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Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Excerpt Reveal: Gentleman Nine by Penelope Ward

   
  

Title: Gentlemen Nine
Author: Penelope Ward
Release Date: February 19, 2018

Synopsis

From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new, sexy standalone novel.  

Growing up, the three of us were friends. 
He was the nerd. 
I was the playboy. 
She was the beauty.   

Deep down, I only ever wanted her. I kept it inside because Rory and I made a pact that our friend, Amber, was off-limits.

He lied.   

I went off to college, and he got the girl. 
Amber never knew how I felt. They were together for years—before he broke her heart.   

Through it all and across the miles, she and I casually stayed in touch. 
When my job sent me to Boston for a three-month contract position, Amber let me stay in her spare room.   

Still reeling from her breakup, she’d sworn off men.
One night, I opened her computer to find the shock of my life. She’d hesitantly contacted a male escort company. Afraid to date and get her heart broken again, she was looking for sex with no strings. 
Every emotion imaginable ran through me: protectiveness, jealousy—curiosity. 
Amber had chosen Gentleman Number Nine and sent him a message. 
She opened up to him, confessing, among other things, her physical attraction to her friend— me. But she considered me off-limits—and she thought I was a manwhore. (Ironic, considering the circumstances.) 

Eventually, she set up a date to meet Gentleman Nine at a hotel. When she showed up several nights later to meet him, she got the surprise of her life to see me standing there—with an offer I hoped she wouldn’t refuse.        




**No Amazon e-book preorder. Will go live on/around release day **

Excerpt
      
  G9, Is that what your friends call you? I like that. Thanks for the answers. That’s an interesting question—why tonight of all nights? Well, I saw my ex tagged on Facebook with another woman, and that put me over the edge. But it’s more than that. Lately, I’ve developed a strong attraction to a good friend of mine, and that’s sort of screwing with me a bit. He’s actually temporarily living in my condo, but he’s someone I’ve known for years. I’ve always thought he was extremely handsome, but it’s complicated. He and I would not be a good match romantically. He’s not the monogamous type, or at least, he never used to be. We’re better off as friends. He was also the best friend of my ex years back, so there’s that. Having him around, though, has made me more sensitized to my sexual desires. Little things like the waft of his scent, the way he touches the small of my back when he passes by me in the kitchen…it’s like my body is on this constant state of alert. So, I was thinking if I could just—for lack of a better word—get laid, maybe I could get this feeling out of my system. Amber   

My jaw was open as I just sat there staring at the screen. Holy shit. I read it again. And again. And again. I honestly didn’t think that Amber felt that way about me. She would always make jokes about me being good-looking, but her attraction to Rory proved that her taste wasn’t exactly conventional. Now, I really felt like shit for invading her privacy, because there was no way she would’ve been okay with confessing that to me. I never imagined any of this had to do with me. I’d assumed it was solely about Rory. She wanted to use another man to f*ck me out of her system? That revelation left me shocked and confused—not to mention hard as f*ck thinking about the fact that Amber wanted me. 
        
   
About the Author

 Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today, and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She’s a seventeen-time New York Times bestseller. Her novels are published in over a dozen languages and can be found in bookstores around the world. Having grown up in Boston with five older brothers, she spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor, before switching to a more family-friendly career. She is the proud mother of a beautiful 13-year-old girl with autism and a 12-year-old boy. Penelope and her family reside in Rhode Island. 



Other books from Penelope Ward

 Drunk Dial
Amazon US | Amazon UK | B&N | Kobo | iBooks

Mack Daddy
Amazon US | Amazon UK | iTunes | B&N | Kobo

RoomHate

Stepbrother Dearest

Neighbor Dearest

Sins of Sevin
Jake Undone (Jake #1)

My Skylar

Jake Understood (Jake #2)
Gemini
Other books from Penelope Ward & 
Vi Keeland

Dear Bridget, I Want You 
Amazon US | Amazon UK | B&NKoboiBooks

Mister Moneybags
Cocky Bastard

Stuck-Up Suit
Playboy Pilot
Amazon US | Amazon UK | iBooks | Nook | Kobo




Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Release Book Tour: Trading Yesterday by Kahlen Aymes

TRADING YESTERDAY by Kahlen Aymes is LIVE!


