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

Blog Tour – Screams in Symphony by Kelsey Clayton

Screams in Symphony, the jaw-dropping conclusion to The Malvagio Mafia Duet from USA Today bestselling author Kelsey Clayton, is available now!
​​From USA Today bestselling author Kelsey Clayton comes a dark mafia romance filled with pain, betrayal, devastation, revenge, and a mindblowing ending that will have you questioning everything.

There once was a girl,
tarnished and ruined by the actions of others.
Some are born plagued by darkness,
but she was doused in it by those she trusted.

Like Lucifer himself,
she fell from the heavens and landed amongst the flames.
Now she wears her crown black,
with diamonds coated in the blood of her enemies.

This isn’t the story of a girl who saved the villain.
This is the story of a girl who became something much worse,
and the man who loved her for it.

Download your  copy today! 

FREE in Kindle Unlimited

Amazon: https://amzn.to/32OdF7r

Amazon Worldwide: https://mybook.to/screamsymphony

Add to Goodreads→ https://bit.ly/3dw5TB3

Start the duet with Suffer in Silence! 

FREE in Kindle Unlimited

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

Amazon Worldwide: https://mybook.to/suffersilence

Add to Goodreads→  https://bit.ly/SISPart1

Excerpt

“I’ll see you later, S.”

I nod. “Yeah, sure.”

The second she’s out the door, Kage is already heading toward me. “What the fuck was that, S?”

It takes everything in my power to hold back my smile, amused with how possessive he is. “I don’t know. She’s determined to become my friend.”

“And you’re okay with that?”

I shrug half-heartedly. “She’s…tolerable. And besides, it’s not like I can go out and find new friends, being dead and all.”

He stares back at me before shaking his head. “No. Nope. I don’t like it.”

Giggling, I stand up and walk toward him, dipping my fingers into his pockets. “I can’t spend the rest of my life with just you and Beni.”

He cocks a single brow at me. “Who the fuck said Beni is invited?”

“Kage,” I laugh. “I need other friends.”

“Why?”

Arching up on my tippy-toes, I press a kiss over his heart. “Because they keep me from wanting to kill you in your sleep.”

His hands land on my arms, and he moves me away from him so he can look down at me. “How many times have you considered doing that exactly?”

“Four…”

“Oh,” he says, relieved.

“…teen.”

Sputtering on air, his jaw drops. “Fourteen?”

I tilt my head side to side. “Give or take a few.”

“Saxon!” he groans, his amusement slipping through.

“What?” I ask innocently. “You’re a little insufferable sometimes.”

The corners of his mouth raise as he stares down at me. “Mm-hm. Great. I’m sleeping in the panic room from now on.”

A laugh bubbles out of me as I press my lips to his. “That’s probably smart.”

Meet Kelsey
Kelsey Clayton is a USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary Romance novels. She lives in a small town in Delaware with her husband, two kids, and dog.
She is an avid reader of fall hard romance. She believes that books are the best escape you can find, and that if you feel a range of emotions while reading her stories – she succeeded. She loves writing and is only getting started on this life long journey.
Kelsey likes to keep things in her life simple. Her ideal night is one with sweatpants, a fluffy blanket, cheese fries, and wine. She holds her friends and family close to her heart and would do just about anything to make them happy.

Connect with Kelsey
Website: https://bit.ly/3DsOofS
Facebook: https://bit.ly/3EpVov3
Instagram: https://bit.ly/3lyBjLz
Twitter: https://bit.ly/3xTlhkk


New Releases, Cover Reveal - 2022

Cover Reveal – Beast of Bishop’s Landing by Amelia Wilde

Amelia Wilde has revealed the cover for Beast of Bishop’s Landing!

Releasing: February 8, 2022

“Wow! Just wow! It is the hands down the best dark Beauty and the Beast retelling I have ever read.” – It’s Gotta Be The Books

Leo Morelli is infamous for his temper. The Beast of Bishop’s Landing is cold and ruthless… and he’s determined to take revenge on the Constantine family.

Haley will do anything to protect her father.

Even negotiate her body in exchange for her family’s future.

★★★★★ “OMG, Leo is just everything!! He’s ruthless, intense, hot AF and damaged. I love these two and their chemistry!!! This book kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time and that ending?” Brigid, Goodreads

BEAST OF BISHOP’S LANDING contains all three books in the trilogy! Over 700 pages in this scorching hot modern-day fairy tale retelling.

Pre-order your copy today!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3r4s4Vx

Apple Books: https://apple.co/3IdZFmW

Nook: https://bit.ly/3FjPRWM

Kobo: https://bit.ly/3nc3i4R

Google Play: https://bit.ly/335nn5R

Add to Goodreads: Coming Soon!

Meet Amelia

Amelia Wilde is a USA TODAY bestselling author of dangerous contemporary romance and loves it a little too much. She lives in Michigan with her husband and daughters. She spends most of her time typing furiously on an iPad and appreciating the natural splendor of her home state from where she likes it best: inside.
 
Connect with Amelia

Website: https://awilderomance.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14671616.Amelia_Wilde
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Amelia-Wilde/e/B01C38CNJ2
Facebook: facebook.com/awilderomance
Instagram: https://instagram.com/awilderomance
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ameliawildeauthoress?
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/amelia-wilde
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 – Screams in Symphony by Kelsey Clayton

Screams in Symphony, the highly anticipated conclusion to The Malvagio Mafia Duet filled with all things dark and dangerous from USA Today bestselling author Kelsey Clayton, is available now!

​​From USA Today bestselling author Kelsey Clayton comes a dark mafia romance filled with pain, betrayal, devastation, revenge, and a mindblowing ending that will have you questioning everything.

There once was a girl,
tarnished and ruined by the actions of others.
Some are born plagued by darkness,
but she was doused in it by those she trusted.

Like Lucifer himself,
she fell from the heavens and landed amongst the flames.
Now she wears her crown black,
with diamonds coated in the blood of her enemies.

This isn’t the story of a girl who saved the villain.
This is the story of a girl who became something much worse,
and the man who loved her for it.


Download your copy today!
FREE in Kindle Unlimited
Amazon: https://amzn.to/32OdF7r
Amazon Worldwide: https://mybook.to/screamsymphony

Add to Goodreads→ https://bit.ly/3dw5TB3

Start the duet with Suffer in Silence!
FREE in Kindle Unlimited
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3EuhLPX
Amazon Worldwide: https://mybook.to/suffersilence

Add to Goodreads→ https://bit.ly/SISPart1

Read Kay’s Review: Screams in Symphony

Meet Kelsey
Kelsey Clayton is a USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary Romance novels. She lives in a small town in Delaware with her husband, two kids, and dog.
She is an avid reader of fall hard romance. She believes that books are the best escape you can find, and that if you feel a range of emotions while reading her stories – she succeeded. She loves writing and is only getting started on this life long journey.
Kelsey likes to keep things in her life simple. Her ideal night is one with sweatpants, a fluffy blanket, cheese fries, and wine. She holds her friends and family close to her heart and would do just about anything to make them happy.


Connect with Kelsey
Website: https://bit.ly/3DsOofS
Facebook: https://bit.ly/3EpVov3
Instagram: https://bit.ly/3lyBjLz
Twitter: https://bit.ly/3xTlhkk

Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy

Monica Murphy has revealed the cover for The Reluctant Bride!


Releasing: April 19, 2022

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

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

My husband.


