name is Kayla and I’m a blogger who believes in fairy tales. Through
the anonymity of my blog, along with my reviews of the steamy novels I
like to read, I tell the stories of my own search for love. No matter
how disastrous they turn out—and believe me, you will ask yourself ‘Did
that really happen?’—I never gave up, knowing my soul mate was out there
When my big brother invited me to move to Houston for a
semester of college, I jumped at the opportunity to leave my small
hometown to see what it was like to live in a big city. Having no
friends and not knowing where to go, I met a guy online and met up with
him that night. Because…YOLO, right?
Turns out, he was an okay guy.
Not ‘The One’, but still, a good enough guy to spend time with. But
then, he introduced me to his best friend Jason, and my world tilted on
its axis. The dark, tough, tatted-up guy, who was too broody for his own
good, captivated me.
But he made it perfectly clear, I wasn’t his type.
Blogger Diaries Trilogy is the true story of how I met, fell for, lost,
and got a second chance at love with my soul mate. The names of
everyone EXCEPT me, Jason, my family, and my best friend have been
changed to protect their identities. Full of youthful stupidity, leading
to bad decisions and lots of angst, it is a real life story, where
inevitably things are messy.
No one can look back at their late teens
and early twenties and not think of moments that make them ask, What
the hell was I thinking? Every second of this trilogy is true, exactly
as it happened.
The first book, ‘Wished For You’, is a tale of finding ‘the one’ too early, and then having to let them go.
NOTE: This is a true trilogy, meaning the first two books END ON
CLIFFHANGERS. But if you take the journey with me, in the end, I promise
you a happily ever after you will never forget.
I know I won’t.
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About the Author:
KD Robichaux wanted to be a romance author since the
first time she picked up her mom’s Sandra Brown books at the ripe old age of
twelve. She went to college to become a writer, but then married and had
babies. Putting her dream job on hold to raise her family as a stay at home mom,
who read entirely too much, she created a blog where she could keep her family
and friends up-to-date on all the hottest reads. From there, by word of mouth,
her blog took off and she began using her hard-earned degree as a Senior Editor
for Hot Tree Editing. When her kids started school, and with the encouragement
from her many author friends, she finally sat down and started working on her
first series, The Blogger Diaries, her very own real life romance.
Cover's photography was taken by Mike Fox in Pearland, Texas. You can find his other amazing work here: https://www.facebook.com/MikeFoxPhotographyBeauty
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"BANG is one of the most talked about books of 2014, quickly earning E.K. Blair acclaim for her ability to weave a dark, twisted tale of revenge that will keep you on the edge of your seat till the last word."
**Due to the dark and explicit nature of this book, it is recommended for mature audiences only.*
This novella takes place in Mexico and follows Kid after he and his girlfriend, Nancy, are taken hostage by a group of men led by Caleb. Unbeknownst to Kid or Nancy, they are taken to the mansion of Felipe Villanueva, an eccentric crime boss with a taste for the taboo.
Wrongfully accused by Nancy of the attempted rape and subsequent assault of Caleb’s escaped captive, “Kitten”, Kid is tortured by his captors.
We join Kid in the dungeon, where he is about to meet Felipe and his companion Celia for the first time…
"I own you. I have the piece of paper to prove it. It's undeniable and unbreakable. You belong to me until you've paid off your debts." Nila Weaver's family is indebted. Being the first born daughter, her life is forfeit to the first born son of the Hawks to pay for sins of ancestors past. The dark ages might have come and gone, but debts never leave. She has no choice in the matter. She is no longer free.
Jethro Hawk receives Nila as an inheritance present on his twenty-ninth
birthday. Her life is his until she's paid off a debt that's centuries old. He can do what he likes with her--nothing is out of bounds--she has to obey. There are no rules. Only payments.
*Debt Inheritance is a full length book at 252 pages and ends on a cliffhanger.
Buenísimas noticias para los lectores hispanoparlantes, o como los llama mi publicista Lectores Oscuros, CJ en Español llegó para quedarse.
A partir de esta semana, se encuentra en línea CJ Roberts en Español, mi sitio web oficial para todos mis lectores hispanoparlantes; donde podrán encontrar mi biografía y datos interesantes; información sobre La Trilogía Oscura y enlaces de compra; registrarse como parte de mi Street Team o en el Ejército de Bloggers, y ¡mucho, mucho más!
¿Qué tal si para celebrarlo hacemos un Sorteo de La Trilogía Oscura Autografiada?
¿Les suena la idea cierto? Como los conozco ya ;)
¿Qué tienen que hacer? Pues es sencillo. Registrense para mi Boletin Informativo, pues claro vengo con una Newsletter en Español para mantener un contacto mensual con todos ustedes.
