Ghost Walker by Mary Rundle Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Ghost Walker

(Blackwood Pack 06)
by

Mary Rundle

The Blackwood Pack saga continues…

David spent most of his life as a prisoner, beaten countless times as he was taught by the Sisters of the Four Gods. After learning the truth about what they had planned for him, he escaped and eventually landed in Scotland where he was rescued by kind shifter who gave him a job and a bed. His feeling of safety ended abruptly when he was discovered by the ones he fled.

Zane, the Blackwood Pack’s genius computer programmer, joined his brothers and friends in Scotland on his very first vacation. It had been a long and hard road for him since parents and younger siblings were massacred, but his life was finally coming together Not expecting anything more than fun and sightseeing, he was stunned to find his Fated Mate there.

Before they can claim each other, they find themselves in a terrifying game of cat-and-mouse, trying to elude brutal pursuers who want to capture David and kill Zane. As they fight to stay one step ahead of them, Zane sets out to win David’s heart and restore his confidence and also becomes his protector and lover.

Learning about each other’s abilities and gifts—and about the gods’ plans for David’s formidable new role in the shifter world—they form a unique bond with undying trust and a deep love that will bind them forever together as one.

Narrow escapes, kidnappings, battles, rescues and the revelation of unique gifts from the gods will keep you turning page after page as Mary Rundle weaves another thrilling tale of love and adventure.

This is part of an on-going series by Amazon Bestselling Author, Mary Rundle, and catching up on previous titles is advised. Readers of the past books will enjoy meeting old friends once more as the pack does what it does best ̶ caring for one another and helping shifters everywhere.

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Hearts on Fire by Kay Doherty Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hearts on Fire

(Chevalier 01)
by

Kay Doherty

Luca Duray has been quite happy living a solitary existence for decades. But when a steel trap around his leg catches him when he’s weak and hungry, his life is irrevocably changed. He knows the wolf shifter who offers him assistance is more than he appears and immediately makes plans to keep the pup close.

Disowned by his pack for being gay, Tanner McBane is forced to become a lone wolf. While on a hunt, he stumbles upon an injured dragon shifter and provides aid. It’s not easy surviving on his own and when money gets tight, he finds himself face-to-face with the dragon shifter once again during an interview. Tanner isn’t sure a wolf should be working for a dragon, but he accepts the job and unknowingly creates a bond to his new boss. Soon, Tanner learns Luca isn’t just his boss—he’s his mate.

The mating of a wolf and dragon shifter is uncharted territory for both Luca and Tanner, but they are determined to make it work despite widespread prejudice, death threats, and the untraditional pack Tanner finds himself leading. Tanner only hopes that the bond he forms with Luca will prove to be unbreakable.

Warning: homicidal and suicidal ideations, graphic violence

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A Heart Divided by T.L. Travis Release Blast & Giveaway!

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A Heart Divided

(Social Sinners 03)
by

T.L. Travis

How can one’s heart be divided without someone feeling left out, even if it’s yourself?

That was the challenge Mickey Payne, bass player for the band Social Sinners, was tasked with when he fell in love with two men. “The heart wants what the heart wants, and you’d be a fool to deny it,” his mother told him when he brought his concerns to her over the unconventional relationship he was in.

Entering into the triad, he of course had his reservations, but all doubt gets cast aside when they need his help.

Will his heart be able to survive?

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The Consumption of Magic by T.J. Klune ~ Audio Review

Title: The Consumption of Magic

Series: Tales of Verania 03

Author: TJ Klune

Narrator: Michael Lesley

Genre: High Fantasy

Length: 18 hrs, 18 mins

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (30th April 2018)

Heat Level: Low

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖💖 5 Hearts

Reviewer: Prime

Blurb: Sam of Wilds faced the Dark wizard Myrin and lived to tell the tale. Granted, the battle left him scarred, but things could be a hell of a lot worse.

It’s not until he reunites with Morgan of Shadows and Randall that he realizes just how much worse things could be.
Because the scars have meaning and hint at Myrin’s true plans for Sam and the Kingdom of Verania.

With time running out, Sam and his band of merry misfits – the unicorn Gary, the half-giant Tig-gy, Knight Commander Ryan Foxheart, and the dragon known as Kevin – must travel to the snowy mountains in the North and the heart of the Dark Woods to convince the remaining drag-ons to stand against Myrin. Along the way, Sam learns secrets of the past that will forever change the course of the future.

A reckoning is coming for Sam of Wilds, and there is nothing he can do to stop it.

