Release Blitz – DOWN TO MY SOUL

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Down to My Soul concludes the journey Rhyson Gray and Kai Pearson began in Book 1 of the Soul Series, My Soul to Keep! You must read Book 1 first.

 

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RHYSON

 

She doesn’t wear my ring. We never stood before a preacher. The only vows exchanged were between our bodies; between our souls. But she was mine and I was hers until I ruined it. I have to believe that every day, every step, every breath brings me closer to making things right. To making her mine again. KAI I’ve seen promises broken. I know love makes no guarantees. But things were different for Rhys and me, until he lied, and I walked away. Only there’s a chain between our hearts that I can’t break. Even if I forgive him, a shadow from my past hangs over us; over this love that reaches all the way down to my soul.

 

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“Rhys?”

 

His name rushes from my mouth on a breath, and I’m off the bed, hurling myself at him top speed. Somehow my legs wrap around his waist and my arms tangle behind his neck. I couldn’t hold back and play this cool if I wanted to. Every part of me that’s been fighting to stay focused, to keep working, to be on, collapses against him. Surrenders to the feel of him in my arms and the smell of him. My fingers lace through his hair. I scatter kisses across his face, the sharp angles and taut skin warm beneath my lips.

 

“So I take it you’re happy to see me?” He chuckles, pressing his forehead to mine, hands squeezing my thighs.

 

“Happy?” I release something that’s half a sob, half a laugh, pulling back a few centimeters to let him breathe. “What gave you that idea?”

 

We stop grinning at the same time, laughter dissolving, our bodies exchanging sensual information. My breasts flattened to his chest. His erection growing and hardening against my core. Our breaths mingling and hearts tattooing beats through our clothes and into the other’s skin.

 

I move first, leaning in to capture his bottom lip between mine, sucking and pulling between my teeth. Licking into his mouth like there’s honey hidden inside. He groans into the kiss, walking backward until we reach the bed and dropping me so I bounce a little, his eyes roving over me head to toe.

 

“Pep, what the hell are you wearing?” Humor and desire tussle in his eyes.

 

I look down, laughing when I see the young Jackson brothers emblazoned across my chest, my legs ending in the footed bottoms.

 

“If I’d known you were coming, I could have made sexier arrangements.”

 

“Arrangements?” He quirks a dark brow, placing a knee on either side of my legs, hovering over me like a promise. “Lingerie would have been nice. Other rock stars have girlfriends who wear lingerie.”

 

“Oh, are you referring to yourself as a rock star now?” I grin up at him, feeling whole for the first time since he kissed me goodbye a week ago. “That’s not egomaniacal at all. Is there a club? You guys have rock star meetings? Does one of you take rock star minutes?”

 

“You are sitting in here listening to my music in the dark.” He leans forward to tug at the zipper beneath my chin. “Maybe you’re actually one of my crazed fans. Or a groupie. I might even find a Mrs. Rhyson Gray t-shirt around here somewhere. My girlfriend doesn’t like those.”

 

“No, she doesn’t.” I shake my head, eyes never straying from his.

 

A small frown jerks his brows together. He tugs again at the zipper, but it doesn’t budge.

 

“Pep, it’s stuck,” he says.

 

“Sometimes it does that,” I answer easily, enjoying the frustration spreading over his expression as he keeps pulling and it keeps staying.

 

He places my hand over his cock, hard and poking through his jeans.

 

“Well, it’s not exactly a good time for it to do that.”

 

I laugh, grasping my zipper and tugging. Wow, it really is stuck. These are vintage PJs, older than I am and threadbare in places. I’m surprised the zipper hasn’t rusted before now. I sit up, bringing our bodies closer as I jiggle the little hook a few times. Nothing.

 

“Just how attached are you to this Jackson Five onesie?” His glance burns hot across my subtle curves visible through the thin flannel, telegraphing his intentions.

 

“Well this is Michael’s original nose.” I release a fake exasperated sigh. “But I do have my sewing kit.”

 

“All I needed to hear.”

 

Sorry, boys.

