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Book Review – 1,000 STRONG VERBS FOR FICTION WRITERS (Indie Author Resources Series) by Valerie Howard

 

1,000 STRONG VERBS FOR FICTION WRITERS (Indie Author Resources Series #2) by Valerie Howard

1,000 STRONG VERBS FOR FICTION WRITERS (Indie Author Resources Series #2) by Valerie Howard

4 out of 5 stars

Synopsis
LIST OF 1,000 VERBS

Are you searching for stronger verbs for your works of fiction (or non-fiction)?

Aren’t we all?

This handy little reference booklet contains a list of 1,000 strong verbs to help you replace the weaker verbs in your fiction writing as you self-edit your work. Just look up the weak verb you’d like to replace, and choose a stronger verb from the alphabetized lists.

For example:

Weak: Sally walked across the room.
Stronger: Sally scurried across the room.

Weak: Harry lightly touched the edge of the book.
Stronger: Harry trailed his fingers along the edge of the book.

Weak: Karen ran as quickly as she could to her closet.
Stronger: Karen charged her closet in a panic.

Weak: Lucy hit her palm on the desk.
Stronger: Lucy smacked her palm on the desk.

Ready to weed out the weak verbs and not-so-helpful adverbs in your writing and replace them with strong verbs?

Let’s get started!

Indie Author Resources Book 2

 

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My Review
This is a reference book full of useful verbs, like a thesaurus dialed in specifically for the fiction writer. It has easy to find, quick to use suggestions for weak verbs. Because I borrowed this with Kindle Unlimited and will have to return it, I do think I’ll end up purchasing a copy to have at hand when I’m revising. The suggestions are plentiful, and just a single strong verb can spark an entire creative process at the keyboard.

Bottom Line
A thesaurus on steroids, this reference tool is something novelists will find themselves reaching for over and over again.

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About the Book – Read for free with Kindle Unlimited
Title
: 1,000 STRONG VERBS FOR FICTION WRITERS
Series: Indie Author Resources Series #2
Author: Valerie Howard
Publication Date: July 24, 2019
Pages: 111
Category: Writing
Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars
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Author Valerie Howard

Author Valerie Howard

About the Author
Valerie Howard has been writing stories since she was in second grade when she wrote “The Mystery of the Missing Crayon.” She lives in Maine with her husband and two sons. She graduated from Sacopee Valley High School in Hiram, Maine and Piedmont Baptist College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Where to find Valerie Howard
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Amazon

Series Blitz – Keeper Series by Jillian Liota

 

Welcome to the series blitz for the Keeper series an adult contemporary romance duology by Jillian Liota.

Welcome to the series blitz for the Keeper series an adult contemporary romance duology by Jillian Liota. See below for information on the books and series, buy links, and links to add them to your Goodreads TBR.

THE KEEPER, the first book in the adult contemporary romance duology, Keeper, by Jillian Liota

THE KEEPER (Keeper Series #1) by Jillian Liota

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title: THE KEEPER
Series: Keeper Duology #1
Author: Jillian Liota
Release Date: February 12, 2018
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
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Synopsis
Soccer goalie Rachel Jameson is in her final year at Glendale College on academic and athletic scholarships. It’s quite the achievement for a young woman who grew up in a home filled with drunken abuse, who barely made it out of high school alive.

But she’s smart, dedicated, and has her eyes set on that cap and gown next spring. Nothing’s going to get in the way of a hard-fought battle for the freedom and independence she’s so desperately craved.

Until she meets Mack.

He stumbles into her world with a flirty smile and warm eyes – a man that pushes Rachel out of her comfort zone and into his arms. Their chemistry is swift and undeniable, and soon after meeting the two recognize the depth of their connection.

But an unfortunate circumstance forces the two to abandon their romance before it has truly begun. Rachel’s carefully planned life begins to shake like an unstable house of cards, and when she risks losing Mack completely, she has to decide what’s more important.

Her future.

Or theirs.

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Read the Keeper Duology, an adult contemporary romance duet by Jillian Liota

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KEEP AWAY, the second book in the adult contemporary romance duology, Keeper, by Jillian Liota

KEEP AWAY (Keeper Series #2) by Jillian Liota

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title: KEEP AWAY
Series: Keeper Duology #2
Author: Jillian Liota
Release Date: June 26, 2018
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
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Synopsis
Nursing student Charlie Davenport has never gotten over her freshman year fling with her best friend’s older brother. Sure, she’s enjoyed her time at Glendale College – maybe a little too much. But for some reason, he’s always been in the back of her mind.

But even though she’s sure their flame would still burn hot four years later, she doesn’t appreciate his sudden and relentless presence in her life. Because he’s suddenly ready to pick things back up, she should drop everything? She doesn’t think so.

That man is one mistake she can’t make again.

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Professional soccer player Jeremy Jameson has hit a serious road bump in life. Miraculously, his poor decisions have opened the door to rekindling things with his sister’s best friend, Charlie – the only woman that has ever made him consider a relationship.

He doesn’t believe he’ll ever be worthy of her, but he can’t let her slip through his fingers again. And as he realizes its time to make some much needed changes in his life, he recruits Charlie to help. Hopefully along the way, he can convince her to give him another chance.

Jeremy knows Charlie thinks it’s a mistake to start things up again, but he also knows that’s just not true.

The real mistake was letting her go.

***This book is a novella follow up to The Keeper. While it can function as a stand-alone, it is highly encouraged to read The Keeper, as some major plot points and spoilers are referenced.

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Author Jillian Liota

Author Jillian Liota

About the Author
Jillian Liota is a new author writing contemporary romance and new adult fiction. She lives in Kailua, Hawaii with her amazing husband, 2 cats, and 3-legged pup.

She is the author of the new adult romance novel The Keeper, which focuses on a female college soccer goalie, as well as the follow up novella, Keep Away. Her newest release, Like You Mean It, is in the contemporary romance genre and has a more mature voice, as it follows a pregnant mother finding love in a new town. The next novel in the Like You Series, Like You Want It, will be published in Spring 2019

She has a master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs, and she is passionate about all things improvement, development and organization.

She’s also a big fan of taking walks with her husband and dog Maia, reading romance (obviously), watching a handful of horrible reality TV shows, and exploring the island she calls home. Check out her Contact page for more information on how to connect.

Where to Find Jillian Liota
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – CINDERELLIS (Once Upon a Vegas Night Series) by Evie Drae

 

Welcome to the book blitz for OFF CINDERELLIS, the second book in the adult LGBTQ+ fairytale retelling romance series, Once Upon a Vegas Night, by Evie Drae

Welcome to the book blitz for OFF CINDERELLIS, the second book in the adult LGBTQ+ fairytale retelling romance series, Once Upon a Vegas Night, by Evie Drae. See below for information on the book and series, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

CINDERELLIS, the second book in the adult LGBTQ+ fairytale retelling romance series, Once Upon a Vegas Night, by Evie Drae

CINDERELLIS (Once Upon a Vegas Night Series #2) by Evie Drae

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title:
CINDERELLIS
Series: Once Upon a Vegas Night Series #2
Author: Evie Drae
Release Date: February 11, 2020
Genre: Adult LGBTQ+ Fairytale Retelling Romance
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Synopsis
As the son of music industry royalty and a famous rock star in his own right, Henry “Cinder” Cinderford has spent his life on the road. Craving stability, he signs on to do a special limited engagement in Las Vegas and plans to spend the next six months discovering the meaning of home.

After losing his mom at a young age, Ellis Tremaine survived a childhood with an abusive stepfather who took out his anger on the son he never wanted. Nearly two decades later, Ellis continues to struggle against the emotional manipulations of his family, even in his career. But when he meets none other than the Prince of Pop himself, things start to change.

From attraction to friendship to something so much more, Ellis and Cinder become the celebrity ‘ship known as “Cinderellis.” But when reality threatens their storybook romance, all they can do is hope there really is a happily ever after for every once upon a time.

 

 

 

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Excerpt #1
Ellis leaned his elbows on the handrail of the narrow metal catwalk overlooking the frontstage area and closed his eyes, allowing the music below to encompass him from all sides. Surrounding his senses. Filling his soul.

About three-quarters of the way through Cinder’s set, there was a song that dripped with passion and heart, making exquisite use of his stunning vibrato. It had become a favorite of Ellis’s almost from the get-go, most especially because its simplicity allowed him a moment to breathe, to open himself, and to fall heart-first into the music.

The constantly moving parts of the high-concept production ground to a halt during those three minutes and forty-two seconds. The fly space he occupied went still and quiet as a single bloodred spotlight focused on center stage, highlighting a lone wooden stool and a microphone stand. Following his third wardrobe change of the night, clad in skintight black jeans and a white ribbed tank, Cinder stepped onto the stage clutching the neck of an acoustic guitar. As if on cue, the audience swooned into the orchestrated mood change.

They all knew what came next, and with a soft, collective gasp, the whole theater held its breath. Then, like the beat of a heart, as Cinder rested a hip on the stool, adjusted the strap of his guitar, and drew the microphone close, the crowd exhaled as one.

With the first note of the now familiar song, Ellis’s chest tightened. Music had always held an important place in his life, affecting him in ways he couldn’t explain. But nothing in his twenty-six years on this earth had ever latched on to his very being the way Cinder could with his haunting tenor as it trembled up an octave before plunging in both register and depth. Straight into his heart.

He looked forward to this brief respite more and more each day, surprised to find himself curious about the man who made such soul-moving compositions. Ellis rarely cared about anything other than the music itself, but something about Cinder’s music was different. Something about Cinder was different; Ellis just couldn’t put his finger on what.

Growing up in Vegas with a stepfather in show business, Ellis had never been impressed by celebrity. He admired the effort that went into reaching and maintaining stardom, but he could say the same thing about a lot of jobs out there. If someone put in a full day of hard work, they earned his respect, no matter what the end goal or result.

