Five, Count ’em, Five Historicals in One Collection

Isabella Kole has written five historical romances since 2015. Now, you can have all five of them in one collection, His Rules Collection.

Let me tell you a little about them.

Love is complicated. Sometimes a lady needs discipline.

She’s a servant. He’s a duke. Her heart has belonged to him since childhood, but he’s to wed another. Will he call off his arranged marriage to be with a girl that works in his household?

Three feisty young ladies in this collection of five spicy historical tales from Isabella Kole’s collection.

The Highlander’s Curse
Amanda Brown has just inherited a castle in Scotland. What she doesn’t know is that a centuries old Highlander comes with it.

Ian Galloway has been cursed, and now it’s time for him to roam the countryside once again to find his true love. But will the duke find a woman who is willing to go back in time with him, to change the course of history?

The Marshal and the Heiress
Marshal Luke Prescott has searched for his young bride’s murderer for five long years to no avail. When feisty heiress, Clarissa Birmingham, breezes into his town, he finds himself drawn to her, exasperating as she may be.

Headstrong and impetuous, the young beauty quickly learns she will heed Luke’s warnings, or she will pay the price. 

Remington’s Rules
Emily Crawley and her parents have been in service to the Duke of Remington and his family for years, and now that Emily is of age, she has joined the staff as well. 
But when the Marquess of Remington, the duke’s eldest son, Charles, returns after his years at school, Emily realizes her heart has always belonged to the handsome Lord. Alas, he is to be wed to the rude and condescending Lady Caroline, a marriage that was arranged years ago. Unless, Emily can change his mind that is!

Emily’s Emergence
Emily has just married the man of her dreams, the handsome Marquess of Remington. As she settles into her new role with the man she has loved since childhood, she finds that there are some new adjustments and rules.

But war has been declared and Charles must do his duty to his country, leaving Emily behind to run the estate and care for his parents. Is she up to the task?

Duchess’ Desire
Emily and Charles have been reunited after the war and all is well again at Remington House. Well, all but one thing. Emily hasn’t been able to give Charles the ultimate gift, a child.

Suddenly thrust into the role of duchess after the death of her father-in-law, it seems that dream must wait yet again as she and her husband find their way. Their love story continues as the former servant girl-turned duchess amazes everyone with her grace and charm. She has everything she ever wanted, or does she?

And where can you buy this wonderful collection?

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/His-Rules-Collection-Isabella-Kole-ebook/dp/B08BS47B5N

Blushing Books: https://www.blushingbooks.com/product/his-rules-collection/

If you like Historical romance, this is the collection you’ve been waiting for! Isabella Kole writes romance with a dash of discipline.

Isabella Kole presents the Desire for Discipline Collection

Isabella has a new release! Desire for Discipline Collection contains her first three books ever written, from 2013 and 2014. They’ve been unavailable for a while, but now you can buy the whole series of three in one collection.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a submissive?

Accepting His Terms

Jill Lincoln has the hots for her stern, hunk of a boss, Jarrod Baine. With his piercing steel gray-blue eyes, hair as black as coal, and a body to be enjoyed, she wonders what it would be like to be his woman. But she’s only one of many who would give her eyeteeth to be in his bed. She wins her man, but when Jill suffers a heartbreaking miscarriage and Jarrod is not by her side, she retreats into a deep, dark depression, turning away from the one man who could save her. Will their bond be severed forever?

Submitting to Bryan

Janis Lincoln found the man of her dreams in handsome co-worker, Bryan Walsh, until he tells her exactly the type of marriage he expects. She is shocked. Can she submit completely to him? A free spirit, she balks at his first attempt to discipline her. This isn’t the only obstacle standing in the way of their love.
Will Bryan be able to convince Janis she is the only one for him? Can Janis submit completely to Bryan?

The Longing Within

When Lyndsey Green is about to marry the love of her life, she discovers that John is a Dom. She readily agrees to try the lifestyle as a contrast to her busy professional life. But when she suddenly loses her job, her life spins out of control.
Will John’s love be enough to keep her on track and bring the balance back to her life?

Publisher’s Note: These three steamy, contemporary romances contain themes of power exchange.