Pre-order your copy today!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3F9rtHh
Apple Books: https://apple.co/2XEeyNH
Nook: https://bit.ly/3nOPnTs
Kobo: https://bit.ly/3kp1Fj7
Google Play: https://bit.ly/3EZPSA5

Add to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3zFrTnr

Meet Monica

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

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

Website: http://monicamurphyauthor.com
Goodreads:  http://bit.ly/MonicaMurphyGR
Amazon:  http://amzn.to/1YUl0Vm
Facebook: http://bit.ly/MonicaMurphyFB
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/monicamurphyreadergroup/
Instagram: http://bit.ly/MonicaMurphyIG
Twitter: http://bit.ly/MonicaMurphyTW
Bookbub: http://bit.ly/2ZAthV1
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/msmonicamurphy/
Verve Romance: https://ververomance.com/app/monicamurphy
Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@monicamurphyauthor


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

Blog Tour – Sweet Mercy by Amelia Wilde

Sweet Mercy by Amelia Wilde is now live!

Daphne Morelli is trapped in a gilded cage.

She fought to escape her family, only to be caught by a billionaire. Possessive. Commanding. And determined to keep her.

Emerson LeBlanc wants to own the little painter. She’s become more than his obsession. She’s part of his collection now.

Except she’s more perceptive than he’d like. Her artist’s eye sees the shadows in him. She paints his pain on stretched canvas.

He’s determined to own her. She’s determined to escape.

In the end only one of them can truly be free.

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

Amazon: https://bit.ly/3IJ12uU

Apple Books: https://apple.co/3khZxsR

Nook: https://bit.ly/3BSEUtj

Kobo: https://bit.ly/3qulG9N

Google Play: https://bit.ly/3JmpXon

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3ERLe6D

Meet Amelia
Amelia Wilde is a USA TODAY bestselling author of dangerous contemporary romance and loves it a little too much. She lives in Michigan with her husband and daughters. She spends most of her time typing furiously on an iPad and appreciating the natural splendor of her home state from where she likes it best: inside.
 
Connect with Amelia

Website: https://awilderomance.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14671616.Amelia_Wilde
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Amelia-Wilde/e/B01C38CNJ2
Facebook: facebook.com/awilderomance
Instagram: https://instagram.com/awilderomance
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ameliawildeauthoress?
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/amelia-wilde

Sweet Mercy is book two in a trilogy and needs to be read in order. Dark Reign is book one. Download today:

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

New Release – Sweet Mercy by Amelia Wilde

Sweet Mercy by Amelia Wilde is now live!

Daphne Morelli is trapped in a gilded cage.

She fought to escape her family, only to be caught by a billionaire. Possessive. Commanding. And determined to keep her.

Emerson LeBlanc wants to own the little painter. She’s become more than his obsession. She’s part of his collection now.

Except she’s more perceptive than he’d like. Her artist’s eye sees the shadows in him. She paints his pain on stretched canvas.

He’s determined to own her. She’s determined to escape.

In the end only one of them can truly be free.

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

Amazon: https://bit.ly/3IJ12uU

Apple Books: https://apple.co/3khZxsR

Nook: https://bit.ly/3BSEUtj

Kobo: https://bit.ly/3qulG9N

Google Play: https://bit.ly/3JmpXon

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3ERLe6D

Meet Amelia
Amelia Wilde is a USA TODAY bestselling author of dangerous contemporary romance and loves it a little too much. She lives in Michigan with her husband and daughters. She spends most of her time typing furiously on an iPad and appreciating the natural splendor of her home state from where she likes it best: inside.
 
Connect with Amelia

Website: https://awilderomance.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14671616.Amelia_Wilde
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Amelia-Wilde/e/B01C38CNJ2
Facebook: facebook.com/awilderomance
Instagram: https://instagram.com/awilderomance
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@ameliawildeauthoress?
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/amelia-wilde

Sweet Mercy is book two in a trilogy and needs to be read in order. Dark Reign is book one. Download today:

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

Review – Screams in Symphony by Kelsey Clayton

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Screams in Symphony; Malvagio Mafia Duet #2 
(#2 within a duet)

Publication Date: January 21, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Book Duet/Antihero/Mafia/Dark Romance

Author: Kelsey Clayton

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

A dark and thrilling climax! Clayton pulled out all the stops in this antihero romance.

Saxon barely makes it out alive after her being gunned down and almost burned alive. That kind of life altering experience would affect anyone, but for Saxon she became a phoenix rising from the flames.

Kage wasn’t sure how to react to his react to the new changes at first. Always told to keep her away from the dark side of his life. But, as Kage fights with his own losses, he changes too. It doesn’t take long to realize that keeping his new bird in a cage isn’t what Saxon needs and she only makes him stronger when she stands by his side.

Together this couple is unstoppable, but prepare for an emotional ride and dark times as they clear the path to get there. This book is a wild ride and unlike anything Clayton has written before.

Synopsis:

There once was a girl,
tarnished and ruined by the actions of others.
Some are born plagued by darkness,
but she was doused in it by those she trusted.

Like Lucifer himself,
she fell from the heavens and landed amongst the flames.
Now she wears her crown black,
with diamonds coated in the blood of her enemies.

This isn’t the story of a girl who saved the villain.
This is the story of a girl who became something much worse,
and the man who loved her for it.

This is part of a duet and books must be read in order for the most enjoyment:

Suffer in Silence: A Dark Mafia Romance (Malvagio Mafia Duet Book 1) Screams in Symphony: A Dark Mafia Romance (Malvagio Mafia Duet Book 2)

Find more of my reviews on Amazon under Kayreader
on Goodreads under Kay Daniels Romance

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or you can follow me on Facebook at Kay Daniels Romance

Review
Book Reviews, Dark Romance, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – Sweet Mercy by Amelia Wilde

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Sweet Mercy; The Collector series #2 
(#2 within a series)

Publication Date: January 18, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Age-Gap/Dark Romance

Author: Amelia Wilde

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

A brilliant second book in The Collector series and not to be missed!

Once I began this book, I could not set it down. I was taken on a journey where I could not guess the outcomes; one with dark twists, super steamy moments, and an emotional cliffhanger.

I’m left with reeling thoughts on what is going to happen to this couple, but let’s go back to the beginning….Emerson and Daphne begin Sweet Mercy at a critical point where Emerson has just claimed that Daphne is his new acquisition. He’s an art collector and this statement is a bit disconcerting to someone who has just given herself to a man she was falling for.

Their battle of wills over the thought of being kept and his prisoner is twisty and dark, but there is so much more to this story than meets the eye. I love that Amelia has so many layers to uncover, or like a painting to view more to see everytime you look at it.

The book begins in a dark place, but moves to insanely hot mixed with intensely emotional moments. Amelia Wilde pulled out all the right emotions that made my bleeding heart cry and go right back to to pick up the thorny dark times all over again.

The secondary characters are excellent and I hope there will be more of them going forward. Emerson’s brothers, Sin and Will, are protective of him and with good reason. I’d love to see them with their own story, or to at least have more of them going forward. Leo Morelli is ever the protective brother, and I love seeing him pop up in each of his siblings stories. The Beast of Bishop’s Landing may have fallen in love, but he’s still a man to be feared.

I’m anxious to see how the story unfolds going forward, but also excited for Emerson and Daphne to get to their HEA.

Synopsis:

Daphne Morelli is trapped in a gilded cage.

She fought to escape her family, only to be caught by a billionaire. Possessive. Commanding. And determined to keep her.

Emerson LeBlanc wants to own the little painter. She’s become more than his obsession. She’s part of his collection now.

Except she’s more perceptive than he’d like. Her artist’s eye sees the shadows in him. She paints his pain on stretched canvas.

He’s determined to own her. She’s determined to escape.

In the end only one of them can truly be free.

The Collector Series must be read in order:
Dark Reign by Amelia Wilde Sweet Mercy by Amelia Wilde Last Resort by Amelia Wilde

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or you can follow me on Facebook at Kay Daniels Romance

Blog Tour - 2022, Dark Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

Blog Tour – Beautiful Nightmare by Giana Darling

Beautiful Nightmare by Giana Darling  is now live!

