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  • The Third Annual Mental Health Awareness Month

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    An amazing group of authors have agreed to donate a portion of their May 2015 books sales to the Keith Milano Memorial Fund at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).
    The Keith Milano Memorial Fund was established to help raise awareness about the devastating and deadly disease that is mental illness. Our hope is that by having the strength to say that Keith was “Bipolar” we can strip away the stigma.
    If anyone wishes to make a direct donation to the Keith Milano Memorial Fund they can do that HERE.
    Our goal is to raise awareness about mental illness and to get people talking…..Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24; the US loses 22 Vets a day to suicide, more than they lose in combat; there is one death by suicide in the US every 13 minutes. These statistics are scary but together we can work to make a difference!
    Here is a list of the participating authors and books:
    Author Book(s)
    Alison Bailey The “Perfect” Series and Past Imperfect
    Amy Harmon The Song of David (preorder live May 11th)
    Amy Lane Chase in Shadows
    Ann Lister Rock Gods series – Fall For Me, Take What You Want, Make You Mine, Looking At Forever, Meant for Me (releasing in May)
    Anthology – Kindle Alexander Toni Aleo, Sawyer Bennett, Chelle Bliss, Eden Butler, Brenda Rothert The Night Shift – Dirty Things Happen in the Dark
    Andria Large At War
    Beverly Preston Surviving Broken
    Brenda Rothert Killian and Unspoken
    Cassia Leo The Story of Us Series – The Way We Fall book 1 and book two The Way we Break released in May
    Cardeno C Jumping In
    Claudia Connor Worth the Risk
    Chelle Bliss Throttle Me
    Faith Gibson The Stone Society Series – Rafael, Gregor and Dante (releasing the end of May)
    Emily Snow and Avonlea Cole Bad Advice
    Felice Stevens Through Hell and Back series – A Walk Through Fire, After the Fire and Embrace the Fire
    Ginger Scott Wild Reckless
    Harper Sloan Full Catalog
    Holly Roberts The Completion Series: Play, Strike, Kick, and Slam
    Ilsa Madden Miles Very Wicked Beginnings
    Julie Jaret Perspectives series (currently two titles: Extreme Close-Up and Over-Exposed
    K Bromberg Fueled
    Katy Evans The Real Series
    Kelly Jamieson Loving Maddie from A to Z
    Lainey Reese Full Catalog
    Lauren Blakley Full Catalog
    Lisa Eugene Grayson
    ME Carter Change of Hart
    Melissa Collins On Solid Ground
    Michelle Lynn Love Me Back
    Nicole Edwards A Million Tiny Pieces by Nicole Edwards and Unhinged, Unraveling, & Chaos – The Unhinged series by Timberlyn Scott
    Nina Levine The Storm MC series – Storm, Fierce, Blaze, Revive, Slay & Relent
    Rebecca Brooke Letters Home
    Raine Miller Rare and Precious Things
    Sandra Owens Someone Like Her
    Samantha Young On Dublin Street
    Samantha Towle Trouble
    Sawyer Bennett Clash (Cal and Macy #1), Grind (Cal and Macy #2), Yield Cal and Macy #3), Uncivilized, On the Rocks (Last Call, #1) , Make It a Double (Last Call, #2), Sugar on the Edge (Last Call, #3), With a Twist (Last Call, #4), Shaken, Not Stirred (Last Call, #5), Legal Affairs Boxed Set (Legal Affairs #1-6), Confessions of a Litigation God (Legal Affairs #7) Off Sides (Off #1), Off Limits (Off #2), Off the Record (Off #3), Off the Course (Off #4), Off Chance (Off #5), Off Season (Off #6)
    Scott Hildreth Baby Girl series
    SJD Peterson “Joe” Full Catalog
    Stacy Borel Hitchhiker
    Susan Mac Nicol Love You Senseless and Sight and Sinners (Men Of London series)
    Tina Reber Jacked
    Violet Duke Can’t Resist Series: Resisting the Bad Boy, Falling for the Good Guy, Choosing the Right Man and Finding the Right Girl and Nice Girl to Love Trilogy boxed set
    This year the event will also include an online auction and author takeover over 4 amazing days!! We hope that you will join us for not only some great auction items but to have an opportunity to speak with participating authors during an epic author take over event.
    The Keith Milano Auction Event Banner
    Please join us on Facebook HERE
    In addition to all of these great things, thanks to the amazing design skills of author SJD Peterson, we also have custom t-shirt for sale, which part of the sales will also benefit the Keith Milano Memorial Fund.
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    Personal Message from Denise Milano Sprung: When Keith passed away, I made a promise to myself that he would not go quietly nor would he be forgotten. It is with the help of all of you that 10 years later, I am able to keep this promise and most of all to be able to help others who may be suffering in silence.

