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♡ Blog Tour + #Giveaway ♡ Beast (Heroes Ever After #1) by Alana Albertson @AlanaAlbertson @IndieSagePromo #Live #OneClick #BEAST #99c #FreeKU

Heroes Ever After #1
Alana Albertson

Publication Date: March 22, 2016

Genres: Contemporary Romance, New Adult

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Wanted: Beautiful woman to be the mistress of my manor. Must be single. No sex required, dynamic conversation imperative. Salary $100,000 for a one-month contract.

A viral post. Thousands of women applied — including me. I told myself I was crazy, but the money could pay for my father's medical treatments and save his life.

A month later, I received the call.

I'd been chosen.

A man with a mask greeted me, and though he filled my days with a library full of books, and dressed me in the finest clothes, he never shed his cover nor touched me intimately, despite my growing hunger for him.

He was equal parts Iron Man, Phantom of the Opera, and Beauty's Beast. But he wasn't a superhero, the tragic villain of a novel turned musical, or the cursed creature of a fairy tale.

This former Marine was trapped in his own nightmare — demons from the war he had fought in haunted his thoughts, scars from the bomb he jumped on marked his skin.

True love could free him from his self-imposed prison, but he'd have to let me in. Opening the door to his cabin was the easy part, but the real test would be allowing me into his heart.

Otherwise, he would always remain a beast.

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I blasted the volume on the television, trying to drown out the noise from a goddamn frat party down the street. Loud music, water splashing in the pool, girls laughing maniacally — the sounds of people enjoying their lives. At least the racket sounded better than the clamor running through my head.

The ricochet of gunshots, my friend screaming in pain, his agonizing cries during his last seconds of life — that was the clatter that racketed through my skull. And I could never turn it off, not even when I slept.

Why had I been the one to survive the battlefield? The survivor's guilt was almost worse than my physical scars.

And now, I'd been deemed a fucking war hero. At twenty-five years old, I was the youngest living Medal of Honor recipient. I'd met the President — even shared a beer with him in the Rose Garden.

He'd invited me to be the guest of honor at an upcoming Marine Corps Ball in Hawaii that he would be attending. Sounded great, but I needed to find a date worthy of meeting the leader of the free world. I couldn't exactly bring one of the porn stars I'd recently fucked to meet the President.

My commander-in-chief had given me one piece of advice — get an education. Sounded great in theory, but only one of my eyes worked, dirt from the attack was still embedded deeply in my wounds, and the burns on my skin itched so fucking badly that I spent my free time gouging my own flesh off. And those were just the physical problems. Mentally, I was a complete fuckup. I couldn't shake the premonition that I was headed for some sort of Final Destination fate, doomed because I'd cheated death. The littlest noise made me as skittish as one of the wild dogs in Iraq. I couldn't focus on any task for more than a minute, and I struggled daily trying to heal from my injuries.

College wasn't an option for me now because the thought of sitting in a room filled with people scared me more than jumping on that grenade. I wouldn't have time to attend even if I wanted to. For the past two years, I'd endured intensive physical therapy, nonstop burn and facial reconstruction surgeries, not to mention PTSD treatment, which was the most painful experience of them all. And I'd be too drugged up to focus. My docs forced me to try a bunch of meds that gave me at worst a limp dick and at best massive headaches and sleepless nights. I'd done group therapy, individual therapy. Fucking bullshit. I'd rather get a skin graft than talk about my feelings.

The only benefit from this fucking hell that was my life was that every time I had left my place, I'd been swimming in a sea of pussy. Women couldn't wait to get a piece of me, like being fucked by me made them some type of patriot. But that was all they wanted. One night riding a hero, and by morning they were quick to bail, find a man who didn't look like he escaped from the circus, a man who could take them to a fancy dinner without freaking out and having a flashback. I enjoyed all the attention at first, but sometimes I yearned to find someone who actually liked me for me.

The voices down the block grew louder. I peered out the window, and could see the party raging, a bunch of rich, spoiled college kids dressed like superheroes.

Kickass. I could do this. The old me hated costume parties or anything with a theme — I'd much rather get wasted with my buddies. But since I looked like Frankenstein now, masks suited me just fine.

I pulled out my razor because I didn't want my beard scraping against my mask. I rarely shaved because I couldn't stand the sight of myself in the mirror. I'd never get used to looking at my face.

A freak. A monster. A beast.

My face was now split in two. On one half, my eye drooped, my skin sagged. On the other, I looked like the man I used to be.

Now I had a face only a mother could love. Too bad my mom had abandoned me years ago.

Could anyone ever stand the sight of looking at me every day? Or would I always remain some type of novelty — a patriotic pity fuck?

I dug out my favorite costume — the Hulk—stained my body with green camouflage paint, pulled on my shorts, and tugged the latex disguise over my head.

