My Sexy Saturday “Tall and Sexy” Desire Unexpected, Assassins and Sweethearts, book 1 #RomSuspense

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Hello! Welcome back to My Sexy Saturday. Today, I’m sharing from Desire Unexpected.

In these 7 super sexy lines, Ethan and Nadia are about to have their first real conversation. ❤


She whipped around to find Tall and Sexy next to her. She clasped a hand over her chest and rubbed. Her fingers moved back and forth over her pulse point in an attempt to quiet the storm raging inside.

He stepped further into the blue light shining through the windows. He took her breath away. Strength and power radiated from his long lean stature, steady shoulders, and crisp look. His hair was neatly trimmed, right down to his tidy sideburns. The temptation to slide her finger down one and across the chiseled edge of his chin was too much.


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Blurb:

Life is passing Nadia Duskin by from her position in the mailroom. It only fulfills two necessities, keeping the repo man away and keeping her up to date on her sexy CEO.

Ethan Wright is prepared to frighten and fire the nosey girl who sorts his company’s mail. After engaging with her at one of his favorite places in the world, he digs deeper.

Together, they find the kind of pleasure that could keep them satisfied for a lifetime. Her love may be the key to putting both of their lives back on track, but to what end? When a man he’s been contracted to kill threatens Nadia’s life, he forces her to face reality. Either they’ll delve deeper into the desires neither expected or they may die trying.

Be Warned: spanking, light BDSM, public exhibition

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Mid Week Tease! “lock yourselves in a room, and get it done” from Taking Chances, Love Projects 1 #BDSM

click to see SJ's Mid Week TeasesHappy Hump Day!

I’m back! Did you miss me?

I want to give a shout out to the amazing Angelica Dawson for keeping this group going each week.

I’m back to working on the 4th book in my Love Projects Series. I’ve been looking forward to writing this one for a long time. The hero has been mentioned in every Evernight book I’ve written. I’ve got a HUGE crush on this guy. HUGE! ❤

So, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the scenes he’s been in before I start teasing you from the WIP.

Here’s a bit from the opening scene in Taking Chances, Love Projects Book 1.


“I’d like you to head the team on this.” Keller inclined his head toward Jake. “Pick one of the technical writers from this table, lock yourselves in a room, and get it done. I want a report tomorrow, my office, ten o’clock.” He stomped from the room and took another opportunity to sneer at each of them.

The room, without Keller’s presence, grew eerily quiet.

All attention turned to Jake. He towered over them as they waited for the chosen partner to be selected. Whispers bubbled up around her.

A door slammed down the hall, probably Keller letting off some steam. She didn’t want to think about Keller. She desperately wanted to fill her mind with one idea, that she could be the technical writer Jake chose. He could choose her.

She blocked out her surroundings, peeled back her protective layer and allowed herself to feel. She bit her lower lip and sucked it into her mouth. She could be locked in a room with Jake. Her mouth dried, and her heart pounded. She took another look at Jake and drank in his dark features and the muscles she imagined hidden under his blue collared shirt. A fantasy, starring the infamous Jake, filled her imagination.


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Book Description:

Lydia’s father walked away from her when she was eight. She’s struggled to not let him affect her, but fears she wasn’t loveable enough to make him stay. Jake wants to love one woman, but after scaring the last woman he met outside of the club, he doubts he deserves the right. She protects her heart by sticking with her fantasies and he lives by a set of rules that excludes women who choose a vanilla lifestyle.

The two will be kept in a conference room working together until their special project is complete. If Lydia and Jake hold tight to their bland lives, they’ll always yearn for love that is out of reach. Together they find common ground, passion, and a reason to take chances. Once they discover the grand possibilities of the love they desire, they find themselves in the very place they tried never to be again, facing unguaranteed loved.

Be Warned: spanking, BDSM, public exhibition

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Readers’ Choice Awards, a Sale, and Fabulous Reviews #giveaway #happynews

It’s been a crazy busy fall. So, when it snowed here on Saturday, I was in complete denial that winter is indeed coming. I hope you’re not as in shock as I am. ❤

Here’s something else that shocked me. You, my wonderful readers have nominated me in TWO categories in this year’s Evernight Readers’ Choice Awards.

