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

New Release – Danger’s Heir by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois

She fell in love, got married…and it was all a lie.

Danger’s Heir, a sizzling mafia romance full of twists and turns from New York Times bestselling author Mari Carr and award-winning author Lila Dubois is now available!

They expected a mafia princess, but when Rodrigo meets the woman his father is forcing him to marry, he realizes Giada is much more than she seems. Smart and dangerous, she’s the kind of woman he could love…too bad everything he’s about to tell her is a lie.
Casson knows Rodrigo is in too deep. Rodrigo’s undercover mission as the heir to a powerful Camorra don should have ended long ago, but now he’s engaged to the daughter of another dangerous man, and it’s Casson’s job to pull him out.

There’s just one problem. Giada.
She’s nothing either man expected, and everything they want. The last thing they expect is for Giada to invite both of them to her bed.
As the wedding day looms closer, and enemies close in, the line between what’s real and what’s a lie becomes blurred, and Rodrigo and Casson have to decide if love is enough. And if they should tell her the truth.
Unfortunately, there’s someone else waiting in the wings to make sure they never say “I do.”

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Meet Mari Carr

Virginia native Mari Carr is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller of contemporary romance novels. With over one million copies of her books sold, Mari was the winner of the Romance Writers of America’s Passionate Plume award for her novella, Erotic Research. She has over a hundred published works, including her popular Wild Irish and Compass books, along with the Trinity Masters series she writes with Lila Dubois.

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Lila Dubois is a multi-published, bestselling author of erotic, paranormal and fantasy romance. Her books have been nominated for many awards including RT Book Reviews Erotic Novella for Undone Rebel and the Golden Flogger. Having spent extensive time in France, Egypt, Turkey, Ireland and England Lila speaks five languages, none of them (including English) fluently. Lila lives in California with her own Irish Farm Boy and loves receiving email from readers.

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Book Reviews, LGBTQA+, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – Danger’s Heir by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois

Danger's Heir (Masters' Admiralty #9: Mafia #3)

Danger’s Heir; Masters’ Admiralty #9
(#9 within a series)

Publication Date: November 1, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Menage/Suspense/Mafia/Secret Society/Arranged Marriage Romance

Author: Mari Carr and Lila Dubois

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Great chemistry, and suspense right out of the gate! The physical chemistry, between the ménage, just sparked and then the intense storyline…this was a great story!

Rodrigo was immersed in his father’s world, a world that twisted his gut and repulsed him daily, but he also knew he was the only one to get close enough to eventually shut it down. However, because he was undercover, his contacts on the outside didn’t know if he’d turned and because of that the MA send in Casson to pull him out.

When Casson gets there and he hears Rodrigo’s side he stays, as Casson’s bodyguard, meeting his newly arranged fiancée – Giada, and it didn’t take long for these three to practically light my kindle on fire.

Working together, was heaven, but also torture, because both Casson and Rodrigo were keeping a lot of secrets from one another. While they were all developing feelings and really wished they’d have a happy ending, the only ending was without the woman they both wanted.

A truly exciting and, at times, heartbreaking addition to the Master’s Admiralty series. I loved how spirited Giada was. She never backed down and owned her powerful thinking and determination while living in a male dominated world. A perfect woman for Rodrigo and Casson.

Synopsis:
She fell in love, got married…and it was all a lie.

They expected a mafia princess, but when Rodrigo meets the woman his father is forcing him to marry, he realizes Giada is much more than she seems. Smart and dangerous, she’s the kind of woman he could love…too bad everything he’s about to tell her is a lie.

Casson knows Rodrigo is in too deep. Rodrigo’s undercover mission as the heir to a powerful Camorra don should have ended long ago, but now he’s engaged to the daughter of another dangerous man, and it’s Casson’s job to pull him out.

There’s just one problem. Giada.

She’s nothing either man expected, and everything they want. The last thing they expect is for Giada to invite both of them to her bed.

As the wedding day looms closer, and enemies close in, the line between what’s real and what’s a lie becomes blurred, and Rodrigo and Casson have to decide if love is enough. And if they should tell her the truth.

Unfortunately, there’s someone else waiting in the wings to make sure they never say “I do.”

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Cover Reveal – Gorgeous Prince by Charity Ferrell

🖤 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐑 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐀𝐋 🖤

𝓖𝓸𝓻𝓰𝓮𝓸𝓾𝓼 𝓟𝓻𝓲𝓷𝓬𝓮 by Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Charity Ferrell is coming in March 2023! We are thrilled to share the cover with you!

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Book Reviews, Dark Romance, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – The Wren by Penelope Black

The Wren; #1 of the Wren and Wild duet
(#1 within a duet)

Publication Date: September 28, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Book Duet/Dark/Arranged Marriage/Reverse Harem/Mafia Romance

Author: Penelope Black

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Gripping storyline with strong female leads. While this is The Wren’s story, we get to meet all the King women and let me tell you, they are amazing!!

Maeve King is the oldest of her five sisters and at an early age takes over the role of protecting and watching over her younger siblings. When Maeve learns she is set up for an arranged marriage, only to further gain her father’s control in the Syndicate, Maeve takes things into her own hands. Because even though the thought of marrying someone she’s never met enrages her, she refuses to let one of her sisters take her place.

