#Review Blade by A. Ivy & L. Wright @inkslingerpr @alexandraivy @laurawrightrom #excerpt

 

 

From New York Times Bestselling authors Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright, comes BLADE, a new novella in their Bayou Heat Series, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Be sure to grab your copy today!

 

 

Sexy Suit, Blade was held captive and abused for decades. Benson Enterprises was desperate to use his superior blood to create super soldiers. But when he’s finally rescued, he can’t return to the Wildlands with the other prisoners. Not without the female he was forced to watch being impregnated. The female who has gone missing.

Beautiful and broken, Valli just wants to run away and never look back. But with the shocking news of her pregnancy fresh in her mind, she wonders if that’s even possible. Told by her captors that one of the caged animals assaulted her, she knows she must do everything in her power to keep her unborn child safe. But when a glorious male tracks her down and claims her and her baby as his own, will she have the strength to walk away?

 

Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon AU | Amazon Canada

 

Download the Free Kindle App

Background from a plum satin fabric with picturesque folds

She was as passionate as he could ever desire. But there was a part of her that remained elusively out of reach.

It was why he’d never used the word “mate” to her. Even though every time she kissed him, touched him…every time he was inside of her or fuck, just holding her hand as they watched the sunset on the porch, he’d wanted to.

“Humans can be just as loyal.” Hiss broke into his dark thoughts. “We’ve seen that with our own eyes.”

It was true. Lately the Pantera had brought many humans into the Wildlands. They had proven to be devoted mates and treasured assets to the pack.

“Yes.” He spoke his worse fear. “I just feel like she’s holding something back from me.”

“Give her time,” Hiss commanded. “She’s been through hell. She needs time to heal.”

Blade grimaced. Logically he knew it’d only been a few days, far too soon for a human female to feel comfortable with the dramatic changes in her life. Especially after all that Valli had endured.

But logic had nothing to do with a male who was eager to mate.

“My cat doesn’t want to be patient,” he muttered.

Hiss dropped his hand and stepped back, a small smile curving his lips.

“Then be a man until she’s ready for your beast,” he said.

Blade scowled, watching as Hiss turned and sauntered down the trail.

Be a man? What the hell was that supposed to mean?

Growling deep in his throat, Blade resisted the urge to dismiss the words. Maybe Hiss was right. Being in the Wildlands meant that his cat was much closer to the surface than when he was moving around in the outside world. Perhaps his female needed to know that he could be human as well.

So what did human males do to win the hearts of their females?

A slow smile curved his lips.

Romance.

Ah, yes…

A candlelit dinner. Flowers. Soft music so he could hold her close as they danced.

Yes. He would create a night that would sweep her off her feet. And then he would get down on one knee as a man would do, and ask her to be his mate.

But for that, he was going to need help.

Pivoting on his heel, he shifted back into his cat and took off through the trees and back to the communal center.

 

 

 

https://s3.amazonaws.com/embed.animoto.com/play.html?w=swf/production/vp1&e=1501533778&f=POUX3aaxW1XSL807iuZ60A&d=0&m=p&r=360p+480p+720p&volume=100&start_res=720p&i=m&asset_domain=s3-p.animoto.com&animoto_domain=animoto.com&options=

 

 

 

4-5-starTo say that I am a fan of these two authors, would be putting my love of their works lightly. I have enjoyed every work that I’ve been privileged enough to read. They didn’t disappoint with this work. I adore the naughty playful side to their writing. 

Alexandra Ivy & Laura Wright’s BLADE – Review & Excerpt Tour Schedule:

August 9th

BFD Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

I Smell Sheep – Excerpt

Reading in Pajamas – Review & Excerpt

August 10th

Another Book Hangover – Excerpt

Ramblings From This Chick – Excerpt

The Book Disciple – Review & Excerpt

August 11th

A Fortress of Books – Review

Ruby’s Books – Review & Excerpt

The Silver Dagger Scriptorium – Excerpt

August 12th

Brittany’s Book Blog – Excerpt

Gi’s Spot Reviews – Review & Excerpt

The Reading Cafe – Review & Excerpt

August 13th

Read-Love-Blog – Excerpt

Reading Between the Wines Book Club – Excerpt

Vagabonda Reads – Review

August 14th

Books n Wine – Review & Excerpt

Fictional Rendezvous Book Blog – Excerpt

Obsessive Reading Disorder – Excerpt

Loves Great Reads Blog – Review & Excerpt

August 15th

Kdrbck – Review & Excerpt

Romancing the Readers – Excerpt

Untamed Bibliophiles – Review & Excerpt

August 16th

a geordielass honest blog on reviews – Review

British Book Binge – Review

Evermore Books – Review & Excerpt

Reads All the Books – Review & Excerpt

August 17th

A small girl, her man and her books – Review & Excerpt

Jax’s Book Magic – Excerpt

Angels With Attitude Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt

August 18th

Angel’s Guilty Pleasures – Excerpt

G & T’s Indie Café – Excerpt

Novel Addiction – Review

Reese’s Reviews – Review & Excerpt

 

 

Alexandra Ivy is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. From Alexandra: “I’m not exactly sure when I fell in love with books. Probably on my mother’s knee listening to her read Dr. Seuss to me. I do remember that I was barely old enough to cross the street by myself when I discovered the delights of the local library.

Could anything be more wonderful than spending summer days surrounded by stacks of Nancy Drew mysteries? Over the years I fell in love with Victoria Holt, Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, and J.R.R. Tolkien just to name a few. I read poetry, essays, biographies, and plays. In fact, I read anything I could get my hands on.

Years later (no, I’m not admitting how many) I’m still an avid reader, and my tastes are still as varied as they were in my youth, which I suppose helps to explain why I enjoy writing regency historicals under the name of Deborah Raleigh, as well as my contemporary paranormals as Alexandra Ivy. For now that is enough to keep me busy, but who knows what the future might hold!

