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Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Year of Reviews - 2020

Review – Royal Elite Epilogue by Rina Kent

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Royal Elite Epilogue; Royal Elite #7 
(#7 within a series)

by: Rina Kent

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I smiled the entire time while reading this book!! Each couple in the Royal Elite world is highlighted in this amazing epilogue and I was bubbling over with giddiness through the whole book.

Rina Kent takes us through a snapshot in time, through each couples eyes, as they get engaged, get married, attend their honeymoon, and even start their families. This is a precious gift to have all new stories combined in one spot for readers instead of at the end of each book. These are characters that we’ve all come to care about and we can now witness their life altering experiences in one location.

Personally, I’ve always weighed on both sides of two extremes. I’ve been a fan of both funny and dark stories. It’s no wonder that Ronan has been a top favorite of mine in this series, which checks off my funny box, and then rounding out the dark side is Aiden.

Ronan made me chuckle over and over again every time he popped up throughout this book And don’t forget his lady love, Teal, they will forever be one of my favorite couples.

Aiden on the other hand, is so like his father, dark and jealous of everyone who even looks at his woman. He is just melt worthy of how protective he is when it comes to Elsa. I shiver at having that kind of intensity in my life, a good kind of shiver.

Having everyone together in this final book is amazing and fans will love every word.

Synopsis:

All five couples of Royal Elite series come to life again in this long extended epilogue.
Levi & Astrid
Aiden & Elsa
Xander & Kimberly
Ronan & Teal
Cole & Silver

This epilogue is set after the end of Royal Elite Series so all the previous books need to be read before this.

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Royal Elite Series:
#0 Cruel King (Levi & Astrid)
#1 Deviant King (Aiden & Elsa)
#2 Steel Princess (Aiden & Elsa)
#3 Twisted Kingdom (Aiden & Elsa)
#4 Black Knight (Xander & Kimberly)
#5 Vicious Prince (Ronan & Teal)
#6 Ruthless Empire (Cole & Silver)
#7 Royal Elite Epilogue

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Book Reviews, Bully Romance, New Adult, Year of Reviews - 2020

Review – On the Rebound by L.A. Cotton

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On the Rebound; Steinbeck U 
(A standalone)

by: L.A. Cotton

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Angsty, super charged with emotion, and so many goosebumps…A fantastic new book by L.A. Cotton!

I did read the Halloween novella, Trick or Treat, that appeared in Love at First Fright anthology so I was salivating to read the rest of the story between Calli and Zach, but just know you don’t have to have read the novella before jumping into this book. L.A. Cotton weaves parts of that novella perfectly throughout this book so you will not be lost.

Calli and Zach were best friends before jumping into more back in high school and then their sweetheart romance fell to ruin. Now, unbeknownst to both of them, they are attending the same university and their lives are intersecting for the first time in years.

On The Rebound walks the thin between love and hate not only for the relationship between Zach and Callie, but all of the relationships in both of their lives. I waffled numerous times on their family members, on their friends, and especially on who they were to each other.

L.A. Cotton is an evil genius on how she toyed with my emotions in this book. I was never all in on disliking any one person because you completely feel for every single person at one point or another during this story. The huge amount of empathy she was able to pull out of me for each character is huge, which made me turn the pages faster and finding a break to even get a snack, basically impossible.

The cat and mouse game that was played out between Zach and Callie was enthralling. Fate is bound and determined to throw them together, which made their game that much more interesting to watch. Unlike some bully books; Zach didn’t set out to destroy Callie, or vice versa, but that tether between them was there so the emotions were still very high, but what I loved most about this book, for all the dark moments there was also a lot of light. There was a wonderful balance that didn’t allow me, as a reader, to fall too far into the darkness and I really appreciated that.

Every L.A. Cotton book I read becomes my new favorite and this has leapfrogged into the number one spot, hands down.

