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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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Hooker Heels by Ryan Ringbloom #ReleaseBlitz @RyanRingbloom

Hooker Heels by Ryan Ringbloom #ReleaseBlitz @RyanRingbloom Book Title: Hooker Heels Author: Ryan Ringbloom Genre: New Adult Release Date: 10/1/15 Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions Kenna Winston's world revolves around money, and the men who spend it. Men are mere pawns in the game that she calls life. However, her game is about to change once she's offered a business contract with some interesting caveats.

FUGLY by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff w/ giveaway

FUGLY by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff w/ giveaway Enter to Win a  FUGLY Prize Pack 5 Winners!   FUGLY Mimi Jean Pamfiloff Released Sept 15th, 2015     From New York Times Bestseller Mimi Jean Pamfiloff Comes a New Stand-Alone Story. UGLY IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER... My name is Lily Snow.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Rockstar's Email Order Bride by Demelza Carlton

The Rockstar's Email Order Bride by Demelza Carlton Book Title: The Rock Star's Email Order Bride Author: Demelza Carlton Genre: New Adult Rock Star Romance Release Date: September 15, 2015 Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions In the final year of her business degree, Phuong has her future all mapped out. Finish studying, then go home and save her family's business. Until her father dies and it all falls apart.

Cover Reveal PARAMOUR by Julie Morgan

Cover Reveal PARAMOUR by Julie MorganWelcome to the cover reveal of Book 5 in the Southern Root Series. Let's start with the blurb to Paramour.. Are you ready. . To see . The other half . . . How about the full cover now. Author Bio: Originally from Burleson, Texas Julie always had a love of books, especially paranormal stories.

THE LEGEND OF LYON REDMOND by Julie Anne Long w/ $50 giftcard giveaway

THE LEGEND OF LYON REDMOND by Julie Anne Long w/ $50 giftcard giveaway Enter to Win a $50.00 eGift Card to Choice Book Seller or,  Complete Print Set of the Pennyroyal Green Series   THE LEGEND OF LYON REDMOND Pennyroyal Green #11 Julie Anne Long Releasing Sept 29th, 2015 Avon Books     Bound by centuries of bad blood, England’s two most powerful families maintain a veneer of civility...

KEEPING WHAT'S HIS by Jamie Begley w/ giveaway

KEEPING WHAT'S HIS by Jamie Begley w/ giveaway Enter to Win a  Porter Brothers Mug & $5.00 Amazon eGift Card KEEPING WHAT'S HIS Porter Brothers Trilogy #1 Jamie Begley Releasing September 29th, 2015 Young Ink Press The Porter Brother's were raised to live and die by Three Rules  One, a Porter stands his ground   Two, a Porter leaves no enemy standing Three...   Sutton Creech was a cheat and a liar.

Must Love Ghosts by Ani Gonzalez Review

Must Love Ghosts by Ani Gonzalez Review Must Love Ghosts by Ani Gonzalez Paranormal Romance Date Published: September 7, 2015 Abby Reed believes in folk songs, faery tales, and ghosts, but she doesn’t believe in love. Her fiancĂ© died while deployed in Afghanistan, but she still has her music, her crazy ghost-filled town, and her pen-pal-slash-best-friend, Mike Stone.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Lily in Bloom by Tammy Andresen

Lily in Bloom by Tammy Andresen Book Title: Lily in Bloom Author: Tammy Andresen Genre: Historical Romance Release Date: 9/29/2015 Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions Lily Carter has one chance to save her family from destitution. She must marry. The real question now is who? Lily longs for one man, but her attempts to attract Eric Sampson are foiled at every turn.

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the Rider by JT Charles Release Blitz

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Dare to Fall in Love Boxed Set: Erotic Romance Boxed Set by Kathi S Barton @bookenthupromo #ReleaseBlitz

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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Blog Tour for Fifty Shades of Truth by Josef

Blog Tour for Fifty Shades of Truth by Josef FaeBooks.co.uk presents... Fifty Shades of Truth - a dark journey into the Light By Josef Genre: Adult/Erotic Age range: 18years + Approx. Length: 174 pages. Publication Date: June 7, 2015. Publisher: Fontaine Publishing Group.

