Monday, 30 July 2018

Book Tour + #Giveaway - The Adventures of Louise - by Bena Roberts @benaroberts #RomCom #ChickLit


My Cake!
The Adventures of Louise Book 1
by Bena Roberts
Genre: Romantic Comedy, ChickLit


Louise, otherwise known as a red-haired Kardashian decides she wants to settle down. She dreams of a sugar daddy and is willing to sacrifice good looks and great sex for Mr. Sensible.

Is this really what Louise wants? Can she put her lover, liar and diva life behind her and fall in love with the older man Gerhard?

Will this May to December date change her life forever? Alternatively, will Louise's sexual appetite make things difficult for her?

Question - What is the first line of the book?


Answer - Yesterday, I had God-like sex with a man juicier than sirloin steak.

This laugh out loud short story is a quick read for the beach, train or plane.


This is a very short story, not a novel or a novella. It has been heavily adapted from one chapter of the book Blind Dates, Big Love & Six Tinder Weeks



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My Bite Back!
The Adventures of Louise Book 2


He promised to be a lawyer, a great lover and a tennis player.

He wasn't.

First betrayal and manipulation then Louise bites back. After two weeks of feeling sorry for herself, she makes a plan to get her revenge.

This is a hilarious chicklit short story! With a flash of adult humor!

Betrayal, manipulation, and payback.

Amazon Short Read - this is a 15 to 30 minute short story!

My Bite Back is from The Adventures of Louise Series all of which can be read as standalone.

This is an adapted version of one of the chapters from Blind Dates, Big Love and Six Tinder Weeks.

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Bena Roberts was a journalist and analyst. Now she prefers the title novelist and romance adventurist. She graduated in England 1994 and then with a Masters in 1997.

Born in 1973, Bena lived in West London until she was 24. Then she lived and worked in Budapest, Bruges, Prague, Amsterdam, Vienna, Hamburg and Munich. She currently resides in Germany, between Heidelberg and Frankfurt. Although she still refers to London as 'home.'

Bena successfully created a technology blog which gained funding, had lunch with Steve Ballmer and was 'top 50 most influential woman in mobile.' Her blog also won several awards including Metro Best Blog.

Bena has two children, loves small dogs and always writes books with a cup of Earl Grey.

Bena's favorite literary style is black humor, and she hopes to offer a unique voice in this area. Her books aim to confront the darkest of life experiences, with levity. Most of her writing is heavy hitting yet also entertaining. The second novel out in 2018 offers thought-provoking fiction which embraces the absurd with reality.





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Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Book Tour + #Giveaway - Highland Brides of Skye - by Tarah Scott & April Holthaus #Historical #Romance


Passion
Highland Brides of Skye Book 1
by Tarah Scott and April Holthaus
Genre: Historical Romance

Over the years, many lasses have found refuge in the Scottish Highland’s Glenwood Abbey. But for three young ladies, sanctuary becomes servitude, with master puppeteer Malcom Donald using them in his plan to rule the Isle of Skye. 

When a return trip home from a clan meeting ends in a bloodbath, Laird Caeleb MacLeod begins his search for the clansman who betrayed them. Little does he know he need look no further than his bed. 

As the housekeeper for Laird Caeleb MacLeod, Gwendolyn is in a position to learn many things important to her master, Malcom Donald, captain to the Donald laird. Now she must choose between destroying the man she loves and saving the sister being held hostage by Malcolm. 
PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS TREASURES OF SKYE



Redemption
Highland Brides of Skye Book 2

For years, master thief Helena Donald has lived at Glenwood Abbey and submitted to Malcolm Donald’s bidding. Desperate to break free of his control, Helena agrees to steal the MacLeod Faire Flag for Malcolm for she intends to sell the flag and start a new life far from Malcom. When Helena is caught in a blizzard, she prefers to die in the cold wasteland rather than return to the abbey. 

Kaden MacLeod has chosen a solitary life in a cabin on the shore of Loch Haven. But a woman’s scream during a raging snowstorm sends him racing to rescue Helena from the frigid waters of the frozen loch. When he learns that this beautiful young woman is about to commit the same crime for which his father, Laird MacLeod, hung Kaden’s younger brother, he’ll stop at nothing to prevent her from facing a similar fate. 



Deception
Highland Brides of Skye Book 3

Betrothed to Lady Allison, the granddaughter of the dying MacKenzie laird, Jacob MacKinnon stands ready to do his duty and unite their two clans. But enemies watch, and plan to prevent the uniting of those two powers. 

After an attack on his betrothed’s carriage leaves only Lady Allison alive, Jacob is determined to find her would-be killers. 

