Saturday, November 18, 2017

Love’s Ache by Ava Alise

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Genre: New Adult Romance


I’m a magnet for bad relationships. “He was too wild.” “We were too young.” But love is blind, and I never listen. Now at twenty-one years old, I'm divorced, frustrated and grieving my sister.
Chris was supposed to be a fling, a break from the pain so I can move on with my life. He's exactly the type of guy my sister always warned me about. But every time he touches me, it becomes harder to walk away. Should I play it safe and honor my sister's memory? Or should I follow my instincts, even if they’ve always been wrong?


I'm a working single father. The last thing I need is a relationship, and Liz clearly wants nothing more than a no-strings fling. Perfect fit, right? We even had a code: no lying, and no falling in love. But the longer this goes on, the more everything is turning upside-down. It’s usually girls that fall in love, but now I'm the one who’s trying to stay unattached. See, the last thing Liz wants is to end up with a guy like me. Nice girls don’t usually end up with strippers.

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Ava Alise is a contemporary new adult romance author, who enjoys writing stories with sexy complex characters in an imperfect world. While her stories always sizzle, they will also take you on an emotional ride that will hold you hostage until the end. She is married to the love of her life and has two children. She enjoys a good laugh and will talk to just about anybody. Ava will be debuting with her first series “Gently Broken” in late 2017.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Duplicity by Lisa J Hobman

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Tired of being told how to live his life, Fin Hunter decides to choose his own path and his own lover but the backlash from his controlling parents could shatter his dreams...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Seeking My Destiny by Jenna Jacob

Seeking My Destiny 

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By day, I’m Sasha Evans, successful business owner and entrepreneur. 

By night, I’m Destiny, Club Genesis’ masochistic bottom who craves pain and won’t kneel to just any Top. 

The subs around me are all pairing up with the Doms of their dreams. I can’t even find someone to whip away my stress and grant me peace. It’s driving me mad! 

But you know the old saying, Never tempt fate… 

Falling into bed with my tall, ruggedly handsome business associate, Lawson Pratt, isn’t the smartest move I’ve ever made, but he certainly melted me with pleasure. 

And when compelling Sadist Parker Cane offered me a contract, promising to make all my most agonizing fantasies come true, I was torn. 

How’s a girl supposed to choose between tingling passion and sweet torment? 

What if I can have both men work their magic on me? 

It sounds great—in theory. And it’s feeling that way too—until a menacing madman from the past returns to steal not only my bliss…but my life. 


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USA Today Bestselling author Jenna Jacob paints a canvas of passion, romance, and humor as her alpha men and the feisty women who love them unravel their souls, heal their scars, and find a happy-ever-after kind of love. Heart-tugging, captivating, and steamy, Jenna’s books will surely leave you breathless and craving more.

A mom of four grown children, Jenna and her alpha-hunk husband live in Kansas. She loves reading, getting away from the city on the back of a Harley, music, camping, and cooking.

Meet her wild and wicked fictional family in Jenna’s sultry series: The Doms of Genesis. Become spellbound by searing triple love connections in her continuing saga: The Doms of Her Life (co-written with the amazing Shayla Black and Isabella LaPearl). Journey with couples struggling to resolve their pasts and heal their scars to discover unbridled love and devotion in her contemporary series: Passionate Hearts. Or laugh along as Jenna lets her zany sense of humor and lack of filter run free in the romantic comedy series: Hotties of Haven.

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

A Seaside Escape by Lisa J Hobman

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Christmas in the Mountains by Phoebe Alexander

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Genre: Erotic Romance
Series: A Mountains Trilogy Novella

James and Sarah McAllister are thrilled to finally enjoy a much-needed getaway not too far from their new home in the Colorado Rockies. But when a blizzard dumps two feet of snow in the mountains near their quaint, romantic cabin built for two, it threatens to keep them from getting home in time for Christmas with their family.

The blizzard has another effect too: it strands Charlie and Zora Fox out in the cold when their neighboring cabin loses electricity. James and Sarah invite the young, attractive couple to share their close quarters as they wait out the storm together.

As things heat up in the hot tub and in front of the cozy fireplace, it appears the cabin won’t be the only thing shared...

