The Double D Ranch Tales

The Double D Ranch Tales ~ Fictional tales set on a fictional ranch and other locales in southern Nevada. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the authors' imaginations or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. ~ Happy Reading!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Winners for Evernight’s Christmas Bl0g H0p ( @evernightpub #SO )

Thank you to everyone who stopped by my blog during the hop the past several days!
I’m happy to announce the daily and grand prize winners. (Winners have been contacted already.)
Daily Winners ~
Day 1: Chrystina Williams
Day 2: Amy
Day 3: Cassandra Hicks
Day 4: Joder
Day 5: Julianne Keller
Grand Prize Winner ~
Ursula

Happy Reading & Happy Holidays to you and yours.
C.R. Moss

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Evernight's Christmas Bl0g H0p ~ Last Day ( #SO @rmsotera @evernightpub )


A message from Evernight Publishing:
* Welcome to the Evernight Holiday Blog Hop!
* We love the holidays, we love making our readers happy and we love giving away swag. What better way to do that than to hold a blog hop?
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each site on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering an iPad 2 as the grand prize! To be in with a chance of winning the site prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning that iPad 2! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Happy hopping!

* Welcome and happy holidays!
* As you read above, Evernight Publishing has put together another awesome blog hop! Lots of great prizes are to be had, including the chance to win an iPad2!
* My daily prize is a PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings. To enter for this gift, in the comments answer the new question that I'll provide below and remember to leave your name and email so if you win you can be contacted. I'm also giving away a grand prize! The first part is a surprise--a special, handmade gift--and the other part is a signed copy of Wild West Weekend! Today's the last day you can comment for an entry into my blog's daily and grand prize drawing! For extra entries into my drawings, follow this blog via Google Friend Connect (button to do so is in the column to the left) and/or like me on Facebook and/or follow me on Twitter.
* For a chance to win a sponsored grand prize and other authors' prizes, see the list below and click on the names there to visit the blogs.

* When I was younger, after we opened gifts my mom would make a big breakfast ~ eggs, bacon, toast, hash browns, etc. Now after hubby and I do our gift exchange we have French toast. On the morning of the holiday you celebrate what do you do for breakfast?

* Thanks for coming by & taking part in the hop!
* C.R. Moss

Here are the links to the blogs to hop to...

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Day 4 ~ Evernight's Christmas Bl0g H0p ( #SO @rmsotera @evernightpub )


A message from Evernight Publishing:
* Welcome to the Evernight Holiday Blog Hop!
* We love the holidays, we love making our readers happy and we love giving away swag. What better way to do that than to hold a blog hop?
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each site on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering an iPad 2 as the grand prize! To be in with a chance of winning the site prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning that iPad 2! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Happy hopping!

* Welcome and happy holidays!
* As you read above, Evernight Publishing has put together another awesome blog hop! Lots of great prizes are to be had, including the chance to win an iPad2!
* My daily prize is a PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings. To enter for this gift, in the comments answer the new question that I'll provide below and remember to leave your name and email so if you win you can be contacted. I'm also giving away a grand prize! The first part is a surprise--a special, handmade gift--and the other part is a signed copy of Wild West Weekend! So come back everyday through the 14th because each day you comment will be an entry into my blog's grand prize drawing and if you don't win the daily prize one day you may be able to win it the next! For extra entries into my drawings, follow this blog via Google Friend Connect (button to do so is in the column to the left) and/or like me on Facebook and/or follow me on Twitter.
* For a chance to win a sponsored grand prize and other authors' prizes, see the list below and click on the names there to visit the blogs.

* Do you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or some other cultural/religious festivity? DH and I celebrate the Christmas aspect of the season. We put up a tree and other decorations. On the 25th we’ll exchange some gifts, have some breakfast then either lounge around or go out and see a movie and maybe hit a buffet for dinner, or if we're up for cooking, we'll make our own dinner.

* Thanks for coming by today! Don't forget to return and comment for another entry tomorrow. Have fun hopping!
* C.R. Moss

Here are the links to the blogs to hop to...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Evernight's Christmas Bl0g H0p ~ Day 3 ( #SO @rmsotera @evernightpub )

A message from Evernight Publishing:
* Welcome to the Evernight Holiday Blog Hop!
* We love the holidays, we love making our readers happy and we love giving away swag. What better way to do that than to hold a blog hop?
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each site on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering an iPad 2 as the grand prize! To be in with a chance of winning the site prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning that iPad 2! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Happy hopping!

* Welcome and happy holidays!
* As you read above, Evernight Publishing has put together another awesome blog hop! Lots of great prizes are to be had, including the chance to win an iPad2!
* My daily prize is a PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings. To enter for this gift, in the comments answer the new question that I'll provide below and remember to leave your name and email so if you win you can be contacted. I'm also giving away a grand prize! The first part is a surprise--a special, handmade gift--and the other part is a signed copy of Wild West Weekend! So come back everyday through the 14th because each day you comment will be an entry into my blog's grand prize drawing and if you don't win the daily prize one day you may be able to win it the next! For extra entries into my drawings, follow this blog via Google Friend Connect (button to do so is in the column to the left) and/or like me on Facebook and/or follow me on Twitter.
* For a chance to win a sponsored grand prize and other authors' prizes, see the list below and click on the names there to visit the blogs.

* What's your favorite holiday song? 'Mine is Carol of the Bells.'

