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90 Days From Woke by Nonye Akuba

 

90 Days From Woke

The Story of an Overnight Instagram Sensation

by Nonye Akuba

Meet Leilani—people pleaser, self-improvement tool addict and professional third wheel. Her life as of late is an unfulfilling repeat of missteps, flops and faux pauxs. She’s stranded in the doldrums and hasn’t been able to escape…Until she learns her cousin, Chantal, who’s never had her life together, is planning a wedding for the fall and had the unmitigated gall to overlook her as maid of honor. She hasn’t consulted Leilani about this life-changing decision, let alone introduced her to the new beau.

Yet, there’s a connection between Leilani and this mystery man—and she’s determined to exploit it. A plane ticket, new look, and the support of two zany friends combine to turn Leilani Rose into Miami’s newest Instagram starlet. Well intentioned, although haplessly misguided, Leilani bungles her way into a new lifestyle of celebrity. When Chantal’s fiancé and a hot, up and coming star take an interest in her, and she becomes the focus of a scandal, she starts to wonder is the new notoriety worth it or does she want her old life back?

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Nonye Akuba is a New-Adult Fiction novelist. Nonye offers stories that loosely pull from her own experience, the experiences of her closest friends, and a pretty overactive imagination. 90 Days from Woke is a fictional dramedy that refreshingly interwines lessons of forgiveness, self-acceptance, and the quest  for true love into an entertaining joyride.

When Nonye isn’t writing, she is managing her Identity 31 clothing brand–an athleisure brand that merges the fundaments reflected in Proverbs 31:10-31 with a fresh, uniquely urban fashion style. It is a lifestyle brand that embodies a wholehearted love for God, love for family, commitment to purpose and an incontestable grind.

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Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Nonye-Akuba/e/B07VCTZLX7

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/18116033.Nonye_Akuba  

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Dare to Defy by Breanna Hayse

Dare to Defy by Breanna Hayse

Game of Thrones fans- BEWARE! If Khaleesi and her dragons got you hot and bothered, then this book will demand that you plunge into an ice bath just to cool down. Dare to Defy includes spanking of adult women, tasteful sexual scenes, poetic justice, and elements of BDSM. 

Princess Daynel of the Northern Kingdom has never been the type to meekly submit to anyone—not her father, her brothers or any spoiled, pasty-faced Southern Kingdom prince who proclaims his right to her hand in marriage. The arranged marriage to the man is the least of her worries after the high priestess of the Dragon Gods warned her of her betrothed evil intent for her and her beloved kingdom.

Daring to defy her father’s command to marry, she flees into the dense woods where she is faced with her future—to save her people. During her flight, she comes face to face with the enormous warrior-priest named Draiken. He introduces her to the powerful magic that she holds within her will and also teaches her that defying the commands of the gods result in painful and humiliating consequence. A severe bare bottom spanking fails to change the attitude of the feisty little princess, forcing Draiken to take matters a little deeper and her body is awakened to a sexual journey that leaves her soaring.

With the growing power of darkness multiplying with each passing day, the dragon priest is pressed to do whatever is necessary to teach Daynel how to properly wield her powers—even if it means being unable to sit. She also becomes the driving force behind his heart as he finds love in the midst of the battle between good and evil.

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BDSM/AP lifestyler Breanna Hayse strives to give her readers truth and reality of the BDSM/Age-Play/Total Power and Erotic Exchange lifestyle.
Who am I?
I'm a native Californian gone 'wild', and had the opportunity to travel the globe and discover the world through the eyes of both a Marine Intelligence specialist and a BDSM lifestyler. I left the service to go into hospice nursing and grief counseling, eventually working as a marriage and family therapist for those involved in alternative lifestyle development. This experience has allowed me to gain unique inspiration for my books and offer realistic plots and relatable characters.

In 2004, my husband, John, and I joined forces to work with both submissives and dominants- teaching, training, listening and loving. Our goal was to take the mystery and fear out of the lifestyle and mentor people in safe, consensual and healthy relationships.

My first book, The Game Plan, was published in 2012 and opened the door to the now-booming world of Age-Play literature. Since that time, I've devoted my 'spare' time to writing, researching, community involvement, and private and group pro bono counseling in deviant behavior, alternative lifestyle, and addiction recovery.

I was formally 'dungeon trained' as a Domme before discovering my submissive side when I joined...

