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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Kinky Christmas – Blog Hop Giveaway International

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Could their love for each other still exist? - More Than a Memory by Amber Nation

Cover Reveal Locking eyes after fifteen long years raises deep emotions and unanswered questions:
What happened to make Eden run?
Could their love for each other still exist?
Or will their past time together be nothing more than a memory?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

How did I ever think something like this could work? - Gravel Ghost (Book #1) by Charyse Allan

His eyes pierce mine, but I force myself to look away. I have to lie to him. There’s no way I can tell him this. I’ve been trained my whole life that our name is what we protect with the greatest ferocity. If someone has our name, they can use it against us. He grabs my chin again, forcing me to look at him.

It will have you believing in true love - If You Believe by Mya O'Malley

There was something different about her eyes now; once they had been filled with spark and mischief, but now they were sadder, as if the light had somehow gone out. The same eyes that had looked at him with varying degrees of emotions for all those precious years they had shared together. The same eyes that held him spellbound right.

Surely she is the devil coming to collect on his lost soul. - The Last Enchantress by Scott & Judith Powell

What did it really matter if I revealed myself? I jumped down without a sound and sat on the bench that she had just occupied. Even though she had only been here but a moment, I could still feel her warmth lingering on the surface. Somehow, she sensed I was there, and she began to run, which was not surprising. 

Will they accept that love - true love - can sometimes conquer all? - Seventh Wonder by Renae Kelleigh

Feeling half numb, she went to lean against the balustrade. For long moments, she didn’t dare drag her eyes away from the sinking sun as it hauled a frayed mantle of shadows over the canyon’s tortuous and deeply gouged ravines. For a brief instant, her fear that he would find his way over to her was matched only by her fear that he wouldn’t.

FUSION: An Anthology from Promotional Book Tours

Nine outstanding fantasy stories merged together to create a bestselling reaction.
An anthology designed for readers of fantasy . . . Paranormal, urban/contemporary fantasy, science fiction and dystopian fused together in one epic fantasy bundle. Make your way through fire and ice, love, lust and hate as NINE International Bestselling Authors come together to spin their tales of magic and destruction. This is a truly unique bundle that successfully blends all aspects of the Fantasy genre.

FUSION: An Anthology from Reading Addiction Book Tours

Nine outstanding fantasy stories merged together to create a bestselling reaction.
An anthology designed for readers of fantasy . . . Paranormal, urban/contemporary fantasy, science fiction and dystopian fused together in one epic fantasy bundle. Make your way through fire and ice, love, lust and hate as NINE International Bestselling Authors come together to spin their tales of magic and destruction. This is a truly unique bundle that successfully blends all aspects of the Fantasy genre.

find out “what happens after.” - Good Faith (Stewart Realty #8) by Liz Crowe and Happy Birthday!

18+ "What better way to celebrate a birthday and exceptional hard work than with the best announcement I could be making. *drumroll* After careful calculations, Good Faith’s final totals for this year to date are 1327– which means….

Kids Moments - Apple Pie For You and I by Denise Mistich

From the author: This project was a lot of fun and I know the kids are going to love it. I simply wrote a poem about raccoons eating an apple pie. Illustrator Daniel Bulleri brought the story to life. I hope you enjoy it with your little ones.

Not your typical happily ever after - The Friessens: A New Beginning series

The stories in this series are romances filled with sexual tension, rough language, passion, the ideals of family, love and loyalty and The Friessen men in these stories are strong sexy alpha males. And are not your typical happily ever after.

“Is it just me or does this place kind of make your skin crawl?” - For the Eye Sees Not Itself (SIS Case Files #4) by A.R. Moler

In the reflection Evan saw a man behind him, and he whirled around to face the stranger. Gabrielle’s body was sprawled limply on the floor. Tom Garner, Brie’s psycho ex-boyfriend, was kneeling beside her, a knife in his hand, stabbing her again and again. Evan screamed, “NO!” He tackled the man and knocked him backward to the floor. 

Never comingle with mortals - Infernal Ice by Joceline Farrah

I just don’t think you can ever mourn a lost long enough. Imagine meeting that special someone and suddenly tragedy rips them from your life. I don’t’ believe there is enough days in a lifetime to fill that void, or to mourn such a loss. You move on because you have to but there’s a part of you that dies with that person and it can never be resurrected.

