Release Blitz, Excerpt & *Giveaway* – Deviate, Mia Monroe

July 15, 2019 By

 

Title: Deviate
Series: Love in the City #1
Author: Mia Monroe
Genre: Contemporary MM Romance
Release Date: July 15, 2019
Blurb
Falling for him was not part of the plan.
It was the
perfect plan. I would marry one of my closest friends and reap the financial rewards.
He needed a savior right when I showed up on my white horse. We’d been friends
for years, so now we’d be glorified roommates. No one had to know two straight
guys decided to tie the knot. We agreed nothing would change. We’d just go on
with our normal lives.
That was
the plan until I started to notice more about him than just his laid back vibe.
I started to look forward to coming home. I lived to talk books, art, and love.
Suddenly, we were both feeling things that didn’t make any sense. We didn’t
date men. We had to make a decision – act on the attraction or try to pretend
it wasn’t there.
One thing
about perfect plans – sometimes you have to deviate.
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Excerpt
As I hand him my wine glass, our hands brush together
causing both of us to pause. My eyes shift to his, and my brow furrows as the
strangest thought settles over me.
“Something wrong?” Quinn asks. 
I blink rapidly, taking a moment to ground myself.
“Jason? You okay?”
“Yes.” I clear my throat. “I’m fine.”
“You looked like you were gonna be sick.”
I swallow hard. “Um, no it passed. Maybe too much wine. I’m good.”
Quinn smiles. “Okay. Want some water?”
“I can get it.”
I stumble to the fridge, reaching in for a bottle of water, but still reeling
from the urge I had to fight back. I wanted to kiss him. Or him to kiss me. I
wanted my male friend to fucking kiss me. Again. Work has been keeping me so
busy, it’s been easy to avoid the feelings, but they’re back. When he touches
my shoulder, I jump back, startled.
Quinn raises his hand. “Sorry, man. You sure you’re okay? You’re acting really
strange.”
I couldn’t tell him. No way. That would be an invitation. Or admitting
something I’m not sure I want to admit.
“I think I’ll sit down for a minute.”
“Good idea. I’ll finish up in here.”
In the living room, I sink into the couch, rubbing my forehead. My mind shifts
back to the night we kissed and Quinn said it was no big deal. But it was.
Because I liked it. A few minutes ago, I was tempted to do it again. What is it
about the guy that makes me feel such strange things? And what would he do if I
actually kissed him?
When he appears again, my breath catches, but I hope he didn’t notice. He sits
on the edge of the coffee table directly in front of me and puts his hands on
both my knees. 
“Are you sure you don’t need to see a doctor?” he asks. “You’re still really
pale.”
“I’m Irish. I’m always pale.”
Quinn smiles, softly shaking his head. “Your sense of humor is intact at
least.” He studies my eyes. “You’re sure you’re okay?”
Could I tell him? “I, um, just have a lot on my mind.”
“Okay. Let’s talk. That’s why I’m here. Do you need advice? I don’t know much
about your world, but maybe I can help.”
“It’s nothing.”
“Is it your business?”
“No.”
“Personal then. Something between you and me? Something you want to tell me?”
“Quinn…”
He nods, still holding my gaze. “It is me. Did I do something wrong?”
“No.” I shake my head. “Not at all.”
He stands and as he does my eyes follow him, taking in his masculine body. He
moves beside me. “Tell me what’s going on, Jason. I can take it.”
“Um, well, maybe it’s just the wine, but um…” I can’t tell him.
Quinn moves to his knees on the floor in front of me so I’m forced to look at
him again. “What?”
I don’t say a word. Instead, I just lean in and press my lips on his then sit
back abruptly.
A slow smile spreads on Quinn’s lips. “You wanted to kiss me?”
“I guess I did.”
“That’s okay.”
We sit silently for a moment until Quinn slides his hand up my neck, settling
it just under my hair. He pulls me to him and kisses me again, softly, letting
his lips linger on mine. Then he releases me.
“That was nice,” he whispers. “Did you think so?”
I nod. “Yeah, Quinn. It was nice, but—”
“Shh. No buts. We don’t need to break it down right now.”
My brow furrows. “Are you sure?”
“I am sure. It’s just something we both wanted to do, and that’s cool.” He
grins. “We are married after all.”
I laugh softly. “We’re not that kind of married.”
He shrugs. “Maybe we are.” He takes my hand in his. “Or maybe we will be one
day. I think we just…” He tilts his head, fixing those amazing eyes on me.
“Just let it happen.”
“It?”
“Whatever it is. I’m down with that. Are you?”

