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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Meeting the Unpredictable by Riann C. Miller!

 
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   “Why do you do this?”
   “Do what?”
   I roll my eyes and gesture to the dog she’s walking.
   She looks down at the dog then back at me. “How could I not is the better question. Being locked up in the same small space day in and day out . . . I know that seems like a normal day to you, but to most people, it’s enough to drive them crazy.”
   My step falters when I hear her answer. No one outside of Chad calls me out on how little I leave our apartment. Even Chad is starting to give up.
   “These dogs are more than likely going to die, anyway.” Lennie turns a sharp stare my direction. “The reason these dogs won’t get adopted is because everyone wants the cute, shiny puppy. Most people won’t stop to notice that these dogs have a lot to offer the world. People just need to open their eyes and take a chance.”
   I’ve apparently ignited a fire.
   “Sorry, I didn’t mean to upset you. My parents aren’t animal lovers so we never had a pet.”
   Lennie tilts her head to the side. “Tyler, have you ever felt unconditional love?”
   Her question causes my head to spin. I was in love once, only life didn’t work out how I pictured. The only thing I know for a fact is she didn’t unconditionally love me.
   “Sure, my parents love me unconditionally,” I finally answer.
   “What if you disagreed with them? If you told them you were gay or that you robbed a bank? That you killed someone? Would their love still be unconditional?”
   I look her in the eyes, and I can tell she’s seriously questioning my answer. “I don’t know. I’d like to think they would.”
   Her face softens. “Humans come with strings. They always have and they always will, but the love you get from an animal is truly unconditional.” 
 
What happens when opposites attract?
 
Tyler has spent the last six years constructing his perfectly boring life, which is exactly the way he wants it. He spends his days hiding behind the protective walls he has so carefully built and has no intentions of changing . . . until he meets the unpredictable.
 
Lennie Jacobs is an intoxicating mess. She never stays anywhere long enough to form a solid relationship with anyone, including her family, because she has taught her fragile heart that love isn’t an option.
 
What started as a way to pass the time soon blossoms into something neither expected.
 
He was never meant to be permanent.
 
She can’t promise forever.
 
But, when life and love are on the line, everything changes.



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Author bio:

Riann C. Miller lives in southeast Kansas and writes steamy contemporary romance stories. When she’s not reading or writing, she spends time with her friends and family or you might catch her watching a baseball game with a beer in her hand.
 

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Dirty Neighbor [Dirty Suburbs 01] by Cassie-Ann L. Miller!

 
Excerpt!
 
