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Pre-Order Blast: Her Noble Highlander by Jennae Vale

Posted on Aug 17, 2017 with No comments


The highly anticipated second book in the The Mackalls of Dunnet Head series releases on September 15, 2017. 
Pre-order your copy now!





Two marriageable sisters, one highland laird.  What could possibly go wrong?

Isla and Merry Mackall are of marriageable age and Laird Aleck Sinclair is interested, but which sister is most suited to becoming Lady Sinclair?  Isla is a warrior at heart and has no wish to be a wife.  Merry is her exact opposite, everything a highland laird like Aleck Sinclair could ask for.  The sisters each believe the other should be the one to marry Laird Sinclair and while Aleck’s physical attraction is to Isla, he sees Merry’s sweet and nurturing demeanor to be more fitting for a wife.  His decision is complicated by the mysterious appearance of a bairn from the future who appears courtesy of Edna Campbell and Anania, the Elven Queen.  The child must be protected at any cost.  Nurturing instincts, which she was sure she didn’t possess, arise in Isla as she vows to protect the child with her life if necessary.  Aleck, intent on finding the bairns Ma, clashes with Isla who has grown attached to the little one.

Protecting the child and returning her to the future will complicate matters as they fight a man who seeks vengeance against Edna and wants the child for his own evil purpose.  A lot is riding on this, including the future of the Sinclair name.








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The Mackalls of Dunnet Head Series!




Her Trusted Highlander
Bk 1







About The Author

Jennae Vale is an author of romance with a touch of magic. Her Scottish Medieval time travel series The Thistle & Hive, Books One through Four, is available in print and ebook versions from Amazon. The first book in her new series, The Mackalls of Dunnet Head has been released, with more to come throughout 2016.

Jennae started life in Massachusetts as part of a large extended Irish and Italian family of imaginative story tellers, but now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, her dog, two cats and four chickens. Storytelling is her passion, but Jennae also loves to quilt,  cook, read and indulge in her crafting obsession when she’s not writing.

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Enchantress of Books Presents: Gift Ideas for the Book Lover #108

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 with No comments


It's Wednesday and Viviana, Enchantress of Books  has this week's Gift Ideas for the Book Lover ready for you to check out! 



Hi Everyone!! Welcome to Gift Ideas for the Book Lover! A weekly series sharing awesome items that the book lover in your life and/or you will love!!  Let me know what you think! 




Raise your hand if this T-shirt says "You"
I know this is 100% any book lover!! 
Black not your color? Great news! 
They have it also available in light blue, red, navy blue and blue!


Grocery Shopping? Going to the beach? Picnic at the park? Where ever it is you're going, this tote says it all!  Do you have a favorite book boyfriend you'd want to take on any of these places? Or like the tote says..... LOL! Tell me in the comments below! 



No respectable bibliophile will *gasp* bend the corner of the page! The horror!!
These bookmarks are not only cute but useful! This set of four bookmarks will clip onto your page and not damage your favorite book(s)! 
and these are just as awesome!

Thought I'd share a little bit about myself.... I love cats! I have four and they are adorable! Affectionate and well, basically, lap cats. When I saw this Cat Reading Figurine, I immediately smiled! I do wish that my kitties (they they are adults, but kitties sounds so much nicer than "cats") would hang out with me like this vs. trying to sit on the book I'm reading. Or headbutting the book... LOL


See you next week!
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This Week: Marvel ~ Defenders on NETFLIX

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Marvel’s The Defenders follows Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Iron Fist (Finn Jones). A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal – to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.

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August 18th

 



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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: GRAND SLAM by Heidi McLaughlin

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 with No comments



Win the game. Lose your heart. Everyone knows who I am and that I could have any female fan I want. That's supposed to be the "perk" of playing left field for the Boston Renegades. But I don't want just any woman; I want her. She should be just another face in the crowd, but I can't stop thinking about the one night we spent together-and her look of regret the morning after.


Because Saylor Blackwell is the kind of woman who haunts a man. Smart, sexy as hell, and one of the best managers in the business. She's every ballplayer's dream woman. And I'd do anything to make things right with her. I'm done sitting on the bench when it comes to Saylor Blackwell. Time to swing for the fences.








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 Excerpt


GRAND SLAM EXCERPT

Whenever I wake up with a hangover, I often ask myself why I drank so much and promise that I’ll never do it again. That promise is something I’ve been breaking for the past few days, and up until now, I didn’t care.
I had hoped the booze would muddy my memory of last night, but it hasn’t. Every word she said, every expression she had, every punch to my chest to get me out of her apartment is crystal clear. I fucked up, and I don’t even know how. All I know is that the sobs I heard on the other side of Saylor’s door last night were enough to sober my stupid ass up.
For hours, I sat against her door, until a resident suggested I leave or they were going to call the police. If I hadn’t been arrested ear- lier, I probably would have encouraged them to dial Boston’s Finest. Another man might understand my plight. The woman that I want to be with kicked me out of her house, and while I probably deserved it, I didn’t want to leave until she stopped crying. I didn’t want to be the one to walk away in her time of need.
But as egos go—and believe me, mine is huge—I couldn’t let it get in the way any longer, so I walked my drunk ass back home with my tail between my legs, only to stay up all night while the booze wore off, knowing that I had to live with whatever I’d done to Saylor.
She’s the last person in the world who I want to hurt, and she’s the one person who can save me. Not only from a life behind bars, but from myself. When I’m with her, I’m a different person. The cocky son of a bitch whom everyone is used to doesn’t exist when she’s near me, and frankly, that is the man I like, or at least I used to. It’s easier being a fucking douche. It’s second nature to me and comes with the territory of being named one of the citys most eligible bachelors.

