Brock by Roxanne St. Claire

Brock by Roxanne St. Claire

It’s time to meet Brock and Jenna Gillespie wants to learn more too! A biographer looking to fix her reputation discovers that she will have to build relationships and gain trust from one of the most tight families in Maine. Full of her own family issues and drama, she’s ready to make a name of her own and fix her past. Will she finally have the chance and will it be the beginning of a future she always dreamed of or end her career before she has a chance to redeem it?

A family who is in the spotlight and full of secrets will discover that sometimes it’s ok to trust the press, secrets will eventually find a way out into the world, and love for the right reasons  can be the most satisfying thing ever.

There have been rumors and gossip regarding the Blackthorne family name and famous whisky, what will happen when Jenna uncovers information that could change everything?

It’s time for Brock to open up and trust, will he let Jenna into his world and discover that she only wants to help uncover the truth, not smear his reputation and family secrets in the daily gossip rags.

If you love a series where each book is read as a standalone and the plot stretches throughout each book with some details, you don’t want to miss the latest release from Roxanne St. Claire.  The Blackthorne family is exciting, romantic, and full of all-the-things.

A sinfully sweet, hotter than sweet with bedroom romance that tingles in all the right places, and a dash of spice to satisfy that slightly spicy craving. Don’t miss the sixth installment in the Blackthornes series that has much to please. Adventure, mystery, a plot that is tight and characters will fully developed arcs, and let’s not forget a ton of romance.

I’m always up for a Blackthorne adventure, and I hope you are too.  The perfect addition to your bookshelf or e-reader today!

I received an ARC from L. Woods PR for a fair and honest review.

 

Meet the Blackthorne men, each one as hot, fast, and smooth as the whisky that built the family fortune, and yachts and race cars that bear their name. From proud Scottish stock, Blackthornes never lose. But, one by one, the seven sexy men in this family are about to risk everything when they fall for strong and beautiful women who test their mettle in life…and love.Don’t miss these sexy, heartwarming, emotion-filled books by seven bestselling authors: Barbara Freethy, Julia London, Lynn Raye Harris, Cristin Harber, Roxanne St. Claire, Christie Ridgway and Samantha Chase.Check out every book in the series!

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Published since 2003, Roxanne St. Claire is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of nearly fifty romance and suspense novels. She has written several popular series, including The Dogfather, Barefoot Bay, the Guardian Angelinos, and the Bullet Catchers.

In addition to being an ten-time nominee and one-time winner of the prestigious RITA™ Award for the best in romance writing, Roxanne’s novels have won the National Reader’s Choice Award for best romantic suspense four times, as well as the Maggie, the Daphne du Maurier Award, the HOLT Medallion, Booksellers Best, Book Buyers Best, the Award of Excellence, and many others.

She lives in Florida with her husband, and still attempts to run the lives of her teenage daughter and 20-something son. She loves dogs, books, chocolate, and wine, but not always in that order.

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Butterfly in Frost by Sylvia Day – Review, Excerpt and Giveaway

When you are working so hard to move forward from the past and you meet the one person who can help you work through it. Will it be enough? Can you forgive and learn to love?

If Garrett Frost and Teagan Ransom can find hope and accept the secrets they are afraid to share, they might find they can accept and forgive to discover what it truly means to love, again.

A scorchin read that may lead to an unexpected need to turn on the A/C.

 

Excerpt: Butterfly in Frost by Sylvia Day

Roxy bounces on her feet with excitement. “Les and Marge sold their house.”

I blink. “I didn’t know they were selling.”

She laughs and heads toward the front door. “That’s the thing. They weren’t.”

“Wait, what?” I hurry after her as she steps outside.

I look to the right at my home, a lovingly restored butterfly-roofed midcentury, then on to the traditional house just beyond it that belongs—belonged—to Les and Marge. Including Roxy’s, all three of our homes have unique lots set between the homes that line the street and the Sound, affording us unhindered views of the water as well as exceptional privacy—all within a twenty-minute drive of the airport.

Roxy shortens the length of her stride to allow me to catch up, then glances over at me. “The day after you flew to New York, a Range Rover pulled into their driveway, and the guy inside offered them cash to close—and move out—in fourteen days.”

My step falters, and Minnie gets momentarily tangled in her leash. The dog shoots me what I would describe as an irritated look, then keeps trotting forward. “That’s crazy.”

“Isn’t it? Les wouldn’t say how much the offer was, but I’m thinking it was huge.”

