#SuspensefulRomance Bullet To The Heart (No Mercy Series #1) by Lea Griffith

Action-packed and suspenseful!

I loved this book! The story was so well written. I went in expecting a bit of suspense and got fast-paced and thrilling tale that made my adrenaline spike!

“She was a broken person. Strong on the outside, but a million pieces inside.”

Bullet is an assassin, raised by and trained to kill for The Collective. They tried to tortured her humanity out of her. Rand has to realize that as alpha as he is and as much as he craves being protective, Bullet is an awesome kick*ss heroine!

“This woman, with her killer instincts and blood on her hands, had wrapped her bruised heart around his, and now they were entwined.”

Bullet to the heart is action-packed and suspenseful. Woven into the excitement was a beautiful story of two hearts & souls that recognized their match and would do anything and everything to find a way to each other.

“Your pain breaks my heart, and that’s frightening. I didn’t think I had one anymore,” he said against her lips.”

It had my heart racing from the opening scene till the last page flip! This was my first book by Lea Griffith but I can’t wait to read more! I definitely need to start right into the next book in this series.    – Diane –

 

She was born to love then taught to kill. She has become everything but is no one.

Known only as Bullet she was long ago forced to shed the name her parents gave her. Changed, molded and trained to kill with sharp-shooting efficiency she is one of The Collective’s most valuable assets. In a cadre of killers, Bullet is death waiting but her time for vengeance has come.

He was loved and then he lost. He has become a hunter in search of revenge.

Everything was taken from Rand the day a bullet ended the lives of his beloved wife and daughter. He has searched for their killer seven long years and may have her in his hands. Rand has suffered but now the time has come to make The Collective pay or die trying.

Joy and sorrow are two sides of the same coin. Vengeance draws them together but before all is said and done they will learn love can either break you or make you stronger.

 

 

#NewRelease Just Like That by Nicola Rendell #RomCom #GuppyTheDog

 

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Our Review:
I dove into Just Like That hoping for a fun and cute romance and I got that plus so much more!!

“It started with an accidental theft, moved to an accidental poisoning, and ended with him sleeping on my porch. And yet, it was absolutely perfect from strange start to even stranger finish. I had a Cosmo-debunking orgasm, and I haven’t laughed so hard on a date…ever. “Hashtag sorry-not-sorry.”

Penny Darling is a bit of a tangled mess when she bumps into Russ at baggage claim. A luggage mix up later and Russ finds himself knocking on her door tangled up in his own lies and secrets.

“You know, you look familiar. Have you posed for any Regency romance covers? I swear to God, I’ve seen you bare chested in a kilt. Seducing the Rake maybe?”
Before I can answer—it was one time, for fuck’s sake. I know guys who had STDs that didn’t haunt them like Seducing the Rake has stayed with me—”

I laughed out loud, swooned over Russ, fell in love with quirky Maisie all while Guppy the dog stole the show!

“When the dog walks into the room, the only thing I can think is, Holy sh*t, that’s a polar bear. She gives him a couple big pats on the back. The way people do with, you know, horses. “This is Guppy.”

The romance is off the charts Hot, Hot, Hot! Russ and Penny have Chemistry with a capital C!! The entire city of Flamingo, Florida is populated with peculiar and unconventional characters including a very dastardly Dick Dickerson! I was kept entertained from start to finish! This was only my second book by this author, but I think I’ve become quite a fan!
-Diane-

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SYNOPSIS

“I bet I can untangle you.”

At an airport baggage claim, Penny Darling looks up from her knotted mess of ear buds to find the sexiest hunk of man she’s ever seen. He’s got a military haircut, a scar through his eyebrow, and he’s rocking a pastel pink dress shirt like only a real man can. But Penny is on a man-free diet so she leaves the airport without succumbing to his delicious double-entendres…or his dreamy dimples.

PI Russ Macklin can’t take his eyes off Penny. As she sashays out of the airport with hips swaying and curls bouncing, he suspects they may share more than just sweltering chemistry. That suitcase she’s rolling along behind her? It looks a lot like his.

Because it is.

When he tracks her down, he holds her bag hostage in exchange for a date. Their night begins with margaritas and ends in urgent care, and Russ proves that Cosmo’s theory about a very particular type of orgasm was oh-so-wrong.