Except when I’m with Saylor, I can be the man who hides in the shadow of that Travis Kidd. I can be the kind of man who doesn’t have to have a one-liner available or wink in order to get a phone number. When I’m with her, life outside of baseball starts to have a meaning, a fucking purpose.




THE BOYS OF SUMMER SERIES

THIRD BASE, #1
HOME RUN, #2
GRAND SLAM, #3


ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Heidi is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author.

Originally from Portland, Oregon and raised in the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband and two daughters. Also renting space in their home is an over-hyper Beagle/Jack Russell, Buttercup and a Highland Westie/Mini Schnauzer, JiLL and her brother, Racicot.
When she isn’t writing one of the many stories planned for release, you’ll find her sitting courtside during either daughter’s basketball games.
Heidi’s first novel, Forever My Girl, is currently in production for a major motion picture.

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Cover Reveal Blitz: Cataclysmic Shift by Tara Lain

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 with No comments


Cat or man? Duty or love? 
Who prevails after the great cataclysmic shift?


Check out the brand new cover for the 2nd Edition of CATACLYSMIC SHIFT!



Cataclysmic Shift
(The Aloysius Tales Series, Bk #3)
by Tara Lain


Blurb:

Super cat, Aloysius, may be the most powerful witch’s familiar in the world, but when he takes a blast at the hand of an evil witch he loses it all -- power, memory, and his feline form -- to become the ethereal human beauty, Alain Bellarose. When Alain wakes up naked on the floor surrounded by dogs and cats, his eyes first set upon Luke Elliott, the handsome and mysterious veterinarian. Suddenly, the prospect of being human doesn’t seem so bad. 

Luke has a lot to hide and he likes animals way more than people, but he can’t resist the flamboyant boy who washes his face with the side of his hand and tries to lick his own privates! The loss of Aloysius depletes the power of the Witch Master, Killian Barth, and that of his “secret weapon” Sammy and leaves their coven sitting ducks for two very nasty females. When Alain discovers that he’s really a powerful cat, he’s faced with the ultimate choice. To protect his community, or stay with the man he loves.




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Release Date: 

September 13th, 2017 



Excerpt


Blaine stroked the silky black fur and looked up at Killian with pleading eyes. “Okay, baby, do your stuff. Make him well.”

Killian took a breath. He placed both hands on the slim body. Only a small spark of life force pulsed, but it was steady. Thank gods. “He took a strong hit. Those females are very powerful.” Sadly, without Aloysius, Killian was less so.

With focus, he ran a ripple of energy into the cat. “Come on, guy.” The strong heart beat faster, but his eyes didn’t open. Al was a mighty creature. Even that huge hit shouldn’t have been able to keep him down.

Another stream of energy flowed from Killian’s hands and his mind.

Blaine frowned. “Why isn’t he waking up?”

“I don’t know, darling.” Killian closed his eyes and focused on the still point that was Aloysiusness. Odd. Somehow changed. Oh gods. Al had to be okay. The world’s most powerful familiar could not be put down. He couldn’t be.

“My God, Professor. What happened to your cat?”

Killian’s eyes flew open. Hells, he’d forgotten where they were. The next class was coming in. He looked up at the girl who often sat in the front row of his witchcraft class. “Hello, Miss Eberle. He fell and got injured. He’s alive but unconscious.”

She knelt down, her pretty face a study in sympathy. “Oh no, he’s such a wonderful cat. He has to be okay.”

“Yes, he does have to be okay. Dr. Genneau and I are going to take good care of him.”

She looked up with tears glistening. “Take him to the vet right away.”

“Uh, yes. Yes, we will.” He reached down and carefully picked up Al’s limp body. Blaine huddled beside him, and they started walking toward the side door where Blaine had come in. Students gathered around and murmured their hopes and wishes. Funny, that was what some of them called him—Mr. Wishes. Al was a very popular cat at the university.

Moving slowly, they finally got to Killian’s car in the back lot. Thank gods he hadn’t brought the motorcycle today. Blaine climbed into the passenger seat, and Killian laid Aloysius on his lap. Tears dripped off Blaine’s chin. Not much made Blaine cry.

Killian petted Blaine’s head and then Al’s soft side. He knelt beside the car and laid his head on Blaine’s leg, beside the cat. “He’s alive. And he’s so powerful, Blaine. He has to be all right.” But what in the hells to do?

Blaine wiped a tear from his cheek. “That girl had an idea. He’s a cat. Maybe we should take him to a vet?”

Killian raised his head. “But he’s not a cat.”

“He has a cat’s body. There’s a guy in my men’s group who’s a vet. Young, but he seems real capable and compassionate. I could call him.”


Killian’s eyes widened. “Take a witch’s familiar to a vet?”




The Aloysius Tales Series






Book #1
Spell Cat


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Bk #2

Brush With Catastrophe 


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Grab the first two books in the series and get all caught up before the release of Cataclysmic Shift!



About the Author



Tara Lain writes the Beautiful Boys of Romance in gay romance novels that star her unique, charismatic heroes. Her first novel was published in January of 2011 and she’s now somewhere around book 40. Her best-selling novels have garnered awards for Best Series, Best Contemporary Romance, Best Paranormal Romance, Best Ménage, Best LGBT Romance, Best Gay Characters, Best Romantic Suspense, and more. In her other job, Tara owns an advertising and public relations firm. She often does workshops on both author promotion and writing craft. She lives with her soul-mate husband and her soul-mate dog near the sea in California where she sets a lot of her books. Passionate about diversity, justice, and new experiences, Tara says on her tombstone it will say “Yes”!


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