October 24, 2016

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October 19, 2016

The Man Who Became Frankenstein's Monster by Robert Daicy #Review

New York, 1926‒Anyone can make a good life for themselves if they are just willing to work hard for it. William Barker is such a man. He has a good job, a nice house, a son named James, and a marriage he is trying desperately to hold together. A tragic accident takes this life away and William finds himself alone in his house with terrible mental and physical scars that are a constant reminder of what happened.

With no one willing to employ a man with such visible and disturbing scars, William is lost and has no answers for how to live his life. That is when he meets the man who will change that life forever, Roland Skelton, the owner of Skelton’s Spectacular Traveling Carnival. Where others saw a man to be shunned, Roland sees a man he may be able to help.

Roland convinces William to join the Carnival as the headliner of the ten-in-one. With the name ‘Frankenstein’s Monster,’ William is a hit with the paying audience and finds that being onstage is a release from his pain and guilt. In time, William realizes that those he works with understand him better than he could have hoped.

While working at the carnival, William finds a new happiness, an enemy, purpose, and even love. The Man Who Became Frankenstein’s Monster is a moving novel about a man who rises above adversity set against the backdrop of the golden age of the carnival.

Print Length: 495 pages
Publication Date: December 26, 2013


Fae - The Wild Hunt (The Riven Wyrde Saga Book 1) by Graham Austin-King

Faeries... The fae... The stuff of bedtime stories and fables.

But sometimes the faerie tales are true. Sometimes they are a warning...

For a hundred generations the fae have been locked away from the world, in the cold, the Outside. They have faded out of sight and mind, into myth and folklore. But now the barriers are weakening and they push against the tattered remnants of the Wyrde as they seek a way to return.


October 17, 2016

Jason Dark Supernatural Mystery Collection 1 by Guido Henkel #Review

Are you afraid of the dark?

Join Jason Dark, a fearless and resourceful ghost hunter in Victorian England, as faces off against creatures from other dimensions and the forces of evil that feed on our fears. This collection features the occult detective's first three supernatural thrillers Demon’s Night, Theater of Vampires and Ghosts Templar, plus the bonus short story Food for the Dead, which was originally published in Fangoria™ Magazine.


October 14, 2016

My American Duchess #Historical #Romance by Eloisa James

The arrogant Duke of Trent intends to marry a well-bred Englishwoman. The last woman he would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford - an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés.

But after one provocative encounter with the captivating Merry, Trent desires her more than any woman he has ever met. He is determined to have her as his wife, no matter what it takes. And Trent is a man who always gets what he wants.

The problem is Merry is already betrothed, and the former runaway bride has vowed to make it all the way to the altar. As honor clashes with irresistible passion, Trent realizes the stakes are higher than anyone could have imagined. In his battle to save Merry and win her heart, one thing becomes clear:

All is fair in love and war.

Print Length: 544 pages
Published by: HarperLuxe
Publication Date: January 26, 2016

The Book Excerpt

About Eloisa James
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New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers. Her novels have been published to great acclaim. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa's very first book that she "found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar"; later People Magazine raved that "romance writing does not get much better than this." Her novels have repeatedly received starred reviews from Publishers' Weekly and Library Journal and regularly appear on the best-seller lists. After being a finalist for a RITA—the top award in the genre of romance fiction awarded by the Romance Writers of America—over ten times, she won in 2013.


April 20, 2016

April 12, 2016

Blog Tour: Model Attraction by Sharon C. Cooper

Model Attraction

by Sharon C. Cooper
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Published by: Kimani Romance (Harlequin)
Release Date: April 1, 2016
Length: 224 Pages

Desire is more than skin deep…  

When an international modeling opportunity called, Janna Morgan answered. The past nine years have brought her fame, fortune and supermodel status, but they haven't lessened her regret at leaving her high school sweetheart behind. A chance encounter proves that Austin Reynolds definitely hasn't forgiven her. But it also becomes clear that some flames just grow hotter with time…

The handsome real estate mogul has one broken engagement on his résumé, but Janna was the only one to ever steal his heart. Their incredible connection reignites an undeniable passion in them both, and workaholic Austin rediscovers his lighter side. But soon another can't-refuse offer beckons Janna overseas. Will it be déjà vu…or is their love finally ready for the spotlight?

April 4, 2016

Blog Tour: A Friendly Engagement by Christine Warner - Just $0.99!

