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    Wednesday, 31 May 2017

    THIS IS THE END, BABY by K. Webster 🌟Blog Tour🌟

    This is the End, Baby

    War & Peace #7
    by K. Webster
    Publication Date: May 23, 2017
    Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Dark Romance



    ***This is the seventh and final book in the series. First six books must be read in order to fully understand this story line. THIS STORY IS A NOVELLA AND SHORTER THAN THE REST.***

    They say the king is the most powerful piece on the board.
    However, they haven’t met me.
    This queen knows all the rules. She plays the game better than him.
    In my game, the queen can knock the king right off the board.

    Game over.
    The END.

    But, I love him.
    The darkness threatens to make me lose sight of my strategy from time to time, but in the END, love always prevails.

    THE BABY CLAUSE 2.0 by Melanie Moreland is LIVE!


      Title: The Baby Clause 2.0
    Series: The Contract
    By: Melanie Moreland
    Publication Date: May 31, 2017
    Genre: Romantic Comedy
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    Richard VanRyan can add another line to his resume—Daddy.
    How does he handle the new addition to his life?

    The Baby Clause is a short continuation of Richard and Katy’s story, containing humorous glimpses into his life as a father, and how his world has changed. 

    A must read for all fans of The Contract! 

    A portion of all sales go to charity. 

    Includes bonus material

    REDEMPTION by Stephie Walls 💕Cover Reveal💕



    Cover Design: Wicked by Design
    Release Date: June 21, 2017

    Synopsis


    Desperate for the ultimate forgiveness, Melissa Jackson offers herself up in the most selfless way. But, by atoning for her past, she could lose her future as she tries to keep her secret from unraveling at the feet of the man she adores.

    Daniel Hadley becomes enamored with the wrong woman at the right time. Forever the playboy, Dan falls for the redhead with a jaded past, but all he can see is the gift she so freely gives. Her soft spirit and noble gesture have him head over heels, even though it could be his undoing.

    Hoping to right her wrongs, Lissa embarks on what will prove to be one of the most difficult challenges of her life. Clueless to the turmoil she hides, Dan plans for a future that might never be. Together, they set off on a journey to discover their path and fulfill their destiny. 

    THE DEBT by Molly O'Keefe 💎Excerpt Reveal💎

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    The Debt by Molly O'Keefe is NOW LIVE and TOTALLY FREE!
    Grab the prologue to The Debt Duet now & keep reading for an excerpt!

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    LOVE AND SECOND CHANCES ARE NEVER FREE

    For the five kids who live at St. Jude’s Home for Court Placed Juveniles, life is a nightmare.

    Carissa, the youngest, has been there the longest. And barely speaks.

    Rosa is sixteen and pregnant.

    Simon keeps his head down and studies, hoping to get back the life he lost.

    BORN TO BE BOUND by Addison Cain 💕Re-release Blitz & Cover Reveal💕

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    Born to be Bound by Addison has a HOT NEW COVER!!
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    Surrender is not survival.

    Claire is desperate. Her once thriving city lies in ruins. The strongest of the three human dynamics, Alphas, have grown feral. Common Betas circle like vultures. The lowest in the hierarchy, rare and weak Omegas like Claire, are being destroyed. Sheltering amidst a dwindling enclave of frightened Omega women, Claire cannot provide enough to feed them all; her friends are starving.
    All due to one escaped convict’s violent rise to power.
    Shepherd is every bit as ruthless as his reputation suggests. Despite taking every possible precaution, Claire is captured and her worst nightmare realized. Shepherd, discovering a rare Omega in his midst, claims her like a prize, forcing a pair-bond that ties her to him forever.

    INKED EXPRESSIONS by Carrie Ann Ryan 💎Chapter Reveal💎


    Carrie Ann Ryan's INKED EXPRESSIONS releases June 6th - but we have plenty of exciting to content to tide you over until then! You can read the first chapter of INKED EXPRESSIONS below, see the book trailer, and find out who your Montgomery Ink hero is - and which Montgomery Ink heroine you're most like!


