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Dear Readers, I’m Going to Give You Something Special

Dear Readers,

Today is Wednesday, January 25th, and it’s been a long week.  Not long in a way that’s abnormal or anything like that.  It’s been the usual: work, parenting, work, writing, work, and more work.  Shit like that.  But in this week’s blog, I just wanted you to know that I’m working my ass off over here on this tiny island of Guam.  It ain’t a cakewalk doing what I’m doing.  The stress of being active duty military and trying to become a full-time author is hard enough on its own, but I’m trying to be the best at something, and that’s a whole different challenge in itself.

I’m not complaining, though.  I just want you to know that I’m putting in work to bring you something out of this world.  My current WIP is the biggest challenge I’ve faced since I first started writing, and each and every chapter I’ve written for Madman so far has been a challenge.  This character is just so far from anything I’ve ever written before, and the state of mind I have to be in to write in his POV is so strange it’s almost scary to even me.  Seriously, just wait until you read the shit this guy says and does!  Honestly, Solomon King makes me nervous and I’m the fucking author!  But for real; how great of a sign is that?  Have you ever heard of a character so insane and off the wall and unpredictable that he scares his creator?  Well, Solomon is that character.  He’s special, I’m telling you.

So, I just wanted to take the time out to tell you that I know you’re hungry for something great.  Not just from me, but in general.  You’re always looking for your next dose of insane literature that blows your goddamn socks off.  Well I’m here to tell you, this is it.  What Isabel Lucero and I are doing is that next big thing.  So even if I have to feel like I need to be checked into a mental institution by the time I’m done writing the books in this series, it’ll all be worth it… as long as your socks are blown the fuck off! #TheMadmanCometh

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Holy freaking shit!  How dope is this book so far?!  I mean, seriously, this book is crazy!  Have you read this?! So this is about two teenage girls who are pregnant.  Seems totally normal right?  Well it’s not!  Because both of the girls are virgins!  Yeah!  Ready for some extra craziness on top?  One of them is giving birth to the son of God, and the other to the son of Satan.  But which is which?
Oh Snap!!

This story has been a thrill right from the jump, and I love James Patterson!  He is by far my favorite author, and he does not disappoint with Cradle and All.
Hey, maybe one day I’ll be writing “The World’s #1 Bestselling Author” on all of my books.
Don’t judge me!  I’m allowed to dream.

YOURS TRULY,

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Check out these other great titles from W.S. Greer

Frozen Secrets (A Loose Cannon Novel) 

Claiming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #1)

Becoming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #2)

Destroying Carter (The Carter Trilogy #3)

Defending Her

Worth Saving

Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance #1)

Long Live the King (An Italian Mafia Romance #2) 

Red Snow (A Loose Cannon Novel) 

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Posted by on January 25, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Inside the Mind of a Madman

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I know what you’re thinking just from looking at the teaser above: when the fuck is this book coming out?  I know.  Me and the Wife announced a couple of weeks ago that we’re teaming up to write a series entitled Wilde King, and the reception of that announcement was amazing.  Both of us are beyond excited to get this series going, and this is how it’s going to shape up…

Madman (A Wilde King Novel 1a)
Seductress (A Wilde King Novel 1b) By Isabel Lucero
Mad Love (A Wilde King Novel 2)

Notice the way the 1st two books are labled 1a and 1b?  That’s for a reason.  My talented and beautiful wife is writing Seductress (Wild King 1b), and it’s the story of Reina Wilde, a woman with a rough childhood and horrible life experiences that shaped how she became an adult.  That’s the way things work sometimes.  Sometimes you’re born into a wealthy family and everything is supposed to be easy for you, as long as you abide by the family rules.  But when you don’t abide, the cracks in the foundation become bigger and bigger until the whole thing breaks and you become someone you didn’t expect, attracted to things and people you never thought–things and people that “normal” people do their best to stay away from because they know better.  Reina Wilde is broken, and she needs someone else who understands what it’s like to be broken too.  She just didn’t expect to find someone who was even more broken.  And she didn’t expect to love it so much.

I’m writing Madman (Wilde King 1a), the story of the most insane, confusing, challenging character I’ve ever created.  Solomon King is broken too, but he’s different from your usual anti-hero.  Solomon is a psychopath who’s also smart and driven, motivated and ambitious, and he’s everything a villain is supposed to be, yet Reina sees him as a hero.  He’s not.

