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RELEASE BLITZ: Entitled by Carlie Yates ~ #RomanticSuspense


Title: Entitled 
Author: Carlie Yates 
Genre: Romance, Suspense 
Series: Entangled #1
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We all know that girl who has it all: The cheerleader with the bottomless bank account, designer clothing, who lives in the coveted house on the hill, is dating the most popular guy in school, and has an endless stream of admirers. 

She’s Catherine Garner… and anything she wants, she gets.

Until her mother’s boyfriend moves in. 

And he brings his kids with him.

Now she’s forced to share her space with Brody Harris, who sulks around in baggy clothes that look like they’re from the bottom of a bargain bin. The last thing she wants is to be seen with this plain, ordinary boy who drives an old, rusted out car and always has his nose in a book.

Everything changes when she uncovers dark secrets that Brody has been forced to carry in silence. Suddenly, she finds herself forming an alliance with the one person who had dared to challenge her and had been nothing more than a pain in her ass.

As lines start to blur and her relationship with Brody begins to grow, Catherine questions everything she believed about her once-perfect world.





Carlie Yates has been writing stories since she was in the fifth grade, convinced that if she didn’t get her thoughts and characters down on paper, her head would ‘plode; it could be ex- or im-, but either way, it wouldn’t be pretty. Inspired by S.E. Hinton, she always said that when she grew up, she would be a published author. This Midwest mom of boys has addictions to reading, road trips, hair dye, and the Oxford comma, and is thoroughly convinced at any given time the theme track to ‘My Three Sons’ will start playing in the background of her home.
She is currently working on “Entrapped,” book 2 of the Entangled series, and renouncing her pledge to grow up.




AVAILABLE NOW! ~ Some Kind Of Tomorrow by Kay Blake ~ #YAContemporary


Title: Some Kind Of Tomorrow
Author: Kay Blake 
Genre: Young Adult. Contemporary
Cover Designed by: Les
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17-year-old Libby Reid has always been told life can only be lived forward not backward. Libby’s chronically ill and she spends her time counting down the days until she has another flare. But that all changes when she meets Matt.

Matt Ramírez is an 18-year-old boy who loves music, games and having a good time. But underneath he wants the world to see him. Really see him. And Libby sees him in ways no one has ever seen him before.

Deciding to make their last summer as teens memorable, they make a bucket list of things to do. Together they find adventure, friendship, love and most of all understanding.