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The Duchess in His Bed by Lorraine Heath

 

 

The Duchess in His Bed

Sins For All Seasons Book 4

by Lorraine Heath

Genre: Historical Romance

For a duchess with practical desires, falling in love is an inconceivable part of her plan…

 As owner of the Elysium Club which caters to women’s fantasies, Aiden Trewlove is accustomed to introducing adventurous ladies to sin and vice. But he is uncharacteristically intrigued by the mysterious beauty who visits his club one night, yearning to indulge in the forbidden—with him. Drawn to her indomitable spirit, he breaks his rule of never becoming personally involved with his clientele and is determined to fully awaken her desires.

A recent widow, Selena Sheffield, Duchess of Lushing, has never known passion, not until Aiden’s slow, sensual seduction leads her on a journey of discovery and incredible pleasure. But her reasons for visiting the notorious club are not all that they seem.

As Selena’s motives become complicated by love, she finds herself with a most unexpected choice: forge ahead with a secret plan that could secure her future—or follow her heart which could prove ruinous.

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lorraine Heath always dreamed of being a writer. After graduating from the University of Texas, she wrote training manuals, press releases for a publicist, articles, and computer code, but something was always missing. When she read a romance novel, she became not only hooked on the genre, but quickly realized what her writing lacked: rebels, scoundrels, and rogues. She's been writing about them ever since. Her work has been recognized with numerous industry awards including RWA's RITA(R).

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Sunken Treasure, Lost Worlds by Hep Aldridge

 

Sunken Treasure, Lost Worlds

The Risky Business Chronicles Book 1

by Hep Aldridge

His knowledge can make them all rich... or get them killed.

From the depths of the Atlantic off Cape Canaveral Florida, searching for sunken Spanish treasure, to the Andes mountains of Ecuador chasing the legend of a lost golden library, Dr. Colten X. Burnett and the Risky Business team are on a quixotic adventure.

While trying to make an honest, well sort of honest living, searching for remnants of the lost 1715 fleet, Risky Business Ltd. becomes entangled in a mystery that covers two continents and may rewrite history.

The lure of uncovering a lost civilization, as well as the secrets it holds, motivates the team on their dangerous journey into a cosmological unknown.

-Sunken Treasure Lost Worlds is the first book in Hep Aldridge's action and adventure series about Dr. Colten X. Burnett and the Risky Business team

**Only .99 cents 9/12 – 9/18!!**

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Hep Aldridge is a certified scuba diver, cave diver and amateur archaeologist whose main area of interest is Pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas.

He has led or been part of archaeological expeditions to Mexico and Honduras, making discoveries that have been reported in National Geographic Magazine.

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Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews

 

Sapphire Flames

A Hidden Legacy Novel, Book 4

by Ilona Andrews

Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews comes an enthralling new trilogy set in the Hidden Legacy world, where magic means power, and family bloodlines are the new currency of society…

In a world where magic is the key to power and wealth, Catalina Baylor is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, and the Head of her House. Catalina has always been afraid to use her unique powers, but when her friend’s mother and sister are murdered, Catalina risks her reputation and safety to unravel the mystery.

But behind the scenes powerful forces are at work, and one of them is Alessandro Sagredo, the Italian Prime who was once Catalina’s teenage crush. Dangerous and unpredictable, Alessandro’s true motives are unclear, but he’s drawn to Catalina like a moth to a flame.

To help her friend, Catalina must test the limits of her extraordinary powers, but doing so may cost her both her House–and her heart.

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"Ilona Andrews" is the pseudonym for a husband-and-wife writing team. Ilona is a native-born Russian and Gordon is a former communications sergeant in the U.S. Army. Contrary to popular belief, Gordon was never an intelligence officer with a license to kill, and Ilona was never the mysterious Russian spy who seduced him. They met in college, in English Composition 101, where Ilona got a better grade. (Gordon is still sore about that.)

Gordon and Ilona currently reside in Texas with their two children and many dogs and cats.

They have co-authored several NYT and USAT bestselling series. They are currently working on urban fantasy of Kate Daniels, the paranormal romance of Hidden Legacy, and thjeir independently published series, Innkeeper Chronicles.

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Soul's Desire by Sharon C. Cooper

 

Soul's Desire

Unparalleled Love Series

Some past loves can stand the test of time…

Ballet dancer Soul Carrington has lived her dream of traveling the world. But the past year has been one life hurdle after another until she moves back to Atlanta. Now life is looking up, especially when she comes face to face with a past love. A man who makes her heart dance pirouettes and her body pulse with desire.