I do have a few other loves in my life besides reading and writing, the most important being my unbelievably patient husband, David, and my two sons, Chance and Alexander. Without their constant support and belief in me, I never could have been able to follow my dreams. They are truly my heroes.

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter

 

 

Laura Wright is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. From Laura: “Unlike many of my peers in the writing world, I wasn’t a writer or a reader until I left high school. During my youth I was into theater, song and dance, commercials and boys. I loved romance surely, but I had never read a romance novel until my late teens. With that said, I remember the day I did like it was a moment ago – my aunt gave me the Jude Deveraux novel, Knight in Shining Armor and I couldn’t put it down until the very last word. Then I went straight to the library and got another – then another until I’d read everything she’d ever written. After that, it was McNaught, Howard, Schone, Kleypas, and the Silhouette line, Desire. I instantly loved those emotional, sexy reads, so much so that I began to carve out ideas for my own stories, themes that were unique to me and moved me. In 1997 I enrolled in UCLA extension writing classes, met my mentor and critique partners and since have never stopped writing. I was committed then and I still am now; the need to tell my own romantic stories a full on obsession. My first manuscript was rejected, and though the second one was as well the editor who’d rejected it wanted to see something else from me. I had something (note to authors; always keep working, even after you’ve sent in a proposal) and sent it right away. The day I got the call telling me Desire wanted to buy Cinderella and the Playboy was the best day of my life. That is until I married my husband, and had my two beautiful children. But I must say, writing is much like motherhood – tough, grueling, surprising, delicious and for me, a dream come true.”

 

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

#releasedaylaunch 1001 Dark Nights Discovery Bundle 10 @InkSlingerPR @1001DarkNights

 

 

We are absolutely thrilled to bring you the Release Day Launch for 1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Ten, brought to you by 1001 Dark Nights. Introducing Discovery Authors Jenna Jacob and Sierra Simone, the Bundle contains 6 novellas, including novellas from New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Tessa Bailey, Lexi Blake, Larissa Ione, and Laurelin Paige! Grab your copy of this incredible bundle today!

 

 

About 1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Ten:

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Tessa Bailey, Lexi Blake, Larissa Ione, Laurelin Paige, and introducing Jenna Jacob and Sierra Simone.

 

Six Dark Tales. Six Sensual Stories. Six Page Turners.

 

ROUGH RHYTHM: A Made In Jersey Novella by Tessa Bailey
Band manager James Brandon never expected to find the satisfaction he’d been chasing, let alone stumble upon it in some sleezy Hollywood meat market. Yet the girl’s quiet pride spoke to him from across the bar. But after losing the grip on his dark desires that one fateful night, James has spent the last four years atoning for letting her down. Rock band drummer Lita Regina has had enough of James’s guilt. She wants the explosive man she met that night in Hollywood. And she’ll stop at nothing to revive him.

DEVOTED: A Masters and Mercenaries Novella by Lexi Blake
Amy Slaten has devoted her life to Slaten Industries. After ousting her corrupt father and taking over the CEO role, she thought she could relax and enjoy taking her company to the next level. But an old business rivalry rears its ugly head. When Flynn Adler realizes the woman he’s falling for is none other than the CEO of the firm he needs to take down, he has to make a choice. Does he take care of the woman he’s falling in love with or the business he’s worked a lifetime to build?

Z: A Demonica Novella by Larissa Ione
Zhubaal has spent decades searching for the angel he loved and lost nearly a century ago. Not even her death can keep him from trying to find her. But as time passes, he’s losing hope… As an emim, Vex has always felt like a second-class citizen. But if she manages to secure a deal with the Grim Reaper she will have earned her place in the world. The only obstacle in the way of her plan is a sexy hardass called Z. Soon it becomes clear that they have a powerful connection rooted in the past…

FALLING UNDER YOU: A Fixed Trilogy Novella by Laurelin Paige
Norma Anders has always prided herself on her intelligence and determination. She climbed out of poverty, put herself through school and is now a chief financial advisor at Pierce Industries. She’s certainly a woman who won’t be topped. Not in business anyway. But she’s pretty sure she’d like to be topped in the bedroom. Unfortunately most men see independence and ambition in a woman and they run. Then the most unlikely candidate steps up. Boyd, her much-too-young and oh-so-hot assistant surprises her one night with bold suggestions and an authoritative demeanor he’s never shown her in the office.

CRAVING HIS COMMAND: A Doms of Genesis Novella by Jenna Jacob
Mercy O’Connor—known as Symoné at Club Genesis—craves the chance to experience true surrender. The only problem is, she’s set her sights on sexy, commanding Sir Justice, who studies her with his dissecting, arousing stare…but never offers to show her his ropes. If Kellan Graham let himself believe in love at first sight, Symoné would own his heart. After having his life ripped apart, he’s spent years inventing ways to resist simple lust, but each time this beautiful submissive turns her pleading eyes to him, she ignites a complicated conflagration of desire Kellan can’t fight.

AMERICAN QUEEN by Sierra Simone
It starts with a stolen kiss under an English sky, and it ends with a walk down the aisle. It starts with the President sending his best friend to woo me on his behalf, and it ends with my heart split in two. It starts with buried secrets and dangerous desires…and ends with the three of us bound together with a hateful love sharper than any barbed wire.

Every Dark Nights tale is breathtakingly sexy and magically romantic. 

4-5-star

I am always so excited to see this bundle when it becomes available. It never disappoints. I’ve found some of my favorite authors through this series of works. These authors are absolutely amazing. Every story keeps you engaged and ready for the next. As far as I am concerned, keep them coming. Excellent work as always.

