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Cover Reveal: ‘The Break-Up Bet’ by Cat Carmine

 

Title: The Break-Up Bet
Author: Cat Carmine
Genre: Standalone Romantic Comedy
Release Date: January 31, 2019

 

Blurb

Never make a bet with a man who plays to win… 

Especially not a man like handsome, arrogant Connor Pratt.

AKA the huge PITA who’s currently crashing in my spare room.

AKA my brother’s best friend since they were about six.

AKA the one guy who still makes me feel like an awkward tongue-tied loser.

But when Connor moved in, I got a glimpse of another side of him. Because, like me, Connor’s going through a nasty break-up. And, like me, he’s just doing whatever he can to get through it.

Unfortunately, his method involves drinking alarming amounts of whiskey and watching a lot of, um … movies … that make every inch of my skin flush.

I’m just trying to be helpful when I tell him that he should try my way: copious amounts of baked goods, sappy romantic comedies, and late nights spent whining with girlfriends.

But I should have known Connor would take that as a challenge.

Now, he says he’ll try my way of dealing with a break-up … but only if I agree to try his. Six months rent to the person whose method works best.

We call it the break-up bet. And I’m going to win. Except right now, it feels like there’s a whole lot more at stake than just rent money…

 

Author Bio

Cat Carmine writes contemporary romance and romantic comedy. She also happens to like drinking wine, eating cake, buying too many books, and snuggling with her elderly cocker spaniel (oh, and her husband too.) She loves — and writes — books with sweet and sarcastic heroines and strong, sexy heroes who like a little bark with their bite. She thinks witty banter is the best kind of foreplay, and she tries to infuse all her stories with heart, humor and heat.

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Release Blitz: ‘Hold Me Today’ by Maria Luis

Title: Hold Me Today
Series: Put A Ring On It #1
Author: Maria Luis
Genre: Sexy Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 17, 2019

 

Blurb

 

Rock bottom has never felt so good.

 

At least, that’s what I tell myself when I bargain with the enemy and score a renovation for my hair salon.

 

The enemy? Nick Stamos, my best friend’s older brother.

 

He’s got a body and face the Greek gods would envy but his personality needs a major overhaul.

 

He’s surly.

A rule-follower.

Did I mention he’s seen me naked?

 

I may have crushed on him for years, but the only place I want Nick swinging his hammer nowadays is at my salon.

 

Except, he needs something in return. . .

 

A fake girlfriend.

 

And I’m just reckless enough to say yes.

 

 

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Excerpt

~ Mina ~

A masculine hand sticks through the closing elevator doors, cutting off my train of thought as I lurch forward to jab the KEEP OPEN button. I smack it once with a heavy, don’t-fail-me-now finger, then again, my gaze flitting to the doors that are inching closed like the gates of Mordor.

That hand balls into a fist and then a suit-encased forearm appears, followed by a long leg and a brown, leather dress shoe. The leather is so soft, so visibly supple, I wouldn’t doubt that they cost more than my mortgage.

Gamóto.

At the Greek curse for “fuck”, and the more than familiar gravel-pitched voice, my back snaps straight, and I yank my gaze up. Up past the lean waist not even a suit jacket can hide. Up past the barrel chest and the bulging, I-swing-hammers-for-a-living arms. Up to a face that’s as unforgiving in its aristocratic, angular bone structure as his hair is a wild, dark mop on his head.

Only that curly hair and a pair of full, pillow-soft lips—not that I’ve ever tasted them, of course—make him seem more human than rigid statue.

Bingo.

Has there ever been more appropriate timing? I don’t think so.

She who asketh shall receive—or however the saying goes.

For possibly the first time in six years, I smile at the man standing just inches away.

Nick Stamos stares down at me, his pewter eyes hard and narrowed with suspicion. “Trying to amputate my arm, Ermione?”

My smile slips, hackles twitching like a cat’s fur standing on end when stalked by a predator. Er-me-o-ne. His tongue rolls over the R in my given name, his Greek accent perfect and sultry despite the condescension dripping heavy and thick with every purred syllable.

Don’t let him get to you.

Only, he’s gotten to me for years now.

“If by amputate you mean save,” I murmur with practiced flippancy, “then sure. It’s not my fault if technology doesn’t want to work for you.”

Those slate-gray eyes, unlike any pair I’ve ever seen, drop to where I’m still pressing the KEEP OPEN button. When his dark brows rise, taunting me with their perfect arches, I follow his lead and glance down at the illuminated button.

CLOSE DOORS.

Oh. Oh.

Air puffs up my chest with indignancy as I inhale swiftly. “You didn’t really need that arm, did you?”

Nick snorts derisively. Without sparing me another look, his big hand circles my wrist. His touch is bold, his skin hot. A shiver of something—revulsion, I hope—rolls down my spine, unwinding and unfurling until even my gold-painted toes curl in my heels. And, as though he fears I’m completely incompetent, he angles my still-pointed finger at the button to close the doors.

Pushes down and lingers, as though to taunt, see? This is how a contraption called an elevator works. Welcome to the twenty-first century, Ermione.

