September RH Book Releases #amreading

September 3rd

Breathless: An LGBT+ Ménage SFR Short Story
September 4th

Supernova (The Portal Series Book 2) PNR RH Scifi-Romance
September 6th

Jacinth: A quirky fated mates romcom (Jewels Cafe Book 1) RH
September 8th

FEARLESS: A Charity Anthology
September 8

Plaything: Make Me Duet Book One (Seduction House World) Dark Reverse Harem contemporary
September 10

Merciless (Steel Demons MC Book 9) PNR, Dystopian, RH
September 11th

Good Girl: A fated mates paranormal romance (The Season Book 1) RH
September 13th

Insurrection (Monarchs of Hell Book 1) RH/why choose PNR
September 14

Queen Takes Darkness 2: A Their Vampire Queen Novel, RH
September 14th

Eff Immortality: A Real-Death Adventure (The Real-Death Adventures of Lorelai Byrne) PNR RH
September 15th

The Bone Wolf (Cedar Mountain Pack Book 1) Rejected mate, RH
September 17th

Smuggler’s Run (Mea Lupus Series Book 2) Sci-fi romance, RH 
September 20th

Venus (Solar Mates Book 1) PNR, RH, Romcom
September 21st

Best Wishes Box Set One: Extended Editions of Books 1-3 (War of Power Series 1: Best Wishes Series) PNR Academy RH
September 24th

Broken Beasts of Beauty: A Dark, RH, PNR, Romance (Sinister Fairytales)
September 24th

Homecoming Homicide : Magical Bureau of Investigation book 1 (Magical Bureau of Investigantion) PRN RH slow burn trilogy
September 25

Best Wishes Box Set One: Extended Editions of Books 1-3 (War of Power Series 1: Best Wishes Series)
September 27th

Mafias Revenge (Lethal Beauty & Smoking Steel Book 3) Contemporary Mafia RH
September 28th

Twisted Sinners (The Preacher’s Daughter Book 2) Contemporary Romance RH
September 29th

Despicable (Reject Island) PNR
September 30th

Broken Wolf: A Fated Mates Paranormal Romance (Savage Book 2)
September 30

Curse of the Gods: Jackals Wrath MC (Operation Isis) a Paranormal MC Reverse Harem Romance
September 30th

Fae’s Torment: A Dark Fae Mafia Romance
September 30th

Make Me Lie: A Dark Enemies to Lovers College Romance (Rich Demons of Darkwood Book 1)
September 30

The Magic of Eternity: Emerald Lakes Book Five, PNR RH

⬇️The books below will be live released.⬇️

September

Summer Blues: Episode 1 (Little Pink Book: Season 1) Contemporary RH

Complete Contemporary Romance RH 1 #amreading

Finding Their Muse Series

My dream of becoming prima ballerina is dead.

Dropped by the Royal Ballet, I return home to my empty house in Cornwall with nothing but ghosts, and memories of a past I am desperate to forget. It takes months of depression before I pull myself out of the bleakness and attempt to start living again.

With a new job as an assistant to the wealthy but elusive Sachov family, I find myself caught up in a tangled web of desire, pain and sexual awakening that will either destroy me entirely or bring me back to life.

My name is Rose, and I am their muse.

COMPLETE SERIES – READING ORDER AS FOLLOWS:#1 Steps #2 Strokes #3 Strings #4 SymphonyThis is a why choose romance for 18+ readers and contains suicide, self-harm and other topics that may be difficult for some readers. Read at your own discretion.***

Suburbia Series (Reverse Harem Box Set with Bonus Scenes)

SECRETS, BETRAYAL, LOVE…

Your favorite contemporary RH series of dirty little secrets newly edited with bonus materials! 

Books 1 & 2

In the small suburbs of Atlanta, a close-knit community normally welcomes new members. But are they that welcoming to Samantha when she moves in? And what secrets are hiding behind the polished homes and manicured lawns?

Samantha uncovers skeletons in closets, some in her own that are life-changing beyond anything she could ever imagine.

Jake is the sexy neighbor who uncovers lies in his own marriage, ones that bring in his best friend Stuart. But what are the two men hiding themselves?

Mario has his own past that makes him keep women at arm’s length, until he meets Samantha, a woman like no other. But his own past comes to haunt him and could destroy the relationship he’s always wanted.

Follow the lives of the four lovers as they navigate their unconventional relationship in the face of dangers and drama that tries to tear them apart.

