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COVER REVEAL: The Man I Can’t Have

The Man I Can’t Have by Shanora Williams Release Date: May 9th

 

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Blurb: It started as a simple search for a landscape designer… I wanted a beautiful backyard for my new home and my neighbors suggested I look into Ward Landscaping & Design.

The owner had no pictures of himself on his website, just a portfolio of nice outdoor sitting areas, pools, and vibrant gardens that I’d always dreamed of having.

Of course I hired him.

I expected to meet an average guy, but Mr. Marcel Ward is far from your average man. He’s handsome, and well-built, and his smile—though a rare trait—is truly infectious. He’s every woman’s dream—a handsome, older man who doesn’t mind getting down and dirty to create something beautiful all because of his passion for it.

Unfortunately that lucky woman can’t be me. Although Mr. Ward tests my limits, quickens my breath, and makes my heart skip a beat when he’s around, I’ve promised to devote myself to my husband. So why am I falling for a man I know I can’t have? What can you expect? – An Alpha Hero (who is a bit of an asshole 😉 ) – Super Steamy Scenes – An Adorable Beagle Puppy – SOOO MUCH ANGST

 

About the Author: Shanora Williams is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who loves writing about flawed heroes and resilient heroines. She is a believer that love outweighs all, but doesn’t have a problem making her characters fight for their happily ever after.

She currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina and is the mother of two amazing boys, has a fiercely devoted and supportive husband, and is a sister to eleven.

When she isn’t writing, she’s spending time with her family, binge reading, or running marathons on Netflix while scarfing down chocolate chip cookies.

   

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COVER REVEAL: Pretty Lies, Ugly Truths Duet

Duet Title: Pretty Lies, Ugly Truths Duet
Titles: Sweet Poisons & Sick Remedies 
Author: Natalie Bennett
Genre: Dark New Adult Romance
Cover Design: Jay Aheer
RELEASE DATE: MAY 14, 2019
Rhett Sullivan
Mysterious boy painted in shades of red.
Nova Markov
Eccentric girl dripping in sunshine.
He was the type mothers warned their little girls about—a cocky, rich asshole with a pretty smile, unapologetically insane and wild.
I was the type guys like him usually ignored—a free spirit who hid my crazy beneath an odd good girl facade and the art hanging on my studio walls.
We were opposites in every way but one, and we collided like two runaway trains that never had a chance of stopping.
What blossomed between us, our ‘relationship,’ was maniacal.
We were stuck in a cycle of madness.
Rhett Sullivan became a bittersweet poison I couldn’t get enough of.
In the end, that’s what destroyed me.
Because in the end?
Our love was nothing but a lie.
**The Pretty Lies, Ugly Truths Duet is a sordid New Adult romance with various graphicly dark themes. **
RELEASE DATE: MAY 28, 2019
BLURB COMING MAY 21, 2019
Natalie Bennett is the creator of erotic stories that always come with a warning label. She writes about depraved alpha a**holes and women that love to hate them. Her books don’t follow any specific tropes, have no set word counts, and tend to deviate from traditional HEA’s.
When she isn’t in front of her computer she’s spending time with her husband and their three little boys.
Natalie is an avid fan of caramel frappes, horror movies, Shameless, and of course, reading.
You can find Natalie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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NEW: The Deal by Natalie Wrye




Title: The Deal
Series: Manhattan Nights #3
Author: Natalie Wrye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 24, 2019



Blurb

Every city hides a few sins.

In Manhattan, what I did to Jesse Somerset was mine.

Five years ago, I spent the night with my brother’s best friend.

Only he doesn’t know it.

Now he’s back in my life. In need of a phony wife.

And I know I’m going to sin again…








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“Jesse, wait,” she breathes. “What are we doing here?”

I don’t hesitate. “What every soon-to-be married man and woman would do.”

She closes her eyes slowly, opening them again with a sigh. “But we’re not married. We’re not actually engaged. We’re not anything.”

“Don’t say that,” I almost bark. “We’re not ‘not anything.’”

Her stare narrows. “Then what are we?”

“I don’t know what you are,” I confess. “But I’m a man who can’t keep his hands off you. Who might die if he has to spend another second not doing to you all the things he’s dreamed…”



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Natalie Wrye is a tequila connoisseur, Game of Thrones addict and author best known for writing twisty, steamy bedtime reads.

A Jersey Girl whose books have been featured on USA Today’s HEA and PopSugar, when she’s not obsessing over a new Netflix series or yelling at college basketball games on TV, she’s usually crafting sexy stories about hard-bodied, alpha males and the strong-willed women who crave them.

She loves it when people get weird with her on Facebook, NatalieWrye.com or NatalieWrites@NatalieWrye.com.


