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You better watch out
You better not cry
Better not pout
I'm telling you why
Sexy Santa's coming to town

He's making a list
And checking it twice;
Gonna find out who's naughty and nice
Sexy Santa's coming to town

He sees you when you're playing
He knows when you're aroused
He knows if you've been kinky or sweet
So be kinky for goodness sake!

Ho Ho Ho!! We're Sexy Santa's kinky lil helpers, and here to wish you all a happy holiday with lots of hugs and kisses coming your way!

Welcome to our Jingle Balls Giveaway Blog Hop, hosted by none other than Madame D's Boudoir and Satin's Bookish Corner

The Hop will run from 00:00 on the 12th of December until 11:59 on the 17th of December 2011.

What is a Giveaway Hop?
Simple - Each participating blog hosts a giveaway and then we link up together allowing our followers to hop easily from one giveaway to the next. For followers this means loads of chances to win yummy prizes. And for us bloggers hosting the giveaways it means lots of new visitors. It's a win-win!!

Each participating blog will host their own giveaway. There is no requirement on the minimum or maximum value of your giveaway. It's up to you to decide. You can give away books, swags, amazon gift cards, or anything else you can think of that has to do with books at Christmas. Your giveaway can be as simple, or as elaborate, as you want.

Giveaway winners will be announced on the 18th of December.

In order to win one of the amazing prizes up for grabs you MUST be a follower of each blog participating in the hop. You can be a follower through either Google Friend Connect or Networked Blogs.
Giveaways are open to all US, Canada and International followers.
Added by Natasha: You must be 18 years of age or older to enter my contest and have reached the age of majority in your country/state of residence. Void where prohibited. You are responsible to know if entering such a giveaway contest is prohibited where you live and to refrain from entering if that be the case.
Good luck everyone! :)
I am giving away a free e-copy of Grey's Lady. Details to enter at the bottom of this post.
 



Book one in the Carte Blanche Series

Seeking sexual excitement and conquest, poor but beautiful Beth seduces wealthy merchant prince Grey Sexton, only to find herself the pursued as he seeks to own her body and soul.

Flouting the moral standards of Jeffersonian America, temptress Beth McConnell lets no man touch her heart. Her motto is love them once and leave them burning.

But when she boldly seduces Grey Sexton, a self-controlled merchant prince from New York, she finds herself too fascinated by his ice-over-fire nature to stay away. His possessive determination to own her, body and soul, threatens to expose her secret erotic life to public shame.

But Beth will only surrender her love to a man she can trust. And Grey's materialistic approach to relationships leaves her little reason to believe he can ever give her what she truly needs.

For these two cynical yet lonely people, can deep sexual intimacy work a miracle and lead to the opening of their hearts?
Excerpt from Grey's Lady, Carte Blanche Series, Book One:

©Copyright Natasha Blackthorne 2011

Warning: This book contains sexually explicit content which is only suitable for mature readers. This story has a heat rating of Total-e-burning and a sexometer of 3.

Beth sat in the farthest corner of the carriage and cast a sideways glance at her dark-haired stranger. The angular cut of his cheekbones and strong, imperious jaw gave him an air of granite-hewn arrogance.

His pale grey eyes cut into her. Hidden behind her worldly-woman smile, her heart fluttered. As if she’d just experienced her first true kiss. As if she’d been truly touched for the first time.

The horses’ hooves. The rain beating on the roof. The distant thunder. The rustle of her skirts as she drew her legs up underneath her. All of them sounded unnaturally loud.
She felt raw, exposed, bleeding.

And she had no one else to blame but herself.

She’d gone to the lecture to meet him. He was an excellent conquest. Blue-blooded, obscenely wealthy, the owner of Sexton Shipping, politically connected and powerful. Once, when she’d been too young to know better, she’d allowed herself to be seduced by a wealthy gentleman. He had promised eternal love, then abandoned her. A bitter lesson but one she’d learnt well. Now she was the seducer. She was very particular, choosing the handsomest and wealthiest of men. To know she could tempt any man of her choosing, even dressed in her shabby clothes, added a perverse thrill, made her dizzy with power. Conquest and control often proved a headier thrill than love.

Then, too, there was the erotic pleasure. She’d always been weak to her sensual drives. Her mother’s wild blood, some would say.

But today it had not been only Sexton’s wealth or handsomeness that had drawn her. It had been the way his frosty eyes had cut into her, stripping her bare of all her secrets. And how they had warmed to silver, shining with such empathy. It was as if he knew her, as if he could see all her faults, all her weak longings and petty spites. Even the tears she shed at midnight, silently into her pillow. And he didn’t judge her for any of it. After that moment of rare soul-to-soul connection, she had to know him. And that had been the problem.

Of course, he had succumbed. Men always did. But today had been different. Her need to experience him gave him a power over her that made her throat go dry and her palms slick. It was time to part ways. She always cut the strings after one encounter. Always left them wanting. It made the conquest all the sweeter.

She flicked the curtain open and gazed out, trying to determine their location. There was nothing to see but the water and grey, rainy sky. She turned back to the gentleman.

 "Asahel—"

"Grey." His voice, deep and strong, reverberated in her stomach.