Releasing: December 14, 2021

Bianca has finally found her rightful place amid the powerful Constantines. But all is not what it seems in this glittering new world. And Tiernan Morelli refuses to give her up…

BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE is the final book in the Dark Dream duet by USA Today bestselling author Giana Darling.

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

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Apple Books: https://apple.co/3GWh3wy

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Kobo: https://bit.ly/3mSSXLg

Google Play: https://bit.ly/3D4PGhK

Add to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3kj7EFJ

Meet Giana

Giana Darling is a USA Today and Top 40 Amazon best selling Canadian romance writer who specializes in the taboo and angsty side of love and romance. She currently lives in beautiful British Columbia where she spends time riding on the back of her man’s bike, baking pies, and reading snuggled up with her cat, Persephone, and Golden Retriever puppy, Romeo. She’s a lifetime athlete, playing and coaching basketball, soccer, field hockey, and softball, so she comes by her competitive spirit naturally. A born reader and self-proclaimed geek, she is enamored with mythology, history and all kinds of literature. Before becoming a romance novelist, she was a food journalist, a food blogger, a coach, a French tutor and the owner of a pie company. For the last few years she has been living all over Europe, mostly in her second home France, but she’s finally settled with the Love of Her Life in her hometown on an island off of Vancouver. 
 
Connect with Giana

Website: https://gianadarling.com/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14901102.Giana_Darling
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B01BR0QFI2
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Blog Tour - 2022, Dark Romance, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, New Adult, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

Blog Tour – DEVIANT KNIGHT By Tracy Lorraine 

🔥🔥 𝗛𝗢𝗧 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 🔥🔥

DEVIANT KNIGHT by Tracy Lorraine is LIVE!

#𝟭-𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!

mybook.to/DeviantKnight

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you more in her dark mafia, high school bully romance series.

Blurb:

Whoever said to keep your friends close and your enemies closer… was right.

Being around her is the worst kind of torture.

Emmie is an obligation I can’t avoid… an oath I can’t break.

And having her in my life is the last thing I want or need. But thanks to my father, I have no choice.

This Family—this life, is my future, and I’m sure as hell not going to let some spitfire from the wrong side of town get under my skin and in my way.

When the time comes, I will take what I need and walk away. I’ll finally be free from her shadow and she will know the truth, even if it leaves her broken.

The only problem… she might not be the only one left in pieces.

Dear Reader,

Deviant Knight is the fourth book in my angst-filled new adult mafia Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It’s the first book in Emmie and Theo’s trilogy. It’s a dark bully romance with themes that might make you squirm in all the right ways!

Add to Goodreads:  

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/59787293

Read Kay’s Review: Deviant Knight

Wicked.

Ruthless. 

Vicious.

Welcome to the underworld of Knight’s Ridge. An empire steeped in history, wealth, secrets, and lies. Where nothing is quite as it seems, and the shadows lingering around every corner are ready to drag you into the darkness.

If you want a white Knight to save you, you’re in the wrong place…

START the series with a FREE prequel, Wicked Summer Knight!!!

Ebook: https://books2read.com/WSK

Audio: https://bit.ly/WSK-AUDIO

Wicked Summer Knight is a prequel to the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It was previously released in the Hot Summer School Nights anthology

About the Author:

Tracy Lorraine is a new adult and contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up and hasn’t looked back since.

Connect w/Tracy:

Website: https://tracylorraine.com

Facebook: https://facebook.com/tracylorraineauthor

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New Releases

Cover Reveal – SOFT LIKE THUNDER by Julia Wolf

🖤🖤 ℍ𝕆𝕋 ℂ𝕆𝕍𝔼ℝ ℝ𝔼𝕍𝔼𝔸𝕃 🖤🖤

𝗦𝗼𝗳𝘁 𝗟𝗶𝗸𝗲 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿, (𝗦𝗮𝘃𝗮𝗴𝗲 𝗨 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝟭) 𝗯𝘆 𝗝𝘂𝗹𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗼𝗹𝗳 𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟯𝗿𝗱! 𝗗𝗼𝗻’𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗴𝗲 𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲!

#𝗣𝗿𝗲-𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!

BLURB

Helen. What a sweet name for a girl who is anything but.

The first time I laid eyes on Theo Whitlock, I chased him and his frat boy friends with a bat.

 

I’m no white knight.

I’m broke. He’s rich. I destroyed his car. He chooses not to rat me out.

I was never supposed to go to college, but especially not one like Savage U, where only the wealthiest need apply. One might call this a lucky break, only I don’t feel so lucky with a drug dealer breathing down my neck, and a gangster threatening to burn my house down.

You have a face that could launch a thousand ships.

Theo and I don’t make sense, but being with him feels good, and I need more than my books and classes to distract me from the chaos and violence in my life.

I know you’re my good girl. Aren’t you, Helen? Tell me.

We’re casual. No complications. We have to be. I’m keeping secrets, and I have a feeling behind Theo Whitlock’s twinkly blue eyes is a whole world of darkness.

Do you think about me?

Too much…

Did I hurt you?

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Julia Wolf is a lover of all things romance. From steamy, to sweet, to funny, to so dirty you’ll be blushing for days, she loves it all.

Formerly a hair stylist, she spent years collecting stories her clients couldn’t wait to spill. And now that she’s writing full time, she’s putting those stories to use, although all identifying characteristics have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent!

Julia lives in Maryland with her three crazy, beautiful kids and her patient husband who she’s slowly converting to a romance reader, one book at a time.

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New Release – Beautiful Nightmare by Giana Darling

Beautiful Nightmare by Giana Darling  is now live!

Releasing: December 14, 2021

Bianca has finally found her rightful place amid the powerful Constantines. But all is not what it seems in this glittering new world. And Tiernan Morelli refuses to give her up…

BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE is the final book in the Dark Dream duet by USA Today bestselling author Giana Darling.

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Meet Giana

Giana Darling is a USA Today and Top 40 Amazon best selling Canadian romance writer who specializes in the taboo and angsty side of love and romance. She currently lives in beautiful British Columbia where she spends time riding on the back of her man’s bike, baking pies, and reading snuggled up with her cat, Persephone, and Golden Retriever puppy, Romeo. She’s a lifetime athlete, playing and coaching basketball, soccer, field hockey, and softball, so she comes by her competitive spirit naturally. A born reader and self-proclaimed geek, she is enamored with mythology, history and all kinds of literature. Before becoming a romance novelist, she was a food journalist, a food blogger, a coach, a French tutor and the owner of a pie company. For the last few years she has been living all over Europe, mostly in her second home France, but she’s finally settled with the Love of Her Life in her hometown on an island off of Vancouver. 
 
Connect with Giana

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New Release – DEVIANT KNIGHT By Tracy Lorraine 

🔥🔥 𝗛𝗢𝗧 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 🔥🔥

DEVIANT KNIGHT by Tracy Lorraine is LIVE!

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USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you more in her dark mafia, high school bully romance series.

Blurb:

Whoever said to keep your friends close and your enemies closer… was right.

Being around her is the worst kind of torture.

Emmie is an obligation I can’t avoid… an oath I can’t break.

And having her in my life is the last thing I want or need. But thanks to my father, I have no choice.

This Family—this life, is my future, and I’m sure as hell not going to let some spitfire from the wrong side of town get under my skin and in my way.

When the time comes, I will take what I need and walk away. I’ll finally be free from her shadow and she will know the truth, even if it leaves her broken.

The only problem… she might not be the only one left in pieces.

Dear Reader,

Deviant Knight is the fourth book in my angst-filled new adult mafia Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It’s the first book in Emmie and Theo’s trilogy. It’s a dark bully romance with themes that might make you squirm in all the right ways!

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Wicked.

