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New Release: “Never Got Over You” By Author S.L. Scott, #ContemporarySecondChanceRomance #AvailableNow with Audible ~ @slscottauthor @WildfireMarket1

 

Release Date: January 14

 

 

 

The universe shifts, and our stars realign.

 

 

I’d sworn off men. And then I met Nick Christiansen.

Technically, I fell for him, literally, the moment I landed in his quarterback-sized arms and looked into those soulful eyes. I blame the rum. Or was it tequila? 

Spoiler alert: It was those delectable dimples.

Either way, Nick was stupidly handsome and ridiculously charming. He held me like he cared and listened to me like I mattered. Captivated by great conversation and rock-hard abs, Nick had me reconsidering the “No Men” promise I’d made myself.

I still regret walking away the next day.
~
I can’t stop thinking about the one who got away. But then I run right into Natalie St. James. 

She’s still unwittingly gorgeous, if not more so, and as wildly quirky as I remember.

Sidebar: She’s on a date.

What do I expect? For her to still be thinking about me? 

I still regret what happens next. 

We didn’t get the love story we deserved the first time, then I screwed up our second chance. When the universe shifts and our stars realign, is the third time a charm? 
 
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He shoves his hands in his pockets and rocks back on his heels. “About that date? The offer still stands if you’re up for it.”

“Tonight?”

“Right now.”

Checking my watch, I purse my lips in thought. “I don’t know. I’m coming off a bad date, so that puts a lot of pressure on you to redeem my night. If you don’t, that will be two bad dates in one night. Might be a record.”

“I’m up for the challenge.” I knew he was, but I love that he takes the bait . . . I mean, up to the task. When he looks at me, it’s as if he sees my thoughts, and my cheeks heat in response. Taking a few steps closer, so close that my eyes dip closed as if I’m about to be kissed, he says, “As I see it, we have several options.” 

Playing off how bad I just misread that situation—again, I might add, recalling the last rejection from him that I barely survived—I tap my eye as if dust invaded the corner. “Sorry,” I reply, blinking like a crazy person. Lowering my arm, I latch my good eye onto him. “Several options, you say? Do tell.”

He gives me a second full once-over and then rubs the pad of his thumb over his bottom lip as if he’s devising a plan. The intensity of his eyes lands back on me. “We can get a drink at a nearby bar. Or maybe you’re up to hang out at my hotel suite . . . or your place. Whatever you want to do, I’m all yours.”

“Are you?”

A smirk splits his lips. “Since Catalina, but that’s old news, and I want to hear about the new you.”

“Like?”

“Natalie in New York versus you in California.”

Undecided on what I want to do, I look down the street one way and then the other, but with him standing so close, his scent has our past trickling back into my memories. I turn back to face him. “I know a place not too far from here. It’s low-key at this hour, but then turns into an after-hours dance club.”

“I prefer low key.” 

“Then we have ourselves a date.”

We make it to the corner before he says, “You look good, by the way.”

“Thanks. You aren’t so shabby yourself.” The sound of his laughter is addicting, and don’t get me started on that cute smile. I’d almost forgotten about those dimples. 

He playfully knocks his elbow into mine. “Looking on the bright side paid off.”

“How so?”

“You told me that if we look on the bright side, we won’t be strangers the next time we meet. And here we are—not strangers.”

“At the time, it was one of my wiser pieces of free advice.” 

“What about now?”

“I’d tell you to get my phone number. Much wiser, but you know, we could reintroduce ourselves and share our numbers just in case one of us goes MIA.” Hint. Hint. Hint.

 

 

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Narrators: Aiden Snow & Brooke Bloomingdale
 
 
Meet S.L. Scott
 
New York Times and USA Bestselling Author, S. L. Scott, was always interested in the arts. She grew up painting, writing poetry and short stories, and wiling her days away lost in a good book and the movies.
 
 
With a degree in Journalism, she continued her love of the written word by reading American authors like Salinger and Fitzgerald. 
 
She was intrigued by their flawed characters living in picture perfect worlds, but could still debate that the worlds those characters lived in were actually the flawed ones. 
 
This dynamic of leaving the reader invested in the words, inspired Scott to start writing with emotion while interjecting an underlying passion into her own stories.
 