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/Desire-Discipline-Collection-Isabella-Kole-ebook/dp/B088QPK422

Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Desire-Discipline-Collection-Isabella-Kole-ebook/dp/B088QPK422

Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/Desire-Discipline-Collection-Isabella-Kole-ebook/dp/B088QPK422

Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/Isabella-Kole-ebook/dp/B088QPK422

I hope you enjoy the collection and watch for more from Isabella Kole next month!

Interview with Author, Bethany Bliss

Today, I’m talking to Bethany Bliss. She’s going to tell us a little about herself and her newest book.

Anna: Welcome, Bethany. I’m so glad to have you here today. Tell the readers a little about yourself, where you are from, hobbies, etcetera.

Bethany: I struggle during interviews and can’t tell you how long I sat staring at this question before I could formulate an answer. 

I’m quite a boring person who has done some interesting things. Flew to Reno and Utila Honduras to visit friends and learn to scuba dive. Traveled from east coast to west in a car, just me and the dog hiking through grand canyons and driving up pikes peak. I have a kink for learning and love immersing myself in diverse cultures. 

I was born and bred in Maryland, but I migrated down to Virginia after our home burned down. In the mountains of Shenandoah Valley, I discovered a passion for natural healing and, of course, writing. 

My first attempts at fifteen were pathetic, fifty or so pages of nonsense, completely illegible, though after eight attempts, I managed a draft a publisher wanted. Blushing Books gave me the chance I needed and published two of my manuscripts right off, and I’ve finished two more with a goal of eight submissions to them this year. I’m still surprised when people like them. Last I checked, I hadn’t gotten a review below four stars, yet I’ll always think of my books as I had those first drafts: plenty of improvement to be made. 

Anna: What genre do you write?

Bethany: I favor romance. Fantasy or contemporary are my favorite sub-genres to write. I just never tire of constructing stories with danger, suspense, sexy heroes and kick-ass heroines, all submerged in their own little world of my imagining. 

Anna: Tell us about your latest release.

Bethany: The Bladed Tiger’s Empress was released April 15th and is the start of a Fantasy romance series called “Claiming Her Empire”. Book one follows Princess Marilla as she is exiled from her castle, becomes a fugitive in her empire, learns to defend and protect herself, then reclaims her crown as Empress all with her most loyal general by her side. The fiercest, strongest, and sexiest warrior, who earned the warrior name Bladed Tiger for his formidable duel blade fighting style. 

Anna: What can we look for in the future from you?

Bethany: Another release is anticipated the last week of May as a start of another trilogy. I hope to complete the eight books I have been working on for Blushing Books within the year, releasing two trilogies and two standalone romance novels. That is my ambition. I have already completed four!

Anna: That’s great! Is there anything else you’d like to tell us? Contact info? Social media links?

Bethany: Stalk me for fun times, book reviews, and chances to win giveaways of author swag and free books!

Thank you so much for joining me today, Bethany, and good luck with your writing.

Readers, join us again soon, for another author interview.

New Series for Isabella Kole

USA Today Bestselling Author Isabella Kole presents her new Avalon Adventures series. Set in a mythical mountain, this book is very much a contemporary suspense filled romance with many twists. Combining the magical place with the real world and acknowledging some very true to life royal concerns, the first book is like nothing you’ve read before. The Academy tells the tale of a young journalism student destined to follow in her father’s footsteps being sent away to a college in the mountains where old fashioned discipline is practiced. A sexy playboy prince, a darkly handsome professor, and one young student begin a four year adventure that will end with Karia choosing the man she will spend her life with and her future role.

Here is some more information for you:

Treat yourself to an early Christmas gift. Take some time to relax during all the hustle bustle and read! $0.99 for a limited time only!
USA Today Bestselling Author, Isabella Kole, presents book one of her new series.

He’s the Playboy Prince.



Prince Henry never had to worry about anything – until his brother died.
From that moment on, his life was turned upside down, and he enrolled in
the prestigious academy.

Karia wants to follow in her famous father’s footsteps as an investigative
reporter. Her first assignment: Prince Henry. The only way to get close
enough is to spend time with the handsome young royal. And can she do that
without falling for the Playboy Prince?

