2022 New Release/Release Day, Bully Romance, Dark Romance, LGBTQA+, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, New Adult, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – Vicious Lies by Rachel Leigh

VICIOUS LIES (Bastards of Boulder Cove #2) by Rachel Leigh

Release Date: September 30th

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Enemies to Lovers/Secret Society/Dark Academia

Series: Bastards of Boulder Cove

VICIOUS LIES, the 2nd book in the Bastards of Boulder Cove series, from USA Today bestselling author Rachel Leigh is NOW AVAILABLE!!

Grab your copy today! Free in KU!

Amazon: http://mybook.to/bobc2

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Blurb:

At Boulder Cove Academy, three things are certain:

The Lawless Rule.

The games are dangerous.

Nothing is as it seems.

I came here expecting to face my bullies with an iron fist.

I played their games and won.

Now that I’ve earned my place, at the academy and in their home, I should feel safe.

But with every past there is a shadow and mine is drawing closer with each step I take.

I thought The Lawless were the ones I should fear, but someone far more vicious is watching.

The games should be over, but it seems they’ve only just begun.

Read the prequel FREE NOW:

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Read Kay’s Review: Vicious Lies

About the Author:

Rachel Leigh is a USA Today bestselling author of new adult and contemporary romance. You can expect twists and turns, bad boys, strong heroines, and an HEA.

Rachel lives in leggings, overuses emojis, and survives on books and coffee. Writing is her passion. Her goal is to take readers on an adventure with her words, while showing them that even on the darkest days, love conquers all.

Connect w/Rachel:

Website: www.rachelleighauthor.com

Bookbub: bookbub.com/profile/rachel-leigh

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/19155638.Rachel_Leigh

IG: https://instagram.com/rachelleighauthor

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rachelleighauthor/

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Rachel-Leigh/e/B07SSK8P2F

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Blog Tour – Vile Boys by AJ Merlin

Release Date: September 18

Winter Grove University is the dream school for anyone who wants to get somewhere in life, no matter if you’re an alpha, beta, or even an omega.

It’s almost impossible to get in. So when I beat the odds, I know it’ll be life changing.

I just don’t expect death on campus during orientation, or a warning to stay in my lane if I want to get through the next four years successfully.

Not that I’m worried, or anything.

That is, until the three most influential boys of Winter Grove decide to dedicate the semester to making my life a living hell for reasons that probably aren’t my fault.

Foster, Dorian, and August know how to hold a grudge. And they’re not willing to let me forget any slight I may have committed against them. Now, with three boys making my life hell and bodies piling up around campus, I have to wonder if maybe I should stop worrying about my grades and instead focus on the two alphas and a beta who can’t seem to leave me alone or the killer who might be closer than we thought.

Vile Boys is the first book in the Knot Their Toy duet and includes omegaverse, M/M, poly, and bullying.

Buy Your Copy Here:
Meet AJ Merlin
AJ merlin is an author, crazy bird lady, and rampant horror movie enthusiast. Her debut novel, A Little Wicked, is the product of being enamored with the paranormal and the need to hunt down all things that go bump in the night. Born and raised in the midwest United States, AJ is lucky to be right in the middle of people who support her and a menagerie of animals to keep her somewhat sane. Connect with her on facebook or social media to see updates, giveaways, and be bombarded with dog, cat, and pigeon pictures.
Connect with AJ Merlin
For more information about AJ Merlin, visit: https://linktr.ee/AJMerlinAuthor
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New Release – Vile Boys by AJ Merlin

Release Date: September 18

Winter Grove University is the dream school for anyone who wants to get somewhere in life, no matter if you’re an alpha, beta, or even an omega.

It’s almost impossible to get in. So when I beat the odds, I know it’ll be life changing.

I just don’t expect death on campus during orientation, or a warning to stay in my lane if I want to get through the next four years successfully.

Not that I’m worried, or anything.

That is, until the three most influential boys of Winter Grove decide to dedicate the semester to making my life a living hell for reasons that probably aren’t my fault.

Foster, Dorian, and August know how to hold a grudge. And they’re not willing to let me forget any slight I may have committed against them. Now, with three boys making my life hell and bodies piling up around campus, I have to wonder if maybe I should stop worrying about my grades and instead focus on the two alphas and a beta who can’t seem to leave me alone or the killer who might be closer than we thought.

Vile Boys is the first book in the Knot Their Toy duet and includes omegaverse, M/M, poly, and bullying.

Buy Your Copy Here:
Meet AJ Merlin
AJ merlin is an author, crazy bird lady, and rampant horror movie enthusiast. Her debut novel, A Little Wicked, is the product of being enamored with the paranormal and the need to hunt down all things that go bump in the night. Born and raised in the midwest United States, AJ is lucky to be right in the middle of people who support her and a menagerie of animals to keep her somewhat sane. Connect with her on facebook or social media to see updates, giveaways, and be bombarded with dog, cat, and pigeon pictures.
Connect with AJ Merlin
For more information about AJ Merlin, visit: https://linktr.ee/AJMerlinAuthor
Review
Book Reviews, Bully Romance, Dark Romance, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, New Adult, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – Bloody Cruel Monster by Lucy Smoke

Bloody Cruel Monster; Sick Boys #6
(#2 within a duet, #6 within a series)

Publication Date: August 26, 2022

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Dark/Bully Romance

Author: Lucy Smoke

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Picking right up where the last book left off Bloody Cruel Monster hardly leaves time to rest. It’s fast paced, bloody – as the title suggests – and full of twists.

At twenty-two the boys are beginning to feel old and recognize that perhaps their old ways need to change. That their group is growing and that looking towards the future isn’t a curse word. Once they take care of the problem, literally sitting in their living room – Ace and by association, Clover, they might just get to do that.

As a member of the Undead, Ace has brought trouble to these boys time and again, and now they want payment in the form of his sister, Clover, but Brax won’t have it. She’s his and no one takes what belongs to him. However, Clover refuses to belong to anyone, but the Undead seem to think otherwise.

Clover is tough and her monsters have come out to play, even with Brax. She doesn’t sit back and let someone fight for her. Not her brother, not the other Sick Boys, and especially not Brax. If the Undead want her, bring it on, she will go down fighting. I do admire her fighting spirit, especially when fighting with the Undead.

Brax struggles with his dominating ways. He wants to lock up Clover and never let her leave, but he also loves watching her fight. His duality is something he struggles with, but his vulnerability is quite beautiful in this book and sometimes I want to slap Clover for not noticing it sooner. However, eventually we get to see that these two are perfect together as his monster loves her no matter what.

This book is bloody and gruesome, at times, and is not for the faint of heart. But for anyone who loves dark, and hard won romance, this book is sinfully perfect.

Synopsis:
It will end the same way it started … with death.

Clover

I gave Braxton Smalls everything. I sacrificed myself and all I ended up with was a broken heart and a shattered soul. Now, I’ve got bigger things to worry about than an angry Eastpoint Heir hot on my trail.

Brax may be the psycho who kidnapped me–but he’s nothing compared to the organization my brother works for.

And me? I’m the monster ready to wreck them all.

Braxton

I live for vengeance. That’s all I know, all I see. Until her. Until Clover La Roux. No … until Evgenia Volkov. Daughter of a Russian mobster. Sister to the man who tortured one of my best friends. The only woman to ever satisfy the cruel desires inside of me.

Whoever took her will pay with their lives. And once I have her back, I’ll make sure she can never leave me again. Consequences be damned.

