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Open Lanes by Mary Morano

Title: Open Lanes
Series: Mooseheads Hockey #1
Author: Mary Morano
Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance
Release Date: July 1, 2021


My dream has always been to go pro, but in that dream, she’s standing beside me. I messed up my chance once before but now I have a second chance. Just like on the ice, I will do anything I can to win. This time I’m playing for keeps.

He tortured me through High School, followed me across the country to college, and now I am stuck in a car with him for five long days. All I want to do is get home and go back to pretending he doesn’t exist. If only my stupid hormones would get on board with the plan.


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For the first time, the precarious situation that I found myself in really hit home. I was a 20-year-old female, walking down the side of an empty highway with no help in sight—talk about the beginning of every serial killer movie ever made. I couldn’t even alert anyone to where I was, or the fact I wasn’t on my flight back home as planned. It would be hours before anyone even knew I was missing. Whoever was in this car heading toward me could rape, kill, and chop me up into little pieces to feed to the bears in the woods before anyone even knew something was amiss. I started walking a little faster, knowing there was no way I was going to outrun this car, and there was nowhere to run to anyway. There wasn’t even anywhere to hide. I was in the middle of nowhere on a highway surrounded by nothing but flat open land for miles in either direction. I felt my anxiety starting to ramp back up. Taking slow deliberate breaths, I counted down backwards from twenty, allowing my body to calm itself down enough that I was able to find some semblance of control. I couldn’t panic right now because that would leave me no chance for survival.
In an effort to distract myself, I focused on the fact that if I did disappear, they will blame Señor Prick, since he was the last person anyone saw me with. Then he would have to spend the rest of his life in jail thinking about how he could have saved my life. That was the least he deserved if I died right now. I’d be dead and eaten, what did I care if he was wrongly accused? I’m not bitter or anything.
The sounds of the car grew closer, and I heard the beat of the music playing from inside. I started walking faster, not paying attention to the fact that my suitcase was like a big yellow flag screaming ‘look at me.’ I heard the car tires hit the gravel behind me, as it pulled to the side and slowed down. It was close—too close for comfort if I had to be honest. This wasn’t looking good. I hope they at least put a good picture of me on the missing person posters, not my god-awful high school graduation picture like they tended to use on those things. The profile picture on my Instagram would be my first choice, I hope someone suggests that to them. I heard the car stop, and the window squeak as it rolled down, before a deep voice called out.
“Hey, do you need some help?”
I kept walking, not wanting to make it easier than it would already be for him to kill me. I really hoped he wasn’t a sadist, choosing to prolong my death by torturing me and hope he just kills me quickly. I really didn’t think I could survive torture, even papercuts made me cry. I kept walking, picking up the pace once more so I was practically running away. Behind me I heard the dinging sound a car makes when the door is opened, and the car is still running. Great, he was getting out. Now he was going to chase me. Yes, I kept myself in shape, but to be honest, the only running I ever did was when I was late for class, and that usually ended with me being bent over wheezing. My situation was quickly going from bad to worse.
“Hey, I know you can hear me. I won’t hurt you; I just don’t feel comfortable leaving a female on the side of the road. Can I give you a ride somewhere?” The voice behind me asked. I snorted at his statement before yelling back over my shoulder.
“I’m pretty sure all serial killers want you to believe they won’t hurt you. Then they chop you up and leave you in the mountains for bears to eat. No, thank you, I don’t plan on being bear food today!”
Suddenly, a deep laugh rang out behind me. I stopped, was he laughing at me? What kind of serial killer did that? Isn’t he supposed to be chasing me? Maybe he doesn’t want to exert the energy yet to chase me? Or maybe this is all part of his sick twisted game. His laughter continued behind me as my annoyance ticked up a notch. What. The. Hell. Hands on my hips, I spun around to tell him off, only to stare into a very familiar, and very unwelcome face.
Casually standing in front of me, with his thumbs hooked in his jean pockets as he relaxed back against the hood of his black SUV was none other than Brayden Montgomery. Fucking Brayden.


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Mary is a single mom who decided to take her own advice and follow her dreams of being an author. She’s a New York Islanders Fan and can be often found driving her kids to one of their many sports activities. She enjoys reading, and watching Harry Potter, Avengers Movies, and SVU. You can find her on social media, and she would love to hear from you!


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Paradise in Mourning by LE Towne

Title: Paradise in Mourning
Series: Crescent Moon Chronicles Book 3
Author: L.E. Towne
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Romance
Release Date: July 1, 2021

Ex-boyfriends are the least of Tam Paradiso’s problems.
She’s got a murdered senatorial intern, a grumpy new cop partner, and a sister who decided to travel back to an ancient world where violence is the norm. For what? Research purposes? Really?

