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Excerpt Reveal: Seducing Lauren by Kristen Proby

Title: Seducing Lauren

Author: Kristen Proby
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In the second book in the Love Under the Big Sky series from this USA TODAY bestselling author of the With Me in Seattle series, life in Montana gets spicy when a woman and her divorce lawyer sign off the papers—and sign on to love.

Now that his best friend, Josh, has happily settled down with his true love on a Montana ranch, small-town lawyer Ty Sullivan starts thinking that maybe single life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. And when Lauren Cunningham’s no-good ex-husband comes after her for an unexpected trust fund, Ty steps in to protect her. But soon he can’t help but think of her as more than a client. Lauren’s in no mood to jump into another relationship, so how can Ty convince her that her mistake wasn’t getting married, but marrying the wrong guy?
And don’t forget to read the first book in the Love Under the Big Sky Series…
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The small amount of money that Jack is trying to lay claim to is nothing compared to the money I have that Jack knows nothing about. Since our legal separation, I’ve become very successful in my career, but I wasn’t lying when I told Ty that it’s not about the money.
This is my heritage. My family worked hard for this land, for the wealth they amassed, and Jack doesn’t deserve another fucking dime of it. That’s why the divorce took so long. I fought him with everything in me to assure that he didn’t get his greedy hands on my family’s money.
In the end he won a sizable settlement that all of the lawyers talked me into.
Jack wasn’t happy. He wanted more.
I push off the edge of the pool and glide underwater until I reach the surface and then move into a front crawl.
After my parents died in a winter car accident just over two years ago, Jack made it clear that he didn’t love me, had been sleeping around since we were dating, but expected me to keep him in his comfortable lifestyle.
When I threw a fit and kicked him out, he slammed me against the wall and landed a punch to my stomach, certain to avoid bruising me, before he left.
Thanks to threats from Brad, and Jack’s knowing how well-known I am in this town, he’s not bothered me since. Until now.
And now he’s threatening me.
It’s not worth it. Living in constant fear of seeing Jack around town, of finding myself in the middle of another humiliating scene. Seeing the pity in the eyes of people I’ve known my whole life. And now, coming home to an ambush because he’s feeling desperate?
I’m done.
I pull myself out of the water, exhausted and panting, and resigned to see Cary in the morning to agree to a settlement.
It’s time to move on.
It’s early when I leave the house and drive to the lawyer’s office. I don’t have an appointment, and I don’t even know for sure if anyone is there yet, but I couldn’t sleep last night. I couldn’t lose myself in work.
I need to get this over with.
When I stride to the front door, I’m surprised to find it unlocked. Sylvia isn’t in yet, but I hear voices back in Cary’s office.
I step through his door like I belong there, and both Cary’s and Ty’s faces register surprise when they see me in the doorway.
“You know, Lo, we have these things called phones, where you call and make what’s called an appointment.” Ty’s gray eyes are narrowed, but his lips are quirked in a smile. He’s in a power suit today, making my mouth immediately water. His shoulders look even broader in the black jacket, and the blue tie makes his eyes shine.
“Ha ha.” I sit heavily in the seat before Cary’s desk. “I’m sick of this shit.”
“Ty told me you came by yesterday.” Cary leans back in his chair.
“I was fucking served papers,” I mutter, and push my hands though my hair. “But I think I want to settle.”
Ty’s eyebrows climb into his hairline. “I’ll leave you two alone.”
“You can stay,” I mutter. “I could use both of your opinions. I’ll pay double for the hour.”
“That’s not necessary.” Ty’s voice is clipped and he frowns as he gazes at me. “Why the change of heart?”
I lean back in the chair and tilt my head back, looking at the tin tiles on the ceiling. “Because Jack’s an asshole. Because now he’s decided to threaten me.” I shake my head and look Cary in the eye. “But no payments. It’s going to be in one lump sum and he needs to sign a contract stating that he’ll never ask for another dime.”

Kristen is the author of the Amazon and USA Today bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.
Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.


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From the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Olivia Cunning… One Starry Night… 
In high school, Jake was the bad boy who made Michelle burn with desire, took what he wanted from her body, and broke her heart. In hindsight, Michelle never should have gotten tangled up with the aspiring guitarist in the first place. In high school, Devlin was a sweet, shy geek who’d had a crush on her, but when he’d found the courage to ask her to Prom, she’d turned him down flat. In hindsight, she should have worried more about the quality of the boy than her reputation with the popular crowd. But this isn’t high school anymore. At her ten year class reunion, Michelle finds her once popular crowd lacking, but finds both the man who broke her heart and the one she once rejected irresistibly sexy. She wants them. Both of them. And they want her any way—every way—they can have her. Can she resist either man? Does she even want to try?

