Friday, July 8, 2016

Interview with Harper Miller, Author of Complexity #interview #giveaway


Welcome all!

Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing Harper Miller, author of Complexity, Book 4 in the Kinky Connect Chronicles series

Hi Harper, thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself and your background?
Hi, All! Relatively new indie author. I pen Erotica/Erotic Romance with an interracial/multicultural theme, and I’m originally from Brooklyn, New York.

What were you like at school? A nerd. A popular nerd but still a nerd.

Were you good at English? Yes! I was actually in honors English and later Advanced Placement English in high school. It was my favorite subject!

How much research do you do? It depends on the book. For the most part, I haven’t had to do much in-depth research but for an upcoming book I hope to begin working on next year, I’ve already started piecing things together. It’s a historical, so I figured I'd start early!

What’s your views on social media for marketing? Using social media is necessary. It’s the new way to get your product in front of numerous sets of eyes. The Internet provides a savvy way to sell things. If an author isn't attempting to be innovative with their branding, it’s a lost opportunity. The days of abundant bookstores are a bit behind us. Many have closed up shop due to bankruptcy. Also, there's the ridiculous stranglehold Amazon has on the market.

Who edited your book and how did you select him/her? My books were all edited by Daphne W. over at My Passion’s Pen. I found her through an author friend, Allyn Lesley. Daphne and I have a great relationship. She’s been pivotal in my evolution as a writer.

Who designed your book cover/s? All of my book covers are created by Taria Reed Digital Artist. She’s also been with me from the beginning! She does amazing work. You should check her out on Facebook or her website if you know of an author seeking original cover art.


Complexity Cover
TITLE: Complexity
SERIES: Kinky Connect Chronicles
AUTHOR: Harper Miller
COVER ARTIST: Taria Reed Digital Artist
LENGTH: 140 Pages
RELEASE DATE: July 8, 2016

BLURB: Fairy tale endings weren’t made for people like me. Happy for now usually ain’t in the cards, either.

The dents on my wall from where my headboard kept knockin’ against the same spot was the first clue that I needed to calm my ass down. At the rate I was racking up notches and plowing through hookups, I wasn’t ever gonna find nothing real. Guess I kinda jinxed myself. I created my circumstances. You can’t get what you want if you keep falling back into the same pattern of bad habits. But then things changed. I stumbled onto somethin’ I never in a million years expected to happen. You gotta understand, I’m never the guy who wins. It was supposed to be just sex, but that shifty, rhyming and scheming bastard, Cupid, pulled a fast one.

I may have changed some stuff to protect a couple of people. But before you go believing the tabloids, make sure you understand that you’re gettin’ the lowdown straight from the source.

I needed to get this off my chest and it’s only fair that you at least get my side of it all. At some point, I might regret telling you any of this, but for now, you need to know.

*Disclaimer* This is a novella. Not a short story, novelette, or novel. This tale features an M/M pairing. If gay erotica/erotic romance is not your cup of tea and you are offended by same-sex relationships or crass language, you should bypass this story. Content is intended for a mature audience, 18+.

Complexity is the fourth installment in The Kinky Connect Chronicles. The Kinky Connect Chronicles are short erotic stories/novelettes all wrapped up in neat little bows. These stories are standalones. No cliffhangers in the lot!


Could we be more different? Him: famous, rich white dude. Me: Latino entrepreneur who stocked up on ramen noodles and peanut butter when Key Food had a sale. This dude was so beyond my scope but he didn’t act any differently than a hookup I would’ve scored downtown at one of the gay bars in Chelsea.

Honestly, I didn’t know if me taking this shit with Christopher to the next level was a good thing or a bad thing. I held my own. I had my own business and made money legitimately doing shit I loved. Some days were a struggle, and I fell on hard times every now and again, but I woke up with a sense of purpose. Maybe I was overthinking things. I knew this was just about sex, but I couldn’t help but wonder if I was some sort of pity fuck or if Chris had a Latino fetish. He seemed genuinely attracted to me, but you know, there’s always somebody on the web lookin’ to get their rocks off with that token piece of ass.

I needed to stop with the assumptions and just take the moment for what it was, because an opportunity like this wouldn’t ever happen again.

Stayin’ in my head was gonna fuck everything up, so I focused on the twinkling lights near the waterfront seventeen stories down. “Good, I don’t bareback either. If rubbers aren’t required, we ain’t fuckin’. Seems like it’s a little too late to be having this discussion, but I’m clean. I get tested every six weeks. Got a copy of my results in my wallet if you wanna see.”

He raised an eyebrow. “Every six weeks? Sleep around a lot?”

I laughed, pulling off my polo. “I like sex. I like safe sex. I like to be certain I stay safe, so if that means gettin’ tested more often, I’m cool with that.”



Harper Miller is a thirty-something native New Yorker. She's traveled the world and lived in a variety of places but always finds her way back to the Big Apple. A lackluster love life leaves time to explore new interests, for Harper it is writing. The Sweetest Taboo: An Unconventional Romance is her debut novel. In her mind, the perfect Alpha male possesses intellect, humor, and a kinky streak that rivals the size of California.

When she isn't writing, Harper utilizes her graduate degree in the field of medical research. She enjoys fitness-related activities, drinking copious amounts of wine and going on bad dates.

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