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Miss Milton Speaks Her Mind by Carla Kelly

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Miss Milton Speaks Her Mind

Carla Kelly
Historical Romance
Published in 2014 (originally 1998)

H/h - Scipio Africanus Butterworth/Jane Milton
Setting: Regency.

Read in June, 2017.
My rating:


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Miss Milton Speaks Her Mind isn’t one of Carla Kelly’s best but it wasn’t bad either. I enjoyed it more than I thought I would because the first half of the story went over my head completely. The other half, of course, made the read worthwhile.

Miss Milton Speaks Her Mind is an older release by Ms. Kelly; a traditional (clean) regency at that. The story begins with Miss Milton AKA our h, Jane and her monologues. This book is mainly based on her POVs, though not first person. She’s the poor relation to a Marquess, Lord Denby. Orphaned at a young age, Jane had to go to the workhouse; an incident that had shaped her life so far. She had to grow up early, and ever since she’s been brought back as a charity case to Lord Denby’s household when her mother died, she’s been cruelly shown her place in the world many, many times. Though Lord Denby’s son Blair was nice to her, his sister, Lady Carruthers was another thing. She’s a mean, viciously entitled woman and a bully to boots. As a result, Jane has always been left in a place of neither a lady, nor a servant. More like a governess. If Lady Carruthers could, she’d be a servant of Denby House by now. However, Jane has persisted, maintaining a semblance of dignity so far.

Cover Reveal: Just Until Morning by Dani Wyatt

Friday, June 23, 2017

Today we're revealing the cover for Dani Wyatt's upcoming release, Just Until Morning. Check it out!!

 
Just Until Morning
Dani Wyatt
Expected Publication: June 28, 2017
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35502252-just-until-morning
Taking what he wants has never been a second thought for Lincoln Kirk. His empire of private, high stakes poker rooms has brought him everything he thought he wanted in this life. Until it didn’t. The moment the lush, blond pixie burst into his life with her Mae West hips and Judy Garland smile, all bets were off.

Holli Holliday works a poker room like a swan on a still lake. Gliding through life on a hustle is what’s gotten her this far. Her dreams for the future don’t include poker and worrying about back rent, but she needs one more good score before she can take back the reins on her runaway life.

To settle a debt, Lincoln Kirk offers Holli the option of staying with him just until morning. Can one night turn into forever? Or will dangerous plans for starting a new life end one of theirs?

Author’s Note: Toss your chips on the pile because you are in for a long night. This sweet novella will steam your wrinkles flat and have you stacking the deck rooting for these two. It’s love at first sight, straight to the sticky bits with a happily ever after that will leave you swooning. 

Excerpt Tour and Giveaway: Flood by Elaine Cantrell

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Elaine Cantrell's latest release, Flood, as a part of the ongoing blurb excerpt tour. Also find an exclusive excerpt, hope you enjoy it!

Elaine Cantrell will be awarding a $15 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour
 
Flood
Elaine Cantrell
Published: June 1, 2017
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35234005-flood
Drawn together by their love of animals, Aria DeLuca and Caleb Hawkins burn for each other. They never suspected that malignant forces were successfully plotting Caleb’s ruin from the moment he entered her life.

When the flood of a century strikes Aria’s hometown, an alienated Caleb is all that stands between her and catastrophic loss.

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Promo Spotlight: Whisper Forever by C.A. Harms

Monday, June 19, 2017

I'm hosting a promo, today, on C.A. Harms's latest sports romance, Whisper Forever, as a part of the ongoing VBT. Also find some teasers for your enjoyment. Note that Whisper Forever is free on Kindle Unlimited!!
Whisper Forever
C.A. Harms
Published: June 13, 2017
Cover Model: Kristen Lazarus-Wood
Photographer: JW Photography
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35174652-whisper-forever
I wanted to forget him so many times. Erase the memories we shared and pretend he didn’t exist. It would have made his absence easier to accept.

Lucas Rivers broke my heart more than once. In my world he was my guy, the one I’d grow old with and laugh with. But things aren’t that simple, and time changes everything.

That naive girl with dreams of happily-ever-afters was gone. I didn’t need a man to complete me. I was enough—no, I was more than enough. I was strong and determined. I was Madelyn Emery, and never again would a boy break my heart.

But the moment Lucas returned after four years, acting like we could pick up where we left off, that strength inside me shifted. The more I tried to ignore his efforts, the harder he fought.

How can one simple word whispered by one man mean so very much?
“Forever.”

Samantha’s Confessions - “Another great addition to CA Harms’ work! Love”

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