 

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Author Bio
Mia has
long been an avid romance reader and writer. As someone who identifies as part
of the LGBTQ community, Mia feels a special connection to these sometimes
complicated stories. Once she read her first MM romance, she was hooked, and
now wants to bring those stories to you. She’s a hopeless romantic so she
guarantees a happy ever after in all her stories, but she does not guarantee
they will be without complications.
Mia
describes her writing style as angsty, emotional, and kinky and just lets her
imagination take her where it wants to go. No filters, no restraint, no
apologies. She hopes you enjoy the ride and come back for more.
People will
tell you Mia is funny in the most sarcastic of ways, fluent in inappropriate
memes, loosely moral’d, a lover of words, and fueled by coffee and tacos- but
not at the same time. She has some standards. Send her a friend request!

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Release Boost & *Giveaway * – Master Baker, Pippa Grant

July 3, 2019 By

 

 

Title: Master Baker
Author: Pippa Grant
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Cover Design: Lori Jackson Design
Photo: Wander Aguiar
 Release Date: June 27, 2019
Blurb

 

They call me the sugar whisperer.
Anything your tongue desires, I can bake it. Scones? Child’s play. Cupcakes?
I’ll frost them so good you won’t know what hit you. Donuts? Please.
You’re talking to a master baker.
But there’s one egg I’ve never been able to crack.
My best friend.
Correction: My former best friend.
She’s the apple in my pie. The whip in my cream. The lemon in my meringue. The
wish in my bone.
She’s the one who got away.
After ten years in the military, she’s back. She’s bruised and battered by
life, but she’s back.
Except she’s not my second chance. She’s gone to the dark side.
Running a rival bakery in a town not big enough for two.
So now I have to decide—which do I want more?
My bakery?
Or the woman I never should’ve let go in the first place?
Master Baker is a deliciously fun friends-to-enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy
featuring a smooth-talking baker, the one who got away, and a goat with more
matchmaking tendencies than a nosy old grandpa. It stands alone with no
cheating or cliffhangers.

 

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Author Bio
Pippa Grant is a USA Today Bestselling author who writes
romantic comedies that will make tears run down your leg. When she’s not
reading, writing or sleeping, she’s being crowned employee of the month as a
stay-at-home mom and housewife trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be
productive members of society, all the while fantasizing about long walks on
the beach with hot chocolate chip cookies. 

 

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Release Blitz & *Giveaway* -Master Baker, Pippa Grant

June 27, 2019 By

 

 

Title: Master Baker
Author: Pippa Grant
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Cover Design: Lori Jackson Design
Photo: Wander Aguiar
 Release Date: June 27, 2019
Blurb

 

They call me the sugar whisperer.
Anything your tongue desires, I can bake it. Scones? Child’s play. Cupcakes?
I’ll frost them so good you won’t know what hit you. Donuts? Please.
You’re talking to a master baker.
But there’s one egg I’ve never been able to crack.
My best friend.
Correction: My former best friend.
She’s the apple in my pie. The whip in my cream. The lemon in my meringue. The
wish in my bone.
She’s the one who got away.
After ten years in the military, she’s back. She’s bruised and battered by
life, but she’s back.
Except she’s not my second chance. She’s gone to the dark side.
Running a rival bakery in a town not big enough for two.
So now I have to decide—which do I want more?
My bakery?
Or the woman I never should’ve let go in the first place?
Master Baker is a deliciously fun friends-to-enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy
featuring a smooth-talking baker, the one who got away, and a goat with more
matchmaking tendencies than a nosy old grandpa. It stands alone with no
cheating or cliffhangers.

 

ADD TO GOODREADS  

Purchase Links

$2.99 for a limited time!!

AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU

Free in Kindle Unlimited

 

Author Bio
Pippa Grant is a USA Today Bestselling author who writes
romantic comedies that will make tears run down your leg. When she’s not
reading, writing or sleeping, she’s being crowned employee of the month as a
stay-at-home mom and housewife trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be
productive members of society, all the while fantasizing about long walks on
the beach with hot chocolate chip cookies. 

