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♡ Book Tour ♡ Twisted Bond (Holly Woods Files #1) by Emma Hart @EmmaHartAuthor @InkSlingerPR




Twisted Bond
Holly Woods Files #1
by
Emma Hart

Release Date: June 11th 2015





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I'm an Italian-Texan woman in a family full of cops. I'm passionate and shoot before I think. You only f*ck with me if you're stupid.


Photograph cheating spouses. Hand over the evidence. Cash my check.

That was my plan when I returned home to Holly Woods, Texas, and became a private investigator.

Finding the dead body in my dumpster? Yeah... Given the choice, I think I would have opted out of that little discovery, especially since all three of my brothers are cops. And my Italian grandmother is sure the reason I'm single is because of my job.

Of course, my connection to the victim is entirely coincidental. Until I'm hired by her husband to investigate her murder and shoved bang-smack into the path of Detective Drake Nash.

My nemesis, a persistent pain in my ass, and one hell of a sexy son of a bitch.

Shame he still holds a grudge from that time I shot him in the foot twelve years ago, or we could have something. In another life.

So now all I have to do is avoid my nonna's blind dates, try not to blackmail my brothers into giving me confidential police files, and absolutely do not point my gun at Drake Nash. Or kiss him. Or jump his bones.

All while I hunt down the killer.

Sounds totally simple — until a second body proves that sometimes things that start as coincidences don't always end up that way...


(Twisted Bond is book one of the Holly Woods Files series and while it does not end in a cliffhanger, it is not a standalone.)








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"Watch your damn mouth, Noelle Bond," Drake says low, his tone full of threats and barely restrained anger. "My patience where you're concerned is just about at the breakin' point, and when it reaches it, you ain't gonna like me very much."

"So save yourself a job and cuff me. See what the hell happens when you do that."

He stands and turns to me, eclipsing me in height and width. "Are you threatenin' me, ma'am?"

I take another step toward him despite our size differences. "Fuck yeah, I'm threatenin' you, sir. Except my threats are closer to promises, so try it and see how well it ends for you."

The minute distance between our bodies is swallowed by his single step toward me. If I were to reach out just a little, my fingers would brush his inevitably toned stomach.

"You have five seconds to take it back before I make good on my threat, Noelle."

"You have five seconds to get your ass the hell out of my goddamned office before I break your kneecaps."

Within two seconds, Drake Nash's arms are around me and he has both of my wrists secured at the base of my back with one of his hands. The other is pressed between my shoulder blades, an open pair of handcuffs just close enough that I can feel the chill of the metal through the light material of my shirt. He's so close that I can feel every contour of his body pressing against mine, and the heat of his breath flowing across my skin sends my body temperature up several degrees.

"Do not tempt me," he whispers hoarsely in my ear. "Do yourself a favor and refund Ryan Perkins his money. Then get your ass out of this investigation. It's too fucking dangerous for you, Noelle. You have no idea what you're up against."

"Don't ever underestimate me. You may be able to restrain me without trying, but I sure as hell ain't afraid to fight your fine ass and pin you to the ground," I grind out. "I'm not the cops who work under you at the station. They might whimper when you so much as glare at them, but you can have those handcuffs at my back, Detective, and I'm still gonna be ready to twist your balls off and hand them to you."





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By day, New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Adult author Emma Hart dons a cape and calls herself Super Mum to two beautiful little monsters. By night, she drops the cape, pours a glass of whatever she fancies - usually wine - and writes books.

Emma is working on Top Secret projects she will share with her followers and fans at every available opportunity. Naturally, all Top Secret projects involve a dashingly hot guy who likes to forget to wear a shirt, a sprinkling (or several) of hold-onto-your-panties hot scenes, and a whole lotta love.

She likes to be busy - unless busy involves doing the dishes, but that seems to be when all the ideas come to life.



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♡ Release Blitz + #Giveaway ♡ Only Tonight by Elizabeth Miller @EMillerMidnight @givemebooksblog




Only Tonight
by
Elizabeth Miller

Release Date: June 13, 2015





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I have nothing. I've lost everything. The man I loved stole it from me.

The woman I was days ago no longer exists. What I believed to be true love is dead and buried. I'm leaving. Abandoning every reminder of the life I once had. I won't need anything but shorts and flip-flops where I'm going. Alone.

