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27 Jul

A Forbidden Love series by Elise de Sallier on SALE for $0.99

 

Amazon Best Selling Regency Romance Series 
on SALE now! 
ONLY $0.99

Innocence
A Forbidden Love Book 1
by
Elise de Sallier

ONLY 99cents! Sale price available at: AmazonThe Writers Coffee Shop and iBooks

Forced to flee her father's brutal heir, Miss Anneliese Barlow masquerades as Lisa Brown, a commoner, in the grand country mansion of the Duke of Worthington. Discovering the life she'd known was a virtual fairy tale, and reality a dark and forbidding place, Lisa faces danger at every turn.

Captivated by the beautiful maid, the duke's heir, Lord Marsden, decides the only way to keep the new girl safe—and close—is by offering her his protection. With her reputation ruined and all hope of returning to her previous station seemingly lost, Lisa surrenders her virtue, finding unexpected passion in Nathaniel's arms.
Despite her misgivings about the dubious morality of the role, she accepts the position of Nathaniel's mistress, but the future is fraught with uncertainty. If her identity is uncovered, Lisa's innocence won't be the only thing that's lost.


Protection
A Forbidden Love Book 2
by
Elise de Sallier

ONLY 99cents! Sale price available at: AmazonThe Writers Coffee Shop and iBooks

He'll do anything to protect the woman he loves . . . but first, he must make amends for taking advantage of her innocence.
 
In the much awaited conclusion to Innocence, A Forbidden Love – Book One, Nathaniel, the Marquis of Marsden, is left reeling at the revelation of Lisa's royal heritage. Keeping her safe has always been his priority, and he is determined to protect her . . . from the King's machinations, their enemies, and her own overly generous nature if necessary.
 
Although overjoyed to be reunited with Nathaniel, Lisa fears she made a better mistress than she will a marchioness. Longing for a return to the freedom they shared when he thought her a commoner, she does her best to live up to his—and society's—expectations, but she's only willing to compromise so far. Being kept in the dark is no longer an option. Despite the unexpected pleasure she discovered in Nathaniel's arms, if there is one thing Lisa has learned . . .  ignorance is far from bliss.

Praise for the Forbidden Love series -

"I flew through BOTH books in The Forbidden Love series because they are that good!!"
Kristen - Shelf Life

 
 
"The romance, intrigue, scoundrels, and miscommunications kept me enthralled from the first page to the last.... I applaud Elise de Sallier for once again giving us a novel to fall in love with."
Lindsey Gray, Author on Author

"Ms. de Sallier writes a great plot and gifts us with love scenes that we can swoon over. I truly enjoy a plot with steamy scenes that fit the story well. This book is a shining example of that!"
Kathie, First Page to the Last



TWCS is running this promotion to celebrate the release of Elise de Sallier's new series, Hearts of Honour!

Passion & Propriety Heart of Honour Book 1
Release 7th of August!
 
There is absolutely nothing improper about Hannah Foster, the vicar of Hartley’s eldest and least pretty daughter, nursing the badly wounded Viscount Blackthorn back to health—that’s if the returned officer can be saved. At twenty-seven, she is two years the man’s senior, a confirmed spinster, and far too sensible to develop feelings for her patient. The fact he was once her childhood friend, has grown into a fine specimen of a man—his terrible scars notwithstanding—and seems as lost and lonely as she sometimes feels has no bearing on the matter.
 
Even if the unthinkable were to happen and William was to see past her plain exterior and recognise the caring, intelligent, passionate woman beneath, he is determined to break the curse that has plagued his family for generations by letting his bloodline die out. Her best friend Grace’s warnings are moot; a man of Lord Blackthorn’s wealth and position would never be interested in a woman like Hannah . . . would he?



20 Jul

Summer Romance Blog Tour- Week 4

The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House Presents...
Hot Summer Romance Blog Tour Featuring N.K. Smith, M.A. Stacie,
J.J. McAvoy and Lorenz Font!


And revisiting several other 
great TWCS romantic titles and authors...
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Week Three of the Summer Romance Blog Tour

22nd July 


http://www.authorbrookewilliams.com/blog Pieces Of Broken Time
http://ashleynemer.blogspot.com.au/2014/07/the-writers-coffee-shop-presents.html Ruthless People
http://lindsey-gray.blogspot.com.au/?zx=41895f3a56b74817 Pieces Of Broken Time
http://www.rebelbookchicks.com Ruthless People

23rd July 

http://channellingcloretta.blogspot.com.au Ruthless People
http://bookslikebreathing.blogspot.com.au Ruthless People
http://zeemonodee.blogspot.com.au/p/welcome.html Ruthless People
https://shirleyfrancesbooksandmore.wordpress.com/ Ruthless People
https://shirleyfrancesbooksandmore.wordpress.com/ Pieces Of Broken Time
https://shirleyfrancesbooksandmore.wordpress.com/ Behind The Scandal

24th July

http://3chicksafterdark.com Pieces Of Broken Time
http://booksbynightmommybyday.wordpress.com Pieces Of Broken Time

25th July 

http://crystalsmanyreviews.blogspot.com/2014/07/pieces-of-broken-time-tour-stop.html  Pieces Of Broken Time
http://www.martinitimes.com Pieces Of Broken Time

26th July

http://dirtygirlromance.blogspot.com.au Ruthless People
http://www.bookenticer.com Pieces Of Broken Time

27th July 

Channellingcloretta.blogspot.com Pieces Of Broken Time
http://www.bookenticer.com Ruthless People

28th July 

http://booklovinjunkie.blogspot.com.au/2014/07/ruthless-people-by-j-j-mcavoy.html Ruthless People
www.passionforpages.blogspot.com Pieces Of Broken Time

31st July

http://phishbowlreads.blogspot.com Pieces Of Broken Time
http://www.booksandfandom.com Ruthless People
http://www.pennydreadfulbooks.me Ruthless People
http://www.pennydreadfulbooks.me Pieces Of Broken Time
www.passionforpages.blogspot.com Ruthless People


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14 Jul

Summer Romance Blog Tour- Week 3

The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House Presents...
Hot Summer Romance Blog Tour Featuring N.K. Smith, M.A. Stacie,
J.J. McAvoy and Lorenz Font!


And revisiting several other 
great TWCS romantic titles and authors...
7 TWCS-Summer-Romance-Blog-Tour-FINAL

Week Three of the Summer Romance Blog Tour

15th July

Behind The Scandal- http://lifebooksandmore.blogspot.com
Ruthless People- http://readingismybreathing.blogspot.cz/?zx=80542cdf7ac2a005 
Ruthless People- http://www.smibookclub.com
Pieces of Broken Time, Hollywood Sins, Behind The Scandal- https://www.facebook.com/iheartromancebooks and http://iheartromancebooks.blogspot.com.au/?zx=141e402e5a16a8d8

16th July

Ruthless People- http://ktbookreviews.blogspot.com/ 
Ruthless People- http://www.ashleysaddictivebookpromotions.com

17th July

Ruthless People- http://www.martinitimes.com
Ruthless People- http://www.shereadsnewadult.com
Behind The Scandal- http://morebooksthanlivros.blogspot.com.au/?zx=1d0c4193b104660a

18th July

Pieces of Broken Time- https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/14378267-marta-cox
Behind The Scandal-  www.ashleysaddictivebookpromotions.com/

19th July

Ruthless People- http://blameitonthebook.blogspot.com.au
Hollywood Sins- http://lifebooksandmore.blogspot.com
Behind The Scandal- http://mom2hjkblog.wordpress.com/

20th July

Ruthless People- afterdarkbooklovers.com
Behind The Scandal- http://channellingcloretta.blogspot.com.au
Pieces of Broken Time- http://babusbookshelf.blogspot.com
Pieces of Broken Time- http://brenysbookobsession.blogspot.com/

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6 Jul

Summer Romance Blog Tour - Week 2

The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House Presents...
Hot Summer Romance Blog Tour Featuring N.K. Smith, M.A. Stacie,
J.J. McAvoy and Lorenz Font!


And revisiting several other 
great TWCS romantic titles and authors...
7 TWCS-Summer-Romance-Blog-Tour-FINAL

Week Two of the Summer Romance Blog Tour

8th July

Ruthless People http://smokinhotbookblog.blogspot.com 

Hollywood Sins http://www.ashleysaddictivebookpromotions.com 

Hollywood Sins http://zeemonodee.blogspot.com

Behind the Scandal http://camisadomind.blogspot.com.au 

 

9th July

Ruthless People http://www.thebookwranglers.com 

Pieces of Broken Time http://bookslikebreathing.blogspot.com 

Pieces of Broken Time http://www.ashleysaddictivebookpromotions.com 

Behind the Scandal http://offbeatvagabond.blogspot.com

 

10th July

An Unexpected Woman https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/830510802 

Pieces of Broken Time http://elizabeth-lawrence-author.blogspot.com 

Ruthless People http://promiscuousbookblog.blogspot.com 

Ruthless People http://lifebooksandmore.blogspot.com.au 

The Hot Corner http://www.booksandfandom.com 

Behind the Scandal http://mybookinspiredramblings.blogspot.com 

 

11th July

Behind the Scandal http://dirtygirlromance.blogspot.com 

Behind the Scandal http://mrsbbooks.blogspot.com 

Behind the Scandal http://bookslikebreathing.blogspot.com 

Ruthless People beebookreviews.blogspot.com 

 

12th July

Trust http://bookienookiereviews.blogspot.com 

Ruthless People http://vampireandotherparanormalthingsqueen.blogspot.com 

 

13th July

Ruthless People http://booksforfun1.com 

Hollywood Sins http://channellingcloretta.blogspot.com 

 

 

14th July

Behind the Scandal readingitswhatido.blogspot.com

Pieces of Broken Time beebookreviews.blogspot.com 

 
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1 Jul

Summer Romance Blog Tour Week 1

The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House Presents...
Hot Summer Romance Blog Tour Featuring N.K. Smith, M.A. Stacie,
J.J. McAvoy and Lorenz Font!


And revisiting several other 
great TWCS romantic titles and authors...
7 TWCS-Summer-Romance-Blog-Tour-FINAL

Week One of the Summer Romance Blog Tour

1st July Read More Sleep Less Ruthless People Review
2nd July The Voices Within Released Behind The Scandal Review
2nd July A Reading Nurse Behind The Scandal Review
3rd July Ripe For Reader Behind The Scandal Review
3rd July Books by Night Mommy by Day Ruthless People Review
3rd July A Novel Idea Ruthless People Interview
3rd July Under The Covers Blog Trust- Flash Back Review
5th July Reading its What I Do Ruthless People Interview
5th July Cecily Book Review Hollywood Sins Review
6th July Swoon Worthy Books Guilty Pleasures- Flash Back Review
6th July Crystall Blogs Books Hollywood Sins Review
7th July She Reads New Adult Pieces of Broken Time Interview
7th July Life Books And More Pieces of Broken Time Excerpt
7th July Ashley Nemer Pieces of Broken Time Guest Post
7th July Ashley Nemer Behind The Scandal Guest Post
7th July Bibliophilic Madness Ruthless People Interview

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25 Jun

The Stars Are Falling by Michelle Birbeck BLOG TOUR

 

26th June Book Reviews And Giveaways Interview
27th June Sarah Says Read Romance Review
28th June Author Brooke Williams Guest Post
30th June Pebble In The Still Waters Interview
2nd July Elizabeth Lawrence Author Guest Post
2nd July Ashley Nemer Blog Guest Post
3rd July Sandy Quill Review
4th July Short Sweet And Snappy Excerpt
5th July Random Red-Head Ramblings Review
7th July Carlie M A Cullen Interview
8th July Author René Gilley Guest Post
9th July Shelf Life Guest Post
10th July Vailia's Page Turner Guest Post


Jenny is content trying to survive university and sneaking glances at her housemate, Dale, in between hours spent watching the night sky. When the first meteor streaks through the night, landing close enough to shake the house, however, everything changes.
 
What’s left in the crater isn’t a lump of rock from outer space, but something that looks like a man. Soon after, the killing begins. Anyone who gets in their way is disintegrated with an all-consuming light so hot nothing remains.
 