 

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Cover Reveal -It’s Not Over, Lacey Black & Kaylee Ryan

June 21, 2019 By

 

 

Title: It’s Not Over
Authors: Kaylee Ryan & Lacey Black
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Perfect Pear Creative Covers
Photo: Sara Eirew
Models: Alex & Karina Boivin
Release Date: July 23, 2019

 

Blurb
GwenLately, life definitely isn’t how I envisioned it. I had it all. The house, the
job, the husband. Until one day, I didn’t. I don’t know when exactly things
started to change between us, only that it did, and in a big way. So much so, I
found myself standing before a judge and signing off on the end of my marriage.
To the only man, I’ve ever loved.

Now, he’s back, fighting, and ready to prove to me that we made a mistake, that
our love is worth giving this another chance. I’m not sure if he’s right, but I
know what my heart wants, and it wants him. My ex-husband.

Harrison

Why is it that you don’t know the depths of your mistakes until you’ve already
made them? I knew signing those papers was a bad idea, but I thought that’s
what she wanted. The minute we stepped foot out of that courtroom, it hit me.
She’s no longer mine.

That’s when I also realized, that I would do anything to change the past. I
have so many regrets. Not her. I could never regret her, but how we ended. We
never should have ended. I’m in for the battle of my life to convince her to
give us another shot. I have a plan, one that will prove to her that, it’s not
over.

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Kaylee Ryan
Kaylee Ryan is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author.  When she’s not spinning
tales of happily ever after, she’s reading or spending time with family. 
Born and raised an Ohio girl, Kaylee resides in Cincinnati with her husband and their son.
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Lacey Black

Lacey Black is a Midwestern girl with a passion for reading and writing.
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 shooting guns and
should only consume one mixed drink because she’s a lightweight.

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Cover Reveal & *Giveaway* – Deviate, Mia Monroe

June 20, 2019 By

 

 

Title: Deviate
Series: Love in the City #1
Author: Mia Monroe
Genre: Contemporary MM Romance
Cover Design: Wicked by Design
Release Date: July 15, 2019
Blurb
Falling for him was not part of the plan.
It was the perfect plan. I would marry one of my closest friends and reap the financial rewards.
He needed a savior right when I showed up on my white horse. We’d been friends
for years, so now we’d be glorified roommates. No one had to know two straight
guys decided to tie the knot. We agreed nothing would change. We’d just go on
with our normal lives.
That was the plan until I started to notice more about him than just his laid back vibe.
I started to look forward to coming home. I lived to talk books, art, and love.
Suddenly, we were both feeling things that didn’t make any sense. We didn’t
date men. We had to make a decision – act on the attraction or try to pretend
it wasn’t there.
One thing about perfect plans – sometimes you have to deviate.
Author Bio
Mia has long been an avid romance reader and writer. As someone who identifies as part
of the LGBTQ community, Mia feels a special connection to these sometimes
complicated stories. Once she read her first MM romance, she was hooked, and
now wants to bring those stories to you. She’s a hopeless romantic so she
guarantees a happy ever after in all her stories, but she does not guarantee
they will be without complications.
Mia describes her writing style as angsty, emotional, and kinky and just lets her
imagination take her where it wants to go. No filters, no restraint, no
apologies. She hopes you enjoy the ride and come back for more.
People will tell you Mia is funny in the most sarcastic of ways, fluent in inappropriate
memes, loosely moral’d, a lover of words, and fueled by coffee and tacos- but
not at the same time. She has some standards. Send her a friend request!

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Pre-Order Blitz – Then There Was You: A Single Parent Collection

June 17, 2019 By

 

 

Title: Then There Was You:
A Single Parent Collection
Authors: Various
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 13, 2019
Blurb
Sexy Single Dads. Strong Single Moms. 
With
stories from 14 unbelievably talented authors:
Alex
Grayson
Angel Devlin
Anna Brooks
Dani René
Esther E.
Schmidt 
Evan Grace
Freya
Barker
Gianna
Gabriela
HL Nighbor
Heather Lyn
Kally Ash
Kathy
Coopmans
L.A. Cotton
Lauren
Dawes
 
Read on
for a taste of the stories you’ll find within!


