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SexyScopes for April 2014

30 Mar

News for all signs:

Aries tattoo***Sun in Aries thru 4/20 encourages spontaneous (though not always wise) decisions and actions; ***Full Moon in Libra predawn 4/15 with total lunar eclipse (visible in most of U.S. & Canada) will shine a sudden, bright light on an issue in your life that is out of balance; ***New Moon in Taurus predawn 4/29 with annual solar eclipse (not visible) is the perfect time to launch a solid/grounded plan; ***Mars still retrograde thru 5/19, lowering many people’s energy levels and assertive tendencies;
(Info on eclipses and retrograde planets at www.marilyncampbell.com>Astrology Basics)

The forecasts below involve two of my passions – astrology and tarot. The first card is a general message, the second is about love & relationships (sexual, romantic, friendly, familial). The interpretations are from my book, “Tarot of The Lotus Circle”, but you’ll have to use a little intuition to determine what it means to you personally. Have fun!

RomulusARIES – March 21 to April 19

Ace of Wands: You have been brought to the right place at the right time by fate, but a human hand is in charge now – yours. All you need is the faith that you can bring an idea to life, then perform an action to prove it.

Prince of Wands: A male under 40, with medium coloring, possessing both organizational and creative talents will play an important role in a relationship matter this month.

 

Falcon.phpTAURUS  – April 20 to May 20

10 of Wands: You do not have to do it all by yourself. Your burdens are not only heavy, they are drastically dimming your personal light.

The Fool: You are either alone or at a crossroads in a relationship. There are at least three options before you, but nothing will change until you make a choice and take the first step.

 

Gallant.phpGEMINI – May 21 to June 20

7 of Coins: You are asked to do an accounting of your positive and negative thoughts, words and deeds. Yes, in a way, you are being graded. A slight adjustment in attitude could make a big difference in the end.

6 of Wands: You may have doubted it there for a while, but you will now receive evidence that you are the favorite. You win your lover’s heart or the respect of someone else whose opinion is important to you.

 

Gabriel.phpCANCER – June 21 to July 22

Lucky moon babies – Jupiter is visiting Cancer until next July, so you can expect a major goal or dream to be achieved before the Great Benefactor moves on, as long as you put in the necessary time and effort.

5 of Wands: Life is filled with competition and conflict, but the Five of Wands tells you to be the best person you can be and ignore how others are playing their games.

The Magician: Someone new is entering your life in an unusual way. Fate set up the meeting long ago, but Serendipity makes it interesting. What you do after the encounter is up to you.

Carnal Vengeance-final coverLEO – July 23 to August 22

6 of Swords: Troubled waters may be all around you but you can rise above any problems. At least one Spirit Guide and one friend will create a bridge for you to safely cross. (Yes, this is the same message you received last month.)

10 of Swords: You’ve reached the end of a relationship as it has been. Either work together to figure out how to rejuvenate it or let it go and move on.

 

Unnatural Relations-final coverVIRGO – August 23 to September 22

The Empress: Femininity and connection to Mother Earth are your power sources. Subtlety, sensitivity and sexuality are your tools—use them compassionately.

The Hanged Man: It seems as though you’ve been waiting forever for that certain someone, or for a resolution to a problematic relationship. Hang in there, the waiting period is almost over.

 

Twisted Hunger-final coverLIBRA – September 23 to October 22

2 of Swords: Regardless of what is going on behind your back, you have two Spirit Guides protecting you. Don’t let your inability to clearly see an outcome stop you from taking action.

8 of Wands: Whatever the conflict, it’s resolved and you will be enjoying a passionate, yet free-spirited, kind of love. A plane trip could bring you and a loved one together, physically or emotionally.

 

Wicked Obsessions-final coverSCORPIO – October 23 to November 21

Ace of Swords: The energy of a new beginning is just ahead, but you seem to be hesitating. You have a powerful sword in your hand. Whatever you want or need to cut out, you have the tool to do the job.

9 of Wands: Regarding all relationships, extreme patience is being called for. If looking for love, you’ve got a bit longer before the ideal mate is in your field.

 

Serving NicoleSAGITTARIUS – November 22 to December 21

5 of Cups: Though mourning is a healthy step in dealing with loss, it is not a lifestyle. It’s time to pick up the pieces, clean yourself up and get on with your life.

10 of Cups: This is the Happily Ever After Card. The perfect relationship with a long-term commitment or marriage is coming into your life. Family relationships find a comfortable balance.

