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Hi! My name is Kendall, I'm 23, a university student and I'm from Scotland. I'm a Reader, Reviewer, Blogger and occasional YouTuber. Yep, that about sums it up :)

Friday, 22 March 2019

Release Blitz & Giveaway: The Five by Lily White!

Every man who meets Rainey wants her. Having lived a life of sex, drugs and manipulation, she is a temptation with far too many secrets.

When psychologist, Justin Redding, is assigned to Rainey's case, he has no way of knowing the tale of debauchery he will encounter.

On a twisted path of love, loss and murder, Rainey leads Justin through the events of her life.

Death follows Rainey...
Justin fights to discover her secrets...

But will he discover the secret of THE FIVE in time to resist Rainey's ultimate seduction?

"This book deals with sensitive subject matter that may be upsetting to some readers."

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Author bio:

Lily White is a romance writer who likes to dabble on the taboo side of eroticism. She is most known for her Masters Series, Target This, Wishing Well, and Asylum. In addition to dark romance Lily writes contemporary romance, taboo romance, and psychological thrillers. Lily enjoys stretching her writing muscles by continuing to challenge herself with each book she publishes.


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Thursday, 21 March 2019

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: The Missing Ingredient [Reality of Love 01] by Marika Ray!

Who knew a cooking show could get so messy?

Elle Fierro
All I have to do is appear as a judge on this cooking show in Hollywood and my restaurant will open to rave reviews. Pretty much my lifelong dream. What I absolutely shouldn’t do is sleep with one of the contestants and ruin everything I’ve worked so hard for. But he gives good hugs, makes me laugh, fills out a simple T-shirt like nobody’s business, and is sweeter than the maple syrup he dripped all over my naked body last night…

Austin Cox
I may have been drunk when I applied to be on that reality cooking show, which is why it’s hard to believe I’m here. What’s even harder to believe is that Elle, with her painted red lips and fiery disposition, is in my bed and making me forget I need to win this damn show to get my little sister out of the foster care system.

When Elle throws me under the bus to realize her dream, will our love burn out or will we find the missing ingredient to happiness?

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Author bio:

Marika Ray spends her time behind a computer crafting stories, walking the beaches of southern California scoping out the lifeguards, and making healthy food for her kids and husband whether they like it or not. Prior to writing novels, Marika held various jobs in the finance industry, with private start-up companies, and then in health & fitness. Cats may have nine lives, but Marika believes everyone should have nine careers to keep things spicy.

Marika enjoys writing all types of fiction novels, based on what inspires her. Right now she's working on stand-alone romances in the Beach Squad series, all about California lifeguards and their equally fearless women. Moderate suspense, a splash of humor, and lots of steamy romance...all with the beautiful ocean as a relaxing backdrop!

More information can be found at www.marikaray.com


Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Risky Play [Red Card 01] by Rachel Van Dyken!

Publication date: 19th March 2019
Paperback edition: -
Source: Kindle
Rating: 5 stars
Synopsis: What else can a virgin do when she’s ditched at the altar? Seattle heiress Mackenzie Dupont is treating herself to a single-girl honeymoon in Mexico and a desire to relinquish her innocence to a gorgeous one-night stand. Fake names. True pleasure. But when she wakes up alone, Mackenzie realizes just how much anger is left in her broken heart.

Suffering a tragic personal loss, pro soccer player Slade Rodriguez has his reasons for vanishing without a goodbye. Right or wrong, he’s blaming the beautiful and infuriating stranger he never wants to see again. They’re both in for a shock when Mackenzie shows up as his new personal assistant. And they both have a lot to learn about each other. Because they share more than they could possibly know, including a common enemy who’s playing his own games. And he’s not afraid to get dirty.

Now there’s only one way Mackenzie and Slade can win: to trust in each other and to stop hiding from the lies they’ve told, the secrets they’ve kept, the mistakes they’ve made, and the attraction that still burns between them.

