Monday, March 2, 2015

Unwrapping a Review of WINGS OF GOLD by Evie Knight as featured in the anthology UNIFORM FETISH + #Giveaway

We do adore our men in uniform, don’t we? Well, I do…I freely admit it, so when Evie Knight told me she was a contributing author to the anthology, UNIFORM FETISH, well, I perked right up. I also agreed to read her story and review it. I’ll be finishing the other nine as well, just not all at once. Yes, there are ten, that’s 10 stories featuring men in uniform.
I received a lovely note from Evie and thought I’d share it with you. She’s such a wonderfully nice person. By the way, she provided a complimentary copy of the anthology for me to read in exchange for an honest and unscripted review. 
“Thank you so much, Amy, for hosting me today and letting me share with your readers my new release titled, WINGS OF GOLD, which is part of the Uniform Fetish Anthology. To celebrate the launch of my new release, I have a tour wide giveaway to one lucky commenter. So, let me tell you about WINGS OF GOLD.” - Evie Knight

Sleeping with him is out of the question

Life couldn’t be better for Abby. She’s got a new job,  awesome friends, a nice place. What more could she ask for? A boyfriend? No. She isn’t even looking for one, but she won’t turn down a little bit of fun. Not until she meets Lieutenant O’Brien. The man with the most magnetic eyes and wicked smile she’s ever met. The thing is men in uniform are trouble and good for one thing and one thing only….they break hearts.

He’s a master in seduction

Lieutenant O’Brien is home for his new assignment as a flight instructor. For years, his naval aviator career has been his focus, and he wants it to remain that way. At least Nate thinks so until he meets Abby, the sexy teacher who swears she won’t sleep with him. The problem is: he thrives in challenges and this is one he’ll win.

As Nate puts his slow seduction plan to work, he’s soon reminded of a promise he swore to keep. Seducing Abby is the beginning of the end to his present, and the start to a future he can’t postpone. The trick will be persuading her there’s more to them than lust.
  
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Amy's Review:
Okay, I’d love to tell you all about this delightfully naughty and teasing short story but truly, it’s so short, I’d give it all away if I did. So I’m just going to say…WOW! I wish this was, at the very least, a full novella. I was hooked immediately by the steamy chemistry between Nate and Abby, I wanted him to fall madly in love with her, and she with him, especially since both were so against it from the second they locked gazes from across the room. Evie knows how to put the sizzle in erotic tease and she makes amazing sparks, and then some, in WINGS OF GOLD. I’m wondering if we can get her to expand on this one someday. It’s a story that needs full telling.

The Uniform Fetish anthology is like a box of delicious chocolates - no, not a reference to Forrest Gump, it just fit. Each story, like a piece of chocolate, is a tantalizing treat in its own, but all together makes for a deliciously naughty read. There are ten stories, each in varying lengths but just enough to give you a little sizzle in a break here or there, or a night in reveling in sexy men in uniform, whichever way you want to indulge. I hope you’ll try it out.

Happy Reading Everyone!

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About Evie Knight:

Evie Knight writes wickedly sexy contemporary romances with irresistible bad boys, sassy heroines, a bit of conflict, humor and a dash of spice. When she’s not hard at work writing, she spends her time blogging, reading, listening to music, or looking for a muse.
She lives in sunny Southern California, and loves hearing from her readers so feel free to drop her a line at evie@evie-knight.com
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UNIFORM FETISH, an anthology featuring, WINGS OF GOLD by Evie Knight, Evernight Publishing, available now in ebook format.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Cover Reveal for NEED ME, a Broke and Beautiful novel by Tessa Bailey






From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Tessa Bailey, comes the next fun and sexy novel in her Broke and Beautiful trilogy!

“How did this tweed-wearing English professor turn out to be my dirtiest hero ever? Cause he really is.”--Tessa Bailey

When Honey Perribow traded in her cowboy boots for stilettos and left her small Kentucky town to attend Columbia University, she never expected to find a dirt-cheap apartment or two new best friends. No stranger to hard work, Honey’s sole focus is a medical degree...until she sees newly-minted Professor, Ben Dawson, and her concentration is hijacked. Honey is fascinated by her gorgeous, young English professor and vows to find a crack his tweed-wearing, glasses-clad exterior.

