OMG! James Spader’s voice melts me!

I never read Marvel comics as a kid. If they existed in our house, my older brother would have had them and they’d be out of bounds for this girl. I’m making up for lost time now through the movies. Sadly, I’m more into them than my kids and its not just the perfectly toned butts or Chris Hemsworth’s biceps (although they are drool-worthy). LOL I’m loving all of the Avengers more or less equally: Thor, The Hulk, even goodie Captain America floats my boat. Loki … lets just all swoon together. But the movie I’m looking forward to most has my favorite actor, James Spader, as the voice of the bad guy.


We have to wait till May 2015 for Avengers: Age of Ultron. I don’t know how I’ll cope. Aside from James’ awesome Ultron voice, the new trailer below features two moments I’m dying to see explained: Captain America’s vibranium shield split in half, and what seems to be a nice moment between Natasha Romanov and The Hulk. Since he scared the hell out of her in the first Avengers movie, I’m wondering how they get to that point. Must be good.

Are you a superhero fan? Did I miss a moment in the trailer you want to see too? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.

Spotlight: An Invitation to Passion by Bronwen Evans

A change of pace today. Bronwen Evans, USA Today Bestselling author is here to promote a special deal on her regency romance, An Invitation to Passion. For a limited time the novel is available for the bargain price of 99c. Grab your copy of this fantastic regency now.

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Consummate rake, Lord Richard Craven, has his heart broken when the woman he loves is forced into an arranged marriage to a violent brute. To make matters worse, circumstances force him to marry Lady Madeline Knight—a woman he views more like a sister-only for fate to play the cruelest of tricks. Shortly after his wedding his former lover is widowed, and Richard learns she could be pregnant with his child.

Madeline Knight thought she was doing the right thing when she saved Richard Craven from his lover’s irate husband. Now her silly schoolgirl crush has left her married to a man who’s in love with another woman. Consumed with guilt over trapping Richard, she tries her best to be the perfect wife and win his heart. Failure is not an option. For if she fails she loses everything, she loves him too much not to set him free…

While Richard and Madeline confront the reality of their marriage, Madeline’s life comes under threat. A family enemy is set on revenge. Will Richard learn the truth of his heart, and what is truly precious to him, before the unknown enemy destroys their world?

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About Bronwen

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USA Today Bestselling author, Bronwen Evans (Bron), loves story-telling – gobbling up movies, reading books and attending the theater. Her head is always filled with characters and stories, particularly lovers in angst. Is it any wonder she’s a proud romance writer.

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Never a Gentleman: Available for Preorder Now

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The next wicked Hunt Club novella is available for preorder now:



Victor Knight has never been able to juggle his work and love life to anyone’s satisfaction. A hardworking investment banker in London, he’s obsessed with maintaining his clients’ privacy and profits, and cannot understand why those same clients are withdrawing funds when he’s making them a good profit. When a dull evening supper at the Hunt Club ends in a blunt invitation to have sex with the Earl of Beecroft, he welcomes the distraction on the proviso they never discuss his business affairs.

 Daniel Wellham, the Earl of Beecroft, has long admired Victor Knight. He even understands and admires the banker’s preoccupation with work. Their night together is everything he hoped it would be and while he longs for permanence, his secret life as a spy means he can never reveal too much of his own history. Unfortunately, when he realizes that all is not right in Victor’s life, those promises he made to keep his nose out of the banker’s business means he cannot offer to help or explain that his latest mission might take him away forever. How can love and trust be possible when duty and responsibility prevent total honesty?


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New Release Spotlight: My Noble Knight by Laurel O’Donnell

This week I’m really pleased to spotlight my friend Laurel O’Donnell’s latest medieval historical romance. My Noble Knight released October 10th everywhere so be sure to check it out soon.


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Layne Fletcher, the only girl in a family of three boys, has grown up learning to use a sword and joust, but she is not a knight. She and her brothers have been traveling from tourney to tourney to make enough coin to buy their own farm to shelter their ailing father. When her brother is found unconscious, Layne takes his place on the jousting field against…

Griffin Wolfe, the undefeated jousting champion. When he is unhorsed by a slip of a woman who is not a knight, he demands retribution. His honor will not allow him to let a woman be thrown in the dungeon and he has no choice but to pay her fine, ordering her to travel with him until her brothers can repay him. He attempts to educate her in the art of being a woman, but finds he is attracted to her exciting personality and uncommon beauty despite her less then lady like ways.

But someone is trying to sabotage Griffin. Can Layne and Griffin discover who the culprit is while keeping their families safe and their growing attraction secret?

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About Laurel O’Donnell

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Laurel O’Donnell has won numerous awards for her works, including the Holt Medallion for A Knight of Honor, the Happily Ever After contest forAngel’s Assassin, and the Indiana’s Golden Opportunity contest forImmortal Death. The Angel and the Prince was nominated by the Romance Writers of America for their prestigious Golden Heart award. O’Donnell lives in Illinois with her four cherished children, her beloved husband and her five cats. She finds precious time every day to escape into the medieval world and bring her characters to life in her writing

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In Her Image – Part 7

Welcome back for more In Her Image, a work in progress, a regency mystery story I’ve been sharing on my website.

The story so far: Lord Wade is investigating the death of a young woman. Her body is found in Grosvenor square with no identification and no immediate explanation of how she died.

If you’re new to the story, you can read the beginning here and then follow on with the sample below.

The woman shrugged. “I do not, but her situation is familiar to me. I know nothing of her killer or their motives.”

Damn. He was exactly back to where he’d begun, except—“Why do you believe she was in someone’s employ?”

The woman glanced at the body and then rubbed her arms. “Her shoes don’t match her gown’s quality.”

Damon blinked and looked at the girl again. He’d been so caught up with the manner of her position, the sightless fright in her eyes that he’d failed to notice the scuffed quality of the shoes. He moved closer to them. Short half-boots, more suited to strident walking than the party the dress implied, and well used. The left heel worn down lower than the right. He’d assumed her returning from an evenings entertainment and set upon. But often the smallest detail led him on a divergent path.

The girl did not come from money, but she might work for a well-to-do family and be wearing cast off clothes. “Thank you.”

“She’s long gone.” Andrew chuckled. “Said her peace and left you to ponder it, and ponder it you have for several long minutes.”

Damon spun about but the veiled woman and burly servant were no longer in sight. He’d been too wrapped up in his thoughts to notice that she’d taken her leave. “Damn. She might have had further insights to share.”

Andrew closed the distance between them. “Do you not even notice the living anymore? Your obsession with solving every act of villainy is robbing you of your life.”

 Thanks so much for reading.