TEASER ALERT ~ CROSSING THE LINE by Kendall Ryan

Today we’re sharing a teaser for New York Times bestselling author’s Kendall Ryan’s next book in the Hot Jock stand-alone series,
CROSSING THE LINE, releasing 13th January


Hello, rock?
Meet hard place.

Recuperating from a pulled groin muscle isn’t exactly how I planned to spend my much-needed summer vacation.

But I’ll admit, being nursed back to health by my gorgeous friend Bailey, who’s just graduated from medical school, doesn’t exactly sound like a hardship.

We spend a week together at my family’s beach house, a week of swimming and barbecues, a week of entertaining my little cousins and sleeping right across the hall from each other. A week of watching Bailey grow closer with my mom and sisters, and my wacky but lovable grandma. A week of enjoying Bailey tending to me—which is saying something, because it involves a lot of shoving ice packs into my underwear and taping up sore muscles.

She’s funny and kind, and after just being myself for the first time in a long time, my walls come tumbling down. But when Bailey says she’s not looking for a relationship, I’m bound and determined to be more than just the fun hookup who sprained his groin a second time—this time with her.



Releasing 13th January, pre-order your copy of Crossing the Line

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MEET KENDALL

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.

Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than 70 times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

Visit her at www.kendallryanbooks.com for the latest book news, and fun extras.

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CODE OF SILENCE by Shantel Tessier is LIVE!

CODE OF SILENCE, a brand new Arranged Marriage/Mafia stand-alone romance by Shantel Tessier is LIVE! 

Dangerous and feared. 

Those words describe my future husband. Who just so happens to also be my ex-boyfriend. 

It’s complicated. Two years ago, he broke my heart when he left me to do his father’s bidding. After months of crying, I finally accepted he was gone and wasn’t going to look back. That maybe he’d never loved me at all. I never wanted to see Luca again. 

Now a cruel twist of fate has signed me over to him in a heartless deal. I’m his. He thinks he did me a favor, but I feel like I’ve been given a death sentence. He doesn’t want to get married because he still loves me. No, he did it for money. More power. 

I’m going to be a mafia wife. And there’s only one way out of it. Death. 

But as it turns out, someone else doesn’t want me to marry the ruthless Luca Bianchi. And if he has his way, I’ll see that early grave.

Download your copy of Code of Silence or read in Kindle Unlimited today!

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Reviewed by Tracey Lou on behalf of KFF

EXCERPT

© 2019 Shantel Tessier
All rights reserved.

I pick up a glass paperweight and throw it at his head, cussing when I miss him by a mile.

Damn drunk aim. I would have been spot-on if I was sober.

Taking a step back from his desk, I watch as his eyes darken, his jaw sharpens, and his
chest bows. He reaches out, grabbing the netting on my dress, and yanks me forward until

my chest bumps his. “You’re mine,” he growls in my face.
I tremble as the meaning of his words sink in to my foggy brain.
"The contract means I own every inch of you now.”


Meet Shantel

Shantel is a Texas born girl who now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her high school sweetheart, who is a wonderful, supportive husband and their two daughters. She loves to spend time cuddled up on the couch with a good book.

She considers herself extremely lucky to do what she does while getting to work from home. Going to concerts and the movies are just a few of her favorite things to do. She hates coffee but loves wine. She and her husband are both huge football fans, college and NFL. And she has to feed her high heel addiction by shopping for shoes weekly.

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

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COUNTDOWN ~ CODE OF SILENCE by Shantel Tessier

CODE OF SILENCE, a brand new Arranged Marriage/Mafia stand-alone romance by Shantel Tessier is releasing in 5 days! Be sure to check out the blurb, excerpt, teasers, enter Shantel’s giveaways and
pre-order your copy today!

Dangerous and feared. 

Those words describe my future husband. Who just so happens to also be my ex-boyfriend. 

It’s complicated. Two years ago, he broke my heart when he left me to do his father’s bidding. After months of crying, I finally accepted he was gone and wasn’t going to look back. That maybe he’d never loved me at all. I never wanted to see Luca again. 

Now a cruel twist of fate has signed me over to him in a heartless deal. I’m his. He thinks he did me a favor, but I feel like I’ve been given a death sentence. He doesn’t want to get married because he still loves me. No, he did it for money. More power. 

I’m going to be a mafia wife. And there’s only one way out of it. Death. 

But as it turns out, someone else doesn’t want me to marry the ruthless Luca Bianchi. And if he has his way, I’ll see that early grave.

Pre-order your copy today!

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EXCERPT

© 2019 Shantel Tessier
All rights reserved.

I pick up a glass paperweight and throw it at his head, cussing when I miss him by a mile.

Damn drunk aim. I would have been spot-on if I was sober.

Taking a step back from his desk, I watch as his eyes darken, his jaw sharpens, and his
chest bows. He reaches out, grabbing the netting on my dress, and yanks me forward until

my chest bumps his. “You’re mine,” he growls in my face.
I tremble as the meaning of his words sink in to my foggy brain.
"The contract means I own every inch of you now.”


Meet Shantel

Shantel is a Texas born girl who now lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma with her high school sweetheart, who is a wonderful, supportive husband and their two daughters. She loves to spend time cuddled up on the couch with a good book.

She considers herself extremely lucky to do what she does while getting to work from home. Going to concerts and the movies are just a few of her favorite things to do. She hates coffee but loves wine. She and her husband are both huge football fans, college and NFL. And she has to feed her high heel addiction by shopping for shoes weekly.

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

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ROYAL PLAYBOY by Nana Malone is LIVE!

ROYAL PLAYBOY, the first book in USA Today bestselling author Nana Malone’s all-new Playboy Prince Duet is now available!


