Would you gamble for love?

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Gambling on the Bodyguard (a What Happens in Vegas Series) by
Sarah Balance is a super H-O-T Vegas series that delivers adventure, fun and lots of fabulous characters.

Ellie Montgomery has traveled to see the hottest cover model that has ever graced her favorite romance books at a national convention in Vegas!

Jax Mathis is tired of all the women who will stop at nothing to meet the man he’s hired to protect. When Ellie misplaces her ticket to gain her access she makes a deal with a seductively charming bodyguard to gain access . Will he agree to his demands?

What would you do for a chance to meet a cover model? If he’s half as sexy as Stuart Reardon well…I think many readers would make a deal or two ;).

Both Jax and Ellie have painful pasts and working through it together might be more difficult than they both anticipated. This mountain will be their black diamond slope to overcome. Who is he really protecting?

I love the banter between them and the intense chemistry just sizzles. Download your copy now and see why I love Sarah Ballance. Then head over to your favorite e-retailer and check out her backlist.

This three pepper spicy latte has content that might offend and is for 3 Jalepenosmature readers 18+. You‚Äôll never look at Vegas or a romance book cover the same way. Both sizzle in this fabulous must read ūüėČ !

I received this ARC from the publisher for a fair and honest review.

Author Info:

Sarah Ballance

Sarah and her husband of what he calls ‚Äúmany long, long years‚ÄĚ live on the mid-Atlantic coast with their six young children, all of whom are perfectly adorable when they‚Äôre asleep. She never dreamed of becoming an author, but as a homeschooling mom, she often jokes she writes fiction because if she wants anyone to listen to her, she has to make them up. As it turns out, her characters aren‚Äôt much better than the kids, but nevertheless, you‚Äôll find her writing sexy contemporary romance for Entangled Publishing until they throw her out. To learn more, visit https://sarahballance.com.

Take a chance and discover the world!

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Chance of a Lifetime by Marissa Clarke¬†is the third installment in the Anderson Brothers series. It’s witty, charming and full of twists and turns that make this one of my new¬†favorites.¬†Those unexpected discoveries are what make this book unique and absolutely spellbinding.

Gen Richards has a bucket list that she’s intent on keeping to herself. Should¬†anyone discover her plan they’d make it impossible for her to attack¬†it.¬† Tired of everyone controlling her life this time Gen is ready to take control, even if she has to do it covertly. Can Gen find a way to tackle that bucket list without her big brother discovering her secret?

Chance Anderson has known Gen his entire life but he can’t forgive himself for what happened all those years ago.¬†Guilt, fear, and love have plagued Will but he’s never been able to talk about it.¬†Now he’s finally figured out¬†once and for all what matters most but will he act on it. What will Gen do when she realizes “who” rather than “what” that is?

Marissa has done a masterful job within this story and the way it’s told.¬† Friendships will be tested and fears will be conquered in this must read story. Can love conquer all?

While this is part of a series it can be read as a stand alone however I’m sure you will want to dive into the other books as soon as you finish this one.

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+.

I received this ARC from the publisher for a fair and honest review.
Download today for $2.99 before the price goes up and meet the Anderson Brothers!

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Sleeping with The Boss: https://booksilovealatte.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/sleeping-with-the-boss-blog-tour-book-review-and-interview/

Author Info:

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Marissa Clarke lives in Texas, where everything is bigger, especially the mosquitoes.

When not writing, she wrangles her rowdy pack of three teens, husband, and a Cairn Terrier named Annabel, who rules the house (and Marissa’s heart) with an iron paw.

Prior to attending University of Houston Law School, she received a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Drama from the University of Houston. She has taught drama and playwriting in a large public high school and English in a private school.

Currently, she serves as Vice-President of Programming for the West Houston RWA Chapter, and is a founding member of Houston YA/MG Writers, and the QueryTracker.net Blog.

She loves to connect with readers, so follow/friend her on Facebook and Twitter (buttons in the bar above), or shoot her an email from the ‚ÄúContact‚ÄĚ page.

Marissa also writes young adult novels for Penguin USA under the name Mary Lindsey. She is represented by Kevan Lyon of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.

Are you ready for the summer yet?

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For those preparing for the “epic” and “historic” storm¬†along the east coast, please stay¬†safe and warm.

The idea of¬†being snowed in with little to no chance of leaving for a few days seems a bit frightening to some. It’s entertaining to watch the news of the people shopping for food that some never use when there isn’t a crisis.

As I’ve listened to the newscasters discuss the essential items this is one that I’d use as my go to.

  1. TP – yes, you do need it!
  2. Coffee
  3. Adult Beverages
  4. Chocolate
  5. Books
  6. Blankets
  7. Batteries, charging cables and phone cords in one place.
  8. Food that will get you through Рa week at most. I read that even onions were hard to come by.

What would be on your list? Would you care if you were stuck for days?

Have fun with the kiddos, four legged pets, husbands/significant others and don’t forget to be neighborly and check on those who can’t get out.

