Blog Tour~ Operation Paris (Super Agents # 2) + Giveaway

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Today’s spotlight is Misty Evans’ Super Agent series with her re-release of Operation Paris. If you like romantic suspense, read on for an excerpt from the book and to learn more about the series.  You also  have a chance to win a copy of Operation Sheba, the first book in the series, so enjoy!

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Operation Paris (Super Agents #2) by Misty Evans

Re-Release Date: August 4, 2014

(Originally published in March 2009 as I’d Rather Be In Paris)

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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CIA operative Zara Morgan—codename Tango—has a reputation in Conrad Flynn’s secret army as a renegade. Once held at gunpoint by terrorist Alexandrov Dmitri, she was seconds from saving herself and arresting Dmitri when Lt. Commander Lawson Vaughn, the sexy leader of a covert ops team, intervened. She’s never lived down the fact that everyone—including her boss—believes Lawson is her knight in shining armor.

Former Navy man Lawson Vaughn doesn’t consider himself anyone’s savior. He lives and breathes protocol and hates the fact that his latest assignment is to babysit Zara while she hunts down Dmitri and stops the terrorist from releasing a biological weapon on the world.

But from the time they touch down in Paris, Lawson can’t resist Zara’s sassy attitude and dauntless bravery in the face of danger. When Dmitri kidnaps Zara and injects her with the contagious and deadly virus, Lawson is once again forced to come to her rescue, whether she likes it or not.

With unflinching determination and steadfast courage, Lawson must break all the rules to save Zara, even if it means becoming the one thing he can’t stand…a renegade.

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Book Tour ~Review of Personal Target (Elite Ops # 2) + Giveaway

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Personal Target: An Elite Ops Novel by Kay Thomas

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Publication Date: July 29, 2014/ 384 pgs

Publisher: Avon Impulse

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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AEGIS: an elite team of ex-military men working under the radar of most governments. If you have a problem no one else can handle, they can help.

A former SEAL and Black Ops specialist who left the CIA, Nick Donovan gave up a life on the edge to work in the private sector. But that didn’t stop his enemies from coming after him—or his family. In a case of mistaken identity, a drug cartel kidnaps his sister-in-law’s best friend … a woman from Nick’s past.

One minute Jennifer Grayson is housesitting and the next she’s abducted to a foreign brothel. Jennifer is planning her escape when her first “customer” arrives. Nick, the man who broke her heart years ago, has come to her rescue. Now, as they race for their lives, passion for each other reignites and old secrets resurface. Can Nick keep the woman he loves safe against an enemy with a personal vendetta?

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Release Day for Hard to Hold On To (Hard Ink # 2.5) & Facebook Party

Happy Release Day !

I’m a fan of Laura Kaye’s Hard Ink series and today is the release of third installment, a novella that features Edward “Easy” Cantrell and Jenna’s romance. Their relationship began in the second book but didn’t reach a resolution. Now, Kaye is giving them their story. Learn more about the novella below and check out my reviews of the previous books if you are interested in starting the Hard Ink series.

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Hard to Hold On To: A Hard Ink Novella #2.5 by Laura Kaye

 

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Release Date: August 19, 2014 / 208 Pages

Publisher: Avon Impulse

Genres: Romantic Suspense

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Edward “Easy” Cantrell knows better than most the pain of not being able to save those he loves–which is why he is not going to let Jenna Dean out of his sight. He may have just met her, but Jenna’s the first person to make him feel alive since that devastating day in the desert more than a year ago.

Jenna has never met anyone like Easy. She can’t describe how he makes her feel–and not just because he saved her life. No, the stirrings inside her reach far beyond gratitude.

As the pair are thrust together while chaos reigns around them, they both know one thing: the things in life most worth having are the hardest to hold on to.

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Book Tour & Giveaway for Awaken (The Soulkeepers # 2)

Today, I’m part of a book tour to spotlight Lori Adam’s second book in The Soulkeepers series.   After I read an overview of the series on Goodreads:  “SOULKEEPERS is a tantalizing tale of old legends and new myths sprinkled with humor and blood” I knew I wanted to give this series a try, and  I’m looking forward to starting with  Forbidden, the first book in this paranormal romance.

