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Friday, February 28, 2014

Cover Reveal: Caged in Winter by Brighton Walsh



In this emotional and sexy New Adult debut from Brighton Walsh, the only thing more frightening than commitment is hope…

Aspiring chef Cade Maxwell is immediately, viscerally attracted to Winter Jacobson. But it’s not her mouthwatering curves he’s drawn to—it’s the strange emptiness in her eyes. When Cade saves her from a drunken customer with grabby hands, he’s shocked at her response…

Winter doesn’t need Cade’s help. After a lifetime of getting by on her own, she’s happy to rely on herself. She’s exactly seventy-six days away from graduating college, and if she can hold it together that long, she’ll finally be able to rise above the crappy hand she was dealt.

But now, every time she turns around, Cade is there, ready to push her, smile at her, distract her from her plans. Winter knows she can’t afford to open up—especially to a man she’s terrified to actually want.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Guest Post by Connie L Smith, author of Emblazed

Emblazed
The Division Chronicles
Connie L Smith

After all the preparations, Nicholai’s warriors stand on the threshold of warfare, the demons entering the realm in battalions and the world unknowingly depending on the army’s success to continue intact. But the battle is only the beginning of deadly struggles, and the soldiers will soon realize how little they know, how many things are at stake, and how much they have to lose.

Love, hate, hope, despair, anguish, joy… The journey is a gauntlet of emotion and combat, threatening their resolve as much as their lives.

Will their training and ties be enough, or will the complications and the forthcoming evil forever cripple the world’s last hope of survival?

Hello everyone!  How is your Thursday going?  Mine is real good - but I gotta tell ya, I'm over winter!!!  So today I have an awesome guest post from Connie Smith, author of Emblazed.  Don't you just love that cover?  And the post is awesome, all Disney themed - some things that might make you go "hmmmmm!"

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Everlasting by Candace Knoebel, Promo!

Everlasting
Candace Knoebel

What if your destiny lay on the other side of death?

The annual Culling ceremony is a day every coming-of-age novice looks forward to within the Primeval Coven. It’s the start to being initiated into the Night Watchmen, humankind’s protectors, and it’s the long-awaited day when novices discover if they’re a Hunter or a Witch.

But this day is not a happy one for Faye Middleton. Not when she’s known her whole life that she’s a Defect and is about to face banishment in front of her fellow novices. She’s forced to attend the Culling with little hope for her future, but what she discovers about herself is far worse than she could’ve imagined. And far more dangerous.

Thrown into training and separated from her friends, Faye must learn to adjust. She struggles to find her place within the Coven, and with Jaxen Gramm, the darkly handsome and extremely unnerving man assigned to watch and protect her. Emotions run high, and when she discovers a deadly secret about him, her struggles deepen. As corruption within the Coven begins to unravel, Faye pieces together her role in saving the future of her people, and within Jaxen’s life...but will the truth save her, or be her undoing?

Hello!!  Today I have an awesome Dreamcast post for you today, for Candace Knoebel's latest release, Everlasting.  Hope you enjoy!


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Review & Giveaway: Hard As You Can by Laura Kaye

Title: Hard As You Can
Series: Hard Ink #2
Author: Laura Kaye
Published: February 25th, Harper Collins/Avon
Format: Egalley, from Edelweiss.  Thank you Harper Collins!

Five dishonored soldiers.Former Special Forces.One last mission.These are the men of Hard Ink. 

Ever since hard-bodied, drop-dead-charming Shane McCallan strolled into the dance club where Crystal Dean works, he’s shown a knack for getting beneath her defenses. For her little sister’s sake, Crystal can’t get too close. Until her job and Shane’s mission intersect, and he reveals talents that go deeper than she could have guessed. 

Shane would never turn his back on a friend in need, especially a former Special Forces teammate running a dangerous, off-the-books operation. Nor can he walk away from Crystal. The gorgeous waitress is hiding secrets she doesn't want him to uncover. Too bad. He’s exactly the man she needs to protect her sister, her life, and her heart. All he has to do is convince her that when something feels this good, you hold on as hard as you can—and never let go.


Holy.Crap. Laura Kaye, I love you.

Tuesday Jams - Flobots (Rise!)




Tuesday Jams!!

Want to share that song you been loving like crazy lately? Just grab the image above or make your own...and whether you have a blog or not, you can either leave your link in the linky below OR in the comment section. 

You can show a video, a music player..whatever suites your fancy. Just remember to have some fun!

