Perfect Love Story

Title: Perfect Love Story 
Series: Love #1
Author: Natasha Madison
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 1, 2018

PERFECT LOVE STORY was just that…the PERFECT LOVE STORY! Beautiful, touching, charming, devastating, magical, and hella’ sexy, once I started, I couldn’t put it down for the life of me, nor did I ever want to. – Shayna Renee

Perfect Love Story is a step away from Natasha Madison’s typical romantic comedy, and she does an incredible job of delivering a poignant, emotional and sigh-worthy romance – Mary Dube USA Today HEA

Natasha Madison does it again! Perfect Love Story as so many feels. The title of the book is perfect bc this was the perfect love story.  – Tara Sexy Book Diva

Perfect Love Story is exactly that. Beautifully, unbelievably perfect. This is one of those books that digs deep right into your heart. – Britt Red Hatter Book Blog

The novel is about second-chances, learning to dust yourself off for yourself, the power of many different types of love. – Karen Hulseman

The depth of emotion and heartbreak that this story starts out with had me crying within the first few pages – Fun Under The Covers

I’m going to tell you what I LOVED more about this whole book, the originality of the storyline. – Janet For the Pleasure of Reading

I absolutely adored this beautifully crafted story – She’s a lip biter
An extraordinary, powerful, and captivating, love story, the perfect love story – Up All Night with Books

When one man’s death exposes a complex web of lies, three couples discover the true meaning of love, loss and redemption. 

Hailey 
What do you do when you find out your whole life was a lie? 

That your husband really wasn’t your husband but someone else’s. 

That the vows you made to each other were simply empty promises.

You pick up and move to the country to start fresh. 

When life hands you limes, you make sure you have tequila because your life is about to get stirred up.


Jensen 
Married to my high school sweetheart, the best thing she gave me was my baby girl. 

But we weren’t enough for her. I wasn’t enough for her. 

The last thing I expected on my birthday was a Dear John letter, but that’s what I got when she upped and left. 

Now, it’s just me and my girl against the world till the new girl moves in next door. 

Is there such a thing as a perfect love story?

 

The Love Series is coming

When one man’s death exposes a complex web of lies, three couples discover the true meaning of love, loss and redemption. 

Three couples, three different stories!


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Broken Love Story July 10th (PreOrder)


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Fallout

 

Title: Fallout
Series: Hawks MC: Caroline Springs Charter #6
Author: Lila Rose
Genre: Romance
Release Date: May 8, 2018
Blurb

 

Poppy Torian has
been in love with Jeremiah since she moved to Caroline Springs. Only
he didn’t know she existed until her dad joined his father’s MC club, the
Venoms.
Friends. It’s what
she’s been resigned to, but Poppy wants more. Biding her time, a few years to
be exact, she goes to make her move. But when she overhears Jerimiah saying
things that crack her heart, she runs.
In an emotional
state, she makes a grave mistake and heads directly into the path of trouble.
Poppy has no choice but to leave town; it’s the only way to protect the people
she loves.
Jerimiah “Fang”
Liang has dealt with a lot of crap in his life. A corrupt father, an MC he
doesn’t want to be a part of—until he changes clubs and hooks up with the Hawks
MC—and the loss of a woman he thought could be his forever. Until she left him
for four years, without giving a reason why.
But sh*t really does
happen for a reason. She’s back in town and is the one woman who currently
doesn’t want anything do to with him. But Fang is determined to change her
mind, to help her out and win her over… despite the possible fallout.

 

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Lila was born in Brisbane Australia, her step-dad was in the
Army which caused them to move around a lot. They finally settled in country
Victoria, Australia. Being the youngest of four children she admits she was
spoilt a bit. Even drove her mum crazy when she refused to eat meat at a young
age.



Now, Lila lives with her husband and two children.



She started writing in 2013 and self-published the first of the Hawks MC:
Ballarat Charter series- Holding Out. Since then, she has published eleven
other titles, which range from erotica, humorous romance, YA and
paranormal. 

