Friday, November 21, 2014

Release Blitz for High Stakes Seduction, Book 5 by Ami LeCoeur

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Welcome to my stop on the Release Blitz Tour for High Stakes Seduction, Book 5 by Ami LeCoeur.  Please leave a comment or question to let Ami know you stopped by.  


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  Book 5 - The conclusion to Angela and Antonio's story Angela is delighted when she earns a new position within Antonio Mancini's fashion business. Then Antonio surprises her by providing an equally impressive opportunity for her sister, Maria. Clearly, her instincts about this gorgeous, powerful man must be correct... or are they? There are still too many unanswered questions for Angela to shake off her misgivings completely. Determined to get to the bottom of it all, she takes things into her own hands, only to discover she's in way over her head. And for once, even her normal resourcefulness isn't going to help. The only remaining question is: Can she count on Antonio to come through one more time? Or is everything she ever wanted over?

 This steamy novella is book 5 - the conclusion to this ongoing serial. It contains adult material suited for 18+ year olds. 

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Like most romance writers, Ami LeCoeur is a romantic at heart, but in her heart it's the classic Romanticism of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. She is also a painter, glass artist, and award winning poet, as well as a writer. When she isn't traveling, she lives on California's Redwood Coast with her husband and two kitties. She loves her wonderful ocean view, and when the fog comes in - as it always does - she's either curled up with a good book, or busy writing. If you like Ami's stories, please let your friends know.

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Book Blast & Giveaway for Red & Her Big Bad Dom by Sydney St. Claire

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Welcome to my stop on the Book Blast, presented by Goddess Fish Promotions, for Red and Her Big Bad Dom by Sydney St. Claire.  Please leave a comment or question for Sydney to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter her tour wide giveaway, for a prize pack consisting of a Once Upon a Dom Tote Bag: Tote Bag, Mug, Cap & Misc. goodies (US Only - Int'l winners will have a GC substitute), by filling out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can also follow the rest of the tour by clicking on the banner above, the more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning. 

Red and Her Big Bad Dom
By Sydney St. Claire
Once Upon A Dom, Book 2

Publisher:  The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
Release Date: October 31, 2014
Genre: BDSM
Length: 114 Pages
ISBN:  9781628307092
ASIN:  B00OC6L4EE

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About the book:  

Wealthy computer genius Graham Winters is in love with a woman who won’t join him for a stingy cup of coffee. How can he prove he’s nothing like her jerk of an ex if she won’t give him a chance? Then he spots her at a BDSM club and devises a plan. During the day, he’s “that damn geek.” At night, he’s the masked Dom known as The Wolf.

When it comes to her love life, Lucy Sanchez has one rule—no geeks. Not even rich, good looking geeks. She’s attracted to Graham but rules are rules. Besides, she has her wolf, the mysterious Dom who makes her blood sing. Then she’s invited to a fairytale event at Pleasure Manor and this Little Red Riding Hood plans to enjoy every delicious moment with her big, bad Dom.




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Lucy stared at him. “I’ve never had a partner as good as you.”

He lowered his head and kissed her. “We fit.” Sex. Dance. And even their work, though she didn’t know that. So many things in common, like hiking in the woods, searching for and finding birds and other wildlife, not to mention some spontaneous sex. Hug a tree took on a new meaning. His heart ached for him to tell her the truth and claim her openly.

The music faded, and he leaned back. “Lucy—”

The sound of loud clapping broke the spell. He swung them around and saw the Queen Domme standing at the open doorway. “You two are magnificent.” She glided into the room.

He bowed. “Thank you, Glorie.”

Lucy leaned into her wolf, unconsciously seeking his comforting embrace. She smiled awkwardly and fully admitted she was still embarrassed that the woman had joined them for a threesome. Every time she saw the woman, she’d remember how good the Domme was at giving pleasure and how her Wolf had known her well enough, cared enough, to make her fantasies come true.

“Tomorrow night, you’ll dance for us?”

Lucy inclined her head. “We’d love that.”

Minutes later, tired but satisfied, Lucy’s wolf her back through the garden and down one of several paths that led into the woods. Each couple had specific routes and play areas so as not to disturb anyone else with their weekend. 

AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Sydney St. Claire is the pseudonym of Susan Edwards, author of 14 Historical Native American/Western/Paranormal romances and the author of the popular “White” Series.

Sydney loves writing and sharing stories of love, happiness and dreams come true with her readers. She credits her mother for her writing success.  Encouraged to read as a child, she always preferred happy endings which meant romances were her favorite genre.  Sydney takes her readers into the world of erotica romance where her characters come together in explosive passion as they solve life’s problems and find true love along with the best sex our hero and heroine have ever experienced.

