Friday, June 28, 2013

Cowboys & Cocktails by Camryn Rhys

Cowboys & Cocktails                       

Let’s be honest. What goes better with hot men than hard liquor?

Nothing. That’s right.

So to kick off the Cowboys & Cocktails release party (link:, I’m going to share a little bit about this upcoming book, and then the cocktail that I think most represents the gorgeous, foodie at heart, dazzling magazine editor, Sylvie Proulx.

Sylvie Proulx is the food-obsessed blonde seductress hiding in the body of a skinny, well-manicured, celibate jogging New Yorker. Once a year, she sneaks off to Las Vegas to get away from her life as it is, and have a Madame-Eve-approved One Night Stand. She knows that she’ll have one magic night of food exploration and hot sex. But she’s always afraid that along will come a man who’ll show her that her old life isn’t enough.

So Sylvie’s signature cocktail for this weekend is: THE FORBIDDEN LOVER. A fruity, decadent cocktail with a fresh twist that looks sinful and tastes like a lover’s kiss.

Sylvie doesn’t know it yet, but her forbidden lover is right around the corner, and he will make her wonder if she should go back to New York, or follow her heart to Freewill. Let’s look at the mix for Sylvie’s cocktail:


 2 oz. gin

1 oz. blood orange juice

1 oz. Gran marnier

Dash of simple syrup, 2 strawberries

4 slices of cucumber

Muddle the strawberries with the cucumber in the simple syrup. Add liquids and shake. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with a spiral of cucumber and orange peel hearts. Twist on a classic.

Remember the rules of Cowboys & Cocktails… post your favorite cocktail recipe or a picture of you drinking Sylvie’s Forbidden Lover to be entered to win the grand prize. And come to my blog during release week (the last week of June) to find more opportunities to win.

I hope you enjoy Sylvie’s story, and her cocktail. Happy reading… and drinking! J

~Camryn Rhys

Romance So Good, You Can Taste It

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