* Thanks for coming by today! Don't forget to return and comment for another entry tomorrow. Have fun hopping!
* C.R. Moss

Here are the links to the blogs to hop to...

Monday, December 10, 2012

Day 2 ~ Evernight's Christmas Bl0g H0p ( #SO @rmsotera @evernightpub )


A message from Evernight Publishing:
* Welcome to the Evernight Holiday Blog Hop!
* We love the holidays, we love making our readers happy and we love giving away swag. What better way to do that than to hold a blog hop?
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each site on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering an iPad 2 as the grand prize! To be in with a chance of winning the site prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning that iPad 2! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Happy hopping!

* Welcome and happy holidays!
* As you read above, Evernight Publishing has put together another awesome blog hop! Lots of great prizes are to be had, including the chance to win an iPad2!
* My daily prize is a PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings. To enter for this gift, in the comments answer the new question that I'll provide below and remember to leave your name and email so if you win you can be contacted. I'm also giving away a grand prize! The first part is a surprise--a special, handmade gift--and the other part is a signed copy of Wild West Weekend! So come back everyday through the 14th because each day you comment will be an entry into my blog's grand prize drawing and if you don't win the daily prize one day you may be able to win it the next! For extra entries into my drawings, follow this blog via Google Friend Connect (button to do so is in the column to the left) and/or like me on Facebook and/or follow me on Twitter.
* For a chance to win a sponsored grand prize and other authors' prizes, see the list below and click on the names there to visit the blogs.

* What's your favorite holiday tradition? We like to have cheese, crackers, and wine as we watch a holiday themed film on Christmas Eve.

* Thanks for coming by today! Don't forget to return and comment for another entry tomorrow. Have fun hopping!
* C.R. Moss

Here are the links to the blogs to hop to...

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Evernight's Christmas Bl0g H0p ~ Day 1 ( #SO @rmsotera @evernightpub )


A message from Evernight Publishing:
* Welcome to the Evernight Holiday Blog Hop!
* We love the holidays, we love making our readers happy and we love giving away swag. What better way to do that than to hold a blog hop?
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each site on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering an iPad 2 as the grand prize! To be in with a chance of winning the site prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning that iPad 2! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Happy hopping!

* Welcome and happy holidays!
* As you read above, Evernight Publishing has put together another awesome blog hop! Lots of great prizes are to be had, including the chance to win an iPad2!
* My daily prize is a PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings. To enter for this gift, in the comments answer the question that I'll provide below and remember to leave your name and email so if you win you can be contacted. I'm also giving away a grand prize! The first part is a surprise--a special, handmade gift--and the other part is a signed copy of Wild West Weekend! So come back everyday through the 14th because each day you comment will be an entry into my blog's grand prize drawing and if you don't win the daily prize one day you may be able to win it the next! For extra entries into my drawings, follow this blog via Google Friend Connect (button to do so is in the column to the left) and/or like me on Facebook and/or follow me on Twitter.
* For a chance to win a sponsored grand prize and other authors' prizes, see the list below and click on the names there to visit the blogs.

* When it comes to the holidays, what I like most is the music. So tell me, what do you like most about the holiday season?

* Thanks for coming by today! Don't forget to return and comment for another entry tomorrow. Have fun hopping!
* C.R. Moss

Here are the links to the blogs to hop to...

Thursday, November 1, 2012

A Look At Lorraine Nelson & 'Bad Boy Blake' ( @lornelca @evernightpub #SO )

Today we have author Lorraine Nelson visiting. Welcome!

What would you like to tell readers about yourself?
* Lorraine Nelson is a multi-published author who lives in rural New Brunswick, on the east coast of Canada. Always a bookworm, she’s read many novels of romance and mystery over the years, finally deciding to put her pen to work at writing one.
* “To write romance and romantic suspense is my dream come true, although my mom says I was born with an avid imagination and pencil in hand, crafting stories from an early age. Now my children have grown and have lives of their own, I have time to indulge my passion for writing.”
* Lorraine lives alone with an independent yet affectionate tomcat, enjoys spending time with her three sons and five grandchildren, with a sixth due in December. When not at the computer, you can find her spending time with family, gardening, baking and, of course, reading.

What book are you going to tell us about today? Is it part of a series? If so, what's the order the books should be read in?
Bad Boy Blake is the story of the town bad boy turned Sheriff and the dancer he fell in love with.

How'd you/your muse come up with this story?
I saw an article on pole dancing and a friend and I were discussing it when the idea hit.

Describe the hero in five words.
Gorgeous, sexy, honest, dependable, loving.

Describe the heroine in five words.
Beautiful, sexy, feisty, mysterious, graceful.

Who's your favorite character in the book & why?
Blake…I always fall a little in love with my heroes. :)

What's your favorite line in the story?
Well, this is more than one, but it’s cute. :)
* She stood with him, forgetting to belt her robe and the movement caused the front to gape open. Blake’s quick, indrawn breath was her first clue, the cool air causing her nipples to tighten in response, the second.
* He’d been holding her at his side but now his hands gently turned her and slid down over her shoulders, resting on her upper arms. His voice hoarse with emotion, he breathed, “You are so beautiful.”
* Right then, she wanted his hands on her, all of her. She yearned to feel him skin-to-skin, to bare his silken shaft to her greedy eyes and hands before he plunged into her aching center. But he had work to do, serious work. Her needs would have to wait. “What’s the matter, Bennett? Never saw a true redhead before?”
* Red was the color creeping up under his collar as he realized she’d caught him staring, but as her words registered, he laughed. “You sure do have a way with words.”