We march up the inclined driveway, my head tilted back to take in the houses scaling the hillside. Designed with big windows to maximize the view, the homes have a look of wide-eyed wonder. Our little stretch of the Sound used to be a secret, but with the housing boom taking over Seattle and Tacoma, we’ve been discovered. Many residences are undergoing major renovation to suit the tastes of new owners.

Reaching the road, we turn left. To the right is a dead end.

“Well, if they’re happy,” I say, “I’m happy for them.”

“They’re overwhelmed. It was a lot to happen all at once, but I think they’re happy with their decision.” Roxanne stops when Bella does, and we wait as the two dogs mark one of their usual spots on the gravel edging the asphalt. There are no curbs on the streets in our neighborhood and no sidewalks. Just beautiful lawns and a profusion of flowering shrubs.

“We all tried prying information out of them,” she goes on, “but they weren’t sharing anything about the sale.” She gives me a sidelong glance. “But they did share a bit about the buyer.”

“Why are you looking at me like that?”

“Because Mike and I both think the buyer is someone famous. A film director maybe. Or an artist. Can you imagine? First Emily, a bestselling author. Then you, a reality-TV surgeon. Now this guy! Maybe we’re sitting on the new Malibu—beachside living without wildfires or state income tax!”

The mention of Roxy’s husband, Mike, coaxes an inner smile. A New York transplant like me, he adds a welcome touch of the life I left behind to the reality I’ve since created for myself—a reality that’s just been rocked by the loss of neighbors I like.

“What are the clues you’re working with?” I ask, deciding to play along. If I’ve learned anything the past year, it’s to accept the things I cannot change. A tough task for a control freak like me.

“Les pointed out to this guy that he hadn’t even seen the inside of the house. The guy said he didn’t need to. He knew already that ‘the light is perfect.’ I mean, who would say that? Gotta be someone who’s in visual arts, right?”

“Maybe,” I agree tentatively, disquieted by the unexpected conversation. The road rises sharply before us, the incline steep enough to put a little burn in my thighs. “Doesn’t mean he’s famous, though.”

“That’s the thing.” Her words carry a note of breathlessness. “Les wouldn’t give numbers, but he did say it was crazy the guy didn’t just buy that huge compound at the end of the street. That house is listed for three and a half million!”

My mind staggers at the thought. Les and Marge have—had—a beautiful home, but it’s not worth anywhere near that much.

“I think I saw the buyer once through that big arched window in the living room,” Roxy goes on. “The blonde with him was a looker. Supermodel skinny with legs for days.”

I’m panting when we reach the top; Roxy, who hits a gym most days of the week, is not.

A quarter mile farther, there’s a street to the right leading to Dash Point. Beyond that and straight ahead, the road slopes back down and around until it’s at water level. Redondo Beach is there, as is Salty’s, a restaurant on stilts in the water with expansive views of Poverty Bay and beyond. I’m about to wax poetic about Salty’s seafood chowder when a runner dashes around the corner at a full sprint. His sudden appearance rattles me. A closer look makes me freeze midstride. My breath locks in my lungs.

There are too many things to register at once, so my mind attempts to absorb the whole man. Dressed only in black shorts and shoes, he is a visual feast of deeply tanned skin, intricate sleeves of tattooed art, and sweat-slicked, flexing musculature.

And his face. Sculpted. Square-jawed. Brutally, breathlessly handsome.

Roxy, now a few feet in front of me, gives a low whistle. “Hot damn.”

 

Author Biography

Sylvia Day is the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today, #1 Sunday Times, #1 Der Spiegel, and #1 international bestselling author of over twenty award-winning novels sold in more than forty countries. She is a #1 bestselling author in twenty-eight countries, with tens of millions of copies of her books in print. Visit the author at www.sylviaday.com.

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Her Super-Secret Rebound Boyfriend by Kerri Carpenter is funny, sexy, and full of surprises. What happens when a pretend relationship unexpectedly leads to more?

A high school reunion, a little white lie, a pretend relationship, and a family that knows when you’re in too deep. Who will save who?

Don’t miss the latest book from Kerri that’s full of wit, charm, spice, and wisdom from those four Golden Girls ;). Oh they were wise beyond their time!

Sometimes family isn’t the one you’re born into, it’s the one you create along the way.

Scorchin – Caution, may lead to unexpected need to turn on the A/C. I received this ARC from Entangled Publishing. 

Author Bio:
Award-winning romance author Kerri Carpenter writes contemporary romances that are sweet, sexy, and sparkly. When she’s not writing, Kerri enjoys reading, cooking, watching movies, taking Zumba classes, rooting for Pittsburgh sports teams, and anything sparkly. Kerri lives in Northern Virginia with her adorable (and mischievous) rescued poodle mix, Harry. Visit Kerri at her website, on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, or subscribe to her newsletter.

