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It’s Tuesday. Just your daily reminder… (Puzzle & FREE Read!)
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Yes, it’s Tuesday. And like I said before…er, sometime or other…it’s hard to remember what day of the week it is when you’re on lockdown. So, it’s my pleasure to remind you and to offer you some light entertainment while you’re slowly going out of your mind

Okay, none of that is happening here. It’s been a bit of an adjustment, and we’re having to cook way too many meals. What is it with kids? They think every meal should be an event! Any other time, they’d be happy with PBJ or ramen. Ha! Okay, again, none of that crazy sh*t is goin’ on here. 🙂

(Do you sense that I’m ready for a spa day?)

Ah well, next best thing to a day of self-care is a FREE story, right? Something short to tide you over. You can tell the kids or your SO you won’t be long. Just a few pages more… And you’d be telling them the truth! In addition to the free story, I have an inspirational puzzle. Something of a morning pick-me-up. *wink-wink*

Enjoy both! And you’re welcome! ~DD

P.S. Tell me how you’re coping! No crazy sh*t going on there, right?

FREE Read — Lily’s Last Stand

Lily’s Last Stand

A wife gives her husband a sexy surprise…and then he ups the ante…
Get your copy here!

The Puzzle

Stacy McKitrick: How I visited a country without leaving my house… (FREE Read)
Monday, March 23rd, 2020

My name is Stacy McKitrick. I write paranormal romances, normally with locales I have visited. I love Pittsburgh, so I set My Sunny Vampire there. I live in Dayton, so it only seemed natural to set Bite Me, I’m Yours here. I’ve been to Atlanta many times for Dragon Con (a sci-fi/fantasy convention held during Labor Day weekend every year), but it wasn’t until I actually visited the Atlanta Underground that I realized that’s where my vampire headquarters is located, and I show that in Blind Temptation. And while Biting the Curse is set between Cleveland and Detroit, two cities I have visited also, I ran into problems with my newest book: Finding the Perfect Mate.

I was all set to have my vampire couple go to Russia, do their job, then return. Problem was, that would have been a super short story. And I just couldn’t have that! But I’ve never been to Russia. Had no idea what it’s like there. Luckily, I have a friend who did know something about the country and told me enough where I could conduct my own research.

Like dashcams. Almost every car in Russia has one. I thought it was because they were required. Nope. It’s more like for insurance. Without a dashcam, some person ready to scam you can walk into your car and claim you hit them. And apparently, that happens a lot! When I was doing my research, I found that I could view a lot of these dashcam videos online. I thought, Great! Now I can see what the landscape looks like. And I was able to do that after I got over the horror of actually watching these videos.

Warning: if you’re the squeamish type, I suggest you do not view them. I swear, you’re looking at someone’s death during some of these car crashes. Very horrific!

So my book, which was supposed to just have a little bit of Russia in it, ended up being 90% in the country. Did I get it all right? Maybe not, but I concentrated on the Russian Vampires. Since they don’t exist, I pretty much could make up their world there. If you’re interested in how well I portrayed Russia, why don’t you read Finding the Perfect Mate? It’s currently on pre-order at a reduced price of $2.99. Release day is April 1 and the price will increase to $4.99 shortly after that.

So … Have you ever been to Russia? Do you like to travel? I love traveling and one day I do hope to visit Russia. Maybe on a cruise. I do love cruising!

Finding the Perfect Mate

Finding the Perfect Mate just got way more complicated.

When Perry pledges abstinence until he meets a Perfect Mate—a rare mortal perfect for a vampire—he doesn’t expect to be tested. Especially by another vampire. But Mandy smells like heaven. Has a sexy British accent. And is the smartest person he’s met. She’s just so … perfect. If he holds on to his fantasy, will he lose his chance at love?

Finding the perfect vampire was never on her radar.

Mandy hasn’t seen her father in 500 years but when he goes missing she drops everything and heads for the States, only to discover the Russian vampires kidnapped him. She insists on being involved in his rescue and suggests she and Perry—who’s sexy as sin and makes her laugh—infiltrate as lovers. As they pretend, she realizes he’s just so … perfect. But she’s got a secret that will mean her death. Can she trust him not to turn her over to the authorities or does she keep mum and let him go?

