Under the Kissing Bough Blitz Day 2

***** Congratulations to the Day 2 Giveaway Winners *****

You have 24 hours to comment on this post or a new winner will be selected at the end of the Blitz!

Elizabeth Rose Giveaway

Jennifer Wadkins you have won ONE e-book from her backlist

Anna Markland Giveaway

aworrah and Rachael Clemons you have each won ONE Kindle e-book (from Anna Markland’s backlist of single titles)

Congratulations to all!

Happy Reading 🙂

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15 brand-new novellas. 15 best-selling romance authors. A holiday-themed collection like no other.

What happens under the kissing bough doesn’t necessarily stay beneath the kissing bough…

According to lore, the origins of which date to the late 12th century, no lady should refuse a kiss beneath the mistletoe, else she will not marry in the next year. In exchange for the kiss, a berry is removed from the sprig until all of the berries are gone and no more kisses can be stolen. Some also believe that a sprig of mistletoe collected from a local church and placed beneath a maiden’s pillow will inspire dreams of her future husband.

What happens when fifteen daring heroines pin their hopes on mistletoe, a little luck, and a kiss in this multi-genre, limited edition holiday collection from 15 bestselling authors? Pure holiday magic!

The Whole Latte:

There is nothing better than a holiday anthology to kick off a festive season full giving, treats and LOTS of romance!  This collection will cross off all three in one clean swoop and at a bargain price of ninety-nine cents, it’s worth every penny. Do NOT miss out on must read romance!

I’ll be featuring a few novellas every day until release day on November 22nd. Catch up with characters and authors you know and love, or discover them for the first time.

Again, the line-up has many of my favorites and I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

Some of these have a little more spice than others and balance the collection perfectly.

Be sure to check out the great giveaways daily and comment for a chance to win.

Happy Reading and Happy Holidays!

 

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Bio:
Elizabeth Rose is the bestselling author of 56 books, an amazon all star, and consistently in amazon’s top 100 bestselling, most popular authors of historical romance. Writing medieval, small town contemporary, paranormal and western romance, she is known for her series and characters that cross over to other books. Her latest release is Restless Sea Lord – Book 1 of her Legendary Bastards of the Crown Series. Her novella, Destiny’s Kiss, which is included in the Under the Kissing Bough Boxed Set is actually the prequel to this series. You can find out more about Elizabeth and her books by visiting her website at https://elizabethrosenovels.com.

Why I joined the set: When Barbara Devlin came up with the kissing bough set a year ago, I was very excited to join the group and loved the idea. Since so many of my fellow authors who also write for Kathryn Le Veque’s De Wolfe pack in Kindle Worlds would be joining in, I looked forward to working with them once again.

Destiny’s Kiss Blurb:

Lady Annalyse Granville is the cursed second-born twin, feared by all and said to have been spawned by the devil. Hidden away in an abbey most her life, she now returns to her father’s castle at the request of her very pregnant sister who happens to be the king’s mistress. Things change in Annalyse’s life quickly as soon as one of her father’s guests, a Scot named Ross from Clan Douglas, traps her under the kissing bough – and she receives her first kiss.

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Annalyse looked up to the kissing bough hanging right above her head, and her heartbeat resounded in her ears so loudly she was sure others could hear it, too. Never had she thought she’d ever be standing under a kissing bough and the idea excited her. The bough was a ball interwoven with twigs and fir tree greenery, decorated with an apple, candles, and berries. The abundance of holly decorating it would surely bring good luck.

Then she saw the ivy above her head and a knot formed in her stomach. Everyone knew ivy was supposed to be kept outdoors and not brought across the threshold because that meant death. Then again, perhaps that was naught more than a silly superstition. Dangling precariously from the bottom of the kissing bough was a fresh sprig of green mistletoe with several small, white berries. This was something she’d never seen at the abbey. The church didn’t allow mistletoe within its holy walls since it was associated with pagan customs and Druids.

