Blog Tour & Giveaway for Christmas in July (Christmas, Colorado, # 2)

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Christmas in July (Christmas, Colorado # 2) by Debbie Mason

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Publication Date: June 24, 2014 

Publisher Grand Central/ Length 416 pgs.

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Grace Flaherty had given up hope of ever seeing her husband again. After all, it’d been over a year since he went missing in combat. So when he strides through the door of her bakery in downtown Christmas one sunny afternoon, she can hardly believe her eyes. But her happily-ever-after is going to take some effort – because Jack has no memory of his family.

 All Jack Flaherty remembers about Christmas is that he couldn’t wait to leave town. Now he’s a local hero with a wife and son he doesn’t know. Even as he struggles to rekindle the romance with his wife, he knows in his heart what he wants: a second chance at love.

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Two New Releases from Entangled Publishing: Rules of Survival & The Mean Girl Apologies

Today, is release day for two eye-catching Entangled Embrace titles, and I wanted to share them with you and their new low price.

All the digital books are on sale for just $.99 for a limited time so be sure to pick up your copy today before they go back to full price!

Rules of Survival by Jus Accardo

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Release Date: June 2, 2014

Genres: Contemporary Romance, NA

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Mikayla Morgan is wanted for her mother’s murder. She’s been on the run for almost a year now, avoiding not only the police but the real killer. Tired of running and desperate to clear her name, she breaks one of the most sacred rules: never return to the scene of the crime.

Every bounty hunter on the Eastern Seaboard is after the Morgan girl—but Shaun Denver and his partner snagged her. She’s a piece of work, and Shaun can’t decide if he wants to kiss her or kill her. When things take a sharp turn south, Shaun does the only thing he can think of to keep her close—he handcuffs them together.

As the danger mounts and the killer closes in, the chemistry between them threatens to explode. Shaun and Kayla will need to break all the rules if they hope to get out of this alive.

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Blog Tour & Giveaway for GUNS: The Spencer Book (Rook and Ronin Spinoff)

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GUNS: The Spencer Book by J.A. Huss

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Publication Date: March 31, 2014

Genre: NA, Contemporary Romance, Suspense

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THIS IS NOT A STANDALONE BOOK – IT IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED THAT YOU READ ALL THE PREVIOUS NOVELS AND NOVELLAS BEFORE STARTING THIS BOOK

Spencer Shrike is a man with a plan. Get in. Get out. Move on. He loves Ron the Bomb, and her safety is the only thing on his mind these days. But life is a tricky bastard, and conning criminals for the better part of ten years brings its own set of problems. Sure, Rook lied her way out of a sticky situation, covering for crimes Ronin, Ford, and Spencer committed, and getting them all off scot-free in the process. 

But not everyone is buying Rook’s story, and Spencer is desperate to figure out who’s in town setting them up for a fall.

Veronica the Bombshell Vaughn has put up with Spencer Shrike’s shit for years and where has it gotten her? A big fat nowhere. No ring, no house, no kids, and no promises. In fact, Spencer is worse than ever—completely distant and moody. She’s done sitting at home, pining over a man she can’t have. 

But she’s not opposed to fighting for him. 

Ron the Bomb fights hard and she fights dirty, so she’s willing to do whatever it takes to get Spencer’s attention.

But now there’s another man in town with his eye on her. He’s got secrets too, but unlike Spencer, Bobby Mansi is more than willing to let Veronica in on them. 

The entire Rook and Ronin series comes full circle. Every con, every lie, and every skeleton in the closet is back for one final shot at vengeance and the only way to set it right…  is to get out the guns.

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Guest Blogger: Sunny’s Review of Dear Rockstar (Dear Rockstar #1)

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Dear Rockstar (Dear Rockstar #1)  by Emme Rollins

Published July 1st 2013 by Fido Publishing (first published June 11th 2010)

Genres: NA, Contemporary Romance / Paperback: 200 pages

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Sara is obsessed with rock star Tyler Vincent, and as she works to complete her senior year, she’s determined to find a way to meet him—although her best friend, Aimee, keeps telling her to find a different escape from her desperately violent home life.

