Saturday, September 26, 2015

Monster Prick Release & Excerpt

Coming off of Kendall Ryan's best seller, Screwed, is her newest release due out in November, Monster Prick.  This features Hayden's best friend Hudson, and his little sister Gracie.


“What if I could help you?”

I have no idea what the hell I was thinking. The words just leaped out of my mouth. Listening to Gracie talk about kicking off her granny panties and popping her cherry with some random Internet dick...I guess it drove me temporarily insane.

But there's no taking back the idea now. Gracie sucks in her breath, blinking wide-eyed. “What do you mean?” she asks.

What do I mean? Here I am, sitting next to the world's most beautiful girl—drowning in her eyes, her scent, the gentle puff of her breath on my mouth that begs me to close the distance. I know what I want, but I also know what will happen if I take it. My best friend will rip off my balls and feed them to me. And I'll probably deserve every second.

But sweet Jesus, I'm pretty sure Gracie wants this, too, and that's enough to blow my better judgment to pieces. All I care about right now is making her feel better. In as many ways as possible. And if her slightly quickened breathing, blown pupils, and flushed cheeks are anything to go by...

As an experiment, I dart out the tip of my tongue to wet my lips. Her darkened eyes drop like a magnet yanked them. Yeah, bingo. Having a little black book as thick as the dictionary has its advantages. I know damn well how to tell when a woman wants me.

Author Bio:

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than 18 titles, Kendall Ryan has sold more than a million ebooks and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She's a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as enjoying success as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she's appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller list 23 times.

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

A McGregor Man Strikes Again

Have you read Karina Halle's awesomely sexy The Pact or The Offer , featuring the hot McGregor brothers yet?  If not, you totally should!  Then, you should pick up her next McGregor man novel, featuring hot Scot and cousin, Lachlan, in The Play.

The Play 

A troubled Scottish rugby player who doesn't play by the rules.
A vivacious man-eater who's given up on love.
When it comes to Lachlan and Kayla, opposites don't just attract - they explode.

Kayla Moore has always been comfortable with her feisty, maneating reputation. At least it was fine until she hit her thirties and saw her best friends Stephanie and Nicola settle down with Linden and Bram McGregor, leaving Kayla to be the odd one out. Tired of being the third wheel with nothing but one-night stands and dead-end dates in San Francisco, Kayla decides to take a vow of celibacy and put men on the backburner.

That is until she lays her eyes on Linden and Bram’s cousin, hot Scot Lachlan McGregor. Lachlan is her sexual fantasy come to life – tall, tatted, and built like a Mack truck. With a steely gaze and successful rugby career back in Edinburgh, he’s the kind of man that makes her want to throw her vow right out the window. But Lachlan’s quiet and intense demeanor makes him a hard man to get to know, let alone get close to.

It isn’t until the two of them are thrown together one long, unforgettable night that Kayla realizes there is so much more to this brooding macho man than what meets the eye. But even with sparks flying between the two, Lachlan can’t stay in America forever. Now, Kayla has to decide whether to uproot her whole life and chance it all on someone she barely knows or risk getting burned once again.
Sometimes love is a game that just needs to be played.


With her USA Today Bestselling The Artists Trilogy published by Grand Central Publishing, numerous foreign publication deals, and self-publishing success with her Experiment in Terror series, Vancouver-born Karina Halle is a true example of the term "Hybrid Author." Though her books showcase her love of all things dark, sexy and edgy, she's a closet romantic at heart and strives to give her characters a HEA...whenever possible.

Karina holds a screenwriting degree from Vancouver Film School and a Bachelor of Journalism from TRU. Her travel writing, music reviews/interviews and photography have appeared in publications such as Consequence of Sound, Mxdwn and GoNomad Travel Guides. She currently lives on an island on the coast of British Columbia where she’s preparing for the zombie apocalypse with her fiancĂ© and rescue pup.



Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Drowning to Breathe Release

The follow up to A.L. Jackson's book, A Stone in the Sea, released earlier this year, is here! I am really excited to read Drowning to Breathe because I really loved the first one.  I'm truly looking forward to seeing how this story continues and progresses and now it's here!  Yay!  


