Blog Tour - 2022, Dark Romance, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

Blog Tour – Cruel Saint by Luna Kayne

CRUEL SAINT (Vicious Empire #1) by Luna Kayne

Release Date: September 20th

CRUEL SAINT, the first book in the Vicious Empire series, is NOW LIVE!! Grab this all-new dark mafia romance TODAY!

NOW AVAILABLE!!!

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Add to Goodreads:

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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.

Read Kay’s Review: Cruel Saint

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.

Connect w/ Luna:

Website: LunaKayne.com

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

New Release – Cruel Saint by Luna Kayne

CRUEL SAINT (Vicious Empire #1) by Luna Kayne

Release Date: September 20th

CRUEL SAINT, the first book in the Vicious Empire series, is NOW LIVE!! Grab this all-new dark mafia romance TODAY!

NOW AVAILABLE!!!

books2read.com/CruelSaint

Add to Goodreads:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/61281277-cruel-saint

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.

Read Kay’s Review: Cruel Saint

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.

Connect w/ Luna:

Website: LunaKayne.com

Newsletter (with free download): https://BookHip.com/RMGCWCB

BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/luna-kayne

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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.

Connect w/ Luna:

Website: LunaKayne.com

Newsletter (with free download): https://BookHip.com/RMGCWCB

BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/luna-kayne

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2022 New Release/Release Day, Year of Releases - 2022

New Release – Waiting by Xavier Neal

 

WAITING: An Older Woman, Younger Man Age-Gap Romance by Xavier Neal

Release Date: August 26th

Genre/Tropes: Contemporary Romance/Older Woman/Young Male Romance/Age-Gap Romance

 

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Blurb:

From USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Xavier Neal comes a brand-new, smoking hot, age-gap romance that you DON’T wanna miss!

 

Waiting.

As in wey-ting.

As in a verb.

As in a synonym for anticipating.

As in the very thing I didn’t realize I was doing for a man ten years younger than me…

 

 

 

 

About the Author:

Xavier Neal is a best-selling romance author who enjoys hopping from sub genre to sub genre like a game of Hopscotch she can’t resist.

 

In between writing, she loves to read (everything from romance to self improvement books), watch movies (old and new), eat too much Tex-Mex (her Chuy’s t-shirt collection is out of control), and watch AHL hockey games LIVE (preferably against the glass whenever possible).

 

She currently resides happily in Texas with her bearded husband “Lumberjack” and their two fur babies.

 

 

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Blog Tour - 2022, New Adult, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

Blog Tour – Missed Notes by L.A. Cotton

MISSED NOTES (Rixon High #5) by L.A. Cotton

Release Date: August 23rd

Genre/Tropes: Sports Romance/Brother’s Best Friend

Book 5 of the Rixon High series (standalone)

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Blurb:

From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author L A Cotton, comes an emotional brother’s best friend romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?

Sofia Bennet has always imagined a bright future ahead of her.

But sometimes, life has other plans, and suddenly, you’re walking a different path.

Cole Kandon has always sacrificed his dreams for others.

But sometimes, you have to go after them, consequences be damned.

While Cole is finally ready to fight for what he wants, Sofia is coming to terms with a revelation that changes everything.

He wants to be there for her.

She doesn’t want to burden him.

But they need each other more than they realize.

Senior year just got a whole lot more complicated, and with emotions running high, is their new relationship enough to save them?

Or will their love song fade out before it hits the final note?

Read Kay’s Review: Missed Notes

About the Author:

Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

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New Release – Missed Notes by L.A. Cotton

MISSED NOTES (Rixon High #5) by L.A. Cotton

Release Date: August 23rd

Genre/Tropes: Sports Romance/Brother’s Best Friend

Book 5 of the Rixon High series (standalone)

AVAILABLE NOW!!!

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Blurb:

From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author L A Cotton, comes an emotional brother’s best friend romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?

Sofia Bennet has always imagined a bright future ahead of her.

But sometimes, life has other plans, and suddenly, you’re walking a different path.

Cole Kandon has always sacrificed his dreams for others.

But sometimes, you have to go after them, consequences be damned.

While Cole is finally ready to fight for what he wants, Sofia is coming to terms with a revelation that changes everything.

He wants to be there for her.

She doesn’t want to burden him.

But they need each other more than they realize.

Senior year just got a whole lot more complicated, and with emotions running high, is their new relationship enough to save them?

Or will their love song fade out before it hits the final note?

Read Kay’s Review: Missed Notes

About the Author:

Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

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Blog Tour - 2022, Contemporary Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

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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2022 New Release/Release Day, Contemporary Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

RELEASE BLITZ
Title: The Reckless Union
Series: Wedded Bliss #3
Author: Monica Murphy
Publisher: Dangerous Press
Genre: Dark Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 16, 2022
 

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.
 
 
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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 mostly new adult and contemporary romance.

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Waiting by Xavier Neal

WAITING: An Older Woman, Younger Man Age-Gap Romance by Xavier Neal

Release Date: August 26th

Genre/Tropes: Contemporary Romance/Older Woman/Young Male Romance/Age-Gap Romance

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Blurb:

From USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Xavier Neal comes a brand-new, smoking hot, age-gap romance that you DON’T wanna miss!

Waiting.

As in wey-ting.

As in a verb.

As in a synonym for anticipating.

As in the very thing I didn’t realize I was doing for a man ten years younger than me…

About the Author:

Xavier Neal is a best-selling romance author who enjoys hopping from sub genre to sub genre like a game of Hopscotch she can’t resist.

In between writing, she loves to read (everything from romance to self improvement books), watch movies (old and new), eat too much Tex-Mex (her Chuy’s t-shirt collection is out of control), and watch AHL hockey games LIVE (preferably against the glass whenever possible).