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Blog Tour – The Sight of Flames by AJ Merlin

Release Date: August 10

Four hundred years ago, my ancestor led an uprising against the Witch’s Council.

And failed miserably.

Now her descendants and those of her supporters must serve as Wardens to help protect witch-kind, though we’re relegated to being second best and the first ones thrown into danger. The Disgraced, as we’re called, are meant to suck it up and be grateful.

But there’s too much of my ancestor in me to bow to any witch, no matter that I’m Disgraced and an omega. When I enroll in war college to learn to do my duty as a Disgraced Warden and witch omega, I have a feeling that I’m not going to be very popular with my superiors. Let alone any other alphas that cross my path.

To make things worse for everyone an old enemy has returned to hunt us, and whispers of unrest are circulating like the witch plague.

I may be Disgraced, an omega, and the last of my line, but I’m not going to just roll over and accept my fate. Not for the council, a coven, or anyone else.

The Sight of Flames is the first in the Disgraced Magic series. It’s a witchy omegaverse RH/poly romance where the main character and her coven never have to choose.

Buy Your Copy Here:

Meet AJ Merlin
AJ merlin is an author, crazy bird lady, and rampant horror movie enthusiast. Her debut novel, A Little Wicked, is the product of being enamored with the paranormal and the need to hunt down all things that go bump in the night. Born and raised in the midwest United States, AJ is lucky to be right in the middle of people who support her and a menagerie of animals to keep her somewhat sane. Connect with her on facebook or social media to see updates, giveaways, and be bombarded with dog, cat, and pigeon pictures.
Connect with AJ Merlin
For more information about AJ Merlin, visit: https://linktr.ee/AJMerlinAuthor

2022 New Release/Release Day, Bully Romance, LGBTQA+, New Adult, Paranormal/Science Fi/Fantasy Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – The Sight of Flames by AJ Merlin

Release Date: August 10

Four hundred years ago, my ancestor led an uprising against the Witch’s Council.

And failed miserably.

Now her descendants and those of her supporters must serve as Wardens to help protect witch-kind, though we’re relegated to being second best and the first ones thrown into danger. The Disgraced, as we’re called, are meant to suck it up and be grateful.

But there’s too much of my ancestor in me to bow to any witch, no matter that I’m Disgraced and an omega. When I enroll in war college to learn to do my duty as a Disgraced Warden and witch omega, I have a feeling that I’m not going to be very popular with my superiors. Let alone any other alphas that cross my path.

To make things worse for everyone an old enemy has returned to hunt us, and whispers of unrest are circulating like the witch plague.

I may be Disgraced, an omega, and the last of my line, but I’m not going to just roll over and accept my fate. Not for the council, a coven, or anyone else.

The Sight of Flames is the first in the Disgraced Magic series. It’s a witchy omegaverse RH/poly romance where the main character and her coven never have to choose.

Buy Your Copy Here:

Meet AJ Merlin
AJ merlin is an author, crazy bird lady, and rampant horror movie enthusiast. Her debut novel, A Little Wicked, is the product of being enamored with the paranormal and the need to hunt down all things that go bump in the night. Born and raised in the midwest United States, AJ is lucky to be right in the middle of people who support her and a menagerie of animals to keep her somewhat sane. Connect with her on facebook or social media to see updates, giveaways, and be bombarded with dog, cat, and pigeon pictures.
Connect with AJ Merlin
For more information about AJ Merlin, visit: https://linktr.ee/AJMerlinAuthor
Review
Book Reviews, Bully Romance, Dark Romance, LGBTQA+, New Adult, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – Savage Kings by L.M. Harrison

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Savage Kings; Savages of Kingsworth #1
(#1 within a series)

Publication Date: August 10, 2022

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Dark/Reverse Harem/Bully Romance

Author: L.M. Harrison

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Mystery, very-dark broody bad boys, and a girl that takes no grief from anyone….step into the Kingdom if you dare.

Grace Lilley is a girl that never knows when to stop running her mouth. She is very aware of this bad habit of hers, it is essentially what gets her into trouble and basically shipped off to Kingsworth in the first place, but she also never seems to stop this bad habit of hers.

There is a LOT of moving parts and shrouded darkness in this book. Grace is constantly told to leave Kingsworth when she was forced to attend it in the first place. Why? I’m not entirely sure, yet. There is also a lot of mystery surrounding her background, but I won’t focus on that here, as it’s part of that overall intrigue factor that’s wound throughout the story and I don’t want to spoil it. However, I will say this, for all intents and purposes she goes into Kingsworth alone so it’s easy for her to be singled out and bullied, but the majority of that bullying doesn’t come from whom you’d expect. Although I’m still trying to piece together who some of the players are, as this is just the first book in this series and like I said, there is a bigger puzzle to solve and as a reader we’ve only been given a fraction of the pieces.

This is a reverse harem story and wowza!! One of the love interests…oh my…he is one of those love to hate and hate to love types. Due to the dubious nature of the story their chemistry wasn’t completely in your face, but like I said he does grow on you and with a harem there is always support when the hating becomes too much. That is what makes a harem so wonderful…right?!?

Just when things were really heating up and the plot was getting juicy of course the book leaves us on a cliffhanger….so I’m left here needing more and I’m dying to know how everything turns out for Grace.

Synopsis:
You know that trending video?

The one of those Kingsworth guys and that random poor girl?

Yeah, that was me.
I’m also the one who posted the video because humiliating them?
It was strangely… satisfying.

Of course, that was before I knew who they were.

Ezra Covington. Bellamy Thorn. Dashiell Laurier.
The politician’s son. The future Duke of Ashwood. And the man whose father just bought my sister’s foreclosure.
Three beautiful, cruel savages used to control.
Three untouchable royals who were just … well, royally touched.

The good news is my sister will get to stay in her house. They’re also giving me a full-ride scholarship to Kingsworth Prep.

Which is the bad news.

Because now that I have the royals’ attention, they’re not letting me go. Not without punishing me. Ruining me. Exposing my demons.

Little do they know, my demons bite back.

And that makes me just as savage as any king.

WARNING: Savage Kings is a bully romance that contains graphic content and situations that might make some readers uncomfortable. It is a reverse harem novel, meaning the heroine has more than one love interest. It is book 1 in the Savages of Kingsworth series and ends in a cliffhanger.

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Review – The Sight of Flames by AJ Merlin

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The Sight of Flames; Disgraced Magic #1
(#1 within a series)

Publication Date: August 10, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Fantasy/Omegaverse/New Adult/Bully/Reverse Harem Romance

Author: AJ Merlin

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

The Sight of Flames had everything I love in a fantasy novel, plus everything I love in a bully reverse harem book. This book literally combined the best of everything I love to read with a kicka$$ heroine and a fantastic plot! I’m really looking forward to what’s coming up in the next book.

Arsena, or Sen, as she prefered to be called by her friends, had the weight of her ancestors on her shoulders ever since her birth. Not only does she look just like her great, so many greats ancestor, but she also possessed her magic. Suffice to say with both of those attributes people tended to give her a wide berth, but when it was time to attend Citadel, sort of like a school for witches, Arsena knew she wouldn’t have the best of times, but she pulled up her big girl britches and kicked butt time and again.

Arsena was nothing short of amazing. Her spirit for not putting up for any crap and standing up for the little guy was comending. She herself was put into the category of lesser than, but she refused to stay there, even when she knew her heritage made it harder for her. The friends she made, which became extremely important to her in the long run, which I won’t give away, because a lot of the story is who gathers around her and it’s sooooooo good and angsty, but I adored those that chose to stay by her side.

