BLOG TOUR * FIRST EARL I SEE TONIGHT * ANNA BENNETT * with #excerpt, + #review

 

 

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An heiress with a daring proposal. An earl who’s determined to resist her. And a love that just might be written in the stars, in First Earl I See Tonight by Anna Bennett.

Recently jilted by his fiancée, David Gray, Earl of Ravenport is not in the market for a wife. Even if Gray didn’t have his hands full renovating his crumbling country house, it would take more than a bold marriage proposal from a headstrong young beauty to thaw his frozen heart. Gray is confident that spending a week at his ramshackle estate will change her mind about marriage, but every passionate moment he spends with her tempts him to change his…

A talented artist, Miss Fiona Hartley desperately needs her dowry money to pay off a blackmailer set on ruining her sister. The handsome earl seems a sensible choice for a husband…if only she can convince him that romance will play no part. But marrying in name only may prove difficult for Fiona. Gray can’t help but be dazzled by her genuine warmth. Yet as their feelings deepen, Fiona’s deadline looms. Will her secrets destroy them, or is true love their final destiny?


ABOUT THE AUTHOR:


Annabelle Bennett started swiping romances from her mom’s bookshelf as a teenager and decided that books with balls, dukes, and gowns were the best. So, when she had the chance to spend a semester in London she packed her bags—and promptly fell in love with the city, its history, and its pubs. She dreamed of writing romance, but somehow ended up a software analyst instead.

Fortunately, a few years and a few careers later, Anna found her way back to writing the stories she loves and won the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart®. She lives in Maryland with her husband and three children, who try valiantly not to roll their eyes whenever she quotes Jane Austen.

Anna’s books include the Wayward Wallflowers series and the Debutante Diaries series.

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Excerpt:

“Lord Ravenport,” Lady Callahan intoned, closing
her fan with an expert flick of the wrist. “Please, allow
me to present my daughter Miss Sophie Kendall and her
friends Miss Fiona Hartley and Miss Lily Hartley.” Gray exchanged the expected pleasantries, then turned
to Fiona. A halo of loose curls crowned her head, and she
worried her plump bottom lip. Her pink gown exposed the
long column of her neck and the curve of her shoulders;
he could almost see her pulse beating wildly at the base
of her throat.
His instincts screamed for him to run right out of the
ballroom, and yet his boots remained rooted to the floor. Worse, before he knew what he was doing he’d asked her
to dance. “It would be my pleasure,” she stammered, taking his
arm. As he led her to the dance floor he questioned his own
good judgment—and not for the first time that day. He’d
witnessed Miss Hartley trip and tumble into the orchestra
at the Millbrook ball. He’d been dancing with Helena at the time but had paused to help her up. So much had changed since then. He had no idea if Miss Hartley’s dance partner had been to blame for the incident or whether she was prone

 

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My Thoughts:

The First Earl I See Tonight by Anna Bennett is a Regency Historical Romance. Book 1 in the “Debutante Diaries”, and it promises to be an exciting new series. Featuring, David Gray, Earl of Ravenport and Miss Fiona Hartley. Fiona is a talented artist being blackmailed, she must save her sister and family secret from scandal.  Gray has had a difficult childhood,  was just jilted by his fiance and his estate is need of finances to restore it to its formal glory.  Gray wants do this for his beloved grandmother, whose losing her eyesight.

A bit slow at first but picks up, about the third chapter.  To me it was a bit confusing at times, some things just didn’t come together for me, especially for the Regency era, but with that said it was an enjoyable and satisfying read. A few surprises along the way. The characters are charming. The plot was interesting but some things just did not fit well, to me. I enjoy a good romance, with  some mystery, suspense, and a HEA, which THE FIRST EARL I SEE TONIGHT does have. When, it all came together it was a bit of a let down, to me, it felt a bit rushed at the end  just before the finale.  Please, don’t get me wrong,  this is an interesting, and  enjoyable read. I enjoyed watching Gray and Fiona’s attraction grow into love and their HEA.

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Rating: 4
Heat rating: Mild
Reviewer: AprilR 
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BLOG TOUR — MISTLETOE AND KISSES –MARINE BLUE

Meet the Author:

Marnie hates having her picture taken; thus she looks like a deer in the headlights in most photos.When she’s not hiding from the camera, she’s cooking keto meals for her law enforcement officer husband and three kids, or scaling the mountain of laundry her family continually creates.