She currently resides happily in Texas with her bearded husband “Lumberjack” and their two fur babies.

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Vicious Empire Series by Luna Kayne

VICIOUS EMPIRE SERIES by Luna Kayne

Genre/Tropes: Romantic suspense/mystery/Contemporary Romance/Dark romance (with consent)/mafia/crime world family saga/lovers to enemies to lovers/forced proximity/Action adventure/best friend’s little sister/arranged marriage/BDSM/ dominance/punishment elements/

THE SAINTS ARE COMING!!!

CRUEL SAINT (Vicious Empire #1)

Release Date: September 20th

Cover Design by: The Pretty Little Design Co.

Photographer: Wander Aguiar

Cover Model: Kyle Kriesel

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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.

BRUTAL SAINT (Vicious Empire #2)

Release Date: October 11th

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Photographer: Wander Aguiar

Cover Model: Josh Mario

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Blurb:

HARLOW IS HUNTING HER SISTER’S KILLER.

AND COLE IS HUNTING HER.

COLE SAINT

The woman my family is looking for is the one-night stand I can’t get out of my head, and her life depends on me getting to her first.

Harlow is sunshine and light.

I live in the shadows, among the dark and the damned, but there’s something about Harlow that makes me want to take care of her.

I can protect her from what’s coming, but first I need to find her, and I’m closing in.

I learned my lesson the first time, and I won’t give her the chance to get away from me again.

HARLOW STINTON

What are the chances that the man I shared a toe-curling, name-screaming, raging hot one-night stand with is part of the crime family that’s after me because I saw something I shouldn’t have?

One hundred percent. The chances are one hundred freaking percent.

At least I wasn’t stupid enough to give him my real name.

Now I’m on the run with everything I own stuffed into a tattered backpack.

I never thought I would see Cole again, but I was wrong, and we’re no longer strangers who shared a night.

Now we’re on opposite sides of a war that threatens to tear our worlds apart.

**A portion of this book was originally published as a 5,000 word novelette titled Missed Me which is no longer available.

WILD SAINT (Vicious Empire #3)

Release Date: November 1st

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Photographer: Wander Aguiar

Cover Model: Zakk Davis

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Blurb:

SHE BEAT HIM AT HIS OWN GAME ONCE.

NOW IT’S ROUND TWO,

AND THIS TIME THEY’RE PLAYING DIRTY.

DAGEN SAINT

Five years ago, Nyla stole two million dollars from me and disappeared.

Now she’s resurfaced, and I’m determined to settle her debt…one way or another.

Hiking in the mountains in my underwear while being hunted by hitmen wasn’t something I thought we’d be doing when I woke up this morning, yet here we are.

If we can settle our issues and work together, we just might make it out alive—if we don’t kill each other first.

NYLA JENSEN

I conned the con five years ago, but he took something I wasn’t prepared to leave behind—my heart.

Now I’m stranded in the wilderness with the one person who has every reason to hate me, and we have no choice but to work together, or we’re dead.

It turns out surviving the elements and the men who are searching for us is the easy part.

The hard part is being close to Dagen, coming clean, and looking him in the eye. Those same eyes I see every time I look at the daughter he doesn’t know we have.

SAVAGE SAINT (Vicious Empire #4)

Release Date: November 22nd

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Photographer: Wander Aguiar

Cover Model: Clayton Wells

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Blurb:

REGARDLESS OF OUR NAME, WE ARE NO SAINTS.

LUCKILY, THE WOMEN WE LOVE ARE AS WICKED AS WE ARE.

LENNOX SAINT

I am who I am for a reason.

The monster the world sees when they look at me was born twenty years ago to protect my brothers from the same fate I endured on my sixteenth birthday.

I locked my broken self away, until the night I met Sloane.

She was both forbidden and everything I’ve ever wanted all wrapped into one, and I wanted her, but I wasn’t the only one.

In the end, she made her choice and it wasn’t me—or so I thought.

Now that I know the truth, I’m taking my life back piece by piece, even if I have to carve it out of the flesh of anyone who stands in my way.

Sloane is mine, and I will die on this hill—but not before everyone else dies first.

SLOANE PENNER

I loved two men once.

I made a choice, but the man I chose, didn’t choose me back—or so I thought.

When a secret I didn’t know I had comes to light, my life as I knew it ends in a flash.

Now I’m a pawn in a game with no rules, and I refuse to play the part I’ve been handed. The only way to win is to be the queen and I’m taking the throne to protect my son.

To stay alive, I have to make a deal with the devil and hope it’s the lesser of all the evils that surround me.

I’ve lost too much and I’ve had enough.

I will burn this vicious empire to the ground, and from its ashes, I will rise.

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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2022 Excerpt/Teaser, Year of Releases - 2022

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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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

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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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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

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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.

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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

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

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.

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

Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Even If It Hurts by Sam Mariano

 

 

EVEN IF IT HURTS by Sam Mariano

Release Date: July 29th

Genre/Tropes: Dark Romance/Bully Romance/Villain gets the girl/Psycho Hero

Alternate cover designer: Clarise Tan at CT Cover Creations

 

 

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/even-if-it-hurts-TBR​

 

 

 

 

Blurb:

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 is a standalone novel set in the Coastal Elite world. The 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.

