Hi everyone! Sorry for the lack of posting. My Lupus has been throwing a fit that has left me out of commission for a little bit. To make it up to you wonderful readers, I am giving you all an exclusive teaser from my upcoming erotic novel, The Daring Assignment!
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“So first things first, we need to figure a title and what this book will be about. Have you thought of anything?” she asked, pulling her long hair into a messy bun on top of her head. I bit the inside of my cheek. I had no idea what an appropriate storyline would be for this kind of book. This project was going to require a lot of research and I had no idea where to even start. Gia could give me advice, but at the end of the day, she couldn’t write the book for me. As I thought a little more, an idea hit me.
“What about making this story personal? I could make it about a woman who is trying to find her way outside of her family’s shadow and she ends up meeting a man who practically fulfills every sexual need she could ever imagine,” I said, quickly sitting up as excitement took over. Gia scoffed and waved her hand to dismiss the idea.
“I was so bored with that idea that I didn’t even listen to the whole thing.”
“Then how about you come up with something, genius,” I challenged, folding my arms across my chest. Gia’s head lazily lolled from side to side as she thought. I knew that whatever came out of her mouth was either going to be taboo or something that I definitely couldn’t do.
“I think you need a research partner,” she finally said. I raised an eyebrow in confusion. A partner for what? Isn’t that why I was here with her?
“Why would I need a partner? That’s why I have you.”
“Like I said before, I worship the pole. You’re beautiful and all, but I just don’t do girls.”
“What the hell are you talking about then? A research partner to have SEX with?”
“Oh good, you caught on quickly. I was prepared for you to do your usual naive blank stare. You worry me sometimes,” she chided as a grin spread across her lips. I quickly shook my head. There was no way in hell I was going to find a “research partner”. If Julius were to find out about that, his whore title would probably stick with me forever. He didn’t take my job seriously as it was, so doing this would not help my case in any way.
“I can’t cheat on Julius. I would feel dirty doing that,” I protested, pulling my cardigan tighter around me to cover myself. Gia smirked at me.
“Even if your research partner was Zane?” she asked. I opened my mouth to speak, but I didn’t know how to respond. Having Zane as a research partner would almost be a dream come true, but I didn’t know if he was into doing such “research” projects. Either way, that would still cause me to get myself into a deeper situation that I didn’t want to get into.
“I have a boyfriend. Whether we’re compatible or not, I’m still with him until I figure out how to get rid of him. Zane will always just be a friend and I want to keep it that way. It makes things less complicated,” I replied, turning to my journal to avoid making eye contact with Gia. The idea wasn’t a bad one. The thought of doing everything that I had written in my journal with the actual man in mind scared me. If I were to get involved with him in that way, what if I ended up falling for him? I would eventually have to tell him the truth in order to actually be with him and I didn’t want to walk away with a broken heart.
What the hell was I thinking anyway? This is purely research. This would end up being another part of my “escape” from real life. As long as I kept the two separate, everything would be fine… right?
Beau Coup author Crystal Miles Gauthier just debuted her first book Trioanne!
HE SAID ALL THE RIGHT THINGS
Troianne Shelden is a high school student with a bright future. She’s smart, shapely and a catch for any guy. But after a night of passion with a handsome stranger, everything changes. Her future is in doubt when she finds herself pregnant.
THEN LEFT HER ALONE
When her grandmother passes away, and with her parents long dead, Troianne suddenly finds herself with a large inheritance, but absolutely no one she can trust to turn to for help.
Fate takes a hand when she goes into labor. Blinded by pain, she passes out in the back of an ambulance – and wakes up somewhere very different.
She opens her eyes to find herself not in a modern ambulance, but in the back of a horse-drawn carriage. When the door opens she’s greeted by a handsome man dressed like he stepped out of the past. In shock, Troianne realizes that she’s somehow traveled back in time.
And she has no idea how to return home…
V: Hi, Crystal! Thank you for taking the time to interview with me! I’m sure you’re super excited about your first release! How about we get started with getting to know a little bit about you?
C: Hello Victoria thank you for the chance to let everyone know about me and my work. I am a housewife. All my children are grown. I live with my husband Joe and have two cats: Diesel and Turbo.
V: Sweet! How does it feel
to officially have something published? How did you react when you saw that
your very first book was live?
C: It was midnight and I
screamed. Woke up the hubby and hugged him. It was also our 11th wedding
anniversary so it was really special.
V: What encouraged you to want to publish a book?
Who inspires you to write?
C: Melanie Corona Author gets all the credit. I read
her book on Wattpad and said, “I can do that.” The rest is now written history.
V:Your book, Troianne, is historical romance/time
travel. What made you decide to write this type of story? What inspired it?
mother always had romance novels lining bookshelves of our home when I was
young. I started out reading them at an early age. I knew I could write one if
I put my mind to it.
V: What do you want the readers to know about your
book? What do you want them to know that will excite them and make them want to
C: It is a Time Travel Historical Romance action packed with twists and
turns but flows really well. It is a clean romance with just a few swear words.
V: Tell us about your characters. What muses did
you use to create them?
C: My main character Troianne is a person who reflects my
dreams. She is a person I admire. Duncan is my dream man, a lot like my
husband. In 1997 I wrote a small novella about them but never published it. Now
it is in a novel all its own.
V: While writing Troianne, did you have a list of
songs that you listened to?
C: Just one song. Lightening Crashes by Live, over and
over again. I also referred to Indigoddadavid by Iron Butterfly too.
V: When writing, what do you just HAVE to have near
C: My cellphone, nose spray (I got allergies), a drink, red strawberry
sizzlers and the tv on.
V: What do you enjoy reading in your spare time? Do
you have any favorite authors?
C: Romance of any kind. Melanie Corona, Scarlett
Jade, Sable Hunter and many more.
V: What are your plans for the Time Travel Society
series? How many books will there be?
C: There will be 5 in the series. Troianne,
Diana’s Magic, Rheanon’s Heart, Athena’s Warrior and Camberleigh’s Castle.
V: Do you have any release dates planned for future
C: Not currently, hopefully October for Diana’s Magic.
Crystal Miles Gauthier lives with her husband, Joe, and her two lively cats in the lovely city of Lansing, Michigan. A mother of five children and thirteen grandchildren, Crystal enjoys reading, crocheting, writing, traveling, and is a supporter of saving wolves and sea turtles. Her very first book was Angel Unaware by Dale Evans. She usually writes sitting with my laptop in my recliner.