Ruthless. 

Vicious.

 

Welcome to the underworld of Knight’s Ridge. An empire steeped in history, wealth, secrets, and lies. Where nothing is quite as it seems, and the shadows lingering around every corner are ready to drag you into the darkness.

 

If you want a white Knight to save you, you’re in the wrong place…

 

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Wicked Summer Knight is a prequel to the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It was previously released in the Hot Summer School Nights anthology

About the Author:

Tracy Lorraine is a new adult and contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up and hasn’t looked back since.

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Book Reviews, Dark Romance, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Beautiful Nightmare by Giana Darling

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Beautiful Nightmare; Dark Dreams #2 
(#2 within a duet)

Publication Date: January 13, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Duet/Forbidden/Antihero/Dark Romance

Author: Giana Darling

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

This is the continuation of this dark duet…Tiernan and Bianca pick up right where they left off. Bianca is now staying at the Constantine Compound and Tiernan is standing up against his tyrannical father.

With book two there is more tension between these two powerhouse families and Tiernan and Bianca bring a lot more passion, along with all the feels.

Tiernan isn’t about to stand down in the face of either his long suffering Morelli family nor will he let the Constantine’s stand in his way of getting Bianca back into his life. He’s been on his own when it comes to familial support for as long as he can remember. So much so, that he’s made his own circle with The Gentlemen who are closer than those whom he shares blood with. However, will he turn down a helping hand when those blood brothers come knocking at his door, especially when he could use every gun and fist to get his precious Biana back by his side. How deep does pride run when it comes to love? I love revisiting the Morelli’s, they are dark, dangerous, and the very definition of an antihero.

All Bianca has ever wanted is to fit in and be loved. To really truly have someone fight for her. It becomes very clear once she’s inside the Constantine household that she doesn’t fit in to Caroline’s uppercrust image of what a Constantine is, but there might also be something more at play. While on the outside this is a place that Bianca’s always dreamed of belonging, she now only dreams of returning to Tiernan’s side. A beautiful nightmare is what she had while living under his roof and she misses her brother, Brando, terribly, not to mention The Gentleman and their growly leader, Tiernan as well.

While Tiernan and Bianca may ignite everytime they see each other, Tiernan is smart enough to know he can’t just pull Bianca out of where she’s at. Knowing it’s something she’s wanted her entire life, she has to return to him willingly or else she will never be happy by his side, but the big question that haunts him is will she truly be happy by his side? Now that he knows what he wants, which is her, he will do anything to make it happen. Even become the man he never knew he could be.

I wept so many times…Brando made me a mushy, cry baby over and over. That sweet, little boy wrapped every single adult around his finger and I was one of them I wholeheartedly admit. I almost can’t wait to see what he does as an adult, but for now in his adorable cute boy phase, he made my heart weep.

Beautiful Nightmare was everything that a second half of a duet needs. It wrapped up all ends and was a great fit within the Dark Dynasty world.

Synopsis:

Bianca has finally found her rightful place amid the powerful Constantines. But all is not what it seems in this glittering new world. And Tiernan Morelli refuses to give her up…

BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE is the final book in the Dark Dream duet by USA Today bestselling author Giana Darling.

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Blog Tour – Suffer in Silence by Kelsey Clayton

Some say: Ask for forgiveness, never permission.
Kage asks for neither.
Especially when he gets his hands on me.

Suffer in Silence, the first must-read story in The Malvagio Mafia Duet filled with all things dark and dangerous from USA Today bestselling author Kelsey Clayton, is available now!

Monsters don’t hide in dark alleys.
They lurk in plain sight, clawing into your soul with cordial smiles.
They wear Armani, they drive Cadillacs, they attend fundraising balls…
And they rule the city with a merciless fist.

The Familia is a mystery to most,
and sitting on it’s throne is Kage Malvagio.

Vile.
Sadistic.
Painstakingly beautiful.

Some say: Ask for forgiveness, never permission.
Kage asks for neither.
Especially when he gets his hands on me.

I should hate him.
I should run at the first chance I get.
But how could the devil be so bad when he looks at me like that?

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Excerpt

The whiskey swirls around in the cup as I sit at my desk. It’s well past three in the morning but my mind is wide awake. The knowledge of the call I have to make sits heavy on my chest, making it hard to breathe. 

I wanted to leave her out of this, not only for me but for Silas. If he knew what I’m about to do, he’d kill me himself— his relationship with my father be damned. He was right when he told me there is no part of her that belongs in this world. 

She’s too innocent.
Too perfect.
Too good to be tainted by all of this.


And yet I have no choice but to drag her into it—kicking and screaming, I’m sure.
There used to be a time when I would imagine another life for myself. One where I wasn’t the leader of one of the most powerful organizations in the world. One where a family was in the cards for me. One where she wasn’t the most forbidden thing in my life. 

I used to close my eyes and live in that false reality for as long as I could. But it was exactly that. 

A daydream.
An imagination.
An impossible outcome for how my life will go.
And after I do this, I’m only sealing that fate. But as much as it pains me to admit, Nico was right. This is our only option at this point. I will not lose everything my father worked so hard to achieve. 

I grab my phone and down the rest of the glass as I dial the number. It rings three times before a voice comes through the other side. Sleep laces Beni’s tone as I pull him out of a peaceful slumber. 

“Boss?” he asks. 

Closing my eyes, I utter the words and kick into action a plan I’d hoped would always be theoretical. “Execute Plan S. Let me know when it’s done.”

Meet Kelsey
Kelsey Clayton is a USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary Romance novels. She lives in a small town in Delaware with her husband, two kids, and dog.
She is an avid reader of fall hard romance. She believes that books are the best escape you can find, and that if you feel a range of emotions while reading her stories – she succeeded. She loves writing and is only getting started on this life long journey.
Kelsey likes to keep things in her life simple. Her ideal night is one with sweatpants, a fluffy blanket, cheese fries, and wine. She holds her friends and family close to her heart and would do just about anything to make them happy.


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New Release – Triple Threat by K. Webster

Triple Threat by K Webster is now live!

I’m a prisoner in a prestigious world.
A perfect princess locked in a tower.
My father will never let me go.

Not that I could leave. I would never abandon my little sister. Hope comes in the form of a devilishly handsome man with dark eyes and darker secrets.

With each encounter, I’m lured deeper into the labyrinth. The danger lurking beneath his surface calls to me, even as it warns me away.

Except there’s a new side of him every time we meet. A different danger each time we touch. It’s as if three different men want to devour me.

He’s not just one villain. He’s three.