Vengeance is best served piping hot.
Prodigal Son. Black Sheep. Playboy Prince.
I’ve been called lots of things. Merciful is not one of them.
It doesn’t matter what you call me, as long as I get what I want…
What I crave.

And it’s not the crown.

She is the Princess I didn’t see coming. The one I didn’t plan for.
Until her, women came easy.
Until her, I wasn’t sure I had a heart. Now that I know, I’ll give up anything to have her…
Well…almost anything.

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Reviewed by Emma-Louise on behalf of KFF

Lex and Abby broke and rebuilt my heart for sure, but Xander and Imani almost shattered my soul.

A chance encounter and both their lives were changed forever. One in need and the other with a proposition, will they be able to help each other out?

This author creates characters superbly; fully padded out and oh so real. It’s so easy to connect to any of them. Desires, hopes, dreams all are out in the open for the reader to see and feel.

Imani is a star shining brightly at the start of a new journey. Hoping nothing will hold her back from her dream. She’s already survived so much.

Xander has always been the one Chase brother I struggled to figure out. Did this book make him more understandable? Yes and no. I saw behind the façade, I saw what he didn’t want people to see. But deep down there are things he hides that even he doesn’t realise.

Together they are a formidable power couple. They support, they cherish and more importantly, they heal one another. Romance is slow and meaningful. The best kind of anticipatory read there is.

Thank you Ms. Malone, cannot wait to read the next instalment. Especially after the cliff-hanger ending of this one. What are you doing woman? We can’t keep reading your magnificent books if you kill us all off!!


EXCERPT

© 2020 Nana Malone
All rights reserved.

I really had to start thinking through my plans better. It had seemed like such a good idea to slip my hand into his before coming down for cocktails. A fantastic idea, really. It was innocuous enough but was something real couples did. Or so I remembered from my old life when I’d had relationships. But then as soon as the doors had opened, there had been people in the hallway.
Xander had probably taken his cue from me, but the kiss he’d planted on my shoulder didn’t feel like an act.
It felt… real. At least the shivers it gave me were real.
As we traversed the white marble from the foyer, he gently guided me with a hand on my lower back. But every single touch, caress, and glide brought the lick of heat with it. It was making me half mad with lust. When I slanted him a glance, he blinked at me innocently.
Damn him, he knew he was driving me crazy. And this was why I hadn’t wanted to do this. Because of this feeling. Every time he touched me I was transported right back to that flat in Notting Hill where a total stranger had touched me and for once made me feel something.
It didn’t help things that he was smart. He floated easily from conversations about politics, to art, to current events. And of course he spoke flawless French, along with Italian and what sounded like some German. He was officially a Venus flytrap. Everything about him was meant to entice, to entwine, to ensnare.


Coming soon, pre-order your copy of PLAYBOY’S HEART #2 today!

The Playboy Prince has lost his princess…

The hell I have.
It took me this long to find her, so I’m not letting her go without a fight.

Everyone will know just how far I’m willing to go for love.
Just how far I’m willing to go for…her.

As it turns out, love is a stronger motivator than vengeance.

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Meet Nana

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 bestseller 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.

Want to hit me up? Just email me: nana@nanamaloneromance.com

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TEASER ALERT ~ CROSSING THE LINE by Kendall Ryan

Today we are so excited to be sharing a teaser for
New York Times bestselling author’s Kendall Ryan’s
next book in the Hot Jock stand-alone series,
CROSSING THE LINE, releasing 13th January


Hello, rock?
Meet hard place.

Recuperating from a pulled groin muscle isn’t exactly how I planned to spend my much-needed summer vacation.

But I’ll admit, being nursed back to health by my gorgeous friend Bailey, who’s just graduated from medical school, doesn’t exactly sound like a hardship.

We spend a week together at my family’s beach house, a week of swimming and barbecues, a week of entertaining my little cousins and sleeping right across the hall from each other. A week of watching Bailey grow closer with my mom and sisters, and my wacky but lovable grandma. A week of enjoying Bailey tending to me—which is saying something, because it involves a lot of shoving ice packs into my underwear and taping up sore muscles.

She’s funny and kind, and after just being myself for the first time in a long time, my walls come tumbling down. But when Bailey says she’s not looking for a relationship, I’m bound and determined to be more than just the fun hookup who sprained his groin a second time—this time with her.



Releasing 13th January, pre-order your copy of Crossing the Line

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Narrated by Joe Arden and Savannah Peachwood, pre-order your Audible copy today!

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MEET KENDALL

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.

Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than 70 times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

Visit her at www.kendallryanbooks.com for the latest book news, and fun extras.

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KFF’s 5-STAR READS FOR 2019

The end of 2019 is nearly here and what a year it has been for so many unforgettable reads. So, if you didn’t already know, KFF is a team of reviewers, two of whom are admins for the whole shebang and a couple of lovely ladies run our Kindle Friends Forever Book Group.

Choosing our best reads was a feat in itself, and it’s a shame we haven’t been able to include them all. This year we’re doing it a little differently—release day in chronological and reviewers’ names in alphabetical order, the blurbs and direct purchase links have been included where possible to make it easier for you. And to be fair, duets and trilogies we’ve categorized as one! Cheeky, eh?

In no particular order, we’d also like to take this opportunity to show our appreciation to authors’ PRs who we’ve worked with this year. Thank you Social Butterfly PR, Candi Kane PR, Nina Bocci, Give Me Books PR, InkSlinger PR, Wildfire Marketing Solutions, L. Woods PR, Bare Naked Words, Saints and Sinners Book Promotions, Foreword PR & Marketing and Jo & Isa Love Books Promotions for your patience and understanding when us bloggers’ lives just seem to get the better of us!

Last but not least, to our wonderful followers. We really hope you like our recommendations, add the books to your TBR and wishing you all very HAPPY READING for 2020!