The fantasy part of this story had great twists. Not only are the witches gifted with fantastic powers, but their basic, earth, wind, fire and water powers are wrapped up in so much more. Those skills made the book exciting, adventuresome and even a little nerve wracking at times. I won’t give away what those powers were, but wow!!! It made for great reading.

This is only the first book in the series and it does end on a cliffhanger just as the story was really taking off. I can’t wait to jump back in and see where they all go and how everyone gets along.

Synopsis:
Four hundred years ago, my ancestor led an uprising against the Witch’s Council.

And failed miserably.

Now her descendants and those of her supporters must serve as Wardens to help protect witch-kind, though we’re relegated to being second best and the first ones thrown into danger. The Disgraced, as we’re called, are meant to suck it up and be grateful.

But there’s too much of my ancestor in me to bow to any witch, no matter that I’m Disgraced and an omega. When I enroll in war college to learn to do my duty as a Disgraced Warden and witch omega, I have a feeling that I’m not going to be very popular with my superiors. Let alone any other alphas that cross my path.

To make things worse for everyone an old enemy has returned to hunt us, and whispers of unrest are circulating like the witch plague.

I may be Disgraced, an omega, and the last of my line, but I’m not going to just roll over and accept my fate. Not for the council, a coven, or anyone else.

The Sight of Flames is the first in the Disgraced Magic series. It’s a witchy omegaverse RH/poly romance where the main character and her coven never have to choose.

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Blog Tour – Savage Games by Rachel Leigh


SAVAGE GAMES (Bastards of Boulder Cove #1) by Rachel Leigh
Release Date: July 28th
Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Enemies to Lovers/Secret Society/Dark Academia
Series: Bastards of Boulder Cove

NOW AVAILABLE!!! FREE IN KU!!!
http://mybook.to/bobc1

Read the prequel FREE NOW: http://books2read.com/bobcdarkdesires

Add to Goodreads:
http://bit.ly/gr_bobc1

Blurb:
I shouldn’t be here.

Let me rephrase that…
I never wanted to be here.

I didn’t ask for any of this.

Not the society I was born into.
Definitely not the academy I’m supposed to attend.
And sure as hell not the group I’m forced to play nice with.

Unfortunately, one too many school suspensions has catapulted me into the world I swore I’d never live in.

Boulder Cove Academy: Where The Lawless reign and those beneath them are nothing but ash between their fingertips.

The three leaders of this place—Crew, Jagger, and Neo—have always been an aching thorn in my side.

When things get ugly, I have no choice but to turn to the boys I loathe.

Acceptance means I become a slave to their darkest desires.
Bones to rattle.
A mind to shake.

In the thick of it all, I begin to see the truth. They never intended to help me.
They only want to destroy me.

One game at a time.

Read Kay’s Review: Savage Games

About the Author:
Rachel Leigh is a USA Today bestselling author of new adult and contemporary romance. You can expect twists and turns, bad boys, strong heroines, and an HEA.

Rachel lives in leggings, overuses emojis, and survives on books and coffee. Writing is her passion. Her goal is to take readers on an adventure with her words, while showing them that even on the darkest days, love conquers all.

Connect w/Rachel:
Website: www.rachelleighauthor.com
Bookbub: bookbub.com/profile/rachel-leigh
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/19155638.Rachel_Leigh
IG: https://instagram.com/rachelleighauthor
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rachelleighauthor/
Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Rachel-Leigh/e/B07SSK8P2F
Readers Group: http://bit.ly/rl_ramblers
Rachel’s Ramblings Newsletter: https://bit.ly/rl_news

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Blog Tour – Even If It Hurts by Sam Mariano

EVEN IF IT HURTS: A Toxic Romance (Coastal Elite) by Sam Mariano
Release Date: July 29th
Genre/Tropes: Dark Romance/Bully Romance/Villain gets the girl/Psycho Hero

AVAILABLE NOW!!! FREE IN KU!!!
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3PFZEfK
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0B7XNJCZK
Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B0B7XNJCZK
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0B7XNJCZK/

Add to Goodreads:
https://bit.ly/even-if-it-hurts-TBR

Blurb:
A psychopath and his prey.
A dangerous, toxic, and utterly destructive love story…

He could have been my hero.
He saved my life that night, a beautiful dark angel slicing through my fear and the water, dragging me from its deadly clutches.
He should have been my hero.
I thought maybe he was.

Villains aren’t supposed to win, and good should always conquer evil, but in the elite coastal town I live in, the only purpose a label has is letting you know what something—or someone—costs. Good, bad; it’s all relative, and it hardly matters. Baymont, California, is a land of beautiful villains and happy-ever-afters that are just out of reach.

Especially for me.

Until Dare moves the world beneath my feet, and even though I’m afraid to trust it—to trust him—boy, am I tempted.
In more ways than one.
Being with Dare is scary, but being without him is impossible.
He makes it impossible.

Dare’s no hero, that much is clear, but maybe…
Maybe he’s mine.

This story contains triggers and is intended only for a mature, adult audience. See the opening author’s note for more explicit warnings, but know this is a very dangerous relationship with a very dark hero.

Read Kay’s Review: Even If It Hurts

About the Author:
Sam Mariano loves to write edgy, twisty romantic reads with complicated characters you’re left thinking about long after you turn the last page. Her favorite thing about indie publishing is the ability to play by your own rules! If she isn’t reading one of the thousands of books on her to-read list, writing her next book, or playing with her adorable preschooler… actually, that’s about all she has time for these days.

Connect w/Sam:
Website: https://sammarianoauthor.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sam.mariano.author/
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/292083204528925/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sam-Mariano/e/B00K45AJC0
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sammarianobooks
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sam__Mariano
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/sam-mariano
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7375051.Sam_Mariano

2022 New Release/Release Day, Bully Romance, Dark Romance, New Adult, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – Even If It Hurts by Sam Mariano

EVEN IF IT HURTS: A Toxic Romance (Coastal Elite) by Sam Mariano
Release Date: July 29th
Genre/Tropes: Dark Romance/Bully Romance/Villain gets the girl/Psycho Hero

AVAILABLE NOW!!! FREE IN KU!!!
Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3PFZEfK
Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0B7XNJCZK
Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B0B7XNJCZK
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B0B7XNJCZK/

Add to Goodreads:
https://bit.ly/even-if-it-hurts-TBR

Blurb:
A psychopath and his prey.
A dangerous, toxic, and utterly destructive love story…

He could have been my hero.
He saved my life that night, a beautiful dark angel slicing through my fear and the water, dragging me from its deadly clutches.
He should have been my hero.
I thought maybe he was.

Villains aren’t supposed to win, and good should always conquer evil, but in the elite coastal town I live in, the only purpose a label has is letting you know what something—or someone—costs. Good, bad; it’s all relative, and it hardly matters. Baymont, California, is a land of beautiful villains and happy-ever-afters that are just out of reach.

Especially for me.

Until Dare moves the world beneath my feet, and even though I’m afraid to trust it—to trust him—boy, am I tempted.
In more ways than one.
Being with Dare is scary, but being without him is impossible.
He makes it impossible.

Dare’s no hero, that much is clear, but maybe…
Maybe he’s mine.

This story contains triggers and is intended only for a mature, adult audience. See the opening author’s note for more explicit warnings, but know this is a very dangerous relationship with a very dark hero.

Read Kay’s Review: Even If It Hurts

About the Author:
Sam Mariano loves to write edgy, twisty romantic reads with complicated characters you’re left thinking about long after you turn the last page. Her favorite thing about indie publishing is the ability to play by your own rules! If she isn’t reading one of the thousands of books on her to-read list, writing her next book, or playing with her adorable preschooler… actually, that’s about all she has time for these days.

