Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Release Blitz for Resonance by Kim Loraine




Title: Resonance
Series: Golden Beach #3
Author: Kim Loraine
Genre: Contemporary Romance/New Adult 
 Release Date: May 25, 2016



Blurb

Fame . . .

It’s all Angela Peters has wanted for the last twelve years. Determined to keep their focus on their band, Panic Station, she and Garrett made a pact that they’d never sleep together. No relationships. No distractions. Now, on the brink of getting everything she wants, she wakes up in bed with her drummer the day before their big tour begins, a recipe for disaster.

Love . . .

Garrett Donalson has been in love with Angela since they were twelve years old. The moment she broke their pact, he thought he’d finally found his forever with her. Unfortunately, the road to success is paved with lies and deceit, leaving Garrett fighting to keep the girl he’s wanted for so long.

Sometimes holding on to what you have is harder than getting what you want.







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Excerpt

Angela wrinkled her nose as the smoky air of the bar coated her skin like a grimy film. She'd been in plenty of smoke-filled bars over the years, but the initial assault on her senses always bothered her. The bar was crowded, a country band played on the stage, and couples sat at small tables sharing snacks and drinking. The two of them went unnoticed, and it was glorious. Enjoying the feeling of being ordinary again, she and Garrett grabbed seats at the bar.

“What'll you have?” the bartender asked.

“Jack and coke.” Angela looked at Garrett and grinned at his stupefied expression. “He'll have the same.”

She forced a chuckle as she watched him, a niggling strand of jealousy working its way into her head. The bartender was a gorgeous brunette with skintight jeans and curves women would pay big bucks for. “Don't fall into her cleavage.”

His guilty expression said it all. Busted.

“It's fine. Even I had to look,” she admitted.

They sipped at their drinks in companionable silence. She was hyper-aware of his thigh brushing against hers, the spicy scent of him—somehow more appealing than it had ever been.

“So, Aiden and I were asked to come on The Rich Morton Show in a few weeks,” she offered, attempting to distract herself from his appeal.

Deep brown eyes connected with hers and an unwelcome fluttering began low in her belly.

“Wow, that's a really big deal. This song is really taking off, huh?” He took a long pull from his drink and offered a weak grin.

“It's just one song.”

“And a fake relationship . . .”

Her heart hammered as he uttered the words. “Shh, someone might hear you.”

“I'm not so sure it's fake for him,” he muttered under his breath.

The spark of anger in her belly flared at his comment. “I don't want to talk about this right now.”

“Okay, sorry. What should we talk about?”

“We don't spend any time together anymore. I miss my writing partner. I miss the feeling I get when we make something good.”

“I miss that, too.” Those beautiful eyes found hers again, and she squirmed in her seat.

The music had stopped and the band stepped down from the stage. They applauded politely, though they really hadn't been listening. She watched with mild interest as a wannabe cowboy with the beginnings of a beer belly sauntered up to the microphone.

“Excuse me just a minute, y'all.” He held up a hand. “It was just brought to our attention that we've got ourselves two thirds of Panic Station sittin' right over there at the bar.”

“Oh, God,” she muttered, feeling her face redden.

Garrett grinned at her like an idiot. “This is so cool.”

Wannabe Cowboy waved at them. “So, maybe we can persuade them to give us a little show. What do y'all think?”

The crowd cheered and whooped. She looked from the stage to Garrett, then back.

“Shall we?” he asked, holding a hand out to her.

She shrugged and grinned. “I guess so.”

Garrett grabbed the offered guitar and she walked over to the piano unsure of what song they should play. Her palms were sweaty as she ran her fingers over the keys.

He came around and whispered, “Only,” in her ear. A chill ran up her spine. That was the last song they'd written together, right before the tour. No one had heard it.

She leaned up to the microphone and adjusted it before clearing her throat. “Hi, my name's Angela Peters and this is Garrett Donalson. This song is called Only.”

