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While I Was Away by Stylo Fantome Release Blitz with Review, Excerpt, & Playlist

21 Mar

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RELEASE BLITZ
Title: While I Was Away
Author: Stylo Fantôme 
Genre: Romantic Drama
Release Date: March 21, 2019

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You were in a car accident.

They say true love can last forever.

You hit your head, which caused your brain to swell.

Can span any distance, stretch across time, last beyond death.

The pressure against your skull damaged your brain.

Which leads one to wonder …

The damage left you unresponsive to most kinds of stimuli.

If you fall in love in your dreams,

And this unresponsive state is what’s known as a coma.

Can you find that love when you wake up?

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Danielle’s Review

5 STARS

From the first moment I met you, I knew you. Our souls were meant to meet, and will always meet. In this lifetime, in the next, in any reality, in any dream, wherever, whenever. I believe in that.”

I love this quote so much and it encompasses the feeling of this book!

Adele Reins was in a horrible car accident coming home from a party where she and her boyfriend had amicably decided to break up. The accident leaves Adele in a coma for 4 months. During this time, she meets Jones, who she views as her guardian angel of sorts. He becomes her companion as she travels to different times and places. As she spends more time with Jones, she develops strong feelings, to the point that when he tells her that her time with him is almost over, she almost doesn’t want to return to the land of the living. He assures her that she will find him again somehow, someway.  When Adele awakens, will she ever be reunited with Jones?
This story is unique and I love the way it goes in depth to Adele’s thoughts and feelings while she is in a coma. Adele has 3 older brothers and I adored the way they love and care for their sister and each have their own individual special relationship with her. I loved how supportive Adele’s ex-boyfriend was and she has a fantastic best friend that remained at her side while she was “away” as well. It seemed like there was a lot going on in this one story but I was able to keep up. I really thought this was a beautiful story and I wish it didn’t have to end! Highly recommend!



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EXCERPT 

Adele was babbling, she knew, but she couldn’t stop herself. So she was thankful when Jones cut her off and yanked her close. He sat up at the same time, and before she even realized what was happening, he was kissing her.
Finally.
The last time – the only time – they’d kissed, he’d disappeared forever. This time, she was determined to make the most of it. They both shifted onto their knees, arms going around each other, and when she gasped at the intensity of his hold, his tongue slipped into her mouth. She moaned and curled her fingers in his hair, praying the moment would last forever.
Ah, but this place is the anti-prayer. So shall you think it, so shall it not be.
Jones’ hands had moved to cup either side of her face. He pulled away, then leaned back in for another slow kiss. Tried to say something, then kissed her again. Once more, and she could just feel it – it was the last one.
“I wish we could stay here forever,” he whispered, pressing his forehead to hers.
“Me, too,” she whispered back. He grabbed hold of her wrists and gently removed her arms from around his neck.
“But it can’t be. You either go forward, or you go back. You can only stand still for so long, Adele.”
She didn’t even know what he was talking about, and she knew he was right. The storm above them was getting worse. Something was coming. Eternity waited for no one, not even her, it seemed.
She squeezed her eyes shut tight.
“I tried, Jones. I tried to stand still with you. I tried to get caught in the now with you.”
“I know you did. And now I want you to try something else,” his voice was so low, she could barely hear it over all the thunder.
“What?”
“I want you to concentrate. And then, I want you to open your eyes.”
She bit into her bottom lip and turned her head, brushing her nose against the side of his cheek so she could remember the feel of him. Inhaled deeply so she could remember the smell of him. Then she took an even deeper breath and did as she was told.
She concentrated on the ground below her. Listened to the storm raging above her. Felt Jones’ body heat in front of her.
And she also remembered. Could hear her brother Ocean laugh in her ear, the sound made such rare appearances. Could picture her brother River standing in front of her, looking so serious and concerned. Could feel her brother August around her, giving her one of his big hugs.
The wind around them didn’t lessen in intensity, but it did slow down. Or time slowed, she couldn’t be sure. There was a terrific booming noise, followed by the sound of something ripping. At first, she thought it was the sky – the storm must have really been opening up. Then she felt a tremor in the ground under her, and she knew what it was.
The giant tree was finally tipping over. It groaned as gravity took hold of its weight and pulled it over the edge of the cliff. She could actually sense the roots being ripped from the earth as the tree made a swan dive.
And as the roots came free, they tore apart the face of the cliff. She could feel the ground crumbling away from her, could tell she was falling. Jones held onto her for as long as he could, but just as his arms were about to reach their limit, gravity took over once again and yanked her away completely.

