ROYAL TEASE by Nana Malone is LIVE!


 

Royal TEASE BY Nana Malone

SERIES: ROYALS UNITED DUET #1

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Roone…

The plan was simple, go undercover, protect my best friend’s little sister. It should have been the easiest assignment of my life.

But Jessa isn’t your usual princess. She’s feisty, and sexy, and stubborn, and gorgeous. Did I mention she hates me? From the moment I carried her over my shoulder out of a bar fight, I’ve been persona non grata.

But the stakes are too high to mess this up. The monarchy is at risk.

Jessa…

I can’t stand Roone Scot.

There I said it. Shoot me.

We go together like lightening and water. His quiet, steady obstinance is going to cost me my job. A job I have worked very hard to keep. No one is messing this up for me. I’ve had enough crazy in my life.

Not to mention the way his eyes track me every time I move, makes me uncomfortable in an I-need-my-batter-operated-boyfriend kind of way.

But even if I wanted him – which I don’t, but if I did – I can’t ever have him. My life is not my own. I’ve known that since birth.

(Book 1 in the Royals United Duet)


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Roone Ainsley is protecting again. Only this time the mark doesn’t know any of the truth. Throw into the mix that she’s cagey and unpredictable and what you have is more explosive moments than ACME TNT.

Jessa is at the top of her game. The gold standard for the firm, she takes no prisoners and has a no-nonsense attitude. She’s suspicious of everyone, apart from a select few. Making getting close to her harder than anyone could imagine. Her childhood was steeped in chaos and uncertainty. Her father kept her on her toes and always on edge. Mental health issues or something far more sinister?

Of course, Sebastian and Lucas are on the same page, it wouldn’t be a Winston Isles book without them. They already play the overprotective brothers well. If only their sister would let them. The setting is urban London with all the hustle and bustle of life there to see, feel and smell. Personally, London holds a special place for me as I was born there and to see it treated with respect but also truly portrayed, made me just a smidge homesick.

Any book penned by this author has mystery and intrigue. This is the first in a duet, but it’s still part of the larger world building tale of the Winston monarchy. Questions have been needing answers since Cheeky Royal and the more we discover the more new threads come undone.

Ariel plays a bigger part in this one and something tells me; I hope that she may one of these days get her own book. I so hope she will. She’s a take charge, a brash young woman who can and does play in the big leagues with men. She can go toe-to-toe with any man and come out on top. She keeps Roone on a short leash and he does as he’s told more often than not.

The men with the tattoos have played the sinister bad guys are at it again. Making themselves known and creating angst and drama where none was before. Simple small acts are becoming pieces in a much larger jigsaw puzzle.

A break-in or is it just pure chance, a stalker or is someone nipping at the heels of another Winston child? Is a dead body laid at their feet a simple case of wrong place wrong time or is it the work of another creep in this already teeming line-up.

There comes a point when sexual tension and electricity cannot be fought anymore and when they finally let themselves off the chain, well, it’s hotter than any of the previous Royal books.

Roone and Jessa are true counterparts. Two halves of a machine that work efficiently whilst solo but put them together, they transform into something wholly seamless and effective. Roone is so achingly vulnerable in places and that’s a new thing for readers. He’s always taken charge, shoot once and then empty his clip just to make sure the bad guy is deader than dead. He has history and a family now. Flesh and blood family, who know his dark past and where his demons lay. Some he wants nothing to do with, others he would walk the sun for, and we don’t even have ALL the answers yet. Curse sexy men and their closet skeletons.

This is a book about change. Cause and effect that happens even before you are born at times. Wheels put in motion after just one minor moment can cataclysmically (is that even a word?) Change the course of one’s life.

“But do you know the real moment I knew I was fighting a losing battle?” Her lips quirked. ”When I stole your keys?” I shook my head. “Not even close. Although, that was when I vowed to make you weak with orgasms so you couldn’t run away.” She rolled her eyes. “Of course.” “No, the moment was when I helped you carry in those boxes. You looked at me, and you were so vulnerable. I could see you. The real you. The one who tries to be strong and is afraid of failing. The moment I saw her, I knew I couldn’t stay away. Even when I most certainly should have.”

Nana Malone thrives on patterns and questions. I oftentimes ask myself if she even knows where the story is going when she begins to type. Or does it pull her along like a ship in heavy waves? But wait! There’s still more. How can there possibly be more, you may ask. Well, there’s one scene near the end that had my jaw slack and my voice was stolen away on a gust of wind.

How could it end this way? How could you do do this to me you vicious, wonderfully tortuous author, you! I have to have the second book. I can’t wait until January that would be pure torture. I know you’re sitting their author dearest, rubbing your hands together with glee. And to be honest with you…I wouldn’t have it any other way. Kudos for doing it to me again. I flove this world and the characters in it. Well bloomin’ done!


 

#2 Teasing the Princess – Release Date: January 8, 2019

Roone…

She’s gone. Someone took her from me.

I knew I wasn’t supposed to fall in love. But I did it anyway. And now it might have cost my princess – the princess – her life.

I won’t stop until I find her. But when I do, I’ll need to stay away. She won’t survive the scandal. There’s no way I can love her and protect her. I’ll have to choose one.

