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Sunday, July 21, 2013

Wandering the World in a T-shirt by Shelley Munro with a Giveaway!

When I was a kid, I used to collect stamps. My mother started me off with an old chocolate box full of stamps that she’d ripped off old envelopes and parcels. My mother never met a stamp she could bear to throw away and I’ve inherited the trait. Although I no longer actively collect stamps, I find myself tearing them off envelopes and chucking them into an old biscuit box. Since hubby and I don’t have children, I have no idea what I’ll do with them. Meantime, my collection keeps growing.

I’ve collected a few other things during my life—one that you’ve probably collected as well is books.
I have shelves of non-fiction books, mainly to do with history that I use for research. I also have a collection of my favorite romances, although these days these are more likely to be electronic than paper.

I enjoy cooking and have lots of recipe books and recipes ripped from magazines and ones I’ve discovered online. Evernote ( is the perfect app for snipping online recipes, if you haven’t discovered it yet.

Mr. Munro and I enjoy traveling, and over the years I’ve purchased lots of T-shirts at places we’ve visited. I have T-shirts from Zimbabwe, Alaska, China, Australia, Tonga, Florida Keys, Yellowstone, Nicaragua and Hawaii just to name a few. My favorite writing uniform is jeans and a T-shirt during winter and shorts and a T-shirt during the summer.

Today I thought I’d showcase a few of my favorites:
Swiss Cows from Switzerland.
Tourist Camels from Turkey
Greek Gods from Mykonos, Greece
Turtle and the Shark from American Samoa

CONTEST: Answer this question and complete the rafflecopter to go into a draw to win an Amazon Gift Certificate (2 x winners). Are you a collector and what do you collect?

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Here is my latest release: Biding His Thyme
Book 4 in the Fancy Free series.
Born in the Children of Nature cult, Sorrel “Bitter” Thyme is destined to spend the rest of her life there, but not if she has her way. She’s perfected the dream cream that enhances orgasmic pleasure in those who use it. Now she must approach Fancy Free management with her invention while making sure the cult leader doesn’t learn of her idea and steal Sorrel’s chance of escape.

Jake Ramsey, a Special Air Services soldier on sick leave, agrees to go undercover in the cult to help local police close a case against the leader. Sorrel is his inside contact, a woman who is constantly ridiculed by the other cult members.

The partnership works well and kisses meant to cement their cover take on new possibilities. Jake uncovers secrets, and their loving heats up, passion coalescing into more than friendship. Then Sorrel is tossed into danger. What began as a favor is now deadly serious—-a game Jake must win to keep Sorrel safe.

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Shelley Munro is tall and curvaceous with blue eyes and a smile that turns masculine heads everywhere she goes. She’s a university tutor and an explorer/treasure hunter during her vacations. Skilled with weapons and combat, she is currently in talks with a producer about a television series based on her world adventures.

Shelley is also a writer blessed with a VERY vivid imagination and lives with her very own hero in New Zealand. She writes mainly erotic romance in the contemporary, paranormal and historical genres for publishers Carina Press, Ellora’s Cave and Samhain Publishing. You can learn more about Shelley and her books at


  1. Thanks for having me to visit today!

  2. I actually have several collections of things. I have a huge collection of books. :) I also collect bookmarks, I have hundreds of them. And I have a small stamp collection I started back when I was 12.

    1. Books are addictive, aren't they. One can never have enough! I've seen your bookmark collection. You do have a lot :)

  3. Collections are fun. I have vintage Halloween postcards framed and hanging in my hallway.

    1. I really like the vintage post cards. They're very cool.