Sunday, July 14, 2019

Special Sunday Spotlight - Frey Ortega and Warmth of His Light

Welcome Frey Ortega back to this special Sunday Spotlight. I know I haven't had many of these, as of late, but Frey got me out of my hibernation :) Check out the first Blanchard Coven book, Warmth of His Light!


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When Eos Hawthorne went to meet a friend one evening, he never expected his entire life to change. As if stumbling across a group of men fighting in an abandoned lot by his home wasn’t shocking enough—one of those men suddenly attacks him...with fangs and claws.

Vampire coven leader Julien Blanchard is having a bad day. After failing to apprehend a murderer and traitor to his coven, the absolute last thing he needed was a hapless human stumbling into the picture— especially an intriguing young man who, as it turns out, happens to be his mate.

Eos doesn't know if he believes in mating, and knows nothing about the supernatural world he is suddenly thrust into. Julien is a vampire who has always put his coven and his duty first.


Will their burgeoning love be enough to see Eos safely through the dangers he finds himself in? And even more so, can it make the cold-blooded Julien relinquish control and embrace Eos, and the warmth of his light?


Warmth of His Light is the first book of the Blanchard Coven series. It is M/M, HEA, and complete at 61,287 words.





Available on Kindle Unlimited



Eos took a couple of steps back, almost as though he were right there in the midst of the action. He didn’t see anything else but the indistinct silhouette of bodies moving that he’d forgotten about the alley behind him, thinking he was about to get slashed at. Eos took a couple of steps back…and managed to hit his back loudly against what seemed to be a rather empty dumpster with a loud clang.


Well, it was mostly empty—except for a cat that gave an irritated yowl at being disturbed. It promptly sprung out at Eos, surprising him and making him jump.


“Shit!” Eos cussed. He twisted away, but his center of gravity was messed up by the sudden cat-attack and the fact that he had forgotten there was even a dumpster there at all. Eos fell flat on his rear right beside the dumpster…which he now noticed was leaking underneath.


But thank God I didn’t trip into the puddle of…whatever the hell that is. Eos wretched, fighting down the urge to barf.

Eos grimaced and not just because of the unidentified liquid dripping from underneath the dumpster that he was almost about to touch. Maybe the worst thing about this entire situation was that he had dropped his burger and soda, and now they were all over the concrete floor. Little cubes of ice splattered all over the now-very-wet pavement, some of which soaked into the wrapper of the once-pristine burger. He furrowed his eyebrows and frowned as he looked at what was supposed to be a nice little midnight snack.


“What a waste,” he muttered, and wobbled up to his feet. Eos checked himself for any scrapes or wounds, but aside from a sore butt and a bruised ego at being caught unaware by a cat, he was fine.


When Eos looked up, however, he’d noticed that the men he was eavesdropping on had stopped whatever they were doing and were now looking at him. Now, with their eyes trained on him, he could actually see their features more clearly.

They all suddenly had crimson-colored eyes, the color of blood, and the only reason Eos noticed was because they shone for the briefest moment when they trained their eyes on him. Didn’t one of them have blue eyes, earlier? And another had green ones, the color of forest foliage. The lanky one who was being surrounded had his teeth bared. No, not teeth—fangs.


Eos gulped. “Holy shit.”


Not only were the men blurs when they moved and fought, but they were…demonic blurs. Beastly blurs. Sexy, unsettling, demonic blurs.


That’s when he realized that the lanky, cornered man—with the eyes of a blood-crazed beast, the fangs of a demon, and the frenzy of an animal with nothing to lose—had broken through the three of them, and was now running straight for Eos.


As Eos closed his eyes and curled into a ball, one final thought came into his head…


I knew I shouldn’t have left the house today.





About the Author

Frey Ortega writes erotic romance, primarily of the gay variety. He lives in what a friend affectionately calls “the south-easternmost part of Spain,” which is an archipelago called the Philippines. He’s a graduate of the Royal, Pontifical, and Catholic University in Manila, with a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. Primarily, he works as a writer, a novelist, sometimes a video game journalist, and overall a homebody who spends way too much time on the internet.