A look into the story Bad Boy Blake
~ Blurb ~
* Blake Bennett is the town bad boy turned Sheriff, elected to keep the peace. When Blake first meets Gina, she's butting heads with the Mayor…over the type of dancing she teaches—pole dancing.
* Gina West is a professional dancer, who retired from the stage, and moves to Westonville, NB, to start her own dance studio. But Gina is not who she claims to be, and when strange things start happening…vengeful threats and vandalism…Blake begins digging for the truth. In his role as protector, he begins to fall for Gina, but will her lies and subterfuge destroy any chance for them to be together?
~ Excerpt ~
* She stood to follow him to the door, but found herself hauled up against his muscular chest as he treated her to another scorching kiss.
* “Woman, you’re driving me crazy.”
* Pushing away from him she asked, “Me? What did I do?”
* “Now that I know what’s hidden under that robe, my hands are itching to peel it off you again.”
* “What’s stopping you?” she said as she swiftly untied the sash, shrugged the robe off her shoulders and let it drop to the floor.
* Just as fast was his reaction as he picked her straight up in the air and set her down on the counter. He chuckled in response to her shriek as the smooth, icy marble met her bare backside and she arched backward, supporting her weight on her hands. Quick to take advantage, he swooped in to devour her breasts with his hands and mouth.
* Her legs wrapped around him of their own volition, urging him closer, closer…and then his cell phone rang.
* He ceased ministering to her body and allowed his head to rest in the valley of her newly sensitized orbs. She ran her fingers through his hair, a touch on the long side for a man in his profession, her actions serving to hold him against her.
* “I have to go,” he mumbled against her skin.
* “I know.”
* “We’ll finish this later,” he said, promise inherent in his words.
* “Okay.”
* He lifted his head and covered her mouth with his, their tongues mating, creating their own magic as they thrust and parried, suckled and withdrew. His hands cupped her buttocks as he lifted her and set her on her feet.
* “This is the first time in my years as Sheriff that I allowed anything or anybody to come between me and my job. What kind of spell have you cast over me?” he teased.
* “Not a strong enough one, apparently.” Then seeing his confusion, she added, “You’re only human, Blake. The job isn’t the sum total of who you are as a man.”
* “Maybe not, but I’ve measured myself by it for a long time.”
* “Then maybe you were due for a change.” She smoothed his hair back into place with her hands.
* “You could be right. We’ll discuss this later. Right now, I have to see how Rob is and if forensics found anything downstairs, then I’ll have them come up here.” His eyes traveled the length of her body as he spoke. “Better get some clothes on or I won’t be the only one who knows your secret.”
* “What secret?”
* “That you are indeed a true redhead.”

Buy Bad Boy Blake here...
Evernight Publishing
All Romance eBooks
Bookstrand
Amazon

Lorraine loves to hear from readers. You can keep up with her releases by visiting any of the following places:
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If you’re a kindle owner, you can check out her author page on: Amazon

Message from Lorraine...
To celebrate my first year in publication, I’ll be giving away 3 ebook copies of Bad Boy Blake. Just leave a comment to get your name in the draw. I’d be interested to know which, if any, of my books you’ve read and what your thoughts are on them. If I’m a new to you author, let me know that as well. 9 stops, 9 chances to win! Winners will be announced November 10th.

Thank you for joining us here today, Lorraine! It was a pleasure getting to know you and your work. Below are the links where you can find Lorraine on her tour.

Blog Tour Schedule for Bad Boy Blake:
Date -- Host/Hostess & Blog url
30 -- Lorraine Nelson http://lorrainenelson.wordpress.com
31 -- Lia Davis http://booksamour.blogspot.com/
1 -- Cr Moss http://doubledranchtales.blogspot.com/
2 -- Tara Chevrestt http://wwwbookbabe.blogspot.ca/
3 -- Kacey Hammell http://kaceyhammellkreations.blogspot.com/
4 -- W Lynn Chantale http://wlynnchantale-decadentdecisions.blogspot.ca/
5 -- Leslie Stockton http://workout2day4evr.wordpress.com/
6 -- London Saint James http://londonsj.blogspot.com/
7 -- Doris O’Connor http://thetardisscribbles.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

C0ngrats g0 t0... as H0wl0ween Bl0g H0p W!nner ( @TheBlogHopSpot @evernightpub @rmsotera #SO )

Thanks to everyone who stopped by, commented and followed my blog during this year's Howloween Blog Hop. Your readership sure is appreciated! :)
Congrats go to Debby for winning one PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings & Jyl22075 for winning the special prize!
For the names of other winners, visit Howloween Blog Hop to find the links to the other blogs.
Also, stay tuned to my blogs for more celebrations coming this holiday season. :)
Happy Reading!
C.R. Moss

Monday, October 29, 2012

Last day of 4 day party ~ w. sp00ky excerpt ( #MM @evernightpub @rmsotera )

Wild West Hauntings is now available at Evernight Publishing! In celebration, C.R. Moss is participating in this year's Halloween "Howloween Blog Hop" over on her blog.