“What are you doing?”
I raised an eyebrow, holding up my book. “Reading.”
“What book?”
I turned it to show him the cover.
“Ah! A classic. Though I think I’ve outgrown Harry Potter.”
My eyes narrowed. “What do you mean?”
“I just feel that I’m too old for those books. It was fun when I was eleven,” he said with a shrug.
That did it. He spouted ridiculous things, and I didn’t plan on spending my summer listening to them.
“Well, Matthew, I’m sure the millions of other people who love Harry as much as I do would disagree. There is no age limit on the story or the friendship. You’re just saying absurd things. There is no age limit to enjoy what Harry Potter gave the world. So even if I’m seventy and want to read this book, I will do so proudly!” I said, my tone indignant.
He studied me in a way that made me falter a bit under his stare. “You seem to take your Harry Potter very seriously.”
“Yes, I do.”
He nodded. “Okay. I get that, I guess. But I do think you need to loosen up a bit. You seem on edge.”
“How do you know I’m on edge? I don’t even know you,” I said, my brow raised and disdain evident.
A wide grin spread across his face. “No, but you will.”
“What if I don’t want to get to know you?”
His smile faltered a bit, then he straightened his shoulders. “Well, I would say that is pretty mean, but we will be friends. Count on it.”
A part of me wanted to slap the confident look right off his face. He annoyed me something fierce. He was like a bug that kept flying around your face. No matter how many times you swiped at it, it kept coming back.
“Do you read Harry all the time?” he asked, swiftly changing the subject.
“Yes. It is one of my go-to books. I love the series. One of my favorite things is the superb world building. If I were a writer, I would love to dabble in that world.” I said it with so much conviction, I found myself smiling at his amused expression.
“Well, with an argument like that, maybe I’m wrong. Maybe you can convince me otherwise.”
I huffed. “Maybe I don’t want to.”
“Are you always this mean?”
“Are you always this irritating?” I retorted, one eyebrow raised.
“I’m whatever a person needs me to be. Maybe I’m funny and you’re just too mean to admit it.”
That made me chuckle. “You think really highly of yourself, don’t you? I can tell you right now that you are not funny. You’re a big pain in my ass. And I don’t know why you’re so focused on making me talk to you when I’m reading. Don’t you have something to do? It’s summer. I’m sure you have tons of friends and things to do in this nice weather.”
“In the grand scheme of things, we all have something to do, don’t we? People to see. New things to try. We all want to be doing things, but do we ever stop and just take a minute to smell the roses? Enjoy the sunset? I can bet you most people don’t.”
“And how can you say that when you don’t know most people?”
“I know how people are. I know they tend to do a lot more worrying about life than actually living it.”
I said nothing. In a strange way, he was right. We were all so worried about our problems. That was me almost every single day.
Kay is an award winning author who writes sassy, sexy and sweet contemporary and interracial romance. She is from arguably the greatest city in the world. (New York). She is a sarcastic sweetheart who prefers snuggling at home with a good book. Kay is a mom of 3 cubs and a wife. Kay indulges in strawberry cheesecake, horror movies, Harry Potter, The Walking Dead, wrestling and of course a happily ever after. She is also the creator of Bookish Brown Girls, a platform dedicated to promoting books written by women of color.  


AVAILABLE NOW! ~ Savage Protector by E.M. Gayle ~ #MCRomance


Title: Savage Protector 
Author: E. M. Gayle 
Genre: MC Romance 
Series: Outlaw Justice Trilogy #1 
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I didn’t plan to runaway from my wedding. I also didn’t mean to run into a badass like HIM.

What can I say?
Houston Reed is an irresistible combination of ink, leather and muscle who looks like sex and trouble.
His piercing blue eyes not only see right through me, they promise the kind of night that I will never forget.
Finding the perfect stranger on the second worst day of my life might be crazy, but I had no where else to go. The moment I ran from my fake fairy tale life, I left everything behind. 
Except the danger. My world is soaked in it. 
I am being hunted like ordinary prey, but this mafia princess isn’t going down without one unforgettable night. 











E.M. Gayle is a Top 10 New York Times bestselling author devoted to writing romances for readers who love hot and dirty alpha males. She is best known as the creator of the popular Purgatory Masters, but she won’t stop there. Her Outlaw Justice Trilogy and What Alex Wants Duets are hotter than ever!

She lives in a small town across the water from Seattle where you are likely to find her writing books, hunting treasure or watching super hero movies at her favorite nearby theater. She and her real life hero husband (he spends his days in a Blackhawk helicopter and his nights on his motorcycle.) love to take pictures, many of which you can see on her Instagram page AuthorEMGayle.



AVAILABLE NOW: Davan Part One,A Barber Shop Ink Novel by Penny Blush

Title: Davan Part 1
Series: A Barber Shop Ink Novel
Author: Penny Blush
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 3, 2019




I met the woman of my dreams at my sister’s wedding.
I was standing on the edge of the dance floor talking with my cousin when she walked right up and asked me to dance. A woman has never approached me like that before, bold and full of confidence. I’m a big guy and in my military dress uniform I can appear to be quite intimidating.
My size didn’t faze her though, she walked right up grabbed my hand and dragged me out onto the dance floor.
I met the woman of my dreams at my sister’s wedding.
Too bad I am already married.