Ermione. Even in my head I can hear him slinging around the name I inherited from my maternal grandmother, knowing that it makes my mouth pinch and my hands clench.

My smile has, as it always does around him, completely evaporated.

The elevator pings shut.

Locking me in with Satan’s mortal sidekick, my best friend’s older brother.

 

Author Bio

Maria Luis is the author of sexy contemporary romances, though she may or may not have a few historical romances hiding in the cobwebs of her computer.

When she’s not writing about strong men and the sassy women who sweep them off their feet, Maria is a historian who specializes in medieval England and 19th century New Orleans. What do the two eras have in common, you ask? Not much, except for disease, scandalous activities and crime–Maria’s favorite topics.

Maria lives in New Orleans with her better half, where she can generally be found hiking with her two dogs, Zeus and Athena, kayaking in Louisiana’s inter-coastal waterways, or curled up on the couch with a good book.

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Release Blitz: ‘The Measure of Home’ by Krista Sandor

Title: The Measure of Home
Series: Langley Park #4
Author: Krista Sandor
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 15, 2019
Blurb

How much would you give up for your dreams?

Monica Brandt doesn’t have money or power. Beauty is her only currency. She dreams of leaving her grandmother’s bakery in Langley Park and traveling the world as a model.

Then she meets Gabe Sinclair.

They promise to build a life together, but when offered a chance to model abroad, she chooses her dream over love.

Years later and near penniless, a terrifying event forces her to return home and confront the man she abandoned.

Despite their complicated past, passion burns hot between them.

But Monica didn’t come home empty-handed. She has something dangerous people want.

Something that could get her killed.

Can she trust Gabe to keep her safe after she broke his heart or will their tortured past tear them apart?

 

The Measure of Home is a steamy, second chance, small-town romance with no cheating, a swoon-worthy celebrity chef, and a happily ever after as sweet as you can imagine. Get ready to turn up the heat with Gabe Sinclair.

 

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Author Bio

If there’s one thing Krista Sandor knows for sure, it’s that romance saved her. After she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2015, her world turned upside down. During those difficult first days, her dear friend sent her a romance novel. That kind gesture provided the escape she needed and ignited her love of the genre. Inspired by the strong heroines and happily ever afters, Krista decided to write her own romance series. Today, she is an MS Warrior and living life to the fullest. When she’s not writing, you can find Krista running 5Ks and chasing after her growing boys in her adopted home of Denver, Colorado.

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Cover Reveal: ‘Devil’s Duet’ by Eva Charles

The Devil’s Duet
Author: Eva Charles
Genre: Dark Romance/Romantic Suspense
Cover Design: Letitia Hasser, RBA Designs
Photo: Wander Aguiar
Models: Zack Salaun & Adrea
Blurb

I’m the devil’s spawn.

The son of evil incarnate.

The heir to corruption and depravity.

 

Gabrielle Duval once belonged to me. And whether she likes it or not, she’s destined to be mine again. What will it take to lure this luscious woman back into my bed? A deal with the devil himself, of course.

 

My name is JD Wilder, and this is the story of how I reclaim what’s mine.

Releasing February 21, 2019
Releasing March 21, 2019

 

Author Bio

A confirmed city-girl, Eva moved to rural Western Massachusetts in 2014. She found herself living in the woods with no job, no friends (unless you count the turkey, deer, and coyote roaming the backyard), and no children underfoot, wondering what on earth she had been thinking. But as it turned out, it was the perfect setting to take all those yarns spinning in her head and weave them into steamy love stories.

A romantic at heart, Eva looks forward to date night all week. The perfect evening includes well-crafted cocktails, a fabulous perfume, Cherry Garcia ice cream, and her husband, of course. If you add good friends, live jazz, and impossible shoes, she will follow you anywhere.

Eva holds a BA from Boston College, and a JD from the Washington College of Law. She spent a career working in domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, and civil rights. Aspects of this work often find their way into her books.

When she’s not writing sexy stories, trying to squeeze information out of her tight-lipped sons, or playing with the two cutest dogs you’ve ever seen, Eva’s creating chapters in her own love story.

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Release Blitz: ‘Micaden’s Madness’ by V.F. Mason

Title: Micaden’s Madness
Author: V.F. Mason
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: January 8, 2019
Blurb

If madness has a name…it’s hers. 

 

She is an artist seeking solace.

He is a serial killer seeking vengeance.

 

She doesn’t remember.

He remembers it all.

 

She is broken.

He is obsessed.

 

She wants truth.

He wants revenge.

 

One of them is guilty.

One of them is innocent.

 

Both of them want to win.

And for that one of them has to die.

 

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V.F. Mason always loved reading books and had quite a few fights with her momma over the genre she liked (romance, duh!) She studied filmmaking and thought that would feed her desire for stories, but that didn’t happen. Finally, when she was tired of all those voices in her head, she sat down and wrote a book. It was a huge decision to make and she thanks her friends and family for supporting her in it. When she is not writing, she can be found with her friends doing all sorts of crazy things or reading recent romance books that were written by her favorite authors.

 

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