 

He grabs the two ends of the collar separated by the zip line and pulls until there’s a ripping sound, the panels falling back to reveal my naked breasts and my panties. A wicked grin spreads across lips.

 

“You naughty girl.” He runs a finger over the writing on the front of my calendar panties, carrying a current that simultaneously hitches my breath and gets me wet. “Wearing Monday panties on a Thursday. My little rebel.”

 

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I just can’t write about myself in third person for one more bio! I’m a wife, a mom, a writer, an advocate for families living with autism. That’s me in a nutshell. Crack the nut, and you’ll find a Southern girl gone Southern California who loves pizza and Diet Coke, and wishes she got to watch a lot more television. You can usually catch me up too late, on social media too much, or FINALLY putting a dent in my ever-growing To Be Read list! I love to hear from readers at kennedyryanwrites@gmail.com.  

 

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Blog Tour – More Than A Feeling

MORE THAN A FEELING by Sara Richardson is out NOW!

 

 

 
MORE THAN A FEELING
by Sara Richardson

(Heart of the Rockies, #3)

 

 


About MORE THAN A FEELING:

STOP RUNNING . . .AND START FALLING

For Ruby James the Walker Mountain Ranch is her safe haven. Here in Aspen, Colorado, she can finally build a quiet life for herself without fear of her old one rearing its ugly head. Or so Ruby thinks. Any single woman would be happy to indulge a tall, dark, and curious cop-but the closer Ruby gets to him, the closer she gets to losing her newfound peace.

Police officer Sawyer Hawkins is no stranger to secrets. He’s ready to leave town for good until a security threat brings him back to Walker Ranch, and Ruby’s gorgeous green eyes soon have him second-guessing his decision to go. Her kindness and quiet strength awaken feelings he’d thought long buried, even as her reluctance to talk about her past worries him. The cop in Sawyer only wants the truth-but the man in him wants Ruby in his arms forever . .

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Sawyer…” There was so much she couldnt tell him. So many reasons she should ask him to leave, to leave her alone. But the ache tightening inside of her would never go away if she didnt touch him, if she didnt feel the generous hunger of his lips against hers, the thrilling sensation of his hands reading every curve of her body. So instead of saying anything, instead of casting him out of her life, she scooted to her knees so she could reach his lips, first touching them lightly with her fingers. Youre a good man, Sawyer Hawkins,she whispered. And though she knew he couldnt have her forever, she could give herself to him now. He could have her for this one moment.

 

His gaze fused with hers, the mesmerizing blue of his eyes smoldering like the center of a flame. His large hands settled on her hips and tugged them until she straddled him.

 

The swing pitched forward and she wrapped her arms around his neck to keep from losing her balance.

 

This isnt why I came here,he informed her hoarsely.

 

Thats disappointing,she breathed against his neck. The stubble made her lips tingle.

 

Sawyer sighed in a helplessly delicious way and took her chin in his hand, bringing her lips to meet his, brushing them lightly in teasing preview.

 

Oh, lordy, lordy, lordythe man could kiss.

 

He pulled back to look at her, but what good was that? She wanted to feel him against her, solid and safe and warm. So she wrapped her legs all the way around his waist cinching them tighter until the hard bulge of his desire for her pulsed between her legs. It was blinding the way he made her lungs pound, the way he sent her dizzy heart twirling in circles. His touch brought her somewhere else, made her feel like someone else. Someone whole and unbreakable. The person shed always wanted to be.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sara Richardson grew up chasing adventure in Colorado’s rugged mountains. She’s climbed to the top of a 14,000-foot peak at midnight, swam through Class IV rapids, completed her wilderness first-aid certification, and spent seven days at a time tromping through the wilderness with a thirty-pound backpack strapped to her shoulders.

Eventually, Sara did the responsible thing and got an education in writing and journalism. After five years in the corporate writing world, she stopped ignoring the voices in her head and started writing fiction. Now, she uses her experience as a mountain adventure guide to write stories that incorporate adventure with romance. Still indulging her adventurous spirit, Sara lives and plays in Colorado with her saint of a husband and two young sons. Her first contemporary romance, No Better Man, was released by Grand Central forever 2015.

