Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Release Day for Henry and Gracie by Marilyn Jeulin!!!

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Blurb:
Turning the big 3-0 isn’t easy. It’s even more difficult when well-meaning friends decide you need to stop being single and find your Prince Charming. Add in a series of never-ending bad blind dates and this is all too familiar territory for Gracie Marquez.

What Gracie’s friends don’t know is that she’s been in a nine year “friends with benefits” relationship with her best friend, the dashing Henry Huntingdon the Third. The pressure of turning another year older has Gracie questioning the nature of their relationship. Emotions run high and jealousy threatens to tear them apart. Has Gracie’s Prince Charming been in front of her eyes or has Henry been keeping her from finding true love?


Excerpt:

Henry pulls away to lead me down the street toward Covent Garden. “So, Leticia strikes again?” he asks, referring to my date before a short pause. I nod. “Who was it this time?”

“A guy from the city,” I answer, hoping he’s leaving it at that, though, knowing Henry, he’s going to scratch at this piece of information until he’s managed to get all the dirty details.
Henry’s eyes widen and amusement sparkles in those mischievous blue eyes. “A guy from the city,” he repeats before bursting into another fit of laughter.

“Yes, Natesh,” I groan, refusing to continue looking at him.

“Someone who works with her husband?” he presses on, having way too much fun. “Doesn’t she know that you hate snobby types?” Henry asks, his voice taking on an accusatory tone as I finally glance at him and smile. “From now on, you should tell her to consult with me before fixing you up on any more blind dates.”

“Definitely,” I agree, but the sarcasm in my voice makes him glance my way with a playful smile on his lips before looking away. “He didn’t stop talking about his Mom.” I sigh, going for a dramatic tone. “And how he likes the very best.”

“Wanker,” Henry replies before letting out a loud chuckle. “Speaking of mothers,” he starts as I throw my hands in the air.

Henry’s been trying to get me to see my parents for the last few months. The way this conversation always starts is by him saying those exact words: Speaking of mothers. I don’t want him to meet my parents or my American friends in person. He’ll charm them all and then my mother will fall in love with him and wonder why we’re not a couple. Shouldn’t it be enough that they know he’s a really good and close friend of mine?

“Not yours,” he tells me, flicking at my nose with a teasing smile before he looks ahead. “My mother said that if you’re still single by Christmas, we should both go to visit her in Germany,” he tells me as we make a left and walk for a few minutes until we find the small shop that sells crêpes and waffles.

“Who is she going to pair us up with this time?” I ask, meanwhile my voice, full of dread, is met by the amusement spreading quickly over his features.

Sometimes I hate him.

“Get this: her neighbor has a son and a daughter, both single,” he replies.

“No, thank you. Remember Hans? I’m done with Germany,” I remind him and he laughs harder, pulling me with him inside the cafe.

Henry’s arm has maneuvered around me while we wait in line. My body’s against his as his hand rests against my back. His lips brush lazily against my temple, sending my pulse into overdrive.

I force my eyes on the menu board, ignoring the way his lips brush against my ear. “It’s too bad you’re out of service,” he says, changing the subject. His voice is lethal: deep and soft. It makes me melt like vanilla ice cream under hot fudge. The weakness returns to my knees and my mind goes into a lustful haze. However, it doesn’t take long for something to stir me out of it and let the full weight of his words fall on me.

“What?” I ask, trying hard to escape the obscene look in his eyes, which makes my body hum with renewed energy.

“Well, I’d rather eat the Nutella off your body.” 


Author Biography

Marilyn Jeulin is the author of Henry and Gracie. Born in the Wild West and raised in a tropical paradise, Marilyn has always had a thirst for a good story and adventure. She’s a huge fan of Anne Rice, Stephen King, GRR Martin, and JK Rowling.
Mom of two boys, and wife to the Frenchman, Marilyn is also an avid gamer, who spends way too much time on Facebook and Instagram.
Her next title, Closer to the Edge, is a New Adult thriller involving a rock god, a transatlantic vacation, and a terrorist attack. Closer to the Edge will be the first book in the Estevez siblings’ series, and will be available: 2018.
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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Cover Reveal for Magnus's Defeat by Airicka Phoenix!!