Basically, she’s a regular trapped-at-home mom, except she’s got other people living in her head, demanding she let them out and tell their stories. This is where her enjoyment of the snarky, sarcastic ’50’s housewife memes began; she only wishes she could be so glamorous when acting as a slave to her home.

Marnie enjoys lonely walks on the RI beaches (when she can get to them–it’s a Rhode Island thing), gardening (but not weeding) and coffee. Lots and lots (and lots!) of coffee.

 

 

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For Officer Justin Weaver, Christmas is the most hideous time of the year. To improve his “holiday cheer,” he’s been put on Officer Kringle duty, collecting toys for the Ho-Ho-Patrol.

It’s a week in holiday hell.

Worse, it comes with an elf—his little sister’s gorgeous best friend—but Lilly Maddox isn’t so little anymore. And as an annoyingly festive reporter looking to make her mark, she’s there to document his every move.

Justin’s always had a thing for Lilly, but he refuses to go there with her. Ever. Not after watching what his mom went through as a cop’s wife. But now that they’re trapped in his squad car, avoiding her just got a lot more complicated…

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BLOG TOUR: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox with #Giveaway, #Excerpt + #review

 

Welcome to the Official Blog Tour for Hester Fox‘s The Witch of Willow Hall! Today, on our tour stop, we have an exclusive excerpt AND a tour-wide giveaway to share!!! So… Check it out and grab your copy today!!!

 

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Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there’s still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn’t even know it. For fans of The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman, A Secret of Witches by Louisa Morgan and The Haunting of Maddie Clare by Simone St. James comes an addictive historical debut about strange power, fierce love, family secrets, and how the past haunts us in ways that demand to be seen.

 

Genre:

New Adult

Historical Fiction

Publish Date:

October 2, 2018

Publisher:

Harlequin’s Graydon House Books

Digital ISBN:

B077MKGQLR

Print ISBN:

9781525833014

 

 

Synopsis:

Two centuries after the Salem witch trials, there’s still one witch left in Massachusetts. But she doesn’t even know it.

Take this as a warning: if you are not able or willing to control yourself, it will not only be you who suffers the consequences, but those around you, as well.

New Oldbury, 1821

In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and their three daughters—Catherine, Lydia and Emeline—flee Boston for their new country home, Willow Hall.

The estate seems sleepy and idyllic. But a subtle menace creeps into the atmosphere, remnants of a dark history that call to Lydia, and to the youngest, Emeline.

All three daughters will be irrevocably changed by what follows, but none more than Lydia, who must draw on a power she never knew she possessed if she wants to protect those she loves. For Willow Hall’s secrets will rise, in the end…

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Hello readers, I’m so excited to share an excerpt with you from my debut novel, The Witch of Willow Hall (on-sale October 2, 2018). My name is Hester Fox, and hailing from Boston, I’ve always been fascinated with the rich and oftentimes dark history of this period. My novel takes place in a small New England town over 130 years after the infamous Salem Witch trials, and features a Gothic, melancholy atmosphere, restless spirits, and of course, resilient women. I hope you enjoy this excerpt I’ve pulled for you.

 

 

*Excerpt*

Gingerly, I get up, my legs full of pins and needles from sitting on the floor so long. Just like the night of the woman in the garden, I can’t stay in the library knowing that someone might be there. I must go and look for myself.

Even with the sun coming through the windows, illuminating the wood floors and catching the light of the crystal lamps, I feel as if I’m making my way through a dark, murky passage. My feet are heavy, as if they know something that my mind does not.

The door to the dining room is closed. It beckons me, yet repels me, exuding a sense of silent occupation. My ears buzz. A singsong chorus of whispers grows as I approach.

Are you ready?

I am here.

You attract them.

Are you ready?

Prepare for what lies ahead.

Prepare.

Prepare.

They mount and mount into a dizzying jumble of sound and I run the rest of the way to the door, my heart in my chest, my eyes squeezed shut. Grasping the knob, I fling open the door. The voices die away.

I knew it would be there. But it doesn’t stop me from gasping as every part of me curls back in on itself in horror. My blood turns to ice.