New York Times bestselling author Nicole Edwards is heating things up with Boots Optional, a sexy new ménage novella which is the first book in a hot new series called Dead Heat Ranch
Grace Lambert is familiar with hard work, long days, and handsome cowboys. She’s been working for her family’s dude ranch since she was old enough to ride a horse and she’s not afraid to get her hands dirty. What she is afraid of is the heat that’s been generating between her and not one, but two sexy cowboys who’ve set their sights on her. And each other. Grant Kingsley and Lane Miller have both had their eyes on Gracie for years, but the feisty cowgirl has managed to keep them at bay. As far as they are concerned, cowboys don’t give up, and neither of them is ready to give up just yet. Not on her and not on the heat that transpires between the two of them. Find out what happens when the sultry Texas nights get as hot as the fierce Texas days.
New York Times bestselling author Cherrie Lynn gets it hot in here with SHAMELESS
It’s a vacation Meredith Taylor will never forget. A sunny beach, good friends and good times. But when she overhears a couple having a passionate interlude on the balcony above her one night, she can’t get the man’s sultry voice out of her mind. Especially when she figures out exactly who that man is… Cameron Moore always had an eye on his best friend’s little sister but considered her strictly off limits, choosing to satisfy his lust elsewhere. Now Meri seems to want to annihilate every wall Cam’s put up against her. The beach is hot, the drinks are cold, Meredith is irresistible, and something has to give. Will it only be the walls between them, or their hearts as well?
New York Times Bestselling Author Kristen Proby brings you PLAYING WITH FIRE, a ménage novella. 
Bailey Whitworth is a charity event organizer and a woman exploring her sexuality. Kevin Welling and Gray McDermitt are firefighters and best friends who share everything. Bailey always knew her sexual appetites were “different”, but she had no idea that she could fall in love with two men at once. What will she do when she has to choose between them? Or will she have to choose at all?
From USA Today bestselling author, Lainey Reese comes Guarding Nadia
When Nadia Dixon walked into the offices of CJ Investigations, the last thing she expected to find were men who looked more like GQ models than bodyguards. It was desperation that brought her to their door however and she prayed that the two sex gods were more than just pretty faces. Caleb and Jonas had started their security firm together after leaving the Secret Service. They had the lethal skill and training to safeguard anyone, including the gorgeous erotic author. Considering her stunning beauty, alluring sensuality and decadent profession, the only wonder was that she had drawn out just one obsessed fan. After hearing Nadia’s story and seeing for themselves the threat that she was under, they knew they could keep her safe from any stalker. Their only worry…who was going to keep her safe from them?     
“You guys did great,” she insists. “I saw the final numbers. How do you stay in such good shape?”
“It’s the job,” Kevin replies. “It’s hard work. Keeps us in shape.”
“Some of us have to work harder than others,” I add. Kevin is naturally fit and lean, while I have to work out every day to stay in this shape. 
“Well, whatever you’re doing, it’s working for you,” she replies and then slaps her hand over her mouth in mortification. I grin and take a sip of my beer. Kev’s right, she’s interested.
Maybe this won’t be as difficult as we thought.
“We carry a lot of equipment,” Kev continues, and I can see by the humor in his eyes that he has a plan up his sleeve. “Hoses, gear, people.” He loops his arms under her legs and back and lifts her off the stool, takes her spot and settles her on his lap facing me, so she sandwiched between us. Her arms are wrapped around his shoulders and she’s laughing. 
“You just haul people around,” she says dryly. 
“Haven’t you heard? We carry damsels in distress out of burning buildings all the time.” Kevin grins down at her then over at me. “Right?”
“Almost every day,” I lie easily, playing the game, but Kevin isn’t fooling her. She just laughs moves to stand but Kev tightens his hold on her, keeping her in place. 
“You’re fine right here,” he says.
She glances uncertainly between us, then picks her drink up and downs the rest of it. 
“Another?” Kevin asks.
“No,” I reply before Bailey can open her mouth. I shake my head but keep my eyes on Bailey’s bright blue ones. “I think she’s had enough.”
“You’re right, I should probably go home.” She opens her purse and digs around for a moment, but I grip her chin in my fingers and lean in, plant my lips over hers and kiss her long and slow, stealing the breath right out of her. She moans as the tension leaves her and she sags against Kevin. I feel him wrap his arms around her middle, anchoring her as she melts into the kiss, opening her mouth to me sweetly.
She tastes like strawberries and heaven. Before I get too carried away, I back slowly away and watch in fascination as her eyes flutter open and she stares at me with her jaw dropped.
As if she realizes what she just did, and that she might have offended Kevin, she glances back at him.
“I’m sorr…” 
Before she can finish, Kev catches her chin in his palm and guides her lips to his, kissing her just as long and just as sweetly, making her moan into his lips. 
My dick throbs behind the fly of my jeans as I link my fingers through hers and hold onto her as she rides out the kiss. At last, Kev backs away and smiles smugly down at her.
She glances back and forth between both of us, licks her lips and whispers, “Holy shit.”
“I think it’s time we took you home,” I reply with a wide smile. “What do you think, Kev?”
“Past time,” he agrees and stands with Bailey still safe in his arms. “Let’s go.”
Olivia Cunning Author PhotoNew York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Olivia Cunning Combining her love for romantic fiction and rock ‘n roll, USA Today Best-Selling Author Olivia Cunning writes erotic romance centered around rock musicians. Raised on hard rock music from the cradle, she attended her first Styx concert at age six and fell instantly in love with live music. She’s been known to travel over a thousand miles just to see a favorite band in concert. As a teen, she discovered her second love, romantic fiction — first, voraciously reading steamy romance novels and then penning her own. Olivia’s first book in her Sinner’s Tour Series, Backstage Pass, was published in 2010 by Sourcebooks. Book two in the series, Rock Hard, was published in 2011 and the third book, Double Time just released November 2012. The last two books in the series are expected to be out in 2013. Aside from the Sinners Tour that launched her career, Olivia has been hard at work on a few other series and stand alones . . . of course with the music turned up. 

Nichole Edwards Author PhotoNew York Times bestselling author Nicole Edwards Nicole lives in Texas with her husband, three kids and four dogs. It’s quite the household and most of the time you’ll find her locked away in her office – dubbed the writing cave. When she’s not there, you’ll probably find her reading or hanging out with the dogs and kids, doing her best to keep them in line. And no, for the record, it doesn’t usually work. 

Cherrie Lynn Author PhotoNew York Times bestselling author Cherrie Lynn has been a CPS caseworker and a juvenile probation officer, but now that she has come to her senses, she writes contemporary and paranormal romance on the steamy side. It’s *much* more fun. She’s also an unabashed rock music enthusiast, and loves letting her passion for romance and metal collide on the page. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading, listening to music or playing with her favorite gadget of the moment. She’s also fond of hitting the road with her husband to catch their favorite bands live. Cherrie lives in East Texas with said husband and their two kids, all of whom are the source of much merriment, mischief and mayhem. You can visit her at or at the various social networking sites. She loves hearing from readers! 

Kristen Proby Author PhotoNew York Times Bestselling Author Kristen Proby KRISTEN PROBY is the USA Today bestselling author of the popular With Me in Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type—fiercely protective and a bit bossy—and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves. Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate, and sunshine. And naps. Visit her at

Lainey Reese AuthorPhotoUSA Today bestselling author Lainey Reese Lainey lives in lovely Lake Stevens, Washington. She is the author of the sizzling New York series, including the USA Today best seller Innocence Defied. Lainey’s first novel, A Table for Three, was nominated for best debut novel of 2010 by the Romance Review and the fun hasn’t stopped since the minute that book hit the shelves. Most days when Lainey isn’t tucked in front of her computer she can be found out exploring the beautiful Pacific North West with her daughter and their two beloved pups. For more on Lainey and the books available, you can visit her website @

Blog Tour: Tied With Me by Kristen Proby (review, interview with Matt and giveaways)