 

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CAPRICORN – December 22 to January 19

7 of Wands: Your intellect is all you need to get past the current obstacle. Step back, look at the big picture and find a way to do it smarter.

Wheel of Fortune: Your love life, and/or other close relationship, is about to undergo a big shift.

 

Zenith Rising CoverAQUARIUS – January 20 to February 18

8 of Coins: Be open to learning more about psychic realms, spirituality, predictive tools. Something is missing in your education that is vital to your growth.

Princess of Coins: A female under 35, probably with fair to reddish coloring and proud of her appearance, will play a part in resolving a relationship matter very important to you.

 

Ghost Lover CoverPISCES – February 19 to March 20

Justice: You need to find some balance in your life before you can move on. A past life is seriously influencing your present circumstances. Regression therapy could clarify what makes no sense. An encounter with the legal system may be needed.

The World: Everything you’ve been wishing for in a partner is right in front of you. All the obstacles between you have finally been cleared away.

 

All the books shown above are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, ARe Books, iTunes and more. My Author Page on Amazon.com

      For an introduction to astrology, tarot and numerology, I invite you to visit my personal website, www.marilyncampbell.com.

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Happy Spring! Celebrate with Bronco’s Rough Ride

20 Mar

Today is the Vernal Equinox and the official first day of spring! Are you ready for it? In Las Vegas, spring often shows up in February, and we get all sorts of flowers. I love sitting out in my backyard and reading in the balmy days (before the summer heat kicks in and burns everything to a crisp).Spring Snapdragons

Speaking of reading, tomorrow March 21 2014, Bronco’s Rough Ride, the next book in the Bad Boys of Beta Squad series comes out. This is the prequel to The Navy’s Ghost, and you get to see how John “Bronco” Andrews met his wife Lindsey before Ghost, Magic, and Retro got into their mess. Here’s the blurb:
Broncos Ride
What happens in Vegas, stays in the heart…

Chief Petty Officer John “Bronco” Andrews only meant to stay one night in Vegas for a little R&R before resuming his duties as a US Navy SEAL in Coronado. But someone slips him a mickey in the bar and he finds himself in Madame LeBeau’s sex trade. As the product. Doped up on ketamine to keep him docile, Bronco has no choice but to let it ride.

Detective Lindsey Jarvis has been undercover in LeBeau’s sex slave racket for two years and she almost has enough evidence to take it down. Between abduction, prostitution, and murder, she has LeBeau by the short hairs. All she needs is a “product”. John is the perfect witness if she can get him out before the drugs shut down his heart. Then she’ll be free to start a normal life.

Lindsey doesn’t count on her overwhelming attraction for Bronco or her need to see him through detox. But she’s a cop in Vegas and he’s a Navy SEAL, two lifestyles with too much unpredictability to maintain a relationship. Neither have time for more than one wild rough ride, and what happens in Vegas, stays. Forever.

Come join Bronco and Lindsey on their wild ride on March 21st 2014 everywhere ebooks are sold. Kick-ass adventure, a hot cop, and a hotter SEAL. And remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in the heart…

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SexyScopes for March 2014

1 Mar

News for all signs:

Pisces***Sun in Pisces thru 3/20 encourages dreaming and going with the flow; ***New Moon in Pisces 3/1 is an ideal time to wish for an important dream to come true; ***Full Moon in Virgo 3/16 will illuminate a personal issue that needs clearing or deleting from your life; ***Mars goes retrograde 3/1 thru 5/19, lowering many people’s energy levels and assertive tendencies; ***Jupiter goes direct 3/7, getting back to supporting career progress and plans; (Info on eclipses and retrograde planets at www.marilyncampbell.com>Astrology Basics)

The forecasts below involve two of my passions – astrology and tarot. The first card is a general message, the second is about love & relationships (sexual, romantic, friendly, familial). The interpretations are from my book, “Tarot of The Lotus Circle”, but you’ll have to use a little intuition to determine what it means to you personally. Have fun!

RomulusARIES – March 21 to April 19

Prince of Swords: Time to switch from a holding/wait-and-see pattern to charging full speed ahead; trust that the Universe will protect you from the harm you’ve been concerned about.

King of Cups: A male over 40, probably fair in coloring, in a caretaking, medical, teaching or artistic career will play a very important role in a relationship matter this month.

Falcon.phpTAURUS  – April 20 to May 20

9 of Coins: A strong vibration of independence and prosperity is all around you. Money and comforts will come to you with little more than a wish.

