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Cover Reveal for MK Meredith

Cover Reveal for MK Meredith

Only a few more weeks until On the Cape romance with characters that are sure to tug at your heart. A must read series rich in traditions, family secrets, and lots of surprises.

Do you judge a book by it’s cover? Do you need to read one no matter what it’s about when it screams “Read Me” as these do? MK shared her next two covers in the On the Cape series, and these are delicious! Readers, they are absolutely stunning.

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Authors Dish with MK Meredith, Kimberly Kincaid, and Lori Ann Bailey

Authors Dish with MK Meredith, Kimberly Kincaid, and Lori Ann Bailey

 

 

Welcome to Authors Dish where your favorite authors share what they are reading. In addition, if you enjoy reading their books they have suggestions for similar book adventures by other authors. It doesn’t get better than that!

 

 

Today in the cafe are MK Meredith, Kimberly Kincaid, and Lori Ann Bailey.

Rae: Who are you reading?

MKCO MK Meredith: I just finished Best Man Under the Mistletoe by Jules Bennett (so cute!) and I’m currently reading Hemingway’s Girl by Erika Robuck. Of course, you can’t go wrong with Catherine Bybee, Gina Maxwell, or Harper Kincaid! And if you love historicals like I do, check out Victoria Alexander, Lori Ann Bailey, and Margaret Mallory. So many happy ever afters to fuel your love tank! 

 

 

Kimberly Kincaid:  A DISTANT HEART, by Sonali Dev and THE SCHEMER by Avery Flynn Headshot Kincaid

 

 

 

 

Lori Ann Bailey: I currently have a massive “to be read” pile, which although daunting, makes me very happy. 🙂 Part of the reason is I recently went to a used book store with a group of other romance readers. I found a selection from authors I already love, Lynsay Sands, Lisa Kleypas and Johanna Lindsay, and some I’ve never tried, Janet Capman, Karen Ranney, and Kinley MacGregor, who I was excited to learn is also Sherrilyn Kenyon. In all, thirteen books for under $10.

I also have print copies of Too Scot to Handle from Grace Burrowes and Duke of Pleasure from Elizabeth Hoyt that I’m dying to dive into. On my kindle, I have books from Eliza Knight, Madeline Martin, and Dawn Luedecke that are begging for my attention.

I’ve also been told I have to read “Flowers from the Storm” By Laura Kinsale.

Maybe your readers can help me, where should I start?

Rae: If readers are a fan of your books, who should they consider reading?

MK Meredith: If you’re a fan of MK Meredith (which is an amazing and unbelievable thing…btw) then you love an emotional ride on heated sheets. For stories with a similar feel, you’ll find the perfect happy ever after in books by one of my top favorites…Susan Elizabeth Phillips, the talented Melissa West, and one of my biggest loves…Marina Adair.  

Kimberly Kincaid: If you’re a fan of Kimberly Kincaid, consider Erin Nicholas, Kate Meader, and Laura Kaye.

Lori Ann Bailey: If you’re a fan of Lori Ann Bailey consider reading these authors… Paula Quinn, Hannah Howell, Monica McCarty, and Karen Marie Moning.

Rae: Thank you so much authors! Let me know dear readers if you try any of these books. I’ll see you next week – same time for new authors and more fun!


** Author Bios **


MK Meredith: #1 Bestselling author MK Meredith promises an emotional ride on heated sheets. She’s had a lifelong love affair with peanut butter — the only two things coming close in the battle for her affections are gorgeous heels and maybe Gerard Butler…or was it David Gandy? Who is she kidding? Her true loves are her husband and two children who have survived her SEA’s (spontaneous explosions of affection) and live to tell the tale. Her newest series, CAPE VAN BUREN, is set off the atmospheric coast of Maine and made a splash with book one, LOVE ON THE CAPE. This sexy and emotional love story between Ryker Van Buren and Larkin Sinclair will make you laugh, will make you cry, and will leave you feeling happy ever after! Book two, HONOR ON THE CAPE, keeps the light burning with Blayne McCaffrey’s story in March 2018. MK loves to connect and you can find all of her social media platform links atwww.mkmeredith.com. Don’t hesitate to reach out to MK at mk@mkmeredith.com


One more thing…MK is a lover of happy endings both in her stories and life, so as a two-time breast cancer survivor, she encourages each of you to know your body and go to the doctor when something is different. Your happy ending starts with YOU! #KnowandGo 

