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            MAVERICK by Karina Halle is LIVE!

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Karina Halle’s all-new contemporary romance, MAVERICK, is LIVE!

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Maverick, an all-new contemporary STANDALONE by New York Times Bestselling author Karina Halle is LIVE!!!

Maverick is a complete standalone novel and the second book about the rough and rugged Nelson brothers. Get ready for one wild alpha mountain man – Canada’s never felt so hot!

Forget playing it safe.

John “Maverick” Nelson likes to live his life on the edge – literally. A crucial member of the search and rescue team in the mountainous British Columbian town of North Ridge, Maverick’s brash and bold attitude means he’s the first one to ascend into danger, no matter the risk.

When it comes to women, though, Maverick errs on the side of caution. For all his cocky charm, rugged good looks and sexual swagger, he remains as unreachable as the surrounding peaks. Hot, wild sex? He’ll tell you there’s no better way to spend a cold, wintry night. Relationships? He’d rather freeze.

That is until he lays his eyes on American Riley Clarke. Trading in the crippling expenses of Aspen for BC, Riley is North Ridge’s newest member of their search and rescue team and the only woman on the job, which means spending a lot of time with Mav in adrenaline-pumping situations.

With the chemistry between them hot enough to melt snow, keeping their hands off each other is detriment to the success of their team. Besides, Maverick’s her boss and she didn’t work her ass off in Colorado just to throw it all away for some mind-blowing sex.

But when the worst winter in years sweeps in, Riley and Maverick will have to battle the elements along with their attraction for each other. And if either of them slip up, both of them will be in for a deep freeze.

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3.5 Stars: Reviewed by Klaire Sutherland on behalf of KFF

I have been a reader of Karina Halle’s books for quite some time. Whilst I prefer her forays into the darker genres, now and again I do pick up her contemporary reads and enjoy them. Maverick is exactly that – enjoyable. Nothing more and nothing less for me. I didn’t get wholly swept up in the story or the characters. I found it an easy read and a wonderful way to while away the hours without having to think too much on the plot or figure out any twists or turns. Like I said – easy read.

Maverick covers some fairly decent plot/subject themes but I felt a little cheated, that perhaps they weren’t explored as thoroughly as they could have been. Karina’s usual steamy scenes abound in here – proportional to plot? Yes, except those scenes seemed to be together in the last third of the book, so I felt like I was getting a chunk of saucy and very little story at that point.

Some great flirty banter in Maverick too, both the characters bounced off one another and you could feel the chemistry zinging between Mav and Riley. I wasn’t an absolute fan of either character, I often felt at times they were a little shallow until the point they got their act together with one another. Their relationship was a little angsty in places but not overpoweringly so.

What I did love about this book was the setting and scenery. I don’t read these books very often and I tend to forget that snowy, mountainous imagery appeals to me. I do love stories set in this world. Through a few tense scenes, Karina managed to pull me right in with her descriptive words and imagery. I liked it a lot and for me was the best part of the book. I’d recommend Maverick if you want something easy that will warm your heart by the end.

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Meet Karina:

Karina Halle is a former travel writer and music journalist and The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestselling author of The Pact, Love, in English, The Artists Trilogy, Dirty Angels and over 20 other wild and romantic reads. She lives on an island off the coast of British Columbia with her husband and her rescue pup, where she drinks a lot of wine, hikes a lot of trails and devours a lot of books.

Halle is represented by the Root Literary and is both self-published and published by Simon & Schuster and Hachette in North America and in the UK.

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RELEASE DAY ~ SICK FUX by TILLIE COLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

When Ellis Earnshaw and Heathan James met as children, they couldn’t have been more different. Ellis was loud and beautiful – all blond hair, bright laughs and smiles. Heathan was dark and brooding, and obsessed with watching things die.

 

The pair forged an unlikely friendship, unique and strange. Until they were ripped apart by the sick cruelty of others, separated for years, both locked in a perpetual hell.
Eleven years later, Heathan is back for his girl. Back from a place from which he thought there was no return. Back to seek revenge on those who wronged them.
Time has made Heathan’s soul darker, polluted with hatred and the thirst for blood.

 

Time has made Ellis a shell of her former self, a little girl lost in the vastness of her pain.