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    About INKED EXPRESSIONS

    The Montgomery Ink Series from NYT Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan continues with the brother who keeps his secret and the one woman he shouldn’t want.
    Everly Law married the love of her life and on the eve of giving birth to their twins, lost him in a tragic accident. Now she’s a single mother working overtime at her bookstore trying to make sure her boys have the life they deserve. Her life is busy enough without her adding dating a Montgomery. As past secrets come to light, she’ll need Storm more than ever—even if she doesn’t realize it.
    Storm Montgomery has spent his life atoning for sins that only few know he’s committed. When he lost his best friend, he promised his widow that he’d always be there for her—even when she wanted nothing to do with him. But when a single touch ignites passions they’ve both buried deep inside, he’ll have to remember exactly who is in his arms and that taking chances might be far more dangerous than they bargained for.

    BEAUTIFUL MISTAKE by Vi Keeland 💕Cover Reveal💕

    The #1 New York Times Bestselling author Vi Keeland is back with a brand new standalone, Beautiful Mistake releasing on July 17th and we have the amazing cover for you today!



    Model: Lucas Barbosa Gil

    Photographer: Chuando & Frey

    Cover designer: Sommer Stein, Perfect Pear Creative

     

    The first time I met Caine West was in a bar.

    He noticed me looking his way and mistakenly read my scowling as checking him out.

    When he attempted to talk to me, I set him straight—telling him what I thought of his lying, cheating, egomaniacal ass.

    You see, the gorgeous jerk had wined and dined my best friend--smooth talking her into his bed, all along failing to mention that he was married.

    He deserved every bit of my tongue-lashing and more for what he'd done.

    Especially when that lazy smile graced his perfect face in response to my rant.

    Only it turned out, the man I'd just told off wasn't the right guy.

    CRESCENDO by Lana Sky is LIVE!

    Crescendo

    A Beautiful Monsters Novel
    by Lana Sky
    Publication Date: May 13, 2017
    Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance


    Purchase: Amazon | Kobo | iBooks |Scribd

    You don’t become the fiancé of one of the most powerful crime lords in the city without understanding exactly how gritty and depraved the world truly is… and how to thrive in the inferno.

    After five years spent under his controlling thumb, Daniela knows her position with a man like Vincent Stacatto is precarious, but as long as she plays by the rules of his “game”, she’s safe…

    Until she’s taken by the devil.

    Kidnapped by a rival boss, Daniela becomes a pawn between two powerful forces, and just another casualty in a bloody game of chess. But to get to the top, and stay at the top, you have to fight dirty and hold nothing back, because the most dangerous piece on the board isn’t the King.

    Review: This is the End, Baby

    This is the End, Baby This is the End, Baby by K. Webster
    My rating: 5 of 5 stars

    I'm going to keep this brief because this story was short and I refuse to spoil this brilliant conclusion for the rest of you.

    Albert Einstein stated that the definition of insanity is "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." This is a quote I repeat often in my life to myself and those I love. It's the quote that rang true through my mind the entire time I read this book.

    Darkness. Holy crap, this book was short and yet it was packed full of darkness. So much happened and I can't wait for you to read all about it. I'm still finding it hard to let go of these characters. Who knew that when K. Webster introduced the first book of this series that not only would the villains redeem themselves, but that we would grow to love them? Don't even play yourself right now. I know I'm not the only one.

    I took away one quote from this book because not only was it beautiful, but it spoke to me and set my heart at ease:

    "The love is all inside. It's locked up but it seeps out through my cracks. This love belongs to him and our babies. One drip at a time might be all they get, but it's theirs. And there is so much more where that love came from. I just don't know how to make the holes bigger."

    Now I'm gonna patiently wait for the spin-off.

    Release Date: May 23, 2017
    Genre: Dark Romance
    POV: Dual - 1st person
    Steam: 4.5 out of 5
    Book Type: Epilogue - Book 6.5 of the War & Peace series


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    Tuesday, 30 May 2017

    FOUND UNDERNEATH by KL Kreig is LIVE!

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    FOUND UNDERNEATH by KL Kreig is LIVE!

