Yearly Archives: 2015

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Interesting how the world’s becoming one enormous neighborhood to explore. I sigh, and settle in to history class.

I open my binder and take out a pen, glance up. A tall, slim boy with wavy brown hair weaves toward me, through the rows. A bobcat in boots and black denim. He hesitates a beat, then sits right next to me and grins.

Hot, hot, hot, I stutter silently.

“Hey,” he says, grabbing a bunch of books from his pack. His binder slides down under his elbow. It smacks the floor and careens under my chair. With my foot, I nudge it, lean over to pick it up then begin to straighten up. Speckled eyes the color of rust stare into mine. I’m buzzing. He reaches to take the notebook. The hair on his arm grazes mine, and I smell limes. The room drops away.

The two of us are on some Hollywood set, not a sugary and over-the-top High School Musical one, more of an urban fascination set in a dark club. The set swirls us around to the thrum thrum of Skrillex or Pharrell.

Hey, I don’t know this guy from John Q. But love at first sight? Heck yah! He whispers thanks as we lift the book together.

My deity in the flesh.

I peek at the name scratched on his spiral binder as he pulls it away.

William. William Torres.




“How was your first day, Jösse darling?” Mom pronounces it like an exaggerated ‘you-see’, which can be endearing or annoying, depending on my mood. Right now it’s soothing.

“It’s a labyrinth, um, but it was great, everyone’s brilliant.” I don’t tell her I was hyperventilating and barely found the classes before the bells rang, or that a girl I rammed into had to practically hold my hand and lead me around, or in the morning I felt like a preppy geek-virgin among the urban Brooklyn übercool. I won’t give Mom an I-told-you-so moment.

“Meet anyone nice?” She fusses with the incense holders, clearly trying to hide her expression as she often does when the subject of my friends comes up. Now she’s rearranging the already perfect array of stone-carved pipes.

I think of bobcat-smooth, lime-infused Will. “I met a girl named Katya,” I answer finally, as I refold a scarf a customer left in a heap. “We ate lunch together.”

“That’s nice. Where does she live?”

Who cares? It’ll be more embarrassing when my new classmates find out where I live—over a freaking head shop in the East Village. “Manhattan Beach,” I say finally.

“Manhattan Beach. Is that—?”

I cut Mom off by turning to a pair of skateboarders who stride up to the counter. “May I help you?”

One of the guys points to a pipe. “How much?”

“Ten,” I answer.

His friend points to a marble container. “How much for a stash box?”

“Fifteen. They’re potpourri boxes,” I correct him. Mom insists on catchy names to hide the real purpose of the items, plus she gives the beat cops huge holiday tips—hush money.

In fact, the major premise of the store is a grand illusion. Even the shop’s name—Bodhisattva Beach—supposedly stands for a sanctuary of salt waves and coconut trees and mango mimosas with wisps of hibiscus petals. And Bodhisattva stands for paradise, for the godhead. But I know different.




In just a few days, I’ve morphed from nice girl into floozy guy magnet. Some guys in my old school said I was pretty but this is extreme. Maybe my new amber perfume contains some pungent pheromone operating on a purely animal level. If encouraged, Trenton would, no doubt, be a wild beast. Eek.

“So, chica? Wake up! Whaddya say?” Trenton musses my hair. The pressure of his hand feels good and bad. His breath on me smells of glazed donuts. How to tell him without hurting him that I don’t like him “that way.”

“There you are.” Another male voice pumps my hormones big-time.

“Will!” I leap away from Trenton. But not before Will notices, because his body curls in on itself, wounded. He strolls in anyway, tries to be blasé. His eyes fix on Trenton, and Trenton stares right back. They’re two male dogs, ready to pounce.

Trenton breaks the stare first. He springs up, shoots an imaginary basket and bounce-steps on over to the CD rack. “Hey, bro’ I was just asking Joss here, to recommend some tunes. I don’t know nothin’ about world music.” Trenton’s tone suddenly shifts to sheepish. He’s caved in to Will, the alpha dog.