FIRST TIME WITH A HIGHLANDER by Gwyn Cready

FIRST TIME WITH A HIGHLANDER by Gwyn Cready Title: First Time with a Highlander Author: Gwyn Cready Series: Sirens of the Scottish, #2 Pubdate: October 6th, 2015 ISBN: 9781492601968  From the “master of time travel romance”, award-winning author Gwyn Cready continues her steamy Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands series.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Burning Bridges by Tenaya Jayne Cover Reveal w/ audiobook giveaway

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Stargazing (Walker Family Series #2) by Bernadette Marie PreOrder

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Stalemate by Rose Shepherd

Stalemate by Rose Shepherd She's playing the game but the rules keep changing. Title: Stalemate Author: Rose Sawyer Genre: Romantic Suspense Release Date: TBA Series: Stalemate, Part 1 of 2 Publisher: Hot Tree Publishing Cover Designer: Claire Smith Nobody likes the game of cat and mouse more than Ellie Collins. It is what she is trained for. A deadly assassin, Ellie is seeking vengeance.

Friday, September 25, 2015

No Going Back by Petie McCarty

No Going Back by Petie McCarty Book Title: No Going Back Author: Petie McCarty Genre: Contemporary Romance Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions No Going Back is the first story in the Mystery Angel Romance series. Each stand-alone love story in the series has an angel hidden in the plot, and the angel's identity isn't revealed until the finale -- unless the reader figures it out first.

A Tiger’s Bride by Eve Langlais

A Tiger’s Bride by Eve LanglaisTitle: A Tiger’s Bride Series: #4 A Lion’s Pride Author: Eve Langlais Description: When at first you don’t succeed–turn to abduction. It’s all in a day’s work when this Russian Siberian tiger meets the woman he wants. An accidental kidnapping? Check. A forced marriage? Check. A virgin bride? Damn.

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Forged in Flame by Michelle Rabe #FallReading #bookboost @books_n_pearls



Forged in Flame
Morgan Blackstone Vampires, Book 2
By Michelle Rabe
A preternatural killer stalks the streets of San Francisco, leaving a trail of drained corpses to be found by the human authorities.
Desperate to protect the vampire’s secret the city’s Enforcer calls on the Assassin to put a stop to the spree. An ancient order, long thought dead rises from the ashes of history bent on death and the destruction of all vampires.
And Morgan Blackstone stands in the eye of a gathering storm that will change everything.


Sink your teeth into The Morgan Blackstone Vampires, an old school Vampire series with a modern twist. 
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Michelle Rabe is the author of The Morgan Blackstone Vampires series. She was born and raised in California, and tried the Hollywood thing, but decided that she preferred an author’s den to the actor’s trailer. She now lives in the Phoenix, AZ area with her unhelpful author cat. If you can’t find her at her desk or in a cemetery with her camera you can find me online, or maybe at Disneyland, check The Haunted Mansion first. 
Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00DA351SK 



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THE SWEET SPOT by Stephanie Evanovich w/ giveaway

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RELEASING THE DEMONS by L.D. Rose #FallReading #bookboost @books_n_pearls




Releasing the Demons
By L. D. Rose

BOOK BLURB:
Blaze Knight has been through hell and back, but the nightmares aren't over yet.

Five years after Blaze was maimed by Cyrus Chimola, a powerful vampire with a penchant for torture, he’s still trying to pick up the pieces of his shattered life. As a genetically engineered mercenary with the ability to bend fire to his will and to see in infrared, Blaze’s mission is to protect what’s left of humanity. When Chimola and his crew return to the Bronx gunning for Blaze’s blood, Blaze is forced to face the demons of his past. Hell-bent on revenge, he seeks the help of Valerie Medeiros, an NYPD detective who manages to steal his heart and save his life in more ways than one.

Motivated by her sister’s gruesome death, Valerie has made it her life’s goal to bury every vampire in the ground where they belong. When she brings in Blaze Knight for suspected murder, she discovers he’s not only innocent, he isn't a man at all—he's a half-vampire hybrid working with a band of brothers for the U.S. military. Valerie has a hard time trusting anything with fangs, yet she quickly falls headlong into Blaze’s life, a life full of darkness and horror she can’t even begin to fathom. The bodies are stacking up, but Valerie can’t seem to let go of this hybrid, a beautiful monster filled with pain, rage, and passion unlike anything she's ever known.

In a world where the line between good and evil is blurred, Blaze and Valerie will find danger at every turn, risking everything they’ve come to know and love, including one another.

