Saturday, October 10, 2015

Spotlight Banner of the Week: Laken Cane

Laken Cane is an urban fantasy writer living in Southern Ohio. She writes dark urban fantasy. Shiv Crew is her debut book, followed by Blood and Bite, Strange Trouble, Obsidian Wings, New Regime, and the Rune Alexander short, Shadows Past, and Wormwood Echoes. She is currently working on book seven in the Rune Alexander series.

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Friday, October 9, 2015

Review of Numbers (New Species #14) by Laurann Dohner

Stories 14 and 15 in the New Species series. It is advisable to read the books in order, to get the most enjoyment from the series.

Dana is visiting Homeland when she meets a New Species who tugs at her heartstrings. As a widow, she knows firsthand the pain he’s suffering after losing his mate.

Mourn isn’t so certain that talking to a human female will help him heal but he desires her. It’s possible she could become his new reason for living.

Candi lost the male she loved, but never forgot him. New Species are her only hope to seek revenge for 927’s death.

A human female claiming to have been reared at Mercile has demanded entry to Homeland. Hero rushes to Medical and comes face-to-face with his past. One look at Candi and the life he’s built since gaining freedom comes crashing down around him. 

Overall Rating: 4.5 Rockin’ ★★★★☆

Are you ready to enter the world of the New Species? I know I was and my expectations were met with this long awaited book.  In this installment of the New Species series, the multi-talented author Laurann Dohner combines two stories into one book, Numbers.  We are given more insight into the workings and relationships of daily life at Homeland. These stories are science fiction romance and you will not want to miss reading more about the characters we have grown to know and love so much.  This is about how two New Species find their destined mates and eventually their HEA.  

140’s story was first introduced to us in book 6 when he and his mate were rescued but she was dying from the drugs being pumped into her body by the vicious scientist of Mercile. When she died he felt part of him had died and accepted the name Mourn.  Dana lost her husband to cancer and was also grieving from his loss.  She decides to visit her brother, Paul (the human nurse we've known throughout the series) and meets Mourn when he is brought in to Medical.  She is drawn to the devastated grief-stricken male.  A bond of friendship blossoms between the two wounded souls as they find their way to a new beginning together.

927 saved Valiant's mate, Tammy in book 3.  He has taken the name Hero and is well liked among the species.  Candi's life was changed forever the night she witnessed her father murder her mother.  She has been incarcerated in an asylum since she was sixteen and finally is able to escape and get to Homeland where she demands the New Species help her avenge her male.   Malnourished and struggling to survive Candi is a survivor and when she and Hero connect the story unfolds with unexpected twists that will keep you reading until the end.

Both stories explain to readers and fans of the New Species series, the daily life at Homeland and we also get two happily ever after endings.  Survivor is the theme of this remarkable book.  Both couples survived losing parts of their souls but through their mates those pieces are made whole again and redemption is found.  Beautiful love, possessive males, and addictive erotic scenes only enhance this reading experience created by Ms. Dohner.  We highly recommend you add this book to your library.  

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#NewRelease Season of the Witch by Addison Moore EZRINA HAS ARRIVED! Season of the Witch by @AddisonMoore

Title: Season of the Witch
Author: Addison Moore
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
Release Date: Oct. 9th
Season of the Witch
(A Celestra Companion)

Ezrina’s story
1692 Salem, Massachusetts

Heathcliff O’Hare has always had a heart for Ezrina MacHatter.

When hundreds of young girls from the Celestra faction are snatched up by the magistrate as witches, Ezrina realizes that the Nephilim are in grave danger. Someone, or some other faction, is bent on destroying her people.

As obnoxious as Ezrina finds Heathcliff, his help is needed to infiltrate the wicked Counts to uncover their sinister plans.

As Ezrina and Heathcliff grow closer, the woman who has laid claim to Heathcliff becomes more dangerous. Giving her heart to Heathcliff puts Ezrina’s family in peril in ways that she could never imagine. 

But Ezrina is determined to put her people, her faction, and her heart first. 

This is the season of her retribution. 
This is the season of the witch.

Addison Moore is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author who writes contemporary and paranormal romance. Her work has been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine. Previously she worked as a therapist on a locked psychiatric unit for nearly a decade. She resides on the West Coast with her husband, four wonderful children, and two dogs where she eats too much chocolate and stays up way too late. When she's not writing, she's reading.


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The Celestra Series at a Glance 
YA Paranormal Romance 
(Merges into a NA Paranormal Romance with
The Celestra Forever After Series)

16 year-old Skyla Messenger embarks on a journey that spans time and dimensions in her pursuit to navigate old angelic rivalries.

After the death of her father, her family moves to eerie Paragon Island where no one and nothing is as it seems. 

Upon discovering she belongs to the most powerful angelic beings, the Celestra faction, Skyla is enthralled with her new powers and her new standing in the order of the universe. Skyla and the two handsome boys that side with her, Logan and Gage, find themselves embroiled in a faction war that tries their character and has them questioning which side of the battle line they should be standing. 

The Celestra Series is a dizzying carousel that sends you into the fog-laden woods without any hope of ever leaving. Fasten your seatbelt. This is one wicked ride. 

and Fems
and Sectors,
oh my.

*Be sure to check out The Countenance Trilogy, a Celestra spinoff. Both series merge into the Celestra Forever After Series, a New Adult continuation of the popular Young Adult series!