But Ellis’s curiosity over Cinder wasn’t based on the novelty of his fame or even over the man himself. It was the music Ellis yearned to delve deeper into. It affected him in ways he didn’t understand, but he wanted to. It was like Cinder saw into a part of Ellis even he had never known was there, and he needed to know why… and how?

He wanted to put a face to the voice if only to prove Cinder was real. To prove the responses he drew from Ellis weren’t figments of his imagination. To prove he was still capable of emotions that ran so deep they could penetrate the walls he’d built around his fractured heart after his mom’s death.
To prove he could still feel.

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CINDERELLIS, the second book in the adult LGBTQ+ fairytale retelling romance series, Once Upon a Vegas Night, by Evie Drae is out now!

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Book 1: BEAUREGARD & THE BEAST
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Author Evie Drae

Author Evie Drae

About the Author
Evie Drae (Ze/Hir/Hirs) is a registered nurse by day and a best-selling, award-winning male/male romance writer by night. Ze has won first place in seven Romance Writers of America® (RWA®) competitions, including the prestigious title “Best of the Best” in the 2018 Golden Opportunity Contest. Ze was a double finalist in the 2019 Golden Heart® in both the Contemporary Romance and Romantic Suspense categories.

One of Evie’s favorite things to do is encourage hir fellow writers. To that end, ze started the #writeLGBTQ and #promoLGBTQ hashtags on Twitter to support and promote LGBTQ+ authors and allies while providing a safe space to connect and grow as a community. Ze is married to the love of hir life, is the parent of two wonderful fur babies, and runs almost entirely on coffee and good vibes.

Evie loves to link EvieDrae@gmail.com or find hir on hir social media accounts listed below. Twitter is where ze’s most active but be sure to check out hir blog too. Ze focuses on reviews for LGBTQ+ authors and allies with the occasional quirky advice/recommendation post just to toss things up.

Where to Find Evie Drae
Goodreads | Website | Newsletter | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | BookBub

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Cover Reveal + Giveaway – THE MIX-UP (Southern Hearts Club Series) by Melanie Munton

 

Author Melanie Munton is revealing the cover to THE MIX-UP, the third book in her adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Southern Hearts Club, releasing April 6, 2021

Author Melanie Munton is revealing the cover to THE MIX-UP, the third book in her adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Southern Hearts Club, releasing April 6, 2021. See below for the cover, information on the book and series, preorder inks, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

THE MIX-UP, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Southern Hearts Club, by Melanie Munton

THE MIX-UP (Southern Hearts Club Series #3) by Melanie Munton

About the Book
Title: THE MIX-UP
Series: Southern Hearts Club Series #3
Author: Melanie Munton
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romantic Comedy
Release Date: April 6, 2021
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Synopsis
She thought she accidentally slept with her boss… Then she met his twin brother.

Real talk: I slept with my boss. Back before he even was my boss. Back when I had no clue who he was.

Real talk: My boss is an arrogant jerk. I hate him. If we didn’t work so well together, I would have told him exactly where he could shove his pompous attitude a long time ago.

Turns out…my boss has a twin. Identical twin.

Now I know why he’s always acted like our one night together never happened. Why he acted like he’d never met me before when I started working for him.

It wasn’t him that night. It was his brother. A brother who’s just as gorgeous as my boss and a hell of a lot nicer.

Real talk: I’m kind of…bothered that it wasn’t my boss that night.

But that’s before certain revelations about that night come to light.

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Teaser from THE MIX-UP, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Southern Hearts Club, by Melanie Munton

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Excerpt #1
A thin manila file is dropped on top of my French fade manicure, halting my progress in the email I’m furiously typing. My fingers pause as I suck in a much-needed breath. Because only one person in this entire office would have the balls to do such a thing. And unfortunately, he signs my frigging paycheck.

I hear a muffled male voice and know he’s probably telling me to “turn off the squabbling, men-bashing drivel” and pay attention. That’s exactly what he called Kennedy’s podcast one day when he’d been curious to know what I was always listening to and had swiped up one of my earbuds before I could stop him.

I tap my Bluetooth earpiece, turning it off. But I don’t look at him. Why? People not making eye contact when they speak to him is one of his biggest pet peeves.

Heh. Take that, prick.

“Gee, sorry, boss man. Didn’t quite catch that.”

He pauses for a moment, probably to grind his teeth together hard enough to give himself a migraine. “Spec sheet for prospective client,” he grates in a low voice, referring to the file still balanced on my hands as I resume typing. “Look over their queries and come up with an approximate quote, as well as a realistic timeline for each individual project.”

My eyebrow notches up, though I keep my focus trained ahead. “I guess saying ‘please’ is too much of a time waster?”

“Yes. Since I know you’re going to do it regardless, that one syllable would have been a waste of my time and breath.”

I slowly nod at my computer screen. “Yep. Better save all that hot air for the next ass you have to blow smoke up.”

“Better than kissing those asses.”

I click my tongue against my teeth. “If I were you, I’d start puckering up because your personality is severely lacking in both charm and tact.”

“From the horse’s mouth, huh, duchess?”

Now, now, I look up at him.

Did I mention that Ryder Colson is a brutally beautiful man?

Because of course he would be.

His hair color is somewhere between dark blond and light brown, complementing his golden skin tone. It’s slightly longer on top and cut shorter at the sides. He always somehow manages to get that floppy part to sweep across his forehead at just the right angle to look suave. A small strand perpetually hangs over his left eyebrow, no matter how many times he shoves it back. His eyes are a soulful blue, his nose is long and straight, and day-old stubble claims permanent residency on his square jawline.

Worst of all, his bottom lip has this full, rounder thing going on that pisses off my neglected libido to the point that I want to dig my teeth into that flesh until I draw blood.

Easy, girl. Your momma didn’t raise no psycho.

Despite the casual leniencies that he affords his employees, Ryder never dons anything other than crisp, immaculately tailored suits. Hellaciously expensive ones that I’m pretty sure he has shipped in from London. As the owner and CEO, he frequently meets with clients, in and out of the office, so he always has to look professional. And flaming hot.

Damn him.

Hey, I’m human. He’s sex on two legs. There’s nothing criminal about noticing it.

I dagger him with a look that would eviscerate a lesser man. And as much as it galls me to admit, Ryder here could never be categorized as lesser in any aspect of his life. “You could have just emailed this to me, you know. No need for these precious heart-to-hearts of ours.”

His navy eyes dance with something resembling amusement. “Now, what kind of person would that make me when I can clearly see how cutting me down at every opportunity brings you such joy?”

I narrow my eyes. “A prospect you’re more than familiar with.”

He smirks. “I don’t cut you down, duchess. I vex you. There’s a big difference.”

“The end result is the same no matter what verb you use,” I say through clenched teeth. “I can only assume your overall goal is to piss me off.”

He shrugs, like the apathetic jerkoff he is. “You do your best work when you’re exasperated. Part of my job as boss is to keep my employees motivated.”

“You’re confusing infuriation with motivation.”

He slides his hands in his pockets, far too casually. “And yet I know you’ll have that to me by the end of the day. Seems my methods are effective. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right?”

My teeth clamp down on my tongue to silence the instinctual vitriol.

I’ll do a swan dive into a river of boiling lava before I ever admit that he’s right.

I can’t resist a challenge. He knows I’m going to bust my ass every day at work, no matter how acerbic our conversations get. Something about Ryder’s demeanor toward me, his work ethic, and his general expectations of his employees have always lit a fire inside me, making me want to rise to the occasion. It’s irrational—and just plain idiotic—how much I’ve wanted to impress him from day one. Ever since I found out that my boss has absolutely no memory of sleeping with me, I’ve been determined to prove myself.

So help me Mary Magdalene, I will make him remember me.

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Teaser from THE MIX-UP, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Southern Hearts Club, by Melanie Munton

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Get Caught Up on the Series

Book 1: THE DIVORCE ATTORNEY – Read for free with Kindle Unlimited
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Author Melanie Munton

Author Melanie Munton

About the Author
Traveler. Reader. Beach-goer. St. Louis Cardinals fan. Pasta-obsessed. North Carolina resident. Sarcastic. Bit of a nerd.

Author of the Cruz Brothers, Possession and Politics, and Timid Souls series, Melanie loves all things romance, comedies and suspense in particular because it’s boring to only stick to one sub-genre! From light-hearted comedies to sexy thrillers, she likes to mix it up, but loves her some strong alpha males and sassy heroines.

Go visit Melanie’s website and sign up for her newsletter to stay updated on release dates, teasers, and other details for all of her projects!

 

Where to find Melanie Munton
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – THE WISE ONE (The Scottish Scrolls Series) by K.T. Anglehart

 

Welcome to the book blitz for THE WISE ONE, the first book in the young adult fantasy series, The Scottish Scrolls, by K.T. Anglehart

Welcome to the book blitz for THE WISE ONE, the first book in the young adult fantasy series, The Scottish Scrolls, by K.T. Anglehart. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

THE WISE ONE, the first book in the young adult fantasy series, The Scottish Scrolls, by K.T. Anglehart

THE WISE ONE (The Scottish Scrolls Series #1) by K.T. Anglehart

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title:
THE WISE ONE
Series: The Scottish Scrolls Series #1
Author: K.T. Anglehart
Release Date: October 28, 2020
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
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Synopsis
Mckenna’s never thought much of her nightmares, but on her seventeenth birthday, a vivid dream of burning at the stake awakens her dormant abilities, thrusting her into a world where faeries are real, spirits hold a grudge, and a High Priestess obsessed with a 16th-century prophecy is tracking her every move.