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Queen and the Kingsmen

Title: Queen and the Kingsmen
Series: Dark Fantasy #3

Authors: Zoe Blake & Alta Hensley

Genre: Dark Reverse Harem Romance
Release Date: May 8, 2018
Blurb
A Dark Reverse Harem Romance from USA Today
Bestselling Authors Zoe Blake & Alta Hensley
This is no fairytale…
Captured and imprisoned.
They seek to break my curse by breaking me.
They want to know what I did to Briar Rose,
but I will never tell
And I will not submit, no matter what tortures
they have planned.
I am stronger then the Kingsmen.
Not just one man, but four.
For I am the powerful and feared Queen.
My curse will stand.
Warning: In our Fairytales, there is danger in
the shadows, the beasts bite and no Heroine is truly safe. If dark tales of
danger, forced attraction and multiple partners offend you then please do not
purchase.

 

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USA TODAY Bestselling Author in Dark Romance.


We are all
attracted to the forbidden. Addicted to the rush we get from reading something
naughty…something kinky. We love to lose ourselves in the fantasy. The
powerful lord who sweeps the lady away to his remote estate to ravish her. The
cowboy who takes the sassy city girl over his knee to teach her a lesson. The
devilishly charming pirate who seduces his beautiful captive.


She writes
those dark fantasies.

 

Alta Hensley
USA TODAY Bestselling Author of Hot, Dark and
Dirty Romance.


She is also
an Amazon Top 100 bestselling author. Being a multi-published author in the
romance genre, Alta is known for her dark, gritty alpha heroes, sometimes sweet
love stories, hot eroticism, and engaging tales of the constant struggle
between dominance and submission.

 

 

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Nash

I’ve survived suicide missions in war zones. Shifter prison labs. The worst torture imaginable. Nothing knocked me off my feet… until the beautiful lioness they threw in my cage. We shared one night before our captors ripped us apart.

Now I’m free, and my lion is going insane. He’ll destroy me from the inside out if I don’t find my mate.

I don’t know who she is. I don’t know where she lives. All I have is a video of her. But I’ll die if I don’t find her, and make her mine.

I’m coming for you, Denali.

Denali

They took me from my home, they killed my pride, they locked me up and forced me to breed. They took everything from me and still I survived.

But one night with a lion shifter destroyed me. Nash took the one thing my captors couldn’t touch—my heart.

Somehow I escaped, and live in fear that they will come for me. It’s killing my lioness, but I’ve got to hide–even from Nash. I’ve got to protect the one thing I have left to lose: our cub.

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Denali

I still dream of him at night.

The deep rasp of his voice. The sense of quiet command, even as a prisoner. The giant bulge of his muscles when he moved. When he shook and sweat above me, his thick manhood filling me, satisfying me.

Sometimes I swear I feel the gentleness of his touch just before I wake. But then I always hear the nightmare voice. The rough snarl of a lion in pain.

Denali, I’m coming for you.

I bolt upright in bed, gasping. Just a dream. A dream, a dream, a dream, a dream. Another dream.

Not real.

It doesn’t take a psychotherapist to know what the dream means.

I shove back the memories of the lion who marked me, ignoring the familiar twist in the pit of my stomach.

Nash.

Did he ever make it out? Or did he die in there and it’s his ghost who visits me in the night?

Will the guilt over not going back to try to save him ever run dry? Doubtful.

I throw off the covers and pad silently to the kitchen, careful not to make any noise to wake Nolan.

I make coffee and wave through the window at my portly neighbor and landlady, Mrs. Davenfield, who is out early weeding her garden. She’s the reason I ended up settling here.

After I escaped, I stayed off the radar. Took only under the table cash jobs–gardening and migrant farm work. I ended up in Temecula–wine country–working the vineyards during harvest season.

Mrs. Davenfield was willing to take cash and skip the credit check to let me rent the little cottage on her property. She took one look at my swollen belly and decided I must be escaping domestic abuse. I never corrected her, because hell, she seems to love the drama and feeling like she’s my secret-keeper. And I needed her help.

And in a way, I was escaping domestic abuse. Just not the way she imagined it. Not some baby-daddy I had to get away from.

No. Nolan’s father is the only part of my horrifying ordeal worth remembering. I guess that’s why he’s the one who haunts me most.

