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Saturday, November 9, 2019

InkSlinger PR Review: Twist of Fate by Jill Shalvis


We are beyond excited to be celebrating this release from Jill Shalvis with you today by participating in the blog tour! TWIST OF FATE is part of her Heartbreaker Bay series and it is releasing as part of 1001 Dark Nights. Check out the book trailer from the title below. Click here to grab your copy now.

 

About TWIST OF FATE:

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes a new story in her Heartbreaker Bay series…

When the one you want … 

Daisy doesn’t believe love is ever-lasting, so it’s ironic as hell that she parlayed a business degree into a wedding planning business. More ironic still is her latest job bringing her back into contact with the man who’d taught her that love can’t last.

Is the one you can’t have…

To say Diego has been taught the hard way to bury emotions is an understatement. But when he’s called home to help the brother he hasn’t seen or spoken to in years, that’s one thing. It’s another entirely to also come face to face with the first woman he ever loved.

First and only… 

Can love conquer all? Daisy’s learned to depend only on herself, and Diego is and always has been an island of one. And yet when they’re together, even when they’re bickering, still wary and haunted by memories of what was … it’s magic. The question is, how to find their way back to each other…? 


**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you'll enjoy each one as much as we do.**  

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Angel in a Devil's Arms by Julie Anne Long (Review)

First off, I absolutely love this cover. Who doesn't love the bright color yellow dress. You look closer to Lord Bolt's expression, purely priceless. I mean it's a look that says, "Why are you dress, and there's a nice comfy bed with me in it?" In a sense the cover fits. For a good portion of the story we have Lucien and Angelique playing a cat and mouse game. They both want each other, but Angelique is trying not to cave to these feelings. There are parts in the story where I felt I probably read the first book in the series. It might be helpful, because Angelique and Delilah have a connected past. However, Angelique trying to keep her past hidden.

We have Lucien who has risen from the dead, and making the life of his father and his wife a living hell, or planning on it. I mean the Duchess of Brexford is a hateful woman, and it's time to put her in her place. The Duke is a pretty weak man to beginning with. Good thing Lucien didn't inherit that from his father (the Duke).

Overall, Angel in a Devil's Arms was a pretty good. I mean it starts out with a plot of revenge, but motives change as Lucien developed more character. I love that Angelique was able to move on from her past. I can't wait to see what happen with the other characters in The Grand Palace on the Thames.

Copy provided by Avon

Rating:
4 Stars

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

BIshop's Queen by Katie Reus (Review)

I finally got a chance to read Bishop's Queen. Oh my goodness this story was amazing once I was able to dive into the story. Okay in the previous book, we saw Evan and he wasn't doing too well. He basically broke off with Isla. He did it pretty callously.

Isla is ready to move on, even though she still loves Evan.  Evan knows he made a big mistake when he dropped Isla, but he's willing to win her back. He realizes that she might be endanger, and he hopes he can keep her safe.

Oh my goodness, I didn't expect Bishop's Queen to be so much better than Bishop's Knight. This story can be read as a standalone, but why would you. You find out things that happen in the first book, and I hope that we get the answer in the next book about the final Bishop. I wonder if they are all completely tied together in a weird coincidence. This story has build up and had me on the edge of my seat till the end. There were a couple of times I thought it was someone else than the person who was the bad guy of the story.

Copy provided by author.

Rating:
5 Stars

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Wildfire Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: Taming My Whiskey by Melissa Foster



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Buckle up for a wild ride as Dixie Whiskey finds forever love in TAMING MY WHISKEY, a funny, sexy, and emotionally riveting standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. The perfect love story for those who enjoy fiercely loyal and insanely sexy alpha heroes, smart, sassy heroines, strong family bonds, bikers, babies, and more!


In TAMING MY WHISKEY…

Being the princess of the Dark Knights motorcycle club doesn’t come with a white knight or a fairy-tale castle, and that’s okay, because Dixie Whiskey has never needed a man to slay her dragons or make her whole. Even so, after watching each of her brothers fall in love, she’d sure like a shot at her own happily ever after. But with the Dark Knights watching over her and the only man she’s ever wanted out of reach, she’s not holding her breath.

As the launch of Silver-Stone Cycles’ biggest line approaches, Jace Stone is left needing a favor from the one woman who holds the power to take him to his knees. He knows when it comes to sinfully gorgeous and sharp-tongued Dixie Whiskey, he must stay on his toes and keep his walls firmly in place. But Jace needs her for his business—and Jace Stone always gets what he wants.

When the tall, gruff, and darkly handsome biker presents an opportunity that any other woman might see as the chance of a lifetime, Dixie turns him down flat. But Jace is determined, and he pulls out all the stops—sending Dixie’s overprotective brothers up in arms. Rebellious Dixie takes a stand—going after the freedom, and the man, she’s always wanted. One scorching kiss leads to an undeniable connection, but Jace isn’t looking to be tied down, and Dixie refuses to play second fiddle. Can two untamable hearts find forever love in each other’s arms?

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Sexy Dare by Carly Phillips (Review)

I got a chance to read Carly Phillips latest release Sexy Dare. You can't go wrong with a Dare. When they find the right girl they will protect them to the end. Which brings us to Jason Dare and Faith Lancaster. Since there are a lot of Dares he's one of the New York Dare.

