Friends Friday – Rachel Randalls Christmas present

Hallo, lovely readers of Victoria Blisse’s blog!

Thank you so much to for having me :)

There are only a few more days until the release of my latest story with Total E-Bound…and I can hardly wait for His Christmas Present to hit the virtual shelves on 20 December!

To relieve the excitement stoke the anticipation entertain myself you until then (any other authors notice that waiting for a release date is strangely similar to waiting for Santa to arrive?), I put together a music mix to go with the story.

Now, I love putting together music mixes, always have. Except, I don’t like to do it until after I’m done with a story. When I’m writing I tend to stick to mood music to create atmosphere, the more repetitive the better. I play the poor album I’ve chosen constantly, on repeat, for hours at a time. This tends to mean I associate certain phrases of music with certain lines in each story…and it also means that my partner gives me very long-suffering looks every time I turn up the volume.

But as soon as I’m finished, that’s when I start trawling around, looking for the songs I think represent the emotions and the action of the story to make my ultimate mix.

Making a Christmas mix for His Christmas Present was especially fun since I have my own favourite versions of the songs, but they didn’t necessarily match the tone of the story. Case in point was Little Drummer Boy. It was important to find the right cover (you’ll see why when you read the story), and I must have listened to twenty different Drummer Boys before I stumbled across that utterly perfect Joan Jett version. And then there’s the Wham! contribution. Confession: the catchy chintz of that song drives me mental. But my hero Tim drives a cab, and there’s nothing better to represent the typical Christmas music he’d hear on the radio all day long driving through London. Another hard part of making the mix? Finding the willpower not to include Christmas Time for my Penis by The Vandals no matter how tempting it was!

I hope you enjoy listening, and do let me know what your Christmas favourites are, whether they’re on the mix or on the soundtrack to your own holidays! Whatever your own celebrations this year, have a fabulous time with your friends and family.

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Music Mix: His Christmas Present by Rachel Randall

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His Christmas Present by Rachel Randall

You are cordially commanded to attend my Christmas revel…

When London cabbie Tim drives the gorgeous Diana to a costume party, he eagerly accepts her invitation to stay. He soon learns that this is no ordinary holiday bash. It’s an exclusive sex party, where saucy secret Santa favours are exchanged and even the Christmas tree’s hung—with condoms.

Diana has chosen Tim as the perfect gift for their charismatic host, Max. But before Max gets to unwrap his Christmas present, the other guests want to play naughty and nice with his new boy-toy. Tim’s in for a very sexy Christmas Eve. Welcome to the party.

Available from Total E-Bound on 20th December!

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