Kris Pearson

Biography

Kris writes sizzling contemporary romance, pure and simple. Well, maybe not that pure! They're sexy stories about couples who fall in love, and into bed along the way, just like real people do. The first novel in her new Scarlet Bay trilogy - HARD TO REGRET - is a lusty romp with a heartbreaking backstory threaded through it. The best of both.

If it's fine, Kris gardens. If it's wet, she writes. And if the writing's going well, the garden can look after itself. She's an advertising copywriter and a decor specialist, and the author of 'The Boat Builder's Bed'. More than two million copies have now been downloaded free, and giving away a taste of her work with this one kick-started sales of all her others.

Her seven Wellington Series novels are set in the capital city so she can make use of the beautiful harbor in the plots. Her three Heartlands novels follow couples who live in more remote country areas of New Zealand.

Her all-time best-seller is 'Taken by the Sheikh'. There's now also 'Desired by the Sheikh', and these are not quite your usual sheikh stories.

Four books are now available in Spanish. There's a Spanish version of her website http://www.krispearson.com - click the flags at the top right of it to change languages.

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Kris es una chispeante autora de romántica contemporánea, pura y simplemente. ¡Bueno, quizá no tan pura! Se trata de historias sensuales sobre parejas que, a medida que avanza la trama, se enamoran y acaban en la cama, exactamente como en la vida real.
Cuando hace buen tiempo se dedica a trabajar en el jardín y si llueve, a escribir, y cuando está inspirada y no puede dejar de escribir, el jardín puede cuidar de sí mismo. Es redactora publicitaria y decoradora especializada y autora de “La cama del constructor de barcos”, de la que se descargaron gratis más de un millón de copias en inglés, lo que permitió dar a conocer su trabajo e impulsar las ventas de todas sus demás novelas. Precisamente ahora, la versión española de esta novela se encuentra disponible gratis para los lectores de habla hispana, así que descargaos una copia ya.

Visit her website - http://www.krispearson.es

Smashwords Interview

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Getting to know my characters. I don't start writing until I have the entire book in my head - and by this I mean the storyline. I simply can't make it work by plotting a book out scene by scene on paper or on the screen. I like to have my 'brain-outline' and then dive in to see what's really going to happen. I'm often amazed at what my characters do - without my permission... They turn the tables on me all the time. I'm sometimes very surprised how they'll set something up for me that turns out to have relevance much later in the story.
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
Smashwords has made my books available in different e-book stores, so I'm able to reach more people. The iBookstores in particular have been a wonderful addition.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Kris Pearson online