My name is Penny Blush, I love all things book and book related. I’m hoping that the people who make the James Bond movies will call me to ask to use my name as the next Bond Girl *Fingers Crossed*
When I’m not hoping for the Bond people to contact me, I can usually be found with my nose in a book. Getting lost in a story or thinking about stories I would like to write.
I’m Australian, I love to sing, and Christmas is my favourite time of the year. I believe in magic, fairies, the power of the universe and that everything happens for a reason.
Basically, I’m a crazy person, and I’m ok with that, at least my life is not boring!




RELEASE: Jasper (War & Piece Chronicles Book 2) by Cory Cyr

Title: Jasper
Series: War & Piece Chronicles Book 2
Author: Cory Cyr
Genre: Romance/Mystery/Comedy (stand alone)
Release Date: May 3, 2019 
Jasper Kendrick… British, brooding, and dark, he hid his past when he came to work for Virgin Islands Personal Fitness. As the face of VIP, he keeps his bad-boy image buried beneath expensive designer suits and with copious amounts of sex. But even his wealth and good looks can’t drive out the demons that haunt him.


He couldn’t save them, but he can save her. Even so, it just maybe her that saves him.


Daisy Jones… Despite being born in Sweet Birch Hollow, the backwoods of Tennessee, she is a gifted country girl with formal degrees in all aspects of accounting. After becoming an FBI informant, she has to hide from her criminal husband, who wants her dead. On the run, she takes the position as a financial executive at VIP.


Her first meeting with Jasper is anything but cordial. But when the cold, mysterious man offers his protection, she can’t refuse, and when he all but moves her into his home—


It seems there may be more than a war brewing on the horizon.






RELEASE BLITZ: Needing Forever Vol. 1 by Terri Anne Browning, Genre: Rockstar Romance Available Now!


Title: Needing Forever Vol. 1
Author: Terri Anne Browning
Genre: Rockstar Romance
Release Date: April 30, 2019


From The
Rocker… series by USA Today
Bestselling author Terri Anne Browning comes a collection of novellas featuring
some of your favorite characters.
The lead
singer for Alchemy was my first crush…and my first kiss. But when I overheard a
phone call after that mind-blowing embrace, I knew I was just a game to him.
It was time
to get back to reality.
But I never
expected Bishop to show up at my job.
All my
adult life, my parents’ condemnation followed me, reminding me I’m not worth
loving. When I fell for Rhett Tomlinson, their hateful vow that I would never
find someone to love the real me only echoed louder. Time after time, I pushed
him out of my life, until he finally gave up and walked away for good.
Yet the
pain my parents’ words once caused me was nothing compared to the agony of
being without Rhett. I just prayed to all of Emmie’s gods that he was willing
to take one more chance on me.
So, I met a
guy… But you probably already knew that. He saved my life, after all. You are
my guardian angel, so I’m sure you’ve got my back. Because when I needed help
the most, you dropped Kaden Carmichael straight into my world.
But the
real thing I want to tell you is….
I think I
love him.
Only my
heart isn’t my own, so I can’t give it to him. This is your heart that beats
inside my chest, the one part of you that still remains now that you can’t be
beside me.
Michelle. Let me give it to him.
eternal best friend,


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Author Bio

Terri Anne
Browning is a USA TODAY bestselling author. Being dyslexic, she never thought a
career in writing would be possible, yet she has been on bestselling lists
multiple times since 2013. Reese: A Safe Haven Novella was her first Indie
published book. The Rocker Who Holds Me changed the tables and kicked off The
Rocker… series featuring the sinfully delicious members of Demon’s Wings. The
Rocker… Series is now complete with 12 books and the occasional novella.
Other books by Terri Anne include the Angel’s Halo MC Series, as well as The
Lucy & Harris Novella Series, The Vitucci Mafiosos Series, and The Tainted
Knights Rocker Series.

Terri Anne lives in Virginia with her husband, their three demons—err,
children–and a hyper Frenchie named Grunt.


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RELEASE BLITZ: Romantic Comedy, Fluffy by Julia Kent is Available Now!


