Release Day Blitz, 5 Heart Reviews, Excerpt & *Giveaway* – The Hot One, Lauren Blakely

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February 27, 2017 By

From #1 NYT Bestselling author Lauren Blakely, comes a hot new standalone second chance romance…

THE HOT ONE!

Want a slow burn, sexy-as-sin second chance romance filled with wit, humor and so much heart? Dive in, and get ready to swoon and fan yourself from the heat!

 

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A sexy, feel-good romance that makes you feel good all over, THE HOT ONE is a hot, second chance standalone romance and the story of confident, charming and cocky attorney Tyler Nichols who is determined to win back his college sweetheart when he runs into her in NYC eight years later. He’ll do anything to win her heart… including stripping naked for her at her office. Can she move on from the hurt and give love a brand new chance? Find out in this sexy, fun, and sizzling romance full of heart, charm and heat! Told in dual POV, THE HOT ONE is being called over-the-top hot and utterly addictive. Grab your copy of THE HOT ONE and get ready to laugh, swoon, and fan yourself from the heat!

The Hot One is love, laugh-out-loud humor, and lust all wrapped up in the perfect package…PURE PLEASURE!!!” ~ Bookalicious Babes Blog

 

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“Lauren Blakely is the QUEEN of sweet, fun, and steamy reads… Her books are utterly addictive.” ~ Angie’s Dreamy Reads

 

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A sexy new standalone romance from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Blakely…

Ever notice that sometimes a guy will do something really stupid, like let the love of his life slip through his fingers?

Yeah. I’m that guy. But the instant I run into her again I’ve got one goal and one goal only—a second chance. The plan? Go big or go home.

Fine, at first glance, stripping naked at my ex-girlfriend’s place of work might not seem like the brightest way to win her heart again. But trust me on this count—she always liked me best without any clothes on. And sometimes you’ve got to play to your strengths when you’re fighting an uphill battle. As a lawyer, I know how to fight, and I’m prepared to fight hard for her. Because sometimes you need a second chance at first love.

He’s the one who got away . . .

The nerve of Tyler Nichols to reappear like that at my job, showing off his rock-hard body that drove me wild far too many nights. That man with his knowing grin and mischievous eyes is nothing but a cocky jerk to saunter back into my life. Except, what if he’s not . . .? I’ve tried like hell to forget him, but maybe I’m cursed to remember the guy I fell madly in love with eight years ago. Lord knows I’m not over him, so what’s the harm in giving him a week to prove he’s changed in the ways that matter?

After all, how do you resist the hot one . . .?

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5 Stars

Every time I read a new Lauren Blakely book I leave my old Blakely boy for my new one. Tyler. Tyler, Tyler, Tyler. Yes, Ladies, you heard me. He’s the newest sexy, smart, funny as hell, dirty talking, sweet hero in The Hot One. We’ve met Tyler before, he’s friends with Simon (The Sexy One) and excuse me, Clay’s cousin! Clay, who needs no introduction. If you haven’t met Clay, stop reading this immediately and go. GO. GO. GO. Get First Night. I’ll wait…Ok, back to Tyler. He’s a successful entertainment lawyer who’s known as Bungee Jump Tyler because he goes after what he wants no hold barred. He gave up the love of his life for his career and when he runs into Delaney years later, he can’t stop thinking about her. He hates how he ended things and he wants a chance to talk to her. To explain what happened. Delaney, a friend of Penny’s from The Only One, is loving her life. She’s happy, has her own business and doesn’t need to be reminded of the hurt Tyler Nichols caused her. But since seeing him that day in the park, she can’t stop thinking about him. His eyes, his hands, his magic cock, his enchanted tongue…all of him. So, when he shows up at her place of business, naked and begging her to just meet him for drinks she resists. She really does. But he’s persistent as hell and he’s not going to go away. Tyler has something to prove to Delaney. He wants to show her he’s not the man he was. He’s smarter and wiser now and he’s not going to take no for an answer. Delaney knows if she agrees, her feelings are going to come rushing back and she has to take it slowly. She needs to learn to trust him again. She wants to know the man he has become. She doesn’t want to live in the past anymore. Can Tyler show Delaney that he’s changed? He’s not going to break her heart. She’s more than just a conquest to him. Will Delaney trust her heart and tell her head to zip it? I love Tyler and Delaney. So much. They are effing hilarious together. They are flirty in a sexy and sweet way and their “first date” is epic. I loved every second of this book. The writing is top notch. The characters are well developed, strong, caring and loyal. Overall, this second chance romance is the perfect mix of sexy, funny, sweet, hot and emotional. I didn’t want to stop reading and I already want more Tyler and Delaney! Now, I’m going to schedule a massage and go shoe shopping!

Tyler Nichols is more than the opening act, the closing act, and the main attraction of my dirty dreams. He’s the one who got away. He’s the guy I loved more than sprinkles. He’s the man who made me feel beautiful, adored, and cherished.

He walked with swagger.

With confidence.

With ridiculous sexiness. And he was mine.

I sweep my lips across hers. Her sweet, delicious mouth. She tastes so sinful, so sexy, so fucking warm. Her kiss is like fire and chocolate. It’s hot and it’s sweet and I can’t fucking resist.

 

Sandra's Review

5 Stars

Lauren has done it once again! She has given us a swoon-worthy and sexy as sin Blakely Man. She has also given us a smart, sexy, sassy and shoe loving independent woman. The Hot One can be read as a standalone but in Lauren fashion, there is a connection to past characters. Tyler is Clay Nichols’ cousin and has been seen throughout her books, most recently The Sexy One. I first met Delaney in The Only One as Penny’s best friend. I love how Lauren connects her characters even in small ways. It’s fun to see one of them, even for one second. It always makes me connect to them even more. Anyway…this is Tyler and Delaney’s story and it’s a hot one…

Eight years. It’s been eight years since she saw the man she loved more than sprinkles. He was also the only man to break her heart. He was also the only man who can get her off when she is alone. Yes. He was that amazing. Damn him and his magical cock and enchanting tongue. And now, seeing him again, she needs to forget him. She needs to move on. But Tyler has other plans. And he is one determined son-of-a-bitch.

Tyler never forgot the girl that he walked away from. He was a young soon-to-be law student that let the only girl he ever loved go. He broke her heart and it broke him to do it but felt it was the right thing to do. At the time. The moment that he locks eyes with her again, he wants a second chance. Even if it’s just drinks. But she doesn’t want to see again so he does something that forces her to see him. To see that he is vulnerable. That she is what he wants. And he won’t go down without a fight. He is a lawyer after all…he knows how to fight for what he wants even if it’s the biggest risk of his life. Can Tyler prove to her that he is worth a second chance?