Linnae Donald is a lowly serving girl. How is she supposed to tell Laird MacKenzie that the granddaughter he’s mistaken her for died when their carriage was attacked? 

She can’t break a dying man’s heart. Neither can she do what Jacob MacKinnon asks and help him prevent a war by pretending to be Lady Alison…and marrying him. 


Best-selling author Tarah Scott cut her teeth on authors such as Georgette Heyer, Zane Grey, and Amanda Quick. Her favorite book is a Tale of Two Cities, with Gone With the Wind as a close second. She writes modern classical romance, and paranormal and romantic suspense. Tarah grew up in Texas and currently resides in Westchester County, New York with her daughter.





April Holthaus is an Award-Winning Author for her Scottish Historical Romances. For more than ten years, she has worked full time in the direct marketing business, but developed a passion of historical romances through her love of reading, history and genealogy. When she is not working or writing, April loves to spend time with her family and traveling. 






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Thursday, 19 July 2018

Release Day Blitz - Then She Sang [Islander Romance, 2] by Janice Godin @JaniceGodinNL #Romance #WomensFiction


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Then She Sang 
Author: Janice Godin 
Genre: Women's Fiction /Romance 
Dates:19th of July 
Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours

THEN SHE SANG

Blurb:

Tracey’s life has come full circle. She’s home again, this time for good, to raise her daughter in the home where love was always a tangible thing. But the reality of being a newly divorced single mom is harder to carry than she’d thought. So, when she befriends Kathleen and is gifted the impossible, her great-grandmother’s journal, the pieces of her life begin to fall into place. 

Her plans for a man-free life are thrown off course when she runs into Alex, her childhood best friend. He’s changed, from the lanky boy she used to know to a gorgeous man who makes her feel like a woman. The woman she used to be. 

When passions ignite, she follows her heart only to discover that the years they’ve spent apart have left them each with secrets that have the power to ruin their future together. 

Their connection may be undeniable, but even love can’t survive if the truth remains hidden.

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Janice Author Bio: 

I'm an award winning romance author from the beautiful island of Newfoundland, Canada, where I am currently starting work on book 3 of my Island series. Book 2, Then She Sang, will be released July 23rd, 2018! Pre-order your copy now!

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Monday, 16 July 2018

Book Tour + #Giveaway - Exile of Angels - by Ron C. Nieto @RonCNieto #UrbanFantasy


Fall From Grace
Exile of Angels Book 1
by 
Ron C. Nieto
Genre: Urban Fantasy



Hell was meant to be a timeless prison. It’s not.

Henry Black, former Archangel of Secret Knowledge, wants some peace of mind after untold millennia locked up in Hell, but the guilt of inhabiting a body that is not his own and of having left behind his brothers and sisters still damned to solitary confinement eats him up inside.

Old sins are hard to cleanse.

He thinks he can atone by doing the right thing—play the older brother to his host body’s kin while upturning every secret buried in Creation until he finds a way to free every single angel who fell—but with every fact uncovered, he finds himself one step further from the release he craves and one step closer to more chains that bind.

Maybe the only way to be at peace with himself is to face a new war head on…



Rise To Freedom
Exile of Angels Book 2



I am a demon possessing the body of the late Malik Sadik. Truth.

Yes, the former Archangel of Truth now inhabits the body of coffeehouse barista Malik Sadik. But Malik wasn’t a willing participant to this possession, not like Henry Black. The human Henry Black willingly gave over his body to the Archangel of Secret Knowledge. Malik, on the other hand, was merely in the wrong place at the wrong time.

I still feel human. Truth.

Yes, Malik still feels human. But he’s not human and a war is brewing. When Hell threatens to unravel and its black hunger eats and corrupts those Malik has learned to care about, he must make a choice between what he knew as an angel and what he has begun to feel as a man.

So, what happens when Truth isn’t right?







Ron C. Nieto is a fantasy and romance author who has been writing in her secluded fortress for the longest time. Recently, she had a talk with her cat and decided that she should share her creations, because it was selfish to hoard them all for herself.

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Friday, 13 July 2018

Harlequin July Recommended Reads w/ Debra Webb, Melissa Senate, and Marie Ferrarella

Title: Body of Evidence
Author: Debra Webb
Genre: Romance
Harlequin Imprint: Intrigue
Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR


Blurb: 

ER doctor Marissa Frasier needs the best protection after she’s wrongly suspected of her ex-husband’s murder. And rugged Colby Agency investigator Lacon Traynor is keeping her close 24/7, helping her find the truth—and uncovering her most vulnerable passions. But someone else wants Marissa for his own…and is about to use their desire as one killer trap.

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DEBRA WEBB is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 150 novels, including reader favorites the Shades of Death, the Faces of Evil, the Colby Agency and the Shades of Death series. She is the recipient of the prestigious Romantic Times Career Achievement Award for Romantic Suspense as well as numerous Reviewers Choice Awards. In 2012 Debra was honored as the first recipient of the esteemed L. A. Banks Warrior Woman Award for her courage, strength, and grace in the face of adversity. Recently Debra was awarded the distinguished Centennial Award for having achieved publication of her 100th novel. With this award Debra joined the ranks of a handful of authors like Nora Roberts and Carole Mortimer.

With more than four million books in print in numerous languages and countries, Debra’s love of storytelling goes back to her childhood when, at the age of nine, her mother bought her an old typewriter in a tag sale. Born in Alabama, Debra grew up on a farm. She spent every available hour exploring the world around her and creating her stories. She wrote her first story at age nine and her first romance at thirteen. It wasn’t until she spent three years working for the Commanding General of the US Army in Berlin behind the Iron Curtain and a five-year stint in NASA’s Shuttle Program that she realized her true calling. A collision course between suspense and romance was set. Since then she has expanded her work into some of the darkest places the human psyche dares to go. Visit Debra at www.debrawebb.com.

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Title: Detective Barelli’s Legendary Triplets
Author: Melissa Senate
Genre: Romance
Harlequin Imprint: Special Edition


Blurb: 

Blame it on the spiked punch, or on the legend of Wedlock Creek Chapel. But Norah Ingalls is now Detective Reed Barelli’s wife. The lawman certainly didn’t intend to marry the gorgeous mom of three infant babies; an instant family wasn’t in his plans. Yet just walking away was unimaginable. In this brand-new Wyoming Multiples romance, marriage is just the beginning…

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I've written many novels under my own name and pen names (including one secret pseudonym, but email me, and I'll tell you!). My books include my debut, SEE JANE DATE, made into a TV movie, and THE LOVE GODDESS' COOKING SCHOOL. Other novels are: The Solomon Sisters Wise Up; Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?; The Breakup Club; Theodora Twist (for teens); Love You To Death; Questions To Ask Before Marrying; The Secret of Joy; and The Mosts (YA). I've also written seven romance novels for Harlequin Special Edition under the pen name Meg Maxwell. In the Hurley's Homestyle Kitchen series: COWBOY IN THE KITCHEN; THE DETECTIVE'S 8 LB, 10 OZ SURPRISE; THE COWBOY'S BIG FAMILY TREE; THE COOK'S SECRET INGREDIENT, CHARM SCHOOL FOR COWBOYS; and SANTA'S SEVEN-DAY BABY TUTORIAL, a Christmas-themed novel. I also contributed a book for the Montana Mavericks series The Great Family Roundup: MOMMY AND THE MAVERICK.

I'll be writing more romances for Harlequin Special Edition under my own name in 2018 and beyond, starting with THE BABY SWITCH! in April. In July look for Detective Barelli's Legendary Triplets. In August: The Maverick's Baby-in-Waiting. And another in November.
Short stories can be found in American Girls About Town and Flirting With Pride and Prejudice: Fresh Perspectives On The Original Chick Lit Masterpiece. Essays in: It's A Wonderful Lie: 26 Truths About Life In Your Twenties and Everything I Needed To Know About Being A Girl I Learned from Judy Blume.

I'm a former book editor (romance and teen fiction) from New York City and now live on the beautiful coast of Maine with my teenage son and our sweet shepherd mix, Flash, and our comical lap cat, Cleo. Please come visit my website at MelissaSenate.com for more information.

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Title: Cavanaugh’s Secret Delivery
Author: Marie Ferrarella     
Genre: Romance
Harlequin Imprint: Romantic Suspense


Blurb: 

Delivering a stranded woman’s baby? All in a day’s work for Detective Dugan Cavanaugh. But the new mother is investigative reporter Toni O’Keefe, who’s hot on the trail of the drug cartel Dugan is tracking. Now with infant Heather and Toni in the cartel’s lethal sights, Toni’s fragile trust in Dugan is their only shot to get Cavanaugh justice!

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Marie Rydzynski was born on March 28 in West Germany to Polish parents. She moved to America at the age of four. For an entire year, Marie and her family explored the eastern half of the country before finally settling in New York.

Marie swears she was born writing, "which must have made the delivery especially hard for my mother." From an early age, Marie's parents would find her watching television or tucked away in some private place, writing at a furious pace. "Initially, I began writing myself into my favourite shows. I was a detective on '77 Sunset Strip,' the missing Cartwright sibling they never talked about on 'Bonanza' and the 'Girl from U.N.C.L.E.' before there was a 'Girl from U.N.C.L.E.,' not to mention an active participant in the serialized stories of 'The Mickey Mouse Club.'" Marie began to write her first romance novel when she was 11 years old, although she claims that, at the time, she didn't even realize it was a romance! She scribbled off and on, while dreaming of a career as an actress.
Marie was only 14 when she first laid eyes on the man she would marry, truly her first love, Charles Ferrarella. During her days at Queens College, New York, acting started to lose its glamour as Marie spent more and more time writing. After receiving her English degree, specialising in Shakespearean comedy, Marie and her family moved to Southern California, where she still resides today.

After an interminable seven weeks apart, Charles decided he couldn't live without her and came out to California to marry his childhood sweetheart. Ever practical, Marie was married in a wash-and-wear wedding dress that she sewed herself, appliquΓ©s and all. "'Be prepared' has always been my motto,"the author jokes. This motto has been stretched considerably by her two children, Nikky and Jessi, "but basically, it still applies," she says.

In November of 1981, she sold her first novel for Harlequin. Marie, who now has written over 150 novels, has one goal: to entertain, to make people laugh and feel good. "That's what makes me happy," she confesses. "That, and a really good romantic evening with my husband." She's keeping her fingers crossed that her reader's enjoy reading her books as much as she enjoyed writing them.

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Thursday, 12 July 2018

Release Blitz - The Reluctant Billionaire Bride [Billionaire Brides, 3] by Roz Lee @RozLee_Author #RomanticComedy

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THE RELUCTANT BILLIONAIRE BRIDE
USA Today Bestselling Author Roz Lee
The Reluctant Billionaire Bride
Series: Billionaire Brides Book 3
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy
Publisher: State of Mind
Publication Date: June 15, 2018
There are some things money can’t buy—like happiness and happily-ever-afters.
There are certain moments in her life Julie Davis will never forget – like the moment she realized the numbers on her winning ticket would change her life forever. And the moment she thought she’d never live to spend a penny of her winnings. Then there was the moment she kissed Colin Parker and knew there were things in life money couldn’t buy—like happiness and happily-ever-afters.
Growing up in tiny Butte Plains, Texas, Colin Parker longed for the bright lights of Nashville to shine on him. Unwilling to let anyone derail his up-and-coming career, Colin is determined to forget Julie Davis and the promise of the one kiss they shared, but forgetting isn’t an option. When his career skyrockets he finds himself longing for home and the woman he let get away. There’s just one problem—Julie Davis doesn’t want any part of him or his celebrity lifestyle.

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It took a second for Julie to unlock her muscles. Everyone with ears knew Colin Parker. He’d been an up-and-coming country artist a year ago, but he’d recently had several songs hit the top of the charts and stay there. He’d become a household name, and one of the most eligible bachelors in Nashville. “Colin is staying at your house?”
“Apparently so. That’s what Roseanne was calling to tell me. I think I’m supposed to keep it on the down-low, so don’t mention it to anyone, okay?”
“My lips are sealed.” Bad choice of words, she thought as memories of how her lips had parted for Colin’s kiss. They’d just closed down a local music venue and been on their way to their respective cars, which turned out to be the only two left in the parking lot, and occupying adjacent lined spaces. The conversation they’d started hours ago inside continued as they sat on the hood of Colin’s rental then, as the lights illuminating the parking lot winked out, revealing a sky growing lighter by the minute, he’d cupped her chin, turning her to face him.
He’d given her plenty of time to say no, but, looking into his blue eyes and seeing the man she’d come to know so well, she’d done the opposite of what she’d meant to do. She’d leaned in, offering up her lips for what had become in her mind as The Kiss.

Other Books by Roz Lee

Love is in the air for some of the most unlikely billionaires on the planet in tiny, Butte Plains, Texas. The town’s favorite son, a Yankee transplant, and a very lucky lady find more than they’re looking for in the Billionaire Brides series by USA Today best-selling author, Roz Lee.
On Sale for $0.99 only! Offer ends July 31. Get your copy today.

The Backdoor Billionaire's Bride

The Yankee Billionaire's Bride

About Roz Lee

USA Today Bestselling Author, Roz Lee is a displaced Texan who lives in New Jersey with her husband of almost four decades, and Bud, an overly large rescue dog who demands regular romps in the woods no matter how busy his parents are.
The mom of two daughters and grandma to the cutest baby boy ever, Roz collects Depression glass and tea cups with rose patterns. Her favorite food is Tex-Mex, and she’s never met a piece of chocolate she didn’t like.
When Roz isn’t writing, she’s reading, or traipsing around the country on one adventure or another. Warning—she brakes for antique stores!

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