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Awaken (The Soulkeepers # 2) by Lori Adams

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Publication Date: July 15, 2014 / Publisher: Loveswept

Genre: NA Fiction, Paranormal Romance

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The thrills continue in Lori Adams’s addictive series of paranormal romance—the Soulkeepers—featuring the hottest love triangle in this life . . . or the next.

Sophia St. James has every reason to be happy: she survived the kiss of death from the seductive Demon Knight Dante and is free to be with Michael, her sexy Guardian Angel. She eagerly begins her Awakening to become a Spirit Walker and help lost souls cross over. But her training is fraught with setbacks, and Michael begs her to stop. The life of a Spirit Walker is far too dangerous, and he won’t be able to protect her.

Then Dante returns, threatening to drag Sophia to Hell so they can finally be together. Terrified of losing everything she has worked for, Sophia turns the tables on Dante, luring him into a deception that may get them both killed. The stakes climb even higher when Dante’s ally, Wolfgang, emerges from Hell with one order: kill Sophia. Will Michael once again be Sophia’s saving grace or will the Awakening give her the power she needs to save herself?

Romantic Heat Level: Sexy & Sensual


 

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From Chapter 1:

“I think you can do better, Sophia,” Michael repeats. He sounds uncompromising and stoic but I see his eyes flare. They are churning from pale blue to indigo, a supernatural sign that tells me he’s aroused. Without saying a word, I know he likes my body pressed against his; I know he enjoyed the affection and wants more.

Carefully, I place a chaste kiss on his lips. We have to be cautious with this. The wrong kind of kiss from Michael can suck the life from me. The first time it happened I fainted but thankfully recovered without complications. Since then, we’ve learned to regulate our affection, and I learned to read the warning signs. Angels were never meant to kiss humans, so Michael and I have been educating ourselves. With copious practice, of course.

“I want to be alone with you,” Michael says with a sense of urgency. His commanding demeanor melts, and he snuggles his cheek against mine. “Please, Sophia,” he murmurs, trailing warm kisses down my neck.

I gasp from his physical effect on me. His touch sends a ripple of shock waves through my body, warming private parts and making me squirm. I’m also surprised that Michael would do this now; he said we could never be affectionate in public. He’s lectured me countless times on the importance of keeping our emotions in check while his family is nearby. Raph is in the restaurant and could easily detect Michael’s forbidden emotions. I doubt hiding around the corner is enough.

I pull back and stare at him. Usually, I’m the one pushing the limits; after all, Michael Patronus is the hottest guy around. In fact, he’s famous for his hotness, being the somewhat elusive most eligible hot guy in the tristate area. At least that’s what I overheard the visiting cheerleaders say at the last basketball game. I had no idea Michael’s hotness exceeded the boundaries of our quaint little town. And no, I don’t blame anyone for wanting him.

Sometimes I can’t believe it’s me he really wants. Sometimes I find myself waiting for him to laugh and say it was all some supernatural joke. Guardian humor. And sometimes I’m afraid I’ll wake up and discover that he compelled me to forget I love him, forget that his heartbeat pounds inside my chest, too.

And then there are times, like today, when Michael’s desire for me seems magnified beyond reasonable proportions.


Links for Purchase:

Amazon: Awaken: The Soulkeepers

B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/awaken-lori-adams/1118138476?ean=9780804178860

Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/awaken-20

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/awaken/id813269190?mt=11


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Lori AdamsLori Adams is the author of the Soulkeepers series: Forbidden, Awaken, and Unforgiven. She wrote her first book—about scary sharks—at the age of eight. Now she writes New Adult, young adult, and middle-grade fiction. Originally from Oklahoma, Adams lives in Southern California with her husband and two daughters.

Author Links

Website: http://loriadamsbooks.com/
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/TheSoulkeepersSeries
Twitter:
https://twitter.com/LoriAdams33 
Goodreads:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/1469861.Lori_Adams

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Grand Prize: Copy of Forbidden (The Soulkeepers # 1)  and\

$ 25 Gift Card to eRetailer of winner’s choice) 

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Start the Series

Lori Adams gives New Adult a haunting paranormal twist with the first novel of The Soulkeepers, a series that blends ancient legends and new myths with an enchanting mix of thrills, humor, and high drama.

