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Wine Thief



Mary Billiter’s ‘Wine Thief’ releases May 29th. Preorder now for #halfprice!

What happens when a corporate spy clashes with a woman he can’t help but fall for? In Mary Billiter’s witty novel of deception and heat, a red-hot suit and a beautiful academic are linked by a vineyard and the mystery surrounding its origins.

Chloe Dorsey places her belongings in storage, puts Southern California in her rearview mirror, and heads to her sister’s home in Northern California for a fresh start. As one of the newly hired wine educators at the Napa Valley Point Resort and Winery, Chloe’s knowledge of wine is as limited as her income.

Anthony “Tony” Mahoney has one objective—to locate the Mother Vine, the source of the rare and award-winning wine that can only be found at the Napa Valley Point Resort and Winery. His talent for stealing secrets is tested when he makes an unlikely alliance with the one woman who could destroy all his plans.

Can Chloe stop the wine thief, or will she have her heart crushed in the process?

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Glamour of Midnight

Title: Glamour of Midnight
Author: Casey L. Bond
Genre: YA Epic Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retelling
Editor: Stacy Sanford/ The Girl with the Red Pen
Cover Designer: Melissa Stevens/ The Illustrated Author Design Services
Publication Date: April 5th, 2018
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Nineteen-year-old Karis has been blind since birth, but for some reason, she can see through the wall of smoke that separates the human lands from those of the Faeries that rule in grand courts on the other side. Most of the time, the only thing she can see on the other side of the wall is the swipe of a tail or the trailing of a bony hand along the surface. But one day, a handsome faerie appears and sweeps her away into his world—a world that is being ravaged by an evil so dark and deadly, she fears she may never see her home again. Loftin is a bounty hunter and he has been searching for Karis since she went missing from the Court of Ash. He needs to return her and collect the ransom. But the longer they travel together and the more he teaches her about what she is now able to see, the more difficult he finds the thought of letting her go. A fiery passion ignites between them, but with a monster tracking their every move, they must find a way to reach the Court of Ash before it kills them both.

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The Thing About Love by #KimKarr


The Thing About Love

Publication Date: January 2, 2018
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The whole stethoscope-and-white coat thing isn’t my cup of tea.

I prefer a man with an artistic vein in his body. 9 – 5 hours. And I can definitely do without the half-lidded, sleepy bedroom eyes. (Okay, so those are kind of sexy.)

Tall, dark, and handsome doesn’t change the fact that he’s arrogant, cocky, and rude.

Not that I care, but he’s made it clear he wants nothing to do with a quirky girl like me, which is why he said no.

Turns out no isn’t an option.

I have a quickie wedding to plan, and Dr. Jake Kissinger doesn’t have a choice. He looks at our situation like he’s stuck with me, but in reality I’m stuck with him. Stuck with his pouty mouth. His long, lean body. And stuck with those loose, low riding scrub pants. (Okay, so the doctor thing is growing on me.)

When spending time together turns into more than it should, I know I’m in trouble.

He isn’t supposed to make my heart pound.

I’m not supposed to make him look twice.

And we aren’t supposed to spend the night together. (Okay, so he has more than one artistic vein in his body, and other places.)

Falling for him is definitely a mistake.

Here’s the thing…

Jake is unavailable, and I know it.

Just not in the way you might think.

I guess you can’t have your cake and eat it too.


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Mr. Big (London Billionaire Book 2) by #NanaMalone


Mr. Big (London Billionaire Book 2)

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You’ve heard the rumors…

Yes, they’re all true. The women…the bank account…the really big…

Okay, I’m getting ahead of myself. I’m just saying, there’s a reason some call me Mr. Big. But none of it will matter to her. I’ve known her since we were kids. And she’s just as off limits now as she was then.

She’s my best friend’s little sister and when he asked me to give her the grand tour, he did not mean of my bedroom.

So Mr. Big has to stay under wraps… One problem, she’s the only woman I’ve ever truly loved. But with the secret I’m keeping, she’ll never love me back.


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Title: “Bark”

Series: Lost Valkyries MC #3

Author: Esther E. Schmidt


Cover Design: Esther E. Schmidt

Photographer: Sisu Fotografie


Model: Ralph Bijl


Genre: MC Romance

Standalone, short story.

Release Day: 04/10/2018

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Jodi – Some people might take a step back when they run into this guy. Although the way his eyes pierce mine, it’s as if he’s allowing me to see the kindness that’s hidden within.