In Penny, Russ finds a small-town sweetheart with a very naughty side. For the first time ever, he’s thinking about picket fences. Penny finds in Russ a loving, caring man who understands the power of massaging showerheads.

But Russ is only in Port Flamingo for a week. They agree it’ll be a fling and nothing more. Because really, they can’t fall ass-over-teakettle in love just like that…

Can they?

99k words. HEA. Dual POV. No cheating.
Featuring a big drooly dog named Guppy.

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EXCERPT

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In my shopping cart, I’ve got assorted gifts: a box of wine, like I saw in her fridge; every kind of salt-and-vinegar potato chips they sell; a box of Dots; some Kama Sutra warming massage oil because I couldn’t fucking resist.
And that just leaves one more thing.
I put my basket down by a display of cupcakes and clear my throat. “I need to get something written on a cake.”
The baker turns around. She pulls her hairnet off her head and says, “I’m leaving for the night, sir. I can take your order, but it’ll have to be for tomorrow.”
This part can’t wait. Penny needs to know I’m not sleeping on this. She needs to know I listened to every single thing she said—every last detail, every last word.
I lean forward, putting my hands on the curved glass case. I glance at the baker’s nametag and then look her in the tired, baggy eyes. “Jacquie. It’s urgent. I fucked up, and I need to apologize.”
“The bait shop has some nice carnations. Usually.”
“Already tried that. Didn’t take.”
She gives me a stern stare, like if the blue carnations didn’t do it, I must really be in the shit.
“Jacquie. Please.”
She inhales long and hard, pursing her lips tight. “I’ve got my bowling group in twenty minutes.” She points backward toward the freezers, and I see a turquoise bowling shirt hanging on the back of a door. “I’m sorry, sir. I don’t have time.” She starts undoing her apron, which is a smudgy, colorful explosion of frostings. “Like I said, come back tomorrow. I’ll be glad to do whatever you’d like then.”
I pull out my wallet and open the billfold. “I’ll pay your overtime. I’ll pay your lane fees. I’ll buy you a new goddamned pair of bowling shoes. Whatever you want.” I put a fifty on the counter, next to the crumbly remains of some free cookies. “I just need a cake, tonight, with a message written on it.”
She looks at the money and then back at me.
“Jacquie. We’re talking about…” What the hell are we talking about? Chemistry? Sparks? That feeling in my gut that I’ve never felt before? Happiness? No, it’s more than that, and there’s only one word for it. “Love, Jacquie. We’re talking about love.”
Holy fuck. As soon as I say it, I know it’s true. Just a few days with Penny and I’m saying the word I’ve never said before—the one I never thought I’d ever say at all.
She lowers her nose, crumpling her chin into her throat. “Love?”
“Love. Like love-at-first-sight, different-planet, just-like-that love.”
She sighs hard, considering the cash. And then finally she untangles her hairnet from her palm, slipping it over her crunchy curls. “Five minutes. Pick out your cake. I’ve only got time for writing, though. No extra flowers. No balloons. No decoration. No sprinkles. We’re clear?”
“Jacquie, you’re a life saver,” I say, and pull a small round cake, decorated with pink roses, from the display shelf below. I slide it across the bakery case as she reties her apron. Then she takes a pad of paper and hands me a pen.
“Print what you want. Nice and clear. No cursive. I’m not letting one of my cakes become a hashtag bakery fail, all right?” She puts on a pair of plastic food service gloves and pops the lid off the cake. She sets it on a pedestal to the left of the register.
I pick up the pen and look at the blank pad, thinking about what I want to say and how.
It isn’t Shakespeare. It’s the truth. Six words does the job. When I’m finished, I put the pad on the other side of the case. “There.”
Her gloves crinkle as she reads it, and then she recoils a little. She gives me a shame on you shake of her head. “Sir, this is a family establishment. I can’t write that on a cake.”
I pull another fifty out of my wallet. “How about now?”

