I have TWO releases in January, I thought I'd showcase a little of the first one. The title is BAM-BAM'S INKED HART and is book #3 in the Bad Boys of Beta Squad series, my military romantic suspense. The book is scheduled to be released on January 12 2016, but it should be up for pre-order here soon. Greg "Bam-Bam" Killian is free of his ex-wife and is now six sheets to the wind. The alcohol didn't work so he's looking for something to make him feel better. He managed to remember Zamora and her tattoo shop, and he's hoping to get laid.
He expected the interior to be dingy, dark, and greasy, but the room he entered glowed with stylish recessed lighting, buffed and resined concrete floor covered in bright oriental rugs, and comfortable dark leather furniture. The walls held framed pictures of tattoos and elegant graffiti art while soft classical music played over the PA system.
A young man with enough piercings to look like an advertisement for a scrap yard looked up from the book he read with a friendly smile. Ink decorated his arms from wrist to biceps where they disappeared under the sleeves of his t-shirt, but the title on the book read The Handmaid’s Tale. Greg smothered his smirk, he’d never been much of a reader. Trying to pick up women, I guess.
“Can I help you, sir?”
“Yeah, I’m looking for Zamora.”
The young man scanned Greg as his smile faded. “Can I tell her what this is about?”
How did Greg explain he just wanted to get laid and Zamora seemed like a good candidate?
He’d almost said ‘fucked’, but a sane voice saved him at the last moment.
I guess he does have a sense of survival. ;) There are several great authors on the Weekend Writer Warriors list and in the Snippet Sunday Facebook group. A few of my favorites are Charley Descoteaux, Jeff Tsuruoka, Gem Sivad, Goran Zidar, Veronica Scott, and Iris Blobel. Here's the blurb for BAM-BAM'S INKED HART.
Petty Officer Greg “Bam-Bam” Killian is done with marriage, done with long term relationships, and done with the Teams. The injury sustained on his last op has destroyed his dreams of being a SEAL as much as his ex-wife demolished their marriage. Now he’s free to do anything he wants, including get drunk and be miserable.
Zamora Hart has dealt with her fair share of men, both military and civilian. When a wounded petty officer washes up in her tattoo shop, she can’t help but offer him a place to stay for the weekend. She’s been where he is and doesn’t mind paying the help forward, especially when the friendship comes with some intimate benefits. It’s only temporary.
When Zamora’s ex shows up, frightening her with talk of starting over, Greg offers to stay at her place longer to give backup and repay her generosity. He doesn’t intend to fall in love with her, he’s only defending a friend while he shifts his career from active service to BUD/S instructor. But her ex’s threats become more than just talk, and Greg must step up his efforts of protection, because that’s what friends do.
But it’s only temporary and they’re just friends-with-benefits, right?
If you'd like to pre-order your copy, you can find it at the following links:
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