Wednesday, May 17, 2017

To End the Raptue: New Cover Reveal!


To End the Rapture
Lori Parker
Publication date: September 4th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance
My name is Tyler. Yes, I’m a girl. And if you have a demon problem don’t call me, I’m retired.
Tyler Reed is done dealing with demons. After suffering a brutal loss at the hands of one, she runs away to a small town in Iowa to recover. With only her loyal cat, Bear, by her side she starts life over. Demon free. Until Kade walks into the bar she works at and tempts her back into her old ways.
It’s almost like he’s a sin.


Author Bio:
Lori Parker does a great many things in her spare time. Writing just happens to be one of them. She's mother/minion of the first order to the next Supreme. When she's not writing, designing covers, and reining in her daughter, she's on facebook chatting with her soulmate from north of the Wall.

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Review for New Release Enchanter by Kristy Centeno

ENCHANTER
The Giver of Life Trilogy, book 1
by Kristy Centeno

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Interview/Review for New Release: Rogue by Brynley Blake


Reeling from the death of her daring Navy SEAL brother, reserved McKenzie Prescott decides to honor him in the only way she can think of--by finishing his bucket list. Suddenly, she’s doing things she’s never dreamed of--like jumping off waterfalls...and inviting the intoxicating stranger she meets in Las Vegas to help her with some of the more racy items on the list…

Noah Payne used to be a Navy SEAL…until his job cost him his family. Now he wants revenge, and he’s not above playing dirty to get it. His current mission—to find a missing shipment of guns—is the last piece of the puzzle. But his only lead is Liam Prescott’s bucket list. Noah figures that by getting close to Liam’s sister, McKenzie, he’ll soon get his hands on the list. Only keeping his hands off a suddenly sexy McKenzie is turning out to be the real challenge!
 
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Rogue by Brynley Blake was a thrill ride of a read. There were hot, badass SEALs and a bucket list to die for. The chemistry between McKenzie and Noah was electric. The bucket list was my favorite part of this book and I can't wait to read the future books to see what else is on there! I hope that we get to meet more of Liam's (McKenzie's brother) SEAL team in Walker's book. I recommend this for anyone that loves military men, bucket lists full of risk, and sexy love scenes with a demanding alpha male. I will not give up hope that Liam may still be alive! Oh yeah, book two comes out on my birthday πŸŽ‰, hint hint! πŸ˜‰ 

Keep reading for my interview with Brynley and where you can purchase Rogue today!

My interview with Brynley Blake:

Why and how did you decide what went on the bucket list?

I love bucket lists and I have one of my own, so a lot of the items on Liam’s list were inspired by mine.  Some are sort of universal items.  And still others are clues Liam left.  But of course I can’t tell you which are which, or that would ruin the fun!  I can tell you that Rebel, the last book of the series, will include Liam’s bucket list in its entirety.

Have you ever done any of the things listed?

I’ve done a few of them, and I plan to do a lot more. Actually, looking back at the list to answer this question, I realize I haven’t done that many at all!  I have to get busy! I do have a tattoo. And I may have done a few of the more, um, intimate things on the list.  All in the name of research of course!  But I’m going to plead the fifth on specifics…

What was the most reckless and bold and fearless thing you've ever done?

I don’t have a great answer for this. I’m actually not really a thrill seeker, but I do LOVE adventures, being open to new experiences, and pushing myself a little beyond my comfort zone, so that accounts for some of the sort of reckless/bold/fearless things I’ve checked off my bucket list such as riding behind a guy on a motorcycle, getting a tattoo, making out with a stranger, having sex on the beach, riding in a hot air balloon, snorkeling, parasailing, ziplining, and taking a cross country road trip with friends that ended up with us on the band Heart’s tour bus at a truck stop at two in the morning, but that’s another story...  But sometimes the things that take the most boldness and courage are things like pursuing your dreams, risking your heart, standing up for yourself and what you believe in, and refusing to settle for anything less than wonderful.

Is it a possibility that Liam is still alive??? (I hope so, would make a great plot twist for a future book πŸ˜‰)  

Anything is possible πŸ˜‰

Will we meet all of Liam's SEAL team in future books? 

As you already know, readers will meet Walker in Renegade, the next book in the series.  Rebel, the third book, will wrap up the bucket list and the mystery of theguns, but I have loved writing about these alpha Navy SEALs, so it’s possible some other guys on the team may just keep the series going.

How long do I have to wait for Walker's book? 

Not long!  Renegade will be out August 15th.  I really fell in love with Gemma and Walker; hopefully my readers will too.

I was so into this book! I really want to know what happens next, it's gonna kill me to wait πŸ˜Š 

You just made my day!  I love hearing that.  






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Friday, May 12, 2017

Review for New Release: The Reaper's Embrace by Abigail Baker

Death has never looked so grim.