Keeland

   I veer off of the I-96 and guide my Harley onto the off-ramp. I grin to myself as I glance up at the huge, green highway sign looming above the road.
   Welcome to Reyfield, Illinois.
   I never thought I’d ever feel so damn happy to see that sign again but after all I’ve been through over the past three years, I just want something simple and familiar. I want to be in a place where I don’t feel antsy, like I’ve got to keep looking over my shoulder.
   Reyfield is it. It’s almost like coming home…
   Almost.
   I’m well aware that the Masters’ left a lot of destruction in our wake the last time we were in this town; unpaid bills, unsaid goodbyes and at least one very broken heart.
   Maybe it’s time to pay old debts, heal old wounds and make amends as best I can. Maybe it’s time for a fresh start.
   It’s a chilly night. Fall is creeping its way into town. I breeze through the streets and everything feels familiar. It all gives me a little thrill in the pit of my stomach. The gothic architecture of the Presbyterian church…The washed-out “Go Tigers!” banner hanging outside of our old high school…The field where we played foot-ball…The burger joint we used to go to for lunch when the school cafeteria’s offerings resembled road kill topped with warm dog food...
   I take a left off of Clifford Boulevard and pull onto Hyatt Street.  The corner store is right where I left it. I cut my engine in the parking lot and stroll through the front door. I give a quick nod to the middle-aged woman sitting behind the cash register and make my way down the narrow, brightly-lit aisles.
   Man, it feels good to just walk down the aisles of a freakin’ convenience store. When you’ve been locked away for as long as I have, you learn to appreciate the simple things.
   I stand in front of the chip display for a moment, trying to decide between vinegar and barbecue. “Fuck it…” I’m having both. And how about a bag of jalapeƱo-cheddar, too? I’m making up for lost time, after all.
   I grab a case of beer — the cheap kind that we used to buy with our fake ids when we were teenagers. I’m feel-ing awfully nostalgic tonight. Then, I grab more chocolate-covered pretzel sticks than any self-respecting 27-year-old man ever should.
   When I get to the condom aisle, I pick up eight three-packs of XL Magnums.
   Yes, that might seem overly ambitious but I haven't had sex in three freakin’ years and whoever I take home with me tonight is in for a hell of a good time. The ladies don’t call me Master Kee for nothing. My main priority tonight is to drain the tank into the first acceptable-looking broad that comes my way and to be honest, ‘ac-ceptable-looking’ is pretty much open for interpretation at this point.
   Because I’m horny enough to fuck my way through the Reyfield phonebook.
   I drop my goodies onto the counter and the cashier eyes me with an arched eyebrow and a subtle grin. “Excit-ing night planned?” she asks, tipping her chin towards the condoms. The innuendo in her voice is undeniable.
   I give her a second glance. Is she Ms. Acceptable for tonight? Nah, she’s probably older than my mother and she smells like she’s been marinating in cigarette smoke and cheap perfume all day. My definition of “accepta-ble” may be loose, but not that loose.
   I nod politely as I glimpse at the number glowing on the screen of the cash register and pull a $100 bill out of my wallet. She drags her long fingernails along my palm as she deposits the change into my hand.
   Did my cock just twitch?
   Down, buddy. Down.
   “Have a good night, Big Boy,” she purrs as I give her a quick salute and duck out the door.
   I store my goodies in my backpack and jump onto my bike. When I rev it, the poor thing lets out a choked straining sound. I’ll look into it first thing in the morning, but for now, I’m on mission to get laid.
   ASAP.
 
Keeland Masters...Growing up, he was the boy next door, my brother’s best friend, the guy who asked me to the prom...and then stood me up. He just vanished into thin air.
 
Now that he’s back in town, he wants to come over to play. And I’m not talking hopscotch. But he’s hurt me once, so I’m sticking to my side of the fence no matter how good he looks pushing that lawnmower in all his tanned, toned shirtless glory.
 
 
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Author bio:

Contemporary romance author of the Esquire Girls Series and the Esquire HEAT Series available on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited.


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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Captivate Me [Ravage MC 05] by Ryan Michele!

 
The Ravage MC is a family. Always has been, always will be. But life took them all on a different path, a path where they suffered loss, betrayal, and heartache.

Now it all comes down to this moment: a day of reckoning. After all, now they know the cause of all the turmoil their lives have become. And only one thing is on their minds: vengeance.

As with everything else, revenge comes at a price. And sometimes, the cost is far greater than one can bear.

Can they live with their choices and the consequences?

Or will the entire club feel more pain and loss?
 

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Author bio:

Ryan Michele found her passion in making fictional characters come to life. She loves being in an imaginative world where anything is possible and has a knack for special twists readers don’t see coming.
 
She writes MC, Contemporary, Erotic, Paranormal, New Adult, Inspirational, and many more romances. And whether it’s bikers, wolf shifters, mafia, or beyond, Ryan spends her time making sure her heroes are strong and her heroines match them at every turn.
 
When she isn’t writing, Ryan is a mom and wife living in rural Illinois and reading by her pond in the warm sun.


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Monday, 26 September 2016

Cover Reveal: Black Swan Affair by K.L. Kreig!

 
 
I’ve loved him as long as I can remember.

The gangly boy with big brown eyes and unruly hair who grew up into an intoxicating man. He wears scruff like he invented it and ambles with a swagger that makes panties drop.

Killian Shepard.

Shep.

We grew up together. We played Ghost in the Graveyard. Had our own rock band. It didn’t matter that he was five years older than me. It didn’t matter that he looked at me as a kid sister even as I grew into a woman. It didn’t even matter when he left me behind to go to college and start his adult life.

He’d be back.

He was always meant to be mine.