 

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Butterface by USA Today Bestselling Author Avery Flynn is a story about acceptance, love, and finding the courage to follow your heart without caring what other think. A wedding planner and a cop are about to find out what happens when they find love in the least suspecting place. 

Gina Luca is tired of being the laugh of the party or the joke to laugh at. Can she finally find a man who will love her and stand up to anyone who challenges her beauty? A woman with drive, focus and passion and a family who will protect her at all costs, can they save her heart from being shattered into a million pieces? 

Ford Hartigan will overcome obstacles to find love. What will happen when a plan to solve a crime implodes? The truth always comes out and sometimes even the best cops can’t see what’s right in front of them.

Games, wicked chemistry and a cast of characters make this a must read book that will hook you from the first page. I loved the opening scene, it was emotional, exciting, and full of all the sexy witty one-liners we love from Avery.

Have you ever felt inadequate with one or more features? We are all human and this book delves into that black hole, how we see ourselves and how others see us. Is it possible for the sexy hot guy to fall in love with someone who considers themselves average and the center of one to many pranks?

True love looks beyond our physical features, doesn’t care about our imperfections, it embraces them. Avery has taken a topic and made it relatable, loveable, and sexy.

This spicy adventure is best enjoyed with your favorite iced-beverage, a cozy chair, and maybe a fan. I received an ARC from Entangled Publishing for a fair and honest

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Phillip by Cristin Harber

Phillip by Cristin Harber

 

 

 

Once again Phillip Blackthorne has ruined Ashely Cartwrights plans, or has he? An unfortunate incident with a goat is the final straw and when her plans for the future don’t align with her family expectations, she’s ready to cut him lose. Oh, if she could only stand up to her mother, she’d finally have everything she wants. Will she ever find the courage?

Love is all that matters to Ashley Cartwright, will she be able to marry for love or merge her life with another prominent family to further their financial portfolio?

A romance story that proves money isn’t everything and sometimes it takes a second chance to see what really matters. When Phillip runs into Ashley again, he will once again need to prove his intentions and worth.  Can he overcome his transgressions and unfortunate past? Will he finally be able to stand on his own and not be judged?

I am truly enjoying this series and with each new story the connective plot remains smooth and I can’t wait to see how the next author weaves the mysteries ;).

Don’t miss this sinfully sweet, hotter than sweet with bedroom romance that tingles in all the right places. Add a dash of spice to satisfy that slightly spicy craving and you have the perfect escape for anytime of the day!

 

 

Meet the Blackthorne men, each one as hot, fast, and smooth as the whisky that built the family fortune, and yachts and race cars that bear their name. From proud Scottish stock, Blackthornes never lose. But, one by one, the seven sexy men in this family are about to risk everything when they fall for strong and beautiful women who test their mettle in life…and love.Don’t miss these sexy, heartwarming, emotion-filled books by seven bestselling authors: Barbara Freethy, Julia London, Lynn Raye Harris, Cristin Harber, Roxanne St. Claire, Christie Ridgway and Samantha Chase.

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About the Author:

New York Times bestselling author Cristin Harber packs her military romance, romantic suspense, and new adult romance novels with steam, sizzle, and action of all types. Whether you want fireworks in the bedroom or a hunky ex military team that saves the day, her bestselling romance novels will make you swoon and smile.

Her summer reading list is insanely long, but she always finds time to fall for new book boyfriends, and when she’s not writing sexy love stories, Cristin is tinkering around her house, playing with the kids and dog, or trying out some new-and-absurd DIY project.

Cristin’s series include Titan, Delta, Only, and projects with Liliana Hart and 1001 Dark Nights, and with the 7 Brides for 7 Soldiers series along side of Barbara Freethy, Roxanne St. Claire, Christie Ridgway, Lynn Raye Harris, Julia London, and Samantha Chase.

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Ross by Lynn Raye Harris

Ross by Lynn Raye Harris

Ross Blackthorne lives for the adrenaline of his cars and the thrill of the chase. One second will change his life forever. What will he do when he discovers that he needs to step back from racing, the only thing he wants and the one thing that has defined who he is?

A quick negotiation will prove Ross with one week to fix the predicament he’s in and get back to living his dream. All he has to do is dip his hat into the family business and learn the trade. Is he up for the challenge? What will he do when he meets Holly Brooks, the one woman who can change his entire life?

Holly had dreams of whiskey for her future and a legacy she hoped to leave. One moment changed everything for her and now she’s left wondering if she’ll ever see a drop of her dreams.

