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Keta Diablo

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Keta is a multi-published author of paranormal, historical and occasionally gay fiction (paranormal). In 2009, her erotic romance Decadent Deceptions was a finalist in the RWA Molly contest. In 2010, Keta's entry Phoenix Rising finaled in the Scarlet Boa contest and in 2011 Keta's acclaimed paranormal shifter, Where The Rain is Made, was nominated by Authors After Dark for a BOOKIE AWARD AND by Deep In The Heart of Romance for BEST ROMANCE OF THE YEAR.In 2014 Sky Tinted Water was nominated for a Rone Award.

Many of her books, including her gay fiction series CROSSROADS have won numerous awards: Top Reviewer's Pick, Recommended Read and Best Book of the Month.

If you'd like to know more about Keta and her latest releases, she haunts the Net he...more

La Romance Torride
Means ‘Steamy Romance’. It sounds delicious in any language, but in the language of love it becomes exhilarating. From historical to contemporary, paranormal to cowboys, this collection has something spicy for every taste.

With two full length novels and three novellas, La Romance Torride will warm your heart —and other places—for hours on end!

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Where the Rain is Made
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Crossroads (Crossroads, #1)
3.27 of 5 stars 3.27 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2008 — 9 editions
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The Sin Eater's Prince
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Land of Falling Stars
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Decadent Deceptions
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Valentine's Vindication
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Kissed from Beyond
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CROSSROADS (Gay & Lesbian)
1 chapters   —   updated Dec 23, 2011 09:40AM
Description: About the book: Handsome ex-cop Frank McGuire is on a quest to locate his dead partner'smissing son. Rand Brennan has an identity issue, exacerbated since the death of his father. Hoping to find himself, Rand drops out of college,takes to the streets, and doesn't realize he's embroiled in duplicityand murder. In order to save Rand, Frank must confront the nefariouskillers and . . . confront his long-suppressed feelings for Rand. Elements: scenes of intense sexual activity.
Chasing Love and Guilty Pleasures (Romance)
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Description: With visions of battle still fresh in his mind, Roane Bradfield returns home to find the woman he loves betrothed to another. He corners Kendrick Moreland at Dowager Huggins’ Grand Ball and whisks her into the secluded library. One way or the other, he will know the reason the duplicitous beauty cut him from her life when she promised to wait forever. Kendrick can’t believe her eyes when Roane suddenly appears at the ball. Has he truly risen from the dead? Amid wagging tongues and hushed murmurs, the fantasy of her every dream whisks her from the ballroom. And the expression on his face is anything but loving. Revenge, danger and passion collide in the Cradle of Dreams. Nook: Kindle US:
The Devil's Heel - Keta Diablo (Gay & Lesbian)
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Description: Five years ago Drew Hibbard dismissed Rogan Brockport from his life. Now, they meet again at the Governor’s Ball and, at all costs, Rogan will know the reason for the sudden, unexplained cut. After Rogan saves Drew’s life during a pirate raid, he kidnaps him, and the perfect opportunity to extract answers from Drew is finally at hand. Betrayal. Retribution. Undying Love. The Devil’s Heel
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message 37: by C.J.

C.J. Heck C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Keta,

It's such a pleasure to have you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes.

Warm regards,

message 36: by Keta

Keta Decadent Deceptions

Theme: EROTIC Romance/Historical
Special content: Voyeurism
25+ five-star reviews
RWA Molly Contest Finalist
Bondage/spanking/anal sex

About Decadent Deceptions:
Desperate to win Morgan’s love, Olivia Breedlove embarks on a reckless folly of cat and mouse. Morgan stays one step ahead of the woman he's loved for years, more so when he discovers the road Olivia travels is strewn with duplicity and murder.

A decade ago, Morgan was a heartbeat away from taking Olivia’s virginity. Her father, Thaddeus, intervened and threatened to meet him over pistols if he ever looked at his daughter again.

Thaddeus is dead now, and Morgan will not ignore the ravenous hunger he’s harbored for the woman. One way or the other, he will quench this burning desire and make Olivia his forever.

Watch the video trailer:

$2.99 through July 2012
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message 35: by Erica

Erica Pike Thanks for accepting, Keta :)

message 34: by Keta

Keta Ah, thanks so much! I appreciate your support, believe me.

Best, Keta

Hope you enjoy the books

PaParanormalFan Renee Hello Keta,

Thank you for the Friend Invite, I'm a BIG Fan of your writing & have several of your Books...& will continue to keep getting more. :)
Take Care,
PaParanormalFan (Renee’ S.)

message 32: by Keta

Keta February 3rd and 4th
Holding On To Heaven

FREE! BOOK! FREE copy of HOLDING ON TO HEAVEN 2day Keta Diablo! Western, Erotic, kindle


message 31: by Keta

Keta Happy New Year everyone!