Garrett counted off and they played. As she sang and he harmonized she felt close to tears. The lyrics were so painful now, now that she knew what they really meant. He'd written this about her, about them, how he felt, and she'd ignored it. As the song died down to the last strains, her heart clenched.

She watched him watch her and couldn't quell the urge to feel his arms around her. As soon as the crowd was applauding she jumped up and strode toward him. Alarm registered on his face as she approached and he quickly handed off the guitar before her arms were around him. Burying her face in his chest to hide the tears, she held him tightly.

“I'm sorry I hurt you,” she choked out.

He hugged her to him and kissed the top of her head. “I know.”



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Author Bio


Kim Loraine is the author of the “Golden Beach” series, including “Restoration” (2015) and “Renovation” (2015). She started writing at a young age, scribbling down song lyrics, short stories, and poems she was too afraid to share with anyone. Busy working as a music teacher in her Pacific Northwest hometown, it wasn’t until her family of four picked up everything and moved to beautiful Japan that she decided to finally take the plunge and send her characters out into the world.

The central theme in Kim’s books is self-discovery, whether that is found through taking risks, breaking down walls, or admitting mistakes. Kim likes to write characters that seem like someone you actually know, who find that life is a journey not without its challenges.

When not writing Kim spends her time with her husband, chasing around their crazy kids, exploring Japan, and binge-watching Doctor Who on Netflix.



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Cover Reveal for Breaking Skin by Debra Doxer




Title: Breaking Skin
Author: Debra Doxer
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Okay Creations 
 Release Date: June 20, 2016



Blurb

“Deep down, we all want a no-matter-what kind of love.”

Dancing is like magic. It makes me disappear. When I dance I’m not a sister or a daughter, not a lover or a friend. I exist in the moment, onstage, where I turn pain into art and pretend the illusion is real. My past is an abomination and my future is unwritten, but my present is pure, fluid, and focused. I’m content, or at least I think I am, until the night I meet a man who makes me want more.

He’s broken, just like me, but in different ways. He’s older and nothing like the men I’m used to. Compared to him, they’re all boys, immature and insipid, while he’s a force of nature, confident and virile. Virile is a word I’ve never used before, and I only use it now because he embodies it so completely.

At first, he fights the attraction between us almost as hard as I do. But when words like destiny and soulmate whisper through my thoughts, how can I ignore them? He can have any girl he wants, but he looks at me as if I’m the girl he’s waited for his whole life. How can I tell him I’m not that girl?

I wish I were enough for him, wish I were whole. But beneath my facade, I’ve been falling to pieces for a long time, and I don’t know if I’m strong enough to resist the downward momentum.







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“What can I do to help?” he asks.

“You can kiss me.”

Cole goes still.

Wide-eyed, I gaze up at him. I can’t believe I just said that. God knows I want to kiss him.

“It doesn’t have to be anything more,” I say when he doesn’t move. “Just a simple kiss to relieve the tension, because we want to, because it will feel good. It doesn’t have to be a complication.”

Surprise flickers in his eyes as they search mine. He licks his lips but still he hesitates, and I want to scream in frustration. Where’s the Cole I met two years ago, the one who homed in on me like a laser at Blackburn’s? The one who in his own quiet way made it impossible to refuse him.

Before I can think better of it, I push up onto my toes and wrap my arms around Cole’s neck, pushing my body flush against his.

“Please,” I whisper, ashamed that I have to beg but willing to do it anyway.

His jaw flexes and thoughts war behind his eyes, but finally his arms come around me as his lips slant over mine. He pulls me closer, and when his hand fists in my hair and gently tugs my head back to deepen the kiss, I’m lost to him.

Cole takes control and there’s no slow buildup, no gradual descent. Passion consumes us, and it wouldn’t matter if a tornado came tearing through the yard. I wouldn’t notice. But somehow Cole keeps his wits about him. He drags his mouth from mine.

