Cover Reveal, Excerpt & *Giveaway* – Reservations, Kindle Alexander

October 17, 2017 By

 
 
Title: Reservations
Author: Kindle Alexander
Genre: M/M Romance

Release Date: Coming Soon 

 
Wildly successful entrepreneur, Thane Walker is stubbornly set in his ways. Adamantly resistant to the shackles of commitment, he’s seen enough unhappy endings to learn the best way to play is by keeping his men on the payroll. 

Levi Silva’s dream of graduating from one of the country’s top medical schools is in his grasp, until news from home changes everything. Now, he’s raising his two teenage brothers and trying to keep everyone’s head above water, emotionally and financially. 
 
When Levi’s new job puts him in Thane’s path, their chemistry explodes, but their fear of being involved in relationships keeps them apart. Unfortunately, despite the intense desire drawing them together, neither man can move forward until they get past their own…Reservations.

 
 

His mouth watered thinking about that vinegar coleslaw, and his stomach growled a little louder. Damn, he was starving. He should go out there and fix himself a plate, but he wouldn’t. That would only open a line of personal communication, and this restaurant had too much of that going on. Everyone but the customers were friends.
Instead of doing that, Thane buckled down and opened an email from Arik Layne. The email was to both him and Chef Ferico. The subject line read, “Whole Foods and HSN, Bitches!!!!” That instantly had Thane smiling. Arik had become a force in his life. The guy didn’t seem to understand the value of hesitancy. Arik was a mover and shaker. Their joint venture of infused olive oils had taken off like lightning. Arik had secured sales on thousands of bottles before manufacturing had started. Now that they had production underway, they were blowing and going like wildfire. All Arik had to do was pick up the phone, and he secured another sale.

Thane scanned the message, reading how Whole Foods planned to add them in a test market now, with mass distribution the beginning of October. That was all great news. Arik had also secured a spot on HSN in November, about two weeks before Thanksgiving. Somehow he’d managed to squeeze them into an already set schedule on foods for the holidays. They’d also be given time on the sales floor. The anticipated sales were around twenty-five thousand bottles.

Wow. Okay.

The last lines on the email made Thane squelch the urge to laugh out loud, not wanting to undermine the stern tone he’d taken with his staff, but, man, Arik was hilarious. He listed ten reasons why he’d be a better choice than Thane to go on the HSN broadcast with Chef Ferico. Every single bullet point ended with “because I really want to sample all the foods made that day.”
Literally, a man after his own heart.
Out of nothing more than the need to make Arik squirm, he decided to tease him. Thane quickly typed how glad he was for Arik’s effort, along with a note that they should at least flip a coin for the TV slot. He chose tails. Grinning, he pushed send as his cell phone began to vibrate in his pocket. With a glance at the screen, he saw Julian’s name and swiped to accept the call.
“Hey,” he said, putting the call on speaker before fishing his Bluetooth out of the computer bag and hooking it around his ear. 
“Hey, yourself. You still coming here?”
“I am. It’ll be a few weeks though. Everything okay?”

“Of course, you know I run a tight ship, but I might have to break protocol.”
Thane began shaking his head no as if Julian could see him.

“I can almost hear you shaking your head no.”

“That’s because that’s what I’m doing. Absolutely no rule breakage, Julian. You do it one time and that opens the door…”

“Hang tight, Papi Chulo. Don’t get all bent. I’m telling you before I do it. That should count.”

The happy place he’d found after reading Arik’s hilarious message was on the fast track to crashing and burning as Thane sat back in his chair and crossed his arms over his chest.

“Why?” he asked, instead of giving Julian the same dressing-down he’d just given this management team on the failures of flouting established protocol.

“Remember that kid I told you about months ago. My PT assistant, the one who got me into free counseling?”

Thane had to really think which was kind of funny. Julian’s care had been grossly expensive. He’d have thought he’d remember someone who’d saved him so much money in free counseling. He shrugged, lifting his brows, giving himself a break. He could vaguely recall the key components. “Maybe…”

“He needs a job.”
“We don’t hire our staff like that, Julian. Remember your training. Your guys…”

“Boss, slow your roll. He’s a med student taking care of his family, and he’s hot as hell. His body alone’ll make the customers very happy. Happy customers equal more money.”
“Is he in your previous line of work?” Thane asked, completely confused and trying to catch up.

“No. I want him for waitstaff at the club. I saw him last night, and he’s losing his job. He’s coming to the club tonight to take a look around. I’ll send his info off for a background check, but I’ll probably put him on the floor as early as tomorrow,” Julian stated matter-of-factly.

That was another huge issue he was having with Julian. The guy was a beast at work. He kept sticking his nose in every other manager’s responsibilities, causing all sorts of ill will. Julian was a man on a mission. He governed that club with an iron fist, all to try and repay Thane for the expensive care. “Have you talked with Dave about whether he needs more waitstaff?”

