Thank you Eileen for having me on your wonderful Dragon’s Den Blog today. I’m excited to share with you and our friends the book launch of the fifth book in the Risking Love series. Black Velvet Seductions Publishing is having a grand sale for the event. See the details below. 

JOSHUA (Risking Love Book 5) Blurb 

Bella spent the last year with a man that barely touched her. It was high time that she got some hot, passionate sex. The only problem was it couldn’t be with just anybody. It had to be with someone special. 

Should she choose the gorgeous club owner? Or the mysterious, sexy businessman? Which of them would let her explore a secret desire for a little non-vanilla passion in and out of the bedroom? 

Excerpt from JOSHUA 

By Callie Carmen 

She huffed out air at the sight of me and folded her arms across her chest. Her olive skin had a flushed pink tint, and I would have sworn that she was pissed at me. 

Had I missed something? Had she wanted me to open her door? She didn’t seem the type that would like that kind of thing on such a casual type of date. I would have opened the door for her if we’d gone out to a nice restaurant, of course. But not here on the dirt driveway, with broken clam shells spread round. 

“What’s wrong? Are you mad at me for not opening your door? Or what?” 

She plopped her fisted hands onto her hips and gave me duck lips. 

She looked so adorable in that stance, with her eyes shooting fire, that I wanted to grab her and kiss those plump duck lips. But the next thing out of her mouth was. 

“Stai scherzando?” 

If memory served, she had just asked, “Are you kidding me?”  

Geez, was Bella going to be a high maintenance girl? I didn’t need a drama queen for a girlfriend. I was at a point in my life where I was looking for the love of my life. Someone that I had a strong connection with that matched both my passion and my intellect. I had thought that could be Bella, but now I wasn’t so sure, since she’d gotten her little panties in a wad over something so small.  

As I was about to say something, I was sure I’d regret, she held her hand straight up and said, “Don’t talk to me.”  

I wanted to take her over my knee to teach her a lesson. She was acting like a child. Then I remembered my mother’s favorite saying: Silence is sometimes the best answer. 

Right then, I felt something hit me in the head and drip onto my forehead. I looked at Bella. Her eyes were huge, and her mouth had dropped open. I swooshed my hand across my forehead and looked at it. There was a blob of bird shit. 

Bella burst out laughing. 

Figuring there was more than one way to deal with her bad attitude, I pretended like I was going to wipe my hand on her. She screeched and hightailed it down the path to the cottage. She laughed all the way there.  

I’d be damned, I roared along with her. Maybe this would work out. I followed her but kept enough distance between us that she could have fun thinking she had kept away from me.  

Joshua (Risking Love Novel Five)

For a limited time the ebook is only .99c on Amazon for Joshua. 

PATRICK (Risking Love Book 1) Blurb 
Jaq had no interest in a serious relationship because life at an early age had taught her that men weren’t to be trusted. But she met Patrick who soon had her thinking about risking her heart.  

For Patrick the time for Jaq dating other men had ended. He wanted her all to himself. But would she stay if she knew the secrets of his past? Patrick wasn’t the only man who wanted Jaq, and the other man was willing to kill to have her.  

Patrick (Risking Love Book 1)

To celebrate the launch of Joshua the first Risking Love novel Patrick, ebook is only .99c on Amazon NOW through December 31. 

Risking Love Box Set (eBooks 1-4) Blurb 

Take a risk on the Risking Love novels about six friends that are always there for each other. The Risking Love books are an emotionally charged exploration of the search for love and truth—in their relationships, their careers, and their hearts. These romantic stories will have you laughing, crying, and your heart racing. 

The Risking Love Box Set

To celebrate the launch of Joshua the Risking Love Box Set (eBooks 1-4) is 50% off only $5.98 regularly $11.96 NOW through December 31. 

24 thoughts on “Joshua

  1. Callie, I read Anthony and loved it. I’m positive this will be as good if not better. I like your friends.

    Eileen as always a great blog!

  2. Great excerpt! I enjoyed every book in the Risking Love series and am really looking forward to reading this one.

    1. Thank you, Estelle. Jessica Greeley designed the cover and it is my favorite one in the Risking Love series. I’m so glad you love it.
      Thanks for picking up a copy of Joshua. I can’t wait to hear what you thought of it.

    1. Hi Viola,
      Thank you, hon. I hope the power gets on quickly in your area and you all stay safe. Yes, I think Joshua is sexy too. And I love Bella. She is so much like someone I know.

    1. Hi Gibby,
      Thank you. I love the cover too. It’s my favorite in the Risking Love series. Designer Jessica Greeley rocks.
      I can’t wait to hear what you think of Joshua’s love story.

    1. Thanks, Sassy Brit. I loved writing Joshua. Two women in love with the same guy. Oh no!

      You have to let me know what you thought of Joshua’s love story.

      I love this cover so much and I do know what you mean.

  3. Oh my gosh! What a thing to happen on a date! But he found out what he needed to: Bella is going to be okay and don’t stand in one place for too long! I can’t wait for this book!

  4. Oh dear, everyone’s worst nighrmare— being pooped on the head. 😂😂

    I love the scene and the cover, Callie.

  5. I so love the series. I must confess reading Patrick made me wonder how this series was going to go, as it covers unusual topics in a typical romance. The series has just grown adding new depths to the existing group of characters. I am dreading this series coming to an end, I have loved it so much. Great blog post, Eileen, and Callie.

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