Purchase Link: Audible US | Audible UK | Amazon US | Amazon UK

Review: I absolutely adore TJ Klune. I adore just about every book he writes. I love how he can make a reader laugh and cry within the same book within pages of each other. But mostly I love how he can keep an audience entertained where I am, more often than not, laughing throughout a book, and in the case of audio books I’m often on public transport trying not to be obvious. However, that also applies for when I’m on public transport and trying not to cry.

The Consumption of Magic is the third book in TJ Klune’s Tales of Verania. It is essential to read this series in order because this is complex world that has been built, with some equally complex characters that are very well developed and at this point I am completely invested in.

We pick up once again after the events of A Destiny of Dragons. The situation in Verania is going to shit quite quickly. Correction, it has gone to shit and it will only get worse before it can get better. The dark wizards are taking over, led by Myrin (I’m sorry, as a Harry Potter fan I had to think of Voldemort) and it is Sam who must prepare with help of Ryan, his mentor, parents and his friends Tiggy, Kevin and Gary to bring the prophecy full circle. This is an even rockier journey than book 2, with a cliff hanger that will leave you absolutely gutted (lucky for us the series is now completed so no need to wait for the next book to be published!). Sam has so many tough decisions to make, all he wants is to protect his dearest friends, family and his beloved Ryan. He will do anything for them and that unfortunately is his weakness. There are still moments of hilarity but the stakes are getting higher and so there is a lot more serious moments and a lot more moment where you sense the impending doom as we make our way to the end of the series.

As with the previous instalments in this series Michael Lesley’s is an absolute joy. His delivery is heartfelt and pretty much flawless. As in book 2, he also carried on the distinct voices that he gave to all the characters. He wonderfully articulates the emotion in the characters as they go through their highs and lows. I don’t want to keep gushing as I know that I am repeating myself about my adoration of Lesley’s narration and Klune’s writing. Cannot recommend enough.

A Ferry of Gold and Bones by Hailey Turner

Title: A Ferry of Bones & Gold

Series: Soulbound 01

Author: Hailey Turner

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Length: Novel (392pgs)

Publisher: Hailey Turner (September 9, 2018)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖💖 5 Hearts

Blurb: When the gods come calling, you don’t get to say no.

Patrick Collins is three years into a career as a special agent for the Supernatural Operations Agency when the gods come calling to collect a soul debt he owes them. An immortal has gone missing in New York City and bodies are showing up in the wake of demon-led ritual killings that Patrick recognizes all too easily from his nightmares.

Unable to walk away, Patrick finds himself once again facing off against mercenary magic users belonging to the Dominion Sect. Standing his ground alone has never been a winning option in Patrick’s experience, but it’s been years since he’s had a partner he could trust.

Looking for allies in all the wrong places, Patrick discovers the Dominion Sect’s next target is the same werewolf the Fates themselves have thrown into his path. Patrick has been inexplicably attracted to the man from their first meeting, but desire has no place in war. That doesn’t stop Patrick from wanting what he shouldn’t have. Jonothon de Vere is gorgeous, dangerous, and nothing but trouble—to the case, to the fight against every hell, and ultimately, to Patrick’s heart and soul.

In the end, all debts must be paid, and Patrick can only do what he does best—cheat death.

ISBN: B07H7NG1JQ

Product Link: Amazon US | Amazon UK

Reviewer: Shorty

Review: Gods, goddesses, werewolves, vampires, succubi, demons, mages and oh so many more in this epic tale of a damaged mage who gets help from unlikely sources and tries to solve cases he is called into.

I loved Patrick’s character. Damaged yet not afraid to fight and at the mercy of a goddess who saved his life when he was a child. He does his best to stop the ritualistic killings but knows he’s seen this before. Jono, was a bit confusing to me at first until the story revealed who he is. These two worked well together even though Patrick’s prickly, stand-offish nature leads to some tense scenes.

I found it was a lot to take in with all the information given throughout this story not to mention all the different characters introduced. There are a slew of characters in this story both good and bad.

I really enjoyed the mix of paranormal, fantasy and Greek mythology. I found myself not able to stop reading until I reached the end. I was in awe at how well the story intertwined many different aspects into one amazing story with twists and turns and a lot of action.

I am looking forward to the next book to see what happens next. Fantastic read.

Highly recommended.

