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Promo Spotlight and Giveaway: Final Siege by Scarlett Cole

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Scarlett Cole's latest romantic suspense release, Final Siege (Love Over Duty #2), as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find an excerpt for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes a $20 Amazon GC, so don't forget enter via rafflecopter below!
Final Siege
(Love Over Duty #2)
Scarlett Cole
Published: January 30, 2018 by St. Martin's Swerve
In the Line of Fire...
Former SEAL Malachai “Mac” MacCarrick is all about the future he’s created with his Navy brothers in Eagle Securities, taking assignments in the most dangerous places, and doing things no one but ex-military would attempt. But when an urgent phone call brings his troubled past—and the woman he once loved—into the present, it’s a chance to redeem himself that he can’t refuse.

Straight to the heart. . .
An investigative journalist researching an explosive story, Delaney Shapiro tells herself she got over Mac—and his role in her brother’s death—a long time ago. But the first moment she sees him at her bedside in an overseas hospital, she knows it’s not true. Every moment together rekindles the desire that once burned between them, and now that she’s a target for an emerging Russian arms dealer, Mac won’t let her out of his sight. To protect her, he’ll risk it all—including his life…

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The Scot Beds His Wife by Kerrigan Byrne

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Scot Beds His Wife
Victorian Rebels #5

Kerrigan Byrne
Historical Romance
Published in 2017

H/h - Gavin St. James, Earl of Thorne/Samantha Masters
Setting: Scotland, 1880.

Read in Nov 2017-Jan2018.
My rating:

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The Scot Beds His Wife by Kerrigan Byrne was my somewhat eagerly awaited book 5 of Victorian Rebels series. I really liked Gavin, the H’s character from one of the previous installments. Since then, I’ve been looking forward to his book. Unfortunately, it also turned out to be my least favorite book in the series. I’m extremely disappointed in the author’s direction with the story and the characterization of the H and the h. So much so, it took me quite a while to finish it.

The Victorian Rebels series is based on a few Victorian-era bad boys getting their HEAs with women who bring them down to their knees, quite literally. They are a diverse bunch, who’d do anything to survive and protect the ones they love. I was sold on the idea since book 1, The Highwayman that started it all. Kerrigan’s writing was pretty dark and she, throughout the story, took us to places I never thought I’d explore. I.e. book 2, The Hunter. Some really nauseating stuff that were happening, seeing the hero was an assassin. The description of it all weren’t always for the faint-hearted. Nevertheless, I found the stories thrilling and engaging with a few exceptions.

In The Highwayman, we meet Dorian Blackwell AKA Dougan McKenzie and his plight of life in a prison as a youngster. He’s one of the bastard sons of the cruel and lecherous Hamish MacKenzie, now-deceased Laird of MacKenzies. His darkness has seeped into every single one of his sons, doesn’t matter whether they’re legitimate or illegitimate. The only difference was Dougan/Dorian wanted to fight it for the love of his life, Farah. But, as he grew up seeing and experiencing stuff no youngster should, Dougan had already transformed into someone with a blackhole for a heart; with zero conscience to bother him about his deeds. He is called ‘The Black Heart of Ben More’; the reigning king of the underworld for a reason. It was a great beginning to this series that I absolutely enjoyed, though the author is yet to give us a story for Dougan’s ‘opposition’ for Farah’s affection, Inspector Carlton Morley. I dig that guy and hoping he’d finally get his own.

Excerpt Tour and Giveaway: Interwoven by Michelle Montebello

Monday, January 29, 2018

I'm hosting, today, a promo on Michelle Montebello's debut contemporary romance release, Interwoven (Belle Hamilton #1), as a part of the ongoing excerpt tour. Hope you enjoy the exclusive excerpt accompanying this post. Note that Interwoven is on sale for 99c during this tour!

Michelle Montebello will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour
 Michelle Montebello
(Belle Hamilton #1)
Published: October 3, 2017
Belle Hamilton is a romantic at heart. She's engaged to the love of her life and dreams of marriage, children and a happily ever after. Belle’s world is close to perfect until one afternoon she makes a decision she can't take back.

In the blink of an eye, Belle’s life spirals out of control. She loses everything that is dear to her and is forced to flee to the other side of the world where she meets Andrea, a local bartender from Rome, and develops an unexpected connection with him.

