Monday, 16 January 2017

**Blog Tour** This Time Around by C. Kaye






Book: This Time Around
Author: C. Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance


Synopsis

A Second Chance at Love…

Raef Alvero has been groomed his entire life to take over as CEO of Alvero & Alvero. He’s also spent his entire life trying to please his father…Even if that meant giving up the one woman he ever truly loved. Now fate has intervened. Raef is faced with handling the buyout  and closing down of a chain of hair salons…one in which Gemma works. Five years has passed since Raef decided to leave Gemma, but everything comes rushing back when he walks into the salon. All the pain, all the memories…all the love. And he knows he won’t let her go again. Not ever, no matter what else he has to give up.

Can be a dangerous thing.

Gemma Warren knew the salon franchise had been sold …but she never expected the new owner to show up at the shop –and she really never expected he would be the same 6 feet of seduction who left her heartbroken and pregnant 5 years ago. But what she’s feeling –aside from total shock – isn’t hatred. The feelings of love Raef left her with have just been buried deep in her heart ,and now that he’s back, keeping them secret from him will be as impossible as keeping their daughter a secret. With pictures of little Charlotte displayed all over the salon, Raef would know immediately he had a child. Then what…? Could he ever forgive Gemma for hiding her?
A second chance is all they need, some time to forgive, but there’s a sinister plan already set in motion—one that will threaten not only Raef and Gemma’s happiness, but the life of their little girl. 


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Our Review by Tara


"I sob as my heart breaks. I survived him leaving me once, but I don't know if I can survive it again. Why did I ever trust him?"

What do you do when the love of your life walks out the door?  Do you move on?  Or do what it takes to get them back?

"As I drift in and out of sleep, I know this will be another night filled with dreams of Raef. I tell myself I don’t love him anymore. My dreams tell me I do. "

Gemma and Raef were true loves,  soulmates. But one poor decision puts their relationship to an end.  Gemma held on to a secret that would have turned her relationship with Raef into something more. When Raef let Gemma go, it was all for his father. But when he runs into Gemma again, Raef can't hide the love he's kept inside all those years apart. Can these two lost loves trust each other once again, and let love lead the way. 

"We stand for a moment with inches between us as we stare into each other's eyes. I reach for him and he quickly grabs me, pulling me tightly into him. I feel the wetness of his tear against my cheek. We don't speak any words, we just hold each other. "

C. Kaye put a lot of love into this book, and it shows. Filled with emotion, and twists and turns, This Time Around has you rooting for true love!


Author Bio

Growing up in rural Louisiana, I dreamed of one day being a writer. Although it took many years to achieve that dream, life has been fulfilling along the way. Being a wife and a mother are the things I consider my biggest accomplishments. My family is number one in my eyes. 
By day, I work in a public school finance. At night and on weekends, I become a writer. Outside of work and writing, I enjoy reading, photography and traveling. I am obsessed with all things Disney and Thirty Seconds to Mars. In addition to my husband and son, my three favorite men are Mickey Mouse, Jared Leto and Shannon Leto. 
I can’t forget to mention my two babies, Beaux--our half Yorkie, half Labrador doggie--and Kat--who is actually a cat.  They complete our little family and have helped with our empty-nest since our children have become adults. They are very spoiled and have a hard time understanding why they can’t be in my lap when I am writing.

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Friday, 13 January 2017

** Release Day Blitz** The Grizzly's Tale by Nara Malone





Genre: Virtual Reality/Romance
Book: The Grizzly's Tale
Author: Nara Malone

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Synopsis

Are they strong enough to be her men?
Cunning. Everyone uses the word to describe Katy. In Quarterz, the virtual reality world where men and women compete as hunter or prey, Katy has never been captured. At least, not until the bear clan arrived in the game. Powerful, smart, and straight out of her fantasies, Katy can't always outmaneuver the tests they create.
When the clan challenges her to take their team on in a real game of hunters and prey, she can’t resist the lure.
Is she strong enough to be their woman?
Grizz, Oso, and Kodie are Pantherian bear shifters, born into a culture where men have learned to share and protect their species’ most limited resource—females. They’ve accepted they will never have a Pantherian female as their shared mate.  But can a human female handle a Pantherian, mating trio. If so, will she still want them when she knows what they are?
Are any of them strong enough to outsmart fate?
When the game puts hearts and lives on the line, taking a loss is the only way to win.






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Author Bio

Nara lives on a small farm in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains. When she’s not writing, she loves to run, hike, bike, and kayak. Every story she tells incorporates her love of animals, nature, and adventure.



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The Grizzly's Tale

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Wednesday, 11 January 2017

**Cover Reveal** Shattered (Steel Brothers Saga #7) by Helen Hardt



Shattered (Steel Brothers Saga #7) 

by Helen Hardt

Release Date: 29th August 

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Synopsis

Ryan Steel is known in Snow Creek as the handsomest Steel brother with the most jovial personality. Now that his busy grape harvest and winemaking season is over, he's happy to spend time with his family and help his brothers, Talon and Jonah, celebrate their impending nuptials. The Steels are taking a well-deserved break from the conspiracy surrounding them...until an unlikely woman and a long-buried secret shatter Ryan's world. 

