Thursday, November 16, 2017

COVER REVEAL: Hunt Me Down by AL Jackson

Hunt Me Down
A stand-alone novella in A.L. Jackson's brand-new Fight for Me series...
Coming December 1st


I'm so excited to reveal the HUNT ME DOWN cover! HUNT ME DOWN was originally a part of the GLAMOUR Anthology, and now is coming to you as its own novella! I had so much fun writing this little story - it's an uber-sexy introduction into the world of Gingham Lakes, Alabama. So be sure to get this on your TBR - Broderick Wolfe is coming for you December 1, 2017!
Never underestimate a man who knows what he wants . . .

Broderick Wolfe is a man accustomed to getting what he wants. He will hunt it, fight for it, and make it his own.

Lillith Redd is a straight-laced attorney who’s dedicated her life to serving the people of her hometown of Gingham Lakes.

When Wolfe Industries sets its sights on leveling the old part of town and building a high-rise hotel in its place, Lillith steps up to go toe-to-toe to with its owner.

Little do either of them know, they’ve just met their match.

Hunt Me Down is a modern-day reboot of Little Red Riding Hood set in the world of A.L. Jackson’s bestselling FIGHT FOR ME series, originally a part of the Glamour Anthology and previously titled Red Hot Pursuit. This novella is a fun, flirty, uber sexy contemporary romance. The only fantasy happening here is in the bedroom. So hold on—you’re getting ready to sink your teeth into something hot and sweet. 

Disclaimer: This book was originally titled Red Hot Pursuit in the Glamour anthology. It has not been changed or added to in any way. This novella does not need to be read before Show Me the Way and does not give away any spoilers for other Fight for Me novels.






A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, and BLEEDING STARS novels. Watch for A.L. Jackson’s upcoming novel, FOLLOW ME BACK, the second stand-alone novel in her brand-new FIGHT FOR ME SERIES.

If she’s not writing, you can find her hanging out by the pool with her family, sipping cocktails with her friends, or of course with her nose buried in a book.

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RELEASE BLITZ: Bedding the Billionaire by London Hale


It's been a sexy year of quick, filthy, taboo reads, and the final novella is here!
Bedding The Billionaire by London Hale is LIVE!
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She thinks they’re a mistake
I've spent my whole life working toward my goals, being the best I can be at my job. Arrogant, persistent, pain in the skirt billionaire Colin Huntley isn't going to change that, even if he is the hottest man I've ever had the pleasure of working with. And pleasure is definitely something the man can deliver, without question. Our single, mind blowing night together was a mistake, though. A one-night stand brought on by a lapse in judgment. One I won't make again, so long as I stay strong as he starts his chase. Because when Colin decides he wants something, he gets it. And he's decided he wants me.
He always gets what he wants
Sloane McLaren may be the best VP I’ve ever had, but she taunts me every day in her tight little skirts and her librarian-fantasy glasses. Especially since that night. The one when I had her in my bed, in my shower, bent over my kitchen counter. I thought we were finally on the same page...until I woke up to cold sheets and an empty bed. She may assume it’s business as usual in the office, but I didn’t build my billion-dollar company on assumptions. I want her back in my bed, and I’m willing to play dirty to get her there.


About London Hale:
London Hale is the combined pen name of writing besties Ellis Leigh and Brighton Walsh. Between them, they’ve published more than thirty books in the contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and romantic suspense genres. Ellis is a USA Today bestselling author who loves coffee, thinks green Skittles are the best, and prefers to stay in every weekend. Brighton is multi-published with Berkley, St. Martin’s Press, and Carina Press. She hates coffee, thinks green Skittles are the work of the devil, and has never heard of a party she didn’t want to attend. Don’t ask how they became such good friends or work so well together—they still haven’t figured it out themselves.

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

3 out of 5 stars

So London Hale books are usually five star reads for me but this one kind of missed the mark for me a bit. As deliciously steamy as this book was I just didn't connect with the two main characters, Colin and Sloane, in the same way as I did with the other couples in the other London Hale books. But while I didn't connect with the characters in this book, I still liked the overall story and really enjoyed reading about them together. They really worked together as a couple and I like how their romance played out although I got to say that the end was a bit abrupt. Overall, this book was an okay romance read for me and while it's not my favorite London Hale book I still recommend it for fans of this series. 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

COVER REVEAL: Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely




They say Paris is always a good idea...