But there is danger afoot, and the very stern, very dark and handsome
Master Armstrong doesn’t like the idea of Karia and the prince spending so
much time together.

Now, Karia is torn between the two men. She is secretly dating the prince,
but there is something about the master that keeps drawing her to him…

Publisher’s Note: This steamy academy romance contains strong elements of power exchange. 

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082VLV2TJ
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B082VLV2TJ
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B082VLV2TJ
Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B082VLV2TJ

Limited time, $0.99, In the Palm of His Hand

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When two very different worlds collide…

Hailey is a palm reader, a fortune teller, complete with crystal balls and Tarot cards in her little shop in the French Quarter of New Orleans. She is a throwback to the sixties with her boho style and long, blonde hair.

Joshua is a marketing guy; a handsome business type who has been seeing Hailey professionally for over a year. She predicted his promotion, that he’d find the perfect condo, and just about everything that’s happened in his life recently. But he is ready to find his soulmate, and Hailey hasn’t quite been able to tell him about her, except that there will be someone in his future.

They are as different as day and night, but Hailey has fallen in love with Josh. She knows it can never happen, and it would be unethical for her to predict that she was his soulmate. Josh is attracted to her, too, even though she’s just not his type. But when they begin to go out as friends, they soon discover they have much more in common than they realized. 
When a lifelong dream that Josh thought was out of his reach becomes a possibility, will he have to choose between that and his new love?

Publisher’s Note: This sweet romance contains a theme of power exchange. 

AMAZON US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B081TRGHXG

AMAZON UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B081TRGHXG

AMAZON CA: https://www.amazon.ca/-/fr/dp/B081TRGHXG

AMAZONAU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B081TRGHXG

Dominant Men Series Finale

Find out how it all ends! Book seven, the final book of USA Today Bestselling Author Isabella Kole’s Dominant Men series is live!

Her Ambitious Dom is now available on Amazon, along with the other six books in the series. Each can be read as a standalone, but you won’t want to miss any of them.

Here is the blurb for Her Ambitious Dom:

Combining work and play…

You met Holly Evans and Chris Winters in Her Yuletide Dom. Now, their story continues as they return to their lives in the city to try one of the biggest cases in either of their careers. 
How will they adjust to being co-workers in the legal field and also husband and wife? To complicate the relationship further, Chris is Holly’s Dom. 

This case will determine whether Chris makes partner or not, but what began as a simple environmental issue soon escalates into something much deeper and darker. Danger is all around them and could threaten not only their careers, but their very lives.

Publisher’s Note: This steamy contemporary romance contains elements of power exchange. 

Buy Links:

Amazon.com:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07XRGGNS9
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07XRGGNS9
Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07XRGGNS9
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07XRGGNS9

Dominant Men, Book Five is here!

Hi, again! This week, I’m going to talk about my latest release, Her Second Chance Dom. What would it be like to find the love of your life after twenty years? The one you let get away? Well, you’ll find out in this second chance romance as Camille gets her second chance with the guy she walked away from all those years ago. But a lot has changed since then, and some things have stayed the same, so will they be able to put the past behind them and make it work this time? Maybe.

Here’s the blurb for Her Second Chance Dom:

Camille Robertson, savvy professional woman, has found herself alone again. She and her husband have just divorced. However, an old lover reappears in her life at about the same time, so maybe she won’t be alone for long. Twenty years ago, Camille had ended things with this man, the one true love of her life, because he wanted to marry, and raise a large family. He also wanted her to be his submissive. But Camille was on the fast track, climbing the ladder to success, and no one was going to tell her what to do. 

Cody Larkin is recently widowed, raising his four children alone. Amazingly, the one who got away has recently come back into his life. They both made mistakes twenty years ago. Can they make it work this time around? 

Surprisingly, Camille is ready to compromise with Cody to make a go of it, but his oldest daughter continues to be a stumbling block for the couple. Will Camille ever win her over so she and her second chance Dom can be together? 

And now, the buy links:

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TCJP2M4

Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07TCJP2M4

Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07TCJP2M4

Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07TCJP2M4

Happy reading. Book Six, Her Hesitant Dom, releases in July!

And if you haven’t read the first four books, they are also available on Amazon.