Faith Owens ran away from life two years ago, losing herself in easy living on a small private island. Preferring carefree days as a bartender to the stressful haunting of her past, Faith chooses a life of isolation. A night like every other, she expects tips but she finds the one thing she isn't looking for — Kyle.

Kyle Sommerton walks through life alone, a traveling soldier protecting others. Physically exhausted from the pitfalls of his career, he seeks a night of solace on a small private island off of the Florida Keys. A night of solitude at a beach bar, he expects a beer but he finds the one thing he isn't looking for — Faith.

What happens when rules are broken and two hearts collide for only one night?


Only Tonight is an adult contemporary romance, due to strong language and sexual content this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.












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Kyle

"I'm going to take my time with you," I say, tossing her on the bed. The robe she put on loosens, exposing her full breasts, her nipples tight and long, waiting for my mouth. Closing my eyes, I try to slow my thoughts that are racing ahead of me. I'm not feeling refined, more like wild with a side of out-of-control. I want to lick and taste every part of her, eat her like a meal and then have a buffet for dessert. I want her in my mouth, wrapped around my dick, and I want to fuck her until she's screaming my name so loud it becomes a part of her.

I drop my pants and kneel on the mattress. On my hands and knees, I stalk my way over her until we're mouth to mouth.

"Eyes on mine," I say, to draw her gaze away from my cock that's bumping into her clit. The frantic sway of her gaze follows every line of my chest before taking hold. "We're not sleeping, Angel. I have five hours to show you my sweet side and then the wicked one, and if there's enough time, I'll let you make me come with your mouth."

I laugh at her rounded eyes and then gasp when she takes me by the balls.

"I've no desire to sleep, Cowboy. And let's be clear — when I want you in my mouth, I'll have you there."

I lick her lips and then bite them. Sweet baby Jesus, this girl has most definitely found her way into my future.





✿ The Author ✿


Elizabeth Miller is a long time book junkie. She has a secret addiction to her Kindle, gummy bears and Henry Cavill. Married to a wonderful and equally sarcastic husband, they share their house with two rambunctious boys, 4 & 6, and two kitties, living in Rochester, MI.

Long ago she graduated with an English Literature degree and dreamed of writing, but life took over and the passion was lost for a few years. In 2013 she decided to flex her writing muscles and began her debut novel: Midnight. Reconnected with her passion for the written word, she continues writing at night and working as Human Resources professional by day.



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♡ Author Spotlight ♡ Emily Snow @EmilySnowBks @TheNextStepPR



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✿ Emily Snow ✿




Emily Snow is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Devoured series, Tidal, Wrecked, and Uncovered. She loves books, sexy bad boys, and really loud rock music, so naturally, she writes stories about naughty rockers. Visit her on Facebook, on her blog , or chat with her on Twitter for news, teasers, and contests.







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Uncovered





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My name is Lizzie Connelly, and I have it all. The gorgeous apartment. The new job most women would rip out their own souls for — working for Margaret Emerson at Emerson & Taylor. I have one of those lives you've always dreamt about, the kind you only see on HBO. But, the thing is, that life is a lie. A façade.

It all started with one call. "Everything you know about your story — your father's story — is a lie. It's up to you to uncover everything." One call, and I turned my world upside down to dig my way into Margaret's life — the woman who I'd never laid eyes on until recently. My stepmother who took everything after my father died fourteen years ago.

The plan was simple — figure out what role she played in my father's death and expose her to the world.

But here's another thing: simplicity doesn't exist, and my plans are flawed from the beginning because I never anticipated Oliver. Sexy, too smart for his own goddamn good, and infuriating, he's the one person who could blow my plans to uncover Margaret. She's his mother, and in another life, that would have made him my stepbrother.

I want to pretend that none of that matters, that I can simply finish what I came to do without sparing him a second glance and another thought.

Like I said, though, there's no such thing as simplicity.

My real name is Gemma Emerson.

And this is my story.








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Ever since Lily died two years ago, Evie has been lost. She exists but doesn't live, and she copes the only way she knows how: by wrecking things.