 

 

 

 

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, Paranormal/Science Fi/Fantasy Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – A KINGDOM OF STARS AND SHADOWS by Holly Renee

A KINGDOM OF STARS AND SHADOWS (Stars and Shadows #1) by Holly Renee

Release Date: July 14th

Genre/Tropes: Adult Fantasy Romance/High Fantasy Romance/Enemies-to-Lovers/Forbidden Romance

AVAILABLE NOW!!!
https://geni.us/StarsandShadows

Add to Goodreads:
https://geni.us/AKOSAS

Blurb:
Destiny or desire?
Where does your allegiance lie?
I am told my union to the crowned prince will determine the fate of the kingdom, but it isn’t my betrothed who haunts my dreams. It’s the half-breed prince who stands at his side.
He is darkness and sin, and when he whispers promises of wickedness in my ear, I crave a man who I can’t have.
Every thought I have is treasonous. The way my hands ache to touch him deceitful.
Even my dreams make me a traitor to the kingdom I am sworn to protect.
But when the kingdom is attacked, I am forced to make choices I’m not prepared for. Our lies and deception are entangled in the shadows and stars, and as they unravel so shall my fate. Betray a kingdom or betray my heart.

A Kingdom of Stars and Shadows is book one in the Stars and Shadows Series and will end in a cliffhanger.

Read Kay’s Review : A KINGDOM OF STARS AND SHADOWS

About the Author:
USA Today Bestselling author, Holly Renee brings readers a pinch of angst, an indulgence of heat, and the perfect amount of heart in every book.

Born and raised in East Tennessee, she is a married mom of two wild children. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading, pretending to be a dragon for the hundredth time that day, being disgustingly in love with her husband, or chilling in the middle of the lake with her sunglasses and a float.

Holly is a lover of all things romance, Mexican food, Harry Potter, and yoga pants.

Connect w/Holly:
Website: https://www.authorhollyrenee.com
NL Signup: https://bit.ly/3jm5a83
Facebook: https://bit.ly/3Cfk6xt
FB Readers group: https://bit.ly/37kgiNb
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2VxNPkE
Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Vn6kIh
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRNM8A59/

Cover Reveal - 2022, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, New Adult, New Releases

Cover Reveal – 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
Cover designer: The Pretty Little Design Co.
Photographer: Wander Aguilar.
Model: Cooper A.

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

PREORDER IS AVAILABLE!!!
http://mybook.to/bobc1

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

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.

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

2022 Excerpt/Teaser, Year of Releases - 2022

Excerpt Reveal – A KINGDOM OF STARS AND SHADOWS by Holly Renee

A KINGDOM OF STARS AND SHADOWS (Stars and Shadows #1) by Holly Renee

Release Date: July 14th

Genre/Tropes: Adult Fantasy Romance/High Fantasy Romance/Enemies-to-Lovers/Forbidden Romance

Add to Goodreads:

https://geni.us/AKOSAS

PREORDER TODAY!!!

https://geni.us/StarsandShadows

EXCERPT

“You can’t be in here.” I pulled away from his touch and put as much space between he and I as possible.

“I am a prince of Citlali, Starblessed.” He spat my name. “I will do as I please.”

I wrapped my arms around my chest and looked to the window. The setting sun was leaving room for nothing but darkness, and it was falling over the sky like a curse.

“Please leave.”

“I am not leaving you alone while you are panicking over whatever Jorah said to you. He is my best friend in this world, but he’s also an idiot. He scared you when he shouldn’t have.”

“No.” I shook my head. “He was right. I have spent my entire life preparing for my betrothal to the crowned prince, and I am a fool to allow the queen to think I am loyal to anything but that.”

A dark smile graced his lips as he shook his head. “You are loyal to my brother?”

“I am.” I lifted my trembling chin as I answered him.

“He is what you want?” He moved closer to me as his dark eyes pierced through me.

“He is my destiny,” I corrected him and took a step back as he moved forward.

“A destiny that makes you wish you were anywhere else.” He chuckled softly just as he moved in front of me. “Tell me, Starblessed. Is it your want for me that makes your breath catch in your throat when I am near or your boredom? If you simply need a man to cure your temptation, then please allow me the pleasure.”

“You can’t say things like that to me.”

His smile deepened as he watched me, and I knew that he wasn’t going to leave unless I made him.

“Your brother can satisfy my temptation just fine.”

His smile dropped as he stepped closer to me still. “I think we both know that is a lie. Unless you close your eyes and imagine that his fingers are mine, I think the only thing my brother will leave you is wanting.”

“The queen is watching me,” I whispered, and Evren simply lifted his stained fingers and ran one over the other before my room was clouded in darkness. Every lamp and the glow of the fire had completely disappeared, and I grasped the post of my bed as I tried to see in front of me.

“What did you do?” My voice trembled with fear and anticipation. 

“The queen can only see what I allow her, princess. I may be the bastard prince, but I still have power.”

Blurb:

Destiny or desire?

Where does your allegiance lie?

I am told my union to the crowned prince will determine the fate of the kingdom, but it isn’t my betrothed who haunts my dreams. It’s the half-breed prince who stands at his side.

He is darkness and sin, and when he whispers promises of wickedness in my ear, I crave a man who I can’t have.

Every thought I have is treasonous. The way my hands ache to touch him deceitful.

Even my dreams make me a traitor to the kingdom I am sworn to protect.

But when the kingdom is attacked, I am forced to make choices I’m not prepared for. Our lies and deception are entangled in the shadows and stars, and as they unravel so shall my fate. Betray a kingdom or betray my heart.

A Kingdom of Stars and Shadows is book one in the Stars and Shadows Series and will end in a cliffhanger.

About the Author:

USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance, Holly Renee brings readers a pinch of angst, an indulgence of heat, and the perfect amount of heart in every book.

Born and raised in East Tennessee, she is a married mom of two wild children. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading, pretending to be a dragon for the hundredth time that day, being disgustingly in love with her husband, or chilling in the middle of the lake with her sunglasses and a float.

Holly is a lover of all things romance, Mexican food, Harry Potter, and yoga pants.

