Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Hump Day Romanticizing

Good Morning Fans! Just a quick list for you today! But some big names on it!! Enjoy the Romance!! 

Crash and Burn: A Men of Crash, Fire and Rescue Short Story
The marines of Crash, Fire and Rescue wait at the end of the flightlines, racing to the rescue when a military jet crashes. They’re first on the scene. First to put out the flames. And first to fight to pull an injured pilot from the burning wreckage. Dane Roberts loves his job—but he never expected his latest rescue to be a blast from his own past.

Military pilot Laura Jo Dawson hasn’t stopped running since high school and her one night with the sexy quarterback. He wanted to hang on; she needed to go. She lives for the adrenaline rush of flying, of pushing herself harder, higher, faster. When her experimental jet crashes and Dane carries her to safety, however, suddenly running looks less exciting. And spending time in the arms of her sexy rescuer looks better and better...

Gabriel's Hope (#1, Rhyn Eternal)
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Death Finds Love.

Recently appointed as Death, Gabriel’s life can’t get much worse. His underworld is in shambles, and he’s racing demons to collect souls in the human world. To add to his mess, he discovers that his predecessor raised an unwelcome Immortal from the dead, one who threatens the Immortal Council that his friend, the Ancient Rhyn, is trying to hold together. When the underworld shuts Gabriel out, he’s convinced he’s hit rock bottom. Until he meets her, and he realizes things can get worse. Much worse.

Now in human form, Deidre – Gabriel’s predecessor and long-time tormenter – is dying from a brain tumor. Rather than mourn, she decides to enjoy the rest of her short life by checking off every box on her bucket list. Little does she suspect that a weekend getaway to the beach will throw her into the hands of Death himself and overturn everything she knows about her world. Deidre has no idea who she was in her past life, but she must learn fast, or she’ll never understand why the Immortals, demons and Death alike are after her. The secret is buried in her head, and the only way to uncover it will kill her. 

To survive, she must reach the wounded man behind the mask of Death and show him that the world is filled with more than tragedy and pain.

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Raffaello (Rafe) Palazzo takes what he wants with no regrets. Arianna (Ari) Lynn Harlow has led a charmed life until tragedy strikes her family. He’s looking for a no-emotions attached mistress, she’s looking for redemption. 

They are not a pair that should ever work, but undeniable attraction and devastating tragedies bring them together in the city by the bay where he fights to keep their relationship nothing more than an enjoyable way to meet his needs, and she battles to not lose herself in him. Spending time with Ari starts cracking the hard shell that Rafe has built around his heart, but he denies the affect she has on him until it’s too late to stop the inevitable conclusion that their relationship is headed for.

Rafe once believed in happily ever after, coming from a large Italian family. He’s got the Midas touch, since every endeavor he tries turns to gold. That all ends when his wife walks out the door and leaves him blindsided. His devastation quickly turns to steel when he decides no woman will fool him again. From that point on he treats relationships as nothing more than business transactions where both party’s come out mutually benefited.

Just when Ari has sunk to the lowest she’s ever been she finds an ad in the paper announcing a job that’s too good to be true. It turns out she’s right. She makes it through the intense rounds of interviews only to find out the job is for a mistress to the powerful Rafe Palazzo, owner of Palazzo Enterprises. Rafe gives her a day to think about whether she wants the position or not, and she’s sent on her way, only to find out her mother’s near-terminal position has taken a turn for the worse. Her mom’s only in the hospital because Ari messed up, and her mother’s the one who paid the price. Is Rafe her savior, or will he take her with him straight to the depths of hell?

Silver Storm (The Raveneau Novels, Book 1)
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Dashing and dangerous Andre Raveneau is the Revolutionary War's most reckless privateer captain when Devon Lindsay stows away aboard his ship after her Connecticut town has been burned by the British. Raveneau sardonically agrees to deliver her to her childhood sweetheart in Virginia but doesn't count on his own potent attraction to the enchanting, courageous Devon.

