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USA Today and New York Times Bestselling author Erin McCarthy sold her first book in 2002 and has since written almost fifty novels and novellas in teen fiction, new adult, and adult romance. Erin has a special weakness for New Orleans, tattoos, high-heeled boots, beaches and martinis. She lives in Ohio with her family, two grumpy cats and a socially awkward dog.


Shatter (True Believers, #4) by Erin McCarthySHATTER, book 4 in the True Believers series is now available in both print and ebook! Read this emotional conclusion to my New Adult series.

Kylie Warner prides herself on being optimistic, but after finding her best friend in bed with her boyfriend and flunking chemistry, her upbeat attitude has taken a dive. Even an impromptu hook-up with her sexy new chemistry tutor only brightens her mood... Read more of this blog post »
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Flat-Out Sexy (Fast Track, #1)
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Hard and Fast (Fast Track, #2)
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True (True Believers, #1)
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High Stakes (Vegas Vampires...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 5,512 ratings — published 2006 — 16 editions
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Hot Finish (Fast Track, #3)
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The Chase (Fast Track, #4)
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Slow Ride (Fast Track, #5)
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Bit the Jackpot (Vegas Vamp...
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Jacked Up (Fast Track, #6)
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Upcoming Events

Cleveland Author Event
Author appearance, April 25, 2015 12:00PM
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Love Letter Convention
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GLS Language School- Berlin, Germany, Kastanienallee 82, Berlin, DE

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Romance Writers of American 35th Annual Conference
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"wow wow an amazing story...we find ethan two years after his failed relationship with Caitlyn broken into pieces dropped out of law school and working as a bartender. ..going home to see his sister and her new baby is the last thing ethan wants to..." Read more of this review »
Meant for Me by Erin McCarthy
"Whew, this one is a doozy, my favorite book yet in the series. Meant for Me is the fourth book of the Blurred Lines series by Erin McCarthy. We met Ethan in the first book of the series, You Make Me, as the fiancé to the heroine of the book, Caitl..." Read more of this review »
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" Ah, good catch Aisha. You're right, it is Book 4. Sorry- I'm already thinking ahead to Breathe Me In, Book 5, which is coming out in Spring! "
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“And everyone is always saying that marriage is really hard and takes a lot of work. But the thing is, when you know that you love someone, those things don’t matter. You have to push all the everyday things and the outside world away, and just enjoy knowing that this is the man who has the chest your head is meant to lie on.”
Erin McCarthy, Hot Finish

“Did I ever tell you the difference between a Northern fairy tale and a Southern one?" she asked him, indulging herself and letting her head rest on his shoulder. God, he felt good. Her man. Where her head was meant to lie, right there, on him.
"What's the difference?"
"A Northern one starts 'once upon a time,' while a Southern one starts 'y'all ain't going to believe this shit.”
Erin McCarthy, Hot Finish

“Love, no matter how it’s expressed, is still love. We all have flaws, and so our love will be flawed. But that doesn’t diminish it.”
Erin McCarthy, The Pregnancy Test

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AuthorIsland Howdy Erin!!!

Just wanted to pop in to tell you your book MY IMMORTAL is the AuthorIsland.com Book of the Day - thought it was perfect to get reader in the dark Halloween mood!

Thanks so much for offering up an autographed copy to one lucky AuthorIsland.com reader today!

Have a great one!


AuthorIsland Hey Erin!!! Congrats on the new release!!

Today at www.CyberLaunchParty.blogspot.com , we are celebrating the release of the fourth book in Erin McCarthy's ongoing Fast Track series - THE CHASE!!

THE CHASE - A Fast Track Novel by Erin McCarthy

Kendall Holbrook is determined to make it to the top, even with the challenge of being a woman on the male-dominated racing circuit. She doesn't have time for romance - especially not with racing rival Evan Monroe, the man who nearly crushed her dreams years ago. Forced into meeting up with him, Kendall is experiencing all those old feelings again - and she can't deny that they still have more than enough chemistry to set fire to the track.

After getting dropped by his biggest sponsor, Evan is watching his racing season go up in flames. Now, the only replacement available is completely humiliating: a co-sponsorship for his-and-her deodorant with Kendall Holbrook - the girl who once broke his heart. Acting like Kendall doesn't still get him all hot and bothered is bad enough, but the biggest challenge awaits him on the track - where Evan has to decide if a second chance at love is more important than making it to the finish line...

