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GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Beauty from Surrender by Georgia Cates

GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Beauty from Surrender by Georgia Cates

Beauty from Surrender  (Beauty #2)By Georgia Cates Publication date: May 30th 2013Genre: NA Contemporary Romance The story of Jack Henry and Laurelyn continues… How do you move on when he’s every song you sing? After Laurelyn Prescott walks away from the love of her life, she returns to Nashville to pursue the only dream she has left. Determined to find a distraction from the pain of losing Jack Henry, she immerses herself in her music. But with her old life comes old acquaintances and new expectations. When Laurelyn refuses her record producer’s outrageous demands, she finds herself without a career—until an unforeseen opportunity presents itself. From there it’s a rocket ride straight to the top where Laurelyn finds the success she’s always dreamed of. Will it be enough to bring her the happiness she so deserves, or will the absence of Jack Henry leave her wanting more? Jack Henry McLachlan… Read more »

May 30, 2013 Uncategorized 2

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EXCERPT: Inspire by Heather Buchine

EXCERPT: Inspire by Heather Buchine

Inspire   by Heather Buchine Publication date: March 31st 2013Genre: NA Contemporary Romance DESCRIPTION 18-year old Paige Rice, an exquisite beauty from East Hampton, NY, has just celebrated her high school graduation and is expecting to spend her summer living it up with all her socialite friends. But her parents have a different idea – she is being hauled away-literally- to the mountains of Vermont for the entire summer- in an RV! Assuming she will be an outcast amongst the other teens at the campground still does not prepare her for the treatment she receives, which is far worse than she imagined. She also isn’t prepared for Travis, the campground owner’s son and the “Sexiest” guy she has ever laid eyes on. Travis is the only one who shows any interest in getting to know Paige. The only problem is that they have to explore what lies between them in secret. But once all the secrets are stripped away, the truth may be crushing. ***Intended for mature audiences due to language and sexual content*** MEET… Read more »

May 22, 2013 Uncategorized 0

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EXCERPT: Plastic Hearts by Lisa De Jong

EXCERPT: Plastic Hearts by Lisa De Jong

Plastic Hearts  by Lisa De JongSeries: Hearts, #1Publication date: February 27th 2013Genre: New Adult Contemporary DESCRIPTION My life has always been safe. I like it that way. I grew up in a fake society where plastic hearts rule. If our hearts are made of plastic, they can never be broken. My parents have expectations and I do everything I can to meet them, even if it means giving up on my own dreams. Now, all I want is to be free to make my own choices. Dane Wright is everything I have been warned to stay away from. We met one night while I was with my perfect, parent-approved boyfriend and I haven’t stopped thinking about him. I don’t want to like him. I am doing everything I can to ignore his pull, but my heart seems to want what it cannot have, what it has never had. Can he measure up? He may think I am too good for him, but maybe he is too good for me. Life is a… Read more »

May 16, 2013 Uncategorized 0

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EXCERPT: Lash by L.G. Castillo

EXCERPT: Lash by L.G. Castillo

Lash by L.G. CastilloSeries: Broken Angel #1 Publication date: May 6th, 2013Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance DESCRIPTION Decades after being banished from Heaven for saving a life he shouldn’t have, Lash is given a chance to redeem himself. His mission: protect Naomi Duran, a young woman who has lost her faith. The assignment proves to be anything but simple when his superiors, the Archangels, withhold key information about Naomi and refuse to restore Lash’s powers. When an unexpected source reveals centuries-old secrets, his trust is shaken to the core, and he begins to doubt those whom he had once considered to be his greatest allies. Determined to avoid anything that would risk his chances of returning to Heaven, Lash struggles with the greatest obstacle of all—his growing feelings for Naomi. But when her life is threatened by an unknown source, Lash questions the wisdom of the Archangels and his ability to keep her safe. Soon, Lash will have to choose where to place his faith—in the home he has fought so hard to regain or in the forbidden love he can’t bear to lose…. Read more »

May 12, 2013 Uncategorized 1

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EXCERPT: Every Little Piece by Kate Ashton

