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    Thompson & Sons

    For over 30 years Thompson and Sons has been the local garage for the Rocky Mountain House area. Look for small town lovin’ and fightin’ with sexy happily-ever-afters for the five siblings of the current generation. A 5 book spin -off series loosely connected with the Six Pack Ranch world.

    Book One: Ride Baby Ride
    Final Book in Series: A Wild Ride

    “Arend writes gripping, emotional, heat-filled stories that grab you by the heart and don’t let go.” ~Jaci Burton, New York Times Bestselling author~

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    Adrenaline Search & Rescue

    LIFELINE: an elite search-and-rescue squad based out of Banff, Alberta. Specializing in high-risk rescue missions, this team goes wherever the job takes them…

    Becki & Marcus: High Risk
    Alisha & Devon: High Passion
    Erin & Tim: High Seduction

    “Arend proves once again that no matter the genre, she’s a master.” ~Lauren Dane, New York Times Bestselling author~

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    Granite Lake Wolves

    This series of light-hearted paranormal stories is set in the wilderness of the Yukon and Alaska. The stories follow the members of the Granite Lake wolf pack as they deal with life and love as shifters.

    Also see Takhini Wolves – same world, longer stories.

    First in Series: Wolf Signs
    Final Release: Wolf Nip

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    Takhini Wolves

    Lighthearted paranormal stories based in the city of Whitehorse before bursting out into the wilderness of Alaska and the Yukon. The stories follow the members of the Takhini wolf pack as the new Alpha, local humans, bear shifters and others deal with falling in love and kicking ass.

    Also see Granite Lake Wolves – same world, shorter stories.

    Rita® Nominated Best Paranormal Romance 2014: Diamond Dust
    Final book in series: Moon Shine

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    Six Pack Ranch

    The Coleman family has ranched in the Rocky Mountain House area of Alberta for generations. These modern day contemporary cowboy romance stories follow the current family members as they find both their place in the community and happy-ever-afters.

    Latest Release: Rocky Mountain Devil
    Final Novel in series: Rocky Mountain Home

    “Vivian Arend pours intense passion into her novels...” ~Library Journal~

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24 Sep 2008

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Back in the saddle again

By Vivian Arend

Rocky Mountain Heat is completed! Throwing confetti and cowboy boots in the air.

I’m real happy with this one. The story has been a lot of fun but I’m the most proud because it’s my first ‘real’ story ever. RMH is the fifth story I’ve completed but the first four have all been fantasy or paranormal.

It’s nice to know I can write in a real world setting.

I had to do a complete re-write on chapter eight. The first version was heading off into very emotional and very powerful territory but there was no way I’d be done in 10K. So I’ve now learned another skill. The ‘how to add 25K to your work’.

I now have another option if I don’t get selected for the anthology. I could always go back and use the first emotional version and then add enough to get the story to full length novel. Options are good things.

But for now I’ll just enjoy the feeling of having another notch on my writer’s belt.

And move back to my wolves who have been so kind to stay quiet but are now clamouring for a chance to share the mischief they want to make.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force folk to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile disfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile dysfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any medication may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your remedy.

19 Sep 2008

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How do I love you?

By Vivian Arend

Let me count the ways…

Writing a romance novel with heat involved means I get to have my choice of what kind of mischief the characters are going to get up to, (or down to…) right?

Wrong.

My cowboys hit the crucial point of the story and I thought they were off to a nice private cabin for the main event.

Silly me! First I’m told there will be an interlude in the parking lot, some very dangerous driving on the way home and then…Well, let’s just say Blake’s got great staying power. I had to move a chapter title back becasue the foreplay is dragging out longer than I thought.

And I haven’t had a chance to plan any other mischief for them. I guess I should just let them go for it, they’re pretty interesting without me!

List of lovin’ since leaving the pool hall:
-kisses
-climax for her by hand along with lots more kisses
-sexy show and tell session
-striptease, her
-striptease, him
-kisses
-breast play
-oral sex for her
-intercourse (with kisses)
-kisses

I think they’re taking a breather. I know I need one.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force folk to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile dysfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile disfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any curing may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

18 Sep 2008

{ Comments Off on Getting feedback }

Getting feedback

By Vivian Arend

I think I’m finally starting to find some people to be readers for my work.

Finally… that sounds so huge and long and lonely! I’ve only been writing since Nov 07, writing stories to try and publish since May 08. But the first thing I submitted I don’t think I got any feedback before I submitted it.

Of course when you do get people to read your work you then have to take feedback. Luckily the feedback’s been positive so far, but since I
A) can’t spell and
B)write really fast and
C) I’m a three finger typist,
I know I’ve got weird and wonderful boo-boos all lined up for exploring.