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Release Blast – Cuff Me

 
 
 
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New York’s Finest #3
Lauren Layne
 
Releasing on March 29th, 2016
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Vincent knows he’s not the most charming of the Moretti brothers. He prefers brooding to flirting, reading to talking, and he sure as hell isn’t about to give into his mother’s insistence that he ‘settle down with a nice girl.’ Luckily, Vincent’s gig as one of the NYPD’s top homicide detectives keeps him busy. As does his long-time partner, Jill Henley–a tough-as-nails cop with the face of an angel and smart mouth that makes Vincent crazy in all the worst ways.
 
After six years of working the homicide beat with the tight-lipped Vincent Moretti, Jill figure she knows him better than anyone. Which is not at all. But when their most recent case points to a potential serial-killer situation, the higher-ups send them on a rare undercover mission to a place no NYPD officer dares go: the Upper Eastside.
 
Now the bureau’s most antagonistic set of partners is posing as Mr. and Mrs. Brooks of Park Avenue. Spending 24/7 in the suspect’s territory brings them closer and closer to their killer . . . and closer to each other. Soon Vincent and Jill are playing good cop/bad cop in and out of bed, and Jill’s falling hard. But can she convince Vincent to give her a shot as partner in life, as well as at the bureau?
 
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Only a week after, he’d stuck out his hand and introduced himself as Tom, Tom Porter, in a sort of James Bondian way that made her giggle. They had been eating dinner at that very same hotel restaurant.

 

Only a week after that, dinner with Tom had become the norm rather than the exception.

 

The week after that?

 

They occasionally threw lunch into the mix, either her coming to meet him at some fancy place while her mom was in physical therapy, or him bringing fabulous picnicstyle lunches to her mother’s house, where he’d proceed to charm Jill’s mom almost as thoroughly as he charmed Jill.

 

Five weeks into Jill’s stay in Florida, Jill had stuck around for breakfast.

 

In his hotel room.

 

And then there’d been last night.

 

Okay, okay, so he’s a dreamboat,” Elena said as the car crept slowly through rush hour traffic toward Manhattan. “How’d he pop the question? Champagne? Roses? Fancy restaurant with a water view?”

 

Holy crap,” Jill said with a laugh. “Were you there?”

 

I know all,” Elena said, extending her hands to the side as though she were some wise sage. “Did you see it coming at all?”

 

Not even a little bit,” Jill admitted.

 

Not even with the expensive champagne, or the two dozen roses, or the fact that the restaurant staff seemed to be going out of their way to give Jill and Tom privacy at the terrace table overlooking the ocean.

 

She’d simply thought it had just been a really fantastic good-bye.

 

Instead it had been a bit more of a be mine forever and ever.

 

And Jill had said yes.

 

She’d said yes almost the second he’d gone down on his knee, not because she’d been that sure—she’d been pretty sure . .. sort of sure—she’d said yes because in that moment, Jill had wanted what Tom Porter was offering her.

 

A companion. A partner. Love.

 

And that’s what it came down to. Jill wanted to be loved. She wanted to love.

 

She loved her mother, obviously. And loved the memory of her father, God rest his soul.

 

And though she had no siblings of her own, the Morettis had filled that gap. And with the recent addition of Luc’s girlfriend, Ava, and Anthony’s new wife, Maggie, she had some amazing girlfriends to add to the mix.

 

And last, but never least, there was Vincent. Her partner. In some ways her best friend, although in a way that was different from her relationship with Elena.

 

But as much as Vincent sometimes seemed like two parts of the same whole, he’d always held a bit of himself back from her. From everyone.

 

He’d made no secret of the fact that he had no intentions of getting married, ever. Any fantasies Jill had had that her partner would one day wake up and see her were long gone.

 

Which left her a bit.. . lonely.

 

She wanted someone to come home to at the end of the long day who would just be there. Who’d pour her a glass of wine, maybe rub her feet and just listen.

 

Tom offered Jill what nobody else had offered her… ever.

