Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Release Day Blitz -Undefeated by Stuart Reardon & Jane Harvey-Berrick


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A powerful contemporary romance set in the fast-moving world of international rugby.

When your world crashes down
When they all say you’re out
When your body is broken
I will rise.
I will return.
And I will be undefeated.

Nick Renshaw is the golden boy of British rugby. When a serious injury threatens his career, he starts to spiral downwards, a broken man.
Feeling abandoned and betrayed by those closest to him, he fights to restart his life. Maybe there’s someone out there who can help him. Maybe he can find his way back toward the light. Maybe … not.
Dr. Anna Scott might be the one person who can help Nick, but she has her own secrets. And when Nick’s past comes back to haunt them both, the enigmatic doctor is more vulnerable than she seems.
Broken and betrayed, the struggle to survive seems intolerable. Who will give in, and who will rise, undefeated?

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Stuart Reardon

Stuart is a retired England International Rugby League player who’s career spanned 16 years as a professional playing for several top League clubs.  He has had several major injuries that nearly ended his career just as in Undefeated, the amazing collaboration with Jane.
Currently he is a Personal trainer living in Cheshire, and has an online fitness program: Fear Nothing Fitness.

Jane Harvey-Berrick

I enjoy watching surfers at my local beach, and weaving stories of romance in the modern world, with all its trials and tribulations.
It’s been the best fun working with Stu on this story. And yes, he did think about joining the Marines once.

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My review of Payback by Kristin Harte

Alder Kennard is a former Green Beret and along with his brothers they run a mill in town and do their best to keep the people of the town safe. When a motorcycle club, called the Soul Suckers, starts creating issues in town he vows to shut them down.

Shye Anderson has been living in Justice, Colorado for over 3 years and when her trailer is burned to the ground, Alder vows to keep her safe.

But Shye has secrets she is keeping from Alder and what happens if he finds out? Will she lose everything her heart wants?

This was a great book about secrets and keeping a town safe from a dangerous enemy.

I thought Alder was great and I loved how protective he was over his town and also Shye. I also loved how we gradually learned more about he felt towards Shye and for how long he had wanted her for.

The chemistry between the two was awesome and so apparent yet Shye was in fear that Alder would figure out certain things and she was worried about what was going to happen. I felt so bad for Shye when I discovered what had happened to her in the past and was proud that she slowly began to overcome things.

I really like how Alder, his brothers and key other individuals in town came together to work against what they were up against and I loved how that part ended but it is clear that there is definitely still a threat and I am looking forward to more characters getting their own story while still getting more of Alder and Shye!

4.5 Stars

Release Day Blitz - Payback by Kristin Harte

In Justice, Colorado, the Kennards run everything, including the only big business in the area. Their sawmill employs most of the town, and the Kennard brothers live up to a long family history of keeping their neighbors and coworkers safe—until a motorcycle club comes to town and starts causing trouble. Big trouble. The kind that ends in funerals.

He carries the burden of protecting an entire town
Being the oldest Kennard brother, I’ve got a centuries-old promise to uphold—run the family business to give the townspeople jobs and the sort of security they can only find in Justice. When a motorcycle club blows that plan apart, I’ll do anything to make them aware that they picked the wrong town to target. As a former Green Beret, I know just how to sabotage an enemy. The only weakness in my armor is my obsession with a five-foot-nothing blonde who unknowingly holds my heart in her hands. My attraction to her could cost me my life, but I’d sacrifice it all to save hers.

She owes a debt that could cost her life
I’ve spent three years hiding out in Justice and paying off a debt to the Soul Suckers, one they’ve decided to collect whether I’m ready to pay or not. When danger lands on my doorstep, one man jumps in to help. Alder Kennard—former Special Forces soldier and current object of all my fantasies. But the Soul Suckers won’t let a debt go unpaid, and with the price on my head rising every day, it’s only a matter of time until they come back for me. Alder would put his life on the line to save mine, which is something I simply can’t afford.

Everyone has a debt to pay, and the only currency I have left is my body. So when the time comes, I’ll trade my life for his.

The first sign that I was about to learn what happened came in the form of a rumble. A truck driving on the road, moving closer, and finally turning into the driveway. Then footsteps on the porch as Finn moved in front of the door. I kept my seat, too afraid to hope that Alder had pulled up. Telling myself that it would be Bishop or Gage instead, coming to tell Finn and me that something had happened and Alder wouldn’t be coming home. Fearing it.
Seconds dragged, every sound heightened and making my head throb. Voices, more footsteps, and then nothing. Silence for several long minutes. I finally stood, still staring at that blasted slab of wood keeping me away from the outdoors. Still waiting.
But then Alder opened the door and walked inside, and the world righted itself. I had a brief moment of relaxation before I took a good, hard look at him. Relaxation gone. I’d never seen him look so…mean.
I couldn’t move, standing still even though I wanted to run to him. Fearing how he would react. He looked bigger and rougher than usual, more military than I’d ever seen him. I’d always known he’d been in the Army, and he’d definitely acted like a soldier at times, but this was different. The man before me was all business, completely focused and ready to destroy anything in his path to complete his mission. From his heavy brown boots over his jeans to the neckline of his black T-shirt, he looked every bit like a man who would sooner take your life than listen to you mouth off. And he couldn’t’ take his eyes off me.
“All done?” I finally asked when the silence grew too heavy.
He nodded, still staring. His body tense and his eyes devouring me with a fierceness that made goose bumps appear on my arms. I didn’t know whether to be aroused or scared—maybe neither. Maybe both. I fidgeted with the coffee mug, bouncing slightly on the balls of my feet but not moving. The prey to his predator, too afraid to make a mistake and end up in his jaws. Too afraid not to.
But even prey had to take a chance at some point.
“Alder,” I whispered, my entire body trembling with the warring desires of safety and lust. One said to run away, the other to run toward. I couldn’t decide which instinct to follow, so I needed him to tell me. To give me some sign of what he needed. What he wanted. I set down the mug.
Alder cocked his head, probably at the plea in my voice. Watching me. Waiting for something. An animal finally off his leash. My dragon at the gates set free and hungry for me. I whimpered at the thought, and he finally broke.
“You going to get over here and love me, honey? Or am I going to have to bend you over that counter and eat your pussy nice and slow to remind you that you’re mine?”