Not only that, Tam’s current love, Christopher Marlowe, a sixteenth-century time traveler, is all about chivalry and jumps through the portal to protect Isabelle. If Izzy had stayed home and read a book like a normal nerd, then Marlowe would still be here, preferably in Tam’s bed.

Instead Tam still has a case to solve and a pesky ex to deal with. The fact that he broke her heart, she can handle. That he lied to her, betrayed her, put her in danger? Okay. But the kicker is he’s a former fae warrior, banished to her realm and now has fae assassins after him and anyone in their way. Magical poisoners, the deadliest archers in fae history, and Redcaps who basically shred things for fun. In her city? No way.
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L. E. Towne is a self-proclaimed reluctant traveler and a continual student of the human condition known as real life. Her work has been published in Welter, Legendary, Zouch, and Main Street Rag, and Foliate Oak Literary Magazine. Her debut novel is Knight of the Crescent Moon, the first of the Urban Fantasy series, Crescent Moon Chronicles, and is available on January 1, 2020. In between novels, she has written and produced several short plays. She currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her tuxedo cat, Kat Marlowe.


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Dark Need by Clarissa Wild

Title: Dark Need
A House of Sin Series Standalone
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: June 30, 2021


In the middle of the night he took me.
Dangerous and wild, I only know him as Soren.
My captor, my tormentor.
He forces me to walk miles on end and refuses to tell me why.
All he does is stare … And it sets my body on fire.

He’s a muscular giant with raw, unbridled needs.
If I run, he’ll catch me.
If I fight, he’ll pin me down.
And worst of all … I’m beginning to like it.
But what I fear the most is that he lives for it.

Everyone knows a beast can’t be chained.
One way or another … his darkest needs will always come out to play.

Dark Need is a Dark Romance novel by New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Clarissa Wild. This story follows Soren & April from Dark Wish & Dark Lies. However, it can also be read as a standalone.






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In the dark of night, I’m dragged out of my bed.
It takes me ages to come to my senses, my mind still enraptured by the dream I cannot escape. I’m still half-asleep, my feet still touching the grass surrounding the huts at the Holy Land, every step feeling like I’m wandering farther and farther away from home.
Home … that tiny house in a rural town, a place I once knew before I was taken.
Before I became a prisoner to a cult.
My eyes spring open, and I’m here, in the flesh, back in the present, but this new room in this new house I’m in is still a waking nightmare. And a man’s hand is clutched firmly around my wrist as he hauls me straight out of my bed.
“What are you doing?” I mutter, still sleep drunk, my body shivering from the warm blanket suddenly being torn away from me.
It’s only when I’ve blinked a couple of times that I realize who is tugging me along.
One of the three men who keeps me captive here in this godforsaken house.
The quiet, beefy one with the blond beard who rarely speaks has come to take me away … again.
Where will I go this time? Another cult?
Have I disappointed yet another group of men?
Snide remarks come to mind, and in a moment of bravery, I tear my hand away from his grip and say, “No.”
He stops in his tracks, but it is only when he raises his shoulders, straightens his posture, and arches his back that I realize just how huge and muscular he really is. And how tiny I am in comparison.
Slowly, he spins on his heels, every inch of his thick, veiny muscles straining against the flimsy shirt he’s wearing. When his piercing blue eyes bore into mine, I’m momentarily at a loss of words … and breath.
One step of his giant feet is all it takes to make me back down, to make me want to cower, but my mind tells me not to be swayed by his attempt to intimidate me.
What is he going to do?
Hurt me?
He’s not allowed.
After all, he isn’t the one in charge.
One of the other two men who runs this place is Eli.
And when Eli tells him not to damage the goods, he’ll definitely take that to heart.
These men aren’t like the men from the Holy Land. They’re not here to satisfy their own needs. They’re here to punish me for mine.
But I refuse to let my own suffering make me feel guilty for what happened to me.
Not even as Soren stares at me with his jaw clenched and his muscles taut and threatening do I waver in my ability to speak up for what’s right.
“Let me go,” I say, trying to maintain my composure even as I’m facing a beast of a man.
The only response I get is a brief bear-like grunt. His nostrils flare, and he holds out his hand. “Come.”
My eyes narrow, and so do his.
His voice lowers. “Now.”
It’s not a question.
And I don’t know if I want to find out what happens if I don’t listen.