 

Love. Commitment. A future.

 

And she knew that he loved her. Fast as their relationship had developed, she could feel it. And she loved him too. At least she was pretty sure.

 

Aww, you like him,” Elena said teasingly, reaching out a finger and poking the dimple in Jill’s left cheek.

 

I want to be happy, El. I want the happily-ever-after with someone who wants it with me.”

 

She met her friend’s eyes and saw from the flash of regret on Elena’s face that El understood what Jill wasn’t saying out loud.

 

I can’t wait for Vin forever.

 
 

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Prior to becoming an author, Lauren worked in e-commerce and web-marketing. A year after moving from Seattle to NYC to pursue a writing career, she had a fabulous agent and multiple New York publishing deals. 
Lauren currently lives in Manhattan with her husband and plus-sized Pomeranian. When not writing, you’ll likely find her running (rarely), reading (sometimes), or at happy hour (often).

 
 
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Blog Tour – With The Band

 

 

With the Band

Author: Natasha Preston

 

With the Band Synopsis:

 

Texas Knight is daughter of the word’s biggest rock star, Mark Knight.

 

Kitt Daniels is lead singer in the hottest up-and-coming band, Filthy Sound.

 

Mark has mentored Filthy Sound from the beginning, seeing their potential, and now he’s supporting them on their first worldwide tour.

 

She’s off-limits.

 

He can’t help himself.

 

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“Kitt’s here,” I say as the front door opens and slams.

 

“I’m so glad I never took away his key,” Dad says sarcastically.

 

“Play nice, please. He’s important to me.”

 

He groans and walks out, muttering something about hating me getting older. Clearly, he’s still oblivious to the fact that I’m already older.

 

I take one last glance at myself and sigh. It’s a shame I can’t do this in shorts and flip-flops.

 

As I walk downstairs, I hear Dad and Kitt making small talk. They laugh, and the sound of my two favourite guys makes my heart swell.

 

Kitt’s eyes focus on me as I come around the corner. Dad says his name, but Kitt’s eyes don’t move, and his mouth is open. Dad turns around, but I don’t see his reaction to Kitt’s ogling because I’m doing the same.

 

I’m used to Kitt being in jeans and a T-shirt. It’s not often he’s in a tux. He’s so gorgeous that I want to bash my head against the marble floor. Or maybe jump him.

 

His black tux is a slim fit, and the top button of his white shirt is undone. He’s never looked so sexy—well, except for when he’s wearing just a pair of those slim jeans. Biting my lip, I walk the last few steps in a daze of filthy thoughts.

 

Dad clears his throat, and I stand up straight, embarrassed that he caught me and Kitt eye-fucking each other.

 

“Be in the kitchen,” he mutters before making himself scarce.

 

Kitt steps forward until he’s right in front of me. I look up, and the way he’s staring at me makes my heart ache in the best way.

 

“Hi,” I whisper. “You look good.”

 

Kitt continues to stare. His eyes are glowing red-hot. Finally, he gulps and licks his lips. “Texas…shit. You’re stunning.”

 

“Do not get used to it. The dress thing won’t be repeated often, and I think I’m going to fall over in these stupid—”

 

Kitt effectively ends my rambling by sealing his mouth over mine.

 

Usually, when he knows my dad is around, Kitt is extremely reserved when it comes to me, but right now, he’s not holding back. And I’m not complaining. I hold on and kiss him back.

 

 

 

 

About the Author:

 

UK native Natasha Preston grew up in small villages and towns. She discovered her love of writing when she stumbled across an amateur writing site and uploaded her first story and hasn’t looked back since.

 

She enjoys writing contemporary romance, gritty Young Adult thrillers and, of course, the occasional serial killer.

 

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Blog Tour – Shopping For A Billionaire’s Wife

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About SHOPPING FOR A BILLIONAIRE’S WIFE

 

Who needs a SWAT team to escape from their own wedding? Me.

 

My Momzilla turned us into hostages at our own ceremony, so Declan and I are getting married the good old-fashioned way, just like everybody else.

