Unmasked by Helen Hardt


Unmasked (Blood Bond Saga Vol 4)   


 

 

by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Helen Hardt 


 

Release Date: 29th January 

 


Genre: Romance/vampires
 

 

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Synopsis: 

 

 

Vampires can’t levitate. At least that’s what Dante Gabriel always thought, until he finds himself floating above his bed along with his lover, Erin Hamilton. As he continues to exhibit unusual powers, more memories from his time in captivity surface, leaving him fearing what he might have done while imprisoned. When a new and unexpected temptation arises, he finds himself unable to resist.
 

 

Erin aches for Dante and wants more than anything for him to find peace. As they uncover clue after clue in their attempt to find the missing women and solve the puzzle of Dante’s past, she is more determined than ever to put an end to their struggle, even if it means putting herself in harm’s way. 

 

 

After an ominous visit with Bea, the voodoo priestess, Dante knows what he must do, and he must do it alone. First, though, he will make Erin truly his and take the sustenance he needs to get him through his next battle. But will his love for her be enough to save him when his nemesis is finally unmasked?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Synopsis



 

Vampire Dante Gabriel is starving. What he craves is red gold—human blood. After being held captive as a blood slave to a female vampire for years, he has finally escaped. Unchained at last, he follows his nose to the nearest blood bank to sate his hunger.


 

ER nurse Erin Hamilton expects just another busy night shift…until she finds a gorgeous stranger vandalizing the hospital blood bank. Though her logic tells her to turn him in, she’s pulled by stronger and unfamiliar emotions to protect the man who seems oddly infatuated with her scent. Chemistry sizzles between them, but Dante, plagued by nightmares of his time in captivity, fears he won’t be able to control himself…especially when he discovers a secret she doesn’t even know she’s hiding. 


 


 

 

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Meet the Author

#1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Helen Hardt’s passion for the written word began with the books her mother read to her at bedtime. She wrote her first story at age six and hasn’t stopped since. In addition to being an award winning author of contemporary and historical romance and erotica, she’s a mother, a black belt in Taekwondo, a grammar geek, an appreciator of fine red wine, and a lover of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. She writes from her home in Colorado, where she lives with her family. Helen loves to hear from readers.

 

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My Review- 5 STARS!!

Oh my goodness!!!!!!! So many things answered, so many answers needed. Helen Hardt is a freaking genius!!!! This book absolutely slayed me! Happy, angry, shocked, these were just a few of the emotions I had reading this installment. I can’t believe the next volume is the end to this series. I feel like there will never be enough installments to this amazing saga!!

Erin and Dante have so much drama and intensity surrounding them. Their families are more involved in the saga now and we’re just learning new information and getting answers to questions we’ve been waiting for. I had a major freak out moment when Dante has to go back to the very place he escaped from. It made me cringe and angry, but I get it.

This installment was absolutely fantastic. Dante is still maturing and growing and Erin is the more level headed of the two. These two are such an awesome couple to read about and I’m so excited and anxious to see what this last installment will bring us.

Beautiful job on parts 10-12!

More (The Evermore Series) by Rachel De Lune

 
The Evermore Series
by
Rachel De Lune
 
 
BOOK 1 – More
 
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SYNOPSIS
 
I’m invisible to my husband. Miserable and dejected in the marriage that once meant everything to me. 

 

Until I met him. 

 

A stranger in a bar promising an opportunity of More. 

 

Sebastian York ignites a fire within me that’s addictive – a buried passion that touches my heart and satisfies my deepest desires.

 

But the sacrifices that come with my decision torture my soul and taint the love I want to put my faith in. Can I trust the man that seems too good to be true? 
The relationship I’ve always longed for is in front of me If I dare to take it. 
But life is never that simple. 
And if I lose, I lose everything.  
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BOOK 2 – Forever More
 
 
Synopsis
 
 
My new life is right in front of me, at my fingertips. 
The relationship I always craved is here.
He made it so easy to fall in love – he unlocked my heart and promised to set me free. But I wasn’t free. 
 

 

Sebastian York awoke a part of me that I longed for, but no matter how much I want that life with him, shadows from my past poison the future I thought could be mine. Ours. 

 

With my damaged heart tearing itself in two and caging me from moving forward, I falter. Will Seb catch me?

 

 

 

After everything we’ve endured, can I trust our love will be strong enough for forever more?  

 

 
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Book 3 – Surrender to More 
 
Synopsis
 
Trust. A simple notion for some, but impossibly out of reach for Jessica Riley. The walls around her heart are built high from betrayal and years of keeping everyone at arm’s length. She’s happy with the way her life is, or so she thought. 
 

