Tag: romantic fiction

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Blessings of Luna by Blaise Ramsay – A Paranormal Romance Novel

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Blessings of Luna by Blaise Ramsay – A Paranormal Romance Novel

Today, I have a hot one for you! Presenting Blessings of Luna by Blaise Ramsay, which is available for free on Kindle Unlimited (a great deal if you ask me). For those of us who love a well-plotted paranormal story that does not leave out […]

Book Review: To Say Goodbye by Lindsay Detwiler

Book Review: To Say Goodbye by Lindsay Detwiler

Book Details:   Title: To Say Goodbye Author: Lindsay Detwiler Publisher: Hot Tree Publishing Publication Date: September, 24,2016 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Women’s Fiction   My thoughts:   To Say Goodbye is a heartwarming story, that is emotional and raw, which is exactly what I hope […]

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Bad Princess by Julianna Keyes – A Royal Romance

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Bad Princess by Julianna Keyes – A Royal Romance

Well, after the very recent announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement, I thought it would be awesome to share with you a royal story (and a giveaway – look for it at the end of the post!) Bad Princess by Julianna Keyes. This romantic comedy will keep your royal fix under control until the Spring 2018 wedding!

Enjoy!

Title: Bad Princess
Author: Julianna Keyes
Publication date: November 27th 2017
Genres: Adult, Comedy, Romance

Notorious for leaping off roofs, maiming foreign royals, and that twerking incident, Brinley Cantrella of Estau is nobody’s definition of a good princess. She’s fearless and bold, not good and gracious. And after a lifetime of being told she’s unfit to be queen, wearing the crown and helping to usher Estau into a new era is the one dream she’s never dared chase.

But when her older sister abdicates the throne, all Brinley has to do to inherit the role is not twerk, not maim anybody, and definitely not get caught fooling around topless with Prince Finn, her childhood crush, the only man she’s ever loved…and her sister’s former future husband.

Finn embodies the definition of good. Tall and handsome, serious and honorable, he always does the right thing—including agreeing to marry his ex’s sister to cover up this latest scandal. Brinley has fallen down stairs, broken teeth and broken bones, but this is the first time her heart has ever been broken. She now has the crown and the prince, and on the surface, life is good—but is being married to a man everyone swears could never love her back good enough?

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EXCERPT:

For Brinley, the girl who had spent her life exploring every forbidden nook and cranny, crawling under desks and peering behind paintings, the castle was very much her home. For Elle it had been a jail cell. Her perfect behavior had been that of a model prisoner, biding her time, waiting to break free. And now she had fled and left the world with—

“Brinley,” King Edric said. He rose from his seat where he waited with her father in the formal sitting room. He buttoned his perfectly tailored jacket and nodded politely. “How lovely to see you again.” The words were polite, but the man himself was cold and impersonal, his pale hair and eyes a visual representation of the permanent frost in his voice.

“And you,” Brinley replied, extending her hand for him to kiss. No matter the modern ideology of the kingdoms, some traditions never waned. She kept her eyes on his, her crooked smile bright and cheerful, even as she almost died from the effort required not to look at Finn, who stood just behind his father, calmly waiting his turn to greet her.

Edric finally released her and Finn took his place, taking her hand and pressing his lips to her knuckles. A roaring fire burned brightly behind him, but that was not the thing that made Brinley’s cheeks flush.

“Princess,” he said formally. Everything Finn did was formal. Everything about him from his carefully coiffed hair and his straight features to the brass buttons on his jacket and the tassels on his epaulets was formal. He was so stiff and handsome, but instead of off-putting Brinley found it incredibly tempting, the way she found the castle’s forbidden secret passageways tempting. She wanted to explore him. She wanted so desperately to see those carefully chiseled features crack a smile when it was not called for, to hear him laugh, curse, moan.

But even as she wished for it, she knew it would never happen. Elle may not have reciprocated his feelings, but Brinley had little doubt that he had cared deeply for her sister. It was mandated, after all, and Finn was very much a dutiful prince, one who always followed orders and never his heart.

 

Author Bio:

Julianna Keyes is a Canadian writer who has lived on both coasts and several places in between. She’s been skydiving, bungee jumping and white water rafting, but nothing thrills—or terrifies—her as much as the blank page. She loves Chinese food, foreign languages, baseball, and television, though not necessarily in that order, and writes sizzling stories with strong characters, plenty of conflicts, and lots of making up.

 

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Book Review Almost a Bride –  A Well-Constructed Relatable Contemporary Romance

Book Review Almost a Bride – A Well-Constructed Relatable Contemporary Romance

Book Details: Title: Almost A Bride Author: Patricia McLinn Publisher: Craig Place Books Publication Date: January 5th, 2014 Genre: Contemporary Romance Series: Wyoming Wildflowers Book 2 My Thoughts on the book:  Have you ever read a book where you want to shake the main character, […]

Book Review: The King’s Captive by Amber Bardan – A Dark, Twisted Romance

Book Review: The King’s Captive by Amber Bardan – A Dark, Twisted Romance

Book Details: Title: The King’s Captive Author: Amber Bardan Publisher: Harlequin Publication Date: Feb. 13th, 2017 Genre: Romance, Erotica   My Thoughts:  If you are a long time reader of this blog, you will probably already have heard me rant about how much  I dislike […]

Book Blitz: Random On Tour: Las Vegas – A Romantic Comedy by Julia Kent

Book Blitz: Random On Tour: Las Vegas – A Romantic Comedy by Julia Kent

Now, I am always especially interested in finding a book on tour that highlights the town I am currently living in: Las Vegas. So of course, I have to tell you about the ninth installment of the Random series. Random on Tour Las Vegas by Julia Kent is a romantic comedy, that is fast-paced and not your typical romance. Are you ready for a wild ride?