Because I got away.

And I left him there to rot.

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Royal Brat

 

Title: Royal Brat
Series: Royally Screwed #2
Author: Madison Faye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 7, 2018
Blurb
She’s looking for trouble. Well, here I am.
Royal brat, meet royal hand of discipline.
And I’m going to teach that royal heiny a
lesson she’ll never forget…
It takes a strong hand to be King. It takes discipline, and
control. I may be rough around the edges, but as King, my rules will be
followed, not challenged.
…That all goes to hell when she barges into
my world. Duchess Riley Noles – blonde, blue-eyed, and five-foot-four of pure
f*cking trouble.
She’s wild, out of control and all sorts of
challenging – a pretty little hurricane crashing right into me. And when I
catch her red-handed screwing with my car, oh, there’s going to be hell to
pay.
But then, this tempting little firecracker may have just
found exactly the trouble she’s been looking for. And when her
soft moans tease through my ears, and her sweet curves press against my hard
body, the last of my meticulous control might just be broken.
She’s all sass and vinegar, but as King, I always get
what I want. And with her, I’ll have it all – her body, her heart, and her
sweet submission, over my knee and saying “yes please”.
You know what they say about pretty little rich girls who
look for trouble: they always find it.
And Duchess Riley is about to find it with me.
…every inch of it.
Hear ye, hear ye! A Queen-sized helping of insta-love,
kindle-melting steam, and a filthy-talking alpha, all for you. Hang
on to your crown, and buckle up – this is going to get ridiculous real fast.
Ludicrously over the top, out of control, and pure dirty
royal fantasy. As with all my books, this one is safe, with no cheating, and a
HEA guaranteed.
 

 

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#1 bestselling contemporary romance author Madison Faye is
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behind the stories. While she might be a wife, mom, and PTA organizer on the
outside, there’s nothing but hot, steamy, and raunchy fantasies brewing right
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Tulsa

 

Title: Tulsa
Author: S.L. Scott
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 3, 2018

 

Blurb

 

From New York Times Bestselling Author,
S.L. Scott, comes a hot new rock star romance that will sweep you off your feet
and leave you with a smile.
The rumors are true. At least where I’m
concerned.
Drummers hit it harder and do it
better.
Women love me and I love them. But I
like to think of myself as a sensitive soul trapped in a lady-killer’s body.
Not so surprisingly, I’ve been called cocky a time or two. What can I say?
We can’t all be boy scouts.
Nikki Faris has thrown off my rhythm. With her
red lips, smart aleck mouth, short skirts, long legs, and blue-sky eyes, the
beautiful lead singer has become a complete distraction on this tour.
She loves to give me a hard time when all I
want to do is give her the pleasure of my hard—time right back.
Tulsa Crow can save his pick up lines, great
eight-pack abs, and cute dimples to use on someone else. My band earned their
spot on The Resistance’s tour just like The Crow Brothers. I’m not going to
blow it getting sidetracked by a cocky rock star that wants to sleep his way
through the states. I’ve been called a name or two, but easy isn’t one
of them.
But the best intentions with him turn into a
walk of shame for me. Only, I don’t feel shame. Instead, I’m doing the very
thing I said I wouldn’t—falling for a playboy.
We make sinful music when we’re on the road,
but what happens to our melody when the tour ends?

 