Book 3

Samantha has been keeping a couple of secrets from her parents. Not only her unconventional relationship with her three men, but also a baby on the way. 

When her mom guilt-trips her into leaving the city to come home to their small town for Christmas, she knows she has to find a way to reveal her secrets. 

Will her three husbands be able to win over her bearish father? Especially when everything they try to do goes seriously wrong. 

Enjoy this comedic Reverse Harem Holiday Romance.

Book 4

A prequel to Suburbia that shows the life of Suburbia’s most hated characters. Find out what secrets from their past shaped them to be the women they are. Can they be redeemed and finally find the happiness they deserve?

*Please note the trigger warnings. This does not need to be read in order to complete the series.

Bonus Material

Find the inside scoop on some of the favorite characters, questions answered on what happened to a certain ex-wife, and much more of Samantha and her guys!

The Reapers Series

Morana Valdis was born into a life of crime. Mobsters and murder were apart of her daily life. After losing the most precious piece of her, the monster was unleashed.

Named after the Goddess of Death, Morana became the darkness they always tried to keep caged.

The Reaper was born. After a mysterious package is delivered to her, holding key pieces of evidence in the murder of her twin brother. Morana and her Reapers set out to seek revenge, as an unknown evil begins to close in.

Can The Reapers make it out of Sanorah alive?

*The reapers series is a dark new adult, crime syndicate suspense story, with a sexy reverse harem, and will be a four-book series.
** Triggers including violence, graphic murder, assault both sexual and otherwise, please proceed with caution.
***The Reapers series must be read in order.

Burnout Series

Ever make it your life goal to stay far, far away from sexy men who live and breathe vehicles? No? Just me?

Most of my life has been spent hiding behind one of the West Coast’s most infamous players in the automotive industry.

But when he unexpectedly dies and the family business falls under new management, I’m forced to step from the shadows. After being relocated across country, they demand I infiltrate the local street racing scene, find out who runs it, and aid in a takeover.

I convince myself there’s no other choice. Failing to carry out these demands will result in the unraveling of my darkest secrets… the unraveling of me.

Then, I meet them — the men who bring light into my otherwise spiraling dark existence.

They are intoxicating, dangerous, and irresistible. And, as if things aren’t complicated enough, they’re my only leads to the underground world of fast cars and dirty money.

Will I be able to unearth enough information to keep my secrets buried without losing these men who are quickly stealing my heart?

Buckle up for Fast & Furious meets Driven in this high-octane, edge-of-your-seat Reverse Harem Romance!

Perfect for them Series

Love is more fun when it is Forbidden.

My first kiss happened at a party and the
lights were turned off, so I’ll never know who kissed me that night.
I just know that no one ever made me feel like my mystery guy, no matter how many I kissed.

That summer, I fell for two hot twin brothers: Chase and Reid.
Everything fell apart when they became my stepbrothers and things between us had to change.
Our friendship ended and was replaced by indifference and distance.

Three years later I’m back in Star Cove and so are Chase and Reid with their two hot and friendly best friends Bryce and Parker. This is the summer before college and I’m stuck in the past, between my forbidden stepbrothers, the boy I’m dating and a kiss that’s lost forever.

Warning: This is a why choose story where the heroine won’t have to choose between her different love interests and has sexual scenes, swearing and mild violence. Suitable only for readers aged 18+

Gamer Girls Series

The last thing a broken girl needs is perfection.

Love isn’t something Dez has time for. Simply staying alive is too much work. Even worse, the thing trying to get her is something she can’t outrun: her own dark thoughts. Three years after the incident, she’s only getting worse. Even the thought of casually brushing up against another person triggers her panic attacks, yet everyone says she should be fine.

They call her a survivor, but this feels more like a downward spiral – until a random encounter brings her face to face with the one person who might understand. Chance needs a miracle, and he’s decided she’s the only thing that can save his crumbling game company. Her, the broken girl with way too many issues.

She agrees to help but has three conditions. First, no one will touch her – ever. Second, no drug tests, because she won’t pass. Third, when she’s done, he won’t try to stop her from quitting. Those are her rules, and to Dez, this isn’t just a game.

Except he has his own problem. Chance needs contact to feel whole, and she can’t handle the idea of being touched. There’s no way this situation can work. Plus, if her secrets come out, she won’t be the miracle he needs.

But can her flaws finally help?
Or is this game over?