EXCERPT: Every Little Piece by Kate Ashton

Every Little Piece  by Kate Ashton Publication date: May, 2013Genre: Mature YA Contemporary Secrets never stay in the past. The night before high school graduation changes everything. Lies are told. Mistakes are made. Secrets tucked away. Lives are changed in the span of a few hours. A year later, Haley is still reeling, numb with the constant ache of guilt. She’s in a place she never expected to be: lost without her friends and Seth. Until he enters her life again, dredging up everything she’s trying to forget. Everything about that night. Seth returns to his hometown determined to share his truth, his side of the story. He desperately needs to make things right with Haley, even if it means losing her forever. Because the truth will ruin any chance of her ever loving him again. Except neither of them are prepared for the shock of what really happened the night before graduation. EXCERPTHe grabbed my fingers and held them loosely in his. “You ready for tonight?”“Sure.” I noticed that even though he… Read more »

May 9, 2013 Uncategorized 3

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EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY: Different Roads by Lori L. Clark

EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY: Different Roads by Lori L. Clark

Different Roads by Lori L. Clark Publication: January 23rd 2013Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance DESCRIPTION It’s been said that when we look back over our lives, we are able to recognize the pivotal moments that in some way, shape, or form have led us to where we are today. When Jacqueline Carter is fifteen, she crosses paths for the first time with Seth Thomas, a young man who unwittingly alters the direction of her life forever. Jaq plans to break-up with her boyfriend on her sixteenth birthday. Instead, she is date-raped, and left emotionally broken. She builds a  wall around her heart and begins spiraling downward on a road filled with drinking, drugs and physical abuse.When Seth re-enters her life a few years later, the walls around her heart slowly come down and the two of them fall in love. Unfortunately sometimes, fate has other ideas, and we’re forced down a different road from which we initially set out. EXCERPT The only thing I heard was the unmistakable rumble of… Read more »

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GIVEAWAY AND EXCERPT: Debt Collector by Susan Kaye Quinn

GIVEAWAY AND EXCERPT: Debt Collector by Susan Kaye Quinn

Debt Collector  by Susan Kaye Quinn   Series: Debt Collector, Serial 1-3Publication date: 2013Genre: NA Future-Noir EPISODES 1-3 (Delirium, Agony, Ecstasy) of the Debt Collector serial. Contains mature content and themes. For young-adult-appropriate thrills, see Susan’s bestselling Mindjack series. What’s your life worth on the open market?  A debt collector can tell you precisely. Lirium plays the part of the grim reaper well, with his dark trenchcoat, jackboots, and the black marks on his soul that every debt collector carries. He’s just in it for his cut, the ten percent of the life energy he collects before he transfers it on to the high potentials, the people who will make the world a better place with their brains, their work, and their lives. That hit of life energy, a bottle of vodka, and a visit from one of Madam Anastazja’s sex workers keep him alive, stable, and mostly sane… until he collects… Read more »

April 29, 2013 Uncategorized 2

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EXCERPT: Possession by S.K. Falls

EXCERPT: Possession by S.K. Falls

Possession  by S.K. FallsSeries: Fevered Souls, #1Publication date: April 22nd 2013Genre: NA Paranormal After I left for college, I thought I’d never see Eden again. But I found myself headed back four years later, destitute and unable to find a job anywhere else. Still, I was adamant nothing would keep me there for long. Then I met the intoxicating Dax Allard. Copper-colored eyes, skin that emanated an exceptional heat, and a strange “dog” at his side… I was drunk on him. But Dax’s past was darker than mine, teeming with ancient secrets. Falling for him could cost me my life. I had two choices: walk away or deal with the perilous consequences. It was no choice at all. This is the first episode of a serial novel, and runs around 50 pages or 12,000 words. Excerpt  Blood rushed to my face at his tone. “What…” I swallowed. There was no way I’d ask this if I wasn’t hopped up on whatever they’d… Read more »

April 26, 2013 Uncategorized 2

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