Synopsis:

From author of the bestselling Rixon Raiders, comes a brand new college sports romance

An all-new enemies-to-lovers, bully, sports romance from bestselling author L A Cotton

They say your first love leaves a mark.

For Calliope James it didn’t only leave a mark, it tore out her heart and left it bleeding on the ground.

He was her best friend.
Her first kiss.
Her everything.

Until one day, he wasn’t.

Zachary Messiah will never forget the girl with eyes the color of whiskey. But he’s not that boy anymore.

Cold.
Cruel.
He’s devoid of emotion.

Their paths were never supposed to cross again. But love doesn’t always play by the rules.

Now he’s the King of Steinbeck University and she’s the new girl on campus … and the pasts they have fought so hard to bury are about to collide.

Only this time, they might not survive the fallout

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Cover Reveal – Black Clouds of Cotton by C.M. Radcliff

COVER REVEAL
Title: Black Clouds of Cotton
Series: In Vein #2
Author: C.M. Radcliff
Genre: Contemporary New Adult Romance
Cover Design: Cassie Chapman, Opulent Swag and Designs
Release Date: January 14, 2021

BLURB
Ander was never a part of my plan but when he came tearing into my life, I welcomed his destruction with open arms.
Our demons danced in the darkness together to a haunting melody of their own.
But Ander craved the poison that he injected into his veins and in the end, that was the only thing that mattered.
Contrary to the popular belief: love does not conquer all.
His love for heroin won.
His love for me died.
Or so I thought…

One fateful night, one detrimental accident.
That’s all it takes to shatter my already fragile world.
He’s come back to ruin me what’s left of me.
And even though I shouldn’t be, I’m ready for his pain.

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I’m a fucking mess, a walking contradiction with no solid plan. I get most things wrong in life, but Hadley was one thing that I got right.
I know that I should let her go, but I never do what I should do.
I will follow her through this lifetime and every one that comes after this one.
I’m going to fuck her up, one existence at a time.


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C.M. Radcliff lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two demon children. Known as the Psycho Queen, she speaks fluent sarcasm, dark humor, and has the mouth of a sailor. If she isn’t reading or writing, she’s probably on an adventure with her little family.


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Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, Year of Reviews - 2020

Review – The Intern by Serena Akeroyd

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The Intern
(A standalone)

by: Serena Akeroyd

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The Intern is a story that is going to WOW you in every possible way! It’s hot, it’s touching, it’s emotional, it touches very closed door issues, and yet at the very core of this story it is just two men trying to figure out this emotion called love. The Intern is powerful.

Micah is catnip. A total snack. He’s caring, he’s sweet, he’s hard working, there really isn’t anything you can find wrong with this young intern. He may not have been out of the closet for long, but he knows who he is and what he wants to do in life. When he meets Devlin in the dark and has no idea he’s the head of the company he’s interning for, he certainly would like more, but has no idea his entire world will change after the first encounter.

Devlin is a known womanizer, but the fact that he’s bi isn’t a known fact. When he meets Micah he’s not only enraptured by the man, he’s literally tongue-tied for the first time in his life. Devlin runs a successful business on top of being a Viscount, Devlin has never found himself at a loss for words, but around Devlin he’s speechless. Devlin finds his mind whirling when he’s with Micah and he can’t stop thinking about him when he’s not with him. He’s in new territory, changing all the rules and he doesn’t know what to do about it.

I think the dynamic between these two is fascinating. The older businessman being enraptured by the younger intern. A man who shouldn’t know who he is at his young age, but has already had quite a few struggles. Where as Devlin has had a longer life, but he’s hidden behind his wealth, his title, and fear of just living. Finding your partner in life is always about this compromise of checks and balances or strengths and weaknesses.

Neither of these men have ever been in love before and the way they not only figure out their emotions together is beautiful, but how they work together to get through the struggles they come upon is so powerful. Nothing was brushed under the rug and everything was tied up by the end which I greatly appreciated as a reader. Devlin and Micah are the perfect balance to one another and that made the book very enjoyable to read.