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If you sign up for my newsletter (, I’ll send you a free copy of “Savannah’s Destiny,” a short story I wrote that combines my Ghostly Encounters and Bitten by Love series. I’m doing it all manually (meaning I send out the link once I get the notification I have a new subscriber), so if you don’t hear from me after signing up, you can contact me directly at stacy @ stacymckitrick . com (without the spaces, of course). You can unsubscribe at any time—no hard feelings.

Open Contests and Giveaway Reminder!
Sunday, March 15th, 2020

It’s been such a busy week! Planning and shopping for the apocalypse (my dd and I did the planning—she did the shopping since I’m under house arrest, er, “self-quarantine”), writing five chapters, editing a book and some short stories… Today, I have to clean my office, or at least the corridor of space between the boxes I have yet to unpack!!!!

This next week, you’ll see a little less of me here because we’ll have some fab authors guesting! Be looking for posts from Genevive Chamblee, Dee S. Knight, Lyncee Shillard, and Michal Scott!

Be sure to check out the contests below that are still open, including a FREE read for all! Love you. Stay safe! ~DD

Open Contests and a Giveaway!

  1. Red Dawn (FREE Read!)—Everyone can pick up a free copy! This offer ends soon!
  2. Diana Cosby: Nature – Continual Inspiration For My Muse (Contest)—Win a signed book! This contest is drawing to a close! Enter now!
  3. Tell me a story… (Contest)—Win an Amazon gift card!
  4. Flashback: Slow Rider (Contest–2 Winners!)—Win a FREE download!
  5. Liberty Ireland: An Introduction! (Contest)—Win an Amazon or B&N gift card!
Red Dawn (FREE Read!)
Friday, March 6th, 2020

Alas, this giveaway has ended!

It’s Friday! You have the entire weekend ahead of you to do what you love most. For me, that would be writing my next story! But realistically, it will also mean cleaning out the pool shed and starting the long process of cleaning the pool before the hot weather comes in April! I’m being optimistic about that. Generally, I freeze my butt off getting into the pool in April! (But I still do it!)

Anyways, since you’ll be eager to kick off your reading spree, here’s something short and sexy that will transport you to another, nearby world. Just click on the cover to get your FREE copy of Red Dawn!

Happy reading!

Red Dawn

A colonist living on a lonely Martian plain receives her new mate, a man culled from among the newly transported convicts…

And if you loved this short story, I have many more: Short Stories

FREE Short Story! My Gift to You!
Monday, January 6th, 2020

Here’s a free story, just because… 🙂

Pitch Black

Passion lights the way for an ex-marine corrections officer rescuing a female CO trapped in a prison block during a blackout…

Get your copy here!


An early holiday gift from me to you… (FREE Read)
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

For a limited time only, get your FREE copy of the sexy-funny prequel story to my contemporary western (very erotic) series, Lone Star Lovers!

Sweeter Than Honey

Honey Cafferty lives a happy but precarious existence as a traveling saleswoman, searching for a sense of belonging. From her colorful wagon she brews decoctions to cure ennui, sleeplessness, hysteria—and after a visit from a mysterious Mexican curandera—she believes she’s found the way to improve a man’s libido. But how can she package her “Elixir of Love” without being run out on a rail from the nearest town for selling something that produces such carnal effects?

Sheriff Joe Tanner is protective of his little town and downright hostile toward anyone who takes advantage of the fine folk in Two-Mule, Texas. When sees the gypsy wagon roll into town, he’s ready to hurry the snake oil salesman on his way, but Honey isn’t what he expected. When the men of the town begin to plead exhaustion and place the blame for their state squarely on the pretty little redhead’s shoulders, he has to investigate.

Get your copy: Sweeter Than Honey

Get a FREE short story!
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

I’m late posting today. Had to run my mom to the doctor’s and then to the local hospital for some x-rays. She’s doing okay, but she’s not very happy with me because I tattled on her for not taking better care of herself. Ah well. The child becomes the parent.

So, since I’m trying to play catch-up, I’ll make this easy. Head on over to my Short Stories page and peruse the sexy covers. The first three on the top row haven’t been released yet, so ignore them. Here’s the deal…

Pick a short story you’d like to read and email me at with the title.
I’ll send you a FREE copy.
🙂 DD

Tailgating at the Cedar Inn Red Dawn Stepbrothers Stepping Out: With His Pack