"Grey, I am desperately late getting home."

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Reviews for Grey's Lady:


FAN-FUCKIN-TASTIC HISTORICAL READ!

YES! YES! YES! Natasha Blackthorne, it is authors like you that make historical reads worth reading. I can think of only one other historical read that I have gave a 5 star rating to and that was Diana Gabaldin. You have captured and implemented the substance that makes the characters come alive and interesting with their emotions leaving the reader excited and feeling the emotions themselves. The story was so exciting that I was totally glued to the page eagerly eating up each sentence and just couldn’t put the book down...Now I will be anxiously waiting for the next book to see where Grey and Beth’s relationship takes them. Excellent Read! ~


"A must read Ladies. You will enjoy it hands down.
This one gets 5 Black Orchids.
The sex was off the charts SEXXY!" ~ Sharonda (SexxyBlogger)


"There is nothing more wonderful than a good erotic historical and Natasha Blackthorne's Grey's Lady really delivers...And the sex...well...steamy..." ~ Andrea of "A Chick Who Reads"
"Grey's Lady is a delicious novella full of energy and strong characters...I recommend Grey's if you're looking for a hot historical book to read in a short time – but be aware that you'll have time to read the full title, cause you won't be able to stop! What I can certainly say is: Natasha Blackthorne is definitely an author to watch." ~ Nat of "Reading Romances"

          
"She wants a good time. He wants a good time. Then they have each other and sparks not only fly...they scorch everything in sight...I really enjoyed Grey. He's terse at times, coddling at others, but he's always got a flair with what he does. He's sexy and I couldn't get enough reading about him." ~ Wendi Zwaduk of "Romance to Make Your Heart Race".

"My heart got all fluttery with the sexual tension between the two of them. I'm gonna give Natasha an extra award for this book, because it has everything in it, romance, passion and so much more...it's GOOD!!!!" ~ Sue of Satin's Bookish Corner.


"Anyone 18+ looking for a HOT read and strong characters really should pick up a copy of Grey's Lady." ~ Skyla of Sinfully Tasty Reads.


"I kept expecting my fingers to be scorched by the pages... Not only was this book incredibly erotic, it also was interestingly enough, romantic. ..This one’s a page turner ladies and definitely leaves you wanting to be Grey’s Lady!!!!" ~ Nikki of Close Encounters With The Night Kind.

"Author Natasha Blackthorne gives us a uniquely set American Regency that singes your fingers with temptesous heat!" ~ Cerise DeLand (Author of Lady Starling’s Stockings) Read The Entire Review Click Here.

"A very emotional read...I look forward to more of Beth and Grey’s dance toward a happily ever after together." ~ Chris of Night Owl Reviews click here.

"I thoroughly enjoyed this. The tone and language felt authentic for the time, but it certainly didn’t dampen the heat between the characters!...a seriously sexy read and one I’d recommend to others." ~ Lucy Felthouse of Erotica 4 All.

"This book caught my attention from the very first page and kept it for the entire 65 pages. I cannot wait to read the next book in the Carte Blanche series. Natasha Blackthorne is an author to watch." ~ Grace of The Romance Reviews

"Smoking hot from the start, the first exchange between the main characters is 'My goodness…it’s so hard, isn’t it?'…Those looking for a quick read full of
passion and undeniable attraction are sure to enjoy this steamy novella." ~
Kendra of JERR

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Enter to win by filling out the Rafflecopter below. There is only one mantatory entry and that is to verify that you are over the age of majority. The rest are optional entries and merely increase your chances of winning. 



A Uniquely Set American Regency.

A strong-minded, spirited seductress about to meet her match.


A stubborn, determined merchant prince about to encounter a force he cannot control.

A very different Cinderella story.


An erotic fairy-tale of Philadelphia, the Athens of America in 1812.

Beth's motto was to love them once and leave them burning. Grey vowed to possess her body and soul.

Who will win their battle of wills?





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9 comments:

  1. Great giveaway babes!! I've got this sexy book at home, so I'll just wish everyone else Good Luck!!

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  2. Drooling here! I want, I want!!
    Thank you for the giveaway op!!
    Happy Holidays!
    Gena Robertson
    robertsongena@hotmail.com

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  3. OH MY GOD! He is all I want for xmas.

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  4. already own my copy of Grey's lady but, thanks for the giveaway!

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  5. Happy Holidays Natasha,

    Just stopping by to show some love

    Ronda Tutt

    www.queentuttsworldofescapism.com

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  6. Hi!
    I'm 35 , it wouldn't let me post it in raflecopter.

    gfc mamaelk
    mamaelk1113 at gmail dot com

    Thank you for participating!
    Have a great holiday!

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  7. Hello Everyone!

    Mama Elk, I will take care if it, don't worry.

    Hello Madame D, I am honoured to hear you are going to read Grey's Lady.

    Ronda, love right back to you.

    Angela thank you so much for taking to time to say hi.

    Gena and Renald, thank you everyone for commenting and entering my contest.

    I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday season and that you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. :)

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  8. Hi! Natasha! Great excerpt, really steamy! I so want it! Happy Holidays! rshereifa(at)yahoo(dot)com

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