She exposes her dad's affairs, ends things with her longtime boyfriend, and just last semester she destroyed her music scholarship. Desperate to break away from all the destruction she's caused and start over, Evie reinvents herself at her new university.

But then Rhys, her new voice instructor, happens. He's gorgeous, insanely talented and a part of the dark past she’s trying to overcome. Rhys's brother is the reason why Evie's life is such a mess right now, the reason why Lily, Evie's sister, is dead. Even though Rhys is the last person Evie should ever want, for the first time in two years, wrecking things seems... right.








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Second Verse


The first glance into Emily Snow's next book...

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"Your sister is insane," I said, shooting a glance across the parking lot at Hazel, who returned the gesture with her trademark icy green glare. What the hell was her problem with me? Leaning back on the bench, I tilted my head to the side and narrowed my eyes to match her expression. "I swear, she makes Cersei look tame."

Emmett arched his brows and lowered his gaze. I tilted my face up, swallowing hard when our eyes met. "Who the hell is that?" he drawled, a smile teasing the corners of his full lips. "Well don't just sit there lookin' all sneaky, Kinsey, who is it?"

I wasn't looking sneaky. I was looking at him. At the tiny bump on the bridge of his nose. The shadow on his chin from not shaving this morning — he should never shave, ever. At his eyes. Green like his sister's, but so different they made it hard for me to breathe because his eyes were everything.

I was looking at him and that was just as bad as looking sneaky, because I wanted things with him I couldn't explain.

Sliding off the bench, I shoved my hands into the back pocket of my cutoffs and looked over my shoulder. I almost expected the bronze face under all that curly brown hair to go up in flames when I caught him staring at my ass, but he simply grinned. He wanted me to know he was watching me, wanting me, and the knot in the pit of my stomach tugged even tighter.

We're friends, I reminded myself. He's nineteen and won't give my ass another thought after the summer, and besides, his grandmother has done way too much to help me for me to screw myself over by getting involved with him.

But when he stood, pressing his tall, built body close to mine to whisper in my ear, "You gonna answer me, gorgeous?" and I breathed in his scent, it was hard to stick to my guns.

Gorgeous.

No wonder everyone said he was going to be a star.

One word. One softly whispered word, and I was starstruck.

I held my breath. Released. Repeated. "She's a... book character. Epic fantasy," I murmured at last. I took a step away from him and forced a laugh. "She's like the queen of all messed up siblings. If they ever bring her to the big screen, maybe your crazy sister can play her."

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♡ Book Blitz + #Giveaway ♡ Needing Her (The Kensingtons #1) by Allie Everhart @AuthorAllie @XpressoReads




Needing Her
The Kensingtons #1
by
Allie Everhart

Release Date: June 2015

Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense





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Pearce Kensington. Age 25. Billionaire. Graduate of the Ivy League. Future CEO. Member of a powerful secret society.

His life is complicated. Dark. Lonely. Dangerous. So when he meets Rachel, a kind, sweet, beautiful grad student, he tells himself to stay away. He's no good for her. And yet, she's good for him. A ray of light in his very dark world.

She's everything he's ever wanted but didn't think he could have. But being with her will bring her into his world. A world she doesn't belong in. A world he wants to escape. A world he'll have to hide from her in order to keep her safe.

He should let her go. But he can't. He loves her. He needs her. So he'll risk everything to be with her.








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Pearce's POV

We ride the elevator to the top floor, which can only be accessed by a security code. The elevator opens right into my loft apartment, which takes up the entire top floor of the building.

"Is this your place?" Rachel asks.

"This is it."

She steps into the living room. "It's huge. Look at all this space."

"I'm a big guy. I need a lot of space."

She walks into the kitchen. "I like the open layout. I like how the kitchen and living room are all one big room."

The kitchen and living room make up the middle of the loft. Then off to one side, down the hall, there are two bedrooms, one of which I use as an office. On the other end of the loft, just off the kitchen, is the master bedroom. The bedroom door is placed so that I can see the elevator and living room from my bed. I had it built that way so that if someone’s in there, trying to rob me or attack me, I'll see them coming. I keep a gun in my nightstand just in case.

We're in the kitchen and I go over to the refrigerated glass case that holds an assortment of beverages. "Would you like something to drink?"

"Just water is fine."

