Losing One’s First Kiss

YA author, Bria Quinlan, is doing a feature on her blog this month about kisses and graciously invited me to join. I’m over there today with a little chat about kissing in Chinese culture. I didn’t realize that Chinese women often referred to “Losing their first kiss”.

Click on over for a PG-13 discussion about kissing and recapturing the romance and danger of that first kiss.

Losing Your First Kiss – on Bria Quinlan’s blog

Release Day: The Dragon and the Pearl

Today is the official release day of my second book: THE DRAGON AND THE PEARL.

Champagne for everyone! Well, sparkling apple cider for me.

Come over and celebrate with a geeky history blog about Tang Dynasty Courtesans and their sexual and societal role in imperial China. There’s also a book giveaway if you’re feeling lucky.

Tang Dynasty courtesans: High class prostitutes?

Do I know how to party or what? As you may have guessed it, at any given party I’m the one in the corner munching on cheese and crackers and hanging with the other nerds.

The Most Beautiful Courtesan of Them All…

Former Emperor’s consort Ling Suyin is renowned for her beauty; the ultimate seductress. Now she lives quietly alone–until the most ruthless warlord in the region comes and steals her away…

Li Tao lives life by the sword, and is trapped in the treacherous, lethal world of politics. The alluring Ling Suyin is at the center of the web. He must uncover her mystery without falling under her spell–yet her innocence calls out to him. How cruel if she, of all women, can entrance the man behind the legend…

For more book information and excerpt, Click here.