Being able to stand on your own two feet, sometimes requires getting knocked off them completely…
McKenzie “Kenzie” Lane is newly graduated from college and looking forward to a dream internship she has lined up for the summer in LA. Unfortunately, her controlling mother has other plans.
Colby Singer, with his hot-as-sin looks and wicked charm, is never without attention from the ladies. Despite suspecting how Kenzie feels about him, he’s always kept her comfortably off-limits since she’s the baby sister of one of his best friends. But when he’s determined to distract her temporarily from the stress of her mother’s ultimatum, deciding to show her some fun, he quickly finds that keeping her in the friend zone is not as easy as he’d hoped.
Once Kenzie realizes this may be her last opportunity to gauge her long-time crush’s true feelings, she puts it all out there in the form of a bet. It’s the perfect idea for her perfect man.
Until he isn’t.
Will a dose of reality lead to true love? Or will it crash and burn before it can even get started?
Full Length Standalone book with no cliffhanger. Third book of the “Something Series”Recommended for mature readers due to situations of language, and sexual content.
Aubrey Bondurant loves to read, write and travel. When she isn’t working full time or spending time with her family, she puts her fingers to keyboard and crafts a story.
As a former member of the military, she’s passionate about veteran charities and giving back to the community.
Her writing style is a combination of chick lit and erotic romance or “smutty chick lit” as she calls it. The “Something Series” will consist of 5 books. The first one, Tell Me Something came out in June 2015. The second book, Ask Me Something will be out in November 2015.
Dark Mafia Prince by New York Times bestselling author, Annika Martin is LIVE!
Don’t look at me like that. So trusting.
Like you think I’m not a monster.
Like I won’t wrap your hair in my fist and bend you to my will.
Like I won’t sacrifice you, piece by piece, to save my brother.
I’m the most dangerous enemy you’ll ever have because every time you look at me, you see somebody good. That friend who died.
And when you look at me like that, I die again.
I spent years making myself invisible.
A good girl, apart from the noise.
Then you came back, beautiful and deadly in your Armani suit. Don’t look at me like you still know me, you say.
But I remember your smile and those sunny days.
Before they lowered your small casket into the ground.
Before they told us the prince was dead.
Annika Martin is a NYT bestselling author who enjoys writing dirty stories about dangerous criminals! She loves helping animals and kicking snow clumps off the bottom of cars around the streets of Minneapolis, and in her spare time she writes as the RITA award-winning author Carolyn Crane.
I ran away from the glitz and privilege of my famous New York City family to this small-town Texas college to find myself. I didn’t expect to find him…
…the muscular, tatted bad-boy who would soon become my obsession.
He was broken, lost, and voiceless … just like me.
His eyes smoldered me with one look.
His touch awakened the woman inside me.
And through his lips, his perfect, plush, kissable lips, he drew out the inspiration deep in my soul I did not know was there.
I needed to believe that he could save me. I wanted him to help me find my voice at last … the voice that would set me apart from my tragically perfect family, the voice that would finally break me free …
If only he could hear a word of it.
The College Obsession Romance series centers around a group of friends and the relationships they form during their time at a small-town Texas school. They are angsty, steamy new adult novels with HEAs and NO cheating. Although they are obsession-themed romances, there are no stalkers or psychos!
Oh my! Oh wow! Whew! Awwww! Don’t read my review… read this book! (ok, so maybe you should read my review, ha!) This is the perfect story about not judging a book by its cover. Unless you want to judge the actual book cover…then judge away because it is hawt! Read My Lips is a breath of fresh air. We are given a city girl, Dessie, who seeks some normalcy at a Texas college. She sees Clayton who is the tall, dark, gorgeous, and dangerous man we all want. She tries to get his attention a couple times and he totally blows her off. This is so incredibly frustrating but so perfect. This sets us up to find out that Clayton is deaf. They both have things they are running from and for. To see their relationship unfold went completely beyond my expectations. You follow them and want to push them toward each other and when they finally do connect, OMIGOSH! You can’t help but root for them. It’s beautiful, alluring, and incredibly angsty! Chapter 14! Just wait for it! Yes, yes and more yes! Then it just keeps coming. Perfect!