“Langley,” he says, his gaze focused above my head toward the slider into the kitchen. Thinking quickly, he moves us to the side, out of view.

“Did she see?” My heartbeat is frantic, my body strung tight.

“I don’t think so.”

We stand there and catch our breaths together. He rests his chin on my head because neither of us have relaxed our arms. We still have them wrapped around each other.

“A kiss between us is complicated, Nikki. Let’s not fool ourselves.”

Slowly, I unwind my arms from his neck. “Why? Because of Renee?”

He leans back to look at me. “Because of us. Because of how this feels.”

This feels incredible, but I can already sense him pulling away. He’s shutting down again, and my racing heart beats even faster because I’m going to ask the question that hangs between us. The one reason I’m most afraid is the source of his hesitation.





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Debra Doxer was born in Boston, and other than a few lost years in the California sunshine, she has always resided in the Boston area. She writes fiction, technical software documents, illegible scribbles on sticky notes, and texts that get mangled by AutoCorrect. She writes for a living, and she writes for fun. When her daughter asks when she’ll run out of words, her response always is, “When I run out of time.”



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If I could turn back time...
You know what they say about wishing for the impossible.
My name is Talia Perizkova, and time is usually my best friend. It's been good to me in the months since I left the man who nearly killed me, and I've returned the favor by working hard at Stone Global Corp, even getting promoted to lead one of SGC's key expansion projects.
There's only one mar on that record. The night I told time to kiss my ass, during a business trip to Vegas with my bosses--yes, my bosses--and experienced a night for the record books with them both. But what happened in the City of Sin refuses to stay there for any of us, and time has joined forces with his pal, karma, to exact payback where it most matters. In my heart.
Fletcher Ford. Drake Newland. They're two of the business world's sexiest, most sought-after bachelors, and I've fallen for them both. Their passion is everything I crave, their protection is everything I need--and their love is everything my orthodox family will never let me accept.
The solution, according to them, is simple. One man steps down, so at least two of us are happy.
I could find a way...
But sacrifices are rarely simple, and one plus one doesn't always equal happily-ever-after. That means all three of us have some huge, hard decisions to make. Take a chance on this rare love we've been given...or give in to fear, and lose each other forever?
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Release Blitz for SINdicate by Marie James




Title: SINdicate
BT Urruela Fanfiction Novel
Author: Marie James
Genre: Romantic Suspense 
 Release Date: May 25, 2016


Blurb

BT Urruela is former military with scars from war that forever changed his life. He attends an acting class, is a personal trainer at an elite facility in Tampa, and is your typical warm-blooded male.

Life is pretty easy-going for BT... then Aviana Maguire catches his eye.

Aviana attends the same acting class as BT, but does her best to stay under the radar. She’s the product of a broken family and a less than desirable childhood. She’s riddled with emotional scars and has extreme trust issues with men and all relationships in general.

Life was hard for Aviana as she struggled daily to just stay afloat. Just when she thought life couldn’t get more difficult, she’s snatched away from her home as retribution for someone else’s mistakes.

Underworlds, debts, and an obsession for justice could change everything for them both.

BT may rescue the girl he tracked into the dark recesses of Las Vegas, but will she ever be the same?

Or will BT become so deeply involved in SIN, that he becomes the one needing to be rescued?





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Marie James: I’m a full-time, working mother of two boys and wife of 11 years. I've spent almost my entire lifetime living in central Texas, with only short stays in South Carolina, Alabama, and Florida. I've always wanted to write novels and just recently had the gumption to sit down and start one. My passions include reading everything under the sun and plotting out new books to write in the future.

Kincaid is my 7th book. I’ve also written the Hale Series, Love ME Like That, and a FanFiction named Psychosis, featuring up and coming cover model, Matthew Hosea, as the main character. This book was done for fun and all of the proceeds are going to charity. All of my books are currently available on Amazon.



