Quickie Excerpt: Chef Temptation

tellmeforever3DtransparentMy favorite new character in the Tell Me You Want Me sequel is Finn Munro, a.k.a, Chef Temptation. He earned his nickname. ;)

“Where’d you get your determination, lass?”

Both her mother and Austin called her the most stubborn person they’d ever known, but she’d never thought about how she got to be that way. “Probably from arguing with people all my life. My mom always told me I couldn’t do things, so I did them to spite her.”

He rubbed the ever-present stubble on his jaw. “What about your boyfriend?”

Austin had never denied her anything—until now. “I fight with him, too.”

“Fighting is good foreplay.” The rebellious curl had come loose again, teasing his sparkling eyes.

“That’s what he says.” An urge to hit something coiled up inside her. “What is it with men and pissing women off?”

He smiled and his Celtic burr ignited her senses. “We love to arouse all your passions.”

Well damn if that wasn’t the toe-curlingest thing Finn—or any man—had ever said to her. Her face flamed as she spun and grabbed a towel, wiping beads of sweat from the back of her neck, and hoping he hadn’t noticed the flush that surely colored her cheeks. “Do you smell something burning?”

He laughed behind her. “No.”

What’s happening to me? She loved Austin, but a few simple words from a guy she had no business taking a second look at made her hotter than the screaming oven. She pulled her cake out and cut an individual dessert-sized portion with a ring mold. It crumbled on the plate as she poked a fork in to taste it. “Dry. We let it go too long.”

Finn tasted his and nodded. “How do we save a dry cake?”

She focused her thoughts on the culinary problem at hand. “Chocolate sauce.”

“Aye. Chocolate has many useful purposes.” His beguiling smile reappeared.

He’s definitely flirting.

Tell Me You Want Forever available everywhere December 1! Now available for pre-order on Amazon.

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Excerpt & Giveaway! That Damn Wine – Warning: Adult Content

Welcome to the Cranberries and Spice Giveaway Hop! I’m bringing the spice with my upcoming erotic romance, Tell Me You Want Forever, releasing December 1. Austin’s bringing the wine. ;) You’ll find giveaway details after the excerpt.

Excerpt: That Damn Wine

A shiver ran down the back of Jane’s neck. Evil danced in Austin’s eyes as he grinned down at her, waiting, lurking like a dark predator ready to pounce. Mmm… she’d give in to that even without the wine. She rolled onto her stomach, and he yanked her panties down and tucked them under the curve of her butt. “Oh God.”

“That’s right. You know what’s coming.” He got on his knees and trapped her thighs between his. “You know I’m gonna fuck you till you squeal.”

Her exposed nipples brushed the cool tile, heating her skin. She whimpered as he pinned her body to the floor with his and grabbed a handful of her hair. His cock invaded her helpless flesh, seeking and taking.

He leaned down and nipped her shoulder, squashing her under him. “Till you squirm.”

“Do it.” She wriggled and gasped for breath. The man was making a show of tormenting her, and he appeared to be in no hurry to end it.

He laughed. “This is your favorite way to get laid because you have no control.”

He’s got that right. How’d they end up here anyway? She’d only stopped by to get some clean clothes, and now she lay beneath his naked body, confined by her panties and his vice-grip thighs. That damn wine.

She rose up on her hands, but slipped on sweaty palms as he rocked, crushing her with demanding strokes. Her entire body buzzed while he thrust, building waves of pleasure on her, each one enhanced by the potent wine and tainted with confusion. “We shouldn’t be doing this.”

“It’s a little late for that, sweetheart.” He slammed in deep, holding her thighs between his as he made his point.

Why not let him have his way? They still loved each other. She didn’t want anyone else. Are you sure?

“God no!” She cried out and pounded her fist on the floor. No! No one else. Especially not now with her whole life spinning like a blender. Not even Austin. “Stop!”

“Like hell.” He twisted his fist in her hair.

She knew he’d ignore her, but saying it let her cling to the one wisp of control slipping from her grasp. “Then finish.” But she didn’t want that either.

