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Book Tour: Snowdrift by Debra Erfert

 


“Debra “”DJ”” Erfert, a winner of a 2017 Kindle Scout campaign, has authored five published novels, three novellas, and one Kindle World’s novella, and several short stories. She writes what her alter-ego dictates. Maybe it’s her super-ego. In her Window of Time series, Lucy is fearless and strong and has a secret power—all qualities Debra envies. In real life, spiders terrify her, which is why they appear on a regular basis in her books. “Confront your fears, and have your characters squish them!” 


Debra uses the pen name DJ Erfert for her paranormal suspense/thriller books, and Debra Erfert for her romantic suspense/mystery books. She is an award-winning fine artist who lives in a southwest desert city in Arizona with her husband, Mike, a retired police lieutenant, where the average summer temperatures are well above 100 degrees—truly hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk. After raising two Eagle Scouts, she now spends her time writing and shooing her polydactyl cats away from her keyboard.”

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Artist Abigail Carson crashes off the deserted
highway during a Wyoming blizzard while driving to reach her dying mother.
Carbon County Sheriff Jackson Reynolds rescues her, leaving her Jeep in the
snowdrift as the storm becomes a whiteout. They’re trapped at his ranch for the
week leading up to Christmas, along with his two young daughters, a protective
mother-in-law, and a bitter memory of his dead wife. 

Tensions rise as Abby’s attraction grows for the tough
sheriff. She must crack through his emotional wall before the storm breaks or
lose her only chance for real love. But if the storm doesn’t stop soon enough,
Abby may lose her opportunity to ask her mother’s forgiveness for running away
almost ten years before.



Snowdrift is a story about love, faith, and
forgiveness.”

 

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“Daddy, Daddy,” Beth cried happily as she bounced on his stomach,
“come downstairs and see what Mama did.”
 
Jack caught his daughter before she could jump on anything vital,
and sat up in bed. Glancing at the clock on his nightstand he saw it wasn’t six
in the morning yet and it was still dark outside. “What are you talking about,
Beth?”
 
Kathy crawled up next to her sister. “Daddy, come look! Santa
brought our presents from Jesus!” She pulled his arm, grunting softly.
 
“And Mama came with him. Come look!” Beth said as she wrapped her
hands around his arm beside her little sister’s and tugged. “Daddy!”
 
“Okay, all right.” Jack pushed back his covers. His slippers were
by his bed, and as he shoved his feet into them he thought of the time when
he’d seen Abby wearing them. She’d been wearing his bathrobe, too. She’d
returned them both to his room before going outside with him. The bedclothes
he’d seen Abby wearing last night were beautiful and definitely fit her better
than his clothes did, but he almost wished she still wanted to keep his. She
had her own boots now, and her own coat that fit, and even her own gloves. In a
way, Jack felt like she didn’t need him any longer.
 
Out in the hallway he met up with Grace and Harry leaving their
room. They were pulling on their robes as his girls ran by them. Stickers loped
down the stairs after them. Jack smiled. “I guess it’s Christmas morning.”
 
“Merry Christmas,” Grace said as she tied her bathrobe. “I know
one of his elves was busy very late last night.”
 
Jack held up two fingers and nodded.
 
Harry said quietly, “Four hours of sleep isn’t that bad.”
Grinning, he added, “I’ve had less some Christmas Eves.”
 
“Huh,” Jack said. “A father’s rite of passage.” He slapped his
father-in-law’s shoulder. “Merry Christmas, Harry,” he said before following
his little girls down the stairs.
 
The girls must have turned on all the lights in the family room
when they first explored their booty. The hallway glowed from the stairs, only
the color was strange. There were subtle hues of red and green mixed with the
yellow-whites reflecting on the walls. When Jack stepped off the bottom step,
he quickly discovered the reason for all the odd illumination.
 
“Oh, my goodness,” Grace cried softly, with her hand over her
heart. “How?” She dropped her voice low and asked, “Jack, is this what you were
doing last night?”
 
Jack walked out into the middle of the room and looked around at
all of the decorations that hadn’t been there when he went to bed at two a.m.
“It wasn’t me.”
 
The few ornaments he’d hung on the tree had been squeezed out by
additional strands of multi-colored twinkling lights, glass angels,
papier-mâché Santa Clauses of various shapes and sizes, green, red, gold, and
silver bulbs. Small acrylic snowmen blended in between winding red ribbon,
flowing tinsel, and crowned with an antique star glowing majestically on top.
Every picture frame on every wall had green garlands with miniature bulbs
hanging from them. Jack slowly realized that he recognized everything. He just
hadn’t seen the decorations for two years.
 
“Jack!”
 
He swung around to find Grace with her hands on her throat while
looking over their dining table at the end of the living room. He rushed over
to find her staring at a table full of pastel paintings. There were eight
drawings, and in the middle of the table stood a request from Abby. It simply
stated: Merry Christmas, please handle
with care.
 