Learn more at www.ErinMcCarthy.net

WIN - Leave Erin a question today at her Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for an autographed copy of HOT FINISH! Please leave your email address so we can contact you if you are today's winner - Good Luck!

For another chance at an autographed copy of HOT FINISH, as well as a copy of HARD AND FAST, head to the Contest page of www.authorisland.com and check out Erin's new contest! Good Luck!


AuthorIsland Hey Erin - super congrats on the new Kindle release!!!

THAT'S AMORE by Erin McCarthy

Paige Lombardi knows that falling for her best friend's brother, Jeff Benedetto, was a really bad idea, made even worse by the fact that he blew her off the morning after.

She's managed to avoid him for five years, but now her best friend Gina is in trouble with the mob, and before Paige can say holy cannoli, she's trapped in an apartment with both Jeff and Gina's baby.

While the goal is to protect the baby and find Gina, somehow Paige finds herself getting more than a little distracted by Jeff, his sexy body, and his surprising confession,..

Note: This short contemporary is a never-before-published story written early in Erin McCarthy's career and now available for Kindle.

Learn more at http://www.amazon.com/Thats-Amore-ebo...


AuthorIsland Congrats on the reissue of BAD BOYS OF SUMMER, Erin!!1

Today at www.CyberLaunchParty.blogspot.com , we're celebrating the reissue of BAD BOYS OF SUMMER featuring sexy stories from Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy and Amy Garvey.


BAD BOYS OF SUMMER
Lazy days. . .sultry nights. . .and sizzling guys with rippling muscles doing what they do best . . .


Luscious by Lori Foster
Bethany Churchill just quit her lousy job, dumped her lousy boyfriend and moved into a new apartment. She's not looking for love, but her hot new landlord, SWAT officer Lucius Ryder, aka "Luscious," is determined to change her mind. Before long, Bethany is tempted to find out if he's really as delicious as his nickname. . .


It's About Time by Erin McCarthy
County prosecutor Trish Jones has had it with smooth-talking, under-performing suits. And though she's never had a thing for big, brawny guys, one look at Caleb Vancouver makes her think she might have been missing out. One Harley ride later they're back at her place, and she realizes she has been missing out. . .on quite a lot. . .


Wish You Were Here by Amy Garvey
Photographer Mackenzie Pruitt knows exactly what she wants her future to look like, and this summer that means renovating a dilapidated shed into a studio. But when hunky carpenter Leo Dawson shows up, she'd much rather have his capable hands on her than on a hammer. . .


"A Lori Foster book is like a glass of good champagne—sexy and sparkling." -Jayne Ann Krentz


"McCarthy will have you giggling on page one, fanning yourself by page twenty-five and rooting for the hero and heroine the whole way through" -Romantic Times Book Reviews


LEARN MORE AT www.LoriFoster.com



WIN - Leave a question for Lori, Erin or Amy today at their Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for a fun Summer Prize Package!


AuthorIsland Happy Release Day Erin!!!

Today on www.CyberLaunchParty.blogspot.com , we are celebrating the release of UNWRAPPED, a new Christmas Anthology featuring stories from Erin McCarthy, Donna Kauffman and Kate Angell!!

UNWRAPPED - A Christmas Anthology

From the streets of Chicago to the back roads of Kentucky to the wild dunes of a Scottish isle, mistletoe and mischief are this season's hottest gifts...

BLUE CHRISTMAS by New York Times bestselling author Erin McCarthy


While a blizzard blankets the world outside, Blue Farrow burrows into the arms of her highway hunk at the No Tell Motel. The road might be closed for dangerous conditions, but the couple navigates their own Kentucky Christmas curves. Nice and oh-so-naughty, Blue and her man open up to each other as they keep the Yule log burning.


SANTA IN A KILT by USA Today bestselling author Donna Kauffman


The wind-whipped December sands of the isle of Kinloch invigorate Kira McLeod as she sets out to tame rugged Shay Callaghan, a Scottish bachelor as wary of a wedding ring as a snowman is of the hot sun. It'll take all the wiles of the canny islanders to weave a perfect Celtic Christmas for all.