Once again, she felt as if she were doing something naughty by standing here. Not just because of the traditions, but because her sister needed her and she was purposely stalling. Gabrielle, being the first-born twin, had experienced kisses under the mistletoe many times in her life and Annalyse decided now it was her turn. She couldn’t pass up this opportunity. Even though Gabrielle was heavy with child and her message sounded urgent, she would have to wait just a little longer.

“Och, my lady, I didna even see ye standin’ there.”

Annalyse’s eyes dropped from the kissing bough to see a Scot with a tankard in his hand heading in her direction. His broad chest was large and foreboding, while his hair boasted the color of the fiery hot flames of hell. Not that she’d know what the flames of hell looked like, since she’d been raised by nuns and attended church several times a day. If the nuns hadn’t been superstitious, they would have accepted her into the Order. But they didn’t want The Almighty scowling down at them for bringing a cursed second-born twin into their Order and so she remained an outcast even in the eyes of God.

The Scot’s craggy brows lifted and she saw a playful twinkle in his dangerous green eyes. Scots were to be feared and this one looked to be an abundance of trouble. He smiled at her. That told her he didn’t know who she was or he’d be keeping his distance. With a saffron leine half-open she could see the hairs on his chest peeking out from between the leather laces of his tunic. A dark green plaid wrapped around his waist and was thrown over one shoulder and pinned with a metal badge.

She didn’t dare even to breathe. Never had she ever been so close to one of these savages before and wondered if she were in danger. After all, the Scots were enemies of the English. What could this man possibly be doing in her father’s castle? Her gaze shot around the room as she desperately scanned the area, looking for her sister. Gabrielle was nowhere to be seen, only ladies and knights standing under more kissing boughs. The women giggled and the men pulled them into their arms and kissed them in front of everyone. This wasn’t what she expected to find at all and it would do naught to help her out of this awkward position.

“I suppose ye’re waitin’ for a kiss as well, my lady. Well, I willna disappoint ye.”

Before she had a chance to object, the Scotsman pulled her up against his chest with one hand while he cradled his drink in the other.

“I – I think you –” She never had a chance to finish her sentence because his mouth covered hers with a big, wet kiss.

The Whole Latte:

Lady Annalyse Granville believes that her life is worthy of the same happiness as her twin sister. Unfortunately her family has focused on a curse and it has driven the to treat her horribly.

After a handsome Scotsman appears everything will change for Annalyse and it all begins with just one kiss.

A case of mistaken identity, superstition and a Christmas wish make this a magical holiday romance.
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Official Blurb for If You Loved Me:

Adelaide Farthingale’s journey from York to London as Christmas approaches takes an unexpectedly romantic turn when Desmond Cameron, the Marquis of Blackfell rescues her from an overturned carriage. The problem is, she’s on her way to London to meet her intended husband and can’t possibly fall in love with Desmond… can she? Adelaide keeps tucking that darn kissing bough under her pillow in the hope of dreaming of the man she’s supposed to marry, but Desmond keeps popping up in her dreams.

Desmond Cameron is in no hurry to marry and he certainly has no intention of marrying Adelaide Farthingale, for as a marquis he can aim far higher than the daughter of a merchant. But Adelaide, neglected by her father and raised in isolation in a lonely abbey north of York, simply tugs at his heart. She’s as hopeful as Desmond is cynical, and so eager to gain her father’s approval, that she’s about to sacrifice her happiness by marrying his business partner. But after a kiss under the mistletoe, Desmond knows Adelaide is the Christmas miracle he’s been yearning for.

