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Exposing the Flesh ~ J.A. Howell

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Exposing the Flesh FrontTitle- Exposing the Flesh

Series- Love & Ink # 3

By- J.A. Howell

Genre- Erotica

Published By- SideStreet Cookie Publishing

Expected Publication Date- February 12th, 2015


*Warning: Intended for 18+ only. Contains graphic language and sex, as well as depictions of violence and sexual assault that may be disturbing to some readers.*

Niall Donovan is a talented photographer. When it comes to women, he can have his pick and has. But beneath the flirtatious, joking smiles he’s hiding long buried pain and traumatic memories. Memories that are breaking the surface once more. Memories that he’ll do anything to shut up. When suicide doesn’t work for him, he indulges in pills, drugs, and physical pain. They seem to help some, but they barely take the edge off.

London Black has been put through the wringer. Between a car accident that nearly killed her, months of physical therapy, and finding out the boyfriend she moved to Midtown for has been cheating all along, she’s done being the sweet wholesome girl everyone thinks she is. A one night stand with the sexy photographer she meets at a club is just the thing she needs to boost her ego. It does more than that when the explicit photos of them are the main exhibit at the local art gallery. Embarrassed, angry, and now without a prospective job, she confronts him on opening night. But when he offers her a generous deal with room and board in return for more photos, she accepts. Taking naked photos with him for a large sum of cash doesn’t seem like that horrible of an option, and besides they both intend to keep things completely professional.

When the shutter starts snapping, however, it’s hard for either to deny what’s developing between them. Neither are in a good place and prefer those desires stay hidden in the dark, but the camera doesn’t lie. Baring it all may expose more than their bodies. But exposing their hearts may be more than Niall or London bargained for.




“Christ, Niall! Ye got a big set of bollocks, don’t ye?” Grant laughed as soon as I grumbled a half-hearted “yeah” into the phone

I grunted, sitting up in bed and looking around my bedroom. What time was it?

“The feck are ya talkin’ about, arsehole?”

“I’m talking about the exhibit tonight.”

“What about it?”

He wasn’t making any sense. As far as my work went, the collection of candid shots I’d taken were the tamest I’d done in a while.

“I just went tae get coffee and saw a nice big poster for it in the window of The Pump & Grind. Ye got yer head buried in some brunette’s snatch.”


“Here I’ll send ye a pic.”

I heard the snap of his camera phone and a second later my phone buzzed. Sure enough a picture of me going down on London filled the screen. At least they’d covered her breasts with the title of the exhibit.

“Oh feck! Oh feck, she grabbed the wrong negatives!”

I was out of bed and charging down the hall to my dark room as Grant broke into snorting laughter on the other end. Sure enough, when I tore the other negatives from their clip, they were the candid photos I’d meant for Hayley to grab. Not that I really needed confirmation of this given Grant’s picture.


Grant managed to calm his laughter just a little, still snorting randomly as he asked, “So I take it the lovely brunette doesnae have a clue aboot this, does she?”

“Nope.” I sighed, already pulling on a pair of jeans and sneakers. “Can ya come get me? I need ta talk to the gallery as soon as possible.”

“Um, ye kin they’re no’ openin’ until tonight tae prepare fir the openin’, aye?”

“God. Feckin’. Dammit.” I growled, pressing my forehead against the doorjamb. “They cannot show those pictures! Who the hell even gave them the go-ahead with what we were doing in those?”

“I’m goin’ tae see yir bollocks tonicht, aren’t I?”

“Ya were the one sayin’ they were big.”

“Aye! Noo they’ll be huge all blown up for the exhibit!”  He erupted into another fit of laughter. I sighed.

“It’s not funny, Grant. This chicks goin’ ta skin me alive if she sees these.”

“Aye, probably…but think positive. Maybe she won’t see them?”

“Ya think so?”

“Feck nae! Unless she was just visitin’ she’d be blind not to see these. They’ve plastered ye two all over town.”


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Scratches Down My Back

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Title- Scratches Down My Back

Series- Love & Ink # 2

By- J.A. Howell

Published By- SideStreet Cookie Publishing

Genre- Erotica



**Not for readers under the age of 18+. Contains language, explicit sex, and adult situations.** 

Liam Donovan can’t connect with women. The only woman he thought he had something with was his best friend Shayne, but she chose his younger brother over him. Single, bitter, and with a non-existent sex life, he’s accepted the only good things he’s got going in his life are his tattoo shop and fighting in the cage.

When Lucy Stevens walks into his shop for a tattoo, he dismisses her like so many of the beautiful but vapid girls he’s met over and over. Unfortunately for him, this five foot blonde bombshell is more than capable of going a few rounds, easily putting Liam in his place. He finds her ability to keep him on his toes both intriguing and annoying. But he isn’t just afraid of being able to keep up with her verbal jests. Despite nothing being medically wrong with him, Liam hasn’t been able to “perform” on that front in years… 

But Lucy isn’t one to back down from a challenge. When she gets this man in a compromising position and it seems once again his body won’t cooperate, Lucy takes control of the situation. A little tough love never hurt anybody, and it seems with Liam, that’s just what he needed. 

For someone that’s spent the last decade having to be in charge, Liam finds complete release in handing it over to her. But Lucy is keeping a few secrets from Liam. Secrets that have previously destroyed her life and her past relationships. As she falls for Liam, she knows she needs to tell him. But will he still want to submit to her once he finds out the truth? Or will this be the one fight he walks away from? 




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Marks on my SkinBook Info-

Title- Marks on my Skin

Series- Love & Ink # 1

By- J.A. Howell

Genre- Erotica

Publication Date- March 15th, 2014

Published By- SideStreet Cookie Publishing



**Not for readers under the age of 18+. Contains language, explicit sex, and adult situations.** 

Kieran Donovan has always been a doormat to the women in his life. Begging his wife not to leave after finding her in bed with not one—but five men—only provides further proof of that. 

In need of an escape from an empty house and a broken heart, Kieran heads to Midtown to see his estranged brother, Liam. There he meets Shayne Wickham, Liam’s best friend. Shayne’s dark and sexy with a wild streak a mile long and a sexual appetite for things Kieran’s never even dreamed of doing. But after an intense, and all too brief encounter, he’s more than willing to learn. Despite the usual safeguards Shayne keeps around herself and her own wounded heart, she finds herself more than willing to show him the ropes…and the floggers…and the paddles. 

Kieran’s never seen himself as dominant in any aspect of his life. But when Shayne submits herself to him, it ignites an inner strength and hunger he never knew he had—and feelings Shayne didn’t know she could have. So used to keeping others at an arm’s length, the ease with which she finds herself trusting Kieran is both exciting and unsettling. Could Kieran be someone she could finally trust her heart to—or will he leave her scarred like everyone else? 

Just another mark on her skin. 




J.A. HowellAbout the Author-

J.A Howell is an office drone by day, and a writer by night. Her love of writing took off when she was eleven years old and decided to fill a composition notebook with stories to read to her friends. Many years (and notebooks) later, not much has changed. She still loves writing and sharing her works with others. When she isn’t writing, she can often be found trying her hand at whatever artistic pursuit strikes her fancy. J.A. Howell resides in Apopka, FL with her husband and their menagerie of animal children.








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