Hundreds more descend from the heavens, bleaching the night sky, shaking the ground. They want to eliminate all threats to Earth, starting with the biggest one: the human race.
 
 
Jenny and Dale know a way to do both: save Earth and stop the human race from being wiped out. They just have to stay alive long enough to convince the falling stars to spare the human race.

Release Date: 3rd July 2014
Genre: Young Adult/Sci-Fi
 
Available from: AmazonKoboBarnes and Noble, and TWCS PH



23 Jun

Guilty Pleasure by Manuela Cardiga ONLY 99cents

Guilty Pleasures
The Food and Fornication Fables 
By
Manuela Cardiga
 
NOW ONLY 99CENTS
For a limited time only



 
Buy TODAY from: Amazon and TWCS PH for a small 99 cents!
 
Summary:

Gorgeous, narcissistic Lance Packhard—a sex therapist specializing in helping anorgasmic women—is writing a revolutionary book entitled Sexual Secrets of a Sexual Surrogate.
When a ruthless mother offers him an enormous sum to impregnate her daughter, Millicent Deafly, a debt-ridden Lance hesitantly agrees.
Millicent, however, isn’t into sex. She’s carefree, joyfully voluptuous, and dedicated to her palate. Lance will only get her attention if he dabs soy sauce on his pulse points.
To get close to her, a determined Lance takes a job at Millicent’s dinner club, Guilty Pleasures, as an assistant to her irascible and eccentric chef, Serge Moreno.
But for Lance, nothing goes according to plan. He’s not only failing to seduce Millie, he’s falling madly in love with her.
Lance’s life becomes next to impossible when his best friend, George, gets married and wants to hold the reception at Guilty Pleasures. Will the truth be uncovered?



About the Author:
Manuela Cardiga was born in Mozambique and raised in South Africa where she studied fashion design. She moved to Europe where she worked as a fashion designer, then moved to the crazy world of advertising as a graphic designer and copywriter. Manuela is a designer by profession, a cook by vocation, and a writer by compulsion. She currently resides in Lisbon, Portugal where she writes contemporary and historical fiction, designs book covers, illustrates children’s books, and mothers a gorgeous daughter while juggling a day job. She also dabbles enthusiastically in exotic, experimental cuisine, much to the discomfort of family and friends.


Connect with the Author


Praise for Guilty Pleasures:

At last, we have that absolute rarity: a titillating novel which is multi-layered, intelligently written and very, very funny... All the characters are strongly drawn. There is Millicent Deafly, a single woman of quiet strength, who has channelled her creativity and skills into producing feasts of almost carnal delight. There is Serge Moreno, a physically stunted man who has survived every misfortune (sexual and social) that can be imagined and by embracing these has turned them into empathy and wisdom. There is Millicent’s unappreciative mother, narrow- minded and set in her ways, and many grateful clients who are defined by their guilty pleasures...Guilty Pleasures is a novel that works on all levels and is hugely entertaining – a breath of fresh air in a field where novelty is becoming increasingly rare -J. McKenzie

Debut author, Manuela Cardiga, arouses all senses in her stunning novel of  epicurean and sexual pleasures...Guilty Pleasures is hilarious, entertaining and erotic. Cardiga has an uncanny understanding of our deep rooted emotions and relationship with all thing pleasureful, but guilt inducing. Her main protagonists are wonderfully flawed, yet at heart, both as courageous and romantic as long forgotten princesses and knights in shining armourBeautifully written, in at times Victorian-like prose, Guilty Pleasures is a must read and will surely satisfy most readers' hedonistic side. -Elana Sabharwal ~ Author of "Delhi Deception"

5.0 out of 5 stars 
I defy anyone to read this book and not wish it was scratch and sniff! The food in it is to die for, and the relationship between Lance/Will and Millie is equally fantastic, full of lust and UST. Guilty Pleasures has a great deal of humour alongside the romance and food porn. Some of the chapter openers - snippets from Lance's book (which I REALLY want Manuela to write next!) - had me laughing out loud for days. And can we pause a minute to appreciate the cover... *sigh* I highly recommend this wonderful debut novel.
Andrea ~ Goodreads

 







 
 

19 Jun

The Hot Corner by Amy Noelle- Blog Tour

 

20th June- Delighted Reader Review
21st June- Kidnapped By Fiction Review
22nd June- Sarah Says Read Romance Review
23rd June- Common Novel Review
24th June- Book Lovin' Junkie Review
25th June- She Reads New Adult Review
26th June- Babs Book Bistro Review
27th June- 3 Chicks After Dark Promo/Excerpt
28th June- Jeannie Zelos Review
29th June- Wyndy Dee Promo/Excerpt
30 June- Shelf Life Guest Post
1st July- Bookaholic Babe Review
2nd July- Lorenz Font Spotlight
3rd July- Books And Fandom Spotlight
 

Summary:
Professionally, Danielle Pierce is making a name for herself writing biographies of famous athletes. Her personal life isn’t going as swimmingly, and she’s back on the market after calling off a recent engagement.

Her agent throws her a curveball she never saw coming when she’s assigned to cover the hottest baseball player—on and off the field—Bradley Reynolds. The Dodgers’ third baseman spends as much time on the covers of tabloids as on the sports pages, dating a string of famous models and actresses.

Dani never thought she’d have to see Brad in person again after he broke her heart in college. Seven years later he selects her to write the story of his life, and she’s stuck. If she refuses, she looks like a coward. If she gives in, he wins. She doesn’t know what his game is, but she hopes she’s strong enough this time to play without getting burned.
 
 

19 Jun

Cover Reveal: As Darkness Gathers by Emma Elliot

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PRESENTS. . .

A Cover Reveal

for
As Darkness Gathers
by Emma Elliot
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Release Date: September 9, 2014
 
SUMMARY
 
When their plane goes down in the Canadian wilderness, Finch Rhodes’ and Clay Gandy’s lives become entwined. Together they face the unforgiving elements of unfamiliar terrain in winter, wild animals, raging rivers, and their own growing weakness from hunger, shock, and exposure. With their lives at stake as well as the lives of those depending on them to find help, Finch and Clay are forced to rely on one another, and they forge a bond that lasts even after they are rescued. Finch’s struggles to adjust to normal life upon returning home are hindered by her broken engagement, her friend’s disapproval of her friendship with Clay, her parents’ marital issues, and her brother’s uncharacteristic belligerence and suspicious request. And by the seemingly harmless mishaps that soon escalate into brutal attacks. After she is injured, Finch once again comes to rely on Clay. But as the connection between them deepens, the threat against her grows. With her life in jeopardy and danger blurring the lines between friend and foe, Finch must decide if those she loves are the ones she can trust, or if the greatest peril lurks closer to home than she could have ever imagined.
EXCERPT
  “Ladies and gentlemen,” I said, “the captain has advised me we’ll be making a precautionary landing.” The elderly woman started sobbing. The front of the plane yawed back and forth, the movement sharp, bouncing, and disorienting. When I glanced out the window, we were just breaking through the cloud cover, and the forested ground was rushing closer. I pointed out the exits and the escape path lighting, and then explained the brace position of crossing their arms, placing them on the seatback in front of them, and resting their foreheads on their wrists. “I’ll help you if you need me to,” said the man in 1A. I swallowed and felt the hot press of tears. “If I’m unable to, make sure it’s safe to open the door, and then get everyone out and away.” “I’ll do it. And I won’t leave you behind.” The plane groaned, the yawing becoming violent. We swayed back and forth so forcefully that I had to hold on to my shoulder harness to avoid being pitched sideways. The father and son yelled apologies and I love yous at one another. The elderly woman continued weeping. A businessman recited a Hail Mary. My lips trembled and I pressed them tightly together. “What’s your name?” I asked 1A. With a rumble, the landing gear extended. His eyes were blue, I realized. “Clay. Clay Gandy.” Clay in 1A. I almost laughed at the rhyme, but then the captain shouted, “Brace, brace, brace!” I repeated the command over and over until my voice was hoarse. I wanted to close my eyes but found I couldn’t. The plane jarred with the sound of snapping, the movement so wrenching it felt as if someone were trying to yank my bones from within my skin. We whipped to one side so quickly my neck cracked and my vision swam. Dark shadows rushed by the windows, and the splintering sound escalated. We hit the ground with such force the oxygen masks fell from the panels above the seats and the overhead bins burst open and spilled luggage into the aisle. Both passengers and metal screamed. There was a horrific grinding as the plane shuddered and bucked. Then the world exploded.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
DSCN3850_2 Emma Elliot first developed a love of suspense when she was six years old. She was hiding from her cousins and sister in a closet in her grandmother's house when she discovered a passageway, though not so secret, linking to another closet. She stumbled upon a stack of worn Bobbsey Twins mysteries in that seeming labyrinth, and she spent much of her childhood there, by choice, reading mystery novels by flashlight. Her love of reading and writing grew simultaneously. Soon she was creating her own variations of the stories she read and penning her own tales. Through bouts of working as a tutor, an editor, an apple- and peach-picker, a waitress, a dog walker, a nanny, a retail associate, and a reservationist at a ski resort, writing has remained her passion. She currently lives on the eastern seaboard and considers herself a wandering homebody. She travels often for work, which provides fodder for the imagination and plentiful hours to write her next novel while sitting in airports.  
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15 Jun

How To Get Ainsley Bishop To Fall In Love With You by T.M. Franklin

How To Get Ainsley Bishop To Fall In Love With You
by 
Award Winning Author
T.M. Franklin 
Hits The Press On Release Week And Climbs The Amazon Charts

Summary:
Oliver Holmes likes making lists—meticulous procedures for achieving his goals, step-by-step. Whether it’s “How to Get an A in Chemistry” or “How to Get Accepted to MIT,” he has a process, and it’s worked for him so far. He doesn’t even care that the popular kids mock him. Oliver’s got his eye on the prize.
 
So when he decides it’s time to declare his feelings for Ainsley Bishop, the girl of his dreams, it’s only natural for him to make a list, a point-by-point strategy to win her heart. He knows it will take a grand gesture for her to see beyond his quirky exterior, and her approaching birthday provides the ideal opportunity for Oliver to put his plan into action.
 
Finding the perfect gift is a challenge Oliver meets with his usual dogged determination. He’ll need to watch her carefully for clues to pinpoint exactly what he should give her. And along the way, he might just learn that what Ainsley really needs is not quite what he expected.

About T.M. Franklin:

 T.M. Franklin is the author the award-winning YA adventure, MORE, and its sequel The Guardians. In addition, Franklin penned the Amazon best-selling short stories A Piece of Cake and Window. Her new YA romance, How to Get Ainsley Bishop to Fall in Love with You, is Franklin’s first love story without a paranormal element, although she believes love is the best kind of magic.
 
TWELVE, the final installment in the MORE Trilogy, will be released in the fall of 2014.
 
Connect with T.M. Franklin

How To Get Ainsley Bishop To Fall In Love With You in T.M. Franklin's local paper, Bonney Lake Courier-Herald"


"It’s constantly in the headlines—teenagers are under stress like never before. A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that more than a quarter of the teens surveyed experience what they call “extreme stress” during the school year, including from friends, work, and family. Seattle-area author, T.M. Franklin’s new young adult novel takes a refreshing look at these stressors.
“I think it is tough for teens these days,” Franklin said. “There’s pressure—pressure to get good grades, get into college, and no guarantee they’ll get a job even if they do get a degree—heap on top of that the social stresses of being a teenager, and it can be a lot.”

Ainsley is available now!

Amazon |Barnes & Noble |iTunes |Kobo | TWCS


13 Jun

The Memory Healer Blog Tour :D

 

June 12, 2014
 
June 13, 2014
 
June 16, 2014
 
June 17, 2014
 
June 19, 2014
 
June 22, 2014
 
June 23, 2014
Site to be Confirmed
 
June 24, 2014



 
The Trailer
 



Summary
 
On a wet summer morning in the historical township of Port Brandon, South Eastern Australia, talented artist and psychic Beth Montgomery reluctantly agrees to carry out a psychic assessment of Carrington House. She soon becomes frightened by a string of nightmares that could be warning her not to tamper with the metaphysical. Despite her fears, she braces herself for what is to come and continues to unearth the secrets of the past.
 
