After a difficult year in the classroom,
elementary school teacher Kerri Coleson is close to the breaking point. All she
wants is a quiet summer to regroup and refresh. Vacationing alone at the old
family homestead, she never expected to meet a burnt out rock star or discover
that he might be the man of her dreams…
He’s desperate for her…
Following the bust-up of his group and the
dissolution of his marriage, rock star Wolfe Phalen’s world has been turned
upside down. Though intrigued by Kerri’s lush curves, nurturing personality,
and sensual response to his touch, the last thing he wants is a romantic
Kerri may rock Wolfe’s world, but will she rock
his heart and soul?
She wiles away her spare time writing and reading romance while drinking
copious amounts of Earl Grey tea. Tortured heroes are a favorite. A
multi-published author with a few best-sellers under her belt, Karyn loves to
write in different genres and time periods.
paradise, she assumes everything is golden.
Karyn’s been happily married for a long time to her own hero. His encouragement
keeps her moving forward.
the following excerpt for Rock the
boomed across the horizon. The rain fell in torrents from the gray, cloudy sky.
Wolfe stood on Kerri’s veranda, the hood up on his sweatshirt. He could have
called and canceled, but realized he didn’t have her cell number. Cold,
stinging rain lashed his cheeks as he waited for her to answer.
gust of rain-laden wind caught her square in the face. She gasped and then
began to laugh. The light, feminine sound cracked through the barrier around
his heart. It was if the clouds had parted and the sun shone down on them both.
Jesus, where had that romantic drivel come from? If it had happened to
Janice, she would have screamed and railed on and on about getting wet. Kerri
laughed. A sharp difference, and a welcome one.
him to enter. After closing the door, Wolfe bracketed her face with his hands
and swiped the cold moisture away from her flushed cheeks. As he lay gentle
kisses where the rain had been, he heard a soft moan escape her parted lips.
his control slipped away. Capturing the moan with his mouth, he kissed her with
hunger he had not known existed within him. The cold, clinging dampness of his
clothes dissipated as the heat level grew between them. He backed her against
the wall and let his hands explore her ample curves. Rotating his hips, he let
her feel everything that pulsed and vibrated through his entire body.
months, he felt alive. Potent. Emotions he had not had in ages, and a few he
could not identify, rocked him hard.
ramped up his desire even more. Kerri rubbed against him, her breath hitching
in short gasps in between the desperate kisses.
condoms?” he whispered.
I like a man who plans for every contingency.”
kissed her. “Where? Upstairs?”
packed into it. The two characters have an intense and strong instant
connection. It’s as if Wolfe and Kerri were meant to find each other. As if
they were lost souls who couldn’t figure out what was wrong with them until
they found that great, strong, all-consuming love.
she is not a stick figure type character. The author wasn’t afraid of writing
her with curves, like in my opinion a real woman is like.
Happy Reading… Adri