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Sneak Peak! Betrayal by Blood – Prologue!

Here’s a little sneak peak to my next release coming out May 2018! Let me know what you think in the comments 🙂

Title: Betrayal by Blood

Author: Shakuita Johnson

Release Date: May 2018

Genre: Paranormal Thriller

 

Prologue – Akahito

MARCH

There wasn’t anything he owned that could have resolved his debt to me… then I saw her. As I was casually riding by Theodore Marques’ home debating on whether today would be the day I finally took his life, there she was in all her fiery glory. His daughter. I’d only figured it out because she was cursing him to high heaven and saying how he was dead to her and that she no longer wanted him to be her father. Harsh? Maybe, but I understood completely where she was coming from. Teddy was a chronic gambler. He lived way pass his means and he’d long since lost almost everything he’d ever owned to me and if he had the power to, he would have given me everything his wife’s family owned as well. But having her would settle all of his debts. I wonder how long it would take to convince him to give her to me. I’d even throw in a few million for fun. I’m sure he would play the dutiful parent until I reached a number that stirred the demon in his belly. Because an addict is an addict is an addict and Teddy was the worse kind of addict. She wouldn’t be the first person he’d “sold” to pay off his debts. His first wife from his youth was proof enough of that. She’d long been used up and dumped when she no longer carried her own weight. That was over 32 years ago though.

In fact, I was positive his current family didn’t even know that poor woman’s name. When you really think about it, it’s sad, or at least that’s what I’d imagine the emotion to be since I feel nothing. Had felt nothing for the last 450 years. Ever since I took over for my father so he could retire. Bastard. I’d never wanted this job but it was the duty of the first son to continue the business.

“Akahito, are you listening to me?”

I glare at my head of security and give him what my men call my “icy stare” and what do you know, it works like a charm. I smirk to myself as he nervously clears his throat and looks everywhere but to me. Chikao knows better than to interrupt me no matter how spaced out I appear. I also enjoyed fucking with my youngest brother. He liked to say how much I’d changed since becoming the head of the family. I liked to remind him I was no longer the man I once was. I was feared and every once in a while he forced me to remind him why that was. Hopefully, I wouldn’t have to remind him today. Once I was convinced he’d let whatever it was he was letting rattle around in his brain go, I went back to my research.

Looking closely at her, she favored her mother… How scandalous? There were tiny differences. Where one was fair skinned, the other had a pale brown glow to her. They had the same hair type with the only difference being the color. Where one was light brown the other was darker. Even their lips favored each other and the light/dark contrast continued to be the difference in them. But there was a wildness about the daughter that resonated in every cell of my body. For the first time, I yearned… All the dirty things I could get her to do for me played like an old-time movie in my head… black and white. Soundless. With only her face an indication of her ever thought or emotion. The craving hit me hard. Never had I wanted something this badly before. Something in her called to me and I planned to answer immediately.

Thinking back, Teddy had sold the mother of his firstborn. Looking at her face was like looking at a portrait of Aimi before she’d been ruined. Did she even know? Had she ever wondered? How would she react? The last question stirred the beast inside me. I wanted to see her face as I wrecked her world. I wanted to mess her up, watch as the pieces of her broke into fragments, then I would assemble them as I pleased. The ancient Japanese lessons I was forced to learn tried to intrude on my thoughts but I roughly pushed them aside. The morals and family values beaten into me would have no place when I was with her. When it came to her I would have no honor. Only pleasure would consume me. The pleasure of breaking her completely.

I would tell her of all the filthy, disgraceful things I’d made her mother do not only to me but to others. Those she hated even. Those that made her beg for it, even as her shame ran down her face, legs, and exposed porcelain body. Of how she begged with her eyes for me to stop even as her body betrayed her every word and emotion. My body stirred as I remembered. The possibilities were… abundant. I could feel my canines elongate in anticipation of all the immoral things I would demand her to do. But this one I would keep to myself. She would not be shared. The only one allowed to taint her would be me. My name would be imprinted on to her very soul. Her every thought of me and me alone. The possessiveness clawed me with its razor-sharp talons until I believed I’d go mad from it. I wanted her now.

