Friday, September 25, 2015

Book Spotlight - The Acorn Tattoo

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Sometimes Neverland isn’t the place you go to stay young; it’s the place you leave to grow up.
Claire Baker is an orphan who has always been afraid to open her heart – that is, until she meets Jake Holland, the Boy with the Acorn Tattoo, who sweeps her off her feet with his ocean-timbered voice and sheepish Lost Boy grin. Consumed by their budding romance everything seems to be perfect for Claire, completely perfect —
– Except for Davie, Claire’s childhood friend who’s always held a corner of her heart – the dark, somber-eyed boy who has grown into a handsome, enigmatic man – and who has hooked himself so deeply inside of her she cannot escape him. When Davie professes his love in an unexpected burst of loosened passion, Claire finds herself torn between the two men: the one that’s stolen her heart and the one who’s held it all along.
Now, Claire must navigate through the purities and passions of love and accept the consequences of finally letting her heart take the lead.
Lost in Neverland, how does a girl choose between the Pan and the pirate?
SORM excerpt
A third pebble clinked against the glass and Claire hurried to the window. Standing directly below her second-story bedroom, painted in the dancing rays of disappearing sunlight like a watercolor silhouette, Jake looked up at Claire. Wearing his trademark charcoal-gray pea coat, Jake looked like a shadow set against fading colors of yellow, orange, and red in the dimming light. The ends of a red scarf blew out in the cool wind while pale tendrils of his sandy hair curled out beneath his aged leather newsboy cap. A glossy red leaf was tucked behind one ear, as though it were unwilling to fall to the ground. He arced long fingers over his eyes and looked up at Claire as she peered over the window, looking down at him. With a handful of pebbles still clasped in hand and his Lost Boy grin on his lips, Jake waved up at her from a ground sprinkled in the disheveled brilliance of fall.“Come out to play, Claire Darling?” Jake called. Claire grinned and bit her lip.“Is that you, boy?” she returned. The setting sun lit his blond hair in a halo around him. Jake laughed, a warm, rumbling sound, and tossed the handful of pebbles up in the air. He pulled his newsboy cap from his tangled hair, releasing the red leaf into flight as he tilted his head back and crowed.
SORM About the Author
Alyse Miller is a fiction writer in New York. She can often be found writing in dimly lit coffee shops while drinking chai tea. She is a member of Romance Writers of America (RWA), the Women’s Fiction Writers Associations, and Author’s Guild.
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Saturday, September 19, 2015

Let Jessica Get You in the #Halloween Spirit - #FREE Short Story

Wilbur was used to going to his college formals alone. He thought the Halloween Ball would be no different. He’s amazed when a beautiful girl in a Victorian costume displays an interest in him and even more amazed to find himself alone with her on one of the campus nature trails.

What Wilbur doesn’t realize is that another woman has her eye on him too. The White Lady returns every Halloween to take revenge on the men of the campus for her brutal murder. She has chosen Wilbur as her next victim.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Art of Love: Books One and Two by Kitsy Clare - #Giveaway

Genre: contemporary romance
The first two books in Kitsy Clare’s new adult Art of Love romance series are together in this boxed set. Readers are along for Sienna Karr’s exhilarating ride as she juggles friends, relationships and a fledgling art career. Kitsy knows the painting world, having shown her work in galleries, and she loves writing about its sexy intrigue.
In the novella Model Position Sienna finishes art school and longs to make her painting debut. Forging the right connections is critical in her competitive industry. Handsome classmate Dave is heir to the hippest gallery in Manhattan and he could be her much needed entree. Then, there’s Erik, the drawing muse and struggling artist whose nude modeling pays for his paints. Sienna and Erik have an unexpected connection, but his hot body attracts everyone in the class. Who will she pick and will she ever get that break she needs?
In Private Internship Sienna lands an internship with Casper “Caz” Mason, a famous sculptor worth millions. With her boyfriend working overseas for a year the job becomes all consuming. Caz puts Sienna through a series of strange yet alluring games and tests. She knows she should get away. But by the time Sienna sneaks into his locked storage room and unravels his terrifying secret, she’s fallen way too hard.
A must read!” – Amazeball’s Book Addicts
“Original, fresh, vivid” – Marked by Books
“I didn’t know art could be so hot!” – Ashelyn Drake
“I fell in love with the characters. Sienna had me cracking up, in tears and smiling. My favorite though was Caz because who doesn’t love a bad boy?” – Breezy Book Reviews
SORM excerpt
Two teaser excerpts from Model Position (book one):
It’s his eyes that strike me most; they’re emerald green with a slight upward slant toward each cheekbone, as if he hiked all the way here from a northern land of sun and wind. He arranges himself on a leopard-skin rug, wearing only a suede thong, and glances around at us artists.
I’m getting turned on for real from stroking on the creamy paint and layering the second denser areas of muscle. It’s as if every stroke of paint on canvas is really a stroke on his warm flesh. When I hit my twenties, I was supposed to have a tidy love life with predictable hugs and predictable orgasms achieved only in a neatly made bed of thousand-count Egyptian cotton. Not a “near-climax” in a paint-spattered chair in a studio full of earnest, disorderly artists, and not just by thinking about my guy.
Two teaser excerpts from Private Internship (book two): 
He locks his rich, hot-chocolate eyes on me, and studies my every curve and angle, seems to be piercing right through my skin into the alleys of my mind and heart. Curious, he’s so curious. I sense him asking where I’m from and why it took me so long to find him, and what kind of art I do, and whether I’ve ever sold it or gotten a review, or who I know, who I hang out with, and how much experience I’ve had in galleries, in school, in the world, in bed. My neck heats up. Did I just think that?
This is dangerous. He’s my boss. I’m committing professional suicide here. Caz runs scalding hot and icy-cold, he’s bound to turn on me. Is this what happened with Harper? She got too close and then . . . “Hey, I tagged you,” I whisper into his hair. “What do you intend to do about it?”