AUTHOR BIO

Crazy woman from a remote location in Alaska (where the need for a creative mind is a necessity!), I have been writing since … forever? Yeah, that sounds about right. I have been told that I remind people of Lucille Ball – I also see shades of Jennifer Saunders, and Denis Leary. So basically, I laugh a lot, I’m clumsy a lot, and I say the F-word A LOT.

I like dogs more than I like most people, and I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t drink. No, I do not live in an igloo, and no, the sun does not set for six months out of the year, there’s your Alaska lesson for the day. I have mermaid hair – both a curse and a blessing – and most of the time I talk so fast, even I can’t understand me.

Yeah. I think that about sums me up.

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stylofantomeauthor
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Stylo-Fantôme/e/B00M4QNXUC
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8306834.Stylo_Fantome
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/StyloFantome
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New Review: Ruthless King (A Kings of Rittenhouse Novel) by Maya Hughes with Playlist & Giveaway (5 eARCs of RUTHLESS KING!)

13 Jan
Title: Ruthless KingSeries: Kings of Rittenhouse #3

Author: Maya Hughes
Genre: New Adult
Release Date: January 10, 2019
Blurb
My dick never got me in half as much trouble as my heart…We were high school sweethearts. I was head over heels for her and no one could tell me we weren’t going to last forever. College? Going pro? My family’s money? None of it mattered. She was all I needed.

Then she ripped my heart out. But I’m not going to let that happen again.

She’s back. Invading my life and acting like she was the wronged one. The pain is still there, but I can’t keep my eyes off her. I can’t stop thinking about her and how much was left unsaid between us. Being this close is making me question everything I thought I knew about her.

This time everything will be on my terms. Everything…



Christie’s Review

5 STARS

Oh my goodness, Maya Hughes had control of my emotions from the first pages of this book until I finished the very last line.

Ruthless King is the rollercoaster romance of Emmett and Avery. These two fell hard and fast for each other when they were just in high school. Both of them thought they could achieve their dreams together. However, that wasn’t destiny’s plan for them…at least not at that time. Their breakup was devastating to each of them, especially Emmett as he believed something he thought he knew. But, appearances can be deceiving. Both tried to pick up the pieces and move on. Emmett’s dreams were realized, but Avery was still working on hers. Neither of them were able to move on from one another. When fate brings them together for a summer reunion with friends, they will have to decide whether to go on together or apart. Needless to say, the drama and emotion is at an all-time high.

Both Avery and Emmett had family issues that continued to affect their present day lives. Emmett has never had a good relationship with his family. He could never rely on them. The only thing he could get from them is their money, and it always had strings attached. Avery was the caretaker of her family. She was a mother to her younger sister and tried to help her father, all while putting her dreams on hold. Avery was definitely the stronger of the two, and Emmett would need that strength when secrets are revealed.

I loved both Avery and Emmett as well as their friends. I hated the way in which they broke up, and the two still made immature and hurtful decisions based on their past pain. I wished each of them had just talked and had been honest with each other, but I think they needed to mature. It made them both stronger when they came back together.

I love a good second chance romance, and Maya Hughes gave me one of my favorites. She definitely knows how to tug at your heartstrings. I can’t wait for the next book. She did a great job of setting that one up for us in the epilogue!!!!

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Maya Hughes has always loved romance novels. One look at her Kindle is confirmation. She started writing her first romance novel while pregnant with her third child and she hasn’t looked back. Now, her romance writing addiction has replaced her romance reading addiction.
 

You can find her writing on her foldable keyboard and phone anytime inspiration strikes. Her sweet and steamy stories range from rockstars to small towns and everything in between. When she’s not writing, she’s playing with her three kids, running errands or vegging on the couch with the love of her life and biggest fan, her husband.