For all things romance, sneak peeks, and first releases, join her street team! https://www.facebook.com/groups/MKandCO/
Or sign up for her newsletter, The Heat Sheet! http://www.mkmeredith.com/mks-heat-sheet/

Kimberly Kincaid:  Kimberly Kincaid writes contemporary romance that splits the difference between sexy and sweet and hot and edgy romantic suspense. When she’s not sitting cross-legged in an ancient desk chair known as “The Pleather Bomber”, she can be found practicing obscene amounts of yoga, whipping up anything from enchiladas to éclairs in her kitchen, or curled up with her nose in a book. Kimberly is a USA Today best-selling author and a 2016 and 2015 RWA RITA® finalist and 2014 Bookseller’s Best nominee who lives (and writes!) by the mantra that food is love. Kimberly resides in Virginia with her wildly patient husband and their three daughters. Website link: https://kimberlykincaid.com

Lori Ann Bailey: Winner of the National Readers’ Choice Award and Holt Medallion for Best First Book and Best Historical, Lori Ann Bailey writes hunky highland heroes and strong-willed independent lasses finding their perfect matches in the Highlands of 17th century Scotland. Writing about the people and places playing in her head helps her live out her dreams and delve into her love of history and romance. When not writing, Lori enjoys time with her real life hero and four kids or spending time walking or drinking wine with her friends. Website link: http://loriannbailey.com/

Happy Book Birthday Love on the Cape

Happy Book Birthday Love on the Cape

Happy Book Birthday Love on the Cape by MK Meredith. This coastal adventure is filled with traditions, family secrets, and lots of surprises. Oh and in true MK fashion there is lots of sizzle!

Ryker Van Buren has spent most of his life pushing the past into the farthest corners of his mind. When he returns to the Cape, he will be forced to face his emotions and finally confront his past. Will this sexy businessman (oh yeah dear readers, he’s super sexy!) leave a path of total destruction from all his anger or will he finally find out that he is worthy of love? 

As with all yummy heroes, Ryker will need to find a way to remember why he loved the Cape to avoid demolishing all that it means to him. There is one person who can make him see what he’s missed and she will stop at nothing to bring him home.

Larkin Sinclair has lost everything. When she meets Ryker it will take a mountain of strength to survive his homecoming. When the truth is revealed surrounding his true reasons for returning, it will send her on a quest to save the one thing that matters most. What would you to for those you loved? Armed with a plan, her journey will impact everyone in her path and perhaps give her the peace she desperately desires. 

From the beautiful cover to the very last page this story is about two people who must choose to put the past behind them, create a new purpose and find the strength to love. The Cape has a tough job, it must work overtime to bring these two together. A well crafted story from start to finish with vivid details that will take you on a journey that you never expected and now don’t want to end.

The Cape is a place that pulls you in because you were destined to be there. I have driven through coastal cities up in Maine and MK has captured the smells and feels of a seaside town. It’s time to book your trip to the Cape and one-click this must read spicy latte now! Make sure you have a few tissues for those really tender moments! I can’t wait for the next installment 🙂 An emotional journey that is sure to be one of the top summer must read books! MK has outdone herself with this one.

There is plenty of heat and sizzle in this book. For mature readers 18+3 Jalepenos

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

Get your copy here: Love on the Cape: an On the Cape novel, Cape Van Buren

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Author Info:

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MK Meredith writes single title contemporary romance novels which promise an emotional ride on heated sheets. A member of several writing groups, she believes the best route to success is to never stop learning.

She’s had a lifelong love affair with peanut butter — the only two things coming close in the battle for her affections are gorgeous heels, and maybe Gerard Butler…or was it David Gandy? Who is she kidding? Her true loves are her husband and two children who have survived her SEA’s (spontaneous explosions of affection) and live to tell the tale.

MK’s been reading romance long before she should have and can’t think of anything better than to fill her life with the promise of happily-ever-afters. When people ask, “Why romance?” She replies, “There is nothing more exhilarating than to write about one of the most powerful entities on earth. Love can be the fall of kingdoms and move mountains, destroy lives and create new life, inspire the dark and summon the light. Love is a challenge, a hope, and a miracle all wrapped into one. Love is life. I write about life.”

The Meredith’s live in the D.C. area with their two large fur babies…until the next adventure calls.

