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Friday, July 31, 2015

Her Stand-In Boyfriend by Kelly Jamieson

Book Title: Her Stand In BoyfriendStand-InBoyfriend_500x750 Author: Kelly Jamieson Release Date: July 28/15 Genre: Select This boyfriend business is about to get a whole lot more personal… Event planner Lexi Mannis has a busy life in Chicago—too busy to have a boyfriend. For special occasions, she has her Stand-In Boyfriend, Mac Northrop. Mac offers (almost) all the perks of a real boyfriend—furniture assembly, a date to big events, and someone to cook for. But they've never been “with benefits”…until one wickedly hot night crosses the line. Mac's been in love with Lexi for ages. He knows he should probably end it, but dammit, he just can't. When things get deliciously down and dirty, Mac is certain that he's made the leap out of the friend zone…until Lexi decides she wants to remain friends. With benefits. What Lexi doesn't know is that she's running out of time. And if she won't promote Mac to Real Boyfriend, she might just lose her Stand-In Boyfriend to someone else… Goodreads * Amazon * Barnes & Noble * Entangled  
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Author Bio: Kelly Jamieson is a best-selling author of over thirty-five romance novels andnovellas. Her writing has been described as “emotionally complex”, “sweet and satisfying” and “blisteringly sexy”. She likes coffee (black), wine (mostly white), shoes (high) and watching hockey!
Website * Twitter * Facebook * Newsletter Excerpt 1: Mac sat on the floor in Lexi’s living room Sunday afternoon with pieces of furniture spread out around him. “You need to read the directions,” Lexi said, sitting cross-legged on the couch. “No I don’t.” He totally knew what he was doing. Thank Christ, because Lex was useless. Gorgeous. Smart, absolutely. But not when it came to building furniture. “How did the party go last night?” He peered at a dark square of laminated fiberboard. “Oh my god. Don’t even ask.” She fell back into the couch cushions, closing her eyes. “What?” He frowned. “It was a total nightmare. You know how I couldn’t get hold of the caterer?” “Yeah.” She’d mentioned it last weekend when they’d bought the Ikea furniture, which was too heavy for her to carry alone. He’d figured she’d reach them eventually. “Well, I never did find them. They’ve apparently gone out of business or something, and I had to find someone else last minute.” He set down the Allen wrench and gave her his full attention. Her red-gold hair tumbled in waves around her shoulders, and even dressed in a baggy sweater and leggings, she looked sweet and sexy. He watched a host of emotions scroll across her face as she talked, her green eyes getting shiny, her pretty mouth trembling. When her voice quivered, his chest clenched. Fuck, she’s really upset about this. “And then he grabbed me and tried to kiss me.” Mac’s body jolted, and his forehead tightened. “What the fuck?” “Apparently he would overlook everything and still pay me if I let him nail me in the cloakroom.” “Jesus fucking Christ.” Mac leaped to his feet and strode three steps to the couch. He dropped down beside her. “Are you okay?” “I’m fine.” She sighed. “I kneed him in the nuts.” Mac choked. “Oh.” “Right in front of his wife.Happy birthday to her.” “Fuck, Lex… He touched you?” Rage rose inside him in a scorching blast. “Who is this asshole? I’m gonna—” “No, you’re not.” She touched her fingers to his lips. “I’m fine. He was so drunk he probably would’ve had whisky dick anyway.” “What the hell do you know about whisky dick? Never mind.” He closed his mind off to the idea of Lexi and another guy’s dick. “It’s done. It was an epic disaster, but it’s done.” She sighed. “And possibly so is my business.” “Bullshit. Your business will be fine.” He reached out and pulled her in for a hug. Probably a mistake, because his body responded to the feel of her soft curves against him with a familiar stirring down south.But damn, she was upset, and he wanted to make her feel better. “It’ll be fine,” he murmured, his cheek against her hair. “It was only one party. None of it was your fault.” “Of course it was. I’m the event planner. It’s up to me to make sure everything goes perfectly.” “You didn’t know someone was going to steal the gifts… And the caterer would go out of business… And your client was a drunken lech… But, heck, you said the cake was good.” She huffed out a laugh. “Thank you, Mac. I can always count on you to put things in perspective.” He grinned and gave her a squeeze. “Your business is a success because you’re good at what you do. You know it. I know it. And so do all of your clients.” She shrugged. “I’ve told you before, you need to sell yourself better. Don’t be modest. You are good at it. You love planning and making lists. With your business background and the cool ideas you come up with, plus the fact that you’re so anal—er, I mean, detail oriented—of course your business is a success. And it will continue to be.” “I shouldn’t have let that guy take the gifts.” “You had no idea he was a thief.” He squeezed her again. “Come on. Don’t beat yourself up over things you couldn’t control.” She pulled back and gave him a watery smile. “Thank you.” The warm softness in her eyes had his gut twisting. “Okay. You made me feel better. Now.Back to my furniture.” Jesus. The idea of some fuckwit groping her made his stomach churn and his fists clench. How was he supposed to forget that and build a fucking dresser? He sucked in a long breath through his nose and then exhaled. “Right.” He moved off the couch, his blood still running hot. She was okay. Well, she’d hurt the guy, so there was that. He lowered himself back to the floor to resume the construction project. Moments later, Lexi said, “That’s such a tiny little tool.” “That’s not what my last girlfriend said.” He looked up and met her eyes, and damn, he loved the smile and the choked laugh she gave. He grinned back at her. They were friends. Right.   HSIB-KJ Banner