And as we are so grateful for your support, scroll down for
🎄 KFF’s XMAS GIVEAWAY! 🎄


BOOKS MORE THAN ONE OF US HAS REVIEWED:


The Year I Left, a heartwrenching stand-alone novel from Christine Brae was reviewed by Anna and Sharon.

Carin Frost doesn’t understand what’s happening to her. A confident businesswoman, wife, and mother, she begins to resent everything about her life. Nothing makes sense. Nothing makes her feel. Maybe it’s the recent loss of her mother in a tragic accident. Or maybe she’s just losing her mind.

Enter Matias Torres. As their new business partnership thrives, so does their friendship—and his interest in her. Carin is determined to keep her distance until a work assignment sends them to Southeast Asia where a storm is brewing on the island. In the midst of the chaos, Matias asks her to do something unimaginable, exhilarating, BOLD. Carin knows the consequences could be dire, but it may be the only way to save herself.

An honest look at love and marriage and the frailties of the human heart, this is a story of a woman’s loss of self and purpose and the journey she takes to find her way back.

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the mister hi res 1.22.19.jpgThe Mister, a must-read love story from
E.L. James was reviewed by Donna and Sharon.

London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections, and money, he’s never had to work and he’s rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits his family’s noble title, wealth, and estates, and all the responsibility that entails. It’s a role he’s not prepared for and one that he struggles to face.

But his biggest challenge is fighting his desire for an unexpected, enigmatic young woman who’s recently arrived in England, possessing little more than a dangerous and troublesome past. Reticent, beautiful, and musically gifted, she’s an alluring mystery, and Maxim’s longing for her deepens into a passion that he’s never experienced and dares not name. Just who is Alessia Demachi? And can Maxim protect her from the malevolence that threatens her? And what will she do when she learns that he’s been hiding secrets of his own?

From the heart of London through wild, rural Cornwall to the bleak, forbidding beauty of the Balkans, The Mister is a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire that leaves the reader breathless to the very last page.

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Moti on the Water, a magnificent romantic comedy from Leylah Attar was reviewed by Anna, Donna and Sharon.

Meet Moti Ferreira—spectacularly jinxed from the day she’s born.

Saddled with an eccentric mother, she stumbles upon the one man who holds the key to her freedom—the best man at her cousin’s upcoming wedding.

All Moti has to do is overcome her fear of water, board a yacht to the Greek Isles, seduce the dreamy Nikos Manolas, and survive two weeks at sea with her oddball family.

The only obstacle Moti doesn’t see coming is Alexandros Veronis, the onboard chef and star witness to her awkward mishaps. He transforms onions into chocolate and aroma into nostalgia. Day by day, his alchemy works its magic on Moti. But she’s not the only one falling under his spell. Everyone has a secret, growing round and ripe at Chef Alex’s table. When the masks fall off, they spill out one by one, and everything blows up in their faces.

Now Moti’s truth is exposed, and worse, she’s hooked on more than Alex’s midnight snacks. But this time, screwing up could be the best thing she’s ever done…

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Anna and Sharon laughed until they cried while reading Chocolate or Gym? by Stewart Reardon & Jane Harvey-Berrick

Career girl and radio host hotshot Cady Callahan has never met a chocolate she didn’t love. She has curves and doesn’t care.

She’s shocked when a raffle ticket bought to support a veterans charity means she’s won a year’s membership to Body Tech, an exclusive Manhattan gym, where all the top athletes train and all the A-list actors go to get in shape for their action roles. She’s also won a personal trainer in the shape of far too tantalizing Rick Roberts.

Rick is less impressed when Cady’s arrival leads to a media circus. The retired British rugby ace runs a serious training facility, and he definitely doesn’t have time for anyone who doesn’t want to work hard.

When curvy Cady challenges him to train her to run a marathon by the end of the year, it seems a solution to both their problems. If … when she drops out of training, his gym will go back to normal.

But Cady isn’t planning on losing the bet—she just wasn’t counting on any complications. And surly Rick is very complicated. And as tempting as the tastiest treat.

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Rachel and Claire reviewed The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes, a novel they highly recommend.

Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England.  But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically.

The leader, and soon Alice’s greatest ally, is Margery, a smart-talking, self-sufficient woman who’s never asked a man’s permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Horseback Librarians of Kentucky.

What happens to them–and to the men they love–becomes a classic drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. Though they face all kinds of dangers, they’re committed to their job–bringing books to people who have never had any, sharing the gift of learning that will change their lives.

Based on a true story rooted in America’s past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope.  At times funny, at others heartbreaking, this is a richly rewarding novel of women’s friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond.

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Sharon and Rachel buddy read and reviewed
A Scarcity of Condors by Suanne Laqueur

Juleón “Jude” Tholet has survival in his DNA. His father, Cleon, lived through imprisonment and torture during Pinochet’s military coup in Chile. His mother, Penny, risked everything to gain her husband’s freedom and flee the country with their newborn son. But as a closeted gay teenager growing up in Vancouver, Jude is targeted by a neighborhood bully called El Cóndor, culminating in a vicious hate crime that forces the Tholets to flee their country again.

Jude cautiously rebuilds his life in Seattle, becoming an accomplished pianist, but his his wings have been clipped and he cannot seem to soar in his relationships. Only family remains a constant source of strength and joy, until a DNA test reveals something that shocks all the Tholets: Jude is not their child.

Stunned by the test results, the Tholets must dig into their painful past, re-examine their lives in 1973 Santiago and the events surrounding Jude’s birth story. It’s a tale rooted in South America’s Operation Condor. It spreads through Pinochet’s terrifying regime of detention camps, torture, disappeared civilians and stolen children. The journey forces Penny Tholet to confront the gaps in her memory while Cleon must re-live an ordeal he’s long kept hidden away in a secret world. The tale ends with Jude digging through his genetic code in a quest to find his biological parents. Are they alive? Or are they among Los Desaparecidos—the Disappeared Ones?