When Sophia St. James learns that she’ll be moving from Los Angeles to a podunk town somewhere in Connecticut for her senior year of high school, she isn’t expecting an otherworldly encounter. But there is more to Haven Hurst than meets the eye: it’s home to a family of Guardian Angels, and she is the only one who can see them in spirit form. Sophia soon realizes she wants to see much more of Michael, an irresistible yet volatile Guardian who seems drawn to her too.

As Michael battles his forbidden desire for the beautiful young newcomer, one of Hell’s most notorious Demon Knights arrives. Handsome and charismatic, Dante has come to claim the reincarnated soul of his lost lover trapped in Sophia. Cursed with the demon of Persuasion living inside him, Dante will use his seductive charms to lure Sophia into a dangerous game that ends with the kiss of death—unless Michael, who has captured Sophia’s heart, can now capture her soul.

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Sunday Spotlight Series: Alpha Ops

Attention romantic suspense readers, I’ve recently learned about a new author, Emmy Curtis,  who has recently released the first installment in her brand new Alpha Ops series, a novella called Dangerous Territory. I already have so many RS series I follow, I can barely keep up, but the early reviews I’ve read have been positive, so I’m adding it to my reading list and looking forward to seeing what you think as well.

Dangerous Territory (Alpha Ops #.0.5) 

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Publication Date: August 5, 2014 / Novella (100 pgs.) 

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing’s Forever Yours Line

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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A SEXY STRANGER

Flirting with danger is reporter Grace Grainger’s modus operandi. But she’s learned the hard way not to grow attached to the soldiers she’s embedded with in Afghanistan. To escape from her pain and loneliness, she fantasizes about the hot night she spent with a gorgeous stranger three years before in D.C. Grace never thought she’d see him again—let alone need him to rescue her . . .

AN EXPLOSIVE NIGHT

Air Force Master Sergeant Josh Travers knows journalists are nothing but trouble

Grace. He needs her—even in an Afghan cave with a sandstorm and enemy troops closing in. This might be the end for both of them—or one hell of a beginning.

Available from Amazon: Dangerous Territory: An Alpha Ops novella


Over the Line (Alpha Ops  # 1)

Over The Line Book CoverThe last time James Walker saw Beth Garcia, he was carrying her off the battlefield. A year later, he runs into her as she’s completing her last physical therapy appointment before she can be deployed again. She’s still sexy as hell, but just as prickly and hard-headed as she was when they first met.

An arranged rock climbing weekend together quickly turns into a nightmare family wedding after a panicked phone call from his sister about mysterious and ominous emails she’s been receiving.

Beth, thinking she’s going rock climbing for the weekend, is surprised when she realizes the biggest rock she’ll be facing is the one James needs her to wear. And while trying to protect James’s sister, she’ll also have to lie to James’s father, the Director of the CIA, about who she iS jeopardizing her carefully planned career. And while she does owe James her life, he’s in for a wild ride if he thinks he can get away with this deception unscathed…

Expected Release Date: October 7, 2014

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Pushing the Limit (Alpha Ops # 2) 

Pushing the Line Book CoverFasten your seatbelt–Emmy Curtis returns with the third book in her high-octane Alpha Ops romantic suspense series. If you love authors like Suzanne Brockmann, Pamela Clare, Julie Ann Walker or Cindy Gerard, you won’t want to miss this one.

Expected Date of Publication: November 11, 2014

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Emmy CurtisEmmy Curtis is an editor and a romance writer. An ex-pat Brit, she quells her homesickness with Cadbury Flakes and Fray Bentos pies. She’s lived in London, Paris and New York, and has settled for the time being, in North Carolina. When not writing, Emmy loves to travel with her military husband and take long walks with their Lab. All things considered, her life is chock full of hoot, just a little bit of nanny. And if you get that reference…well, she already considers you kin. Emmy Curtis is a pen name.
(bio taken from Goodreads Profile and author’s website)

Author Links

Website: http://emmycurtis.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/emmycurtis19

A special shout out to Straight Shootin Book Reviews  where I discovered this new series.

Excited Book Discussion

Are you looking forward to the release of a new series or books in a series that you enjoy and follow? I’d love to find out what you’re excited about reading this year. 