 

As Heathan pulls Ellis out of her mental prison, reviving the essence of who she once was, down the rabbit hole they will go.
With malice in their hearts and vengeance in their veins, they will seek out the ones who hurt and destroyed them.
One at a time.

 

Each one more deadly than the last.

 

Tick Tock.

Dark Contemporary Romance. Contains explicit sexual situations, violence, disturbingly sensitive and taboo subjects, offensive language and very mature topics. Recommended for ages 18 and over.

 

 

4 – 4.5 Stars ~ Reviewed by Klaire Sutherland on behalf of KFF

Sick Fux is an extremely dark book in terms of subject and content. I would advise you to HEED the graphic warning the author has at the front of the book and decide if it’s for you or not. I’m no stranger to these kinds of stories, it’s often difficult to find a good, meaty read that makes you think twice about what you are reading. All too often an author will say this is ‘dark’ and I end up disappointed because it is in fact a shade of grey and not black, the way I like them. However, Tillie Cole’s Sick Fux sits right on that dark/black line. It’s not a taboo read by any means but the subject matters are difficult to digest at times.

To say this book is clever, is an understatement. The plot is intricate in places, yet simple at other times. Sick Fux is a love story you probably won’t have ever read before. In all its messed up-glory, there are sparks of sunshine and love that give the reader a semblance of hope for both Dolly and Rabbit. Heathen and Ellis were doomed from the start, but from those characters; born were two utterly complicated beings, who are dragged into their own little world. Both are slightly mad, if not ‘off their rockers.’ And that ties in beautifully with the fairy tale of this book. Tillie’s character development was second to none, she captured both Dolly and Rabbit beautifully and conveyed that to the reader so, so well.

The first few chapters of Sick Fux are heartbreaking – in every capacity. I started reading this at 11pm, and it was the worst thing to do. Tillie Cole sucks the reader right down the rabbit hole in those few chapters, creating the catalyst for what’s to come. I felt that up to chapter four was the best of this book, a really strong start that hooks the reader in completely. I’m not saying the book dived from there – it didn’t – but I was hard pushed to find the same emotion from there on until I came to the last few chapters.

I had some technical issues with this book, like some things felt like repetition and such. While Tillie Cole penned some amazing and awe-inspiring sentences, I found some to be just ok. Felt that there were places where it could have been better. At times it read a little lazy and I didn’t understand why when so much of the writing was top class. The intensity of the story dropped a little through the middle for me. I expected to devour this book, struggle to put it down, but that was not the case. As much as the story pulls the reader from beginning to end with its fast pace, I found it all too easy to put it down and pick it back up again. Finally – the emotion. It’s there, but for me it was sparse, beginning and end being the two places I felt something more. With a book like Sick Fux I really would have liked to have felt that emotional connection the length of the book.

Did I enjoy it? Oh yeah, Sick Fux delivered on the promise of a dark read. The author managed no problem, weaving a beautifully clever and intricate piece of work. Her storytelling is quite stunning in this book. Sick Fux should romp up the charts with ease. For me though, it could have been a little ‘more.’ Highly recommended to those that like their reads with a whole lot of blood and gore. But please – heed that warning. This book is not for everyone.

 

 

Tillie Cole hails from a small town in the North-East of England. She grew up on a farm with her English mother, Scottish father and older sister and a multitude of rescue animals. As soon as she could, Tillie left her rural roots for the bright lights of the big city.

After graduating from Newcastle University with a BA Hons in Religious Studies, Tillie followed her Professional Rugby player husband around the world for a decade, becoming a teacher in between and thoroughly enjoyed teaching High School students Social Studies before putting pen to paper, and finishing her first novel.

Tillie has now settled in Austin, Texas, where she is finally able to sit down and write, throwing herself into fantasy worlds and the fabulous minds of her characters.

Tillie is both an independent and traditionally published author, and writes many genres including: Contemporary Romance, Dark Romance, Young Adult and New Adult novels.

When she is not writing, Tillie enjoys nothing more than curling up on her couch watching movies, drinking far too much coffee, while convincing herself that she really doesn’t need that extra square of chocolate.

 

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     REVIEW BLITZ ~ THE BOURBON SERIES                                 by MEGHAN QUINN

The Bourbon Series by Meghan Quinn has a sexy new look!!