A man whose lifestyle is so different from her own…
Nic Dalton’s cupcake bakery is thriving. She serves both rock stars and locals alike, content with her growing business. But one adventurous night out with her best friend, Bailey, turns her life upside down. She meets a handsome stranger who makes her skin sizzle and her heart race. Their one night together is explosive and unexpected, but when he has to suddenly leave without taking her phone number, Nic resigns herself to never seeing him again.
…What will it take to trust and submit to his every desire?
Matt Montgomery is one of Seattle’s finest. He works hard, loves and protects his family fiercely, and is loyal almost to a fault.
And he has a penchant for bondage.
Matt enjoys the way a woman looks wrapped up in his ropes, and makes no apologies for his preferences. When he meets Nic at a fetish festival, the small, beautiful woman catches his eye, drawing him to her. His one night with her was everything he’s ever looked for in a partner, but is cut short because of a family emergency. Even before he sees her again weeks later, he knows he’ll never get her out of his system.
And he’ll do whatever it takes to make her his.
“Give in to this, Nic. Let me prove to you that I will be one of the best decisions you ever make.” –Matt Montgomery
We are so excited to have a sit down with one of Seattle’s finest! This should be fun!
Walking in the room you can’t help but take notice! He is everything I thought he would be and more! Time for a little fun…
TBA – So…am I under arrest *giving him my best cheshire cat grin*
MATT – You look like you’ve been up to no good. We could play with my handcuffs if you like.
TBA – *fans face* Ok! So cuffs in your professional and person life. How do you find a balance?
MATT – It’s a no-brainer. Work is important, but Nicole always comes first. Always.
TBA – What do you enjoy most about the job?
MATT – There is no gray area, there is only right and wrong. The rules are clearly defined.
TBA – Do you think you were born to be one of “Seattle’s Finest”? 
MATT – I think I was born to protect what matters to me.
TBA – I know I feel safer knowing you are on the job (ok I can’t help but wink! He is too cute)!
MATT – Thank you, darling.
TBA – Can we talk ropes?
MATT – Of course.
TBA – Have you always been into Shibari? It is a technique that takes remarkable skill and a dominant mind. Not many can master it. Do you excel at everything you do? 
MATT – I’ve studied Shibari for more than a decade. It takes patience and a connection to the person you’re working with. Like anything in life, you have to practice and hone your craft. And no, I don’t excel at everything. I’m a hopeless singer.
TBA – Nothing wrong with a man in charge! Now I know the family likes to give you a hard time. Maybe they just wish they had your mad crazy skills. *snickers* 
MATT – My family likes to give me a hard time for a number of things, and I return it ten-fold. 
TBA – Let’s get real…who is your favorite sibling? No pressure *giggles*
MATT – Jules.
TBA – Well I know I speak for most people when I say there is MAD Montgomery love! For all of them! 
Can we talk about the special woman in your life? 
MATT – My favorite subject.
TBA – One things for sure your sugar intake is through the roof! How many cupcakes are you eating a week?
MATT – I’ve cut back to one a day.
TBA – It’s a good thing there is a little kink to work off the excess pounds. 
MATT – We don’t have a problem with exercise, no.
TBA – Nic in one word?
MATT – Everything.
TBA – Where do you see this relationship going? 
MATT – I’ll be with Nic until the day I die.
TBA – Do you ever feel pressure to settle down? 
MATT – No. I rarely feel pressure to do anything.
TBA – Well what ever you decide I think Nic is a perfect match *winks*
MATT – Thank you. She’s a very special woman.
TBA – Can we do some rapid fire questions for fun!
MATT – Shoot.
Guilty pleasure? *grins*
Favorite band? Nash
Biggest fear? Those I love being hurt.
Greatest accomplishment? My relationship with Nic.
Favorite cupcake flavor? Changes daily.
Favorite Luke Williams movie? I forget what it’s called… the one he produced a couple years ago with Hugh Jackman.
If you weren’t a detective what would you be doing? I’d probably work construction with my brother.
Night out or a night in? In
TBA – Matt thank you so much for stoping by and chatting with us! I think we have taken up enough of your time! I know everyone will be tied up in your story! 
MATT – Thanks for having me.

Sometimes the BEST things come in tied packages.
In my perfect Seattle bubble I would live with The Montgomery’s and go to rock concerts, football games, family barbeques, erotic photo shoots, and yes NOW tag along for private bondage encounters with a side of cupcakes. Tied With Me is the sixth book in the With Me Series and really what is better than a little kink with a side of sweet. 
Tied With Me is Matt’s story. His “different” lifestyle has been questioned in the prior With Me books. A taste for power and kink tied into one man. His meeting with the beautiful Nic at a fetish festival becomes much more then he planned for. One unforgettable night. Was that it? Well see that is where it gets good… 
It’s hard to pick a Proby favorite! Each book has its own magical pull, encompassing each and every minute until your eyes find their way to the end. One sitting reads! Kristen always delivers. Matt and Nic will have you craving more…more sweet and a lot more kink. This new love is tied in with what we expect most form Kristen, good old family fun! This cast of characters will keep you in stiches. Never a dull moment. As we mark off book number six I am reminded that we only have two more. Read every word of Tied With Me as if it were the last, savor the feelings and emotions. Although this will be a book you will read over and over again every time will feel like the first time. 5 stars.
Kristen is the author of the Amazon and USA Today bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.
Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

TBA Lovapalooza 2014 featuring a Valentine’s Day on the Lazy K Ranch by Kristen Proby