 

Experience the 1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Ten Here…

 

 

 

Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon CAN | Amazon AU

 

 

 

 

About the 1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Ten Authors-

 

Tessa Bailey Tessa Bailey is originally from Carlsbad, California. The day after high school graduation, she packed her yearbook, ripped jeans and laptop, driving cross-country to New York City in under four days.

Her most valuable life experiences were learned thereafter while waitressing at K-Dees, a Manhattan pub owned by her uncle. Inside those four walls, she met her husband, best friend and discovered the magic of classic rock, managing to put herself through Kingsborough Community College and the English program at Pace University at the same time. Several stunted attempts to enter the work force as a journalist followed, but romance writing continued to demand her attention.

She now lives in Long Island, New York with her husband of eight years and four-year-old daughter. Although she is severely sleep-deprived, she is incredibly happy to be living her dream of writing about people falling in love.

 

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter

 

 

Lexi Blake – New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lexi Blake lives in North Texas with her husband and three kids. She began writing at a young age concentrating on plays and journalism. It wasn’t until she started writing romance that she found success. Lexi believes in happy endings no matter how odd the couple, threesome or foursome may seem.

 

 

 

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter

 

 

Larissa Ione – Larissa Ione is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. An Air Force veteran, she traded in a career as a meteorologist to pursue her passion of writing. She now spends her days in pajamas with her computer, strong coffee, and supernatural worlds. She believes in celebrating everything, and would never be caught without a bottle of Champagne chilling in the fridge…just in case. She currently lives in Wisconsin with her U.S. Coast Guard husband, her teenage son, a rescue cat named Vegas, and her very own hellhound, a King Shepherd named Hexe.

 

 

 

 

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter

 

 

Laurelin Paige –Laurelin Paige is the New York TimesWall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Fixed Trilogy. She’s a sucker for a good romance and gets giddy anytime there’s kissing, much to the embarrassment of her three daughters. Her husband doesn’t seem to complain, however. When she isn’t reading or writing sexy stories, she’s probably singing, watching Game of Thrones and the Walking Dead, or dreaming of Michael Fassbender. She’s also a proud member of Mensa International though she doesn’t do anything with the organization except use it as material for her bio.

 

 

 

Website  ** Facebook  ** Twitter 

 

 

 

Jenna Jacob – USA Today bestselling and award winning author Jenna Jacob lives out her happily-ever-after in Kansas with her Alpha husband, adult children, and animal babies. When she’s not pounding the keyboard she’s likely riding a Harley, camping and fishing, reading, or cooking. Dubbed the “Goddess of Gravy” by Lexi Blake, Jenna enjoys tantalizing the taste buds of family and friends with her famous fried chicken dinner.

But don’t let her conventional innocence fool you. Jenna has been involved in the BDSM lifestyle for over twenty years. With experience and knowledge she delves deep into the emotional psyche of strong Dominants and sassy submissives with her Doms of Genesis series and The Doms of Her Life series (co-authored with Shayla Black and Isabella LaPearl).

Her works have been called: savagely beautiful, captivating, and emotionally riveting.

A hopeless romantic, Jenna paints a softer picture with her contemporary romance: Sky Of Dreams. A lover of life and laughter, she sets her zany sense of humor free in the romantic comedies: Sin On A Stick and Wet Dream.

No matter the genre, you’ll want a box of tissues handy, Jenna tugs hard on the heartstrings.

 

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter

 

Sierra Simone – Sierra Simone is the USA Today bestselling author of American Queen and Priest. Shes a former librarian who spent too much time reading romance novels at the information desk. She’s also a 4th degree black belt in kenpo karate, a narcoleptic, a former living history interpreter and is licensed to perform marriages in exchange for beer.  She lives with her husband, two kids and a big, brown dog in Kansas City. You can also email her at thesierrasimone@gmail.com.

 

 

Website ** Facebook ** Tumblr

 

 

 

 

#RavishingReview Real Duet Series (Audio Book) by Megan March

rg-website-banner

Banner Regent is one of my new favorite characters. I am so in love with this woman that I wish I knew her in real life. We would be fantastic friends.

Logan Brantley and Banner Regent are two of so awesome together. I am so happy that I didn’t have to wait to listen to these stories back to back. I do believe I might have had a little fit. The way the two feed off one another makes me smile. I have not laughed, giggled, or been downright shocked by a book as I much as I have with this one. While listening to the first book, I had to make my love of the main female character known to the author. Absolutely fucking amazing!

**Oh, side note. Sebastian York could read me sports stats and I would be enthralled with that man.

real-good-man

From USA Today best-selling author Meghan March comes a sexy new duet with a hero you won’t want to miss.

Fall for a woman over text messages? No way in hell.

Reality can never be as good at the fantasy, right?

Wrong. It’s better.

Banner Regent is smart, funny, and so far out of my league she might as well be royalty.

I’m a mechanic from Kentucky. She’s a New York City party girl.

We were never supposed to meet, but one text started something neither of us saw coming.

How do you seduce the woman who already has everything?

Show her what it’s like to be with a real good man.

Audible

rgm-teaser-15

 

real-good-love-for-web-360x570

I’ve had my fair share of bad boys, but nothing prepared me for what it was like to be with a real good man.

Logan Brantley changed everything.

Somewhere along the way, what started as a fling became the best part of my life.

He makes me want all the things I’ve never had, like forever and happily ever after, but nothing worth having comes easily.

Everyone is betting on us to fail, but I’m ready to fight for this real good love.

Real Good Love is the conclusion of the Real Duet series.

Audible

21837903-_sy540_

 

 

#RavenousReview The Wright Brother by K.A. Linde

 

twbbanner

 

 

 

TWB Amazon

I’d dated his brother.