As soon as she enters the historical home, the image of a distraught Victorian maid appears, and then a young woman manifests on the staircase. Beth is transported to another era, where a magnificent four-poster bed, an engraved watch, and an exquisite ring evoke fleeting memories. When Beth spies a calendar, the date fills her with dread, but she cannot remember why.
 
Returning to the present time, Beth agrees to work for the irresistible Dr Matthew Jamieson, the new vet in the district. Each time they meet, memories of another lifetime flood her heart. She senses an eternal bond between them, but with two unfaithful partners in her past, she is reluctant to become romantically involved with him.
 
As her passion for Matthew intensifies, she regresses to 1895. In her past life as Mary Clark, she meets the darkly handsome Samuel Methven and falls in love with him on sight. But is he as honourable as he seems? Faced with Samuel’s apparent betrayal, Beth is plagued by fears that Matthew will also be unfaithful to her. She knows that to learn the truth, she must return to her past life, but that means facing an unbearable tragedy. Does Beth have the courage to move between lifetimes and relive that dreadful event? Will she be able to discover whether her soulmate was faithful to his twin soul?
 
Introducing Julie
 
Julie Filarski’s love of reading quickly progressed to a love of writing. While writing The Memory Healer, she studied Professional Writing and Editing at Chisholm Institute in Berwick, Australia. Much of the novel was written on the train while she travelled to and from work at the University of Melbourne.
 
 
Julie first began studying the metaphysical realm in the early 1980’s. After a few sessions of Hatha yoga, she quickly became drawn to yoga philosophy and the belief in reincarnation. Since that time, Julie studied the topic in depth, as well as researching a wide range of other spiritual topics. Her studies have led her to understand that mankind has an inherent belief in immortality and that there is a deep and underlying spiritual purpose to all life.
 
Julie lives with her husband, Murray, near Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. They have two children and five lovely grandchildren.
Connect with Julie on Facebook
 
 
 

10 Jun

How To Get Ainsley Bishop To Fall In Love With You by T.M. Franklin -BLOG TOUR

Ainsley Blog Tour


7th June Amber Lynne Johnson Interview
8th June This Girl Reads A Lot Review
9th June Kelly P's Blog Interview
11th June I Heart Books Review
12th June First Page To The Last Review
12th June Lilly Mac's Blog Review
12th June Biblio Junkies Interview
12th June Writer For Misfits Guest Post
14th June Paradise For Pages Guest Post
14th June The Avid Reader Guest Post
15th June A Thousand Words A Million Books Guest Post
15th June Kimberly Faye Reads Guest Post 
17th June Zee Monodee Blog Review
18th June The Sarcastic Palm Tree Review
18th June Mich's Book Reviews Guest Post
19th June Books And Fandom Interview
19th June Babu's Bookshelf Review


Ainsley

Seventeen-year-old Oliver Wendell Holmes (Yes, his parents are just that peculiar, but his brother's name is Sherlock, so it could have been worse) knows that he's different. He's quirky, awkward, and he's okay with that. Oliver also likes making lists-meticulous procedures for achieving his goals, step-by-step. Whether it's "How to Get an A in Chemistry" or "How to Get Accepted to MIT," he has a process, and it's worked for him so far. He doesn't even care that the popular kids mock him. Oliver's got his eye on the prize.
So when he decides it's time to declare his feelings for Ainsley Bishop, the girl of his dreams, it's only natural for him to make a list-a point-by-point strategy to win her heart. He knows it will take a grand gesture for her to see all he has to offer, and her approaching birthday provides the ideal opportunity for Oliver to put his plan into action.
Finding the perfect gift is a challenge Oliver meets with his usual dogged determination. He'll need to watch her carefully for clues to pinpoint exactly what he should give her. And along the way, he might just learn that what Ainsley really needs is not quite what he expected.

 

Ainsley is available now!

Amazon |Barnes & Noble |iTunes |Kobo | TWCS


 

Giveaway


T.M. Franklin T.M. Franklin started out her career writing non-fiction in a television newsroom. Graduating with a B.A. in Communications specializing in broadcast journalism and production, she worked for nine years as a major market television news producer, and garnered two regional Emmy Awards, before she resigned to be a full-time mom and part-time freelance writer. Her first published novel, MORE, was born during National Novel Writing month, a challenge to write a novel in thirty days. MORE was well-received, being selected as a finalist in the 2013 Kindle Book Review Best Indie Book Awards, as well as winning the Suspense/Thriller division of the Blogger Book Fair Reader’s Choice Awards.
In addition to MORE and its sequel, The Guardians, Franklin penned the Amazon best-selling short stories A Piece of Cake andWindow, which also won a Blogger Book Fair Reader’s Choice Award for Short Story/Fantasy. Her new YA romance, How to Get Ainsley Bishop to Fall in Love with You, is Franklin’s first love story without a paranormal or fantasy element, although she believes love is the best kind of magic.
TWELVE, the final installment in the MORE Trilogy will be released in the fall of 2014.

Connect with T.M. Franklin

Reviews

28 May

Just Sing by René Gilley- BLOG TOUR

Just Sing
Book One of the
Seven Oaks Series
by 
René Gilley
BLOG TOUR
 
31st May Behind The Pages Interview
1st June Katie Teller's Stories Guest Post
1st June Between Dreams and Reality Review
2nd June Ink in the Book Interview
3rd June Under The Book Rainbow Review
4th June Reads and Thoughts Review
4th June Fictionally Yours Review
5th June Books By Night, Mommy By day Interview
6th June The Quirky Reader Interview
7th June Tressa's Wishful Endings Character Interview/ Dream Cast/ Playlist
7th June The YA's Nightstand Interview
8th June The Book Geek Excerpt 
10th June A Pen Named Brock Guest Post
10th June The Story goes... Review
11th June Bibliophilc Madness Review
12th June Biblio Junkies Excerpt
12th June On The Broomstick Review
 


 
“Follow you dreams, follow your heart, love your family and Just Sing."

Release Date: 5th June 2014
Genre: Young Adult/Performing Arts/Music
Published by: The Writers Coffee Shop
Available from: AmazonKoboBarnes and Noble, and TWCS PH


Summary:
Sixteen-year-old Lily O’Brien has one goal in life—to sing. Her dream is to get into a top notch college vocal program, but the summer before her junior year, her high school cuts their awarding-winning vocal ensemble. She might as well kiss her dreams goodbye.
When the snobby new neighbors move into their mansion up the hill, Lily is positive summer can’t get any worse, and she’s determined to hate and ignore them—until she meets Aiden.
He’s broken and beautiful, and they become reluctant friends. Through her newfound friendship, she finds the strength to step outside the comfort of her plan and follow her dream.
But when Lily’s family is about to lose their home, she puts her wishes aside and finds the answer to save their generations-old ranch in the last place she expected.

Author Bio: 


By day, René Gilley works as a portfolio manager for a Fortune 50 company, but her nights and weekends are spent writing young adult and new adult romance books. Her brain never shuts off—always dreaming up new situations her characters can get into. 
Her California home is often the backdrop for her books. Her debut novel, Just Sing of the SEVEN OAKS SERIES, was years in the making. Like her character, René seeing Just Sing being published is a dream come true.
She’s a wife, mother to two beautiful daughters, and fourdogs. She’s proud to be a triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) survivor and believes in giving back through book profits to charities that support breast cancer. 


Connect with René Gilley on: 
Facebook, TwitterWebsite and Goodreads


Video Trailer:
            


Praise:
 
Just Sing evolves mostly around Lily’s struggle with her family, the reality of her dreams, and her first relationship issues with the neighbors’ son Aiden. Honestly Lily is a truly amazing... She is strong-willed and her loyalty and love for her family is admirable. -Between Dreams and Reality Blog

With the popularity of shows like American Idol and The Voice, Gilley's Just Sing promises to bring high engagement to any YA reader who dreams of the stage, lives the stage, or enjoys the stage as a spectator... -Fictionally Yours Blog
 
Just Sing was a complete and pleasant surprise. There's not many YA novels out there that can capture my heart and soul wholly. And this book is definitely one of them. -Goodreads Review






25 May

GIVEAWAY!! Redemption by Lindsey Gray

Giveaway
Redemption 
by
Lindsey Gray 
In celebration of Redemption's third anniversary and Armchair Book Expo of America, Lindsey Gray is giving away an eBook copy of Redemption and a $10 gift card from Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Join the Giveaway NOW!


Celebrate the third anniversary of the release of Lindsey Gray's Paranormal Romance sensation, Redemption.

Lily is one of only three vampires in known existence. After falling in love with a human, sexy and talented musician Ian, she realizes their love is putting him in mortal danger. She flees from her life in Boston to the solace of her frozen waste land.

As her past continues to haunt her, Ian seeks out the only family Lily has ever known. Becca introduces Ian to a world he never thought possible as they embark on a search for Lily, starting in the bowels of a mysterious company called The Manchester Group.

Will Ian and Becca find her? Or will the reemergence of a long lost love take a hold of their future?





Lindsey Gray dreamed of several different careers as a child. On the short list were doctor, chef, and actress. None held her attention as much as putting pen to paper and creating her own world through words. Since 2010, she has published three novels and one short story with The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House. In 2013, she went on her first self-publishing adventure and produced her novella, Fireworks, and joined the ranks of Renaissance Romance Publishing with their winter anthology, Melting the Snow.

A mid-west native, Lindsey enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, rooting for the Green Bay Packers, reading whatever she can get her hands on, and making life interesting at every turn.

Connect With Lindsey Gray















22 May

Pearls of Asia by Lee Geiger - Blog Tour

 
 
 
Published by TWCS PH
 
Release Date: 29th May 2014
 

May 22nd

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/lee-geiger/pearls-asia/

 

May 23rd

http://www.amazon.com/review/R3EBU7AFICLP53/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1463587562&nodeID=283155&store=books

 

May 24th

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/572371563?book_show_action=true&page=1

 

May 25th

http://www.amazon.com/review/R2QCFS0X631OR6/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1463587562&nodeID=283155&store=books

 

May 26th

http://lifesunfilteredramblings.wordpress.com/2014/03/11/book-review-pearls-of-asia/

 

May 27th

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1SCYDD9RHG98D/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1463587562&nodeID=283155&store=books

 

May 28th

http://www.amazon.com/review/RL8MRCM3C4S4S/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1463587562&nodeID=283155&store=books

 

May 29th

channellingcloretta.blogspot.com

beebookreviews.blogspot.com

blog4betties.blogspot.com

http://teripolen.com/

http://daisyrow.blogspot.com.au

http://www.wyndydee.wordpress.com

http://cafeartspace.blogspot.com.au

http://thewriterscoffeeshop.blogspot.com.au

http://freshfiction.com/ 

LorenzFont.wordpress.com 

http://www.firstpagetothelast.com/ 

 

May 30th

http://www.amazon.com/review/R1BJ46ZZ8GF1VI/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1463587562&nodeID=283155&store=books

 

May 31st

http://www.tgreporter.com/index.php/fiction/item/146-pearls-of-asia-a-love-story-chapter-three

 

June 1st

http://www.amazon.com/review/R3UEMLC3YPI88W/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1463587562&nodeID=283155&store=books

 

June 2nd

http://www.amazon.com/review/R140ZZ0NT8II4Y/ref=cm_cr_pr_perm?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B005MKCDP8

 

June 3rd

http://bookthingo.com.au

 
 
Excerpt:
 
“This is not a drag show, honey. There are no boys in skirts working here. All the beautiful ladies at Pearls of Asia are transsexuals. We also happen to be curvaceous, luscious, and all things deliciously glorious about being feminine. We’re Women 2.0—special girls with special equipment. That’s what makes us, as well as this place, unique. Pearls of Asia is more than just a restaurant; it’s about the quest for self-identity, about the right to own and control one’s body. We leave you questioning everything you think you know and see. If that’s not an outrageously fun night out, then I can’t help you, honey. Do you still want my phone number?”


