**New Release** The Truth of Tristan Lyons

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Title: The Truth of Tristan Lyons
Series: Legendary Rock Stars #4
Author: L.B. Dunbar
Genre: Rock Star Romance

 Release Date: July 27, 2015

Blurb

Heartbreaker.

I understand why I have the nickname. Hey, what can I say? I like women. All women. It doesn’t matter what shape, size, or color. I’m even into sharing. I’ve done it all, seen it all, but I’m at an all-time low. Who wouldn’t be? My best friend is missing. My uncle’s an asshole. I don’t know who I am without The Nights. We are a band of brothers, soldiering through the world with our music. Only, our faithful leader is gone, and everyone else in the band is falling for the oldest trap: love. Love is a lie. It is painful. It is hurtful.

I need a break. I want to be alone. I’m not prepared to share the exclusive home on the Island. I’m not prepared for her. I don’t know who she is or why she’s here. She tells me to call her Ireland. I tell her my first name only. Originally, I don’t want to believe she doesn’t recognize me. Bass guitarist for The Nights, come on? After a while we both play the game. Secrets are another form of lies, aren’t they?

Our fantasy will crash to reality too soon. Secrets catch up to you. The truth has to be told. It confirms what I already know: love is a lie.

Until her.

 

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The Truth of Tristan Lyons excerpt © L.B. Dunbar

I wanted to know who she was. Scratch that, I didn’t care who she was. I wanted to know how she got in the house. Damn these fangirls, sometimes.  They knew no shame.
“Hey,” I said grabbing her upper arm. “How did you get in here?”
She seemed caught unaware of my approach and screamed loudly, pushing at my chest hard enough, the sheer surprise forced me to let go of her.
With her hand on her chest and her breasts rising and falling in great agitation, I was able to see her big blue eyes and the sprinkle of freckles across her nose. Her chin length blonde hair fell forward as she bent to clasp her knees and catch her breath.
Standing up almost as quickly as she bent over, she spoke to me through delicious looking pink lips.
“Who the fuck are you?” she growled.
“Who the fuck, are you?” I returned.
“I’m…”
“You know what, never mind. You need to go,” I said, cutting her off and reaching for her upper arm again. “I don’t know how you got in here, where you came from, or how you found me, but you need to go.”
I began to tug her toward the front entry, her feet sliding in her flip-flops across the tile flooring. She pulled back, and the force made her skid on an angle across the slippery surface as I dragged her. She continued to glare at me quizzically, leaning away from me.
“I don’t know what you are talking about?”
“Did you follow me, is that it? See me in the airport?”
“What?”
“Okay, I love you too, now you need to go. Okay?”
“What are you talking about?”
“Don’t pretend you don’t know who I am?”
“I don’t.”
I stopped, still holding firmly to her arm. Something in her voice sounded like she was being serious.
“I’m Tristan.”
She blinked, confusion clearly on her face. I was thoughtful for a moment. It was the innocence in her blue eyes, and the fact she looked like she might cry. Something wasn’t right with this scenario.
“Trist – an,” I said slowly, as if she had some type of hearing impairment.
“Who?”
I narrowed my eyes at her.
“What kind of music do you listen to?”
“Country,” she answered so quickly, she didn’t even blink an eye or stop for thought. On top of that, she said it in such a way that showed she was thoroughly confused, and almost disgusted with me, for even asking such a ridiculous question. She wrinkled her nose.
“Look, I know the owner, and you shouldn’t be here.”
“I know the owner,” I repeated, “and you shouldn’t be here.”
“I’m not leaving,” she said, pulling at her own arm again and sticking out a hand to press against my chest as leverage. I had tugged my shirt off at some point while I was passed out, and her warm hand felt good on my air-conditioned cool skin. Her hand was tiny, I noticed. All of her was thin.
“I’m supposed to be here. Alone,” I emphasized again.
She didn’t respond, so I added, “I think I’ll just call the owner myself, to see where the mix up is.”
“No,” she blurted, stopping in her physical struggle against me. Her eyes opened even wider, if that was possible, and her face was suddenly full of something I couldn’t read. Her blue eyes brightened in a frightening sort of way. Was that fear? Good, she should be afraid.
“Please. I swear. I’m allowed to be here. You don’t need to call Isa.”
She had me. I didn’t really know who Isa was, and the girl sounded confident enough that I let her call my bluff.
“If there is a mistake, and you were scheduled to stay as well, I won’t complain. As a matter of fact, I won’t even be in your way. You won’t even know I’m here. I plan to keep to myself.”  Her eyes were glassy, and again I worried she was about to cry.
I released her arm and she pulled it back quickly. She fisted the hand of that arm, holding it against her chest. She began rubbing her upper arm with the opposite hand. I noticed again that she was thin, as were her breasts. I didn’t care for small chested girls. I didn’t care for her.
“Well, I’m Tristan, whom you claim to not know, and you are?”
“I’m…Ireland.”
“Ireland what?”
“Just…Ireland.”
I shook my head.
“So this is how we’re going to play it? Fine, my Irish Isle. What are you doing in the Caymans?”
She looked at me for a moment, then leaned toward me and sniffed. She held the disgusted expression on her face and wrinkled her nose as she pulled back.
“Probably the same thing as you.”
“Drinking myself into oblivion?” I laughed, crossing my arms over my bare chest defensively.
“Hiding,” she replied.

