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Tracey Alvarez

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Tracey Alvarez lives in the Coolest Little Capital in the World (a.k.a Wellington, New Zealand) where she’s yet to be buried under her to-be-read book pile by Wellington’s infamous wind—her Kindle’s a lifesaver! Married to a wonderfully supportive IT guy, she has two teens who would love to be surgically linked to their electronic devices.

Fuelled by copious amounts of coffee, she’s the author of contemporary romantic fiction set predominantly in New Zealand. Small-towns, close communities, and families are a big part of the heart-warming stories she writes. Oh, and hot, down-to-earth heroes—Kiwi men, in other words.

When she’s not writing, thinking about writing, or procrastinating about writing, Tracey can be found reading sexy books of all
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Tracey Alvarez As someone who has yet to master patience, I say this with sincerity, but with an eye-roll at my own impatience: The only way to learn to write is to …moreAs someone who has yet to master patience, I say this with sincerity, but with an eye-roll at my own impatience: The only way to learn to write is to write a lot. There are many other things you can do to help strengthen your craft from reading books, doing courses etc, but in the end it boils down to butt-in-the-chair writing. Don't be in a hurry to get published (either self-published or traditionally published), pay your dues and learn the craft. It takes many years of blood, sweat, and tears to become a doctor or a pilot or an architect, writing something worth reading is no different. Learn the craft first, help other writers along the way, keep reading good books, don't compare yourself to anyone else, refuse to stop writing even if you never earn enough for an espresso, remember the sage advice that this journey is a marathon, not a race. Good luck. :-)(less)
Tracey Alvarez Quite possibly Cathy! I'm curious to know more about them all too. :)…moreQuite possibly Cathy! I'm curious to know more about them all too. :)(less)
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“You must be very secure in your masculinity to parade around in those budgie smugglers.”
“Oh, I’m very secure.” He see-sawed the towel over his back. “And I’m happy to show you the rear view of my budgie smugglers—oh wait—you already saw it when you were checking out my ass.”
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“But baby, you started this.” The hand on her hip tugged her closer, her inner thighs brushing against the smooth fabric pulled taut over his long legs.
She tugged at the fingers on her hip, wriggling at the same time, desperate to escape. “And now I’m ending it.”
“I’ll decide where it ends,” he said.”
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“You’re like this frosting.” She swiped another swirl of it on her finger, stood and leaned forward to touch it to his bottom lip. “Pretty, momentarily pleasurable, but with no real substance or sustenance.”
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“So you’ll cheat to win, huh?”
“I’ll use any means necessary to win.”
Her breasts ached at the smoky tone in his voice, like he’d reached out and rolled her nipples between his fingertips.”
Tracey Alvarez, In Too Deep

“But baby, you started this.” The hand on her hip tugged her closer, her inner thighs brushing against the smooth fabric pulled taut over his long legs.
She tugged at the fingers on her hip, wriggling at the same time, desperate to escape. “And now I’m ending it.”
“I’ll decide where it ends,” he said.”
Tracey Alvarez, In Too Deep

“You’re like this frosting.” She swiped another swirl of it on her finger, stood and leaned forward to touch it to his bottom lip. “Pretty, momentarily pleasurable, but with no real substance or sustenance.”
Tracey Alvarez, Melting into You

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Virginia Hill I keep my fingers crossed for this campaign: http://booke.co/paywhatyouwant/app-ca...


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Tracey Alvarez Hi Virginia,
Thanks for connecting - yeah, occidentally added EVERYONE (such a techo-fail) to Goodreads, but what the heck, I love reading and seeing what other people are reading!! :) 80% similar is pretty simpatico - I'll be checking your shelves out for some recommendations. :)
Tracey


Virginia Hill Hey there, Tracey! You've been busy here lately. Thanks for adding me. You and I are 80% similar on the 57 books we have in common. I hope that means we can discuss what we're reading every now and then.


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