You know what I say? Paris would be a much better idea if I spoke the dang language. I can't even board the metro to visit the Louvre without ending up at the Moulin Rouge, and let's not even mention how I'll ever make it through a day at my new office.

Fortunately my company hooks me up with my own personal translator. Ooh la la. Or should I say bloody hell? Because he's charming, witty, and British, and he brings the city to life for me. Soon, I can order a croque monsieur hold the ham, discuss perfume with my co-workers, and barter at the outdoor market. I can also tell the sexy Brit by my side how much I want him to kiss me under the streetlamps.

Except there's a catch - Paris might be all we have.

***

One more assignment before I can take off on my big adventure...

And it's a good farewell gig too since my newest client is a fetching American who loves to explore the cafes and cobbled streets while I teach her the language of love. We fall into a fast and flirty friendship, but Paris has a way of making lovers out of friends, and soon we're spending our nights together too - très risqué. The trouble is, my wanderlust is calling to me, and soon I'll be traveling the globe to fulfill a promise I made long ago.

What could possibly go wrong with falling in love in Paris? Nothing...unless one of you is leaving.

Releasing February 6, 2018!

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A #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that's hot, sweet and sexy. She lives in California with her family and has plotted entire novels while walking her dogs. With fourteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than 85 times, and she's sold more than 2 million books. In December she'll release THE V CARD, a sinfully sexy standalone romantic comedy co-written with Lili Valente. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter!

Monday, November 13, 2017

REVIEW: Hot Shot by Kelly Jamieson


A former Navy SEAL and current bad boy bar owner learns to trust a free spirit in this steamy novel of unexpected romance from the bestselling author of Body Shot and the Heller Brothers series.

Marco Solis knows that if he gets too close to people they disappear. His parents were deported back to Mexico when he was fourteen, his fiancée married someone else while he was in the military, and now his business partner’s spending more time with his girl than with Marco. For better or worse, that’s how Marco meets Carrie Garner. She’s legitimately model-hot. She’s also a nut—a wild, artsy, unapproachable nut. So why is Marco so interested in cracking her shell?

Although Carrie Garner is a natural in front of the camera, her dream is to make it as a photographer. Soon she’ll be heading to Spain for design school, and she’ll miss her best friend, Hayden, like crazy. She’ll even miss Hayden’s boyfriend, Beck—but she won’t miss Beck’s partner, Marco. Bossy, brooding, and annoyingly sexy, Marco really pushes her buttons, though he obviously wouldn’t mind pushing her buttons in an up-against-the-wall, hard-and-fast kind of way. The craziest part is, if Carrie lets him do that, well . . . she may never want to leave.

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

4 out of 5 stars

Hot Shot, the second Last Shot novel by Kelly Jamieson was a fun contemporary romance. Having met Marco and Carrie in the previous book in this series, I was excited to see them paired up in this book. These two were absolutely perfect together. The chemistry that the author created between them in this book was off the charts hot and I couldn't get enough of it. I also loved all the back and forth between these two in this book. While I wouldn't call this book an enemies to lovers romance since Marco and Carrie weren't exactly enemies, but the book had the same thrilling and passionate feel that I usually get from those types of romances and I loved that about this book. It made this romance a book that I was incapable of putting down and still think of fondly even though it has been months since I read it back in May. Overall, this book was a very satisfying romance. I loved it a lot and really recommend it!

REVIEW: Can't Forget You by Rachel Lacey


YOU NEVER FORGET YOUR FIRST LOVE

Jessica Flynn can’t wait to buy up that patch of unspoiled North Carolina woodland next door and expand her spa. What could be more sensuous than a hot-tub soak under the stars? Jessica would love to bask in the romantic view herself-but first she needs to find the right man to join her in this fantasy. Back in high school, she thought that was the dark and brooding Mark Dalton. But then he left to join the Special Forces, and when he returned to town, it felt like their teenage love affair had never even happened.