Nico, Tommy and Romeo never see her coming and they each, individually meet Maeve all through separate occasions. I love, love, love how everything in this book plays out and how Maeve, The Wren, individually meets each of her love interests, but never really gives them much of a second thought. This is not your typical RH, at least not yet it seems. I’m not going to say too much about anything else, but I do love her individual interactions between each brother.

I can hardly wait for the next part of this duet because everything in this first half has been absolutely great and unexpected.

Synopsis:

As the firstborn King, I should be the heir to the Irish Syndicate.

Instead, my father wants to marry me off to the highest bidder to fund a war I don’t believe in.

My carefully controlled life starts to unravel, spiraling out of control faster than I can stop it.

And then I meet them, and I can breathe again.

Tall with perpetual smirks and covered in tattoos, they remind me what it feels like to live.

Remind me that I don’t need someone to save me.

I’m a King. I can save myself.

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Cover Reveal – The Wren and The Wild Duet by Penelope Black

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As the firstborn King, I should be the heir to the Irish Syndicate.

Instead, my father wants to marry me off to the highest bidder to fund a war I don’t believe in.

My carefully controlled life starts to unravel, spiraling out of control faster than I can stop it.

And then I meet them, and I can breathe again.

Tall with perpetual smirks and covered in tattoos, they remind me what it feels like to live.

Remind me that I don’t need someone to save me.

I’m a King. I can save myself.

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**𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐚 𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐢𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝟐, 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐝, 𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐧 𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟔𝐭𝐡!**

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2022 Excerpt/Teaser, Year of Releases - 2022

Excerpt Reveal – Cruel Saint by Luna Kayne

CRUEL SAINT (Vicious Empire #1) by Luna Kayne

Release Date: September 20th

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EXCERPT:

PROLOGUE: RYDER – FOUR YEARS AGO

“I’m asking you to let her go.” Grayson leans back in his seat with his feet propped against the edge of my bed. He pushes his chair onto its hind legs while repeatedly tossing a baseball toward the ceiling and catching it.

I don’t tell him to elaborate. I know who he’s talking about.

Amara.

His little sister and my dark obsession.

It’s no secret Amara is mine. Our parents decreed as much when they made the decision to arrange our future marriage.

What no one knows is, with or without their ridiculous blessings, Amara belongs to me.

“What do you know?” I hold my attention on the note I’m writing at my desk, keeping my back turned to him.

Information is power in my world, and Grayson is the best at gathering it for me. At twenty-two years old, we are both often overlooked as children among my father’s associates, and Grayson uses this to his advantage.

“They’re downstairs right now. My mom is speaking to your father. It’s about my dad—and Amara.” The wooden legs of his chair knock against the floor as he shifts in his seat, and I remain in place, staring at the piece of paper that started as a thought and devolved into a series of scribbles as soon as Grayson started talking about his sister.

“What about them?” Her—I want to say “her,” but that would give my intentions away.

Grayson and Amara’s father passed away suddenly a few weeks ago of a heart attack. They took the news as well as can be expected, but that is a testament to their father being a neglectful dick to his kids. You can’t mourn the loss of someone who never made an impact on your life when they were alive. It’s an opinion I’ve never shared with my best friend, but they lost the parent lottery on both counts.

I’m not saying I won. My old man isn’t much different. But my place in life more than makes up for having a hard-as-nails father who works late and cares conditionally—his attention always comes with a price. Unfortunately for Amara and Grayson, their parents never quite landed as high in society, and they lived within lesser means.

“My mom is asking that the arrangement between you and Amara be dissolved without consequence or malice.” I know Grayson’s tone; without turning around, I can tell he’s throwing up air quotes. “That’s what I heard her say on the phone earlier, when she was setting up the meeting. Do you know what it means?”

My attention creeps to the mirror in front of me as I check Grayson’s reflection in the space over my shoulder. Tossing the ball onto my bed, he rises out of the chair to his full six-foot height and walks to the window to watch the rain fall.

The weather has been an accurate reflection of my mood. I almost expect a bolt of lightning to strike us all into oblivion any second now. It still wouldn’t compare to the tempest of emotions brewing inside of my soul at this upsetting turn of events.

“No idea,” I lie.

I do know.

Amara’s mother is downstairs in my father’s office asking that her daughter be released from a marriage both sets of parents agreed to. What Grayson doesn’t know is that the promise of Amara’s hand was bought, not given. It was done without my knowledge at the time. I didn’t find out about it until recently, when my older brother Dagen stumbled on information he shouldn’t have.

Amara’s parents offered her to us for a price, and it was a deal my father jumped at in order to keep me in line and test my loyalty to the family. It was a test I gladly passed. They didn’t know how I already felt about her.

My father thought tying me into an arranged marriage would ensure my obedience. It would give me something I would come to want, something he could hold over my head as a way of keeping me on a short leash. When I accepted the eventual marriage, it was a sign of fealty in his eyes.

No one knew I was already entirely invested in her.

Amara is my sin eater.

She consumes my darkness like it’s her lifeline. What I once thought were my worst parts are made beautiful around her.

No one knows about the things we’ve done, the things I’ve done to her. I’ve pushed her, corrupted her, and molded her into my missing piece. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t drag her down my wicked path on my own—she willingly followed. Little by little, she sought me out, and I didn’t turn her away.

There’s a monster inside of her no one sees.

No one but me.