A Friendly Engagement

Friends First - Book 1
by Christine Warner
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Published by: Entangled Publishing
Release Date: June 23, 2015
Length: 298 Pages

What's a little engagement between friends?

Omar Esterly is married to his job. But when Omar sets his sights on a potential, family-oriented client, his confirmed bachelorhood becomes a problem. Fortunately, his friend and employee, Devi Boss, has the perfect plan...

March 9, 2016

Blog Tour: Exordium of Tears by Andrew P. Weston #Giveaway

Exordium of Tears 

Sequel to the International Bestseller THE IX
by Andrew P. Weston
Genre: Action/Adventure/Fantasy
Release Date: February 14, 2016
Length: 306 Pages

Fight or die.

That simple yet brutal reality is the tenet by which the refugees from Earth – including the fabled lost 9th Legion of Rome; the 5th Company, 2nd Mounted Cavalry Unit; and the Special Forces Anti-Terrorist Team – were forced to live by while the Horde menace existed. Believing that the threat is over, the survivors now yearn to settle down, start families, and reclaim the lives stolen from them.

February 25, 2016

Blitz Tour: Hastings' Dead by Rohn Federbush #Giveaway

What's a guy to do when people don't see things his way?

“Hastings’ Dead” is set in a small Michigan town, where a University of Michigan student, Range Goloso, has promised her father she’ll return to teach grade school.

In college Range falls in love with Ben Adler, a New York based law student who can’t very well start a lucrative practice without a substantial client base. She defends a local artist accused of pushing his girlfriend off the church bell tower when she wanted to leave town. Actually Range is upholding her town’s reputation and realizes her dreams of settling down in Hastings might be dead.

February 18, 2016

Blitz Tour: A Friendly Flirtation by Christine Warner #Giveaway

One kiss can change your life...

Allison Hall is fed up with being a social outcast. Even at the tech company where she works for her brother and his best friend, Jared, she's the invisible nerdy girl. What she needs is confidence—and that requires a makeover and dating tips. And she knows just the man to help…

February 2, 2016

YA Spotlight: Six of Crows #Fantasy by Leigh Bardugo

A #1 New York Times bestseller

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price--and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone...

A convict with a thirst for revenge.

A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager.

A runaway with a privileged past.

A spy known as the Wraith.

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes.

Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction―if they don't kill each other first.

Six of Crows
Teen Science Fiction / Fantasy
by Leigh Bardugo
Print Length: 512 pages
Published by: Square Fish
Publication Date: September 29, 2015

The Book Excerpt

About Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo is the #1 New York Times bestselling and USA Today bestselling author of Six of Crows (awarded starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, VOYA, SLJ, and the BCCB) and the Grisha Trilogy: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising. She was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from Yale University, and has worked in advertising, journalism, and most recently, makeup and special effects. These days, she lives and writes in Hollywood where she can occasionally be heard singing with her band.

January 29, 2016

January: Calendar Girl Book 1 #Contemporary #Romance by Audrey Carlan

"Fresh, fun, and unbelievably hot, Audrey Carlan's Calendar Girl series will have you falling in love over and over again and craving the next installment." ~ Meredith Wild, #1 NYT Best Selling Author of the Hacker Series.

It’s really simple. I needed money. A lot of money. One million dollars to be exact. The amount didn’t matter. All that mattered is that at the end of that price tag held my father’s life.

No money. No life.

The time limit was one year. On January 1st I had to pay up or my Father was going to be killed.

When you’re faced with an ultimatum like this, you do whatever you have to do.

And that’s exactly what I did.

The job…Exquisite Escorts. My role, serve as high priced arm candy to anyone that can afford the $100,000 price tag for a month of my company. Sex is optional (for me) and a 20% increase on the price.

Mia Saunders just barely escaped a paltry life back home in Las Vegas until she gets the call that her Father has been beaten to within an inch of his life for not paying his gambling debt. Problem is, the lone shark is her lousy, ruthless ex-boyfriend. Another guy in a long line of men she’d fallen head over heels for. Not anymore. Mia’s mission is simple. Serve as a high-priced escort for her Aunt’s company and pay monthly against her Father’s bad debt. A month with a rich man who she doesn’t have to sleep with if she doesn’t want to? Easy money. At least that’s the way it was supposed to go.

Each installment in the Calendar Girl Serial was released every month throughout 2015. The stories featured Mia, told from her perspective as she continues her journey as an escort to twelve clients in twelve different locations.

