to a new week, readers. We’re kicking it off with an interview about Elite Metal – Book One in the Elite Warriors
series. The authors are: Jennifer Kacey, Anna
Alexander, Heather Long, Rebecca Royce, Sabrina York, Saranna DeWylde, and Roxie
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questions answered by Jennifer Kacey
Welcome to Reviews and Interviews,
ladies! Please tell us about Elite Metal.
decades the US Marines funded a top-secret unit known as Elite Recon. A deadly
group of men and women sent to infiltrate dozens of countries completely
undetected. Mission objectives so extreme casualties were not only probable,
current batch of operatives had returned from hundreds of assignments
unscathed…until one mission went horribly wrong. Several men lost their lives
and the group disbanded. The remaining leathernecks were scattered in the wind
with new identities. They were told to blend in. Be normal. Or face being
forever silenced just like their fallen brothers.
two years later, each living member of the group is kidnapped and given a
chance to make things right. But this time they’re no longer under the thumb of
Uncle Sam. A mysterious private backer who knows about their past has brought
them back together. No longer are they forced to turn a blind eye to the lost
new life. A new future…Elite Metal.
from the stories in the series:
isn’t dead and buried. Reuniting survivors means he is forced to first
his place in the wake of death. Everything he had, lost when his undercover
contact, Venus, disappeared when it counted most. In the shadow of regret,
Steele is reborn from the flames of a Phoenix. To right the wrongs that
destroyed his military family, he must put his trust in the hands of a
mysterious backer, and the woman who led his team to the slaughter.
spent the last two years on the run. Then the mastermind behind Elite Metal
tracked her down, and offered her the chance to atone for past mistakes. To
cleanse her conscience requires a baptism by fire and submission to the man who
will either put the final nail in her coffin or set her heart free.
shattered hearts are finally given the chance to heal.
in the way of him coming back to life.
he loved, fighting alongside his brothers and sisters to protect the US from
everything set out to destroy it. Then on their last mission as Elite Recon
they were double-crossed…and everything went horribly wrong.
determined to crush everything she holds dear. But she has no one to turn to.
No one to lean on when she’s trapped in a world she never knew existed. Lost in
a world of pseudo-normalcy Chrome’s reduced to nothing more than existing. Day
in. Day out. Nothing to live for.
in his way of coming back to life.
thinks is true disappears in the presence…of his salvation.
find she had been living in hell. Now he’ll do anything, break any vow, to
claim her as his for all time.
with his Elite Metal buddies, especially if it keeps his mind off her. Beth
Bradshaw. His best friend’s girl. But when their paths cross again, he
discovers Beth is in the hands of a dangerous man. Vow or now vow to his Elite
Metal family, Ant will do anything to claim the woman he loves.
means seducing and betraying the one man who really sees her.
She thrives on being someone else. Her mission? Identify the rat who sold her
team bad intel. Gabriel Danvers, ex-CIA analyst, is a master of disseminating
the details. He wants to enjoy a normal life, retired from the game. His
mission? Teach classes.
target of Copper’s investigation, he re-enters a world of danger and
deception–all to claim the passion of the one woman who’s haunted him for
whatever it takes to kill her story about the team. Even if it means he has to
tie her to his bed.
dingy bar in Deep Ellum, he suspects she’s investigating the team. And that’s
something he just cannot allow to happen. Too many lives are at stake. He will
do everything in his power to learn the truth—even seduce her. And to stop her
story from coming out? He might even tie her to the bed.
when it comes to keeping his brothers safe. Nothing. It’s a damn shame she’s
everything he’s ever wanted. It’s a damn shame her touch warms his cold, dead
team and silence the nightmares from Operation Phoenix. But when Rose is forced
to go on the run with Platinum’s hidden son, he will have no choice but to
return to his old life and reclaim what he has ached for every day since. Red
Wolf’s sniper wants to nudge Plat’s underbelly and they’re going to find out
quickly how deadly he can be.
his sniper rifle taken away. But as Elijah, he could start over, maybe even
fall in love with his hidden son’s Kindergarten teacher, Rose. But Platinum is
reborn when Elijah is kidnapped, so he’s left with no choice but to vanish,
leaving Rose to wonder about his fate, broken-hearted.
man she knew as Eli. Now, alone and terrified, she finds herself on the run
from a sniper while trying to hide a scared little boy from certain death.
just the place to nudge. Sniper vs. sniper, Platinum will reclaim what is his.
