Saturday, December 16, 2017

Macmillan audio review of Mr. Dickens and his Carol by Samantha Silva Narrated by Euan Morton

I don't usually post on Saturday and I'm right in the middle of a holiday bash but I just had to get in this one Christmas audio review in time for gift giving because this is the perfect gift or stocking stuffer for those who love the Christmas Season and who love the extra something an audio book gives to listeners. Wether you listen to this while commuting or play it out loud for the whole family to hear it's the perfect way to celebrate the holiday.
This is this author's debut novel and the narrator Euan Morton is taking a sabbatical from narrating while he plays King George on Broadway in Hamilton.

Yeah I know you're interested now


Mr. Dickens and His Carol: A Novel
By Samantha Silva
Macmillan Audio
Narrated By Euan Morton
Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
Release Date: 10-31-17
Buy it: Amazon/B&N

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Overview:
A charming, comic, and ultimately poignant story about the creation of the most famous Christmas tale ever written. It’s as foggy and haunted and redemptive as the original; it’s all heart, and I read it in a couple of ebullient, Christmassy gulps.” —Anthony Doerr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of All The Light We Cannot See
Laced with humor, rich historical detail from Charles Dickens’ life, and clever winks to his work, Samantha Silva's Mr. Dickens and His Carol is an irresistible new take on a cherished classic.
Charles Dickens is not feeling the Christmas spirit. His newest book is an utter flop, the critics have turned against him, relatives near and far hound him for money. While his wife plans a lavish holiday party for their ever-expanding family and circle of friends, Dickens has visions of the poor house. But when his publishers try to blackmail him into writing a Christmas book to save them all from financial ruin, he refuses. And a serious bout of writer’s block sets in.
Frazzled and filled with self-doubt, Dickens seeks solace in his great palace of thinking, the city of London itself. On one of his long night walks, in a once-beloved square, he meets the mysterious Eleanor Lovejoy, who might be just the muse he needs. As Dickens’ deadlines close in, Eleanor propels him on a Scrooge-like journey that tests everything he believes about generosity, friendship, ambition, and love. The story he writes will change Christmas forever.

Friday, December 15, 2017

#Giveaway #HoHoHoHarlequinHolidayExtravaganza - A Cowboy Family Christmas - Judy Duarte


We've come to the end of week one of the holiday blast but don't despair not only does Judy Duarte, today's featured author have a fabulous book to showcase but she's also got a really cool prize package, details below. 
So sit back and enjoy day 5!


ISBN-13: 9780373623822
Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: 10-17-2017
Length: 224pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
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Overview:
Dear Santa,

I've been a good girl. Well, mostly.

These days, I'm usually the one dishing out advice. But the readers of "Dear Debbie" don't know that I've never been the love of anyone's life. As soon as I landed at the Rocking Chair Ranch, though, my luck started to change…thanks to one special guest. Promoter Drew Madison wants to shine a spotlight on the ranch's retired cowboys. But I'm the one who feels aglow every time he glances my way. And the electricity between us? It sure could light up every town in Texas! Still, after he discovers my secret, I'm afraid that I'll be thrust back into darkness. Now I only want one thing for Christmas: for Drew to give me—no, us—a second chance…

—Lainie


Judy is offering a very special
Mystery Christmas Package
Open Internationally
Please use the Rafflecopter form below to enter
Good Luck!!

Thursday, December 14, 2017

#Giveaway #HoHoHoHarlequinHolidayExtravaganza - The Rancher's Christmas Song - RaeAnne Thayne


Moving right along it's day 4 of the Harlequin Holiday bash and today I have a special treat, a holiday tale from NYT bestselling author RaeAnne Thayne and my review courtesy RT Book Reviews.
RaeAnne is sponsoring a special gift details below!



ISBN-13: 9781488014536
Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: 10-17-2017
Length: 224pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Harlequin
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Overview:
Keep a song in your heart this holiday season… 

Music teacher Ella Baker’s plate is already full. But when single dad Beckett McKinley’s wild twin boys need help preparing a Christmas song for their father, Ella agrees on one condition: they teach her to ride a horse. She’s hoping that’ll help mend her strained relationship with her rancher father; it certainly has nothing to do with the crush that’s lingered since her one and only date with Beck. 