Solomon is different from all my other characters, even the one I loved the most, Dominic Collazo from Kingpin and Long Live the King.  Dominic was brutal and he was a worthy boss of his Italian mafia family.  He had limits though, Solomon doesn’t.  No one should love someone like Solomon.  How could you love someone you’re terrified of?  So Reina has to be just as crazy as Solomon if she’s going to love him, and that insanity erases her fear.  Solomon’s brain isn’t like a normal one, so when I’m writing his inner dialogue, I find myself having to be in a certain zone, because I don’t just write characters, I become them.  I’ve written background and info on Solomon that will never make it into Madman or Mad Love, but it was important because I had to put myself into a certain frame of mind to write his book, and I couldn’t do that without understanding absolutely everything that happened to him to make him the way he is.  I had to understand WHY Solomon King is Solomon King.  It couldn’t be on the surface, it had to be deep.  I had to take the time to shape my mind into that of a depraved psycho who has no problem laughing while he’s killing you.  Someone who has no problem taking a life at the drop of a dime, yet one who could love Reina in his own way.  His love for her isn’t normal because he isn’t.

So how do psychos love?  It’s a helluva question, and answering it is a fucking task.  Before writing this blog post, I stopped writing for a week, because when I would sit down to write Madman, I’d find myself getting stuck because I felt too normal.  You can’t write Solomon King and be normal.  I know I’ll fuck it up if I do that, so I’d rather stop and come back tomorrow, and then stop again if it still doesn’t feel right.  After I publish this blog, I plan on writing the next chapter in Madman, and I expect it to be epic.  My coffee is extra strong tonight, and after a week off, I feel ready to commit to Solomon’s mindset.

It takes patience.  Writing as Solomon King feels like writing as all my heroes and all my villains combined.  He’s all of them, Kelvin Carter and Senior mixed up.  He’s Jarrod Granger, the Tongue Snatcher, and the Snowman Killer, all rolled into one.  He’s Dominic Collazo and Abram Baskov fused together.  The perfect hero and the perfect villain.  Violence and peace. The best heaven and the absolute worst of hell.  He’s the most difficult character I’ve ever had, and that’s why he’s the best of them.  He’s unlike anything you’ve read before, because he’s taking me to a place I’ve never been before.

And I won’t let him be overlooked either.  There’s been enough of that (see Red Snow).  Madman is mine, Seductress is Isabel’s, and Mad Love is both of ours.  It’s going to take some time, because I refuse to give Solomon less than what he deserves, and he deserves all the attention in the world.  And he’ll get it.  He’ll take it.  Him and Reina both.  #TheMadmanCometh

Sincerely,
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Posted by on January 18, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Cover RE-Reveal for Long Live the King

FINALLY!!  After lots of thought, and a ton of ridiculous waiting for Amazon to get their head out of their asses, I’m finally able to bring you the cover re-reveal for Long Live the King!!  Check this baby out!

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Oh I just love it so much!!  I have to give big, huge, props to my designer, Robin, for being so incredibly, insanely talented.  All I have to do is show her a pic and mention my vision, and she brings the whole thing to life in no time at all.  It’s been a great 3 and a half years working with her, and I wouldn’t use another cover designer if my life depended on it.  Fuck it, kill me, but I’m using Robin!

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So I decided to redo the cover for LLTK after l took a look at the cover of Kingpin, and kept thinking about how much more I liked that cover over the LLTK cover.  Then I remembered how I did something I knew I didn’t want to do originally.  I always wanted the same model for the two covers, but I went against my gut, and that’s a no-no.  So, I took it back to where it needed to go, and this book now has the type of cover the story needs.

This series is soooooo good!  It’s the best thing I’ve published so far, and my favorite published book with my favorite published characters (notice I keep saying “published”? New awesomeness is on the way.  Solomon says Hi, by the way :)).  So to commemorate the release of the new cover, I’m putting both books in the series on sale for 99¢!  So head on over to Amazon, B&N, iBooks, or Kobo, and one-click Kingpin and Long Live the King right now!!  Dominic and Alananah’s story is amazing, and you can get it now on sale!!  Go one-click!

 

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Posted by on January 4, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

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Red Snow – Cover Reveal!

“I’m Jarrod Granger, 

a confident, brash, smart ass who gets sh*t done.  If you don’t like me, fu*k you.  

Your hate won’t stop me from fu*king the next girl, or solving the next case.  I’m untouchable.”

