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New Release- Arynn’s Chosen Mate

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Title: Arynn’s Chosen Mate
Series: Iron Wolves MC #8
Author: Ellie Boon
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Release Date: April 15, 2018

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They say blood is thicker than water, but a bond that’s chosen is stronger than steel. Nothing and nobody can sever those that are forged between ones chosen family.

They say love hurts. For a shifter who thinks he’s lost it all, it’s more than just a saying, it’s a reality. When Arynn is finally reunited with his daughter and finds the one woman created just for him, he swears love does hurt, but it’s a feeling he would give his life to experience.

Family is supposed to love and cherish one another. Sheila never had that growing up. When she became a mother of not just her own child, but her twin sister’s as well, she vows to love them like she’d never been.

When you find love that’s worth fighting for, you grab it and hold on tight. Families don’t always have to be blood, sometimes ones that are chosen are even more special as they are forged in love, instead of duty.

Can Arynn and Sheila along with their two girls finally find peace as a family, or will the darkness from their past destroy the goodness they’re creating?

Warning: Contains a sexy hero who feels EVERYTHING and a heroine who loves him even more. Lots of growly men, a crazy Fey Queen and her wolpires. Oh and HELLBOY. #DONTLOOKDOWN

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EXCERPTS

#1

“Can you—do you recognize darkness when you touch a person?” He’d never asked the other man to look inside him. To be truthful, he’d never allowed anyone to see inside him completely. Now, with the fate of his family, friends, pack and possibly more, he was willing.
Creed nodded. “I can sense darkness in anyone. I am darkness.”
Xan snorted. “You sound like a fucking scary movie. I am darkness,” he mocked. “Shut the hell up, Hellboy. You’re possibly one of the best men I’ve ever met, and no we ain’t gonna hug and shit.”
“Is this like a, bromance now? It’s because you looked down, isn’t it?” Creed sighed. “I told them all. Don’t look down. I warned them, they’d all get dick-envy. I had no clue it would become—this. Fine, come here. You can have a side hug.” Creed held his left arm out. “Come on, you can’t be greedy. Side hugs are all you get. If I gave you a full hug, you’d hump me and shit. Not today, pup. Or tomorrow, or the day after that. Or the,” he stopped and laughed.
Xan held his middle finger up. “Bromance my ass. You only wish I’d hug you so you could find out why the ladies say I put the X in sex.”
“Enough, my fucking ears are bleeding. If you two need to get a room, go, get r done, but for fuckssake, stop with the jawing,” Kellen growled.
“While y’all were fucking around and doing your chest pounding, junk grabbing, and other man bullshit, we scouted the area. Seems the darkness has set up camp about a mile outside our territory, alpha.” Lyric tossed her hair behind her shoulder.
Arynn gaped at Lyric and Syn as they strolled through the door, their confident strides didn’t pause as they passed. “Oh, Bodhi and Rowan are right behind us. They’ll be bitching because we were faster than them. Ps. Size doesn’t equal speed,” Syn laughed. As the sister to the alpha she had been brought up as the princess of the pack. Arynn had watched both girls grow up, saw them fight alongside the men and had eased each of the heartaches at one time or another. However, when their mates slammed through the door, he moved back.
“Karsyn FuckingUnderwood, get your ass back here,” Bodhi roared.
Syn gave a mock shudder. “Oh, he used my full. Wait a minute. He’s Xan FuckingCarmichael. I am not, nor have I ever been referred to as the same moniker. Take it back.” She stomped her foot.
Arynn knew what was coming next, kept his arms around Sheila as Bodhi swept Syn into his arms, and over his shoulder.
“Bodhi, I am not a sack of potatoes. Dammit that hurt,” she yelled as the man slapped her butt. Their voices trailed off when they turned the corner.
“Well, that was interesting. Hi, honey, how was your trip?” Lyric smiled.
“You coming to me, or am I coming to get you?” Rowan folded his arms across his chest.
Lyric tossed her arms in the air. “What is wrong with you men. Come, sit, do this don’t do that. All we did was show you where to go. You and Bodhi were heading in the wrong direction. Ps. You’re welcome.”
“I’m gonna count to three. If I get to three, it’s gonna hurt you worse than it hurts me, darlin.”
She pointed at Rowan. “Don’t you darlin me, and don’t you dare start counting. I’m coming because I want to, and my legs are tired of walking.” While she’d been talking she moved to stand in front of her mate. “Alright, pick me up and do what you will with me.”
“What am I gonna do with you?” Rowan asked. Instead of tossing her over his shoulder, he lifted her until she could wrap her legs around his waist.
“Eye. Bleach. It hasn’t been invented yet,” Xan yelled.
Lyric lifted her right hand and flipped her brother off while Rowan carried her down the hall.