Not a day has gone by that police officer Micah Olsen hasn’t longed for his first love. However, their encounter in Atlanta is not by chance. Yet, against his better judgment, he has to let her believe it is, which isn’t easy. All of the emotions he once felt for her return with a vengeance. Their attraction is more powerful than ever, and when hot kisses turn into heated nights, Micah knows he has to come clean. But will it be too late?

Excerpt:

Soul’s breath stalled in her throat when her gaze clashed with Micah’s. Those whiskey-colored eyes bored into her, piercing her with a need she hadn’t felt in ages, leaving her unable to move or speak. The years had truly been good to him. Micah had always been gorgeous with his smooth, pecan-brown skin. But the man standing only ten feet from her now was mouthwatering fine!

In college he wore his hair in cornrows, which Soul hated, and his face was always clean-shaven. Now he sported a low fade and a little scruff on his face, which she liked. Back then he was athletically built, like a basketball player. Now, his large frame had filled out in all the right places. His white T-shirt hugged his wide chest and broad shoulders, while his biceps bulged beneath the short sleeves.

A magnetic force surged through her body as his appreciative gaze slid over her from head to toe. How could he still have such an effect on her? It had been like forever since they’d seen each other. Yet, every nerve ending within her was standing at attention.

Ugh. If only she’d known he was coming. She would’ve gotten cleaned up instead of letting him see her all grungy and sweaty.

“Hey, beautiful.” His deep voice settled around her, sending tingles swarming over her skin. “You’re even prettier than I remember.”

**read as a standalone!**

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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/47792669-soul-s-desire

https://www.amazon.com/Souls-Desire-Unparalleled-Sharon-Cooper-ebook/dp/B07WD6KSLY

Get the other books in the series here!

EVERLASTING DESIRE by Stephanie Nicole Norris - https://amzn.to/2Z2fQMU

HEART’S DESIRE by Delaney Diamond- https://amzn.to/2YOkS4M

 

Award-winning and bestselling author, Sharon C. Cooper, is a romance-a-holic - loving anything that involves romance with a happily-ever-after, whether in books, movies, or real life. Sharon writes contemporary romance, as well as romantic suspense and enjoys rainy days, carpet picnics, and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. She’s been nominated for numerous awards and is the recipient of Emma Awards (RSJ) for Author of the Year 2019, Favorite Hero 2019 (INDEBTED), Romantic Suspense of the Year 2015 (TRUTH OR...

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Snow in July by Kim Iverson Headlee

 

 

Snow in July

by Kim Iverson Headlee

From the award-winning pen of Kim Iverson Headlee comes the exciting, poignant love story of a distressed damsel who wields a fierce fireplace poker and the smoking hot knight she must save from himself.

"Captivating!" ~ Kemberlee Lugo-Shortland, Heart of Fiction

Sir Robert Alain de Bellencombre has been granted what every man wants: a rich English estate in exchange for his valiant service at the Battle of Hastings. To claim this reward, the Norman knight must wed the estate's Saxon heiress. Most men would leap at such an opportunity, but for Alain, who broke his vow to his dying mother by failing to protect his youngest brother in battle, it means facing more easily broken vows. But when rumors of rampant thievery, dangerous beasts, and sorcery plaguing a neighboring estate reach his ears, nothing will make him shirk duty to king and country when people's lives stand at risk. He assumes the guise of a squire to scout the land, its problems, and its lady.

Lady Kendra of Edgarburh has been granted what no woman wants: a forced marriage to an enemy who may be kith or kin to the man who murdered her beloved brother. Compounding her anguish is her failure to awaken the miraculous healing gift bequeathed by their late mother in time to save his life. Although with his dying breath, he made her promise to seek happiness above all, Kendra vows that she shall find neither comfort nor love in the arms of a Norman… unless it snows in July.

Alain is smitten by Lady Kendra from the first moment of their meeting; Kendra feels the forbidden allure of the handsome and courtly Norman "squire." But a growing evil overshadows everyone, invoking dark forces and ensnaring Kendra in a plot to overthrow the king Alain is oath-bound to serve. Kendra and Alain face a battle unlike any other as their honor, their love, their lives, and even their very souls lie in the balance.

