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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Lolita Lopez's GRABBED Series (Guest Post/Giveaway)

Today we are happy to be a part of Lolita Lopez's tour for her GRABBED series!


Uniformly Hot!

There's just something about a man in uniform that revs my engine! Firefighters, medics, police officers, soldiers, Marines—I could go on and on. One of my favorite things to do while building the world of the Grabbed series was to drool over—ahem, I mean research—military and SWAT uniforms.

I settled on really intimidating black and gray garb for the Harcos sky warriors. I wanted them to wear clothing that looks harsh and strikes fear in the hearts of the civilian populations they police. When Hallie gets her first look at Vicious, the effect is instant…


***Excerpt from Grabbed By Vicious (Grabbed, Book 1)***

She’d never run so fast in her life. Lungs burning and ribs aching, Hallie leapt over a downed log and hit the mossy ground running. Her heart raced as she sprinted through the woods.
She couldn’t get caught. She had to evade the wild-eyed, vicious-looking man hot on her tail.
Her gaze darted around the forest for natural markers. She’d studied the grid all morning and had mentally mapped out various routes through the woods, all of them leading her straight to the safe zone. If she reached that space of refuge first, she couldn’t be Grabbed, couldn’t be claimed by one of those fearsome warriors from the sky ships.
Panic gripped her belly at the sound of snapping twigs and rustling brush behind her. She kicked up her pace, bare feet pounding the ground even quicker. Though her thighs and calves were on fire, she had to go faster. She might collapse when she reached the safe zone but that was better than being captured by that blue-eyed devil.
They were a strange people, these Harcos warriors. Unlike her ancestors who had arrived in this star system aboard a generational ship from Earth, the Harcos people were native to this sector. They were a warrior race of incredibly technologically advanced humans. They were larger than the average Earth descendant and ascribed to a rigid, militaristic society.
But they’d given Hallie’s ancestors this small planet named Calyx. Instead of firing upon the generational ship that had limped into their solar system, they’d rendered aid and brought her ancestors here to this beautiful, wild place. They’d established a sort of quarantine around the planet and viewed those Earth pioneers as an endangered species of sorts. No one came on to the planet, and no one got off, for nearly four hundred years.
Until the war raging in the system spilled on to Calyx and the insurgents came…
Hallie’s ears perked to the crunch of twigs and ground cover under heavy boots. She gulped but kept running. The image of the massive warrior made her belly tremble.
She’d noticed him watching her from the dais before the Grab began. One glimpse of the white-haired man who towered over the others had struck fear in her heart. She’d never seen a shade of hair that pale on a man in his prime, nor had she ever seen arms so thick and corded. The all-black military garb didn’t do much to soften his intimidating image. She’d noticed the insignia on the left side of his chest. He wasn’t a mere soldier. The man was an officer, which meant he was the most ruthless of the ruthless, one so brutal and vicious he’d managed to survive countless battles and proved himself more merciless than the other men.
And he wanted her.




GRABBED BY VICIOUS
Grabbed Series, Book 1
Hallie has never run so fast in her life. One of the frightening sky warriors from the warship Valiant is hot on her heels and intent on capturing her as his new bride. He takes her down and places his collar around her neck. With one word, he claims her.
Mine.
Born and bred for the military, Vicious has spent the last twenty-four years rising through the ranks. This dark-haired sprite ensnared him with one glance. Now she is his reward.
Despite her fear of Vicious, Hallie surrenders under his skillful hands and mouth. Vicious makes a promise to her. If she’ll submit to him, she’ll know only pleasure and comfort. After a lifetime of hardship, his offer tempts her greatly.
One night with Hallie and Vicious feels his protective instincts flaring. He’ll do anything to make her happy and keep her safe, even if that means surrendering his heart. Though he intended to master her, Vicious realizes it may be his sweet Hallie who masters him.
Available Now: Ellora's Cave | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | All Romance Ebooks | Kobo