Images of a time long past flickered before my eyes. Aimi in a risqué, cream negligée. The straps falling along her shoulders. Her panties a sliver of material barely covering her most private parts. Eyes downcast in shame as I jerk off while she sits on her knees. I can still hear the tinkling melody of her voice like wind chimes as she pleas.

“Shimasen.” Aimi’s brown eyes implore. “Please Akahito. No more. I want to go home. My daughter needs me.”

Don’t. That was all she ever said. I’m getting hard just recalling it.

“Chikao, have Eishi set up a meeting with Mr. Marques. There is business I would like to discuss with him.”

“Aye, Akahito. Do you have a particular day in mind?”

“Tomorrow and make sure the lawyer and accountant are also present. But I want to speak with them before Mr. Marques arrives. I have some things I’d like to discuss with them privately. I will need complete discretion and I want to make sure everything is air-tight.”

“Do I even want to know?”

I flash a tooth at him and let out a growl.
“I believe I’ve figured out just how I’ll collect the $20 billion debt Teddy owes me.”

My brother lets out a deafening, diabolical laugh. It was the type that was harsh and thundering. He knows me better than I’d like to admit.

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Author: Nona Black, Shakuita Johnson, Stephanie Kelley, & Nina Gabrielle

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Bait
Clash
By The Moon
Red
Last Friday Night
F*ck Me Please
Betrayal by Blood
Wanton Secrets

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Release Date: Dec. 20th, 2016

 

 

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Last Friday Night:
What Happens on Friday’s is our little secret… Jessica has a little secret. She met her husband Peter in a sex club two years ago, and her life has been satisfying ever since. But work calls Peter away for the whole week and leaves the weekends free for fun, f*cking and no holds bared.

F*ck Me Please:
Sometimes offices are for work, and sometimes offices are for f*cking!

Jennifer want nothing more than to be f*cked all over and sideways by her fiancé who is always at work. Taking matters into her own hands she decides that this time the ball was in her court.

Bentley:
Mature audiences only. Contains M/F scenes and adult language

Clarissa is back and this time she’s brought the men with her…This is the first installment in a six part serial. Although each can be read as a standalone, it is best to read them in order.

Clarissa is an acclaimed journalist and blogger who sets out to show the erotic side of escorting by writing a blog article for her followers. She speaks to six men, in Connecticut, asking them to tell her one of their hottest encounters with a client.

The first man she interviews goes by the name of Bentley. After being released from a juvenile detention center he opened Cupiditas with five of his closest friends. Join him as he regales Clarissa with tells of lust and desire with, Chloe.

Wanton Secrets:
Ms. Cage is looking for a bit of fun away from her high powered job. She goes to a place at the urging of an associate. Once there however, she gets far more than she bargained for.

Betrayal By Blood:
The debt was due… I was the payment. The one who sold me… was family.

By the Moon:
It was just supposed to be one night last summer, just a fling with him at his welcome home party. Just one hot, delicious, drunken romp in his truck was all we agreed on. Except we couldn’t keep our hands off each other and it turned into all night.

Rome was the guy all the local girls wanted; good family name, easy on the eyes, skilled with his hands. And I didn’t need linked to him. I didn’t want to be in the shadowed spot light that was his life.

Now that man, who swore by the moon in a drunken confession that he was a witch, was at my library, silently waiting for me when I left work. I didn’t know what he wanted but he’d promised

me magic that night last summer. I didn’t believe in magic, but I knew the way he looked at me made me want to go back on my word.

Red:
Dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair… Wait, that’s the opening for my favorite Eagles song. Probably shouldn’t be drinking and telling you this, but it kinda sucks to be the wolf with no Red Riding Hood to seduce when one is in a mood, wait, I mean chase… chase, that’s it.

That is, until he shows up with flaming red hair and lots of muscles.

Bait, an erotic comedy, takes place in Baltimore where my protagonist, Katrina, is a thirty-something year old woman whose life has simply fallen flat after her ex dumps her. She finds herself going through the paces, hating every step, afraid to dare to be more. Until she bumps into Deck, young and impulsive yet wanting a real kind of love. By no means is he willing to become Kat’s “boy-toy” and he goes about convincing her to commit in a very… unconventional way.