Jessa…

Apparently, I can’t trust anyone.

I’ve never been in love before. Leave it to me to fall for the wrong guy.

A liar.

Roone Scot cost me a life I loved. So now I’m on a quest I didn’t ask for. One that will lead me to a crown I’m not sure I want.

To a family I didn’t know I needed.

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USA Today Bestselling Author, NANA MALONE’s love of all things romance and adventure started with a tattered romantic suspense she borrowed from her cousin on a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana at a precocious thirteen. She’s been in love with kick butt heroines ever since.

With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own characters. Waiting for her chance at a job as a ninja assassin, Nana, meantime works out her drama, passion and sass with fictional characters every bit as sassy and kick butt as she thinks she is.

The books in her series have been on multiple Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble best seller lists as well as the iTunes Breakout Books list and most notably the USA Today Bestseller list.

Until that ninja job comes through, you’ll find Nana working hard on additional books for her series as well as other fun, sassy romances for characters that won’t leave her alone. And if she’s not working or hiding in the closet reading, she’s acting out scenes for her husband, daughter and puppy in sunny San Diego.

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FIREWORKS by Sarina Bowen is LIVE!

We are thrilled to be sharing Sarina Bowen’s all-new contemporary romance standalone in the True North Series, FIREWORKS

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Four Stars ~ Reviewed by Rachel & Sharon Thérèse

For just over three years, Bowen has kept us spellbound in a series set in the scenic state of Vermont. We thoroughly enjoyed Fireworks, the sixth and sadly the last True North standalone novel. It was like going home, meeting up with the gang and finding out how they were all doing. What stands out in this story though is how the author’s writing technique differs from previous books. The narrative of past happenings is in third-person which worked pretty damn well for us, the present told from dual points of view.

We’d already met Benito Rossi in Bountiful and were delighted to see that it was his turn. Yep, he is rather gorgeous! He and Skylar Copeland had history and although short, when they went their separate ways, they couldn’t stop thinking of each other. Growing up in a dysfunctional family, Benito was Skylar’s safe harbour, her only friend. Years go by, she’s back in town with the possibility of getting that big career break she’d been waiting for with the help of someone dear to her. Ah, but in Bowen fashion, there’s a juicy twist here. And you might ask who becomes involved, but we’ll just leave you guessing!

Young Skylar being dealt a bad hand, made our hearts bleed. We’re absolutely sure she wouldn’t have come out unscathed if it weren’t for Benito. When the only chance of having a little bit of happiness was robbed from her, the entire story took another turn. But here’s the catch which left us wondering until nearly the end of the book why neither she nor Benito found out what had a happened. All we wanted was for the truth to come to light for them.

Benito has that kind of chivalry we both love in our book boyfriends. He never pressures Skylar. Taking one step at a time, he nurtures their chemistry and wants to show her what it’s like to be really cherished. Skylar on the other hand, has reasons for being wary of getting emotionally involved because all said and done, once bitten twice shy makes one a tad distrustful and what’s all this fuss about if you haven’t had the fireworks experience!

This particular story infused a savoury suspense angle which we loved and certainly got us wondering how the plot was going to unfold. Steaminess there is too, and although we would have liked it to have been played out a little slower, there’s no denying that these guys were making up for lost time. As per usual, the author’s secondary character development was spot on. The baddy’s a nasty piece of work, Benito’s sister is simply gorgeous and Skylar, not one to hold a grudge, makes peace of sorts with a person from the past who wasn’t that bad after all.

To conclude, this second chance romance kept us on our toes and we’d definitely recommend it to our book buddies. Bravo Bowen!

Meet Sarina

Sarina Bowen is the RITA® Award winning author of over two dozen contemporary and LGTB romance novels. She most recently hit the USA Today bestseller’s list in February, with Brooklynaire. Formerly a derivatives trader on Wall Street, Sarina holds a BA in economics from Yale University.

Sarina Bowen is a New Englander whose Vermont ancestors cut timber and farmed the north country since the 1760s. Sarina is grateful for the invention of indoor plumbing and wi-fi during the intervening 250 years. On a few wooded acres, she lives with her husband, two boys, and an ungodly amount of ski and hockey gear.

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Bittersweet (True North Book 1) (English Edition) de [Bowen, Sarina]

The last person Griffin Shipley expects to find stuck in a ditch on his Vermont country road is his ex-hookup. Five years ago they’d shared a couple of steamy nights together. But that was a lifetime ago.

At twenty-seven, Griff is now the accidental patriarch of his family farm. Even his enormous shoulders feel the strain of supporting his mother, three siblings and a dotty grandfather. He doesn’t have time for the sorority girl who’s shown up expecting to buy his harvest at half price.

Vermont was never in Audrey Kidder’s travel plans. Neither was Griff Shipley. But she needs a second chance with the restaurant conglomerate employing her. Okay—a fifth chance. And no self-righteous lumbersexual farmer will stand in her way.

They’re adversaries. They want entirely different things from life. Too bad their sexual chemistry is as hot as Audrey’s top secret enchilada sauce, and then some.

Warning: Contains sexual situations, gourmet yumminess, a steamy outdoor shower and proof that farmers don’t mind getting dirty.