This was not only a wonderful, and well written, romance story, it was an excellent MM romance to boot!

Synopsis:

The Intern, an all-new contemporary MM standalone romance from Serena Akeroyd, is coming December 15th!

Devlin 

Sex comes with a price tag.

One I’m quite willing to pay.

In fact, I prefer it.

It’s easier that way, and in my life, I prefer ease. Prefer for most things to be transactional.

So when the intern disrupts my day, I’m not happy about it. I have a dark and dirty little secret he knows about. One that could destroy my reputation in a world where reputation is everything.

That makes him dangerous.

He could ruin me professionally, wreck my life, but the touch of his mouth to mine, the feel of him in my arms—they’re all I can think about.

I’m intoxicated.

Drunk on him, when I’ve always been sober.

Micah

I’m gay.

The freedom in admitting that is intoxicating. Enough to make me feel drunk with the relief of finally being myself.

But what feels better?

Devlin.

He’s my boss. He holds my future in his hands in more ways than he knows, but he isn’t as free as I am. Doesn’t have the same freedom I do to own up to what he is.

Because of that, I know I’m losing him.

I can feel us becoming DOA.

But is he worth fighting for when he won’t admit what I am to him? What we mean to one another?

I guess you’ll have to read on to find out…

THE INTERN is a standalone contemporary MM romance, with an easter egg for fans of Serena Akeroyd’s novels.

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An MM Workplace, Age Gap, Boss Intern Romance.

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Excerpt/Teaser Share, Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2020

New Release – Fighter’s Heart by A. Rivers

RELEASE BLITZ
Title: Fighter’s Heart
Series: Crowne MMA Romance #1
Author: A. Rivers
Genre: Sports Romance
Release Date: December 7, 2020
BLURB

Lena
I never meant to become the go-to P.R. girl for the biggest jerks in professional sports.
Unfortunately, I built a reputation for turning douchebags into superstars, and now I’m stuck.
When I’m assigned to work with a guy accused of hitting his girlfriend, enough is enough.
I know all about men like Jase ‘The Wrangler’ Rawlins, and I have the emotional scars to prove it.
Mouthy, conceited, and hot as f*ck, he’s used to getting his way.
I want nothing to do with him, but my boss makes an offer I can’t refuse.
My dreams are finally within reach, and the more I get to know Jase, the more I wonder if I’ve gotten him completely wrong.
He may be bossy and infuriating, but he’s hiding a heart as massive as his ego.
Can I let go of the past and trust the feelings growing between us when my career is on the line?

Jase
Trouble is nothing new for an MMA bad boy like me, but this time I’m in too deep and can’t get out.
At least, not without help.
That’s where Lena LaFontaine comes in.
All buttoned-up blouses and ass-hugging skirts, she’s a distraction I don’t need, but she’s also the only one who can make my problems go away.
She wants to hate me. I’m not going to let that happen.
I never expect the way I ache to taste her pouty lips and claim her for my own.
My life is on the verge of imploding, and when it does, I’m not sure if I’ll emerge as a champion or be imprisoned for a crime I didn’t commit.
I won’t drag her down with me, but when push comes to shove, I don’t know if I can give her up, either.

Fighter’s Heart is a standalone MMA romance with a cocky alpha hero and a sassy heroine who knows how to keep him in check. It has a HEA, no cheating, and no cliffhanger.


