Book Bash Author Spotlight – K. Bromberg gives us an exclusive look into her upcoming book, “Slow Burn”.

by Maryse on June 23, 2014 · 56 comments

in Behind The Books

Author K. Bromberg

K. Bromberg, wildly popular for her “Driven Trilogy“ (a bad-boy, super-steamy race car driver series), has just signed on with Penguin for a two-book series. She announced it on her website saying:

“I am proud to announce that I have partnered with Penguin Books for a (2) Book deal. This (2) book deal will be for the titles -Slow Burn- (Becks and Haddie) and -Sweet Ache- (Quinlan’s story).”

Congratulations!! That is AWESOME news!

And she has just sent over an exclusive excerpt from the first upcoming book (P.S. I love a good “slow burn” in a romance novel, so this sounds right up my alley!).

Ready to take a look?

Slow Burn Excerpt

Excerpt from Slow Burn by K. Bromberg.  Posted by arrangement with New American Library, a member of Penguin Group (USA), LLC, A Penguin Random House Company.  Copyright © K. Bromberg, 2014.

I don’t meet his eyes. Don’t want to know if he wants or doesn’t want, because I do. I lean forward and press my lips to his, not giving him any time to react because damn if his lips aren’t the perfect combination of firm and soft. His body tenses as mine softens into him and I slide my hands up his chest at the same time my tongue slips between his lips. I moan softly, at the warmth of his mouth, the taste of the rum on his tongue, the feel of his breath catch. His strong palms slide slowly up my bare arms as we sink further into the kiss, when all of a sudden his fingers dig into my shoulders and he’s pushing me away. A shocked gasp falls from both of our mouths when our connection is broken.

“Haddie.” His voice is pained as he says my name, a contradictory plea and curse at the same time.

And my mind may be a little fuzzy and my body coiled so tight from his kiss, but that break in his voice tells me he more than enjoyed it. That he wants me just as badly as I want him.

I force myself to look up, meet the clouded shock in his eyes. “What? Don’t you want me, Becks?”

I feel his fingers tense on my shoulders, hear a strained chuckle deep in his throat. “Oh there’s a whole lot of want here,” he says before closing his eyes momentarily. He works a swallow in his throat and then pushes me away. “I’m just trying to play it safe, Had.”

His rejection stings—the alcohol softening the blow—but I feel the hesitancy in his fingers before he removes them from my shoulders. And with desire coursing through me, lust fueling its fire, I use my need to forget as the match to light the flame.

I step into him and slide my hands up his crisp, white shirt, and meet his eyes. “C’mon, how much safer can we be? I’m with you aren’t I? You’re not going to hurt me…are you Becks?” I may have drank a lot tonight but I know desire when I see it, and damn if it doesn’t look sexy on Becks.

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{ 55 comments… read them below or add one }

Aneeta June 23, 2014 at 11:35 AM

OMG.. OMG… OMG.. I cannot wait for the Haddie and Becks story and reading this just makes me want to read it more!!!

Wendy Racine June 23, 2014 at 11:35 AM

Ooh!! Can’t wait for this! :)

KerryS June 23, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Damn, can Kristy get in your head, or what? I am IN her books when I read them. When her characters want, I want. When they hurt, I hurt. I have never been so completely immersed in a book as I have been throughout the Driven Trilogy, and as I expect to be with her future work!! Kristy, you can write the shit out of a book, woman!! XO..

Dana Digsby June 23, 2014 at 11:37 AM

WHOOHOO!!! Thank you! This is awesome

Kim U June 23, 2014 at 11:38 AM

I cannot WAIT FOR THIS BOOK! Thank you for sharing Kristy and Maryse ♡

Cristiane Karamanolis June 23, 2014 at 11:41 AM

Wow…I just can’t wait. Just another amazing romance storyline carefully orchestrated by the brilliant K. Bromberg. I adore her and admire her work.

Donna Elliott June 23, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Thank you, Maryse & Kristy!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Donna June 23, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Oh…Hell, I am panting again…I love Becks and Haddie is the Bomb…..Yay!
You go Girl…I am doing a Happy Dance!

Evelyn June 23, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Damn I want this book so much. Great teaser!!!

RandiG June 23, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Great teaser…I cannot wait! My tummy will remain in knots until release date. Thanks Kristy and Maryse!

Elena June 23, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Oh I so can’t wait

Susana Lemus June 23, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Can’t wait! March can’t come soon enough!

Michelle June 23, 2014 at 11:57 AM

“Oh there’s a whole lot of want here.” Gah! Love Haddie and Becks! So looking forward to this book!

Cyndi June 23, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Saved the date! Can’t wait for another book from K. Bromberg!

