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    Friday, 30 June 2017

    COMING CONSUMED by Renee Harless ⁂ Excerpt Reveal ⁂

    Coming Consumed (Welcome to Carson, Book #3)
    Cover Design: Porcelain Paper Designs
    Genre: Standalone, Contemporary Romance
    Release Date: July 18, 2017

    Synopsis


    Sydney hates liars, despises them really, so what is she to do when the man her heart wants most turns out to be the biggest betrayer and deceiver of them all?

    Sydney never finds herself in trouble. She always listens to her parents, follows the rules, and does what is expected of her, but in one moment, that all changes. The day she meets a campus police officer and keeps their relationship a secret from her family, her life takes on a dark turn...

    Now scarred and tormented by nightmares, Sydney hides her fears from everyone as she moves back home and takes over her mother’s bakery.

    Just when she believes she has a handle on her life, a mysterious man waltzes into her shop and turns her world upside down. Behind the beard and silver eyes Sydney knows he’s hiding something, but is the attraction worth losing herself again?

    SEX SYMBOL by Laurelin Paige is LIVE!

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    Sex Symbol, a sexy, contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Laurelin Paige is now LIVE!


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    Sex Symbol by Laurelin Paige
    Genre: Contemporary Romance

    Publication Date: June 30th

    Cover Designer: Letitia Hasser, RBA Designs

    Photographer: Wander Aguiar

    Cover Model: Steven Dehler


    Synopsis


    Micah Preston is Hollywood’s #1 sex symbol.
    A rich and famous actor who has sworn off any serious relationships, the playboy is the media’s favorite bachelor.
    But he wasn’t anybody when Maddie Bauer met him seven years ago. Then he was just the hot guy at the party who gave her an amazing orgasm and never called her again.
    Now her job as a camera assistant has landed her on the set of his latest movie, and despite her vow to ignore his charm, she finds him pulling her focus.
    She just has to make it through the shoot without landing in his bed. But when the legendary bad boy sets his sights on her, how can she possibly resist?

    BATTLE SCARS by Emily Goodwin is LIVE!

    Title: Battle Scars
    Series: Love is Messy Duet Book #2
    Author: Emily Goodwin
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    Release Date: June 29
    They say time heals all wounds, but sometimes it does just the opposite. The pain festers, seeping deep into your heart. By the time you’ve realized what happened, it’s too late and you’re left with a scar that will never go away.
    I’ve spent the last year hiding my scars, running from the man who gave them to me. What I thought was love turned out to be a nightmare that won’t end, even though I forced myself awake. Love isn’t real. Love only leads to heartache.
    And then I met him, the epitome of tall, dark and handsome. Throw in some sexy confidence and a panty-melting grin, and you have the recipe for a broken heart. Only, my heart is becoming full again, being put back together piece by piece the more time we spend together.
    I’ve been down this road before and know it’ll end in two ways: we’ll ride off in the sunset together and live happily ever after, or we’ll crash and burn so hard neither will survive the wreckage. I want to be hopeful, but history is damned to repeat itself. And I have the scars to prove it.

    CROSSHAIRS by Kate Stewart is LIVE!

    Title: Crosshairs
    Series: Predator & Prey #2
    Author: Kate Stewart
    Genre: Erotic Suspense
    Release Day: June 30
    Safe.
    It’s a liar’s word. No one is ever truly safe.
    Daniello still haunted me—in my bed, in my dreams, in a ridiculous notion of a future we would never have.
    I was drawn to darkness, and he was the abyss.
    My love for him made me flesh and bone—vulnerable.
    I was finally a woman with something to lose and would do anything to keep it.
    But when my past caught up with my present, it became clear that safe would forever remain an illusion.
    Laz was coming for us, his looming darkness a threat to the life I carefully designed.
    Armed with hope, and ready for battle, I never imagined the casualties of the war that came to me.
    And then I lost all control.