He didn’t remember and I wish I could forget.

I may have sworn off the Wright family a long time ago. But when I returned home, Jensen Wright crashed into my life with the confidence of a billionaire CEO and the sex appeal of a god. Even I couldn’t resist our charged chemistry, or the way he fit into my life like a missing puzzle piece.

Too bad he’d forgotten the one thing that could destroy us.

Because Jensen Wright doesn’t share. Not with anyone. And if his brother finds out, this could all go down in flames.

When it all was said and done, was he the Wright brother?

 

iBooks B&N ✦ Kobo ✦ Google Play

teaser3_CS

review

 

 

 

 

KylaK.A. Linde is the USA Today bestselling author of more than fifteen novels including the Avoiding series and the Record series. She has a Masters degree in political science from the University of Georgia, was the head campaign worker for the 2012 presidential campaign at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and served as the head coach of the Duke University dance team. She loves reading fantasy novels, geeking out over Star Wars, binge-watching Supernatural, and dancing in her spare time.

She currently lives in Lubbock, Texas, with her husband and two super adorable puppies.

WEBSITE / FACEBOOK / TWITTER / INSTAGRAM

#RavenousReview Dirty Wife Games by Clarissa Wild

Title: Dirty Wife Games
Series: Indecent #2
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Dark Romance (Standalone)
Release Date:  February 28, 2017


 

A scorned wife on the run, and a stalker who follows her every move… Match made in heaven?
After being forced to marry a tyrant, Hyun Song flees his home in a desperate attempt to save what’s left of her dignity … and her life.
Now on her own, she tries her best to move on with her simple life. But she quickly realizes she can’t escape her past … and that she’s not alone …
He watches her through her window.
Sends her indecent notes.
Stalks her everywhere she goes.
He wants her badly, and when she finally lets him in …
It’s time for the wife to play a dirty game.
 
review
Hot dog. Hot Dog. Hot DIGGITY DOG, Ms. Wild. I cannot believe my eyes! There are words, but I can’t seem to form them. Wow! Whoa! Hot DAMN! Read it. You just have to. It will shock and surprise you. 
4-5-star

From the moment I first saw my stalker, I was captivated.
The man with the black leather jacket and dark, spiky hair sits on a bench across the street from my house, staring down at a notebook.
Every night, he sits there at exactly ten p.m., looking off into the distance or writing his notes under the street light … or looking straight at me.
Like he is now.
Our eyes meet, and a sudden electrical current rushes through my veins.
I’m unable to look away from his piercing blue eyes, and I wonder … How long ago did he first see me?
I’ve only noticed him outside recently … watching over my house as if he’s guarding it. Guarding me.
I don’t know if I should be scared. If I should run or call the cops.
He’s never come close.
So is there any reason to act?
As long as he maintains his distance … an invisible line he doesn’t cross … I still feel safe. I can survive, knowing he is there, wherever I go.
I never know when or where I’m going to see him again.
I just know I will.
A hampered breath leaves my throat as he stares me down from across the street. His gaze feels like it penetrates through the closed windows. And for a brief second, I think I spot a hint of a smile.

“Where are you going?” she asks.
“Shower,” I grumble, annoyed with her indecisiveness.
My cock tents my pants, and I will it down, but it’s not happening. So I take them off, along with my boxer shorts, socks, and shoes. Then I pull off my shirt and throw it in the corner of the bathroom on the pile of clothes that was already there.
When I turn around to grab some shampoo, she’s still standing in the living room, blatantly staring at my naked body while blinking rapidly, her lips parting ever so slowly.
A smirk grows on my face. “Seen a ghost or something?”
Her face glows red, and she stutters, “I can’t believe you just took off your clothes while I’m still here.” She swallows, visibly confused. “Do you want me to go? I can go.”
I shrug. I don’t see the problem. “You can stay.” I give her a smile, and she tentatively smiles back, trying to hide the obvious stare. I guess my cock stole the show.
“Okay,” she murmurs as I turn around and turn on the shower, wondering if she’s staring at my ass. She probably is, judging from the squeaks in her voice. “I’ll go sit down over here…”
I don’t answer, as it wasn’t a question, and I don’t see the point in discussing something completely irrelevant. I’m a man of actions, not of words, and I prefer the written word regardless. I could write whole essays about how her beauty captivates me and about all the things I would do to her to make her mine.
But she already knows that.
She’s seen my notes.
Touched herself to my dirtiest fantasies.
And now, I’m touching myself to them too.
Under the shower, my cock has done anything to cool down.
All I can think of is claiming her for my own, and it only makes me stroke myself more. I don’t even care that she’s in the room beside me. I need the release, one way or another, and if she doesn’t want it, then I’ll have to take care of it myself.
So I imagine her showering with me as I jerk myself off, picturing her naked body. I hiss and bite my lip, completely immersing myself in my own fantasy. The fact she’s right next door only makes it that much more exciting. That much more forbidden.
But when I open my eyes for just a second, I spot her standing in the doorway, with her mouth wide open.


Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author, best known for the dark Romance novel Mr. X. Her novels include the Fierce Series, the Delirious Series, the Stalker Duology, Twenty-One (21), Ultimate Sin, Viktor, Bad Teacher, RUIN, and Wicked Bride Games. She is also a writer of various erotic romances. She is an avid reader and writer of sexy stories about hot men and feisty women. Her other loves include her furry cat friend and learning about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of movies, reading tons of books and cooking her favorite meals.

Want to get an email when my next book is released?
Sign up here to receive 4 FREE short stories: http://eepurl.com/FdY71

HOSTED BY:

#RavenousReview Passion Restored by Carrie Ann Ryan

pr-release

Sating a craving never felt so wrong…and so right.