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**NEW RELEASE** What Emma Craves by Amanda Abbott

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4 Star ReviewSynopsis

 It took a lot for Pete Slater to convince his wife, Emma, to move to the suburbs. But once she arrived, she found it had a deliciously steamy underbelly. Her neighborhood is filled with hook-ups, affairs, and scandal. It’s better than any reality TV show.

But Emma finds she isn’t satisfied any more. After seeing Piper and Michael become adventurous again as a couple, it’s made Emma realize that’s what she wants in her own life. She craves to be noticed again. She decides what the two of them really need is a vacation. The STD girls throw her a travel shower, gifting her some sexy starters, and she and Pete are off to the Bahamas.

Their destination is a super exclusive resort situated on a tiny island where anything and everything can happen. When they meet a young couple at the airport, who end up in the suite next to theirs, things go from fun to incredibly steamy fast. Emma drives Pete crazy flirting, and it pays off. For the first time in their marriage her husband is jealous of another man. What Pete does to win her back turns out to be exactly what Emma craves.

*This book is off the charts hot. It contains: explicit sex, group sex, and voyeurism.

Wenns Review

What Emma Craves tells the story of Pete and Emma, who have been husband and wife for several years now.
Their relationship has somehow slowed down and Emma, after a nice girls talk with Caroline, Piper and Gillian, decides to handle things her way… And I have to say I probably would have done the same thing… I mean what’s better than a little jealousy to make your other half realize what he would be missing if he doesn’t fight for what he has.

What I really liked in this book is the fact that they are already in a steady relationship, they have real feelings for each other. Their strong will to make things work and to fight for what they have is something that resonated with me and I totally agree with this philosophy.

The description of settings and the thoughts of the characters were sometimes a bit too detailed and repetitive. And once the main issue was solved, I thought the rest of the book was a bit rushed.

But frankly that was maybe the only thing that bothered me in this book. Well I ended up “bothered” but in a good way!!!

And let me tell you, the sex was off the charts hot and WOW I could feel the sexual tension all throughout the story.

This is a nice and short read for an afternoon at the beach…. But don’t forget to bring an other swimsuit!!! 😉

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Title: Cat Love

Author: Sunniva Dee

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Release Date: October 5, 2015

Cover Design: Clarise Tan, CT Cover Creations

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A sexy thriller about the animal in all of us.