    Thank you does not seem like enough. So please know that from the bottom of my heart to the depths of my soul, every one-click of these books helps others and continues to reduce the stigma that is associated with mental illness. THANK YOU for all you do and for spreading the word and for opening your hearts to help others.

    Fund information:

    Keith Milano Memorial Fund

    140 Adams Ave Suite B-12

    Hauppauge NY 11788


    direct donation http://bit.ly/MilanoFund



    The Keith Milano Memorial Fund benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). http://www.afsp.org/

    Donations at the end of the May Mental Awareness Event will be made by the authors directly to The Keith Milano Memorial Fund at AFSP. Keith’s fund is a self-directed memorial fund. 100% of the money is spent on programs and research programs selected by the Milano / Sprung family

    For examples of programs: http://www.keithmilano.org/#info


    AFSP is the only national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those affected by suicide.

    AFSP is a fully accredited 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization incorporated in the state of Delaware with primary offices in New York City. Federal tax ID # is 13-3393329. AFSP’s Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number is 10545.

    All donations to AFSP are tax deductible.

  • Valan’s Bondmate by Mardi Maxwell

    My Review

    What a wonderful new world created by Mardi Maxwell.  Zarronia is feared throughout the universe for their fighting skills and defending those that need them.  What a better way to try to defeat them, than try to wipe out the one thing they need most…..their women.

    The Zarronians have been looking for years for a way to survive.  When their salvation comes in the form of those that hurt them the most, bitterness ensues.  

    Valan never thought that he would have to bond with the one species that hurt their people the most.  When he is forced to accept a mate, he is less than thrilled and makes sure she knows it.

    Lia never thought her life could get any worse than having to deal with her father.  Then she went to bed one night and learned it could.  

    Funny thing about Fate is that she knows what she is doing.  It takes awhile for Valan and Lia o come to terms with their feelings and situation, but when they do, the love shines through.



    A Warrior with a Grudge…

    At thirty-one Valan Erikson is a fierce and relentless warrior. He’s never lost a battle but he’s losing the war with the mating fever raging in his body. He’s accepted that his death is imminent until he’s told a compatible race of females has been found. When he discovers they’re Wrothian he refuses to take one as a mate until the Council threatens to strip him of his warrior status.

    A Female Who Wants to Escape Her Fate…

    Lia ad-San’s sire has arranged to trade her to, Gorm ad-Jai, a man she despises. Before she can escape she’s abducted by a fierce warrior. Unaware that her sire caused the deaths of the Zarronian females, including Valan’s mother and twin sister, she reveals her identity and demands to be freed.

    A Complication They Didn’t Expect…

    Enraged to be bonded to the daughter of his most hated enemy, Valan treats Lia as a prisoner rather than a beloved bondmate. When the Zarronians learn her identity they demand she be punished for her sire’s war crimes. Valan realizes too late that he’s endangered his mate’s life. The fever they share will keep them together but only love can make them want each other.

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    About the Author

    I love the quirky and the unique. I believe in UFOs, ghosts, and that we have a moon station on the dark side of the moon. lol I have a wonderful son and DIL who have been kind enough (after much badgering and hinting around) to give me three lovely grandchildren. I’m a very young grandma 😉

    I’ve loved reading since I was a little girl although just about every book I ever read I rewrote in my mind. After a while I decided to just start writing my own books. My best friend dared me to send one in, so I did and to my surprise it was accepted.

    I love books that make you laugh, cry, sit on the edge of your chair in fear that the couple won’t work it out, and then finally cheer for them when they do. I’m a true believer in a happy ending and won’t read a book or watch a movie that ends any other way.

    I write every day but I always find time to spend with my family and friends as well as my hobbies (cooking, gardening, traveling, and ceramics).

    My personal motto is “Regret is a wasted emotion.” Live well and happy reading.

    Author Links

    My website: www.mardimaxwell.com
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/MardiMaxwellRomance
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/MardiMaxwellRom
    My blog: http://www.mardismentionables.blogspot.com/
    Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7790271.Mardi_Maxwell
    Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Mardi-Maxwell/e/B00HUWU9FM

  • No One Like You by Kate Angell


    My Review

    It is said that dogs have a good sense of character.  Who know that one could be a Yenta too!  Atlas knew the minute he sniffed her that he was going to adopt Beth.  I know what you are saying, a dog adopting a person?  Well let’s just say he knew she would be perfect for his owner, Rylan.  Atlas is a Great Dane who is definitely a force of nature that is as much of a main character of this story than Beth and Rylan.  True, this is the love story between the two humans.  But, if it weren’t for the antics of the big dog, Rylan might have missed  a good thing in Beth.  