    MAYHEM'S WARRIOR by Lindsay Cross ★ Cover Reveal ★


    Mayhem's Warrior (Operation Mayhem #1) by Lindsay Cross
    Cover Design: Kari March Designs
    Release Date: July 20, 2017

    Synopsis

    Captain T.K. Reaper only cares about his men; until he ends up falling for the one woman who can rescue his team.

    Reaper has lived his entire life without love. Living on the edge with no fear, Reaper and his team volunteered for Project Mayhem— a top-secret experiment that uses a serum to enhance physical abilities in order to fight terrorism. Reaper believed the experiment would help save lives, but the serum only ends up taking them. Forced to go on the run, Reaper escapes the lab with his men, only to realize that they need the serum to survive. He has only one choice; return to the lab, and steal the source of the serum.

    Caroline Cotter used to be a spoiled Senator’s daughter; now, she’s a victim. Kidnapped and held against her will to make the serum used for Project Mayhem, Caroline gives up hope of ever being free again… until Reaper enters, and frees her from her dark prison.

    THE LONG WAY HOME by Jasinda Wilder is LIVE!

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    I need you, Ava.

    I am desperate. For you. For a touch. For a kiss. For the scrape of your hand down my stomach. For the slide of your lips across my hipbone. The sweep of your thigh against mine in the dulcet, drowning darkness. For the warm huff of your breath on my skin and the wet suck of your mouth around me and the building pressure of need reaching release...I am mad with need.

    Wild with it.

    I cannot have you. I have lost you, as I have lost myself.

    FOREPLAY WITH THE BOSS by Cynthia Page ★ Cover Reveal ★


    Cover Design: Okay Creations
    Release Date: July 12, 2017

    Synopsis

    My boss is teaching me to be bolder in the boardroom…and the bedroom. I’m not bold enough to take over my father’s company, but I’ve sworn to do whatever it takes to learn. Even if it means working for Jameson Stone, the billionaire CEO of Craze Advertising, who’s as hard and unmovable as his name implies. He tells me to demand what I want instead of backing down, something I’ve always struggled with—in the boardroom and the bedroom. There are things I want to try, things I’ve only read in my romance novels, but have been too afraid to ask for.

    When my boldness lessons turn into foreplay lessons, it’s nearly impossible not to fall, and if I’m not careful, I’ll end up losing everything I’ve worked for to a man who’ll always choose business over me.

    TIED by Carian Cole ☆ Release Boost ☆



    Title: Tied
    Series: Devils Wolves #2
    Author: Carian Cole
    Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
     Release Date: June 26, 2017


    Blurb

    He was the myth and the legend of our small town. But no one knew the truth... except me.

    Me
    My childhood was stolen by a monster. I’ve forgotten what love feels like. What happiness feels like. What hope feels like. I am numb.

    Him

    He’s possibly as damaged as I am. Maybe even more. Scarred just as much on the inside as the outside. Just like me. He doesn’t speak. He doesn’t smile. He hides in the woods like an animal.  I should be scared of him. But I’m not. He’s the only one that has ever made me feel. And I want to make him feel, too. everything...

    THE DIRECTOR AND DON JUAN by Katy Regnery is LIVE!

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    The Director and Don Juan by Katy Regnery is LIVE!
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    From New York Times bestselling author Katy Regnery comes a brand new series set on Blueberry Lane!

    The Director and Don Juan is the second of four books about the Philadelphia-based Story sisters who are all on the look-out for love.

    Heiress Alice Story left her father's company three years ago in a blaze of glory, inviting all of his employees to jump ship and join her, but only one accepted her offer: mail room clerk, Carlos Vega.

    While Alice spent the next three years getting her own company off the ground, Carlos became her indispensable right-hand man -- executive assistant and office manager, loyal counsel and trusted co-worker.

    And all the while, they were quietly falling in love with each other.

    Thursday, 29 June 2017

    COOKIE CUTTER by Jo Richardson ✮Cover Reveal✮


    Title: Cookie Cutter
    Author: Jo Richardson
    Publication Date: July 20, 2017
    Publisher: Enchanted Publications
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    Iris Alden & Carter Blackwood couldn’t be more different.

