DETECTIVE HERCULES EXCERPT: Lizzy and the Hot Detective Kiss

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From Detective Hercules By A.C. Rose

Hot cop meets sexy radio personality and a NYC controversy of epic proportion ensues, along with a steamy love story.

He gazed up at me, a hint of wild desire peering through. “Now that I’m off duty, and now that we have crossed this bridge, there’s one thing I want to know.”

I sat up straighter. He had my full attention.

“What’s that, detective?” I spoke in my sexiest, smokiest come fuck me voice.

“What would it take,” he said, leaning forward, “to kiss you?”

The question traveled across the room like a bolt of sexual electricity and landed between my legs.

“It would take your lips, my lips, and about ten feet less space between us.”

He rose confidently and walked to my chair. He gently lifted my leg and kicked the ottoman to the side, lowering my foot to the floor. Then he knelt in front of me. He smiled as he removed my baseball cap and let my long dark hair tumble out. He leaned in closer, his face a millimeter away from mine, lips so close. He smelled like wine and passion.

Taking my cheeks into his hand, careful not to scratch me with his splint, he brought my face closer.  His lips came down on mine, warm and sweet, then he took my lower lip between his and gently sucked.


He pulled away, slightly dazed, and stared at me.

“That’s what I thought, just from hearing your voice,” he said, caressing my cheek. “That your kiss would mean something. And it does.”

He brought his lips back and softly brushed them against mine. Then he slid his tongue deep inside. The way he took over my mouth set off every erotic trigger in my body. The heat that had been building all day was all in this kiss.

My panties were wet. Very.

He stopped so we could both get some air.  I seized the moment.

”I think we should get naked now.” My lips still tingled.

He ran his finger through my hair affectionately and brushed it behind my ear.

“I’m not going to take advantage of injured women,” he laughed.  “Tempting as you may be, you have a fresh break and need to rest.”

I tried to reason. “I’m thinking an orgasm would be very healing.”

“Is that so?” He smiled.

A wild shiver of anticipation flowed through me as his lips moved to my ear, his breath warm against my flesh.

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‘Hero Undercover’ is LIVE and it’s HOT

By A.C. Rose

I cannot wait for you to meet my new, panty-melting alpha hero with a heart, Detective Hercules. Sigh.

He’s featured in the new HERO UNDERCOVER Box Set. I am joining with 24 other authors to bring this exciting collection of hot heroes your way. This sizzling compilation includes military masters, determined detectives, and rope twirling cowboys. It’s great beach reading for anyone who likes sexy, commanding alpha males.

Proceeds go to two charities that aid real police heroes and families ― Cop Line and National Law Enforcement Officer’s Memorial Fund.

Order the book now to lock in the low price of 99 cents — for all 25 books! It goes up to $6.99 soon. It’s available on Apple/iBooks, Barnes and Noble and Amazon.


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The 25 books and authors int this tantalizing collection also includes:

Detective Hercules by A.C. Rose
Detective Hercules Andrews and drive time radio dating expert Lizzy Harper bond over their respective injuries. When she reveals details about the super hot cop on her show, a New York City controversy of epic proportion ensues and he’s forced to go undercover – as her boyfriend.

A Taste for Red by Piper Stone
Tempers flare when Private Investigator Shanna Jacobs and cowboy detective Cody Walker are forced to work on a wine fraud case, but their hot attraction is undeniable. The case moves into dangerous territory when the key players aren’t what they seem, but if Cody and Shanna can solve the case, will they put their pride aside and let their passion take hold?

Justice, Roughly by Amelia Smarts
An undercover deputy must decide where his loyalties lie–with the law or with the beautiful criminal who rescues him.
The Strategy of Love by Alyssa Bailey
Part time photographic Journalist and benevolent worker Kayla Rhea was not haunted by the memory of her kidnappers but of her rescuer and his admonition. Ex-Army Major Hunter Barrett, settled in his civilian life, is now on a mission to claim the woman of his dreams or purge her from his life forever.