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SORM About the Author
Kitsy Clare writes contemporary and supernatural romance. Books include her Art of Love series, Model Position and Private Internship. She loves writing about the sexy intrigue of NYC, and particularly that of the art world. Kitsy knows it well, having shown her paintings here before turning to writing.
She also writes YA as Catherine Stine. Novels include her Amazon bestselling and award-winning futuristic thrillers Ruby’s Fire, Fireseed One and Dorianna, which won Best Horror Book in the Kindle Hub awards. She teaches creative writing at venues such as The Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. Visit her at for details on her books and upcoming appearances.

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Kitsy is giving away a $20.00 Amazon GC and an ecopy of Model Position during her tour.
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Liteary Addicts $25 Amazon GC #Giveaway


September Giveaway.
This month we have two $25 Gift Cards (Amazon, Kobo, or Barnes and Noble) and 5 Book Swag Bags to give away!
Gift cards are open INT but Swag Bags are US only.
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Monday, September 14, 2015

e-Murder Book Tour & #Giveaway

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On this anything but typical Monday morning Jenna Scali, who works part-time for a shrink, opens an email that depicts the brutal death of a young girl. On that same day the police uncover a dead coed two blocks from Jenna’s house. The e-murderer’s description creepily echos the death described in the newspapers. When Jenna receives other emails, she takes what she knows to the police and thus begins her journey in the path of the e-murderer. Her curious nature impels her from e-messages to dead coeds to a ring of prostitutes. With the help of her quirky friends, Jenna learns that she’s more than a conduit for the killer. She’s his target. New secrets unfold, and finally her love life takes a tumble when the true killer emerges. THE E-MURDERER is a race to find a psychotic killer before he kills again. This new mystery series with a young female sleuth promises to keep you glued to your seat until the last page.
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The author is giving away two prizes: One, a $15 Amazon or BN Gift card (their choice) and Two, a signed copy of the award-winning book, The Clock Strikes Midnight.

About the author:

Joan Curtis Joan is an award-winning writer who has published 6 books and numerous stories. Readers compare her to the great Southern writer, Fanny Flagg. “She writes characters and a story that will stay with you.” Her debut mystery/suspense novel, The Clock Strikes Midnight, won the silver medal for fiction/suspense in the Global eBook Awards for 2015 and is a finalist for the Royal Palm Literary Award. The e-Murderer won first place in the Malice Domestic Grants competition for new writers. Joan Curtis - RPLA_Finalist_Badge Joan has been an avid reader for as long as she can remember. She reads all kinds of books, including women’s fiction, mysteries, biography, and nonfiction. Mystery/suspense with a psychological twist is exactly the kind of book Joan loves to read. "I write about characters who remind me of myself at times and my sister at times, but never fully so. My stories are told from a woman's point of view with a destiny. Characters drive my writing and my reading." Having grown up in the South with a mother from Westchester County New York, Joan has a unique take on blending the Southern traditions with the eye of a Northerner. She spent most of her childhood in North Carolina and now resides in Athens, Georgia. Author website: | Author’s blog: Facebook Author page: | Twitter page: @joancurtis a Rafflecopter giveaway

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Get The Forgotten Pharaoh for Only $.99!


"... One of the best reads I have had the chance to review this year." - Becca W.

