#ReleaseBlitz “Misadventures of a Biker” by Scott Hildreth

Misadventures of a Biker 

by Scott Hildreth
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He was bad to the bone…
Devin “Bone” Wallace is fresh out of prison and under orders from his parole office to find employment or be re-incarcerated. He’s not exactly a “people person” and he’s got zero computer skills, but that doesn’t stop him from applying at one of the most prestigious real estate firms on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
High-end real estate broker Tedi Mack’s main focus is selling eight-figure beachfront mansions. In desperate need of an office receptionist, she interviews three bubblegum-chewing twenty-somethings and a stunningly handsome tattooed biker who wears his wallet on a chain. Tedi and her all-woman sales staff make a very quick decision: Devin the biker.
After Devin makes a recommendation about a listing that’s been a thorn in Tedi’s side, the property sells, and the celebration leads to an unexpected connection. The attraction is undeniable and hard to resist, but Tedi would be risking her social and professional status being with Devin, a tattooed biker saddled with debt and a surprising criminal past.
Misadventures is a romantic series of spicy standalone novels, each written or co-written by some of the best names in romance. The stories are scandalous, refreshing, and, of course, incredibly sexy. They’re the perfect bedside read, a ‘quick blush’ for the reader who loves a page-turning romance.
Meet Scott

Scott Hildreth is an international bestselling author. He has published more than fifty novels (both traditionally and independently) and has every intention of writing many more.
His preferred careers of being a biker, military hero, mafia boss, boxer, vigilante, and tattoo artist will always be favorites, but as writing has become a full-time gig, he must live vicariously through the characters in his books who share his admiration for these professions.
He resides in Naples, Florida with his wife and children.

How Has Publishing Changed Over the Years? It’s a Different Animal!

By Kelli A. Wilkins



Hi everyone!Kelli A Wilkins

Recently, someone asked me how publishing has changed since I started writing. Well, where do I start? How hasn’t it changed? Here are a few things that came to mind right away.

When I started writing…

  • There was no such thing as an e-book, an e-reader, or electronic publishing
  • Many of today’s independent publishers didn’t exist
  • Nobody self-published
  • Submitting queries or manuscripts required a trip to the post office
  • Promotion? You had to buy an ad in a print magazine
  • Erotica? What’s that? Sorry, we don’t publish “those kinds” of stories

Publishing has come a long way since I submitted my first short stories and full-length romances (approximately) fifteen years ago. If you wanted to submit a story, you couldn’t just look a publisher up online (some/most didn’t have websites), you had to find their listing in a huge book called the Writer’s Market. After I found a few markets (that weren’t closed to unagented authors), the real process of submitting began.

To submit to traditional (paperback) publishers, you had to snail mail a query and/or synopsis with a SASE (self-addressed, stamped envelope), wait for a reply, and then (if you were lucky enough to be asked) submit a hard copy of a full manuscript. Sounds like an agonizingly slow process, huh? Well, it was!

Most places insisted the font be Courier 12 point so everything looked like it was typed on an old-school typewriter with exactly 25 lines per page. If the manuscript wasn’t submitted exactly this way, it was tossed into the trash. Needless to say, all this was a time-consuming and costly process. Today’s authors can research multiple markets online in minutes and upload a query, synopsis, or a full manuscript without leaving their chairs.

Back then, electronic publishing was a novel idea, and traditional publishers publicly scoffed at the notion of an “e-book.” Nobody would want to read a book on a computer. Paper and print were the only way to go because that’s how it was always done.

Well, times have changed. Independent e-publishers were born overnight and took advantage of the lower overhead required to produce an e-book. Many new publishers built up their title lists by signing authors who were just starting out, didn’t have agents, or were told they weren’t “the right fit” for the big, traditional print publishers. (I won’t tell you which one I was!) Soon, e-readers and e-books were everywhere, and the traditional publishers were left scratching their heads and trying to figure out how to get on the bandwagon. And how to make money.

Promotional opportunities for authors also underwent a radical change. In the past, you had to buy an ad in a print magazine, send out a press release, or mail postcards to spread the word about your new book. Now you can upload banner ads and covers on websites and blogs, do video trailers, create virtual blog tours that include guest blogs, interviews, excerpts, online contests, and just about anything else you can think of. Oh, and now we have this thing called “social media” that was just a crazy dream back then.

The definition of romance has changed, too. Erotica was a dirty word (if it existed at all) and was equated with “porn” by anyone and everyone. If you wrote spicy, sexually explicit love scenes between a hero and a heroine, you might be told to tame them down and to avoid using certain “dirty” words. Scenes involving risqué things like bondage, toys, and (gasp!) multiple partners were out of the question.