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Steadfast (True North Book 2) (English Edition) de [Bowen, Sarina]

She’s the only one who ever loved him—and the only one he can never have.

Jude lost everything one spring day when he crashed his car into an apple tree on the side of the road. A man is dead, and there’s no way he can ever right that wrong. He’d steer clear of Colebury, Vermont forever if he could. But an ex-con in recovery for his drug addiction can’t find a job just anywhere.

Sophie Haines is stunned by his reappearance. After a three year absence, the man who killed her brother and broke her heart is suddenly everywhere she turns. It’s hard not to stare at how much he’s changed. The bad boy who used to love her didn’t have big biceps and sun-kissed hair. And he’d never volunteer in the church kitchen.

No one wants to see Sophie and Jude back together, least of all Sophie’s police chief father. But it’s a small town. And forbidden love is a law unto itself.

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Keepsake (True North Book 3) (English Edition) de [Bowen, Sarina]

There’s a first time for everything.

Lark Wainright used to be fearless. Her life was a series of adventures, each one more exhilarating than the last. But her recent overseas adventure was one too many. Now she’s home and in one piece. Mostly. But her nights are filled with terror.

When her best friend offers her a stay at the orchard in exchange for help at the farmers’ markets, Lark jumps at the chance to spend fall in Vermont. But her nightmares don’t stop. Desperate to keep her fragile state a secret, she relies on the most soft-spoken resident of the Shipley Farm to soothe her when her dreams prove too much.

Zachariah is a survivor, too. It’s been four years since he was tossed aside by the polygamist cult where he grew up. He’s found a peaceful existence on the Shipley’s farm, picking apples and fixing machinery. But getting thrown away by your own people at nineteen leaves a mark on a guy. He doesn’t always know what to make of a world where movie quotes are the primary means of communication. Before hitchhiking to Vermont, he’d never watched TV or spoken on the phone.

Actually, there are a lot of things he’s never done.

Zach and Lark slowly grow to trust one another. One night they become even closer than they’d planned. But Lark may still be too broken to trust anyone. When she pushes Zach away, he will have to prove to himself that he’s good for much more than farm labor.

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Bountiful (True North Book 4) (English Edition) de [Bowen, Sarina]

No last names. No life stories. Those were the rules. Now a USA Today bestseller!

Once upon a time a cocky, copper-haired tourist sauntered into Zara’s bar. And even though she knew better, Zara indulged in a cure for the small-town blues. It was supposed to be an uncomplicated fling—a few sizzling weeks before he went back to his life, and she moved on.

Until an accidental pregnancy changed her life.

Two years later, she’s made peace with the notion that Dave From Brooklyn will never be found. Until one summer day when he walks into her coffee shop, leveling her with the same hot smile that always renders her defenseless.

Hockey star Dave Beringer has never forgotten the intense month he spent with prickly Zara. Their nights together were the first true intimacy he’d ever experienced. But the discovery of his child is the shock of a lifetime, and his ugly past puts relationships and family out of reach.

Or does it? Vermont’s countryside has a way of nurturing even tortured souls. The fields and the orchards—and hard won love—are Bountiful.

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Speakeasy (True North Book 5) (English Edition) de [Bowen, Sarina]

A USA Today bestseller! Sometimes you fall for Mr. Right. And sometimes for Mr. Right Now…

May
Did you hear the one about the girl who walks into a bar and catches her live-in lover kissing someone else? No? You’re the only one in town who missed it.
Luckily Alec is there to wrap me up in strong arms and carry me out the door before things get too ugly. And that’s not all Alec is good at. Our unexpected chemistry makes him the perfect rebound guy.
Alec
I should know better than to hook up with my rival’s little sister, but the fiery look in May’s eyes really turns my crank. She needs cheering up, and I’m just the guy for the job.
It’s not like I’ll fall in love. Not even after a string of scorching hot trysts, and the realization that we’re good at the same things: wild nights and familial disappointment. I don’t do love, never have, never will. So this is the perfect arrangement, for both of us.
Nobody would approve, but nobody has to know…

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SINFUL GAMES by Shelly Alexander is LIVE!

Today we are thrilled to be sharing Shelly Alexander’s next sizzling STANDALONE in the Checkmate Inc. Series, SINFUL GAMES

“She made the first move, so I’m all in and ready to play.” —Oscar (Oz) Strong

Sometimes life gets f&%#ed up. Is it my fault?

Usually.

I might be a literal genius in biochemistry. I might have made the right choice when I let two of my college chess team buddies talk me into putting my brain and my multiple degrees to work in an unexpected way that has made us ridiculously wealthy. I may be the founding partner who developed our full line of wildly successful, supercharged, pheromone colognes. I might have even been damned smart, coming up with the idea to take our multimillion-dollar company public.

But that doesn’t mean I make the most intelligent decisions when it comes to my personal life.

For instance, I let my parents push me into marriage right after I finished at Columbia. I should’ve reminded dear old Mom and Dad that their geekster, brainiac son has spent a lot of time at the gym packing on muscle and has learned how to treat a lady, both in and out of bed…so I’m smart enough to pick my own woman.

But naw.

I married a girl because my parents liked her family’s name. A girl who didn’t love me but instead loved my trust fund.

