Monday, January 4, 2016

Virtual Book Tour: Three to Get Ready

The Questions
1)      You’re marooned on a small island with one person and one item of your choice—who is that person and what item do you have?
My partner and I’d have a pen and paper (because that totally is one thing)
2)      Which musical would you say best exemplifies your life – and which character in that musical are you?
I have to admit that I’m not a huge musical fan and I don’t know that many musicals….so I can’t really answer this one.
3)      Take these three words and give me a 100 word or less scene using them:  galaxy, jet, cream
Springer had the best mouth in the galaxy and Travis never failed to drop in on him as often as possible. This New Years was no different and they fell on each other as soon as Springer opened the door.
In a matter of moments, Springer had his zipper open and his cock out, that sweet fucking mouth wrapping around his flesh, suction immediately and strong. It took even less time for his spunk to jet out of him, Springer swallowing every drop of his cream.
Fuck, Travis did love this man more than anything. Thank God it was mutual.

4)       You’ve just been let loose in the world of fiction, with permission to do anyone you want. Who do you fuck first and why?
Sherlock Holmes because smart is sexy.
5)      What is your idea of how to spend romantic time with your significant other?
A nice dinner out together in a quiet restaurant with good food.
6)      When you start a new story, do you begin with a character, or a plot?
Character – always the character. They come first 99% of the time.
7)      If they were to make the story of your life into a movie, who should play you?
It would be a pretty boring movie!
8)      Who’s your favorite horror villain and why?
I’m not a big horror-movie fan, but Freddy Kruger is pretty damn scary, even if I’ve never actually seen the movies!
9)      Do you have an historical crush and if so, who is it?
The problem with historical crushes, is that I start thinking about what the times were like and I get caught up in stuff like, well the Vikings are sexy, except for the part where they’d cover themselves in goose fat and sew themselves into their clothes in the winter and that is totally not sexy.
10)   Is there a story that you’d like to tell but you think the world isn’t ready to receive it?

I don’t think so. I’m pretty invested in my characters having a happy ending, so I think anything I write would be received okay.

Author Name: Sean Michael

Book Name: Three To Get Ready
Series: Mannies Incorporated
Book: Four
This book can be read as a standalone

Release Date: December 18, 2015
Single father Jack Jones is in dire need of a new nanny. His five year old son Nathan is legally blind, he has twin baby girls arriving in less than two months and the girl currently working for him is leaving at Thanksgiving to go home and continue her higher education. If Mannies Incorporated doesn’t come up with a viable candidate soon, he’s not sure what he’s going to do.
Dan Miller is on the hunt for a new job. He’s had some great placements with Mannies Incorporated, many as Manny to multiple birth families to get them over the hump. He even has experience with special needs children, so the job he’s interviewing for looks like it’s right up his alley.
When Dan arrives at Jack’s house, he discovers that this Jack Jones is his Jack Jones, the man he was in love with during college, and who broke up with Dan because Dan wanted children. Will Dan and Jack be able to put the past behind them and work together, or will their past keep them from having a future together?

Pages or Words: 64,000 words/190 pages

Categories: Contemporary, Erotica, Fiction, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance, Romance

Dan Miller followed the instructions on his GPS to one Jack Jones' house for his interview. He was trying to decide if it was a good or bad omen that he'd dated a Jack Jones. It had ended, so maybe bad. On the other hand, they'd ended because Jack didn't want kids and he did, which was better to learn early on, before they'd invested a lot of time in each other, right? So good sign.
Chuckling at himself, he went over what Drake at Mannies Inc had told him about the family.
Single gay dad, one special needs son - the boy was nearly six and clinically blind. Apparently he could see general shapes if they were high contrast and he could see lights and light contrast. There were twin girls on their way. In a couple of weeks in a few weeks in fact.
Newborns were Dan's favorite. He loved that new baby smell. He loved their chubby little cheeks and limbs, their fat bellies and how quickly they changed.
After reading the file, he'd had to agree with Drake that he seemed like a really good fit for the family.
The position was live-in, so he paid close attention as the condo came into view. Not far from the beach, it was a decent size, not too big, but not tiny. The front was neat and he could see the backyard was fenced in.
Pulling into the drive, he turned off the engine and took a deep breath. Okay. Interview time. He climbed out of the car, with his best ‘I’m the perfect man to look after your kids’ face on.
He knocked on the front door.
"Daddy! Maddie, someone is here!"
"I'll get it, man. Hopefully this one will work for your daddy, Mr. Picky. I have to leave the week of Thanksgiving. I have to."
The door opened and a lovely dark-skinned young woman stood there with a skinny little boy in thick glasses. "Hey there. Can I help you?"
"Hi, Dan Miller. I'm here to see Mr. Jones?"
"Sure. Come on in. I'm Maddie, Nathan's personal assistant." She winked at him.
"Very nice to meet you." He shook her hand.
Then he turned his attention to the little boy. "Hey there, You must be Nathan."
"Uh-huh. Nathan James Jones." One hand was held out. "Pleased meeting you."
Dan took Nathan's hand and shook it solemnly. "Pleased to meet you, too."
"Hey there. Sorry, man. I was paying some bills. Crazy life."
Dan looked up at the familiar voice and blinked. Strong jaw, blond curls, and the bluest eyes in the history of the earth -- that was Jack. His Jack.
Dan felt like he'd been poleaxed.
His Jack who didn't want kids, no way no how was he fucking crazy for even suggesting it.
"Jack?" Oh, smooth, Dan. Clearly it was Jack. Hell, even if he couldn't believe his eyes, the folder he'd gotten from Drake had said the guy's name was Jack.
"Dan? Danny? Oh, my God!" Jack's eyes went wide. "Look at you. You look amazing."
He kind of hated the way Jack's words made him stand a little taller, a little straighter. "So do you. The years have been good to you." Twelve years. Shit, things had changed in that time, that much was obvious, but not how just a glance from those devastating eyes could make his cock perk up. That hadn’t changed a damn bit.

Meet the author:
Often referred to as "Space Cowboy" and "Gangsta of Love" while still striving for the moniker of "Maurice," Sean Michael spends his days surfing, smutting, organizing his immense gourd collection and fantasizing about one day retiring on a small secluded island peopled entirely by horseshoe crabs. While collecting vast amounts of vintage gay pulp novels and mood rings, Sean whiles away the hours between dropping the f-bomb and pursuing the kama sutra by channeling the long lost spirit of John Wayne and singing along with the soundtrack to "Chicago."
A long-time writer of complicated haiku, currently Sean is attempting to learn the advanced arts of plate spinning and soap carving sex toys.
Barring any of that? He'll stick with writing his stories, thanks, and rubbing pretty bodies together to see if they spark.

Where to find the author:
Twitter: seanmichael09

Publisher: Sean Michael
Cover Artist: Kris Norris

Tour Dates & Stops:
23-Dec: Velvet Panic
25-Dec: Havan Fellows

Rafflecopter Prize: E-copy of ‘Three To Get Ready’ by Sean Michael
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