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Friday, October 24, 2014

Kairos by KJ Coakley ~ Cover Reveal ~ Smexy Fab Four blog tour ~


What if the enticing man who has just seized your every sense enlightens you to realms beyond our dimension? Can that spark of love withstand a war to protect mankind?Kairos: An Enmortals Series Novel by K. J. Coakley is the spellbinding novel that reveals that the deepest love need not be confined to the trappings of one world.

The first in a series of adult paranormal romances, Kairos swirls in mankind, magic, and mythology as it chronicles the first blush of yearning between Sulwen Macgregor, a shy and sheltered college senior, and Logan Thatcher, a mesmerizing former playboy with arresting good looks, an offbeat sense of humor, and an ironclad moral code. When the two meet, Sulwen has no inkling that she soon will embark on an odyssey that not only exposes Logan as other than mortal, but uncovers astonishing aspects of her own being as well.

As Logan saves Sulwen from fast-approaching peril, the two must discover if their love is truly without bounds and strong enough to fend off adversaries far more craven than they ever could fathom. With wild imagination, otherworldly passion, and heart-pumping action, Kairos goes where no human being has dared, all in the name of love.




Reviews:
“This book was an awesome start to a interesting series. The thought of one blood line being cursed, all to show that some loves, while all consuming and never ending, are ill-fated. Sulwen and Logan have such a love, but I for one hope that their story is just getting started. If you are into the paranormal and are wanting a new series to read, check this one out.”
“Excellent story line. I love the relationship between Sulwen and Logan. The passion between them jumps off the pages. This was definitely a page turner, and I can’t wait for the next installment in this series!”






Author K. J. Coakley lives a life where she plays many roles…as most women do when they are a wife, mother, and caretaker of two rowdy dogs. But when she’s not working her nine to five gig, or spending time with her family, she can be found glued to her laptop where she loves to create worlds with sexy alpha males and brazen heroines. She is also an avid fan of heavy metal and rock music, and regularly attends music festivals.
Coakley received an Associate degree in Business Administration from Walters State Community College, and a Bachelor of Business Management degree from East Tennessee State University. Her debut novel Kairos is the inaugural installment of a new paranormal romance series.
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Deconstructing Lila By Shannon Leigh ~ Sizzling PR ~

Deconstructing Lila
By Shannon Leigh


She’ll bring him to his knees…
Preservationist Lila Gentry returns to her small Texas hometown to restore the famous Chisholm Trail whorehouse where her great-great-grandmother was a madam in the 1880s. On her agenda is winning back Jake, the one that got away. But how do you rope a man who doesn't want to be wrangled?
Jake lives by one creed: Keep it simple. His ex showing up in town complicates his life and makes him think about things he'd rather forget.
When Lila's restoration project is threatened before it even begins, she turns to Jake for help. Working together stirs up old feelings, but while Lila and Jake always sizzle between the sheets—or wherever the moment takes them—it will involve some sweet-talking and finesse to bring these two together. 

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Excerpt: 

“Jake. Sweetie.” Her blue eyes shone with sharp-edged emotion. “I know you’re not stupid. You may want uncompli- cated, but when has life ever served up that particular dish? I for one have never had it easy. It’s always messy, in-your-face complex. I gotta deal with it. So I suggest you learn to handle it, too. Because I’m not going anywhere.”
Jake held his breath until her hand dropped away. He let it out in a long push as she stepped to the driver’s-side door and climbed inside.
It dawned on him she planned to boil his blood and then leave him stranded in the post office parking lot. Despite better judgment—not that he had ever possessed such a thing—he shrugged and figured what the hell?”

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Author Bio: 

Growing up in Hell’s Back Forty, Shannon Leigh developed a fierce loyalty to all things Texas and pledged to share the romance of small town dance halls and the flavor of brisket BBQ with readers.  Currently, she lives in Fort Worth with an extensive cowboy boot collection, a red and white, ’67 Chevy pickup and a mission to find the best taco stands in the city.
She’s been writing since Jesus was a small boy, but recently found a home with the uber wonderful folks at Entangled Publishing.
When she’s not writing fiction, she writes features for local magazines, sells real estate, and runs around with a particular 11 year old known as “The Boy.”

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Dream Across Time by C.R. MOSS ~Raritan Manor Ranch ~ Bridging the Gap Promotions ~ Giveaway


Dream Across Time
Raritan Manor Ranch, 1
by C.R. MOSS

Giveaway:   A signed PDF, reader's choice, of one of my Wild West stories, either Wild West WeekendWild West Hauntings or Wild West Promise. Please use the RaffleCopter below to enter. 

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A woman in love. A ghost in need. A man
possessed.

Evelyn Sheridan is in love with Raritan Manor Ranch’s resident ghost, Quinn, but can only experience his embrace in her dreams.

