Release Blitz – Fortune – Author: Lauren K. McKellar

 

 

Title: Fortune
Author: Lauren K. McKellar
Genre: Standalone Romantic Comedy
Release Date: November 16, 2017
Blurb

 

Grace Storey can’t wait to escape her small-town chaos and
head for the big city for three main reasons: Work. Better cell-phone service.
And the prospect of meeting her very own Prince Charming. After all, when the
guy you crushed on since high school turns out to be a psychopath, and the only
viable alternative is Creepy Keith, you need to take drastic measures to ensure
life as a crazy cat lady is not in your future.
What she doesn’t need is a bad-boy musician with a penchant for getting under
her skin. Sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll are the last things on her mind.

Darcy Fortune has three things on his mind: Sex. Drugs. And
rock ’n’ roll (in that order). It’s how it has to be to keep the pain from his
past at bay. After all, when you’ve hurt someone you love, it’s easier to numb
the pain to keep on surviving. Easier to turn off your feelings than face the
cold, harsh truth.
What he doesn’t expect is the sassy journalist with so much soul in her eyes.
Could this woman be the one who breaks him?

Staying in control has never been as hard as this.
 
Fortune is a brand new standalone romantic comedy from Lauren K. McKellar.

 

 

 

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Excerpt
My
underwear is missing.
I know it
like I know how to make the perfect meringue mix in minutes. I know it like I
know that the grapes on the vineyard are just starting to grow, perfect little
plump circles of ripeness.
I sigh,
staring up at the washing line once more.
Yep.
The pair of
plain white cotton knickers are most certainly no longer there.
And it
could have been anyone. It could have been a magpie picking them off the line.
My sister, Eva, having a romp in the vines with her sexy fiancé, needing a pair
to walk home in after hers had been ripped off in a fit of passion. My
grandmother deciding they were inappropriate for public display.
But my gut
tells me different.
My gut
tells me that perhaps my ex-boyfriend is the one to blame for the
panty-napping, and that I’ll never see those comfortable tighty-whities again.
I run my
hands through my hair, staring up at the clear blue sky. Why can’t I just have
one morning where I feel in control? Where things in my life happen the way I
want instead of dictated by someone else?
“Grace!”
I look back
toward the homestead.
Eva stands
on the front porch, waving at me. “I’ve made you an appointment with my
therapist for next week.”
“Pardon?” I
frown. What is she talking about?
“My
therapist. She’s really good,” she replies. “After everything that happened
with the fire, I thought it might help.”
“I don’t
need a therapist,” I reply.
“You think
that now, but trust me, once you see her, you’ll love having someone to talk
to.” She pauses. “Oh! Speaking of, I also signed you up for a new phone
contract with Connor and me. We got a good package deal, lots of inclusions,
and …” She keeps talking, but I don’t listen. She’s organising my life. Doing
it again.
And I know
she wants nothing but the best for me, but I’m sick of not being in control.
I’m sick of being little Grace Storey, the younger sister who has to laugh off
her ex-boyfriend’s borderline stalkerish behaviour, the one who does as she’s
told all the damn time.
I’m sick of
it all.
And
sometimes in life, you need a sign. A sign that perhaps it’s time to shake
things up, to move forward. To go and find your fortune.
And as I
look up at the clothesline, the spot where my underwear should have been, it’s
never been clearer to me in my life. It’s time I leave this small country town
for the big city, and start a new life.
It’s time I
take control.
Author Bio

Lauren K. McKellar is a writer of contemporary romance reads that make you feel. This hybrid-published USA Today best-selling author loves writing books with stunning local settings, heart-throb heroes, and leading ladies who overcome great hardships in their lives.In addition to writing, Lauren loves to read, and you can often find her up at all hours of the night with a glass of wine, some chocolate, and a good book. She lives by the beach in New South Wales, Australia, with her husband, infant son, and their two dogs. Most of the time, all four of them are well behaved.