The danger in pretending is it becoming real...
Sebastian Stone, Sunder front man and guitarist with a rap sheet about ten miles long, escaped to Savannah, Georgia, to get away from the trouble he’d caused.
Not find more of it.
    The moment he saw Shea Bentley, he saw beneath all her sweet and innocence to something that went deeper.
Their relationship was built on secrets; their love built on lies.
Sebastian never imagined how deep her secrets went.
When the past and present collide, Sebastian and Shea find themselves fighting for a future neither believed they deserved. Their passion is consuming and their need unending.
Now, holding the truth in his hands, Sebastian is faced with sacrificing everything he’s come to love to protect Shea and his family.
Two pasts intertwined.
Two lives bound.
Will their demons drown them or will Shea and Sebastian finally learn to breathe?

Drowning to Breathe
A Bleeding Stars Novel, Book 2

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Author Bio
A.L. Jackson is the New York Times bestselling author of contemporary and new adult romance.
She first found a love for writing during her days as a young mother and college student.  She filled the journals she carried with short stories and poems used as an emotional outlet for the difficulties and joys she found in day-to-day life.
Years later, she shared a short story she’d been working on with her two closest friends and, with their encouragement, this story became her first full length novel. A.L. now spends her days writing in Southern Arizona where she lives with her husband and three children.
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Catch Up Game

I've been reading like a mad-woman but unfortunately that often means that I don't (or won't) take the time to sit down and actually blog about what I've read and what my thoughts and opinions are on those books.  So, for that, I apologize.  I am, however, trying to rectify that matter now with this one mass review on several books I've read in the past couple of weeks or so.  The review won't be as details but you'll still get me basic thoughts and impressions at least.

Better When He's Brave, by Jay Crownover:  My favorite of the The Pointe books so far!  I have long wondered about Titus and why he seems so different from his brother and the other characters in The Pointe.  I love how Jay shows us his darker side, shows his grit and how where he comes from is embedded in him, lives on him, no matter what he does.  Even though he's the most "clean-cut good guy" in The Pointe, I really enjoyed how he was also a bit of a dirty boy when he was with his girl.  ;)

Taming Lily, by Monica Murphy:  This was the last in The Fowler Sister trilogy, and we finally got to really meet and understand the oldest sister, Lily.  Lily is the spoiled little rich girl who parties too much and screams for attention.  Your typical celebutante...or at least that's what everyone thought, including Max.  When the two have to spend some time together, he quickly discovers that there's a lot more to Lily than meets the eye, and the two of them set out to get the evil stepmomster out of the family's company business for good.  I liked this book.  It was an easy, quick read with several hot and steamy scenes that Monica excels at writing.  Nothing too deep, but lots of fun!

Before I Fall, by Jessica Scott:  First off, prior to this book I'd never read anything by this author but I'm happy that this was my introduction to her work.  This novel was very fast paced and led us into the lives of a young woman named Beth who is dealing with taking care of her war-vet father while trying to balance college classes and work, and a young man named Noah who is back in college after serving in the war overseas and still carrying with him the burdens of what he's seen and done overseas.  This was sort of a classic love story in that Beth thought she knew who Noah was because she was familiar with other servicemen but was caught by surprise by how different he really was.  They fall for each other, while keeping secrets but slowly the secrets make their way to the surface and threaten to tear them apart.  

I enjoyed how the author really brought Noah's character to life and how it made me personally think about those who serve in war and come home scarred both physically but even more so, emotionally.  She really dug deep into the lonliness, helplessness, lost feelings that many servicemen feel and it pulled at my heart big time.  She shows, through Noah, how so many develop dependency issues and don't have the support to get help or are too prideful to get help.  She illustrates the serious problems we have, as a country, in handling our vets both at the VA hospitals for appointments and in helping them with their mental well-being. 

The Offer, by Karina Halle:  Although it was written as a stand alone, The Offer follows the relationship between Nicola, who is Stephanie's best friend from The Pact, and Bram, who is Linden's brother, also from The Pact.  They're completely different;  Nicola is a single mother struggling to pay rent, while Bram is a wealthy playboy who owns an entire apartment.  Sure, there's some chemistry there but nothing will ever come of it, or so Nicola thinks.  Bram, however, shows his true colors when Nicola falls on some bad luck.  He makes an offer she cannot refuse.  Over time she begins to see that Bram, although confident and a bit cocky, isn't the man she thought he was...and she likes that.

This was super fast paced as well and I could hardly put the book down.  I just wanted to find out all about Bram and Nicola's story!  It was a little fairy tale-ish, a little Pretty Womanesque, but I loved it!  Karina does a great job developing her characters and adding humor to her work.  The characters are saucy and have some umph to them.  