Seated at the table is a woman, or what used to be a woman. She sits as if she has every right to be there, as if she has always been there. A veil covers her face, but it is gauzy and threadbare, and I can see the contours of the features beneath. Her dress is old, black as night yet opalescent as the moon through a cobweb. Paralyzed with fear, I watch as it moves about her of its own accord, a soft undulation as if she were underwater. And though I can see her as clear as day, the veiled woman in our dining room, there’s a translucence to her, and the panoramic wallpaper is just visible behind her. She is like nothing and no one I have ever seen before, and yet she is familiar, as if I have always known her.

“Come, child.” Her voice comes from everywhere and nowhere, and when her words are finished, I have the unnerving feeling that they weren’t spoken aloud at all, but came from within my head.

She beckons me with a knobby finger, more bone than flesh.

I can’t drag my gaze away from her face, the sunken holes where there ought to be eyes, the lipless mouth, all teeth and blackness. The cold pie that I just enjoyed churns in my stomach and threatens to come up. She beckons me again, and I imagine those long, terrible fingers closing around my neck and choking the life out of me. I imagine them raking me across the face until ribbons of skin flutter from my skull. I stand my ground, unwilling to deliver myself up to her. She is the stuff of my novels, a grotesque horror that titillates on the page, but sends terror into my heart when in the same room as me.

She gives something like a grunt, and as if able to read my thoughts, says, “One hundred and thirty years of death is not gentle on a body. Come, do not gawk.” I dare not disobey her, so I force my leaden feet to move a few steps closer.

The smell of decay and death fills the room, sickly sweet and putrid at the same time. My stomach clenches at the memories the odor brings back of Emeline in her coffin. My throat is tight, my mouth cotton, but somehow I’m able to gasp out, “W-who are you?”

She makes a noise, something between a snort and a laugh, a scraping, rattling sound, though it’s devoid of humor. “Do you not know your own forebear?”

The blackness of her dress curls around her like a snake, but she sits as motionless as if she were carved of stone. Her stillness is suffocating, it dares the house to be silent, and punishes the sunlight for filtering in through the window.

Warily, I come to a halt at the edge of the dining room table. I don’t know what she’s talking about. “Forebear?”

“Have you not looked upon me since you were a babe? Do you not recognize in me what flows through you?”

“I…” But then it comes to me. The lace collar, though tattered and black as her dress, is unmistakable around her neck. “You’re the woman in the painting. Mother’s ancestor.”

The inclination of her head is small, barely perceptible.

 

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Hester Fox

 

Praise for The Witch of Willow Hall

“Fox’s spins a satisfying debut yarn that includes witchcraft, tragedy, and love, set in 1821 New England… The inclusion of gothic elements adds a visceral feel that fans of historical fiction with a dash of the supernatural will enjoy.” –Publishers Weekly

 

“Hester Fox’s THE WITCH OF WILLOW HALL offers a fascinating location, a great plot with history and twists, and characters that live and breathe. I love the novel, and will be looking forward to all new works by this talented author!” —Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author

 

 

 

“Beautifully written, skillfully plotted, and filled with quiet terror, readers will devour this absorbing, Gothic tale of romance and suspense. Perfect for fans of Simone St James and Kate Morton.” — Anna Lee Huber, the national bestselling author of the historical Lady Darby Mysteries

 

 

 

“Beautifully written, with an intriguing plot full of suspense and mystery, The Witch of Willow Hall will cast a spell over every reader.” — Lisa Hall, author of Tell Me No Lies and Between You and Me

 

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THEY CAN NEVER KNOW – SHERI MESHAL – with #Giveaway,


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For over fifty years, Cleota Ferguson has kept her head down and done as she was told. She managed to outlive her abusive husband, but that’s about it and not by much. Time is running out and the money already has, when she accidentally discovers the means to live a completely different life. Her meth-making stepsons are the last people who can ever discover what she’s found. Forget putting her in a home. They’ll put her in the ground right behind the barn. Sometimes you have to disappear to truly find yourself.

What would you do if your last chance at happiness required you do everything you’re afraid of?

