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Available Now! ~ “Cruel Crown” Series: Sekten Duet #2, by Author C. Lymari, Genre: #DarkRomance #RomanticSuspense, #NewRelease ~ #CLymariAuthor @EJBookPromos

Title: Cruel Crown
Series: Sekten Duet #2
Author: C. Lymari
Genre: Dark Romance Suspense
Release Date: September 18, 2020
The Sekt does not forgive.
The Sekt does not forget.
Keeper of secrets and dealers of lies.
We bow to no king, nations, or men.
Crossing us is certain death.
• • • • • •
Mayhem, secrets, and blood:⁣
We were both monsters who lurked in the dark. ⁣
She was a huntress, but I was a wolf. There was no safe haven for her in this world. ⁣
So be careful, my queen, when you wear your cruel crown. It would be a shame to see your blood pouring out. ⁣
The game has started, and the lies will be revealed. One question remains; who will strike out and who will kneel?⁣
• • • • • •
Author’s Note: The Sekten Series is a dark romance series that needs to be read in order. It is intended for mature audiences since there is a lot of graphic content, and it might not be suitable for you if you are easily triggered. Some books will be darker than others, but all are triggering none the less. This is a dark world, so read at your own discretion.
Claudia lives in the Chicagoland suburbs, and when she’s not busy chasing after her adorable little spawn, she’s fighting with the characters in her head. After not being able to keep up with them, she decided enough was enough and wrote her first novel. C. Lymari writes both sweet and dark romances that will give you all the feels. Her other talents include binge watching shows on Netflix and eating all kinds of chips.

#ReleaseBlitz ~ “Unholy Intent” Series: Unholy Union Duet #2 by Author: Natasha Knight, Genre: Dark Romance, Release Date: September 15, 2020 ~ @NatashaKnight13 @GiveMeBooksPR

Title: Unholy Intent
Series: Unholy Union Duet #2
Author: Natasha Knight
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: September 15, 2020


Monsters don’t often look like monsters on the outside.

Forced to marry a man I should hate, I’m now bound to Damian.

I sometimes wonder what he sees when he looks at me. Deer in headlights, I guess.

What I see is clear.

Carnal want.

A man with too much experience.

The night he took me he told me I belong to him. He proved it on our wedding night. And I believe him when he says he’ll keep me safe. He won’t let anyone touch what’s his.

But I can’t forget what he is. Can’t forget the things he’s done.

And no matter what, I can’t let myself fall in love with him.

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“Welcome home, Brother.”
I look up at Damian. Beautiful Damian.
He shifts his gaze to mine. 
“Didn’t I tell you to leave the locked doors alone?” he asks me, but his voice is strange. Echoing in this dusty, forgotten place.
The music starts again. That eerie sound of piano keys played slowly, so fitting to this place, this room, this house. 
My head is spinning. 
The other man, Damian’s brother, says something. His voice is similar to Damian’s but off. Like his face. Wrong.
Damian tucks hair behind my ear. 
I push his hand away, push his arms away. I turn slowly. They’re both watching me now, waiting to see what I’ll do. 
And the tune keeps playing, the chords slow. Sad.
I need to look at him. 
Can they hear my heartbeat? Blood beats like a drum against my ears. 
But I can’t run. I meet a monster at every turn. One standing behind me. The other holding me. 
He warned me about the monsters. How many more hide in this house?
“Cristina,” Damian says. 
I keep turning, my body still pressed to Damian’s.
I’ve taken shelter in my enemy’s arms. 
He’s in my periphery now. The monster. The brother. Tall, like Damian. I see the coat. It’s wet. He was the man walking back toward the house. It wasn’t Damian at all. What is out there that they go to see in the dead of night?

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USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance, Natasha Knight specializes in dark, tortured heroes. Happily-Ever-Afters are almost always guaranteed, but she likes to put her characters through hell to get them there. She’s evil like that.