Enlightening the Lab Assistant by Charlie Richards

Title: Enlightening the Lab Assistant

Series: A Loving Nip 18

Author: Charlie Richards

Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy

Length: Novella (80 Pages)

Publisher: eXtasy Books (January 25, 2019)

Heat level: Low

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖 4 Hearts

Blurb: While out on assignment to collect a human’s soul, Lindemere catches the scent of his amina, his soul, the person meant to be his reward for a thousand years of service to his master, the Horseman of Death. Distracted, he ends up in a trap meant for a gargoyle. While Lindemere could have easily gotten away, he decides to play along in hopes of getting a chance to speak with and perhaps woo his human. Before he even has the opportunity to learn the sweet-smelling man’s name, Lindemere’s master comes for him. During the course of the fight, Lindemere’s amina is injured, so he takes him to the demon realm to heal…and also in the hopes of beginning their bond. When the human wakes, Iago reveals that he considers paranormals selfish and prideful, an elitist race, and they should share their secrets of healing and longevity with mankind. Can Lindemere discover the source of Iago’s suppositions and find a way to change his mind, or will Iago refuse his suit in protest of what he considers paranormals’ slight against humanity?

ISBN: 978-1-4874-2425-1

Product Link: eXtasy Books | Amazon US | Amazon UK | Smashwords

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Each book in the collection features a new romantic couple. To enjoy the overall story arc and crossover characters I would recommend reading the series in sequential order. This particular story is also tied to the Wolves of Stone Ridge. Kontra’s Menagerie, and A Paranormal’s Love series. I would start with the Wolves of Stone Ridge series and go from there if you want the full impact.

Iago was led to believe that all paranormal’s were selfish. He couldn’t believe that they never would help the human’s with healing or shifter abilities. He had always been told this but never once expected it to be lies. That was until he found out that he was a mate but the fear was still there.

Lindemere was a demon for Horseman of Death. After one thousand years he was granted a gift. A gift of a mate, although he might want to rethink it. He had to find away to get his mate to understand their ways. Although he had not expected to fall into a trap meant for another to find that mate. Life has a funny way of working out.

I have loved this author’s work ever since her first book came out. However I did have a bit of trouble getting into this story. It just felt off a bit and I never did figure out why. I also am not a fan of the way the stories in, there is so much more that could be added to them to make them truly stand out. Other than that they are a fun way of making the day go by faster.

I enjoyed reading this story and would definitely recommend it. I can also guarantee that these books are books that can and will be read many times over.

That Old Magic by Pandora Pine

Title: That Old Magic

Series: Cold Case Psychic Spinoff 04

Author: Pandora Pine

Genre: Ghosts, Psychics

Length: Novella (124pgs)

Publisher: Pandora Pine (November 6, 2018)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖💖 5 Hearts

Blurb: Boston Police Captain, Kevin Fitzgibbon thought he’d found the missing piece of his heart when psychic Madam Aurora prophesied the love of his life was philanthropist, Jace Lincoln. After spending months as on-again, off-again boyfriends, the pair are off again, perhaps for good, leaving Kevin distraught and grumpy.

Jace Lincoln is still trying to put his life back together after Fitz dumped him on Valentine’s Day. While getting back into the swing of things with a new man, a drunk Fitzgibbon barges in on their date like Godzilla destroying Tokyo. Listening to Fitz carry on about how much he misses what they had together makes Jace wonder if they still have enough of that old magic left to try one last time.

Through a series of dates ranging from ridiculous to right on the money, Fitz and Jace reconnect and find that the things keeping them apart might not be so insurmountable after all. Deciding to give their relationship another try, they start planning a bright future together.

That future is stopped dead in its tracks when tragedy strikes at a party celebrating the tenth anniversary of Jace’s homeless shelter. Will Kevin and Jace survive to begin a new life together or have they lost their last chance at happiness for good this time?.

ISBN: B07JB2G376

Product Link: Amazon US | Amazon UK 

Reviewer: Shorty

Review: On and off again boyfriends Jace and Kevin decide to try their relationship one last time. There are laughs, sweet moments and tender scenes. The cast makes appearances throughout this story as it plays out.

I was happy for Jace and Kevin.

Things were not smooth sailing but they seemed to work through it together with the help of friends.

Entertaining read.

The One Thing Money Can’t Buy by Lisa Oliver

Title: The One Thing Money Can’t Buy

Series: Custom Solutions 01

Author: Lisa Oliver

Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy

Length: Novella (149 Pages)

Publisher: Lisa Oliver (February 10, 2019)

Heat level: Low

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖💖 5 Hearts

Blurb: Caractacus Hudson thinks of himself as a non-descript anomaly. A white hedgehog, banished from his prickle because of his genetics, he lives a quiet existence, hoping and praying that one day his prickle will want him back. Winning the lottery was about as likely to happen to Cari, as he was known to his friends, as being hit on the head by a meteor. But one day he did just that – won the lottery, not the meteor thing. Even then, he doesn’t see his life changing overly much, but some over zealous wolves, and a lion shifter bodyguard soon changes his ideas.

