Monday, 17 June 2019

Cover Reveal - Jedson by Cora Brent




Title: Jedson
Series: The Ruins of Emblem #2
Author: Cora Brent
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Wicked by Design
Photo: Sara Eirew
Release Date: June 27, 2019



Blurb

JEDSON (The Ruins of Emblem)

Leah
When I was too young to know any better Ryan Jedson fascinated me.  
After he went on the run I thought I’d never see him again.  
I was wrong.
Now that he’s back in town I realize it’s a bad idea to catch his eye. 
And yet I can’t help it. 
Sometimes you want the one you shouldn’t want.  
But there’s a complication. 
He has no idea that I’m the reason his life fell apart.  
And I don’t know what he’ll do if he ever finds out.  

Jedson
Back in the day when we were neighbors she was too young, not even worth a second look.  
However, six years have gone by and now Leah Brandeis is fair game.  
I see how she looks at me.   
I understand she thinks her secret is safe.  
And I’m playing along. 
For now.  
But soon the truth will come out and there will be hell to pay.  
Because I know what she did. 
I’ve always known.







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Cora Brent was born in a cold climate and escaped as soon as it was legally possible. Now, she lives in the desert with her husband, two kids and a prickly pear cactus she has affectionately named ‘Spot’. Cora’s closet is filled with boxes of unfinished stories that date back her 1980’s childhood and all her life she has dreamed of being an author. Amazingly, she is now a New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer of contemporary romance and begs not to be awakened from this dream.


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Cover Reveal - Defying Gravity by K.K. Allen




Title: Defying Gravity
Author: K.K. Allen
Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance
Cover Design: Okay Creations
Photo: Perrywinkle Photography
Release Date: July 25, 2019



Blurb

Our greatest risk was the one we never took …

It was an accidental spring fling three years ago, one week in the mountains of Big Sur, and no one was the wiser. Ignore the fact that Tobias James was my neighbor and my best friend’s older brother. Or that upon our return, his hoop dreams were waiting for him, robbing us of any future we might have shared.

Now, I’m fulfilling my own dreams in LA, and my biggest dream of all is about to come true. The last thing I expected was for my past and my present to collide. Not now. Not here. Not him. But he struts back into my life like he never even left. Unfortunately, I’ll never forget what happened the time he did.

The ball is in my court, but Tobias isn’t above stealing—my power, my resolve, my heart. When he wants a second chance to reignite our connection, my answer is simple—we can’t.

Not unless we defy the rules our dreams are built on … and risk everything.

*Defying Gravity is a STANDALONE sports romance in an interconnected series. You can check out Center of Gravity here ➞ smarturl.it/CenterofGravity












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Releasing July 20, 2019 for FREE!!

A Defying Gravity Prequel, originally released in the Spring Fling Anthology and MUST be read first!

If I hadn’t considered Amelia dangerous before, I certainly did now. She wasn’t anything like I had expected. Even after all these years—of living so close to her, of listening to her giggle with my sister in the bedroom next to mine—I hadn’t given much thought to my sister’s best friend.

But in the span of one week, everything had changed.

Everything.








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K.K. Allen is an award-winning author and Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences graduate from the University of Washington who writes heartfelt and inspirational Contemporary Romance stories about. "Capturing the Edge of Innocence." K.K. currently resides in central Florida, works full time as a Digital Producer for a leading online educational institution, and is the mother to a ridiculously handsome little dude who owns her heart.

K.K.'s publishing journey began in June 2014 with the YA Contemporary Fantasy trilogy, The Summer Solstice. In 2016, K.K. published her first Contemporary Romance, Up in the Treehouse, which went on to win the Romantic Times 2016 Reviewers' Choice Award for Best New Adult Book of the Year. With K.K.'s love for inspirational and coming of age stories involving heartfelt narratives and honest emotions, you can be assured to always be surprised by what K.K. releases next.

Stay tuned for more information about upcoming projects by connecting with K.K. in all the social media spaces.



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Pre-order Blitz - Then There Was You: A Single Parent Collection




Title: Then There Was You:
A Single Parent Collection
Authors: Various
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 13, 2019



Blurb

Sexy Single Dads. Strong Single Moms. 

With stories from 14 unbelievably talented authors:

Alex Grayson
Angel Devlin
Anna Brooks
Dani René
Esther E. Schmidt 
Evan Grace
Freya Barker
Gianna Gabriela
HL Nighbor
Heather Lyn
Kally Ash
Kathy Coopmans
L.A. Cotton
Lauren Dawes
 
Read on for a taste of the stories you'll find within!

Back to Life by Dani René
Both having been heartbroken in very different ways, Kayla and Caleb find themselves in a very unlikely situation where they can't deny the electricity coursing between them. Can love really bring them back to life?

Boss of Me by Angel Devlin
Single dad Jude's icy exterior keeps women at a safe distance; but fiery Pippa could be about to start a thaw...