“Is that so?” Will takes his time approaching the shop counter.

I have to be the bold one, need to fix it. “Hey, Will.” I come around to the front. “I’m really happy to see you.”

His speckled eyes meet mine, open a door in me and fill it with warmth. I feel the prick of tears. Stupid girl, you almost blew it.

“I’m happy to see you too.” Will takes my hands and squeezes them. Oskar’s touch was creepy-crawly, Trenton’s was what a brother’s might be, Will’s is liquid magic.




Thoughts on school veer off when I spot the box on my mother’s night table. The box. I know its black, lacquered form by heart. It’s the size of a large jewelry box. My father painted it with Bengali pink roses and a tangle of red cardinal vines. He must’ve used the tiniest brush, as if the objects inside were treasures—emeralds from Mumbai or silk doll clothes from Kancheepuram.

The box sits next to Mom’s organic remedies: tea-tree oil, Saint John’s Wort, aromatherapy ampules, zinc, monster-dose wheat grass capsules. She thinks these keep her functional. But I see how one accelerates her and the next slows her down, adding up to zero. The box is close enough she doesn’t even have to get out of bed in the morning. She can reach, with trembling fingers, light up and space out even before her first cup of black tea.

I crack open the box. Pre-rolled blunts sit like tainted royalty on a plush, purple pillow. Their sharp floral resin makes me sneeze.

Once when I was twelve, Mom offered me a doob after closing the store for the night. She claimed to be worried about how uptight I was getting. It was around the time when I was sprouting zits, boobs, hips and my period. Who wouldn’t be down in the dumps? Mom claimed that if I got stoned I might relax. “Cave women probably used it for cramps, before all these greedy pharmacists crawled on the earth, trying to sell Midol and Tylenol and—”

“Gee, thanks,” I snapped. “Are you serious? You want me to be a stoner too?”

“Darling, I want you to be less anxious, that’s all. I want you to be whoever you want to be,” Mom answered cryptically. “Look, weed is superior to all those anti-depressants shrinks prescribe to kids these days. It won’t poison your liver like Prozac. It’s organic.”

“Arsenic’s organic too,” I argued. Plus, some kids at my school would bounce off the walls without their so-called evil-shrink pills. But maybe I was too stiff.

Soon after, I opened the box, took one and lit up. After only two inhales, I felt trapped inside a thick glass room. Then, when I ventured down to the street for a soda, people seemed in a galaxy eons away. It scared me. I vowed not to try it again. How could my mother stand to feel so cut off? Or was it different for her?

New Book Available Today! Fire is on SALE for only 99¢

New Book Available Today! On sale for only 99¢

Fire: The Elementals Book One

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I’m thrilled to announce a new series launching today. Fire is the first book in a four-part series called the Elementals.  It’s a non-erotic paranormal romance with an awesome female lead I’m sure you will love. This book is hands down the favorite of all my beta-readers!



Invested with the powers of Mother Nature, four women have been charged with the almost impossible task of maintaining order in the supernatural world and—when the crimes are extreme—the human world as well. 

Diana, a fire Elemental, is almost burned out. Alone in the world (save for her Elemental sisters), she takes satisfaction in punishing those who’ve strayed so far into the black they’ve disrupted the balance. But her contentment is increasingly short-lived as she struggles with the limitations of her ability. An Elemental can track murderers to the ends of the earth, but not before it’s too late for their victims. 

So when a child from a previous case goes missing, Diana is determined to find her. The only problem is, she may have to take on an entire coven of vampires to do it.


For those of you waiting for book four of the SO series, don’t worry! I’m not slacking off. Fire is actually the first book I wrote. I started it before Making Her His, though I finished the latter first :). In fact some of you might see a few parallels between the male leads…

Also, fans of Cursed will be interested to know that it’s an unofficial erotic prequel to Fire. Isobel is a witch from Diana’s Elemental line…

Despite these similarities, the Elementals series has different objectives and goals than my romance erotica. For that reason, I’ll be publishing them under my maiden name, L.B. Gilbert.