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Washington DC-based author Phoebe Alexander experienced a second coming of age in her early thirties that ushered in a thirst for exploration, both intellectual and sexual. With encouragement from her partner and blog readers, she published her first novel on 12-12-12 and hasn't looked back.

Phoebe's novels feature compelling plots intertwined with passionate, fiery encounters. She believes that real, relatable characters can have even steamier sex than billionaires, rock stars, and the young and lithe-bodied. She also advocates for ethical non-monogamy and sex-positive attitudes through her writing. 

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

The Wolf Hotel series by Nina West has a new look and new titles! Don’t miss this sinfully sexy series and grab your copy today! 

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Nina West is the author of the sinfully sexy and highly addictive The Wolf Hotel series. She enjoys binge-watching holiday movies, quoting lines from Friends, and weekend wine-touring (but will settle for anything that gets her a glass of wine.) She lives in the city but spends her summers in the wilderness with her husband, with a steaming cup of Bailey’s-laced cocoa in one hand and a steamy story full of drama in the other.

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Friday, November 3, 2017

A Little PillCalled Love by Jas T. Ward

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Genre: Women’s Fiction / Contemporary Romance

~Benny & Joon meets Pretty Woman...~

Rylie Marshall had blue, green, yellow and mixture of pills that made her "normal". But her idea of normal and what her mother or society wanted her to be never seemed to match up. 
She lives day-by-day in a fantasy land within her own troubled head and books. Reading was her escape whenever even her head denied her such a haven. 
So, how was she to know that one day, sitting on the beach, a book would show her the one thing she didn't have, but might hold the cure...

Mike Newport had white, yellow and striped pills that made him capable of being one of the most cut-throat corporate marketing advisers his clients could have. Not even a life-changing tragedy could slow him down. 
His days and most nights were spent with his head buried in flow charts, graphs and spreadsheets. Busy was the best way--the heart could easily be ignored as it was dying inside his chest.
The last thing he needed was a vacation, but how was he to know that a crazy girl, playing in the waves and talking to the birds might give him the one thing he had been avoiding...

From Bestselling Author Jas T. Ward, comes a touching, quirky fun and gritty read - A Little Pill Called Love

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"Why the Ward Way? Because I believe in writing books that take a reader on a thrill-ride. Action, danger, drama, sure. But also laughter, tears of joy and moments that make you want to stop just to scream.  My books are twisted, complex and full of heroes and heroines full of flaws and heart, but a reader cannot deny--total badasses. Welcome to my worlds, take a seat, get to know me and the characters and I assure you... You'll be glad you did."  ~Jas T Ward
Born and raised in Texas and spending time living in Kentucky, Ms. Ward spends her days and nights writing as therapy to deal with life and all that it brings—from the past and present. She is the proud parent of three very independent grown children and grandmother to three delightful grandchildren.

She has two fur babies that sit and ponder why their human is talking to herself late into the night as she writes out colorful and diverse if not twisted characters and tales.

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Second Chances by T. M. Franklin

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Genre: Holiday Romance / Second Chance / Adult Contemporary Romance

Sometimes second chances aren’t quite what you expect.

Every Christmas Eve, Carter Reed sits in a bar and regrets the decision he made ten years earlier that tore the love of his life from him. Mackenzie Monroe was his everything, but he left her behind to follow his dreams.

Now those dreams all revolve around her. The one who got away.

Or so he thinks.

A not-so-chance encounter with a mysterious stranger sends Carter on a mystical journey to fix the mistakes of the past. But he quickly finds out making things right isn’t as simple as making a different choice. And if he doesn't find the key to Kenzie's heart, he could lose her all over again.

Second Chances is a story about a man who gets a peek at what his life could be, if only he’d walked a different path. In the tradition of It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol, it’s a heartwarming romance sprinkled with a touch of magic that’s sure to become a holiday favorite.

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T.M. Franklin writes stories of adventure, romance, & a little magic. A former TV news producer, she decided making stuff up was more fun than reporting the facts. Her first published novel, MORE, was born during National Novel Writing month, a challenge to write a novel in thirty days. MORE was well-received, being selected as a finalist in the 2013 Kindle Book Review Best Indie Book Awards, as well as winning the Suspense/Thriller division of the Blogger Book Fair Reader's Choice Awards. She's since written six additional novels and several best-selling short stories...and there's always more on the way.