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nicola Rendell writes dirty, funny, erotic romance. She likes a stiff drink and a well-frosted cake. She is at an unnamed Ivy and prefers to remain mostly anonymous for professional reasons. She has a PhD in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from schools that shall not be named here. She loves to cook, sew, and play the piano. She realizes that her hobbies might make her sound like an old lady and she’s totally okay with that. She lives with her husband and her dogs. She is from Taos, New Mexico.
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#NewRelease Tortured by Nicole Williams #AllTheFeels #SecondChance #MustRead

Our Review:

Tortured lived up to its name! I felt tortured with heartache right from the start of the book. On the surface it began as a sweet story of first love being tested by time and distance. Brecken goes off to war leaving Camryn worrying about his safety, while he worries about leaving her with no one to protect her from an alcoholic and abusive parent.

“Worry as I unloaded the groceries. Relief as I started the laundry. Anxiety as I ironed shirts. Excitement as I checked the mail. Hopefulness as I started dinner. Hopelessness as I set the table. Emotions were a strange thing. How they could propel you forward one moment, only to bury you in an unmarked grave the next.”

When the worst happens, Camryn is forced to find her own way to get by and continue on with what she has left of her life. To me, she proves her strength in every move and choice she makes and she is faced with lots of very difficult choices at such a young age.

“Our scars prove we’re strong. They testify to what we can endure. It’s not weakness carved into them—it’s strength.”

Both Brecken and Camryn are kept prisoner in a way and to deal with this they keep their own secrets. It’s only when they are able to shine light on their own chains and scar that they can move towards any freedom.

“I’m a man. Staring at a woman I’ve loved, trying not to break down in front of her broken body.” His voice broke, matching the look on his face. “Trying to be strong when I’ve never in my life felt weaker. Trying to look like I can handle seeing her like this when I can’t f*ing handle seeing her like this.”

I absolutely loved this beautiful and beautifully written heartbreaking and honest story. There are definitely some tough to read parts but handled so honestly. I fall more and more in love with this author with every book of hers that I pick up. I look forward to discovering more of her books and handing my heart over to her to destroy (and hopefully heal again). I’ve just added this author to my ‘must-buy’, ‘one-click’, ‘don’t-even-read-the-blurb’ list!

“You know where you’re going?”
His head nodded beside mine. “I’ve always known.”
My hands went behind his neck. His skin was warm and familiar. “And where’s that?” He exhaled against my skin as he closed the bedroom door. “Toward you.”
-Diane-

SYNOPSIS:

When he left for a twelve-month deployment, she knew it would feel like forever before they saw each other again. She didn’t realize how right she was.

When Lance Corporal Brecken Connolly gets taken as a POW, Camryn hopes for the best but steels herself for the worst. In the end, steel was what she needed to survive when he didn’t. She moves on the only way she knows how—gilding herself in more steel.

Years go by.
She builds a new life.
She leaves the old one behind.

Until one day, she sees the face of a ghost on the news. Brecken seems to have risen from the dead, but she knows she can’t perform the same miracle for herself. While Brecken was held in a torture camp for the past five years, she’s been trapped in her own kind of prison. One she can’t be saved from.

The man she mourned comes back to join the living, but the girl he wanted to spend his life with isn’t the same woman he comes back for. Brecken isn’t the same person either. The past five years have changed them both. While he’s determined to put the pieces back together, she’s resolved to let hers rot where they shattered.

Broken or not, Brecken wants her back. He’ll do anything to achieve that. Even if it means going against the warden of Camryn’s personal prison—her husband.

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About the Author:
I’m a wife, a mom, a writer. I started writing because I loved it and I’m still writing because I love it. I write romance because I still believe in true love, kindred spirits, and happy endings.

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#NewRelease Parasight by E.S. Carter #DarkRomance #Grimtastic #6Stars

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I absolutely loved this book! Right from page one it pulled me way out of my comfort zone. Taking the darkest and scariest character from book 1, Feyness, and dropping us feet first into his story!

“You came back.
You liked the darkness.
You thirsted for more.
Don’t worry, your secret is safe with me.”

Parasight is the second book in the dark series The Red Order. This book and this series is dark, twisted, a bit horrifying, but also romantic and so full of hope!

“His voice trails off as if he’s now aware he’s sharing too much, so we sit in silence. My fingers are clasped gently in the hand of a vicious killer, while my heart aches for a young boy called Henry.”

Parasight continues right where Feyeness left off but gives us more insight into Grim’s past and we see what shaped him into the man and monster that he has become.

