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Summer Reader Appreciation Daily Giveaway #2

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 with 1 comment

Jul 31, 2018



The Trouble with Twelfth Grave

Charley Davidson #12

Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is back in the twelfth installment of Darynda Jones' New York Times bestselling paranormal series, The Trouble with Twelfth Grave.

Ever since Reyes Farrow escaped from a hell dimension in which Charley Davidson accidentally trapped him, the son of Satan has been brimstone-bent on destroying the world his heavenly Brother created. His volatile tendencies have put Charley in a bit of a pickle. But that's not the only briny vegetable on her plate. While trying to domesticate the feral being that used to be her husband, she also has to deal with her everyday life of annoying all manner of beings--some corporeal, some not so much--as she struggles to right the wrongs of society. Only this time she's not uncovering a murder. This time she's covering one up.

Add to that her new occupation of keeping a startup PI venture--the indomitable mystery-solving team of Amber Kowalski and Quentin Rutherford--out of trouble and dealing with the Vatican's inquiries into her beloved daughter, and Charley is on the brink of throwing in the towel and becoming a professional shopper. Or possibly a live mannequin. But when someone starts attacking humans who are sensitive to the supernatural world, Charley knows it's time to let loose her razor sharp claws. Then again, her number one suspect is the dark entity she's loved for centuries. So the question becomes: Can she tame the unruly beast before it destroys everything she's worked so hard to protect?


Enter Charley's World.









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Meet Darynda Jones


NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier. As a born storyteller, she grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, annoying man and beast alike.
She currently has two series with St. Martin's Press, the Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. Darynda lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband of more than 25 years and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys.







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Release Day Blitz & Giveway: The Case of the Sexy Shakespearean by Tara Lain

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A cozy mystery with a tongue-tied nerd of a history professor tempted by a gorgeous graduate student and millions of dollars if he can solve one of history's greatest mysteries -- who was Shakespeare really?




The Case of the Sexy Shakespearean
by Tara Lain

Blurb:

Dr. Llewellyn Lewis leads a double life, as both an awkward but distinguished history professor and the more flamboyant Ramon Rondell, infamous writer of sensational historical theories. It's Ramon who first sets eyes on a gorgeous young man dancing in a club, but Llewellyn who meets teaching assistant Blaise Arthur formally at an event held for wealthy socialite Anne de Vere, descendant of Edward de Vere, seventeenth Earl of Oxford-who some believe was the real Shakespeare. Anne wants Llewellyn to prove that claim, even though many have tried and failed. And she's willing to offer a hefty donation to the university if he succeeds.

It also means a chance for Llewellyn to get to know Blaise much better.

Not everyone thinks Llewellyn should take the case-or the money. Between feuding siblings, rival patrons, jealous colleagues, and greedy administrators, almost anyone could be trying to thwart his work... and one of them is willing to kill to do it.

When Anne de Vere turns up dead, the police believe Blaise is the murderer. Only the shy, stuttering professor who has won his heart can prove otherwise...