 

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“Would my lord knight grant me a boon that would enable me to fulfill an altogether different vow?” Kendra slid her hands up his chest, reveling in the feel of his taut muscles beneath the tunic’s thin linen.

“Name it, my lady,” Alain said in a husky whisper.

“Please…” She stood on tiptoe to reach around his neck and pull his face to hers, drawing a deep breath. “Please kiss me.”

He lost no time in honoring her request. Their mouths met, tentatively at first, then harder and more ravenously as their mutual hunger found freedom. Their tongues entwined, locked in a dance far more sublime than any pale dream. She felt the void left by her brother’s death beginning, at last, to fill....

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Losing the Plot by Richard Grainger

 

Losing the Plot

Richie Malone #1

by Richard Grainger

Genre: Thriller, Romantic Suspense, Mystery

 

"Let me tell you about my day so far. I’ll begin by telling you about waking up in my Marbella villa to find a dead girl in my bed; about being interrogated by the Spanish police – or hombres purporting to be the Spanish police; about learning that I’m going to have my kneecaps shattered by the former Chief of Staff of the Provisional IRA. That is, if he can find me before the godfather of the Andalucian Russian mafia hunts me down. And not only that; it’s not yet ten o’clock and I’ve taken up smoking and have drunk half a bottle of brandy before I’ve even had breakfast." Richie Malone is an old-school philanderer, misogynistic playboy and writer with an undeniable charm. Although he has yet to pen anything to attract literary acclaim using his own name, he has made a fortune writing pornographic novels under a female pseudonym. But now his troubles are just beginning. He needs answers, and he needs them fast. Just who is this dead girl? How did she get here? And why his bed? And, of course, did he kill her? Malone finds himself caught in the middle of a turf war between Irish racketeers, the Russian Mafia and a Columbian cartel. And so, he loses the plot. But can he get it back before he loses everything … including his life?

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Nine Months Ago:

I leave the Moët Bar feeling mildly pleased with myself.

And why not?

I have a new nickname – ‘Belfast Boy’ – which carries a certain gravitas, swinging precariously between intrigue and decadence.

I can’t remember exactly who it was who called me this, but I didn’t sleep with her, which for me is quite unusual.

I’d been double-parking shitty Spanish beer with equally shitty cheap white wine for several hours and, truth be told, the prospect of sex somehow got shunted down the to-do list.

But I remember she had the deepest green eyes I could swim in without drowning, long, tanned legs that I would gladly die between and an accent that located her somewhere near Belgrade.

I know these things; don’t ask me why. There’s the intrigue bit coming out.

Anyway, the point is that despite the fact that I would gladly have swum up the Lagan to hand-wash her underwear, there were too many other attractive women in my backfield. To cop off with one would have diluted my chances of nailing the others at a future opportunity.

Tip number one: sometimes, amigo, it’s necessary to take a strategic ‘did not bat’ in the interest of the bigger picture.

Anyway, in addition to being a stunner, she had one of those quirky names that stubbornly wouldn’t stick in my mind. I’m pretty good at getting a bird’s name, but I’m struggling here.

I’m thinking maybe Agata? The first and last letters were definitely ‘A’s, so – I’m guessing – Agata would definitely be in the ballpark. Birds...

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Horn Sworn Series by Taylor Haiden and Angela Kulig

 

 

Dark Unicorn

Horn Sworn Book 1

by Taylor Haiden & Angela Kulig

 

Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Victoria Aveyard, Dark Unicorn is the first of the new and mysterious adult fantasy series Horn Sworn.

Princess Wrenyve knows her oath to return her Kingdom’s missing artifact, the Heart of Spellshallow, means one of the King’s children will die. Even if Wren is cunning, fast, and strong enough, there’s a good chance it will still be her.

Without the Heart, magic will flee the land faster than the night flees the day. Without the Heart, Spellshallow, and everything in it will cease to exist. As her brother’s shameful thievery is uncovered, Wren must swallow her pride and accept help from allies whom she knows she can’t trust: 
- Thackery is the ambitious son of the richest and most powerful councilman—her very ex, scorned lover—and the wounds Wren caused him are still raw.
- Calen isn’t a boy at all. Trapped in human form after a hideous defeat, Calen may have lost his horn, but is still a unicorn—a self-serving, treacherous scoundrel, as dangerous to any man who crosses him as he is to the innocence of every fair maiden.
- Luckily for Wren, she was already doomed.