featuring a Valentine’s Day on the Lazy K Ranch by Kristen Proby

In her sizzling new series, USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby sets the stage for a passionate reunion under the breathtaking Montana sky.
Cara Donovan’s summer tutoring job is turning out to be a challenge—and not just because of her troubled twelve-year-old student. It’s his uncle Josh who’s the real problem. If problem is the word for an irresistibly cocky, muscle-bound rancher with a taste for tight Levi’s and shameless flirtation. . . .
Cara is nothing like the wallflower Josh King remembers good-naturedly teasing in high school. This Cara is gorgeous, confident, fun. From the moment the fiery teacher steps foot on his family’s Lazy K Ranch, the stubborn playboy is determined to corral her. So what happens when his luscious lover takes over the reins?
The first in a steamy trilogy, Kristen Proby’s enthralling novel is filled to the brim with one hardworking family’s triumphs and challenges, all the wild adventure of the modern West, and a whole lot of titillating fun.
Special Valentine’s Day on the Lazy K Ranch
It’s been a hell of a long day. The kids at school were loud and obnoxious. Well, more so than usual. Working with middle schoolers is typically loud and obnoxious. But with it being Friday, and Valentine’s Day, no one wanted to listen or focus.
And I can admit, I was just as bad as they were.
Josh, my fiancée, had two dozen red roses delivered to me at work, which made the girls sigh in envy and the boys smirk. And then the questions began.
“When are you getting married?”
“Are we invited?”
“Can I see your ring again?”
“When is he going to come visit?”
Definitely not a productive workday.
When I came home, Josh was still out working somewhere on the ranch. So, I changed out of my work clothes and got dinner under way while I watched a Nicolas Sparks movie marathon on TV.
Josh offered to make reservations and take me out for Valentine’s Day, but since it’s our first, I’d rather just stay in and enjoy him.
I’d be content doing that every day for the rest of my life.
“Hey, baby,” Josh says as he enters through the back door. He’s dirty and looks exhausted. He’s the only man I know who works from five in the morning until seven at night, sometimes longer depending on the time of year.
“Hi, handsome.” He leans in to kiss me softly. “Rough day?”
“Yeah, but I’m all finished now. It smells fantastic in here.”
“I thought I’d make a lasagna for dinner.”
“My favorite.” At six-foot-four, my man towers over me, smiling down at me with that dimple winking in his cheek. “Special occasion?”
“It’s Valentine’s Day, silly.” I shrug and grin happily. “I thought I’d make my man dinner.”
“Your man appreciates it.” He kisses me again, but doesn’t pull me to him, not wanting to get me dirty. “Let me quickly shower and change and then I’m all yours.”
“That sounds like the best offer I’ve had all day.”
He winks and saunters down the hallway to our bedroom. While he’s in the shower, I set the table and pull the lasagna out of the over to rest, toss the salad and slip bread in the oven to toast.
Just as I pull the pan of bread out of the oven, Josh returns and pulls me in his arms, oven mitts and all. 
“Now I can say hello properly,” he growls and kisses me long and deep. He cups my ass in his big hands and pulls me against him, pressing his erection to my belly. “You look beautiful.”
“Thank you.” I blush and glance down at my simple black maxi skirt and red V-neck top. “And thank you for the beautiful flowers.” I gesture to the big bouquet sitting on the dining table. “They were a big hit.”
“With you or your students?”
“Both.” I giggle and kiss his cheek as he pulls away and sits at the table. “Are you watching chick flicks?”
“Of course.” I shrug and dive into my salad. “It’s the day for it, after all.”
“Well, I hope you’ve enjoyed it,” he says and polishes off his lasagna. “’Cause I have plans for you for the rest of the night.”
“You do?”
“Yes. If you don’t mind cleaning this up, I have something to take care of.”
“Go.” I wave him off and begin clearing the table. Just as I close the dishwasher and turn it on, he returns, wearing a pair of blue sweats that sit low on his hips, and no shirt.
No fucking shirt.
“Well, hello, mostly naked man.” My eyes travel up his body, soaking in the muscular abs, chest and arms. Those amazing arms the size of my thigh and to his handsome face. He’s grinning at me, his chocolate brown eyes soft and happy, as he saunters to me and pulls me into his arm. My cheek rests on his bare chest and I take a deep breath, loving the way he feels against me.
“I love it when you’re mostly naked.”
“I love it when you’re all the way naked,” I replies and lifts me in his arms, carrying me back to our bedroom.
“Is this what your plans are for the rest of the night? Nakedness?”
“Baby, that’s my plan every night.” He kisses my cheek before setting me on my feet and turns me around to face the bathroom, which has been covered in lit candles. He’s run a bubble bath with rose petals and there is a bucket sitting on the floor next to the old-fashioned claw foot bathtub with a bottle of champagne chilling inside.
“Seriously?” I whisper.
“It’s just a little pampering,” he murmurs as he nuzzles my neck from behind. He pulls my red shirt over my head, unclasps my bra and then pushes my skirt down my hips to pool around my feet.
“No panties,” he says with a smile in his voice as his hands glide over my ass and hips. “Naughty girl.”
“I thought you might like that,” I reply with a grin.
He scoops me into his arms again and lowers me into the deliciously warm bath. “I love this tub. Thank you for installing it for me.”