“No, baby. You’ll finish when I want you to.”

She’d expected that too. When had he gotten predictable?

Austin slid his hand along the floor and wedged it under her, groping her breast. Jane let out a squeal as he pinched her nipple and laughed. “No one else knows you so well.” He breathed ragged in her ear. “No one else can love you like I do.”

No one else? Had she said that out loud? “What?”

“You’re mine, Janie.” He growled and fell on her back.

She gasped and pressed her burning cheek to the floor. Does he know about Finn?

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Excerpt – You’re not Naked.

tell me foreverThe sequel to my bestselling trashy romance, Tell Me You Want Me, is coming December 1!

He laughed as she tried to down the heady wine, then grabbed the bottle as she tipped over. “Whoa baby,” Austin caught her. “Slow down.”

“Why? Show up naked and bring the wine she can’t resist. Ishn’t that what you taught me?” His warm, masculine scent teased her senses, enhancing the wine buzz. She should’ve pushed away, sat up straight, but resting against his chest felt so damn good.

“Something like that.” He trailed his fingertips down her back, sending a spinning spiral of ooo-I-like-that through her limbs.

She clutched his shirt for support. “But you’re not naked.”

“Do you want me to be?” A devious smile quirked the corners of his mouth.

Be what? She never wanted him to be anything but his naughty-boy self. “You know, the flowers and the chocolate didn’t do much for me. But the 1991 Flaming Cask Merlot… that’s us. Um, me. Ours? That’s our thing. I’m impresshed.”

He shifted and cupped her chin, stroking her flushed cheek with his thumb as he gazed into her eyes. “I know what my Janie likes. Took me a couple of fails to get it right, but I know you better than anyone.” He kissed the tip of her nose.

She groaned and tried to push back. “Don’t do that.”

But Austin held her tighter and brushed his lips on her cheek. “Do what?”

A shuddering sigh escaped her. “Get all sweet and romantic. I can resist dirty—”

“No, you can’t.” His tongue teased her earlobe.

“I can try. But when you’re fuzzy and charming and mmf.” She mashed her face into his chest. “There’s no hope for me.” She sat back and plopped her chin in her hand.

“That’s exactly what I was going for.”

The gleam in his eyes sparked a fire between her thighs. “You’re evil.”

“But you like me.” He grinned and tried to pull her close, but she slid off her stool and jerked out of his reach.

“I don’t like you.” She hadn’t meant to say that with so much venom, but the wine was operating her mouth. “You piss me off to no end. You drive me crazy and back again. You make me want to—” Words failed her and she grabbed handfuls of her hair and yanked. “I hate when you do that!”

“I know.” He appeared unmoved by her rant and that heated her up even more.

“So why—why—do you do it?”

The practiced and perfected smile that intoxicated women faster than an entire cask of Merlot highlighted those evil eyes. “Because I love arousing you… in every way imaginable.”

Tell Me You Want Forever available everywhere December 1! Now available for pre-order on Amazon.

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Sex-Positivity: A Parental Superpower for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids


I’m trying really hard to teach my daughter that touching herself is normal. This helps.

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Don't worry - it gets easier! And as my recent radio guest Lea Grover pointed out, sex talk should go well beyond a single chat.

Don’t worry – it gets easier! And as my recent radio guest Lea Grover pointed out, sex talk should go well beyond a single conversation.

One of my favorite questions to ask radio guests and listeners is, “What did you learn about sex as a kid?”  In response, I usually hear some variation of “nothing” or “that it was bad.” Considering the little, if anything, most of our parents learned about sex growing up paired with the abstinence-only and fear of STDs approaches used in U.S. schools and society’s messages about sexuality, these answers aren’t surprising—but they are unfortunate and worth changing, no matter when you start.

Some of the reasons parental sex-positivity matters:

◊  Most kids learn extremely little or countless mistruths about sex throughout their lives, which raises their risk for depression, anxiety, eating disorders and more.