He loves writing about people, especially people of all different shapes, sizes and backgrounds, falling in love. You might also find him playing video games from time to time! His favorite ones are MMORPGs, and role-playing games in general (and not just the ones in the bedroom.)

Visit his website at: http://www.freyortegawrites.com/


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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Suddenly His Alpha Re-Release 28 June 2019!

My short, Suddenly His Alpha, was included in the Cupid's Errors Anthology in January 2019. It was only available through April and removed from sale. Now I'm re-releasing it for those who didn't get a chance to read it in the anthology, or those who are late to the party!

This is a short prequel to Avery and Wilder's Story. It introduces us to an important character that will play a large role in Avery's journey. This short takes place many years prior to the start of this series... before there even was a Rohan and Jamie.

I have updated this story, added more to it, and made some semi-important changes toward the end. (Also, it no longer happens during Valentine's Day.) I can't give any of the more important changes away now, but I might offer a spoiler post detailing the changes later down the road, once folks have had a little time to read the story for the first time.




Friday, June 21, 2019

My Coffee Addiction


In kürze kommen: Crashs Bruchlandung (Quads vom Planeten Alpha S, Buch 1)

Crashs Bruchlandung
Quads vom Planeten Alpha S
 Buch 1
Kurzbeschreibung

Captain Kaden 'Crash' Saunders ist beauftragt, eine gefährliche Rettungsmission nach Alpha S zu leiten, einem gefährlichen Planeten auf der anderen Seite eines intergalaktischen Wurmlochs. Dort angekommen, verursacht das den Planeten umgebende elektromagnetische Feld den Absturz seines Schiffes.

Der Planet Alpha S ist seit Jahren tabu für die Föderierte Marine und ihre Schiffe – wegen ihrer unheimlichen und bösartigen Gegenspieler, den Xinthpats, die zu sehr auf menschliches Blut stehen. Die Xinthpats haben bisher jeden Menschen getötet, der einen Fuß auf Alpha S gesetzt hat, aber Crash ist entschlossen, dass seine Männer nicht zu diesen gehören werden.

Crashs bester Freund wird vom Feind geschnappt und Crash schreckt vor nichts zurück, um ihn zu finden. Er begegnet einem Trio von sexy, lila vampirischen Außerirdischen, die ihm helfen wollen, wenn Kaden sich ihnen unterwirft und ihnen erlaubt, seinen Körper vollständig zu beanspruchen.

Crash ist schockiert von seiner Reaktion auf ihre Berührungen - und ihre Blutgier -, die ihn lüstern macht und nach mehr verlangen lässt. Aber er muss sein Begehren lange genug beiseiteschieben, um besten Freund und den Rest seiner Crew zu retten.
Vorbestellung Kommen 5 Juli 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

New to KU - Quads of Alpha S and Tales of Triple M Ranch!

Calling either of these series *NEW* is a bit of a stretch, but they ARE NEW to Kindle Unlimited! 

Both of my early series are MM ménage erotica. NOT ROMANCE. So if you prefer to read romances, these series are likely not for you. But if you enjoy a little fun romp in space or reading about hot cowboys on a cattle farm, then by all means, have fun...

The Quads of Alpha S series was one of my first series, written back in 2013. I'm sure they show how green I was as an author back then, but even so, I had a blast writing this Sci-Fi Ménage a Quatre (MMMM) erotic series. I love Sci-Fi and the possibilities it allows...

Crash Landing is the first in the series and the best place to start.

And the Tales from Triple M Ranch arrived in 2015. These guys were so much fun to write -- gay cowboys who loved to spend their free time in one another's beds!


Near the end of this series, though, you will see my pivot toward writing erotic romance versus erotica. While writing hot sex is fun, I needed more, and needed to grow as an author.

I recommend starting with Rode Hard, the first book in the series.


Saturday, June 15, 2019

Decision Time on Avery and Wilder's Story...

So, I've been working on Avery and Wilder's story for a few weeks. I had a (what I thought was) good outline and what was leftover from book one that I didn't use.