Summary:
 
 
After beloved San Francisco anchorwoman Michelle Osher is found nearly decapitated in her palatial Nob Hill apartment, suspicion focuses immediately on her wealthy, arrogant husband, Paul. Inspector Mac Fleet and his partner are assigned the sensational case, and they quickly uncover an all-too-familiar pattern linking the widowed spouse to Sheyla Samonte, a part-time waitress enjoying a lavish lifestyle on Paul Osher’s dime. The pair of seasoned detectives assume she wanted a promotion from mistress to wife.
 
 
The investigation turns on its head when they discover Sheyla, a drop-dead gorgeous dancer born and raised in the Philippines, works at Pearls of Asia, a stylish restaurant featuring a cast of exotic transsexual performers who serve up flirtatious teasers along with delicious cocktails. Mac crawls down a rabbit hole and comes face to face with the restaurant’s uniquely captivating servers—Diamond, Reyna, Nadia, and Ashley—and unveils a fascinating lifestyle full of drama, humor, and high heels. 
 
 
When Sheyla refuses to cooperate unless Inspector Fleet takes her to brunch, he agrees even though he knows it’s outside the lines of police protocol. Mac soon finds himself dealing with his own set of personal demons, unable to decide whether to arrest Sheyla or ask her on a date.
 
 
The ensuing investigation reveals infidelities, betrayals, and a host of people who might want Michelle Osher dead. But as the case heats up, so does Mac’s romantic interest in Sheyla, whose stunning beauty and charming personality compel him to question her involvement, but not her courage, and to cross the line between his personal impulses and professional responsibilities. Convinced of Sheyla’s innocence, Mac devotes himself to finding the real killer. Ultimately, he is moved to take actions he never dreamed of to discover the truth about the case, Sheyla, and himself.
 
 
 
Introducing Lee...
 
Pearls of Asia is Lee Geiger's debut novel. He is also the author of The Marginal Prophet (www.marginalprophet.com), a popular newsletter that is part information, part inspiration, and all entertainment. 
 
When he's not writing or trading stocks, Lee can be found wandering the streets of San Francisco in search of red wine and pasta, which he considers to be two of the four major food groups
 
Connect with Lee FB - PoAFB - LeeWebsiteGoodreadsTwitter
 

15 May

Spotlight by Krista Richmond- Blog Tour Schedule


16th May- http://www.booklitlove.com  Excerpt/Interview
21st May- http://obsessivebooknerd.com/ Interview

Summary
As a fan, Lily Richards wants to know everything about actor Daniel Brighton.
But as an entertainment journalist, she’d rather report Daniel’s latest role—not his latest dining companion.
When a chance encounter gives Lily the opportunity to prove she’s not like every other journalist, or every other “fangirl,” her professional battles quickly become all too personal.
She never knew it would be so hard standing near the glare of the Spotlight . . .


Buying Links 
 

12 May

A Forbidden Love series in the Top 100 Best Selling Amazon Regency Romances by Elise de Sallier

Innocence
A Forbidden Love
Book One
Currently #25 on the Amazon Best Seller List For Regency Romance!
Congratulation Elise de Sallier
 
Protection
A Forbidden Love 
Book Two
Currently #33 on the Amazon Best Seller List For Regency Romance!

4 May

Just Sing by René Gilley- Book Trailer

Just Sing
By 
René Gilley 
BOOK TRAILER 
 
 
Release Date: 5th June 2014

Summary:
Sixteen-year-old Lily O’Brien has one goal in life—to sing. Her dream is to get into a top notch college vocal program, but the summer before her junior year, her high school cuts their awarding-winning vocal ensemble. She might as well kiss her dreams goodbye.
When the snobby new neighbors move into their mansion up the hill, Lily is positive summer can’t get any worse, and she’s determined to hate and ignore them—until she meets Aiden.
He’s broken and beautiful, and they become reluctant friends. Through her newfound friendship, she finds the strength to step outside the comfort of her plan and follow her dream.
But when Lily’s family is about to lose their home, she puts her wishes aside and finds the answer to save their generations-old ranch in the last place she expected.

About René Gilley:

René Gilley works for a Fortune 50 company by day, but spends her nights writing young adult and new adult romance books. A true California girl, she often uses her home state as books’ setting. She’s a wife, mother to two beautiful daughters, and four dogs. She’s a triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) survivor and believes in giving back through book profits to charities that support breast cancer.

For more information, visit www.ReneGilley.com
 
 

2 May

She Cries by Alexandra Allred- Blog tour schedule

She Cries
By 
Alexandra Allred 
BLOG TOUR
 
1st May- http://daisyrow.blogspot.com.au Interview
2nd May- http://www.myfictionnook.com Excerpt 
15th May- http://delightedreader.com Guest Post 
 

1 May

Protection, A Forbidden Love: Book Two by Elise de Sallier AVAILABLE NOW

Protection
A Forbidden Love: Book Two
By 
Elise de Sallier 



Release Date: 1st May 2014
Genre: Romance/ Historical 
ISBN e-book: 978-1-61213-231-0
 
Available from: AmazonKoboBarnes and Noble, and TWCS PH


Summary:

He'll do anything to protect the woman he loves . . . but first, he must make amends for taking advantage of her innocence. 

In the much awaited conclusion to Innocence, A Forbidden Love – Book One, Nathaniel, the Marquis of Marsden, is left reeling at the revelation of Lisa's royal heritage. Keeping her safe has always been his priority, and he is determined to protect her . . . from the King's machinations, their enemies, and her own overly generous nature if necessary.

Although overjoyed to be reunited with Nathaniel, Lisa fears she made a better mistress than she will a marchioness. Longing for a return to the freedom they shared when he thought her a commoner, she does her best to live up to his—and society's—expectations, but she's only willing to compromise so far. Being kept in the dark is no longer an option. Despite the unexpected pleasure she discovered in Nathaniel's arms, if there is one thing Lisa has learned . . .  ignorance is far from bliss.

Author Bio: 

A great believer in living happily ever after, Elise began her lifelong obsession with the romance and paranormal genres when she was far too young to be reading either. After more than thirty years of marriage to her very own romantic hero, she now knows great relationships don't just happen, they take work . . . which doesn't mean writing about them can't be a whole lot of fun!

While raising a family, Elise established a career as a counsellor and family therapist. Seeking an escape from the stresses of her work, she discovered the world of fan fiction, and her timid writer's muse made its voice heard. Two point three million hits, twenty thousand reviews, and an e-mail from an acquisitions editor at The Writer's Coffee Shop later, and her life found a new and fascinating direction.

Elise likes to see her characters grow, experience passion and adventure, tackle some difficult issues, and find lasting love . . . eventually.

Connect with Elise de Sallier on: 

Praise for Protection:

"After the ending of Innocence, which was by far one of the best historical romances I've read, I wanted to scream. What was going to happen? How would it end? Would Lisa and Nathaniel finally be together, or had everything been for naught... Rarely, in the romance world, do we get the story from both the hero and the heroine, but Elise does an amazing job of pulling you in and letting you see the world far beyond the innocent maid we encountered in the first book."
                               -Amazon Review


"This book is filled with suspense, intrigue, secrets, romance and the kind of sizzling desire between Nathaniel and Anneliese that leaves you wanting more... I loved this story and was so extremely excited to read it and I will cherish it alongside my Jane Austin Collection... Elise de Sallier is an amazing romance writer bringing true romance back into our lives."
                             -CrazyDaisy Amazon Review

Also by Elise de Sallier:

Innocence
A Forbidden Love: Book One

 

Praise for Innocence:
"A well written book, I look forward to reading more by this author." -Karen Hogan
"I would highly recommend this book to anyone who likes historical romance." -Jo-Anne
"The knowledge of the time period and customs is breathtakingly accurate." -Lindsey Gray
 





6 Apr

Finding Anna series by Sherri Hayes Book Trailer Competition

Finding Anna Series
By
Sherri Hayes 
Book Trailer Competition 

During the month of April TWCS and Sherri Hayes will be running a contest on Sherri Hayes Blog!  www.sherri-hayes.blogspot.com

Get involved TODAY its easy! 


Step One: Make a book trailer for the Finding Anna series by Sherri Hayes
Step Two: Post it to YouTube
Step Three: Fill out your information in the attached google doc along with a video link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1o-V9xL2gh4t075mxbpS0SR5OQSoCfiWgN3r8UsS44po/viewform

All Video links must be received no later than the 15th of April.

Starting on the 18th of April, Sherri Hayes will begin posting the video entries on her blog for people to vote on their favorites. 

On April 30th, a winner and two runners up will be chosen.



If you have any questions about this competition please email marketing@thewriterscoffeeshop.com 

2 Apr

The Righteous and The Wicked

Available April 10th from The Writer's Coffee Shop

 
 
The winning entrant from the TWCS Library Making of a Masterpiece Competition


3rd April - http://idareyou2read.blogspot.com 

4th April - http://kiwinz001.wordpress.com 

5th April - http://bookgroupies2.blogspot.com 

6th April - http://www.agentsofromance.com 

7th April - http://www.somanyreads.com 

8th April - http://www.booktalkwithjess.blogspot.com 

9th April - http://daisyrow.blogspot.com.au 

10th April - http://www.crystalsmanyreviews.blogspot.com 

11th April - http://bookconsumeddiva.wordpress.com

12th April - http://insteftershumbleopinion.wordpress.com

12th April - http://bookstobreathe.com

13th April - http://sarahsaysreadromance.blogspot.com

13th April - http://youngadulthollywood.com

14th April - http://www.thebookbella.com

15th April - http://starangelsreviews.blogspot.com

16th April - http://readandsharebookreviews.blogspot.com

17th April - http://onemorechapterreviews1.blogspot.com

17th April - http://heabookshelf.blogspot.com 

 
 
 
The Summary:
 
Small moments can seem insignificant until they change the course of a life forever. The sound of a bulldozer. A chance meeting at a gas station. A gust of wind through a chime. Benign events become something more when viewed through the lens of fate.
 
Emma Santori is a prisoner of tragic memories. Locked in a spiral of depression, she leads a desolate and empty life, trapped in her decrepit home. Rooted in routine, she’s numb and vacant. As a lonely Catholic school teacher, her only joy comes from her young students. One Saturday morning, her isolation is infiltrated by a mysterious architect building a home beside hers.
 
That man is Eric Wilder and he’s keeping a secret that’s destroying his life. Filled with guilt and self-loathing, he’s forced to move often. He chooses the small northeastern town of Pine Lake as his latest refuge, and hopes to make a successful attempt at starting his life over. As always, he’s unable to make that happen.
 
That all changes when he meets Emma.
 
She finds herself drawn to Eric when she accidentally bumps into him, but Eric’s unfazed by their first meeting. When a gust of wind brings these two people together once again, Emma discovers Eric’s secret. She’s forced to battle between her Catholic faith and her desire for this stranger.
 
Their attraction is intense and they soon discover they’re each lonely and longing for what the other has to offer. As their friendship blossoms, Emma realizes her passion and lust for Eric are the remedy to her depression. Eric discovers his feelings for Emma are the only antidote to his secret burden. 
 
They begin an erotic journey, which leads these beautifully broken people to discover that love can be both righteous and wicked.
 