It isn’t disinterest spurring Beck to keep his distance—if anything, the spark is too strong, with Ella reminding him of his ex-wife. Soon what started as an innocent arrangement is beginning to feel a lot like family. But with the holidays approaching, Beck and Ella will have to overcome past hurts if they want to keep each other warm this Christmas… 


Don’t miss other heartfelt stories from the fan-favorite The Cowboys of Cold Creek mini-series!
The Holiday Gift
A Cold Creek Christmas Story
The Christmas Ranch

RaeAnne is giving away
a $10 Amazon Gift Card &
a copy of A Rancher's Christmas Song
US Only
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

#Giveaway #HoHoHoHarlequinHolidayExtravaganza - Married Til Christmas - Christine Rimmer


Its day three of the holiday blog bash and we're rolling right along. Today it's the amazing Ms. Christine Rimmer who's being featured along with her festive holiday release, Married Til Christmas. Christine has a post about Decking The Halls and she's also sponsoring a giveaway of A Bravo For Christmas, details below.
Tomorrow is RaeAnn Thayne and her Christmas tale plus my review.
Enjoy!
ISBN-13: 978-0373623860
Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: 11-21-2017
Length: 224pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Harlequin
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Overview:
An impulse wedding…
Strong, sexy Nell Bravo won’t be fooled again. After all, Declan McGrath already shattered her heart into pieces—not once, but twice. When alluring CEO Deck sweeps Nell off her feet in Las Vegas, though, she tumbles headlong into an “only in Vegas” fling with her first love. But Nell sure didn’t bargain on a Vegas wedding!
…a lifetime of love?
It’s taken a long time for Deck to finally capture the one who got away. And this time, he’s charmed her straight to the altar. But Nell will stay married to him only until Christmas Day—unless Deck can prove that this time, it’s for keeps. With the clock ticking, can Deck convince Nell that he truly is her one and only…or has Mr. Love-’Em-and-Leave-’Em broken a Bravo’s heart for the last time?


Christine is offering a signed copy of
A Bravo For Christmas
US ONLY
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

#Giveaway #HoHoHoHarlequinHolidayExtravaganza - Moonlight Over Manhattan -Sarah Morgan


Welcome to day 2 of my Harlequin Holiday Bash, today I'm featuring the fabulous Brit Ms. Sarah Morgan who I've been loving for years and who writes fun, sexy romances just like the one that's featured today, Moonlight Over Manhattan, book # 6 in her From Manhattan With Love series.
Sarah is sharing a special Christmas tradition with us and she's sponsoring a giveaway of this fabulous book details below.
Christine Rimmer is up tomorrow with post about her favorite holiday decoration + a Giveaway too.
Enjoy!

ISBN-13: 9780373804030
Publisher: Harlequin
Release Date: 11-28-2017
Length: 400pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Audible
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Overview:
Sarah Morgan is back with more love and laughter in her acclaimed series, From Manhattan With Love, which Publishers Weekly calls a “sweep-you-off-your-feet romantic experience.” 

Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family. But when dog walker Harriet meets her newest client, exuberant spaniel Madi, she adds an extra challenge to her list—dealing with Madi’s temporary dog sitter, gruff doctor Ethan Black, and their very unexpected chemistry.

Ethan thought he was used to chaos, until he met Madi—how can one tiny dog cause such mayhem? To Ethan, the solution is simple—he will pay Harriet to share his New York apartment and provide twenty-four-hour care. But there’s nothing simple about how Harriet makes him feel.

Ethan’s kisses make Harriet shine brighter than the stars over moonlit Manhattan. But when his dog-sitting duties are over and Harriet returns to her own home, will she dare to take the biggest challenge of all—letting Ethan know he has her heart for life, not just for Christmas?
Sarah is offering one print copy
of Moonlight Over Manhattan
Open Internationally!!
Please use Rafflecopter form to enter
Good Luck!