Connect w/Sam:
Website: https://sammarianoauthor.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sam.mariano.author/
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/292083204528925/
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sam-Mariano/e/B00K45AJC0
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sammarianobooks
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sam__Mariano
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/sam-mariano
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7375051.Sam_Mariano

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New Release – Savage Games by Rachel Leigh


SAVAGE GAMES (Bastards of Boulder Cove #1) by Rachel Leigh
Release Date: July 28th
Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Enemies to Lovers/Secret Society/Dark Academia
Series: Bastards of Boulder Cove

NOW AVAILABLE!!! FREE IN KU!!!
http://mybook.to/bobc1

Read the prequel FREE NOW: http://books2read.com/bobcdarkdesires

Add to Goodreads:
http://bit.ly/gr_bobc1

Blurb:
I shouldn’t be here.

Let me rephrase that…
I never wanted to be here.

I didn’t ask for any of this.

Not the society I was born into.
Definitely not the academy I’m supposed to attend.
And sure as hell not the group I’m forced to play nice with.

Unfortunately, one too many school suspensions has catapulted me into the world I swore I’d never live in.

Boulder Cove Academy: Where The Lawless reign and those beneath them are nothing but ash between their fingertips.

The three leaders of this place—Crew, Jagger, and Neo—have always been an aching thorn in my side.

When things get ugly, I have no choice but to turn to the boys I loathe.

Acceptance means I become a slave to their darkest desires.
Bones to rattle.
A mind to shake.

In the thick of it all, I begin to see the truth. They never intended to help me.
They only want to destroy me.

One game at a time.

Read Kay’s Review: Savage Games

About the Author:
Rachel Leigh is a USA Today bestselling author of new adult and contemporary romance. You can expect twists and turns, bad boys, strong heroines, and an HEA.

Rachel lives in leggings, overuses emojis, and survives on books and coffee. Writing is her passion. Her goal is to take readers on an adventure with her words, while showing them that even on the darkest days, love conquers all.

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Review – Even If It Hurts by Sam Mariano

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Even If It Hurts; Coastal Elite #1
(Standalone within a series)

Publication Date: July 29, 2022

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Dark/Bully Romance

Author: Sam Mariano

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Even If It Hurts is a morally corrupt, walking gray lines, villainous anti-hero book. This new adult, psychological, dark romance was a page-turning ride that I could not put down.

For anyone familiar with the movie Cruel Intentions, the beginning of this book definitely gave off some serious Cruel Intentions vibes, but it didn’t take long for Even If It Hurts to take on a flavor all of its own.

Dare is a true psycho. His lack of empathy, high intelligence and solitary focus made his character fascinating to read. I’m not sure what it is lately about reading villainous characters and placing them in romantic stories, but I LOVE IT!! The concept is brilliant and I love how on the edge it made me, as a reader, want to keep reading, but Dare seriously makes you stop and wonder what’s going on in his head, because he’s possessive AF and his notions of love are very real to him, but very outside of the norm of society.

Aubrey, once she honed in on Dare’s lack of a social compass, had to make a decision on if her love for him was worth her own moral weight. A good girl who wants to lives with her dark Prince, but is she willing to give up what society calls normal rules.

What a concept.

Dare is, I’ll say, in a relationship with another girl, although she is more of a sociopath, which is what gives this book the Cruel Intentions vibe. Anae gives Dare a task to make Aubrey fall in love with him, but that task involves a lot more than just that. Dare being the psycho he is, finds Aubrey fascinating. Like any serial killer I suppose, he becomes obsessed, but I’ll just leave the rest of his villainous traits for you to discover because Dare is a thrill to read and needs to be enjoyed.

Aubrey, if nothing else, I would have liked her to have a bit more backbone, but knowing Dare’s character, her nativity and sunshiny personality is what draws him in and keeps him interested. So, while personally I would have enjoyed for her to open her eyes to his dark and devilish ways, in the end they probably wouldn’t have worked if she wasn’t who she was.

Even If It Hurts is a mental thrill ride. I really never knew what Dare or Anae was going to do which made it exciting and page turning to read.

Synopsis:
He could have been my hero.
He saved my life that night, a beautiful dark angel slicing through my fear and the water, dragging me from its deadly clutches.
He should have been my hero.
I thought maybe he was.

Villains aren’t supposed to win, and good should always conquer evil, but in the elite coastal town I live in, the only purpose a label has is letting you know what something—or someone—costs. Good, bad; it’s all relative, and it hardly matters. Baymont, California is a land of beautiful villains and happy-ever-afters that are just out of reach.

Especially for me.

Until Dare moves the world beneath my feet, and even though I’m afraid to trust it—to trust him—boy, am I tempted.
In more ways than one.
Being with Dare is scary, but being without him is impossible.
He makes it impossible.

Dare’s no hero, that much is clear, but maybe…
Maybe he’s mine.

Featured in the Filthy Elites anthology April 2022!

This story contains triggers and is intended only for a mature, adult audience. See the opening author’s note for more explicit triggers, but know this is a very dangerous relationship with a very dark hero.

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Review – Savage Games by Rachel Leigh

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Savage Games; Bastards of Boulder Cove #1
(#1 within a series)

Publication Date: July 28, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Intrigue/New Adult/Secret Society/Bully/Dark/Reverse Harem Romance

Author: Rachel Leigh

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
This is a dark, stalker type intense story, with a hint of mystery, that showcases a smart-mouthed heroine against three angry-rule-the-school boys…ALL THE YESSESSSSS!!!!

I stayed up soooooo late that I seriously thought of calling in with the – I’m sorry I have a book hangover – excuse the next day.

Scarlett is a total bada$$. She never backs down, never once gets distracted by their gorgeous faces, their wicked games, manipulative play or emotional warfare. (I have a serious girl crush on her.) Scarlett used to be friends with Neo, Crew, and Jagger, but then tragedy struck and now they are enemies. They don’t hold back and neither does she. This book is a total wild ride and I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough to see what would happen next.

All four of the main characters have grown up together so it would have been so easy to fall back into a relationship of comfort, especially one between Crew and Scarlett. Those two are the closest, of had the closest relationship in the past, but they also suffered the most damage in their friendship. While this book only has a POV that switches back and forth between the two of them, there is definitely something brewing between all four. It was kind of neat to only get the perspective of only two of the characters when this story actually involves more, so I’m really curious how everything will play out going forward and what insight we will be privy to.

As for the other guys; Neo is the leader of the three guys and by far the meanest, but in small and I mean extremely small doses you see him play nice and in those moments he could have easily broken down walls with Scar, but there is more to his tough shell, we just don’t get enough of him…yet.

Jagger is an entirely different story. He’s always played in the gray when it comes to Scarlett’s emotions. Never being too nice, but never being ulta mean either. He finally unveils a bit more of himself, which should lead to some interesting times ahead.

I’m really excited to jump into more of this story. This first book left on a mysterious cliffhanger and I”m totally salivating for more, more, more!!

Synopsis:
I shouldn’t be here.

Let me rephrase that…
I never wanted to be here.

I didn’t ask for any of this.

Not the society I was born into.
Definitely not the academy I’m supposed to attend.
And sure as hell not the group I’m forced to play nice with.

Unfortunately, one too many school suspensions has catapulted me into the world I swore I’d never live in.

Boulder Cove Academy: Where The Lawless reign and those beneath them are ash between their fingertips.