Connect w/Holly:

Website: https://www.authorhollyrenee.com

NL Signup: https://bit.ly/3jm5a83

Facebook: https://bit.ly/3Cfk6xt

FB Readers group: https://bit.ly/37kgiNb

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2VxNPkE

Instagram: https://bit.ly/2Vn6kIh

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTRNM8A59/

Blog Tour - 2022, New Adult, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

Blog Tour – Broken Ties by L.A. Cotton

BROKEN TIES (Rixon High #4) by L.A. Cotton
Release Date: May 19th
Genre/Tropes: Sports Romance/Childhood Friends to Lovers/Best Friend’s Brother
Book 4 of the Rixon High series (standalone)

AVAILABLE NOW!!!
Amazon US: amzn.to/3EQpNnj
Amazon UK: amzn.to/39c3SLv
Apple: apple.co/3rWfzMX
Kobo: http://bit.ly/3MBebr7
Nook: bit.ly/3MvVHYR

Add to Goodreads:
https://bit.ly/BTrixonhigh4

Blurb:
From 𝘜𝘚𝘈 𝘛𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺 and 𝘞𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘚𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘑𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭 bestselling author L A Cotton, comes a slow burn, friends-to-lovers romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?

Poppy Ford has been in love with her best friend forever.
But she’s firmly in the friend zone and fears she may never get out.
Aaron Bennet has been dreaming of a football scholarship forever.
But he’s not the Rixon Raiders star player, and he never will be.

While Aaron is focused on proving himself, Poppy is hoping he’ll finally wake up and see what’s right in front of him.

He doesn’t want to lose his best friend.
She doesn’t want to lose senior year to a boy who doesn’t want her.
But fate has other ideas for them.

And when hearts get broken and dreams get shattered, will their friendship be strong enough to survive?
Or will the ties that bind them finally unravel?

Read Kay’s Review: Broken Ties

About the Author:
Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.
Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

Connect w/L.A. Cotton:
Website: https://www.lacotton.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorlacotton
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LACottonReadersGroup
Twitter: https://twitter.com/authorlacotton
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2022 New Release/Release Day, New Adult, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – Broken Ties by L.A. Cotton

BROKEN TIES (Rixon High #4) by L.A. Cotton
Release Date: May 19th
Genre/Tropes: Sports Romance/Childhood Friends to Lovers/Best Friend’s Brother
Book 4 of the Rixon High series (standalone)

AVAILABLE NOW!!!
Amazon US: amzn.to/3EQpNnj
Amazon UK: amzn.to/39c3SLv
Apple: apple.co/3rWfzMX
Kobo: http://bit.ly/3MBebr7
Nook: bit.ly/3MvVHYR

Add to Goodreads:
https://bit.ly/BTrixonhigh4

Blurb:
From 𝘜𝘚𝘈 𝘛𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺 and 𝘞𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘚𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘑𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭 bestselling author L A Cotton, comes a slow burn, friends-to-lovers romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?

Poppy Ford has been in love with her best friend forever.
But she’s firmly in the friend zone and fears she may never get out.
Aaron Bennet has been dreaming of a football scholarship forever.
But he’s not the Rixon Raiders star player, and he never will be.

While Aaron is focused on proving himself, Poppy is hoping he’ll finally wake up and see what’s right in front of him.

He doesn’t want to lose his best friend.
She doesn’t want to lose senior year to a boy who doesn’t want her.
But fate has other ideas for them.

And when hearts get broken and dreams get shattered, will their friendship be strong enough to survive?
Or will the ties that bind them finally unravel?

Read Kay’s Review: Broken Ties

About the Author:
Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.
Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

Connect w/L.A. Cotton:
Website: https://www.lacotton.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorlacotton
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LACottonReadersGroup
Twitter: https://twitter.com/authorlacotton
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorlacotton
B+M: https://bookandmainbites.com/authorlacotton
Goodreads: http://geni.us/T95Lbk
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TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorlacotton
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2022 Excerpt/Teaser, Year of Releases - 2022

Excerpt Reveal – BROKEN TIES by L.A. Cotton

BROKEN TIES (Rixon High, #4) by L.A. Cotton

Release Date: May 19th

Genre/Tropes: Sports Romance/Childhood Friends to Lovers/Best Friend’s Brother

Book 4 of the Rixon High series (standalone)

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/BTrixonhigh4

PREORDER IS AVAILABLE!!!

Amazon US: amzn.to/3EQpNnj

Amazon UK: amzn.to/39c3SLv

Apple: apple.co/3rWfzMX

Kobo:  http://bit.ly/3MBebr7

Nook: bit.ly/3MvVHYR

Excerpt:

I was in a special kind of hell. The stage lights glared down on me, making beads of sweat form along the back of my neck as Principal Kiln droned on about school spirit and unity and the heart of Rixon High—the football team.

The room erupted with cheers and catcalls and Zara lapped it all up as she stood beside me, preening in her crown as if it was the real damn thing.

“Aaron.” She grabbed my hand and hissed, “Can you at least look happy to be here.”

I flashed her a sarcastic grin, so over her bullshit. But I would never forgive myself if she went after Poppy because of me.

She tsked, rolling her eyes at me as she waved at her friends standing up front.

Jesus. Cole and Ezra were right. I never should have agreed to this.

My gaze began to wander, searching for Poppy. After we’d come back inside the gym, we’d gone our separate ways. But I hadn’t been able to stop myself from stealing glances at her all night. Even as she talked and laughed with Eli. Especially as she smiled at him and all the interesting things he no doubt had to tell her. Sofia looked more than happy chatting to his two friends.

I wanted to go over there and hang out with them. Not Zara or half the cheer team or even the guys from the football team.

I wanted my sister and my friend.

My Poppy Star.

But I was Homecoming King, and everyone wanted a piece of me.

Even if the crown was fake and the King was a failure.

Blurb:

From 𝘜𝘚𝘈 𝘛𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺 and 𝘞𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘚𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘑𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭 bestselling author L A Cotton, comes a slow burn, friends-to-lovers romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?