Monday, December 11, 2017

#Giveaway 5th Annual #HoHoHoHarlequinHolidayExtravaganza - Harlequin More Than Words



Hello everyone and welcome to my 5th Annual Ho Ho Ho Harlequin Holiday Extravaganza. This year I’d like to start by saying Happy Holidays and thank you to all my readers and blogger friends who make me laugh, make me cry and keep it real while giving me inspiration.
For the next two weeks there will be giveaways, recipes, holiday messages and a lot of holiday fun. Some giveaways are only US and some are open internationally so there’s something for everyone.
I’d also like to showcase my main sponsor of the holiday blog bash and the publisher it’s named for, Harlequin. You’ll learn all about Harlequin the company at the end of the bash but today I want to tell you about the philanthropic side of the publisher that makes the world go round and their More Than Words program.

So welcome again to day one of my holiday blog bash
Up tomorrow is Sarah Morgan with a holiday message and a #Giveaway open internationally
Enjoy!


Harlequin is sponsoring the following for the
Grand Prize #Giveaway
US & Canada Only
1 Graydon House Tote Bag
       1 On Second Thought Tote Bag
 1 Harlequin cup with straw
1 copy of each
A Snow Country Christmas by Linda Lael Miller
Miracle on Fifth Avenue by Sarah Morgan
House of Shadows by Nicola Cornick
Something Like Happy by Eva Woods
Christmastime Cowboy by Maisey Yates

Friday, December 8, 2017

Showcase - A-List by D.P. Lyle Oceanview Publishing

Today I'm excited to be showcasing D.P. Lyle's latest novel, #2 in his Jake Longly series. I love that cover!
Enjoy!

ISBN-13: 9781608092703
Publisher: Oceanview
Jake Longly #2
Release Date: 12-12-2017
Length: 320pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
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Overview:
Nothing is easy in The Big Easy
PI Jake Longly and Nicole Jamison head to New Orleans at the behest of Nicole's uncle, movie producer Charles Balfour, when his megastar, A-list actor Kirk Ford, awakens in his hotel bed with the body of Kristi Guidry, a local college coed. Ford, in the Big Easy for a location shoot, remembers little of the evening and nothing of the murder. And, to make matters worse, Kristi is the niece of a local mafioso-type who will do whatever is necessary to avenge her death. Balfour is losing money every day the filming is stalled—he needs his actor cleared, and quickly.

Surrounded by glitzy Hollywood stars and intimidated by seedy underworld characters, Jake and Nicole encounter nothing but obstacles. Something isn't right. The facts don't fit. Who would want Kristi dead? Why frame Kirk for the murder? Everyone has an opinion, including Kristi's friends and ex-boyfriend, the local homicide detectives, and a fortune-teller. The clock is ticking as Jake and Nicole struggle to decipher who's lying, who's telling the truth, and exactly who schemed to murder Kristi Guidry. Nothing is easy in The Big Easy.


Thursday, December 7, 2017

#Giveaway Showcase Blood Truth Matt Coyle

Today I'm showcasing Matt Coyle's latest, #4 in his Rick Cahill crime series Blood Truth.
Matt's publicists AuthorGuide is sponsoring a giveaway, details below.

Enjoy!


ISBN-13: 9781608092871
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Release Date: 12-5-2017
Length: 368pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
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Overview:

A hard-boiled PI novel for fans of Raymond Chandler, Ross MacDonald and Dashiell Hammett.

Rick Cahill has long feared the truth about his own blood—the blood of his father coursing through his veins.

When a long-hidden safe unlocks clues about why his father was kicked off the police force twenty-seven years ago and then spiraled into an early drunken death, Rick determines to find the truth even if it proves the one thing he's always feared.

But as he grapples with his father's past, the woman he still loves pleads with him to find out if her husband is having an affair—or is involved in something much more sinister. Could the truth send her back into Rick’s arms? Would he have a last shot at happiness?
He may never get the chance to find out, as killers who will do anything to protect their secrets lurk in the shadows.