I have to be honest and say that this is the first book that I've read from this author! I've known about her for years and met her at a book signing, but I hadn't sat down and read any of her books! I was then sent an email about this book and it sounded like my kind of read and the cover is stunning, so I decided to read it! After reading this book, I can say that I loved it a lot! I was drawn in right from the first chapter and I kept wanting to read on and find out what was going to happen next! I also loved the direction that the plot went in and that there were quite a few seriously hot scenes between the two main characters! This book also only took me a few sittings to read and I really tried to take my time reading it, but I failed lol! There wasn't any action or suspense in the plot, but I was expecting this because it's a contemporary romance book! The characters were also amazing and made this book even better! Mackenzie was the main female character, and in this book she had just been through a messy sort of break-up, and she was left feeling sad and disappointed! Mackenzie then wanted to find someone that really loved her and she definitely found him lol! I loved Mackenzie in this book! She came from a rich family, but didn't flaunt her money and she had a job and looked after herself! Mackenzie was also easy for me to connect with and she never gave up on her love interest, even when he was an ass to her! Slade was the main male character and love interest of Mackenzie! I loved Slade a lot at the beginning of this book! He was seriously hot and it was easy to see that he had feelings for Mackenzie! Slade then went through a horrible loss and this did change him for a time and he was mean to Mackenzie! He then changed again after realising that he was blaming Mackenzie for something that wasn't her fault! It was also easy to see that Mackenzie had changed Slade and it was easy to see how much Slade loved Mackenzie! I loved that this book was written from both Mackenzie and Slade's point of views! I was kinda expecting it to be after I read the synopsis, so I'm really happy that it was! It helped me connect and understand Mackenzie and Slade more and it allowed for more things to happen in the plot, especially as they didn't spend every minute of the book together and they were going through their own situations! I now can't wait to read the next book in this series! I'm assuming that it's going to focus on a secondary character as the ending of this book was left at the perfect place for Mackenzie and Slade! I'm not sure though because I can't find any information on the next book, so I guess I'll have to wait until closer to this book's release date to find out more information about the next booklol! The cover for this book is also absolutely stunning! I loved it as soon as I saw it and it really dew me to the book and made me want to check it out! The cover models are also the perfect Mackenzie and Slade! Big thank you to Rachel, Skyscape and Netgalley for an ARC of Risky Play!

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Author bio:

Rachel Van Dyken is a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and #1 New York Times bestselling author known for regency romances, contemporary romances, and her love of coffee and Swedish fish.

Rachel’s also recently inked a deal for her Wingmen Inc. series—The Matchmaker’s Playbook and The Matchmaker’s Replacement—to be made into movies.

A fan of The Bachelor and the Seattle Seahawks (not necessarily in that order), Rachel lives in Idaho with her husband, a super cute toddler son who keeps her on her toes, and two boxers. Make sure you check out her site, www.RachelVanDykenauthor.com, and follow her on Twitter (@RachVD).

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Trust the Push by Kaylee Ryan!

I’m making strides in the world of dirt late model racing. With back to back championships under my belt, I’m determined to win a third and be the youngest driver in history to do so. I’m going to make it happen my career is my focus. That is until the ultimate distraction in the form of a redheaded bombshell drops into my life.

I know nothing about racing, but when my boss comes to me with a special assignment, I take it. Now, here I am traveling from city to city engrossed in this new world. I never would have dreamed that this project would lead me to new friendships and ultimately finding love.

We made a deal, our time together would expire, and we would part ways. The only problem with that is I’m not so sure that’s what I want anymore. She’s pushing at my walls, and I’m trusting her, letting them fall.

It’s a shame we put an end date on our time together. I knew I would fall for him, but I never dreamed that those feelings would run this deep. The plan was to walk away, that’s what we agreed to, it’s just going to be harder than I thought. I need a new plan one that helps me move on without him.

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Author bio:

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

Monday, 18 March 2019

Release Boost & Giveaway: A Model Fiancé by Nikky Kaye!

There are a million reasons why I shouldn’t ask Audrey to pretend to be my fiancée. For a start:

1. She’s my best friend’s sexy little sister.
2. She’ll have to travel around the world with me.
3. The paparazzi will eat her alive.
4. So will I.

But I also have a million followers on social media who think we’re already engaged, and there are millions of dollars at stake.

So what have I got to lose?

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Author bio:

Nikky Kaye writes funny, sexy romance about sassy women in fabulous shoes and the alpha heroes who sweep them off their feet.

In real life, Nikky has dipped her toe in a lot of careers, but her twin boys always come first. When not writing, you may find her brandishing puns and power tools, or wandering through the dollar stores of western Canada.


Sunday, 17 March 2019

Pre-Order Blitz & Giveaway: Dark Blood [Lethal Magic 01] by Nikki Hayes!

I'm Natasha.
Friends call me Tash. The world calls me loser.
No one knows I possess a deadly magic.

It was supposed to be a simple surveillance job, just like the zillion others I had run for my tough-guy benefactor, Tobias. An hour into it, I'm sitting with a dead body after barely surviving a warlock's rampage.