Carrie Ann Ryan’s PASSION RESTORED is available now! Trust us – you don’t want to miss Owen and Liv’s explosive chemistry!

 

About PASSION RESTOREDPassion Restored ECover v300dpi

The Gallagher Brothers series from NYT Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan continues with the one brother who thinks he can handle it all and the one woman who could change that.

Owen Gallagher likes everything in its place and is organized to a fault. While his brothers have each dealt with their own personal tragedies and stresses, Owen figures he’s had it pretty easy. That is until his perfectly ordered world is rocked at its foundation and he’s forced to rely on others. Now, he must heal his body and his soul while trying to ignore his delectable and utterly off-limits neighbor.

Liz McKinley is stressed out, exhausted, and not in the mood for a bearded and growly man in her ER. When she patches him up to the best of his ability, she’s prepared to push him firmly from her thoughts. Of course, that would be easier if she and her best friend hadn’t bought the house next to his. Now their paths seem to cross daily, and she is finding it harder and harder to say no to the injured and angry man next door. But she’s been scarred one too many times in her life, and even though this Gallagher looks good enough to eat, she knows that sometimes, sating that craving is the worst thing she can do.

Add PASSION RESTORED to your Goodreads list here!

Get your hands on PASSION RESTORED now:

Amazon | iBooks | Barnes and Noble | Kobo | Google Play

pr-teaser2

review

Owen and his brothers … what can I say about them? I absolutely adore everything about them. They remind me of every time that I get together with mine. I can do nothing but laugh around them. I felt the same way about the Gallagher brothers, the whole Gallagher family actually. Those moments were so spectacular that I didn’t want to leave the page. Liz’s friend, Tessa, just fit in perfectly. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for her. Murphy too.

Owen is the most amazing guy and a man after my own heart. I gasped whenever the man hit the page. His tail with Liz was interesting and I loved how patient he was. It helped that he has the same tendencies that I have.

Wasn’t a fan of Liz. Didn’t care much for her. The other aspects of the story that I didn’t care for were the second half of Clive’s story, the accident “tie up,” and what I call the boomerang affect. They just didn’t sit well with me. I felt like something was missing with each thing.

Loved the family, happy with the moments of laughter, enjoyed the HEA. All around nice story.

3.5 Star

Read a Sneak Peek of PASSION RESTORED:

“Cream and sugar?” Owen asked as he poured two cups.

“Both please,” she said. “I can drink it black and usually do at work, but I have a sweet tooth.”

Owen’s eyes flared. “Good to know.”

Liz licked her lips, and his eyes dropped down to follow the movement. This was so not a good idea. She shouldn’t be here, and she sure as hell shouldn’t be following up on any attraction they might share. He wasn’t good for her, and she damn well knew she wasn’t good for him.

And yet when he set her coffee cup next to her hand on the kitchen island, she didn’t move to reach for it. Instead, she stood still, and he moved closer, so close she could feel his breath on her lips, the warmth of his body achingly close to hers.

“Tell me to stop,” Owen whispered. He moved even closer, resting his hand on her hip. Her heart raced, and she tried to say no, tried to remember that she shouldn’t do this.

She didn’t tell him to stop.

He leaned forward, taking her mouth with his, and she let him. Let him have her, let him kiss her, let him do what she knew she shouldn’t.

And she kissed him back.

It wasn’t a soft kiss, wasn’t one from fairy tales with fair maidens and handsome princes. Instead, it was a meeting of mouths, heavy breathing, teeth, and tongues fighting for control. He gripped her hip with one hand and dug the fingers of his other hand into her hair, pulling her impossibly closer.

She’d imagined his mouth on her lips, on her skin before, and yet those dreams had nothing on the real man. She wrapped her arms around him, needing him on her, in her, with her. When she found herself rocking against the hard length of him, she didn’t stop. Instead, she just kissed him harder.

Enter to Win

Carrie Ann Ryan is giving away a box filled with books, swag, goodies, and other signed fun! You can enter to win below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Watch the Trailer

About Carrie Ann Ryan

Carrie Ann Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary and paranormal romance. Her works include the Montgomery Ink, Redwood Pack, Talon Pack, and Gallagher Brothers series, which have sold over 2.0 million books worldwide. She started writing while in graduate school for her advanced degree in chemistry and hasn’t stopped since. Carrie Ann has written over fifty novels and novellas with more in the works. When she’s not writing about bearded tattooed men or alpha wolves that need to find their mates, she’s reading as much as she can and exploring the world of baking and gourmet cooking.

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Newsletter | Instagram | Tumblr | Pinterest

#NewRelease Fourteen Shades of F*cked Up by Various Authors

Title: Fourteen Shades of F*cked Up – An Anthology
Authors: Alyson Hale, Ariel Marie, Brittney Coon, Cristina Slough, J.A. Kerr, J.L. Baldwin, Jennifer Loring, Lilly James, Marie Skye, ML Rodriguez, N. Mills, QUINN, S. Valentine, Zack Halford
Release Date: February 14th, 2017
Genre: Dark/erotic romance anthology
★ SYNOPSIS ★
Roses are red. So is passion. And blood.



Fourteen authors have brought you stories of pain and love.

Struggle and dissonance.

Lust and depravity.



Whether your poison is a naughty husband and wife, a kinky night out on the town, edging toward the pinnacle of pain and pleasure, or something a little more supernatural, come indulge in your deepest, darkest, most f*cked up cravings.



We promise we won’t judge…if you won’t.



Note: This anthology contains content that is not appropriate for readers under the age of 18. 



PETITION DENIED by Alyson Hale

A rich lawyer gives his beloved wife the punishment of a lifetime after finding divorce papers in the mail.



DARKNESS CONSUMED by Ariel Marie

An assassin’s life is never easy–and neither is leaving the one you love in order to save them.