Quinn VanAlder, who doesn’t realize he’s a ghost, loves Eve and wishes she’d stop saying they can’t be together.

While at the ranch, Alex VanAlder arrives for a visit, and Evelyn’s hopes rise. Perhaps she will be able to have a real relationship after all. Alex, though, has no
interest in Evelyn. Yet, every time the house cat, Myrddin, comes around, Alex
feels like a man possessed and wants Eve with a passion.

Caught between loving a ghost and putting up with a man who can’t make up his mind, Evelyn is at a loss. Can the magic of the ranch help Evelyn to stop being
caught between two worlds?

Publisher: Evernight Publishing
Genres: Paranormal, Time Travel, Erotic Romance
Heat Level: 3   ~   Word
Count: 32, 880
ISBN: 978-1-77233-067-0


Editor: Tricia Kristufek  ~  Cover
Artist: Sour Cherry Designs

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Buy Links:  

ARe   Bookstrand   EvernightPublishing   Amazon   Find C.R. Moss on B&N

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Excerpt:

A deep, warm laugh rumbled from him.
“You think it’s funny that I’m going nuts?” She placed her hands on her hips and glared at him over the horse’s back.
Quinn moved around the horse. “You are not going insane.”
As Quinn took another step toward her, she took a step back.
“That’s what Julie says. I’m not convinced, though.”
With every step she took, Quinn matched it. In a deep, sultry voice he uttered, “My beautiful, intelligent Evelyn, your mind is very sound.”
Her butt hit the building. Standing in a pile of broken hay stalks, her gaze fixed on Quinn’s eyes, and her breaths came in short rasps. Her mind didn’t feel sound at all, neither did her body. Pulse racing, heart
pounding against her chest, she seemed in the midst of losing control. All her senses heightened until colors were brighter. She looked past Quinn at the gentle slopes of the mountain range nearby and the deep blue sky. He stood an inch before her. She breathed in his musky, masculine scent. Her clothes tightened and scratched against her sensitive skin. Though under a warm sun, a shiver raked her body. How could a man rob her of control, of her senses?
Quinn placed his hands on the building, trapping her between his arms. “Tell me,” his husky voice whispered in her ear. “What has gotten you so bothered you think you are going crazy?”
The heat radiating between their close bodies sent ripples of desire through her. She shuddered.
“Well?”
“You,” she whispered in return, not meeting his gaze. “These dreams. They’re interrupting my life. I’m letting my relationship with you interfere with everything I do when I’m awake. Any good psychiatrist would have
a field day with me.” Evelyn paused, took a deep breath to calm her excited body.
Since he towered over her by at least a foot, she talked to his chest. The white shirt, pulled taut over his front, showed the outlines of his well-defined muscles. She wanted to touch them. Evelyn clenched her fists
at her sides, taking in another deep breath, and looked up. “It’s gotten to the point where Julie thinks I’m in love—”
“Are you?” Quinn interrupted, a hint of pleading tainted his voice.
His question caught her off guard. She hadn’t thought about the possibility of love, of discussing their feelings for each other. She didn’t answer, and her lack of response brought an expression of sadness to
Quinn’s features. She cared for him, but love? How could she love someone who wasn’t real, someone who existed before her birth? Someone who’s a ghost?
Quinn turned his back to her. “I thought… never mind.”
The misery in his voice pinged at her soul. “Quinn.” She put a hand on his shoulder to halt him from leaving. “I’m sorry. I can’t love you. You’re not real.”
His body tensed beneath her fingers. Quinn turned back to her and her hand fell to his chest. He held it there. “Damn it, Evelyn. Stop talking nonsense. I am real.”
She couldn’t deny that fact. His hands were warm. His heart beat strong and steady. Her eyes widened and she gazed up into his passion-filled gaze. She wished she wasn’t dreaming. “Let me show you how real I am.” His lips descended onto hers.
All the blood rushed from her head and her knees weakened.
She leaned into his body for support. His arms wrapped around her. Every nerve fired at his touch. His lips parted and his tongue coaxed her mouth open. Too dazed to resist, she copied his motions, and the gentle
kiss blazed into a raging fire. Their mouths, hot and hungry, moved against each other’s in perfect harmony. Evelyn’s arousal gained momentum. She swirled her tongue against his in wild abandon, learning the sweet taste of him. Digging her fingers into his shoulders, she held on to the moment for dear life.

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Author Bio:
An eccentric and eclectic writer, C.R. Moss pens stories for the mainstream and erotic romance markets, giving readers Worlds of Possibilities.

