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A Charmed Little Lie by Sharla Lovelace – Book Tour + #Giveaway

26/04/17

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A CHARMED LITTLE LIE
by Sharla Lovelace
Pub date: 4/18/2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Charmed, Texas, is everything the name implies—quaint, comfortable, and as
small-town friendly as they come. And when it comes to romance,
there’s no place quite as enchanting . . .
Lanie Barrett didn’t mean to lie. Spinning a story of a joyous marriage
to make a dying woman happy is forgivable, isn’t it? Lanie thinks
so, especially since her beloved Aunt Ruby would have been
heartbroken to know the truth of her niece’s sadly loveless,
short-of-sparkling existence. Trouble is, according to the will, Ruby
didn’t quite buy Lanie’s tale. And to inherit the only house
Lanie ever really considered a home, she’ll have to bring her
“husband” back to Charmed for three whole months—or watch Aunt
Ruby’s cozy nest go to her weasel cousin, who will sell it to a
condo developer.
Nick McKane is out of work, out of luck, and the spitting image of the man
Lanie described. He needs money for his daughter’s art school
tuition, and Lanie needs a convenient spouse. It’s a match made . .
. well, not quite in heaven, but for a temporary arrangement, it
couldn’t be better. Except the longer Lanie and Nick spend as
husband and wife, the more the connection between them begins to seem
real. Maybe this modern fairy tale really could come true . . .
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Sharla Lovelace is the bestselling, award-winning author of sexy small-town
love stories. Being a Texas girl through and through, she’s proud
to say she lives in Southeast Texas with her retired husband, a
tricked-out golf cart, and two crazy dogs. Her novels include The
Reason Is You, Before and Ever Since, Just One Day, Don’t Let Go,
and Stay with Me.
Sharla writes modern day, quirky love stories with dysfunctional families,
love problems, and snarky humor. Because who doesn’t love a love
story? Especially one with strong women and drama and baggage and hot
men that can’t get enough of them.…
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It had to be You by Melissa Kate – Release day Blitz + #Giveaway

25/04/17

 

 
 

It Had To
Be You

Crystal Valley

Book Two

Melissa Kate

Genre: Contemporary Romance , RomCom

Publisher: Fire Quill Publishing

Date of Publication: 25 April 2017

ISBN:  978-0-9984714-1-9

ASIN: B06ZZ2TPJ9

Number of pages: 200 pages

Word Count: 50 k

Cover Artist: Amy from Q Design

Book Description:

Emma
Wyatt has had enough of her ex best friend and his lady killer ways. Gone was
the sweet boy of her youth and in rides the womaniser. But this time he has
ready gone and done it!
Oliver didn’t expect to be coupled with Emma. She was in an awkward situation
and he couldn’t help the words that came out. She should be grateful, he saved
her.

Now the whole town knows. And Emma is pissed! She’s going to kill him.

But a heated argument leads to a fiery moment of passion and suddenly the two
are fighting an unlikely attraction that neither saw coming. But Oliver has a
secret that could tear them apart…

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About the Author:

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Melissa Kate is a self-confessed book-a-holic who lives in a small town along
the coast in sunny South Africa. She writes contemporary romance with quirky
characters and witty banter; a true romantic at heart, she loves the moment of
falling in love. Her pet Beagle and maniacal lovebird keep her company while
writing and often inspire senseless moments in her stories.

When she’s not furiously tapping away on her laptop, Melissa can be found
laughing away with her husband (who happens to be her pre-school sweetheart…
you just know there’s a story there) or scouring online stores for additions to
her ever growing stiletto collection (ehm addiction).

