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Release Blitz and Book Review: ‘Birth of a Baby Daddy’ by Piper Rayne

Title: Birth of a Baby Daddy (The Baileys Book 3)

Published: 2nd May 2019

Author: Piper Rayne

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Twitter: @PiperRayneRocks

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Synopsis:

If you’re having fun living your bachelor life in your Alaskan hometown and out of nowhere a woman shows up holding a baby she insists is yours, you need a plan-a birth plan.

BP Step #1 – Lift your jaw off the floor.

BP Step #2 – Figure out the baby’s age-do the math.

BP Step #3 – Try to remember the woman and with any luck, her name.

BP Step #4 – Double check that she’s not confusing you with your twin brother.

BP Step #5 – Ignore your five sister’s scowls as your entire family watches the drama unfold.

There’s only one thing you shouldn’t do.

BP Step #6 – Don’t assume she’s there because she wants your daughter to call you Daddy. You’ll only end up disappointed.

Time to figure out a new plan-one that changes her mind.

 

 

Review:

Goes down as another off my 2019 Bookworm Bingo Challenge – A book you didn’t want to put down. Well if you have read Advice from a Jilted Bride you know how this might start but will you be right in thinking she has the correct twin? I had my doubts when a certain name was mentioned so was pleased to see that my thoughts were correct that it was the other one.

With Lake Starlight being a small town you know people are going to talk about a newcomer with a baby in tow and what better place than on Buzz Wheel. I feel the Baileys are about to make headline news again. Something that Harley is about to get introduced to.

So Harley has come to Lake Starlight for a couple of reasons. First to find the father of her daughter Calista and second to get him to take a DNA test so she can have his medical history. Once got she plans on heading straight back to Seattle. She turns up looking for Denver, as that’s the name she was given that night but it seems our boys liked to switch names once in a while and this time it almost got him in trouble he didn’t do. She gets quite the shock when she sees two of them. She might have a name but is it correct? One things for certain, she’s about to get more than she bargained for with the Baileys. You never just get one but a whole clan.

Now I loved Rome, Denver and their friend Liam in Advice from a Jilted Bride so I was looking forward to seeing a bit more of them, especially Rome. He has finally come back home to Lake Starlight to open his restaurant Terra and Mare. On a family night before the big opening he gets quite the shock in the form of Harley and Calista. Talk about baby bombshell, seems his best-made plans for the future are about to be re-written.

Harley’s plan to just get what she needs from Rome and leave are thrown out the window when she sees how much he wants to get to know Calista. One scenario she wasn’t even thinking about. She’s someone that doesn’t trust easily due to the upbringing she had as a foster child but is about to get a crash course in the dynamics of the Bailey clan and how quickly they rally round when needed. It’s not just Calista that they are trying to pull into the fold either.

It’s so sweet how Rome took to the role of being a father so quickly. He clearly loves his daughter a lot and tries to find a way to get Harley and her to stay longer (or rather for good). There just might be a small problem with someone from back home. Seems jealously is a motivation to get someone to see things a bit clearer. Let’s see if Dori can come up with some words of wisdom? Or maybe Rome will take the lead?

I liked that they weren’t just jumping straight into bed with each other, regardless of the underlining chemistry that was brewing between them. They had to think of their family unit they were building and didn’t want to mess with that as they were getting to know each other for real this time. Thing with chemistry though is that it won’t go away but will get stronger so you just had to wait for the spark to set them off. That being said when it does holy hell are they hot. I’m talking swiping everything off your desk to take someone on it kind of hot. They just need to be careful with what they are starting and not let past patterns of dealing with (or rather not dealing with) things knock them off course. Can they keep their family together without drama pulling them apart?

Got to love Dori, she meddles just the right amount when needed and is loyal to the core for family. She’s about to add two new members, whether they are ready for that is another matter entirely. Still love the banter and pranks Rome, Denver and Liam get up to. Can’t wait for their books. Liam and Savannah are going to be good and as luck would have it is coming next. Let’s see what buttons he can press to get her pulse racing – whether from anger or passion, but more than likely a bit of both.