* Here's how the blog hop works... The more blogs you hop to (find the participants here: Howloween Blog Hop) the more chances you have of winning prizes. Each author on the hop is offering a prize!

* For a chance of winning C.R.'s author prize, which is one PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings, please visit C.R.'s blog HERE comment on the Day 3 post there, leaving your first name and email address with the comment, and follow the blog. For even more chances at the prize, following her Facebook page will earn you an extra entry as will following her Twitter profile. And for chances at a special surprise prize (could be a print book or two or a gift certificate or maybe even a goody box!) in addition to doing the above, comment and follow this blog and then visit C.R.'s other pen name's (Casey Moss) blog HERE, comment and follow there, too, for an extra entry for the PDF and entry into the special drawing. Wait! There's more! For two more entries follow Casey at her Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. That'd be seven chances to win Wild West Hauntings! Please note, to be entered in the special drawing you have to at least comment & follow all three blogs. Everything else earns you extra entries. :)

* Today is the last day of the spooky excerpt. Good luck and happy hopping!

~ A look into Wild West Hauntings ~
Blurb
* In life and the afterlife, on the Double D Ranch one belief holds true—the power of love changes lives.
* With cowboys, ghosts, modern day women, hot dreams, pre-wedding relations and a bit of sexy time travel, life promises to be one wild time on the ranch again.
* Rachel Star has met the man of her dreams … literally. Too bad he’s a ghost. When true love crosses boundaries from dreams to reality and across time, the Double D ranch is the place it happens. It takes the love of a man from the past, Dalton Dougan, to bring love full circle in the present for Rachel.
* Bristol Ashcombe, soon to be Dougan, is ready to have her baby … and so is a poltergeist. Can the love of a woman for her man and child sustain her during the most horrible of terrors? Can the love between family and friends really dispel the evil haunting them?
* Wild West Hauntings — Double D Ranch Tales (Book 2), a contemporary, paranormal, erotic romance story set in Nevada.
Excerpt
* Cold. So Cold.
* “Stop. Please. Stop,” she begged on a jagged plea. The visibility of her breath confirmed she wasn’t imagining the drop in temperature.
* Her panic stirred Damon. He stretched and then stilled. “Bristol? Baby?” There was strong alarm in his voice.
* “Ah … yes.” She sucked in a breath. “Oh … no, please stop.”
* He must have noticed the dial on the panty remote move to the high position at the same time that she whimpered the ‘stop please’ because he shot up in bed. His sleep-filled gaze was confused as he looked at Bristol.
* “Oh God. Oh God.” The orgasm ripped through her body, sending tremors through her limbs.
* Damon’s confused gaze turned to a wide-eyed stare and never once strayed from hers while the orgasm shook her body. When she’d finally gained enough breath to speak, she begged on the cusp of a yell, “Turn it off. Please.”
* Once her words had sunk in, Damon bolted off the bed, grabbed the remote and smashed it to the floor splintering the plastic into many pieces.
* Abruptly the vibrations halted.
* Finally.
* A slow, wicked chuckle seeped through the room, sending splinters of fear racing through her body. “What the hell was that? Damon?”

For more on the first book in the series, Wild West Weekend, & the second book, Wild West Hauntings, now available at Evernight Publishing, check out and stay tuned to this blog. :)

Happy Halloween & Happy Reading from C.R. Moss

Sunday, October 28, 2012

4 day party - Day 3 ~ w. sp00ky excerpt ( #SO @evernightpub @rmsotera )

Wild West Hauntings is now available at Evernight Publishing! In celebration, C.R. Moss is participating in this year's Halloween "Howloween Blog Hop" over on her blog.

* Here's how the blog hop works... The more blogs you hop to (find the participants here: Howloween Blog Hop) the more chances you have of winning prizes. Each author on the hop is offering a prize!

* For a chance of winning C.R.'s author prize, which is one PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings, please visit C.R.'s blog HERE comment on the Day 3 post there, leaving your first name and email address with the comment, and follow the blog. For even more chances at the prize, following her Facebook page will earn you an extra entry as will following her Twitter profile. And for chances at a special surprise prize (could be a print book or two or a gift certificate or maybe even a goody box!) in addition to doing the above, comment and follow this blog and then visit C.R.'s other pen name's (Casey Moss) blog HERE, comment and follow there, too, for an extra entry for the PDF and entry into the special drawing. Wait! There's more! For two more entries follow Casey at her Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. That'd be seven chances to win Wild West Hauntings! Please note, to be entered in the special drawing you have to at least comment & follow all three blogs. Everything else earns you extra entries. :)

* Be sure to check back tomorrow for the last part of the spooky excerpt. Good luck and happy hopping!

