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I love romance and writing it is one of my greatest pleasures. Along with writing romance, I love sitting back and talking with authors that love romance just as much as I do. Since I've been reading romance since I was sixteen years old I am a book lover that still reads lots of books in a month. So, weekly I will also post my book picks. They may be picks that are new releases or maybe a favorite book of mine. On this blog you will see books featured by ALL romance genres.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

New Release: Holiday Fantasy by Yvette Hines

Yvette Hines
Interracial BDSM Menage (M/F/M)

Alesha Crenshaw's Christmas takes a sensual turn when she’s invited to her friend’s house for a holiday munch and literally runs into Mike and Josh, her twin brothers’ friends. If seeing these two sexy men after ten years is not enough to topple her over, than discovering the event isn’t what she thought, definitely is. Instead of nibbling on holiday treats and singing silly carols, people are talking about the best way to spank a sub. She had to have stepped into a rabbit hole to even be entertaining the idea of being commanded and restrained by Mike and Josh.


When Mike and Josh discover that their friends’ gawky and smart little sister has grown up to be a gorgeous and captivating woman, they both desire her submission. They may share a house and business, but in the past, Mike and Josh have both kept their own partners. However, neither one of them are willing to step away from Alesha and her wide-eyed curiosity. The night goes from chilly to blazing when she agrees to go home with them.

Her brothers’ unexpected arrival turns out to be a snowstorm of reality that blankets her morning. After experiencing a night of passion and submission like she has never known can Alesha chose between Mike and Josh or will she have to walk away from them both?

Pick up your copy today of Holiday Fantasy at All Romance eBooks.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

AAD Bookie Awards are open...

Hello Everyone,


I just wanted to let you know that the AAD Bookie Awards polls are open now. I was surprised to know that I was nominated for not one but three categories. I'm not completely sure when, where or how the nominations happened by the readers, but thank you for the nomination.

I have added the link in the message so you all can go vote. Even if you don't plan to attend the Author's After Dark Romance Convention next year (which was GREAT). You can still vote. It is a vote of readers and authors, everywhere. After you select your choice in all the categories in each poll you have to click done. If it does not route you back to the front page, then you will have to select the link again, then go to the next poll. Sometimes it routed by to the front page and most times it didn't. :) There are five separate polls, I am in three of those five. Also, after you click a bubble, scroll down because if you click even the side screen with your mouse it could change your selection. Of course, I would appreciate your vote. Thank you.

I am in 3 separate polls:

POLL #1
#4: 2010 BDSM Short of the Year
Trusting St. Nick by Yvette Hines

POLL # 2
#6: 2010 Erotic Short Story of the Year
Making the Man by Yvette Hines

POLL #3
#9 Reader Voted Star of Tomorrow
Yvette Hines

The link is:
http://www.authorsafterdark.net/bookieawards.html

Thanks for everything this year!
~Yvette

Monday, November 01, 2010

I Grabbed the Bronze Medal...

Hello Everyone,

As you all may know by now, I captured the bronze medal spot in the All Romance eBooks contest. Yup, I did, with all of your help. You should be proud, I am. I feel really great about it. I met a lot of awesome readers and other authors and it was worth all the sleepless nights over the month. Congrats to Victoria Blisse who took first and Selena Kitt who snatched up second place. The contest had so many tremendous writers that I now have to add to my TBR list.

If you were one of the many readers who e-mailed me for a copy of On the Prowl the second story after Secured Heart in the Timberon Cat Series, then you don't want to miss out on your chance to get Rescued Mate, story three of the series....free. That's right I said free. For a temporary time, until Friday, I will be giving the third story free. After this week it will go on sale at ARe through my Tease publisher. So, how do you get it if you were one of the readers that contacted me with your vote last week? Simple, going my SASSE Sheets newsletter group. When you join, I will send you the story, Rescued Mate. You can't get anymore simpler than that, now can you?

ARe is also putting all the 32 shorts from the contest into themed "Just One Bite" anthologies that will be free downloads on the site. I will be in the second anthology, here is the cover. I believe they all be out the week of Thanksgiving.

