~~~ Walk Another World ~~~

Love Under All-New Moons & Stars!

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Romance Author

Michele Hart
Danger, Thrills, and Adventure.

Bad Good Guys. Scary Bad Guys.
And unforgettable chills.

Shadow, risk, and mystery...

Can I interest you in a sssexy and dangerous shape-shifter escaped from a prison-planet for your winter affair? How about a brawler with a badge who can read your thoughts? Imagine yourself trapped on a space station with your high-school crush and only hours to live.

Find me when you’re ready for a risky mind control adventure battling the CIA. Feel like fighting the Mob today? Does your heart secretly desire to be frightened by demons, rescued by angels? A gangland executioner named Heretic awaits you.

Discover passion, dare, and adventure under all-new moons and stars. Investigate me.

Who are the Nephilim?

Nephilim - The offspring of the marriages (or rapes) of the daughters of Man by the sons of the Maker, the fallen angels.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Rev Up Your Shopping Carts!

Come and get those adventures!
Welcome, Black Friday Blog Hoppers.
Are you ready for those juicy bargains? I am.
Are you ready to discover fabulous authors, steamy-hot heroes, breath-taking adventures, and great prizes? Me, too. Sign me up.

Please remember to shop local small businesses this holiday season.
This is how we keep small businesses alive,
and small businesses are the biggest employers of Americans.
Please buy American when you have the opportunity.
Now about those prizes...
1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet (US only)
2nd Grand Prize: A $75 Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Card (International)
3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more! (International)
How do you win these great prizes?
Drop your email address into a comment on this blog, and every blog on the hop.
Comment on all 207 blogs, and you have 207 entries! (Gosh, that's cool.)

Follow me for laughs!

Ready for that adventure?
I thought so.

I write
angels and demons/Sci-Fi Romantic Adventure,
but today, I'll hold back my angels and demons.
I'm going to give you
my Contemporary Erotic Suspense,
Looks Are Deceiving.
LAD won the Bronze Award
for Best Suspense at
the 2010 Reader's Choice Awards.

Will love cost Elissa all her dreams,
or will she leave The Real Thing behind for bullets, blood, and bodies?

You Never See Everything.

            All shadows and mystery, Elissa Baker’s in hot pursuit of something bigger, uglier, and meaner than Greg Moretti, and she keeps her destiny with the scum of the Earth a closely guarded confidence. Only Greg--muscles, brains, and passion—can wreck her long-laid path by being Mister Right and refusing to let her go.
            How can she resist her Latin lover’s dark-chocolate eyes always arresting her, his hypnotic lure stealing her soul, and dealing lusty persuasion like trump cards in a fixed bet?
            Restauranteur Greg Moretti is crazy for a woman who leads a smoke-and-mirrors life. He’ll fix that by cooking up some heat, triggering a little hunger, and melting the ice-wall protecting her soul. Elissa will need to choose between Greg and the criminal world. What keeps her from his total consumption? Why does Elissa keep so many secrets?
             Greg will take no hostages nor will he back down from his chase until he identifies his competition and makes Elissa want him more than her other distractions. Good boys can be bad too…and lethal to the heart.
             The serendipitous solution to the cold-case murder of Greg’s father leads to a gun battle that changes everything. Who invited the Mob?
             Someone’s going to lose, and someone’s going to die. Another someone.
Everything changes with the pull of a trigger. Nothing looks the same after this....

Like book trailers? Here's one for you.
I've got action for you.

This excerpt is PG-13 rated. The story is R-rated.
The Wine Thief

          Elissa watched his suspicious green eyes roam the cocoa-and-white living room appreciatively. “Greg’s got some pad here,” he said.
          His vision fixed on the cases of wine stacked beside the airport-lights sound system and flat-screen TV embedded into the wall. One would’ve thought the electronics would have drawn a thief’s eye.
          He pointed the gun at the cases of wine stacked in the entryway, then back to her. “That’s what I’m looking for.”
          “You’re holding me at gunpoint for wine? Some alcohol problem you have.”
          The man cast her an angry snarl. “Shut up. Don’t be a problem, and you won’t get hurt.”
          “I can do that,” she replied, keeping her hands in his sight as not to elicit a bullet. No reason to earn a gunshot wound. She was about to disarm him away, anyway.
          Over the man’s shoulder, Elissa spotted the front door easing open, and she saw Greg stick his head in. He eyed the man, then slid back noiselessly behind the door. His sudden appearance changed everything.