There’s also a new social media accounts to go with the series!

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The Readers’ Favorite Results Are In! Winning & Going KU!

The Readers’ Favorite results are in and two of my books have been honored!

Making Her His was a finalist finalist-shiny-weband Calen’s Captive WON SILVER! silver-shiny-web

To celebrate, I’m putting Calen’s Captive and Stolen Angel (the follow-up to Calen’s Captive) available for FREE on Kindle Unlimited!


This may not be great news for you Apple fans 🙁

Amazon asks that your book be made available exclusively on their store for a few months in order be on KU. My books have been available on other sites like Itunes and B&N for a while, but I’m pulling them down temporarily. Once the exclusivity requirement has been met, they’ll go back up. I apologize for the inconvenience this may cause some readers, but I’m hoping the benefits outweigh the costs. I’m trying to earn a living writing, and KU has been good to other authors of my acquaintance.

Also in the near future (hopefully today), my erotic paranormal regency novel Cursed, will be available as a solo title for 99¢ on Amazon and Free on KU. It’s been part of the Secret Worlds Box set for the last two months and has gotten some great feedback there! The Box Set has been an amazing experience and those of you who’ve taken advantage of it to discover new authors have been well-served. It’s still available right now, but the price went up from the introductory 99¢ to $2.99 (still an awesome deal for 21 full-length standalone books!). Consequently, I’m making Cursed available for those who don’t want to spend more than $1

Making Her His will be following the other titles to KU shortly, but I’m waiting for the distributor (BookBaby) to get off its butt and sends notice to the other vendors to delist the book. I’m not sure how long this will take. It’s been a week and compared to other distributors like Draft2Digital (love them more each day), BookBaby is molasses slow. I chose them as a distributor because of their tempting promise that you get to keep ALL of your royalties, but so far these have been small and the service hasn’t paid for itself in the months since I put the book up for sale back in mid-December. You live and you learn. The other books were uploaded with Draft2Digital and it’s a quick and responsive service. They do keep a cut of sales, but it turns out to be worth it for a truly responsive service. Once the KU exclusive period is over I’ll be going back to them to put my books back up on other vendors.

In the meantime Making Her His is only 99¢ if you haven’t gotten it yet!

Also, you die-hard fans of the Singular Obsession Series will be happy to hear the “The Roman’s Woman” (Gio’s story) is finally underway. I’m over 10K words and hopefully will keep up some sort of momentum now that the baby is on a rough schedule—or I’ve learned to sleep through her fussing 🙁

Ciao Ciao,



The Littlest Leroux 5

It’s been a little while since I posted last, but I have an excellent excuse. A little over three weeks ago my daughter was born. The littlest Leroux is healthy and doing quite well. She does quite well at keeping her mama up all night too. I hope we will settle into a routine soon, or  I fear the release date of the Roman’s Woman (SO4) will be pushed back to late fall, early winter 🙁

Giving birth in a foreign country is an interesting experience. And in this case probably nicer than giving birth in the US, although I can’t say for sure since I haven’t done that yet. France has excellent health care, particularly prenatal and infant care. Although my husband tells me the hospitals are poor, a four-day stay after the birth of a baby is standard. I saw an OB every month and even consulted with an anesthesiologist about the epidural procedure beforehand. In addition to that I took 5 or 6 “lessons” from a midwife during the last half of my pregnancy. This was in place of birthing/lamaze classes. Though I was worried that I was somehow missing out on some crucial information, particularly about birthing techniques, in the end I probably learned more from the midwife’s consultation, which extend after the birth. In fact there’s more lessons coming. It seems they do perineal retraining as standard here in France, so I won’t accidentally pee when I sneeze in the future :p, which is something US health providers should look into. I bet there are lots of mothers accidentally peeing themselves out there.