Detective Ruby Lee has been on her own since she was fifteen. When her past collides with the Steel family's mysteries, she's determined to find the truth. She has her own issues, and she's not looking for a relationship, despite her all-consuming attraction to Ryan Steel. The gorgeous dark-haired man gets under her skin anyway...and he needs her. 

Together they explore both of their histories, but those pasts could cost them a future.



Meet The Author:



#1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Helen Hardt’s passion for the written word began with the books her mother read to her at bedtime. She wrote her first story at age six and hasn’t stopped since. In addition to being an award winning author of contemporary and historical romance and erotica, she’s a mother, a black belt in Taekwondo, a grammar geek, an appreciator of fine red wine, and a lover of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. She writes from her home in Colorado, where she lives with her family. Helen loves to hear from readers.





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Tuesday, 10 January 2017

**Cover Reveal** Jasmine: Kings of Guardian (Book 6) by Kris Michaels





Jasmine: Kings of Guardian Book 6 

by Kris Michaels 

Genre: Military Romance 

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Book 6 in the series but all books can be read standalone

Synopsis


Jasmine King loved her chosen profession, until assigned as personal security to Chad Nelson. The sex-fueled country superstar was either a stone cold killer or the target of a deranged psychopath. Regardless, the self-absorbed bad boy was now hers to protect, and she’d be damned if she’d fail—despite the singer’s best efforts to expand her job into a more personal one.

One minute Chad’s the reigning king of country music and in the next, an FBI murder suspect—two murders, actually. As if that’s not bad enough, he’s in the cross-hairs of someone who wants him dead. The distraction of his gorgeous bodyguard couldn’t have come at a worse time.  He’s got a front row seat to the destruction of his wildly successful and carefully constructed life.

When the race to get him to safety reveals pursuit by not only Chad’s enemies but worse, Guardian’s, positions are reversed as the country star reaches back to a military past and helps free Jasmine from a bloody confrontation.  Jasmine realizes Chad is much more than his surface appearance. Perhaps he’s what she’s needed all along.  








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Meet The Author


Kris Michaels is the alter ego of a happily married wife and mother who loves to write erotic romance with a twist of military flavor. A chance meeting and immediate friendship with an established author propelled Kris into a world where her lifelong fantasy of publishing romance novels came true! Her vivid imagination and erotic fantasies evolved into the Kings of Guardian Series now under contract to be published with Troll River Publishing.


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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

**Cover Reveal** Lovin On You by Fabiola Francisco






Book: Lovin' On You

Author: Fabiola Francisco

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: January 30th 2017

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Synopsis:

He’s a cocky musician.

She showed up at a bar in her pajamas.

Is he stalking me?

I call it fate.

He’s cheesy. 

I prefer the term romantic. 

Maybe I was wrong about him. 

I’m determined to make her mine. 

I fell in love with him.

She’s my muse.

Life has other plans for us. 

I’ll fight for her.

I’ll protect his image.

I miss her.

I watch his success from afar.

She’s mine.

I need to fix this.

I’ll give her the kind of love found in country songs. 

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Author Bio:

Fabiola Francisco is a contemporary romance author from South Florida. Writing as been a part of her life since she was a teenager. Even at that age, she dreamed of happy endings with emotional twists. Her novels include Perfectly Imperfect, The Restoring Series, Sweet on You Duet, and Red Lights, Black Hearts.  

Her passion for books and writing has inspired her to write her own stories. She writes novels readers could relate to and grow with. She’s currently working on writing more stories that connect with readers on a deeper.

Fabiola also loves expressing herself through art and spending time in nature. In her spare time, she loves to cuddle with a good book and a glass of wine.

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Tuesday, 27 December 2016

**Release Blitz & Blog Tour** Divine Desire by Audrey Carlan



Divine Desire (The Lotus House Series)

by Audrey Carlan

Release Date: 27th December 2016


Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Synopsis

When veteran yoga instructor Mila Mercado was asked to attend a new class and report back to the studio, she had no idea that the over-confident, ruggedly sexy newbie Atlas Powers was going to teach more than just a very controversial and erotic form of yoga. 

New instructor Atlas Powers has two passions in life: his music career and steamy by-the-book Mila Mercado. He teaches yoga by day and works at his passion by night until the fiery woman walks into his class and gives the term desire a whole new dimension. 

In this wicked hot tale of love and lust, two struggling artists are trying to make their dreams come true. Only one thing gets in the way… until they stop fighting long enough to burn up the sheets and the yoga studio with a divine desire neither of them can avoid.




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Our 5* Review

Divine Desire is HOT!!!!  I knew that Audrey could write hot, steamy books, but this book is off the charts!  The Mc's are so real and their desire for each other is undeniable! 

"I felt like a lunatic caveman, wanting to drag her out of here by her hair, while thumping any man with my homemade tree trunk club who dared to set his eyes on her."

