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  • Melting Ice Release Day Blitz

    JamiDavenport_MeltingIce200USA Today Bestselling author Jami Davenport presents another Seattle Sockeyes hockey romance and the fifth book in her Game On in Seattle sports romance series showcasing alpha male heroes of football, baseball, and hockey.

    Brimming with attitude and broken beyond repair, Isaac “Ice” Wolfe has a heart as cold as his nickname, and he likes it that way–until he meets his neighbor Avery Maxwell. Avery is unlike any woman he’s ever known. Her smile thaws his frozen heart. Being with her heals his broken places. She makes him feel, and for Isaac that’s not always a good thing. Isaac has burned every bridge in his professional hockey career. When he’s traded to the Seattle Sockeyes halfway through their inaugural season, he knows he won’t get another chance. He’s never been a team player, yet he needs to become one–and fast.

    Avery has only wanted one thing in her life–to train and show horses. Her decision to drop out of college to pursue her riding career causes a rift with her big sister, but Avery is tired of following everyone else’s dreams. Now she’s following her own, and no one is going to distract her from her passion–until she meets a dark stranger and his cantankerous dog.

    When Isaac is warned away from Avery by the team’s captain, who happens to be Avery’s future brother-in-law, Isaac sees the writing on the wall. It’s Avery or his career. To Isaac, a life without hockey wouldn’t be a life worth living. But what about a life without Avery?

    Do Isaac and Avery sacrifice their life’s passions for their mutual passion for each other, or do they fight to have it all, even if by doing so, they might lose everything in the end?


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    While all books in this series can be read as standalones, you’ll likely enjoy the other books in the Game On in Seattle sports romance series:

    Book 1–Skating on Thin Ice (Seattle Sockeyes Hockey)

    Book 2–Crashing the Boards (Seattle Sockeyes Hockey)

    Book 3–Crashing the Net (Seattle Sockeyes Hockey)

    Book 4–Love at First Snow (Seattle Sockeyes Hockey)

    Book 5–Melting Ice (Seattle Sockeyes Hockey) 

    Book 6–Blindsided (Seattle Steelheads Football) AVAILABLE IN SEPTEMBER 2015

    *Please note:  Jami Davenport will not publish a book until she thinks it is ready.  As such, I did not receive an ARC until right before release date.  This weekend, I had prior commitments, therefore, I was not able to read and review Melting Ice in time for this blitz.    I have signed up for her blog tour and am scheduled July 6th where I will publish my review. *

    About the Author

    USA Today Bestselling Author Jami Davenport writes sexy contemporary and sports romances, including her two new indie endeavors: the Game On in Seattle Series and the Madrona Island Series. Jami lives on a small farm near Puget Sound with her Green Beret-turned-plumber husband, a Newfoundland cross with a tennis ball fetish, a prince disguised as an orange tabby cat, and an opinionated Hanoverian mare. She works in computer support in her day job and juggles too many balls, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.

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    Author Interview

    Q.  Who is your favorite character from your book and why?

    A.  They’re all my favorites. I love them all.

    Q.  Do you have any unique talents or hobbies?

    A.  I rode and showed horses in dressage for 30 plus years, so I guess my unique talent would be dressage riding.

    Q.  What can we expect from you in the future?

    A.  I’m branching out into football and baseball. Eventually I’ll have three teams all set in Seattle, all part of the same series, so you’ll see old favorites from my Sockeyes Hockey team show up in my Steelheads football books. Eventually, I’m also going to merge the Evergreen Dynasty series and the Madrona Island series. I’ve already merged Evergreen Dynasty with the Game On in Seattle series by using some of the characters from ED in GoiS.

    Q.  What can readers who enjoy your book do to help make it successful?

    A.  Reviews. Reviews. Reviews. Not only does it help with Amazon’s ranking system, but it also helps an author geet valuable ad space in some of the large mailing lists such as Book Bub.

    Q.  Do you have any tips for readers or advice for other writers trying to get published?

    A.  Research your publishing options, make sure you’re making the right choices for you. Don’t sign a contract because you think that’s the best you can do. Instead think of the best case scenario for you career in five years and plan accordingly. Don’t sell yourself short.