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Nikki Faris is amazing.
Not only is
she gorgeous, she’s also smart and strong. She says what she thinks, not
worried about sharing her opinions or anyone judging her for them. She can
defend the craziest ideas and has theories on everything from what she thinks
jackfruit tastes like to why the stars always shine on the darkest nights.
Nikki Faris is mesmerizing.
Her lips.
Her eyes.
The way her
head tilts back when she laughs at her own jokes. She’s adorably funny. Even
the way she rolls her eyes is growing on me.
Nikki Faris is the sexiest woman I’ve ever spent time with, and I
haven’t even slept with her.
Yet.
Her denim
skirt rides up really fucking high when she’s sitting. I don’t know whether I
should cover her or encourage her to wiggle more. Every time she moves around
on that barstool, my eyes dash between her blues and those bare legs. I’m so
tempted to run my hand over the smooth skin of her thigh, but I resist because
I’m just starting to earn her trust.
But then
she leans over, resting her hand on my leg, the tips of her fingers dipping
toward my cock, waking it up, and whispers, “I think you got me drunk, Crow.”
Chuckling,
I reply, “You got yourself drunk,
Faris.”
Suddenly,
her free hand wanders into my hair. “Your hair is soft. No gel.” She drags the
bridge of her nose along my neck, causing my dick to harden. “You smell so
good. So manly. What cologne do you wear?”
“Soap and
sweat, sweetheart.”
“Tulsa.
Tulsa. Tulsa.” Leaning back to look me in the eyes, she confesses, “It
shouldn’t, but that really turns me on.”
I laugh
again and stop her hand from wandering higher on my leg. “You’re a horny
drunk.”
“I am,” she
replies, resting her head on my shoulder. “Have you ever heard the phrase
sleeping with the enemy?”
“I have.” I
touch her, not able to stop myself as I tuck those wild strands of hair behind
her ear.
The
bartender sets the tab down in front of me. Nikki reaches for it, but I grab it
first. “My treat.”
“I have a
feeling I’m going to be swearing your name in the morning.”
I do a
double take. “You mean because of the alcohol, right?” While waiting for her to
answer a question I already know the answer to, images of her swearing my name
for other reasons cross my mind.
She doesn’t
answer, which is probably best.
Author Bio

 

 

Living in the capital of Texas with her family, Scott loves traveling and avocados, beaches, and cooking with her kids. She’s obsessed with epic romances and loves a good plot twist. Her favorite color is blue, but she likens it more toward the sky than the emotion. Her home is filled with the welcoming symbol of the pineapple and finds surfing a challenge though she likes to think she’s a pro.
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From Ashes to Flames

Title: From Ashes to Flames

Series: The West Brothers Series #1

Author: A.M. Hargrove
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 3, 2018

 

Blurb
I had it all—the dream job, a wonderful boyfriend, a fabulous life.
Or that’s what I thought.
Then my life took an unexpected turn and I found myself working as a
nanny for the hot-tempered Dr. West.
He and his regimented spreadsheets and rude attitude were more than
anyone should have to take.
If that jerkface thought he could order me around, he’d better think
again.
Then one day I discovered his secrets, which explained why he acted the
way he did.
I never expected my heart to soften towards him so much.
I never expected to have such sexy dreams about him.
Nor did I expect to want him the way I did.
But he was my boss, older than me, and off-limits.
And if I wasn’t careful, everything, including my heart, would go up in
flames.
This is a stand
alone
 contemporary romance novel from the author of For The
Love of English.

 

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One day, on
her way home from work as a sales manager, USA Today bestselling author, A. M.
Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn’t do something
soon, it would be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming
of her whole life. So she made a quick decision to quit her job and reinvented
herself as a Naughty and Nice Romance Author.



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Falling Through Darkness

Title: Falling Through Darkness
Author: Kira Berger
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Release Date: May 4, 2018

Blurb
One bad decision
changed my life irrevocably.

One night shattered it completely.Moving to another country was supposed to be a fresh start for me, an escape
from my past. A way to heal and live my life. I promised them to find
happiness. What I wasn’t supposed to find was him. Dark, handsome, and
irresistible.

He wasn’t supposed to break through the walls around my heart. But I wasn’t
strong enough to resist.

For a minute, I was happy. But the clutches of my past will never let me go.
The evil shrouding my past in darkness has finally found me.

I need to fight it—for him and them. Even if that means letting go of the
light.