The Arms I Run To by Stevie MacFarlane
Can a woman be too smart for her own good?  Apparently, for when Joy Bradley takes a position she’s overqualified for, she soon finds herself up to her neck in trouble.

Uncharted Waters by Maisy Archer
An undercover protection detail aboard a luxury cruise ship seems like just the kind of easy, straightforward assignment Lucas needs … Until he learns that the client he’s tasked with protecting is the one beautiful, headstrong, infuriating woman he’s never been able to get out of his mind.
The Ranger’s Shotgun Bride by Maddie Taylor
Having fallen hard for her father’s hired man, Amelia is crushed when she learns he’s behind a string of stagecoach robberies.  When she takes matters into her own hands, and goes after the bandits herself, she learns things aren’t always what they seem.

Revenge Served Hot by Sophie Kisker
My name is Livvi, and for the next thirteen months I’ll be on my knees, paying off my father’s debts, owned by a man who seeks to destroy me. My life looks painfully short, until a man with a dark past offers to rescue me – but only at a price I’m terrified to pay.

The Mercenary’s Girl by Emily Tilton
CIA operative Jack Regensburg would have had enough trouble taking down mercenary kingpin Sir Jeffrey Young even if he hadn’t fallen helplessly in love with one of Sir Jeffrey’s captive girls, the lovely young Tess Roberts. When Sir Jeffrey decides that Jack, undercover as a bodyguard, must punish Tess in a new and extremely humiliating way, Jack must act, but will he be able to save Tess from Sir Jeffrey’s fury without putting his cover, and the crucial operation, at grave risk?

Cherry on Top by Katherine Deane
What do you get when you combine a sassy, curvy baker, her overprotective brother, his hot Army best friend, a crazy stalker, sexual chemistry hot enough to bake a chocolate cake, and nuns? The kinky spankings Cherry has always desired, a bit of Daddy talk Jacob loves, and a recipe ending with a Happily Ever After–and a Cherry on Top.

Saving Sarah by BJ Wane
When Sarah Thompson goes husband hunting at a local night club, she attracts the attention of a serial GHB rapist.  Police Chief Travis Nolan intends to be the man in Sarah’s bed and won’t let anything stand in his way, including Sarah’s stubborn tenacity.

The Honey Trap by Lucy Wild
Nate – I went undercover to get the place shut down. Not to fall for her…
Kathryn – It was just a job. Until he arrived.
The Scarlet Stiletto by Maggie Carpenter
1940’s Murder Mystery.
A frantic but beautiful woman bursts into the office of a roguishly handsome detective and begs him for help, claiming she found her red stiletto at the scene of her husband’s murder. The sexy seductive siren with kiss-me-now lips is hard to resist, but he quickly discovers there are gaping holes in her story.

The Russian by Renee Rose
Yuri – I don’t care if I get whacked by the mob or fired from the FBI. I can’t stay away from her. And there’s no way I’m letting her get hurt. Hell, if any of them touch her, I’ll blow my cover in a second.

A Thief for the Duke by Megan Michaels
Rescuing a thieving beauty from the prospect of prison, the Duke of Norfolk has taken on the role of Headmaster for a School for Wayward Women under the guise of reforming the waif into a lady of society. Will it be she who is reformed, or will it be he who is changed in the process?

Tamara’s Choice by Trent Evans
Assigned to infiltrate the shadowy Dominion Trust, a vice cop on deep cover visits the lurid, penitential installation known as The Farm.
But to rescue one of the beautiful inmates from her sentence of sexual slavery, he must save something else first — himself.

Slave for a Day: an Idan and Svali novella by Jane Henry
When Svali’s sister is taken hostage on a foreign planet, Svali and her fierce warrior husband are eager to undertake the rescue mission. Neither Svali nor Idan anticipated their job would mean masquerading as master and slave…. nor how very erotic the venture could be.

Testimony by Maggie Ryan
Vows–hers to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth–his to protect the witness with his very life. But when both are up against pure evil, what will the ultimate price of justice be?