That is, if she’ll even have him back…
beauty he’s become obsessed with from a beast more terrible than himself.
took, in essence, all of John Thrace leaving only the Elite Metal operative
“Mercury” in his place. A man marked with a biohazard tattoo because
he knows he’s incompatible with other living things. Until he becomes obsessed
with the seemingly innocent doctor Hazel Brewer and a chance encounter changes
in the business of saving lives and he’d rather take them. In fact, she’s never
felt safer or more alive than when she’s with him. Even when a terrible
biological weapon forces her into his arms for a night of hot passion she won’t
something even more toxic: Mercury’s poison.
Elite Recon Marine Silver embraces the underworld and builds a new life as one
of the world’s most renowned thieves. Jewels, paintings, corporate
espionage–there’s no job he won’t take for the right price.
and haul him back to Texas to face her brand of justice…
Metal, Silver chooses the latter. Quietly operating in the background of a team
that no longer trusts or wants him, he completes all the dirty little jobs that
keep the team alive and flush with new intel.
gathering, he refuses to hide in the shadows a moment longer. In a world of
secrets and lies, Poppy Jones is his bright light of truth and trust.
Chrome–to protect her.
Jennifer, what inspired you to write this series?
conversation with another author and we thought it would be cool to write a set
together. I never in my wildest dreams thought it would turn into what it has.
It’s amazing and I hope everybody loves it as much as the authors do!!
Salvation” by Jennifer Kacey:
opposite direction of his Harley, which he was so ready to open up on the
highway and blow the wistful bullshit out of his head.
know how to actually talk to a woman to get her out of her panties, and he was
pretty sure he could remember how to do that for the right person.
digging in her purse surely for her keys could definitely be the right person.
the silent and deadly act and went and talked to her.
her, and he picked up the pace to try to get to her before she got to her
vehicle. The lights on an SUV blinked when she hit a button on her remote
shot so much adrenaline into his system, all of his training came out in an
explosion of instinct.
one of his attackers. But that was it. His brain kept telling his muscles to
move but as if in slow motion he hit the ground.
was effective if not lethal.
stepped next to him just as a van pulled up beside him.
silence surrounded him.
similarly piled out, lifting him into the confines of the unmarked vehicle. The
first man grabbed his bag, which had fallen to the ground and flung it in next
to him. He climbed in, shutting the door behind himself.
his mouth to move but he couldn’t get his lips, much less his vocal cords, to
responses—he’d experienced them before.
resist the effects of most muscular paralyzers. In their line of work the
government had spared no expense.
unconscious. But he fought just as he was trained to do.
but sky after they pulled out of the parking garage.
huffed out a breath. It was the only displeasure he could register before
darkness sucked him under.
tried to retain consciousness.
the fog trying to overtake him.
thought they could break him to get what they wanted… They were shit outta
luck. He’d go to his grave before he talked. Resignation filled his mind.
eventually. Or the government found someone fast enough to dispose of him.
the tear-stained eyes of the woman he’d wanted flashed in front of his eyelids.
within a matter of days.
first time, and hopefully the last …he didn’t fight it.
What exciting story are you working on
might possibly be working on Book Two in the Elite Warrior series. Elite Ghosts. OMG – CANNOT WAIT!!!
