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Tina Folsom is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author. She's always been self-published and has found tremendous success with her paranormal series, Scanguards Vampires, Venice Vampyr, and Out of Olympus, selling more than 2 million copies of her 50 titles (which includes titles in German, French, and Spanish) in almost 4 years.

Tina writes about hot alpha heroes, bad boys, and kick-ass heroines. Fast-paced plots and steamy scenes are her specialty. She loves vampires and the concept of immortality, and now also writes contemporary romance and has launched the Eternal Bachelors Club series.

Tina is a one-women-enterprise. She writes constantly and translates her own books into German, her native language. Her books are available i

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A Touch of Greek (Romance)
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Description: Selfish and gorgeous Greek God Triton is cast out of Olympus after seducing Zeus’ mistress and can only gain reentry if he finds a woman who loves him for his kindness and selflessness, not his beauty. When the mortal Sophia – recovering from an eye operation and virtually blind – needs a home healthcare worker, he takes on the role, hoping she will be his ticket home. While defending Sophia from an unknown adversary, Triton’s protective instinct emerges. At the same time rival Gods do everything to doom him to failure. And even if Triton can win Sophia’s love, will he throw it away to return home, or will he lose his own heart to the only woman who truly sees him? A Touch of Greek is the first book in the humorous and sexy paranormal romance series Out of Olympus following the romantic adventures of four Gods: Triton, Dionysus, Eros, and Hermes.

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“Bite me, damn it, or I'll kick you in the balls so hard, you'll scream into the next century!”
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“When I'm near you, I can feel you in here."

She pressed her hand against her heart.

"And when you're gone, there's an emptiness there. And it hurts. and the pain only goes away when you're close again. Tell me, Zane, tell me what that is."

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“Call me once you’ve taken care of that hard-on in your pants, so you’ll last longer than ten seconds when we fuck.”
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message 18: by Mandy

Mandy Thanks for your friendshp :)

message 17: by Tina

Tina Folsom Yes, I'm also planning a book on Cain.

message 16: by Chandra

Chandra Will you be writing a book about Cain?

Savannah Tina, thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,

Tangled0 Tina wrote: "Tangled0 wrote: "I loved Zane's Redemption! Will Eddie and Thomas ever get a book?"

Thanks Tangledo! Yes, Thomas and Eddie will get their book eventually!"

yay!!! I can't wait!!!

message 13: by Tina

Tina Folsom Tangled0 wrote: "I loved Zane's Redemption! Will Eddie and Thomas ever get a book?"

Thanks Tangledo! Yes, Thomas and Eddie will get their book eventually!

Tangled0 I loved Zane's Redemption! Will Eddie and Thomas ever get a book?

MsRomanticReads Thank you for the friendship add, Tina :) I'm so glad I discovered your books a few days ago. I've just devoured your Scanguards series and I loved it (especially Zane's story). Looking forward to your naughty gods next. Keep up the great work.

message 10: by Tina

Tina Folsom Kelly,
yes, it's funny, but readers really do connect with covers, and if it doesn't fit the genre, they won't buy the book.

I'm not really into Erotica, even though my romances are very hot. I love writing sex scenes, but for me there really has to be that emotional connection and a happy end. You don't always get that with Erotica.


message 9: by Kelly

Kelly Tina,
I didn't realize how important it is that a cover match it's genre so closely. I was wondering would you ever consider writing Erotica?

Nikoleta Tina wrote: "Hope you like it, Nikoleta. BTW, my Greek Gods aren't to be taken too seriously ... After all they are very naughty men ..."

According to Greek myths 'Naughty' was the main theme of their lives...
so it's a really good reason to take them "seriously"!!!

message 7: by Tina

Tina Folsom Hey Kelly, yes it's pretty hot; but if I put that one on the cover, all the retailers are just going to penalize me and think it's Erotica, when it's not.

message 6: by Kelly

Kelly Just got your e-mail showing the OTHER cover for your new book that you couldn't show online. I like both of them, but wow, the one that's not on the cover is VERY hot. Can't wait to read it!!!

message 5: by Tina

Tina Folsom Hope you like it, Nikoleta. BTW, my Greek Gods aren't to be taken too seriously ... After all they are very naughty men ...

Nikoleta Τhanks for the accept!!
I m so excited!!!
I got "A Touch of Greek" (Out of Olympus, #1)
as a gift and i cant wait to read it!!
As a Greek my self,i m really curious to see the myths again,in a different way...Kisses from Greece!!

Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Tina. :D

message 2: by Tina

Tina Folsom Hi Adele,
It's nice to meet you too. I hope you enjoy the books - my personal favorite is Amaury's Hellion.

message 1: by Adele (last edited Sep 19, 2010 09:18PM)

Adele Thanks
Hi Tina
Thank you for the friendship requst, as you can see i've already added your books to read, i look forward to reading and reviewing them.

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