Enter the giveaway at the end of the post for your chance to win 25 Dollar Amazon or B & N gift card.



Title Random on Tour: Las Vegas
Author: Julia Kent
Publication date: August 15th 2017
Genres: Adult, Comedy, Romance

Now, you know my mama’s a gambler (sweeper, whatever….), so I guess I got to blame her for a little of this.

When the band got invited to do a big gig here in Las Vegas, I was so excited. Really excited. And when we got here, I was dazzled.

A little too dazzled. I blame the lights and the money and does Vegas pump a scent through the entire town that makes you think you’re a winner, or what?

Because I gambled all our money away. And by “our,” I mean the band’s money. All of it. Every dang cent.

Only no one knows. They’d kill me. So I have to find a way to make all that money back.

I have an idea. I got a good body and a smart mind.

(Quit laughing).

I can do this. I can fix this.

Really.

It’s just gonna get a little weird for a while.

Random on Tour: Las Vegas is the 9th book in Julia Kent’s New York Times bestselling Random series. When the band performs in Vegas, anything goes – including Darla’s dignity and all of the band’s savings. When a savior appears, though, there’s a trade-off for being rescued. A big one. How far is Darla willing to go?

Oh, please. It’s Darla. Like you have to even wonder…

This book is told from the point of view of Darla, Trevor and Joe.

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EXCERPT:

“You’re walking a chicken on a leash, Darla.”

“Yes.”

“More than one chicken.”

“Yes.”

“A human dressed up as a chicken,” he clarified, as if I didn’t know that.

“Mmm hmm.” When you’re caught, don’t incriminate yourself. Stick to noncommittal consonants.

“On the Strip in Las Vegas.”

“Yes.”

“For… fun?”

“No.” The word came out all round and heavy in my mouth, protest in a single syllable. I looked at him like he was crazy. “I’m being paid.”

 

Author Bio:

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Julia Kent writes romantic comedy with an edge. From billionaires to BBWs to new adult rock stars, Julia finds a sensual, goofy joy in every contemporary romance she writes. Unlike Shannon from Shopping for a Billionaire, she did not meet her husband after dropping her phone in a men’s room toilet (and he isn’t a billionaire). She lives in New England with her husband and three sons in a household where the toilet seat is never, ever, down.

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Book Review: Moonlight (Moon Series Book One) by Lisa Kessler

Book Review: Moonlight (Moon Series Book One) by Lisa Kessler

Book Details: Title: Moonlight Author: Lisa Kessler Publisher:  Macmillian Publication Date: July 15, 2013 Genre: Paranormal Romance My thoughts: This is another book that makes me throw away some of the preconceived notions I have about what I like in books, and what I don’t […]

Book Blitz: Almost Jamie by Gina Robinson – A Jet City Novel

Book Blitz: Almost Jamie by Gina Robinson – A Jet City Novel

Introducing: Almost Jamie, a romantic comedy by Gina Robinson, and a part of the Jet City series! Don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end of this post – for your chance to win a 25 Dollar Amazon gift card! Title: Almost Jamie Author: […]

Book Blitz: Introducing Amnesia by Cambria Hebert

Book Blitz: Introducing Amnesia by Cambria Hebert

What if you all of a sudden can not remember anything, even your own name? Amnesia by Cambria Hebert explores this scary situation in this suspenseful romance.

Read more about it, below!



Title: Amnesia
Author:Cambria Hebert
Publication date: June 12th 2017
Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense

I washed ashore in a little lake town.
A place where everyone knows everyone, yet…
No one knows me.
I don’t know me.
If a woman doesn’t know her own name, does she really exist?
I don’t know my natural hair color, my birthdate, or where I live.
I am invisible.
To everyone, to everything, even to myself.
Except to him.
I see the recognition deep in his stare, the way it lingers on my face as if I’m a puzzle he’s desperate to put together.
I just want answers, the truth… knowledge.
His lips are sealed. Still, his eyes beguile me.
I can’t trust anyone, not even myself. Someone wants me dead, the same someone who tried to bury me in a watery grave.
They’ll come for me again… I won’t know their face.
I don’t even know mine.
I am amnesia.

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Author Bio:

Cambria Hebert is an award winning, bestselling novelist of more than twenty books. She went to college for a bachelor’s degree, couldn’t pick a major, and ended up with a degree in cosmetology. So rest assured her characters will always have good hair.

Besides writing, Cambria loves a caramel latte, staying up late, sleeping in, and watching movies. She considers math human torture and has an irrational fear of chickens (yes, chickens). You can often find her running on the treadmill (she’d rather be eating a donut), painting her toenails (because she bites her fingernails), or walking her chorkie (the real boss of the house).

Cambria has written within the young adult and new adult genres, penning many paranormal and contemporary titles. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense. A few of her most recognized titles are: The Hashtag Series, Text, Torch, and Tattoo.

Cambria Hebert owns and operates Cambria Hebert Books, LLC.

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