The sharp look of disgust on my face snaps me out of my rage as I catch my own reflection in the mirror. My lip is curled up in a sneer that rattles me. I look primed to kill. I school my features before Grayson turns his attention back to me, because my anger isn’t meant for him. It’s for his parents, who betrayed Amara when they sold her like cattle.

Lifting my hand to my mouth, I slip my tongue through my lips while keeping my eyes trained on Grayson’s back through the mirror. If he knew what I did to his little sister behind the pool house not even an hour earlier, he would be furious. I still taste her on the salty tips of my fingers. The memory of her contorted face and her feeble whimpers as she wildly bucked her hips against my fingers as I fucked her with them makes me want to find her and punish her for making me feel weak.

But no one can know.

Grayson is as protective of Amara as I am, and it pains me knowing I can’t show it. My secrecy is my way of keeping her safe. While I’m sure that not loving her at all would be the best way to shield her, I can’t do it. I’m a selfish son of a bitch, and I won’t deny myself the pleasure of the one thing in this world that grounds me.

But now, her mother is in my home, asking to take Amara away from me. She wants to keep the money my father gave her, and she wants to be released from the promise both she and her dead husband made.

I can’t tell Grayson any of this.

Knowing would destroy him.

Since becoming an adult, Grayson has distanced himself from his parents in inconspicuous ways. On some level, I think he knows his parents are opportunists. If this came to light, Grayson would be pulled down into his mother’s fall from grace, and I won’t allow anyone to hurt my closest friend.

No. Grayson and his sister both belong to me, and I will always protect what is mine.

I’ve been quiet for too long, and Grayson turns his attention away from the rain tapping against the window. Before his eyes settle on me, I lean over, scribble nothing on my little piece of paper, then slide it into my drawer as though none of this information concerns me.

“The marriage was arranged, and now neither of you needs to go through with it. Maybe this is good news.” Grayson’s tone has changed, and his statement sounds a lot like a question. My silence has fueled his suspicion.

I steady myself with a breath, then stand and turn to face him.

“Maybe it is.” Another lie.

“You know me, man. I am in this with you for the long haul. But a piece of me wonders if Amara is better off away from…you know. What we do.”

What we do.

It’s as though if we don’t label our actions, they can’t be held against us. Once you give something a name, it is classified: good, bad, acceptable, depraved.

At first glance, my family lives up to the sanctity of our surname, but its shiny veneer washes away when you stare a little too long. When the gloves come off, the Saints are not a family to mess with because we mess back ten times as hard.

A knock at the door breaks our silence, and I roll my eyes. If it were one of my three brothers, they would have opened the door and waltzed right in. My father never comes to us—we are always summoned to him—and my mother has taken to texting me ever since I showed her how to use a smartphone.

That leaves those on my father’s payroll, which means I’ve been summoned.

“Yeah.”

The door opens, and a maid pops her head in, first seeing Grayson, then scanning around until she meets my apathetic glare.

“Mr. Saint wishes to see you in his office.”

“You good?” I nod to Grayson.

“Yeah. I’m meeting up with Sloane in a while. Dinner with her folks.”

I don’t respond. Instead, I turn to follow the woman out of my room as the muscles in my neck tense with envy.

I’m not jealous of Grayson’s relationship with Sloane. I’m envious because I don’t have the luxury of publicly declaring my intentions with Amara.

I follow quietly behind the small woman, my mind drifting to my sinful little flower as it always does.

The door to my father’s office is ajar. Pushing it the rest of the way open, I step in and acknowledge the man who beckoned me: my father, Sebastian Saint. He lifts his chin in my direction, a silent order to close the door behind me, and I comply.

As I take my seat across from him, my eyes fall on a glass half full of amber liquid. My father’s drink of choice, and he’s poured me one as well.

He begins by telling me information I already know. Ms. Scott dropped by to discuss some business, and I shift in my seat, pushing down my restlessness.

“As you know, Harry’s death has been a shock to us all, but more so his wife and kids.” He breaks long enough to take a sip, and I use his pause to ask for the point.

“What does this have to do with me?”

“I’ve asked if there is anything we can do to help, and Amara’s mother has made a request.”

I already know this part, and I clench my teeth, hoping to stop my impatience from manifesting across my face.

“She has asked that you and Amara be released from your future obligations to each other—and I have agreed to allow it.”

“Why would you do that?” My voice cracks, and I recover. “Going back on an agreement is seen as a weakness, and we are not weak men.” I hope my tone is taken as a challenge rather than the plea it is.

“Are you questioning my decision, boy?”

“I’m merely voicing what our adversaries will whisper behind our backs.”

He takes a long pause to scrutinize my reaction before responding. “This was a widow’s wish, and it has been granted.”

His answer is final.

Any further push to hold on to our union will damn me and Amara both.

“I have one condition.”

His eyebrows shoot up at my audacity. “You? You have a condition for me?” His laughter holds no humor.

“You forget, I was a part of this arranged marriage without my own wishes being heard. I stepped forward and took the place you wanted me to. And it is I who is also losing face in the termination of this agreement. One that was decided without my own reservations being heard.”

The next minute ticks by in uncomfortable silence as I watch him assess my words before one corner of his mouth curves just enough to expose one of his tells.

He’s impressed.

My father wants nothing more than four versions of him taking over the family business: my three brothers and myself. I know, if he were in my situation, he would use this as an opportunity to take something for himself.

“Spit it out. What do you want?”

Leaning forward, I lift the glass off the desk before taking it back into the chair with me as I make myself comfortable.