EXCITABLE by Brittney Coon

When a dominant is sold as a submissive to another dominant, a dramatic power struggle ensues.



CONSENSUAL by Cristina Slough

A couple tries to resuscitate their broken marriage by going to their first swingers party.



F*CKING ADDICTED by J.A. Kerr

Sex addict Aiden knows his attraction to fellow addict Keira is dangerous–but then, so is he.



FOREVER PROMISES by J.L. Baldwin

When the demons come out to play and stake their claim, there are always fatal flaws.



A STRANGE AND DISTANT SAFETY by Jennifer Loring

For one young man, the nightmare scenario of abduction and torture becomes the key to unlocking his ultimate fantasy.



WICKED GAMES by Lilly James

Lyle and Ivy live for their toxic relationship, but all wicked games eventually come to an end.



AFFLICTION by Marie Skye

A prominent doctor enjoys inflicting pain on his enemies, until he begins to question his original intent.



STORY OF US by ML Rodriguez

He is the first to introduce her to carnal pleasures she never dreamed of, but will he be the last?



HER MISTAKE by N. Mills

Dysfunctional: an adjective that embodies Jezabelle’s entire childhood and everything she strives to avoid, until a smooth-talking biker ruins all of her plans.



MISS X by Quinn

She calls herself a “professional mistress”–no love, no commitment, no future, until she meets a strangely familiar man who shows her how to feel again.



KILLER DOM by S. Valentine

Sometimes lust can carry you down surprising and dangerous paths…



ANOTHER LAST GLANCE by Zack Halford

A terminally ill billionaire uses an experimental procedure to feel endless ecstasy, but all he really wants is one last moment with his true love.

 
review
**I was gifted a copy of this book in exchange for an honest read.**
I will be honest with you, I am slowly making my way through the stories. The first story had me a little thrown. I didn’t know exactly what to expect. It was a thoroughly surprising story and had a fitting ending.
My goal was to read Marie Skye’s Affliction. I wanted to know what the story was about because I’d seen the teasers for it. She definitely didn’t disappoint. I absolutely loved this story. The dark with the light had me devouring the pages to the point of screaming when I came to the end. I love stories that make me laugh out loud and want to root for the one that is the unlikely hero. Twisted and exciting all rolled into one.
I’m looking forward to the rest of the stories if these to a simple hints at what’s to come.
4-5-star
Universal E-book Link: myBook.to/FourteenShades

Paperback Link: https://www.createspace.com/6898905

 

PETITION DENIED by Alyson Hale
I pull my wife’s zipper down and yank her dress off, ignoring her kicking against me. With her dark hair fanned out over the pillow and her full, round breasts splayed for my pleasure, I’ve never seen anything more tantalizing. Before I do anything to her, I need to make sure she wants this, but I’m certain she does. Her moans and the obvious hardness of her round, small nipples mean more to me than the fruitless jabs of her knees into my hardened core. When I steal a glance at her pussy, I can’t help but grin at the way it glistens. No matter how hard she fights, she can’t hide her desire for me. It’s written all over every inch of her body. She is still mine.
Easing into my planned night of debauchery, I run my rough hand over her smooth, naked flesh and capture her lips in another kiss.
“Lana Grace Law, you are mine, body, and soul,” I whisper softly between kisses. “Trying to escape me is futile.”
“You’re a bastard,” she growls, her brows drawn down in anger.
I shoot her a grin that makes her pelvis quiver. “I think you’ll come to forgive me enough times.”

 

 

EXCITABLE by Brittney Coon
Leo is lying on the bed like a good boy. I tie his hands and feet to the posts and pull the knife out from beneath the sheet I stashed it under.
“Do you want to see what the fucking queen of the sick and damned does with this?” I move the knife back and forth between my fingers.
“Shit,” he hisses. “I don’t want to—”
I straddle him and let the cool blade to touch his collarbone. “You using the mommy card already?”
He presses his head into the bed and chews on his bottom lip. “Fine.”
I let the knife lick his peck, making a small cut. He screws his eyes shut as I kiss the sting away.
“I dare you to untie me.” His voice comes from low in his throat, making me stop from making another cut.
“A dare, huh? You know I can’t back down from a dare…”
“Then let me go and this game is over.”
I toss the knife onto the floor. It clings on the wooden surface. “You done with me already?”
“No. I just want my fucking hands on you. I want you in my mouth. Why don’t we just forget these toys and—”
I untie him and sit on the corner of the bed. “And what, fuck like normal people?”
He licks his lips and brushes his finger over my breast. “We just do whatever animals do…”
“But we’re not falling in love. Deal?”

 

 

 

HER MISTAKE by N. Mills
He pushed my hand away again. “Stop poking me, Belle,” he warned again.
The nickname only ignited my fury more. I could have died tonight or gone to prison. My whole fucking life, I made responsible decisions, and the one night I made a bad one, this guy swooped in and almost ruined everything. I slammed my index into his chest once more. His warm fingers wrapped around my wrist, and he pushed me against the wall. His fist hit the wall next to me. I couldn’t help it, I flinched, and I hated myself for it.
His eyes were bright with anger. I slapped him for making me flinch. Before I knew what was happening, my hands were pinned against the wall above my head. My heart slammed against my ribs, and our heavy breaths mingled together. The air between us shifted.
Our lips collided into a frantic kiss. His hands on my wrists tightened, and he pressed closer to me. He let go of my hands, and I tangled them into his hair as I tried to get closer. He cupped my ass and lifted me from the ground. I wrapped my legs around his waist and shoved his cut from his shoulders. He had me sandwiched between him and the wall as he helped me yank his shirt off, only breaking the kiss to get it over his head. It was like being deprived of oxygen when he pulled away.
I sucked in a sharp breath at the sight of his bare chest. His arms were covered in full sleeves and on his chest sat a jester tattoo, one side of its face the laughing joker, the other half with tears silently falling. His hungry jade eyes met mine and something passed between us. If I was religious, I’d call it spiritual.