“What are you looking at, Gram?” Beth asked as she leaned up on
the table.
Grace picked her up.
 
Jack swooped Kathy up before she could touch anything, and held
her in his arms.
 
“Look, Daddy! Mama is an angel.”
 
The largest of the colorful drawings was of Grace staring out the
kitchen window, with Beth and Kathy next to her, but instead of just their own
reflections greeting them in return, Abby had painted Katie’s portrait gazing
in at her mother and two little daughters. The adoring smile on her face was
exactly what Jack remembered when his wife would gaze lovingly at their babies.
Kathy was correct. Her mother was an angel.
 
“That’s you, Daddy, and your horse!” Beth reached for a painting,
but Grace caught her arm before she could touch the surface.
 
“Brander,” Jack said quietly. Smiling, he remembered Abby staring
at him while he worked in the barn. Now he understood why she’d studied him so
hard: to draw him. The portrait next to it was the one he caught her doing when
he’d taken a nap with his girls. He’d opened his eyes just in time to see her
closing her drawing pad. She must have stayed the whole time while they slept.
 
“Where’s Abby?” Beth asked.
 
“Probably still sleeping,” Grace said.
 
“And she’s missing everything,” Jack said. Passing Kathy to her
grandfather, he marched down the back hallway, past the kitchen entryway and
opened Abby’s bedroom door—without knocking. He hit the light switch and then
stopped before going inside the messy room. He needed to step carefully around
the bags on the floor to get to the side of the bed where the lump under the
cover lay.
 
“Abigail.” Jack squatted next to her, quietly calling her name.
“Abigail, wake up.” He grasped the edge of the blanket over her head and pulled
it down, exposing her pajama covered shoulders and back. Her brown hair spilled
over her face, obscuring her eyes. “Abby, you’re missing Christmas.”
 
Groaning, Abby turned her head and faced away from him.
 
With his lips next to her cheek, Jack said, “Abigail Carson, you
need to wake up and watch the girls open presents.”
 
Mumbling, she said, “No . . .  family only.”
 
“Come on, Abby.”
 
“Too tired.”
 
He pushed aside enough of her messy hair to find some skin, and
kissed her cheek several times before foraging down to her neck. “You leave me
no choice, baby.” Jack un-tucked the blanket from the bottom of the bed, pushed
the blankets underneath Abby’s body, and then lifted her off the bed.
 
“No, don’t,” she moaned.
 
“Too late, I’m already doing it.” Jack lifted her higher in his
arms, trailing blankets as he walked. “You worked too hard to miss out on this
morning.”
 
“Jack, no!” Abby said, pulling the quilt up over her head.
 
He stopped before leaving the room, and with his face next to the
blanket where he figured her ear might be, he asked with a soft voice, “Don’t
you want to be with us? Be with me?”
 
Lowering the blanket, she gazed at his scruffy face and bed-messy
hair, then into his soft green eyes before sliding her arms around his neck.
With her lips touching his ear, she whispered, “Yes, I want to be with you.”
 
Jack held her tighter. His ability to move out of her room was
preempted by a sudden surge of emotion. He let her legs slip out of his grip.
He had better use of his arm—he wrapped it around her back.
 
“We better go,” Abby said, “or you’ll miss your daughters opening
their presents, and I don’t want to be responsible for that.” Grinning, she
added, “And I have another gift for you.”
 
With his face in her hair, he said, “I’ve seen them. They’re
beyond beautiful, Abby. I don’t know how to thank you.”
 
Leaning back, Abby squinted. “I don’t think we’re talking about
the same thing.”
 
“We saw your paintings on the dining table.”
 
“Oh—” Abby smoothed her hand along his fuzzy jaw. “I wasn’t
talking about those, but I’m very glad you like them.”
 
Leaning down closer to her lips, he said, “I . . .  love them,” then he kissed her.
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Release Blitz: Love, Lyrics & Lies by L.M. Carr

Cover Design: Cassy Roop @ Pink Ink Designs

Release Date: December 14, 2017

 

Synopsis

Living modestly in a quiet suburb with her grandmother, Caterina Ryan vows to have no connection with her former life in the spotlight.

The door to her past has been locked and the key thrown away.

When a home renovation project brings the irresistibly charming and gorgeous Mateo Cruz into her life, she finds herself drawn back to a dark place.

A place where dreams were shattered and hearts betrayed.

Encouraged to accept a “once in a lifetime” opportunity in the music industry, Mateo seeks to make a name for himself while remaining true to the woman he loves.

Their shared love of music brings them closer than ever, but will the temptations of fame and fortune threaten to tear them apart?