    Q.  Do you have a specific writing style?

    A.  I think my writing style is more conversational than many authors. I find that a reader will love my books or hate them. There’s not a lot of middle ground. I was told by an author friend once that’s because I have a strong voice, which is also why I don’t do well in contests and quit entering them years ago.

    Q.  Is there a message in your book that you want readers to grasp?

    A.  Family matters, whether it’s blood or the family you’ve built within a team or a group of friends.

    Q.  What is your favorite theme/genre to write about?

    A.  Damaged souls healing through love.

    Q While you were writing, did you ever feel as if you were one of the characters?

    A.  Yes, I call it in the zone. If I’m so deep into those character’s heads that I become the characters, I call that a good day of writing.

    Q.  How are you the same/different from the main character?

    A.  Almost all of my female characters have a bit of me in them. They’re usually strong, independent, smart, straight-forward, opinionated, not domestic in the least, and career oriented. So far not one of them has been gotten accidentally pregnant because I strongly believe there are few viable reasons for that to happen. You also will NEVER see a secret baby story from me which involves the heroine keeping the hero’s child from him. My husband and I have lived that particular nightmare, and I cannot find any way to redeem a woman who would do that to her child, unless the man is abusive—but then he wouldn’t be hero material, would he? I do want to try a marriage of convenience though. I love those books, but they’re tricky to pull off in a contemporary.

  • Safe at Last by Maya Banks

    My Review
    I had the good fortune of reading this entire series one after the other.  I love binge reading series books, they play out like a blockbuster movie in my head.  And that is what this series is…..a Blockbuster.
    In this installment of the Slow Burn Series, we learn more about the infamous Gracie that Zack mentions through the previous two books.   My heart broke for Zack from the very beginning.  You always knew there was more to his story.  I am so happy he got his own book.  
    For someone who when through a trauma she did, Anna-Grace overcame much to start her life over again.  What she thought happened, had her running from Zack with a broken heart.  When Fate brings them together, Zack refuses to let Grace push him away or run from him again.  Not unless she tells him why she ran in the first place.  I was sooooo frustrated for Zack.  I wanted to shake Gracie.  
    When Zack confronts the person who was to blame for the “breakup”, my heart broke all over again for Zack.  It was awful and I wanted to kick ass for him.  But, once communication between the two is re-established, they let the love flow.  
    You will be frustrated to tears, have tears of heartache, and have tears of happiness rolling down your face.  Maya Banks is a brilliant author who has me as a lifelong fan.


    They say young love doesn’t last, but a girl from the wrong side of the tracks with unique abilities and the hometown golden boy were determined to defy the odds. For Zack Covington, Anna-Grace—his “Gracie”—was the one. But one night forever altered the course of their future; when a devastated Gracie disappeared without a trace, Zack was left to agonize over what happened to the girl he loved. As the years passed, his desperate efforts to find her uncovered nothing.

    Now working for Devereaux Security, he stumbles across a painting featuring a special place only he and Gracie would know. The image is too perfectly rendered for it to be coincidence. His Gracie must be alive. When he comes face to face with her, he is shocked—and heartbroken—to discover the wounded shell of the girl he once knew and still loves. Her psychic gifts are gone, and worse, she believes he betrayed her all those years ago.

    Zack has enemies, and once his weakness is discovered, Gracie becomes a target for revenge. He’ll have to save her before he can earn her trust and her love. And he vows they’ll never be torn apart again.