I read a few others but decided not to review all of them.  There's generally nothing I read that I hate and I've enjoyed all of these to varying degrees.  I would definitely recommend Before I Fall though because it's got a lot of deeper levels to it that really makes you think.

Here are some of the others I've read recently:
Life Before Damaged, Vol. 8

Fair Game

In the Dark

Something Beautiful

The Arrangement 20



Screw this, I Mean the Screwed Release.


I have one rule: Don’t shit where you eat.

Several of the women in the condo complex I own would love some one-on-one playtime, and why wouldn’t they? I’m young, fit, attractive, and loaded. Not to mention I’m packing a sizable bulge below the belt. It’s a combination that drops panties on a regular basis. 

Yay, me, right?

But my cock, troublemaker that he is, has been confined to my trousers by my business partner. A concession I agreed to, and one that’s never been hard to enforce until Emery moves in across the hall. She’s smart, young, determined, and sexy as hell. I want a taste. I won’t stop until I’m buried deep inside the succulent new-in-town brunette.

After being warned about my past, she does her best to steer clear, but I’m about to show her that underneath it all, I’m a guy with a heart of gold and a cock of steel.

My name is Hayden Oliver, and this is my story.

SCREWED is standalone romantic comedy by New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author Kendall Ryan.

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than 18 titles, Kendall Ryan has sold more than a million ebooks and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She's a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as enjoying success as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she's appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestsellers lists 23 times. 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Excerpt Reveal for Deceive Me

I am really excited and happy to reveal an excerpt of Stacey Mosteller's newest book to come out, Deceive Me.

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Sexy playboy Jack Taylor is a hot commodity. Everyone wants him. Women fall at his feet, begging for his attention. But Jack can never tell if women want his heart...or his wallet. He's ready to rid himself of the superficial and shallow females banging down his door. Jack's looking for something real--with maybe even a little spice. 

Fresh out of college with a culinary degree, Julianna Reynolds is ready to build the business she's always dreamed of. Eager to succeed, Jules is focused on her career and ready for a simple life of making people happy with her culinary creations. 

Landing an event at Taylor Orchards, Jules runs into Jack...literally. Realizing that Julianna has no idea who he is, Jack can't resist the temptation to pretend to be someone he's not. Can something fake ever turn into something real?