Red Snow (A Loose Cannon Novel) by WS Greer

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Release Date: December 5th

Genre: Suspense/Romantic Suspense

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Blurb:

My name is Detective Jarrod Granger, and you can say what you want about me. Call me arrogant, call me cocky, call me a man-whore, call me a renegade, call me an asshole, call me a loose cannon. But one thing you can never say about me is that I don’t get the job done.

I’ve dedicated my entire rocky, sex-fueled, tumultuous life to bringing down bad guys. I may not be able to keep a relationship, I may bounce from woman to woman like it’s some sort of competition, I may fu*k and drink like there’s no tomorrow, but if you’re a criminal and on my radar, you’re the one who’s fu*ked.

So when a woman is brutally murdered, decapitated, and put on display like a snowman in front of an elementary school, there’s no other choice on who can handle it.

This kind of case requires someone willing to break the rules, someone who’ll go the extra mile.  It requires someone cocky, someone confident.  A loose cannon.  Because only someone whose life is a boiling hot mess of sex, liquor, and violence will be willing to do what it takes to hunt this killer down. 

Sometimes it takes a man straddling the line between sane and crazy to catch a psycho.

 

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A message from WS Greer

“This book is everything to me.  After gaining some success and a good following with my last series, I didn’t know if I’d be able to top it, and I definitely didn’t think I’d be able to have a character who would trump all my others.  It all came together in Red Snow.  Jarrod Granger is me at my absolute best, and writing this story around him has been the most fun I’ve ever had during any writing process.  The cover, the blurb, the characters, EVERYTHING, it all came together better than anything I’ve ever done before, and I can’t wait for the world to get their hands on it.  December seriously can’t come fast enough!. 

Jarrod is a fu*king storm about to come rain all over everything.  He’s hot, sexy, crude, smart as fu*k, and the ultimate bad ass.  His entire life is a sex-fueled roller-coaster ride of drama, and I love it!  I love him!  You like alpha males?  Jarrod Granger is here to kick your favorite alpha males ass.  He’s the ultimate loose cannon, and it’s a good thing I’m releasing this cover 2 months before the book goes live, because you’re gonna need time to prepare for Jarrod’s arrival.”

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Get ready for the roller-coaster ride of a lifetime when Red Snow hits shelves December 5th!!

Make sure Red Snow hits your Kindle the first minute it’s available!!

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Posted by on October 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Pushing Book 1 to Sell Book 2

Ladies & gentlemen, we are finally under a month away from the release of Long Live the King!!  I’m in full promo mode and I am sooooo excited for this book to hit your kindle!!  I went through so much to bring this story and these characters to the perfect conclusion, and in less than thirty days, you’ll finally get to see how it all ends.

However, there are new nerves that come with this release.  While I’m beyond excited about dropping this book, there’s something that has me worried.  LLTK is a book 2, and that is cause for concern.  Historically, book 2 never sells like book 1.  Naturally, some of the people who read book 1 don’t bother to read book 2 because they don’t like the first one.  Also, blogs who didn’t read book 1 aren’t jumping through the roof to promote book 2.  Lastly, people are skeptical about sequels, especially if the first one was good.  So, I know LLTK has a tough road ahead, but the people who read it will be blown away, and hopefully that gets them talking.  I wrote this book to knock people’s socks off, and I expect nothing less.

But, in order for me to hype the world up about book 2, I need to remind them about book 1 (or introduce them to), Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance).

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If you haven’t met Dominic Collazo, now is the time to do it.  Kingpin is on sale for only 99¢, and will stay on sale until mid-September when LLTK and Kingpin both go to full price.  So, now’s the time to dive into this insane world of La Cosa Nostra and get to know Dominic, Alannah, and their second-chance romance.  These two meet as 11 year-olds and spend time together before being pulled apart by life, only to be brought back together in the middle of a street war.  Alannah has a lot to deal with and a lot to learn about the grown-up edition of Dominic Collazo, and it’s gonna take everything she’s got to stay afloat.

Before I wrote LLTK, Kingpin was my favorite of all my books.  Bringing Dominic to life in Kingpin was so fun and he quickly became my favorite character.  So if you haven’t read Kingpin, it’s about that time!  Go one-click Kingpin right this second, because it’s gonna cost you less than a dollar!  And if you already have read Kingpin, now’s the time to read it again and remind yourself of how insanely badass Dominic is, because he’s about to come back and take your world on a roller coaster ride.  He’s about to remind you all why book 1 was so big, and why you fell in love with him in the first place.  So Kingpin is here to serve as a reminder before Long Live the King explodes onto the scene.