Let me back up a bit here. What I mean by "leftover from book one that I didn't use" is...

The first Omega Quadrant book was supposed to be Avery and Wilder's story. Gray's storyline was a secondary one, but after months of playing with it, shelving it for a while, and torturing it a little while, I realized who the REAL stars of that book were. So I pulled out all of the parts that were Gray, Jamie, and/or Rohan's, pieced it back together, and then figured out a way to move forward.

That left me with about fifteen scenes of Avery's that I couldn't use. So, when I returned to work on his story, I pulled those fifteen scenes out and took a look at them to see what I could still use and what might need to exit, stage left.

No authors want's to pitch words they've written. Ever. But sometimes it needs to happen. So I wrote an outline that used as much of what I had as possible and went to work. I pieced those scenes together and added some new scenes...

But it just didn't feel right.

So I took it apart again, did a little verbal surgery, and tried again. But it still didn't feel right.

I took a couple of days off, let my brain veg, and then came back to it.

Attempt #3 looked promising. I got about 40% of the book complete, but upon review a couple of days ago—it just didn't feel worthy of Avery and Wilder.

I don't feel the heat. I don't feel the connection between them. It just isn't right.

Let me tell you that I am well aware that His Surrogate Omega is the best thing I've ever written. I'm proud as hell of that story. It was my baby and I languished over it for nearly a year. I loved those characters and the journey they went on... so there's no way in hell I'm going to put out a sub-standard book to follow it up.

I know there are a lot of folks who want to read Avery and Wilder's story. Trust me, I'm one of them. I want the words I write to excite me and make me cry like the ones I wrote for Jamie, Rohan, and Gray.

Pushing it, forcing it... the end product won't be pretty. I've done that before, written a book because readers were vocal about wanting it and then we were all disappointed with the results. My muse needs to be ready to write that book, so I'm giving my muse a little more time to come up with the right path, even if it means utterly abandoning the pieces I've already written and coming up with something completely new. (Side note: I have this amazing scene I wrote with Avery that was supposed to be the first scene in book one. It got pushed to the prologue of book two... and I cannot lose this scene, but if it has to go, it has to go.)

So, I'm shelving their story a little while longer and letting my head and my heart figure that all out... and I'm moving on to write Tanner's story in the sister series, Alphas of the Western Provinces. Tanner's been SCREAMING since the end of One Wild Heat, so he's pleased. Maybe once I write One Wild Omega, I can get back to Wilder and Avery.

x
Kel

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The picture that got me kicked off Facebook...

Facebook reminded me this morning that it was my 5-year anniversary. And it is and it isn't. It has been 5 years since I started that account, but I started it after they banned my OLD ACCOUNT I'd already had for a few years.

Why'd they ban my account?

For sharing a picture of Brad Pitt.

Yes, Brad Pitt is the reason Facebook blocked me. Fuckin' Brad Pitt.

So, here is the picture that was so scandalous that FB had to crash my whole entire social media world in 2014.



I should be SO ASHAMED, right? I mean, it can't be much worse than that, right? A bare bum? SCANDALOUS!

Now, you might ask—why in the hell would they block you for a bum? Welp, FB was closing a lot of LGBTQIA authors, artists, and performers during that time period—one of their many rounds of surges. It didn't take much to get punted from their system. I'd already gotten a smack on the wrist for another photo, which one I can't recall, but I doubt it was any worse than this. Probably less. I didn't post nudity on my FB account because it was public at the time, so Brad's bum here WAS pushing the line a bit.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

FREE Short Story - Fireworks Over Bear Mountain


For those of you who've recently been devouring my Bear Mountain books on Kindle Unlimited, I thought I'd share a little freebie.


I shared this last summer as part of Manlove Fantasies Summer 2018 and then reposted it on my site for any stragglers to read.


Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Omegaverse FAQ -- When/Where do these stories take place?

My Omegaverse... generating a LOT of questions.

*Omega Rights? Does One Wild Heat happen later than His Surrogate Omega?

*This seems a lot like our world today. Is it?

