Release Blitz: ‘Bourbon & Bonfires’ by Andrea Johnston


Title: Bourbon & Bonfires
Series: Country Road #4
Author: Andrea Johnston
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 23, 2018

Landon Montgomery has suddenly found himself the lone bachelor in his group of friends. With a new career handed to him and a string of unsuccessful blind dates behind him, Landon is ready to search for love. A chance meeting and immediate attraction have him wondering if things are about to turn around or if he’s stuck in the single life forever.

Addison Sinclair thought she had it all – a loving husband, perfect son, and fulfilling career. Four years after her husband broke up their family she’s still not sure if a second chance at love is in her future. One casual encounter and a few misunderstandings later, Addy must decide if love the second time around is worth the risk, especially when your son’s heart is on the line too.

Like the crackling flames of a bonfire, Landon and Addy will learn that sometimes fire and passion are simply the gateway to forever.

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Author Bio

Andrea Johnston spent her childhood with her nose in a book and a pen to paper. An avid people watcher, her mind is full of stories that yearn to be told.  A fan of angsty romance with a happy ending, super sexy erotica and a good mystery, Andrea can always be found with her Kindle nearby fully charged.

Andrea lives in Idaho with her family and two dogs.  When she isn’t spending time with her partner in crime aka her husband, she can be found binge watching all things Bravo and enjoying a cocktail. Nothing makes her happier than the laughter of her children, a good book, her feet in the water, and cocktail in hand all at the same time.


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Author Interview: ‘Based on Lies: It Begins…’ by Debarshi Kanjilal

About the Book:

Based on Lies: It Begins is the first in a series of two novellas. The series tells the story of a few emotionally and psychologically disturbed individuals whose lives are interwoven together.

In this book, we start uncovering stories from Anurag’s past.

An unassumingly personable young man in Calcutta, India, Anurag is a fairly rational individual who sometimes tends to get carried away by emotions; emotions, that he isn’t very good at expressing otherwise. He hasn’t been sleeping well, lately. And he has been writing a diary of his thoughts as he sits awake.

His thoughts revolve around his wife, Aditi, his former lover, Niharika, and a local café owner. They all have lives of their own, and they all have a life equation with one another. And they each hide secrets darker than the other. They have all been involved in several violent crimes where they are sometimes the victim, sometimes the criminal, and sometimes an accomplice. There are no innocent people.

At the end of this book, you may be left with some questions. If you are desperately searching for answers, don’t miss the finale that comes out in the summer of 2018, Based on Lies:

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Author Interview:

1: Tell us a little about yourself and what got you in to writing?

I hold a bachelor’s degree in economics and a masters degree in management, and use very little of either in my daily life. Born to a working class family in Calcutta, India, I have always found writing to be therapeutic in not letting my feelings overwhelm me. I hold a full-time job, so writing has taken a back seat in the last few years. But I am making a conscious effort to write more consistently now.

2017 has been a year of firsts for me. I wrote my first crime fiction book. I also got married early this year. The missus and I love taking road trips or spending time with some four-legged friends, whenever we can.

2: Do you have a favourite time and place where you write?

Time – generally pretty late at night when I have fewer distractions. Favorite place to write would be the secluded study table at corner of my home office.

3: Where do your ideas come from?

Life, mostly. Fiction is but different permutations and combinations of various life events. Once I have a fit, it is about testing the elasticity of its realism.

4: Do you have a plan in your head of where the story is going before you start writing or do you let it carry you along as you go?

With this book, yes I had the ending planned ahead of time. There was a time when I used to start writing first and planning the structure later, but I have realized that that model is less productive.

5: What genre are your books and what drew you to that genre?

The Based on Lies series is crime thriller, but I explore a variety of other genres. What generally transcends the genre in my writing is that my narrative tends to feel a little eerie and my characters are often pretty twisted. I found the Hannibal Lecter series by Thomas Harris quite fascinating, though; so, you could call that an influence.

6: What dream cast would you like to see playing the characters in your latest book?

The story of ‘Based on Lies’ is set in India, so the cast needs to be largely Indian. For global relatability, I guess Priyanka Chopra will be a good fit for the female lead. Having watched her work in Indian noir, I’m pretty confident that she’ll be perfect for the role.

7: Do you read much and if so who are your favourite authors?

I do read, but I will not claim to read much. I enjoy reading Jim Corbett, Jodi Picoult, Stephen King, Marjane Satrapi, Vivek Shanbhag, etc.

8: What book/s are you reading at present?

The Illicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph. Have Sapiens lined up for after this.

9: What is your favourite book and why?

The Maneater of Kumaon by Jim Corbett. It is fast-paced, fascinating, thrilling, and keeps me engaged till the very end. I’ve probably re-read this book more than any other.

10: What advice would you give for someone thinking about becoming a writer?