“I’m off the table.”

“How so?”

“I can no longer be used as a bargaining chip in any type of arranged union. You want someone to offer up? You have three other sons. My choice is my own, when and if I ever decide, and it is no one else’s business. I’ve done my time.” My words are cold, harsh. There is no hint of the fire raging inside of my soul.

If I can’t have Amara, I want no one.

I down the drink in one go before setting it back on the desk while he considers my demand. When he’s drained the contents of his own glass, he slams it down.

“Very well, son.” My lips twitch at the term. We are only his sons when he is proud of us.

Losing Amara now is a setback in my plans. I’ve earned my freedom, and, as far as my father is concerned, I’ve chosen my family yet again.

Amara isn’t going anywhere. She’s still mine, and I will have her back with me soon enough.

“Is there anything else?” I brush a nonexistent piece of fluff off my pants and wait for him to dismiss me.

“We’ll just go and wish them a safe trip.”

I don’t dare look up.

This is information I wasn’t aware of, and I can’t ask for clarification. Amara is supposed to be of no concern to me.

“Sure.”

I stand and wait for my father to walk past me before I allow the uncertainty to appear on my face as I follow him out the door.

Where are they going that I would need to wish them a safe trip? And why didn’t Grayson mention this to me earlier?

The walk down the hall to the sitting area is shorter than I remember, and I catch the look of surprise on Grayson’s face as I watch him release Amara from an embrace. Tears are running down her face.

Grayson didn’t know.

His own mother didn’t tell him she was leaving. He’s old enough, and she’s cutting him loose. But Amara is just shy of her twentieth birthday. While she’s an adult and can do what she wants, she’s as much a prisoner to her family as I am to my own. She’s still in school, living at home and under her mother’s thumb.

Amara follows Grayson’s stare to me, and she takes an instinctive step in my direction, only stopping when she remembers we are not alone.

“She’s moving me away.” Her words crack on a sob as she takes a half step toward me and lowers her voice to a whisper. “Don’t let me go.”

She fights to hold back her sobs as I see a glimmer of hope fill her golden-brown eyes. I want to brush my fingers into her chestnut waves, cup the back of her head, and pull her into me. I shove my hands into the front pockets of my pants to stop myself.

She’s too good for this place.

She’s too good for me.

I’m not strong enough to protect her yet, and claiming her now will damn her. Even if I spoke up and fought for her, my father would most likely send her away to punish me for keeping something like this from him.

At this moment, at my very core, I understand what sacrifice means. There is only one option left to me, and I need to let her go.

“There’s nothing for you here, Amara.” My words slice my own heart open.

I promised I would never hurt her. Her parents used her for their own gain. Only Grayson wanted what was best for her. It was going to be me who gave her everything she deserved. But instead, it’s me who is setting her hopes ablaze as she watches, helpless to fix the hell I’ve cast her into.

“But you promised me—” Tears fall freely down her round face, which is now patchy with heartache. My father crosses his arms, catching her attention, and she doesn’t finish her thought. When her eyes return to my own, I know.

This is breaking her.

Her lips pinch together, and her open palm swings back before it happens. I remain unmoved. I don’t block the slap. I welcome it.

As my head snaps to the side, I allow her to replace our love with hate. She’ll need it to carry her away from here until I am strong enough to protect her properly.

My father clears his throat, a sign we are done.

As I step back to allow them to leave, I realize this, too, was a test—and I passed.

But I also failed.

I don’t deserve Amara; I’m not sure I ever have. But one day I will, and when I do, no one will stop me from taking what’s mine.

Blurb:

HE WAS HER FIRST FOR EVERYTHING.

NOW HE’S DETERMINED TO BE HER LAST.

RYDER SAINT

Amara is my dark obsession. She was promised to me in a deal she knows nothing about.

Four years ago, I sent her away to protect her from the life I live as the son of a crime lord.

Now her brother—my best friend—is dead, and though I wasn’t there for him in the end, I intend to look after his little sister.

I should stay in the shadows, let her live the life her brother wanted for her, but one look at her and I know I’m the only one who can save her…but I’ll have to break her first.

Good girls keep their promises, and it’s time Amara came home—to me—where she belongs.

AMARA SCOTT

As far as I’m concerned, Ryder let me go four years ago and I never looked back.

Until the day he shows up demanding I come home, and I have no choice but to return when he forces my hand.

The Saints never pay for their crimes. They take what they want and discard the rest. Like me…

But I’m not that weak girl anymore, and I’m packing secrets of my own.

I’ll use my time to find out who killed my brother…then I’ll destroy them.

Even if that man is Ryder himself.

* Cruel Saint is the first book in the Vicious Empire dark romance family saga series.

About the Author:

LUNA KAYNE is a romance author located in Canada. She writes dark romantic suspense with a hint of humor and a heaping dose of angst. Her men are dominant and often stubborn, and her women are usually underestimated.

Luna is the pen name of author Sheri Landry who writes non- romance action thrillers, and has won awards under both names. Gardening relaxes her, she dislikes long winters, and she doesn’t understand how commas work.

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Blog Tour – The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

THE RECKLESS UNION (Wedded Bliss Book 3) by Monica Murphy
Release Date: August 16th
Genre/Tropes: Arranged Marriage/Fake Relationship/Dark Romance/Contemporary Romance/Billionaire Romance/Enemies-to-Lovers

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Blurb:
Our marriage may look like a fairytale, but outside forces threaten to tear us apart. Don’t they realize that nothing will keep me apart from Charlotte? Not my family. Not hers either.

