Sunday, November 17, 2013

Salute to Veterans with Jayne Rylon

Welcome to Jayne Rylon! She tells us why she writes Military Romance.

Who can resist a military hero?  Strong, brave and self-sacrificing, they're made of yumminess.  Several of my favorite authors focus on military heroes.  Suzanne Brockmann is my all time fav and she does it so well I've always wanted to give it a try.  Though I've come close with my Men in Blue series, which does feature some ex-military guys, Burke Levine is my first veteran hero.  He won't be the last!  Plus, a little known fact about me... I used to work for the Department of Defense.  Okay, so I worked in their finance agency but still, I was constantly surrounded by veterans who had plenty of stories to tell.  I've always respected them and the sacrifices they made.  This was made even clearer to me when I traveled to France a few years ago.  Specifically, I went to Caen and Normandy to the D-day beaches.  I will never forget standing in the Amercian Cemetery there and turning around in a full circle.  There were white crosses as far as I could see in every direction.  More than anything I'd read in text books or seen in movies, that really hit home on the magnitude of that day and World War II in general.  I stood on the beaches and imagined what it was like that day, saw the "rolling hills" of the area which are really bomb craters covered in grass, and it became real to me in a way it never had before.  It definitely sparked my imagination and a desire to capture those qualities in my heroes.






Blurb:  

Part of the Midnight Ink Anthology.  One tattoo shop in one infamous city sets the stage for 8 brand new stories about resolutions, kink, love and ink. Get ready to let the good times roll!  Report for Booty by Jayne Rylon - When Burke Levine got marching orders, he couldn’t bear to make his girlfriend Chavon a military widow. Years later, discovering his name tattooed on her perfect ass via a New Orleans artist’s portfolio confirms his epic mistake. Will Midnight Ink’s New Year’s Eve party grant them a second chance?

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Jayne Rylon is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She received the 2011 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for Best Indie Erotic Romance. Her stories used to begin as daydreams in seemingly endless business meetings, but now she is a full time author, who employs the skills she learned in her straight-laced corporate existence in the business of writing. She lives in Ohio with two cats and her husband, who both inspires her fantasies and supports her career. When she can escape her purple office, she loves to travel the world, avoid speeding tickets in her beloved Sky, and, of course, read.

Contact Links

Twitter: JayneRylon  
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website: www.jaynerylon.com  


 Giveaway Information:

Jayne is giving away ARC of Report for Booty. Just fill out the rafflecopter and comment to enter.


19 comments:

  1. I bet you did "overhear" some interesting stories.

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    1. You know it! Then there was the time a group of marines took me to a bar when we were away on a work trip... turned out to be a strip club.

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  2. I have to admit that I don't automatically gravitate towards anthologies. HOWEVER, there have been a few lately that have great collections of authors (this is one of them!). The teasers have been killing me - I'm ready to read the stories already! I love all of Jayne's stories that I've read so far (which is A LOT), so I expect I'll love this one as well. Also, sexy military guy plus tattoos...how can you go wrong? :0)

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    1. Thank you for supporting my work Sarah! I'm so glad you've enjoyed my books. I hope you like this one too! :)

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  3. These stories reflect love & support for our servicemen & women...Thank you! Love them...

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  4. As a veteran married to a veteran (daughter of a veteran, etc, etc) I appreciate when people depict our military members realistically, not as super heros but as human beings overcoming circumstances and bad decisions like the rest of us. Sure, they're heros, but they're people too.

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  5. Jayne Rylon, I can't wait for this new series! I haven't been to Normandy, but I had a very moving experience at Pearl Harbor a few years ago. Most of the crowd was so reverent and we all seemed to understand the magnitude of the sacrifice made by our military, especially in WWII. It was unforgettable.

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    1. Oh, man, I've been to Pearl Harbor too. I learn history by visiting places. It was the same on my trip there.

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  6. My bother, hubby and I are all Desert Storm/Persian Gulf veterans. I'm always happy to see veterans and our current military supported and authors do a lot for them. Jayne is awesome person and author and i'm excited about this new book!!

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    1. Thanks for your service Lisa :) You are awesome too. *fingers crossed* Hope you like Report for Booty!

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  7. Can't wait! You know I love your books!

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  8. Can't wait to read your story & the others in the book. Having grown up in a military family &living in a military town most of my life makes me love supporting our troops!!!

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  9. Looking forward to this anthology very much!

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  10. I live in a navy town and am fortunate to hear the Blue Angels every weekend as they fly home from a show. I love reading stories about our military heroes!

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  11. I seen a women sending a package to the troops over seas In Afghanistan and she's a retired women on a fixed income but every week she sends boxes of goodies to our troops. Hubby and I usually donate but decided after hearing her story and reading a letter from a women in the army that received one of these packages I couldn't help but get one together with hubby, these gentleman we choose to send a package to is a huge supporter of the wounded

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  12. So excited to read this book! I love all types of books, but military romance are intriguing, probably because I grew up around Military bases. They are heroes!

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  13. Thanks everyone for entering the contest and commenting to support the troops. Thanks also to Kally of course for having me on the blog!

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