Friday, February 28, 2014

Majestic Pearls by Katija O. - Release Day Blitz & GIVEAWAY!



TITLE: Majestic Pearls 
AUTHOR: Katija O 
RELEASE DATE: 28th February 2014 

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Some believe in fate, others not so …

Who would think that a simple car accident could determine someone’s destiny?

But when Mia Tandy meets Nicholas Devlin their worlds are
Automatically changed.

Falling in love should be simple, should be natural and joyous, but,
As they are from different worlds, there are many obstacles thrown
In their way.

There is one thing though, that no one can control and that is
Undying love.  Fate has brought these two together, and class is keeping
Them apart.

What they don’t realize is they are connected, neither one
Of them knowing this.

One person holds the key to this secret.

A secret from yesteryear, this secret and this secret alone
Holds the answer to how their destiny will

Evolve.

 


 







 

 
 


 Not to stray from the common Author clichĂ©, I loved to read as a child – I actually excelled in reading from a young age.  This was definitely to my advantage.  In saying that I only enjoyed reading “happily ever after stories.”


As I grew older my pleasures turned to “teen romance stories” with the obvious transition being heavy love stories and of course Jackie Collins’ novels.

Then due to relationship and work commitments my reading all but ceased until my children were at an age where I could steal and hour or two (which then became and hour or four). 

A few years ago I discovered the Twilight Saga, this kept my thoroughly entertained for years as I read and re-read numerous times… Enter 50 Shades.

Whilst I was a little fearful to read this erotic tale, something tugged at my inner thoughts and I succumbed, like everyone around me falling for the likes of one Christian Grey. 

I continued from that moment reading many many stories and getting involved with Indie Authors from around the globe – something then happened to me.  I awoke one Saturday morning with a whole story fixed in my mind.  This had happened to me a lot over the years but this story was so clear and concise and I acted on in with the inspiration of the Indie Authors.

That’s when my first novel Majestic Pearls was born – it has grown from there and is a beautifully work in progress.  In the interim, I wrote my current story, a novella entitled Que Sera Sera.

When I'm not at my desk, I'm reading – beta reading, or just plain reading.  As a full time mother and wife my life is very full.  My other passion, other than writing and family is Music … music from yesteryear is my genre.








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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Driven Trilogy by K. Bromberg - Reading Order

This series is rated crazy good, and has won all kinds of literary awards!
 
It's seriously all the RAV and from what I understand it's one that NEEDS to be read.
Like, we just don't have the option. 
We HAVE to do it!
So, do it.
No peer pressure *Wink*

Book 3 - Crashed - Releases March 3, so there's still time to catch up!


 

Driven, (Driven Trilogy, Book 1)



Fueled, (Driven Trilogy, Book 2)



Crashed, (Driven Trilogy, Book 3) <--Available for Pre-Order Now!




Breakneck Series by Crystal Spears - Reading Order

I love when the sweet and innocent turn and things start happen'in!
I'm going to need to include the blurb on this one. 
It's just too good!!

One more thing -
These covers ROCK!
The 1st one is so intense and the 2nd - Well he's HOT and I feel like he sees right through me!

Here's the Reading Order:



Seize Me, (Breakneck Series, Book 1)

Winter Belov was the sweet innocent one in her crime family, the dutiful daughter that never disappointed her father. One day, her father does the unspeakable. When he turns his back, Winter flees across the country, taking her life savings with her, determined never to enter that sort of lifestyle again.

No longer innocent, she now lives in Nevada. Lana is her best friend and the only family Winter has. Together, they are two of the best exotic dancers in the county. While working a shift, Pyro, Lana’s long time crush, propositions Winter. He begs her to do a private gig at Breakneck. She accepts, with the condition that Lana dances with her.

When Winter’s eyes lock with Braxxon Breaker's, the President of Breakneck, she realizes she is no longer free; she has been seized. He is everything she is running from but at the same time, everything she wants. Braxxon will not take no for an answer, and purposely disrupts Winter’s life.
Rivals of Braxxon’s club are vicious and they do something that will have him out for blood. Winter's and Braxxon’s relationship is anything but a normal one. If they want to be together, crimes must be committed, friendships will be broken and people are going to die.
What happens when all that chaos mixes with Winter’s father locating her? It will be a bloodshed when Winter and Braxxon seek revenge and take no prisoners.



Withstanding Me, (Breakneck Series, Book 2)

Bloodshed...Secrets....Betrayal...Welcome to the Breakneck Series!
 