Through high adventure, swashbuckling sea battles, and the colorful history of America's revolution, the couple battles the fiery passion that binds them together.

SILVER STORM is on keeper shelves worldwide. The story of Andre and Devon and their twisting path to true love is one you will want to read over and over!

Caroline (The Beauvisage Novels, Book 1)
The year is 1783, and rakish Alexandre Beauvisage is returning from the Revolutionary War when he discovers Caroline, unconscious in the Connecticut woods. Dressed as a boy, she has no memory of her past. Against his better judgment, he takes the lovely foundling with him to his home in Philadelphia and finds his life increasingly complicated as the fiery attraction between them builds and Caro's dangerous past reaches out to her.

Bittersweet Exes
In this tangled web of bittersweet past and present relationships, havoc is created in the lives of five main characters. Their memories create a "what if" chain reaction that changes their lives forever. Its up to them to decide if precedent love is enough to go backwards or will new love help them move forward. DeDe is a workaholic and Founder of Turner and Turner Cosmetic Corporation. She has a hard time showing any sympathy or compassion for anyone around her including her husband and child, relying on the prescribed medication she takes for anxiety. Tyrin supports his wife by giving up his professional basketball dream just for her. When he can't get DeDe to commit more time for their home life, he files for divorce as a scare tactic to see if she will change for him. When that doesn't work, he comes to the realization that he's going to lose her for good.

The Breakup (Lost in Italy)
In The Breakup, Aja Rain has sliced all ties with her controlling boyfriend. She accidentally used a knife, and now she has become something of a media sensation. Her family wants her ex-boyfriend to pay an even steeper price for his transgressions against Aja, but she won't be a part of it. 

To escape the media attention and the conflict between her family and Stephen, her ex-boyfriend, Aja flees to Italy. There she finds vineyards, golden landscapes, Marco and Pietro. It is time to put her life back together.

She does not know her ex-boyfriend is on his way. He is not finished with her yet. 

Seeing Stars
Arizona astronomer Claire Welland is anything but starry-eyed when it comes to romance. She knows her home on an isolated mountaintop observatory makes marriage to most men impossible, but that doesn’t mean she can’t have a little romantic fun. The last thing she expects when she comes home to Port Townsend, Washington, for her high school reunion is to be swept off her feet by blake McKenzie.

Once the town bad boy, Blake is now a prominent shipbuilder dedicated to helping local teens. When he asks Claire to talk to one of his boys about astronomy, he’s only thinking she might give direction to a troubled kid. He certainly never dreamed she’d inspire him - to fall in love. Now Blake is determined to show Claire that their future together is in the stars … if she’ll only open her eyes.

Courted by a Cowboy (Wyoming Legacy)
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Wyoming, 1895
Sam Castlerock's return to Bear Creek, Wyoming, may be the answer to Emily Sands's prayers. Though she's not the kind of girl to rely on anyone else, the handsome cowboy-turned-banker may be able to get her family a much-needed extension on their loan. But Sam also reminds Emily of her dreams of a husband and family of her own….
After years on the range, Sam is determined to prove himself to his father by turning around the local bank, even if he must call in loans from his struggling neighbors. But being reunited with Emily stirs old feelings to life, and he's soon torn between his obligations and following his heart. How can Sam do his duty if it will hurt the community—and the woman he loves?

A Moment (Moments Series, New Adult Romance: Book 1 Marie Hall)

A chance meeting...

Life didn't turn out the way I'd ever hoped it would. I got pregnant at 14. Same year my mom got diagnosed with MS. Dad bailed on us and my life felt like it suddenly started to spiral out of control. I'm 21 now, I go to college, I work hard, trying to make something of myself. I wasn't supposed to be at that burlesque bar Valentine's Day. I wasn't supposed to meet Ryan Cosgrove, but I did. And now nothing will ever be the same.
Love born from pain...

I'm a retired Marine, an MMA fighter, and when I was younger something terrible happened to me. Life is hard and I'm so tired of pretending its not. I'm in a burlesque bar, drowning my sorrows, trying to shut out the demons breathing down my neck always reminding me I'm not good enough. Then I see Liliana Delgado and something inside of me- something I'd thought long dead- stirs to life. I wonder... can she save me? I hope she can, because I don't think I can save myself.

