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April 9, Week Blitz of Helen Conrad's Saved by You

April 11, Release Day Blast of Vital Sign by J.L. Mac

April 14, Promo Spotlight on Fran Clark's Holding Paradise

April 18, Book Blast of Sarah Dosher's A Blue Tale

April 22, Promo Blitz of Kellie Wallace's Darkness Before Dawn

April 25, Promo Blitz of Megan Bryce's To Catch A Spinster

April 26, Promo Spotlight on Samantha Johns' Finding Jayda

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Under Locke by Mariana Zapata
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Her Wicked Sin by Sarah Ballance

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Her Wicked Sin
Sins of Salem #1

Sarah Ballance
Historical Romance
Published in 2013

H/h - Henry Dunham/Lydia Colson
Setting: Salem, Massachusetts, 1692.

Read in April, 2014.
My rating:

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Sarah Balance’s Her Wicked Sin, book 1 of Sins of Salem, had a very interesting backdrop; the dark and superstitious Salem, Massachusetts laden with the frenzy of the disgraceful witch-hunting. I don’t recall reading a romance novel set in that time-frame, so I found the notion rather refreshing. However, there were things that bugged me too. I’ll try to explain in my review.

Lydia, the young h of our story, has been living in Salem for the past year under a false surname and has been working as a physician and a mid-wife. No one has ever seen her husband, whom Lydia claims to have been out at the sea. That she’s waiting for his return. But no one knows of the dark past that still haunts Lydia. Even though she’s found a rather good life in Salem and has come to know some good neighbors, Lydia is running because she murdered her drunk and abusive husband in the dead of the night, right after his beating that led her to miscarry their child. Other than that brute, she didn’t have a family, losing them in a fire at once. She thought her husband would be her lifeline because they met right after she lost her family. But that was not to be. Lydia is beautiful, a fact that made her husband suspicious and illogically mean towards her. Nothing good came from that marriage, and though Lydia thinks she’s rid of him for good, she can’t rest easy, always in fear that her little secret would be out one day and she’d be punished.

Promo Blitz and Giveaway: Darkness Before Dawn by Kellie Wallace

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Today, I'm featuring Kellie Wallace's Historical Fiction, Darkness Before Dawn as a part of the promo blitz. In the following, find the book and author info as well as an excerpt. You can win an ebook copy of Darkness Before Dawn, just enter via rafflecopter below.

Darkness Before Dawn
Kellie Wallace
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In June 1940, Germany bombed the Island of Guernsey, bringing World War II to the Channel Islands. With her home in the midst of war, jazz singer Catherine La Mar must adapt to change. Within days, the island is overun. Resistance cells start to emerge, hindering the German forces. Catherine’s life is inevitably changed when childhood friend Thomas Potter is linked as the ringleader to one of the Island’s biggest cells.

The people she once knew are no longer who they seem to be. But nothing could prepare her for when she meets Nazi officer Captain Max Engel. Her view on the war forever changes when she is given a chance for love and new beginnings. For once in her mundane life she unveils her true self, as Max teaches her how to truly live. Their love puts a strain on Catherine’s family, risking the lives her sisters and friends. As the war intensifies and divides the people on Guernsey, Max and Catherine must decide if their love is really worth risking it all?

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Cover Reveal: Ripped by Katy Evans

Friday, April 18, 2014

So here it is, the cover reveal of Ripped by Katy Evans, book 5 of the Real series. Check it out!!! Scroll down below for the buy and PO links for the previous books in the series.

Katy Evans
(REAL #5)
Expected publication: Dec, 2014
by Gallery Books

Every woman wants me--except the one I sing for.

Seattle shakes with anticipation: they call it the concert of the year. They say girls are getting pregnant just thinking about Crack Bikini being in town.

But when you love a girl, you don't leave her with nothing but a ring and a promise.

Any man with half a brain should know..

So what did I expect my girl would do when she saw me again?

Well, for starters, she loathes our music. Particularly the song I wrote about her.

When I sing it, the stadium is in an uproar. Thousands of fans scream my name like

I'm a god--but yeah, not her. Crystal clear: the girl's not happy to see me.

Black hair, black boots, a bad attitude, that's her -- Pandora Stone is a freaking man-eater and she's out for my blood.

That's alright.

Let her come at me. Because I'm out for her heart and, this time, there's no way she can stop me.

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Book Blast and Giveaway: A Blue Tale by Sarah Dosher

Today is the 4th day of the book blast of A Blue Tale, a contemporary new adult romance by Sarah Dosher. The book, author info and an excerpt can be found in this post. You can enter the giveaway of GCs and ebooks via rafflecopter widget below!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18739442-a-blue-taleA Blue Tale
Sarah Dosher

Rock legend’s daughter…
Eli Blue Savage doesn’t trust musicians, especially those that idolize herdad. Her heart’s been broken by everyone she’s ever loved. Fairytale dreams and the music she locks inside her heart are all that keep her alive.

The musician with a dark past…
Deacon Chastain plays a blue guitar to match his rock idol, the man that saved him from a path of destruction. His life revolves around music; it’s the only thing that saves him from the darkness.

Hearts beat to the same rhythm…
Broken and scarred by their pasts, can they find a way to heal and move forward? No matter the adversity, even the hardest of hearts can be softened by love – music is easy; life is hard.

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