Sunday, November 23, 2014

Blog Tour & Interview: Undesired Lust by Eden Summers

Book Blurb

They used to be the perfect team.

Two years ago, songstress Sidney Higgins ruined her life by sleeping with not one, but two of the famous Reckless Beat men, Mason Lynch and Sean Taiden. Their night of intimate celebration turned into a worldwide sensation when the video Mason vowed to keep private was uploaded to the internet, destroying her squeaky-clean reputation and turning the world against her. Now she’s broken and left without hope, trying to find the one thing that can get her back on her feet.

A mistake neither one of them is willing to forgive. 

When the sex tape went viral and his best friends held him accountable, Mason bore the stigma of asshole with pride. Now, bitterness has destroyed him, driving away his muse and making him worthless in the industry he loves. There’s only one option left to reclaim his creativity, but that would mean collaborating with a woman who wants to castrate him with a plastic knife.

A palpable chemistry even hate can’t diminish. 

Forced to work together, neither one of them is prepared for the undesired lust which immediately takes hold. The lies fade away, exposing the truth; however, it also awakens a threat from their past. The person responsible for tearing them apart is back to ensure they don’t rekindle a spark. With their safety in the balance, Sidney and Mason need to determine what they’re willing to risk to reclaim a relationship they wish they’d never lost.

Category: Erotic Romance

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About Eden Summers

Eden Summers is a true blue Aussie, living in regional New South Wales with her two energetic young boys and a quick witted husband.

In late 2010, Eden's romance obsession could no longer be sated by reading alone, so she decided to give voice to the sexy men and sassy women in her mind.
Eden can't resist alpha dominance, dark features and sarcasm in her fictional heroes and loves a strong heroine who knows when to bite her tongue but also serves retribution with a feminine smile on her face.

Website: www.edensummers.com 

Where do you get your inspiration for your books?
Anywhere and everywhere. All it takes is a song, or a music video, or even peace and quiet to sink into my own head, then BAM, 198,796 ideas will consume my mind. I have notebooks of one-page ideas just waiting to be written.
The only thing that dampens my inspiration is stress. I can’t think straight a lot of the time, but if I’m mellow all it takes is a smile from a stranger, or watching people in general, and I’m instantly hit with a book idea.

How do you decide physical features, names, etc. for your characters?
Because I don’t always have the best memory, I usually base a characters appearance on someone in real life. I print off color pictures and place them in my office so I never get the details wrong. I also have a major crush on Pinterest. I have all my characters on boards and it’s no hardship to surf the net to find the best fit for my books.
If you want to check out my Pinterest account you can find it here - http://www.pinterest.com/edensummers1/

Do you find yourself identifying with some of your characters? If so, which character?

A tiny piece of myself is in every character, mainly things like favorite foods, their taste in music, their hobbies etc. I try to keep my characters personalities as far away from mine as possible, although my type of humor is in the majority of the people I write. Sarcasm and playful banter is one aspect I adore in my own marriage, so it tends to come out in my books.

Who is your favorite author? What book by that author is your favorite?

Like most book junkies, I have way too many favourite authors. I love Kresley Cole, Gena Showalter, Lorelei James, Joey Hill, and Cindy Gerard just to name a few. And the main reason for loving these authors is that ALL their books are pretty damn awesome. Time and time again, I fall in love with their characters.

Did this author influence your writing? In what way?

I think every author I read encourages me to work harder, faster, better, but the above mention authors give me something to strive for – Perfection.






Chapter One

Two years ago.


“And the Grammy for Best Rock Song goes to…”

Sidney Higgins held her breath, her gaze glued to the presenter aglow in stage lights. Mason Lynch sat to her left, his hand holding hers in a reassuring grip. Tonight, he was more gorgeous than usual, in a tailored black suit and his blond, wavy hair loose against his jaw line. She didn’t need to glance his way to know his confident smile was aimed at her. She could feel it on her skin, the light tingle of awareness which always haunted her whenever he was close.

“Don’t sweat it. We’ve got this in the bag,” he murmured over the hush in the room.

His arrogance never ceased to amaze her. It was natural to him. Effortless. Strangely, she found it endearing. His confidence rubbed off on her, increasing her sense of accomplishment, not only in her career, but life in general.

Right now though, his sonic boom of awesomeness wasn’t penetrating her nerves, or her need to use the bathroom. This was her first Grammy nomination, and the butterflies alone were enough to make her double over.

“… Mason Lynch and Sidney Higgins for ‘Tough Love’.”

Oh my god.

They did it. They won a fucking Grammy.

“I don’t believe it.” The words tightened her throat, whispering from her lips as thunderous applause erupted around them. She turned her wide-eyed gaze to Mason and found him staring at her, grinning. No elation. No shock or disbelief. He simply stared at her as if the sun rose and set in her eyes.

Someone clapped her shoulder, followed by another and another. She was too awe struck and numb to notice who. Her focus was glued to the gleaming, mocha-brown irises of the most talented man she’d ever known. He stood, continuing to hold her hand and her attention as he tugged her to her feet.

“Let’s get you a Grammy, kitten.”

Ovaries—boom. That endearment did it to her every time. Her nipples hardened. And right now, in a skintight evening gown and thin lace bra, she couldn’t think of anything worse. Think of dirty dishes, laundry, clubbing baby seals. Hell, even the thought of the unsigned recording contract currently sitting on her dining room table wasn’t enough to drag her mind from lurid thoughts of Mason.

Clearing the gravel from her throat, she followed him into the aisle leading to the stage, and sneaked a glance over her shoulder at the hundreds of applauding people. Surreal. The man of her dreams at her side. A Grammy waiting to be awarded. The world at her feet. Tears stung her eyes, and her grin turned into a beaming smile. Everything fell into place. Life was perfect, and maybe this achievement would stop her father from worrying about her risky career choice.

Mason tugged her into his arms and then squeezed her tight, placing a gentle kiss on her cheek. “Congratulations, Sid,” he whispered against her neck, sending a shiver of awareness down her spine.

She hugged him, her pulse pounding in her ears. “We really did it.”

“You doubted our unstoppable skills? The world doesn’t stand a chance against us.” He pulled back, gifting her with another delicate sweep of his lips, this time on her temple. “Now let’s go get our prize.”

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