Now, her overprotective dads, Seán and Andre, are forced to tell her the truth—they know who her birth mother is, and her life is not the surrogate story she’s always been told. Abigail, Mckenna’s mom, is some sort of mystic, and Mckenna a Wise One.

Whatever the hell that means.

With the help of a persistent little wren and company of a newfound friend, Mckenna journeys to Ireland in search of her mother and real answers. Along the way, she learns to harness her innate magic and trust her intuition, as best she can anyway—Cillian, a kind and passionate delegate who crosses her path, is proving much harder to read.

Only her mother could truly help her halt her ill fate and prepare her for what’s to come . . . before she gives in to the darkness she knows is buried deep within.

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Teaser from THE WISE ONE, the first book in the young adult fantasy series, The Scottish Scrolls, by K.T. Anglehart

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Excerpt #2
A sulphery scent filled the air, carried by a chill breeze. Pulled by the rushing sound of waves, Mckenna walked to the road’s end. Far below, the sea whispered its calming notes, both melodic and fierce, as though longing to impart wisdom to the land and sky. “I hadn’t realized we drove so high up.”

“Beautiful, isn’t it? Come, we’ve got a wee trek. Hope you’re wearing comfortable shoes.”

She followed Esme about a mile down a red dirt path, which gradually wound downwards to the water’s edge.

“Where are we?” Mckenna said as a rocky landmass came into view.

“Below, where you see the rock formation—that’s the Giant’s Causeway.”

As they drew nearer, Mckenna did a double take at the dramatic sight before her: At the foot of the cliffs lay uneven hills of thousands upon thousands of interlocked black rocks in the shape of hexagons. Like a three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle, the pieces fit together flawlessly. Esme urged Mckenna to walk around the site. She did, stepping up and down from stone to stone.

How could they have formed so perfectly? And why were they all at different heights? How were they floating on the sea?

That was when she realized . . . “Esme, these aren’t rocks, are they? These are columns.”

“Indeed. Forty thousand columns beneath the sea—basalt columns, meaning they’re formed from lava. Some as tall as thirty-nine feet. All of this was the result of a volcanic eruption some fifty million years ago, during the Tertiary period—but of course, there’s also an Irish legend that explains it all.” Mckenna smiled at this. “A Scottish giant, Benandonner, challenged an Irish giant, Fionn MacCool, to a fight. Being very proud, Fionn accepted and built a causeway across the North Channel to Scotland for the two to battle. But when Fionn saw the size of Benandonner, he ran back to Ireland and had his wife disguise him as a baby.

“The funny bit is, when Benandonner saw the size of the baby, he thought, ‘if the baby’s that big, can’t imagine his dad!’ So, he bolted back to Scotland, destroying the causeway along the way. Across the sea to the Scottish isle of Staffa, there are the same columns, made of the same basalt.”

“So, which story is true?” If faeries and ghosts existed, why not giants?

“Which do you believe?”

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Read THE WISE ONE, the first book in the young adult fantasy series, The Scottish Scrolls, by K.T. Anglehart now!

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Author K.T. Anglehart

Author K.T. Anglehart

About the Author
Katrina Tortorici Anglehart is a born and bred Italian-Canadian from Montreal. A devoted academic, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; a graduate certificate in Scriptwriting; and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. After dabbling in TV writing and working as a digital marketing content manager, she left the nine to five to launch her freelance editing and coaching career. Today, she relishes in helping aspiring authors to develop and refine their stories.

Besides English, Katrina speaks French, Italian, and Spanglish. When she’s not writing, diving into magical reads, or Netflixing, she’s travelling with her favourite human–her high-school-sweetheart-turned-husband, Andy–and obsessing over her pet bunny, Magic, and newly rescued pup, Nessie. Katrina currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.

 

 

Where to Find K.T. Anglehart
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Blog Tour – Teaser – TEMPTING HEAT (Tempt Me Series) by Sara Whitney

 

Welcome to the blog tour for TEMPTING HEAT, the first book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Tempt Me, by Sara Whitney

Welcome to the blog tour for TEMPTING HEAT, the first book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Tempt Me, by Sara Whitney. See below for information on the book and series, buy links, an exclusive teaser, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

TEMPTING HEAT, the first book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Tempt Me, by Sara Whitney

TEMPTING HEAT (Tempt Me Series #1) by Sara Whitney

About The Book
Title: TEMPTING HEAT

Series: Tempt Me Series #1
Author: Sara Whitney
Publisher: LoveSpark Press
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance/Romantic Comedy
Release Date: November 12, 2019
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Synopsis
Calling all only-one-bed lovers…

She thinks I’m her enemy.

The truth is, I’ve wanted her for years.

Now that a blizzard’s trapped us together, I can finally tell her the truth.

Forget about the storm raging outside. It’s the ice protecting her heart that I have to melt.

Tempting Heat features a dirty-talking hero, a schedule-obsessed heroine, and years of secrets waiting to be revealed. While Tempting Heat is a novella, the rest of the books in the feisty, funny Tempt Me series are full-length novels.

 

 

 

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TEMPTING HEAT, the first book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, Tempt Me, by Sara Whitney, now in paperback

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Book 1: TEMPTING HEAT
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Book 2: TEMPTING TASTE
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Book 3: TEMPTING TALK
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Book 4: TEMPTING LIES
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Author Sara Whitney

Author Sara Whitney

About the Author
Sara Whitney writes sassy, sexy contemporary romance novels packed with wit, heat, and heart. A 2019 Romance Writers of America Golden Heart award finalist, Sara worked as a newspaper reporter and film critic before she earned her Ph.D. and landed in academia. She’s a good pinball player, a so-so karaoke singer, and an expert TV opinion-haver.

In a funny twist of fate, Sara’s married to a divorce attorney, and she likes to think that her happily-ever-afters help keep their household in balance. She and her husband live in the Midwest surrounded by books, cats, and half-empty coffee cups.  Keep up with Sara by subscribing to her mailing list here

 

Where to Find Amanda Ashby
Goodreads | Website | NewsletterFacebook | Facebook GroupTwitterInstagram | Amazon | BookBub

 

Blog Tour – Review + Giveaway – BATTLE OF THE BULLIES by Fenyx Blue

 

Welcome to the blog tour for BATTLE OF THE BULLIES, a young adult contemporary by Fenyx Blue

Welcome to the blog tour for BATTLE OF THE BULLIES, a young adult contemporary by Fenyx Blue. See below for information on the book, buy links, and my review. Be sure to read all the way to the bottom for information on her giveaway.

BATTLE OF THE BULLIES, a young adult contemporary by Fenyx Blue

BATTLE OF THE BULLIES by Fenyx Blue

4 out of 5 stars

Synopsis
Ebony, Eris, and Emani Robertson have been through so much more than most high school freshmen. When they were younger, they survived a school shooting that killed their friend and left their oldest sister unable to speak. After giving homeschooling a try, they enroll in a promising new academy, hoping for the best.The Robertsons soon discover, however, that their new classmates are anything but kind. A mysterious group of bullies known as the Dimes rules the hallways and spreads fear everywhere they go. All three sisters end up being targets of the gang and have to find a way to defend themselves.

The triplets couldn’t be more different, but their loyalty to each other and to their school never fails. Along with diverse group of friends, the Robertsons do everything they can to uncover the identity of the Dimes and restore order to the school.As if their lives weren’t complicated enough, they also get sucked in to a much bigger game—discovering who was responsible for the attack on their old school. Can they bring down the Dimes and bring the murderer to justice, all while trying to make it through ninth grade?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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My Review
With a title like BATTLE OF THE BULLIES in the young adult genre, I knew this book offered promise, but I was expecting the powerful emotional punch it delivered. High school freshmen and triplets, Eris, Ebony, and Emani have joined older sister, Alexis at a new school after their old school was targeted for a bombing that killed 100 students. In the wake of the trauma, they try to assimilate in their new school, but are on the radar of the school’s famous, but mysterious group of bullies known as the Dimes. The girls are as different as they are alike and the three of them navigate the problems in their own individual ways. A dancer, an athlete, and a social media influencer, the girls tackle life as it comes at them, working to help the police track down the remaining guilty party of the bombing and ferret out the members of the Dimes. To say they have their work cut out for them would be an understatement. The themes are heavy and dark, but Blue’s writing is light, punctuated by moments of levity which carries the story through the bleaker moments. Her voice is fresh and youthful, but some of the story elements came across as almost over the top for no purpose in the story, that I could tell. For instance, they are a family of seven, including two parents, an older sister, the triplets, and twin brothers. On top of that, their mom has found time to hand make perfect Halloween costumes for all the kids plus herself and her husband every year.

Plot
The plotting is rich and complex, with each girl having her own subplot in addition to the main plot of unmasking the Dimes. The additional subplot of helping law enforcement with their previous school bombing make this both intricate and aggressive. A lot happens and it can be confusing at times with each of the three girls having her own point of view, but once I was able to keep all of them separate in my mind, even with their names all starting with the letter E, it was easier. But also, because so much is happening, the story never slows down. It’s easy to read this through in a single sitting if you have the time. The dialogue is snappy and fun, and though the girls have similar personalities, they’re different enough to make the story unique.

Characters
The cast is huge and diverse. From the triplets and their family, to friends and enemies alike, there are a lot of characters to juggle, some of them come off as flat, but for the most part, they’re fascinating, especially some of the tertiary characters, like Dr. and Mr. Thomas.

What I Enjoyed About BATTLE OF THE BULLIES
1. Detailed Backstories.
The girls have an exciting, yet horrific past that has scarred them, but also made them stronger and more determined than ever. The way their backstory unfolds is well-paced.