          Now Elissa wasn’t sure how to keep everyone from injury.
          The stranger ordered her, “You’re going to pick up those cases and put them in the trunk of my car.”
          Elissa shook her head, gambling, now hoping to exclude his gun from the action entirely, avoiding any physical struggle altogether. He’d need to put down the gun to pick up the wine. “I can’t lift them. I tried earlier.”
          Her assailant gave her a nasty grimace. “What do you mean you can’t lift them? They can’t be over thirty pounds.”
          She shrugged her shoulders, taking in his posture, sizing up his every move, an eye out for some advantage she could exploit or an unexpected aggressive motion. “I have a bad back. I’m bound to drop a case and shatter the bottles.”
          Clearly frustrated, the man tucked the gun into his holster on his belt, exactly what she needed him to do. Then he grabbed hold of her upper arm and hauled her over to the window where he ripped the pull cord from the glass door’s mini-blinds. In his rough handling, she spotted Greg skulking through the front door to duck behind the island of the kitchen.
          The wine thief shoved her to the floor at the metal-and-glass coffee table, and he wrapped the cord around her wrists without a fight from her. She focused on keeping her assailant’s attention on her so he wouldn’t pick up the small sounds of Greg passing over the tiled kitchen floor.
          “You know, you can get help for the alcohol problem,” she said, watching over the gunman’s shoulder as Greg surfaced on the other side of the island and slipped into a door beyond.
          “I know a few places you could get help. You just really have to commit to it—”
          “Shut up.”
          “Got ya, shutting up.”
          Having tied her rather insecurely to the table, the armed man then grabbed hold of two of the stacked cases, one atop the other, and he hauled the cases outside. Wordless, she watched Greg slip from the bedroom, a Glock-22 semi-auto in his hand, and he sneaked back into the kitchen to press himself against the refrigerator, shielded by an entranceway wall.
          Elissa took a deep breath and thought up a quick prayer. Why would someone, an armed someone, show up at a home to steal three cases of wine, passing up the nicest home theater system she’d ever seen?
          When the man stepped back into the house for the third case, he passed the wall Greg hid behind. In one smooth motion, Greg stepped into the hall and pressed the muzzle to the back of the man’s head.
          “Don’t move,” Greg told him, stopping the man cold, and the look of surprise on the gunman’s face was profound. “And I won’t shoot you. Move a muscle, and your brains are going to be my new decorating scheme.”
 Bookmark this page and read more after the Blog Hop.
Discover hot excerpts, explore fabulous reviews!
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all the cool places hot adventures are sold.

Read and live an adventure.
Have an action-packed weekend,
Michele Hart 
Happy Thanksgiving, and happy hopping. :-)


miki said...

Happy thanksgiving

thank you a lot for participating in this hop I can't wait for the new IMarshals stories book^^

all the best


Veronika said...

We don't celebrate Thanksgiving here I live, so no Black Friday for me either. But it must be fun to go shopping :)

verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

Miriam Whitewolf said...

Oh i'm staying home this black friday!!! Nothing in the sale ads could make me go today. i do like to look them over and usually can find a better deal online.thanks you for joining the hop!

Carla said...

Thank you for participating in the Blog Hop. You are a new to me author.

Gaele said...

Thank you for participating - I'm happiest staying in without a crowd where I can read and look about ..

glhince (at) gmail (dot) com

Jo said...

I'm feeling way behind - no Christmas shopping done yet, Black Friday or otherwise! Thanks for being in the hop!

jochibi AT yahoo DOT com

Margie subia said...

thank you for this opportunity, and hope your holidays are full of peace and love margie subia rophill63@yahoo.com

Lisa Cox said...

I love sci-fi/paranormal/romance.

LisaRayns said...

I'm not a black Friday shopper. lisarayns at gmail dot com

barbara said...

Thanks for participating in the Hop. I look forward to reading more of your work. :)

bimmergrlmd at gmail dot com

Liese2 said...

I have friends who go Black Friday shopping but it's not for me. Thanks for the chance to win!

Misha said...

I love Black Friday shopping~ I've already been out in the crowd and home again! Gonna relax and spend the day on this wonderful hop now!
Thank you for the lovely giveaway~<3

MostlyMisha [at] gmail [dot] com

Wild N Mild $$$ said...