Keep It S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Thursday, October 21, 2010

All Romance eBooks...Final Four: Vote, Vote, Vote!

Okay, EVERYONE,


In round #1 we Got out the Vote! Round #2 we had to Rock the Vote! Round #3 I watched you all Bring the Vote! Now we are at round #4, we are trying to close this deal and Calling All Votes!

From the Final 32, to the Sweet 16, then to Great 8 and now it is the Final Four round. I sit here in amazement that I’ve made it this far. Never would have been possible without the support of my friends, family, readers and people I don’t even know, who read my story and voted on it. October has been a long month, I know, but with your help I can do this and see this thing all the way.

SECURED HEART by YVETTE HINES

So, please go to All Romance eBooks and vote!!!! Please post and invite friends, family, spouses, FaceBook friends and Twitter peeps.


Remember once you get into the website you have to sign in. Once you sign in and return to the home page you click on the vampire chick banner who is about to bite the guy’s neck. If you have not voted before it is sooooo easy, quick and simple to register (no it will not ask for your credit card).

If you e-mail me (sasseyvettehines@yahoo.com) and tell me what the score was when you voted, I will give you the second story of the Timberon Cat Series (On the Prowl) that follows Secured Heart free!! It is a new release and exclusive only to ARe Voters. Read blurb for free story below!

On the Prowl
Timberon Cat Series: 2
Yvette Hines
Paranormal Erotica

Preston has spent years trying to stay away from Tresa. She was a stubborn, wild and impetus beauty that turned his world inside out. However, she was his mate and he knew it whether he liked it or not. Tresa always managed to get herself into a fix. This time she is at her sister’s wedding weekend and finding it impossible not to embarrass her sister in anyway, especially with an infuriating dominate male cat-shifter always in her space. The mansion style Amofeli’s pride lodge is not big enough the two of them to stay away from each other. When things go from furry to passionate neither of them can resist their desires.

Thank you,

~Yvette Hines

Friday, October 15, 2010

We made it to round 3 at All Romance eBooks!

Okay, EVERYONE,

It is time to Bring the Vote! We have made into round three. See what true support of friends and family can get us. Now, I am asking you all not to get weary and tired, but to keep this thing going. I need all of you, even the ones that may have forgotten last round to vote, to vote again. This round is tougher. It is only eight authors left out of 32 and four pairings. I am pair #4, SECURED HEART BY YVETTE HINES.

So, please go to All Romance eBooks and vote!!!! We have taken it this far lets go further. Please post and invite friends, family, FaceBook friends, Twitter peeps and pets...okay, maybe not the pets. But, you get the point. If you read this at work, go to your circle of friends and don't just tell them to vote, show them how. I know, your hubby/boyfriend doesn't read romance... that's alright urge him to vote anyway, seduce him if you have to. LOL!

If you’re an author, I would appreciate you posting it in your newsletter group/loop and blogs! Please do.

http://www.allromanceebooks.com/contest.html

Remember once you get into the website you have to sign in. Once you sign in and return to the home page you click on the vampire chick banner that is about to bite the guys neck. If you have not voted before it is sooooo easy, quick and simple to register (no it will not ask for your credit card).

I appreciate all the love and support of my family, friends and readers!!

Yvette Hines

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Yvette Hines is a finalist for All Romance eBook Contest!!!

Hello Everyone,


I recently entered the ARe's Just One Bite Contest ! Out of hundreds, I was notified that my story Secured Heart (by Yvette Hines) was one of the 32 finalist!

Exciting news I know. I feel like I am a college basketball star. LOL! The only difference is it's not my skill alone that could allow me to win $1,000. I need you. Each and every one of you to help me by voting. There will be several rounds and I can only advance to each round by having enough votes to keep me in the competition. All of the stories will be loaded on the Just One Bite Contest page of All Romance ebooks. This contest will run the month of October, so I will send you reminder e-mails often. Those who know me, know I hate to clog up readers and friends e-mails with repeated messages. However, I hope you all forgive me during the month of October. This also means that just because you, family, friends, pet parrots vote once for my story (Secured Heart ), if and when I make it to the next round you will need to and be able to vote again. That's how this works.