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EXCERPT

“You know,” Ford says, smirking as he sidles up beside me in the hallway after our second class of the day, “I could give you a ride.”
“You’re a perv.”
He laughs, the sound warming parts of me I’d never known existed. “Technically, you’re the perv. I meant an actual ride. In my car. Not on my cock.”
The mention of Ford’s cock has a flood of heat coursing through me. I elbow him hard in his side and storm ahead of him. Based on his stupid laughter, I’d say he’s enjoying tormenting me.
You enjoy it too…
I don’t let myself dwell on that thought for too long.
A heavy, muscled arm wraps around my shoulders as Ford catches up. He’s so touchy-feely. I hate that I barely know the guy and my body responds as though he’s familiar to me.
I roll my eyes but don’t shake him off. For a second, I can pretend I’m a normal college-aged woman with a good-looking guy who’s interested in her. There aren’t controlling, abusive fathers or little sisters who need looking after. There isn’t pressure or stress or drama.
Several people glance at us as we walk by. I’m not sure what’s drawing their attention. My money’s on the sexy beast of a man who seems to be staking a claim on me. A flutter in my chest indicates just how much I like that idea.
Which is completely dumb.
I can allow myself a friend, but nothing more. Not when there’s so much at stake. Blatantly going against Dad’s expressed wishes at having me date someone in his power circle would be the worst possible thing I could do. Not only could he backtrack and keep me from attending college, he might somehow punish Della with his anger.
I’m feeling quite somber and dismayed that it takes me a second to realize we’ve stopped and Ford is speaking to me.
“This is the part where you’re supposed to be impressed,” he grumbles, waving his hand toward a sleek vehicle. “Seriously. We can’t be friends if you won’t even acknowledge my baby.”
He’s pouting.
Over a dumb car.
For some reason, this amuses me. It is, in fact, a gorgeous car, but the fact I haven’t gushed over its beauty and he’s pouting about it, has a bubble of laughter escaping. One attempt at smothering my giggling leads to an unladylike snort, which has me erupting with more laughter.
Ford releases me, muttering under his breath, and hits the fob. I bite on my bottom lip to contain my cackling. He flings open the door and gestures in overemphasis as if to prove the inside is just as pretty. It’s the look of pure exasperation on his face that has me losing it again.
“You’re a real bitch, Laundry,” he grits out, though there’s no real venom in his tone. “No one’s ever laughed at my car before.”
“You said I was different and you were right. I bet you’re rethinking making me your friend.” I arch a brow at him now that the giggling has faded. “See you around, Chevy.”
His maple syrup eyes slowly peruse down my body, lazily drinking up every detail of me. I try not to squirm but when someone like Ford Mann is practically devouring you, it’s hard not to.
“Let me take you home,” he urges, his voice dropping several octaves and managing to reverberate through me. “I’ll go slow.”
The fire in his eyes says he’s talking about more than just a ride in his car. He’s talking about the ride of my life. All I’d have to do is give in.
Gravel crunches behind me and a sleek, black Mercedes SUV pulls up. I recognize Trey, one of Dad’s drivers, sitting behind the wheel. Time to go.
“My ride’s here.” I motion toward the Mercedes. “Maybe some other time.”
Like never.
Unfortunately.
Ford peels his stare from me to give Trey a once-over. When his eyes find their way back to mine, they’re harder than before and glint with something almost calculating. The warmth between us is snuffed out and a chill works its way down my spine.
“Goodbye, Ford.”
“See you soon.” He winks at me but the action is almost taunting. “That’s a promise.”

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Meet K Webster

K Webster is a USA Today Bestselling author. Her titles have claimed many bestseller tags in numerous categories, are translated in multiple languages, and have been adapted into audiobooks. She lives in “”Tornado Alley”” with her husband, two children, and her baby dog named Blue. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and researching aliens.

You can easily find K Webster on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads!

Can’t find a certain book? Maybe it’s too hot for Amazon! Don’t worry because titles like Bad Bad Bad, This is War, Baby, The Wild, and Hale can all be found for sale on K’s website in both ebook and paperback format.

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

Review – Five by Sara Cate and Rachel Leigh

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Five; Black Heart #2 
(#2 within a series)

Publication Date: January 13, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Mafia/Suspense/Reverse Harem Romance

Author: Sara Cate and Rachel Leigh

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Intense action, steamy erotic romance and emotional turmoil. Five brings all the ups and downs.

This is my first stroll into the Black Heart world, but I wasn’t lost considering I didn’t read Four. Iris is one lucky lady living with three men, Silas, Gabriel, and Baron. It’s not conventional by any means especially given that Silas is the father; biologically over Baron and adoptive over Gabriel. Dig a little deeper and these three men are also assassins for hire, so their family dynamic is already a tad messed up, but they make it work. They share Iris, alternating nights, but never sharing at the same time. It works for their home life, until a cog suddenly falls out of place.

When Gabriel leaves for a mission and doesn’t return, their entire family knows something is wrong. The Blacks work relentlessly to retrieve him, but in the meantime Gabriel learns some interesting facts about his captors and Iris falls prey to her own mission causing a new ripple in the already complicated family dynamic.

I loved the complicated feelings that this reverse harem brought to the story. Each man had their own feelings about the woman they loved and wanted to call their own, but along with that Iris also felt very deeply about her men. Add in the suspense of what was going on around them and it only heightened those emotions.

A very well done, tenseful, reverse harem story.

Synopsis:

My family is everything to me.

When my life was ripped away from me, I found them.

Silas, Gabriel, and Baron—my hearts, my family, my home.

Together, we’re a dangerous family of assassins, but I’ve never been happier.

Until a member of our family goes missing.

He went out for a simple job and never came back.

Now it’s up to Baron, Silas, and I to bring him home—but what if he doesn’t want to be found?

What if the family he’s found is better than the one we have here?

And what if I find myself caught up in their web of lies while becoming strangely drawn to someone I shouldn’t be?

All I know is that I can’t live without my family, and I’ll do anything to keep them safe.

Even if that means facing the truth.

We’re nothing if we’re not together—all of us.

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Blog Tour – Binding Rose by Ivy Fox

❤️❤️ 𝕳𝖔𝖙 𝕹𝖊𝖜 𝕽𝖊𝖑𝖊𝖆𝖘𝖊 ❤️❤️

𝗕𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗥𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗯𝘆 𝗨𝗦𝗔 𝗧𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿 𝗜𝘃𝘆 𝗙𝗼𝘅 𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘! 𝗗𝗼 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗺 𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝘄𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗠𝗮𝗳𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱!

#𝟭-𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!

BLURB

I was sold to my enemies.
You would think that being forced into a loveless marriage to ensure an alliance would be unheard of in this day and age. And in most cases, you would be correct in that assumption.
But not for me.
A cartel princess has no vote on who she can or cannot marry—much less love.
Any decision in my life was forfeited just by being born into the most powerful Mexican cartel there is.
Still, it does sting that I’m to be hand-delivered to the Irish mob and marry into the Kelly family, who my own brother has coined to be nothing more than bloodthirsty savages.
They’re animals, Rosa. Filthy, unscrupulous, vicious animals.
Those were his exact words, yet he still followed our father’s orders to walk me down the aisle, making sure I didn’t run from my obligation.
As if that was even an option.
All my choices were stolen away from me the minute I became another pawn to be used and abused at the hands of evil men.
Which leaves me to question…
Can a rose blossom in the dark?
Or will I have to rely on my thorns to protect me against the fate that’s been bestowed upon me?
Only time will tell if I’ll survive this cursed life or become another lost soul in these cruel and merciless Mafia Wars.
*Binding Rose is a full-length reverse harem novel in the dark and twisted Mafia Wars world.
*Recommended 18+ due to mature language, adult situations and sensitive content.
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PURCHASE LINK
Universal link: books2read.com/BindingRose

Mafia Wars is a shared world series. Each book in the series can be read as a standalone. A book will release every other Friday starting with Binding Rose! Pre-order the books in the Mafia World Series:

GUNMETAL LILY by Rebecca Royce:
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RUINING DAHLIA by C.R. Jane:
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WILTED ORCHID by Loxley Savage:
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FORGET-ME-NOT BOMBSHELL by Susanne Valenti & Caroline Peckham:
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BLADE OF IRIS by K.A. Knight:
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GIVEAWAY


Would you like a chance to win a signed copy of ALL six books in the Mafia Wars series as well as getting your hands on a FREE NOVELLA for everyone who enters???
To enter the signed paperback competition and get your grabby hands on a sneak peek at all of the books in the free novella RIGHT NOW all you have to do is visit Ivy Fox’s Facebook page and comment on her post here: https://bit.ly/IvyFoxGiveawayPost
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Lover of books, coffee, and chocolate ice cream!
Ivy lives a blessed life, surrounded by her two most important men—her husband, and son, and the fictional characters in her head that can’t seem to shut up.
Books and romance are her passion.
A strong believer in happy endings and that love will always prevail in the end.
Both in life and in fiction.