 

Alpha male, Lucas Clark, was immediately drawn to Jessica. As their paths continue to cross, Lucas tests Jessica’s submissive nature, as well as her steadfast resolve to keep her emotions out of her relationships. He wants more than just sex. He demands Jess’ trust. The one thing she keeps locked away. As their bond intensifies, Jessica fears that this Greek God will put the pieces of her heart back together. 

 

 

 

Family, marriages and ghosts of her past all plague her ability to trust her own decisions, especially the ones that revolve around love. 

 

 

 

A woman who’s afraid of heartbreak fights her own surrender against the man who doesn’t let her play it safe anymore. 

 

 

 

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 Meet the Author
 
Rachel De Lune writes emotionally driven contemporary and erotic romance. 
 

 

She began scribbling her stories in the pages of a notebook several years ago and still can’t resist putting pen to real paper. What ifs are turned into heartfelt stories of love where there will always be a HEA. 

 

 

 

Rachel lives in the South West of England and daydreams about shoes with red soles, lingerie and chocolate. If she’s not writing HEAs, she’s probably reading them. She is a wife and has a beautiful daughter.

 

For every woman who’s ever desired more.     
 
 
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My review of More (Book one) 4 Stars!

Rachel De Lune is a master of her craft, and I can’t wait to see where book two of The Evermore Series takes us. More is a story about being awoken sexually and personally. Isabel who is very unhappy in her marriage, just wants more. Her husband long ago abandoned her needs, her feelings, and it shows in this story. She suspects that her husband is cheating as well.

She meets Sebastian York, a man who is easy on the eyes, and dominant to the core. This man can take her where she has dreamed of going in her submissive journey. However, she needs to find the strength to get out of her bad marriage and I felt like it took her a very long time to try to get a back bone and do so. She is dependent on that marriage and without it, she is very much alone. I felt like she didn’t realize whether in her marriage or not, she was alone.

Izzy is just a lost soul in need of some guidance and in need of an outlet. I feel like if she had that, she could have been stronger than she was. This book will bring you on her journey of finding herself and trying to decide what her future is and how it is going to play out. We are left with a cliffhanger and it is well worth picking up the second installment.

Great read!

 

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Title: Unbreakable
Author: Emma Scott
Rerelease Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tagline: The bank robbery changes everything…
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**Unbreakable has been edited and rereleased with extended content and a
new cover.