Voting begins October 1st at http://www.allromanceebooks.com/contest.html

PLEASE NOTE: That this page will show an old contest as a placeholder until voting opens, then it will be changed to the voting page at Midnight Mountain Time (GMT-6). 1 Oct 2010.

Message from All Romance eBooks. "All that is required for someone to vote is that they log into their existing ARe accounts, or open one if they don't already have one. It is free and easy to sign up for an ARE user account. They can vote once for each bracket matchup. And remember, if you advance forward from round one, they can vote for you again in round two, and round three, etc..."

I, Yvette Hines, thank you so very much for all of your support. Below I have loaded the blurb about the story (Secured Heart ).

Secured Heart
by Yvette Hines
Paranormal Interracial Erotica

When an unexpected woman from Kal's past enters a high profile party his team is guarding it may jeopardize the growing success of his business. Lana is not just any woman. She's the one that got away. Lana doesn't have time to deal with a jealous and prideful Amofeli male, right now. That's especially true for Kal, her friend, who was supposed to be there years ago when she needed him. Kal may have let Lana walk out of his life before, but this time he plans to claim his mate before the night is done.

Yes, you have permission to forward to blogs, loops, Facebook, MySpace, Fetlife, Reader groups, Chapter loops, Twitter, Oprah, Ellen and Tyra. Get the word out, please!!

Thank you again,

~Yvette


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Finally Awake!

Everyone,

Let me tell you how much fun I had this past weekend in NJ at the Authors After Dark conference. LOTS! It was one of the BEST conferences I've ever attended. The hotel, food and set up was outstanding. It was not only the most inexpensive conference I've attended, but they provided more things than larger ones. Like buffet style meals and personal up close time with big name authors. Everyone was made to feel welcomed from the moment of arrival whether you were a reader or author. Oh, my goodness, so much stuff was given away in baskets and door prizes. I lost track of how many Nooks people won. The gift baskets were loaded with incredible things. If you did not attend this year, than you need to MARK YOUR CALENDER for next year. It will be in Philly. I drove from NC to NJ and it was well worth it. For all who attended the IR/MC panel thank you, it was great to hear from readers about what they want and where they'd like to see the publishing business head with the MC books. Also, those who came to the Golden Girls of Romance Cheesecake mingle we appreciate it. That was so much fun and i hope you got to know Denise Jeffries, Leigh Ellwood, Bridget Midway and me a little better.

I also wanted to tell you all that Internet Rebound will be released 15 October. I will post more about it later. Also, don't forget about the Holiday Fantasy contest. Join my newsletter and get your submissions in before 30 September.

Keepin' It S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

ANOTHER GREAT READ, BY TWO GREAT AUTHORS!!!


Just Released!


Book two in the American Satyr Series by Stella and Audra Price, To Collar and Keep!

A surrender to the unknown has never been sexier.

Olanis, the summer holiday is upon the Satyr clans once more and it is the time for Harlequin, prince of the Rummer clan, to claim his first and only female, the Grecian Satyr princess Arabella, sight unseen.
Unsure of what kind of woman his clan had brokered for him, he is both interested in the woman that would wear his collar, and nervous that she won’t meet his standards. His female has to rival him in all things, and his hopes of that coming true are slim and none.

Arabella craves two things, finishing her education, and being claimed by her Satyr. An anomaly in the Satyr world, Arabella was afforded opportunities other princesses weren’t. Now, in a foreign land she is given over to the Prince she was promised to, and she couldn’t be more nervous. What's a girl to do when you’re being gifted to a man you have never seen?

Harley is a commodity to the Rummer clan, one that his father plans to exploit regardless of his son’s wishes. When he gives Harley an ultimatum, Harley and Bella have two choices-agree to the terms or rebel.