Clash, an erotic drama, also taking place in Baltimore where the protagonist, Ava, has turned into a coldhearted and ruthless woman. She’s up for a promotion at her firm but is forced to work with her ex and prove to the board that she can work well with others in a difficult situation. She has every intention of getting in, getting out, and washing her hands completely of her past. Little does she know, Nick still loves her and refuses to let her ice him out again, but love cannot be forced.

 

 

 

 

Nina Gabrielle is a sassy woman from NY! Being new to the erotica world she writes sexy smut while juggling a host of things.
Nina is innocent, with just enough freak in her to get the job done…and yes, in her books as well. 😉

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Shakuita Johnson is currently finishing up her Master’s degree. When she isn’t in school she enjoys watching Japanese Anime, eating, and relaxing. She published her first book Dark Indiscretions (Dark Indiscretions Series, #1) in Dec. 2013, which is permafree on all online outlets for ebook.

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Stephanie Kelley is a 36 year old sci fi geek who wishes Firefly was never canceled. She likes silly hats, karaoke, and doesn’t say “shiny” nearly enough. She is a straight up goof who has an obsession with all things gummy and makeup.

She works full time while pretending to be an adult. Who decided it was a good idea to invent rolly chairs that spin anyway? Chances are if you walk by her cubicle and she’s bopping along to her headphones there is a good chance it’s Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch, Dorothy or The Pretty Reckless.

She has a degree in Journalism but writes supernatural and fantasy stories. Something about the juxtaposition of those two things never fails to amuse her.
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Nona Black is the pseudonym of… well if I tell you, there wouldn’t be any point in having a pen name 😉

Free now to write whatever my naughty little heart desires I hope you enjoy every one of the – love, pain, angst, erotic filled pages I can conjure.

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Venefica Publishing Presents – Shakuita Johnson featured in SMUT!

What can I say… I started writing poetry in middle school… It was my escape from some bad days and I poured those unfortunate memories on to paper in an effect to purge them from my life. I had no idea that over 10+ years later I’d have started to write and publish an actually book! To say the last three years have been eye-opening, exhilarating, and at times exhausting, it’s taught me many things about myself. I’ve had the dream of owning my own publishing company for almost 2 years now and it’s finally a reality. With the help of an amazing friend I’ve met through this book community, Lark Adams, we’re finally releasing our first publication.

We hope SMUT is a huge hit and leads the way for more to come.

The stories I submitted took me out of my comfort zone and I hoppe to write more stories like them. ENJOY and make sure you pick up your copy ASAP!

 

Mature audiences only. Contains M/F scenes and adult language

Clarissa is back and this time she’s brought the men with her…This is the first installment in a six part serial. Although each can be read as a standalone, it is best to read them in order.

Clarissa is an acclaimed journalist and blogger who sets out to show the erotic side of escorting by writing a blog article for her followers. She speaks to six men, in Connecticut, asking them to tell her one of their hottest encounters with a client.

The first man she interviews goes by the name of Bentley. After being released from a juvenile detention center he opened Concupiscentiarum with five of his closest friends. Join him as he regales Clarissa with tells of lust and desire with, Chloe.

 

 

 

Ms. Cage is looking for a bit of fun away from her high powered job. She goes to a place at the urging of an associate. Once there however, she gets far more than she bargained for.

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Shakuita Johnson is currently finishing up her Master’s degree. When she isn’t in school she enjoys watching Japanese Anime, eating, and relaxing. She published her first book Dark Indiscretions (Dark Indiscretions Series, #1) in Dec. 2013, which is permafree on all online outlets for ebook.

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Can the powers-that-be ban together in time to stop her and unleash their weapons upon her or will the world, as they know it, cease to exist forever?

 

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Triple Cursed
by Shakuita Johnson

Series
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Genre
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Publication Date
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shakuita-johnsonShakuita Johnson is a 31-year-old Psychology major. When she isn’t going to school or working, she is doing what she loves most. Writing. She started writing in middle school. She would write poetry in her room or the middle of the night. Then she was introduced to short stories in a creative writing course her senior year. Her love for paranormal and supernatural started with R.L. Stine Goosebumps books and TV shows, Anne Rice Vampire Chronicles, and Christopher Pike books. She is an avid reader with over 100 books on her bookshelf and 1000 plus on her iPad. She also loved to watch Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her mom.

