Monthly Archives:: September 2013

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Jump Zone: Cleo Falls by Wylie Snow

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Jump Zone: Cleo Falls by Wylie Snow

Taiga Forest I’d always presumed the moments before death would be fuzzy and warm. They’re not. Death is painful. And cold. Death is terrifying. For me, there are no sepia vignettes of my childhood, no sign of my mother’s smiling face to usher me into a blissful afterlife, open armed. There’s nothing to distract me from the fright that slams me every time my mouth fills, every time my head slips under. No matter how hard I kick or thrash, the current is merciless, dragging me downriver, closer to the edge, closer to the— I can’t even think the word. I claw for the surface, flailing desperately for something to grab onto. But there’s nothing. Not a rock, not a log, not even a stray root. Even if by some miracle I don’t drown, there is nothing to save me from the fall. Seventy feet, straight down. And the rocks… Read more »

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No One’s Angel + Giftcard Giveaway

No One’s Angel + Giftcard Giveaway

  To celebrate the release of No One’s Angel, I’ve got a $50 Amazon Giftcard (or paypal cash ) giveaway for you, and a chance to meet one of the characters. (You can meet them all here.) a Rafflecopter giveaway Introducing Axel “Arion” Chadwell.   Arion  has a LOT of rules. I’ve got a fun excerpt of Arion for you, but fair warning, this is Arion uncensored. (Not PG 13, and not clean language) ********** When Angel steps out of the bathroom, my heart stops. Like literally fucking stops. She’s brain-blowingly beautiful, and she’s staring at me with fuck-me eyes. Lord have mercy, how in the hell am I going to make it through tonight? It’s been agony trying not to push her too far, too fast. The stench of knowing what Nick did to her rots in my brain, a constant reminder that I need to treat her with… Read more »

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GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: American Girl On Saturn by Nikki Godwin

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: American Girl On Saturn by Nikki Godwin

I push him back. “You cheated!” “Milo wins!” Noah shouts out. “I really thought you had it too, Chloe. I can’t believe you just crumbled like that.” “He cheated,” I repeat. Milo shakes his head in protest. Noah has the audacity to agree with him. And thanks to Emery’s lost spinner in the grass, the plastic is my only other witness. Noah saunters over to us like a rapper trying to pull off a classic swagger. “Good job, Milo,” he says. “You know how clumsy girls can be. I knew you’d take her down.” I peel myself off of the plastic, grab my flip flops, and head back toward the house. I’ve had enough exhilaration and angst for one afternoon. The video premiere was enough. Porno-Posed-Twister with Milo was too much. But I can’t escape Spaceships Around Saturn even if I try. Milo and Noah come up behind me like… Read more »

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PANIC GIVEAWAY COVER and TRAILER REVEAL: Rook and Ronin Book Three

PANIC GIVEAWAY COVER and TRAILER REVEAL: Rook and Ronin Book Three

START THE SERIES TONIGHT! 148 REVIEWS 4.5 STAR RATING! TRAGIC – BOOK ONE Rook Walsh is TRAGIC Because life so far – just sucks. Some girls get parents. Rook got the foster care system. Some girls get Prince Charming. Rook got an abusive frog. Some girls get lucky… Rook got a second chance. And she took it. Because when fate throws you a bone – you grab it with both hands and run. Antoine Chaput knows the minute he spies Rook in his photography studio that she’s got The Look. The dark and desperate look he must have to land the exclusive TRAGIC media contract. Rook is paired up with top model, Ronin, and he’s everything her abusive ex-boyfriend wasn’t. Patient, gentle, happy, attentive, and sexy! He knows exactly what to do to make Rook blush for Antoine’s camera. Rook’s luck changes in an instant and suddenly she’s the darling… Read more »

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SNEAK PEEK: Worth the Fight by Vi Keeland