Back to Life by Dani René
Both having
been heartbroken in very different ways, Kayla and Caleb find themselves in a
very unlikely situation where they can’t deny the electricity coursing between
them. Can love really bring them back to life?

Boss of Me by Angel Devlin
Single dad
Jude’s icy exterior keeps women at a safe distance; but fiery Pippa could be
about to start a thaw…
Chester by Esther E. Schmidt
Some issues
cut deep; they are hard to face and even harder to find a solution for.
Fighting For Us by Heather Lyn
She rescued
me when I didn’t even know I needed saving. But now lives are on the line, and
we might lose our forever, before we even get the chance to start.
Heartbreaker by Anna Brooks
She was
never supposed to happen, and her baby girl sure as hell wasn’t part of my
plans.
Hunter by Lauren Dawes

A mate’s
death. A rogue wolf. A new life.
Just Because of You by Gianna Gabriela
He broke
me. I left. He stayed. Now I’m back.  
Resisting Rayne by HL Nighbor
Their
worlds collide and an unlikely friendship forms, but will they continue to
fight the pull for something more or give into the pull and take a chance at
love?  
Riddick by Kathy Coopmans
Do you
believe in heaven on earth? I did until one day, she vanished.
Ripple Effect by Evan Grace
One night
changed everything. 
Tempt Me by Kally Ash
Temptation
comes in many forms. Can Gianna or Max resist?
When Hope Ends (Life Begins) by Freya Barker
It’s the
best day of his life–the worst of hers–when one moment in time leaves their
paths unavoidably connected by the single heart beating between them. 
Whispered Prayers of a Girl by Alex Grayson
A lonely
man, a widowed woman, a carefree boy, and a broken girl… Can the four come
together and help heal each other?
Wicked Truths by L. A. Cotton
The truth
won’t fix anything… it’ll only hurt more. Won’t it?
THEN THERE
WAS YOU features single parents who weren’t looking–didn’t need anyone–until
the right someone came along. Experience the highs and lows of parenthood, love
lost and gained, and new beginnings with this collection of stories. They’re
sure to leave you with a full heart and a smile on your face. 
AVAILABLE
FOR A LIMITED TIME
 
Proceeds
will be donated to a non-profit organization which addresses family
homelessness.

 

 

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Release Boost – Hammered, Pippa Grant & Lili Valente

June 6, 2019 By

 

 

Title: Hammered
Authors: Pippa Grant & Lili Valente
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: May 28, 2019
Blurb

 

I didn’t mean to kidnap the groom.It was an accident.

Mostly…

At least I didn’t take much time to plan it. It was more of a spur of the
moment kidnapping. Does that count?

One minute, the town’s bad boy is standing at the altar about to marry the
world’s most evil kindergarten teacher. The next, he’s passed out in my Vespa
sidecar with his bride hot on our tail.

But I didn’t have a choice! I couldn’t stand by and watch Jace O’Dell be
blackmailed into a loveless marriage. And besides, what’s a little kidnapping
between friends?

Okay, so maybe we’re not just friends…

And maybe I can’t quit thinking about that night at his bar when he closed up
early and had me on the rocks.

And maybe this crazy stunt is going to blow up in both of our faces.

If it does, I’m blaming the moonshine.

Even though the only thing I’m hammered on when it comes to Jace is
love—straight up, no chaser.

 

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Hammered is the second book in the Happy Cat series by Pippa Grant & Lili Valente. It can be read as standalone but I do recommend reading Hosed since it’s hilarious. The fireman got his happily ever after and now it was time for his brother, the bar owner to get his.
After Olivia almost accidental killed someone she needed a stiff drink. That night was not the only stiff thing she got. She found her kindred penis in the process. Jace O’Dell. Town bad boy with a big heart. And that heart wanted her. Only it couldn’t have her.
After years of an on and off relationship with his ex girlfriend he was starting over. He was moving on. He was happy. One night with Olivia made him feel so damn good. Then he woke up the next day totally fucked. His life had started over but not the way he was picturing it. Miserable and getting married to his ex.
Olivia couldn’t let it happen. She just couldn’t. She had to save him. So she did the only thing she could. She stole the groom from his wedding. With the help from her hedgehog. Even Princess could see it was the right thing to do. She understood Jace wanted to do the right thing but at what cost? Forever married to someone he didn’t love.
I can’t really say more than that but I will say that is full of laughter, heat, crazy animals, family, and love. I enjoyed every minute of the craziness. It was so much fun and beautiful at the same time. I will also say that I wanted to slap some fools on more than one occasion. That really only means that I was invested.
P.S. Make sure to get the bonus with the link at the end of the book!
Quotes:
“I’m gonna fucking deserve you,” I promise. “Deserve this.”
“You already do deserve it,” she says.
“You don’t really believe George talks to me, do you?” she asks, searching my face.
“Well…no, I don’t,” I say, unable to lie to her. “But I like that you believe it.”
“I love your smile,” I whisper. “It lights up my entire world.”