Poppy Ford has been in love with her best friend forever.

But she’s firmly in the friend zone and fears she may never get out.  

Aaron Bennet has been dreaming of a football scholarship forever.

But he’s not the Rixon Raiders star player, and he never will be.

While Aaron is focused on proving himself, Poppy is hoping he’ll finally wake up and see what’s right in front of him.

He doesn’t want to lose his best friend.

She doesn’t want to lose senior year to a boy who doesn’t want her.

But fate has other ideas for them.

And when hearts get broken and dreams get shattered, will their friendship be strong enough to survive?

Or will the ties that bind them finally unravel?

About the Author:

Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

Connect w/L.A. Cotton:

Website: https://www.lacotton.com

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

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LACottonReadersGroup

Twitter: https://twitter.com/authorlacotton

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorlacotton

B+M: https://bookandmainbites.com/authorlacotton

Goodreads: http://geni.us/T95Lbk

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Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/l-a-cotton

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorlacotton

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Blog Tour – In Between by Andi Jaxon

IN BETWEEN by Andi Jaxon

Release Date: May 5th

Genre/Tropes: MMF/ Interracial/Small Town Romance/High School/Darkish

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/3Gi9MGO

AVAILABLE NOW! FREE IN KU!!!

Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3EQ1N2d

Amazon Universal: mybook.to/inbetweenandijaxon

Start the series with Bully King:

smarturl.it/BullyKingAndiJaxon

Blurb:
I’m the preacher’s daughter.
Dylan is the punk son of the bigoted sheriff.
Julian the new kid in town everyone talks about in whispers and avoids like the plague.
Dylan and Julian shouldn’t want each other.
It’s dangerous.
This town won’t accept them and yet I run towards the fire because love deserves a chance.
It’s not just them that’s in danger this time.
They both want me too.
I crave them and all they can offer me.
But I can’t have them.
It’s wrong. Perverted. Immoral. And I’m a good church girl.
At least, that’s what everyone thinks…
Can we hide who we are from a town who’s against us or will we be burned by their hatred?
*This is Mary’s story and can be read as a stand alone but will be best enjoyed after reading Bully King. This is an interracial MMF story and will have triggering language and situations due to racism and homophobia. Please proceed with caution.

Read Kay’s Review: In Between

About the Author:
Sarcastic and snarky, I love to laugh and read dark fucked up shit. I write about tortured pasts and hot sex, a happily ever after that has to be worked for. My stories tend to be a little dark but with some comic relief, typically in the form of sarcasm.
I like to dabble in a little of everything when it comes to stories. Romantic suspense, MM, a bit of erotica, with plans for Greek retellings, maybe some fairytale retellings, and some shifters. I write broken people who fight for their happily ever after, in all the many forms it takes.
I married a sexy man in uniform who let me spawn and am now raising a mutinous army of hell raisers that I created myself, all while he defends our country. I drink too much coffee and am sexually frustrated for your freedom. If you see me online, I’m probably sitting in a closet, hiding from my kids.
I have a ridiculous addiction to Archer, Sherlock, Supernatural, and The Big Bang Theory. I live my life spewing TV quotes and sarcasm. I’m a self confessed ass, not easily offended, and I love to laugh, almost as much as I love sleep. My laundry is rarely folded or put away and I have probably only showered once this week.
I hate schedules and planning, I have calendars, planners, and my phone yet can’t remember anything. Somehow, I’ve managed to keep 3 kids alive but I really need to become an adultier adult.

Connect w/Andi:
Website: https://www.andijaxon.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andijaxonauthor
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/andiandajsjunkies
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2022 New Release/Release Day, LGBTQA+, New Adult, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – IN BETWEEN by Andi Jaxon

IN BETWEEN by Andi Jaxon

Release Date: May 5th

Genre/Tropes: MMF/ Interracial/Small Town Romance/High School/Darkish

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/3Gi9MGO

AVAILABLE NOW! FREE IN KU!!!

Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3EQ1N2d

Amazon Universal: mybook.to/inbetweenandijaxon

Start the series with Bully King:

smarturl.it/BullyKingAndiJaxon

Blurb:
I’m the preacher’s daughter.
Dylan is the punk son of the bigoted sheriff.
Julian the new kid in town everyone talks about in whispers and avoids like the plague.
Dylan and Julian shouldn’t want each other.
It’s dangerous.
This town won’t accept them and yet I run towards the fire because love deserves a chance.
It’s not just them that’s in danger this time.
They both want me too.
I crave them and all they can offer me.
But I can’t have them.
It’s wrong. Perverted. Immoral. And I’m a good church girl.
At least, that’s what everyone thinks…
Can we hide who we are from a town who’s against us or will we be burned by their hatred?
*This is Mary’s story and can be read as a stand alone but will be best enjoyed after reading Bully King. This is an interracial MMF story and will have triggering language and situations due to racism and homophobia. Please proceed with caution.

Read Kay’s Review: In Between

About the Author:
Sarcastic and snarky, I love to laugh and read dark fucked up shit. I write about tortured pasts and hot sex, a happily ever after that has to be worked for. My stories tend to be a little dark but with some comic relief, typically in the form of sarcasm.
I like to dabble in a little of everything when it comes to stories. Romantic suspense, MM, a bit of erotica, with plans for Greek retellings, maybe some fairytale retellings, and some shifters. I write broken people who fight for their happily ever after, in all the many forms it takes.
I married a sexy man in uniform who let me spawn and am now raising a mutinous army of hell raisers that I created myself, all while he defends our country. I drink too much coffee and am sexually frustrated for your freedom. If you see me online, I’m probably sitting in a closet, hiding from my kids.
I have a ridiculous addiction to Archer, Sherlock, Supernatural, and The Big Bang Theory. I live my life spewing TV quotes and sarcasm. I’m a self confessed ass, not easily offended, and I love to laugh, almost as much as I love sleep. My laundry is rarely folded or put away and I have probably only showered once this week.
I hate schedules and planning, I have calendars, planners, and my phone yet can’t remember anything. Somehow, I’ve managed to keep 3 kids alive but I really need to become an adultier adult.