Suanne Laqueur’s third book in the Venery series explores the desperate acts of love made in times of war, and the many ways family can be defined.

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Anna’s Recommendations:

Desert Rose by K. Moore

In an instant, Jennifer’s life is forever altered.

When her ten-year-old daughter, Sarah, is abducted in Dubai, expats Jennifer and her husband Kevin are thrown into an unimaginable nightmare. With very little help provided by the local authorities and the US Embassy, Jennifer watches her life erode away and the tension in her marriage increase. Driven by rage and desperation, she is forced to make decisions she never thought possible.

An investigation without answers. A cover-up. A conspiracy. A betrayal.

There is no turning back.

What would you do if your child was taken?

Desert Rose was named ‘Most Promising Manuscript’ at the 2018 Alaskan Writers Guild Conference.

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Suspicion: a spellbinding psychological thriller by Leigh Russell

Would you trust your instincts… or your husband?

Happily married to the charismatic headmaster of a prestigious boarding school, Louise thinks her life is perfect.

But after hearing that her husband is having an affair, Louise must decide how far she is prepared to go to save her marriage. Confident in her IT skills, Louise cyber bullies her rival.

When the police become involved, Louise realises she has made a dangerous choice as first one woman, then another, is found murdered.

Realising she has taken on more than she intended, Louise has to make another choice and this one could cost her not only her marriage but also her life…

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A Perfect Lie by Lisa Renee Jones

Secrets. Lies. A man. There’s always a man. And there’s always a truth to be told.

I’m Hailey Anne Monroe. I’m twenty-eight years old. An artist, who found her muse on the canvas because I wasn’t allowed to have friends or even keep a journal. And yes, if you haven’t guessed by now, I’m that Hailey Anne Monroe, daughter to Thomas Frank Monroe, the man who was a half-percentage point from becoming President of the United States. If you were able to ask him, he’d probably tell you that I was the half point. But you can’t ask him, and he can’t tell you. He’s dead. They’re all dead and now I can speak.

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From Elizabeth O’Roark comes The Parallel Duet,
Parallel #1 and Intersect #2

 

For the blurbs, Amazon purchase links, Goodreads links and
Anna’s 5-star reviews, click HERE


winter flower by Charles Sheehan-Miles

Every day, Cole Roberts reminds himself that life wasn’t always this bleak. He was once passionately in love with Erin. Sam used to be an artistic and lively kid. They hadn’t always lived in a shabby two-room house in rural Alabama, where he runs a mediocre restaurant in the middle of nowhere.

That was before Brenna disappeared. It was before Cole lost his job and they lost their home.
Every day it gets worse. Erin drinks wine out of the bottle and spends her days with a tormented expression, searching the web for signs of their daughter. Sam hides in his room and rarely speaks. And Cole works himself to a stupor for a paycheck a fraction of the size of his old salary.

Until one day a phone call changes everything.

Winter Flower is at once a tragic tale of the disappearance of a child; struggling with gender identity; of the dark world of sex-trafficking and the transformation and healing of a family. Sheehan-Miles’s longest novel delves into the depths of family life–and how, sometimes, we can heal and find restoration.

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From Corinne Micheals comes the Indefinite Duet,
Indefinite #1 and Infinite #2

 

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Donna’s Recommendations:

From K.A. Linde comes the complete Cruel Trilogy: Cruel Money,
Cruel Fortune, Cruel Legacy

  

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Rectify by Marley Valentine

We weren’t just young, we were stupid and reckless.

He was the beginning of every bad decision I made, the enemy of everyone I’d ever loved.

I was a pawn in his game. A prize to be claimed, and a trophy to be flaunted.

Now we’re two adults with crooked pasts, trying to straighten out our future.

His heart belongs to his daughter, while mine is too tattered to give away.

Neither of us believe in happily ever after.

Not after everything we’ve been through.

So, why are we desperately trying to chase ours?

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From Natasha Madison comes the complete Hollywood Royalty Trilogy: Hollywood Playboy, Hollywood Princess, Hollywood Prince

  

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Rumble (World Class Wrestling #2) by Jacob Chance

Two years. That’s the amount of time I’ve wasted lusting after Wyatt
Douglas.

He had me the moment he roared up on his bike and flashed his charismatic
smile my way. I wanted to jump on, wrap my arms around him, and ride off
into the sunset.

Then my brother introduced him as his friend and crushed my short lived
happily ever after.

To make matters worse, we work together at World Class Wrestling and our
storylines are intertwined. I have a strict rule I’ve always adhered to;
never mix business with pleasure.

But with each moment we spend together, avoiding that carefully drawn line is becoming more difficult.

There’s an ongoing rumble between my heart and my head. Which one will win out in the end?

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The Man I Can’t Have by Shanora Williams

It started as a simple search for a landscape designer…

I wanted a beautiful backyard for my new home and my neighbors suggested I look into Ward Landscaping & Design.
The owner had no pictures of himself on his website, just a portfolio of nice outdoor sitting areas, pools, and vibrant gardens that I’d always dreamed of having.
Of course I hired him.
I expected to meet an average guy, but Mr. Marcel Ward is far from your average man. He’s handsome, and well-built, and his smile–though a rare feat–is truly infectious.
He’s every woman’s dream–a handsome, older man who doesn’t mind getting down and dirty to create something beautiful all because of his passion for it. Unfortunately that lucky woman can’t be me.
Although Mr. Ward tests my limits, quickens my breath, and makes my heart skip a beat when he’s around, I’ve made a promise to devote myself to my husband.

So why am I falling for a man I know I can’t have?