Chapter One

Employees drive me crazy. It's our first official catering event at Taylor Orchards, a New Year's Eve wedding, and everything went smoothly - well, up to now. Now, I'm chasing down errant employees to help with clean up. Where the hell are Grace and Kevin? I'm going to strangle them! Chloe, Daniel and I can't do everything ourselves, and Andi is busy wrapping up all the event stuff. It's past midnight, and I'd like to get home sometime tonight.
The unmistakable sounds of a couple in the midst of a tryst can be heard from just around the corner, and I just know that's where Grace and Kevin are. It isn't the first time. I don't want to fire them, I understand young love, but this is getting ridiculous. Wanna know why you don't hire your friends? Especially your friends who are dating? Yup, this is why. They sneak off at the worst possible times to try to get in a quickie.
I have no interest in seeing those two doing that, so I start to back up...right into someone. Shit. Closing my eyes, I count mentally to ten before turning around to see a tall, dark-haired, seriously hot guy. Great...not only did I step all over him; he's hot. Just my freaking luck. I have to look way, way up to meet his dark blue eyes, and the smirk on his face makes me want to smack him.
"Hi," he says, with what I'm sure is supposed to be a sexy grin, but instead it's just irritating. He reaches out to grab my arms like he's trying to steady me, but I step back, closer to the sounds I was trying to escape. Mystery guy steps forward too, finally cluing in to what's obviously going on around the corner from where we stand. His smirk widens into a salacious grin as he looks down at me. "Well, seems like someone's having a good night."
"Yeah, real good," I scoff. "Must be nice to blow off your job for a quick sex romp. Some of us don't have that luxury." I cross my arms over my chest as I stare up at him, trying not to notice just how attractive he is. It's been too long since I had sex; that's the only explanation I have for the feelings swirling in my stomach at his proximity. I don't have time for this, for him, for a distraction. Andi and I are still trying to get this business off the ground.
He tilts his head to the side, studying me hard enough that I'm certain he can see exactly what I'm thinking. "Are you going to interrupt them...or shall I?" Well, that wasn't what I expected him to say. I was waiting for a "why don't we take a page out of their book" and a wink, so it takes me a second to respond. I had a snarky comment all ready to go, something along the lines of "Aww gee, I would, but then I'd just be disappointed". Now, I have to be nice to him.
"Have at it," I say, sweeping one arm wide in a be my guest gesture, watching as he saunters - yes saunters - over to peek around the corner.
Damn. Admiring the way his ass fills out his dress pants, I don't notice him looking over his shoulder at me until he clears his throat. My gaze flies up to meet his, and the knowing smile on his face has me fisting my hands at my sides, equally embarrassed and pissed that he caught me looking at him. "You sure you don't want to see this? It's quite...inventive."
"Yeah, no I'm good. Just tell them they're still on the clock and to hurry the hell up." I narrow my eyes at him, waiting for him to ask me again, but he just shrugs.
"Your loss, sweetheart." He turns back to the couple around the corner, and I can hear the laughter in his voice when he says, "Uh, hey. Just wanted to let you know that you're needed back at work. Ahhh, I've been told to tell you to hurry the hell up." Turning back to walk towards me with a cocky look on his face and one eyebrow raised, he says, "Done. Now, you owe me one."
He starts to walk past me, and I grab his arm without thinking. "Owe you? What do I owe you for?" This guy has some serious nerve! All he did was tell some people to break it's not like he cured cancer.
"For saving your pretty little sensibilities," the infuriating guy says with a laugh as he turns back around to face me.
No lie...I see red. Freaking. Red. "Excuse me? All you did was save me from having to walk two feet and yell at some people." He just stares at me; eyebrow raised and not saying a word. Realizing I'm still holding onto him, I drop his arm like it like it's about to burn me. Taking a step back, which is ironically a little closer to the party for two still going at it behind me.
"True. But, you also didn't have to see him do that thing with his --" I cover my ears with my hands, not wanting that particular picture in my head. He laughs at my reaction, walking backwards down the path, each step taking him farther away from me...and I'm glad. I am glad, right? I should be sighing in relief right now, so why do I wish he'd come back?
I even start to say "wait", and he stops, but we're interrupted by Kevin and Grace coming around the corner. They freeze when they see me and the guy who's name I still don't know. Grace's face turns red, but Kevin just smiles, showing his perfect white teeth. "Oh, hey Julianna. We, uh, we didn't realize you were looking for us." He tries for nonchalance, like what he and Grace were just doing outside for anyone to walk up on is completely normal.
"Well, you're supposed to be here to work...and not that kind of work. You aren't being paid for that."
My smart ass reply is one-upped by hot guys reply. "Don't we all wish we were though?" I roll my eyes, but he isn't finished. One side of his mouth tips up, his eyes on mine when he says, "Julianna. Pretty name for a pretty girl. Can I get a number too?" My mouth falls open at his audacity. Seriously?
"Why would I give you my number? I'm not paying you for sex." Kevin and Grace's laughter behind me emboldens me, and I put my hands on my hips, staring him down.
His lifted lips turn into a full smile as we continue to watch each other. "Oh sweetheart, trust me, you would." His cockiness should be a serious turn off, but instead, every spot on my body his eyes touch tingles, telling me that oddly enough, cocky is working for me right now. Wanting to get away from him before giving him my number seems like a good idea, I look back at my employees, glaring hard enough at them that they skirt around me and hurry back to what they're supposed to be doing - cleaning.
