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Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Welcome to my stop on the Autumn's Harvest BlogHop!
Let's start with a big THANK YOU to Carrie Ann Ryan for organizing and hosting this hop.
What do you love about Autumn and Fall? What does it remind you of?


What about reading? Do you think it's a good subject to read? Tell us your favorite Autumn stories!

And while we do that, we are EACH doing a giveaway. Yep. There will be over 200 giveaways on each blog hosted by that Author or Blogger.

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We have THREE grand prizes. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times!
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1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet

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3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains 10+ paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!

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Would you like to meet a sexy Puritan for Thanksgiving?


Rosalind was really naughty. She seduced a devout Goodman into betraying his deepest beliefs.

But is a little sin exactly what Goodman Thomas Marlowe needs to shake him out of his self-imposed penance?  
Click on the cover above for a chance to win a free e-copy of A MIDSUMMER'S SIN. (This is a additional giveaway, separate from the one on the Rafflecopter.) 

A Measured Risk is set in the autumn. It is an erotic Regency with Light BDSM, Rubenesque / BBW / Curvy Heroine, Shy Widow, Alpha Male, Drama. For Adults 18+ Only.

"It's rare to find a real, sweet love story in a BDSM romance. This one's definitely a keeper, something to read a second time." From Deborah Court.

" knew this man as dominant as he was, was falling in love with this woman..." From Sharonda of Salacious Reads.

Click on the cover above for a chance to win a free e-copy of A Measured Risk. (This is a additional giveaway, separate from the one on the Rafflecopter.)
My American Set Erotic Georgian Romance Alex's Angel takes place in November to December 1793.
Book three in the Carte Blanche Series

He needs her to believe in him a lot more than she needs his protection...
In the wake of a devastating epidemic, sheltered Emily Eliot finds herself alone, making her own decisions for the first time. When desperation leads her to sell her virtue, she walks straight into trouble.Enter one gorgeous, golden haired gentleman bent on protecting her.Alexander Dalton came to the Blue Duck Tavern seeking to lose himself in sexual pleasure. But when he saw the delicate and vulnerable young woman, he couldn’t turn away.Emily is alarmed by her own intense responses as this charismatic and carnal man introduces her to erotic pleasure. Having lived as a virtual prisoner of her grandmother’s suffocating manipulation, Emily bridles under Alex’s possessive, protectiveness. And Alex’s charming smile hides a dark secret that could destroy their chance at happiness.Will their passion burn them up or bring them together? Reader Advisory:This book is part of a series. This story contains sensual spanking.
By reading any further, you are stating that you are 18 years of age, or over.
If you are under the age of 18, it is necessary to exit this site.
Copyright © Natasha Blackthorne, 2012
All Rights Reserved, Total-E-Ntwined Limited, T/A Total-E-Bound.
Excerpt From: Alex's AngelPhiladelphia, PA
August 1793