    Recently divorced, newly-employed, cookie-baking, PTA super mom Iris likes her life neat & organized, while house-flipping Carter’s itchy feet means he never stays in the same place for very long.

    When Carter purchases the home across from Iris to renovate it for a quick sell, he has no intention of putting down roots. He certainly doesn’t plan on getting involved with the local community, let alone the town committee mom.

    But life doesn’t always coincide with what we think we want.

    When an unexpected family crisis pulling Carter back to the city, & Iris’ ex-husband doing his best to sabotage anything resembling a new life for her & their teenaged daughter, Iris & Carter soon find, love isn’t always sweet.

    KING OF CLUBS by Sandra Owens is LIVE!


    Passions—and tempers—flare as one star-crossed couple gets a second chance at love.



    KING OF CLUBS
    Aces & Eights #2
    Sandra Owens
    Releasing June 27, 2017
    Montlake Romance



    In the second novel in acclaimed author Sandra Owens’s Aces & Eights series, passions and tempers—flare as one star-crossed couple gets a second chance at love.

    Covert FBI agent Court Gentry loves his brothers, his job, and his Harley-Davidson. Once he loved a girl, too, but when she broke his heart, he put his emotions on lockdown…until she crosses his path again.

    On vacation six years ago, free-spirited Lauren Montgomery fell hard for Court Gentry. She returned home happier than ever, only to descend into a spiral of abuse by her ex-husband, Stephan. When Stephan threatened to kill any man who touched her, Lauren cut Court from her life—but not from her heart.

    When Lauren and Court reunite after her friend marries his brother, Court guards himself against the person who made him feel such intense passion and pain. Except the undeniable spark between them is impossible to contain and heating up fast. Six years ago, it was love. Now, it’s just lust. Keeping it merely physical is a foolproof plan…right?

    SEDUCTIVELY SPELLBOUND by Cassandra Lawson is LIVE!

    Title: Seductively Spellbound
    Series: Spells That Bind #3
    Author: Cassandra Lawson
    Genre: Paranormal Romance
    Release Date: June 29
    When Gryph walked out of her life, Julia expected to quickly forget the far too arrogant werewolf. Months later, he’s still starring prominently in her naughtiest dreams. Tired of waiting for Gryph to come around, she decides to take matters into her own hands. When Julia is suddenly in need of a bodyguard, she knows just who to call. With Gryph back in her life, Julia decides it’s time to seduce the sexy werewolf.
    A job offer to protect a sassy witch is a temptation Gryph isn’t sure he wants to deal with. He knows being around Julia will be a struggle for both the man and the wolf in him. Still, he can’t trust anyone else to keep her safe. He’s also tired of dreaming of the woman he knows to be his mate. Now, he just needs to focus on two things: proving to the little witch she can’t live without him and keeping her alive.

    SNATCH (CERBERUS MC BOOK 5) by Marie James ✮Cover Reveal✮

    Cover Design: Essen~tial Designs
    Release Date: July 13, 2017

    Synopsis

    I’ve been Jaxon Donovan since the day I was born, obviously. My road name, Snatch, came years later due to my ability to literally snatch up any woman I set my sights on. I’ve always been a connoisseur of the opposite sex. Tall, short, thin, thick and juicy, my tastes knew no limitations.

    I didn’t think there was a limitation to my sexuality, and I found out just how true that actually was the night my best friend took it upon himself to take me in his mouth. Sure, there’d been close calls before, the slip of a hand or misplaced lips. With our propensity to share women, it’s bound to happen. That fateful night, I was met with pure intention and an experience I never want to forget.

    AMERICA'S NEXT REALITY STAR by Laura Heffernan is LIVE & ONLY 99c!


    Synopsis


    SEEKING THE SMART ONE

    Twenty-four-year-old Jen Reid had her life in good shape: an okay job, a tiny-cute Seattle apartment, and a great boyfriend almost ready to get serious. In a flash it all came apart. Single, unemployed, and holding an eviction notice, who has time to remember trying out for a reality show? Then the call comes, and Jen sees her chance to start over—by spending her summer on national TV.