Living in the capital of Texas with her family, Scott loves traveling and avocados, beaches, and cooking with her kids. She’s obsessed with epic romances and loves a good plot twist. She dreams of seeing one of her own books made into a movie one day as well as returning to Europe. Her favorite color is blue, but she likens it more toward the sky than the emotion. Her home is filled with the welcoming symbol of the pineapple and finds surfing a challenge though she likes to think she’s a pro.


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Cover Reveal: “Never Got Over You” By S.L. Scott, #ContemporarySecondChanceRomance Release Date: January 14th 2021 ~ @slscottauthor @WildfireMarket1

 

Release Date: January 14

 

Cover Designer: RBA Design

Photographer: Regina Wamba

Models: Claire & Noah Villalobos

 

 

The universe shifts, and our stars realign.

 

 

I’d sworn off men. And then I met Nick Christiansen.

Technically, I fell for him, literally, the moment I landed in his quarterback-sized arms and looked into those soulful eyes. I blame the rum. Or was it tequila? 

Spoiler alert: It was those delectable dimples.

Either way, Nick was stupidly handsome and ridiculously charming. He held me like he cared and listened to me like I mattered. Captivated by great conversation and rock-hard abs, Nick had me reconsidering the “No Men” promise I’d made myself.

I still regret walking away the next day.
~
I can’t stop thinking about the one who got away. But then I run right into Natalie St. James. 

She’s still unwittingly gorgeous, if not more so, and as wildly quirky as I remember.

Sidebar: She’s on a date.

What do I expect? For her to still be thinking about me? 

I still regret what happens next. 

We didn’t get the love story we deserved the first time, then I screwed up our second chance. When the universe shifts and our stars realign, is the third time a charm? 
 

 

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Meet S.L. Scott
 
New York Times and USA Bestselling Author, S. L. Scott, was always interested in the arts. She grew up painting, writing poetry and short stories, and wiling her days away lost in a good book and the movies.
 
 
With a degree in Journalism, she continued her love of the written word by reading American authors like Salinger and Fitzgerald. She was intrigued by their flawed characters living in picture perfect worlds, but could still debate that the worlds those characters lived in were actually the flawed ones. This dynamic of leaving the reader invested in the words, inspired Scott to start writing with emotion while interjecting an underlying passion into her own stories.
 
Living in the capital of Texas with her family, Scott loves traveling and avocados, beaches, and cooking with her kids. She’s obsessed with epic romances and loves a good plot twist. She dreams of seeing one of her own books made into a movie one day as well as returning to Europe. Her favorite color is blue, but she likens it more toward the sky than the emotion. Her home is filled with the welcoming symbol of the pineapple and finds surfing a challenge though she likes to think she’s a pro.


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Surprise Release! ~ “Redemption” by Jessica Kilde, #ContemporaryRomance is #AvailableNow ~ @jessikaklide #DSPRServices

★✩★ SURPRISE RELEASE ★✩★

REDEMPTION

By JESSIKA KLIDE

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Trope: Friends to Lovers | Second chance

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55818924-redemption

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Available in Kindle Unlimited

Redemption is the newest edition to Jessika Klide’s Heroes For Hire Romance series.

BLURB:

Meet Zane Lockhart, former Navy SEAL, now Las Vegas K9 Cop. A cocky, hard-ass, his “Bah Humbug, Mother….” earned him the nickname Sergeant Scrooge. His pooch partner Batman and him make a striking dynamic duo and are featured on the cover of the Faces of the Force Calendar.

When Vegas showgirl Laura Smith comes across her first love and her only broken heart, she is stunned to learn Zane has become a cop. But even more stunned by the man he has become. A cute but badass player who walked out of her life without any explanation is all grown up, all man, and a Law Enforcement Officer.

He is one of the good guys now? Getting reacquainted may be just what she needs for closure. While on patrol on Christmas Eve, Zane has an encounter with a mysterious, drop-dead gorgeous woman from his past.

Unable to believe he could forget a woman so beautiful; he invites her out to reconnect, not knowing she is the girl he left behind and whose heart he broke.

When they rendezvous, all hell breaks loose, and he and Batman spring into action. When the crisis is over, will Laura and Zane find their redemption?

 If you love cocky, bad boys and the strong women who bring them to bare, then you will love this fast-paced, action-packed, heart-warming story of change, forgiveness, and redemption.

 A long-lost friend to lovers Heroes For Hire Romance.