2. Alexis. The oldest sister and the most broken of the three, she pulls at your heartstrings in unexpected ways.

3. Sisterhood. Having two sisters of my own, I appreciated the sisterly bond and how it is woven through the plot.

4. Unexpected Twists. I always enjoy a really good twist I never saw coming.

5. Emotional Gut Punch. This story packs a whopper and will keep me thinking about it for a long time.

Bottom Line
A compelling story of the bonds of family and the value of justice.

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About the Book
Title: BATTLE OF THE BULLIES
Author: Fenyx Blue
Release Date: October 27, 2020
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance
Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon IT | Amazon FR | Amazon DE

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Author Fenyx Blue

Author Fenyx Blue

About the Author
If author Fenyx Blue actually had a tattoo, it would be a heart. Ms. Blue has written every book with love. Blue is a teacher, coach, mentor, and motivational speaker focused on women and youth empowerment. She has written a young adult novel about bullying entitled Who Failed Johnny?, a poetry book about purpose named The Blue Ink Movement, and a children’s book about the power of a solid father daughter relationship called Worth the Weight.

Fenyx believes in service to the community. After being chosen as teacher of the year for her school district, she continued to mentor teenagers and facilitate discussions about controversial topics like drugs, sex, violence, cyberbullying and mental health. She has been a guest poet for several women’s retreats and workshops and loves the energy she receives from a live audience.

Throughout her years as an educator and youth ministry leader, Blue created Team Bully-Free Forever, a poetry team for her school, and a mentoring group called D.I.V.A.S to address the needs of young people. She is dedicated to teaching the next generation to follow their dreams and feels it is her mission to equip them for the future. Ms. Fenyx Blue is a proud mother of three beautiful children who inspire her to write each day.

You can follow Ms. Fenyx Blue @FenyxBlueInk on Instagram and Youtube.

Where to find Fenyx Blue
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Instagram | Amazon

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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – WYNTER (Silver Skates Series) by Mia Harlan

 

Welcome to the book blitz for WYNTER, the first book in the adult paranormal romantic comedy series, Silver Skates, by Mia Harlan

Welcome to the book blitz for WYNTER, the first book in the adult paranormal romantic comedy series, Silver Skates, by Mia Harlan. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway. For a limited time, you can pick up the eBook for just 99 cents!

WYNTER, the first book in the adult paranormal romantic comedy series, Silver Skates, by Mia Harlan

WYNTER (Silver Skates Series #1) by Mia Harlan

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title:
WYNTER
Series: Silver Skates Series #1
Author: Mia Harlan
Release Date: January 18, 2021
Genre: Adult Paranormal Romantic Comedy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon IT | Amazon DE | Amazon FR

Synopsis
When a pair of magical skates helps me find my fated mates, the last thing I expect is to get rejected, betrayed, and framed for a crime I didn’t commit.

I moved to Silver Springs to escape my past. Fell in love with the small supernatural town. Made friends with its quirky residents. Even got my dream job.

But just when life’s finally looking up, disaster strikes. The cleaning company I work for falls under threat, and I’m framed for a crime I didn’t commit.

Then, I find my fated mates:

• A shifter hockey player who knows how to handle his stick.
• A sweet journalist who shifts into a block of ice but is oh so hot.
• And a mage detective who already broke my heart once.

This should be the happiest time in my life, but my mates reject me, one by one.

As the new life I built starts to crumble around me, can I work things out with my mates and catch whoever framed me? Or will I end up broken-hearted, alone, and behind bars? Because I may be the best magical maid in town, but my life is one mess no spells in the world can fix.

If you like sassy witches, wonky magic, panty-melting fated mates, and intriguing mysteries, you’ll love this steamy, laugh-out-loud paranormal romantic comedy with all the feels!

Wynter is a standalone in the Silver Springs shared universe and comes complete with a happily-ever-after. Scroll up to read this fun, quirky romance today.

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Review of WYNTER, the first book in the adult paranormal romantic comedy series, Silver Skates, by Mia Harlan

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Excerpt #3
I take a deep breath and stare at Terence like I’ve seen a ghost. Though technically, I have. Not because he’s dead, though I kind of wish he were. Okay, maybe not dead, dead. But missing a limb. Or at least a pinkie.

Either way, he’s dead to me. That and it’s what everyone else called him. Ghost. Though he is the furthest thing from pale. Dark skin, dark hair, dark eyes. He looks exactly like I remember him, and nothing like it. Older. Harsher. More unforgiving. Scratch that. Unforgivable. Because after what he did…

He pulls off his winter gear, and my brain short-circuits. First his hat, revealing hair cropped short, not long and unruly like I remember. Then gloves, with all ten fingers still intact. What? A girl can dream.

He takes off his coat next, and that dream? It starts to feel more like a nightmare. The kind that starts with Cleanly Den clients getting robbed and ends with a hotter-than-ever Terence. No, scratch that. Ghost.

The muscles underneath his sweater bulge, and I get this sudden urge to peel it off. Only out of curiosity. Morbid curiosity. Because I’m not attracted to him. Nope. Not one bit. I’ve ridden on the Ghost train once. Had a one-way ticket to Heartbreak Town. I do not need a repeat.

Then, his sleeve rides up, showing off a strong, inked forearm, and my heart nearly stops. The Terence I knew did not have tattoos. The Ghost standing in front of me has swirling flames disappearing beneath black fabric.

I take him in—okay, fine, I stare—until he finally, finally, notices me.

“Wyn?” His eyes widen as he gapes at me like he’s the one who’s seen a ghost. Yeah, I know. I’m hilarious.

I’d roll my eyes at myself if I weren’t using all that energy to levitate. That and to keep my Mood Tea from glowing red. As in red with desire, because knowing Ghost is a Hole with a Capital Ass doesn’t stop me from wanting him.

So I focus on channeling turquoise instead. Calm, serene, indifferent turquoise. Because my go-to happy pink or excited silver won’t do. Terence—Nope. Ghost. Just Ghost—doesn’t deserve either one. He gets to see how little I care. And that he no longer has the power to hurt me.

I guess my heart doesn’t get the memo because the turquoise starts to darken. It’s a momentary lapse in magic—one Ghost doesn’t notice. And if he does? He’s one of the few people who know I can manipulate Mood Teas, so he wouldn’t trust it anyway.

Which is why I do the one thing I do best. I bluff.

“Well, if it isn’t Terentius White,” I say brightly. Like I’d read his name straight out of the Academy Yearbook. Not that we had a yearbook. Kind of defeats the purpose, when it’s not even supposed to exist.

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Get WYNTER, the first book in the adult paranormal romantic comedy series, Silver Skates, by Mia Harlan, for just $0.99 for a limited time!

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Author Mia Harlan

Author Mia Harlan

About the Author
Mia Harlan lives in Canada with her husband (who’s definitely Not a Vampire) and their adorably fluffy cat. They recently welcomed a Mini Mortal (a baby girl) into the world and are happy to report she doesn’t have fangs. Mia is a librarian by day and an author by night. She’s been reading romance since she turned thirteen and published her first one in mid-2019. She writes humorous, quirky (and mostly paranormal) reverse harem romance.

 

 

 

 

Where to Find Mia Harlan
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Blog Tour – Playlist + Giveaway – A BEAUTY SO CRUEL (Beauty and the Beast Series) by Beena Khan

 

Welcome to the blog tour for A BEAUTY SO CRUEL, the first book in the new adult contemporary romance series, Beauty and the Beast, by Beena Khan

Welcome to the blog tour for A BEAUTY SO CRUEL, the first book in the new adult contemporary romance series, Beauty and the Beast, by Beena Khan. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive look at the book’s playist, and details on her giveaway.

A BEAUTY SO CRUEL, the first book in the new adult contemporary romance series, Beauty and the Beast, by Beena Khan

A BEAUTY SO CRUEL (Beauty and The Beast Series #1) by Beena Khan

About the Book
Title:
A BEAUTY SO CRUEL
Series: Beauty and the Beast
Author: Beena Khan
Release Date: February 14, 2021
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon IT | Amazon DE | Amazon FR

Synopsis
I was a beauty, a stray orphan until the beast took me as his hostage.

Once upon a time…
A Don by the name of Vlad Vitalli ruled New York. He’s a mafia man. The leader of one of the ruling families, La Cosa Nostra. He’s a monster. A trained killer and a cold-blooded murderer. Tall, mysterious, with icy gray eyes, and he rarely smiles. His smile was made to fool any girl. He’s ruthless, cold, dangerous, and wants to kill me.

I was the wrong person at the wrong time. Just an innocent at the masquerade ball. The mafia has rules: no witnesses left behind. To save my life, I made a deal with the beast. I handed myself to the cruelest man in the kingdom.

For him, It was supposed to be an easy kill. I’m an orphan raised in poverty. No one would have missed me. Just as the Don Vlad was about to order the hit, I threw off my masquerade mask, revealing my face, and offered myself to him. One look and I was doomed. He took me as his hostage. His captive. He didn’t know by taking me, Dahlia Hadid, he sealed his own fate.

Welcome to New York’s Underworld.

Loosely based on the fairytale.

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Playlist
Lovely – Billie Eilish
Hard For Me – Michele Morrone
Animals – Maroon 5
Russian Roulette – Rihanna
Crazy In Love – Beyonce (Fifty Shades)
Salted Wound – Sia
You Should See Me In a Crown – Billie Eilish
Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande
My Heart Is Open – Maroon 5
Madness – Ruelle
Trust – Boy Epic
Surrender – Natalie Taylor
F*ck It. I Love It – Lana Del Ray
You Broke Me First – Tate McRae
Feel It – Michele Morrone
Him & I – G-Eazy & Halsey
Earned It – The Weeknd
All Of Me – John Legend

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A BEAUTY SO CRUEL, the first book in the new adult contemporary romance series, Beauty and the Beast, by Beena Khan

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Author Beena Khan

Author Beena Khan

About the Author
Beena Khan writes literary fiction and edgy, contemporary romance. She 27 years old and lives in New York. She’s from Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, an immigrant who moved to New York when she was five years old. She currently holds a Masters Degree in Developmental Psychology. She enjoys reading, writing, and netflixing. The Name of Red is her debut novel published at the age of 26. All of her books are on Kindle Unlimited + Free Novella!

