Blog Tour: Kylie Scott – Deep (Stage Dive #4)

Excerpt

“C’mon. How have you been, really? What’s been going on with you?” he pushed. I frowned at him and he frowned right back. “Liz, please.”

I groaned in defeat. “All right, I suck.”

“Why do you suck?”

“So very many reasons.” I pushed my hair back from my face—no more hiding. “Pregnancy sucks. It’s natural, my ass. I finally stop throwing up, but I’m tired all the time. Giving up coffee was horrendous. None of my clothes fit right because of these stupid breasts, and they ache constantly. I have to pee like every thirty seconds, and then to top it off, I cry every time the Healthy Hound ad comes on. It’s ridiculous.”

Little wrinkles appeared either side of his nose. “You cry at a dog food ad?”

“Yes. The puppies jump all over each other to get to their mother and it’s just so beautiful, with their cute little tails wagging and everything.”

He just stared at me.

“I know its psycho, Ben. Believe me, I’m well aware of this.”

“Hey, it’s fine.” He covered a smile with his hand. Too late, the bastard.

“You try dealing with all these hormones going apeshit. Crap. Apeshoot.”

“Apeshoot?”

“I’m trying not to swear,” I explained. “You want the first word our child comes out with to be something bad?”

“No. Gotcha.” The man was incredibly bad at hiding a grin. “No swearing.”

Meet Ben and Lizzy on

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Blurb

Positive. With two little lines on a pregnancy test, everything in Lizzy Rollins’ ordinary life is about to change forever. And all because of one big mistake in Vegas with Ben Nicholson, the irresistibly sexy bass player for Stage Dive. So what if Ben’s the only man she’s ever met who can make her feel completely safe, cherished, and out of control with desire at the same time? Lizzy knows the gorgeous rock star isn’t looking for anything more permanent than a good time, no matter how much she wishes differently.

 

Ben knows Lizzy is off limits. Completely and utterly. She’s his best friend’s little sister now, and no matter how hot the chemistry is between them, no matter how sweet and sexy she is, he’s not going to go there. But when Ben is forced to keep the one girl he’s always had a weakness for out of trouble in Sin City, he quickly learns that what happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay there. Now he and Lizzie are connected in the deepest way possible…but will it lead to a connection of the heart?

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Stage Dive Series Reading Order

Lick (Book One)

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Lead (Book Three)

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Deep (Book Four)

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kylie scott

About the Author:

Kylie is a long time fan of erotic love stories and B-grade horror films. She demands a happy ending and if blood and carnage occur along the way then all the better. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and one delightful husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

Kylie is represented by Amy Tannenbaum at the Jane Rotrosen Agency, New York.

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Excerpt

“Where have you been?” My sister rushed forward, catching me up in a tight hug. “I’ve been trying to call you all day. We checked everywhere and couldn’t find you.”

“Sorry. I just needed some alone time.” I squeezed her back, unable to stop from smiling. The thought of Anne turning her back on me had scared me more than I liked to admit.

“Well, I get you might want that.” She stepped back. “But you could have told someone.”

“You can’t just disappear like that.” And Ben kept right on frowning. “Shit, Liz, you’re pregnant.”

“Don’t upset her,” snapped Anne.

Ben ignored her. “I don’t know what the hell’s going on in your head. But you need to let me know where you are.”

My eyebrows went up and my mouth opened, ready to rip him a new one.

“She doesn’t answer to you. She’ll let you know if and when she decides to let you know,” said Mal, laying down the law to his bandmate before turning my way. “You will text your sister next time you decide to go wandering for a day, understood?”

My mouth, it still hung open.

“Christ, man.” Over and over, Ben’s hands rolled into tight fists before releasing again. “Can you cut the shit and get off my back for a fucking minute?”

“Don’t swear at him.” My usually sensible and staid sister poked a finger dead center in Ben’s broad chest. “You’re the one that caused this mess, thank you very much. She might still be a little young and naive, but you’re definitely old enough to know better.”

“That’s right.” Standing about as tall as a skyscraper, despite only coming up to Ben’s nose, Mal stared him down. Or up. Whatever. “This is a family matter. You can leave, thanks.”