Introducing April Emerson
 
 
April Emerson grew up in rural upstate New York, and moved to New York City after graduating from college with a degree in Literature. As a nature lover, living in the city was a culture shock, but she soon began to enjoy being surrounded by so much energy. Submerged in perpetual crowds, April developed a fondness for people-watching, which inspired her to start writing. Drawn to both the light and dark of humanity, she strives to tell sexy and romantic stories with exquisitely complex characters. When she isn’t writing, she loves listening to music or reading a good book, with a glass of wine.
Connect with April on 
 
 

1 Apr

Hello LAlaland by Madi Merek OUT NOW- ONLY $0.99

Hello LAlaland
A Novella
By
Madi Merek
OUT NOW
ONLY $0.99

 
BUY TODAY FROM:
 
Summary:
Paparazzi, vodka cocktails, and sex. Welcome to LAlaland.
Winifred Chapman isn’t thrilled with the idea of her ten year reunion, and especially not the idea of returning to LAlaland. Even in the midst of her thrilling career, she’s managed to avoid LA as often as possible, which is saying a lot for a world-renowned fashion designer. She has a life which women everywhere would envy, and has everything she needs . . . or so she thinks.
Anthony Ricci was the most popular guy at Westlake High, and the one Winifred thought would never look twice at her. A former professional athlete, he now runs a successful Italian restaurant in New York City. When they run into each other at the reunion and give in to a widely passionate night, Anthony decides he wants more than what Winifred is willing to give.
Hating being known by the men she’s dated or slept with, Winifred has learned to take what she needs from men without investing emotionally. When she discovers Anthony’s old desire for her and disappears after their night together, he refuses to give her up.
Will he be able to show her that love doesn’t have to be a battle, or will LAlaland prove to be enough to destroy her carefully constructed walls?

Madi Merek:
 
Madi Merek was born and raised in beautiful Denver, Colorado. She married her sexy Los Angeles rock star in July 2008, and they have a beautiful daughter named Scarlett Rose. Though she works a full time job, Madi’s real career is writing, and her very first novel was finished at fourteen. Jon and Madi spent several years in Los Angeles before moving back to Denver, but they plan to return home to LAlaland soon.

 

29 Mar

Obvious Child by Warren Cantrell - Blog Tour

 
Available from TWCS, Amazon, B&N, iTunes and Kobo - April 3rd, 2014
 
 
The Summary:
Sam Grant doesn’t want to be famous, but he doesn’t have much of a say in the matter.
 
On the verge of graduating from college with his master’s in History, Sam and the rest of the world bear witness to the invention of time travel. Revealed via a YouTube broadcast, the brothers responsible for inventing time travel find their remarkable device coopted by the U.S. government. In a magnanimous gesture, the U.S. government holds a worldwide competition to decide who will be the first time traveler in history. This turns Sam’s world upside down after a half-baked joke application he sends in gets him accepted as a contestant for consideration.
 
Thrust into a political and media blender set to puree, Sam and his fellow contestants vie for the affections of a worldwide audience who will vote on the eventual winner. As the successive rounds of the contest pass by, and Sam tries everything from indifference to wild irreverence to get himself voted out of the competition, he finds that all his actions only serve to make him more popular.
 
As the contest goes on, Sam and the time travel project become more of a referendum on our society’s fascination with celebrity disasters, and what they will do to make sure the entertainment doesn’t stop anytime soon. Unable to get out of the contest via logical means, Sam learns to embrace the perks sudden celebrity provides, yet also suffers some of its typical consequences.
 
Stuck between two worlds—one he can’t handle, and another he can’t control—Sam finds himself considering a third option, one that has him confronting a time traveling reality that terrifies him to his very core.
 
The Author:
Warren Cantrell is a film and music critic based out of Seattle, Washington. One of the few surviving journalists of the Gonzo school, Mr. Cantrell’s work has appeared in such publications as Lost in Reviews and Scene-Stealers.
 
A classically trained scholar with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in History, Mr. Cantrell has spent the majority of his time since graduation writing novels and paying off his student loans. Working as a critic and an on-the-ground correspondent, Mr. Cantrell has covered the Seattle International and Sundance Film Festivals and has had the pleasure of interviewing people ranging from Sissy Spacek to Joss Whedon.
 
As an established film and music critic, Mr. Cantrell finds that it is best to keep his political views private, except to say that he feels Greedo definitely did not shoot first and that The Misfits ceased to exist the moment Danzig left the band.
 
A life-long Arizona Diamondbacks, Cardinals, and Phoenix Suns fan, Mr. Cantrell enjoys fast cars, Italian opera, Norwegian cinema, Kentucky bourbon, and Motörhead concerts.
Connect with the Author
 
 
 

27 Mar

Follow along on the Blood Stained Tranquility by N. Isabelle Blanco Blog Tour!

Blood Stained Tranquility
The Rise of The Szolites- Part Two
by N. Isabelle Blanco
BLOG TOUR
 
24th March- Lizzie in Wonderland Guest Post
25th March- Vampy and Racey Book Blog Review/Excerpt
25th March- Romance Refined Interview on Editing
26th March- Love, Laugh and Read Review
27th March- Daria's Views on Books Guest Post
27th March- Talk Sup Review
28th March- Mrs B's Books Interview
29th March- Book To Book Reviews Guest Post/Excerpt 
31st March- Confessions of 2 Book Lovers Excerpt
1st April- Memories in a Box Spotlight
2nd April- New Books on My Shelves Review
3rd April- Tote Bags 'n' Blogs Guest Post
4th April- The Consummate Reader Guest Post 
5th April- Ginger-Read Reviews Review
5th April- Sarit Yahalomi Blog Guest Post
6th April- First Page to the Last Review
7th April- LSK Sweetheart Reviews Excerpt
9th April- Smut Book Club Feature
10th April- Mummy's Naughty Corner Excerpt
11th April- Pebble in the Still Waters Guest Post, Interview and Excerpt

  


18 Mar

Cover Reveal- Protection, A Forbidden Love Book Two By Elise de Sallier

COVER REVEAL
PROTECTION
A Forbidden Love, Book Two
By Elise de Sallier
Release: 1st May 2014

 
Summary:

He'll do anything to protect the woman he loves . . . but first, he must make amends for taking advantage of her innocence.
 
In the much awaited conclusion to Innocence, A Forbidden Love – Book One, Nathaniel, the Marquis of Marsden, is left reeling at the revelation of Lisa's royal heritage. Keeping her safe has always been his priority, and he is determined to protect her . . . from the King's machinations, their enemies, and her own overly generous nature if necessary.
Although overjoyed to be reunited with Nathaniel, Lisa fears she made a better mistress than she will a marchioness. Longing for a return to the freedom they shared when he thought her a commoner, she does her best to live up to his—and society's—expectations, but she's only willing to compromise so far. Being kept in the dark is no longer an option. Despite the unexpected pleasure she discovered in Nathaniel's arms, if there is one thing Lisa has learned . . .  ignorance is far from bliss.

About the Author:


Elise met the love of her life when she was only sixteen, married him three years later, and recently celebrated her thirtieth wedding anniversary. Needless to say, she is a big believer in living Happily Ever After. With a lifetime’s worth of experience behind her, Elise also believes great relationships don’t just happen, they take work . . . which doesn’t mean writing about them can’t be a whole lot of fun. After surviving all manner of health obstacles while raising a family and nursing her elderly grandmother—her writing namesake, though she’d have been shocked by her granddaughter’s steamy love scenes—Elise established a career as a counselor and family therapist. Seeking an escape from the stresses of her work, she discovered the world of fan fiction, and her timid writer’s muse began to make its voice heard. Two point three million hits, twelve and a half thousand reviews, and an e-mail from an acquisitions editor at The Writer’s Coffee Shop later, and Elise’s life found a new and fascinating direction. A romantic fiction addict from way back, writing her own historical and paranormal romances—and having others read and fall in love with her characters and the worlds she creates—is a dream come true. Elise likes to see her characters grow, experience passion and adventure, tackle some difficult issues, and find lasting love . . . eventually.
 
 
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Innocence: A Forbidden Love, Book One
 
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16 Mar

Slave book one in the Finding Anna series by Sherri Hayes is FREE get it today! Ends 20th March

 

Slave
Finding Anna Book 1 
by Sherri Hayes 
is FREE 
for a LIMITED time only 
 
 
Summary:

 
Stephan has lived the lifestyle of a Dominant for five years. After several rebellious teenage years, it gave him the stability and control he had been seeking after his parent’s death.
As president of a not-for-profit foundation, he knows what his future holds and what he wants out of life. All that changes when a simple lunch with his college friend and Mentor, Daren, leads him to buying a slave.
Thrust into a situation he never thought he’d be in, Stephan can’t walk away. He is compelled to help this girl in the only way he knows how.
Brianna knows only one thing, she is a slave. She has nothing. She is nothing.
Can Stephan help Brianna realize that she is much more than just a Slave?



About the Author Sherri Hayes:
Sherri spent most of her childhood detesting English class. It was one of her least favorite subjects because she never seemed to fit into the standard mold. She wasn't good at spelling, or following grammar rules, and outlines made her head spin. For that reason, Sherri never imagined becoming an author.
At the age of thirty, all of that changed. After getting frustrated with the direction a television show was taking two of its characters, Sherri decided to try her hand at writing an alternate ending, and give the characters their happily ever after. By the time the story finished, it was one of the top ten read stories on the site, and her readers were encouraging her to write more.
Six years later, Sherri is the author of six full-length novels, and one short story. Writing has become a creative outlet for Sherri that allows her to explore a wide range of emotions, while having fun taking her characters through all the twists and turns she can create. She is most well known for her Finding Anna Series about a young woman rescued from being a sex slave by a wealthy Dominant. The third book in that series, Truth, released July 25, 2013.

Praise for Slave:
"Slave is one of the most emotionally charged, mentally stimulating and body shattering romance novels I have ever read. It is so much more than a story about human trafficking, sexual slavery or BDSM; it is a tale full of redemption, kindness and hope." www.thesubclubbooks.com 

Wow! What an emotional story! 
I'm a sucker for a "captive" story. Brianna is only 18 and has lived as a slave - she has been broken down and has no idea how to function in normal society as a regular person. When her "Knight in Shining Armor" purchases her in a slave auction, she soon understands that life as a slave does not have to be miserable and mindless. 
I am looking forward to uncovering a few more unanswered questions in the next installment. 

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What would you do if you found a girl who was being held as a sex slave against her will? Stephan Coleman does the only thing he can think of: he buys her off the sadistic creep who has been abusing her for the past ten months. But Brianna is broken and confused about her new Master’s motives. He bought her – so he must be just like her old Master… right? 

Don’t be put off by the title or the cover image – Slave by Sherri Hayes is a book about the BDSM world without too many of the graphic images one might expect with this subject matter. We uncover details of Brianna’s life with the evil Ian as she gradually warms to Stephan and tells him about her past, but the sadism isn’t dwelled upon in detail. The story instead focuses on her recovery and her blossoming relationship with Stephan. 

Hayes writes in alternating points of view so the reader can see how each of the two protagonists feel about the other, feelings neither of them believe they can communicate openly. Brianna’s mistrust and fear slowly diminish, and Stephan realizes his friends may be right about him after all. 

Slave leaves the reader with many questions about what will happen next in their relationship. What about Brianna’s father? And who is Anna? I look forward to finding out when the sequel is published next year. Andrea, Goodreads

FINDING ANNA SERIES
by Sherri Hayes
 
 



16 Mar

Fictional Men's Page For Book Ho's. Review's Trust by Sherri Hayes *****

 
 
 
 
 
*****REVIEW***** 
 
 
Original review found here Fictional Men's Page for Book Ho's
ARC REVIEW - Trust by Sherri Hayes
 
5 Stars *****

Reviewed by Mike Smith

Book Four of Four in the Finding Anna series.

The Finding Anna series consists of four books, Slave, Need, Truth and finally, Trust. You simply must read the first three books before reading Trust. Otherwise nothing will make sense in the final book. My review is for Trust, but by necessity, I will be focusing on the series as a whole. The first thing you should know about this series is that it is not as dark as it may first appear. Sure there are dark moments, but nearly all of them are in flashbacks. This series is really about survival and recovery. The books are told from alternate points of view, which really helps us get into the heads of both characters.

Unlike anything I've ever read before, Finding Anna starts off where other books end. In most books the rescue is the final act. It is assumed that after the person has been rescued, from whatever fate they needed rescuing from, they lived happily ever after. But with Finding Anna the rescue is only the beginning. The real work comes after the rescue.

