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Blog Tour – The Revenge by Tijan

The enemy is closing in and everything is on the line.

THE REVENGE, the must-read finale to The Insiders Trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Tijan is out now!

The Revenge is the taut, edgy, sexy, explosive conclusion to The Insiders trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestseller Tijan!

Bailey and Kash were used to living in the shadows. Now they are thrust into the public eye. Together, they can do anything, but undeniable danger and seemingly insurmountable challenges threaten the love and passion that binds them.

1. Bailey is reeling from the greatest loss she has ever suffered.

2. Enemies are closing in.

3. Even bigger secrets and twists are coming to light.

Win or lose, for Bailey and Kash, everything is on the line.

Read the explosive conclusion today!

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Start the series now for only $1.99 through September 18th!

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Keep reading for a look inside The Revenge!

I didn’t recognize the night guard, but he straightened from the wall where he was positioned when I stepped into the hallway.

“Where is he?” I asked, before he could say anything.

His hands came together in front of him and he stood even taller. He nodded forward. “In the basement gym, ma’am.”

Ma’am.

I grinned at that, literally hearing Chrissy chuckling next to me. “You’re just like me now, girly. Ma’am. What a hoot.”

Yeah. A hoot.

I padded past him and headed for the elevator that went past the main section of the house. Going inside, I hit the basement floor, and there were two guards waiting for me.

I paused, seeing Josh as he was eyeing me. “Don’t you ever sleep?”

He grinned. “I sleep when your man sleeps.”

I narrowed my eyes.

His grin deepened. “So that’s rarely, ma’am.”

I bared my teeth. “Don’t you start with that ‘ma’am’ shit.”

He just laughed. “Would never entertain the thought, ma—”

I growled.

He amended, still chuckling, “Bailey.”

I scoffed, “Better.”

If anyone had asked me where the gym was on the Chesapeake estates, I wouldn’t have had a clue. I would’ve rolled my eyes and said something sarcastic like, “Of course there’s a gym; it’s alongside the Olympic-sized pool,” but now I knew exactly where it was, and it was right next to an Olympic-sized pool, though the pool was only two lanes wide. It wasn’t built for playing and horsing around, not like the pool outside, which had a complete slide with it.

Heading farther toward the gym, I was shocked to not hear sounds of grunting and punching from inside. Instead, the door to the pool was open.

“He had some extra energy to work off.”

I glanced sideways, not having heard Josh walking beside me.

“I honestly don’t think he’s human.”

Josh’s mouth twitched. “You might be on to something, Bailey.”

We came to the door and he stepped forward, checking the room before nodding for me to go ahead. I stepped inside, feeling the humidity and breathing in the chlorine before I noticed Josh shutting the door. A second later, I met his gaze through the door’s window, and he gave me another polite smile before pressing a button. The window frosted over.

Looking to the corner, I saw the camera’s light switch from green to red. Josh was giving us complete privacy, and only when that was all done did I seek out where Kash was. He was at the far end, turning, flipping, and coming up a few paces away, heading my way. I went to the edge and sat down, putting my feet in the water.

I didn’t have long to wait, enjoying the view as Kash’s arms were cutting through the water, his shoulders and biceps bulging from the motion.

I forgot how he was a fish in water.

His head was perfectly in alignment with his shoulders, and every fourth arm swing he raised his mouth up for air and went back down. He went past me. I thought he was going to keep going, but at the last second, his hand snaked out. He latched on to my ankle and tugged me into the water.

I shrieked before I was eating chlorine. “Agh!”

He grinned, the water pulsating between us, and he maneuvered me back until I was against the pool wall. “What are you doing down here?” His eyes were alert, taking me in as he placed both hands on either side of me, trapping me.

The buoyancy kept me floating, but then Kash was moving his legs under me and I was completely resting over him. My legs straddled his, and he hooked one ankle around the other, tugging me to open even wider for him.

Heat flared in me, boiling my blood, but when I thought Kash would bend his head, finding my throat, he didn’t. He moved his head back, sinking so he was on the same eye level as me, and he tugged at his sweatshirt. “Nice shirt.”

I grinned, feeling a laziness intertwining with the warmth in me. “It was this or a robe. This was closer.”

“Really?”

I nodded, enjoying the teasing look in his eyes. It was dark, but it was there. “Really.” My voice hitched on a soft sigh with that one. He grew sober, his head moving back so he could take me in more fully. “You look good.” His eyebrows dipped down. “You look like you again.” His hand moved, and he touched a wet finger beside my eye. “I see you again.”

My throat swelled up, my chest filled with an ache that was bittersweet.

“Woke up.”

“I can see that.” His head cocked to the side, but he didn’t say anything further. He was still holding me in place, and as he settled back, I knew he was waiting for me. He was waiting for whatever I was going to say or do, for whatever path I was going to put us on because that’s what I felt in that moment.

I was awake.

I said, “I know you’ve been waiting for me.”

