Hey folks! Today I’m happy to introduce you to Christine Rains and her series The Paramours!
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Christine Rains is a writer, blogger, and geek mom. She’s married to her best friend and fellow geek, and they have one brilliant son. Christine has four degrees which help nothing with motherhood, but make her a great Jeopardy player. She’s a member of Untethered Realms and S.C.I.F.I. (South Central Indiana Fiction Interface). She has one novel and several short stories and novellas published. The Paramours is her second erotic series with Ellora’s Cave. Be on the lookout for more in the near future.
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I asked Christine Rains, “What is the best and most rewarding thing you find about being a writer? Want to share what you think is the worst and most frustrating thing you find about being a writer?” and here is the response.
Sitting at home in your pajamas all day writing stories? If only it were as wonderful as it sounds. Not even the most comfy of flannel pants can make a writer’s job easy.
I have always wanted to be a writer. Ever since I could talk, I’ve been making up stories. I love escaping this world and losing myself in new ones. The adventures, magic, mystery, and oh, the characters. They are what drives me. Writing helps to quiet the voices… Okay, who are we kidding? The voices never go silent. I must tell their tales and none of them are particularly patient.
The best thing about being a writer is when someone shares with you how much they like your protagonist or how fascinated they are with your world. Just to see the glimmer in their eyes as they talk about your book or feel the enthusiasm in their words on the screen. When someone loves your story as much as you do, it makes it all worthwhile.
It’s not easy to get your book out to readers. The tedious editing and painful revisions can drive you bonkers. The sleepless nights, self-doubts, hair pulling, and head banging on the desk. It’s difficult to know when to let all that go and realize you have created the best story possible.
That’s when the worst part begins. You release the book and then you wait. Is it perfect? Will readers like it? Will it even attract any readers? I’ve earned more than a few gray hairs waiting to see if just one person likes my story.
Does the good outweigh the bad? That’s an emphatic yes! And I can do a wiggly, happy jig as I shout it because I’m wearing cozy pajama bottoms.
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Ghost Dancer (The Paramours #1):
When Nina Azure’s talent as a ghost dancer doesn’t persuade a handsome phantom to talk, she entices
him with sizzling sexual energy. Ben Moore’s spirit is tied to this world with guilt, but he breaks his self-imposed silence for the beautiful Nina. Lust makes him fully physical and she loses herself to desire. She must help him carry on to the afterlife, but her attraction to him is immensely powerful. She must push aside her own feelings and let him go—and perhaps find romance among the living.
Poltergeist’s Pleasure (The Paramours #2):
Claire McKinney has a theory that poltergeists aren’t evil spirits or negative energy. When she locates a powerful vortex at the center of a haunting, she discovers a gorgeous man trapped inside. Zendal cannot escape on his own, but if Claire can create enough sexual energy with him, he will be able to break free. Intense as their passion is, it does not release him from the vortex. Claire finds herself caught not only by the ominous portal, but by Zendal’s carnal zeal as well. Can she extricate them from the trap or will they forever be its prisoners?
Lovelorn Spirits (The Paramours #3):
Vivian Ray does not like working with the suave Miles Walker, but he’s the best medium in the paranormal business. When they are possessed by a pair of passionate ghosts, Vivian and Miles realize they might have feelings for one another. But it’s difficult to separate their own emotions apart from the spirits’, and Vivian doesn’t want to believe she’s in anything more than lust with Miles. There’s something much more dangerous after them, though, and if they can’t help the ghosts work through their past, the investigators could lose their own lives.
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Poltergeist’s Pleasure (The Paramours #2)
There was one thing that always got a poltergeist’s attention: sex. Not the boring old vanilla kind either. It had to be down and dirty, raunchy and passionate. Like the way newlyweds behaved. And the sort Claire was about to provide.
The Paramours had set up their ghost hunting equipment earlier in the day. A video camera stood at either end of the conservatively decorated house. Its open concept allowed for a complete view of all the activity.
Vivian fiddled with the thermal imaging camera, setting it on the kitchen counter and bending over to slide the cords out of the way. Her cute ass pointed upward and wiggled as she wedged the cords in between the shelves to where they could not be moved.
Claire patted her friend’s behind and let her hand linger. “Those new jeans look good on you. Are we ready to go yet?”
With the electronics in place, Vivian batted at Claire’s hand. She straightened and raised her brows with a silent question.
Yes, they were starting the test already. While Vivian could be cool and methodical about their investigations, Claire preferred to wing it. She loved surprising the spooks to get a reaction—and her friends, too.
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Christine Rains will be awarding a $20 Amazon or Barnes and Noble GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. CLICK HERE to enter to win a $20 Amazon/BN GC – a Rafflecopter giveaway! Readers, follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates and places can be found here: Tour Schedule
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Christine Rains, thank you for stopping by today!
Love & blessings to all! ❤