Not often do I hunt down an author and beg to be on their blog, but that’s exactly what I did with LM. After reading Between Heaven & Hell – oh baby – she had me hooked.
Shhh! I’ve got a secret. Although we’re a few weeks beyond the revelry of Mardi Gras, there are many ways to experience and celebrate the spirit.
Throw on some beads, grab your hurricanes, kick up the jazz and hold on.
National Geographic provides an in-depth video with information about King Cakes and the more than 150 “ornate” costumes created by one set of locals.
What? Is that too mundane and boring for you? If you sneak around on YouTube, there are many other graphic videos (let’s just say lots of flashing). And if you like a bit of the creepy, spooky side, which I do, then the show Ghost Adventures visits New Orleans on Friday, Feb. 22. I’ll be watching.
My latest novella, Mirabella’s Mardi Gras Ménage, takes place during this period. The book opens with the main character Mirabella exploring, and getting lost in the chaos. Who comes to her rescue is Nick, a recurring character in my erotic paranormal series The Vampire, The Witch & The Werewolf. Add in a super-sexy, redheaded bartender Marguerite, and the threesome’s ready to party.
Ready for some fun? Leave me a comment with a valid email address, and you’ll be entered into a contest to win an electronic .pdf of your choice of one of my backlist books The winner will be chose randomly on Friday, March 1.
Constantly under the watchful eye of her Voodoo priestess aunt, Mirabella longs to break free during the events of Mardi Gras. Escapades draw her into the arms of Marguerite, a fiery redhead with a passion for life, and Nick, a familiar vampire who’s haunted by his transformation and past.
What starts as a new experience – a Mardi Gras Ménage – soon turns deadly, and none of their lives will ever be the same.
Louisa Bacio is the author of six erotic novels, including the paranormal series The Vampire, The Witch & The Werewolf, and numerous steamy short stories.
Bacio enjoys soaking up the sun in Southern California, and spending time with her family. In addition to writing and editing, Bacio teaches college courses in English, journalism, film studies and popular culture.
Grand Prize Package
Mardi Gras package includes Kitchen Witch spices, beads, fluer di lis cookie cutter, mask, etouffee mix. Shipping to the U.S. Value is worth $20 + the cost of shipping. I reserve the right to substitute the prize in case product is not available. If the winner is international, they can choose a $15 gift card to either Amazon or Barnes & Noble.