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EXCERPT

Jase
All the frustration I’ve worked off over the past two hours comes flooding back at the sight of Lena—furious expression, sassy walk, and all. Her cheeks are flushed with anger and her eyes may as well be shooting laser beams straight at me. Her lips move, but I don’t hear the words. My blood has redirected from my big head to my generously proportioned smaller one. Fuck, she’s hot when she’s mad.
She thumps me in the chest, and I scarcely notice. Her fists are tiny. She could probably punch me in the nose and not even crack the bone. Her eyes narrow, and she gets up in my face—a hard ask when she’s several inches shorter than me.
“Do you think this is funny?” she asks, jabbing me in the chest with her free hand. I glance down and see she’s holding a magazine. With a sinking sensation, I take it from her and hold it up so I can see the cover. It’s a photograph from yesterday, of me standing over Erin like a brute. The headline screams at me, and I show Gabe, then shove the magazine into Lena’s hands, sick to my stomach. I won’t read it. I already know it’s full of vitriolic bullshit, and I don’t even blame the reporter for spouting it. I handed the media a gold mine by going after Erin. I’ve made her the poster child for standing up in the face of domestic abuse, with me cast in the role of monster.
Jesus. Fuck.
Lena was right all along. This is serious.
“There are others,” she says, in case I’m holding out any hope that the story has been picked up by a lone tabloid. Closing my eyes, I mutter a stream of curses, growing more creative with each one.
“Hey, brother.” Gabe claps me on the shoulder, which nearly knocks me over since his forearms are covered by heavy kick pads. “You can get past this.” He turns to Lena. “You can fix this, right? That’s what he hired you for?”
Lena releases a long, slow breath. I can sense her hesitation, and it fuels a desperation deep within me. I worked fucking hard to get to where I am. It’s not possible that a selfish girl with a taste for the spotlight could take it away so easily, is it?
“Please.” I grab her free hand between both of mine even though she has a perfect manicure and my gloves are soaked with sweat and completely disgusting. “You’ve gotta try.”
She stares at me, some of her hostility fading, and nibbles on her lower lip. Finally, an excruciatingly long moment later, she says, “You just made my job so much more difficult. I hope you understand that.”
“I do.”
“Trust me, Lena,” Gabe adds. “He may come across as a douche, but he’s not a stupid one. He knows he fucked up.” He shucks his pads and stands shoulder to shoulder with me, the both of us facing her down. This doesn’t seem to intimidate her as it might others. It fires her up. She flicks her sexy red hair over her shoulder and gives us a single, firm nod.
“Well, okay then. Glad we know where we stand.” There’s a brief moment when I think she’s going to move on without rubbing salt in the wound. Then the moment passes. “For the record, I’ve met mushrooms with more forethought than you.”
Should have known she wouldn’t let me off so easily. I suppose if she wants to compare me to fungi, at least it’s a tasty one.
“If we’re going to do this, you need to be a whole lot more open with me. I want no-holds-barred access to your life, Jase. I ask a question, you answer it immediately and truthfully. I make a suggestion, you do everything within your power to make it happen. If you want to climb out of this hole you’ve dug, I need your complete and total commitment. Think you can manage that, fighter boy?”
“That’s fighter man to you.” I can’t resist needling her, and her face screws up the way I knew it would. “But yeah, I’ll do what you say and I’ll accept any help I can get.”
“Good.” Her lips purse, and she seems to have run out of steam. I can see her mentally switching from bulldozer mode to thinking mode, calculating our next steps, figuring out how to get ahead of this, and for the first time, I feel like maybe she’s on my side. Maybe she’s actually invested in me.
The next question out of her mouth is one I don’t see coming. “Is there any truth to Erin’s story?”
“No,” Gabe and I answer at the same time.
“Okay,” she nods, accepting our reply at face value, and I can still see the information running through her mind and being processed. She has a shit poker face, but that’s beside the point. This woman is actually listening to what I have to say and taking it on board. Is she for real?
Her belief in me—if that’s what it is—feels good. Like, unreasonably good. I want to grab her around the waist and twirl her in the air, or take her face between my palms and kiss her irresistible ruby lips. When another ten seconds pass without her saying anything snarky, I’m halfway tempted to strip her clothes off and bang her on the floor, audience be damned.
Finally, she comes to a decision. “There are some things I need to take care of. I’ll be in touch with you later.”
Her hand is still in my grasp, and I squeeze it. “Thanks.” My voice is raspy with emotion, and I cough to clear it. Goddamn it, I am not a pussy.
She studies me, and I’m not sure what she sees, but she seems to like it. “You’re welcome, fighter man.”
My lips quirk up. “You know what I think?”
She tugs her hand away and places it on her hip. “Do I want to know?”
Ah, there’s my mouthy girl. “I think you like me.” She starts to scowl, but I barrel on. “I think you care what happens to me.”
“Do not,” she says, a deep blush traveling down to the neckline of her shirt. With a complexion like that, I bet her entire body blushes, and I want to tear her blouse in half to find out. “I care about keeping my career on track.”
“Uh-huh.” I give her a cocky grin that I know will rile her more. “You tell yourself that, cutie pie.”
She huffs. “You’re insufferable.” Then she whirls around and marches away, the curve of her butt bouncing with each step.
When she’s gone, Gabe whistles under his breath. “Man, she’s something.”
I punch him in the gut, hard enough to sting but not hurt. “Eyes to yourself. She’s not here for your viewing pleasure.”
He guffaws. “That doesn’t stop you.”
“I don’t need you pointing out my hypocrisy.” I stretch my legs and shake them, refusing to analyze why the thought of anyone else checking Lena out makes me want to wrap my arm around the asshole’s throat—friend or not. “Let’s get back to training.”