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#ReleaseBlitz ~ “Dangerous Magic” by Author: Cassandra Faye, Genre: Dark Paranormal Romance, Release Date: September 8, 2020, Available Now! ~ #CassandraFayeAuthor @GiveMeBooksPR

Title: Dangerous Magic
Author: Cassandra Faye
Genre: Dark Paranormal Romance
Release Date: September 8, 2020
A dark pact. A fatal choice. Who will die?Heather never wanted to be a witch. Her family would have been dysfunctional
enough without superpowers, but with them? They’re nightmares.

And all Heather wants to be is normal.

To fall in love without damning the sweet, incredibly hot, and perfectly
dominant man who keeps opening his door every time she shows up vulnerable and
begging for a distraction.

But the Pritchett family doesn’t get happily ever afters. Bound by a curse that
demands blood, they’ll take Heather’s life to keep their gifts if she refuses
to doom another.

With time running out to make her choice, will she give in and claim the
dangerous magic waiting for her?

Or will she sacrifice herself?

NOTE: This book was previously published under the title The Rite under the Jennifer Bene pen name. It has been updated for re-release under her paranormal romance pen name, Cassandra Faye.

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Praise for Dangerous Magic
“It may be a short read, but it’s sweet, and powerful, and
has a beautiful, unexpected twist. I’m in love with Heather’s feisty spirit,
the dark, magical world she lives in, and the amazing Madam Cassandra Faye for
sharing her talent with us.” – Myra Danvers, USA Today Bestselling

“The plot was gripping, it was fast paced
and my heart was racing as I reached the climax of the story. The darkly
seductive edge teased to begin with before it fell over the precipice taking me
with it. An exciting read!” – Ally Vance, Goodreads

“A very unusual story and one that stole my heart with its
unexpected beauty. This was a captivating story with several plot strands that
wove together into one amazing tapestry. There is the moral dilemma plot, the
nasty family plot, the BDSM and keeping secrets plot, just to mention a few.”
– Life in the Book Lane Blog

“This was a well-written, intense, anxiety ridden, ‘Karma is
a Biotch,’ HEA, paranormal romance! You cannot go wrong by reading it.” – Terri
Trawets, Goodreads

“This story begins on a slightly dark note, dips way down,
and then gradually builds into something that’s light with laugh out loud
moments and the happily ever after is so sweet, I’m still smiling.” – Leslie
Obrien, Goodreads

“Holy. Smokes. This book has humor, twists and turns, an
HEA, sooo much heat, a delicious bit of darkness, characters that feel real
they are so well defined, a story that is intriguing, it is edited well, I
literally couldn’t ask for anything more!” – Lanai Dameron, Goodreads
Author Bio
Cassandra Faye lives in Texas where she’s done nothing but fantasize
about other worlds her entire life. Constantly daydreaming about ancient
powers, faerie realms, old gods, and how seriously dangerous unicorns would be
if they existed, Cassandra writes the stories she’s always craved. Taking
paranormal and fantasy worlds, mixing them in with modern day, and adding a
dash of darkness.

So, if you enjoy those fairy tales that were a
little more grimm, or if you ever wondered just how bad the villains
could be as you held on for that happily-ever-after, then you might be just the
person she’s writing for.

Cassandra also writes dark contemporary romance
as Jennifer Bene. You can find her online throughout social media with username
@jbeneauthor and on her website:


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#ReleaseBlitz ~ “The God” Series: Bratva Blood #3, by Author: SR Jone,s Genre: Dark Romance/Romantic Suspense, Release Date: August 30, 2020, Available Now! ~ @skyejromance @GiveMeBooksPR


Title: The God

Series: Bratva Blood #3

Author: SR Jones
Genre: Dark Romance/Romantic Suspense
Release Date: August 30, 2020