She balances her day job and conjuring up new romantic tales with a local personal
blog with arb ramblings about her life in Durban.

http://www.melissakatebooks.com/

https://twitter.com/MelissaKate_1

https://www.facebook.com/melissakatebooks


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Just Shut Up and Drive by Chynna Laird – Book Tour + #Giveaway

24/04/17

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Just Shut Up and Drive
by Chynna Laird
Genre: Coming of Age, Contemporary
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One teen, one cranky old man and the open road. What could go wrong?
Eighteen-year old Wil Carter can think of more than a fistful of things he’d
rather do than go on a road trip with his ninety-five year old
grandfather. But when Gramps Wilf barks an order, you listen or get
an earful of grief.
Wil lost his parents in a horrible car accident when he was five. Gramps
has been the only parent he has ever known. Now that he’s ready to
go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn
to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be
more than he bargains for.
Along their week-long road trip across the Canadian Prairies, Wil not only
learns tidbits about his own life, but realizes the grandfather he
thought he knew has mysteries of his own. With each stop they make, a
new layer of emotional truth is revealed…for each of them.
Will Gramps teach Wil what he needs to know before the journey ends? And
is Wil strong enough to hear it?
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“Good grief, boy!” Gramps yelled. “You drive like an old lady on a Sunday afternoon drive. Don’t be afraid to push down on that gas pedal.”

“Gramps,” Wil sighed. “I’m going the speed limit. Anyway, what is the hurry?”

“The hurry is I hate being a passenger, especially yours,” he said, emphasizing each word. “And watch your mouth, boy. You aren’t too old for me to give a whoppin’ to.”

“You’re just ticked because they won’t let you drive anymore. It’s your own fault for not taking care of your eyes. And for the record, I’m not exactly thrilled at the moment having you as a passenger.”

“You better watch your attitude, or I’ll take this truck back.”

“Correct me if I’m wrong, but it was Dad’s, right? And I think you told me he wanted you to give it to me. Guess that means it isn’t yours to take.”

Gramps got a sour look on his stern face, like he’d just sucked on a lime. “Don’t you be talking to me like I’m some crazy old coot who’s lost his mind. I remember what I said. Shoulda charged you for it, considering the lip I have to put up with every time I’m gonna be in here with you.”

“And what makes you think I’m going to drive you around everywhere in this beautiful truck? I’ll chauffeur you around in my car.”

“That piece of crap? Hmph. Forget it.”

Wil stared at the road ahead of them. “You could take a cab, you know. Or the bus.” Sam Hill help the poor drivers.

“Nah,” Gramps said, slugging back the rest of his coffee and shoving the empty cup in a plastic bag. “I get much more pleasure out of torturing you than I would a stranger.”

I noticed. “Alrighty, then. So you got a plan for us, or are we just going to keep going until we run out of gas?”

Gramps crossed his arms over his chest and looked out his window. “First stop is gonna be Elie.”

Wil released a sharp breath and squinted. “Seriously? There’s, like, 100 people living there.”

“Six hundred and fifty.”

“Close enough. And I’m sure the census people were able to gather them all in one place and count them at once. C’mon, Gramps. What could possibly be in that small town worth checking out? If we drive straight on, we can get to Portage la Prairie for lunch—”

“Just because a place isn’t all lit up like Vegas doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be visited,” Gramps interrupted. “Some places need to be seen because they’re gold mines for memories. We’re stopping at Elie.”

Wil had a smart-butt retort clinging to the tip of his tongue, but he held it there after giving Gramps a side-glance. The old man rested his chin on his right fist and stared out his window.

“Fine. I guess we’re stopping at Elie,” Wil mumbled.

Like my vote even counted.

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CHYNNA LAIRD – is a psychology/criminology major, freelance writer and
author living in Edmonton, Alberta with her husband, Ryan, three
daughters [Jaimie (fourteen), Jordhan (twelve), and Sophie (eight)]
and baby boy, Xander (ten). Her passion is helping children and
families living with Sensory Processing Disorder, mental and
emotional disorders and other special needs.
You’ll find her work in many online and in-print parenting, inspirational,
Christian and writing publications in Canada, United States,
Australia, and Britain. In addition, she’s authored an
award-winning children’s book (I’m Not Weird, I Have SPD), two
memoirs (the multi award-winning, Not Just Spirited: A Mom’s
Sensational Journey With SPD and White Elephants), a Young Adult
novella (Blackbird Flies), an adult Suspense/Thriller (Out Of Sync),
a Young Adult Suspense/Paranormal (Dark Water) and a contemporary New
Adult novel (Just Shut Up and Drive,). She is presently working on a
sequel to Not Just Spirited as well as the next book in the Dark
Water series. Stayed tuned as Chynna has several Works-In-Progress on
the go.
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Dusk Until Dawn by Andie J. Christopher – Book Tour + #Giveaway