Get to writing and keep at it. Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you will be struck by creativity one moment and words will emerge. Make a conscious effort to have a new idea, and craft that idea into words. It is a tedious process, no different than any other work that you do. Pull a chair and sit in front of the laptop until you have made progress with your story.

11: What are the best Social Media Sites for people to find out about you and your work?  

For now, you can follow my Facebook page or my author profiles on Amazon or Goodreads. I just took down my blogs and am currently working to create, but that is a couple of months away.

About the Author:

Born to a middle class family in Calcutta, India, Debarshi Kanjilal is an indenendent author who has written poems, stories, and books that explore a wide range of emotions. With his first book, Arbit 26, a poem collection, he gave the world a glimpse into his boyhood days and the various moods that he had captured over the years. His second book, Based on Lies: It Begins, is the first of a series of two novellas. It is a psychological thriller and, perhaps, one of the darkest stories to ever come out of India. Based on Lies: It Begins will be available through Amazon from December 1, 2017.

A writer first, Debarshi is also a pet lover, an anti-religionist, a learning designer, and a free thinker. He believes that every individual’s life has a purpose and we should all live our lives to first find, and then fulfill that purpose.

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Release Blitz: ‘Crazy Sexy Love’ by K.L. Grayson

Title: Crazy Sexy Love
A Dirty Dicks Novel
Author: K.L. Grayson
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 21, 2018

Three-time world champion bull rider Rhett Allen has never been afraid to get his hands dirty. Hard work, sweat, and determination have gotten him where he is today—and that’s holed up in a hospital room, wondering how he let that damn bull buck him off. He’s also wondering why he thought it was a good idea to let his twin brother talk him into returning home to heal.

Rhett has a million reasons to come home to Heaven, Texas, and only one reason to stay away. That reason comes in the form of a sweet and feisty girl who stole his heart long before he ever thought to give it away. The only problem…that girl has turned into a stunning woman.

Monroe Gallagher is downright sexy with more curves than he has notches in his bed post. It’s been six years since he’s seen her, six years since he’s felt any form of peace, and six years since she gripped his heart in her delicate little hands and squeezed the life out of it. The longer he’s in Heaven, the more he starts to realize that the heart she took from him—the one she crushed into a million pieces—she also never gave back.

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Praise for Crazy Sexy Love


“KL Grayson’s writing is intoxicating. She effortlessly sweeps you away into a world of love, humor and tenderness. I love her!” – New York Times Bestselling Author, Kristen Proby


“KL Grayson delivers with an emotional second chance romance with laugh out loud poignant moments to capture every type of reader.” – New York Times Bestselling Author, Heidi McLaughlin


“Crazy Sexy Love is KL Grayson’s best work to date. Plan to fall helplessly in love with this swoony cowboy and his first love. 10 + stars!” – Rebecca Shea, USA Today Bestselling Author





“Make love to me.”

“Plannin’ on it.” Pushing up from the bed, I kick off my shoes and slip her sandals from her feet. Her eyes follow my every move. Careful not to lift my left arm too high, I reach behind my head and pull my shirt off. When I reach for my sweats, she sucks in a sharp breath, her eyes glued to my cock as I let my pants fall to the floor.

“Your turn.” I crawl onto the bed, her eyes searing through me. When I undo the button of her shorts, she lifts her hips, allowing me to pull them off, along with her white cotton panties. Sitting up, she reaches for the bottom of her shirt, lifts it over her head, and flings it off to the side.

“You are so beautiful, Mo.”

The last time I looked down at her like this, sprawled out in front of me, I was too young to appreciate her—too young to understand the depth of what she was giving me. But that’s no longer the case. I’ve dreamed of her many times over the last six years, but my fantasies didn’t do her justice. Nothing compares to having her in my bed—hair fanned out, chest heaving, creamy skin begging for my mouth. I have to reach out to touch her to make sure she’s real.

I slide my fingers over her abdomen. The muscles contract beneath my touch.

She looks down, but I shake my head. “No, sweetheart, keep your eyes on me. You have nothing to be embarrassed about. I’ve seen every inch of you, remember?”

Her cheeks turn the prettiest shade of pink. “It’s been a long time. My body has changed.”

“Hasn’t been that long, and trust me, your body is perfect.”

With a flick of the front clasp, her bra opens, her beautiful breasts spilling out. She shrugs out of it, and I lower my body to hers, scarcely able to believe this is happening.


Author Bio

K.L. Grayson resides in a small town outside of St. Louis, MO.  She is entertained daily by her extraordinary husband, who will forever inspire every good quality she writes in a man.  Her entire life rests in the palms of six dirty little hands, and when the day is over and those pint-sized cherubs have been washed and tucked into bed, you can find her typing away furiously on her computer.  She has a love for alpha-males, brownies, reading, tattoos, sunglasses, and happy endings…and not particularly in that order.

