Tuesday, December 4, 2018

My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren

By the New York Times bestselling author who “hilariously depicts modern dating” (Us Weekly), My Favorite Half-Night Standis a laugh-out-loud romp through online dating and its many, many fails.

Millie Morris has always been one of the guys. A UC Santa Barbara professor, she’s a female-serial-killer expert who’s quick with a deflection joke and terrible at getting personal. And she, just like her four best guy friends and fellow professors, is perma-single.

So when a routine university function turns into a black tie gala, Mille and her circle make a pact that they’ll join an online dating service to find plus-ones for the event. There’s only one hitch: after making the pact, Millie and one of the guys, Reid Campbell, secretly spend the sexiest half-night of their lives together, but mutually decide the friendship would be better off strictly platonic.

But online dating isn’t for the faint of heart. While the guys are inundated with quality matches and potential dates, Millie’s first profile attempt garners nothing but dick pics and creepers. Enter “Catherine”—Millie’s fictional profile persona, in whose make-believe shoes she can be more vulnerable than she’s ever been in person. Soon “Catherine” and Reid strike up a digital pen-pal-ship...but Millie can’t resist temptation in real life, either. Soon, Millie will have to face her worst fear—intimacy—or risk losing her best friend, forever.

Perfect for fans of Roxanne and She’s the Man, Christina Lauren’s latest romantic comedy is full of mistaken identities, hijinks, and a classic love story with a modern twist. Funny and fresh, you’ll want to swipe right on My Favorite Half-Night Stand.

4.5 Stars

Another hilarious, sexy, sweet and fun read by the dynamic duo - Christina Lauren. These two never fail in delivering a best-selling romance book! My Favorite Half-Night Stand is about best friends, who find that their one soulmate is the one person in their little group - staring right at you in the face. It just takes time to figure that out. 

Mille and her group of best guy friends are close. She's  just one of the guys, who all hang out. But the attraction between Mille and Reid is undeniable. They never acted on it, because sleeping with each other can ruin best friend status. But when one "drunken" night, things go farther than these two expected, and it was on of their best nights, without admitting it to each other. 

Can we get books on the other friends? I'd love to finish out that group! 

Friday, November 30, 2018

Cover Reveal: River Wild by Samantha Towle

Releasing January 14, 2019!

A new town. A new identity. Pregnant and alone.
And far away from a past that can never find me.

River Wild.
Moody. Sullen. Asshole.
And my new neighbor.

I have no interest in befriending River. And he definitely doesn’t want to be befriended by me.

Then, he helps me rescue an abandoned dog. And, that day, I see something in his eyes that reflects back in my own. Sadness. Pain. Loneliness.

I know all of those things well.

An unwanted and unexpected friendship that somehow works. Then, without warning, it turns into something more.

River and I both have our secrets, and that’s okay. Because I understand him. And he understands me.

For the first time in my life, I have something I never thought I would have—happiness.

But happiness isn’t forever. Not for people like me.

Especially not when my past is waiting just around the corner, ready to come and take it all away.

Photo Credit: Wander Aguiar Photography
Model: Andrew Biernat
Cover Designer: Najla Qamber Designs

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Irish Crown by Nashoda Rose

From the New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Nashoda Rose, comes a new, sexy standalone romance novel.

It was one night together.

I wasn’t supposed to see him again. 
I never thought I would.

And then, the six foot three cement graffiti wall of badass strides back into my life, and does it full force.
Now he’s protecting me from his past and I’m protecting myself against the heated chaos he erupts in my body. It doesn’t help that he can do playful and sweet, when he’s not doing bossy. 

But the overly confident, playboy Deaglan Kane is danger, has no boundaries, and is totally off limits. 

And I know behind his walls there’s a man with a dark and damaged past.
A man more dangerous. A man who may be the greatest threat of all. 

4.5 Stars

I loved everything about this book. From the cover, to the characters and to the story line. I couldn't enough of this story. This author knows how to write swooney, uber-alpha male characters and Deaglan Kane is one of my new fav hero!

Irish Crown brings back a past characters from her Unyielding series (don't worry, this can be read as a stand alone). And it was fantastic to get a little more from them, since it's been awhile. 

Deaglan Kane is your typical over-protective bad ass, who is willing to do anything for his woman. And he claimed Eva his woman, even though she fights him every step of the way. Eva and Deaglan's one-night hook-up ends up being more than they both expected. His past ends up colliding with Eva's life and he will do anything to protect her from harm. 

This book is a thrilling ride with plenty of sexiness, sweetness and twists that I didn't see coming. And I'm so looking forward to Vic's book, because that man is even more mysterious than Deaglan! 

Monday, November 26, 2018

A Gentleman for Christmas by Prescott Lane

Some say “chivalry is dead.”

I don’t think so. Most women I know like a gentleman.

Protective, opens doors, treats women with respect, typically follows the rules.

