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Laura Kaye

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Laura Kaye is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary and erotic romance and romantic suspense, including the Hard Ink, Raven Riders, Blasphemy, Heroes, and Hearts of the Anemoi series. Laura's hot, heartfelt stories are all about the universal desire for a place to belong. Laura grew up amidst family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses, cementing her life-long fascination with storytelling and the supernatural. Laura also writes historical fiction as Laura Kamoie, and lives in Maryland with her husband and two daughters, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

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“I love...that elevator,” she said.

With a sleepy smile and a full heart, he turned his head and kissed into her soft hair. “Aw, Red. I love that elevator, too.”
Laura Kaye, Hearts in Darkness

“Caden let out his own moan when her lips pressed against the skin in front of his ear. She exhaled roughly. The rush of her breath over his skin brought goose bumps to his neck.
He trailed soft kisses across her cheek until he found her lips.
And then he couldn’t go slow anymore.
And neither could she.”
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message 50: by Anton

Anton Van Hi Laura, thank you so much for accepting my request. I am honored by you allowing me to interact with you and I hope that this would remain a mutually beneficial relationship. I wish you the absolute best for this year and I hope that your life would be filled with love, laughter and amazing accomplishments. Have a fantastic day. Anton.


message 49: by Steph

Steph Thank you so much for accepting my friend request. I feel honoured to be part of your circle of friends.


message 48: by Timothy

Timothy Cook It's very good of you to accept my friend request. Though I must say that paranormal/romance novels have not typically been my taste in literature, it is obvious that you're a great teller of tales, and I respect that. I do love to read, and my own tastes are remarkably eclectic. But so far my own writing, though not paranormal, has so far been medical fantasy, which may, in fact, be something of a "new" genre - I only know of a few other authors who have even tried it, and with limited success. So who knows...


Rachel Annie Hi there Laura, thank you for accepting my friend request! : D


message 46: by Sophia

Sophia Thanks for accepting my friend request, Laura!


message 45: by Dianne

Dianne Hi thanks for being my friend. I loved your Hero series and can't wait to read more from you!


message 44: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Laura, thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a wonderful day!


message 43: by MiMee

MiMee Hi Laura! Thanks for the add and enjoy your work! =)


message 42: by Sarah

Sarah Hi, thanks for accepting friends request. Just wanted to say I've read a lot of books but hearts in darkness is one of my top favourites; amazing book ;)


message 41: by Lilah

Lilah Chavez Hi Laura, first and foremost I want to say I LOVED Hearts in Darkness. I've reread it so many times, its truly a lovely story.

So I noticed you have a new release One Night With a Hero. I have a Nook and I've gone through the Barnes and Noble site, its nowhere to be found. Is it going to be released with them too and when?

O_o

Thanks
lilah


message 40: by Laura

Laura Kaye Ava wrote: "Hi Laura!!
Thank you for the add! I believe I may be meeting you at a certain convention next year :)

Cannot wait!!"


Woot! That's awesome! Which one! :)


message 39: by A.R.

A.R. Von Hi Laura!!
Thank you for the add! I believe I may be meeting you at a certain convention next year :)

Cannot wait!!


message 38: by Laura

Laura Kaye Katrina (Kindred Dreamheart) wrote: "Hey Laura! Thanks so much for friending me!"

You're welcome! :)


message 37: by Kat

Kat Hey Laura! Thanks so much for friending me!


message 36: by Laura

Laura Kaye Linda wrote: "Have a Very Happy BirthdayMonday!"

:D Thanks Linda!


message 35: by Linda

Linda Have a Very Happy BirthdayMonday!


message 34: by Laura

Laura Kaye Kelly wrote: "Congrats on breaking into the top 100 on Amazon, Laura!"

Squee! Thanks so much Kelly! I was totally thrilled! :D


Kelly| Just Another Horror Reader Congrats on breaking into the top 100 on Amazon, Laura!


message 32: by Laura

Laura Kaye Kelly wrote: "Laura wrote: "Kelly wrote: "Hi Laura,
Thanks for the add! I've really enjoyed chatting with you about Forever Freed and trading cards. I was told by a friend there will be a follow up book to Free..."


Yay! Happy reading, Kelly! And you're welcome!


Kelly| Just Another Horror Reader Laura wrote: "Kelly wrote: "Hi Laura,
Thanks for the add! I've really enjoyed chatting with you about Forever Freed and trading cards. I was told by a friend there will be a follow up book to Freed. Is this tru..."


Hi Laura,
I just noticed this comment. Sorry about that.
I'm very excited to hear there will be a sequel to Lucien's book. Lucien's a bossy one, is he? That's so funny! He doesn't seem like the bossy type!

I just started Hearts in Darkness today and it's just as incredible and sexy as I'd hoped it would be. Caden is the yummiest!

Thanks for filling me in on the sequel and for writing such wonderful books. :)


message 30: by Laura

Laura Kaye Kelly wrote: "Hi Laura,
Thanks for the add! I've really enjoyed chatting with you about Forever Freed and trading cards. I was told by a friend there will be a follow up book to Freed. Is this true ? I checked ..."


Hi Kelly! I intend to publish a sequel, but I don't have any firm release date information to offer. However, Lucien is pretty bossy in my head some days, so I do plan to get to it eventually! Thanks so much for chatting with ME! I enjoy it, too! ;)


Kelly| Just Another Horror Reader Hi Laura,
Thanks for the add! I've really enjoyed chatting with you about Forever Freed and trading cards. I was told by a friend there will be a follow up book to Freed. Is this true ? I checked your website and there's no mention of a sequel.