Her Texas Dom, Dominant Men Book Four

I’m back again with exiting news! Book four in my (Isabella Kole) Dominant Men series is live on Amazon! The series continues with a new story, this one about Audrey Carter, a New York gal, and Beau Birch, a Texas cowboy. Even though Audrey appeared in book three, this book can be read as a standalone. Let me tell you a little about it.

Her Texas Dom

Audrey Carter is feeling very discontented. She’s hoping a trip to visit her old friends in Texas will help give her a fresh perspective on life. What she doesn’t count on is meeting the only man who has ever made her heart sing, and finding a peaceful place where she’d like to spend her days. But she is a New Yorker, through and through. How can she possibly even consider giving up her city life for the quiet of the country?

Beau Birch is a cowboy slash cover artist. Handsome enough to be on one of the covers he designs for his friend’s new publishing company, he hopes to pursue his dream of working in the industry full time. When he meets Audrey, who is visiting his publisher friend from New York, he falls head over heels for her, something he finds quite astounding. He has been thinking of settling down but didn’t think he’d ever find anyone who could meet his expectations. Until now.

But both of them are keeping lifestyle secrets, and when Audrey returns home to a whole new set of problems, it looks like a future for the two of them is out of the question. Is there a way for Beau to convince her to give up everything to be with him in the Lone Star state?

Publisher’s note: This steamy contemporary romance contains elements of power exchange. While this is book four in the Dominant Men series, it can be enjoyed as a standalone.

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07RP24WW1

Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07RP24WW1

Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07RP24WW1

Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07RP24WW1

Jane: One Woman’s Survival

Good morning! I’ve just released a book that is out of the norm for me. A few years ago, one of my readers approached me about writing her life story. As you know, I write fiction, with happy endings, light, sassy, love stories. Well, this was a great honor yet I worried that I couldn’t do justice to “Jane’s” story.

I met with her in person, had a lovely lunch and great conversation. After that, I knew I had to attempt to do this. And so, I have. Jane’s story has a happy ending, but it took many years for her to get to that point. Abused as a child and again as a young adult, hers is a sad story and one that happens all too often. Jane went through two abusive marriages before she found true love. That’s right, not one. Two. Think about that for a minute.

Jane is lucky to be alive. But she is a survivor, and by the grace of God, she is here to tell her story in the hopes that it will help others in similar situations find the help they need.

She kept her story hidden for over fifty years, but now, in order to have closure with her past and to help others, she has told it to me and asked me to publish it.

If you or someone you know is in trouble, you read to read this book.

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07R7K7HRD

Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07R7K7HRD

Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07R7K7HRD

Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07R7K7HRD

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/jane-jane-doe/1131402048?ean=2940161513361

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/jane-48

Google: https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Anna_Kristell_Jane?id=CmyVDwAAQBAJ

Her Promised Dom

 

Hi, everyone, and happy Friday! What’s going on in my world this week? Well, today, book three in Isabella Kole’s Dominant Men series released! The title is Her Promised Dom and I’m going to tell you a little about it. I hope you’ve read the first two, Her Blue Collar Dom and Her Convenient Dom already. In this series, the books can be read as standalones. Some of the same characters pop up from time to time, but each story is a separate one.

How about the blurb, for starters?

Can they possibly find their way back to each other, after all this time? Is there any amount of compromising that could make him keep that long-ago promise? And will Cora be able to accept life as a submissive if he does?

Cora Watson is headed back to her hometown in Texas for her grandmother’s funeral. Now a successful New York editor, she rarely makes it back to the small town she grew up in. She’s in for a big surprise, however, when she goes out for a night out with an old friend and discovers that her high school sweetheart happens to be in town at the same time.

Dale Barton broke her heart. Now, here he is, looking better than ever and wanting to spend time with her. So much has changed, though. She’s moved on, never looking back, and he is now a club Dom, a self-proclaimed confirmed bachelor. He lives in Texas, and she in the Big Apple. And then there’s that promise he made to her, all those years ago – one she has tried to put out of her mind.

Publisher’s Note: This steamy contemporary romance blends spicy with sweet as these two lovers are reunited. While it is part of the Dominant Men series, it can be enjoyed as a standalone.