Chester by Esther E. Schmidt
Some issues cut deep; they are hard to face and even harder to find a solution for.

Fighting For Us by Heather Lyn
She rescued me when I didn't even know I needed saving. But now lives are on the line, and we might lose our forever, before we even get the chance to start.

Heartbreaker by Anna Brooks
She was never supposed to happen, and her baby girl sure as hell wasn't part of my plans.

Hunter by Lauren Dawes
A mate's death. A rogue wolf. A new life.

Just Because of You by Gianna Gabriela
He broke me. I left. He stayed. Now I'm back.  

Resisting Rayne by HL Nighbor
Their worlds collide and an unlikely friendship forms, but will they continue to fight the pull for something more or give into the pull and take a chance at love?  

Riddick by Kathy Coopmans
Do you believe in heaven on earth? I did until one day, she vanished.

Ripple Effect by Evan Grace
One night changed everything. 

Tempt Me by Kally Ash
Temptation comes in many forms. Can Gianna or Max resist?

When Hope Ends (Life Begins) by Freya Barker
It's the best day of his life--the worst of hers--when one moment in time leaves their paths unavoidably connected by the single heart beating between them. 

Whispered Prayers of a Girl by Alex Grayson
A lonely man, a widowed woman, a carefree boy, and a broken girl... Can the four come together and help heal each other?

Wicked Truths by L. A. Cotton
The truth won't fix anything... it'll only hurt more. Won't it?


THEN THERE WAS YOU features single parents who weren't looking--didn't need anyone--until the right someone came along. Experience the highs and lows of parenthood, love lost and gained, and new beginnings with this collection of stories. They're sure to leave you with a full heart and a smile on your face. 

AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME 

Proceeds will be donated to a non-profit organization which addresses family homelessness.







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Release Blitz - BRASH by SC Daiko




Title: BRASH: An Enemies to Lovers Romance
Author: SC Daiko
Genre: Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense
Release Date: June 17, 2019



Blurb

I’m cast away on a tropical island with a dirty, damaged alpha-hole.
Women swoon over him.
I’m not one of them.
I hate him.
And I see right through those indigo-blue eyes.
Brash is hurting.
But that doesn’t give him the right to be a douchebag.
Especially now that I’m all he’s got here.
A mafia princess who knows how to set someone straight.
I will bring him to his knees.
If only he’d stop making me weak in mine.
His strong arms have become my refuge.
And his gorgeous smile, my hope.
He tells me that I belong to him.
That he’ll protect me in this dangerous place.
But what happens if my heart is at risk?
Who will save me then?

From international bestselling author SC Daiko comes a thrilling new standalone romantic suspense novel, a spin-off from BRUTE, BEAST and Nanny and the BRATVA BOSS.







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SC Daiko, aka Siobhan, is an award-winning British author of fast-paced international bestselling contemporary romance and romantic suspense. Siobhan loves to swim in the sea, travel around Europe, sample different food and enjoy local wine. She has worked in the City of London and taught languages in a Welsh high school before moving to Italy, where she now lives with her husband and two cats. Nothing makes her happier than connecting with readers and fellow authors.


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Release Blitz - In Between by Lynn Burke




Title: In Between
Author: Lynn Burke
Genre: MMF Erotic Romance
Release Date: June 17, 2019



Blurb

After his stepfather nearly ruins both his family name and business, Damien Fiorenza becomes suspicious of everyone—except for his long-time partner, Ethan Lord. He doesn’t trust people in authority, much less the woman who weasels her way into his walled-up heart, alongside his lover of fifteen years.

Ethan dislikes his empathic abilities, especially since they allow him to feel his mother’s indifference toward him, her only son. Damien, however, has always made Ethan feel needed, appreciated, and protected—but he can’t voice what Ethan is desperate to hear. Falling for their new secretary is unexpected, but she encourages and supports him in ways Damien won’t.

Shaylia Bright’s father chose his secret family over her and her mother. Ever since, she’s striven to be the best she can be, unable to stomach being second best. Although an office romance is taboo, she can’t deny the passionate chemistry among the three of them and finds herself drawn to both her bosses.

A dark and deep secret from the past forces Damien to raise his defenses. Haunting revelations tear everyone apart, dooming Shaylia to second best and Ethan to an incomplete life. Wrought with insecurity and stubbornness, can they find the courage to accept parts of their painful past in order to forge a path together, toward a happily ever after?