"I have several kinds of water in here. You have to be more specific. Or just pick one."

She comes over and takes out a bottle of citrus flavored water. I grab a plain water for myself. I don't buy any of this. The cleaning staff stocks it for me.

We're both standing by the counter, holding our waters. I take a sip of mine and she drinks some of hers. Our eyes meet and I feel it again. The tension that's been hovering between us all night. Pure, raw sexual tension that's stronger than I've ever felt before.

I step closer to her, setting my water on the counter behind her. I take her water and set it next to mine. I shouldn't do this. Doing this will only move this relationship forward, taking it to a place I said I wouldn't go. But God, I want it. I want it so bad. I want her, and not just sexually. I want her in my life. I want this to go somewhere. Someplace real. For the first time in my life, I want a real relationship and I want it with her. Maybe it won't work out, but I at least want to try.

Our bodies are just inches apart, our eyes locked on each other, the sexual tension ready to burst. I don't know what the hell I'm waiting for.

I haul her into me, my other hand buried in her hair as I crash my lips to hers. I wanted our first time together to be slow and gentle, but we're way past that point. Slow and gentle will have to wait until later.






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Allie Everhart writes books about dating, love, and romance. She's also a freelance health writer for magazines and websites. She loves to read as much as she loves to write. And when she's not reading or writing, she's outside running, which is when she gets her best book ideas.



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♡ Book Blitz + #Giveaway ♡ Saving London by Taylor Dawn @CDTaylor_Author @XpressoReads




Saving London
by
Taylor Dawn

Release Date: June 9th 2015

Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy

Published by: Booktrope Publishing





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The List. That Signified Finality.
The Journey. That Would Span The Globe.
The Sacrifice. That Would Decide The Outcome.
The Choice. That Could Unleash Evil On Earth.
The End Is Only The Beginning...

"You have terminal cancer."

London Patterson, a seemingly healthy young woman, had her entire life ahead of her. That was until four little words brought everything to a screeching halt. As the shock and grief begin to fade, London decides to map out her last year and embark on an epic journey to complete a bucket list. She wants to do the things she's been afraid to do in her life, step out of her self-contained box, and see the world. What she didn't expect was for a mysterious stranger named Adam to breeze into her life like a breath of fresh air.

Adam offers to help London complete her list on one condition…that she sees it through to the end. Agreeing on those terms, the two set out on an adventure of a lifetime. But London soon realizes that Adam isn't quite... human. Along their journey odd occurrences happen that cause London to question who or what Adam is and why he's helping her.

Follow London as she checks off her bucket list in this inspiring new Urban Fantasy novel from Taylor Dawn.












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✤ "What's On Your List?" ✤


How are you using your time on this earth?

In the giant picture that we call life, many of us tend to forget what all of this is really about. We are so caught up with trying to find success and happiness, that we miss the things that are right there in front of us. We fail to do the things we«ve always wanted to do because they become daunting tasks that might involve some sort of pain, or even sponge too much of our time. But what if you found out today that you only had a certain amount of time left? What if you were able to look at your life's clock and see the remaining minutes tick by? Would that make you stop and think about the things you haven't done? Would it make you kick it into high gear and get to it? I choose not to wait until I hear the tick of the clock hands as they pass by each number. So much so, that this entire premise inspired a book. A book that took on a new life and morphed into so much more than I could've ever imagined. So I ask you... what's on your list?

I've had a bucket list for quite some time now. On it are items that some would say are completely out of reach for someone like me. What type of person am I? Well, I'm the person whose spine is partially made up of rods and screws. I'm the person who shouldn't be able to do much, but I refuse to cave to the fact that I am not the same as I was years ago. My body may be broken, but my spirit burns bright. For my character, London, in Saving London, the same holds true. She was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She was handed a death sentence and expected to go home and wait for the end to find her. But London is a lot like myself. She refuses to rot away and compares herself to a banana. Sitting on a counter and rotting away like a banana won't do. Embarking on an adventure for her last year is the only way she wants to live for the rest of her time. Would you do that? Would you sell off your worldly possessions to fund the adventures on your bucket list? Me? I most likely would. Like I said before, London and I have a lot in common. We also share some of the items on our lists. Funny how that happened. She was supposed to have her own list, but when you write a character, sometimes they turn out more like you than you expected. And I know the question burning in your mind right now, I can practically see it spinning so fast that smoke is barreling out of your ears. You can slow down that thought process because I'm going to put you out of your misery. Yes, I will tell you what my bucket list consists of. Not the entire thing, but some of the items.

