Hello everyone! Today I am so pleased to welcome author Megan Mulry to the blog. Megan is here to talk about her new release, Bound to Be a Groom. She has also brought news of an awesome giveaway. So please join me in giving her a big welcome!

I am thrilled to be touring around the blogosphere introducing everyone to my new book Bound to Be a Groom! I loved researching and writing this steamy story and can’t wait for readers to get their hands on it.

magic wandSpeaking of hands…while a reviewer was reading an advance copy of the book a few weeks ago, she bemoaned the fact that she had run out of double AA batteries. This led to a hilarious conversation on Twitter about the wide range of sex toys and vibrators at our disposal and my editor, to whom I defer on all things technical, said the Hitachi Magic Wand was the be-all-and-end-all of “personal massagers” (<-that’s the technical name, just in case you were wondering). It never runs out of batteries…because it plugs in! So, of course I went online and bought one (which also involved research because there are cheap imitations galore…do not be fooled!). And holy hell! Okay. First of all, it is loud and heavy and enormous…there is no pretending you are just *whistles innocently* hanging out in bed with a good book. It’s more like shouting, “OKAY NOW I AM GOING TO PLUG IN THE BROBDINGNAGIAN VIBRATOR AND HAVE AN ORGASM!” Which is also fine. So, yeah, I tried it. Two times. And then I realized it was really an excellent, LITERAL, personal massager. I sit at a desk eight hours a day and have tons of muscle strain in my neck and shoulder. And the Hitachi is AMAZING for that shit. I’m not joking. Give me five minutes on low, right there at the base of my neck…and I’m ready to walk upstairs and have sex with my partner.

So to celebrate this rite of passage (I used a vibrator! Yay!) and save you the trouble of ever running out of AA batteries (You can too! Yay!), I’m giving away (a brand new lol!) official (do not accept cheap imitations!) HITACHI HV250R MAGIC WAND MASSAGER. This priceless (okay, it’s about $75) item will go to ONE lucky winner. The 2nd place winner will receive a $10 gift card from Riptide Publishing, and the 3rd place winner can choose any book from my backlist (excluding Bound to be a Groom). Entries close at midnight, Eastern Time, on April 25, and winners will be chosen on April 27. Contest is valid worldwide. Good luck and thanks for being a part of the blog tour!

And now a few Q&As…

Have you read anything that made you feel differently about LGBTQ fiction?
I’m not sure I understand this question; I love LGBTQ fiction and I don’t like to think of anything making me feel differently about it. Alexis Hall’s Glitterlandmade me love it more.

Which one of your characters from Bound to be a Groom would you date?
All four. In a heartbeat.

What is your favorite book from childhood?
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.

Are there any deleted scenes from Bound to be a Groom?
Yes and no…there were some earlier versions…but not really deleted…I ended up revising characters and locations of old scenes into new scenes, but I never really deleted an entire scene.

Lightening round:
Superman or Batman?
Batman (played by Henry Cavill).

Star Trek or Star Wars?
Love both.

Favorite hobby outside of writing?
Traveling.


About Bound to be a Groom

bound to be a groomSometimes our wildest dreams come true.

In the tumultuous summer of 1808, Spain and England are close to war and four young lovers are close to ecstasy.

To carve out an independent life with the woman she loves, ANNA knows she must leave her quiet Spanish convent to become a courtesan. To gain experience, she sets her sights on . . .
SEBASTIAN, whose powerful, aristocratic confidence suits Anna’s mercenary goals. But his arrogance masks a craving for submission that Anna instinctively satisfies. Sebastian soon begs for her hand in marriage, even if it means sharing her with . . .

PIA, who trusts Anna completely—with her body and her future—until she learns of Anna’s hasty marriage. Pia questions their commitment to each other as they leave for London to meet . . .
FARLEIGH, the seemingly feckless duke who thinks he’s over Sebastian, the potent Spanish soldier he bedded two years ago.

What begins as a series of erotic escapades soon evolves into a deep, unbreakable bond. Two men and two women who yearn to explore are about to make their wildest dreams come true.


About the Author

Megan Mulry writes sexy, stylish, romantic fiction. Her first book, A Royal Pain, was an NPR Best Book of 2012 and USA Today bestseller. Before discovering her passion for romance novels, she worked in magazine publishing and finance. After many years in New York, Boston, London, and Chicago, she now lives with her family in Florida.

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Giveaway

As Megan mentioned, she is giving away a HITACHI HV250R MAGIC WAND MASSAGER to one grand prize winner along the tour.  The 2nd place winner will receive a $10 gift card from Riptide Publishing, and the 3rd place winner can choose any book from my backlist (excluding Bound to be a Groom). Entries close at midnight, Eastern Time, on April 25 (which is tonight!), and winners will be chosen on April 27. Contest is valid worldwide. Good luck and thanks for being a part of the blog tour!

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