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My One Despair by Claudia Burgoa Cover Reveal with Pre-Order Links, Playlist, & Giveaway ($50 Gift Card)

15 Oct

 

Title: My One Despair
Author: Claudia Burgoa
Genre: Romance/Women’s Fiction
Cover Design: Amy Queau
Release Date: November 1, 2018

 

Blurb
Once, they shared one soul. Can hope heal years of
despair and broken dreams?
Music is all I know. It saved me as a kid. It brings me fame
and fortune now. But what am I, the famous Gage Rodin, doing at night when I’m
on the road and can’t sleep? Googling her. Tess Hades, the
girl who still haunts my dreams and my lyrics.
She arrived like a quiet storm, a wild thing with eyes
guarded to the world. But she let me into the deep end of her beautifully
broken soul. When we were together, life was simple. When my life got
complicated, she did what she thought was the right thing. She let me go.
While she’s been out saving the wild creatures of the world,
my muse has fed on the memory of our life together. But now everything in my
world is shifting again, and not in a good way. I’m not certain I have the
strength to bear another devastating loss, so I find myself reaching for
something as rare and elusive as the perfect song lyric.
The one woman who never gave up hope…
Claudia is an award winning, international bestselling author. She lives in Colorado, working for a small IT. She has three children and manages a chaotic household of three confused dogs, and a wonderful husband who shares her love of all things geek. To survive she works continually to find purpose for the voices flitting through her head, plus she consumes high quantities of chocolate to keep the last threads of sanity intact.
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Miss by Harloe Rae Release Blitz with Excerpt, Book Trailer, Playlist, & Giveaway (MEGA GIVEAWAY! (Kindle Fire, MISS paperback, GENT paperback, Harloe mug, Harloe tote, and cozy candle)

28 Sep

 

 

Title: MISS

A #BitterSweetHeat Standalone

Author: Harloe Rae
Genre: New Adult/Second Chance Romance

Release Date: September 28, 2018

Blurb
Delilah Sage was my comfort within all the pain.
Offering open arms when I needed an escape.
The only one trusted to be there for me.
But our dreams were doomed from the start.
And I left her clinging to false hope.
Regret has plagued me for years.
The memories of Delilah refuse to fade.
Each second of every day, I want to claim her as mine.
But I won’t ruin her life.
And she’s better off without me.
When a job lands me in town, I plan to keep my distance.
My scars are mine alone.
Dredging up the past will only cause deeper damage.
But Delilah has always been my weakness.
And resisting her isn’t an option.
After all, there’s far too much for us to miss.
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“Why are you being like this?” I ask softly.
 His voice is even
more flat when he says, “Not sure what you mean. This is me.”
“You’re acting so detached and strange. This isn’t like
you.”
“Well, you don’t know me anymore.”
That response brings fury and betrayal roaring to the
surface again. “And whose fault is that, Zeke?” I grab a nearby mug with the
intention of throwing it at his head. He’s giving me worse mood swings than
Aunt Flo.
 “We both know the
answer. Let’s not play guessing games.”
“You’re ridiculous. I don’t understand you at all,” I say.
“A lot happens in five years. You’re not the only one who’s
changed.” He gestures around the store.
“What is that supposed to mean? Are you upset about my
career choice?”
“Nah, that isn’t it.”
“What then? Let’s stop dancing around. You came here for a
reason,” I point out.
A flush races up his neck, painting the stubbled skin an
angry red. “All of this is proof you never needed me. Not like I fucking depend
on you.”

 

 

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Harloe Rae is an Amazon Top 100 bestselling author. Her
passion for writing and reading has taken on a whole new meaning. Each day is
an unforgettable adventure.



Harloe is a Minnesota gal with a serious addiction to
romance. She’s always chasing an epic happily ever after. When she’s not buried
in the writing cave, Harloe can be found hanging with her hubby and son. If the
weather permits, she loves being lakeside or out in the country with her
horses.

Harloe is the author of Redefining Us, Forget You Not, Watch
Me Follow, GENT, and MISS. These titles are available on Amazon. Her upcoming
romance, MISS, releases September 28th.

 

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The Evolution of Us (The Us Series #2) by D. Nichole King Release Blitz with 5 Star Review, Playlist, & Giveaway (3 signed paperbacks of The Evolution of Us~3 winners, US only)

28 Jun

 

 

Title: The Evolution of Us

Series: The Us Series #2

Author: D. Nichole King
Genre: NA Romance
Release Date: June 26, 2018
Blurb
Love.
They say it’s blind.
That you don’t choose who you fall in love with.
They say it creeps up on you when you least expect it.
They say it doesn’t let go.