  

   


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Title: Magnus's Defeat 
Series: Sons Of Judgment, #3
Author: Airicka Phoenix
Genre: Urban Paranormal
Release Date: JULY 12, 2017


   
He swore to end her.   All Magnus had to do was pick up a package and get his brother’s child back. A simple task that any Caster worth his salt could have done in his sleep, except nothing had been that simple for him in years.   For centuries, Magnus relished in the slaughter and annihilation of the demon race. Ridding the world — and hell — of every last one was an oath he was determined to keep. But Magnus had his own gnawing beasts devouring his soul with memories of a past he was powerless to change.   Zara was something else. She was beautiful and powerful, and the very definition of evil. Yet everything about her called to him, beckoned him to forget his nightmares and vengeance. She could fix everything if he would just submit, but she was the very thing who had ruined him in the first place and Magnus submitted to no one.   But Zara proves to be much more than just the source of his agony. She’s a key to ending the war, a power that can tilt the scales and save them all, or will she be the reason he loses everything?   She may end him first.
 


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Airicka Phoenix is a multi-genre author of over twenty-five bestselling novels starring strong female leads and sexy alpha heroes. She started her journey after never finding the type of books she wanted to read. Her love of tortured souls and forbidden romance carried her into writing her own hard-earned happiness. Currently, she lives on the outskirts of Toronto with her babies and can be found hard at work on her next project.  
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Monday, May 8, 2017

Cover Reveal for Unsteady Rhythm by Raine Thomas!!!!





Unsteady Rhythm
Series: House of Archer #2
Author: Raine Thomas
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Rocker Romance
Release Date: May 22nd


A rock band. A reality show. A recipe for disaster.

Falling in love with your best friend is one thing. Falling in love with a rock star is entirely another. Put those two things together, add in airing your new relationship on reality TV, and you’ve got one volatile mix just waiting to explode.

Lily Montgomery’s life has veered in a direction she never expected. She’s struggling to find her balance after her romance with rock star Dane Archer propelled her into the latest headlines. Her dreams of a successful writing career are fading in the bright lights of unwanted fame. She needs to figure out how to help Dane and his band achieve their goals without losing sight of her own.

Easier said than done...

As The Void’s tour continues, Lily faces family drama, relationship trials, dangerously dedicated fans, and zealous paparazzi. Between that and figuring out how to spin the tabloid-worthy relationship developing between the band’s brooding bassist, Keith Connors, and her conservative roommate, Sydney Ward, Lily has more weight on her shoulders than she ever imagined.

But her choice has been made. For the sake of love and her own reputation, she will have to find her rhythm and rise to each challenge. If she doesn’t, she’ll lose everything...and the whole world will be watching.



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Raine Thomas is the award-winning author of bestselling Young Adult and New Adult fiction. Known for character-driven stories that inspire the imagination, Raine has signed with multiple award-winning producer Chase Chenowith of Back Fence Productions to bring her popular Daughters of Saraqael trilogy to the big screen. She's a proud indie author who is living the dream.


Raine is a hopeless romantic with a background in the fields of mental health and wedding planning...two areas that intersect far more than one would think. Her years working with children and young adults with emotional and behavioral challenges inspired her to create protagonists who overcome their own conflicts. When she isn't writing or glued to e-mail or social networking sites, Raine can usually be found vacationing with her husband and daughter on one of Florida's beautiful beaches or crossing the border to visit with her Canadian friends and relatives.



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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Cover Reveal For Imperfect Harmony by Raine Thomas!!!


Title: Imperfect Harmony
Author: Raine Thomas
Series: House of Archer #1
Genre: New Adult Rock Star Romance

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A rock band. A reality show. The opportunity of a lifetime.

As the front man for The Void, lead singer Dane Archer has yet to achieve the success he craves. He hopes that will change when he’s approached about filming a reality show called House of Archer. All he and the band have to do is get some juicy footage while on their upcoming tour.

The problem? Archer’s life is a snoozefest. His parents are happily married, he’s never done drugs or gotten arrested, and he doesn’t get into fights with his band mates. He knows the show will fizzle and die before it ever hits the air, taking his dreams of worldwide fame along with it.

Unless...

If Archer can convince his best friend Lily to be on the show, he’s sure they’ll get all the compelling footage they need. Her life is filled with drama. Hell, she’s practically a reality show in her own right.