Popping in to tell you about my latest release coming to a Kindle & Nook near you in January (this month)! Dark Night of the Moon is a paranormal shifter novel based on Native American lore. If you read my book Where The Rain Is Made (nominated for a Bookie Award) you'll love DNOTM!

About Dark Night of the Moon (sequel to Holding On To Heaven):

Creed Gatlin flees to Arizona intent on eradicating the haunting memories of his brother’s wife. Brand Gatlin, presumed dead, resurfaces after a long absence and with his re-emergence, the destinies of those he loves is altered forever.

In a land rife with war and danger, Sage must travel to the village of her husband’s People. There, she is reunited with Crooked Back, the ancient healer. On the long trek back to Full Circle, devious plots are underfoot and peril lurks around every corner for Sage, Lauren and Peter Pa.

Dark Night of the Moon will take you on an unforgettable journey of war, violence, overwhelming grief, and finally, love.

My other books:
Cradle of Dreams, Erotic Time Travel $1.49
Cradle of Dreams

Crossroads, Novella 1 Gay Fiction, $2.99 Crossroads

Crossroads Revisited, Novella 2, Gay Fiction $2.99
Crossroads Revisited

Crossroads Showdown, Novella 3, Gay Fiction $2.99
Crossroads Showdown

Crossroads Shadowland, Novella 4, Gay Fiction $2.99
Crossroads Shadowland

Dust and Moonlight, Fantasy/Time Travel $2.99
Dust and Moonlight

Holding On To Heaven, Historical Romance $2.99
Holding on to Heaven

Land of Falling Stars, Historical Romance $2.99
Land of Falling Stars

Long Hard Ride, Gay Fiction Western $2.99
Long Hard Ride

Sojourn With a Stranger, Paranormal Romance $2.99
Sojourn With A Stranger

Where The Rain Is Made, Paranormal Romance (Shifter)
Where the Rain is Made $3.99

Lots more coming in 2012. To find out release dates of my new books, follow Keta's Keep, I hold many contests on my blog and give away Gift Certificates and books!

Hope to see you soon, Keta
Twitter: @ketadiablo

message 30: by Keta

Keta Hi Rachel, thanks for FINDING me. I'm not on Goodreads much. Better get organized, huh?

Hugs, Keta

message 29: by Rachel

Rachel Firasek Hey, girl, thanks for friending me!

message 28: by Keta

Keta Hi fans and friends, thanks so much for following me.

If you'd like to know more about my latest releases and contests, please sign up for my newsletter at my web site. I give away three books every month when the newsletter is released. It's not just about my books -- I share trivia, jokes, love quotes, *new* author news and much more. You can sign up here if you like: Keta's Author Home

And, of course, I also give away books from my romance blog, Keta's Keep, Keta's Keep Romance Blog and my Facebook page: Keta On Facebook

Thanks again, and have a wonderful summer! Happy reading, Keta

message 27: by Keta

Keta The wonderful Author Island is hosting a Cyber Launch party today for my historical/paranormal Sojourn With A Stranger. Want to win books? Stop by and say hi, leave your name.

Hope to see you there, Keta

AuthorIsland Super congrats on the release of SOJOURN WITH A STRANGER!!!

Today on , we're celebrating Keta Diablo's latest release, an erotic paranormal historical called SOJOURN WITH A STRANGER.


Penniless when she arrives in Norfolk, her mother and father drowned at sea, Raine Brinsley longs to return home to her grandfather in Maine. When Derek Stafford, owner of a large plantation, offers a solution to her dilemma, she's stunned, if not outraged. She'd prefer to fulfill the contract to have his child and forget about him and his self-serving scheme. If only she could dispel the passion he's awakened in her.

Derek Stafford's only wish is to father an heir to Stafford House, thus securing his future. He didn't count on the Scottish lass with green eyes interfering with his well-laid plan. After one night in her arms, guilt, not to mention the loss of his soul, becomes his penance. He'll do anything to win her back, anything to quench the hunger tormenting his soul.

Learn more at

WIN - Today, there are two ways to win! First, leave Keta a question today at and please leave your email address so we can contact you if you are today's winner.

Second way to win, follow , and then leave a comment on her blog during her Cyber Launch Party today. A winner from each blog will be chosen to win their choice of ebook from Keta's Booklist!

message 25: by AuthorIsland (last edited Apr 13, 2011 10:31AM)

AuthorIsland A huge warm welcome to AuthorIsland goes out to author Keta Diablo! Check out the great interview we just posted with her!

AuthorIsland Hi Keta!!!

Congrats on the new anthology release!!!

Today at , we're celebrating the release of a new erotic paranormal anthology!