“Dave-the-douchebag quit today. You didn’t hear?” Julian said casually.
“What?” Thane pushed his fingers through his hair. Why was he just now hearing about this?

“Don’t worry. I got this. I’ll fill in until you figure out what to do. I, of course, think you just need to let me handle all personnel…”

“Stop, Julian. First, no one’s hired without passing a background check. I’m not watching anyone go through what you did again. And second, you better stop pissing off all my people. Until I talk to Dave and see if I can get him back, you can handle the waitstaff scheduling, but you aren’t…”
“Equipped to handle personnel issues,” Julian said, finishing his sentence. “Are you getting laid regularly? Because I’m pretty sure you’re not. You need to come on over here and bend me over this desk—”

“We have rules. I’m not having sex on that property, and I better not catch you having sex on that property!” Thane shot out, cutting Julian off.

“You’re a very difficult man, Thane Walker,” Julian replied, not missing a beat. “I’d say hard, but I have no way of truly knowing that.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Best Selling Author Kindle Alexander is an innovative writer, and a genre-crosser who writes classic fantasy, romance, suspense, and erotica in both the male/male and male/female genres. It’s always a surprise to see what’s coming next!

I live in the suburbs of Dallas where it’s true, the only thing bigger than an over active imagination, may be women’s hair!
Usually, I try for funny. Humor is a major part of my life – I love to laugh, and it seems to be the thing I do in most situations – regardless of the situation, but jokes are a tricky deal… I don’t want to offend anyone and jokes tend to offend. So instead I’m going to tell you about Kindle.

I tragically lost my sixteen year old daughter to a drunk driver. She had just been at home, it was early in the night and I heard the accident happen. I’ll never forget that moment. The sirens were immediate and something inside me just knew. I left my house, drove straight to the accident on nothing more than instinct. I got to be there when my little girl died – weirdly, I consider that a true gift from above. She didn’t have to be alone.

That time in my life was terrible. It’s everything you think it would be times about a billion. I love that kid. I loved being her mother and I loved watching her grow into this incredibly beautiful person, both inside and out. She was such a gift to me. To have it all ripped away so suddenly broke me.

Her name was Kindle. Honest to goodness – it was her name and she died a few weeks before Amazon released their brand new Kindle ereader. She had no idea it was coming out and she would have finally gotten her name on something! Try finding a ruler with the name Kindle on it.. It never happened.

Through the course of that crippling event I was lucky enough to begin to write with a dear friend in the fan fiction world of Facebook. She got me through those dark days with her unwavering support and friendship. There wasn’t a time she wasn’t there for me. Sometimes together and sometimes by myself, we built a world where Kindle lives and stands for peace, love and harmony. It’s its own kind of support group. I know without question I wouldn’t be here today without her.

Find out more by visiting www.kindlealexander.com or email me at kindle@kindlealexander.com

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Blog Tour, Review & *Giveaway* – Mad Love, Shana Vanterpool

September 27, 2017 By

 
 
Title: Mad Love
Series: Guns & Ink Series #1
Author: Shana Vanterpool
Genre: NA Romance/Contemporary
Release Date: September 25, 2017
Publisher: Swoon Romance
 
 
 
 
She was a disruption he never wanted.

He was everything she distrusted.

Klayton Caldwell owns a tattoo shop in Denver, Colorado, and has seen just about everything and met just about every kind of person. And they all have one thing in common. Ink. 

He isn’t complicated. What you see is what you get. Sex? Always. Relationships? Never. Pleasantries? He doesn’t do that either. Those who can’t handle his mouth get inked elsewhere. Klayton holds everyone at a distance, even his friends. He doesn’t do “close.”

Until Madison ends up in his tattoo parlor, broken, afraid and alone. There’s something about her, and almost immediately, Klayton’s guard drops. Now, everything he knows about himself changes as his life begins to unravel.

Twenty-year-old Madison Hart’s future was taken from her the moment she was abducted from her college campus and held captive by a sicko. After escaping, she flees, running into a stranger. A stranger who shares a similar past. Someone who might be able to help her heal. If she’ll let him. 

Madi comes into Klayton’s life like a storm. She’s beautiful. Pitiful. Dangerous. Her pain runs deep enough that she may never be able to talk about what she’s experienced. Her refusal to talk takes a level of patience Klayton’s not sure he has. 

He must navigate her broken pieces by changing everything he is. Who he’s been all these years won’t work anymore. But Madi fights him, she fights herself. She fights the madness.

She refuses to talk. He can’t control his mouth. She doesn’t want to be touched. He can’t help himself. They don’t want love. Inside this storm, is a love so mad it might destroy them both.

MAD LOVE is book 1 in the Guns & Ink series from Shana Vanterpool. Look for the rest of the Guns & Ink series coming soon from Swoon Romance. 