The Gamer Girls series features strong women and the men who love them. Knowledge about gaming and/or gamer culture is not necessary to enjoy this story. Graphic language and situations that are suitable for a mature audience are included. FLAWED is a standalone novel that moves forward a larger story. 

TRIGGER WARNING: Discussions of rape and assault, domestic violence, addiction, suicidal tendencies, phobias, bullying, cyber harassment, violence, and more. This is a love story, but finding love isn’t always easy.

Losing My Heart Series

A hired gun is on the loose and has his sights set on the daughter of the most powerful drug lord in North America. Katie Rosemond just barely escapes with her life, but now, her future is in the hands of a ruthless man who would do anything to protect his asset. That man is her father.
After working his way up from being a simple drug mule to the inner circle of the Boss, Ramone becomes one of his most trusted men. That trust puts him in charge of Katie’s safety, and he is not going to let a spoiled brat ruin his ambitions. In fact, he will use it to his advantage. In a dangerous world where one wrong move can put his head on a pike, he isn’t counting on love to be the most dangerous of all.

Quintessence: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION

She’s just a housekeeper. She has debts. She needs a job. 

They’re geniuses. They have money. They need a housekeeper. 

More importantly… they need her

A new job leads to a happily-ever-after Sascha could never have foreseen…

Read the completeQuintessence Collection, a timeless love story, in one volume for the first time ever. 

Over four-hundred-fifty thousand words! 

Contains never-before-published bonus scenes.

A Rotten Love Duet

Envy.

Such an ugly sin.

Yet, here I am guilty of it.

See, I envy you.

You who wake up in the morning not knowing what your future will entail.  A blessed uncertainty filled with hope and mystery, with the potential to make it whatever you aspire it to be.

Must be nice — to open your eyes and dream of such a promising existence.

I have no such hopeful misguided notions.

My fate has been written down on crumpled paper, made smooth and immaculate by bloody tainted hands for the outside world to behold, since the day I was conceived.

There is no happily ever after for me but I’ve come to terms with my gilded golden cage long ago.

It’s their destiny that keeps me up at night — the pieces of my soul.

They are the ones who I would defy the devil himself for and stare true evil in the eye, taunting it to do its worst.

There is nothing I wouldn’t do for them, yet I know the wheel of fortune is not in our favor.

So, yes — I envy you.

While you dream of your colorful tomorrow, I dread its grayish arrival. 

You see, we were all born rotten.

And rotten girls and boys don’t deserve a fairytale ending.

This is mafia #whychoose contemporary romance, full length novel.

*Recommended 18+ due to mature language, adult situations and sensitive content.

The Hell’s Rebel’s Collection

ALL SINNER

I’m aptly named. 
I’m Lucifer in the flesh: Lucie to those who love me, B*tch to those who loathe me. 
I have plenty of enemies, most of them in the clubhouse where I was raised. 
But I’m tired of being an outsider, tired of being on the outside looking in. 
I want to go home. 
And home?
Isn’t a place.
It’s with four men. Four bikers who own my heart and soul, and have done since I was a kid. 
Even if they betrayed me. 
But I’ll forgive them. 
I will. 
Only after I make them pay for their mistakes… 

NO SAINT

My family has enemies. Enemies that made us pay through my suffering. 
All these years later, after being kidnapped, I can only sleep in the arms of a biker my daddies would kill if they knew how he shielded me. 
And he isn’t the only one. 
Saint? Keys? Ink?
They’re more than just bikers, more than just brothers. 
They’re my sanity. 
I love them. 
And they love me. 
Now it’s time for them to realize we’re made to be together…

The collection contains an EXCLUSIVE scene that will never be released anywhere else. 

The Hell’s Rebel Collection consists of titles that were originally published as THEIR SINNER and THEIR SAINT. You can now enjoy both mother and daughter’s books in the one collection.

The Rise by @AdellRyanAuthor #newrelease

The Rise: A Reverse Harem Romance (Daughter of Perdition Book 2)

Pain and love are fickle things.

Here in Ceteris, both are often intertwined and shackled — invisible chains that dictate how and when each will be experienced.

Those invisible manacles are heavy, and they ache… and I am so incredibly tired of bearing them.

With help from the group of men I have begun to fall for — giant, demon, fallen angel, assassin, teacher, and mediator — we intend to break free from those restraints.

The time has come that we realize our purpose as influencers of sin and reform the rules, taking back what should have never been stolen from us to begin with.