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New Release – Binding Rose by Ivy Fox

❤️❤️ 𝕳𝖔𝖙 𝕹𝖊𝖜 𝕽𝖊𝖑𝖊𝖆𝖘𝖊 ❤️❤️

𝗕𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗥𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗯𝘆 𝗨𝗦𝗔 𝗧𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿 𝗜𝘃𝘆 𝗙𝗼𝘅 𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘! 𝗗𝗼 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗺𝗶𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗺 𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗱𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝘄𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗠𝗮𝗳𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱!

#𝟭-𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!

BLURB

I was sold to my enemies.
You would think that being forced into a loveless marriage to ensure an alliance would be unheard of in this day and age. And in most cases, you would be correct in that assumption.
But not for me.
A cartel princess has no vote on who she can or cannot marry—much less love.
Any decision in my life was forfeited just by being born into the most powerful Mexican cartel there is.
Still, it does sting that I’m to be hand-delivered to the Irish mob and marry into the Kelly family, who my own brother has coined to be nothing more than bloodthirsty savages.
They’re animals, Rosa. Filthy, unscrupulous, vicious animals.
Those were his exact words, yet he still followed our father’s orders to walk me down the aisle, making sure I didn’t run from my obligation.
As if that was even an option.
All my choices were stolen away from me the minute I became another pawn to be used and abused at the hands of evil men.
Which leaves me to question…
Can a rose blossom in the dark?
Or will I have to rely on my thorns to protect me against the fate that’s been bestowed upon me?
Only time will tell if I’ll survive this cursed life or become another lost soul in these cruel and merciless Mafia Wars.
*Binding Rose is a full-length reverse harem novel in the dark and twisted Mafia Wars world.
*Recommended 18+ due to mature language, adult situations and sensitive content.
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PURCHASE LINK
Universal link: books2read.com/BindingRose

Mafia Wars is a shared world series. Each book in the series can be read as a standalone. A book will release every other Friday starting with Binding Rose! Pre-order the books in the Mafia World Series:

GUNMETAL LILY by Rebecca Royce:
https://books2read.com/RRGunmetalLily

RUINING DAHLIA by C.R. Jane:
https://books2read.com/ruiningdahlia

WILTED ORCHID by Loxley Savage:
https://books2read.com/WiltedOrchid

FORGET-ME-NOT BOMBSHELL by Susanne Valenti & Caroline Peckham:
https://books2read.com/u/mgEqD6

BLADE OF IRIS by K.A. Knight:
https://books2read.com/BladeofIris

Read Kay’s Review : Binding Rose

GIVEAWAY


Would you like a chance to win a signed copy of ALL six books in the Mafia Wars series as well as getting your hands on a FREE NOVELLA for everyone who enters???
To enter the signed paperback competition and get your grabby hands on a sneak peek at all of the books in the free novella RIGHT NOW all you have to do is visit Ivy Fox’s Facebook page and comment on her post here: https://bit.ly/IvyFoxGiveawayPost
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Lover of books, coffee, and chocolate ice cream!
Ivy lives a blessed life, surrounded by her two most important men—her husband, and son, and the fictional characters in her head that can’t seem to shut up.
Books and romance are her passion.
A strong believer in happy endings and that love will always prevail in the end.
Both in life and in fiction.

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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 – Suffer in Silence by Kelsey Clayton

Some say: Ask for forgiveness, never permission.
Kage asks for neither.
Especially when he gets his hands on me.

Suffer in Silence, the first book in the all-new dark romance The Malvagio Mafia Duet from USA Today bestselling author Kelsey Clayton, is available now!

Monsters don’t hide in dark alleys.
They lurk in plain sight, clawing into your soul with cordial smiles.
They wear Armani, they drive Cadillacs, they attend fundraising balls…
And they rule the city with a merciless fist.

The Familia is a mystery to most,
and sitting on it’s throne is Kage Malvagio.

Vile.
Sadistic.
Painstakingly beautiful.

Some say: Ask for forgiveness, never permission.
Kage asks for neither.
Especially when he gets his hands on me.

I should hate him.
I should run at the first chance I get.
But how could the devil be so bad when he looks at me like that?

Download your copy today!
FREE in Kindle Unlimited
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Pre-order the stunning conclusion, Screams in Symphony!
Releasing January 21st
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Meet Kelsey
Kelsey Clayton is a USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary Romance novels. She lives in a small town in Delaware with her husband, two kids, and dog.
She is an avid reader of fall hard romance. She believes that books are the best escape you can find, and that if you feel a range of emotions while reading her stories – she succeeded. She loves writing and is only getting started on this life long journey.
Kelsey likes to keep things in her life simple. Her ideal night is one with sweatpants, a fluffy blanket, cheese fries, and wine. She holds her friends and family close to her heart and would do just about anything to make them happy.


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2022 Excerpt/Teaser, Year of Releases - 2022

Excerpt Reveal – DEVIANT KNIGHT by Tracy Lorraine

DEVIANT KNIGHT (Knight’s Ridge Empire #4) by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: January 13th

Genre/Tropes: Dark Mafia/High school/Bully Romance

PREORDER TODAY!

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Wicked.

Ruthless.

Vicious.

Welcome to the underworld of Knight’s Ridge. An empire steeped in history, wealth, secrets, and lies. Where nothing is quite as it seems, and the shadows lingering around every corner are ready to drag you into the darkness.

If you want a white Knight to save you, you’re in the wrong place…

START the series with a FREE prequel, Wicked Summer Knight!!!

Ebook: https://books2read.com/WSK

Audio: https://bit.ly/WSK-AUDIO

Wicked Summer Knight is a prequel to the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It was previously released in the Hot Summer School Nights anthology

Excerpt:

My eyes bounce between hers, searching for the answers I’ve been sent for.

“What are you hiding, Hellcat?”

“You want my secrets, Boss?”

My jaw tics as I continue staring at her.

“You’ll have to break me first.”

Pushing from the lockers, I take a step back.

“Don’t challenge me, Ramsey. You should know by now that I never lose.”

“Newsflash, wanker, nor do I.”

Blurb:

Here you go…

Whoever said to keep your friends close and your enemies closer… was right.

Being around her is the worst kind of torture.

Emmie is an obligation I can’t avoid… an oath I can’t break.

And having her in my life is the last thing I want or need. But thanks to my father, I have no choice.

This Family—this life, is my future, and I’m sure as hell not going to let some spitfire from the wrong side of town get under my skin and in my way.

When the time comes, I will take what I need and walk away. I’ll finally be free from her shadow and she will know the truth, even if it leaves her broken.

The only problem… she might not be the only one left in pieces.

Dear Reader

Deviant Knight is the fourth book in my angst-filled new adult mafia Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It’s the first book in Emmie and Theo’s trilogy. It’s a dark bully romance with themes that might make you squirm in all the right ways!

About the Author:

Tracy Lorraine is a new adult and contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up and hasn’t looked back since.

Connect w/Tracy:

Website: https://tracylorraine.com

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Ruin by Caitlyn Dare

🔥🔥COVER REVEAL🔥🔥

RUIN by Caitlyn Dare is coming February 3! 

#PreOrderHere:

mybook.to/RRS-RUIN

A new dark romance from the bestselling author of the Savage Falls MC series.

My whole life I’ve been treated like some innocent naïve girl. Shielded from the dark and dangerous world my big brother inhabits.

But not any longer.

Now, Savage Falls is my home, the Sinners MC, my family. I’m the new club princess, a burden I neither want nor need.

Because I’m not as innocent as they all think.

Not by a long shot.

Not when I spend most of my days dreaming of them. Club prospect Jax Pitman, my best friend’s older brother Diesel Walker, and the Red Ridge Chapter’s newest bad boy Zach Stone.

One of them broke my heart.

One refuses to fix it.

