Friday, 14 June 2013

Damn those pesky reporters.....

It's always a pleasure to welcome the lovely Aimée Duffy back here, always bringing humour, class and girliness along with her (Yes, you can pay me for that later, Aimée!)...and this time a new release, Sinfully Summer. Today I thought I'd spend some time with both Aimée and Sinfully Summer's heroine, Alexa Green and fire a few questions at the girls.....Wait a minute, Aimée, is this dude with you? **points towards the approaching man with notepad in hand** 

"Miss Green! Alexa! GOSSIP Mag want to hear your side, I need just two minutes with you." 

"Urge, not another reporter!" 


After seeing the renowned heiress, Alexa Green, sneaking out of hotel mogul, Enrique Castillo’s penthouse last night, I managed to hunt her down today for an interview.

Reporter: Alexa, you were spotted last night leaving Enrique Castillo’s penthouse in little more than your bra and knickers. Are you having an affair with the Spanish Billionaire?

Alexa: *Lowers her glasses and scowls* What’s it to you if I was? You can hardly cause a scandal with that. My father would be thrilled.

Shit, I need another angle.

Reporter: So the wild party girl has been tamed by the reclusive playboy, has she?

Alexa: Drop dead.

Reporter: Come on, love, gimme something.

Alexa: The only thing I want to give you is a flick of my Jimmy Choo to your privates.

The woman is impossible.


Sorry about that folks! Looks like we'll have to reschedule the girls interviews. But I can leave you with a cheeky little excerpt to kick off your sinful summer. 



Notorious heiress Alexa Green has certainly been enjoying her most recent girls-holiday in Marbella. Just as we thought, she’s been knocking back the cocktails and showing off her fabulous bikini body on the beach… but rumour has it she’s also been spotted sneaking out of Enrique Castillo’s penthouse in the early hours of this morning – in nothing but her underwear! Our question is, doesn’t this fiercely private billionaire know what he’s letting himself in for?

He’s got the millions… and she knows how to spend them! So lie back on your sun lounger and get comfortable, because this summer fling is going to be a sizzler!


Adrenaline roared through her veins. This was her only chance. Pushing away from the wall, she rounded the lift, desperately seeking an escape. She barely noticed the plush furnishings, soft-looking leather sofas and floor to ceiling window which showcased the most spectacular view she’d ever seen. Instead she focused on the walls surrounding the elevator.

‘Are you lost?’

The heavily accented voice froze her to the spot. She darted a glance toward the sound. Dark brows furrowed over the richest coloured eyes she’d seen. His gaze swept over the length of her body, then up, lingering on her rear for a beat too long. Her skin tingled under his scrutiny.

Turning her whole body to face him, she slapped a hand on her hip. ‘Had a good enough look?’

His lips quirked in a sexy, lopsided grin. The jitters were back and Alexa swore the temperature in the room shot up ten degrees. Her gaze dropped to his broad shoulders, covered in a thin white t-shirt, then down to a well filled chest. She could see a dark pattern beneath the t-shirt. She longed to find out what kind of tattoo he had. Usually, tats didn’t do it for her. But on that body…

‘I could ask you the same thing.’

She snapped her attention back to his face. He stepped toward her, his jaw set, his eyes dancing with humour and something darker…something that made her blood heat and her mouth water.

Alexa raised her arm, palm out. ‘Hold it there, Mr. Any closer and I’ll scream.’

He paused by the sofa. Propping his hip against the cream leather, he folded his arms across his chest, causing the muscles to bulge. The moisture drained from her mouth and flooded in her belly.

‘No one’s here to hear you.’ He cocked a brow. ‘You seem to be forgetting where you are and,’ his gaze dipped down to her breasts causing the nipples to peak against the lacy fabric ‘how underdressed.’

Alexa thought this moment would have topped the blush scale. She planted her other hand on her hip and glared at him, unwilling to show any weakness. ‘I’m just leaving.’

She turned and strode back to the lift, keeping her back straight and trying not to wiggle her hips too much. The predatory sheen in his eyes made her body more jittery than the idea of sprinting around the lower floor in her underwear. She reached out to hit the button, but a large hand circled her wrist before she made it.

Alexa squeaked and darted back a step. He was so close, and his chest was right in her face. She could see the dark outline of the tattoo beneath the thin cotton. The outline of a burning sun, she thought, or something that looked like a sun. Her hands itched to lift the material and see for herself.

‘I’m up here.’

She snapped her gaze back up to his smirking face and took another step back. His lips kicked up at the corners and his eyes darkened. She swallowed against the urge to step closer, to feel his hard body pressed against hers. But she realised she was in little more than her bra and knickers in a stranger’s home. Unease skittered down her spine.

Alexa squared her shoulders, trying to quash the fear turning her heated blood into cold sludge. ‘I’m leaving now.’

‘After you explain what you’re doing in my home in your undergarments.’

 Undergarments?’ Alexa pressed her lips together to keep a giggle at bay. ‘Seriously?’



All my life I’ve been dreaming up stories. My mum said when I was little I used to make all the My Little Pony figurines talk to each other, and even fall in love. Later, it was Barbie and Ken. In my teens, I played matchmaker with my friends at school.

When I wasn’t creating imaginary scenarios, I had my nose stuck in books, reading across genres and there was one thing I loved more than the escapism—the fact a story can touch me so deeply, like I was experiencing everything along with my characters. I knew from early on this was something I wanted to do for others.

Fast forward a few years, and the dream almost got lost in real life, but I still couldn’t shake it completely. Now I write sizzling romance with the hope of making my readers’ hearts race like they are falling in love for the first time.

You can find me here: Website/Blog / Twitter / Facebook / Goodreads / Pinterest / Google +

'Til next time! 
Sam :-) 


  1. We'll get an interview with Alexa yet. Maybe on the beach. Alexa can pay for the cocktails, she's minted :) xxx

    1. I'm there! Make mine a Woo Woo!

    2. I'll have a Bend Over Shirley

    3. LOL, do elaborate? Never of them! xx

    4. 1 1/2 oz raspberry vodka
      4 oz Sprite® soda
      3/4 oz Rose's® grenadine syrup

      Fill a 12oz. glass with cubed ice. Add 1.5 oz. of Raspberry Vodka. Add Sprite, and top off with Grenadine. Garnish with two Maraschino Cherries.

      Yummy xx

  2. Wow that Alexa is a feisty one! Aimee Duffy must have dug deep to create such a bold character ;-)
    Great post x

    1. Haha! I have a feeling she's based Alexa on herself ;-p

    2. No comment. LOL.

      Thanks for popping by Tracey xxx

  3. I love a feisty heroine - and I've nothing against billionaires either! Looks a great read. Can I join in with the cocktails?!

    1. Of course you can Susie. Alexa is paying, so what'll be? X

    2. We could make our way through the dirty named cocktails :) xxx

  4. What a great cover and excerpt! Congrats, Aimee.
    Lovely to visit here, Sam :)


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