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Blurb

Positive. With two little lines on a pregnancy test, everything in Lizzy Rollins’ ordinary life is about to change forever. And all because of one big mistake in Vegas with Ben Nicholson, the irresistibly sexy bass player for Stage Dive. So what if Ben’s the only man she’s ever met who can make her feel completely safe, cherished, and out of control with desire at the same time? Lizzy knows the gorgeous rock star isn’t looking for anything more permanent than a good time, no matter how much she wishes differently.

 

Ben knows Lizzy is off limits. Completely and utterly. She’s his best friend’s little sister now, and no matter how hot the chemistry is between them, no matter how sweet and sexy she is, he’s not going to go there. But when Ben is forced to keep the one girl he’s always had a weakness for out of trouble in Sin City, he quickly learns that what happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay there. Now he and Lizzie are connected in the deepest way possible…but will it lead to a connection of the heart?

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deep teaser 6 deep

Stage Dive Series Reading Order

Lick (Book One)

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1InglUf

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1OtJpxU

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1LQBlbE

Kobo: http://bit.ly/1Hwdc78

iBooks: http://apple.co/1C6eRf6

Play (Book Two)

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1InhStu

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1DRefNN

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1EDFuqc

Kobo: http://bit.ly/19Mnylr

iBooks: http://apple.co/1CT8FKX

Lead (Book Three)

Amazon US: http://amzn.to/1G9pd0x

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1OtLJVr

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/1N35Jgb

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Deep (Book Four)

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Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/1N8QEb1

Barnes & Noble:  http://bit.ly/1CT657M

Kobo: http://bit.ly/1InexuC

iBooks: http://apple.co/1EDEQcc

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kylie scott

About the Author:

Kylie is a long time fan of erotic love stories and B-grade horror films. She demands a happy ending and if blood and carnage occur along the way then all the better. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and one delightful husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

Kylie is represented by Amy Tannenbaum at the Jane Rotrosen Agency, New York.

Stalk Kylie Scott: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

 

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Short & Sweet Review: My Dragon Masters by Krystal Shannan

Title:  My Dragon Masters

Author:  Krystal Shannan

Series:  Sanctuary, Texas #2

Genre:  Paranormal Romance

Rating: 4 Stars

Publication Date: December 18, 2014

Sweet or Spicy Romance: Spicy

Page Count: 342

Published by: KS Publishing

Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / GoodReads / ARe

Synopsis:

Fire and ice don’t go together… or do they?

When the beast within wakes, her desires burn with a fire she can’t escape. She won’t let anything stop her, not even the fact that she has no memory. She doesn’t know who… or what she is, but also can’t shake the feeling that she’s something more than human.

Dragon shifter twin brothers, Miles and Eli Blackmoor, are exiled Drakonae kings. A thousand years ago they lost their soul mate, Diana Karlson. Betrayed by their own people, they spent centuries on earth searching for a way to reclaim their birthright and their wife. They’ve dedicated their lives to protecting the House of Lamidae, hoping one day one of the seers in the house would have a vision to help them.

All the Sisters ever say is… she is coming to you.

Warning: Contains scorching m/f/m menage, bondage, and a sassy dragon female who wants her mates to play!

 

Review:

I had mammoth expectations going into this book because I had placed book 1 on the Best of 2014 list.  Unfortunately I didn’t have the same connection to Diana or Miles and Eli.  I’m unsure if that is because of the amnesia or if there were other things that just didn’t hit the same note for me.  There were glimmers of real joy in reading of this book but overall for me it just didn’t connect with me.  However I do look forward to the next installment of this series with the great hope that I will fall back in love with Sanctuary Texas and its many characters.

Sanctuary Texas Series:

  1. My Viking Vampire
  2. My Dragon Masters

Will you continue with the series: Yes

Will you read something by this author again: Yes

A copy of My Dragon Masters was provided to me by the author and nothing else was exchanged for my honest review.

Review: An Alpha’s Fate by Lia Davis

Title:  An Alpha’s Fate

Author:  Lia Davis

Series:  Ashwood World #1

Genre:  Paranormal Romance

Rating:  4 Stars

Publication Date: March 10, 2015

Sweet or Spicy Romance: Spicy

Page Count: 34

Published by: Fated Desires

Purchase: Amazon / Goodreads

Synopsis:

Greenridge Pack princess, Reagan Summers, will protect her wolves at all cost. After finding out about his illegal activities that harmed so many innocents, she kills the Alpha Wolf her father arranged for her to marry. Afraid and on the run, she turns to the only person she trusts, her true mate, Logan.