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    By Maya Banks
    When Caleb Devereaux discovers his younger sister, Tori, is kidnapped, he quickly turns to an unlikely source for help: Ramie St. Claire, a beautiful and sensitive woman with a psychic gift for finding answers others cannot. The two quickly find out their chemistry is undeniable and an intimate relationship follows. 
    While Ramie can connect to victims and alert authorities to their locations, her ability comes with a steep price. Every time she uses it, she experiences the same torture as the victim. Helping the infuriatingly attractive and impatient Caleb find his sister nearly kills her. Even though his sexual intensity draws her like a magnet, she needs to get as far away from him as she can. 
    Deeply remorseful for the pain he has caused, Caleb is determined to make things right. But just when he thinks Ramie’s vanished forever, she reappears. This time she’s the one in trouble and is in desperate needs of his help. Caleb will risk everything, including his heart, to protect her from a relentless and cruel murderer, who will stop at nothing and no one until he gets to Ramie.
    By Maya Banks
    Arial knows the rules that keep her safe. She’s been following them since she was a little girl: Do not tell. Do not show. But in a moment of terror, facing an attacker intent on taking more than just her life, she has no choice but to unleash the psychic powers she’s been hiding since childhood. 
    Now, with Ari’s abilities revealed, a bigger threat looms – something that makes her question everything she thought she knew about her parents and her secretive upbringing. But this isn’t a fight she can face on her own. 
    As the head of Devereaux Security, Beau Devereaux is no stranger to the bizarre. But when he takes on a new client–a beautiful young woman with an extraordinary gift–Beau isn’t prepared for the extent of his attraction to her. What began as a simple assignment quickly turns personal as he discovers he’ll do anything it takes to protect Ari, the woman he loves.
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    About the Author:

    Maya Banks a #1 USA Today and New York Times bestselling author whose chart toppers have included erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, Scottish historical romances. She is the author of the Breathless Trilogy, the KGI novels, the Sweet series, and the Colters Legacy novels. She lives in the South with her husband and three children and other assorted babies, such as her two Bengal kitties and a Calico who’s been with her as long as her youngest child. She’s an avid reader of romance and loves to dish books with her fans and anyone else who’ll listen! She very much enjoys interacting with her readers on Facebook and Twitter as well as in her Yahoo! Group.

    To learn more about her please visit her online at www.mayabanks.com or at www.facebook.com/AuthorMayaBanks

    Twitter: @maya_banks

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  • Heroes In Uniform Boxed Set


    Ten full-length books and one novella from NY Times and USA Today Bestselling Authors. A Romantic Suspense and Military Romance boxed set of 11 Sexy Contemporary Alpha Heroes — Soldiers, SEALs, Spies, Agents, Rangers and Cops.

    Including brand-new, never-before-published stories: a novella from Gennita Low and a full-length novel from Nina Bruhns.


    KAYLEA CROSS–Danger Close. With his cover blown, former undercover CIA agent Wade Sandberg finds himself, and an innocent woman, the number one targets of the world’s most dangerous terrorist.

    PATRICIA McLINN–At The Heart’s Command. Colonel John Griffin Jr. is a good and honorable soldier who faces the toughest mission of all when he returns home to Wyoming: Protect the woman he’s always loved – especially from himself.

    GENNITA LOW–Dangerously Hot. While working undercover, looking for his missing brother, Luke meets the mysterious Nina who appears to know more than she’s saying. Can Luke charm the sexy and dangerous Nina into assisting him?

    CARIDAD PINEIRO–Sins Of The Flesh. Ex-Army Ranger Mick Carrera has been hired to hunt down a woman who is nothing like he expects. As passion erupts between them, danger threatens from those who want to end Mick and Cat’s lives in order to safeguard their secrets.

    SHARON HAMILTON–Cruisin’ For A SEAL. What starts out as a cruise vacation for 9 Navy SEALs and their wives, winds up a full scale Team operation, as they save the passengers from terrorists.

    KAREN FENECH–Snowbound. FBI Agent Mallory Burke, injured and on the run for her life, is stranded in a snowstorm with a reclusive and secretive cop she’s not sure she can trust but is falling in love with.

    TONI ANDERSON–Her Last Chance. Eighteen years ago the Blade Hunter found his first victim on the streets of NYC. Now, unless FBI Agent Marshall Hayes can stop him, he’s back to finish the job.