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Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of Dark Romance and Contemporary Romance novels. She is an avid reader and writer of swoony stories about dangerous men and feisty women. Her other loves include her hilarious husband, her two crazy but cute dogs, and her ninja cat that sometimes thinks he’s a dog too. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of movies, playing video games, reading tons of books, and cooking her favorite meals.

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Christmas Collusion by K.L. McLoughlin

Title: Christmas Collusion
Series: Shellington Series
Author: K.L. McLoughlin
Genre: Steamy Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 1, 2021

Why is it so easy to encourage those closest to us to find love but so hard to choose love for ourselves?

After colliding into and spilling coffee all over gorgeous Greg, Patty agrees to go on a fake date with him to make up for it. Greg hopes this will silence his meddling, matchmaking daughter, Mandy, who really should be focusing on her own non-existent love life. Little does he know…

Mandy is having a hard time focusing at work. Justin, the new office hottie, is proving to be a huge distraction. When Mandy learns that Justin has a wonderful single aunt, her meddling ways kick in. Trying to keep things professional — and ignore her lusty feelings for Justin — Mandy asks him for help in setting up his aunt with her dad. Fighting his own growing attraction, Justin agrees, but he is keeping a big secret from her, one that could push her away forever.

Four lives become hilariously intertwined through misunderstandings and mistaken identities.

The next morning Patty knew what Shelly was walking into, but she couldn’t stop herself. Every decent potentially date-worthy item of clothing she owned was strewn about her bedroom. Tops, pants, skirts, dresses, shoes, boots. Her dresser was littered with chains, bracelets, rings, earrings. She was still in her PJ’s and her hair had yet to see a brush. She had managed to brush her teeth. But other than coffee nothing had made it into her stomach which was roiling unhappily. She knew as she answered the door that her eyes must look as wild as her hair. There was no point in hiding the truth from her best friend. Shelly loved her anyway.

Shelly looked at her through the open door. “Okay, so this is a little worse than I expected. But I’m here now.” Shelly came in and took off her coat. “Let’s get to work.”

She rounded her shoulders as she scrunched her face. “I should start by saying I’m sorry about the bedroom. I tried to start without you.”

Shelly looked her up and down. “I take it, it didn’t go very well.” Shelly pushed up her sleeves, “Not to worry. I’ve got your back. We will just take this one step at a time.”

Shelly walked back to the master bedroom and gasped. “It looks like the scene of a crime.” She turned to her best friend. “It’s dinner, Patty. How can you be this messed up over dinner? You eat every day.”

She groaned. “You think I don’t know that I’m not being rational?”

“Rational? Try sane.”

“But I like him, Shel. He’s smart and easy to be around. He makes me tingle and when I’m being honest with myself, I really like the tingle.”

Shelly put her arm around her as they faced the disaster before them. “Okay, first date, tingles, and nerves. The outfit has to be textual, something that feels good to the touch. Luxurious and tactile. Sexy underneath.”

She shook her head. “I don’t have sexy underneath. I have comfortable underneath. I’m not ready for him to see underneath.”

“Not for him to see,” Shelly waved her hand. “This date anyway, but for you to feel sexy and desirable. That will show even if he doesn’t get more than a good night kiss. It’ll help your confidence. Trust me. Now go hop in the shower while I figure out some options for you to consider when you don’t look like you just survived a hurricane.” Shelly hugged her. “We got this.”

She exhaled. “Thanks, Shel. You’re the best. Okay, I’ll go make myself human, shouldn’t take too long.”

“I admire your optimism,” Shelly teased.

“Ha ha.”

Best Man Indeed (Shellington #2) – releasing August 1, 2021

Best Man Instead (Shellington #3) – releasing September 1, 2021

Best Man Forever (Shellington #4) – releasing October 1, 2021

I was raised outside of Ottawa, ON Canada and was lucky enough to have my horse in my backyard. The first thing I ever remember wanting to do was tell stories, but I was told that there was no money in it, so I moved on — to the incredibly lucrative career of elementary education. After taking a break from the work force while raising my boys, I returned (somehow) to work in securitized real estate: educating investors and keeping track of a lot of details.

I’ve lived in Massachusetts; Northern California; British Columbia, Canada; Southern California; and now Nevada. I love it here in Nevada and would really rather not move again for a long time. 2020 was an interesting year but what I’m most grateful for is that it allowed me to dive back into my passion for writing.

I’m blessed to be married to the love of my life and with our dog O’Malley we endeavor to live our best lives. I love to cook; you’ll see pictures of food all over my Instagram. I love dogs, horses, hiking, and writing. Nothing is more fun than when my characters misbehave requiring me to re-plot the rest of the book.