“Hugely enchanting…reading Sheri Meshal is like listening to a favorite aunt who just happens to be a phenomenal storyteller.” ~ Anton Lee Richards, author Blueberry Pancakes
 “Sheri Meshal has a gift for creating characters you’re going to want to spend time with. Cleota is a touching and provocative story. Go for the ride.” ~ Jim Wormington, author Under Different Suns
“A heartwarming story of a journey of self-discovery and renewal. In They Can Never Know, Sheri Meshal paints a portrait of a character you won’t soon forget.” ~ Ed Pionke, screenwriter, director, producer, Mother’s Milk

 

 

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Swallowtail
Chicago wife, mother and finance executive Claire Cummings, arrives at work one morning to discover her friend Julia has embezzled millions and vanished. Blindsided and devastated by the betrayal, she’s sent home pending further investigation. Claire’s bizarre death the following day sends everyone reeling, guessing and looking for her in all the wrong places. In no time she’s addicted to an enchanting menagerie of tricks and techniques for getting the living’s attention, but most people are harder to reach than she’d ever dreamed and even harder to set free.
She was still a mother, a wife, a daughter and a friend… she’d move heaven and earth to keep it that way.
Sheri Meshal’s Swallowtail is a haunting story about life, love, loss and just how far we’ll go to control it all.

This debut from a thought-provoking new voice in fiction begs the question… what would you do if all the rules changed, and you were suddenly bestowed powers beyond your greatest imagination?

“This book comforts me. It is like being wrapped up in a blanket of love. I strongly urge you to read this book. While the story is a book of fiction, it will make you examine your life. It will move some of you to tears like me. Ultimately, it will leave you with a sense of love.” ~ Kelli R. Guilbeau
“This is quite a special book. The soft, delicate and imaginative way the author describes things in the book is truly beautiful. Swallowtail is now firmly in the top three of my all time favourite books that I will always treasure and I highly recommend this deeply moving and joyous book to you all.”  ~ Beck Valley Books
“I am rarely so blown away by a book like I was with this one. SO many emotions and feelings are brought out by this story. Loss, coping, recovering and some real happiness.”  ~ Jenn’s Review Blog

 

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Chokecherry

Forty-one year old Dana Quinn, a closet writer, career waitress and three-time psych ward patient has just lost her last family member. For Dana to go on, she must create a life meaningful enough to answer her eternal question: why did she alone survive the tour bus crash that killed her family? That’s a tall order for someone who’s barely managed to exist. Never married, in and out of an institution where only her writing saved her, Dana works a dismal job with a few friends she’s managed to keep at a safe distance.Feeling lost and hopeless in the weeks following Aunt Irma’s unexpected death, Dana discovers a letter and takes her aunt’s advice to simply walk away from her life in Queens and return to her family farm to write herself well one more time. For over thirty years Dana’s believed the farm was sold and did her best to forget it. But what if everything in the house is frozen in time exactly the way they left it? Nothing can stop her from walking through that door.On the road she adopts a one-eared dog and finds a new best friend in Iowan-turned-New Yorker, Stu, who’s given up designing off-Broadway sets to care for his ailing mother back in his tiny hometown.
Chokecherry, her father’s beloved farm, is not at all what Dana expects and far more than she bargains for. By firelight, Malcolm reveals the cryptic history buried in the tunnel, and why the big barn strikes fear in the hearts of those who enter it. Despite its tragic past, the farm also possesses an undeniable capacity to heal the broken heart of anyone who embraces it. In fact, it seems to be a magnet for broken hearts. Just as Dana and her friends form a tight bond and rise to the challenge of helping Chokecherry realize its true potential, a supernatural ability she’s failed to repress for years, nearly kills her. Dana’s forced to fight for a life she wants—a life that finally answers her eternal question in ways she never could’ve imagined.

“Chokecherry is now up there with Swallowtail in my favorite book category!” ~ Life as Leels
“This was different from anything I have read before and it kept me captured. It must have been my fastest reading ever as I didn’t want to miss anything.” ~ R Simmons
“There is love, loss, and even a touch of the supernatural. Seriously this books has it all.” ~ Ashley’s Pretty Little Life
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About the author

Sheri Meshal spent most of her childhood on an old farm in Iowa. She loves dogs, neuroscience, reading and mini-triathlons. When she isn’t writing, she’s hanging out with her nieces and nephews every chance she gets.She currently lives in Chicago with her boyfriend, Gabe and her dog, Jessica.