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All The Forbidden Things by Lesley Jones

When all that you want, is all that’s forbidden…

I’ve known him my entire life.
Before marriage.
Before fatherhood.
Before betrayal.
Now, he’s one of rock’s bad-boys trying to be good.
Trying to be the best father he can for his daughter.
He’s my brother’s best friend.
He’s my boss.
He has a wife.
Max isn’t mine to have, but I want him all the same.
And I haven’t survived all that I have to not go after what I want.

Her story is a tragedy, mine’s a publicity disaster.

Just when I needed her most, she walked back into my life, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
With a newborn baby, a divorce, an album to record, and a world tour to plan, I don’t need the distraction.
She’s off limits.
She’s my best friend’s little sister.
She’s my nanny.
Billie’s a golden drop of sexy sun on a grey autumn day, tempting me into the light and a life full of possibilities.
A life not meant for us.

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Mr. Mayfair by Louise Bay

It should be the most shocking news I’d ever gotten—My boyfriend is getting married.

Okay, technically he’s my ex-boyfriend. Two months ago he decided he wanted a break. I still thought he was my happily ever after.

On any other day, knowing he was gone for good would be the worst thing that could possibly happen. But not today. Because not only is my boyfriend getting married—his bride is my best friend.And they’ve sent me an invitation.

There’s no way I’m going to attend. I don’t care if it’s in beautiful Scotland.

Nothing and no one could convince me.

Not even when a deliciously handsome stranger tells me he needs to go as my plus one.

Not even when he shoots me a wickedly, sexy smile.

But then he offers me the opportunity of a lifetime—a dream come true. How can I say no?

But I have one condition. He has to be my new boyfriend. I mean, my pretend new boyfriend.

I’m about to find out that faking it can be a whole lot of fun.

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From Eva Charles comes the Devil’s Duet, Depraved #1, Delivered #2

 

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All We Were by Elizabeth Grace & Michelle Lynn

Will I ever stop hurting the one person who’s never hurt me?

I’ve done things I can never undo.

No matter how much I wish I could, sometimes the wounds I inflict are too deep, too catastrophic, too septic to heal.

As I look into the eyes of the only man I’ve ever loved I know I’ve gone too far. I’ve finally crossed the line.

Even if he knew my reason for doing this, he’d never forgive me.

He always puts my needs before his own.

Now it’s my turn to protect him.

None of that matters though because the betrayal and disgust in his eyes comes from deep within his soul. There’s no coming back from this.

He will forever be tormented by what he’s seen, and he will never forgive me.

The last fragment of my heart to hold out hope that we’d share a future, withers and dies.

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Sweet Fate by Laurelin Paige

Dylan Locke knows that pining over the young ingenue Audrey Lind is pointless. He can’t offer her what she wants. He definitely can’t give her what she needs. Thank goodness she’s half a world away, and he doesn’t have to deal with his attraction head on.

But fate has other plans for him, and when Audrey once again lands in his path, it’s only too easy to fall back into their easy rhythm. And then their easy banter. And of course, each other’s arms.

He tells himself nothing has changed. She still wants forever, and he still thinks tomorrow is long enough. But watching her search isn’t as easy as he thought it would be, and now Dylan must figure out if he’s really the love Scrooge he professes to be or if he’s been Fate’s willing victim all along.

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The Truth About Cowboys by Lisa Renee Jones

While I was off pitching in the big leagues, my family was back in the small town of Sweetwater, Texas, running the family ranch. Then tragedy hit and I discovered there were secrets that my family kept, problems they hid. I went home, left behind the money, women, and fame. I took over the ranch and took care of my grandmother. I took over hiding the secrets. Then she came to town. A smart-mouthed, clumsy, too-smart-and-too-pretty-for-my-own-good city girl hiding out to write a book. She’s right here, on my property, in the cottage my grandmother rented her without my permission, and she sees too much. She knows too much.

Now suddenly my world is spinning, and she’s shoving a baseball back in my hand while baking cookies with my grandmother. She’s the devil and an angel all in one fiery little package. I decide I’ll wait her out. She’ll go back to the city. Only suddenly I don’t want her to leave, and everything I’ve settled for in my life isn’t enough. I want to play ball and I want her, but there’s that secret that won’t let go, but neither will she.

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From Katy Regnery comes the Odds-Are-Good Standalone Series:
Single in Sitka #1, Nome-o Seeks Juliet #2, A Fairbanks Affair #3

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in the LIGHT of day by KA Graham

There’s darkness in all of us.

Micah
I’m a nobody. An outcast. A shadow. I never aligned with the jocks and their fake barbie girlfriends, not that I wanted to. Being invisible worked for me until he showed up.

He showed me a path I never intended to walk, and I slid into his life easily. Too easily.  Now that the devil has embraced me, I crave the heat of his flames.

Quinn
She doesn’t think I see her. She’s wrong. She’s all I see. My dark angel. We’re more alike than she could ever imagine. Soon I will make her mine.

I was always good at playing the part of the jock that everyone worships. In reality, I’m the devil with no remorse. It’s time to free my soul and rid myself of the rodents.

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In Peace Lies Havoc by Amo Jones

My name is Dove Hendry.
Mine is Kingston Axton.
I was captured by darkness.
She has always been ours…
They groomed me for Midnight Mayhem. Like a trained possession, weak against their control.
She has been conditioned with our blood for years. She just doesn’t know it yet…
But Midnight Mayhem was the stained glass that concealed a very dark culture.
A culture that she is about to become the center of.
The Brothers of Kiznitch come in fours, and they’re not happy about me being hustled into their acts.
Or are we? Careful, Little Bird. A warning is a warning for a reason…
Mind-tricks.
Stunts.
Deceit.
Power.
But there’s something uglier that has been haunting me for years upon years. So ugly that I have never seen its face. I never had to. I’d hear his whispers through my internal screams, feel his shadow brush against my nightmares. He was my the monster that tormented me.
And maybe lived under your bed…
When I started Midnight Mayhem, his presence faded.
His whispers were silenced.
His shadow dissolving without a trace.
I wondered why that was.
She didn’t have to wonder for long…

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The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros

Beckett,

If you’re reading this, well, you know the “last-letter” drill. You made it. I didn’t. Get off the guilt train, because I know if there were any chance you could have saved me, you would have.