Hammered is the second book in the Happy Cat series by the talented duo of Lili Valente and Pippa Grant. Lili and Pippa are a fantastic duo writing team with their hilariousness and sexy, fun characters. We’ve met both Jace and Olivia before and we knew there was a spark between them. They have a connection that they can no longer deny and when they give it it’s magical. Until Jace’s crazy ex doesn’t want to go away and Olivia is forced to kidnap the groom from his wedding. Vespa style. Jace thinks all the craziness is behind him and he and Olivia can finally be together. But things aren’t going to be that easy for Jace and Olivia. They have some obstacles to overcome before they can finally have their happily ever after! I loved these two. They are so cute and funny and sexy together. Olivia is a quirky hippie and Jace is broody, but can’t help smile when he’s with Olivia. Overall, I laughed out loud, cried, cheered and got angry! All the feels!

 

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Releasing September 3, 2019
Pippa Grant
Pippa Grant is a stay-at-home mom and housewife who loves to
escape into sexy, funny stories way more than she likes perpetually cleaning
toothpaste out of sinks and off toilet handles. When she’s not reading,
writing, sleeping, or trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be
productive members of society, she’s fantasizing about chocolate chip cookies.

Lili Valente
Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten
dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths
on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark
and lived to tell the tale.
These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut
water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts.

 

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Release Day Blitz, Review, Excerpt & *Giveaway* – In the Crossfire, L.P Dover

June 4, 2019 By

 

Title: In the Crossfire
Series: Circle of Justice #4
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Mafia
Release Date: June 4, 2019

 

Blurb
Secrets.
Lies.
Betrayal.
Murder.
I’ve gotten away with it all, but that won’t last forever.

I’m Bryce Chandler, FBI agent and member of the Circle of Justice, a covert
organization that metes out retribution to those who’ve escaped the system
without punishment. For the last year I’ve been deep undercover, doing
unspeakable things to secure my place in the mafia world. These days I barely
recognize the man in the mirror, but Anthony Corsino is finally in my
crosshairs.

He’s entrusted me with the one thing he loves most—his daughter, Layla. She was
just another detail of the mission, until she was suddenly so much more. I
never meant to fall for the enemy, but I couldn’t resist. I’m in too deep. My
brothers are determined to get me out, but I can’t let them interfere. It’s my
job to put down the target. However, when I do, I’ll lose the only woman I’ve
ever loved and the only good thing left in my life. If I don’t, I’ll lose
myself. 

 

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Sandra's Review

In the Crossfire is the fourth book in the Circle of Justice series. Each book can be read as standalone in the series. I started from the beginning and have enjoyed each of them. If you read the previous books then you know Bryce Chandler. And now he is Bryce Collman. A killer. A man part of one of the most feared Mafia families from the past.
Bryce was New York to take out his mark, Anthony Corsino. Mafia boss and a man who is high on the FBI list who need to be taken out. He thought he would be an easy hit but that was before he landed. And it was before he laid eyes on his daughter, Layla. A beautiful woman with a stubborn streak that could bring him to his knees if he let her. His plan was to stay away but she had other plans.
Layla knew he was dangerous. She saw it in his eyes but she also something something else. A gentle side. A sweet side. A side that he didn’t want her or anyone else to see. He tried to push her away but she wasn’t going to let him. She liked the side of him that looked at her with desire. She also liked his protective side even if she knew she could protect herself. From who? She doesn’t know. She stayed out of her father’s business but now she was forced to open her eyes to who her father really is.
Bryce and Layla’s relationship is complicated. He needs to kill her father. She wants to get know him. She surprises him. He intrigues her. And when things get real, it gets fucking real.
Overall…it’s the perfect addition to this series. It was suspenseful, sexy, and fun. I love the Chandler men and their better halves. It was nice catching up with them. I am excited to see what is up next.
Quotes:
“If you tell my dad any of this, I’ll kill you myself.” He chuckled once.
“Wow.” Then his eyes met mine again. “You have me scared now, Lemon Drop.”
“Forget it. I’m not leaving you alone with the food.” I pointed at the groceries and winked. “I don’t trust you with my red velvet cake.”
“Trust me, I know not to come between a woman and her sweets.”
Grinning wide, I opened my door. “Good. I’d hate to have to bring my gun out again.”