Why I Joined Boxset:

I was delighted when Barbara Devlin and Kathryn Le Veque invited me to participate in the Under The Kissing Bough boxset because I’d worked with them in Kathryn’s Kindle World of the de Wolfe Pack and that was a wonderful experience. I wanted to work with them again, and the perfect opportunity came along with this Christmas set. I had already started writing If You Loved Me, another lighthearted romance in my Farthingale series, that took place during the Christmas season, but I was looking for that special, charming twist to make it irresistible to my readers. Of course, the kissing bough. Thank you Barbara Devlin! Adelaide keeps tucking that darn kissing bough under her pillow in the hope of dreaming of the man she’s supposed to marry, but Desmond keeps popping up in her dreams. The perfect touch! And now I’m so excited for everyone to read the story!

The Whole Latte: If You Loved Me by Meara Platt is a story of hope and the journey of discovering that sometimes it’s ok to follow your heart.

Adelaide Farthingale has one job, to complete whatever tasks her father wishes. Desmond Cameron is an unexpected roadblock on her journey home and not part of her plan.

Will Adelaide defy her father’s wishes all in the name of mistletoe and magic?

A must read that is best enjoyed with a cozy wrap, a hot mug of your favorite drink and a cozy chair.

Meara Platt’s Bio:

Meara Platt is an award winning, international bestselling author and an Amazon UK All-star. She has traveled the world, works as managing partner in a boutique law firm in NYC, occasionally lectures and finds time to write. Her favorite place in all the world is England’s Lake District, which may not come as a surprise since many of her stories are set in that idyllic landscape, including her Regency paranormal Dark Gardens series to be released in December 2016 by Dragonblade Publishing.

 

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Official Blurb:

Dervenn de Roure is a hero of the Battle of Hastings, the same conflict that left Victorine de Toeni orphaned and facing poverty. She must marry to survive. Dervenn’s scarred face bears testimony to his sacrifice, but the haughty Victorine cannot overlook the fact he is a Breton, not a Norman. It might take the scheming of an unlikely matchmaker like William the Conqueror to make her see Dervenn is the man she needs.

The Whole Latte:

Unkissable Knight by Anna Markland is a story of acceptance, love and devotion.

In an time where women have no voice Victorinne de Toeni has caught the attention of her King and a potential suitor. When it comes to love she will soon discover that appearances do not matter, that beauty comes from within and holiday superstitions are not to be taken lightly.

Dervenn de Roure has suffered and his injuries haunt him despite his charming personality. Many would deem him unworthy of true love, but he will settle for nothing less. When he meets Victorinne his world will change forever and he is prepared to wait for marriage until love conquers all.

Discover a tender and spicy tale this holiday season.

Don’t miss this medieval tale of two lovers and the adventure they begin. This two peppers spicy latte hot 2 Jalepenosdelight has just enough sizzle to make you tingle. Oh, and yes, it’s for  mature readers 18+.

 

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Day 2 Giveaways

*** Elizabeth Rose has generously offered:  ONE e-book from her backlist

*** Anna Markland has generously offered: TWO Kindle e-books (from her backlist of single titles)

For a chance to win one of these AMAZING prizes please comment and respond to the following questions on this blog post:

What is your favorite holiday dessert? Feel free to share the recipe if you make it 🙂  

Contest runs from 11/18/16 12:01AM thru 11/19/16 3:00 PM
Winner will be announced on this blog post on 11/19/16 sometime after 3:00 PM.

Winner MUST comment on this post within 24 hours to claim their prize or a new winner will be randomly selected.

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Discover the World of De Wolfe Pack

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Meet the World of de Wolfe Pack. Check out a few of these amazing stories and enjoy the World of de Wolfe Pack.
Be sure to read through all the way to the end ;)!

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A Knight’s Desire by Catherine Kean

Medieval Romance, England, 1192

Lady Rosetta Montgomery, a descendant of the fierce Norman de Wolfe warriors who subdued England alongside William the Conqueror, is on her way to her wedding when she’s kidnapped by a rider dressed all in black. She discovers her abductor is Lord Ashton Blakeley, her first and only true love, who left her to go on Crusade. Ash is a changed man now, with disfiguring scars and agonizing secrets. As rumors of lost Anglo-Saxon gold and treachery unfold, and Rosetta grows to understand the man Ash has become, will she help him fight for their love, or will the danger surrounding the hidden riches cost them all that they treasure?

