Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Spend The Night by Elizabeth Lee

We're celebrating the release of SPEND THE NIGHT, Episode 3 by Elizabeth Lee! Check out the excerpt below!

Spend the Night: The Hotel Collection Episode #3 by Elizabeth Lee
Adult Contemporary Romance/Suspense

All games must eventually come to an end…
Hannah's new reality is that someone is stalking her. Aggressively. The only question now is who. Fingers are pointed and accusations are made as every clue leads to her down another twisted path of questions without answers. Her feelings for both Carter and Trent cloud her judgment as the investigation delves deeper into her personal life and into her heart. Carter’s past is a mystery and Trent has every reason to try and make her seem crazy. Her loss would be his gain after all.

Hannah will have to choose, but making the wrong choice will cost much more than a broken heart.

Everyone has a motive.
But only one of them has a plan.

Expect the unexpected in the thrilling conclusion to the Spend the Night series.

“Follow me,” I said, taking Carter's hand in mine.  It had been forty-eight hours since I'd learned about Mark's death.  The police investigation hadn't turned up anything, so for the time being the security team was still watching me like a hawk.  Whoever had killed Mark seemed to be laying low, nothing of any concern had happened since.

I was making a concentrated effort to not let everything that had happened affect who I was.  Or who I wanted to be.  I wanted to be the girl that believed the police would do their job and everything would be okay.  I wanted to be the girl that enjoyed the beginnings of a new relationship with a great guy.  Carter had been very supportive over the last couple days.  He'd made sure to check in with me regularly and kept an ever watchful eye out for anything suspicious. 

I offered up a playful smile as we made our way down the hall from the Scarlet Ballroom.  The two of us had met with Alison to discuss the menu and table layout for the wedding.  Trent was notably absent.  I hadn't seen him since Carter had whisked me out of the security office.  A part of me knew it was for the best, but another kept waiting for him to rush in and declare his innocence.

Alison was unusually chatty that morning—reiterating how ecstatic she was about becoming Mrs. Crawford.  Luckily, Carter was on his game that morning.  He'd been more accommodating than I felt like being and even had an idea that would make the flow of service move more quickly for the wait staff.  And while a part of me was grateful that he had such an eye for detail, I’d silently cursed myself for not thinking of it in the first place.  Just another sign that my head wasn't in the game like it used to be.  I was supposed to be groomed and ready to take over as the C.O.O. of The Wellesley-Crawford Hotel, not flouting around like some rookie event planner.

Not that I didn't have a somewhat justifiable reason.  Just when I thought I was finally coming down from everything that happened the night of the Gala, Carter showed up.  Then Trent showed up. My shit show love life took precedence over every logical thought I once had in my head. That was until I realized someone was stalking me and now possibly involved in the murder of a man I went on a date with.  If this is what it was like to have a full plate, I needed to start a diet as soon as possible. 

My head was still spinning.  I hadn't had a moment to myself and it was starting to affect me.  My current company excluded, having a body guard up my ass twenty-four-seven was really cramping my style.  I knew that I needed one to be safe, but I'd always been a do-as-I-please kind of girl.  Now I was asking permission to use the restroom in my own hotel.

“Where are we going?” he asked, pulling my body to a halt. The guard tasked with keeping tabs on me believed I was still in the inside ballroom, so I needed to move fast if I wanted a moment alone with Carter. 

He brushed up against my side and firmly planted his lips on my neck before kissing up to my ear.  “God, you smell amazing,” he whispered, before a bellhop turned the corner catching us both by surprise.  We both straightened up as if we weren't about to rip each other's clothes off. The sexual tension had been building between us since our last encounter, unfortunately, time or convenience hadn't been on our side. Both of us had been swamped with work and conflicting schedules. Stolen kisses and the occasional embrace were all we'd managed to work in over the last few days. Not to mention, any time he did stop by my suite, the thought of a bodyguard sitting outside my door and knowing exactly what we were doing kind of killed the mood. Today was different though. Today I was making it a priority to get some quality time with him.

Spend the Night: The Hotel Collection Episode #1 by Elizabeth Lee
Adult Contemporary Romance/Suspense

Welcome to The Wellesley-Crawford...
Hannah Wellesley has spent her entire life running the halls of her family-owned hotel, the infamous and opulent Wellesley-Crawford. Noted as one of the city's richest, most luxurious hotels in Chicago, the WC is what Hannah has devoted her life and career to.