Complications arise when Dale, the mysterious new transfer student, sets his sights on Sara, and she falls for this rock-star-in-the-making in spite of her better judgment. When Sara wins a contest, she is faced with a choice—travel to Tyler Vincent’s home town to meet him, or stay and support Dale in a Battle-of-the-Bands hosted by MTV.

Their triangulated relationship is pushed to its breaking point, but there is another, deeper secret that Dale’s been keeping that just may break things wide open…

Turn up your collar, feather your hair, and splash on some Polo, because we’re going back to the ‘80’s when MTV played music videos, there was no such thing as American Idol, and becoming a star meant doing nothing short of crazy for that one, big break.

 

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Spotlight & Giveaway for Flawed Perfection (Beautifully Flawed # 1)

Cassandra Giovanni has recently released the first installment of her New Adult Contemporary Romance series, Beautifully Flawed. Continue on to learn more about the book, read an excerpt along with a Q&A with the author, and enter the swag giveaway!

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Flawed Perfection (Beautifully Flawed #1) by Cassandra Giovanni

Published March 7, 2014 / 450 pages

Genres: New Adult, Contemporary Romance

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Bobby Beckerson was the American All-Star hockey player–he was the spitting image of perfection to his family. Goofy, sweet and undeniably gorgeous, he had everything but the one girl he wanted: River Ahlers.

River Ahlers is successful in everything but love. She’s been in love with Adam Beckerson since they were kids. Worst of all she’s stuck right in the middle of the brothers dueling over everything and anything, and she doesn’t even know she’s the ultimate prize.

Adam Beckerson was a boy with a guitar, a smile that sunk girls’  hearts and a stone wall around his own. He was anything but perfect, and no matter how hard he tried he was nothing compared to Bobby. Sweet, damaged, with boyish good-looks, nobody thought Adam loved anyone but himself.

Bobby loved River, River loved Adam and Adam only loved himself–or so everyone thought. Then one night everything changes, and as it threatens to destroy everyone involved a tragedy strikes that will break them all…

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Release Day & Giveaway for Toxic (Ruin #2)

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It’s release day for Rachel Van Dyken’s Toxic! This is a New Adult contemporary romance and is the second book in the Ruin Series. Read below for more information and enter the the giveaway,

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Everyone has a secret…

Gabe Hyde is on borrowed time. He’s been hiding his identity for over four years-hidden from the world that used to adore him–obsess over him–driven to the edge of insanity by one poor choice.
But that one choice, altered the course of his life forever.
Pretending isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, especially when pretending means hiding your real self from the people that care about you the most. But if anyone ever discovered the truth it wouldn’t just be his life at risk–but hers.

Saylor doesn’t hate men.
Just Gabe.
Only Gabe.
He’s a reckless, happy-go-lucky, silver spoon fed pain in her ass. Everything about him makes her more and more confused. Unfortunately they both donate time at the same Group Home. If she wasn’t afraid of flunking, she’d be long gone. She hates that she’s attracted to him almost as much as he hates that he’s attracted to her–and she can tell, especially since their first encounter ended up making her knees so weak she couldn’t form coherent sentences for weeks afterwards. But the closer she gets to him, the more confused she becomes. He isn’t who he says he is, and he’s hiding something big.

What happen when two worlds collide? Two worlds that never should have met in the first place? Some secrets are too big to be hidden forever–the only question? Will his destroy everyone he loves? Or finally bring about the redemption he’s been craving for the past four years?

Everyone has a secret…What’s yours?

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Book Tour: Author Interview & Giveaway for Shadows of Damascus

This looks like such a touching romance. Read on to learn more about the novel and read an excerpt. You will also find a Q&A with Ms. Taha and have the chance to enter the giveaway!

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Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

Published January 14, 2014

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Publisher:  Soul Mate Publishing

MEDIA KIT Shadows_of_Damascus_copy_2Bullet wounds, torture and oppression aren’t the only things that keep a man—or a woman—from being whole.

Debt. Honor. Pain. Solitude. These are things wounded war veteran Adam Wegener knows all about. Love—now, that he is not good at. Not when love equals a closed fist, burns, and suicide attempts. But Adam is one who keeps his word. He owes the man who saved his life in Iraq. And he doesn’t question the measure of the debt, even when it is in the form of an emotionally distant, beautiful woman.

Yasmeen agreed to become the wife of an American veteran so she could flee persecution in war-torn Syria. She counted on being in the United States for a short stay until she could return home. There was one thing she did not count on: wanting more.