When sparks fly and new alliances are forged in the Satyr ranks, both Harley and Bella have to decide what it is they want and what kind of future they wish to have. Only together will they succeed, if they can suffer the slings and arrows.


WARNING: This book contains a Satyr prince with unconventional ideas about his princess, a princess with a mind to rival Hawkings, a feral Satyr with a hidden agenda, F/F scenes, polyamory and lots of hot sex.

Naughty Sexy Satyrs! And theres a Contest too! Wanna a Satyr goodie pack? Check Stella and Audra’s bloggy for details!

WHAT FANS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE AMERICAN SATYR SERIES:

Of Crimson and Collars is an extremely erotic and playful story that was a delight to read. I predict that I will be re-reading this one soon and believe you will be too. I will be waiting, impatiently, for my next visit with the American Satyrs. ~ Joyfully Reviewed


A Reviewer Top Pick! Stella and Audra Price work together to bring us a stunning story of domination, submission, demons, satyrs, water nymphs, trickery and lust...I would definitely read anything else they write as this was a most enjoyable read. ~Night Owl Reviews


They have created an erotic world of d/s which does not humiliate, a world where the innocence of the submissive is an engaging power. If you enjoy a book packed full of erotica then this is the book for you. I enjoyed it so much I went back and bought 3 more of there books from a different series. ~Loose Knickers and Window Lickers


This is a book I loved reading and didnt want it to finish so soon. This Satyr world is one I’m going to enjoy getting to know. ~Ramblings of a Book Bitch


YOU CAN BUY TODAY AT TOTAL E BOUND!

Friday, September 03, 2010

Author of the Month at Two Lips Reviews

Hello Everyone,

Great news! I had the honor recently to be interviewed at Two Lips Reviews. It was so much fun. I haven't been interviewed for such a long time, I forgot how much joy I have doing it. Victoria was very kind and I loved the questions. So, swing by and see all the juicy tidbits about me. It turns to a heated conversation at the end so be warned. If you swing by, drop me a line and tell me what you think or what was a little known fact you discovered about me. (Interview)
You also will be hearing a lot more from me now. When you read the review you will discover why.

Thanks to Victoria at TLR once again for her kindness.

Keepin It SASSE!
~Yvette

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Shot at Love...a new release and a worthy cause!


Hello everyone,

Help me contribute to a great cause. If you have not had the chance to purchase Coming Together: At Last an erotic collection where all the proceeds go to Amnesty International. Well, don't fret because the erotic shorts have now been released in small bite size appealing treats. So, now Shot at Love is only .69 cents. Wow, can you beat that price? No, you can't. So, swing passed All Romance eBooks today and grab you a copy.

http://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-shotatlove-451422-149.html

Shot at Love by Yvette Hines--I/R Contemporary Erotica (WM/BF)

Moni Walker has been a freelance photographer for years. Having spent most of her adult life traveling all over the world and running from commitments of any type, an accident convinces her it's time to stop. Struggling to make a difference, she desperately needs financial backing for her studio Pixel Promises, an organization she started to help urban teens. More doors have been closing for her than opening, until she gets a call from the vice president of a local shipping company. When walk in to an office she never expects to find Dwayne Shelton with his six two, broad shouldered, sandy blond-haired frame, the man she had sex with two weeks prior. Dwayne is blunt when he tells Moni he not only wants to offer sponsorship but to continue their relationship as well. Moni's usual mode of operation has always been to love them and leave them, now she has to decide if her community program is worth risking her freedom and heart.



Thanks for the support!

~Yvette

Sunday, July 11, 2010

It's Christmas in July!!!



There's not many things you can buy for Christmas that is under $2. Well, Yvette is making your wish come true. So, Trust St. Nick this summer to turn up the heat in a hot erotic read.