Now that I think about it, smart people really can be obtuse to the point of idiocy. Which is why falling for my new assistant is not only my biggest f&%# up, but it’s also a mistake that could put both of my business partners and our company’s future at risk.

It’s stupid, I know. But then she goes and makes the first move, and fierce competitor that I am, I can’t help but rise to the challenge.

I’m all in and ready to play by her rules. I just don’t realize until it’s too late that the only rule to the game she wants to play is seductive, steamy, sexy…and so positively sinful.

ABOUT THE CHECKMATE INC. SERIES:

Some guys are late bloomers, but once they hit their stride, they make up for lost time.

And the bonus? The founding partners of Checkmate Inc. didn’t become successful and smokin’ hot by accident. They were smart enough to surround themselves with guys who helped them transform into the men they are today. So get ready for more stories about the hotties who are connected to Checkmate Inc.

A fun, flirty, and dirty contemporary series in which the sizzling hot players associated with Checkmate Inc. meet their matches.

If you like smart, gorgeous, dirty talking guys who love bold and bright women, then this is the series for you! If you prefer your romances sweeter with a touch of steam, try Shelly Alexander’s RED RIVER Series OR her ANGEL FIRE FALLS Series.

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Reviewed by Anna on behalf of KFF

This is the fourth book of the series Checkmate Inc. I haven’t read the previous books but there were enough details from other characters that I can honestly say you can read this as a standalone. This is a contemporary love story featuring a super smart geek who made his millions at an early age and made some mistakes.

Oz is one of three geeky friends who created Checkmate Inc. He comes from a rich family but some bad decisions instigated by his parents made him step away from them. Fast forward a few years later, he along with his friends catapulted their company into a multi-million dollar business. Oz is still scarred from a disastrous first marriage and has steered clear of any relationships. His world is about to be rocked when he meets his new assistant, Kendall.

Kendall aka Pink is in need of a good paying job to support her sister and niece. When she meets Oz for the first time, sparks fly but she is caught in a dilemma. He is her new boss and they shouldn’t be messing around in the office or in the lab but how can they resist this combustible chemistry they feel for each other? And there are some family members that will definitely not approve of this liaison.

Written in Oz’s point of view, the author gave a very entertaining narrative: a light-hearted storyline with more than a few panty-melting scenes and a lot of dirty, witty banter between the characters. Oz’s friends and their partners are heavily involved in this book and you get to see the amazing dynamics of these people. And then there’s Pink, I love that the author created a feisty female heroine who can give as good as she gets. There were some dramatic scenes in the story but it wasn’t drawn out to provide angst and I was happy enough to read this as it was meant to be, a sexy love story sans drama. When you have a dirty talking, smart and sexy hero paired with a sassy and feisty heroine, you have the right ingredients for a perfect book on a lazy weekend. I better check out the earlier books in this series because getting a glimpse of Leo and Ethan in here made me want to read their stories too.

 

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Shelly Alexander’s first published novel was a 2014 Golden Heart® finalist. She is an Amazon #1 bestselling author in numerous categories, including contemporary romance, contemporary women’s fiction, and romantic comedy. Shelly grew up traveling the world, earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing, and worked in business for twenty-five years. With four older brothers and three sons of her own, she decided to escape her male-dominated world by reading romance novels…and has been hooked ever since. Now, Shelly spends her days writing novels that are sometimes sweet, sometimes sizzling, and always sassy. She lives in the beautiful Southwest with her husband and toy poodle named Mozart. Visit her at  www.shellyalexander.net

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HEARTBREAK WARFARE by Heather M. Orgeron & Kate Stewart is now available!

Today we are delighted to share Heather M. Orgeron & Kate Stewart’s all-new contemporary military romance,
HEARTBREAK WARFARE


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Briggs,

Remember when I said we couldn’t speak after parting ways in Germany? It was the day I broke your heart. What you didn’t know was that I was breaking mine too.

I thought they’d be enough–my husband and my son. That I’d get home and everything would go back to the way it was . . .

Before the war.
Before the ambush.
Before you.

But, no matter how hard I try, I can’t erase the trauma we shared. I can’t seem to forget the way my heart beat in time with yours.

The truth is I’m lost without you.

I thought the nightmare was over when they pulled us from that hole in the ground, but nothing could have prepared me for the war I’d face at home.
I know it’s selfish of me to ask, but, please, I have to see you one last time. . .

All my love,
Scottie

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reviewed by donna on behalf of kff

I sit here pondering what kind of review to write for a story that is so powerful and just about shattered my heart into smithereens and do it justice.

Kate Scott is a happily married woman with a six-year-old son. She grew up as an army brat and is also married to a captain and is surrounded by military. Kate is deployed to Iraq and while it cripples her to leave the two people in her life she loves with her every being, she just wants to do this mission. Accompanied by her best friend Mullins, they embark on their task in hand. Once there, they befriend a group of guys serving their time in Iraq. One of them goes by the name of Briggs. Fun, flirty, cocky kind of guy seems to infuriate Kate from the offset, nicknaming her Scottie. They all become friends and develop somewhat of a bond. Bearing in mind they are out there to fight a war and while on a mission, a set of circumstances occur that changes the course of their lives forever.

“I am two different women, living in two separate worlds, in love with two different soldiers. In the haze that’s now my life.” 