 

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Release Blitz – All He Wants This Christmas – Author: Claire Woods

Title: All He Wants This Christmas
Author: Claire Woods
Genre: Contemporary Holiday Romance/Romantic Comedy
Release Date: November 16, 2017
Blurb
Kids adore
him.
Women pant after him.
When he kisses her—she hears the angels sing.
But single mom Kate Gilletti has her hands full as it is.
Falling for the hunky single dad every woman in town is hot for—is not on her
Christmas list.
So what, if the looks he gives her could melt the north
pole? She has no plans to get involved with another man who looks like sin on a
stick.
But maybe this Christmas, Kate will learn that some men are
totally worth melting for.
Authors note: This is a sweet, funny and sexy holiday read!
No Cheating, HEA with plenty of fire to melt those Kindles.
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Excerpt
“It’s late…”
I grab her hand, “I know…but I don’t want the night to be
over…yet.”
“The kids are tired…”
I turn her arm over and draw circles on the middle of her
palm with my index finger.
“Jesus, man candy, we just met yesterday. What are you doing
to me?”
I answer with eyes full of promises. Dirty, hot promises you
fulfill in the dark.
She sucks in her breath; her knees shake as she tries to
take her hand back.
But I won’t let go.
Instead, I drop my face pressing my lips to her palm before
looking back up. In that moment, I make a silent promise to her—a vow that this
is going to happen someday. 
“I’m not dating, Gianni.”
“Good. There’s no one in my way.”
“But there is…” She nods over to Luca whose
teaching Tommy how to play the video game.
“Nah, I know you’re a package deal. So are we.” I
nod over to Tommy.
“You wanna do a playdate tomorrow at my house?”
“Gianni….”
“God, I want you.”
“Slow down.”
“I can’t. It’s been so long, you get it.”
“I don’t do casual sex.”
“Oh sweetheart, it’s going to be anything but casual. I
can promise you that.”
Author Bio
Claire Woods lives in upstate New York with her dog Ginger
and a room full of books. She’s horribly shy, never misses a UFC Fight, and has
a horrible addiction to sushi and banana peppers (maybe even eating them
together). 
Books have been her means of escape. It’s been a
long-standing dream of Claire’s to travel to Australia where she hopes to
find a hot rugby player to sweep her off her feet and romance her on Bondi
Beach while petting koala’s and drinking champagne at midnight.  (this
might be her next book) 
Until then, she’ll have to write her perfect man on paper
while waiting for him to magically appear. 

You never know, stranger things have happened.

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Release Blitz – Scandalous Beat (Series: Tempest #6) – Author: Michelle Mankin

 

Title: Scandalous Beat

Series: Tempest #6

Author: Michelle Mankin
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 16, 2017

 

Blurb
A rock star. A stripper. Can a hookup lead to a happily ever after?Juaquin
Acenado. 
A drummer.
A rapper.  A rock king. 

My
brother’s best friend. 

Arrogant.
Forbidden. Do-not-go-there trouble. 

The sexy
Latino was too old for me when we first met, and I was in high school. But he
was my first love. I’ve never gotten over him. 

Miriam
Jackson. 

Stripper.
Exotic dancer. Her Vegas stage name is Queen. 

My
bandmate’s little sister. 

Spicy and
sweet. The spark that fires my inspiration. The rhythm to my beat. 

She’s the
one I imagine when I settle for the others. My ultimate fantasy. Only I can
never have her. 

Until I
arrive in Vegas to record my solo rap album, visit a strip club, and there she
is. Miriam was supposed to be in college, but she’s not. She is so not. 

Sin City, a
place where anything can happen, and I’m the only one in the band who knows her
secret. 

So why resist
anymore? 

Who could
possibly stop me?

 

 

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Author Bio
Michelle Mankin is the New York Times
bestselling author of the Black Cat Records series of novels.
Rock Stars. Romance. Redemption. Love Evolution, Love Revolution, and Love Resolution are a
BRUTAL STRENGTH centered trilogy, combining the plot underpinnings of
Shakespeare with the drama, excitement, and indisputable sexiness of the rock
‘n roll industry. 

Things take a bit of an edgier, once upon a time turn with
the TEMPEST series. These pierced, tatted, and troubled Seattle rockers are
young and on the cusp of making it big, but with serious obstacles to overcome
that may prevent them from ever getting there. 

Rock stars, myths, and legends collide with paranormal
romance in a totally mesmerizing way in the MAGIC series. 

Catch the perfect wave with irresistible surfers in the ROCK
STARS, SURF AND SECOND CHANCES series. 

Romance and self-discovery, the FINDING ME series is a
Tempest spin off with a more experienced but familiar cast of characters. 
Exploring the sexual double standards for women, the ROCK
F*CK CLUB series is a what-if the groupies called the shots instead of the rock
stars.