“I’m strong enough for your hurt, Grim. If you need it, give it to me. Give it all to me.”

Grim is compelled to rescue a young woman, Calliah, who doesn’t remember a time before her captivity except for some memories of her sister. In her life she has only known pain and fear till suddenly she sees hope in this scarred and dangerous man.

“I want to mark her, to bite her, to devour all that she is until I’m fat and bloated with her flesh.”

Parasight is a beautifully written story that shows the power of hope even in the very darkest and seemingly hopeless of situations.

“Then we are alone.
The saved girl and the killer.
The assassin and his trophy.
Grim and Calliah.”

I’ve loved seeing the darker side of this author and look forward to getting more stories from this world. I do have to say that as much as I can’t wait, I’m also a bit terrified to read Luke’s book! He might be the darkest and most damaged!
-Diane-

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I am drowning in darkness.
My limbs submerged in inky tar, my lungs asphyxiated by the stench of death’s hold.
My eyes see nothing but black.
Yet I see him.
And I am not scared.
I should be.

Don’t look into my eyes, for my demons will eat you alive.
My devil inside will feast on your soft flesh. His jagged teeth will tear the meat from your bones and drink the light from your soul.
His scars will turn the innocent into sinful and drag you into his dark pit of hell.
No light lives within this disfigured shell.
I am a vessel for pain.
Giving and receiving.
It feeds me.
It nourishes me.
It holds me close like the arms of a lover and whispers to me in the twilight.

They say the devil was once an angel.
There is no angel inside me.
I do not seek repentance nor forgiveness.
I do not crave things as weak as love.
My desire for her is purely selfish and once my appetite is sated she will be unlucky to leave with her life.
When she looks into my eyes, my demons will eat her alive.

*Book #2 of ‘The Red Order’ series. Can be read as a standalone, but to understand the full storyline consider beginning the journey with Feyness*

#NewRelease Say I’m Yours by Corinne Michaels #Standalone #LoveLoveLove

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Say I’m Yours

By Corinne Michaels

Release Day: March 27, 2017

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Our Review:

I don’t know what to say about this book. I loved it and hated it at the same time! Say I’m Yours is more than a second ( or third, or fourth…) chance romance.
Grace has always loved Trent. She fell in love with him as a 16 year old and he has been stringing her along for almost 20 years, always faithful to her but stepping back avoiding any commitment.

“…but Trent is my soul. He’s the man I dream of every night. He’s the man I want to fall asleep next to and grow old with.”

My heart broke for Grace and I really wanted her to be able to move on and find her happiness. I often wanted to punch some sense into Trent to make him see how he was hurting her every time he pulled back.

“I need a man who’s going to give me his whole heart. I need you to love me and not just because we were separated. If we do this again, I can’t have you half in.”

This is a beautifully written story that drew me right in and got me so emotionally invested in Grace’s story that I didn’t want to put it down from chapter one till the epilogue.
4.5 Stars!! -Diane-
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From New York Times Bestseller, Corinne Michaels, comes a new second chance standalone romance.

I spent twenty years waiting for Trent Hennington to open his eyes and see me. But it was all for nothing. He chose to keep himself guarded and let me walk away, proving that my time and efforts were wasted.

I’m done being invisible.
It’s time to move on.

A single dance sets my new reality into motion, and I welcome it. After all, Cooper Townsend is perfect. He’s kind, sexy, and attentive–everything a girl could want.

I thought I got it right this time.
That my heart could mend, and I would be happy.
Apparently, some things really are just too hard to walk away from.

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Say I’m Yours

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Corinne Michaels is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author of The Salvation Series (Beloved, Beholden, Consolation, Conviction & Defenseless), Say You’ll Stay, Say You Want Me, and Say I’m Yours. She’s an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two beautiful children. Corinne is happily married to the man of her dreams and is a former Navy wife. After spending months away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape from the loneliness.

Both her maternal and paternal grandmothers were librarians, which only intensified her love of reading. After years of writing short stories, she couldn’t ignore the call to finish her debut novel, Beloved. Her alpha heroes are broken, beautiful, and will steal your heart.