A Touch of Chardonnay by Pamela Gibson

ATouchofChardonnay_500Book Title: A Touch of Chardonnay (Love in Wine Country Book 2) Author: Pamela Gibson Release Date: July 28, 2015 Genre: Contemporary Category Romance Cultural archeologist Lindsay Reynoso is in a small seaside town in California to evaluate an old mansion. When the home's owner shows up to “help” the evaluation along, Lindsay is furious. Especially as the owner is former bad-boy tennis star Christopher Brandt…her one-time fling and the father of Lindsay's son. Only he doesn't know it. As far as Chris is concerned, the old mansion is tied to a past he's better off leaving behind. He'd rather bulldoze the thing and move on. If only his gorgeous consultant would let him. Even while fighting over the demolition, the chemistry that once brought them together is smoldering stronger than ever. But honesty is very important to Chris, and Lindsay has an eight-year-old secret… Buy Links: Goodreads * Amazon * Barnes & Noble * Entangled     About the Author: Pamela Gibson began making up stories as a small child, using her Pamelagrandmother’s perfume bottles and spools of thread to create worlds for her characters. Growing up in San Juan Capistrano, California, she found a new source of story ideas while wandering through the ruins of the old Franciscan Mission in the center of town. It motivated her to write many history books under the name Pamela Hallan-Gibson before turning to her favorite genre…romance. Now she writes on a 32-foot Nordic Tug, a trawler called Sea Bear. Married to a man who has adopted the cruising lifestyle, they live aboard almost full time, getting off to fly home to the wine country for holidays and special family occasions. The Sonoma and Napa Valleys are her favorite settings, full of stories waiting to be told. But there will be others that will take her (this year) from Mobile, Al. to the East Coast, to the Great Lakes, and down the rivers of Middle America back to the Gulf. Pamela is the mother of two, grandmother to a yellow lab, three rescue cats, a lizard and a fish. She has a bachelor’s degree in history, a master’s in public administration, and was lucky enough to win or final in twelve contests while honing her craft. Her debut novel, A Kiss of Cabernet, was a finalist for best first book in Desert Rose RWA’s 2015 Golden Quill Contest. She’s addicted to chocolate, white sand beaches, and all the trappings of Christmas. She loves to hear from readers. Connect with her at pam@pamelagibsonwrites.com, Author Pamela Gibson on Facebook, or follow her on Twitter at @pamgibsonwrites. Website * Twitter * Facebook ATouchofChardonnay_500Book Title: A Touch of Chardonnay (Love in Wine Country Book 2) Author: Pamela Gibson Release Date: July 28, 2015 Genre: Contemporary Category Romance Cultural archeologist Lindsay Reynoso is in a small seaside town in California to evaluate an old mansion. When the home's owner shows up to “help” the evaluation along, Lindsay is furious. Especially as the owner is former bad-boy tennis star Christopher Brandt…her one-time fling and the father of Lindsay's son. Only he doesn't know it. As far as Chris is concerned, the old mansion is tied to a past he's better off leaving behind. He'd rather bulldoze the thing and move on. If only his gorgeous consultant would let him. Even while fighting over the demolition, the chemistry that once brought them together is smoldering stronger than ever. But honesty is very important to Chris, and Lindsay has an eight-year-old secret… Buy Links: Goodreads * Amazon * Barnes & Noble * Entangled     About the Author: Pamela Gibson began making up stories as a small child, using her Pamelagrandmother’s perfume bottles and spools of thread to create worlds for her characters. Growing up in San Juan Capistrano, California, she found a new source of story ideas while wandering through the ruins of the old Franciscan Mission in the center of town. It motivated her to write many history books under the name Pamela Hallan-Gibson before turning