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Angelo by Lisa Carlisle

A Navy SEAL on leave. A neuroscientist in danger.

And one dance that tangles their destiny. 

Catherine

A stranger has been warning me about my research for the government. My coworkers tell me not to worry, but it bothers me. I can’t let it show, though. This is my first time as a project lead. At least, a weekend wedding in Newport promises a much needed escape.

But when I come face to face with Angelo DeMarchis, who’s now a SEAL corpsman, that illusion shatters.

He’s the one who got away.

And he’s grown even sexier after all these years.

That’s when I realize I’m in even more trouble.

And once again, the price might be my heart.

Angelo

I’ve needed this leave for a long time, but the memories haunt me no matter where I go.

Even at a wedding–a happy occasion–where I run into a woman from my past.

Catherine has become even hotter since high school. I wouldn’t mind spending every minute I’m home with her.

There’s only one problem.

Her research has gotten her into trouble. 

She downplays the warnings, but I’m not buying it.

I have ten days to make sure she’s safe.

She’s mine and I won’t let anyone get to her. 

This time I’m playing for keeps.

If you like second-chance romances spiced with steam and suspense, read the Anchor Me series by USA Today bestselling author Lisa Carlisle. Navy SEALs, Marines, and hometown heroes — each who encounters his most complicated mission yet when he will find a woman from his past challenges his plans for his future.

Lisa Carlisle: https://www.lisacarlislebooks.com    

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Something More by Marianne Rice

The Well Paired series by Marianne Rice is one I’ve been reading since the beginning. I love this small town and the people who live here. SOMETHING MORE is Mia’s story and I cant wait to dive in and see what Ms. Rice has in store for the wild party girl.

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Mia Parker needs to reassess her wild lifestyle, get back to her lost passion for writing and drawing. At a quiet beach, she gathers inspiration, finding it in a stranger with mischievous dark chocolate eyes and a quirky passion for marine life. But the more time they spend together the more stoic and mysterious he becomes.

FBI agent Ryan Thorne shut everyone out of his life after a devastating loss six years ago. Safeguarding his emotions and feelings, limiting his interaction with people is the only way he can keep those around him safe. Being unreachable, unlikeable is his MO until Mia gets under his skin. Her snark, her sass, and her persistent nature have Ryan doing things he swore he’d never do again. Like laugh… and open his heart. He finds he likes it, and her, a little too much.

But loving her will put her in danger. It’s a cost too high. A risk he’s not willing to take. The only way to keep her safe is to walk away…but his heart marches to a beat of its own.

Buy Link- Amazon (Available in KU): https://smarturl.it/SomethingMoreBk6

Excerpt:

Love. How could she be in love when she barely knew the man? Two months was not long enough to fall so hard and make her insides feel like they had been ripped into a million pieces.

Remembering how quickly her friends fell, maybe it was long enough. But they’d spent time with their husbands—their then love interests for days, weeks. They’d gone out on dates.

Heck, Lily even got Ty to go to the drive-in. He hated watching movies with people, but their first time out he went to a double-feature.

Grace spent a lot of time at Brady’s house helping take care of his mother, and Ben flew across the country for Alexis. What had Ryan done for Mia? What had she done for him?

They had just sex and then went on their merry way.

She blinked away the tears and noticed the books on the shelf across from her. Okay, so Ryan sent her two small gifts. Two perfectly perfect gifts that meant more to her than flowers or jewelry.

He may know her well, but she didn’t know him, which didn’t explain why she hurt so much. When her tears had dried, she dragged herself to another shower and went to bed. It didn’t matter that it was only seven-thirty.

There was no point staying up when all she wanted to do was close her eyes and either forget she ever met Agent Ryan Thorne, or dream about him for the rest of her life.

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Marianne Rice Bio:
Marianne Rice is the author of more than nineteen small-town romance novels set in rural New England towns. She loves high heels, reading romance, scarfing down dark chocolate, gulping wine, and Chris Hemsworth. Oh, and her husband and three children. You can follow her all over social media, and keep up to tabs with her latest releases on her website: http://www.mariannerice.com


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A Pride of Brothers – Rick – by Peggy Jaeger

Elite bodyguard and P.I. Rick Bannerman’s job is to protect. He doesn’t get emotional with his clients, but when a woman from his past is threatened, his next job becomes personal.

Family lawyer Abigail Laine is the target of a client’s vengeful husband, but refuses Rick’s offer of protection. He walked away from her four years ago, and she swore to forget him.

