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Unda-Tames

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Dante- A delicious bad boy...

If you’re into bad boys, Dante is your guy….

Dark, sensual and oh my…sizzling hot!

As soon as he laid eyes on Mariana he knew all the dirty things he wanted to do to her. She smelled of gardenia flowers and honeysuckle, she smelled of purity and innocence, something he couldn’t wait to destroy…

He will take what he likes and “no”  isn’t in his vocabulary. 

Trapped deep in the mafia, he w...

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Why do we love a love triangle trope?

2/5/2024

What exactly is a love triangle?

It's when a character — usually the main character — has to choose between two potential love interests, both of whom usually seem equally appealing to them.

 

Why Do People Like Love Triangles?

 

 Many readers enjoy this trope because they like to feel special and feel as if they're being a rebel without actually being one. The thrill, the secrecy, the sizzle.

Imagine having two people trying to show you they cherish you more than the other. They are fighting for you — you are a person that warrants their ti...

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Who is Mariana, and what to expect from this novel?

1/23/2024

Mariana is a dark romance novel with mystical elements from the day of the dead woven into it. Alebrijes, the Aztec goddess of death - Mictecacihuatl - and other cultural elements visit the novel in a tantalizing way. 

 

A dark romance, where Mariana, a  young woman who was abandoned without a word by her first love, left her behind, not only with a broken heart but with a backpack full of illicit money. 

 

The beautiful Latina relied on booze to numb her pain until given the chance to attend the secret...

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A tale of love and empowerment

7/25/2023

Thank you Vallarta Lifestyles for this wonderful article!

The Birth of “Latin Lovers Series”
Ideas, creativity, and imagination blossomed within Aggie, sparking the creation of the mesmerizing “Latin Lovers Series.” In February 2023, the world was introduced to the first book in the series, “Sweet & Spicy,” a contemporary romance bursting with love, sensuality, and suspense. The plo...

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welcome to the dark side...

6/13/2023

There is a misconception that the dark side is bad, wrong or evil, but there are many positive characteristics to the dark feminine archetype. 

Women with these characteristics are powerful, assertive,  independent, sensual, intuitive, and have a deep connection to their  innermost desires and fears. 

Strong dark feminines have played an important role throughout history like Kali and Morrigan amongst others.

Woman who resonate with this archetype are usually more drawn to a darker romance novel, where they can relate to the main character. Usually an imperfect, powerful, sensual woman, who accepts her sensuality, looks for thrills and adventure and a man that...

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The love story behind the famous song "La Llorona"

2/27/2023

This is a love story. A sad and true story of love.

The song “La Llorona” (the crier) -and not to be confused with the legend of La Llorona-, is a well known and traditional Mexican song of love and pain.

It became popular after the Mexican Revolution (1910) its author remains anonymous.

It’s origin comes from the Zapotecas in Oaxaca, and this is the story:

 A young man from Tehuantepec went to a party in the nearby town of Juchitan in Oaxaca. There, he met a beautiful girl...

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Sweet & Spicy Goodreads review

2/13/2023

Sweet & Spicy
by 

A. Unda-Tames (Goodreads Author)

 

Lisa Mogilka's review
Feb 10, 2023

really liked it
 

🎤Mic 👏🏻 Drop 🎤 was the only thing I could picture at the end of Sweet & Spicy by A. Unda-Tames. The ending has me thinking of the more rated r word for holy poopsickles.
I found this book ultimately enjoyable.
A. Unda-Tames was able to draw the strongest emotions out of me in this book....

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Who is NIkki Evans- and why do we care?

2/1/2023

Who is NIkki Evans- and why do we care?

 

Nikki Evans’s confidence lies in ashes. Devastated and physically scarred from the fire that claimed her parents’ lives, the wealthy reporter retreats to Puerto Vallarta with her unfaithful fiance. But a spark of hope reignites in her broken heart after interviewing a sexy rising-supertar chef. 