SNEAK PEEK: Worth the Fight by Vi Keeland

Worth the Fight DREAMCAST Excerpts Meet Elle & Nico   Elle on Nico I’ve never seen a body like his so close before.  It just doesn’t seem real.  Both of his arms are covered in tattoos, it looks like he’s wearing colorful sleeves, only he has no shirt on.  They intertwine and wrap around his bulging biceps and I get the urge to trace a path from the first splat of ink to the last with my tongue.  My body’s reaction to him is unlike anything I’ve ever felt before.  These aren’t feelings that I’m used to, they seem to come out of nowhere and are uncontrollable.  One side of his lip curls up slightly, as though he is amused at my staring.  He hands me a glass of wine without asking if I want one and I take it because I need it to calm my nerves.  I’m here… Read more »

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FRIDAY NIGHT FREEBIE: Stardust and Starlight by Mimi Strong

FRIDAY NIGHT FREEBIE: Stardust and Starlight by Mimi Strong

OK, before we get started with Mimi’s interview, I’d just like to say that Mimi is an online author friend of mine. She started writing a little bit before me and we’ve sorta “grown-up” together as writers.  So I’ll just tell you right now – if you’ve never read a Mimi book before, you’re in for a real treat, because this woman is FUCKING FUNNY!  She is so funny, I just never know what’s gonna happen in her books.  I love her!  And if you read the interview, some of this comes out, but seriously, you have to read her stories!  They are awesome! This contest will run until SUNDAY NIGHT (Midnight Mountain Time Monday) and I’ll post the winners on Monday! INTERVIEW WITH MIMI STRONG Q. Wasn’t the first book originally called “We are Made of Stardust?” Why did you change it? A. I love weird titles, but it… Read more »

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REVIEW: Visited by Janine Caldwell

REVIEW: Visited by Janine Caldwell

REVIEW Visited is a young adult novel about learning to think of others before yourself. Joanna is dealing with a lot of changes in her life – changes she’s not necessarily on board with. Her relationship with her mother has changed a lot in the past year – especially since her mother remarried after being a single parent for a very long time. Joanna’s father died of cancer when she was younger and her mother had to struggle to raise her alone. So when Stan comes along, and then a new baby on top of that, Joanna is not feeling very generous. In fact, she’s rather bratty for a seventeen year old. This is how she finds herself outside on her roof star-gazing – feeling sorry for herself that her family backpacking trip in Europe the next summer will need to be cancelled because her mother and Stan are expecting… Read more »

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GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT:  Where My Heart Breaks by Ivy Sinclair

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Where My Heart Breaks by Ivy Sinclair

EXCERPT I had no idea how much time passed as I was absorbed deeper and deeper into Jackson and Camilla’s forbidden romance. The story was set in the 1920s. Jackson was a wealthy industrialist staying at the Willoughby for the summer with his wife, who had taken ill. The doctors had recommended that Jackson take her out of the city to recuperate. Camilla was the daughter of the Willoughby’s owner. The hot summer days wore on, and the forbidden attraction between Jackson and Camilla grew in intensity. I was entranced. Anyone with common sense would know that Jackson was a bastard. It shouldn’t have mattered that he married young to someone he barely knew. But that was how Walter Moolen drew the reader in to make Jackson likable and vulnerable beneath his gruff exterior. Camilla, young and inexperienced, didn’t stand a chance once Jackson set his sights on her. I… Read more »

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BLITZ: Breaking Nova by Jessica Sorensen

BLITZ: Breaking Nova by Jessica Sorensen

a Rafflecopter giveaway Excerpt:   I get caught up in it all—in her—and suddenly I’m pressing my lips against hers. I’ve done this a lot before, as a way to distract myself from my life. But this isn’t the same. This means something, but I’m still trying to figure out what and if I want it or even deserve to get it. At first she stiffens, but then she hooks her arms around the back of my neck and inches closer, opening her mouth to me as she spreads her legs open and my hands travel higher toward the bottom of her shorts. She tastes like beer and smells like pot. Tristan’s gone but he could come back at any moment. I should stop this. I should care enough to stop Tristan from seeing this, but my will to care about doing the right thing at this moment has died…. Read more »

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