The Induction of Satine — out now

What’s got two thumbs and was so busy this week, she missed her own book release?

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Me.

The Induction of Satine is now available on Amazon and other big ebook retailers. I’m rather excited about this one. All the feedback I’ve had on it so far — from beta readers, dotters, tweeps — has been very positive. It began as a personal writing challenge, and took on a life of its own once I got to know the characters.

I hope you like it. I’ve been asked to turn it into a series, which I’m genuinely considering, but don’t want to force it. The little world of Bellerophon ticks over in my mind — as does my fascination with Warden Jet.

Book cover: "The Induction of Satine"

New Book: Chasing Sisyphus

Book cover for Chasing Sisyphus by JL Peridot

Yay! My first novel, Chasing Sisyphus has arrived. It’s available now on Bookstrand, and coming soon to other good ebook retailers.

Here’s a steamy little preview:

Detective Carver stepped toward her. He held out a cup and motioned for her to take it. She tucked a finger in the handle and clutched it in both hands. A dark crack streaked the rim like a wrinkle in a knuckle. Meanwhile, her own knuckles were pale.

“I guess I should thank you”—he smiled—“you know, for saving my life.”

“Don’t mention it,” she whispered, vision clearing as she sucked in a breath of fresh motel air.

The detective’s shirt hung, still wet, on the back of a chair. The contours of his chest and abdomen showed through his dark undershirt, accentuated by the sheen of composite fabric under lamplight. A shallow dimple creased the edge of his smile.

Details.

Anchors.

They’d come so close to not making it. But he’d cuffed her round the front. He was the sort of cop who’d do a thing like that. And the few seconds it bought made all the difference.

That’s why she went back.

He stood in front of her and knocked back his shot, the muscles in his wrist and arm flexing and twisting with the motion.

“Hey”—he looked at her—“something the matter?”

Heart racing, she downed her drink without a word and reached for him. She pulled his face to hers. His skin was warm. His breath was warm. Beneath the smell of liquor and earthy river water lurked the aroma of another person. A breathing person who caught her as she fell into him, as she kissed him, fumbling for something to hold onto.

The detective let go of his cup. It landed next to hers on the carpet. She kicked them both away. Her lips recognised him, recognised the sensation of life breathing between them both. Only this time, he was alive, too, hot and moving. His arms gripped her, holding her as she pushed her body toward him, against the growing need under his clothes. She was a buoy, slammed into him by waves in a storm. He clung to her, seizing fistfuls of her hair.

“What are we doing?” he gasped.

“We almost died tonight.”

She kissed him again, seeking his tongue where their lips met. Her nimble fingers worked the clasp of his belt. When it was undone, she peeled his undershirt from his muscular torso. His skin was cold beneath her touch, or were her hands hot from the shower? She looked at him. Right in the eye. She guided his hands up her waist and watched him intently.

“Fuck that, right?”

“Yeah”—he nodded—“fuck that.”

Get Chasing Sisyphus now on Bookstrand.

Chasing Sisyphus book cover

Book review: Spot Me (Good Friend Vol. 3)

Short erotica isn’t always an easy read. I mean, you’d think it is, wouldn’t you? It’s hot and fast and why wouldn’t you just dive in and devour it? Maybe it’s the way I’m wired, but my eyes tend to glaze over when I’m staring down even just a couple hundred words if there’s any whiff of faff or infodumping.

Thankfully, none of that applied to Spot Me, Jillian Hoff’s third Good Friend story. Each instalment features a new character’s hot, spicy and delightfully cheeky answer to the question at the core of the series: What’s the nicest thing you’ve ever done for a friend?

In Spot Me, we follow Laney, a not-so-sporty twenty-something, in her quest to do something nice for the nerdy boy she dissed back in highschool. The catch? This boy is buff af now and throbbing with the newfound confidence that comes with blossoming in adulthood.

As I’m still navigating my own hangups about sex and relationships, I love a story that can make me sizzle and giggle at the same time. Jillian Hoff has a sick tongue-in-cheek style, a great sense of humour, and makes on-point cultural in-jokes that tickle me so hard I wonder if I might actually know her in person.

I definitely recommend this book if you like the horny and hilarious mashed into a single experience.

My rating: ★★★★★ (5 out of 5)

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Cover Reveal: The Induction of Satine

Book cover: "The Induction of Satine"

I’m so very excited to share the cover of my latest steamy short, The Induction of Satine.

Satine didn’t believe in lunar prisons. That is, until she got shipped out to the one on her planet’s outermost moon. There, she’s assigned to Warden Jet — a fine specimen on the facility payroll — highborn, broad shouldered, fit as hell and intent on ‘rehabilitating’ his new charge.

Book cover: "The Induction of Satine"

Thank you to the incredible Chase Horan for the cover artwork. I must admit, when he first showed me the draft, I recoiled in horror, thinking he was setting some mighty high expectations with a cover this good. Thankfully, he assures me this story lives up to the sexy promise he created.

This scifi erotica piece lands November 7, 2017.