“If a new bathtub makes you happy, baby, who am I to complain?” He sheds his sweats, pours us each a glass of champagne and follows me into the tub, leaning against the opposite end from me. “I’d like to propose a toast,” he says as he holds his glass up. “To the most amazing woman I’ve ever met. You are the best part of my life, Carolina. You’ve made our home come alive with your laughter and big heart, and I’m thankful every day that you’re here with me. Happy Valentine’s Day, my love.”
I blink the tears from my eyes as he clinks his glass to mine and then take a sip of the bubbly wine, sink back in the water, and take a deep, relaxing breath. “This is heavenly, Josh.”
He sets his glass on the nearby windowsill and pulls my right foot into his grasp and begins massaging the arch with his thumbs.
“Correction: now I’m in heaven.”
“You deserve to be pampered,” he replies with a smile. “And I get you naked. It’s really a win-win.”
“I like the way you think, Mr. King.”
I sip my bubbly and sigh contentedly as Josh continues to rub my feel. Finally, the takes my glass from me, sets it beside his own and pulls me into his arms to kiss me softly, brushing his lips gently over my own. He nibbles the corner of my mouth and then nuzzles my nose before whispering, “I’m going to wash your hair now, baby.”
He turns me away from him, and scoops water over my hair, with what I’m not sure, and I’m too relaxed to open my eyes and turn around to look.
Who cares, anyway?
When my hair is all wet, he lathers it up with my shampoo, massaging and scrubbing my scalp for long minutes. 
“Good God, you’re good with your hands, babe.”
“Hmm, they love touching you.”
He rinses the suds carefully out of my hair and then conditions it before rinsing it one more time, then pulls me to lie against his chest.
“Do you have any idea how much I love you?” His lips are next to my ear as he whispers the sweet words.
“It can’t be any more than I love you,” I whisper back and melt against him. 
“Are you ready to get out of this tub?” he murmurs.
“Hey, I’m just along for the ride tonight, right?”
“Interesting choice of words,” he replies, his voice full of humor. 
“Oh God, no horseback rides tonight.” I look back at him with wide eyes. “Please.”
“No, baby, not tonight.” He gently pushes me forward so he can pull himself out of the tub first, dries off, then helps me out. He covers my hair with a towel before drying the rest of my body himself, then to my surprise, wraps me up in a big fluffy robe that I don’t recognize.
“This is new.”
He smiles serenely and nods. “Just something to keep you warm in.”
“You’re good to me.”
“Always.” He kisses my hand, then leads me to the vanity, pulls out my stool and sits me down. I watch him carefully, his face and body. He looks relaxed and peaceful as he reaches for my brush and drags it through my wet hair before blowing it dry, strand by strand. “I love your hair.”
“I know.” I smile at him in the mirror and sit quietly as he finishes drying my hair, then lifts me in his arms again and carries me to the bedroom, when the bed has been turned down. He sets me on my feet, unbelts the robe and pushes it off my shoulders.
“Your body is spectacular,” he whispers as his eyes travel over my skin. “All of it’s hills and valleys. Your smooth skin. The way it blushes when I touch you.”
His soft words are turning me on, big time. 
He palms my ass in his hands and lifts me effortlessly against him. I wrap my legs around his waist as he climbs onto the bed and hovers over me, his elbows now planted beside my head.
“I’m going to make love to you tonight, Carolina.”
“I sincerely hope so, Joshua.” 
His eyes flicker with humor as he lowers his head to take my nipple between his lips, sucking it gently. His hand glides down my ribcage to my hip then drifts between my legs. His fingers flirt with my pussy, then one fingertip glides from my clit, through my folds and slides home.
“Fuck me, you’re so wet baby.”
“You turn me on, you know.”
He grows and bites my neck then licks his way up to my ear. “You fucking make my cock throb. I can’t even think about you during the day without sporting a hard on for an hour.”
I giggle and then moan when he brushes over my sweet spot. “Oh God, right there.”
“I know,” he says and brushes over it again, making my hips buck. “Should I taste you before I make love to you?”
“Please,” I whimper, circling my hips.
“Please to what, sugar?”
“Please make love to me. I can’t stand it.”
He pulls my leg up around his elbow, opening me wider, and slips inside me slowly, stretching me as he sinks as far as he can. He groans and covers my lips with his, sucks and nibbles them as he begins to move in long, measured strokes, making me crazy.
“Faster, babe.”
“Fuck no, this is going to be slow, Carolina.” He nibbles down my jawline to my throat and then buries his face in my neck as he continues to torture us both. “Every time is like the first time with you. Every fucking time.”
He lets go of my leg and cups my face in his hand, gazes down at me with so much love in his brown eyes, I feel my own eyes fill with tears. 
“Your eyes are so green right now,” he whispers. His hips gradually speed up, just enough that when he drags the head of his cock over my sweet spot it sends me that much closer to my release. “That’s right, you’re going to come for me, baby.”
“Oh God, so close,” I whimper and cup his ass in my hands, urging him to thrust faster. I squeeze him with my most intimate muscles and smile in delight when he mutters under his breath and begins to lose control, moving faster, harder.
“Ah, baby, love you so fucking much.” His jaw clenches and I know he’s as close as I am. I pull his lips down to mine and kiss him with everything in me as I fall apart, convulsing around him, my hips bucking uncontrollably. He thrusts hard, twice, then follows me over the edge, rocking against me as he succumbs to his release.
“I love you too,” I pant as he reverses our position, nestling me against his chest. 
“That was just the beginning, my love.”
“Best Valentine’s Day ever,” I reply with a grin.