SNOW ANGEL by National bestselling author Kate Angell


Snowed under in Chicago, free spirit Allie is trapped in Dutton's department store on Christmas Eve when the lights go off and the holiday romance heats up. Our snow angel finds herself face to face with the dashing Aiden, the heir to the retail riches and her host for a night of winter wonder.

LEARN MORE AT www.ErinMcCarthy.net

WIN - Leave Erin, Donna or Kate a question today at their Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for a fun Christmas prize package!


AuthorIsland Super congrats on the new Fast Track release Erin!!!

Today on www.CyberLaunchParty.blogspot.com , we are celebrating a new release in Erin McCarthy's ongoing Fast Track Series - SLOW RIDE!!

SLOW RIDE by Erin McCarthy

A Fast Track Novel

As a tribute to her late journalist father, Tuesday Jones is planning a career benefit, auctioning off racing memorabilia and meet-and-greets with drivers.

Ex-racing star Diesel Lange has had his own brush with death, and is determined not to waste another minute of his life...especially when he meets Tuesday. He wants nothing more than to shift their romance into high gear, but he knows she’s still grieving.

Can Diesel do the one thing he could never do on the track and take it slow?

LEARN MORE AT www.ErinMcCarthy.net

WIN - Leave Erin a question today at her Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for an autographed copy of one of Erin's Fast Track Novels!


AuthorIsland Today on www.CyberLaunchParty.blogspot.com , we're celebrating the reissue of BAD BOYS IN BLACK TIE - a sexy anthology with stories by Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy and Morgan Leigh!


BAD BOYS IN BLACK TIE
Some men you can't take anywhere. . .except the bedroom.



Good With His Hands by Lori Foster
By New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster As next-door neighbors and best friends, Pete Watson and Cassidy McClannahan have a "no sex" relationship. Until Pete decides he's ready to transform himself into the perfect "black tie" guy he thinks she wants. And once she's in his arms, he'll show her just what else that black tie can do. . .


Miss Extreme Congeniality by Erin McCarthy
By New York Times bestselling author Erin McCarthy CJ White knows there has to be a catch when Wyatt Maddock--her despised FBI partner--offers to transfer out of Chicago and far, far away from her: she has to spend one sexy night with the untamed playboy, wearing the outfit of his choice. . .


Last Call by Morgan Leigh
Tess Braeden is new in Justice, North Carolina, but there's no justice when she learns that her inherited home is about to be foreclosed on. Thank goodness for the sensual, mysterious Fletcher Graham. But will Mr. Right become Mr. Wrong once Tess discovers his day job?


LEARN MORE AT www.LoriFoster.com and www.ErinMcCarthy.net


WIN - Leave Erin or Lori a question today at their Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for an autographed copy of one book from each of them!!


Sangria Thanks for the friend add, Erin!
I got a copy of TRUE that I'm excited to read very soon! :)


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Erin McCarthy Sangria wrote: "Thanks for the friend add, Erin!
I got a copy of TRUE that I'm excited to read very soon! :)"


Hope you enjoy it! :)


AuthorIsland Happy Release Day Erin!

Today on our Cyber Launch Party Blog, we are celebrating Erin McCarthy's release day for her new adult romance TRUE!!



TRUE by Erin McCarthy


 


“A New Adult winner for sure.” -Elissa Petruzzi, RT Book Reviews


 


Awkward girl meets scorching-hot boy…


 



When Rory Macintosh’s roommates find out that their studious and shy friend has never been with a guy, they decide that, as an act of kindness they’ll help her lose her virginity by hiring confident, tattooed bad boy Tyler Mann to do the job…unbeknownst to Rory.


 


Tyler knows he’s not good enough for Rory. She’s smart, doctor smart, while he’s barely scraping by at his EMT program, hoping to pull his younger brothers out of the hell their druggy mother has left them in. But he can’t resist taking up her roommates on an opportunity to get to know her better. There’s something about her honesty keeps him coming back when he knows he shouldn’t…


 


Torn between common sense and desire, the two find themselves caught up in a passionate relationship. But when Tyler’s broken family threatens to destroy his future, and hers, Rory will need to decide whether to cut her ties to his risky world or follow her heart, no matter what the cost…  



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NYTimes bestselling author Erin McCarthy sold her first book to Kensington Brava through author Lori Foster's website contest in 2002, much to her continued amazement. Thirty-something books later, Erin is entertaining both Brava and Berkley readers with her sassy, sexy tales of contemporary and paranormal romance. Her Las Vegas Vampires series debuted in August 2006, with HIGH STAKES hitting #1 on the Barnes and Noble trade romance list. Erin also writes dark paranormal in her Seven Deadly Sins series and paranormal young adult novels under the name Erin Lynn.