KISSED FROM BEYOND - An Erotic Paranormal Anthology with stories from Stacey Kennedy, Elise Hepner, Amber Scott, and Keta Diablo

Stories include 'TILL WE MEET AGAIN by Stacey Kennedy, ONE RUB MORE by Elise Hepner, A LOVE SOUL DEEP by Amber Scott and CRADLE OF DREAMS by Keta Diablo.


WIN - Leave Stacey, Elise, Amber and/or Keta a question today at their Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for a WONDERFUL Prize - (four ebooks - one from each author) - STOLEN DREAMS The Lingering Spirt Book One by Stacey Kennedy, DECADENT DECEPTIONS by Keta Diablo, LOVE LUST by Amber Scott and THE LITTLE PLAID SKIRT Volume 1 by Elise Hepner.

message 23: by CAS

CAS Thanks for the friend request Keta! Have a GREAT weekend. Cheers

Shalonda Williams Thanks for the add! I hope that your week is going well! Peace!

message 21: by Keta

Keta Jett wrote: "Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads! I'll have to look you up on Twitter, although I don't have an account there yet."

No twitter?? Lol. Probably smart. I spend way too much time on Twitter.


message 20: by Pamela

Pamela Thanks for adding me as a friend!

message 19: by Keta

Keta Alycia wrote: "Thanks for the friend request Keta! :)"

Hi Alicia,

thank you for connecting with me. Happy Reading, Keta

message 18: by Alycia

Alycia Thanks for the friend request Keta! :)

message 17: by Keta

Keta Tracey wrote: "Did you ever manage to get into Belladonna. So I have to ask, of the books that you have written, which one would you suggest I read first? "

Hi Tracey, hope your New Year has started off great!

I have been reading Belladonna. Was just telling my mom about it last night and trying to explain to her what it is about. It's going better now because I'm making a concerted effort to concentrate (lol). My mom just said she thought my book, The Sin Eater's Prince, was deep, and I said, "If you think my book is deep, you should read Belldonna." Bishop has so many characters going and names for the characters, The Eater of the World, It, Bridges, Landscapers, etc, but I'm working on it as I read.

About my books -- it's hard to recommend without knowing what you like. I write in three categories, erotic romance (male.female and happily ever after), male/male (usually contemporary and sexually GRITTY)and then some paranormal in both above and not as gritty.

Decadent Deceptions is a male/female erotic romance and finaled in the prestigious 2008 Molly Contest. The best thing to do if you have the time is go to my web site and click on the snippets of the reviews and read the blurbs. I think you would be able to pick out which one would suit you that way. I have received many five star reviews for both Decadent Deceptions and Land of Falling Stars, but then my male/male are best-sellers at Phaze and All Romance E-books. You have to like male/male though. I write what the publishers ask for, and that's sexually graphic and explicit for the male/male. Not for everyone.

Here is my main web site:

And thank you so much for taking the time to post a note and ask me. I so appreciate it and care very much what readers think of my books.

Hugs, Keta

message 16: by Tracey

Tracey Did you ever manage to get into Belladonna. So I have to ask, of the books that you have written, which one would you suggest I read first?

message 14: by Lisa

Lisa Thanks for the friendship, Keta!

message 13: by Lauren

Lauren heyhey missed you at the new friends group. where've you been?

message 12: by Jaz

Jaz Hey Keta, thanks for the friend request! Nice to meet you.

message 11: by Keta

Keta My name: My mother loved the name KATE and at the last minute decided to scramble the letters.

I get a lot of comments about my name.

Have a good weekend.


message 10: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi your name and I love the midwest even though I'm a die-hard Texan. Thanks for adding me as a friend.

message 9: by Keta

Keta And I love blogging!

Catch you on Goodreads again soon.


message 8: by Joe

Joe Thanks for friending me. I really like your BLOG.


Trisha Thanks for the add! :)

Bradley Hello Keta, glad to finally cross swords with you. =)

Dreamsbane of Tamalor by Bradley James Simpson

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Keta Hi Brigid,
I've added you to my mailing list and thanks for friending me. Is friending a word?

Best, Keta Diablo

Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* Hi Keta! Thanks for the add. Nice to meet you. :)

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Keta Hi Andrea,
Have a great weekend

Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend.

message 1: by Lee

Lee Thanks for being my goodreads buddy, Keta!

My new romantic suspense, The Twist is a Bookstrand #1 Bestseller! A story of mind-bending control and unnerving metamorphosis, The Twist unravels the tale of a hotshot consultant as he struggles to foil a plot to steal $12 million and to rescue the feisty, female scientist who has stolen his heart.


Have a great day!

Lee Silver
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THE TWIST, BookStrand #1 Bestseller

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