Sergeant Briggs is forever the joker, but he lives and breathes his job in the military and he certainly gets a rise out of rubbing Kate up the wrong way. Due to their circumstances, their bond shifts somewhat. Spending a few months in each others company, the dynamics change for them. When Kate goes home, she does with a heavy broken heart and not quite the woman she was before she went on her first deployment. She broke his heart but what she also did is break her own. To ease back into the life she previously lived is a massive challenge for her, but Kate Scott is one determined lady putting everyone before her own feelings. Watching all their lives fall apart right in front of my eyes was unbelievably heartbreaking, to say the least.

The collaboration between these authors is nothing short of genius. Their penmanship has blended extremely well and their writing compliments each other. I can only imagine the depths of despair they would have felt writing this masterpiece because reading it was an emotional rollercoaster. I had to stop to do mundane things just to keep myself blubbing any further. Red puffy eyes are not a good look and make it extremely difficult to read! I have read the most soul-destroying epic books in my time but never anything like this story that has you choking up and tears falling all the way through. I was so submerged, my surroundings ceased to exist. This shows the level of writing when the reader feels every scene, every word and every action.

There is a playlist to accompany Heartbreak Warfare and I promise you will be a sobbing mess listening to this as much as reading it. I want to put this out there. I think this should be adapted to the screen and I’ve said that for a few books before but honestly this would make the most epic movie ever. Bravo to Ms. Oregon and Ms. Stewart on a fabulously written earth-shattering story. This book that will stay with me forever deserves more than five stars. I won’t discount a re-read in the future; yes, I will probably put myself through it again. I’m going to let my heart repair first!

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“I need you to break my heart,” she declares, wringing her hands nervously. “Give me a reason to hate you, because wanting you this way is…it’s ruining me. It’s ruining my life.”She is dead serious.Lifting her chin, as if ready to take a blow, her turbulent eyes implore mine. “Tell me about them. Tell me about all of the women you’ve been with since Germany.”“No.” I shake my head. “Hell no.”“Oh, please, Briggs. How long did you wait? A few days?” She laughs sarcastically. “I bet you didn’t even make it a day.”She’s coming out guns blazing, and I can see it’s physically killing her to do it.“Are we playing the guessing game? Do I get to ask how many times you’ve fucked your husband?”“Sure,” she says with a shrug. “We’ll trade. You go first.”She’s bluffing, and I’m calling her on it.“Don’t do this, Scottie. You don’t really want to hear about that.”“Humor me, Briggs.” Her eyes plead with mine. “I need to hear this.”

“Fine. You want the truth?”

She nods.

“Complete honesty?”

Again, she bobs her head.

She stands stock-still as I pace the small room, feeling the blood begin to boil beneath my overheated skin.

Fuck it.

I stalk back toward her, stopping inches away. “You really want to know that there have been so many that I’ve lost count? How they’re all blondes with blue eyes? But the blue, it’s never right, and their smiles—all wrong.”

She swats at the fresh tears that trail down her cheeks as her lips begin to tremble. Reaching out, she places a hand on my chest, and I know that she must feel the way my heart is pounding against my rib cage, reaching for her. Always reaching for her.

I jerk myself away and brand that touch to memory.

In about forty-five seconds, my heart is going to implode. I start ticking them down.

“You want me to tell you all about how I have to drink myself stupid, till their faces blur enough that I can pretend…” I pause running a hand down my face. “So that I can pretend they’re you? You want to know how fucking miserable I am? How when I slide between their legs, I close my eyes, and it’s your face I see? How I’m always careful not to kiss them because their lips are all wrong. How every time I finish I want to fucking kill myself, because I can’t stand the pain of wanting the one woman I can never have.”

Thirty seconds.

“Is that enough?” Her eyes snap to mine. “Hate me yet?”

Face crumbling, she gasps out a sob, wrapping her arms around her shoulders.

“Come on, Scottie. Let’s not kid ourselves. I’m still the same prick you hated when we met. Nothing’s changed. I think we’ve romanticized this situation long enough, don’t you?”

Taking another step away from her, I tilt my head. “You’re a housewife,” I say snidely. “Someone else’s wife and I’m a career soldier. This isn’t exactly ideal.”

She flinches visibly, and my heart bottoms out.

Fifteen.

I cut my hand through the air. “At the end of the day, this was nothing but a big mistake. And we never would have happened if—”

“Stop,” she cries out painfully, “stop, I’m good,” she whispers before rocketing toward the door just as I reach for her, my fingers curling in the space she just left. Handle in hand, she looks back at me with the sweep of her eyes until they meet mine. That’s how we started, and it’s only fitting it’s how we should end. For the moment, we’re right back there in the place we created, where we are perfect. Where our souls line up without any visible smudge on the seams. In a place where there is still so much love, so much that I can’t stop the tear that slides out before batting it away with the back of my hand.

An identical tear runs down her cheek. “Thank you.”

Three. Two. One.

 

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Heather M. Orgeron is a Cajun girl with a big heart and a passion for romance. She married her high school sweetheart two months after graduation and her life has been a fairytale ever since. She’s the queen of her castle, reigning over five sons and one bossy little princess who has made it her mission in life to steal her Momma’s throne. When she’s not writing, you will find her hidden beneath mounds of laundry and piles of dirty dishes or locked in her tower (aka the bathroom) soaking in the tub with a good book. She’s always been an avid reader and has recently discovered a love for cultivating romantic stories of her own.