I skirt around him because as soon as they walk by, he's back in my path again. It looks like he's about to grab me, so I walk a little faster. I'm almost back to the catering tent when I hear his voice one last time, my spine straightening at his words. "Julianna," he starts, "This isn't over, love. I'll get your number one way or the other." Arrogant ass. I hate the way he says my name. Or, at least, I hate the way I like how he says my name. His voice deepens and my name on his lips sounds like pure freaking sex. No! No, no, no Julianna. Ugh, I don't have time for distractions. That's my mantra, at least for the next few months.
By the time we finish cleaning everything up, it's after one and I'm dead on my feet. Everyone is in a rush to get home, and I can't blame them. I want nothing more than to fall into bed and sleep for a week. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen...especially since I hear Andi's voice yelling my name from the other side of the space they used for the event. She runs over to me, panting slightly, her blonde hair matted around her face from her own clean up, and pauses to catch her breath before she says, "Are your guys finished? I could use a little help with the heavy lifting."
A chorus of groans comes from behind us, and Andi and I both turn our attention to the three guys on my crew who were just getting ready to leave. Andi turns on the charm...smiling at all three of them and twirling a lock of the hair falling out of her undo around her finger. She's very good at pretending to be a poor defenseless female and has been getting guys to do her bidding for more years that I could ever count. It makes me wonder just a little more what happened to her in Nashville that she came home wanting to start an event planning business when she was a real estate agent. "Please guys," she begs, her eyes wide and beguiling. "I could really use the help of some big strong men." Her voice gets husky as she says the words and all three guys jump to help. She winks at me before turning to lead them over to her area as I roll mine at her antics.
I let the girls go before grabbing the last few plates to put them in the box sitting just inside the catering van. "Well Julianna, it seems we meet again." His voice startles the dishes right out of my hands, and I'm thankful they fall on the grass, not breaking. We can't afford to go around replacing dishes thanks to my clumsiness. Andi would never let me forget it.
"Jesus Christ," I pant, holding a hand over my heart as I turn to face him. "You scared the shit out of me!" He doesn't apologize, but his smile widens as his eyes travel down my body, making me feel like I'm wearing much less than my black dress pants and crisp white dress shirt. I loathe the way his stare makes me feel. It's like every single spot his gaze touches starts to tingle, and my stomach is back to somersaulting once more.
He steps closer to me, and I instinctively back up, not wanting him any closer because I'm not sure I can trust my reactions if he is. Just when I think he's going to touch me, he bends to pick up the plates still lying on the wet grass, laying them on the floor of the van. "You might want to put these away before they get broken." God, his voice is so cocky and self-assured. Combine the tone with the deepness of his voice, and I imagine he has girls dropping their panties all over the place. I refuse to be one of those girls...I have to remind myself once again that this is not what I want. Not even a little bit. Maybe if I say that enough times, I'll start believing it.
"I..." I have to clear my throat in order to speak. "Did you want something?" He laughs, and I can feel the heat rushing up to spread across my cheeks. I did not just ask him that! "I mean, can I help you with something?" He laughs harder, his eyes dancing with his amusement, and it just makes me angrier. "For the love of all that's holy. Why are you here?" My voice has risen to almost a screech, and I want to throw my hands in the air in frustration. I don't though, because somehow, I think he wants me to lose control. He's enjoying my discomfort.
His laughter quiets as he continues to study me. "I'm sorry, Julianna." He sounds sincere, but the look on his face says otherwise. He's trying for contrite, but he's only pulling off mildly amused. When I don't accept his half-assed apology, he sighs, "I came to get your number. You forgot to give it to me earlier."
"Forgot hell," I mutter under my breath, and I can see him trying to stifle his smile. He manages to keep his expression serious, barely, and waits for me to continue. "Look, I don't know the kind of girl you're used to, but I'm not in the habit of giving my number to strange men. Especially men who's names I don't know."
He smiles now, thinking he has me. "Oh, well that can easily be remedied." He holds out a hand, expecting me to shake it, and when I do, I immediately pull back, my eyes wide at the almost electric shock I felt when our bare hands touched. He steps forward, taking my hand in his once more and forcing me to look up at him. "The name's Jack." He lifts my hand to press a kiss to the back of my hand, keeping his gaze on me while he does. "It's a pleasure to meet you."
I pull my hand away as soon as he loosens his grip. "Well, Jack, I wish I could say the same." Andi's coming back in this direction, and I know she's sent her assistant in the other van so that we can go home. Shoving the plates behind me back in their tote, I move further away from him, hoping she doesn't notice how affected I am by him.
Jack opens his mouth to say something, but Andi walks over, holding her hand out for the keys. "Come on, let's go. I'm tired." She barely acknowledges Jack, walking past him with a quick "hey" before hopping up in the driver's seat.
"Sorry, I've got to go." I try for apologetic, but the relief in my voice is obvious. I guess he's not the only one pretending tonight. I don't wait for him to respond. Instead, I turn my back on him and walk around to the other side of the van. Just before I shut the door, I hear him say, "This isn't over Julianna." Of course, it isn't. I wouldn't expect anything less from the pushy egomaniac. Not wanting to face an inquisition, I lay my head back on the seat and shut my eyes. If I pretend I'm so tired I'm falling asleep, maybe she won't ask questions.

About the Author   Stacey Mosteller is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of Second Chances (co-authored with H.M. Ward) and the Nashville Nights series.
She is also a wife, mother, writer and self-professed bookwhore – not necessarily in that order! As the mother of three growing boys, her Kindle has become her temporary escape from the insanity of boys, dogs and her husband. Stacey can usually be found curled up with her iPad when she’s supposed to be writing or creating endless playlists on Spotify!