Happy Book Birthday Playing the Spanish Billionaire and His Family of Convenience

The Whole Latte: Playing the Spanish Billionaire by MK Meredith is a Spanish Adventure set in the heart of Barcelona. This romantic city has everything you need for a romantic escape; amazing food, fine art and lots of sexy men. It’s been a long time since I’ve travelled to Barcelona but I would never refuse the opportunity to visit again. A highlight of my trip was the Picasso Museum and indulging in the food.

From the quant streets sprinkled with restaurants and shops to the majestic landscape, MK has masterfully captured its beauty, aroma and sensual gastronomic experience. If you’ve never been, this book will leave you craving the many flavors of this Mediterranean city. I will never experience a tomato the same way again 😉

What will London do when she discovers that her financial state is about to change her life forever? London will stop at nothing to take care of those she loves, even if it means sacrificing her own happiness for it. Her job allows her to travel but with so many secrets it’s hard to find time for love.

Manteu is unable to balance his family’s business and his own professional career. When a solution to fix his situation is presented to him will he cheat his way to success?

I look forward to the next installment of this fabulous European adventure with MK and am patiently awaiting till I can book my next trip!

A two peppers spicy latte hot 2 Jalepenosdelight with the perfect amount of sizzle to make you tingle. Oh, and yes, it’s for mature readers 18+.

Title: Playing the Spanish Billionaire (International Temptation #2) by M.K. Meredith
Release Date: 4/24/2017
About the book:

Mateu Espasa, CEO of Barcelona’s most luxurious hotel, knows how to deliver a five-star experience. When he learns the identity of hotel reviewer, London Montgomery, it seems harmless to play as her local tour guide to make sure she enjoys her stay and places his hotel back in the running for the Elite Life and Travel Magazine’s hotel of fame. But every moment with London makes Mateu want her just as much as he needs that review.

Constantly working to cover her mother’s medical bills, London needs to have a little fun on this vacation. First on her list: Kiss a hot Spaniard, and her knight-in-shining-Armani at the train station seems to fit that bill—he’s local and definitely hot! But when she discovers the man charming her is really CEO of the hotel she’s reviewing—supposedly secretly—she decides to see how far he’ll go to make her dream vacation a once in a lifetime experience.

Mateu shows her the romance of his city and his soul, but when the truth comes out, the fun is over, and it turns out nobody wins in a game of hearts.

Buy links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y193913/
B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/1126093518/
iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1222794097/
Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/playing-the-spanish-billionaire
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34521948/

About the author:

MK Meredith writes single title contemporary romance promising an emotional ride on heated sheets. She believes the best route to success is to never stop learning. Her lifelong love affair with peanut butter continues. Only two things come close in the battle for her affections: gorgeous heels and maybe Gerard Butler…or was it David Gandy? Who is she kidding? Her true loves are her husband and two children who have survived her SEA’s (spontaneous explosions of affection) and live to tell the tale. The Meredith’s live in the D.C. area with their large fur baby…until the next adventure calls.

Connect:

Author Website: www.mkmeredith.com
Author Blog: https://www.mkmeredith.com/blog/
Author Twitter: https://twitter.com/MKMKMeredith
Author Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MKMKMeredith/
Author Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14145610.M_K_Meredith
Newsletter: https://www.mkmeredith.com/mks-heat-sheet/

The  Whole Latte:  His Family of Convenience by Amy Ayers is a Spanish adventure set in castle rich with all the trappings fit for a princess!

A one-night stand, a surprise pregnancy and a year of unanswered communication is enough to drive any woman towards a different path.

When March Medina shows up he thinks he has all the information, when he’s caught off guard will Senna use it to her advantage?

A story of second chances when two lovers are reunited. They will discover that family bonds are sacred but when laced with secrets, responsibilities are worthless without love.

A two peppers spicy latte hot 2 Jalepenosdelight with the perfect amount of sizzle to make you tingle. Oh, and yes, it’s for mature readers 18+.

I received this ARC for a fair and honest review.

Title: His Family of Convenience (The Medina Legacy #1) by Amy Ayers
Release Date: 4/24/2017

About the book:

Senna Callas’s one-night stand with her alpha (*****) boss, Marco Medina, was supposed to mark the end of her internship and their ridiculous attraction. After being unreachable and ignoring Senna for a year, Marco sweeps back into the country and summons her to his office, revealing he knows her secret…the secret created during their explosive night together.

Marco is determined to be there for the son he’s just discovered he has, but when it comes to being with Senna, his choices aren’t his own. His meddling family expects him, the firstborn son, to follow through with the arranged marriage set up when he was a child. And Senna has no plans on being his mistress and still resents how her attempts to contact Marco were ignored. The only thing going right between them is the attraction that burns no matter the complicated situation they’re in.

