Emily Eck


Emily is a Midwestern Gal, but could be anywhere as you read this. She gypsy's the country, as well as south of the border. Adventure feeds her soul and offers great writing material. She loves kids and working with kids, but can only handle caring for four-legged furry friends. A crazy dog named Darla has trained Emily to be her partner in life. Emily's vices include Swedish Fish, ignoring chores in favor of reading, and caring too much for people in her life. When she is not writing or gallivanting around North America, Emily works in some youth serving capacity. She chose to write this bio in third person as she is an Aries and found writing in first person ended up with her writing an excessively long life story. Aries like to talk about themselves. It is something Emily is working on being more mindful of.

Smashwords Interview

What's the story behind your latest book?
Him & Her is hard to explain without giving too much away. Yes, it's an interracial romance, but I believe it to be just a romance novel. The hero and heroine deal with many of the same challenges all relationships do. There is an added layer that brings Michael and Denise together that has nothing to with race, and is the foundation for their love. This is the focal point of the book and it will likely make you cry! I cried writing it. Happy reading!!
What are you working on next?
My current project is darker than anything I've written before. It's not dark in the erotic sense, but it's graphic. What I will say about the nature of the graphic content is that its all real. Each scenario is pulled from my current career as a social worker in a large city. You get a glimpse of social work as both the hero and heroine are social workers in the child welfare system. The book addresses how our early life informs the field of work we chose. It also explores how mental health issues don't go away until they're dealt with--no matter how hard one tries to power through it.

Our hero pulls our heroine out a funk. Can she pull him out of a mental health hole way deeper than she ever imagined existed?

Current Title (subject to change): The Violence of Birth
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L & J

Steel & Ice

Price: Free!

J Speaks

Price: Free!

Melted & Shattered

Price: $2.99 USD.

J Roars

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Price: $2.99 USD.


Him & Her
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
This is a story about two people on a journey, but their journey isn't about falling in love. Falling in love was easy. The journey is about staying together when everyone is hell-bent on tearing them apart. ...just because he's a black man, and she's a white woman.
Fighting Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sara has lived most of her life in silence, her only outlet being family BBQs where she sings like an angel. When her wild, guitar playing cousin talks her into singing at a club, her world is turned upside down. She is forced to face a world she has spent most of her life avoiding and is crippled with fear. One set of dark, brooding eyes at a show in Cincinnati changes everything.
Series: L & J, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,270. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Told from dual points of view, Elle and J must figure out how to bring down an MC, steer clear of flying bullets in Missouri and south of the border, all the while making sure Fernie is out of the line of fire. Elle's love for J is tested, as is her belief that she will ever find "normal" with the man she loves.
J Roars
Series: L & J, 2.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
I'd tear the world apart for Elle, and I just might have to after what happened in the park. I won't stop until she is safe. I won't sleep until she is next to me. Because if she dies-- so do I.
Melted & Shattered
Series: L & J, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The continuation of Elle and J's story. Elle must decide if she can love a killer, as J tries to be a man not a monster in order to keep the woman he loves.
J Speaks
Series: L & J, 1.5. Price: Free! Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Part two of Elle & J's story. J speaks on how he met, fell in love with, and lost Elle. He's not giving up, though. He's had a taste of the sun, and refuses to live in the dark again. J has a plan. It may kill him, but he'd rather be dead than live a life without Elle.
Steel & Ice
Series: L & J, 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,330. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A not so chance, but definitely hot encounter on a crowded dance floor should be enough for J, but he can't seem to stay away from Elle. As she begins to melt his steel heart, and he manages to chip away her ice, his forced loyalty to an MC threatens to tear them apart. When the risk becomes greater than J expected, will love be enough to keep Elle from freezing her heart to him?

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  • The Catherine and Carl Diaries ~ Complicated Hearts on Feb. 25, 2014

    This book was adorable! I loved seeing how Catherine and Carl navigated the waters of love. Reading it in a diary form also allowed the reader to get in both their heads and read their private thoughts. I thought that was really cool!