Title: TRADING YESTERDAY
Author: Kahlen Aymes 
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Designed by: Shoutlines Designs
Release Date: November 21, 2017


Synopsis

Something inside me snapped.

"Chase, I need you.  Please, come."

Teagan's words screamed from the screen of my phone. My heart started pounding and I started to sweat. I felt like I might pass out as I was sucked into a vortex of emotions and memories I'd tried desperately to forget. 

Teagan Tessler was the love of my life. My professional soccer career was a big part of the future we planned to have together, but an offer with Arsenal, one of England's premier soccer teams, sent me to London a year ahead of schedule. Just months after I left, Teagan betrayed me with my best friend without an explanation.  I was completely and utterly destroyed.

Six years later, I can finally breathe again and my professional and personal life is in a good place; but, now this.  I'd  have to be insane to even consider ripping open those old wounds, but whatever she needed, it had to be huge.

The truth of my feelings resonated: I should shut off the phone and forget her forever, but my traitorous heart told me to get on a plane, no questions asked.

One decision can ruin your life... Maybe another one can save it.

From USA Today bestselling author, Kahlen Aymes, Trading Yesterday is a sexy roller coaster of emotion, ultimate loss, desperate longing, betrayal and forgiveness that will restore your faith in unconditional love.  You'll be left gasping for more!  The Remembrance Trilogy readers will love this book.  








About the Author  


USA Today bestselling author, Kahlen Aymes, writes HOT romance in New Adult, Adult Contemporary, and Erotica genres. Her books bring to life strong and sassy heroines & swoon-worthy, panty dropping alpha males! She is a master at making her readers FEEL as if they are living within the pages.

Kahlen has been on several bestseller lists including Barnes & Noble, Amazon Top 100 Paid at #2, Smashwords, Publisher's Weekly, iBooks, and USA Today! She has won multiple awards for writing and has a BSBA in Marketing & Business Administration.

She is an avid reader, baker, roller skater and karaoke singing single mother of one daughter and two golden retrievers. 

When she isn't writing she loves interacting with her readers! 

Count on Kahlen to deliver strong, relatable characters, deep and detailed plots, and emotion overflow! 



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Monday, 6 November 2017

Blog Tour: Craving Midnight by A.M. Hargrove + excerpt + 5* review

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Craving Midnight, an all-new romantic standalone from A.M. Hargrove is LIVE!



Title: Craving Midnight 
Author: A.M. Hargrove 
Release Date: November 2, 2017

Synopsis

She’s a starlet with secrets. He makes scandals go away. Together, they’ll make sparks fly…
Midnight Drake’s squeaky clean reputation has suddenly taken a nosedive. She’s horrified after she wakes up naked from a drugged stupor, but the worst is yet to come. She just found three sex videos of the night she has no memory of on her phone. Midnight wonders if the videos will be leaked to destroy her career…

Harrison Kirkland cleans up Hollywood’s sordid messes for a living, and he’s never met a scandal he couldn’t contain. But when he’s assigned to fix the sultry Midnight’s problems, he never expected to get dragged in after her…

Behind Midnight’s diva exterior, Harrison discovers a mysterious woman with a web of secrets he can’t untangle. The deeper he’s pulled into her world, the stronger his desire for her grows. If he’s not careful, the next heart that’ll need fixing… will be his…