to her favorite genre…romance. Now she writes on a 32-foot Nordic Tug, a trawler called Sea Bear. Married to a man who has adopted the cruising lifestyle, they live aboard almost full time, getting off to fly home to the wine country for holidays and special family occasions. The Sonoma and Napa Valleys are her favorite settings, full of stories waiting to be told. But there will be others that will take her (this year) from Mobile, Al. to the East Coast, to the Great Lakes, and down the rivers of Middle America back to the Gulf. Pamela is the mother of two, grandmother to a yellow lab, three rescue cats, a lizard and a fish. She has a bachelor’s degree in history, a master’s in public administration, and was lucky enough to win or final in twelve contests while honing her craft. Her debut novel, A Kiss of Cabernet, was a finalist for best first book in Desert Rose RWA’s 2015 Golden Quill Contest. She’s addicted to chocolate, white sand beaches, and all the trappings of Christmas. She loves to hear from readers. Connect with her at pam@pamelagibsonwrites.com, Author Pamela Gibson on Facebook, or follow her on Twitter at @pamgibsonwrites. Website * Twitter * Facebook Excerpt Two: As they strolled out to the walkway leading to the sea, he took her hand and pulled her along almost to the water’s edge. It was low tide and little waves lapped at the shore, leaving foam behind as the water ebbed and flowed in its endless cycle. It was chilly, but not cold, and a setting sun had colored the sky with an orange glow. “It’s so beautiful out here,” Lindsay said. “You’re beautiful.” Soft lips touched the back of her neck. She turned in his arms, soaking up his scent as her fingers threaded through his hair. He pulled her into him, their bodies fitting snugly together. As his lips covered hers, he moved against her, teasing all her sensitive parts. She closed her eyes and gave in to pure sensation as heat snaked down her body all the way to her toes. He was hard as hell and soft as sin and she wanted him badly. Too badly. She pulled away and kicked off her sandals. “Come on.” “Where?” “Into the water.” “Didn’t you get enough cold water when you fell overboard?” “That was different. I’m on firm ground here.” They’d been at odds for so long, it felt good to enjoy herself and give in to a bit of silliness. He took off his shoes, rolled up his pant legs, and joined her at the edge of the water. His gaze followed her as she inched up the hem of her skirt, trying to keep it from getting wet as she waded a bit deeper. “You’ll be sorry.” She headed back toward him as a wave with a little more water caught her from behind. Lindsay screeched and ran the rest of the way, giggling, her dress hiked up to her thighs. Chris caught her as she approached and held her at arm’s length, a dreamy look on his face. “You must be freezing. I can do something about that.” He placed his forehead against hers, his hands holding her face steady. She leaned into him and he took her mouth in a slow, drugging kiss, his tongue coaxing her lips open. She moaned, responding to the feel and taste of him, forgetting about her wet legs. “You taste good,” he said against her ear. “What do I taste like?” “Let me see.” He leaned down and ran his tongue along her lower lip. “Pure temptation with a touch of chardonnay.” She pressed her lips to his and deepened the kiss. Moving back barely an inch, she said, “Oak, butter, and vanilla with…hmm…more than a hint of spice. A perfect vintage.” “Are you sure? Try again.” She sighed and let desire wash over her as his lips covered hers and she opened to him, the kiss fueling all her pent-up longing. “Let’s get out of here,” he said against her ear. “I have a suite.” “For one-night stands?” She was feeling reckless. “No, second-night stands.” His words didn’t offer permanence, but Lindsay didn’t care. She’d tuck it away as a new memory, one that might have to sustain her for a long time. ATOC-PG Banner Giveaway: $25 Amazon GC Rafflecopter Code: a Rafflecopter giveaway   ATOC-PG Banner  