Monday, February 24, 2014

Spotlight on The Shadow Soul by Kaitlyn Davis

The Shadow Soul
Kaitlyn Davis

Jinji has been haunted by the death of her twin brother for ten years. Now, on the dawn of her joining, the nightmare that claimed him has returned for her. 

Prince Whylrhen is determined to prevent the past from repeating itself. His kingdom is expecting a new heir, and he will stop at nothing to keep the child safe. 


Though they've never met, the two share a deep secret—magic. Jinji can weave the elements to create master illusions and Whylrhen can pull burning flames into his flesh. But neither of them knows what they are truly capable of until a chance encounter brings them together. For their story has played out before, in a long forgotten time—an age of myth that is about to be reborn…

Hey everyone!  For your Monday enjoyment, I have a bit of a spotlight from The Shadow Soul by Kaitlyn Davis!  I haven't read this book in particular, but I have read others from Kaitlyn - and I just love her writing style!  So I hope you dig it, let me know what you think!

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Review: Deeper by Robin York

Title: Deeper
Series: Caroline & West, #1
Author: Robin York
Published: January 24, 2014 - Bantam
Format: Egalley, Edelweiss - Thank you!

When Caroline Piasecki’s ex-boyfriend posts their sex pictures on the Internet, it destroys her reputation as a nice college girl. Suddenly her once-promising future doesn’t look so bright. Caroline tries to make the pictures disappear, hoping time will bury her shame. Then a guy she barely knows rises to her defense and punches her ex to the ground.

West Leavitt is the last person Caroline needs in her life. Everyone knows he’s shady. Still, Caroline is drawn to his confidence and swagger—even after promising her dad she’ll keep her distance. On late, sleepless nights, Caroline starts wandering into the bakery where West works.

They hang out, they talk, they listen. Though Caroline and West tell each other they’re “just friends,” their feelings intensify until it becomes impossible to pretend. The more complicated her relationship with West gets, the harder Caroline has to struggle to discover what she wants for herself—and the easier it becomes to find the courage she needs to fight back against the people who would judge her.

When all seems lost, sometimes the only place to go is deeper.


“What if you go after the love of your life and it ruins you? What if you don’t, and you figure out you’re already ruined?”

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Guest Post & Giveaway: Passion of Sleepy Hollow by Lexi Post

Passion of Sleepy Hollow
Lexi Post

Recluse Braeden Van Brunt is not happy to be the Headless Horseman…until he meets Katrina Van Tassel, owner of the Sleepy Hollow Inn, whose allure bewitches him from the front desk into the bedroom. When he discovers Kat and the village of Sleepy Hollow are cursed to exist in the present day for only one weekend a year, he realizes the sacrifice he must make if he wants to keep her.

Katrina Van Tassel lives between slivers of time. She thought she was through grieving her betrothed’s death, but her dreams flare to life when his mirror image arrives, requesting a room. Drawn to Braeden, she is taken to more erotic heights of intimacy than she ever imagined, but she can’t be sure if her heart is with him or the love from her past.

Knowing he must conquer both time and ghosts to keep the only woman he’s ever loved, Braeden must put the past to rest. But the dead may not rest in Sleepy Hollow.

Hey everyone!  Today I have a guest post from author Lexi Post.  Passion of Sleepy Hollow sounds like a great book, hope you enjoy the post and add it to your TBR!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Spotlight & Giveaway: The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh

The Fever Tree
Jennifer McVeigh
  In London she was caged by society.
In South Africa, she is dangerously free.

Frances Irvine, left destitute in the wake of her father’s sudden death, has been forced to abandon her life of wealth and privilege in London and emigrate to the Southern Cape of Africa. 1880 South Africa is a country torn apart by greed. In this remote and inhospitable land she becomes entangled with two very different men—one driven by ambition, the other by his ideals. Only when the rumor of a smallpox epidemic takes her into the dark heart of the diamond mines does she see her path to happiness. But this is a ruthless world of avarice and exploitation, where the spoils of the rich come at a terrible human cost and powerful men will go to any lengths to keep the mines in operation. Removed from civilization and disillusioned by her isolation, Frances must choose between passion and integrity, a decision that has devastating consequences.

 The Fever Tree is a compelling portrait of colonial South Africa, its raw beauty and deprivation alive in equal measure. But above all it is a love story about how—just when we need it most—fear can blind us to the truth.