The three leaders of this place—Crew, Jagger, and Neo—have always been an aching thorn in my side.

When things get ugly, I have no choice but to turn to the boys I loathe.

Acceptance means I become a slave to their darkest desires.
Bones to rattle.
A mind to shake.

In the thick of it all, I begin to see the truth. They never intended to help me.
They only want to destroy me.

One game at a time.

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New Release – God of Malice by Rina Kent

I caught the attention of a monster.
I didn’t ask for it.
Didn’t even see it coming.
But the moment I do, it’s too late.
Killian Carson is a predator wrapped in sophisticated charm.
He’s cold-blooded, manipulative, and lacks limits.
The worst part is that no one sees his devil side.
I do.
And that will cost me everything.
I run, but the thing about monsters?
They always chase.

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Rina Kent is an international bestselling author of everything enemies to lovers romance.
Darkness is her playground, suspense is her best friend, and twists are her brain’s food. However, she likes to think she’s a romantic at heart in some way, so don’t kill her hopes just yet.
Her heroes are anti-heroes and villains because she was always the weirdo who fell in love with the guys no one roots for. Her books are sprinkled with a touch of mystery, a healthy dose of angst, a pinch of violence, and lots of intense passion.
Rina spends her private days in a peaceful town in North Africa daydreaming about the next plot idea or laughing like an evil mastermind when those ideas come together.

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Blog Tour – Keeping His Princess by Tyleigh

Release Date: June 3

I had big plans for my future. None of them included becoming my bully’s princess….

If I wanted to get into my dream college, I needed to up my volunteer game, and tutoring was the perfect way to do it.

Why did my newest pupil have to be him?

Ethan Madden may be the “too sexy for his own good” captain of the soccer team but that didn’t change what he had done.

See, Ethan was the guy who’d been making my life miserable since we were kids. And it didn’t seem like much had changed. He was still the cold, dark-hearted bastard he’d always been.

But, we aren’t kids anymore.

So, if tutoring Ethan was the only way to get what I needed, I was more than capable of doing the job and getting out quickly.

At least I thought I could do that until Ethan told me he wanted something, too—and it wasn’t just tutoring.

He wanted me.

Knowing him, he was willing to play dirty, too. What he didn’t know was that when it came to protecting my heart, so was I…

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Meet Tyleigh

Tyleigh is Kristie Leigh’s alter ego.

She’d been having darker stories pop into her mind and she couldn’t stop thinking about the so here they are.
Kristie/Tyleigh is a feisty redheaded Canadian/American who fell in love with romance novels when her friend Phil bought her a Kindle that hasn’t left her side since.
Her favorite books to read are anything taboo and super sick and twisted.
She grew up in Burlington, Ontario, Canada but moved to South Florida in 2013 where she now lives with her high school sweetheart and three kids.

To learn more about Tyleigh and her books, visit here!
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Blog Tour – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: June 2

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.
 
My life has been full of half-truths tangled in lies—I’d been to hell and back more times than I could count.
 
But nothing could have prepared me for the fear in her voice, and then the sight of that building going up in flames.
 
After the way I treated her, the way I hurt her, I’d earned that pain back tenfold. I deserved to lose the only bit of light in my dark, twisted life.
 
Neither of us have survived the suffering only to have it end this way and I refuse to believe that our time is done. It can’t be. Because she was made for me—the only good thing that came out of my past. 
 
And the first chance I get, I’m going to make sure she knows exactly what she means to me.
 
No more lies.
No more pretending.
Just the raw, honest truth.
 
I can’t live without her and I’ll spend the rest of my life proving to her that she belongs with me.
That the life we were born into might have left us damaged, but it made us stronger.
 
And when she claims her rightful place amongst us, I’ll be by her side and together we will rule this reckless dynasty.
 
But first we have to survive…

 
Dear Reader,
Reckless Dynasty is the third, and final book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

Read Kay’s Review: Reckless Dynasty

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Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

 

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New Release – Keeping His Princess by Tyleigh

Release Date: June 3

I had big plans for my future. None of them included becoming my bully’s princess….

If I wanted to get into my dream college, I needed to up my volunteer game, and tutoring was the perfect way to do it.

Why did my newest pupil have to be him?

Ethan Madden may be the “too sexy for his own good” captain of the soccer team but that didn’t change what he had done.

See, Ethan was the guy who’d been making my life miserable since we were kids. And it didn’t seem like much had changed. He was still the cold, dark-hearted bastard he’d always been.

But, we aren’t kids anymore.

So, if tutoring Ethan was the only way to get what I needed, I was more than capable of doing the job and getting out quickly.

At least I thought I could do that until Ethan told me he wanted something, too—and it wasn’t just tutoring.

He wanted me.

Knowing him, he was willing to play dirty, too. What he didn’t know was that when it came to protecting my heart, so was I…

Grab Your Copy Here:
Free in KU
Meet Tyleigh

Tyleigh is Kristie Leigh’s alter ego.

She’d been having darker stories pop into her mind and she couldn’t stop thinking about the so here they are.
Kristie/Tyleigh is a feisty redheaded Canadian/American who fell in love with romance novels when her friend Phil bought her a Kindle that hasn’t left her side since.
Her favorite books to read are anything taboo and super sick and twisted.
She grew up in Burlington, Ontario, Canada but moved to South Florida in 2013 where she now lives with her high school sweetheart and three kids.

To learn more about Tyleigh and her books, visit here!
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Review – Keeping His Princess by Tyleigh

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Keeping His Princess
(A standalone)

Publication Date: June 3, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Bully/New Adult Romance

Author: Tyleigh

Review Rating: 2.5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
I was super excited to jump into this book, the blurb drew me in and I hadn’t read this author before, but I struggled with this book. While I did finish it, hoping my feelings would change the more I read, unfortunately I just didn’t connect with either character.

Jordan, is a smart girl, tutoring other students and running for valedictorian, lacked a ton of common sense, which I know book smarts do not equal street smarts, but she came across as unworldly and very judgy. Maybe a better way to phrase what I’m saying is; Jordan is angry that she has to tutor Ethan. This is a boy who has bullied her for ten years. That’s more than half of her life. I’d be angry too. He’s belittled her, pushed her, emotionally and physically abused her. She should not like this boy, but the moment he sits down next to her at one of their tutor sessions he instantly starts touching her intimately. There is no build up between them, there is zero chemistry and there is no consent. Zero on every account. So their entire meet-cute felt skeevy. BUT, this is the part that felt creepy and I hate to say it because I love bully romances, but a main couple of a story typically meets one of those requirements. There is something backing the bullying, but there wasn’t one in this case, so back to my big BUT…Jordan lets out a moan while he’s touching her. She doesn’t know why she did it and Ethan takes that moan as consent and so continues with his advances. It’s rare that a book, one I know is in this trope, but nonetheless made me feel gross.

I obviously had a hard time with both characters. There was no depth to explain a lot of their actions, and maybe that would have helped. Anyway…I could go on with the holes in the plot that just didn’t connect, the weird vibe I kept getting, etc…, but I’ll leave it as this book just didn’t do it for me. This is entirely my view on this book and perhaps it might connect with you differently.

Synopsis:
Lose out on my top college or tutor Ethan Madden—that was the ultimatum I had been given. To most, it would be a no-brainer, but he was the one guy who made it a point to make my life miserable.

In the end, it wasn’t much of a choice at all.

I figured the job would be quick, but Ethan had other plans.

Protecting my heart was my number one priority because becoming the bullies princess was out of the question.