Book #2 Hard Love – Cat and Brando 
Book #3 Bad Love – Isaiah & Bell

 
 
 
 

 
5 Stars
Mad Love is the first novel in the Guns & Ink series by one of my favorite authors, Shana Vanterpool. She is the Queen of writing about broken characters. I love being there for them during their journeys of putting their pieces back together again. I also know when I open one of her books, I will be going on an emotional rollercoaster. It’s beautiful really. The synopsis is perfection so I will try my best to make this short.
One broken bird. One broken artist. Two hearts that need to heal. Madison didn’t want to be a burden to him. He didn’t want her to feel like she was one. He knew he wasn’t the gentle type but he also knew he wasn’t a monster. Like the monster that did this to her. Broke her. Made her afraid to live. Afraid to be touched. Afraid to feel. He wanted her to do all of those things and more. He didn’t know why he cared. He only really cared for one person and that was not even himself. But he cared about the empty shell of a woman who took over his room. His space. Evidently his head. His body. And he was scared that she would take over his heart. He didn’t want to want her. She deserved more. She deserved to be loved by someone who deserved to be loved in return. He knew he wasn’t that person but did she? What would happen when she was back to herself? Back to the perfect person she once was?
I have read all of Shana’s novels. I actually love them so much that I stopped reading the synopsis’ until after I read the books. I didn’t need to. I knew I wanted to read it. I trust her. I trust she will give me a story to fall in love with. Characters that I will connect with. Unique storylines that will hook me in. Mad Love did that and more. It’s my favorite book written by Shana. I loved everything about it. I felt like I was in the book. I loved watching Madison and Klayton’s complicated relationship develop. It’s not easy. It’s not insta-love. It’s not flowers and butterflies. It’s madness. It’s raw. It’s beautiful. It’s epic.
Overall…it’s another masterpiece in the author’s collection! The writing is phenomenal. The story is perfectly imperfect. The characters are real. I cried, laughed, and cringed. I have a feeling this is going to be my favorite series written by Shana.
Quotes:
Kissing’s still mine.
“I don’t think they make cardigans in my size.”
She was a siren, and I was a man who didn’t mind being led to his destruction.
 

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Cover Reveal & *Giveaway* – Mad Love Series: Guns & Ink Series #1, Shana Vanterpool

September 8, 2017 By

 
 
Title: Mad Love
Series: Guns & Ink Series #1
Author: Shana Vanterpool
Genre: NA Romance/Contemporary
Release Date: September 25, 2017
Publisher: Swoon Romance
 
 
 
 
 
She was a disruption he never wanted.

He was everything she distrusted.

Klayton Caldwell owns a tattoo shop in Denver, Colorado, and has seen just about everything and met just about every kind of person. And they all have one thing in common. Ink. 

He isn’t complicated. What you see is what you get. Sex? Always. Relationships? Never. Pleasantries? He doesn’t do that either. Those who can’t handle his mouth get inked elsewhere. Klayton holds everyone at a distance, even his friends. He doesn’t do “close.”

Until Madison ends up in his tattoo parlor, broken, afraid and alone. There’s something about her, and almost immediately, Klayton’s guard drops. Now, everything he knows about himself changes as his life begins to unravel.

Twenty-year-old Madison Hart’s future was taken from her the moment she was abducted from her college campus and held captive by a sicko. After escaping, she flees, running into a stranger. A stranger who shares a similar past. Someone who might be able to help her heal. If she’ll let him. 

Madi comes into Klayton’s life like a storm. She’s beautiful. Pitiful. Dangerous. Her pain runs deep enough that she may never be able to talk about what she’s experienced. Her refusal to talk takes a level of patience Klayton’s not sure he has. 

He must navigate her broken pieces by changing everything he is. Who he’s been all these years won’t work anymore. But Madi fights him, she fights herself. She fights the madness.

She refuses to talk. He can’t control his mouth. She doesn’t want to be touched. He can’t help himself. They don’t want love. Inside this storm, is a love so mad it might destroy them both.

MAD LOVE is book 1 in the Guns & Ink series from Shana Vanterpool. Look for the rest of the Guns & Ink series coming soon from Swoon Romance. 

Book #2 Hard Love – Cat and Brando 
Book #3 Bad Love – Isaiah & Bell
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Romance author, coffee drinker, and bad boy aficionado. Every second not spent breathing is an opportunity to write and read. I live in Northern California with my family and actress dog, Halle Bella. (Just Bella when she decides to cut the crap.) Escaping with a good book is something I live for and I write so others can do the same.

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cover Reveal – Mrs. Claus, An Anthology

September 5, 2017 By

 
 
Title: Mrs. Claus Anthology
Authors: Chelsea Camaron, Amanda Lanclos, Lacey Black, Skye Turner and Laramie Briscoe
Genre: Romance
Release: November 1, 2017


 
 


Mistletoe.

Tinsel.

Presents galore.