The hotel’s Annual Masquerade Gala is the event of the year, but this year Hannah’s evening involves more than just handing out masks. After a mysterious rendezvous in a secluded stairwell with an irresistible and unidentifiable man, Hannah becomes consumed with discovering the identity of her masked lover. Just as she’s about to give up the search, two men blow back into her life with drastically different intentions. They both have secrets and uncovering them will lead Hannah down a darkly dangerous path.

Drawn to both of the intriguing bachelors, she’ll have to determine which one is after her heart and which one plans to do her deadly harm before it’s too late.

Spend the Night: The Hotel Collection Episode #2 by Elizabeth Lee
Adult Contemporary Romance/Suspense

Someone’s playing a deadly game…

Two men vying for your attention—seems like every girl's dream come true. For Hannah Wellesley, the dream has become a nightmare. As she continues to navigate her feelings to determine which man she truly belongs with—the first love who’s become her current business rival or the enticing new chef who’s testing her sexual limits at every turn—a new set of problems presents itself. One that includes a breach in hotel security that has her fearing for her own safety and the reputation of the Wellesley-Crawford.

Soon she finds herself playing a dangerous game of cat and mouse that might just cost her everything she’s worked for—and maybe even her life.

Author Bio:
Born and raised in the middle of a Midwestern cornfield (not literally, that would be weird), I’ve spent my entire life imagining stories. Stories where the right guy always gets the right girl, first kisses are as magical as they are on the big screen and anything is completely possible if you believe.

Although this journey began years ago, it recently took on a whole new life. After years of devouring hundreds of Romance, YA and New Adult novels, I had an epiphany... I should write a book. And I did it!

If I’m not reading, writing, enjoying drinks with my amazing group of girlfriends or chasing around a sarcastically funny kid, I’m probably watching television shows that were created for teenagers, while my husband teases that I’m too old to watch them.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Losers Weepers by Nicole Williams ~ Review

Losers Weepers (Lost and Found, #4)

Losers Weepers by Nicole Williams
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

~This book is best read after reading the other books in the series first.~

I became a fan of Nicole Williams when I first read Lost and Found. I fell in love with the series from that first book and loved the three other books that came after. So when I heard Nicole was going to write a fourth book and continue Garth and Josie’s story from Finders Keepers, I was intrigued. I didn’t think the book was necessary, but I knew I must read it. So I was so excited when I got the chance to read Losers Weepers early.

Losers Weepers continues the story of the dark and mysterious cowboy Garth Black and the love of his life Josie Gibson. The story picks up with Garth’s and Josie relationship strong and moving forward. An unfortunate accident puts that strong relationship to the test and with Garth being Garth he doesn’t make it easy for Josie. Their relationship is put to the test and to its breaking point, but you’ll have to read Losers Weepers to find out if they find the love they need to make it through the hard times. ;)

If you’ve read Lost and Found then you will remember Rowen and Jesse. My favorite couple is back and in a big way. The story may be centered around Garth and Josie but Rowen and Jesse have their own side story going on throughout the book. Their story wasn’t over at the end of Losers Weepers and will continue in Heart and Soul which I am so EXCITED for.

The reason this wasn’t a 5 star read for me was because of Mr. Garth Black. He could be such a stubborn ass and I would love to give him a good smack if I could. I got frustrated with him and disappointed because I wanted so much more from him.

For those who love the Lost and Found series and love the rough cowboy Garth Black then you’ll love this addition to the series.

Arc provided by the author for an honest review.

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Out Now ~ Suspicious Minds by Elizabeth Reyes

Title: Suspicious Minds (Fate, #3)
Author: Elizabeth Reyes
Genre: NA | Contemporary Romance
Release Date:  January 21, 2015

Good girls cheat too.

It's a bitter reality Lorenzo Moreno knows all too well.
After his "good girl" fiancée blind sides him by cheating on him with her ex Lorenzo swears off relationships for a while, if not forever.

Until Fate steps in.

Unable to fight the incredible pull he feels to Olivia, a girl who was supposed to be just a meaningless one night stand, Lorenzo gives into his heart. But only after making one thing utterly clear. He will not deal with any exe's or other men in her life. Period. 

She's not that person anymore.

For too long Olivia Romero shamefully put up with an manipulative and overly controlling boyfriend. So when fate pairs her up with the gorgeous but intense Air Force pilot she's ready to stand her ground. Cutting all ties with her ex is no sacrifice for Olivia. It's why she willingly complies with Lorenzo's uncompromising stipulation. 