~ A look into Wild West Hauntings ~

Blurb
* In life and the afterlife, on the Double D Ranch one belief holds true—the power of love changes lives.
* With cowboys, ghosts, modern day women, hot dreams, pre-wedding relations and a bit of sexy time travel, life promises to be one wild time on the ranch again.
* Rachel Star has met the man of her dreams … literally. Too bad he’s a ghost. When true love crosses boundaries from dreams to reality and across time, the Double D ranch is the place it happens. It takes the love of a man from the past, Dalton Dougan, to bring love full circle in the present for Rachel.
* Bristol Ashcombe, soon to be Dougan, is ready to have her baby … and so is a poltergeist. Can the love of a woman for her man and child sustain her during the most horrible of terrors? Can the love between family and friends really dispel the evil haunting them?
* Wild West Hauntings — Double D Ranch Tales (Book 2), a contemporary, paranormal, erotic romance story set in Nevada.
Excerpt
For today's part of the spooky excerpt visit C.R.'s Six Sentence Sunday post. Click HERE :)

For more on the first book in the series, Wild West Weekend, & the second book, Wild West Hauntings, now available at Evernight Publishing, check out and stay tuned to this blog. :)

Happy Halloween & Happy Reading from C.R. Moss

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Day 2 of 4 day party ~ w. sp00ky excerpt ( #SO @evernightpub @rmsotera )

Wild West Hauntings is now available at Evernight Publishing! In celebration, C.R. Moss is participating in this year's Halloween "Howloween Blog Hop" over on her blog.

* Here's how the blog hop works... The more blogs you hop to (find the participants here: Howloween Blog Hop) the more chances you have of winning prizes. Each author on the hop is offering a prize!

* For a chance of winning C.R.'s author prize, which is one PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings, please visit C.R.'s blog HERE comment on the Day 2 post there, leaving your first name and email address with the comment, and follow the blog. For even more chances at the prize, following her Facebook page will earn you an extra entry as will following her Twitter profile. And for chances at a special surprise prize (could be a print book or two or a gift certificate or maybe even a goody box!) in addition to doing the above, comment and follow this blog and then visit C.R.'s other pen name's (Casey Moss) blog HERE, comment and follow there, too, for an extra entry for the PDF and entry into the special drawing. Wait! There's more! For two more entries follow Casey at her Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. That'd be seven chances to win Wild West Hauntings! Please note, to be entered in the special drawing you have to at least comment & follow all three blogs. Everything else earns you extra entries. :)

* Check back each day for the continuation of the spooky excerpt. Good luck and happy hopping!

~ A look into Wild West Hauntings ~
Blurb
* In life and the afterlife, on the Double D Ranch one belief holds true—the power of love changes lives.
* With cowboys, ghosts, modern day women, hot dreams, pre-wedding relations and a bit of sexy time travel, life promises to be one wild time on the ranch again.
* Rachel Star has met the man of her dreams … literally. Too bad he’s a ghost. When true love crosses boundaries from dreams to reality and across time, the Double D ranch is the place it happens. It takes the love of a man from the past, Dalton Dougan, to bring love full circle in the present for Rachel.
* Bristol Ashcombe, soon to be Dougan, is ready to have her baby … and so is a poltergeist. Can the love of a woman for her man and child sustain her during the most horrible of terrors? Can the love between family and friends really dispel the evil haunting them?
* Wild West Hauntings — Double D Ranch Tales (Book 2), a contemporary, paranormal, erotic romance story set in Nevada.
Excerpt
* Nope. The vibration between her legs promised she wasn’t seeing things. Was it equipment malfunction? In horror her body opened up, and she spread her legs as the vibrations hit that special spot.
* Oh … this feels good.
* Embarrassed by her reaction to the stimulation, she closed her legs only to have the vibrations massaging her pussy increase.
* No. She had to stop this. Now.
* She nudged Damon in the side. He moaned in his sleep and changed positions, moving his body away from her. With both hands, palms down she firmly placed her hands on either side of her body and tried to push to a sitting position.

For more on the first book in the series, Wild West Weekend, & the second book, Wild West Hauntings, now available at Evernight Publishing, check out and stay tuned to this blog. :)

Happy Halloween & Happy Reading from C.R. Moss

Friday, October 26, 2012

It's 0ut! Day 1 of 4 day party ~ w. sp00ky excerpt ( #FF @evernightpub @rmsotera )

Wild West Hauntings is now available at Evernight Publishing! In celebration, C.R. Moss is participating in this year's Halloween "Howloween Blog Hop" over on her blog.

* Here's how the blog hop works... The more blogs you hop to (find the participants here: Howloween Blog Hop) the more chances you have of winning prizes. Each author on the hop is offering a prize!

* For a chance of winning C.R.'s author prize, which is one PDF copy of Wild West Hauntings, please visit C.R.'s blog HERE comment on the Day 1 post there, leaving your first name and email address with the comment, and follow the blog. For even more chances at the prize, following her Facebook page will earn you an extra entry as will following her Twitter profile. And for chances at a special surprise prize (could be a print book or two or a gift certificate or maybe even a goody box!) in addition to doing the above, comment and follow this blog and then visit C.R.'s other pen name's (Casey Moss) blog HERE, comment and follow there, too, for an extra entry for the PDF and entry into the special drawing. Wait! There's more! For two more entries follow Casey at her Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. That'd be seven chances to win Wild West Hauntings! Please note, to be entered in the special drawing you have to at least comment & follow all three blogs. Everything else earns you extra entries. :)

* Check back each day for the continuation of the spooky excerpt. Good luck and happy hopping!

