Excerpt & Giveaway: SEDUCING DEATH by Cassandra Lawson

Happy release date to Cassandra for SEDUCING DEATH!

Seducing Death Front CoverTitle: Seducing Death (Moon Virus #3)
Author: Cassandra Lawson
Publishing Date: April 29, 2015 (314 pages)
Genre: Dystopian, Paranormal, Romance
Buy Links: Amazon | Amazon UK | Amazon AU | iTunes

In the decade following the brutal murder of his wife and daughter, Ian has existed in a world built on grief and hatred. Just when Ian has finally begun to claw his way through the shadows of his past, a knife to the heart ends it all . . . or is it the beginning? After waking up in a strange home, Ian’s only companion is the woman who saved him. Undeniably drawn to her, Ian finds himself wondering if it really is possible to love again.

Trapped in a world where she is little more than a pawn for the Fae, Kyleigh long ago accepted the reality of her existence. She is no one’s savior and no one’s guardian angel; she is death. That is until she breaks all the rules to save a vampire many believe beyond salvation. Ian sparks a passion she never believed possible and reawakens emotions she thought long buried.

While secluded in a realm between life and death, Ian and Kyleigh are free to explore their feelings for each other. When enemies, past and present, join forces to destroy those Ian loves, they are forced to leave the safety of Kyleigh’s realm. Can their fragile bond survive when they are faced with the demons of Ian’s past?

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Cover Reveal: REAPER’S FALL by Joanna Wylde

The next book in Joanna Wylde’s Reapers MC series finally has a cover. Seriously guys, you’re going to love it. And finally, Painter and Melanie’s story!

Title: Reaper’s Fall (Reapers MC #5)
Author: Joanna Wylde
Release Date: November 10, 2015
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

 

He never meant to hurt her.

Levi “Painter” Brooks was nothing before he joined the Reapers motorcycle club. The day he patched in, they became his brothers and his life. All they asked in return was a strong arm and unconditional loyalty—a loyalty that’s tested when he’s caught and sentenced to prison for a crime committed on their behalf.

Melanie Tucker may have had a rough start, but along the way she’s learned to fight for her future. She’s escaped from hell and started a new life, yet every night she dreams of a biker whose touch she can’t forget. It all started out so innocently—just a series of letters to a lonely man in prison. Friendly. Harmless. Safe.

Now Painter Brooks is coming home… and Melanie’s about to learn that there’s no room for innocence in the Reapers MC.

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Reaper’s Fall is the newest standalone in the Reaper’s MC Series.
Painter & Melanie’s story will be available on November 10th and is currently up for Pre-order!

Pre-order available at the following retailers:

Amazon US | Amazon UK | B & N | iTunes

 

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Excerpt & Giveaway: LOVE SO IRRESISTIBLE by Marquita Valentine

Join us in celebrating the release for the next book in The Lawson Brothers Series, LOVE SO IRRESISTIBLE!

Book3_CovernewTitle: Love So Irresistible (Lawsons #3)
Author: Marquita Valentine
Publishing Date: April 14, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Buy Links: Amazon | B & N | GooglePlay | Kobo | iTunes

All former Navy SEAL Mason Lawson craves is solitude. Unfortunately, his new neighbor won’t allow him the peace he so desperately needs. Between the traffic and the music, Mason is constantly on edge—not exactly what the doctor ordered for someone recovering from a bullet to the leg. However, when he finally has enough and confronts his neighbor, nothing can prepare him for how hot he’d get for the teacher next door.

Piano teacher, Skylar Jernigan, loves everything about the town of Jessamine—from the quaint Main Street shops to the people who own them. Unfortunately, once she’s chewed up and spit out by her sexy neighbor, Skylar begins to question her decision to move to a new town. Until, that is, she learns he’s suffering from a war wound and refuses to have anything to do with his family.

Now, Skylar is determined to help Mason recover—mentally, physically and socially—until he turns the tables and sets out to seduce Skylar right out of her meddling ways. Only seduction turns into something more and soon, Mason can’t stop looking for excuses to be with her. But when the Navy wants Mason to reenlist for a dangerous mission, will Skylar be too irresistible for him to leave?