Keep those who must be out in this weather for their jobs that they get to and from work safely. AND that everyone gets off the road so that they can do their job.

Happy Reading

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Don’t miss the fun…

Looking to fill up your e-reader with a few great reads? There is a great event by¬†Release Me Promotions. Tonight is the last night of their three day FaceBook event and features T.K. Lucas and Barbara Devlin. You won’t want to miss this!

The fun starts at 6PM and will end around 10PM.  Stop by and check out the fun.  I hear there will be a few giveaways too! Be sure to check out the rules and good luck to all!

Here are a few that I’ve featured previously.

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Barbara Devlin writes spicy historical romance and has a fantastic backlist. Check out these must read books!

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To discover The Brethren of the Coast just click on the book title to be directed to my previous review.

Loving Lieutenant Douglas (Novella)

Enter the Brethren (Book 1)

My Lady, The Spy (Book 2)

The Most Unlikely Lady (Book 3)

One-Knight Stand (Book 4)

Captain of Her Heart (Book 5)

The Lucky One (Book 6)

Love with An Improper Stranger (Book 7)

Brethren Origins

Arucard (Book 1)

***Please note that any previous contests associated with the above posts are now closed.***

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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Get to know Jeanne Adams, she writes romantic suspense and has a fantastic backlist. Check out these must read books!

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The Tentacle Affaire

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Author Info:

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Although Jeanne Adams likes calling North Carolina home, she lives in DC, where The Tentacle Affaire is set, and often jogs on the C&O towpath with her dogs. Her favorite holiday is Halloween. She starts planning the annual yard decor on November 1. Alas, in this case however, the ‚ÄúAdams Family‚ÄĚ ‚Äď one husband, two sons and three dogs ‚Äď is all bark and no bite.

On another spooky note, Jeanne used to work in the funeral and cemetery business, and knows a thing or two about getting rid of the body….bwhahahah! (She even teaches classes about it to other writers!)

Jeanne has written suspense novels for Kensington/Zebra Publishing since 2007. THE TENTACLE AFFAIRE, her first urban fantasy/romance, was released in Nov, 2014, along with two new Romantic Suspense Novellas, DEADLY DELIVERY and BEHIND ENEMY LINES. A short story, featured in TINY TREATS #2, St. Patrick’s Day, heralds a new series which will start next year.

She loves hearing from readers, so find her at https://www.JeanneAdams.com or on twitter @JeanneAdams or on Facebook at https://www.Facebook.com/JeanneAdamsAuthor

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Suzanne Ferrell writes romantic suspense and has a fantastic backlist. Check out these must read books!

Close to the Fire (Westen Book 3)

Close to the Mistletoe

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Author Info:

 

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Suzanne Ferrell discovered romance novels in her aunt’s hidden stash one summer as a teenager. From that moment on she knew two things: she loved romance stories and someday she’d be writing her own. Her love for romances has only grown over the years. It took her a number of years and a secondary career as a nurse to finally start writing her own stories.

Currently there are two main series she‚Äôs actively writing in: The Westen Series, a contemporary small town series based in a fictional Ohio town where ‚Äúthings aren‚Äôt always what they seem‚ÄĚ, and features Close To Home, Close To The Edge and Close To The Fire. The second series is the Romantic Suspense books KIDNAPPED, HUNTED, SEIZED and VANISHED, featuring the Edgars family as they fight for justice, even if it means stepping slightly outside the rulebook.

KIDNAPPED and HUNTED were both Golden Heart finalist, and SEIZED, book #3 in the Edgars Family Novels, was a finalist in the novella category of the OKRWA’s National Reader’s Choice Awards contest.

Suzanne’s sexy stories, whether they be her on the edge of your seat romantic suspense or the small town romantic suspense stories they’ll keep you thinking about her characters long after their Happy Ever After is achieved.

You can Find Suz at:

Website: https://suzanneferrell.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/suzanneferrell.author

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SuzFerrell

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/suzferrell/

Blog: https://romancebandits.com/

Happy Book Birthday Lauren Blakely

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Big Rock by Lauren Blakely is available now!

Does size matter? It depends on what you’re talking about! For many, some will say no, it doesn’t matter, for others, they will say yes, it does. Spencer Holiday loves to brag. If you want to know how he feels, read Big Rock.

Spencer¬†is perfect in almost every way.¬†Gorgeous, smart,¬†a savvy businessman and heir¬†to the¬†renowned jewelry store in the heart of New York City. You know, the one that puts all their jewels in a little blue box. It’s a family business¬†that just might need his help but he’s content with his own business, the one he runs with Charlotte Rhodes, his best friend.