Thank You!

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Voting is now open in the final round and ends on November 30th. Each voter will be entered to win a $50 gift card!

You’ll find me in the following categories. I’d love your vote!

 Best Evernight series – Assassins & Sweethearts by SJ Maylee

Best in Category: BDSM –  Unexpected Destiny by SJ Maylee

>> Click here to cast your vote! <<


This coming Friday, my self-published title, Common Grounds, will be on sale at All Romance eBooks. 25% off!
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reviewertoppick2I’ve had several new reviews come in lately. My very first release, Taking Chances, has received a 5-star TOP PICK at Night Owl Reviews. 😀 Squee!! I don’t have to tell you how much I love this story. It’s the first couple that took hold of my imagination and didn’t let go until I had it just right. I simply love it when others enjoy it as well.

“Lydia calls him Sir and the heat is on!”
“we get a wonderful story”
“I really like the fact I’m in on the first book of the series and I have the others to look forward to.” <- That’s right and I am working on Keller’s book now. Swoon!
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Desire Unexpected, the newest release in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series has a couple new reviews too!  😀 One of the readers also confirmed Desire Unexpected does read as a stand alone. <- All my stories do actually. So, start there if you want and I hope you’ll be convinced, as she has been, to read the other’s in the series too. ❤
“This was a fun, entertaining, and easy read and I plan to go back and purchase the books in this series that I do not have.”
“Great writing, mystery woven in very well and a romance that leaves a reader sighing with happiness.”
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NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN: Evernight Publishing Readers’ Choice Awards

Nominations end tomorrow.

Nominate your favorites and get a chance to win!

There are 31 categories. Lots of places to show the books and authors you loved this past year some love. ❤

Click here to enter your nominations!

Semi-finalists will be announced on Nov. 14th and you’ll have the chance to vote in the finals round Nov. 14 – 28.
Be sure to enter your name and email address at the end of the nomination form for your chance to WIN a $25 Evernight Gift Certificate!
 
Desire-Protected-with free heartUnexpected Destiny by S.J. Maylee 400x600I have two books eligible for nominations.
I’d love it if you’d consider nominating them.
Both Desire Protected and Unexpected Destiny are in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series.
 Click the links or covers for more information on each. Some of the categories you could consider nominating me for are:

Evernight Book of the Year

Favorite Evernight author

Best Evernight series

Best Evernight cover

Best in Category: Suspense, Erotic, Contemporary, BDSM

Thank you!

Mid Week Tease! “You’ve got it bad.” Unexpected Destiny #RomanticSuspense

click to see SJ's Mid Week TeasesHappy Hump Day!

Big THANK YOU to the super talented Angelica Dawson for keeping us going each week.

This is the third book in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series and it tells Aidan’s story.

I’ve gone back to the beginning. Let’s see what happens the moments before Liz propositions the man she’s just met. Oh boy. But that’s right. Liz’s girlfriends are helping her go after what she really needs.

Hope you enjoy this tease.


Liz covered her mouth. “Emily, you can’t say things like that right when I take a sip.”

“What?” Emily looked back and forth between Liz and Sherri and pushed the tulle from her eyes. “You can’t keep your eyes off him.”

“Emily’s right.” Sherri patted Liz’s hand. “You should go for it. He’s frickin’ hot.”

“He really is.” A weight lifted from Liz’s chest. It might be Emily’s bachelorette party but they all knew the real purpose for the evening. Liz needed to get laid. She’d had a hell of a year and, if she didn’t fight her way through it, she’d have nothing but shittier times ahead. She checked over her shoulder and found his stool empty. “Fuck. Where did he go?” She searched the bar.

“Relax, vixen. He went to the bathroom.” Sherri shook her head. “You’ve got it bad.”

“I do.” She rubbed her palms on her jeans. “My hands are sweating. What’s wrong with me? I feel like I’m in high school.” When he’d leaned in to answer her question, her gaze locked on his. Between his enticing blues eyes, the strong line of his jaw, and his alluring scent, she couldn’t think of anything else at the moment. “Gosh, I need this.”

