Category: Talent


XOXO After Dark is delighted to host two amazing romantic suspense authors today! NYT bestselling authors Laura Griffin and Allison Brennan have been writer-friends for years, and below, tell us a little bit about romantic suspense, the writer’s life, and their brand-new joint project, CRASH AND BURN. Welcome, Laura and Allison! XOXO After Dark: What […]

Three Sizzling New Covers for THE FETISH QUEEN by Nicole Camden!

Erotica sensation Nicole Camden, author of THE FETISH BOX, shares the covers for her new Erotica Serialization THE FETISH QUEEN, coming this spring from Pocket Star! “I love my new book covers! The Fetish Queen, the second set of stories surrounding a fetish shop in Florida (which started with The Fetish Box), has a true diva for a heroine and the […]

Excerpt from Me Since You by Laura Wiess

Ever since the night her police officer father couldn’t prevent a man from committing suicide–and a YouTube video of the incident promptly went viral– Rowan’s life has been in complete tailspin mode: her friends have alienated her at school, the media has been haranguing her family, and, worst of all, her father has become someone […]

Roundtable w/YA Phenoms Maya Sloan, Chelsea Pitcher & Jen Echols!

Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to boring… At least on XOXO! In honor of Back to School Week, we’ve cooked up something fun and fresh to help you fight the summer’s-done-dread: a tell-all YA Author Roundtable with Maya Sloan, Chelsea Pitcher, and Jen Echols! Join us here this afternoon for a live […]

When a Kiss isn’t Just a Kiss by Beth Vogt

“ … I can forget my very existence in a deep kiss of you.” ~Byron Caldwell Smith (1849-1877) KU Greek professor, letter to Kate Stephens I still remember the first time my husband, Rob, kissed me. I was all of twenty years old. It was summer—June, to be exact. Humid, with a touch of honeysuckle […]


Bonus Scene from S.C. Stephen’s Thoughtless

One year ago this month, Gallery had the pleasure of beginning to work with S.C. Stephen’s Thoughtless series, featuring the much beloved couple Kellan and Kiera. To thank all of her fans for their support, she rewrote a scene from Thoughtless in Kellan’s POV. Presenting it here from her original Fiction Press posting, we give you… […]

Excerpt from Alexa Egan’s Unleash the Curse

Actress Sarah Hayes has never forgotten her steamy night with London’s most eligible bachelor, Sebastian Commin, Earl of Deane. But she has to be content with her memories since their very different social statuses make being together impossible. Sarah’s only luxury is being able to admire Sebastian from afar when they are both guests at […]

diving into an alpha male psyche

Marata Eros had to dive headfirst into the dark, brooding, and extremely alpha head-space of Cas (the hero of A TERRIBLE LOVE) in order to write A BRUTAL TENDERNESS from his point of view. How’d she pull it off? Marata reveals the secret to finding her “alpha male voice” exclusively on XOXO After Dark!   It seems […]

Meet Your New #BookBoyfriend

A BRUTAL TENDERNESS, the latest new adult novel from New York Times bestselling author MARATA EROS, hits e-Readers today! This dark and sexy novel (a companion novel to A TERRIBLE LOVE) is told from the perspective of alpha hero Blaine “Cas” Steel, so to celebrate the launch of this new novel, Cas was kind enough […]

Defying Genres and Gender Stereotypes . . . for the Win!

by Gina X. Grant / Storm Grant FEW ARE CHOSEN is a humorous, young adult, multi-cultural, LGBT, paranormal, character study with a strong romantic subplot. All in less than 15,000 words! Sound like an eclectic genre mash-up? It is! But it works. Works so well that it just won “Best YA Short Story of 2012” […]

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