Monday, November 2, 2015


Author Spotlight: Ashlynne Laynne

In the Coffee Addicts Book Review Author Spotlight feature we will introduce you to stand out authors from all genres. We will give a brief introduction to our spotlight author and will be discussing their outstanding works. We hope to entice and inspire you to embark on a new reading adventure. Happy reading!

Meet Ashlynne Laynne!

Ashlynne Laynne is the author of contemporary romance and the award-winning erotic paranormal romance succession, The Progeny Series, as well as an accomplished song writer and poet. Ashlynne writes on the edge and combines erotica and romance in sensual tales that always feature heroes with heart.

 She’s an avid horror movie fan, admitted vamp groupie, and lover of all things Celtic. A hopeless romantic, she’s always had a thing for the fanged ones and hot guys in kilts.
A flexitarian, Ashlynne enjoys cooking vegetarian recipes that support a healthier lifestyle. In her spare time, she likes to read, watch crime shows, and spend time with her family.

Ashlynne juggles the hats of wife, mother, full time employee and part-time writer, hoping to write exclusively in the future. Ms. Laynne is an advocate of autism research and is always looking for projects to benefit the cause. She lives in the southern United States with her husband and son.

Ms. Laynne is an advocate of autism research and is always looking for projects to benefit the cause. She lives in the southern United States with her husband and son.

More about Ashlynne Laynne

Please tell us about yourself using 3 adjectives, 1 quirk and a pop culture addiction... 
Serious, thoughtful, introverted, loves vampires and hot dudes in kilts, obsessed with American Horror Story

Top 3 Pet Peeves
- People who chew with their mouth open
-when news stories interrupt my television programming
- bratty children

Who do you consider the most swoon-worthy man/woman in the literary world? How about on tv/in the movies? 
James Fraser from the Outlander series is my favorite swoon-worthy hero in books. He is the perfect combination of flawed, gritty, and chivalrous. Young Brad Pitt is my ideal of a swoon-worthy actor. I especially loved him in A River Runs through It. Grrrrrrr….Top 5 

5 Favorite Things
-American Horror Story
-clean sheets after a hot bath
-hot dudes
-good music
-a nice glass of wine and something decadent to munch

What are your thoughts on book covers- in your opinion do they make or break a book?
I wouldn’t say they make or break a book, but they definitely catch the eye.

 What’s the last song you listened to?
Want to Want Me by Jason Derulo

 How do you come up with character names?  How do you come up with novel titles?
I just go with what feels right for the personality of a character or the scope of a project. 

Do you have any advice for anyone that would like to be an author? 
The biggest is to be realistic about what you want to achieve from writing.

This or That- 

*Morning or Night? Night

 *Vanilla or Chocolate? Chocolate 

*Summer or Winter? Summer 

*Ebook or Paperback? E-book

 Favorite Music Genres: Alt Rock, 90’s Grunge, Pop

Favorite Musical Acts: Maroon 5, Rihanna, Lil Wayne, Bruno Mars, Jay-Z, BeyoncĂ©, Imagine Dragons, Florida Georgia Line, Adele, Rob Zombie, Robin Thicke, Kings of Leon, Coldplay, Drake, Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Eminem, Evanescence F

Favorite Movie Genre: Horror

Favorite Actors: Denzel Washington, Robert Pattinson, Jamie Dornan, Sam Heughan, Tyler Nixon, Brad Pitt, Idris Elba, Liam Neeson, Colley Bailey, Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Bradley Cooper, Mark Wahlberg

Favorite Actresses: Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Zoe Kravitz, Caitriona Balfe, Melissa McCarthy, Eliza Dushku

Favorite Movies: The Craft, Titanic, Goodfellas, The Conjuring, Sinister, The Covenant, American Hustle, Sliver

Favorite Television Shows: Family Guy, Outlander, Deadly Women, Wives with Knives

Favorite Color: Pink

Favorite Authors: Stephen King, Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, Sylvia DayBook Boyfriends: Gideon Cross from the Crossfire Novels, James Fraser from the Outlander Series, Zsadist from the Black Dagger Brotherhood

Favorite Literary Heroines: Katniss Everdeen from the Hunger Games Series, Claire Beauchamp from the Outlander Series

Foods: Yogurt, Chocolate Milk, Chicken Alfredo

Connect with Ashlynne Laynne

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From Ashlynne Laynne Comes...

Alterity Series book 1
By Ashlynne Laynne

Passion. Love. Music. 

A man struggling to gain his independence…
 Every aspect of Austin MacKenzie’s life is governed by a generations-old code instituted by his Scottish forefathers. But rather than be groomed to take over the family empire, he struggles to free himself from the bonds of an arranged marriage to a woman within Scottsdale’s societal circles. 

A woman simply struggling to survive…      
  Raised by a drug-addicted mother in one of the roughest parts of Phoenix, Liz Carlisle just wants a way out. A nursing student, she’s determined to make a difference and reach her ultimate goal of becoming a pediatric nurse.

 With music as a common ground…
After a chance encounter at a band audition, Austin and Liz discover that they share a love of music. Despite their differences, an attraction forms that will alter their lives forever and rip their worlds apart.

Find out more about Alterity!
◆ Amazon ◆ Goodreads

Coming This Winter!

Alterity Series- Book Two
By Ashlynne Laynne

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