Birchwood Pack Alpha, Logan Webb, watched Reagan walk out of his life over ten years ago. When she contacts him needing help, something in her voice puts his wolf in full protection mode. But seeing her in the flesh wakes a raw, primal desire long buried.

Review:

Sometimes you have a limited sliver of time maybe between appointments or just need an hour’s break from the hectic pace of your life and are looking for a book to fill in this precious time.  This book will fit the bill perfectly.

The story has enough pace, romance and characters to allow a reader to jump into this world and feel satisfied at the end.  I was able to sit down with this book and consume it during my lunch break which lasts around an hour.

This is also a perfect chance to check out Ms. Davis’ writing if you haven’t tried her yet.  This story encapsulates her typical stories with heroines that we root for and heroes that we long to see matched with their equal and a well developed world that grabs the reader and won’t let you go.

Final Thoughts:  I’m looking forward to more snapshots into this world that Ms. Davis has created and encourage you to check this book out.  And if you are a fan of Ashwood Falls series then this will act as a companion series while we wait for the next installment from Ms. Davis.

Ashwood World Series

Will you continue with the series: Yes

Will you read something by this author again: Yes

Fated Desires Publishing provided me with a copy of An Alpha’s Fate but nothing else was exchanged for my honest review.

Changing the World One Woman at a Time



I don’t know about you but I can’t seem to go 5 minutes without someone taking a pot shot at a woman and I’m over it.
This includes everything from her clothes to her weight to her favorite reading material to a movie she sees. And everything in between.
Just this morning I was gearing up for another day at the office when I came across two such posts. One was one woman being snarky about another woman’s weight. The other is even more disturbing about a woman being stalked by another woman.
I don’t know about you but I’m DONE! Woman are amazing. We are typically the more nurturing and caring of the species and yet there are some out there that have nothing better to do than attack virtually or unfortunately physically others of the same gender.
Why?
I say it is time to show the world what #truegirlpower is all about. Take the opportunity to encourage a woman in your life. Send a positive note to one of your favorite authors and let them know you value them for their work and to keep it up. Tell the woman in your office that you value them even if they are having a bad day. Not to mention stop and send a word to your mom, sister, daughter, cousin niece or your best friend and tell them how much you value them in your life.
Let us see what sort of impact we woman can have when we see value instead of difference, gratitude instead of body shape, and encouragement instead of a snarky quip that you post or tweet.
Because truthfully don’t we get enough of that from Men. Why do we want to do it to each other too?
So make a woman’s day by being a spotlight on her uniqueness and personality. Then let’s watch as we change the world one woman at a time.

Review: Finding Holland by Grace Ryles

Title:  Finding Holland

Author:  Grace Ryles

Series:  Grand Oak Springs #3

Genre:  Contemporary Romance

Rating:  3 Stars

Publication Date: January 7, 2015

Sweet or Spicy Romance: Spicy

Page Count: 137

Published by: Siren-Bookstrand

Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Goodreads

Synopsis:

A betrayal six years ago sent Holland Mathers’ world spinning. Forcing her to flee the only place she’d ever known and the only men she’d ever loved. Vowing to move on from the past, lands her in a local dungeon being manhandled by her date, Mitchel. The men who come to her rescue are non-other than the objects of her desire, the men she thought she’d lost forever.

Adrian Reyes and Oliver Edwards have loved Holland ever since the day they found her on the side of the road. Their relationship lasted only six months, but that was enough for them to spend all of their time searching for her when she fled their small town, without an explanation. Knowing that without her they will never be complete, they are determined to show her that their love can overcome whatever she is hiding from them.

A chance encounter leads them to reuniting again, but things aren’t that simple. Can they find a way back into her heart and bed or will they lose her forever?

Review:

As many shades of love abound there are a plethora of shades and nuances of misunderstanding and hurt.  This book revolves around a miscommunication on the part of the lovers and fear of rejection.  Unfortunately it has cost all of our main characters time and heartache but they seek to rectify all of that in Finding Holland.

