Congrats to Azure J, who wonÂ Catching Kit by Kay Berrisford! Catching Kit is being released today by Loose Id.
Many thanks to Marie Sexton for donating an ebook copy of her gay historical fantasy take on Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea for a lucky commenter to win! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea will be released by Total-E-Bound on July 30.
The Classics Exposed…
Professor Pierre Aronnax, world-renowned Naturalist, is part of an elite team of men commissioned to investigate a series of attacks on international shipping. Are the attacks the work of some ancient sea monster, or is this “monster” actually a manmade vessel? No one is certain, but either way, Pierre’s assignment is the same: find it and destroy it.
The hunt soon becomes tedious, and Pierre is distracted by Ned Land, a sexy and temperamental harpooner who has his sights set on the Professor. The two begin a passionate affair, but an encounter with the creature they seek changes everything.
Professor Aronnax, Ned Land, and their friend Conseil find themselves held hostage aboard The Nautilus, a secret submarine helmed by the mysterious Captain Nemo. For Pierre, life on The Nautilus is ideal. He spends his days studying the sea’s wonders, and his nights with Ned, discovering a passion he’s never known. But how long can it last? Captain Nemo is reckless, and Ned is determined to escape. Caught between two charismatic men and the opportunity of a lifetime, Pierre will have to choose: leave The Nautilus, or lose the man he loves forever?
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Marie on the unexpected controversary of the Clandestine Classics.
- Coda: Promises, A to Z, The Letter Z, Strawberries for Dessert, and Paris A to Z
- One More Soldier
- Between Saints and Sinners
- Song of Oestend and Saviours of Oestend
- Blind Space
- Cinder (A CinderFella Story)
Marie Sexton was always good at the technical aspects of writing but never had any ideas for stories. After graduating from Colorado State University, she worked for eleven years at an OB/GYN clinic. She quit the clinic at about the same time she started reading M/M romances. At some point in the ensuing months the static in her head cleared and her first story, Promises, was born.
Marie lives in Colorado. Sheâ€™s a fan of just about anything that involves muscular young men piling on top of each other. In particular, she loves the Denver Broncos and enjoys going to the games with her husband. Marie has one daughter, two cats, and one dog, all of whom seem bent on destroying what remains of her sanity. She loves them anyway.
You can learn more about Marie and her books at her website.
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62 thoughts on “Ebook Giveaway: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne & Marie Sexton [CONTEST CLOSED]”
Sounds interesting! Count me in, please.
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Sounds like interesting re-imagining of the original. Please count me in.
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Throw me in the pile as well. I need a twist on this story – the last time I read it, I almost fell asleep! (Sorry to all the Jules Verne aficionados!)
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