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Cover Reveal: ‘Tied’ by Carian Cole

Title: Tied
Series: Devils Wolves #2
Author: Carian Cole
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Cover to Cover Design
Cover Photograph: Regina Wamba
 Release Date: June 26, 2017
He was the myth and the legend of our small town. But no one knew the truth… except me.

My childhood was stolen by a monster. I’ve forgotten what love feels like. What happiness feels like. What hope feels like. I am numb.

He’s possibly as damaged as I am. Maybe even more. Scarred just as much on the inside as the outside. Just like me. He doesn’t speak. He doesn’t smile. He hides in the woods like an animal.  I should be scared of him. But I’m not. He’s the only one that has ever made me feel. And I want to make him feel, too. everything…

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I have a passion for the bad boys, those covered in tattoos, sexy smirks, ripped jeans, fast cars, motorcycles and of course, the sweet girls that try to tame them and win their hearts. My debut series, Ashes & Embers, follows the lives of rock band members as they find, and sometimes lose, the loves of their lives.

Born and raised a Jersey girl, I now reside in beautiful New Hampshire with my husband and our multitude of furry pets and spend most of my time writing, reading, and vacuuming.

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Book Review: ‘Storm’ by Carian Cole


Title: Storm (Ashes & Embers Book 1)

Published: 6th October 2014

Author: Carian Cole

Facebook: www.facebook.com/cariancoleauthor

Twitter: @CarianCole


The calm before the storm… I lived in the quiet stillness. I felt the wind rustle, warning me, telling me to get out of its path. But I didn’t. I never stood a chance. A series of weather and road mishaps leaves me trapped in the middle of a blizzard with a complete stranger. In the back of a pickup truck. For forty-eight freakin’ hours. A stranger with long hair, tattoos, and rippling with muscle. A stranger with an insanely sexy voice and a wicked smile that turned my insides to jelly. A stranger who held me in his arms, calmed me, and then set a fire in me that I couldn’t put out. Storm lives up to his name. Beautiful. Dangerously inviting. Tumultuous. Dark. A clash of hot and cold. He’s used to getting everything he wants. And now he wants me. Some people chase storms for the beautiful thrill. What happens when the storm chases you?


Goes down as another off my 2016 Bookworm Bingo Challenge – A book with weather in the title. Sometimes when you’ve solely been existing but not really living you need something big to happen to shake things up. Being caught in a blizzard with a hot stranger sure does that. Who knew getting cold could be so hot! Storm’s just what Evelyn needed to kick start her life again and she’s just what he needed to want to be there for someone again. #BlizzardChick lets have some fun!

One of many good quotes:
“You will touch me, Evie. I want to feel your hands all over me because it’s like a fucking drug for me right now and I need it.” He leans his forehead against mine. “And I’m going to make you beg me to let you, because I need that, too.”

Evelyn is not having a good day. First she goes into a bit of a driving coma where you switch off but keep driving – been there! Doing so has meant she stopped listening to her SatNav and now she is lost. Making matters worse the snow is coming down heavier, so heavy in fact that she ends up skidding off the road. The car spinning is enough to freak anyone out but thankfully it stops. Starting to panic and not sure what to do she gets a shock when a guy bangs on the door asking if she is all right. Confrontation from the get go but more because she fears he is going to be some kind of murderer. Paranoia is a dangerous thing for her as we soon find out. After a lot of talking – more on her part than his – she accepts his offer of help, more so when he has to carry her due to her very unsuitable pumps. Once in his car, after first being freaked out by the wolf like dog, you would think her night couldn’t get worse. Well hello there mister deer thanks for jumping in front of Storms car making it spin into a ditch. Now she is stuck with a stranger and his dog only thinking the worse; who knew it was the best place to be.

Storm by name storm by nature. Well he certainly knows how to make an impression and not because of whom he is. For once he has found someone who has no idea who he is so can just be himself, someone he hasn’t really been for a while. Stuck in the middle of a blizzard isn’t how he thought this trip to his cabin would go but the longer he spends with Evelyn the more he starts to like how fate put them together.