I need one thing from you: Get out of the army and get to Telluride.

My little sister Ella’s raising the twins alone. She’s too independent and won’t accept help easily, but she has lost our grandmother, our parents, and now me. It’s too much for anyone to endure. It’s not fair.

And here’s the kicker: there’s something else you don’t know that’s tearing her family apart. She’s going to need help.

So if I’m gone, that means I can’t be there for Ella. I can’t help them through this. But you can. So I’m begging you, as my best friend, go take care of my sister, my family.

Please don’t make her go through it alone.

Ryan

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LJSPrettyRecklessBookCover6x9_MEDIUM.jpgPretty Reckless: All Saints High Book 1 by
L.J. Shen

We were supposed to be best friends

But turned out to be worst enemies…

Penn

They say revenge is a dish best served cold.

I’d had four years to stew on what Daria Followhill did to me, and now my heart is completely iced.

I took her first kiss.

She took the only thing I loved.

I was poor.

She was rich.

The good thing about circumstances? They can change. Fast.

Now, I’m her parents’ latest shiny project.

Her housemate. Her tormentor. The captain of the rival football team she hates so much.

Yeah, baby girl, say it—I’m your foster brother.

There’s a price to pay for ruining the only good thing in my life, and she’s about to shell out some serious tears.

Daria Followhill thinks she is THE queen. I’m about to prove to her that she’s nothing but a spoiled princess.

Daria

Everyone loves a good-old, unapologetic punk.

But being a bitch? Oh, you get slammed for every snarky comment, cynical eye roll, and foot you put in your adversaries’ way.

The thing about stiletto heels is that they make a hell of a dent when you walk all over the people who try to hurt you.

In Penn Scully’s case, I pierced his heart until he bled out, then left it in a trash can on a bright summer day.

Four years ago, he asked me to save all of my firsts for him.

Now he lives across the hall, and there’s nothing I want more than to be his last everything.

His parting words when he gave me his heart were that nothing in this world is free.

Now? Now he is making me pay.

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From Skye Warren comes the complete North Security Trilogy:
Overture #1, Concerto #2 and Sonata #3

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Fighting Absolution Ebook Final.jpegFighting Absolution by Kate McCarthy

At fifteen, Jamie Murphy finds herself broken and alone, convinced she doesn’t need anyone.

Until she does.

Bear is the boy behind the fence, the one who was there for her when no one else was.

Until he’s not.

Left with nothing, Jamie joins the army hoping it will give her purpose. The last thing she expects is the best friend from her past to reappear in the dusty plains of a war-torn country. No longer the boy she once knew, Bear is now a man: big, bearded, and SAS—one of the army’s elite.

Soon Jamie finds herself not only fighting against her enemies, but her feelings for a man who left her once before. Can she risk losing him all over again?

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Hunting-A Lie for a Lie-28155-CV-FT.jpgA Lie for a Lie (All In Book 1) by Helena Hunting

Sometimes I need an escape from the demands, the puck bunnies, and the notoriety that come with being an NHL team captain. I just want to be a normal guy for a few weeks. So when I leave Chicago for some peace and quiet, the last thing I expect is for a gorgeous woman to literally fall into my lap on a flight to Alaska. Even better, she has absolutely no idea who I am.

Sometimes I need an escape from the demands, the puck bunnies, and the notoriety that come with being an NHL team captain. I just want to be a normal guy for a few weeks. So when I leave Chicago for some peace and quiet, the last thing I expect is for a gorgeous woman to literally fall into my lap on a flight to Alaska. Even better, she has absolutely no idea who I am.

Lainey is the perfect escape from my life. My plan for seclusion becomes a monthlong sex fest punctuated with domestic bliss. But it ends just as abruptly as it began. When I’m called away on a family emergency, I realize too late that I have no way to contact Lainey.

A year later, a chance encounter throws Lainey and me together again. But I still have a lie hanging over my head, and Lainey’s keeping secrets of her own. With more than lust at stake, the truth may be our game changer.

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Before You AMAZON.jpgBefore You by Marni Mann

It was supposed to be a typical work trip. New York to San Francisco, window seat, exit row. Maybe a mimosa.

Then, seat 14B sat down. When our eyes met, the flight became anything but routine.

I could pinpoint the moments in my life where everything changed forever.

Meeting Jared on that flight was first.

Falling in love with him was second.

Discovering the secrets he kept was third.

Putting my broken self back together and forgetting what I learned would be difficult. Forgiving Jared would be impossible.

He said, before me, nothing mattered. But after him, nothing would ever be the same.

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Iron-Crowne-cover.jpgIron Crowne by CD Reiss

Byron Crowne is a charming liar and a gorgeous monster.

I detest him.

I can’t resist him.

He’s awakened desires I didn’t know I had.

When he touches me, I need to fight him . . . and I need him to win.

Our one night stand bruises my skin and leaves dents in the walls, but the sheets aren’t the only thing we shred that night.

And suddenly, the stakes are higher than ever.

***

Olivia Monroe lights a fire in me that died a long time ago.

I’m a different man when I’m with her. I need to own her, take her, mark her as mine.

Everything changes when she might be pregnant and for the first time in my life . . . I’m powerless against this stubborn, untamable woman.

She’s the one in control and I have an impossible job:

Prove I’m worthy to be a father.

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The Kiss Thief by L.J. Shen

They say your first kiss should be earned.