HIDDEN (The New Orleans Temptation Series #2) by Monica May


TITLE: Hidden
SERIES: The New Orleans Temptation Series
AUTHOR: Monica May
RELEASE DATE: July 31, 2015


Hidden - Book 2 of
The New Orleans Temptation Series

After losing her husband, Samantha throws her life into recreating her great aunt’s erotic club on Bourbon Street. She does her best to avoid getting close to any man, but how long can she hold out when Parke enters her life? While trying to avoid her attraction to Parke, Samantha tries her best to make her club a hit by hiring the most beautiful people in New Orleans.

During the hiring process, Shelby begs her to hire a woman she met at the battered women’s shelter. Reluctantly, Samantha caves and hires Sunny, not knowing much about her. Will this hire bring down her entire club? Samantha has no idea that Sunny is running from a man, a man that has vowed to find and kill her if she ever ran from him again. As the president of the MC group The Flaming Dragons, his reach is far and wide. Will he find her? Can Jackson, Sunny’s new love interest, keep her safe?







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“I can’t wait another damn minute, Sunny, I need to be inside of you like yesterday.”

“Then what are you waiting for? Jackson, I’m so wet for you.” He lays me over the arm of the sofa with my ass propped up and my back lying across the cushions.

He kneels in front of me pulling my thong down in one slow sultry motion.

“Do you know how beautiful your pussy is, Sunny?”

“As beautiful as your enormous cock?” I reply.

“You and that dirty mouth. It’s going to get you in trouble, do you know that?”

“I sure hope so.” I smirk.

Without another word, he licks me from the bottom entrance up to my clit. His tongue is stiff and wide as it passes smoothly up my slick channel. He slowly rubs circles around my entrance with his fingers as he batters my clit with the same hard motions of his tongue. I feel the tingling of another orgasm building once again in my core. He quickly shoves two fingers inside of me. I see fireworks as he picks up the speed and intensity pushing me over my peak. He waits for my breathing to slow while gently lapping at my pussy.

Devastated – Book 1 of 
The New Orleans Temptation Series


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Living the American Dream Shelby had everything she could have dreamed of. A handsome husband two wonderful children a beautiful home and a great job. What else could she ask for?

In an instant her world is turned upside down when she innocently looks at her husband’s phone. With this Devastating discovery Shelby has to decide if she will walk away from twenty years of marriage or will she find a way to fit into Grant’s erotic world?

Will she walk on the wild side she never knew she had? How far will she go? If she crosses the line will she be able to live with herself when the sun comes up? Or will she let her over conservative personality end her marriage?








Release Day Blitz: The Aqua Lie by L.L. Hunter

Title: The Aqua Lie
Series: The Aqua Saga book 2
Author: L.L. Hunter
Genre: YA Dystopian
Cover Designer: Regina Wamba of Mae I Design and Photography Release Date: July 31st
Ever since being told he had to work for General Maddox in order to see Pym, Rush has had more than enough time to contemplate how to get out of this deal.
When he is invited to play a high stakes poker game with the General and his father, he is a little suspicious of the General’s motives.
When he discovers just what he is playing for, it has Rush seeing red.
The prize: Pym’s heart.
But if he loses, he will have to watch his friend Troy take Pym to the annual General’s Masquerade Ball while he sits on the sidelines.
And the hardest part of it all - trying to keep his secret from Pym.
In the much anticipated sequel to The Aqua Secret,
Will Rush be able to keep up the facade, or will it all be unraveled by midnight?
Purchase The Aqua Lie
Purchase The Aqua Secret
L.L. Hunter is the author of over 20 published works, including The Legend of the Archangel Series and The Eden Chronicles. She has studied everything from veterinary nursing, forensic science, and dramatic arts, but has always known her true calling was to be an author. She has been writing since her teens - everything from fan fiction, to song lyrics, to plays and musicals. When not working on her next paranormal romance, she can be found at home in Australia, reading somewhere comfortable with one or both of her “fur babies.”