Connect w/Andi:
Website: https://www.andijaxon.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andijaxonauthor
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/andiandajsjunkies
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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – BROKEN TIES by L.A. Cotton

 

BROKEN TIES (Rixon High, #4) by L.A. Cotton

Release Date: May 19th

Photographer for Paperback Cover: CJC Photography

Genre/Tropes: Sports Romance/Childhood Friends to Lovers/Best Friend’s Brother

Book 4 of the Rixon High series (standalone)

 

Add to Goodreads:

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PREORDER IS AVAILABLE!!!

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Blurb:

From 𝘜𝘚𝘈 𝘛𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺 and 𝘞𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘚𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘵 𝘑𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘭 bestselling author L A Cotton, comes a slow burn, friends-to-lovers romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?

Poppy Ford has been in love with her best friend forever.

But she’s firmly in the friend zone and fears she may never get out.  

 

Aaron Bennet has been dreaming of a football scholarship forever.

But he’s not the Rixon Raiders star player, and he never will be.

While Aaron is focused on proving himself, Poppy is hoping he’ll finally wake up and see what’s right in front of him.

He doesn’t want to lose his best friend.

She doesn’t want to lose senior year to a boy who doesn’t want her.

But fate has other ideas for them.

And when hearts get broken and dreams get shattered, will their friendship be strong enough to survive?

 

Or will the ties that bind them finally unravel?

 

About the Author:

Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

 

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

Connect w/L.A. Cotton:

Website: https://www.lacotton.com

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

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LACottonReadersGroup

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2022 Excerpt/Teaser, Year of Releases - 2022

Excerpt Reveal – IN BETWEEN by Andi Jaxon

 

IN BETWEEN by Andi Jaxon

Release Date: May 5th

Genre/Tropes: MMF/ Interracial/Small Town Romance/High School/Darkish

 

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/3Gi9MGO

 

PRE-ORDER IS AVAILABLE!

Amazon US: https://amzn.to/3EQ1N2d

Amazon Universal: mybook.to/inbetweenandijaxon

 

Start the series with Bully King:

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Excerpt:

MARY

I’m messing around on my phone while the boys go in. I’ve never seen the appeal of haunted houses. You want to be scared? Why is that fun? I don’t know. Maybe I’m just a killjoy.

“Pretty Girl?” a familiar voice has me lifting my head to see the newest kid to join our school, Charlie, standing closer than I expected.

“Oh, sorry, I thought you were talking to me,” I say the words faster than normal. What the hell is wrong with me? I guess I’m a little on edge being out here alone.

“I did, Pretty Girl. I said, hi.” He sits down next to me with his back against the wall. Close enough to have a conversation without yelling but not invading my personal space. Does he actually have some respect for girls? That would be a nice change.

“Mary,” I tell him my name since I can’t remember if I told him last night after the game.

“Pretty Girl works just fine for me.” His smile is flirty, but I don’t think he means any harm. He has one of those faces that doesn’t set off warning bells in my head. He’s friendly and nice. “Whatcha doin’ out here alone?” He looks around like he’s looking for something.

“The boys are inside, but it’s not really my thing.” Shit. Should I have said that? Now he knows I’m alone.

I’m looking around too, seeing if there are people around or a quick exit that I can get to. I hate that this kind of anxiety is my default, but Jared is making me paranoid when I’m alone. Even being out of town, I’m still jumpy, and I hate it.

“Boys?” He cocks his head.

“Julian and Dylan.”

He nods, the big friendly smile back on his face. “The ‘don’t fuck with my girl’ guy and the cornerback.”

I have to admit, I was holding my breath, getting ready to be very angry on Julian’s behalf, but I let out the air when he says something normal. It’s nice to have a normal conversation with someone.

Now I’m smiling back at him. I think I can be friends with this one. “Yeah. Them.” I look around to see if anyone is waiting on him but don’t see anything. “You come with someone?”

“No, I saw the sign and decided to check it out.” He shrugs. “I don’t have many people to hang out with. I figured the guys on the team wouldn’t mind me joining them, but I’m not sure I want to be friends with most of them.”

“Where are you from, by the way?” I haven’t talked to him much, so this is the most I’ve heard him speak. His accent is different than most of the ones I hear around here.

“’Bama.” He shoves his fist in the air and shouts, “Roll tide!”

“What the fuck?” Dylan’s pissed-off voice has me turning to watch him stalk toward us. Uh-oh. He does not look happy. “First of all, cats, cats, cats.

“That was fast,” I comment. Julian looks amused as he follows Dylan. What the hell happened in there? Why is Dylan angry? Charlie is just talking to me.

“Second, what the fuck are you doing?” Dylan pulls me off the ground and shoves me behind him, squaring off with Charlie for zero reason. What the actual crap? He’s being way more aggressive than he needs to be.

“Someone’s jealous,” Julian murmurs.

Oh.

Oops.

“Just keeping Pretty Girl company while she was waitin’ for ya.” Charlie’s easygoing vibe doesn’t change at all, despite Dylan wanting to kill him. He’s either familiar with what is happening or clueless. I’m not sure which.

“She doesn’t need you looking out for her. Fuck off,” Dylan snaps, fury radiating from him in waves.

“Hey.” I place my hand carefully on his ribs and slide around to his chest. He’s breathing harder, his lungs preparing his body to move quickly and attack if needed. “He’s not a threat.”