While at an off campus party, an accident lands Ben in a dark, locked closet with a sexy-sounding southern belle...and their chemistry is explosive. But when he discovers that the girl in his arms is the same beautiful student he can’t stop thinking about, he is stunned. Student-teacher relationships are strictly forbidden…yet no matter how hard he tries, Ben can’t stay away from Honey.

And when his attempts to fight their attraction nearly ruin the best thing that ever happened to him, Ben will do anything to prove how much he needs her. 

About the Author:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Tessa Bailey lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and young daughter. When she isn’t writing or reading romance, Tessa enjoys a good argument and thirty-minute recipes.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Release Promo for AN INDECENT PROPOSAL, the Interview by J. C. Reed & Jackie Steele + #Giveaway




An Indecent Proposal by J.C. Reed & Jackie Steele

Release date: February 23rd, 2015

It was supposed to be easy. 
Hire a professional actor to play my fake fiancĂ©. 
But when he steps in front of my door to pick me up for The Interview, my heart stops. Chase Wright is perfect. And hot. I mean like, burn up your dress hot. However, Chase isn't professional at all. I hate what he does to me with his sinfully sexy blue eyes. I hate that he wants me in his bed. 

One month…that’s all I need him for. All I have to do is stay out of his bed. But the rules slowly begin to change. My fake fiancĂ© suddenly becomes my fake husband. When Chase offers me an indecent proposal, it's too late to fire him. It's too late to decline. 

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Tasty Book Pre-Order Blast for ALL OF ME, a Love Between the Bases novel by Jennifer Bernard + 2 #Giveaways

ALL OF ME
Love Between the Bases # 1
by Jennifer Bernard
Releasing May 26th, 2015 from Avon Romance

Jennifer Bernard, the USA Today bestselling author of the Bachelor Firemen series, scores another homerun with a brand-new series about sexy, single baseball players.

Playing for the Kilby Catfish is hotshot pitcher Caleb Hart’s last chance to salvage his career after a major league meltdown. But the day of his opener with the minor league team, Caleb strikes out with the gorgeous woman who is delivering a petition to run the unruly Catfish out of town. Now to stay in the lineup, Caleb will need to score big with the feisty brunette he can’t keep out of his thoughts.

After the nasty lies Sadie Merritt’s rich ex-boyfriend spread about her all over town, she’s lucky to have a job at all. She can’t afford to screw it up by falling for the player who is supposed to be helping her change the image of the fun-loving Catfish. But that’s easier said than done when Caleb’s voice alone is enough to make her pulse race. And when he surprises her with a mind-blowing kiss, she knows there’s no turning back.

About the Author:

Jennifer Bernard is the USA Today bestselling author of the Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriels series. She is a graduate of Harvard and a former news promo producer. The child of academics, she confounded her family by preferring romance novels to … well, any other books. She left big city life for true love in Alaska, where she now lives with her husband and stepdaughters. She’s no stranger to book success, as she also writes erotic novellas under a naughty secret name not to be mentioned at family gatherings.

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Unwrapping a Review of THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME, an Argeneau novel by Lynsay Sands

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know I love the Argeneau novels by Lynsay Sands. Well, she’s got a new one coming from Avon Romance tomorrow! THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME is book 21 in the Argeneau series, and it’s a definitely hot addition to the rest.

***eARC provided by publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest and unscripted review

Blurb for THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME:

A few hours ago, Sherry Carne would have sworn that vampires didn’t exist. That’s before rogue immortals rampage through her store, leaving bloody chaos (literally) in their wake. The kicker comes when Sherry learns that one of the vamps on the bad guys’ trail may be her life mate. Her head says it’s impossible. The rest of her takes one look at Basileios Argeneau and has much more interesting ideas.

Whatever Basil expected in a life mate, funny, outspoken Sherry isn’t it. But mind-blowing chemistry and instinct don’t lie. They tell him something else, too—that Sherry’s connection to the immortal world goes deeper than she knows. And that she’s in the kind of danger only Basil can save her from—if she’ll just trust him, now and forever . . .