Spotlight & Giveaway for Rogue (The Novi Orders #1)

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Rogue (The Novi Orders # 1) by Chelsie Shock

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Publication Date: June 27, 2014

Genres: Science fiction, Dystopian

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In the future the New World has suffered bombings, world wars, the tectonic plates have shifted, the population has seen sicknesses, radiation spills, genetically modified animals and humans, and the population has dwindled into two classes: The elites and everyone else. The Novi Orders have been enacted by the capital city and control everyone completely, except those who have hidden or rebelled, the rogues. Will is one of the survivors who has lived the quiet life of a sailor and fisherman living on what was once the Washington state coastline. When he meets an old man who used to work as a scientist for the elites, they sail to places he never imagined he’d see… the islands where the elites live. He meets a beautiful woman who is part of the high society by marriage, and he is thrust into plans for an uprising, a revolution, murder, war, oppression, survival and entangled in a forbidden love he can’t fully comprehend.

Rogue is an adventure with murder, mystery, technological advances, and romance with memorable characters struggling to fight against the power. The new world has become a bleak, dark place in the not so distant future where the government has taken over every aspect of life.

The book conjures images of a future that is extreme but urges the reader to consider where our society is moving towards today, leaving a disturbing imprint on the mind, and a hope for those brave enough to fight against it.

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Review of Jill McCorkle’s Life After Life

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Life After Life by Jill McCorkle

Publication Date: March 2013

Genre: Contemporary Literary Fiction, Southern Fiction

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Jill McCorkle s first novel in seventeen years is alive with the daily triumphs and challenges of the residents and staff of Pine Haven Estates, a retirement facility, which is now home to a good many of Fulton, North Carolina s older citizens. Among them, third-grade teacher Sadie Randolph, who has taught every child in town and believes we are all eight years old in our hearts; Stanley Stone, once Fulton s most prominent lawyer, now feigning dementia to escape life with his son; Marge Walker, the town s self-appointed conveyor of social status who keeps a scrapbook of every local murder and heinous crime; and Rachel Silverman, recently widowed, whose decision to leave her Massachusetts home and settle in Fulton is a mystery to everyone but her. C.J., the pierced and tattooed young mother who runs the beauty shop, and Joanna, the hospice volunteer who discovers that her path to a good life lies with helping folks achieve good deaths, are two of the staff on whom the residents depend.

McCorkle puts her finger on the pulse of every character s strengths, weaknesses, and secrets. And, as she connects their lives through their present circumstances, their pasts, and, in some cases, through their deaths, she celebrates the blessings and wisdom of later life and infuses this remarkable novel with hope and laughter.

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Spotlight & Giveaway for Dust to Dust (Experiment in Terror # 9)

Karina Halle has released the final book in her drama-filled, guaranteed scary, romantic paranormal series. Read on to learn more about the series and to enter the fantastic giveaway!

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Dust to Dust (Experiment in Terror # 9)  by Karina Halle

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Publication Date: August 11, 2014

Genre: Paranormal Romance, 

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The dramatic conclusion to the Experiment in Terror Series.

Perry Palomino and Dex Foray.

On their own, they’re uniquely brilliant. Together, they’re an unstoppable team.

Until now.

Because after everything the duo has encountered, they haven’t come across an evil quite like this. An evil that has been years in the making, an evil that will stop at nothing until they, and everyone they care for, are destroyed.

Dex and Perry’s love has survived a multitude of sins.

But can it survive the end?

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Book Tour – Guest Post by Author Lena Diaz & Giveaway for Take the Key and Lock Her Up

Today Lena Diaz, author of A Deadly Games Thriller series visits with us to share the new release of Take the Key and Lock Her Up, the fourth in her romantic suspense series. I’m so glad to learn about the series, and it’s another one to add to my reading list. Ms. Diaz also shares with us some of the reasons she reads romance, and I think many us who do as well can relate to her thoughts.   She poses a great question for discussion and I hope you’ll take a moment to share some of your favorite romance authors and be sure to enter the giveaway for a chance to win one of two ecopies of her latest installment in the series.

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Take the Key and Lock Her Up (A Deadly Games Thriller # 4)  by Lena Diaz

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Publication Date: August 5 2014 by Avon Romance

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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Lena Diaz returns with another sexy, thrilling Deadly Games novel and the darkest question of all: What do you do when your freedom could cost you your life?