That somber expression settled back on him and his hand went back to the pool wall, trapping me in again.

“I’ll never forget what they did to her, what he did to her, but I wasn’t myself. You gave me that time. You knew I would come back to me and I did. I’m here. Me. And I’m ready for the next chapter.”

Hunger licked my insides, lighting that fire again.

It grew, jumping up, and it was engulfing me.

I sunk down on Kash’s legs, and the higher that blaze built in me, the more I wanted him. But I wanted more.

I wanted blood.

About Tijan

Tijan is a New York Times Bestselling author that writes suspenseful and unpredictable novels. Her characters are strong, intense, and gut-wrenchingly real with a little bit of sass on the side. Tijan began writing later in life and once she started, she was hooked. She’s written multi-bestsellers including the Carter Reed Series, the Fallen Crest Series, and the Broken and Screwed Series among others. She is currently writing a new series from north Minnesota where she lives with an English Cocker she adores.

Connect with Tijan

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New Release – The Revenge by Tijan

There’s no turning back. 

THE REVENGE, the sizzling and thrilling conclusion to the Insiders trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Tijan is now available!

The Revenge is the taut, edgy, sexy, explosive conclusion to The Insiders trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestseller Tijan!

Bailey and Kash were used to living in the shadows. Now they are thrust into the public eye. Together, they can do anything, but undeniable danger and seemingly insurmountable challenges threaten the love and passion that binds them.

1. Bailey is reeling from the greatest loss she has ever suffered.

2. Enemies are closing in.

3. Even bigger secrets and twists are coming to light.

Win or lose, for Bailey and Kash, everything is on the line.

Finish the page-turning adventure today!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3HSCmP4

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

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Website: https://bit.ly/3d5oMhN

Add THE REVENGE to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3vMk7bq

Start the series now for only $1.99 through September 18th!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3ddgG2e

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

Add THE INSIDERS to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/2GJn59t

About Tijan

Tijan is a New York Times Bestselling author that writes suspenseful and unpredictable novels. Her characters are strong, intense, and gut-wrenchingly real with a little bit of sass on the side. Tijan began writing later in life and once she started, she was hooked. She’s written multi-bestsellers including the Carter Reed Series, the Fallen Crest Series, and the Broken and Screwed Series among others. She is currently writing a new series from north Minnesota where she lives with an English Cocker she adores.

Connect with Tijan

Amazon: https://amzn.to/30oxe0f

Facebook: http://bit.ly/2vreAub

Twitter: http://bit.ly/2Vx4DpD

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Blog Tour – Dark Legacy by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: August 25

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you a new dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

 

We knew it wasn’t going to be easy.

That our love could start a war.

That my family might not accept the idea of us.

But we never even got the chance to find out…

Because everything’s been ripped away from me.

And all I’m left with is the memory of his touch and secrets that are threatening to break me from the inside out.

Everyone tries keep me together as my entire world falls apart.

But it’s never going to be enough. 

Nothing ever will be. Without him.

All I can do is hold onto the shattered pieces and try to find a way to make my damaged heart beat again.

I finally get what I always wanted— a chance to decide my own future. But I didn’t know this legacy would cost me everything.

I would give it all back, to be in his arms again…

Dear reader,
Dark Legacy is the twelfth book in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series, and the third book of Calli and Batman’s story. Grab the tissues, and prepared yourself because this one is going to but you through the wringer.

Grab Your Copy Here!

Free in KU 

Read Kay’s Review: Dark Legacy

Begin the series for FREE with Dark Halloween Knight – you can grab it here

Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

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

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

 

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New Release – Dark Legacy by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: August 25

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you a new dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

 

We knew it wasn’t going to be easy.

That our love could start a war.

That my family might not accept the idea of us.

But we never even got the chance to find out…

Because everything’s been ripped away from me.

And all I’m left with is the memory of his touch and secrets that are threatening to break me from the inside out.

Everyone tries keep me together as my entire world falls apart.

But it’s never going to be enough. 

Nothing ever will be. Without him.

All I can do is hold onto the shattered pieces and try to find a way to make my damaged heart beat again.

I finally get what I always wanted— a chance to decide my own future. But I didn’t know this legacy would cost me everything.

I would give it all back, to be in his arms again…

Dear reader,
Dark Legacy is the twelfth book in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series, and the third book of Calli and Batman’s story. Grab the tissues, and prepared yourself because this one is going to but you through the wringer.

Grab Your Copy Here!

Free in KU 

Read Kay’s Review: Dark Legacy

Begin the series for FREE with Dark Halloween Knight – you can grab it here

Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

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

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

 

Connect with Tracy Lorraine 

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Blog Tour – The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

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

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

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

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

Not a damn thing.

Read Kay’s Review: The Reckless Union

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

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

Connect with Monica:
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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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AUTHOR BIO
 
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.

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

Add to Goodreads:

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PREORDER IS AVAILABLE!!!