I have noticed that my writing is improving. At least, I think it’s improving. Re-reading parts of my sold story I’m already going ‘ouch, I should have…’ Now I have to figure out how to maintain the same kind of voice for any stories in the series and still let my writing mature.

So the point of this ramble is that I’ve started a checklist of things to review as I write but more for after when I edit.
Looking for ‘ing’ and ‘as’ and, in this last story ‘had’. (I never knew it was possible to include so many ‘had’s. Ghastly!!)

So thank you to my readers who are teaching me along the way. I’m glad the stories are entertaining you while you work!

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force people to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile disfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile dysfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any curing may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

18 Sep 2008

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Hitting the ‘Send’ Button

By Vivian Arend

I’m 98% ready to send in The Wind and The Sun. Trying to get all the pieces together is like doing a puzzle.

Final spell check and read through for missing words. Story Synopsis, cover letter. Word count and pen name and…

I guess like anything else I wish it were simple to be able to send the story off with a ‘hey, wanna read something?’

Writing is fun. Jumping through hoops is not.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force men to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile malfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile disfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any medication may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

16 Sep 2008

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Rocky Mountain Heat Excerpt

By Vivian Arend

Rocky Mountain Heat 2008 Vivian Arend

He looked at Jaxi again, lying in his lap so innocently. He was such an ass. Even while he wanted to break his brother’s head for trying to touch her, he had to force himself to stop from reaching to see if her skin was as soft as it looked.

She moaned and her limbs jerked, arms flailing. She struck the dash with one hand, the wheel with the other.

“Whoa, Jaxi, take it easy, hon.” He laid a restraining hand on her shoulder.

“Travis?”

“No, Slick, it’s Blake. Remember?”

Jaxi rolled over to stare at him. Her eyes were glazed and she seemed to focus on something beyond his head. Her face flushed hotter and anger flared across her face.

“Damn it, Travis, I told you I wouldn’t give you head while you drive. Pull over right now.”

Holy shit!

“Jaxi, it’s Blake… you’re sick, hon—”

“Pull the truck over now, you son of a bitch.” She forced herself to a sitting position, body weaving from side to side. “I swear, Travis Coleman, you’re going to be the death of me. Stop now or I’ll tell him.”

Tell who? Tell what?

She was yelling at him now, smacking her fists into his arm. She wasn’t hitting him hard enough to cause any pain but she was knocking herself around. Blake grabbed her with one hand, pinned her arms against him, and steered the truck and trailer off to the side of the road as quickly as possible.

“Jaxi, you’ve got to relax. It’s not Travis, it’s Blake. Ah, damn it, Slick, you are one sick little girl.”

“Yeah, well, you’re pretty sick yourself. You want to break up with me but you want one final farewell, is that it? Fine by me.”

Hell, she must have heard Travis back at the fairgrounds. Now what did he do? Try to calm her down or let Travis drown in the hole he’d dug for himself?

She threw her leg across his lap like she was jumping on a calf in the roping contest.

“This is it. You hear me? As of tomorrow we’re not a couple anymore and you can go fuck whoever you want without me around as a decoy. I’ve had enough of the pretending.” While she spoke her hands slipped the buckle on his belt in one smooth motion and Blake jerked. He scrambled for her wrists, trying to catch her, trying to stop her as she dragged down his zipper and dipped her hands into his jeans.

They were pinned between the back of the bench and the steering wheel. It was the only reason she got her fingers into the fly of his boxer briefs where, against his will, his erection rose to meet her.

He wasn’t getting excited because it was Jaxi, just because it was a female wrapping her fingers around his thickening girth and pulling him free into the warm afternoon air. That’s what he tried to tell himself. It wasn’t because this was Jaxi and Blake had dreamed of this for longer than he wanted to admit.

No, it was strictly an automatic male reaction. He wasn’t the kind of asshole to sit and let his brother’s feverish, soon to be ex-girlfriend give him a hand job at the side of the road. He wasn’t such a jerk he’d actually try to justify letting her keep touching him for a couple more seconds because it was the best thing he’d ever felt in his life, her soft hands running up and down the length of his now fully engaged cock.

And then he realized he didn’t quite know how to stop her. He didn’t want to talk and have her suddenly become aware of what she was doing to him, Blake, and not Travis as she imagined. He couldn’t reach to open the door and every time he tried to grab her wrists she swore and jerked harder, sending jolts of fire up his already sensitized nerve-endings. Stopping her that way might have a permanent impact on his ability to ever have sex again.

He was going to burn in hell forever for this one.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force people to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile malfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile dysfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any treatment may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medicine.

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