Mine was stolen by a devil in a masquerade mask under the black Chicago sky.

They say the vows you take on your wedding day are sacred.

Mine were broken before we left church.

They say your heart only beats for one man.

Mine split and bled for two rivals who fought for it until the bitter end.

I was promised to Angelo Bandini, the heir to one of the most powerful families in the Chicago Outfit.

Then taken by Senator Wolfe Keaton, who held my father’s sins over his head to force me into marriage.

They say that all great love stories have a happy ending.

I, Francesca Rossi, found myself erasing and rewriting mine until the very last chapter.

One kiss.

Two men.

Three lives.

Entwined together.

And somewhere between these two men, I had to find my forever.

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SoldOut_FrontCover.jpgSold Out by A.M. Madden

Life as rock stars couldn’t be better for Devil’s Lair.

Wealth, success, love all make for perfect lives.

That is until fate steps in, once again.

There are twists and turns that you’ll never see coming.

Grab some tissues because you’re going to need them.

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All the Way (Hot Jocks Book 2) by Kendall Ryan

I know it’s time to move on from my rocky past and get back out there and start dating again.

It’s just that every time I think about it, I get all nervous and sweaty.

Good thing I have a secret weapon to help me—my best friend, professional hockey stud Owen Parrish.

He’s the king of hookups, and promises he’ll be my guide through the world of online dating. With his help, I know this won’t be as hard.

• • •

I’ve never been this hard in my entire life.

My friend Becca wants my help hooking her up with some douchey guy from a dating app.

I said I’d help her—but now I’m noticing all kinds of things I can’t ignore, like how pretty she is behind those baggy clothes and messy buns.

I want to be the one to help her, to show her the ropes in the bedroom, and it turns out, Becca’s game to let me take a more hands-on approach.

But what happens when she’s ready to take her newfound confidence and move on? I’ve never been boyfriend material, but for her, I want to try.

Your favorite hot jocks are back with an all-new stand-alone novel. If you like sexy, confident men who know how to handle a stick (on and off the ice), and smart women who are strong enough to keep all those big egos in check, this series is for you!

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From Natasha Knight comes COLLATERAL DAMAGE: an Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance Duet – COLLATERAL #1, DAMAGE #2

 

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DARE: A Rock Star Hero by S.L. Scott

Dare Marquis is a bad boy rock star with a body to match.Cocky.
Devilish good looks.
A voice that commands attention.

A night with him and no strings attached is just what I need. But he makes it impossible to not want more when he runs his hand through his dark, wild hair and smiles. One he only shares with me.

Weatherly Beck is an angel with a body made for sin.

Whip-smart.
Drop dead gorgeous.
Too good for any guy from the east side.

Her life is planned out, so I don’t have a right to step in and mess up her future. But when I look into her sapphire blue eyes and taste the innocence on her lips, I know we’re meant to be more than a one-night stand.

I want her to take a chance on me, to take a chance on us. She may not be a damsel in distress, but I Dare her to let me be her Hero.

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The Stopover by T L Swan

I was upgraded to first class on a flight from London to New York.

The food, champagne, and service were impeccable.

The blue-eyed man sitting next to me, even better.

He was suave and intelligent.

We talked and laughed, and something clicked.

Fate took over and the plane was grounded, and we had an unexpected stopover for the night.

With no plans, we made our own.

We danced and laughed our way around Boston and had a night of crazy passion that no woman would ever forget.

That was twelve months ago, and I haven’t heard from him—until today.

I started a new job and met the CEO. You can imagine my surprise to see those naughty blue eyes dance with delight when he saw me across the mahogany desk.

But I’m not that carefree girl anymore. My life has changed, I have responsibilities.

I just got an email.

He wants to see me in his office for a private meeting at 8:00 a.m.

Naughty blue eyes have no place in the workplace.

What kind of private meeting does he have in mind?

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The Italian by T L Swan

They say there are three things you should do at least once in your life:

Dance like nobody’s watching.
Travel the world.
And fall hopelessly in love.

I aimed to do all three.

I went to Italy to find myself.
But he found me.

It was like a story book, our eyes met across a crowded room.
He asked me if I needed help reading the menu.
We ate, we laughed, we danced, and I fell.
Unfortunately, things didn’t go to plan, and we parted ways.

Two years later, our eyes meet across a room again.
Only this time I was on a date with another man.
He went crazy in a jealous fit.

But the man I met then is different now.
He’s colder, harder, and officially one of the most powerful men in Italy.
Dare I say it, even more enticing.

But if you dance with the devil, you get burnt.

And the fires in Italy are scalding hot.

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REVIEW ~ A SCARCITY OF CONDORS by Suanne Laqueur

Today we are delighted to be sharing our 5-star review of Suanne Laqueur’s third book in the Venery series,
A SCARCITY OF CONDORS


Juleón “Jude” Tholet has survival in his DNA. His father, Cleón, lived through imprisonment and torture during Pinochet’s military coup in Chile. His mother, Penny, risked everything to gain her husband’s freedom and flee the country with their newborn son. But as a closeted gay teenager growing up in Vancouver, Jude is targeted by a neighborhood bully called El Cóndor, culminating in a vicious hate crime that forces the Tholets to flee their country again.

Jude cautiously rebuilds his life in Seattle, becoming an accomplished pianist, but his wings have been clipped and he cannot seem to soar in his relationships. Only family remains a constant source of strength and joy, until a DNA test reveals something that shocks all the Tholets: Jude is not their child.

Stunned by the test results, the Tholets must dig into their painful past, re-examine their lives in 1973 Santiago and the events surrounding Jude’s birth story. It’s a tale rooted in South America’s Operation Condor. It spreads through Pinochet’s terrifying regime of detention camps, torture, disappeared civilians and stolen children. The journey forces Penny Tholet to confront the gaps in her memory while Cleón must re-live an ordeal he’s long kept hidden away in a secret world. The tale ends with Jude digging through his genetic code in a quest to find his biological parents. Are they alive? Or are they among Los Desaparecidos—the Disappeared Ones?