Sydney’s office is quite crowded with three dogs at her feet and five cats to keep her company while she writes. Three cats always insist on beds on her desk, barely leaving enough room for her monitor and keyboard. Life gets fun when all five insist on supervising…

When not writing, she enjoys crafts of all sorts including quilting, sewing, cross-stitch and knitting. She and her husband of 30 + years are avid gardeners. He takes care of the veggies, and Susan is in charge of the ‘pretties’. Her medicine wheel garden is in a contact state of war: flowers vs. weeds. Sadly, right now the weeds are wining…

While writing, she listens to a wide variety of music. Her current favorites are Blackmore’s Night and David Lanz.

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Email:         Sydney@sydneystclaire.com
Website:      http://sydneystclaire.com
Blog:           http://sydneystclaire.wordpress.com




A contemporary BDSM take on the children’s fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood, Red & Her Big Bad Dom by Sydney St. Claire is definitely a red hot read.  A geek who’s secretly a Dom and a secretary who’s secretly a sub take center stage at a large private estate for a 3 day “play” session involving costumes, masked faces and even some dancing.  While the second book in the Once Upon a Dom series, this book can be read and enjoyed on its own.

A successful secretary to a very wealthy businessman, Lucy Sanchez has been burned by love in the past. Determined to enjoy her life and get what she wants out of it, she joined a BDSM club not realizing it was owned by her boss.  While she doesn’t like to mix business and pleasure she can’t help falling for one of the Doms.  A Dom who wears a mask and who she knows only as “The Wolf”.  Looking forward to an upcoming play session, Lucy refuses the attentions of Graham Winters, a geek and one of the VPs at work.

Determined to see Lucy outside of work, Graham Winters will do whatever it takes to make her change her mind.  When he sees her at his friend’s private BDSM club and realizes she’s a natural sub, he’s determined to be her Dom.  Hiding his identity under a mask, Graham becomes “The Wolf” and sets out to capture Lucy’s heart.

Ms. St. Claire does a pretty good job developing Lucy and Graham’s character right from the start.  Quickly jumping into their sexual relationship, Ms. St. Claire really pumps up the heat with several “fantasy” scenes where Graham aka “The Wolf” indulges Lucy’s desire for new experiences- even to the point of bringing in a third.  While their “romantic” relationship takes a back burner at the beginning, it soon becomes clear that Lucy and Graham have more than just amazing physical chemistry growing between them. . 

The secondary characters, mostly other people at the club or at their job, are fleshed out enough to be interesting and I enjoyed getting to know Jaimie, Lucy’s best friend, and Bryce, Lucy and Graham’s boss and the owner of the BDSM club.  Jaimie and Bryce  also happen to be the main characters in Cinderella & Prince Dom, the first book in this series.

Will Lucy figure out that her “Wolf” is really Graham?  Will Graham tell Lucy the truth before she decides to walk away?  Will the love developing between them get a chance to be a real relationship and not just play?  You’ll have to read Red & Her Big Bad Dom to find out. I enjoyed it and look forward to reading more of this author’s work.

My Rating:  3.5 out of 5 Stars
 

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FTC Disclosure:  I received a complimentary copy of this book as a part of a book tour for a fair and honest review.  I did not receive any additional payment for my opinion of the reading material provided. 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway for Dessert First by Lisa Knight



Welcome to my stop on the Virtual Book Tour, presented by Shades of Rose Media, for Dessert First by Lisa Knight.  Please leave a comment or question for Lisa to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter her tour wide giveaway by filling out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can also follow the rest of her tour here, the more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning. 


Dessert First
By Lisa Knight

Publisher:  Beachwalk Press, Inc
Release Date: November 17, 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 65 Pages
ISBN:  9781940744506
ASIN:  B00PM6590I

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About the book:

Overwhelmed by shame after a dodgy one-night stand, Abby Henderson finds herself in Niagara Falls and hopes sexy barista Ben Pryor can help extinguish her ever present guilt. When a letter arrives from home, turning her life upside down, she realizes her holiday fling actually feels a lot more like the real thing.

Long-distance romance proves harder than Abby thought, and with crazy advice from fortune tellers to 'follow the scent', she finds herself forced to choose between her rising career and the man she loves.


Content Warning: contains some sexual content and explicit language








"Are you here for long?" he asked.

Abby couldn't take her eyes off his hands as they prepared the milk for her coffee. They were so big and…able. "I'll be here for three days, but I might stay longer if I like it."

"Of course you'll like it! What's not to like?"

She laughed. "Well, I like it so far, not that I've seen much yet."

"Perhaps you need a tour guide," he suggested, flicking his eyes up to hers for the briefest moment before returning to the task at hand.

"Are you offering your services?" Abby couldn't believe her flirty tone. This behavior was most unlike her, must be the lack of caffeine in her body.

He poured the delicious smelling coffee into a mug, not the take-away cup she'd intended. Had she forgotten to ask? Quite probably. She was rather distracted.