#2

“Man up, Arynn, and get your ass outta your rig,” he told himself then put action to words.
He got out, inhaling deeply, taking in the scents around him. If he dropped his mental guards, he could be assailed by a shitton of others feelings, yet the urge to do so in order to get the lay of those around him almost had him taking the risk. Instead, he hit the key fob and walked around the front of his vehicle.
A deep bark followed by a growl alerted him to the presence of a dog in the backyard. He tilted his head to the side and followed the sidewalk around, his nose telling him that was where his girl was. Another loud bark and even more growling had him moving faster. The animal sounded huge and mean. What the hell kind of beast was Sheila allowing near his baby girl?
Not many times could he say he’d froze, but at the sight of a breed of dog, he was sure the Vikings had bred for killing their enemies, jumping toward a blonde girl who couldn’t be more than eleven or twelve, it’s massive head twice the size of hers, Arynn launched himself over the six-foot privacy fence. The big beast turned his head as Arynn landed with a thud on booted feet. The growl he emanated would’ve frightened most men, but he wasn’t most men. Hell, his growl was worse than the animal now in attack formation.
“Go inside,” Arynn ordered the frightened girl. “It’s okay, he won’t hurt you.”
A snort came from a few feet away. “Of course, he won’t hurt us. Now you, I think he’s going to eat for dinner. Or, snack since he just ate. You better get ready to run, mister.”
Arynn took his eyes off the dog to stare at the child he knew was his. The moisture in his mouth dried as his heart beat triple time. “Rebel,” he whispered. Just before the animal could do what Arynn presumed he was trained to do, he turned and growled at the big dog. “Down, boy. Sit,” he ordered, snapping his fingers, showing who was the alpha.
The dog pulled up, his feet working to do as he was told, a whine escaping him.
“What did you do to Gizzy?” Rebel asked rushing forward, falling to her knees and wrapping her arms around that massive head.
“Gizzy? You call that thing Gizzy? Girl, that things a monster.” He nearly choked on his words as he thought of the giant wolf he turned into, but dammit, his daughter was hugging the drooling pup.
“Um, sorry. I didn’t hear you pull up, Mr. Dunn.”
Arynn turned, bracing himself for his first view of Sheila. “What the hell? Sarah?”
The woman sighed and shook her blonde head, the silky length much shorter than Sarah’s had been when he’d been with her. “I’m Sheila, Sarah’s twin sister. Please come inside so we can talk. Girls, have you picked up all the lawnmines?”
“Lawnmines?” he asked. What kind of house was this?
A deep husky laugh had his body responding in a wholly inappropriate way, especially with two young girls looking on. “The big beast there, not quite aptly named Gizmo, gifts us with piles of poo that are like landmines to unsuspecting walkers out back. The girls job is to take care of him, which includes cleaning up said lawnmines.” She made air quotes, then brought her hand back up to her forehead as if blocking the sun.
“Aw, mom, we cleaned up most, but there’s a couple warm ones,” Rebel cried.
He whipped his head toward his daughter, then back at the woman who said she wasn’t Sarah. Something was off. He sniffed the air, thinking he’d recognize the other woman’s scent from their one time together. His wolf raked at him, wanting to come out and—shit, Arynn had to seize control of his powers. Being the Omega meant he was more in touch with his wolf, giving his other half the ability to help when his pack needed to release pain, both mental and physical. Now, it took monumental effort to force the wall back up and face the woman who clearly wasn’t Sarah, but her twin. Shit!
“Girls,” Sheila said in a tone that had both females moving toward shovel looking devices with a scraper attached.
“Are they okay out here with—that?” he pointed at the animal lounging on his stomach with his big reddish head resting on paws the size of a damn bear, his amber eyes blinking slowly at Arynn as if he was contemplating eating him for dinner.
“Gizmo would no sooner harm a hair on those girls’ head, than I would. Come on, you look like you could use a drink, of the non-alcoholic variety.”
With one last meaningful glance at Gizmo, he took in the two girls’. One with blonde hair like Sheila’s and one with dark locks like his own. Those blue eyes had flashed at him, reminding Arynn so much like his brother Torq in a temper. Damn, he wished his brother was here to see Rebel in action. He’d be giving the other man a call when he left, hopefully with more than just a memory.
“Water or tea. I also have non-caffeinated pop?” Sheila asked, her hands twisting together.
Good, she was as nervous as him. “Why don’t you explain.” He nodded toward her then the french doors where he could still see Rebel and the other girl. It took him a moment to remember she had an equally awesome name, Romie, walking around as they scooped up Gizmo’s shit.
“Where do you want me to start?”
“How about at the beginning and explain why my daughter calls you mom, when you’re clearly not her mother,” he bit out.
Sheila slapped her hands on the granite counter. “First of all, just because you carry a child for nine months and deliver a baby, doesn’t make you a mother. Second, you will treat me with respect in my home as I’ve never done anything except do what I could, to provide you with updates on Rebel from the time she came home from the hospital.”
Arynn nodded. “I’ll give you that. However, my kid is calling you mom. Living in your home with your family. Is she calling your husband dad as well?” The thought had he and his wolf growling.