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Excerpt

Blaise said, “I’m so sorry, Dr. Lewis. I just don’t have good sense sometimes. I never should have put you in such a terrible position. I apologize from my soul.”
“N-not your f-f-fault.”
“Yes, it is. I completely overstepped my bounds. I feel like I know you, and I acted inappropriately.”
Llewellyn took a breath. “Y-you tried to make me f-feel comfortable.” He spoke slowly and got most of the words out. He didn’t want Blaise to take the blame.
Blaise smiled softly. “Yes, I did.”
Anne stepped closer. “Please don’t go until I’ve had a chance to tell you why I came.”
He met her gaze, and his whole stomach clenched. No. No way. “I—I—”
“Please let me tell you. You must know that Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, is one of the people most often named as the true author of the works of Shakespeare.”
Blaise looked up at Llewellyn. “He is? I thought it was, like, Marlowe or Bacon.”
“No, no.” Anne waved a hand dismissively. “The Earl of Oxford has long been regarded as the most likely candidate to have written both the sonnets and the plays.”
“Yes, he’s one of the top candidates, if you believe such things.” The voice came from the sidewalk beside his car, and Llewellyn looked up to see George Stanley, Van Pelt, the Echevarrias, as well as the whole crew of dinner guests, with one or two defections, gathering there.
If I drive away, maybe I could just go to North Dakota and hide for the rest of my life? He swiped a hand over his face. Right, they love gay freaks there.
Anne frowned. “Not one of them, the most prominent among them, as I’m sure Dr. Lewis will agree.” He said nothing, and she didn’t seem to care. She was on a roll. “It’s been a dream of my family to investigate the earl’s position in this mystery for some time.”
I could run. Forget the car.
“That’s why I’ve sought out Dr. Lewis. He’s renowned throughout the world for uncovering new evidence in some of the great questions of history.” Her voice rang out like she was in a Shakespearean play herself. “That’s why I want him to prove beyond a doubt that my ancestor, Edward de Vere, the seventeenth Earl of Oxford, is the real author of the works of William Shakespeare.”
Llewellyn shook his head back and forth like a befuddled cow. “So many tr-tr-tried. C-can’t—”
She raised her voice even more. “And I’m prepared to present the university with a historical research grant of five million dollars in order to prove this claim. One million to go to Dr. Lewis and the rest for dedication of the history building to my ancestor, Edward de Vere.”
For a second the whole street—the whole world—went silent.
Someone—maybe Echevarria—murmured, “No.”
Then Van Pelt’s voice rang out. “Well, that sounds like one of the most exciting and worthwhile historical research undertakings I’ve ever heard.”
Running wasn’t enough. Maybe he should vomit. 






About the Author


Tara Lain writes the Beautiful Boys of Romance in LGBT romance novels that star her unique, charismatic heroes. Her best-selling novels have garnered awards for Best Series, Best Contemporary Romance, Best Erotic Romance, Best Ménage, Best LGBT Romance,  Best Gay Characters, and more. Readers often call her books “sweet,” even with all that hawt sex, because Tara believes in love and her books deliver on happily-ever-after. In addition to writing dozens and dozens of romance novels,  Tara also owns an advertising and public relations firm. Her love of creating book titles comes from years of manifesting ad headlines for everything from analytical instruments to semiconductors. She does workshops on both author promotion and writing craft. Together with her soulmate husband and her soulmate Dog, she recently realized a vision to live where there were a lot more trees and a lot fewer cars by moving to Ashland, Oregon. She hasn’t stopped smiling since. 

You can find Tara at Lain

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Summer Reader Appreciation Daily Giveaway #1

Posted on Jul 30, 2018 with No comments

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Early Review: Craving His Best Friend's Ex by Katherine Garbera

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Heartbreak gives her only one place to turn...the arms of a forbidden man.

Until now, Crissanne Moss has been off-limits. As his best friend's significant other, she is Ethan Caruthers's friend, too. So he's always snuffed out any spark between them. Now Crissanne is single and seeking comfort. Ethan is happy to give her all she needs--and desires. But can their friendship truly become more when one explosive revelation changes everything

3 STARS


Craving His Best Friend's Ex by Katherine Garbera is a good weekend read.  Ethan has been in lust with Crissanne since forever but she has always been off limits.  Everything changes when Crissanne comes knocking on his door.  Crissanne and Ethan have some steamy moments. I really had an issue with Ethan not fighting for what he wanted and Crissanne for not being stronger.   There was a lack of communication between characters that never allowed me to really connect with them. Craving His Best Friend’s Ex has many ups and downs but has a great ending.






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Publisher: Harlequin Books
Pub Date: Aug. 1, 2018

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Summer Reader Appreciation Giveaway 2018

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Hello Readers!!!

We are so excited to announce the Summer Reader Appreciation Giveaway! 
 It will be an honor to host this event and showcase so many great authors. 
The best part is that our amazing fellow readers and supporters will have 
the opportunity to win. 

The grand prize this year will be a $100 Amazon Gift Card.


Click on the Link below to Enter
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Amber’s Passion for Books, Got Fiction, Enchantress of Books and RA have an amazing line up of books from some of our favorite authors for this event.

Make sure to check back daily for the giveaway links.



August 3rd  
#5
August 7th   
#9
August 9th
#11
Viviana, Enchantress of Books


A special THANK YOU to the wonderful authors 
who helped sponsor the event. 


