Evernight Celebrates 7 Years of Publishing!

Head on over to Facebook and join me for Evernight’s 7th Birthday Celebration!

I will be chatting with you on Thursday, October 26th, at 4 pm EST. I’ll be happy to talk about my upcoming novel, The Nullifier. Or we can discuss Day, the final book of my Stronghold series. Or you can just… well, ask me anything!

There will be all sorts of fun photos and teasers and general ridiculousness you won’t want to miss. 😀

Author line-up (all times Eastern/NY Time):

Thursday, 10/26/2017
9:30 – 10:00 AM Ravenna Tate
10:00 – 10:30 AM Sam Crescent
10:30 – 11:00 AM Lynn Burke
11:00 – 11:30 AM Iyana Jenna
1:00 – 2:00 PM ASK THE ARTIST: Jay Aheer
2:00 – 3:00 PM ASK THE EDITOR: Christine Klocek-Lim
3:00 – 3:30 PM Kory Steed
3:30 – 4:00 PM Nicola Cameron
4:00 – 4:30 PM Erin Leaf
4:30 – 5:00 PM Naomi Clark
5:00 – 5:30 PM Jocelyn Dex
5:30 – 6:00 PM Melody Jewell
6:30 – 7:00 PM Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy
7:00 – 7:30 PM Cecile Tellier
7:30 – 8:00 PM L.D. Blakeley
8:00 – 8:30 PM Roe Valentine
8:30 – 9:00 PM J. J. Lore
9:00 – 9:30 PM Angelique Voisen

Friday, 10/27/2017
9:00 – 9:30 AM Lea Bronsen
9:30 – 10:00 AM Katherine Wyvern
10:30 – 11:00 AM Jessie Pinkham
11:00 – 11:30 AM Allyson Young
11:30 – 12:00 PM Peri Elizabeth Scott author
12:00 – 12:30 PM Aletta Thorne
2:00 – 2:30 PM Tanya Jean Russell
2:30 – 3:00 PM Katerina Ross
5:00 – 5:30 PM Elyzabeth M. VaLey
5:30 – 6:00 PM C. E. Vescio / Cara Vescio
6:00 – 6:30 PM ASK THE EDITOR: Diana Stager Thomas
6:30 – 7:00 PM Lorraine Nelson
7:30 – 8:00 PM Megan Morgan
8:00 – 8:30 PM Magali Fréchette
8:30 – 9:00 PM Jean Maxwell
9:00 – 9:30 PM Libby Bishop
10:30 – 11:00 PM April Zyon Author

 

 

TRR Readers’ Choice Awards nomination round!

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I have four books up to be nominated in The Romance Reviews Readers’ Choice Awards! Woo!

Nomination Round Voting is from March 14 – 31.

~ Alpha Shaman ~ Handy Harry ~ Captive Fire ~ Bitter Bite ~

Click on the covers to nominate my stories!

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A lot of other Evernight authors are also nominated. If you can show them some love, it would be greatly appreciated. 😀

Books need at least 50 nominations to move to the final round. Nominate your favorite Evernight books here

 

Handy Harry is a TRR Top Pick!

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I’m so happy that The Romance Reviews loved Handy Harry! Read some of the review:

“The book has a bit of unresolved sexual tension before Harry and Rufus finally get together and when they do, it is even hotter due to the build-up over those few weeks when they yearn from afar. The love scenes themselves are erotic and explicit, but without being coarse. You get the connection between the two characters, there is emotional depth as well as the physical acts.”

Read the rest of the review.

buy links: Evernight – Amazon – ARe – BookStrand – Barnes & Noble – Smashwords – Kobo – iBooks

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Contemporary, Gay Erotic Romance (MM), Humor, May/Dec
Word Count: 15,340
Heat Level: 3
Published By: Evernight Publishing

Click here to read an excerpt.

Reclusive artist Rufus Ward’s house needs repair, but he hates demolition and dust. However, when handyman Harry Hande rings his doorbell, Rufus lets him in—he’s everything the famous painter likes in a man: young, sexy, and somewhat confused about his sexuality. Rufus thought he was done with dating, but Harry is hot enough to push him from loneliness into love.

Harry’s sensible demeanor disguises desperation. His brother is a jerk and he needs to move out, but his fledgling business isn’t quite ready to support him. Rufus is supposed to be just another client, but when they meet, all of Harry’s preconceived notions of attraction are demolished. Lust launches him into the dare of a lifetime. Will letting Rufus draw him nude destroy him, or will his true nature come out?

What are people saying about Handy Harry?

The Romance Reviews — top pick!

“Ms. Leaf has written a complete story with deep characterization and engaging leads.”

Redz World Reviews — 5 shooting stars!

“I loved the chemistry Ward and Harry have. I could really feel it as I read their love story.”

Queer Centric Books — 5 stars!

Handy Harry by Erin Leaf is a story of finding the right person in a place you never, ever would have looked.”

The TBR Pile — 4 stars!