    NINA BRUHNS–Barely Dangerous. Blue Wolf Cooper has a bear problem–as in, he suspects the pretty new USFS fire spotter is part of a vicious bear poaching ring he is trying to shut down. Margarethe “George” Johansen has a bare problem–as in, she keeps dreaming the sexy Fish and Game warden who’s been following her around sneaks up into her isolated tower, strips her bare, and makes incredible love to her…right before he kills her.

    LORI RYAN–Everlasting. Katelyn Bowden never imagined coming home would dredge up a twenty-four year old murder and put her life at risk. She also never expected the man to come to her rescue would be the one man she’d resented for years. The one man she wanted nothing to do with.

    CRISTIN HARBER–Garrison’s Creed. An injured CIA agent runs into the only man she can never see again–her first love, the one who “buried” her years ago.

    DANA MARTON–Deathblow. Former small-town football hero turned cop, Joe Kessler never met a linebacker, perp, or a woman he couldn’t handle. Then a troubled single mom walks into his life, and the only place this hot jock will ever see ‘easy’ again is in the dictionary.

    Don’t miss this anthology by contemporary romance bestsellers treating you to heroes to melt your heart!




  • Secret by Kindle Alexander

    My Review

    Secret.  That is the title of the book, but I think it should have been Secrets.  There are more than one in this story.  Dylan has created one of the most popular social networks known to date….Secret Networks.  The Secret is special, you will have to read the story of why it is, but it is.  Dylan is currently viewing bids on his company from Wilder, Yahoo and possibly Amazon.  This can make him rich and grow Secret above and beyond where it is now.

    Dylan has a deeper secret though.  In fact, throughout this story he will have more than one.  His wife will have more than one.  Tristan Wilder will even have one.

    Dylan and Tristan’s relationship is hot and sweet all at the same time.  I love them soooo Hard!!! Tristan finally takes more than just his job seriously and learns what love is.  Dylan learns to be himself and stop living a lie.  He learns to love himself and love the man he is supposed to love.

    Tristan Wilder, self-made millionaire and devastatingly handsome CEO of Wilder-Nation is on the verge of a very lucrative buyout. With tough negotiations ahead, he’s armed with his acquisition pitch, ready to launch the deal of a lifetime. There’s just one glitch. The last thing he expects is to fall for the hot business owner he’s trying to sway.
    Dylan Reeves, computer science engineer and founder of the very successful social media site, Secret, is faced with a life-altering decision. A devoted family man with three kids and a wife, Dylan has been living a secret for years. Fiercely loyal to his convictions, his boundaries blur after meeting the striking owner of the corporation interested in acquiring his company. For the first time in his life, reckless desire consumes him when the gorgeous computer mogul makes an offer he can’t refuse.


    Meet the Author
    Best Selling Author Kindle Alexander is an innovative writer, and a genre-crosser who writes classic fantasy, romance, suspense, and erotica in both the male/male and male/female genres. It’s always a surprise to see what’s coming next!
    I live in the suburbs of Dallas where it’s true, the only thing bigger than an over active imagination, may be women’s hair!
    Usually, I try for funny. Humor is a major part of my life – I love to laugh, and it seems to be the thing I do in most situations – regardless of the situation, but jokes are a tricky deal… I don’t want to offend anyone and jokes tend to offend. So instead I’m going to tell you about Kindle.
    I tragically lost my sixteen year old daughter to a drunk driver. She had just been at home, it was early in the night and I heard the accident happen. I’ll never forget that moment. The sirens were immediate and something inside me just knew. I left my house, drove straight to the accident on nothing more than instinct. I got to be there when my little girl died – weirdly, I consider that a true gift from above. She didn’t have to be alone.
    That time in my life was terrible. It’s everything you think it would be times about a billion. I love that kid. I loved being her mother and I loved watching her grow into this incredibly beautiful person, both inside and out. She was such a gift to me. To have it all ripped away so suddenly broke me.
    Her name was Kindle. Honest to goodness – it was her name and she died a few weeks before Amazon released their brand new Kindle ereader. She had no idea it was coming out and she would have finally gotten her name on something! Try finding a ruler with the name Kindle on it.. It never happened.
    Through the course of that crippling event I was lucky enough to begin to write with a dear friend in the fan fiction world of Facebook. She got me through those dark days with her unwavering support and friendship. There wasn’t a time she wasn’t there for me. Sometimes together and sometimes by myself, we built a world where Kindle lives and stands for peace, love and harmony. It’s its own kind of support group. I know without question I wouldn’t be here today without her.
    Find out more by visiting www.kindlealexander.com or email me at kindle@kindlealexander.com


  • Sweet Ache Book Tour

    sweet ache book tour



    Meet Hawke & Quinlan in SWEET ACHE – the newest Rock Star stand-alone in the Driven Series by K. Bromberg!