 

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AUTHOR BIO

Elle Boon lives in Middle-Merica as she likes to say…with her husband, two kids, and a black lab who is more like a small pony. She’d never planned to be a writer, but when life threw her a curve, she swerved with it, since she’s athletically challenged. She’s known for saying “Bless Your Heart” and dropping lots of F-bombs, but she loves where this new journey has taken her.

She writes what she loves to read, and that is romance, whether it’s erotic, Navy SEALs, or paranormal, as long as there is a happily ever after. Her biggest hope is that after readers have read one of her stories, they fall in love with her characters as much as she did. She loves creating new worlds, and has more stories just waiting to be written. Elle believes in happily ever afters, and can guarantee you will always get one with her stories.

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New Release – Come As You Are

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I couldn’t have scripted a more perfect night.

For one fantastic evening, at a masquerade party in the heart of Manhattan, I’m not the millionaire everyone wants a piece of. Fine—multimillionaire. But who’s counting all those commas? Not me, and not the most intriguing woman I’ve ever met, who happens to like dancing, witty banter, and hot, passionate up-against-the-wall sex as much as I do.

There’s no need for names or business cards. And that’s why I’m eager to get to know her more, since my mystery woman seems to like me for me, rather than for my huge…bank account.

Everything’s coming up aces. Until the next day when things get a little complicated. (Newsflash — a lot complicated.)

***

He’s charming, brilliant, an incredible lover, and right now I want to stab fate in the eyeballs.

I’ve had one goal I’ve been working toward, and lo and behold, my mystery man is the very person who stands between me and my dream job. A job I desperately need since my hard-knock life has nothing in common with his star-kissed one.

But it’s time to put that fairytale night behind me, and focus on learning what makes him tick. Too bad it turns out his quirks are my quirks, and his love affair with New York matches mine.

And as we spend our days together, I discover something else that feels like a cruel twist of fate — I’m falling for this naughty prince charming, and that’s not an ending I can write to our story.