Kristen is the author of the Amazon and USA Today bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.
Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

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Blog Tour: Loving Cara by Kristen Proby (review, book trailer, author spotlight &giveaway)

Title: Loving Cara
Author: Kristen Proby
Released: Jan. 21st

In her sizzling new series, USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby sets the stage for a passionate reunion under the breathtaking Montana sky.
Cara Donovan’s summer tutoring job is turning out to be a challenge—and not just because of her troubled twelve-year-old student. It’s his uncle Josh who’s the real problem. If problem is the word for an irresistibly cocky, muscle-bound rancher with a taste for tight Levi’s and shameless flirtation. . . .
Cara is nothing like the wallflower Josh King remembers good-naturedly teasing in high school. This Cara is gorgeous, confident, fun. From the moment the fiery teacher steps foot on his family’s Lazy K Ranch, the stubborn playboy is determined to corral her. So what happens when his luscious lover takes over the reins?
The first in a steamy trilogy, Kristen Proby’s enthralling novel is filled to the brim with one hardworking family’s triumphs and challenges, all the wild adventure of the modern West, and a whole lot of titillating fun.

Josh King is an expert at running his family’s multi-million dollar ranch in Montana. (And all that outside manual labor has done wonders for sculpting his six-foot-three body, too.) But as sure footed as he is when it comes to the ranch, Josh doesn’t know anything about how to deal with an adolescent boy—so when his twelve-year-old nephew, Seth, is dropped off on his doorstep, looking scared and acting surly as hell, Josh knows he needs help in straightening him out.
Cara Donovan loves her quiet life as a teacher in her sleepy hometown, so she jumps at the chance to make a little money over the summer as a tutor. But when she learns she’ll be teaching Josh King’s nephew, Cara’s sweet summer job gets a little bit hotter. Cara tries to focus all her attention on tutoring Seth, but Josh proves to be a delicious distraction, while Josh’s memories of the shy girl he once teased in high school are nothing like the beautiful woman he’s facing now. Can he persuade her that there’s more between them than a summer fling?
“If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.”
– Somerset Maugham
And that my friends sum up Kristen Proby. Truthfully, she could create a story about a boy and his pet rock and I would be lining up to read it. Kristen’s sincerity and passion flow through each and every word that graces the pages of her novels. I was lucky enough to stumble upon her first series by complete accident. Powerful stories of love, friendship, personal struggles, and family have moved Kristen to the top of my must read authors list. When discussion of a new series came to light I made sure I had open real estate on my Kindle because lets face it…its Kristen Mother F’n Proby.
The Love Under the Big Sky Series brings us the family/friends dynamic you’ve come to love from Kristen. Not only has she given us an awe-inspiring love story but we are also treated to a cast of secondary characters that prove, within a mere 352 pages, they are worthy of more. Loving Cara may have you asking “Montgomery Who?” *ducks and runs for cover* Ok maybe you won’t forget our loving friends northwest of us because there are far too many hot men running around that state BUT will you definitely leave a little of your heart under the Montana sky.
Josh King! King is very fitting for this man. His undying devotion to family wins him a gold star, heck he gets the whole pack. Once is nephew makes an unexpected journey back to the Montana ranch, the King family steps up. Seth, as would any child, is troubled and fighting to find himself after being pushed aside by his own mother. Josh begins working with Seth and also supplies a little extra assistance with one Cara Donovan. 
Cara is thrown back into Josh’s life and while Cara means business, Josh is looking at the once shy girl in a new light…a bright shining 100 watt bulb. Always the shy girl Cara is unsure of the new attention. Will Josh breakdown Cara’s walls? Only way to find out is to pick up this Proby treasure. Loving Cara is well worth the buy. Not only will you get Josh and Cara but for one low, low price you will get the whole Montana gang…Seth, Ty, Zack, Lauren, and Jillian included! Sounds like a late night infomercial. Right?! Don’t lie you watch them and maybe even have a set of knifes tucked in a drawer! So give into the guilty pleasure know as Kristen Proby. Loving Cara = blissful joy!
  1. First congratulations on your new series!  I know all the “Proby Peeps” are excited for Loving Cara and the whole Love Under the Big Sky crew.  You have gifted us with yet another gem.  Where did the idea for this series come from?              
Thank you so much! I’m excited about this new series too. I came up with the idea for a series based in Montana about fifteen years ago. I grew up in a small town in Montana very similar to the one I’ve created in Cunningham Falls. It felt natural to write about that setting and the colorful people who live there, although none of my characters are based on anyone real.
  1. How hard was it to make the transition form the big city to life under the Montana sky?    
It wasn’t hard at all, actually, and I think that’s because of the many years I spent in Montana. It’s home for me.
  1. You are never lacking for HOT men and Josh King is one very HOT man.  Where do you pull these guys from?  Do you have a HOT guy pocket in your brain?  A secret room of your home filled to the rim with HOT men?  By the way…I will be over in 5!   
Ha! I wish I had a Hot Guy Room! That sounds better than the red room of pain. 😉 I guess I just have an over-active imagination that has no trouble thinking about gorgeous men.
  1. Loving Cara has the strong family dynamic that we have all come to love from your With Me Series.  Do you draw from your own family experiences?     
Some, yes. I had a large, boisterous extended family growing up. My parents instilled the importance of family in me when I was very young.
  1. Thank you for writing strong female characters.  Sometimes with all the alpha males running around the women get lost.  You write women who have a voice, are funny, and relatable.  Women you want as best friends.  Are these women in your life?
Absolutely. I am surrounded by strong, funny, loving women. This describes the women in my family, and those that are my friends. It’s rarely boring around here!
  1. After reading Loving Cara I am over the moon about the men in this series!  The next two books are going to be epic!  Ty and Zack just make me happy!  Can you let us in on what to expect form the next two books? 
I love the men in this series too. Thank you! Ty is a tattooed guy who wears a business suit every day. He’s protective and sweet, and I can’t wait for you to read his story! Zack is beautifully damaged. He has his share of baggage, but along with that, he has a great sense of humor and love of family. They are both going to give their girls a run for their money!
  1. Do you think the Seattle family would ever take a trip to the Montana ranch for a family vacation?  Maybe a small novella??  Maybe!  Just Maybe!  Plus just think of the funny American Girl store trip!  You know the girls need cowgirl outfits before the head on over to the Big Sky!  Priceless! *hint hint
LOL! That would be funny, but there are no plans to merge the two series at this time.
  1. Lastly, THANK YOU!  Your words and have touched so many.  I read over and over that the books are bringing people together. Creating friendships across state lines and even across countries.  Loving Cara and the Big Sky Series will just be another in a long line of Proby excellence!  Any last words about Loving Cara or the new series you would like to share?
I’m so grateful to all of my readers, whether they’ve been with me since the first book, or they’re brand new, just discovering me. THANK YOU, for reading and talking about the stories. I hope you enjoy the Love Under the Big Sky series. They are stories that are close to my heart, and I can’t wait for you all to make new friends and fall in love with them. And thank you, Pam and Cris, for hosting me! I love you girls! xo
Kristen is the author of the Amazon and USA Today bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.
Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

Mother’s Day Special: Stacie’s Surprise Gift to Isaac, Under the Mistletoe by Kristen Proby

Turn it over.”
“What is this?”
“What is it?” Samantha asks. The girls are all straining their necks to see. “It’s Sophie’s fingerprint.”
Stacy’s hazel eyes meet mine as they fill with tears. “This is her fingerprint?” “Oh, what a lovely gift,” Luke’s mom sighs.
“Yeah, I thought you’d like to always have a piece of her with you, even if she’s not with you.” I shrug, feeling kind of silly, but she gives me that wide, special smile and I know that she loves it.
“It’s wonderful! Thank you.”
“Here, Stace,” Nat hands Stacy a box wrapped in silver with a blue bow. It’s the size of a small shirt box.
“We didn’t bring this from home either.”
“No, we didn’t.” She fidgets, not looking me in the eye, and looks suddenly very nervous.
“Do I get to open it?” I ask dryly.
She glances nervously around the room. Brynna gives her a discreet thumbs up and Natalie smiles brightly at her, and now I’m dying to know what’s in this damn box.
“Maybe we should wait until we’re home.”
“Oh hell no!” Caleb and Luke yell out together. There are moans and boos, and she winces and looks back up at me, biting her lower lip.
“Hey,” I cup her face in my hands and smile down at this amazing woman that I’m lucky enough to call mine. “It’s okay. Whatever it is, I’ll love it.”
She swallows hard and whispers so low I can barely hear it, “I hope so.”
She hands me the box and, because I’m a smart ass, I start to slowly unwrap it the way she always does and she giggles.
“Unless you want to die, speed it up, brother,” Caleb growls.I make quick work of the bow and paper and open the lid.
And my world stops.
It’s a black and white photo of Sophie. She’s sitting up on a hardwood floor
with Christmas lights all around her. She has a Santa hat on that’s just a little too
big. Her big eyes are laughing happily at the camera. But propped up next to her is a piece of paper, and on it are the words:
I’m going to be a big sister. Merry Christmas!
My eyes shoot to Stacy’s and she’s got tears flowing down her cheeks. “What?” I breathe.She just nods.
I shake my head and look at the 
photo again and feel my own eyes fill. We’re
having another baby? Now? But how?
“I know, it’s soon, but the doctor confirmed it the other day.”
“Is this…?” I don’t even have to finish my question before she’s nodding
frantically. “Yes.”
“Oh my God.” I look up at our family, all staring at us with a mixture of curiosity and wonder. Brynna is crying – of course she already knew – and Natalie is rubbing her own belly serenely. “We’re having another baby!”
“Holy shit, I’m getting the beer!” Will runs for the kitchen for the celebratory beer and everyone else rushes around us, pulling us into hugs, slapping me on the back. It’s a blur of smiles and tears and hands and hugs.
Finally my wife is back in my arms and I’m kissing her with all I have. Jules doesn’t even dare say anything about this public display of affection.
I pull back, and wipe her tears off her cheeks with my thumbs. My God, after all these years of praying and hoping and trying so fucking hard to add to our family, it’s finally happening.
“I love you,” she whispers in her sweet soft voice.
I bury my face in her neck, breathe in her sweet Stacy scent and murmur, “God, I love you too. Merry Christmas.” 