Giveaway is for one print copy
Blood Truth
US ONLY
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Good Luck!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Showcase The Wicked Vampire by Kate Baxter The Last True Vampire Book #6

Today I'm showcasing Kate Baxter's #6 in her The Last True Vampire series, The Wicked Vampire (aren't they all) :)
Enjoy!

ISBN-13: 9781250125439m
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
The Last True Vampire #6
Release Date: 12-5-2017
Length: 384pp
Buy It: Amazon/ B&N/ Kobo/ IndieBound
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OVERVIEW:
He was one of the most feared creatures in the supernatural world, and yet, she was drawn to him unlike any other. His scent ignited her thirst. The sight of him drove her mad with want…

Lovers forever—or enemies to the death?
Sasha Ivanov was born to be wild. A vampire party girl, she stalks the L.A. clubs at night. Dancing. Drinking. Indulging her darkest appetites. Never sated, she’s always looking for more: more danger, more excitement, more blood. But when she enters a supernatural fight club—and is tethered to her mortal enemy—Sasha realizes she’s playing the most dangerous game of all…

Ewan BrĂșn was born to kill vampires. A powerful berserker and unbeaten champion, he doesn’t need a weapon to be deadly. He is the weapon. But when his soul becomes captive to the most beautiful vampire he’s ever seen, he is all but powerless. He cannot resist Sasha—and cannot fight his desires. Is their love strong enough to defeat the gathering forces of darkness that threatens to destroy them both?
The chemistry is electric.”
San Francisco Book Reviews on The Last True Vampire

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

#Giveaway Review Dark Winds Rising Interview with Mark Noce

Today on the blog I'm interviewing the amazing author of Dark Winds Rising a sequel to his debut Between Two Fires, these were both unforgettable reads and I knew I had to find out more about this master storyteller.
Mark's publisher St. Martin's Press is offering book 1, Between Two Fires as a giveaway. Details below.
Enjoy!



ISBN-13: 9781250072634
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Queen Branwen, Book 2
Release Date: 12-5-2017
Length: 304pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound
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OVERVIEW:
Mark Noce returns to Medieval Wales with Dark Winds Rising, his second book about the Braveheart-like Queen Branwen in this epic historical series.

Three years after uniting the Welsh to defeat the Saxons and settling down with her true love, Artagan, Queen Branwen finds her world once again turned upside down as Pictish raiders harry the shores of her kingdom. Rallying her people once more, she must face her most dangerous foe yet, the Queen of the Picts. Ruthless and cunning, the Pictish Queen turns the Welsh against each other in a bloody civil war.

All the while Branwen is heavy with child, and finds her young son’s footsteps dogged by a mysterious assassin who eerily resembles her dead first husband, the Hammer King. In the murky world of courtly intrigue, Queen Branwen must continually discern friend from foe at her own peril in the ever-shifting alliances of the independent Welsh kingdoms.

Branwen must somehow defeat the Picts and save her people before the Pictish Queen and the assassin destroy their lives from the inside out. Just as the Saxons threatened Branwen’s kingdom from the landward side of her realm in Between Two Fires, now the Picts threaten her domain from sea in this thrilling sequel. But she soon finds that the enigmatic Picts are unlike any foe she has faced before.

Mark Noce bases his novel on primary sources, as well as myths and legends that help bring the Dark Ages to life. Set in a time and era in which very little reliable written records or archeological remains have survived, the characters and some of the place names are fictional, but the physical environment, the historical details, and the saga of the Welsh people is very real.

This continuation of Branwen's story combines elements of mystery and romance with Noce's gift for storytelling.


The Giveaway is for one print copy
of 
Queen Branwen book 1
 
Between Two Fires US ONLY
Please use Rafflecopter form below to enter
Good Luck!
Click on the book to see my review

Monday, December 4, 2017

#Giveaway Showcase So Over You by Kate Meader Simon and Schuster blog tour

Today is my stop on the So Over You by Kate Meader blog tour.
Enjoy!

