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I’ve been a fan of Bella Juarez’s for several years, having become addicted to her “Black Ops Brotherhood,” series. She was one, of a select few authors, who featured strong Latinas as heroines, in a sea of “New Adult,” early-20-somethings mania.
Bella’s characters were unique in that they were “Everywomen.” Many were middle-aged, yet in the prime of life. They were intelligent, confident, and fully embraced themselves as sexual beings…with some scorchingly sexy, strong men at their sides.
I am looking forward to the “Dominant Persuasion” Anthology, and “Out of Touch,” in particular, because it is based in my stopping grounds of the Tampa Bay area. I’m interested in how Bella handles the dynamic between a Domme and her gentleman love, who just happens to be a Dom. It should make for an erotically good time! Can’t wait!
Out of Order
by Bella Juarez
Bella Juarez has a passion for writing and tells her stories with a high level of military suspense and erotic romance. A few years ago, Bella was an IT technician with a craving for military and espionage history and would devour anything, fact or fiction, about the subject. Today, she lives on a south Texas ranch with her family and dogs.
With stories of intrigue running through her imagination, she always dreamed of writing a novel. Finally, in 2012, she wrote and released Rapid Dominance, book 1 of the Black Ops Brotherhood Series. Since then, she has released five more novels in this series. Branching out, she’s written three erotic romance novellas all with military elements.
Her stories blend today’s headlines into thought provoking, intricate plots interwoven with razor-sharp suspense, intrigue, and scorching, white-hot romance.
Bella’s idea of a perfect day starts out…
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Over the past month I have ventured into the world of ebook reviews. Not as an “expert,” just as a fan, who is moved by the creative words of women writers. Looking back, I wrote reviews on books I either loved or hated, anything in the mid-range, got nothing.
Ironically, Facebook has brought me “closer” to one of the authors I’ve followed for many years, Julie Leto. Before I was married, or even met my husband, I had a subscription to Harlequin books. The books we all read, in the privacy of our own bedrooms, where the female leads were beautiful, successful, sexy. And so were the men.
Well, Julie’s heroines were real women, of all shapes, sizes, colors and backgrounds. She knew how to write about women with big, loud, loving families, and she wrote about the Tampa Bay area of Florida.
Imagine my surprise when I “found” her on Facebook and began to learn more about her. It happened slowly, over the course of the 2012 Presidential Election. I saw that our views on many subjects were similar. For example, Julie is part of a closely-knit family with strong ethnic roots, she went to USF and pledged an NPC group. I could identify with her and it gave me some insight into why I was so drawn in by her characters. Each one of her female leads shared one, or more, of her personal attributes – championing those less fortunate, loyalty, friendship, fidelity, sexiness, and a distinct sense of self.
One of these days, hopefully in the near future, I will be able to meet Julie, in person, to tell her how much her writing has entertained me.
It was my pleasure to receive a review copy of her latest ebook, and introduction into the world of independent publishing, “Dirty Dare: The Rescue.” My review can be found here: http://www.amazon.com/review/RA5CQ46WZ6THA/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_cm_cr_notf_fhv_fbt
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