The first book, Slave, tells the story of Stephan Coleman, an experienced dominant, currently without a submissive, who learns about a young woman being kept as a sex slave against her will by a brute named Ian Pierce. This girl is Brianna Reeves. Not seeing any other way to help her, Stephan purchases Brianna from her captor and takes her home with him. He soon discovers just how broken Brianna had become under the cruel thumb of Ian and his thug friends. Being infinitely patient, he slowly brings Brianna back from the edge and helps her rediscover her true self.

Through the course of the first three books, we slowly learn more about her history, the culpability her father had in her slavery, the mother she loved, but could not save. And we learn, through her flashbacks, about the horrible tortures forced upon her for 10 months while she was held captive. Stephan is an amazingly patient man, who finds himself caring for her much more than as just another submissive. And Brianna finds that this man who purchased her is not the monster she feared he would be. At the end of the third book, Truth, Brianna makes a sacrifice to help save Stephan.

The final book in the series, Trust, picks up two months later. This final book is a very satisfying conclusion to this fascinating series. All loose ends are tied up. All mysteries are resolved. I could not have been happier with the way this book wrapped up their story.

If you are looking for a wonderful series featuring incredible characters, hot sex, a hint of darkness, but ultimately a story of survival and overcoming incredible odds, then you really should check out the Finding Anna series. I promise you won't be disappointed.

I loved this series, and I loved the final book, Trust. I hope you will love them too.


Synopsis:

Brianna is lost for the fourth time in her life. Each time was unexpected, and each changed the course of her future. The first life-altering event occurred when her mother died, and she moved to Minnesota to live with her father.

The second was when she was kidnapped at the age of seventeen and forced to be a slave. She would never forget those ten months. Brianna thought her life was over.

Everything changed again the day Stephan steamrolled into her life and brought her home to live with him. She had no idea what to expect—what life with her new Master would hold. That first month with Stephan was, in some ways, more confusing than the prior ten. As a slave, she’d known her place. With Stephan everything was new and different. He’d given her freedom and so much more.

Five months after Stephan rescued her, Brianna once again finds her life flipped upside down.

In this fourth, and final, installment of Finding Anna, Brianna must unearth strength she never knew she possessed. Stephan can no longer protect her from the outside world. She must learn to trust herself, embrace who she is, and discover who she wants to be. Only by facing her demons can Brianna find true happiness and peace.




13 Mar

The Countdown is on for the Release of Sherri Hayes final instalment to the Finding Anna Series…

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The Summary
 
Brianna is lost for the fourth time in her life. Each time was unexpected, and each changed the course of her future. The first life-altering event occurred when her mother died, and she moved to Minnesota to live with her father.
 
The second was when she was kidnapped at the age of seventeen and forced to be a slave. She would never forget those ten months. Brianna thought her life was over.
 
Everything changed again the day Stephan steamrolled into her life and brought her home to live with him. She had no idea what to expect—what life with her new Master would hold. That first month with Stephan was, in some ways, more confusing than the prior ten. As a slave, she’d known her place. With Stephan everything was new and different. He’d given her freedom and so much more.
 
Five months after Stephan rescued her, Brianna once again finds her life flipped upside down.
 
In this fourth, and final, installment of Finding Anna, Brianna must unearth strength she never knew she possessed. Stephan can no longer protect her from the outside world. She must learn to trust herself, embrace who she is, and discover who she wants to be. Only by facing her demons can Brianna find true happiness and peace.
 
 About the Author
 
Sherri spent most of her childhood detesting English class. It was one of her least favorite subjects because she never seemed to fit into the standard mold. She wasn't good at spelling or following grammar rules, and outlines made her head spin. For that reason, Sherri never imagined becoming an author.
 
At the age of thirty, all that changed. After getting frustrated with the direction a television show was taking two of its characters, Sherri decided to try her hand at writing an alternate ending and give the characters their happily ever after. By the time the story finished, it was one of the top ten read stories on the site, and her readers were encouraging her to write more.
 
Seven years later, Sherri is the author of seven full-length novels and one short story. Writing has become a creative outlet that allows her to explore a wide range of emotions, while having fun taking her characters through all the twists and turns she can create.
 
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Other books by Sherri
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11 Mar

Sherri Hayes up for a 2014 RONE award VOTE NOW and support Sherri!

Red Zone 
By
Sherri Hayes 
Nominated for a 2014 RONE Award 
VOTE NOW 
Voting ends on the 15th of March 2014, vote NOW!
 
 
Red Zone is in the category for
Contemporary: Cops, Jocks, and Cowboys 2013

 
 
 

 

6 Mar

Making Out With Blowfish by Brian Sweany OUT NOW!

Making Out With Blowfish
By Brian Sweany
The highly anticipated sequel 
OUT NOW

Available from:

Brian Sweany writes a powerful story about a reluctantly maturing hero, a hero all men can relate to. Making Out With Blowfish is based on Sweany’s life and friends. He says its “as true to life as possible, just with different names.” Sweany opens old wounds with mention of his father’s death and the sexual abuse he went through with his godfather. Making Out With Blowfish is an emotional rollercoaster with highs and lows that will tear at your sole and open your heart.
 
“This is the part of our hero’s story where he looks back and reflects upon the man he is today. The truth is I’m still searching for him. I am still lost. I’m not the guy who thought I had found my way out of the wilderness . . . not the guy I wanted to become.”
 
You will cling and connect to Sweany’s characters as they jump of the pages, grab your hand, and escort you through his world. In Making Out With Blowfish, fact and fiction masterfully come together in a nuanced combination that will change us all.
 

In Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer, Hank Fitzpatrick had a girlfriend. He had a life. He finally seemed to be figuring things out. Now we find his secrets were yet to be discovered, his demons yet to be exorcised, and soon he will have no choice but to face them both. Gone is the boy you’ve come to love. He’s been replaced by a man you will struggle to like. Welcome back to Empire Ridge. Making Out with Blowfish is fear and loathing in the suburbs as told in Brian Sweany’s uniquely uninhibited voice.

 

Brian Sweany 


Since 2000, Brian Sweany has been the Director of Acquisitions for Recorded Books, one of the world’s largest audiobook publishers. His writings have appeared on EverydayHealth.com, and Making Out with Blowfish is the sequel to his debut novel, Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer. Brian has spent most of his life in the Midwest and now lives near Indianapolis with his wife, three kids, and two rescue dogs. For more details, check out the author’s website at: www.briansweany.com.
 

Praise: 
“Fans of Sweany's Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer will find plenty to like in this exuberant follow-up. By turns funny, dark, and darkly funny, Making Out with Blowfishdefinitely won't disappoint.”
      –Jon Clinch, bestselling author of Finn
“A five-star treat from a five-star author. Making Out with Blowfish is a fast paced, easy to read story with characters that practically leap off the pages. Hank Fitzpatrick and his family and friends wade through issues that most of us can relate to. I laughed, I got angry, and I even cried. This flawless story will hold your attention from the first line in the prologue to the very last page. If you read only a few books a year, this should be one of them!”
      –Mary Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of Lost Daughters
Making Out with Blowfish is a wonderful book for people lovers and animal lovers. Hank Fitzpatrick and his dog Chief are companions on the hero journey, they are on a roller-coaster of a ride through life together, it is a pleasure to come along.”
      –Jon Katz, New York Times bestselling author of Second Chance Dog: A Love Story

Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer 
By Brian Sweany 
Book one 
Price Drop 

99 cents! 

We are celebrating the release of Making Out With Blowfish by dropping the price of Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer to only 99cents! 

For a limited time ONLY 

 

6 Mar

BLOG TOUR SCHEDULE - St. Barts by Emme Cross

 

6th March - Highlight / Blog Tour Kick Off - http://cafeartspace.blogspot.com.au 

 

7th March - Review - http://bit.ly/1c3CMSE Jen - Goodreads

 

8th March - highlight / excerpt -  http://hookerheelsbookblog.blogspot.com/

 

9th March - review - http://bit.ly/1ombtDi Johanna - Goodreads


11th March - Review / Guestpost - https://www.facebook.com/channelling.cloretta

 

12th March - Review and Interview - http://www.actingbalanced.com 

 

13th March - Review -  http://jeanniezelos.wordpress.com 

13th March - Excerpt - http://nomdeplumepress.wordpress.com 

 

14th March - Review and Excerpt http://ripeforreader.blogspot.com 

 

15th March - Review http://bjsbookblog2.blogspot.com

 

16th March - Review - http://bit.ly/1jNEaca  Connie - Goodreads

 

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18th March - http://bit.ly/1djR00j  Ilana - Goodreads

 

20th March - Review and Excerpt - http://www.nightowlreviews.com/v5 



 

5 Mar

Brain Sweany gets an article in Nuvo on his upcoming release Making Out With Blowfish

 

Brian Sweany's near-true stories

by Rebecca Berfanger

 

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In the town of Empire Ridge lives a guy, Hank Fitzpatrick, coming to terms with being a dad and husband after years of acting out. That town looks a lot like Columbus, Ind., and that guy sounds a lot like Brian Sweany, director of acquisitions at audiobook outfit Recorded Books — and author of two autobiographical novels published by The Writer's Coffee Shop, the original publisher of a little book called Fifty Shades of Grey.
The second, Making Out With Blowfish, on sale March 6, opens with an epic game of beer pong pitting the hero, Hank, against a couple delectable co-eds in a scene that could take place on any college campus. It's when we learn the co-eds are caterers working a party at Hank's suburban home, that Hank is about two decades their elder and that his wife is waiting upstairs — well, you can see the problems facing the reluctantly maturing hero.
Sweany has no qualms admitting that the characters in his first two books are based on his real life family and friends. His first book, Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer, based on his school years in Columbus and later in college from 1986-1993, "was as true to life as possible, just with different names," he says.
After the first book was released, his best friend didn't talk to him for a while, and other friends and family "struggled with seeing the book's versions of themselves."
He used those real stories to "capture the feeling of a first love, the smell of a girl, the pain of heart break. ... I wanted it to be like Breakfast Club meets Fight Club."
Sweany's father, like the character Hank's, died when he was only in his early 20s. And Hank was molested by a family friend who was like an uncle to him, just as Sweany was sexually abused by his godfather — his father's best friend.
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"After my dad died, I gave myself permission to deal with this," he says. "I was able to compartmentalize my godfather and the monster. Writing about these emotional issues grounded me and gave me an emotionally detached perspective. Writing fiction made the non-fiction version more real. Especially with my godfather, even though I glossed over that in the book and made it easier on Hank."
Not that Hank gets a free pass.
"I wanted the narrator to be able to say whatever came to his mind," he says. "Whether it's something about private parts or his obsession with women's calves. It's not always pretty and perfect. ... I wanted to make the reader feel uncomfortable with Hank from the beginning of the book by opening in 2008 when Hank is now a 38-year-old and doesn't seem to have learned a thing."
But Sweany does leave a few things out. He says his wife is less emotional than her fictional counterpart and gives her credit for making him a better, more grounded and empathetic person, something he says the book doesn't convey about Hank's wife.
Sweany first got in touch with the The Writer's Coffee Shop, which was founded in Australia and has offices in the U.S., as part of his day job. That connection made, the conversation turned to Sweany's own work and The Writer's Coffee Shop ultimately gave him a book deal.
And his next book? Something totally different. He'll only say it's Joss Whedon-inspired and something he will occasionally share with his teenage daughter for her input.


 

2 Mar

Get on board with the Making Out With Blowfish by Brian Sweany BLOG TOUR

 

3rd March Sarah Aisling -Guest Post
4th March Fresh Fiction -Blast From the Past (Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer)
5th March Italian Brat's Obsessions -Spotlight 
5th March Babu's Bookshelf -Spotlight 
6th March Word Edit -Interview/ Guest Post 
7th March Lorenz Font -Spotlight/ Guest Post 
8th MarchOut Numbered 3 to 1 - Blast From the Past (Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer)
12th March The Write to Make a Living -Blast From the Past (Exotic Music of the Belly Dancer)
13th March Manic Reads -Spotlight/ Excerpt 
15th March My Reading Lounge -Spotlight 
16th March First to the Last Page -Giveaway 
17th March Cafe Art Space -Review
18th March Wyndy Dee -Guest Post 
19th March Elizabeth Lawrence, Author & Professional Oddity -Review/Guest Post
21st March My Fiction Nook -Review/Guest Post 



2 Mar

How To Get Ainsley Bishop To Fall In Love With You by T.M. Franklin COVER REVEAL

COVER REVEAL 
HOW TO GET AINSLEY BISHOP TO FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU 
By 
T.M. Franklin 


Release Date: 12 June 2014

Summary: 

Oliver Holmes likes making lists—meticulous procedures for achieving his goals, step-by-step. Whether it’s “How to Get an A in Chemistry” or “How to Get Accepted to MIT,” he has a process, and it’s worked for him so far. He doesn’t even care that the popular kids mock him. Oliver’s got his eye on the prize.
 