BLOG TOUR: Rock With Me by Kristen Proby Review, Book Trailer and Giveaways

Cris: *hands on knees, head down taking deep breaths* Tell.  Me.  Again.  Why.  Are.  We.  Running!!
Pam: *running in place* Come on Cris!  Running is fun and you never know we may see the one any only Leo Nash running these streets!
Cris:  So you are telling me that by making me run 5K that we will run into Leo Nash. *snickers*
Pam:  No!  I am saying that we may be able to find our own hottie. *cheshire cat grin*
Cris::  Ok I will run but you are SO buying me cupcakes after this! *stands up and cocks one eyebrow up and puts ear buds back in*
Pam: *yanks ear buds out* Cris!!  If we are running we can at least talk about the book.  Two birds one stone!
Cris:  Right! It was SOOO good!  Leo! Licking stars!  I guess I can see why you want to run.  Ok ready?
Pam:  Yep!  Water bottle is full and ready to rock and roll!
Cris:  Shall we recap?
“Front Man Leo Nash from the world-famous rock band, Nash, is the last person on earth Samantha Williams would trust. She’s already learned about loving a celebrity the hard way and isn’t signing up for another lesson.

Every time Sam gives Leo attitude, he wants to knock that chip off her fragile little shoulder. What the hell did he ever do to her, anyway? He’s not used to women treating him like he’s poisonous, and he isn’t about to let her run away every time he gets close. He’s had enough of people running away to last him a lifetime…when this one runs, he gives chase. But, catching Sam isn’t as hard as he thought.

The sexual attraction between them is so thick, Sam can practically hold it in her hand. There’s no way she can deny herself the promise of pleasure being with Leo would provide. 

But, pleasure always comes with pain and when secrets are revealed and trust is challenged, who will run and who will chase?”

Pam:  Ok I have to start by saying this series has proven itself not only as a single book but a collection of stories that encompasses a view on todays modern family.  These characters are the modern family!  With Sam and Leo Kristen has added to this family in a big way.  I love both Sam and Leo!!

Cris: Same here. Leo specifically! I didn’t expect much from him since we only heard a few things about him from the last book. But damn Kristen was able to reveal a lot of him here. A different kind of revelation I almost wanted to snatch someone with tattoo stars and lick them! (LOL)

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Pam:  You know what else I loved about this book? I love that we a see a different side to a “Rock & Roll God”!  Leo has a softer side and after years in the business he knows what her wants.  One word *sips water bottle* Sam! 

Cris: Yeah, its pretty unique and I gotta say I love how Kristen has introduced him to us. He has his own issues but he never let those issues get in the way between him and Sam. I get that he is afraid to commit, too, but as his feelings grow, he knows he won’t be able to resist Sam so instead of pushing her away, he embraced the fact that she is someone he knows he can’t live without so he had overcome his fears and just let his emotions go with the flow.

Pam:  And how about Sam?  I so was not a fan in Come Away With Me!  But I feel that she has grown and I enjoyed seeing her interact with Natalie and Luke as well as baby Olivia!  I will never look at a dirty diaper again without a chuckle!  *Trips and falls flat on butt*

Cris: *uncontrolled laughter* Are you ok? 

Pam: Ok maybe running and talking wasn’t one of my better ideas? *shakes head*

Cris:  Maybe we should get a head start on the cupcakes?

Pam: Agreed!  Lemon or Chocolate?

Cris:  *smiles* Both!  Let’s go and we can eat and talk!

Pam:  Cupcakes were a great idea! *pulling the wrapper off the cupcake* Yummy!  So Sam had some heavy issues in this book.  She has been burned by the celebrity world once before.  It was really hard for her to open and trust.  What did you think?

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Cris: I hated her until half of the book either! LOL. I mean who says no to LEO and his stars? She nearly broke my heart in chapter five, I wanted to scream and say NOOOOOO!!! Don’t do that to him!

“You knew the score. It was just sex. Really good sex! I finally fucked a rockstar. Thanks.”

Well its everyone’s dream to be able to f*** a rockstar, I know! But Leo doesn’t deserve to be treated like that considering his intentions are pure and he’s always good in showing her how much he wants her. I can tell the man was really hurt…
“You wanna fuck a rockstar, sugar? I didn’t fuck you last night. But I’ll sure as hell fuck you now! He spanks me again and then grips my hip, bruising me, and does exactly what he promised. He fucks me. HARD…ANGRY…HURT…
Pam:  Sometimes you don’t know where your heart will lay and Sam’s happen to fall at Leo’s side. *sigh*

Cris: Well I’m happy that she realized it sooner rather than later! 

Pam:  I also come to adore the family interactions!  Game night was too funny!  It was like a Hasbro commercial waiting to happen!  The family that plays together stays together!

Cris: That’s what I love about Kristen! The humor and fun is always there. She knows how we love the  Montgomery clan and their extended family members so she always make sure to include them and give each a spotlight without overlapping the others. Remember the scene with Will and Meg??? OMG! I didn’t really expect him to do that! And I fell for him even more!

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KRISTEN and ORIGINALITY? Goes well with each other!