Author Info:

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Bestselling, award-winning author Catherine Kean’s love of history began with visits to England during summer vacations. Her British father took her to crumbling medieval castles, dusty museums filled with fascinating artifacts, and historic churches, and her love of the awe-inspiring past stuck with her as she completed a B.A.(Double Major, First Class) in English and History. She completed a year-long Post Graduate course with Sotheby’s auctioneers in London, England, and worked for several years in Canada as an antiques and fine art appraiser.

After she married a tall, handsome, and charming Brit and moved to Florida, she started writing novels, her lifelong dream. She wrote her first medieval romance, 
A Knight’s Vengeance, while her baby daughter was napping. Catherine’s books were originally published in paperback and several were released in Czech, German, and Thai foreign editions. She has won numerous awards for her stories, including the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence. Her novels also finaled in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards and the National Readers’ Choice Awards.

When not working on her next book, Catherine enjoys cooking, baking, browsing antique shops, shopping with her daughter, and gardening. She lives in Florida with her husband, teenage daughter, and two spoiled rescue cats. Visit her website at
https://www.catherinekean.com

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Hildie McQueen

Historical Romance, Western, Novella

Trouble follows Brogan Hage into Silver City, Idaho, when injuries force him to seek medical attention. An unexpected offer has him thinking about settling in the bustling town. Between outlaws showing up and a beautiful passionate woman, the hardened lawman is not sure which is more dangerous. Town doctor’s daughter, Sarah Sutherland, finds herself fiercely attracted to the wounded U.S. Marshal in her care. The fact he has a reputation for ruthlessness does not stop her from falling in love. What happens with a young woman’s first love is a hardened man?

Author Info:
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Breton Wolfe by Victoria Vane

Medieval/Viking Romance, Novella

“She swore to defy him to her dying breath… But passion blurs the line between love and hate…

The bluest blood and the hardest heart… at least when it comes to marriage… The daughter of a duke and granddaughter of a king, Adele of Vannes was bartered at birth in a marriage treaty for the sole purpose of producing a royal heir. When her philandering husband is slain by Norse marauders, she is coerced to wed again in order to protect her home and her people. Adele knows that her beloved Brittany needs a strong hand to survive, but how can she ever reconcile her bitterness and hatred with the desire she feels for her mortal enemy?

She’s the jewel he seeks for his Breton crown…A Barbarian bent on building a dynasty, Valdrik Vargr, ‘the Norse Wolf,’ is renowned for both his bravery in battle and shrewdness in statecraft. Setting his sights on claiming the kingdom of Brittany, he knows that siring sons from royal blood would solidify his hold, but the woman he would claim as his queen refuses to have him. Will he fuel her hatred by taking her to his bed, or will the man who strikes terror in the hearts of men be reduced to wooing his bride? “

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Victoria Zak

De Wolfe’s Honor by Victoria Zak
Historical Paranormal Romance, Novella

Honor knows no bounds when it comes to love.
The youngest son of the de Wolfe pack, Thomas de Wolfe, is an honorable knight, who prides himself in sustaining his family’s courageous, legendary name, but in wolf fashion. After a tragic pilgrimage to the Holy Land, Thomas returns home to England a changed man and ready to fulfill his beloved Tacey’s dying wish; to protect her daughter, JewelAna’s, true identity. In order to keep his honor, he must sacrifice his own happiness and deny the alluring pull between him and JewelAna. How long can Thomas keep his oath before the tether that holds him back breaks, unleashing his wolf and his desire to claim his mate?
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Pure-blood Welsh princess, JewelAna de Shera, grew up believing that she was born into the legendary English house of de Wolfe, until one day a jaunt into the marshlands of Wales awakens a sleeping malice that reveals a different story. Her true identity is laid bare when a persistent dragon, Fáfnir Wend Draki, comes to collect what is rightfully his; JewelAna. Can she convince Thomas to break his oath and claim her as his own before his wolf is destroyed by the dragon’s flame?