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TOUR: Her Submission by Lisa Renee Jones

The second and final book in the Dirtier Duet by Lisa Renee Jones.
Abbie swore that she was done with rich, powerful men. They’ve hurt her. They’ve hurt her mother, who she will do anything to protect. She’s done playing the submissive. She’s ready to fight back. The problem is that Gabe Maxwell is one of those rich, powerful men and he refuses to be ignored. He’s in her path and she can’t seem to steer clear of him. He wants her. She wants him. But it’s not that simple. There is more to her story, more than Gabe knows, but then, there is more to Gabe’s story than Abbie knows, too.
“What do you want, Abbie?” Gabe demands, tearing his mouth from mine. “Say it. I need you to be clear. What do you want? But be careful what you ask for. You’ll get it.” “More,” I say, twisting my hands in his T-shirt. “More of you, Gabe. All of you.” He slides his hands under my leggings, palming my backside I left bare in the rush to take out Dexter. “More doesn’t get you a nice, funny guy, Abbie.” “Thank fuck for that. Show me. Stop hiding. Stop trying to be only what you think I want, Gabe. Stop trying to be less than you are because that makes us less than we can be.” “And if you can’t handle who I am?” I’m on fire now, poking the bear and I can’t hold back. “And you’re afraid to find out. Is fear all I make you feel?” His mouth suddenly crashes down on mine once more, his tongue pressing past my teeth, his kiss demanding, angry. He’s pissed. At me. At himself, I think, and that’s what I want to know. That’s the part of him I want to understand, I want to demand he show me. “Get undressed,” he orders, setting me back from him, crossing his arms in front of that broad perfect chest of his. My chin lifts in defiance, in refusal to allow him to intimidate me. Maybe he wants me to think he’s a monster like Kenneth. Maybe that should even piss me off but it doesn’t. It challenges me. I pull my shirt over my head and toss it aside. “See?” I say. “Sometimes I even follow orders.” I unhook my bra, shrugging it away, exposing my naked breasts, the cold air puckering my nipples. “I must be very, very afraid of you.” I toe off my shoes and peel away my leggings, no panties to fret with. I’m not wearing any. Naked now but for socks, I’m not messing with, I close the small space between us and stand in front of him. “Or maybe I was right. You’re the one who’s afraid.” He catches my hip and drags me to him. “You’re playing with fire.” “Stop warning me away and pulling me back. Choose, Gabe. All in, remember? Or is that code for only if it’s me?” His jaw clenches, his gaze lowering, raking over my naked breasts, and I can’t explain it, but I’m more naked right now, in this moment, with this man, than I’ve ever been before. “All in, Abbie. That’s what you want? That’s what you’ll get.” He backs me up and presses my hands on the bar behind me and at my sides. He shackles my hips, and pulls me forward, forcing me to use them to hold myself up. “Keep your hands there,” he orders. “If you move them, I’ll punish you.” Heat rushes through me but there is no fear. I don’t fear this man the way I feared Kenneth. I will never fear Gabe. I damn sure don’t fear the thick bulge of his erection pressing against my belly. “Punish me?” I challenge. “How would you punish me, Gabe?” “You still haven’t been properly spanked, now have Abbie?” “You spanked me, remember?” “That was a love pat, remember? A spanking” he adds, most likely for effect, as he’s watching me with hooded eyes. “My hands on your pretty little ass. My cock buried inside you while I make it burn.” His hand on my ass. Spanking me. His eyes lower to my mouth, linger with a promise of a kiss I crave but that doesn’t come, his gaze lifting with his own challenge. “Are you scared now?” “If that’s the goal, it’s safe to say that you failed. I’m pretty sure what’s going on with me right now, can not be described as fear. Are you scared?” I expect him to laugh or balk but he doesn’t. He leans in close, his lips at my ear, “From the day I met you, baby. From the day I met you.” He pulls back to look at me, blue eyes lit up and like fires in a forest, they burn a path through me. “And you’re right. I am pushing you. Right here. Right now. Don’t move.”
HIS DEMAND (book one) – Available Now
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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series.
In addition to the success of Lisa’s INSIDE OUT series, she has published many successful titles. The TALL, DARK AND DEADLY series and THE SECRET LIFE OF AMY BENSEN series, both spent several months on a combination of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists. Lisa is also the author of the bestselling WHITE LIES and LILAH LOVE series.
Prior to publishing Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by the Dallas Women’s Magazine. In 1998 Lisa was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.
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NEW: Beauty and the Professor by Skye Warren

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Once upon a time there was a beautiful college student… And a beastly professor with scars he can’t hide…

Beauty and the Professor, the first in A Modern Fairy Tale duet from New York Times bestselling author Skye Warren, is available now!

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Once upon a time there was a beautiful college student…

Erin cleans Mr. Morris’s house twice a week to pay her tuition. The reclusive ex-soldier intimidates her, but she can’t help but feel sympathy for him. Then she walks in on him touching himself, and she has much darker, much more sensual feelings.

And a beastly professor with scars he can’t hide…

Blake Morris knows he’s scarred both inside and out. He’s reclusive and surly. Nowhere near good enough for the smart and beautiful young woman who cleans his house.

He receives an offer to return to his alma mater as an associate professor. This is his chance to reenter the world–and to be worthy of the woman he dreams about. He never expected to see her sitting in his classroom on the first day of the semester.

Author’s Note: This book was previously published as a serial in multiple parts, including Beauty Touched the Beast, Beneath the Beauty, and Broken Beauty. It’s been collected into this volume to make things easier for new readers.