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A. Rivers writes romance with strong heroes and heroines who kick butt and take names. She loves MMA fighters, cops, military men, bodyguards, and the protective guy next door who isn’t afraid to fight the odds for love.


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Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2020

New Release – Fall From Grace by Emily Bex

RELEASE BLITZ
Title: Fall From Grace
Series: Medici Warrior #4
Author: Emily Bex
Publisher: Foundations Book Publishing
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Release Date: December 7, 2020
BLURB

JR Ward and Laurell K. Hamilton fans will become enchanted with this deliciously dark and scandalous series by International Bestselling Author Emily Bex. It’s everything vampire romances should be made of!

In Book Four of The Medici Warrior Series, continue the journey with Kate and Shade, your favorite ruling vampire couple.

Lorenzo discovers his mother isn’t the only one born with unique powers. The only problem will be learning to harness it.

Alec makes his final bid for political power and is prepared to take down anyone who stands in his way.

Max has lost everything, and there is nothing more dangerous than a vampire with nothing to lose. You won’t believe what happens when he returns to exact his revenge. Who remains standing, and how many will be sacrificed in their bid for power?

“Scorching”, “riveting”, and hailed as “the NEXT BIG THING”, The Medici Warrior Series follows the exploits of a vampire dynasty that spans four generations in a multi-genre novel with elements of paranormal, smoldering romance, and historical fiction. Get your copy today! Your vampire king is waiting…


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Emily Bex is an avid life-long reader, and the international best-selling author of the epic six book paranormal romance series, Medici Warrior Series. As she says, “Why start small?” She worked for over twenty years in marketing, developing ad campaigns, catalogs, product launches and promotional literature. She figured if she could write creatively about products, then surely she could write something about these characters that were rattling around inside her brain.  She currently lives in Virginia, but has used her extensive love of travel, both foreign and domestic, to create the backdrop for her characters to play out their story.


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Book Reviews, Bully Romance, Dark Romance, New Adult, Suspense Romance, Year of Reviews - 2020

Review – Dare Series Collection by Shantel Tessier

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Dare Series Collection; Dare #1-3 
(A series collection)

by: Shantel Tessier

Review Rating:

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Having all of the Dare books in one set is the BEST!! All three books are interconnected and binge reading will totally happen because you’ll be hooked like I was!

This series is dark, dark, oh…and did I mention it’s dark, but I dare you to read this dark, bully romance with both eyes open and without biting your nails right off.

Shantel pulled out all of the stops and went full speed ahead in this high stakes series. She doesn’t let off the gas the entire time. I imagine her giggling while she throws you into the deep end while you swim with the sharks.