He came back, all right. But instead of smelling of promises, he stunk of betrayal. And he destroyed me—us—the day he married my sister instead of me.

So I did the only thing a girl like me in my position could do.

I got my revenge.

I married his brother, Kael.

Now we’re one big happy fucking family.
 
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Author bio:

I’m just a regular ol’ Midwest girl who likes Game of Thrones and am obsessed with Modern Family and The Goldbergs. I run, I eat, I run, I eat. It’s a vicous cycle. I love carbs, but there’s love-hate relationship with my ass and thighs. Mostly hate. I like a good cocktail (oh hell…who am I kidding? I love any cocktail). I’m a huge creature of habit, but I’ll tell you I’m flexible. I read every single day and if I don’t get a chance…watch the hell out, I’m a raving bitch. My iPad and me: BFFs. I’m direct and I make no apologies for it. I swear too much. I love alternative music and in my next life I want to be a bad-ass female rocker. I hate, hate, hate spiders, telemarketers, liver, acne, winter and loose hairs that fall down my shirt (don’t ask, it’s a thing).

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Book Blitz & Giveaway: I’m Not Afraid of Wolves [The Cotton Candy Quintet 04] by Erin Hayes!

 
Excerpt!

   When the sliding door locked, I turned my gaze onto Sara and watched her, waiting for her to bring up her story. I wanted her to be the one who talked first, if only because I didn’t want to prod her too much if she was traumatized by whatever this was.
   But if she was going to try to weasel her way out of talking to me, she had another thing coming.
   “Wow,” she murmured softly. “Look at that full moon.”
   I picked up a note of fear in her voice. “Yeah,” I said cautiously. “It’s beautiful.”
   “I used to think so.” Sara turned around and looked back at me. Her eyes were wide with fright and the rigidity told me something else was going on with her.
   Finally, my patience snapped.
   “Sara, what’s wrong?”
   “You won’t believe me,” she repeated, using the same phrase she used when we were putting food away.
   I crossed my arms. “I think you’ll be surprised.”
   Sara’s jaw worked. “I think I’m going to need more wine for this.”
   I held up my glass. “Just drink mine.” Don’t think I’m letting you back in the kitchen that easily. She’d run away and hide and hoped I’d forget about it. She wanted to talk about it, but she was too afraid to.
   She took my glass and downed the rest of it in one chug. I raised my eyebrows in surprise.
   “Okay,” she said, as if warming herself up for our talk. “Okay.”
   “It will be all right,” I told her.
   “No, it won’t.” Tears started filling her eyes. “Christine, do you believe in werewolves?”
 
Christine would do anything to get away from it all.

After escaping an abusive marriage and heading up a group of brand new performers, she’s tired and in need of a vacation. So when her sister Sara wants her to go camping out in the mountains of Georgia with the girls, she packs her bags for some rest and relaxation. Not even meeting a gorgeous park ranger like Colton Donnelly is going to distract her.

Except Sara didn’t tell her the real reason for the trip: she’s running away from a terrible secret. One that puts all of their lives in danger.

Now the vacation that Christine so desperately needed is ruined, but that’s the least of her worries. She has to use her wits and skills to save them all. Because she soon finds out that werewolves are very real. And they’ll stop at nothing to get their claws into her sister.
 
 
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Author bio:

Sci-fi junkie, video game nerd, and wannabe manga artist Erin Hayes writes a lot of things. Sometimes she writes books.

She works as an advertising copywriter by day, and she's a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author by night. She has lived in New Zealand, Hawaii, Texas, Alabama, and now San Francisco with her husband, cat, and a growing collection of geek paraphernalia.

You can reach her at erinhayesbooks@gmail.com and she’ll be happy to chat. Especially if you want to debate Star Wars.
 
 

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Saturday, 24 September 2016

Release Blitz & Giveaway: Rough & Rugged [Notorious Devils MC 03] by Hayley Faiman!

 
Hattie Morris is a young girl with silly dreams and a fantasy she's been holding onto since she was sixteen years old.

"Dirty" Johnny Williams is a hard man who rides as a Notorious Devil, known for being filthy between the sheets, yet always wishing for the unattainable more.