Getting cold in a blizzard isn’t good so its lucky Storm has a big blanket to crawl under but you all know body heat is best and when they get close the sparks soon start to show. More so when he starts to assist her with her own pleasure, there and then more so when they finally get to his cabin – hello hot tub jets! Only draw back would be her boyfriend but the more you hear and see about him the more you want to hit him. You know he is no good and a bit of a dickwad if I’m being honest and you are just waiting for Evelyn to wake up and realise it.

Being caught in their blizzard bumble time seems to have stopped and you can see that they don’t really want to part from it or each other. The real world is calling but it has its drawbacks. Her douchebag boyfriend is one and the fact he is a major rock star with women throwing themselves at him is another. Events start to pull them apart; the pressures of reality setting in, but you can see how badly Storm wants them to stay together. He just has to convince her that he is the choice she should go for. He has brought her back to life again and she has made him realize what he has been missing for years. To both have someone that is theirs completely, whom would do anything for the other and only bring out the best in them. The chemistry between them might start off sweet and slow but soon turns into an inferno of heat when they really get down to it. After only ever being with one man Evie can now see what she has been missing out on. Pleasure for one thing, come on girl it should be found every time and if not you’re just with the wrong partner.

Loved Evie’s best friend Amy, as she is clearly someone who cares about her and only wants the best. She’s also great with her advice and boy does she want to just push her into Storms arms. She can see he is the right guy for her so is just trying to hurry up her friends mind to make the right decision. Here’s hoping she pops up again in the rest of the series, as she’s a right laugh.

I liked how it ends as it’s like everything has gone full circle to where it all began. Everything happens for a reason, fate put them together so lets hope it keeps them together.


4 out of 5 stars

I received this ARC from Give Me Books for my honest review.

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Release Blitz: ‘Talon’ by Carian Cole

Title: Talon
Series: Ashes & Embers #4
 Author: Carian Cole
Genre: Contemporary Romance
  Release Date: November 24, 2015

Caring. Hard-working. A devoted family man, loves kids. Clean cut, funny, smart, quiet, but a good communicator.

~ Asia Jenson



Independent. Tall, blonde, sexy. Outgoing. Intelligent, neat. Unslutty. Confident. Loves to travel. Committed.

~ Talon Valentine



The concept was scary but exciting…

Marry a total stranger.

Live together for six months.

Journal everything. (Feelings. Fights. All of it.)

After six months, we each get $50K in trade for our journals, whether we stay married or not. But the goal is to commit to the experience and see if the relationship experts could put together the perfect matches.

I have never been lucky in love. This was my chance to find my soulmate.

I couldn’t wait to meet the man the experts felt was perfect for me.

My hopes were immediately dashed when I saw him at the altar.

Shit. I married my worst nightmare.


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At first she doesn’t even know I’m there, and I have the pleasure of seeing her lying back, her eyes closed, one leg bent up and peeking out from the bubbles. And damn those fucking bubbles, they’re covering everything else.

The universe is doing everything it can to prevent me from seeing my wife naked. I would laugh at that fact if it didn’t bug me so damn much. I’m pretty sure karma is slapping me in the face for insulting her so many times, and karma is a bitch who has no fucks to give about my blue balls.

Her eyes suddenly snap open and she jumps when she sees me, water splashing around her.

“Tally, you scared the shit out of me. Why are you creeping around?” She crosses her arms over her chest and a few bubbles float up in the air. I love that my childhood nickname just slipped out of her mouth without her even realizing it. It sounded so intimate on her lips that I want to hear her say it again and again.

“I wasn’t creeping; I just walked in. Should I wear a bell around my neck like the Princess?” I lean against the doorframe and gaze at her in the candlelight, her skin dewy from the moist heat, and I can’t understand why she doesn’t want me in that tub with her.

“What are you doing in here?”

I cross the room and kneel down next to the tub, taking in the way her eyes shift to my naked chest.