Mark Dalton has his eye on the same property for his own business. Yet there’s something he wants to have even more. Because Jessica is sweeter than he remembered, and he’s finding it hard to resist his attraction to the competition. When they finally find themselves alone, deep in the forest, nature can’t help but run a little wild. But if she ever finds out what he’s been hiding all these years, she may never forgive him…

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 stars

Can't Forget You, the third book in Rachel Lacey's Risking It All series, was another absolutely phenomenal romance by this author. Out of the three friends this series focused on, Mark was the one I was most anxious to read about and he did not disappoint. His and Jessica's love story was everything I was expecting it to be and more. It is no secret that I adore second chance romances and this book was the perfect example as to why those types of romances have a special place in my heart. On top of being just an amazing second chance romance, I also really loved the part of the story focused on the land that both Mark and Jessica wanted to purchase to expand their businesses. I really enjoyed the way everything played out. The way the issue was resolved was perfect and made this story even more satisfying. I also absolutely loved the way that the author touched base on all of the previous couples in this series. Even though the book was about Mark and Jessica it always makes me happy to see all the other couples being happy together and the author did not disappoint in keeping us updated on everyone. But back to Mark and Jessica. Out of the the four love stories presented in this series, they are definitely my favorite. Everything from their history from when they were teens to them reconnecting and trying again as adults was absolutely perfect. This romance truly was a wonderful read and I really recommend it!

REVIEW: Crash and Burn by Rachel Lacey


Terrified of flying, Isa Delgado is determined to conquer her fears. Agreeing to accompany a dog on her “freedom flight” from the shelter, Isa gets ready for the journey of her life, boarding a plane with a sexy and rugged pilot.

Silicon Valley CEO Nate Peters volunteers his time and personal jet for animal rescue missions. Flying the stunning and compassionate Isa is just an added perk of the job. But when the plane malfunctions over a forest fire, Isa’s biggest fear comes true as they crash into the fiery woods.

After crashing in a remote area, Nate and Isa must find sanctuary in the midst of the forest as flames threaten to engulf them. Nate and Isa fight for survival as they seek comfort in each other’s arms. With time running out, will they outrun the fire that burns around them while igniting the desire that heats up between them?

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 stars

Crash and Burn was an interesting book to read. I wasn't really sure what to think of it at the beginning because it's a departure from what I've come to expect from a romance by this author, but while it was different she still wrote it really, really well. I loved reading Isa and Nate's story. Their story was absolutely perfect. It was suspenseful, and sweet, and hot and not just because these two were stuck in the path of a forest fire. It truly was amazing how the author blended all the different aspects of this book together making it a romance that I was incapable of putting down and overall I was just really impressed by this book. Out of all of the books I have read by Rachel Lacey, I can honestly say that Crash and Burn is my favorite of her stories and I'm looking forward to reading more books like this from this author hopefully in the near future. Needless to say, I really recommend this book.

REVIEW: The Right Kind of Reckless by Heather Van Fleet


I'm in love with a woman I can't have, and there's absolutely nothing I can do to stop myself from falling.

The problem? Her brother's my best friend.

I shouldn't want her this much. Not when it goes against the bro code. Not when I've never been able to commit to another woman for longer than a night.

But one look into her eyes and I'm a mess for her. She's my everything. Walking away might end me, but if I don't, I'll be risking a hell of a lot more than just a broken heart. 

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 stars

The Right Kind of Reckless was another amazing romance by Heather Van Fleet. I just could not get enough of Max and Lia. After meeting them in the first book in this series I was so anxious for them to get an HEA and the author did not disappoint with there story. First off, I loved that there really wasn't any hesitation on either characters part when it came to being together despite the initial back and forth at the beginning of the book before these admitted they had feelings for each other. And talking about them admitting they have feelings for each other I was really surprised at how quickly these two admitted that they were in love and how quick they were to accept it. It really worked for me in this book because sometimes it takes forever for the characters to get to that point and that sometimes makes the story drag, but Max and Lia got over that quickly and it allowed the author to focus on other goodness. But while Max and Lia went for it early on in this book, there relationship wasn't all sunshine and rainbows. Both characters had some stuff to get through and things to take care of before they could get their HEA. Going along with that I loved that a big focus in this book was Max and Lia taking the steps necessary to get their careers started and that they supported each other unconditionally. I also loved that a lot of the drama in the book was focused on them trying and failing to keep their relationship a secret. And of course the biggest highlight for me in this book not focused on the swoon-worthy romance was baby Chloe. Seriously it was always so adorable and heartwarming to watch any of the characters interact with the fifteen-month old especially when it was Max in full-on uncle mode. But getting back to the romance, the relationship between Max and Lia was perfect. I didn't think the author could top Collin and Addison as a great couple, but Max and Lia totally did and it was spectacular. Overall, I love, love, loved this book and I really recommend it.