I loved every fucking minute of this story! I fell for Tyler instantly. I mean, how could I not when he is spending time with his niece in a park. I might even have a girl crush on Delaney. She is pretty epic and can give healing massages. Together, they are very hot but it’s more than that. It’s about letting go of the past and discovering who the other is now. To fall all over again. Not just physically but emotionally as well. And this makes the book even hotter in my eyes…the build-up. The anticipation. The heat.

Overall…I loved it more than Oreos. If you knew me, that is saying something. It’s full of heart, swoon, and sin. I laughed, cried, and got all kinds of hot and bothered. It was a perfect escape.

P.S Hiccups suck but sometimes needed.

Quotes:

We were the night sky and the stars, loud thunder and crackling lightning, a Stratocaster and a kickass amp.

“Got it. I’m at the plate. I need to swing for the fences.”
He laughs and shakes his head. “Sorry, man. You don’t even have a ticket to the game now. You’re wandering around the parking lot, begging scalpers, and even they won’t sell to you.

“Now what?” he asks, challenging me.
“Now, I’m going to show you that I remember everything you taught me.”

 

 

 

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Tyler Nichols. Oh. My. God. The title is definitely apropos. This man is over the top HOT in oh so many ways. The Hot One is a read-in-one-sitting kind of story.” ~ Naughty Girls and Their Books

 

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Excerpt

She turns her head.

And waves.

And smiles.

That smile makes me feel like I can do this. Like I can win her heart again. Mine pounds faster as I near her, and it’s not just because I happen to think she’s the most stunning woman I’ve ever seen, but because of who she is.

I arrive at her side, and she straightens. “Hey.”

“Hey.”

There’s that awkwardness again, and I want no part of it today. Like the bungee jumper I am, I lean in and dust a quick kiss on her lips. At first, she freezes. That won’t fucking do at all. My tongue darts out, flicking her top lip. A soft breath escapes her, and she gives in. Her sweet lips linger on mine, sending a charge down my spine. My brain leapfrogs ahead, and I picture scooping her up in my arms, carrying her to a quiet little patch of trees, and kissing her till she begs me to take her home.

I want that badly—I want her to beg for it because she’s at her happiest when she’s overcome—but I suspect it’s too soon for her.

Not to mention, screwing in Central Park usually results in a public citation. Public fornicators are never as clandestine as they think they are.

I nibble lightly on her bottom lip for a few seconds, drawing out a throaty murmur from her. Then I somehow find the will to separate.

She blinks. Several times. She sways the slightest bit, like her feet barely touch the ground. Good. I want her to be affected.

She furrows her brow. “I’m sorry, but do we kiss now when we see each other in the park?”

“Evidently we do.”

“Weird. Because I didn’t get that memo.”

I rock on my heels. “Want me to take it back?”

“The kiss or the memo?”

“The memo,” I say matter-of-factly, like this is all so obvious. “You can’t take a kiss back.”

“You sure on that, Nichols?”

“I can try to take back the kiss. Want me to, sweet girl?” I use the term of endearment I once called her. She doesn’t blanch, and that’s a damn good sign.

She smirks. “Be my guest.”

I kiss her once more, like I’m reversing the lip lock, doing it all in rewind, pulling away ever so slowly, ever so softly, leaving her dazed once more.

Perfect.

If she can drive me this crazy, make me this hard, send the temperature in my blood to beyond incendiary, the least I can do is return the favor.

Judging from her reaction, I’m doing it right.

I gesture from her to me. “Like that. I think that’s how you take back a kiss.”

Chuckling, she nods to the running path. “Ready for me to kick your ass?”

Every competitive bone in my body snaps to attention. “We’ll see about that,” I say, then I smack her pink nylon covered behind.

Her eyes widen, saying oh-no-you-didn’t.

But there’s a twinkle in those baby browns that says the lady might like spanking.

That’s new, and it’s most interesting.

I pencil in a new item on my mental to-do list. Find out how much she likes spanking. I never spanked her in college—just wasn’t part of the repertoire. But judging from her response now, I’m more determined than ever to find out everything she likes in and out of bed.

 

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A #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s hot, sweet and sexy. She lives in California with her family and has plotted entire novels while walking her dogs. With fourteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than seventy-five times, and she’s sold more than 1.5 million books. In February she’ll release THE HOT ONE, a standalone contemporary romance. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter! laurenblakely.com/newsletter

 

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Blog Tour, 5 Heart Reviews & Trailer – Royally Matched, Emma Chase

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February 23, 2017 By

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Royally-Matched-3D-bookSome men are born responsible, some men have responsibility thrust upon them. Henry Charles Albert Edgar Pembrook, Prince of Wessco, just got the motherlode of all responsibility dumped in his regal lap.

He’s not handling it well.

Hoping to force her grandson to rise to the occasion, Queen Lenora goes on a much-needed safari holiday—and when the Queen’s away, the Prince will play. After a chance meeting with an American television producer, Henry finally makes a decision all on his own:

Welcome to Matched: Royal Edition.

A reality TV dating game show featuring twenty of the world’s most beautiful blue bloods gathered in the same castle. Only one will win the diamond tiara, only one will capture the handsome prince’s heart.

While Henry revels in the sexy, raunchy antics of the contestants as they fight, literally, for his affection, it’s the quiet, bespectacled girl in the corner—with the voice of an angel and a body that would tempt a saint—who catches his eye.

The more Henry gets to know Sarah Mirabelle Zinnia Von Titebottum, the more enamored he becomes of her simple beauty, her strength, her kind spirit…and her naughty sense of humor.

But Rome wasn’t built in a day—and irresponsible royals aren’t reformed overnight.

As he endeavors to right his wrongs, old words take on whole new meanings for the dashing Prince. Words like, Duty, Honor and most of all—Love.

 

 

 

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5 Stars

Royally Matched is the second novel in the Royally series. It can be read as a standalone but I highly recommend reading Royally Screwed because that is where you first meet Henry and start to fall. Plus, Prince Nicholas and Olive’s story is so much fun, sexy, and beautiful. And now it’s time for Prince Henry to find his match and it’s in a unlikely place…

Henry is a royally hot mess. He was suppose to always be the wild prince. The one that didn’t hold all the responsibilities. The one that can screw around with anyone he wanted as long as the NDA was signed. But, it all changed overnight. He isn’t handling it well. He didn’t want this. His grandmother, the Queen has decided that he needs to be sent away to think. To regroup. To be alone. But he has other plans. He agrees to be on Matched: Royal Edition. A reality show to find his Queen. He figures why not have a little fun before he goes back to the palace. What the queen doesn’t know won’t hurt her. It’s not like he is really going to marry any of these women. Then he sees her. The quiet one. The one that wants to stay in the shadows. The one that isn’t even signed up for the show. She is only there for her sister.