Mia and Atlas both live by they're own rules. Their own fashion sense, their own love of the arts and their own idea of what love is. When their two worlds collide, Mia can no longer deny her feeling for Atlas, and Atlas will do whatever it takes to not let Mia escape back into her own world.  Can Mia and Atlas put their pasts behind them, and allow this new love to dazzle them?

"I loved looking at a man when he was hot for me. Nothing like it in the world. Knowing I had that power over them, to make something on their body positively strain to worship me. Beautiful."

I really enjoy Audrey's books. The use of yoga throughout the book is so fascinating.  Her knowledge and love of yoga and writing really shine through in all of her books, Divine Desire included!  I highly recommend reading Divine Desire and well, all of Audrey's books. 

"Something deeper than I’d experienced with any other woman, sexually or emotionally. I actually wanted more of her. I wanted everything she had to give. Wanted to make her mine for good."

Review by Tara  - 5 stars
Meet The Author


Audrey Carlan is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. She writes wicked hot love stories that are designed to give the reader a romantic experience that’s sexy, sweet, and so hot your ereader might melt. Some of her works include the wildly successful Calendar Girl Serial, Falling Series, and the Trinity Trilogy.

She lives in the California Valley where she enjoys her two children and the love of her life. When she’s not writing, you can find her teaching yoga, sipping wine with her “soul sisters” or with her nose stuck in a wicked hot romance novel.





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Tuesday, 20 December 2016

***Release Blitz*** Melt (Steel Brothers Saga #4) by Helen Hardt




Melt (Steel Brothers Saga #4)

by Helen Hardt

Release Date 20th December 2016

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Synopsis

Jonah Steel is intelligent, rich, and hard-working. As the oldest of his siblings, he was charged by his father to protect them.

He failed in the worst way.

Dr. Melanie Carmichael has her own baggage. Although the renowned therapist was able to help Jonah’s brother, she is struggling with feelings of inadequacy. When the oldest Steel walks into her office seeking solace, she can’t turn her back.

As Melanie and Jonah attempt to work through their issues together, desperately trying to ignore the desire brewing between them, ghosts from both their pasts surface…and danger draws near.



Meet The Author:

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Helen Hardt’s passion for the written word began with the books her mother read to her at bedtime. She wrote her first story at age six and hasn’t stopped since. In addition to being an award winning author of contemporary and historical romance and erotica, she’s a mother, a black belt in Taekwondo, a grammar geek, an appreciator of fine red wine, and a lover of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. She writes from her home in Colorado, where she lives with her family. Helen loves to hear from readers.


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Review


Review by Kristie K.

Another gut-twisting instalment of the Steel Brothers Saga, Ms. Hardt has left me breathless once again…

Just when you think the story can’t get more intense, Ms. Hardt holds that carrot out just a little farther…and adds a cliff…and a few sharp rocks for good measure.  The story picks up where Possession left off, but now the focus is on Jonah Steel.  The oldest of the Steel children, Jonah (Joe) runs the beef side of the ranch, but feels the responsibility of the entire operation, as well as his siblings.  Joe has carried the guilt of his family's secret for 25 years…that fateful day a heavy weight on his heart, a weight he doesn’t feel he deserves to lose.  At his brother’s encouragement, Joe agrees to meet with Talon’s therapist, a gorgeous, leggy blonde that Jonah had met once before at a conference in Denver.  After seeing her again, though, Joe has more than just therapy on his mind.

Melanie Carmichael wonders every day if she is truly capable of helping the patients she treats everyday at her practice in Grand Junction.  With a tragedy of her own in her recent past, Melanie feels inadequate to help when Jonah Steel walks into her office for his first visit.  Ironically his deep sense of guilt resonates within her, as her own guilt eats at her from the inside out.  The attraction they feel for one another is immediate, and so palpable it is like an entity in itself each time they are together.  Though her body desperately wants Jonah, her mind keeps her from acting on it, insisting on keeping the boundaries their professional relationship requires.  When her own tragedy rears it’s head again, Melanie forgets all boundaries and runs straight into the arms of Jonah Steel.  The question is, can she forgive herself enough to let another person in, and can she help Jonah forgive himself?

Ms. Hardt has continued to weave her web in this installment, and the results are every bit as good…or perhaps better…than what we have seen so far.  With every answer, there is another question.  Every straightaway has another turn, and every bridge has a drop.  The storyline in Melt flowed freely, enveloping me in the story and making me turn another page.  The pace was quick, but steady, and the heat nearly singed the inner workings of my kindle.  The characters are every bit as relatable and easy to love as Talon and Jade from the first three books, with maybe a touch more rugged maturity.  As the pieces of their family mystery come together, other threats come to light.  Every move has a counter-move, and the resulting dance is breathtaking.  I absolutely love Joe and Melanie, and am seriously nursing a book hangover as I ponder what could possibly happen next.  The master of the cliffhanger, Ms. Hardt will keep me on edge, questions running through my mind until the next book releases.  Knowing I have to wait until February is a delicious torture…  A slow burn, indeed.

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The Steel Brothers Saga continues........


Burn (Steel Brothers #5) - Releases 14th February 2017

Surrender (Steel Brothers #6) - Releases 16th May 2017