Trusting St. Nick
Yvette Hines
I/R, Erotica, BDSM, Contemporary (BF/WM)
22K
ARE Rating: 5 Flames
Price: $1.99


Tiffany Ava Carson has had it. Unable to take her staid relationship any longer, she finally confesses to her boyfriend that she is fed up. She wants more. Needs more adventure in the bedroom. When he's unwilling to meet her desires, she ends their relationship. A week later, she believes he may have gotten the point when she receives a package at her door, containing instructions and clothes. Excited she follows each demand. When she shows up at the designated spot and finds herself blindfold with a deep husky male voice whispering in her ear "Trust me". Her fantasies become fulfilled in a way she never imagined by a mystery man name St. Nick.

Madison Nicholas Gray is the owner of Gray Medical Corp. From the first day Ava strolls into the board meeting late, he's had eyes only for her. He has desired Ava for years, but has never made his move knowing she was already taken, and the fear that maybe his darker side would send her running. When her drunken ex-boyfriend admits that not only has Ava ended their relationship, but that she has needs just as dark as his own. This Christmas he may have his chance to gain her trust into a world she desires and her heart as well.



Buy Now!
http://www.allroman ceebooks. com/product- trustingstnick- 443538-144. html

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

New Release! Lady Justice on the virtual book store shelf.

Hello everyone,

Lady Justice, an interracial erotic romance is at All Romance eBooks. Pick up your copy and enjoy a delightful summer read. Enter the contest to win.
If you have not already joined my Newsletter SASSE Sheets, today is a good day. Get sneak peeks, prizes and new updated info on me, Yvette Hines.

~Yvette

Monday, May 31, 2010

Edits are in and DONE!

Hello Everyone,

I know it has been a long time since I posted. Forgive me for that. I have been at a week long conference then when I got back I had edits to review and a short story to finish. Well, the story is done. I got the edits back from editor at the end of last week. The short story is part of Tease Publishing's The Ties That Bind anthology. The print will release at a later date, but my short story, Lady Justice, will release 15 June 2010. Yes!! I will have a couple more shorts out this summer. But, I am working hard on a full length to have completed by Sept 2010, because I am going to the Author's After Dark Conference in September. Yup, I will be driving up from NC to NJ. If you all have not signed up already you may want to do so. The conference will be a great time. I'm on a couple of the panels. I am both nervous and excited about that.
I'm finishing up an early Christmas story because I know how much you all enjoy a holiday read. Why wait until December? Hahaha.
Well, I will load the cover up next week and the blurb, so stay tuned.

Keepin' It S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Finished Finally!!!

Well, everyone,

I would just like you all to know that I have finally finished my third story in Apprehension. Yes!! I feel so happy. This is the story I was trying to complete for the print release. I am so overjoyed to be done. I love the story. Thank you all for your support as always. Can you tell I'm dancing in my chair right now?? Well, I am!
Keepin' It S.A.S.S.E!

~YH~

Monday, March 08, 2010

It's Women's History Month

Hello Everyone,

Hopefully you all do not think that I forgot about you...I didn't. I am just trying to clear some deadlines for book releases. I still have some sneak peeks to give you all and they are on the way. But, in honor of Women's History Month, I will be doing a scavenger hunt for a prize. For a $35 gift card to Barnes and Noble, to the first reader to e-mail me the contest answers. Well, I bet your wondering what the contest rules are...http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sassesheets/
In my newsletter is where you will find all the great details. Now, if you are a dedicated reader as I am, you will be jumping up and down to win money for more book shopping.
Until then, take care...

Keepin' It S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Finidng a place for your work...

Hello everyone,

It is Wednesday and I have been blogging once again at Read Write Romance. Swing by and see what I have to say about "finding a place for your work".
http://readwriteromance.blogspot.com/
~Yvette

Friday, February 19, 2010

What I'm working on...

Hello Everyone,

Just encase you wanted to know what I was working on. It is the third and final story for Apprehension. It is called Prisoner of Desire. It is the final story in Claremont County, it will be just as hot and delicious as the other two. This one will be available in the print anthology. I'll give you more once I'm done... a little teaser to wet your whistle.

~Yvette

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

What Books have you crawling between the sheets?