~ A look into Wild West Hauntings ~
Blurb
* In life and the afterlife, on the Double D Ranch one belief holds true—the power of love changes lives.
* With cowboys, ghosts, modern day women, hot dreams, pre-wedding relations and a bit of sexy time travel, life promises to be one wild time on the ranch again.
* Rachel Star has met the man of her dreams … literally. Too bad he’s a ghost. When true love crosses boundaries from dreams to reality and across time, the Double D ranch is the place it happens. It takes the love of a man from the past, Dalton Dougan, to bring love full circle in the present for Rachel.
* Bristol Ashcombe, soon to be Dougan, is ready to have her baby … and so is a poltergeist. Can the love of a woman for her man and child sustain her during the most horrible of terrors? Can the love between family and friends really dispel the evil haunting them?
* Wild West Hauntings — Double D Ranch Tales (Book 2), a contemporary, paranormal, erotic romance story set in Nevada.
Excerpt
* The coolness of the bedroom was the second odd occurrence that Bristol noticed after she’d woke unexpectedly in the room bathed by shadow and light. The first had been the baby’s unusual kicking pattern.
* What the…
* After sweeping her open palm over her stomach in the hopes of settling the little one, she glanced at Damon. As usual he was wrapped around her body with his legs across hers and his arm protectively draped around her belly bulge.
* She wasn’t shocked by the massive body heat he gave off because that was a normal occurrence for her man when he slept. No, it was the shiver that ran down her spine when her gaze rested on the panty remote on the nightstand near Damon’s head.
* The dial moved once.
* Fear followed by confusion plummeted through her body, and suddenly her mouth felt full of cotton.
* Surely her eyes played tricks on her.

For more on the first book in the series, Wild West Weekend, & the second book, Wild West Hauntings, now available at Evernight Publishing, check out and stay tuned to this blog. :)

Happy Halloween & Happy Reading from C.R. Moss

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Sneak Peek ~ Wild West Hauntings ( @rmsotera @evernightpub #WW #SO ) for Oct. 24

Coming soon (October 26, 2012) to Evernight Publishing! Wild West Hauntings

* That she’d been having a relationship with a man in her dreams? Very juicy dreams with someone whose facial features have been nondescript? I know his name, have heard his voice, felt his body as we’ve loved each other, but I have no clue what he looks like since his face is always in dream shadow. With a deep sigh, she slid out of the car into the dry winter air of the high desert and grabbed her luggage from the trunk. Why am I even worrying about this? He’s just a figment of my overly-stressed mind.

For more on book 1 in the series Wild West Weekend & upcoming information on book 2 Wild West Hauntings stay tuned to this blog. :)

Monday, October 22, 2012

A short Q&A with 'Wild West Hauntings' co-author: C.R. Moss ( #MM @evernightpub @rmsotera )

Hi all! We're nearing the release date for Wild West Hauntings. Yay!
A few days ago you had a glimpse into RM Sotera's writing life, and today I wanted to share a few questions that have been asked of me in the past & my answers. :)

Q1: What is the best writing advice you ever received?
A1: Plant butt in chair and write every day. Turn off that internal editor and just write. Granted, sometimes I think this bit of advice is easier said than done—life gets in the way, the editing muse won’t shut up—but still, the advice is sound if one wants to be a successful writer.

Q2: What is a “must-have” for a writer’s bookshelf?
A2: I have a few… A good dictionary and thesaurus or links to online versions (for the basics); The Romance Writers’ Phrase Book by Jean Kent, Candace Shelton & The Millennium Phrase Book for Romance Writers by Rebecca Andrews (for creative inspiration); The Writer’s Journey by Christopher Vogler (for story structure/inspiration)

Q3: How do you cope with set-backs?
A3: My level on how well I deal — let it roll off, get angry, get down, etc. — depends upon the set-back, but I usually have a good talk with a close friend or two and/or hubby and they help me to find solutions and feel better about what’s going on.

~ A look into Wild West Hauntings ~

Blurb
* In life and the afterlife, on the Double D Ranch one belief holds true—the power of love changes lives.
* With cowboys, ghosts, modern day women, hot dreams, pre-wedding relations and a bit of sexy time travel, life promises to be one wild time on the ranch again.
* Rachel Star has met the man of her dreams … literally. Too bad he’s a ghost. When true love crosses boundaries from dreams to reality and across time, the Double D ranch is the place it happens. It takes the love of a man from the past, Dalton Dougan, to bring love full circle in the present for Rachel.
* Bristol Ashcombe, soon to be Dougan, is ready to have her baby … and so is a poltergeist. Can the love of a woman for her man and child sustain her during the most horrible of terrors? Can the love between family and friends really dispel the evil haunting them?
* Wild West Hauntings — Double D Ranch Tales (Book 2), a contemporary, paranormal, erotic romance story set in Nevada.

For more on the first book in the series, Wild West Weekend, & the second book, Wild West Hauntings, visit The Double D Blog

Happy Reading from C.R. Moss

Friday, October 19, 2012

A look at 'Wild West Hauntings' co-author: RM Sotera ( #writer #SO @rmsotera @evernightpub ) [reprise]

Today we have co-author of Wild West Weekend & Wild West Hauntings, RM Sotera, visiting. RM is a romance vixen stuck in the body of a prim and proper woman. A transplant to Las Vegas, by day she is a wife, mom, taxi driver, counselor, and psychologist to her wild and, at times, crazy friends. But when the family goes to bed and the house is dark, she seeks refuge in her office where her deepest and sometimes darkest desires take hold. And…ultimately a story is born. She’s here today offering some insight about her life as an author.

So, RM, what inspired you to become a writer?
My imagination needed a place to come alive, thus on the pages of a book I can make this happen. I’ve always kept diaries and journals, so for me writing has always been a part of my life.