ISBN-13: 9781501168567
Publisher: Simon&Schuster/Pocket e-books
Chicago Rebels #2
Release Date: 12-4-2017
Length: 400pp
Buy It: Kindle/Nook/Kobo/Audible
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Overview:
Three estranged sisters struggle to sustain their late father’s failing hockey franchise in Kate Meader’s sizzling Chicago Rebels series. In this second entry, middle sister Isobel is at a crossroads in her personal and professional lives. But both are about to get a significant boost with the addition of a domineering Russian powerhouse to the Rebels...

Isobel Chase knows hockey. She played NCAA, won silver at the Games, and made it thirty-seven minutes into the new National Women’s Hockey League before an injury sidelined her dreams. Those who can’t, coach, and a position as a skating consultant to her late father’s hockey franchise, the Chicago Rebels, seems like a perfect fit. Until she’s assigned her first job: the man who skated into her heart as a teen and relieved her of her pesky virginity. These days, left-winger Vadim Petrov is known as the Czar of Pleasure, a magnet for puck bunnies and the tabloids alike. But back then... let’s just say his inability to sink the puck left Isobel frustratingly scoreless.

Vadim has a first name that means “ruler,” and it doesn’t stop at his birth certificate. He dominates on the ice, the practice rink, and in the backseat of a limo. But a knee injury has produced a bad year, and bad years in the NHL don’t go unrewarded. His penance? To be traded to a troubled team where his personal coach is Isobel Chase, the woman who drove him wild years ago when they were hormonal teens. But apparently the feeling was not entirely mutual.

That Vadim might have failed to give Isobel the pleasure that was her right is intolerable, and he plans to make it up to her—one bone-melting orgasm at a time. After all, no player can perfect his game without a helluva lot of practice...


Kate is giving away
a $25 Amazon Gift Card to
Celebrate So Over You
Go HERE to enter
Good Luck!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sophia Rose Reviews A Christmas Return by Anne Perry

I'm turning the blog over to Sophia Rose who's reviewing a historical holiday mystery by Anne Perry
Tell us all about A Christmas Return Sophia Rose!
Enjoy!


A Christmas Return by Anne Perry
#15 Christmas Stories
Historical Mysteries
Publisher:  Ballantine Books
Published:  11.7.17
ASIN:  B06X8YCKSC
Pages:  192
Rating: 4
Format: eARC
Source:  Net Galley
Sellers:  AmazonBarnes& Noble - Kobo
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Overview:
Tis the season of giving--and with this wonderful book, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry shares a brand-new holiday mystery filled with bygone relationships and hidden secrets.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

#GIVEAWAY Poison by Galt Niederhoffer - Q&A

Today I'm so excited to be featuring Galt Niederhoffer's just released thriller, Poison. I had the pleasure of reviewing this for RT Book Reviews Magazine and am adding that along with a Q&A provided by Galt's publisher St. Martin's Press. St. Martin's Press is also sponsoring a #giveaway of the book, details below.
Enjoy!


ISBN-13:  9781250085290
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Release Date: 11-21-2018
Length: 304pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Audible
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Overview:
Cass and Ryan Connor have achieved family nirvana. With three kids between them, a cat and a yard, a home they built and feathered, they seem to have the Modern Family dream. Their family, including Cass' two children from previous relationships, has recently moved to Portland —a new start for their new lives. Cass and Ryan have stable, successful careers, and they are happy. But trouble begins almost imperceptibly. First with small omissions and white lies that happen daily in any marital bedroom. They seem insignificant, but they are quickly followed by a series of denials and feints that mushroom and then cyclone in menace.
With life-or-death stakes and irreversible consequences, Poison is a chilling and irresistible reminder that the closest bond designed to protect and provide for each other and for children can change in a minute.

Giveaway is for one print copy of
Poison US ONLY
Please use Rafflecopter form below to enter
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Monday, November 27, 2017

#Giveaway Countdown by Carey Baldwin blog tour sponsored by Partners In Crime tours


Welcome to my stop on the Countdown by Carey Baldwin blog tour. Isn't it a great cover? Lounge around a while and learn more about it then be sure and enter for a chance to win a copy of Stolen by Carey Baldwin.
Enjoy!