A glimmer in his eyes made her think he might be mocking her. Panic washed over her. Had he guessed that she wasn’t a real harlot? She wished she knew how to gain some sway over the conversation—some sway over him. If only she were able to affect him even a tenth of the way he affected her. But she didn’t know how. Her sense of vulnerability was so raw that she drew coldness over herself as a protective blanket. She glanced down at the table. “I simply don’t like being ogled for free.”
“So you’re expensive? Excellent. I hate cheap women.” The humour in his tone made her bristle.
Oh, fine for him to make quips about the situation, but for her this was a matter of do or die. And he held all the power. It was his choice whether he wanted to spend his money on her tonight.
As if reading her thoughts, he tossed some money down on the table.
She glanced up.
He smiled a lazy smile that set her body tingling. “Lead me upstairs.”
His words crashed over her like a tidal wave of icy water. Her hands shook and sweat poured out all over her.
Oh, God. The moment was upon her. Oh, God. She wasn’t ready.
This was how it happened? Just like that—so bluntly? Without any coaxing or wooing? Her heart dropped back down to where it belonged and pounded against her ribcage as if it wanted to jump clear from her body.
She’d never be ready.
She reached for her wineglass.
He touched her hand, feathering his fingers over hers.
Her hand shook on the glass and the wine sloshed. A vision splashed across her mind. The dance of firelight upon the walls, fine linen sheets sliding like silk against her bare body, strong hands reaching for her, touching her, pulling her close to his naked, utterly masculine body, his whispers in her ear…
Her insides went all fluttery and she inhaled deeply. When she’d come here tonight, she hadn’t thought much about being bedded by a man beyond the money. She especially hadn’t anticipated that there would be any pleasure associated with it. But here with this man, she could feel how it would be.
She hadn’t expected to be able to choose a man—certainly never a handsome and charming one. But he was her choice.
Suddenly, she felt lighter than she had in all the days since she’d first decided to sell herself. She did a have a modicum of power in this situation.
He dropped his hand from hers.
She immediately brought the glass to her lips and gulped half of the remaining contents. It burnt all the way down, centring her.
His commanding tone sent her nerves bristling. So did the way he tapped the stack of bills. She took a closer look. Twenty dollars lay on the table. Enough money to pay her rent, yes, but still…
She took another deep breath, set the glass down and flicked her gaze back to his. “Can’t you ask any better than that?”
His deep, rich laugh sent another thrill through her, right down to her very toes. “I see—expensive and hard to acquire.”
Retrieving the money, he pulled aside his frockcoat to stash the bills in his waistcoat, his body rippling against the close-fitting, striped satin.
She couldn’t tear her eyes away from the sight.
How would it feel to be held against that trim, hard waist? Her nipples pebbled and another wave of tingling heat centred in her sex.
His hand froze halfway into his pocket. Looking up from his abdomen, she met his eyes. His expression was a shade speculative and maybe a bit amused. Dear heavens, he’d caught her ogling his midsection. Her face flamed and she glanced away quickly.
Had she just ruined her chance with him? Was he totally put off now? Oh, what a stupid, green girl she’d proved herself to be. She wanted nothing more desperately than to hide her feelings. She’d show him that his rejection didn’t matter.
“You might still stand a chance with her,” she said, nodding at the curvy redhead, who sat with several mariners, giggling.
“She’ll be around. I’d rather talk to you.” He tapped her gloved hand with a natural authority that rankled her. Grandmother had never ceased in her complaints about how arrogant gentlemen were.
She jerked her hand away. “Just like a man—so smugly sure of your appeal.”
“And just how much do you know of men?”
“Oh, I’ve had many—all quite handsome and wealthy,” she rejoined, in what she hoped was a casual tone.
He narrowed his eyes speculatively. “How old are you?”
He laughed. This time it was a soft, sensual sound that sent delicious shivers down her spine. “More like fifteen, possibly sixteen, but a very immature sixteen.”
“I’m nineteen!”
A small, satisfied smile spread over his lips and she regretted her outburst. In fact, she itched to wipe the smugness off his face.

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  1. I wish we had Thanksgiving where I live. It is a wonderful opportunity to remember all that we have to be thankful for -- and it's a great prelude to the Christmas holiday season.

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    - Tin
    khriscc (at) yahoo (dot) com

  2. I always had thanksgiving. My family always together everyday. That's amazing for me :)

    Thanks for the giveaway!!
    Dians2007_db at yahoo dot com

  3. I love the food!! Of course I love all the family getting together eating, laughing, eating, playing games, eating some more and then taking a nap.


  4. i love the food. i should love the family get together but stuffing is amazing.

    dani marie ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

  5. I love getting the family together and seeing everyone happy. Of course, the food is always a plus! :)
    Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!


  6. I love the family time and the focus on gratitude :) It's such a joyful time!

    f dot chen at comcast dot net

  7. Hmmm, I like Autumn. It's not my favorite time of year as it starts to get cold, but the food!!! And it's so much fun at Halloween.