The spirit of Christmas is in the air.

A love that spans the globe and the test of time, Santa and Mrs. Claus have a one of a kind romance as does this anthology. 

With stories from five brilliant authors, there is a gift inside for everyone! Amanda Lanclos, Chelsea Camaron, Lacey Black, Laramie Briscoe, and Skye Turner each come together to bring their own never before released stories with a touch of holiday spirit.
 



Chelsea Camaron is a small town Carolina girl with a big imagination. She is a wife and mom chasing her dreams. She writes contemporary romance, erotic suspense, and psychological thrillers. She loves to write blue-collar men who have real problems with a fictional twist. From mechanics to bikers to oil riggers to smokejumpers, bar owners, and beyond, she loves a strong hero who works hard and plays harder.





Amanda Lanclos resides in the lovely state of Louisiana just a short drive from Death Valley aka Baton Rouge. When she isn’t head deep into a book she is spending time either blogging, writing, or being a mommy to two beautiful blonde headed blue eyed babies. Amanda never expected to be a writer, but one day that all changed when she saw a picture of a military man with both of his legs taken from an IUD in a war, and that is where her inspiration came for her very first novel Irreparable. With three books already out in the series she is working on the next as well as a Christian Romance about how to overcome grief and blaming yourself. Contact Amanda, because she loves to hear from her readers! Email: authoramandalanclos@gmail.com

 
 
 
 

Skye Turner is an avid reader and an editor turned International Bestselling author of sexy southern romance. Her books are sexy and can be sweet, but they’re always filled with southern heat. All of her books are based in or visit her home state of Louisiana and her love of her home is evident in every word.

 


 

She attended Southeastern Louisiana University and Louisiana State University where she majored in Mass Communications, centering her studies in Journalism. Unfortunately life intervened and she made the choice to leave her studies. 

 


She lives in small town Louisiana with her husband, 2 children, and 8 fur babies.

When she’s not chained to her laptop pounding out sexy stories she can usually be found playing Supermom, reading, gardening (playing in the dirt), snuggling with her rescued animals, listening to music and dancing like a fool, or catching up on her family oriented blog. 

 
 
 



Lacey Black is a Midwestern girl with a passion for reading, writing, and shopping. She carries her e-reader with her everywhere she goes so she never misses an opportunity to read a few pages. Always looking for a happily ever after, Lacey is passionate about contemporary romance novels and enjoys it further when you mix in a little suspense. She resides in a small town in Illinois with her husband, two children, and a chocolate lab. Lacey loves watching NASCAR races and should only consume one mixed drink because she’s a lightweight.

Lacey welcomes the opportunity to chat with her fans.







 

Laramie Briscoe is the best-selling author of the Heaven Hill Series & the Rockin’ Country Series.

Since self-publishing her first book in May of 2013, Laramie Briscoe has published over 10 books. She’s appeared on the Top 100 Bestselling E-books Lists on iBooks, Amazon Kindle, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble. She’s been called “a very young Maya Banks” (Amazon reviewer) and her books have been accused of being “sexy, family-oriented, romances with heart”.

When she’s not writing alpha males who seriously love their women, she loves spending time with friends, reading, and marathoning shows on her DVR. Married to her high school sweetheart, Laramie lives in Bowling Green, KY with her husband (the Travel Coordinator) and a sometimes crazy cat named Beau.



 

 
 
 
 
 
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Blog Tour, Review & *Giveaway* – Survivor, T.M. Smith

September 4, 2017 By

 



Guess what… Survivor is available now!
I’m so excited to share this story with you, the first in a new series. There’s murder, suspense, romance and passion. What more could you want?? The synopsis and buy links are below, and be sure to enter the giveaway for a chance to win a surprise swag pack!

Taylor Langford’s world is torn apart when he is only thirteen years old—his parents killed, leaving him alone and orphaned. With no living relatives, he’d certainly be another statistic if not for the intervention of the policeman who found Taylor in the crawl space where his mother hid him that fateful night. Despite the tragedy and resulting anguish in his life, Taylor knows how lucky he is.


Frank Moore is a rookie with the Dallas Police Department when he and his partner answer a call in Devonshire, one of the city’s more affluent neighborhoods. They think the young boy in various pictures throughout the home has been kidnapped until they find him, shaken but alive. Officer Moore recognizes the pain in the kid’s eyes, having lost his own mother to cancer when he was just a boy. He steps in, making sure Taylor is placed with a loving foster family. Over the years, Frank becomes a permanent fixture in Taylor’s life.