As their relationship intensifies so do Lorenzo's suspicions about any man in her life. Determined to not be that weak girl anymore, Olivia demands to be trusted. Despite how vehement her new boyfriend can be, her diligence seems to be working.

But when an unforeseen crisis arises Olivia is forced to make a decision. A decision she knows in Lorenzo's jaded and suspicious mind could be unforgivable.
"Did you sleep with him?" Lorenzo asked his heart spiking despite the fact that he already knew the answer to that.


"Don't call me that!" he said loudly. "Just answer the fucking question! Did you sleep with him?"

"It's complicated."

"No it's not!" He backed away from her bed feeling the enormous ache in his heart mixed with the anger and disgust inundate him. "It's simple enough. Either you did or you didn't. 

Which is it?"
USA Today Bestselling Author, Elizabeth Reyes continues to answer to her calling on a daily basis. Since releasing her debut novel Forever Mine (Moreno Brothers #1) in 2010 she has now published 9 full length novels total and fast at work on the next. The excitement her Moreno Brothers, 5th Street, and Fate series have garnered has far exceeded her wildest dreams. It is with as much excitement that she'll continue to put out books related to these series as well as introduce brand new ones very soon.

In 2014 she will take her next step in the exciting world of writing and publish her first traditionally published book with Simon & Schuster/Atria. But she will continue putting out self-published books as well.

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Finding Haven by T.A. Foster ~ Review

Finding Haven

Finding Haven by T.A. Foster
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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I enjoyed Finding Haven; it was a nice and easy love story. There wasn’t a lot of drama or instant love connection. The story started off with a slower build and brought the characters together naturally. I usually don’t like to wait till about 20% into the book for the characters to really have any interaction with each other but I didn’t mind in Finding Haven. It gave us time to really get to know the two characters before jumping into any kind of relationship. It was a nice change.

Movie star Evan Carlson is done with the Hollywood life. After finding out his girlfriend has been cheating on him in a magazine, Evan packs a bag and leaves. He drives until he can’t drive anymore and that's how he finds himself on Perry Island, SC, part of the Outer banks.

Haven Owens is back in Perry Island working at her parent’s general store after her college graduation. Perry is the last place she wants to be. As an aspiring songwriter, Havens dream is to get a contract and moves away from Perry and write songs for a living. For now she’ll work until she gets signed.

Hiding who he really is in Perry is easier than Evan thought it would be. Going by the name Jay he starts working with Haven at the general store. Haven and Evan bond over Haven’s song lyrics and an easy friendship begins. That friendship turns steamy, fast and these two have a hard time keeping their hands to themselves. Everything seems perfect for Haven and Evan except for a little secret that he is keeping from her that can explode their happy little world they have created for themselves in Perry.

Like the Kissing Eden series by T.A. Foster, Finding Haven is an easy, fun read. It will defiantly make you wish you were on a beach somewhere, enjoying the sun and sand like the characters. At least it did her me.

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FINDING HAVEN (Finding Haven, #1)
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RED LINES (Finding Haven, #2)

Author Information

T.A. Foster is a Southern girl whose heart and spirit are connected to the beach. She grew up catching rays and chasing waves along the North Carolina Outer Banks and now resides in the state with her adventurous pilot husband, two children and two canine kiddos. 
Her long love affair with books started at an early age and as soon as she was able, she transformed imaginative stories into words on paper. T.A. has an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a graduate degree in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University.  When she’s not chasing her two-legged and four-legged children or trying to escape for date night, you can find her reading, writing or planning her next beach trip.

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Box Set Release: February 20, 2015

Adult Contemporary

Anna Kirby is sick of dating. She's tired of heartbreak. Despite being smart, sexy, and funny, she's a magnet for men who don't deserve her. 

A week's vacation in New York is the ultimate distraction from her most recent break-up, as well as a great place to meet a stranger and have some summer fun. But to protect her still-bruised heart, fun comes with rules. There will be no sharing stories, no swapping numbers, and no real names. Just one night of uncomplicated fun. 

Super-successful serial seducer Ethan Scott has some rules of his own. He doesn't date, he doesn't stay the night, and he doesn't make any promises. 

It should be a match made in heaven. But rules are made to be broken. 