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Courting Innocence by Kimberly Dean


Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance
Release Date: July 30th, 2015
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Even Nice Girls Have Needs.

Erin starts using matchmaker Luxxor Limited, not realizing that the company is truly an escort service. She meets a series of hunky men, but the dates are disappointing. She wants a man that will awaken her senses, challenge her thoughts, and rev up her body. But she gets more than she bargained for when Luxxor sets her up with another client, lawyer Colton King. Her big brother’s best friend.

Erin has always lusted for Colt. Dark, muscled, and brooding, he was her first teenage crush. Now he’s her favourite fevered fantasy. He’s just never taken notice of her before. She has his attention now.

Colton is horrified when he learns the scandalous game Erin has been playing with Luxxor’s escorts. He orders her to stop, but things go a bit too far … and become a bit too sexy … Soon Colt is escorting Erin straight to his bed.

Years ago, her family forbade him to touch her. How will he defend himself when they learn how impure his thoughts are for their innocent, loving daughter? The one who’s grown up into the sweetest, naughtiest, little temptress.


AUTHOR BIO

When taking the Myers-Briggs personality test in high school, Kimberly was rated as an INFJ (Introverted-Intuitive-Feeling-Judging). This result sent her into a panic, because there were no career paths recommended for the type. Fortunately, it turned out to be well-suited to a writing career. Since receiving that dismal outlook, Kimberly has become an award-winning author of romance and erotica. She has written for seven publishing houses, both domestic and international, and has recently focused her efforts on the exciting world of self-publishing. When not writing, she enjoys movies, sports, traveling, music, and sunshine. In her mind, a beach, some rock 'n' roll, and a good book make for a perfect day.