 

 

 

 

 

Where to Find Beena Khan
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Blog Tour – Excerpt – AUDREY’S INN (The OGs Series) by Elle Aycart

 

Welcome to the blog tour for AUDREY'S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart

Welcome to the blog tour for AUDREY’S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart. See below for information on the book and series, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

AUDREY'S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart

AUDREY’S INN (The OGs Series #3) by Elle Aycart

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title: AUDREY’S INN
Series: The OGs Series #3
Author: Elle Aycart
Release Date: February 8, 2021
Genre:
Adult Contemporary Romantic Comedy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon DE | Amazon IT | Amazon FR

Synopsis
Third installment of the OGs, a trio of hilarious octogenarians who believe age is nothing but a number and enjoy meddling in their grandchildren’s love lives.

Audrey Fleming never had much of a family or place to call home, so when she gets the chance to buy an inn that once belonged to her late namesake, she doesn’t think twice. Never mind her lack of funds, connections, and experience.

For years, she and her roommate followed on social media the shenanigans of the OGs, three octogenarians who’d been besties with Audrey’s long gone maternal grandma. Au has yet to meet them, but she already loves them. Besides, the small town of Alden seems like the ideal place to lie low. No one would come looking for her in Massachusetts. She’d be safe, far away from Texas and all the ugliness and insanity.

Connor Stonewell, beloved grandson of Greta, OG extraordinaire, was once one of Alden’s Golden Boys. Now he’s a hot mess. He’d never envisioned a future where he wasn’t in the military, so getting discharged after a mission gone horribly wrong has left him adrift in a civilian world he doesn’t know how to navigate anymore.

He’s too dangerous to be around his fellow soldiers—never mind a certain sweet, sexy innkeeper he can’t seem to stay away from. He should stop playing with fire. Pack his shit and disappear for good. Too bad he can’t do it. Walking away from Audrey is something every fiber of his being refuses to do. Plus his dad and grandma are in a war path and need a referee, preferably one who won’t lose it at a drop of a hat and kill them both. So yeah, tall order.

Audrey and Connor both know their secrets will sooner or later catch up with them. Whether they’ll survive or crash and burn under the weight of revelation is anybody’s guess.

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Get Caught Up on the Series – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited

Book 1: DEEP DOWN
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Book 2: GREASE BABE
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Teaser from AUDREY'S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart

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Author Elle Aycart

Author Elle Aycart

About the Author
After a colorful array of jobs all over Europe ranging from translator to chocolatier to travel agent to sushi chef to flight dispatcher, Elle Aycart is certain of one thing and one thing only: aside from writing romances, she has abso-frigging-lutely no clue what she wants to do when she grows up. Not that it stops her from trying all sorts of crazy stuff. While she is probably now thinking of a new profession, her head never stops churning new plots for her romances. She lives currently in Barcelona, Spain, with her husband and two daughters, although who knows, in no time she could be living at the Arctic Circle in Finland, breeding reindeer.

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Where to Find Elle Aycart
Goodreads | Website Facebook | Reader Group | Twitter | Instagram

 

Release Day – THE LURE OF AIR (Natura Elementals Series) by Sloane Calder

 

Today is release day for THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in the adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, by Sloane Calder

Today is release day for THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in the adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, by Sloane Calder. See below for information on the book and series, buy links, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals,

THE LURE OF AIR (Natura Elementals Series #2) by Sloane Calder

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title: THE LURE OF AIR
Series: Natura Elementals Series #1
Author: Sloane Calder
Publisher: Pretty Dynamite Press
Release Date: February 9, 2021
Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon DE | Amazon IT

Synopsis
An undercover witch. A reluctant leader. A love that could get them both killed.

Graham Lennox never wanted to be continent leader for the North American Natura. He’d much rather spend his days in the lab. But when his grandfather is murdered, he no longer has a choice. Now it’s up to him to squash a brewing rebellion and lead his people. He can’t help but wonder if now is also the time to finally tell his gorgeous lab partner how he really feels about her.

Too bad he doesn’t know her as well as he thought he did…

Astrid Byrne is on a mission. She will find out who is responsible for the disappearance of her people. Justice will be served. She’s also sure her search will lead directly to a Lennox. But the one thing she never counted on was her inconvenient attraction to their sexy and brilliant new leader. If she’s not careful, she’ll make the most deadly mistake possible.

Falling in love with a Natura.

But worst of all? The real enemy is even closer (and more dangerous) than either Graham or Astrid ever could’ve realized…

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THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, by Sloane Calder, is now available

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Get Caught Up on the Series

Book 1: THE CALL OF FIRE
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THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, coming February 9, 20201

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Author Sloane Calder

Author Sloane Calder

About the Author
Sloane Calder has been an accountant for transformers (not the cool kind), paint ovens, and lingerie before becoming a marketer for baked goods, mincemeat, soft drinks, and fertilizer.

An avid reader all her life, she still thinks there’s no better escape than a good book, especially if hot heroes and superpowers are involved.

 

 

 

Where to find Sloane Calder
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

 

Release Day – AUDREY’S INN (The OGs Series) by Elle Aycart

 

Today is release day for AUDREY'S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart

Today is release day for AUDREY’S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart. See below for information on the book and series, buy links, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

AUDREY'S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart

AUDREY’S INN (The OGs Series #3) by Elle Aycart

About the Book – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited
Title: AUDREY’S INN
Series: The OGs Series #3
Author: Elle Aycart
Release Date: February 8, 2021
Genre:
Adult Contemporary Romantic Comedy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon DE | Amazon IT | Amazon FR

Synopsis
Third installment of the OGs, a trio of hilarious octogenarians who believe age is nothing but a number and enjoy meddling in their grandchildren’s love lives.

Audrey Fleming never had much of a family or place to call home, so when she gets the chance to buy an inn that once belonged to her late namesake, she doesn’t think twice. Never mind her lack of funds, connections, and experience.

For years, she and her roommate followed on social media the shenanigans of the OGs, three octogenarians who’d been besties with Audrey’s long gone maternal grandma. Au has yet to meet them, but she already loves them. Besides, the small town of Alden seems like the ideal place to lie low. No one would come looking for her in Massachusetts. She’d be safe, far away from Texas and all the ugliness and insanity.

Connor Stonewell, beloved grandson of Greta, OG extraordinaire, was once one of Alden’s Golden Boys. Now he’s a hot mess. He’d never envisioned a future where he wasn’t in the military, so getting discharged after a mission gone horribly wrong has left him adrift in a civilian world he doesn’t know how to navigate anymore.

He’s too dangerous to be around his fellow soldiers—never mind a certain sweet, sexy innkeeper he can’t seem to stay away from. He should stop playing with fire. Pack his shit and disappear for good. Too bad he can’t do it. Walking away from Audrey is something every fiber of his being refuses to do. Plus his dad and grandma are in a war path and need a referee, preferably one who won’t lose it at a drop of a hat and kill them both. So yeah, tall order.

Audrey and Connor both know their secrets will sooner or later catch up with them. Whether they’ll survive or crash and burn under the weight of revelation is anybody’s guess.

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Get Caught Up on the Series – Read for Free with Kindle Unlimited

Book 1: DEEP DOWN
Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon DE | Amazon IT | Amazon FR

Book 2: GREASE BABE
Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon DE | Amazon IT | Amazon FR

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Teaser from AUDREY'S INN, the third book in the adult contemporary romantic comedy series, The OGs, by USA Today bestselling author, Elle Aycart

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Author Elle Aycart

Author Elle Aycart

About the Author
After a colorful array of jobs all over Europe ranging from translator to chocolatier to travel agent to sushi chef to flight dispatcher, Elle Aycart is certain of one thing and one thing only: aside from writing romances, she has abso-frigging-lutely no clue what she wants to do when she grows up. Not that it stops her from trying all sorts of crazy stuff. While she is probably now thinking of a new profession, her head never stops churning new plots for her romances. She lives currently in Barcelona, Spain, with her husband and two daughters, although who knows, in no time she could be living at the Arctic Circle in Finland, breeding reindeer.

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Where to Find Elle Aycart
Goodreads | Website Facebook | Reader Group | Twitter | Instagram

 

Blog Tour – Excerpt + Giveaway – BEAUTIFUL FACADE by Kathryn S. Rose

 

Welcome to the blog tour for BEAUTIFUL FACADE, a standalone new adult contemporary romance, by Kathryn S. Rose

Welcome to the blog tour for BEAUTIFUL FACADE, a standalone new adult contemporary romance, by Kathryn S. Rose. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

BEAUTIFUL FACADE, a standalone new adult contemporary romance, by Kathryn S. Rose

BEAUTIFUL FACADE by Kathryn S. Rose

About the Book
Title:
BEAUTIFUL FACADE
Author: Kathryn S. Rose
Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: February 2, 2021
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CA | Amazon AU | Amazon IT | Amazon DE | Amazon FR

Synopsis
On the day that 16-year-old Winter Starling had her life and dreams shattered by a sexual assault, she meets Kai, a boy from her high school obsessed with music. They develop a deep friendship, which comes to an abrupt end when Kai unexpectedly has to leave. Winter has no idea why he went or any way to contact him.

Ten years pass, and Winter has constructed a new reality for herself. Now living in Melbourne, she has a successful career in advertising and is engaged to Liam King, a star player in Australian Rules Football. Winter has a perfect life.