A light bulb goes off in Charlie’s head. “I’m just a good ole country boy looking out for the lady. That’s how I was raised. Take care of the women.” He raises his hands, palms out, to show Dylan he doesn’t mean any harm.

“Well, the good ole country boys around here keep trying to rape my girl and like to hang black guys from trees. Excuse the fuck out of me for not trusting the newest country bumpkin.”

The switch from laid back to angry is so fast it actually scares me a bit. Charlie is hot, his fists clenching at his sides, and he bounces on the balls of his cowboy boots. “That shit ain’t happenin’ on my watch.”

“How about gays? You got a problem with them?” I ask over Dylan’s shoulder.

“Nope.” The answer is quick with no hesitation.

I smile at him. “I think I have a new best friend.”

“The fuck you do,” Julian and Dylan say at the same time, making me smile wider.

Charlie relaxes a little, he and Dylan still eyeing each other. I step away from Dylan and reach my hand out to shake Charlie’s. “Welcome to the island of misfit toys.”

He smiles at me and shakes my hand. While his big mitt is around my tiny hand, he winks at me. Julian laughs, and Dylan barks, “Watch it.” Before I’ve pulled my hand back, Dylan wraps an arm around my waist and pulls me into him.

“Hands off, bumpkin.” Uh-oh. Charlie has a nickname.

“Aw, you like him,” I tease Dylan. Julian snickers and moves to stand next to us.

“No, I don’t. Shut up,” he grumbles.

Julian slaps Charlie’s shoulder. “Come on, man, you can hang with us.” They walk toward the other building with games and food inside.

Dylan stiffens behind me, mumbling under his breath, “You watch it too.”

 

 

Blurb:

I’m the preacher’s daughter.

Dylan is the punk son of the bigoted sheriff.

Julian the new kid in town everyone talks about in whispers and avoids like the plague.

Dylan and Julian shouldn’t want each other.

It’s dangerous.

This town won’t accept them and yet I run towards the fire because love deserves a chance.

It’s not just them that’s in danger this time.

They both want me too.

I crave them and all they can offer me.

But I can’t have them.

It’s wrong. Perverted. Immoral. And I’m a good church girl.

At least, that’s what everyone thinks…

 

Can we hide who we are from a town who’s against us or will we be burned by their hatred?

 

*This is Mary’s story and can be read as a stand alone but will be best enjoyed after reading Bully King. This is an interracial MMF story and will have triggering language and situations due to racism and homophobia. Please proceed with caution.

 

 

About the Author:

Sarcastic and snarky, I love to laugh and read dark fucked up shit. I write about tortured pasts and hot sex, a happily ever after that has to be worked for. My stories tend to be a little dark but with some comic relief, typically in the form of sarcasm.

I like to dabble in a little of everything when it comes to stories. Romantic suspense, MM, a bit of erotica, with plans for Greek retellings, maybe some fairytale retellings, and some shifters. I write broken people who fight for their happily ever after, in all the many forms it takes.

I married a sexy man in uniform who let me spawn and am now raising a mutinous army of hell raisers that I created myself, all while he defends our country. I drink too much coffee and am sexually frustrated for your freedom. If you see me online, I’m probably sitting in a closet, hiding from my kids.

I have a ridiculous addiction to Archer, Sherlock, Supernatural, and The Big Bang Theory. I live my life spewing TV quotes and sarcasm. I’m a self confessed ass, not easily offended, and I love to laugh, almost as much as I love sleep. My laundry is rarely folded or put away and I have probably only showered once this week.

I hate schedules and planning, I have calendars, planners, and my phone yet can’t remember anything. Somehow, I’ve managed to keep 3 kids alive but I really need to become an adultier adult.

 

Connect w/Andi:

Website: https://www.andijaxon.com

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

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/andiandajsjunkies

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andijaxon

Twitter: https://twitter.com/authorandijaxon

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17435346.Andi_Jaxon

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2022 New Release/Release Day, Year of Releases - 2022

New Release – BABY GOT PACK by Xavier Neal

 

BABY GOT PACK by Xavier Neal

Release Date: April 28th

Cover Designer: Dana L, Designs by Dana

Genre/Tropes: Small Town Romance/Romantic Comedy/Opposites-Attract

Standalone

 

 

AVAILABLE NOW!!!

https://amzn.to/3uiCTF6

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/BabyGotPackTBR

 

 

Blurb:

Torrance

 

I like backpacks, and I cannot lie…

Now, people?

I can deny.

But whenever the consultant walks in with a smile on his face, encouraging me to find my place, I damn near lose a lung.

Ugh.

Asthma.

I swear, if I was an average lady, or if Mother Nature didn’t hate me…then I might fit in, in the role I’m in, and the consultant would want more with me.

 

Fynn

 

One of my best mates tried to warn me…

That falling in love might be on my journey.

But with the business I’m in and the way I live, falling for a client just isn’t my way.

Except I find myself wanting to hold her.

Make her bolder.

Let her lean on my shoulder.

See, she’s not the average lady, plus her beautiful soul just drives me crazy.

This should’ve been a fling, yet now I’m looking at rings.

Because I’m ready to make this a forever thing.

 

Baby Got Pack is a standalone, opposites-attract, laugh-out-loud rom com from the same author who brought Hike, Hike, Baby and The Hockey Gods Series.

 

 

 

About the Author:

Xavier Neal is a best-selling romance author who enjoys hopping from sub genre to sub genre like a game of Hopscotch she can’t resist.

In between writing, she loves to read (everything from romance to self improvement books), watch movies (old and new), eat too much Tex-Mex (her Chuy’s t-shirt collection is out of control), and watch AHL hockey games LIVE (preferably against the glass whenever possible).

She currently resides happily in Texas with her bearded husband “Lumberjack” and their two fur babies.