Quaid Poullon hates lottery winners, or anyone who’s come into money instead of working for it. A lion shifter with more than his fair share of pride, Quaid baulks when his brother Ernest asks him to take care of a hedgehog. But one sniff of the intriguing man goes a long way to changing his opinion. Now all he has to do is work out how to keep his little mate safe, which isn’t as easy as it should be.

A pack, a prickle, even the cat coalition want a piece of Cari and it’s not just for his sudden wealth. Suddenly the boundaries between who can be trusted and who can’t are seriously blurred and it’s all Quaid can do is try and stay one step ahead. When a bite has unexpected repercussions, even the council get involved. Is there ever going to be a scenario when Quaid and Cari can be safe?

ISBN: 9780463584989

Product Link: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Smashwords

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: The first part of this story had been previously published with Stormy Glenn’s Man Love Fantasies blog. It has been rewritten with several thousand words added on, so quite a bit more story to love.

Cari had been kicked out by his family and prickle, then ignored by many other shifter groups. He lived on the outskirt of a wolf pack but never allowed to join. The reason is they are predators and he is one cute little white hedgehog. He lived in a small apartment and didn’t have much to live on. Then his life changed, he won the lottery. Now everyone wanted to get their hands on it. He had no one to trust, that is until the lottery introduced him to his new protector, who just so happened to be his mate.

Quaid hates babysitting duty, especially those who win the lottery. Then he got a look at the cute little guy and his heart starting beating, but not so much until he caught his scent. Now he has wolves that want Cari, Cari’s prickle wanting money, attempts at force mating, sexual assault and that isn’t even the worst of it. However if want to know, read the book, you won’t regret it.

I always get a kick out of unusual shifters in stories, so when this one came out I knew I had to get my hands on it. I absolutely love hedgehogs and was glad that this author came up with this story. Action pact, excitement and adventure filled plus danger added in are just a bit of what out get with this story. Not to mention of course some pretty hot sexy times. It had my attention from the start and kept it all the way to the end.

I had a blast reading this and can’t wait to get my hands on the next book.

I would definitely recommend it.

Stronger by A.M. Arthur

Title: Stronger

Series: Breaking Free 03.5

Author: A.M. Arthur

Genre: Alternative Universe, Omegaverse

Length: Novella (155pgs)

Publisher: Briggs-King Books (January 20, 2018)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖💖 5 Hearts

Blurb: Learning to trust can bring a lifetime of joy.

As happily-married beta couple Serge and Dex Freel await the birth of their first child, Serge can’t help but think back to the rocky start of his and Dex’s relationship. After a party introduction from a mutual friend, a tentative friendship blooms into something much stronger. Marred by misunderstandings, personal prejudices, and Serge’s own inability to trust, they nearly go their separate ways more than once—and almost lose their chance at the beautiful life they’ll build together.

But Dex’s alpha-like stubbornness and Serge’s desperate need to care for others brings them back together over and over, until both men realize they’re truly stronger together than apart. But their happily-ever-after is hard-won and other friendships are tested, before Serge finally takes a chance on giving his heart to Dex and trusting the other man not to break it into unfixable pieces—and trust is not something Serge gives easily.

See how two fan-favorite characters from the Breaking Free Omegaverse series meet in this 42k word novella. The story is best enjoyed after reading Heard (BF #3), because the current timeline events occur during Heard’s epilogue, but it can also be easily read after Found (BF #4). Content warnings for previous books in the series apply.

ISBN: B0796K8S5C

Product Link: Amazon US | Amazon UK 

Reviewer: Shorty

Review: Serge and Dex are betas that have been in the series from the beginning so it was a must to get this couples back story and how they met. Both have been through some horrific events in their lives and Serge does not want to be with anyone.

But Dex is persistent. I love these two together. They helped each other grow and Dex showed Serge that not all are out to hurt others.

They had a few bumps along the way but are the stronger for them once the dust settled.

Great read.

A Model Escort by Amanda Meuwissen

Title: A Model Escort

Series: Dreamspun Desires 77

Author: Amanda Meuwissen

Genre: Contemporary

Length: Novel (230 pages)

ISBN: 978-1-64080-694-8

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (5 March 2019)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖 3.5 Hearts

Reviewer: Prime

Blurb: What’s the value of love?