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Chapter
One
I stare at
the sunrise above the ocean through the tiny plane window next to me. The
beautiful orange, red, and golden glow gives me a sense of peace I haven’t felt
in a long time. I watch as the sun slowly bathes the world in its warmth,
greeting a new day, a new beginning—seemingly giving me a chance to start anew.
While I
watch as in the distance a new day breaks, I muse about what lies before me. I
have never been afraid of jumping into the unknown—be it studying abroad by
myself, traveling the world, or falling in love. But that was the old me—the
young, carefree person who’s never been touched by darkness.
Being from
a small town in south-east France, moving to the city or even a foreign country
is something everyone fantasized about. I’ve lived in London for years, but the
dream has been to live in America, the country my mother left behind as a
twenty-five-year-old orphan. I just wish the circumstances of why I’m finally
moving weren’t so dire.
Leaving
Europe behind is freeing, yet scary nonetheless.
The last
month has passed by in a blur. Once I realized I couldn’t stay where I was, I
reached out to one of my teachers from an exchange year I spent in Chicago who
I kept in touch with. It’s been a whirlwind and for once luck was on my side;
he had a friend, who’s a high school principal in a Philadelphia suburb, one
who was in dire need of an English teacher. Apparently, the previous teacher
suddenly moved away due to a family emergency. While it’s sad for her, for me
it couldn’t have been more perfect. And after a two-hour Skype interview with
Mr. Harris, I accepted the job offer. I left Europe within three weeks.
The sudden
descent of the plane brings be me back to the present. Judging from the seat
belt sign blinking on, I guess we’re about to land. Finally. While I love
flying, I’m ready to be back on solid ground and out of this flying tin can.
Half an
hour later, we safely touch down at the international airport in Philadelphia.
Going through customs takes forever, like always.
Most of my
stuff fits into two suitcases. Everything with emotional value is in them,
along with my clothes and important documents. Everything else, I’ve left
behind. They don’t matter since the things killing me not to have with me
aren’t earthly possessions anyway.
Another
lucky break has been finding an apartment which comes furnished. Mr. Harris has
been amazing with accommodating me. Not just with finding me a place to stay,
but also having the previous English teacher give me her lesson plans for the
first couple of months.
Seeing my
two cases come around the belt, I move to the front to grab them. Rolling them
back to the cart, I heave them onto it, trying to keep the stupid thing from
moving away from me. I really wish they’d have a lock on the wheels to make
sure they stay immobile.
Ugh.
When I
finally manage to get myself organized with my luggage, I’m breathing heavily.
Wow, I guess I should start exercising. One day soon, I tell myself my
ever-present lie.
I move
toward the exit and walk into the sweltering Pennsylvania summer heat. Fucking
hell, why did no one tell me the humidity here is this crazy? One step outside
and I’m sweating already.
I am
looking around for a cab when I hear my name being called, “Alex!”
Startled, I
look around, trying to figure out who yelled my name. I’m shocked to see my old
professor stand before me with a cheeky grin on his face.
“What are
you doing here, Tom?”
Chuckling,
he replies, “I was in the area. You know Luna has family out here, so we
thought we’d come out to celebrate Labor Day with them.”
I have to
snort at this. It’s rather pathetic how bad of a liar he still is. They came
out here so that I wouldn’t arrive and be alone my first weekend; the smirk he
can’t hide shows this clear as day. I guess it’s their good fortune they have
family in Philly and we can all pretend this is why they’re here.
Makes it
easier.
“Of course,
you do. How is the wife anyway? How come she isn’t part of this welcome
committee?”
I smile at
the thought of Luna. While Tom is your stereotypical professor with elbow
patches and glasses, his wife is the complete opposite. I guess the best way to
describe her is free-spirited. Or a hippie. I’m pretty sure she used to have
dreads at some point in her past.
They’re
both teachers at the University of Illinois. Tom is the head of the education
department, while Luna is the head of Women’s Studies. Quite the pair, but it
seems to work perfectly. Luna always used to tell me Tom’s the calm to her
hurricane.
I am
extremely lucky to have met them, no doubt about it. Luna and I developed a
friendship during one of her classes that went beyond the classroom. She ended
up inviting me to holidays and weekend excursions. I know, it sounds weird, but
when you are alone in a different country you welcome a setting that reminds
you of your family. Plus, turkey for Thanksgiving at their place was a lot
better than eating alone in my dorm room.
“She’s
well. She had a meeting with her publisher in New York today. You know for her