 

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L.M. Carr, author of the Giving Trilogy, the Stones Duet, and two sexy stand-alone novels, is a wife, a mom, an educator, a reader and a writer who lives in central Connecticut with her family. When she’s not sitting at her computer writing, she loves to get lost in a good book or spend time with family and friends.

After self-publishing the trilogy in 2015, a suspenseful romance tale about Mia Delaney and the sexy, arrogant single father Adam Lawson, L.M. penned the Stones Duet in 2016. This spin-off from the trilogy chronicles the story of Army veteran Shane Davis. Left jaded and cynical after his time in the military, Shane moves to Boston and meets a girl who changes his perception on the world around him.

In February 2017, From A Distance was released. An intricate and sexy romance about a motorcycle drag racer and his quest to hide secrets from a woman while the truth unravels before his eyes.

Love Lyrics and Lies, an emotional and angst-filled romance about two people who share a love of music but struggle to balance fame and fortune while maintaining a relationship, will release in December 2017.

Looking to expand beyond Contemporary Romance, L.M. is working on a new romantic comedy.

L.M. Carr is a lover of “Happily Ever Afters” because the world is filled with enough sadness. Reading is an escape in which anything is possible. But like in reality, stories sometimes take you on a journey through Hell before you can reach Heaven.

 

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Release Blitz: Mr. Dirty by Nana Malone

Cover Design: Amy Daws

Release Date: December 13, 2017

 

Synopsis

I have a dirty mouth. That’s the truth. Women love it. And I have no plans on changing. Why would I?

I like my life. The women, the partying, the fun.

Until I meet my new neighbour.

She’s messing with my good thing. She’s annoying, and persistent, and a pain in the…well you get the idea. She’s also gorgeous, and smart…and completely immune to me.

And now she needs my help with a little Ex payback and I’m more than happy to lend my expertise. Now all I have to do is keep from falling for her in the process. How hard can that be?

 

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USA Today Best Seller, Nana Malone’s love of all things romance and adventure started with a tattered romantic suspense she “borrowed” from her cousin.

It was a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana, and Nana was a precocious thirteen. She’s been in love with kick butt heroines ever since. With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own characters.

While she waits for her chance at a job as a ninja assassin, in the meantime Nana works out her drama, passion and sass with fictional characters every bit as sassy and kick butt as she thinks she is.

 

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Book Blitz: The Remains in the Pond by Ann Swann

 

Ann lives in Texas with her husband and rescue pets. She taught reading and other subjects for a number of years before leaving to devote more time to her first love—writing. Reading with children was always her favorite part of teaching.

Cool Well Press published her ghostly series for the young at heart, Stevie-girl and the Phantom Pilot, Stevie-girl and The Phantom Student, and Stevie-girl and The Phantom of Crybaby Bridge.

Her adult novels—All For Love, women’s fiction, and the suspense trilogy Stutter Creek, Lilac Lane, and Copper Lake, are all published by 5 Prince Publishing.

Takers, Ann’s foray into speculative fiction, was released earlier this year.

She has won several awards for fiction since her college days and has had short stories and essays published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, The Binnacle, Timeless, an anthology, Seasonal Sweet, and Suspenseful, an anthology, Jitter Press, Fictionterrifica, The Rusty Nail, The Sandstorm, Reflections, an anthology, and Blue Mountain Review.

 

 

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Senior prom is the happiest night of Gabi’s
life. Her crush has just revealed that he is every bit as infatuated with her
as she is with him. When he has a car wreck and is transported to the hospital
in a coma, Gabi feels as if she’s taken a knife to the heart. But his jealous
cousin, Rose, sees her chance to give the knife an even harder twist. She
convinces Gabi to meet her at a local parking spot outside town. It’s a night
that will change several lives forever. One of the girls will return, and one will
become known as the remains in the pond.

 

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  He grinned and picked me up the way he’d done the night he proposed on the beach. Only this time, he laid me gently on the huge white bed. Honeymoon suite, all the way, someone had scattered rose petals here, too. They’d even copied our sunset wedding colors.
            Reece undressed first, slowly. With great relish I sipped my champagne, nibbled my crackers, and watched him in the softly muted light from the rose-shaded bedside lamp. I’ll never get tired of this, I thought. He is every sculptor’s dream model, long and lean, all corded abs and thighs.

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Book Tour: Running in Snow by Renee Regent

Running in Snow:

A Holiday Novella

by Renee Regent

Genre: Women’s Fiction, Romance

 

Two heartwarming tales of love and redemption. And snow.

Noelle’s Promise
Does your past define the future?
Noelle has one cardinal rule─never, ever celebrate the holidays. But now she’s promised to spend them with her boyfriend, Logan, and his extended family. As the festivities begin, bad memories surface. She manages to suppress her anxiety and join in the celebrations, until an unexpected incident sends her fleeing into the night. Can she overcome her past before it ruins her future?
Eve’s Hope
Can a holiday be unlucky every year?
When her heater goes out in the middle of a rare Atlanta snowstorm, reclusive Eve accepts the invitation to her handsome neighbor’s party. Expecting to be bored to tears, she encounters a few surprises before the countdown to midnight begins. Can she survive just one New Year’s Eve without her bad luck kicking in?