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SALE ALERT: 20% OFF - Shameless 2018 Tickets

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 with No comments

Jul 25, 2018


It's Christmas in July!! 
You know what that means..... SALE!

Get 20% OFF your tickets to the 
Today Only!


The Shameless Book Con occurs October 19-21, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Double Tree Hotel by Universal Studios. 

To get your 20% Off use code: XMASINJULY 

Sale Begins: 7/25/18 12:00am ET and Ends: 7/25/18 11:59pm PT

Only valid on new purchases of the Author Signing All-Day Saturday Ticket & UnHoly Day: Candy & Spoons Sunday Ticket


Get your tickets here!
You can see the current list of authors signing here.




New For 2018

  • VIP ticket includes UnHoly Day Sunday entry
  • No-Frills Signing ticket available
  • Online ticket purchase closes Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 12pm
  • Fast Passes and Golden Tickets will not be issued
  • Wi-fi access is available on Saturday for all attendees for a small fee as outlined by the convention space
  • An access code will be provided upon check-in


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Some important things to know!!

  • As with many signings, the limited capacity VIP tickets WILL sell out quickly
  • Refunds are not available
  • Ticket holders may transfer their ticket by changing the name and email address on the ticket in Eventbrite
  • Shameless representatives will not transfer tickets
  • Tickets may be purchased on-site, however personalized name badges may not be available
  • Additional registration may be required in the future for smaller capacity events


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Early Review: Deep Cover (Love Over Duty #3) by Scarlett Cole

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 with No comments

Jul 24, 2018


ARE THEY IN TOO DEEP?

Ex-Navy SEAL Cabe Moss always comes when called to duty―at all costs. Even though the death of his fiancée nearly destroyed him, Cabe won’t let his past interfere with any work that has to get done. When his latest task pushes him to team up with FBI Agent Amy Murray, a fierce beauty with the undercover skills to match, Cabe must admit that, for the first time in years, he wants to do more than just complete their mission together…

Amy was born ready for this assignment, but working side-by-side with the the strong, silent, and frustratingly professional Cabe seems to be the biggest challenge of all. But when the sparks begin to fly―and the stakes rise to dangerous heights―the only thing Amy is left worrying about is how she can resist him. Their lives may be in danger, but their hearts hold the biggest risk of all…

 

4 STARS


Deep Cover is another hit in Scarlett Cole’s Love Over Duty Series!

Cabe Moss is an ex-Navy SEAL and one of three owners with his best friends of Eagle Securities. Two years ago, his fiancé was killed and he’s still dealing with her loss. While out with his friends on what would have been his fiancée’s birthday, he meets a woman at the bar. It’s the first time he’s really noticed another woman since his fiancé’s death, but he leaves before anything can happen.

Little did he know she’s an FBI agent and that they would end up having to work together on a case. His security firm is trying to take down a possible money laundering scheme and the FBI is working a case about missing women employees at the Lucky Seven Casino. The two cases may be connected so they are working together.

Amy goes undercover as a dealer at the casino to try and find out what happened with the missing women while Cabe and his team are doing surveillance/getting intel in the money laundering side of things.

As the two spend more time working together, it’s gets harder to keep things professional between them. The chemistry is hot between these two!

But the stakes are getting higher in the case and danger is just around the corner. Amy has found herself in a very dangerous situation and time is running out to save to her.

With hot romance, suspense and a story that kept me turning the pages, Deep Cover was a very entertaining read!




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Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pub Date: July 31st, 2018

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Countdown to The Governess Game

Posted on Jul 23, 2018 with 1 comment

Jul 23, 2018


Countdown to 

The Governess Game


August 28th is drawing near!

There's been some exciting whisperings and reviews already for THE GOVERNESS GAME.

“[A] whimsical and wryly inventive masterpiece… Dare reels readers in and then keeps them firmly hooked with her distinctive blend of exuberant characters, lively dialogue, buoyant wit, and bone-melting sensuality.” ~Booklist, starred review
“A captivating love story. Dare continues her splendid, quirky Girl Meets Duke series with wit, heart, and humor.” ~Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Find a complete list of all your pre-order links are here.

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THE GOVERNESS GAME



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