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A Texas native, Kate Stewart lives in North Carolina with her husband, Nick, and her naughty beagle, Sadie. She pens messy, sexy, angst-filled contemporary romance, as well as romantic comedy and erotic suspense because it’s what she loves as a reader.

Kate is a lover of all things ’80s and ’90s, especially John Hughes films and rap. She dabbles a little in photography, can knit a simple stitch scarf for necessity, and on occasion, does very well at whiskey.

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HATE NOTES by Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward is LIVE!


A standalone romance novel published by Montlake Romance

Today we are delighted to share New York Times bestselling authors Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward’s all-new stand-alone contemporary romance, HATE NOTES

 

Hate Notes final ebook coverIt all started with a mysterious blue note sewn into a wedding dress.

Something blue.

I’d gone to sell my own unworn bridal gown at a vintage clothing store. That’s when I found another bride’s “something old.”

Stitched into the lining of a fabulously feathered design was the loveliest message I’d ever read: Thank you for making all of my dreams come true.

The name embossed on the blue stationery: Reed Eastwood, obviously the most romantic man who ever lived. I also discovered he’s the most gorgeous. If only my true-love fantasies had stopped there. Because I’ve since found out something else about Mr. Starry-Eyed.

He’s arrogant, cynical, and demanding. I should know. Thanks to a twist of fate, he’s my new boss. But that’s not going to stop me from discovering the story behind his last love letter. A love letter that did not result in a happily ever after.

But that story is nothing compared to the one unfolding between us. It’s getting hotter, sweeter, and more surprising than anything I could have imagined.

Something new.

But I have no idea how this one is going to end . . .
 
 
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Reviewed by Sharon Thérèse at KFF

My head was a whirlwind of thoughts when I finished Hate Notes and I had to think carefully about how I was going to start reviewing this book because ladies, this is nothing like Keeland and Ward have ever written before. So, I’m not going to talk about what caught my attention to begin with; I’ll get back to those details later. Times are changing, romance novels aren’t just about jumping into the sack with a storyline written around steaminess. If like me you want more, it’s all here. Hate Notes is a tremendous read, the plot dynamics are outstandingly solid, laugh out loud moments abound, but more important and what knocked me for six is the way sensitivity used when called for. The authors kept me guessing throughout and never did I expect such a heartbreaking twist. This twist I’d like to add, was well-researched and in my opinion, couldn’t have been better explained in a language I could understand.

Everyone needs a friend like Charlotte Darling in their lives. She’s a tad crazy, has a generous heart and her oh so quirky ways of communicating are simply adorable. She’s a stunner too, but what I liked more than anything was her neither here nor there attitude. When sentiments begin to take over, her honesty wasn’t always upfront since she didn’t want to put her foot in it. Her good intentions paved the way for something which took my breath away and would make any reader think I was crushing on her. Don’t doubt it for a second. I am! Nonetheless, she’ll use her attractiveness for a means to an end when options run out with, of course, sound advice coming from a character who meant more to me than you can imagine. Even though she has difficulty controlling her spontaneity and a tad disillusioned with the opposite sex, Charlotte has faith in humanity. In a nutshell, she’s my kind of gal.

This guy! Reed Eastwood is the bee’s knees, the epitome of manliness, everything imaginable rolled into one hunk of gorgeousness! Blinkin’ heck, I damn well-lost sleep over him. He’s seriously complicated stance is nothing less than reasonable when you start peeling back the layers of such a torn character. Ooh my, can insta-love exist between reader and a new book boyfriend? Methinks the answer is yes. Cold and distant, Charlotte isn’t going to find it easy to gain his confidence. He’d sussed her out by a fluke of coincidence, she’d tried to pull the wool over his eyes and folks, that’s when the show begins! Get ready for the unimaginable. Reed’s hidden heart of gold will melt yours.

As much as I would like to, I’m not going to tell you the whys and wherefores of this stand-alone novel overflowing with fate or perhaps whimsical fantasies that might or might not come true. What I can say is the key is in the perfectly perfect title. And the cover which I haven’t mentioned is spot on! Reed to a tee. Also, reasons for worrying whether Charlotte would give up on him there are as not everything is what it seems. Believe you me, you’ll want to know why Reed’s making it difficult for her.

Narrated in past tense from a dual point of view is without a doubt my fave storytelling technique. Throw in non-stop banter which brings out all the feels, secondary characters who are easily related to and notes written from the soul, written to please, to aggravate and push one’s buttons, makes for excellent reading. I could easily go on and on since I have so much to say, but the last thing I want to do is spoil this superb book for you, which to my mind of thinking, is the best these two gifted authors have written together. BRAVO!

EXCERPT

© 2018 Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward
All rights reserved.