 

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#NewRelease Extra Credit by Poppy Dunne #RomCom #MustRead #TeachersPet #5stars

 

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Book Title: Extra Credit

Author: Poppy Dunne

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Release Date: March 22, 2017

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Diane’s review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
First off, I just want to put it out there that I think I love Poppy Dunne and want to be ‘besties’ with her! She doesn’t know me and should probably apply now for that restraining order 😉

The humor in Extra Credit is off the charts hilarious, but it isn’t just a funny story. It’s surprising and sweet, romantic and emotional, too.

Chelle is a quirky funny heroine and I couldn’t help just immediately loving her! She is working as a substitute drama teacher at a very over-privileged, ritzy school in LA. She has set this year as her goal to either have a full time job or move back with her parents (and that is not a good option!)

“I found out that stress knitting is a thing. I’ve created two tiny caps for Chuckles, along with a sweater and a tail warmer. He’s going to need one of those if they spend the winter in Montana again. I’ve also made Archie a pillow, and earmuffs, and I’ve knitted a doggie dish for him. It doesn’t hold any water, so maybe that was a stupid idea. Well, no maybe about it.”

Will is a pretty quirky guy, also. He is juggling a high pressure job, a kookie ex-wife Suzonne, and the most precocious 10 year old daughter Amelia. Amelia is smitten with her new substitute teacher and it’s not long before Will finds himself falling under her spell, also.

“You can take it out on me all you want in this life, but you mess with my kid and the Hulk breaks out. And I don’t have those expanding underpants Hulk does, so it’s going to get really awkward exceptionally fast around here.”

I love the humor of Extra Credit, super fun without being slapstick. Chelle’s inner monologue constantly kept me on my toes. I laughed out loud and highlighted more than half the book! I may also have been texting passages to my book buddies insisting that they need to read this book!

“I have baggage.
In my car, obviously, because I never unpack anything, but also personally.”

 

 

 

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#Synopsis:

The first time I saw Will Munroe I had him pegged as a typical LA douchebag—a little too handsome, a little too rich, a little too into his probiotic kale smoothies. The next time I ran into him—at his daughter’s parent/teacher conference (me: teacher, he: parent)—I noticed his steel grey eyes, his hard chest under a crisp white button down, and his suggestively bare ring finger. I was hooked.

 

If life really imitated art, he’d have swept me off my feet and taken me right there on the principal’s desk. Instead, we are stuck in our assigned roles. He’s the workaholic single dad of a precocious girl child, and I’m her fiery substitute teacher. Never the two shall meet. Enter one zany, yurt-dwelling ex-wife, a stock market that never sleeps, and some over-the-top, A-list fundraisers, and I’ve got plenty of drama ahead. Better to keep my hands to myself.

 

But when Will asks me out for a pancake breakfast, how can I resist? My heart (and my stomach) say yes, but am I willing to risk my job for a short stack and a romp in the hay? A slow, sensual, mind-blowing romp in the hay…

 

But where there’s a Will…

 

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#MeettheAuthor

After ten years of hiding behind a bathroom door, Poppy Dunne has sent both children to school, emerged from the bathroom, and is excited to release Room Service, a romantic comedy plotted mostly on the toilet.

Poppy writes books with relatable heroines who speak their minds and whose riotous inner dialogue reflects their complex characters. Her goal is to deliver a story that has equal parts heart, romance and humor. Her heroes are swoon worthy, yet hold on to your suspension of disbelief, because they pick up their own socks and cook.

In her free time, she looks for hobbies other than Netflix and procrastinating to fill out this author bio. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and children.

 

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#Excerpt

I’m asking for a tissue when he sweeps me up into his arms and kisses me. His mouth covers mine, nothing tentative about it. It’s a masterful kiss, him claiming my mouth over and over again. My arms twine around his neck, when what I should be doing is pushing him away with a Scarlett O’Hara “I do dee-clayah! Mr. Munroe!” But I don’t. Instead, I pull him closer, feeling the scrape of his stubble against my cheek. He tastes like breath mints from heaven, or something else celestial and minty fresh. When we finally pull apart—which body does not want, but brain insists on—I find I can finally exhale. Will lowers me back to the ground like I’m floating back out of a dream, back to my job and the school and…the fact that I’m still doing my job at the school.

