Beckoned, Travel

(My) 12 Rules of Travel

I heard a fun podcast the other day about a person's "12 Rules for Living." I didn't want to attempt a list that wide ranging, so instead I offer my 12 Rules of Travel. Wishing you love and romance, Aviva Read a Book: It can be fiction or non-fiction--or my favorite, one of each--about the… Continue reading (My) 12 Rules of Travel

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Beckoned, Music

BECKONED Soundtrack Playlists

You know how sometimes you do something and it is SO MUCH EASIER than you expect, that you wonder, "Why didn't I do this sooner?" Well, that's how I feel about the YouTube playlists I created based on the "soundtracks" I have at the back of my books. The music really adds a lot to… Continue reading BECKONED Soundtrack Playlists

Beckoned, Books

Romance Novel Giveaway

☆¸.•*¨*★☆ Spring into Romance Hop & Giveaway ☆★*¨*•.¸☆ An incredible group of authors have come together to celebrate spring. Enter our big giveaway on Laid-back Book Promotions then hop along each page and enter each giveaway. •.☆.• #Giveaway for Aviva Vaughn •.☆.• Enter to win all four BECKONED e-books ***BECKONED, Part 1: From London with… Continue reading Romance Novel Giveaway

Beckoned, Books, Sexuality

Be Careful What You Wish For: the fantasy of “alpha males”

So-called "Alpha" male characters are all the rage. However, as icon after icon falls in the wake of #MeToo, maybe we should ask ourselves if that's a good thing. I had a reader tell me that they were annoyed by my novels'--BECKONED--polite, Danish hero Soren Lund because he wasn’t “Alpha” enough. I waved the comment… Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For: the fantasy of “alpha males”