I wish it were that easy.

I’ve been in love before, and it happened the way they said it would.
For a while, it was easy and full of bliss.
Until he uttered those damn three words, and all hell broke loose.

I don’t blame him for leaving.
Love is a beast, waiting to devour you at the first sign of weakness.
That’s what they don’t say.

It’s been four years, and a lot has changed.
I never expected to see Jake again,
but here I am, staring into those gorgeous eyes like they still belong to me.

See, I’m Finley May Norwood, the girl who pushes love away when it becomes too much.
Now, Jake’s engaged to someone else, and I’m too late.
If only my heart could accept that.
It simply doesn’t.
Love. Be damned.

 

Christie’s Review

~5 STARS~

Love is a mirror, reflecting back everything you put into it–joy and pain, bitterness and hope, bliss and fear. It’s a mixture of who we both are and who we will become. Two lost souls in the world, walking two separate paths until in a moment, they converge and become one soul on one path, finding their way together. 

 

Wow! Wow!!! D.Nichole King blew me away!!! I don’t think I have read a love story quite like this one. I mean this in the best possible way!!!

It is told from both Jake and Finley’s POV! I always like that because it allows me to see inside their innermost thoughts.

I wasn’t a huge fan of Finley at first. I thought at times she was selfish, and I couldn’t understand why she acted the way she did. However, it didn’t take me long after getting to know her to understand why she behaved in the way she did. I think she put it all in perspective for me when she described how she felt about Jake. “I fell in love with him, all the way and hard. But, I didn’t fall into trust. They’re different, and sometimes completely unrelated.”  She loved him, yet she couldn’t give her heart to him 100 percent, so she let him go. That was pretty remarkable and unselfish on her part. So, when she and Jake tried again, I respected her more for really trying to work on the trust part.

Jake really was a good guy just one in an unfortunate circumstance. I honestly admired him for trusting Finley with his heart again. It couldn’t have been easy, and his decision to pursue her would have far-reaching consequences.

This isn’t an easy romance. At times, it’s messy and sad. I have left out a good portion of what happens because there is potential to spoil this most unexpected and very special love story. There are outside people and circumstances that will guide you to the ending. King will put your emotions through the wringer, but the end result is worth every twist, turn, and tears!

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I’m pretty sure I drink too much Pepsi. I’m also pretty sure that somedays it’s what keeps me sane. Well, Pepsi and writing, that is.

I’m a dreamer, an inspirer. I find beauty in weakness, brokenness, and heartbreak. In life, and joy, and happiness. These moments don’t define us, but the choices we make in these moments do.

I write about these moments. About the choices we make and the paths we tread. About the circumstances that make us who we are and the experiences that will lead us to who we will become.

I write about life. Love. Pain. And hope..

 

 

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Leave It All Behind (S.I.N. Rock Star Trilogy #3) by S.R. Watson & Shawn Dawson Release Blitz with Playlist & Giveaway (Signed Paperback of Leave it All Behind)

4 Jun

 

 

Title: Leave it All Behind

Series: S.I.N. Rock Star Trilogy #3

Authors: S.R. Watson & Shawn Dawson
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: June 4, 2018

 

Blurb
Once upon a time, Diesel was my light — my navigator from the brink of unsalvageable. That man is now unrecognizable, but I refuse to believe our connection has been severed. The question is, can I endure the necessary heartache to ensure that we both come out on the other side?

This tour has spiraled into a cluster fuck -a journey of secrets, consequences, deceit, and betrayal. Nothing is as it seems. A game of wits have been initiated, one that I can’t afford to lose. With everything on the line, I must play devil’s advocate and leave everyone, including my bandmates, in the dark. My demons embrace the light … ready to play … ready to engage.

Lourdes was the one good thing in my life besides music, yet if I don’t pull off the ultimate deception, I may lose them both. The old Diesel has been conjured, my darkness has been exposed. Time to prevail or leave it all behind. Challenge accepted!