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They Can Never Know by Sheri Meshal is a unique and unpredictable Women’s Fiction. A heartwarming and enchanting journey of self-discovery, friendship and renewal. Features, Cleota Ferguson, who was abused by her husband  for over fifty years, but somehow she managed to out live him.  Now with no money and  what her meth-making stepsons might do next, she must do things she was afraid to do. 
Ms. Meshal manages to create a character that will steal your heart. You will hold her forever in your mind. She’s a wonderful, rich character, who does what she thinks she must to protect herself. But will she be able to survive, alone? Steady paced, a definite unique story, that’s emotional, but sweet story of how one woman manages to survive and grows. She discovers alot about herself.  Well written story! Ms. Meshal is a talented storyteller,  who brought this character to life on the pages of THEY CAN NEVER KNOW. She was a new to me author and I thoroughly enjoyed Cleota’s story. 
I have volunteered to share my review and all the opinions are 100% my own.

 

Rating: 4

Heat rating: Mild

Reviewer: AprilR

 

 

 

 

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Lovers at Heart, Reimagined (Love in Bloom: The Bradens) by [Foster, Melissa]NEW RELEASE….
Discover the magic of New York Times bestseller Melissa Foster’s writing, and see why millions of readers have fallen in love with the Bradens.

 

A Note From The Author:

If you’re new to my stories, get ready to meet the couple who started the Braden sensation! Avid fans of the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection may have read Treat and Max’s original story, Lovers at Heart. For the past several years, I have had the nagging feeling that there was MORE to Treat and Max’s story than I had originally thought. If you read and loved their original story, you’ll adore this new, more mature and detailed spin on it! Find out the REST of Treat and Max’s story and fall in love all over again in LOVERS AT HEART, REIMAGINED!

 

In LOVERS AT HEART, REIMAGINED…
Treat Braden wasn’t looking for love when Max Armstrong walked into his Nassau resort, but he saw right through the efficient and capable facade she wore like a shield to the sweet, sensual woman beneath. One magnificent evening together sparked an intense connection, and for the first time in his life Treat wanted more than a casual affair. But something caused Max to turn away, and now, after weeks of unanswered phone calls and longing for the one woman he cannot have, Treat is going back to his family’s ranch to try to finally move on.

A chance encounter brings Treat and Max together again, and it turns into a night of intense passion and honesty. When Max reveals her secret, painful past, Treat vows to do everything within his power to win Max’s heart forever—including helping her finally face her demons head-on.

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Within the Love in Bloom big-family romance collection you’ll find fiercely loyal heroes and smart, empowered women on their search for true love. They’re flawed, funny, and easy to relate to. Characters from each series appear in future Love in Bloom books. All Love in Bloom books may be read as stand-alone novels or as part of the larger series.

 

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Melissa writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance and women’s fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Readers adore Melissa’s fun, flirty, and sinfully sexy, award-winning big-family romance collection, LOVE IN BLOOM featuring the Snow Sisters, Bradens, Remingtons, Ryders, Seaside Summer, Harborside Nights, Wild Boys and Bad Boys After Dark, and the Montgomerys. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented– perfect beach reads for contemporary romance lovers who enjoy reading about loyal, wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines with complex and relatable issues.

Melissa also writes sweet and clean romance under the pen name Addison Cole.

Melissa has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Her interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.

Melissa is available to chat with book clubs and welcomes comments and emails from her readers. Visit Melissa on social media or her personal website.

 

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My thoughts:

LOVERS AT HEART REIMAGINED by Melissa Foster is a contemporary romance collection with fiercely loyal heroes, smart, and empowered women. A new release to an older version of this story, updated and expanded.  Set in Weston, CO.  Love in Bloom Big-Family Romance Collection, The Bradens (at Weston). Features, Treat Braden, wealthy and the oldest Braden and Max Armstrong, Festival organizer. The characters are flawed, funny, and easy to relate to. The sizzling chemistry between Treat and Max, will pull at your heartstrings. The emotion, passion and pure romance of this story will keep you turning pages. A smexy, sassy, sultry story with strong women who are flawed but with huge hearts, the heroes are loyal and fierce.  A steamy but fun read. Readers of sizzling chemistry,  sexy heroes,  strong, sassy women, are sure to enjoy this romantic Contemporary Romance.  Well done, Melissa Foster!

I received this book through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, I have volunteered to share my review and all the opinions are 100% my own.

 

 

Rating: 4.5

Heat rating: Steamy

Reviewer: AprilR 

 

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A Love So Sweet (Sweet with Heat: Weston Bradens Book 1) by [Cole, Addison]
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Discover the magic of the Bradens, and fall in love with Addison Cole’s rich and romantic storytelling.