24/04/17

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DUSK UNTIL DAWN
by Andie J. Christopher
Pub date: 4/18/2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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No boundaries.
Bartender and aspiring painter Maya Pascual loves turning up the heat. And
dumping a vodka-and-karma chaser on the man who broke her heart is
perfect Bronx girl payback. But how can she resist when Miami playboy
prince Javier Hernandez begs to make it up to her. . .
No regrets.
Between his disastrous personal life and his wealthy family’s meddling,
Javi needs to get back on track. The only thing that’s certain is
his passion for Maya. If she’ll just let him show her how sorry he
is, maybe he can move on and start fresh. But one look in her
gorgeous eyes and he knows letting her go will be easier said than
done.
No rules.
Maya agrees to one dinner with Javi. But as their attraction threatens to
combust, she wonders if a night of no strings, no repeats surrender
is the only way burn off their desire once and for all…. Unless the
light of day reveals it’s impossible to let go.
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Andie J. Christopher writes edgy, funny, sexy contemporary romance. She
grew up in a family of voracious readers, and picked up her first
Harlequin romance novel at age twelve when she’d finished reading
everything else in her grandmother’s house. It was love at first
read. It wasn’t too long before she started writing my own
stories—her first heroine drank Campari and wore a lot of Esprit.
Andie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in
economics and art history (summa cum laude), and a JD from Stanford
Law School. She lives in Washington, DC, with a very funny French
Bulldog named Gus.
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The Sweetheart Mystery by Cheryl Ann Smith – Cover Reveal

21/04/17

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THE SWEETHEART MYSTERY
by Cheryl Ann Smith
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Harper Jane Evans is so over pro
cheerleading but she’s not quite ready for prison. Good thing she’s
got a badass ex-boyfriend ready to go to bat for her.
Sure, Harper made a few unsavory threats
against her team’s manager—she’d had a few drinks and she
despised the skimpy uniform he expected her to wear. That didn’t
mean she wanted him dead. But when the sleazy dude is found murdered
in his tighty whiteys, Harper is the number one suspect—and former
FBI agent Noah Slade is the one man who can help. Too bad she once
told Noah she never wanted to see him again.
Noah may have done a number on Harper’s heart
all those years ago, but he’s determined to do right by her now.
Yet the fiery beauty isn’t the only demon from his past, which
makes hunting down a murderer by her side . . . complicated—never
mind the powerful attraction still pulsing between them. Good thing
he’s willing to do just about anything to keep from losing Harper
again. And an old love just might bring her a new career—assuming
she can stay out of jail.
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Cheryl Ann Smith became hooked
on romance at age fourteen when she stayed up all night to read The
Flame and The Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss. Her own writing journey
happened much later, when one afternoon she ran out of books and
decided to write her own. Previously, she has published five sexy
Regency novels and one novella with Berkley in her School for Brides
series.
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Falling Hard by Stacy Finz – Book Tour + #Giveaway