*McCreary? Motherf*cking McCreary??? What is a McCreary doing there? Is this a mistake? Are you messing with us? You said this is a non-shifter omegaverse? WHERE ARE MY BEARS?

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Okay, I get it. You have questions. I will answer as many of them as possible without giving away spoilers for future books as possible.

Let's start with that first question...

My Omegaverse is a really big place. Basically, there are large provinces which are walled off. Inside these provinces, you might have a city, some suburban sprawl, and possibly some areas that are a bit less urban. Outside the province is a thick, heavy wall, manned by betas to keep the residents of NO MAN'S LAND out.

Each province has their own provincial government that sets the rules of law. Each has an alpha council and judiciary system.

Some provinces are conservative and give omegas few rights. Others are more progressive and offer omegas varying levels of freedoms.

So, long story short—One Wild Heat and His Surrogate Omega take place in the same time period. They simply take place in different provinces with different laws governing reproductive rights and omegas.


Okay, wait a minute... what the hell is NO MAN'S LAND?

No Man Land is the generic term for the areas outside the walls. These places are where the wild things live... those unwilling to be good alphas/betas/omegas and live under the same rules of society.  They tend to be a little wild, live under their own moral code (or lack thereof) and have been known to scale walls to steal omegas in the past. This happens less often in the current period, but occurred a lot back in the days of harems and warlords, in the eras following the Great Catastrophe.


What is the GREAT CATASTROPHE?

I'm afraid I can't fully answer that yet.

Series wise, it's been eons since it occurred—long enough that the verbal histories that came after blur the line between reality and myth. They all know something terrible happened to their world, but they're not sure exactly what.

But as their world grows more progressive, the search for answers grows more intriguing.


Which leads back to the second question at the top.

No, this is not our world. It's very much like our world.


Finally, the last question... Quinn McCreary and family... is there a connection to my Bear Mountain series.

Maybe.

Maybe not.

All I can say is this... my two series are NON-SHIFTER OMEGAVERSE.

I guess you'll have to keep reading if you want the full answer...


Tuesday, May 28, 2019

New Release: UNEXPECTED HEAT: An MPREG Omegaverse Short

I heard so many say they wished they'd gotten to see more of Gray and Rohan from His Surrogate Omega... and I took those comments to heart. I decided to revisit these guys and tell a little more of their journey.

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Gray and Rohan Parker have been through one hell of a year. A mating that started out with both life and death, they’ve held on tight to one another for months, just trying to survive. Needing some alone time, Rohan plans a lavish vacation to paradise for Gray’s next heat—the honeymoon they weren’t able to take. Now that their twins are fifteen-months, they hope to finally connect again and share an intimacy they haven’t been able to since the toddlers were made.

But a mix-up with the bags threatens their little piece of paradise and brings up old fears and buried emotions. They face up to the loss, the love, and their future together—and have to decide if they let nature take its course.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

NOW IN KU ~~ Both Bear Mountain Spinoffs ~~ Project Zed AND Midnight, Mississippi

If you've been waiting to read the PROJECT ZED and MIDNIGHT, MISSISSIPPI books until they were in Kindle Unlimited—welp, your wait is over.

Click on the links below to find them on Amazon.

*Click HERE to see the recommended reading order for the Bear Mountain, Project Zed, and Midnight series.






Recommended Reading Order for the Bear Mountain, Project Zed, and Midnight, Mississippi Books

Hi there! As many of you know, I began both Bear Mountain spinoff series midway through writing the twenty-three books* of Bear Mountain. 

Now that all three series are in Kindle Unlimited, there's been renewed interest in these series.

So here's a quick guide to which order I recommend them to be read in...




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Bear Mountain Books 1-18


Beast, Project Zed, 1

Bear Mountain Books 19-20

Bearly Midnight, Midnight Mississippi, 1

Project Zed and Midnight books 1-4** aren’t linked... so either series can be read 1st/2nd

Bear Mountain Books 21-22 should be read AFTER the end of Project Zed

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*Twenty-three books? Why do I only see twenty-two books for Bear Mountain?? Because Amazon doesn't like middle books and won't add them to series pages. Theirs by Bond is Bear Mountain Book 1.5 and it revisits Royce, Jared, and Carson from book one and expands on their story. And yes -- it's available in KU, too.

