Monday, July 30, 2012

Goddess Fish blog tour: Aphrodite Calling, by Jennifer Lynne


A woman with a secret past

Gina Deveraux is forced to confront her painful past when she attends a high school reunion. Born with male genitalia, she spent her childhood and teen years living as a boy, and has only now returned in an effort to put the past behind her so she can begin to live life without the continuing fear of loneliness and rejection.
A god of sexual desire on the edge of burnout
Himeros is one of the erotes, an aspect of Eros, and as such it is his duty to answer the call of sexual desire whenever a human needs him. But he has been living among mortals too long and his interest has waned. When he decides to accept one last call he finds a woman who is unique. A woman who encapsulates the whole human experience in her body, and her soul. Has he finally found the one with whom even a god of desire could find fulfillment?
After all, forever is such a long time to be alone.
(Author's note: A more unlikely couple would probably be hard to find, but the alluring power of Aphrodite works in the most mysterious ways *G*)

Goddess's Review
I have read many Greek mythology inspired books. I love the genre and take each one for their own, not comparing them to each other, letting the author make the story their own. With that in mind I read Aphrodite Calling with an open mind. Himeros was awesome in every way, as a god of desire should be. Gina was lovely and overcame her obstacles before and after his help. The sex between them, I thought, was a little predictable with not much fire.  There really was no conflict between the two main character, no challenge for Himeros to overcome to get the girl. He wanted her he got her. However, with that said, I have to say I enjoyed the journey the couple was on to reach their goal.
3 pens.

Jennifer will award a $10 Amazon Gift Card and a gold-plated metal bookmark to a randomly drawn commenter and host from the tour.

Please follow the tour and comment. The more you comment, the better your chances are of winning. The tour dates can be found here: Aphrodite Calling blog tour 

Jennifer Lynne writes sensual and erotic romance from her home in Melbourne, Australia. She is the author of paranormal erotic romance Pandora's Gift, contemporary romance Seducing Serena in Secrets Volume 28 Sensual Cravings, both published by Red Sage, and Educating Ethan from Breathless Press. The first novella in her Gods of Love series, Platinum Passion, (released December 2011) was a Best Book of 2011 nominee in GLBT Fantasy Romance at The Romance Reviews.
 Jen loves her family, good coffee, red wine, and sitting by a cozy log fire watching the misty rain outside turn everything fresh and green. She hopes her tales of love and lust continue to excite readers, and her dream is to one day be able to write full-time.


  1. Thank you for hosting me on the tour for Aphrodite Calling!

  2. Hi, Jennifer! Definitely getting this one! The whole burnt out sex god got my attention. Hmmm... there's only one reason a sex god could be burnt out. LOL Congratulations!

  3. Thanks, Dariel! Hope you enjoy it :) Thanks for stopping by.

  4. It really sounds intriguing...I love the idea of the ancient and modern lives coming together.


    1. Thank you! I wanted to bring the ancient Greek gods - the erotes - into a modern setting for this series. There has been mixed response to the idea, but I guess that's what makes the world of books so much fun - because there are so many possibilities to choose from, both as writer and reader :)

  5. Just popping in to say HI and sorry I missed visiting with you on party day! Hope you all had a good time!

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

  6. I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who participated in this week's review tour for Aphrodite Calling - the organiser, Goddess Fish, all of my lovely hosts, and of course, everyone who commented. I’ve had a wonderful time meeting and chatting with fellow book lovers. I hope we can keep in touch via Twitter, Facebook or at my own blog.

    The giveaway draw is now closed and I’ll be announcing the WINNERS on my blog in a couple of hours’ time:

    You can also find me on Twitter at!/JenniLynnAuthor or FB at

    Once again, thank you everyone!