A Love So Sweet is a Sweet with Heat novel and conveys all of the passion you’d expect to find between two people in love without any graphic scenes or harsh language. If you’re looking for a spicier romance, pick up the steamy edition, Lovers at Heart, Reimagined, written by New York Timesbestselling author Melissa Foster. Addison Cole is Melissa’s sweet-romance pen name. 


In A Love So Sweet…

Treat Braden wasn’t looking for love when Max Armstrong walked into his Nassau resort, but he saw right through the efficient and capable facade she wore like a shield to the sweet, sensual woman beneath. One magnificent evening together sparked an intense connection, and for the first time in his life Treat wanted more than a casual affair. But something caused Max to turn away, and now, after weeks of unanswered phone calls and longing for the one woman he cannot have, Treat is going back to his family’s ranch to try to finally move on.

A chance encounter brings Treat and Max together again, and it turns into a night of intense passion and honesty. When Max reveals her secret, painful past, Treat vows to do everything within his power to win Max’s heart forever—including helping her finally face her demons head-on.

 

About SWEET WITH HEAT novels… 
Sweet with Heat books are the sweet editions of the Love in Bloom steamy romance novels by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Sweet with Heat books convey all of the passion you expect between two people in love, without any explicit scenes or harsh language.

Book Excerpt
Watch for the upcoming November release of 
Book 2 of Sweet with Heat: The Bradens at Weston Series

Discover the magic of the Bradens, and fall in love with Addison Cole’s rich and romantic storytelling. 

Our Sweet Destiny is a Sweet with Heat novel and conveys all of the passion you’d expect to find between two people in love without any graphic scenes or harsh language. If you’re looking for a more explicit romance, pick up the steamy edition, Destined for Love, written by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Addison Cole is Melissa’s sweet-romance pen name.

In OUR SWEET DESTINY…
After ditching a troubled relationship—and her veterinary practice in the process—Jade Johnson returns to the safety of her small hometown and finally finds her footing. That is…until her horse is injured and the son of the man her father has been feuding with for more than forty years comes to her rescue. She’s spent forever trying to deny her attraction to headstrong, too-handsome-for-his-own-good cowboy Rex Braden. The last thing she needs is that particular man complicating her life.

Fiercely loyal Rex Braden has never put anyone or anything before his family. Despite the irate family history, sparks fly between Rex and Jade, unleashing fifteen years of stifled, forbidden love—and causing the rebel in each of them to rear its powerful head.

Loyalties are tested, and relationships are strained as Rex and Jade find out if true love really can conquer all.

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SIGN UP for ADDISON’S Sweet with Heat newsletter. Fun, flirty romance with a dash of heat. www.AddisonCole.com/NewsletterDOWNLOAD the first book in Addison’s Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers series free: READ, WRITE, LOVE AT SEASIDE

Addison Cole is the sweet alter ego of New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. She writes humorous and emotional sweet contemporary romance. Her books do not include explicit sex scenes or harsh language. Addison spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she dreams up wonderful love stories in her house overlooking Cape Cod Bay.

Addison is proud to be part of the Main Street Romance family, a partnership with bestselling authors Nancy Naigle, RaeAnne Thayne, and Chris Keniston, bringing sweet happy-ever-after love stories to the Main Street Romance community. Join them at www.MainStreetRomance.com ~ open 24/7 just for you.

Addison enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups and welcomes an invitation to your event.

Addison’s books are available in paperback, digital, and audio formats.

 
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My thoughts 

A Love so Sweet by Addison Cole is a “Sweet with Heat”, novel. Book #1 in her new series “Sweet with Heat: The Bradens at Weston”.

Featuring Treat Braden and Max Armstrong. Trent is the oldest of the Braden at Weston children. Addison Cole’s characters are multidimensional, with empowered and sassy women, hot, loyal heroes, friends,  family with a sweet romance without graphic love scenes or foul language. I adore flawed characters which adds more drama, and gives readers a better understanding of the way they act.  Trent and Max are charming and realistic. A satisfying and enjoyable read. Addison Cole is Melissa Foster’s pen name for her “Sweet with Heat” series, in case you didn’t already know this tidbit of information.  Another great by the fantastic Addison Cole.

I have volunteered to share my review and all the opinions are 100% my own.

