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Lynda Bailey: Happy Birthday to – ME! (Contest)
Monday, November 20th, 2017

UPDATE: The winner is…Cynthia!

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Yes, today is my birthday. <wink>

And I want to thank the FABulously talented Delilah Devlin for hosting me on the anniversary of the day I was born. To celebrate I’m giving away presents! Leave a comment for the chance to win one of my digital titles plus a $5 gift card.

Okay. Birthdays. More specifically…my birthday. While I’m not going to a reveal just how old I am, I will tell you I remember (barely) where I was when President Kennedy was shot, when the Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show – yes this means I remember Ed Sullivan as well – the (first) Hula Hoop craze and watching news feeds from the Vietnam War. In other words, I’m part of the 80,000,000 who make up the *Baby Boom* generation…those individuals born between the years 1946 and 1964. People like Merle Streep, Madonna, Oprah and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Now I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really had an accurate perception of age – or at least not an accurate perception of MY age. I find myself doing things today that I did twenty years ago when I was…well…twenty years younger. Things like sitting cross-legged in my easy chair. (I don’t think I ever saw my mother sitting cross-legged, not even on a picnic…) Things like giggling. Not laughing…giggling. Things like running through leaves in the fall just to hear the whishy, crunchy sound. Things like wanting to buy a Jeep. Not a Jeep Cherokee mind you, but a four-door Wrangler Rubicon (great statement vehicle, huh?) complete with a badass stick shift between the bucket seats.

What’s causing my age misperception? I believe the answer comes in the 80,000,000 number I quoted above. Companies understand they can’t afford to alienate such a large number of customers. They know it’s in their best interest to cater to this huge – and aging – demographic. That’s why Diane Keaton and Andie MacDowell (two more Boomers) are spokeswomen for L’Oréal makeup and hair products.

But probably the real reason I don’t have a good grasp on my age is because I don’t want to have a good grasp on my age. It was the same when I was younger…I never wanted to “act my age.” Why change now? Things are just getting interesting… <wink>

So what *generation* do you come from? Are you a Boomer like me, or from the X-generation? Are you a thirty or forty something? What’s YOUR perception of age? Remember to leave a comment for the chance to win your choice of my titles + a $5 gift card.

Thanks again to the awesome Delilah Devlin for hosting me today!

Now here’s a peek at my newest release, Mended Trust, available now…

All Ford Washington wanted for was to marry his childhood sweetheart, Zoe, have a couple of kids and live a simple, yet happy life. Too bad Zoe had other plans. His wife leaving damn near destroyed Ford, but he buried his pain and forged ahead in order to care for his two young children. When he isn’t bartending at the Bluebird Saloon, Ford’s at home with Abel and Emery. Though being their dad gives him immeasurable happiness, Ford thinks it might be time to start dating again. And that’s when Zoe arrives back in Trustworthy.

Zoe Miller Washington knows her mind. She always has. She knows what she wants and she goes after it. Period. Like the time when, at the tender age of ten, she decided she’d one day be Ford’s wife and mother of his children. And she was. But a growing restlessness started to consume Zoe from the inside out. Something was missing, but she didn’t know what. Until she met Jenna. Then Zoe’s disquiet began to ease, though not completely. Now she’s back in Trustworthy to get the final pieces of her heart’s puzzle—her husband and kids.

Jenna Blakely is—most definitely—not a pushover. She’s a Top, for heaven’s sake, and a good one at that. However, from the moment she met Zoe, she couldn’t say no. To anything. Not to taking Zoe on a cross country trip, not to them moving in together, not even to showing Zoe the beautiful complexities of a Top/bottom bond. But when Zoe wants to return to Trustworthy to see her kids, Jenna fears there’s more to her request than meets the eye. Does Zoe also want to “see” her estranged husband and, if so, what will that mean for her relationship with Zoe?

Mended Trust is a BDSM, polyamorous romance which contains scenes of domination and submission, spanking, whipping, multiple sex partners and more. It is intended for mature readers only.

Get your copy here!

About Me

I’ve always loved stories, especially romances. For me the only thing better than reading a romance is writing one. That and drinking red wine while eating dark chocolate.

My romances are full of passion, with heat levels that range from hot to sizzling! I’m proud to have been a 2010 finalist in the prestigious Golden Heart®. I hope you’ll join me for laughter and love, and where the good guys always win.

I live in in the beautiful Sierra Mountains with my husband of thirty+ years and our pampered pooches.

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16 comments to “Lynda Bailey: Happy Birthday to – ME! (Contest)”

  1. Debra Guyette
    · November 20th, 2017 at 6:13 am · Link

    the book looks good. I love the cover. Happy Birthday!

  2. Mary McCoy
    · November 20th, 2017 at 8:23 am · Link

    Happy birthday from a fellow boomer! Keep giggling!

  3. Lynda Bailey
    · November 20th, 2017 at 9:49 am · Link

    Thank you Debra and Mary! 😆

  4. Colleen C.
    · November 20th, 2017 at 11:43 am · Link

    Happy Happy B-day!!! 😀

  5. Tamara Kasyan
    · November 20th, 2017 at 12:47 pm · Link

    Happy Birthday! You’re a new author to me and I’ve added several of your books to my wishlist!

  6. Cynthia Nichols
    · November 20th, 2017 at 1:01 pm · Link

    Hapyy Birthday! New author. Book looks good.

    · November 20th, 2017 at 6:45 pm · Link

    Happy Birthday ! I have not read your books yet but I will. This one looks very good ! Hope you had a love filled day !

  8. Lynda Bailey
    · November 20th, 2017 at 7:53 pm · Link

    Thank you Colleen, Tamara and Cynthia for stopping by today! 😆

  9. Jennifer Beyer
    · November 20th, 2017 at 8:37 pm · Link

    I’m horrible about knowing ages. I’m a forty something but people always seemed shocked when I tell them my age.

  10. ButtonsMom2003
    · November 20th, 2017 at 10:17 pm · Link

    I’m a fellow boomer. At 62 I sometimes feel every bit of my age physically, but most of the time age is meaningless. Hubby and I recently had someone ask us how we could afford to retire so young. I asked her “how old do you think we are?” I LOL’d when she said we had to be in our early 50’s. She seemed shocked when I gave her our ages.

    I have a 74 year-old brother and a sister who turns 70 next month. Both of them are older than our father was when he died at 69 and I never think of them as being as old as daddy.

    Happy Birthday!

  11. Lynda Bailey
    · November 20th, 2017 at 10:35 pm · Link

    Thanks to Jennifer and Buttonsmom for stopping by today…and yes…age is all about perception. 😆

  12. Lynda Bailey
    · November 21st, 2017 at 12:22 am · Link

    Thank so much, Jeanette! 😆

  13. Mary Preston
    · November 21st, 2017 at 2:23 am · Link

    Happy Birthday!! I’m a boomer too. I refuse to act my age when I don’t feel my age.

  14. Lynda Bailey
    · November 21st, 2017 at 11:15 am · Link

    Good for you, Mary! Thanks for popping by! 😆

  15. Lynda Bailey
    · November 21st, 2017 at 5:10 pm · Link picked the winner for one of my books + a $5 Amz gift card and she is… (drum roll please…) Cynthia! Congratulations! Please email me at lynda (at) lyndabailey (dot) net and I’ll send your prizes asap.
    Thank you everyone who commented and to the awesome Delilah Devlin for hosting me! 😆 😆 😆

  16. Delilah
    · November 27th, 2017 at 6:30 am · Link

    Congratulations, Cynthia! And thanks, Lynda, for being a great guest!

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