Charlotte is both a¬†perfect business partner and¬†best friend. She’s the kind of woman that knows what Spencer¬†needs, most of the time.¬†Beautiful in her own right, she’s always willing to¬†partake in a plan or rescue without hesitation

When Spencer randomly mentions to¬†his father during a key meeting for the family jewelry store¬†that he’s just proposed to¬†Charlotte,¬†will they take him seriously?¬†Engaged? Can he go through with it? Perhaps there’s more to it than changing the outcome of the meeting?¬†Sometimes a plan doesn’t always end the way it should.¬† Spencer might just find out that what he’s been looking for has been right in front of him the entire time.

Discover what happens as¬†Spencer and Charlotte kick their game up a notch. Can these friends convince everyone their love is the real deal¬†despite being “just friends?”

Is it true that New York City’s¬†notorious¬†playboy is off the market and ready to commit to forever with one woman?¬† Everything is perfect,¬†but someone isn’t happy about Spencer and Charlotte’s¬†impending nuptials.¬†Will they make it down the aisle?

If you are looking for a¬†standalone read that’s off the chart with sizzle from the super smokin’ cover to a story written¬†from¬†his POV, then you will want to get your copy¬†now. At $3.99 the price is¬†just right for a mid-week treat.¬†Tackle those¬† mid-week¬†doldrums with a Spicy Latte read.

This was the first book I’ve read from Lauren and I thought her writing was¬†flawless, witty¬†and super steamy. A quick mention to the cover designer, creative use of the wording on the cover ūüėČ

This 4 JalepenosSpicy Latte is full on, no holds barred and go for it sensuality and situations. Definitely heats it up and might offend.  For mature readers, 18 +.

I received this ARC from the author for a fair and honest review.

Buy Links provided by the Author

Amazon US: https://amzn.to/1mtfsnx
Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/1YRXWLw
Amazon CA: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01A1E8WO0/ Amazon AU: https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/product/B01A1E8WO0 iBooks: https://tinyurl.com/BigRocklb Kobo: https://bit.ly/1MVsZKv B&N: https://bit.ly/213rlAQ Google Play: https://bit.ly/1l6ZhLY

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About Lauren Blakely:

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Lauren Blakely writes sexy contemporary romance novels with heat, heart, and humor, and she has had eight books on the New York Times Bestseller list and fifteen on the USA Today Bestseller list. Like the heroine in her novel, FAR TOO TEMPTING, she thinks life should be filled with family, laughter, and the kind of love that love songs promise. Lauren lives in California with her husband, children, and dogs. She loves hearing from readers! Her bestselling series include Sinful Nights, Seductive Nights, No Regrets, Caught Up in Love, and Fighting Fire. She recently released SWEET SINFUL NIGHTS, the first novel in her new sexy romance series Sinful Nights that became an instant New York Times Bestseller. Her new adult forbidden romance, 21 Stolen Kisses, hit e-readers in May and landed on the USA Today Bestseller list. In January, she’ll release BIG ROCK, a standalone contemporary romance sure to make you swoon. She also writes for young adults under the name Daisy Whitney.

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A Courtroom that sizzles!

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Friction by Sawyer Bennett is a courtroom romance full of witty banter, tension and lots of friction ;).

Leary Michaels has a coveted job at a prestigious Law Firm in North Carolina. Early on she is given career advise from the owner of the firm, what will Leary do? It could change her entire career and how she handles herself both in the office and in the courtroom.

Reeve Holloway is a lawyer hoping for a big payout on his current case. When a chance encounter in an elevator leaves him dreaming of sin, will it affect his case?

What happens when work and play fuse together? Can these two lawyers do their job while their attraction is explosive?

A courtroom full of white lies, secrets and desire could jeopardize each of their careers. When lines are crossed with they make it out with their hearts still in tact?

Discover what happens when two opposing lawyers can’t take their hands off each other in this sexy and powerful courtroom romance.

4 Jalepenos For full on no holds barred and go for it sensuality & situations. It’s pretty hot and might offend. For mature readers, 18+

This was the first book in Sawyer’s Legal Affairs series and I am definitely adding the backlist to my e-reader.¬† I love how diverse Sawyer’s backlist ranges from sports romance,¬†a risqu√© bar,¬†a courtroom and more. Definitely something for everyone. I’m looking forward to your next release Sawyer!

I received this ARC from the publisher for a fair and honest review. Get your copy now — it’s at a perfect price of $1.99 and then check out Sawyer’s backlist of reads from her Legal Affairs series.

Today, Legal Affairs: Objection A Legal Affairs Serial is FREE.

Author Info:

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USA Today Best-Selling Author, Sawyer Bennett is a snarky southern woman and reformed trial lawyer who decided to finally start putting on paper all of the stories that were floating in her head. Her husband works for a Fortune 100 company which lets him fly all over the world while she stays at home with their daughter and three big, furry dogs who hog the bed. Sawyer would like to report she doesn’t have many weaknesses but can be bribed with a nominal amount of milk chocolate.

Sawyer is the author of several contemporary romances including the popular Off Series, the Legal Affairs Series and the Last Call Series.

Sawyer Bennett

USA Today Best-Selling Author

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