"It just so happens I have the day off tomorrow, and as one of my civic duties I would be more than willing to show you around."

Abby suddenly returned to her senses. "I'm sure you don't want to waste your day off on a random stranger, so I decline and let you off the hook."

He shook his head and smiled while working the milky top of her latte. "It's really no trouble. Actually, it would be my pleasure. I'm Ben, by the way." He pushed the mug toward her.

Abby rummaged through her pockets for some change, hoping like mad it was all right to use American coins in Canada.

"Forget it, it's on the house," Ben said, running a hand through that crop of messy hair. Abby could feel heat rising in her cheeks and couldn't think of a single thing to say. Who was this strange Adonis-like man offering her free coffee and sightseeing?

"Um," she mumbled, fairly certain it was her turn to speak but completely unable to remember the question. Had there even been a question?

She looked down at the coffee in front of her. The pattern of the frothy milk had been shaped into a heart. Her insides gave an unexpected twinge, and she moved her gaze up to take another peek at Ben. He was smiling, showing off a set of lovely white teeth with a barely noticeable chip off one of the front ones. She guessed he hadn't shaved in a few days as a definite beard was starting to form along his jaw line. It was very sexy.

"So, what do you say?" he urged. "As a local I can show you all the best spots."

Abby knew she was staring. The underside of that jaw was a marvelous view. She forced herself to blink. "Well, okay. But only if you're sure you don't mind."

"Great! How about we meet at nine o'clock tomorrow morning, right here?"

"All right. Thanks, Ben."

"And you are?"

"Oh, sorry. I'm Abby. Abby Henderson." As she spoke a group of customers entered the café. Ben looked disappointed by their arrival. "I'll leave you to it," she said softly. "Thanks for the coffee. See you tomorrow."

Abby sat down at a table at the back of the café and took a sip from her mug, taking a good portion of the carefully constructed heart shape into her mouth. It was delicious, and she relaxed back into her seat, feeling the effects of her long day of travel, yet buoyed up by the encounter with Ben. It had been way too long since anyone had asked her out, and it felt lovely to receive such attention. Ben was undeniably gorgeous and seemed like a nice enough guy. Her loony spotting radar was decidedly quiet, so that was a good sign. And there was no denying she was attracted to him. The man was gorgeous. Good enough to eat! She'd practically had to grip the counter bench he'd stood behind to stop herself from launching over to lick his face like an ice cream.

She sat back in her chair and waited, knowing it wouldn't take long. Yep, sure enough, there it was. The all too familiar guilt. She did not deserve to be going on a lovely date tomorrow with lickable Ben. After what she'd done she deserved nothing more than to be single and miserable for the rest of her life. Squeezing her eyes tightly shut, Abby held her breath, trying to prevent negative thoughts from infiltrating on her previously chipper mood. Would she ever be able to move on from her mistake? How could she cleanse herself from all the crap that constantly swamped her? Maybe going with Ben tomorrow was a way to help her move on. She sure as hell hoped so.




I love writing all kinds of stories but romance is definitely my favorite. Curling up with my laptop on a cold winter's day is my idea of writing heaven, and if there's coffee and chocolate close by that's even better.

I'm always on the lookout for story and character ideas and am inspired by everyday things like people doing their grocery shopping, having morning tea at the local café, or the beautiful 'welcome back' hugs and kisses at the arrivals gate at the airport. Makes me cry just thinking about it!

I live in Canberra, Australia with my husband, and whenever I can, I snatch time to write between being a mum to our three young boys and my job as a social worker.
My first ebook, The View from Here, was released in 2013.
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$.99 Sale Blitz & Giveaway for The Fifth Day by Kaia Bennett

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The Fifth Day
Publication Date: October 1, 2014 
Genres: Contemporary, Erotica, Romance 

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Justin Haas and Alyse Mosell have been best friends since they were ten years old, and more than a decade later not much has changed. After a bitter break up with her fiancé, Alyse moves in with Justin to mend her life and her broken heart. But, one night of drinking and harmless flirting soon morphs into a passion that’s been simmering under the surface for years. One of them is willing to take a chance on romance; the other is trying to take their heart and run. And it will take nothing short of a Christmas miracle to keep their friendship – and what could be love – from falling apart around them.

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Kaia Bennett is a native of New Jersey, a college graduate and U.S. Army veteran who loves music, movies, astrology, tattoos, martial arts, animals and, of course, the written word. She heard the siren call of the writer as a teenage girl, but took her sweet time answering it until she had lived and loved enough to share her work with the masses.

She is an erotic author who loves to write stories with diversity, depth, realism and viscerally hot encounters that flirt shamelessly with the taboo. A lover of all genres and a voracious reader, she aims to write stories that are transformative for her characters and readers alike.

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