◊  Sexuality is a natural part of being human, from the womb on. Addressing kids’ natural curiosities truthfully, respectfully and…

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Amelia James: Home is Where the Heat Is

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About Home is Where the Heat Is

The Twisted Mosaic’s reader favorite, Claire, has some twisted fun of her own.

Dependable paralegal Claire O’Connor knows the man of her dreams is out there waiting for her, and she’s ready for him. Imagine her surprise—and delight—when she discovers not one but two men who lust for her. One adores her; the other challenges her. One makes sense; the other is a gamble.

Despite the family tragedy that shaped his past, JT Luck has only known professional success. His personal life, however, is a failure…

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Excerpt – Watched by a stranger (Warning: Adult Content)

homeheat coverClaire gasped as the door burst open. JT jumped up and moved in front of her.

A man stood and stared, one hand on the doorknob and the other at his belt buckle. “Oops, sorry.” He grinned at JT. “Nice job, man.”

“Get out.” JT forced the words between his teeth.

The guy backed up and closed the door.

Claire’s heart hammered in her chest. Caught! That man had seen JT licking her… he’d seen her spread legs and everything in between. “Oh God.” The room spun and JT caught her as she teetered off the counter.

“Are you okay?” He pulled her close.

“I don’t know.” A stranger had seen her in a most vulnerable position. She should be shocked and appalled, humiliated or embarrassed. But a hint of pride and secret excitement fluttered in her lower abs. She retrieved her discarded panties, and JT helped her tug them over her boots. She pulled her skirt down then turned and splashed cool water on her face while he adjusted his pants. “Holy shit.” I’m swearing?

“Yeah.” He ran a hand through his tousled hair. “I forgot to lock the door. I’m so sorry.”

She shrugged. “I forgot too.”

He raised an eyebrow as he studied her face in the mirror.

She glanced down at the counter, trying to hide her eyes from his penetrating gaze.

“You are a bad, bad girl.”

“Shut up!” She spun and slapped his shoulder. “We need to go now.”

JT laughed and slid in front of her as he opened the door. “You’re still here?” he said.

The guy who’d interrupted them adjusted his pants and smiled at Claire. His deep brown eyes sparkled and the tip of his tongue slipped between his lips as he surveyed her body.

Cute. Why’d we throw him out?

JT clenched his fists and stepped forward.

The intruding stranger stood his ground. “Full pitcher of beer creating an urgent need.”

JT rolled his eyes. “Jesus Christ.”

The guy ducked past them and shut the door. Claire laughed when she heard him turn the lock.

“I’m glad you’re laughing.” JT moved closer to her, pressing his lips against her ear to be heard over the pounding music. “This could’ve gotten really ugly.”

Claire stiffened. She glanced at the closed restroom door then brushed his hair back from his ear. “You think he could’ve turned us in?”

“Possibly. Or you could’ve freaked out.”

“I’m okay.” She closed her eyes and recalled the moment the stranger walked in. An intrigued grin had lit up his eyes and a swift bulge had filled out his pants. “He liked it.”

JT laughed in her hair as he ground the ridge in his jeans between her thighs. “Think he would’ve liked to watch?”

“Oh yes,” she sighed on his neck as his hard, warm body trapped her against the vibrating wall. Watched by a stranger. Just thinking the words shot a wild thrill from her nipples to her still-throbbing clit.

“Maybe,” JT flicked his tongue along her throat, “he would’ve liked to join us.”

Home is Where the Heat Is releases tomorrow!

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Quickie Excerpt – Yummy IT Guy

homeheat coverKurt clenched his fist to still his shaking limbs. He nodded then gazed at the woman beside him. Her flushed cheeks and breathless words highlighted her excitement, but her eyes held a whisper of fear.

“Do you really want to do this?” he asked.

“Yes.” She wiggled closer to him.

“I know you want him.” Kurt nodded toward JT as he tipped the waiter and closed the door behind him. “And I understand your craving for two guys, but are sure you want me?”

“Why not you?”

“In all the time we’ve known each other, you’ve never once shown any interest in me.”

The pink in her cheeks turned red as she stroked the back of his hand. “I’m sorry. I’ve always thought of you as the yummy IT guy. I should’ve let you know, but I didn’t know how.”