Author Info:

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Victoria Zak is an internationally bestselling author in Scottish Historical Paranormal Romance. Her first book, Highland Burn, is a finalist for the 2015 RONE award for best paranormal romance.

Growing up in the sister city to Stirling, Scotland, Scottish flare was abundant throughout Dunedin. From her High School band to the annual Highland Games that took place right across the street from her childhood home, the bagpipes beckoned her toward her calling. It seemed only natural for Victoria Zak to want to write in the Scottish historical romance genre. Add to the fact, she was also a paranormal romance junkie, there was no doubt that her influences would be the driving force behind her stories.

Although, she never sought out a writing career, her desire for the written word grew the more she read. Her love for Scotland, curiosity of history, and passion for romance has inspired her to write her first book, Highland Burn. The Guardians of Scotland series continues with Highland Storm and Highland Fate .

Today, Victoria Zak lives in the sunshine state with her husband, two beautiful children, and three furry friends. Living in paradise, being a stay at home, and to be able to share her stories has been a blessing.

Victoria loves to hear from her readers. You can connect with her through FB, Twitter, G+, and her website, www.victoriazakromance.com.

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Dragon Fire by Christy English
Medieval Romance, Norman/Welsh

Torn between two men and two worlds, Mati faces an impossible choice. Sent away from her homeland of Wales as a child when her mother married their sworn enemy Sir John Ellsrod in an effort to keep the peace, Mati falls in love with his son, Roland. When she is called to abandon her childhood love in order to marry Lord Gareth, cousin to the Prince of Angelsey, she is offered what she most wants in the world: a chance to go home. But the conflict between her long-time love for Roland and her new-found love for Gareth threatens to undo her. Torn between duty and love, which man will she choose?

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Highland Dawn by Anna Markland

Medieval/Highland Romance, Novella

“HIGHLAND DAWN…inspired by Kathryn Le Veque’s Lion of the North.

Loyalty, honor, and obligation dictate Keith Starkey’s return to his Highland wife and their loveless marriage. He must leave behind a shy English lass who nursed him back to health after he was gravely wounded and left for dead at the battle of Towton.

Daughter of a murderous traitor, Aurora de la Londe is abandoned by her domineering father when he switches his allegiance to the Yorkists. She needs a champion, but Keith cannot be that man, despite his attraction to her.

The convent offers Aurora’s only escape from the desolation of a broken heart and the threat of vengeance from the Lancastrians for her father’s treachery.

It seems unlikely these two mismatched souls will find the path to happiness—unless fate intervenes.

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Lone Wolfe by Barbara Devlin

Medieval Romance, Novella

It is the tempestuous time of the Wars of the Roses and, as the Lancasters and the Yorks battle for the Crown, Lady Desiderata de Mandeviel is caught in the games men play in their lust for power and privilege. Contracted to wed from birth, she welcomes a union with the love of her life, the greatest lancer in England, Titus Saint-Germain. When her father delivers news of her betrothed’s untimely demise, and demands she marry another, Desi must choose between her heart’s desire and family loyalty. Will Desi trust her instincts or yield to paternal authority?

Harboring a secret, the truth of his parentage, imparted by his mother on her deathbed, Titus Saint-Germain finds himself trapped between two warring factions with no escape. A loyal Yorkist, the warrior knight serves with distinction and valor, until his own men, in the heat of battle, betray him. It is a scene eerily similar to the one that claimed the life of his father, the great Titus de Wolfe, at Towton, with a singular exception. Help arrives in the form of an unlikely ally—an uncle unaware of his brother’s progeny. Will Titus resist fate and deny his destiny, or will the Lone Wolfe, at long last, journey home to the Lair?