Aidan uses his superpower to stabilize minds at the Hollyreed Specialist Hospital. Ulani uses hers to chase rats on rooftops. Until she’s caught and deposited in Aidan’s care.
At the hospital, Aidan finds Ulani’s room empty—save for a cat, whose fur retracts in favor of silky skin and a vamp-gorgeous femme fatale.
Aidan’s obsession with Ulani grows—
While patients at the hospital go missing.

Excerpt

At twenty-three, you think you’ve experienced a lot. Been there, done that for the most part. Older people might laugh at you for expressing such beliefs, but you still don’t expect to come across reality-altering experiences.

Here I am, with the morning energy of Seven setting in around me as I carry a small, lost cat from the locked unit back to my apartment… only the bundle of fur is changing.

There’s something wrong, I think, my thought natural and instinctive. But when her coat retracts against my hand, replaced by smooth, human skin, my intuition withdraws too and checks out.

I think I roar while she expands in my arms. I’m frozen in place, my vocal cords the only part of me responding. She grows heavier, longer, wider, until she plops from my hold and onto the floor. Vamp-red hair flames around her in bright waves, and is that a snarl lifting her lip?

For an instant, I swipe the hallway with my eyes, hoping someone sees what I see. No nurses, no doctors, only Mrs. Anderson’s ancient husband is there, fists clutching his walking chair while he takes in the apparition between us.

Not a thread covers stunning porcelain skin. She swings, bereaving me of my fleeting view of a small ruby-red triangle and kiss-shaped nipples, and leaps to the breakroom yards from where I stand.

Ulani’s gone. It takes me a moment to react. I meet old Robert Anderson’s incredulous gaze, and I shake my head at him, both denying what we’ve experienced and assuring him that we’re together in this.

As I turn to follow her, he mutters, “Holy God,” behind me, and my next session with a patient will have to be with Robert. He’s been free of Dr. Holstein’s treatments because of his quiet ways, but if he starts talking about this, he’ll quickly become another notch in the good doctor’s lab desk.

I just experienced something I never thought possible. A freaking cat morphed into a woman. Hell, this is what dreams and movies are made of. At the same time, I’m conditioned to react to the needs of my patients, which is why I chase after her now.

Besides Ulani, no one’s in the breakroom. She’s got part of the curtains draped around her, forming an orange toga, and bare toes with scarlet nail polish peek out. She’s stunning, but more than my physical attraction to her, her emotions fascinate me.

My years in this hospital are few, but the number of hours I’ve worked could double the years, and now it’s time to cloak myself in professionalism.

“Ulani,” I say. “Are you okay?” It’s a simple yet necessary question. Since I have no experience with cat women, I’m not privy to the sort of strain such a transformation can have on their bodies.

Her glare is not human, I realize. I was struck by the beauty of those irises the last time I saw her. Now, she narrows my view of saturated emeralds behind slitted eyes. She’s suspicious but not afraid—neither is she the slightest bit confused. This girl has issues, but they’re not on the mental level.

“Don’t. Say. Anything.” Ulani enunciates the words one by one, putting so much emphasis into her command that her intensity reverberates in my chest.

Efficient footsteps clack down the corridor outside. The slight shuffle of Dr. Holstein’s gait accompanies it. Laurie replies to his orders with “right, of course” and “certainly, Dr. Holstein,” but then they both come to a dead halt in the doorway.

“I found Ulani,” I say quietly.

“Remy, John!” Dr. Holstein barks down the hallway. “I need your assistance immediately.”

About The Author

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I‘m originally from Norway and moved to the United States in 2001. I have a Master’s degree in languages and taught Spanish at college level before settling in as an adviser at an art college in the South.

I write New Adult fiction with soul. Sometimes it’s with a paranormal twist—like in “Shattering Halos,” published by The Wild Rose Press in February 24th 2014 and in “Stargazer,” released, November 21st 2014 by the same publisher. Since then, I’ve self published New Adult Contemporary novels “Pandora Wild Child,” and “Leon’s Way,” with “Adrenaline”, and “Beneath the Cape”, the superhero anthology benefiting The Wounded Warrior Project in its entirety.