During a night out, Winter runs into Kai, now the lead singer of ‘The Stonevilles.’ Winter and Kai rekindle their friendship, and to everyone around them, their attraction is evident. With Kai back in her life, Winter’s past threatens to ruin her relationship with Liam and everything she has worked to achieve. But can she risk losing Kai a second time?

Emotional and edgy, Beautiful Facade is about love, loss, healing, self-discovery, and the messy battle between one’s head and one’s heart.

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Excerpt #2
Just before midnight, The Stonevilles took to the stage. Their first song transported me back to the night of the gig and the moment our eyes caught. Perhaps he was experiencing similar déjà vu because our eyes became locked once again. Kai’s magnetising energy made it hard to focus on anything else. This band was going places. A few songs in, the group played a rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’ for Aria. Her face lit up, and she pranced around on stage, fanning her face. I poked Maddie in the ribs to get her attention, and we chuckled at the spectacle.

The song finished, and she sidled up next to Kai. “I want to thank everyone for coming tonight. You all mean the world to me,” she said, slurring into his mike. “I especially want to thank The Stonevilles for singing me ‘Happy Birthday’ and for being the most awesome band in the whole wide world!” Kai held out a hand for the microphone, and she wrapped her arms around him. Then she yanked his head down and planted a kiss right on his lips. The crowd roared their approval. Kai looked as if he was trying to pull away. I chose that moment to visit the toilet.

“Hey,” Kai said. His hands were in his pockets, and he was leaning against the brick wall outside the ladies’ room. “I thought you’d passed out in there.”

“I haven’t done that in a long time.”

A frown darkened his features, and he took a moment before he said, “You’re upset.”

“No, I’m not.”

“Yeah, you are.”

I lifted my chin. “Why would I be upset?”

“Because Aria kissed me.”

“Don’t be ridiculous.”

“Then why did you hide out in the toilet for so long?”

He did have a point. I had a history of hiding out in toilets. Damn him and his memory. “I don’t know what you’re talking about. I was redoing my makeup.”

“Why does it look as bad as it did before you hid in there?” The mischievous grin spreading across his features took the sting out of his remark.

He’d been this close to a swift kick to the groin region.

“You’re an ass,” I said, smiling at his attempt to lighten the mood. “But seriously, why would I care?”

“That’s the million-dollar question.”

“Well, I don’t. You can do what you like. And who you like.” The words came out more forcefully than I’d intended. And I didn’t mean them. The James Dean vibe he was giving off was prickling at my skin. “Where’s Maddie?”

“Where do you think she is?”

“The bar.”

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Author Kathryn S. Rose

Author Kathryn S. Rose

About the Author
Kathryn S. Rose is a mum, wife, reader, writer, traveller, and food enthusiast. Writing a book was always on her bucket list, and finally, with Beautiful Facade, it has come into fruition. Kathryn is interested in the study of human behaviour and obtained a Bachelor of Social Science, with a focus on Community studies and Welfare Work.

Since completing her studies, she has worked in several jobs, which have enhanced her understanding of social issues, human development, relationships, and lifestyle. Some of these insights are reflected in her writing and give her inspiration. Besides books, Kathryn has many other loves. She enjoys listening to live music, relaxing at the beach, embarking on random hiking adventures, and indulging in too much food and wine with ​family and friends.

When Kathryn and her family aren’t traipsing around the world, they can be found residing in Perth, Western Australia.

Where to Find Kathryn S. Rose
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – THE HAUNTING OF SOLOMON HOUSE (Blair Graves Series) by Marnie Vinge

 

Welcome to the book blitz for THE HAUNTING OF SOLOMON HOUSE, the first book in the adult urban fantasy series, Blair Graves, by Marnie Vinge

Welcome to the book blitz for THE HAUNTING OF SOLOMON HOUSE, the first book in the adult urban fantasy series, Blair Graves, by Marnie Vinge. See below for, information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

THE HAUNTING OF SOLOMON HOUSE, the first book in the adult urban fantasy series, Blair Graves, by Marnie Vinge

THE HAUNTING OF SOLOMON HOUSE Blair (Graves Series #1) by Marnie Vinge

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Title: THE HAUNTING OF SOLOMON HOUSE
Series: Blair Graves Series #1
Author: Marnie Vinge
Release Date: January 25, 2021
Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy
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Synopsis
Blair Graves’ father went missing seven years ago.

The legal death of her paranormal radio host father tilts her world sideways on its axis. When no will can be found, Blair is forced to adapt to a quickly shifting reality. One in which she’s forced to sell her family home.

When a historical fixer-upper catches her eye, she goes all in, hoping to escape her father’s legacy and the long shadow cast by his very public disappearance.

But when the house starts presenting more problems than just the creaks and groans associated with old age, Blair starts questioning what she knows about life, death, and what comes after.

When the very arrogant and handsome Cash Kelly–a ghost-hunting expert–offers his help, Blair is sure he’s the same kind of attention-seeking, conspiracy-promoting, dollar-chasing content creator hack as her father.

As she begins to question his motivations for helping her, the haunting escalates to a dangerous point, forcing Blair to confront the reality of the world her father believed in.

And what it means to be his daughter.

The X-Files meets Supernatural in this urban fantasy series about the strength of a father-daughter bond and how, sometimes, truth really is stranger than fiction.

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Excerpt #2
I lean my back against the door and listen to the crackle of the fire in the fireplace. I’m not quite ready to put it out yet. I look around, wondering how to fill another hour before bed and my eyes land on the door that leads to the backyard.

My little furry friend.

I grab a coat, scarf, and some mittens and decide I’m going to spend a little time outside and see if I can spot the raccoon. Out back, I walk to the edge of the empty art deco pool. I glance to the bottom, now clean and free of the animal remains it once held. My eyes travel upwards to the tree line at the back of the property. I narrow them to slits, trying to make out any shape in the darkness.

And that’s when I hear it.

Chuff. Chuff.

Almost a snort. A huge exhalation through a snout. An animal. An animal much larger than a raccoon.

And the same sound that woke me in the middle of the night.

A chill descends on me.

My heart begins to race. An instinctive part of my brain suddenly shifts into prey mode. That’s what I am. Prey. Meat. Sustenance for whatever is making that sound.

A bear? A mountain lion?

Why would I have heard it in the house? In my bedroom? So close to my ear that I could practically feel the hot air being forced from its lungs.

I stand, frozen on the spot, my eyes still trying to make out shapes in the darkness. But now, through a lens of fear, I feel like I see them everywhere. A shadow here, one over there. My eyes dart around, trying to follow whatever it is that I’m seeing—or that I think I’m seeing.

Fuck. I feel crazy.

Suddenly, I’m wishing Noelle and Hooper were still here.

That anyone was here.

That I wasn’t surrounded by empty fields for miles.

I’m sure of one thing, though, as I creep back to the house.

I may feel lonely.

But I’m not alone.

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Author Marnie Vinge

Author Marnie Vinge

About the Author
Marnie Vinge is a novelist and storyteller as well as the creator of the podcast, Eerie Okie.

She first started writing at the ripe age of 7, creating a science fiction horror story about a monster that lived in seaweed off the coast of Corpus Christi. Since then, she’s stretched her wings by writing urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and horror.

To check out Eerie Okie, search your favorite podcast platform. If you’re an Oklahoma ghoul who loves the morbid and macabre, it’s the podcast for you..

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Where to Find Marnie Vinge
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – CAPTURING FATE (Fatal Truth Series) by Abbie Roads

 

Welcome to the blog tour for CAPTURING FATE, the second book in the adult romantic thriller series, Fatal Truth, by Abbie Roads

Welcome to the blog tour for CAPTURING FATE, the second book in the adult romantic thriller series, Fatal Truth, by Abbie Roads. See below for information on the book and series, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

CAPTURING FATE, the second book in the adult romantic thriller series, Fatal Truth, by Abbie Roads

CAPTURING FATE (Fatal Truth Series #2) by Abbie Roads

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Title:
CAPTURING FATE
Series: Fatal Truth Series #2
Author: Abbie Roads
Release Date: January 28, 2021
Genre: Adult Dark Romantic Thriller
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Synopsis
Can love untangle a web of lies and expose the truth?

A loner with a mysterious childhood…

FBI agent Dolan Watts is no stranger to pain. From his childhood spent in foster care to his daily grind of hunting down hardened criminals, it’s been the one constant through the years. Pain carved out gut feelings he can trust and instincts able to solve cases in record time. Until now. Confronted by a malicious new enemy who revels in mind games, Dolan begins to doubt his own perceptions. Fearing he’s spiraling into insanity, he seeks help from the one woman who can shine light into the darkness consuming him.

A woman haunted by a secret…

Psychologist Daughter Dawson sabotaged her own safety the moment she accepted Dolan as a client. Still, she felt compelled to help him. Dolan’s past mirrored many of the questions about her own, making his torment achingly familiar. Despite their growing attraction, her career demands she keep an ethical distance. Yet when she makes the mistake of confiding in him, both their lives are thrust into unimaginable danger.

Nightmares come to life…

When gruesome tragedy uncovers a serial killer’s twisted agenda, Daughter and Dolan must cling to each other if they hope to survive. Can they stop the body count from rising? Or will they find their only purpose from the start was to be pawns in a reign of evil?

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Excerpt #2
Through the shifting snow, a mass moved toward her from the edge of the water, growing more solid until she recognized the shape of a man. Somehow, someone with a boat was here to save her.

The man stalked through the snow, his vibrant green eyes locked on her.

Dolan.

The world around them slipped away until it was only him and her and the snow between them.

The flakes seemed to slow, hanging suspended as time halted.

Dolan.

She stared, unable to move, unable to believe the message her eyes were sending her brain.

Dolan.