Anyway, Jason has no interest in getting into a long tern relationship. He swears off relationship, and we learn the reason why. He believes pretty strong about this even after meeting Faith. Yet his protective instincts kick in when he meets his curvaceous girl. Faith is adorable, and lovable, also she makes candy. She slowly whittle's down his wall.

Sexy Dare is a pretty fast read. Yet it packs heat quickly, and you want these two to get together. I love that Faith isn't a curvaceous and not a stick. I love that the cover even matches the description in the book. Jason loves the way she is. The ending comes quickly. I'm curious about how his business partners are going down, because they were just like Jason. It should be good.

Copy provide by author via RockStar PR

Rating:
4 Stars

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Wrapped Up in You by Jill Shalvis (Review)

Let me start with I'm so excited Kel O'Donnell gets his own book. Some of you might be going, "Hey this is the first time we are seeing Kel." I would say you are wrong. We actually meet Kel in another series, and I felt that he needed his own book, but then that series ended. Yep, I was sad to see that happen. Yet, Jill was able to bring him to San Francisco and he gets his own story. YAY!!!!!!

Kel is definitely a sexy sherif in another series, and he's still sexy. It's been a while since I read that series, but I always felt needed to have a girl. I totally forgot that he had a few bad things happen to him. Anyway, he's kind of like damage goods emotionally. However, he's willing to take a chance on Ivy. Okay, Ivy owns the taco truck that everyone loves. She's been included into the group, but feels like an outsider. That's partly her fault. She continues to keep up a wall, because she's afraid they aren't going like her background. As the story goes on Kel starts to breakdown the walls and is slowly falling in love with the girl, and the say can be said about Ivy.

Anyway, the story seems like everything is going to be picture for these, but trouble seems to creep back into Ivy's life, and she's not sure what to do. Towards the end I felt bad for Ivy, because you get the full extent of her past courtesy of her brother. Which makes Kel doubt Ivy, but that stems from his past. I really thought this was going to be a sappy read that didn't have any real drama, but I had to wait for the drama. Drama is part of life, and it would have been a pretty dull story if there wasn't something that push these two apart and back together. I hope that we can get a story for Ivy's brother. I think that would be an interesting read. Maybe a spinoff, maybe not. Wrapped Up In You was a pretty good read.

Copy provided by Avon.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Avon Spotlight + Review + Excerpt: When the Marquess Was Mine by Caroline Linden


When the was Mine 
The Wager of Sin, 3
Caroline Linden
September 24, 2019



In the game of love…

Georgiana Lucas despises the arrogant and cruel Marquess of Westmorland even before learning that he’s won the deed to her friend Kitty’s home in a card game. Still, Georgiana assures Kitty the marquess wouldn’t possibly come all the way to Derbyshire to throw them out—until he shows up, bloody and unconscious. Fearing that Kitty would rather see him die, Georgiana blurts out that he’s her fiancé. She’ll nurse the hateful man back to health and make him vow to leave and never return. The man who wakes up, though, is nothing like the heartless rogue Georgiana thought she knew…

You have to risk it all

He wakes up with no memory of being assaulted—or of who he is. The bewitching beauty tending him so devotedly calls him Rob and claims she’s his fiancée even as she avoids his touch. Though he can’t remember how he won her hand, he’s now determined to win her heart. But as his memory returns and the truth is revealed, Rob must decide if the game is up—or if he’ll take a chance on a love that defies all odds.


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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Wildfire Spotlight + Review: The Boyfriend Contract by Victoria James

THE BOYFRIEND CONTRACT
Victoria James
Entangled Amara
September 23, 2019


Emily Birmingham has had it up to here with men.

Growing up with an overbearing father and then her brother inherits everything she’s worked her whole life to build. Now she’s living in her grandmother's dilapidated house in the middle of nowhere Canada, jobless, and dealing with the most annoyingly sexy contractor on the planet. Exactly when did her life become an anti-Hallmark movie?

Cooper Merrick learned the hard way that love is definitely not worth the risk. He’s happy running the family contracting business alongside his well-meaning but overly-opinionated brothers...happy enough until polished and perfect Emily enters his world. Nothing prepared him for the ways she turns his life upside down and reaches the parts of himself he’s closed off from the world.

But when he finally gets up the nerve to ask Emily out, she says her next date will need to come with a written contract and some very particular ground rules. Yeah, it sounds crazy, but why does he find himself wanting to sign on the dotted line?

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Dark Memento by Katie Reus (Review)

I got a chance to read Dark Memento by Katie Reus. Dark Memento is the beginning to her new series Verona Bay, which was interesting read. I liked that this story kept you guessing on who might be the killer. Which makes me wonder what direction the series will be going. This feels like the stories are going be more like standalone with common ties to an area.

Anyway, I liked Lucas Jordan. He was sweet and a good guy. Then we have Serenity Washington single mom, survivor, and the target. While reading the story Katie had me guessing who it could have been, and I didn't know who it was until we reached in the end.

Overall, a pretty good, and fairly quick read. Yes, Dark Memento will be keeping you guessing until you draw closer to the end.

Copy provided by author.