Touch of Tantra Series by Liv Morris - Reading Order Guide

I'm little obsessed with these covers AND I love that Book 1 and 2 are told from HIS POV. 

I love being inside a man's head!

 

Adam's Apple, (Touch of Tantra, Book 1) <--Told from HIS POV



Temptation, (Touch of Tantra, Book 1.5) <-Told from her POV *CURRENTLY FREE!!!*




Adam's Fall, (Touch of Tantra, Book 2) <--Told from HIS POV

Check out this pic! *Thanks Liv Morris and SubClub!*





Unbreakable Series by Rebecca Shea - Reading Order

I HAVE to read this series! 
Check out the blurbs posted below and you'll see why you should too!

Here's the order for your reading pleasure:



Unbreakable, (Unbreakable Series, Book 1)

For Jessica and Gabe, everything they thought they knew about each other will be questioned.  Sometimes, there are scars in life that are cut too deep to completely heal.  Will their love prove to be unbreakable, or will it shatter and prove fate is just another lie?




Undone, (Unbreakable Series, Book 2), Companion Novel to Unbreakable ^ ^ ^

I’ve found it’s easier to share my body but not my soul. I need no one, yet I crave her. Self-assured and independent, she doesn’t need me—but she wants me, and undeniably I want her too. At war with myself as I battle the secrets of my past, I don’t know if I can allow her to see the darkest parts of me, the parts I’ve left untouched—undone. As she chips away at the walls I’ve built for years, I fear those secrets will hold me hostage from love—forever.
 


Monday, February 24, 2014

Combative by Jay McLean - Cover

Jay Mclean has released a New book cover today!
Combative will be released late 2014 and if you judge a book by a cover, it's one that pleases the eye!


Once the Blurb is available, we'll get it to you!


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Spark Series by Brooke Cumberland - Reading Order

New Release - Flame, by Brooke Cumberland...
Just check out that cover... HOT!

Here's the Reading Order.
FYI: Flame can be read as stand alone but is a comparison novel.


Spark, (Spark Series, #1)



Burn, (Spark Series, #2)



Flame, (Spark Series)
 


Friday, February 14, 2014

Author Tia Louise's - Valentine's Event and Scavenger Hunt #Win #FreeStuff

 


**READERS!!!!! Search through the Post and find the Scavenger Hunt Clue (it will be in [brackets]) and then when you have all 3 Clues for the task come to the event and post a picture of the Clue!!**



Event Link:
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✥✥✥ EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK!!! ✥✥✥ 

ONE TO PROTECT is coming soon, and Derek faces his biggest challenge yet… 
Here’s an early peek to get you ready~  

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ONE TO KEEP By Tia Louise *unedited draft, subject to change* expected release March 2014 © 2014, Tia Louise 

The condo is dim as I cross back to the kitchen for a bottle of water. Only one lamp is lit, and I go to the enormous glass windows to look out and wait. A few lights dot the downtown area. It’s either too early or too wintery for most people to be out. With the tip of my finger, I touch the cold glass and try to imagine where he is right now. How much longer he’ll work. When he’ll be here with me… A noise at the door causes me to turn, and my chest squeezes when I see him standing in the doorway. His heavy grey overcoat makes him look even taller than six-two, his shoulders even broader. His dark hair is longer than usual, and it just touches his collar in gentle waves. Vibration hums under my skin as I watch him silently, my fingers curl with longing to touch him, slide through that hair. He shrugs off the top coat and hooks it on the rack, and I almost sigh audibly when I recognize the suit he’s wearing. It’s the same one from all those nights ago when I would gaze at him on my laptop screen. Back then I only had my memories and my hands. Now I have the real thing. Gorgeous. He doesn’t see me, doesn’t even know I’m here, and it takes all my strength not to call out to him. I’m waiting, wanting him to see me first. The entry light is on, and his attention is occupied by the stack of mail in his hand. I can see the tension in his lined brow, and even his shoulders appear tight. Touching my lips with my tongue, I have an idea for massaging that stress away, that luscious suit in a pile on the floor, my mouth covering his skin with kisses. I remember the band holding up my hair and quickly pull it out. My long, dark waves sweep over my shoulders at the exact moment his eyes rise. Beautiful blue eyes meet mine, and the center of my body turns to hot liquid. My arm drops, parting the robe, revealing a peek of my nude body underneath, and his confusion is quickly replaced by desire. Without a word, he tosses the letters on the table and shrugs out of the suit coat. He crosses the dining area fast, and I can barely breathe as he approaches, removing more clothing with each step. Tie off, his fingers unfasten buttons. He’s in front of me, shirt open, undershirt the only thing between his skin and mine. It’s possible I’ll come the moment we touch, but I snatch the edge of the thin white tank and push it up his lined torso, pressing my lips against his heated flesh. Large hands are inside the robe, sliding down my bare skin, and a little cry comes from my throat when he grips my ass lifts. I’m off my feet in a sweep, weightless in his arms. My back is pressed against the cold glass, and my breasts are flat against his bare chest. His waist is between my thighs, pressing, teasing, as his mouth muffles the noises coming from my throat. Firm lips push mine apart, and our tongues meet, his exploring my mouth hungrily [KISSING]. Our kisses are desperate, ravenous, and every time his hips push against my clit, fire surges hotter through my body. I need him inside me now. The only sounds are the little noises of pleasure coming from my throat, and his scent is all around me, flooding my senses. My fingers dig into his broad shoulders, pulling him closer to me as his soft lips and scratchy beard blaze a trail from my jaw down my neck to my breasts. I can’t help a moan as my head drops back against the glass. “Oh, god,” I gasp as he catches a straining nipple in his mouth and gives it a hard pull. The sensation registers directly between my legs to my core, and my insides tighten in anticipation. My hands are in his hair, pulling, threading the soft, dark locks, as his kisses climb back up my neck. He’s consuming me, pulling little bits of my skin between his teeth as he goes. “Now, baby. I need you now,” I whisper, begging. I can’t take much more of this before I explode. My thighs are already trembling and jerking, my inner muscles tight and aching… 