Holland’s determination to move forward in her life amidst her strife and turmoil was very touching.  She is a woman who believes that she will eventually be left behind which has driven her to re-imagine and re-shape her life.  So she seeks and eventually finds a sanctuary in Grand Oak Springs where she has found a measure of peace.  She has even begun dating again in the hopes of finding love again.

Adrian and Oliver, however, have been searching for Holland since her disappearance from their lives.  She is the missing part of each of their lives and they want her back for good this time.  These two men are interesting characters.  They both have distinctive drives but a singular purpose in finding Holland and placing her squarely back in their lives.

The heat between these three characters is combustible.  Once past hurts are soothed and misunderstandings are rectified the reader is in for a ride.

Final Thoughts:  This is a very enjoyable read and one that can be read as a stand-alone if you want to wade into the deep end of this series.

Grand Oak Springs Series

Will you continue with the series: Yes

Will you read something by this author again: Yes

 

Ms Ryles provided me with a copy of Finding Holland but nothing else was exchanged for my honest review.

An Alpha’s Fate by Lia Davis Pre-order & Giveaway

An Alpha's FateWelcome to Ashwood World

In An Alpha’s Fate, Reagan is the princes of the Greenhedge Pack–a small Pack of about 100, give or take, members nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains about 50 miles from the Brichwood Pack. She’s the only child of the Alpha and the heir to the Pack. When she met Logan, Alpha of Birchwood, she knew he was hers. They fell in love and made plans to merge the Packs together, since her father was ill and would soon pass. However, when she returned to her Pack to tell her father, all plans of a happy future crumbled. Her father had signed a mating contract with a male Reagan didn’t know or wanted.

  

An Alpha’s Fate (An Ashwood World story)

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Greenridge Pack princess, Reagan Summers, will protect her wolves at all cost. After finding out about his illegal activities that harmed so many innocents, she kills the Alpha Wolf her father arranged for her to marry. Afraid and on the run, she turns to the only person she trusts, her true mate, Logan.

Birchwood Pack Alpha, Logan Webb, watched Reagan walk out of his life over ten years ago. When she contacts him needing help, something in her voice puts his wolf in full protection mode. But seeing her in the flesh wakes a raw, primal desire long buried.

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Review: Hoodoo Blue by Katalina Leon

Title:  Hoodoo Blue

Author:  Katalina Leon

Series:  Magic & Mayhem #1

Genre:  Paranormal Romance

Rating:  4 Stars

Publication Date: January 27, 2015

Sweet or Spicy Romance: Spicy

Page Count: 105

Published by: Fated Desires Publishing

Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Goodreads /ARe

Synopsis:

Fredi is a passionate witch with a scorching hot secret. Every time she has a sexual thought, green fire blasts from her fingertips. Gus is a gorgeous lycan who scares women away with his wild wolf-shifts. Not the best way to find relationships.

Both have vowed not to date until they get themselves under control, but a witchy friend thinks differently. The pair get tricked into sharing a frosty pitcher of “Hoodoo Blue” and fall prey to a wayward love potion that has them blurting out every lustful thought. Worse, it won’t allow them to walk away from each other. They’re stuck together until dawn under the devilish effects of a time-released hoodoo that makes them do outrageous things. For everyone’s safety, Fredi is forced to take Gus home and tie him to her headboard and only some very witchy lovemaking can calm the storm.

Fredi and Gus might find themselves on the set-up date from hell, but even a hilarious cascade of disasters can’t keep a plus-sized blonde witch with attitude, and a hunky lumberjack of a lycan from seeing the other would be the perfect mate.

Review:

Sometimes books sit in my review pile for a while waiting for me to crack the proverbial spine open and delve into the world that the author has taken great time and thought into creating for their characters.  I’m not exactly sure what caused me to keep pushing this to the back of the pile of “must read books” but it lingered there for far too long.  And now I’m looking forward to reading more by this author because the story was told with a light touch that I found charming.

As most single people are fully aware, first dates have a scale from “I’m shocked it went so well.” to “Who in their right mind thought that he or she would be a good fit for me?” to “I’m so embarrassed because (fill in the blank here) happened.”  Fortunately for us readers we are the recipients of an “I’m so embarrassed” first date between Fredi & Gus.  The cause and effect were delightful and completely believable if you are as big a klutz as I am.

