Monday, July 7, 2014

On The Edge; A New Contemporary Erotic Romance by Mari Brown Plus Free Giveaway


Leaving an abusive life behind is not a crime.

Katarina Roberts’ only goal is to get the hell out of Belmont, and the further away, the better. After living with an abusive mother most of her life, her brother Drew, part of the town’s notorious Knight Crime family,  is doing everything he can to help her attend school at UCLA.

Cole Knight is being groomed to take over the Knight family business. A lethal combination of sexy and dangerous, he has no interest in a relationship… until he meets Kat. Cole wants Kat, and will stop at nothing to have her and keep her, and make her part of the ‘family’.

Kat and Cole have an explosive connection from the first moment they lay eyes on one another.

Now, Kat faces the hardest choice of her life… Cole or UCLA?  Cole would mean dealing with everything that comes from being a “Knight.”  A world where you are constantly worrying about your loved ones being hurt or possibly worse.  But loving him makes it seem worth it. Or does she stick with the plan to get as far away from Belmont as possible?  Will she give up her dreams of UCLA for Cole?


“Kat, go upstairs with Cole and pack your shit! Pete and I are gonna have a little chat with Jimmy boy here.”

Drew doesn’t turn to look at me, and Cole gently guides me towards the stairs. As if floating on a cloud, my brain doesn’t register what is happening around me.

When we reach the top of the stairs, Cole whispers, “Where’s your room, Kitten?”

His voice brings me out of my haze. With his body pressed right up against my back, his heat radiates through me and heads straight to my throbbing pussy. I want to turn around, fuse my mouth to his, wrap my legs around his waist, and devour him, but I’m frozen in place. As if sensing what I’m feeling, Cole turns me so that we’re face to face. I look up into those gorgeous blue eyes, and my brain goes fuzzy. I can’t breathe right. His eyes darken, and at that moment, I realize that we’re in a shitload of trouble because he’s just as attracted to me as I am to him. This is so not good.

I shake my head to clear the fogginess from my brain, turn around, and head towards my room. Cole closes the door behind us. I pull a suitcase out of the closet and start tossing my clothes in it while Cole sits down on my bed to watch me. The desire burning in his eyes distracts me from what I need to be doing.

“Fucking stop looking at me like that, asshole!” I yell in a low tone so that they don’t hear me downstairs. “I can’t hook up with you, no matter what my body is saying to me. My brother would fucking flip.”

“Your brother won't say shit. He answers to me, not the other way around. When I want something, I go for it, and Kitten, I want you, so I will have you.”

“Stop calling me Kitten. My name is Kat. K.A.T. Kat. Got it?”

“Well, you're Kitten to me, and that’s what I'm going to call you.”

I have been writing as far back as I can remember.  I spent most of my teen years writing short stories that my friends were always begging for more for me it was nothing more than a hobby and a way to entertain myself even though I did manage to get published in the school paper a couple times.

I met and married my very own Alpha male 19 years ago and we have a 18 year old daughter, and two sons ages 15 and 14.  We have 3 dogs and 2 cats.  There is never a dull moment around my house.  We live on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Alabama.  We are blessed to have a home on the river and to have the beach just 20 minutes away.

Over the years I wrote a few short stories in between raising my babies but it wasn’t until 2012 I decided I needed to pursue my dream of writing a full novel. It took awhile but in January of 2014 my debut novel was self published.  There is always a story in my head and characters talking to me.  I enjoy being able to share my characters with others.

Twitter: @MariBrownAuthor

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