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#CoverReveal Long Shot by Lexi Whitlow


Cover Reveal
Title: Long Shot
Author: Lexi Whitlow
Release Date: October 15, 2015
Cover Designer: Cormar Covers - https://www.facebook.com/CormarCovers

  Long_Shot_Final   synopsis  
Long Shot tells the story of underground MMA champion Josh McRae, and the girl he fell for years ago--his stepsister, Dr. Natalie Shaw. In his eyes, she's the smart, sexy, cunning country girl he could never have. That's why he kissed her on the night after her father's funeral. And that's why he left right after for a drunken night on the beach and never came back to explain himself. As much as Josh "Long Shot" McRae secretly adores Natalie, she hates him and everything he stands for. And hell, she hates him worst of all because he broke her heart right before she left for medical school. Now she's back in her small island town, and she hasn't seen or heard from Josh in three years. She assumes he's been fighting, fucking, and drinking--the things he best at. And she ain't trying to get in touch, even though she knows he's only ten miles away on the peninsula. When he shows up on her doorstep one night with a dislocated shoulder, a cut that goes down to the bone, and a look on his face like he wants to take a bite out of her... she can't just turn him away, can she? Nat and Josh end up in a whirlwind romance--and an adventure--that neither of them ever planned for. But maybe it's just the kind of long shot that they both need.
Lexi Whitlow is a small-town girl from Virginia. She spent her early years growing up between Virginia and North Carolina, playing in the dark rich dirt of Eastern North Carolina at her granddaddy's farm. She's a Southern girl at heart, and she spends her days chasing her five-year-old and writing her ass off. She holds a master's degree in English literature, and her mom is so proud she's "using her degree." (Her mom is actually very proud, but she's not allowed to read any of Lexi's books.) Lexi harbors a not-so-secret love for bad boys. She loves fighters, tough-as-nails cowboys, bikers, and criminals. Her husband is a scientist... but he has the heart of a bad boy for sure.
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#CoverReveal Addicted to Sin by Monica James @MonicaJames81

Book Info
Title: Addicted To Sin
Series: Book #1 in the Sinful Pleasures Series
Author: Monica James
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Bookoture
Release Date: October 8th, 2015

Tell me your deepest, darkest secrets. I dare you.

Addiction comes down to one simple, primitive concept. Desire.

My name is Dr. Dixon Mathews, and I’m New York’s finest shrink. For $500 an hour, people tell me their darkest, most sinful secrets.

My own addiction? Sex.

I might be certified in solving other people’s problems, but not mine –
I know I’m a lost cause. I don’t do relationships. I don’t even do the same woman twice.

But that’s all about to change, thanks to two entirely different women who awaken my deepest desires.

Who will I choose?

I know who I should choose, but I never said I was the hero of this story, or even the good guy. And besides, who wants to be good, when it feels so good being bad?

My tale isn’t for the faint-hearted. If you’re game, strap yourself in and expect the unexpected. But don’t say I didn’t warn you…

Achingly sexy and highly addictive, the first in the Sinful Pleasures Series will have you hooked. Driven to Sin coming very soon…

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Praise for Addicted to Sin
Read what other authors are saying about Addicted to Sin:

'I am addicted to three things: carbs, books, and Monica James. I devoured this!' - CJ Roberts

'Wickedly sexy, provocative and daring with the right dose of the quintessential bad boy...' Heidi McLaughlin 

'Monica James is a master of story telling that holds you captive with memorable story lines, intriguing characters, steamy scenes and unexpected twists and turns. You will devour every word she offers. I am officially addicted to Dixon Mathews.' Rachel Brookes 

"This book. This book knocked me on my butt, it twisted me up in knots and consumed me until the end. Just be warned, it is not your typical romance. It's a wild ride with a naughty, naughty man." Kendall RyanNY Times bestselling author.

'A captivating, witty, and sexy read. Monica James has written an intoxicating novel that will leave you on the edge of your seat and thirsting for more when it's all over.' Justine Elvira 

'Monica James has created another character that I couldn’t get enough of. Dr Dixon Mathews’ kept me addicted until the very last page.' Lisa Edward 

Author Bio

Monica James spent her youth devouring the works of Anne Rice, William Shakespeare and Emily Dickinson.
When she is not writing, Monica is busy running her own business, but she always finds a balance between the two. 
She enjoys writing honest, heartfelt and turbulent stories, hoping to leave an imprint on her readers, and her inspiration comes from every day life. She is an Amazon best selling author in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.
Monica James resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her wonderful family, and menagerie of animals.
She is slightly obsessed with cats, chucks and lip gloss, and secretly wishes she was a ninja on the weekends.

Author Links
Website: http://monicajamesbooks.blogspot.com.au/

Thursday, October 8, 2015

#CoverReveal Something Precious by M. Clarke @MaryTing

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Jax and Rachel return in Something Precious by M. Clarke on November 8th!  
Pre-order on iBooks for ONLY $2.99:
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As Jax and Rachel start their lives together, finally engaged and living in Los Angeles, all seems right with the world until Chloe wants to enter their lives again. She wants to be closer to her son, Jace, and in order to keep the peace, Jax agrees. Unfortunately, trouble seems to be swirling in the air when Rachel’s high school crush enters their lives; meanwhile Chloe proclaims to be pregnant.

Rachel is left questioning whether Jax is the one she wants to live happily ever after with, while they are left pondering who could be the father of Chloe’s baby. Could their relationship be strong enough to surpass these obstacles or will this mean the end of Jax and Rachel's love.

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zSomething Great Series Reading Order

Something Great (bk 1)
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Something Wonderful (bk 2)
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Something Forever (bk 3)

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Something Amazing (bk 4)
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Author Information
Mary Ting resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing her first novel, Crossroads Saga, happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl. When she started reading new adult novels, she fell in love with the genre. It was the reason she had to write one-Something Great. Why the pen name, M Clarke? She tours with Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children’s chapter book-No Bullies Allowed.

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