Over four thousand years ago, the great Pharaoh Djedefre was cursed for murdering his brother. Centuries later, a team of archeologists sets out to prove his innocence.

Julie Gerber isn't thrilled to be pulled out of school her senior year to follow her parents halfway around the world, but the cute Brit and the sexy young patron of the project make things more exciting ... maybe too exciting.
As the team digs deeper into the mystery, they unearth something they never expected. Animals and people are drained of blood and some simply vanish. Julie knows there’s something sinister going on at the excavation site, but with a documentary on the line that could make or break her parent’s careers, they refuse to walk away.
Now the team must find both the ancient murderer and the monster that’s hunting them down. With the bodies piling up, only one thing is certain”"some secrets are meant to stay buried.

"... The Forgotten Pharaoh is one book that kept me guessing right up to the very end." - Tammy H.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Firewall Release Day

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After a whirlwind romance and quick marriage to her prince charming, Mae feels like the walls of her lavish paradise are closing in on her. Just when she’s given a little breathing room, her world comes crashing down. In Beck's eyes, no measure is too extreme to protect Mae and their unborn children. After realizing the cost of his zeal is Mae's happiness, he plans a getaway that will put into motion age-old plans set in place by the gods themselves. Overshadowed by a demon assassin, Mae becomes the very thing that Beck has tried to safeguard her from. With help from Aphrodite, Beck must reset the device that bonded him to Mae, and give the demon a new target before Mae destroys herself and the world around her. Can their love survive when all hell breaks loose?

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ChristineMeet the author:
CG Powell lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, children, cats and a puppy who terrorizes the above mentioned cats. When not writing, she loves to read, knit and craft.
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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

It's International Literacy Day

Around the world, 757 million adults, age 15 and older, can't read or write a simple sentence. Today is International Literacy Day, and this week Grammarly is working to raise awareness about the importance of literacy.

Literacy Day

***Grammarly is donating $10 in my name to a literacy-promoting charity in exchange for sharing this post***

Monday, September 7, 2015

Grab Morrigan for only $.99!

Morrigan is on sale for only $.99 for a limited time on Amazon ONLY. This low price won't last long so grab your copy today!

Shuffled from place to place in the foster system, Morrigan doesn't know the meaning of home. Plus, she is different. She has power over fire, the ability to move objects with her mind, and glimpse into the future. Just when she believes her life can't get any stranger, she discovers her true identity. Filtiarn, a knight with a dark past and a surprising secret, has been tasked with guiding the heir of Tír na NÓg through countless perils to be returned to her family. Once Morrigan has been reunited with her mother and grandmother, their triad can save the forgotten land of magic from being devoured by an ancient evil.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Better Than Chocolate Release Day

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Carmella Sannarellli is a people pleaser. She can’t say no to anyone, even when it means putting off her own personal goals in the process. So, when her best friend, Sadie Miller, calls with the announcement that she’s broken up with one fiancé and eloping with another in St. Croix, Carmella can’t stop herself from dropping everything and accepting the invitation to stand as maid of honor. Jilted fiancé, Ryan Wutkowski, has been the third member of the Carmella-Sadie trio for nine years. He fully supports Sadie’s new engagement and upcoming nuptials, knowing it’s the right decision and best for both of them. But when he boards a plane to San Juan for a business conference, Carmella is the last person he expects to find occupying the seat next to his. Two days in San Juan, then a week in St. Croix—Carmella knows her two best friends are hiding something. But can she figure out what went wrong between them as she battles her own tingly, off-kilter feelings toward Ryan, while dodging advances from a womanizing best man, and confirming for herself that Sadie did make the right decision? When Ryan unexpectedly shows up at the rehearsal dinner and gets himself invited to the wedding, will Carmella finally uncover the secret he’s held since the day they first met?

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Meet the author:
better than chocolate Lynn Rowan started writing stories as a small child, usually starring her favorite cartoon characters. Most of her work through middle and high school was filled with typical teenage angst and melodrama, and usually mirrored the books she loved to read. But eventually she found her own author’s voice and decided to seriously pursue a writing career. Historical fiction remains J. Lynn’s “first love”, but she has enjoyed the journey to becoming an author of romance and chick lit. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, the Central New York Romance Writers, and the Historical Novel Society. She is also a teacher who tries to instill a love of learning, reading, and writing in her students. When she’s not writing, J. Lynn enjoys travelling, gardening poorly but enthusiastically, studying various topics in American history for her own expertise, and channeling Julia Child every time she steps into the kitchen. A native of Oswego, NY, she now lives in Charlotte, NC, with her own Romantic Hero of a husband and the most adorable baby on the planet.
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