Excerpt

Rushing out of the media room, I ran through the foyer and
up the stairs to Layla’s room. I knocked hard on the door and listened. There
was no sound or movement that I could hear. “Layla, open the door.” Still,
there was nothing. When I opened the door, her closet was open, and it’d been
cleaned out, along with her dresser. “Motherfucker,” I huffed. “Layla!”
The sound of a door slammed downstairs, so I took off out of
her room. How the hell could I not see her on the cameras? I ran down the
stairs and out the patio door. There were a line of trees blocking my sight of
the driveway, but I could see the top edge of one of the open garage doors. As
I drew closer, I could see her tossing her luggage in the back of a silver SUV.
She’d changed out of her green sundress from earlier into a pair of jeans and a
black T-shirt.
“Where do you think you’re going?” I called out as I stepped
away from the trees. Layla jerked around, eyes blazing like fire as she grabbed
the gun at her waistband and pointed it straight at me. I stopped and held up
my hands. “Whoa. What the hell are you doing?”
“I’m leaving. And if you try to stop me, I’ll blow off your
balls.”
Glancing down at her gun, I couldn’t help but notice how
perfect her stance was. She looked like she knew what she was doing. “I don’t
doubt it,” I replied cautiously. “Where’d you get the gun?”
Her eyes narrowed, but she kept the gun pointed at me. “My
uncle.”
Still holding my hands in the air, I slowly took a step
forward. “Did he teach you how to shoot as well?”
The muscles in her jaw tightened. “Yes. Believe it or not,
I’m not the helpless princess everyone thinks I am.”
“I never said you were, Layla.” I nodded at the video camera
just above the garage door. “How did you get out here without me seeing you?”
She lifted her chin, her lips tilting up in an evil grin.
“You’re not the only one who knows how to manipulate a camera. How else was I
supposed to sneak out as a teenager?”
Now I was impressed. “Guess we all have our secrets. Can
anyone see us right now?”
 She shook her head. “No.” I took another step closer,
and her body tensed. “Dammit, Bryce, don’t test me. I already know my father
told you to stop me. No matter what he says or what you do, I am going to get
out of here.”
“And go where?” I asked. “To the city to find out the
answers?”
“If that’s what it takes. I’m not returning until he tells
me the truth.”
There was nothing but sheer determination in her eyes. The
woman was so goddamned stubborn she’d get herself killed in the process. We
were only about six feet apart, with the gun still pointed at my chest. There
was only one thing left to do. I wasn’t about to underestimate her.
“What if I told you what you want to know?” I said, hoping
she could see the truth in my eyes.
Her lips pursed. “Why should I believe you?”
“Because you said it yourself—you’re not going to stop until
you find out the answers. This is the only way to keep you safe.” It was also
the way to test her. I had to know how far her loyalty went with her father. It
might be what I had to do to finish my mission. Anthony would surely try to
come after me, but he’d have a hell of a time trying to find me.

 

 

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 golf, go on mountain
hikes, and has a passion for singing. Her youngest daughter, who she’s also
written a children’s book with, expects a concert each and every night before
bedtime, usually Christmas carols.
Dover has written countless novels in several different genres,
including a children’s book with her youngest daughter, but her favorite to
write is romantic suspense. However, she has found a new passion in romantic
comedy, especially involving sexy golfers. Who knew the sport could be so dirty
and fun to write about.
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Release Day Blitz & 5 Heart Reviews – Hammered, Pippa Grant & Lili Valente

May 28, 2019 By

 

 

Title: Hammered
Authors: Pippa Grant & Lili Valente
Genre: Romantic Comedy
 Release Date: May 28, 2019
Blurb

 

I didn’t mean to kidnap the groom.It was an accident.