Sarah is a shy bookworm that faints at the sound of glass breaking. She would rather stay and read in her nook than go into the outside world. She doesn’t understand why a prince would even want to talk to her. Let alone, spend time with her talking about everything and anything. Was it a big joke? Get in the shy virgins knickers. But night after night they they went through their routine. Silly talks, serious ones, and some dirty jokes. He loved to tease her. He loved to see her blush with all different kinds of shades. But can it be more than a secret friendship? Could she trust the unruly prince? And what about the show…he was suppose to find his queen not a girl that was afraid to live.

I loved this story! Omg…I loved Henry in Royally Screwed but fell hard for him in this book. He might seem like he doesn’t have a care in the world but he is passionate, caring, hilarious and oh so swoony! And Sarah…she is braver than she thinks. To see her open up and fly was beautiful. She might be shy but she has a naughty side. Together, they are everything. I loved the way they are together. It was such a fun, sexy, and insightful ride. It isn’t just about their love story but it’s about self-discovery as well.

Overall…I am in love with a prince! A naughty, clever, and passionate prince. The book was everything I knew it would be and more. I laughed so hard. Felt the connection between the characters. And even cried. I don’t know who is starring in the next book but I can’t wait for it!

Quotes:

“And here I thought you were the type who’d enjoy a good hummer.”

“You shouldn’t be afraid of dying, Sarah—everyone does it. The only thing to be scared of is not living before you do.”

“Do you open the meeting with a sacrifice to the book gods? An animal or a nonreader, perhaps?”
Smoke puffs from Willard lips as he answers, “Only on Tuesdays.”

 

Kara's Review

5 Stars

I’m loving the Royally series by the wonderful Emma Chase. I know when I pick up one of Emma’s books, I’m in for a delicious treat. This one is in the form of a sexy, royally bad prince. We met Henry in Royally Screwed and I knew he was going to be sexy and delightful. He’s a free loving spirit with a big heart, but he’s not fit to be the King. Yet. When the Queen lets him have some time alone, he turns the castle into a dating reality show! It’s all fun and games to Henry until he realizes he can’t have sex with the contestants and he can’t sleep in his own room. He finds sanctuary with the sister of one of the stars, who he’s actually met before. She’s shy, quietly pretty and funny with a killer body under her dark, drab clothes. During the day, he plays the Royal Star, but at night, he’s Henry. Sarah is shy to the point of so nervous she can barely speak in a crowd. But there’s something about Prince Henry that allows Sarah to relax and be herself. Can the sexy, playboy prince fall for the shy librarian? I loved watching this unique love story unfold. Literary references, dirty jokes, and hilarious situations kept me entertained the whole time. It’s the Henry Effect.

 

“Everyone knows the best way to get a turtle out of its shell is to stick a finger up its arse. Have you tried that?”

“I would if I could, believe me.”

 

I couldn’t imagine anything hotter.

But then his eyes meet mine and he winks at me, and I’m proven so wrong.

 

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Emma Chase is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the hot and hilarious Tangled series and The Legal Briefs series. Emma lives in New Jersey with her husband, two children and two naughty (but really cute) dogs. She has a long-standing love/hate relationship with caffeine.

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Cover Reveal & Excerpt – Chasing Christmas Eve, Jill Shalvis

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February 22, 2017 By

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From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes the next sexy, standalone novel in the Heartbreaker Bay series…

 

 

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Meet cute…

Run for the hills—temporarily. That’s Colbie Albright’s plan when she flees New York for San Francisco. Wrangling her crazy family by day and writing a bestselling YA fantasy series by night has taken its toll. In short, Colbie’s so over it that she’s under it. She’s also under the waters of a historic San Francisco fountain within an hour of arrival. Fortunately, the guy who fishes Colbie out has her looking forward to Christmas among strangers. But she’s pretty sure Spencer Baldwin won’t be a stranger for long.

Make merry…

Spence’s commitment to hiding from the Ghosts of Relationships Past means he doesn’t have to worry about the powerful—okay, crazy hot—chemistry he’s got with Colbie. Just because she can laugh at anything, especially herself… just because she’s gorgeous and a great listener…just because she “gets” Spencer immediately doesn’t mean he won’t be able to let Colbie go. Does it?

…and hope for a miracle.

Now the clock’s ticking for Colbie and Spence: Two weeks to cut loose. Two weeks to fall hard. Two weeks to figure out how to make this Christmas last a lifetime

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EXCERPT:

The bathroom door opened, and even better than his fantasy, Colbie emerged from a cloud of steam, her willowy body wrapped in one of his towels, her exposed skin gleaming and dewy damp. Her hair had been piled on top of her head, but wavy strands had escaped, clinging to her neck and shoulders.

He couldn’t tear his gaze off of her. There was just something so uncalculated about her, so . . . natural and easy. She was like a beacon to him, which was both crazy and more than a little terrifying.

Clearly not seeing him against the wall, she moved with an effortless grace to the suitcase she’d left at the door. Bending low enough to give him a near heart attack, she rifled through her things, mumbling to herself that she should’ve researched more about how to be a normal person instead of how to kill someone with an everyday object.

“Do you kill a lot of people, then?” Spence asked.

“Motherforker!” she said with a startled squeak of surprise, whirling to face him, almost losing her grip on the towel.

Five days a week, Spence worked out hard in this gym. Mostly to outrun his demons, but the upside was he could run miles without losing his breath. But he lost his breath now.

And that wasn’t his body’s only reaction.

 

 

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And don’t miss the previous books in Jill Shalvis’s Heartbreaker Bay Series, SWEET LITTLE LIES, THE TROUBLE WITH MISTLETOE, ONE SNOWY NIGHT and ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE, now available!

 

 

 

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold and click on the blog button above for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

 

 

 

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Cover Reveal – Mister Moneybags, Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward

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New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Authors Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward have teamed up once again to bring you another chance meeting, another Cocky Bastard who will charm his way into your heart on April 10th, 2017.

 

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IMG_5273I met Bianca in an elevator.

 

She was on her way to interview me when we got stuck.

The beautiful, raven-haired reporter assumed I was a delivery guy because of the way I was dressed.

 

She had no clue I was really Dex Truitt, the wealthy, successful businessman she’d dubbed “Mister Moneybags”—her afternoon appointment.

 

Bianca told me how much she hated Dex’s type—snobby, over educated, silver- spooned men who didn’t appreciate the simple things in life.

 

So, after the elevator finally started moving again, I cancelled the interview and let her believe I was someone I wasn’t—a bike messenger named Jay. I loved the way she looked at the fake me and didn’t want it to end.