But something stirs inside me, eager to vacate and be given a voice. 

Something obscure, promising both pain and love.

Something that, once liberated, will change our existence for eternity.

Are we a strong enough unit to overcome the anguishing love and harrowing pain its liberation may bring? Or will it keep us fettered just as surely as those manacles we are so eager to escape?

This is a 97,000+ word, full-length steamy Dark High Fantasy, Paranormal Reverse Harem Romance novel.

Complete series PNR – RH 21

The Ascended: A PNR, Academy, Why Choose Romance by Serena Akeroyd

In a world where witches hate the Fae, Gabriella has just broken the borders between the races wide open…

Gabriella is a bad witch. Well, she’s not evil, she just sucks at magic, and when she turns eighteen, the unthinkable happens: she grows a pair of wings.

Human born Fae are nothing new. An oddity to be sure, but witch born Fae?

They’re a whole other ball of wax.

When she’s summoned to the Eight Wings Academy at twenty-five, the doo-dah hits the fan as harsh truths are revealed to her about the Fae. But no matter how hard Gabriella tries to flunk, to escape a society forged on lies, she can’t do it.

And it isn’t because she’s a brilliant student, either.

She sucks. Hard.

Something, or someone, is making sure she passes, keeping her at the Academy against her will, ensuring she heads straight into the warrior caste and into a troupe with three other Fae.

Except her troupe?

They just happen to be her Virgo—her fated mates.

And where Virgo are concerned, they have the final say on whether she claims them or not.

She’s FAELING FOR THEM, but can she convince them she’s a good catch? When she knows, point blank, she isn’t…?

This is the complete Eight Wings Collection. Formerly published as Faeling For Them, Faeling Hard, and Finally Faeling.


Storms of Blackwood by Elle Middaugh


Alexis Ravenel: Peasant. Princess. Pawn. 

As a peasant, I was forced to work the jewel mines in order to survive. My life was hard, but my worries were few: affording food to eat, and keeping my pet sloth out of harm’s way. But when a chance encounter with a stranger concludes with me obtaining the power of the gods, suddenly my whole world changes. 

When the Storm King finds out—and trust me, he always finds out—he plans to make me a princess by marrying me off to one of his four sons. Which doesn’t really seem like too bad of a thing…at first. After all, the Storm Princes are sexy as sin, rich, confident, and built like the very gods themselves.

But nothing is as simple as it seems, and the luxurious life of the Blackwood royals is nothing but a nightmare I cannot wake up from… and neither can the princes. They grew up knowing and resenting this fact, but I had to find out the hard way…

In the Kingdom of Blackwood, we are all just pawns in the Storm King’s wicked game.

Fast burn, RH, paranormal romance. 18+


Dark Fae Academy Series by G. Bailey & Scarlett Snow

My fate is in the dark,
And my shadow there is real…

The darkness likes to play in this world.

It also likes to deceive.

In the Enchanted Forest, secrets thrive and one girl desperately needs to find answers before it’s too late.

That girl is Corvina Charles, a powerful Shadowborn—a human who touched dark magic and became something else.

Something dangerous. 

At the age of eighteen, Corvina and her best friend are swept away to the Shadowborn Academy, the one place where magic and darkness coincide.

It’s also where pupils go missing, teachers don’t play by any rules, the therapist is hot, and boys with dark magic love to seduce your soul.

With death becoming a game at the academy that not even the Dark or Light Fae seem capable of winning, my love life should really be the last thing on my mind…especially when one of the boys just so happens to be my teacher! 

Shadowborn Academy is a Dark Reverse Harem Paranormal Fae Romance for 18+. In this world, not even the shadows can be trusted… 

Grimmstead Academy by Candace Wondrake

When offered a position at the obscure Grimmstead Academy, I jump on it. It’s not that I’m running from my past, it’s just…well, some things are better left forgotten. 

An academy for lost souls and criminals? Not exactly what I signed up for, but as I’m about to learn, once you step within the halls of Grimmstead, you can never leave. As the days wear on, I find out that no one is innocent here. Not me, not the ruggedly attractive headmaster, and certainly not its dangerous, handsome students. 

Me coming to Grimmstead was like a lamb running into a den of lions, only these lions are just as likely to attack each other as they are me. Mysteries lie within the heart of Grimmstead Academy, and I just might be the key to it all. 

The walls of Grimmstead are painted with three things.

Depravity.

Insanity. 

And blood. 

If you can’t trust your own mind, who can you trust? 