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A lifelong entrepreneur, Renee Regent spent most of her life writing for business, but never lost her love of writing stories. Being an incurable romantic, she now writes stories about mismatched people who beat the odds to be together, with a surprising twist or two.

Renee lives in Atlanta with her husband, three cats and four turtles. When not working or writing, she can be found sitting on her deck enjoying nature. Wine may or may not be involved….

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Book Tour: Just Right by Sheena Binkley

Just Right:
A Something Just Ain’t Right Novella
by Sheena Binkley
Genre: Interracial, Mystery & Suspense, Romance
What happens when the chaos ends and their normal life begins?
It has been three years since Hayley and Morgan Carter experienced the turmoil caused by Morgan’s family. Now that the threats, kidnappings, and shootings are behind them, the two can now live a normal life with their two-year-old son, Morgan Jr. While Hayley is living her dream as an event coordinator for a high-profiled company, Morgan decided to go into law enforcement and become a detective. With their lives slowly falling into place, the two will soon find out that things are not what they seem.
As the two receive some surprising news from a former nemesis, they must decide what is best to protect themselves and their loved ones. Will the two result back to their former lives to keep their happily ever after, or will it be too late?
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Hayley

Love.

Some people don’t get to experience it in their lifetime. Some are just scared to. I can say that I’m blessed to have experienced it with Morgan. I knew the moment I’d laid my brown eyes on him that he would be my soulmate. After everything we have been through, it just made my love for him even stronger.

Now that the two of us are living the family life, it feels good but a tiny part of me sort of misses the thrill-seeking couple that we used to be. Not the running after guns and getting shot part; just the spontaneous action we used to have when we first started dating.

Once Morgan and I ate dinner, I let him get some rest. I knew he was tired from work. He’s been at the station nonstop for the past two weeks on a case he couldn’t discuss. Majority of his cases he couldn’t talk about, but he’ll give hints to some of them and I’ll figure out what they are. This one, he has had a tight lip on, which I wasn’t mad about but it did make me feel some type of way. We tell each other everything, so this was sort of bittersweet that this part of our lives we couldn’t share.

Within minutes, Morgan was back asleep and with MJ with my parents, I decided to get some work done. I did have a project due soon, so this was a good time to get some of it done.

I glanced at my computer screen wondering where to begin when my phone rang. My future sister-in-law, Tamara, was calling. Although she doesn’t know it yet, I know my brother will propose to her soon.

He better.

“Hey Tam, what’s up?”

“Hey Hales, I was just calling.”

“Uh-no, what has my big-headed brother done now?”

Tamara laughed. “Lamar hasn’t done anything, Hales. He’s still the perfect gentleman.”

“He better be.”

“I was seeing what you were up to. My mind is all over the place because of work and I just needed someone to talk to.”

“Say no more, Tam. Want to go to our usual spot?”

“Yes! Thank you.”

“No prob. I’ll see you in a few.”

After we disconnected, I shut down my computer and walked into my bedroom. I heard Morgan softly snoring as I went up to him. I gave him a quick peck on the lips and he slowly opened his eyes.

“Hey, just letting you know, I’m going out with Tam for a bit.”

“I thought you had work to do?”

“It can wait. My mind wasn’t on it anyway.”

“Okay, don’t stay out too long. I’ll be wide awake when you return.”

“Really?”

“Definitely. We should take advantage of the alone time we have now.”

I smiled as Morgan leaned over to kiss me.

“Maybe I should call Tam and cancel.”

“Go, baby. I’m not going anywhere.”

I kissed him again and went to put on my shoes. After all of these years, Morgan still looks good. His blue eyes were still clear and beautiful like a deep blue ocean. His blond hair was still short and cropped, but his athletic body has changed a bit. Since he joined the force, he has bulked up a bit. I didn’t think he could get any sexier, but he definitely has.

“You’re thinking about doing me this second, aren’t you?”

I laughed. “You still cocky as ever.”

“You’re not denying it, though.”

I gave him a sexy smile. “I guess you’ll know soon enough, hubby.”

I leaned down and kissed him again before grabbing my wristlet and keys. Hopefully, my visit with Tamara doesn’t take too long because Morgan and I have some much-needed alone time to share.