More about C.R. Moss: 
So what does she write? She writes stories from the light and sweet to the dark and deadly with varying degrees of sexual heat. Writing
as C.R. Moss gives her and her muses the freedom to explore worlds of
possibilities when it comes to love. And where does the tag line “Love &
Lust in the Wild West” fit in? Well, for one, she lives in NV. Two, her stories take place, either in part or in full, in and around the Las Vegas area. In fact, even this website sports “a look of home.” The background picture was taken in an area just a few miles west of Las Vegas and happens to be the inspiration for the setting of the Double D Ranch Tales saga. She also has a passion for penning dark fiction. Writing under the name Casey Moss allows her to slate other stories under Horror ~ Paranormal ~ Suspense ~ Thriller ~ Urban Fantasy.  Visit: http://caseymossbooks.com/

Author Links:
~ Website: http://crmoss.com

Come see C. Moss & other wonderful authors at http://www.hotmojaveknights.com
October 2015!

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My Little People A Social Worker's Journey By Annie Brown ~Giveaway

 My Little People A Social Worker's Journey
By Annie Brown


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About The Book


frontWhen facing terminal illness the shock of the news that there are no more medical treatments (chemo or radiation) only comfort measures available can turn your world upside down. Hospice? What is that? Many people have never heard of the word or if they have it has been presented in a negative light.

Annie Brown writes as a hospice social worker giving informative information for patients, caregivers, healthcare professional, and social workers who might have an interest in working in the field of hospice. What services hospice provides for patients, grief issues, emotional support, and resources are discussed in an easy to understand fashion. Annie also shares some stories from her experiences that will touch your heart.

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About The Author

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My name is Annie Clara Brown. I am from Alexander City, Alabama and currently reside in Sylacauga, Alabama. I am passionate about serving my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I serve as a licensed minister and secretary at my local church. I am definitely family oriented and enjoy spending quality time with my children, grandchildren and great-grand child.

My professional skills and areas of expertise include providing emotional support and grief support to patients and their families. My professional title is Medical Social Worker at Lakeside Hospice, Inc. in Pell City Alabama, where one of my qualifications is individualized psycho-social care for each family. I received my Masters in Social Work from the University of Alabama with a Concentration in children, adolescents, and families. My interests include working with veterans who suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) as well as being an avid reading. I recently joined the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) became certified to teach Family to Family.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Gamble & The Player Behind Closed Doors ~ By Lisa Renee Jones ~ Cover Reveal ~

Presents
COVER REVEAL:
Behind Closed Doors: The Gamble &
Behind Closed Doors:  The Player
By Lisa Renee Jones



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Behind Closed Doors:  The Player
(Inside Out 0.1)

Blurb
Skye's friend Ella convinces her to go Auction Hunting with her. While Ella scores a unit with Rebecca's Journals that she later gives to Sara in the first chapter of IF I WERE YOU, Skye buys a unit of her own where she finds a key to a locker. And what she finds inside will lead her to mystery, danger, and passion.

RELEASE DATE: December 29, 2014
Add to your TBR at: http://bit.ly/1wrIAgj

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Behind Closed Doors:  The Gamble
(Inside Out 0.2)

Blurb
Skye's story continues...

More information coming soon!

RELEASE DATE:  TBD

Add to your TBR at: http://bit.ly/ZLZo4S

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SERIES READING ORDER & SALE LINKS

If I Were You (bk 1)

Being Me (bk 2)

Revealing Us (bk 3)

His Secrets (bk 3.1)

Rebecca's Lost Journals (bk 3.2 and includes The Master Undone bk 3.3)

My Hunger (bk 3.2)

No In Between (bk 4)

My Control (bk 4.1)

I Belong to You

All of Me
Amazon PRE-ORDER 2/2/2015: http://amzn.to/1tGCh9R
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About the Author:

lisa renee jones bio.jpgNew York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT SERIES, and is now in development by Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland) for cable TV. In addition, her Tall, Dark and Deadly series and The Secret Life of Amy Bensen series, both spent several months on a combination of the NY Times and USA Today lists.

Watch the video on casting for the INSIDE TV Show HERE

Since beginning her publishing career in 2007, Lisa has published more than 40 books translated around the world. Booklist says that Jones suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann.

Prior to publishing, Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.

Lisa loves to hear from her readers. You can reach her at on her website and she is active on twitter and facebook daily.


Spy Fall by Diana Quincy ~ Regency Spymasters #1 ~ Release Day Blitz ~ Review ~



Spy Fall
 by Diana Quincy

Release Day Blitz Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Blurb:

When a fiery French parachutist lands on a drunken Lord Cosmo Dunsmore, he surmises she’s an angel sent from above. But is she a spy after something far more sinister than his debauched soul? 

A fearless parachutist is out of her depth … 

Mari Lamarre is gaining fame for her daring aeronautic endeavors, but her riskiest adventure begins when she collides with the darkly charismatic son of the Marquess of Aldridge. If her mission succeeds, Cosmo’s father will be ruined. 