And if you wanted to write a gay romance, or include a bisexual character (or one who was questioning his or her orientation) forget it. Writers were told that nobody (especially women) would read “that sort” of book.

Labeling a m/m love story as a “romance” was also called into question. A major romance writer’s association surveyed authors asking if the definition of “romance” should be limited to a man and a woman only—and questioned if a “romance” could even take place between same-sex characters. Really? (I quit that romance writer’s group after the survey came out and told them exactly why I refused to be associated with them.) Thankfully, most people have stopped asking such ridiculous questions and many publishers have expanded the romance genre to include everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference.

And in this day and age, you don’t even need a publisher. You can self-publish whatever you want! This is great for authors who write shorter romances, because in the past you couldn’t find publishers to look at a collection of short stories, novellas, or even novels under 60,000 words. One of the best parts of self-publishing is that you have no restrictions. Your story can include risqué characters or unusual situations that a traditional romance publisher would reject because it didn’t fit into a “cookie cutter” format.

Self-publishing is also great for established authors whose publishers have folded or dropped certain lines. When my publishers closed, I re-released my romances on my own. I still loved the stories and wanted to share them with the world. I re-edited the books, gave them new covers, and reintroduced them to a new batch of readers.

So where is publishing heading? What will the future hold for print books? Will they go the way of the dinosaurs for a while and then have a resurgence like vinyl albums? Nobody knows. We can’t predict if shifters and vampires will be hot sellers, or if erotic historicals will become the latest trend.

But, no matter what happens, I’ll keep writing. And I’ll go where my plotlines and characters take me—into the future.

Happy Reading,

Kelli A. Wilkins

Here’s a look at A Most Unusual Princess, the first romance I self-published! This fun and sexy story is the first book in my Royal Desires trilogy. The other two books are A Most Intriguing Temptation and A Most Unfortunate Prince. Although the stories are connected, each stands alone as an individual read.

A Most Unsual Princess

A Most Unusual Princess

Princess Elara needs to find a royal husband, but claims that no man can satisfy her. Her father hires Dalton, a special guard, to watch over her while she’s courting suitors. Dalton finds her unusual behaviors charming—and enthralling.

Dalton’s aloof manner intrigues Elara, and despite their differences, they share tender moments and intimate nighttime encounters. Elara is heartbroken when her father chooses a “proper” husband for her—until she meets the mystery man.

Bonus! This e-book includes a sneak peek at the second book in the “Royal Desires” series: A Most Intriguing Temptation.

Order A Most Unusual Princess here:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CBX43D8

All other platforms: https://books2read.com/u/me00L9

Read all about the trilogy on my blog: https://www.kelliwilkins.com/post/spotlight-on-the-royal-desires-series



Kelli A. Wilkins is an award-winning author who has published more than 100 short stories, 20 romance novels, 6 non-fiction books, and 2 online writing courses. Her romances span many genres and heat levels, and she’s also been known to scare readers with her horror stories.


In January 2020, Kelli published Love, Lies & Redemption, a western romance set in 1877 Nebraska. This novel blends a sensual love story with mystery and danger.


She released Romance Every Weekend: 104 Fun Ways to Express Your Love, a non-fiction guide to romance in November 2019. The book features 104 fun and easy ways you can express your love to that special someone in your life. Perfect for men or women, it focuses on tender, everyday gestures that let your partner know how much you love him or her.

Kelli published Extraterrestrial Encounters, a collection of 18 sci-fi stories, in August 2019. If you like horror fiction, don’t miss her disturbing novella, Nightmare in the North.

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Earlier in 2019 she released The Viking’s Witch, a paranormal/historical romance, and Dangerous Indenture, a historical mystery romance set in Colonial Pennsylvania.


Kelli has authored two online writing courses: Fiction Basics: Finding Ideas and Fiction Writing for Beginners. These courses are perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to write. Visit: https://kelliwilkins.teachable.com/ for more details.

Not just an author, Kelli is also an amateur photographer. Visit her pages on Shutterstock https://www.shutterstock.com/g/kelli+wilkins and iStock https://www.istockphoto.com/portfolio/kelliwilkins to view her photos.

Kelli posts on her Facebook author page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorKelliWilkins and Twitter: www.Twitter.com/KWilkinsauthor.

Visit her website/blog www.KelliWilkins.com to learn more about all of her writings.

#Excerpt “A Boy Called Preacher” by Cheryl Schuermann

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“You’re the Wilcox boy, ain’t ya’?” He spit right past me. “So, where’s your old man?”

“Gone, sir.” I shrugged. “Since February.”

“Figures.” He stared at me. “What’s your name?”

“Preacher…uh…Johnny,” I stammered.