Author Info:

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Bestselling author Barbara Devlin was born a storyteller. A Texan, through and through, Barbara hasn’t been without a book in her possession since she was in kindergarten. She wrote her first short story, a really cheesy murder-mystery, in high school, but it was a Christmas gift, a lovely little diary with a bronze lock, given to her in the fifth grade that truly inspired her love of writing.

After completing part of her undergraduate studies at the University of London, where she developed a love of all things British, Barbara returned home and began a career in banking. But the late 80s weren’t too promising for the financial industry, and every bank that hired Barbara soon folded. So she searched for a stable occupation, and the local police department offered the answer to her prayers.

Initially, Barbara wasn’t too sure about her new career in law enforcement, but she soon came to love being a police officer. And then one uncharacteristically cold and icy day in December 1998, Barbara was struck by a car and pinned against a guardrail while working an accident on a major highway. Permanently disabled, she retired from the police department and devoted her time and energy to physical therapy.

Once Barbara got back on her feet, she focused on a new career in academia. She earned an MA in English and continued a course of study for a Doctorate in Literature and Rhetoric. She happily considered herself an exceedingly eccentric English professor, until success in Indie publishing lured her into writing, full-time, featuring her fictional knighthood, the Brethren of the Coast.

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Love’s Legacy
by Amanda Mariel

Regency romance

Can love’s legacy bring two war weary souls together? Drawn by a flicker of light coming from the ruins of Babylon Castle, Rebecca Sumerfield is driven to investigate. The last thing she expects to find is the castle’s owner, a Captain in the British Army. Still devastated from her brother’s death in battle, she despises all things military.

Having survived Waterloo, Captain Camden Le Bec isn’t in the market for romance. He stops at Babylon Castle, the perfect place to gather his thoughts, only for the spirited Rebecca to storm his castle and demand he leave at once. Her fearless defiance and selfless heart awaken a desire Camden has never known. He’s determined to possess her, but Rebecca refuses to risk another broken heart.
Will they find solace in each other’s arms, or has war pushed them both beyond any hope?

Author Info:

Amanda Mariel dreams of days gone by when life moved at a slower pace. She enjoys taking pen to paper and exploring historical time periods through her imagination and the written word.

When she is not writing she can be found reading, crocheting, traveling, practicing her photography skills, or spending time with her family.

Amanda lives along the Lake Huron shoreline in northern Michigan with her husband and twokids. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts Degree with a concentration in literature and has a long-standing love affair with sugary junk food.

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/#!/AuthorAmandaMarie1

Twitter www.twitter.com/AmandaMarieAuth

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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/10209362.Amanda_Marie

Website: https://amandamarieauthor.wix.com/amandamariel

Newsletter: https://eepurl.com/bhkzmj

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Nobody’s Angel by Meara Platt
Historical Romance, Regency, Novella

Letitia Beresford, daughter of the Earl of Beresford, has always been able to hear her guardian angel, but understanding him is quite another matter when he only speaks in riddles. Now he’s warned Lettie that her soul mate and the only man who will ever make her happy, will disappear from her life forever unless she acts quickly.

Lettie is willing to find him, but who is he? Her angel won’t tell her, and now she’s botched the search, ruining her best friend’s engagement party and infuriating everyone, including her parents who decide to ship her off to family in Wrexham until the fuss dies down. Her best friend’s adoptive brother, Brynne, a foundling left on her neighbor’s doorstep as an infant, is assigned to escort Lettie.

Along the journey, Lettie realizes that Brynne is her soul mate, and to prove it to cynical Brynne, she promises him that she will discover his true lineage. Brynne has been in love with Lettie for as long as he can remember, but how can a foundling ever hope to marry an earl’s daughter? The only hint to his identity is the birthmark on his shoulder in the shape of a wolf.

After all these years and no one stepping forward to claim him, Brynne knows it will take a miracle to discover the truth. Brynne doesn’t believe in miracles, nor does he intend to remain in England. He has always been alone in the world and knows he is nobody’s angel. With less than two weeks before Brynne leaves her forever, can Lettie discover Brynne’s identity and prove that love is the greatest miracle of all?