I thought things couldn't get any worse, but what did I know? Running point for Tobias or being witness to a murder was the least of my worries. Now I've been blackmailed into working with sexy paranormal cop Ian, and I must help him find what the warlock is up to before he destroys whatever is left of our world.

Piece of cake, right? Sure, if you ignored the dark magic I was born with. I just might save the world from a warlock's evil plans, but can I save it from the darkness that lies within me?

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Author bio:

Nikki Hayes has always been intrigued by the occult and the magical. So it wasn’t much of a surprise that when she started scribbling ideas into notebooks and dreaming up characters, most showed up with boatloads of magic.

All right! Now that I've done the obligatory third person intro thing, let's get down to some straight talk.

Who am I? I write urban fantasy for new adults. I also love to read—fantasy, science fiction, thrillers, mysteries, among others.

My other loves are a pair of utterly spoiled four-footeds and when I’m not writing, I’m usually busy pampering them.

I enjoy hearing from readers so please stop by my corner on the net at www.lethalmagic.com.

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Release Blitz, Review & Giveaway: Now That I Found You [Heart's Compass 3.5] by Brooke O'Brien!

Publication date: 15th March 2019
Paperback edition: -
Source: Kindle
Rating: 5 stars
Synopsis: All I've ever wanted was a family...

For so long, I had been walking through my life alone. Loss and heartbreak taught me not to wish for something because the moment you do, it can all be ripped away from you.

The day I met Callum, everything began to change. Falling in love with him and becoming his wife, I finally started to picture a future I never thought I would have.

Life has a way of testing me. My life is about to change in ways I never expected.

... now one man threatens to take it all away from me again.

I recently read an ARC of the third book in this series and I read the first two books last year! I then signed up for an ARC of this book as it continues the characters story from the first book! I have to start this review by saying that I did have to go back and re-read the book that starts the characters story off because I could only remember bits and pieces of what happened in it! I'm really happy that I did this because it enhanced my experience when I read this novella! After reading this novella, I can say that I loved it a lot! It also took me a few sittings to read because I wanted to try and make it last a little bit longer lol! The plot developed at a quick pace and quite a lot happened in it! I liked that there was a bit of action and suspense in it too! I wasn't expecting there to be, but it added to the plot! There was plenty of romance too and the romance allowed for a few seriously hot scenes! The characters were also amazing and made this novella even better! Ellie was the main female character, and I couldn't wait to go back inside Ellie's head and see how she was coping after what she went through in her full-length book! I loved Ellie in this novella! She had grown, but my heart also went out to Ellie in this novella because she was still trying to come to terms with what she went through in the first book and then she went through a traumatic situation in this novella! Ellie was strong though and she kept going and just wanted to be happy and content with her life! Callum was the main male character and love interest of Ellie! I loved Callum a lot in this novella! I mean, I loved him in his full-length book, but I loved him even more in this novella! He was so sweet towards Ellie and it was easy to see how much he loved and adored her! Callum was again very protective of Ellie and he just wanted her to be safe and not in any danger! Callum also worked hard and was perfect book boyfriend material! I loved that this novella was written from both Ellie and Callum's point of views! I was hoping that it was going to be because their full-length was written from both of their point of views, so I'm really happy that this novella was too! It helped me connect more with Ellie and Callum and it allowed for more things to happen in the plot! I now can't wait to read the next book in this series! I know that the next book is going to focus on different characters, but this has me even more excited to read it! I'm not sure when the next full-length book is going to release, but it says 2019 on Goodreads, so I'm assuming that it'll probably be later in the year! I'll definitely be reading it once it releases! I can't wait to check out this author's duet that's already released too because it's the only books that I haven't read from her yet lol! The cover for this book is also absolutely stunning! It definitely suits the feel of the book and it matches the other covers in the series perfectly too! I love it a lot and the cover models definitely suit Ellie and Callum! Big thank you to Brooke and Enticing Journey Book Promotions for an ARC of Now That I Found You!

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Author bio:

Brooke O'Brien is the Author of the Heart's Compass series and the recently published Tattered Heart duet.

Growing up Brooke always had a love of writing; she started out writing poetry when she was young and began journaling her thoughts as she grew older. Diving headfirst into a good book has always been therapeutic for her. Now her two passions have collided.

Brooke believes you can cure any bad day with chocolate or by going on a long drive with the windows down and the music turned up! She's found that's when her characters talk to her the most! If she's not reading or writing, you'll probably find her spending time with her family and friends, watching Hawkeye football or NBA basketball, going to the movies, or collecting signed paperbacks.

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