Alex Gardener has her life planned out, down to the smallest detail. She has
a skyrocketing career as a litigation attorney, a close group of socialite
friends, and is engaged to one of the most successful businessmen in
Beverly Hills. Everything is just as she wants it: comfortable, predictable,
secure…if lacking passion. Fire.
Cory Bishop is a struggling working man, trying to make ends meet while
fighting to keep custody his young daughter. He knows that working hard is
the only way to achieve his goals, but lately it seems everything he wants
hangs just out of reach.
The bank robbery changes everything.
Alex and Cory spend three harrowing days as hostages locked in a bank
with fifty frightened people and six criminals who grow more desperate–
and dangerous–by the hour. Alex and Cory find comfort and safety with
each other and reveal their deepest hopes and fears and secrets,
unknowingly building a bond forged out of desperation and fear, one that
they can’t break, even once outside the bank’s walls.
Their lives are turned upside down, irrevocably altered, and they seek to
move on and put the robbery–and each other–behind them.
But some bonds, once forged, cannot be broken.
Unbreakable Excerpt: Alex
I marched into the towering edifice of United One Bank, my shoes tapping over the marble floor. I managed a brief smile for the portly security guard but it quickly fell away when I saw that half of Los Angeles had decided to do their banking at lunchtime too.
“Damn.”
I took my place in line behind a tall blond man in jeans and a rugged brown jacket. The whiff of perfume filled my nose as a beautiful, immaculately dressed young woman of Indian heritage stepped in line behind me.
I settled in to wait, wondering if I should call my assistant, to make sure nothing was going haywire with any of my cases. But Abed knew me well: waiting until I came into the office to give me news was a bad idea. I checked my cell phone for messages and saw none. No word from my team, and nothing from the court’s clerk. No verdict yet.
I eased a sigh and then tightened up again when I realized I hadn’t filled out any forms—or whatever the hell it was I needed—to get the cashier’s check out of my firm’s expense account.
Isn’t all banking electronic by now? I wondered, irritation mounting.
The line behind me had grown and the line in front wasn’t moving. I made a questioning motion to the young woman behind me to save my place. She nodded and waved a gold-ringed hand absently without interrupting her cell phone conversation. I hurried to a wooden bank of slips, grabbed one, and stepped back in line with a brief smile of thanks.
But I had nothing to write on. The man in front of me had a strong back.
Maybe he’d let me make a desk out of him.
I smirked and admired the man’s physique from behind. Broad shoulders, narrow waist. His jeans fit him rather perfectly.
Nice ass, I thought and tingles of a very real, likely very bright blush colored my neck.
Oh, grow up, I laughed at myself.
I rummaged in my bag and pulled out a small stack of my engagement party invitations; the thick stationary would make a sufficient backing. I fished out a pen and started to fill out the little withdrawal form when woman behind me issued a sudden laugh and bumped my elbow. The little stack of envelopes flew out of my hand to scatter around my feet and that of the blond man in front of me.
“Sorry, so sorry,” the woman muttered to me.
“Honestly,” I muttered, and knelt to gather the envelopes. The blond man in front of me turned and knelt to help. “Thanks.”
“No problem.”
I looked up and might have gasped. I prayed I hadn’t but someone issued a sharp intake of breath, and my neck went beet-red again. I could feel the fire of it burning my pale skin.
Hello, gorgeous.
The face bent close to mine was ruggedly handsome with a strong jaw, chiseled chin, broad mouth with full lips, and—most surprisingly for a man with lighter hair—rich brown eyes, which were sharply intelligent and soft at the same time. I smelled his crisp scent—aftershave and something like freshly chopped wood—and it seemed that scent settled into my chest and remained there, warm and clean.
Wow, you’re being extra ridiculous right now.
“Have I got something stuck in my teeth?” the young man asked, amused. His voice was deep, gravelly…
Sexy.
I gave myself a mental shake and gathered the rest of the spilled envelopes. “No, I just…I thought I recognized you from somewhere. Are you an actor?”
He made a face. “Not remotely.”
“Oh. Well, you never can tell around here. And you look like you could be one. An actor.”
Or a model. Jesus, those eyes…
He shrugged and smiled crookedly. “I think I look like me.”
I smiled back. Good answer. I had never seen a man as good-looking—on screen or in real life—as this man in front of me. If I were a romantic sort—which I wasn’t—the word breathtaking would not be overstating it.
We both rose from the floor. His eyes were warm but he seemed to stiffen slightly as he took in my expensive suit, my jewelry, my bag.
He ran a hand through his unruly blond hair and handed me the envelopes he’d gathered. “Yeah, so. Here you go.”
“Thanks,” I said.
“Sure thing.”
He turned his back to me and a small twinge of disappointment nipped at
me.
Focus, Gardener, I admonished. The judge could call us back at any
moment.
The blond man in front of me sighed impatiently and checked his watch—a nice looking silver timepiece with a beat-up leather band. His head turned in profile to me.
“Is it just me or has this line come to a complete standstill?”
“It’s not just you,” I said, steadfastly ignoring the little tingle that sparked in
my belly at the sound of his low, bedroom voice. I cleared my throat. “Looks like they’re short a teller or two.”
“Or ten. Fuck me,” he muttered, then eyed me apologetically. “Sorry for the language, but there isn’t a worse day for this kind of—”
“Bullshit?” I supplied with a wry grin.
He laughed, and some of the tension in his face relaxed. I tried my hardest not to stare. If he was breathtaking just standing there, there wasn’t a strong enough word for how he looked when he smiled.
“I’m Cory Bishop, by the way.”