Dark Indiscretions is her first novel and is a Paranormal Thriller. She has followed it up with Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed, Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel, Dark Indiscretions: Seer Destined and Rumspringa (Dark Indiscretions #3.5).

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Release Date: Nov. 29th 2016

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A challenge has been issued and it’s time to soak the fields in blood. A power thought long ago banished has resurfaced and she only has one thing in mind: total destruction.

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Dark Indiscretions is her first novel and is a Paranormal Thriller. She has followed it up with Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed, Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel, Dark Indiscretions: Seer Destined and Rumspringa (Dark Indiscretions #3.5). She will be releasing Dark Indiscretions: Triple Cursed this summer.

 

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Title: The Willing Witness: A Pride Wars Short Story (Pride Wars, #1)

Author: Shakuita Johnson

Genre: Paranormal

Release: June 30, 2015

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**First appeared in the anthology Untamed and Unleashed Paranormal Twists Anthology**

***No parts have been changed…if you purchased the anthology then you already have this story and don’t have to purchase it again unless you want to***

Aubrey Jacobs, child genius, and aspiring lawyer, came from a very wealth family in Boston, MA. She had the perfect life and she believed in justice at all costs. On the way to her dorm room after another all-nighter spent in the library, she witnesses the murder of a seemingly random college kid. With her thirst for justice she contacts the police and tells them everything she saw and heard. Unknowingly to her, she just happened to witnesses an underground rivalry not many know about. With her life now on the line, because of her upcoming testimony that could put away a criminal from a family the police have been watching for years but could never pin anything on, Aubrey has been whisked away to the middle of no where New Mexico under the Witness Protection Program.

Nicholas Jennings had always been faster, could see better, could hear better, and could smell better than anyone else he knew. Raised by a single Father after his Mother dropped him off at his doorstep over 21 years ago. Because of his superior skills he was able to be one of the youngest United States Marshals. His first assignment was Aubrey Jacobs. As soon as he laid eyes on her something wild and primal called to him. He wasn’t sure what it was and he didn’t like it. A Marshall wasn’t supposed to develop feelings for his witness.

When people show up unexpectedly looking for Aubrey, not only does she get the shock of her life by being introduced to a whole new world she never knew possible, but so does Nicholas.

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Charlie’s life was never an easy road. Growing up, all she wanted was a normal life and a normal boyfriend but when her sister’s car breaks down on the mean streets of Laredo with no way home, her life changed forever. The handsome stranger who helped the sister’s in their time of need held secrets not even Charlie was sure she could handle. Does she accept Brendon for who and what he is, or does she run away and never look back?

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10850076_4787841711438_4272670409494381782_nShakuita Johnson is a 30-year-old Psychology major. When she isn’t going to school or working, she is doing what she loves most. Writing. She started writing in middle school. She would write poetry in her room or the middle of the night. Then she was introduced to short stories in a creative writing course her senior year. Her love for paranormal and supernatural started with R.L. Stine Goosebumps books and TV shows, Anne Rice Vampire Chronicles, and Christopher Pike books. She is an avid reader with over 100 books on her bookshelf and 1000 plus on her iPad. She also loved to watch Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her mom.

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Summer Blog Hop – Secrets Under The Big Top by C.S. Patra

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Title: Secrets Under The Big Top
Author: C.S. Patra
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Published: June 8, 2015
Pages: 156

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Meet the girls of Portman’s Creamery as they take on some of their toughest cases. Join Irene, Chrissie, Pippa, Becca, Mary Beth, Stacey, and Winky in the first of their big cases.

When children start disappearing from all over the world, the only thing that ties them together is the Black Paradise Circus. However, the evidence is very little, everyone could be a suspect, and the police aren’t moving fast enough to solve the case. Irene decides to take the matter into her hands and work in secret on the case. She convinces the others to work undercover in hopes of finding out the truth. But will this help the girls out or hurt them in the end?

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