The Bourbon Series by Meghan Quinn

Re-Publication Date: October 5th, 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

BOURBON SINS

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On the streets of New Orleans, sins are committed every night.

My name is Jett Colby and I save tarnished souls.

In the downtown, under the glittery lights of Bourbon Street, I found her in cheap lingerie, flaunting her body for callous men and money.

From the lace of her cheap lingerie, to her garter belt, I knew she had to be saved.

She had to be mine.

Broke and destitute with no way of out, she had no choice but to come to me and into my club.

She had no other choice but to become a Jett Girl.

But see, that’s the thing about this city; you might think that under the dazzling lights and illusion of salvation, she’s the one that needed saving.

When the glitter fades and the dirt is washed away, the one worth saving just might be me.

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Reviewed by Anna Green on behalf of KFF

This is the first book in the Bourbon series. Erotica romance at its best as written by the author who is well known for her funny stories.

Goldie is a sexy and sassy waitress down on her luck. Her parents were killed when Hurricane Katrina struck the city and she was left on her own. She is broke and desperately trying to make ends meet working in a strip club. She caught the attention of successful businessman Jett Colby and recruited her as a Jett Girl at the Lafayette Club, an exclusive gentleman’s club he owns. His best friend and manager Kace is also an integral part of their story and is quite an enigma. There are four other Jett Girls in the club: Pepper, Babs, Tootse and Francy they are all very interesting characters.

This romantic erotica features a potty-mouth, funny and sexy Cinderella who meets her hot as sin Prince Not-So-Charming. I love the chemistry between Jett and Goldie, it was lust at first sight for these two. And add to that Kace who is also a sexy brooding character who just might be attracted to Goldie as well. Jett is not into relationships or commitments. Goldie thinks she got the memo but then when he keeps on giving her mixed messages, what’s a girl to think?

The humorous banter, the sizzling sex scenes involving these characters make this a fun read I just couldn’t put this book down. Bourbon Sins will set your temperatures racing and make you want for more of Jett, Goldie, Kace and the girls. I’m off to read the next one!

BOURBON DECEIT

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The walls of my club hold many secrets. Depravity. Sin. Justice.

Come in; debauchery can be yours for the cost of a lap dance and a night of pleasure.

And I own every last part of it.

But she’s my weakness, and thankfully she followed me through the insolvent streets of New Orleans, giving me her loyalty and her heart.

My desire for her dominates my every thought, but my broken past could destroy us.

There are people trying to bring me down.

Two malicious men stand in the way of what I want: to own it all.

It’s either Lot 17 or Goldie, my Jett Girl.

I have to make a choice and for once, it won’t be easy.

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4.5 ✮ ~ Reviewed by Anna Green on behalf of KFF

This is book 2 of the Bourbon series. Book 1 ends in Goldie officially becoming a Jett Girl and her relationship with Jett continues.

Oh my word, Jett and Goldie’s story just gets better and better. Now a Jett Girl Goldie’s relationship with Jett looks like it’s on the up and up. Their sexual chemistry never wanes, they just can’t get enough of each other and even though Jett won’t say those three words Goldie knows that he feels something for her. She is still the same sassy and funny girl that got Jett’s attention. “My cleavage was so glittery, I was afraid a gaggle of unicorns was going to sprout from my nips.” Goldie’s quips never fails to make me smile, she is such a ray of sunshine. The secondary characters Kace, Diego and the other Jett girls are still very much in the picture but we get to know more of Kace’s story and how Diego got thrown in into Goldie’s life, it all got complicated.  

In this book Jett’s problem with his dad is the main issue and is coming to a showdown. All he wants is to protect Goldie from the fallout if everything doesn’t go to plan. What is it about men that they think they know what’s best for their women? After all the palaver they went through in the previous book she is still clueless on Jett’s issues and Jett the stubborn man that he is leaves Goldie in the dark. “The man is infuriating. One minute I’m flying on cloud nine with my pleasured vagina flapping in the breeze waving at all unicorns and kitties in my dream land and the next moment, I’m lying low in a gutter full of dragon shit wondering where I went wrong. I liked roller coasters but this was one ride that I was starting to get sick of.” Oh, yes I did notice Goldie’s fascination with unicorns.