    "KL Kreig nailed it! The perfect heart-stopping ending to a fantastic duet, Found Underneath is everything you hope it will be and so much more!" ~ KL Grayson, USA Today Bestselling Author

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    It began as a ruse.

    Take a girlfriend. Divert the press from the fucked up mess that’s my family until my father is re-elected. Stage a public breakup. Move on.

    Only that brilliant plan went straight south the moment I set eyes on Willow Blackwell.

    I found her.

    My center. My future. A soulmate with the will of a mule and the mouth of a harpy.

    I now want things I never wanted before. Permanent kinds of things.

    Only Fate—and her ex—have other plans for us.

    In some sort of cosmic impossibility, our lives unknowingly intersected years before when tragedy befell both our families. Once the devastating truth is finally revealed, the future I’d found in her will come crashing down around us and for the first time in my life I’m completely helpless.

    I may very well lose the only woman I've ever loved to a past neither of us saw coming.

    BLOOD & BONE by C.C. Wood is LIVE!

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    Title: Blood & Bone (Blood & Bone, #1)
    Genre: Paranormal Romance
    Release Date: May 30, 2017
    Release Day Event: http://bit.ly/2qwb7pC
    Chloe MacArthur has finally found her mate but he's the one wolf she can't have.

    To save her heart from further pain, she leaves the pack that she's come to consider her family. Unfortunately, unfinished business leads her back to her childhood home and straight into a deadly game with shifters that will do anything to prevent her from learning the truth.

    Ian Lachlan is in mourning. Nearly two years ago, he lost his mate but, thanks to Chloe, he's finally living again. When he wanted to give up and die, she saved him.

    Now, Chloe is the one who needs help and Lachlan plans to return the favor. Intent on protecting her from her enemies, he follows Chloe and soon discovers that he wants far more from her than friendship. He wants everything she has to give.

    ONLY WITH ME by Kelly Elliott is LIVE!


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    Life was great.

    I loved my bachelor life and working my dream job with the Colorado Springs SWAT team.

    That all changed the day I stepped into her bakery. Her smile swept me off my feet, and her panna cotta was heaven.

    Cue my very traditional Greek family.

    Then all hell broke loose.

    The woman I was falling in love with was Italian, and my mother was hell-bent on proving to the world she was the better cook.

    If my meddling family wasn’t bad enough, for the last six years Gabi had been on the run from a past she tried desperately to escape from.

    Between a beautiful woman on the run, and a crazy family constantly in my business, would I be able to show her I’m the only one who can keep her safe … or will her past steal her away from me?

    DESTINED by Regan Ure 🌟Blog Tour🌟


     Title: Destined
    Series: Forever #3
    By: Regan Ure
    Publication Date: May 25, 2017
    Genre: YA Fantasy Paranormal
    Cover Designer: Mayhem Cover Creations

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    Crystal Adams had a teenage crush on Kyle Jensen. It turned to love the day she realized he was her mate. But before she could tell him, she discovered something that would change everything.

    She is hiding a secret that will endanger him. To protect him, she made the hard decision to leave his pack. But destiny doesn't give up that easily and events force her to face him again.

    This time, leaving is harder. This time, he knows she is his mate.

    He'll move heaven and earth to find her. And destiny is on his side.

    LIGHTSTRUCK by Liz Crowe is LIVE!


    Brewer Ross has given up on love…until he meets a woman who turns his life—and brewery—upside down.


    LIGHTSTRUCK
    The Brewing Passion Series #2
    Liz Crowe
    Releasing May 30, 2017
    Totally Bound



    Brewer Ross has given up on love…until he meets a woman who turns his life—and brewery—upside down.

    Ross Hoffman held the potential for a perfect life in his hands—a life with Evelyn, the only woman he’d ever allowed himself to love, their baby and…her husband, Austin Fitzgerald, who also happened to be his best friend. But the challenge of trying to make a threesome into something acceptable—let alone the thought of actually sharing Evelyn with anyone—forces him to bolt. Determined to put all thoughts of their relationship behind him, Ross jumps headfirst into a new brewery job in Colorado, and back into the sort of sexual decadence that he hopes will distract him from his misery.