Is it too late for Adam and Yasmeen?

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway: Reckless (The Renegades #1)

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To celebrate the brand spankin’ new audio release of RECKLESS, author Skye Jordan is gifting up to 20 audio downloads of this first book of her Renegades series!

Reckless (The Renegades #1) by Sky Jordan

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Publication Date: August 2013

Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Cygnet Books

A couture wedding dress designer to the rich and famous, Lexi LaCroix’s image means everything. But crossing paths with a sexier-than-sin, bad-boy biker makes Lexi realize how much living she’s sacrificed for her success and one touch is all it takes to threaten her carefully choreographed life. When that touch fills far more than just Lexi’s physical needs, she finds herself torn between the career she needs and the bad-boy she craves.

Jax Chamberlin gave up the superficial life of acting for the thrill of running his own stunt company years ago. But a recent betrayal proves he’s still too close to the limelight to find a woman who doesn’t plan to use him as a stepping-stone to success. When the charming and mysterious Lexi offers him a totally anonymous hook-up during an out of town trip, Jax accepts. Only Lexi is more sextacular than charming, and Jax wants more.

But Lexi’s got a major hang-up over his renegade lifestyle, and Jax isn’t willing to change his ways. Especially not when he discovers who she really is. Because if she finds out his connections could catapult her to the top of her career, he’s afraid the fantasy woman he’s falling for might just end up like all the other gold-diggers. And this time, it’s not just his bad-boy reputation at risk, but his heart, too.

“Hotter than hell and a lot more fun. Skye Jordan’s writing sizzles!”

–Elisabeth Naughton, New York Times bestselling author

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Release Blast & Giveaway for Rekindled Moments (Moments in Time #2)

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Rekindled Moments by Dori Lavelle

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Publication Date: February 4, 2014

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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The truth will always find a way out.

Carlene Adams’ new life has been an illusion, her newfound joy just for rent. The life she craves can’t really belong to a girl who is responsible for someone’s death.

Her greatest fear has been realized. Nick Johnson, her second chance at love, has discovered her true identity and disappeared from her life.

She will need to find a way to move on without Nick. But the memories of their time together haunt her relentlessly. As Serendipity’s Businessman of the Year, his face is everywhere—in magazines, on the television screen, and behind her eyelids. Soon, rumors about her past cause her life to spin out of control, and she finds herself even further from her dreams.

But Carlene is good at hiding from the past. She’s done it once before. She can do it again. She can leave her hometown and begin again somewhere new. But she can’t move on without telling Nick the truth about the life he thinks she took, and everything that came before.

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Blog Tour for A Shadow on the Ground – Author Interview & Giveaway

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A Shadow on the Ground by Rebecca Lee Smith 

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Morgan Maguire is afraid to believe in second chances. The family orchard is failing, her twin brother is being framed for murder, and the sharks are circling. The tough exterior she’s spent years hiding behind is beginning to crumble, just as the man who shattered her heart is back in her life. Gage Kirkland is as compelling and magnetic as ever, and he’s offering the kind of help she may not be able to refuse. But can she trust him?

To finance his troubled son’s therapy, Gage, a former investigator, takes one last job–recovering a stolen Civil War artifact. Unfortunately, it’s in the possession of the woman he left behind, the woman who’s haunted his dreams ever since. The electricity between them still crackles, but unless he helps exonerate her brother and finds a way to confess his true reason for returning, how will he ever recover Morgan’s heart?

Published July 2013

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18401689-a-shadow-on-the-ground?from_search=true

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Blog Tour: Review & Giveaway for Beck (Corps Security Series #3)

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Beck (Corps Security #3) by Harper Sloan

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Release Date: December 23, 2013

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18069234-beck?ac=1

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**Warning** This book is intended for a mature reading** 

~DEE~ 

I’ve always been good at wearing masks. Not letting anyone see the real me. I’m content being the happy-go-lucky best friend. The strong willed boss. The independent woman who doesn’t need a man. 

But the truth is I’m just as broken as the rest of you. I’m terrified that all it will take is one person to make all my carefully constructed walls crumble into fine dust. So I guard my heart with everything I have. Determined to never let anyone get close enough to hurt me again. 