He extended his hand and I took it. Large, rough, calloused. Working man’s hands.
“Alexandra Gardener,” I said. “Alex.”
“Good to meet you, Alex,” he said, and it seemed his smile softened around my name.
I shouldered my bag to buy time for a response. No man—not even Drew, my fiancé—had ever affected me this way, and I grew irritated with myself for letting it happen.
“It’s always busy when you’re in a hurry and traffic lights are always red when you’re running late,” I said. “Murphy’s Law.”
“Is that your specialty?”
“No, litigation. How did you know I’m a lawyer?”
He shrugged. “Lucky guess. Mostly lawyers and accountants around here. Or movie producers.”
“Or actors, but we’ve already established you’re not one of those,” I said lightly.
Cory’s smile tightened. “Nope. Just in the area for work, and in need of a bank before I get back. Looks like I picked the wrong one.”
He rocked impatiently in his work boots, his hands jammed in the front pocket of his jeans. I thought the conversation was over but he was still half-turned to me.
Nothing wrong with small talk. Passes the time.
A good excuse. Plausible. No objections. But the simple fact remained that I wanted to talk to Cory, to keep looking at his handsome face, and prove I could do so without melting into a puddle.
“So what line of work are you in?” I asked.
“I’m in construction. A journeyman.” Cory said. “It’s sort of like an
apprentice to a general contractor,” he said, answering my confused look. “You
have to pile up a bunch of hours doing that first before you can become a contractor yourself.”
“Never heard that term before, journeyman,” I said. “Sounds rather exotic. Nomadic.”
“Yeah, well, it’s neither. Not unless you consider driving to job sites nomadic.”
The line moved ahead by one person. I noticed that Cory and I were now standing side-by-side.
“What exactly does a litigator do?” Cory asked. “Litigate…that’s argue, right?”
“Yes. I’m a trial attorney. I specialize in personal injury, and some medical malpractice.”
He scratched the light stubble on his cheek. “You don’t happen to do family law on the side?”
“No, but there’s an attorney in my firm who does.” I cocked my head, studying Cory’s troubled expression. Do you need his number?” I asked softly.
Cory looked as if he were about to say something, changed his mind, and said instead, “Nah. I’m good, thanks.”
The line inched forward and a silence fell between us. For lack of something better to do, I checked my phone for any news from Abed. Nothing.
“No news is good news, right?” Cory said, watching me return the phone to my bag.
“Not this time,” I said. “A short jury deliberation usually means a guilty verdict.”
“You’re in the middle of a trial right now?”
I nodded. “Just finished closing arguments today.”
“Well, if you get the call and have to bail, I’ll hold your place in line. It
probably won’t have moved anyway.”
I laughed. “Probably not.”
He smiled and I smiled back. The bank’s air conditioning was working
overdrive against the Los Angeles summer heat, but I felt warm all over. And good. It felt nice to stand beside this handsome man and bask in his smile. I did yoga four times a week to keep the stresses of my job from wrapping me tight and squeezing. Talking to Cory Bishop for all of five minutes had the exact same effect.
We stood in a comfortable silence, and I glanced here and there before venturing to make eye contact again. I caught him watching me, filling his eyes with me, and then he grinned and rubbed the back of his neck, sheepish and charming and beautiful.
He’s beautiful, I thought again. No argument there. Case closed.
I blinked and realized Cory’s dark eyes were holding mine intently, and my heart stuttered in response.
“Hey, listen—” he started to say then stopped. Froze. Whatever he had been about to say was lost forever. His eyes widened at something over my shoulder. I started to turn but he grabbed my shoulders—hard—and shoved me roughly behind him.
I stumbled in my heels. “What the hell are you doing…?”
The glass doors of the bank shook on their hinges and I turned to watch with a shocked, detached fascination as six or so men streamed inside. They wore dark, non-descript clothes, their faces hidden behind different Halloween monster masks. Each had a huge, black, automatic weapon strapped around their shoulders and gripped in gloved hands.
A scream—the first that set off a chorus—echoed in the cavernous heights of the bank as one man drove the butt of his weapon into the security guard’s midsection.
Time slowed, and it felt as if some spell had been cast turning summer to winter. I’d been suddenly submerged in ice-cold gelatin. My heart crashed hard against my chest like a wrecking ball, and I clutched Cory’s arm in a vise grip. I could feel the coarse denim of his jacket against my skin. Tangible. It helped to battle the surreal scene that was unfolding before me.
Cory turned to me. I saw fear spark bright in his dark eyes, but they held a grim determination too.
“Get down!” he shouted, breaking the strange slow-motion spell. “Get down, now!”
Time shot forward and I heard screams, tromping footsteps, and cries. But I couldn’t move. I felt rooted in place. Cory grabbed me and suddenly I was on my stomach, my face pressed to the cold floor, my hand still clutched around his arm. My heart was now pounding so hard I could hardly distinguish one beat from the next.
In seconds, I felt warped by a terror I hadn’t thought it possible to feel. I sucked in air to calm myself as above me and around me, armed men infiltrated the bank, brandishing their enormous weapons, shouting, swearing, and striking people who didn’t move or obey fast enough.
“Ladies and gentleman,” said one, shouting through his vampire mask in order to be heard while pacing among the masses of cowering people. “In the event you have any lingering confusion, this is a fucking robbery.”
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romances in which art and love intertwine to heal, and in which love always
wins. If you enjoy thoughtful, realistic stories with diverse characters and
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All My Truths & One Lie by Fabiola Francisco