When Michelle is not prowling the streets of her Texas town
listening to her rock or NOLA funk music much too loud, she is putting her
daydreams down on paper or traveling the world with her family and friends,
sometimes for real, and sometimes just for pretend.
OTHER BOOKS BY MICHELLE MANKIN
BRUTAL STRENGTH series:
Love Evolution
Love Revolution
Love Resolution

Love Rock’ollection  TEMPEST series (also available in audio):

Irresistible Refrain
Enticing Interlude
Captivating Bridge
Relentless Rhythm
Tempest Raging
Tempting Tempo

Scandalous BeatThe MAGIC series (also available in audio):

Strange Magic
Dream Magic

Twisted Magic ROCK STARS, SURF AND SECOND CHANCES series

(also
available in audio):

Outside
Riptide

Oceanside FINDING ME series (also available in audio):

Find Me
Remember Me

Keep MeROCK F*CK CLUB series:

Rock F*ck Club (audio coming soon)

Rock F*ck Club 1.5





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Release Blitz – She Was Mine – Author: Marie Skye 

 

 

Title: She Was Mine 
Author: Marie Skye 
Genre: Romance 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
Grayson:



If I had to use one word to describe my wife, it would be Mine.

Emmalin is my life, my love, and the mother of my child.

She’s given me more than I deserve, and more than I ever wanted.

Nothing ever came easy for us. 

Fight hard, Fuck harder.

Now, someone wants to take it all away from me. Someone has a sordid tale to tell, that’s a threat to both me, and my family, and it’s one I can’t defend. 

I have to fight back.

But how do I fight for everything and prove my innocence when nothing makes sense and lies start to sound like the truth? How do I hold onto the only woman I’ve ever loved, even if she asks me to let her go? I can’t. She’s the one I refuse to lose….



Emmalin:



Life with Grayson has never been more perfect. But life is also a bitch and then you die.


 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
Marie Skye is your average career driven woman by day, and a hidden lover of all things dirty by night. Or, as she likes to say, professional by day; author whore by night.



Army brat, and now just a brat. She currently resides in Austin, TX where there really is a difference between breakfast burritos, and breakfast tacos, but she really doesn’t know what the difference is.



If it’s dark, and full of inappropriate material. She’s attracted to it. She prefers making her character’s work for their happy ever after, if they get one, and she has no problem making sure they endure every obstacle to try to get there. She’s known as not having a filter, and if she’s asked for an opinion, be prepared to get a response that’s most likely a mixture of sarcasm and bluntness. 



She also has a soft side, and volunteers her time to support Elephants, as well as not attending any events that has elephants in their acts. She also loves sloths, and cute kittens, and prides herself on being able to quote the entire series of Friends.



Marie is the type of person that can be friends with anyone, but if you have cake, you’re pretty much her best friend.


 
 
 

 

 

Release Blitz – Beautiful Beast – Author: Aubrey Irons 

 


Title: Beautiful Beast 
Author: Aubrey Irons 
Genre: Romance 
Cover design: Coverlüv
Model: Stuart Reardon
Photo courtesy of Love N Books
Editing: Ellie McLove
Proofing: Cassie Hess-Dean
 
 
 


 
 


 
 
Anastasia:
 
Here’s the first thing you should know: this is not a fairytale. Happily-ever-afters are fables, and Prince Charming is a sweet little lie.
 
I know all this because he taught me.
 
Once upon a lifetime ago, the rich, arrogant, sinfully gorgeous, and tragically broken dark prince of the Hamptons was my tormentor. My darkness, my shameful attraction, my all-consuming, forbidden temptation.
 
I hate Sebastian Crown because nine years ago, for one night, I was stupid enough to think I loved him. And I’ve been paying for it ever since.
 
Except now, he needs me to help him save his empire.
 
…And he’s not taking no for answer.
 
 
 
Bastian:
 
She’s my nemesis. My addiction. My weakness.
 
My obsession.
 
I used to tell myself I hated Anastasia Bell – for being poor, for not worshipping the ground I walked on, for looking at me like she pitied me for being me.
 
When the rest of my world always told me yes, she was the ever-provoking no.
 
She thinks I’m a monster – a tragic, fucked-up, broken beast.
 
She doesn’t know the half of it.
 
Because she can’t begin to know the crimes of my past, or imagine the things I’ve done to her behind the scenes since she left this place.
 
Years ago, I thought breaking her would fix me. 
 
I was wrong.
 
Now I’ve got her in my sights again, and this time, I won’t be letting her go. Even if it means we both go down in flames…


 
 
 
 
 


 
 
Aubrey Irons enjoys writing about bold, sassy, and intelligent women and the dominant, cocky, and quite typically forbidden bad boys who love and lust for them. Gripping stories, happy endings, and plenty of heat to keep things extra steamy!
In the real world, Aubrey is kept plenty entertained by her wonderful husband, their two adorable children, and the world’s most ill-behaved puppy.
 


