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The Black Knight's Reward by Marliss Melton and Sydney Jane Baily

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Black Knight's Reward
Warriors of York #2

Marliss Melton and Sydney Jane Baily
Medieval Romance
Published in 2016 (originally 2003)

H/h - Lord Luke D'Aubigny/Lady Merry du Boise
Setting: England, 1155 AD.

Read in May, 2017.
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The Black Night’s Reward by Marliss Melton and Sydney Jane Baily is the second book of the Warriors of York series. Much like book 1, this one had plenty of everything going on to have me glued to it. This book wasn’t short by any means with more than 400 pages! However, I hadn’t noticed the page count until I was almost finished, so yep, I enjoyed it almost as much as book 1.

Both books are set a few years apart in the Anglo-Norman era in England, when battles and blood were the way of life... or so it seemed. Book 1, The Slayer’s Redemption, is of Christian De La Croix’s, who had earned a name as a blood-thirsty, warmonger lord but it had a lot to do with gossip. In fact, Christian didn’t fight more than any lord would fight their enemies to secure their territory and the people they care for. However, Christian was also the by blow of a Danish heathen, a mercenary who used to terrorize that part of England once upon a time. It wasn’t until much later, when he’d already been trained by his brute of a father in such a way that almost destroyed any softness in him, that Christian learned the man’s relationship with him. He was cruel, mean. He had raped Christian’s mother. So the story of his birth is as painful as the life that has been his since then. To avenge his mother, Christian killed his father and his other family, which was probably one of the main incidents behind his dubious reputation.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Love Bites by Jeanne Bannon

Friday, May 19, 2017

I'm hosting a promo, today, on Jeanne Bannon's contemporary romance novella, Love Bites, as a part of the ongoing book blitz. Also find an excerpt for your enjoyment. The giveaway includes 3 ebooks by the author, so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!!
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Love Bites
Jeanne Bannon
Published: March 5, 2017 by CreateSpace
Cover Artist: Covered Creatively
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34505013-love-bites
LoveBitesFrom international best-selling author, Jeanne Bannon, comes the story of Jack O’Hurley, a man who's protected his broken heart by running away and refusing to open himself to love. After years of hiding behind any excuse not to let his walls down, he can’t help but be intrigued when he meets the most unusual woman he’s ever set eyes on. Star is certainly not what he’s been looking for but she just might be what he needs.

As Jack begins to fall in love with the eccentric Star, another woman vies for his attention. Torn between the two very different but equally alluring ladies, he puts into play his tried and true system for determining whether he will continue to date a woman — introducing each to his dog, Phil.

Crazy as it may seem, Jack trusts Phil’s instincts more than he does his own. The only problem is that none have yet to pass the Phil Test.

Promo Spotlight and Giveaway: Unmasking the Earl by Elizabeth Keysian

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Today, I'm hosting a promo on Elizabeth Keysian's latest historical romance release, Unmasking the Earl (Wayward in Wessex #2), as a part of the ongoing VBT. The giveaway includes a $15 Amazon GC and an ebook of book 1, Distracting the Duke, so don't forget to enter via rafflecopter below!!
Unmasking the Earl
Elizabeth Keysian
(Wayward in Wessex #2)
Published: May 15, 2017 by Entangled Scandalous
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34879712-unmasking-the-earl
Devastated by the disappearance of his sister, the Earl of Stranraer has gone to extraordinary lengths to find the notorious rake responsible, and enters his household incognito to wreak his vengeance. But his enemy has an unexpected protector—the innocent but headstrong Miss Cassandra Blythe.

Cassie is determined to learn the art of seduction. But she is blindsided by her body's thrilling response to the wrong man—a mysterious servant who shows up at the most inauspicious moments to spoil her lessons in love with warnings of her imminent ruin. When she learns the handsome servant's identity and the reason for his deception, she resolves to help Stranraer, but only if he abandons his vow to destroy his enemy.

The earl is sorely tempted to give the meddlesome beauty a lesson in seduction she’ll never forget. But she turns the tables, and he gets his own lesson in forgiveness…and love. 
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