So when he decides it’s time to declare his feelings for Ainsley Bishop, the girl of his dreams, it’s only natural for him to make a list, a point-by-point strategy to win her heart. He knows it will take a grand gesture for her to see beyond his quirky exterior, and her approaching birthday provides the ideal opportunity for Oliver to put his plan into action.
 
Finding the perfect gift is a challenge Oliver meets with his usual dogged determination. He’ll need to watch her carefully for clues to pinpoint exactly what he should give her. And along the way, he might just learn that what Ainsley really needs is not quite what he expected.
 
Author Bio:

T.M. Franklin is the author the award-winning YA adventure, MORE, and its sequel The Guardians. In addition, Franklin penned the Amazon best-selling short stories A Piece of Cake and Window. Her new YA romance, How to Get Ainsley Bishop to Fall in Love with You, is Franklin’s first love story without a paranormal element, although she believes love is the best kind of magic.
 
TWELVE, the final installment in the MORE Trilogy, will be released in the fall of 2014.

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26 Feb

Sherri Hayes on the Jiggy Jaguar Show

Listen to Sherri Hayes
on the 
Jiggy Jaguar Show 
Talking about Trust
Listen to Sherri's Interview HERE

 
Sherri Hayes talks about book four and the final instalment in her Finding Anna series, Trust. We are excited and sad to rap up the series Sherri has devoted seven years of her life to write. 
 
Sherri discusses erotic romance and its growth and expansion in the literary world and lastly she tells us about her growth and what she's learnt as a writer and person, throughout this series. ".. I've grown so much as a writer… I've learned to be more selective with my wording, to see more of the bigger picture as I'm sitting down and writing…"
 
And of course we find out whats next for Sherri Hayes…
 
 
Other novels in the Finding Anna series

  
 
Connect with Sherri Hayes



 

26 Feb

C.B Heather on the Jiggy Jaguar Show

Listen to C.B Heather
on the Jiggy Jaguar 
talk about his short stories 
Adam & Eve and 15 Minutes 


C.B. Heather talks about writing two completely different genres at the same time, erotic and young adult. He discuss short stories and their growing popularity in the literature world and finally his struggle to get published in his twenties. 

Connect with C.B. Heather

C.B. Heather is a bestselling author who was born just before Halloween in Houston, Texas to a New Zealander father and a Scottish mother before being uprooted and moved to a small village on the beautiful east coast of Scotland near the royal town of St Andrews. After finishing high school and working as a cocktail bartender at Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh, C.B. Heather travelled to New Zealand to study at the International Institute of Modern Letters in Wellington. The author now works in Scotland, waking early to write fiction in the inspiring pre-dawn hours and in the evenings takes his unicorn Dave for rides through the misty hills in search of the meaning of life. He hopes one day to win the Grand National with Dave, and by doing so be the first jockey in history to win horse racing's most coveted prize on a unicorn. 
Adam & Eve (Release 4th of March 2014)
The most powerful person in the world is not the president, the pope or the billionaire, but the beautiful woman who knows she is a beautiful woman.
Some characters you never forget. Some books will influence your world. Be prepared... this is one of them.
Seeking neither commitment nor love but sexual satisfaction and men who know how to provide it, English student Eve fearlessly embraces the power of her beauty.

15 Minutes (Release 22nd of April 2014)
What took Oscar from nobody to somebody? From catching the bus to flying in private jets? From sleeping in a small stuffy bedroom in his family home to living in luxury six star hotels in New York and London? From having a-pay-as-you-go phone to having girls screaming his name wherever he goes?
Simple. His voice.
You don’t know him but you know him. Oscar is the most famous singer in the world.


21 Feb

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20 Feb

Buy Under These Restless Skies by Lissa Bryan TODAY

We are proud to announce the Release of
Under These Restless Skies 
By Lissa Bryan 

A man who thinks himself unlovable loses his heart to a creature of myth when MAGIC, LOVE, and INTRIGUE come to the court of HENRY VIII.
 
Lissa Bryan is an unconventional writer as she mixes fact and fiction with Tudor history and Celtic myth in Under These Restless Skies.


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Summary:
 
Will Somers has always thought himself unlovable. When he encounters a creature of myth and magic, he seizes the chance to finally have a wife and family of his own. Emma is a selkie—one of the immortal fae-folk of the sea—bound to Will by the magic of her kind, and eager to learn about life on land. She has to learn to adapt quickly to human customs, because Will is headed for the court of Henry VIII, to serve as the king’s fool. It’s a glittering, dangerous world, where a careless word can lead to the scaffold and the smallest of gestures is loaded with political implications. Anne Boleyn is charmed by Emma’s naïveté and soothing selkie magic and wants Emma for her own fool. Can Will protect his newfound love from the dangers that lurk in every shadow? Circa regna tonat: around the throne, the thunder rolls.


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Praise:

 
I know Lissa Bryan is one hell of a storyteller, but Under These Restless Skies blew right past my already high expectations and sucked me in with just the first few pages.  It's a spectacular journey into history filled with royal intrigue, adventure, heartwarming romance, and a dash of magic and lore.  It's so well-written, each character and plot point so fully and perfectly fleshed out that it's not just a story; it's a trip back to a time when magic and superstition were altogether real, when the biggest stories in history were playing out, and when the unlikely romance of a disfigured man and a being plucked from legends seems like the most natural and incredible thing in the world.  I thought I knew what I was getting into with this book, having read the author's earlier fanfiction story about a man who stole a selkie's pelt, but I was completely surprised and more than a little blown away by what is definitely not a recycled bit of fanfic.  But aside from the general setting and legend, everything else is wholly original and altogether engrossing.

Will is physically imperfect, but it's not something he has to overcome or correct; it's simply who he is, a rarity in love stories.  And Emma's selkie nature is completely different than that of the humans she finds herself among, a difference that makes for delightful moments of levity alongside the suspense of Henry VIII.'s court  If you're tired of formulaic historical romances or their predictable contemporary counterparts, you must check out this story.  Under These Restless Skies ignores the overdone recipe for love stories and plays out a fantastic romance during an incredible time in history, complete with scandal, political intrigue, and abiding honesty and love.
-Fic Central Blog

This is a beautifully written, compelling and evocative book written around the Tudor court, specifically of Henry VIII and his marriage to Anne Boelyn. It is eloquently told, with strong characters and suprisingly historically accurate, despite the slight supernatural twist to the plot. For the main protagonists are court Fool, Will Somers and his wife, Emma. Now, Will Somers was a real person, slightly crippled and the respected ear to the king. Emma was not. It is her addition that turns this from just another Tudor politics story into a heart-breaking drama and romance. We all know the story of Anne Boleyn, and the fate that befall her, so it is hard to find a story that offers something new, something surprising. Emma is that addition. For she is a selkie, who give herself over to Will in the first few pages. Her fae nature gives her a unique perspective on the situation, being not bound by the formalities of court-breeding/schooling, and also gets her into trouble in a few cases. And her relationship with Will is just beautiful to behold.
- Angela Oliver (blogger)


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20 Feb

Praise for Sapphire Blue by G.Doucette

"WARNING: DARK THEMES, EXPLICIT CONTENT"
 
 

Praise For Sapphire Blue - From Goodreads Reviewers
Average Rating 3.12; 17 Ratings, 15 Reviews (as of 20th Feb 2014)
 
Sapphire Blue made me uncomfortable – and for that reason I think it is an amazing book that will stay with me for some time. A cross between Indiana Jones and Fifty Shades is how I have described it to people, although by the creepy end it almost felt like something by Stephen King
Andrea (Mrs Aubergine)
 
 
Explicit, dark, raw.... not for the faint of heart!
 
I have found myself speechless at times after reading a book, but that's because I think I wanted to savor how the story made me feel. This time I'm speechless after reading this for a whole lot of different reasons. Lost for words because I'm incredulously thunderstruck, I think I was shaking while reading one memorable scene, that had I've been standing, I would be staggering. 
Mila
 
 
Sapphire Blue is a very well written novel. It's hard to categorize this book since it contains elements of erotica, paranormal, mystery, suspense and romance...
If you enjoy books that have a decidedly dark side (with a satisfying HEA), you will enjoy this one.
Pamela
 
 
This book will make you uncomfortable especially towards the end. I was on edge for the last couple of chapters.
The story is quite disturbing, but it's also entertaining, funny, hot, mystical, suspenseful and interesting.
It is well written and properly thought out.
There's a lot of interesting twists especially at the end.
It's a great read and I'd recommend it to anyone who likes erotica.
Lade Tawak

The Summary:
Mara Cantor’s life is boring and uncomplicated, and she likes it that way. She has her internship at the museum—a job she shares with her roommate, Davis—and while it is low-paying and occasionally mind-numbing, it gives her all the free time she needs to finish her thesis. And that is just fine.
But when Argent Leeds, the internationally famous playboy and raconteur, visits Mara’s museum, he brings with him the most exciting archeological discovery in decades: the Pazuzu gemstones. Long assumed to be nothing more than a myth by most scholars, the gemstones are rumored to possess mystical powers.
Between Argent, his gemstones, and Davis, Mara’s boring life has suddenly gotten very complicated. Now she is caught up in a sexual adventure that is either the most exciting time of her life . . . or the most terrifying.

Available From:
 
 
About the Author:
Gene Doucette is an award-winning screenwriter, novelist, playwright, humorist, essayist, father, husband, cyclist, dog owner – and a few other things, too. He is, in other words, a writer. A graduate of Boston College, he lives in Cambridge, MA with his family.
 
Sapphire Blue is Doucette’s first foray into the erotica genre, and will be available for purchase in both paperback and e-book formats on February 27, 2014.
 
 
 
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Other books by Gene Doucette
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

19 Feb

Sapphire Blue by G. Doucette Blog Tour

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
From the author of Immortal, Hellenic Immortal and Fixer comes Gene Doucette's first foray into erotic fiction. Find out what these bloggers and reviewers thought of Sapphire Blue, a dark tale of possesion and mind control. Some of these people have been devoted fans of Gene's for many years... and have followed him down the rabbit hole into this scary new genre.
 
WARNING: Dark Themes and Explicit Content Explored
 
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Tuesday March 11th 2014
 
Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 
 

17 Feb

Love made a fool more powerful than a king… Find out more on Lissa Bryan's new novel Under These Res

 
17th Feb- Buried Under Romance (Spotlight)
18th Feb- Girl in Chaise Longue ( Excerpt, Review and Interview)
19th Feb- Love, Laugh and Read (Guest Post)
19th Feb- Workaday Reads (Review)
20th Feb- Workaday Reads (Interview) 
21st Feb- The Readiacs (Review)
22nd Feb- Word Edit (Review, Interview, Guest Post)
23rd Feb- Jess Molly Brown (Character Interview)
24th Feb- First Page to the Last (Review)
25th Feb- Historical Fiction Obsession (Guest Post, Interview)
26th Feb- Book Jems (Guest Post)
27th Feb- Books I've Read (Review)
28th Feb- Izzy's Book Blog (Review)
1st Mar- Reading Is My Breathing (Review, Dream Cast, Guest Post)
2nd Feb- Author Brooke Williams (Guest Post)
3rd Mar- Italian Brat's Obsessions (Review)
4th Mar- The Hive (Review)
5th Mar- Getting to Yes (or a Strong Maybe) (Review, Guest Post)
6th Mar- Babu's Bookshelf (Review)
7th Mar- FS Meurinne Book Enticer (Review)
 
 

12 Feb

Broken by Vanessa Skye RELEASED TODAY: Book Two in The Edge of Darkness series

BROKEN
By Vanessa Skye
RELEASED TODAY
 
 
Buying Links 
 
 
Summary:
A mother is murdered in a robbery.
A young woman is raped and beaten in a home invasion.
For Chicago Detective Alicia “Berg” Raymond, the need for justice burns deep and fills the emptiness where therapy and relationships fall short.
Berg is certain both crimes are more than they seem, but as she fights to prevent another murder, she crosses the line between hero and villain—and there’s no turning back.
 
