Wednesday, August 19, 2009

I have a release date for Wilderness Girl!

Freya's Bower will release Wilderness Girl on Sept. 8! But it's actually available for preorder now.
A bit of a walk on the wild side for me, Wilderness Girl's my first erotic romance. A "category novel" length, according to Freya's guidelines (slightly longer than a novella).
Here's the story blurb:
When Dana’s boyfriend drags her to Wilderness Outfitters on a Friday night, she wonders why so many people find The Great Outdoors so great. Until she meets Hank— six feet of tanned muscle, wrapped in a faded black T-shirt and jean shorts loose on his hips. Eyes like wildfire burning in a sun-kissed face. Grinning like a fox.
After her boyfriend dumps her in the parking lot, humiliation becomes gratitude when Hank invites her to his favorite camping spot, and she seizes on the impulse to change her boring life.
A web programmer, Dana’s outdoor experience had consisted of walks to and from her car. Alone on a mountaintop, as she struggles to set up camp, a five-foot snake doesn’t seem a welcome sight: until Hank comes to her rescue.
He initiates her to the pleasures of hiking, campfires, and Harley rides down winding roads. Making love beneath a starry sky, Hank awakens a primal Wilderness Girl in Dana she never knew existed.
Their weekend feels like a fantasy, which proves all too true on their return to civilization. As the daily grind eats into their time together, their romance begins to come untethered.
Will her high-tech lifestyle clash with his low-tech one? Can she manage to recapture the passion of the wilderness in their city existence?


Alice Audrey said...

Good choice of soundtrack for your trailer.

A five foot snake an unwelcome sight? I'm amazed she didn't pass out. Um... I'm assuming she doesn't pass out. Hard to appreciate a hunk that way. Of course, if she's already horizontal... Oh nevermind. :)

Emma Lai said...

Congrats, Cate! We all need a walk on the wild side. Thanks for inspiring me to get back to the edits for my erotic Regency! Good luck on the upcoming release!

Cate Masters said...

Thanks Alice! I will pass along the compliment to the band!
I actually have a five-foot black snake that passes through our yard occasionally - harmless but fear-inspiring anyway! It makes the cameo appearance in this story, lol.

Cate Masters said...

Thanks Emma! Good luck with your Regency!

Julia Smith said...

'Dana’s outdoor experience had consisted of walks to and from her car.' - LOL! Time for a change, indeed. Sounds great.

Cate Masters said...

Thanks Julia! I'm feeling a bit like Dana these days. I need a reminder to unshackle myself from the computer once in awhile!

Diane Craver said...

Congrats on your upcoming release - love the cover and enjoyed watching the trailer for it. Hope you sell tons of books!

And leave your computer and enjoy the weekend. :)