An unapologetic book-huffer and devourer-of-stories, Vera Valentine has carried on a torrid love affair with the written word for nearly all of her 41 years. Grown in the diner-laden wilds of the New Jersey Pine Barrens and transplanted to North Carolina, she lives with her husband, eight cats, and two dogs, most of whom are house trained. An avid fan of the Paranormal Why Choose / Polyam genre, she tossed her author hat into the ring in September of 2021 and never looked back.
A cheerfully chaotic capybara, Vera can usually be found spending too much time on social media, chilling with fellow author friends, or scribbling down plot bunny ideas in her trusty paper sidekick, the Bad Idea Book™.
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CW/TW/Tropes for Beached and Breached
Beached and Breached
Pairing: M/M/NBi (non-binary)
Standalone: Yes (HEA)
Style: Monster Polyam / Why Choose / 18+
Content: When the Fortunate Winds finds itself on the rough end of ironic hurricane gusts, a freak accident results in an intriguing turn of fate. Now sentient and entwined with a mythical creature, the former shrimp boat explores its sexuality with the unwitting help of an intrepid, lust-dazed first responder.
This is an explicit story is intended for readers 18+ only, and contains mature themes, including significant magical dub-con/coercion, oral sex, anal penetration by objects (there’s a flared base, I’m not a monster), choking, gagging, unprotected sex, magical spit-as-lube, mockery/degradation, slight BDSM dynamics, hair-grasping, allusions to murder by drowning, a police officer MC, and…well, I don’t really know what a boat fucking someone would be. But, yanno, that’s in here. Obviously. We both know it’s why you’re here.
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Finally, while no combination of partners, sexualities, or gender identities ever needs a warning, consider this your official notice that this story is an M/M/NBi (non-binary) menage. Hope you enjoy it. ;)
What's New? - 2/2/24
New paperback! Recently, JL Logosz and I revamped (har!) our story and Ruby and the V-Day Vanpires now in paperback with a special "discreet" cover that makes this 50-odd page paranormal orgy in the back of a van look more like a Hallmark rom-com. This latest physical addition joins my other paperbacks: Planet Oster: Fertility Fusion, Squeak, Unhinged, A Well Kept Secret, Plucked, Hayseed, and Carnal Cryptids: East Coast.
Signed books, baby! After a LOT of readers requested it, I'm happy to say that I'm now offering signed books in my Vera Valentine Author Store. Grab copies of Squeak, Unhinged, and more signed by yours truly and packed with some awesome stickers (and for some, even NSFW art!)
Monsters in Love 5: Lost in the Fire comes to Amazon on March 24th! This latest edition of the wildly popular monster romance anthologies has yours truly in it, alongside an incredible lineup of peers ready to deliver the flaming-hot monster smut you know and love!
Milk and Honey, a surprise MF novel joining the 13-author Mated to the Monster series, is coming out April 3rd! I'm very excited about this newest full length, and I hope you'll love sardonic dancer Mel and exiled Unseelie prince Elim as much as I already do. ;)
Unhinged, my surprise novella project, debuted July 10th and went *viral*! This MF paranormal romance features a human woman and her front door, and creative carnal uses of a doorknob. It was written as a little nudge-nudge-wink-wink to the terms of "open door" and "closed door" romances. You can now also grab the Unhinged Paperback or the Unhinged Audiobook (narrated by the sensational Richard Pendragon and Raven Wildewood) if you prefer other formats!
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