Category: Talent


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” […]

MINE = Yours, Now

Well it looks like the internet didn’t completely break after 150+ bloggers revealed the cover for Katy Evans’ MINE, the much-anticipated sequel to her smash-hit REAL. So, for those of you who (somehow) weren’t on a romance-related blog today, we give you the cover to MINE here on our own site.   Much love to […]

Lowcountry Magic: Ann Hite’s Southern Roadtrip

 Author Ann Hite reveals the inspiration for her upcoming novella, Lowcountry Spirit. There are some things in my life that have come naturally to me. Storytelling runs in my family, and Appalachia is always part of each tale. It is home, the very blood that runs through my veins. Appalachia is my granny, mama, great aunts, […]

Excerpt from Delilah Dawson’s Wicked As She Wants

In honor of our Urban Fantasy week, check out the world of Sang, Delilah’s Dawson’s thrilling setting from her blud series. Below is a short excerpt from Wicked As She Wants, a story about a lost crown princess who stumbles across  a handsome, mysterious musician, Casper Sterling. With Casper’s help, is the princess able to […]

Deathmage & Co.

One of the most interesting characters to write in Disenchanted & Co., my new steampunk urban fantasy novel series for Pocket Star, has been Lord Lucien Dredmore.  A master of the dark arts with a mysterious past and a terrifying reputation, Dredmore is a deathmage, which in my universe is a kind of legal magical […]

The Reactions I Get When People Discover I Write Erotica

XOXO After Dark is pleased to welcome author Shoshanna Evers for our final post of Erotica Week! If you haven’t already, be sure to take a look at ENSLAVED, currently available in our Free Reads section…and if that gets your heart racing, we’ve got links to some of Shoshanna’s other books at the bottom of this […]

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