 

A decade later, the case remains unsolved and the once gangly, uncertain teenager is now a college graduate who knows exactly what he wants. He’s coming home to the man that helped mold and shape his life, the man he’s loved for as long as he can remember, Frank Moore. But Taylor isn’t the only person returning to Dallas, and while Frank is distracted by his own conflicting feelings and the new bond growing between the two, the past creeps up on them, determined to finish what was started ten years earlier.
A note from the author…

I hope you enjoy Frank and Taylor’s story. It’s been a long road to get them settled, but I’m happy with where this story has taken them. When I started this book, the intent was to write a stand-alone story, but that has changed. Characters continually evolve throughout the writing process, and there are several characters in the book that want to tell their story. I’ve grown especially fond of Rory and I can’t wait to write his book, which will take us back to when he first joined the Bureau, and continue on to his happy ever after.
Please be advised: This is a May/December romance, and as in life, there are sexual situations that take place prior to the main characters finding their way to one another. This is not gratuitous; it is meant to show character growth and self-realization. There is absolutely no cheating.

 

Sandra's Review

4.5 Stars

Survivor is a standalone novel. I am a fan of T.M’s All Cocks series but this is the first book I have read by her that was not part of that series. I loved that it had a different feel to the story and the writing. I was hooked from the very first page. I am mystery kinda girl too so add that into a love story and I am addicted. The synopsis explains the story very well so I will make this quick.
Frank and Taylor had a special bond for the moment they locked eyes. At thirteen, Frank was Taylor’s rock after his parents are murdered. He found him a good home and spent time with him. Frank somewhat understood what the teen was going through. And through the years, they become best friends. Spending time together with family and friends at Martha’s Vineyard for summers. Then, during one of those trips things shift. And years later…Taylor isn’t a kid anymore and he knows what he wants. The man that he has loved. Frank. But, how does Frank feel about this? Can their special bond turn into more?
I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this story going in but you know what…I loved it. It is not instant. The age difference isn’t a huge gap. The way T.M has the story flow makes it a beautiful story. Don’t get me wrong…it’s hot too later in the story. It also has the mystery of the unsolved murders too. Who is the stranger that entered that house ten years ago?
Overall…it’s a beautiful story. The morphing from one bond to another over the years. I am hoping that this turns into a series. There are a few characters I would love to again.
Quotes:
Much like the lighthouse on the beach across from the cottage at Martha’s Vineyard, Frank had been a beacon of hope for Taylor the past ten years.
“Are we in Kansas, Dorothy? Cause I could have sworn the missus and I flew into Massachusetts for some fun in the sun.”
One corner of Taylor’s mouth lifted, the grin wicked, dangerous, and promising.

 

A military brat born and raised at Ft. Benning Georgia;
TM Smith is an avid reader, reviewer and writer. A Texas transplant, she now
calls DFW her home. Most days she can be found curled up with a good book, or
ticking away on her next novel.
Smith is a single mom of three disturbingly outspoken and
decidedly different kids, one of which is Autistic. Besides her writing, she is
passionate about Autism advocacy and LGBT rights. Because, seriously people,
Love is Love!
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Cover Reveal – Torn, Alexis Noelle

September 4, 2017 By

Title: Torn
Series: Deathstalkers MC
Author: Alexis Noelle
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: October 23, 2017

Loyalty

 

That’s what it’s all about here.

 

I’d do anything for one of my brothers,
Even go with his old lady to a parent-teacher conference.
But when I see the sweet little number who’s the teacher,
Suddenly, school’s right up my alley.
She’s innocent, naive, and sexy as Hell.
Damn, I just want in her pants,
And to maybe teach her a thing or two.
And I’m not backing down,
I’ll get to her.
But if she ever finds out the truth about our connection,
It’ll sever the ties and ruin it all.
I’m just going to keep my mouth shut–
And all over her.

 


Alexis Noelle lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband, and three kids. On top a writing career, she is a full-time student and a full-time mom. She loves spending time with her kids, although she has to hide the computer from them when she is writing! She love being active and being outdoors, especially if it involves any kind of shopping.

She has always been passionate about writing. She loves to read romance books and feels like being able to lose yourself in a book is one of the more exciting aspects. The books she loves to read and write will be ones that make you feel for the characters. Ashley believes that you should have an opinion on every character in a book whether you love them, hate them, or think they are up to something.She also believes that the most important critic is your reader, so she loves to hear from the readers. She want her fans to be open & talk to her about what they want for the characters in the story, and what they would like to see happen.






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Release Day Blitz – Havoc, Alexis Noelle

August 21, 2017 By


Title: Havoc
Series: Deathstalkers MC #7
Author: Alexis Noelle
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: August 21, 2017

 


 

“Great story and I am very pleased I offered to read and review it based on how much I had enjoyed all the others, very worth reading.” – Review from Wendy Hodges

 

“Havoc was a good book, packed full of drama and action.” – Cat’s Guilty Pleasures

 

“I loved how this story unfolded and developed, the relationship between Rock and Chrissy was fun and the dramatic ending was an “edge of your seat” read.” – Readers World Book Haven

 

CHRISSY
As a social worker, I’ve seen my fair share of broken families, bad relationships, and worlds of regret.
Because of that the last thing, I’ll ever do is let down my guard, or open up my heart.
As for men, bring ’em on.
I love a good man in my bed, but I’m not looking for forever or happily ever after. 
That’s not my style.
Please me, and leave. 
These are my rules. 
There’s no bending or breaking them. 
Even when he pulls out all the stops,
I’m not budging.
They’re set in stone.
Or should I say, “Rock?”