18/04/17

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FALLING HARD
by Stacy Finz
Pub date: 4/11/2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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In the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountain town of Nugget, California,
falling hard is all too easy . . .
This is the summer of Annie Sparks—at least according to her. No more
supporting lazy jerks or coddling irresponsible family or taking care
of anyone who doesn’t deserve her help. Instead she’s headed to
an estate in a remote mountain town, to spend her summer with her
boots covered in mud and her hands working the earth. Love is the
last thing on her mind.
Nugget is a long way from Logan Jenkins’ old life as a Navy SEAL. But
before he starts fresh in the private sector, he receives a bequest
from a man he never knew: his biological father. To learn more about
his background, Logan makes his way to his late father’s estate,
where he is immediately knocked on his heels by an incredible woman
with a heart of gold.
Annie’s not looking for a fling, and Logan knows Nugget can’t be forever,
so falling in love should be impossible. But when they’re together,
time stops, and suddenly the impossible seems like the only thinkable
option . . .
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After more than twenty years covering notorious serial killers,
naked-tractor-driving farmers, fanatical foodies, aging rock stars
and weird Western towns, she figured she finally had enough material
to launch a career writing fiction. In 2012 she won the Daphne du
Maurier Award for unpublished single-title mystery/suspense. She
lives in Berkeley, California with her husband.
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Beyond Fate by Susan V. Vaughn – Book Tour

13/04/17

 


Beyond Fate

Susan V. Vaughn

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Inkspell Publishing
Date of Publication: March 24th 2017
ISBN: 978-1-945910-11-1
ASIN: B06XQ4G49P
Number of pages: 215
Word Count: 61,838
Cover Artist: Najla Qamber
Tagline: Fate has a way of pushing you in ways you never thought possible

Book Description:

Years of separation mean nothing when love is in the air…
Julia Diaz never wanted to fall for her friend’s older brother, especially at a college frat party. But, for some reason, her heart was stolen by Russell that night. Eight years after, she never forgot him. Now destiny has brought them together. Only this time Russell is no longer a boy. He’s a man who knows what he wants and will not be denied.
Russell Webb used to be optimistic, and fun loving until a family tragedy turned his world on its side. Putting all his focus on work, he picked himself back up, and managed to turn his grief into something resembling a life. When a woman from his past reappears, and gives him a glimpse of true happiness, he’ll do anything to secure her heart. Even face the darkness he has avoided for so long. 
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Excerpt:

His heart
pounded as he made up the distance between them. He’d fought the urge to hold
her in his arms all week. He no longer could.
“Hey! What are
you doing?” Her question was lost as he pulled her against him, and covered her
lips with his own. She sank desperately into his embrace for a moment, before
pushing him back. “Russ, stop.”
“Why?” He
grabbed one of her hands, and kissed the soft skin of her palm. She smiled, her
face flushing red, her eyes flashing hazel.
“Because we are
supposed to be friends, and we’re at work.” She glanced nervously around the
deserted hallway.
“Nah, work’s
over,” he said lightly, refusing to address the friendship statement. “It’s
time for us.” He secured her hand in his, and led them toward the parking lot
with single focus. “I’m taking you to dinner.”
“Wait! I have to
grab my things from the music room.”
“No time for
that.” He quickened his pace through the parking lot, determined to take her to
dinner, not caring who witnessed his desperation. He’d waited all week for this
opportunity.
“I guess you’re
not giving me a choice then?” She sounded amused, not annoyed, a good sign.
“Now you get
it.” He winked back at her. “I am your boss, after all.”


She sighed
loudly in exasperation, and then began to giggle. It made him grin like a man
who had never been happier in his life.
 

About the Author:

 
Romance Author, Susan V. Vaughn understood the meaning of sarcasm before she could walk. Her childhood in the suburbs of Detroit was spent mainly trying to outwit her six creative siblings. When she wasn’t working on the next soul-crushing jab, she sharpened her imagination on romantic literature and day dreamed about her knight in shining armor.
It didn’t take long for this hairdresser by trade to turn her passion for reading romances into writing her own unique love stories. Susan lives her life finding laughter in all situations, and delights in marrying sarcasm with romance to create realistic falling-in-love stories in the unlikeliest of scenarios.  
Susan lives on the shores of Lake Huron with her real life knight in shining armor and enjoys watching their three children learn the art of sarcasm and wit.
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