Having fun hopping TY
Jennifer Rote
wildnmild4u at yahoo dot com

let it be said...

Will definitely be bookmarking this site so I can come back and do some reading later. Love the sounds of your book from the excerpt :)

let it be said...

Gosh...I have done this on the past three or four now, forgetting to leave my email address lol
oddball2003 at hotmail dot com. Thanks!

Swordlily said...

happy black friday!
thanks :)

Ingeborg said...

I avoid the crowds and stay home and blog hop.


cspokey said...

Thanks for giving me a chance to win!

Nay Nay said...

This is the BEST way to spend Black Friday. Sitting at home, hopping with old friends and making new ones. I can't handle the crowds anymore so I only do Black Friday shopping online if I do any. I tend to pick up gifts throughout the year so come November I'm finished. That way I can spread out the purchasing and not spend a fortune at the time of the year when my job is at its slowest and my paycheck is at its lowest. :) Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Farrah Sayyed said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

xxsquigglesxx said...

Thanks for participating in the hop!


Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for being a part of the hop and the giveaway. I much prefer to be sitting at home on the computer than out shopping with a mass of people. I did indulge in one stop for Black Friday to pick up some amazing pillows. It was like sleeping on air last night!

Happy Holidays,

Shadow said...

Hi! Happy Holidays to you! Thanks for the awesome hop and giveaway! Best wishes and many blessings to you!

bn100 said...

Thanks for particpating.


Krysykat said...

Happy Thanksgiving o you too.!!


Sandy said...

Thanks so much for participating in the hop! Happy Thanksgiving!


K. April Holgate said...

I do not like crowds so BF shopping is not for me! I will be spending my day hopping and then snuggled up reading! Well that is after I decide on what new book I have just added to my to be read list! It gets longer every hop! Thanks!

I am thankful for all the wonderful books I am finding on the hop!


Daniel M said...

thanks for the hop! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

Cassandra said...

Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Timitra said...

Thanks for the giveaway!


CBarton said...

Thank you for being a part of the blog hop. Hope you are having a great day.

CBarton said...

forgot my address:


JanD said...

I stay home for Black Friday.
bituin76 at hotmail dot com

PT Macias said...

I love to shop on the internet. Thanks for the hop.

PT Macias said...

I love to shop on the internet. Thanks for the hop.

Katie Amanda said...

Thanks for participating!

M.L. Ryan said...

I never shop on BF, only hike.

melhalp at msn.com

Delphina said...

Thanks for being in this awesome hop and thanks for the novella. delphinareadstoomuch at yahoo

Sarah Kalaitzidis said...

Thanks for the great giveaway!!

Mel Bourn said...

I am not shopping. Not for me. Instead of shopping, I'm hopping! I prefer to do my shopping online or at the local mom and pop stores.

Happy Black Friday.
bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

Elizabeth H. said...

Thanks for the free read and for joining the hop!

ehaney578 at AOL dot com

Sandra said...

Thanks for the giveaway :)


Joy said...

Thanks for the great hop.
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

Elise Chase said...

Thanks for the blog giveaway :)


Ayse S said...

Thanks for the giveaway :) Hope you had a great day!!

Z said...

Thanks for joining in the hop.
Seawitch Reviews @ yahoo .com

Anonymous said...

I like cyber monday more than black friday!


Anonymous said...

I do some Black Friday shopping, but I'm more addicted to Cyber Monday. No lines, No rude people, free shipping.... how can you go wrong!


Anna said...

loving this hop

Emily said...

Thanks for participating!


Irene Velazquez said...

Awesome Blog hop!

books4me said...

Thank you for participating in the blog hop!

books4me67 at ymail dot com

donnas said...

Thanks for the chance!

bacchus76 at myself dot com

Yazmin said...

Thank you for the giveaway and being part of the blog hop. :)

yazmin593 AT msn DOT com

Jesse Kimmel-Freeman said...

Thanks for the giveaway!


Ipro55 said...

Thanks for participating in the blog hop

Kathryn Merkel said...

Way behind the ball on this hop. Wish I had found out about it sooner.

drainbamaged.gyzmo at gmail.com

Natasha said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

Anonymous said...

Thank you for participating : )

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays....