1-click Alert: Stockholm Diaries by Rebecca Hunter

If you’re like me and you’ve got a thing for sexy Scandinavian men, then you need Rebecca Hunter’s Stockholm Diaries in your life. Her latest in the series are short reads that are sexy as get-out– Stockholm Diaries: One Night in Stockholm and One Night in Paris–and both are now live on Kindle!

There are absolute must-reads for the weekend! I am off to 1-click them now!

Get your copies now!

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One Night in Stockholm: https://www.amazon.com/One-Night-Stockholm-Romance-Episode-ebook/dp/B06XDYTCQP/

 

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One Night in Paris: https://www.amazon.com/One-Night-Paris-Romance-Stockholm-ebook/dp/B06XG1GXGQ/

Preorder Blitz: Beauty of the Beast by Rachel L. Demeter

Beauty of the Beast

by Rachel L. Demeter
Fairy Tale Retellings, #1
Publication Date: March 15, 2017
Genres: Historical Romance, Fairy Tale Retelling, Gothic Romance

PREORDER:

Special $2.99 sale price through March 19th!

SYNOPSIS: 

Experience the world’s most enchanting and timeless love story—retold with a dark and realistic twist.

A BEAST LIVING IN THE SHADOW OF HIS PAST

Reclusive and severely scarred Prince Adam Delacroix has remained hidden inside a secluded, decrepit castle ever since he witnessed his family’s brutal massacre. Cloaked in shadow, with only the lamentations of past ghosts for company, he has abandoned all hope, allowing the world to believe he died on that tragic eve twenty-five years ago.

A BEAUTY IN PURSUIT OF A BETTER FUTURE

Caught in a fierce snowstorm, beautiful and strong-willed Isabelle Rose seeks shelter at a castle—unaware that its beastly and disfigured master is much more than he appears to be. When he imprisons her gravely ill and blind father, she bravely offers herself in his place.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Stripped of his emotional defenses, Adam’s humanity reawakens as he encounters a kindred soul in Isabelle. Together they will wade through darkness and discover beauty and passion in the most unlikely of places. But when a monster from Isabelle’s former life threatens their new love, Demrov’s forgotten prince must emerge from his shadows and face the world once more…

Perfect for fans of Beauty and the Beast and The Phantom of the Opera,Beauty of the Beast brings a familiar and well-loved fairy tale to life with a rich setting in the kingdom of Demrov and a captivating, Gothic voice.

Content Warning: This is an edgy retelling of the classic fairy tale. Due to strong sexual content, profanity, and dark subject matter, including an instance of sexual assault committed by the villain, Beauty of the Beast is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

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ABOUT RACHEL L. DEMETER

Rachel L. Demeter lives in the beautiful hills of Anaheim, California with Teddy, her goofy lowland sheepdog, and her high school sweetheart of fourteen years. She enjoys writing poignant romances that challenge the reader’s emotions and explore the redeeming power of love.

Imagining dynamic worlds and characters has been Rachel’s passion for longer than she can remember. Before learning how to read or write, she would dictate stories while her mother would record them for her. She holds a special affinity for the tortured hero and unconventional romances. Whether crafting the protagonist or antagonist, she ensures every character is given a soul.

Rachel endeavors to defy conventions by blending elements of romance, suspense, and horror. Some themes her stories never stray too far from: forbidden romance, soul mates, the power of love to redeem, mend all wounds, and triumph over darkness.

Her dream is to move readers and leave an emotional impact through her words.

Don’t be a stranger! Rachel loves to connect and interact with her readers:

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Review: Distracting the Duke by Elizabeth Keysian

Distracting the Duke

by Elizabeth Keysian
Publication Date: February 20, 2017
Genres: Adult, Entangled: Select, Historical Romance

REVIEW

Elizabeth Keysian’s Distracting the Duke is an entertaining page-turner of a regency romance that had me hooked from page one.

Early on, we have one of those embarrassing moments that eventually set up Distracting the Duke’s meet-cute: Clara overhears Marcus and a friend discussion what sort of woman he should marry and Marcus is initially dismissive on Clara and her charms. She is far too opinionated and intelligent for him, and he is in the market for a “brainless, biddable” wife who will not argue with him and will bear him lots of children. Clara, on the other hand, is a widow who is not the least bit interested in being any man’s wife–after a disastrous marriage to an odious, abusive man, what she wants is independence, since (at the moment) she is having to live under her brother’s roof and by his rules. Marcus is all set to woo Ellie, Clara and her brother’s ward, but somehow Clara keeps distracting him.

Though Clara and Marcus start off as enemies of sorts, it’s obvious these two are meant to be. The chemistry between them is electric and they both ignite the other’s curiosity and passion. I really liked how Ms. Keysian added doses of reality–touching on the domestic abuse and betrayal Clara was subjected to in her first marriage and the emotional and physical abuse Marcus dealt with during his formative years as well as how watching his parents marriage crumble affected how he himself views the institution.

This is a well-written story with engaging characters. My only quibble is that sometimes the pacing felt a bit too fast and I wanted the author to slow down a bit. I also longed for a little more historical bits (more about the politics of the time, etc) but the characters kept me hooked and I was charmed by their love story.

A recommended read!

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Devonshire, England, 1820

Determined to avoid the strife-filled marriage of his parents, Marcus, the Duke of Ulvercombe, wants an amenable, biddable wife, and has set his cap for a certain pretty miss. Unfortunately, her vastly opinionated, frustrating, and lamentably beautiful guardian, Lady Clara Tinniswood, keeps distracting him, tempting him to consider a far more tempestuous—and passionate—union.

Recently widowed Lady Clara Tinniswood wants only to organize a quiet new life for herself, beyond the control of any man. But one shockingly unguarded moment while confronted by Marcus’s gloriously naked body catapults her headlong into a forbidden passion and threatens to undermine all her well-laid plans.

Even if Marcus abandons his sweet ideal and surrenders to his growing desire for Clara, there’s one unalterable issue which could destroy their hopes forever… 

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ABOUT ELIZABETH KEYSIAN

Elizabeth Keysian felt destined to write historical romance due to her Cornish descent, and an ancestral connection to the Norse god Odin. Being an only child gave her plenty of time to read, create imaginary worlds, produce her own comics, and write sketches and a deplorably bad musical for an amateur dramatics group.

Three decades spent working in museums and archaeology fired Elizabeth’s urge to write, as did living on a Knights Templar estate, with a garage full of skeletons, a resident ghost and a moat teeming with newts.

Elizabeth lives near Bath in England with her partner and cats.

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Release Blitz: Fake Fiancée by Ilsa Mills

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Fake Fiancée is a new standalone romance from Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Ilsa Madden-Mills!

ONLY $0.99 & FREE on Kindle Unlimited!

**limited time**

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From WSJ Bestselling Author Ilsa Madden-Mills comes a new stand-alone contemporary romance.

Fake engaged to the hottest quarterback in the country? SCORE.

They say nothing compares to your first kiss,

But our first kiss was orchestrated for an audience.

Our second kiss . . . that one was REAL.

He cradled my face like he was terrified he’d f*ck it up.

He stared into my eyes until the air buzzed.

Soft and slow, full of sighs and little laughs,

He inhaled me like I was the finest Belgian chocolate,

And he’d never get another piece.

A nip of his teeth, his hand at my waist . . .

And I was lost.

I forgot he was paying me to be his fake fiancée.

I forgot we weren’t REAL.

Our kiss was pure magic, and before you laugh and say those kinds of kisses don’t exist,

Then you’ve never touched lips with Max Kent, the hottest quarterback in college history.

Three months. Two hearts. One fake engagement.

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About the Author

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Wall Street Journal best selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap.

She’s addicted to all things fantasy, including unicorns and sword-wielding females. Other fascinations include frothy coffee beverages, dark chocolate, Ian Somerhalder, astronomy (she’s a Gemini), and tattoos. She has a degree in English and a Master’s in Education. When she’s not pecking away on her computer, she shops for cool magnets and fuzzy pajamas.

She loves to hear from readers and fellow authors. Email her at ilsamaddenmills@gmail.com.

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Release Blitz: Crown of Lies by Pepper Winters

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“I met the boy I wanted. But then he vanished and a new man claimed me instead. My father approved, my colleagues congratulated, and behind closed doors, I was bedded by a stranger.”

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Crown of Lies is NOW LIVE!

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“I met the man I wanted. But then he vanished, and a new man claimed me instead. My father approved, my colleagues congratulated, and behind closed doors, I was bedded by a stranger.”


Noelle Charlston lives a fairy-tale life: a doting father, a powerful job, and a future blessed with financial security.


However, two meetings with two men changes her happy existence forever. First, she meets the man who makes her heart sing. Three years later, she meets the man who makes her blood quiver.


Broken-hearted from a teenage romance, Noelle’s freedom is no longer hers. It belongs to the stranger her father believes is her perfect match. The stranger who pulls his lies over everyone he touches.
Including her.


Seduced and manipulated, Noelle gives into the mysterious Penn Everett. The lies he spins, the truth he hides, the mystery he weaves—it’s all enough to slowly erode the woman she is and turn her into something else.

Until her past collides with her present.

And it’s her turn to lie.

To everyone…including herself.

 

About the Author

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Pepper Winters wears many roles. Some of them include writer, reader, sometimes wife. She loves dark, taboo stories that twist with your head. The more tortured the hero, the better, and she constantly thinks up ways to break and fix her characters. Oh, and sex… her books have sex.

She loves to travel and has an amazing, fabulous hubby who puts up with her love affair with her book boyfriends.

 

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Hot on Ice Party is on!

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If you like your romance spiked with sexy athletes, then head over to the Hot on Ice Facebook Party–going on today, 26 January!

You’ll have the chance to win a fantastic prize pack including a $25 gift card and a digital book from each of the authors!

The party’s on all day–but hurry–it’s only TODAY! 🙂

 

Coming soon: Curly Q by Jamallah Bergman

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Curly Q —

coming soon

from Jamallah Bergman

 

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“Curly Q!”

“What?”

“That’s what I’m going to call you from now on. With all those curls you’ve got, they look like mounds and mounds of curly Q fries.”

Madison Wilson had always thought the nickname her brother in law gave her was funny and it would be something she would grow to love over the years. She had an amazing career being a partner of her own law firm as well as having a loving husband and family who cared for her. Then her life came tumbling down around her and she realizes she will slowly have to pick herself up from the fiasco that has now become reality, after living in a dreamland for so long. But when her big sister, Candace tells her to visit her and her family, Madison never thought her visit would turn out to be something more than she ever expected it to be.

Austin Collins always had a camera in his hand. With that camera, he’d traveled all over the world, taking pictures of places, people could only dream of visiting. When he came back home, he didn’t realize an impromptu visit would end up being something far more than he ever imagined.

Curly Q is a story of self-discovery between Madison and Austin, two people whose sudden friendship quickly brings romance, long kept secrets and intrigue that could change their lives forever.

Cover Reveal: Fake Fiancée by Ilsa Madden-Mills

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Fake Fiancée is a new standalone romance from Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Ilsa Madden-Mills releasing February 6th!

Meet Max Kent & Add Fake Fiancée  to your TBR: http://bit.ly/2jh5mIR

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Blurb

A new standalone romance from Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Ilsa Madden-Mills…

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Get ready for breathtaking kisses and dreamy football players…

About the Author

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Wall Street Journal best selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap.

She’s addicted to all things fantasy, including unicorns and sword-wielding females. Other fascinations include frothy coffee beverages, dark chocolate, Ian Somerhalder, astronomy (she’s a Gemini), and tattoos. She has a degree in English and a Master’s in Education. When she’s not pecking away on her computer, she shops for cool magnets and fuzzy pajamas.

She loves to hear from readers and fellow authors. Email her at ilsamaddenmills@gmail.com.

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On Sale: Prime Minister by Ainsley Booth & Sadie Haller

Prime Minister

by: Ainsley Booth, Sadie Haller
Frisky Beavers #1
Publisher or Imprint: Booth Haller Books
http://www.friskybeavers.com

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Gavin:
Ellie Montague is smart, sensitive, and so gorgeous it hurts to look at her. She’s also an intern in my office. The office of the Prime Minister of Canada.*
That’s me. The PM.
She calls me that because when she calls me Sir, I get hard and she gets flustered, and as long as she’s my intern, I can’t twist my hands in her strawberry-blonde hair and show her what else I’d like her to do with that pretty pink mouth.**

Ellie:
How much I like the PM varies on a daily basis. He’s intense, controlling, and a perfectionist in every way—and he demands the same of his staff.
How much I want him never wavers.
There’s something about him that tugs at me deep inside, and makes me wish that just once he’d cross the line in a late night work session. I’d take that secret to the grave if it meant I got a taste of the barely restrained beast inside him.***

FOOTNOTES:
* This is a fictional erotic romance. No prime ministers or interns were harmed in the making of this book.
** Except it’s a BDSM romance, so they were hurt a little.
*** Spoiler alert: she gets more than a taste. And she likes it.

About the Series

Canadian erotic romance with a dirty prime minister, an even dirtier doctor, and an entire hockey team full of secret kinks and HEAs just waiting to happen…Frisky Beavers is the type of romance series that happens when Ainsley Booth and Sadie Haller get carried away with April Fools Day jokes and then fall into a bottle of red wine (Frisky Beaver wine, in fact, and yes, that’s where the series name came from).

Currently available:
Prime Minister
Dr. Bad Boy

Coming soon:
Full Mountie (March 2017)
Mr. Hat Trick (August 2017)

About the Authors

Mom by day and filthy romance writer by night, Ainsley is super grateful for caffeine, banana and blueberry muffins, and yoga pants.

Surrounded by mist-covered mountains, Sadie Haller lives a quiet life with her husband and fur-babies.

Together, Ainsley and Sadie write funny, sexy Canadian erotic romances. You can find them at http://www.friskybeavers.com.

Praise

“Ainsley Booth and Sadie Haller have succeeded in delivering a downright steamy and all-consuming story.” ~ Wrapped Up in Reading 

“O. M. G. Hottest book ever. Seriously. Like cocaine.” ~ Bella, Book Babes Unite 

“Prime Minister is one hell of a sexy, decadent, and adorable read!I spent my entire day with Gavin and Ellie. Did I get any work done? Nope. Was it worth it to my romantic reader’s soul? YES!~ Tanya from KT Book Reviews 

“A super sexy romp through the halls of power.” ~ Genevieve Turner, co-author of the Fly Me To the Moon series (Ainsley’s favourite series of all time) 

“Sadie Haller and Ainsley Booth have penned a sexy, smart, and dirty political romance. And if you’ve got a little thing for a certain Head of State, let’s just say you’ll enjoy PRIME MINISTER immensely.” ~ Tamsen Parker, USA Today Bestselling Author 

“Ainsley Booth and Sadie Haller are the best at writing sexy bad boys–which means Gavin Strong only acts like an angel in front of his adoring public. He’s erotic. Dirty. And a whole lot of fun. Welcome to Canada–where we’re all about to fall in love with the Prime Minister.” ~ Anne Marsh, NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author 

“I was sucked into Ellie and Gavin’s love story and immediately enchanted. Ainsley and Sadie wove a spell and I was happily captivated.” ~ Brenna Aubrey, USA Today Bestselling Author

Sizzling sexual tension followed by explosive passion with a dash of laughter–Gavin & Ellie were an absolute delight. Totally my kind of kink!” ~ Taryn Elliott, USA Today Bestselling Author

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