To find the Heart and restore the magic, to retrieve the lost horn, Wren and her unfortunate travel companions must survive three separate realms—each more deadly than the last. Unknown enemies and strange magic hinder their way, and yet the most perilous thing is what lies within their own hearts.

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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46230891-dark-unicorn

https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Unicorn-Shifter-Novel-Sworn-ebook/dp/B07SQN4YCV/

 

Cruel King

Horn Sworn Book 2

 

The Collector has all the magic, holds all the cards, leaving the Cruel King with nothing but blood on his hands.

For Wren, her only hope of saving her people now hinges on the one person she can never trust. 

Calen has regained his horn and all the old debts have been called in. This time there's more than just his horn on the line.

They escape the Collector's clutches by fleeing to the beautiful Realm of Unicorns. But will they find a welcomed homecoming or an inescapable prison?

Can Wren and Calen kill two kings without destroying themselves and their tenuous love? Or will the lies and deceit be too much to overcome?

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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48110978-cruel-king

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W9494S2

 

 

TAYLOR HAIDEN has three beautiful children and an amazingly supportive spouse and lives with them in Arizona. Tylor's days are spent enjoying the breathtaking blue skies and pink sunsets while writing a variety of genres. When not writing, Taylor enjoys traveling to new places, tasting new and exciting foods, binging on Netflix, and experiencing everything that life has to offer from barbecues to scuba diving. Taylor is author of the Werewolf M.D. series with more in the works.

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Hybrid: Adapt or Die by Rebecca Henry

 

Hybrid: Adapt or Die

by Rebecca Henry

Genre: SciFi Horror, Romance

Agent Van of the CIA is sent to an Australian underground military surveillance base called Pine Gap. Agent Van finds himself thrown in a conspiracy cover up of an ancient alien race known as species X. He falls in love with Annika, a mysterious and uncommon woman who displays unusual abilities, leading Van to question her own origin. Mystery and horror explode around Agent Van during a cave diving exhibition to search for a lost colleague referred to as Agent One. The only clue for Agent Van and his team is a cryptic message carved on a wall inside the bleak cave that reads “Agent One is gone. No more Agent One.” Terror arrives as the agents are trapped inside the ominous cave. Agent Van soon learns that there is more to Pine Gap than Species X.

 

 

Breathless, she turned to me and unwound the scarf from her neck and wrapped it around mine. “I want you to be surprised,” she laughed as she covered my eyes. I heard the door open, and she slipped her hand in mine to lead me inside. Something swooped over my head, and I ducked.

“What was that?” I asked, unnerved.

“Just listen,” she giggled.

I stood stock still as I tilted my head, listening. Are those birds?

“Is that birds?” I asked, excited. I hadn’t seen birds in months! I started to lift my scarf, but Annika stopped my hand.

“There’s more!” she whispered in my ear, and goosebumps raised on my arms. She led me by the hand deeper into the room.

“Smell,” she commanded gently.

An intoxicating aroma filled my nose, and I grinned. “Flowers!” My heart swelled. This was the happiest I'd felt, not just at Pine Gap, but in my adult life. Being with Annika was like being a kid again. The world felt new and grand when I explored it through Annika’s eyes.

“Very good!” She clapped her hands. “Let's see how you do on the next one.” She guided me to another area of the room, and I felt like I was walking among the clouds, dizzy with birdsong and flowers.

“What do I get if I guess right?” I asked, a wide, stupid grin painted across my face underneath her scarf.

Her hand held my wrist as she guided me to the ground. “You'll have to guess correctly before I tell you your prize.” I sat beside her, running my hands along the ground. It wasn't hard, like every other surface at Pine Gap. It was soft. I buried my hand amidst the thick, cool blades tickling my fingertips. Is that…?

“No way...grass!” Unable to contain myself, I ripped the blindfold off, too excited to play this game any longer. I marveled at Annika and her room of miracles.

Annika sat on her knees as I swiveled my head around, trying to see everything at once. After being surrounded by black...

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The Long Road Home by J H Morgan

 

 

The Long Road Home

by J H Morgan

Emily Winter has spent more than half her life hiding from her past and the demons that still reside in it. She has tried to hide her pain with booze and mindless sex, never letting anyone close.

When her social worker and the closest thing to a friend she’s ever had calls Emily for help, Emily knows she can’t say no. Paige’s daughter Casey had been kidnapped and held for days in a foreign land. Paige knows the only person who could understand what Casey is going through would be Emily.