Antes de despedirme, quiero agradecerles sinceramente por su apoyo a La Trilogía Oscura y recordarles que por favor la compren en digital o en papel a través de las tiendas en línea, sé que es complicado pero no contamos con el apoyo de una editorial que lleve la serie hasta las librerías locales.
No olviden comprar La Trilogía Oscura y preordenar (cuando estén disponibles los enlaces) Determinado a Obedecer, la historia corta de Kid y Felipe.
Some things I'd like to mention that I hope you'll be interested in.
#1: AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS
I am currently selling autographed books. Place your order between now and Friday, 14 November, and your book order fill be filled in time for the holidays. Order Here #2: DARK DUET TV SERIES PETITION
As you know, the DARK DUET has been optioned to become a television series. I would really love it if you'd sign the petition so we can have it on a big network. Personally, I want it on Netflix. Sign it here
#3 MY GIVEAWAY IS STILL LIVE
For the next 13 hours, you can still enter to win an autographed copy of Determined to Obey and several other ebooks. Enter Here
#4 CURL-UP WITH YOUR E-READER EVENT
I'll be attending the Curl Up with Your e-Reader Release Party in support of Marina Adair, Elisabeth Barrett, and Joya Ryan! We're celebrating the release of their fall titles...just in time for the holidays!
So many super awesome authors will be joining us throughout the day to hang out, chat, and give away prizes! Stick around all day, because you won't want to miss a thing!
The grand prize for this event is a 2014 Kindle Fire loaded with a book each from your lovely hostesses (3 books in all). Join Us Here
Who stayed up until midnight last night so they could be the first to read DETERMINED TO OBEY? LOL. By now, I hope you’re all curled up with your e-readers and enjoying all the hawtness. Check in with The Release Party throughout the day today to enjoy our amazing line-up of special guests, giveaways, Q&A, and general porny goodness.
As a special offer, I will send an AUTOGRAPHED POST CARD to the first 500 people who write and post a review of DETERMINED TO OBEY or DARK DUET |PLATINUM EDITION. Best of all, it gives you 10 entries into the giveaway. Two reviews gets you two postcards.
Love you all and THANK YOU for your support.
Determined to Obey comes out tomorrow and I'll be honest, I'm sort of crapping my pants. I really hope you're all ready for some seriously hot, man-on-man-on-woman action! PLEASE don't forget to leave a review. I depend on them more than you know!
The Release Party kicks off tomorrow at 10am EST and runs through 10pm EST. There will be special guests every hour, all day long. Join us to take advantage of giveaways, Q & A with your favorite authors, meet some NEW authors, and of course read or post reviews of Determined to Obey. It's going to be a blast and many of the special guests, including myself, are also Veterans. So stop by and help us celebrate the release and our special day.
I also used my zero skills to make a little video teaser. Hope you like it and share!
P.S. I could use a little TLC in the review department for my box set Dark Duet | Platinum Edition. As most of you have already read The Dark Duet, you're fully qualified to leave a review for the box set and it would really help me out since very few people seem to know it exists. LOL
Always finds herself in the hands of the wrong master: Gentle at first, then brutally sadistic and abusive. She no longer believes it’s possible to find a man who will be gentle with her. After seeing a kink-friendly therapist for months, the doctor makes her an illicit offer she isn’t yet smart enough to refuse: “Let me find you a good master.”
Is a borderline sociopath with a dark and brutal past. Only taking his sadistic urges out on the women at a submissive training house allows him to sleep through the night. When Brian sees Mina, she should be ripe for the picking, but her damage is too similar to his own. Can he fight past his demons to protect the one person he considers worth saving?
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Greetings, Smutketeers! I made you a promise several months ago to finish a little alternate universe story featuring Caleb and Livvie in a 'body swap' situation. I never finished it because I was working on the rewrite of DETERMINED TO OBEY so it didn't make it into the bonus material for DARK DUET | PLATINUM EDITION. Instead, I've decided to write it a little at a time, for free, every Friday. Here's how it works: 1. I post what I've written. 2. You leave a comment requesting what you'd like to happen next. 3. If your comment has the most supporters, I will take your suggestion and write a minimum of 500 words to post on the following #FFF 4. Repeat until the story is finished. Since I've already started the story. Go, read, and let's get those suggestions going for this Friday. <3 CJ Whispers in the Dark
by CJ Roberts
A/N: This is strictly AU and not 'part of the series', but enjoy it nonetheless. Also, this is unedited, so please forgive my errors. ;)
Caleb smiled as consciousness crept over him slowly. Livvie was pressed against his back, naked and warm, her deep breaths in his ear. She’d never spooned him before. The feeling was alien, but kind of nice. He shifted a bit and was surprised to find Livvie’s body covered him from head to toe. There was something odd about that, he thought. Wait. There was something really odd about that.