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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:

Website: http://monicamurphyauthor.com

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

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5934418.Monica_Murphy

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Review – The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

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

Publication Date: August 16, 2022

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

Author: Monica Murphy

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Synopsis:
THIRD BOOK IN THE ARRANGED MARRIAGE TRILOGY!

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

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

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

Not a damn thing.

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

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Blog Tour – Blackmail by Amelia Wilde

 

Blackmail by Amelia Wilde is now live!

Bristol Anderson will do anything to protect her younger siblings. Even if it means embezzling from the company where she’s a temp. No one will find out. And the wealthy owner of the investment firm will never notice.

Except Will LeBlanc doesn’t miss a thing.

He could call the police, but he has more interesting plans for her. In the copy room. On the conference table. Under his desk.

The coldhearted venture capitalist will make her pay back every last cent.

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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.
 
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New Release – Blackmail by Amelia Wilde

 

 

Blackmail by Amelia Wilde is now live!

Bristol Anderson will do anything to protect her younger siblings. Even if it means embezzling from the company where she’s a temp. No one will find out. And the wealthy owner of the investment firm will never notice.

Except Will LeBlanc doesn’t miss a thing.

He could call the police, but he has more interesting plans for her. In the copy room. On the conference table. Under his desk.

The coldhearted venture capitalist will make her pay back every last cent.

Download today on Kobo, Apple Books, and Amazon!

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Add to Goodreads: Blackmail!

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.
 
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Review – Blackmail by Ameila Wilde

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Blackmail; Controlling Interest #1
(#1 within a trilogy)

Publication Date: August 2, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Midnight Dynasty/Office Romance/Contemporary Romance

Author: Amelia Wilde

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Dirty, flirty, emotional, and a grumpy alpha-hole that revs Blackmail into the delicious zone!

Will LeBlanc is a money man. He’s all about figures and not entirely tuned into human emotions. He’s the baby brother in the LeBlanc family, if you read The Collector series, and this is Will’s story.

Will is great at making money, he’s not so great at keeping secretaries. He let’s them goes for the slightest infraction, but when Bristol Anderson walks in on her first day, flawless and with a citrusy scent that lingers after she leaves his office, he’s instantly intrigued. He’s a man who’s never intrigued so when she embezzles fifty thousand dollars from his company and he doesn’t immediately call the police even he’s shocked. Will finds himself in a unique situation, one that works in his favor, a place for blackmail.

Bristol is barely scraping by. Working as a temp, going from job to job and taking care of her twin siblings is exhausting. When her deadbeat dad brings additional trouble to their doorstep in the sum of fifty thousand dollars she’s up against a wall…or she will be when her boss finds out what she’s done. Bristol never imagined when she got caught embezzling from her job that repayment would be in the form of her body and potentially her heart.

The intense moments between Mr. LeBlanc and Ms. Anderson…whew…spicy! Blackmail is juicy and witty and just revving up as this is the first book in a new trilogy.

Synopsis:
Bristol Anderson will do anything to protect her younger siblings. Even if it means embezzling from the company where she’s a temp. No one will find out. And the wealthy owner of the venture capitalist firm will never notice.

Except Will LeBlanc doesn’t miss a thing.

He could call the police, but he has more interesting plans for her. In the copy room. On the conference table. Under his desk.

The coldhearted capitalist will make her pay back every last cent.

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New Release – Mazzone Mafia by Siobhan Davis

The Mazzone Mafia Box Set, a page-turning dark mafia romance collection featuring Condemned To Love, Scared to Love and Forbidden to Love from USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author Siobhan Davis is available now!!

A complete dark mafia romance trilogy from USA Today & WSJ bestselling author Siobhan Davis. Over 1,000 pages of binge-worthy romance. Each book focuses on a new couple and ends with an HEA.

Download your copy today!
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Condemned to Love

Her teen crush is now a ruthless killer and powerful mafia heir. Will one life-altering night unite or destroy them?

Bennett Mazzone grew up ignorant of the truth: he is the illegitimate son of the most powerful mafia boss in New York. Until it suited his father to drag him into a world where power, wealth, violence, and cruelty are the only currency.

Celebrating her twenty-first birthday in Sin City should be fun for Sierra Lawson, but events take a deadly turn when she ends up in a private club, surrounded by dangerous men who always get what they want.

And they want her.

Ben can’t believe his ex’s little sister is all grown up, stunningly beautiful, and close to being devoured by some of the most ruthless men he has ever known. The Vegas trip is about strengthening ties, but he won’t allow his associates to ruin her perfection. Although it comes at a high price, saving Sierra is his only choice.

For readers who enjoy age-gap, sister’s ex, second chance, dark mafia romance.

Forbidden to Love

Natalia Mazzone has grown up knowing she is promised to a made man. As the only daughter of one of New York’s most powerful mafia dons, she knows she can’t refuse. It’s her duty, and she would never dishonor her beloved father.

