Update on Life and Books

Welcome back readers!
This past year has been filled with trying times for everyone, and it seems as if we’re almost on the other side, Lord willing! This past year for me brought about many changes, some bad, but I am grateful for the good things that came out of 2020. First, I mentioned in my last blog post that I graduated May 29th of last year, but a few days ago, I found out that we will be having a ceremony to celebrate our graduation! 🙂 I’m so excited that the graduates will be celebrated.
I also moved into my own apartment, which has been something that I’ve dreamed about for a while now. Columbus, Ohio is my home and has been since high school, and I’m grateful that I get to live here. Things have started improving since moving, and I can only thank God, because He is the one blessing me.
Now, let’s talk about books!

The Red Lair Series

My last post was about Blind and Bound, and I prefaced Blind and Free. This story is emotional, intense, empowering, and heartbreaking at times, and I feel like it shows my storytelling better than in the last two books. Jakita is the Head Mistress of The Red Lair, a dominatrix by profession, and is used to getting what she wants. Joseph’s home life leaves him feeling lost, bruised, and battered. After a horrific accident robs Jakita of her sight, Joseph steps in to make things easier, but will she allow him to help her?? Will helping this mistress give him the courage and freedom he needs to escape his abusive and alcoholic father?
This book was a rollercoaster emotionally, and I had to take mental health days off from writing. I admire Jakita’s strength in this book, and Joseph’s as well. They both overcame tough situations, and they had each other. This book is my favorite out of The Red Lair series, because of the fact that there is a dominant woman in the story.
Blind and Free
I had planned to take some time off from writing to promote my other books, but a friend urged me forward, wanting another story in the series. Two weeks later, Blind and Broken was finished, and I’m excited to share this emotional story with you all. There are twists and turns in this book as well, but I’m sure you will love it!

Sweet and Frosty

This book was published in December of 2020, and it was a fun collection to write! I wanted something that readers could read while cuddling with their partners, or sitting alone on a couch drinking hot chocolate and eating cookies, or watching the snow fall on a cold winter’s day. The title, Sweet and Frosty: Tales of The Cold, Wise, and Loving, came from the three winter holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. I also did a word play on “cold” for dominants, and the three things that I associated with them in that moment: their sometimes cold demeanor, their wisdom, and how loving they can be.
This is a collection of six stories with the holidays present in each story. LGBTQIA+ themes are present within this book, and I am so proud of myself for branching out. Normally, I’d just stick to gay stories, but I decided to try my hand at lesbian erotica, and surprisingly, it turned out well! I support gay rights wholeheartedly, and that’s why each LGBTQ-themed story is in pairs of two. I hope you’ll enjoy this quick but fun read! 😛
Sweet and Frosty

Final Thoughts

Thanks for taking the time to read! My next blog post will be a bonus snippet. It’s based off of a scene from Blind and broken, and shhhh, don’t tell them that I told you, but Jakita and Joseph are having problems.
Love you all!

1 thought on “Update on Life and Books

  1. Greetings!
    I am particularly fascinated and, shall we say, taken, with the first book of which you spoke in this post. While I did not suffer any abuse or violence in my family, I still feel I could on some level relate to Joseph’s character. Jakita, the dominatrix lady, sounds fascinating as well. Another thing that I, as a blind person, find wonderful and relatable, is the blindness of characters themselves, blindness, that is to say, in a physical sense of the word.

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