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Monday, June 5, 2017

Julie Shelton's The Master of Blackmoor ↣Giveaway & Guest Post↢


Title: The Master of Blackmoor
Author: Julie Shelton
Series: Standalone Title
Genre: Erotic Gothic Regency Romance w/ BDSM Elements M/F
Publisher: Self Published
Release Date: May 23 2017
Edition/Formats: 1st Edition/Format~ eBook
Source: Author for Book Promotion

Synopsis
Danielle Dulac has just been sacked after spurning her employer’s lecherous advances. Penniless and without references, she is desperate to acquire the position of governess at Esterly House on the bleak Yorkshire moors. When the mail coach slides into a ditch in the middle of a blizzard, she is forced to seek shelter at the nearest house, Blackmoor Hall.
But visitors are not welcome at Blackmoor Hall and she gets sent to the stables to shelter from the storm. She is jerked out of sound slumber by a snow-blasted horse bursting into the stall, practically trampling her beneath his slashing hooves.
Anthony Markham, the Duke of Blackmoor, has just returned home after six months of dissolute living in London. He is surly, sarcastic, enigmatic, and hostile. And the most sensuous man Danielle has ever met. The attraction between them is instantaneous, combustible…and forbidden. Though a descendant of French nobility, Danielle is still a mere governess and Anthony Markham is a Duke.
When the position at Esterly House falls through, she has nowhere to go and faces a bleak future. To her shock, it’s Anthony Markham who comes to her rescue, offering her a position as governess to his four-year-old son, Geoffrey. Against her better judgment, she accepts.
She soon discovers that the Master of Blackmoor is haunted by a dark and tragic past filled with lies, betrayal and death. Unfortunately, the past is not over. Evil stalks Blackmoor Hall. The danger is escalating and all the clues point to the Duke himself.
As the passion between Anthony and Danielle rages out of control, so does the peril they face. Will they solve this mystery in time? Or will it wind up destroying them both?

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You have a long fantastic list of what you wanted to be when you grow up. I love fairies, one amongst your list, if you could turn a place in Atlanta into a fairy realm where would it be and what would it look like?

I would take over the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. First I would string tiny little fairy lights in all the trees and bushes. Lights everywhere the eye looked. The place would be filled with flowers and butterflies in all colors, including entire gardens of flowers and butterflies created from lights. Nestled in among the trees would be quaint little fairy cottages. Full-size fairies in gossamer, ethereal costumes, some with twinkling lights, would flit about interacting with the children. Jugglers, stilt-walkers, musicians, and dancers would also mingle with the crowds. A procession of fairies, led by the King and Queen and their royal court, would emerge from the woods and make a circuit of the Gardens. The Queen would be riding a unicorn. There would be crystal fountains and dancing waters and a pond with boats shaped like flowers, each with its own fairy inhabitant taking children for rides. And at the end of every evening there would be fireworks.





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From fairies in the garden at age 9 to handcuffs in the boudoir at age 60, Julie’s writing has run the gamut. In between she managed to graduate cum laude with a B.A. in French from Georgia State University followed by a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Emory University. Having thus procured these two necessary but ultimately irrelevant pieces of paper, she launched a successful career as a children’s librarian, followed by an even more successful career as a professional storyteller and puppeteer. She published Kidstuff, an award-winning, monthly newsletter, as well as a book, Puppets, Poems and Songs, both major language arts resource for early childhood educators.
At various points in her life, if asked what she would like to be, her answer would have been (in rough chronological order, since some of these lofty ambitions overlapped): a fairy, a princess, a ballerina, Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames, a paleontologist, Scarlett O’Hara, thin and beautiful, an actress, and a writer. Now, at age 73, her answer to that question would most likely be, “younger”.
Followed closely, of course by bestselling author. Oh, and a princess. Some dreams die hard.
Now retired, Julie lives in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia.


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Website Dominant Deliciousness


Other Books by Julie Shelton

The Doms of Passion Lake Series
Passion's Dream (Book 1)
Passion's Fury (Book 2)
Passion's Hope (Book 3)
Passion's Magic (Book 5)

The Alpha Chronicles AKA Loving Sarah Series

Standalone Title/s

Julie Shelton writing as A.J. Steele
Mastering the Professor Series
Taken in Public (Book 5)
Hosted By 



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