Another great read from a fabulous series. Can’t wait to check out the rest of the Bailey clan’s stories.

5 out of 5 stars

I received this ARC from the authors via Wildfire Marketing Solutions for my honest review.

 

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Piper Rayne, or Piper and Rayne, whichever you prefer because we’re not one author, we’re two. Yep, you get two USA Today Bestselling authors for the price of one. Our goal is to bring you romance stories that have “Heartwarming Humor With a Side of Sizzle” (okay…you caught us, that’s our tagline). A little about us… We both have kindle’s full of one-clickable books. We’re both married to husbands who drive us to drink. We’re both chauffeurs to our kids. Most of all, we love hot heroes and quirky heroines that make us laugh, and we hope you do, too.
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Release Blitz and Book Review: ‘Advice from a Jilted Bride’ by Piper Rayne

 

Title: Advice from a Jilted Bride (The Baileys Book 2)

Published: 21st March 2019

Author: Piper Rayne

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Synopsis:

What’s a girl to do after being ditched at the altar by text message? That’s right. Text. Message.

How does she pick up the pieces and move on? I’m no Dear Abby but here’s a little free advice…

 

Advice #1 – First, purge your apartment of all things him—by tossing his belongings off the balcony.

Advice #2 – Do not, I repeat do not, throw anything out into the hallway because you’ll injure your hot new neighbor.

Advice #3 – When said neighbor brings over Chinese Food do not let him stay and keep you company. It’s awkward when you realize he’s your boss.

Advice #4 – Accept his offer to help you with your side business but think twice before using a date to his sister’s wedding as collateral.

Advice #5 – Investigate who your mystery neighbor really is. Don’t trust his word even if he’s the world’s best kisser.

If you listen to nothing else, pay attention to that last one. It’s the most important and will save you a lot of heartache.

Xo,
LOVESICK IN LAKE STARLIGHT

 

Review:

Goes down as another off my 2019 Bookworm Bingo Challenge – A book set in a different country. Alaska to be exact, though not sure the town Lake Starlight is real, if it is then I really want to go to it!

Ok so there are so many siblings with this series that it might take a few books before I have all the names and what they do down in my head. It’s good that even though they are all in each of the books they are not given the same amount of focus, some only speaking in passing. This way you can get slowly introduced to their characteristics and what makes them great. Can’t wait to crack on with the rest of the series now, as what I have read so far with the first two books has been great!

So this one starts, as the title suggests, right after Brooklyn has been stood up at her wedding. Her dickhead of an ex Jeff decided that he wasn’t going to go through with it and thought the best way to tell her was by text 5 minutes before she was meant to walk down the aisle. What a knob! A slap is in order when she finds him. Good riddance is all her family, and us readers, will say. She just might take a little longer to see things that way. Having been through this you can see why her first thought is to go to their new apartment and throw everything of his out the window. When that gets shut the open door is her next target with a flying book. Seems to hit the mark with her new neighbour – as in his head that is. Now that is quite the introduction. Good job Juno and Savannah were there to smooth the waters. Though in Juno case – being the town matchmaker and all – she finds her senses are soon tingling in regards to said hot new neighbour and her sister. Not long before the rest of the family piles in for pizza and beer therapy. Grama Dori might have arrived after the others but she brings a gift with her while getting a helping hand up the stairs – hot new neighbour Wyatt. Seems he is about to get taken into fold.

Wyatt’s just moved to Lake Starlight where his father has just brought another hotel to add to his growing empire Whitmore hotels. Now Glacier Point Resort needs a lot of work but his father has given clear instructions that it needs to be done in six months before the ski season starts. His methods are for Wyatt to try out each job role within the hotel – Bellhop to start – even though he will technically be the new manager. If he proves himself then his father will let him take the reins of one of the hotels, well that’s the plan anyway. He needs to see which staff members and what departments are working well and which are not. He is lying by omission by not being honest about who is really is – especially when he finds out he is Brooklyn’s new boss. This might turn out to be a mistake when Brooklyn and him start to get closer.