RH trilogy. There is graphic violence in this book, along with steamy scenes.

Her Reverse Genus by Adell Ryan

Fear. Friendship. Betrayal. Lust. Hate. Passion. Despair.

Near future, light Sci-Fi Reverse Harem Romance with a speculative spin on fated mates and a corrupt government hellbent on keeping them separated!

My name is Thessaly, and at 22, I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. Living with my parents, going to college, and hanging out with friends is pretty much the extent of my mediocre life. The biggest drama I have going on with me is fighting a growing attraction toward my best friend Bram. Oh and avoiding needles–specifically ones that draw my blood. 

See, on January 27, 2044, the DNA Networking Act was set into action. This new law provides those in authority to gather genetic information from citizens in an effort to achieve nationwide resistance to diseases and other weaknesses. Sounds promising, right? 

Maybe. But to me, it infringes on a person’s freedom. The act prohibits citizens from declining to undergo genetic testing when summoned, and the deadline for everyone to voluntarily submit a DNA sample is fast approaching. I’m avoiding the process as long as possible. 

Until one night the unthinkable happens: I’m ruthlessly abducted. Bleeding is no longer voluntary… it’s a requirement. And as it turns out, the four guys who captured me aren’t anything like I expected.




The Red Masques by M. Sinclair

No one in our family had come from an easy life. From foster care to forming the Ravens at our small Boston college, the concept of danger had never been one we turned away from. Instead, we took it upon ourselves to serve as the lawless justice system on campus to stop unnecessary deaths from the distribution of laced drug products.

Why? Because of her. Because her death could have been stopped. That was why we formed the Ravens.

So what has changed? My boys have always been protective but now I felt as though there was a secret standing between us. As we begin to receive tips about the Letters, questions start to plague my mind. What have the boys been hiding from me? Why is my sister, Lucida, never around anymore?

Urban Fantasy RH* Our badass characters swear a lot. As well, please be advised that the book contains darker themes including assault, PTSD, and violence. Additionally, sexual themes are suitable for mature audiences +18.

NOLA Wars by Caia Daniels & April Canavan

Magic and war have cost NOLA’s Voodoo Queen nearly everything.

Adrien Falcão is lost in her own power. With a community that has betrayed her and a war on the horizon, there’s nowhere for her to run. Secrets, betrayals, and monsters that live in the dark have come to haunt her mercilessly. 

Tensions are mounting, the factions are gearing up for the end of days, and Adrien is finally finding her own when it comes to the power flowing through her veins. While she fights not only for the world, she must pick up the pieces of the lives she’s inadvertently shredded in the process.

Magic and Destruction are at her fingertips, and only Adrien can face the chaos on the horizon… but she won’t survive the war alone. Three men that have claimed her heart and soul must find a way to cross the line with her, or none of them will make it out alive.

STEAMY RH Dystopian Urban Fantasy

The Fallen World Series by C.R. Jane & Mila Young

They came to earth. They destroyed my life, took those closest to me, and now they’re set on making me their own.

Ella Monroe has only one goal in life. To survive. Trapped in a world that’s been taken over, Ella is reminded daily of everything that she has lost because of the Vepar. What was supposed to be a fun night out to celebrate her birthday turns into a nightmare encounter at a Vepar club when she catches the eye of three terrifyingly alluring men.

Powerful and seductive, the three Vepar make clear they will stop at nothing to possess her. Unable to escape, Ella is plunged into their dangerous and secretive world, where everything is more than it seems. Ella doesn’t know what the future holds as their prisoner, but one thing is for sure. Their obsession knows no bounds…

Chronicles of Arcana by Debbie Cassidy

If Buffy and Angel could have banged without him going all evil, then we would have had Wilomena Bastion.

Dragons suck, like literally suck the life out of you if you let them. Trick is not to look them directly in the eyes, like ever. So, the day Wila finds herself staring into the most dangerous Draconi’s pretty, emerald peepers, she knows she’s royally fucked.

No one said saving a bunch of kids from being served up as treats to the dragon liege was going to be easy. Options are limited—immediate execution or servitude, and Wila prefers to have her head remain firmly on her shoulders.

Now, the self-professed dark avenger must work to bring down a resistance of demons hell-bent on making life difficult for the dragon liege. And, if that wasn’t bad enough, her new position comes with a partner, the dragon liege’s favoured demon enforcer; a creature of fire, fury and washboard abs who—let’s face it—is just gonna cramp her style.