An intelligent lady who is determined to seduce her brother’s friend - His Wicked Seduction (The League of Rogues #2) by Lauren Smith

The League of Rogues takes what they want—but have they taken on too much?
"Within the ton, there was scandal and then there was scandal. For a certain class of woman, being seen with the wrong man in the wrong place could be enough to ruin her reputation and damage her prospects. These fair creatures deserved nothing but the utmost in courtesy and propriety."

Unexpected romance, explosive secrets, and shocking betrayals - Mylena Chronicles series by Chloe Jacobs

Cover Reveal - Greta has hidden her humanity and taken the job of bounty hunter—and she’s good at what she does. So good, she’s caught the attention of Mylena’s young goblin king, the darkly enticing Isaac, who invades her dreams and undermines her will to escape. 

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Sometimes the best mistakes are the ones that you make over and over again…-Reason and Romance by Jenn Young

First clue: the singsong “Alex!” that shattered her eardrums. The possessor of that voice was a stunning redhead poured into a tight outfit and sandals. She had it all: an ample chest, a pair of long legs that seemed to stretch forever, and a flowing, gorgeous mane. Not a hair was out of place, even when she planted a pouting kiss on Alex.

She knows a relationship cannot be built on lies - Fighting Words by Emily Eck

He makes her feel alive in a way she's never experienced. Unfortunately, he's not what he seems and Sara isn't sure she can forgive him. Though his intentions are good, she knows a relationship cannot be built on lies so she retreats back to her silent world.

Kids Moments - Journey to Jazzland by Gia Volterra De Saulnier

What a darling book and what a great way to learn the instruments of an orchestra! In this beautifully illustrated book, the instruments have catchy names and personalities that make you want to cheer for them as them journey to Jazzland, a place they can improvise and make new sounds together. The joyful approach to learning not only the names of the instruments but their sounds as well, makes this children's book a must for music teachers, libraries and schools. - Goodreads

Finally, I remember. I know who did this to me - Figment (Mad in Wonderland) by Cameron Jace

My body is numb, enough to chain me in temporary paralysis. Each of my limbs is heavy enough that I don't bother lifting any. 
Somehow, I am sure this will subside. 
A slow train of memories arrives. It's slow but noisy and heavy, like a locomotive breath. 
Finally, I remember. I know who did this to me."

Leaving behind those she has come to love - The Lebrus Stone by Miriam Khan

Crystal Valdez, accepts an invitation to the small town of Blacksville. And when a local informs Crystal of the secrets buried at Thorncrest Manor, the kind consisting of a forbidden love and war between hidden worlds, and witchcraft, she must decide whom to trust. Even if it means leaving behind those she has come to love.

Their passion might just set them free - Where Darkness Lies (Criminals of the Ocean #2) by Bella Jewel

This author has penned yet another rough, raw, gritty and edgy romance that completely enthralled me from start to finish. Dimitri and Jess captured my heart and refused to let go until the very last page of their story was read.[...] All in all, Where Darkness Lies was a wonderfully gritty and angsty adventure. This book is a MUST READ - Goodreads

I was definitely a boy-next door kind of girl. - After I Fall by Amity Hope

His smile was too fake, too perfect. Teeth straightened by braces and whitened at the dentist’s office. His eyes could be his best feature. They were an icy shade of blue, offset by his deep tan this time of year. But they looked cold. When he smiled, it never reached his eyes. His honey blond hair appeared to be shellacked into place.

The Extraordinary Adventure of the Original by Sean Miller

When the people of Tower City face a new subterranean threat, who do they call? What will they do?! They turn to the worlds first superhero, The Original!

This fun, all-ages, 30 page story focuses on an early adventure of The Original in his younger years and gives the secret origin of a popular character from the main series! 

“You don’t have to cry about him anymore.” - The Missing (Birthright #2) by Necole Ryse

Detective Douglas picked up speed and fell into step beside me. “I’m not violating any of your rights, sweetie.” He reeked of stale cigarette smoke. His hair peeked from under his hat, falling into his eyes. He brushed the curls away, but they stubbornly fell back into place. He couldn’t have been making any progress in the investigation if he was still questioning me.

How strong his will power truly is - Will Power (Djinn #0.5) by Laura Catherine

Cover Reveal - The plot was completely different from what I expected, the characters leaped off the pages and invaded my life throughout the time I spent reading this book. Hell, the characters became a part of my life. [...] I could go on raving about this book and dissecting every word of it until I’m blue in the face and my fingers fall of from typing, but I won’t because YOU HAVE TO READ IT!!! - Goodreads about book #1

What you see is not always what you get - Defenseless (Diamond Girls #3) by Elisa Dane

Cover Reveal - But the unimaginable happens, and both Claire and her team are rocked by a devastating loss. Determined to get to Worlds any way she can, Claire finds help from the last person she imagined would give it—up and coming UFC fighter and notorious bad boy.