 

Sheena Binkley first discovered her love for storytelling when writing her first story for a class project at the tender age of nine. Since then, she has composed several short stories and numerous tales that are not only engaging, but simply entertaining. She is also a freelance writer, penning articles on various topics including education and entertainment.
To date, her best-selling novels include In Love With My Best Friend, Love Unbroken, Something Just Ain’t Right, and The Love Chronicles.
In April of 2016, Sheena launched her own publishing company which focus strictly on romance books. Besides writing, she loves reading, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Houston (where the weather is always unpredictable) with her husband and son.
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Book Tour: Hiding a Wolfe by EA Hunt

Hiding a Wolfe
by EA Hunt
Genre: Romance
Lt. Paul Wolfe’s last deployment had cost him everything. His fiancee, his leg, his mental stability. So when his name comes up for a service animal to help him with his anxiety he wonders if he will be good enough for the animal or will he push it away like he has done so many other things in his life.
Alice Saint loved what she did she gave people the ability to get their lives back by providing them with service animals. One special animal was to be given to Lt Paul Wolfe a special case who was recommended by one of the therapist she worked with.
When the day of the animal exchange to sparks fly for Alice and Paul causing their lives to change in so many different and amazing ways.
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Paul slid his hands around the small of her back. He gave it a little push bringing her closer to him. He deepened the kiss. Hearing Adnan in the kitchen had set his heart racing. He’d imagined for a split second that Alice would want the man standing in her kitchen, his skin bearing no scars. But hearing her say she didn’t want Adnan then looking into his eyes and repeating those words was more than he, Paul, could have ever asked for. He lifted his head as he cupped one side of her face. “so beautiful, you are so very, very beautiful.”

“So are you,” she replied as she reached forward. Paul pulled back he smiled at her sound of frustration. “Calm, just be calm.”

“Calm?” Alice queried.

       “Yes, calm,” he replied as he pulled her fully against him. He bent his head kissing her neck. “Don’t think for one moment I won’t fulfill our desires tonight.”

       “I didn’t say that” she said as her head lulled back. She ran her hand lightly over the back of his head, loving how he was making her feel. “Paul,” came her small sigh. Paul lifted his head, stepped back and turned her so she was facing the wall.

       “Paul.” She placed her hands on the wall anchoring herself.

       “Shh.” He stepped back up to her. He grasped the material of her skirt, bunching it in his hands. “You look so damn good tonight,” he whispered as his hand grazed her thigh

       “Hmm.”

       “Yes, I love this dress. You will have to wear it again for me.” He kissed her ear. “And only me,” he whispered.

       “Yes,” Alice cooed.

       “Good.” His hand traveled slowly over the front of her thighs, until he reached her panties. He skimmed the material covering her mound.

       “Silk?” he questioned as he unbuttoned his pants, thankful he’d opted for loose fitting khakis.

       “Lace, crotchless lace.”

       “And who gave you crotchless panties?” He questioned. If it was another man he would rip them off and burn them never wanting another’s intimate gift on his woman’s body. If was a friend of hers he would have to thank them for giving him immediate access to pleasure his woman

       “Clarita. She gave them to me as a gift for tonight.” Alice replied breathless. Thank heavens. “I’ll have to thank her the next time I see her,” Paul replied as he wrapped his arm around her waist lifting her

       “Paul I’m-”

       “Not,” he said.

       “Bu- oh.”

       Paul closed his eyes as he entered her she was so tight, so wonderful and so very much his. He started to move. “You feel so good wrapped around me.”

       “I should be saying the same to you.” She breathed as pleasure started to build within her. He filled her so well she was not sure where he ended and she began.

       “That’s it baby. I want you to cum for me. I want you to scream my name.”

Paul said as he felt her squeezing him and her body start to quiver. “Cum for me Alice. Scream the name of the man who’s going to make you cum so hard you’ll think about for the rest of your life”

       “Paul!!!” Alice screamed as the hardest orgasm she’d ever had hit her.

       Paul shuddered into her, only seconds later, pouring his essence into her body. “We are so not done.” He shook his pants free of his body. Then made sure his arm was secured around Alice, before he stepped back and headed towards her room. He walked over to the bed and laid her gently there before following her. He placed some of his weight on the bed while still having her back pressed to his front and his dick in her. He kissed her neck. “For a quickie that was amazing.” Alice chuckled. “You know I made dinner.” She said as she squeezed him

       “Hmm….it smells wonderful,” Paul said as he cupped her full breast. He massaged it through her dress. He loved her squeezing him. Alice licked her lips. “That feels so good.” She pressed into the hand squeezing her breast.

       “You feel good.” He moved his hips. Hard once again for the woman before him.

       “Paul, oh Paul!” She called

       He loved hearing his name on her lips. “ALICE!!” He called as he emptied a second time. Alice shuddered. She could become addicted to this man. She pulled away from him, sat up and removed her dress. She turned smiled at Paul and reached for his shirt. She wanted to see him.

       “Alice,” he started as he covered her hands on his shirt. Alice leaned forward. “You know what I thought when I first saw you,” she said as she lifted his shirt.

       “What is this charred mess before me?” Paul joked.