Warning: This book is designed for audiences 18+ due to language and graphic sexual content. 

January: Calendar Girl Book 1
by Audrey Carlan
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Print Length: 368 pages

Published by: Waterhouse Press 
Publication Date: October 2, 2015

The Book Excerpt

About Audrey Carlan

Audrey Carlan is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. She writes wicked hot love stories that are designed to give the reader a romantic experience that’s sexy, sweet, and so hot your ereader might melt. Some of her works include the wildly successful Calendar Girl Serial, Falling Series, and the Trinity Trilogy.

She lives in the California Valley where she enjoys her two children and the love of her life. When she’s not writing, you can find her teaching yoga, sipping wine with her “soul sisters” or with her nose stuck in a wicked hot romance novel.

January 28, 2016

Just Re-Released from Award-Winning Author Rosanne Bittner!

Three Historical Western Romances
From The Queen of Western Romance

In the Shadow of the Mountains
Print Length: 673 pages
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication Date: January 19, 2016

Bold, headstrong, and passionate, the indomitable Kirklands struggled to survive in a treacherous, hostile land. From penniless settlers to wealthy mine owners to Denver's regal first family, together—and separately—they pursued their dazzling dreams of love and glory. From the era of the covered wagon to the rise of the western railroad, from the gold rush years through the golden age of the American West, IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOUNTAINS is the breathtaking saga of a remarkable family who endured tragedy and hardship to build a glorious mountain empire.

Tame the Wild Wind
Print Length: 369 pages
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication Date: January 19, 2016

When Gabe Beaumont was forced to choose between the Sioux tribe of his mother and the white family of his father, his choice ended up costing him everything. Settlers murdered his Indian wife and child, and now revenge is all he lives for.

Riding westward with a renegade Sioux band, he becomes Tall Bear, a warrior with a wounded soul—until a raid on a Wyoming stagecoach station brought him face-to-face with a feisty, red-haired beauty who could change his life...

Now two independent spirits will move heaven and earth to be with each other—and to fight for love against the shadows and the danger that lurks in his wild heart of the frontier.

The Forever Tree
Print Length: 378 pages
Publisher: Diversion Books
Publication Date: January 19, 2016

They came from two different worlds, but nothing and no one can keep them apart.

Will Lassater comes to California to build a logging empire, never expecting to fall in love with the golden land. Then he beholds Santana, the exotic Spanish beauty, and in her dark, luminous eyes he sees all that is beautiful and irresistible about the rich and fertile country -- all that he wishes to possess yet does not fully understand.

With every beat of her innocent heart Santana knows that this tall, handsome, blue-eyed American is the only man she could ever love. But between Santana and Will stands a lifetime of tradition -- and a powerful and ruthless Spanish don who vows to kill any man who dares to covet his intended bride. Now, as Will's dream of Lassater Mills becomes a reality, he will risk everything to make Santana his own. And though love cannot protect them from vengeful enemies or the fires of change raging across this land, it may give them the strength to face an uncertain future, and in the midst of tragedy the courage to begin anew.

About Rosanne Bittner

Aptly title THE QUEEN OF WESTERN ROMANCE at the 2015 RT Convention, USA Today bestseller and award-winning novelist Rosanne Bittner is highly acclaimed for her thrilling love stories and historical authenticity. Her epic romances span the West—from Canada to Mexico, Missouri to California—and are often based on Rosanne’s personal visits to each setting.

Rosanne's stories are deep love stories, often family sagas told as a series. It is the hero and heroine’s love that holds them together through the trials and tribulations of settling America’s western frontiers. Rosanne absolutely love the Rockies, the Tetons, the Sierras, and the wide-open plains, prairies and desert land west of the Mississippi. In her books, she strives to tell the truth about the settling of the West and how it affected our American Indians, as well as the gritty depth of what our brave pioneers suffered in their search for free land and a better life.

Rosanne lives with her husband and two sons in Michigan and is a member of the Nebraska and Oklahoma Historical Societies, her local southwest Michigan historical society, Women Writing the West, Mid-Michigan Romance Writers of America, the national RWA, National Rifle Association and a local charity group called the Coloma Lioness Club.