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    sweet ache coverSynopsis

    The ​New York Times​ bestselling author of ​Slow Burn ​turns up the heat when a sexy bet turns into so much more….

    Hawkin Play, the bad boy rock star with a good guy heart, has lived a lifetime of cleaning up after his twin brother’s mistakes. Hunter’s most recent screw-up could land Hawke in jail and risk the band’s future. Hawke agrees to guest lecture at a local college to stay in the judge’s good graces—and a bet with his bandmate to seduce his sexy teaching assistant is icing on the cake.

    Quinlan Westin is harder to bed than Hawke imagined. She knows his type and is determined to avoid the rocker at all costs—even if their attraction runs deeper than simple lust.  Just as Hawke might finally be winning over the girl, his brother has other plans.

    When Hunter realizes his twin finally has a weakness, he’ll stop at nothing to take advantage….

    Excerpt ~ Quinlan

    I walk toward him, the sight of him slightly unkempt with a carefree smile he hasn’t possessed for days calls to my libido on so many levels it’s ridiculous. He brings a shot of something to his mouth and I don’t even give a second thought to what it is because I know I’ll taste it on my lips momentarily.

    He hums deep in his throat when I step up into his body and there is something so inherently sexy about the sound—knowing that I caused that reaction—that together with the feel of his firm body against mine lets me know there will be no interruptions this time.

    He looks at me, eyes darkening and one hand sliding beneath my shirt a beat before our lips meet in a hungry, no-holds-barred kiss. His empty bottle clatters on the counter behind him so that his other hand can join in the temptation. I lose myself in the taste of the tequila on his tongue, and the hypnotizing feeling of his hands on my body.

    The music thumps hard around us, the noise buzzes, and the faint scent of cigarette smoke wafts in from outside but it’s as if none of it hits me because I’m consumed by everything about him: his taste, his cologne, the groan I can’t hear but can feel against our connected chests, the heat of his body. I don’t care who’s watching because it’s almost as if the overwhelming emotions that he’s experienced all week long are manifesting themselves into our mutual desperation.

    “Upstairs. Now,” he murmurs against my lips, and I’ve never heard more perfect words. He grasps the bottle of tequila behind him in one hand and my hand in the other without saying anything further and walks with purpose through the crowd.  I can’t see his face but he must have a determined look on it because not one person stops him to talk when that’s been the norm for the evening thus far. At the bottom of the stairs, I catch the eyes of the three wannabe women and just
    smirk. Call me bitchy, but I can’t help it, I’m with the one they were hoping to land tonight.

    About the Author

    kristy...New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author K. Bromberg is that reserved woman sitting in the corner who has you all fooled about the wild child inside of her—the one she lets out every time her fingertips touch the computer keyboard.

    K. lives in Southern California with her husband and three children. When she needs a break from the daily chaos of her life, you can most likely find her on the treadmill or with Kindle in hand, devouring the pages of a good, saucy book.

    On a whim, K. Bromberg decided to try her hand at this writing thing. Her debut novels, Driven, Fueled, and Crashed of The Driven Trilogy were well received and went on to become multi-platform bestsellers as well as landing on the New York Times and USA Today lists. Her other works include a short story, UnRaveled, and a companion piece to The Driven Trilogy titled Raced. She is currently working on three stand alone Driven novels, Slow Burn, Sweet Ache, and Hard Beat. She also plans to release a novel addressing the 10 year gap at the ending of Crashed in late fall 2015.

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