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Promo Spotlight and Giveaway: Make Me Yours by Rebecca Brooks

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

I'm hosting a promo, today, on Rebecca Brooks's steamy contemporary romance release, Make Me Yours (Men of Gold Mountain #4), as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find an excerpt and some teasers for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes a $50 Amazon GC, so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!
Make Me Yours
Rebecca Brooks
(Men of Gold Mountain #4)
Published: October 9, 2017 by Entangled Brazen
"Intensely sexy and packs an emotional punch!" - #1 New York Times bestselling author Lauren Blakely on Make Me Beg

Claire Collins has always been good—except when it comes to bad boys. Or one bad boy in particular: a tattooed musician as skilled with her body as he is with his guitar. But he wasn’t ready to be a father, so she left him to raise their daughter on her own. Only fate had other plans, and suddenly, Ryan is back in her life, disrupting everything. This time, though, she’s determined not to lose her heart…even if she still craves his touch.

Ryan Thomas never expects to see Claire again—especially not in a small mountain town in Washington on the last show of his comeback tour. But when the lights come on, there she is, more beautiful than ever. One incredible night with her won’t be enough… But he’ll have to prove he’s not the man he used to be, if he wants to keep her—and his family—for good.

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Promo Spotlight and Giveaway: Meet A Rogue At Midnight by Gina Conkle

Monday, October 16, 2017

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Gina Conkle's latest historical romance release, Meet A Rogue At Midnight (Midnight Meetings #2.5), as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find an excerpt for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes a Masked Maiden tote bag and a $20 Amazon GC so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!
Meet A Rogue At Midnight
Gina Conkle
(Midnight Meetings #2.5)
Expected Publication: October 17, 2017 by Dragonblade Publishing
A Saved Scoundrel…
Jonas Bacon Braithwaite wants to make peace with his grandfather before departing England. Once Nottinghamshire’s favorite trouble-maker, he’s since become an upstanding man of honor. But, the lushly curved thief hiding in his bedchamber makes him think twice about one last conquest.

A Stubborn Siren…
Livvy Halsey bristles at life’s rules. Always has. Sneaking into the Braithwaite house to reclaim a treasured family heirloom is one way she upends the conventional life that awaits her. Duty demands she marry. But what harm is there in having a little fun with her childhood friend before the Twelfth Night ends?

And Twilight Temptation…
Stolen kisses fan hot flames. Surprising passion intertwines with friendship…but will it be enough to last forever?

(NOTE: This book will be a full novella. Please ignore the page count listed on Amazon.)

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Miss Whittier Makes A List by Carla Kelly

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Miss Whittier Makes A List

Carla Kelly
Historical Romance
Published in 2012 (originally 1994)

H/h - Captain Daniel Spark/Hannah Whittier
Setting: Early 1800s.

Read in September, 2017.
My rating:

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The latest Carla Kelly that I read, Miss Whittier Makes A List, was one of those I was finishing up from her “Miss” series. Well, there’s no series titled like that but she’s got quite a few older Regency romances having titles with a “Miss this or that does this or that” (if this even makes any sense to anyone ;P). *facepalm* Sooo, I liked how it was, the storyline, the characters too. However, not as mind-blowing as I had hoped it would be after reading the first few chapters. As a result, it took me a while to finish it because I wasn’t sure what to write in my review or how to structure it; my feelings were that ambivalent. I don’t want anyone to dislike the story, but there are things that need to be mentioned.

Miss Whittier Makes A List isn’t a badly written novel. Not at all! I mean I keep saying this, and it’s true. I love Ms. Kelly’s writing and I loved most of her backlist thus far. This one begins with a h with a little different background. Hannah is a Quaker, a background not often explored in the arena of HR that I generally read. But even though she’s meant to be lived under strict rules of the ‘type’ of Christianity they followed, Hannah was anything but meek and biddable. Oh she gives that impression quite well, but inside Hannah something... different. Something preferably more exciting. Things that she won’t even acknowledge to herself, let alone to anyone else among her Quaker Friends. I mean, they don’t even call each-other anything but ‘thee’ and ‘thy’. :/

Promo Spotlight: Necessary Roughness by Julie Brannagh

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Julie Brannagh's latest contemporary romance release, Necessary Roughness (Love and Football #7), as a part of the ongoing VBT. This tour is a bit different for me. I've never hosted a tour for an author posthumously. Ms. Brannagh suddenly passed away last month, and this maybe her last publication. Hope you enjoy the excerpt accompanying this post. :)
Necessary Roughness
Julie Brannagh
(Love and Football #7)
Published: October 10, 2017 by Avon Impulse

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28594398-necessary-roughness
Tanner Cole’s football career was over in less than thirty seconds one Sunday afternoon. After a lifetime playing the sport he loves he’s been forced into an early retirement. Between figuring out his plan for the rest of his life and dealing with the pain of his injuries, this grouchy hottie isn’t in the mood for the perky physical therapist who makes him in ache in more than one place.

Jordan Mueller doesn’t have time for a sulky ex-NFL player, even one who looks like Tanner. She’s done with falling for the bad boy without a heart. When she’s forced out of her apartment and offered an opportunity too good to pass up, she agrees to move in with Tanner. She’s only there to speed up his recovery. No funny business, even if her body is telling her otherwise.

As Tanner and Jordan spend more and more time together, they begin to see each other in a new light that threatens to change everything. But when the ghosts of girlfriends past reappear, Tanner must decide if he’s willing to put everything on the line for a shot at a future with Jordan.

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