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Falling for Jordan by Liz Durano

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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Different Kind of Love

Some one-night stands are just that: one-night stands…

But for transplant physician Addison Rowe, it means a baby nine months later and a story she’s stuck to about being a single mother – by choice. 

Besides, after last year's scandal involving her colleague, Dr. Harlow James, Addison's got a professional reputation to protect.

But when her one-night hookup returns home after a year spent building schools in Southeast Asia, Addison will need to decide whether maintain her reputation is more important than accepting the truth about being human, making mistakes, and finding true love.

This book is a standalone story that follows after Everything She Ever Wanted featuring Dr. Harlow James and Dax Drexel. 

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Liz’s start in storytelling got its rocky start in 8th grade when the “play” she was writing landed her in the principal’s office for being a bit on the NSFW side. Since then, she’s done penance by writing romance and chick lit–with a dose of naughty on the side if you look hard enough. When she’s not writing about her muses, she maintains a private massage therapy practice in Manhattan Beach, California. She lives in a century-old house with her family, a Chihuahua, and way too many books.

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Irreplaceable by Tara Vasser Giveaway

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Irreplaceable – Book 3 of The Bloodlust Chronicles

Settled into their lab and new home in the Black Forest of Germany, Endre and Nora are mere days away from a formulation for their cure for Vampirism when the unthinkable happens. Prepared for a night on the town, they are instead faced with an invasion of unknown armed men. 

In the fray of a firefight, Nora watches helplessly from the grip of her captor as Endre falls lifelessly to the floor. Carted away under the assumption she is merely a victim of Endre’s, circumstances cause her to reveal herself as a Vampire, placing her in a dire situation from which there is no discernable escape.    

After watching in awe as Nora’s wounds heal with miraculous speed, Vampire Hunter Doctor Jackson Connors begins playing a dangerous game with her blood that could cost him everything. Captivated by the Vampire, he must decide if he will stand idly by while his Hunter brethren torture her or turn against his own and liberate her from her tormentors.    

For those of you who don’t know, I LOVE The Nightmare Before Christmas. In honor of Irreplaceable’s release and the upcoming Halloween holiday, I am giving away the following prize: 
- A signed copy of Irreplaceable 
- Jack Skellington plush 
- Jack Skellington makeup bag 
- Jack Skellington tumbler with straw
- Set of 4 Nightmare Before Christmas shotglasses
- $10 Amazon gift card 

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Shayla Black Surprise!

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Shayla Black is bringing to you a whole new pack of book boyfriends. 

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Bodyguard and former military man Cutter Bryant has always done his duty--no matter what the personal cost. Now he's taking one last high-octane, high-dollar assignment before settling down in a new role that means sacrificing his chance at love. But he never expects to share an irresistible chemistry with his beautiful new client. 

Fame claimed Shealyn West suddenly and with a vengeance after starring in a steamy television drama, but it has come at the expense of her heart. Though she's pretending to date a co-star for her image, a past mistake has come back to haunt her. With a blackmailer watching her every move and the threat of career-ending exposure looming, Shealyn hires Cutter to shore up her security, never imagining their attraction will be too powerful to contain. 

As Shealyn and Cutter navigate the scintillating line between business and pleasure, they unravel a web of secrets that threaten their relationship and their lives. When danger strikes, Cutter must decide whether to follow his heart for the first time, or risk losing Shealyn forever.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

The JACT Series by Jennifer L. Allen

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The Liquor Cabinet Series

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Series: The Liquor Cabinet
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Three full length novels plus a bonus never before released novelette offered together in one place for the first time.

Follow the adventures of Kenzie and Jordan in Malt Me; Mike and Sav in Tequila Healing; Sarah and Logan in Wine Not; and the whole gang in The Final Shot.

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Jordan’s Shadow by T. R. Cupak



A steamy dark romance by T.R. Cupak


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This story isn’t about love, like, lust, or a happily ever after. This story, my story, is about struggle, pain and suffering. Fighting to stay afloat while being pulled under by what feels like the murky and powerful undertow of the ocean. Fighting for strength I so desperately need when all I am feeling is desolate and weak. I’m a girl who exudes hatred when a normal girl of my age and pedigree should be the picture perfect portrait of love.