Bohdan. His name means given by God.
He seemed to be.
With a body to rival Adonis, a sharp mind, and the face of an angel.
Pity his soul was
forged by the devil himself.
He was the boy I
He was the boy
who broke me.
I never wanted to
see him again.
Now–he’s back.
Dasha. My ballerina, with the red hair and the bluest eyes.
The girl who
betrayed me.
The girl who lied
to me.
The girl I still
see as mine.
Mine to love.
Mine to hate.
Mine to either
reap unholy vengeance on, or ply with endless love.
She thinks our
story is over.
I say it’s only
just begun.
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Author Bio
Hi guys.
I’m Skye, a paranormal and contemporary romance author from rainy Northern
England. I write Paranormal romance as Skye Jones, and steamy dark romance as
S.R. Jones.
The one thing my books in both genres have in common are gritty themes, and
alpha heroes who are damaged but oh-so-redeemable!

When I’m
not writing, I’m either walking my dogs, drinking coffee, or watching my fave
TV shows such as The Sopranos, McMafia, and Little House on the Prairie, yep I
have eclectic taste!
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#CoverReveal ~ Duet: Boys of Trinity Hall” by Author: MV Ellis, Genre: Dark Romance, “Take You” Release Date: September 22, 2020 ~”Make You” Release Date: September 29, 2020! ~ @authormvellis @EJBookPromos

Series Duet: Boys of Trinity Hall
Author: MV Ellis
Genre: Dark Romance
Cover Design: Opium House Creatives

Title: Take You
Release Date: September 22, 2020

Revenge is a dish best served now
Let players play, let haters hate
I need my revenge, don’t make me wait

Revenge is a dish I’ll be serving cold
You don’t know it yet, but it will be bold

Before I take revenge I’ll dig two graves
One for my conscience, the other for your shame

Revenge is sweet, but I’m definitely not
I’m applying the heat until you’re too hot
Revenge is a dish best served cold
The best revenge is being me until I’m old

The past is in the past, where it belongs
Let’s leave it alone, can’t right those wrongs

I’ve paid the price, pay dearly every day
No need to hurt me, I’m hurting anyway

I’ll pay for what I did, with my heart and soul

Will you take me down, is that your goal?



Title: Make You
Release Date: September 29, 2020


Loyalty tied us together, but love could tear us apart
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
We’ll work together, we’ll expose the truth

I’ll have his back, like he has mine
We’ve kept our secret for such a long time

At the end of the day, when we both fall
We’ll fight fire with fire, winner takes all

Our bond is strong, we’re close as can be
With you between us, can we be three?

A rose by another name, was I ever sweet?
When I’m scared can you hear my heart beat?

When I’m alone at night, can you hear my thoughts?
Can you feel my regret for all those taunts?

If I should die before I wake will you care?
Or dance on the grave you helped me make?
When I fall for you, I’ll fall hard and deep
Why do you make me tremble and weep?



MV ELLIS knows what it’s like to fall head over heels in love with a badass musician. She followed her heart halfway around the world to be with one. She moved from London to Sydney after a steamy holiday romance with a sexy bass player in sultry Brazil.
Twelve years, two children and a dog later, and she’s still smitten. All this with a guy she sat next to on a bus for 36 hours! She has toured internationally as a ‘WAG’, and her experiences inspire her writing.
Ellis’ love of romance began when she was 11 years old, after a summer spent secretly reading her auntie’s books. She’s been a sucker for an alpha hero and strong heroine ever since.
An avid reader, Ellis always knew that she’d write a book of her own one day. She was right about that. Following a career spanning advertising, marketing, and social media, she finally wrote Catching London in 2017. She has continued to expand the Heartless Few series beyond Catching London, with releases planned through to 2020. In addition, she has launched a new four-part
series, Rough Ink series, set in the sexy world of a New York tattoo studio. Expect the same sexy badass guys, angst galore, witty banter, scorching bedroom scenes, and kickass sassy women; but with a whole new world, and cast of characters to get to know and love. Zed, the first book in the series launched in June 2019.


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