What started out as a relationship in name only has evolved into something much more. Something deeper. And when Charlotte is taken from me, I launch into action, determined to rescue her.

She’s mine. Nothing is going to stop me from being with her.

Not a damn thing.

Read Kay’s Review: The Reckless Union

About the Author:
Monica Murphy is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the One Week Girlfriend series, the Billionaire Bachelors and The Rules series. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and has sold over one million copies worldwide. She is both a traditionally published author and an independently published author. She writes new adult, young adult and contemporary romance. She is also USA Today bestselling romance author Karen Erickson.

She is a wife and a mother of three who lives with her family in central California on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere, along with their one dog and too many cats. A self-confessed workaholic, when she’s not writing, she’s reading or hanging out with her husband and kids. She’s a firm believer in happy endings, though she will admit to putting her characters through many angst-filled moments before they finally get that hard won HEA.

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Excerpt Reveal – The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

THE RECKLESS UNION (Wedded Bliss Book 3) by Monica Murphy

Release Date: August 16th

Genre/Tropes: Arranged Marriage/Fake Relationship/Dark Romance/Contemporary Romance/Billionaire Romance/Enemies-to-Lovers

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Excerpt:

“I can’t lose you like that again, wife.”

The admission leaves me feeling vulnerable and I swallow down the rest of the words I want to say to her.

Like how much she means to me. More than anyone else in the world.

We’re quiet, the only sound is the sloshing water as our bodies move and shift. I’m getting hotter thanks to the steam wafting upwards from the water and I rest my cheek against her soft hair, closing my eyes.

“Why?”

Her softly spoken question has my eyes cracking open. “Why what?”

“Why can’t you lose me?”

Carefully I lift my head away from her and run my fingers through her hair, letting the strands fall onto her shoulders, the ends trailing in the warm water. “It killed me, knowing you were with him.”

“Why?”

Damn it, she’s going to make me say it, isn’t she?

“Because I care about you, Charlotte.”

She faces straight ahead, her back still to me, bending her knees and wrapping her arms around them. “Nothing about our relationship is normal, Perry. There is no reason for you to care about me or worry when I’ve been abducted by my former—lover.”

I slip my arms around her waist and pull her into me, the water splashing, my mouth at her ear when I murmur, “Don’t call him that.”

“It’s true. Calling him my ex-boyfriend sounds so… wrong. We weren’t ever together, not like that.”

I cup her breasts, running my thumbs over her hardening nipples. “I thought for a while maybe you went with him—willingly.”

She slowly shakes her head. “I would never do that.”

I’m quiet for a moment, considering what she said—and how quickly she said it. “Why?”

“Because I said vows to you and promised to be a faithful wife. I’m a lot of things, but I’m not a liar, Perry. We’re married. I won’t leave you for someone else. I—I care about you, too.” She hesitates and I swear I can feel her sadness. “I hate that he had me first.”

“But I’ll keep you forever.” The words fall from my mouth without thought and for a split second, I regret them.

Then again, I don’t. I mean what I say. I will keep her forever. That asshole can’t have her back, despite his trying. He’ll never try again. I won’t give him the chance.

I’ll chop off his hands and his dick if I have to.

“You don’t mean it,” Charlotte says, her voice so soft, I almost don’t hear her. “You’ll get tired of me, just like everyone else.”

My wife is having a serious pity party tonight but I can’t blame her. She’s been through some shit. Shit I should’ve protected her from. I failed her. I fucked up.

And that kills me.

“I won’t get tired of you.” I nuzzle the side of her head, my mouth at her ear. “Who else tolerates the Chevelle like you do?”

I run my lips down the length of her neck, noting the hitch in her breath when I hit a particular spot. The way she melts against me, tilting her head to the side to give me better access.

“How many girls have you fucked in the Chevelle?” she asks out of nowhere.

Everything within me stills, my mouth still pressed upon her skin. Slowly, carefully, I push her hair out of the way, pressing my forehead against the back of her head and taking a deep breath. “You really want to know?”

Her body stiffens and she leans her head down, as if she’s trying to get away from me. “Maybe?”

I rub her nipple with my thumb, wishing I could put my mouth on her. Taste her warm, wet skin. “The answer might blow your mind.”

She nudges against me, as if she’s trying to buck me off of her. “You’re rude.”

I clamp my arms around her middle so she can’t slip away from me. “It’s zero, Charlotte. I haven’t fucked anyone else in the Chevelle. Until you.”

My wife freezes, turning her head so she can meet my gaze. “You’re serious?”

“Why would I lie to you?” I drop a kiss on her lips, not wanting to push. She responds, leaning into me and I break away first, trying to keep my head. “There’s something here. Between us. You feel it too.”

Charlotte blinks at my honest response. “Do you want to know what I thought about when I was tied up in that room?”

My skin feels like it could burst into flames at her mentioning being tied up. Alone in an empty room, waiting for that McFuckface to come back and do whatever he wanted to her. She must’ve been so damn scared. “What?” I ask, my throat scratchy. “Doja?”

Her eyes fill with tears and a soft laugh leaves her. “You. If I was ever going to see you again. Feel your arms around me. See you smile. Hear your laughter.”

