I’ve decided to start a little early, before I run off to Orlando for a week for RT.

Today’s book is:

Mandy Roth and Michelle Pillow’s Red Light Specialist!

Three sexy secret agents. Three even sexier missions…

Bianca, Sonja and Trinity were given a choice—become RLS-69 special agents or continue to serve out their prison sentences at the Restigatio Woman’s Correctional Facility. Trained to complete their mission by any means necessary, these women aren’t afraid to pull out all the stops. With their freedom on the line, they’ll do whatever it takes to get the job done. From combat to seduction, their targets won’t know what hit them until it’s too late. There’s only one problem…their handsome targets have a few secret weapons of their own.

You can check out Mandy Roth’s awesome website for the backstory, maps and other fun stuff about Red Light Specialists!

Today’s Question: What’s your favorite summertime treat?

I’ll choose a winner at random from the comments by tomorrow, April 16th at noon pacific!



  1. Crystal B.
    April 15th, 2009 at 6:33 am · Link

    Watermelon is my favorite summertime treat.

  2. Diane M.
    April 15th, 2009 at 6:37 am · Link

    Cantaloupe and honeydew melons.

  3. Amy M
    April 15th, 2009 at 7:11 am · Link

    Blue Bell Cookies and Cream Ice Cream…I know it is available year round but I only allow ice cream in the house during the summer!

  4. limecello
    April 15th, 2009 at 7:26 am · Link

    No need to enter me into this contest, but I’m so missing summer right now so I had to chime in. (The heat just kicked in again.)
    Strawberries! Barbecues!Bonfires! (Those are treat-y, right?)

    And wow – Amy is tough. I go for ice cream *year round.*

  5. Eshani
    April 15th, 2009 at 7:58 am · Link

    Fresh blackberry cobbler with vanilla ice cream..yum!

  6. Nancy
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:06 am · Link

    This books looks awesome!

    Nikita’s. Don’t know if you’re familiar with it. It comes from Madeira and it’s a Portuguese drink made of vanilla ice cream blended with beer and a secret ingredient they only use over there. No clue what it is.

    My mom has made it for us when we were little with either 7up or Sumol which is passion fruit pop and having tried it with beer I still perfer it with the pop.

    Gads is it ever good. Damn I’ve got a craving now! 😀

  7. booklover1335
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:07 am · Link

    My favorite is homemade ice cream with a homemade fudge sauce, and fresh strawberries picked from a local strawberry farm. Due to the amount of time it takes we only make this on summer holidays (2-3 times a year). So it is a special treat, made even better by getting together with the ones you love.

  8. Ali
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:16 am · Link

    I love watermelon, too… especially with some sweet chili powder 🙂

  9. Teresa W.
    April 15th, 2009 at 9:19 am · Link

    I love to eat watermelon in the summertime!

  10. Janet Stewart
    April 15th, 2009 at 9:39 am · Link

    Fresh squeezed lemonade

  11. Melissa
    April 15th, 2009 at 10:13 am · Link

    Canteloupe fresh from the garden. LOVE it ice cold and ripe…..yummy!!

  12. Cathy M
    April 15th, 2009 at 10:52 am · Link

    I’ve already read this story, so please don’t enter me in the giveaway. We bring out our homemade ice cream maker on Memorial day weekend and enjoy delicious home made ice cream throughout the summer.

  13. Sally
    April 15th, 2009 at 11:48 am · Link

    I love making a fresh fruit “salad” mix. With pineapple, strawberries, grapes, bananas… anything! It’s so refreshing!

  14. Lisa Ferris
    April 15th, 2009 at 12:02 pm · Link

    Today’s Question: What’s your favorite summertime treat?

    What my family always called Garden Dinner. Fresh from the garden veggies served outside with a variety of grilled meats and fishes. Served with a great wine or beverage, shared by friends, family. Dessert was chilled fruits over homemade ice cream or sherbets. Some of favorite Summertime memories take place during these meals. 😀

  15. Greta
    April 15th, 2009 at 12:52 pm · Link

    Strawberries, Angel Food & Cool Whip otherwise knowns as strawberry shortcake with ice cold lemonade.

  16. Lisa J
    April 15th, 2009 at 12:56 pm · Link

    Corn on the cob, fresh from the farmer’s field. I can stop on my way home from work and have corn picked the same day for dinner. Yummmmmm!

  17. Tanisha
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:02 pm · Link

    Gelatos! nothing but the cool mixture of Water Ice and Ice Cream on a hot, humid day

  18. Lisa F.
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:16 pm · Link

    Oh no question about it, I love peaches and cream pie. Got the recipe off of Kraft Foods and I love it.

  19. RobynL
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:34 pm · Link

    Watermelon with salt on top is my alltime favorite summertime treat. I love it, I do. Big juicy slices of watermelon.

  20. Misti C.
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:39 pm · Link

    I love watermelon. I have to agree with RobynL, salt on watermelon is even better!

  21. Susan
    April 15th, 2009 at 1:40 pm · Link

    veggies right out of the garden! 😀

  22. sara hurt
    April 15th, 2009 at 2:00 pm · Link

    snickers blizzards from Dairy Queen.