Can they break through the complications of past hurts and a long-distance relationship to make it work or will one terrifying night in Paris end it before it had a chance to begin?
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Promo Spotlight and Giveaway: Rough and Real by Hayley Faiman

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Hayley Faiman's latest MC romance release, Rough and Real (Notorious Devils #7). Also find some teasers for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes a $25 Amazon GC, so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!
Rough and Real
Hayley Faiman
(Notorious Devils #7)
Published: January 22, 2018
Ivy Gaines has loved one man in her lifetime. After fifteen years of marriage and three kids, reality hasn’t changed that—but sometimes love isn’t enough.

West “Camo” Gaines has never wanted anyone the way he wants his wife, but the Notorious Devils’ club life has opened his eyes and awakened a desire he knows he can’t explore with the mother of his children.

Lies, misunderstanding, betrayal and silence are the bitter pills they swallow daily as the marriage they thought would last forever begins to unravel. It isn’t until club rivalries threaten to shatter their entire world that they realize how much they have to fight for.

When things get rough and real, they’re forced to remember just how deep their love goes.

Tammy Cole - “Hayley weaves a story that will take your emotions on a ride. This is a fantastic end to a great series!”
Cheryl Norris - “This was a fantastic conclusion to the Notorious Devils series.”

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Promo Spotlight and Giveaway: Surrender to the Highlander by Lynsay Sands

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Lynsay Sands' upcoming historical romance release, Surrender to the Highlander (Highlanders #5), as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find a short excerpt for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes 2 signed paperback sets from books in the Highlanders series, so don't forget to enter through the link below! Note that the giveaway is open US ONLY.

Surrender to the Highlander

Pre-order Blitz and Giveaway: Enthrall Climax by Vanessa Fewings

Monday, January 22, 2018

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Vanessa Fewings's upcoming erotic romance release, Enthrall Climax (Enthrall #8), as a part of the ongoing pre-order blitz. The giveaway includes one signed copy of Enthrall (US ONLY), so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!
Enthrall Climax 
Vanessa Fewings 
(Enthrall #8)
Expected Publication: February 12, 2018 
Cover Designer: Drue Hoffman at Buoni Amici Press 
The strikingly dominant Cameron Cole and his beloved Mia Lauren return for the eagerly anticipated finale of the erotic romance series by USA TODAY bestselling author Vanessa Fewings.

The romance has never been hotter. The danger has never been higher.

Mia Lauren is set to become the wife of powerful billionaire Cameron Cole. A lifetime of realized dreams and fulfilled desires lay ahead...but their entire world is about to come crashing down.

An intimate betrayal fractures Cameron’s empire, springing forth new threats from every direction. Everything is at risk. Everyone is in danger. Before Mia and Cameron can relish the rewards of the journey, they must survive its climax.

Some passions live forever. This isn't the end. This is the climax.

ENTHRALL CLIMAX is the final novel of the ENTHRALL SESSIONS, the bestselling erotic romance series by Vanessa Fewings.
**Mature Audiences only **Contains dark themes and explicit content.**

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Promo Spotlight: Sky's the Limit by Elle Aycart

Friday, January 19, 2018

I'm hosting, today, a promo on Elle Aycart's latest release, Sky's the Limit (Doomsday Preppers #1), as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find an excerpt for your enjoyment.
Sky's the Limit
Elle Aycart
(Doomsday Preppers #1)
Published: January 16, 2018
Tired of waiting for her big break in the fashion industry, Sky Gonzalez, eternal part-time student and overworked retail drone, quits her job, sublets her New York apartment, and embarks on a semester abroad study program in Paris. Paris! Time to throw caution to the winds and jump-start her dreams. What’s the worst that could happen? How about getting sent to the wrong Paris? As in Paris-frigging-Minnesota?

Bye-bye career dreams. Bye-bye glamour and haute couture. Hello flannel shirts, mind-numbing cold, zero bars on the cell phone, and socially challenged mountain men with tons of unruly facial hair. So yeah, let the truck barreling her way hit her, please. Less painful.

Logan should have dodged the little lost waif and kept on driving. Who in their right mind walked in the middle of the road, dressed in white from head to high heels, during a snowstorm? Clueless city girls, that's who. Sky is all that Logan has gladly left behind: stylish, cosmopolitan, and a massive pain in the butt. He wouldn’t trade a single day in his quirky little corner of the woods for all the high-maintenance beauties the city can offer.

Too bad this beauty has been deemed a health hazard and quarantined in his house. Damn his doomsday-prepper neighbors and their paranoid emergency protocols. Now he has to keep Sky in and the pandemic squad out until the roads are clear. The question is, will that happen before or after Sky realizes she's under house arrest? Ah, the best-laid plans...

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