Title: Fluffy
Author: Julia Kent
Genre: Romantic Comedy/Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 30, 2019


An all-new STANDALONE from New York Times bestselling author Julia Kent
It all started with the wrong Help Wanted ad. Of course it did.
I’m a professional fluffer. It’s NOT what you think. I stage homes for a
living. Real estate agents love me, and my work stands on its own merits.
Sigh. Get your mind out of the gutter. Go ahead. Laugh. I’ll wait.
See? That’s the problem. My career has used the term “fluffer” for
decades. I didn’t even know there was a more… lascivious definition of the
Until it was too late.
The ad for a “professional fluffer” on Craigslist seemed like divine
intervention. My last unemployment check was in the bank. I was desperate. Rent
was due. The ad said cash paid at the end of the day.
The perfect job!
Staging homes means showing your best angle. The same principle applies
in making a certain kind of movie. Turns out a “fluffer” doesn’t arrange
decorative pillows on a couch.
They arrange other soft, round-ish objects.
The job isn’t hard. Er, I mean, it is — it’s about being hard. Or, well…
helping other people to be hard.
Oh, man…
And that’s the other problem. A man. No, not one of the stars on the
movie set. Will Lotham – my high school crush. The owner of the house where
we’re filming. Illegally. In a vacation rental.
By the time the cops show up, what I thought was just a great house
staging gig turned into a nightmare involving pictures of me with a naked star,
Will rescuing me from an arrest, and a humiliating lesson in my own naivete.
My job turned out to be so much harder than I expected. But you know
what’s easier than I ever imagined?
Having all my dreams come true.


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“I can’t
tonight. I have a date,” I blurt out, remembering David. The dating app. The
asshole who isn’t an asshole.
Yet. I
haven’t met him, so that judgment remains withheld.
“A date?”
Will asks, intrigued.
“Yes. A
date. You know, that thing where you go out with someone who has no intention
of really getting to know you and you spend the entire time eating bread that
doesn’t taste as good as your date claims and trying to decide whether to
initiate rescue-text sequences with your mom.”
your idea of a date?”
“That is my
actual experience of every date I’ve had since college.”
dating the wrong guys.” He holds my gaze for just a little too long. I look
“I have to
keep fishing in the pond if I ever want to catch a different one.”
“If that’s
the way you talk to your dates, I am beginning to understand why they all turn
out so badly.”
accuse me of being a bad date. I’m a great date! I Google the guy in advance
and read his LinkedIn profile. I make sure I don’t wear super-tall heels in
case he lied about his height on his dating profile. I pretend to care about
all his hobbies and don’t reveal that I’m secretly tallying all the
micro-aggressions he’s sending my way during appetizers and wine. And if he
makes it to dessert, well–” I falter.
“You never make
it to dessert, do you?” Will asks, eyebrows up. He drops them quickly, wincing.
not that I don’t. He doesn’t!”
“He ditches
“No! No!
It’s just that he always has a thing.”
“A thing?”
“A work
emergency. Or a dog with a twisted bowel. Or a grandma in the ER.”
“How many
guys used the twisted-canine-intestine thing?”
“Three.” I
sit down and sag against his teenage desk, elbows sliding forward, fingers deep
in my hair. “I looked it up. There’s an entire subreddit devoted to inventive
ways to get out of a bad date.”
“And yet
here you are.” He leans against the edge of his desk. “Trying again.”
“I’m a
His eyes
gleam. “Maybe you should start your dates with that line. ‘Hi. I’m Mallory
Monahan. I’m a masochist.’ You’d definitely make it to dessert.”
Author Bio
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Julia Kent
writes romantic comedy with an edge. From billionaires to BBWs to new adult
rock stars, Julia finds a sensual, goofy joy in every contemporary romance she
writes. Unlike Shannon from Shopping for
a Billionaire
, she did not meet her husband after dropping her phone in a
men’s room toilet (and he isn’t a billionaire). She lives in New England with
her husband and three sons in a household where the toilet seat is never, ever,


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RELEASE BLITZ & REVIEW: Return of the Prince, Series: The Royal Elite Prince Duet #1, Genre: Contemporary Romance, Available Now! ~ My Rating 5 Stars!