  23. Fedora
    April 15th, 2009 at 2:21 pm · Link

    Fresh fruit–definitely watermelon and all kinds of berries, peaches, plums, and whatever else I can get my hands on 🙂

  24. Kris
    April 15th, 2009 at 2:34 pm · Link

    Cold fresh lemonade and also ice cream (any flavor)

  25. Mandy M Roth
    April 15th, 2009 at 3:42 pm · Link

    Anything with ice, vodka and well ice. 🙂

    Good luck everyone! And big thanks to Lauren for letting me join in on the fun!

  26. laurendane
    April 15th, 2009 at 3:45 pm · Link

    I so totally agree with the veggies fresh from the garden and melons answers. I love honeydew, watermelon and casaba – ice cold.

    my favorite treat only around in summer though, is peach ice cream. I totally love peach ice cream and Tilamok makes their peach flavor for only two months a year.

  27. laurendane
    April 15th, 2009 at 3:46 pm · Link

    mandy – I love this book so it’s not hard to pimp it. and thank YOU for donating it!

  28. Jennifer Roland
    April 15th, 2009 at 4:20 pm · Link

    A nice cold beer.

  29. Rhonda Barnes
    April 15th, 2009 at 4:56 pm · Link

    It’s a tie between Dairy Queen ice cream and any kind of fresh fruit.

    Rhonda 😉

  30. Lorelei Kerns
    April 15th, 2009 at 5:02 pm · Link

    Drinking Gin Coolers at the family reunion the 1st Sunday in August. (sometimes those Gin Coolers are what get me thru the reunion!!) 😆

  31. Sheila Ellis
    April 15th, 2009 at 5:48 pm · Link

    I love ice cream and root beer floats, my grandfather made one for me when I was 12 and I’ve been hooked ever since

  32. Virginia Hendricks
    April 15th, 2009 at 5:53 pm · Link

    Ice cream. Nothing better when its hot outside then something cool and sweet.

  33. Lori T
    April 15th, 2009 at 6:16 pm · Link

    My favorite summer treat is watermelon and I agree with the need for salt to go on top. I am really ready for summer…right now, I am snuggled under a blanket waiting for the 5-10 inches of snow to fall that the weatherman is predicting.

    Great contest Lauren and I love Mandy’s work.

  34. Jamie
    April 15th, 2009 at 6:21 pm · Link

    Cold Watermelon and Cantaloupe!! Yummmm Thanks for the great contest.

  35. Lea
    April 15th, 2009 at 6:29 pm · Link

    Hi Lauren:

    I love Dairy Queen ice cream in the summer. A butterscotch sundae is my favorite.

    Best Regards

  36. Cheryl McInnis
    April 15th, 2009 at 6:44 pm · Link

    Marshmallows toasted over a campfire…..mmmm….so gooey and good, and so darn full of sugar that it’s a good thing I only get them in the summertime when I have to see myself in an bathing suit, lol!

  37. Collette
    April 15th, 2009 at 7:12 pm · Link

    Oh man, favorite summertime treat. There are so many, really. Homemade lemonade. Or maybe mojitos. Crap. Or limeade. Okay, I’m stopping.

  38. Tracy
    April 15th, 2009 at 7:22 pm · Link

    Fresh blueberry pie topped with vanilla ice cream made by my hubby with our own blueberries. There’s nothing better.

  39. jessi
    April 15th, 2009 at 7:44 pm · Link

    fresh berries picked from the vines over vanilla ice cream and homemade mango serbert

    jessi 😆

  40. Jane
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:02 pm · Link

    I love ice cold watermelon and honeydew.

  41. Caffey
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:16 pm · Link

    I love these Sugar Free Lifesavers Popsicles! They have a variety of flavors as you eat them! So no one flavor while eating one! I want one now!

    And too love the corn on the cob on the grill! Yum!

  42. RachieG
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:34 pm · Link

    The book looks fun and frisky! Have fun at RT!! 😀

    (rachie2004 AT

  43. Lyoness2009
    April 15th, 2009 at 8:35 pm · Link

    Wow! Look at that cover and the stories look awesome! Please count me in!

  44. blodeuedd
    April 15th, 2009 at 10:22 pm · Link

    ….ice cream all the way 😀
    There is not summer without real ice cream 😀

  45. Jennifer Dean
    April 15th, 2009 at 11:26 pm · Link

    What’s your favorite summertime treat? my favorite treat is my moms home-made ice cream and a good romance book,living in nc,during the summer its just so relaxing to indulge in the icecream and a good sexy book.

  46. Maija P.
    April 16th, 2009 at 1:16 am · Link

    I include my parent’s summer cottage to treats. So going over there to spend some lovely summer days with my man 🙂

  47. Pamk
    April 16th, 2009 at 6:45 am · Link

    ice cream or watermelon

  48. Sue-ellen
    April 16th, 2009 at 8:45 am · Link

    My favorite summer treat would be a strawberry pie I make myself. Have to hide it from the kids because they will eat the whole thing in one night.

  49. ElizabethN
    April 16th, 2009 at 10:13 am · Link

    thanks for posting this – I hadn’t seen this book by the raven writers yet. just added to my buy list the next time I get to EC.

    favorite summertime treat – watermelon!! (and tomatoes) I could live on watermelon alone easily all summer


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