No more creeping; consciousness slammed into him and his adrenaline spiked. He sat up in bed and threw the covers off of them. Tits! He had fucking tits! He looked beside him and screamed a girly scream as he encountered his own body lying in the bed next to him.
His body opened its eyes in panic and sat up, staring at him in horror as they both screamed into one another’s faces. Caleb continued to scream as he watched his body faint and collapse onto the mattress.
Caleb scrambled out of bed on shorter legs than he was accustomed and raced into the bathroom to look at his reflection in the mirror. Livvie’s terrified eyes stared back at him in the mirror. “What the fuck?” Caleb whispered in Livvie’s voice. With trembling hands, he touched his breasts and encountered his pebbled nipples. He gasped. “No, no, no, no, no.” Continuing his exploration, he brushed his polished fingernails down his soft brown stomach and reached into his lace panties. His palm curled over his pussy. He stared at himself in the mirror, still unable to process what was happening and yet aware that it most certainly was happening – he’d switched bodies with Livvie.
Licking familiar lips in an unfamiliar way, he steeled himself for what he had to do next. His head poked out of the bathroom slowly and he let himself look at his body, the body he wasn’t fucking inhabiting, on the bed. Livvie was in there, probably just as terrified as he was. Regardless of his new tits and pussy, he was still a man, and his job was still to protect Livvie no matter what.
He…she…whatever, took hesitant steps toward the bed and gently sat next to…Livvie. “Livvie,” he whispered and carefully nudged her/his shoulder. “Please, Livvie, wake up. This shit is too weird to go through alone.” Livvie groaned deep in her throat and it came out sounding gruff, threatening, and distinctly male. It freaked Caleb the hell out, but he ignored his fear in a way he’d perfected over the course of his life.
Livvie’s eyelids began to flutter. She could hear a feminine voice coaxing her toward waking. Claudia? I don’t remember her staying the night. Livvie stretched and her limbs felt as though they went on forever. “Mmm,” she moaned. She felt…a little aroused…but in a way she’d never felt before; it throbbed instead of tingled and the location was a little different; lower belly instead of between her legs.
“Please don’t freak out again, Livvie. I need your help to figure this out.”
“Mmhmm,” Livvie sighed. She was really trying to get up but couldn’t quite manage it.
“Livvie! You’re in my fucking body. Wake up!” A panicked voice said and broke through Livvie’s fog. Her thoughts organized themselves in rapid fire. She’d woken up and come face to face with herself, but not herself, someone else in her body. She’d fainted.
Livvie shot up in bed, panting, and came face to face with herself again. Full of instincts she didn’t know she possessed, she tackled her doppelganger and pinned her—it—to the bed. “Who the fuck are you and why do you look like me?” Livvie paused at the sound of her voice and took notice of her long, pale, and muscled arms. She gasped and scrambled away from the body beneath her, knocking everything off the nightstand in the process. She stared at the person struggling to sit up on the bed.
“Livvie,” her doppelganger whimpered. “I know! But please, calm down.” She sat up, sniffled, and wiped tears from her eyes. “Fuck. I never realized how strong I am. Do me a favor and watch your…my…strength. That really hurt.”
“What the hell is going on?” Livvie said. “Why do I sound like a man?” She stretched her arms out in front of her and recognized Caleb’s arms. She ran her hands over her chest and noticed a distinct lack of breasts and the presence of hard muscle. She locked eyes with her doppelganger and slowly reached farther down for her…Oh my god, I have a dick. Caleb’s dick! “C-Caleb? Baby? Are you in there?”
‘Caleb’ nodded. “Yeah, I’m in here. Please come here and let me hold you.”
Livvie nodded. She could really use a hug right now. Closing the distance between them, she awkwardly arranged her masculine limbs so that Caleb could wrap his feminine arms around her and rock them. “Caleb, how did this happen? How do we make it stop?”
“I don’t know, Kitten. We’ll figure it out though, I promise. We just have to think logically about this, retrace out steps. For all we know, all we have to do is go back to sleep and wake up in our own bodies.” He kissed Livvie’s stubbled cheek. This is too weird.
“Caleb, for all we know this is permanent! Oh, God! What if it’s permanent?” She began to hyperventilate.
Caleb rocked back and forth with more force. “Shhh, Kitten. Don’t panic, you’ll faint again, and you’re way too heavy for me to lift in this condition.” He forced a laugh. “Why didn’t you ever tell me I’m so heavy?” Livvie started crying. “Shit. Come on, Kitten. You’re going to ruin my reputation if you keep crying like that,” he said, only half joking.