 
 

Release Blitz – The Terms: Part One Series: The Terms Duet Author: Ruby Rowe

 

 Title: The Terms: Part One

Series: The Terms Duet
Author: Ruby Rowe
Genres: Romantic Suspense, Erotica Romance, BDSM
 Release Date: April 27, 2017

I wanted to hate her. For three years, Camilla withheld the fact that my brother had a son, Liam.

Then, Tony died without ever knowing his kid, and I was going to make sure Ms. Rose paid a price for her deceit. I also wanted Liam to be raised as a Burke. Our family’s legacy was one to carry on, so the terms were straightforward.

Live in my home.

Allow me to help raise Liam.

Oh, and agree to be my submissive.

In return, I agreed not to rip Camilla’s child away from her. I also offered them both financial security and a life of luxury. It seemed generous to me. It might’ve been simple, too, had she not reminded me of the lady in red. The one who haunted my dreams at night. Camilla’s hazel eyes were a mirror image, her sweetness more than an acquaintance to my subconscious.

I was a hacker by trade, and the internet was my best friend, sharing with me every secret I wished to unearth. I believed that until an unfathomable truth revealed itself in a different way.

Some secrets are never whispered, only sensed by the heart, and all along, my soul held the truth. It hid even from me the most important secret of them all.

The Terms ends in a cliffhanger. It contains explicit language and graphic sex, including aspects of BDSM. The second novel in the duet, The Terms: Part Two, will release June 1st.

 

      

    

 

 

 

  

Excerpt from The Terms: Part One (The Terms Duet)
© Ruby Rowe 2017
Tears well up in my eyes, and my lower lip quivers. “Tony was right; you’re evil.”

His fingers grip my chin once again and press harder this time.

“I knew he’d cause me grief from the grave. You and Tony Jr. are interruptions I don’t need, but my parents deserve to know their only grandchild. For that reason, I’ll allow this situation to disrupt my world. Besides, it will be good to have another male to carry on the family name.”

“Please, leave us be. Let me raise Liam. I promise I’m a good mother. I struggle financially, but he’s always cared for and loved.” Desperation tips the scale, and my lukewarm tears tumble to my cool cheeks. Looking away, Ellis clears his throat and releases my chin.

“Money, right… I recommend you change the password to your bank account to something more challenging. It was quite easy to empty that miniscule nest egg of yours.”

From my dry throat, a sob emerges. He’s going to take Liam away and leave me homeless. I have no choice but to play by his rules, so I cough from my cry and suck in short breaths, attempting to collect my dignity. Sniffling, I pull a tissue from my purse and wipe my eyes.

“OK, I’ll do whatever you want. Please, please, don’t take my child from me.”

Snaking his fingers through my hair, his thumb skims along my cheekbone, wiping away the tears. He moves closer, his sultry breath inches from mine, and his eyes roam my face as if he’s admiring a gallery painting.

“There’s no need to cry. If you’re open to this, your life will be easier–better even. Do exactly as I say, and you won’t lose Liam.”

I should shove him away. Spit in his face. Anything other than what I’m doing, which is leaning into his hand at my cheek to savor his touch. I’m emotionally fucked in the head, always finding myself attracted to the villain instead of someone nice, like my friend Christopher, for instance.

As if Ellis feels something, too, he withdraws his hand. “First, you’re going to quit your job.”

The Terms: Part Two (The Terms Duet, #2) 

 

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COLTON

I tried to keep my distance. I knew how much trouble Summer could cause me once she was, in her words, “legal.” She wouldn’t accept that being my best friend’s sister meant she was governed by another set of laws.

She was the forbidden fruit.

The “off-limits” trophy prize I couldn’t win.

The “don’t look and sure as hell don’t touch” female in my life.

But Summer pushed until I was backed into a corner. My hands and mouth had nowhere to go but on her. That was my story, and I was stickin’ to it.

SUMMER

I’d known Colton Graham all my life, and he was always a pest … until he wasn’t. That handsome face and masculine body he grew into became hard to look away from, and the more he matured and distanced himself from me, the more I wanted him close.

Since I’d grown up with a brother, I knew how college guys operated. Relationships were off the table, and fine by me; I only wanted two adventurous months with Colton. I knew he wouldn’t be my last, but I was hell-bent on making him my first. What was the harm in that? I could do casual … or so I thought.