When did you first consider yourself a
first time I finished a full novel which was actually the first thing I ever
really wrote. It was 105K I think. You finish that big of a story, no matter
how sucky the first draft is, or how much editing it takes to fix it, I say you’re
Do you write full-time? If so, what’s
your work day like? If not, what do you do other than write and how do you find
time to write?
I still have a real life day job as well that I work at 50 hrs a week. I write
at night and on the weekends. Keeps me sane to say the very least. You make
time for what’s important. Truly.
What would you say is your interesting
write a book in order. Just can’t do it.
As a child, what did you want to be when
you grew up?
Risk Obstetrician since I was in the fourth grade. Go big or go home, right?
Anything additional you want to share
with the readers?
you love the set as much as we do! Writing it has been a huge undertaking for
all of us and we can’t be more pleased with it. HUGS TO EVERYONE SUPPORTING THE
SET!!! More to come!!
Kacey is a writer, mother, and business owner living with her family in Texas.
She sings in the shower, plays piano in her dreams, and has to have a different
color of nail polish every week. She’s the Amazon top seller and award winning
author of the Members Only Series and the Surrender Series along with several
standalone novels and novellas. The best advice she’s ever been given? Find the
real you and never settle for anything less.
Alexander‘s literary world changed at age thirteen when a friend gave her a
copy of Kathleen Woodiwiss’s “A Rose in Winter.” With her mind
thoroughly blown, she decided that one day she too would be a romance writer.
With Hugh Jackman’s abs and Christopher Reeve’s blue eyes as inspiration, she
loves spinning tales about superheroes finding love.
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Heather Long, a national
bestselling author, likes long walks in the park, science
fiction, superheroes, Marines, and men who aren’t douche bags. Her books are
filled with heroes and heroines tangled in romance as hot as Texas summertime.
From paranormal historical westerns to contemporary military romance, Heather
might switch genres, but one thing is true in all of her stories—her characters
drive the books. When she’s not wrangling her menagerie of animals, she devotes
her time to family and friends she considers family. She believes if you like
your heroes so real you could lick the grit off their chest, and your heroines
so likable, you’re sure you’ve been friends with women just like them; you’ll
enjoy her worlds as much as she does.
a teenager, Rebecca would hide in her room to read her favorite romance novels
when she was supposed to be doing her homework.
is the mother of three adorable boys and is fortunate to be married to her best
friend. They are transplants from the northeastern part of the United States to
the great state of Texas, specifically Austin.
is in love with science fiction, fantasy and the paranormal and tries to use
all these elements in her writing. In her world anything is possible, anything
can happen, and you should suspect that it will.
Royal Hotness, Sabrina York, is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling
author of hot, humorous stories for smart and sexy readers. Her titles range
from sweet & sexy to scorching erotic romance. Connect with her on twitter
@sabrina_york, on Facebook or on Pinterest. Visit her webpage at
www.sabrinayork.com to check out her books, excerpts and contests. Free Teaser
Book: http://sabrinayork.com/home-2/sabrina-yorks-teaser-book/ And don’t forget
to enter to win the royal tiara!
DeWylde has always been fascinated by things better left in the dark. She wrote
her first story after watching The Exorcist at a slumber party. Since then,
she’s published horror, romance and narrative nonfiction. Like all writers,
Saranna has held a variety of jobs, from operations supervisor for an airline, to
an assistant for a call girl, to a corrections officer. But like Hemingway
said, “Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure, only
death can stop it.” So she traded in her cuffs for a full-time keyboard.
She loves to hear from her readers.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, I like to write super sexy
romances and scorching hot erotica. I live in Texas with my red-bearded Viking
husband and a sweet but rowdy preschool-aged daughter with autism and heart
defects. We also have two wildly rambunctious Great Danes named Hannibal and
other book writing alter ego–Lolita Lopez–was named one of Latina Magazine’s
Eight Erotic Latina Authors To Check Out. Lo writes deliciously steamy tales
for Forever Yours/Grand Central, Mischief/Harper Collins UK, Siren Publishing
and Cleis Press.