Princess of Wands: A workplace relationship is in a transitional phase—one of you may be moving on or moving up, but the result should be beneficial to you.

Gallant.phpGEMINI – May 21 to June 20

9 of Wands: Patience. The Universe will allow events to occur only when the time is right, no matter how much you fret.

The High Priestess: You need some time alone to get to know yourself. Meditate on the sort of people you really want in your life. This is not a good time to begin an intimate relationship.

Gabriel.phpCANCER – June 21 to July 22

Lucky moon babies – Jupiter is visiting Cancer until next July, so you can expect a major goal or dream to be achieved before the Great Benefactor moves on, as long as you put in the necessary time and effort. (See opening note regarding Jupiter’s retrograde period.)

6 of Cups: Look to the past for answers about the present. A Spirit Guide is coming to you in human form. Remember and learn from the past but live in the present. Literary efforts are favored by this card.

Ace of Cups: Romance is in the air. Welcome it without bias or strings and you’ll be very happy. Someone new is entering your life in a traditional way – this could be an ideal mate or a baby.

Carnal Vengeance-final coverLEO – July 23 to August 22

6 of Swords: Troubled waters may be all around you but you can rise above any problems. At least one Spirit Guide and one friend will create a bridge for you to safely cross.

3 of Cups: The upcoming holiday is a great time to be with family, old friends and kindred spirits. Attend parties, join a club or group activity to meet an ideal mate, but don’t get serious right away.

Unnatural Relations-final coverVIRGO – August 23 to September 22

4 of Wands: You are being blessed with the energy of a harmonious environment. Enjoy the moment of peace rather than struggle to force some sort of action.

4 of Coins: Either you or your partner are more interested in material wealth than love. Stop trying to convince yourself that that is enough for you. Don’t be stingy with your affection. There’s always more on tap to draw from.

Twisted Hunger-final coverLIBRA – September 23 to October 22

The Hanged Man: What you await is in a “holding pattern”, but it is in your atmosphere. Meditate on removing the obstacle that’s preventing it from landing at your airport, then practice your patience. It will come when the time is right.

Ace of Swords: Be cautious in new relationships, especially where the chemistry is very strong. There are strings attached, possibly another, pre-existing relationship. Ongoing relationships are about to be unexpectedly shaken up, but it will be for the best in the long run.

Wicked Obsessions-final coverSCORPIO – October 23 to November 21

The Moon: A veil of mystery covers the face of your future. Like the moon, time must pass for the full face to be seen. Check your astrological chart or an almanac for guidance on timing.

The World: Everything you’ve been wishing for in a partner is right in front of you. All the obstacles between you have finally been cleared away.

Serving NicoleSAGITTARIUS – November 22 to December 21

Queen of Cups: A female over 35, fair to gray in coloring, in a maternal, medical, teaching or artistic career will want to nurture you or will need you to nurture her.

Ace of Coins: You are about to meet someone new who either is, or will be, financially well off. A money-making venture could bring you into the perfect partnership.

inandoutoftime CoverCAPRICORN – December 22 to January 19

8 of Cups: You have a lot going for you, yet your intuition is telling you that something’s missing. As long as you aren’t just trying to escape problems, it may be time to walk away from a current comfortable situation in order to find your bliss.

The Star: A good time to wish for a special person, or an improvement in a relationship, but be cautious in your wording. Though The Star may grant a wish, it does not guarantee a happy ending.

Zenith Rising CoverAQUARIUS – January 20 to February 18

Judgment: Incidents and people from your past are coming back into your life to haunt or help you, depending on your previous behavior. It is time to take a good look at your life so far and rework the plan for going forward.

6 of Coins: Though your relationship seems to have been one-sided for a while, that is about to turn around. You’ll now experience the good stuff love has to offer. If looking for love, try volunteering your time to a charitable organization.

Ghost Lover CoverPISCES – February 19 to March 20

Prince of Cups: You are, or soon will be, undergoing an important, positive transition in your health or love life.

The Magician: Someone new is entering your life in an unusual way. Fate set up the meeting long ago, but Serendipity makes it interesting. What you do after the encounter is up to you.

 

All the books shown above are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, ARe Books, iTunes and more. My Author Page on Amazon.com

      For an introduction to astrology, tarot and numerology, I invite you to visit my personal website, www.marilyncampbell.com.