Book: All My Truths & One Lie

Author: Fabiola Francisco

Release Date – 23rd January 2019

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Blurb
 
A captivating story about love, family secrets, and self-discovery.
I finally followed the life I always dreamed of. All of the pieces fell into an easy path, but the illusion of perfection hid the pain I was still carrying.
Until I met him.
They say when you cross paths with a twin flame, everything changes. Matthias proved that to be true as he stripped me down, removing the illusion and baring every single truth I refused to look at.
He was the love that could deconstruct my patterns. If only I could accept that the one lie I’ve believed my entire life is the only truth.

 

Excerpt

 


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“The stars always remind me that there’s something greater out there than the bullshit we live.”
“You’re right,” he agrees.
“It reminds me that no matter what, I’ll return to stardust. When I do, I want to be rid of the baggage.”
“They’re just challenges we chose so we can evolve.”
“Why did I choose certain things?” My voice is a whisper.
“I don’t know.” I watch him shake his head.
“At least we get to admire the beauty above from here.” I look back at the sky.
“You and I were born from the same star,” he whispers, his breath tickling my ear. “And we’ll return to it once again.”
 Matthias’s arms wrap around my chest, holding me close to him. I close my eyes as his scent surrounds me. Home. That’s what he feels like. As if all the roads I’ve been lost on finally led to the destination I didn’t even know I was seeking. As if I was never really lost, but simply on a journey to get to this point. Meeting Matthias is more than romance. It’s more than being in a relationship. This is something so deep, words can’t describe it, and most people don’t believe in.
Every worry escapes me as I feel this man’s arms hold me. We were split from the same source, sent on different paths that mirrored each other until we were ready to meet again.
My arms curl around his at my chest, lacing our fingers. This is a sensation I want forever. This is someone I can’t lose. He deserves for me to be fully present with him. We’ll bring things out of each other, but only so we can clear them.
  © 2019, Fabiola Francisco
 
 

 
 
Author Bio
 
Fabiola Francisco is a contemporary romance author from South Florida. Writing as been a part of her life since she was a teenager. Even at that age, she dreamed of happy endings with emotional twists. Her novels include Perfectly Imperfect, The Restoring Series, Sweet on You Duet, and Red Lights, Black Hearts.  
 
Her passion for books and writing has inspired her to write her own stories. She writes novels readers could relate to and grow with. She’s currently working on writing more stories that connect with readers on a deeper.
 
Fabiola also loves expressing herself through art and spending time in nature. In her spare time, she loves to cuddle with a good book and a glass of wine.

5 Star Review!
Fabiola Francisco just has this way with words. You know when you pick up a book written by her, that you are in for an emotional ride. All My Truths & One Lie was an absolutely phenomenal read. I was sucked in from the first page and I was so completely satisfied with this book by the last page. This one is an absolute MUST read.

Navia is trying to get her life together after a difficult up bringing. Matthias comes into her radar after a very chance encounter. These two click from the get go. He’s handsome and easy on the eyes, but they have this connection that draws her to him.

All My Truths & One Lie is a story about learning from your past and learning to build yourself back up instead of tearing yourself down. To stop the self blame and learn to love and be loved. This story is so relatable and I connected to it on a personal level. It was beautifully written and the character growth was something so beautiful to read about.

Learn, Grow, and repeat, things we should always want to take with us.

 

Stupid Smart by Jenn Hype

 

 
 

Stupid Smart by Jenn Hype
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Book 3 of the Jaded Series (standalone)

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Synopsis

Ever since I was a little girl, all I ever wanted was to get married. To meet the perfect man who’d love me more than life itself and be a wonderful father to all our beautiful children. I loaded up on chapstick and prepared myself for all the frogs I’d have to kiss to find my prince. But I hadn’t been prepared for just how slimy and gross those metaphorical amphibians could be. And as I got older, the toads got hornier and hornier. (No pun intended, but we’re talking men here, so… yeah.) Still, I refuse to give up, no matter how many obstacles are thrown my way. Liam, however, has other plans for my future. Every inch the bad boy with his leather jacket, dark eyes and tattoos, you’d never expect his personality to be more along the lines of class clown. The combination is oddly sexy. Just ask any woman of legal age in the city of New York, since he’s likely slept with all of them by now. A simple misunderstanding made us enemies. Now I can’t get rid of him. He’s like a bad case of herpes that just keeps flaring up at the worst of times. And if he sabotages one more of my dates, I’m going to kill him. Or kiss him. Most days I can’t decide which I’d rather do more.

 
 
Author Bio
Author, mother, wife, singer/songwriter, aspiring comedian – I wear many hats. Some of them fit, some of them look ridiculous, and all of them are fun. Life’s too short to take anything too seriously, so I don’t.
Sarcasm is my go-to, especially when it’s most inappropriate. Need someone to make an uncomfortable situation even more awkward? I’m the girl for the job.
I’m ridiculously A.D.D. and I own it. I have a serious addiction to ecards and the majority of my Pinterest account is dedicated to them. The key to my heart is glitter and caffeine – my needs are basic.
I’m a bookaholic and I crush hard on my book boyfriends and their authors. Some might call me obsessive, but I disagree. That word really doesn’t do justice to how crazy I get when it comes to something I’m passionate about. I’m not afraid to go fangirl on you, so don’t test me.
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5 Star Read!!