 

 
Grabbing my laptop, I searched my history and called up the last website I’d visited.
Eastwood Properties is one of the largest independent brokerage firms in the world. We connect the most prestigious and exclusive properties with qualified buyers, assuring the utmost privacy for both parties. Whether you’re in the market for a luxury New York City penthouse with a view of the park, a waterfront Hampton estate, or an enchanting chateau escape in the mountains, or you’re ready for your own private island, Eastwood is where your dreams begin.
There was a link to search properties, so I typed in the name of the place the woman had mentioned in the voice mail: Millennium Tower. Sure enough, the penthouse popped up for sale. For only twelve million dollars, I could own an apartment on Columbus Avenue with sweeping views of Central Park. Let me write you a check.
After drooling through a video and two dozen photos, I clicked on the button to make an appointment to view the property. An application popped up, the top of which read: For the privacy and safety of our sellers, all prospective buyers are required to complete an application to view properties. Only buyers that meet our stringent prequalification criteria will be contacted.
I snorted. Great prequalification criteria you have there, Eastwood. I wasn’t sure I had enough money to take the train uptown to get to that swanky place, much less buy it. God knows what I’d written that had qualified me.
I closed the website and was just about to shut my laptop and go back to bed again when I decided to take one more peek at Mr. Romantic on Facebook.
God, he was gorgeous.
What if . . .
I shouldn’t.
No good ever came out of ideas formulated while drunk.
I couldn’t.
But . . .
That face . . .
And that note.
So romantic. So beautiful.
Plus . . . I’d never seen the inside of a twelve-million-dollar penthouse.
I really shouldn’t.
Then again . . . I’d spent the last two years doing everything I should do. And where had that gotten me?
Right here. It’d gotten me right damn here—hungover and unemployed, sitting in this crappy apartment. Maybe it was time I did the things I shouldn’t be doing for a change. I picked up my phone and let my finger hover over the “Call Back” button for a while.
Screw it.
No one would ever know. It could be fun—getting all dressed up and playing the part of a rich Upper West Sider while satisfying my curiosity about the man. What harm was there?
None that I could think of. Still, you know what they say about curiosity . . .
I pressed “Call Back.”
“Hi. This is Charlotte Darling calling to confirm an appointment with Reed Eastwood . . .”
 

 

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Vi Keeland is a #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author. With millions of books sold, her titles have appeared in over a hundred Bestseller lists and are currently translated in two dozen languages. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.

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She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor. Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son, and beautiful daughter with autism.

With over 1.5 million books sold, she is a twenty-time New York Times bestseller and the author of over twenty novels.

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GOOD TIME by Jana Aston is now available!

Today we are thrilled to be sharing Jana Aston’s all-new romance GOOD TIME!

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BLURB

There’s one thing you should know.

I wasn’t that drunk.

I was more than sober enough to put a stop to it.

The truth is, it was my idea. I’m the one who suggested it.

I knew it was crazy, but it’s not as if I’d be the first girl to get married on a whim in Las Vegas. I wouldn’t even be the last girl to get married on a whim in Las Vegas.

So what’s my excuse? I liked him. I liked the idea that he’d be stuck with me, just for a little bit.

Because nothing good ever lasts, so you might as well have a good time while you can.

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He thinks I’m funny. And exasperating. And bossy. And beautiful, he said that I was beautiful.It’s not the worst start in the history of starts, but I’d like to know more.I pull out a stool and sit down at the island countertop so I can watch Vince work. It occurs to me once again what a shit wife I am. I don’t cook. I don’t give blow jobs. I haven’t asked if he needs anything dropped off at the dry cleaner. I don’t wear sexy lingerie. Maybe I should change? To be fair, the blow job thing is not my fault. I did offer that first night. I meant to yesterday but he distracted me with his tongue and that was that. Gah, I’m just the worst.“What are you thinking about?”

“Giving you a blow job.”

“Yeah?” Vince responds easily, as if we’re talking about where the cutting board is. “Do you have a list of specific requirements for how you’d want that to happen?”

So he’s open to the idea, is what I’m hearing. Maybe he’ll want to date after the annulment and he’ll fall in love with me? It’ll make a great story for our grandchildren.

“You say that like I’m demanding.”

“You are.”

“I’m extremely easy-going! Everyone says so!” No one says that, actually. But it’s probably just because it’s never come up. It’s not as if I go around asking people if they think I’m easy-going, but if I did, they’d say yes. Probably. At least everyone except Vince would.

“You have a very easy-going way of getting your own way,” Vince states as he sets a pot of water on the stove to boil.

I suppose I can see where he might think that. That might even be a fair assessment.
I’m really self-aware. I need to add that to my list of positive attributes.

“So for the blow job, can I tie you up?”

“No.” The answer is firm, his lips twitching like the question was amusing.

Humph. “Can you tie me up?”

“How are you going to give me a blow job if you’re tied up?”

Dammit! Worst. Wife. Ever. “I suppose without my hands it’d be more like you using my mouth to masturbate while I did nothing, wouldn’t it?”

“What a visual you paint, Payton.”

“You’re still welcome to tie me up though. It doesn’t have to be tradesies.”

“Tradesies,” he mutters with a shake of his head, but he’s smiling as he uncorks the wine and pours two glasses.

“So, where do you see yourself in five years, Vince?” Might as well dive in with the talking.

He looks up from rolling back his shirt sleeves, a look of confusion flashing across his face replaced with an amused narrowing of his eyes.