But the man she’s promised to is a monster. And there is nothing but torture, pain, and heartache lying in wait.

So, she grabs happiness when she finds it—in the somewhat reluctant arms of Leonardo Messina.

Leo is her brother’s best friend. A soldato for the Mazzone famiglia. A man with strong ambition and an even stronger resolve. He won’t allow them to give in to temptation, so Natalia is forced to love him from afar.

Until one forbidden night changes everything, and she readily hands Leo the key to her heart.

For readers who enjoy brother’s best friend, second chance, dark mafia, forbidden romance.

Scared to Love

Serena has felt trapped her entire life, living a lie because it was demanded of her. Years of torture at the hands of her sadistic husband have left her battered and bruised, but not defeated. She needs to stay strong for her children, and she’s determined to reset her future.

The future she has all thanks to Alessandro.

He saved her that fateful night when her husband died, and he continues to save her as she struggles to piece her life back together. Yet the closer they get, the more it terrifies her because no man has ever made her feel like this.

It can’t work.

She’s too broken.

He’s too young.

And she’ll never trust a made man again.

For readers who enjoy friends-to-lovers, second chance, reverse age-gap, forbidden, dark mafia romance.

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Review – Dark Princess by Tracy Lorraine

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Dark Princess; Knights Ridge Empire #11
(#2 within a trilogy, #11 within the series)

Publication Date: July 28, 2022

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

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
What a roller coaster ride of emotions! Dark Princess is the full gamete of feels, ups, downs, and complete emotional wreckage that I love from Lorraine’s books.

Dark Princess opened Batman, WIDE open. His tortuous past, his emotional spirit was flayed wide open for Calli. I wanted to give him a huge hug, especially for the little boy he was when he sustained all of his trauma. I was all up in my feels with his backstory. Calli couldn’t be more perfect for him as the balm to his soul, but unfortunately it will still be one more book until that happens. I’m sending my virtual hug to him now, even though he isn’t much of a hugger, except for his Angel.

Calli really takes off as not only a mafia princess, but a dark one at that. She is truly stepping into the world she was born into and I’m loving her character the more I read her. She is becoming her own person, different than Stella and Emmie, and I love that about her.

Like every second book in a trilogy, I both love and loathe them. It’s that happy medium point where everything is perfect until everything speeds up to another cliffhanger – and whoa, what a whooper- before the ending of the book, which is also torturous because it’s at that point I realize I never want the trilogy to end. Do you see my struggle, it’s real.

This couple, how Tracy makes me love each one more and more, but seriously, they are my new favorite. The dark vs. light or just the overall vibe of the story, whatever the combination is, I adore them together and can’t get enough!

Synopsis:

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you a new dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

I was playing with fire. I knew that.

I’m the one who lit the match.

But the possibility of getting burned still wasn’t enough to stop me.

I wasn’t only dancing with the devil.

But his brother… and our enemy.

Everything was going to come crashing down around my feet… it was inevitable.

I just never expected it to happen quite so fast.

Dear reader,
Dark Knight is the second book in Calli and Batman’s story, the fourth trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

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Blog Tour – Phase of Hate by Coralee June

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𝐅𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐋𝐞𝐞 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤 2 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬. 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 H𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝!

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I was a prodigy. A grieving sister. A girl falling for him.

I died, and now I’m reborn.

Stronger. Deadlier.

Angrier.

I’m determined to punish those that turned me into a monster. The curse kept me alive, but at what cost?

I’m at war with my nature.

I refuse to ever accept my fate.

Once a prodigy, now a curse.

Once love, now hate.

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New Release – Phase of Hate by Coralee June

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𝐅𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐋𝐞𝐞 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤 2 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐜𝐤 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬. 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 H𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐅𝐑𝐄𝐄 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝!

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I was a prodigy. A grieving sister. A girl falling for him.

I died, and now I’m reborn.

Stronger. Deadlier.

Angrier.

I’m determined to punish those that turned me into a monster. The curse kept me alive, but at what cost?

I’m at war with my nature.

I refuse to ever accept my fate.

Once a prodigy, now a curse.

Once love, now hate.

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Review – Cruel Promise Daniela Romero

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Cruel Promise; Devils of Sun Valley #4, Dominique and Kasey #2
(#2 within a trilogy, #4 within a series)

Publication Date: July 8, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/New Adult/Sports/Enemies to Lovers Romance

Author: Daniela Romero

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Picking up right after Cruel Devil, Kasey is grieving the loss of her mother by losing herself in Dominique. These two already did not have the healthiest of relationships. Kasey is the little sister of Dom’s best friend Aaron and for years Kasey and Dominique have fought like cats and dogs. But when Aaron had to fly down to retrieve their mother’s remains Kasey’s grief leaned on Dominique and their relationship turned intimate. Now as Cruel Promise begins their relationship gets a bit more complicated when Aaron returns and neither Kasey nor Dom know how to end what they began.