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Sherry Carne owns a kitchenware shop and she’s proud of it, business is looking good. She’s thinking life is coming along well when suddenly a teenage girl runs into her store, hides in Sherry’s office and begins telling her outrageous things about reading minds, no-fangers, and when the worst of the no-fangers, Leo, manages to make one of her customers cut her own throat, Sherry discovers her life will never be the same again.

Basil Argeneau – that’s Baw-zil, not Bay-sil – has been waiting a lifetime, a very long lifetime, for a life mate. When he’s introduced to a mortal woman who is being hunted by Leonius Livius, he goes into full protective mode like any good immortal who’s just met his life mate would. It isn’t going to be easy for him though, since Sherry isn’t any ordinary life mate. She’s a very independent woman with a will of her own and perhaps, a secret even she doesn’t know.

In a nutshell, I love the Argeneaus. Lynsay Sands can put together just about any kind of story featuring an Argeneau or Argeneau relation and I’m going to get excited about reading it. Not always, am I completely satisfied by each one, but it doesn’t keep me from coming back for the next one. Well, in THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME, Lynsay leads off with action, carries us forward with more action, some very steamy life mate sex between Basil and Sherry, and then manages to keep us guessing clear to the end about what is going to happen regarding the evil no-fanger, Leo and wondering who is misdirecting Sherry. I have to admit that my imagination was going in all kinds of directions, but I love the way Lynsay puts it all together in the end.

As usual, we are treated to characters from past books that we’ve come to know and love, including our favorite mischievous enforcer, Justin Bricker. I hear his story is in the works. Yay! In THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME, it’s definitely a family affair trying to keep Sherry and Stephanie safe from the evil clutches of Leo and his sons with a lot of fun banter, sexy innuendos, and keeping tabs on Stephanie, who is simply a normal teenager with a little too much know-how.

I highly recommend THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME by Lynsay Sands if you’re a fan of the Argeneaus because it’s fun, action-packed, immortal sexy, and gives us some definite satisfaction. If you’ve never delved into the world of the Argeneaus then please do, because they’re not your normal paranormal romance. They are funny, sexy, emotional, and strangely normal. Give ‘em a try, you might just fall in love with these amazing characters and be as hooked as the rest of us.

Happy Reading Everyone!

THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME, an Argeneau novel by Lynsay Sands, Avon Romance, release date – February 24, 2015 in print and ebook formats at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobobooks.
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A Tasty Virtual Book Tour for THE TROUBLE WITH SEXY by Codi Gary with #excerpt + #Giveaway

THE TROUBLE WITH SEXY
A Rock Canyon Romance Novella
by Codi Gary

Re-Released February 10, 2015 from Avon Impulse

Fact: Ryan Ashton has never been the hottest girl in the room.

Prim and proper doesn't really lend itself to sexy, but Ryan's okay with that. She's come to terms with her perpetual single status. Or at least she would have, if it weren't for her deliciously gorgeous boss.

Fact: Gregg Phillips is sex on a stick.

And Ryan knows that if she wants him to sit up and take notice of her, she's gotta take a chance … and ditch the frumpy librarian look she's been rocking for way too long. It's gonna take a whole new wardrobe and the help of the local sex kitten to make it happen, but Ryan's up for it. After all, true love is worth the trouble—and that's a fact.

Previously appeared in the anthology, Kiss Me.


Excerpt from THE TROUBLE WITH SEXY:

"That's great, you guys. Now Mr. Andrews, why don't you put your arm around her and give her a kiss?"

Jim Andrews gave his wife a lecherous grin and said, "Come here and give me some sugar."

Marcie Andrews turned her cheek up for his lips and Jim kissed it with a chuckle. Gregg snapped the smiling Marcie and looked down at his camera.

"Okay, so I have about a hundred pictures. Why don't you come by tomorrow afternoon around two and I'll show you the top thirty? You can choose your prints then."

"But we're getting a CD right? Can't we just print the ones we want?" Mrs. Andrews asked, her head cocked to the side innocently.

About the Author:

An obsessive bookworm, CODI GARY likes to write sexy small-town contemporary romances with humor, grand gestures, and blush-worthy moments. When she’s not writing, she can be found reading her favorite authors, squealing over her must-watch shows, and playing with her children. She lives in Idaho with her family.