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New Release – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: June 2

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.
 
My life has been full of half-truths tangled in lies—I’d been to hell and back more times than I could count.
 
But nothing could have prepared me for the fear in her voice, and then the sight of that building going up in flames.
 
After the way I treated her, the way I hurt her, I’d earned that pain back tenfold. I deserved to lose the only bit of light in my dark, twisted life.
 
Neither of us have survived the suffering only to have it end this way and I refuse to believe that our time is done. It can’t be. Because she was made for me—the only good thing that came out of my past. 
 
And the first chance I get, I’m going to make sure she knows exactly what she means to me.
 
No more lies.
No more pretending.
Just the raw, honest truth.
 
I can’t live without her and I’ll spend the rest of my life proving to her that she belongs with me.
That the life we were born into might have left us damaged, but it made us stronger.
 
And when she claims her rightful place amongst us, I’ll be by her side and together we will rule this reckless dynasty.
 
But first we have to survive…

 
Dear Reader,
Reckless Dynasty is the third, and final book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

Read Kay’s Review: Reckless Dynasty

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon 

Free in KU 

Begin the series for FREE with One Reckless Knight – you can grab it here

Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

 

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Blog Tour – A Vicious Rumor by Ivy Wild

Dating the guy he hates the most could backfire.
But I’ve always been good at playing with matches.

A Vicious Rumor, a compelling and passionate dark bully romance from USA Today bestselling author Ivy Wild, is available now!

Lily:

The first time I met Tyson Stone, he gave me a bloody nose.
He didn’t mean to hit me, he was fighting this other kid, but let’s just say I’d take the pain of his fist over his cruelness any day of the week.
Five years after this incident, and I’m in his shark tank.
His domain. His kingdom. His prep school.
Freefalling for him is a recipe for disaster, but that’s what happens nonetheless.
Then he starts pushing me away for no reason, but there’s one thing he forgets.
I’m not one of his disposable flings. I’m worthy, I’m a catch, and if he doesn’t realize it…well, then his arch-enemy will.
Dating the guy he hates the most could backfire.
But I’ve always been good at playing with matches.

Tyson:

My life is a series of calamities strung together by blood and bad press.
Wherever I go, trouble follows.
Now, normally I’m not a charitable guy, but when I pass on Lily White’s delectable body, it is entirely for her own good.
Call me an altruistic jerk, but I just don’t want to see her hurt.
That’s until she starts dating the guy I loathe more than anything else in the world.
That’s when all bets are off.
We’re playing a dangerous game, she and I.
The rumors are starting to swirl, and so are some dangerous thoughts about what I can do to her.
Lily White is out of my league,
but apparently, that’s not going to stop me.

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Excerpt

Without a second thought, I jumped up and followed her. It was almost dark outside now, but the hallway lights hadn’t been turned on. I put my hand out to the wall to feel my way along, waiting for my eyes to adjust. I hadn’t seen which way she’d gone or if she’d gone into one of the bedrooms. Then, about two doors down on the right, I heard a door open and then shut.

Three big steps had me standing in front of the door and I opened it without hesitating. The door was heavy and closed behind me with a big of a bang that I wasn’t expecting.

“Who’s there?” a timid voice called out from the bathroom.

I paused for a second, not sure if I should just turn back around or answer. I wasn’t even sure what I was doing here. Before I had a chance to decide on an answer, the light to the bathroom flipped on, letting me make out my surroundings. I was clearly in a girl’s room. By the things that were hung here and there, it was likely Lily’s.

There’s was a dream catcher above the bed, a few plants next to the windows, and some pictures of her and her mom on the dresser. She was standing just out of arm’s reach, her blue eyes wide. I hated all the makeup she had taken to wearing lately. I missed seeing her just as she was.

“Tyson? What are you doing here?” she asked in a timid voice.

I scoffed at the irony of the question. What was I doing here? I still, to this day, could not figure out what she was doing here, at Scissors’ house. It all still didn’t make sense.

And it made me fucking angry. The fact that she was with Scissors. The fact that she was here, in this room.

Two steps and I was in front of her. A grab of her arm and she gasped. A hand behind her neck and she was melting into me. All of it gave me the answers I needed, but I was still going to ask the question.

“What. Are. You. Doing. Here?” I said, enunciating each word.

“I live here,” she said breathlessly, not moving in closer but not making any attempt to pull away.

“How?” I asked. The hand resting behind her neck squeezed slightly. I was so close to her now. I could feel the heat rising off of her body. I could remember just how good her skin felt pressing into mine. How good her breasts felt in my palms. I wanted it all again. I wanted her again, and I wanted to know that no one else was going to fucking touch her but me.

“Scholarship,” she said quietly, knowing I was catching her in a lie.

“I wasn’t aware there was a scholarship to live at the King’s mansion,” I whispered into her ear. She shivered, but didn’t move. “So, what’s the story, Tiger Lily? Hm?” I said, my lips ghosting over the shell of her ear. “You fucking him to get free room and board? Is that it? Like a common whore?”

The words were out of my mouth before I could stop myself. But, I was angry, and I wanted her angry. I wanted her on edge as much as I was on edge. I wanted to see what she would do, if she felt the same emotions that I felt. If she brushed me off, I’d have my answer. It’d mean she didn’t care about me or what I said.

But…

But…

If she reacted, then I knew I had her.

And she did. Because when the word “whore” left my lips, she pulled back and slapped me as hard as she could across the face, which wasn’t very hard. It stung just the slightest, and I smiled.

Grinned, actually.

She was still in love with me.

I’d been right all along. This thing with Scissors, it was a rouse.

I grabbed her wrist and pushed her back against the wall. My knee came between her legs, spreading them so that she was off balance. I put her wrist up above her head and pushed it to the wall. Her eyes widened as she looked at me.

I moved in close, pressing my cheek to hers so I could whisper in her ear.

“Tell me to stop at any time and I will. Just say the word, ‘stop,’ and I’ll walk out of this room. But,” I chuckled darkly, “we both know you’re not going to say it.”

Read Kay’s Review: A Vicious Rumor

About Ivy
Writer of all things untamed, romantic and free, Ivy Wild never planned on becoming a romance novelist. In fact, she hated romance as a kid and was quite proud of that fact. Basically, life is weird.

Married to her own alpha hero, she currently lives in various places of the world at various times thanks to his military career.

Her current side hustle is being a lawyer.

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Review – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

Reckless Dynasty (Knight's Ridge Empire Book 9) by [Tracy  Lorraine]

Reckless Dynasty; Knight’s Ridge Empire #9
(#3 within a trilogy, #9 within a series)

Publication Date: June 2, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Mafia/Bully/New Adult/Dark Romance

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Soooo super steamy and the action and emotions just keep on coming, Joby is my absolute favorite couple yet!! YES, I’ve totally shipped the name 🙂

Toby and Jodie rekindling is the stuff of my filthy dreams. Hot, passionate, and completely insatiable for one another, oh yeah, it’s my fantasy alright. In between a lot of hot make out sessions, there are still a few bumps along the way, but overall, these two falling in love melts my heart. Toby and Jodie have come through a lot together, but nothing says a lasting relationship better than surviving what they already have and let me mention Toby again, because he has been everything I’d ever hoped for. Sweet, nice and completely dirty in the sheets. Seriously, that boy is perfect and I’m so happy that he and Jodie finally found their HEA.

What a phenomenal trilogy and Joby is topping as one of my all time favorite Lorraine couples. Trilogy after trilogy this entire series just keeps giving me perfection so I’m really excited for the next one because each couple just keeps getting better and better.