When did you attempt your first story? What length was it? What's become of it?
My first book was over 100,000 words, and I attempted and finished it while attending graduate classes. I needed something else to concentrate on besides academic journals and books, and I had a story that was itching to be told. The book had been revised and edited several times, and sent to several agents. The manuscript had over 60 rejection letters to its name (and I’m damned proud of them!) before it was picked up.

How many stories did you complete before you sold your first?
Many.

What genre(s) do you write in? What drew you to write in it/them? What’s your favorite genre of all to write in?
I write paranormal romance with erotic elements. I also have a humorous streak to my work. I’ve written contemporary. I’ve always loved vampires, witches, and things that go bump in the night, which is why paranormal romance is my favorite. It totally suits me. Though, I am also working on a young adult, my favorite genre is paranormal, hands down.

What are the best and worst pieces of writing advice you ever received?
Let’s see…the best advice I received was to never give up on the dream if it’s what you really want to do, and to grow a thick skin. Also, to make time everyday to write, even if only for a short amount of time. And, don’t quit my day job hastily, wait to see what transpires. The worst piece of advice… I’m still waiting for the worst advice. To be honest, I hope it never comes.
How do you celebrate/deal with acceptance/rejection letters?
I’ve become quite the connoisseur with rejection letters. I can honestly say that at first, they devastated me. However, I started to get pissed after the 10th letter and decided that for every rejection I received I would send out 3 more query letters. Yeah…I’ve grown some thick skin and I keep moving forward. How did I celebrate when my first book was published? I jumped up and down in the privacy of my office, then had lunch with two of my favorite people. Seeing my words and name in print has been a dream come true. And I can honestly say…it keeps getting better. I love being optimistic, so I believe the best is yet to come! Every night before I go to bed, I hum the words to Don’t Stop Believing by Journey; it’s this writer’s lullaby. :)

*** Now for some fun info… ***
What’s your favorite color?
My favorite colors are red, black and grey. I like black the best even though it’s not considered a color.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?
Say what? Forget the ice cream I’ll take the jar of cherries instead. And I’d like to place them all over… :)

Are you a morning person or night owl?
I am a morning person. And sometimes a night owl. I’m up by 5 am daily, and I can usually be found at my computer typing away at some story. I do my best writing in the early, early hours of the day. My muse, Styxx, loves to wake me at 2 AM.

***Find RM here***
Website
Facebook
Twitter
Amazon Author Page

Join us at A Reader's Event in Las Vegas ~ Hot Mojave Knights

For a look at book 1 ~ Wild West Weekend & book 2 ~ Wild West Hauntings in the Double D Ranch Tales saga visit: DD Ranch Blog

Thank you for joining us here today, RM! It was a pleasure getting to know about you.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Sneak Peek ~ Wild West Hauntings ( @rmsotera @evernightpub #WW #SO) for Oct. 17

Coming soon (October 26, 2012) to Evernight Publishing! Wild West Hauntings

* Great. Not able to ignore it this time, Rachel bent forward and dropped her forehead onto the steering wheel. It wasn’t just any man speaking softly in the recesses of her consciousness, but Dalton, the man who’d been haunting her dreams the past few years. Now I know I really need some good sleep since he’s talking to me while I’m awake.
* What would her psychology professors, or the associates at the clinic where she’d recently been interviewed think if they knew what she’d been experiencing? That she’d been having a relationship with a man in her dreams?

For more on book 1 in the series Wild West Weekend & upcoming information on book 2 Wild West Hauntings stay tuned to this blog. :)

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Yay! C0ngrats g0 t0... ( @evernightpub @drainbamagedgyz #SO )

During the past couple of weeks we've been celebrating Evernight Publishing's 2nd Birthday with a huge bash! There was an awesome scavenger hunt and blog hop in which many prizes were up for grabs. I, too, had prizes available for a lucky winner & I'm here to announce that person. Thanks to everyone who stopped by, commented and followed my blog. Your readership sure is appreciated! :)
Congrats go to Kathryn Merkel for winning an Evernight Publishing gift certificate and her choice of one of my books!
For the names of the grand prize winners, visit Evernight Publishing's Blog
Also, stay tuned to the blogs for more celebrations coming this holiday season. :)
Happy Reading!
C.R. Moss

Friday, October 12, 2012

B-day Bash ~ Last Day! ~ Evernight Publishing Bl0g H0p & WWH Inf0 part 3! ( #FF @evernightpub #kindle #DDRT )

Welcome to the Evernight Publishing birthday blog hop!


~ A message from the company ~

* Evernight Publishing opened its doors two years ago. In those two years we’ve signed over one hundred and sixty authors and published over three hundred books. From paranormal to contemporary, we’ve had more best sellers than we can count and made thousands of people smile, sigh and gasp. So, as a thank you to all our readers and everyone who has supported us, we’re holding this blog hop and we have a whole lot of prizes to offer you.
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each author on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering the following grand prizes: a Kindle, a $100 Amazon gift certificate, two Evernight swag bags (which includes a tote, a tee, vouchers, a mug and other coolness) and a personalized Facebook banner. To be in with a chance of winning the author prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning a grand prize! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Good luck and happy hopping!

To recap: For a chance of winning one of the Grand Prizes, please comment on these blogs: C.R. Moss blog & Evernight's blog and follow each. Remember to leave your first name and email address in the comment. (If you already follow this blog and/or Evernight's Blog, please state in the comment that you're already a follower. :) ) For even more chances to win a Grand Prize, go to the blogs listed at the bottom of this post and comment/follow on them, too.

