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New Release and Giveaway! LADY DERRING TAKES A LOVER by Julie Anne Long (The Palace of Rogues #1)

Lady Derring Takes a Lover by Julie Anne LongISBN 9780062867469Avon Books; $7.99 A mistress. A mountain of debt. A mysterious wreck of a building. Delilah Swanpoole, Countess of Derring, learns the hard way that her husband, “Dear Dull Derring,” is a lot more interesting—and perfidious—dead than alive. It’s a devil of an inheritance, but in the grand ruins of the one building Derring left her, are the seeds of her liberation. And she vows never again to place herself at the mercy of a man. But battle-hardened Captain Tristan Hardy is nothing if not merciless. When the charismatic naval hero tracks a…

New Release and Giveaway! A ROSE IN THE HIGHLANDS by Heather McCollum (Highland Rose School series)

A Rose in the Highlands by Heather McCollum Series: Highland Rose School Series Genre: Adult Historical Romance Publisher: Entangled Amara Publication Date: September 24, 2018 1684, Scottish Highlands Englishwoman Evelyn Worthington is resolved to build a school for ladies in her brother’s newly purchased Scottish castle. But when she arrives, not only does she find the castle scorched by fire, but a brawny Highlander bars her entry. Clan chief Grey Campbell would rather die than see his family home, Finlarig Castle, fall into English hands, so Grey must win the battle of wills with the beautiful Sassenach who flashes a bill of sale before…

New Release Review and Giveaway! SUMMER OF SCANDAL by Syrie James (Dare to Defy #2)

Summer of Scandal by Syrie James Series: Dare to Defy *Each novel is a standalone story. Genre: Adult Historical Romance Publisher: Avon Impulse Publication Date: September 11, 2018   Madeleine Atherton is no typical American heiress, sent to England to marry an English lord. A brilliant college graduate who secretly dreams of becoming a published author, she wants to marry for love. After receiving a proposal from a future duke, Madeleine flees the London Season for Cornwall to seek her sister’s advice, never expecting her decision to be complicated by a charming, handsome earl she’s certain she dislikes—even though his every touch sets her…

Release Day and Giveaway! BLOOD OATH by Amanda McCrina (Blood Oath #2)

Welcome to the Release Day Celebration for Blood Oath by Amanda McCrina presented by Month9Books! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!   CONGRATULATIONS, AMANDA!   Blood Oath (Blood Oath #2) by Amanda McCrina Release Date: June 19, 2018 Publisher: Month9Books The aftermath of what happened in the capital has shaken Torien to the core. Battling self-doubt and bitterness, he must find his resolve as he is sent back to Tasso to quell a violent uprising on the Road. But Torien will need more than resolve to navigate the deadly path before him. His…

Cover Reveal! BLOOD OATH by Amanda McCrina (Blood Oath #2)

Hello Readers! Welcome to the Cover Reveal for Blood Oath by Amanda McCrina presented by Month9Books! Celebrate this reveal by entering the giveaway found at the end of the post! Blood Oath (Blood Oath #2) by Amanda McCrina Release Date: June 19, 2018 Publisher: Month9Books   The aftermath of what happened in the capital has shaken Torien to the core. Battling self-doubt and bitterness, he must find his resolve as he is sent back to Tasso to quell a violent uprising on the Road. But Torien will need more than resolve to navigate the deadly path before him. His troops…

Release Day and Giveaway! STANLEY & HAZEL by Jo Schaffer

Welcome to the Release Day Celebration for Stanley & Hazel by Jo Schaffer presented by Month9Books! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!   CONGRATULATIONS, JO! Stanley and Hazel by Jo Schaffer Release Date: May 15, 2018 Publisher: Month9Books A great depression has gripped the city of St. Louis in 1934. Stanley, an orphaned newsy, lives in a poor part of town hit especially hard by the economic downturn. One night, Stanley runs into Hazel, a restless debutante in waiting who has begun to question her posh lifestyle in the midst of the suffering…

New Release Review! MY DEAR HAMILTON by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

From the New York Times bestselling authors of America’s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton—a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza’s story as it’s never been told before—not just as the wronged wife at the center of a political sex scandal—but also as a founding mother who shaped an American legacy in her own right. My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton by…

New Release! BETTING THE SCOT by Jennifer Trethewey

About the Book: Declan Sinclair is a Highlander who believes his dreams never lie. When he spots Caya at a public house, he knows instantly she is the woman in his dreams—his future wife. Though her brother had promised never to gamble again, he engages Declan in a card game—and the prize is the lovely Caya. Caya Pendarvis has no time for childish things like dreams or fairy-tales or love. She’s the sacrificial lamb on her way to the far north of Scotland to wed a wealthy merchant in exchange for settling her brother’s gambling debts. Winning at cards is…

New Release and Giveaway! REDEEMING THE PIRATE by Chloe Flowers (Pirates & Petticoats #5)

Redeeming the Pirate by Chloe Flowers Pirates & Petticoats #5 Publication Date: March 22, 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance, Standalone   SYNOPSIS: He steals for the French crown. She heals for the Catholic church. He will heal her heart. She will steal his. To complete a mission for the French crown, a former pirate must either commit treason or betray the woman he secretly loves. Betraying one sends him to the guillotine, the other straight to hell. French Privateer Captain Drago Gamponetti is given one final mission from his employer, the king of France: reclaim religious relics from a New Orleans…

Release Day! LORD OF FORTUNE by Darcy Burke (Legendary Rogues #3)

Lord of Fortune, an all-new historical and romantic standalone from Darcy Burke is LIVE! Dashing adventurer Penn Bowen is dedicated to preserving Britain’s history and his carefree, bachelor lifestyle. He’s happiest when he’s in pursuit of knowledge and the occasional liaison with the right woman. So he’s more than a little perturbed when the wrong woman inserts herself into his latest quest—proving that a valuable artifact in Oxford’s museum is a fake. Amelia Gardiner is smart and capable…and determined to prove that Penn is wrong about the treasure her grandfather found. Amelia won’t allow Penn to denigrate her family’s legacy,…

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