After all the effort Jett has done to protect Goldie from his father’s dirty tricks and threats it looks like these pair’s romantic bubble is about to burst. If you don’t like cliffhangers this book ends in one but thank your lucky stars all 4 books are already available. If you may excuse me, I’m off to read book 3! Highly recommended!

BOURBON KINGDOM

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Under the neon lights of Bourbon, money is everything.

Justice, faith, and power. They’re the key to my empire and she holds them all in the palm of her hand. Falling for her was a mistake; she stole my heart and consumed me. I was addicted, and she left me weak and vulnerable to my enemies.

They’re everywhere.

Now she’s gone, turning to my enemy’s business partner; the man I’ve hated my entire life. She said she’s protecting me. She said it won’t be forever.

But how can I believe her?

Lies, deceit and deception. They’re the sins driving us apart.

In a city that never sleeps—in a place where scandal hides behind every dark corner, my Jett girl might never be mine again.

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✮ ~ Reviewed by Anna Green on behalf of KFF

Oh wow, this third book in the Bourbon series has everything: romance, intrigue, brooding alphas, sexy women and a bit of drama thrown in. I just can’t get enough of Goldie’s potty mouth.

This book starts with Goldie leaving Jett for Rex but there’s more to this than what you think. She has plans to save the world, Jett’s and hers that is. The only thing is she doesn’t know where to start and how to go about it. If Jett is awarded Lot 17 by the city council, will he finally have his happy ending with Goldie?

This sassy and flirty heroine has no filter but she is so darn lovable. The good guys in this story all have history but managed to come out on top, literally and figuratively. I love that Kace and Diego get to play bigger roles in this book. Kace has his own problems to deal with and when Goldie’s best friend, Lyla, enters the picture he’s in over his head. So far book 3 in this series is my favourite. Goldie got sassier and we get to see Jett’s lighter side, finally! Lots of bedroom banter between the main characters made me laugh out loud.

“What? Is my ass that nasty to you?” he asked, feigning insult.
“What? No, your ass is nice,” I backtracked. “I just…I mean, I don’t do the finger in the hole thing. I mean, that’s your job…wait! No, I mean, finger in the hole, yes, but not in the stink, just in the pink. You know, the vag…”
 

This book is so much fun to read, it is light hearted with a touch of drama and heck, even the bad guy is a hottie! Scorching hot bedroom, bathroom, hallway and office antics will make your temperature rise just perfect for the cool weather we’re having right now.

BOURBON TRUTHS

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Every choice you make in life comes with a consequence.

I was once on top, I was the professional boxer to be afraid of. I had everything I could possibly hope for. I was happy, satisfied, content . . . until one night.

One off day.

One wrong reaction.

I killed a man. The sound, the blood, the stagnant air, it’s forever imprinted in my mind and now dictates the way I live my life.

Desolate with nothing but my penance to pay, I didn’t expect to have my world flipped upside down when Lyla seductively strutted into my life.

I want her. I need her. I crave her.

But I don’t deserve her.

People like to celebrate the day they were born, I like to celebrate the day my soul died.

This is my story of repentance.

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Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if “It’s Raining Men” starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.

Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.

Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!

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 RELEASE BLITZ ~ THE CHOICES I’VE MADE                                        by J.L. BERG

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The Choices I’ve Made by J.L. Berg is LIVE EARLY!

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The Choices I’ve Made by J.L. Berg

Release Date: October 1st

Genre: Contemporary Romance

 

Death is easy.

Surviving it? That’s the hard part.

Dr. Jake Jameson knows this all too well. Losing his mother at the age of eighteen, he walks away from his small hometown and the painful memories it holds, vowing to never return again.

Twelve years later, he finds himself driving back down the coast of North Carolina. When his father leaves him a small medical practice, he has no choice but to heed the call until he can find someone else to take it off his hands.

But coming back home means facing everything he left behind, including the one woman who might make it impossible to leave again.

Molly McIntyre has spent her entire life in one town. Taking over her parents’ small inn, she’s settled into a quiet, happy life. But all of that comes to an abrupt halt when Jake shows up at her door in need of a place to stay.

Molly loathes everything about this man, but she can’t find it in her heart to refuse his request.

