Release Day Blitz: Her Sexy Challenge by Sarah Ballance

Her Sexy Challenge

by Sarah Ballance
Firefighters of Station 1, #1
Publication Date: August 14, 2017
Genres: Adult, Entangled: Lovestruck, Contemporary, Romance


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She might be the one fire he can’t put out…

Caitlin Tyler doesn’t do bridges—she just doesn’t know it until she lands her dream job and freezes halfway across her new town’s towering death span. Cue the cocky, infuriating fireman who goads her off the bridge. He’s hot, but he’s also exactly the kind of guy she wants to avoid…which she manages to do for a whole four hours.

Lt. Shane Hendricks is only two weeks away from leaving Dry Rock. He sure as hell doesn’t need to get involved with a woman he has to rescue twice in one day. The fact that she’s clearly annoyed by him doesn’t deter him from throwing down a challenge—one that proves hard to resist for all the wrong reasons.

They’re moving in different directions. Leaving should be easy, but falling for Caitlin might be the one fire he can’t put out…



SARAH BALLANCE is a USA Today bestselling author of contemporary, historical, and supernatural romance and romantic suspense. She’s been married to her own romantic hero for what he calls a “long, long time” (and no, he’ll never hear the end of saying that). Together they have six children … and clearly too much time on their hands. She currently writes for Entangled Publishing.

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Release Blitz: More Than Love, The Barrington Billionaires

Release Blitz, More Than Love, The Barrington Billionaires Book 5 by New York Times Bestselling Author Ruth Cardello

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More Than Love, The Barrington Billionaires Book 5 by Author Ruth Cardello



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Grant Barrington is known for being a steadfast financial wizard. He’s an under-celebrated voice of reason, a man who hangs back rather than charges in—until his family needs him to find out what happened to his brother Kent. Then it’s time for this quiet hero to flex his alpha billionaire muscle.

It’s not an ideal time to meet a woman who unexpectedly brings out a wild and spontaneous side of him.

Viviana Sutton is living with her cousin after being fleeced by her ex-boyfriend. She’s done with relationships and isn’t looking for forever. Giving in to one naughty, incredibly hot romp with a stranger actually makes her feel better until she starts craving olives with her morning cereal and takes a pregnancy test.

To help his family, he’ll need to be the man she makes him feel like he can be.

For the sake of her baby, she’ll give him a chance to change her impression of him.

Nothing will be the same once this good man becomes a bad boy.

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Other Books in this series by Ruth Cardello

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Book 1: Always Mine (Free Download)

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Book 2: Stolen Kisses

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Book 3: Trade it All

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Book 3.5: A Billionaire for Lexi

Amazon | AmazonUK

Book 4: Let It Burn

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About Ruth Cardello


Ruth Cardello is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance.

She was born the youngest of 11 children in a small city in northern Rhode Island. She spent her young adult years moving as far away as she could from her large extended family. She lived in Boston, Paris, Orlando, New York–then came full circle and moved back to Rhode Island. She now happily lives one town over from the one she was born in. For her, family trumped the warmer weather and international scene.
She was an educator for 20 years, the last 11 as a kindergarten teacher. When her school district began cutting jobs, Ruth turned a serious eye toward her second love- writing and has never been happier. When she’s not writing, you can find her chasing her children around her small farm, riding her horses, or connecting with her readers online.

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Release Blitz: Deserved by Victoria Johns

•~•*•~•Victoria Johns Cover Reveal – Deserved•~•*•~•

Lacey Talbot had a safe and loving childhood despite being raised in a residential home for kids, and the day she met Charlotte and Oli Hart, it felt like she had been truly blessed. Now training to be qualified in social care, she’s giving back to the system that saved her from a life of danger and poverty.

So why does she feel like she needs more when she has everything she never thought possible? A career, family love and friends who would be there for her no matter what, just don’t seem enough.

Lacey wants a love to call her own, to start living her life for real but there is one thing missing, someone to love – a guy who will return the love that she deserves just as hard.

Tommy Sevens, is the dependable local business owner. He’s never short of female company but his bachelor life is turned upside down by an unexpected visitor. When he reaches out for help, he ends up with more than he bargained for when Lacey comes to the rescue.

What starts out as a professional relationship, turns into so much more when Tommy realizes he can’t resist Lacey anymore. She’s a beautiful, unforeseen surprise who makes him want a different life, despite what he thinks he deserves, and he’s that guy that Lacey has been yearning for. The one thing that stands in the way of their happily ever after are his close friends, Lacey’s foster parents.

Deserved is the second book in the soul mates series and tells the stories of those who find passion and love when they least expect it.  No need to have read the first book.

If you’d like to read book 1, Survivor, click here – AMAZON


Victoria Johns is a Cheshire based writer with a wild imagination for steamy stories, she believes it’s every girl’s dream to experience a happily ever after.

