Make way for the Warriors Intense in Love & Domination—the W.I.L.D. Boys of Special Forces!
These eight soldiers signed up for the Alpha Squad in more ways than one. They fight for their country with every drop of passion in their bodies, and they fight for their women even harder: with every ounce of commitment in their soul.
I LOVE Angel Payne and her books, when the chance to be a part of this book tour came along I was so excited to ask her to join us for an interview here on the blog. So with out further ado Angel Payne...
Thanks so much to Carin and her crazy crew for being brave—LOL—and inviting me to touch the dark wings down here at the Reading Obsession for a few. I love this blog, and it’s an honor to be here.
Carin has prepped some REALLY good questions for this post, so I’m just going to dive right in!
What started you writing?
I think I’ve been writing nearly all my life. When I was a kid, I wrote scripts for my Barbie dolls to act out. One summer, I did a “summer playhouse” in my garage and cast all the neighborhood kids into my scripts. I was obsessed with the Court of King Henry VII, and we did a play every two weeks, about each of the 6 wives. None of the little girls wanted to be Anne Boleyn, so I played her.
I wrote my first full-length novel, about 80 pages, at the age of 10. It was about a time-traveling family from the year 2150. In junior high, once the hormones kicked in, I discovered hot passionate angsty romance, and never looked back. We didn’t have a genre like YA back then, so we wrote our own. My bestie and I had a series that all the other girls read, starring us and the teen idols of our choice. Fictionally speaking, I spent my whole 9th grade year making out with Shaun Cassidy, Leif Garrett, Parker Stevenson, and all of the Bay City Rollers.
What made you choose erotic romance?
Because the hormones never wore off! LOL! Also…I just always wanted something…more. When you are that intense about connecting to someone, it’s electric. It’s magic. Who doesn’t want that?
Do you find that you get positive feedback from the BDSM community?
Absolutely. They are very supportive. When you sincerely want to get it right, who’s going to fault you? It helps that my husband and I go to events and want to learn more. It only makes things better in our own relationship.
Do you use mostly the internet for your research or do you attend munches and clubs?
I do both. But for the very nitty-gritty stuff, I turn to my friends in the lifestyle. I know both Doms and subs. I would NEVER trust just the internet to get something right. I am also VERY blessed to have some great editors who work on my material, who are knowledgeable and respectful of what the BDSM dynamic is all about.
This is a new series does that mean The Kinky Truth series is at an end?
Absolutely not, girlfriend! The Kinky Truth is alive and well. I’m actually getting started on a partial for Book 4 right now. It’s my hope that Loose-Id will contract me for it. The intention is to have the next 3 books chronicle the adventures of the Kouris Brothers: Dylan, Nikola and Cameron, whom you met in “Star of Wonder.” They are passionate, intense Navy boys. I have stories plotted for all 3 of them already. *Wicked, juicy grin.*
Again I want to thank Angel for her visit here today!
a Rafflecopter giveaway
GARRETT: The Fire Dom
Garrett Hawkins is the most valuable asset to his Special Forces unit—because frankly, the guy doesn’t care if he lives or dies anymore. Since the love of his life, Sage Weston, was kidnapped and killed with her medical unit a year ago, Garrett has turned the shell of his soul into the impenetrable armor of a finely-tuned fighting machine. Being the first tapped for the unit’s craziest missions is just fine by him. The less time for memories, and the agony they carve into his soul, the better.
It’s a plan that works—until one night, deep in the jungles of Thailand, Garrett’s world is upended when memories become reality. The unit is called to rescue a group of kidnapped aid workers, only the head count on the retrieval is unexpectedly doubled. Sage and her teammate, believed dead, are very much alive. Only now that Sage is back in his arms, Garrett doesn’t know what to do. He has changed in dramatic and daunting ways, especially in the darker tastes of his passion. If he touches Sage again, he’ll want to claim her, restrain her…dominate her.
Is Sage’s love strong enough to let Garrett back in not only as her fiancé, but her Dominant? Can she trust that visiting the new shadows of his life will lead her to ecstasy and not ruin? Or can it be that Garrett’s discipline is exactly what her soul needs to find its way back to life—and love—once again?
Well, hello there! My name is Angel, and I’m so happy to meet you.
Like many, I’ve had a journey to get here.
I’ve loved reading all my life, and have been writing nearly that long, too. I think it started when I penned an 80-page novel about a time-traveling family for a 5th-grade school project. You could say I was hooked. In middle school, I moved to the hardcore stuff: the paragraph-at-a-time “swap-stories” with all my besties. (C’mon…don’t lie…you remember those too!) Needless to say, the stories featured lots of French kissing, mindless groping and angsty drama – but I knew I’d found a niche when I was invited to participate in several more swap-stories on campus.
Some years, various entertainment writing gigs and a half-dozen historical romances later, I discovered the world of erotica – and home. (Not to mention a great place for all that angst I never gave up.) I love this genre – change that to love this genre – and hope my stories speak to your heart as well as your blood pressure, as well as your courage to explore new things and express your truth in beautiful new ways.
And where do I do all this? Well, if you ask my hubz, he’d likely say “on another planet,” especially if I’m in story-brewing mode! The rest of the time, I live in Southern California with him and our gorgeous child, where I’m abnormally interested in travel, coffee, wine, shoes, super heroes, fetish wear, ridiculous pop culture trends – but most of all, hearing from fellow readers and erotica lovers like you!
Remember: play safe, love completely and never, ever be ashamed to live your truth.
Follow the tour:
3/1 Launch Party
3/2 Dawn's Reading Nook / Guilty Pleasures
3/3 Desiree Holt / Romance Book Craze
3/4 Blak Rayne's Blog / Romance Novel Promotions / Two Lips Reviews
3/5 My Reading Obsession / Kinky Book Reviews
3/6 Full Moon Bites / Twinsie Book Talk
3/7 Harlie's Books / Rom Fan
3/8 Salacious Reads / Erzabet's Enchantments
Angel's other series The Kinky Truth