ROCK
I’m chiseling away at that hard exterior, one pebble at a time.
I don’t negotiate, I don’t share, and 
I sure as hell don’t wait my turn.
Despite her smart mouth and fiery ways,
I still want her. 
But this “friends with benefits” deal of hers is bullshit.
I don’t play that way.
At least, I don’t plan to anymore.
I will own every ounce of her.
That body.
That mind.
That heart.
It will all be mine.


Alexis Noelle lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband, and three kids. On top a writing career, she is a full-time student and a full-time mom. She loves spending time with her kids, although she has to hide the computer from them when she is writing! She love being active and being outdoors, especially if it involves any kind of shopping.

She has always been passionate about writing. She loves to read romance books and feels like being able to lose yourself in a book is one of the more exciting aspects. The books she loves to read and write will be ones that make you feel for the characters. Ashley believes that you should have an opinion on every character in a book whether you love them, hate them, or think they are up to something.She also believes that the most important critic is your reader, so she loves to hear from the readers. She want her fans to be open & talk to her about what they want for the characters in the story, and what they would like to see happen.



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Blog Tour, Reviews & *Giveaway* – Never With You, Anie Michaels

August 17, 2017 By

 
 
Title: Never With You
Series: Never Series (standalone read)
Author: Anie Michaels
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 15, 2017
 
 
 
 
Talia Lennick expected an uneventful week at the beach with her family. Reading, sunbathing, recharging her proverbial batteries—all typical beach vacation activities. Oh, and dealing with her family, who was too concerned with her almost-thirty-and-single status. What she didn’t expect was Briggs Townsend. Briggs was the handsome man living in the house next door, who looked too damned sexy all the time—whether he was surfing or wielding a tool belt while remodeling his beach house. It was hard to keep her eyes off him. But looking at him and admiring his incredible body was as far as she could take it, because a relationship was the last thing she needed.

Briggs Townsend was completely consumed with tearing down the house he’d shared with his cheating ex-wife and building new walls—for both the house and his heart. Women were the last thing on his mind when he spotted her on the beach. Then the firecracker in the sexy red bikini became the only thing he could think about. He didn’t need a relationship—but he needed her.
 
Two people who had both been burned in the past with undeniable chemistry and attraction, where was the harm in a little vacation romance? Sex with an expiration date sounded like a perfect solution, until emotions came into play. Will Talia be able to have casual sex with the irresistible stranger without getting lost in him? Will Briggs be willing to take a chance on her and tear down his walls to let her in? At the end of their week together, will either be able to walk away?

 


 

This is a stand-alone read, and can be enjoyed without having read previous books in the series.

 

 
 
 

 
 
5 Stars

I’ve been a fan of Anie Michaels’ since the very beginning. Never with You is her newest book in the Never series. Porter is still one of all-time favorites and I just have to say how happy I was to see him again! Never with You is a story of two people finding each other at what seems is the wrong time. But what if it’s not wrong at all. What if the universe gives you exactly what you need at the exact right moment? Talia and Briggs didn’t expect to meet each other. Talia’s on vacation and Briggs is fixing up his house. But when she sees him surfing and he sees her in her red bikini, everything changes. The attraction is strong, but they fight it. They are both coming off breakups and they aren’t ready for something new. Or are they? Can a short term, fun fling turn into more? What’s worse, letting go to save your heart or fighting for something real? I loved this story! Briggs is swoonworthy with his sexiness and his smooth words. Talia is funny, sexy, even if she’s a little annoying at times. I was yelling at her to take a chance! But, that’s a good sign, just means I was invested. I loved seeing Porter and the gang again and I enjoyed meeting these new characters and their friends and family. Overall, it’s a sexy story with some sadness and humor. The perfect combination!

Not only was Briggs shirtless, he was also wearing a tool belt.

“All I know is that I don’t want to drive away from you and never hear from  you again, or never see you again.”