new book coming out soon?” At my nod, he continues, “Also, she told me to tell
you, she’s insisting you come with us to the party tomorrow.” Lifting a hand,
he halts any protests he knows are coming. “Don’t even start, you know she’ll
just come and force you to join us anyway.”
I sigh,
he’s right. There is no way I’ll get out of this one. “Fine.”
“Great. Now
get in here and give me a hug. I haven’t seen you in ages! Skype just isn’t the
same.” Without waiting for me to move, Tom steps forward and hugs me hard.
“I’m so
sorry, girl,” he whispers.
My arms
involuntary squeeze him tight. “I’m all right,” I lie.
I move out
of his embrace and clear my throat. I don’t do well with emotions. I was never
one of those people who can show them easily to begin with, and the last few
years only made it worse.
“Welp,
shall we go then, driver,” I joke to defuse the emotionally laden situation.
“Yes,
ma’am,” he says with a laugh. “Let’s go. My car is this way.” He points
straight ahead.
We walk
across the street toward a black Jeep Grand Cherokee. Whistling through my
teeth, I tease him, “Damn. An SUV. Do you hate our planet that much?”
“Be nice.
It’s what they gave us when we arrived. Not even joking, it was the last one
left. Luna wasn’t impressed either. She already gave me shit for two hours
afterward. Please, spare me.”
“All right,
all right, all right,” I give my best Matthew McConaughey impression, causing
Tom to laugh out loud, drawing the eye of the people around us.
“Your
impersonation skills have not gotten any better over the years.”
I place my
hand over my heart in mock hurt. “Hey! Are you saying my practicing was all for
naught?”
“Pretty
much. I’m surprised you aren’t talking like some posh snob from England anyway.
That’s pretty impressive.” The laughter leaving me at his comment is something
I haven’t done in months. I’ve lived in England for six years, so it’s not such
a stretch to imagine I’d end up with an accent. “Yeah, I worked hard to avoid sounding
like a Brit. My mom spent too much time teaching me one accent to lose it.”
After we
load my luggage into the trunk, I move to the passenger door, while admiring
the interior.
“You know,”
I say while getting comfortable, “while I hate the amount of gas this car uses
and the deteriorating effect it has on the environment, it’s a really nice one.
I love this leather interior—it’s comfortable.”
“That
reminds me, have you figured out what you’ll do about a car? You know this is
America, not London.” He smirks at me. “You can’t rely on public transport to
go anywhere unless you live in the city.”
“Yeah,
yeah. I’m aware. I don’t even know how far the apartment is from work, but I have
a feeling I’ll need to drag my ass out of bed tomorrow and go lease one.” I
sigh, already dreading the experience.
“How about
I come with you. The party isn’t until three anyway. We’ll go to a dealership
in the area in the morning. How does that sound?”
“Actually,
it sounds amazing. Thank you. I was not looking forward to it. I hate car
shopping. So, I appreciate the help.” I smile at Tom gratefully. “Even though I
will say it wasn’t necessary; I’m grateful you came out this weekend.”
“We’re
family, girl. Luna thinks of you as a little sister, especially after what you
did for us—for Luna. We’ll never forget it and will never be able to repay you.”
I avert my
eyes, looking out the window while trying to blink back the tears. “I did what
anyone would have done. All I did was drive Luna to the hospital and sit with
her while we waited for you.”
“Alex,” he
says with a heavy sigh and places a hand on my arm. “You did a lot more than
just sit with her. If not for you, she’d have been alone, sitting on a cold and
empty hospital bed mourning the baby we’d just lost, waiting for me to get
there. You were her lifeline, telling her funny stories of your brother and all
the shenanigans you two got up to. You were there when she needed someone the
most.”
I look at
him, my chest filling with emotions I’m unused to. It was a mixture of
gratitude, love, and… belonging. “Then I’m glad I was there to give her some
comfort during a horrible time.” I try to smile, but I know I fail miserably
since I can feel my lip wobbling.
“Me too,
honey. Me too. And you know, we’re here in case you need to talk about—”
“I don’t,”
I interrupt abruptly, my tone sharp. I don’t ever want to talk about what
happened. The past is going to stay buried deep in the abyss of my
consciousness. “I’m fine. I don’t need to talk about anything. Let the past
stay where it belongs.”
He looks at
me for a moment. And by the way he’s rolling his lip between his teeth, and the
intensity in his eyes, I can tell he’s trying to see behind my mask. I’m not
sure what he sees, but thankfully he lets it go.
Shaking his
head, he straightens in his seat and turns the ignition. “Can you program your
new address into the GPS? I don’t want to end up getting lost in the hills of
suburbia.”
Looking at
the gadget in front of me, I decide to give it the good ol’ try. I’m sure it
can’t be that difficult. “Sure, let’s do this.”