Title: Return of the Prince
Series: The Royal Elite Prince Duet #1

Author: Nana Malone

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 30, 2019


I’ve been a prince in exile, but I’m finally going home,
tarnished crown and all. This time, I won’t let anyone keep me away…
Not Ariel, the woman I left behind. Not the killer on my tail. Hell, not even
my cousin—the king—can stop me.

Unlike my conniving brother, I have no designs on the throne. Let better men

But I do have a score to settle.

Everything was going just fine until Ariel is assigned to my protection detail.
Little Miss Hates My Ass will ruin everything.

One look at her and I know it’s not over between us. All I have to do is
convince her I never forgot her…and not get dead in the process.



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My Review:
5 Stars
Well so far this book is really good. Since this is part of a duet, I will have to wait until part two comes out to get a resolution. One thing I really like about this book, and the author’s writing, is all of the suspense and intrigue wrapped up in the romance. In addition, there are so many emotions rolling all around these pages. And it seems like there’s more than one thing going on, instead of there just being one main plot. That is an aspect I’m really enjoying because the author keeps me guessing.

Ariel and Tristan are the main characters. He is a Prince and in addition to Ariel owning her own security firm, she works for the king as well. Ariel and Tristan have a past and haven’t seen each other for 10 years. And when they finally come face-to-face, it is not a happy moment. There is a story here which I cannot tell you about without spoilers. The romance, between Ariel and Tristan, unfolds slowly and will have you wondering who was in the wrong. I have to admit, that it was difficult to like Tristan for most of this half of the duet. He seemed to be a good person, and obviously has a good heart, but it’s also obvious that he doesn’t make the right choices. He frustrated me too often. He was hot and cold and I didn’t like how he was treating Ariel. However, he redeems himself worthy of my admiration in the last pages. There is a cliffhanger so be patient, Book two in the duet is expected to release soon after. I can’t wait.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it 😊

Coming Soon
Releasing May 21, 2019


Author Bio
USA Today Bestselling Author, NANA MALONE’s love of all
things romance and adventure started with a tattered romantic suspense she
borrowed from her cousin on a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana at a precocious
thirteen. She’s been in love with kick butt heroines ever since.
With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner
Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own
characters. Waiting for her chance at a job as a ninja assassin, Nana, meantime
works out her drama, passion and sass with fictional characters every bit as
sassy and kick butt as she thinks she is.

The books in her series have been on multiple Amazon Kindle
and Barnes & Noble best seller lists as well as the iTunes Breakout Books
list and most notably the USA Today Bestseller list.

Until that ninja job comes through, you’ll find Nana working
hard on additional books for her series as well as other fun, sassy romances
for characters that won’t leave her alone. And if she’s not working or hiding
in the closet reading, she’s acting out scenes for her husband, daughter and
puppy in sunny San Diego.

Want to hit me up? Just email me:
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RELEASE BLITZ: His Little Wife Lie by Sloan Storm, Contemporary Romance


Title: His Little Wife Lie

Author: Sloan Storm

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 26, 2019


That’s what Griff Foster said right after he asked me to be
his wife.

Sweet, isn’t he?

Let’s be real: his proposal had nothing to do with romance.
Falling in love isn’t in his DNA. With piercing blue eyes and a hard body to
match, he goes through women like candy.
But he saved my life.
I promised I’d repay him. I should learn when to keep my
mouth shut.

Griff needs a Mrs. Right Now, and he’s convinced I’m the perfect actress.

In case I have any doubts, there are seven badly needed
zeroes on a check with my name on it to help make up my mind.
We’re totally fake. Nothing but lies.

