The Extra Shot – July 29, 2018 with USA Today Bestselling Author Avery Flynn

The Extra Shot – July 29, 2018 with USA Today Bestselling Author Avery Flynn

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Today you’ll find an EXCLUSIVE excerpt from Seductive Surrender by USA Today Bestselling Author Avery Flynn to jump start your week! This book releases tomorrow, July 30th  so one-click your copy now and get ready for a great new book adventure in a few short hours! 

To set this up, Gina Luca and Ford Hartigan are at a wedding and there is a Kiss Cam and an open bar…yes, you read that right.

“I’m not kissing you.”

Unlike Gina, while the wedding guests continued to call for a kiss, he didn’t bother to hide his scowl. Of course, that just made him look even sexier. “Why not?”

Reasons! She clamped her mouth shut before that inanity escaped and called it a victory. Knowing the right thing to say at the right time had never been one of her gifts, so the fact that she managed to keep her trap shut was a total win. When he raised one dark eyebrow in question, she scrambled to come up with something besides because you’re too hot.
“I’m working,” she said.

Ford cocked his head and gave her some premium cop face, that blank suspicious stare that all but screamed you’re full of s%^t. “You don’t think our fine groom, Porter, was on shift when he met Meg at the emergency room after a guy he was arresting took a swing at him with a two-by-four? It’s just a kiss, and then they’ll move on to the next victim.”

She turned her attention back to the big screen display of this horribly awkward moment rather than meeting Ford’s unwavering gaze.

“Do not disrespect the Kiss Cam, Hartigan!” someone bellowed out as the chanting crowd grew more restless. And louder.

“One quick kiss,” he said, his tone grim with a thread of something more vulnerable underneath. “Then, they’ll leave us alone.”

Avery Flynn: USA Today bestselling romance author Avery Flynn has three slightly-wild children, loves a hockey-addicted husband and is desperately hoping someone invents the coffee IV drip.

She fell in love with romance while reading Johanna Lindsey’s Mallory books. It wasn’t long before Avery had read through all the romance offerings at her local library. Needing a romance fix, she turned to Harlequin’s four books a month home delivery service to ease the withdrawal symptoms. That worked for a short time, but it wasn’t long before the local book stores’ staffs knew her by name.

Avery was a reader before she was a writer and hopes to always be both. She loves to write about smartass alpha heroes who are as good with a quip as they are with their *ahem* other God-given talents. Her heroines are feisty, fierce and fantastic. Brainy and brave, these ladies know how to stand on their own two feet and knock the bad guys off theirs.

 
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Cruising Toward Love by Christi Barth

Cruising Toward Love by Christi Barth

Cruising Toward Love by Christi Barth is a bookcation you need and can take from the comfort of your cozy reading spot.

Everyone loves weddings except Zoe Balis who is working with her sister, a complete bridezilla. If that wasn’t enough to set our dear heroine into a frenzy, then perhaps a reunion with her ex-boyfriend Nate Hyatt might just push her over the edge. It’s a reunion that will force her to face the past and finally find out the reason he left her all those years ago.

So, how do we go from wedding planning to a seven day cruise in the Caribbean? Will Nate reveal the real reason he left and why he returned to town? One-click now to book passage on this cruise ship now.  

Weddings are always stressful and a little rest and relaxation to unwind in tropical paradise sounds amazing right? What if Christi Barth adds a few surprises, a cast of characters to help our heroine finally find love, and a treasure hunt for the ultimate excursion? 

It’s time to set sail for seven days in the Caribbean and all the fun, madness and adventure that awaits Zoe and Nate as they sort through the past and find out if they are destined for love or staying single forever. A high-seas adventure in tropical paradise with the possibility for love and a few reasons why falling in love so wonderful. This story is unpredictable, exciting and full of mystery.

Spicy – Best enjoyed with your favorite iced-beverage, a cozy chair, and maybe a fan.

I received an ARC from the Author for a fair and honest review.

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Author Info:

Christi Barth earned a Masters degree in vocal performance and embarked upon a career on the stage.

A love of romance then drew her to wedding planning.  Ultimately she succumbed to her lifelong love of books and now writes award-winning contemporary romance, including the Naked Men and Aisle Bound series. Christi can always be found whipping up gourmet meals (for fun, honest!) or with her nose in a book. She lives in Maryland with the best husband in the world.

48-Hour Hookup by Sarah Ballance

48-Hour Hookup by Sarah Ballance

 
The 48-Hour Hookup is the perfect book to cool off from the hot summer weather. Take a quick bookcation to Upstate New York during December and be prepared to swoon, gasp, and fall fast!

What happens when you a runaway bride, a few secrets, a raccoon, and a blizzard? The perfect ingredients for a must read from Sarah Ballance.