 

Rating: 4.5

Heat rating: Sweet with heat

Reviewer: AprilR 

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“Hunted By Them” By Lia Davis Blog Tour with #Giveaway

Hunted By Them” By Lia Davis
Blog Tour

 

The highly anticipated third installment in the WITCHES OF ROSE LAKE Series is almost here!!
Hunted by Them
(Witches of Rose Lake Series, bk 3)
by Lia Davis
 
Blurb:
Run, Cassia!
I’ve dreaded my sister’s telepathic warning since the day she left me in the care of the Carter Moon Pack.
They’re coming for you.
Now, I’m an animal to be hunted down. All because the Council fears the power that runs in my veins.
Because I’m a hybrid witch and wolf. It doesn’t matter that father is a councilman.
The council’s hunters are closing in, and I’m running out of options. When I stand my ground and face them, I’m no match for the four alpha males that flood my senses with desires too strong to ignore.
I have a choice to make.
Stay and fight, or keep running.
Hunted by Them is the third installment of the paranormal, reverse harem Witches of Rose Lake series.
Available for pre-order at
Release Date:
October 17, 2018
Witches of Rose Lake Series
About The Author
In 2008, Lia Davis ventured into the world of writing and publishing and never looked back. She has published more than thirty books, including the bestselling A Tiger’s Claim, book one in her fan favorite Ashwood Falls series. Her novels feature compassionate yet strong alpha heroes who know how to please their women and her leading ladies are each strong in their own way. No matter what obstacle she throws at them, they come out better in the end.
While writing was initially a way escape from real world drama, Lia now makes her living creating worlds filled with magic, mystery, romance, and adventure so that others can leave real life behind for a few hours at a time.
Lia’s favorite things are spending time with family, traveling, reading, writing, chocolate, coffee, nature and hanging out with her kitties. She and her family live in Northeast Florida battling hurricanes and very humid summers, but it’s her home and she loves it!
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RELEASE DAY BLAST~THE SHERIFF’S LITTLE MATCHMAKER~CARRIE NICHOLS

Meet the Author:

2016 RWA® Golden Heart® Winner and 2016 & 2015 Maggie Award winning author, Carrie Nichols, is a hardy New Englander transplanted to the Deep South, where she marvels how two inches of snow can bring a city like Atlanta to its knees. She loves to travel, is addicted to British crime dramas and knows a Seinfeld quote appropriate for every occasion.

She has one tolerant husband, two grown sons, and two critical cats. To her dismay, Carrie’s characters—much like her family—often ignore the wisdom and guidance she lovingly offers. She enjoys weaving heart, home and humor into her stories.

Carrie is a member of RWA, Georgia Romance Writers, and Chattanooga Area Romance Authors.

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About the Book:

When teacher Sasha Honeycutt kisses a handsome cowboy in a bar on a dare, she never expects to see him again. To her surprise, though, he walks through the door of her classroom for a parent-teacher conference. Sheriff Remy Fontenot might be sexy as sin, but Sasha has no interest in falling for another police officer. Rose Creek, Texas is her fresh start after being “that poor widow.” Only, Remy’s precocious daughter has big plans for the two of them…
After their stolen kiss, Remy knows there’s a sexy woman hiding under that school marm charm. When fate—aka his seven-year-old—keeps putting her in his path, he decides to take it as a sign. His daughter needs a mom, and the intriguing, beautiful Sasha is perfect for the role. Not to mention their chemistry is off the charts. Unfortunately, he’s set his sights on the one woman in town who has no interest in falling for another man with a badge.
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My Thoughts 

The Sheriff’s Little Matchmaker by Carrie Nichols is a sweet, clean, feel good story of love,  and life, set against a small town background, in Rose Creek, Texas.  Features,  Sheriff Remy Fontenot,  teacher Sasha Honeycutt, a 7 year old, Evie, sassy banter,  sweet romance and a little girl determined to match her father with her new teacher. Would make a great Lifetime or Hallmark movie.

Definitely,  a feel good read! I enjoyed the characters and the plot, the sweetness of the two made for enjoyable reading. A quick read, perfect for a rainy day or on a chilly Autumn night. Thus was my first reading anything from this author,  and I enjoyed this one. Plan to read more from Carrie Nichols.

I voluntarily received a complimentary copy, however,  these are my honest opinions. I was in no way required nor compensated to write a review.”

