Friday, October 25, 2019

ON #SALE NOW to celebrate the Spookiest Month--Vampire Historical RAKES N TARTAN #99cents #KU

To celebrate the spookiest of months, 
I've put every one of my Highland Vampire historical romances on sale. 

So if sexy Scottish vampires are your thing, you've come to the right place.

But who are the Highland Vampires, you ask?

Rumors have followed the chieftains of Clan Kilburn for centuries. 

Said to be descended from the Viking Berserkers, they were ferocious in battle, known for 
tearing off the heads of their enemies 
and drinking their blood.

The gossip is frightening, 
but the reality is even darker.

From the elegant mansions of Mayfair to the mist-shrouded Highlands, 
the Kilburn vampires hunt, swive and kill. 

None are immune to their dangerous allure.
And who are the women who would dare to love them?



On sale for 99 cents for just this week:

Setting: London, 1816
Full-length novel

The social season promises both love and danger for Torquil Kilburn and Andrew MacReiver, Highland heirs arrived in London to seek brides. The Scotsmen must negotiate the complicated morés of high society to woo and win an exquisite debutante and her passionate, unconventional mother while keeping their vampire heritage a secret.

But evil stalks the ballroom at Almack’s, the streets of Piccadilly, the drawing rooms of the ton. Headless bodies have been found drained of their blood, for another vampire haunts the streets of London, murdering noblemen. 

As he draws ever closer, Tor and Andrew must fight not only for love, but for their lives.

Here are snippets from a few of the great reviews this book got:

Five Stars! --Ingrid Stephanie Jordan

I was so excited to read this book – historical, paranormal, suspense and a little bit of romance all rolled in to one! The writing was superb!--Katie_83

Five Stars! I loved every page and can't wait to read more. --Petula Winmill

Five Stars! kept me glued to my kindle. 
--Avid Reader


Happy sexy/spooky reading!

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Spooky Sale for the Spookiest Month! Highland Vampire Romances on #sale for #99cents or in #KU!

October is my favorite month. To be sure, here in Mazatlan, I don't smell a crisp autumn wind or crunch through piles of red, orange and yellow fallen leaves, but I'm looking forward to my first authentic Day of The Dead in Mexico.

To celebrate the spookiest month, all of my Highland Vampire Romances are in KU--every one that I, as an indie publisher, control. One of the HV romances is still in the capable hands of Harlequin Spice Briefs.

If you're not familiar with the series, 
here's the 4-1-1:

Who are the Highland Vampires?

Rumors have followed the chieftains of 
Clan Kilburn for centuries. 
Said to be descended from the Viking Berserkers, they were ferocious in battle, known for tearing off the heads of their enemies and drinking their blood.

The gossip is frightening, 
but the reality is even darker.
From the elegant mansions of Mayfair to the mist-shrouded Highlands, 
the Kilburn vampires hunt, swive and kill. 

None are immune to their dangerous allure.
And who are the women who would dare to love them?


On sale THIS WEEK ONLY for 99 cents 
or free with KU:

Setting: Scotland, 1759
Full-length novel

Dugald Kilburn was sure that he’d never find love. And why should he? 
‘Tis rare for vampires and their mates to reproduce successfully and Dugald kens that. He’s certain his lust caused his first wife’s death in childbed.

Innocent Alice Derwent presents Dugald with a dilemma. She’s different than any woman he’s known, different and altogether alluring. And while the lady is innocent, her feelings are anything but.

Will he bed and wed the lady, risking her life? 
Or remain celibate, sparing her?

But when threatened with death, Alice decides she doesn’t want to die without knowing Dugald’s love. Can he resist her charms?

What other readers thought:

Five stars..."Engrossing... I was grabbed from the start of the book..." 
--S.J. Foulkes (

Five stars... "Super Read!!!... I enjoyed it from the beginning to the end. I couldn't put it down and read it in one day." 
--Becca (

Five stars..."Such a wonderful read!!!... Such a wonderful book... Love this series!" 
--Kimberly Jaksina (

Like what you read? Buy it here!

But don't wait! 
Sale price of 99 cents is just for a few days!

Happy reading!

Monday, October 14, 2019

Paranormal October Sales of all Highland Vampire Romances! This week only , TEMPTATION IN TARTAN is #99cents or #FREE with #KU!

That is, all the HV romances I indie published 
are on sale. 
One story is still in the hands of 
Harlequin Spice Briefs... 
Oh well.

