It’s been a while since multi-published romance author Jenna Jaxon has stopped by. After wheedling her with begs and pleads, she’s offered to takeover today’s Friday Flames!
on a romantic, deserted beach in the Caribbean.
I did my research and saw lots of pictures of beaches and islands in
that region, but I never saw one in person until last year when I was invited
to visit my friend and fellow author, Ella Quinn.
Islands and I have to say, it has the perfect setting if someone wanted to make
a movie out of Almost Perfect: Magen’s Bay.
perfect Caribbean hideaway. The sand is
smooth and white. The water is clear and
warm, a beautiful turquoise blue/green and often feels like velvet. Smooth and
silky. It’s not too rough, although there are some waves lapping against the
shore. Unfortunately, this beach isn’t
deserted, so no skinny dipping. Pam and
Roger were more fortunate in that respect.
you’re in the tropics. It really feels otherworldly
early in the morning. I can imagine that
it would have felt that way to Pam, my heroine, when she is marooned on a
deserted island in An Almost Perfect
like Pam would have walked, sand squishing between her toes, to get to Roger
and that scrumptious dinner and the after dinner activities.
beaches and made me even more certain that I chose the setting well. Magen’s
Bay is one of the most romantic spots I’ve ever been to, so I’m certain the
beach where Pam and Roger were stranded was a paradise come true for them.
Sinewy arms pinned her shoulders while his stubbly beard rasped against the
skin of her neck as he kissed and nibbled his way down the slope of her neck.
Her pirate had shown up at last, a dream come true. Tall, dark, and handsome
might be a cliché, but man, it felt so good. The warmth of his naked torso
rubbing against her bare midriff set her ablaze with hungers she’d thought
would never be satisfied.
rejoinder to Roger’s accusation when she’d been pulled into an embrace from
behind. She’d shrieked and tried to scramble away, but he’d nuzzled her ear and
whispered, “It’s me, Pam. I’m here to give you your perfect night.”
and seized her lips, thrusting his tongue into her mouth. All protest died. His
mouth tasted like honeysuckle, warm and sweet. He’d lifted her as easily as if
she were a doll. Then her clothes were gone, and he’d lowered her to the soft
sand, his lips locked with hers all the while. She had yet to see his face, but
with moves like that, who cared what he looked like?
reveling in her long-awaited ravishment.
of his cock pressed against her inner thigh— Jesus, how long was he?
tugging on it almost to the point of pain. The ache reached the crucial place
between her legs, making her writhe with need.
thick, hard length inside with a power that forced the air from her lungs.
almost impossible limits. God, it felt so fucking good. He felt so good fucking
that rocked her back onto the sand. “Oh, God, I’m going to come!” Her body
spiraled out of control as it rose to the ultimate peak, which hit her like a
Mack truck. She jerked underneath him. His body went rigid then slumped against
her. God, he was the best lover she’d ever had, and she hadn’t seen his face or
learned his name. As her body relaxed and lethargy stole through her, she
caressed the dark head lying on her chest. Determined to see the face of her
mystery lover, she rolled him over. Only to find Roger grinning at her.
present, a One Perfect Night adventure, promises to jump-start her life, put a
new man in her bed, and help her forget her past. Unfortunately,
movie-buff Pam’s Pirates of the Caribbean fantasy takes an alarming
wrong turn when she’s abandoned on a not quite deserted island—with
ex-husband Roger Ware.
accept Roger’s offer of dinner, Pam realizes the geek she used to be married to
has transformed into one of the most charming, sexiest men she’s ever met. His
newfound confidence—and hot body—re-kindles old fires. A simple kiss
leads Roger to challenge her to discover how much his lovemaking skills have
improved, leaving Pam torn between self-preservation and burning desire.
decide if her heart can survive the consequences of becoming Roger’s “almost”
contemporary romance. She has been
reading and writing historical romance since she was a teenager. A romantic herself, she has always loved a
dark side to the genre, a twist, suspense, a surprise. She tries to incorporate all of these
elements into her own stories. She lives in Virginia with her family and a
small menagerie of pets. When not
reading or writing, she indulges her passion for the theatre, working with
local theatres as a director. She often
feels she is directing her characters on their own private stage.
President of Chesapeake Romance Writers, her local chapter of RWA. Her debut
novel, Only Scandal Will Do, is the
first in her House of Pleasure series, set in Georgian London. Only Marriage Will Do, the second book
in the series, is set to release in June 2015 from Kensington. Her medieval
serial novel, Time Enough to Love:
Betrothal, Betrayal, and Beleaguered,
is a Romeo & Juliet-esque tale, set at the time of the Black Death.
because once she starts she just can’t stop.
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