 

I began dating her as “Jay”—all the while letting her interview the real me over email.

 

I didn’t expect that our chemistry online would be just as hot.

I didn’t expect the mess I’d gotten myself into.

I didn’t expect that Jay and Dex would fall in love with her.

 

And she was falling for two men.

Only, both men were me.

And when she found out, we were both going to lose her.

 

Nothing could have prepared me for that day. And I certainly wasn’t prepared for what came after.

 

All good things must come to an end, right?
Except our ending was one I didn’t see coming.

 

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Author photoVi Keeland is a #1 New York Times Bestselling author. With more than a million books sold, her titles have appeared in over fifty Bestseller lists and are currently translated in twelve languages. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.

 

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Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She’s a fifteen-time New York Times bestseller of twelve novels.

Having grown up in Boston with five older brothers, she spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor, before switching to a more family-friendly career. She is the proud mother of a beautiful 12-year-old girl with autism and a 10-year-old boy. Penelope and her family reside in Rhode Island.

 

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Release Day Blitz, 5 Heart Reviews & *Giveaway* – Entwined, Lacey Black

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February 20, 2017 By

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About Entwined:

Sidney

10 years. 3,650 days. 87,600 hours.

That’s how long it has been since I saw my best friend. But who’s counting? Walking away from Luke Thomas was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but the choice was out of my hands. I left Las Vegas a seventeen-year-old girl, afraid and alone, and returned about the same. I was forced into a situation I didn’t want to be in. Until that day. I haven’t seen him in ten long years, but one look at the man he became and that killer smile, and I knew I would never be the same.

Luke

Life goes on.

I learned that valuable piece of information at a young age, but sometimes a memory creeps up and smacks me square in the face. Or more accurately, a person. The day my best friend walked away was the day I realized I’d never be the same. My life became work, family, and women, and I was doing great. Then she walked back into my life. One look at the grown-version of Sidney Rogen leaves me breathless and yearning for more.

But love is never easy.

And our love story isn’t perfect.

In a heartbeat, one person can wrap around you so tightly, you’re entwined forever. That’s our love.

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Sandra's Review

5 Stars

Entwined is the third book in the Bound Together series. Each book can be read as standalone but if you have time, I would recommend reading all of them. They are that awesome. If you have read them already then you know Luke as Blake’s younger brother and this is his story. And yes…you will also see Reid!

Ten years. It’s been ten years since his best friend Sidney had to walk away. Since then he has been in the FBI, spent time with his family, had countless one-night stands, and even a few one week ones. But Sidney was always there in the back of his mind. He had to keep her there or he knew he would never move on. But when he thought of his childhood, she was there. On the night he graduated high school, she was there with force. That night changed him. And now, she was here. In Las Vegas. In this room. Now, she was the only thing he could think about. This isn’t like him. But she has always been the one he couldn’t deny.

Luke. Her first kiss. Her first crush. Her best friend. He was here. She thought he hot ten years ago but now, he is breathtaking. She has dreamed of those green eyes and killer smiles for years. She didn’t want to come home to Vegas but three years ago, she didn’t have a choice. She was back. There was only one reason but that reason was everything to her. Now, with Luke walking back into her life, he could be another. But if she remembers right, Luke wasn’t the settling type of guy. But, he was a friend that made her want more. Could they be friends again and see where it goes? She as hell hopes so. She couldn’t walk away again and not break.

Luke and Sidney’s love story is first of all so much fun! It is also beyond hot. But it’s not easy. Communication is something that they both need to work on. They both feel the amazing chemistry. Flirty fun. And love spending time together but don’t know if the other is ready for more. Luke hasn’t done the relationship thing before and Sidney has been burned in the past. Are they ready for a forever kind of love?

I loved this story. Yes. It was sexy but it is more than that. It is also about love, family, friendship, and figuring out where you belong. I laughed so much while reading it. Just wait until you meet Penny the twit. Just wow. Luke and Sidney also made me laugh but Luke’s niece Natalie took the cake. That kid is precious. And her dad is something else. I am going to miss all of them! Well…not Penny.

Overall…it’s a perfect conclusion to the series. It’s a sexy, sweet, and fun read. I can tell Lacey had a fun time writing it. Maybe just as much fun as I had reading it. Thanks for another amazing read, Lacey! Xoxo

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There isn’t enough Rum in the Caribbean to deal with this shit. Welcome to my Monday.

“There’s nothing friendly about what I want to do to you right now.”

“I wouldn’t mind spending a little time tonight with the magician.”

Kara's Review

5 Stars

Entwined is the third and final book (sniff, sniff) in the Bound Together series by Lacey Black. I’m sad to see all of these characters go, but I’m so glad I got to meet them! I’m a big fan of Lacey’s. Her writing always makes me laugh, cry, swoon and laugh some more! We’ve met Luke before and I always knew he was going to be something special. I love him. I’m claiming him. Luke and his brother Blake are no longer in the FBI. They run a successful security company and Luke is loving life. Women love him and he has no commitments. When he’s called to a client’s office and sees a ghost from his past, he doesn’t know what to do. It’s really Sydney. His childhood best friend who moved away ten years ago. He never forgot her and seeing her again brought back all of the memories of the time they shared. Her first kiss. The teasing and pranks, and the fun. Wow, he’s missed her. Sydney can’t believe Luke is standing in front of her. In the flesh. The handsome, muscular, sexy, flesh. Uh oh, she’s in big trouble. She had a crush on Luke when they were kids and now that he’s all grown up, she’s even more attracted to him. He wants to be friends, but she knows he wants more. She wants more. But, can she just have a fling with him? Will her heart survive? Luke and Sydney have the funniest relationship. It’s sweet, hot and fun! Luke is dirty and Sydney loves that about him. There are a few characters that needed to be punched in the junk (male and female), but I was thrilled to see Blake, Carly, Reid, Dani and the kids again. Nat has the best lines in the whole book! Luke and Sydney are just perfect for each other and I’m going to miss all of these characters!

 

She’s soft and tastes like sugar. She’s everything I remember and everything I crave.

 

“Oh, don’t be a prude. I think you could use a good fucking against the wall, my friend. You need some tall drink of sex to walk into your life and just pour it to you. It’s great for the confidence. And the complexion.”

 

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10 years ago

 

“So, I’m sure you see why I think we should break up, right? I mean, we’re both heading off to college soon, and I want to experience everything that college life has to offer.”

I gape at Jessica, my girlfriend for the past five months. Wants to experience everything? That’s code for ‘wants to sleep around.’ I’m a dude. I know.

“And you just had to do this tonight?” I ask, looking back at the doorway that leads inside my house. The same house where my entire family and a good amount of my friends are gathered to celebrate my high school graduation.

