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My name is not really Erica Stevens, it is a pen name that I chose in memory of two amazing friends lost too soon.I was born in New York and moved to Mass as a child. I spent my time growing up between NY and Mass so I have some interesting times when sports games roll around. I was fortunate enough to marry my best friend over two years ago and I don't know what I'd do without him. I have a large, crazy, fun loving family that just loves to laugh. My parents are the strongest people I know. I have an older brother and sister, and a younger sister, who have blessed me with many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. I am nowhere near as old as the great nieces and nephews make me sound. I love to read and have wanted to be a writer since I was nine years old. I also write more adult romance novels under the pen name of Brenda K. Davies.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Updates on releases!

Hi everyone! I thought it was time to give some updates on future plans and what I've been working on. It's been a long time since I have and I wanted you to know that things are going to be changing a little.
For 2017 I plan to focus more on my other pen name, Brenda K. Davies. For the past four years, I've been more focused on my Erica Stevens pen name as I had more ideas for stories that would fit better under that name, but at this time ideas have swung the other way. That doesn't mean I have no ideas for Erica, I still have TONS of them and they will continue to come out!
At this point, I had planned to be further ahead in my writing and future works than I am right now, but these past 5 months or so have been extremely hectic as we all know life can be. However, starting at some point in 2017, I plan to start releasing a witch series that I wrote many years ago (not saying how many years). The series needs MAJOR rewrites and most likely a complete overhaul, as I plan to change it around a lot, but it will be coming!
I'd also like to try to find the time to write two contemporary, coming of age stories. Not entirely sure how it will all work, but those two stories have been bugging me for a while, so it's only a matter of time before they find their way out. :)
Between some health concerns (nothing major, but I'd like to keep it that way), losing loved ones, realizing it's time to spend more time on keeping me healthy, and with my family, I've decided to take my doctor's advice to try to reduce stress. The first step in this is that on December 1st, I will be bringing someone in to help me with my pages, book club, and other things. I will still be interacting, posting things, and replying to you, but Jamie Davis will be helping me make things more fun and allowing me more time to focus on writing. You will ALWAYS know if it's me or Jamie responding to you. Some of you may already have the good fortune of knowing Jamie, but if you don't, I know you're going to love her! She is a lot of fun and has some amazing book recommendations!
Thank you all for your continued support, kind words, and understanding, it means the world to me. <3 I'm looking forward to all that 2017 has to bring and can't wait to share even more stories with you!

Monday, November 21, 2016

Scorched Ice Giveaway!

In order to celebrate the release of Scorched Ice Scorched Ice (The Fire and Ice Series #3) by Erica Stevens, I'm having a giveaway on my Erica Stevens Facebook page. You can enter for your chance to win 1 of 24 prizes! The giveaway ends 11/22 at 5:00 PM EST.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Scorched Ice (The Fire and Ice Series, Book 3) is now live!

Scorched Ice (The Fire and Ice Series, Book 3) is now live wherever ebooks are sold! Find out how it all ends in the epic conclusion to Julian and Quinn's story.
If you haven't had a chance to start this series yet, Frost Burn (The Fire and Ice Series, Book 1) is now FREE wherever ebooks are sold.


Sunday, November 13, 2016

Teasers from Scorched Ice (The Fire & Ice Series, Book 3)

Teasers #4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 from Scorched Ice. Only 2 more days to go until Julian and Quinn's story comes to an end!

Teaser

“One question,” the giant said to her in a voice so low the crowd couldn’t hear him. “Vampires crave power. Many give into the lure of blood and death because of the power that comes with it. But you, you can take power from another without your fangs and with only a simple touch. Many of these vamps see you as their savior, but I want to know who will regulate you if you give into the temptation and start taking from others?”
“It is a possibility,” she admitted, “but all of you will regulate me, and so will Julian. He pulls me back from the edge when I’m tempted to lean too far over.”
“One of the most prolific and legendary killers of all vampires keeps you stable, interesting,” the giant murmured and lifted his hand to rub at his chin.

Teaser

Julian gritted his teeth. He’d known the vamps were going to be difficult to convince, but now they were just looking for blood.
Patience, he schooled himself. If this was going to work, he had to keep control of his temper. He had to be willing to do the dirty work that would need to be done, but he’d also have to be calm and fair.
Quinn released his hand, and before he knew what she intended, she hurried away from him. The vampires stepped out of her way as she moved through them with her hands raised in the air. Julian’s non-beating heart leaped into his throat before he rushed after her. He pushed his way through the crowd already closing in around her.
“Will any of you volunteer to come forward?” she asked as she walked. The vampires she focused on looked hastily away from her.
Julian glared at every vampire he passed. Some of them moved back from him; others were too focused on Quinn to notice he was there and he had to shove his way through them. He wanted to throttle her for putting herself into this position, but the vamps continued to step away from her, their eyes fearful as they watched her.
She stopped before the tall vampire in the back and tilted her head back to stare defiantly up at him. “If you’re not going to volunteer to see if I can turn you to ash, then I’m going to take that to mean you do believe what we’re saying and you’re just being difficult.”

Teaser

“I’m sure many didn’t think I was worth trying to save,” he finally replied. “And at the time, they would have been right about me, but I made no secret of who and what I was back then. Maybe I could have tried to be better earlier in my life, but the possibility never crossed my mind, and in all honesty, I didn’t want to. I enjoyed torturing and killing, and I admit it."

Teaser

She took a step back to leave when the hair on her nape rose. She detected no new scent, but her instincts screamed that she wasn’t alone. Over her time with Julian and the others, she’d become attuned to their presences. It wasn’t one of them coming up behind her now.
Ever since Earl had first walked into her life and torn it apart when she was eighteen, she’d always been ready for a fight. Always been loaded down with weapons so well concealed many wouldn’t know they were there. Now, she was standing in a freaking robe and bikini with none of the weapons she’d become so adept with over the years.
For the first time in six years, she’d let her guard down, allowed herself to pretend to live a “normal” life for a vampire, and she was about to pay for that.
The faintest hint of a step behind had her spinning and swinging the butter knife out. She’d twisted it within her grip so the blade was pointed to the side in her fist. Despite its dull blade, she swung the knife with enough force that it whizzed past the nose of the man standing there and drove deep into the wall next to him. Plaster filtered over her hand as blood trickled from the thin slice the blade had left across the tip of the man’s nose.
His blue eyes widened on her before narrowing. Quinn yanked the knife from the wall at the same time he pulled out two stakes. Her fangs tingled as realization sank in.
Hunter!

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Teaser #1 for Scorched Ice

Scorched Ice Teaser #1
“The vampires must be organized," Julian said. "They’re far more dangerous to us, to humans, and to the Hunters while they continue to remain scattered like they are.”
“You have a plan for that?” Devon asked.
“I do.”
Only 9 more days until the conclusion to The Fire & Ice Series releases!
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Frost Burn is now FREE!

Frost Burn (The Fire & Ice Series, Book 1) is now free wherever ebooks are sold! Start this trilogy now and be ready for when the final book releases on November 15th.


Thursday, October 13, 2016

Carved Giveaway!

The Carved giveaway is going over on the Brenda K. Davies Facebook page. Click on the link and enter for your chance to win 1 of 22 prizes!