Monday, February 8, 2016

Release Day!

 Controlling Interest

 Available on Feb. 8, 2016

It's hard to keep things strictly business when the naturally submissive Mozelle “Mouse” Vincent challenges Torin Stuart at every turn and he finds there's more at stake than a controlling interest in the exclusive BDSM club they now share. Because love is the ultimate prize in their power exchange.

Note: This title was previously published.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Controlling Interest - new cover, new release!

I received the rights back for my story Controlling Interest. It's part of the sexy Erotically Bound series with Hanky Spanky.

Here's the blurb and an excerpt along with the cover reveal of the new cover designed by Dar Albert at Wicked Smart Designs!

Controlling Interest

Francesca Hawley

It's hard to keep things strictly business when the naturally submissive Mozelle “Mouse” Vincent challenges Torin Stuart at every turn and he finds there's more at stake than a controlling interest in the exclusive BDSM club they now share. Because love is the ultimate prize in their power exchange.

Note: This title was previously published.

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An Excerpt From:
Copyright © FRANCESCA HAWLEY, 2011, 2016

She looked beyond Mouse and smiled. “Perfect. He’s right on time for once.”
“He who?”
“Oh my God…” Mouse shivered and ducked her head, adjusting her mask to make sure her face was completely covered.
Mistress Zarah surveyed her. “Oh, now that’s just not fair. I bet you creamed your panties, didn’t you?”
“Mistress, could you please keep your voice down?” Mouse hissed, heat filling her cheeks.
Zarah chuckled. “Oh, I don’t think so. But for your sake, I suggest you don’t speak much when he comes over here or he might recognize your voice.” She turned her head to look behind Mouse. “Ah, Torin. How are you, dear?”
He came around Mouse and gave Zarah a brief hug and a kiss on the cheek. “Well enough, considering.”
“It’s such a loss. We’ll miss Regine terribly, you know that, don’t you?”
“I do. Thank you.” Torin turned and looked Mouse over from head to toe. “Very nice. Is she yours?”
“No, darling. A guest who wants to explore the dark side.”
“As a submissive or is she a Domme in training?”
Tor turned the full force of his gaze on her. Their eyes met briefly before she dropped her gaze to his shoes. Please let him not recognize her. Please.
“Yes, definitely a submissive,” he purred. He lifted his hand and paused, glancing at Zarah. “May I?”
“The choice is hers.”
“Do you have a name?” He asked, brushing a strand of hair off her forehead. Normally, she kept her bushy hair pinned severely back, but the letter that arrived with the clothes ordered her to let it fall around her face naturally.
She glanced at Mistress Zarah, begging for help. Zarah smiled. “Her name is Minnie.”
“Minnie? Unusual.”
“That’s her name tonight. Who knows? Her name tomorrow might be Mickey.”
Mouse glared at Zarah, who just laughed.
“Do you want to play with me, Minnie?”
Mouse’s eyes flew to Tor’s. Did he know? Surely not. And what the hell did he mean by play?
“Play?” she squeaked. Damn it. Why did she always have to squeak like a mouse when she was anxious? At least Tor was unfamiliar with her nervous habit because by the time they’d met, Regine had worked the squeak right out of her.
He chuckled, his fingers trailed along the bare skin of her arm from her shoulder to her wrist. Gently, he encircled her wrist and rubbed the vulnerable skin there with his forefinger.
“Yes, Miss Squeak. Play. That means you and I go someplace private and I give you a spanking you’ll never forget. A spanking that will have you begging for more.”
Mouse couldn’t catch her breath as he lightly ran his fingertips up to her elbow. He leaned close and brushed his lips along the edge of her ear. She jerked when his tongue flicked against her lobe.
“Sensitive, aren’t you?” he murmured.
“Yes, Sir.”
“Oh sorry. Yes, Sir.” Her voice was barely a whisper.
He chuckled in her ear. His hand moved from her elbow to her waist while he tormented her by trailing the fingers of his other hand from her wrist to her shoulder. Then he brushed a finger along her shoulder and up along her neck. Mouse couldn’t stop the shiver that coursed through her at his touch.
“You haven’t answered my question. Would you like to play with me?”
She closed her eyes at his purr. God, she wanted him. But what was she letting herself in for if she agreed to this? She opened her eyes and she saw Mistress Zarah grinning at her.
“The choice is yours. What do you want?”

Monday, January 18, 2016

Glenn Frey. You will be missed.


 Glenn Frey

I loved the music of the Eagles. I grew up with it and it has stayed with me. It was truly sad to hear of the passing of the great Glenn Frey. I loved his music both with the Eagles and as a solo artist.

Now celebrate a great song with Glenn singing lead...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

David Bowie - Gone but never forgotten

On Sunday, the world lost an amazing musician. A world changer and true rebel...David Bowie. I wasn't a huge fan back in the 1970s because glam rock didn't do much for me. But I really loved the music he made in the 80s and beyond.

For me Bowie got more attractive attractive as he got older and one of my favorite songs, both disturbing and sensual, was from the movie Labyrinth, As the World Falls Down.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Guest Post - Breathing Vapor and A Spanking Good Time with Cynthia Sax

Breathing Vapor and A Spanking Good Time with Cynthia Sax

There’s something exciting, almost forbidden about a man’s calloused palm on a bare bottom, whether it is Francesca’s hunky Master Lars disciplining Karen in Hanky Spanky or Vapor, the
cyborg hero from Breathing Vapor, taking Mira, his naughty female, in hand.

Spanking is a delicious combination of humiliation (being put over a man’s knee, off balance,
backside in the air), a hint of pain (enough to feel it but not enough to leave lasting marks), the heating of skin, the smack, smack, smacking sound, and the sexiness of skin on skin contact. It involves a multitude of senses, sucking both participants into the experience.

Spanking also has a naughty element. For some of us (raises my hand), spanking was a childhood punishment. Giving that a sexual context makes it thrilling.

Spanking, like most kinks, often has a story reason for being. There’s a reason why the couple (or more) is attracted to it.

In Breathing Vapor, Mira, the heroine, has trouble expressing her emotions. She has spent her lifespan hiding them, concealing this part of herself from others. Our heroine has bottled her feelings up so tightly; she can’t easily release them.

When Vapor, our sexy cyborg, spanks Mira, disciplining her for being bratty, it both shocks and arouses her. The hard smacks on her bottom free her emotions. She cries. She shares her fears. She bonds with the warrior.

Spanking plays a part in their sexual fulfillment but also their emotional and spiritual connection. Mira is too proud, too emotionally closed to verbally ask for help. Instead, she acts up, deliberately disobeying Vapor. Her cyborg knows she’s asking for his special kind of discipline. He realizes she needs his help to purge her emotions.

What do you find sexy about spanking in romances?


Breathing Vapor

Vapor is the most advanced cyborg the Humanoid Alliance has ever developed. He’s a finely honed weapon, a warrior without parallel, half man and half machine. No lock can contain him. No being can stop him. Whatever he wants, he takes.

He wants Mira Breazeal, the Designer’s daughter.

She’s his one temptation, his sexy target. Vapor shouldn’t crave her caresses, steal her kisses, make her scream with ecstasy. The cyborgs want her dead and they would question his loyalty if he didn’t kill her. The humans would shoot him on sight if he dared to touch her.

Their love is forbidden. Their desire could be lethal. One human and one cyborg will risk everything for a moment of passion.

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About Cynthia Sax
USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Sax writes contemporary, SciFi and paranormal erotic romances. Her stories have been featured in Star Magazine, Real Time With Bill Maher, and numerous best of erotic romance top ten lists.
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