With the help of a ghostly receptionist, a talking dog and the thing that lives in the basement, Wila will be forced to take on a most dangerous task. Add a dragon prince, a sexy troll blood and a billionaire mage into the mix, and things are about to get even more complicated. It looks like some serious brooding is on the menu, because for the first time in forever, Wila isn’t sure she’s up to the job.

A city filled with monsters needs a woman who can kick ass, and Wilomena Bastion is just the gal for the job.

A kick-ass Urban Fantasy with a slow burn Whychoose Romance. 

Forsaken Hope by Ellabee Andrews

I don’t fear the walking dead like most people, but that may be because I grew up playing Red Rover with them. Once they begin to decay, they’re not very fast, but they’re guaranteed to break through the clenched fists of the other team when they run through them. Sometimes they break those fists off completely.

When you’ve watched a dead man do the chicken dance upon your order, it’s hard to take them seriously. So death is the one thing I don’t fear. Not when the living are more terrifying.

I grew up with a certain set of rules that my dads and mom instilled inside of me. 1. Always be aware of my surroundings. 2. When shit hits the fan, stay calm and keep a cool head. And 3. Never reveal my secrets. Keep them guarded closely or risk the interest of those that would seek to use my power for their own gain.

Those rules used to be easy. They were what I lived and breathed. That was until I met Nate. Ever since I fell into his dark eyes, nothing has been the same. Four years have passed, and guarding my secrets has only become more difficult, especially when I have the world’s biggest crush on my boss and have grown as close as family to the crew I work with day in and out.
Yet even though guilt is a bitter pill I swallow each time I lie to my crew to cover up some oddity of mine that’s surfaced, it’s what must be done. 

And I could have continued to do so. The dead don’t tell my secrets, so confiding in them is cathartic, until everything changes, and everything I thought I knew is tested.
You see, dealing with the living is tough, but the problem with the dead, is that sometimes, they don’t stay dead.

This is an 18+ slow burn Whychoose novel.

Releasing the Magic by Maya Riley

What do you do when your only choice is to face your monsters?Black Moon is falling, my psycho foster mother is on the loose, and more people are arriving from all over the world than we can keep up with. People are training for a war they aren’t ready for. The mysterious veiled are at the Salvaged Lands. My most trusted companion, Puppy, has more mysteries around her than I’d ever imagined.Dr. Crane has broken away from Black Moon, and is now on a warpath to unleash the void virus into every last remaining person, attempting to create a dark world that he could rule.Magic has been released.There are no more secrets.There are no more lies.Those in hiding are coming into the light to help fight back.Will enemies from my past succeed with reigning in darkness, or can we still save humanity?

Preserved by @AdellRyanAuthor #newrelease

Preserved (Her Reverse Genus Book 5)

Whisper until we can scream in unison…

When the DNA Networking Act went into effect, the mandatory participation was cryptic and confusing. Since then, however, their purpose for gathering that information has become quite clear. What my companions and I witnessed within the confines of the facility during our attempted infiltration was more horrific than anyone expected.

To make matters worse, some of our group didn’t get out of there unharmed.

And a couple of them… didn’t get out at all.

Not only are the lives of those around me being screwed with, the impact is affecting millions of others. When all is said and done, if this continues to go unchecked, our nation’s entire population may cease to exist altogether.

All for what? The sake of science?

Whatever the underlying reason, this madness needs to stop. My friends and I have a few science-based strategies up our own sleeves, and no matter what challenges we may face, we’re determined to persevere. 

If it isn’t already too late.

Author Adell Ryan #Interview

Please give a warm welcome to author

Tell us a bit about yourself

I’ve always been quite partial to the way Georges Guétary, in the film An American in Paris, describes Leslie Caron’s character as a wonderfully multi-faceted woman: enchanting, beautiful, spiritual, exciting, lusty, sweet, shy, old-fashioned, vivacious and modern, yacky, incessant, wild, fun, moody, and happy — I too am multi-faceted; I’m a little bit of everything rolled into one! Same goes for my lifestyle, hobbies, and talents: In addition to being a writer, I am also a professional photographer, graphic designer, and homeschooling mother of three boys.

That’s Adell in a nutshell. However, Adell Ryan is a hubby/wife pseudonym. I am Adell, and he is Ryan. Ryan acts as a sounding board, beta reader, and schedule manager among other imperative things. He also plays a vital role in making sure my male characters act manly enough 😉

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Have you always wanted to become an author?

I have written creatively for as long as I can remember. When I was in first grade I won an award for a special character’s story I had shared. This character went on quite the adventure; he dragged himself through a desert, bounced through a giant forest, and rolled around in a plush field of grass. At the end, he found himself quite stuck at the bottom of a lake. Why? Well because he was a golfball, of course.

I continued to write on-and-off throughout my life but never took it seriously. Then, when I gave birth to my first son, I would write him little poems… I even wrote him a song. The song thing became a tradition, and my next two boys earned their very own as well. These personal songs taught them how to spell their names and always reminded them how much they are loved. I also wrote a short children’s story at one point, but never thought I was much good at it, so it got set aside.

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What was your inspiration for your current book/series?

When it came down to writing for real, rather than me seeking out the writing life, the writing life found me. In August of 2017, I was very sick and bedridden for quite some time. Books became my escape and I had a budding love for Paranormal Romance. One of my many book searches during that timeframe led me to Trickery, the first book in the Curse of the Gods series by Jaymin Eve and Jane Washington. I read that book and just completely and utterly swooned over the guy characters, then was like “What is this sorcery, and WHERE DO I FIND MORE?!” I got all grabby handy and desperate. Gimmie, gimme, gimme. Soon, I found myself in a Facebook group called Reverse Harem Readers with thousands of other women (and men) who were also obsessed with the genre. A story idea I had thought about in brief six years prior flourished in my mind yet again… this time with a Reverse Harem twist. From there, the story and the characters practically wrote itself. As far as the specific topic inspiration, after I got married and started growing my family, the naive little bubble I seemed to have grown up in, burst, and I quickly learned just how much it seems authority figures like to misuse their positions of seniority. While I like to live a very positive lifestyle, I also easily worry about the degradation of society as a whole on account of the many liberties these sort of people like to take. With that mindset and concern, it wasn’t at all difficult for me to weave a story in my mind about the government going as far as using our blood — the very blueprint of who we are — and capitalizing on that as well.

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What are you working on now?

Seems I’ve finally “leveled up” in the trade and I now have the ability and drive to work on more than one idea at a time! It’s so much fun and really keeps the creative juices flowing, which, in turn, makes the stories I write that much better. Right now I am most deeply involved in Her Reverse Genus Book Three, but during the down times (when Ryan has the manuscript and is going through certain scenes and I am awaiting feedback, for example) I’ve been hopping between a Reverse Harem Paranormal Romance, a Slow Burn Reverse Harem Contemporary Romance, and… shhh… a possible Reverse Harem Science Fiction Fantasy co-write.

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Do you have any quirks while writing?

Hmmm, writing quirks. No, I don’t think so? I do enjoying listening to music and playing 4thewords though! Those things get the job done best 😀

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What are your hopes for the future?

In addition to leveling up in the trade like I’d mentioned above, our goals have also changed drastically. We were unfortunate victims of Hurricane Michael. Now somewhat displaced, we are sleeping in an RV with no near vision of a real house being available for quite some time. As a result, we’ve realized we can greatly benefit by turning my writing hobby into an occupation — and the hopeful income from doing so. Our new goals for the imminent future are to increase my working hours and work toward publishing more books while also learning the ins and out of marketing and advertising so we can increase my campaigning efforts. As far as the living situation goes, we’re still looking for the silver lining. In fact, how cool would it be to become a traveling homeschooling family and a traveling writer! The thought has definitely crossed our mind lately!

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Do you have any advice for new authors about the publishing world?

Go for it! But always try to embrace the hard stuff too; the challenges you’ll face — because you will face them. Find the lesson in every step along the way, and always try to “level up” even if you might think you don’t need to.

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Do you have anything to say to your fans?

I was recently asked a question for a podcast interview that really brought things to light for me. The question was simple: How do you stay motivated? The answers go hand-in-hand. In the beginning, the words and the rush you get when those creative juices are flowing is what got me through. But as time passed, the dynamic changed and my ultimate motivator became the people around me who love, support, and appreciate what I do. My husband, my children, my family, my writer friends… and, since it all revolves around books, most importantly, my readers. I can write all day long and feel only somewhat satisfied… but touching the world with my words and impacting people’s lives enriches and empowers me. My readers are my rock and my muse rolled into one. So… thank you for taking this adventure with me… and pack extra supplies because we’re in for a long-term wild ride together.

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