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New Place to Get Ursula Whistler Stories

Man of Few Words and Basically Bad are now available to purchase on Google Play as eBooks. This means more choices for whatever device you read your collection of electronic books. Just click on the covers to go to Google Play.

Cover of Basically Bad by Ursula Whistler

From Wildflowers Books

Basically Bad

Socialite Jackie spends her evenings as Delilah, a sex toy saleswoman, but her boyfriend, Vince, has grown tired of her reliance on battery-powered toys to have an orgasm. Under the ruse of a special weekend away, he lures her to his primitive fish camp on Lake Maurepas, Louisiana, where he plans to delight her without vibrators.To Jackie, the camp is another world compared to her comfortable, Uptown New Orleans home, and she’s afraid she’ll lose this man due to her toy use, the exact same way she lost her ex-husband. But she doesn’t know if she can do without the toys. Or the man.

 

 

 

ManOfFewWords_w7302_100Man of Few Words

Marine Pilot John ‘Duff’ Duffy was always good at following orders, even when it meant having to leave the woman he loved. Her father, then his superior, dictated it was the best thing for Kirsten’s future and Duff’s career. Good soldiers followed orders, no matter what the heart felt. It had been for the best…back then. But when he sees her years later across a crowded bar, he has one burning desire–to have her back in his life and bed again.With a new job and her father’s estate to settle, Professor Kirsten Tanner wants a peaceful existence. The return of the handsome flight instructor who broke her heart and lit a fire to her desires challenges that. She’s determined not to fall victim to his quiet charm again, but the need to show him she too can love him and leave him is much too tempting. But one touch from Duff and Kirsten begins to wonder if maybe they can have more than one night of ecstasy.

 

Review of Behaving Badly from Romancing the Book

from The Wild Rose Press

from The Wild Rose Press

I regularly read the reviews at Romancing the Book to find new authors that I would like to read. How wonderful it was when I saw this review for Behaving Badly.

The chemistry between Drew and Jessica is off the charts. The sex scenes were hot and steamy. Drew and Jessica are good match for each other.

Thanks, Victoria, for your Rose in Bloom rating. As an author, I always feel like I’m just about to bloom. One day I real that full flower phase!

My year in review and some #Resolutions

I am a glass half-full person, which is why I am doing this year in review. I’m also not a prolific blog writer, so I am also doing this review to really see where I have put my time and energy.

As I looked at the year in posts, I realized that it has been a year mostly of elation with one bummer moment. And, I good with that. Who wouldn’t be?

twrp collageJanuary was all editing and writing, but that led to the release of four short stories spread out through this year. From Basically Bad (not currently available) to Behaving Badly, Risque Poses, and Man of Few Words, the emails between my editor at The Wild Rose Press and I have been flying. Between edits, galleys, covers, and finding the right blurbs, we’ve managed to have some great conversations. With another story contracted with TWRP, I’m feeling wonderful about writing. (Now, if the holidays would just be done so that I can get more writing accomplished. I’ve got so much planned!)

I participated in four blog hops, giving away numerous gift cards and plenty of copies of my stories. I plan to do more of these hops, because they are fun (when I don’t forget).

I featured shirtless men that I happened to photograph while I was out and about. I’ll keep that going when I get inspired by shoulders and lovely pecs.

Writing isn’t all about sitting in front of the computer, although one must do much of that to be a writer. I showed my face at the FF&P conference held here in New Orleans. I gave a talk there and met some wonderful people. I gave the same presentation at a monthly meeting of the Heart of Louisiana Chapter of RWA. I also got the chance to meet readers at their yearly luncheon. That’s really a nice event, and I returned from it with such zeal for writing.

I joined Twitter as my use of Facebook is less than regular. Y’all, social media mixed with writing can be so time consuming. Like, how can I get it all done and be married and be a mother and have a day job and get inspired to write erotic romances? I can get that all done, but something has to give. That thing is a clean house. I know many of you understand.

On the fun side of publishing, I had two recipes chosen to be in cookbooks for readers this year. The first are my Aphrodisian Chargrilled Oysters that are an appetizer for Passionate Cooks. I really do cook these at least three times a year, sometimes over a fire at the camp and sometimes in my kitchen at home. The second recipe is in A Healthy Holiday Garden Gourmet 2012 with the Wild Rose Press. That’s my every other Monday dinner–Vegetarian Red Beans and Rice. It’s low sodium, low fat, and all dat! (That is so unlike me to brag about something. It must be the chilly weather here in New Orleans.) In all honesty, I make this every two weeks. Everyone, including the children, gobbles it up, though the adults add hot sauce, upping the sodium count a little.

Even with that bummer of a moment when a publisher and I parted ways, I’m calling 2012 a good one for me. My resolution for the upcoming year is to be louder about my releases (like when Man of Few Words is available for other devices besides Kindle) and when Bad Big Easy makes it debut. My other resolutions include getting Basically Bad back out there and for finishing the story I’m writing now as well as one that has been kicking around in my head for a while. It wants to be let out. I want it out.

To those of you who have read my stories: Thank you. I hope you can look at your year (notice I left out family stuff) and call it a good one.

Heart of Louisiana’s Reader Luncheon, Nov 10th

I’m thrilled and honored to be traveling to Baton Rouge on November 10th for the annual Heart LA RWA chapter luncheon for readers featuring authors. My chapter of RWA (SOLA) is donating a basket of books by our authors for auction. We’re offering books by Sabrina Jeffries, June Shaw, Farrah Rochon, CJ Parker, and others. Some e-books are included as well. Come join us if you are in the area. It’s a good time for everyone.