Pam:  All fun and jokes aside Kristen has done a remarkable job of interlocking characters that leave you wanting more.  As the books progress so do the characters. It is truly genius on Kristen’s part because not only is she creating a series that funny, warm, and entertaining she has made it so we want more.   All I have to say is CELEB!!  Safe With Me is going to be amazeballs!!  Bring it on!!  I am ready for some action!

Cris: What crazy thing are you going to make me doe next? *shakes head* Join the police academy?

Pam:  *snickers* Well…maybe!  You never know!  Could be fun!  You know you love my crazy ideas! *winks*


Kristen is the author of the Amazon and USA Today bestselling With Me In Seattle series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong characters who love humor and have a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.
Kristen spends her days with her muse in the Pacific Northwest. She enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

Twitter: @handbagjunkie


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Blog Tour: Play With Me by Kristen Proby 5/5 Stars Review, Trailer & Giveaway

Title: Play With Me (With me in Seattle #3) 
Author: Kristen Proby 
Release Date: March 1, 2013 

CenturyLink Field: Seattle Washington ~ Game Day Sunday 

Cris: What have you got me doing now Pam???

Pam: Well you said you wanted to talk about Play With Me…

Cris: And we couldn’t do that at a coffee shop or while having wine back at my house?

Pam: Where the fun in that? Don’t you want to see Mr. Football God Will in action?

Cris: You got a point. Where are we sitting?

Pam: 50 yard line! Ummm where else!

As our tickets are taken we head to the concession stand for beer and snacks (can’t talk about the crazy Montgomery clan with kicking a few back)

Cris: *yelling over the crowd* Still think this is a good idea?

Pam: YES! So let’s recap…

“Will Montgomery is a successful professional football player and seemingly has it all. He’s not used to being told no, and certainly doesn’t take no for an answer. So when he turns his charms on his sister’s sexy rocker-chick friend Meg, he’s not only turned down, but met with open hostility, piquing his curiosity and libido. He’s determined to show her that he’s not the arrogant jock she thinks he is, and to get her into his bed.

Megan McBride is not impressed with Will Montgomery, his fat contract, fancy car, or his arrogant public persona. She doesn’t have time for a relationship, and if she’s learned anything in life, it’s that loving means losing, so she guards her heart ferociously. But she can’t deny the overwhelming attraction to the sexy, tattooed athlete, and when Will starts breaking down her defenses and grabs hold of her heart, will she be able to admit her feelings for him, or will her troubled past cause her to lose the first man she’s ever truly loved?” (synopsis)

Cris: What was your favorite part?

Pam: *jumps up screaming* TOUCHDOWN SEAHAWKS!!! Woot Woot!!!

Cris: Umm Pam…Favorite part?

Pam: Sorry! That’s hard because I truly loved it all! Kristen really came with her “A” game on this one! The story weaved all the characters together well. You got just enough of them but to the point that you were overwhelmed with secondary character storyline. Will and Meg really shine and such a great love story! If I had to pick…MINI VAN!! I think I read that part 5 times! Laughing so hard I cried! Here is one for you…How did you fell about Meg and Will? They both grew a lot in the story but with any love story there has to be growth. Right?

Cris: Ditto! I read that part so many times too! Intoxication really does something great sometimes. LOL. But talking about the characters, I found Meg and Will perfect for each other. One who is a bit afraid to show and invest her emotions while the other is so willing to prove that true and long lasting love does exist. I didn’t find it hard to love them both, they are playful, kinky and sexy and very realistic.

Cris: *looking at the field* you know this is a great game!

Cris: Ok back to the topic! Well I believe Kristen Proby once again proved that she can create well-developed characters and she doesn’t have any issues with realism at all. All of her characters even from the first book in the series are totally relatable, they have depths and the conflicts she has created have some real emotional resonance. Her characters gave the impression of a real human being, with complexities and contradictions behind what you see as a first impression.

Both: *hands in air and holding breath* GOAL!!!!!!! *high five*

Pam: See told ya this would be fun! I think that the character development in story line was awesome! I loved the push and pull with Will and Meg. It kept me wanting more! There was enough to keep you going! You know?

Cris: Yes, it’s not too complicated but it still gave us readers something to look forward to. Something that would really make you flip those pages to know what’s gonna happen next.

Pam: So…the sex?

Random people behind us: *give us the shifty eyes and a loud sigh* Umm ladies this is football not a book club!!

Pam: Dude what’s the problem? We are talking football just with a little more added in. *winks eye*

Cris: So back to sex… (what you thought about sex)

Pam: *fans face* Oh my SO HOT!! OMG!! The Shelby Mustang!!! That Kristen can sure write about sex! OMG and New Orleans!

Cris: *laughing* I know right! The girl can write sizzling, sensuous, steamy scenes! And I know it takes a lot of hard work to write those. Not that I am a pro or something. But I feel that if an author isn’t careful and creative enough, she can be caught up in cliché’s and euphemisms and both of which can really detach the readers from the story. But I never experienced that to any of Kristen’s story.

Pam: This game is getting good! *shouting and standing up* SEAHAWKS!!!!

Oh yes I rank Kristen up with my top favorite authors! She has an amazing writing style and the way she can combine so many characters and make you fall in love with each one! That’s talent with a capital T!

Cris: Looks like the SeaHawks are going to win! I guess that Mr. Hot Football God is reason enough to recommend the book but what else?

Pam: Look we made the fan camm! *waves and jumps up and down and makes Cris do the same* Why recommend the book…why not! Kristen’s fresh writing style makes the words flow and allows you to connect to each character. From book one of series I know I was a fan from go! I am a very happy girl that there are so many Montgomery’s to write about.

Cris: Well for me its plain and simple…I.ADORE.HER.BOOKS.AND.ALL.HER.MEN!

Pam: Well just as the SeaHawks did Kristen kicks some serious book butt!! 5 stars for me! What about you?

Cris: Hell yeah! 5 shining stars!

Game over and as we are walking out…

Pam: Should we make our way over and see if we can snag us a player? *elbows Cris*

Cris: *shakes head* Why would I say no when I know we will end up there anyway?

Pam: *winks and smiles with a Cheshire cat grin* Exactly!

Kristen Proby has made a living as a massage therapist, a medical biller, a registrar in an Emergency Room, and a professional photographer. But what feeds her soul is writing romantic, erotic love stories about strong women who don’t necessarily need saving, and gorgeous, alpha-type men who want to save them anyway.

Kristen lives in the amazing Pacific Northwest where, conveniently, her muse lives too.