         “No” She skimmed her hand over his abs, his scars and his chest. “I thought this is the most beautiful man I’ve ever seen a day in my life.” She gestured for him to sit up. Paul did as she requested, nervous as to how she would look at him and his scars. He’d taken her from behind because of his scars, opting not to see the disgust she would try to hide while looking at him.

       She pulled his shirt over his head. “Lie down”

       “Alice, I can’t”

       “You can,” she said as she pushed him gently onto the bed. She straddled his hips. Alice reached for the front clasp of her bra. She smiled at Paul’s sharp intake of breath when she unclasped it, showing her full breasts.

        “Do you like what you see?” she teased.

         “Yes,” Paul breathed as he placed his hands on her hips. “I love a woman with curves.”

         Alice smiled as she bent and started kissing Paul’s chest. She made sure to spend a little extra time on the flesh he thought was ugly. She lifted her head she looked him in the eyes “I’m not scared, disgusted or turned off by what I see before me.” Paul said as he placed a hand on her cheek, “Alice, I don’t have a leg and my body is-”

          “Is mine,” she told him as she sat up. She ran her hands over his chest. “Do you understand me Paul Wolfe? This body and the man it houses all belong to me.” She replied as she placed her lips on his.

 

Author EA Hunt was born the youngest of William and Natlean Bills’ four children. EA was raised in Joliet, IL; an suburb of Chicago, and went to college at Kentucky State University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and sung in the Gospel Ensemble. EA had two daughters, Tayla Elizabeth and Ava Elease. EA, Tayla and Ava reside in Marietta, Ga, an suburb of Atlanta, Ga.
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Book Tour: Second Sight by J.A. Culican

Second Sight
Hollows Ground Book 1
by J.A. Culican
Genre: Epic Urban Fantasy, Romance
What if you could foresee death?
Mirela can prophesy the death of whomever she sees. At thirteen, Ela foretold the death of her best friend, only to watch it happen before her very eyes. Ela, now twenty-one, spends her days locked away in her apartment, avoiding the public and the gift she considers a curse.
Until he appears.
Luka Conway is handsome. Charming. And magical. After Ela predicts yet another death, Luka leads her to an underground city hidden beneath Atlanta, populated by empaths, telepaths, and seers. Luka is a Shade, a soldier fighting a secret war against the Wraiths, a deadly group of sorcerers who wish to take over the world. Ela is given no choice; she must prove herself a Shade, and use her powers for the light, or she will be put to death. Resolved to her fate, Ela trains as a warrior, determined to put her curse to good use.
Then Talon Michaels appears. He’s just as dashing as Luka, and even more dangerous. A Wraith, Talon warns Ela that the Shades aren’t all what they appear. Who can Ela trust, if anyone? Should her powers be used for good…or evil? Which should she choose?
Full of action, adventure, and romance, Second Sight is an exciting young adult epic fantasy. It’s sure to please fans of USA Today bestselling author J.A. Culican’s The Keeper of Dragons series.
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J.A. Culican is a USA Today Bestselling author of the middle grade fantasy series Keeper of Dragons. Her first novel in the fictional series catapulted a trajectory of titles and awards, including top selling author on the USA Today bestsellers list and Amazon, and a rightfully earned spot as an international best seller. Additional accolades include Best Fantasy Book of 2016, Runner-up in Reality Bites Book Awards, and 1st place for Best Coming of Age Book from the Indie book Awards.
J.A. Culican holds a Master’s degree in Special Education from Niagara University, in which she has been teaching special education for over 11 years. She is also the president of the autism awareness non-profit Puzzle Peace United. J.A. Culican resides in Southern New Jersey with her husband and four young children.
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Book Tour: Kai by Michelle Abbott

Kai
by Michelle Abbot
Genre: Romance
My name is Kai Okamoto. I deal drugs. Trade escapism for cold, hard cash.
Born to a British mother and a Japanese father, I grew up poor, hungry, and alone. Hiding from the monsters at our door. The debt collectors.
I’ve worked hard to escape my past. I’m not that frightened little boy anymore. I’m wealthy, secure, and sure of myself. At least I was, until I met Lily.
Lily is a good girl. The kind of girl I should stay away from. I should, but I can’t.
I hate lying to her, but if she finds out who I am, what I do. I won’t see her for dust.
A standalone, bad boy romance, set in England.
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Available balance £2.50. I blink and look again at the ATM screen. Available balance £2.50. This must be a mistake. I pull my card from the machine, and glance at the line of people behind me. They’re just going to have to wait. This is an emergency. Feeling cold, I insert my card and reenter my pin. Available balance £2.50. Has my account been hacked? What will I do if someone has stolen my money?