The first thing on my list is to fly a plane. London and I have this one in common. Now, I'm not looking to get behind the wheel of an American Airlines Jet, we have enough issues with crazy pilots as it is. For me, a crop duster plane will do. I don’t want to do the whole takeoff and landing part either. I'd just like to hold the controls for a bit while I'm in the air. I want to feel like it's me keeping the bird in the air. Wouldn't that be amazing?

Secondly I wanted to visit what I consider one of the most beautiful places on this earth. A place where I could stand and just take in the environment around me and appreciate it for what it was. I was able to actually check this item off my list in 2010. My family and I visited a tiny island off the coast of Belize called Goff's Cay. Now, mind you, this miniature island was literally no bigger than a football field. White sand beaches, crystal blue waters and breathtaking scenery below the water. The amount of life bustling beneath the surface was a sight to behold. I can still remember standing on the edge of the sand, letting the clear water lap over my toes, thinking "this is it, this is my most beautiful place on this earth". When the realization hit me, it was difficult to hold my tears at bay. Checking this item off my list was a spiritual experience that I shall not soon forget.

Number three on my bucket list could be comical to some and confusing to others. Here goes... I wanted to make and decorate a three tiered cake. Yes, you heard me right, a cake. I still giggle when I think about it. I'm still not sure why I threw that on my list but there it was. Did I get to do it? Yes I did. It took hours of my time but by the end, I had a slightly lop-sided three tiered cake. But to me, it was beautiful. And hey, topsy-turvy cakes seem to be in style lately. Since I completed it several years ago, I consider myself a trendsetter.

London and I also have "climb a mountain" in common on our bucket lists. In Saving London, she gets to complete this one. And I've been able to do so as well. Traveling to Colorado I took on a chunk of rock that was a little over 12,000 feet above sea level. Talk about tiring. But I made it to the peak. I stood there looking down at the tiny town below me thinking "I feel so big, but yet so small". It was an eye opening experience. You stand at the bottom thinking there's no way you'll make it to the top but when you get there, you let out a sigh of relief. I learned a valuable lesson when I climbed. It's not about the view from the top. It's the view from the bottom because from the bottom, there's only one way to go. Up. I took a lot away from that experience that I hold with me to this day. And yes, when I found myself on the top of my mountain, I cried tears of joy. How could you not?

I think I'll round this out by telling you just one more thing on my bucket list. I don't want to share the entire thing that somehow doesn't seem right. But the 5th item is to dance with my son at his wedding. He's only 10 right now, and I truly hope I get to have him lead me around the dance floor on his big day. But as with everything, we will never know what the future holds.

Life doesn't offer guarantees. Its rules aren't written in black and white somewhere for us to find. I believe that we must live each day as if we may not wake tomorrow. Smile plenty, love with all your heart and take stock in the little things that life has to offer. Someday you'll look back and realize those small things were actually the big things.

Peace, Love and Pages
Taylor Dawn






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C.D. Taylor/Taylor Dawn began writing as an item to check off her bucket list. She resides in the southernmost part of Illinois, right on the mighty Mississippi river. She enjoys the quiet country life with her husband, son and the many farm animals that make up the rest of the family. She. decided that farm life was just a little too mundane, so she started writing erotica and fantasy to liventhings up, so far so good. C.D./Taylor entered cosmetology school right out of High School and practiced the art of hair styling for 12 years. When she isn't writing, she can usually be found sitting around a table making people laugh. She has always wanted to be a standup comic. She loves pulling practical jokes, dresses up in a costume every Halloween and believes that dancing is the key to a happy life (even if you aren't a good dancer). She believes that life shouldn't be taken too seriously, we will never get out alive anyway. More than anything, she is a kid at heart, she doesn't believe in bedtimes, eating everything on her plate, or having ice cream only for dessert. Her favorite quote is by Dr. Seuss... "Why fit in, when you were born to stand out".



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