 

ENTER TO WIN 1 of 3 paperback copies of #FourteenShades!
HOSTED BY

#ReleaseWeekBlitz The Sexy One by Lauren Blakely @InkSlingerPR @LaurenBlakely3

the-sexy-one-rwb-banner

 

 

From NYT Bestselling author Lauren Blakely, comes a swoony new standalone romance…

THE SEXY ONE!

Want a romance guaranteed to make you melt? Get ready to fall in love with THE SEXY ONE!

 

 

the-sexy-one-rwb-teaser-2

 

 

“Swoony, passionate and oh-so-romantic!”

~NYT Bestselling author K Bromberg

 

Insanely romantic and so genuinely charming…”

~Fresh Fiction

 

the-sexy-one-cover

 

From the NYT Bestselling author of MISTER O, comes a sexy new standalone romance…

Let me count the ways why falling into forbidden love is not my wisest move…
1. She works with me every single day.
Did I mention she’s gorgeous, sweet, kind and smart?
2. She works in my home.
Playing with my five-year-old daughter. Teaching my little girl. Cooking for my princess. Which means…
3. She’s the nanny.
And that makes her completely off-limits…But it doesn’t stop me from wanting her. All of her.

***

The other nannies in this city don’t call him the Sexy One for nothing. My boss, the amazingly wonderful single father to the girl I take care of every day is ridiculously hot, like movie star levels with those arms, and those eyes, and that body. Not to mention, the way he dotes on his little girl melts me all over. But what really makes my knees weak are the times when his gaze lingers on me. In secret. When no one else is around.

I can’t risk my job for a chance at something more…can I? But I don’t know how to resist him much longer either…

With all the heat, heart and humor readers have come to expect, this newest standalone will make you laugh, swoon and feel like you’re falling in love!

Amazon US | Amazon Paperback | iBooks | Kobo | Barnes & Noble  

Review

 

the-sexy-one-rwb-teaser-3

 

A swoony, forbidden standalone contemporary romance, THE SEXY ONE is a forbidden love story, the romantic tale of a single father falling head over heels for the smart, kind and beautiful nanny. Resistance is hard as these two fall deeply in love while she works in his home. But forbidden romances are fraught with their own challenges, and nothing comes easily for this couple. Told in dual POV, THE SEXY ONE is being called Lauren Blakely’s most romantic novel yet. THE SEXY ONE is swoony, sweet, hot and forbidden.

“A good old-fashioned love story with a forbidden twist.”

~Bookalicious Babe Blog

 

 

the-sexy-one-available-now

 

 

Add it to Goodreads here!

 

 

the-sexy-one-rwb-teaser-1

✮✮✮Celebrate the release of The SEXY ONE! Enter to win a NIGHT OF ROMANCE, including a $100 gift card to your favorite restaurant, Signed copies of Big Rock, Mister O, and Well Hung, $25 gift card to Fandango, $25 gift card to 1-800 Flowers, and a $25 gift card to Victoria’s Secret or Bath and Body Works for 1 winner. Second and Third place prizes include a Signed copy of Well Hung and $25 Amazon Gift Card.✮✮✮

ENTER THE GIVEAWAY HERE!

 

 

author-pic-lauren-blakelyAbout Lauren Blakely:

Since self-publishing her debut romance novel CAUGHT UP IN US three years ago, Lauren Blakely has sold more than 1 million books. She is known for her sexy contemporary romance style that’s full of heat, heart and humor. A devout fan of cake and canines, Lauren has plotted entire novels while walking her four-legged friends. She lives in California with her family. With eleven New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than sixty times. Her bestselling series include Sinful Nights, Seductive Nights, No Regrets, Caught Up in Love, and Fighting Fire as well as standalone romantic comedies like BIG ROCK, MISTER O and WELL HUNG, which were instant New York Times Bestsellers. In the fall she’ll release THE SEXY ONE, a swoony contemporary romance. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter at laurenblakely.com/newsletter.

 

Website ** Facebook ** Twitter ** Newsletter ** Goodreads

 

 

inkslinger-blogger-banner-new

#ReviewTour Bound to Submit by Laura Kaye @inkslingerPR @laurakayeauthor #excerpttour

bound-to-submit-tour-banner

 

 

Decadent… Sensual… Forbidden…

 

12 Masters. 12 Desires. 12 Fantasies Come to Life.
Meet the Masters of Blasphemy…

 

 

bound-to-submit-cover

About Bound to Submit:

From the ruins of an abandoned church comes Baltimore’s hottest and most exclusive BDSM club. Twelve Masters. Infinite fantasies. Welcome to Blasphemy…

He thinks he caused her pain, but she knows he’s the only one who can heal her…

Kenna Sloane lost her career and her arm in the Marines, and now she feels like she’s losing herself. Submission is the only thing that ever freed her from pain and made her feel secure, and Kenna needs to serve again. Bad. The only problem is the Dom she wants once refused her submission and broke her heart, but, scarred on the inside and out, she’s not looking for love this time. She’s not even sure she’s capable.

Griffin Hudson is haunted by the mistakes that cost him the only woman he ever loved. Now she’s back at his BDSM club, Blasphemy, and more beautiful than ever, and she’s asking for his help with the pain he knows he caused. Even though he’s scared to hurt her again, he can’t refuse her, because he’d give anything to earn a second chance. And this time, he’ll hold on forever.