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BELOVED by Dr. Rebecca Sharp


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BOOK BLURB From bestselling author, Dr. Rebecca Sharp, comes a sexy, enemies to lovers small-town romance. A year ago, Gwen Reynolds loaned her car to the beautiful, bloodied man in her emergency room. No name. No questions. No expectation she’d see him again. Until he shows up in the hallway of her building… moving into the apartment next door. Chevy McIntyre is in town for one reason only: to find the men responsible for his fiancée’s death. He’s not looking for friends, and he doesn’t need help. Especially from the neighboring angel whose bright smile has haunted his dreams for months. But his solitude doesn’t sit well with Gwen’s larger-than-life personality. As Carmel’s most beloved nurse, Gwen will do anything to help anyone—including the handsome recluse. So, she refuses to back down until she’s helped solve the case and healed his damaged heart. Though there’s an undeniable spark between them, Chevy tries to fight its pull because desire has always had the power to destroy. And when the investigation takes an unexpected turn, he’ll have to choose between risking his only shot at justice or losing his only chance at love. 💗 ADD to GR: #Purchase Now! 💗 ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dr. Rebecca Sharp, while using a pen name, is actually a doctor living in Pennsylvania with her husband – the love of her life. She enjoys working in her practice with her father as well as letting her creativity run free as an author. Growing up she’s always loved a good love story and finally decided to give writing one of her own a go. After graduating with her doctoral degree, she now enjoys spending that thing called free time traveling with her husband, cooking, and knitting. AUTHOR LINKS Facebook | Reader Group | Instagram | Twitter | Mailing List | Goodreads | Amazon | BookBub
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Totally Folked by Penny Reid

Title: Totally Folked
Series: Good Folk: Modern Folktales #1
Author: Penny Reid
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Comedy
Release Date: July 20, 2021


One unforgettable night leads to an unlikely shared connection, and unlikely connections never go unnoticed by the good folks in Green Valley, Tennessee. . .

Jackson James follows the rules. He has to. He’s a sheriff’s deputy in a super small town with a super big personality. However, strict adherence to the law during the day has been enjoyably balanced by rakish rules at night. Jackson, typically happy to protect and serve (and serve, and serve), starts questioning the value of wayward evenings when getting laid starts to feel more like being waylaid. Could it be that Green Valley’s most eligible—and notorious—bachelor longs for something (and someone) real?

Mega movie star Raquel Ezra follows only one rule: always leave them wanting more. Studio execs, reporters, audiences, fans, lovers—no one can get enough of the smart, savvy, and sexy bombshell. But when “generous offers” begin to feel more like excessive demands, years of always leaving has the elusive starlet longing for something (and perhaps someone) lasting.
When Raquel abruptly returns to the quirky Tennessee hamlet, her path crosses with the delectable deputy with whom she spent one unforgettable night. Unfortunately, scandal and intrigue soon follow. Raquel and Jackson must decide which is more important: following their rules? Or, at long last, finding something real.

TOTALLY FOLKED is a standalone, contemporary romantic comedy novel and book #1 in the Good Folk: Modern Folktales series.





One night? No strings? A sexy game of chess? No problem.

If you’ve never read a Penny Reid book before, this is the place to start! An all new series starter snack from the author of the WINSTON BROTHERS and KNITTING IN THE CITY series. . .

Raquel Ezra loves to fish. With so many fish in the sea, she’s never had a problem baiting the hook or reeling them in. Raquel is a good actress, she can be anyone’s fantasy for a single night as long as they agree to be hers. Which is why she doesn’t think twice about spending an evening in nowhere Tennessee with a smokin’ hot, well-mannered, and intriguing sheriff’s deputy by the name of Jackson James.

Except, when the time comes, Raquel discovers that reality might just be better than any fantasy, and maybe she’s not ready to release this catch.

JUST FOLKING AROUND is a 16k words, contemporary romance, a complete standalone, and is the prequel to TOTALLY FOLKED, book #1 in the Good Folk: Modern Folktales series

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Penny Reid is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best Selling Author of the Winston Brothers, Knitting in the City, Rugby, and Hypothesis series. She used to spend her days writing federal grant proposals as a biomedical researcher, but now she just writes books. She’s also a full time mom to three diminutive adults, wife, daughter, knitter, crocheter, sewer, general crafter, and thought ninja.


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The Rulebreaker by Claire Contreras

He’s a player. I’m a virgin. Yet, I can’t seem to stop myself.

The Rulebreaker by Claire Contreras is now live!