Going back to the town she hated, Emily is confronted with her past in more ways than one. Besides trying to help Casey work through her trauma, Emily discovers someone remembers more about her past than anyone else in town, and that someone is eager to pick up where they left off.’In order for Emily to survive, she will have to confront her own demons, the ones in her mind and the real ones waiting to finish the job they started years before.

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Married to her best friend, journalist J. H. Morgan has three children under the age of seven and considers parenting to be the greatest adventure of her life. She lives in the tiny African kingdom of Swaziland, where she works full-time and writes in the middle of the night. After reading every book she owned or could borrow, she began writing her own stories.

Morgan's extraordinary life experiences and those of the people closest to her inspire her writing and give her valuable insight into the painful world of addiction. She completely understands the need to start life anew and the consequences such a decision triggers.

 

 

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Dangerous Paradise by Barbara Nolan

 

 

 

Dangerous Paradise

The Paradise Series Book 2

by Barbara Nolan

Genre: Romantic Suspense

 

Eddie Morgan, the Harley-riding owner of Manhattan mega-club Beyond Paradise, has a secret. Illegal, underground cage fighting in dingy basements. It keeps the dark days of addiction at bay and quiets the static in his brain.

Paige Drake, New York heiress to the Drake Hotel dynasty has one last chance to prove her worth in the family business. Upgrade the outdated hotel bars.

When a dinner party from hell throws these total opposites together their tantalizing teasing and sparring words awaken deep feelings neither one knew existed.

Even though the Long Island socialite is way out of Eddie’s league, he can’t resist the challenge, and soon Paige finds herself zooming out of her buttoned-up life on the back of Eddie’s Harley. He agrees to help Paige with her business venture but soon realizes that her club promoter is a member of a vicious Russian drug cartel using Paige’s bars as a front for their drug operation.

Is Eddie willing to throw himself back into a life that nearly destroyed him to save Paige? And is Paige willing to face the seedier side of Eddie’s world and accept his gritty methods of dealing with the cartel?

Eddie and Paige’s story twists and turns as two divergent people struggle to find common ground in a world where rules do not apply.

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Beyond Paradise

The Paradise Series Book 1

 

Jonny Vallone, the dark, brooding owner of Manhattan nightclub, Beyond Paradise, doesn’t need any more complications in his life, or women. Then savvy con artist Cheryl Benson, barges into his office and spits out a confession that would make most men run for cover.

Cheryl’s fast-paced, out-of-control life is closing in, and her only hope against a ruthless crime boss is bad boy Jonny and his powerful connections. Her knight in black Brioni has a body made for sin with enough baggage to fill a 747, but when a near-fatal attack throws the two together, they implode in a night of steamy, sheet-gripping passion.

Jonny can’t resist the beautiful blonde with the pleading green eyes plus he has his own agenda with the underworld thug who owns a piece of his soul.

Their wild ride whisks them from the high-powered glitz of Manhattan to the sultry beaches of Miami in a desperate attempt to break free of their shady pasts while trying to tame their fiery passion and the dangerous deceptions swirling around them.

 

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Barbara Nolan has enjoyed writing most of her life. She became serious about her craft over the last five years.

Coming a bit late to the game, Barbara made up for lost time by acquiring her Certificate in Creative Writing from NYU and devouring any and all webinars and online courses available.

She's also had the help and influence of many talented professors and editors along the way. 

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The Deception by Kat Martin

 

THE DECEPTION

When missing turns to murdered, one woman's search for answers will take her to a place she never wanted to go…

After searching for her sister for two long years, Kate Gallagher is devastated when she’s called to the morgue to identify Chrissy’s body, the runaway teen the victim of a brutal attack. Guilt and grief send Kate into a tailspin. She failed Chrissy once…she won’t do it again. Even if finding her sister’s killer means following a lethal bounty hunter into the heart of darkness, placing both their lives in danger.

Working at Maximum Security has taken Jason Maddox down some dangerous paths, but never for a client he’s so drawn to, or for a case so monstrous. As clues lead them deeper into the city’s underbelly, connections to human trafficking draw them closer and closer to peril, but even Jase’s warnings can’t convince Kate to walk away. As the deadly operation puts a target on their backs, they’ll have to decide what matters most: the truth…or their lives.

 

 

 

THE DECEPTION, by Kat Martin

Excerpt

 

After her meltdown at the bar, which still embarrassed her, Kate spent the following week hounding the Dallas Police Department.

