Katiebird Reviews Stay Until We Break by Mercy Brown

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Stay Until We Break (Hub City Romance) by Mercy Brown

What happens on the road stays on the road in the latest New Adult novel from the author of Loud Is How I Love You.

Twenty-one-year-old Sonia Grant, a business major, has big plans for a career in the music industry. So when she’s offered the job of tour manager for her best friend’s band, she jumps at the chance for some real life experience. When her number one crush, bassist Cole McCormack, jumps her the first night on tour, she hopes she’s in for three weeks of some hot backstage action, too. But Cole turns out to have more up his sleeve than she or anyone realized.

Nobody knows that Cole is on the road to party like a rock star one last time before quitting his dream to take a more practical job and settle down. What he hadn’t planned was to fall in love with a girl he believes is out of his league. Will Cole play out the rock star fantasy he thinks Sonia wants from him, or tell her the truth and take the chance that she’ll either break his heart or make an even bigger dream come true?

You know that advise that people always give up-and-coming authors/writers? Write what you know? Well, Mercy Brown knows music and being on the road, because she lived it, and it shows in her writing.  You don’t have to be musician to understand what it’s like to play on stage in front of a live audience. She writes it so clearly that it gives me goose bumps…

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Illustrated Temptations: Almost Innocent by Carina Adams

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If you wanted to experience something different, dark but hopeful–I highly recommend, Carina AdamsAlmost Innocent.

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Review and Excerpt: Almost Innocent by Carina Adams

 

New Dark Romance by Carina Adams!

Almost Innocent is NOW LIVE!

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synopsis

Callaghan. A name synonymous with power and fear. A family of untouchable criminals.

As a teenager, Gabriella Forte had no intention of getting to know the town’s most dangerous brothers. Once Dustin set his sights on her, she was trapped. There was only one way out of her personal hell.

Declan was determined to break away from his family’s shadow. Until he fell in love with the one woman he couldn’t have. She changed everything.

Life isn’t always kind. Love can hurt. Sometimes you need to sacrifice yourself to protect the people you care about.

It’s been twelve years since Declan did the unthinkable and went to prison. He promised to stay away from Gabby and his nephew. That’s one vow he can’t keep.

Things aren’t always what they seem. Facts are only as credible as the person stating them. The truth doesn’t always set you free.

Warning: This is a dark romance. If domestic violence bothers you, if you can’t read violence in literature, or you are looking for a light and fluffy read, this book is not for you.

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Katiebird Reviews The Collectors’ Society series by Heather Lyons

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From the author of the Fate series and The Deep End of the Sea comes a fantastical romantic adventure that has Alice tumbling down the strangest rabbit hole yet.

After years in Wonderland, Alice has returned to England as an adult, desperate to reclaim sanity and control over her life. An enigmatic gentleman with an intriguing job offer too tempting to resist changes her plans for a calm existence, though. Soon, she’s whisked to New York and initiated into the Collectors’ Society, a secret organization whose members confirm that famous stories are anything but straightforward and that what she knows about the world is only a fraction of the truth.

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Gel Reviews: Never Let you Go by Monica Murphy

HAPPY RELEASE DAY!

Never Let You Go by Monica Murphy

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Release Date: May 3rd, 2016
Series: Never Tear Us Apart #2
Genre: Contemporary Romance

synopsis

Darkly sexy, emotional and forbidden, a woman unwittingly falls in love with the son of her abductor. The conclusion of a two-book contemporary romance series by New York Times bestselling author Monica Murphy.

Lies hurt. Lies destroy. I tried my best to understand why Ethan kept his secrets but it was so hard. Until I realized that I couldn’t deny myself any longer — I needed to be with him. We needed each other. Despite my family’s wariness, the media’s fascination with us, the fact that his father still has a stranglehold on our lives, we belong together. No matter what. I will never let Ethan go. But sometimes love destroys us too, and we’re too weak to banish the demons. Especially when our demons are determined to ruin us…

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Jennifer Reviews: What the Clocks Know by Rumer Haven

NEW RELEASE!
Released March 18, 2016
Paranormal Women’s Fiction
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Summary:
Twenty-six-year-old Margot sets out on a journey of self-discovery – she dumps her New York boyfriend, quits her Chicago job, and crashes at her friend’s flat in London.

Rather than find herself, though, she only feels more lost. An unsettling energy affects her from the moment she enters the old Victorian residence, and she spirals into depression. Frightened and questioning her perceptions, she gradually suspects her dark emotions belong to Charlotte instead.

Who is Charlotte? The name on a local gravestone could relate to Margot’s dreams and the grey woman weeping at the window.

Finding a ghost isn’t what she had in mind when she went ‘soul searching’, but somehow Margot’s future may depend on Charlotte’s past.

Woven between 21st century and Victorian London, What the Clocks Know is a haunting story of love and identity.

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Illustrated Temptations: The Revenger by Debra Anastasia

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WOW. And yet again, Debra Anastasia WOWed me. First of all, happy release week to this wickedly wonderful lady! The Revenger is live and up for grabs! I just gotta warn you tho… this book is no dark romance! It’s a trap! Not sure what genre it should fall into, but it’s kind of a mind-fucking twisting-beautifully-sick-badass-fantasy-unsettling in a good way-kind of read! I really don’t know what I’m talking about. Like, I have no words or correct phrase to describe it. Whew! I devoured it in a day. I couldn’t wait until I got to know all the details, and so I had a one night stand with this book! I FLOVEd it!!! And the ending is awesome for me, others might wish for a different one but they are no Debra Anastasia. So yeah! Amazing job Deb! 😉

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