“Well, I just thought it was best to cut the cord now, you know? Like…just do it.”

“Whatever, Jess. If you want to break up now, that’s fine.”

“Really?” she asks, twirling her long brown hair around her pointer finger. “You’re gonna be okay?” She gives me those big brown, puppy dog eyes that won over my heart–and my dick–during Christmas break.

I’ve known this moment was coming since I started dating Jessica. I didn’t see anything long-term developing with her. Call me an asshole, but I knew she was just someone to help me pass the time during my final year of high school. But I also knew going into this that she felt the same way. I guess, in a way, we both used each other to keep ourselves company until we moved on to the next stage in our lives.

“I’m going to be fine, Jess. We both knew it was coming to this eventually, right?”

She continues to twirl her hair around her fingers. Why had I never noticed how fucking annoying that was? “Listen, we had a great time. If you’re ever in the Seattle area, look me up, ‘kay? We can maybe spend some time together for ol’ times’ sake.” Her smile tells me exactly what her comment means. She’s looking to hook up again if I’m ever close to where she’s attending college.

“Maybe,” I reply with a shrug.

As much fun as I’ve had with Jess in the last few months, I don’t see myself reaching out to her anytime in the future. The sex has always been all right, but nothing I see myself driving upwards of eighteen hours to get. There’s plenty of mediocre ass left in Vegas if I’m that desperate for a hook up. And, honestly, as an eighteen-year-old red-blooded male on the verge of experiencing college life, I’m pretty sure I’ll have no problem moving forward from here.

“Bye, Luke. It’s been fun,” she says before placing her full lips against mine. The kiss is brief, closed mouth, and lacks the usual tongue and groping we generally partake in. This kiss is goodbye.

I watch as she walks away, heading around the side of the house so she doesn’t have to go back the way she came; where my entire family celebrates. Gazing out over the darkened backyard, it’s not lost on me that there’s no going back from here. That I’m finally leaving the only home I’ve ever known. I’ve graduated high school, will start UNLV in a couple of months, and will finally be out from under the controlling thumb of my mother. Ever since I was younger, Blake and I chalked it up to me being the baby of the family for her ever-present hovering and involvement in my life.

It’s time for me to grow up and experience life.

And I’m starting it without a girlfriend.

The slightest sound of something thumping against wood pulls my attention away from the emptiness of night and towards the small fort in the back corner of the yard. Built ten years ago out of pieces of scrap wood we’d find around the neighborhood, the fort was my brother’s and my escape from the house. We’d spend hours upon hours in that thing, playing with GI Joes, having Nerf gun wars, and when we were older, sneaking off to steal our first kisses.

But I know the noise coming from inside isn’t from my brother. There’s only one person who still uses that fort: our neighbor, Sidney.

 

About Lacey Black:

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, shooting guns, and should only consume one mixed drink because she’s a lightweight.

 

Lacey’s debut novel, Trust Me, was released in August 2014 and has been a Bestseller twice for Free e-books, including #3 on Amazon and #2 on iBooks, as well as #1 for Contemporary Romance. Submerged also made her an International Bestseller in the summer of 2016.

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Cover Reveal – Say I’m Yours, Corinne Michaels

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February 17, 2017 By

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I spent twenty years waiting for Trent Hennington to open his eyes and see me. But it was all for nothing. He chose to keep himself guarded and let me walk away, proving that my time and efforts were wasted.

I’m done being invisible.
It’s time to move on.

A single dance sets my new reality into motion, and I welcome it. After all, Cooper Townsend is perfect. He’s kind, sexy, and attentive–everything a girl could want.

I thought I got it right this time.
That my heart could mend, and I would be happy.
Apparently, some things really are just too hard to walk away from.

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Corinne Michaels is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of The Salvation Series and Say You’ll Stay. She’s an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two beautiful children. Corinne is happily married to the man of her dreams and is a former Navy wife. After spending months away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape from the loneliness.

Both her maternal and paternal grandmothers were librarians, which only intensified her love of reading. After years of writing short stories, she couldn’t ignore the call to finish her debut novel, Beloved. Her alpha heroes are broken, beautiful, and will steal your heart.

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Blog Tour, 5 Heart Review & *Giveaway* – Riveted, Jay Crownover

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February 17, 2017 By

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Marked Men books comes the next installment in the Saints of Denver series.

 

 

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Everyone else in Dixie Carmichael’s life has made falling in love look easy, and now she is ready for her own chance at some of that happily ever after. Which means she’s done pining for the moody, silent former soldier who works with her at the bar that’s become her home away from home. Nope. No more chasing the hot as heck thundercloud of a man and no more waiting for Mr. Right to find her; she’s going hunting for him…even if she knows her heart is stuck on its stupid infatuation with Dash Churchill.

Denver has always been just a pit stop for Church on his way back to rural Mississippi. It was supposed to be simple, uneventful, but nothing could have prepared him for the bubbly, bouncy redhead with doe eyes and endless curves. Now he knows it’s time to get out of Denver, fast. For a man used to living in the shadows, the idea of spending his days in the sun is nothing short of terrifying.

When Dixie and Church find themselves caught up in a homecoming overshadowed with lies and danger, Dixie realizes that while falling in love is easy, loving takes a whole lot more work…especially when Mr. Right thinks he’s all wrong for you.

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5 Stars

Riveted is the third book in the Saints of Denver series. I’m in love with this series. I’m a little in love with Jay and a whole lot in love with Church AND Dixie. Jay’s writing is beautiful. Poetic. And just outstanding. She a composer of the written word and I can’t even express how much I loved this story. Church and Dixie are polar opposites in every way. He’s dark, brooding, quiet, stoic and she’s sunshine, light, smiles and cheer. Dixie believes there’s just one person for you, your soul mate. She hasn’t had an easy life, but she tries to see the positive in every situation and the good in every person. She’s sweet, nice, beautiful and caring. Church has a sad, horrible past that he ran from. He’s seen war, death, loss and destruction. He never smiles and barely speaks, but Dixie can’t help but be attracted to him. He’s beautiful, but it’s more than that. He’s a good man and she can see past the hard exterior. When Church gets a call from home he knows he needs to face his past and go back. But, he can’t go alone. Knowing that Dixie won’t deny him, he asks her to take the trip with him. On his Harley. Dixie being Dixie says yes. Their adventure takes a few wrong turns, but along the way Church opens up about his past and his life. It’s a heartbreaking story and Dixie can’t help but fall further for him. Church left behind the only father he’s ever known, a brother and a mother figure. He’s afraid to face them, not knowing how he will be received. Church, known as Dash back home, finally faces his fears. His family and his past. He wants something good in his life and that good is Dixie. He can’t help but fall into her curls and her arms. When danger keeps finding them, will it make Church run to Dixie or from her? Will he finally decide love is worth the risk or keep his heart hidden forever? This story. This couple. This book. This is more than a romance. It’s a story of man who’s lived more loss than any one person should. It’s about his quest to keep his heart locked up so he can’t get hurt again. But, when he finds the woman who makes him want to change. Makes him want to believe. Makes him want to smile…he can’t help but have hope. Sometimes facing your past and your fears and apologizing to those you love will lighten your heart enough to open it again.