**The Midnight books also have one of those pesky 'in the middle books' that Amazon likes to hide. Theirs by Midnight is book 3.5. It is also in KU.

ALSO!!

The Midnight, Mississippi series is NOT complete. Book 5 has been on my to-write list for far too long. I need to get my butt in gear and write it. The Omegaverse books stole my muse's attention... especially since there's at least 2-3 more books to write in that series. When they come, I'm going to recommend they be read after Bear Mountain Books 21 and 22, just in case.

Friday, May 17, 2019

NEW RELEASE: One Wild Heat: An MPREG Omegaverse Book (Alphas of the Western Provinces, 1)

TODAY'S THE DAY!!!


One Wild Heat
An MPREG Omegaverse Book
Alphas of the Western Provinces, 1


After catching his beta boyfriend in bed with another alpha, Quinn McCreary needs a quiet space away before he does something he’ll regret—like let the man remain in his life. He heads up to the little used family lake house, hoping it’s enough distance between him and a cheating ex.

Too bad his younger omega brother has handed a key to that lake house to a friend who needs to cycle off his heat-blocking drugs. Bellamy Carter has waited too long and his body is struggling. He’s on the cusp of a wild heat—brought on by suppressing his nature too long. By the time he walks into the lake house, he’s in full heat… and there’s a sexy alpha across the room who’s more than willing to assist.

Quinn is enslaved by the instinct and goes into full rut. The pair spend several days in bed, sating the animal need within them both. When it’s over, they part awkwardly, still little more than strangers. Unsure how they feel about each other and the bond they’ve already seemed to forge, it’s not until they see each other again that they realize it wasn’t just a wild heat, but something more.

But will life get into the way of their happily ever after?

Note: This is NOT Avery's story. This is the first book in a new series based in the SAME WORLD as His Surrogate Omega.

This story takes place in a different province, where the laws governing omegas are less severe -- so these stories will be less angsty and a little more fluffy in comparison. There might be a tear or two, but I'm pretty sure they'll be happy ones!

My Coffee Addiction


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Omegaverse FAQ -- Heat Cycles in My Omegaverse

After explaining about the different heat medicines in a recent post, I had a few emails and messages, asking me about the heats themselves.

So I figured I'd explain them a little.

Heats in my Omegaverse revolve around the full moon. Omegas go into heat for 3-4 days around the full moon -- every 28 days. During this time, an unmedicated omega will beg an alpha to breed them. If an alpha is in an omega's presence during a heat, he will go into rut.

Most omegas go into their first heat between the ages of 15-17. Like anything else, there are those who sometimes fall outside the norm. Heats can start far earlier or much later.

An omega's first heat tends to be a bit chaotic. It almost always starts earlier -- several days before the full moon -- and often last more than the norm. But it's often not quite as powerful as an adult heat. Most younger omega in heat age do not suffer quite as strongly -- not until they've matured a bit more.

Most omegas begin using heat blocking meds immediately, from the very first heat. Like I explained in the previous post, Heat Repress was created to assist young, unmated omegas, and those between pregnancies -- so it was not meant to take continuously for more than a few years at a time. Heatex, being significantly stronger, has to be cycled off for a month every 1-2 years.

Occasionally, when an omega meets their alpha for the first time, it can trigger a spontaneous heat - full moon or not. This is also sometimes called a contact heat. It doesn't happen to all omegas and a spontaneous heat isn't as strong as a full heat -- but an alpha can scent an omega in this type of heat and go into a rut.

***Edit to note -- an omega is less fertile in a spontaneous/contact heat than any other. Mating is much less likely to result in a pregnancy during one of these.