Maverick Cruz and I started off as pen pals and became besties when we went to the same sports camp at age twelve.

He rooted for me at my soccer games.
I cheered for him at his hockey tournaments.

Through heartbreaks, new relationships, and failed friendships, we knew we could always count on each other.

That’s why no one is more surprised–or panicked– than I am when I start to develop different feelings for him. But Instead of telling him the truth, I agree to help him find a girlfriend.

Someone who is not me.

Someone who is so opposite of me that I have to make a list for the charade. The problem is, he wants to practice his dating skills with me. The corny pickup lines, the hand-holding, the door opening, the staring.

Before this, I thought sharing a house with him was an excellent idea. Who wouldn’t want to room with their best friend? Now, the close proximity is killing me. What’s worse is that I can’t stop looking at him like he’s a Greek god, and he can’t stop seeing me as his virginal little sister. Still, I push it aside, until one night, when he’s lying beside me in bed and I’m the one who forgets the rules and crosses the line between friends and something more.

It’s a horrible idea. He’s a player. I’m a virgin. Yet, I can’t seem to stop myself.

New item on my list: DO NOT FALL FOR YOUR BEST FRIEND.

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Claire Contreras is a New York Times Best Selling Author. Her books range from romantic suspense to contemporary romance and are currently translated in seven different languages.

She was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in Miami, and now lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, two adorable boys, and French Bulldog. When she’s not writing, she’s usually lost in a book.

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How To Rope A Loyal Cowboy by Anya Summers

How To Rope A Loyal Cowboy
Anya Summers
(Silver Springs Ranch, #4)
Publication date: July 27th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Widowed single dad Noah needs help in the worst way. He’s desperate to find a new live-in nanny to care for his four-year-old twins while he’s at work in the stables. Ever since his wife died, he has lived like a monk. What with raising two boys solo and working as the horse master for Silver Springs Ranch, there hasn’t been time in his life for things like finding a willing bed partner to slake his dark needs.

When the achingly beautiful Morgan appears on his doorstep inquiring about the job, he doesn’t think twice about hiring her. He snaps her up before she discovers his boys are little hellions who have driven the last few nannies away over their antics.

And yet, for the first time in three years, since he buried his heart in the ground, Noah is entranced by naughty visions of the new nanny. She’s young, full of enthusiasm, and stirs up every wicked fantasy in his arsenal.

He prays he has the fortitude to resist her delectable charms because she’s forbidden. At his age, he can’t sleep with, let alone crave, a woman fresh out of college. But she keeps casting sexy glances suffused with desire in his direction, battering his resolve to stay away. She’s headstrong, and he aches to exert his dominance.

Will he wave the white flag, and surrender to her naughty whispered pleas?

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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Anya grew up listening to Cardinals baseball and reading anything she could get her hands on. She remembers her mother saying if only she would read the right type of books instead binging her way through the romance aisles at the bookstore, she’d have been a doctor. While Anya never did get that doctorate, she graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with an M.A. in History.

Anya is a bestselling and award-winning author published in multiple fiction genres. She also writes urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and contemporary romance under the name Maggie Mae Gallagher. A total geek at her core, when she is not writing, she adores attending the latest comic con or spending time with her family. She currently lives in the Midwest with her two furry felines.

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Paintings & Enemies by Ella Todd

Paintings & Enemies
Ella Todd
Publication date: August 26th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

She didn’t know he only left her to protect her

Super-model Aubrey Duncan was excited when her father asked her to be the family company’s spokesperson—until she met the new head of marketing. Eric Juárez was sexy as hell, yet he ended up being the first man to break her heart.

Years later, Eric believes he left his feelings for Aubrey in the past. The hardest thing he ever had to do was leave her—but he did it for her own good. When he’s forced to see her again, though, he realizes just how wrong he was. But after their meeting, he understands Aubrey’s hatred for him runs deep. Now, for the second time, he’s forced to dismiss his love for his beautiful girl.

Consumed by bitterness but unwilling to disappoint her father, Aubrey bites the bullet and agrees to work with Eric, even though she can’t get past her anger at him for how their relationship ended. But little does she know, Aubrey isn’t the only one out for his blood. Eric’s return also brings back his mistakes, which forces the unwilling pair to stick together… if only to survive the psychopath intent on killing them both.

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Ella Todd is the contemporary romance pen name for USA Today Bestselling Author D.H. Gibbs. Both personalities are complete Starbucks and book addict who binge-watches TV series like Lucifer, Carnival Row, and Warrior. They are Trinidadian natives, who currently live and create new worlds in Japan.

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