But a gentleman doesn’t fall for his best friend’s woman. Current or ex.

And that’s what I’ve done. 

During the Christmas season of all times — that magical time for decorations, gifts, family . . .

Yes, the girl who was off-limits for so long, who I’ve loved all my life, has come back in town and possibly back to me.

I can’t follow the gentleman rules this time. There’s too much at stake. I let her go once. I won’t let her go again.

What happens under the mistletoe, stays under the mistletoe.

Or does it?

4 Stars

A Gentlemen for Christmas may be short novella, but it was filled with so much angst, heartbreak and love. It's a book about friendship and second chances. 

Jax is known as well-known speaker of giving advice to men about women. He's a gentlemen when it comes to rules about women and your guy friends. And tells his followers to live by that code. But he finds himself breaking it when his best friend, Skylar, from childhood comes back into his life. 

Skylar and Jax have been best friends, but they both been secretly in love with each other and just never said anything about it. So when Skyler and Jax's friendship is strained over the years because of her dating one of their close friends for years - it takes a turn when she comes back home. 

Don't worry, this story is not a love triangle! It's more of a story about second chances and knowing who your soul-mate is all along, but life just takes you on a detour before finding that one person! As Jax and Skylar rekindle their friendship, it turns into more, but does takes a toll on their circle of friends. 

A Gentlemen for Christmas is a fabulous read that will bring you joy with sweet, sexy and drama-filled moments. 

About the AuthorPrescott Lane is the Amazon best-selling author of Stripped Raw. She's got seven other books under her belt including: First Position, Perfectly Broken, Quiet Angel, Wrapped in Lace, Layers of Her, The Reason for Me, and The Sex Bucket List.  She is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and holds a degree in sociology and a MSW from Tulane University. She married her college sweetheart, and they currently live in New Orleans with their two children and two crazy dogs. Prescott started writing at the age of five, and sold her first story about a talking turtle to her father for a quarter. She later turned to writing romance novels because there aren't enough happily ever afters in real life.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Only Love (One and Only #3) by Melanie Harlow

Heartfelt, beautiful and sexy! There's a reason Melanie Harlow is one of my absolute favorite romance authors, and Only Love is the latest example of why she holds that spot. Ryan and Stella's love touched my heart!"

Lauren Blakely, #1 New York Times bestselling author

A gorgeous former Marine with a tortured soul.
The beautiful, compassionate therapist living next door.
A meddlesome grandma determined to get them together.

I was expecting a proposal on my birthday, and I got dumped instead.

How could I have been so clueless?

Grams knew exactly how to distract me.

The “cute boy next door” who’s been helping her with yard work clearly needs a little therapy. Who better to call than her newly single therapist granddaughter?

She even fakes dementia to get me to visit, and now that I’m here she’s doing everything in her power to throw us together.

Not that I’m complaining. Ryan is the sexiest man I’ve ever met--I mean the full package, from the chiseled jaw to the massive shoulders to the rippling abs. (And yes, his package is full, and he knows exactly how to deliver it.) He makes me want to get out of my head and follow my heart. He makes me want to take chances I never thought I’d take.
He also makes me want to take my clothes off. A lot.

But he’s moody and challenging--one minute he’s an open book, and the next he’s completely closed off. He holds me like he’ll never let go, but insists he wants to be alone.

Some wounds are so deep, only love can heal them.
How can I convince him to let me try?


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Cover Designer: Hang Lee

4 Stars

Another fantastic read in this One and Only series (can be a stand alone!). Stella, the serious sister, finally gets her HEA and it's the most unexpected place and way! Stella just came off a break up and what is the best way to get over it? According to her sisters, it's to have a hot fling.

When Stella ends up traveling north to check on her grandma, she doesn't expect the "boy" next door who helps Grams out, is actually a man. A very hot, mysterious and brooding man. Ryan has been living a shelter life after a tragic accident. He lives with anger, hurt and a past that haunts him. He never expected this sweet old neighbor, has a granddaughter, ends up changing his life. 

Ryan does everything to avoid Stella, but her persistent and they way she has with him, puts him in ease. These two slowly build a relationship that is a lot of back and forth. These characters had a lot of chemistry, with the help of Grams! 

There's nothing more exciting and romantic when  fate or maybe when Grandma intervenes! Only Love is a great read with a little angst, and a whole lot of chemistry. 

About Melanie Harlow
Harlow Headshot Color.jpgMelanie Harlow likes her martinis dry, her heels high, and her history with the naughty bits left in. When she's not writing or reading, she gets her kicks from TV series like VEEP, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and Homeland. She occasionally runs three miles, but only so she can have more gin and steak. Melanie is the author of the AFTER WE FALL series, the HAPPY CRAZY LOVE series, the FRENCHED series, and the sexy historical SPEAK EASY duet, set in the 1920s. She lifts her glass to romance readers and writers from her home near Detroit, MI, where she lives with her husband, two daughters, and pet rabbit.
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