I enjoyed the more intimate aspects of this book, just for the simple fact that we get more of Dominique and Kasey together. Now I’m not specifically talking about the smexy times, which are super hot BTW, but we get more of their internal struggles on their relationship each other. There are battles coming at them from every angle, but since they are not in a real relationship, they both internalize everything so they both fight thoughts on their relationships with family, the struggles that will come after college, the pressures from all kinds of outside factors like coming from different races and social classes. There is a lot that should keep these two apart which is why they try to keep things casual and yet something inside both of them won’t allow them to cut ties.

Cruel Promise is an unputdownable book with chapter after chapter of non-stop emotional or steamy good reading.  It’s also not over quite yet, there is still more to come. Dominique and Kasey still have more challenges to face will they be together when all is said and done?

Synopsis:
Grief is a fickle bi*ch, and I’ll do anything to escape her.
That includes sleeping with my brother’s very off-limits best friend.

Dominique Price wants me.
My body. My mind. My soul.
And he can have me.
Behind closed doors and away from prying eyes.
As long as helps me forget my pain, and promises to stay the hell away from my heart, I’ll be his.
And for a short while, he’ll be mine.

But, we’re playing a dangerous game. One whose rules are swiftly being ignored.
I want him. Need him. Might even be addicted to him.

Only, happily ever after was never in the cards for us.
And it looks like I’m the idiot who forgot that.

Cruel Promise is a new adult sports romance with enemies to lovers/bullying themes and is recommended for mature readers 17+

Cruel Devil (Devils of Sun Valley High, #3) Cruel Devil, Devils of Sun Valley #3, Dominique and Kasey #1

Dominique Price hates me.
He wants me.
He can never have me.

At least that’s what I tell him.
Good looking, arrogant, football God, everything comes so easy for him. I won’t be just another game to win.
It doesn’t matter that I want him.
It doesn’t matter that with just one look, he takes my breath away.

He’s my brother’s best friend and officially off limits.
But when he touches me, I forget what we’re supposed to be.
Acquaintances. Enemies. Nothing.
And I dream of what we could be.
Friends. Lovers. Everything.

If only everyone’s expectations weren’t standing in the way.

Cruel Devil is a new adult sports romance with enemies to lovers/bullying themes and is recommended for mature readers 17+

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Blog Tour – Dark Knight by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: June 30

For years I’ve watched her.

Wanted her.

Craved her.

But I never, ever touched her…

Until that night.

When I caved and took what wasn’t mine to take.

The innocent girl I watched from the shadows grew into a tempting goddess who deserved better than my darkness.

One look. One touch. One mistake.

She didn’t just see me… she saw through me.

Revealing my identity was a price I wasn’t willing to pay.

But I was wrong.

She bought me with her touch.

I walked away once, and if I know what’s good for me, I’ll do it again.

But my best intentions are about to be obliterated…

When I find her in the one place she shouldn’t be.

Covering for her means risking the wrath of her family.

The longer I’m forced to keep this secret, the less I care about what it could cost me.

And you know what they say about bad behaviour?

The same thing as good deeds…

They shouldn’t go unpunished.

Dear reader,

Dark Knight is the first book in Calli and Batman’s story, and the next trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon

Free in KU

Begin the series for FREE with Dark Halloween Knight – you can grab it here!

Meet Tracy Lorraine

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

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

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New Release – Dark Knight by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: June 30

For years I’ve watched her.

Wanted her.

Craved her.

But I never, ever touched her…

Until that night.

When I caved and took what wasn’t mine to take.

The innocent girl I watched from the shadows grew into a tempting goddess who deserved better than my darkness.

One look. One touch. One mistake.

She didn’t just see me… she saw through me.

Revealing my identity was a price I wasn’t willing to pay.

But I was wrong.

She bought me with her touch.

I walked away once, and if I know what’s good for me, I’ll do it again.

But my best intentions are about to be obliterated…

When I find her in the one place she shouldn’t be.

Covering for her means risking the wrath of her family.

The longer I’m forced to keep this secret, the less I care about what it could cost me.

And you know what they say about bad behaviour?

The same thing as good deeds…

They shouldn’t go unpunished.

Dear reader,

Dark Knight is the first book in Calli and Batman’s story, and the next trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon

Free in KU

Begin the series for FREE with Dark Halloween Knight – you can grab it here!

Meet Tracy Lorraine

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

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

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Review – The Revenge by Tijan

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The Revenge; The Insiders #3
(#3 within a series)

Publication Date: September 13, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/New Adult/Intrigue Romance

Author: Tijan

Review Rating: 4.5 Gold Stars4.5 stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
This is the third and final book in the Insider trilogy. I won’t beat around the bush…I had a hard time diving into this last book, or perhaps I should say, I had a hard time staying focused during this final book.

For the first 60% of the book the story lagged. Honestly, there just wasn’t a lot of meat to hold my interest. However, the final 40% of the book is where the action and culmination of everything really lies. Once I reached this point I couldn’t put the book down, it just felt like forever until I reached it.