    TORRID by Nikki Sloane 💎TEASER💎


    Go Bad....AGAIN.
    Torrid by Nikki Sloane is #ComingSoon on June 15th!
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    Blurb:

    Vasilije Markovic is the prince of the Serbian mafia and one of the most powerful men in Chicago. His smile may be razor sharp, but he’s crueler than the devil.

    I’m playing a dangerous game and betting my life I’m going to win. I pretend to be his pawn. I do as he says and move where he tells me, letting him think he’s in control as I position myself for revenge.

    Every turn brings us closer. His grin doesn’t seem as evil when we’re alone. Behind closed doors, I welcome his unrelenting and vicious personality. He’s confessed all his secrets, but I’m holding one back and it’s a game changer.

    If I survive the board, this pawn turns into a queen. I become the most powerful player and send all the other pieces running. To get what I want, I must make sacrifices, but am I willing to draw the line at him?

    BEAR WITH ME by Jennifer Blackstream 🌟Blog Tour🌟


      Title: Bear With Me
    Series: The Blood Realm Series #4
    By: Jennifer Blackstream
    Publication Date: April 4, 2017
    Publisher: Skeleton Key Publishing
    Genre: Paranormal Romance
    Cover Designer: YOCLA Designs

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    A PRINCE TRAPPED IN THE BODY OF A BEAR

    Torben is a bear shifter struggling to pass a test laid on him by his power-hungry stepmother. Bound into his beast form during the day, able to be human only at night when the darkness hides him, he must find a wife. She can know him only as a bear and a bodiless voice in the night. For one year, she must let him keep his secrets, trust him as a wife should trust her husband. But what woman will climb into bed with a bear and trust it is a man waiting for her?

    A BARD LOOKING FOR HER VOICE

    After witnessing her mother's murder left her blind, Leta had to put away her sword and her dreams of becoming a bard. Now she is resigned to a calm life where the best she can hope for is a good marriage that will take the burden of her care from her father's shoulders. When her father claims the gods have sent a man to be not just her husband, but perhaps her savior, Leta has to take a leap of faith...and hope she falls in love.

    TRASHY FOREPLAY by Gemma James 💎TEASER💎


    Scandalous. Shameful. Trashy. June 22nd!
    Are you ready for Trashy Foreplay by Gemma James?!

    Preorder on:
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    Add to your TBR: http://bit.ly/2nHZHNf

    Blurb:

    Never flirt with temptation.
    Never lust after what I can’t have.
    And never, under any circumstances, screw a married man again.

    By the time this story is told, I’ll have failed at all three…

    ALLY'S SECRET by Christina Leigh Pritchard 🌺Pre-order Blitz🌺


     Title: Ally's Secret
    Series: C I N Series #3
    By: Christina Leigh Pritchard
    Publication Date: June 10, 2017
    Genre: PNR Suspense
    Cover Designer: vikncharlie

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    Ally won’t tell Alex what she did. She won't reveal her secrets to anyone, not even Lisa.

    And, Lisa can't keep track of all the lies she's been told. With new guy, Jake, in town, she sees her chance at the truth. With his help, she finds someone who does know what Ally did.

    Through the eyes of Crystal, watch as Ally's demise unfolds. Learn the story behind the fire, Ally’s obsession with her own ‘death’, who Rat really is, and
    to Crystal's dismay, relive the tragedy.

    Can Lisa heal after she finally knows what really happened? Will she be able to forgive Alex? Ally? Sometimes, the truth kills...

    Whose heart will be left unbroken?

    MUSINGS: AN ANTHOLOGY 💕Cover Reveal💕

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    Title: Musings: An Argyle Empire Anthology
    Authors: Becca Vry, Kris Babe, Shari Ivey, Tara Severance, Susan K Swords, Jennifer Locklear, Morgan Locklear
    Genre: Comedy. Romance. Suspense. Fantasy. Drama. Prose.
    Release Date: June 20
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    Synopsis
    Seven friends inspired to raise awareness and funds for homeless youth in crisis. 

     Seven authors with a love for storytelling. 