Hello Everyone,
Swing by Read Write Romance, my Wednesday blogspot and see what has me crawling between the sheets.

http://readwriteromance.blogspot.com/

Keepin' It S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Read Write Romance

Hello Everyone,

Just wanted to take a moment to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day! Also, tell you about Read Write Romance, a new blog that I am doing with some great authors. It is a place where you can get tips about writing. What is hot to read and just all around good discussion. It is new, so swing by and add a comment or two and let us know what you think or topics you might want us to bring up. I'm really excited about this.
http://readwriteromance.blogspot.com/
It's Valentine's Day and Making the Man would be a great V-Day read, so would Take this Man. If you have not had a chance to grab them, pick them up today. If you already have them and have read them... there is a contest going on over at SASSE Sheets my newsletter group. Join today and see what you can win. ;)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sassesheets/

Keepin it S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

New Release!! Making the Man


Hello Everyone,

It is close to Valentine's Day and I have something delicious just for you. Making the Man is my new release from Tease Publishing. It is an I/R Contemporary Erotic Menage story. It is in eBook at all romance e-Books ($1.99).
Pick up your copy today, then shoot me an e-mail and tell me what you think. ;)
Enjoy your Valentine's Day. Snuggle up with your honey or a hot and sexy book...or both.
Drop into SASSE Sheets and join the contest.

Keepin' it S.A.S.S.E!!

~Yvette

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Thanking the Readers

Everyone,

2009 was such a year. I came in number 1 with my publisher for 2009 sales and I know that is all do to the faithful readers I have. My book sales last quarter where the highest I have EVER achieved, once again hat off to my readers. I would like to thank you all for allowing me to keep writing stories for you another year. Also, for all the e-mails of support and comments you sent to me. In 2009, I began a long requested newsletter called SASSE Sheets. It allows me to have contest and give aways to those who are connected to it. In 2010, you all will see more stories from me. Short and long. If I have done a certain type of story in the past and you would like to see it again, drop me a line. You know how to reach me. ;)
One change I will have, I will no longer post contest on this site. All of my contest from here on out will be done through my yahoo group. I love giving gifts, but I like giving them to the faithful readers who take the time to give me support and encouragement.
In December I just finished a menage story called Making the Man (BF/WM/HF). It will be out in ebook, then in a print anthology in the summer. Some of you have asked about getting One Reckless Night in single story eBook, that will be coming your way as well.

Well, I am back to the keyboard.

Keepin' It S.A.S.S.E!
~Yvette

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Twolips Review of Ho, Ho, Ho and a Dom



Title: Ho, Ho, Ho and a Dom
Author: Yvette Hines
Publisher: Tease Publishing
Genre: BDSM/IR
Publication date: December 2009
ISBN: 978-1-60767-086-5
Pages: 38
Series: N/A
Reviewer: Victoria
Rating: 5

Thinking she’ll surprise her boyfriend Milton after a long business trip, Kara is shocked beyond belief when she enters his condo. Fleeing the scene, Kara turns to her long time friend Jon for comfort. How will Jon react when Kara suggests she accompany him as his submissive at a holiday soirĂ©e?
As soon as I finished Yvette Hines’ Ho, Ho, Ho and a Dom, I couldn’t help but wonder how I could get Santa to put a Dom such as Jon under my tree! Kara has looked to Jon as her defender ever since he protected her from bullies in grammar school. She’s known for some time of Jon’s status within the Dominant/submissive community and throwing caution to the wind, reveals her vulnerability reaching out to him. She hopes her best friend will share his hidden talents.
You have to admire a woman like Kara, digging deep within herself, acquiescing control to such a dominant man. Once Jon gets over his initial misgivings about Kara’s sincerity, this Dom wastes no time going after he wants. Jon gives Kara a holiday to remember as he takes her on an erotic voyage, pleasuring her in private and public displays, allowing her submissive soul to take flight. If you enjoy BDSM stories that will leave you delightfully squirming in your seat, wishing you were Kara, ask Santa to stuff Ms. Hines’ Ho, Ho, Ho and a Dom into your stocking today!
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