Liam Chase and Claire Stevens are desperately trying to escape the paparazzi and publicity nightmares. If only they could learn to trust and believe that not everyone is out to ruin their lives. 

Will this Chase brother finally find love and a happy ever after? Will Claire learn to love herself and find comfort with someone who doesn’t care about her fame and fortune?

Sarah writes sweet, sexy stories with characters finding love when you least expect it. What would you do with 48 hours? Would you take a chance on love?

Spicy  – Best enjoyed with your favorite iced-beverage, a cozy chair, and maybe a fan.

I received an ARC for a fair and honest review.

Author Info:


Sarah and her husband of what he calls “many long, long years” live on the mid-Atlantic coast with their six young children, all of whom are perfectly adorable when they’re 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’t much better than the kids, but nevertheless, you’ll find her writing sexy contemporary romance for Entangled Publishing until they throw her out. To learn more, visit https://sarahballance.com.

Marek by Sawyer Bennett

Marek by Sawyer Bennett

 

 

 

 

Marek by Sawyer Bennett is a slow-burn, must read second chance story that is absolutely delicious. A story that has raw emotion, infused with hockey and a wild man who’s about to be tamed.

Marek Fabritis has it all until a secret from his past surfaces. What will he do when the only woman he loved will soon be lost to him forever? It’s time for a wild adventure as Marek embarks on a search and rescue to save himself. If only it was that easy, or that uncomplicated ;).

Gracen Moore is about to get married. What happens when her ex returns before she can say “I do?” Will she finally have her happy-ever-after? There’s only one small issue and it could destroy any chance of happiness. Will she find a way to make things right or will the secret ruin more than just her happiness?

As always, this series delivers hot hockey, personal challenges that take a reader on an epic journey and prove why Sawyer Bennett is a New York Times Bestselling Author.

Are you ready for a story that has secrets, blackmail, and a reveal that will change everything? Again, these stories keep getting better and better. Family, friendships, and the value of honesty are just a few of the themes linking this story together.


This is a Scorchin hot read. Caution, may lead to unexpected need to turn on the A/C.While I received an ARC from the Author for a fair and honest review I look forward to gifting a few to my reader friends.

Purchase Marek:
Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Google Play | Kobo | Audible

Goodreads Link: http://bit.ly/2kIk6T0

 

 

 

About the Author:

Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released multiple books, many of which have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists.

A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone.

Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active daughter, as well as full-time servant to her adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or even better, both.

Sawyer also writes general and women’s fiction under the pen name S. Bennett and sweet romance under the name Juliette Poe.

Connect with Sawyer:

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The Bridesmaid & the Hurricane by Kelly Maher

The Bridesmaid & the Hurricane by Kelly Maher

The Bridesmaid and the Hurricane by Kelly Maher is a second-chance romance full of office shenanigans, secrets, love, jealousy, revenge, and a happy ever after. 

Radhika O’Leary has the boss from hell and is out to sabotage any future Radhika has at her current job, or any other. Will Radhika survive the madness at work when Hurricane hottie Colm returns to work on a collaborative project? Can she keep her libido under control as the memories of their smokin’ hot night resurface?

Malcolm “Colm” Jones is the local meteorologist and he’s turning heads every where he goes. Will the sexy newcomer find a way to get what he wants? There’s only one tiny problem, office romance is taboo and the only woman he has eyes on is being run out of town by her boss.

Things are about to heat up at the station. What would you do? Would you risk your career to find love? Great writing, characters that are well written and lots of fun make this a must read.

Spicy  – Best enjoyed with your favorite iced-beverage, a cozy chair, and maybe a fan.

I received this book from the Author for a fair and honest review.

Get your copy here: 

About the Author:

Kelly Maher is the author of contemporary romances that feature smart
heroines, witty heroes, and settings that make you feel like you’re
living there. A city girl at heart, Kelly currently lives in DC where
she works as a librarian when not writing.


Website

A Skinny Shot: Blizzard Bliss: A Capital Kisses Story by Kelly Maher

A Skinny Shot: Blizzard Bliss: A Capital Kisses Story by Kelly Maher

Blizzard Bliss: A Capital Kisses Story by Kelly Maher is the perfect story to cool off during these hot summer nights and it’s perfectly priced!

A Blizzard. A secret crush on a co-worker. One night of bliss.

What would you do if a blizzard shut down the city and you had one night to be with the one you desired? Get ready for twenty four hours of fun!

If you’re looking for a Scorchin read then one-click now. Scorchin – Caution, may lead to unexpected need to turn on the A/C.

I received this book from the Author for a fair and honest review.

Get your copy now:

About the Author:

Kelly Maher is the author of contemporary romances that feature smart
heroines, witty heroes, and settings that make you feel like you’re
living there. A city girl at heart, Kelly currently lives in DC where
she works as a librarian when not writing.

Website