Tuesday, September 26, 2017

New Release: Border Town


Some stories may be based upon reality – loosely.

You know that disclaimer that appears in the beginning of books that says the story is not based upon anyone or life? Well, that’s not exactly true with Border Town, the first book in my new SLICE series.

Growing up, I heard stories about how my grandparents met at a USO dance in southern Texas. My grandmother was attending with her sisters, and they met my grandfather and his friends. The three sisters ended up marrying the three military buddies.

My grandmother

My grandfather
Grandma came from a family with its roots deep into the Texan soil. They own a ranch, which even has a private family cemetery.  Over the past year, I lost both of my grandparents. Grandma lived to a rich age of 99, and thoroughly enjoyed reading romance novels.

Border Town captures the spirit of the history. While my grandfather wasn’t a member of a secret government group, he was in the Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines. The family ranch really did lose land during a massive hurricane in the 1940s.

Who knows what it possibly could have unleashed!

Border Town
SLICE Agency, book one
After Glows Publishing

A thin line exists between reality and the paranormal, between one country and the next. Lucia grew up stuck between cultures on the border of Texas and Mexico and the wavy lines of reality. With the help of her two sisters, she runs the family ranch, or what’s left of it.

Years ago, a hurricane shifted the river, cutting through the property with their land partially ending up on the other side of the Rio Grande. Mother Nature unleashed more than land wars. Legend tells of a supernatural beast slaughtering the livestock every seven years. When the carcasses of goats show up drained of blood, she reaches out for help.

Shaw McDiamond doesn’t want to be stuck in a hick town chasing after the myth of the chupacabra. As part of an elite force of paranormal agents that work the border, Shaw’s group, SLICE, exposes aliens of another kind. This vampiric creature is like nothing he’s encountered, and the woman he’s working with unnerves him even more. 

Lucia and Shaw clash over folklore and reality, fate and free will. As the killings escalate with the attack of a ranch hand, the storm returns, and the two become trapped in an ever-shifting world they can’t control. And to survive, they’ll have to do it together.

Available now!




Review-a-palooza Contest!

To celebrate the release of Border Town, I’m offering a giveaway. While you don’t have to review the book to enter, you will get more entries!

Grand prize: Swag Pack with Louisa Bacio blanket, and $10 Amazon card
Other prizes: 2 signed, print copies of books; $10 Starbucks gift card; $5 Amazon gift card

Contest is open wherever allowed. Shipping of the Swag Pack is U.S. only. Books will be shipped internationally. Contest ends Oct. 13, 2017 (my birthday is the 12th!).

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Tell me: What’s your favorite urban myth? 

Until next time!

Louisa Bacio

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Slow Burn by Sascha Illyvich @SaschaIllyvich

Tempting secrets of an angel

Seductive mysteries of the beast
Derrick, a former spy, has been asked to protect the sultry Sonja, a death metal singer whose magical voice grabs him by the balls and won’t let go. He’ll protect her, all right…with every part of his body tight against hers.

"I'm burning for you, baby. I need inside of you. Beg me," he growled, a low sound that rumbled through her chest, exciting her further.

Her touch hardened him and made his nerves very aware of the swell of her ass and luscious curve of her breasts.

Right now his fingers were walking a delicate, arousing line up her spine.

Sonja uses her voice to purge her fans of their darkness, their hate and hopelessness. But evil forces want to use her magic for their own ends. All she wants, at this point, is safety for herself and her band.

When Derrick and Sonja team up, Sonja does her best to resist the lure of safety he represents, until a radical league that wants her dead propels her into his arms. Will his help be enough? Or will she lose her heart to him, only to be killed in the process of saving the world?


Author Bio:  Sascha, who was proclaimed by the publishing industry as The Gentleman Playboy of Romance, started writing eighteen years ago. His erotic romances have been listed under Night Owl Romance’s and Road to Romance’s Recommended read lists, and he’s been nominated for a CAPA by The Romance Studio.  Recently, Torn to Pieces was a USA TODAY Recommended Read.
Sascha is a trained and experienced public speaker, and enjoys giving talks and teaching, particularly on aspects of romance, erotic romance, and writing.   He was the former host of The Unnamed Romance Show on Radio Dentata, and is fond of doing guest spots and interviews, on both traditional radio and podcasts.

Sascha writes for City Lights Publishing, Red Sage, Sizzler Editions, Totally Bound, and Decadent Publishing.


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Friday, July 21, 2017

What are you reading this weekend? New release!


The Brothers Ménage

Who says all fairytale princesses are cursed?

Blessed with the ability to shift on the first three days of the New Moon, Princess Daphne vows to find a romantic connection before her father locks her into a loveless, arranged marriage.

Twins Cliff and Jacob know all the animals in the forest, until they come across shifter Daphne, who appears to them in different forms before transforming into a human.

As time runs out, the brothers from the wrong side of the tracks must weigh if a lifetime with Daphne is worth sharing their own secret, and if it’ll make a difference. 


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