I really enjoyed Stupid Smart. This book kept me laughing and that’s not always easy to do. Clara and Liam definitely were fun to read about. They were driving each other crazy one minute, annoying each other the next, but when they clicked they sure clicked.

Clara is just like every little girl who dreams of meeting their Prince Charming. She wants to have the house, with the kids and the picket fence. I know I sure had those dreams as a kid too. Clara knows that her dream won’t happen over night. She’s going to meet a lot of duds along the way, but she’d eventually meet her match.

Liam enters the picture and she absolutely hates everything about him. He invokes all these feelings and it’s all very confusing to her. Clara really isn’t his cuppa tea either. She annoys him, yet he can’t stop thinking about her. These two have a slow burning journey ahead of them and I loved reading every single second of it.

Stupid Smart was written really well, had a great plot, great character development, was funny, and kept you interested all the way through. I absolutely suggest this stand alone read.

Hearts Divine by Catherine Wiltcher

Book: Hearts Divine
The Santiago Trilogy – Book 2
Author: Catherine Wiltcher

Genre: Dark romance M/F with no taboo elements
 
 
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Synopsis
Hearts Divine is the second book in bestselling author Catherine Wiltcher’s dark and thrilling Santiago Trilogy.
Eve
The FBI is forcing me apart from the man who haunts my dreams.
The man who stole me, broke me and made me his forever.
Dante Santiago.
My deepest, darkest secret.
I may be ignorant to the worst of his savagery, to the tortured history that has driven the heartless criminal to such extremes, but I know exactly how his body feels as it sinks slowly into mine – stretching, conquering, completing. I know every hard angle, every dark trail of hair; every smooth, olive-hued plain as he molds himself to me like a second skin.
The man I will never ever betray.
Dante
Six months apart.
An eternity.
I swore an oath to stay away and keep her safe.
Together we wiped my enemy from the face of this earth but another rose up in his place. More deadly, more determined, and one who will stop at nothing to destroy me.
Damn this half-life that I’m forced to endure without her.
I run the risk of exposing her if I return.
I will lose myself to this darkness if I refuse.
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Praise for Hearts Divine
“I’m totally blown away!” – Beyond The Covers Blog
“Sexy, intense and so edgy… An explosive second book in this series” – Bookgasms Book Blog
I didn’t think things could get any better than the first book, but Wiltcher upped her game in the second instalment of this breath-taking trilogy” – Sammy – Just Let Me Read
“This book… blown away AGAIN! 5/5 deserves a 10” – Sweet & Spicy Reads
 
 
 
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“I was captivated, fearful, and riveted to the pages. Eve and Dante will hypnotize you with their love, lust, and life” – Amuse Me BooksEvery single minute of this book was pure perfection – Between The Bookends

“An intense and roller coaster ride of emotions and suspense” – Nerdy, Dirty & Flirty

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Catherine is a bestselling erotic romance author, wife, mother, former TV producer and self-confessed alpha addict. Her writing is best described as sinfully sexy, dark and romantic. 
 

 

She lives in a village near Bath with her husband and two young daughters. For book and blog updates please visit http://www.catherinewiltcher.com 

 

 

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5 Star Read!
I have been impatiently waiting for this trilogy’s second installment. I really just adore Dante and Eve and couldn’t wait to read more about them! These two have so much drama surrounding them and it is absolutely a blast to read about. The story kept me on the edge of my seat.

Hearts Divine was a absolutely fantastic read. It was intense, kept me sucked in from beginning to end and was extremely well written. There were moments of intensity, so much action, and I loved every second of it all. We pick up where the first book ended so if you have no read book one of The Santiago Trilogy then I highly suggest you do so!

Eve is handling the aftermath from killing a man and coming to terms of a life without Dante. They wind up reunited and of course more things wind up coming up and we watch them battle through the secrets that now threaten their happiness. Dante can be very cold and he is extremely damaged so he battles his feelings constantly. These two are like yin and yang, they just fit. Where he’s dark, she’s light and they just work perfectly together. I honestly cannot wait until book three!! This book was flawless!

 

Surge by Angel Payne


 

Surge (Bolt Vol 5)  


 

by USA Today bestselling romance author Angel Payne 


 

 

Release 15th January 


 

Genre: Contemporary Romance 


 

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With her physical abilities ignited beyond imagination, Emmalina Crist now stands as an equal with the love of her life, Reece Richards. The only thing better than becoming a badass warrior by day is basking in the man’s passion by night.


But the newly christened Flare—and all her solar-powered abilities—must remain a secret from the world, hidden from enemies that threaten to re-emerge at any moment…like the most important day of Reece and Emma’s life. The crisis exposes a new layer to the Consortium’s vile vendetta and forces the newlyweds into a painful separation.