  8. I love seeing family that we don't get to see the rest of the year.

  9. Thanksgiving is a bittersweet time of year for me. My grandmother passed away 15 years ago the day before Thanksgiving. I was very close to her and still miss her. I love seeing family and watching my kids with their cousins, but I still miss my Nana.


  10. I love the time spent with family and friends.


  11. I love Thanksgiving because I love autumn. I love the colors of the holiday, so deep and rich.

    Thanks for participating in the Autumn Harvest Blog Hop!
    bas1chsemail at gmail dot com

  12. I love spending time with my family and eating pumpkin pie :0)
    Thanks for a chance to win!
    Tanya @ kindlehooked also participating in the blog hop

    my1lualbug at yahoo dot com

  13. Besides the food( pumpkin pie, noodles , stuffing ) I love spending time with my family.


  14. Autumn is my favorite season! I like all the beautiful colors outside and the weather is not that hot anymore but not freezing cold either. It's just perfect! Thank you for the giveaway!

    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  15. The best thing about autumn is . . .apples! I love them and all the things they are in, applesauce, apple pie, apple fritters! YUM! Also, Turkey! Delicious!

    susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

  16. What I love most is getting together with all our family.
    Thanks so much.

  17. I usually cook but this year I am driving to Michigan to celebrate it with my mother and daughter

  18. The smell of a campfire and roasting marshmallows with my family is my favorite thing. I reminds of Thanksgiving when the whole family Aunts, Uncles, Grandparents and cousins all get together for Thanksgiving.
    crystaley73 at yahoo dot com


  20. My favorite parts of Thanksgiving are being with my family and of course the food lol
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!


  21. I love Thanksgiving because I get to spend time with family members who live out of state that I don't get to see very often.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  22. I folloow via Networked Blogs: Ann Fantom

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  23. What I like the most about Autumn is the weather. Because it's not so cold.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    by.evie at yahoo dot com dot br

  24. I love Autumn because that's when the weather finally starts to cool down. LOL.

    lovesgamble at gmail dot com

  25. This year, I love Thanksgiving because my parents are visiting me :).

    Thanks for having the giveaway!

    dmr8888 at yahoo dot com

  26. I love getting together with family on Thanksgiving.

  27. I like getting together with family for Thanksgiving. :)


  28. Getting together with family and pigging out. angelacisco79(at)yahoo(dot)com

  29. I like family and food at Thanksgiving.

  30. I love being surrounded by great food and family.

  31. What I love about Thanksgiving: Food, family and football. Though I don't watch the football really. But I like that everyone else hangs out together during it. Thank you for the opportunity!

  32. I love pecan pie and mashed potatoes! I don't eat meat but the sides are awesome!


  33. i like that it is a special day with family, and though i love christmas, it's nice to be able to spend the day with them, and not have to deal with gifts for everyone.

  34. I love being with the family for the holidays

  35. I love Autumn! I love Trick or Treating with my children. I love all the pumpkin inspired goodies to eat and I LOVE Thanksgiving :)

    ~Julie K

  36. Gotta confess that the post title made me laugh...

    I do love the cool weather during fall. Winter temperatures are too extreme for me, so the one in autumn is just right.

    bedsidelight at gmail dot com

  37. Nice covers and I love your name. Thanks for the hop. Adore finding new authors. charradon(at)pobox(dotcom

  38. Autumn is always cold and wet over here, so what I like the best about it is my birthday:) It's next week!

    spamscape [at] gmail [dot] com

  39. What I like most about Thanksgiving is that it is an authentic American holiday.

  40. Love reading and thinking of things that go bump in the night (with some romance of course)this time of year!


  41. I love being able to spend time with the family

  42. I like making all the holiday recipes with my mom.


  43. I love the smell of the Turkey cooking and getting to be with family.

  44. I love Thanksgiving because the family gets together. I also like the good food.


  45. The yummy food and the Macy's parade. Also a new tradition of ours is that the women of the family go out to the pre-Black Friday sales after dinner.