RELEASE DAY BLAST: November Lovestruck Titles



McKenna Prescott is the queen of picking the wrong men. When her latest boyfriend dumps her, she decides to devote her time to “exploring herself” (read: drinking wine and ordering sex toys online) and starting her freelance makeup business. That is, until an embarrassing delivery mix-up puts her sexy, gruff neighbor in her path…

Beckett Walsh is married to his job…which is a deal-breaker for the woman he’s supposed to be marrying. Even worse, his would-be father-in-law has pulled support from Beckett's startup and now Beckett stands to lose everything. But the gorgeous, crazy makeup artist from down the hall has an equally crazy but mutually beneficial idea: if he convinces his sister to hire McKenna for her high-society wedding, McKenna will teach him about what women want so he can get his fiancée back.

All he has to do is make sure he doesn’t fall for the wrong girl.

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Stefanie London is the USA Today bestselling author of over ten contemporary romances with humour, heat and heart.

Originally from Australia, she now lives in Toronto with her very own hero and is currently in the process of doing her best to travel the world. She frequently indulges in her passions for good coffee, lipstick, romance novels and zombie movies.


MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

4 out of 5 stars

Trouble Next Door was another super fun romantic comedy by Stefanie London and I truly enjoyed it! With that said it wasn't my favorite Stefanie London book because the whole scenario where the heroine of the book is trying to help the hero win back his ex never really works for me. And while Stefanie London wrote it well, I'm still not a fan of that situation and that is why this book is a four star read for me instead of five. But as much as I dislike that scenario, the book was well written like I already stated and the main characters were great. McKenna and Beckett were so much fun for me to read about and I couldn't get enough of them together. I really loved the way that they met with McKenna's package containing a sex toy accidentally being delivered to Beckett's apartment. The whole situation was absolutely hilarious and really set the mood for the rest of book. Stefanie London is one of my favorite writers of romantic comedies and she really delivered with this book. It was funny and sweet and just the right amount of sexy and I really enjoyed it. Overall, this book was a win for me and I really recommend it. 


FBI agent Max Carter lives his life by a strict set of rules—rules that don't allow for distraction, deviation…or a relationship. But tell that to his matchmaking mama. To avoid yet another set-up, he announces he has a girlfriend. And now has to produce said girlfriend at Christmas dinner. Maybe Santa has a suitable actress in that red bag of his…
 
Gina Castillo is about to break her building’s iron-clad “no pets” policy to give her little brother the perfect Christmas gift—a dog. Too bad Max, the most inconveniently sexy tenant in the building, catches her red handed. Gina expects to be evicted, but instead finds herself blackmailed into playing the role of his girlfriend.
 
Two lies plus one dog should equal a hot mess of a holiday, but attraction and Christmas magic might just defy the rules…

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Award-winning contemporary romance author, Kadie Scott, grew up consuming books and exploring the world through her writing. She attempted to find a practical career related to her favorite pastime by earning a degree in English Rhetoric (Technical Writing). However, she swiftly discovered that writing without imagination is not nearly as fun as writing with it.

No matter the genre, she loves to write witty, feisty heroines, sexy heroes who deserve them, and a cast of lovable characters to surround them (and maybe get their own stories). She currently resides in Austin, Texas, with her own personal hero, her husband, and their two children, who are growing up way too fast.


MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 stars

I had read the first Love Undercover book earlier this year and really enjoyed, so figured I would like The Attraction Equation. But I was wrong I didn't just like The Attraction Equation, I absolutely loved this book. Almost everything about this book worked for me. First off, I really loved the heroine. Gina was adorable and likable and kind of quirky and I loved reading about her. I also really loved Max. He was just as adorable as Gina when it came down to it, but what I really loved about him was how different he was from Gina. While Gina life was kind of mess and she was all over the place, Max's world was all structured and in order, but despite them being complete opposites they fit so well together and it was wonderful. But as much as I loved this book there was one tiny little thing that bothered me and that was the fact that Max tried to keep the fact that he worked for the FBI a secret from Gina. It just didn't make any sense to me and I didn't get the point of him not being honest with her about that from the very beginning. But other than that this book was pretty much perfect. Books featuring people pretending to be in a relationship and then actually falling in love are always so much fun and this book was no exception. Overall, I loved this book so much and I so recommend it! It's a must read!

Saturday, November 4, 2017

REVIEW: Lord of Lies by Amy Sandas


Determined to save her older sisters from ruin, Portia Chadwick turns to the mysterious mercenary known only as Nightshade for help…and in his arms, discovers a whole new world of thieves and cutpurses, danger and passion.

Portia knows she’ll never have a life of adventure. But when a dangerous moneylender kidnaps her sister, Portia seeks help from a man known only as Nightshade. Soon she finds herself charging headfirst into his world of intrigue and danger—and unexpected passion.

Dell Turner grew up in London’s back alleys and gin lanes. Vowing to escape his low beginnings, he hires himself out to society’s elite. When he accepts a job from a beautiful young lady, he doesn’t anticipate her relentless determination to join his mad occupation…or her unnerving ability to inspire emotions he thought long buried. She’s as dangerous to him as his world is to her, and yet Dell can’t bring himself to turn Portia away... even if it means risking her life.

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 stars

Lord of Lies, the third book in Amy Sandas's Fallen Ladies series was absolutely amazing! While The Untouchable Earl is still my favorite, this book is such a close second that they are almost tied. Out of the three sisters, Portia was the most unconventional and as result the most fun to read about. I loved how daring she was and that she wasn't satisfied just sitting on the sidelines. I also really loved Dell. His chosen profession made him so exciting to read about and I loved all the different costumes and identities he would take on to get the job them. But as much as I loved Portia and Dell, the highlight for me in this book was obviously how they interacted together. These two were so good together in every way. They complimented each other perfectly and their romance was sweet and passionate and everything I've come to expect from a love story written by Amy Sandas. And that romance paired with the thrilling story present in this book made for an amazing read. I love, love, loved this book and really recommend it.

REVIEW: The Laird Takes a Bride by Lisa Berne



Lisa Berne’s Penhallow Dynasty series continues as a Highlander marries against his will — and discovers he may have found the perfect bride.

Alasdair Penhallow, laird of his clan and master of Castle Tadgh, is forced to end his carefree bachelorhood, thanks to an ancient decree that requires him to marry. But Alasdair’s search for a biddable wife comes to a screeching halt when Fate serves up Fiona Douglass. Prickly as a thistle, Fiona challenges him at every turn, rendering herself surprisingly irresistible. Her love would be a prize indeed . . . if Alasdair could accept it.

Fiona gave her heart once, and doesn’t plan to repeat that folly. Yet she finds herself drawn to Alasdair’s intelligence and strength, and the passion he incites goes well beyond her expectations for what’s only a marriage of expedience. Despite herself, she’s falling in love with her husband.

But there’s a high wall between them — and Fiona’s not sure it can ever be torn down.

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MY REVIEW

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

5 out of 5 stars


The Laird Takes a Bride, the second Penhallow Dynasty book was even better than the first book You May Kiss the Bride and that is really saying something because I absolutely loved the first book. This book was absolutely amazing in every way. First off, I really loved Alasdair Penhallow. While he wasn't present in the previous book in the series, he was briefly mentioned and with just that brief mention in the first book I was intrigued and I am happy to say that he lived up to what I was expecting him to be like. As for Fiona, she was a perfect historical romance heroine. I loved her so much. She was the perfect type of woman to be paired with Alasdair and these two truly were glorious together. I loved that their relationship began as a marriage of convenience thanks to some random old law that none of the characters were aware of before the start of the book. The whole situation made for a fun and exciting romance that had me feeling all the things and it was absolutely perfect! Overall, this book was spectacular. It was definitely one of my top all-time favorite historical romance reads and I really recommend it.