 

 While snogging a parent.

 

 Snogging’s a great word.

 

 Okay, brain. Let’s get back to it.

 

 “That was…” Will’s voice trails off. The tone is deep, rugged, sexy.

 

 I respond, “Shhweee.” I think I was looking for the word sweet, but we’ll never know.

 

  “Very,” he agrees. He steps away, even though every molecule in my body right now is telling me to fling myself back at this tall, infuriating, infuriatingly gorgeous man. But just as I’m about to throw caution and my bra to the wind, someone adorable comes bouncing up to us, her mouse-eared hoodie still on.

 

#NewRelease The Sex Bucket List by Prescott Lane #SwoonyLove #ContemporaryRomance

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Title: The Sex Bucket List
Author: Prescott Lane
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publishing Date: March 9th

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Our Review:
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Emerson has definitely got her groove back!
The Sex Bucket List from the outside looks like a cute RomCom, but from the inside reads like an emotional real life romance, sweet and funny without becoming sappy or slapstick.

“It makes sense I’d have a sex list, though. I mean, why not? I’ve got grocery lists, Christmas lists, to-do lists, even honey-do lists—minus the honey. I’m the queen of list making. It helps me keep some semblance of order in my life. Those of you with kids and a job and countless after-school activities know what I’m talking about. So why not a sex bucket list?”

Emerson is learning how to be a single mom, divorced with three kids and juggling work and family. She is a caregiver in all aspects of her life and puts others first before her own wants and needs. But when she comes across her “Sex Bucket List” that was compiled during a drunken girls night, she decides to carve out a little time and attention for herself.

“I’ve been spending my time lately on my sex bucket list. And it’s not time spent on sexual freedom or experimentation, but on finding myself again, feeling worthy of love again, loving myself again.”

Boy did I swoon for Mateo!! Waiting and watching Emerson and biding his time until she was ready to move on with her life. He is so perfect for Emerson who deserves someone to love and care for her.

“You take care of everyone.”
“You notice all that?”
He inches closer, looking down at me, and my heart pumps hard. “I notice everything about you.”
Oh my God, my heart’s about to pump out of my chest. But I tell myself maybe he just means it’s his job as head of security to pay attention, to be observant. But maybe not—after all, he sure is standing close to me. And he looks and smells fantastic. Powered by my list, I place a hand on my hip, and in my sassiest tone, say, “Are you wondering what it’d be like for me to take care of you?”
His head lowers to my ear, his warm breath sending shivers over my skin. “I’m wondering if you’ll ever let me take care of you.”

I loved this story and didn’t want it to end! I really want to read more and know more about the amazing characters in this book!
-Diane-

 

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Mateo

Emerson’s a sexy mom of three.

And if you call her a MILF, I’ll kick your ass.

She’s got a sex “to do” list, and I’m just the man to help her check some things off.

But this isn’t my story. It’s hers.

Unfortunately for me, her story involves an ex-husband, a kid that hates me, and a pretty nice shot to my nuts. She’s a woman who thinks too much, always with a plan, a list, but I’ve got a list of my own.
Emerson

Mateo likes to tease me that I have lists for my lists. But I didn’t hear him complaining when he stumbled upon my Sex Bucket List.

This is the story of how I brushed the cobwebs off my sex life, put myself back onto my list and not only fell in love with a younger man, but with myself, as well.

Grab a pen and make your own Sex Bucket List!

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#NewRelease We Said Forever by Marie James #Standalone #MustRead #FavoriteAuthor

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We Said Forever is an angsty and emotional bumpy ride of a story. Even though it is love at almost first sight for or Fallyn and Blaze, their road is not an easy one. They soon find out that love alone is not enough to sustain their relationship with out communication and trust.

“I’m scared,” I confess on a whisper, praising myself internally for being brave enough to put it out there, but at the same time, hating that it may give him a chance to back out. Silence fills the room for the longest time. “I am too,” he admits. “But no amount of unease I feel about taking such a big step with you makes me doubt the fact that I will love you every single second for the rest of my life. We’ll fight, argue, and say sh*t we don’t mean, but at the end of the day, you’re the best thing that has ever happened to me. As cliché as it sounds, you complete me.”