A Standalone novel

Cover Reveal: “Decidedly with Luck” By Author Stina Lindenblatt, Genres: Second Chance Romance, Friends-to-Lovers, Hockey Romantic Comedy and more! Release Date: January 28th 2021, #PreOrder Now ~ @StinaLL @WildfireMarket1

 

 

 

Masquerade ball rule #1: what happens at the ball doesn’t always stay at the ball.

 

 

 

Oops. 

 

 

 

A chance encounter with a masked stranger at a charity ball led to an incredible kiss and a night of hot sex. The kiss was my goal for that night, a baby step forward after my husband’s death a year ago. The hot sex? Not so much.

 

 

 

You know what else hadn’t been my goal? 

 

 

 

To be knocked up by a man whose identity is a mystery to me. 

 

 

 

So now I’m preparing for my impending motherhood and planning a fundraiser to provide books for foster kids. 

 

 

 

The latter is where hot hockey player Logan Mathews comes in…

 

 

 

****

 

The last time I saw Kiera Ashdown was the night of the Jingle Balls masquerade ball. She’d wanted her first time with a man after her husband’s death to be with a stranger. 

 

 

 

After my NHL team trades me to San Francisco, where my daughter and ex-wife live, I’m determined to be a better father and not repeat past mistakes. My hockey career and my daughter come first. 

 

 

 

The last thing I expect to discover is that Kiera is my seven-year-old daughter’s teacher. The last thing I expect to learn is that she’s pregnant with my dead best friend’s child. 

 

 

 

And the last thing I want to admit is that I was the one who made love to Kiera—several times—the night of the ball.

 

 

 

Because if she ever found out that I’d lied to her, I could lose her friendship. I could lose so much more…

 

 
Decidedly with Luck is a standalone romance. All the books in the series can be read in any order.
 
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Meet Stina Lindenblatt

 

 

Born in Brighton England, USA Today bestselling author Stina Lindenblatt has lived in a number of countries, including England, the US, Finland, and Canada. 

 

This would explain her mixed up accent. 

 

She has a kinesiology degree and a MSc in sports biological sciences. 

 

In addition to writing fiction, she loves photography, and currently lives in Calgary, Canada, with her husband and three kids. 

 

 

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New Release: “Gravity Happens” By Author Lizzie James, Genre: Second Chance, Friends-to-Lovers, Christmas Romance, is #AvailableNow ~ @lizziejames86 @EJBookPromos

 
 

 

NEW RELEASE

Title: Gravity Happens

Author: Lizzie James
Genre: Second Chance/Friends to Lovers/Christmas Romance
Release Date: December 18, 2020
Cover Design: Eleanor Lloyd-Jones at Schmidt Cover Designs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Lauren

He was there. Through all the good times, and the bad. When my world collapsed and my family passed away; he was there. He picked me up and gave me a reason to keep going. He just never saw that the reason was him.

Thomas
When your best friend starts pulling away, what do you do? When the girl who has always been there is suddenly too busy and the revolving door through my bedroom no longer holds my attention what should I do?

Will Thomas finally wake up and see what he’s been missing all this time? Is it time for this crazy pair to finally take a chance and let their love story happen this Christmas?

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

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I rolled my eyes at him and grabbed my scarf, tying it in a neat knot beneath my chin, and grabbed my coat. I slipped it on, fastening the buttons as I walked into the living area. I worked at a coffee shop, and it was my dream to one day attend an art school. I had applied to one in Paris but I hadn’t heard back yet. I didn’t expect to if I was honest.

“Keep your knickers on,” I teased him. “Has Grinch already left?” I asked, referring to my roommate, Thomas.

He laughed at my charming nickname for him. “You know how he is. He hates Christmas. He’ll never change.” He rolled his eyes mockingly as he led me to the front door.

Thomas worked at a bar with Luke called Dominic’s. He and I had known each other since we were infants, and it had always been him and I against the world. My parents had died when I was sixteen years old, and that had been when I moved in with Thomas and his mother. She took me in and loved me like I was one of her own, and I knew how lucky I was. Without her, I probably would have gone into the system.

Luke held the door open for me and waited while I locked up. “Do you know what you’re going to get for Scrooge?” He chuckled as he exited the building, wrapping his arm around my shoulders.