Yummy IT guy? Hell yeah, I would’ve loved to know that. Kurt laced his fingers with hers.

She closed her eyes, tilted her head back and presented soft, red lips. His heart stopped and he stared at her perfect face: thick eyelashes fringed on her cheeks, faint freckles dotting her nose, and a mouth made for kissing.

“You’re beautiful.”

One eye opened and glared at him. “You’re clueless.” She slid her arm around his neck and pulled him down until his lips touched hers.

The room spun and reality disappeared, leaving only his longed-for fantasy in his arms, kissing him, slipping her warm tongue into his mouth. He held her tight and savored that kiss, hoping it might be the first of many.

Home is Where the Heat Is – erotic romance coming May 19!

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I apologize for the inconvenience

I’m trying to move trashystreasures.com from WordPress to another host, but it’s not going well. I’ve contacted people to help me, but that’s taking more time than I wanted to. I hope to have this thing up and running again soon, but I don’t know when that will be. In then meantime, you can find me on Facebook, Twitter, or my publisher’s website. Thank you for you patience.

~Amelia James

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Excerpt – Make me come (Warning: Adult Content)

homeheat coverStiletto heels clicked on the floor as she got up, trembling a bit as she took the position he’d indicated. “Would you rather have me stand over there?” She nodded toward the revealing patio doors. Light from his neighbor’s house penetrated the backyard—someone could be watching even at this hour.

“No. This time you’ll strip just for me.” He raised the glass to his lips then changed his mind at the last second. “Take your pants off.”

Shivers coursed down her spine. Just for him—a private audience. She unsnapped her jeans and lowered the zipper, peeling them down her hips to her knees. The shoes had to go, so she stepped out of them and kicked her pants across the room. Goose bumps covered her legs.


Standing in the big open kitchen, exposed to him, but shielded from the world outside, rattled her. The idea of having a larger audience frightened her less than the prospect of taking her clothes off for his intense gaze alone. She shook her head.

“Good.” He swirled the untouched scotch again. “Lose the panties.”

With a tug and a wiggle, she dropped the cherry red satin to the floor, leaving her naked from the waist down. She’d expected to remove her sweater next, but the bastard exposed her most vulnerable flesh first.

He groaned and emptied half the glass in one swallow.

Thank God.

Then he picked up the bottle and refilled his drink past the point it had been before.

Claire sputtered. Half-naked, showing off the good parts and he reached for the bottle? “Are you fucking kidding me?” What does it take to light a fire under his ass?

JT grinned. “That’s what I wanted to hear.”

As she prepared to unleash another curse, she realized he’d played her, and she’d tipped her hand. She smiled and slid her bare feet across the floor, parting her thighs and exposing her ace in the hole.

But instead of folding, he stared at the counter, oddly transfixed by the inanimate object. His calculating gaze slid up and down her legs, then back to the countertop. He’s measuring. Hot dew collected between her legs as she imagined him bending her over the solid quartz.

“Put the heels back on.”

She nearly fell on her bare ass as she tripped into her shoes.

“Now go to my bedroom.”

What? “But I thought—?”

“Don’t argue.” He picked up the glass and pointed with it toward the hallway. “Upstairs, last door on the right.”

No kitchen sex. Damn it. She could’ve maneuvered him in front of the window, but maybe his bedroom provided a better view. She turned and took two trembling steps.

Suddenly, glass clacked on polished stone and wood scraped tile as JT got to his feet.

He grabbed her arm and jerked her back, jamming his straining hard-on against her naked ass. His zipper screeched open as he grabbed a fistful of her hair and slammed her body against the unforgiving island.

She gasped and slapped her palms on the stone slab, thrusting back against him as his cock invaded her from behind. What the hell happened?

Claire groped for anything she could hold onto for leverage, and sent the now empty glass skittering across the counter. Her scalp burned as he yanked her upright. “Holy fuck! Make me come!”

Home is Where the Heat Is – erotic romance coming May 19!

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