 

By calling in his private security team, stealing away before the ceremony by helicopter, connecting to his corporate jet and heading for Las Vegas.

 

The Boston wedding of the year is about to become a trashy Elvis drive-thru ceremony.

 

Until the best man spills the beans and Mom, Dad, my sisters, his brothers, my maid of honor, my friend Josh, and even my cat, Chuckles, all come along for the ride.

 

I can’t win, can I?

 

Oh. Yeah. I already did.

 

Love conquers all.

 

Even my crazy family.

 

Shopping for a Billionaire’s Wife is the 8th book in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Shopping for a Billionaire series. After Declan convinces Shannon to escape from their own wedding minutes before the ceremony begins, the madcap adventures are just getting started. When the mother of the bride pries their location out of the tortured best man, the whole crazy crew follows the bride and groom to Las Vegas in this romantic comedy from Julia Kent.

 

 

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Excerpt:

 

“I thought fleeing the wedding would solve our problems!”

 

Hot skin rubs against my shivering form as my blood reacts to the reality, Declan’s long, muscled body enveloping mine. The enormity of the situation sends ice water through me. The abyss of nuptial dysfunction that my mother has created is a cataclysmic Armageddon. It’s all too much. 

 

“I think escaping the wedding did solve one problem, but…” His voice trails off into skepticism. 

 

“But what?”

 

“I think we’ve underestimated Marie.” 

 

I sit up. “What?” That almost sounds
complimentary, coming from Declan.

“She’s tenacious.”

 

Ya think?” 

 

He shrugs, one shoulder lifting, face impassive. A flicker of contemplation shines in his eyes. His jaw shifts slightly, muscles working hard as he becomes progressively tenser. “She’s really not going to give up.”

 

“And I’m never going to let you down, Declan,” I say, struggling to stay deadpan.

 

His eyes dart to me, and suddenly I’m being tickled, Declan on top of me, pinned between his knees as he hisses, “Your mother can get away with rickrolling you, but you do it to me, and I’ll punish you.” 

 

Between gasps of laughter and the sensitive, almost-pukey feeling I get when tickled, I say, “Punish? Obey is bad enough and I won’t say it in the vows. But punish?”

 

“You look like a woman who could use a good spanking.”

 

“What about a bad spanking?” I rasp, one hand sliding up his thigh. 

 

His eyes go dark. “I’m so glad we have another fifty or so years to get to know each other.”

 

“Only fifty?” 

 

“Your mother is shortening my life. Stress will do that.”

 

“You feel stress?”

 

He gives me a look.

 

“You’d never guess. Your idea of stress seems to be going thirty-six hours without sex.”

 

“That is, most firmly, my idea of stress, Shannon.”

 

I seek out something else that’s most firm, Declan’s eyes smoldering, his hands working the buckle of his kilt. 

 

 

 

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Julia Kent writes romantic comedy with an edge, and new adult books that push contemporary boundaries. From billionaires to BBWs to rock stars, Julia finds a sensual, goofy joy in every book she writes, but unlike Trevor from Random Acts of Crazy, she has never kissed a chicken.

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Happy Easter!

 

Happy Easter to all who celebrate.

 

If you don’t, then I hope you are enjoying the first week into Spring!

 

Need something good to read?  May I recommend some of the recent books with high ratings?  I have listed just some of my recent favorite reads:

 

 

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Adult contemporary romance/HOT:

 

 

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Sports romance:

 

 

Purchase Links:

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M/M romance/*FREE*:

 

 

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Blog Tour w/Review – Rushing In

 

 

Rushing In
by Vanessa M. Knight
(A Ritter University Novel) 
Publication date: January 26th 2016
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
 
Synopsis:
 

Megan Stewart has always been the good girl, living her life imprisoned by others’ expectations, always doing what’s she’s told, waiting for her life to begin. Going to Ritter University is her chance to break away. Her new beginning. To finally get the life she wants. But somehow she’s falling into the same patterns, the same habits. She never takes a chance. Never takes a risk …until Danny.