When Reece and Emma are finally reunited, the joy is double-edged. Team Bolt is still in danger, and there’s a precious new life they’ll do anything to protect—including going into hiding. With her identity stripped and her life changed, Emma questions her choices and retreats from Reece. The hero of LA is broken and searching for answers, and everything hangs in the balance. 


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Meet the Author

 
 

USA Today bestselling romance author Angel Payne has written for four publishing houses, and is also independently published. She loves to focus on high heat romance starring memorable alpha men and the women who love them. 

She has numerous book series to her credit, including the Suited for Sin series, the Cimarron Saga, the Temptation Court series, the Secrets of Stone series (with Victoria Blue), the Lords of Sin historicals, and the rebranded Honor Bound series, as well as several stand-alone titles. 

Currently, she is serving as the Vice President of Romance Writers of America’s Passionate Ink Chapter. 

She lives in Southern California with her soul-mate husband and beautiful daughter.

My Review- 5 Stars!!

I say it every single volume and this volume is absolutely no different, how could this possibly get any better?!

This addition to the Bolt Saga was absolutely flawless! Angel bleeds her characters and she did just that in parts 13 through 15. The detail to this book was amazing, the descriptions of the places they go was just fantastic and spot on. You honestly feel like you are taking the journey with the characters. Emma and Reece are just absolutely everything together and they just get better and better.

So many questions are answered in this book, but we of course are going to wind up having some more. For all the good in the world, there is so much bad still. These two are still working to find a way to defeat the Consortium and it is only a matter of time. The good guys always prevail after all, right?

Fantastically written and I can’t wait for more!

The Kiss Thief by L.J. Shen

 

 

THE KISS THIEF BY L.J. SHEN

Release Date: January 9th

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Blurb
They say your first kiss should be earned.

Mine was stolen by a devil in a masquerade mask under the black Chicago sky.

They say the vows you take on your wedding day are sacred.

Mine were broken before we left church.

They say your heart only beats for one man.

Mine split and bled for two rivals who fought for it until the bitter end.

I was promised to Angelo Bandini, the heir to one of the most powerful families in the Chicago Outfit.

Then taken by Senator Wolfe Keaton, who held my father’s sins over his head to force me into marriage.

They say that all great love stories have a happy ending.

I, Francesca Rossi, found myself erasing and rewriting mine until the very last chapter.

One kiss.

Two men.

Three lives.

Entwined together.

And somewhere between these two men, I had to find my forever.

 

 

 

 

Excerpt
“Are you sure you’re on my card?” I turned to the man with a polite yet distant smile. I was still disoriented from the exchange with Angelo when the stranger pulled me against his hard body and pressed a possessive hand lower than socially acceptable on my back, a second from groping my butt.

“Answer me,” I hissed.

“My bid on your card was the highest,” he replied dryly.

“The bids are undisclosed. You don’t know how much other people have paid,” I kept my lips pursed to keep myself from yelling.

“I know it’s nowhere near the realm of what this dance is worth.”

Un-freaking-believable.

We began to waltz around the room as other couples were not only spinning and mingling but also stealing envious glances at us. Naked, raw ogles that told me that whomever the blonde he’d come to the masquerade with was, she wasn’t his wife. And that I might have been all the rage in The Outfit, but the rude man was in high demand, too.

I was stiff and cold in his arms, but he didn’t seem to notice—or mind. He knew how to waltz better than most men, but he was technical, and lacked warmth and Angelo’s playfulness.

“Nemesis.” He took me by surprise, his rapacious gaze stripping me bare. “Distributing glee and dealing misery. Seems at odds with the submissive girl who entertained Bishop and his horsey wife at the table.”

I choked on my own saliva. Did he just call the governor’s wife horsey? And me submissive? I looked away, ignoring the addictive scent of his cologne, and the way his marble body felt against mine.

“Nemesis is my spirit animal. She was the one to lure Narcissus to a pool where he saw his own reflection and died of vanity. Pride is a terrible illness.” I flashed him a taunting smirk.

“Some of us could use catching it.” He bared his straight white teeth.

“Arrogance is a disease. Compassion is the cure. Most gods didn’t like Nemesis, but that’s because she had a backbone.”

“Do you?” He arched a dark eyebrow.

“Do I…?” I blinked, the courteous grin on my face crumpling. He was even ruder when we were alone.

“Have a backbone,” he provided. He stared at me so boldly and intimately, it felt like he breathed fire into my soul. I wanted to step out of his touch and jump into a pool full of ice.