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Excerpt


A veil drops over her eyes and the laugh disappears. Whatever happened in therapy opened up too many old wounds she won’t show me. Right now, anyway. Then I think about what just took place between us, and I question my own sanity. What the fuck was I thinking? Sex and business should never mix. I broke one of my cardinal rules. I didn’t just break it, I pulverized the damn thing, and it’s now scattered into dust. Maybe I should pretend it didn’t happen.
But I can’t do that. And why? Because it was the most epic sex of my life. And it was with Midnight, someone I’ve developed feelings for. How the hell did that happen?
Leaning down, I take my tongue and give her pussy one last, long swipe. Then I stand and go into the bathroom to dispose of the condom. When I’m done, I pick up my discarded clothes and get dressed. Her eyes practically burn through the skin on my back, which isn’t exactly the most comfortable feeling.
Before I leave, I walk next to the bed. “I’ll be back tomorrow around the same time. And don’t tell me you didn’t like what happened between us. If you do, I’ll call you a fucking liar,” I say. I want to kiss her, but I don’t. Instead, I tug at one of her nipples and the response is immediate. She sucks in her breath and my dick twitches in my pants. I have to get out of here before I strip off my jeans and push said dick back inside her swollen pussy. I’m pretty fucking sure she’d be willing too.
On my way out, she says, “Tomorrow, I want Italian. Make it spaghetti Bolognese. And find a place that serves the best. If you’re going to fuck me like this, I need to keep up my strength.”
The corners of my mouth curve up. “Yes, ma’am. Anything else?”
“Yes. A bottle of Barolo, a Caesar salad, and some great bread. You pick the bread. And butter, none of that olive oil. Bread needs butter.”
“Demanding, aren’t you?”
“Not at all. You have the opportunity to choose your own entrĂ©e because I never share.”
I chuckle. “Dessert?”
“Surprise me.”
I’d like to surprise her, but I don’t think I have a single trick up my sleeve that she hasn’t seen or experienced. That should bother me, but it doesn’t. At least not yet.

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Read Today!

(Free in Kindle Unlimited)

My Review

*ARC received in return for an honest review

I have loved this series which follows the lives of friends Weston, Prescott & Harrison and their respective not-quite-so-smooth paths to true love.
In my opinion, each book has just gotten better and better, ending with Harrison’s story. 

Craving Midnight is filled with drama, angst, passion, danger and the author's very funny style of humour. Another winner, I have no doubt. I freakin' loved it!!!!

Once again A.M. Hargrove took me on emotional journey which had me hooked from page one and kept me reading until 7am, I couldn’t put it down!
I have shouted in fury, cried, laughed and damn near combusted from the hot passion between Harrison & Midnight. Their chemistry together was through the roof, they are one HOT couple!
The flashbacks had me gripping my kindle so tight with the suspense and anxiety of how events would play out, that my palms were sweaty. At one point my heart hurt so much for Midnight so much I thought it would break. 

Although this can be read as a standalone I’d recommend reading in order as the characters do crossover slightly, it would also give you a better understanding of their backgrounds, avoid possible spoilers and give a more enjoyable reading experience. 

Reading order:
  1. A Special Obsession 
  2. Chasing Vivi
  3. Craving Midnight 
If you love flawed but strong characters, emotional roller coasters and gripping drama-filled plots then Craving Midnight is definitely the book for you. I can’t recommend it highly enough and wait with baited breath to see what treasure A.M. Hargrove brings us next!!

My rating... 

.About the Author


A.m.HargroveOne day, on her way home from work as a sales manager, USA Today bestselling author, A. M. Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn't do something soon, it would be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming of her whole life. So she made a quick decision to quit her job and reinvented herself as a Naughty and Nice Romance Author. She fancies herself all of the following: Reader, Writer, Dark Chocolate Lover, Ice Cream Worshipper, Coffee Drinker (swears the coffee, chocolate, and ice cream should be added as part of the USDA food groups), Lover of Grey Goose (and an extra dirty martini), #WalterThePuppy Lover, and if you’re ever around her for more than five minutes, you’ll find out she’s a non-stop talker.

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Thursday, 2 November 2017

Release Blitz: Craving Midnight by A.M. Hargrove

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Craving Midnight, an all-new romantic standalone from A.M. Hargrove is LIVE!