Her Protector by Annabel Joseph
Rowan Park works in a secret, hyper-secure area of the government, defending the homeland from malicious hacking attacks. When a kidnapping attempt threatens her life, she’s forced to seek shelter–and comfort–in an unexpected protector’s arms.

Monster by Jennifer Bene
Cold, ruthless, vicious… I’m Paulo García’s monster, and I’d swallowed that bitter pill whole, learned to deal with it — until Nicky. I know I should try to help her, protect her, but then who will save her from me?

Her Undercover Doms by Anya Summers
Sherry can’t believe her luck, she followed a Dom to the Bahamas only to have him fall for another submissive, and to make matters worse, that same Dom has issued her an ultimatum, either submit to the handsome Doms Patrick and Nick to become a better sub or leave the island. Will the two undercover CIA Agents convince the gorgeous beauty that she is the submissive for them or will their undercover investigation tear them apart?
A Night by my Fire by Addison Cain
The risk River had taken saving a stranger bigger than a linebacker and as grateful as a psychopath put her in a bad position. Someone had left him to die… and good men didn’t get dumped in the cold.

The Officer’s Little Girl by Meredith O’Reilly
Adam is assigned to go undercover at ‘The Little Resort’ and take down the owner who has been selling illegal drugs. He gets partnered to be Chloe’s Daddy and ends up falling head over heels in love for his little girl.

Pandora and the Pool Guy by April Hill
Forced to enter the Witness Protection Program, Pandora finds a mutual attraction with the pool guy. But is he really just the handyman next door?

In Too Deep by Claire Conrad
One chance encounter is all it takes for hard-ass undercover agent Jace Montgomery to fall in love. When the woman who stole his heart is taken hostage, he’ll destroy anything and everything in his way to save her.

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Pre-order ‘Hero Undercover’ for a Hot, Hot, Hot Summer Read

I am so excited to be part of this collection, Hero Undercover: 25 Undercover Romances.

You can read my story, Detective Hercules, one of many hot, sexy heroes in the book.

Hero Undercover: 25 Undercover Romances will be live June 27, 2017 but if ou pre-order now you can lock in the low price of 99 cents.





25 New York Times, USA Today, and award-winning best-selling romance authors offer this sizzling compilation of panty-melting undercover bad boys, from swoon-worthy cowboys and alpha military men to deliciously decadent dominants. This smoking-hot collection features a wide array of stories including dark fantasies, seductive sci-fi, and erotic BDSM, all with the sweet happily-ever-afters you crave!

Hundreds of pages for one unbeatable price. Turn up the AC, lie back, and escape into these brand new, red hot riveting reads.

Authors include:  Annabel Joseph, Addison Cain, Renee Rose, Maggie Ryan, Maddie Taylor, Emily Tilton, Trent Evans, Jennifer Bene, Jane Henry, Sophie Kisker, Megan Michaels, Katherine Deane, Maggie Carpenter, Maisy Archer, Alyssa Bailey, Claire Conrad, Stevie MacFarlane, Piper Stone, Anya Summers, Lucy Wild, BJ Wane, A.C. Rose, April Hill, Amelia Smarts, Meredith O’Reilly.


12 Quotes About Love and Romance

Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet.
–Katharine Lee Bates
Love is friendship set on fire.

–Jeremy Taylor

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.

–Maya Angelou

When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
–William Makepeace Thackeray
I love you – I am at rest with you – I have come home.

–Dorothy L. Sayers

True love stories never have endings.

–Richard Bach

There is no instinct like that of the heart.
–Lord Byron
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
–Jane Austen
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.
–Luciano De Crescenzo
Be brave, young lovers, and follow your star.

–Oscar Hammerstein II


I’m still a bit of a romantic and an idealist and hopelessly naive.

–Brit Marling


Somebody called me a ‘bruised romantic’ once, and I like that.