“His eyes smoldered me with just one look. His touch awakened the woman inside me. His breath drew out the inspiration deep in my soul that I did not know was there.”
“Okay, so I said yes. Something about a man like Clayton standing over me and asking … with his dark, hungry eyes and his smooth, sexy hands and his plush, perfect lips … is somewhat persuasive. Annoyingly persuasive.”
“You aren’t alone in this battle to find your voice. To find where you belong. To break free.” (this fits both of them to a T)
Ok, so enough with all my rambling and some of my favorite lines. This is where we part and you buy this book now! A super hot, angsty, beautifully written story that everyone needs to read. Thank you Mr. Banner, you have me hooked! Bring on Brant!
Daryl Banner is an author and composer who graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Theatre and Psychology. He writes new adult romance, M/M romance, post-apocalyptic fantasy, and dystopian. He is most inspired by the smart and unlikely hero, but urges you (the reader) not to fall in love with them; they may deceive you with their innocence.
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According to Christin Jamesson, men are only necessary for one thing. The bedroom. She loves men, maybe a little too much, she just doesn’t trust them with her heart–never has. When her best friend asks for help planning a Vegas wedding, Christin only hopes she can avoid the man who once rocked her world, then promptly disappeared.
Jude Schaefer has been a playboy most of his adult life. He swears no woman will ever hold the key to his heart. When his brother announces that he’s getting married, Jude knows he’ll have to face the only woman he hasn’t been able to completely erase from his mind.
With a brutal hangover and blossoming feelings they never expected waking them up after a wild night they have to ask themselves… Does what happens in Vegas really stay there? Will they continue living their lives alone, free of commitment and full of cynicism or will they find that they are stronger together?
J.A. Hensley’s debut novel, Wedding Dreams, was named an Amazon Erotica Best Seller. She loves smut of all kinds and is a reader first. J.A. is constantly working on a new project, whether it’s writing or working in her craft room. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and daughter, and spends her days teaching college students about social work and human sexuality.
Need a Titan fix? Us too! Luckily for us, Cristin Harber’s LIVE WIRE is available today and you do not want to miss this jam packed novella that revisits some of your favourite characters!
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Titan Group is expanding! New recruits mean Jared Westin has potential new hires to scrutinize. What he didn’t expect was his very pregnant wife Sugar to finagle her way onto the surveillance team as the prospects were assessed.
Her involvement in the simple observation goes dangerously wrong. She and best friend Lexi Black stumble into a problem with Russian mobsters. Sugar is forced to draw on her old ATF tricks, but weeks from her due date, she has no choice but to team up with Bishop O’Kane, a potential-new recruit and Parker Black, Lexi’s hacker husband, who must go undercover.
This is special ops novella is packed with high-stakes crime and intrigue, a baby story for Boss Man, and two steamy romances for two of Titan’s favorite couples!
The rhythmic pounding of the man running for his life in between Sugar’s and Lexi’s treadmills was more than enough up-close proof that Bishop O’Kane was as physically fit as his profile said. This gym catered to professional bodybuilders but was empty with the exception of one other person and staff. It was elite and niche, and Sugar had basically used her pregnant stomach and her hormones to get them a day pass.
Not exactly Titan-level detective work, but this was more a girl’s trip than anything else… right? Her phone buzzed as she and Lexi walked lazily on either side of their unknowing target.
Lexi:What have we learned? I’m bored.
Sugar: I was bored at home. This was something to do.
Lexi:I think he knows we know each other.
Lexi:Shoot! He’s looking at both of us.
Sugar got off her treadmill and walked calmly to the bathroom. The second she was out of sight, she pulled her phone back out.
Sugar: Do I have to teach you how to creep up on a dude!?!?