Normally, once I told a woman my name, she'd start fawning over me, and thank me for my service by sucking my cock. But tonight I wanted to try something new. I was up for a challenge. I wanted to keep my scars and my identity a secret. Maybe I'd be able to meet a girl tonight who would get to know me first before judging my appearance and my actions. Someone sweet, caring, and classy. Someone I could invite to the Marine Corps Ball. A woman who wouldn't be scared of getting to know the real man behind the mask.

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Grenade by Bruno Mars

One by Metallica

I'm Not Giving You Up by Gloria Estefan

Beauty and The Beast from Beauty & the Beast Soundtrack

If You're Reading This by Tim McGraw

One Hell of an Amen by Brantley Gilbert

✿ The Author ✿

Alana Albertson is a multi-award winning author, current President of Romance Writers of America's Contemporary Romance Chapter and the former President of both Romance Writers of America's Young Adult and Chick Lit chapters. Alana Albertson holds a Masters of Education from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Stanford University. A recovering professional ballroom dancer, Alana currently writes contemporary romance, new adult and young adult fiction. She lives in San Diego, California, with her husband, two young sons, and four dogs. When she's not spending her time playing with her sons, dancing, or saving dogs from high kill shelters through Pugs N Roses, the rescue she founded, she can be found watching episodes Homeland, Devious Maids, or Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team.

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♡ Release Day Blitz ♡ Hitched: Volume One (Imperfect Love #1) by Kendall Ryan @KendallRyan1 @InkSlingerPR #Live #OneClick

Hitched: Volume One
Imperfect Love #1
Kendall Ryan

Release Date: July 5th 2016

✾ Synopsis ✾

Marry the girl I've had a crush on my whole life? Check.
Inherit a hundred-billion-dollar company? Check.
Produce an heir... Wait, what?
I have ninety days to knock up my brand-new fake wife. There's only one problem — she hates my guts.
And in the fine print of the contract? The requirement that we produce an heir.
She can't stand to be in the same room with me. Says she'll never be in my bed.
But I've never backed down from a challenge and I'm not about to start now.
Mark my words — I'll have her begging for me, and it won't take ninety days.

On the heels of her smash hit and New York Times bestselling SCREWED series, Kendall Ryan brings you HITCHED, a romantic comedy that delivers heart and heat. A NYC playboy turned business mogul has ninety days to win over the woman he's always desired in order to save his father's company. One tiny problem: She hates his guts.

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✿ Praise for Hitched

"Charming, swoony and playful, Kendall Ryan's Hitched left me salivating for more. More Noah, more Olivia, more of this series which already has my heart all aflutter, my smile perma-pinned to my face, and my mind aching for answers." - Give Me Books

"Hitched was a perfect non-stop read!" – Jacqueline's Reads

"Childhood friends and now frenemies forced to wed and make a baby in mere months? I'm IN!" - Bookalicious Babes Blog

"Fun, flirty and steamy, Hitched will have you addicted from the first word! Kendall Ryan delivered big time, I'm practically salivating for more!" - Angie, Angie and Jessica's Dreamy Reads

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Hitched: Volume Two
Imperfect Love #2
Kelly Elliott

Release Date: July 19th 2016

Hitched: Volume Three
Imperfect Love #3
Kelly Elliott

Release Date: August 2nd 2016

✿ The Author ✿

Kendall Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance novels, including Hard to Love, Unravel Me, Resisting Her and When I Break.

She's a sassy, yet polite Midwestern girl with a deep love of books, and a slight addiction to lipgloss. She lives in Minneapolis with her adorable husband and two baby sons, and enjoys hiking, being active, and reading.

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♡ Teaser Blast ♡ Stroked (Stroked #1) by Meghan Quinn @AuthorMegQuinn @wordsmithpublic #ComingSoon #STROKED #TeaserTuesday

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We're so excited about the upcoming release of Stroked by Meghan Quinn!

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Stroked #1
Meghan Quinn

Release Date: July 20, 2016

Genre: NA Romantic Comedy

Cover Designer: Indie Solutions by Murphy Rae

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Reese King: Olympic medalist, underwear model, Greek god.

His body is chiseled from rock, sculpted by the weight room, and refined by water.

On a daily basis his skin is completely bare for everyone to see, tan and defined, only covered up by a minuscule piece of spandex. There is no denying his sex appeal.

I hate to admit it, but I'm head over heels infatuated with him.

There is one HUGE problem though. His achingly gorgeous abs, inked up arm, and cocky swagger belong to my boss, the high-profile, reality star bitch from hell and certified heinous human being, Bellini Chambers.

What I think is going to be an easy job assisting a glorified wench turns into a cluster f*ck of epic proportions.

✿ The Author ✿

Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if "It's Raining Men" starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.

Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.

Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!

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