Detective Emily O’Malley just stumbled upon a killer’s lair—and the remains of a woman he kept locked away for years. But this killer isn’t done yet. More women are missing, and all clues point to Devlin Buchanan—the man who seems to know just a little too much. Emily’s instincts are rarely wrong, and now they’re telling her this sexy, mysterious man is hiding something big …
As a trained assassin for EXIT Inc—a top-secret mercenary group posing as an international tour company—Devlin “Devil” Buchanan isn’t afraid to take justice into his own hands. But when the hot new detective on his trail gets too close to the organization and a contract is placed on her life, Devlin does the only thing he can: he turns rogue agent and kidnaps her to save her life.

With EXIT Inc closing in and passions running hot between them, Emily and Devlin must work together to find the missing women and clear both their names before time runs out … and the key to freedom is thrown away.

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Book Tour-Guest Post & Giveaway for Operation Angelica

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Operation Angelica by Juliene Lloyd

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Publication Date: July 2014

Publisher: Dark Sword Press

Genre: Suspense

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FBI sniper Elizabeth Ashton’s ideal life shatters with the murder of her fiancée in Honduras, Central America. Let down by the government she serves, Ashton takes justice into her own hands. However, after crossing paths with a shadowy Washington D.C. consulting firm, Vormund/Ames, she decides to join the company.

Partnered with former soldier and CIA operative Brandon Casey, Ashton learns that sometimes governments and law enforcement agencies need an ace up the sleeve. Her first assignment: to aid in the rescue of twelve people held hostage by rebels in Colombia, South America.

With the help of three very different men in her new life, Ashton leaves her FBI life behind while the Vormund/Ames team prepares for their mission. But can they rescue a dying woman held prisoner for five years in time? Can Ashton be the ace?

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Book Tour: Author Guest Post & Giveaway for The Tempest Murders

Today’s featured post is a spotlight for The Tempest Murders, a romantic suspense by p.m. terrell.  I’m always looking to find authors who set their stories in my native state of N.C. and this looks like a great book to read. The book’s description and excerpt was an attention-getter for me, and I appreciate the author kindly sharing a guest post for us, where she takes us on a verbal tour of  where all her creativity and writing takes place.

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The Tempest Murders by p.m. terrell

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Publication Date: September 2013

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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Detective Ryan ’Clery is working a series of homicides when he discovers a journal kept by an uncle five generations earlier, detailing the same type of murders as the Night of the Big Wind swept the Atlantic Ocean across Ireland in 1839.

As Hurricane Irene barrels toward the North Carolina coastline, Ryan discovers even the killer’s description matches exactly. And as he falls in love with television reporter Cathleen Reilly, he begins to wonder if she is the reincarnation of Caitlyn O’Conor, the woman lost to the killer as the storm raged in Ireland—and if he is the reincarnation of Constable Rian Kelly.

Now he’s in a race to rescue Cathleen before the killer finds her—or is history destined to repeat itself?

A provocative story of a love that spans centuries, of soul mates found, lost and reunited… and the lengths to which one man will go to change their destinies.

One of four finalists in the 2013 USA Best Book Awards, cross-genre category and a nominee for the 2014 International Book Awards

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Blog Tour – Review & Giveaway for The Horde Without End (The World Without End # 2)

Nazarea Andrews has taken new adult romance out of the college classroom and moved it  into a post-apocalyptic world where survivors of a world-wide virus outbreak struggle to survive the terror of  zombie hordes that surround them. They thought they were safe behind the walls and barbed wires fencing of their Havens, but the hordes have grown much larger in number and the walls are beginning to crumble. No Haven in what’s left of the U.S. is safe from the zombies headed their way. If you want to spice up your romance with a bit of zombie action and violence, then you should definitely check out The World Without End series featured today.

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The Horde Without End (The World Without End # 2)  by Nazarea Andrews

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Publication Date: July 27  2014

Genres: New Adult, Zombie, Romance

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It was supposed to be over…
Returning from Haven 18 was supposed to be the end. But nothing is ever easy—and in a world full of zombies, finding the missing is next to impossible. There are breadcrumbs. Tiny clues. But what are a few tiny clues in a world of the dead?
Nurrin is desperate to find her brother, but that will mean trusting Finn O’Malley. A man shrouded in secrets, who kills as easily as breathing. And the more she learns about him, the more questions she has. But she has learned one thing—the zombies are changing. Adapting. And this time, the Haven walls won’t keep them out.