Realising it was time to live her own dream, she now enjoys day dreaming and creating fiery romance novels. When she’s not doing that, she can be found spending time with her family, cycling the countryside or enjoying pink fizz with her crazy friends.

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#ThrowbackThursday: The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins


It’s Thursday once again and we’re back with my favorite book meme, #ThrowbackThursday created by Renee of It’s Book Talk ( as her way of sharing some of her favorite oldies but goodies books that were published more than a year ago. Check out her blog to see her TBT recommendations this week 🙂

Today, I’m featuring the mystery thriller, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins which was made into a movie a year ago. Take note, I haven’t seen the movie so this review is purely related to the book.

The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.

And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?

Everyday, Rachel Watson rode the train, with alcohol in her hand, reliving the moments of her day, wove stories in her head and somehow still wished she was still married to her ex, Tom. She was an alcoholic and often had blackouts. Everyday, she passed by “Jess and Jason’s” house and imagined their perfect wonderful life. Until one day she saw something that shocked her and changed everything she knew about the people in her old neighborhood.

Megan and Scott didn’t exactly resemble the happy family that Rachel imagined them to be. Megan had issues with her neighbors, her job (or lack thereof), her husband. Megan’s disappearance in the story came as a shock and Scott’s abusive nature gripped my throat.

Anna Watson, Tom’s new wife and mother of their child, was something else. She’s unreliable, pretentious, insecure. I can’t say much about her because really, there was nothing likeable about her in my opinion. So there.

The characters were so unsettling that for the first time in my life, I didn’t favor any of them, wasn’t at all thrilled at anyone,  In my eyes, Rachel Watson was desperate, Anna Watson was unforthcoming, and Megan was erratic. Tom and Scott were both horrendous, that’s all I could say about them.

But darn it, I wasn’t expecting that ending! Sure I’ve had my fair share of mysteries and thrillers, I thought I have already mastered the art of eliminating the possible suspects and guessing whodunnit. But I was wrong. Once again, I was left with my mouth hanging open at the turn of events.

The Girl on the Train had been a great read, quite disturbing and somehow  I found the whole story gripping and madly disturbingly awesome.


Book Blitz: Mother of Shadows by Meg Anne


Mother of Shadows (The Chosen #1)
by Meg Anne

Helena’s life had always been quiet. In fact, she liked it that way.

When her childhood friend returns home and tells her that she is the prophesied ruler of the Chosen, those blessed with the gift of magic, her quiet life goes up in flames.

Suddenly Helena finds herself surrounded by a circle of protectors, each having sworn their loyalty to her since her birth. All except for one: her Mate.

It’s not enough that she learn how to use her magic and undergo a trial to prove her worthiness; in order to claim her title, Helena must also find the man who carries the other half of her soul.

Exiled due to a past he had no part in, Von is the last man the Chosen expect Helena to select. Despite their protests, his soul calls to hers and there’s no denying that he was made for her.

But the prophecy stands and all isn’t as it seems.

There’s an enemy lurking within plain sight who will stop at nothing to destroy her.


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Excerpt From Mother of Shadows

She was trying not to fidget when she heard the crowd start to stir again. She felt, rather than saw him come forward. It was as if her body was equally hot and cold at the same time, and she shivered in response. He moved to stand in front of her, and she looked up, and up, to meet his gaze.

His hair was obsidian, smoothed back off his sculpted face. His face was all hard angles, and he had steely gray eyes which stared into hers without a hint as to the emotion behind them. His lips were full and inviting, but with none of the lines around them to suggest he was prone to smiling.

Her eyes continued their perusal, greedily drinking in the golden skin and heavy muscles of the man before her.
“Damaskiri,” he murmured, his voice a low growl.

She felt an answering response low in her stomach.

“May the Mother open your heart to me and allow our souls to find the one they were created for,” he continued gray eyes boring into hers.

At his words, her heart started beating more quickly.

His lips quirked as if he knew the effect he was having on her, and he raised his hand as though to touch her. She heard Darrin and Kragen shift in response and watched him still.

He looked over her shoulder, meeting the gaze of her two warriors. Looking back at her, he then looked down into his hand.

Her eyes followed his and saw a perfect white bloom resting in the palm of his hand. She had never seen a more perfect magnolia bloom in her life. The velvety petals were brilliantly white, and the fragrance heady.

“Magnolias are my favorite,” she whispered, eyes shyly meeting his.

A dimple flashed in his cheek, and its appearance instantly transformed his face, “I know.”

She laughed at his audacity, “How?”

“Would you believe me if I told you I have dreamed about you since I was a wee lad?” He asked, deadpan.

She tilted her head to the side, her laughter making her eyes twinkle, “No.”
He shrugged, as though he had expected as much.

“I may have bribed someone.”

She laughed again in shocked amusement, “I’ll bet you did. What is your name?”
“Von, Damaskiri.” He replied, in the same deep growl.