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EXCERPT

She sensed him.
Maybe she’d caught a glimpse of his tall form out of the corner of her eye, but she knew that Colton was behind her. A sense of exhilaration came over her, along with a dash of impulsiveness.
Stopping, she braced one hand against the wall and lifted her foot behind her. Arching her back, she toyed with the high heel as if it needed adjusting. Carefully, she turned the bracelet on her ankle so the charm lay on the outside of her foot.
Her breath caught when he was suddenly on her.
His arm swept around her waist as it had when he’d caught her in the kitchen, and he pressed her against the wall.
‘Colt –’
She didn’t get his whole name out, because his mouth was suddenly covering hers in a kiss so hot, she worried her shoes would melt.
He caught her wrists and pressed them flat against the wall on either side of her head, and arousal gushed inside her. Slick and viscous, it filled her veins, making her muscles tense and relax at the same time.
It had been good when she’d kissed him before. Fantastic.
This was the first time he’d taken the lead, and the sensuality was insane.
He tore his mouth away from hers. His chest was rising and falling in jagged movements. ‘You have to stop this,’ he said hoarsely. ‘You have to stop teasing me. Stop tempting me.’
‘No, I don’t.’ Her breaths were coming hard, too, and she ran her tongue over her lips. ‘Give in.’
‘Erin.’ His voice was sharp, like when he went after someone on the stand.
She arched sexily. She wanted him to come after her.
‘I have,’ she whispered.
His eyes flashed to nearly the colour of midnight. His fingers bit into her wrists, and Erin revelled in it. A sound left the back of his throat, and his mouth came down hard on hers again. Their lips sealed tight, and his tongue laved hers.
‘Mmm,’ she hummed when her need cranked up a notch.
He had her trapped, held down, but she arched her back to rub against his body. His weight pressed against her as he leaned in, his chest hard against her breasts, plumping them and making her nipples pinch.
The kiss went on and on. It had been years in the making.
‘Take me upstairs,’ she whispered when they were forced to come up for air. ‘To my old bedroom.’
His curse echoed in her ear. ‘Do you really want my head on a platter?’
She didn’t understand. She wanted his body on a bed. Or the floor. Or right here.
His mouth ran down the side of her neck, and his teeth closed around the muscle that led to her shoulder. She let out a moan and twisted into him. The sound echoed down the hallway, but he cut it off with another blistering kiss.
Erin strained against her constraints. She couldn’t touch him, couldn’t hold him. It was hot as hell, but so frustrating.
‘Let me touch you.’
‘Not going to happen.’
Yet he didn’t stop kissing her. Or rubbing intently against her breasts.
But he deliberately kept his hips away. She could feel his hardness barely brushing against her belly. She wanted more. She needed to feel his hot, muscled body against hers.
She did the only thing she could; she climbed him like a tree.
Swinging a leg high around his waist, she hitched herself up. His hips swung forward, almost as if they had no other option. She took advantage of the opportunity. Knowing he wouldn’t drop her, she hopped up and wrapped both thighs around his waist.
When she settled down, his erection was right where she needed it the most. Big, hard and hot. They both shuddered when she ground against him. 
‘God! Sunny, I can’t do this. Not here.’
‘Then where?’
‘No.’ He shook his head as if to clear it. ‘That’s not what I meant.’
Erin had never felt a desire so intense or a need so strong. She had to be with him. She needed to feel him inside her. It was the only thing that would douse the heat in her core. She was ready to burst into flames at the smallest spark.
She rolled her hips almost frantically. This was no dry hump this time. Just a few more strokes, and she would be ready to come. He pumped up to meet her, and she let out a whimper of need.
‘Erin?’ They both froze when her mother’s voice came down the hallway.
Colton tore his mouth away from hers, and his muscles went taut. 
‘Yes?’ Erin called, her voice squeaky.
‘Could you bring me a cup of tea, dear?’
Erin swallowed hard, but her voice still came out all wrong. ‘Sure, mom. Just . . . ohhhh . . . just give me a moment.’

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Curse of Lord Stanstead by Mia Marlowe