Go one-click Kingpin now for only 99¢, and brace yourself, because the epic conclusion, Long Live the King, is coming September 5th.

Buckle up!

Until Next Week..

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Check out these other great titles from W.S. Greer

Frozen Secrets (A Detective Granger Novel) 

Claiming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #1)

Becoming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #2)

Destroying Carter (The Carter Trilogy #3)

Defending Her

Worth Saving

Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #1)

PREORDER Long Live the King (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #2) Now on Barnes & Noble and iBooks 

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Posted by on August 10, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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LLtK Cover Reveal Next Week!

It’s promo mode time!

Now that we have less than two months until Long Live the King is set to release, it’s time to get down to business!  So, I’m proud to announce that the cover reveal for LLtK is coming next week, July 13th!!

With that being said, as I’m sure the whole book world knows by now that doing stuff like this is impossible without help.  So, if you want to help out with the cover reveal for the followup to Kingpin, all you need to do is sign up here and wait for an email from me!!

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I’m still finishing up with the writing for Long Live the King, but I’ll be done real soon, and an end-of-the-month deadline, so we’re in critical time now.  But real soon, I’ll be releasing the first teaser and hooking up my beta readers, so I’m starting to get the tingles under my skin as I start to wrap things up on my 8th novel. Kingpin was such a big seller, I have to make sure I take my time with finishing up LLtK, because I refuse to take steps backwards in quality.  I have to outdo myself with each book, and this is no exception.  This book is going to BLOW YOUR MINDS!  I promise, cross my heart and hope to die… and all kinds of other corny shit like that.

So, I hope you’re ready for a thrill ride like no other, coming September 5th (my 32nd birthday), and it all starts with the cover reveal next week, on July 13th!!  Let’s make it another good one!!   CLICK HERE to sign up to help with the reveal!

Mark my words, LLtK is the takeover!

Until Next Week…

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Check out these other great titles from W.S. Greer

Frozen Secrets (A Detective Granger Novel) 

Claiming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #1)

Becoming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #2)

Destroying Carter (The Carter Trilogy #3)

Defending Her

Worth Saving

Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #1)

PREORDER Long Live the King (An Italian Mafia Romance Duet #2) Now on Barnes & Noble and iBooks 

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Posted by on July 6, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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Homeward Bound!!

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9:40pm here in Okinawa, Japan, and I’m still just over 2 days away from heading home, but it’s all good because the next time I write in this blog, I’ll be doing it from the comfort of my own couch… or maybe I’ll do it in my office… or maybe in my bed with a cup of Sprite and Crown Apple next to me… who effing knows?!?!  All I know is that I’m gonna be at home, in my house with my fine ass wife next to me!!!

It’s been 6 weeks, people.  6 weeks since I’ve been in the comfort of my house, and I’ll tell you, I’m so damn ready to go back.  Living out of a suitcase in a hotel for 6 weeks is not awesome.  I’m actually waiting for my laundry to dry while I write this.  This is the last load I wash before I go home!!  Whoo hooo!!

Anyway, so I’m homeward bound, y’all!!  And when I get home, I’m gonna be off from work for 17 days straight, and all of my energy will be going to getting people amped up and in the know about Kingpin going live on May 2nd.  It’s gonna be full-on promo mode up in here, and I’m gonna need all the help I can get to get the word out.  So, I’m planning on a giveaway or two or three, and I’ve got new teasers set to come out pretty often so you can get just as excited about the release as I am.  I’m planning on giving away ARCs too, so if you’re interested in an ARC of Kingpin, keep your eyes open on social media… better yet, I’ll take it a step further for my fans who follow this blog.  Leave a comment on this post about wanting an ARC of Kingpin, and I’ll hook you up with preferential treatment!  For realisies!!

I just went and got my laundry and folded it all up, now it’s 9:55pm, and it’s time to get Wednesday over and done with so I can get off this island and back to my own island of Guam on Saturday!  So, I’m gonna grab the book I’m currently reading, Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben (my favorite author), and get my ass in the bed.  Homeward Bound, baby!!

Check out the latest teaser for Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance), hitting shelves on May 2nd, and preorder your copy on iBooks or Barnes & Noble now!!

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Until Next Week…

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Check out these other great titles from W.S. Greer

Frozen Secrets (A Detective Granger Novel) 

Claiming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #1)

Becoming Carter (The Carter Trilogy #2)

Destroying Carter (The Carter Trilogy #3)

Defending Her

Worth Saving

Kingpin (An Italian Mafia Romance #1)

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Posted by on April 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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