 

There were men that were pretty like Asa, and there were men that stole breath with their masculine beauty like Rome Archer. Then there were men who had the best of both worlds like Dash Churchill.

 

She was going to be a memory I couldn’t shake.

 

She tasted like the promise of dirty, hot sex and smoky tequila. She tasted like all the best things men stuck at war dreamed about and told themselves they were fighting for. She tasted like potential heartbreak and the good things I knew I was never meant to have.

 

“You look good wrapped up in my memories, Dixie.”

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Release Day Blitz, Excerpt & *Giveaway* – Riveted, Jay Crownover

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Marked Men books comes the next installment in the Saints of Denver series.

 

 

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Everyone else in Dixie Carmichael’s life has made falling in love look easy, and now she is ready for her own chance at some of that happily ever after. Which means she’s done pining for the moody, silent former soldier who works with her at the bar that’s become her home away from home. Nope. No more chasing the hot as heck thundercloud of a man and no more waiting for Mr. Right to find her; she’s going hunting for him…even if she knows her heart is stuck on its stupid infatuation with Dash Churchill.

Denver has always been just a pit stop for Church on his way back to rural Mississippi. It was supposed to be simple, uneventful, but nothing could have prepared him for the bubbly, bouncy redhead with doe eyes and endless curves. Now he knows it’s time to get out of Denver, fast. For a man used to living in the shadows, the idea of spending his days in the sun is nothing short of terrifying.

When Dixie and Church find themselves caught up in a homecoming overshadowed with lies and danger, Dixie realizes that while falling in love is easy, loving takes a whole lot more work…especially when Mr. Right thinks he’s all wrong for you.

 

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She kissed me.

Her lips touched mine and she destroyed me. This tiny ray of light that seemed determined to chase the darkness inside of me away unraveled me with nothing more than the brush of her very soft lips against mine.

I should’ve pulled away, either that or gone all in. The attraction between us was only going to end one way, with me inside of her as we scorched through one another, so a real kiss with tongues and teeth and grabbing hands was inevitable, especially if she was holding the door wide open in invitation. I was already struggling with the friend thing and this wasn’t helping at all. I stood there, holding her, feeling her as she rubbed her mouth over mine, the barest hint of pressure as she took a taste, as she feathered her lips against mine like she was trying to memorize the shape, the feel, the flavor of them. It was the singularly softest touch I’d ever experienced and yet it had the power to make my knees weak and my blood pop with a desire so sharp it felt like it could pierce right through my skin.

Her hand cradled my jaw, her fingers shaking with some of the same things I was feeling. This thing that lived between us was hungry and tired of being ignored. It buzzed around us, electric and hot, refusing to be cooled by the chill in the night air that surrounded us. If we weren’t careful the passion that was hungry and needy between us would consume us, devour us, and leave us nothing more than hollow husks filled with fading satisfaction and jagged disenchantment because no matter how good we were together it couldn’t and wouldn’t last. I didn’t want any part of me to be responsible for burning her out. I liked that her light chased my shadows away and that meant I wasn’t going to have any kind of hand in dimming her internal glow.

Her breasts pressed into the center of my chest as she leaned more fully into me and I could feel the pointed peaks of her nipples stab into my skin. The sensation made my dick twitch behind my zipper and had all the available blood that was still above my belt rushing south. I’d always liked the way Dixie was built. She was on the shorter side, but every single part of her small frame was curved and lush. She looked like a woman that you could grab ahold of without having to watch yourself. She was delicate but in no way did she come across as fragile or breakable. She looked like she could take everything I had to give her, all the pent-up longing, all the nights of frustration I spent hard and alone, all the denied hunger that made me want to eat her up and then go back for seconds and thirds because I knew there was no way I was going to have my fill of her honeyed lips and velvety skin in one go.

There was so much of her to experience, and I wanted to know what all of it felt like, tasted like, sounded like. I wanted to watch her come from every possible position I could get her in, and then I wanted to find some new ones, ones no man had ever had her in before, and watch her come in those, too. Because I knew once I got her she would let me have her in ways she hadn’t let anyone else. Her eyes, so pretty and dark, made me all kids of promises, and I wanted to take her up on every single one of them. But there wasn’t anything I could promise in return, and that always kept me from crossing the invisible line.

She ran the tip of her nose along the edge of my jaw and that little nuzzle made my entire body shudder. She had the ability to bring down all the walls I’d so carefully built up around us in order to keep both of us safe. She didn’t have any clue the kind of damage I could do if I ignored all the warning bells ringing loudly in the back of my mind. I knew the ways in which I could wreck the women in my life that I cared about and there was no way on God’s green and often unforgiving Earth that I would subject her to that. I barely survived the loss of the last woman I loved. I knew if I let Dixie sneak her way inside my heart and something happened to her there would be nothing left of me. There wouldn’t be anyplace left for me to run.

 

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Blog Tour, Reviews & Trailer – Mack Daddy, Penelope Ward

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February 14, 2017 By

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They called him Mack Daddy. No, seriously, his name was Mack. Short for Mackenzie. Thus, the nickname. Perfect, right?

So was he: perfect. The perfect physical male specimen.

At the private school where I taught, Mack Morrison was the only man around in a sea of women.

Everyone wanted a piece of the hot single father of the sweet little boy.

I was riddled with jealousy, because they didn’t know that—to me—he was much more.

They didn’t know about our past.

He’d chosen my school for his son on purpose, because Mack and I, we had unfinished business.

As my friend Lorelai so eloquently put it: “Unfinished business between two people who are clearly attracted to each other is like an eternal case of blue balls.” And I was suffering in pain from my case.

I was still intensely attracted to Mack. I tried to resist him, immersing myself further into a relationship with another man just to protect my heart.

Not to mention, getting involved with a parent was strictly against school rules. But seeing Mack day in and day out was breaking me down.

And soon I might be breaking all the rules.

Author’s note – Told in alternating points of view, Mack Daddy is a full-length standalone novel.