Summer Trouble is a Ruby Romp Novella, meaning it contains insta-lust, along with an abundance of dirty talk and graphic sex. It can typically be enjoyed in one reading, so get ready for a fast-paced “get your panties wet” ride.

 

  

 

Q: “Where do you get the ideas for your books?” – Author Autumn Sand

A: I come up with the ideas for my books in several ways. Sometimes, I can’t explain why a character or storyline appears in my mind, and other times, an idea evolves from personalities or situations I have a desire to write about.

There are certain types of people and lifestyles I’ve never been exposed to, but I’m curious about them, so I often build stories around those personalities or situations. For example, after reading novels with wealthy, affluent alpha-male heroes, I wanted to try writing about one, so I created a story around that type of man.

Other times, there is a life lesson or topic I want to expose readers to. Like under my pen name Scarlet Wolfe, I wrote a story about self-harm to shed light on that subject.

I admit to living vicariously through my stories and characters. I mean, isn’t that a big reason why people read? We’re eavesdropping on a life we’ll likely never live.

Q: “How did you get started writing?” – Reader Amber Dover

A: Unlike a lot of authors who say they’ve been writing all their lives, I had never tried to write anything other than what was assigned to me in school. A few of my friends insisted I read Fifty Shades of Grey, and I actually laughed because I’d never read anything racy before.

Once I finished the series, I found myself creating characters in my mind at random moments. From there, I started thinking of a premise. A friend of mine at the time had written a couple of books, and once I shared with her that I had all of these thoughts crowding my head, she encouraged me to type them out.

That’s how my other pen name, Scarlet Wolfe, came about. Sometimes I wish I had known more about writing when I began, but on the other hand, naivety got me to take that first step. I don’t think I would’ve written a book had I known the challenges that would lie ahead.

Q: “What’s your favorite thing about each character?” – Reader Sarah Vadermillen

A: In The Terms, my favorite thing about my hero, Ellis, is how vulnerable and kind he truly is beneath his hardened exterior. As far as Camilla, she’s strong and protective, especially in regard to her family. I love that in a heroine. Greyson, Ellis’s cousin, is witty, and I look forward to showing more of that in part two of The Terms. I don’t like Christopher, and if my readers don’t either, then I’ve written his character well. We don’t know much about Sasha, but I look forward to showing her grow and strengthen in the next book, and Liam … well, he’s just happy and adorable.

Q: “What is your favorite part of the process of writing books?” – Author Autumn Sand

A: My favorite part of the writing process is character development. I strive for my characters to have a deeper level of emotional intelligence by the end of their journey. I want to evoke from my readers the same feelings I show in my characters. If my readers can connect emotionally with my characters when they’re nothing like them, then I’ve done something right

Ruby Rowe began writing in January of 2013 under the pen name Scarlet Wolfe,

releasing contemporary and young adult. She soon tried her hand at writing erotica

romance and fell in love with the genre.

The pen name Ruby Rowe came about in 2017 when she decided it best to keep her

racier books separate from her young adult romances. She’d like to branch out and

release straight erotica, however, she’s a romantic at heart, and believes it will be

difficult not to include romance in every story.

When not writing, Ruby reads naughty books about possessive, hot alpha males. She has

an addiction to Pinterest, pinning all the sensual photos she can find. She loves bacon,

coffee, and other flavors of ice cream besides vanilla. 😉 She hopes her writing will allow

her readers a reprieve from the real world, giving them an opportunity to live out their

fantasies.

         

        

Release Blitz – Freeing Devil by Erin Trejo

 

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Freeing Devil by Erin Trejo

Hell’s Fire MC #2

Release Date: April 10, 2016

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I grew up a screw up. My father made damn sure I wasn’t happy. He never wanted me. He broke me. He made me who I am.
A killer.
That’s what I’ve become. The devil himself. I like taking lives. I look watching the look in someone’s eyes when they die. I wasn’t looking for Angel. Hell, I knew the kind of monster I was. She was different though. A club whore, yeah, but different. She pushes my buttons, throws me off my game. Having someone be nice to me wasn’t something I was used to. When push comes to shove, I had a choice to make.
Live in my past of hell.
Or look into my future.

 

 

 

 

 

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Erin Trejo is a wife, mother, child chauffeur and author. She loves being able to create different characters and spin a web that makes them come together in the end. Her books do not stick to just on genre, they span many. She writes about things that are real life situations and fairy tales are not always smooth sailing. Her MC books are hard and gritty and they have struggles just like you would in life. She also has books that are not so in your face. There are several that are good love stories that are fraught with issues that the characters have to deal with.

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