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Laurie
Interests: quilting, writing, reading, publishing romance and erotic romance, gardening, cooking and collecting recipes
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Happy New Year! As one year comes to a close and a new one begins I find myself thinking about what was great in the old year and what could be even better in the New Year. Since this is predominantly a book blog I thought I'd ask about the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2013 at Laurie's blog
<em>Please welcome Cara Bristol back to the blog. The title of this blog post pretty much sums it up...so I'll give the floor to Cara at this point and let her explain why she started a spanking fiction discussion group on Facebook.</em> <a href="http://blackvelvetseductions.com/readers_blog/archives/3309/cb_unexpectedconsequences_coverlg-2" rel="attachment wp-att-3311"><img class="alignright size-full wp-image-3311" alt="CB_Unexpec... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome Jerrie Alexander to the blog. Jerrie is the author of the romantic suspense novel The Green-Eyed Doll. If you're a fan of romantic suspense, as I am, you've probably read your share of stories about serial killers, just as I have. What struck me about this romantic suspense... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome Jerrie Alexander to the blog. Jerrie is the author of the romantic suspense novel The Green-Eyed Doll. If you're a fan of romantic suspense, as I am, you've probably read your share of stories about serial killers, just as I have. What struck me about this romantic suspense... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Laurie's blog
<strong>STOP! To enter the contest for the Amazon gift card or to receive your free ebook just for stopping by you MUST follow the instructions! Please read them below!</strong> <a href="http://blackvelvetseductions.com/readers_blog/?attachment_id=5087" rel="attachment wp-att-5087"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-5087" alt="Christmas scene with tree and fire in background" src="http://blackvelvetseductions.com/readers_ Read more ... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Welcome to the blog! It's had a bit of a facelift since the last post. I hope everyone enjoys the new look. :) Today we have Cutter Phoenix aka Faith Bicknell-Brown visiting us for an interview. I've kicked things off by asking a few probing questions but I'm hoping the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Here's a nice list of all the books we've discussed or given away here on the blog during 2012. If you know there was a book you were interested in that was discussed here, but now you can't remember the title, check out the 2012 BVS Book Spotlight category in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Browse all books published by Black Velvet Seductions The list is broken down into types of books - .99 bargains, Christmas books, romantic suspense, erotic romance, domestic discipline, etc. Each type of book is divided into paper and Kindle format so that you can search for either ebooks or paper... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome today's guest author Gledé Browne Kabongo to the blog. If you've ever wondered about the differences between genres like psychological fiction, suspense, legal thriller, psychological thriller, and woman in jeopardy you're in for a treat today as Gledé is here to help us get straight on just what... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2012 at Laurie's blog
It's time to announce some of the winners in our ongoing daily prize giveaway that is going on between now and Christmas. but first I want to draw attention to the fact that Shannon who posted a comment following guest author Christy Young's post was chosen as a winner in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Today will mark the beginning of a change to the Books You Can Win contests that we've had here on the blog for a long time. As I mentioned in a post a couple of weeks ago, I will no longer be adding paper books to the list of books... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome erotic romance author Susan Dipacido to the blog. Susan is here to pay birthday tribute to one of her favorite musicians - Frank Sinatra. In addition she's sharing a bit about her latest erotic romance - Shuffle Up And Deal. Be sure to leave questions and comments in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome author Robin Danner to the blog. I've kicked things off by asking a series of interview questions but I hope that our readers will step up and ask some questions of their own. Blogs are always more fun when readers participate in the conversation. Robin is giving away... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2012 at Laurie's blog
[caption id="attachment_5007" align="alignleft" width="300"] The lovely handpainted fan that Linda is giving away.[/caption] Please welcome today's guest author Linda Mercury to the blog. Linda's here to talk about her newest release - a paranormal romance - Dracula's Desire. Be sure to leave a comment for Linda in the comments section... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome today's guest author Shelly Holt to the blog. I've kicked things off with a ton of questions but there are a lot of follow up questions still to be asked. Please step into the void and ask away. Someone who comments will win a lace Christmas ornament from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome Anita Philmar to the blog. Anita is the author of Banished - a collection of three stories within one book. You'll definitely want to check out the blurb and the excerpt below. Leave your questions and comments for Anita in the comments section following this post. Anita will... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome today's guest author Nicole MacDonald the author of THE ARRIVAL. I've kicked things off by asking Nicole a series of questions about herself and her book, but I'm hoping that all of you who are reading along will step up and ask some questions of your own. We... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2012 at Laurie's blog
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] English: Oven roasted turkey, common fare for Christmas and Thanksgiving celebrations. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Here in the US many of us are gathering with family or friends to celebrate Thanksgiving. Our family isn't doing the actual big gathering until Saturday when we will all gather, eat,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome one of my favorite authors back to the blog. Starla Kaye who writes erotic romance and domestic discipline short stories and novels joins us today to share some of her own happy holiday memories. Please join the conversation...share your own holiday memories and traditions. What do you do... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome one of my favorite authors back to the blog. Starla Kaye who writes erotic romance and domestic discipline short stories and novels joins us today to share some of her own happy holiday memories. Please join the conversation...share your own holiday memories and traditions. What do you do... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome Dianne Hartsock to the blog. Dianne has a lot to say about heroes, especially the heroes that people her own male-male romances. In addition she has an intriguing new book to tell you about...and an angsty excerpt of it to share. Dianne will be awarding a $10 gift... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2012 at Laurie's blog
[caption id="attachment_4920" align="alignleft" width="200"] Lace embroidery from Ace Points Embroidery[/caption] Sometimes it pays to be outspoken - to let your voice be heard. That's particularly true on this blog between now and Christmas when I am giving away daily prizes. These prizes are in addition to the giveaways that most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2012 at Laurie's blog
Please welcome guest author Cara Bristol back to the blog. Cara usually steams things up in her books where she writes erotic romance and steamy stories about spanking. But today she's turning up the heat in the kitchen. If you normally buy cranberry sauce in the can for Thanksgiving Cara... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2012 at Laurie's blog