“Go for it,” her girlfriends said together.

“What if this is a bad idea?” She licked her lips and turned to check on the bathroom.

“We’ve got a plan, remember?” Sherri said.

“That’s right.” Emily rubbed her hands together. “We’ve all got our parts down. We’ll help you question him. If he passes our tests, the security at your place will handle the rest. You’ve got this. Now, go get yourself a hot piece of ass.”

“I’m going to do this.” Liz stood and swung her purse over her shoulder. “I’m taking control of my life.”

“Yes, you are.” Sherri smacked the table.

Liz tucked her hair behind her ear and headed to the bathroom. She could do this. She could proposition a man.

“Shake what your momma gave you,” Emily hollered.

Liz stopped and checked on her girlfriends. They were both beaming at her. She shook her head and rolled her shoulders. Knowing they had her back had gotten her through the worst year of her life. At least Emily wasn’t going to have any problem pulling off her role as the drunken girlfriend.

She stopped at the door to the men’s bathroom and wiped her palms on her jeans. It was now or never. Shoving the door open, she stepped inside.


Book Description:

Elizabeth Martin thought she already had her happily ever after, that is until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin for hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.

The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.

Be Warned: light BDSM, bondage, anal play

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Where to find UNEXPECTED DESTINY

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Mid Week Tease! “You need to stay alive.” Unexpected Destiny #RomanticSuspense

click to see SJ's Mid Week TeasesHappy Hump Day!

Big THANK YOU to the super talented Angelica Dawson for keeping us going each week.

This is the third book in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series and it tells Aidan’s story.

I’ve skipped to a different point in the story. Aidan and Liz have just gotten word that the bad guys have found them.

Will Aidan’s cover be enough? Will he be able to stop them from killing her?

Hope you enjoy this tease.

❤ ❤ ❤


The second they were inside his apartment, his phone buzzed. “It’s a text from Sam.” He held the phone up for her.

They’re in the stairwell.

Cold dread washed over her. She couldn’t breathe. Couldn’t move.

“You need to get in my closet.” The solid even tone of his voice shook her from her panic.

“You want me to hide?”

“Yes, it’s right back here behind the bathroom.” He pulled her around the corner. A worn punching bag hung from the ceiling. “Get inside and don’t make a sound.” He opened the closet door. “I don’t care what you hear. Shut your eyes. I’ll come get you when it’s over. Do you hear me?”

“Okay.” Leaving it all to Aidan sounded like a good plan, but she hated getting separated from him and didn’t like him handling the thugs alone.

He grabbed her shoulders and squeezed. “You stay alive by not coming out.”

“Okay, I get it.” She caressed his cheek. “You too. Aidan, you need to stay alive.”

He hauled her close and claimed her mouth. His tongue brushed across her lower lip and then he pulled back. “Now get inside.”

She climbed in and he pushed the door closed. Between the slats she could see a sliver of the room and she watched him walk away. Her leg muscles were already cramping. A quick change in position allowed her to cross her legs. The different angle positioned her to see more of the room through the gaps. She didn’t want to get too close to the door though. Being seen wasn’t an option. She couldn’t have the wrong man spotting her. The last thing she wanted was to make it harder on Aidan.

Seconds ticked by and only silence greeted her. She couldn’t even hear Aidan in the room. An eerie suspicion that something was watching her had her squeezing her eyes shut. A sharp metallic tang drifted to her and her stomach rolled. As slow as she could, she took a shallow breath.

Then there was a knock on the door.

 


Book Description:

Elizabeth Martin thought she already had her happily ever after, that is until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin for hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.

The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.

Be Warned: light BDSM, bondage, anal play

click to add UNEXPECTED DESTINY to your want to read list

Where to find UNEXPECTED DESTINY

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Mid Week Tease! “It should have been true.” Unexpected Destiny #RomanticSuspense

click to see SJ's Mid Week TeasesHappy Hump Day!

Big THANK YOU to the super talented Angelica Dawson for keeping us going each week.

This is the third book in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series and it tells Aidan’s story.

I’ve skipped to a different point in the story. Aidan is helping Liz deal with the reality of her situation.

