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

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”