In I Dare You, Austin and Cole are make no room for apologies in their “relationship” and are absolutely made for one another. Both are headstrong, ruthless, and want what they want. They are the ultimate power couple, each holding dark secrets, but keeping the biggest one to themselves. The one that could ultimately be their demise.

In I Promise You, we get multiple POV as we dive deeper into the GWS and more importantly into Cole’s head as we look back as his POV over the events that lead us to the night everything fell apart. It also gives us the starting point for their life in college and where we move forward in If You Dare.

If You Dare may be Deke’s story, but once again we get multiple POV’s. I love this aspect because it leaves you wondering who is behind the threats, who will still be alive at the end of the book, and who is still loyal to the GWS. There are surprises and twists and a whopper of an ending.

This box set includes extras that you wouldn’t have with just the single books and they are juicy extras you will want to read.

Synopsis:

The sharks are back! The Dare Series Box Set releases on December 11th and you can preorder your copy now! The box set includes three full-size novels – I Dare You, I Promise You, and If You Dare – along with exclusive bonus content and a brand new cover.

Are you ready to swim with the sharks?

I DARE YOU I Dare You (Dare, #1)
What do you do when the devil has you in his sights?
You show him that you can play his game.
Austin Lowes is new to town. She’s running from a mom who hates her to her dad who cares nothing about her. Only a few months and she will be free, or at least, that’s what she hopes … until she meets him.
Cole Reynolds is the devil disguised as a man. He wants her fear, he wants her blood, and he wants her soul.
Just a little game, he says, I dare you.
Will Austin survive him, or will she lose herself and the game?
Secrets are revealed and justice will be served, but at what cost?
Who survives and who doesn’t?

I PROMISE YOU I Promise You (Dare #2)
It was supposed to be a game.
I Dare You.
We bought her in ’cause I wanted to play with her.
Destroy her.
But plans change and she got caught in the cross fire.
Then I did something far worse. I fell in love with her, but she doesn’t know I still have secrets.
Ones that could rip us all apart.
We’re sharks.
Raised to hunt and kill.
We take what we want without asking.
We’ve never needed permission before, so I’m not about to start now.
You think you know everything, but we’re about to do what we do best and prove you wrong- I Promise You!

IF YOU DARE If You Dare (Dare #3)
The game was over. The dares were getting old, and the secrets were piling up faster than the bodies.
But someone had other plans. They wanted to play a new game.
Becky Holt was the love of his life until he found out what she was hiding. Now he wants to seek his revenge in the most daring way.
Deke Biggs has always been a shark. He’s not afraid to kill, and he’s about to become her worst nightmare.
But there’s a new player, and she plans on taking everything, no matter what the cost.
Try to beat him- If You Dare!
Who will win and who will lose?

Due to mature content and themes this series is recommended for readers aged eighteen and over. The Dare Series Collection has over 400K words and includes exclusive bonus content. The Dare Series is a dark bully romance set in high school and in college.

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Cover Reveal, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Tempted by Ava Harrison

 Ava Harrison has revealed the cover and blurb for Tempted!

Releasing January 4, 2021

Unemployed. Check. 
Zero prospects. Check. 
An eviction notice in hand. Check. 
Life in shambles? Check. Check. Check. 

Desperate to avoid living on my sister’s couch, I took a job in the one place I shouldn’t. 
That’s where I first saw him. 

Drew Lawson. 
Elusive bad boy.
Owner of the hottest club in the city. 
And apparently my new boss. 

Temptation comes in many forms. 
For me, it’s the way he looks at me. 
The way he feels.
He’s my addiction.
My secret.

I know I should keep my distance. 
I could lose everything–even myself. 
But I can’t.

And neither can he.

Cover Designer: Hang Le
Model: Joseph Cannata 

Goodreads: http://bit.ly/39lTA9N



Meet Ava

Ava Harrison is a USA Today and Amazon bestselling author.
When she’s not journaling her life, you can find her window shopping, cooking dinner for her family, or curled up on her couch reading a book.
 