TRE_500 About The Reaper's Embrace: I’m marked for death. If I can get this Deathmark removed, I can help save the world from total ruin. Only thing is, Brent Hume, Grim Reaper and love of my life, is hot on my trail, zeroing in on the mark that beckons him. The Reaper’s instinct cannot be denied. He would sooner stop breathing than ignore a Deathmark’s call. He’s a tireless supernatural hunter, and I’m his top prey. If I don’t find a way to stop him from doing his job, everything and everyone I love will suffer. The world will suffer. And I’m sick of letting people down, dammit. But even as I run from him, I want to run toward him.

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We sipped our drinks. A strip of foam clung to his upper lip before he licked it away. Brent appeared to want to smile, like he was trying to be flirtatious, but there was a heft to his gaze. I lowered my mug of coffee to its saucer. I was ready to talk if he had something to share.
“I have a secret,” he said, his voice low and hushed.
I raised my eyebrows. Go on.
“I don’t like coffee.”
My eyebrows rose higher if that was even possible. “You what?”
“I don’t like it. Too bitter.”
How do I not know this? “But we’ve had coffee together more than once.”
“I know.”
“Then…if you wanted to tell me this now, why did you order a coffee?"
“Because it’s the hip thing to do, right?” Suddenly Brent looked a little sheepish. Knowing what he could do and the power that he held, his slightly hunched shoulders and scrunched brow became humorous to me. “Why are you laughing?”
“I’m not.” I snorted. “Okay, I am.”
He allowed me the time that I needed to laugh, so I made sure to enjoy the moment. In that time, he sipped his coffee, making a face as he did. Once I had enough, I quieted down, composed myself, and then took a drink of my own coffee. The slightly fruity flavor warmed me through and through. “I didn’t bring you here to confess that I hate coffee. Although I did worry you’d break up with me for it. I sort of lose my charm without a coffee in my hand, huh?”
I cocked my head to one side.
“Well, now that you say it, you sorta do.”
Hurt crept into the corners of his eyes, but I knew he knew that it was a joke. Still.
“I’m teasing,” I said. “I’d never dump you over coffee, even Le Nektar coffee. But do you think you can tell me why we’re really here?”
a Rafflecopter giveaway About the Author: Abigail Baker shares her home with a Siamese cat endearingly named “The Other Cat” and two rescued mutts with mundane human names that people think are cute. In addition to writing about rebellious heroines, she enjoys hiking, discovering craft beers, baking the perfect vanilla bean cupcake, and rock climbing (going as far as scaling 800 vertical feet to the summit of Devil’s Tower National Monument in 2013). Abigail won first place in RWA’s Golden Network’s 2011 Golden Pen in Paranormal Romance for Tattoo of Your Name Across My Soul, the book now known as The Reaper’s Kiss (Deathmark Book One). She regularly blogs about life observances at abigailbakerbooks.com, lives at the base of the Rocky Mountains, and can be easily found hiking any of Colorado’s best trails. Connect: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Amazon | Newsletter TRE Series πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“š My Review πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“š My favorite genre to read is paranormal, with or without romance, ok mostly with πŸ˜‰ That is what intrigued me about this book. I haven't read the others in this series (will be remedied ASAP) but that did not cause any issue with following the story. While I would have loved to have the details behind some of the things from past books, it wasn't necessary for me to enjoy and understand this one. The author did a fantastic job of giving just the right details to further the story without having to rewrite what was in the past books, and I love that, nothing bothers me more than reading a series and having most of what happened in the previous rewritten in the latest. I was a little confused with the Stygian, scrivener, eidolon, reaper and trivial classification system and what the differences were (I would think I had it figured out when something random would throw me and I'd be but I thought that was ....) but not enough to lose interest. This was a very unique world and while some of the paranormal references I recognized, they were used differently than I had seen before, and I absolutely love when that happens. It's like a whole new world of possibilities just opened for me and my overactive imagination. Can't wait to discover more worlds and stories from Abigail Baker!

Cover Reveal: Chance Encounter by SJ McCoy

Chance Encounter

A Chance and a Hope, Book One by SJ McCoy Genre: Contemporary Romance, Western Romance Cover Design: Dana Leah @ Designs by Dana Cover Model: Andrew James Photographer: Golden Czermak FuriousFotog Publication Date: May 16, 2017
Chance knew love once—a long time ago. She died when they were eighteen and the best of him died with her. Since then his work on a ranch in Montana has allowed him to keep his distance from people and from happiness. Eighteen years later, he may be ready to start living again—maybe. He’s watched all his friends find love and embark on the next stage of their lives. Part of him would like to do the same; part of him would rather cling to the past. He’s hoping that a trip to the Oregon Coast, and a couple of weeks away from his normal life, might help him figure out how he can move forward and maybe even be happy. It’s taken him eighteen years to get this point, but a chance encounter on the beach will make him want to figure it all out in just two weeks. He’s come a long way, but can he really open his heart up to happiness—and to Hope? Chance Encounter is the first of three books in A Chance and a Hope Series. These are not standalone reads. In fact, when you get to the end of this story, you may be faced with a cliffhanger – or you may not. The choice is yours! What do I mean? Well, when you reach the end of Chapter Twenty you’ll be left with a warm and fuzzy Happy-For-Now. Then you’ll be faced with a choice – read on, all the way up to the edge of a cliff where I’ll leave you hanging, or stop right where you are and wait for Book Two to come out on June 13 and read Chapter Twenty-One then. If you love a cliffy, you can have one. If you detest a cliffy, you don’t have to deal with it! Also, if you’d rather wait until the entire trilogy is complete you’ll only have a couple of months to wait. Book Two: Finding Hope releases June 13 Book Three: Give Hope a Chance releases July 11

