About Lily Graison

USA TODAY bestselling author Lily Graison writes historical western romances and dabbles in contemporary and paranormal romance. First published in 2005, Lily has written over a dozen romance novels that range from sweet to spicy. She lives in Hickory, North Carolina with her husband, three high-strung Yorkies and more cats than she can count and is mother of two and grandmother of three. On occasion, she can be found at her sewing machine creating 1800’s period clothing or participating in civil war reenactments and area living history events. When not portraying a southern belle, you can find her at a nearby store feeding her obsession for all things resembling office supplies.

Jingle Balls Blog Hop

 THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED.   Welcome to the Jingle Balls Giveaway Blog Hop hosted by Satin’s Bookish Corner and Amara Label. This hop is for adults only and will run Dec. 12th – 17th. There are over a dozen blogs participating so be sure to visit them all for your chance to win some great prizes and find out more about a host of new authors/books.   What are you playing for?     One winner will receive a signed paperback copy of my contemporary rock star romance, Wicked: The Complete Series Boxset. This book has all 4 stories in the Wicked series in paperback.   All Four Novella’s in one Hot Book! The four men who make up the rock band, Wicked, the hottest act to hit the scene in years, have earned their wicked status without much help. They’re bad, sinfully delicious, and a temptation to every woman they meet. Gearing up … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #56 :: Maybe This Christmas by Kristin Holt (Historical Western)

  The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Maybe This Christmas by Kristin Holt (A Sweet Historical Western Holiday Romance Novella)   On Monday morning Effie held the door open while Luke carried in the small stove he intended to install in her back room. On the way back to town last night after Sunday dinner with the Finlays, Luke had told her of his intentions to give her this second stove. His motives were pure—he simply wanted to see her adequately warm. It was his idea, a Christmas … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #53 :: Trail of Kisses by Merry Farmer (Historical Western)

  The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Trail of Kisses by Merry Farmer   “All right.” She took a breath to steady herself. She could be reasonable and hold her head high no matter how strange the situation. “If you’re truly here to take a bath, then bathe.” She tilted her chin up and ignored him, taking the soap and running it over her arms and under the fabric of her chemise. It was a poor excuse for a real bath, but far better than anything she’d been … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #52 :: Rania Ropes a Rancher (Brides with Grit Series: Book 1) by  Linda Hubalek (Historical Western)

  The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Rania Ropes a Rancher (Brides with Grit Series: Book 1) by  Linda Hubalek   When Rania walked back from the bedroom Jacob stood and took her hands. “Like your gift?” He returned her big smile and changed his hands to hold her waist. “Maybe enough to give me a little thank–you kiss?” Jacob teased. He felt Rania tense up a moment, but then relax. “I like that you’re tall, Rania. I can look you straight in the eye instead of … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #51 :: The Ballad of Annie Sullivan by Kirsten Lynn (Historical Western)

  The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, The Ballad of Annie Sullivan by Kirsten Lynn   Her voice floated up to him. He couldn’t understand what she said to the chickens, but he wished she’d just keep right on talking. One of her feathered friends must have alerted her to his presence because her gaze snapped up to him. She didn’t run. She didn’t even move. Her gaze just followed him as he edged his way down the small rim, leading Chap. She set the pail down as … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #50 :: Anne’s Dream by Mia Blackwood (Time travel -Contemporary/Regency)

  The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Anne’s Dream by Mia Blackwood   Finally it was time for the grooms to kiss their brides. Emily and Edward held each other and got lost in the tender, practiced kiss of lovers. They felt the familiar, warm tingle they’d come to expect each time they touched. For Anne and Thomas, it was a new experience. They moved in what felt like slow motion, savoring every second of anticipation. As their lips met, the tingle they’d experienced each time they’d touched … Continue reading

Pioneer Hearts .99¢ Sale and Giveaway!

We’ve been teasing readers all week with this event and its time for the BIG reveal! The authors of Pioneer Hearts, the coolest historical western romance group on Facebook, have come together to offer huge savings on your favorite western romance books in our .99¢ sale and giveaway. There are over 30 authors taking part in this and there’s no better time to grab some great books. Take a look below at all the fabulous books reduced to .99¢ just for this sale! Be sure to read all the way to the bottom of the page for bookstore links and for the Rafflecopter giveaway where you can win one of two $10.00 gift cards, western jewlery, signed paperbacks and more.     GET THESE BOOKS AT AMAZON.COM GET THESE BOOKS AT B&N NOOK GET THESE BOOKS AT iBOOKS   To enter the giveaway, visit the rafflecopter form HERE to win! Please follow and like … Continue reading

Friday First Kiss #49 :: Kissed (My Once and Future Love Revisited #1) by Carla Krae (New Adult Romance)

  The moment I crack open a new book, I always rush through the beginning, the budding relationship between the hero and heroine, and anticipate that spontaneous moment when one of them makes their move. The First Kiss. The first turning point in every story. Every week here on the blog, I’ll be sharing First Kisses from my books and those of other authors.   This weeks Friday First Kiss comes from, Kissed (My Once and Future Love Revisited #1) by Carla Krae   A warm hand snuck under his shirt, then she nuzzled his neck again. “Uh, Beth, what are you doing?” She straddled his leg and nibbled his throat. “What does it feel like?” Two hands explored his abs. He felt his body responding to her attentions and grabbed her shoulders to push her back. “Sweetheart, you’re drunk.” She smiled. “Feel fine.” Her fingers tickled his sides. “Feel good, actually.” “Beth—” … Continue reading