 

Author Bio
Kira Berger
is a child of the world with a severe case of wanderlust. She’s lived in both
North America and Europe. Currently, she’s living in London and enjoys
everything the diverse city has to offer.



She’s
always been a dreamer and closet romantic. And after obtaining her MA in
English and Publishing, she finally decided to bring the stories floating
around in her head and distracting her from real life onto paper.



If she’s
not writing or working – which is pretty much most of the time – she can be
found reading, traveling all over the world to visit friends, cuddle with her
cat, or ride on the back of her horse through the countryside, preferably
during the winter months.

 

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An American Cinderella

Title: An American Cinderella
Author: Krista Lakes
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 1, 2018

 

Blurb
“I’d give up my whole kingdom to be with you. I want to be your Prince
Charming.”
Aria has a big heart but bigger problems. Her whole life is a mess thanks
to her controlling stepmother. But when she’s knocked over- literally- by the
hottest man she’s ever had the pleasure of tangling up her body with,
everything changes.
Henry Prescott, second-string rugby player for the Paradisa Royals, is
funny, sweet, charming, and oh-so-sexy. He’s got a rock hard body and tackles
her in bed as fiercely as he tackled her in the park. Knowing nothing about
rugby, but absolutely intoxicated by his accent, she finds herself falling for
him.
There’s only one problem: Henry Prescott doesn’t exist.
The man she thinks she loves is actually Prince Henry, second in line for
the throne of the nation of Paradisa. He’s the man who Aria’s entire department
has to impress for trade relations. And that makes Aria’s stepmother’s plans
even more dangerous.
He’s the man who could destroy her world or make all her dreams come
true.
He lied about being a prince… did he also lie about being in love?
NYT Bestseller Krista Lakes brings you this brand new sweet-and-sexy
royal romance. This standalone novel will have you cheering for an American
princess’s happily ever after.

 

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New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Krista Lakes is a
thirtysomething who recently rediscovered her passion for writing. She is
living happily ever after with her Prince Charming. Her first kid just started
preschool and she is happy to welcome her second child into her life,
continuing her “Happily Ever After”!
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I Dare You

 

 

Title: I Dare You
Author: Shantel Tessier
Genre: Sports Romance/Suspense

Release Date: April 27, 2018
Blurb
What do you do
when the devil has you in his sights?
You show him that you can play his game.

Austin Lowes is new to town. She’s running from a mom who hates her to her dad
who cares nothing about her. Only a few months and she will be free, or at
least, that’s what she hopes … until she meets him.

Cole Reynolds is the devil disguised as a man. He wants her fear, he wants her
blood, and he wants her soul.

Just a little game, he says, I dare you.

Will Austin survive him, or will she lose herself and the game?

Secrets are revealed and justice will be served, but at what cost?

Who survives and who doesn’t?

 