She tittered to herself. Well, that was probably true. For as hot as Lexi was, she was clueless when it came to the art of flirting. Though they weren’t flirting. But still, spying on a guy took a certain level of finesse that Lexi didn’t have.
Sugar: We need a new game plan.
Sugar: Does he still look suspicious of us?
Sugar: Hey, Thelma, it’s Louise. Why’d you go radio silent?
Lexi: We have a problem
Sugar: On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 is we need to hit the pancake house again, and 10 is I have to hit up GUNS for the ammo Jared wouldn’t let me have, gimme a number.
She grabbed her bag from a locker and wrestled out of her exercise pants and back into leather pants, which—thank the Lord for maternity adaptation—were more comfortable.
Sugar’s screen blinked with the text.
Lexi: 10. 10. 10.
Sugar: Easy, killer. On my way.
But the text wouldn’t send. The little circle kept circling. No signal. Ugh. What the hell? She pushed out the door to find the hallway dark. A tickle of adrenaline crept up her neck, and she slowed her pace.
“Hello?” A Russian accent called into the bathroom where she had just been.
Training and instinct made Sugar drop to the floor, listening to the voice continue to call and the person go in and out of the locker rooms and whatever rooms were down the other hallway.
Her pulse picked up. She could feel the blood thumping in her neck and in her stomach, which was a change from the norm. But all in all, this was no different than creeping like a shadow on any other job. Except she didn’t know who or what she was dealing with, and she had to hide what felt like an additional few feet of her stomach from view while trying to figure out what the double deuces was happening.
She tried her cell phone again. Shoot. She got nothing but a spinning circle and a no service signal. Clearly, somewhere in the building was a cell-phone jammer, which meant this was more of a professional job than a slam-and-bam robbery.
Okay… what to do?
Slinking down the hallway, she heard no exercise equipment clinking and clanking. No men throwing heavy things. No people grunting as they lifted heavy objects for personal enjoyment. There was only the empty blare of music that, now that all was abandoned and quiet, played far too loud. Her phone continued to cycle without a signal, and Sugar’s eyes searched for signs of anyone in the building—most importantly, Lexi. And where had that searching Russian man gone? She needed a weapon. Fast.
She checked her phone again.
Nope. The hell with it. She tucked it in her back pocket. Across the open floor were hand weights. She could grab a few jump ropes or one of the calisthenics bars while she was there. But crossing the gym was too dangerous. With a view of nothing but treadmills, elliptical machines, and stair climbers, she had nothing but magazines to smack a bad dude with. Nothing deadly.
So the plan for the moment was to keep against the wall and head for the main desk. Surely there was a pair of scissors. A stapler. Hell, she could be deadly with a phone cord. All she needed was the right angle. But really, Sugar stressed about Lexi.
She crept around another corner of the main gym. No one was there.
No Lexi. No Bishop. No random meatheads. No guy with a Russian accent searching for rogue people hiding and creeping.
“What is going on?” Her pulse pounded in her neck, and confusion covered every thought. Only Emergency Exit signs illuminated the room, and the place was eerie.
Her quiet question went unanswered, and the baby took that moment to kick. “Easy, tater tot. I’ve got this.”
ABOUT CRISTIN HARBER
Cristin Harber is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling romance author. She writes sexy, steamy romantic suspense and military romance. Readers voted her onto Amazon’s Top Picks for Debut Romance Authors in 2013, and her debut Titan series was both a #1 romantic suspense and #1 military romance bestseller.
Nothing has ever come easy for me. So forgive me if I’m a bit reluctant about Kincaid Griffin – born-with-a-silver-spoon in his mouth, conceited college hoops player. A guy who could get any girl he wants, and yet, is suddenly everywhere I am trying to woo me. The more I protest, the more persistent he becomes.
I’m a lucky bastard.
Let’s face it. As a college athlete, I don’t chase girls – they come to me. I’m as arrogant and cocky as they come, getting nearly everything I want, whenever I want. But there is nothing sweeter than a girl who plays hard to get. And Ainsley Locker is so full of confidence that she knocks me off my feet from the moment I meet her. She’s a challenge. And I like challenges. So I go full-court press to win her over.
