Cheating Songs/Cheating Books

 

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Y’all know how I feel about cheating. As far as I’m concerned cheaters belong in the inner rings of Hell. Cheaters destroy families and I’ve watched too many women have their hearts ripped out and their sense of self-worth utterly destroyed by a selfish bastard who was totally unworthy of them, but today as I was jamming to “As We Lay,” I got to thinking about the fact that some of my fave songs, are in fact, cheating songs. The song I consider one of the greatest of all time, Jolene, isn’t necessarily a cheating song, but it kind of really is.

I was also thinking about the romance genre and how cheating is a deal breaker but not for some. (It goes without saying I’m firmly in the DEALBREAKER column.) It seems to be quite prevalent in motorcycle club romances, and I immediately DNF them.

How about you, what are some of your favorite cheating songs? And how do you feel about cheating books?

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Awesome Review of Pussycat in Peril

 

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It’s been a long time since a review made me cry, but this one had me all up in my feels. It’s no secret that much as I love this series, it doesn’t sell well. I knew from the beginning what I wanted this series to be, so that was never an issue, but this cover? Good grief, that was a struggle. A hijab on the cover of a romance book? I’d never seen it, (which was a key motivator to do it) and knew it would turn some readers off.

I thought long and hard about leaving it off, especially since I had a helluva time finding a stock photo that would work. Whit finally had to merge four photos, and y’all don’t know what a struggle that is (not to mention the expense). I looked at stock photos until my eyes crossed trying to find pictures where the angles and shadows were just right. I’ve done it so much I’m officially an expert! Even so, I am so glad I stuck to my original vision. It’s amazeballs when people read the story and understand where I was coming from. Love against all odds. Regardless of religion or political strife or whatever. It’s still love folks and that’s the business I’m in.

The Stars of the Storm Crow Universe

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I’ve been writing like crazy. Lisa and I hope to have Acts of Wars ready for you soon, as well as a few surprises. When I get tired and my brain cells shut down, I like to play around in Photoshop. I’m working on a cover for the last book in the Storm Crow series, Storm Crow, which will be out next spring.  Not quite ready yet, but check out this montage of the book covers so far. What do you think?