“I love watching Harry as he gave real thought to being with a man for the first time.”

 

5 shooting stars for HANDY HARRY! #review

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Redz World Reviews loved HANDY HARRY! 5 Shooting Stars!

I loved the chemistry Ward and Harry have. I could really feel it as I read their love story.

Read the rest of the review.

buy links: Evernight – Amazon – ARe – BookStrand – Barnes & Noble – Smashwords – Kobo – iBooks

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Contemporary, Gay Erotic Romance (MM), Humor, May/Dec
Word Count: 15,340
Heat Level: 3
Published By: Evernight Publishing

Click here to read an excerpt.

Reclusive artist Rufus Ward’s house needs repair, but he hates demolition and dust. However, when handyman Harry Hande rings his doorbell, Rufus lets him in—he’s everything the famous painter likes in a man: young, sexy, and somewhat confused about his sexuality. Rufus thought he was done with dating, but Harry is hot enough to push him from loneliness into love.

Harry’s sensible demeanor disguises desperation. His brother is a jerk and he needs to move out, but his fledgling business isn’t quite ready to support him. Rufus is supposed to be just another client, but when they meet, all of Harry’s preconceived notions of attraction are demolished. Lust launches him into the dare of a lifetime. Will letting Rufus draw him nude destroy him, or will his true nature come out?

 

 

 

Queer Centric Books loved HANDY HARRY! 5 stars! #review

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Queer Centric Books loved Handy Harry! — 5 stars!

“…within these few pages is a great story of finding love where and when you least expect it”

Read the rest of the review.

buy links: Evernight – Amazon – ARe – BookStrand – Barnes & Noble – Smashwords – Kobo – iBooks

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Contemporary, Gay Erotic Romance (MM), Humor, May/Dec
Word Count: 15,340
Heat Level: 3
Published By: Evernight Publishing

Click here to read an excerpt.

Reclusive artist Rufus Ward’s house needs repair, but he hates demolition and dust. However, when handyman Harry Hande rings his doorbell, Rufus lets him in—he’s everything the famous painter likes in a man: young, sexy, and somewhat confused about his sexuality. Rufus thought he was done with dating, but Harry is hot enough to push him from loneliness into love.

Harry’s sensible demeanor disguises desperation. His brother is a jerk and he needs to move out, but his fledgling business isn’t quite ready to support him. Rufus is supposed to be just another client, but when they meet, all of Harry’s preconceived notions of attraction are demolished. Lust launches him into the dare of a lifetime. Will letting Rufus draw him nude destroy him, or will his true nature come out?

 

Handy Harry release day!

buy links: Evernight – Amazon – AReBookStrand

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Contemporary, Gay Erotic Romance (MM), Humor, May/Dec
Word Count: 15,340
Heat Level: 3
Published By: Evernight Publishing

Reclusive artist Rufus Ward’s house needs repair, but he hates demolition and dust. However, when handyman Harry Hande rings his doorbell, Rufus lets him in—he’s everything the famous painter likes in a man: young, sexy, and somewhat confused about his sexuality. Rufus thought he was done with dating, but Harry is hot enough to push him from loneliness into love.

Harry’s sensible demeanor disguises desperation. His brother is a jerk and he needs to move out, but his fledgling business isn’t quite ready to support him. Rufus is supposed to be just another client, but when they meet, all of Harry’s preconceived notions of attraction are demolished. Lust launches him into the dare of a lifetime. Will letting Rufus draw him nude destroy him, or will his true nature come out?

Story excerpt:

“No, don’t be sorry. I started it when I flirted with you. I shouldn’t have flown off the handle.” Rufus flicked his pencil across the floor. “And now I’ve killed the mood entirely.”

Harry took a deep breath. “Not entirely.” His heart banged against his ribs. He felt like he was in a fast car driving for the edge of a cliff.

Rufus looked at him. “Oh?”

Harry lifted a shoulder. “I was curious. And I’m kind of being an ass because I had a weird day. That’s on me.”

“Hmm.” Rufus narrowed his eyes. “Are you still curious?” He stood up.

Harry stared at him. How could one man suddenly look so much bigger? He dropped his eyes nervously, fixing his gaze on a small hole in his jeans near his knee. He really should retire this pair. It would be bad to give clients the wrong impression if they thought he didn’t care about his appearance…

“Curious enough to play?”

Rufus’s voice was much closer. God, grow a pair, Harry. He forced himself to look up. The artist he’d admired for years stood right next to his chair. Loomed, actually. Rufus’s crotch was at face level and Harry knew that bulge was every bit as real as his own impossible-to-ignore erection.

“Yeah,” he said, looking up Rufus’s body.

The artist smiled at him, green eyes darkening. “Touch me. No more screwing around.”

Harry frowned. “What?”

Rufus dropped to his knees and put both hands on Harry’s thighs. “Touch me.”

Harry almost stopped breathing as the warmth from Rufus’s palms penetrated the thin denim. “Where?”