Author Info:

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Meara Platt is happily married to her Russell Crowe look-alike husband, and they have two terrific children. She lives in one of the many great towns on Long Island, New York and loves it, except for the traffic. She has traveled the world, works as managing partner in a boutique law firm in NYC, occasionally lectures and finds time to write. Her favorite place in all the world is England’s Lake District, which may not come as a surprise since many of her stories are set in that idyllic landscape, including her Romance Writers of America Golden Heart award winning story.

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Promise of a Knight by Eliza Knight

Medieval/Tudor romance

Scottish Court, 1503 English knight, Sir Liam de Wolfe, has been charged with escorting Princess Margaret Tudor from England to the Scottish court where she will marry King James IV of Scotland. The newfound peace between the countries feels foreign, but he is bound by duty to honor the treaty, and his king’s wishes.

Once on Scottish soil, his attention is caught by a fiery lady–one who intrigues him with her witty banter, her passionate eyes, and admirable resolve. But she is Scottish, born to be his natural enemy.

As much as he tries to walk away from her, he finds himself drawn to her beacon of light. Scottish lady, Alexandra Maxwell, has been sent to the royal court under the guise of serving the new queen. Her parents are against the new treaty bringing peace between Scotland and England, and want her to commit treason, acts which Alex adamantly opposes. But how can she naysay her mother and father? They will toss her into a convent if she refuses, and yet if she’s caught certain death awaits her at the end of a hangman’s noose. To make matters worse, she seems to be falling for the English knight who has completely captivated her attention, whose kisses are a sweet escape from the torment in her mind. To fall for the enemy would most assuredly mean a fall from grace.

If Liam were to find out why Alex was really at court, he’d not only turn against her, but he’d see her tossed into the dungeon himself.
Can a relationship between English and Scottish go beyond that of battle? Can they trust one another? Love one another? Solve centuries worth of warring? Is it worth the risk?”

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The Siege of Lady Aloria by Christina McKnight

Historical Romance, Regency, Novella

Lady Aloria has experienced firsthand what balls, betrothals, and the ensuing betrayals can do to a woman. To heal her heart, Aloria’s aim is to simply survive her final grand ball before her twenty-fourth birthday, and hope that her parents finally come to terms with her spinsterhood and allow her to retire to the country in peace.

Unfortunately, Marcus Adair, the Duke of Wolfeton, has other plans for her future. In town to secure a bride, he has set his sights on Aloria, and no other woman will do. But after a chance meeting in a darkened hallway, Marcus realizes he not only needs Aloria in his life; he desires her above all others. Can Lady Aloria forget her scandalous past to build a future with the Duke of Wolfeton?

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Christina McKnight is a book lover turned writer. From a young age, her mother encouraged her to tell her own stories. She’s been writing ever since.

Currently, she focuses on Historical Romance, Urban Fantasy, and Paranormal Romance.

Christina enjoys a quiet life in Northern California with her family, her wine, and lots of coffee. Oh, and her books…don’t forget her books! Most days she can be found writing, reading, or traveling the great state of California.

Follow her on Twitter: @CMcKnightWriter

Keep up to date on her releases: www.christinamcknight.com

Like Christina’s FB Author page: ChristinaMcKnightWriter

Add Shunned No More to your Goodreads List:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16099744-shunned-no-more-a-lady-forsaken

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Together Again by Scarlett Cole

Contemporary Romance, Novella

Virginia-based Navy SEAL, Lieutenant Commander Wade Wolfe knows two things. First, the Colombia mission was a success, and he has no clue who carried out the atrocities the media are accusing his team of. Second, he fully intends to marry the sexy nurse with pretty green eyes who is currently stitching the gunshot wound on his thigh. Nurse Jeremy Scatler, named for the boy she was meant to be, has no intention of falling for the sweet-talking SEAL, no matter how hot he is, in or out of his clothes. Tied to San Diego, she’s tried the whole long distance thing before and it didn’t stick. Finding out your sailor boyfriend just got engaged to someone else has a way of killing hope. But a common dream of an ancient warrior pulls them together in a way neither of them wants or needs. Until the trouble from Colombia follows Wade home, putting them both in danger. Can Wade eliminate the threat and find a way for the two of them to be together? Or will they spend a lifetime apart?