At the start of the story Blaze is the golden boy, the football hero, with a bright future but a series of bad choices sets him on the wrong path. I really wanted to shake some sense into him! My heart broke for Fallyn who goes through so much but her love for Blaze never falters!

“You promised, you promised!” she chants with desperation as the door closes behind me. “We said FOREVER!”

This was definitely an emotional Rollercoaster of a story, but I loved every word of it! I hate you, but I love you, Author Marie James!!

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Rock bottom.

They say the only way to go from there is up, but what is “up” when you’re born into someone else’s rock bottom?

At ten, football became my first love. It’s what got me out of the house away from my self-destructive family. My love for football landed me at Las Vegas University with a full ride scholarship, and the orange on my jersey was my favorite color…until my eyes landed on the red dress Fallyn wore the night we met.

At twenty-one, I jumped off the cliff into the unknown the second Fallyn McIntyre danced in my arms at a party. I had the greatest girl in the world and the opportunity to play college ball every Saturday. My rock bottom was looking up, thanks to my two first loves.

Parties, sex, and football—life was perfect. But one drink too many, and my world came crashing down. When I chose pills over my second love, my head told me it was the best decision I ever made. The pills keep me warm and protect me from the distance Fallyn created. Percs don’t judge me. They make me feel alive.

Threes.

They say the best things come in threes, but one leads to a stable future, one is my salvation, and the other drags me to hell—a hell I’d willingly burn in for eternity…if it weren’t for my second love.

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NewRelease American Prince (American Queen Trilogy #2) #Authorswelove #blogtour #lovethiscover

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American Prince, the highly-anticipated follow up to American Queen by Sierra Simone is available now!!

American Prince by Sierra Simone

Publication Date: March 7th, 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Epic Stars!
American Prince is the second book in the American Queen Trilogy. It continues the story of Ash, Embry and Greer, but this time giving us insight and backstory of Ash and Embry’s meeting and history together.

“Colchester had wrinkled up that sweet forehead. “Why would I write a memoir?”
“For when you run for President. You can’t be a President without a book first.” And those wrinkles would get deeper, and he’d look so puzzled and handsome at my joke that my ribs would fracture from the pressure of it. And then to make that fracturing stop, I’d change the subject and say, “Bet you miss those nights in Prague.”

The American Queen Trilogy is such an amazing and epic story of war and politics, of love and heartbreak, of lies and scheming. There are so many twists and surprises in American Prince. It is heart-wrenchingly beautiful, but also Hot with a capital H!!

“And it’s bullshit that a tear and look could have just as much weight as a bullet in my shoulder, as a burning village, as the bodies of the men I’d vowed to protect in those godforsaken mountains.”

I got lost in this story but even more lost in the gorgeous words and imagery created on each page. Whenever I had to put my ereader down, I would have to shake myself and come back down to earth from wherever the pages had taken me!

“I’m done running from you,” I said honestly. “I tried and it didn’t matter—you haunted me everywhere I went.”
“And you haunted me,” he murmured, rolling over to press his lips against mine once more. “My little prince.”
And so the next act in our tragedy began.”
-Diane-

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I’ve been many things.

I’ve been a son and a stepbrother. An Army captain and a Vice President.

But only with Him am I a prince. His little prince.

Only with Maxen and Greer does my world make sense, only between them can I find peace from the demons that haunt me. But men like me aren’t made to be happy. We don’t deserve it. And I should have known a love as sharp as ours could cut both ways.

My name is Embry Moore and I serve at the pleasure of the President of the United States…for now.

This is the story of an American Prince.