After over a decade, these former lovers quickly discover what once burned brightly between them has only grown in their time apart. Soon they must decide if the choices they’ve made have led them back to each other for a second chance or one final goodbye.

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Reviewed by Emma-Louise on behalf of KFF

‘Death is easy. Surviving it is the hard part.’

The cover and quote for The Choices I’ve Made are so eerily right for the feel and theme of this story. The hip deep water on the front cover reminds me of the regrets Jake daily wades through. Even from the opening sentence of the prologue, the feel of this tale was clouded by the darker colours of the spectrum. No light or colour was allowed into their lives, only delusion and lies.

Molly and Jake had been childhood sweethearts with the belief that their love would last forever. Children at fourteen don’t know that reality often kicks you in the teeth when you least expect it, because four years later, eighteen year old Jake was driving out of Ocracoke and away from Molly, leaving her broken.

Twelve years on, Jake has to return to his childhood home to sort out his recently deceased father’s affairs. Having grown up on a small island, the inevitable meeting of Molly and Jake is as awkward as you would think. A tragedy separated them twelve years ago and another tragic series of events brings them back into the fray. Their love for each other never waned, they denied, they ignored and they tried to bury it underneath the trauma and heartbreak they had caused one another. Jake didn’t want to stay on Ocracoke and Molly had never even considered leaving; two people so different and so in love, hanging on to the fairytale they had first imagined. Two love struck teenagers never see the reality and harshness of life until they grow up or they’re thrust into a situation that makes them see it.

Second chance romances are my go to reads when I need to disappear from the real world for a while. I’m addicted to the toing and froing and the raw emotion. Second chance romances don’t have that instalove theme to them, the characters have pasts together and emotions and misgivings, events and feelings that carry the story forward without the author having to work in the angst and or the emotion. The Choices I’ve Made did not disappoint. Only a handful of books have EVER had me worrying there wouldn’t be a happily ever after and this book fit into that column.  

“I tried to forget you. But I never could. I tried to forget this place and all it represented, but the memories never faded. You never faded.”

‘It reminded me of the scared boy I’d once held in my arms as he wept for his mother.  It tugged at the few remaining heartstrings I had for this man.’

Jake spends a large portion of the story battling to crawl out of the shadow that was his father. His father was a broken man living two lives in a small town where the residents all had him on a high pedestal. Anybody with this much self-burdened grief who puts themselves under a microscope that close, can never look good.

The Choices I’ve Made was gripping and emotional from front to back. Personal and familial development was created for both Molly and Jake, a way to rebuild their crumbled foundations and move on from who they were to who they want/should be.

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I’m a California native, who lives in the South – Virginia to be exact. I still prefer sushi to fried chicken, avocados to okra, and I absolutely loathe humidity. I do love watching the seasons change though. My husband and I have been here for over a decade, and I still get giddy like a school girl every time it snows. It’s magical!

I’m married to my high school sweetheart, and we’ve been blessed with two beautiful daughters and two rescue pups I like to call my “coworkers”. I’m obsessed with chocolate, minions, anything Harry Potter and I love to watch re-runs of Friends and Gilmore Girls!

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RELEASE BLITZ ~ SCANDALOUS by L.J. SHEN

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Scandalous, the highly anticipated next standalone in the Sinners of Saint Series by LJ Shen is LIVE!

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Scandalous by LJ Shen

Series: Saints of Sinner #3

Publishing Date: September 29th, 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

 

They call him The Mute for a reason.

Hard, cold and calculated, he rarely speaks.

When he does, it’s with disdain.

When he does, his words aren’t meant for me.

When he does, my stomach flips and my world tilts on its axis.

He is thirty-three.

I am eighteen.

He’s a single dad and my father’s business partner.

I’m just a kid to him and his enemy’s daughter.

He’s emotionally unavailable.

And I am…feeling. Feeling things I shouldn’t feel for him.

Trent Rexroth is going to break my heart. The writing isn’t just on the wall, it’s inked on my soul.

And yet, I can’t stay away.

A scandal is the last thing my family needs. But a scandal is what we’re going to give them.

And oh, what a beautiful chaos it will be.