Time turned back on, and he came to her, stopping only inches from her. His eyes carried a pain in their depths that only love could tame. He’d been through so much.

Dolan.

Slowly, as if worried he would frighten her, he reached out with a bare hand and cupped her cheek. His touch warm and magnetic and soothing, and she couldn’t help herself, she reached up and pressed his hand harder to her face, trying to absorb him. She closed her eyes, savoring the moment. She wasn’t certain she wasn’t dreaming. If she was dreaming, she’d make the most of it.

She turned her face and kissed his palm before settling it against her skin again.

“Daught?” Her name came out in a choked whisper.

She opened her eyes. He still stood there, staring down at her with such love and longing in his eyes, her heart swelled and threatened to erupt. “You’re here? You’re really here?”

The corner of his mouth tipped up. “I’m here.”

And then it was like reality and her mind finally melded together. Her arms were around him and his mouth was on hers. They talked into the kiss, his words, her words blending together.

“It’s you.”

“Are you okay?”

“I missed you.”

“I missed you.”

She tasted him on her tongue, smelled the warm masculine scent of him, and stared into eyes the color of summer leaves. He was oxygen, and she hadn’t had a breath in months.

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Get Caught Up on the Series

Book 1: SAVING MERCY
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Author Abbie Roads

Author Abbie Roads

About the Author
Seven Things about Abbie Roads:

She loves Snicker Parfaits. Gotta start with what’s most important, right?

She writes dark emotional books featuring damaged characters, but always gives her hero and heroine a happy ending… after torturing them for three hundred pages.

By day she’s a mental health counselor known for her blunt, honest style of therapy. At night she burns up the keyboard. Well… Burn might be too strong a word. She at least sits with her hands poised over the keyboard, waiting for inspiration to strike. And when it does—the keyboard might get a little warm.

She can’t stand it when people drive slowly in the passing lane. Just saying. That’s major annoying. Right?

She loves taking pictures of things she thinks are pretty.

She’s represented by Michelle Grajkowski of 3 Seas Literary.

Her first book RACE THE DARKNESS was a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Pick for Fall...

Where to find Abbie Roads
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Blog Tour – Excerpt – MY KIND OF LOVE (Finding Love Series) by Nikki Ash

 

Welcome to the blog tour for MY KIND OF LOVE, the first book in the new adult contemporary/military romance series, Finding Love, by Nikki Ash

Welcome to the blog tour for MY KIND OF LOVE, the first book in the new adult contemporary/military romance series, Finding Love, by Nikki Ash. See below for information on the book, buy links, the exclusive excerpt, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

MY KIND OF LOVE, the first book in the new adult contemporary/military romance series, Finding Love, by Nikki Ash

MY KIND OF LOVE (Finding Love Series #1) by Nikki Ash

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Title: MY KIND OF LOVE
Series: Finding Love Series #1
Author: Kikki Ash
Release Date: January 21, 2021
Genre: New Adult Contemporary/Military Romance
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Synopsis
Micaela
Once upon a time, a boy and a girl met and fell in love…

That’s the way my love story began, but unlike the fairy tale, it ended with me standing in the cemetery, watching my prince get lowered into the ground, along with all our dreams. Now he’s gone and I’m lost. Until an impromptu trip to my family’s beach house has me spending time with Ryan.

With his help, I’m learning to live again and make plans for the future. The only problem is, we both know they can’t include him.

So, when our time is up, we do the only thing we can do—go our separate ways.

Ryan
My entire life, I’ve felt like the waves in a raging sea—crashing and breaking, never settling.

Until Micaela stormed in like a hurricane, colliding into my life and my heart. I thought she’d be my destruction, but instead she turned out to be my calm. The more time we spend together, the more life she breathes into both of us. But all too quickly, our time is up and she’s ready to face her future—one I can’t be a part of.

So, I do the impossible and walk away.

But life is crazy, and love knows no bounds. You might’ve thought this is where our story ends, but the truth is… it’s only the beginning.

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Excerpt
“I can’t believe you’re graduating tomorrow.” Lexi, my best friend and pseudo cousin, takes a hit off the joint she brought with her as a graduation gift and passes it to me.

I take a small hit, since I’m not usually one to get high, and nod. “This will be you next year.”

I pass the joint to Georgia, my other pseudo cousin and best friend. “Both of you, right?”

“Yep,” Lexi says, speaking for her younger sister like she often does. “Georgia took extra classes and we’ll be walking across the stage together. We’ll both be free from educational hell in twelve months.”

Without taking a hit, Georgia passes the joint to Lexi. “I’d hardly call it hell. We go to a private school that costs more a year than most pay for their house.” She rolls her eyes playfully. “Our lunch is catered and includes items like sushi and Thai, and we have a Starbucks… an actual Starbucks in the quad.”

I laugh at that, but don’t argue. She’s not wrong. Lexi and Georgia live in Los Angeles and attend one of the most prestigious private schools on the West Coast. Similar to the one I attend here in Las Vegas… well, did attend.

As of tomorrow at ten o’clock I will officially be a high school graduate. And come August I’ll be a freshman at the University of Las Vegas.

“Semantics.” Lexi takes another hit. “I can’t wait to be done with high school. It’s such a waste. I don’t need a diploma to do what I want to do.”

“You need one to go to college,” Georgia points out.

Lexi rolls her eyes. “Maybe I won’t go.” She shrugs, making Georgia and me laugh.

We all know Lexi is all talk. She’s a daddy’s girl through and through, and Tristan Scott has made it clear a college education is important, which means Lexi Scott will be getting one, whether she likes it or not.

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Author Nikki Ash

Author Nikki Ash

About the Author
Nikki Ash resides in South Florida where she is an English teacher and mom by day and a writer by night. When she’s not writing, you can find her with a book in her hand. From the Boxcar Children to Wuthering Heights to the latest Single Parent Romance, she has lived and breathed every type of book.

Reading is like breathing in, writing is like breathing out. – Pam Ally

While reading and writing are her passions, her two children are her entire world. You can probably find them at a Disney park before you would find them at home on the weekends!

 

 

Where to find Nikki Ash
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Cover Reveal – THE LURE OF AIR (Natura Elementals Series) by Sloane Calder

 

Author Sloane Calder is revealing the cover to THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, releasing February 9, 2021

Author Sloane Calder is revealing the cover to THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, releasing February 9, 2021. See below for the cover, information on the book and series, preorder links, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals,

THE LURE OF AIR (Natura Elementals Series #2) by Sloane Calder

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Title: THE LURE OF AIR
Series: Natura Elementals Series #1
Author: Sloane Calder
Publisher: Pretty Dynamite Press
Release Date: February 9, 2021
Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance
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Synopsis
An undercover witch. A reluctant leader. A love that could get them both killed.

Graham Lennox never wanted to be continent leader for the North American Natura. He’d much rather spend his days in the lab. But when his grandfather is murdered, he no longer has a choice. Now it’s up to him to squash a brewing rebellion and lead his people. He can’t help but wonder if now is also the time to finally tell his gorgeous lab partner how he really feels about her.

Too bad he doesn’t know her as well as he thought he did…

Astrid Byrne is on a mission. She will find out who is responsible for the disappearance of her people. Justice will be served. She’s also sure her search will lead directly to a Lennox. But the one thing she never counted on was her inconvenient attraction to their sexy and brilliant new leader. If she’s not careful, she’ll make the most deadly mistake possible.

Falling in love with a Natura.

But worst of all? The real enemy is even closer (and more dangerous) than either Graham or Astrid ever could’ve realized…

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Teaser from THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, coming February 9, 20201

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Book 1: THE CALL OF FIRE
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THE LURE OF AIR, the second book in her adult paranormal romance series, Natura Elementals, coming February 9, 20201

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Author Sloane Calder

Author Sloane Calder

About the Author
Sloane Calder has been an accountant for transformers (not the cool kind), paint ovens, and lingerie before becoming a marketer for baked goods, mincemeat, soft drinks, and fertilizer.

An avid reader all her life, she still thinks there’s no better escape than a good book, especially if hot heroes and superpowers are involved.

 

 

 

Where to find Sloane Calder
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR (The Witchling Trilogy) by N.A. Triptow

 

Welcome to the book blitz for THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR, the first book in the young adult fantasy romance series, The Witchling Trilogy, by N.A. Triptow

Welcome to the book blitz for THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR, the first book in the young adult fantasy romance series, The Witchling Trilogy, by N.A. Triptow. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR, the first book in the young adult fantasy romance series, The Witchling Trilogy, by N.A. Triptow

THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR (The Witchling Trilogy #1) by N.A. Triptow

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Title:
THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR
Series: The Witchling Trilogy #1
Author: N.A. Triptow
Release Date: January 18, 2021
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Romance
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Synopsis
Witches. Ghosts. An ancient secret. Enter a world of myth and magic through this contemporary fantasy reimagining of Jane Austen’s beloved classic, Sense and Sensibility.

The small New England town of Tarryville, Maine is steeped in history, having been settled by the Dartwood and Farris families who fled Salem during the witch trials. The Dartwood sisters, Eden, Mariah, and Melissa, unexpectedly return home after their parents are found murdered. Upon their arrival, the girls are plagued by dreams in which dark spectral beings haunt them. When the hellish creatures seem to be more than just nightmares, another mystery begins to unravel as they discover that the circumstances around the murder of their parents may be far more menacing than they appear. Frantic for answers, they must untangle the mystery of their parents’ murders and reconstruct the pieces of an ancient secret. With the help of the young assistant curator of their family museum, Baden Correia, and an estranged friend from their past, Evan Farris, the orphaned Dartwood sisters must uncover the truth before the darkness haunting their family descends upon them as well.