    Luckily The Fishbowl is all about puzzles and games, the kind of thing Jen would love even if she wasn’t desperate. The cast checks all the boxes: cheerful, quirky Birdie speaks in hashtags; vicious Ariana knows just how to pout for the cameras; and corn-fed “J-dawg” plays the cartoon villain of the house. Then there’s Justin, the green-eyed law student who always seems a breath away from kissing her. Is their attraction real, or a trick to get him closer to the $250,000 grand prize? Romance or showmance, suddenly Jen has a lot more to lose than a summer . . .

    NIGHT GAMES by Alexis Anne is LIVE!

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    I love women and women love me.
    It's not my fault I'm irresistible. Okay, I may be a little cocky too.
    All I have to do is post a picture of myself shirtless with my cat, Snickers, and the women flock to me.
    It probably helps that I'm good with my bat and balls.

    A selfie, a smile, and I have them in bed—but never in a relationship.
    Until Carrie entered the game.
    She may not know it, but she owns me. And I'm not letting her go.

    MIXED by Maya Hughes is LIVE!

    Mixed (Breaking Free #2) by Maya Hughes
    Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
    Cover Design: Natasha Snow Designs
    Release Day: June 29, 2016

    Synopsis


    Jen Taylor’s life was anything but simple, but at least she had a plan. Unfortunately, that plan didn’t leave a lot of room for her to follow her artistic passions, but that one art class a week was her escape from a whirlwind of legal proceedings, and take some time for herself. She wasn’t expecting that the nude model from her life drawing class would wind up being the owner of her new favorite bar…

    You draw a guy nude—one time—and suddenly he thinks he knows what’s best for you… then again, what if he’s right?

    Mark Jones has finally wrapped up the divorce from hell, or so he thinks. But his ex-wife isn’t finished with him yet. Thanks to her scheming, everything he holds dear could come crashing down around him, unless he can find a way to buy her out – and fast. To make matters worse, in a moment of desperation he agrees to be a nude model for some extra cash and that has come back to haunt him, in the guise of a crazy sexy blond artist that caught his eye and almost made him lose his cool.

    THE CATCH by K. Bromberg is LIVE!

      

    After an unexpected twist of fate, All-Star catcher Easton Wylder is left questioning the loyalty of everyone around him.

    Even the woman who shares his bed, Scout Dalton.

    But if Easton thought being uprooted to the last place he expected was the only challenge life had to throw at him, he was dead wrong.

    With an ailing shoulder and his career in limbo, his decision to make an unexpected change leads him to question everything – Scout’s love, family loyalties, and whether he can conquer the one obstacle he’s never been able to overcome. The secret he’s never shared with anyone.

    He may be a man pushed to his limits, but he’s hell-bent on proving his worth no matter the cost.


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    Review: The Catch

    The Catch The Catch by K. Bromberg
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars

    Holy. Angsty. Wow!! K. Bromberg gave me what I was looking for in the conclusion of The Player duet. There was turmoil, despair, betrayal, nostalgia, comraderie and love IN SPADES!

    THE CATCH starts right where we left off in The Player... Scout has to choose whether to honor her father's last wish or to protect the man who has come to mean EVERYTHING to her. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, she makes the best decision she can and oh how the repercussions were felt.

    I really liked that, for the most part, Easton and Scout were a united front. However, I wasn't a fan of Easton's treatment of Scout when things didn't go his way. Or when the going got tough. Not cool, bro. Although I understood where he was coming from, I was looking forward to him getting out of his own way.

    I was also hoping for more depth to Santiago's character. He played a significant role in this drama, most notably causing the injury to Easton's shoulder in the first place. I thought he would get added definition and dimension in this conclusion. He didn't. He was still the villain and although we do learn a bit more about him, nothing we learn salvages his reputation or redeems him. Sad.