One to Hold (Derek & Melissa), 2013
One to Hold Series Book 1
Available Now
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19237304-one-to-hold





"HOT! FUN! ENJOYABLE! 5 STARS!!! I highly recommend this story and can't wait to read more from Tia Louise!" --Aleatha Roming, NYT & USA Today bestselling author of the Consequences series
***WARNING: Mature themes, strong language and sexual content. Recommended for adult readers (18+) only!***
Derek Alexander is a retired Marine, ex-cop, and the top investigator in his field. Melissa Jones is a small-town girl trying to escape her troubled past.
When the two intersect in a bar in Arizona, their sexual chemistry is off the charts. But what is revealed during their "one week stand" only complicates matters.
Because she'll do everything in her power to get away from the past, but he'll do everything he can to hold her.
(Standalone, M/F, HEA)










 One to Keep (Patrick & Elaine)
One to Hold Series Book 2
Now Available

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18715170-one-to-keep




WARNING: Mature themes, strong language and sexual content. Recommended for adult readers (18+) only!
There’s a new guy in town...

“Patrick Knight, single, retired Guard-turned private investigator. I was a closer. A deal maker. I looked clients in the eye and told them I’d get their shit done. And I did...”
Patrick doesn’t do “nice.”
At least, not anymore.
After his fiancĂ©e cheats, he follows up with a one-night stand and a disastrous office hook-up. His business partner (Derek Alexander) sends him to the desert to get his head straight—and clean up the mess.
While there, Patrick meets Elaine, and blistering sparks fly, but she’s not looking for any guy. Or a long-distance relationship. 
Patrick’s ready to do anything to keep her, but just when it seems he’s changed her mind, the skeletons from his past life start coming back.
(Standalone, M/F, HEA)






One to Protect 
One to Hold Series Book 3 
Expected Release: March 2014
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20577157-one-to-protect


WARNING: Recommended for adult readers (18+) only. Mature themes, strong language and sexual content.

Justice, revenge, retribution.

When Melissa's ex-husband Sloan manages to beat criminal charges, she stops believing he will ever pay for what he did. Derek Alexander will not accept that--a tiny silver scar won't let him forget, and he is determined to make the man who hurt his fiancee pay.

After exhausting all legal options, Derek is ready to take matters into his own hands. Until his partner Patrick Knight shows up with an unexpected solution...

Note: This stand-alone adult romance will be best understood if read following One to Hold and One to Keep.



Tia Louise is a former journalist, world-traveler, and collector of beautiful men (who inspire all of her stories... wink)—turned wife, mommy, and novelist.
She lives in the center of the U.S.A. with her lovely family and one grumpy cat. There, she dreams up stories she hopes are engaging, hot, and sexy, and that cause readers rethink common public locations…
It’s possible she has a slight truffle addiction.


 
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