Rachel E. Rice

Biography

My name is Rachel E. Rice. You can contact me at: rachelerice04@gmail.com; I have written several novels and short stories. My short reads are: The Captain and the Virgin and The Captain's Lady and the Pirate; Book 3 The Captain's Revenge: a Triangle of Love and Sex and two novellas recently published: Book 1 Seduced by an Earl and Book 2: The Naked Countess, published in March 2013. A historical novella set in 1960: Tamika Jade: The case of the girl with the rose tattoo.
My novels are: The Obsession series, which begins with Book 1: Warm Bodies, Cold Hearts; Book 2 in the series is Naked Obsession. Book 3 : Burning Obsession.
My latest books are erotic romances. Book 1: The Incredible Mr. Black. Book 2: Temptation in Black, and Book 3: Submission To Black. All books will be available by January, 2014. You can enjoy Book 1 (The Incredible Mr. Black) now for .99. Book 2: Temptation In Black is also available for purchase.
Because I enjoy writing in different genres, my New Adult novel: Finding Summer, is available for purchase. Coming soon a second New Adult novel will be available for your summer reading. These books are stand alone editions.
I have a degree in education, and I am a member of Romance Writers of America. I reside in Texas.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
I have been writing in some form all my life, whether it was poetry, novellas, or class papers. I have a graduate degree, nevertheless, it did not prepare me for writing fiction and especially romantic fiction. I became a romance writer in 2005. I wrote to relieve tension from work and for enjoyment.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
After writing my first novel, "Obsession: Warm Bodies, Cold Hearts, I sent it out with all the required paper work (Synopsis etc...) An obscure publisher wanted to publish the book. I was very eager and didn't do my research. I learned important lessons concerning the publishing industry. Finally I joined Romance Writers of America and read the needed information and learned about Smashwords and Amazon.
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The Captain and The Virgin
A girl of eighteen is promised to a Captain in the Queen's navy. The two have never laid eyes on each other and are thrust together on their wedding night. Will the Captain fall madly in love with his young bride and take her home to meet his family, or will he sail without her on the evening tide?

Seduced by an Earl
A teenage commoner catches the eye of two Earls in Ireland, however, she falls in love with Colum O'Neal the Earl of Tyrone , but it is the Earl of Castlehaven whom she eventually marries with his dark secret. Will Colum allow his friend to take the only woman he will ever love?

Tamika Jade: The Girl with the Rose Tattoo
Tamika Jade a Texas native works for a Le and Jade Detective Agency in San Francisco. She is concerned about what she will eat for lunch until she glances at the dark chocolate, smooth, easy to swallow hunk, who sauntered into the agency looking to locate his girl friend, who has a tattoo of a rose on her thigh.

Obsession: Warm Bodies, Cold Hearts
Sydney falls in love with an up and coming actor--Danny, who wants nothing more than to live the rest of his life with her. Sydney feels trapped by his love and leaves him and returns to Texas. She soon discovers that she can't live without him, and that she is carrying his child. Will it be too late to reconcile with Danny? Will Danny want her after he meets a young model name Page?