“I’ve almost finished Thomas’s.” I grinned up at him cockily. “He’s the easiest person on my list to buy for. I know that man better than I know my own name.”

Luke raised his eyebrow at me with a knowing expression on his face.

“Shut up!” I dug my finger in his ribs, already knowing what he was hinting at. “Nothing is going on between us.”

“Right,” he mocked. He looked down at me before he reached down and took my hand in his. “How many times do I have to say it?”

I shook my head at him. “He doesn’t see me like that.”

I saw him like that, though.

I felt like I had been in love with Thomas since our teenage years, and I’d hoped something would happen, thinking that maybe, if I waited long enough, he would see me in a new light and want more.

It had never happened, though. No matter how long I’d waited or how many girls I’d seen him with… I had come to the conclusion that he would never see me as anything other than his stupid, book nerd best friend.

“It’ll never happen, Luke.” I shook my head at him. “So, just let it go, okay?” I looked up at him, wanting to get my point across.

“Fine.” He slung his arm back around my shoulder as we began walking down the street. “What time are you working till later?” he asked.

“I have a late one. I start at six pm and finish at nine, so it gives me a chance to get some shopping done first.” I laughed at him before I reached up and rubbed my hand on the top of his head.

Flakes fell from his hair, and I leaned up and kissed his cheek. “I’ll see you later.” I gave him a small wave and turned and walked away from him. “Tell Thomas to keep me some food.”

Like I said, I knew that man better than I knew myself. He’d probably order Chinese food for himself and whatever female he’d chosen to hang out with tonight. Sometimes I believed Thomas lived in his own little bubble. He could be blunt and harsh a lot of the time and often didn’t have a filter between his brain and mouth, but he had a good heart. Sometimes, though, I wished he could see me for what I was—look at me and really see me: just a lovesick girl in love with the perfect guy. Instead, I had a friend who had a revolving door to his bedroom with a different girl accessing it each week.

I rolled my eyes at myself. Today wasn’t the day for pity parties: today was a day for Christmas shopping in the city I loved. There was no point in wishing for things that were never going to happen.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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New Release: “That Snowy Night” By Author J.H. Croix, #SecondChanceRomance is #AvailableNow ~ @JHCroix @Wildfiremarket1

NEW RELEASE
Release Date: December 8

A second chance for Christmas.

Delilah

 
I never thought I’d see Alex Blake again. Most certainly not on the side of a snowy highway in Alaska.
The memory of his summer kisses kept me warm on lonely nights for years. Life and geography got in the way.
When my car skids off the highway in the darkness in Alaska, I’m plenty bitter and I’ve lost all faith in fantasies.
I didn’t count on Alex, didn’t count on him setting me on fire, and most certainly not on him betting it all on us.
Alex
I never could forget Delilah Carter even though she was nothing more than a memory. Until I find her stranded on a snowy highway a few thousand miles away from where I last saw her.
The years don’t matter. This time, I get to make our wishes come true.
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USA Today Bestselling Author J. H. Croix lives in a small town in the historical farmlands of Maine with her husband and two spoiled dogs. 

 

Croix writes steamy contemporary romance with sassy women and rugged alpha men who aren’t afraid to show some emotion. Her love for quirky small-towns and the characters that inhabit them shines through in her writing. 

 

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Cover Reveal: “Gravity Happens” By Author Lizzie James, Genre: Second Chance, Friends to Lovers, Christmas Romance, Release Date: December 18th 2020 ~ @lizziejames86 @EJBookPromos

 
 

Title: Gravity Happens

Author: Lizzie James
Genre: Second Chance/Friends to Lovers/Christmas Romance
Release Date: December 18, 2020
Cover Design: Eleanor Lloyd-Jones at Schmidt Cover Designs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lauren
He was there. Through all the good times, and the bad. When my world collapsed and my family passed away; he was there. He picked me up and gave me a reason to keep going. He just never saw that the reason was him.
 
Thomas
When your best friend starts pulling away, what do you do? When the girl who has always been there is suddenly too busy and the revolving door through my bedroom no longer holds my attention what should I do?
 