To enter to win my author prizes: one PDF copy of either Stockings and Suspenders or Wild West Weekend and a $5.99 Evernight Publishing gift certificate (good for one or more EP books depending upon cost), please follow the instructions above and comment on & follow this blog. And for even more chances at this prize, following my Facebook page will earn you an extra entry as will following my C.R. Moss Twitter profile.

* Next, there are of sales going on. Wild West Weekend is discounted over at All Romance eBooks as are all Evernight titles for the duration of the b-day bash (1st - 12th Oct). Select titles are also discounted on Amazon. This includes Wild West Weekend - the first book in the Double D Ranch Tales saga - which is on sale for $.99 here: Amazon.com. So if you haven't read Wild West Weekend yet & want to be caught up for when book 2, Wild West Hauntings, releases at the end of the month, pick up a copy today.


~ Excerpt from Wild West Hauntings ~

* She shuffled out of the graveyard, sparing him a glance as she walked by. He didn’t move to touch her or to say a kind word. His demeanor was like the night air, arctic and biting.
* * Rachel blinked and the world around her shifted. For a brief moment her head swam with dizziness. Her vision cleared as if a thin, gauze-like veil had been lifted. She closed her eyes again, opened them and found herself on the path between the gravesite and the lodge, her bare feet irritated by the cold ground and craggy rocks.
* What the hell? I wasn’t dreaming?
* Hugging herself and rubbing her arms, she peeked over her shoulder. No one was in the cemetery. All she saw were the gnarled shadows created between the moonshine and trees—monster arms and claw-like shapes reminiscent of childhood nightmares. She bit off the urge to scream and ran toward the warmth of the building.

For more on Wild West Hauntings visit The Double D Blog


~ Links to Blogs for Birthday Blog Hop ~


Happy Birthday Evernight!

& Happy Reading from C.R. Moss

Thursday, October 11, 2012

B-day Bash Day 11 ~ Evernight Publishing Bl0g H0p & WWH Inf0 part 2! ( #SO @evernightpub #kindle #DDRT )

Welcome to the Evernight Publishing birthday blog hop!


~ A message from the company ~

* Evernight Publishing opened its doors two years ago. In those two years we’ve signed over one hundred and sixty authors and published over three hundred books. From paranormal to contemporary, we’ve had more best sellers than we can count and made thousands of people smile, sigh and gasp. So, as a thank you to all our readers and everyone who has supported us, we’re holding this blog hop and we have a whole lot of prizes to offer you.
* Here's how it works... the more blogs you hop to (shown below) the more chance you have of winning prizes. Each author on the hop is offering a prize and Evernight is offering the following grand prizes: a Kindle, a $100 Amazon gift certificate, two Evernight swag bags (which includes a tote, a tee, vouchers, a mug and other coolness) and a personalized Facebook banner. To be in with a chance of winning the author prize simply follow the blog you're visiting and leave a comment which includes your email address. Each entry on each blog is then counted towards the grand prize draw. The more entries you have, the better your chance of winning a grand prize! You also get extra points for liking the Evernight Facebook page. Just make sure you let us know in the comments that you've done so.
* Good luck and happy hopping!

To recap: For a chance of winning one of the Grand Prizes, please comment on these blogs: C.R. Moss blog & Evernight's blog and follow each. Remember to leave your first name and email address in the comment. (If you already follow this blog and/or Evernight's Blog, please state in the comment that you're already a follower. :) ) For even more chances to win a Grand Prize, go to the blogs listed at the bottom of this post and comment/follow on them, too.

To enter to win my author prizes: one PDF copy of either Stockings and Suspenders or Wild West Weekend and a $5.99 Evernight Publishing gift certificate (good for one or more EP books depending upon cost), please follow the instructions above and comment on & follow this blog. And for even more chances at this prize, following my Facebook page will earn you an extra entry as will following my C.R. Moss Twitter profile.

* Next, there are of sales going on. Wild West Weekend is discounted over at All Romance eBooks as are all Evernight titles for the duration of the b-day bash (1st - 12th Oct). Select titles are also discounted on Amazon. This includes Wild West Weekend - the first book in the Double D Ranch Tales saga - which is on sale for $.99 here: Amazon.com. So if you haven't read Wild West Weekend yet & want to be caught up for when book 2, Wild West Hauntings, releases at the end of the month, pick up a copy today.


~ Excerpt from Wild West Hauntings ~

* A frigid touch on her shoulder startled her. She jumped to her feet and turned. “Dalton?”
* He looked strange, pale, as if he suffered from being freezing cold. “What are you doing here?”
* “I felt drawn to come here. I thought it was you pulling me. If not…” She glanced around. Shadows did a macabre dance over the gravesite. Her stomach roiled. “Then what are you doing here?”
* “You don’t belong here.” He raised a shaky arm and pointed at her. “You shouldn’t be here.”
* Why was he acting so weird? “Dalton? What’s going on? Are you all right?” She reached out and stepped toward him, but he backed away.
* “You need to go.” His arm swung and aimed toward the way she came. “You don’t know what you’ve done.”

For more on Wild West Hauntings visit The Double D Blog


~ Links to Blogs for Birthday Blog Hop ~


Happy Birthday Evernight!

& Happy Reading from C.R. Moss