That's right, I am back in the writing space and getting ready to release two new books! The Southern Gods series will start with a duet loosely based on the Hades and Persephone tale from Greek mythology, and it makes my wild imagination so happy that I got to play with this myth! I created a world in which a morally grey billionaire who has his sights set on a particular hotel chain would inevitably fall for the woman set to inherit that very business, and get to throw in some hilarious brothers, a salacious gossip site that loves sharing secrets, a little danger, and a meddling Southern mama who is as vexing as she is ambitious.
This is a billionaire, age-gap, virgin romance set in the sweetly cruel south and it is so fun! I love these characters and their journey so much. The mood board I included above gives you a little hint to the luxurious feel of the story and includes some of the very first images that helped me cement who these characters are and what their world looks like. Of course there are wildly expensive cars, plenty of bourbon (the title probably clued you into that!), a rooftop garden, and fancy dresses. And there is a dog. He's pretty much a main character as well, and that makes my dog-loving heart so happy!
I have both books available for pre-order with a January and February release for them, but may move up the dates. Ready for the blurb? Keep reading!
The Bourbon Bride - Book One of the Southern Gods Series
Her innocence kept her at my mercy and now I’m never letting her go.
Hayes Olsen: Billionaire, Demanding Businessman, Killer of Dreams…
I rule as king of the corporate underworld, my worst deeds performed as CFO of Olympus International where I reign with my two brothers. My ruthlessness means I’m not well-liked, and far from accepted, but as luck would have it, the fates intervene on my behalf, sending a sweet debutante into my garden on the very night society gets its claws in her.
She could have fled, but she chose to stay, and I’m just shameless enough to use that to my advantage to get what I want.
Paige Fairchild: Hotel Heiress, Southern Belle, Virgin…
I begged Mama to have my debutante ball at an exclusive nightclub. Meeting the club’s mysterious owner, however, was a bittersweet twist of fate. Hayes is refined, well-aged, and sinfully hot in a way that promises temptation and a world of pleasures I’ve never known. He could be the very key I’ve needed to leave my tightly controlled life behind, but it’s a risk that could have disastrous consequences.
I ran straight into the arms of the devil, and now he’ll never let me leave.
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Barnes & Noble: coming soon