My chest aches at her confession. “I’m never letting you out of my sight again.”

Blurb:

Our marriage may look like a fairytale, but outside forces threaten to tear us apart. Don’t they realize that nothing will keep me apart from Charlotte? Not my family. Not hers either.

What started out as a relationship in name only has evolved into something much more. Something deeper. And when Charlotte is taken from me, I launch into action, determined to rescue her.

She’s mine. Nothing is going to stop me from being with her.

Not a damn thing.

About the Author:

Monica Murphy is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the One Week Girlfriend series, the Billionaire Bachelors and The Rules series. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and has sold over one million copies worldwide. She is both a traditionally published author and an independently published author. She writes new adult, young adult and contemporary romance. She is also USA Today bestselling romance author Karen Erickson.

She is a wife and a mother of three who lives with her family in central California on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere, along with their one dog and too many cats. A self-confessed workaholic, when she’s not writing, she’s reading or hanging out with her husband and kids. She’s a firm believer in happy endings, though she will admit to putting her characters through many angst-filled moments before they finally get that hard won HEA.

Connect with Monica:

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Review – The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

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The Reckless Union; Arranged Marriage #3
(#3 within a series)

Publication Date: August 16, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Midnight Dynasty/Trilogy/Arranged Marriage/Contemporary Romance

Author: Monica Murphy

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Perry Constantine, hands down, has been my favorite Constantine in this entire Midnight Dynasty series!

Perry is protective, possessive, passionate, caring while being a total caveman, he is the total package and I’m completely in love with the man!!

Charlotte takes quite an emotional journey in this final book, but I love how she finally finds her footing with the scary ride she’s been on over the last few months.

While Perry and Charlotte’s marriage may have begun as a sham and forced upon both of them, they both come to realize that it evolved into something beyond either of them ever thought they could have and something that they actually want.

I love a couple that walks through this kind of discovery process on their way to love, but it wasn’t without lots of bumps along the way.

This couple is just….ahhhhh…absolutely everything I wanted from Perry and his arranged marriage bride. Even the moments with his family were devine. I loved it!

Synopsis:
THIRD BOOK IN THE ARRANGED MARRIAGE TRILOGY!

Our marriage may look like a fairytale, but outside forces threaten to tear us apart. Don’t they realize that nothing will keep me apart from Charlotte? Not my family. Not hers either.

What started out as a relationship in name only has evolved into something much more. Something deeper. And when Charlotte is taken from me, I launch into action, determined to rescue her.

She’s mine. Nothing is going to stop me from being with her.

Not a damn thing.

Welcome to the Midnight Dynasty… The warring Morelli and Constantine families have enough bad blood to fill an ocean, and their brand new stories will be told by your favorite dangerous romance authors.

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New Release – Blood and Vows by Amanda Richardson w/a K. Easton

Title: Blood & Vows
A Twisted Legends Collection Standalone
Author: Amanda Richardson
writing as K. Easton
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Release Date: July 7, 2022
BLURB
Never make a deal with the devil–especially if that deal entails holy matrimony.
There’s only one rule my mother passed down to me before she died: never venture into the east side of Edinburgh.
I never questioned it. There are creatures in this world that could hurt us, she said.
So I stay away–until my life hits rock bottom, and I find myself curious about the forbidden side of the ancient city.
It doesn’t seem all that different here–bars, clubs, restaurants. Just like the human side.
One too many drinks later, he finds me.
A silly poem and a whispered wish are all it takes for him to rip through the mirror between realms and pin me against a wall.
Cruel, inhuman, cunning. A demon–an actual prince from hell. With horns.
What could he possibly want from me?
Marriage, apparently.
Because as it turns out, Bloody Marius is dead serious about upholding his end of the deal.
Blood & Vows is a dark retelling of the legend of Bloody Mary. It is a paranormal romance novella that will leave your kindle sizzling. Please note that this book has dark themes such as forced marriage, kidnapping, dubious consent, violence, and explicit language, which may be triggering for some.
PURCHASE LINKS
AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU
Free in Kindle Unlimited
AUTHOR BIO
Kory (K.) Easton is the paranormal romance pen name for Amazon bestselling author Amanda Richardson. She gravitates toward dark tales of otherworldly creatures and beasts. She currently resides in Yorkshire, England, with her husband and two kids.
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Blog Tour – The Ruthless Groom by Monica Murphy

The Ruthless Groom by Monica Murphy is now live! 

I didn’t plan to marry a reclusive heiress. Lucky for me, I find myself attracted to my beautiful new bride. Our arranged marriage connects two powerful companies. That we’re compatible between the sheets is a bonus, but I didn’t bargain on her ex showing up at the wedding reception uninvited.

That pushed me right over the edge.

I protect what’s mine, and Charlotte is now mine, whether she likes it or not. Our honeymoon is a disaster in paradise. I’m angry. She’s resentful. All those swirling emotions explode in the most physical ways.

But even as I’m drawn closer to my new wife, there’s still a threat looming out there. Seamus McTiernan is determined to destroy what we’ve created.

I won’t let anything tear us apart.

He has no idea who he’s dealing with. I will end him.

Watch me.

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Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, son, their goofy dog, and three cats. When she’s not writing, she’s thinking about writing. Or reading. Or binge watching something.

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Cover Reveal – Secrets and Seductions by SK Reign

 

Releasing: August 1, 2022

Cover Design: Daqri at Covers by Combs

As an omega, I was born with one purpose: to be bred by a pack.