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Book Tour: Review & Guest Post for Lovely, Dark, and Deep (The Collectors # 1)

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Lovely, Dark, and Deep (The Collectors # 1) by Susannah Sandlin

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Publication Date: June 2014 by Montlake Romance 

Genre: Romantic Thriller

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From award-winning author Susannah Sandlin comes a heart-pounding romantic thriller that pits a quick-witted scientist and a scarred ex–combat diver against a ruthless billionaire treasure hunter with ties to the White House.

When biologist Gillian Campbell makes an offhand comment about a family curse during a TV interview, she has no idea what her words will set in motion. Within days, Gillian finds herself at the mercy of a member of the C7, a secretive international group of power brokers with a dangerous game: competing to find the world’s most elusive treasures, no matter the cost, in money or in lives.

To save her family, Gillian teams up with Shane Burke, a former elite diver who’s lost his way, navigating the brutal “death coast” of the North Atlantic to find what the collector seeks: the legendary Ruby Cross of the Knights Templars, stolen by Gillian’s ancestor and lost at sea four hundred years ago.

 Heat Level: moderate; language; violence

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Free Book: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Since I’m a frequent reader of Entangled Publishing’s books, I signed up for their Steals and Deals newsletter a few months back and in their latest email newsletter, I  discovered they are offering Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout for free right now.  If interested, you can sign up for the Steals and Deals newsletter here: http://bit.ly/stealsdealsnews  It’s a great opportunity to get a heads up on their book sales from all of their publishing lines, such as Covets, Indulgences, Bliss, Brazen and Entangled Teen.

Obsidian (Lux # 1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Publication Date: May 2012 

Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Paranormal

Length: 400 pgs.

Starting over sucks.

When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I’d pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring…. until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up.

And then he opened his mouth.

Daemon is infuriating. Arrogant. Stab-worthy. We do not get along. At all. But when a stranger attacks me and Daemon literally freezes time with a wave of his hand, well, something…unexpected happens.

The hot alien living next door marks me.

You heard me. Alien. Turns out Daemon and his sister have a galaxy of enemies wanting to steal their abilities, and Daemon’s touch has me lit up like the Vegas Strip. The only way I’m getting out of this alive is by sticking close to Daemon until my alien mojo fades.

If I don’t kill him first, that is.

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Review of Waking Up White: And Finding the Story of Race

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Waking Up White: And Finding the Story of Race by Debby Irving

Publication Date:  January 16, 2014

Genre: Nonfiction

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Waking Up White is the book Irving wishes someone had handed her decades ago. By sharing her sometimes cringe-worthy struggle to understand racism and racial tensions, she offers a fresh perspective on bias, stereotypes, manners, and tolerance. As Irving unpacks her own long-held beliefs about colorblindness, being a good person, and wanting to help people of color, she reveals how each of these well-intentioned mindsets actually perpetuated her ill-conceived ideas about race. She also explains why and how she’s changed the way she talks about racism, works in racially mixed groups, and understands the antiracism movement as a whole. Exercises at the end of each chapter prompt readers to explore their own racialized ideas. Waking Up White’s personal narrative is designed to work well as a rapid read, a book group book, or support reading for courses exploring racial and cultural issues.

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Blog Tour for An Undying Oath: Review, Author Interview & Giveaway

Today’s post is a review of H.K. Savage’s romantic thriller, An Undying Oath and is chock-full of extras. You can read an excerpt followed by an insightful interview with the author about writing this book and what readers can expect from her in the future. Finally, be sure to enter the giveaway for your chance to win one of several prizes!!

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 An Undying Oath by H.K. Savage

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Publication Date: September 2013

Publisher: Staccato Publishing

Genre: Romantic Suspense, Paranormal

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Sergeant Justin Shaw returned from the war with what is left of his unit, though instead of being hailed as heroes, they are being sought as test subjects. Their last mission behind enemy lines to obtain a WMD ended with them exposed and on the run. Their goal is not only to destroy the weapon, but also the program being run by their own government. Justin and his men have sacrificed everything for their mission. Will it be enough? Samantha James, a girl whose father disappeared almost twenty years ago unwittingly holds the key. When her father returns bodies start to fall. Sam doesn’t know who to trust. Both Justin and her father have their own agendas and either one of them could end up with her dead.