Archer’s willing to do whatever it takes to get Lily on board, even if it means charming her into being more than just friends. But when he finds himself falling for her, his seemingly simple plan gets complicated. Soon the line between reality and Reality TV begins to blur, leaving him wondering if achieving his dreams is worth all it might cost him.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR



Raine Thomas is the award-winning author of bestselling Young Adult and New Adult fiction. Known for character-driven stories that inspire the imagination, Raine recently signed with multiple award-winning producer Chase Chenowith of Back Fence Productions to bring her popular Daughters of Saraqael trilogy to the big screen. She’s a proud indie author who is living the dream.

Raine is a hopeless romantic with a background in the fields of mental health and wedding planning…two areas that intersect far more than one would think. Her years working with children and young adults with emotional and behavioral challenges inspired her to create protagonists who overcome their own conflicts. When she isn’t writing or glued to e-mail or social networking sites, Raine can usually be found vacationing with her husband and daughter on one of Florida’s beautiful beaches or crossing the border to visit with her Canadian friends and relatives.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

Cover Reveal for Firebird (A Survivor Series Novel) By Deborah Leigh!!


Firebird (A Survivor Series Novel)
By
Deborah Leigh
Dark contemporary romance with a HEA
Release Date: 4th of January 2017

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  Blurb: When the worst thing imaginable happens to Mary Dougal, her physical body might have survived but her soul feels like it has died. Now the only thing getting her up every morning is the thought of revenge. Making her attackers pay will be the final act in her life. Feeling like half a man after a tragic accident, former soldier Cain “Ace” Turner has given up on even the idea of love. He’s focused on building his construction business and trying to leave his painful past behind him. With his family’s support and sometimes unwelcome meddling, he tries to just live one day at a time. Of course love doesn’t give up that easily, and it just might be the only thing to save them both. When these two meet and get surprised by possibilities, can they prove together that love truly conquers all?

Excerpt: 
 Cain gently squeezes my hand and I smile at him. James says our parents are on the patio and I lead Cain there. My dad’s eyes almost bulge out of his head when he sees Cain, then get impossibly bigger as he spots our entwined hands. My mom, thankfully, gives his ribs a good pounding with her elbow. That seems to get him out of the moment of shock and he wipes his hands on his apron that says “Kiss the Cook” so he can come and shake Cain’s hand. My mom looks as if she’s about to explode any second as she gently and quickly hugs me. “Dad, Mom, this is Cain, my contractor for the new house and, well, my date,” I say. My dad shakes his hand vigorously and even brings him in for one of those awkward man hugs. I can see Cain is taken aback. Then my mom attacks him with a huge bear hug. She wipes away a tear, trying not to let me notice, but I do. I hope Cain doesn’t feel more pressure now. I want him to be able to walk away without feeling guilty if he needs to. My mom leads us to the table and he holds out his hand to me again. I take it without hesitation and even feel a little rush. I feel some heat in my cheeks at that and he gives me a puzzled look. I lean over and whisper in his ear, “I didn’t expect to enjoy holding hands again, but this is really nice.” He smiles at me before focusing on my mom again. She hasn’t stopped talking yet—everything from her garden to the building industry. I want to tell her she’s babbling, but I leave her to her fun. James comes out and brings Cain a beer. He offers me a glass of wine and I refuse. I get up and go get myself a soda. I open it myself and pour it. I don’t take my eyes off it the whole time.

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  Author Bio: 
 Hi my name is Deborah Leigh and I'm a 40 something stay at home mom to a wonderful Angelbaby, Hannah-Rose, who has special needs. Writing is my passion and in any spare time I might have, I read a lot. My dream day is relaxing with my little one with lots of cuddles in my pajamas and writing up a storm in the evening. I love chocolate and coffee and just about anything else delicious and bad for you. I live in South Africa and i sometimes envy places where it snows. Find me on Facebook at https://web.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008094768065

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Cover Reveal for Contemplating Domain (Ultimate Domain, Book 2) By JL Moore!!




Contemplating Domain 

(Ultimate Domain, Book 2)

by J.L. Moore





RELEASE DATE: Approx. 12-22-2016
COVER DESIGN: Mariah Lamott





Synopsis

Dominic, the thirty-two-year-old devastatingly handsome billionaire, and Iris, the petite blonde bombshell, will reconcile after they both decide their relationship is worth the risk.