    JYL22075 at gmail dot com

  46. I adore autumn because of the amazing colors, bundling up in sweaters, Halloween and my birthday! Autumn also means cuddling up with a good book and a cup of cocoa!


    I love the hops cause of all the awesome new books I find to add to my to read list!

  47. I love the cooler weather, and baking everything with pumpkin. I find it is also a less stressful time of year as well.

    jochibi AT yahoo DOT com

  48. Thanks for the giveaway! My favourite thing about Autumn is the cooler temperatures! jenni_bearz(at)hotmail(dot)com

  49. Love watching college football, especially my LSU Tigers.

  50. The best thing about Thanksgiving is cooking a delicious meal and then sharing it with my loved ones.
    dancingcelt at gmail dot com

  51. Love the cooler weather.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  52. I'm not too much on thanksgiving. Mainly b/c I work retail! Black Friday stinkers......but other than that family time!
    Thanks for the giveaway
    tobihelton at gmail dot com

  53. I love the cooler, crisp weather and the changing of colors. Autumn has always been my favorite season!

    books4me67 at ymail dot com

  54. I'm a huge fan of the food! I love the pumpkin pie and mashes potatoes :)
    Lacey T

  55. I love having a great Thanksgiving meal with my family.

  56. where i live i love to watch the mountains changing colors. thanks for joining the hop.

  57. We don't celebrate it but I'd love to. I love having all my family in one single place :)

  58. I love the food of Thanksgiving an spending time with family. It is also the start of the holiday season.

  59. I like my husband popping the first bottle of champagne early Thanksgiving morning and enjoying mimosas while we cook together and dance around the kitchen. We crank the volume as soon as we hear life stir in the other bedrooms. Yep, love that.

  60. I did it again. Forgot to leave my email address. It's too early for me I suppose. terrimuhich(at)yahoo(dot)com.

  61. GFC = Tamar W

    I love the family and food for thanksgiving :)

    Tamar Swe RC/FB

  62. We invite, not only our family, but our friends and co-workers who do not have anyone to celebrate Thanksgiving with or can't make it to their loved ones. We have a house FULL of people and I love it.

  63. My favorite thing about Thanksgiving? Really--the food. And going to the beach for a walk on the Day.

  64. I love all the food at Thanksgiving and watching the football game.

    asketcher2 at

  65. thanks for the chance to win

  66. I love gettting together with fami;y and making final plans for black Friday shopping

    luvdatmouse at charter dot net

  67. Fall arrives with holidays spirit. Time to help my kids writing cards, making gift list for family, dressing up my house for Christmas, making book wishlist and eating pumpkin pie. :)

    Thanks for the giveaways,

  68. I live in Florida now, so the most I can hope for in Autumn is cooler weather! I'm not really a "seasonal" reader...I read what catches my interest, whenever it catches my interest.

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  69. I LOVE Thanksgiving. It tops my all time fave family holiday. We don't have to worry about gifts and just EAT and EAT all that yummy food.:)

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    mrs.hildebrand@gmail DOT com

  70. I love the fall colors and the cooler temps. Thanks for the Blog Hop.

  71. Cooler weather and great food! I always gain weight! Thanks for participating in the blog hop!

    brendurbanist at gmail dot com

  72. It’s hard to say what exactly would be my Go-To Autumn Romance book. When I think real hard about it, I would have to say it has a sexy, strong, determined male that when it comes to love is just lost. Then there has to be a woman who is usually in need of help or needs to know what love and family is. Together they heal each other and love turns out to be their greatest gift. I also love a happy ending at this time of year, usually where the epilogue has them starting their own family to love and cherish. Oh….and definitely HOT loving too!