Shy data scientist Owen Quinn is brilliant at predictive models but clueless at romance. Fortunately, a new career allows him to start over hundreds of miles from the ex he would rather forget. But the opportunity might go to waste since this isn’t the kind of problem he knows how to solve. The truth is, he’s terrible at making the first move and wishes a connection didn’t have to revolve around sex.

Cal Mercer works for the Nick of Time Escort Service. He’s picky about his clients and has never accepted a regular who is looking for companionship over sex—but can the right client change his mind? And can real feelings develop while money is changing hands? Owen and Cal might get to the root of their true feelings… if their pasts don’t interfere.

Purchase Link: Dreamspinner | Amazon US | Amazon UK

Review: A Model Escort, by Amanda Meuwissen for Dreamspinner houseline Dreamspun Desires, is the first book I’ve read by this author. I wasn’t one hundred percent sure what to expect from the book – I know what I’ve come to expect and love by various authors published within Dreamspun Desires and most books follow the same in terms of themes, etc. which is why is part of the line.

I enjoyed the writing style and found that it was easy to connect to both main characters, although I particularly related to Owen in the story. However, I must admit reading about this had me thinking a little bit of Pretty Woman. A comparison which comes up a couple times throughout the story. So there is definitely traces of humour to be found.

The story is about Owen Quinn, he’s a real introvert in that he is shy and finds it difficult to interact with large groups of people (which is why I relate to him so much), a data scientist that, he moves town hundred of miles away when a new job opportunity arises (again, something else I relate to). The best part about this is that he can get away from abusive, controlling ex and start over and learn to love himself.

This is what I find interesting about Owen, despite being an introvert he is quite lonely (not something I relate to, I live alone and for the most part don’t have too many friends outside of work in the city I lived but I am never lonely). A joke about hiring an escort leads Owen to do just that, not for sex but more so for companionship. Cal Mercer is the escort Owen meets. Cal is jaded and probably more tired of his lifestyle than he realises. For Cal meeting Owen is all kinds of interesting, refreshing and life changing. Owen and Cal grow closer as the two begin to cross the line between professional escort to friends (or a sweet and at that point, non-sexual romance). Cal needs to sort out his life and at the same time provides support to Owen to make the most out of her new job and to conquer demons of the past.

This is a sweet and straightforward romance, but nonetheless very enjoyable. I like how tastefully these characters were written because with this concept we could have had soft porn or enough cheese to start a cheese shop. They have a sweet journey and part of what makes these guys relatable is that their story is not over the top with so many clichés.

The Demon Lord Of California by Jeanne Marcella Blog Tour, Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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The Demon Lord Of California

(Infinity 8 01)
by

Jeanne Marcella

Earth, 1900.

Calico Winghorse has no choice but to flee to the plane of existence called Earth. His great grandfather, suffering from a terrible curse, strips him of his psychic abilities and nearly murders him.

As a mixed-blood phoenix concealing himself in human form, Calico first settles in England, then in the San Francisco Bay Area. In order to make a living, he opens a small bakery and quietly licks his wounds.

But just how Calico escaped his childhood home—via interdimensional portal—is the very reason why he’s drawn the unwanted attention of Infinity Corporation.

Representing this angelic-run company is Agustín Chávez de la Cruz, the Demon Lord of California. Even though Agustín is IC’s heir, he finds himself demoted from his daily duties for a new assignment: take absolute control of Calico’s portal.

Calico and Agustín’s first brief encounter ignites sparks of attraction. Their second is highly explosive, bogging down initial communication with innocent mistruths and a healthy dose of fear.

As Agustín struggles to restore trust, Harper, the demanding head of IC interferes, further complicating matters. With negotiations slowed, Calico and Agustín realize they both wish to establish more than just a business deal.

However, until the extensive and brutal psychic injuries Calico received from his great grandfather are healed, the portal remains vulnerable to the darker forces that want it at any cost. Agustín will have to push both his angelic heritage, and his psychic powers to the very limits to mend someone who bears more than celestial blood, but who is also the god of space and time.

And the clock’s ticking.

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Blue Umbrella Sky by Rick R. Reed Release Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Blue Umbrella Sky

by

Rick R. Reed

Milt Grabaur has left his life, home, and teaching career in Ohio to start anew. The Summer Winds trailer park in Palm Springs, butted up against the San Jacinto mountain range, seems the perfect place to forget the pain of nursing his beloved husband through Alzheimer’s and seeing him off on his final passage.