And one of them is slowly bringing me back to life.

But together…

Together, they might just ruin me.

RUIN is a full length dark enemies-to-lovers/bully romance. This is a why choose novel, meaning the main character has more than one love interest. It is book one in the series.

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

Review – Binding Rose by Ivy Fox

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Binding Rose; Mafia Wars
(An interconnected standalone within a series)

Publication Date: January 7, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Reverse Harem/Dark/Mafia Romance

Author: Ivy Fox

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

A wickedly and sinfully good book. Ivy did a great job, even if this was her first jump into the mafia realm, she’s no stranger to RH, and these men are usually not the sharing kind. Ivy really worked her magic on capturing that spirit while still creating a unique story that totally fit. It was emotional and hit all the feels for each character.

First and foremost, I need the rest of this series, because…hello!! It was delicious.
The concept, the writing, the plot, the entire romance story…everything was excellent! All the interconnected links to the other mafias; whether bratva, cartel, etc…is intertwined and all twisted up. I desperately need to get my grubby little hands on the other books as I’m intrigued and completely invested in this world!!

Now back to this book specifically, the Kelly men, who are made men with the Irish mob are each unique and Rosa Hernandez, a woman from the Mexican cartel, is the perfect woman to stand by their side.

I love a well written reverse harem where the woman fits so well with each man and is able to adapt, or more appropriately, be herself with each man’s individual personality.

Colin Kelly is this big, giant, stoic soldier who pretty much turns into a marshmallow for Rosa. He’s the beautiful, poetic intellectual half that she needs, while also making her feel safe and secure.

Shay Kelly is the youngest, making him the playful, outgoing Kelly. His affection is exactly what Rosa needs in the lonely world she’s just stepped into, but Rosa is also everything Shay needs for his needy affectionate personality.

Lastly we have Tiernan Kelly, the current head of the Irish mafia. He’s cold, calculating and wants nothing to do with his new bride. However, Rosa continues to shock him with how fierce she is and deserving of the seat by his side.

I loved all the connections and information to the other mafias. I am totally invested and completely intrigued by the rest of this series. I want to know more and even though the other books are written by other authors, I’m sooooo there! Very well done and I’m excited to seek out and finish this series.

Synopsis:

I was sold to my enemies.

You would think that being forced into a loveless marriage to ensure an alliance would be unheard of in this day and age. And in most cases, you would be correct in that assumption.

But not for me.

A cartel princess has no vote on who she can or cannot marry—much less love. Any decision in my life was forfeited just by being born into the most powerful Mexican cartel there is.

Still, it does sting that I’m to be hand-delivered to the Irish mob and marry into the Kelly family, who my own brother has coined to be nothing more than bloodthirsty savages.

They’re animals, Rosa. Filthy, unscrupulous, vicious animals.

Those were his exact words, yet he still followed our father’s orders to walk me down the aisle, making sure I didn’t run from my obligation.

As if that was even an option.

All my choices were stolen away from me the minute I became another pawn to be used and abused at the hands of evil men.

Which leaves me to question…

Can a rose blossom in the dark? Or will I have to rely on my thorns to protect me against the fate that’s been bestowed upon me?

Only time will tell if I’ll survive this cursed life or become another lost soul in these cruel and merciless Mafia Wars.

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal- by Sara Cate and Rachel Leigh

🔪 The cover for FIVE is here! 🔪

And FOUR has a new look!

From USA Today Bestselling authors, Rachel Leigh and Sara Cate comes a sequel to the dark reverse harem, Four.

Get ready to return to the world full of scorching assassins, romantic suspense, and all the steam!

Coming January 13th!

#PreOrderHere:

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My family is everything to me.

When my life was ripped away from me, I found them.

Silas, Gabriel, and Baron—my hearts, my family, my home.

Together, we’re a dangerous family of assassins, but I’ve never been happier.

Until a member of our family goes missing.

He went out for a simple job and never came back.

Now it’s up to Baron, Silas, and I to bring him home—but what if he doesn’t want to be found?

What if the family he’s found is better than the one we have here?

And what if I find myself caught up in their web of lies while becoming strangely drawn to someone I shouldn’t be?

All I know is that I can’t live without my family, and I’ll do anything to keep them safe.

Even if that means facing the truth.

We’re nothing if we’re not together—all of us.

Designer: Opulent Swag & Designs

Start the Series Today: geni.us/Four

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

Review – Suffer in Silence by Kelsey Clayton

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Suffer in Silence; Malvagio Duet #1 
(#1 within a duet)

Publication Date: January 7, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Duet/Dark/Mafia Romance

Author: Kelsey Clayton

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Wow! What. A. Twisted. Ride.

Dark, twisted, bloody, and raw. Do not expect the villian to soften and swoon for his mafia princess. When you pick up Suffer in Silence you are stepping into the underbelly of a merciless mafia world and they do not take prisoners to live out a cushy life long sentence. Clayton let all the monsters out to play and she held nothing back…but, is her Prada Princess ready to play?

Kage Malvagio is the current Don of the Italian mafia and there is a lot at work that leads him to Saxon Forbes’ door and more importantly as his captive.

There is a tangled web between these two, but this is just book one of a duet, so I’ll let you untangle those ropes to get to the heart of the story and enjoy the twisted darkness for yourself.

Synopsis:

Monsters don’t hide in dark alleys.
They lurk in plain sight, clawing into your soul with cordial smiles.
They wear Armani, they drive Cadillacs, they attend fundraising balls…
And they rule the city with a merciless fist.

The Familia is a mystery to most,
and sitting on its throne is Kage Malvagio.

Vile.
Sadistic.
Painstakingly beautiful.

Some say: Ask for forgiveness, never permission.
Kage asks for neither.
Especially when he gets his hands on me.

I should hate him.
I should run at the first chance I get.
But how could the devil be so bad when he looks at me like that?

Coming January 7th

Preorder: http://mybook.to/SufferInSilen…

Add to GR TBR: https://bit.ly/SISPart1

Coming January 21st

Add to GR TBR: https://bit.ly/SISPart2

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

Review – Deviant Knight by Tracy Lorraine

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Deviant Knight; Knight’s Ridge Empire #4 
(#1 within a trilogy, #4 within a series)

Publication Date: January 13, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Dark/Mafia/Enemies-to-Lovers/New Adult Romance

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Deviant Knight is a decadent return to the Knight’s Ridge Empire. Theo and Emmie are addictive, explosive and page turning excitement!

Theo was totally unexpected and also so much more. He’s always given off this intensity; radiating and pulsing right under his skin and it would basically take a cool breeze to make him explode. Yes, as the leader of his group, he’s cool, confident, and collected, but his intense passion that seems focused on one person…yeah, he’s hot, hot, hot!!!

Theo is a total deviant, and maybe just a tad crazy, but his intensity is insanely hot. Tracy took this couple up 50 notches and made this story suspenseful, wicked, and gripping from beginning to end.

Emmie is the perfect girl for Theo. She fights back at every turn, which is most likely why he’s drawn to her. She doesn’t sit around and take his crap and typically finds ways to irritate him more. Their push and pull, back and forth is so delicious it keeps the pages turning until the jaw dropping cliffhanger. I can hardly wait for the next book!!

Synopsis:

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you more in her dark mafia, high school bully romance series.

Whoever said to keep your friends close and your enemies closer… was right.

Being around her is the worst kind of torture.

Emmie is an obligation I can’t avoid… an oath I can’t break.

And having her in my life is the last thing I want or need. But thanks to my father, I have no choice.

This Family—this life, is my future, and I’m sure as hell not going to let some spitfire from the wrong side of town get under my skin and in my way.

When the time comes, I will take what I need and walk away. I’ll finally be free from her shadow and she will know the truth, even if it leaves her broken.