EXCERPT:
Valerie kept her eyes locked on the glass windows covered with cigarette prices and beer ads, watching Tattoos pay up at the cash register. Once she reached the side of the building, she pressed her back against the warm brick wall. Sweat trickled down her spine and she wiped her clammy hands on her jeans before she drew her Beretta. She listened for the bell hanging above the store entrance, and when it jingled, she peered past the corner of the building.
There he is.
Holding a pack of Marlboros, he slipped it into his back pocket along with a silver money clip. He walked back toward the Chevelle, scanning the area one more time as he stepped off the concrete elevation.
This is it. Do it. Now!
With her gun pointed at the ground in a two-handed grip, Valerie pushed off the wall and turned the corner, staring at his back. Her voice was loud and clear as she called, “Blaze.”
He stopped and pivoted around. A fleeting expression of confusion filled his face, but it quickly turned into shock as she lifted her gun and shouted, “Freeze, NYPD!”
Gasps and shouts resounded as everyone turned their attention on her. Some people ducked while others gawked, and she wished they would just climb into their cars and get the hell out of here. She did her best to ignore them, keeping her focus solely on the man before her as she carefully approached him. He didn’t make any sudden movements, his brow furrowing as a muscle in his jaw ticked.
Valerie flashed her badge to prove she wasn’t bullshitting. “Get your hands in the air where I can see them.”
He slowly lifted his arms and spread his hands out wide. Then spoke with a voice like black gravel, matching his appearance all too well. “What’s going on here?”
She closed in on him, his presence becoming more and more overwhelming. Sirens resonated in the distance, sending a trickle of relief through her. He didn’t appear armed but that didn’t mean jack.
“Turn around and get down on the ground. Now!”
Anger consumed the confusion on his face but he surprisingly complied, giving her his back again before dropping to his knees with his hands above his head.
She kept her gun aimed and her mind submerged in the well of her calm. She couldn’t remember the last time she’d arrested someone; she usually shot to kill. “Cross your ankles,” she ordered, and he did so, crossing his booted ankles as if he’d done this before.
Valerie placed her foot in the space between his legs, so if he attempted to stand he would end up flat on his face. People finally backed away as she removed her tungsten carbide handcuffs from her utility belt, gripping the Beretta with knuckles white as chalk. Tungsten carbide was the only metal strong enough to hold a vampire, but she used it on everyone, regardless of species. Two New Rochelle cruisers whipped into the gas station, blocking off both exits before four officers leapt out of their respective vehicles. Valerie put the gun up and cuffed Blaze’s dominant hand, swinging his right arm around before latching onto the left.
He didn’t put up a fight. He didn’t even flinch. But he balled his big hands into fists at his back. She read him his Miranda rights as she cinched the cuffs around both of his thick wrists.
“You have the right to remain silent—”
“I have the right to know what’s going on,” he growled, showing her his savage profile.
“Anything you do or say can be used against you in a court of law.”
“What are you arresting me for?”
“You have the right to an attorney.”
“Fuck the attorney—”
She yanked the chain of his cuffs, bringing his solid body against her as the faint scent of cologne tickled her nose. She leaned into his ear, anger flashing through her as she thought of bloody grass and charred flesh.
“You’re under arrest for the murder of Elena Delgado. Now get the fuck up and move.”



BIO:
L.D. Rose is a neurotic physician by day, crazed writer by night, and all around wannabe superhero. She writes paranormal romance and urban fantasy, but she’s been known to delve into horror, sci-fi, and medical suspense on occasion. L.D. Rose is a member of the RWA, FF&P, NEC-RWA and CoLoNY. She currently lives in Rhode Island with her studly hubby, her hyperactive boxer, and her two devious cats.

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Realm Jumper Chronicles by Raven Williams #FallReading #bookboost @books_n_pearls


Realm Jumper Chronicles
By Raven Williams



Elven-Jumper
Book 1
Elwyndyn is a Moon Elf and a Realm Jumper. His mission; travel to the Earth, to assist humans experiencing dreams of another time; another life. When hearing their options, what will the humans decide?

Ayana is one such human. After her parents died. she meets a stranger with unusual eyes, eyes very much like hers, and everything she thought she knew changed. Before she knows it, she is on a quest to delve into her past lives. Will she like where this quest takes her, or is she in over her head?

First book in the Realm Jumper Chronicles:  Elven-Jumper, by Raven Williams.


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A collision of worlds as destinies entwine.

At 35, Maia wonders if she'll ever fit into the human life she's living.  She's always felt different, something more.  The dreams and visions of Elves confuse her, leading her to seek answers.  The Dragon-shifter Drago, soon learns news of his and his "father's" past that changes everything he ever knew about himself. 

It is not long before destiny brings Drago and Maia together and they find themselves connected in ways they had never imagined.  As the destinies of the human with Elven memories and the Dragon-Shifter entwine, they become drawn into a war between Dark & Light.  Where will this quest lead them?  Will any of them survive?

