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Goddess Fish Promotions has organized a Virtual Book Tour for The Scorpion's Empress by Yoshiyuki Ly, a F/F Erotic Romance available now...

Goddess Fish Promotions has organized a Virtual Book Tour for The Scorpion's Empress by Yoshiyuki Ly, a F/F Erotic Romance available now from Solstice Publishing.

The Scorpion’s Empress
by Yoshiyuki Ly


GENRE: Erotic Romance



After years of serving a corrupt government, Ser Videl, an idealistic paladin, learns that her younger sister is tangled in a dark scheme against Raj Mangala, the compassionate yet troubled Empress of the city's oppressed lowtown; the two women meet and are deeply drawn to one another, finding a shared sanctuary in their violently-divided city. The Scorpion's Empress is intimately written through the eyes of both twenty-seven year old women.

Videl's loving devotion is just what Raj craves, but Raj is wary of letting her guard down while protecting her throne. Determined to prove her worth, Videl chases after Raj and works to unravel the mystery of the plots against the Empress. Raj wants Videl to serve her emotional and sexual needs, and the two explore a meaningful relationship of dominance and submission that delves fully into their deepest wants. When the conspiracy against Raj comes to a head, Videl's loyalties are tested when she is forced to choose between her past and her Empress.



I stood up and slowly walked to one of the torches along the wall. That fire festival where we'd had our first time together… I took the torch and went back to her. Videl stared at me—expectant, anxious. I moved the fire closer to her face. She steeled her eyes and waited. She didn't protest. She didn't shirk away from me.

“Ain't you scared?” I wondered. Videl shook her head. “It's fire for fuck's sake! Any normal person would've told me to cut it out by now.”

“You wouldn't burn me with it. I know you like my face too much to do that.”

I laughed and said, “Oh, so it's all logic with you? Your imagination must be full of rocks.”

“This might have played out differently if I were in subspace,” she pointed out. “But, right now, I'm not bothered by it. I can reason myself out of most situations. It's hard to suspend my disbelief. I trust you to be logical, too. If you burned me, you wouldn't get to show me off to Nyte later on.”

“Show you off, huh?” I asked, putting the torch back. “You think that's what I wanna do?”

“I have a feeling you'll want to when the time comes.”

“We'll see about that. For now I wanna see more about suspendin' your disbelief.”

Videl was about to ask me what I meant—until I picked her up and threw her down onto the polished wood of the table. I straddled her, watching her pulse pick up along her neck. She bit down on her lip to keep from making a sound.



Any weird things you do when you’re alone?
I’ll stare at a wall and use that as a space to let a future scene play out. I lose track of everything else around me.

What is your favorite quote and why?
Write what you know.”
It’s worked well for me so far.

Who is your favorite author and why?
Pixelnyx is a master of writing an individual’s true-to-life experience.

What, in your opinion, are the most important elements of good writing?
Immersing the reader with language.

Where did you get the idea for this book?
This year’s American presidential elections.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Yoshiyuki Ly was born in San Diego, CA. She lived there until moving away to college. In high school, she began writing fanfiction as a serious hobby. Her pen name is representative of her multiracial heritage and a unique, diverse outlook that is reflective in her work. While pursuing an undergraduate degree in philosophy, she spent her free time reading the works of Virginia Woolf, Soren Kierkegaard and Simone de Beauvoir. She then spent the next years honing her craft to become a published author.

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  1. Congrats on the blog tour and thanksfor the chance to win :)

  2. Wow! What a risque cover! Ever wonder what your family/friends think when they read your books? I write the same sort of stuff and the thought of my brothers-in-law reading them have me red from head to toe!

    1. From the author (who's having trouble commenting): "I got my start circulating my work for my friends to read. My family is another story! I don't know if they've read my work or not. If they have, we don't talk about it. It's better that way."

  3. The author is having trouble commenting, but has asked me to say "Thank you for hosting!"

    1. It was my pleasure. Best of luck with The Scorpion's Empress! What can we expect from you in the future?

  4. Thank you for sharing the interview and excerpt with us! :)

  5. I really enjoyed reading the entire post, thank you!

  6. Interesting interview and excerpt!



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