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Michele Bachmann inspires a sexy romance novel [INCREDIBLE COVER IMAGE]

Michele Bachmann inspires a sexy romance novel [INCREDIBLE COVER IMAGE]

Michele Bachmann has inspired us to desk-slam our heads more times than we can recall. But she's inspired others in more positive ways.

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For instance, she's moved author Trey Sager to write Fires of Siberia, "an old-fashioned bodice ripper romance" that's "inspired by the life of Tea Party leader and Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann."

A press release provides a synopsis of the book, which will be available online June 1:

NEW YORK -- Badlands Unlimited is pleased to announce the publication of Fires of Siberia by Tréy Sager. Inspired by the life of Tea Party leader and Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann , Fires of Siberia is an old-fashioned bodice ripper romance that brings the heat for the 2013 summer beach reading season. Presidential candidate Danielle Powers, full of firebrand pluck and red state sex appeal, has the country in a tizzy. But on an international tour to beef up her foreign policy experience, disaster ensues -- her plane explodes over Siberia. Miraculously, Danielle survives, along with one other passenger -- a mysterious stranger named Steadman Bass. Trapped in a wilderness of snow and ice, the two begin a journey that pushes Danielle to the brink. There she must confront her deepest self and choose between civilization and a wild, primitive ecstasy. All the while, Steadman harbors a terrible secret that threatens to destroy them both.

Fires of Siberia will be available on Apple iBooks (for the iPad, iPhone, and iTouch) and Amazon (for all kindles) for $2.99. For more information on Fires of Siberia , please email us at press @badlandsunlimited.com or call 718-788-6668.

Think Marcus is going to be jealous of this Steadman character?

Badlands Unlimited publishes e-books, paper books, and artist works in digital and print forms. The company's website explains why it publishes titles like Fires of Siberia in digital-only formats:

Why e-books? Why not just publish paper books like normal people?

Because you can't publish a .GIF on paper. Also because reading an e-book on e-readers like the iPad or Kindle means you only have to use one hand to read, freeing your other hand to do whatever you please.

Look, we're as excited to read the Bachmann-inspired Fires of Siberia as anyone, but we can assure you both hands will stay squarely on whatever digital device we're using to read it throughout. (Unless, of course, we're using one of them to belly-slap in laughter.)

h/t: The Atlantic

-- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at arupar@citypages.com.


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