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Say it Louder

Say it Louder SMThe choice should have been easy.

My bandmates gave me an ultimatum—dump my toxic girlfriend or break up the band. But she’s been collecting dirt on all of us for years.

Just when I think I’ve hit rock bottom, a pink-haired street artist rocks my world. The sudden spotlight on her art collides with her old life on the streets—and my secret shame.

Wanting her isn’t enough. Our pasts could destroy our future.

Start reading Say it Louder now

Find out why early readers are calling Say it Louder (Tattoo Thief #4) “the best book in the series.” Start reading chapters 1-6 now (don’t miss the major bomb dropped in chapter one!):

Preorder now on Amazon US, Amazon UK, Amazon CA, Amazon AU, iBooks and Kobo. Available Sept. 29 on all platforms including Barnes & Noble.

Each book is a standalone love story about a different member of the band, so you don’t have to read the whole series to enjoy Say it Louder.

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Behind the scenes at a sexy photo shoot

Have you ever seen a book cover and thought, huh, I think I’ve read that before. Maybe you’re just seeing the same stock photo. It’s no secret in author circles that the best stock photos make the rounds … a lot. It’s also virtually impossible to find a good enough range of poses from a single model set to support a series. That’s why I decided to do a custom photo shoot.

Thanks to my massively talented friend Adrian Hale, an Austin-based hair and makeup artist who works with photographer Josh Baker of AzulOx Photography and a host of models, we arranged a shoot while I was visiting Austin featuring the gorgeous Callisto and David:

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The Phoenix Campaign

The Phoenix Campaign_thumbAmbition. Lust. Sacrifice. Politics just got a whole lot sexier.

Grace Colton’s life is a blur—security, appearances, and a desperately fast ramp-up to Election Day. Political consultant Jared Rankin is pulling the strings to win the White House with the Conover-Colton ticket.

But the fragile relationship Grace and Jared forged could be ruined by secrets traded for political leverage. She’s hiding her new relationship with Jared from the public, and concealing a deeper secret from everyone.

When Grace reveals the explosive truth to her running mate, squeaky-clean Senator Conover must confront his own haunted past. Grace’s future—and their campaign—could be ruined by the lies meant to protect what they love most.

Peek behind the curtain and under the covers in this sexy political drama that exposes the true cost of ambition, lust and sacrifice.

This erotic romance contains toe-curling sex and fiery language. It is recommended for mature readers. Available on Amazon, iBooksBarnes & Noble and Kobo. Check out more images from the custom cover shoot… Continue reading “The Phoenix Campaign”

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Free for a limited time

TT_FAUXTell a friend about Tattoo Thief—it’s free on KindleNookKobo, and iBooks. Thanks to the awesome readers and bloggers who shared it, Tattoo Thief climbed to #19 in the entire Amazon store for free books, and ranked #1 in romance and new adult fiction. Thank you for the love!

I’m having a blast hearing from new readers who are getting to know the band Tattoo Thief. Each standalone novel features a different member of the band, so in the course of the series, you’ll meet Gavin & Beryl, Tyler & Stella, and Jayce & Violet.

Coming in 2015, the so-far-untitled final love story in the series features Dave and his new love. (You didn’t like Dave’s girlfriend Kristina, did you? Me, neither.) I don’t want to be a spoiler and tell you who it is, but you’ll meet her in Revenge Bound.

I’m going to back to writing!
xo Heidi Joy

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The Phoenix Candidate

Fans of Scandal and House of Cards will love Grace Colton…

Congresswoman Grace Colton is the most famous woman in politics—and the loneliest—until a drawling, sexy stranger offers her one night: no strings and no regrets. And it rocks her world.

The Phoenix Candidate SMGrace wakes to an empty hotel room and a phone call. The dark horse for the 2016 presidential election, Senator Shep Conover, is considering her as his vice presidential running mate. But before she can be selected, Grace must be vetted and coached by Shep’s political consultant, Jared Rankin, who already knows too many intimate details about her. He’s Mr. One-Night Stand.