Excited yet?

How about an excerpt?

“I know you said you like being a swinging bachelor, but haven’t you ever found someone whom you really cared for?” she asked as she took a sip.

Looking at her for a long moment before answering, he finally answered, “I wasin love, once. But it didn’t work out, and I’ve just never seen any reason to get tied up with anyone since then.”

“Oh, I see. Did she break your heart? Is that why you’re so against settling down?”

“No, she didn’t break my heart. It broke my heart that we didn’t work out, but she didn’t do it. How about you, Cora Beth, is there a guy waiting for you back in the Big Apple?”

She shook her head. “No, there’s no one special. I date, but there’s never really been any one person in particular who has kept my attention past a few casual dates. I’m pretty busy with work, anyway, so a serious affair probably wouldn’t work out.”

They lingered for hours, talking and laughing. They found that even after all this time, they still shared a good many common interests. When they finally left the restaurant, he asked if she’d like to go dancing with him.

She readily agreed, and he drove to a club he’d heard about from Bruce. As they walked into the dimly lit room, they saw several couples on the dance floor. A slow song was playing, and he led her onto the floor. Taking her into his strong embrace, he slowly moved with her around the floor with ease, pulling her closer as he kissed the top of her blonde head. He leaned down and whispered, “I’d love to get you alone, baby, but I’m at my folk’s place and you’re at yours, so I guess it’s off-limits for us.”

“Damn the luck, Barton. There’s always your car, like the old days,” she teased as she looked up at him.

“Don’t tempt me, or I might just take you up on that, Cora Beth.” He grinned and winked, remembering the times that long-ago summer when they had parked in his car and made sweet love. “Or I could take you to my place in Austin one day this week. We could be alone there and rekindle the old flame for a while,” he whispered.

“Dale, I really don’t think that’s a very good idea. I’m not one of your one-night stands, and I’ll be going back to New York soon.”

“I never imagined for a moment that you were one of my one-night stands, Cora. I certainly didn’t mean to imply that.”

“We may never be together again, Dale, so why open all that back up?”

“Why indeed, Miss Watson?” he replied as he led her off the floor and to a table.

He ordered drinks for the two of them. When the server had gone, he said, “The offer still stands. If you’d like to spend a day with me in Austin before you go home, say the word. We don’t have to jump in the sack. I would just like the chance to spend some more time with a very dear old friend.”

“Let me see how things are going with Gram’s house, and I’ll get back to you,” she said as she fought the desire to throw caution to the wind and readily agree.

“Fair enough, Cora Beth,” he replied as their drinks arrived.

They talked for a while longer, finished their drinks, and then he announced that he was going to take her home.

She allowed him to take her hand again as they strolled slowly to his car. Once inside, he leaned across the seat and kissed her, gently, at first. When she responded willingly, he deepened the kiss, probing the softness of her mouth with his tongue. As he released her, he looked into the familiar amethyst gray eyes he’d once loved and smiled.

She shyly returned the smile, hoping that he couldn’t hear the pounding of her heart or notice that her limbs had turned to mush. The heat from his kiss spread through her body like wildfire. If he’d tried, he probably could have had her right there in the car in the parking lot of the club. But, instead of taking it further, he started the car and silently drove her home. When they arrived, he walked her to the door and once again kissed her passionately.

As he started to walk away, he reminded her, “Call me, Cora Beth, and let me know you’ll spend another day with me before you go back to the Big Apple.”

Knowing that after tasting his sweet lips again, she could never refuse him, she replied, “I will.”

She walked into the house and up the stairs. As she undressed for bed, her mind was already made up. She would go to Austin with him, and whatever happened would happen. After all, it was the year of their thirtieth birthdays.

Now, here are the buy links so you can find out what happens to Cora and Dale.

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07QDBN82N

Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07QDBN82N

Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07QDBN82N

Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B07QDBN82N

Next week, I’ll be heading back to my home state of Indiana to speak about writing romance at a writer’s workshop and I also will be signing books at my hometown library. While there, I hope to see a lot of family and friends. So, until next time, happy reading. Book four in the Dominant Men series will be here in May! There are a lot of exciting things coming up, so stay tuned!