Sunday, December 3, 2017

Writing Smokejumpers with Piper Stone of Burn+ #Giveaway

Writing Smokejumpers

I’ve been asked many times why I seem to have such an affinity for writing about firefighters and smokejumpers. There are several reasons including the fact I adore writing about action characters who live on the very precipice of danger. I also enjoy creating a sense of fear or anxiety with a little mystery and suspense. Romance of course is a key element, but show me a woman who doesn’t crave a dangerous man and… You know what I mean.

In penning the smokejumper series, I took a significant amount of time researching both Missoula Montana as well as the smokejumping profession. The city itself is magical and majestic, probably larger than you might imagine. The town located at the base of several mountain ranges, there are also three significant rivers running through the city. You can imagine the outdoor recreation including all snow related events. The area and portions west have the horrific fires that unfortunately we’ve seen on the news this year. Smokejumpers make certain that fires are kept away from foliage and structures by using chainsaws, axes and other specialty implements, creating trenches or removing portions of a forest to reduce fuel for a fire.

They are elite, hardworking and trained in manners that are much different than your typical firefighter. One major difference is that they don’t use water at all to abate a fire. I try and provide realistic details in every story, while making the words penned on the page entertaining. In my series, the men are passionate as well as dominating in their profession as well as their personal life. They exude sexuality and the women they love are very special indeed. After all, they have to share their men with a love of fire.

A hidden gem inside each book tells a tale that weaves the men together, and not just because of what they do. They also crave being the dominant in a relationship and believe in some rather old fashioned values – men being the head of the household. Now, what happens to the women who don’t obey their rules? Well, a little discipline is in order and often in the terms of a spanking. They belong to a special club they call Burnout. By invitation only, they share stories, ideas and ideals about domestic discipline. They are strong men but every one of them has a daunting past, a dark secret or an invasive desire to make changes in their lives.

But don’t worry. My heroines aren’t meek in any manner. They fight for their professions, their love and family, and are highly opinionated, which leads to some fiery experiences. Missoula Smokejumpers is a true series, weaving over a dozen secondary characters throughout. I think you just might fall in love with Stoker, Landen, Garcia, Riker, Boone, Sawyer and Antonio.

Look for a holiday piece, Embracing the Quiet Night, releasing on December 14th. And don’t worry, the Christmas celebration of love, hope and utter romance can be read as a stand alone.

(Missoula Smoke Jumpers #2) 
by Piper Stone
December 1, 2017
9/11. Too many memories. A burning pain. Scarred body and soul. Damaged beyond comprehension.
Fighting fires to save lives, unable to combat the devil inside, but I need more.
More… I need her. She’s my salvation and I will have her. No compromises.
Danger. Domination. Destruction.
The Jackals
An elite core of smokejumpers nestled in the heart of Missoula, Montana.
By day they indulge in their penchant for danger.
By night they exude passion.
Are you ready for their brand of domination?
Prevent. Protect. Preserve. This is their motto.
Publisher’s Note: This adult, action adventure romance offers suspense, danger, mystery, explicit scenes and power exchange elements. If any of these offend you, please do not purchase.

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About Piper Stone:
Best Selling author, Piper Stone writes in several genres including romantic suspense, thrillers, erotic romance, dark erotic, Domestic Discipline, spanking, Domination and submission and traditional romance. She has a love of the non-traditional, preferring to create worlds that defy the imagination. Wine and sous vide cooking are only second to her love of golden retrievers and you might find all three nestled in the pages of a book or two.

She has several releases from Blushing Books including Truth or Dare, His Demands – Dirty Little Secrets, Submissive For Hire, His Hidden Girl – Dirty Little Secrets, Becoming – Power Exchange and the Rescue Me Series, Maverick and Shadow. Her upcoming release, Burn, is book one in the Fire Devil Series.

She will also have several releases with Bethany’s Woodshed in the upcoming months.

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  1. I love the cover and book sounds great.

  2. I love the cover! This sounds like a great read!

  3. This sounds like could it could be intense mixed with sexiness!

  4. A great post. It takes some kind of courage to be a smoke jumper. Sounds very interesting. Thanks.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  5. The book sounds very intriguing, thank you for the reveal!


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