Justine June 23, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Oh sweetie Jesus, is that all you’ve given us lol . I/we need more !! Great teaser , it’s exactly what it is : a teaser . Xx

Shelly June 23, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Oh my gosh can’t wait

Crissy June 23, 2014 at 12:32 PM

I swear I just got chills!!!

Jessica B. June 23, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Super excited, hell yeah, bring it on!!!

Michelle Emanuel June 23, 2014 at 12:34 PM

So excited!!!! Can’t wait to read this!!

MaryLee June 23, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Oh Wow!!!!! And the clock keeps ticking…….

Thanks Kristy & Maryse!!!

Diane Quin June 23, 2014 at 1:04 PM

Thank you for this little teaser,feels like such a long wait!#writekristywrite!Race ya lots!xXx

Megan Mularz June 23, 2014 at 1:16 PM


Dede June 23, 2014 at 1:33 PM

LOVE Becks and Haddie!!! Can’t wait for the story!!!

amy workman June 23, 2014 at 1:54 PM

WOW!!! This book is going to be Awesome!!!

Stephanie Wingler June 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Can’t wait!! So excited to read this book.

Toi Acton June 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Is it March – yet – going to be another good one

Mary Mooney June 23, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Woohoo, bring on Becks, he is so yummy, thanks Kristi :)

Jennifer June 23, 2014 at 2:31 PM

That’s it??? OMG torture!! Can.not.wait!

Krista June 23, 2014 at 2:45 PM

OMG! I can’t wait! I want more Becks and Haddie!!! Thank you Kristy!!!

Krista June 23, 2014 at 2:46 PM

OMG!!! I can’t wait!!! I want more Becks and Haddie!!! Thank you Kristy!!!

Kristen Ronser June 23, 2014 at 2:56 PM

Sweet Jesus!!!! that was awesome!!!! I can not wait till March for Haddie & Becks!!! Hot Hot Hot!!!! WooHoo =D

Clare Fuentes June 23, 2014 at 3:07 PM

I usually don’t read excerpts because I don’t want to want a book more. And sure enough, looked what happened. I am now angry, confused and frustrated because I read the excerpt and will have to wait until 2015 to settle my feelings. K Bromberg you have done it again. Thank You!!!

Tanya Brien June 23, 2014 at 4:46 PM

Oooh that is tortuous!!! Can not wait for this story, thank you for this gift xx

Pilar June 23, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Wow!! I can’t wait to read Haddie and Becks! I bet it’ll just as good!!!

terrie June 23, 2014 at 5:20 PM

I’m so ready for my next fix.

Erin June 23, 2014 at 5:25 PM

Omg omg I can’t wait for March 2015

Dawn Casperson June 23, 2014 at 5:29 PM

Amazing I cannot wait until 2015.

Jessie L June 23, 2014 at 8:25 PM

OMG…..I cannot wait!!!

Katie June 23, 2014 at 8:46 PM

Oh I am so hanging for this book!

Susan D. June 23, 2014 at 9:29 PM

Oh my gosh the wait is going to kill me …haha cannot wait! Thanks for the sneak peak.

jane June 24, 2014 at 4:38 AM

OMG can not wait.

Dianna June 24, 2014 at 5:56 AM

#writekristywrite…seriously can’t wait for becks and haddie

Suzanne June 24, 2014 at 9:23 AM

Yowza! That is HOT! I can’t wait for more of Becks and Haddie! What a great glimpse into what’s to come ;-)

Sharon June 24, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Oh the anticipation !!!!

Gill Selling June 24, 2014 at 2:25 PM

Brilliant. <3

Michele Ficht June 24, 2014 at 6:34 PM

I love these teasers and cannot wait for Becks and Haddie’s story. Kristy you blow me away.

Michele Ficht June 24, 2014 at 6:35 PM

Thank you Maryse for posting this. We appreciate it. :)

Mary Jo Sparacino June 24, 2014 at 7:46 PM

Wow !! I can’t wait !

Lisa Duncan June 27, 2014 at 11:22 PM

*sigh* is it 2015 yet? I just finished the trilogy in 3 days and I’m already aching for my next fix! Looking forward to the novella to help bind the time!
Great work! Keep ‘em coming!! :)

Deidre Hanger June 28, 2014 at 10:26 AM

OH MY GOSH! I cannot wait to read more…………………..

Barbara Murray July 7, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Wow that is a great sneak peak!!! Can’t wait!!

Barbara July 7, 2014 at 11:33 AM


Candace July 19, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Great teaser!!! Cannot wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Gabriela Racine July 23, 2014 at 9:13 PM

I can’t wait!

Lutritia Keefer August 3, 2014 at 4:57 AM

This makes me want….more. Kristy never disapoints!

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