Did I love the ending…yes. Was everything tied up…for sure. Were there more twists to get there…no doubt. However, it just takes a really, really long time to get there.

I did enjoy the moments with Bailey and her brother Matt or Batt as the two of them call themselves when they are out sleuthing together. I have enjoyed watching him grow throughout the trilogy and become less of a douchebag.

Overall, I did enjoy the this book since it ties up the whole trilogy, but it did lag in spots. A 4.5 read overall.

Synopsis:
The Revenge is the taut, edgy, sexy, explosive conclusion to The Insiders trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestseller Tijan!

Bailey and Kash were used to living in the shadows. Now they are thrust into the public eye. Together, they can do anything, but undeniable danger and seemingly insurmountable challenges threaten the love and passion that binds them.

1. Bailey is reeling from the greatest loss she has ever suffered.

2. Enemies are closing in.

3. Even bigger secrets and twists are coming to light.

Win or lose, for Bailey and Kash, everything is on the line.

The series must be read in order for the best enjoyment:

The Insiders (The Insiders Trilogy, #1) The Damaged (The Insiders Trilogy, #2)

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Review – Dark Knight by Tracy Lorraine

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Dark Knight; Empire Knight #10
(#1 within a trilogy, #10 within a series)

Publication Date: June 30, 2022

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

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
A dark, obsessive man is my new love. Batman and Calli bring the heat along with a tension packed story.

Have I ever mentioned that Batman is my diehard, absolute favorite superhero? The broody loaner who has a huge chip on his shoulder, but always saves the day and don’t get me started on ALL of the gadgets…can you imagine what he would have for the bedroom…yum!! Well, Lorraine brings a delicious twist to the Dark Knight in her new trilogy and he fits the mold for dark, obsessive and just a little off his rocker mold, and I’m totally in love already. Batman is completely obsessed with Calli and yet….doesn’t feel worthy of her. This emotional tug-of-war within himself is soooooo good. What is he hiding and where will this obsession lead? I’m on the edge with where his story will lead.

Calli also surprised me with her spunk and fire as she has finally stepped into this world. Calli has always hated her role of being deemed a princess, but she didn’t know how to break free of it either. I feel she’s going to have a lot of character growth over this trilogy and I’m totally here for it. Calli is torn between her own obsession of what she wants and what she desires, not only in men, but in her life. Born a girl in a male dominated mafia world, she feels stifled, and I was so unprepared for the tension and love triangles that came out of how she felt, but I LOVED every moment of it.

Tracy totally upped her writing again, as this Empire world continues to grow, and I especially loved this new couple and can’t wait for more!!

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

She’s the mafia princess he was meant to stay away from.

And he did.

Until that one night when he was able to hide his identity and his darkness under a different kind of mask.

But one taste wasn’t enough.

Only the next time their paths cross, his inner demon is truly exposed.

Can she handle it, or will his darkness send her running back to her castle and smothered life?

Dear Reader,

This is the full length book for Calli and Batman that started in the Bully God anthology which is set within my dark mafia Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

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Series Cover Reveal – Dark Trilogy by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: June 30

For years I’ve watched her.

Wanted her.

Craved her.

But I never, ever touched her…

Until that night.

When I caved and took what wasn’t mine to take.

The innocent girl I watched from the shadows grew into a tempting goddess who deserved better than my darkness.

One look. One touch. One mistake.

She didn’t just see me… she saw through me.

Revealing my identity was a price I wasn’t willing to pay.

But I was wrong.

She bought me with her touch.

I walked away once, and if I know what’s good for me, I’ll do it again.

But my best intentions are about to be obliterated…

When I find her in the one place she shouldn’t be.

Covering for her means risking the wrath of her family.

The longer I’m forced to keep this secret, the less I care about what it could cost me.

And you know what they say about bad behaviour?

The same thing as good deeds…

They shouldn’t go unpunished.

Dear reader,

Dark Knight is the first book in Calli and Batman’s story, and the next trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

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Reckless Princess is coming July 28th!

Dark Legacy is coming August 25th!

Meet Tracy Lorraine

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

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

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

Review – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

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

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

Publication Date: June 2, 2022

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

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

But first we have to survive…

Dear Reader,

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

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Review – Ruthless Kingdom by Becca Steele and C. Lymari

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

Publication Date: May 13, 2022

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

Author: Becca Steele and C. Lymari

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Synopsis:
The conclusion to the Boneyard Kings trilogy…

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

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

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

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

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Cover Reveal – Vicious Kingdom by Becca Steele and C. Lymari

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

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

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

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

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

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

Who will be the one to call checkmate?

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ABOUT BECCA STEELE

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

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

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ABOUT C. LYMARI

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

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Blog Tour – Rule by Caitlyn Dare

Release Date: April 28

The Red Ridge Sinners MC series from bestselling author Caitlyn Dare continues…
The truth is out—I’m in love with three Sinners. 
 