I write impulsive heroines, bad-boys, and good-boys running amok. Intense love, physical and emotional attraction —sensory overload for the reader as well as for the characters. My goal? Is to keep you on your toes until the end of each story.

 

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4 Star Review

In this sexy, suspenseful New Adult novel, a young woman hiding from her criminal past is taken captive by her ex-boyfriend, the ultimate bad boy.

Evie is about to embark on the perfect life. Beautiful, poised, and engaged to a rising business star, she fits the part of trophy wife perfectly, except for one thing: her entire identity is a lie.

Five years ago she created a new identity for herself, but it all crashes back when something she witnessed years ago comes back to haunt her. Now she’s in danger of losing more than her social status.

Determined to protect the careful life she’s built for herself, Evie doesn’t want anything to do with Riley, the criminal for hire who broke her heart years ago. But Riley has other ideas. He’s never forgotten Evie, and to protect her, he steals her away. Hidden from the world, sparks begin to fly as old memories resurface and their passion reignites.

Kristys review

 

I love second chance romances and Brighton Walsh books so this was a win/win for me.  Not to mention I thought Captive was a great book and I was looking forward to Riley’s story.  Once again the clandestine world of Ghost and Riley is phenomenally well crafted.  One of the hardest things for an author to pull off is a believable criminal underworld where the plot makes sense and doesn’t have major holes.  Brighton does this to perfection and watching the story unfold is a wonderful crazy ride in this book.

Riley is perfection, absolute sheer male perfection.  I could not have loved or felt for him more.  Having followed Ghost into a shady, violent business, he excels at providing intimidation and protection, all the while getting revenge for the love he lost as a teen.  But his protective nature and loyalty are swoon worthy and when his world gets turned upside down he rises to the occasion beautifully.

Evie is awesome.  She’s tough as nails in all ways and proficient at living a life under the radar, hiding from a past that is determined to track her down.  She’s hiding more than one secret and has never had a reason to trust anyone…except Riley, the only man that ever made her feel safe.  But now that she’s back in his life and in hiding with him she’s afraid to let him in to her life and her heart…especially since her past is putting them both in danger.  It’s wonderful to see a character that can be so tough and strong while still being vulnerable and insecure.  Oh…did I mention stubborn?  Yep she’s stubborn as hell.

The first 80% of this book was absolute perfection to me.  I cried, I was shocked, I fell in love with the characters, I loved it.  This was firmly a 5 star read for me until the last 20%.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great book and the end is very well done.  For me, however, there were two or three small points at the end that missed the mark for me a little bit, minor things but just enough to move it down to a solid 4 star read.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brighton Walsh is a storyteller at heart. Love is her first love, and writing about it is a dream come true. When she’s not overwhelmed by the incessant chatter in her mind, you can generally find her with her nose buried in a steamy book or partaking in some retail therapy in the Midwest where she lives with her own real life hero and her two energetic kids who (fortunately) know nothing about the naughty things she puts down on paper.

 

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The Reason I Breathe by Cory Cyr

Title: The Reason I Breathe

Series: Bite & Release #2

Author: Cory Cyr

Genre: NA Romance

Release Date: July 24, 2015

I waited my entire life for one singular moment.

Everything I had endured—all the pain and suffering—I would go through it all again,

if I knew she was waiting for me.

Ryan Chase was the only woman I ever loved.

My obsession. My desire.

When she came home . . . loving her hadn’t been easy.

The road to our particular happiness was paved with boulders.

I became who she needed me to be. Who she wanted.

Marriage and children— they were a dream we both shared.

Until a nightmare threatened to take it all away.

Is love supposed to be this hard?

How long before the person I’m pretending to be begins to crack?

I’m a liar. A fraud.

He is surfacing.

She’s the only reason I survived. I lived.