A wild heat is when an omega has not cycled off Heat Repress or Heatex within the time frame per the medicine. In a wild heat, an omega loses complete control and medicine or not, will go into a very strong, overwhelming heat. Omegas experiencing one have been known to attempt climbing walls or otherwise escaping their confines just to beg any alpha to breed them. A wild heat also tends to confuse an omega and their scent receptors—making them assume any random alpha breeding them is their alpha and creating a sense of bonding that might or might not be correct.

In the months leading up to a wild heat, an omega will begin experiencing growing lust during their heats, above normal levels - even while medicated. It's a warning sign that they need to cycle off as soon as possible.

When an omega cycles off, they must find a safe space to do so—if they aren't somewhere like the Omega Quadrant and behind the safety of the walls. Betas in the family can assist in watching over the omega, or a gated location under lock and key is recommended -- somewhere away from alphas.

Also, not much is widely known in the Eastern Provinces (where His Surrogate Omega takes place) regarding cycling off or wild heats -- as most omegas don't take Heat Repress for more than a decade at a time. Most take it significantly less. Gray was a rare omega, taking Heat Repress for nearly two decades... and the meds were beginning to fail him.

In the Western Provinces, omegas have more rights. They're allowed educations and into the workforce, giving rise to a better understanding of omega reproductive health in recent decades.

Make sure you check out ONE WILD HEAT (Alphas of the Western Provinces, 1) when it releases May 17th!




Sunday, May 12, 2019

PREORDER NOW! One Wild Heat: An MPREG Omegaverse Book

One Wild Heat
An MPREG Omegaverse Book
(Alphas of the Western Provinces, 1)

~Coming to Amazon & Kindle Unlimted 17 May 2019~



After catching his beta boyfriend in bed with another alpha, Quinn McCreary needs a quiet space away before he does something he’ll regret—like let the man remain in his life. He heads up to the little used family lake house, hoping it’s enough distance between him and a cheating ex.

Too bad his younger omega brother has handed a key to that lake house to a friend who needs to cycle off his heat-blocking drugs. Bellamy Carter has waited too long and his body is struggling. He’s on the cusp of a wild heat—brought on by suppressing his nature too long. By the time he walks into the lake house, he’s in full heat… and there’s a sexy alpha across the room who’s more than willing to assist.

Quinn is enslaved by the instinct and goes into full rut. The pair spend several days in bed, sating the animal need within them both. When it’s over, they part awkwardly, still little more than strangers. Unsure how they feel about each other and the bond they’ve already seemed to forge, it’s not until they see each other again that they realize it wasn’t just a wild heat, but something more.

But will life get into the way of their happily ever after?

Note: This is NOT Avery and Wilder's story. It's the first book in a new series based in the SAME WORLD as His Surrogate Omega.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Coming 17 May 2019 ~ One Wild Heat

One Wild Heat
An MPREG Omegaverse Book
(Alphas of the Western Provinces, 1)

~Coming 17 May 2019~

After catching his beta boyfriend in bed with another alpha, Quinn McCreary needs a quiet space away before he does something he’ll regret—like let the man remain in his life. He heads up to the little used family lake house, hoping it’s enough distance between him and a cheating ex.

Too bad his younger omega brother has handed a key to that lake house to a friend who needs to cycle off his heat-blocking drugs. Bellamy Carter has waited too long and his body is struggling. He’s on the cusp of a wild heat—brought on by suppressing his nature too long. By the time he walks into the lake house, he’s in full heat… and there’s a sexy alpha across the room who’s more than willing to assist.

Quinn is enslaved by the instinct and goes into full rut. The pair spend several days in bed, sating the animal need within them both. When it’s over, they part awkwardly, still little more than strangers. Unsure how they feel about each other and the bond they’ve already seemed to forge, it’s not until they see each other again that they realize it wasn’t just a wild heat, but something more.

But will life get into the way of their happily ever after?

Note: This new series is based in the same world as His Surrogate Omega (Omega Quadrant, 1) -- though it's in another part of that world where the provincial laws are slightly different. The omegas there have a little more freedom, so these stories aren't quite as angsty as its sister series. But there still might be a couple of tears involved. Happy ones, I promise.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Omegaverse FAQ -- What are these heat drugs the omegas take?