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Release Day for Delta: Retribution by Cristin Harber

For all of you military romance readers out there, I wanted to share today’s release of Cristin Harber’s Delta: Retribution, which is a part of the Hot Alpha SEALSs: Military Romance Megaset. Harber is one of the military romantic suspense authors I now follow after I read and  reviewed Winter’s Heat, the first installment in her Titan series.  You can read my review here.

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Delta: Retribution by Cristin Harber

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Publication Date: July 22, 2014

Genre: Romantic Suspense

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Fallen Navy SEAL and Titan Group’s Delta recruit Trace Reeves wants nothing more than a one-night stand to forget that his twin brother was killed-in-action. But when his one-time fling becomes his high value target, the lines blur between her rescue mission and saving himself.

DELTA: RETRIBUTION is part of the Hot Alpha SEALs: Military Romance Megaset 

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Book Blitz & Giveaway for Challenging Destiny

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Challenging Destiny by Cherie Colver

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Publication Date: March 27, 2014 / 255 pgs.

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

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Logan Ragsdale and his younger sister, Ariana, have been marked, chosen to be unwilling participants in a war between angels and demons.

Logan can sense something’s not quite right. Like an unexpected chill on a summer’s day, he can feel the unseen closing in. He’s had these feelings before and, each time, someone close to him died. He’s afraid this time it might just be Ariana.

Logan’s fears are soon confirmed when he discovers their new friends aren’t human, but rather representatives from Heaven and Hell sent to Earth to ensure he and Ariana accept their roles in an ancient prophecy. Demons want Logan to open the gates of Hell. Ariana has the power to stop them, but if she chooses to side with Heaven to spare the lives of thousands of innocent people, she’ll damn her brother for eternity.

Together, they must derail the biblical event if they hope to save themselves and the future of mankind…but what price are they willing to pay to keep the other safe?

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Book Spotlight: Closer (The Unit # 1)

Today, I wanted to share with you a romantic suspense series I’ve discovered by Sarah Greyson.  Closer is the first installment in this new series and was just released in June.  Although I haven’t read this one yet, I’ve definitely added it to my list of future reads.

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Closer (The Unit # 1)  by Sarah Greyson

Publication Date: June 2014

Genre: Romantic Suspense, Adult Fiction

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The terrorists want her alive. The CIA wants her dead, and Michael just wants to love her. 

Emma, an ingenious female engineer, finds a protector in an unlikely source.

Michael is a warrior, a Green Beret, fresh out of the military. He suffers from PTSD and recurrent nightmares of his five tours in Afghanistan. Something in him fundamentally changes when he meets Emma. 

Emma has top-secret clearance for her work on a governmental prototype to help fight the war on terror. She has spent her entire life pursuing her career and developing her brain child labeled Project Hummingbird. She lives in her intellectually driven mind…that is, until Michael begins to awaken something deep inside her: something that she didn’t even know existed.

Michael needs to prove to Emma that he is not who she thinks he is. He must work to win her trust and her heart. Will he be able to persuade her to trust him? Will he be able to save her from the dangers that await her? Will he win her heart?

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Book Tour & Giveaway for Not Quite Dead (A Lowcountry Ghost Story # 1)

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Not Quite Dead (A Lowcountry Ghost Story # 1)  by Lyla Payne

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Publication Date: April 2014

Genre: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance

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A broken engagement sends Graciela Harper crawling back to Heron Creek with her tail between her legs, but finds the sleepy little town too changed to set her life right. Not even her budding drinking problem can obscure her Gramps’s failing health, or erase the mental picture of her first love happily married to her childhood best friend. To top it all off, she’s having a heck of time convincing the town’s dashing young mayor of her unfit-for-dating status.

When the ghost of 18th century lady pirate Anne Bonny starts insisting on a near daily audience, Graciela has to confront something else she never expected—being certifiably nuts at twenty-five years old.

Her brand new “I don’t give a crap” attitude makes it easy to dismiss the mysterious threats that seem to be tied to her search for more information on the long dead pirate, but when her family becomes a target, Gracie knows she needs to find out why the ghost insists on being a constant, reeking companion.

If Graciela can put aside her prejudice against people without a pulse, she may discover that Anne Bonny’s problems are intricately linked with her own. The past harbors answers could help the cantankerous spirit find closure, but she is, after all, already dead. If Graciela doesn’t move fast, she might find herself doing the haunting, instead of the other way around.

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