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Excerpt

I stared up at Ethan as he asked me if I was okay, and knowing I stood on the brink of a cliff, the bottom far from sight, I hesitated before nodding.
His hold on my waist tightened as he squeezed, his smile flooding my heart. He glanced over my head—at Damien behind me—and I wondered at the silent communication between them.
Ethan returned his focus to me, to my mouth and released one hand on my hip to slide up to cradle the back of my head as Damien’s hand settled where his had vacated. “Can I kiss you?”
Damien’s touch singed through my capris, and I swallowed a rush of saliva as my heart pounded in my ears. “Yes.”
I wondered at my need to hurry, to rise to my tiptoes to close the distance between us, but couldn’t help myself. I’d missed him, his touch more than I’d thought. The softness, the gentle caress of his lips lightened my head and nearly caved my chest in with the depletion of anxiety.
Zero doubt I belonged to Ethan raged through my body, heightening my already racing pulse. I grabbed hold of his head and sank into him as he slid his tongue into my mouth, weakening my knees.
The brush of Damien against my back raced fire over my skin, pebbling every inch, exposed and beneath clothing. A shift of my hips pressed my ass against his thighs, and he groaned as his hard length rubbed against my lower back.
Forget fire—lava rushed through my veins, and I shuddered, pulling away from Ethan’s mouth, gasping for breath. “I-I’ve never done this before,” I somehow managed to say before trembling took over my body.
“We’ll take things slow,” Ethan whispered, brushing my hair back from my face.
If that’s what you want,” Damien added, the heat of his breath lifting the hairs on my nape.
I bit back a moan as he sandwiched me fully between the two men, tempting all thought to flutter from my mind. My head tipped back onto Damien’s shoulder as I fought to slow my pulse, to catch my breath. He leaned in and kissed Ethan right beside my face.
Kissed Ethan … inches from my face.
Both groaned, and my core liquefied as I stared at their hungry mouths, tongues, and teeth, appearing in flashes as they devoured one another, grinding against me as though I was a conduit between their bodies.
All strength left me, and I sagged between their hardness, my pussy pulsing, thighs squeezing to ease the ache in my clit. I bit my lip at Ethan’s moan, his surrender to Damien’s hold on his hair and control of the kiss.
I’d said I hadn’t come to their condo for sex, but hell if I could think of anything else at that moment.

© Lynn Burke 2018



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Lynn Burke is a full time mother, voracious gardener, and scribbler of spicy romance stories. A country bumpkin turned Bay Stater, she enjoys her chowdah and Dunkin Donuts when not trying to escape the reality of city life.


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Release Boost - The Mafia and His Obsession: Part Two by Lylah James




Title: The Mafia and His Obsession: Part Two
Series: Tainted Hearts #5
Author: Lylah James
Publisher: Limitless Publishing LLC
Genre: Dark Mafia Romance/Adult Romantic Suspense
Release Date: June 11, 2019



Blurb

I've lived in the darkness for so long.
No life. No choice.

The Devil owned me, body and soul - but not my heart. It was the only part of me which could never be claimed...

...or so I thought.

Viktor weaved his way into my heart and imprinted on my soul. He made it clear he was there to stay. Even when the darkness blinded us, he never left my side.

What we share was sweet, untamed and wild.
But it was forbidden, dangerous and the outcome would only be painful.

A game is being played. The arena is a bloodbath, and the Game Masters are brutal. In the end, only one will survive.

Only one King will be left standing.







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Excerpt

Viktor bucked upward, his shaft pressing into me, right where I needed him.  

“You look so fucking beautiful like this,” he muttered thickly. “Flushed, eyes fluttering closed in pleasure, gasping for your next breath, body shuddering. Totally and completely lost in your desire.” 

He rubbed against me…oh…so exquisitely slow. So deliciously slow. My lips parted, a silent moan escaping me. 

“I have seen you happy. Laughing, smiling. I have seen you sad, in tears. I have seen many sides of you. Your daily expressions. When you wake up. Before you go to sleep. While sleeping. But this…𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 is my favorite sight of you, Valerie. When you let go…and let yourself feel the pure, unadulterated lust. When you let me make you feel things…dirty filthy things, when you lose that tight control you’ve got.”

Viktor sat up and my eyes closed as his lips found my throat, kissing and sucking at the sensitive skin there. I was helpless, but I didn’t want to fight this—not anymore.  

“I have missed seeing you blush like this.” His voice vibrated through my body, and I started to feel hotter, tighter, my skin itching with 𝘯𝘦𝘦𝘥.  

He ran his hand up and down my sides before moving to my back. His fingers slid up my spine, leisurely, so slowly…I started to twitch in his arms, rubbing harder against him. My pussy clenched, and I swore I felt the sparks throughout my body. Viktor started to thread his fingers into my hair. He fisted it in his hand and pulled my head back.  

“Open your eyes,” he whispered harshly.  

The moment I opened my eyes, my gaze landed on his. His dark ones were filled with heat, and they were intense. I had to blink and look away.  







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Lylah James uses all her spare time to write. If she is not catching up on sleep, working or writing—she can be found with her nose buried in a good romance book, preferably with a hot alpha male.

Writing is her passion. The voices in her head won’t stop, and she believes they deserve to be heard and read. Lylah James writes about drool worthy and total alpha males, with strong and sweet heroines. She makes her readers cry—sob their eyes out, swoon, curse, rage, and fall in love. Mostly known as the Queen of cliffhanger and the #evilauthorwithablacksoul, she likes to break her readers’ hearts and then mend them again.


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