Books

Hard To Regret - Scarlet Bay Book 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,140. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
If ever a man needed some tenderness, it’s Jason Jones. If ever a woman needed some excitement, it’s Anna Wynn. One wild week in Scarlet Bay is all they have to try for both. Will it be enough? Forced to endure each others' company in the small-town beach house, mutual frustration and undeniable chemistry pull Anna and Jason together. Enemies become lovers – but for how long?
Short and Sweet - 19 New Zealand Romances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,640. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Romance novelist Kris Pearson has gathered together her three current collections of short stories, added four new tales, and republished them as this bumper collection of nineteen. They’re all clean and tender uplifting stories guaranteed to make your heart beat a little faster and show that romance can flourish in the most unlikely situations. An enjoyable evening's reading, and a happy escape.
Desired by the Sheikh
Series: Sheikhs of Al Sounam. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
'Everything in me demands her. I want those long limbs locked around me, and those big eyes in shock as I show her how a Sheikh treats his woman. She’ll be my final foreigner because danger’s close and duty calls. But until then, she’s mine.'
Raptada por el Jeque
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Secuestrada. Seducida. Satisfecha. Laurel de Courcey es capturada por una banda de terroristas, encadenada en un bunker asqueroso y filmada para divulgar una petición de rescate en todo el mundo. Pero, ¡uy, se equivocaron de rehén! ¿A quién se le ocurre que alguien vaya a pagar un rescate por una tímida niñera neozelandesa? ATENCIÓN: Contiene un ardiente jeque con una lengua maliciosa.
The Complete Heartlands Series - 3 Novels
Series: Heartlands. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three linked love affairs set in the wild beauty of New Zealand. Melting His Heart – misplaced trust in the alpine resort of Queenstown. Is Kate spying for her famous father? Christmas Holiday Hearts – Ellie’s dream job for a handsome wealthy widower becomes her worst nightmare. Cowboy Wants Her Heart – Ellie’s shy friend Alfie is expected to marry brash cowboy Rory to save Glenleighton Estate.
Hot For You, Games For Two
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cody, you’re the ultimate toy. I’d play games with you for days and nights, holding nothing back to get what I want. I hope you’ll give it willingly. Fly high with me. Then I’ll make you the master of so much more than you expect. WARNING: Hot pilot, willing widow, very high stakes.
Resistiendo a Nick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Nick Sharpe posee una cadena de gimnasios. Tiene dinero, ambición y un cuerpo perfecto, pero acaba de descubrir que es adoptado y nunca se lo habían dicho. Para empeorar las cosas, su asistente personal le ha dejado casi sin preaviso. De repente, tanto su vida profesional como personal están patas arriba... y entonces el destino le envía a Sammie.
Cowboy Wants Her Heart
Series: Heartlands, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Shy Kiwi heiress Alfrieda Hamlin is shocked into silence when her hateful grandfather demands she marries within a month – to a man she has never met. Hard-living cowboy Rory Morrissey is invited to quit Texas and convince Alfie to take him as her husband. He has nothing to lose. The girl could be bearable. Perhaps they can outwit the old man together? Or maybe hell will freeze over first...
Ya traducido: Zona prohibida
Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: Spanish. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jetta Rivers ha heredado la mitad de una casa, pero tiene un gran problema: tiene que compartirla con el otro copropietario, Anton Haviland, pero los hombres la aterrorizan por culpa de su pasado. Anton es un arquitecto sexy y seguro de sí mismo, y podría ser exactamente el hombre que necesita Jetta para superar el miedo que la paraliza. Pero, ¿podrá permitir que se le acerque lo suficiente?
Ya traducido: La cama del constructor de barcos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,470. Language: Spanish. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Un día de viento, un letrero que sale volando, un golpe. Sophie Calhoun no sabe cómo va a pagar los daños causados a un coche tan lujoso. Está luchando para lanzar su nuevo negocio y poder traerse a su hija a vivir con ella. Del Jaguar negro se baja el magnate de los superyates Rafe Severino, furioso y... guapísimo, y está buscando un decorador para su espectacular casa nueva junto al puerto.
First 3 Novels - The Wellington Series
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 176,890. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Three sizzling love affairs! Three feisty Kiwi heroines, three gorgeous heroes, one great harborside setting. Come and holiday in Wellington New Zealand with decorator Sophie and her billionaire boat-builder, Rafe. With gambler Kerri and her handsome Frenchman, Alexandre. And gym owner Nick and his childhood friend Sammie – who’s all grown up now and ready to play. Three books for one great price.
Christmas Holiday Hearts
Series: Heartlands, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A heart-wrenching holiday romance. Ellie takes a short term Christmas contract tutoring twin daughters on a huge coastal farm in New Zealand. It sounds ideal – until, too late, she meets the billionaire owner - her long-ago holiday fling. He gave her the hottest memories of her life, and a son he knows nothing about. Now she's trapped - torn away from her boy and trying to resist his father.
Melting His Heart
Series: Heartlands, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
A passionate story of misplaced trust, set in the beautiful New Zealand alpine resort of Queenstown. Kate really wants the job Matthew is interviewing her for. Matthew simply wants Kate. Can her persuade her to stay long enough to fan the smouldering sparks into white-hot flames?
Ravishing Rose
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Shy Francesca Ellison is swept off to an A-list party in a concealing mask, a decadent costume, and sex-shop panties. There she meets the pirate, Captain Cool. For once, Frankie intends behaving badly, but the Captain outdoes her at every turn. As sky-rockets scream skyward, and guests start to demolish the party venue, Frankie loses her panties and her inhibitions. 'Rose' is thoroughly ravished.
The Wrong Sister
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A brother-in-law romance where Christian's finally available and Fiona's definitely willing, but their mutual love for his dead wife is holding them apart. Then they're forced together and everything gets so much harder. This is a tender, sexy 'second chances' story of family relationships and long-time unrequited love. WARNING: Contains one hot man who always knows how to get what he wants.
Seduction on the Cards
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,800. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When journalist Kerri is assigned to interview a seriously rich anti-gambling crusader, she imagines a grandfatherly tycoon with a comb-over. But hunky Alex Beaufort has plenty of hair - and enough of everything else to make her mouth water. Irrepressible Kerri decides to find out exactly how much, and a sizzling game of strip-poker soon has them both peeling off their layers of self-protection.
Taken by the Sheikh
Series: Sheikhs of Al Sounam. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
'I want this girl. I want her willing. I’d kill the others to stop them sharing her and then discarding her in the desert. I’ll teach this little blonde foreigner everything about obedience and the rewards that follow. Keep her safe for me. Until it’s time to send her home.'
Resisting Nick
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00)
Nick Sharpe owns a chain of fitness centers. He has money, ambition, and a body honed to perfection, but he’s just discovered he was adopted and never told. His P.A. has walked out at short notice, and fate hands him Sammie. Sammie Sherbourne only needs a temporary job until her passport arrives, then she’s off to see the world. The last thing she wants is to become one of Nick's many conquests.
Out of Bounds
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
Half of the house Jetta has inherited is claimed by an unsuspected cousin. She has restoration and residence in mind, but architect Anton has demolition and dollars on his. Neither wants the other as a housemate. Let battle begin!
The Boat Builder's Bed
Series: The Wellington Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Adult
(4.84)
A windy day...a flyaway signboard...a hideous crunch. Sophie Calhoun can't imagine how she'll pay for the damage to the luxurious car. She's struggling to launch her design studio and make a home for her daughter. From the black Jaguar storms super-yacht tycoon Rafe Severino. Steaming mad. Totally gorgeous, desperately in need of a top-line decorator for his spectacular harbor-side mansion.

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Smashwords book reviews by Kris Pearson

  • Marrying The Boss on Dec. 01, 2012

    I'll start by saying I'm a friend of Judi's. And a writer myself. I haven't given her five stars because I'm a friend. I've awarded them because I know a good story and a fresh vivid writing style when I read them. Much enjoyed.