These two lovers, will continue to feel moments of complete and utter bliss, and emotional turmoil, as they both continue to struggle to trust each other, and let go of the abuse from their past. Dominic built walls to protect his emotions, but he is now slowly breaking through those walls, and working toward the man he’d like to be for Iris.



Through several emotional struggles and a terrible accident, Iris will learn Dominic is there for her, every step of the way.

Dominic, on the other hand, will not only continue to free himself from the secrets of his abusive past, but he will also begin to treasure his relationship with Iris; which then begins to flourish, on the journey to something forever. That is, until Dominic thinks he catches Iris with another man, then all bets are off. Come along for the ride into something forever….eventually…maybe?

Will Dominic and Iris find their happy-ever-after? Well, you will just have to read book two to find out!

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FYI - J L Moore has decided she will donate as much of her profits she can (without having to declare herself a non-for-profit organization) for all of her books sold through the holidays. She will be donating these proceeds to charity to help in the fight against the abuse of children. 

*That means that for less than the price of a designer latte, you can purchase JL’s book(s), reading a story from a new and upcoming author, and help abused children at the same time. Pay-It-Forward… It’s the holidays for goodness sake!**



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Synopsis

When Dominic Main, the thirty-two-year-old devastatingly handsome billionaire, planned the annual gala for his charity Save the Innocent, he never dreamed the paid escort he hired as his date, would call in sick. After the petite beautiful bombshell, Iris Bloom becomes his last-minute stand in blind-date; Dominic’s no dating and no relationship rules, are about to be tested, and his solitary existence, altered.

This contemporary steamy romance with erotic elements, is the epic love story between Dominic and Iris, two broken souls, just trying to get through life without further damage to their battered and bruised hearts.

These two lovers, will feel moments of complete and utter bliss, and emotional turmoil, as they both struggle to trust each other, and let go of the past. Dominic has built walls to protect his emotions. Meanwhile, Iris will have to go through trial and tribulation before those walls begin to crack and Dominic realizes Iris is his one true love.

When Dominic's horrific past crashes into the present, the demons from his youth will threaten to devastate the strong persona he has established for himself.


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The Ultimate Domain Series will be available on the following sites as each book is released:

Amazon, iBooks, Smashwords, Goodreads, Kobo, New Concepts Publishing, and through J.L. Moore's website.

There will be at least three additional sequels to the original trilogy. Each of these additional books will feature a hot alpha you will meet in one of the first three books. 
(See if you can figure out who they will be)



About the Author

J.L. Moore
As an author and avid reader, J.L. spends much of her time writing and reading romance novels. She loves writing unique stories that end in everlasting love. She describes her genre as contemporary romance with erotic elements.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Guest Post by Shanna Hatfield, Author of Garden of Her Heart!!


Title: Garden of her Heart
Author: Shanna Hatfield
Genre: Romance 
Editor: Eliza Dee from Clio Editing
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Blurb: Can forbidden love blossom amid the constraints of war?  
     The moment the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, life shifted for Miko Nishimura. Desperate to reach the Portland Assembly Center for Japanese Americans, she’s kicked off the bus miles from town. Every tick of the clock pushes her closer to becoming a fugitive in the land of her birth. Exhausted, she stumbles to her grandparents’ abandoned farm only to find a dying soldier sprawled across the step. Unable to leave him, she forsakes all else to keep him alive.
     After crashing his plane in the Battle of the Atlantic, the doctors condemn Captain Rock Laroux to die. Determined to meet his maker beneath a blue sky at his family home, he sneaks out of the hospital. Weary and half out of his mind, he makes it as far as a produce stand he remembers from his youth. Rather than surrender to death, Rock fights a battle of the heart as he falls in love with the beautiful Japanese woman who saves his life.
     A poignant, sweet romance, Garden of Her Heart proves love can bloom in unlikely places even under the most challenging circumstances.

USA Today Bestselling Author Shanna Hatfield writes character-driven romances with relatable heroes and heroines. Her historical westerns have been described as “reminiscent of the era captured by Bonanza and The Virginian” while her contemporary works have been called “laugh-out-loud funny, and a little heart-pumping sexy without being explicit in any way.”
Convinced everyone deserves a happy ending, this hopeless romantic is out to make it happen one story at a time. When she isn’t writing or indulging in chocolate (dark and decadent, please), Shanna hangs out with her husband, lovingly known as Captain Cavedweller.
Shanna is a member of Western Writers of America, Women Writing the West, Romance Writers of America, Sweet Romance Reads, Cowboy Kisses, and Pioneer Hearts.