Now her reluctance to accept his help could cost Abby her life.

Excerpt:

“Right there.” She aimed her fork at him as if it were a spear. “Perfect example. You know I hate being called Abigail. I’ve lost count of the hundreds of times I’ve told you and you still do it, knowing it pisses me off. And”—she cut him off before he could speak— “your usual response is to lift your hands and say ‘and still’ when you’re called on it. Who does that? What kind of person persistently and purposefully annoys people?”

“So you’re saying I’m intentionally annoying?”

“Persistently, so. Yes. Makes the lawyer in me wonder why.”

Just the lawyer? “Any answers come to mind?”

“Plenty.”

“Care to share?”

She placed her fork down next to her plate and regarded him across the table. “You really want to hear this? Because if you know anything about me, you know I’m truthful. I don’t hold back.”

Oh, he was sure she didn’t. And wouldn’t. Her tenacity was one of the things he’d first been drawn to.

That and her fabulous ass.

“I’m a big boy,” he said with a grin. “I can take it.

She took a sip of water first, her eyes trained on him the entire time. “Okay. If you really want to hear this.”

He waved his hand for her to continue.

“I think you use your cocky, aren’t-I-simply-too- witty attitude to keep people at a distance.”

 

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Peggy Jaeger is a contemporary romance writer who writes Romantic Comedies about strong women, the families who support them, and the men who can’t live without them. If she can make you cry on one page and bring you out of tears rolling with laughter the next, she’s done her job as a writer!

When she’s not writing Peggy is usually painting, crafting, scrapbooking or decoupaging old steamer trunks she finds at rummage stores and garage sales.

A lifelong and avid romance reader and writer, Peggy is a member of RWA and her local New Hampshire RWA Chapter.

As a lifelong diarist, she caught the blogging bug early on, and you can visit her at peggyjaeger.com where she blogs daily about life, writing, and stuff that makes her go “What??!”

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His Unexpected Twins – Carrie Nichols

Twins on the way change everything!

Firefighter Liam McBride is back in Loon Lake for the summer, and Ellie Harding, his sister’s childhood friend—and cancer survivor—is perfectly willing to shelve her dreams of a forever family while they have a fling. But then they find out she’s pregnant—with twins! Are they on the path toward happiness? Or a collision course toward heartbreak?

 

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Excerpt:

The sunshine streaming in through his uncovered windows made the highlights in her shiny hair glow, and he itched to run his fingers through all those dark and reddish strands. He tried to think of a word to describe it and couldn’t. Brown was too plain a term to describe all that lustrous silk.

“What color is your hair?” Oh man, had he actually asked that out loud? What was wrong with him?

“What?” She gave him a quizzical look.

He shrugged and hoped his face wasn’t as flushed as it felt. “Meg has a thing about people calling her hair red and I, uh, just wondered if you had a name for your color like she does.”

She ran a hand over her hair. “It’s chestnut. Why?”

He nodded, but didn’t answer her question. He’d embarrassed himself enough for one day. “Are you planning on telling me why you’re here?”

She rubbed her hands on her thighs and drew in a deep breath. “I know we decided this summer was no strings attached, but—”

“About that, Ellie, I—”

“I’m pregnant.”

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Cover Reveal -THE MARKED PRINCE

THE MARKED PRINCE

MA Grant


A royal bastard forced into exile must return to the glittering

Summer Court and its violent political games in The Marked
Prince, the next book in M.A. Grant’s enthralling The Darkest
Court series.

Centuries ago, Sebastian left his royal Seelie title behind to find sanctuary among the Unseelie. Now, if he intends to remain with them, he must kidnap Prince Lyne’s defected older brother out from under the nose of King Oberon himself. A daunting task at the best of times, it’s only made more difficult when he finds the Summer Court in a state of disarray.

The Green Man—the Summer Knight—is dead. The oppressed lower castes are drained of their magick. And around every corner, political machinations threaten an already-unstable regime.
Sebastian’s only hope of navigating the new perils of the Court and bringing the
prince home lies with Duine, a magickless Unseelie servant desperate to win his
freedom. A servant for whom he’s developing a dangerous, deepening affection.
When a powerful enemy steps from the shadows, it could spell the end not just
for the Unseelie, but for both Faerie courts. Sebastian must decide what is more
important: completing his mission and earning his future security, or risking his
very life to ensure freedom for the man he loves.