Second book in the Realm Jumper Chronicles, Elf-Witch, by Raven Williams.
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Elven-Fire

Book 3

Third book in the Realm Jumper fantasy series, Elven-Fire, releasing September 25, 2015.

War between Dark and Light is coming.  Will the Universe fall into Darkness?

Unknown to humans, Earth stands on the cusp of war.  One which could cause the Earth as well as the Universe to fall into Darkness.  Elemence, leader of the Phoenix-Shifters, steps down from her position to lead her Warriors on Earth.  Is it a decision she will live to regret?

Arlondyn of Elf-Kin volunteers for the Elven contingent on Earth.  If there is to be war, he will do his part to prevent the shift to Darkness.  Even if it means his death.

With war looming, each of the Elder Species must make a choice.  The Elves and Phoenix-Shifters have pledged their support.  Will the other species join them or leave Earth to its fate?
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Raven Williams describes herself as a beautiful mess disguised as a human being. Within this beautiful mess words swirl around until they coalesce into fictional, fantasy stories or poetry for the world to read.
When Raven is not writing, she is creating art in the form of fractal designs and abstract paintings.  She is also a caregiver for a disabled family member and three cats.  She currently resides in the Northwest Florida Panhandle, but the Pacific Northwest is the home of her heart.  She hopes to return there one day.

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Gambling on the Outlaw by Margaret Madigan #fallreading @books_n_pearls


Title: Gambling on the Outlaw

Author: Margaret Madigan

Genre: Historical romance

Length: 84k

Pub date: June 23, 2015


Blurb:  
Beth Caldwell is no man's property. A gambler's widow with a willful, independent streak, she's already courting trouble after rejecting an offer of marriage from a foul-tempered and land-hungry cattle baron. But when Beth discovers a handsome outlaw hiding in her barn, she lands in a whole new heap of trouble...

Isaac Collins survived the Civil War only to find himself scapegoated for stagecoach robbery and murder. With nothing left to lose, he gambled everything on revenge and barely escaped with his life. Now he's relying on the kindness of a fierce, strong-willed woman...and God help him if there isn't something both sweet and forbidden simmering between them.

But Beth's rejected suitor is no gentleman. He'll do whatever it takes to get her land. And in Nevada, sometimes everything can ride on one a high-stakes game of chance.

Excerpt:

I squared my shoulders and entered the room, determined to behave myself properly.
            He was sat up in bed with several pillows piled behind him for support, looking every bit as if he belonged there, enough so that last night came to mind and I was tempted to crawl in and snuggle up next to him. But I gave myself a mental shake. He was quickly turning me into a silly schoolgirl.
I am a strong, independent woman.
I had other women depending on me and I couldn’t let some male drifter, a wanted man no less, distract me from my responsibilities.
I placed the tray on his lap and backed away as quickly as possible, taking a seat in the rocker I’d spent so much time in the last few days.
            “It seems your presence is causing quite a stir around here. My friends don’t quite know how to react to you.
            “What about you?”
            “What about me?”
            “You said none of your lady friends knows how to react to me. What about you? Do you know how to react to me?”
The taste of his lips on mine leaped to mind unbidden, along with the feel of his hands on me, and that’s all it took for my double-crossing heart, and my equally rebellious body, to react with lusty desire. I’d assumed I’d never again be lucky enough to find a man who made me feel that way, and yet here he was, already in my bed.
Although I wanted very much to shift from the rocker to the edge of the bed and assist him with his breakfast, perhaps feeding him bits of bread with creamy butter that he’d have to lick from my fingertips, I opted for maintaining at least a modicum of decency and kept my rear end rooted to the chair. I suspected where Mr. Isaac Collins was concerned, me and my good sense were in a heap of trouble, because my body had clearly declared war against us.
            “Just how would you expect me to react?”
            He’d been watching me, waiting for my answer, those warm brown eyes regarding me from under a fringe of dark lashes, making my belly flutter like a flock of hummingbirds had nested inside.
            “A smart woman would be on her guard. She’d be concerned and maybe even afraid, and she’d send me on my way, happy to see the back of me. And I took you for a smart woman.”

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Author of romance and science fiction with Entangled Publishing and Evernight Publishing.

Oregon Ducks fan.

Donut and pastry addict.

I like cats.

When I’m not writing you’ll find me in a college classroom teaching English, or working as a literary agent for an amazing agency…and of course, wrangling my family.


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Moonstone Conspiracy By Elizabeth Ellen Carter



Moonstone Conspiracy
By Elizabeth Ellen Carter
Revolution in France, rebels in England, and one woman caught in the crossfire... 