If you're not familiar with my series, 
here's the 4-1-1:

Rumors have followed the chieftains of Clan Kilburn for centuries. 
Said to be descended from the Viking Berserkers, they were ferocious in battle, 
known for tearing off the heads of their enemies and drinking their blood.

The gossip is frightening, but the reality is even darker.
From the elegant mansions of Mayfair to the mist-shrouded Highlands, 
the Kilburn vampires hunt, swive and kill. None are immune to their dangerous allure.
And who are the women who would dare to love them?


On sale THIS WEEK ONLY for 99 cents 
or free with KU:

An All Romance Ebooks #1 bestseller!

She had to marry a monster…

Rumors had followed the 
chieftains of Clan Kilborn for centuries. 

But English noblewoman Lydia Swann Williston would marry Kieran, Laird Kilborn, to bring peace to the Kilborn lands after the horror of Culloden and the brutal pacification. A widow, she also brought needed wealth to Clan Kilborn. 

For her part, eighteen-year-old Lydia wanted children. With her husband killed at Culloden, she would make a new life in the Highlands.

The old chieftain of Clan Kilborn also died in battle, and she hoped that the new young Laird would lack his ancestors' ferocity.

She was wrong.

What readers thought:

"Murder, mayhem and really good sex!" 
--Coffee Time Romance and More

Five stars! --T.B. Cooper, Petula Winmill

Five stars..."Temptation in Tartan is the first book I've read by Suz deMello. It won't be the last." 
--jmaze (

"This book was very well written and was a glimpse into Scotland's past, if that past included some pretty hot and smokin vampires." 
--Author Erzabet Bishop (Goodreads)

Score your copy on Amazon

Tuesday, October 1, 2019


This handy little book has garnered multiple five star reviews from other writers as well as aspiring authors. I'm very proud of it--I've written over twenty books and I think it's the best book I've written.

Perfect for the advanced or aspiring author, ABOUT WRITING includes both Write This, Not That! Suz deMello's bestseller, and the newer Plotting and Planning, a primer on the basics: conflict and character, point of view, scene and much, much more, written in deMello's engaging style.


Here's a few reviews:

5 stars! A short, information-packed book for would-be writers; a refresher for seasoned pros!

5 stars! Great for writers at all levels...a small, but powerful book for beginners and 
experienced writers alike. 

5 stars! Suz deMello wrote a fantastic primer for the beginning writer, but it should not be overlooked by the more experienced.
--Book Addict

On sale only until Friday, October 4!

Get your copy now!

Free with KU
Only on Amazon

Sunday, September 1, 2019

SUSPENSEFUL SEPTEMBER: All romantic suspense discounted! (@suzdemello #romanticsuspense #KU #99cents #FREE)

September brings more than autumn leaves, back-to-school bargains and pumpkin spice lattes: it's my annual SUSPENSEFUL SEPTEMBER promotion... All my romantic suspense books are discounted and/or are in Kindle Unlimited, so that all KU members can read them FOR FREE throughout the month!

Here are the discounted offerings:

In wide distribution, but discounted to 99 cents NOW! Down from $3.99--a bargain for an award-winning romantic suspense that received these accolades:

delightful romantic suspense
--Publisher's Weekly, 12/6/10

 an enjoyable inside view of the New York fashion world
--Kirkus, 10/8/10

Swift mixes sex, danger, and fashion in this fun...romantic suspense novel that will appeal to readers of traditional romance as well as fans of sexy mysteries like Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum capers. 
--Aleksandra Walker, Booklist, 12/1/10

But what's it about, you ask?

Hot isn't a hot enough word to describe corporate raider Fletcher Wolf, but since he's suing couturier Cara Fletcher for, oh, a gazillion dollars, she figures she shouldn't hit on least not too hard.

On top of that, she wonders if he's responsible for the harassment and vandalism that's plaguing her, irritants that escalate into crimes when her workshop is trashed to the tune of a hundred thousand dollars. The economic damage enables him to seize her company, bringing him into her life on a daily basis. When her Manhattan loft home is torched and her assistant murdered, Cara realizes that the man who wants her and everything she's built is the only man who can keep her safe.

And let me know if you like the cover. I did it! I occasionally turn out a cover I think is worthy--all the rest of these books sport covers by the FABULOUS Jaycee DiLorenzo of Sweet and Spicy Designs.