About the Book: Wherever Cassandra Darkin goes, fire is sure to follow. It's not until she's THE-CURSE-OF-LORD-STANSTEAD-500x750swept into the arms of a handsome, infuriating stranger that she learns she's responsible for the fires. As it turns out, Cassandra is a fire mage...and with her gift comes a blazing desire for sins of the flesh. With his pretenatural ability to influence the thoughts of others, Garrett Sterling is sent to gather Cassandra for the Order of the M.U.SE. He's entirely unprepared for his immediate attraction to the comely little firestarter. But it's an attraction that he must quell, even as his body craves her touch and her fiery, sensual hunger. For Garrett's gift has a dark side...and the moment he begins to care too much for Cassandra, he knows he will doom her to an inescapable fate. Goodreads * Amazon * Barnes & Noble * Entangled MiaMarloweAuthorHeadshotAbout the author: Mia learned much of what she knows about storytelling from singing. A classically trained soprano, she won the District Metropolitan Opera Auditions and has shared a stage with Placido Domingo. As she prepared for operatic roles, she devised back stories for her characters. Since she’s worn a real corset, and had to sing high C’s in one, she empathizes with the trials of her fictional heroines. But in Mia’s stories, they don’t die in a Parisian garret. They get to live and keep the hero! Now an award-winning author, Mia Marlowe writes historical romance for multiple publishing houses—Entangled, Kensington & Sourcebooks. Mia’s work was featured in the Best of 2010 issue of PEOPLE magazine. One of her books is on display at the Museum of London Docklands next to Johnny Depp memorabilia. The RITA nominated author has over 20 books in print with more on the way! Mia loves to connect with readers. For more, please visit http://www.miamarlowe.com Giveaway: $25 Amazon Gift Card a Rafflecopter giveaway Excerpt: Garret Sterling and Cassandra Darkin are on a mission for the Order of the M.U.S.E. to recover a psychic relic called the Infinitum. Using their unusual gifts, they’ve crashed a party that’s descending into a bacchanalia because the relic is believed to be there. Garret has just confessed to Cassandra that if he dreams about someone he cares for, something terrible happens to them. Like his fiancée Alice who died a few days before they were to be wed…   “After Alice died, I didn’t care about anyone or anything,” Garret said. “My destructive behavior was just a way to stop feeling pain. But now all I can see, all I want to see, is you.” She leaned on his chest, snuggling closer. She wanted to fill him up, as thoroughly as he filled her. He bent down and murmured into her ear. “I want to do such lovely wicked things to you. I’d have you singing my name, begging me to go on.” Then he claimed her mouth in a savage kiss. She rose on tiptoe to meet his fury. She wanted to be enough for him. For him not to need anyone else to ease his pain. She kissed him back with all the longing inside her until he pulled back. “What did you do to forget?” she asked in a gasping whisper. “Women, mostly, that wasn’t all. I buried myself in opium, in whiskey—anything I thought might work. Anything not to dream again.” His evil dreams. Her heart ached for him afresh. She couldn’t even feel jealous of his lovers in the past. He was her entire world in the present. His brokenness hurt her, too, and she longed to find a way to make him whole. Somehow, they had to discover a way for Garret to be rid of that nightmarish aspect of his psychic power. She lifted a hand to palm his cheek. Her arm felt strangely heavy, but she wanted to comfort him. She yearned to make it better. To lie down right there on Old Lady Bellefonte’s Turkish rug and give him ease of her body, never mind that anyone might look on. She wanted to— “Steady on, now,” Garret said, catching her when her knees gave way. “There must be something in this incense. A drug designed to lower inhibitions.” “It seems to be working.” Cassandra wrapped her arms around him. “It’s so hot in here, isn’t it?” The fireplace had been cold, but between one blink and the next the single log on the grate burst into flames. She’d lit the blaze without conscious thought. Garret’s eyes went wide. “Cassie, are you all right?” “No, I’m not all right.” She pressed feverish kisses to his exposed neck. “Oh, you taste wonderful—salty and male. I want to… Oh, Garret, I want to taste you all over. Why don’t you let me? You always give and give and never take.” “If I took you now, it would be like stealing.” Garret picked her up as if she weighed no more than a child. “We need to get you out of here. Where do we go?” TCOLS - MM Banner

Blog Tour: The Scheme by Mia Kayla

~Blog Tour~
The Scheme
by: Mia Kayla
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Cover Designer: Perfect Pear Creations
  Release Date: July 27, 2015

 

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Brian Benson is the nice guy every girl dreams of marrying.

Too bad he’s off the market—for good. 

He’s sworn off women since the last girl he dated broke his heart. 

Determined to start over in New York, his sole focus is to climb the corporate ladder—no distractions.



Until one minor collision propels him into the path of small-town-girl but bombshell babe, Kendy Miller.



Kendy walks with a sass she was born with. 

Single and ready to mingle, she’s on the prowl. 

Moving from her tiny town of Bowlesville to work as a nurse at New York Cornell Hospital, she is introduced to Dr. Hot Pants. 

She feels it in her bones—he only belongs to her. 



When Kendy formulates a grand scheme to land Dr. Hot Pants and uses Brian to do it, Brian is all in because he could use a little fun.

Things were going to plan, until one night lines were crossed, kisses were exchanged and clothes flew off. 

Fate collides, fortunes are tested and plans backfire, but Kendy is still determined to land her doctor. 

Problem is… Brian was only there to assist in the plot. Falling in love with the girl wasn’t part of THE SCHEME.








Mia Kayla is a New Adult/Contemporary Romance writer who lives in Illinois. On the weekdays, she can be caught wearing a suit, commuting to her corporate job in downtown Chicago and raising three beautiful munchkins in the suburbs, four if you count the husband.
In her free time she loves reading romance novels, jamming to boy bands, catching up on celebrity gossip and designing flowers for weddings.
Most of the time, she can be caught on the train with her nose in a book sporting a cheeky grin because the main characters finally get their happily-ever-after at the end. 
She loves reading about happy endings but has more fun writing them.