Available August 2019 from Carina Press

Cover art for THE MARKED PRINCE and PRINCE OF AIR AND
DARKNESS created by Blake Morrow for Carina Press

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Her Cowboy Hero – Eileen James

Vesta book

Sweet, Christian romance!

 

Sheriff Steed Morgan’s life has always been stable – until his wife’s fatal overdose leaves him with a motherless child, and his heart in turmoil. He doesn’t want to love again, despite his daughter Emma’s wish for a mommy. Jasmine Jones has dreamed of a stable, loving home all her young life. But with an alcoholic mother and an ex with a gambling addiction, she’s built a wall around her heart – afraid to let love in. Will a string of robberies and the wisdom of seven year old Emma finally open Jasmine and Steed’s eyes to each other and their hearts to love?

 

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Cover Reveal – Prince of Air and Darkness

Prince of Air and Darkness by M. A. Grant

I have been waiting for this for so long and now it is getting closer to being here.  And the cover is gorgeous!!

Prince of Air and Darkness, February 2019

 

Phineas Smith has been cursed with a power no one could control.

Roark Lyne is his worst enemy and his only hope.

The only human student at Mather’s School of Magick, Phineas Smith has a target on his back. Born with the rare ability to tap into unlimited magick, he finds both Faerie Courts want his allegiance—and will do anything to get it.

They don’t realize he can’t levitate a feather, much less defend the Faerie Realm as it slips into civil war.

Unseelie Prince Roark Lyne, Phineas’s roommate—and self-proclaimed arch nemesis—is beautiful and brave and a pain in the ass. Phineas can’t begin to sort through their six years of sexual tension masquerading as mutual dislike. But Roark is also the only one able to help Phineas tame his magick.

Trusting Roark’s mysterious motives may be foolish; not accepting his temporary protection would be deadly.

Caught in the middle of the impending war, Phineas and Roark forge a dangerous alliance. And as the walls between them crumble, Phineas realizes that Roark isn’t the monster he’d imagined. But their growing intimacy threatens to expose a secret that could either turn the tide of the war…or destroy them both.

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The Sheriff’s Little Matchmaker

This new release by Carrie Nichols is an adorable story and quick, fun read. Check it out!

When teacher Sasha Honeycutt kisses a handsome cowboy in a bar on a dare, she never expects to see him again. To her surprise, though, he walks through the door of her classroom for a parent-teacher conference. Sheriff Remy Fontenot might be sexy as sin, but Sasha has no interest in falling for another police officer. Rose Creek, Texas is her fresh start after being “that poor widow.” Only, Remy’s precocious daughter has big plans for the two of them…

After their stolen kiss, Remy knows there’s a sexy woman hiding under that school marm charm. When fate—aka his seven-year-old—keeps putting her in his path, he decides to take it as a sign. His daughter needs a mom, and the intriguing, beautiful Sasha is perfect for the role. Not to mention their chemistry is off the charts. Unfortunately, he’s set his sights on the one woman in town who has no interest in falling for another man with a badge.

 

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Excerpt:

“I’ve got money riding on this, so you better make it good,” Sasha Honeycutt boldly cautioned the man in the black cowboy boots. He wore dark jeans with a classic white oxford shirt and black sport coat, but those boots coupled with the silver star belt buckle gave her goose bumps. Good Lord, he was even more gorgeous up close than he’d been from across the crowded French Quarter piano bar.

“Don’t you worry, cher, I’ll take good care of you.” The stranger leaned closer, his obsidian eyes glittering as one corner of his generous mouth lifted.

Damn. Why hadn’t someone warned her those fruity, rum-filled hurricanes were lethal? As in, betting she could get a stranger to kiss her lethal. Her friends had teased that even on a wild weekend in a city known for debauchery, she was unable to cut loose. Emboldened by alcohol, she’d set about proving she wasn’t a prude.

Even in her ridiculously high heels, Sasha had to stand on her tiptoes. The man was a freaking giant. She grabbed onto his upper arms to steady herself. Thoughts of bulging biceps and hot skin swirled through the fog in her brain.

His arms encircled her and calluses brushed her bare skin. She shivered, unsure if she should rejoice or curse her open-backed dress. He groaned deep in his throat and those rough fingers tightened their hold, crushing her against his hard chest. Rejoice the dress!

Slowly, as if he enjoyed the anticipation, his mouth descended to meet hers.