Title: Craving Midnight 
Author: A.M. Hargrove 
Release Date: November 2, 2017

Synopsis

She’s a starlet with secrets. He makes scandals go away. Together, they’ll make sparks fly…
Midnight Drake’s squeaky clean reputation has suddenly taken a nosedive. She’s horrified after she wakes up naked from a drugged stupor, but the worst is yet to come. She just found three sex videos of the night she has no memory of on her phone. Midnight wonders if the videos will be leaked to destroy her career…

Harrison Kirkland cleans up Hollywood’s sordid messes for a living, and he’s never met a scandal he couldn’t contain. But when he’s assigned to fix the sultry Midnight’s problems, he never expected to get dragged in after her…

Behind Midnight’s diva exterior, Harrison discovers a mysterious woman with a web of secrets he can’t untangle. The deeper he’s pulled into her world, the stronger his desire for her grows. If he’s not careful, the next heart that’ll need fixing… will be his…


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Read Today!

(Free in Kindle Unlimited)


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About the Author

A.m.HargroveOne day, on her way home from work as a sales manager, USA Today bestselling author, A. M. Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn't do something soon, it would be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming of her whole life. So she made a quick decision to quit her job and reinvented herself as a Naughty and Nice Romance Author. She fancies herself all of the following: Reader, Writer, Dark Chocolate Lover, Ice Cream Worshipper, Coffee Drinker (swears the coffee, chocolate, and ice cream should be added as part of the USDA food groups), Lover of Grey Goose (and an extra dirty martini), #WalterThePuppy Lover, and if you’re ever around her for more than five minutes, you’ll find out she’s a non-stop talker.

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Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Book Blitz: Love Uncovered by Laura Barnard + giveaway


Have you read Love Uncovered by Laura Barnard yet?  
This sweet and sexy romantic comedy is the second standalone in the Babes of Brighton series.  It follows Brooke and Nicholas and their whirlwind of a romance.  myBook.to/LoveUncovered

Synopsis

Independent woman to her core, Brooke Archer has always been happy to hit it and quit it with the men in her life. But when her beloved Nan suffers from poor health, Brooke realises just how precious life is and decides it’s time to face her daddy issues and seek out her estranged father. Without so much as a name or photo, and a cagey Mum withholding vital information, it’s going to be no easy task. 

Nicholas Parker is a relationship guy and always has been. Abandoned by his mum when he was seven he craves love and security. But finding a woman who can conquer his trust issues is no easy feat. Brooke is exactly the kind of woman he doesn’t need.

Pulled together by some invisible force, can Brooke and Nicholas overcome their differences to uncover true love?

With reviews like this what are you waiting for?

'What a fast, fun flirty little book!'
'Read in a day, couldn't put it down!'
'A fantastic pick you up book of love and life.'


Head on over to her facebook page to enter her $10/£10 Amazon Gift Card giveaway.  
Good Luck!

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Release Blitz: Tainted Butterfly (Tainted Knights #2) by Terri Anne Browning



Title: Tainted Butterfly
Series: Tainted Knights #2
Author: Terri Anne Browning
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 24, 2017

Synopsis

We have a history.

From USA Today bestselling author Terri Anne Browning, comes a new ROCKER series—Tainted Knights.

His childhood was full of darkness and all I have ever wanted was to give him the light. Now he puts that darkness into his music, and protecting the girl who has always worshiped him.

But time changes people.

It has changed me.

I'm no longer the little caterpillar he has always called me. I know he needs me—I need him too.

Now I have to make a choice…

Stay and pretend like he hasn’t eviscerated my heart.

Or let go of him completely. 



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About the Author 

Terri Anne Browning is multiple USA TODAY bestselling author. Being dyslexic, she never thought a career in writing would be possible, yet she has been on best selling lists multiple times since 2013. Reese: A Safe Haven Novella was her first Indie published book. The Rocker Who Holds Me changed the tables and kicked off The Rocker... series featuring the sinfully delicious members of Demon's Wings. The Rocker... Series is now complete with 12 books and the occasional novella. Other books by Terri Anne include the Angel's Halo MC Series, as well as The Lucy & Harris Novella Series, The Vitucci Mafiosos Series, and The Tainted Knights Rocker Series.

Terri Anne lives in Virginia with her husband, their three demons---err, children--and a hyper Frenchie named Grunt.