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Spotlight New Release and Giveaway: Break Out by Nina Croft (Blood Hunter #1)

 Read all about this exciting new series–both for sale AND on sale now! The excerpt below also has the scavenger hunt clue you’ll need for the Rafflecopter giveaway, so read on! BREAK OUT Nina Croft Genre: Accessible Sci-Fi Tour Run Dates: 12/30-12/17 Break Out, book one of the Blood Hunter Series, is now on sale for a limited time. Get your copy for only $.99. Synopsis: The year is 3048, Earth is no longer habitable, and man has fled to the stars where they’ve discovered the secret of immortality—Meridian. Unfortunately, the radioactive mineral is exorbitantly expensive and only available to…

Spotlight Review and Giveaway: Holding Out by Lila Rose

    Zara Edgingway is a twenty-six-year-old secretary. She has a daughter that apparently knows-it-all and a best friend that could possibly have the mouth of Satan, but she’s been with her through hell and back. Then there’s the hunk-a-licious biker neighbour finally showing interest in her… If only she wasn’t about to face her next obstacle in life, the one she ran from six years ago: her ex husband. Talon Marcus is the president of the Hawks Motorcycle Club. For two years he’s had his eye on the quiet, reclusive-yet-sassy neighbour Zara. Finally, he has the chance to claim…

Review: Dare to Love by Carly Phillips (Book one of the Dare to Love series)

Veteran author Carly Phillips has made the switch to independent publishing, and Dare to Love is her first indie offering… Dare to Love by Carly Phillips Blurb: Since finding out his father had another family on the side, Ian Dare swore to be the upstanding, responsible man his cheating parent had never been. When it comes to his relatives, he gives his all but in relationships he offers the bare minimum. But one glimpse of sensual Riley Taylor arouses his dominant and protective instincts and Ian is entranced. He will do anything to possess her … and does. But any future…

Books on Sale! Dangerous Desire, Kindle First deals, and a boxed set

Annie Seaton’s Dangerous Desire is on sale today and tomorrow only (January 3 and 4) for 99 cents–get it quick! I reviewed it here. It’s a fun read at a great price 🙂 Blurb: A desperate search… Schoolteacher Gracie James has never seen more danger than her kindergarten grade classroom, but when she goes searching for her missing sister, she’s thrown into a world of sex, crime…and passion. Following a hot lead, she sneaks onto a stranger’s boat—and gets caught. Their one-sided conversation convinces her of two things. One: the guy is seriously sexy. Two: he knows something about her sister. Oh, yeah.…

Some Quick Reads to Pass the Time…(Or Use for Procrastination Purposes, with Slightly Less Guilt than a Full-length Novel)

If You Dare by Jessica Lemmon Blurb: SHE’LL MAKE HIM A BET… Lily McIntire is sick of losing every office wager to her overly cocky—and yeah, devilishly handsome—coworker, Marcus Black. After a few too many tequila shots, and a taunt from Marcus that she’s a wuss, Lily lays down a bet he can’t refuse: One night in the abandoned and spooky Willow Mansion alone for his recent office win, a trip to Hawaii. HE CAN’T REFUSE… There’s only one thing Marcus wants more than his upcoming vacation to Hawaii; it’s to take his sexy coworker on a real date. Every time he’s…

Cover Reveal: Seeress by Edna Walters (Runes #3)

Another gorgeous new cover revealed today! Book Title: Seeress Series: A Runes Novel #3 Author: Ednah Walters Expected Release Date: April 2014 Genre: YA Paranormal Romance Publisher: Firetrail Publishing Presented by: As You Wish Tours Banner Made by: Julia Hendrix     Blurb: I love Torin St. James… I crave his touch… I need his strength… Raine Cooper is certain of two things: her love for Torin St. James and her destiny to be a powerful seeress. But when she starts having premonitions, they are unclear and disturbing. Worse, they involve Torin. Not sure what to do, she keeps quiet.…

Not Ready to Let Go of the Holidays? Here’s a Selection of Holiday Novellas to Help You Hold On

I’m Dreaming of an Undead Christmas by Molly Harper Blurb: It’s Christmas in Half-Moon Hollow and newly turned vampire Iris Scanlon-Calix wants to make Gigi’s first visit home from college as normal and special as possible. It’s taken months for Iris to work up the nerve to spend time around her baby sister after her vampire transition, so she enlists help from Jane Jameson and Company to keep her blood-thirst under control and assure Gigi’s safety. Gigi, on the other hand, has problems of her own, including the demise of her relationship with high school sweetheart, Ben, and a looming…

Audiobook Review: The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale (Book two in the Victorian Hearts series)

The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale Blurb: In defense of her honor, innocent Leda Etoile has burned all her bridges and taken refuge in her tiny attic room in a shabby boarding house in London. But her last safe haven is invaded when she wakes to find a man hidden in the dark – a man with golden hair and the face of a fallen angel, who moves in the night like a shadow. Will he be her savior, or her ruin? Samuel Gerard draws her inexorably into the richest circles of aristocratic England. But even as Leda…

An Interview with Trakena Prevost, Author of Cursed (The Guardian Chronicles)

  Welcome, Trakena! Tell us more about your book—take us beyond the official “book blurb”. Cursed is about one young girl’s journey to fight the darkness within herself. It started out with me asking myself a simple question: What if the drug problems of our world came from a paranormal source? And with that question the Dorgai and Suecai were born. The main conflict is Jazz’s fight to maintain a sense of humanity in spite of the growing hunger that starts to take over her. This journey also forces her to open her eyes to new possibilities – to the…

Cover Reveal! Accepted Fate by Charisse Reid

Synopsis What do you do when everything you had planned out for yourself gets changed in one summer? Do you embrace the new or fight to keep things the same? For seventeen year old Kinzleigh everything was going just as she always planned. She had great friends, went to a school she loved, and always knew she was destined for greatness. One step already completed towards acquiring the job she has forever dreamed of, a pro football cheerleader. Nothing and no one was going to stand in her way, especially not love. What she doesn’t expect is for her parents…

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