“Of course, I do,” I responded, my spine stiffening. “What’s with the manners? Were you raised by wild coyotes?”

“Give me an example,” he said, ignoring my quip. I was beginning to draw away from him, but he jerked me back into his arms. The glitzy ballroom distorted into a backdrop, and even though I was starting to notice that the man behind the demi-mask was unusually beautiful, the ugliness of his behavior was the only thing that stood out.

I am a warrior and a lady…and a sane person who can deal with this horrid man.

“I really like Angelo Bandini.” I dropped my voice, slicing my gaze from his eyes and toward the table where Angelo’s family had been seated. My father was sitting a few seats away, staring at us coldly, surrounded by Made Men who chatted away.

“And see, in my family, we have a tradition dating back ten generations. Prior to her wedding, a Rossi bride is to open a wooden chest—carved and made by a witch who lived in my ancestors’ Italian village—and read three notes written to her by the last Rossi girl to marry. It’s kind of a good luck charm mixed with a talisman and a bit of fortunetelling. I stole the chest tonight and opened one of the notes, all so I could rush fate. It said that tonight I was going to be kissed by the love of my life, and well…” I drew my lower lip into my mouth and sucked it, peering under my eyelashes at Angelo’s empty seat. The man stared at me stoically, as though I was a foreign film he couldn’t understand. “I’m going to kiss him tonight.”

“That’s your backbone?”

“When I have an ambition, I go for it.”

A conceited frown crinkled his mask, as if to say I was a complete and utter moron. I looked him straight in the eye. My father taught me that the best way to deal with men like him was to confront, not run. Because, this man? He’d chase.

 

 

 

 

About the Author
L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets peoples’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

 

 

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My Review- 5 Stars!!

Oh my gosh this book was just absolutely everything I could have hoped for! What a way to start of my 2019 reads! The Kiss Thief put me through a wringer of emotions. I experienced the emotions these characters were feeling right along with them and I LOVED it! I had those moments of pure anger, moments where I chuckled, and of course moments where I completely swooned.

Francesca and Wolfe had such an intense story that it honestly took my breath away. Francesca has her life all planned out, not by choice of course, but because of who she is and the lifestyle that she has been born into. She knows that she will be married off at one point in her life because she is royalty. She figures it will be with Angelo who we meet in the beginning of the book as well. He is her childhood sweetheart who she has always been in love with and vice versa. Little does she know that her whole life is going to change after just a dance at a ball.

Wolfe knows he is out for vengeance and wants to ruin Francesca’s father no matter what. Her father has destroyed his life and he is determined to do the same to him. What he doesn’t realize is how deeply he is going to fall for Francesca. They both fight each other every twist and turn, but it leads for a story that was absolutely amazing in every way.

I honestly would rate this read much higher than 5 stars if I could. The story was absolutely breathtaking. The writing was beautiful and flowed so well. The characters had so much depth, even the minor ones. All in all this was one well written, well thought out journey. It’s a MUST read.

Don’t Let Go by Willow Winters

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Release Date- January 2, 2019

Seductive. Addictive. Captivating.

The irresistible heroes in these stories have those three features in common.
Some stories are second chance; others are fated love. But every single one of them, you’ll crave to the last page.

This is a collection of tales published by Willow Winters but no longer available. These stories touched my heart, but were exclusive at the time so if you didn’t snag them then, they were lost to you forever.
I wanted to make sure you could read all of my work and now you can. Happy reading, xx

The stories available in this collection are:
** Infatuation, the first novella in the USA Today best-selling bundle, Drawn to Him.
** Desires in the Night and Keeping Secrets, both shorts published in exclusive bundles with best-selling author Adriana Locke.
**Bad Boy Next Door, a novella I wrote years ago that I still often think about. The damaged hero and second chance love in this romance is one I wish I could go back to often. It’s the final tale included in this collection for a total of 4 stories not available anywhere else!

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My Review- 5 Stars!

What a great read and series of short stories. Inside you will find four short stories, Infatuation, Desires in the Night, Keeping Secrets, and Bad Boy Next Door. Each read was wonderful, quick, and I hope we’ll get to know more about these couples in the future with either some back story elsewhere or full length novels in the future.

In Infatuation you will go through a short, emotion filled, steamy journey with Lila and Alec. Most of the read in Lila’s POV which I loved. Desires in the Night is told in both point of views from Valarie and Alex. I really enjoyed their quick read. Keeping Secrets will show us Ella and Aiden, and Bad Boy Next Door will give us a short read about Ryker and Catherine. Bad Boy Next Door was my favorite of the four, but all of them were fantastic.

If you’re looking for a quicker read that will suck you in and is enjoyable then Don’t Let Go is the book for you! Very enjoyable!