Mostly…

At least I didn’t take much time to plan it. It was more of a spur of the
moment kidnapping. Does that count?

One minute, the town’s bad boy is standing at the altar about to marry the
world’s most evil kindergarten teacher. The next, he’s passed out in my Vespa
sidecar with his bride hot on our tail.

But I didn’t have a choice! I couldn’t stand by and watch Jace O’Dell be
blackmailed into a loveless marriage. And besides, what’s a little kidnapping
between friends?

Okay, so maybe we’re not just friends…

And maybe I can’t quit thinking about that night at his bar when he closed up
early and had me on the rocks.

And maybe this crazy stunt is going to blow up in both of our faces.

If it does, I’m blaming the moonshine.

Even though the only thing I’m hammered on when it comes to Jace is
love—straight up, no chaser.

 

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Hammered is the second book in the Happy Cat series by Pippa Grant & Lili Valente. It can be read as standalone but I do recommend reading Hosed since it’s hilarious. The fireman got his happily ever after and now it was time for his brother, the bar owner to get his.
After Olivia almost accidental killed someone she needed a stiff drink. That night was not the only stiff thing she got. She found her kindred penis in the process. Jace O’Dell. Town bad boy with a big heart. And that heart wanted her. Only it couldn’t have her.
After years of an on and off relationship with his ex girlfriend he was starting over. He was moving on. He was happy. One night with Olivia made him feel so damn good. Then he woke up the next day totally fucked. His life had started over but not the way he was picturing it. Miserable and getting married to his ex.
Olivia couldn’t let it happen. She just couldn’t. She had to save him. So she did the only thing she could. She stole the groom from his wedding. With the help from her hedgehog. Even Princess could see it was the right thing to do. She understood Jace wanted to do the right thing but at what cost? Forever married to someone he didn’t love.
I can’t really say more than that but I will say that is full of laughter, heat, crazy animals, family, and love. I enjoyed every minute of the craziness. It was so much fun and beautiful at the same time. I will also say that I wanted to slap some fools on more than one occasion. That really only means that I was invested.
P.S. Make sure to get the bonus with the link at the end of the book!
Quotes:
“I’m gonna fucking deserve you,” I promise. “Deserve this.”
“You already do deserve it,” she says.
“You don’t really believe George talks to me, do you?” she asks, searching my face.
“Well…no, I don’t,” I say, unable to lie to her. “But I like that you believe it.”
“I love your smile,” I whisper. “It lights up my entire world.”

Hammered is the second book in the Happy Cat series by the talented duo of Lili Valente and Pippa Grant. Lili and Pippa are a fantastic duo writing team with their hilariousness and sexy, fun characters. We’ve met both Jace and Olivia before and we knew there was a spark between them. They have a connection that they can no longer deny and when they give it it’s magical. Until Jace’s crazy ex doesn’t want to go away and Olivia is forced to kidnap the groom from his wedding. Vespa style. Jace thinks all the craziness is behind him and he and Olivia can finally be together. But things aren’t going to be that easy for Jace and Olivia. They have some obstacles to overcome before they can finally have their happily ever after! I loved these two. They are so cute and funny and sexy together. Olivia is a quirky hippie and Jace is broody, but can’t help smile when he’s with Olivia. Overall, I laughed out loud, cried, cheered and got angry! All the feels!

 

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Pippa Grant
Pippa Grant is a stay-at-home mom and housewife who loves to
escape into sexy, funny stories way more than she likes perpetually cleaning
toothpaste out of sinks and off toilet handles. When she’s not reading,
writing, sleeping, or trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be
productive members of society, she’s fantasizing about chocolate chip cookies.

Lili Valente
Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten
dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths
on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark
and lived to tell the tale. 
 
These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut
water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts.

 

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Release Boost, 5 Heart Reviews & Excerpt – The Deal, Natalie Wrye

May 1, 2019 By

 

Title: The Deal
Series: Manhattan Nights #3
Author: Natalie Wrye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 24, 2019

 

Blurb

 

Every city hides
a few sins.
In Manhattan, what I did to Jesse Somerset was mine.Five years ago, I spent the night with my brother’s best friend.Only he doesn’t know it.