January 27, 2016

The Draculia Vampire Trilogy #Paranormal #Romance by Colleen Gleason

The Draculia Vampire Trilogy
Three Complete Novels of Vampire Romance

The Vampire Voss: The Rogue

Even after centuries of lust, hedonism, and women, Voss, the Viscount Dewhurst, rarely finds himself bored. As a member of the Dracule, he is a rogue of the first order, a man who loves nothing more than a warm woman, excellent vintage, and even a puzzling challenge to keep his mind active.

But when one of his seemingly harmless manipulations sets him on the path to seduce the beautiful Miss Angelica Woodmore, things become a little less simple…a lot more passionate…and definitely more complicated.

The Vampire Dimitri: The Saint 

For decades, Dimitri, the Earl of Corvindale, has denied himself the most basic of pleasures in his attempt to free himself from the grip of his immortality. He disdains women, entertainment, and all but the most basic of sustenance in an effort to break his covenant with the devil.

But when he becomes the guardian for two young women—including the beautiful, maddening, and stubborn Lady Maia Woodmore—his life is disrupted and he’s forced to face the emptiness from centuries of solitude.

The Vampire Narcise: The Warrior 

The vampire woman Narcise has been trained as a warrior, enslaved by her brother Cezar—the most dangerous and evil of all Dracule vampires—to provide entertainment for himself and his cronies. When she loses one of her gladiator-type battles, her opponent’s prize is the use of her body for the night.

It is no wonder Narcise cannot trust a man…even Giordan Cale, the handsome vampire who vows to free her from her brother’s captivity. But his promise is followed by a deep, shocking betrayal—destroying her heart and trust forever.

Yet, Narcise finds a new savior in vampire hunter Chas Woodmore. He wants her, he worships her…he will kill for her.

Now Includes Bonus Book
The Rest Falls Away, the first book in Colleen Gleason’s international bestselling series about a female vampire hunter who lives in 19th century London.

Published by: Avid PressPublication Date: December 9, 2015

About Colleen Gleason
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Colleen Gleason is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author who can’t seem to decide what type of book to write…so she writes a lot of different genres!

So far, Colleen has written everything from vampire hunters to dystopian romance, to steampunk,historical romance, and mysteries with a supernatural flair. One element, however, that appears in all of her stories, is that of partnership…whether it be professional, romantic, or both.

All of Colleen’s books feature strong heroines experiencing fast-paced adventures, danger, mystery, and of course, romance. But at the core of each story is the belief that every woman deserves a partner who accepts her for her strengths as well as her weaknesses—and vice versa.

Colleen lives in the midwest United States with her family and two dogs, and is always working on her next book.

January 26, 2016

Death by a Honeybee #Cozy #Mystery by Abigail Keam

Josiah Reynolds is a beekeeper trying to stay financially afloat by selling honey at the Farmers' Market. She finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her beeyard, only to discover that the victim is her nemesis. 
The police are calling the brutal death murder and Josiah is the number one suspect! Josiah makes the rounds of quirky characters that can only be found in the lush Bluegrass horse country. Fighting an unknown enemy in the glamorous world of Thoroughbreds, oak-cured bourbon and antebellum mansions, Josiah struggles to uncover the truth in a land that keeps its secrets well.

Death by a HoneyBee
Josiah Reynolds Mysteries Book 1
Print Length: 223 pages 
Published by: Worker Bee Press

Publication Date: April 1, 2010

The Book Excerpt

“Are you . . . are you suggesting murder?” I sputtered. To even say the word tasted bitter.

“Do you have any proof that my client killed Mr. Pidgeon . . . or even that this is a murder?” questioned Ms. Todd.

“I never uttered the word murder.” O’nan turned to Goetz. “Did you ever say this was a murder?”

“Nope. Just a friendly inquiry.”

Ms. Todd threw her legal pad into her briefcase and slapped it shut. “You guys are just on a fishing trip. Either tell us something concrete or we’re walking.” She stared at them.

They both returned scathing looks but were mum.

“Just as I thought,” she retorted. She abruptly stood, grabbing her briefcase and me, propelling us both toward the door. “Gentlemen, we are done here.”

Matt trotted after us along the scuffed yellow floor line pointing the way out of the building. It wasn’t until we were several blocks away from the police station that Ms. Todd turned her fury upon me. “You are not to have any contact with anyone in law enforcement. I mean it. You should have told me that you came to blows with Richard Pidgeon! I went in there blind. Didn’t I tell you not to play me?”

I wasn’t brought up with such a jaded attitude. Innocent people were . . . well, innocent. I wasn’t thinking clearly, but I did hear Ms. Todd say to Matt, “Take her home and make sure that she doesn’t talk to them again without me. I will make some calls. See what’s going on.”