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Book Blitz & Giveaway: Ding Dong! Is She Dead by Alathia Paris Morgan

Title: Ding Dong! Is She Dead? Nova Ladies Adventures Book #1
Author: Alathia Paris Morgan  
Genre: Mystery
Hosted by: Lady Amber's Tours
Blurb: It's tough being a Nova Lady! Allie loves delivering and helping her customers until she arrives at Megan's house to find the door broken and a trail of blood leading down the hallway. Ding Dong!!! Is She Dead? Allie must find a way to save Megan's daughter from the person that is determined to kill them no matter what.
Alathia Paris Morgan is a full-time Avon Independent Sales Representative who loves her customers and what she does. Helping others comes with the territory as do the funny stories from people who are just living life.
A husband, three girls and two dogs keep her busy when she is not delivering orders or working her Avon business.
In her free time she reads a lot, quilts, and watches t.v. while hanging out with her girls.
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Ding Dong Is She Dead? Book #1 Nova Ladies Adventures amzn.to/1wq5w2l
Excerpt from Death By Poison Book #2
Everyone had plenty of time to get the banner up and the tables decorated before the happy couple arrived.
Sally volunteered to be the lookout and let everyone know when they arrived. Mark waved everyone off, “I’ll be Sally’s partner to make sure we alert everyone.”
G.G. had the tablecloths and Megan walked over to help her. “Hey, G.G. are you excited Justin is going to pop the question?” Megan asked as she shook out the cloth and made sure her table was straight.
“Oh, yes. I will be so glad to have them tie the knot. I need more grandchildren, so they had better get with it.” G.G. placed the balloons with the words ‘Congratulations’ written on it in the center of each table.
“Hey, ladies does this look even?” Matt asked as he and James hung the banner over the bar.
“What do you think G.G.? Looks even to me.” Megan tipped her head to sideways to make sure.
“Same here. Boys be careful getting down from those ladders, we don’t want anyone to have an accident.” G.G. moved over to make sure the partition was pulled closed so that the family could hide behind it.
“Guys, we have ten minutes. Let’s hurry it up.” Megan checked her cell phone to make sure they had time.
G.G. was running around making sure it all looked perfect.
“That’s it everyone on the other side of the wall. Mark will you take the video camera and stand in the doorway to catch her expression?” G.G. was counting people to make sure no one was left out in the open.
“Sure thing.” Mark went to take the camera from her and moved into place.
Sally’s squeal, “They’re here.” caused everyone to hurry to their places.
Allie walked through the door expecting to see the floor covered in water from the leak.
“Hey Stan, where are you? I thought you said there was a flood in here.” Confused she started toward the bar until her eyes adjusted from outside and she saw the banner.
Justin followed her in waiting for her to notice and got down on one knee. In bold black letters it said, WILL YOU MARRY ME? Right underneath it in smaller blue letters were the words AND MY FAMILY? 
Turning towards Justin with a look of astonishment, Allie turned to see him down on one knee. “Allie will you do me the honor of letting me love and protect you? I want to love and cherish you for the rest of your life. Will you marry me?” Justin looked hopefully up at Allie.
“Yes!!! Yes!!! I will marry you and your family.” Laughing, Allie looked up and saw the family together peeking through the partition trying to see.
“I’ll think I will keep all of you, no matter what, if you will have me?” Gesturing for them to come on out and join them.
Sally ran over and jumped into Justin’s arms, “I’ll marry you Uncle J, if she ever gets rid of you. I’m next in line.” All of the adults burst out laughing.
“Sally I promise if I ever decide to get rid of him you have first dibs.” Swinging her around in a circle.
“How about this, since you can’t have Justin for a husband, will you settle for being my flower girl?” Allie didn’t want Sally to feeling left out during the wedding rush.
“Duh, I thought you would never ask me.” Sally rolled her eyes at the question while the adults around her tried not to burst out laughing.
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