I know you have questions about Heat Repress and what it does exactly.

Or the drugs Avery is taking to let him pass as a beta... I mean, what the hell are they and where the hell did he find them?

So, here's all you need to know about the heat drugs our omegas might or might not be on in my Omegaverse books.

**Note -- if you're interested in reading more about heats in my Omegaverse, check out THIS post.


1. Heat Repress  

This is the one most of you are familiar with from His Surrogate Omega. It's the drug that's threatening to stop working for Gray and the reason he feels he has no choice but to become a surrogate -- to give his body a break.

Heat Repress doesn't completely curb an omega's heat. On it, they are still riddled with lust and the desire to be mated, but the urge is contained and prevents an unmated omega from going over the edge, climbing the city walls, and begging ANY alpha to breed him.

Alphas in an omega-in-heat's presence will go into partial rut.

It must be taken twice daily -- morning and evening -- starting on the day before a heat begins (linked to the lunar cycle) through to the end of the heat -- a total of four days.

It does NOT prevent pregnancy.

It does nothing to hide an omega's scent from alphas.

For mated couples, it allows clarity of mind. So things like condoms don't get forgotten in the heat of the moment.

Truly meant to help younger, unmated omegas until they find their mates—as well as mated ones between pregnancies—it isn't made to be on long-term. Hence Gray's issue with it beginning to fail him.


2. Heatex

Illegal in the Eastern Provinces (where His Surrogate Omega takes place) this is basically a much, much stronger version of Heat Repress. Omegas in the Western Provinces have already battled for their rights and use Heatex and Scentex to control their own reproductive rights.

Heatex curbs 80-90% of an omega's heat. There's still a bit of lust, but it can be easily contained and does not bring their world to a complete halt.

Alphas in the presence of an omega on Heatex do not go into rut (unless it's beginning to fail -- then they'll go into varying stages of rut depending on how bad the failure is...)

The pills must be taken twice daily -- morning and evening -- starting on the day before a heat begins (linked to the lunar cycle) through to the end of the heat -- a total of four days -- just like Heat Repress.

It does NOT prevent pregnancy.

It does nothing to hide an omega's scent from alphas.

One con to Heatex, like Heat Repress, it can fail if an omega uses it non-stop without an occasional break. Once every year or two, an omega needs to cycle off. Because it's stronger than Heat Repress, that failure happens faster. If an omega continuously takes Heatex non-stop, it will fail them in 3-5 years.

Sometimes it's difficult for an unmated omega to cycle off. They must be in a safe place, protected, to ensure they can cycle off without the chances of being bred. This sometimes leads some omegas to overuse and less cycling off -- especially those with less financial means.


3. Scentex

Also illegal in the Eastern Provinces, the omegas of the Western Provinces use this drug to mask their scent. It allows them the freedom to move amongst alphas without worrying their alpha could find them and publicly claim them. On Scentex, their alpha could pass by them without an idea their omega was within arm's reach.

It also helps curb their desire for their alpha, as it impacts their own scent glands, too. In other words, an omega knows their alpha at first scent -- but they can control their reaction better thanks to the Scentex.

Scentex is a liquid/injectable. It must be administered once every three months via syringe into a fatty part of the body. Once a dosage is missed, it can take up to three weeks before an omega's scent becomes detectable again.

It does NOT prevent pregnancy.

It does nothing to alter an omega's heat.

****UPDATE TO ADD - Scentex is made to be used in conjunction with Heatex. If an omega is in heat, Scentex might not be strong enough to fully cover the scent of an omega's slick. An alpha nearby could potentially scent him, particularly in close quarters in an enclosed space. ****


4. Birth Control 

There are birth control pills in this world, but they're illegal in many provinces. There's also side effects that can cause an omega to become infertile, which has helped cause a bit of a stigma surrounding any omega or couple who uses them in the provinces that do allow them.

Condoms are the prophylactic of choice in most provinces and are very effective if used properly.