One impossible choice - Forever His Baby by Morgana Phoenix

Cover Reveal - From the moment her suspicions are confirmed, Lily knows she’s screwed. What the hell is a nineteen year old with no future going to do with a baby? She can barely take care of herself. She needs help.

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Fabulously Festive Christmas Giveaway Blog Hop International

December New Release Giveaway Hop International

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Review - Lady Macbeth (Daughter of Ravens #1) by Melanie Karsak

A world where death is the end of life, but not of the existence. Superstitions, legends, traditions, ancient rituals and historical facts will be found in abundance and will leave their mark on the fate and soul of our heroine. The writer offers a large amount of information that I wanted to check immediately, to give them historic landmarks and to absorb them.

Death was only the beginning - Life AD 2: M.I.A.: Missing in Atman by Michelle E. Reed

Atman City, beautiful and enticing, is an ever-present temptation that is strictly off limits to underage souls. The promise of adventure proves too strong, and beneath the city’s sheen of ethereal majesty, Dez discovers a world teeming with danger.
Welcome to Life, A.D. where being dead doesn’t mean you’re safe, and the only thing harder than getting out of limbo is getting through it.

His interference almost blows her surveillance operation - Running Hot (Bad Boys Undercover 0.5) by HelenKay Dimon

It is amazing how much action is packed into this novella. It is non-stop....and I loved it. I am not sure that everything would have worked like it did in the story in real life but who cares. This story is so much fun. This story had everything a romantic suspense should have - wonderful characters, lots of action, tons of chemistry, and even a few laughs. - Goodreads

They have no idea what they really need - Rough around the Edges Meets Refined (Meet Your Match #2) by Rachael Anderson

Through the curtains hanging across Noah’s front window, Cassie could see the glow of what appeared to be little white lights framing the window. She hesitated on the front porch, pulling her jacket tighter around the long, flowing top she’d chosen to wear with her favorite charcoal leggings, thinking that she should have worn sweats instead.
What would happen if she knocked on the door and allowed herself to dance with Noah? What if he tried to kiss her?Would she be strong enough to say not yet?

Splintering sound of gunshots echoed in my ears… -Lunar Passing (Caged Moon #2) by Rachel Deagan

“Well, good then.” He smiled in a way that made me want to growl. “Then I don’t have to tell you, what I’m doing either.” He winked, moving past me to the main door leading to the curb outside. “We have a truce.”
“Wait,” I said, and he paused, lifting a brow. “What are you talking about? Why were you in the office? That’s staff only.”
“Now, come on, Charlotte. I thought we had a deal.”

"sometimes I may push what you believe to be 'normal'" - Grit by Margaret McHeyzer

He’ll protect what’s his. 
She’ll protect what’s hers. 
Jaeger is an arrogant ass, but he wants nothing more than Phoenix. 
Phoenix is stubborn and headstrong, and she wants Jaeger out of her life. 
Sometimes it’s best to let things go

Hidden worlds - The Lebrus Stone by Miriam Khan

Crystal Valdez, accepts an invitation to the small town of Blacksville. And when a local informs Crystal of the secrets buried at Thorncrest Manor, the kind consisting of a forbidden love and war between hidden worlds, and witchcraft, she must decide whom to trust. Even if it means leaving behind those she has come to love.

"a beautiful tapestry of facts, intrigue and emotion" - Coincidence by Danette J. Hansen

The left corner was burned and the thin ribbon was sewed on one side. I held the bumpy fabric in my hands. How odd. Why would anyone stuff this in the lid of a vase?
I glanced back at the door one more time. When everything remained quiet except for the humming of the wind outside I set the lamp back on the table and picked up the broken pieces. Breaking this vase left me feeling like a criminal.

I wished I could tell her the truth. - The Last Protector by Stephanie Keyes

"Where ya going?" 
I wished I could tell her the truth. "Ah, you know. I have to do some stuff with the 'rents this afternoon. I'll call you later, okay?" I pushed down my guilt and smiled, trying to amp up my charm to the super mega-watt Gabe level

Unwrap These Presents

Twenty-three authors of GLBT fiction contributed holiday stories that give you snow, presents, plenty of food, Holiday cheer and nicely wrapped curvy women under the tree.