Reckless Dynasty is not a standalone as this is the third book in the trilogy and picks up right after Reckless Princess. It’s a sinful treat.

Synopsis:
USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

My life has been full of half-truths tangled in lies—I’d been to hell and back more times than I could count.

But nothing could have prepared me for the fear in her voice, and then the sight of that building going up in flames.

After the way I treated her, the way I hurt her, I’d earned that pain back tenfold. I deserved to lose the only bit of light in my dark, twisted life.

Neither of us have survived the suffering only to have it end this way and I refuse to believe that our time is done. It can’t be. Because she was made for me—the only good thing that came out of my past.

And the first chance I get, I’m going to make sure she knows exactly what she means to me.

No more lies.
No more pretending.
Just the raw, honest truth.

I can’t live without her and I’ll spend the rest of my life proving to her that she belongs with me.
That the life we were born into might have left us damaged, but it made us stronger.

And when she claims her rightful place amongst us, I’ll be by her side and together we will rule this reckless dynasty.

But first we have to survive…

Dear Reader,

Reckless Dynasty is the third, and final book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

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New Release – A Vicious Rumor by Ivy Wild

We’re playing a dangerous game, she and I.

A Vicious Rumor, the dark and intense bully standalone romance from USA Today bestselling author Ivy Wild, is live now!

Lily:

The first time I met Tyson Stone, he gave me a bloody nose.
He didn’t mean to hit me, he was fighting this other kid, but let’s just say I’d take the pain of his fist over his cruelness any day of the week.
Five years after this incident, and I’m in his shark tank.
His domain. His kingdom. His prep school.
Freefalling for him is a recipe for disaster, but that’s what happens nonetheless.
Then he starts pushing me away for no reason, but there’s one thing he forgets.
I’m not one of his disposable flings. I’m worthy, I’m a catch, and if he doesn’t realize it…well, then his arch-enemy will.
Dating the guy he hates the most could backfire.
But I’ve always been good at playing with matches.

Tyson:

My life is a series of calamities strung together by blood and bad press.
Wherever I go, trouble follows.
Now, normally I’m not a charitable guy, but when I pass on Lily White’s delectable body, it is entirely for her own good.
Call me an altruistic jerk, but I just don’t want to see her hurt.
That’s until she starts dating the guy I loathe more than anything else in the world.
That’s when all bets are off.
We’re playing a dangerous game, she and I.
The rumors are starting to swirl, and so are some dangerous thoughts about what I can do to her.
Lily White is out of my league,
but apparently, that’s not going to stop me.

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About Ivy
Writer of all things untamed, romantic and free, Ivy Wild never planned on becoming a romance novelist. In fact, she hated romance as a kid and was quite proud of that fact. Basically, life is weird.

Married to her own alpha hero, she currently lives in various places of the world at various times thanks to his military career.

Her current side hustle is being a lawyer.

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Review – A Vicious Rumor by Ivy Wild

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Vicious Rumor; Kings Academy #1
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: May 27, 2022

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Bully Romance

Author: Ivy Wild

Review Rating: 4.5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Not your typical bully romance. This is a coming of age, soul-mate love story.

Tyson “Rock” Stone is the school’s bully. His life is basically a mess, but his one shining light is when he met a girl named Lily White. She saw something more in him than just the broken boy he is and for the first time in his life he felt like more than just the mess and mistake that he is currently called.

Tyson doesn’t make friends, he doesn’t connect with anyone in his life, so when he meets Lily his entire world lights up. However, he quickly realizes that his messed up life could tarnish hers so he pushes her away. This actually changes the trajectory of their relationship and sends Lily down a different path.

Lily strikes a deal with Zachary “Scissors” King, one of Tyson’s arch nemesis. That deal is supposed to bring her back into Tyson’s life, instead it only seems to tear them further apart. She begins to wonder if the tears in their relationship can ever be repaired and perhaps she misread how close they actually were.

Their story is angsty and full of bumps, but has lots of bright highlights too. I love Lily’s relationship with the seniors at the senior center and Luca “Paper” is super intriguing, also if you’ve noticed the theme of the nicknames; Rock, Paper, Scissors – yes there is a meaning behind those, but I’ll let you discover it for yourself.

Synopsis:
Lily:
The first time I met Tyson Stone, he gave me a bloody nose.
He didn’t mean to hit me, he was fighting this other kid, but let’s just say I’d take the pain of his fist over his cruelness any day of the week.
Five years after this incident, and I’m in his shark tank.
His domain. His kingdom. His prep school.
Freefalling for him is a recipe for disaster, but that’s what happens nonetheless.
Then he starts pushing me away for no reason, but there’s one thing he forgets.
I’m not one of his disposable flings. I’m worthy, I’m a catch, and if he doesn’t realize it…well, then his arch-enemy will.
Dating the guy he hates the most could backfire.
But I’ve always been good at playing with matches.

Tyson:
My life is a series of calamities strung together by blood and bad press.
Wherever I go, trouble follows.
Now, normally I’m not a charitable guy, but when I pass on Lily White’s delectable body, it is entirely for her own good.
Call me an altruistic jerk, but I just don’t want to see her hurt.
That’s until she starts dating the guy I loathe more than anything else in the world.
That’s when all bets are off.
We’re playing a dangerous game, her and I.
The rumors are starting to swirl, and so are some dangerous thoughts about what I can do to her.
Lily White is out of my league,
but apparently, that’s not going to stop me.

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New Release – Bloody Cruel Psycho by Lucy Smoke

A life for a life … will kill the both of us in the end.

Bloody Cruel Psycho, the dark and highly intense first book in the Bloody Duet from USA Today bestselling author Lucy Smoke, is live now!

Clover

I know nothing of the Sickness at Eastpoint University. I know only the backroads that slip past the southern beaches and the gators that make their way onto the swamps shores. Until him. Until the killer known as Braxton Smalls finds his way into my stilted trailer on the coast of Port Charlotte.

He came looking for Ace, but he found me instead…

Braxton

I’m a monster. Always have been. Always will be. The only people I’ve ever given a shit about are my boys and their girls. No one hurts my family, and knowing that someone has … and that they’ve gotten away with it plagues me.

Ace Volkov will pay for what he put Avalon through and if I have to use his most precious weakness to draw him out, I will.

She thinks she can bargain for his life with her own, but I mean to show her that there’s nothing I won’t do to see my vengeance through to the end.

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About Lucy
Lucy Smoke/Lucinda Dark suffers from severe wanderlust and enjoys people watching to find her next character. Who knows, maybe you’re in one of her stories as well.

Author of new adult, reverse harem, and dark romance, Lucy Smoke/Lucinda Dark switches between subgenres, but focuses the primary themes of her novels on strong heroines and romance.

She lives and works in the south with her beloved puppy, Hiro, and enjoys teasing the life out of her all of her friends.

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Review – Bloody Cruel Psycho by Lucy Smoke

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Bloody Cruel Psycho; Sick Boys #5, Bloody Duet #1
(#1within a duet, #5 within a series)

Publication Date: May 20, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Duet/New Adult/Dark/Anti-Hero/Enemies-to-Lovers Romance

Author: Lucy Smoke

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Dark and not for the faint of heart, but I like dipping my toes into this kind decadent treat from time to time and Bloody Cruel Psycho fed my twisted heart.

Braxton Smalls is full of darkness and revenge. He sets out to gain leverage over the man he’s searching for by kidnapping his sister, Clover. Braxton didn’t account for his kidnapee being mouthy, fighting back, or inciting his monster’s lust, so when she offers up herself as a deal in place of her brother, Braxton’s monster agrees.

