Welcome Birthday Guest V.L. Locey!

Hi everyone! I’m so tickled to be here to join in Amber’s November Blog Birthday Bash.

Aren’t birthdays just the best? We have so many important ones in our lives. That sweet sixteen, when we turn eighteen and then twenty-one. Many people feel that hitting thirty and/or forty are causes for celebration as well!

As someone who has seen all of the previously mentioned special days, I can say that they all were incredible in their own ways. I’d have to say that my most significant birthday was when I hit fifty.I really began to understand myself and my dreams when the big five-oh rolled around. It was then that I decided to try my hand at writing professionally and am I ever glad that I did!

My life has changed so much since I decided to give being an author a whirl. I’ve met so many wonderful people and been able to spin a few darn fine tales of romance along the way! I’m hoping to still be sitting here at my desk writing stories for many birthdays yet to come.

To win a copy of Coast to Coast, Arizona Raptors #1 tell me what your favorite childhood birthday gift was. One winner chosen randomly. Good luck!If you’d like to check out my latest release here’s a bit of info about it—

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The greatest journey isn’t from England to the States, it’s the one that two men take on the way to find each other.

Sebastian Brown is on a mission to rescue the Arizona Raptors and a vow he made to a friend in college. Either that or he’s on vacation. He’s not entirely sure that he’s made up his mind yet. Either way, traveling from England, to the arid desert of Arizona isn’t exactly a picnic, particularly with the doubts and worries he takes with him. He’s turned even the worst of companies around, but faced with the challenge of improving the reputation of a hockey team that everyone seems to hate, he knows his work is cut out for him.

Focus is key, but that is easier said than done when Seb is sent into a tailspin by the intriguing Alejandro. Seb’s entire marketing plan hinges on making Alex a poster boy for equality and fair play. But with Alex’s utter dedication to the game, and his dark secretive eyes, the gorgeous Alex is stubborn, opinionated, doesn’t want any part of being the team focus, and worst of all, doesn’t appear to like Seb at all. It takes everything that Seb has to keep his hands off of Alex, but things get out of hand and Seb’s life might never be the same again.

Alejandro Garcia has had to work hard to get where he’s at. Born to Mexican immigrants, his siblings and himself have never had it easy in this new country their parents dreamed of calling home. A native son of Arizona, Alex has always been the odd man out on the ice but he’s not going to let a stupid thing like his heritage get in the way of his dreams. He’s now a Raptor and he plans to put all that training and collegiate hockey experience to good use. Working hard comes naturally to him. It’s something his parents have instilled in him from the time he was a toddler. Being one of a handful of Latino hockey players makes him strive for success with even more determination. His first pro season has had some ups but a lot more downs, but Alex is one stubborn young man and failure is not an option.

As the Raptors struggle to rebuild not only their team but their core values, Alex finds himself drawn to one of the owner’s friends, a tall, lanky Brit with the face of an angel and an accent and attitude that bewitches and befuddles him. Sebastian is everything he thought he would never be attracted to but he can’t push the sexy, older, fun-loving man out of his thoughts. If ever there were a man he would not be able to take home to his parents – not that he can bring a man home since he is deeply closeted – it’s Sebastian, but desire knows no socioeconomic, age, or international borders. The heart wants what the heart wants and Alejandro’s wants Sebastian.

15 thoughts on “Welcome Birthday Guest V.L. Locey!

  1. As a kid, my favorite gift was this journal my aunt bought me (so I could keep all my stories together instead of writing them on every spare piece of scratch paper I found).

  2. Art supplies. I loved drawing and painting as a kid and my mother bought me a cache of pencils, paper, paints, paintbrushes and canvases to use.

  3. My favorite gift was a bicycle; I’d been told we couldn’t afford it so when I got it, it was a huge surprise.

  4. My first kitty… He was a rescue, and I had been asking for a cat for so long. It was incredible when my parents decided I was old enough to care for him… We were together twelve wonderful years ❤

  5. For my tenth birthday I received an Easy Oven, where I could bake real treats so, for me, that wanted to imitate my Mom’s delicious baking, it was the best gift ever.

  6. When we were growing up we didn’t really celebrate birthdays and if we did anything it was a cake. We never got presents for our birthdays.

  7. I think it was when I got a walkman for the first time and could finally listen to the tapes I had sitting around on my own.

  8. I got a portable black and white tv for my tenth birthday. Even though it was black and white it was awesome to be able to watch my own shows.

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