Snatching my card, I head to a quiet corner of the car park. Pulling out my phone, I call the number on the back of the card. I pace back and forth as I’m forced to listen to five minutes of background music. Finally, a human being comes on the line. After answering her security questions, I try to remain calm as I explain to her that my balance must be wrong, that my wages of £958 are always paid in on the first of the month, that it’s now the third and the money is not showing in my account. More waiting while she checks my recent transactions. The car park is filling up, it’s that time of the evening when people come home from work and stop off to get their groceries. Dark clouds block out the sun. It’s going to rain and I didn’t bring an umbrella. Her voice cuts through my thoughts. “I can see £958 is usually paid in on the first of every month. However, there was no payment this month.”

There’s a gust of wind and I feel a few drops of moisture against my skin. “Are you sure? Maybe there’s been a mistake.”

“Nothing has been paid in. All I can suggest is you contact the personnel department of the company you work for.”

I shove my phone into my bag. Great. Just great. I join the throng of customers who are shuffling through the doors of the store. As I pass by one of the checkouts someone calls out, “Are you back already? You doing an extra shift?” It’s one of my colleagues but I really don’t have the energy to explain, so I mouth, ‘Got a problem.’

Standing outside my boss’s office, I rap my knuckles against the door. At twenty-three, my boss is only three years older than me. He looks up at me as I stand in front of his desk. “Can I help you, Lily?”

He’s a good guy. Like me, he has a degree, and like me he’s putting it to good use by working at a grocery store. Too many graduates applying for too few jobs. At least my day ends at five. Eight hours on the checkout and I’m done. My boss works longer hours and has way more responsibility, for not much more pay. No surprise he’s young, they wouldn’t get an older more experienced person to do this job for the money they pay. I sigh. “My wages haven’t been paid.”

“Not you as well.” He rubs the back of his neck. “There’s been a mix up. Personnel are aware of it and your wages should be in your account by Monday.” My dismay must be obvious, because he frowns. “I can loan you a few quid if you’re short. You can pay me back when you get paid.”

I square my shoulders and shake my head. Owing money makes me anxious. For that reason, I’m one of those rare people who doesn’t own a credit card. I’ll manage. Somehow.

I hear the rain before I even step out into the car park. This day just keeps getting better. Before heading outside I pull my coat up over my head. Water splashes onto my tights as my feet slosh through puddles. Striding briskly, I consider my options. My food cupboards are empty but I have £70 in my purse to pay my electric bill. I could use that cash to buy food and pay the electric on Monday. But, I’ve already received the final notice. I’ll pay the bill. Four days without food won’t kill me. My feet are soaked and rain drips from my eyelashes by the time I reach the Post Office. I delve into my bag for my purse.

Michelle Abbott lives in the UK and hates describing herself in 3rd person.
She loves to write new adult romance about heroes who begin as the underdog and are protective of their girl.
She’s an avid reader of romance, is addicted to coffee and loves wine and chocolate, so yeah, not the most healthy eating and drinking habits 🙂 She spends way too much time online when she should be writing. She collects teddy bears and occasionally knits a couple of rows on a sweater she started years ago, which she may eventually finish in time to wear for her funeral 🙂
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Release Blitz: Vengeance by Belle Ami

NEW BOOK RELEASE !!
Book 2 of the thrilling Tip of the Spear series by Belle Ami
VENGEANCE
Belle Ami
Series: Tip of the Spear Book 2
Genre: Romance, Thriller, Suspense
Publisher: Hartwood Publishing
Publication Date: September 12, 2017
A Mossad agent will do anything to rescue his kidnapped wife and to stop a terrorist plot to blow up a nuclear facility.
Vengeance
Vengeance is a sexy thriller teeming with romantic suspense. A well-researched tale, scary in its possibility, packed with excitement, it will leave you breathlessly turning pages.
Layla Wallace Hassani is living her dream, curating a major art exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. She has it all, a fabulous career, the perfect marriage and the perfect child. She’s madly in love with her husband Cyrus Hassani, a Mossad agent, and lives in Tel Aviv with their four-year-old daughter Cerise. Her life takes a disastrous turn when she’s kidnapped by Iranian terrorists during the bombing of a restaurant in Manhattan. Chained to a bed at a remote location, Layla is a pawn in a deadly game. She’s the bait to lure Cyrus to his death.
Driven by vengeance and a love that knows no bounds, Cyrus will do anything to rescue his wife and stop the terrorist’s plot to blow up a nuclear facility. Teaming up with the FBI he’s the only man capable of stopping a bombing that would result in the deaths of millions of people. Filled with vengeance, stopping the terrorists is his goal, but saving Layla is his mission.
Layla knows her Superman, Cyrus, is coming to save her. She also knows, unbeknownst to him, that by doing so it will mean the death of their child. Caught in a mousetrap, she struggles to find a way out of her deadly situation and to fend off the sexual advances of the kidnapper terrorist who’s fallen in love with her.
Layla must make a choice, save her child or sacrifice herself and her marriage. The clock is ticking.
Another page turner by Belle Ami. Suspense fans and those who enjoy a well crafted story won’t be disappointed.
– Therese Gilardi, Goodreads Reviewer
Belle Ami’s Book 2 of this Series may be my favorite yet. The depth of this story line, the suspense, kept me enraptured and breathless. I’m blown away! Congratulations!
– Amazon Customer