The thick glasses above Eldon Dunn’s scraggly beard were so smeary I wondered how he could even see me. His glasses slid down his nose. He worked them to his eyes by tilting his head back, scrunching his face, flaring his nostrils, and moving his lips back and forth. His cheek bulged with a wad of tobacco. Brown juice oozed out of the corner of his mouth and dribbled down his chin. He spit on the porch, splattering my boots.

I lifted the magneto a bit higher. “Can you fix it?”

He wiped his mouth with his hairy arm, never taking his eyes off me. Jagged scars marked his arms from his wrists to his elbows like he’d been wrestling bears or mountain lions.

“Can’t do it,” he said, folding his arms across his belly.

“You can’t?”

Too busy.” He spit again, this time missing my boots by a hair. “Them boys who helped me joined up after Pearl Harbor.”

“Can you fix it another time…sir?”

“Maybe.” He grinned. Or did he snarl? I couldn’t tell.



Middle-Grade Historical Fiction

Release Day: May 16, 2020
Publisher: INtense Publications LLC
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Johnny “Preacher” Wilcox never expected to be “man of the farm” at the age of twelve. Faced with a broken tractor, wheat land to plow, and the mysterious disappearance of the farm’s water supply, he must solve a truckload of problems. To top it off, he may lose his best friend, Earl Floyd. 


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About the Author

Cheryl Schuermann loved her many years in the classroom as a Special Educator and Reading Specialist. Always a literacy advocate, she spent many more years consulting with teachers across the United States. Whether working with students or teachers, her desire is for students everywhere to be proficient readers who can hardly wait to open a new book.

Cheryl lives in Oklahoma with her illustrator husband, Stan. They raised four sons and have thirteen grandchildren. Recently, they built a 1920s style farmhouse in the country and can be found fishing, playing, and nature hiking with their family. The farmhouse is Cheryl’s favorite place to write and where she wishes she had a dog just like Deke.
Other published works: When the Water Runs: Growing Up With Alaska (2019), Jordan Tang: Think…Create…Discover (2015).
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#BookBlitz “Murder Knows No Boundaries” by George Encizo

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JD Pickens Mysteries, Book 3


Mystery, Murder Mystery
Published: December 2019
Publisher: Gatekeeper Press
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Sometimes routine wasn’t always routine as Sheriff JD Pickens, and his deputies learned. What was supposed to be a routine 911 call ended up costing Pickens a deputy and turned out to be a double homicide. One that was outside the realm of humanity. Pickens was forced to divide his team and call for help from two retired homicide detectives. Not since a psychopath went on the warpath with a shotgun had there been such bloodshed in the county leaving scars that would last a long time.

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Other Books in the JD Pickens Mystery Series:
Descent Into Hell
JD Pickens Mysteries, Book 1
Published: July 2017
With a population of just twelve thousand, Creek City is a sleepy rural town in Central Florida. Folks live there because life is simple and peaceful; but once dead bodies start turning up, Creek City is anything but.
Underprepared and undermanned, the county sheriff’s office scrambles to stop the bloodshed, but the killer is always one step ahead. Sheriff J. D. Pickens, usually a steady hand, loses patience as clue after clue results in a dead end and another corpse turns up. When Pickens gets close to the truth, the killer threatens Pickens’s own family, making this murder investigation personal. Anger, terror, and tenacious police work clash in a surprise ending that will leave readers breathless.
Descent into Hell is a thriller that will make you lock your doors and bar your windows. Big cities may be filled with crime, but it’s easier to get away with murder in rural areas. The silence of the countryside is not always comforting; it can also be a reminder of how alone you are—and how unlikely it is that anyone will hear you scream.
Murder on Grange Road
JD Pickens Mysteries, Book 2
Published: May 2019
Quail hunting in Central Florida was supposed to be an exciting experience. But lately, for Bo Tatum, the owner of Tatum’s Hunting Resort off Grange Road near Lake Azur, it had been a disaster. Instead of his dogs flushing out birds, they’d been digging up human bodies.
Sheriff JD Pickens and County Medical Examiner, Dr. Marge Davids, were planning a festive holiday season. But their plans were put on hold thanks to Tatum’s discoveries. Undermanned and ill-equipped in a city and county where such things rarely happened, Pickens and Davids will need to muster all the ingenuity they can to solve the mysteries of the bodies, including getting help from an expert in forensic science.
With clues scarce and few leads, Pickens and Davids had to rely on unconventional methods as a last resort. When tempers started to flare during the investigations, Pickens had to use every ounce of patience he could muster to stay calm and in control.


About the Author
George Encizo is an award-winning author and has written seven novels. Murder Knows No Boundaries is his latest. Encizo is a retired banker and lives in Tallahassee, Florida. When not writing, he enjoys a cup of coffee on the back porch with his wife surveying their gardens.
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