Billy Blue is a sexy California surfer type who once dreamed of being a singer but now works at Trader Joe’s and lives in his own trailer at Summer Winds. He’s focused on recovery from the alcoholism that put his dreams on hold.

When his new neighbor moves in, Billy falls for the gray-eyed man. His sadness and loneliness awaken something Billy’s never felt before—real love.

When a summer storm and flash flood jeopardize Milt’s home, Billy comes to the rescue, hoping the two men might get better acquainted… and maybe begin a new romance.

But Milt’s devotion to his late husband is strong, and he worries that acting on his attraction will be a betrayal.

Can they lay down their baggage and find out how redemptive love can be?

Blue Umbrella Sky is my first novel set in my new home of Palm Springs, California. The old song is true—it never rains in southern California, but when it does, it pours. A flash flood plays an unlikely Cupid in bringing our two main characters together, as you’ll see in the excerpt below.

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Time Taken by C.B. Lewis Release Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Time Taken

(Out of Time 03)
by

C.B. Lewis

Time travel is a precarious business at the best of times, but when Qasim El-Fahkri’s mission to the past ends in violence, it has a ripple effect through every level of the Temporal Research Institute.

Rhys Griffiths finds himself caught in the wake of the disastrous jump, his own career uncertain. With the Supervisory Board breathing down his neck, operatives demanding answers to baffling questions, and life outside of work bearing down on him, his only respite comes from Qasim’s company. As the professional slowly becomes the personal, they must confront the echoes of their own pasts to try and move forward in the future.

But another past is waiting for Qasim, and there may be no coming back from this one…

For full enjoyment, it is recommended to first read books 1, Time Waits, and 2, Time Lost.

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The Perfect Shine by J.K. Hogan Release Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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The Perfect Shine

by

J.K. Hogan

Jackson Meade was a shy, awkward kid just trying to survive a high school with too many bullies and too few friends. Now that he’s in college, his eyes have been opened to a whole world of possibilities, especially those regarding love and sexuality. However, he can’t enjoy any of it since he’s been separated from his best friend.

Blake Renault has been in love with his best friend almost since they first met. After escaping a bad family situation, he lived with Jackson and his mom for the last two years of high school, which made it much harder to keep his feelings a secret. Graduation brings lots of changes for the boys, including Blake moving to a different city to apprentice with a tattoo artist and Jackson going off to college.

Being forced apart after high school leads them to new revelations about themselves and their relationship. While Jackson questions whether his attachment to Blake is normal for best friends, Blake decides to risk everything and tell Jackson the truth. Jackson and Blake must figure out what they want from each other while the future of their deep friendship hangs in the balance. Will they find love, or lose everything?

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Bitten By Fate by Annabelle Jacobs

Title: Bitten By Fate

Series: Regent’s Park Pack 06

Author: Annabelle Jacobs

Genre: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy

Length: Novel (215 pgs)

Publisher: (March 5, 2019)

Heat level: Low

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖💖 5 Hearts

Blurb: Daryl plays with fire and gets burned by fate…

Former Primrose Pack member Jason Black happily accepted his role as beta in the new Regent’s Hill pack, knowing that merging the two was the best decision for everyone involved. Daryl Easton is loyal and honest but wary of change. The joining of the two packs wasn’t his preferred outcome, and he’s struggling to see all the newcomers as pack, including those now working alongside him.

When the alpha council proposes a two-week pack-building course to help improve troubled relationships, Jason and Daryl are sent along as backup. It soon becomes clear that the unit members and their betas won’t be the only ones taking part in tasks—Daryl and Jason will have challenges of their own to complete.

With the full moon adding to the rising tension, emotions are volatile, and tempers flare among the unit members. Jason and Daryl become closer than either of them expected, but with such opposing views on relationships, a messy outcome seems inevitable unless Daryl can let go of the past.

ISBN: B07P6MGCBM

Product Link: Amazon US | Amazon UK

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Each Book in the Regent’s Park pack features a new romantic couple. To enjoy the overall story arc and crossover characters, I would recommend reading the series in sequential order.

Their pack has been through much heartache but it is trying to go forward. That is if they could get them all to just get along. So with the help of the council it looks like they are going to try bonding through many tasks. Daryl and Jason are both beta’s but there is just a hint of attraction between them both. Things heat up.

However Daryl never wants a relationship and a mate bound is out of the plan right off the bat. However it would seem their hearts are not in agreement and Daryl really needs to communicate better. However there is always at least one person that has issues with the pact bonding, but you must read to find out.