Sandra's Review

4.5 Stars

Never With You is the sixth book in the amazing Never series by one of my favorite authors, Anie Michaels. It can be read as a standalone but if you did read the previous books then you will recognize some of the secondary characters. But this is the first time you will meet Briggs and Talia. Two people that didn’t expect to meet each other.
Talia was on vacation with her family of seven for the next week in a remote area on the Oregon coast when she saw him. A man on the water that she couldn’t stop watching. What she didn’t know was that he was watching her too. While she was watching him surf, he was watching her on the beach in her sexy red bikini. They both wondered what the other was like but they both knew it was useless to meet. Nothing could happen. So they both walk away. That is until the lights go out…
Over the next week Briggs and Talia plan to get to know each other. Help each other. Feel each other. All with knowing there is an expiration date on their friendship. There has to be. Neither of them are ready for a relationship. They know this and don’t want to hurt the other in the end. So, it’s one week of fun in the sun. That was the plan. But they also didn’t plan on those pesky things called feelings. Can they walk away at the end of the week?
This was a great addition to the series! It was awesome that we got to go back the beach where it all started. It was so much fun catching up with the previous characters and to be introduced to new ones. Briggs and Talia are adorable, fun, and sexy. I definitely felt their passion and pain. It was a fun ride!
Overall…Anie has done it again. Gave us another story in this incredible series. Briggs and Talia are lovable characters with painful pasts and unknown futures.
Quotes:
Shit. A beautiful schoolteacher who’d take beer over margaritas? With a fantastic body? This was torture.
“Show me.”
“I’m going to undress you, firecracker, and I’m going to take my time. I’m going to memorize every inch of you, taste every part of you, and I don’t care if it takes all night, yeah?”
She nodded, almost frantically, but then said, “Yes,” on a breath.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Anie Michaels is the author of The Never series, The Private Serials, and a stand alone novel, The Space Between Us. She started writing her first novel in June 2013. When she is not working, reading, writing, or spending time with her family, you can find her spending time with her close friends. Anie lives in Portland, Oregon, with her family.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Release Boost, Review, Excerpt & *Giveaway* – Aim, LP Dover

August 11, 2017 By

 

 
 

 

 
Title: Aim
Series: Circle of Justice
Author: LP Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: August 7, 2017
 
 

 

Blurb
When someone asks
what I do for a living, I answer it plain and simple . . . I’m a hunter. I hunt
the dregs of society and I’m very damn good at it.
 
I’m Ian Chandler,
FBI agent and a member of the Circle of Justice, an organization of justice
seeking vigilantes. My mission is to solve a string of ‘accidental’ hiking
deaths occurring around my Wyoming town. When Grace Myers –a woman who’s been
missing for days –shows up on my land, it turns out she’s the key to it all.
Someone is hunting her, and I make it my duty to keep her safe.
 
However, the deeper
I get into the case, the more dangerous it becomes; especially, now that I’ve
fallen for the woman I have to protect. If hunting is the game, I won’t fail. I
always hit my mark.
 

Sandra's Review

5 Stars

Aim is the third book in the suspenseful and sexy Circle of Justice series. It can be read as a standalone since each book is a different couple but they are all connected by the circle. A circle full of assassins for the FBI. Ian hasn’t come home from a hunt empty-handed since he started but it also hasn’t been personal. Will it fuck with his head?
 
Grace has gone missing. The chief of police’s daughter. A hotel event and marketing planner. And the only woman Ian Chandler has truly wanted for a very long time. He didn’t want her to have to be hunted down to get her on his doorstep but that is what happened. It was now his turn to find the piece of shit that took her and the asshole who wanted her dead. It was time for him to do what he does best. Kill. But first he needed to figure out who.
 
Grace has been turning down Ian for over a year. She didn’t have time to date. She was married to her job. She also couldn’t trust a man like Ian. Sinfully sexy, charming, and funny. Sure, he sounds like the perfect man but every other girl knew this too. She didn’t want her heart broken again by a man like him. Now, she was being protected by him in his home. She knew it wouldn’t take long to give into their chemistry but what happens when she can walk out the door? If she ever could. She couldn’t go anywhere until this mystery was solved.
 
I loved this story. It’s suspenseful, sexy, sweet, and engaging. The characters are well-written. The storyline is unique. And I didn’t want to put it down.
 
Overall…it was a kick ass addition to the series! I am excited for the next book. I know it’s going to be just as awesome, if not better.
 
Quotes:
 
“So reckless, Ian Chandler. From the first time I saw you at Wild River, I could tell you were a troublemaker.”
 
“So, this is where you dream about me, huh?”
I rolled my eyes. “You wish.”
 
“You’re like a vigilante super hero. It’s kind of hot. You remind me of Arrow.”
“Nah, I’m sexier than him,” I said with a wink.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Excerpt