All is perfect until HE walks into my life. No… he doesn’t just walk. He struts his good-looking, sex-oozing self-right into my space and demands that I see HIM. Making me want what I know I can’t have. 

So I did the only thing I know how to do. 
I run. 
But he just won’t let me go. 

~BECK~ 

The second I see her, I know she will be mine. I see past the gorgeous smiles and heart-stopping laughter. I see HER. She doesn’t want me to know her secrets or the past that haunts her, but I make it my mission to find out. 

To make her mine. 

She can run all she wants, but it will never be far enough to stop me from coming after her. 
She’s it for me and she knows it. 
She’s just too scared to admit it. 

**NO cliffhanger, HEA, inter-connected standalones**

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Release Blast for Entangled Moments (Moments in Time #1)

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Entangled Moments (Moments in Time #1)  by Dori Lavelle

EntangledMoments.DoriA deadly accident can take a life in more than one way.

Four years ago, Carlene Adams made a deadly mistake. A tragic accident derailed the future she’d hoped for, taking the life of the man she’d planned to spend forever with.

As a self-imposed penance for her solitary sin, Carlene has given up on every dream she ever had. She has committed to spend every remaining moment trying to make up for that one instance when everything changed.

Then she gets a second chance.

When Carlene meets Nick, the single kiss they share awakens the desires she shoved aside for so long. Suddenly she wants more than what she believe she deserves. Will she ever see him again? And if she does, what will that mean for her?

A thing of fate.

Leaving the life she built on regret, Carlene waits for fate to intervene. But just as she begins to believe in a fresh start, she’s forced to realize a horrible truth—one with the power to send her second chance crashing before it even takes off.

Nick isn’t who she thought he was. She isn’t the girl he believed her to be, either. Their lives were intertwined even before they met, and if Carlene tells him the truth, she’ll risk tearing them apart—for good.

** Due to sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18. **

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Sunny’s Review of Friend-Zoned (Friend-Zoned #1)

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Published April 2013

Genres: Contemporary Romance, Humor

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17948485-friend-zoned?from_search=true

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Nikolai Leokov never thought he’d fall in love with the only girl he’s ever befriended. 

Valentina Tomic has issues with commitment after the ultimate betrayal. 

When Tina decides to make broody Nik’s day better, she never thought she would end up friends with the hard man. 

Nik has never had a woman be so affectionate to him without expecting something in return. 

Nik and Tina cordially invite you to read Friend-zoned. 

A story of friendship, humour and love.

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Review of Snow Fence Road

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Published June 2013 

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18045722-snow-fence-road?ac=1

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A village on the coast of Maine holds painful secrets—
the kind only the miracle of new love can heal.

Tormented by her fiancé’s death, Tess Johansen escapes to the only place that can still comfort her—the Spinnaker Inn in coastal Maine. Here in this place by the sea she feels close enough to the man she lost to numb the pain, if not the guilt.

For local craftsman, Evan Marston, the ramshackle inn serves only as a grim reminder of the accident that shattered his life and killed the woman he once loved. But while the Spinnaker’s walls may hold guilt and grief and suspicion, they might also house a bright new spark.

Drawn together by a love they never expected, Tess and Evan begin to unravel the mysteries of their pasts and question the miracle at work in their wounded hearts—until one fateful evening along a snow fence road …

Length: 166 pages

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Book Tour & Giveaway for Life on the Lam Series: The Escape Diaries & Crazy for You

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The Escape Diaries: Life and Love on the Lam [reissue]

By Juliet Rosetti

Published by Loveswept

On Sale December 9, 2013

ISBN: 978-0-345-53431-6

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Introducing the hilarious new heroine, Mazie Maguire, in Juliet Rosetti’s irresistible debut novel that follows the outrageous adventure of a woman on the run.

Wrongly convicted of killing her philandering husband, Mazie Maguire is three years into her life sentence when fate intervenes—in the form of a tornado. Just like that, she’s on the other side of the fence, running through swamps and cornfields, big box stores and suburban subdivisions. Hoping to find out who really murdered her husband, Mazie must stay a few steps ahead of both the law and her mother-in-law, who would like nothing better than to personally administer Mazie the death penalty via lethal snickerdoodle. With the Feds in hot pursuit and the national media hyping her story, Mazie stumbles upon a vast political conspiracy and a man who might just be worth a conjugal visit—if she survives.