Heat level between these two are smoking hot and they are just about to get burned with it. The attraction is so right there in your face but damn if the boys don’t need a good smack upside the head, especially Daryl. As for the story itself well I did notice some grammar or spelling issues with it but it didn’t take away from the story as one would expect. It has some danger, excitement, adventure, kick ass moves and some hot sexy times in this story, plus a bit more.

I found that in the beginning I wasn’t as caught up in it as I should have been but once it starts moving a bit more I truly enjoyed reading it. I liked the guys but I must say that Jason will be my favorite in this story. I can’t say that this is one of my favorite but it is high up there especially the humor that I found in it.

I had a blast reading it and can’t wait to see what happens in the next story.

Back Streets by Kat Cassidy Blog Tour, Guest Post & Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps! We have Kat Cassidy popping in today with the tour for her new release Back Streets, we have a brilliant guest post with an exclusive excerpt and a fantastic giveaway so check out the post and enter the giveaway! ❤ ~Pixie~

Back Streets

(Hot Wire 02)
by

Kat Cassidy

“Where there’s nothing to gain and everything to lose.”

It’s modest, but after a lifetime spent barely holding on, former car thief Peter Bauer is proud of what he’s managed to achieve. He’s got a legal, legitimate job as a mechanic, a firm grasp on his addictions, and a steady relationship with Nikos Petrakis—stable, handsome, and recently widowed. Nothing is going to upset that, not the ever-present memory of Nik’s wife, not the claustrophobia Peter is starting to feel trapped in domestic bliss, not even the sudden reappearance of Peter’s ex—the sexy and dangerous Stavros Giannopoulos.

But when Nik’s daughter goes missing, Peter will be forced back into the seedy underbelly of the LA crime world, where anything goes. Can his and Nik’s relationship survive? Can Peter?

Backstreets is the second book in Kat Cassidy’s Hot Wire series which contains themes of crime, suspense, family drama, hurt/comfort, dark humor, addiction, and abuse. It should not be read as a standalone.

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Bitten By Fate by Annabelle Jacobs Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps, we have Annabelle Jacobs stopping by with the tour for her new release Bitten by Fate, we have a fantastic giveaway for a $10 Amazon CG, Bitten By Mistake and Bitten By Desire Ebooks, and we have Lisa’s review so check out the post and enter the giveaway! ❤ ~Pixie~

Bitten By Fate

(Regent’s Park Pack 06)
by

Annabelle Jacobs

Daryl plays with fire and gets burned by fate…

Former Primrose Pack member Jason Black happily accepted his role as beta in the new Regent’s Hill pack, knowing that merging the two was the best decision for everyone involved. Daryl Easton is loyal and honest but wary of change. The joining of the two packs wasn’t his preferred outcome, and he’s struggling to see all the newcomers as pack, including those now working alongside him.

When the alpha council proposes a two-week pack-building course to help improve troubled relationships, Jason and Daryl are sent along as backup. It soon becomes clear that the unit members and their betas won’t be the only ones taking part in tasks—Daryl and Jason will have challenges of their own to complete.

With the full moon adding to the rising tension, emotions are volatile, and tempers flare among the unit members. Jason and Daryl become closer than either of them expected, but with such opposing views on relationships, a messy outcome seems inevitable unless Daryl can let go of the past.

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Forlorn by Elvira Bell Blog Tour, Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi guys, we have Elvira Bell popping in today with the tour for her new release Forlorn. We have a great exclusive excerpt and a brilliant giveaway so check out the post and enter the giveaway! ❤ ~Pixie~

Forlorn

(Wavesongs 02)
by

Elvira Bell

Nick Andrews is back in England. He is a broken man, living on the streets and trying to cope with everything he’s been through. Nick thinks that his life is over, but then Tom comes along. Tom, who is handsome and wealthy and intent on making his acquaintance.

Nick ends up as Tom’s valet, a position that brings him to the remote estate of Ravensleigh. At Ravensleigh, he soon realizes that Tom and his family have a past laden with shadows. Nick regrets coming there, but at the same time finds it harder and harder to resist Tom’s advances.

Then one night, a stranger arrives at Ravensleigh. And Nick’s world is turned upside down once more.

Warning: This book ends with a cliffhanger. The series as a whole will have a HEA ending.

Please note that the books in the Wavesongs series should be read in chronological order!

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A Chip and A Chair by Cordelia Kingsbridge Blog Tour & Giveaway!