About SJ McCoy

Hi, I’m SJ, a coffee addict, lover of chocolate and drinker of good red wines. I’m a lost soul and a hopeless romantic. Reading and writing are necessary parts of who I am. Though perhaps not as necessary as coffee! I can drink coffee without writing, but I can’t write without coffee. I grew up loving romance novels, my first boyfriends were book boyfriends, but life intervened, as it tends to do, and I wandered down the paths of non-fiction for many years. My life changed completely a few of years ago and I returned to Romance to find my escape. I write ‘Sweet N Steamy’ stories because to me there is enough angst and darkness in real life. My favorite romances are happy escapes with a focus on fun, friendships and happily-ever-afters, just like the ones I write. These days I live in beautiful Montana, the last best place. If I’m not reading or writing you’ll find me just down the road in the park – Yellowstone. I have deer, eagles and the occasional bear for company, and I like it that way :0)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Review for New Release: When Danger Bites by Heather Long


When Danger Bites

by Heather Long Publication Date: May 8, 2017 Genres: Adult, Entangled: Select Otherworld, Paranormal, Romance

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Buttoned-up Corporal Kaitlyn Amador is dangerous on every level. As a human, she poses a threat to Marine Captain Jax Raymond’s special Force Recon unit. Though the team has a reputation among the other recon units, only their commanding officer knows their secret. As a woman, the danger posed is entirely different. Jax can survive the temptation for only so long before his wolf takes over and pursues what it wants. Military intelligence specialist Corporal Kaitlyn Amador is the first woman in the Marines to be assigned to a recon team. And everyone’s watching her. Her mission? Not only prove herself worthy of her place in the group, but uncover the mystery of why Bravo Team is so successful. A mission that gets more difficult every time she’s near Jax… goodreads-badge-add-38px

ABOUT HEATHER LONG

USA Today best-selling author, Heather Long, likes long walks in the park, science fiction, superheroes, Marines, and men who aren’t douche bags. Her books are filled with heroes and heroines tangled in romance as hot as Texas summertime. From paranormal historical westerns to contemporary military romance, Heather might switch genres, but one thing is true in all of her stories—her characters drive the books. When she’s not wrangling her menagerie of animals, she devotes her time to family and friends she considers family. She believes if you like your heroes so real you could lick the grit off their chest, and your heroines so likable, you’re sure you’ve been friends with women just like them, you’ll enjoy her worlds as much as she does. Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads | Newsletter | Amazon Author Profile

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My review: This is a military and paranormal romance, and since I love both this was a much anticipated read. The MCs both are strong characters separately and stronger together. I love how kickass Kat is and that she puts Jax in his place when needed. I was hoping for more of the paranormal aspect but, I believe this book set us up perfectly for the future books to include more of the wolves from Bravo team. I'm hoping every member gets a HEA and I am looking forward to reading them all. Highly recommend for anyone who enjoys their romance with military or paranormal influence.

Friday, May 5, 2017

New Release: Hammered by Rose Hudson

Hammered

A Shadows of Chicago Novel by Rose Hudson Publication Date: May 5, 2017 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance Cover Models - Lance Jones / Jurnee Lane Cover Photographer - Calvin Smith Cover Design - Sommer Stein
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Hammer ham·mer ?ham?r/ verb past tense: hammered; past participle: hammered 1.hit or beat (something) with a hammer or similar object. 2. informal attack or criticize forcefully and relentlessly. Stone Fighting has been engrained—hammered into me. It’s something I know all about, yet wish I knew nothing at all. For the last seventeen of my twenty-seven years, hurt has fueled my desire in the ring. But I want better. I’ve paid my dues. I want far away from this life. I thought I finally had my chance and then corruption threatened to take it away. I’m no stranger to challenge; it just makes me more determined to come out on top—of my world and her. She thinks we’re from opposite sides of the track, and she’s right. But we’re both blinded by pain, and I see hers. I’ve fought plenty of fights and Lydia Norberg may prove to be my strongest opponent yet. Lydia I craved a man’s hands on me for no other reason than pure, unadulterated lust. No hidden expectations of more, just pleasure, anything to take my mind off my reality and send me into orbit around a brighter place. So I took a chance by attending an Elite party—young professionals looking for sex, no strings attached. At first glance, they all looked pretty boring until I saw him. I only knew him as Stone, no last names, no personal information exchanged; those were the rules. Little did I know, he represents everything I desire and everything I fear.

About Rose Hudson

Born and raised southern girl. Mother, Wife, and lover of all things music, books and good people. Self-proclaimed number one fan of Scott Eastwood and Highly Suspect. When she isn’t tending to all of the above, you can find her reading, writing, or recording audiobooks.