Books

The Well 2
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Series: The Well: Book1, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
With a feeling of devastation and loss, David continues on his journey with his little sister Sarah and Shaun. The road they take will be longer to find the well, but David is convinced that it is the best path to reaching it. Traveling through the desert isn’t easy, but the route up the mountains and down into the valleys will prove more daunting, traumatic, and heart wrenching than he expected.
The Well
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Series: The Well: Book1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Well: Book 1 In the year 2070 in a California valley, the earth appears barren and people have deserted the land to go east, all except David’s family. David, a teenager, has experienced everything imaginable, including eating insects and worms to mitigate his never ending hunger. With the disappearance of animals, vegetation, and clean water, the only well remaining in California is dry.
Finding Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When the handsome Jackson Van Hughes, a football star, millionaire playboy awakes from a coma, he has no memory, and if that isn’t bad enough, he is blind. Summer is a volunteer in the same hospital. When she sees him she feels there is something hauntingly familiar about Jackson, other than, he is the second most handsome man she has met.
Submission To Black
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Series: Blackstone, Book 1, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Alexander Bishop asked Maximilian Blackstone to leave her home, he shuttled his glances on her. He took in her eyes, her mouth, her breasts, her legs, as if he could penetrate her body and carry her soul with him. The dark and seductive Maximilian Blackstone’s love for Alexander Bishop takes second place to his insatiable appetite for control and sex.
Temptation In Black
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Series: Blackstone, Book 1, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,170. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
When Maximilian Blackstone’s gaze swept over Alex, he disappeared into her body. She was the one he desired and needed to satisfy his demons. His sinful eyes followed the curves of Alex’s body swallowing her whole. Max strolled into Alexander Bishop’s life, carrying his gorgeous looks, a physique to-die-for, and sexual expertise of the most erotic nature.
The Incredible Mr. Black
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Series: Blackstone, Book 1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
When recent college graduate Alexander Bishop accepts a position at Blackstone Enterprises, she is mesmerized by the handsome, thirty-something billionaire Maximilian Blackstone who is into bondage and S&M. He is unaware that she is madly in love with him when he adds her to his trophy case of virgins and later regrets his decision.
The Naked Countess
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Series: Seduction, Book 1, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,530. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Elizabeth, a beautiful low-born girl of seventeen marries the Earl of Castlehaven, Edward McHugh, in Ireland in 1790. He hides a terrible secret from Elizabeth and proceeds to rid himself of the love of her life, Colum O’Neal by imprisoning him, thus informing Elizabeth that Colum has left for a life in England, her family has gone to the Americas, and she has no one but him.
Burning Obsession
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Series: Obsession, Book1, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Jeremy and Sydney arrive in Paris, France at the same time, same place, but with different people, where Sydney is introduced to Alan Brule, a handsome and very rich Parisian who is enthralled by her beauty and independence. Sydney cannot fully enjoy Paris because she is haunted by her loss of Danny and her betrayal with Jeremy. Danny survives the jungles of Brazil with his face disfigured.
Tamika Jade: The Case of the Girl with the Rose Tattoo
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Series: Tamika Jade, Book 1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,490. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
San Francisco, 1969: Tamika Jade is a recent transplant from Texas who works at a small detective agency owned by a Chinese gambler. She has had this job for a few mornings and is more concerned about lunch than the dark chocolate, smooth, and easy to swallow hunk that sauntered into the Jade and Le Detective Agency. Tamika falls hard for the good looking, rough around the edges, country bumpkin.
Seduced by an Earl
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Series: Seduction, Book 1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,220. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When a sixteen year old low-born girl, Elizabeth O’Sullivan, meets the Earl of Tyrone on a road near his castle, he is the most handsome man she has ever seen in her young life. The beautiful innocent commoner falls madly in love with the reserved high-born Colum O’Neal. Unable to resist Elizabeth’s youthful and alluring body, Colum discovers that he cannot forget that fortuitous meeting.
Naked Obsession
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Series: Obsession, Book1, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
The world of Sydney and Danny is suddenly disturbed by Danny’s twin brother Jeremy. With Jeremy living in a small villa on their estate in Italy, Sydney feels his eyes following her every move. His attention to her when Danny is away is unnerving. She discovers that she is falling in love with him and she hates him and herself for her unfaithful thoughts and desires.
Obsession: Warm Bodies, Cold Hearts
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Series: Obsession, Book1, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,550. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sydney Benning, a quiet sensual young woman, meets the man of her dreams in New York, a struggling young English actor, Daniel McCloud. When his star rises in Hollywood, Sydney carelessly leaves him when he asks her to marry. Running from her gorgeous young Brit, she falls into the arms of Robert Farrell, an old friend. Then she discovers that she is pregnant for Danny. What will Sydney do next?
The Captain's Revenge: a Triangle of Love and Sex
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Series: Captain and Virgin, Book1, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Captain Robert Butler traveled throughout the islands in the Caribbean Sea searching for the Spanish pirate Alhambra Vega who he blames for the death of his beautiful young bride—Rachel. Rachel is alive, but her love for Robert is dying, and has been swept away by Alhambra’s sexual passion. Will Alhambra Vega finally convince Rachel that the Captain is dead and that she should marry him?
The Captain's Lady and the Pirate
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Series: Captain and Virgin, Book1, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Historical/Regency
After a formal marriage, and a promise of a honeymoon, Robert Butler wanted to give his young bride Rachel, everything she has ever desired in life. They set sail for his private island in the Americas, where they would lie on the beach and enjoy each other’s love. Robert’s plans take a dangerous turn when his ship is broadsided and shot out of the water by a Spanish vessel.
The Captain and The Virgin
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Series: Captain and Virgin, Book1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Historical/Regency
Rich and handsome Captain Robert Butler sailed the seven seas seducing and bedding some of the most beautiful women of the world. It was a trip from the Orient to his home in England, which took him to a small island to meet a young woman who would become his bride. The last thing Rachel, an eighteen year old ravaging dark haired beauty, wanted in her life was to marry a sea captain.

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