Countdown

by Carey Baldwin

on Tour November 27 - December 31, 2017

Synopsis:


The next pulse-pounding Cassidy and Spenser thriller from USA Today bestselling author Carey Baldwin!

Don’t believe everything you see.
Special Agent Atticus Spenser and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Caitlin Cassidy are in Tahiti enjoying a much-needed break from the FBI when they spot newlyweds taking fun photos on the beach. But as the groom carries his bride deeper into the waves, Spense is positive he sees a flash of terror cross her face. All his instincts scream that this woman is in danger. Yet moments later, it’s the groom who has nearly drowned… and the bride has vanished, leaving a bloody wedding dress floating in her wake.
The authorities aren’t sure who to believe—the groom, who insists his wife tried to murder him… or her twin, who claims her sister must have acted in self-defense. Intrigued, Spense and Caity agree to help investigate. But when they discover that the missing bride is the daughter of a notorious confidence man, they begin to suspect that all is not what it seems. Now they’ll need to separate victim from villain, fact from fiction, truth from lie, to determine if there’s really a killer on the loose… or if it’s all one big con.


Book Details:

Genre: Mystery
Published by: Witness Impulse
Publication Date: November 28th 2017
Number of Pages: 352
ISBN: 0062495631 (ISBN13: 9780062495631)
Series: Cassidy & Spenser #5
Purchase Links: Amazon  | Barnes & Noble  | Goodreads 

Friday, November 24, 2017

7th Annual Black Friday Book Bonanza 11-24 thru 11-27


Black Friday Hop
Welcome to The Reading Frenzy’s Black Friday Hop post. Thanks to Reading Realityand Caffeinated Reviewer for co-hosting the hop. I hope you take time during your Black Friday shopping to visit all the blogs participating in the blog hop and you’ll find a list of participants at the end of the post, be sure and visit every one!
My Giveaway is for one print copy of
The Christmas Cowboy Hero
by Donna Grant  US ONLY
Please Use Rafflecopter form below to enter
Good Luck!
I really recommend this book to get you or anyone in the Christmas spirit!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

#Giveaway St. Martin's Press Unwrapped Holiday Bash - Hope At Christmas & Christmas in Kilts



Happy Thanksgiving US and welcome to day 4 and the last day of The SMP Unwrapped Holiday bash. Today I'm featuring Hope at Christmas by Nancy Naigle and the anthology Christmas in Kilts. Don't forget to enter the #GrandPrizeGiveaway that runs through Sunday.
Enjoy!!




Wednesday, November 22, 2017

#Giveaway St. Martin's Press Unwrapped Holiday Bash - A Season of You & With This Christmas Ring


Wellcome to day three of the SMP Unwrapped Holiday bash only one day left and the #Giveaway ends on Cyber Monday so don't miss out.
Today I'm featuring A Season of You by Emma Douglas and With This Christmas Ring by Manda Collins.

Enjoy!




Tuesday, November 21, 2017

#Giveaway St. Martin's Press Unwrapped Holiday Bash - Christmas at Two Love Lane & Deck the Halls


It's day two of the SMP Unwrapped Holiday Bash. Today I'm showcasing Christmas at Two Love Lane and Deck the Halls.
Don't forget to enter the #GrandPrizeGiveaway at the end of the post.

Enjoy!


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Overview:
The best gift of all is the one you share with someone else. . .
From the moment he strode through the iron gate and into the offices of Two Love Lane on a crisp December day, it was obvious that Deacon Banks was something different. He wasn’t a Charleston native, not with that adorable Yankee accent. And unlike the usual client at the elegant matchmaking agency, he had no interest in finding a woman to marry—just a few no-strings dates while he was in town.

Macy Frost takes her professional services very seriously—how could she not, when she’s rumored to be a direct descendant of Cupid? Tech entrepreneur Deacon says he’s just trying to make his social-climbing aunt happy by being seen out and about with a few prominent beauties, but Macy insists she can make her client fall in love…for real. And Deacon can’t help but think she might be right. As charming as the palmetto trees and magnificent harbor may be, it’s the beautiful, breath-of-fresh-air Macy who’s become Deacon’s favorite part of the scenery. But can the hopelessly romantic Southern belle stop trying to fix him up and just let Cupid do his work on her own heart?



