January 3, 2016

BAD BOY Teaser 1

BAD BOY by J.C. Reed & Jackie Steele

Release Date: February 23rd, 2016

Teaser 1:

“You have one phone call,” a chubby guy in his late forties said in broken English.
I peeled my aching butt off the cold, concrete floor and marched purposefully for the bars, biting down a snarky remark.
The detention cell had been my residency for all of three hours and already it felt like I had spent most of last month in here. It wasn’t just the pungent smell of urine and bacteria that made me want to get the hell out as soon as possible. It was also the fact that not only did no one want to listen to my story of how I couldn’t possibly be a hooker; they actually weren’t particularly in a hurry to help me prove my innocence.
One phone call.
Make it count, Hanson.
I followed the chubby police office to a desk and tried not to grimace as my fingers curled around the grubby headpiece of an old phone that had probably seen more unwashed hands than a public toilet door’s knob.
Whom could I call?
I had gone over that decision for hours, mentally scrolling through my limited options, then discarding of each one as I trudged along. Eventually I knew there was only one person who’d run down doors to get me back on US soil.
One person who’d probably get every newspaper and television channel involved to make my story heard and get me the hell out of this hell hole.
Not least because this was all her fault.
She hooked me up with Chase Wright in the first place.
She thought it was a good idea to marry a stranger, albeit a hot one. And then, when I called her from the airport and asked where she’d disappear to if she wanted to hide, she came up with effing Acapulco Beach.
I dialed my friend Jude’s number, which I knew by heart and listened to the ringing sound until it went to voicemail.
Apparently she was too busy to answer, or so her voicemail said.
Trust Jude to miss one of the most important phone calls of my life.
“Hey, Jude. This is Laurie again,” I whispered, silently imploring her to pick up. “I know how this sounds but it’s not a prank. I’m still in Mexico, in prison. You need to get me out as soon as possible. Call my lawyer and—”
The line went dead. Confused, I looked from the finger that had just interrupted my call to the smirking police officer.
“Your time’s up.”
“But I wasn’t done. I—” I swallowed hard and clamped my mouth shut in the knowledge that the guy was most certainly not up to date with my criminal status. I knew I had done nothing wrong, but he most certainly didn’t. And even if he did, I doubted that he cared.
“Fine,” I mumbled and followed him back to the detention cell, where I curled on an uncomfortable chair and pulled my legs to my chest, thinking the chair was less dirty than the stained and sticky tile floor.

Who wants more:

Preorder Bad Boy now:

December 23, 2015


Release Date: February 23rd, 2016
I should have seen it coming. Sexy? Handsome? Trouble? Check, check, and check. 
Is he messing up my life? Hell yes.
All the signs are there: he is a bad boy. Even his name is a lie. Too bad I married him. I can’t wait to get divorced. Does this make me sound crazy?I know I should avoid him, run as fast as I can.
However, when a harmless misunderstanding lands me in a foreign prison cell, my dear, lying husband is the only one who can get me out.
Crap.I shouldn’t accept.
But how to say no to trouble when said trouble is the one who makes me fantasize all the dirty things he could do to me?

December 20, 2015

Good News

Hi guys,
Do you want to know what I'm currently working on? Aside from the last book in the An Indecent Proposal trilogy, my next full length, standalone novel is called BEAUTIFUL DISTRACTION and will release on April 12th, 2016 (after Bad Boy which releases Feb 23rd). I'm absolutely in love with this cover. 

My super awesome cover artist, who is actually a retired 70 year old web designer and friend of mine, couldn't have made me more proud. What do you think?
Preorder links are below, but if you want to be notified on release date, sign up here:

That's all.
Have a fantastic Sunday!

Release Date: April 12th, 2016
Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1MvPqFp
iTunes: http://apple.co/1Pk1iyU
Kobo: http://bit.ly/1YAQwGQ
Amazon print: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1522897909
Amazon kindle: Not yet available! Sign up to my mailing list: http://eepurl.com/bFUFV

December 15, 2015

The Agreement is live!


Predictable. Boring. Safe.
That’s what life is supposed to be like. As the rightful heir to Waterfront Shore, I would gladly refuse my inheritance. I don’t want the money. I sure don’t want to have anything to do with its dark past. Except for the letters of my deceased mother, I would be willing to cut losses and move on and give up my rich lifestyle. But my stepfather expects me to marry. And then there is my new fiancĂ©.
My hot, fake fiancé.

Tall, handsome, mysterious. 

That’s how Chase Wright is.
Unfortunately, he is not mine.
Unfortunately, too, the day I hired him, I signed an agreement.
When an innocent plan lands us engaged, none of us are prepared for the consequences. No one warned us that we could fall in love. Maybe The Agreement wasn’t such a good idea.
I should stay away from him and forget about our one night together.
Except, he doesn’t want to….

December 6, 2015


I've very good news:
The Agreement will release on December 15th, 1 day earlier than planned. That means....9 days till The Agreement is out. Yep. I'm so excited I feel like jumping up and down. Oh wait. I did that already this morning smile emoticon This book...sigh...me and bff Jackie Steele are quite happy with how it turned out. If you like a steamy love story with twists and turns, you won't want to miss this one. EEEEPP. Preorder links are below.

➜➜ Preorder The Agreement on:

Amazon- sorry! Available on release day only

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-agreement-jackie-steele/1123027432?ean=2940152702125

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/agreement-indecent-proposal/id1062396126?mt=11

Kobo: https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/ebook/the-agreement-an-indecent-proposal

➜➜ Other news: Did you know that Book 1 in the An Indecent Proposal Series, The Interview, is currently only .99c? The Interview will be $0.99 only for a few days, so if you want it cheap, last chance. It will NOT go on sale again for probably another year.

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1vu6pBd
Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1A0fu5l
Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1NCpBdP
iBOOKS: http://apple.co/1OopGkd
Kobo: http://bit.ly/1RCopXM

Have a great day!