Discounted to 99 cents from $3.99 from 9/1-9/5 and in KU is:

Publisher's Weekly review: Cyber geek meets seductive spy girl in this feverish Silicon Valley thriller... Half-French, half-Algerian Ani Sharif, whose parents were murdered by extremists 10 years earlier when she was at a private girls' school in Algiers, has joined the United States Security Agency. On her first undercover assignment, Ani must uncover who's selling Defense Department cyber secrets to foreign governments. The prime suspect is Richard "Baby Rex" Rexford of, where Ani lands a programming job by playing the part of an opportunistic cyber pirate. Her mission is to hack into Richard's home laptop and locate incriminating evidence. What she doesn't bargain for is falling in love with this possible traitor. ...a fast-paced romantic romp as the spy games escalate into erotic games, testing Ani's faith in her ability to separate business from pleasure. Swift's brisk narrative offers an unusual blend of romantic suspense and cyber crime. (Feb.) 
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.


In KU and discounted to 99 cents from 9/8-14:

Contemporary romantic suspense. Tough, clever and beautiful, biracial detective Liza Bowman struggles with a San Francisco kidnapping case until she finds the victim’s secret sex diary, which reveals that the young female vic went to a bar dressed in scanty, red leather and read The Story of O. She hasn’t been seen since.

Liza recklessly imitates the vic’s last known location and activities and falls into the hands of James Li, the most notorious whoremaster in the city. Wealthy and handsome, James has already crossed paths with Liza—when she dared to arrest him.

In James’ view, reading a famous bondage novel in public is a blatant come-on, and he’s eager and ready to give his nemesis what she wants.

What readers have thought about earlier editions:

Five stars... Took me by surprise but was a good read. 
Lots of sexual content but intriguing.
Sussan, Goodreads

Five stars
Vivien Glenver, Goodreads
Jessica Osegueda, Goodreads
Iben, Goodreads


Discounted to 99 cents from 9/12-18 and in KU is my hockey romance:

How far would you go to win your lifelong dream?

When filmmaker Zoë Whipple agrees to shoot a documentary about a hockey team’s season, she doesn’t sign on for scandal, crime and murder. But she discovers that players, rabid to win the championship, don’t let morality or the law stand in the way of their ambitions.

When a rookie dies from cardiac arrest, Zoë is saddened but not suspicious until another player, in the grip of ’roid rage, goes berserk on the ice and ends up in the hospital. Digging into the mess reveals illegal painkillers and steroid abuse among most of the team. Zoë, whose reputation for honest filmmaking is at stake, threatens to expose the scandals.

Is her new lover, team captain “Crash” Crasseau, responsible for the harassment and vandalism meant to scare her into silence? When Crasseau’s ex-wife is murdered, and Zoë’s daughter is threatened, Zoë must choose between her career ambitions and her child’s safety.

What others have said about a previous edition:

Five stars! I genuinely enjoyed this book.
--John W. Cobb, Amazon reader

Whether you are a fan of sports or not, I have no doubt you will enjoy this romance.
--Detra Fitch, Huntress Reviews


In KU and discounted to 99 cents from 9/22-28:

The cruise from hell…

Gen X meets Agatha Christie on the high seas of the Bermuda Triangle when Sherry Case, gofer for the battling bigwigs in the family-owned firm Genesplice, arranges for a team-building cruise aboard the yacht Swashbuckler. However, the mismatched group of passengers feuds even before the yacht has left the harbor.

A rogue wave, faltering navigational instruments and a trio of sharks continue to challenge Sherry and her new lover, the yacht's Captain Freeman. But Free and Sherry aren't fazed until a passenger turns up dead in her locked cabin. The vicious murder throws the ship, its crew and passengers into panic. Who could the killer be? Suspects and motives abound. 

Ordinary twenty-somethings thrown into an extraordinary situation, Sherry and Free must solve the mystery, defeat the myriad dangers of the triangle, and reach land before the villain can kill them. 

“Fans will enjoy this fine at-sea thriller.”
--Harriet Klausner

“Recommended as a fun read… Enjoy. I sure did.”
--Anne K. Edwards


Friday, August 16, 2019

Celebrate the Bad Boy's Birthday! PERILOUS PLAY on sale Aug 16-20! (#Bestseller #KU #99cents #free #BDSM @suzdemello)

I'm always looking for excuses to put a book on sale, and some of those reasons get pretty creative. 