Enjoy.

❤ ❤ ❤


“They’d planned this from the beginning.” She hung her head. “I was just a means to an end. Happily ever after was never in the plan.”

“We really don’t know how Reese was involved.” He sat next to her.

“It was all a sham. Don’t you see?” She got up and walked to the window. “He swept me off my feet and I believed him. He took me to Italy and I bought that piece of paradise for us. I believed his lies.” She looked at him, tears filling her eyes. He wished he could wipe it all away, make all her pain disappear.

“You had no reason not to believe him. You’re a beautiful woman worth loving. It should have been true.” He wanted to pick her up and cradle her in his arms, but he knew it wasn’t what she needed. Her strength, even now with her world crumbling around her, was on full display.

 


Book Description:

Elizabeth Martin thought she already had her happily ever after, that is until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin for hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.

The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.

Be Warned: light BDSM, bondage, anal play

click to add UNEXPECTED DESTINY to your want to read list

Where to find UNEXPECTED DESTINY

Amazon | Evernight | Barnes & Noble

Bookstrand | All Romance Ebooks

Kobo | iTunes | Smashwords

Print: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Thank you so much for visiting me. It means a lot that you took the time to visit my little place on the web. Be sure to check out all the Mid Week Teasers:

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Mid Week Tease! “Pick a door.” Unexpected Destiny #RomanticSuspense

click to see SJ's Mid Week TeasesHappy Hump Day!

Big THANK YOU to the super talented Angelica Dawson for keeping us going each week.

Unexpected Destiny is now available at Kobo. 😀

This is the third book in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series and it tells Aidan’s story.

I’ve skipped to a different point in the story. What Liz doesn’t know about Aidan is slowly eating her alive and she’s just learned about another woman in his life.

In this snippet, the assassins have finished a meeting concerning Liz’s situation and now an interrogation needs to take place. Aidan has pulled Liz into their back room where only his brother Gavin remains.

Enjoy.

❤ ❤ ❤


She stepped through the doorway to find Aidan and Gavin watching each other. “Everything okay?”

“We’re fine,” Aidan said.

“What’s back here?” A round table sat in the middle of the space. “The room seems like it’s bigger from the outside.”

“The space is split in two. You should show her the other room, Aidan.”

“I think it’s time for you to go.” He pushed his brother out into the restaurant. “We’ll travel on our own from now on.”

“Call me after you go through her place.”

“Fine. Out.” Aidan closed the door behind Gavin.

“Was that Clair woman in here?” Liz crossed her arms over her chest.

“She’s just a colleague. No one you need to be concerned about.”

She turned from him and took a deep breath. “Sorry.” She couldn’t remember the last time she’d felt the ugly pangs of jealousy, but the unreasonable emotion was coursing through her veins.

“Pick a door.” His cold tone rattled her nerves.

She took in his stern expression and examined her options. “Okay.” There were two at the back of the room. The one on the left appeared to be an exterior door. She took the one on the right. “I’m not sure why I’m picking, but let’s see what’s in here.”

The room opened to a small sink, a set of lockers, and a bench. Then she noticed the rings secured to different positions on the wall. She turned around and caught sight of a different looking bench in the opposite corner and a large wooden cross she thought was called a St. Andrew’s Cross.

“What is this room?” She hoped it was simply a private dungeon for dominance and submission. That was something she could understand, something she craved, but she suspected it was used for other purposes too.

“We use it for various things.” What little noise she could hear from the restaurant snuffed out when he closed the door behind him. He stalked toward her with his dark gaze daring her to escape.

“Have you brought Clair back here?”

“She has nothing to do with this.”

“I don’t believe you.”

“Gavin shouldn’t have mentioned her.” He shook his head.

“What do you intend to use it for tonight?” She shifted back a couple steps until her back hit the wall. A gasp pushed past her lips.

 


Book Description:

Elizabeth Martin thought she already had her happily ever after, that is until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin for hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.

The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.