Will Thomas finally wake up and see what he’s been missing all this time? Is it time for this crazy pair to finally take a chance and let their love story happen this Christmas?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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📝REVIEW📝: 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Stars to 🎄”Montana Cowboy Christmas”🎄 By Author Jane Porter, Genre: Second Chance, Contemporary Holiday Romance, Release Date: November 10th 2020, #AvailableNow ~ @AuthorJaneP @TulePublishing

🎄 MONTANA COWBOY CHRISTMAS 🎄
Wyatt Brothers of Montana #2

By
Author Jane Porter

Purchase: Montana Cowboy Christmas

Genre: #SecondChanceRomance #ChristmasRomance #HolidayRomance #ContemporaryRomance #CowboyRomance #CowgirlRomance

My Rating: 4

Cover: 5

Publication: November 10th 2020

Read: October 22nd 2020 *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

Add to Goodreads TBR: Montana Cowboy Christmas

The Series on Goodreads: The Wyatt Brothers of Montana

POV: Third-person alternating perspectives

SYNOPSIS:

It’s almost Christmas and nationally-ranked barrel racer Ivy Wyckoff has returned home to Montana desperate for a miracle. A cowgirl to her bones, she’s always solved her own problems, but when her ex—rodeo champ, Sam Wyatt—shows up offering more than a shoulder to cry on, Ivy’s tempted to grab the safety line he throws.

Sam Wyatt just wrapped his most successful year on the PRCA circuit. After long days and even longer nights, all he wants is a quiet holiday on his family’s Paradise Valley ranch…until he sees Ivy again. He can tell she’s in trouble. They may have called it quits two years ago, but she’s the one woman he regretted walking away from.

Sam will do anything to keep Ivy safe, including putting a ring on her finger and sharing his name with her this Christmas.

MY 📝REVIEW📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Montana Cowboy Christmas by Jane Porter

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I really enjoyed the character presence in this book. Every character on the page had a great personality and I wanted to know more about them. Sam and Ivy’s story was very enjoyable. Despite the angst and tenseness surrounding them, it was so apparent they belonged together. I felt their connection strongly. Having once been a couple, Sam and Ivy broke up leaving each other heartbroken. Their situation is one where a better element of communication between them would have likely kept them together.

Sam has returned home from a very lucrative season on the PBR circuit. He is spending the holidays with his family, then Sam will venture off to build a life for himself on his own ranch. It isn’t that he doesn’t adore his family, because that couldn’t be further from the truth. The Wyatt family is loving, loyal and protective of each other. Sam just wants something of his own.

Ivy has come to town to get herself together. Putting her trust in the wrong person cost her dearly; emotionally and financially. Ivy is definitely down on her luck. Being the strong independent woman she is makes her fierce and determined to get back on her feet. If that means taking a job as a bartender in a seedy local Montana bar, then so be it.

When Sam learns Ivy is in town, he has mixed feelings. But finding out that she is working in a seedy bar causes him to reevaluate his feelings. What happened to her? Why isn’t she barrel racing? What happened to her money? Sam is concerned and as a result, he puts his feelings aside to try and help her.; if she’ll let him.

I won’t go into details as you should definitely read this book on your own. There are a few twists and turns and even a pleasant surprise. I love this series thus far and can’t wait for the other two Wyatt brothers to get their books. I definitely recommend this sweet, slightly angsty holiday romance to anyone looking for a great story.

This is my honest and unbiased review and I thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂



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COVER REVEAL ~ “”Home For Christmas” By Author Mika Jolie, #ContemporaryRomance, Release Date: November 12th 2020 ~ @MikaJolie1 @WildfireMarket1

Release Date: November 12

When coming home means finding love again…


Nothing says Merry Christmas like impending divorce. *eye roll*

It would be great to ignore the season altogether until Ethan and I officially end things on December 31st.

But before we can sign the final papers, I need to make it through Christmas week back in my hometown in Grandma’s house with the man I thought I’d spend the rest of my life with.

It’s far from ideal.

Yet, the longer we’re forced to cohabitate, the harder it is to ignore that what drew us together as childhood sweethearts still exists.


Our marriage is on the brink of divorce because we thought we wanted different things, but maybe our Christmas miracle is getting a second chance by finally coming home.

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Mika Jolie lives in New Jersey with her Happy Chaos—her husband and their energizer bunnies. She’s a lover of words, wonder, an old-fashioned, and the whimsical delights of everyday living. When she’s not writing swoon-worthy, sexy relatable romance, you can find her on a hiking adventure, beachin’ it at the Jersey shore, apple, blueberry picking, or whatever her three men can conjure up.
 
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