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BEAUTY AND THE PROFESSOR is the first book in A Modern Fairy Tale duet.

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FALLING FOR THE BEAST is the second book in A Modern Fairy Tale duet.

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About Skye Warren

Skye Warren is the New York Times bestselling author of dangerous romance such as the Endgame trilogy. Her books have been featured in Jezebel, Buzzfeed, USA Today Happily Ever After, Glamour, and Elle Magazine. She makes her home in Texas with her loving family, sweet dogs, and evil cat.

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NEW: Axeviathon

Axeviathon – Son of Dragons
Tessa Dawn
(A Pantheon of Dragons Novel)
Publication date: April 22nd 2019
Genres: Adult, Fantasy

As an immortal mercenary and all-around badass, Axeviathon Saphyrius has spent the last two centuries in service to a fearsome dragon lord, while biding his time awaiting his fated female – the one woman he is destined to claim and love.

He never expected to be cast into a nightmare fraught with shadow-walkers, sin-eaters, and lethal pagan enemies – he never expected his chosen mate to be up to her eyeballs in the same malevolent cult or to be used as an unwitting pawn in an epochs-old rivalry. So when his amulet heats up and her eyes turn sapphire blue, he knows he is in for a wild ride. This won’t be an ordinary claiming.

Amber Carpenter’s life may as well have been cursed. From her rocky upbringing in the foster-care system to her terrifying abduction at age fifteen by a ruthless pack of thugs, she has learned to play the hand life deals her. And somewhere along the way, she has even made peace with her tragic fate.

When a gorgeous, yet savage warrior strolls up to her teller line in King’s Castle Credit Union, Amber knows right away that something is wrong…

The way he looks at her…

The way he approaches her…

The fact that he already knows her name.

And his unnatural, hypnotic eyes—raven-black pupils surrounded by sapphire irises, a hidden fire blazing in their depths.

Amber knows he’ll be back.

When the savage demands of a dragyri male collide with the tragic misfortune of a human woman’s life, a race against time begins, and two very different worlds erupt into fire, passion, and devastation.

AXEVIATHON – SON OF DRAGONS

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Author Bio:

Tessa Dawn grew up in Colorado, where she developed a deep affinity for the Rocky Mountains. After graduating with a degree in psychology, she worked for several years in criminal justice and mental health before returning to get her master’s degree in nonprofit management.

Tessa began writing as a child and composed her first full-length novel at the age of eleven. By the time she graduated high-school, she had a banker’s box full of short-stories and novels. Since then, she has published works as diverse as poetry, greeting cards, workbooks for kids with autism, and academic curricula. Her Dark Fantasy/Gothic Romance novels represent her long-desired return to her creative-writing roots and her passionate flair for storytelling.

Fifteen books later, Tessa now has readers in over 100 countries, and her novels have reached #1 bestselling status, eighteen times. Her personal author-ranking has climbed to #2 in Horror and #11 in both Fantasy and Paranormal, placing her on the Amazon charts next to two of her favorite authors: Stephen King and Sherrilyn Kenyon.

Tessa currently splits her time between the Colorado suburbs and mountains, but she hopes to one day move to the country where she can own horses and what she considers “the most beautiful creature ever created” — a German shepherd.

Writing is her bliss.

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Resources for new and aspiring book bloggers

You’ve decided you want to be a book blogger. Great! But where do you start? There are so many considerations that we’ll go into in future posts, but in the meantime, I want to share with you my top resources for book blogging. I will regularly update this post as I find new, tried, tested and Summers-approved resources and contacts.

Blogging and Reviewing

The first thing you’ll need to do is create your platform. To start with, this doesn’t need to be anything special—just a blog to post reviews and promos for your chosen reads. You’ll also need to sign up to be able to post reviews on other platforms to really support authors.

PR Companies

You’ll want to be signed up to a number of book promo companies to ensure you’re receiving all the latest book review and promo opportunities. There are loads of these around, so I’m sharing with you my tried and tested favourites that consistently deliver opportunities that interest me.

Branding

A professional logo is a must, and, eventually, a professionally-designed website will be on the horizon for you. Mine is currently being built as I write this, and I can’t wait to share it with you.

Equipment

The minimum is downloading the Kindle app on your phone or tablet, but, ideally, you’ll want to invest in an e-reader. I use the Kindle Paperwhite and I swear by it—it also means that I can’t get distracted as I know I would on a tablet/phone. A Kindle case will protect your purchase from scratches and damage if you’re lugging it about everywhere.

Marketing

Of course, you’ll need to sign your blog up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to join the thriving book community.

Once you’re set up and posting and reviewing regularly, how do you get people to actually view your blog? My favourite marketing podcast is Chalene Johnson’s Build Your Tribe, which delivers regular content in easily digestible portions.

I also recommend joining the Book Blogger Support Group on Facebook, a community of like-minded people who help each other out, and one of the only book blogging groups not overrun with promotion.

I’d love to know your thoughts—is there anything I’ve missed or anything you can recommend? Let me know in the comments!