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Contemporary Romance, Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2020, Year of Reviews - 2020

New Release – UPSIDE DOWN by A.M. Madden

🔥🔥 𝐇𝐎𝐓 𝐍𝐄𝐖 𝐑𝐄𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐄 & 𝐆𝐈𝐕𝐄𝐀𝐖𝐀𝐘 🔥🔥

𝑭𝒓𝒐𝒎 𝑼𝑺𝑨 𝑻𝒐𝒅𝒂𝒚 𝒃𝒆𝒔𝒕𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂𝒖𝒕𝒉𝒐𝒓 𝑨. 𝑴. 𝑴𝒂𝒅𝒅𝒆𝒏 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒔 𝑼𝒑𝒔𝒊𝒅𝒆 𝑫𝒐𝒘𝒏, 𝒂 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒑𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒔𝒕𝒐𝒓𝒚 𝒂𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒎𝒂𝒏’𝒔 𝒂𝒘𝒂𝒌𝒆𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒐 𝒂𝒍𝒍-𝒏𝒆𝒘 𝒅𝒆𝒔𝒊𝒓𝒆𝒔—𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒂 𝒍𝒊𝒇𝒆-𝒂𝒍𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒓𝒐𝒎𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆.

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BLURB

𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙐𝙎𝘼 𝙏𝙤𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙗𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙪𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙧 𝘼. 𝙈. 𝙈𝙖𝙙𝙙𝙚𝙣 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝙖 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙣𝙙-𝙖𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙢𝙖𝙣’𝙨 𝙖𝙬𝙖𝙠𝙚𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙤 𝙖𝙡𝙡-𝙣𝙚𝙬 𝙙𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙧𝙚𝙨—𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙖 𝙡𝙞𝙛𝙚-𝙖𝙡𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚.

I’ve always been known as the hopeless romantic … the nice guy … the sweetheart.

Everything in my life supported this persona. My students loved my easy personality. My colleagues admired the way I handled myself in the classroom.

But something was always missing.

Like so many relationships before it, my current attempt at love felt like a dead end. When she gave me an ultimatum, I couldn’t promise to give her what she wanted.

So, she ended it.

Explaining another breakup to my family was the last thing I wanted. But doing it on a luxury yacht at my brother’s wedding lessened the hardship.

I never imagined that trip would change everything… and I certainly wasn’t prepared for him to change everything.

Upside Down is a sister’s best friend, sexual awakening, m/m stand-alone romance that contains adult content.

Goodreads TBR: bit.ly/UpsideDownbyAMMadden

GIVEAWAY

To celebrate the release of Upside Down, A.M. Madden is giving away a paperback and a $25 Amazon gift card. Stop by her Facebook page to enter:

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

A USA Today bestselling, award-winning author, A. M. Madden is also a Jersey girl whose addiction to romance started at twelve after reading Judy Blume’s Forever.

As a self-proclaimed hopeless romantic, she truly believes that true love knows no bounds.

In her books, she aspires to write fun, sexy, realistic love stories that will stay with you long after you turn the last page. She creates realistic characters and believes there’s no better compliment than when readers feel they know the characters personally.

When not writing, she’s busy being a wife to her soul mate, and a mother to two boys who she believes are the most handsome men on earth. She loves to cook, hates to bake, and dreams about living at the beach someday.