Alcohol consumes me. Drugs numb me. Sex for money feeds the hollow abyss deep within me. How does a soon-to-be twenty-five year old escort turn her life around when the last several years of her life has been spent traveling down a very dark path?

The Shadow

She became my obsession, my every thought. She is the reason I wake up in the morning, plotting, scheming, exacting a revenge she so desperately deserves. But will she take my offer once she learns my true identity; sees the darkness within me, or will she hate me for lying to her all of these years, leading her to lose herself to the drugs and alcohol that have kept her ghosts at bay? Will she be my Precious?





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Bet On It by Elizabeth Perry

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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Sliding Home, Book One

He has one month to seal the deal.
She was only supposed to be a bet.

The Carolina Rays baseball team is known for their endless partying, and their owner? Is sick and tired of it.
The solution comes in the form of a ball busting blond, who is determined to put an end to their partying ways.
She is cracking the whip, and changing the game.
˃˃˃ Laci Monroe
She has been waiting for her big break, and now? She has it. In the form of a high paying job managing the media accounts of a major league baseball team.
Except, this job is not what she signed up for.
Her contract is signed in ink, even the part barring her from having any sexual relations with any member of the team.
But for her, that's the easy part.
Because she has completely sworn off professional baseball players, vowing to never get mixed up with one.
˃˃˃ Jake Matthews
Is a stud on the baseball field, and an even bigger stud in the bedroom.. He can have any woman that he wants, any time that he wants her. Of course he would choose to be the man for the job.
What woman wouldn't want to sleep with him?
Getting Laci into his bed should be the easiest thing that he's ever done.
˃˃˃ The Bet
Thirty days. That's all the time that Jake has to get Laci into his bed.. Jake is planning on sealing the deal in less than a week.
Except, what he didn't plan on, was seeing the woman underneath the tough as nails exterior. Or the feelings that came with it.
˃˃˃ He didn't expect to fall for her...
Nowhere in the plan did Jake expect that Laci might just be everything that he never even knew that he wanted. The team is banking on him to get rid of her, but all he wants is to keep her forever.
The only problem is, Laci want's nothing to do with him in that way.
Can he convince her to give him a chance? And if she decides to let him in, can he keep her from finding out the truth?

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Standing Ground By Alice Rachel Book 2

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Genre: YA Dystopian Romance/YA Forbidden Romance

When the authorities strike to regain control over the riots in Eboracum City and use drastic measures as retaliation against the civilians, the citizens are forced to fight back to survive. A virus has spread through the Underground, taking down the refugees one by one, soon contaminating the rebels. If Thia wants to save the ones she loves, she will have to retrieve the cure, quickly. But certain decisions are costly, and not all actions are free of consequences.

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Monday, October 2, 2017

A Seaside Escape by Lisa Hobman


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All work and no love can make for a dull life. But cupid's arrow has a habit of striking when you least expect it... A heartwarming, feel-good romance to curl up with this winter. Perfect for the fans of Marian Keyes and Veronica Henry.
Mallory Westerman is the successful proprietor of Le Petit Cadeau, a gift shop extraordinaire in thriving Leeds.
Concentrating solely on her business, she has almost given up on finding someone to love. That is until she literally falls into the arms of a handsome, intriguing stranger who becomes her Knight in shining armour.
The whirlwind romance that ensues changes her life-path irrevocably. However, the road to true love is never smooth and things don't always turn out how you expect...
Shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Romantic Novel of the Year 2014
This book was previously published as A Bridge Over the Atlantic.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Brother by K. Larsen

 The Brother by K. Larsen   Published October 2, 2018 

Dark Romantic Suspense

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Liam Lockwood stumbled across a photo in a magazine of his long-forgotten brother causing buried secrets, heartache and obsession to bubble to the surface. When Liam sees something he wants, he takes it. He always has and this time will be no different despite his father's warning. 


Payback for a dark and broken childhood now has a name, Nora Robertson.


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Six Months Ago 

I saw the headline first. The Tutor Captive Speaks Out For First Time Exclusive! 

I admit I was curious. I’d heard the news reports. Seen the reporters trying to get the meek redhead to talk to them last year.I was waiting in line at the grocery store- a task normally done by my assistant- when I picked up the rag and flipped it open to the article. Immediately nostalgia sucker punched me. One of the featured pictures showed the redhead, a young girl and…my brother. I slammed the magazine shut and slapped it on the conveyor belt with my groceries. Fucking Holden. 