“You were crying!” She accused in Caleb’s voice but with her own whiny intonation.
“I was not! That was like, one tear, and I’m sure it was on account of your girl hormones reacting to being hit by a fucking wall of solid muscle. Seriously, your body—my body—is a trained killing machine. You have to specifically try not to hurt me until we get this figured out.”
“Stop trying to make me laugh. This is serious, Caleb.” Livvie drew her limbs in as tightly as possible to surround herself in Caleb’s comforting embrace, but her new body wouldn’t allow for much.
“I know it’s serious, Livvie. I also know that sitting around crying and wondering what the hell is going on has never helped anyone. We’ve been through more serious tragedies. We’ll get through this too.” Caleb stroked Livvie’s hair in the way he enjoyed. He didn’t enjoy having a man in his lap, even if the body belonged to him; it was too reminiscent of a past long buried and dead. He held onto his wits for Livvie’s sake.
Silence stretched out between them for several minutes. “I’m sorry, “ Livvie whispered calmly.
“I understand,” he replied honestly.
“Do you really think it could be as simple as going back to sleep and waking up?” Livvie wasn’t confident in the solution, but then again, waking up in your boyfriend’s body wasn’t exactly a thing you could Google.
Caleb’s heart began a wild beat. The most logical solution would be to do everything exactly as they had done the day before in the hopes of replicating and therefore reversing whatever had happened. His problem stemmed from the knowledge that he’d have to let Livvie fuck him, a thought that twisted his insides if he contemplated it too long. He cleared his throat. “We can try it. If it doesn’t work…” He licked his soft, girl lips nervously. “We’ll try something else.”
“What do we do in the meantime? I obviously can’t go to work like this and I definitely don’t want you wandering around in my body.”
His interest was piqued. “What are you afraid I’ll discover? I have half a mind to visit with all your male co-workers you seem too fond of.”
Livvie sat up and glared at Caleb. “You wouldn’t dare!” Caleb smirked and raised a brow. It was disconcerting to see her own face mimicking an expression she’d seen thousands of times on Caleb’s. Like staring into a mirror while it does something you’re not.
"I would dare a lot of things, Livvie." He smiled.
Livvie grinned like the Cheshire cat. "Oh, but baby...you're forgetting about all the new things I can do in this body." She reached up and placed a firm grip on Caleb's shoulder. She shivered when she detected fear in Caleb's eyes. She felt powerful in a way she never had before, like she'd woken up with superpowers. Heat pooled in her stomach and a heavy weight began to take shape. She glanced down her body and gasped through a wide smile. Her first hard-on was glorious! Her eyes cut back to Caleb.
His eyes were wide. "You—” he cleared his throat and swallowed, “You wouldn’t fucking dare.”
If you're reading this - THANK YOU. I recently went through the very humbling experience of spending more on the production of a book than I earned opening week.
In retrospect, I can't blame anyone but myself. I know how many of you already own the DARK DUET in both ebook & paperback (you're awesome). Naturally, the box set (even with the added 300pgs of bonus material) could never match the sales of the past three years since book one, CAPTIVE IN THE DARK was released. That'll teach me to abandon my cynicism, LOL. However, it's an amazing deal for NEW readers so I hope you'll continue to help me spread the word.
I'm hopeful that the release of DETERMINED TO OBEY on November 11th will go much better since the story is new and sold independently.
It's probably unusual for an author to admit a reboot didn't go well, but in the spirit of this wonderful indie movement, I want to help my fellow authors' learn from my mistakes.
1. I should have put a box set together as soon as I published the final book in the series. With all the frenzy of a new release, new readers would have been drawn to the box set as a way to catch up and also save money.
2. Don't spend money you're not willing to lose. Publishing a book is always a risk and a gamble. However, this is not an excuse for publishing poorly edited work. Editing is non-negotiable, but things like formatting, marketing, and other things you can teach yourself to do are.
3. If you have to write to eat, make sure you're writing something that's going to feed you. I've never written an MMF under my CJ Roberts name. Only November 11th will tell if my readers are ready and willing to follow me into the world of bisexual sex. I'll keep you posted.
4. Beware of optimism. Make the best decisions you can, based on the FACTS you have available.
Speaking of #4
I regret to inform everyone I will be cancelling all but three of my SCHEDULED EVENTS for 2015. The FACTS are - I need to write a new full-length novel and make it back onto the bestseller lists before I can afford to attend book signings again. My deepest apologies to everyone who hoped to meet me at The British Book Affair in London next year. I'm super bummed! Fingers crossed for 2016 (pesky optimism).
HOWEVER, anyone who would like to ORDER AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS in time for the holidays may do so 1 Nov - 15 Nov. Orders placed after these dates may not arrive in time but you CAN still order.