    Nine original stories with themes every reader will love. 

     Comedy. Romance. Suspense. Fantasy. Drama. Prose. 

     Individual reflections combined into an eclectic collection. 

     All proceeds to benefit the Philadelphia chapter of Covenant House, in loving memory of Terry Aisenstein. 

     Foreword by Sylvain Reynard. 

     Musings Included: 
    Kris Babe: Walking After Midnight 
    Shari Ivey: Stranger in a Stranger Land 
    Jennifer Locklear: Aurora 
    Morgan Locklear: House Rules 
    Tara Severance: Slash Pine 
    Susan K. Swords: Better Than Yes 
    Susan K. Swords: Everyone Deserves an HEA 
    Becca Vry: Hopescapes 
    Morgan Locklear & Susan K. Swords: STUD

    Monday, 29 May 2017

    Review: Found Underneath

    Found Underneath Found Underneath by K.L. Kreig
    My rating: 5 of 5 stars

    4.5 "Hold My Hand" Stars!!

    The conclusion to the Finding Me duet was absolutely stunning! And no, I'm not biased by my love of all things KL Kreig, although there seems to be no limit to her literary magic. This story and its predecessor had all of the makings for an epic duet. As is typical with this author, the writing was beautiful, fluid, eloquent, poignant and evocative. The plot and its characters were not only moving, but realistic. I also have trouble voicing and trusting my feelings and often get stuck in my own head so I found it quite easy to relate to Willow's character. These are just some of the reasons that earned this book its 5 stars. Read it for yourself to find the other reasons why.

    "Everything before her is blank, empty. Everything after her is life."

    Once again I was immediately captivated by the connection shared between Shaw and Willow. Their resistance to commitment was all but obliterated in the face of their deep and abiding love for one another. However, old habits die hard. Not only do they have to find a way to open up and truly make themselves vulnerable to each other, but past hurts suddenly become present torment, rocking the very foundation of the shaky relationship that Shaw and Willow are building.

    "You are different because I'm in love with every last piece of you. The scared, the scarred, and the sacred."

    The road to hell is paved with good intentions. What will the path to forgiveness even look like, if it even exists? Will these two beloved characters be holding onto each other in the coming storm? READ THE BOOK!! See for yourself how each character has grown and how their feelings have only further blossomed and witness their hard-fought journey to a possible happy ending.

    I'll repeat my warning from Lost in Between: this story is not only heartwarming and profound, it is a freaking scorcher. No two ways about it, Shaw will melt your heart and your panties. KL Kreig is a master at writing truly beautiful erotic scenes between her lovers. This tale was sweetly romantic with a heavy contemporary feel and it was easy to fall in love with it and its characters. Although it was hard to say goodbye (you better believe I savored this read right to the end), I'm more than satisfied with where the author left things.

    I highlighted pretty much the entire book but obviously can't include it in my review. However, I'd love to leave you with this final quote:
    "There's no one here but you." I grab her hand and place her palm flat, right over my heart. It's racing. Beating for her. "No one else has ever been in here before. No one will be again." I didn't understand that crushing loneliness took up that space, but it's noticeably absent now, replaced with the only woman I'm convinced can breathe the very life into me."

    That's just one example, out of many, that showcase how utterly swoon-worthy Shaw was!

    Release Date: May 30, 2017
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    POV: Dual - 1st person
    Steam: 4.5 out of 5
    Book Type: Book 2 of the Finding Me duet


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    SAVAGE RECKONING by T.L. Smith is LIVE!

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    Title: Savage Reckoning
    Series: The Savage Love Duet Book #2
    Author: TL Smith
    Release Date: May 29
    Genre: Romantic Suspense
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    Synopsis
    She was everything, yet she was nothing.

    She was there, then she wasn’t.

    I didn’t expect her, never wanted her.

    But there she was, everywhere yet nowhere.

    She drew me in with her looks. Locked me with her first words, then stole me with her lust.

    She was everything I didn’t know I was searching for, yet nothing I needed.

    She was a conundrum, difficult and confusing.

    One who was impossible of staying away from.