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“Come as You Are blends the phenom that is Lauren Blakely with the fantasy of a fairytale wish and a dash of cold hard reality. Passion unfolds with a bit of entertainment, a handful of humor and fistful of heart.” -Isha, I Love Romance

EXCERPT:

~FLYNN~

The door crawls shut.

Inch by inch.

A slow-mo door.

I have no patience for its theatrics. I kick it shut, eager for the next part of the evening to begin.

Her laughter sounds across the library and echoes off its dark wood shelves bursting with books. A leather couch takes center stage, flanked by a mahogany table.

“Are you in a rush to read something?” she asks coyly.

Her voice turns me on. It’s like bourbon and honey. A little throaty and husky, but with sweet undertones. Funny, how when you can’t see someone’s face—at least not all of it—your other senses heighten. Your ears work harder, homing in on the voice, or you zoom in on the eyes. Hers are warm hazel with flecks of bronze and green.

“Why, yes, I was looking for a particular book.” I stroll to the bookshelf along one wall, running my fingers across the spines, from old hardcovers like Tess of the d’Urbervilles to modern thrillers from the likes of Clive Cussler to non-fiction reads on the habits of highly effective people. “I thought if you wanted to go to the library you’d want to read. Naturally.”

“Of course. Read me a story. A bedtime story.” She leans against the wall next to a writing desk with a green lamp on it, the kind that has one of those chains you pull down to turn it on. She goes with the moment, and this night seems like role-play with her. I half want to understand who she is. But in a way, I’d rather experience everything she seems to want to give. Her body. Her mouth. Her mind. Whoever she is here in the library is as real as whoever she is behind the mask. My mission is to make sure she gets everything she wants.

I grab the nearest book and crack it open. It’s a James Patterson. “Once upon a time, there was a woman at a party who wanted to be kissed,” I say, walking to her, the pages open.

The angel raises her hands to her hair and sweeps off the headband that holds her halo. She tosses it to the desk. “That sounds like a very scintillating tale.”

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New Release- Bound to Submit

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Title: Bound to Submit
Series: Miami Masters #4
Author: BJ Wane
Publisher: Blushing Books
Genre: Erotic Romance
Release Date: April 13, 2018

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Hope Wallace left Atlanta after being betrayed by her family and friends in the worst way. Now, running a homeless shelter in downtown Miami, she was finally doing what she wanted with her life and working at putting the past behind her.  The only thing marring her happiness was the constant desire to explore the BDSM lifestyle her new friends enjoyed so much.  She had tried that once, and it led to disaster and losing everything, but the urges kept pulling at her until she finally succumbed and braved going to a club.

Miles Cavenaugh fell for Hope the minute he saw her bruised face and determination to protect a friend and resident at her shelter.  His violent childhood kept him from forming relationships, his fear of losing his temper if he came across someone harming an innocent woman or child made him anti-social and preferring to stick with his close friends for companionship.  But when he hears Hope is at a local BDSM club while there is a serial abuser of submissives making the rounds in Florida, he rushes to ensure she stays safe.

Unable to continue keeping each other at arm’s length, Miles and Hope agree to a short-term affair where he’ll introduce her to the lifestyle she craved until she got her interest out of her system.  But an unknown person is determined that Hope not find the happiness that has eluded her for so long and both Miles and her may have waited too long to come clean with each other about their pasts.