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USA Today Bestselling Author Shanna Hatfield joins us with her latest release, a sweet World War II romance.
Thank you so much for hosting me today. It's such a pleasure to be here with you! I thought you and your readers might like to meet one of the characters from the story, a rascally boy named Petey.
Welcome, Petey. Thank you for joining us today.
Petey: Golly! Thanks for letting me visit!
You live on the farm next to Miko's grandparents' farm. What do you think of her?
Petey: Miko’s the limit, and I mean The Limit. You can capitalize that and take it to the bank, but she’s as good an egg as ever was laid. If anyone tells you different, it’s applesauce with a side of baloney.
You had some excitement at your house recently. How do you like your brand-new baby sister?
Petey: If Mom and Pop had to drag home a crying, pooping machine, I sure wish it would’ve been a boy. It looks like we're stuck with Alice Marie, though. Why, you'd think she came from the royal palace the way Granny carries on. I suppose, though, for a baby, the Princess ain't all bad.
Have you met the soldier Miko's been helping?
Petey: Sure, I've met the captain. He's a real crackerjack. Cap plays cowboys and Indians with me, and he knows how to do all kinds of things. Did you know he got injured in the war? Boom! (Slaps hands together loudly) His plane got shot down and he crashed and everything. He's a real, honest-to-goodness hero!
That's quite impressive.
Petey: I'll tell it to the world, he's the cat's pajamas. (Petey sighs) But I think he's got his eye on Miko. I planned to marry her when I grew up big enough but he might just beat me to it. I reckon if someone else gets to marry her, he's the best man for the job.
Do you have anything else you'd like to share with our readers today, Petey?
Petey: Just to remind folks to read Miko and Rock's story. You'll find out how I get to be a big hero if you do!
Thank you for joining us, Petey, and Shanna.
Shanna: Thank you, again for hosting us!

“I thought I heard you calling for me,” Miko said, climbing down a ladder on the far end of the building with an arm full of berry crates.
Rock rushed to help her. By the time he threaded his way through the packed contents of the building, she was already on the floor.
“That’s quite a car,” he said, taking half the berry crates from her and motioning to the convertible.
“Thanks. I bought it when I was still gainfully employed,” she said, walking over to the car. “I fell in love with the color the first time I saw it and started saving my money to buy one. When the weather’s nice, it’s fun to drive with the top down.”
Rock gaped at her. “It’s your car?”
Miko grinned. “Is that a hint of disbelief I hear, Captain? Not only is it my car, but I know how to change the tires, check the oil, and siphon gas out of my dad’s car when my brother, Tommy, borrows it and brings it back empty.”
He laughed, setting down the crates and wiping his hands along his trousers before touching the car. “It is a beaut. What’s this color?”
“Laguna maroon. Papa calls it the luna moon mobile, but I still think it’s one of the prettiest colors out there.” Miko opened the driver’s side door and motioned for Rock to climb in.
He sank into the leather seat and inhaled the aroma as if it was the most expensive perfume.
“Like it?” Miko asked, bending down to better see his reaction to the car.
“You bet!” He settled his hands on the steering wheel, forcing his injured fingers to curl around the wheel.
“If you like the outside of the car, you’ll probably be more impressed by the eight cylinders under the hood.” Miko released the hood latch and Rock slid out to study the engine.
He whistled and smirked at Miko. “What’s a girl like you doing with a car like this?”
“Anything I want,” she said with a sassy grin. “At least it used to be that way.”
Rock sobered and closed the hood, using the hem of his T-shirt to wipe away the smudges made by his fingerprints.
“I didn’t realize you had cars here. I was trying to figure out how to catch a ride on the bus into Portland.”
“By all means, drive one of the cars wherever you need to go.” She pointed to her grandparents’ sedan. “Papa and Mother must have sold their car or it would be here, too. Granddad wouldn’t care if you take his.” She cast a taunting look his way. “Or, if you think you can handle it, you’re welcome to drive mine.”
His raised an eyebrow at her dare as he lifted the berry baskets and followed her out the door. “Is that an invitation or a challenge?”
“Maybe both.” She turned and sauntered away, casting a flirty smile at him over her shoulder.

 

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