Be Warned: light BDSM, bondage, anal play

click to add UNEXPECTED DESTINY to your want to read list

Where to find UNEXPECTED DESTINY

Amazon | Evernight | Barnes & Noble

Bookstrand | All Romance Ebooks

Kobo | iTunes | Smashwords

Print: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

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Mid Week Tease! “I could never hurt you.” Unexpected Destiny #RomanticSuspense

click to see SJ's Mid Week TeasesHappy Hump Day!

Big THANK YOU to Angelica Dawson for keeping us going each week.

Unexpected Destiny is now available at iTunes and in print at Amazon and Barnes and Noble! 😀

This is the third book in my Assassins and Sweethearts Series and it tells Aidan’s story.

I’ve skipped to a different point in the story. Liz has a large reason to be angry and scared of Aidan, but it contradicts everything she knows about him to be true.

Enjoy.

❤ ❤ ❤


“I could never hurt you.” He eliminated the space between them.

She swung for his face, but he blocked it. Then he seized the top edge of the blanket and pulled. She stumbled into him and he wrapped his arms around her. “Let me go.” She stomped on his foot and he released her. She made it back to the front door before he grabbed her again.

When she struggled against him, he pressed her into the door. His strength was unwavering. She desperately wanted to go back ten minutes, back to her blissful morning. Her body hadn’t forgotten how deep Aidan had gotten into her. Her deliciously sore pussy wanted him. It seemed treacherous, but with his body pressing against her, she filled with need.

“Damn you, Aidan. Let me go,” she cried out.

 


Book Description:

Elizabeth Martin thought she already had her happily ever after, that is until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin for hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.

The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.

Be Warned: light BDSM, bondage, anal play

click to add UNEXPECTED DESTINY to your want to read list

Where to find UNEXPECTED DESTINY

Amazon | Evernight | Barnes & Noble

Bookstrand | All Romance Ebooks

iTunes | Smashwords

Print: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Thank you so much for visiting me. It means a lot that you took the time to visit my little place on the web. Be sure to check out all the Mid Week Teasers:

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My Sexy Saturday “I should give you control of the stick.” Unexpected Destiny #RomanticSuspense

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Hello! Welcome back to My Sexy Saturday. Today, I’m sharing from my new release, Unexpected Destiny. 😀

This comes from the middle of their first night out. They’re playing pool and Aidan’s offered to give her some tips.

Hope you enjoy these 7 sexy paragraphs. 


“Come around here and stand in front of me.” Aidan stepped back.

She squeezed in between him and the table.

“Press your hips back to mine.”

“Yes, sir.” She pushed out her ass and lowered over the table. His body met hers and a flush rushed through her.

“That’s it. It’s important to first consider your alignment.” He wrapped his fingers around her ribs and pulled. “Now, you’re positioned over your arm and you’ll perceive your aim correctly. Keep your grip relaxed, the cue stick nice and even, and don’t lower your elbow.”

“Lots to remember.” Her thoughts had gone all foggy. Remembering to keep anything balanced seemed like a lost cause. All she could think about was Aidan claiming her right on the table. She pumped the cue through her fingers. “Maybe I should give you control of the stick.”

“Can we get out of here already?” he whispered in her ear.


Unexpected Destiny by S.J. Maylee 400x600Book Description:

Elizabeth Martin thought she had her happily ever after, until her husband mysteriously disappeared. Aidan Clery is a skilled assassin-for-hire who wants nothing more than to find the love of his life. Fate throws Liz in his path and everything is perfect, except Aidan just won the contract on her life.

The truth surrounding Liz’s estranged husband takes the pair on a dangerous journey. Nothing in their lives will ever be the same. Destiny may be unexpected but it will be up to Aidan and Liz to discover the truth and claim their real happily ever after.

Be Warned: light BDSM, bondage, anal play

click to see UNEXPECTED DESTINY on Goodreads

Where you can find UNEXPECTED DESTINY

Amazon | Evernight | Barnes & Noble

All Romance Ebooks | Bookstrand | Smashwords

Print: Amazon | Barnes & Noble


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Thank you so much for visiting me. It means a lot to me that you took the time to visit my little place on the web. Don’t forget to check out the other weekend memes, including Saturday SpankingsWeekend Warriors, and the Snippet Sunday Facebook Group.

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