 

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S.R. Watson
S. R. Watson is a Texas native, who currently resides in Washington with her children. She grew up reading the Sweet Valley series (Twins, High, & University) among others. Although she wrote countless stories during high school, she’d never published any of them. She continued her education and became an operating room registered nurse. The pursuit towards earning her degrees, meant less time for leisure reading and writing for a bit. After picking up reading again, starting with the Twilight series and 50 Shades Trilogy, she decided to pursue her passion for writing once again.

S. R. Watson published her first book in 2014. She is the bestselling author of the Forbidden Trilogy, The Object of His Desire, and the co-authored S.I.N. Trilogy with Shawn Dawson.

When S. R. Watson is not writing, or working as travel OR nurse, she loves to read and binge watch her favorite shows (Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, Wisdom of the Crowd, etc.)

Shawn Dawson
Shawn Dawson is an Illinois native who resides in Alabama. He has always been an athlete, which has led to many achievements. He is currently the co-owner of Bro Series Gaming and a Twitch streamer. He is also a published cover model for over fifteen books with more to release. He made his debut as an author along side S.R. Watson with Sex in Numbers. It is book one in the S.I.N. Rock Star Trilogy. When Shawn is not writing, he enjoys spending time with his family and fur babies, streaming on Twitch, working out, and helping to change the lives of his online clients through coaching.

 

Brute by SC Daiko Release Blitz with Excerpt, Book Trailer, & Playlist

25 May
 
 
Title: Brute
Author: SC Daiko 
Genre: Contemporary Romance /Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 25, 2018
Cover design RBA Designs 
Photographer: Wander Aguilar
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

Daniel Collins… hunky single dad… and my neighbor.

Arrogant, bad-mannered, and reclusive.

They call him the Brute.

I should stay away from him…

except I can’t.

Not when he reveals his brokenness,

and I glimpse the pain in his eyes.

Not when his touch unravels me,

and the heat between us could set the oceans alight.

But play with fire, and you will get burned.

A fragile heart can easily be broken again.

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A new standalone contemporary romance from award-winning international bestselling author SC Daiko… a beautiful love story with plenty of heat and angst.


 
 
 
 
 

My cottage backs onto woodland, and there’s a path leading through it. Birdsong and the scent of blackberries fills the air. I let Toby off his leash and he immediately starts foraging for anything edible… wild fruit being his favourite snack.

I leave him to it and stride on ahead, knowing he’ll catch up in good time. Soon I come to a glade where the trees have been thinned out. Oh shit, standing in the middle of the clearing is Daniel. He’s bare-chested and dressed in running shorts, doing stretching exercises braced against a fallen tree trunk.

I slow my footsteps, treading quietly on mouldy old leaves, and rake my gaze over him. His thick almost-black hair is dripping sweat; it falls down his face and the back of his solid neck. His beard is unkept and wild-looking. But it’s his powerful body that mesmerises me and I study the tats on his muscular arms, tempted to get closer for a better look. God, he’s beautiful, I suddenly realise. Beautiful but freaking scary at the same time.

I release a slow breath. Stop it, Cat. You shouldn’t be looking at him that way. The man in front of you is a brute. You need to keep your distance from him.

Slowly, my heart pounding against my ribcage, I turn around and prepare to make my way back down the path. Except, Toby comes bounding up and starts to bark.

Dammit!

Daniel freezes on the spot. His eyes crash into mine, and if I was scared before now I’m practically peeing myself. He straightens himself to his full height, still glaring at me, not saying a word.

Toby keeps barking, but he’s also wagging his tail. I grab hold of his collar and fasten the lead. “Sorry to disturb you.” I bite at my lips. “We’ll get out of your way.”

He arches an eyebrow. “So, you weren’t following me?”

“Oh, God, no. We were just going for a walk.”

I’m still staring at his tats, trying to decipher the intricate patterns. He catches my gaze, and I feel my face burning up.

“Get on with your walk, then,” he says through gritted teeth. “Leave me alone.”

My fingernails dig into the palms of my hands. “No need to be bad-mannered.”

He crosses his arms in front of his broad chest and lets out an edgy laugh.

“You are a prick,” I spin around, “the rudest man I’ve ever met.”

He laughs again and keeps laughing mockingly as I stride off down the pathway, Toby at my heel




 
 
 
 
 

 

 



 


SC Daiko, aka Siobhan (pronounced Shivawn), is an award-winning, international bestselling contemporary romance author. Originally from the UK, she now lives in Italy with her husband and two cats.