–Susannah McCorkle

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STAY AFTER CLASS Blog Tour and Giveaway on May 9

STAY AFTER CLASS By A.C. Rose on sale for 99 cents.
Now available in Paperback.
Tour information from Goddess Fish Promotions


A passionate professor. A smitten student. An attraction that cannot be denied.
Amanda Slade has a major crush on her sexy art professor and wants his help with an important extracurricular activity: Project VirgEnd.
Professor Jem Nichols knows falling for his beautiful student is a bad idea but he just can’t say goodbye as the semester ends. But the professor refuses to hastily take her virtue. Instead, he wants to slowly teach her the most important lessons of lovemaking. As she experiences first-time pleasures and passions, love blooms.
By the time they’re done, he’ll know every inch of her body. But as her deadline for deflowerment looms, will the professor be the one to take Amanda all the way? This is a sweet yet steamy love story.


Amanda’s First Experience with an Art Model

By A.C. Rose ©2017

I was in the front row of the class in my usual seat, when a gorgeous, robed man walked into the art classroom, stood on a small platform, untied the sash to his robe and let it fall on the floor. He was naked.

Turning to take an innocent glance at the model, I nearly gasped out loud when I found myself eyeball to eyeball with his penis. He seemed so unashamed, so unaffected, as he stood there gazing out at all who studied his naked form.

I looked at my friend Tara and she looked at me. It was the tenth week of the semester in our Basic Art course, but we had no clue what was going on until the professor stepped in front of the room.

“Today we’ll be working with a live nude model so we can learn to translate the human form to paper,” he announced. “We’ll be working with charcoal, so remember, we’re looking for the essence of the human body—the shape, not details.”

With that, Professor Jem Nichols passed around the box of charcoal crayons and handed out huge sheets of drawing paper. As he got closer to me, a rush of warmth flowed through my body and ended in a nervous tingle in my stomach.

Maybe it was wishful thinking, but when he reached my desk to distribute the supplies, I could swear his hand lingered an extra moment near mine as I claimed my two pieces of charcoal from the box. And that he looked at me a certain way.

When he moved on to the next student, I breathed a sigh of relief, only because I worried my physical reactions to his presence would reveal I had a crush—a big one—on my teacher.

About the Author:

A.C. Rose is a sex and love journalist who also loves to write very steamy romance books.

As a former editor of an iconic women’s magazine, sexy stories and beautiful men have long been her beat.

She has written extensively on sexuality, relationships, female desire, and the “kissing book” industry.

Has real life provided fodder for her fictional worlds? She’ll never tell.

She is a member of the Romance Writers of America (RWA), Passionate Ink (PI), and the Author’s Guild (AG).


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New Cover Reveal for AROUSAL

So excited to share the gorgeous new cover for AROUSAL. It was created by Najla Qamber Designs.


The book is currently in KINDLE UNLIMITED until May 13 so grab it there if you are a KU customer.


Allison Monroe just got kissed. On an elevator. By a stranger. And she liked it a lot.

But she has no time to be distracted by this gorgeous man, with his panty-melting glances and sexy accent. She’s headed to the most important event of her career—a launch party for the new “My Fantasy e-Reader” at Club Kismet, high atop a Manhattan Skyscraper.

She’s determined to forget about the amatory elevator ride.

But Nicolai Petre has other ideas. That kiss confirmed what his grandmother’s mystical vision had already told him—that Allison is his destiny.

He’s determined win her love by the full moon. That means he only has six days to prove they are soul mates.

How will this mysterious billionaire from Transylvania win over a skeptical New Yorker who does not believe in relationships and thinks meant-to-be love is a myth like unicorns and Santa Claus?

There’s only one way to avoid a clash of cultures and rise above her romantic resistance. He must speak to her in a language she understands. Arousal.

All day long, and in her dreams, she’ll crave him. Until the sixth day, when he must reveal all his hidden family secrets and she must decide her true feelings.

Nicolai’s crazy story about fate and fulfilling his dying grandmother wishes leave Allison’s head spinning. But this gorgeous, hand-kissing hunk from Eastern Europe is too hard to resist. She feels things when she’s around him, and even when she is not. But can she ever feel true love?

Riches, royalty, and spiritual power hang in the balance. So do two hearts and souls.

This is a contemporary steamy romance with a mystical HEA. MUST BE 18 AND OVER.