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Hi guys! We have Cordelia Kingsbridge stopping by today with her new release A Chip and A Chair we have a brilliant $10 Riptide GC, so check out the post and leave a comment to enter the giveaway! ❤ ~Pixie~

A Chip and A Chair

(Seven of Spades 05)
by

Cordelia Kingsbridge

It’s time to lay all the cards on the table.

Detective Levi Abrams and PI Dominic Russo are reunited and more committed to each other than ever, but they can’t truly move forward with their lives until the serial killer who’s been tormenting them is behind bars. When a secret burial site is discovered in the desert with the remains of the Seven of Spades’s earliest victims, that goal finally seems within reach.

But just as the net is tightening, the neo-Nazi militia Utopia launches their master plan with a devastating act of terror that changes the landscape of Las Vegas forever. As Levi and Dominic scramble to prevent the city’s destruction, they’re opposed by treacherous forces that propel them toward catastrophe. In the end, Levi’s fate may rest in the hands of the very killer he’s been hunting.

The race to save Sin City is on, and these players are going for broke. No matter how hopeless things seem, as long as they’re together and they’ve got a chip to play and a chair to sit in, they’re still in the game.

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A Whole Latte Sass by Marguerite Labbe

Title: Whole Latte Sass

Series: Geek Life 02

Author: Marguerite Labbe

Genre: Contemporary

Length: Novel (284 pages)

ISBN: 978-1-64405-008-8

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (1 Jan 2019)

Heat Level: Low

Heart Rating: 💖💖💖💖 4 Hearts

Reviewer: Prime

Blurb: It’s no secret cosplayer Felipe Suero is looking for his happily ever after—in his love life as well as his career. He’s getting his degree so he can quit his miserable job and start his own costume business. Now he just needs to land the sexiest silver fox to ever attend a con.

Trask Briscoe’s life revolves around staying clean and sober, running the Magick Den, and attending local cons. His rules haven’t left much room for romance. But he can’t deny Felipe has caught his complete attention. He’s just not sure what he can offer a man so full of joy and sass.

When Trask finally accepts Felipe’s offer for a cup of coffee, he soon finds himself on a second date and a third. Between cosplay projects and roleplaying games, they discover a deeper connection than either of them expected. And Trask realizes that sometimes rules are made to be broken.

Now Felipe just has to convince his family—and Trask—that Trask has more love to offer than he ever dreamed.

Purchase Link: DreamspinnerAmazon US | Amazon UK

Review: I have been excited about reading this book. After reading the first book in the series, a little unsure and with a little in trepidation and not at all with familiar with the author (Marguerite Labbe), by the end of the book I was pumped for the story that was undoubtedly going to unfold between two characters which we had met, Felipe and Trask. I was looking forward to this because I really got to know the characters in the first book and loved the connections (romantic and otherwise) between the various characters. Also, I now know that Labbe wouldn’t fill the book with a whole heap of unnecessary and cringeworthy clichés about geeks that usually go back to Big Bang Theory (FYI I hate BBT for that reason).

Whole Latte Sass is about the romance between Felipe and Trask, who know each other from the comic book convention circuit although they don’t always see eye to eye. The first thing, and probably most important thing in Trask’s mind is that there is an age difference between the two of them.

Trask is a great, brooding character. He has devoted his life to sobriety, running his gamers shop, Dragon’s Den, and attending all the local cons. Felipe is, quite simply, light and life. He takes cosplay seriously and is truly gifted at creating intricate and flawless cosplay costumes. He also has a major crush on his favourite and very single silver fox on the con circuit, Trask. This is something that we were introduced to in book one, but now we finally get to know why Trask is the way he is and I was so happy to discover that there is much more to the Felipe character than the flighty costume designer which I caught a glimpse of previously.

The age difference is one of the most important hurdles in the budding romance between Felipe and Trask, but I like how tastefully it was done (I’m not into big dramas over age differences). Felipe works hard for Trask and is just the ray of sunshine that Trask needs in his life, but he also has to convince his very supportive and loving family that they don’t need to worry about the age difference as well. I liked that, because Labbe wrote this whole part of the story as very relatable and logical. To top it off, these guys have great chemistry between them and so it makes the fight for the relationship the most important aspect of the book. I really enjoyed how these characters developed, particularly how Trask changes as he opens his heart and mind to new possibilities.

Fans of book one will not be disappointed and highly recommended. Although, I don’t believe that it is vital to have read book one to be able to read this one as we get enough information about other characters that these can be standalone books. Others that are into geek culture, or are geeks, and love a May-December romance will also enjoy this book.