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A steamy, emotional romance from USA Today Bestselling Author Alexa Padgett.
Remembering the music I love… lets me forget a past that haunts me.
I thought realizing my dream of country music stardom would chase away the ghosts of the past. But I didn’t understand how the horrors of war would imprint their scars on my heart… leaving me a shadow of the man I used to be.
Haunted by regret, filled with a rage I can’t control, I destroy my favorite guitar.
A J. Olsen original. The only instrument that allows my fingers to caress my music into creation.
Now, I need a new one, and in order to get it fast, I have to work with her—Jenna. She stirs something deep inside me. Something I haven’t felt in years.
When I stare into her breathtaking eyes for the first time, I see struggles that echo my own. The kind of torment that colors a woman’s soul. But I’m drawn to her—I just can’t stay away.
As our emotions start to blossom, creating a magic that rivals the music, Jenna’s dangerous ex reappears to play a reckless game. Between his lust for revenge and the unreasonable demands of my record label, we can’t catch our big break.
And unless we can both heal the wounds that remain shuttered in darkness, we’ll lose everything.
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USA TODAY Bestseller
Alexa Padgett’s books have garnered accolades from Kirkus Reviews, National Indie Excellence Awards, The Romance Reviews, and Readers’ Favorites. Her last few novels have been added to several Goodreads Best lists.
Alexa spent a good part of her youth traveling. From Budapest to Belize, Calgary to Coober Pedy, she soaked in the myriad smells, sounds, and feels of these gorgeous places, wishing she could live in them all–at least for a while. And she does in her books.
She lives in New Mexico with her husband, children, and Great Pyrenees pup, Ash. When not writing, schlepping, or volunteering, she can be found in her tiny kitchen, channeling her inner Barefoot Contessa.
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❤️🤍💙 NEW RELEASE ❤️🤍💙
No Man Left Behind: A Veteran Inspired Charity Anthology
Participating Authors: Elizabeth Knox & E.C. Land, M. Merin, H.J. Marshall, Jewelz Baxter, Cedar Rose, TK Lawyer, K. C. Stone, Claire Ashlynn and Jaime Russell
Cover Designer: Clarise Tan
Cover Model: Caylan Hughes
Release Date: February 18, 2021
A few of the chosen authors are coming together for a veteran anthology where a hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to charity. So, cozy up on your couch, pull out your kindle, and take a dive into these steamy veteran inspired stories.
While some are just a peek of what’s to come by these amazing authors, others are short stories or novellas.
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The Jade Talisman
(The Jade Chronicles, #2)
Publication date: March 2021
Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Fantasy, Science Fiction
A talisman. A song. A story about time itself, as it moves through each winding branch in the tree of life.
It is the year 2762 in the Empire of Khalendar, and AI Masters rule the civilized world, striving to crush all dissent. But they have not yet managed to quell the Jade Rebellion or its leader, Walter Saltanetska. The Jade Queen, once a prison ship commandeered by the AI Masters, is now a rebel stronghold. Walter and his companions have sailed all the way to Vei’arash, a lush island reputedly home to exiled dissidents and evil shamans. Their mission is to fulfill a pact with their Mage allies—to find animal spirits exiled to Vei’arash long ago by the AI Masters.
As the rebels plunge deeper into the jungle, physical laws are upended. The plants and animals of the rainforest are inextricably linked to divine beings. The most powerful of these beings entrusts Walter with an enchanted gemstone, the Jade Talisman, that warps the basic rules of time and space.
The Talisman allows Walter to gaze into a mesmerizing labyrinth of future possibilities. But the visions it offers up are troublingly dark, giving Walter insight into the deepest recesses of the human soul. While he needs to remain emotionally distant from them, he cannot. The people in these visions are not strangers, but Walter and his loved ones. This gift proves to be a crushing burden, and Walter desperately longs for an ordinary life. But there is no going back…
The gripping sequel to The Jade Rebellion, The Jade Talisman is a tribute to the perseverance of spirituality in a world dominated by the cold logic of artificial intelligence.
Alanna Mackenzie lives in Vancouver, Canada. She holds degrees in History, French studies, and Law from the University of British Columbia. An environmentalist at heart, she believes in using the law as a tool for social and environmental change. When she is not pursuing that passion, she can be found brainstorming the next chapter in her novels, playing Irish fiddle tunes on the violin, and hiking West Coast trails.
Jodie Larson has revealed the cover for His Royal Plan,
Book 2 in the Lecara Duet!
Releasing April 15, 2021
How did my life spin this out of control?
What was meant to be the trip of a lifetime has devolved into utter heartbreak.
The man I thought I was falling in love with believes the worst of me, thanks in part to his scheming mother–the evil queen.
It seems as though her sole mission is to tear us apart, and she's using every dirty trick in the book.
Lies, deceit, subterfuge…this isn't what I signed up for. I don't care about the title or the prestige.
All I want is Luke.
How fitting that another lie is what I'm told will save us. My prince says he has a plan in place. To be patient. To wait.
But I'm not sure my heart can take much more.
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after her father’s death, Caroline Douglas finds herself in a bind when
the sleazy, rich business owner wants her father’s debt in full. He
won’t take ‘no’ or ‘I owe you’ for an answer. She finds herself dragged
to the Harlot and the Hero, forced to work off her payment. When she
thinks things can’t get worse, they do. To save her reputation, she
finds herself saying ‘I do’ to a sexy, overbearing cowboy. Tired of
following the rules of men, Caroline decides to push back. Especially
against her sexy, all-consuming husband who’s too quick with his
Garrett Rand, a dairy farm owner, and brother to the local sheriff, has spent the last six months requesting the hand of one ‘crofters’ daughter. Blocked at every turn, he starts to give up on ever having her, only to discover she’s in the brothel on the outskirts of Grover Town. Willing to stop at nothing to finally claim the beauty as his wife, in his bed, he makes a deal to get her out of the clutches of one of the richest men in town. However, marrying her is one thing; keeping Caroline out of trouble is another. He’ll just have to keep her over his knee until she learns. When danger strikes the area and threatens the safety of his wife, he will do what’s needed to protect her.
Book six of the Grover Town Discipline series, this story can be enjoyed as a standalone.
Publisher’s Note: This historical western romance contains steamy sexual scenes, a murder mystery, and a theme of power exchange.
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As she falls into my arms, a memory from our past stabs me. She would call me after her foster father, Buck, had said horrendous things to her like calling her a half-breed, telling her she was ugly, and she would never amount to anything except on her back. I would scale the side of the house and crawl in through the window. Her tears and soft cries gutted me every time.
She thought I had the perfect home life, but one of the many things we shared was fear. Fear is a bitch that never lets go, a five-alarm clinger. You can rule her, or she will own you.
I wanted to beat the shit out of Buck, but he was a hell of a lot bigger than me. I would spoon in behind her and rock her to sleep. When we got older, she called me less and less and I saw her turn in, hiding away from the world. You never forget the first woman who lays in your arms for comfort. I want those days back. I want her back, but I’m going to have to tread lightly. We don’t know each other like we used to.
We pack away the picnic in silence, edged with nervous energy that hangs in the air for different reasons. She keeps looking at me as if she wants to ask me something. I’m clueless to the question or the answer. I take her hand in mine in need of the connection to my past that keeps me grounded and reminds me of where I came from. She pulls her hand away and I keep it locked in my hand.