Zach, Jax, and Diesel might want to make me theirs but there’s still too many secrets between us, ones that could ruin everything.
 
Ones that could break us.
 
They might rule my body.
Own my heart.
But ultimately, they have the power to break me.
 
Only it isn’t our future we have to worry about, because the past is about to catch up with us. And when it does…
 
Nothing will ever be the same again. 
RULE 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 three in the series.

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Meet Caitlyn Dare


Caitlyn Dare is a Top 50 Amazon bestselling author of dark romance. 
 

She writes angsty, gritty stories about alphaholes you’ll love to hate and the feisty girls who bring them to their knees.

 

Her bestselling series include: Savage Falls Sinners MC, a dark high school reverse harem romance; and Rebels at Sterling Prep, a dark bully high school romance.

 

To learn more about Caitlyn Dare & her books, visit here!

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New Release – Rule by Caitlyn Dare

Release Date: April 28

The Red Ridge Sinners MC series from bestselling author Caitlyn Dare continues…
The truth is out—I’m in love with three Sinners. 
 
Zach, Jax, and Diesel might want to make me theirs but there’s still too many secrets between us, ones that could ruin everything.
 
Ones that could break us.
 
They might rule my body.
Own my heart.
But ultimately, they have the power to break me.
 
Only it isn’t our future we have to worry about, because the past is about to catch up with us. And when it does…
 
Nothing will ever be the same again. 
RULE 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 three in the series.

Grab Your Copy Here!

Free in KU

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Binge the completed trilogy starting with book 1 Ruin here!

Meet Caitlyn Dare


Caitlyn Dare is a Top 50 Amazon bestselling author of dark romance. 
 

She writes angsty, gritty stories about alphaholes you’ll love to hate and the feisty girls who bring them to their knees.

 

Her bestselling series include: Savage Falls Sinners MC, a dark high school reverse harem romance; and Rebels at Sterling Prep, a dark bully high school romance.

 

To learn more about Caitlyn Dare & her books, visit here!

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Review – Reckless Princess by Tracy Lorraine

Reckless Princess; Knights Ridge Empire #8
(#2 within a trilogy, and #8 within a series)

Publication Date: May 5, 2022

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

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Toby really hates being coined as the nice guy, but….sigh…the way he is with Jodie is amazing. Sweet, protective, super alpha hot, but yeah, he’s also kinda of nice and there is nothing wrong with that because I adore Toby.

On the flip side, Toby is also a bad boy, he grew up in the mafia after all. His monster is the side he struggles with, not that it isn’t instinctual at this point in his life, but his monster has hurt the girl he’s come to care for and he doesn’t know how to win her back.

Jodie is hurt, she’s broken, and she’s more confused than ever. She was totally falling for Toby, but he ripped her heart out. However, once she’s had a moment to think and truths come to light, can she forgive the monster and be with the man she was falling for.

This book has ups and downs, sweet moments, steamy moments, and everything in between. Tracy continues to make characters I fall for, that top each other, and Toby and Jodie are sitting pretty in the number one spot.

Toby is the best of both worlds, completely sweet with a dark side that is possessive and a bit stalkerish. A total package. It’s no wonder he took over as my favorite Knight.

Reckless Princess ends on an emotional cliffhanger and I can hardly wait to find out what happens next.

Synopsis:

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

I thought I knew pain.

I thought I’d experienced grief and loss.

But nothing could compare to the moment Toby reached into my chest and ripped my heart out. Shattering the very foundations my life has been built on.

Everything I thought I knew about him was destroyed in an instant. Confirming all my worst fears.

The man he’s shown himself to be has been an act.

A deception.

A sick and twisted game.

He’s nothing more than a monster.

I’m at rock bottom once again, trying to drag myself out of the pit of despair.

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

He might be cruel.

Reckless.

Dangerous.

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

Because despite my tattered heart, he’s still trying to prove to me that he’s not all bad. That the sweet guy I fell so hard for really exists.

But will it be enough?

Dear Reader,
Reckless Princess is the second book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

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Review – The Reluctant Bride by Monica Murphy

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

Publication Date: April 19, 2022

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

Author: Monica Murphy

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

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

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

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

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

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

Synopsis:

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

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

My husband.

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Review – Phase of Fate by Coralee June

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Phase of Fate; Shifter Romance #1 
(#1 within a trilogy)

Publication Date: April 21, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Paranormal/Shifter/New Adult Romance

Author: Coralee June

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

A uniquely stunning beginning to a new paranormal romance by Coralee June. My mind is still swimming with all the emotions and imagery from this epic beginning where I was pulled in from the very beginning and left hanging with my jaw wide open at the very end. This book was so well done it deserves well beyond 5 stars!!!!