“Excuse me? Is this an interview?” He laughs, placing a pan on my stovetop before rummaging through my cabinets for a bottle of olive oil.

“This is serious. You’ll be old and divorced. Think about that.”

“An annulment doesn’t count as a divorce. It doesn’t count as anything.”

“Try telling that to Britney. She’s gonna have that nineteen-hour marriage on her Wikipedia page until she dies. Wikipedia, Vince. That’s forever.”

“Okay, whoa. Let’s step back a moment here.”

“Do you need a wife with benefits?” I press on, because taking a step back doesn’t sound like it will get me anywhere.

“What exactly does that mean?”

“I have health insurance. Do you need health insurance? I could add you to my plan. It’s very reasonable, adding a spouse only costs like an extra two hundred dollars a month. It’s a really good plan, too. At least that’s what Lydia told me and she works in Human Resources so she would know. I’m no benefits package expert.”

“That’s not what the term ‘with benefits’ means.”

“Listen, in this case I think it’s exactly what that means. Society is the one who turned the word ‘benefit’ into something dirty.”

“So there’d be no sex in this exchange?”

“Don’t be ridiculous. Of course there’d be sex.”

“Did you just talk yourself into a circle?”

“Maybe.” Dammit.

 

 


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Jana Aston likes cats, big coffee cups and books about billionaires who deflower virgins. She wrote her debut novel while fielding customer service calls about electrical bills, and she’s ever grateful for the fictional gynecologist in Wrong that readers embraced so much she was able to make working in her pajamas a reality. Jana’s novels have appeared on the NYT, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists, some multiple times. She likes multiples.

 

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A SPLASH OF VANILLA by Bethany Lopez is LIVE!

Today we are celebrating the release of A SPLASH OF VANILLA by Bethany Lopez. A Splash of Vanilla is the third book in the contemporary romance series, Three Sisters Catering. Check out the buy links for the book below, along with an excerpt from the book.

A Splash of Vanilla by Bethany Lopez

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For the past year, Dru has put everything she has into building a catering business with her sisters. She’s so used to working until all hours of the night with them by her side, that when they both find love and move out, Dru decides to focus on something that has always weighed on her… finding the father who’d abandoned them.

For the past year, Mick has been living the good life. A content bachelor with his own business as a private investigator, he enjoys making his own decisions and answering to no one. When a couple of clients-turned-friends bring him in contact with Dru, his first thought is that he wouldn’t mind getting her alone for a night, but when she hires him, that spark is extinguished. Mick doesn’t mix business with pleasure.

When their lives become constantly entwined, Dru becomes more and more determined to get Mick to break his rules. Will they discover that even a seemingly perfect dish, can be made better with the right amount of spice, or are they too set in their ways?

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I shot a couple longing looks at Mick, who managed to make that suit look incredible, even though I’d just seen him in it at Tasha’s wedding. How come men could do that? Buy one suit to wear to every event, and get no flack, while if women got caught wearing the same dress repeatedly, it was like there was something wrong with her?

Why couldn’t I find the perfect dress … one that made me feel sexy, comfortable, and confident, and wear it to everything?

Stupid double standards.

I walked straight to the bar and ordered a Lemon Drop with the sole intention of getting drunk, and made a list of rules for myself.

You will not fawn over Mick.

You will not get so drunk that you throw up.

You will be the funny, fun, party sister, not the green with envy, bitter, crying in the corner sister.

And, again, you will not fawn over Mick. He made his policy clear, and I had too much pride to go after a man who didn’t want me.

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For the past year, talented chef Millie has been consumed with running her new catering business with her sisters, Dru and Tasha. It isn’t until Jackson walks through their door that she realizes something may be missing in the recipe of her life.

For the past year, Jackson has been dealing with the fallout of his wife’s abandonment. He’s had to learn how to be a single father to their eight-year-old daughter, and will do anything to fill the void her mother left. It isn’t until he commissions Millie for his daughter’s birthday party that he realizes he’s forgotten that he’s not only a father, but a man.

They both think they’re content in their lives, but sometimes the right amount of spice can turn an okay dish into a magnificent one. A Pinch of Salt may be all that’s needed to bring Millie and Jackson the flavor they’ve been missing.

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For the past year, Tasha has thrown herself into her catering business with her sisters, but she’s been keeping a secret. The hot, moody owner of Prime Beef, is the only man she ever loved. The man she left behind in college, and thought she’d never see again, until he showed up across the street.

For the past year, Jericho Smythe has been waging a war with himself. Did he want to know why Natasha had broken his heart and left without looking back, hell yes. But he’d found himself paralyzed by the glimpses he’d gotten of her at Three Sisters Catering, and knew he wasn’t ready for a confrontation.

Neither of them are content with their lives, but so much has happened in the time that has passed. Can the right amount of spice remind them of the love they’d shared? A Touch of Cinnamon may be all that’s needed to give Tasha and Jericho back the richness they’ve been lacking.

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Award-Winning Author Bethany Lopez began self-publishing in June 2011. She’s a lover of all things romance: books, movies, music, and life, and she incorporates that into the books she writes. When she isn’t reading or writing, she loves spending time with her husband and children, traveling whenever possible. Some of her favorite things are: Kristen Ashley Books, coffee in the morning, and In N Out burgers.

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