Perilous Play, a memoir of my experiences in BDSM, has at its heart my first D/s relationship, with someone I've dubbed "Trapper Hart"--obviously not his real name. But August is his real birth month--blessedly, I've forgotten if the date is the 17th or the 19th. I'm happy about that. He was one of those vile creeps that carve scars into one's psyche. The less I remember, the healthier I am.

Perilous Play has become pretty popular--when I promote it, it leaps to the top of the Amazon bestseller list in "Sexual Addiction." Pretty much where it belongs. I'd define "sub frenzy," a phenomenon you can read about in Perilous Play, as sexual addiction. 

As well as chronicling my affair with Trapper, I discuss a variety of kinks and kinkdom, including Doms and subs (of course), switching, polyamory, roles and role playing, and the various and interesting ways people self-identify--my favorite being "gender playful."

So--Perilous Play is in Kindle Unlimited, where KU members can read it anytime for free. But for everyone else, I'm discounting it from $4.99 to 99 cents from August 16-20. It's a good read, so enjoy--and learn a lot.

Here's the 4-1-1:

Want to know the real deal about kink and BDSM?

You won't find it in BS like "Daddy's Little Milch Cow" or The Fifty Shades books.

But you'll find it in Perilous Play, Suz deMello's memoir.

Want to read the real Fifty Shades? 


Readers said:

"Five stars! BDSM viewed from the inside out."

"Five+ smashing stars! I wish more people knew about this book."

"Five stars! A candid and page-turning account."


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

ANTHOLOGY AUGUST: Enjoy Romance collections and anthos by Suz deMello for free or on sale! (@SuzdeMello #romance #KU #Free #anthologies #short storeis)

This month I'm celebrating anthologies and collections by putting all of mine into KU and discounting one as well!

In KU and on sale for 99 cents 8/26-31!

But what's it about, you ask?

A Fortune to Win: A Romance Miniseries

Drug addicts Harvey, Lord Darlingside, and his supermodel wife, Mara, died by drowning in the Trevi Fountain while on a heroin binge. In a previous rare moment of sobriety, Harvey created a trust for their three children with a peculiar stipulation designed to ensure none would go his way: each must demonstrate maturity by making a substantial non-monetary contribution to others.

A Fortune To Win is the story of the Darlingside heirs' journey to love and their legacies.

Alice's Sheikh

Genre: contemporary romance
Setting: an island in the Red Sea

A virginal English noblewoman finds herself under
the complete control of an autocratic sheikh—
an unexpectedly sexy one 
who will do whatever he must to have her.
(includes light bondage)

Saving Sophia
Genre: contemporary romantic suspense
Setting: London, UK

“It doesn’t matter” is cynical Sophie Fortune’s motto.
Then her best friend is killed and Sophie herself is attacked.

Can Detective Inspector Nick Wendell 
keep her safe and heal her heart?

Peter's Story
Genre: contemporary romance
Setting: London, UK

Peter Fortune, Earl Darlingside, awakens beside a corpse. Accused of homicide, he must change his dissolute ways or face life in prison. Barrister Roxanne Fox, called Foxy Roxy, is charged with his defense. Will desire derail Peter’s case?


The Cowboy, His Countess,
and Her Companion
Genre: historical erotic romance
Setting: England, 1870

The Honorable Amelia Haddon must marry, or lose the income that supports her and her "companion." 
 Averse to men, she is desperate until 
an American cowboy proves to be her unlikely rescuer.

But will judgmental society
drag this happy trio apart?
(f/f; ménage sex)

What Amazon readers thought:


"Light and fast-paced..."




In KU this month are two of Suz's sexiest anthologies chock-full of the romantic, steamy fun and games you've come to expect from this sizzling storyteller:

Available only on Amazon!

Six sizzling short stories by award-winning, best-selling author Suz deMello, including contemporary, multicultural, New Adult, historical, paranormal, shapeshifter, medieval Scottish, 
vampire, and power exchange. 

What readers have said about these stories: 

Five stars! Sizzling hot! 

--Kathy Heare Watts, Goodreads reviewer 

hot and steamy! 

--Tina Williams, Goodreads 

Five Stars! sizzling hot. 

--Redrabbitt on 

Free with KU!
Buy it only on Amazon

With something for every reader: vampire, romantic suspense, BDSM, contemporary, witch, futuristic, holiday, kink...