 

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Sandra's Review

5 Stars

I have read a few of Penelope’s book and after the first book I was a fan. I will now read anything she writes even if it was on the back of a milk carton and I don’t even drink milk. Anyway…this is a story about a Mack Daddy and his son’s new teacher…

Eight years. It’s been eight years since she saw the only man to break her heart. And now here he was on the first day of school with his son. In her classroom. They were suppose to be in Virginia with his wife being a happy little family. But she was wrong. They all just moved to Boston and are not one big happy family. They were a broken one. And the minute she heard the name Frankie come out of his mouth, she knew she was in trouble. He was the only one that called her by that name and hearing it again brought back some great but also some heartbreaking memories. How the hell was she going to get through this school year? All of these butterflies in her stomach were already twisting together and it was only the first day.

Mack knew it was a sign. A sign that this was his chance to get the girl. The girl he would rather do laundry with than spend time out with his buddies. The girl that gave him the best birthday present ever. The one he walked away from. But now, he was in Boston and it was time to get the girl. They never really had a chance the first time around but now, it was a different story. In his eyes anyway. He has to prove that she could trust him. Show that he never stopped thinking about her. That he would not walk away from her again. No matter what. But first, he needs to find out if there is even a chance. She could have moved on and is happy but if there is even a 1% chance. He is going after it.

Mack and Frankie’s relationship is a complicated one with two parts. Throughout the book it will go back and forth from present to past. It’s fun, flirty, quirky, sad and beautiful story. It’s in both parts Frankie brings joy into Mack’s life. She is different from anyone else he has ever know. And Mack brings balance into Frankie’s life. She tries harder to not give a fuck about what others think. They have a very special kind of relationship that I absolutely loved reading about.

I loved this book! Second chance romance is one of my favorites and this one had some twists to it. And I do love twists!! The writing was spectacular and the characters are well-developed. I fell hard for Mack from the beginning but I also wanted to slap him. But, I still loved him. He is hilarious, flirty, sweet, and goes for what he wants. Frankie is well Frankie. She has her anxieties and they do make for some fun moments, she is beautiful without knowing it, sweet but knows when not to be, and just all around awesome. But it’s not just about their love story. It’s also about family, friendship, trust, fate, and joy. It’s not an easy road for these two. Not at all. And that’s what makes it real.

Overall…Mack is one of my favorite single dads! From the beginning I knew I was going to fall in love with these characters and their story. It made me laugh, swoon, angry, cry, and hot and bothered. I didn’t want it to end.

P.S. His neighbor is the best!!

Quotes:

His eyes trailed down to my black pencil skirt where I’d spilled the white paint earlier. He grinned. “I see you’re still spilling suspicious, white substances on yourself.”

“I didn’t feel like putting on a bra just to give Mack some garlic. Didn’t want to shock the poor guy with my waist warmers.”

“Nice laptop.”
“Well, once you go Mac, you never go back.” He winked.
“That was cheesy even for you, Morrison.”

Kara's Review

4.5 Stars

Mack Daddy is Penelope Ward’s new standalone. What’s sexier than a single dad going after the one that got away? That’s right, nothing! Mack is back with a vengeance. He’s moved back to Boston to claim the woman he’s always loved. So, what’s the problem? She’s his son’s teacher and she’s already in a relationship. But that won’t deter Mack. He needs to tell Frankie why he’s here. He needs to show her why she should pick him. Francesca never forgot Mack. How she felt about him. How she wanted him. How he broke her heart. Through a series of flashbacks, we learn how they met, became best friends and how their relationship ended. Mack is sexy, funny and downright delicious. His mouth is as dirty as his mind. Francesca is smart, beautiful and caring. Can Mack prove to Francesca that he’s going win her back? Will she be able to trust him again? I loved this story. It’s a second chance romance for a couple that really didn’t have a fighting chance the first time. Now, years later they are older and wiser. Mack knows what he wants and I loved that he was able to articulate his feelings. He wasn’t wishy washy at all and it was a nice change of pace from usual main male characters. There are a lot of twists and secrets that made me mad, but I knew Mack was a fighter. Don’t miss Mack Daddy and his Frankie Jane!

“You feel that? Feel how it’s beating for you right now. Every time I even allow myself to think about you, it beats like this. And I don’t know how to make it stop.”

“See what? That I’m a crass kind of sexual innuendos who’ll use any opportunity he can get to make you blush? Yes. Then I am completely guiltt. Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.”

“Shh. Don’t say that.”

“Maybe that’s what I need, to go to confession.”

“You have issues.”

 

 

 

He's Back

 

 

Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She’s a fifteen-time New York Times bestseller of twelve novels.

Having grown up in Boston with five older brothers, she spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor, before switching to a more family-friendly career. She is the proud mother of a beautiful 12-year-old girl with autism and a 10-year-old boy. Penelope and her family reside in Rhode Island.

 

Connect with Penelope Ward

Facebook Fan Group | Facebook | Website |Twitter | Instagram

 

RoomHate

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Neighbor Dearest

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Stuck-Up Suit

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Playboy Pilot: (co-written with Vi Keeland)

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Sins of Sevin

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Cocky Bastard

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Stepbrother Dearest

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Gemini

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Jake Undone (Jake #1)

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My Skylar

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Jake Understood (Jake #2)

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Release Blitz, Trailer & Reviews – Mack Daddy, Penelope Ward

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February 13, 2017 By

mack daddy available

 

 

 

pwmackdaddybookcover5x8_bw_high-fixedFrom New York Times bestselling author, Penelope Ward, comes a sexy, STANDALONE second-chance romance.

They called him Mack Daddy. No, seriously, his name was Mack. Short for Mackenzie. Thus, the nickname. Perfect, right?

So was he: perfect. The perfect physical male specimen.

At the private school where I taught, Mack Morrison was the only man around in a sea of women.

Everyone wanted a piece of the hot single father of the sweet little boy.

I was riddled with jealousy, because they didn’t know that—to me—he was much more.

They didn’t know about our past.

He’d chosen my school for his son on purpose, because Mack and I, we had unfinished business.

As my friend Lorelai so eloquently put it: “Unfinished business between two people who are clearly attracted to each other is like an eternal case of blue balls.” And I was suffering in pain from my case.

I was still intensely attracted to Mack. I tried to resist him, immersing myself further into a relationship with another man just to protect my heart.

Not to mention, getting involved with a parent was strictly against school rules. But seeing Mack day in and day out was breaking me down.

And soon I might be breaking all the rules.

 

Author’s note – Told in alternating points of view, Mack Daddy is a full-length standalone novel.

