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Blog Tour: Finding His Fantasy (1Night Stand) by Deanna Wadsworth

Finding His Fantasy (1Night Stand) by Deanna Wadsworth
Publisher: Decadent Publishing
Amazon Kindle: Finding His Fantasy (1Night Stand)

Blurb: Forty-eight year old art gallery owner Paul Strait loves the nightlife—wild parties, stiff cocktails, and even stiffer men! But his decadent lifestyle has grown lonely and now he’s looking for love. Some days it seems that what he wants must be a fantasy. Hoping that the perfect guy is out there he enlists the help of Madame Eve.
After all, a fantasy service like 1Night Stand should be able to deliver his fantasy man, right?
Josef Debrossé runs an exotic gay bar in the Caribbean known only to locals and select tourists. The many patrons coming in and out of his bar ensure Josef never has a shortage of lovers but he’s grown tired of being just a vacation fling.
Josef wants to be another man’s lover and partner, not a mere souvenir from the islands.
Lost in a dance of lust and allure, both men are thrilled with Madame Eve’s choice for them and feel an intense connection the moment they meet. Flirting over drinks quickly leads to the bedroom. But after their fiery lust has been quenched, the night goes from fantasy to reality without warning. Secrets and frightening pasts threaten to shatter the magical illusion of their perfect date.
Will this budding romance survive in the face of reality?


“I am Josef Debrossé.” He had yet to release Paul’s hand—not that he had any complaints— and his blood warmed from touching a total stranger he’d paid to meet.
He let out a breathless chuckle, not surprised he’d been holding his breath.
“Paul Strait,” he replied, caught up in something...giddiness? Excitement? Sexual tension? He wasn’t sure, but he felt like a silly girl swooning on her first date. Almost as an afterthought, he added his signature tagline, “And I’m anything but.”
A rich resonant laughter danced around them, weaving a spell and capturing Paul inside it until he didn’t even know which way was up or down.
“C’est bon, Paul Strait,” he said, those hypnotic eyes sparkling.
When Josef released him, he had to resist the urge to take the man’s hand back and never let go, fearing he might disappear. Instead, he downed the rest of his champagne, scolding himself for being so ridiculous. He nodded toward the bar where plenty of stools sat open. “Can I buy you a drink?”
At the resort, everything was included, but it seemed like the most logical thing to say. Much classier than, “Are you wearing underwear?”

Meet the author: Deanna Wadsworth might be a bestselling erotica author, but she leads a pretty vanilla life in Ohio with her wonderful husband and a couple adorable cocker spaniels. She has been spinning tales and penning stories since childhood, and her first erotic novella was published in 2010. She has served multiple board positions at her local RWA chapter and with Rainbow Romance Writers of America. When she isn’t writing books or brainstorming with friends, you can find her making people gorgeous in a beauty salon. She loves music and dancing, and can often be seen hanging out on the sandbar in the muddy Maumee River or chilling with her hubby and a cocktail in their basement bar. In between all that fun, Deanna cherishes the quiet times when she can let her wildly active imagination have the full run of her mind. Her fascination with people and the interworkings of their relationships have always inspired her to write romance with spice and love without boundaries.

1) Give us an interesting fun fact or a few about your book or series:
The best fun fact about FINDING HIS FANTASY is that both characters have appeared in other books….one written by me and the other written by my writer pal, Wendy Burke. Josef first appeared in my book ACCIDENTALLY BEAUTIFUL, and Paul had a big role in Wendy’s Christmas book WISE MEN SAY. Over beers one day—or maybe while I was cutting her hair—we decided to start “stealing” each other’s characters. FINDING HIS FANTASY is the eighth book we have done this with, and you can find out the correcting reading order here: http://deannawadsworth.com/archives/504

2) How did you come up with the title of your book or series?
This title was a tough one for me, for some reason. Originally it was called “No Woman No Cry” after Josef’s gay bar. It worked because in Wendy’s book WISE MEN SAY Paul helps his BFF Emmy reunite with her MIA military hubby, and in the process Paul “loses” his only confidant in life Emmy whom he jokingly referred to as his “wife.” But since No Woman No Cry is also a song by Bob Marley, I couldn’t really use it and I was stumped for a while before I came up with FINDING HIS FANTASY…. which I am very happy with!

3) Have you ever given one of your characters the personality of someone you know?
I will never tell! LOL

4) What do you think makes a good story?
Obviously quality grammar and clean writing, LOL but well-developed characters that are not one dimensional are a must too. I’ve read books where the plot is slow but the characters suck me in. I like to think Paul in FINDING HIS FANTASY is definitely not a cookie cutter m/m romance hero.

5) What does your family think of your writing?
My hubby is very proud of me, though he doesn’t understand my love of m/m romance. I don’t think I’m alone on that front LOL. He has wondered why I’m not trying to write Harlequin Presents since those pay some big bucks…but I just can’t explain how writing The Sheik’s Virgin Secretary hurts my literary soul LOL

You can also find her young adult alter ego, K.D. Worth FacebookTwitter
Buy Deanna’s books at Dreamspinner Press, Decadent Publishing or at any reputable eBook seller
Goodreads Link: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4264579.Deanna_Wadsworth

Tour Dates & Stops:
9-Feb BFD Book Blog, Havan Fellows, Book Lovers 4Ever
16-Feb Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents, Wicked Faerie's Reads and Reviews
23-Feb Happily Ever Chapter, Jessie G. Books, A.M. Leibowitz, MM Good Book Reviews, Love Bytes
1-Mar Book Reviews, Rants, and Raves, V's Reads, Divine Magazine
8-Mar Unquietly Me, Dawn’s Reading Nook, Inked Rainbow Reads
15-Mar Elisa - My Reviews and Ramblings, Molly Lolly
22-Mar Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents, Bayou Book Junkie
28-Mar Hearts on Fire, Making It Happen

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