A tilt of his head and her brain stopped functioning as his lips explored and devoured hers. Warmth gathered in places that had been cold for way too long. When she made a soft mewling sound in her throat, he licked the corner of her mouth. Her fingertips dug into the muscles on his arms while his tongue ran circles around her lips until they tingled. She parted them, his tongue slid along hers, and just like that, he took charge of what had started as her big experiment. Her whole world focused on the sweet agony that was his mouth. Growing bolder, she scraped her tongue against the edges of his teeth and entered, sending shivers down to her toes. He tasted like fine whiskey and expensive cigars.

A discreet cough crashed her back to the world of the piano bar. The clinking of ice dropping into empty glasses, the strains of a Billy Joel tune on the piano, the mutter of voices and occasional bursts of laughter assaulted her.

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A Price To Be Paid – Alice J. Miller

Check out this new book by Alice J. Miller.  I personally read it and loved it!

Kyle Lawson needs a wife, and he needs one now. With his ailing business on the line the only women who can rescue him is the step-daughter of the man who put him in this precarious position in the first place. Can he trust her to come through for him, and save his business?

When given the chance to marry the man of her dreams, while atoning for the sins of her family, Molly Wilson doesn’t hesitate. Propelled into a bogus marriage, she vows to make up for the mistakes of the past, even if it means breaking her own heart.

Can Kyle and Molly put aside their differences and united, fight for a better future? When their plan is threatened by a secret from Kyle’s past, will it ruin the deal and destroy any hope of a life together?  Amidst the searing heat of Florida, will Molly and Kyle resist their inner desires? Or, despite their troubled past, can love, forgiveness and redemption find a way to shape their future?

 

Excerpt

The whiskey swirled around inside him, firing up his blood and egging him on. “I find you cavorting with a man I’ve never met, and I wonder if I should query if you’re both working together on an angle. Remember, you’re Dennis’s stepdaughter, and bound to have picked up a few of his ideas about tricking your way through life.”

Her gasp told him he’d crossed a line, not that he needed telling, but the whiskey brought out his resentment at another man holding her tight, and not him. “And as you brought it up, I suppose your guilt and reliance on me to keep your rent up-to-date and you well looked after, does theoretically make you bought and paid for. You should be grateful I chose not to include meeting my ‘needs’ in our agreement. The way I’m sure you met Andrew’s while you dated him.”

Her blue eyes flashed angry, branding him with a fiercer heat than he’d seen before, and then abruptly cooled. With a small shake of her head, she made for the door.

He crossed the room in three large strides and caught her arm, spinning her ‘round to face him. She didn’t falter but met him head on. Standing so close, her presence ignited his senses the way she always did, infusing his blood with a special madness, annihilating his resistance with the ease of a conquering army. How simple it would be to pull her closer, and crush her lips against his. Kiss her until, breathless, she called his name, and her cool eyes turned into molten pools of longing.

“Molly, despite what you believe, I am sorry I left you alone tonight. You deserve better,” he murmured, her soft breasts pressing against his chest, stirring his body and fueling his need.

“Yes,” she said, her voice soft. “I do.”

Their gazes remained locked and her rebellious eyes warmed. Transfixed, his mind reeled. Was this an invitation to her bed, something he wanted very much? Unable to let down his guard and respond, he remained silent and still, paralyzed to do anything but return her stare. Her bright, eager gaze searched his face, and then dulled.

“The truth is, Andrew came here tonight to ask me not to marry you and return to him.” She yanked her arm free and headed to the door. “Just so you can stop wondering, I didn’t sleep with him, but he made it crystal clear he was eager to have me in his bed.” With a defiant air, she stepped into the hallway and slammed the door behind her.

Every voice in his head told him to chase after her, to take it further, but that would mean admitting he wanted her.

He did, but it would only confirmed how need made him vulnerable, and he’d never let a woman make him that weak again.

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HUNTING JOHN DOE by Heather Hiestand

Check out this new release by Heather Hiestand

 

Once a royal prince, the man known as John Doe now lives the low life as an intergalactic bounty hunter. Avoiding the revolutionaries who need him as their figurehead, he’s chasing his latest contract, beautiful Gaia Marlowe, wanted for the death of her husband.

Long ago, Gaia had supported herself in exotic BDSM clubs. Her path out of that lifestyle only led her to the darker pleasures of the upper class. With two husbands dead, it’s time to take charge of her life as an underground mistress.

John needs to capture Gaia, but she can’t afford to let that happen. If only their connection wasn’t so magnetic. Two people are running for their lives…and a chemistry that cannot be denied.

Disclaimer: Expect sexy adult situations and practices.

 

HUNTING JOHN DOE

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