The Empire State Series comprises the novellas A Week in New York, Autumn in London and New Year in Manhattan. 

Praise for the Empire State Series 

“The Empire State Trilogy is one of the not only good ones, but GREAT ones. I am so in love with Ethan and Anna.” - Book Briefs 

“The writing is excellent and you’ll be hooked from the very beginning.” - Love Between the Sheets 

“5 “I don’t Bullshit” Stars! If you haven’t started this series, you need to now!! It’s an easy, quick, and smooth read that you are sure to enjoy.” - Book Bitches Blog 

“I would give it 6, 7, 8, or 9 stars if I could.”  -Obsessed with Books 

About the Author
I write sexy, contemporary romance novels – the kind I like to read. My books Faithful and Hopeful are stand-alone novels although there are some overlapping characters. The Empire State Series of novellas starts with A Week in New York.
Ruined by romantic mini-series of the eighties, I love all things romantic. There's not enough of it in real life so I'll settle for books and films.
I love the rain, the West Wing, London, days when you don't have to wear make-up, being alone, being with friends, elephants and champagne.
Hearing from readers is the best thing in the world so get in touch!

Cover Reveal ~ The Gentleman Mentor by Kendall Ryan

Release Date: May 5, 2015

Fit, masculine, educated male, late-20’s.

Discreet and forthcoming.

Under my direction and guidance women learn seduction techniques, how to achieve climax with and without a partner, explore physical gratification, and more.

Dominant, but don’t be scared, kitten, I’m not into pain.

Do not be misled. I am pure mischief. But I’m the best kind of trouble.

So, what do you say? Do you feel like being naughty?

If you’re ready to reach new levels of pleasure, contact me at @thedominantgentleman Serious inquires only.

Kendall Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance novels, including Hard to Love, Unravel Me, Resisting Her and When I Break.
She's a sassy, yet polite Midwestern girl with a deep love of books, and a slight addiction to lipgloss. She lives in Minneapolis with her adorable husband and two baby sons, and enjoys hiking, being active, and reading.
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Friday, February 6, 2015

Always Loving You by Sydney Landon ~ Review

Always Loving You (Danvers, #6)

Always Loving You by Sydney Landon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was absolutely perfect!!! I loved this book so much. The Danvers series is hands down one of my favorite series out there and I was so excited for Ava and Mac’s book. It definitely didn’t let me down. The gang is back from the previous books and oh man did the girls have me cracking it up. They are my kind of girls. The men of this series didn’t let me down either, they were always there supporting their crazy women no matter what. Always Loving You made me laugh, smile and swoon, all of my favorite things to have in a book. Anyone that is already a fan of this series is really going to love this book!!

Weekends Required (Danvers, #1)Not Planning on You (Danvers, #2)Fall for Me (Danvers, #3)Fighting For You (Danvers, #4)Betting on You: A Danvers Novella (Danvers, #4.5)No Denying You (Danvers, #5)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy

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People say the youngest child has it easy, but nothing can be further from the truth. Unlike my two sisters, Violet and Lily, I’m never in the limelight. I just work my butt off for Fleur Cosmetics and get little to no thanks for it. I’ve been pushed too far one too many times, and I’m finally brave enough to do something about it.

Maybe my newfound courage has something to do with the amazing pink and white diamond necklace I wear to the party in Cannes. The instant those dazzling heirloom jewels touch my skin, they excite some deep, aching need inside. And when that guy—that totally gorgeous guy—locks eyes with me, I know this nice girl is going to be naughty.

For once it’s my turn. My turn to say no to my father, to outshine my sisters, to walk away from it all—straight into the arms of a mysterious stranger. But what if Caden is much more than I bargained for? Sure, he makes me feel sexy and free in a way I never have before, but there’s something else I can’t quite place—something dangerous. Maybe our “chance” meeting wasn’t so random. Maybe he was looking for me for a reason. Whatever his motive, there’s no going back now.

And maybe I don’t want to.

Advance praise for Stealing Rose

“Prepare to have your heart stolen! Rose and Caden's story crackles and sizzles right to the swoony end.”New York Times bestselling author Katy Evans

New York Times, USA Today and international bestselling author Monica Murphy is a native Californian who lives in the foothills below Yosemite with her husband and three children. She's a workaholic who loves her job. When she's not busy writing, she also loves to read and travel with her family. She writes new adult and contemporary romance and is published with Bantam and Avon. She also writes romance as USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson.
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