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Five Scandalously Merited Stars

Reviewed by Sharon Thérèse

Shen writes a mean story and Scandalous is of no exception! Ooh my, the addictive tension created flowing at a fast pace, heightened the emotional stakes for two protagonists whose unwavering conflict seemed to have no let up… and I blinkin’ loved it! Result; their miscues provoked me to flip the pages faster than fast since I was dying to find out what the next manoeuvre would be. But well before reaching the end which I have to say, blew my mind away, seeds of doubt were sown in such a way, making me truly wonder whether either of them were capable of coming out unscathed. I have to mention the cover. Bare torsos have been trending for a long while and I can’t say I’m a huge fan; however, not only is this guy seriously cut, but you’ll also appreciate why Shen has chosen this model as you get into the story.

Edie and Trent’s game isn’t cat and mouse, it’s soooo much more than this. In a complex plot, their battle of wits causes friction and even more confusion. Of course, forgetting an important factor, the HotHoles, was a crime in itself and didn’t help matters. If you’ve read previous Sinners of Saint books, you’ll know they always have each other’s back. So why then, did I make this careless error? Theirs is such an all-consuming story that I felt as if I were there alongside this unlikely couple. The HotHoles took second place until of course, they popped up at just the right moment.

For me, Edie owned this story. I loved her dress sense, the way she shirked the norm. She was also the culprit of my many conundrums. She’d had to grow up quickly, she’s beyond her years and not for the want, but for harsh circumstances no young person should have to experience. With the world weighing on her shoulders, her only escape was a pastime frowned upon by a tyrant who really got my hackles up and uncomfortably close to home for my liking. No names here folks ‘cause I’d hate to spoil the story! Although what she was forced to do horrified me, I found myself constantly rooting for her. And her feelings regarding the well-being of certain family members is nothing less than heart-melting; but that being said, some scenes left me sniffling.

Trent. The mute. The self-made man. Blinkin’ heck! I found it difficult to put my thoughts together because, whilst he came across as standoffish, uncompromising and a his mannerisms a tad aggressive, behind his tough facade, lies a beautiful man. And drop-dead gorgeous, too! There were times I thought his actions were wrong, then again, they shouted louder than words, words he had trouble expressing. Trent was dealt a bad hand in the past and he doesn’t want to be bitten again. Not all is forgotten though and him fighting for what he wants in the present takes up a good part of the story. Him playing with fire didn’t scandalise me, either. He’s well aware what he’s doing and despite trying to reason with himself, he can’t stop. On the other hand, the card he played was bloody marvellous, yet it seemed he had everything to lose and prepared for the worst. Yep, the ace he has up his sleeve simply wowed me! And swooning over his adoration for Luna… Trent’s life revolves around her, showing me he was a real softy at heart.   

It wasn’t an easy read for me in the respect that in all its rawness, emotions I didn’t think I had in me were brought out tenfold. If Shen’s character development was off the charts, nailing the chemistry between Trent and Edie was sublimely well done. The author’s message to the reader is you don’t need to have a luxurious lifestyle to find happiness. And however selfish, devious or cruel third parties are, love and the pillars of solid friendship rules. Narrated from a dual point of view gave Trent and Edie a distinctly different perspective, their banter incredibly well-thought-out. I truly couldn’t fault Scandalous. Bravo Shen!

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L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets peoples’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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                                 RELEASE BLITZ                                        WHISKEY BURNING by BELLA JEWEL

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Title: Whiskey Burning

Series: Iron Fury MC

Author: Bella Jewel

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: September 19, 2017

Cover Design: Ben Ellis, BE Designs

 

 

BLURB

In the darkness is where I first met him.
Alone at a water fountain, tears rolling down my cheeks.
Ready to give up.
From the shadows, his voice came to me.
Soothing. Comforting. Rough as the blackest night.
I didn’t see him.
I didn’t even know his name.
All I knew was he saved me that night.
He put my back on my feet.
And he kept me on them.
Every single time I needed him, he found a way to come to me.
My stranger of the night.
My dark warrior.
My name is Scarlett. You probably know me.
I’m America’s number one country music star.
I’m also the loneliest girl you’ll ever meet.
He’s as free as a bird. A nomad. Travelling alone.
Nobody to hold him back.
He holds the freedom I pray for every single day.
He shows me that life can be so much more than what I’m living.
When danger comes knocking, he’ll also show me a different world.
A world I never knew existed.
A world that both terrifies and fascinates me.
A world that goes against everything I’ve ever known.
A world of Iron Fury.