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EXCERPT

With the wall at her back, Hope Wallace tried to tamp down her fear while refusing to back down from the aggressive crowding by this irate ex-boyfriend of a shelter guest.  His belligerence wasn’t anything she hadn’t been subjected to before, but her heart never failed to lodge in her throat when she stood face to face with a large, angry man intent on causing trouble, and her harm.
“Back off, Davidson, before I have you arrested for violating your restraining order,” she demanded, wishing her voice hadn’t emerged as a trembling whisper instead of the controlled strength she’d been striving for.  Traci, her receptionist, already called the cops, who were always quick to respond to a 911 from the shelter.
Davidson got in her face and snapped, “You and what army, bitch?”
“No army, just me.  Back off, like the lady said.”
Hope saw Miles’ hand clamp down on Davidson’s shoulder before she noticed his presence or heard his deep voice, the one that never failed to send a shiver of awareness dancing down her spine.  Even in the midst of a nasty scene, her body responded to his black eyes drilling her with an intent, probing look that worried her on several levels.
Davidson spun around, whether with help from Miles’ grip or all on his own, she couldn’t tell.  “Mind your own fucking business,” he sneered.  “This is between me and my old lady.”
“Not anymore.”  Sidling around Davidson, Hope glared at Miles before placing herself between him and her unwelcome guest.  She couldn’t afford any more trouble.  Ignoring the low growl rumbling from Miles’ throat, and the way her nipples pulsed in response, she placed her hands on her hips.  Sirens grew louder as a police car pulled up out front, lending her even more bravado to get in this man’s face, just to see how he liked it.  “She’s done with you.  Get used to it and stay away from her, and my place.”
Two cops rushed inside and wasted no time hauling him off in handcuffs.  Hope breathed a sigh of relief, her heart rate slowing down until she faced Miles’ wrath.  Funny how his anger induced a whole different response than the instant fear Davidson’s had.  The threat he posed wasn’t one of physical harm, but she had other reasons for keeping her distance from him.

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I live in the Midwest with my husband and our two dogs.  I love dogs, enjoy spending time with my daughter, babysitting dogs and kids, reading and working puzzles.  We have traveled extensively throughout the states, Canada and just once overseas, but I now much prefer being homebody.  I worked for a while writing articles for a local magazine but soon found my interest in writing for myself peaking.  My first book was strictly spanking erotica, but I slowly evolved to writing erotic spanking romance with a touch of suspense.  My favorite genre to read is suspense.

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New Release- 3 Times the Heat

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Title: 3 Times the Heat
Author: Sapphire Knight
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 16, 2018

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Clyde
I’m country, through and through.
I keep to myself, minding my father’s land
and take care of my two younger brothers.
I like to think of myself as a law-abiding citizen.
I mean – what the law doesn’t know doesn’t hurt, right?

My life was simple and neat, until little Miss Shyla showed up one day.
The feisty woman was determined to put me in my place,
however she was expecting to meet a boy, and not a man.

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Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Wonderful Tonight – Alan Jackson
Photograph – Ed Sheeran
Slow Hands – Niall Horan
Peaches – In the Valley Below
Grindin’ – NF featuring Marty
Whatever it Takes – Imagine Dragons