“Jesus, Harry. You’re a real piece of work, aren’t you?” Rufus shook his head and leaned in, brushing Harry’s cheek with his lips. “Fucking kiss me.” He leaned back and licked his lips. “I promise I won’t bite.”

God help me, I want him to bite. Harry’s hands shook as he gripped Rufus’s forearms and dragged him close. “This is nuts.”

Rufus laughed, and then he was kissing Harry, aggressive and perfect. The man didn’t beat around the bush. Harry moaned as peppermint burst across his tongue and then somehow Rufus’s hands were in his hair, holding tight. “Fuck,” Harry said. He couldn’t breathe. He couldn’t move.

“Maybe,” Rufus said, then dove in again, nipping at Harry’s lips. “You taste like cherries.”

“I was eating candy in the car,” Harry said, voice cracking when Rufus slid his lips down his jaw. “You taste like mint.”

“I like sweet things,” Rufus said, licking Harry’s neck.

“Fuck.” Harry gripped Rufus’s biceps and pushed him back. “Stop. I’m not sweet.”

Rufus paused. “You’re blowing hot and cold, Harry.” He turned his hands over and gripped Harry’s forearms, hard.

Harry flushed. “I don’t know what I want.”

“You’re hot and bothered, and you don’t know why the fuck you’re feeling that way about another man.” Rufus leaned in and kissed him quick and hard. “I get it.”

He doesn’t know me. Harry gritted his teeth, thinking about the anger on his brother’s face as they’d argued that morning. Fuck it. “I’ve had dreams about making out with a guy.”

Rufus smiled. “I figured.”

Harry flushed again. “Fuck you.”

Abruptly, Rufus tipped over Harry’s chair, sending him backward to the floor. Harry didn’t even have time to yell before Rufus was on top of him, pushing into him. “You think I wouldn’t fuck you, Harry?” Rufus ground his absurdly hard cock against Harry’s thigh. “I would. I absolutely would.”

Evernight Celebrates 5 Years of Publishing!

I have a winner for my $25 gift card! Congratulations, Mary! Happy Reading!

Thank you, everyone, for visiting my site and blog hopping during Evernight’s Birthday Celebration!

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Dear Evernight: you rock! Happy happy birthday! All of my heroes love you, and since a bunch of them are rock stars, they know what they’re talking about. 😉 —Erin M. Leaf

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Thanks to readers like you, Evernight Publishing has grown by leaps and bounds in five years so they’re pulling out all the stops and throwing an extreme BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION BLOG HOP in your honor!

That’s right! It’s Evernight’s birthday but YOU get the presents…

Prizes include:

Apple Watch Sport

NEW Kindle Paperwhite

Fitbit Flex

Evernight, Amazon, and ARe Gift Certificates

Plus, each author on the hop will offer his/her own special prize!

I’m honored to celebrate this momentous occasion with Evernight. Here’s a look at my first Evernight title and my latest release:

 

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Menage, Contemporary, Erotic Romance, MMF
Word Count: 37,800
Heat Level 4
Published By: Evernight Publishing

Click here to read an excerpt.

buy links: Evernight – Amazon Kindle – BookStrand – Barnes & Noble – Kobo – ARe – Smashwords – iBookstore

What if you met your soul-mates on the beach and didn’t realize it? How many chance encounters would it take before you risked everything and let yourself fall in love with not one, but two men?

For Carrie, losing her bikini top in the ocean leads to an erotic encounter with two gorgeous guys. For Eric and Zeke, the steamy kiss they share with her is an amusing interlude on a sunny, summer day, but when the three of them meet again at the art museum, attraction turns into passion. Zeke and Eric realize their feelings for each other are just as potent as their desire for Carrie. Will they risk everything and choose love? Will Carrie be willing to take that leap with them when loving two men means goodbye to her safe, conventional existence?

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Contemporary, Gay Erotic Romance (MM), Humor
Word Count: 15,200
Heat Level: 3
Published By: Evernight Publishing

Click here to read an excerpt.

buy links: Evernight

Reclusive artist Rufus Ward’s house needs repair, but he hates demolition and dust. However, when handyman Harry Hande rings his doorbell, Rufus lets him in—he’s everything the famous painter likes in a man: young, sexy, and somewhat confused about his sexuality. Rufus thought he was done with dating, but Harry is hot enough to push him from loneliness into love.

Harry’s sensible demeanor disguises desperation. His brother is a jerk and he needs to move out, but his fledgling business isn’t quite ready to support him. Rufus is supposed to be just another client, but when they meet, all of Harry’s preconceived notions of attraction are demolished. Lust launches him into the dare of a lifetime. Will letting Rufus draw him nude destroy him, or will his true nature come out?

My blog prize is a $25 Amazon gift card! To win: leave a comment on this post!

It’s a great time for an Evernight shopping spree because all Evernight titles are 25% off through October 9th at AllRomance eBooks!

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