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Excerpt
AUSTIN
“Why am I here?” I ask, wanting to get this over
with.
Cole takes the bottle from my hand and brings it
to his lips, taking a big gulp. His Adam’s apple working as he swallows.
I cross my arms over my chest, trying to look
unaffected. But I’m having trouble breathing.
“We’ve been thinking …” he says, rubbing his chin.
“We want you to be a part of our group,” Deke
finishes his sentence.
I look among the five of them and start laughing
nervously. “You’re joking, right?”
“Not one bit,” Deke says, shaking his head.
“No thanks,” I say and turn to the door. I twist
the handle and start to pull it open, but a hand slaps on the door above my
head, holding it shut.
I jump back to look at Cole. He leans against it
casually, getting comfortable and blocking my only exit. “It wasn’t an offer,
Austin.”
My eyes narrow on him. “What makes you think I
want anything to do with you guys?”
“Deke,” Cole says, lifting the bottle to his lips
again.
I spin around to see Deke step up to us, his phone
in his hand facing Cole and me. A video plays, and it’s of me driving Cole’s
car away from the warehouse after he stole the red car.
“How did you get that?” I demand.
He just chuckles, placing the phone in his pocket.
“I don’t kiss and tell, baby.”
My eyes narrow on him calling me baby. I turn back to face Cole. “You’re
blackmailing me. Again.”
He shrugs carelessly. “You can call it whatever
you want.”
“I’m calling it what it is,” I snap. “You know
damn well that I had no idea what you had planned.”
He pushes off the wall and leans down, his face
inches from mine. I can smell the cinnamon on his lips and can’t help the
shudder that runs through me. “I dare you to prove it.”
“You son of a—”
“In order to join,” Deke interrupts me, “you have
to pass a test.” He crosses his arms over his broad chest.
“I’m not interested …”
“Initiation,” he corrects himself.
“I don’t want to be involved with whatever
fucked-up shit you guys are in.” How many
different ways do I have to say it?
“Let her out,” Kellan says, but no one listens to
him.
Deke continues. “You have to fuck one of us while
we all watch.”
My heart starts to pound at his words. And my eyes
widen when he takes a step toward me.
This is a joke. It has to be.
He arches a brow in challenge when I just stand
there staring at him. “You want me, baby? I’m ready.” He licks his lips as his
blue eyes settle on my legs. Then he reaches down to his jeans and unbuttons
them.
He’s
serious!
My eyes immediately shoot to Cole.
His eyes hold their usual anger as they glare down
at me, but a slow, devious smile spreads across his face, and the guys start
laughing. “Well, there’s your answer, man,” one of them calls out from behind
me.
My jaw tightens. “I don’t want to …”
“Leave us,” Cole orders, interrupting me. And like
the trained sheep they are, they all walk out. I can still hear their laughter
as they walk down the hall, the door slowly shutting behind them.
I plop down on one of the lounge chairs, trying to
slow my racing heart. “You can’t force my hand, Cole. Not with this.”
He walks over to where I sit. Reaching out, he
runs his busted knuckles along my cheek. I swat his hand away, afraid of what
will come out of my mouth if he touches me.
His hand grips my hair and yanks me to stand. I
cry out as he shoves my back
against the closed door. He towers over me,
pushing his body into mine. I’m panting while he holds me still. He dips his
head to whisper in my ear. “Are you a virgin, Austin?”
“No,” I growl. My hands come up to push him off
me, but he grabs them and pins them above my head. I whimper, and my thighs
tighten.
“That’s a shame.” He sighs, and his breath skims
across my skin making me shudder. “I like to take pretty, innocent things and
destroy them.”
“You’re sick,” I say, panting.
He chuckles but doesn’t deny it. “But that doesn’t
make you want me any less. I saw the way you stared at me in the car. The way
you licked your lips when I thought about kissing you. The way you whispered my
name. How you stared at me when I got out of the pool. And let’s not forget the
way you allowed me to touch you last night. Tell me, were you disappointed when
I didn’t throw you on the bed and fuck you right then?” I moan. “I bet you’re
wet right now.”
“Cole,” I growl his name, not wanting him to see
how right he is.
But he ignores my warning. “You wore red for me
again, sweetheart. You wanted my attention, and you got it. Now what are you
gonna do with it?”
Author Bio
Shantel is a Texas born girl who now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her high
school sweetheart, who is a wonderful, supportive husband and their two
daughters. She loves to spend time cuddled up on the couch with a good book.

She considers herself extremely lucky to get to be
a stay at home wife and mother. Going to concerts and the movies are just a few
of her favorite things to do. She hates coffee, but loves wine. She and her
husband are both huge football fans, college and NFL. And she has to feed her
high heel addiction by shopping for shoes weekly.

Although she has a passion to write, her family is
most important to her. She loves spending evenings at home with her husband and
daughters, along with their cat and dog.
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