They even sent the midwife to our place during the first week to weigh the baby and to check on our breastfeeding technique. That last continues to be hellish. The baby lost too much weight during the first week so we were advised to supplement with a bottle and to step it back once she gained the weight back and then some. The unwise addition of nipple shields to improve her attachment has resulted in a heck of a lot of confusion on her part, leading to lots of screaming combined with the repeated punching and kicking of mama. Trying to go back to bare nipple is going to be hell, but we’re trying.

A minor note on epidurals. How awesome are they? I don’t think I could have gotten through the delivery without one. I thought I was going to pass out from the pain, which had started in earnest the night before the delivery. A trip to the hospital at midnight was apparently too soon. We got sent home after being told I wasn’t in labor yet. My husband drove us home and we got back into bed around three AM. After three hours of ignoring the contractions my water broke and off we went back to the hospital. I’m not sure how long after I finally got the epidural, but I was counting down the minutes.

In France, unless you have complications, a midwife delivers your baby. In my case, several midwives. Once in the hospital everything went like clockwork, except for some oversensitive equipment that kept pinging and signaling a problem when there wasn’t one. But in the end there were no actual problems and my baby was born without incident. She was also born with a full head of hair and more adorable than a newborn should have been. I thought newborns were supposed to be ugly for at least a week or two. But mine was too cute for words. All the midwives remarked on it too, so it wasn’t all in my head 😉

In a few days baby has her first-month checkup. I expect all good news. My pregnancy was average and so far all baby news has been if not good, then at least normal. And hopefully she’ll start eating better and sleeping through the night. Until she does I may have to learn to write one-handed on my iPhone, which I’m seriously considering trying during our endless feeding sessions. But hey, she’s super cute and totally worth it. It’s just easier to remember that fact when she’s not screaming.




Introducing Hunted, Part of the Secret Worlds Box Set

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Limited edition paranormal romance boxed set featuring 21 USA Today and Amazon bestselling authors in one sizzling collection.

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HUNTED (Riley Cray #1)

You thought your ex was a nightmare…

Eight years after the attack that changed her life forever, Riley Cray is confronted with something she never thought she’d have to face again: Samson Reed, the werewolf who nearly killed her, has escaped from prison and is headed to Colorado to finish what he started.

With the help of Special Agent Darius Holbrook, Riley is racing against time to stay one step ahead of the crazed werewolf. But Reed isn’t the only monster with his eyes on Riley and as the bodies are piling up she’s beginning to wonder how long it will be before she’s one of them.

Vampires, werewolves, and serial killers, OH MY!

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Introducing Ruby’s Fire, Part of the Secret Worlds Box Set!

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Whether you love paranormal romance that warms you up or sets you on fire, this box set will have something to entice your preternatural sensibilities. Supernaturally thrilling and engaging, this set has it all: ghosts, vamps, mind-readers, shape-shifters, demons, faeries, beautiful hybrid creatures and more. 

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Summary of Ruby’s Fire, my award-winning novel in Secret Worlds:

“Eighteen year-old Ruby and her little brother Thorn, have only known a life blighted by the extremist Fireseed Cult. The night Ruby is set to be claimed by one of its cruelest and oldest leaders, she makes a bid for freedom. With Thorn in tow, she stumbles into the world beyond, and finds an opportunity for a fresh start in Skull’s Wrath under the guidance of Nevada Pilgrim, a woman who may not be all she seems. Ruby’s new life could bring her friendship, love, even fortune, but nothing comes without a price. Is Ruby’s talent for elixirs keeping the roof over their heads, or do some of her associates have a more sinister and lucrative interest in them? Life outside a strange cult isn’t without its dangers, and the experience leaves Ruby transformed and communing with the Fireseed more closely than she ever would have imagined. Stine delivers a thrilling adventure led by an exciting cast of characters, and the romance is really well handled.” – YA’s The Word  
***Ruby’s Fire was a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Awards*** 