Chrissy's case had been assigned to a homicide detective named Roger Benson, an older guy with thinning brown hair and a bad attitude.  She'd done a little digging, found out he had previously worked in the sex crimes division, an unabashed misogynist who acted as if he believed all women were whores and was completely the wrong person to be handling cases in that department--which was probably why he now worked in homicide.

She tried to give him the benefit of the doubt, figuring the crimes he had worked had changed him into the man he had become.  Or maybe he had always been like that.  Either way, Kate didn't like him.

"Your sister was using the name Tina Galen," he told her when she appeared in his office demanding answers for the fourth day in a row.  "She was a heroin addict and a known prostitute."

Her heart squeezed, though the police had already told her those things.  "She was murdered, Detective.  Her killer needs to face justice."

"I'm sorry for your loss, Ms. Gallagher.  We're doing everything we can to locate the person who killed her, but in circumstances like these, the odds of finding him aren't good."

"The killer must have left evidence.  Fingerprints or DNA.  Something."

"We're working on it.  We believe Tina hooked up with a john who liked rough sex.  That night, he got carried away, beat her worse than he meant to, and killed her.  If that's the case, he may have assaulted women before."

"So you'll be able to find him."

"Like I said, we're working on it.  You need to let us do our job, Ms. Gallagher.  Coming down here every day and badgering us isn't going to help.  Now if you don't mind, I've got things I...

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Brides of the Kindred by Evangeline Anderson

 

 

Excerpts from Brides of the Kindred Books

Book 1--Claimed

Excerpt 1

He shrugged, his liquid gold eyes still fixed on hers. “Yeah, I admit it—I’m damn eager to get you in my bed. Can’t wait to feel you under me. Can’t wait to make you come.” He gave her a slow, hot smile.

“You don’t want much, do you?” Liv tried to sound sarcastic but her words came out breathy instead.

Baird pinned her with a hot look. “I’ll tell you what I want. I want to know what kind of sounds you make when you lose control and feel you tremble against me when I push you over the edge. Want to touch you, taste you, spread your legs and go down on you until you cry and moan and beg and pull my hair. That’s what I’m eager for, Olivia.”

Excerpt 2

“N-nice teddy,” Liv heard herself saying in a trembling voice as she backed away. “Don’t bite me, just stay away.”

But the bear thing seemed to be attracted to the sound of her voice rather than put off by it. With an interested sounding huffing noise it came closer and Liv backed further away.

She found herself backing down the dim hallway, blinking to see since her eyes had grown accustomed to the light in the kitchen. Still the alien teddy bear followed her making huffing sounds in a hoarse voice and snuffling the air as though trying to identify her scent. Walking on all fours as it now was, Liv estimated that it was probably just a little smaller than a Pomeranian but about a hundred times scarier because A—it was clearly an alien creature with unknowable intentions and B—it had teeth like a freaking shark.

“Nice teddy,” she whispered again, fumbling around for the door to the bathroom. Maybe she could lock herself inside somehow until Baird came back. She didn’t know how the weird bear creature had gotten into the suite in the first place—maybe it was some kind of parasite that needed to be exterminated like a really huge cockroach—but at least Baird was big enough to take it out of commission. If he would ever freaking get back. Where was the human food store located on this ship anyway? And what the hell was taking him so long?

Finally she felt the bathroom entrance and backed slowly into it. But as she went her foot caught on something on the floor and she lost her balance. Windmilling her arms desperately, she shrieked in surprise as she tried to keep from landing flat on her ass.

Unfortunately her big arm gestures and ear-splitting screams seemed to have a bad effect on the creature. Previously it had appeared to be simply curious about her but now it reared up on its hind legs again and let out a hoarse and awful roar that chilled Liv’s blood. Dear God I’m about to be eaten by a blue alien teddy bear, she...

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Memoirs of a False Messiah by Pamela Becker

 

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Memoirs of a False Messiah

by Pamela Becker

Genre: Women's Fiction

MiMi knows she is meant for something greater. She has a God-given mission. This belief, together with tragedy, moves her from the mixed-religion home of her early childhood to Orthodox Judaism in her teens, to the establishment and development of her cult in the Israeli desert. MiMi draws from the women in her life, in the Bible, and in other ancient texts, weaving modern and biblical dilemmas, as she shapes a truly unique place for her followers and herself. When her life and utopian community grow more turbulent and even violent, she questions her mission.