Marco would do anything to protect his family, anything except decide between the legacy he was born into and the young family he’s just found…

Buy links:

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y16R9KJ/
B&N: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/1126082937/
iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1222739797/
Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/his-family-of-convenience
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34521984/

About the author:

Amy Ayers remembers writing her first fiction as an introspective tween in rainy Portland, Oregon. She took a break from writing to move with her family to the desert of Phoenix, Arizona. She currently divides her time between her writing, her family (including one husband, four boys and two dogs), and her far too lengthy daily commute to work. A life-long lover of literature, she began writing her own contemporary romance in earnest in 2014 and is thrilled to be published with Entangled.

Connect:

Author Website: https://amyayersauthor.com/
Author Blog: n/a
Author Twitter: @amyloomom / https://twitter.com/amyloomom

Tidbits from a few Spicy Latte Heroes Round One

In honor of the WRW Readers and Bloggers Luncheon this weekend I’m highlighting a few authors today on the blog.

It’s time to have a little fun – Enjoy!

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MK MEREDITH

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Ten Tantalizing Tidbits from Ferrara with Love

1. How does it feel to be called an International tycoon?

low chuckle* It has a nice ring to it. Wouldn’t you agree? Though, The Dragon, is much more effective.

2. After reading about pastries and baked goods I think it’s fair to say that women will never look at a biscotti the same way again. Any comment?

Well, De Luca biscotti is known for giving women great pleasure. Though the only woman I prepare my biscotti for these days is Chase Huntington. Nonna would have my hide if she thought I was baking for someone else.

3. Boxers or briefs?

My absolute preference? No clothes at all and with my beautiful woman in my arms.

4. Would you pose for a pin-up calendar for charity?

I would be delighted. Art is beauty, and beauty is to be celebrated. And when we’re finished, I’d make a donation to the cause. My Nonna taught me the value of community, so I’d be happy to help in any way I can.

5. What’s your guilty pleasure? (remember we have a PG-13 audience Drago 😉

*rubs chest with a chuckle* My guilty pleasure would be a well aged Scotch and a great book by the light of a fire. Or…see question #3.

6. Hard Rock or Country?

Hard rock…with a mix of classical and techno.

7. Favorite Movie?

One of Italy’s classics… La Vita è Bella or “Life is Beautiful” .

8. Most romantic thing you’ve done?

I think, a slow, hot, cleansing massage in the shower for the woman I love for no other reason than to take care of and cherish her. But Chase might mention a trip to Rome on my private jet to see Rome by the light of the moon. As a matter of fact, I think both happened in the same evening.

9. You open up your ipod, top five songs in your playlist?

Something by Tiesto
Nessun Dorma by Pavarotti
One by Metallica
Sound of silence by Disturbed
Por ti Volare by Andrea Bocelli

10. It’s Sunday night and the TV is on, what are you watching?

Lucifer with Tom Ellis. He reminds me of someone. *wink, wink*

Thank you for having me, Miss Rae. I love spending time with a beautiful woman.

You are welcome Drago, I had a fabulous afternoon.

EXCERPT:

 

“Oh come now, that’s no way to start off as the new kid in town, is it? Perhaps I might be of some assistance.” A miracle came in the form of a familiar voice that skimmed down her spine for a second time that day. Her glance at his shoes was nothing more than a reflex. Immediate silence followed. “You’re my translator?” Chase looked over the heads of her motley crew and took in her tall, dark, and handsome she’d been sparring with only minutes ago. She could look at this man all day, but right now she needed his voice. “Thank God.” “No, thank Drago.” He flashed a devastating grin, then extended his hand. As she slid her much smaller one into his firm grip, she couldn’t help but feel like she were shaking hands with the devil. Because there was no way God would ever make a man this sexy on purpose.

 

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ROBIN COVINGTON

Fans of Robin Covington get to know her charming Doc Beck from Southern Nights and Secrets.

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Readers want to know…

Beck insisted that he meet you in his favorite booth at the Southern Comfort Diner. When you walk in, he stands and flashes the sexy grin that every woman in the restaurant between the age of 18 to 78 responds to with smiles, shakes of the head and heavy sighs.

As you slide into the booth opposite him you catch a whiff of his spicy aftershave and his own warn scent, unsure whether he smells more delicious than the peanut butter pie and steaming coffee waiting at your place. You realize your staring and shake it off, open your notebook and ask . . .