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“Waiting On” Wednesday (76): P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU by Jenny Han

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights eagerly anticipated upcoming releases.

This week’s spotlight is on:

ps i still love youP.S. I STILL LOVE YOU (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2)

by Jenny Han

Release Date: May 26, 2015

Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter.

She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever.

When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Times bestseller To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of what makes it so amazing.

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Excerpt, & Giveaway: SILVER BASTARDS by Joanna Wylde

SILVER_BASTARDTitle: Silver Bastard (Silver Valley #1)
Author: Joanna Wylde
Release Date: April 7, 2015
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK | iTunes | B & N | Kobo

First in the new Silver Valley series from the New York Times bestselling author of the Reapers Motorcycle Club Novels.

Fourteen months. For fourteen months, Puck Redhouse sat in a cell and kept his mouth shut, protecting the Silver Bastards MC from their enemies. Then he was free and it was time for his reward–full membership in the club, along with a party to celebrate. That’s when he saw Becca Jones for the first time and set everything in motion. Before the night ended he’d violated his parole and stolen her away from everything she knew.

Five years. It was five years ago that Puck destroyed Becca and saved her all in one night. She’s been terrified of him ever since, but she’s even more terrified of the monsters he still protects her from… But Becca refuses to let fear control her. She’s living her life and moving forward, until she gets a phone call from the past she can’t ignore. She has to go back, and there’s only one man she can trust to go with her–the ex-con biker who rescued her once before.

Puck will help her again, but this time it’ll be on his terms. No more lies, no more tears, and no more holding back what he really wants…

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Promo & Giveaway: IN HIS CORNER by Vina Arno

 

InHisCorner-Cover-smallTitle: In His Corner
Author: Vina Arno
Publishing Date: April 14, 2015 (from Lyrical Press/Kensington Publishing)
Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Buy Links: Amazon | B & N | Kobo | Kensington | iTunes

WORK OUT

No sex for almost a year could kill a guy, but when you’re the boxer known as the Juggernaut, it’s the price you pay for turning pro. Tommy’s fully dedicated to his craft, until he meets the incredibly gorgeous Dr. Siena Carr. Now he’s looking forward to taking on this prim and proper lady in a wet and wild workout…

 

KNOCK OUT

Siena has seen many patients come through the ER, but none as sexy as Tommy Raines. With a nasty cut over his eye, she knows he needs stitches, but after he takes off his shirt, she needs some air. With rock-hard abs and taut biceps, it’s clear this man takes care of his body. And all Siena can think about is letting him take care of hers…

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Excerpt & Giveaway: SEDUCED BY SUNDAY by Catherine Bybee

 

Seduce by Sunday LTitle: Seduced by Sunday (The Weekday Bride #6)
Author: Catherine Bybee
Publishing Date: April 14, 2015 (Montlake Romance)
Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Buy Links: Amazon | BookDepo | BAM | B & N

Meg Rosenthal: Matchmaker by day, realist by night, Meg is not about to get swept away by a charming, darkly handsome businessman in a designer suit.

She’s come to a beautiful secluded resort to evaluate the private island’s potential for her agency, not to ogle its owner. But there’s something about the magnetic man that’s hard to resist, even for a woman who refuses to fall in love.

Valentino Masini: A successful and drop-dead sexy businessman, Valentino is used to having the finer things in life. Yet he’s never wanted someone the way he wants Meg, who’s stirring up a hurricane of trouble in his heart. But just as he decides to convince her to stay, someone else decides it might be time to get Meg off the island…permanently.

 

Praise for Catherine Bybee

“Suspense, survival, and chemistry mix in this scintillating read in the style of Julie Garwood and Suzanne Brockmann.” —Booklist on Fiancé by Friday

“This is a book nobody should miss, because the magic it contains is awesome.” —Booked Up Reviews on Married by Monday

“[A] wonderfully exciting plot, lots of desire, and some sassy attitude thrown in for good measure!” —Harlequin Junkie on Single by Saturday

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“Waiting On” Wednesday (75): ONCE UPON A MARQUESS by Courtney Milan

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights eagerly anticipated upcoming releases.