This is our moment...

Custom Fittings

When's the last time you received a gift for your birthday that truly fulfilled your expectations?

Chloe Saunders receives a one day, secret gift card that opens up a hidden passageway behind the Bergdorf Goodman fitting room. Through that door, her fantasies, even the ones she doesn't realize she even has, are about to come true.

Custom Fittings is a short story full of desire, passion and complete drop of inhibitions.

Sneaker, Sandals, & Stilettoes: Fairy Tales for the Well-Heeled Princess

Shoe-In for Love

For shoe-designer Nessie Helph, 1984 is another year in the struggle to keep herself safe from her malicious supervisor, Grace Hart. Nessie’s problems worsen when she finds out the company, Victor & Victoria, has been sold to Leo Schumacher. Known as “The Lumberjack,” Leo’s reputation for cutting costs and hacking jobs is legendary, but Nessie’s prepared for any contingency…except the effect he has on her heart. She may not be able to get her hair to feather like Heather Locklear’s, but with a little effort and a lot of luck, she’s about to prove she’s not only the best girl for the job, but a shoo-in for love, as well. 

The Genie's Curse

The magic of push-up bras, hip music producing jobs, and trendy clothes can't undo Agnes Frump's horrendous moniker. Nor can they make her neighbor, Dillon McKenzie, see her as anything but his best buddy. A midnight walk, a fateful fall, the discovery of a magic lamp, and Aggie switches priorities. In her efforts to help Ebony, the kitten-genie and undo the curse of Aladdin’s lamp, she makes a fateful mistake—an inadvertent, “I wish I was in Dillon’s arms,” and Aggie wakes up in his arms, all right—as a stray dog. Will Aggie and her genie figure out how to undo a wish gone wrong, or is she doomed to a life of Milk Bones, flea baths and loving Dillon from the foot of her doggy bed?

Here, Have a Husband
Here, Have a Husband tells a story of the prospect of marriage in a society plagued by a strict, government matchmaking program that pairs and binds applicants to the perfect partner from a simple questionnaire. Told from the sarcastic point-of-view of strong-willed Rainy Clarke, the story begins when the fresh-out-of-college heroine receives the news of her government-assigned engagement to one of the most eligible bachelors in the country. Caught up in a high-profile engagement turned government publicity stunt, Rainy begins to realize that love and marriage are not always the same things, especially in the eyes of the government. The fight to reverse the strict marriage matchmaking system, that seems to be a thorn in the lives of not only her but those around her, falls on Rainy’s shoulders. Filled with relationships that shape every part of existence, Here, Have a Husband triumphantly proves that the right to happiness is something worth fighting even the most formidable opponent for.

Surrender to the Fury

Aimee Fortune LaMotte hated Nick Drummond, and with good reason. The rogue gambler had swindled her father out of everything he owned. And then the handsome Yankee had demanded a passionate night with Aimee to pay off her own gambling debts, leaving her with an illegitimate child in the bargin.

Years later, an officer in the despised Union army, Nick reentered Aimee’s life as the South lay in flames. And though the beautiful belle’s heart cried out for revenge, she was undone by the unexpected gentleness and nobility of the man who had wronged her five years before. She could not deny the irresistible desire that drew her into the powerful, loving arms of her enemy, and forced her to … Surrender to the Fury.

Love on the Buchanan Ranch (A Romance Story)

A deceased husband who leaves his wife nothing.

A woman who believed she was more than her husband supported.

An unexpected romance in the most unusual setting.

When Stacey Martinez’s husband of 12 years dies, she is left a widow and alone for the first time in a long while. But, she is glad he is dead after he emotionally abused her for so long. Now, she worries that she will never be able to open up her heart to any man again. With her daughter leaving for college, the 37 year old widow is forced to move due to her deceased husband's legal antics and embarks on a new beginning.

