Monday, February 4, 2013

CBLS Promotions Guest Post & Review: Double Mocha Heavy On Your Phone Number

When asked about how I come up with ideas, the answer is pretty easy. I don’t. I have come to the conclusion that I can’t write – I just have the most interesting life ever and steal from everything around me!  I recently learned of the term “pantser”. I guess I was one long before it had a name. :)

Double Mocha, Heavy on Your Phone Number came about simply by my husband telling me a story about helping a stranded biker. The next time I started a novel, it was a girl helping a guy and voila! The rest went from there.

I actually used my house as the setting for Ellie’s and envisioned her play house in the forest right off our property. I used to own a cyber café and hubby was the computer geek – this just all fell together too easily. Of course the evil twin and the stalker were a bit of a surprise but hey… gotta have some fiction!

I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. Sorry, Ellie is a wee bit of a beeotch in the beginning. Can’t be helped. That’s me too ;)

Happy Reading!
Double Mocha, Heavy on Your Phone Number by June Kramin Contemporary Romantic Suspense Published by Musa Publishing Released on December 16, 2011 Heat Level: Sensual Word Count: 79,000

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Unable to make it home in a snowstorm, Ellie seeks shelter at an old farmhouse. When the owner’s grandson shows up and happens to be the man she had given the brush off to twice, it takes all they have not to kill each other during the snowed-in days that follow.

The last thing Ellie plans on is the relationship outlasting the storm. Bix’s persistence at a relationship and attempts to help her at her job with his computer skills proves to be more than Ellie can continue to push away. She finds herself where she never wanted to be after losing her fiancé a year ago. In love again.

When Ellie’s twin sister shows up and puts all their lives at risk, they must now weather a different kind of storm together.

Bix was surprised to see Ellie standing in the kitchen when he walked in her house the following Monday. He was hoping to surprise her when she got home from work. She must have left a little early.

“You’re home?” He walked over admiring her hair then gave her a kiss as he ran his fingers through her hair. “What made you go dark?”

“I just felt like a change. You like it?”

“I do.” He kissed her again and weaved his fingers through her hair and to the back of her head.

She wrapped her arms around his neck and began kissing him hard. Getting more aggressive in her kisses, she began pushing him backwards until he was against the wall.

“What got into you, babe?”

“I just missed you.” She kissed his neck then pulled at his shirt, sending buttons flying. Her hands stroked his chest and went down to his belt buckle.

He closed his eyes and leaned his head against the wall as she kissed down his chest. She slid his jeans down, but left his boxers on. Kissing her way back up his chest, she placed her hand at his crotch. He was already getting aroused. “Nice,” she said, giving him a squeeze. Kissing him harder, she began rubbing her hips against him.

“Let’s get down to business, stud.”

His eyes sprang open and he held her by the shoulders, then looked into her eyes. They were the same shade of blue. The same deep blue outline. He looked from one to the other, then saw it. A green fleck that was never there before.

“You’re not Ellie.”

“Dammit.” Her hand still stroked his chest. “You’re quicker than Tony was.”

He pushed her back and quickly pulled his jeans up. “Ellie never mentioned being a twin.”

“It’s no wonder. I’d want to keep you to myself, too.” Again she leaned into him and tried to place her hand on his crotch. He grabbed her hand before she was successful.

“Stop it.”

“Come on. What are you? A choir boy?”

He moved away from the wall so she would stop cornering him. “I don’t know what your game is but—” The sound of a car door closing stopped him.

“Dammit. The party pooper is home. We’ll have to finish later.” She looked to Bix again and ran her tongue over her lips.

Bix tried pulling his shirt together the best he could, but it was a useless attempt with his buttons scattered across the floor.

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Review:  This is the second book of June's that I've read recently and I have to say that June is now on my must read author's list.

She seems to always write a heroine that has spunk and that's the case here.

You may think this is just another snowstorm romance, but if you did that, you would definitely be wrong. June has a few tricks up her sleeve with this story. She adds some light suspense to this one to really make it worth reading, but not so much that the atmosphere gets too heavy.

I mean with a title like Double Mocha, Heavy On Your Phone Number, you'd not expect a totally suspenseful read.

I read I'll Try To Behave Myself last month and now I look forward to reading some more of June's books!

Rating: 4 flowers

About the Author

Wife, Mother, Writer, Lunatic. Not necessarily in that order.

June, who prefers to go by Bug, was born in Philadelphia but moved to Maui, Hawaii when she was four. She met her “Prince Charming” on Kauai and is currently living “Happily Ever After” on a hobby farm in a small town in Southern Minnesota.

She enjoys riding her Paint horse, Ringo, around the small ghost town they are playfully reestablishing with the neighbors and playing in Photoshop. Her son and daughter are her greatest accomplishments. She takes pride in embarrassing them every chance she gets.

Being hopelessly addicted to 80′s music is her super power.
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June Kramin said...

Thanks so much for being a part of the barrage. I'm thrilled you enjoyed it.

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