 

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Excerpt #2
Mariah found herself staring at the blank screen of her laptop for longer than she intended after the video call ended, hardly even noticing when the tears began to stain her cheeks. When there were no more tears left to shed, she closed her laptop and placed it on her bedside table. Rearranging herself on her bed she crawled under the covers and tried to shut her eyes, but the room around her tugged at her mind, summoning all of the haunted bedroom scenes she’d watched a million times in movies. Suddenly thankful for the old-fashioned four-poster bed, she pulled the curtains tight around her, blocking out the unwanted sights and was finally able to go to sleep.

The stillness of the manor was like a quiet pond just waiting for a fish to upset its equilibrium. The manors beside one another were nearly identical in their architectural design, but now, in the gloom of the night, the Farris manor echoed the dread of the once bright Dartwood manor with such exactness that it seemed as if they were all sleeping in a cemetery. No one stirred in the house, save for the shadows thatdanced through the windows in the moonlight. The stillness was disturbed, however, as one by one the shadows in the three Dartwood girls’ rooms began to move in purposeful strides. The moonlight no longer directed them in a nightly waltz as they made their way toward the girls.

The shadows, each a ghostly orb of darkness, started their trek from different locations in the rooms. In Eden’s room the mist trickled in from the window, while in Mariah’s it inched between the moth-eaten holes in the cloth ceiling of the four-poster bed, and in Melissa’s it crept in from under the bed itself. Slowly, the haze advanced upon each girl, their forms growing ever more into the silhouette of a person as they neared them. Hovering now only a foot or two above the girls, in unison, as if directed by the moon once more, an ethereal hand reached for each girl, fingers looking more like claws than anything else. A high pitched and yet deep hiss of sound escaped what should have been lips on the silhouettes, darkness protruding and encircling itself around the sleeping forms of the girls below them. Then, without warning, all three silhouettes shrieked a cry of disappointment, an unearthly
shrill.

The sound woke each girl as they came to the terrible realization that what had been haunting them in their nightmares was in reality hovering just above them as they slept. Gasping, the silhouettes dissipated into nothing so quickly that none of the girls were quite certain of what they had seen. Nonetheless, each rose out of their beds with such haste that they all opened their doors at the same moment, only to be greeted by the horror-struck faces of their siblings.

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THE SECRET OF DARTWOOD MANOR, the first book in the young adult fantasy romance series, The Witchling Trilogy, by N.A. Triptow Now Available on Kindle Unlimited

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Author N.A. Triptow

Author N.A. Triptow

About the Author
N. A. Triptow graduated from The University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts in English Teaching with minors in History Teaching, Theatre, and British Studies. She teaches high school English and Film Studies. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Strategic Communication and Advertising from Purdue University. In her free time, you can find her reading, watching and analyzing movies and television shows, attending the theatre, going on walks or hikes, and playing board or video games with family and friends. She lives in Utah.

For more from Nicole, including character artwork, playlists, swag, excerpts, trailers, and more, visit her website!

 

 

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Release Day – PROTECTING PRINCESS (Special Forces Operation Alpha Search and Rescue Series) by Jen Talty

 

Today is release day for PROTECTING PRINCESS, the fifth book in the adult contemporary military romance series, Special Forces: Operation Alpha, Search and Rescue, by USA Today bestselling author Jen Talty

Today is release day for PROTECTING PRINCESS, the fifth book in the adult contemporary military romance series, Special Forces: Operation Alpha, Search and Rescue, by USA Today bestselling author Jen Talty. See below for information on the book, buy links, and a link to add it to your Goodreads TBR.

PROTECTING PRINCESS, the fifth book in the adult contemporary military romance series, Special Forces: Operation Alpha, Search and Rescue, by USA Today bestselling author Jen Talty

PROTECTING PRINCESS (Special Forces Operation Alpha Search and Rescue Series #5) by Jen Talty

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Title: PROTECTING PRINCESS
Series: Special Forces: Operation Alpha, Search and Rescue Series #5
Author: Jen Talty
Release Date: January 19, 2020
Genre: Adult Contemporary Military Romance
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Synopsis
Navy SEAL Lincoln Thomas loved only one woman and he’d walked away from her almost five years ago when he realized he’d never fit into her world and she’d never accept he couldn’t turn his back on his country. Never in a million years did he expect to see her standing on his front doorstep on a stormy night, totally drenched, and in a wedding dress, covered in blood.

Naomi “Princess” Grant, daughter of Edward Grant, one of the biggest real-estate moguls in the world has never had to worry about anything a day in her life, hence, the name Princess. However, her life isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Five years ago, her forced to break up with the only man she would ever love and pushed her into a relationship that met the needs of the family business. And now, on the eve of her wedding, her father, and her betrothed are murdered, and she’s the one holding the smoking gun.

 

 

 

 

 

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PROTECTING PRINCESS, the fifth book in the adult contemporary military romance series, Special Forces: Operation Alpha, Search and Rescue, by USA Today bestselling author Jen Talty is Available Now

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USA Today Bestselling Author Jen Talty

Author Jen Talty

About the Author
Jen Talty is the USA Today Bestselling Author of Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense, and Paranormal Romance. In the fall of 2020, her short story was selected and featured in a 1001 Dark Nights Anthology. She is currently contracted to write in the With Me in Seattle series by Kristen Proby with Lady Boss Press, as well as Susan Stoker’s Special Forces: Operation Alpha and Elle James’s Brotherhood Protectors.

Regardless of the genre, her goal is to take you on a ride that will leave you floating under the sun with warmth in your heart. She writes stories about broken heroes and heroines who aren’t necessarily looking for romance, but in the end, they find the kind of love books are written about :).

She first started writing while carting her kids to one hockey rink after the other, averaging 170 games per year between 3 kids in 2 countries and 5 states. Her first book, IN TWO WEEKS was originally published in 2007. In 2010 she helped form a publishing company (Cool Gus Publishing) with NY Times Bestselling Author Bob Mayer where she ran the technical side of the business through 2016.

Jen is currently enjoying the next phase of her life…the empty nester! She and her husband reside in Jupiter, Florida.

Grab a glass of vino, kick back, relax, and let the romance roll in…

Where to Find Jen Talty
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – THE LOST PRINCESS (Blood Feud Series) by R.G. Angel

 

Welcome to the book blitz for THE LOST PRINCESS, the first book in the adult fantasy romance series, Blood Feud, by R.G. Angel

Welcome to the book blitz for THE LOST PRINCESS, the first book in the adult fantasy romance series, Blood Feud, by R.G. Angel. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

THE LOST PRINCESS, the first book in the adult fantasy romance series, Blood Feud, by R.G. Angel

THE LOST PRINCESS (Blood Feud Series #1) by R.G. Angel

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Title:
THE LOST PRINCESS
Series: Blood Feud Series #1
Author: R.G. Angel
Release Date: January 15, 2021
Genre: Adult Fantasy Romance
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Synopsis
“The path to peace is full of wars just as the path of love is full of pain.”

Fay Newman is about to start college, a new chapter of her life—a way to reinvent the nature lover and unsociable introvert she has always been.

However, when she saves her roommate’s life in a way that no human could, she finds more than she bargained for when she is thrown in the midst of kingdoms’ wars, blood feuds, forbidden love, and forgotten promises.

With the fate of humanity hanging in the balance, Fay tries to navigate her new reality, with friends and foes being closer than she realizes. When nothing is as it seems, she doesn’t know who or what to trust until taking up the weapon to fight is all that’s left.

Any choices available to her will ultimately lead to sacrifices. Fay must figure out what she is ready to sacrifice—her heart, her soul, or even…her life.

 

 

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Teaser from THE LOST PRINCESS, the first book in the adult fantasy romance series, Blood Feud, by R.G. Angel

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Excerpt #2
“Can I help you with something?”

He turned around with a shrug. “Are you dating him?”

I took a step back, surprised by his question. Tamlin and I were developing a friendship recently but nothing to the point that would allow him to ask this question.

“I’m not sure… How is that your business?” Please tell me you like me, please tell me you’re jealous, anything to let me know you care too.

“It just won’t look very good on you to date a member of the faculty. I don’t want you to have this stigma following you around, that’s all.”

I don’t think he could have managed to make me angrier if he’d tried.

I stood straighter pursing my lips. “Well thank you for your concern, it’s duly noted.” I opened the door – gesturing him out. “But you need to remember you’re not my brother, nor my protector. And right now? You’re barely my friend.”

We walked to me stiffly but instead of going out kicked the door closed. “What if I am?” He growled leaning over me, all menacing but he didn’t raise any fear out of me. No unfortunately what he rose was quite the opposite.

“What’s if you’re what?”

He opened his mouth but closed it again as if he was rethinking his next words. “I’m your friend Fay. I care for you.” He sighed, taking a step back, getting out of my space which disappointed me a bit. “I’m not… good at this.” he finished rather lamely, rubbing the back of his neck.

I sighed, letting go of his irritation. “I take it you’ve got no sister?”

He shook his head. “Only child, my mother died when I was very young.”

Fuck me – Way to kill any annoyance I had against him.

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Read THE LOST PRINCESS, the first book in the adult fantasy romance series, Blood Feud, by R.G. Angel on Kindle Unlimited

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Author R.G. Angel

Author R.G. Angel

About the Author
R.G Angel is a trained lawyer, world traveler, coffee addict, cheese aficionado, avid book reviewer and blogger.

She considers herself as an ‘Eclectic romantic’ and wants to write romance in sub-genre she can think of.

When she is not busy doing all her lawyerly mayhem, and because she is living in rainy Britain, she mostly enjoys indoor activities such as reading, watching TV, playing with her crazy puppy and writing stories she hopes will make you dream.

If you want to know when R.G.’s next book will come out, or what signing she will be attending please follow her Facebook page.

R.G. Angel
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