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Amazon: The Escape Diaries: Life and Love on the Lam (A Loveswept Contemporary Romance) (Mazie Maguire)
B&N  |  iBookstore  |  Google Play  |  Kobo  |  all other retailers

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Blog Tour: Review, Playlist & Giveaway for Fighting Redemption by Kate McCarthy

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Fighting Redemption by Kate McCarthy

FightingRedemption_Ebook (1)Ryan Kendall is broken. He understands pain. He knows the hand of violence and the ache of loss. He knows what it means to fail those who need you. Being broken doesn’t stop him wanting the one thing he can’t have; Finlay Tanner. Her smile is sweet and her future bright. She’s the girl he grew up with, the girl he loves, the girl he protects from the world, and from himself.At nineteen, Ryan leaves to join the Australian Army. After years of training he becomes an elite SAS soldier and deploys to the Afghanistan war. His patrol undertakes the most dangerous missions a soldier can face. But no matter how far he runs, or how hard he fights, his need for Finlay won’t let go.

Returning home after six years, one look is all it takes to know he can’t live without her. But sometimes love isn’t enough to heal what hurts. Sometimes people like him can’t be fixed, and sometimes people like Finlay deserve more than what’s left.

This is a story about war and the cost of sacrifice. Where bonds are formed, and friendships found. Where those who are strong, fall hard. Where love is let go, heartache is born, and heroes are made. Where one man learns that the hardest fight of all, is the fight to save himself.

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 2, 2013

Book Blast & Giveaway for April Love

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April Love by Nancy Fraser

Cover_AprilLoveEleanor Martin is every company’s dream employee. She arrives early, stays late and never misses a day. If it weren’t for Eleanor’s skill as a private secretary, her architect boss would never make a deadline. Not only does she keep him on track, she runs interference between him and his over-bearing mother, his deadbeat brother, and the half dozen or so women who want to bed him and/or wed him.

When Jess Norton acquires a new client who asks him to build a palatial hideaway on Grand Cayman Island, Jess is certain he’ll never be able to complete the multi-million dollar job without the help of his efficient secretary. Despite her reservations, he convinces Eleanor to accompany him on the assignment of a lifetime.

The sun and the sand cast the perfect spell for romance But will the tides turn in the opposite direction? 

Now Free on Amazon:  April Love (Golden Decade of Rock and Roll)

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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway for Fighting Redemption

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Fighting Redemption by  Kate McCarthy

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Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 2, 2013
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Ryan Kendall is broken. He understands pain. He knows the hand of violence and the ache of loss. He knows what it means to fail those who need you. Being broken doesn’t stop him wanting the one thing he can’t have; Finlay Tanner. Her smile is sweet and her future bright. She’s the girl he grew up with, the girl he loves, the girl he protects from the world, and from himself.

At nineteen, Ryan leaves to join the Australian Army. After years of training he becomes an elite SAS soldier and deploys to the Afghanistan war. His patrol undertakes the most dangerous missions a soldier can face. But no matter how far he runs, or how hard he fights, his need for Finlay won’t let go.

Returning home after six years, one look is all it takes to know he can’t live without her. But sometimes love isn’t enough to heal what hurts. Sometimes people like him can’t be fixed, and sometimes people like Finlay deserve more than what’s left.

This is a story about war and the cost of sacrifice. Where bonds are formed, and friendships found. Where those who are strong, fall hard. Where love is let go, heartache is born, and heroes are made. Where one man learns that the hardest fight of all, is the fight to save himself.

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Book Tour & Giveaway for Chance of Rain

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ChanceOfRain-AmberLinGenre: Contemporary Romance

Tone: Playful, Emotional

Heat Level: Very, very sexy

Publisher: Carina Press

Publishing Date: November 4

Series: N/A

Format: Digital

Words: 48K

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18618567-chance-of-rain?ac=1

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Cover Reveal for Honor Reclaimed (HORNET #2)

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Title: Honor Reclaimed (HORNET, #2)
Hero: Seth Harlan
Genre: Contemporary Romance/ Romantic Suspense
ISBN: 978-1-62061-258-3
Ebook ISBN: 978-1-62266-254-8
Imprint: Entangled Select

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