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About Shelique Lize

An awesome mother of two beautiful baby girls and wife to the luckiest man on the planet. I’m a proud Canadian but I dislike winter. I love parenthood first and foremost, then anything to do with Vampyres, supernatural, mythology and folklore.

2 11, 2017

The story of Selene & Endymion

2017-11-06T21:11:55+00:00

War Of Hearts is the first installment to my new Greek Mythology series. This series will be erotic stories and the books I have lined up will be sexy and some may even have taboo themes because I mean come on its Greek Mythology. If you are familiar with the stories, you should know that the gods and goddess get down and dirty, and they hold nothing back. I want my stories to reflect that and I hope you will join me on this new journey.

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Here’s the story of Selene & Endymion

When the plains below were parched and brown and dusty with the heat of summer, on Mount Latmus all was so still and cool, so fresh and green, that one seemed to be in another world. The mountain was most beautiful of all at night, when the moon drove her chariot overhead and flooded every tree and all the grassy slopes with her pale light.

Endymion was a young shepherd who led his flocks high up on the sides of this mountain and let them browse on the rich pasturage along the margins of its snow-fed streams. He loved the pure mountain air, and the stillness of the higher slopes, which was broken only by the tinkle of his sheep-bells, or the song of birds. There he dreamed his days away, while his sheep and goats were feeding; or, at night, he leaned his head on a log or a mossy stone and slept with the flock.

Selene, the moon-goddess, loved to visit Mount Latmus; in fact, the mountain belonged, in some sense, to her. It was her influence that made everything there so quiet and beautiful. One night, when she had stolen down from her place in the sky for a walk through one of the flowery meadows of Mount Latmus, she found Endymion there asleep.

The shepherd looked as beautiful as any flower on the mountain, or as the swans which were floating in the lake near by, with their heads tucked under their wings. If it had not been for his regular breathing, Selene would have believed that she stood looking at a marble statue. There, at a little distance, lay his sheep. and goats, unguarded, and liable to be attacked by wild beasts. Oh, Endymion was a very careless shepherd! That was the effect of the air on Mount Latmus.

Selene knew that it was the wonderful air of her mountain which had made the shepherd heedless, as well as beautiful, therefore she stayed by his flock all night and watched it herself.

She came the next night and the next, and for many nights, to gaze at the sleeper, and to watch the unguarded flock. One morning, when she returned to the sky, she looked so pale from her watching that Zeus asked her where she had been, and she described the beautiful shepherd she had found on her mountain, and confessed that she had been guarding his sheep.

Then she begged Zeus that since Endymion was so very, very beautiful he might always look as she had seen him in his sleep, instead of growing old as other mortals must. Zeus answered, “Even the gods cannot give to mortals everlasting youth and beauty without giving them also everlasting sleep; but Endymion shall sleep forever and be forever young.”

So there, in a cave, on Mount Latmus, Endymion sleeps on to this day; and his wonderful beauty has not faded in the smallest degree, but is a joy still to all who can climb those lofty heights.

The End

 

There are different versions of this story, but they all pretty much play out the same way. Also, i’ve done some research and found out about Pan. His stories are interesting and he becomes obsessed with the moon goddess.

Either way, the story about Selene and Endymion isn’t much to work with but I found a way to make it happen and I’m proud of how it turned out.

What’s your favorite Greek Mythology?

Don’t forget to Download & Read War Of Hearts and let me know your thoughts. Warning, if you are expecting this to be a history lesson on Greek mythology, it’s not. I had a few readers upset with how the book was written and how I described the characters. You were warned.

The story of Selene & Endymion 2017-11-06T21:11:55+00:00
1 11, 2017

A Limited Edition #PNR shifter holiday romance bundle. New & Exclusive. #boxset

2017-10-14T20:16:27+00:00

All He Wants For Christmas: A Limited Edition Paranormal Alpha Shifter Holiday Bundle brings you a selection of new and exclusive stories guaranteed to make you blush every time you hear the words Happy Holidays.

 

A polar bear alpha falls in love with the dark unicorn sorceress he thought he killed in battle twenty years ago. A tiger shifter learns of the surprise he left behind with a curvy waitress…his fated mate. A dragoness fakes a mating with a bad boy to escape an arranged marriage and discovers true love. These stories and many more are inside this steamy hot compilation.

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21 10, 2017

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2017-10-20T17:15:38+00:00


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20 10, 2017

I don’t care, forever one of my favorite movies #titanicmovie #myheartwillgoon #love

2017-10-20T09:36:45+00:00

Honestly, I’m a sap. I’m a romantic at heart and this movie is my all-time favorite. I don’t care what anyone wants to  say that Rose could have saved Jack, and yes she could have. I won’t sit here and defend her selfish actions but at age  12/13 this movie found it’s place in my heart regardless. I can overlook it and I have, lol.