 

Danny Jones is the kind of guy every parent fears— tattoos and all kinds of sex appeal, wrapped up in trouble. No one knows the things he’s seen, the things he’s done. They haven’t lived through the shit he’s lived through or earned the scars he has to show for it. No one knows, because he’s never had the time or the desire to let anyone in…until Megan.

 

They are all wrong for each other, but they can’t stop themselves from rushing in.

 
 
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Rushing In (Ritter University Series Book 4)Rushing In by Vanessa M. Knight
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is book 4th book in the Ritter University series. This book can be read as a standalone novel. For reader enjoyment and understanding, I recommend reading this series in order.

Megan and Danny have mutual friends and are often at the same parties. They may be worlds apart but the attraction is still a live wire between them. The sparks are sure flying whenever they both are near.

Danny may be bad, but he makes Megan feel so good. After the winter break, they find it hard to be near one another. Underneath it all the attraction simmers. Can two stressed out college kids find love where they least expect it?

Such a compelling book. The story takes you to understand the past and the pain for both main characters. All of your favorites are still there, as well. I am loving this series.

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AUTHOR BIO:
 
I write contemporary romance novels with a dash of suspense. I’m a member of Romance Writers of America and Windy City RWA.
 

Living in Chicagoland with my husband, son and menagerie of dogs and cats, keeps me on my toes. When not writing or working or playing wife and mom, I love to scrapbook, watch movies and read anything I can find.

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Blog Tour w/Review – Hawke

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Title: Hawke (Cold Fury, Book #5)

Author: Sawyer Bennett

Release Date: March 15, 2016

 

 

Synopsis:

 

 

The New York Times bestselling hockey series featuring the Carolina Cold Fury continues as the team’s most notorious party animal gets blindsided by the one that got away.

 

 

 

Off the ice, elite defenseman Hawke Therrien enjoys his fair share of booze and good times. And why shouldn’t he? He’s worked his way up from the minor leagues and made himself a star. The only thing Hawke misses from that life is the pierced, tattooed free spirit who broke his heart without so much as an explanation. She’s almost unrecognizable when she walks back into his life seven years later—except for the look in her eyes that feels like a punch to the gut. V

 

ale Campbell isn’t the same girl she was at twenty. As crazy as she was about Hawke, her reckless behavior and out-of-control drinking were starting to scare her. She had to clean up her act, and that would never happen with Hawke around. Cutting him loose was the hardest thing Vale ever had to do—until now. Because she’s still crazy about Hawke. And if he could ever learn to forgive her, they just might have a future together.

 

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Hawke (Cold Fury Hockey, #5)Hawke by Sawyer Bennett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is book # 5, in the Cold Fury Hockey series. This book can be read as a standalone novel. In the best interests of enjoying and understanding the series, however, I recommend reading this terrific series in order.

Hawke and Vale have a past full of turmoil and secrets. They meet up again as they both come to work for the Cold Fury. The anger they both feel when they lock eyes at first…

Vale has so much on her plate now. Hawke wants to be understanding and make amends without causing her more turmoil. He cannot seem to stop wanting her despite the divide that threatens to grow bigger between them.

Sincerely a great love story! I hope this one makes it to the big screen. The characters are feeling deep and sincere. I enjoyed reading their story and found it an amazingly great addition to the series.

***This ARC was given by Netgalley.com and its publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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About the Author:

 

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Sawyer Bennett is a snarky southern woman and reformed trial lawyer who decided to finally start putting on paper all of the stories that were floating in her head. Her husband works for a Fortune 100 company which lets him fly all over the world while she stays at home with their daughter and two big, furry dogs who hog the bed. Sawyer would like to report she doesn’t have many weaknesses but can be bribed with a nominal amount of milk chocolate.

 

Sawyer is the author of several contemporary romances including the popular Off Series, the Legal Affairs Series and the Last Call Series.