“Thank you, Von, I shall treasure it, since you did go to so much trouble to ensure I would like it.”

He nodded at her, a small smile playing about his sculpted mouth, and with a last glance, he started away.

As he stepped away, she heard the hissing of the crowd. She narrowed her eyes again in disapproval. He must have been the one they were reacting to earlier. She was not pleased that they would feel they had the right to judge anyone who was presenting themselves to be her mate.

She studied the crowd with a frown. The hissing continued, and someone went so far as to throw something in Von’s direction.

“ENOUGH!” she shouted, icy anger wrapping itself around her.

Von stopped mid decent, and looked back at her; black brow lifted in surprise.
“How dare you treat one of your brothers this way,” she bit out, her voice a whip, “it is not for you to judge or determine the worthiness of another. The Mother and her Vessel are the only ones with the authority to do so.

“You will treat each other with respect and deference, especially those who humble themselves and their pride as they offer themselves to be my Mate.”
The crowd was shifting, ashamed and in awe of the woman before them.

“I am to be your Kiri, and my Mate will be my equal, you will not,” she paused, eyes singling out the troublemakers, “in any way harm what is mine.” Her voice had dropped to a ragged whisper.


Review: Read, Write and Love at Seaside by Addison Cole

Read, Write, Love at Seaside
(Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers #1)
by Addison Cole

Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers features a group of fun, flirty, and emotional friends who gather each summer at their Cape Cod cottages. They’re sassy, flawed, and so easy to relate to, you’ll be begging to enter their circle of friends!

Bestselling author Kurt Remington lives to write. He spends twelve hours a day in front of his computer, rarely leaving the seclusion of his beach-front property, where he’s come to finish his latest thriller — that is, until free-spirited Leanna Bray nearly drowns in the ocean trying to save her dog. Kurt’s best-laid plans are shot to hell when he comes to their rescue. Kurt’s as irritated as he is intrigued by the sexy, hot mess of a woman who lives life on a whim, forgets everything, and doesn’t even know the definition of the word organized.

Leanna’s come to the Cape hoping to find a fulfilling career in the jam-making business, and until she figures out her own life, a man is not on the menu. But Leanna can’t get the six-two, deliciously muscled and tragically neat Kurt out of her mind. She tells herself she’s just stopping by to say thank you, but the heart-warming afternoon sparks an emotional and unexpectedly sweet ride as Kurt and Leanna test the powers of Chemistry 101: Opposites Attract.

An author who writes shirtless, living in a pristine cottage with white walls and immaculate surroundings. A man who is quiet, organized and plans everything. That’s Kurt Remington for you.

Then a free spirited, bikini-clad woman with a loud mouth, sexy body comes rushing by on the beach looking for her dog, splashing water and leaving sand trails on the deck. That’s Leanna for you.

Two extreme opposites, a laptop with thousand word counts, and a basketful of jam and baking soda are all it takes for one exciting summer Kurt and Leanna won’t ever forget!

My heart went yada-yada and skipped like there’s no tomorrow after reading Read, Write, Love at Seaside. Addison Cole put two opposing characters together and the impact was like fireworks in the sky – sparkly, bright, beautiful. The other girls in the book were golden! Bella and Jenna and Amy seemed like a bunch of lovely meddling ladies who are endearing and funny and truly loving. And Kurt – he is exemplary! He’s probably my newest book boyfriend this month (Yay!)

Love this book heaps! Cole’s writing was great although the pacing was a little slow. Nevertheless, this has been a really lusciously sweet story and I’m loving it! (Can’t wait to read seductive Bella’s story!!)


Addison Cole is the sweet alter ego of New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster.

Read, Write, Love at Seaside is the sweet edition of Melissa’s steamy romance novel Read, Write, Love. The stories and characters remain the same, and convey all of the passion you expect between two people in love, without any explicit scenes or harsh language.

Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers features a group of fun, flirty, and emotional friends who gather each summer at their Cape Cod cottages. They’re sassy, flawed, and so easy to relate to, you’ll be begging to enter their circle of friends!

Addison Cole writes humorous and emotional sweet contemporary romance. Her books do not include explicit sex scenes or harsh language. Addison spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she dreams up wonderful love stories in her house overlooking Cape Cod Bay.

Addison enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups and welcomes an invitation to your event.

Cover Reveal: Falling Under by EJ Louise

Amber can’t remember anything of the last ten months of her life since she suffered a head injury during a boating accident. Not even her boyfriend, Wesley. But he remembers everything, including how he watched her almost die. He will do everything he can to make her remember, but once she does, what will she think of him?

E.J. Louise lives in Oklahoma with her son, Jeremy. They love books and using their imaginations to create new, fun worlds.

E.J. Louise can be found with her nose in a book or her fingers clicking away
at the keyboard, as far away from reality as possible.

She also writes under the pseudonym Jessica Renee, separating her Adult works of fiction from the Young/New Adult.