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Trusting The Wolfe by Lana Williams

Historical Romance, Victorian, Novella

Stabbed and left for dead in one of London’s most dangerous neighborhoods, Marcus de Wolfe is astounded when a woman resembling the angel from the famous family legend saves him. Once recovered, he shoves aside his angel’s captivating image and focuses on his goal of stopping whoever is smuggling cargo on his ships.
Left penniless by her wastrel father, seamstress Tessa Maycroft doesn’t trust men, especially not the handsome earl with the golden eyes she saved. To keep others from facing the fate she barely escaped, she offers seamstress apprenticeships for impoverished girls, giving them a chance for a better life.

But when Marcus appears in her shop and insists there’s a terrible connection between her girls and his ships, she agrees to help him once more. He tempts her to believe there might be more to life than she’s dared to hope.

Marcus soon realizes Tessa is anything but a simple seamstress. His angel shows him he’s not as dead inside as he believed. Can the passion they find in each other’s arms unite these lonely souls or will the plot they uncover threaten not only their new-found love but their lives?

Author Info:

Lana Williams

For more information about Lana check out her website
https://www.lanawilliams.net/aboutlana.html

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Wolfe of the West by Elizabeth Rose
Western Paranormal

Billy de Wolfe is a loner and bounty hunter who has no ties to anyone. But when his

ancestor, a medieval knight named Sir William de Wolfe, appears as a ghost to set him straight and remind him of the importance of family – his life takes a twist. He finds himself returning to his family’s ranch, having to face not only his siblings but his best friend from childhood – the woman he’s loved and lost – Lexi Marquardt. Can a ghost help a lost soul realize his mistakes of the past before he loses his family and the woman he loves forever? And can a lone wolf learn that the De Wolfe Pack always runs together?

Author Info:

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Elizabeth Rose is a bestselling author of over 45 books. She is also in amazon’s top 100 most popular historical romance authors. She writes medieval, small town contemporary, paranormal, and western romance. She is known for her many series including Legacy of the Blade, Daughters of the Dagger, Cowboys of the Old West, and more. She creates all her own book covers as well as her book trailers which you can view on her website at https://elizabethrosenovels.com. Watch for her books in ebook and print form, and now starting to show up as audiobooks as well.

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Barbara Devlin: FIVE (5) e-books of Lone Wolfe

Elizabeth Rose : ONE (1) e-book of Sapphire – Book 2 of the Daughters of the Dagger Series

Meara Platt: ONE (1) e-book of Nobody’s Angel
ONE (1) e-book of My Fair Lily (book 1)
ONE (1) e-book of The Duke I’m Going To Marry (book 2)
ONE (1) e-book of Rules For Reforming A Rake (book 3)

Amanda Mariel: One (1) copy of De Wolfe novella Love’s Legacy ONE (1) signed print copy of Scandalous intentions

Christina McKnight: ONE (1) e-book of Shunned No More
ONE (1) e-book of Forgotten No More

Catherine Kean: ONE (1) Kindle e-book of A Knights Vengeance
ONE (1) kindle e-book of Dance of Desire

Lana Williams: THREE (3) e-book copies of Trusting the Wolfe

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Victoria Zak:  ONE (1) e-book of De Wolfe’s Honor
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ONE (1) e-book copy  of Highland Burn

Victoria Vane: ONE (1) audiobook The Devil You Know
ONE (1) audiobook The Devil’s Match