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Blurb Blitz and Giveaway: Fury of Obsession by Coreene Callahan

Thursday, April 16, 2015

As a part of the ongoing blurb blitz tour, today I'm hosting Coreene Callahan's paranormal/urban fantasy, Fury of Obsession (Dragonfury #5). In the following, find a complete promo and an excerpt. Please don't forget to comment!

Coreene Callahan will be awarding a $10 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.
Fury of Obsession
Coreene Callahan
(Dragonfury #5)
Publication: February 24, 2015 by Montlake Romance
 

Dragon-warrior Venom lives in self-imposed isolation. Cursed by his toxic touch, he is deadly to anyone who has contact with him for too long. Set apart from others and hounded by intense loneliness, he craves the lasting connection he believes he cannot possess. Until a chance encounter with a sultry mortal offers a ray of hope…

Evelyn Foxe is the woman of Venom’s every desire, but she’s too busy running from the Russian mob to think about love. As she accepts Venom’s offer to help her escape her precarious situation, she’s skeptical, afraid that he’s in league with those sent to harm her. But when a biological weapon is unleashed in her hometown, Evelyn is forced to trust Venom—or risk the dangers of going it alone.

Will they survive the firestorm that rages around them? And can they pull from the ashes a love that will defy all the odds and last through the ages?

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Promo Spotlight: I'll Sing for My Dinner by B.R. Kingsolver

Monday, April 13, 2015

Today I'm hosting a promo spotlight on B.R. Kingsolver's contemporary romance, I'll Sing for My Dinner, as a part of the ongoing VBT. In the following, find teaser and the chapter 1 of the book for your enjoyment!
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25172574-i-ll-sing-for-my-dinnerI'll Sing for My Dinner
B.R. Kingsolver

When Cecily Buchanan walks into the Roadhouse Bar and Grill and offers to sing for a meal, ex-Marine Jake McGarrity can't say no. Some say Jake is too soft hearted for his own good. But letting the waif with the cover girl face and the voice of an angel walk away would be more than he could stand.

Cecily's sweet nature, bubbly personality and obvious talent endear her to everyone she meets, and Jake soon knows his heart is lost. But Cecily has secrets and won't talk about her past, one so dark that she has nightmares and clutches a knife while she sleeps.

When those who are chasing her close in, she faces the decision of whether to run again, or to trust her life to the cowboy who has taught her the meaning of love.

Warning: This novel contains a dark subplot concerning previous abuse/rape.

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The Lady Meets Her Match by Gina Conkle

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The Lady Meets Her Match
Midnight Meetings #2

Gina Conkle
Historical Romance
Pub date: April 7, 2015 (ARC review)

H/h - Cyrus Ryland/Claire Mayhew
Setting: London, 1768.

Read in April, 2015.
My rating:

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Gina Conkle’s historical romance series, Midnight Meetings, is based on little twists on well-known fairytales. And they’re well-written too, as I’ve come to expect from her in the past years. I do love a good story with a little Cinderella-twist and #2, The Lady Meets Her Match, is one those books that’d leave you craving for more. I had a grand time throughout!

Book 1, Meet the Earl at Midnight, was based on the long cherished tale of the Beauty and the Beast. The Beast being “The Greenwich Recluse”, “the Enigma Earl”... Edward, the Earl of Greenwich. Nerd-extraordinaire, he grew up as the spare, rather than the heir so he had other plans for his life. He wanted to be an explorer, his interest being in anything scientific, most especially the botany-kind. It all changed when his elder brother, Jonathan, died suddenly, leaving him the heir instead. With that Edward’s life’s plan was inevitably altered. Edward didn’t like mingling with people, so socializing is his least favorite thing to do. But there’s a twist there too. On a long ago voyage to some faraway country, he was attacked. Though he barely escaped alive, a side of his face was scarred forever. That was another reason why Edward chose to become a recluse. Now, he has a plan; another voyage to be precise. But, due to his circumstances, he can’t just up and leave anymore. What if he doesn’t return? The Earldom needs to be secured with an heir, and soon. That is where Lydia comes in. She was ‘given’ to Edward by her slimy stepfather who had a huge debt. Edward was looking for a fast escape route in the form of a fast marriage because his ship sails soon and he had no time for courting any debutante. In fact, he never had any interest in those debutantes! Though Lydia is nowhere near the nobility Edward’s perfectionist mother would endorse, he had no other choice. After seeing Lydia for the first time, he doesn’t want any other choice. Edward’s completely taken with her and only Lydia will do as his wife, to much dismay and disgruntlement of the dowager.

His Secretary: Unveiled by Melanie Marchande

Saturday, April 11, 2015

His Secretary: Unveiled (novella)
A Novel Deception

Melanie Marchande
Contemporary Romance/Erotica
Published in 2015

H/h - Adrian Risinger/Meghan Burns Risinger
Setting: Present day.

Read in April, 2015.
My rating:

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Oh my word! That was quite the Adrian-Meghan fix, more than what I was expecting. Love, hot sex and drama... His Secretary: Unveiled, a part of A Novel Deception series, had it all and I loved every moment of it!

A Novel Deception series installments have very little connection to one another, except for the fact that one of the protagonists is a writer, who now entangled in a ‘deception’ of sort, which comes back to bite his/her a$$ in some way. Meg and Ryn (LOVE it how she calls him) might or might grace those installments with their short appearances. So you can read most of these stories as stand-alones, but for the ones that exclusively features Meg and Ryn. When I heard that Melanie wants to keep writing about this couple, I was over the moon. I’ve been waiting ever since. You should definitely start with His Secretary: Undone. There’s also a short novella in between called A Valentine for His Secretary. After that, comes His Secretary: Unveiled. In that precise order.

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