EXCERPTS

#1

Senior Year
The last game of the season and this is it—my  chance. “Wonderful Tonight” by Alan Jackson begins to play lowly over the intercom system, and the stands grow quiet. Not an easy feat considering we just won our championship game, and everyone’s excited. However, most of them know this was a part of my plan. I can’t believe they were able to keep it a secret like I’d asked.
And there she is, standing out amongst everyone. When it comes to her, she always outshines everyone in my eyes. She’s easily become the most important person in my life.
Approaching Shyla, the love of my life, coach hands me the tiny box that’ll make her mine for the rest of my life. Falling to my knees comes naturally. This young woman owns me. Instantly, I choke up with emotion because this is it. I know everyone is rooting for us—for this. The bleachers are full of people—family and friends that love us both. They’re excited to see the fairy tale ending of the classic high school sweethearts adored by the town that stood by and watched as they fell in love with each other. They want the happily ever after just like I do.
“Sh-Shyla…” I can’t even say her name without feeling it right down to my very soul. “My love, my life, you are everything—my entire world.” Swallowing, I open the box without breaking eye contact.
Tears crest, and it’s a relief—one I hadn’t realized I needed. She’s excited. She knows this is our forever that we’ve spoken about so many times before.
“Promise you’ll stay with me for the rest of my years. Let me love you with every breath I have. Let me cherish you as you deserve. I love you, Shyla. Say you’ll be my wife and make my life complete.”
Tears cascade over her fair skin, leaving trails in their wake. Her irises, emerald in color right now, shine with so much. My breath catches as I work up the nerve to voice the words.
“Marry me?” I finally ask, taking her dainty hand in my palm, ready to place my grandmother’s ring on her finger.
“Oh God,” she gasps and the tears rain down harder. “I-I love you, Clyde Owens. I truly do. But…”
Tears gather in my own eyes. Suddenly this doesn’t feel so promising. My chest tightens in anticipation, my stomach rolling at her first few words.
“But, I uh, accepted a scholarship at a different school than yours.”
“You broke our plan?” It leaves me in an astonished whisper. I’m caught so off guard, it’s all I can manage. She’s mentioned nothing about this before.
The stands are deathly quiet. I’d forgotten that they were there though. Nothing else matters at this moment but her and me and right now. Yet, I swear they can hear every word we say even being far away.
She hiccups and nods. “I’m sorry, but I had to do what was best for me.”
“I don’t understand.” My voice grows stronger as I stand, my arms crossing over my broad chest, defensive. “A-are you telling me no? You won’t be my wife?”
“I can’t Clyde…I’m sorry.”
The ring box snaps closed in my palm, the same as my heart does in my chest. Not only has she completely shattered my heart, but two teams, students and all of my family has gotten to witness it happen firsthand and the devastation her words have left in their wake.
“There won’t be another chance, Shyla,” I promise with a gruff rasp. My pride has me standing tall, a wall encasing my love, shutters coming over my eyes as feelings get buried. What once was will never be the same because she’s ruined it.
“Forgive me,” she begs in a shaky breath. Tears rain down her cheeks, and my jaw clenches.
“Never.” The promise leaves me with a growl, and I turn away from her, striding for the locker room.
Fuck her, fuck them, and fuck it all.

#2

“So, you think my cock’s big?” His lips turn into a cocky grin. He’s so damn sexy it makes me clench around his enormous dick, resting inside me like it’s always belonged there.
Out of everything, that’s the part he focused on? A smile graces my mouth as I admit the truth. “Yeah, I do.”
“Just how big is big?” His eyebrow hikes as he presses inside, this time pumping much slower than before, letting me enjoy every single inch of him.
“Big enough to make me feel you absolutely everywhere inside, pretty sure you could rearrange some stuff in there if you wanted.”
“Good answer,” he growls, his teeth clamping down and pulling my bottom lip into his mouth to suck on. The man is sex on legs, literally walking, talking ovary-explosion waiting to happen. “You’re so sexy, Shyla, from your brightly painted toes up to these full, round breasts. It drives me crazy that everything about you turns me on so damn badly.”
“Now you know how I feel, especially seeing you without a shirt on. It’s enough to give me hot flashes without even touching you,” I admit softly as he sinks to the hilt once more, tilting his hips in a circle to grind against my clit. The movement makes me gulp as sparks fly into my stomach all over again.
“Oh, I want you to touch me, darlin’,” he answers against my neck, brushing soft kisses mixed with tiny nips along the sensitive flesh as he runs his hands all over my frame. “I want this pretty little mouth to touch me everywhere too, but we’ll wait until later for that.”

AUTHOR BIO

Sapphire Knight is the International Bestselling Author of Secrets, Exposed, Relinquish, Corrupted, Forsaken Control, Unwanted Sacrifices, Friction, Unexpected Forfeit, Russian Roulette, Princess and 1st Time Love.

The series are called Russkaya Mafiya, Oath Keepers MC, Ground and Pound, and Dirty Down South. Her books all reflect on what she loves to read herself.

Sapphire’s a Texas girl who is crazy about football. She’s always had a knack for writing, whether it is poems or stories.

She originally studied psychology and believes that it’s added to her passion for writing.