Monday, November 20, 2017

#Giveaway St. Martin's Press Unwrapped Bash - The Christmas Cowboy Hero by Donna Grant



Welcome to this year's St. Martin's Press holiday bash called SMP Unwrapped all this week I'll be showcasing SMP holiday titles with author Q&As, showcases and even an RT review. St. Martin's Press is also sponsoring a #GrandPrizeGiveaway that includes the 4 featured novels available in print. Details below.
Today I'll be featuring Donna Grant's The Christmas Cowboy Hero
Enjoy and Happy Holidays!!!


ISBN-13:  9781250165428
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Heart of Texas #1
Release Date: 10-31-2017
Length: 320 pp
Buy It: Amazon/B&N/Kobo/IndieBound/Audible
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Overview:
New York Times bestselling author Donna Grant returns to Texas, where a small-town legend just might find the greatest gift of all in The Christmas Cowboy Hero..
’Tis the season for ex-Navy SEAL Clayton East to come home for the holidays—even if the mood at home is anything but festive. His father is ill. The East Ranch is in financial trouble. And now it’s on Clayton, the prodigal son, to make sure his family doesn’t lose everything.
Headstrong Abby Harper is like a mother to her younger brothers, who she’s helped raise since she was a teenager. Keeping them in line is no small task while she’s also working toward her college degree. And now that one of her brothers has been arrested for stealing cattle at the East Ranch, Abby is at her wits’ end. But there is a silver lining: Clayton East. He believes in second chances, and is willing to give one to her brother this Christmas. Letting beautiful Abby—and the inescapable longing in his heart—off the hook, however, is a whole ’nother story. Could it be that the woman of this local hero’s dreams has been back at home all along?

The SMP #GrandPrizeGiveaway
Includes one each of the following titles in print
US ONLY
The Christmas Cowboy Hero
Christmas At Two Love Lane
Hope At Christmas
A Season of You
This will be awarded to one entrant
Good Luck!!

Friday, November 17, 2017

A Step Into the Dark-Ollie Witt book 1 - Audible Review

Those who frequent these pages know I love Donna Augustine and her Urban Fantasy/Apocalyptic/Dystopic work which includes her Ollie Witt series. I had the pleasure of not only reading the book (which I reviewed back in March HERE). I'm happy to return to Ollie with an audible review of A Step Into The Dark.


A Step into the Dark: Ollie Wit, Book 1
UNABRIDGED
By Donna Augustine
Narrated By Angel Clark
Whispersync for Voice-ready
Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
Release Date: 08-10-17
Buy it: Amazon

Overview:


Ollie Wit is the strongest Shadow Walker born in decades, but it's a gift with a steep price. Walking in the Shadowlands can bring untold powers and spells, and even greater risks. Every step into that other world brings her closer to the monsters that have haunted her since a child, destroyed her family and wreaked havoc all around her. Kane knows Ollie is the key to getting the spell he needs and he's the answer to ending her torment. But it's a bargain that brings her closer to her own destruction. Even if she succeeds, will she be able to walk away from the newfound power that comes with walking in the Shadowlands?

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Showcase - Review - Dark Warrior books 7-10 by I. T. Lucas

If you're not living under a rock you know how much I've been enjoying listening to I.T. Lucas's Children of The Gods series. The Dark Warrior's books are the last of the ones available on audible. If you're looking for a new spin in the Fantasy genre, look no further.
Enjot!



Wednesday, November 15, 2017

#GIVEAWAY Showcase- Take Down - Interview with authors Harper St. George & Tara Wyatt

Welcome to my stop on the Take Down blog tour. Take Down is book two in Harper St. George & Tara Wyatt's Blood and Glory series.
Read our interview, learn a bit about the book and the series then enter for a chance to win a digital copy too! Details below.
Enjoy!