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Release Blitz: ‘Death & Dust’ by Skyla Madi


Title: Death & Dust
Series: New York Crime Kings #7
Author: Skyla Madi
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: March 20, 2018

Jai Stone…

I met him in the shadows first. He was tall and broad-shouldered, a man full of heat, passion, and unconditional love meant only for me.

He was my perfect counterpart, my best friend, and the only spark of light in an otherwise cold, dark hell.

But it was never meant to be.

Together, we fought hard in a war that sought only to destroy us, and the casualties are worse than I ever imagined.

Because of Skull…

I lost the closest thing I had to family.

Because of Skull…

I’ll never get the chance to atone for my mistakes.

Because of Skull…

I was no longer Jai’s kitten.


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Author Bio

SKYLA MADI is an International bestselling romance novelist from Brisbane, Australia.

Skyla started her writing career fresh out of high school and at 24 she is a giver of both real and fictional life.

She is an aquarian, lover of the written word and author of the #1 BESTSELLING Consumed trilogy.

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Book Review: ‘The Rogue’ by Claire Delacroix

Title: The Rogue (The Rogues of Ravensmuir Book 1)

Published: 16th December 2014

Author: Claire Delacroix pseudonym for Deborah Cooke

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Dear Reader:

Seductive and mysterious, Merlyn was the laird of Ravensmuir — never had a man so stirred my body and soul. I gave myself to him — willingly, trustingly, passionately — and we soon wed. Then a horrible revelation emerged, shattering my innocence and my marriage…

Five years later, Merlyn returned to my doorstep, desperate for my help. The scoundrel swore he was haunted by memories of me, that a treasure locked in Ravensmuir could clear his name. Yet I could not surrender to his will again. Now he is said to be murdered and Ravensmuir has fallen into my hands.

But even as I cross the threshold of this cursed keep, I hear his whisper in the darkness, feel his caress in the night, and I know that Merlyn has told me but part of his tale. Should I do as is right and expose his lair? Or dare I trust my alluring but deceptive spouse – the rogue who destroyed my heart?

— Ysabella



Goes down as another off my 2018 Bookworm Bingo Challenge – A book from a series new to you. A lot can happen over the Christmas tidings, as Ysabella and Merlyn are about to find out.

Kinfairlie is a small village where a tale surrounds it of the demise of Laird and Lady Kinfairlie and their family. Burned to the ground waiting to be reclaimed by its rightful heir. It’s the sister keep of Ravensmuir which was taken over by Merlyn’s father Avery Lammergeier. One whose idea of trade was tainted by how greedy he got and how easily the lies started to unfurl.

Merlyn is a rogue of a man who needs to find out who tried to kill him and why, but not before trying to woo his wayward wife back where she belongs. It’s time she heard the truth, this time from him and not twisted by another. It seems Ysabella detests lies but is now holding on to a few herself. Classic communication issues arise between these two that need a swift fix it they are to outwit those that would harm them.

Seductive and mysterious are two very good words to describe Merlyn. He tempts Ysabella still no matter her reasons for leaving in the first place and his lure to get her back is risky. She knows he plays games but seeks truth, not just passion, from the moment she is back in his presence. Can she truly let herself be pulled back into his world or will she need to flee again?

Whirlwind romance, passion galore or love at first sight? Either way their lives were entwined the moment Merlyn set eyes on Ysabella at the Kinfairlie market. She had such quick wit and sharp responses that he knew he had met his match, one he very much wanted to keep. She might have willingly gone with him to wed, and then to bed, but knew very little of his nature. So-called truths told from another and her fears of it made her, and in turn her family, run back to the village.

I’m not sure if she wished he’d tracked her down sooner but five years is a long time so when he comes calling seeking her aid she doesn’t want to trust him. Could her decision be too hasty though as word later the next night from his right-hand man Fitz brings news to turn her soul cold? She has a chance of a better life for her brother Tynan (though I think we know from the start there’s more to it) and her sister Mavella when the estate in name passes to her and wastes no time in taking it for their sakes. But has the one man who stirs her soul tricked her? Danger falls within the Ravensmuir keep and Ysabella might have need of a few tricks herself to outwit those that might harm her. Also to try to figure out what her husband has need of her for. Could she get what she’s always wanted from him? Love can be fickle if never spoken aloud. Maybe it should be, among other things, so the air can clear and they can start anew. Well if the troubles of the past will let them that is.

Interesting characters throughout but Ada is just a woman scorned who wishes to blame her misfortune on others and not herself. Also by the end she’s just a bit batshit crazy that you long for her own downfall. Her brother Arnulf is a calm, loyal servant to his master Merlyn and someone you would always want watching your back.

Passionate rogue found a way to get his wayward wife back, whether he can convince her to stay is something else entirely. Fun, intriguing read from start to finish. Some secrets and twists easy to spot, others came up to surprise you that I liked.

4 out of 5 stars

I received a copy of this book from the author for my honest review.

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