Some Write It Hot

November 12, 2010

Lights Out! by Amber Green

Before I’d ever heard of ERA, I was already a big fan of some ERA members. Amber Green has been a long time idol of mine. She writes memorable stories in several genres.

When I decided to publish A Scarlet Past direct to Kindle, I thought of her huntsmen and begged to include a excerpt as part of the bonus content. She generously contributed a freshly edited first chapter.

For those not familiar with her huntsmen series, you’re in for a treat.

For those who don’t want to wait, you don’t have to, clickedy click to buy Lights Out now.

November, 1942: Headlines scream of war overseas, not of monstrous Hydes lurking in the blacked-out streets of New York City. Yet Hydes once driven underground by electric light have reclaimed the dark hours.

The city’s Guardian summons Huntsmen Jack French and his twin, Tommy, to combat the Hydes. Only half a step from becoming monsters themselves, the twins risk life and soul to protect the people of the daylight world. Their chances of survival are small indeed, but that’s what war is. That’s what Huntsmen do.

After her mother’s murder gives The Home Front new meaning, Lorie-the-Riveter volunteers for frontline duty in the secret war against the Hydes. Jack and Tommy need her as a lure. More, feeding on her orgasmic energies might keep them from taking that fatal half-step into the darkness. Lorie loves with the intensity of a wartime romance, but she knows the score — she’s a convenience for this mission, and the guys won’t spare a thought for her once they move on. Jack grimly holds his affection at arm’s length; the woman a Huntsman loves is too likely to die screaming under him.

Under Jack’s intimate tutelage, Lorie becomes a perfect feeder — and the consummate bait. But when a beloved face becomes a monster’s face, will she have the grit to do what must be done?

Read more from Amber Green at her website.


  1. There should be a law about one woman having so much talent.

    Comment by KevaD — November 12, 2010 @ 04:46 | Reply

  2. I have recently purchased and read Amber’s Huntsmen trilogy. It is great, the premise is brilliant and of course, beautifully executed. She never ceases to amaze me!

    Comment by Debbie Vaughan — November 12, 2010 @ 05:39 | Reply

  3. I love this series!! In this one, in particular, she does such an excellent job of setting the time/place, it’s eerie.

    Comment by Ellie Writes Too — November 12, 2010 @ 07:12 | Reply

  4. Awesome series!! Amber’s one author whose books are definite keepers!!

    Comment by Jadette Paige — November 12, 2010 @ 11:02 | Reply

  5. Thank you all:) I loved stories of WWII long before writing this, but this is the one that gave me confidence to write in that era. It won’t be my last WWII story.

    Comment by Amber Green — November 12, 2010 @ 13:35 | Reply

  6. The Huntsman series is fantastic. You’re right, readers who are just discovering it are in for a real treat.

    Comment by Lauren Fraser — November 12, 2010 @ 14:43 | Reply

  7. Sheesh, I can’t spell. Huntsmen,not man. I know better than that. *head desk* I need to learn to reread my posts before I hit send. LOL

    Comment by Lauren Fraser — November 12, 2010 @ 14:45 | Reply

  8. Lauren, we all know you did it perfectly. The keyboard gremlins intervened, is all.

    Comment by Amber Green — November 12, 2010 @ 16:48 | Reply

  9. Damn! How versatile is she?? Just when I think I’ve seen all the talent of this group…….another one of you surfaces. Amazing stuff Amber.


    Comment by Cornelle — November 12, 2010 @ 18:22 | Reply

  10. Thank you, Cornelle. 🙂

    Comment by Amber Green — November 13, 2010 @ 06:08 | Reply

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