Bark – Those I consider deserve to die, will be killed by me, without any remorse. I’m a man who will get close enough in a fight so I can enjoy seeing the life of another person slipping through my fingers. Yet when my fingers slide over her skin it’s as if I can feel the life slip right into me to enlighten my heart.

**Books in the Lost Valkyries MC series will each be a standalone, short story romance. Every book is lust to love at warp speed. Grip your panties because they are going to be melting…so be warned!**

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Lost Ones


Title: Lost Ones
Series: Bad Idea Series #2
Author: Nicole French
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 14, 2018


Six months ago, I gave my heart to a girl. 
Beautiful, kind, and sexy as sin, she’s the only person who
saw past my record or the color of my skin. Who ever saw me for me. 
She loved me enough to let me go, let me leave this city to
find my own path. 
But without her, I drift, lost without direction. 
Without me, she spirals, desperate for connection. 
I gave my heart to a girl, and she gave hers to me. 
But love shouldn’t hurt this much. 


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Nicole French is an East Coast/West Coast hybrid creature,
Springsteen fanatic, hopeless romantic, and complete and total bookworm. When
not writing or teaching about writing, she is hanging out with her family,
playing soccer with the rest of the thirty-plus crowd in Seattle, or going on
dates with her husband. In her spare time, she likes to go running with her dog,
Greta, or practice the piano, but never seems to do either one of these things
as much as she should.
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I Will Always Find You (Jefe Cartel Book 1) by #WillowSanders


I Will Always Find You (Jefe Cartel Book 1)

Publication Date: March 16, 2018
I Will Always Find You, book 1 from the Jefe Cartel Series by Willow Sanders is now LIVE !!! 

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I Will

Cammie Saint isn’t a victim. Sure, she’s had a string of bad luck, the apartment break in then the attack in the parking lot. Sometimes life hands you lemons. Why is everyone so interested in her case? Even the new neighbor is sniffing around for clues. There are things she wants from the neighborhood Officer Hottie, but an interrogation wasn’t what she was thinking of.


That’s Special Agent Vaughn, DEA. Of all the places he thought he’d be, Kansas City wasn’t one of them. Chasing Jefe for the last seven years had expelled the last bit of tolerance he had for chasing down bad guys. To say he was ready to put this case to bed would be like calling World War 2 a minor disagreement amongst countries. Jefe had taken too much from him. Time, and other things he didn’t want to get into. He just needed to keep his eyes on the ball and definitely NOT on his new neighbor with an ass for days and a sad story.

Find You

Why is the Jefe cartel in Kansas City? A Colombian drug ring in Anywhere, USA? While Agent Vaughn searches for answers, Cammie finds herself thrown into a world she never expected. How will secrets from her past, compromise her future? What happens when someone who never wanted to be found, is discovered?

I Will Always Find You is part one of a two-part series. Fair warning, it ends on a cliffhanger.

About The Author

Willow has always had a penchant for weaving tales. Whether it was horror stories for her bunkmates during sleep away camp, or full blown novels, the written word is always something that Willow has been drawn to. After years of debating whether or not her stories were good enough to be seen by anyone other than people required by blood to tell her they enjoyed them, she has finally made the leap into self-publishing.

A Chicago girl born and raised, you will find that most of her stories are either based in, or somehow tie back to the city she knows and loves. Her loyalties lie on the North-Side, as she proclaims she is a Cubs fan, and a fan of anyone playing against the White Sox. She can also be found regularly rooting for the Illini, when she isn’t being forced by her husband to betray her loyalty to the Blue and Orange in favor of a weekend cheering on the Spartans.

When she isn’t writing (in the physical sense- as stories are always brewing in her head in some form), she can regularly be found feeding her coffee addiction at the Green Mermaid (otherwise known as Starbucks). She is also a voracious reader and is quite certain that there is a glitter encrusted picture frame bearing her headshot somewhere on the wall at Amazon that says “this woman pays our salary.” You can also find her frequently stalking Goodreads, Pinning, FaceBooking, or hanging out on the Twitter.

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HOT Angel



Title: HOT Angel
A Hostile Operations Team Series Standalone
Author: Lynn Raye Harris
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Release Date: March 13, 2018

A new standalone romance from New York Times Bestselling
Author Lynn Raye Harris. Sexy, action-packed, and thrilling!
She’s damaged

Brooke Sullivan’s carefully ordered existence is spiraling out of control. Two
years ago, she was violently abducted by a terrorist group and nearly killed.
She’s worked hard to get her life back on track–moving to a new house,
changing careers, going on a couple of dates. When she witnesses a murder,
she’s plunged into a new nightmare. And as the past threatens to repeat itself,
she’s not sure she’ll survive this time.