Sapphire is the proud mom of two boys and has been married for thirteen years. When she’s not busy in her writing cave, she’s playing with her three Doberman Pinschers. She loves to donate to help animals and watch a good action movie.

Books also by Sapphire Knight

Oath Keepers MC Series
Secrets
Exposed
Relinquish
Forsaken Control
Friction
Princess
Sweet Surrender – free short story
Daydream
Baby

Russkaya Mafiya Series
Secrets
Corrupted
Unwanted Sacrifices
Undercover Intentions

Other Standalones
Gangster
Unexpected Forfeit
1st Time Love
3 Times the Heat
Oath Keepers MC Collection
Russian Roulette

Coming soon
Chevelle

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Blog Tour – The Starling

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The Starling

by Ellie Masters

a Full Length Contemporary Romantic Suspense Novel

Released April 12, 2018

 

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Thief or modern day Robin Hood? Recruited by the FBI to investigate the theft of a Van Gogh, Vivianne Faulks must work with a man who blurs the lines between the legal and illegal sale of art. As Viv is drawn further into the world of art auctions and international crime, the case threatens to uncover Faulks’ family secrets long buried since World War II. Not to mention, her enigmatic partner might be the very thief she’s been sent to catch. When her life’s put on the line, Viv no longer cares about recovering the stolen Van Gogh. With each twist and turn, she’s simply trying to stay alive.

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The Starling has it all; intrigue, secrets, lies, sexual tension, international espionage, and stunning visual imagery like you wouldn’t believe. I was truly standing in Paris thanks to Ellie Masters gorgeous descriptions.” ~ Kay

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“You want me to pretend to be your lover?”

With a nod, he released her hands and leaned back in the chair. “Mais oui. It’d be assumed you were sharing my bed.”

“Why does that even matter?” Who would care if their relationship was more than business?

“Accept Agent Radcliffe’s offer to consult on the case, and you’ll discover many secrets. You might even uncover some you’ve been hiding from yourself.”

Whatever does that mean?

The impact of his words hit her on a gut level, terrifying because of the allure they held. She cleared her throat. “Monsieur de Gaules, you must know I am engaged.”

“I know your relationship status. That’s what makes this perfect. The rumors will fly. The more attention we have focused on our relationship, the more freedom we’ll have to operate.”

“You place a lot of weight on the power of rumors, but I can’t risk my reputation for you or jeopardize my family name.”

Without warning, he stood, extending his hand.

Viv glanced at it, terrified to take it but more than willing to feel the heat of his skin against hers again. What would be the harm in one last affair? Even if it was pretend. How much loyalty did she hold to a fiancé she hated?

“If I do this…” Her breath fluttered in her lungs, tentative yet excited. “If I do this, that’s all it would be. An act…”

It was vital she established boundaries.

“We maintain a professional relationship between us, regardless of what others believe?”

She’d meant her words to sound confident, but they had come out more like a question.

The corner of his full lips bowed into a smile when she allowed him to take her hand. He flipped her wrist over and leaned down to sweep his lips across the back of her hand.

“But of course.”

A jolt of electricity shot up her arm.

“Strictly professional.”

She hated when men lied. 

 

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Ellie Masters Bio:

ELLIE MASTERS is the bestselling author of Heart’s Insanity: an Angel Fire Rock Romance. She writes multiple genres, creating the stories she loves to read. These are dark erotic tales. Or maybe sweet contemporary stories. How about a romantic thriller to whet your appetite? Ellie writes it all. Want to read passionate poems and sensual secrets? She does that too. Dip into the eclectic mind of Ellie Masters, spend time exploring the sensual realm where she breathes life into her characters and brings them from her mind to the page and into the heart of her readers every day.

Ellie’s favorite way to spend an evening is curled up on a couch, laptop in place, watching a fire, drinking a good wine, and bringing forth all the characters from her mind to the page and hopefully into the hearts of her readers.