    Overall, I enjoyed how wholesome this story turned out to be, which is weird considering the characters were thrown loop after loop and so many secrets and nefarious deeds were being clung to. It's just that there was so much unexpected warmth between Easton and Scout, which had nothing to do with the amazing steam that existed there as well ;) They stood strong and ended that way and their epilogue was just icing on the cake. I'm thrilled with where the author has left them!

    Release Date: June 29, 2017
    Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance
    POV: Dual - 1st person
    Heat: 3.5 out of 5
    Type: Book 2 of The Player duet


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    Wednesday, 28 June 2017

    Release Blast for BEWARE THE RANGER by Debra Holt


    Will they be able to lay the past to rest and rekindle their love from the ashes?

    BURNT SUGAR by Layne Harper is LIVE!

    Burnt Sugar (ACE Series #2) by Layne Harper
    Release Date: June 28, 2017

    Synopsis


    He left me crumpled in a ball on the worn hardwoods where my living room furniture used to be. He fed me to the paparazzi. He teased me with his new album—full of songs written about me. Then, I never heard from him again.

    Did I let Aaron Emerson break me? Of course not. I’m MK Landry. I turned my mess into my message. I poured my heart out to my fans on NoPinkCaddy.com. Then, I picked up the phone and made the scariest call of my life. The rest, as they say, is history.

    She dropped the worst line in the history of breakup lines: be the man I deserve. What does that even mean? I ran. I had no idea how to handle her injury, anger, and disappointment. She gave up on me when I needed her the most.

    My life has marched forward. I’m in the middle of my comeback, sold-out tour. I have a model girlfriend. On the outside, my world looks rock star perfect. But Mary Kay Landry left a void in my soul that no amount of fame or time spent with others can fill. I’m stuck in MK purgatory where she haunts my nights and fills my days.

    THE DARKEST SUNRISE DUET by Aly Martinez 💕Cover Reveal💕


    Today we are sharing the incredible covers for The Darkest Sunrise Duet by Aly Martinez. Check them out below, along with the blurbs for each title. The first book in this contemporary romance duet will be released on July 13th! Be sure to follow Aly's newsletter to be notified when the books are up for pre-order.




    The Darkest Sunrise (The Darkest Sunrise Duet, #1)

    Coming July 13


    Synopsis:

    Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

    Whoever coined that phrase is a bald-faced liar. Words are often the sharpest weapon of all, triggering some of the most powerful emotions a human can experience.

    “You’re pregnant.”

    “It’s a boy.”

    “Your son needs a heart transplant.”

    Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.

    Lies.

    ABSOLUTION by Missy Johnson is LIVE!


    Absolution

    by Missy Johnson
    Publication Date: June 28, 2016
    Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Taboo, Romance


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    Declan James was the perfect guy.

    He was sweet. Charming. Caring. Until he wasn’t.

    Fourteen years ago, his actions tore apart my family. He ruined my sister’s life and nothing was ever the same again.

    But now, more than a decade later, he’s back.

    When he walks into my office, asking for my help, I’m shocked, but nothing prepares me for what I’m about to learn. I see how far he’s gone to redeem himself and I know that he’s changed. I also know that, as a priest, he’s more off limits than ever.

    If I help him, my family will never forgive me.

    If I fall in love with him, I will never forgive myself.

    PRETTY NEW DOLL by K. Webster & Ker Dukey 💕Cover Reveal💕


    Pretty New Doll

    by K. Webster and Ker Dukey
    Pretty Doll #3
    Publication Date: July 17, 2017
    Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Dark Romance


    Benny, broken, hurting, and alone
    Lost his dolly, his love, his home.
    Injured and searching, reborn anew,
    He finds himself befriended by one who’s true.
    Learning about the world, urges, and lust.
    Finding a new future, a new dolly, is a must.
    Then out of old pain, fresh prospects come to life,
    Benny’s sick mind summons him, so his hand takes the knife.

    Have you ever been so lost that you became a shadow? Lurking but not living. Existing in the background where no one notices you.
    My doll betrayed me, killed me in more ways than she realized.
    I’m watching, waiting, wanting.
    One day soon she’ll give me back what she took away…
    it’s funny how life works that way.