He’s ruthless

Cade “Saint” Rodgers never forgot the beautiful girl he talked to at
the wedding of his commanding officer. Now she’s in trouble, and he’s the one
tasked with protecting her. Brooke is terrified of men like him–a Black Ops
soldier for whom violence is a way of life–which makes falling for her a
terrible idea. But that won’t stop Cade from using every sensual trick he’s got
to make her believe anything is possible if only she wants it badly enough.

Together, they’re combustible

As danger draws closer, it’ll take all of Cade’s strength–and all of Brooke’s
determination–to learn how to let go of the past and trust each other. But it
might not be enough. To keep her safe, he may have to let her go forever…

The Hostile Operations Team is a covert military Black Ops unit. Their motto
is Where None Dare. H.O.T. operators come from all branches of the
military. The only criteria for membership: they must be the best of the best!

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lynn Raye Harris burst onto the scene when she won a writing contest held by Harlequin. A former finalist for the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award and the National Readers Choice Award, Lynn lives in Alabama with her handsome former military husband and two crazy cats. Lynn writes about hot military heroes, sizzling international billionaires, and the women who dare to tame them. Her books have been called “exceptional and emotional,” “intense,” and “sizzling.” To date, Lynn’s books have sold over 2 million copies worldwide.

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Title: Oceanside

Series: Rock Stars, Surf and Second Chances #3

Author: Michelle Mankin
Genre: Rock Star/Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 10, 2018


Oscar night.

Rock star legend, Ashland Keys should be on top of the world, but the blond
blue-eyed SoCal surfer is disillusioned with fame, done with drugs, bored with
the groupies and sick of all the fake f*ckery.

A rising star, Fanny Bay is nominated for best original song in the same
category as the Dirt Dogs band, but the novel redhead with the corkscrew curls
and the slight Canadian accent would prefer to chart a course with a different

Hollywood is not for her.

He’s full of regrets, darkness and secrets.

She’s full of hope and light and has mysteries of her own.

He’s her reserved hero.

She’s his gypsy rose.

He’s water. She’s fire. Together, they don’t make sense.

But he’s what she’s always wanted, and she just might be everything he needs.