But when a stupid mistake turns viral, slam dunking all over my life in a media frenzy, my spot on the team may be in jeopardy, along with my shot at winning the girl.
Max Stephens uses his past to avoid relationships in his life.
Only a few that know the truth about what really happened with his biological parents.
Max prefers to go through women without attachments until she needs help.
Reagan Cramer uses her past as a shield to get close to anyone.
Relationships are something she doesn’t want or have time for while raising her nephew.
Max and Reagan use their bodies to forget the pain but what happens when the past is front and center and hard to avoid?
Jaime Russell grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania but currently resides in a smaller town in Indiana. She lives in the country with her husband, two dogs and cats. The stepmother to four adults, aunt to two crazy nephews, and oldest child in a family of five, life has never been dull for Jaime.
Jaime enjoys reading, watching movies, shooting guns and spending time with family and friends. She is an avid gamer when her internet permits as she enjoys talking and goofing off with her online family.
“An unexpected evil brings both the MC and Military world together in this brand new series by J.M. Walker”
He refuses to fall in love.
He was born alone and he will die alone. Or, at least he thought so until now.
Vice-One is all he knows. His squad. His brothers. The men he spends every day protecting. He is empty and only one person can fill this void. This darkness.
Meanwhile, Genevieve Gold makes it clear he should stay away when she is everything he craves.
She is lost.
Her heart has been ripped out; stomped on…crushed into tiny pieces, leaving only a gaping hole behind.
King’s Harlots is all she has. Her club. Her sisters. Her life. But something is missing until he shows up.
Angel Rodriguez is everything she hates but everything she needs.
Putting differences aside, they will work together to bring down a malevolent force threatening to rip them apart…
I received this book from the author for an honest review.
AWESOME set up for an intense series plot.
Jay is the President of the Kings Harlots. It’s an All-Female MC that she started after growing up in the life with her father and sister by her side. Jay is trying to prove that just because you don’t have the 3rd leg *snickers* you can be a valuable MC club member. Jay is dealing with the loss of her twin sister from 7 years ago, multiple kidnapped woman in the area of the clubs, plus a strained relationship with her father from his VP aka her DB ex. SO yeah Jay has a lot going on in her head.
Angel is over it. He needs more then woman and booze to full fill his life. He loves his SEAL team but he wants more. TOO bad no one can get his attention long enough for more than one night. He is tired from the investigations of lost woman and the sick people who are running the trafficking organization him and his team are after.
When Angel and Jay meet…instant chemistry. Jay needs someone strong to lean on and that scared the crap outta her that Angel is that guy. Angel needs a strong woman who can handle him being gone on missions and Jay is that woman. I loved Angel because he goes after what he wants. There were times I wanted to throat punch Jay because she is a self-destroyer. She would do things just to cause drama at times and I was like “Shut your trap woman and look at that man!!” LOL
The plot twists at the end was great. One I surely didn’t see coming because my suspicions were at one person and boom it was another!! I look forward to what happens between Max and Dale but also Asher and Meeka??? Maybe Perhaps???? I hope…oh and Stone…yummy addition to the team of hotties.
J.M. Walker is an Amazon bestselling author who loves all things books, pigs and lip gloss. She is happily married to the man who inspires all of her Heroes and continues to make her weak in the knees every single day.
“Above all, be the HEROINE of your own life…” ~ Nora Ephron
“Let me obliterate each and every last beast that’s holding that beautiful mind captive, Giselle.”
It’s no secret Detective Mike Thatcher wasn’t a fan of the blood drinkers. They stole his life, his woman, his future when they kidnapped his college sweetheart. So of course Fate paired him with the one thing he’d spent the past eleven years hating…a vampire. But Giselle isn’t just any vampire. She’s seduction, sin, strength and fragility all wrapped into one ice-cold package.