 

ADD TO GOODREADS

 

Amazon

iBooks | Nook | Kobo

 

Sandra's Review

5 Stars

I have read a few of Penelope’s book and after the first book I was a fan. I will now read anything she writes even if it was on the back of a milk carton and I don’t even drink milk. Anyway…this is a story about a Mack Daddy and his son’s new teacher…

Eight years. It’s been eight years since she saw the only man to break her heart. And now here he was on the first day of school with his son. In her classroom. They were suppose to be in Virginia with his wife being a happy little family. But she was wrong. They all just moved to Boston and are not one big happy family. They were a broken one. And the minute she heard the name Frankie come out of his mouth, she knew she was in trouble. He was the only one that called her by that name and hearing it again brought back some great but also some heartbreaking memories. How the hell was she going to get through this school year? All of these butterflies in her stomach were already twisting together and it was only the first day.

Mack knew it was a sign. A sign that this was his chance to get the girl. The girl he would rather do laundry with than spend time out with his buddies. The girl that gave him the best birthday present ever. The one he walked away from. But now, he was in Boston and it was time to get the girl. They never really had a chance the first time around but now, it was a different story. In his eyes anyway. He has to prove that she could trust him. Show that he never stopped thinking about her. That he would not walk away from her again. No matter what. But first, he needs to find out if there is even a chance. She could have moved on and is happy but if there is even a 1% chance. He is going after it.

Mack and Frankie’s relationship is a complicated one with two parts. Throughout the book it will go back and forth from present to past. It’s fun, flirty, quirky, sad and beautiful story. It’s in both parts Frankie brings joy into Mack’s life. She is different from anyone else he has ever know. And Mack brings balance into Frankie’s life. She tries harder to not give a fuck about what others think. They have a very special kind of relationship that I absolutely loved reading about.

I loved this book! Second chance romance is one of my favorites and this one had some twists to it. And I do love twists!! The writing was spectacular and the characters are well-developed. I fell hard for Mack from the beginning but I also wanted to slap him. But, I still loved him. He is hilarious, flirty, sweet, and goes for what he wants. Frankie is well Frankie. She has her anxieties and they do make for some fun moments, she is beautiful without knowing it, sweet but knows when not to be, and just all around awesome. But it’s not just about their love story. It’s also about family, friendship, trust, fate, and joy. It’s not an easy road for these two. Not at all. And that’s what makes it real.

Overall…Mack is one of my favorite single dads! From the beginning I knew I was going to fall in love with these characters and their story. It made me laugh, swoon, angry, cry, and hot and bothered. I didn’t want it to end.

P.S. His neighbor is the best!! 

Quotes:

His eyes trailed down to my black pencil skirt where I’d spilled the white paint earlier. He grinned. “I see you’re still spilling suspicious, white substances on yourself.”

“I didn’t feel like putting on a bra just to give Mack some garlic. Didn’t want to shock the poor guy with my waist warmers.”

“Nice laptop.”
“Well, once you go Mac, you never go back.” He winked.
“That was cheesy even for you, Morrison.”

Kara's Review

4.5 Stars

Mack Daddy is Penelope Ward’s new standalone. What’s sexier than a single dad going after the one that got away? That’s right, nothing! Mack is back with a vengeance. He’s moved back to Boston to claim the woman he’s always loved. So, what’s the problem? She’s his son’s teacher and she’s already in a relationship. But that won’t deter Mack. He needs to tell Frankie why he’s here. He needs to show her why she should pick him. Francesca never forgot Mack. How she felt about him. How she wanted him. How he broke her heart. Through a series of flashbacks, we learn how they met, became best friends and how their relationship ended. Mack is sexy, funny and downright delicious. His mouth is as dirty as his mind. Francesca is smart, beautiful and caring. Can Mack prove to Francesca that he’s going win her back? Will she be able to trust him again? I loved this story. It’s a second chance romance for a couple that really didn’t have a fighting chance the first time. Now, years later they are older and wiser. Mack knows what he wants and I loved that he was able to articulate his feelings. He wasn’t wishy washy at all and it was a nice change of pace from usual main male characters. There are a lot of twists and secrets that made me mad, but I knew Mack was a fighter. Don’t miss Mack Daddy and his Frankie Jane!

 

“You feel that? Feel how it’s beating for you right now. Every time I even allow myself to think about you, it beats like this. And I don’t know how to make it stop.”

 

“See what? That I’m a crass kind of sexual innuendos who’ll use any opportunity he can get to make you blush? Yes. Then I am completely guiltt. Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.”

“Shh. Don’t say that.”

“Maybe that’s what I need, to go to confession.”

“You have issues.”

 

 

 

 

He's Back

 

 

Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She’s a fifteen-time New York Times bestseller of twelve novels.

Having grown up in Boston with five older brothers, she spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor, before switching to a more family-friendly career. She is the proud mother of a beautiful 12-year-old girl with autism and a 10-year-old boy. Penelope and her family reside in Rhode Island.

 

Connect with Penelope Ward

Facebook Fan Group | Facebook | Website |Twitter | Instagram

 

RoomHate

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1TlHv6v

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1PysqdM

iBooks: http://apple.co/1PgsvE7

Kobo: http://bit.ly/1POvSnW

Nook: http://bit.ly/1PLGnSL

 

Neighbor Dearest

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/2bgjn6V

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2aUDxny

iBooks: http://apple.co/29iqvtJ

Kobo: http://bit.ly/2aT108M

Nook: http://bit.ly/2b6hVkQ

 

 

Stuck-Up Suit

Amazon:  http://amzn.to/1Q1SxXx

iBooks: http://apple.co/1Qbwy57

B&N: http:// bit.ly/1UC8wDC

Kobo: http:// bit.ly/1RJdUif

 

 

 

Playboy Pilot: (co-written with Vi Keeland)

Amazon  http://amzn.to/2ciieci

iBooks  http://apple.co/1Wb06Cf

B&N  http://bit.ly/2c9vRdV

Kobo  http://bit.ly/2ctb6dv

 

Sins of Sevin

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1KoMih7

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iBooks: http://apple.co/1gmN9nq

Kobo:http://bit.ly/1Qd6oMs

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Cocky Bastard

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Stepbrother Dearest

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kobo: http://bit.ly/1fJaaBs

Gemini

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B&N: http://bit.ly/1KfmLHD

iTunes: http://apple.co/1QTaONj

kobo: http://bit.ly/1BGJ2wu

Jake Undone (Jake #1)

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B&N: http://bit.ly/1obAwJ6

iTunes: http://apple.co/1fJayQ8

kobo: http://bit.ly/1SPKl0M

My Skylar

Amazon:http://amzn.to/1Q9LgLB

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iTunes: http://bit.ly/SLNOTR

kobo: http://bit.ly/1kNrtAB

Jake Understood (Jake #2)

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B&N: http://bit.ly/1FwJC0z

iTunes: http://apple.co/1DQQwgC

kobo: http://bit.ly/1LQ7Fvk

 

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