There were moments that I really wanted to step into the bar and experience one of these drinks for myself.  May I suggest Ms. Leon create the Hoodoo Blue drink for a convention or just for your readers and post on your website.  Because I would love to have been sipping this while I read the book.  Just a thought.

The writing is tight and the story moves at a brisk pace which allowed me to read it between working on laundry and Saturday morning chores.  This is definitely a world that has potential and I would definitely enjoy a repeat visit to the bar for more hijinks.

Final Thoughts:  Wonderful introduction to this series and Ms. Leon’s work.

Magic & Mayhem Series

Will you continue with the series: Yes

Will you read something by this author again: Yes

 

Fated Desire Publishing provided me with a copy of Hoodoo Blue but nothing else was exchanged for my honest review.

Promo: Mary’s Menage Reviews

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One of my new favorite genres is menage romance.  Mary’s blog is completely dedicated to this genre 100% which I was thrilled to find over the last year.  Her reviews are witty and honest but has a strict no spoilers policy which I appreciate whole heartily.

The Happy Menage Holiday blog tour, which ran from December 21 to Jan 2, was a ton of fun to follow and garnered a whole host of new authors and series for me to read.  Each day was hosted by a different author highlighting one of their menage stories with some amazing excerpts.  Unfortunately my wallet was a heck of a lot lighter by the end of the tour.

2015MenageContestLogoHer Valentine 2015 Authors Tour will run from February 9-17 and looks to be just as much fun and great way to hear about new authors.  I highly recommend you check her blog if this genre is on your must read list too.  Her blog is found HERE. I know I will be waiting with bated breathe every morning for the next installment.

And I recommend you check out her 1,000+ list of menage stories if you are looking for a new or old menage to read.  It can be found HERE and can be sorted in multiple ways if you are looking for a specific sub-category or even publication date.

You can also participate in the 2015 Erotic Menage Romance contest and nominate your favorite author in a whole host of genres.  The contest nomination form can be found HERE.

I want to thank Mary for allowing me to help promote this tour and wish her continued success because it means I have an amazing resource for this new reading addiction of mine.

Review: Bite Marks by Rebecca Royce

Title:  Bite Marks

Author:  Rebecca Royce

Series:  Paranormal by Mistake #1

Genre:  Paranormal Romance

Rating:  4 Stars

Publication Date: January 20, 2015

Sweet or Spicy Romance: Spicy

Page Count: 94

Published by: Fated Desires Publishing

Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Goodreads /ARe

Synopsis:

George is a mystery writer in a small town who wants nothing more than one date with the local bartender named Trudy. When he finally scores a date, he is ecstatic. But the night before he his bitten by a vampire–and accidently transformed into a member of the Undead. He assumes any chance he had with Trudy died the same night his need for food did.

But, Trudy is more than she seems. A werewolf hunter on the run she knows all about vampires and if she can keep them both alive for any length of time, she might be just what George needs to survive.

Can love survive an accidental bite?

Review:

No matter how many paranormal series that I pick up and read I’m forever amazed by the nuance that each author brings to her story.  Ms. Royce’s new work, Bite Mark fits this to a T.  What I’m truly amazed by is the depth of world building and character development that is ever present in this story.  Rogue vampires, politics, werewolves and a newbie vampire are here but there is a level of care and placement for each of these items into the story.

Our hero, George is such a character.  I enjoyed the fact that he had patiently asked Trudy, the local bartender, out numerous times and refused to give up.  And yet when he finally is granted his date he unfortunately can’t go because he has been attacked and transformed into a new vampire.  His perseverance and character is demonstrated in his actions to a woman that he truly cares for and doesn’t want to harm.

Trudy has secrets of her own.  She has been on the run from a pack of werewolves for a long time and refuses to settle down or stay in one place because they will eventually track her down.

The tension and chemistry between our main characters is exactly what I was looking for in an afternoon read.  Well done, Ms. Royce.

Final Thoughts:  Looking for a new series to seek your teeth into that allows you to escape for an afternoon’s adventure than Rebecca Royce’s new work will fit the bill.

Paranormal by Mistake Series is written by multiple authors.

Will you continue with the series: Yes

Will you read something by this author again: Yes

 

Fated Desire Publishing provided me with a copy of Bite Marks but nothing else was exchanged for my honest review.