The only problem… she might not be the only one left in pieces.

Dear Reader

Deviant Knight is the fourth book in my angst-filled new adult mafia Knight’s Ridge Empire series. It’s the first book in Emmie and Theo’s trilogy. It’s a dark bully romance with themes that might make you squirm in all the right ways!

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

Cover Reveal – The Truths We Burn by Monty Jay

Release Date: February 16

Beneath the deepest parts of Ponderosa Springs lied secrets that we never meant to be uncovered.

Blood has soaked the hands of those we trusted most. Decrepit intentions finally come to light.

And now truths are ready to be incinerated in the open for everyone to witness.

I was ready to watch this town that made me the villain, Rot in front of my eyes, but it seems ghosts don’t stay buried here either.

Everyone’s favorite sweetheart has returned to Hollow Heights dragging nothing but unanswered questions and grim memories behind her.

A distraction I can’t afford with the police sniffing around.

A mistake that torched my last piece of humanity.

The dirty little secret that has returned searching for closure surrounding her sister’s mysterious death.

But I know the innocent, lost girl is an act. Underneath it’s just another part of her show.

They all are eating from the palm of her hand, puppets on her string.

But not me.

I see her for what she truly is, I always have.

A fake. A manipulator. A liar.

I won’t let her ruin all we have worked for. I refuse to let her derail our plan of vengeance.

I’ve played your game once before, Sage, now it’s time to play mine.

And you’re not making it out without getting burned.

 

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Meet Monty Jay
Monty Jay likes to describe herself as a punk rock kid, with the soul of a gypsy who has a Red Bull addiction. 
 
She writes romance novels about insane artists, feisty females, hockey players, and many more. 
 

 

When she isn’t writing she can be found reading anything Stephen King, getting a tattoo, or eating cold pizza.
 
 
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Book Reviews, Dark Romance, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, New Adult, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Cruel Lies by Faith Summers

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Cruel Lies; Cruel Secrets #1 
(#1 within a duet)

Publication Date: December 27, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Mafia/Secret Society/Intrigue/Dark/New Adult Romance

Author: Faith Summers 

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Full of suspense, mystery, and tons of angry chemistry (enemy-to-lovers boiling over passion kind of chemistry).

Cruel Lies is a mix of mafia, secret society, intrigue, forbidden love, dark secrets, dark moments, basically it had all my favorites mixed into one story. It’s an attention grabber from the very beginning and this is just first half of the duet.

Willow loses her entire family at a young age, but is burdened with a huge secret that tears apart the one relationship she holds dear, Caspian her best friend and first love. Her life ends up tailspinning and catapulting into unknowns she never saw coming, but to make matters worse, her ex-best friend isn’t done ruining her life.

Caspian is used to living under the rule of unrealistic expectations under his father’s unloving hand, but when his father specifically tells him to stay away from Willow, it’s like dangling the forbidden fruit before his eyes. Caspian may have missed his best friend for years, but when she begins at Raventhorn she becomes his forbidden obsession.

At first Caspian only wants Willow for the forbidden passion, but soon long hidden secrets come to light and the old Caspian he thought he’d buried comes out and he suddenly needs to protect the woman Willow has become.

Cruel Lies has so much mystery, passion, and forbidden darkness at every turn. Yum.

Synopsis:

Cruel Lies, the first in the all-new dark Cruel Secrets Duet from USA Today bestselling author Faith Summers is available now!

He’s my villain, my monster, my forbidden path…
Caspian Ivanov and I come from the same dark world.
One where the Bratva and the secret society reign.
And, he’s the son of their ruthless leader.
“I’ll destroy you.”
That’s the last thing he said to me.
It was on the night of the Reaping.
Hard to believe we were ever best friends.
His vengeance is, however, the price I pay for keeping a secret I shouldn’t have kept.
A secret that ripped our families apart.
It made us forbidden to each other.
That’s when he became the viperous devil.
Breathtakingly beautiful but with a cold black heart.
Like any snake, he wanted to poison me.
When our paths collide at Raventhorn University, I stay away from him.
What I don’t expect is to become his obsession.
Or to be forced to become his wife.
Except, we might not get to say I do.
Because someone wants me dead.

Cruel Lies is the first part of the Cruel Secrets Duet and is NOT standalone.

It is a dark mafia/ secret society college bully romance filled with mystery, suspense, and plenty of sizzling hot steamy scenes.
Please be warned this book is DARK. It contains dubious and other triggering situations that some readers might find offensive or be sensitive to. Please don’t read if any of that bothers you.
The Cruel Secrets Duet is set in the Raventhorn world.

Grab your copy today!
FREE in Kindle Unlimited
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3pyLDFV
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/CruelLiies
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Book Reviews, Dark Romance, LGBTQA+, New Adult, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Triple Threat by K. Webster

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Triple Threat; Masters and Mercenaries 
(#1 within a series)

Publication Date: January 11, 2022

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

Author: K. Webster

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

I love a good redemption story and this a fantastic redemption story times three!!

Welcome back to the dark Morelli/Constantine world where Winston Constantine delivered retribution to three triplets; Scout, Sparrow, and Sully when they messed with his Ash.  This time around Webster has brilliantly whipped up a tale where these three men, who would have seemed beyond redemption, are the dark princes in their own twisted fairytale.

This tale is dark, and so fantastically fitting for the terror triplets. I loved diving into their minds, each man is different, but also similar, sharing a bond that only multiples share. There is also a sibling bond, the link where you love your brother, but also want to murder them. Even after everything they’ve been through, they are thicker than thieves, but this new job may just tear them apart.

Landry Croft is an heiress who’s basically been locked in her penthouse for the past six years, but when she’s finally released to attend college classes, their uncle sees this an opportunity to move in. The triplets are assigned to shadow her to get an inside advantage, using their identical faces to swap out time and get to know the Croft heiress and everything in her life.

Triple Threat is not only a fantastic title, it is how Sparrow, Sully, and Scout live their lives. They are relentless in everything they do in their lives. Where one lacks another picks up and the other watches their backs. Having three of them is a true force to be reckoned with. However, they are also possessive, jealous, and a bit psycho. This is a dangerous combination when dealing with a woman they all want. Can one woman truly work between the three of them?

This dark, disturbing book is soooo freaking good, I’m still sitting here in shock that I fell head over heels in love with characters that originally were so horrible I cheered for their destruction in Winston’s twisted tale. Now, I’m totally rooting for them and adore these terror triplets.

Synopsis:

I’m a prisoner in a prestigious world.

A perfect princess locked in a tower.

My father will never let me go.

Not that I could leave. I would never abandon my little sister. Hope comes in the form of a devilishly handsome man with dark eyes and darker secrets.

With each encounter, I’m lured deeper into the labyrinth. The danger lurking beneath his surface calls to me, even as it warns me away.

Except there’s a new side of him every time we meet. A different danger each time we touch. It’s as if three different men want to devour me.

He’s not just one villain. He’s three.

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Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2021

New Release – Eden by Xavier Neal

EDEN by Xavier Neal

Release Date: December 30th

Genre/Tropes: Dark, Forbidden, Taboo, MMF, Hints of Suspense, standalone

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Blurb:

How far will they go to protect paradise…

From a very early age, I was warned to stay away from the Lawson brothers…

It didn’t matter they weren’t biological brothers or that one had been adopted on a guilt-driven whim. They considered one another family. They shared a bond like any other brothers would.

Except it ran much deeper.

Darker.

Dirtier.

They had all the power, money, and hunger capable of destroying anyone who stood in their way as they trained to become icons the world watched every four years bring home gold medals.

Little did anyone know, there was only one thing the legends worshipped more than their beloved sport.

Me.

*This is a forbidden, taboo, MMF, dark romance novel that includes several triggers

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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