 

Rating: 4

Heat rating: Sweet

Reviewer: AprilR 

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“Nevermore” By Dannika Dark Cover Reveal Blitz

Nevermore” By Dannika Dark
Cover Reveal Blitz
October 4, 2018

Check out this awesome cover for
NEVERMORE
the next installment in the CROSSBREED SERIES!
 
Nevermore
(Crossbreed Series, Bk 6)
by Dannika Dark
 
 
Blurb:
Raven returns to her childhood home to rebuild her severed relationship with her father. After a long year of capturing violent criminals and thwarting assassination plots, she could use a vacation.
But trouble is brewing on the home front. When Raven discovers her father is in financial peril, she’s determined to set things right even if it means sacrificing her heart in the process. Meanwhile, her relationship with Christian is on shaky ground when a skeleton falls out of his closet. Will they be able to leave the past behind, or is the trust between them dead and buried?
When the bonds of love are put to the test, only the courageous will prevail.
Release Date:
January 15, 2019

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About the Author

Dannika Dark is the USA Today Bestselling Author of Urban Fantasy Romance and Paranormal Romance books. Her books have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, and she is a 2016 Audie Awards finalist. In addition to writing about supernatural worlds, Dannika is passionate about graphic design and creates all her own covers and series art. When not writing in her cave, she enjoys indie music, reading, Netflix, heaps of chocolate, and unleashing her dark side. 

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We Love Kink – Erotic Romance Anthology 2018

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Blurbs:

The Missing Key by Rose C Carole

Maddy Howard’s husband left her for another woman. But when she collects his things to throw them out, she finds a pair of handcuffs. Desperate to explore the world of BDSM—something her ex disparaged—Maddy tries on the cuffs to see if it turns her on. Not quite. But the cuffs do capture her in an unexpected way, and Maddy has to turn to locksmith Aiden Thompson, who also happens to be the Dom she met at her first munch. Can she trust him to not only extricate her from her predicament but also lead her into the lifestyle she yearns for?

Flirting with Temptation by Marie Tuhart

When one night lead to more

After spending an unforgettable passionate night with Gavin, Amber Delaney knows they have no future together. As a teenager, she was diagnosed with a medical condition. She can’t burden Gavin with her secret, but the more time they spend together, the more she’s falling in love with him.

Gavin wants Amber. She’s eluded him for two weeks after their night together, but he’s not waiting any longer. He gets her to agree to dinner with him, which ends up with them in bed together again. Gavin is falling for Amber and he wants her in his life, but she’s fighting her attraction to him and he’s determined to find out why.

Bad Boy by Samantha Cayto

Danny strives to be a good boy for his master, but his painful past can make it hard. With no one to understand and protect him, he had to survive by his own wits and courage. Those are difficult habits to break even with Master’s deft training. To stop from being a bad boy, he needs to remind himself of how his life with Master began and relearn what it means to truly submit to the man he loves and trusts.

Birthday Cuffs by Frances Stockton

Having just closed a difficult undercover investigation, jaded vice-detective Dare Hunter returns home intending to avoid corrupting his sexy, kink-curious neighbor on his birthday. He never expects Ellie Sullivan to seduce him with a kiss, a dare, and a delicious proposition, much less set out to steal his heart. Little does she realize she’s had the power from the start.

Freeing Faith by Ronna Reston

Since the night she was betrayed by a man she had trusted with her secret needs, Faith Summers has closed herself off to men, romance, and to love. Can a weekend with Lorenzo Alvarez, her sexy co-worker and Dominant, show her what it means to submit to a man who is worthy of her?

Don’t Get Caught by Ava Campbell

Wendy would rather stay inside and avoid people all together, but one promised of a date, her world goes from boring, to exciting, and slightly risky.

Zander live a life full of danger, yet he harbors a secret he can’t really share with just anyone. When Wendy walks into his life, everything is alive and full of life. However, with his job, her job, they both need to be aware of their surroundings, and most importantly, not to get caught.

Author Websites:

Rose C Carole – https://www.roseccarole.com/

Marie Tuhart – http://www.marietuhart.com

Samantha Cayto – http://www.samanthacayto.com

Frances Stockton – http://www.francesstockton.com

Ronna Reston – https://www.facebook.com/ronna.reston

Ava Campbell – https://avacampbellbooks.weebly.com

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