Praise for Ruby’s Fire:
“Romance, betrayal, secrets, great world-building!” – Seeing Night Reviews
“Full of creativity, imagination & original concepts” – Fluttereal Flight
“Ruby kicked butt as the resident healer, plus good love triangle!” – Amazon reader
You know when you get a book and it’s much better than you thought it was going to be? Ruby’s Fire was definitely one of those books! I absolutely loved it. What an amazing plot! Also, there’s a fantastic twist I didn’t see coming.” – (Mis) Adventures of a Twenty-Something Year-Old Girl
“I can’t even begin to tell you how smoothly the writing flows. It’s perfect. No joke. I went into this book not knowing what to expect and what I got was an amazing storyline.” – Words Create Scenes
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Introducing The Forever Girl, part of the Secret Worlds Box Set

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I’m very excited to be included with 20 other USA Today and Amazon Bestselling Authors in the Secret Worlds Boxed Set. Many of you are probably already familiar with my included title, THE FOREVER GIRL, but for those who aren’t, here’s the full blurb.

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The Forever Girl

At twenty-two, practicing Wiccan Sophia Parsons is scratching out a living waiting tables in her Rocky Mountain hometown, a pariah after a string of unsolved murders with only one thing in common: her.

Sophia can imagine lots of ways to improve her life, but she’d settle for just getting rid of the buzzing noise in her head. When the spell she casts goes wrong, the static turns into voices. Her personal demons get company, and the newcomers are dangerous.

One of them is a man named Charles, who Sophia falls for despite her better judgment. He has connections that might help her unveil the mystery surrounding her ancestor’s hanging, but she gets more than she bargains for when she finally decides to trust him.


The Forever Girl has been optioned for film and published internationally by Harlequin in Germany (now HarperCollins of Germany) and†IPC Books of Hungary. It has nearly 500 Amazon reviews. Normally you can purchase my book alone for $3.99, however, for this summer only (and the pre-order period leading up to this summer) you can snag a copy of this title WITH 20 OTHER ADDITIONAL TITLES all in 1 Boxed Set for $0.99! That comes out to less than a nickel per book! You can learn more about the boxed set HERE†or you can order your copy on†Amazon,†Barnes and Noble,†Kobo, or†iBooks. While you’re here, though, why not take a moment to learn more about the complete line up! I’ve included a super short blurb of every title in the collection. Some are not yet available and being introduced exclusively through the boxed set, but ALL of the titles are professionally edited and not a single one ends on a cliffhanger!


The Secret Worlds LIMITED EDITION Collection!



From USA Today Bestselling Authors
Taken by the Beast by Conner Kressley and Rebecca Hamilton:†Women are going missing. Women who look a lot like Charisse. And the man this beauty is falling for may be the beast responsible.

The Forever Girl by Rebecca Hamilton:†Sophia’s ancestor’s body went missing during the Salem Witch Trials, and the only one able to help solve the mystery is a shapeshifter Sophia is afraid to trust.

Summoned by Rainy Kaye:†Dimitri can’t reveal the paranormal bond controlling him, and Syd won’t tolerate his secrets.

Purgatory by Susan Stec:†A sex-hungry myth with no name, no flesh, and no identity …unless it wears one of you.

The Pandora Principle by Noree Cosper:†As a descendant of Pandora, Cassi must discover if her lover is one of the evil spirits she hunts before all her friends die.

Heart Song by Samantha LaFantasie:†When incredibly handsome Marren frees Relena, there’s a catch.


From Amazon Bestselling Authors

Changeling by Debbie Herbert:†As a changeling and a witch work together to restore order in Fairy, they discover that love, like magic, casts its own spell of enchantment.