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Unwrapping a Review of RUNNING HOT, a Bad Boys Undercover novella by HelenKay Dimon

I recently had the opportunity to talk to a new author at Avon/Harper Collins by the name of HelenKay Dimon. She visited the Avon Addicts – one of the perks, mind you – and my Avon sisters were very excited about her new series, Bad Boys Undercover. Well, I hadn’t had the opportunity to read the galleys of her initial novella, RUNNING HOT, and book one, PLAYING DIRTY but after talking with her, and discovering that the inspiration for this series was the HBO show, STRIKE BACK, I knew I had to read them. I love that show! I’m so glad I purchased RUNNING HOT for myself and am glad to share my thoughts with you.

***purchased for my personal reading and gladly sharing my honest and unscripted review.

Blurb for RUNNING HOT:

HelenKay Dimon kicks off her hot new romantic suspense series, Bad Boys Undercover, featuring the fierce men of Alliance—and the only women capable of taming their hearts.

Camped out at a resort bar in Fiji, CIA operative Ward Bennett may look like he's on vacation but he's really deep undercover, hunting a dictator on the run. Ward may be on the job, but that doesn't mean there isn't time for the sexy female bartender. That is, until she drugs him.

When Tasha Gregory discovers the hottie on the barstool isn't who he pretends to be, her MI6 training kicks into gear, and she has no choice but to take him out. Problem is, Ward's not an easy man to put down for long. More than once, his interference almost blows her surveillance operation—and her ability to keep her heart to herself.

As the situation heats up, these two must decide whether they can trust one another—and quick. Working together might just make everyone safer, but getting close enough for comfort … might just get them killed.

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Ward Bennett is CIA undercover on the island of Fiji, and whereas he’d much rather be enjoying all the delights the tropical scenery can afford plus the luscious sexual delights of the bartender he’s been schmoozing the past few days, waking up tied to a chair with a splitting headache wasn’t in his plans. Discovering the beautiful bartender isn’t what she was pretending to be wasn’t in the plan either but he can learn to appreciate her talents, and her deadly skills.

MI6 agent, Tasha Gregory would rather deal with the bad guys alone than put up with another misogynistic CIA operative who would prefer to have her see to getting coffee for him than take orders from a woman. When she discovers the gorgeous man she’s had to knock out and restrain is indeed, CIA, she wonders what she’s done to deserve him and isn’t about to let him get in her way.

Finally agreeing to work together, Ward and Tasha quickly learn they’re essentially working toward the same goal – to stop the bad guy with way too many stinger missiles. Soon their goal becomes more personal when they start worrying about each other beyond the mission.

If you’ve ever seen, and enjoyed, the HBO show, STRIKE BACK, you will love RUNNING HOT by HelenKay Dimon. Inspired by the show, HelenKay has done great justice to it. Ward Bennett and Ford Decker are very much like Damien Scott and Michael Stonebridge, and I love them. Fast talking, fast thinking, action-seeking and sexy as hell is what HelenKay has created in the Bad Boys Undercover series and RUNNING HOT is a fabulous jumping off point.

Hooked by RUNNING HOT immediately because Ward is so much like Scott, I couldn’t put this book down. Ward is sexy, he’s a smartass, he’s got sexy hot maleness pouring out of his veins. He’s very definitely an Alpha male hero but he can also appreciate a woman with skills, strength, and the know how to keep herself, and others around her, alive – an Alpha female like Tasha Gregory, in whom he’s very definitely met his match.

RUNNING HOT by HelenKay Dimon is an action-packed, sexy adventure in covert operations filled with danger, snarky dialogue, and enough steamy sexual tension, it nearly melted the cover off my e-reader. If you love action, smexy characters, and taking out the bad guys, I highly recommend RUNNING HOT by HelenKay Dimon.

With a teaser for PLAYING DIRTY, the first full-length book in the series at the end of RUNNING HOT, I’m chomping at the bit to read the next one, but have to wait until I clear a slot in my reading schedule. I am so dying for Ford’s story, or is that Stonebridge’s?

Happy Reading Everyone!

If by chance you’re not already acquainted with HBO's STRIKE BACK, I thought I’d treat you to a trailer. Enjoy, I always do!


RUNNING HOT, a Bad Boys Undercover novella by HelenKay Dimon, Avon Impulse, available now in print and ebook formats at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobobooks.
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