And with that, Shaneika Mary Todd was gone.

Matt returned me to my booth space only to discover that my van had been towed. I broke into tears.

About Abigail Keam

Ms. Keam is an award-winning mystery writer of the Josiah Reynolds mysteries. She also an accomplished beekeeper and has won 16 honey awards from the Kentucky State Fair.

She lives in a metal house overlooking the Kentucky River with her husband and various animals. Ms. Keam is available for workshops, presentations, talks and lectures on beekeeping and writing.

Death By A HoneyBee, her first mystery novel, won a Gold Medal Award from Reader’s Favorite in 2010. It was on Amazon’s top 100 book list for Women’s Literature and Women Sleuths for March 2012 and February 2013.

January 25, 2016

Midnight Gamble - #Paranormal #Romance by Nancy Gideon

Will the hunter . . .

Against the uninhibited decadence of 1920’s New York, where bootleg liquor flows until dawn to the sound of hot jazz and rolling dice, day-walking vampire, Frederica Lavoy stalks those of her kind to bring them to her father’s court for crimes against humankind. A series of careless murders leads her to an exclusive club where patrons drink more than champagne from unsuspecting guests. Drawn to the club’s owner, the enigmatic Darcy Edwards, Rica’s loyalty is torn when she suspects he’s the man her father has sent her to find.


January 20, 2016

Spells and Spirits: An Urban Fantasy Collection - Just $0.99!

Ghosts, hags, vampires, and werewolves—all of your favorite supernatural creatures can be found in this bundle of 6 urban fantasy novels, featuring Memory and Dream by World Fantasy Award-winning author Charles de Lint.

Betrayal, curses, magic, friendship, and snark. Battles against demonic foes, your own nightmares, and your closest friends.

This is a LIMITED EDITION bundle that won’t be available for long! 

Spells and Spirits: An Urban Fantasy Collection
Supernatural Adventure Awaits!

About the Books

This haunting set includes:

* SPIRITS RISING (Spirit Caller: Book One) – Krista D. Ball

* DARK WHISPERS (Spirit Caller: Book Two) – Krista D. Ball


* SEEING THE LIGHT (A Marie Jenner Mystery: Book One) – E.C. Bell

* FURR – Axel Howerton

* BLOODLINES (Demons of Oblivion: Book One) – Skyla Dawn Cameron

* MEMORY AND DREAM – Charles de Lint

January 18, 2016

Here Be Magic - Paranormal Romance Boxed Set Just $0.99!

Here Be Magic Box Set
8 Magical Tales From
The Realm of Paranormal and Fantasy

Amazon - Just $0.99!

Here be eight wonderful stories of magic and the paranormal, brought to you by eight outstanding authors, headed by New York Times and USA Today best seller Rebecca York. You’ll thrill to high adventure, deep emotion, and that all important happy ever after. Travel from the eastern shore of Maryland through magic realms that will stir your imagination and your senses. From sweet and sexy to high drama and heart-warming, the stories will leave you wanting more from these masters of the fantasy genre. 

November 24, 2015

Blog Tour: Amazon's Holiday Deals - Historical Romance by Elizabeth Meyette Just $1.99!

About the Books

Love's Destiny
by Elizabeth Meyette
Amazon - Holiday Deal now Just $1.99!
Genre: Historical Romance
Release Date: July 21, 2015
Length: 282 Pages

When Emily Wentworth's father dies at sea, her father's friend - and Emily's appointed guardian - Jonathon Brentwood arrives at her home in London to take her with him to the colonies. Emily, just 17, has decided that she is fully capable of taking care of herself and sets out to prove that to her new guardian.​

November 16, 2015

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November 11, 2015

Cafe Special: Soul Seducer by Alicia Dean

Soul Seducer
by Alicia Dean
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Genre: Paranormal Romance
Published by: ShadowSpell Publishing
Length: 258 Pages

She spent her entire life fighting death. Now she’s falling in love with him…

After a brutal attack, nurse Audra Grayson's near-death experience opens a door between the world of the living and the world beyond. Two Grim Reapers invade her life. One is charming, with the angelic blonde looks of a saint and the black soul of a psychopath. The other is dark, dangerously attractive and, in spite of her distaste for his reaper duties, she finds herself inexplicably drawn to him.


November 10, 2015

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