Shiftless by Aimee Easterling:†After years of suppressing her inner predator, Terra meets a shifter who forces her to reclaim her wilder side.

The Black Parade by Kyoko M.:†Poltergeist Michael is the key to saving Jordan’s soul from hell, but can she handle the cost of her salvation?

Haunting Echoes by Caethes Faron:†Will Amaia’s vampire clan kill her ex-fiance before she learns whether he returned from the grave for love or revenge?

Braving Fate by Linsey Hall:†Diana and Cadan fight demonic forces and a deadly passion that has lasted centuries.

Trinity Rising by J.E. Taylor:†Damian and Naomi are desperate for victory against the devil, but one wrong step couldtrigger Armageddon.

Moonlight by Katie Salidas:†Good girls don’t wear fur, fight over men, or run around naked, howling at the moon. But Fallon’s not a good girl.

Lash by L.G. Castillo:†Lash, a fallen angel, must choose where to place his trust–in a home he fought so hard to regain or in a forbidden love he can’t bear to lose.

Between by Lisa Swallow:†Alek could kill Rose with a kiss. Finn, with a touch. Pulled into an intense affair with Alek, Rose discovers her connection to Finn threatens them all.

The Devil’s Fool by Rachel McClellan:†When vampire Boaz gives Eve the one thing she never had–love–she falls into a world of greed and seduction.

Spark Rising by Kate Corcino:†A runaway Spark and the agent arresting her ignite a revolution to end their people’s enslavement while resisting the electricity between them.

Ruby’s Fire by Catherine Stine:†On the run from a desert cult, Ruby must choose which handsome stranger to trust with her heart and her darkest secret: Armonk or Blane.

Cursed by Lucy Leroux:†Governess Isobel Sterling has been hiding an uncanny ability her whole life–until she has to use it to save herself from a madman.

Hunted by A.J. Colby:†With Agent Holbrook’s help, Riley races time to stay ahead of a crazed werewolf killer.

Vigilant by Angel Lawson:†Ari stumbles into a world of crime and vigilantism while discovering the one man that sets her heart on fire.

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Introducing Changeling, part of the Secret Worlds Box Set!



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Secret Worlds, a best-selling boxed set of spicy paranormal reads, is brought to you by twenty-one USA Today and Amazon Bestselling Authors!

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Dive through Secret Worlds and into the arms of heroes who will steal your heart and leave you hot.

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My novel, Changeling, included in the boxed set, is a (full-length) New Adult paranormal romance . . .

Somebody is murdering the Pixies. They’ve been dropping like flies in this small college town.

Skye’s a teen witch who sucks at spells and is skeptical about the idea of winged Tinker Bells. But strange things have been going on at the metaphysical shop, The Green Fairy, where she works nights: black specks of movement out of the corner of her eye, mysterious buzzing noises, unidentified dragonfly carcasses in the basement, and a hidden cache of absinthe (aka fairy crack).

Kheelan is a human changeling. Raised with the fairies, he’s viewed as an inferior species whose only use is to serve his kidnappers. He’s been totally screwed by the Fae and his only goal in life is freedom. When he meets Skye, he sees an opportunity to escape. The last thing he needs is to be distracted by feelings for this quirky witch.

Skye stumbles upon the remains of dead fairies and is approached by Kheelan who has been sent to investigate the pixie murders. Funny thing is–he looks exactly like a part-time employee of the store who has autism. Skye falls for Kheelan, only to discover he’s using her to win his freedom. Hard to believe she’s really half-fairy and has secret powers when she can never get a spell to work right. But one night, after years of painful backaches from what she thought was scoliosis, Skye discovers a pair of sprouted wings.

As Samhain, the witch’s Halloween, draws near, she must make a bold move to claim her heritage and power, restore order in the fairy realm, and try to win Kheelan’s freedom and love. Absinthe, autism and augury meld into a paranormal cauldron where everything is not what it seems and the fairies are sly tricksters who can trap you in their realm.