Hey everyone!!  Today is just a quickie post - a spotlight with a giveaway for The Fever Tree!  What do you think, is this going on your TBR?  The giveaway is for a print copy - sorry, US only!

Monday, February 17, 2014

Review: Hot Tango by Sidney Bristol


Title: Hot Tango
Series: Good Guys Wear Black #1
Author: Sidney Bristol
Published: January 2014, Ellora's Cave
Format: Ebook provided for review
Goodreads | Amazon

SWAT officer Cole Westling walks a fine line of control. If his wife knew exactly what he wanted to do to her, he’d lose the most precious thing in his life. Instead, he throws himself into work.

Tanya Westling did not leave her job as a globe-trotting humanitarian to spend her nights playing roller derby and sleeping alone. Armed with a few adult toys and a prayer, she challenges him to a sensual game that will strip away their ideas of what sex should be.

Cole’s surprised but it’s his dream come true. With each sexual encounter, the walls between them come crumbling down and each must face the truth of what their marriage has been and what it could be.

Inside Scoop: Contains an alpha hero who wants sex at all hours and a heroine who knows what she wants, just not the words to get it. Also depicts criminal activity, the strong arm of the law and a self-rescuing heroine.


I’m kind of new to Sidney Bristol, but I got to tell ya – I am really digging her. The other book I read of hers was How Zombies Stole Christmas, which you can tell just from the title, is completely different from Hot Tango. So I was really interested to see just how this would come out. And if you are curious – it’s awesome.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Love Gone Wrong on the V-Day Bites Hop!


Well here we are, my second of two stops on the V-Day Bites Hop!! If you are into ZOMBIES (and you should be) you can get to my first giveaway by clicking on the Rotten Love graphic!



 Thanks to Annie Walls and Contagious Reads for hosting!!  Today we are celebrating.... (drumroll please!)

Julie Kenner's Ignited - Pre-Order Now!



The Men

Evan Black. Tyler Sharp. Cole August.

Brilliant, fierce, determined. Sexy as hell. And utterly dangerous.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Make Me - Twelve Tales of Dark Desire - Excerpts & Giveaway


Ok, so I TOTALLY already pre-ordered this - and you'd better too.  Right now it's 99 cents, but that price won't last after the book is released.  So read through and go order yours.  I've read a few of these books included, and they are AMAZING.  You will not be disappointed!!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Top 10 & Giveaway: Prince of Blood and Steel by Nazarea Andrews & AJ Elmore

Prince of Blood and Steel
AJ Elmore &
Nazarea Andrews

Seth Morgan has returned home after two years spent building an alliance that will take his family's crime syndicate to a new level in New York City's black collar society. He expects a warm welcome as heir of the Morgan empire. He hopes to finally marry Nicolette, the woman he's loved his whole life.

What he finds is a different world, one where his family's legacy is in ruins. His big brother, Caleb, has changed into someone cold and bitter, plotting to overthrow their patriarch. And Nicolette, daughter of the criminal banking industry, has left the family entirely.

When a vicious misunderstanding leaves Caleb dead, Seth is left reeling. Desperate for truth, Seth is forced to turn to his only remaining cousin, Emma, for support. As he tries to mend his relationship with Nicolette, he begins a search for answers that will take him from the dirty streets to the highest reaches of their illicit empire.

Torn between the desire to protect those who mean the most to him, and a need to learn more about Caleb's death, he grows distant to protect them. As each secret surfaces, he realizes that the only way to restore his family is to take his place at its head, and fully embrace the brutal way they live.

Hey everyone!  Today I have an awesome post for you!  It's a Top 10 list from author Nazarea Andrews!  I love these :)  It's always so much fun to see who would pick what.  Hope you like it!
*Liz

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Review: Big Bad Bite by Jessie Lane

Title: Big Bad Bite
Series: Big Bad Bite #1
Author: Jessie Lane
Published: January 2013, Jessie Lane
Format: Ebook received for review

What would it be like to live in a world where you are considered abnormal to those who are above the norm?

Jenna O’ Conner has been taught her whole life to hide from everyone. Never to let anyone to close enough to know that she would prefer a shotgun for her birthday over of a bouquet of roses. She’s been smothered by her over protective family so that no one learns what she truly is. Which is not human. Nor, is she considered the norm for the supernatural Other community that is benevolent enough to share this world with the humans.