One night, one kiss sets fate in motion, and neither Hattie, nor Johnny, can deny that their lives have been forever changed. Time and distance stand between them, but a chance encounter shatters their ability to resist each other any longer.

It's not long before Hattie realizes that fantasies are named thus for a reason, while Johnny learns that the innocence of a sweet girl is no match against his hardened heart.

Yet, inexperienced as she may be, Hattie knows one thing for sure. If she doesn't take a chance with this rough and rugged man, she'll never know if dreams really can come true.

 
 
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32 years young... born and raised in California, did a stint in Oregon only to return to the Golden State. Lived that life a while until the Lone Star State called to us, Hill Country, Texas is where we call home, where our boots rest and loving that country life. Living the life with one bearded power pole climbing husband, two little boys that are full of energy and drive us crazy plus a chocolate lab named Optimus Prime.
 
 

Friday, 23 September 2016

Blog Tour: Runaway Road By Mira Day!



Excerpt!

   “Brett! Over here!” Derrick calls, waving me to the bar. I peer up to see a busty blonde already leaning over, talking to him. Just his type. Female.
   Settling in beside him, I put my phone on the bar. “Double shot of Beam and a Yuengling, please.”
   “Is purposing that big a deal?” Derrick’s eyebrows raise over his beer glass.
   I stare at him, picking my phone back up. “I was just offered a job at a newspaper as their food writer.”
  “Dude! Congrats!” Derrick raises his glass and chugs the remains.
   I grin. “It’s in Austin, Texas.”
   Derrick gives me a weird look. “Austin? How the hell did that happen?”
   Busty sets my shot down and I immediately throw it back. “They ran across my blog and love my style. They want to do a phone interview asap.” A glimmer of excitement bubbles through my stomach.
   Being a food blogger has been a dream job but the random news articles for the Raleigh News and Observer have been my passion. They have given me the chance to get my face on television and my voice on the radio. The possibilities with a regular article could open a lot of doors.
   “This is a bit to take in.” I sip on my beer. “What if Holly doesn’t want to go?” Taking another person into consideration is a slap of reality. I can’t take this job if she doesn’t come. Not that she has a reason to say no.
   “Well, it’s not too late to take that ring back.” Derrick gives me a pointed look.
   “Not cool, Dude.”
   “I’m just saying. Give it some thought. Don’t jump ahead of what you want.”
   I shake my head and stare at the food menu.
   “So, there’s something I’ve wanted to ask you.”
   “What?” I continue to stare at the menu. I need some fries… maybe some wings too…
   “Why did you ask me to come get a ring with you?”
   “What do you mean?”
   Derrick scratches his chin. “Well, you have a brother. I just thought that’s you would want Tim to be there.”
   I shrug. “Tim’s been a bit put-offish lately. I don’t know what his deal is.” I flag Busty down to order. “Beside, you’re kinda like the brother I never wanted.” I laugh as Derrick punches my arm.
   “Thanks asshole. Love you too.” 

Have you ever wondered who was in the car next to you? Wondered where they were going and why? A vacation? Business trip? Or is it someone’s only chance to run away…

Brett Myers needs a change; a soul searching move to another city. Walking in on your brother and girlfriend in bed together will do that. So after two weeks of sleeping on a friend’s couch, Texas is his destination. A new town and a new life. He’s ready to start over.

Mia Brown needs a change; a soul-searching trip to her past. More than ready to leave her controlling boyfriend and life in North Carolina, Mia uses this chance for a fresh start. There’s no plan. Just to hit the road, head out West, and never look back.

When their paths cross on a long stretch of Highway 85, these two strangers will learn just how much they need each other to heal.

 
 
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Mira Day is a Romance writer, born in the Carolinas with a passion for food. She loves the outdoors, NFL football and exclamation points! You'll usually find her working, writing or catching up with Friends on Netflix. Mira has two Holiday Novellas published, Finding the Christmas Spirit and Choking Cupid and her debut novel, Playing House. After Runaway Road, look for her third book, Bourbon and the Midnight Show, coming Spring of 2017.

 

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