Have a great weekend Laura!


message 28: by Laura

Laura Kaye Bube wrote: "Hi Laura :)
Thanks for the add,I read Hearts in Darkness and what can I say,except,it's amazing book!!!
Greetings from Macedonia! :))"


Awesome, Bube! Thank you SO much! :)


message 27: by Bube

Bube Hi Laura :)
Thanks for the add,I read Hearts in Darkness and what can I say,except,it's amazing book!!!
Greetings from Macedonia! :))


message 26: by Laura

Laura Kaye Savannah wrote: "Laura, thank you for the friendship.
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You're welcome! You too!


Savannah Laura, thank you for the friendship.
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message 24: by Laura

Laura Kaye Oh, that's so cool, Cy! :D Nice to meet you, too!


message 23: by Cy

Cy Price Hi Laura,

Thanks for the add. It's great to meet an author from Maryland. I picked up Hearts in Darkness a couple of days ago and have read it 3x already. Ohhh...I just love Makenna & Caden. Such a cute couple.

Thanks again and Happy Writing :)


message 22: by Laura

Laura Kaye Elaina wrote: "Thank you for the add. I absolutely fell in love with Hearts in Darkness. What a truly romantic, well written story with lovable characters. My only complaint is that I wish there was more of th..."

Oh, thank you so much, Elaina! I'm so glad to hear. There IS a possibility there will be more Caden and Makenna, so stay tuned :) Glad to meetcha!


message 21: by Elaina

Elaina Thank you for the add. I absolutely fell in love with Hearts in Darkness. What a truly romantic, well written story with lovable characters. My only complaint is that I wish there was more of the story. I am dying to know what happens next. :) Looking forward to reading more of your work.


message 20: by Laura

Laura Kaye Jess wrote: "I read Hearts in Darkness about a month ago (it was lovely!) & had read The List twice, but had no idea that was done by the same person. Yeee! Thank you for adding me."

Jess--that's so awesome to hear! :D


message 19: by Jess

Jess I read Hearts in Darkness about a month ago (it was lovely!) & had read The List twice, but had no idea that was done by the same person. Yeee! Thank you for adding me.


message 18: by Laura

Laura Kaye Stephanie wrote: "Thanks for the friend request. It's nice to meet other Marylanders. :)"

Woot! Yes! I totally agree! :)


message 17: by Laura

Laura Kaye Angela Carr ~Lusty Lace~ wrote: "Thank you for add. I just finished Hearts in darkeness and enjoyed it. I was looking at your other books and all look interesting. Which do you recommend to read next?!"

Oh no, Angela! How did I miss your message? So sorry! If you're still interested, you might try North of Need--it's the first in my new series and has a contemporary feel even though it's fantasy. Happy New Year! And thanks for your message!


message 16: by Steph

Steph Sinclair Thanks for the friend request. It's nice to meet other Marylanders. :)


message 15: by Laura

Laura Kaye Yay! Awesome, Rachel! Thanks for letting me know!


♥Rachel♥ Thanks for the add Laura! I read and loved Hearts in Darkness! I'll have to check out your new release! :)


message 13: by Laura

Laura Kaye ErOtic_SCiFi_CHick wrote: "WOW JUST WOW! Hearts of Darkness was incredible! I loved the characters you, Mrs. Kaye, did a marvelous job with this novella. I was kind of upset it wasn't longer!"

Yay! So glad you liked! I have a real soft spot for Caden, I must say! :) Thanks for letting me know!


ErOtic_SCiFi_CHick WOW JUST WOW! Hearts of Darkness was incredible! I loved the characters you, Mrs. Kaye, did a marvelous job with this novella. I was kind of upset it wasn't longer!


Ren Puspita Thanks for the friend vite, Laura! Looking forward to read your books and discuss it as well =)


Angela Carr (Under the Covers Book Blog) Thank you for add. I just finished Hearts in darkeness and enjoyed it. I was looking at your other books and all look interesting. Which do you recommend to read next?!


message 9: by Laura

Laura Kaye Smash wrote: "I could care less about dinner! I'd rather watch Z slice up an apple, and eat it very, very slowly..."

I LIKE THE WAY YOU THINK!!!


message 8: by Smash

Smash I could care less about dinner! I'd rather watch Z slice up an apple, and eat it very, very slowly...


message 7: by Laura

Laura Kaye Absolutely! Sixers, unite! LOL JoAnne wrote: "Hi, Laura, fellow sixer! xxx Thanks for finding me on Goodreads! WOOT"


JoAnne Kenrick Hi, Laura, fellow sixer! xxx Thanks for finding me on Goodreads! WOOT


message 5: by Laura

Laura Kaye Thanks much!! Great to connect with you here!! Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Laura, it is a pleasure to meet you."


Harlequin Books Hello Laura, it is a pleasure to meet you.


message 3: by Laura

Laura Kaye Thanks Adonna! Nice to see ya over here! :)


Adonna Hi Laura! I just wanted to get a chance to drop by and say hello. Your page is looking fabulous btw! Great job. See ya around Goodreads & Twitter!

Sincerely,
Adonna

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message 1: by Laura

Laura Kaye Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Laura! :D"

My pleasure!!! :)


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