Deeply affecting and thought-provoking, Memoirs of a False Messiah is the richly told story of a woman's struggle to find her place in a world reluctant to accept her.

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Excerpt 

I had my first vision at three.

One night, as I slept, I saw myself as a grown woman, surrounded by lions standing on hind legs growling at me, a wall of fire glowering behind me. The only way out was a rope that descended from above but was attached to nothing. I climbed it; my thighs rubbed raw from its roughness, my feet bloody where the lions nicked them with their teeth, my robes flaming, making me unbearably hot until I dropped the garments below and continued climbing higher.

“MiMi, it’s okay,” my father’s voice broke through the dream, and I opened my eyes. He sat on the edge of my bed and patted the damp bangs away from my forehead. His thick black hair was messy, and he wore only an undershirt and boxer shorts. His eyes, blue with specks of gold, momentarily disappeared in the shadows of his face and I could feel him shivering in my small room.

To my father - I told him what happened, watching his eyebrows join with concern - this was a bad dream brought on by an overactive imagination and normal childhood fears. But to me, the dream signified much more. The next day, after I found scratch marks on the bottoms of my feet, I asked my father to write down the details of my dream as I explained them to him. I put that piece of paper in a special paper-mâché jewelry box I was given on my birthday.

I had recently learned to read from a record of songs based on Bible stories. I can’t imagine who might have given me such an album. My father was a fallen Orthodox Jew, disowned by his family when he married my non-Jewish mother. I’m surprised that not only was the record ever brought into my parents’ home but that it remained.

With a babysitter's help, I mastered the kiddie record player. I played the Bible song record, and sitting on...

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The Puppet Master by Ronald S Barak

 

The Puppet Master

by Ronald S. Barak

Genre: Thriller, Suspense

 

What would YOU do if they took everything you had, your family, your home, your business, your dignity, even—perhaps—your sanity?

 S. Barak's latest, The Puppet Master, prequel to The Amendment Killer, and the second in the Brooks/Lotello Thriller Series, is a gripping story of a political system gone awry—and those who feel compelled to fix it. “Have you ever killed anyone? I have. I’ll do it again. If I need to.” Three prominent political leaders in Washington, D.C., murdered in as many days.

Not a plausible story premise? What about the real world villain who recently mailed a series of pipe bombs to a number of prominent political figures? Ripped from the headlines? Barak gives new meaning to the word "timely." The Puppet Master isn't ripped from the headlines; written first, it forecast the headlines that followed!

The Puppet Master begins with a bang. Literally. Three of them. Not a page wasted. Capitol Hill panics. Who will be next? Others whisper that our political leaders are only getting what they deserve. Anxious to see who will be next. And why.

Crafty D.C. homicide detective Frank Lotello is tasked to find the killer. Cliff Norman, a local businessman with ample motive, is arrested. Politicians breathe a sigh of relief. However, when Lotello discovers a disturbing White House connection, he suspects Norman may not be what he appears to be. Things may not be what they appear to be.

Norman's trial commences in the courtroom of savvy D.C. trial court judge Cyrus Brooks. An angry nation rallies behind Norman. The jury debates whether Norman's actions may be legally justified by a rampant abuse of political trust, and threatens to unravel the very fabric of our dysfunctional government.

In an unprecedented and questionable manner that may destroy their respective careers, Lotello quietly approaches Brooks and they form a secret alliance to uncover the truth in this classic whodunnit mystery. Before it's too late.

Excerpt

Thursday, February 5, 7:20 p.m.

US Senator Jane Wells had also been wondering. Whether tonight might be the night.

Her last two companions had been disappointing, downright boring. In every respect. Almost as boring as her political constituents. And having to pretend she actually cared about them.

Being single again definitely had its benefits. More or less. No longer back home in dull, sedate Kansas. But things were still pretty boring. Maybe she just found it more exciting sampling the other merchandise when she was stillmarried. She hoped tonight would prove more fulfilling.

Wells glanced in the mirror opposite her desk, making sure everything was in order. Not too bad for a fifty-year-old strawberry blonde in a bottle. Well, admittedly with a little help from Dr. Nip N’ Tuck. Looks had never been her problem. Or maybe that was her problem.

Tall and curvaceous, she still managed to fill out her power suit in all the right places. Wells closed her briefcase and...

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