 

Connect w/Xavier:

Website: https://www.xavierneal.com

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

Twitter: http://twitter.com/xavierneal87

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorxavierneal

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4990135.Xavier_Neal

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KAOA4z

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Blog Tour - 2022, Dark Romance, New Adult, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

Blog Tour – These Dead Promises by L.A. Cotton

THESE DEAD PROMISES (Darling Hill Duet book 2)

by L.A. Cotton
Release Date: April 19th
Genre/Tropes: High School Romance/Childhood Friends/Enemies to Lovers/Football Romance

THE DARLING HILL DUET IS NOW COMPLETE!!!

AVAILABLE NOW!!!
http://books2read.com/thesedeadpromises

FREE PREQUEL!!!

These Dark Hearts: A Darling Hill Prequel is AVAILABLE NOW!
eBook: books2read.com/TheseDarkHearts
Audio: bit.ly/TheseDarkHeartsAudio

START THE DUET WITH #1, THESE DIRTY LIES!
books2read.com/thesedirtylies

Add to Goodreads:
https://bit.ly/deadpromisesGR

Blurb:
Phoenix Wilder is fighting.
For the girl he loves and the future he isn’t sure he deserves.
But he’ll do it for her.
His Birdie.
His anchor.
The only girl ever to see him for who he really is.
Harleigh Wren Maguire is trying.
For the boy she loves and the future she thought was stolen from her.
But she’ll do it for him.
Her protector.
Her heart.
The only guy to ever make her feel worth something.
But Harleigh and Nix will have to figure out what they want and what they’re willing to sacrifice before they can chase their dreams of a better life.
Because sometimes love isn’t enough.
And the promises they made could end up nothing more than bittersweet memories.

* 𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘪𝘯 𝘕𝘪𝘹 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘏𝘢𝘳𝘭𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘩’𝘴 𝘥𝘶𝘦𝘵. 𝘐𝘵 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘢𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘋𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘓𝘪𝘦𝘴. 𝘋𝘶𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘺 𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘥 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨, 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘪𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴 17+

Read Kay’s Review: These Dead Promises

About the Author:
Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

Connect w/L.A. Cotton:
Website: https://www.lacotton.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorlacotton
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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Baby Got Pack by Xavier Neal

 

BABY GOT PACK by Xavier Neal

Release Date: April 28th

Cover Designer: Dana L, Designs by Dana

Genre/Tropes: Small Town Romance/Romantic Comedy/Opposites-Attract

Standalone

 

Add to Goodreads:

https://bit.ly/BabyGotPackTBR

 

PREORDER IS AVAILABLE!!!

https://amzn.to/3uiCTF6

Blurb:

Torrance

 

I like backpacks, and I cannot lie…

Now, people?

I can deny.

But whenever the consultant walks in with a smile on his face, encouraging me to find my place, I damn near lose a lung.

Ugh.

Asthma.

I swear, if I was an average lady, or if Mother Nature didn’t hate me…then I might fit in, in the role I’m in, and the consultant would want more with me.

 

Fynn

 

One of my best mates tried to warn me…

That falling in love might be on my journey.

But with the business I’m in and the way I live, falling for a client just isn’t my way.

Except I find myself wanting to hold her.

Make her bolder.

Let her lean on my shoulder.

See, she’s not the average lady, plus her beautiful soul just drives me crazy.

This should’ve been a fling, yet now I’m looking at rings.

Because I’m ready to make this a forever thing.

 

Baby Got Pack is a standalone, opposites-attract, laugh-out-loud rom com from the same author who brought Hike, Hike, Baby and The Hockey Gods Series.

About the Author:

Xavier Neal is a best-selling romance author who enjoys hopping from sub genre to sub genre like a game of Hopscotch she can’t resist.

In between writing, she loves to read (everything from romance to self improvement books), watch movies (old and new), eat too much Tex-Mex (her Chuy’s t-shirt collection is out of control), and watch AHL hockey games LIVE (preferably against the glass whenever possible).

She currently resides happily in Texas with her bearded husband “Lumberjack” and their two fur babies.

 

Connect w/Xavier:

Website: https://www.xavierneal.com

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

Twitter: http://twitter.com/xavierneal87

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorxavierneal

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4990135.Xavier_Neal

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KAOA4z

Bookbub: http://bit.ly/2KA7tEW

NL Signup: https://www.xavierneal.com/newsletter

 

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

New Release – These Dead Promises by L.A. Cotton

THESE DEAD PROMISES (Darling Hill Duet book 2)

by L.A. Cotton
Release Date: April 19th
Genre/Tropes: High School Romance/Childhood Friends/Enemies to Lovers/Football Romance

THE DARLING HILL DUET IS NOW COMPLETE!!!

AVAILABLE NOW!!!
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Blurb:
Phoenix Wilder is fighting.
For the girl he loves and the future he isn’t sure he deserves.
But he’ll do it for her.
His Birdie.
His anchor.
The only girl ever to see him for who he really is.
Harleigh Wren Maguire is trying.
For the boy she loves and the future she thought was stolen from her.
But she’ll do it for him.
Her protector.
Her heart.
The only guy to ever make her feel worth something.
But Harleigh and Nix will have to figure out what they want and what they’re willing to sacrifice before they can chase their dreams of a better life.
Because sometimes love isn’t enough.
And the promises they made could end up nothing more than bittersweet memories.

* 𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘋𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘦𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘪𝘯 𝘕𝘪𝘹 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘏𝘢𝘳𝘭𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘩’𝘴 𝘥𝘶𝘦𝘵. 𝘐𝘵 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘣𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥 𝘢𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘛𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘋𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘓𝘪𝘦𝘴. 𝘋𝘶𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘴𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘺 𝘧𝘪𝘯𝘥 𝘥𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨, 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘬 𝘪𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘳𝘴 17+

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Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns.

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