 

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Blog Tour w/Review # 2 – Unexpectedly Yours

 

 

 

 

 

Unexpectedly Yours

By: Coleen Kwan

Releasing March 14, 2016
Entangled Bliss

 

 

Synopsis:

 

He wasn’t what she was expecting…

Derek Carmichael has harbored a secret crush on his best friend’s older sister for years, but she’s always been out of his reach. Now that Hannah is back in their hometown and newly single, suddenly the five-year age gap doesn’t seem so huge. But convincing her to see him as more than just the kid she used to know is another story.

Hannah Willmett can’t believe how grown-up Derek Carmichael has become. The troubled kid from her youth has turned into a sexy, successful TV celebrity, but Hannah’s wary of his player past and the rampant rumors connecting him to beautiful socialites. Still, she can’t help but give in when their attraction reaches a boiling point.

Trying to keep their fling a secret from her overprotective brother is one thing, but when Hannah finds herself unexpectedly expecting, her life is thrown upside down. She and Derek may be becoming parents together, but that’s no basis for a happily-ever-after. 

 

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Hey, pecan pie.” Derek beamed as he lifted the pie dish from the cooler. “You made it for me?”

 

Just my way of saying thanks.”

 

There are other ways of saying thanks.” His gaze drifted to her lips, leaving her in no doubt what he had in mind. “Ways just as sweet and tasty as pecan pie.”

 

Her trigger-happy desire surged again as she imagined his lips on hers. “God, Derek, I thought we were keeping things platonic.”

 

I thought so too, but you brought pecan pie.”

 

Pecan pie? That’s a turn on?”

 

Well, yeah. That, and those shorts you’re wearing.” His gaze lowered to the denim cutoffs hugging her hips. “I think you put on those itty-bitty shorts on purpose just to torture me, didn’t you?”

 

She gulped. “It’s a hot day, and they were the only shorts I had.” Liar. She had other, more modest shorts, but for some reason she’d chosen these tight-fitting cutoffs with the frayed hem. Again, she blamed her subconscious.

 

He snickered at her, and she knew she wasn’t fooling anyone. “You’re right. It is a hot day. In fact, it’s so hot I think I need to do this.” He stretched his arm behind his neck, gripped his T-shirt, and pulled it off in one swoop. Tossing aside the T-shirt, he stretched out in the sun. “Ah, yeah. That feels so much better.”

 

Her mouth fell open, and she might have made a choking sound. Her eyeballs felt like they were on stalks as she gawked at Derek’s naked torso. What a magnificent sight. Sunlight bounced off his smooth pecs and bulging biceps. He didn’t have an ounce of fat on him. Hard, broad shoulders narrowed to lean hips showcased by his low-slung jeans.

 

He rubbed his chest, drawing her attention to the trail of fine, dark hair that tracked down the center of his body. “What’s the matter, babe?”

 

Babe. Heat seeped through her pores. Just one “babe” from him, and she was already melting.

 

Uh, n-nothing,” she managed to stutter. For the life of her, she still couldn’t tear her eyes away from him.

 

See something you like?”

 

She was almost panting now. Dammit, he was so devilishly tempting, but she was not going to cave in.

 

Yes, I do.” She leaned toward him, slow and deliberate, until his eyes widened and he licked his lips in anticipation. Then she stretched her arm across him, brushing against his naked chest, and grabbed a bottle of iced tea. “This is what I’d like.”

 

She twisted the cap off and tipped a deep gulp of liquid down her throat. When she lowered the bottle, Derek was grinning at her.

 

Nice move. You play hard.”

 

Her blood fizzed like she’d drunk champagne. It was such fun teasing and flirting with Derek. It made her realize she wasn’t old after all and that Derek brought something out of her that no one else did.

 

You didn’t think I’d swoon at your feet just because you bared your chest, did you?”

 

A guy can hope.”

 

 

 

 

Author Info:

 

Coleen Kwan has been a bookworm all her life. At school English was her favorite subject, but for some reason she decided on a career in IT. After many years of programming, she wondered what else there was in life — and discovered writing. She loves writing contemporary romance and steampunk romance. 

 

Coleen lives in Sydney, Australia with her partner and two children. When she isn’t writing she enjoys avoiding housework, eating chocolate, and watching TV shows like Criminal Minds and Masterchef. 

 

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