Abstinence is also used in some cases, particularly nursing omegas unable to return to their heat blocking drugs. While nursing, most omegas' heats are naturally milder anyway thanks to the higher levels of pregnancy hormones still in their blood, so they tend not to suffer as much on their own.

**Note -- if you're interested in reading more about heats in my Omegaverse, check out THIS post.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

May 2019 Writing Update -- AKA -- "No offense, but when THE FUCK is there going to be a new book??"

I know, I know...

I usually put books out at a fairly regular clip and here lately I've not been doing that.

I had some health issues and had to take a few weeks off writing to heal. It's still a process and I'm not 100%, but I'm getting there. And I have some good news... there are some new books coming.

Bad news... the muse wasn't ready to complete Wilder and Avery's story quite yet.

I WON'T force it. I've forced books before (recently, Bear Mountain 22) and it's painful to do and I'm never happy with the completed product. Wilder and Avery deserve better than that.

While doing a little brainstorming for Wilder and Avery's story, I realized there were a few questions about the drugs Avery is taking to conceal who he is. Where did they come from? How did he get them? What is the difference between Heat Repress and whatever it is he's on?

The answers to those questions led me toward a new path in my Omegaverse. Since the muse was dragging on Wilder and Avery's story, I turned my attention there. So, in other words -- there is a new novel based in the Omegaverse coming later this month -- One Wild Heat (Alphas of the Western Provinces, 1).

It's already done and in my editor's hands. Beta readers have given me the thumbs up -- so I think we're getting close. I hope to release it mid-May.



Now, a lot of you have commented that you really wish there had been more one on one time with Gray and Rohan at the end of His Surrogate Omega. I heard you. And you're getting what you asked for. I'm nearly done writing a Gray and Rohan short story that takes place when the twins are 15 months old.

It's slated for release late May!



I'm also a part of an upcoming promotion for Memorial Day! I'll be one of 20+ authors participating in the SUMMER HEAT MPREG Giveaway! More details on that will come closer to the end of the May!



Once that short story is completed, the plan is to get back to Wilder and Avery's story - His Reluctant Omega. The hope is to write THE END by June and get it out June/July -- but I have to let my muse lead the way. I want their story to be amazing and rival His Surrogate Omega as your favorite :)


Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Neu - Mit ihnen verbunden (Bear Mountain auf Deutsch, 1.5)

A little announcement for my German readers...

Mit ihnen verbunden 
(Bear Mountain auf Deutsch, 1.5)

Ohne viel nachzudenken, gab Carson sein Leben in der menschlichen Welt auf, um nach Bear Mountain zu ziehen und bei seinen Gefährten Jared und Royce zu leben. Die Verbindung, die er zu seinen beiden Bären spürte, fühlte sich so mächtig an, dass er sich kopfüber in ein neues Abenteuer stürzte.

Mit der Zeit lässt die starke, sofortige Lust, die sie in diesen ersten Tagen verspürten, etwas nach und das Gewicht einer neuen, aufkeimenden Romanze lastet auf ihren Schultern. Dazu bilden sich Zweifel, die ihre Chance auf eine gemeinsame Zukunft bedrohen.

Sie alle entdecken schnell, dass eine Beziehung von allen Seiten Mühe erfordert und Verpflichtungen nötig sein werden, damit sie nach der Lust ihrer tierischen Verpaarung auch die Liebe finden können, die sie alle von Anfang an für möglich gehalten haben.

Es sei denn, sie werden vorher durch Geheimnisse auseinandergerissen.

Hinweis: Ein homoerotischer Liebesroman für Erwachsene mit explizitem Inhalt. Enthält M/M/M, M-preg. Dieser Band knüpft an Band 1, An zwei Bären gebunden, an und sollte nach diesem gelesen werden.

Die weiteren Bände der Reihe gehen auf die romantische Beziehung anderer Hauptfiguren ein. Zum besseren Verständnis und um die gesamte Geschichte aller Figuren und die übergreifende Handlung zu erfahren, empfiehlt es sich, alle Bände in der Reihenfolge ihres Erscheinens zu lesen.

Länge: 25.300 Wörter

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