Now our poor girl Brooklyn was planning on going her honeymoon anyway to get away from everything but it seems Jeff the dickhead cancelled her ticket. Slap here we come! So it seems she is just going to spend two weeks in hiding at her apartment without telling her family so she can decompress. Wyatt just happens to come across her after getting back from the airport and let’s just say she is not in the best of ways. He decides to help her by keeping her secret but after giving her a week to wallow he knows he needs to step in, if nothing else to feed her. He might not have wanted to get into the middle of this but he seems to find himself there anyway trying to pull her out of it.

With her new outlook on life in she needs a new purpose and decides that she wants to start a business selling her essential oils she makes. I’m sure Wyatt could help her with that. She decides to make him a deal, if he helps her with the business then she will be his date to his sisters wedding to get his mum off his back. Sure what’s the worse that could happen?

They have such a connection and are clearly drawn to each other. It kind of goes strangers to friends to lovers with the vibes these two are putting out. Who will make the first step? It just takes one kiss and its like fireworks are set off. Holy hell they hot for each other. He’s leaving in a few months though so they need to keep their heads in check, shame the same can’t be said for their hearts when troubles start to brew.

This time around we see a lot more of some of Brooklyn’s other brothers, especially Rome and Denver, along with their friend Liam. I loved the dynamics between them, great brothers, very loyal and protective of their family. Love Grama Dori’s words of wisdom too, always given at just the right moment. Let’s hope people are listening to her!

Love the Buzz Wheel stories, I wonder what Bailey will be next as they are sure to all make an appearance at some point. Jeff’s one shows that he might have had a little payback Bailey style, but which Bailey are we thinking?

All I can say is that’s how you set up for the next story – jaws on the floor all round! Can’t wait to continue with the Bailey clan. Another great story so onto the next I say.

5 out of 5 stars

I received this ARC from the authors via Inkslinger PR for my honest review.

 

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Book Review: ‘Lessons from a One-Night Stand’ by Piper Rayne

Title: Lessons from a One-Night Stand (The Baileys Book 1)

Published: 7th February 2019

Author: Piper Rayne

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Synopsis:

If you’re a guy like me, and you find yourself having banged your sexy new boss–the school principal–in the back of your Jeep one drunken night, here’s a few takeaways based on my experience…

Lesson One: Always get her FULL name.

Lesson Two: Consider asking what she does for a living.

Lesson Three: Find out why she’s moved to town. Get details. Details are crucial.

Lesson Four: Don’t alter her bio in front of an auditorium of high school students unless you know she has a sense of humor for that sort of thing.

Lesson Five: If you ignore Lesson Four, apologize instead of flirt when you’re sent to the principal’s office.

Lesson Six: NEVER sleep with her again.

Lesson Seven: Pay attention to this one–it’s the most important of them all.

Don’t fall for your one-night stand.

Class dismissed.

 

Review:

Goes down as another off my 2019 Bookworm Bingo Challenge – A book published this year. Welcome to tranquil town of Lake Starlight where the Baileys are a well loved family. What’s more loved though is the towns gossip blog site Buzz Wheel. Read it fast though because it’s only up until midnight. Note to self: if you want to do something a bit impulsive – like hooking up with a stranger in a jeep – make sure no-one is around to capture the story or you might make a headline. Something that Austin and Holly are wishing they had done.

Austin is kind of seen as a bit of a saint in Lake Starlight. After his parents died he came back to help raise his brothers and sisters. His sister Savannah, only a couple years younger, would take care of the family business and he would look after the family. His main goal was to see all of them graduate school and go off to college. The last two, twins Phoenix and Sedona, are coming up to graduation and with this his own dreams are coming back into focus. He is the school coach but dreams bigger to be a college coach. His plan is to leave to pursue his own dream career now everyone has graduated. The only problem is that his dream will take him away from Lake Starlight. Is it time for him to chase a new dream though?