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New Release – Come As You Are

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What do you get when you mix a masquerade ball, a smoldering secret rendezvous, and a sexy, billionaire hero who will sweep you off your feet? An opposite-sides-of-the-tracks standalone romance that you’re guaranteed to love!

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I couldn’t have scripted a more perfect night.

For one fantastic evening, at a masquerade party in the heart of Manhattan, I’m not the millionaire everyone wants a piece of. Fine—multimillionaire. But who’s counting all those commas? Not me, and not the most intriguing woman I’ve ever met, who happens to like dancing, witty banter, and hot, passionate up-against-the-wall sex as much as I do.

There’s no need for names or business cards. And that’s why I’m eager to get to know her more, since my mystery woman seems to like me for me, rather than for my huge…bank account.

Everything’s coming up aces. Until the next day when things get a little complicated. (Newsflash — a lot complicated.)

***

He’s charming, brilliant, an incredible lover, and right now I want to stab fate in the eyeballs.

I’ve had one goal I’ve been working toward, and lo and behold, my mystery man is the very person who stands between me and my dream job. A job I desperately need since my hard-knock life has nothing in common with his star-kissed one.

But it’s time to put that fairytale night behind me, and focus on learning what makes him tick. Too bad it turns out his quirks are my quirks, and his love affair with New York matches mine.

And as we spend our days together, I discover something else that feels like a cruel twist of fate — I’m falling for this naughty prince charming, and that’s not an ending I can write to our story.

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 Read Kay’s Review: Love, Love, Love A Witty Nerd Story

“With an oh-so-delectable hero, a heroine who’s a vivacious force of nature, and a romance that’s both adorkable and scorching hot, Come As You Are had me hooked from page one.” -Yvette, Nose Stuck in a Book

“Come as You Are blends the phenom that is Lauren Blakely with the fantasy of a fairytale wish and a dash of cold hard reality. Passion unfolds with a bit of entertainment, a handful of humor and fistful of heart.” -Isha, I Love Romance

EXCERPT:

~FLYNN~

The door crawls shut.

Inch by inch.

A slow-mo door.

I have no patience for its theatrics. I kick it shut, eager for the next part of the evening to begin.

Her laughter sounds across the library and echoes off its dark wood shelves bursting with books. A leather couch takes center stage, flanked by a mahogany table.

“Are you in a rush to read something?” she asks coyly.

Her voice turns me on. It’s like bourbon and honey. A little throaty and husky, but with sweet undertones. Funny, how when you can’t see someone’s face—at least not all of it—your other senses heighten. Your ears work harder, homing in on the voice, or you zoom in on the eyes. Hers are warm hazel with flecks of bronze and green.

“Why, yes, I was looking for a particular book.” I stroll to the bookshelf along one wall, running my fingers across the spines, from old hardcovers like Tess of the d’Urbervilles to modern thrillers from the likes of Clive Cussler to non-fiction reads on the habits of highly effective people. “I thought if you wanted to go to the library you’d want to read. Naturally.”

“Of course. Read me a story. A bedtime story.” She leans against the wall next to a writing desk with a green lamp on it, the kind that has one of those chains you pull down to turn it on. She goes with the moment, and this night seems like role-play with her. I half want to understand who she is. But in a way, I’d rather experience everything she seems to want to give. Her body. Her mouth. Her mind. Whoever she is here in the library is as real as whoever she is behind the mask. My mission is to make sure she gets everything she wants.

I grab the nearest book and crack it open. It’s a James Patterson. “Once upon a time, there was a woman at a party who wanted to be kissed,” I say, walking to her, the pages open.

The angel raises her hands to her hair and sweeps off the headband that holds her halo. She tosses it to the desk. “That sounds like a very scintillating tale.”

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About Lauren Blakely:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling author, and #1 Wall Street Journal 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 90 times, and she’s sold more than 2.5 million books. In April she’ll release COME AS YOU ARE, a sexy new standalone romance. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter! laurenblakely.com/newsletter

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