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WIN - Leave Erin a question today at her Cyber Launch Party and share this post with your friends using the share bar below and your name goes in the hat for a TRUE digital prize pack, complete with an ebook of her new release!  Please leave your email address and let her know that you shared so Erin can contact you if you are today's winner - Good Luck!





AuthorIsland Happy Release Day Erin!

Today on our Cyber Launch Party Blog, we are celebrating Erin McCarthy's release day for her new adult romance SWEET!!



SWEET by Erin McCarthy



True Believers Series



Jessica Sweet thought going away to college would finally make her free of her parents’ constant judgments and insistence she play chastity club role model for their church events, but if anything, the freedom has made her realize she can’t go home and be a hypocrite anymore. Tired of dodging their questions, she stays at school over the summer and lands in an unexpected crash pad: Riley Mann’s house.



Sarcastic, cocky, and full of opinions, Riley is also sexy personified with tattoos and biceps earned from working as a roofer all day. Not the right guy for her even if Jessica was looking for a relationship, which she is definitely not. But Jessica knows that Riley hides the burden of having to raise his younger brothers behind that grin and as she helps him get his house in order for a custody hearing, they begin to fall hard for each other, and she is forced to question what she’s hiding herself.



Jessica has never had a problem getting naked with a guy, but when it comes to showing Riley how she truly feels inside, her fear of rejection may just ruin the best thing—the best guy—to ever happen to her…



BUY THE eBOOK   ***   READ THE EXCERPT



NYTimes bestselling author Erin McCarthy sold her first book to Kensington Brava through author Lori Foster's website contest in 2002, much to her continued amazement. Thirty-something books later, Erin is entertaining both Brava and Berkley readers with her sassy, sexy tales of contemporary and paranormal romance. Her Las Vegas Vampires series debuted in August 2006, with HIGH STAKES hitting #1 on the Barnes and Noble trade romance list. Erin also writes dark paranormal in her Seven Deadly Sins series and paranormal young adult novels under the name Erin Lynn.



FAN CLUB *** WEBSITE *** BLOG *** MYSPACE *** FACEBOOK







WIN - Leave Erin a comment today at her Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat for an autographed copy of a book from Erin's backlist and some Sweet stuff to enjoy while you read!  Please leave your email address so Erin can contact you if you are today's winner - Good Luck!



There's another chance to win over at Erin's Facebook Party - Stop by and join the Fun!


AuthorIsland Happy Release Day, Erin!!!

Today on our Cyber Launch Party Blog, we are celebrating  Erin McCarthy's release day for FULL THROTTLE - a new release in her ongoing Fast Track Series!!



FULL THROTTLE by Erin McCarthy



Fast Track #7




Easing into the turns…

As one of only two girls on the tween racing circuit, Shawn Hamby has always run with a fast crowd. But now at thirty-two, she doesn’t need to prove anything to anyone. And she definitely doesn’t need a man bossing her around off of the track…

Putting the pedal to the metal…

But after a silly girls’ night at a fetish club, Shawn can’t get Rhett Ford out of her mind. He’s younger than her, and he’s her best friend’s brother-in-law, which should be red flags. Rhett is looking for someone to lead in bed, but he can’t imagine that Shawn would ever submit to him. Boldly surrendering is more her style. And with Rhett behind the wheel, it’s going to be one wild ride…



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NYTimes bestselling author Erin McCarthy sold her first book to Kensington Brava through author Lori Foster's website contest in 2002, much to her continued amazement. Thirty-something books later, Erin is entertaining both Brava and Berkley readers with her sassy, sexy tales of contemporary and paranormal romance. Her Las Vegas Vampires series debuted in August 2006, with HIGH STAKES hitting #1 on the Barnes and Noble trade romance list. Erin also writes dark paranormal in her Seven Deadly Sins series and paranormal young adult novels under the name Erin Lynn.



WEBSITE *** BLOG *** MYSPACE *** FACEBOOK



WIN - Erin McCarthy has a Kindle Fire HD up for grabs to celebrate her new release FULL THROTTLE!!  Check it out HERE!



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