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To Sequel or Not, That is the Question

23 Jan

It doesn’t seem like a complex question, whether or not to write sequels to stories already written, but the answer isn’t always clear at first look and it depends on several factors.

The first factor to consider is the original story. Was is strong enough to stand on its own or did it leave some questions to be answered after the final paragraph? Also, did it have strong enough supporting characters that perhaps their stories need to be written?

The second factor is the Muse. As an author, I call the creative energy that brings out the tales I write just “The Muse”. Some folks name them. My friend Silver James has named her Muse Iffy and she runs with scissors. If you’ve read Silver’s stories, it makes sense. If the Muse isn’t interested in a sequel, it won’t happen. I’ve had several requests for a continuation of Her Devoted Vampire, but so far, the Muse is mum on more.

The third factor is a more practical one. Readers love series. They want to know what happens to the characters after the sun comes up after they’ve ridden off into the sunset. Or at least to their family and friends. Series require more than one book, so sequels are needed. Hopefully the Muse agrees and spins tales like tapestries from a loom.

TNG-webfinalAs for myself, I have two series going and the Muse has graciously told me storylines for most of the stories in them. My latest release is The Navy’s Ghost, a Menage a’SEALs tale and romantic suspense, and the first book in the Bad Boys of Beta Squad series. While I wrote that one, the Muse told me a storyline for a prequel for one of the squad members and she’s been hot to finish this bad boy. That should be out in a couple of months. And I have story ideas for Book 2 and Book 3, plus Books 3 and 4 for my Cloudburst Colorado series.

So for me, right now with the Muse’s blessing, the answer is yes, I’m writing sequels. If you’re a reader, that means there’s plenty to look forward to. What’s your favorite type of reading? Stand alone tales or series?

Hot New Release to Warm the Cold Nights

12 Dec

Good morning! Brr! Is it cold out there where you are? It is here in Las Vegas. I know that seems like an odd occurrence, but deserts do get cold in the winter, and Vegas is in the driest desert in North America. So it’s cold and dry here. Perfect time to get hot and wet, right? LOL

Last week, my newest releast The Navy’s Ghost, came out, and it’s a hot menage a’SEALs. Here’s the blurb:

TNG-webfinalA SEAL is strongest with her Team…

Ensign Christiana “Ghost” Brickman is the only female SEAL to survive BUD/S training, a real Navy Jane. But when an ambush ends her career as an active SEAL, she’s free to pursue other interests. Like her two best friends Lt. Jim “Retro” Waters and Chief Warrant Officer Todd “Magic” Hunter. She’s wanted them for over a year, but never dared to approach them while in the squad.

Retro has fought his dark desires since high school, certain the need to share a woman unnatural. Magic had never considered sharing before Ghost mentions it, but it solves his dilemma of choosing between his best friend and his woman. But Retro balks at Ghost’s offer to share and retreats from both when she marries Magic.

Everyone feels Retro’s loss, but he ignores the ache of their broken connection in favor of living ‘normal.’ When Ghost and the other wives of Beta Squad are kidnapped, Retro must reevaluate how much both Ghost and Magic mean to him. And he must decide how far he’s willing to go to save the woman he loves, before she becomes the Navy’s ghost.

And here’s an Excerpt The Navy’s Ghost:

As she lay dying on the grimy floor of the Nicaraguan warehouse, Magic’s feelings for Ensign Christiana Brickman had crystallized into blinding clarity. I love her. He’d ignored the thought in favor of saving her life, but now, with the squad around him and the action settled, it came roaring back into his mind, clear as day. Jubilation mixed with terror settled into his gut. No fraternization within the ranks. Too bad his heart couldn’t remember the rules.

“How’s she doing, Magic?” Retro shouted through the mic to Magic over the rotors.

“Stable for now. High as a kite, but stable.”

“Good to hear. Pilot says back on base in fifty mikes.”

“Roger that.”

“Why do they always use boys’ names for everything?”

Retro and Magic turned to the woman lying between them and met the clouded hazel gaze beneath the lowered brows. “Say again, Brickman?”

“Boys’ names. Why do they always use them for everything?”

“What are you talking about?” Retro raised an eyebrow.

“You know, Mike for minute, Roger for understood.” Brickman rolled her head to pin Retro with her focus. “Jimmy for futzing with locks. Hey, your name is Jim.” She licked her lips and swallowed. “I like your name, Jim Retro. And I like you, too. You’re handsome.”