My phone rang and I thought it’d be Bryce, but it wasn’t.
“What can I do for you, Chief?”
Colton Myers was the chief of police back in Wyoming. His
call wasn’t unusual, because they often called me and my brothers when there
were cases the local PD couldn’t solve. “I need your help,” he replied, his
voice shaking.
The cab driver pulled up to the airport entrance and I
passed him a wad of bills before getting out. “What’s going on? I’m about to
get on a flight to head home.”
“Good. I’ll drop these files off with Reed, so you can see
them when you get back.”
The din of the bustling city made it hard to hear him, but I
could tell he was distraught. “Files for what?”
He sighed heavily. “You know how there’ve been missing
hikers in Montana?”
“Yeah, I saw something about it before I left for New York.”
It wasn’t uncommon for tourists to sway from the hiking trails or test their
limits by doing stupid shit. Most of those people found themselves dead. I
liked to climb the cliffs, but I was good at it.
“We’re missing people here too,” Colton confessed.
“It happens every year. Why does this case shock you?” I’d
been gone for three weeks, so I hadn’t even paid attention to what was going on
in Wyoming.
He huffed angrily. “About three weeks ago, eight men
supposedly went missing in our mountains. Just this morning, I couldn’t get a
hold of Grace. Her boss also called me and said she never showed up at their
meeting last night. Her car is still at the hotel. It’s like she disappeared.”
“You’ve got to be shitting me,” I growled low.
Grace was his daughter and a good friend of mine. Hell, I’d
wanted to be more than that for quite some time. I only held back from pursuing
her out of respect for her father. She was one of the most beautiful women I’d
ever known.
“Please, Ian. I have to find her.”
Hurrying through the doors, impatience flooded through my
veins. “We’ll find her, if it’s the last thing I
do . . . I swear.”

 

 

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Author Bio

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she began her literary journey she worked in periodontics, enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.

She loves to write, but she also loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes and white water rafting, and has a passion for singing. Her two youngest fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime, usually Christmas carols.

Dover has written countless novels, including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, the Armed & Dangerous series, the Royal Shifters series, and her standalone novel Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense, but if she got to choose a setting in which to live, it would be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.

L.P. Dover is represented by Marisa Corvisiero of Corvisiero Literary Agency and Italia Gandolfo of Gandolfo Helin & Fountain Literary Management for dramatic rights.

 
 
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Cover Reveal & Excerpt – AIM, L.P. Dover

June 28, 2017 By

 
 
Title: AIM
Series: A Circle of Justice Novel
Author: LP Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense Standalone
Release Date: August 7, 2017
 

 



 
 
 
*~* STANDALONE NOVEL *~*
 
When someone asks what I do for a living, I answer it plain and simple . . . I’m a hunter. I hunt the dregs of society and I’m very damn good at it.
 
I’m Ian Chandler, FBI agent and a member of the Circle of Justice, an organization of justice seeking vigilantes. My mission is to solve a string of ‘accidental’ hiking deaths occurring around my Wyoming town. When Grace Myers –a woman who’s been missing for days –shows up on my land, it turns out she’s the key to it all. Someone is hunting her, and I make it my duty to keep her safe.

However, the deeper I get into the case, the more dangerous it becomes; especially, now that I’ve fallen for the woman I have to protect. If hunting is the game, I won’t fail. I always hit my mark.
 
 
 
 
 
 
My phone rang and I thought it’d be Bryce, but it wasn’t. “What can I do for you, Chief?”

 

Colton Myers was the chief of police back in Wyoming. His call wasn’t unusual, because they often called me and my brothers when there were cases the local PD couldn’t solve. “I need your help,” he replied, his voice shaking.

 

The cab driver pulled up to the airport entrance and I passed him a wad of bills before getting out. “What’s going on? I’m about to get on a flight to head home.”

 

“Good. I’ll drop these files off with Reed, so you can see them when you get back.”

 

The din of the bustling city made it hard to hear him, but I could tell he was distraught. “Files for what?”

 

He sighed heavily. “You know how there’ve been missing hikers in Montana?”

 

“Yeah, I saw something about it before I left for New York.” It wasn’t uncommon for tourists to sway from the hiking trails or test their limits by doing stupid shit. Most of those people found themselves dead. I liked to climb the cliffs, but I was good at it.

 

“We’re missing people here too,” Colton confessed.

 

“It happens every year. Why does this case shock you?” I’d been gone for three weeks, so I hadn’t even paid attention to what was going on in Wyoming.

 

He huffed angrily. “About three weeks ago, eight men supposedly went missing in our mountains. Just this morning, I couldn’t get a hold of Grace. Her boss also called me and said she never showed up at their meeting last night. Her car is still at the hotel. It’s like she disappeared.”

 

“You’ve got to be shitting me,” I growled low.

 

Grace was his daughter and a good friend of mine. Hell, I’d wanted to be more than that for quite some time. I only held back from pursuing her out of respect for her father. She was one of the most beautiful women I’d ever known.

 

“Please, Ian. I have to find her.”

 

Hurrying through the doors, impatience flooded through my veins. “We’ll find her, if it’s the last thing I do . . . I swear.”

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she began her literary journey she worked in periodontics, enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.


She loves to write, but she also loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes and white water rafting, and has a passion for singing. Her two youngest fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime, usually Christmas carols.

Dover has written countless novels, including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, the Armed & Dangerous series, the Royal Shifters series, and her standalone novel Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense, but if she got to choose a setting in which to live, it would be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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