#SydneyWives – Sexy Sienna

(reblogged from AusRomToday – make sure to check out their awesome #Sydneywives competition!)

Tell us a little more about your housewife, Sienna:
I’d love to. Sienna is in her late twenties and a typical rich, blonde, little bitch. She isn’t exactly a housewife, but she’s the daughter of  an old money father and a white trash mother. She doesn’t work, she shops, and she has the most beautiful boyfriend ever. Charlie… sigh.

What inspired Sienna’s story:
A mixture of things really. I was given an idea of what Escape wanted, talked through a few options with the editor and sort of pantsed my way through it. I changed the character traits and story line several times, since Sienna isn’t really the sort of character I’d usually write.

What was your biggest challenge in writing Sienna’s story?
Definitely writing a character I would not have chosen myself- a skinny, blonde bitch. My heroines are always more voluptuous, sweet and all heart. Making Sienna likeable for me was quite hard.

Why will we love Sienna?
She is quite different to all the other housewives, and she has a sex scene that most women will admit they dream about. I hope that you enjoy her mixture of humour, tenacity and heart.

The Housewives of Sydney series promises that we’ll “find out what goes on behind the doors of the most exclusive addresses in the country”. What was the appeal of joining this series? Similarly, what has been the biggest challenge?
I was honoured to be asked! Seriously! What an amazing group of authors to be included in. The biggest challenge was both the plot and the character development. Both pushed me far outside my normal limitations and helped me grow a lot I think.

22817From the hottest writers in Australia comes a scintillating new series. Enter the world of Sydney’s elite, and find out what goes on behind the doors of the most exclusive addresses in the country…

Meet the Housewives of Sydney. They are wealthy, elegant, poised, and constantly in the public eye. But what goes on behind closed doors, in the private homes and parties where the cameras and paparazzi aren’t welcome? Delve into the most personal details of their relationships, their friendships and their lives. The only question is: can you handle the heat?

Sienna knows that she’s got a good thing going with her boyfriend, Charlie. He’s attentive, loyal, and seriously hot. When he sets Sienna up with a very unusual gift, she’s both shocked and intrigued. But she’s worried as well – accepting Charlie and his gift will test all of their limits and the strength of their relationship.

Secret Confessions: Meet Sienna

Confident, privileged, and with a strong sense of her own worth, this housewife knows what she wants and she expects it delivered – pronto!  On the cutting edge of everything, she only wears, carries, and attends the very best. It’s a lifestyle that doesn’t always lend itself to true friendships, so  she finds someone in her life that’s real, she holds on with both hands.

Meet Sienna. She’s available today.

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Secret Confessions: Sydney Housewives – meet the other housewives, pre-order, links.

And don’t miss out on the amazing competition AusRomToday is running – five copies of each Housewife Title to win, and a fantastic, Sydney-focused major prize!

December’s Got Your Holiday Reading Sorted

22837International bestselling author Rhian Cahill kicks off a steamy new holiday series about a very Christmassy company and the three directors who need more than a little mistletoe.

22838From Lee Christine, the critically acclaimed author of In Safe Hands, comes a tense, taut, urban romantic suspense about two lawyers, a high-profile divorce case and an attraction that even opposing counsels can’t shut down.

22836From the best-selling author of A Man Like Mike comes a new contemporary romance: he can buy anything he wants — except the perfect woman to help rebuild his family.

22835She came to Paris to forget about men, but the city of love has different plans for her…

22839And finally, one more Christmas title to really help you find that holiday spirit: A beautiful, uplifting holiday story from best-selling author Juliet Madison about a lonely writer, her grandmother’s ghost, a road trip, and twelve different Daves.

Have you caught up with the Sydney Housewives lately? Two titles release this month!

22818A strong man needs a strong woman, and Nella’s love is as strong as steel.

22817Sienna knows that she’s got a good thing going with her boyfriend, Charlie, but when he sets Sienna up with a very unusual gift accepting it will test all of their limits and the strength of their relationship.
(releases 18 December)