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Tel Aviv, Israel
September 12th
5 a.m.
New York time 10 p.m. September 11th
Cyrus’ cell phone rang, waking him from a dream of making love to his wife. He glanced at the clock—five a.m. Not good.
His throat was glued shut. He squeezed out, “Yes?”
“Cyrus, I’m sorry to call with such devastating news.”
It was Rafi, the director of Mossad’s Americas’ desk. A chill crept up Cyrus’ spine.
“I just got a call from New York. There’s been an attack.” Rafi’s voice came tense and strained…the act of speech seemed to produce immeasurable pain.
Cyrus’ heart pounded as if a regiment of infantry stampeded on his chest. His voice barely above a whisper. “What happened?”
“A bomb exploded in a restaurant…near the Museum of Modern Art. Probably a hundred or more people have been killed. Avi Zaken was there. We assume he’s dead.”
“Oh, my God, they got the consul general. Layla’s going to be devastated. She’s very fond of Avi.”
“About Layla.” Rafi’s voice softened. “Her name is on his calendar. His dinner appointment. I’m so sorry, Cyrus.”
Cyrus’ blood froze, and his heart refused to beat. It took every ounce of his strength to hold it together. He held the phone in a death grip. “How do we know she was in the restaurant? Have you checked with her security detail? Maybe there’s been a mistake.”
“Layla released them earlier in the day—”
“Why would she?” He closed his eyes. “Shit. Shit. Shit, that sounds like Layla.”
He fought to steady his voice. “Anything else?”
“The FBI’s tracking down museum security to see who saw her leave. I can’t tell you for certain if she was in the restaurant, but in all likelihood, she was there. God…” Rafi’s voice cracked. “This is such a fucking disaster. I hate to be the bearer of such news.”
“This can’t be right?”
“Cyrus, it’s all over the news. The FBI’s calling it terrorism. We’ve already requested inclusion in the case. The prime minister’s up in arms. He’s adamant this attack will not go unanswered. He’s called for an emergency meeting at the Office, but given the circumstances…if you feel you can’t—”
Cyrus interrupted him. He struggled to control the scream climbing up his throat. I need to keep it together. “No, I’ll be there as soon as I can. What about Aleck, Layla’s father, has anyone notified him? I can’t—I mean—I don’t think I could handle talking to him right now.”
“Dodi’s calling him.”
The prime minister. Good. “I’m on my way.” He hung up and stared at his cell phone, feeling the walls close in around him.
Layla. Dead. Layla. Dead. Layla. Dead. The words burned into his brain like a firestorm leaving nothing but ashes.
Impossible. No warning. No premonition. Nothing but emptiness. Shouldn’t I have felt something?
“Noooo!” He roared with grief. He howled, keening like a wild beast. Everything of beauty in the world dead or dying.
Layla. Dead. And it was his fault. He should have kept her from going. I’m the target. It’s me they want. Oh, dear God, what have I done? Why didn’t you take me?
There was no way he could live without her. He wanted to kill someone—something—anything that might stop the pain. He thought about the Jericho pistol in his drawer. He wanted to hold the shiny, black, instrument of death to the head of her killers. He wanted to pull the trigger. He wanted to see blood gush, brains splatter—he wanted revenge.

Other Books by Belle Ami

Don’t miss the other books in the Tip of the Spear series:
Escape
ESCAPE
Series: Tip of the Spear Book 1
Escape, a sexy romantic thriller that “what ifs?” a nuclearized Middle East.
When Harvard student, Layla Wallace and her Saudi boyfriend are kidnapped to Iran, a deep-cover Mossad agent is activated and given a mission. He’s ordered to either get Layla out of Iran, or if failing that—kill her.
This story is suspenseful, it’s smart, it’s sexy, it’s a page-turner that you will be loathed to put down.
– Romance Reviews

Giveaway

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Prizes up for grabs:
$25 Amazon Gift Card
3 Digital Copies of Escape (Tip of the Spear Book 1)
Contest runs from October 13 – November 2, 2017.

About Belle Ami

Belle Ami

Belle Ami writes romantic/suspense/thrillers with a teaspoon of sex. Escape (Tip of the Spear Book 1) is up for a RONE Award in 2018. Her latest is entitled Vengeance (Tip of the Spear Book 2) published by Hartwood Publishing. She lives in Southern California with her husband, two children, a horse named Cindy Crawford, and her brilliant Chihuahua, Giorgio Armani.
Official website: http://belleami.us/
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