Phase of Fate begins in tragedy and is steeped in grief. This is a feeling I’m familiar with and Coralee writes it like she’s a bed partner with it. Halle is barely keeping her head above water after losing her sister and best friend in the most horrific manner, but upon a precipice of change she undergoes a shift that she never wanted and fears at the depth of her soul.

Theo is an Alpha shifter, a budding Alpha, but one who had been training for leading a pack his entire life. When his instinct pulls him towards Halle, he can’t fight it as much as he would want to. His wolf tells him Halle belongs to him, but the defiant girl infuriates him, defies him, and messes with his future which derails all the Alpha plans he ever had. The fates have decided that he can’t ignore her no matter what he originally planned now that Halle is his, but that doesn’t mean he has to like it.

Halle never asked for a guardian, especially an overprotective, growly one that she will never feel comfortable around. However, when her life changes and Theo becomes hers, her life no longer becomes hers in every single way. She needs to find a solution to save herself and save others as well. She won’t see other Prodigy’s suffer the same fate as her sister.

I can hardly describe how much I connected with Halle. Certainly not with having an overbearing shifter stuck to my side, I wish…but with the feelings of always being in the shadow or always being less than. I’m jammed right in the middle of two siblings and was always compared to both my entire life living in both of their shadows. Halle…well, I empathized with her emotions and her grief on a huge level.

Coralee truly infused this book into my thoughts and soul. I was dreaming about the book and couldn’t stop thinking about the characters or plot for days. While this has to be one of the slowest burns I’ve read when it comes to romance, I hardly noticed because it’s brilliantly written and has a totally original plot. I can hardly wait for the rest of the book to arrive more so because I’m addicted to the story vs.the slow moving chemistry. Who knew?!?

Don’t miss this fantastic read, especially if you love paranormal, new adult books. This one is a must read!!

Synopsis:

𝐀 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐂𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐋𝐞𝐞 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐞.

I was the average daughter. The troublemaker. The side character in my sister, Mona’s, story.
My sister was a Prodigy, endowed with exceptional skills and bonded with a guardian. In a world where all leaders, scientists, and artists are selected and pledged to shifters, she was born for greatness.
I was born to live in her shadow.
In a moment of rebellion, I trespassed on pack lands and an alpha guardian shifter, Theo, bonded to me. Tragedy makes me reject the pairing.
They say I am a Prodigy now–someone special.
I think they’re wrong.
Theo is protective, overbearing, and gets under my skin. He knows me better than anyone else. It takes everything I have to keep the wall around my heart built up.
I refuse to ever trust a shifter.
I refuse to fall in love with my rival.
But fate comes in phases.
Once a nobody, now a hero.
Once an enemy, now my forever.

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

Review – Reckless Knight by Tracy Lorraine

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Reckless Knight; Knight’s Ridge Empire #7
(#1 within a trilogy, #7 within the series)

Publication Date: April 7, 2022

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

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Toby is not the nice guy everyone thought he was. Welcome to a dark and dirty Knight that was hidden under the pretext of a good guy. 🔥❤

Swirling with angst and emotion, Toby is riding a knife’s edge of right and wrong in this latest addition to the Knights Ridge Empire series. Always thought of as the nice guy, Toby unleashes his inner demons and we get to ride out on all the deliciousness that he has pushed down for years. His dark side is sinful and I loved getting to know him better than just as Stella’s brother or the sidekick to his friends. Watch out because Toby is sinful dark chocolate with all the feels.

Jodie has no idea what is coming for her. Having recently lost her brother, now her father and her mum is hanging on by a thread, when Toby offers her a distraction she loses herself in what he has to offer. Little does she know that she’s just stepped into the devil’s clutches.

These two are pure fire. Falling deeper into the abyss of reckless passion; one thinking it’s closer to a relationship and the other knowing it’s purely for deception, but ultimately their chemistry is wicked hot and blazes with intense heat.

This is just the first book in their trilogy and I can hardly wait to see how these two work through their demons together.

As a small side note, I adored the secondary characters in this book. Not only did they bring extra heat, but also some comedy.

Tracy has once again upped her game and made me fall hard for this new couple and everyone else along for the ride.

Synopsis:

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you a new dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

The moment I discovered the dark truth, it descended on my life and threatened to swallow me whole.

It tore at my soul, piece by piece. But I refused to go down alone.

My need for vengeance pours out like a gaping wound… directed at the man I thought was my father. The one who trained me to become the monster I am.

I will not rest until he’s hurt the way he’s made us hurt.

I will not stop until he’s bled like those I love.

Until he’s paid the price, I’ll never truly be free.

An eye for an eye— he once told me.

And I’ve found the perfect target.

Someone he thought he could keep safe. Tucked away from the depraved world I barely survived.

But I’ve found her.

The innocent pawn in my twisted game.

The seductive demon who’s going to help settle the score once and for all.

All’s fair in love and war… checkmate.

Dear Reader,

Reckless Knight is the first book in a new trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series and follows the prequel One Reckless Knight.

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