There she meets Owen and her world is turned upside down. Can she trust him? Should she? When her worst nightmare happens, she has to make a decision - move forward on blind faith or run away.

Their Ex's Redrock One (Texas Alpha, Erotic Romance)

The spouses of two cheaters find themselves drawn to each other after they discover the affair.

Tess is set to catch her husband cheating on her. She runs toward the hotel in a thunderstorm seeing a couple in a clench on an outside balcony. Tess opens her mouth to scream at them when a man grabs her, shutting off her scream.

She finds the tall, dark, and powerful man is, Vincent Whitehorse the spouse of the woman cheating with Tess' husband.

They have an amazing, instantaneous connection.When Tess falls into bed with Vincent they ignite like nothing Tess has felt before. However both their spouses are crazy. Her husband has unwittingly hooked up with the mob and Vincent's wife thinks she's the next Cher.

Touching Melody (A Forever First Novel)

  • Sometimes life isn't pretty, but you have to close your eyes and let go... 
Martin's first weekend at college is nothing like she's used to. It's wild, like the wilderness on which the University of Bellam Springs sits. Roped into going to a fraternity party, she literally runs into Kyle Hadley. The boy she's loved since she was nine. The boy she promised all of her firsts to. But that was before his father killed her parents.

Determined to stay away from him, she throws herself into her music. Practicing piano eases her heavy heart, calms the sadness, and pushes away images of Kyle's face.

Until it doesn't.

Her music professor asks her to play a duet for their annual Winter Gala. Doing so means she'll be assured another full ride scholarship. It's an opportunity she can't pass up.

But Kyle is the other half of the duet. And that means hours and hours of practicing.

Weeks of seclusion - just the two of them. And it's more than just music. It's passion like Maddie never believed was possible.

The inevitable happens. She falls in love with him all over again.

But, will loving him be enough to erase all the hate in her heart for his father? Can she look at him, and not see the evil in his family tree?

And maybe it's all a set up. Maybe Kyle is only pretending to care so he can finish what his father started, and kill her too.

Cheap Books
**Box Set Alert**

The Wrong Guy $0.99 Amazon
BROKEN PROMISES – Belinda Boring 
What would you do if the man you loved became one of your greatest enemies? Would your love be enough to save him? All Bri wanted to do was spend her Friday night with the man she loved and adored. Little did she know leaving her home would result in her relationship with Quinn being tested beyond its limits.

KIERA’S MOON – Lizzy Ford
Starving artist Kiera always knew there was someone out there for her somewhere. But an exiled alien prince? Really? Together, they have the potential to heal an entire planet, if they can find a way to bridge the differences between them first.

ACCIDENTAL SEAL – Sharon Hamilton
What starts out as a meeting by accident becomes a hot affair neither one is ready
for. Navy SEAL Kyle Lansdowne is conflicted about getting Realtor Christy Nelson involved in his mission, but his hand is forced when he learns the same San Diego gang responsible for his teammate’s abduction has kidnapped her.

LUCKY 13 – Morgan Kearns
A painful past with one very prominent reminder molded Shayne Xavier into the woman she is. She isn’t bitter or jaded, though. She’s a realist. Men can’t be depended upon and only lead to shattered hearts. Rockets Outfielder, Enrique Santiago wants nothing more than to prove Shayne wrong, but sometimes Happily-Ever-After is too good to be true. 

BOOK WAITRESS – Deena Remiel
Camille Dutton learned early in life Satan was not to be trifled with. Escaping his evil clutches as a child, she's worried he's come back with a vengeance for her now. The portal between Hell and Earth is torn asunder, and it'll take everything she has, and then some, to close it. Satan won't go down easy, but nothing worth everything comes without a price.

1819, The Missouri Territory
A woman is viciously betrayed and abandoned by her unfaithful husband. She is rescued by a widower uninterested in love. In desperation, she becomes engaged to his best friend. One woman, three very different men. Life is about choices.