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Oscar night
“Ash,” I corrected. “My friends call me Ash.” My voice
sounded gruff from the weight of the things I wanted to explore further with
her. Things that I wouldn’t, couldn’t pursue. Bad timing to meet someone who so
intrigued me if the test turned out the way I feared. And even if it didn’t,
she was too young, too innocent. Not at all right for someone like me.
“Ash,” she repeated, my name sliding so easily between those
recently wetted ruby red lips of hers. I imagined them wrapped around my shaft
and knew I wouldn’t have turned her down if she had offered to do to me the
things the groupie had. My cock was certainly interested in her. It didn’t care
about timing or right and wrong. It was all about action. 
“I’m sorry you got drawn into my mess,” she continued. “I
think that under different circumstances we might have been friends. It’s
difficult to find many of those in our profession. Genuine ones, I mean. But I
think it’s better if we just go ahead and say goodbye right now.”
“How so?” The lust thundering through me made it difficult
to focus, but I did get that she was giving me the brush off. And even though
wisdom dictated that I take the hint—it was the logical thing to do after all
given our differences—the alpha male in me said, ‘Fuck logic.’
“Because my stepfather wasn’t kidding around. He means what
he says. You don’t want to be on his bad side. I don’t want
you to be on his bad side. And that’s where you would end up if he thought you
were a friend of mine.”
“Someone who steps in front of him when he’s twisting your
arm and hurting you, you mean?”
Her eyes wide, she nodded.
“Well, fuck that bullshit.” My gaze grazed the red welt on
her arm. “He’s the one who should be worried about getting on my bad side.”
She smiled at my vehement response and smiling she was more
than just cute. She was a wrecking ball to my resolve, Prettier in person than
in any of the videos I had seen of her and so enticing in that little yellow
halter top with the tempting bow dangling between her shoulder blades. I
imagined untying it and taking those pins out of her hair. What would those
glorious red curls feel like around my…. No… I reined those thoughts back and
settled for tracing her subtle curves with my gaze instead. No sex. Not with
her. Not with anyone. Not for a while. Potentially not ever. I wouldn’t put
anyone at risk if there was even a chance they would get infected. Ironic to be
sure. Divine justice for my own irresponsible behavior over the years.
The familiar icy dread returning, I had to remind myself
that no diagnosis had actually been made. I had momentarily forgotten my
apprehension in her presence. That song of hers was so fucking full of hope it
had me expecting a miracle. And that hope sprang from within her. She was the
source. No wonder her star had risen so fast. Just a handful of minutes with
her was all it had taken for me to realize it.
“I…I wasn’t expecting to run into you tonight.” Her eyes
twinkled like stars emerging in the sky as the sun relinquished its hold on the
day. “I had hoped to, sure, you know, since I love…your music so much.” A few
more spirally crimson curls shivered free of their pins as her hands fluttered
in front of her chest. “It’s just now that I’ve actually met you for real.” She
gave me that utterly beguiling guileless look. “I’ll never be able to look at
your picture the same way again.”
“No reason to settle for a photograph, Fanny. You have your
things to do tonight, and I’ve got mine. But afterward, there are a lot of
parties. I’m sure we can manage to bump into each other again. Maybe talk some
more.” Unwise, Ashland. But yet doing the ‘whoever and whatever the fuck I
wanted’ rock star entitlement thing was a hard habit to crush. I might not be
able to take this where I wanted with her spread out on the sheets beneath me,
but I wasn’t ready for whatever the hell this was to end yet, either. So
shouldn’t I leave myself an opening? A contingency plan? I had been walking
around like a zombie. But what if the diagnosis wasn’t what I feared? What if I
received favorable news? What then? Who then? As I continued to stare into
those starlit eyes of hers, I felt something shift and lock into place that was
startlingly certain. Her. If I had a future on the other side of this, I wanted
that future to include her.
“There is a reason.” She shook her head. “Samuel Lesowski.
My stepfather. You two didn’t exactly hit it off.”
“You’re an adult. He doesn’t have to know everything you do,
does he?”
“No.” Her face brightening, she shook her head excitedly and
more curls escaped.
“What do you say then? How about this? You be just you and
I’ll be just me. A girl from Beverly Hills and a guy from the beach. None of
the other stuff. It’s not important. I’ve got a hurdle I have to clear next
week, but afterward I can come back to LA. We could meet somewhere.”
“I don’t know.” She captured and wrapped one of her curls
around her finger while blinking uncertainly at me through the thick fringe of
her crimson lashes.
“There’s a coffeehouse,” I plowed over her reservations. “The
Cosmic Cup in Manhattan Beach. It’s by the water. Quiet. Close enough to where
you live, but a fair enough distance from the bullshit of LA. How about
Wednesday at ten o’clock?”
“But nothing. You wrote that song, ‘Tomorrow Today’, right?
Make every moment count. I believe that. We can’t control time, but who says we
can’t manipulate it. We bumped into each other tonight for a reason. Don’t you
think we owe ourselves a chance to find out what that reason is?” 


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Michelle Mankin is the New York Times
bestselling author of the Black Cat Records series of novels.
Rock Stars. Romance. Redemption. 

Love Evolution, Love Revolution, and Love Resolution are a
BRUTAL STRENGTH centered trilogy, combining the plot underpinnings of
Shakespeare with the drama, excitement, and indisputable sexiness of the rock
‘n roll industry. 

Things take a bit of an edgier, once upon a time turn with
the TEMPEST series. These pierced, tatted, and troubled Seattle rockers are
young and on the cusp of making it big, but with serious obstacles to overcome
that may prevent them from ever getting there. 

Rock stars, myths, and legends collide with paranormal
romance in a totally mesmerizing way in the MAGIC series. 

Catch the perfect wave with irresistible surfers in the ROCK

Romance and self-discovery, the FINDING ME series is a
Tempest spin off with a more experienced but familiar cast of characters. 
Exploring the sexual double standards for women, the ROCK
F*CK CLUB series is a what-if the groupies called the shots instead of the rock

When Michelle is not prowling the streets of her Texas town
listening to her rock or NOLA funk music much too loud, she is putting her
daydreams down on paper or traveling the world with her family and friends,
sometimes for real, and sometimes just for pretend.
Love Evolution
Love Revolution
Love Resolution
Love Rock’ollection  TEMPEST series (also available in audio):

Irresistible Refrain
Enticing Interlude
Captivating Bridge
Relentless Rhythm
Tempest Raging
Tempting Tempo
Scandalous BeatThe MAGIC series (also available in audio):

Strange Magic
Dream Magic

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Oceanside FINDING ME series (also available in audio):

Find Me
Remember Me
Keep MeROCK F*CK CLUB series:

Rock F*ck Club (audio coming soon)
Rock F*ck Club 1.5

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Readers, bloggers, and attendees of the Naughty San Diego signing are invited to join Michelle on a walking tour through the streets of Ocean Beach as featured in Oceanside on Sunday April 15, 2018