“I wanted to see your bath bomb in action.” My eyes travel languidly down the length of her in the tub and catch glimpses of pink water under the bubbles.

“This one is actually a bubble bomb. See the bubbles?” She lifts her hand and blows the bubbles up over my head.

I grab her hand and bring it to my lips. “I see that. Pink water, too. Very pretty.” I close my eyes as I kiss her hand, tasting the sweet water on her. “What flavor are you tonight? It’s yummy.”

She swallows and I can feel her hand trembling ever so slightly in mine. “It’s cotton candy.”

I nod my approval. “I like it. A lot.”

She shifts in the water, lowering the leg that was up and raising the other, giving me a quick glimpse of her thigh as she does so.

“Do you think about me when you’re in here?” I ask her, releasing her hand so I can dip my fingers into the warm water.

“I think about you all the time.”

My heart does a funny lurch I’m pretty sure it ain’t never done before. “Well, that’s just about the best thing I’ve ever heard.”

I let my hand slide farther into the water until it’s gliding over her outer thigh under the bubbles. “The water feels slippery,” I comment. “So does your skin.”

“It’s from the oils.”

Stretching my other arm out along the edge of the tub, I lean toward her face. “I like how it feels. I should be in there with you, all slippery and wet.”

“You’re too big,” she murmurs, locking her eyes on to mine.

Laughing, I kiss her vanilla flavored lips. “I’m gonna ignore that big comment, baby.”

She smiles against my mouth. “You’re so bad.”

“I know… So, I’m going to have to do this the hard way, then. Since I can’t get in there.” I slide my hand farther down her leg, over her knee to her calf, squeezing gently.

“Do what?”

“Give you your first orgasm.”

A small gasp of surprise comes out of her, and a seductive little grin graces her lips. “Sorry to disappoint you, but I’ve had orgasms before.”

“Not from me.” I rub my nose along hers, feeling her breath against my face. “And that’s gonna change right now, Mrs. Valentine.”

I cup the back of her head with one hand and press my mouth to hers, licking her lips while slowly dragging my other hand up the inside of her leg beneath the water to finally brush my fingers gently across her lower lips. I silently curse the water for not letting me feel her wetness.

Her mouth opens to mine and I delve my tongue inside, tasting the heat of her breath and catching the sweet moan she lets out when I push my finger into her warmth. Her thighs part and her hand comes up out of the water to caress my cheek as I let my hand own her, my thumb rubbing her pulsing clit while I slip my fingers in and out of her. My cock throbs like mad in my shorts, begging to get into her. Holy fuck, is she tight. Three years of no sex is very, very good.

Her thighs squeeze my hand and she grasps the side of my neck, her breath panting against my mouth, and I know she’s there already. I really want to drag this out, tease her and make her crazy, but that seems cruel right now when she’s writhing her hot little core all over my hand and devouring my lips. I like little horny Asia. A lot.

I want to pull her out of the tub and take her right here on the floor and put an end to this madness, but I’m hell-bent on sticking to my promise to her, even if my dick hates me.

Her walls clench and drench around my swirling fingers up inside her, while the rest of her body arches up, pressing against me, her muscles tightening and quivering. I kiss her softly as she recovers from the first of many sexual escapades I have planned for her now that the doors have been opened, so to speak.

“Who’s my girl?” I whisper against her ear, moving my hand up to caress her stomach.

“Me,” she answers breathlessly

“That’s right.”

My girl. The last thing I thought I would ever want, and now, all I could ever want.

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I have a passion for the bad boys, those covered in tattoos, sexy smirks, ripped jeans, fast cars, motorcycles and of course, the sweet girls that try to tame them and win their hearts. My debut series, Ashes & Embers, follows the lives of rock band members as they find, and sometimes lose, the loves of their lives.

Born and raised a Jersey girl, I now reside in beautiful New Hampshire with my husband and our multitude of furry pets and spend most of my time writing, reading, and vacuuming.

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