  73. I love getting together with family at Thanksgiving and having all sorts of delicious food to eat. rustysrambles(at)gmail(dot)com

  74. love all the food and laughter

    jdmimi at gmail dot com

  75. I love autumn with all the brilliant colors: oranges, yellows and reds of leaves. I love crisp, cool mornings where the sky is so blue it looks endless and the air is so fresh in your lungs. I love snuggling up in a warm throw on a cold autumn day with a good book. Of course, I love snuggling up with a good book about anytime of the year. I love Thanksgiving because it is a time to remember all the many blessings in my life and express thanks. I love baking spicy pumpkin pies with dollops of cream.

    I like stories of the unexpected. I also love the steamy passion but I hate mentioning favorite authors because the list is long. I appreciate the many styles authors use to weave stories of mystery, love, intrigue, preternatural and inspiration. I love reading because I can go anywhere, any time in my mind and imagine indescribable things.

    Thank you for this contest and the opportunity to be introduced to new authors.

  76. My favorite things about autumn is the changing colours of the leaves, Halloween and my birthday!

    Thanks for the giveaway!


    Ollie aka DarkBloodyVamp

  77. My favorite thing about autumn is the changing colors of the leaves and the cooler temperatures

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

  78. I love autumn for the bonfires and toasted marshmallows. We also have lots of birthdays. Wine parties are great around a bonfire.
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  79. I love Autumn for the leaves. I read lots of books as it gets colder.

    smurfettev AT gmail DOT com

  80. I love the Fall because of the football games and tailgating! And of course having a campfire with roasted hotdogs! Thanks for the chance to win a great giveaway!

    kacidesigns AT yahoo DOT com

  81. What i like about thanksgiving is being able to see family you haven't seen in a while and just spending time and catching up....

  82. Thanks for sharing and being a part of the hop!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  83. I love having the whole family together. It only happens at major holidays because of our work schedules.
    willitara [at] gmail [dot] com

  84. I like being with my family and eating good food.


  85. Thanksgiving is one of the best parts of Autumn. All our family and friends get together and we each bring a new food plus we have all the standard ones too, so it truly is a great feast. It is also a great time for us to catch up on all the things everyone has been doing.A whole day of just being together.

  86. i love eating stuffing at thanksgiving since that is the only time we make stuffing.

  87. We don`t celebrate Thanksgiving in my country, but I still love autumn.


  88. this year I'm loving that we've already had our Thanksgiving so I can relax!

    ighmeg at yahoo dot com

  89. I love Thanksgiving - we do two dinners, one with the HUGE family and one smaller for some close friends and immediate family :)

    rachelmarietravis at gmail dot com

  90. I love Autumn and the colors of change. It's a cozy time to read! My favorite part of Thanksgiving is family and my husband's meal. lisarayns at gmail dot com

  91. what I love most about thanksgiving is that we dont argue and just EAT!

    madamerkf at aol dot com

  92. Thanks for joining in the hop. It was great to be introduced to your work.
    My favorite part about autumn is that the cool weather gives me the perfect excuse to keep my oven full of yummy deliciousness that I really can't do during two of the three other seasons. I love the feeling of being able to have yummy stuff baking while I nestle in with a good read.

  93. Hello!

    It's the 3rd blog Hop I visit your Blog for. Thanks for being so Hop friendly.

    I love golden red colors in Nature in Autumn time.

    Love tasty things cooked from/with pumpkin.

    Thanks for your giveaway, allowing foreigners like me to Hop.

    Adila (from Azerbaijan)

  94. What I love most about Thanksgiving is all of it! The food, the family, the football and definitely all that I am thankful for throughout the year! :)
    Love the picture! Thank you for the giveaway.
    trb0917 at

  95. What I love most about Thanksgiving is When the whole family comes together to enjoys a wonderful meal and to help each other

  96. just being with the whole family is the best

  97. I love thanksgiving because the whole family flys in for it and stays a week or so and we all get to hang out and catch up. Thx for the hop stop.

    blinkysthebest at aol dot com

  98. I love spending time with family I don't see often, stuffing my face and having leftovers all weekend.

  99. I love spending time with my family and the food!


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