TAKE DOWN
The Blood and Glory series #2
Harper St. George and Tara Wyatt
Pocket Star EBook
November 13, 2017
ISBN 9781501170201
$4.99
Romance
Buy it Amazon-B&N-Kobo

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Overview:
MMA champion Gabriel “The Sandman” Maddox prefers to live his life quietly and intensely. He plays by the rules, respects the sport, and trains harder than any other fighter. It’s this unwavering focus that helps him block out the pain from a devastating loss in his past. He spends his days slaying his monsters in the octagon, and his evenings numbing himself with sexual conquests. With his painful baggage, he’s not looking for anything beyond his no-strings-attached lifestyle.

But journalist Megan Sinclair won’t leave him alone. She’s intensely drawn to Gabe from the moment she meets him, and wants to know more about the secretive man who both intrigues her and makes her heart race. As she gets to know the quiet, brooding fighter, she realizes that giving in to their intense chemistry could mend her scars. Will these two be able to heal each other, or will ghosts from the past keep them apart?


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Monday, November 13, 2017

Showcase A Pound Of Flesh by Alex Gray - Partners in Crime Blog Tour

A Pound of Flesh

by Alex Gray

on Tour November 6 - December 6, 2017

Synopsis:


In the depths of a freezing winter, Glasgow finds itself at the mercy of not one, but two serial killers

This is Detective Inspector Lorimer’s worst nightmare and beyond anything he’s faced in his many years on the force. Can he find a link between the brutal slaying of prostitutes in the back streets of the city and the methodical killing of several unconnected businessmen?
When the latest victim turns out to be a prominent Scottish politician, the media’s spotlight is shone on Lorimer’s investigation. Psychologist and criminal profiler Solly Brightman is called in to help solve the cases, but his help may be futile as they realize that someone on the inside is leaking confidential police information. Meanwhile two killers haunt the snowy streets and Lorimer must act fast, before they strike again…

Book Details:

Genre: Mystery & Detective
Published by: Witness Impulse
Publication Date: November 7th 2017
Number of Pages: 368
ISBN: 0062659227 (ISBN13: 9780062659224)
Series: DCI Lorimer #9
Purchase Links: Amazon  | Barnes & Noble  | Goodreads 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Sophia Rose Reviews - Dog Dish of Doom by EJ Copperman

Today I once again turn the blog over to Sophia Rose who has a catchy titled cozy in audible for us to learn about.
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Dog Dish of Doom by EJ Copperman
Narrated by Christy Romano
#1 Agent to the Paws
Cozy Mystery
Publisher:  Audible Studio
Published:  9.5.17
Time:  7 hours 44 minutes
ASIN: B07575TQP3
Rating: 4 Stars
Format: audio
Source:  Audible
Sellers: AmazonAudibleBarnes& Noble -            Kobo
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GoodReads Blurb:
Kay Powell wants to find that break-out client who will become a star. And she thinks she's found him: His name is Bruno, and he has to be walked three times a day.

Bruno's humans, Trent and Louise, butt in a lot, and Les McMaster, the famous director now mounting a revival of Annie, might not hire Bruno just because he can't stand Trent in particular.

That becomes less of an issue when Trent is discovered face down in Bruno's water dish. With a kitchen knife in his back.

Laugh-out-loud funny, this series debut is a delight.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

A Daughter's Promise by Fran Lewis Book Tour - A Partners in Crime Blog Tour

A Daughter's Promise by Fran Lewis on Tour October 1 - December 1, 2017

 

Synopsis:

This story is about a promise I made to my mother to take care of her through her Alzheimer’s disease nightmare. The book includes my mother’s own thoughts from her journal about her ordeals with the various stages of this debilitating and dehumanizing condition. Her outlook on life was remarkable, and although her mind began to wander, she never lost sight of who she was, her sense of humor, or her family. This is the story of someone whose courage went beyond what most people could endure, and whose never-dying zest for life kept her alive. I hope our story will help others in coping with this difficult and demanding affliction.

Book Details

Genre: Memoir
Published by: Edit Pros
Publication Date: July 2017
Number of Pages: 147
ISBN-10: 1937317404
ISBN-13: 978-1937317409
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