A rakehell falls for a dangerous woman … 

Surrendering to a fierce passion, the two embark on a torrid affair, even as Cosmo vows to protect his family at all costs. But in doing so, will he risk losing the captivating beauty who’s swept into his life and made off with his heart?

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Author Bio:


Diana Quincy is an award-winning former television journalist who decided she’d rather make up stories where a happy ending is always guaranteed. Diana’s reporting background is probably the reason many of her books are inspired by true-life events.
Growing up as a foreign service brat, Diana visited many countries and is now settled in Virginia with her husband and two sons. When not bent over her laptop or trying to keep up with  laundry, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family and dreams of traveling much more than her current schedule (and budget) allows.


Social Media Links: 

Website: http://www.dianaquincy.com/
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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DianaQuincyRomance
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/dianaquincy/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7045151.Diana_Quincy


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Buy Link: 
Amazon Exclusive for the first six months 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NTBDWZ2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=211189&creative=373489&creativeASIN=B00NTBDWZ2&link_code=as3&tag=revibycrys-20&linkId=DQAEGTFZIEK4EG3F


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Excerpt:

They reached the hot air balloon, where a stable groom stood waiting to assist her. She stooped to untie one of the thick cables tethering the contraption to the ground. 

“What I have in mind will give you great pleasure,” she said quietly.

His inky eyes went alert. “Is that so?”

“Release that cable, if you please,” she called to the groom.

He tipped his cap. “Yes, miss.” And proceeded to do just that.

Gesturing toward the other cable, she said to Cosmo. “Untie that, will you?”

“Whatever for?” He glanced at it before frowning back in her direction. “If you completely untether it, the balloon will fly away, as you well know.”

“Exactly.” She leapt into the wicker boat. “Allons. Let us go.”

“Go where? You want me to go up in that?” He took a step back. “I most certainly will not.”

She leaned over the edge of the gondola. “Pour le plaisir, remember?”

Shaking his head, he backed away. Switching to French so the groom wouldn’t understand, he said, “This is most assuredly not the sort of pleasure I meant.”

“You can show me what you do have in mind,” she said in the same language, as she bent over to retrieve and throw sand-filled ballasts out of the gondola.

“Come away from there and I gladly will.”

“I prefer that you come in here.” She offered him the most wickedly sensual smile in her feminine arsenal.

He blinked. Then swallowed. “Angel, you will be the death of me.”

“Perhaps just a little death.”

He narrowed his eyes at her. La petite mort was the French term for the peak of sensual pleasure. “Is that a naughty French reference? Or are you teasing me?”

She laughed aloud, exhilarated at the thought of soaring into the clouds with him. “You shall have to fly with me to find out.”

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Review: 

I have had the pleasure of reading three or four books by Diana Quincy now and I have really enjoyed each one. Spy Fall has a great plot and interesting characters that certainly had no trouble keeping my attention. There is mystery, romance, a few twist and turns, and plenty of drama. All of the wonderful things I enjoy reading about.

Lord Cosmo Dunsmore is a bad boy. He enjoys all the sins of the life and has no problem finding a willing woman to warm his bed at night. When a beautiful woman falls into his world he quickly questions how and why she is there. When I first started reading this book my opinion of Cosmo wasn't very high at all. However, the more I really had a chance to get to know him, I found I really did like him. He has been through a dramatic situation that changed his life. He just doesn't quite know how to deal with the grief. 

Mari Lamarre, oh my goodness, where do I start with this lady. I LOVED her! She is fun, sassy, and has no problem putting everyone in their place or flirting her way into finding out what she wants to know. This lady was a lot of fun to get to know. I enjoyed her adventure side with her jumping from the hot air balloons. She really is a very smart lady and very good at her side line of spying. 

I have to admit I was afraid what she was going to find out. The more I read I just did not know who might be the bad guy. Well was I in for a shock when I did find out. No sorry, I will not tell you who it was. That would so totally ruin this awesome book for you. My suggestion would be to go grab it now. 

I enjoy laughing when I read and Mari and some of her actions and reactions to things sure did add some humor to the story. I really did enjoy watching her and Cosmo getting to know each other. These two have a deep and HOT attraction but they can also disagree with each other quite well. 

I have to say I really enjoy Diana Quincy story telling style. She has a way of captivating my attention and hanging on to it. I can't wait to see what she has in store for us in the next book in the Regency Spymasters series. I will be anxiously awaiting it's release. 

I was given the opportunity to read this great book so that I may share my thoughts with you. As always it has been my great pleasure to share  my thoughts with you on Spy Fall

You may find more of my reviews on Diana Quincy's work here.