Grace is torn: play nice with Jared to join the senator’s ticket, or play hardball and back the slick frontrunner? Grace must decide where her loyalties lie and if she can trust Jared with her future—and her heart.

The Phoenix Candidate is an adult erotic romance recommended for mature readers.

Available at Amazon, iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and in print.

Want to read an extended preview for free? Download the first part of this full-length novel, available as a four-part serial, FREE on Amazon, iBooks, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.

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Revenge Bound

On the Internet, secrets never die…

Violet can’t imagine anything worse than having her very private, very naked photos strewn across the Internet.

Until they multiply like a virus.

With her name, address, and phone number attached.

And her boss finds out. And a stalker finds her.

Violet’s refuge is a rock star known for going through groupies faster than guitar picks. Letting Jayce get close enough to protect her exposes her secrets—and her heart—to a man whose celebrity could ruin her.

That’s because being a nobody is the one thing that keeps Violet’s photos from making headlines. And it’s the reason she can never fall for a rock star.

Secrets spread like wildfire when a celebrity fans the flames.

REVENGE BOUND  is a full-length, standalone novel, and a companion to the Tattoo Thief books. It contains steamy scenes and strong language intended for mature readers.

Now available on Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo and in print.

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Revenge Bound preview

Revenge Bound is now available on Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo and in print.

PROLOGUE:

The Internet is full of naked pictures of pretty girls. Curvy girls splayed on beds. Busty girls gripping their breasts in ecstasy. Blondes getting pounded, pistoned, defiled. Brunettes taking the money shot, the deep throat, the back door.

Any Google search will find you these images. And one of them might be me.

I’m the redhead. The one with her back arched, her eyes wide, her mouth open with desire. The one with her legs spread and her arms tied tight above her head.

I’m the one shot with her own camera and uploaded for the world to see.

And now I’m the one with the secret. Continue reading “Revenge Bound preview”

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Which member of the Tattoo Thief band fits you?

My Tattoo Thief books are about a fictional band called Tattoo Thief, with each novel in the series a standalone love story about a different member of the band.

Tyler, the bassist, and Jayce, the lead guitarist, were best friends in high school. They met drummer Dave and lead singer/songwriter Gavin soon after they entered college in Pittsburgh. Now, all of the band members are age 24 or 25 and live in New York City.

Different things drive each man—different appetites for creative freedom, sex, and control. I even imagine what profession would best suit each guy if he wasn’t a rock star. Want to see who your ultimate book boyfriend might be? Click here to try this fun, two-minute quiz!

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Find out what makes Tyler tick

Tyler Walsh is the bassist for Tattoo Thief and is credited with starting he band—getting the right guys together, and then getting the band into regular gigs. We sat down with the hero in Tyler & Stella to talk music and get a little more insight into Stella Ramsey, the reporter who’s been spending a lot of time with him lately.

What do you like about the bass?

It’s the foundation of the music. I like to play rock and also some older folk and blues stuff, because it drives the whole song.

When writing a song, does the bass line ever come first?

There are times it does. If a song starts with a weird bridge, that would be my time to shine. Look at a song like “Superstitious.” If you can play licks like that, the feeling is just phenomenal. Continue reading “Find out what makes Tyler tick”

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A music playlist for Tyler & Stella

Tyler & Stella’s playlist had to be emotional, conflicted and ultimately positive, so I wanted to share some songs that inspired me.

Music has always been an essential part of my life, but it has an unusual place in my writing—I love it while I’m brainstorming and formatting, and hate it while I’m deep in drafting or editing. I think my mind wanders when there are lyrics that demand a listen.

When I’m songwriting (for a book), I often have a few melodies in my head to help with the mood and phrasing. I’ve included these here.

Continue reading “A music playlist for Tyler & Stella”