All profits of this anthology will be donated to the Albert Kennedy Trust in the UK and the Ali Forney Center in New York City. Both organizations provide housing for homeless LGBT youth.

Her presence may inspire genius. But it breeds madness, too - Inspire (The Muse #1) by Cora Carmack

He’s back to being business, grown-up Wilder tonight in his button down and glasses. Only now that I know him, it doesn’t seem like such a stark difference. He is neither the straight-laced man nor the tattooed bad boy. Or perhaps he’s both. Regardless of what he’s wearing, Wilder is caring and loyal and strong and so sexy that I’m having trouble remembering why I shouldn’t push him into the backseat of his SUV and crawl on top of him.

Nine NEW stories to make you HOT this winter - All I Want

Nine NEW stories to make you HOT this winter
Features nine brand new novellas by J.M. Darhower, L.P. Dover, Jennifer Foor, H.J. Harley, B.J. Harvey, Heidi McLaughlin, K.A. Robinson, S.L. Scott and Tijan.

Peace is just a breath between battles - Transition (Chronicles of the Uprising #4) by Katie Salidas

The great cataclysm wiped almost all life from the face of planet Earth, but tiny pockets of survivors crawled from the ashes, with only one thought: survival, at any cost.
But not all survivors were human. 
In the new world order being a Vampire is a crime punishable by eternal servitude in the arena as a Gladiator of the Iron Gate. 

He was my redemption, my reason to take my next breath…then, he was gone - Feel by Karen-Anne Stewart

The one whose emotions I can’t feel is the one who makes me feel the most.
Jensen always told me I was strong, but I didn’t believe him until I was forced to be strong on my own, and I kept breathing without him. I’ve taken 42 million breaths since the moment he sent me away. Now, four years later, he’s standing in front of me, and I can barely breathe.

Will he be the one to push her over the edge? - Not Meant To Be Broken by Cora Reilly

Confusion flickered on his face but he sank down on the chair Reagan had sat in moment before without protest. I stood and slowly walked over to him. With him sitting, I had a couple of inches on him. He tilted his head up, not making any move to reach out for me. His hands rested on his thighs. He was trying to look as harmless as a man of his size and stature possibly could

This isn't your usual love story - Luca: I Love the Way You Lie Novel by Gina Whitney

Pyromania is an impulse control disorder [1] in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, [1] in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification.
“Anger is like a thorn in the heart...the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.” -Luca

What if their choice is no choice at all? - Descent (Soul Keeper Series #3) by L.A. Starkey

Cover Reveal: All is lost and the prophecy seems null and void. Samantha is dead to the living world, and Marcus and Nicolas completely destroyed, but things aren’t always as they seem. To save the one they love, the boys will have to traverse the Descent, a darkness that all will enter and few will ever leave.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

The life of a sewer rat! - RATGIRL: Song of the Viper by Gayle C. Krause

Sixteen-year-old streetwise orphan, Jax Stone is an expert at surviving in a dangerous city, where rats rival the homeless for food and shelter, but she’s an amateur at fighting the immoral mayor when he kidnaps her little brother. Desperation demands she quickly master the role of courageous opponent. 

Right now she's finding it hard to focus on the future - The Cancer Club by Lucinda Sue Crosby

The strength of soul she'd come to rely on in her teens and had always regarded as her personal fail-safe had disappeared like smoke on a windy day. She didn't care to live. She didn't care to be. Before her fight against cancer, she'd had zero empathy for the reasons people gave up. She was smugly convinced that every human being could find the strength they needed if they only looked for it.

Enter the Variant World! - Blood Moon (The Dark Moon Series #1) by Shelly M Burrows, Michael S. Stewart

This book pulled me in from the beginning. I love the characters. I've also had the pleasure to see them role played out as well. The authors are very talented writers. They know how to keep you glued to the book. It just unfolded like watching the telly. I am proud of them. It is worth ever bit of your time. It is well written. Excellent job. I am super excited about the second book coming up here soon. I will be purchasing it as well. Great read. Just do it. And get lost in their world. You will not regret it.- Amazon

it’s become impossible to step back - What Casts the Shadow? by Seth Mullins

That’s how I learned to play so well within just a handful of years. I gave up on the romanticized notion of a normal social life and focused on practicing and creating. Tommy, meanwhile, had picked up the bass. Somewhere along the line we discovered that we each had halfway-decent singing voices as well, at least for the kind of abrasive music we were writing.