The issue? My first heat hit early. Confused and afraid, I took a big risk to relieve the pain, but it broke all the rules and cost me a piece of myself.

Nobody wants a used omega, but if I don’t mate a pack, none of my sisters will be able to either.
So when a wealthy pack of strangers puts in an offer for me, my family is quick to send me packing, all the way to the land of the midnight sun. Alaska.

Archer, Miles, Noah, and Ben are everything that should make my heart flutter. They’re kind, attentive, and they worship me like a goddess.

My body is built for them, to crave their knots and give them offspring. They say they want to give me everything… but what if I have nothing left to give?

Get ready to meet the Steele sisters in the Bonds of Steele omegaverse series world. Each book is a standalone and can be read in any order. Secrets & Seduction features sweet, protective men, a shy, reluctant female lead, and smoldering-hot knotty times. Please read the author’s note for possible triggers.

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Meet SK Reign


SK Reign believes in true love and great sex, strong women and irresistible heroes, gripping action and tender sweetness. Why choose one when you can have it all? Indulge in your wildest fantasies with this reverse harem romance that will leave you deliciously satisfied while also begging for more, more… more.

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New Release – The Ruthless Groom by Monica Murphy

 

I didn’t plan to marry a reclusive heiress. Lucky for me, I find myself attracted to my beautiful new bride. Our arranged marriage connects two powerful companies. That we’re compatible between the sheets is a bonus, but I didn’t bargain on her ex showing up at the wedding reception uninvited.

That pushed me right over the edge.

I protect what’s mine, and Charlotte is now mine, whether she likes it or not. Our honeymoon is a disaster in paradise. I’m angry. She’s resentful. All those swirling emotions explode in the most physical ways.

But even as I’m drawn closer to my new wife, there’s still a threat looming out there. Seamus McTiernan is determined to destroy what we’ve created.

I won’t let anything tear us apart.

He has no idea who he’s dealing with. I will end him.

Watch me.

Download today on Amazon, Apple Books, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, Kobo!

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Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, son, their goofy dog, and three cats. When she’s not writing, she’s thinking about writing. Or reading. Or binge watching something.

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Review
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Review – The Ruthless Groom by Monica Murphy

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The Ruthless Groom; Arranged Marriage #2
(#2 within a series)

Publication Date: June 14, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Midnight Dynasty/Arranged Marriage Romance

Author: Monica Murphy

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
The Wedding Day is here!! Perry Constantine in a tux..be still my heart. Even better..Perry Constantine on his honeymoon…holy hotness!!!

That fine line between love and hate, oh my fresh panties!!! Perry Constantine wants his new bride, but he doesn’t trust her. When Charlotte’s ex appears on their wedding day, all feelings Perry may have been building up to that point disintegrates, but it doesn’t shatter the lust and chemistry that sizzles between them. Perry still desires his wife, but he will call himself a fool before he opens up to her again.

Charlotte is hurt by Perry’s cold demoner, but also confused by his passion. His mixed signals have her confused, but also blazing hot with lust which means she isn’t willing to give up just yet. Not only is she free from her father, but she’s happier than she’s ever been. If this is how her life going forward, it’s still better than what she left behind and maybe given enough time Perry will grow as fond of her as she is of him.

This book is steamy, steamy, and did I mention steamy. I adore this couple and how they have made the best of their arranged marriage situation. Perry is so easy to like even when he’s growly and grumpy. Charlotte is really coming into her own and I’m excited to see what happens in the next book to bring these two closer together.

Synopsis:
I didn’t plan to marry a reclusive heiress. Lucky for me, I find myself attracted to my beautiful new bride. Our arranged marriage connects two powerful companies. That we’re compatible between the sheets is a bonus, but I didn’t bargain on her ex showing up at the wedding reception uninvited.

That pushed me right over the edge.

I protect what’s mine, and Charlotte is now mine, whether she likes it or not. Our honeymoon is a disaster in paradise. I’m angry. She’s resentful. All those swirling emotions explode in the most physical ways.

But even as I’m drawn closer to my new wife, there’s still a threat looming out there. Seamus McTiernan is determined to destroy what we’ve created.

I won’t let anything tear us apart.

He has no idea who he’s dealing with. I will end him.

Watch me.

Welcome to the Midnight Dynasty… The warring Morelli and Constantine families have enough bad blood to fill an ocean, and their brand new stories will be told by your favorite dangerous romance authors.

WARNING: This book is intended for readers eighteen years old and over. It contains material that some readers could find disturbing. Enter at your own risk..

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – The Ruthless Groom by Monica Murphy

Monica Murphy has revealed the cover for The Ruthless Groom!

Releasing: June 14, 2022

I didn’t plan to marry a reclusive heiress. Lucky for me, I find myself attracted to my beautiful new bride. Our arranged marriage connects two powerful companies. That we’re compatible between the sheets is a bonus, but I didn’t bargain on her ex showing up at the wedding reception uninvited.

That pushed me right over the edge.

I protect what’s mine, and Charlotte is now mine, whether she likes it or not. Our honeymoon is a disaster in paradise. I’m angry. She’s resentful. All those swirling emotions explode in the most physical ways.

But even as I’m drawn closer to my new wife, there’s still a threat looming out there. Seamus McTiernan is determined to destroy what we’ve created.