AWARDS:

2016 eLit Gold Medalist – Best Romance Ebook – The Shortstop

2016 IPPY Silver Medalist – Best Romance Ebook – The Shortstop

2018 Book Excellence Finalist – Finding Mr. Wrong (co-written with Joanne Schwehm).

2019 Book Excellence Finalist – Scoring Mr. Romeo (co-written with Joanne Schwehm).

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Dark Romance, Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2020, Year of Reviews - 2020

New Release – Beautiful Lies by Stasia Black & Alta Hensley

RELEASE BLITZ
Title: Beautiful Lies
Series: Breaking Belles #2
Authors: Stasia Black & Alta Hensley
Genre: Dark Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 7, 2020
BLURB

Twenty Beautiful Lies stand before me.
I can feel one’s hatred from across the ballroom.
She loathes me and all that I stand for… that’s why she will be my choice, my belle of the ball.
Born into a secret society that strangles the life out of me, I have no choice but to face my demons head on.
Inheritance isn’t about money or land, it’s much more twisted than that…
A sinful birthright.
A dark heritage.
A secret tradition only the most powerful and wealthy are aware of.
The Order of the Silver Ghost.
I will choose her because her disdain is more than I deserve.
The price I will pay for my cruel legacy.


GOODREADS LINK: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55241812-beautiful-lies


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AUTHOR BIOS & LINKS

Stasia Black

STASIA BLACK grew up in Texas, recently spent a freezing five-year stint in Minnesota, and now is happily planted in sunny California, which she will never, ever leave.
She loves writing, reading, listening to podcasts, and has recently taken up biking after a twenty-year sabbatical (and has the bumps and bruises to prove it). She lives with her own personal cheerleader, aka, her handsome husband, and their teenage son. Wow. Typing that makes her feel old. And writing about herself in the third person makes her feel a little like a nutjob, but ahem! Where were we?
Stasia’s drawn to romantic stories that don’t take the easy way out. She wants to see beneath people’s veneer and poke into their dark places, their twisted motives, and their deepest desires. Basically, she wants to create characters that make readers alternately laugh, cry ugly tears, want to toss their kindles across the room, and then declare they have a new FBB (forever book boyfriend).

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Alta Hensley

USA TODAY Bestselling Author of Hot, Dark and Dirty Romance.
She is also an Amazon Top 100 bestselling author. Being a multi-published author in the romance genre, Alta is known for her dark, gritty alpha heroes, sometimes sweet love stories, hot eroticism, and engaging tales of the constant struggle between dominance and submission.

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New Release – Lilac by B.B. Reid

One world tour. Three rock gods. Their gutsy new guitarist who talks back. Rules are Bound to be broken.

Lilac by B.B. Reid is now live! 

From bestselling author B.B. Reid comes an unconventional romance and complete standalone.


Blurb:
I, Braxton Fawn, am the luckiest girl alive.
Or so the world keeps telling me.
Every so often, gods walk the earth. This time they came as musicians. When Bound loses its lead guitarist, yours truly is chosen to fill his shoes. From dive bars to the big stage, my instant claim to fame is nothing short of a fairytale. The only problem?
My new bandmates.
Jaded, gorgeous, and ridiculously talented–they’re determined to turn my dream into a nightmare. It’s no secret I wasn’t their first choice. I wasn’t even their last. The label wants a new image, Bound wants me gone, but I’ve got my own agenda.
To succeed I have to survive a world tour, public scrutiny, and idols turned enemies. But the biggest threat of all isn’t a meticulous frontman, a narcissistic bassist, and a drummer with too many secrets.
It’s me. 
Somehow, I must resist the temptation of Houston Morrow, Loren James, and Jericho Noble.
It seemed easy enough when I boarded their tour bus, but it only took one city for the lines we’d drawn to blur.
Only sixty-two more to go.

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LILAC is a contemporary rockstar romance, reverse harem, and complete standalone.

  Download today or read for FREE with Kindle Unlimited

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Goodreads: https://bit.ly/GR–Lilac


B.B. Reid is the author of several novels including the hit enemies-to-lovers, Fear Me. She grew up the only daughter and middle child in a small town in North Carolina. After graduating with a Bachelors in Finance, she started her career at an investment research firm while continuing to serve in the National Guard. She currently resides in Charlotte with her moody cat and enjoys collecting Chuck Taylors and binge-eating chocolate.

Connect with B.B. Reid 

Website: www.bbreid.com

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