 

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21 09, 2017

#PNR Burning Midnight by @ErzabetBishop ‏New Release: #CimmerianShade #boxset #99cents

2017-09-20T11:04:48+00:00
Get ready for 22 doses of hot, heart-pumping romance from the darkside with heroes and heroines to keep you turning the pages! Grab this 24-author set now for only 99 pennies! This is a limited edition, and the steal-of-a-price is for a limited time featuring stories from award winning, bestselling authors. 
 
For your reading pleasure, we’ll be featuring each author with a story of her choice for the next few weeks. Some will include interviews, and all will include excerpts. Today’s featured author is Erzabet Bishop.

1.
When did you start writing?
I started writing when I was in
about sixth grade. It was a vampire story about a woman on a farm whose husband
had been turned and she was trying to protect her child. I still have that old
manuscript somewhere.
2.
What makes your stories unique?
I try to reach down and find the
root cause of why a character acts the way they do. Who they are. And not
everything is always pretty. We humans are a complex lot, filled with gritty
emotions and sometimes they boil up to the surface.
3.
Is there a common thread that runs
through your books?
Yes. Women finding strength in
themselves is a central theme in my books. It could be escaping their past,
discovering their strength and finding out they are worth being loved. Also
body image. Many of my heroines are curvy girls.
A good many of my books have a
paranormal thread in them but some are erotic romance with a little kink to
spice things up. I span the rainbow with my work and have written traditional
m/f romance, f/f, and also a m/m short piece of fiction that will soon be made
into a novel. The characters speak and it gets noisy in here when I don’t
listen and give them some play space.
4.
If money was of no concern, what
would you envision as your perfect lifestyle? (where would you live, what would
you do all day, etc.)
If money were no object, I would
write full time. I would have a cook to handle the kitchen, a housekeeper/maid
to handle the housework and most of all I would have more time to take nightly
walks with my husband and puppies. I love my home in Texas and can’t imagine
living anywhere else.
5.
Besides writing, what things are you
most passionate about?
Dog rescue. My house is full of
rescue puppies and they are the light of my life.
6.
Not limited to writing, what do you
believe to be some of your greatest accomplishments so far?
Making USA Today has been one of my
greatest accomplishments.
Another one is learning how to work
with a large group of authors in a box set endeavor.
In my day job, I have been a
bookstore manager for over twenty years and one of my greatest joys is sharing
my love of reading with people I meet in the store every day.
7.
Name a few of your favorites
(colors, TV shows, movies, stars, songs, etc.)
Colors: Black, pink, red, gray
Books/authors: Court of Thorn and
Roses series, Kim Harrison Hollows series, Laurell K. Hamilton, Skye Warren,
Tiffany Reisz and too many others to mention them all…
Shows: Breaking Bad, Better Call
Saul, Six Feet Under, Orange is the New Black, Anne with an E, Stranger Things,
Thirteen Reasons Why, Handmaid’s Tale, Frankie and Grace, Westworld, How to Get
Away With Murder…
Movies: Fido, Lost Boys, Underworld,
Grumpy Old Men, Brigadoon, Guardians of the Galaxy I and II and so many more…
Music: Florence and the Machine,
Sia, Black Keys, Peter Murphy, Thirteen Reasons Why Soundtrack, Adele. I
primarily listen to alternative music.
 
Kissed by the moon…

Diana Robichard runs Moon Called, an antique shop specializing in cursed objects. A new antiquity falls into her possession and promptly disappears, her tidy world is upended. When faced with a threat to those she loves the most, witchcraft alone may not be enough to save them from the demon fire unleashed across the city. Blood vows and shadowy magic may hold the key, but the ultimate power might just be in the darkest recesses of her heart.

 

A wolf unleashed…

 

Alpha wolf Aristide Benoit is a wolf on a mission. When multiple pack members and finally his daughter go missing, he is ready to do whatever is necessary to find them. A pending war with the vampires looms in the distance but a blacker danger lies closer to home. Will the sexy witch destined to be his fated mate be his downfall or his salvation?
A triumvirate of blood and fire…

 

Vampire Regent, Rand Sinclair, has a problem. Awakened from sleep to find his Coven decimated and the current Regent suspect, he finds his vault is missing an amulet never meant to see the light of day. The treaty with the wolves in tatters, he must act quickly before the woman who haunted his dreams is swept into an ancient curse that will destroy them all. Can he make room in his heart and embrace a forbidden love that can set them all free or let the rage inside of him overtake them all?

 

 

 

 

#PNR Burning Midnight by @ErzabetBishop ‏New Release: #CimmerianShade #boxset #99cents 2017-09-20T11:04:48+00:00