One Percent by KC Luck

At I Heart Lesfic, we believe the world could use a bit more kindness after one of the hardest and longest of years. Many authors have signed up to help IHL spread kindness in the world.

Today, the wonderful KC Luck is here to share a story. Also, KC is giving away 1 ecopy of Darkness Falls. Below the guest post, you’ll find more details about the giveaway.

Take it away, KC.

One Percent

When I was a student at a small college back in the nineties, I worked for the school’s mailroom/motor pool. My jobs were simple—deliver the mail to the academic departments around campus and keep the cars clean. The pay wasn’t much but there weren’t many other places to work in the small town and I was happy to have the job. My boss, Doris, was a great person. Truly one of the kindest people I have ever known. Every Friday, she brought in baked goods and lunch for the four students who worked there. I looked forward to it all week, not only because she was a great cook, but it really helped my budget that it was free. At Christmas, she had cookies and treats for us every day and the day before the holiday break, she brought us all gifts.

One day, after another free Friday lunch, I asked her why she did so much for everyone. Her answer was simple—always give back one percent. At the time, I honestly didn’t get what she meant, but the saying stuck with me. Always give back one percent.

I graduated, moved away, and started to build a career. Eventually, I had a team of interns who reported to me. I thought nothing of buying them coffee or stopping to grab bagels for us to enjoy on Fridays. Being generous simply felt right, but it wasn’t until one of them asked me why I did so much for everyone that it clicked. I had learned from Doris, my boss at the college and my answer to the intern was the same—always give back one percent. I have no idea if the young man understood the meaning any more than I had at the time I first heard it, but hopefully, he did eventually. For me, though, from that day on, I embraced the philosophy even more.

Over the years “always give back one percent” has become how I live my life. I’ve passed the message on to dozens of people and have even witnessed it turned into action. It’s how I show my gratitude and respect to the ones who gave before me. Now, through Project Kindness, I have a chance to share it even further.

Be kind, be grateful, and always give back one percent.





by KC Luck

Available in Kindle Unlimited

If the lights go out forever, can love survive?

When four women from different walks of life are brought together by fate to witness the end of the world as they know it, each must find a way to survive against the odds as well as learn to rely on each other.

Jackie Scott wields incredible influence as a magazine executive in Seattle. As she plans a smashing party for her fortieth birthday, everything is precisely as she wants it. But when a solar storm lights up the night sky in a dazzling display, it not only ruins the party but destroys power around the planet and Jackie must turn for help from the one woman she has tried so hard not to want… Taylor.

Taylor Barnes is an Army veteran new to Seattle and wants nothing more than to find some peace and quiet working as a rent-a-cop in a corporate high-rise. When she is asked to attend the birthday party of the building’s powerful and sexy CEO, she can hardly say no. Little did she realize every skill she ever learned would be put to the test to save the woman she can’t seem to stop thinking about… Jackie.

Anna Patten is a nurse practitioner who has returned one last time to the town she ran away from to pack up the house where she grew up. Trying to avoid any drama, she cannot get away fast enough, or so she tells herself while her heart wonders about her high school crush. When fate lands them together in Seattle at a birthday party, suddenly Anna must lean on the woman she once left behind… Lexi.

Lexi Scott has built a simple life of writing novels and remodeling her farmhouse, but when she runs into a long-lost friend, her world is turned upside down. It’s not until she attends her sister Jackie’s birthday party that she is forced to not only face the apocalypse but now she must decide if she is willing to risk her heart again to save the only woman she ever loved… Anna.

The end of the world is only the beginning.

If you like a story with romance and adventure, mixed with conflict and heroism, then you will love KC Luck’s page-turning new book.

  • 1 winner

Darkness Falls Giveaway



PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: Darkness Falls giveaway begins on June 10 2021 and ends on June 30 2021.

The sponsor of this Giveaway is I Heart Lesfic. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Giveaway. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Giveaway. Sponsor may be reached by email at during the Promotion Period.

ELIGIBILITY: Open internationally. 

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WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Giveaway will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. 

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SPONSOR: I Heart Lesfic



Bestselling author KC Luck writes women loving women action-adventure, contemporary romance, and fiction. Writing is her passion, and nothing energizes her more than creating new characters facing trials and tribulations in a complex plot. Whether it is apocalypse, contemporary, or a little naughty, with every story, KC tries to add her own unique twist. She has written nine books (which include The Darkness Trilogy and The Lesbian Billionaires Club series) and multiple short stories across many genres. KC is active in the LGBT community and is a member of the GCLS Board of Directors.



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About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast ( with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (, a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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