For her unwitting participation in a plot to embezzle the Exchequer, Lady Abigail Houghall has spent the last two years exiled to the city of Bath. A card sharp, sometime mistress, and target of scandalous gossip by the London Beau Monde, Lady Abigail plots to escape her gilded cage as well as the prudish society that condemns her. But the times are not easy. France is in chaos. The king has been executed, and whispers of a similar revolution are stirring in England. And because of her participation in the robbery plot, the Spymaster of England is blackmailing her into passing him information about the members of London’s upper crust.

When the dashing English spy Daniel Ridgeway takes a seat at her card table and threatens to expose her for cheating, she has no choice but to do as he demands: seduce the leader of the revolutionaries and learn what she can about their plot. As she’s drawn deeper into Daniel’s dangerous world, from the seedy backstreets of London to the claustrophobic catacombs of a war-torn Paris, she realizes an even more dangerous fact. She’s falling in love with her seductive partner. And the stakes of this game might just be too high, even for her. 
Excerpt
Daniel picked his moment carefully. He watched Sir Percy’s wife leave with another group soon after the announcement was made. And although he made no especial effort to hide, he nonetheless remained in the shadows. He pulled out a cigar and lit it on a nearby taper.

As soon as he heard the footman call for Sir Percy’s carriage, he stepped forward into the carriage and waited for Blakeney to join him.

“Send me to France, Percy,” he said as soon as the carriage jolted into motion.

“I’m not going to do that,” Blakeney replied.

“You can’t just leave Jonathan there!”

“He signed on knowing the same risks as you.”

“He has a wife and children!”

“And you seem inordinately fond of them,” Sir Percy snapped back. “You saw the list you gave me tonight. A dozen good men and women dead because of the Jacobins. I’m not prepared to risk more. Not until we know what we’re up against.”

“It could be too late!”

“You took an oath when you joined the League, Ridgeway. One to command, all to obey. Bear that in mind.”

Daniel leaned forward and rested his arms on his knees and exhaled long and sharp.

He felt Percy slap him on the back.

“Just wait a week until we know the lay of the land. I haven’t studied the documents you gave me and Parliament hasn’t even prepared a response to the National Committee’s declaration of war.”

“A week is a long time, Percy,” Daniel warned.

“So is eternity, dear chap. Don’t lose your head. As you well know, those Frenchies have a devilish way of parting you from it.”
Author Bio
Elizabeth Ellen Carter’s debut novel, Moonstone Obsession, was published in 2013 by Etopia Press. Earlier that year, the Regency adventure romance had been shortlisted in the Romance Writers of Australia Emerald Awards for Best Unpublished Manuscript. Set in England and France during the French Revolution, it was heralded as ‘edge-of-seat adventure and intrigue’ and ‘a rollercoaster of love, blackmail, ill-gotten gains, treason and trickery’ with Carter described as ‘a writer worth keeping an eye on’ with ‘a hint of classic suspense novelist Daphne du Maurier’.

Her second novel, Warrior’s Surrender, was published by Etopia the following year. Set in Northumbria in 1077, it sets the relationship between a displaced Saxon noblewoman and a Norman baron against the turbulent backdrop of England in the years following the Norman invasion of 1066. Reviewers found the novel ‘a fast moving and passionate read’ with ‘strong characters, an intriguing plot, and plenty of action… a sexy romance to be savoured’. Readers agreed, voting Warrior’s Surrender Favourite Historical Fiction in the 2015 Readers & Writers Down Under Readers Choice Awards.

Also in 2014, the short story Moonstone Promise, spinning off from Moonstone Obsession as part of Etopia’s Valentines Heat anthology, followed the fortunes of one of the supporting characters back home to 18th century Pittsburgh in a tale of ‘second chance romance’.
Warrior’s Surrender (now in print as well as eBook) was named Favourite Historical Fiction at the 2015 Readers & Writers Down Under Readers Choice Awards in March this year.
Carter moved up to 1802 for the light-hearted romantic short story Three Ships, part of the Christmas 2014 anthology A Season To Remember, and ventures briefly into contemporary romance for the first time with her Romance Writers of Australia annual Little Gems competition placegetter, The Tin Bear, publishing in August 2015.

And another Moonstone Obsession character, the sinful Lady Abigail Houghall, features in the full length novel Moonstone Conspiracy, coming from Etopia Press in 2015.

Carter is currently working on her fourth novel, set in ancient Rome and tentatively titled Dark Heart, which will bring together the elements for which she has become known in just a few years – in-depth historical detail woven through gripping adventure and captivating romance.
The author lives in Australia with her husband and two cats. A former newspaper journalist, she ran an award-winning PR agency for 12 years.


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