Coastal Magic Convention, Kiernan Kelly

Countdown to Coastal Magic Convention: An Interview With Kiernan Kelly

Coastal Magic ConLynn: Hi, Kiernan, thanks for being here with us today. First off, tell us how you got interested in writing?

Kiernan: For most of my life, I was (and continue to be, I hope) an artist. I used mostly dry media, and participated in art shows around the state of Florida. Even won a few blue ribbons (go me!). But then, in the very early 2000’s, a friend introduced me to something called, “fanfiction.”

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3.5 Stars, Anthology, Kiernan Kelly, Paranormal Romance, Reviewed by Lana, Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Urban Fantasy, Torquere Press

A Trio Of Fantasies Rounds Out Kiernan Kelly’s “The Fantasy Collection”

Title: The Fantasy Collection

Author: Kiernan Kelly

Publisher: Torquere Press

Pages/Word Count: 73 Pages

Rating: 3.5 Stars

Blurb: This collection features three tales of fantastical lives and impossible love. Suspend your belief, and dive into a trio of stories filled with incredible circumstances, and magical influences. In Mr. Fix-It, a frustrated consumer finds himself the owner of a futuristic android who comes equipped a secret BDSM function. A young man whose life is continually complicated by the presence of the ghosts of three stubborn-if-well-meaning music legends, finds old time rock and roll to be just the thing he needs to find love. Finally, a sheriff in a town on the outskirts of Hell finds love despite his constant battle with evil’s minions.

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Bryan Keating, Charlie Cochet, GayRomLit, Jason Lloyd, Jay Northcote, Katey Hawthorne, Kiernan Kelly, Lou Hoffmann, Mari Evans, Peter Monn, Reviewed by Taz, Rhys Ford, Rick R. Reed, Sneak Peek, Thianna D, Wade Kelly

Here’s A Sneak Peek At The Coming Week And An Intro To Our Newest Reviewer

Happy Sunday, everyone, I hope you’ve all had a fantastic week! We’ve just closed out another great seven days of author visits, giveaways and reviews. And, guess what? Well, we’ve got an equally outstanding week just waiting to get underway.

In addition to all the that, I’m also thrilled to introduce the newest member of our review team, Taz! He comes to us with plenty of reviewing experience, so without further ado, here’s the man himself:

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Taz_TNATaz: The largest carnivorous marsupial in the world is characterized by its stocky and muscular build, broad head, pungent odor, extremely loud and disturbing screech, keen sense of smell and apparent ferocity when feeding. That’s me! Voracious lover of romance, I keep a wealth of good books in my pouch to keep my appetite satisfied. But when I read, it’s with a hunger. So bring on the stories. I can’t get enough of ‘em. Oh, but I don’t have a pungent odor…or so I’m told.

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Having met him in person, I can vouch for him…he does not stink in any way!

Now, have a look at what’s in store, and be sure to stay tuned for more reviews and the chance to win some great prizes.


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MondayRhys Ford kicks off the week with an exclusive Cover Reveal and Excerpt from the forthcoming Down and Dirty

Jason Lloyd also helps us start the week off on the Queer Dirty Laundry Blog Tour

Tuesday – Today brings us another Cover Reveal and Giveaway from Lou Hoffmann, author of the YA fantasy novel Key of Behilseth

Bryan Keating also joins us today on the Paused Blog Tour, with a Guest Post and Giveaway

WednesdayKatey Hawthorne is back today for another Countdown to GRL Celebration Guest Post

ThursdayCharlie Cochet pops in today with a Cover Reveal of her upcoming historical romance, A Rose by Any Other Name

Wade Kelly is also our guest today with a guest post on the Names Can Never Hurt Me Blog Tour

This month’s installment of Rick R. Reed: True Confessions will be a short exposé on his upcoming novel Husband Hunters

FridayJay Northcote joins us today with an exclusive excerpt and giveaway on the Nothing Special Blog Tour

SaturdayMari Evans joins us on the Trusting Love Blog Tour and Giveaway

Kiernan Kelly is also here today with a Countdown to Coastal Magic Convention Interview

Sunday – We’ve got an Exclusive Excerpt from Thianna D’s Breathe Each Other In

Peter Monn is also our guest on The Before Now and After Then Blog Tour

And that rounds out the week ahead. Until next week, happy reading!

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BA Tortuga, Julia Talbot, Kiernan Kelly, Torquere Press

What’s Not To Love About Cowboys? – Welcome BA Tortuga On The “Midnight Rodeo: Homecoming” Blog Tour and Giveaway

Doc2When I think of cowboys, it’s hard not to romanticize and fantasize about the lonesome man on the open trail rather than the ranch hand or the rodeo cowboy we often see in fiction. Does BA like a certain type of cowboy, and what does she find sexy about them?

Cowboys are my weakness.

I have to tell y’all, I’m a Texan to the bone. My daddy is a cowboy, my brothers are cowboys and my wife swears that I’m a cowboy to the bone. Now, I can tell you, my daddy’s position is, “never never marry with a rodeo cowboy and never sleep with a working cowboy. Find yourself a rancher and marry one of those.”

I tend to write a Texas cowboy because the voice is as familiar as breathing. I love the lyrics of Texas, the colloquialisms, the rock-and-sway of our syntax. The lingo of Texas and of cowboys fascinate me. Continue reading

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5 Stars, Elizabeth L. Brooks, Jaya Christopher, Kassandra Lea, Kiernan Kelly, Mychael Black, Nicole Forcine, Reviewed by Lana, Torquere Press, Winnie Jerome

The Anthology “Spinning the Top” Turns The Tables – Reviewed by Lana


“He needed the hand on his shoulder, the kiss to his temple and the hot, ragged breath of his Master over his face.” ― Casey K. Cox


Title: Spinning the Top

Author: Anthology

Publisher: Torquere Press

Pages/Word Count: 129 Pages

Rating: 5 Stars

Blurb: The stories of Spinning the Top will spin you until you’re so dizzy you can’t tell top from bottom! In “Subspace” by Kiernan Kelly, Dominant Gray Shade has his hands full trying to rein in his out-of-control submissive, Craig. In “A Taste of Sin” by Kassandra Lea, the angel Samuel pays a visit to his secret lover in the heart of Las Vegas. In “Ollie’s Jock” by Nicole Forcine, Larry thanks his tutor Oliver in a very special way.
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4 Stars, Kiernan Kelly, Reviewed by Lynn, Torquere Press

Kiernan Kelly’s “The Keeper” Is Filled With Twists And Lots Of Action – Reviewed by Lynn


“They’re in love. Fuck the war.” ― Thomas Pynchon


Title: The Keeper

Author: Kiernan Kelly

Publisher: Torquere Press

Pages/Word Count: 204 Pages

Rating: 4 Stars

Blurb: After millennia of hiding in the shadows, the creatures of myth known collectively as “The Others,” have stepped forward into the light of day and demanded the right to live in peace, sharing the planet humans had long claimed as their own.
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