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In an instant, he was on me, straddling my thighs, one hand yanking my head back so I had to look up into his face. “Don’t play games with me,” Ash warned in a low voice. “Not tonight. Not after what you did. You don’t even want to know the things I’m thinking about right now.”
I could barely breathe. Pain sang out from my shoulder and hunger sang out from my thickening cock. I was at the mercy of a monster—in the hands of an angry god, as they say—and I’d never felt more alive. It was like kissing his boot, like that first moment I’d been shot at in the trees—the whole world came to life, the forest thrumming and the leaves rustling and my blood and heart all part of this incredible symphony of magic and music that was playing all the time, if only I had the ears to listen. Being with Ash was like my battle high, the fragility of life so apparent, the thrill of surviving it so exhilarating. Surviving him.
“Take it,” I said, my fantasies from all those years ago coming back and making me stir underneath him.
“What?” he asked quietly.
“Take what you’re owed. Take what you deserve for saving my life.”
His lips parted, his eyes hooded, and he pulled my head back even more, exposing my throat. “And what exactly do you owe me?” he asked. “What exactly do I deserve?”
I met his eyes, which were almost black in the dark. “Whatever you want.”
“What I want will have you flat on the ground with tears in your eyes. You think you want to give that to me?”
“No.” I swallowed. “I want you to take it from me.”
He went still.
“Let me thank you,” I begged. “Let me make you feel better. Use me. Use me how you need.”
“Oh, that’s what you want, is it?” he breathed. He leaned in, his thighs on my throbbing erection, and I felt his own, an iron bulge pressing into my stomach. It was massive. He’d tear me apart with it. “You won’t let me have you any other time, not with kisses or love letters, but when you’re bleeding and I’m furious, that’s when you’ll open yourself to me? That’s when I get to have this?”
How could I make him understand? That it had to be like this? That I had to be conquered, not wooed?

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#NewRelease The Cad and The Coed (Rugby #3) by Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway #RomCom #FunRead

 

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The Cad and The Co-Ed, an all-new romantic comedy from Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway is LIVE!

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The Cad and the Co-ed is the third book in the Rugby series but can be read completely as a standalone. Eilish Cassidy is not the type of girl to get all swoon and gooey about a good looking guy, but she did keep posters of gorgeous rugby player Bryan Leech on her wall and when he turns his attention to her at a party, she is no match for his charm.

“I was not and never had been a romantic sort with stars in my eyes and a happily ever after on my mind.”…
“And then I’d danced with his thick thighs and his big shoulders under the influence of candlelight and champagne. He’d compared me to a rose and gazed at me as though I was flawless. He’d kissed me dizzy in the gardens. He’d spread my legs and worshipped me with his lips and tongue, seducing me beneath a blanket of stars. He’d taken me to his suite and made love to me.”

The next morning in the light of day when Eilish realizes that Bryan had been very drunk and doesn’t even remember their night, she cuts and runs, but the repercussions of that night will stay with her for a lifetime.

“And in that moment, I believed in love at first sight, because I’d just witnessed it. I’d just witnessed a man fall head over heels in love with his own son. “C-come on, I’ll introduce you,”

I loved The Cad and The Co-ed. It is a great addition to this wonderful series! The Cad and The Co-Ed is a rom-com but with heart and emotion and just a bit of drama to keep you flipping the pages!! 5 Stars!
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THE CAD

Bryan Leech is a cad.

Or, he *was* a cad.

No one is quite certain.

Once the quintessential playboy, Bryan claims he’s done with wild parties and weekend benders. No more one night stands leading to mornings he can’t remember; no more binges and blackouts; no more exploits plastered all over the tabloids and rag sheets. According to Bryan, he’s cleaning up his act.

The only problem is, no one believes him.
THE CO-ED

Eilish Cassidy never thought she’d be a mother at nineteen or still in college at twenty-four. Cut off from every member of her family except her favorite cousin, she’s finally managed to put her life back together. Stronger and wiser, Eilish enters her last semester of university determined to stand on her own. Now she just needs to find an internship.

The only problem is, her best option—by far—places her directly in the path of her son’s father, and he doesn’t remember her at all.
THE PLAN

Bryan is determined to prove he’s changed. Eager to settle down with the right woman, he’s got his sights set on the gorgeous redhead who seems terribly familiar.

Eilish is determined to hide her secret. She’ll do anything to keep her child safe, even if that means ignoring her own wishes and desires.

But what happens when Bryan starts to remember? And what will it take for Bryan to convince the girl he forgot that she’s unforgettable?

 

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Penny Reid is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Winston Brothers and Knitting in the City series. When she’s not immersed in penning smart romances, Penny works in the biotech industry as a researcher. 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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Meet L.H. Cosway:
L.H. Cosway has a BA in English Literature and Greek and Roman Civilisation, and an MA in Postcolonial Literature. She lives in Dublin city. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favorite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books.

She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories.

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