She is the reason I breathe.

Now, when she needs me the most—I’m transforming into the person

I thought I’d buried years before.

I can’t be without her. She gives me purpose and makes me whole.

Nevertheless, the universe chose a different route. God had a different plan.

And right now, I’m pissed at them both.

**Strong Language**Explicit Sex**Intense Situations**

*This is Shea’s POV. It is highly recommended you read Bite & Release first*

The London American Brides Novella Trilogy: The Complete Series by Prisca Martin

She also is releasing The London American Brides Novella Trilogy: The Complete Series for those who have not read the first two books of her series. You can now read all three books in one E-Book and/or Paperback.

Author Prisca Martin is releasing Undeniable Love: Novella Three of the London American Brides Novella Trilogy
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Join her for her release party with an all star line up of authors. Including: Rose Gordon, Elizabeth Johns, Janet Mota. S. Reynolds, Lyndsay Marie, Joe Romero, L.M. Glenn and Hunter Marshall.
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Love can be lost but never forgotten.  Beautiful, sophisticated, and engaged to the son of a Senator, Evie Masterson has the perfect life. Except for one thing: it’s all based on a lie. Five years ago, she created a new identity for herself and cut all ties to her criminal past. But she can’t run forever, because something she witnessed years ago comes back to haunt her. And the only person there to help is the man she thought she left behind forever—the one man she’s never been able to forget. Devastatingly gorgeous and just as ruthless, Riley Everett is the criminal for hire who once stole Evie’s heart. Years have gone by, but he’s never been able to forget her either. Now her life is in jeopardy, and even after all this time, he’d still do anything to protect her, even if that means breaking into her mansion and stealing her away. As they hide from the world, their long-lost passion reignites. But despite their undeniable chemistry, Evie can’t give up the perfect life she’s been working toward…and Riley has no part in it.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brighton Walsh is a storyteller at heart. Love is her first love, and writing about it is a dream come true. When she’s not overwhelmed by the incessant chatter in her mind, you can generally find her with her nose buried in a steamy book or partaking in some retail therapy in the Midwest where she lives with her own real life hero and her two energetic kids who (fortunately) know nothing about the naughty things she puts down on paper.

 

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Bleeding Love (Hope Town #2) by Harper Sloan

 

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4 Star Review

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I’ve loved once. I gave everything that I had to that love. Blindly believing that nothing could ever take that feeling away from me. Away from us. And when my little world of happiness was ripped from my fingers, I felt a loss that still haunts me to this day.

Now I use that lingering grief as a shield to keep my heart from loving again. It’s that fear that keeps me from I’ve loved once. I gave everything that I had to that love. Blindly believing that nothing could ever take that feeling away from me. Away from us. And when my little world of happiness was ripped from my fingers, I felt a loss that still haunts me to this day.

Now I use that lingering grief as a shield to keep my heart from loving again. It’s that fear that keeps me from letting anyone, except my daughter, get close enough to make it hurt. To make my heart bleed when I inevitably lose again.

Until the day I met Liam Beckett and everything I thought I had protected myself from was shoved back in my face.

He’s on a mission to prove to me that a love worth having is a love worth fighting for.

*Bleeding Love is the second book in the Hope Town series. It will follow Liam and Megan. Each book in the series is a HEA and can be read as a standalone.

Wenns Review

Having just read a heart wrenching story, I needed the happy and swoony high every Harper Sloan book makes me experience.

And once again, it did not disappoint me. I closed this book happy, dreamy, and hopeful. So Wham, Bam, Thank you Liam! 🙂

This is the story of Megan, a widow mom, who has lived through way too many awful events in her short life.
And Liam Beckett…* sigh*  For those who’ve read the Corps Security series, I’m sure the name Beckett alone puts a huge smile on your face! For those who haven’t… GO READ IT! NOW!  You will meet the very hot and very alpha piece of man that is Liam’s dad…

Liam is everything I love. A man not afraid to show his feelings, who fights for what he believes in.

