Today I am so pleased to welcome D.G Carothers to Joyfully Jay. D.G. has come to talk to us about their latest release, Ruling It All. They have also brought along a great giveaway. Please join me in giving D.G. a big welcome!

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I played over the whole conversation, if you could call it that, with Elias. He behaved completely differently than he had before. The few times I’d seen him at the salon, he’d been nice, and as I thought harder about it, he had seemed very straightforward. He never lingered or made small talk.

I pulled up to Basil’s and texted him to get his ass down. I shut off the engine and went around to the back. Basil sped down the stairs and greeted me with a clap on the back.

“This is the last one, then we have lunch, right?” Basil started pulling one end of the first case out.

“Yeah, thankfully. There isn’t that much left.” I let Basil go backward up the stairs this time.

“Let’s just put these against the kitchen wall and then go. I’m starving.”

We maneuvered the case through the door and placed it not far into the house. “I didn’t realize that all the furniture there wasn’t his. That’s got to make this a lot easier.”

“You know I’d only ever been to his place once before we got together. All the time we spent was always here. I don’t think he really settled into that apartment. It made me wonder why he didn’t pursue me sooner.”

I laughed. “Basil, honey. You know I love you, but sometimes you are just blind. That boy’s been flirting with you for years.”

Basil blushed with a laugh. “Yeah, I guess you’re right.”

“Of course, I’m right.”

We quickly unloaded the second bookcase and locked up the townhouse. Basil didn’t wait long before he grilled me about Elias.

Basil buckled himself in. “Did you apologize to Blu yet?”

I sighed. “Yes. And we have a coffee appointment next week.” I shook my head in amusement.

Basil laughed. “An appointment?”

“Yeah, it was rather odd. I said maybe we should have coffee sometime and he whips out his phone and makes an appointment. I don’t think I can call it a date, especially since it looks like Abel will be joining us.” I thought back on the exchange. “The whole thing was weird.”

Basil turned his head toward me in the corner of my eye. “How so?”

“Just the way he was behaving. We’d never had a conversation longer than two sentences at the salon, and every other time we’ve crossed paths, he’s always been hyper and happy. He was subdued today.” I glanced briefly at Basil. “Maybe he’s still upset about what happened.”

“No. I’ve seen him a few times now outside of the club, and he behaves differently. When he’s in play mode, he’s very bouncy and happy, carefree, but outside of that, he’s very quiet, and you said it perfectly, subdued.”


ruling it all coverWelcome to Bear Essentials, where caring for the outside of you from head to toe is our specialty.

Mel Carter is perfectly content with their life. A chance encounter and a size fifteen foot in their mouth later, content is no longer acceptable.

Elias Garcia slammed into Mel’s life with a carefree giggle. There was only one thing for a Dommy with a penchant for strict rules like Mel to do, assess their life and take the leap, okay two things.

Join Bear Essentials’ front-end manager as they discover just how special the full-time genius, part-time free spirit, Elias aka Blu, really is.

Ruling It All is an M-NB sweet and fluffy romance with BDSM concepts, an age gap, pets who are “silent” characters, and an AI that will cause more than a little mishap.

Bear Essentials is a continuous series and must be read in order.
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DG Carothers avatarD.G. Carothers is actually a dragon very cleverly disguised as a human. They are a non-binary author of LGBTQIA Romance and Urban Fantasy, who enjoys writing original and entertaining stories. They are very excited to share the worlds they’ve created with you.

D.G. currently lives in Tennessee with their platonic life partner, who is not a dragon. They yearn to live back in Europe and will some day. In their spare time they are addicted to losing themselves in the lovely worlds created by other authors.

D.G. is committed to writing the stories they see in their head without restrictions. Love is blind and doesn’t see gender, race, or sexuality.

Connect with D.G. here: https://Link.Gallery/dgcarothers


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