Suanne Laqueur’s third book in the Venery series explores the desperate acts of love made in times of war, and the many ways family can be defined.

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Laqueur held back no punches. Her masterfully-crafted third novel in the Venery world not only rendered us speechless, but also bought home the effect a regime’s unspeakable atrocities had on families. Even the most hardened reader will find passages emotionally stirring simply because this story of heartbreak and elation rang so true. An Exaltation of Larks and A Charm of Finches were both 5-star reads for us; A Scarcity of Condors is Laqueur at her very best. Historical accuracy and lifelike prose enhance her protagonists’ suffering, endurance and wisdom gained through perseverance. Also, the beginning of the story has a dramatic irony which consequently, had us rooting for all of them. 

Although it’s unusual to see the passive voice in novels, the author’s usage of this grammatical structure in certain sentences is perfectly comprehensible. By doing it this way, she’d not only accentuated inhumane acts committed against those in her story, but the persecution of whole communities in Chile. We’re sure most facts are well-known to you, but here the author has simply underlined excruciatingly detailed barbarities to the point of causing distress. More important and to our minds of thinking, she’s effectively highlighted the after-effects of past and not so far-off crimes. While everyone affected was of utmost importance in the flow of the story, nothing seemed to wrench at our heartstrings more than what young Jude had endured in the hands of hatred. How he coped with the physical and physiological aftermath and how his parents survived to tell their tales was literally beyond us.

Adding to the story’s brilliance, another writing technique used was Cleón’s narrative in second-person. We saw what he’d suffered through his eyes, we lived his fears as if we were there and in effect, we became him. How he faced the future and turned out to be the most loving, tolerant and protective parent is nothing less than astounding. The majority of the book is in third-person from multiple points of view, so we got to learn each and everyone’s suffering, too.    

The chapters are unconventional in the respect that they are named rather than numbered. Actually, this helped us catch the drift of the story when it lept back and forth. There is absolutely nothing convoluted. It is how it is. Tragic most times, delightful when small joys in their lives gave us readers a space to come up for air, making us smile from ear to ear.   

Cleón, Penny, their two sons and only daughter, Jude, Serena and the youngest, Aiden, have a tight-knit relationship. Laqueur left no stone unturned and although Aiden is in the background doing his thing, we felt him. Before we even begin with Jude or his mother, Penny, Serena…wow, we’d at the very least love to have her as our bestie! Sharp-witted and totally protective of her brother, Jude, the banter between these two is adoringly quirky. And how could we leave out her quote which brightened up even the most worrying happenings? “Well, this is a revolting development.” 

So now Penny. Mother hen, strong and genuine. A fighter who only backed down against her will when the tough became too much bear is her husband’s everything. She’s his light when there’s darkness and it’s reciprocated tenfold. Penny has enough sense to realise that a particular issue in her marriage is of no consequence. Her love is undying, and respect and friendship go without saying. Ooh, lord…their marriage felt so real, on the spot and in harmony that it’s quite honestly an experience listening in to their so put together and intelligent conversations.

Now Jude. How could we not fall head of heels for his gorgeousness, ladies? It’s not easy to describe such a beautiful soul as he. Gentile…without a doubt, confused and angry after discovering a truth no-one understands will be revealed—yeap, we’re not in the mood for letting on but floor us it did. He finds respite. A thrilling dialogue kicks in when Jude meets his match. And what a match it is! Laugh we did when trying to pronounce Tej’s name. Tej as in page was quite the tongue-twister for us! The feels, them being on the same wavelength literally bowled us over.         

Does Feño have to be mentioned in this saga? We thought not at the time of writing this review; however, in retrospect, we changed our minds. Should a young and innocent love humiliate a whole family? Judge, we did. Disgusted, we were. Feño’s mother’s a shell of a woman with reason. Absorb this poor woman’s history and you’ll see where we’re going. You’ll see that justice done for the likes of those afflicted isn’t at all satisfying for others. It’s terribly wrong. The wrongdoings on behalf of one leader, one so-called government which caused such despair has no pardon. 

Let’s sum up! A Scarcity of Condors is a cruel, harsh and devastatingly beautiful novel. It has to be read. Love outweighs hardship. The meaning of family ties is irrevocably the answer to happiness not easy to reach if there’s discordance which, fortunately, there wasn’t. Bravo Laqueur for bringing us hours of reading enjoyment; for your uniquely powerful storytelling! To readers of our review. We do hope we didn’t bore the socks off you, but we’ve spoken from the bottom of our hearts.      

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Meet Suanne

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A former professional dancer and teacher, Suanne Laqueur went from choreographing music to choreographing words. Her work has been described as Therapy Fiction, Emotionally Intelligent Romance and Contemporary Train Wreck. Whatever you want to call it, her goal is to write stories that appeal to the passions of all readers, crossing gender, age and genre.

Suanne Laqueur’s An Exaltation of Larks won the Grand Prize in the 2017 Writer’s Digest Book Awards. Her debut novel The Man I Love and its follow-up, Give Me Your Answer True, won gold medals in the 2015 and 2016 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards. Both were finalists in the 2015 and 2016 Kindle Book Awards, and Laqueur was named a gold medal Debut Author with Feathered Quill Book Reviews.

Laqueur graduated from Alfred University with a double major in dance and theater, and taught at the Carol Bierman School of Ballet Arts in Croton-on-Hudson for ten years. An avid reader, cook and gardener, she started her blog EatsReadsThinks in 2010. She lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and two children. Visit her at http://suannelaqueurwrites.com. All feels welcome. And she always has coffee.

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