Oh and who is totally HOT!!! 

Liam knows deep down that he has strong feelings for Megan but can’t express them, can’t let her know the pull he feels towards her.

Megan being so closed off.  She doesn’t want to feel. She is NUMB and wants to stay that way. She’s afraid to feel and doesn’t let anyone in.

But when Liam, fed up with waiting and trying to get her to see what’s right in front of her, comes to make her his, EVERYTHING changes. *swoon*

You will follow them through a journey full of grief and hope, fear and love. Harper Sloan did a good job, I felt EVERYTHING reading it.

And damn if Molly isn’t one of a kind… You will LOVE her.

Everything falls into place and it’s like watching two of your best friends, who were made for each other, finally open their eyes and jump fully into happiness.

Basically this book has it all. It is drama-free, angst-free but the “Alphaness”  (I’m sorry if this word doesn’t exist, I’m French, we can pretend it’s a French word! Lol) is high and I am always happy to read about the Corps Security Family!

Affairytale by C.J. English

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4 1_2 Star Review

Synopsis

I had an affair. The most forbidden and seductive affair, and fell in Love.

He was a rare gentleman, intelligent and gorgeous; a man every woman desired. Every cell in my body was telling me that he was my happily ever after. I was stuck in a marriage of mediocrity, I ached for red silk romance and carry me away passion, but not with my husband. I craved Him. Living without him was cruel and unusual punishment, even for my wandering heart.

Affairytale is a tantalizing memoir of sultry encounters, hidden grottos and secret hillside cabins. From the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes to the Southern shores of Maui you’ll fall in love with this tell-all memoir that pulls back the veil on infidelity and gives you rare look into hearts and bedroom of a real life extramarital affair. Woven with original love letters and scandalous text messages, this engrossing true love story is sure to break then win your heart.

True Love always finds a way.
Sometimes…it starts with an affair.

Wenns ReviewThis book is probably one of the hardest books I WANTED  to review.

First I want to say that in this review I am not judging C.J.’s life, I am writing about my feelings, my very personal feelings while reading this book.

I understand that some readers won’t read it because it is a memoir or because it deals with an affair, but without the affair C.J would not have lived this fairy tale.

This is a real story, a real love story. One that is stronger than anything and will leave you asking yourself how you define true love.

When C.J meets Grant, she’s already in a relationship with Levi and she is trying to do her best for herself, her daughter and her family. But her attraction to Grant is stronger than anything else she’s experienced .  I couldn’t believe how strong C.J. was in denying the pull she felt  toward Grant. And it saddened me to see she was married to the wrong person.

If all marriages are unhappy and take work, then mine was no different. I stayed because I was foolish enough to believe those things were true.”

I had so many feelings while reading this book. I wished so desperately that I knew C.J during the hard times she had to go through alone. I felt like I totally understood her struggles and lived them with her. I wanted to be there, to hold her hand and to tell her she would be okay. But at the end of this journey, she did it all by herself, showing strengths and weaknesses, but above all…..humanity.

“I wanted to live, really live before I die. I wanted to know what it feels like to be loved by the man of my dreams.
Levi was the man I couldn’t live with, and Grant was the man I couldn’t live without.”

I felt my heart burst with sadness for C.J.’s denied right to happiness and I felt it spark when those two soulmates finally achieved what they deserved so much…

To my awe and amazement what I got […], was nothing short of a glorious beginning to the rest of my life.”

It was so hard to see her defeated at certain points in the book. She goes head down into a marriage knowing it would be hard. And knowing she’s not in love, not the RIGHT love. I just wanted to whisper in her ear that she could leave, that she deserved to be happy…

While re-reading the sentences I highlighted and the notes I made, I realized that this book completely wrecked me.

There are some parts where you can’t help but wonder what you would have done in her position and the writing, the notes, the messages…. It all feels right and makes it worth the heartache.

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