CAUGHT BY MENACE
Grabbed Series, Book 2
Menace's plan to catch a sweet, docile woman is shot to hell when he's tackled by a dark-haired beauty who wants to save her friend from being Grabbed. Refusing to leave the planet's surface empty handed, Menace claims the spitfire with his collar.
Naya clawed her way off the streets of Connor's Run and vowed to never let any man have control over her. She plans to make Menace so miserable he'll set her free but the ruggedly sexy warrior disarms her with his unexpected patience and kindness.
Against her better judgment, Naya surrenders to Menace's masterful hands and mouth. Submitting to her new husband brings her more pleasure and happiness than she'd ever imagined possible. For the first time in her life, she willingly trusts a man to protect her.
But when her past misdeeds catch up with her, Naya puts the depth and strength of that love to the test. Determined to show her he's worthy of her trust, Menace will stop at nothing to save her.
Release Date TBA



ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
While browsing bookstore shelves as a teenager, Lo discovered the erotic writings of Anaïs Nin and A.N. Roquelaure. Certain her mother would not approve, Lo smuggled the books home and squirreled them away in the most likely of places: under her bed. Late at night, she delved into the sensual worlds both writers created.As a co-ed studying biochemistry and genetics at Texas A&M University, Lo dabbled in creating naughty tales to entertain her friends. Study for a midterm or pen a deliciously dirty story to delight her small band of fans? Not surprisingly, Lo is now on an extended sabbatical from college.Luckily, Lo stumbled onto the world of erotic romance publishers. She realized there were other readers and writers who loved and craved breathtaking romance with the spiciest of love scenes. She took a chance and submitted her first novella. The rest is history.Lo lives in Texas with her husband, daughter and big blubbering Great Dane with mommy issues. She also writes super sexy romances and scorching hot erotica with a New Adult flavor under the pen name Roxie RiveraConnect with Lolita: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads





GIVEAWAY DETAILS:
Lo is giving away the following prizes on her tour:
  • Grand Prize:  $25 gift card to Amazon to ONE lucky winner
  • Runners-Up:  FOUR(4) runners-up will receive winners choice of GRABBED BY VICIOUS or CAUGHT BY MENACE (winners that would like CAUGHT BY MENACE will have a few weeks wait until the books is released).

Lolita Lopez's GRABBED Series Blog Tour
5/06 - 5/19

5/06 - Romance Junkies
http://www.romancejunkies.com/rjblog/

5/07 - Book Lovin Mamas
http://booklovinmamas.blogspot.com//

5/09 - United by Books
http://unitedbybooks.blogspot.com/

5/10 - My Reading Obsession
http://4myreadingobsession.blogspot.com/

5/11 - Tiffy-Fit's 
http://tiffyfit.blogspot.com/

5/13 - Salacious Reads
http://www.salaciousreads.com/

5/13 - Riverina Romantics
http://riverinaromantics.blogspot.com/

5/14 - Wicked Readings
http://www.wickedreadingsbytawania.blogspot.com/

5/15 - Book Monster Reviews
http://www.bookmonsterreviews.com/

5/16 - Close Encounters
http://closeencounterswiththenightkind.blogspot.com/

5/17 - Larissa's Bookish Life
http://www.larissaslife.com/

5/17 - Salacious Reads
http://www.salaciousreads.com/

5/18 -Ramblings From This Chick
http://ramblingsfromthischick.blogspot.com/

5/19 - Reading Between The Wines
http://readingbetweenthewinesbookclub.blogspot.com/


8 comments:

Unknown said...

Popped over from my inbox to look around.

Unknown said...

OMG, those warriors sound like a handful :D I loved the blurbs, especially about how they capture their brides and make sweet promises *swoon*. They're definitely going on my wishlist.

Tala said...

Sounds interesting.

elizabeth said...

Sounds like a good series. A different take on couples getting together. Will have to add them to my list.

Thanks for the giveaway,

Elizabeth Gray

books4me said...

This sounds like an amazingly awesome series! I Hope there are many more books to come!!

Barrie

Unknown said...

Sounds good.

Unknown said...

your grabbed series sounds wonderful! can't wait to read them! :)
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Cheryl S. said...

WOW! Super HOT! I'm gonna have to check out Lolita Lopez's books. Thank you for the giveaway :)