“That could take a lot of time. I have a lot of demons.”
Giselle has reasons for her sandpaper exterior, but they’re hers and hers alone. Then along came the one male she never wanted. Her Fated. Mike changed her in ways she didn’t like. He made her soft. He made her care. The gorgeous asshole made her feel, goddammit. And he’s just made it clear the running is over. Letting love in would prove to be the biggest challenge she’d ever faced.
But as Mike lets the past go, can Giselle do the same? Can she bare her soul? Show her shame? Just as Giselle stops fighting the inevitable, her entire world doesn’t only shift on its axis…it falls the fuck off.
NOTE: THIS IS NOT A STANDALONE! In order to fully enjoy Mike and Giselle’s full story, you must start with the first book in the Regent Vampire Lords series, Surrendering, as their back story unfolds throughout the previous three books.
**** Warning: Hot sex, foul language ahead. Meant for mature audiences only 18+
I received this book from the author for an honest review.
What?? HUH!! No ore books yet…uhm not acceptable. *Starts a chants* Need more books!!
Man, Mike you are one kick a$$, patient male to push Giselle/Elle so hard to get her heart to crack open and finally SEE what she has in front of her. You pushed her at all the right times and knew what buttons to push to make her crack each time until finally she had no choice to take the risk and fall.
Giselle…the tears that fell in this book for you…omg my heart hurt so badly for you. My eyes were a red swollen mess when we find out what you had to endure for all those years. We understand why you are the way you are. Why you don’t trust. Why you keep everyone at three arms lengths away. We understand and so to see you fall and take the leap of faith with Mike *Sigh* made my heart flutter.
This book was so heartfelt, emotional and amazing. To see Giselle from book 1 and then SEE her growth until this book…WOW. We can see the heart she has and see it unthaw thanks to that detective and a certain friend …..her happiness is so well deserved.
The end of the book was amazing. I am left so happy and excited for all of the characters but I gotta admit there are so many more storied I would love to read….Ren, Geoffrey……but especially Jamie. She needs to be given an HEA too.
I’m just a regular ol’ Midwest girl who likes Game of Thrones and am obsessed with Modern Family and The Goldbergs. I run, I eat, I run, I eat. It’s a vicous cycle. I love carbs, but there’s love-hate relationship with my ass and thighs. Mostly hate. I like a good cocktail (oh hell…who am I kidding? I love any cocktail). I’m a huge creature of habit, but I’ll tell you I’m flexible. I read every single day and if I don’t get a chance…watch the hell out, I’m a raving bitch. My iPad and me: BFFs. I’m direct and I make no apologies for it. I swear too much. I love alternative music and in my next life I want to be a bad-ass female rocker. I hate, hate, hate spiders, telemarketers, liver, acne, winter and loose hairs that fall down my shirt (don’t ask, it’s a thing).
Wicked Ride (The Wicked Horse Series Book #4) Sawyer Bennett Release Date: June 28, 2016
Synopsis: I think this woman may be the death of me. A dire prediction, but probably true. Probably true because she’s not mine to have and I’ll probably take her, even at the risk to my own safety. So many men slobbering to get a taste of her and only one, sweet, virginal girl to go around. That’s right. She’s a virgin. Looking like a porcelain china doll that would break if not handled carefully. But I also know she’s stronger than she looks. She’s a contradiction. She’s most likely my downfall. Like I said, she’ll probably be the death of me, but it’s a risk I’m willing to take. **Warning: this book has sex in it. Lots of sex. Dirty sex. The Wicked Horse Series is a bit different than what Sawyer Bennett normally writes. While you’ll still enjoy fabulous characters, a suspenseful story, some witty banter and an epic romance, there’s just… a lot of sex. You’ve been warned.
Kobo: http://bit.ly/1RZpeWm About the Author: Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released more than 30 books and has been featured on both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists on multiple occasions. A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone. Sawyer likes her Bloody Mary’s strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active toddler, as well as full-time servant to two adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or a combination of the two.