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Sale Blitz for The Breed Series by Alice K. Wayne




The Breed Series
Author: Alice K. Wayne
Genre: Paranormal Romance





Blurb

After the brutal kidnapping of her brother, Tessa Roberts, a human born with the ability to read other human minds, plunges herself into the dark and mysterious world of the Breed, hell bent on finding him. What she encounters however, is far more than she bargained for. Vampires and werewolves are one race known as the Breed, and are locked in a centuries old war against vicious human Hunters. With the help of Casstiel, the fierce leader of the Breed's defense team who carries a fiery passion for her, can she find her brother before the war erupts on their doorstep? Or will lies and betrayals end the new life she's forged for herself, along with the lives of everyone she loves?

Warning: This book contains strong sexual content and graphic violence, it is not suitable for persons under the age of 18.







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Excerpt

“God I was so stupid…. Why didn’t I just listen to you?” she moaned, dropping her face in her hands. “No I was stupid. I’m so used to being the boss, never having an order questioned or disobeyed, it never even occurred to me that you would react the way you did. I dismissed your feelings without even considering them,” he jumped at the opportunity to apologize. “Cass, I got shot. You were right, you won the argument by a land slide,” she gave him a flat stare. “I like it so much better when you call me Casstiel,” he firmly changed the subject. “You keep saying that,” she laughed, and for a moment a smile broke across her face. He couldn’t help but smile in return. “So I guess we survived our first fight?” she joked off some of the stress of the situation. “You survived,” he scoffed, “I’m still in the burn ward because of how badly you lit my ass up.” With every laugh from her he felt his breathing getting easier, the vice that had been clamped tightly around his heart loosening. This is what love is… he thought quietly to himself, she is happy and so I am happy. Even though a war is on the brink of exploding, and she’s still covered in bloody clothes; when she laughs, I laugh."






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Nora is a fiery independent beauty with an attitude cold enough to freeze any man's heart. Any Man except Quinn Roberts; the Breed's newest and most vicious weapon as the war against the Hunters, who is hell bent on making his mate see what their love could be.

With each of them bearing the scars of a brutal past, will the bond they share be enough to heal them, or with war and bloodshed encircling them, will their bond be destroyed before it even has a chance to begin?

*Warning: This book is the second book in a series, and must be read second. This book contains strong sexual content and graphic violence and is not suitable for persons under 18*







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Excerpt

“Good, it’s your turn then,” he gave her a smile that immediately set her on her guard, “I want to know what your deepest sexual desire is.” “Pass,” she narrowed her eyes at him. “Have you ever touched yourself while you thought about me?” he knew she wouldn’t answer, but the idea excited him anyway. “Pass,” she answered, but the way she avoided his eye contact gave him a small thrill of hope. “Did you like what we did outside together?” his eyes were digging into hers, his fingers itching to touch her, to peel the dress off of her body. “Pass-” “Uh uh,” he waved his finger at her, “you only get two passes remember? You made that rule.” She stared at him in outright disbelief. He was going to use her own game against her… again. “Tell you what, if you come cuddle up next to me in the middle of this booth, I’ll let you pass on it,” he patted the spot next to him. Suspiciously she stared at him, but she didn’t see what choice she had. She was far too full of pride to admit he had actually pleasured her out in the field. No matter how strong her orgasm had been, she would never admit that it was anything more than average. With an irritated sigh she moved herself over close enough for their thighs to press against each other. Perfect. “Even though you’re refusing to answer, I think we both know you enjoyed yourself,” he leaned forward to whisper in her ear, “I enjoyed it.”



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Alice K. Wayne is a paranormal romance/ erotica writer straight out of the Motor City.

From a young age books became her favorite escape, and that love eventually turned to writing as well.

Alice loves traveling, is a self proclaimed foodie, sushi addict, selfie Queen, and like all good Detroiters, is completely obsessed with Red Wings hockey.



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