This week’s spotlight is on:

once upon a marquessONCE UPON A MARQUESS (The Worth Saga #1)

by Courtney Milan

Release Date: May 2015

The last man Judith Worth wants to see again is Charles Trent, the Marquess of Ashford—the man who spent summers at her family home, who kissed her one magical night…and then heartlessly ruined her father. But when a tricky business matter arises, he’s the only one she can ask for help. With any luck, he’ll engage a servant to take care of the matter, and she won’t even have to talk with him.

But Ashford has never forgotten Judith. He knows she will never forgive him for what he’s done, but when offered the chance to assist her, he arrives in person. His memory of Judith may have haunted him, but it pales in comparison to the reality of the vivacious, beautiful woman he rediscovers. Throughout his life, he has always done what is correct. But now, he finds himself doing something utterly wrong…falling in love with the one woman he can never have.

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Cover Reveal & Giveaway: KISSING MADELINE by Lex Martin

Book 3 of the Dearest series finally has a cover. I’m so happy to be part of the cover reveal of KISSING MADELINE.

 Title: Kissing Madeline (Dearest #3)

Author: Lex Martin

Release Date: April 27, 2015

Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Cover Design by: Krista Ritchie

What’s the worst thing about wanting a sexy NFL football player? Everyone else wants him, too.

After catching my boyfriend getting deep-throated by a skanky cage girl, I’ve learned my lesson – never date a professional athlete. Never. Besides, I have more important things to worry about, like not blowing my shot to make it as a broadcast reporter. I won’t let anything get in my way, not even the new “it boy” of the NFL and my hot-as-hell neighbor.

 

What’s the worst thing about getting death glares from his new neighbor? It doesn’t make him want her any less.

I’ve worked my ass off to make it to the pros. The last thing I need is the complication of a relationship, especially since my last one was a total train wreck. But I can’t stop thinking about the feisty girl next door with the smart mouth. And I’d love nothing more than to show her what to do with that mouth.

 

Friends with benefits might be the best idea he’s ever had. Or the worst.

 

Kissing Madeline is a companion novel to DEAREST CLEMENTINE and FINDING DANDELION. Each book is a stand-alone.

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The Birthday Tag

 

Rachel @ Confessions of a Book Geek celebrated her 25th birthday last February 24 and she created this Birthday Tag for her post. Check out her post HERE.

It isn’t my birthday but I would like to think of this as my welcoming a new life here in Japan. Join in the tag and I hope you’ll enjoy doing this one too.

 

The Birthday Tag

1. What date is your Birthday?

My birthday is on October 4, 1985.

 

2. What is your favourite kind of Birthday cake?

I love chocolate cakes and caramel cakes. The picture below is from a very famous cake shop in Manila, Estrel’s Bakeshop.

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*Photo is not mine. Credit goes to owner.

 

 

3. What is your birth-stone?

The October birthstone is Opal. 🙂 opal

 

4. Which celebrities/famous people share your birth date?

I do not know any celebrity with the same birthday as mine so I googled them. And color me surprised. Here are some celebrities that I share a birth date with: Anne Rice (yes, the author), Dakota Johnson (yes, of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie), Susan Sarandon, Rachael Leigh Cook, and Alicia Silverstone.

 

5. What would be your ideal Birthday present?

Well, aside from books? I’d probably love a free trip abroad, maybe in Europe? Gosh, that would be an ideal birthday present.

 

6. If you could invite anyone famous to your Birthday party, who would it be?

Tom Hiddleston! Not even a second wasted in arriving at this decision.

 

7. What is one of your favourite/funniest/happiest Birthday memories?

Well, I always love celebrating birthdays with friends and families so sometime when I was in college, I think, my mom told me that we will be having dinner on my birthday and I thought it will just be my immediate family. As it turned out, the whole clan was there at the restaurant to surprise me and can I just say I got a little teary-eyed.

 

8. If you could choose a different period in history to be born, when would it be?

I’ve always enjoyed historical romances so I would love to be born as a member of the ton during the England Regency or Victorian period. (I know this could be a little problematic because the technology plus hygiene developments leave much to be desired lol :))