The Edge of Darkness Series Book one and Two
Now Available 
 
 
 
Get in Contact with Vanessa Skye
 

12 Feb

G. Doucette on the Jiggy Jaguar Radio Show

 
 
Listen to G. Doucette Talk about his new erotic novel Sapphire Blue
on the Jiggy Jaguar  Radio Show

 
Summary

Mara Cantor’s life is boring and uncomplicated, and she likes it that way. Then comes the night international playboy and raconteur Argent Leeds showcases the Pazuzu gemstones at her museum. Long assumed to be nothing more than a myth by most reputable scholars, the gemstones are believed to possess mystical powers.

Now Mara is caught up in a sexual adventure that is either the most exciting time of her life . . . or the most terrifying.

12 Feb

Emme Cross on the Jiggy Jaguar Radio Show

 
Listen to Emme Cross Talk about her new novel St. Bart's
on the Jiggy Jaguar Show



Summary

To-Do List
 
- renovate family home
 
- build high end rental villas
 
- lose virginity!
 
Sunny O’Hara has big plans when she lands on St. Barts after the death of her father. Movie star on the rise Sven Larsen is searching for something real. When Sunny suggests he teach her about sex, he agrees—first reluctantly and then enthusiastically. Not everyone is pleased when lust flares into love, and their plans for the future are put in deadly jeopardy.

9 Feb

Broken by Vanessa Skye Blog Tour (Release date 13th February 2014)

 
10th Feb- Coffee 2 Words (review on the first book in the series The Enemy Inside)
10th Feb- Kanamimi (Interview)
11th Feb- Love, Laugh and Read (Guest Post) 
12 Feb- Hook of a Book (Interview)
12th Feb- Coffee 2 Words (Review)
13th Feb- Sarah Aisling (Guest Post)
14th Feb- Coffee 2 Words (Guest Post)
15th Feb- Hello, Rigby (Review/Interview)
18th Feb- Coffee 2 Words (Interview)
22nd Feb- A Tiffyfit's Reading Corner (Guest Post)
 
 
 
 

 

4 Feb

Tales From the End by Lissa Bryan OUT NOW

Tales From the End
By Lissa Bryan 
A Short story companion to the novel The End of all Things


Get your copy today for just 99cents:

Summary
A collection of stories from the author of The End of All Things about the aftermath of the Infection that decimated the globe.
 
A young woman quarantined in L.A. Something strange is happening. The Horsemen are coming…
 
An abandoned little girl's courage…
 
A horse, trapped in her pasture…
 
A small gesture of love warms Carly and Justin’s home as a blizzard rages outside.
 
 
Tales of courage, tales of survival... Tales from the End.
 
 

2 Feb

Hello LAlaland, short story by Madi Merek COVER REVEAL

COVER REVEAL
HELLO LAlaland 
By 
Madi Merek 
Release 1st April 2014 

 
Summary
Paparazzi, vodka cocktails, and sex. Welcome to LAlaland.
Winifred Chapman isn’t thrilled with the idea of her ten year reunion, and especially not the idea of returning to LAlaland. Even in the midst of her thrilling career, she’s managed to avoid LA as often as possible, which is saying a lot for a world-renowned fashion designer. She has a life which women everywhere would envy, and has everything she needs . . . or so she thinks.
Anthony Ricci was the most popular guy at Westlake High, and the one Winifred thought would never look twice at her. A former professional athlete, he now runs a successful Italian restaurant in New York City. When they run into each other at the reunion and give in to a widely passionate night, Anthony decides he wants more than what Winifred is willing to give.
Hating being known by the men she’s dated or slept with, Winifred has learned to take what she needs from men without investing emotionally. When she discovers Anthony’s old desire for her and disappears after their night together, he refuses to give her up.
Will he be able to show her that love doesn’t have to be a battle, or will LAlaland prove to be enough to destroy her carefully constructed walls?

27 Jan

Like Ghost Stories? Check out the Reviews posting on Debby Grahl's BLOG TOUR for The SIlver Crescent

 
 
Book Highlight - Jan 27 - Zee Monodee's Blogspot
Review - Jan 28 - The Demon Librarian
Review / Excerpt - Jan 29 - Fab Fantasy Fiction
Review - Jan 30 - Book Talk with Jess
Review - Jan 31st - Sarit's Blogspot
Promo GiveAway - Feb 1st - Heart of Romance
Review - Feb 2nd - Saffire's Book Addiction
Review - Feb 3rd - Book Bliss
Review - Feb 4th - Mouse, Head and Tales
Interview - Feb 6th - Dalene's Blog Spot
 

22 Jan

Eire's Viking By Sandi Layne- RELEASE 23rd of January!

Eire's Viking 
By Sandi Layne
Book Two in the series

RELEASED 23rd JANUARY 2014
 
 
Summary
Ten years after Charis marries Cowan at the end of Éire’s Captive Moon, Agnarr Halvardson returns to the Green Island—this time, to stay.  He wants what any man wants:  To make a life for himself, wed, and have sons.
Before he can express these goals, he is injured and taken to Bangor Monastery.  There, Aislinn—adopted daughter of Cowan and Charis—treats him as a patient while she ignores the immediate attraction he holds for her.
Agnarr decides Aislinn would be a good wife for him as she teaches him her language and customs. She commands his respect and wins his affection. The past is just one barrier of many between them, however.
There are new invaders to Éire. Pledging his loyalty to the new king of Dál Fiatach, Agnarr prepares to defend his new home while persuading Aislinn to be his wife.
Success or failure will affect the lives of many.
Eire's Captive Moon
Book One

 

 

22 Jan

Get on board and start following the Eire's Viking Blog Tour today!

 
23rd January- http://www.sarahaisling.com Review/Guest Post
24th January- http://www.firstpagetothelast.com Review
25th January- http://jessmollybrownauthor.com Character Interview 
29th January- http://booklovinjunkie.blogspot.com.au Review/ Interview 
30th January- http://jenniferfgarcia.com Guest Post
31st January- http://bookwormbrandee.blogspot.com.au Interview
1st February- http://warrencbennett.wordpress.com Interview
2nd February- http://icewarmth.com Spotlight Post
6th February- http://cometbabesbooks.blogspot.com.au Guest Post
7th February- dbettenson.wordpress.com Review


 

20 Jan

Cover Reveal- Just Sing, Book one in the Seven Oaks series by Rene Gilley

 
 
New young adult series Seven Oaks, book one Just Sing coming soon by Rene Gilley
 
 
Summary:
Sixteen-year-old Lily O’Brien has one goal in life—to sing. Her dream is to get into a topnotch college vocal program, but the summer before her junior year, her high school cuts their awarding-winning vocal ensemble. She might as well kiss her dreams goodbye.
When the snobby new neighbors move into their mansion up the hill, Lily is positive summer can’t get any worse, and she’s determined to hate and ignore them—until she meets Aiden.
He’s broken and beautiful, and they become reluctant friends. Through her newfound friendship, she finds the strength to step outside the comfort of her plan and follow her dream.
But when Lily’s family is about to lose their home, she puts her wishes aside and finds the answer to save their generations-old ranch in the last place she expected.
 

15 Jan

Cover Reveal - The Righteous and The Wicked by April Emerson

Coming April 10th from The Writer's Coffee Shop

The winning entrant from the TWCS Library Making of a Masterpiece Competition
 

19 Dec

Finding Anna, Book 4 Cover Reveal

The long awaited cover is finally here. Trust book four in the Finding Anna series by Sherri Hayes.

 

17 Dec

Innocence: A Forbidden Love Book one RELEASED TODAY

Innocence 
A Forbidden Love Book One
By Elise de Sallier
Released Today
 
Forced to flee her father's brutal heir, Miss Anneliese Barlow masquerades as Lisa Brown, a servant, at Worthington Hall. Captivated by the beautiful maid, the duke's heir, Lord Marsden, offers her his protection. With her reputation ruined, Lisa surrenders her virtue, finding unexpected passion in Nathaniel's arms. Facing danger at every turn, she must keep her identity hidden . . . or Lisa's innocence won't be the only thing that's lost.

10 Dec

Blog Tour for Fire On The Water: A Companion To Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by P.J. Parker is finall

 
10th Dec- Dauntless Indies
13th Dec- Toni Verse
17th Dec- Closed The Cover

9 Dec

Look who we signed for 2014; Amber L. Johnson's Eight Days A Week

 

 

4 Dec

Blog Tour - Guilty Pleasures by Manuela Cardiga

Join the blog tour today and experience all the saucy, tastey treats along the way! 



















Dec 4th-First Page To The Last
Dec 5th- Jeannie Zelos Blog
Dec 5th- Off Beat Vagabong
Dec 6th- Miranda's Library
Dec 7th- Ashley Haines Blog
Dec 8th- The Undercover Reviewer
Dec 9th- Rumpled Sheets Blog
Dec 10th- Book Nerd
Dec 11th- Acting Balanced
Dec 12th- LeAnn's Book Reviews
Dec 12th- Confessions of a Book Lovin Junkie
Dec 13th- Margay Leah Justice
Dec 14th- Passion For Pages
Dec 15th- Naughty Edition Reviews
Dec 18th- Zee Monodee Blog
Dec 19th- Swoon Worthy Books
Dec 20th- Nice Ladies, Naught Books

3 Dec

T.M. Franklin talks about her new book MORE on KVEWTV

30 Nov

TWCS ED and an Excerpt from Anais Butt and the Hairy-Handed Gent by Kate Welshman

 

 

Anais Butt and the Hairy-Handed Gent (don’t let the obscurity of the title put you off) is an extremely well written young adult novel that is suitable for the younger reader while being complex enough to keep the more mature reader (cough) interested. Told in first person narrative, we are lucky to be privy to Anais’s (Ah-nay) outrageously entertaining yet unapologetically honest thoughts.

 

“Was I really such a dreadful person? It had occurred to me over the course of the hunt for the Camry that perhaps I was. Until this afternoon, I’d been nursing an idea that I was something of a wild thing amidst old furniture, a free spirit oppressed by unfortunates less intelligent and lively than myself. I was underestimated, misunderstood, unappreciated. The problem, I thought, lay with the petty, mediocre folk around me.

For the first time I was beginning to wonder. My family hated me. My teachers hated me. By and large my schoolmates hadn’t cared for me. My only real friend was Tess, a dorm buddy from two schools ago. Her parents had banned me from their house after I’d drawn a lovely curled moustache on a portrait of Tess’s great grandmother. Tess and I thought it looked absolutely epic, but opinion on the subject was sharply divided. Apparently the flesh-and-blood version of this particular ancestor was unusually hirsute and really did have a thick moustache, but the portraitist had been under strict instructions to produce a charitable likeness.”

 

And perhaps my favourite excerpt:

 

“I remembered Nanny Pam very clearly. She looked like an exhumed corpse with a fluffy grey wig and a roll-your-own cigarette hanging from the corner of her mouth. If you were lucky, she put her teeth in. Sometimes she didn’t. And she hated children—hated them. She’d actually told my mother that she hated her and her sister Jessie until they were teenagers.”

 

 

I encourage you to give it a go. You’re in for a thoroughly entertaining read that has it all mystery, humour, romance, and a unique Australian flavor.

21 Nov

Anais Butt and the Hairy-Handed Gent

 Anais Butt and the Hairy-Handed Gent 

by Kate Welshman

Aboriginal inspired Paranormal Romance