Hopeless $0.99 Amazon

Would you rather know a truth that makes you feel hopeless, or keep believing the lies?
Beloved and bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with the spellbinding story of two young people with devastating pasts who embark on a passionate, intriguing journey to discover the lessons of life, love, trust--and above all, the healing power that only truth can bring.

Sky, a senior in high school, meets Dean Holder, a guy with a promiscuous reputation that rivals her own. From their very first encounter, he terrifies and captivates her. Something about him sparks memories of her deeply troubled past, a time she's tried so hard to bury. Though Sky is determined to stay far away from him, his unwavering pursuit and enigmatic smile break down her defenses and the intensity of the bond between them grows. But the mysterious Holder has been keeping secrets of his own, and once they are revealed, Sky is changed forever and her ability to trust may be a casualty of the truth.

Only by courageously facing the stark revelations can Sky and Holder hope to heal their emotional scars and find a way to live and love without boundaries. Hopeless is a novel that will leave you breathless, entranced, and remembering your own first love.

The Geek Job $0.99 Amazon

Protect the geek, that's the job she's been hired for, but little did this shewolf expect to fall for a man of science. 

As a werewolf who hires out as a bodyguard, Lexie is paid well to perform dangerous jobs. When she takes on the protection of a science geek for a vampire, she doesn't expect her temporary girlfriend status to come with lots of pleasure. But a geeky human who pushes all her right buttons isn't reason enough for her to break the rules and fall in love.

Something about Lexie makes Anthony push up his glasses and take note. He doesn't understand her attraction to him, but that doesn't stop him from falling hard. However, even a geek has his pride and when he finds out she's played him, he immerses himself in science to forget her touch.

Everything changes after an incident at the lab, but before Lexie can decide if it's safe to give him her heart, she has to help him survive.

Submit (Surrender Series Book Two) $3.99 Amazon

Arianna Harlow has a choice. Does she choose love or self-respect? Will she give up her freedom and become nothing but a shadow of herself?

This is the exciting sequel to the NYT’s and USA Today best-selling book Surrender. In Submit, Ari faces an impossible ultimatum. She needs to decide whether to accept Raffaelo Palazzo’s indecent proposal and stay at his side as his bought mistress, under his complete control in his world and in his bedroom. Rafe holds the keys to her mother’s happiness, and Ari must choose love for her mother or respect for herself and for the morals her mother instilled in her. You’ll find out that decision in this book and discover the unexpected repercussions of what Ari does choose.

In Surrender, we were also introduced to the dynamic story of Shane Grayson and Lia Palazzo. See where their story leads as the Surrender Series continues.

Watch as two strong, confident women make choices that will affect their lives forever.

Who will submit? Will it be the women or the men?

**Box Set Alert**

Mohawk Trilogy (Box Set) (Mohawk Series) $3.99 Amazon

Mohawk Moon
Janelle hasn't been back to Fort Edward in ten years. All of a sudden, she's dealing with her mothers death, her broken relationship with her sister, and a dark, sexy stranger following her. She doesn't know whether to be scared, or excited.

Damien needs to restore his families honor. He wants to use Janelle to do it. There's one problem, someone is standing in the way. He's vowed that no one will stop him from getting what rightly belongs to his family. But, can he sacrifice Janelle for it?

Together they must try to save what's left of both their families, and along the way, deal with what's growing between them. Join Damien and Janelle on the beginning of their journey, under the Mohawk Moon.

Mohawk Sunrise
Damien Hall knows what betrayal feels like. The pain and regret of shooting his own brother to protect the woman he loves, still haunts him.
Janelle Sunderland is finally happy. She has someone to share her life with who doesn’t want to hurt her. She’s rekindled her relationship with her sister, and has a family again.
But the Scepter hangs over them like night closing in. Can they chase away the darkness before the sun rises on their doom?

Storm of the Mohawk
Janelle and Samantha have family they never knew about. Hiding out in Olcott, New York, Damien hopes to keep the evil in their life locked up and away from The Scepter of Okwaho, and Jany. Fighting for the life of his new family, will he be able to save her in time?

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