1.You could have chosen any profession, why a Doctor?

I kind of fell into it. I was huge fu . . .uh . . screw up in school until I went to live with the Landons and then when I finally had someone giving a shit about me doing my homework, I realized that I was really good at science and math. They insisted, along with the Cantrells and Elliotts, that I apply to college and I happened to get a full-ride academic ride to the University of Virginia. Once there, the faculty pushed me towards pre-med and I got a job interning at the hospital. I loved the action and excitement and that I could help people and I figured “why the hell not?” I ended up being very good at it and I love so . . . yeah, that’s it.

2. What’s the most challenging aspect of being a Doctor and working for a woman who you have history with?

Oh man. It sucks and it doesn’t. She’s ready to bust my balls at every turns when I all want to do is have her do something else with them, if you know what I mean? She’s made work a challenge and ruined me for any other woman in my own time. Let’s just say that I’ve done a lot of airplane jumps since she arrived . . .

3. Boxers or briefs?

Probably commando but I’ll let you check if you want.

4. Would you pose for a pin-up calendar if it was for a good cause?

Uh yeah, no problem. Hell, I’d do it even if it wasn’t for a good cause. I’ll do anything once especially if I think it’s going to piss off the stuffed shirts at the hospital.

5. What’s your guilty pleasure?

Other than sex? No – scratch that. I’m never guilty about sex.

I don’t have one. I do what I want and when I want to do it. I never apologize for it and I don’t ask permission. Life is way too damn short to deny yourself pleasure.

6. What is the one thing you need to start your day?

I run. I’m addicted to the adrenaline and its better than coffee.

7. Motorcycle or Car?

I have both so . . . both!

8. Most romantic thing you’ve done?

When Ginger and I were in school together I sweet-talked the librarian into opening up her study carrel for me and I put flowers and her favorite study candy in there. She loved it . . . and showed me how much in the middle of the stacks in the back of the library. Great memory. I’ll have to see if I can get her to do that again . . .

9. You open up your ipod, top five songs in your playlist?

1. Come As You Are by Nirvana
2. Do You Wanna Know? By Artic Monkeys
3. Weird Fishes/Arpeggi by Radiohead
4. I’m Not the Only One by Sam Smith
5. Already Gone by Puddle of Mud

10. It’s Sunday and the TV is on, what sport are you watching? What team are you rooting for?

I don’t sit on my ass and watch sports, I get out and do it. So Sunday afternoon I’m BASE jumping or climbing or something else.

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Author Bio:

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A USAToday bestseller, Robin Covington loves to explore the theme of fooling around and falling in love in her books. Her stories burn up the sheets. . .one page at a time. When she’s not writing she’s collecting tasty man candy, indulging in a little comic book geek love, hoarding red nail polish and stalking Chris Evans.

A 2016 RITA® Award finalist, Robin’s books have won the National Reader’s Choice and Golden Leaf Awards and finaled in the Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice, and the Book Seller’s Best.

She lives in Maryland with her handsome husband, her two brilliant children (they get it from her, of course!), and her beloved furbabies, Dutch and Dixie Joan Wilder (Yes – THE Joan Wilder)

Drop her a line at robin@robincovingtonromance.com – she always writes back.

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Falling For You

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Falling for You

Cartoonist and hopeless romantic Sage Mathews has moved home to St. Helena to find her happy ever after. And why not? It’s happened to everyone else in the town where love grows on the vine. She’s even landed the perfect job, head cartoonist for the St. Helena Sentinel—her late grandfather’s newspaper. The only thing more important than finding love is keeping her grandfather’s legacy alive. A hard task when the paper’s sexy and irritating new consultant is determined to digitize her dreams.

Parker Edwards has never measured up in his grandfather’s eyes. So when the opportunity arises to consult for a small town newspaper where the old man sits as a board member, he’s determined to prove his grandfather wrong. Step one, digitize the paper to keep the sinking ship afloat. Step two, get his tiny town tour guide, who happens to be the cute and curvy cartoonist, on board. With the glitz covered cynicism of L.A. in his blood, he can’t wait to do the job and get back to the city. That is, until his sweet new friend with her sexy assets and chocolate brown eyes colors her way into his heart one comic at a time and makes him feel things he doesn’t think he can live up too.

Can small town and big city find their Happy Ever After in St. Helena Vineyards or is love just another romantic notion that is dying on the vine?

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