In a desperate attempt to live her own life away from the small town she was raised in, Jenna obtains her dream job as the newest member on the Wilmington Police Department’s SWAT Team. What she didn’t predict was that she would run into trouble her first day on the job, in the form of a deadly, mouthwatering man named Adam McPhee. Who is also not human, but more like a wolf walking around in human skin. He’s determined to figure out exactly what Jenna is, which unbeknownst to him, could very well put her life in danger. He’s also determined to have her all to himself.

As if that wasn’t enough for Jenna to deal with, bad news blows into town. A group of extremist Shifters who think humans are cattle and factions of Others worldwide should stay within their own species - never to intermingle. Chaos ensues. Jenna has to find a way to shut them down, but in the process of trying to do that, discovers things about herself that even she never thought was possible.

Who said the wolf was what you had to worry about?
Welcome to the real world

I make no secret of the fact that I love Jessie Lane. Big Bad Bite is a good example why. This is a book about a wolf-demon hybrid woman; she is badass in every sense of the word. She’s paranormal, she’s not some whiney “oh save me you big strong man” type of girl, and she’s on SWAT. Yeah, I have a girl-crush on Jenna.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Cover Reveal & Interview with Christie Cote, author of Rain



Taylor Sullivan took her life for granted until she received news that would change her life forever. In a state of denial she met Kyle, who didn’t end up being what she expected. She wasn’t able to escape her new reality, but with his friendship, just maybe she could survive it.

Cover Reveal: The Hazards of a One Night Stand by Alyssa Rose Ivy

We are so excited to share the cover of Alyssa Rose Ivy's THE HAZARDS OF A ONE NIGHT STAND with you all!!! This cover is seriously hot! THE HAZARDS OF A ONE NIGHT STAND is a New Adult Contemporary Romance novel and is the 2nd book in the Hazards Series. It is due to be released on February 27, 2014. Add it to your TBR pile NOW!
   The Hazards of a One Night Stand Cover

 One small town boy, one girl who wants more, one roll in the hay... Hooking up with your high school crush is a bad idea, a really bad idea. It was only supposed to be one night, one brief departure from my real life, but nothing ever works out exactly the way you plan. Colton Waters was everything from my past that didn't fit into my present, so why did he have to show up at my college and pledge the one frat I couldn't avoid? Because nothing is ever meant to happen just once. At least not the life changing things that mean the difference between falling apart and falling in love.   

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Interview with Carré White to talk about the Carson Brothers of Kansas!



Happy Thursday everyone!  Today I have an interview I did with Carré White about her series involving this hot cowboys, the Carson Brothers of Kansas, and the Mail Order Bride series.   Take a couple minutes, gaze at those covers, and then check out our interview!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Cover Reveal: Twisted Revenge by Mia Bishop



The Gateway Arch in St. Louis hides a secret opening to a fairytale world. Hidden from Rowan since childhood, it may have been where she was born, but it’s not her home. That is, until the handsome, dangerous Luc strolls in with a tale about “the one in red” and how she’s supposed to kill Ulric, the Big Bad Wolf.

The attraction between Luc and Rowan is instant and intense. They explore each other while unlocking the powers and abilities hidden inside Rowan. It is her destiny to kill Ulric and Luc will do all he can to see that she fulfills her role.

Unfortunately, the Pied Piper is determined to keep Luc and Rowan apart. Secrets come to light that threaten to destroy their budding love. They’ll have to fight the Piper, shape-shifting wolves, and themselves to find their happily ever after.


A Romantica® fantasy erotic romance from Ellora’s Cave


Sunday, February 2, 2014

Entangled Is Turning 3!!



Entangled is turning 3!

Entangled launched in 2011 and we’re celebrating! Two years ago this February, we launched our first category imprint with Indulgence. The Marriage Bargain, one of our first releases in Indulgence, went on to be one of the top selling books of 2012 and catapulted Jennifer Probst to the USA Today and NY Times bestseller lists.  Since then, we’ve grown to have six category romance imprints, as well as single title books for teens and adults in our Select, Edge, and Teen imprints, and have had multiple USA Today and NY Times bestsellers.  We’re in our third year and it’s been a wild ride, and it’s just the beginning.

What better month to begin celebrating our third year than February?


We’re celebrating!  All month long, our February new releases, as well as select titles on our Steals and Deals page are just 99 cents! 

Yes, you read that right. Every new release will be offered at an introductory price of just 99 cents!

Be sure to join our big Facebook celebration from February 24th-28th with scavenger hunts, authors, games, gossip, and lots of fun! 

Explore our new website and prepare to find romance, because we have something for everyone and join our “Steals and Deals” newsletter.