If Holly can teach a Blackthorne about whiskey she might save her future and her heart. This story has fast cars, bourbon and a few explosions both off and on the racetrack. It’s time for Ross and Holly to discover their full potential and ignite their path together.

More must read romance full of whiskey, charm, and a whole lotta spice. Sometimes a little education can lead to great ideas and sometimes, nice guys don’t have an ulterior motive. Will scandal destroy the family name or will they prove that they stand behind each other, no matter what?

It’s time to head out to the race track and learn the ins and outs of fast cars, bourbon and family. Discover a spicy must read for your next vacation. Best enjoyed with your favorite iced-beverage, a cozy chair, and maybe a fan.

I received an ARC from L Wood PR for a fair and honest review.


Meet the Blackthorne men, each one as hot, fast, and smooth as the whisky that built the family fortune, and yachts and race cars that bear their name. From proud Scottish stock, Blackthornes never lose. But, one by one, the seven sexy men in this family are about to risk everything when they fall for strong and beautiful women who test their mettle in life…and love.Don’t miss these sexy, heartwarming, emotion-filled books by seven bestselling authors: Barbara Freethy, Julia London, Lynn Raye Harris, Cristin Harber, Roxanne St. Claire, Christie Ridgway and Samantha Chase.

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Lynn Raye Harris is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the HOSTILE OPERATIONS TEAM SERIES of military romances as well as 20 books for Harlequin Presents. A former finalist for the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award and the National Readers Choice Award, Lynn lives in Alabama with her handsome former-military husband, two crazy cats, and one spoiled American Saddlebred horse. Lynn’s books have been called “exceptional and emotional,” “intense,” and “sizzling.” Lynn’s books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide.Connect with Lynn!

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The Extra Shot – Tides of Time by Luna Joya

The Extra Shot – Tides of Time by Luna Joya

 

Welcome to The Extra Shot where you’ll find an EXCLUSIVE excerpt from Tides of Time by Luna Joya.

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If only the dimmed lighting and dark glasses could excuse her gawking at the man behind the front podium. All muscles and tanned skin, he looked up from his notes, and his gaze locked on her face.

The exhaustion of back-to-back shifts must have caught up to her. Or the cost of her magic decided to crash into her as it did for Delia, who’d black out from using too much.

Cami bit back a groan. She’d drawn so hard on her psychic ability to connect with animals last night and then her elemental magic this morning, she should’ve expected her powers would demand replenishment. Her magic craved fulfillment from a hot guy. This hot guy. She’d probably leaked the desire all over him. She swallowed, shoving down the need as best she could with the powers calling for collection of a debt owed.

With one hand bracing her sister, Cami tugged her sunglasses into her tangle of curls and blew out a breath. Feeding Mina was top priority. No more sexy daydreams about a handsome guy.

The fleeting second she’d given in to the fluttering in her belly had been the best part of her week. Time to return to the reality of her witchy family.

“Why do you know so much about bad boys and scandals?” She wrinkled her nose in an adorable grin. “It’s kind of hot.”

“Yeah?” He checked to see if she was teasing, but watching her lips move, all he could do was imagine what they’d feel like on his.

He hesitated. What was it about her that made him doubt himself? Most women moved along when they saw he was already married to the restaurant. But Cami was different. She had her own ambition.

He brushed his knuckles over her soft cheek before skimming them along her jaw. She shivered, and he grinned. He wondered if she tasted as sweet as she smelled, but he didn’t want to scare her off.

All he’d thought about this week were her golden eyes, her scent, and the pull she had on him. He’d never experienced a connection on this base level to anyone or anything other than the ocean. It was crazy how she made him think of the call of waves and swells.

She stretched her fingers to brush the nape of his neck. Sam stilled with every single nerve focused on that delicate touch. He almost lost control when she grinned a mischievous, sly smile and a dimple flashed. His breath caught as she pressed her lips to his and quickly deepened the kiss.

He’d been wrong about her. She might be reserved and serene on the surface, but her passion was wild and bewitching. She was anything but the calm cool waters he’d expected. She was a riptide. Sam’s last coherent thought was how he’d be happy to drown in her before need took over.

 

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Award-winning author Luna Joya writes hex and sex in The Legacy Series, a witch family saga of romances about kickass heroines and the men who love them.

Fluent in sarcasm and penal code, Luna prosecutes sex crimes and homicides by day and writes paranormal romance at night. She loves history, especially Los Angeles and Hollywood lore. A survivor of traumatic brain injury with steel body parts, she lives in SoCal with her combat veteran husband and their two-pound terror of a rescue pup.

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