“Yep. Definitely high as a kite.” Retro snorted and shot a smile at Magic. Todd tried to smile back, but his gut sank. What if she preferred Jim over him? Get your head back in the game. She’s never shown interest in any of us.

“Yeah, but I’m pretty sure she’s not in pain. With the dosage I gave her, she should be floatin’ on cloud nine by now.”

“You’re my cloud nine, Magic.” The hazel gaze hit him and he tried not to fall into it or the words she murmured. “So sexy and smart and nice. All the Navy bunnies just love you.” Her lips tightened in irritation. “Sluts.”

Magic raised his eyebrows. Don’t listen to her, she’s out of her mind. Except morphine often acted like a weak truth serum, stripping away inhibitions to expose real sentiments underneath. Chris turned her head away to mumble something under her breath as a mild frown creased her forehead.

“Not good enough for you.”

“Say again, Ensign?” Retro leaned closer to her.

“They only want dick, you know.” Her gaze slid slowly back to Jim’s face. “You deserve better, Retro. Mo’betta. ’Cause Bravo Squad does everything mo’betta. They should call it Betta Squad.” She trailed off in a dreamy, sing-songy voice.

“At least she’s got that right.” Retro shook his head, a half smile quirking his mouth.

“Bravo Squad definitely does it mo’betta.” Ghost fixed him with a hard stare. “Just like you, Retro. And you need someone who knows you. You, and Magic, too. Perfect, sexy, tall, and hard. Like bananas.”

“What?” Magic traded looks with Retro.

“Oh, shit. You better knock her out before she says something really crazy.”

“Bananas. You know…” Chris raised one hand, curling her fingers into a C-shape before swaying it back and forth as if stroking something. “Long, hard, smooth, and warm.” She grimaced. “Bananas. So much better than cucumbers. Mo’betta in Betta Squad.”

“Knock her out, Magic.” Retro growled as the other squad members snickered in the background.

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FREE Read!

8 Jun

Unnatural Relations-final coverWho doesn’t love free stuff—especially free stuff that doesn’t take up any space in your closet! One of my “rebooted” romantic suspense novels, UNNATURAL RELATIONS, is currently a FREE download at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iBooks.

Full prologues and first chapters of all four of the “Lust & Lies” books can be found on my site, www.marilyncampbell.com but here’s the blurb on the FREE one…

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     Then a savage twist of fate exposes her location. And now those wanting to see her suffer and steal her child are coming, with every trick of the law and every weapon of terror.

Determined to stand her ground, Barbara is swept off her feet by a handsome stranger who saves her from a mugger. The timing couldn’t be worse for falling in love, but Kyle Trent is simply too perfect to push away, and she desperately needs someone in her life who makes her feel desirable again.

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FREE & Almost Free Reads!

18 Aug

Two of my “rebooted” romantic suspense novels can still be downloaded for free or almost free, but they will soon be back up to their original list prices.

       FreeUNNATURAL RELATIONS

      After nine years on the run, Barbara Johnson believed she was finally safe. Safe with her little boy, in a new city, with a new name. Safe from the abusive man they had escaped and from the wealthy family with the power to take her child.

Then a savage twist of fate exposes her location. And now those wanting to see her suffer and steal her child are coming, with every trick of the law and every weapon of terror.

Determined to stand her ground, Barbara is swept off her feet by a handsome stranger who saves her from a mugger. The timing couldn’t be worse for falling in love, but Kyle Trent is simply too perfect to push away, and she desperately needs someone in her life who makes her feel desirable again.

As the nightmares of Barbara’s past converge with the burning passion in the present, new secrets arise to remind her no one can be trusted.

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    As Ellery Winters watches her mother’s casket being lowered into the ground, a stranger tells her murder may have been the true cause of death and that the vice presidential hopeful, Abraham Lincoln Jones, could have been involved. In order to uncover the truth, Ellery agrees to go under cover as Jones’ assistant.

Two decades ago, Luke Madigan witnessed a whore gruesomely mutilating her client and has had nightmares of the event ever since. For several years the psychotic hooker, known as “The Eye Doctor”, left a trail of victims, but not enough clues to find her. When she strikes again, Luke determines to put an end to his nightmares, even if it means walking right into the Doctor’s waiting room.

Though they don’t yet realize it, Ellery and Luke have a common goal. Their coming together is fueled by lies and distrust, but seduction and lust ignite a passion that will not be denied despite the deadly danger closing in on them.

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