    I have been waiting for the then Barefoot book for a while, and this book was well worth the wait.

    No On Like You


    No One Expects a Curveball

    For Rylan Cates, the gloriously sunny beachside town of Barefoot William may be home, but the pro baseball player needs to focus on spring training. Hiring a personal assistant to keep him and his four dogs organized for the next eight weeks is the first step—and Beth Avery is the perfect pinch hitter.

    Beth is still looking for her place in the world, and a couple months caring for Rylan’s two dachshunds, his golden retriever, and a Great Dane named Atlas should shore up her finances before she moves on. Except it’s Atlas who won’t budge, pushing her toward tanned, scruffy, sexy Rylan every chance he gets. One more strike and she’s calling the dog out—unless she and Rylan admit that the attraction they’re feeling is a game-winning grand slam…

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    Author Info

    National bestselling author Kate Angell lives in Naples, Florida. She’s an animal lover, avid reader, and sports fan. Bookstores are her second home. She takes coffee breaks at Starbucks. Her philosophy: Out of chaos comes calmness. Enjoy the peace. Please visit her on Facebook or at www.kateangell.com.

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  • Henry’s End by Julie A Richman

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    My Review

    As I started reading this book, I have to admit I wasn’t hooked. It wasn’t until Henry walked into the Hole that the story really picked up, and at that point, I could not put down my Kindle. As you read this book, please make sure you have a box of tissues, a hanky or two, or at least your shirt sleeve. There were times I didn’t just tear up, I found the tears rolling down my face. This is an extremely touching story that centers around Henry and the 3 relationships he has over a period of time. I laughed, God knows I cried, and I loved.

    There book is actually a spin off the Needing Moore Series.  It is a stand alone book but all the characters from The Needing Moore Series are here.  If they are as touching and can hook me into it, then I can’t wait to read them too.

    One thing I am wondering, is Edwin getting a book?


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    Dreams.  I used to have them—before the nightmares started.  I dreamed of nice guys, love…normalcy. Things like reading the Sunday paper in bed with my lover.

    But who needs dreams when your reality is filled with a string of faceless dominating men in uniform? Men that pack a thick bulge and are only too happy to satisfy my deviant sexual cravings.

    Me.  That’s who.

    And then HE walked through the door and shared with me, a total stranger, his intimate dream of love. Damn him for verbalizing every single detail of the dream I buried long ago.

    And now I don’t know how I’m going to live without that dream.  Or him.

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    About the Author

    USA Today Bestselling author Julie A. Richman is a native New Yorker living deep in the heart of Texas. A creative writing major in college, reading and writing fiction has always been a passion. Julie began her corporate career in publishing in NYC and writing played a major role throughout her career as she created and wrote marketing, advertising, direct mail and fundraising materials for Fortune 500 corporations, advertising agencies and non-profit organizations. She is an award winning nature photographer plagued with insatiable wanderlust. Julie and her husband have one son and a white German Shepherd named Juneau.

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  • Yield: A Legal Affairs Story by Sawyer Bennett


    My Review

    Yield is the final book the Legal Affairs trilogy of Cal and Macy’s story.  This is the book we find out why Macy is the way she is.  You will cry.  I know I did.  I hurt for her.  I hurt for Cal.  When Macy pushes Cal away, he gives her some space, but never goes far.  His love for her is so deep, that you have no choice but to fall in love with him, if you haven’t already.  Including Macy.  He is her rock.  

    This conclusion to the story of Macy and Cal, will tear you apart then slowly build you back up.  And in the end, you will want to read the story of Macy and Cal all over again. 


    Yield (verb): to surrender or submit (oneself) to another

    Macy Carrington is broken. The strong, beautiful woman that I’ve unwittingly fallen in love with is all kinds of broken from a secret that she has carried for far too long.

    A secret so dark, she has gone to great lengths to protect it.

    A secret that I’m terrified will one day rip her away from me.

    The only time Macy frees herself from the darkness is when she is naked and in my arms. When I am deep inside her body, there is nothing she fears. When she wraps herself around me, she is at peace.

    If she would only yield to me completely, I know I can set her free.

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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 three 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, the Last Call Series and the Cold Fury hockey series.

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