Kristin Harte started off as a chemistry major in college but somehow ended up writing romances featuring ex-military heroes and the women who knock them to their knees…literally and figuratively. She likes drinking in the shade, snuggling under a warm blanket on a cold evening, and researching how to blow things up. Her children know nothing of what she writes, and her husband just hopes he’s not at their Chicago-ish home the day the government shows up to confront Kristin about her Google search history.
When not writing good men doing bad things, Kristin can be found writing paranormal romance as Ellis Leigh or co-writing naughty novellas as London Hale.

Teaser Tuesday - Through The Woods by Shannon Myers

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Frozen Perfection by Rae B. Lake

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7 Kingdoms Series, Book 1

by Rae B. Lake

Publication Date: May 10, 2017






Constantly living in fear.
Always on the run.
Never finding a home.
Kate has spent her long life running away from every supernatural being that came upon her family.
Each time the family of Fae settle down in a new town, something happens to take away their peace, putting them back on the road in search of a new town, a safer life and a fresh start. Now after settling down in the quiet town of Clarksville NH, they find themselves face to face with their most dangerous foe, Palaens.
Meeting Lucas changes everything.
He’s the very thing she’s supposed to fear.
He’s everything the Fae teachings tell her to run from.
It’s almost certain he’ll hurt her, but she can’t resist him, no matter how hard she tries. This time Kate doesn’t want to run. She’s tired of the fear that surrounds her family.
But does she have the power to protect the people she loves? Or the control not to destroy the town she’s come to love with her growing powers?
As Kate tries to talk her family into staying in Clarksville, a new evil, far worse than the Palaens, choses to play with Kate.
This fight might well be beyond the little Fae and her mismatched troupe of Fae and Palaen.





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My review of Loving Mae by Esther E Schmidt

Hallie Mae is a professional business woman whose job is to get struggling companies back on track. She is hired by her brother Oliver and his wife Serenity to get her family's business back where it should be.

Oliver Woods is Serenity's brother and he is not happy with Mae and her meddling in his family's company.

Can Mae prove to Oliver that she knows what she is doing and what happens when their "hate" relationship turns into something more?

This was a great quick read with insta-love and also a little insta-hate too!

I love that Hallie Mae worked so hard to make something of herself and that she had her own rules for avoiding mixing business and pleasure!

I thought it was great how Oliver was shown how his impressions about Mae were wrong and how sizzling their chemistry was!

Oliver had his work cut out with him with how to get Mae back but he did great!

4 Stars

Loving Mae by Esther E Schmidt

OUT NOW: “LOVING MAE” SWAMP HEADS #4 Title: “Loving Mae” Series: Swamp Heads #4 Author: Esther E. Schmidt Cover Design: Esther E. Schmidt Photographer: Male Models Netherlands Model: Daniel Korsten Genre: Office romance Standalone Release Day: 1/23/2018 Buy Links: books2read.com/Mae Add to Goodreads: goodreads.com/book/show/36545634-loving-mae   Being a powerful and strategic businesswoman, Mae doesn’t back down from any challenge. Hopping from one job and place to the next, she has a spotless reputation of dragging businesses out of a corporate death spiral. Oliver has been burned one time too many in his life. The last time it almost cost him his company that he worked very hard for. To say he doesn’t trust easily might be an understatement when he discovers that a beautiful woman has taken over the lead of his company. With both Oliver and Mae being professional and sharing the same mindset of keeping the office floors clear of romance, they might be facing an even bigger dilemma when Mae’s reputation, as well as their hearts, are on the line.   Loving Mae is the fourth novella in The Swamp Head Series; a seven book novella series based on a family born and raised in the swamp. Each sibling will get their own INSTAlove story told and even though it is a series, each book is a standalone. (Loving Mae is an office romance) Come meet Hallie Mae and her six brothers and sister; Chester, Cyrus, Earle & Zeke (twins), Roscoe, Elsie (Hallie Mae’s twin).   Swamp Heads Series: #1 FREE!!! books2read.com/Cyrus #2 books2read.com/Elsie #3 books2read.com/Chester #4 books2read.com/Mae