 

In fiction as in reality we bond with the woman's main character because we can relate. We understand what they are feeling and are secretly rooting for them. Romance novels  are much more than just about getting the guy, they are about how the character experiences a transformation within them, becoming better, stronger, more knowledgeable and standing up time and time again after they have fallen, and in the end, the breakthrough and growth within them is inevitable. These characters mirror us as women in our own lives, struggles, insecurities and gives us hope that if they can do it, we can do it as well. They are mostly stories written by women for women, where these protagonists are the h...

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pre-order is now available!

1/15/2023

Yes my friends! pre-order is now available for only 0.99!!! (until february 8 2023)

As a token of my appreciation email me a proof of your pre-order and I will email you Diego's exclusive recipes of La Diosa martini and the famous Sweet & Spicy romance dessert! Just in time to celebrate love and romance on Valentine's day!

Pre-order Sweet & Spicy the first novel in the Latin Lovers series

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Character profile for A Lover's Wish

10/17/2022

In this day of the dead (dark) romance novel, we will encounter five main characters, one we have met already in Sweet & Spicy, Mariana. 

Mariana: She is our main heroine in this story. We know from the previous book she is not in a good place. It...

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Would you fall for Diego San Roman....

10/11/2022

Diego San Roman believes love is a recipe for disaster. Burned when his wife left abandoned him with teo young daughters, the rags to riches culinary master is nevertheless intigued by the attractive American covering his new opening. After posing as her date to an exclusive VIP fashion show, he can’t deny their searing chemistry.

If you like soft-hearted suitors, culinary intrigue, and beachside settings, then you'll adore this contemporary romance

Don't miss giveaways, free chapters and what's next in the Latin Love...

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Sweet & Spicy cover reveal!

9/23/2022

Yes!!!! I'm so excited to reveal the cover of the new Sweet & Spicy novel in the Latin Lovers series!

Let me know what you think?

 

And without futher ado, here is the book description (drumroll...)

 

Neither knows how to trust. Can they stand the heat in the kitchen and dish up the perfect romance?

 

Nikki Evans’s confidence lies in ashes. Devastated and physically scarred from the fire that claimed her parents’ lives, the wealthy reporter retreats to P...

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Sweet & Spicy, character reveal

9/1/2022

Latin Lovers series- Sweet & Spicy

Hey my friend, I can’t wait to share with you the cover reveal  and of course the whole book!

Today I am thrilled to give you a glimpse of my two main characters. After spending months and months with the characters, creating them, writing about them and getting to know what goes on in their heads you feel so attached to the characters at the end. 

Allow me to share a personal story of a funny thing that happened to me while writing this book. My husband and I were chatting and I was telling him about what was going on at that point in the story and what I wanted to write next. A couple of days later when he asked me how the book was going and how the writing of the scene had gone, I explained a curious thing that happened.... “Oh no that’s not what happened at all! Nikki got really mad at something that DIego said to her and she did not take it well, so she got pissed and did something completely different from what I had planned!” My husband looked at me quizzically not fully understanding or mayb...

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5 things I've learned from writing romance novels

8/29/2022

Hi dear friend, 

Today I would love to share with you some of the things I have learned  while reading and writing romance novels.

 

1.-We all have our own paths with our own personal struggles:

 

Every novel that you read, the character needs to go through some sort of transformation, a charact...

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5 reasons we benefit from reading romance novels

8/26/2022

Not sure if reading a romance novel is right for you? Here are five benefits I find when reading or writing a romance novel.

1- It is usually written by women for women, so the reader can very commonly identify and find a voice, inspiration and empowerment in the character’s journey. 

2.- It is a celebration of love and hope. As a roman...

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Who is Nikki Evans?

8/15/2022

Who is Nikki Evans?

I wanted to write about Nikki before I had any idea what the book would be about. I knew who she was perfectly well, her fears and the dialogue going on inside her head. 

As a woman I understood how the “simple and superficial” things can mess up with your self-esteem. 

The visible scar on Nikki’s shoulder due to the fire that killed her parents and burned down her house is a constant reminder of the person she also lost in that place. Herself. Fear and sadness led her to cling to the wrong partner, Ryan...

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