When I slip into my car, I yank the magazine out and read the article. Held captive. Cuts. Love. Emotional abuse. Scars.Moving on. Single. Raise awareness about abuse and PTSD. Blah blah. 

“Dammit,” I mutter.  Although I don’t recall an awful lot from my childhood I do remember my mother and her specific brand of abuse and my brother’s. I pull my cell phone from my back pocket and dial my father. 

“Liam,” he answers. 


“Burn through the money already?” His voice is tight. 
I groan. “No. Have you seen the latest edition of,” I flip the magazine over, “People Weekly?” 

“Why would I have son? You in it?” His voice grates my nerves. He has two tones of voice, condescending and stern. 
“No, but your other son is,” I say. I run a hand through my hair. It’s just long enough to consider scheduling a hair cut. My father would prefer it cropped close to the scalp, but I’ve always kept it longer. 

“Excuse me?” He barks into my ear. 

“Holden Douglas Lockwood, remember him? He’s featured in the magazine.” I wait for his retort. His slew of curses but only silence greets me. “Dad?” 

“I’m here. Come to the house now.” 
“Yes, Sir,” I say. 

I end the call and toss the magazine on the passenger seat. I start the car while pulling up Carol’s contact to send her a quick text that I won’t need her tonight. She texts me back immediately to let me know she left dinner in the fridge for me. 

The drive to my father’s house isn’t long but it gives me too much time to focus on my the short movie clips that play in my mind from my former life. Mountain life. Memories of Holden screaming and my father shouting. Holden coming into our room with blood dripping down his torso as I cowered in the corner. Holden covering my mouth in the middle of the night and drawing thin slices along my scalp. 

What Ma did to him, he did to me, but less so. And hidden. When I told Dad what was happening he snapped. Without warning, he threw me in his truck and drove us away. He told me to never speak of our cabin. To never speak of Holden or baby Laura or Ma again.Nightmares kept me up most nights until Dad started to beat them out of me of with his belt. 

We started fresh four hours south of that damned mountain. He created an empire for us. Sent me to the best schools and now I run the business he started. We have wanted for nothing. I have no idea how Holden or Ma or Laura faired. Except now- I do. I know they are all dead from that damned article. 

I pull into Dad’s gated driveway and leave the car running at the front door. His valet takes my keys as I pass by him. I don’t bother knocking on my way inside. Dad sits behind his oak desk. He hand carved it. Sanded it for days. Stained it and had his security detail move the enormous hunk of wood into his office. Two fingers of whiskey reside in a glass to his left. 

“Sit,” he says. I do. He does not offer me a drink. 

“Show me this article.” I lean forward and toss the magazine on his desk. He flips to the article and reads silently. When he finishes, he grunts and slaps the magazine closed. 

“We don’t have anything to worry about. They got his last name wrong.” 

“But Dad, what about the cabin? There could be things there that lead back to us. Pictures or, I don’t know?” 

“There’s nothing Liam. Holden’s dead. Laura’s dead and your mother is dead. Good riddance. It sounds like Holden took up her ‘art’. He was destined to get caught.” 

“That’s all you have to say? Laura and Holden were your children too.” 

“I let them go a long time ago and you should have too.” 

“Don’t you care at all?” 

“No. Your Mother was bat shit crazy. Love made me do stupid things for that woman. Move that damned mountain to commune with nature. Live off grid to aid her art. I gave her enough years. I have nothing left for her-not even curiosity.” 

“But Holden, Laura?” I say. “I couldn’t care for an infant on my own and Holden was too far gone by then. I could however, save you. Are you not grateful for that?” Save me. The words sound sincere rolling off his tongue but saving me from Ma and my siblings didn’t spare me his abuse. I cannot say this however. 

“Of course I am. I just…” 

“Don’t over think it Liam and don’t tell anyone about this article. Understood?” 

“Yes Sir,” I answer. 

“Good,” he says while lifting his glass to his mouth. I watch the amber liquid slosh back and forth and yearn for a glass of my own. The first time I’ve heard of, or seen my brother since we left was in a magazine for being a psychopath and my father wants to simply sweep it under the rug with no explanation. It baffles me and irritates me simultaneously. I say nothing to my father because is not the kind of man you push.