Except the way his lips feel on mine.

Except the way his touch sets my body ablaze.

Except the way my soul aches when he looks into my eyes.

He says that without me, he loses everything.

But if I’ve got the upper hand, why does it feel like he’s in control?

There’s only one thing missing from this arrangement.

What happens to my heart when it’s over?


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Free in Kindle Unlimited
That was it!
What kind
of fucking game was he trying to play? I made a complete fool out of myself,
then he tried to turn it around on me! No one was going to treat me like this, especially not him.
Once in my
room, I raced toward the closet, grabbed my bag, and dragged it out. Fuck this place!
Tiny Me
chimed in. No, no! Wait! What are you
doing? The money!
don’t care about the money!” I yelped, clutching my fingers into fists.
“Don’t you understand? I care about him!” Oh shit. No. No.
I sensed a
presence in the doorway. “What did you say?”
away from me.” I spun in place, biting my lip and sputtering hate.
“I’m leaving. You can’t stop me.”
He didn’t
listen. Of course. I mean, why start
right toward me, Griff continued, “You said you cared about me. Don’t try
and deny it.”
Yeah, no
kidding. You ass. “Of course, I
do! Jesus! Do you know how many men I’ve offered my virginity to? Do you? Take
a wild guess.”
didn’t respond. What could he say? He already knew the answer.
I poked him
in the chest. “Just one. Guess how that went over?”
nostrils flared. His eyes narrowed. I was pissing him off. Well. Good! Now he knew how I felt!
I snarled, edging past him.
I felt the
handle of my suitcase rip free from my hand. By the time I turned to look and
see what happened, he’d swept me up me in his arms, racing for the bed.
me down!” I floated in his embrace until he slammed me with a thump,
pinning me beneath him. Struggle was useless, but I gave it everything I had,
jerking from side-to-side until the instant his lips found mine.
Oh fuck. No! Yes. Yes. Yeeessss…
The passion
from his kiss ripped through my body like wildfire, reigniting the embers he
left smoldering inside of me with his refusal. Griff’s pelvis pressed into me,
the impossible hardness between his legs threatened to reawaken my lust into an
inferno until my wits returned.
I gasped, breaking my mouth free. My palms went flat, shoving against his
torso. “Get off of me!”
His gaze
gave me the answer. Never. Griff
ignored my pleas and gripped harder, making me feel he’d crush me into dust if
I uttered another word. Reaching up, I clawed and scratched, digging my nails
into the steel of his thick chest. But my rage only stoked him, and he groaned,
his mouth invading mine again, filling it with his tongue. My resistance turned
to vapor, whisps of hate floating away from me while Griff took what he wanted.
At last, he
pulled away. I looked at him, my vision glassy from the struggle, each of us
fighting for a breath.
can’t.” I exhaled. “It’s a mistake.”
Wait. That wasn’t no. Was it?
He licked
his lips and sank his pelvis deeper, driving it hard between my legs. I stifled
a whimper.
right,” he hummed, reaching for one of my tits, cupping it in his grasp. Uhhh. My eyes rolled back in my head,
his touch had me on the verge of blackout.
the biggest mistake of all,” he warned. “No turning back. No way
No way out. His words reached into my soul, giving me the
answer my brain couldn’t. I don’t want
one. Don’t give me one. If you do, I might take it.
Griff moved over me, a shadow threatening the last shreds of my chastity. With
my legs spread and my innocence at risk, I inched my mouth toward his lips when
he whispered his final threat.
Author Bio
Sloan Storm pens imaginative yarns based on dominant men and
the women who challenge them. As such, power plays and passion are the heart of
each and every story.
The writer’s creative tendencies may drift as the mood
strikes, but the essence of all tales told wind up back at the same place…
the polarizing difference between the sexes.
After all, what else is there in life?
When not glued to a keyboard creating tales of whimsy, Sloan
loves to talk to fans! If you want to connect, you can do it in any number of
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