Holly has her own reasons for coming to this quiet little town and that’s due to who lives a few towns over – her father. Well father would imply that he was a part of her life but at this point he is simply part of her DNA. She wants to meet him but are her hopes a little too high for what she might get back in return? To do this she managed to get a job at Lake Starlight as the new school Principal until the end of the term. All would be great if she didn’t get a very embarrassing introduction to the schools pupils courtesy of the school coach wanting to get a laugh out of them. What makes matters worse is that he isn’t a stranger but in fact her one-night stand from a few days before. Shocked faces from both it seems when he sees her walk towards the front of the stage. I think they are both running through the last time they saw each other – namely the back seat of his jeep. Heated passion about hit the breaks?

Breaks are pushed down hard, as both know that the other doesn’t plan on sticking around for long – three months and then both will be gone. Holly might be clear that she doesn’t want anything to happen between them because of this but you can’t hide away from the chemistry that they feel. The town carnival is where things heat up. Pie in the face is ok if you promise to let to other clean you up afterwards. But a ride on a fairest wheel is the perfect way to build tension with every time you are out of sight from prying eyes. You can feel the heat rising between them with each rotation getting closer to kissing. They know what it feels like too with memories of the jeep – thought they were going to combust! Seems they think that if they go in with their eyes open and just keep things fun and secret – not wanting to get back on Buzz Wheel again – that they will be ok when its over in three months. Yeah good luck with that when feelings start creeping in!

Holly’s mum Karen was a bit of a whirlwind. Knew she’d be fun right from the get go. Loved Grandma Dori too and found she always had a few good words of wisdom – along with a handy golf cart – at just the right time. So the Bailey clan have arrived and I feel are going to be an interesting bunch to follow. Anyone else going to be steaming up jeep windows or are they just going to leave that to Austin and Holly. Well they are a very passionate, fiery couple.

Fun, interesting characters throughout that draw you in quickly. The town has a great vibe to it to. Makes you want to visit it.

5 out of 5 stars

I received this ARC from the authors via InkSlinger PR for my honest review.

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Cover Reveal: ‘Lessons from a One-Night Stand’ by Piper Rayne

 

 

 

 

If you find yourself having banged your new boss—the principal—in the back of your Jeep one drunken night, here’s a few takeaways based on my experience…

Lesson One: Always get her FULL name.

Lesson Two: Consider asking what she does for a living.

Lesson Three: Find out why she’s moved to town. Get details. Details are crucial.

Lesson Four: Don’t alter her bio in front of an auditorium of high school students unless you know she has a sense of humor for that sort of thing.

Lesson Five: If you ignore Lesson Four, apologize instead of flirt when you’re sent to the principal’s office.

Lesson Six: NEVER sleep with her again.

Lesson Seven: Pay attention to this one—it’s the most important of them all.

Don’t fall for your one-night stand.

Class dismissed.

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Release Blitz: ‘Afternoon Delight’ by Piper Rayne

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The perfect man for me is the one who broke my heart.

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Once bitten.

Twice shy.

Yeah, I wish.

I’m on a mission to find myself a nice, solid, respectable man. The only problem is nice, solid, and respectable comes in a meh package and is B-O-R-I-N-G as hell.

It’s been established. I have one type. Bad Boy. I tried the other flavors, I really did. But there’s nothing like the allure of a man who takes what he wants without apology.

As if my love life isn’t dramatic enough, Dean Bennett walks into my life again thinking he’s going to win me back with his charm and charisma. He might come in a different package, but under that expensive suit he’s still the same cocky, arrogant, pompous prick who only cares about numero uno.

I’m not that naïve young girl anymore so I have to ignore the fact that the way he looks at me practically sets my panties on fire.

Everyone deserves a second chance to right a wrong. The problem? He’s not just an ex-boyfriend…

He’s my ex-husband.

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About Piper Rayne:

Piper Rayne, or Piper and Rayne, whichever you prefer because we’re not one author, we’re two. Yep, you get two USA Today Bestselling authors for the price of one. Our goal is to bring you romance stories that have “Heartwarming Humor With a Side of Sizzle” (okay…you caught us, that’s our tagline). A little about us… We both have kindle’s full of one-clickable books. We’re both married to husbands who drive us to drink. We’re both chauffeurs to our kids. Most of all, we love hot heroes and quirky heroines that make us laugh, and we hope you do, too.
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