 

Order Bound to Submit in ebook or paperback, releasing 10/11/16

Amazon | iBooks | Kobo| Barnes & Noble

Add to your Goodreads

Review

***I was gifted a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.***

Kenna and Griffin’s story was a bit of a mix of a military romance and bdsm. I thoroughly enjoyed the arc of the character’s story. The friends were fun and funny anytime they were on the page. I’ve read other works by the author and this wasn’t one that got to me. There were beautiful moments that caused my heartstrings to pull. I don’t know if it was the ARC copy but the formatting bothered me a bit. I don’t believe I connected with this story. It was missing something or the thorough descriptions of the rope play was a turn off. It won’t go in my favorites list.

3.5 Star

 

bound-to-submit-tour-teaser

 

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

October 5

Red Hot + Blue Reads – Review & Excerpt

Books,Dreams,Life – Excerpt

Curvy and Nerdy – Review

Mommys naughty playground – Review

The BookWhisperer – Review

October 6

GraveTells – Excerpt

Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt

SBB Reviews – Review & Excerpt

She Hearts Books – Review

Sofia Loves Books – Review

October 7

Read more sleep less – Review

MrsLeif’s Two Fangs About It – Excerpt

Smut Book Junkie Reviews – Review & Excerpt

Stephanie’s Sexy Reads – Review & Excerpt

October 8

Ashley Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

Books According to Abby – Review & Excerpt

Sheila’s book Corner – Review & Excerpt

AC BOOK BLOG – Review

October 9

The Reading Café – Review & Excerpt

Brittany’s Book Blog – Excerpt

We Stole Your Book Boyfriend – Review

Sweet&Spicy Reads – Review

Angel Rhodes – Excerpt

October 10

Novel Addiction – Review & Excerpt

About That Story – Excerpt

Krista’s Dust Jacket – Review & Excerpt

My Book Snack – Excerpt

What I’m Reading – Review & Excerpt

The Book Hammock – Review & Excerpt

October 11

My Girlfriends Couch – Review & Excerpt

NightWolf Book Blog – Review

Sweetreads: You’re in for a Treat – Review & Excerpt

Lynn’s Romance Enthusiasm – Review

October 12

Amo& Sarah’s Book Corner – Review

Wickedcoolflight – Review & Excerpt

The Book Sirens – Review

Renee Entress’s Blog – Review & Excerpt

JJ’s kinky books – Review & Excerpt

Fictional Rendezvous Book Blog – Excerpt

October 13

EskieMama Reads – Review & Excerpt

Nice Ladies, Naughty Books – Excerpt

Reviews from the Heart – Review

Pink Lace & Silver Buckles Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

Obsessive Reading Disorder – Review & Excerpt

Loves Great Reads Blog – Review

October 14

Redhot Romance – Review

Reading in Pajamas – Review & Excerpt
V’s Reads-Review & Excerpt

Knotty Girl Reviews – Review

Romanticamente Fantasy Sito – Review & Excerpt

Feeling Fictional – Review & Excerpt

Wicked Babes Blog Reviews – Review & Excerpt

October 15

Bookaliciousbabes Blog – Review

Dog-Eared Daydreams – Review

Nerdy Dirty & Flirty – Review

Melena’s Reviews – Review & Excerpt

TLBC’s Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

Romance Reviews and More – Review & Excerpt

October 16

Books&Lovers – Review & Excerpt

Kelsey’s Corner Time – Review & Excerpt

Four Chicks Flipping Pages – Review

Talking Books Blog – Excerpt

Nose Stuck in a Book – Review & Excerpt

October 17

Books to Breathe – Excerpt

Friends Till The End Book Blog – Excerpt

The Book Reading Gals – Review & Excerpt

The Silver Dagger Scriptorium – Review & Excerpt

Lit. 4 Ladies – Excerpt

October 18

BJ’s Reviews – Excerpt

Becky on Books – Review

Bloggin’ With M.Brennan – Review

Hart’s Romance Pulse – Review

Shakespeare’s Wench Book Blog – Review

JordansBookReviews – Excerpt

Liezel’s Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

Reading Between the Wines Book Club – Excerpt

October 19

Bookcrack – Review

DRC Promotions – Review & Excerpt

Ramblings From This Chick – Excerpt

Shelly’s Book Corner – Review

Cara’s Book Boudoir – Review

Kolleen’s Book Obsessions – Review

Read-Love-Blog – Review

October 20

True Story Book Blog – Review

Book Nook Nuts – Review & Excerpt

Books 2 Blog – Review & Excerpt

Books Need TLC – Review

Deluged with Books Café – Review & Excerpt

The book obsessed momma – Review

October 21

Naughty Moms’ Story Time – Review

G & T’s Indie Café – Excerpt

Love Drug Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

More Books ThanLivros – Review

Wicked Reads – Review & Excerpt

Ripe For Reader-Review & Excerpt

 

 

blasphemy-12-masters-teaser

 

 

“A searingly sexy story with some of the hottest scenes I’ve read in a long, long time. Laura Kaye shows her mastery of the BDSM world. I’m eagerly anticipating more in this bold new series!

~ Cherise Sinclair, NYT Bestselling Author of the Masters of the Shadowlands Series

 

“Smoldering and sexy, Laura Kaye’s Blasphemy series is everything I look for in a romance. Haunted heroes and strong heroines populate this one of a kind club and I can’t wait to see the big bad Doms fall one by one.”

~ Lexi Blake, NYT Bestselling Author of the Masters and Mercenaries Series

 

 

hard-to-serve-cover

Meet the Masters of Blasphemy in Hard to Serve, now available in paperback and ebook

 

 

laura-kaye-headshotAbout Laura Kaye:

Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over twenty-five books in contemporary and paranormal romance and romantic suspense, including the Hard Ink and Raven Riders series. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

 

 

 

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Newsletter SignUp

 

 

inkslinger-blogger-banner