I won’t let anything tear us apart.

He has no idea who he’s dealing with. I will end him.

Watch me.

Pre-order your copy today!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3KVUEAs

Amazon Worldwide: https://bit.ly/3xPmyuQ

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Meet Monica


Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, son, their goofy dog, and three cats. When she’s not writing, she’s thinking about writing. Or reading. Or binge watching something.

Connect with Monica

Website: http://monicamurphyauthor.com

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Blog Tour- The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy

The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy is now LIVE!


Everyone’s for sale, including me. One moment I’m the forgotten daughter of one of the most wealthy families in the country, and the next I’m the blushing bride in an arranged marriage. My fate is sealed in my wedded union with a complete stranger.

In public, Perry Constantine is the life of the party. Easygoing. Adored. In private, he’s brooding. Dark. Angry. But so am I. It’s a contest of wills to see who will break in the bedroom first, and while I try to remain strong, I find myself craving the very man I swore to hate.

My husband.


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Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance. She’s also known as USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, two kids, one dog, and four cats. When she’s not writing, she’s an assistant coach for her daughter’s high school cheer team, which is a two season sport. Meaning, she’s at practice with a bunch of teenage girls all the time. Or she’s at a football game. Or a basketball game. Maybe someday, she’ll even write about this experience.
 
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2022 New Release/Release Day, Contemporary Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy

The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy is now LIVE!


Everyone’s for sale, including me. One moment I’m the forgotten daughter of one of the most wealthy families in the country, and the next I’m the blushing bride in an arranged marriage. My fate is sealed in my wedded union with a complete stranger.

In public, Perry Constantine is the life of the party. Easygoing. Adored. In private, he’s brooding. Dark. Angry. But so am I. It’s a contest of wills to see who will break in the bedroom first, and while I try to remain strong, I find myself craving the very man I swore to hate.

My husband.


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Meet Monica

Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance. She’s also known as USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, two kids, one dog, and four cats. When she’s not writing, she’s an assistant coach for her daughter’s high school cheer team, which is a two season sport. Meaning, she’s at practice with a bunch of teenage girls all the time. Or she’s at a football game. Or a basketball game. Maybe someday, she’ll even write about this experience.
 
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Review
Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy

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The Reluctant Bride; Arranged Marriage #1 
(#1 within a trilogy)

Publication Date: April 19, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Arranged Marriage/Midnight Dynasty Romance

Author: Monica Murphy

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Since I first stepped into the Constantine world, I was in love with Perry Constantine. Yes, he’s playful, indulged, and a bit spoiled. He’s the opposite of his intense, older brother – Winston, but that’s what makes him so loveable. I’m over the moon to finally have his story and tickled pink that his character is still a mama’s boy to the ice cold Constantine queen. Add in the fact that Perry is very self aware of his self-indulgent lifestyle, he is my favorite character in this Midnight Dynasty world yet. This book is all that and a bag of chips!!

Charlotte Lancaster is the only daughter of one of the wealthiest families in the country, but that doesn’t make her a pampered princess, quite the opposite actually. Instead she’s a commodity to be traded to the highest bidder which happens to be the Constantine family. Unfortunately, neither party involved in the trading is actually involved in the deal. The documents are signed and the marriage is already going to happen whether Perry or Charlotte want it or not.

Charlotte is a woman torn emotionally, desperately wanting to escape the tight control that her father has on her, but also hating that the only way to escape is through an arranged marriage set up by her controlling father. She doesn’t want to like her – forced upon her – fiancé, but the more time she spends in his company, she just can’t help herself. It wasn’t in her plans to stay with Perry, but maybe being married to him won’t be so bad.

Perry is charismatic, cool, and just fly AF. He’s the kind of guy you want to hang out with and definitely want as a bed partner cause when he’s laying on the charm…hot damn. The man is hard to resist. I want more of him and his sexy as sin charm.

The Reluctant Bride is an excellent beginning to this trilogy and I can’t wait to see how this couple gives in to their electric chemistry.

Synopsis:

Everyone’s for sale, including me. One moment I’m the forgotten daughter of one of the most wealthy families in the country, and the next I’m the blushing bride in an arranged marriage. My fate is sealed in my wedded union with a complete stranger.

In public, Perry Constantine is the life of the party. Easygoing. Adored. In private, he’s brooding. Dark. Angry. But so am I. It’s a contest of wills to see who will break in the bedroom first, and while I try to remain strong, I find myself craving the very man I swore to hate.

My husband.

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy

Monica Murphy has revealed the cover for The Reluctant Bride!


Releasing: April 19, 2022

Everyone’s for sale, including me. One moment I’m the forgotten daughter of one of the most wealthy families in the country, and the next I’m the blushing bride in an arranged marriage. My fate is sealed in my wedded union with a complete stranger.

In public, Perry Constantine is the life of the party. Easygoing. Adored. In private, he’s brooding. Dark. Angry. But so am I. It’s a contest of wills to see who will break in the bedroom first, and while I try to remain strong, I find myself craving the very man I swore to hate.

My husband.


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Meet Monica

Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance. She’s also known as USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, two kids, one dog, and four cats. When she’s not writing, she’s an assistant coach for her daughter’s high school cheer team, which is a two season sport. Meaning, she’s at practice with a bunch of teenage girls all the time. Or she’s at a football game. Or a basketball game. Maybe someday, she’ll even write about this experience.
 
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