Now he’s back in my life. In need of a phony wife.

And I know I’m going to sin again…

 

 

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Sandra's Review

The Deal is the third book in the Manhattan Nights series by one of my favorite suspense romance authors, Natalie Wrye. Even though this is the third book, it can be read as a standalone. If you did read the previous books then you have already met Jesse and Marilyn and like me, you have been waiting for their story.
Five years. That’s how long it’s been since Jesse and Marilyn were in the same room. She was back in Manhattan after scandal hit the internet. This one bigger than the others. She was an actress in L.A after-all. But this time it was too much. She planned to be in Manhattan a day later to kick off her best friend’s wedding weekend. So what if she leaves a day early, no big deal, right? Wrong. That one day must cost her everything she worked hard for in LA.
Jesse is working on the biggest case of his life. And it’s personal. Chris Jackson needed to be locked up for the rest of his life for what he has done to so many families. He didn’t have time for distractions. And walking in on Marilyn in the shower was a big one. It’s been five years since he has seen her up close but over the years he has thought after her. Her sass. Her body. Her bite. And now she was here. He was so fucked. He doesn’t want to want her. She is off-limits. Always has been since her brother is his best friend and boss. But, maybe a deal will change everything.
They both needed a cleaner reputation. An engagement might just do the trick. It has to. I mean what could go wrong? It’s the perfect plan. No feelings. No rules. No forevers.
Damn. Natalie gets me every time. When I think I solved the puzzle, I get hit with a big fat…no you didn’t! And I love that. I want to be surprised. Even the characters surprise me. I knew Marilyn wasn’t a delicate flower but I didn’t realize how kick ass she really is. And Jesse. He is hot and cold on the outside but on the inside he runs hot, hot, hot. But that doesn’t mean I don’t want to smack him once in a while.
Overall…it’s a great addition to the series. It’s sassy, flirty, sexy, and suspenseful.
Quotes:
Her fingernails scrape the surface of my scalp, almost sinking, and the little scratches turn me on, making me want to punish her, pleasure her—possess her with everything I’ve got.
“Stop?” I bend at the knee. “Duchess, I’m just getting started.”
It’s a fear I never saw coming, a fate I’d hoped I could avoid.

The Deal is the third book in the Manhattan series by the fabulous and talented Natalie Wrye. We met both Jesse and Marilyn in the previous books and I have been waiting for their story! They have a history that I was dying to know! Now they are seeing each other after five years and the attraction is still there. But so are the secrets. Jesse needs to concentrate on his job and Marilyn needs to get her life back on track after a scandal. What’s the perfect way? Make a deal with the sexiest woman you’ve ever met. What could go wrong? You definitely won’t want to touch her and kiss and her you won’t fall for her. Marilyn is still living in the past. She sees something in herself that no one else does and she can’t seem to get out of her own way sometimes. But Jesse sees her and she doesn’t want that to stop. Too bad he doesn’t want her the way she wants him. Right? Oh so wrong! I loved this story! The flirting and sexy banter was perfection. Jesse is sexy, brooding and a little sweet. Marilyn is gorgeous but flawed in the best way. Together they balance each other out. I’m already looking forward to what’s next!

Excerpt

 

“Jesse, wait,” she breathes. “What are we doing here?”
I don’t hesitate. “What every soon-to-be married man and woman would do.”
She closes her eyes slowly, opening them again with a sigh. “But we’re not married. We’re not actually engaged. We’re not anything.”
“Don’t say that,” I almost bark. “We’re not ‘not anything.’”
Her stare narrows. “Then what are we?”
“I don’t know what you are,” I confess. “But I’m a man who can’t keep his hands off you. Who might die if he has to spend another second not doing to you all the things he’s dreamed…”

 

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Author Bio
Natalie Wrye is a tequila connoisseur, Game of Thrones
addict and author best known for writing twisty, steamy bedtime reads.
A Jersey Girl whose books have been featured on USA Today’s
HEA and PopSugar, when she’s not obsessing over a new Netflix series or yelling
at college basketball games on TV, she’s usually crafting sexy stories about
hard-bodied, alpha males and the strong-willed women who crave them.
She loves it when people get weird with her on Facebook,
NatalieWrye.com or NatalieWrites@NatalieWrye.com.
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