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AUTHOR BIO

Bella Jewel is a self published, USA Today bestselling author. She’s been publishing since 2013. Her first release was a contemporary romance, Hell’s Knights which topped the charts upon release. Since that time, she has published over five novels, gaining a bestseller status on numerous platforms. She lives in North Queensland and is currently studying editing and proofreading to further expand her career. Bella has been writing since she was just shy of fifteen years old. In Summer 2013 she was offered an ebook deal through Montlake Romance for her bestselling modern day pirate series, Enslaved By The Ocean. She plans to expand her writing career, planning many new releases for the future.

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               RELEASE DAY ~ TAKING AVERY                                by D.H Sidebottom & Ker Dukey

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Title: Taking Avery

Co Written By: D.H Sidebottom & Ker Dukey

Release Date: September 20th

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When a reckless act upsets the balance between two MC clubs, everyone is fair game in the war that erupts.
Avery belongs to Lilith’s Army now, after being taken against her will, but she isn’t just anyone, she’s a Cutter’s MC Princess, and they don’t take kindly to people taking what’s theirs.

As Avery’s life starts to spiral out of control, she finds that her only hope of survival is to put her trust in the man she doesn’t trust at all. The only man that can bring destruction to not only both clubs, but also to her heart.

When the fallout reaches beyond just the two clubs, the consequences bring death, devastation, and chaos for everyone.
The dynamics of both clubs change forever in the wake that follows. Fate isn’t done teaching Avery that life isn’t always better with the devil you know sometimes it’s with the devil you don’t.

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Reviewed by Anna Green on behalf of KFF

Hit the ground running, that’s what it felt like when I flipped onto the first page of this book. Action-packed right from the start and it never slows down. Wow, I am very impressed with these authors’ first foray into the MC genre.  

Written from dual points of view, the main characters are Avery and Slade aka Frost both children of MC leaders. Avery is the eighteen-year old princess of the Fallen Cutters motorcycle club and Slade, late twenties, is the Sergeant-at-arms and son of the president of Lilith’s Army motorcycle club. When something happens to Avery and her friends, the fallout causes a repercussion on Avery and Slade’s lives. The good news is they found each other. The bad news is that when the pair got thrown together and forged a bond between them it also resulted in betrayal, mayhem and bloodshed. How will they survive?

Considering that MC stories are not exactly my favourite genre although there are a few that I liked I have now added this book to my list of top MC books in my library. I love that Slade is not your stereotypical biker character and Avery is not your usual biker princess either. She wants to be independent and free from the MC life. I have read previous books these two authors collaborated on and one thing I noticed is that they create unforgettable villains in their stories. In Taking Avery one of the bad guys is such a nasty piece of work that he makes me want to jump inside the book and go on full throttle badass biker mode on him.

This well written book is full of suspense, violence, chaos, seriously scorching sex scenes and a dash of romance. I cannot wait for the next one. Ker Dukey and D H Sidebottom, I think you’ve turned me into an MC fan. Bring it on, ladies!

 

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Meet Author D.H Sidebottom

Author of The Heart of Stone, Room 103 and The Blue Butterfly series’. D H Sidebottom is a full-time mum/author. She lives in Derbyshire, England with her partner, children, and two dogs. She is an avid reader and her tastes range from horror to erotic. She loves to help new authors get into the ‘scene’. She loves rock music and tattooed guys and has a weakness for coffee, wine, and bacon.

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Meet Author Ker Dukey

I have always had a passion for storytelling, whether it be through lyrics or bedtime stories with my sisters. I wanted to be an actress growing up so I could live many roles but I learned early on that my mind was too active… I would want to change the script.I would watch films and think of ways they could have improved the story if they took another direction so I thought it best that I tell my own.

My mum would always have a book in her hand when I was young and passed on her love for reading, inspiring me to venture into writing my own. I tend to have a darker edge to my writing. Not all love stories are made of light, some are created in darkness but are just as powerful and worth telling.

When I’m not lost in the world of characters I love spending time with my family. I’m a mum and that comes first in my life but when I do get down time I love attending music concerts or reading events with my younger sister.

You can find me on Facebook where I love interacting with my readers.

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