Clover is no wallflower. She too has an inner monster, so when Braxton comes to take her she doesn’t hold back. She never expected to feel her inner darkness swirl to life as much as it does around him, it seems to crave him, but could they be too toxic for one another to last beyond the deal they made?

While this is my first step into the Sick Boys world and it is a connected story, this is still Braxton and Clover’s very own tale. I was never lost as the other characters came in, nor as backstories flowed in around them. Lucy brilliantly pieced this as a standalone, well technically a duet, and while reading, I was never the wiser that other books came before this. I loved how the other characters flowed in and out, pushing and prodding the main characters along. Brilliant anti-heros, the bunch of them.

Since this is book one in a duet, there is a mighty cliffhanger. I can hardly wait to dive back into to this twisted, dark world to find out what happens next to Braxton and Clover.

Synopsis:
A life for a life … will kill the both of us in the end.

Clover

I know nothing of the Sickness at Eastpoint University. I know only the backroads that slip past the southern beaches and the gators that make their way onto the swamps shores. Until him. Until the killer known as Braxton Smalls finds his way into my stilted trailer on the coast of Port Charlotte.

He came looking for Ace, but he found me instead…

Braxton

I’m a monster. Always have been. Always will be. The only people I’ve ever given a shit about are my boys and their girls. No one hurts my family, and knowing that someone has … and that they’ve gotten away with it plagues me.

Ace Volkov will pay for what he put Avalon through and if I have to use his most precious weakness to draw him out, I will.

She thinks she can bargain for his life with her own, but I mean to show her that there’s nothing I won’t do to see my vengeance through to the end.

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Blog Tour – RUTHLESS KINGDOM by Beecca Steele and C. Lymari

🖤💀  𝗛𝗢𝗧 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 💀 🖤

𝗥𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗱𝗼𝗺, the final book in the Boneyard Kings trilogy from Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Becca Steele and author C. Lymari is LIVE!

#1-click today!

BLURB

Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. 

There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us. 

They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength. 

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.

The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.

Who will be the one to call checkmate?

PURCHASE LINK

Amazon Universal:  https://mybook.to/boneyardkings3

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Catch up with the trilogy:

🖤💀 Merciless Kings – Amazon Universal: http://mybook.to/boneyardkings1

🖤💀 Vicious Queen – Amazon Universal: https://mybook.to/boneyardkings2

ABOUT BECCA STEELE

Becca Steele is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of M/F and M/M romance. She currently lives in the south of England with her husband, two kids, and a whole horde of characters that reside inside her head.

When she’s not writing, you can find her reading or watching Netflix, usually with a glass of wine in hand. Failing that, she’ll be online hunting for memes, or wasting time making her 500th Spotify playlist.

BECCA STEELE LINKS

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ABOUT C. LYMARI

Claudia lives in the Chicagoland suburbs, and when she’s not busy chasing after her adorable little spawn, she’s fighting with the characters in her head. After not being able to keep up with them, she decided enough was enough and wrote her first novel. C. Lymari writes both sweet and dark romances that will give you all the feels. Her other talents include binge-watching shows on Netflix and eating all kinds of chips.

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New Release – RUTHLESS KINGDOM by Beecca Steele and C. Lymari

🖤💀  𝗛𝗢𝗧 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 💀 🖤

𝗥𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗱𝗼𝗺, the final book in the Boneyard Kings trilogy from Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Becca Steele and author C. Lymari is LIVE!

#1-click today!

BLURB

Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. 

There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us. 

They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength. 

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.

The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.

Who will be the one to call checkmate?

PURCHASE LINK

Amazon Universal:  https://mybook.to/boneyardkings3

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3iqwqCs

Catch up with the trilogy:

🖤💀 Merciless Kings – Amazon Universal: http://mybook.to/boneyardkings1

🖤💀 Vicious Queen – Amazon Universal: https://mybook.to/boneyardkings2

ABOUT BECCA STEELE

Becca Steele is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of M/F and M/M romance. She currently lives in the south of England with her husband, two kids, and a whole horde of characters that reside inside her head.

When she’s not writing, you can find her reading or watching Netflix, usually with a glass of wine in hand. Failing that, she’ll be online hunting for memes, or wasting time making her 500th Spotify playlist.

BECCA STEELE LINKS

Facebook | Becca’s Book Bar | Instagram | Newsletter | BookBub | Amazon | TikTok

ABOUT C. LYMARI

Claudia lives in the Chicagoland suburbs, and when she’s not busy chasing after her adorable little spawn, she’s fighting with the characters in her head. After not being able to keep up with them, she decided enough was enough and wrote her first novel. C. Lymari writes both sweet and dark romances that will give you all the feels. Her other talents include binge-watching shows on Netflix and eating all kinds of chips.

C. LYMARI LINKS

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Review – Ruthless Kingdom by Becca Steele and C. Lymari

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Ruthless Kingdom; Boneyard Kings #3
(#3 within a series)

Publication Date: May 13, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/New Adult/Dark/Reverse Harem/Secret Society/Bully Romance

Author: Becca Steele and C. Lymari

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

I loved everything about this dark story, it contained steam, mystery, brotherhood, and so much more.

Picking up right where the big cliffhanger left me biting my nails, Ruthless Kingdom takes off running. Major players in the poison filled city are finally unmasked as pieces click into place of a major conspiracy.

Saint, Mateo, Callum, and Everly’s bond gets stronger than ever as they work to bring down the darkness that has engulfed the city and their own personal lives.

I loved how everything pieced together and played out while they strengthened their relationship. No stone was left unturned and I was extremely satisfied with the way this trilogy ended.

While Cal and Mateo seemed to soften as the story went along, the more I thought about it, I think we got to know more of their true selves. As Everly uncovered more about them, the hard men they displayed to everyone else was just a mask that they eventually took off just for her.

Now, Saint is an entirely different matter. He’s a goofball and that never changes, but his personality of self destruction dies down once he begins to care for Everly. His comic relief is the perfect mix for this dark tale and I adore Saint for keeping true to himself along with always wearing his huge heart on his sleeve.

The four really connected when they let go of their hurt, grief, anger, and sadness. Everything they needed was with each other, allowing them to move forward and truly begin their future together.

Synopsis:
The conclusion to the Boneyard Kings trilogy…

Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us.
They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength.

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.
The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.
Who will be the one to call checkmate?

Ruthless Kingdom is a reverse harem romance with mature themes. This is book three in the Boneyard Kings series, and cannot be read as a standalone.

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Blog Tour – Reckless Princess by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: May 5

The moment I discovered his lie, everything I thought I knew about him was destroyed in an instant.

I thought I knew pain.

I thought I knew grief.

I knew nothing.

And nothing could compare to the moment Toby ripped my heart right out of my chest. Confirming all my worst fears.

Shattering the very foundation my life has been built on.

It was all an act.

A sick and twisted game.

He’s nothing more than a monster.

Deception is his weapon.

And now I’m his victim.

Rock bottom is a familiar place, and once again I’m trying to drag myself out of the pits of despair.

But fate is an evil master, and before long I find myself with no other place to turn… but him.

He might be cruel.

Reckless.

Dangerous.

But I also know that he’ll do anything to right his wrongs.

Despite my tattered heart, and my better judgment, I know he’s still trying to prove to me that he’s not all bad. That the sweet guy I fell so hard for really does exists.

But will it be enough?

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Meet Tracy Lorraine

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

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