Eva Charles-Delivered

So, Eva Charles is back with Delivered, the second book in The Devil’s Duet. Because of the nature of a duet, there are likely to be spoilers in this one for the first book, Depraved. I will try to avoid them, but it isn’t always possible. You have been warned.

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So, we open up to the Gatehouse on fire. Gabrielle was there, in her rooms at the top of the hotel. Her security woke her up since the alarms didn’t go off. She and her security calmly and methodically warned the guests as they worked their way down. Gabrielle was just about to go out, when she saw Georgina’s car there. Georgie was her best friend and assistant, and she shouldn’t have been there. She was hugely pregnant, and Gabby had already been at her hours and told her to stay home that night. She has to go try to rescue her friend, but she gets rescued.

JD has just returned to town after his father’s inauguration just to find out that there are warehouses on fire, and, oh yeah, so is the Gatehouse. He rushes over there to see what’s going on, and starts searching for Gabrielle, and finds her being loaded into an ambulance. He pushes his way into the ambulance and goes with her to the hospital to stay with her, saying he’s her fiance. When Gabby comes to, she is really confused, and she keeps asking for Georgie, who sadly, didn’t make it out.

The first part of this story really tore me apart. I grieved with Gabrielle for losing her home, her livelihood, her dream, her best friend, and her best friend’s baby, on which she had pinned so many dreams all in one fell swoop. I mean, losing any one of those things would be hard, losing any two would be so difficult, but then losing everything would just destroy anyone. Then you add in other things, like secrets, guilt, depression, stress, and everything else that Gabrielle has to deal with, and seriously, the whole first half of the book is just so sad.

JD deals with everything the way that he usually does. He tries to control everything and make everything happen the way he wants. The problem is, you can’t really do that. JD has issues. This book shows more of his backstory, and you get to understand why he is the way that he is. He has to be in control. He has to try to control everything in his environs. That can be part of his personality that would’ve shown up anyway, but it can also be a way to deal with all of the everything that he has had to deal with. It’s hard to know if it’s a nature or nurture kind of thing, because it’s just impossible to see that. I’m leaning toward it being a mix of both things.

We learn so much in this book that puts things that happened in the first book in better context. I kind of look back at certain events and go ahhhhhhh. One thing that I was wrong about was that I thought that maybe Georgie was kind of stalking Gabby because she was so jealous of her, and she would’ve been able to do some of the things that had happened, but nope. I’m wrong. It happens.

We need to talk about the elephant in the room for a little bit. Maybe it’s just that I’m me, but I totally see Trump in the JD’s dad as President. Of course, the fictional one is worse than the real one, so far as we know, but I was like yup, that feels familiar.

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Going through Georgie’s journals was just terrible. I was ready to kill the dude, because damn, what a scum sucking pig. My heart hurt.

And then, what happened to Zach? That may have been the thing that I thought was totally the worst, but that’s because of my personal history. My youngest brother had spina bifida and he used a wheelchair. He spent a lot of time in hospitals, and a lot of time in PT, and just the thought of poor Zach made me cry.

OK, that’s all for this one. Go check out the duet. Happy reading!

 

Maren Smith-Her Consort Teaser!

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From salvage mission to cluster-fuck before they even got out of the hatch. That was some kind of record… even for them.

Her Consort by Maren Smith … Coming March 26!

 

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TEASER:

You led me a thrilling chase, but now that I have caught you, I promise I have studied all the ways in which our people match most closely. Spread your legs. It will be my honor to make you enjoy this.

BLURB:

She was a salvage operator, patrolling the depths of deep space.

He was a professional consort to royalty, built like a Neanderthal. Twice her width and twice her weight, his six-pack abs had six-pack abs. She knew, because she’d seen them.

It really was kind of too bad they didn’t get along.

About Maren Smith:

Fortunate enough to live with my Daddy Dom, I am a Little, coffee fanatic, administrator at two of my local BDSM dungeons, resident of the wilds of freakin’ Kansas (still don’t know how I ended up here) and submissive to the love of my life. An International and USA Bestselling Author, I have penned more than 160 novels, novellas and short stories, and am the author of the Masters of the Castle series.

I also write under the names of Denise Hall, Darla Phelps, and Penny Alley.

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Other titles by Maren Smith

Black Light Series:

Unbroken (Black Light: Valentine’s Roulette, Book 3)

Shameless (Black Light: Roulette Redux, Book 7)

Fearless (Black Light, Book 10)

Determined (Black Light: Celebrity Roulette, Book 12)

The Red Petticoat Saloon Series:

Jade’s Dragon

Warming Emerald

Masters of the Castle Series:

Book 1, Holding Hannah

Book 2, Kaylee’s Keeper

Book 3, Saving Sara

Book 4, Sweet Sinclair

Book 5, Chasing Chelsea

Book 6, Owning O

Book 7, Maddy Mine

Book 8, Seducing Sandy

Witness Protection Program Box Set

Corbin’s Bend:

Last Dance for Cadence (Season 1, Book 8)

Have Paddle, Will Travel (Season 2, Book 7)

A Few Other Titles:

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Build-A-Daddy

The Great Prank

Jinxie’s Orchids

Life After Rachel

The Locket

The Mountain Man

Something Has To Give

 

Grace Goodwin-The Commanders’ Mate Available Now!

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The Commanders’ Mate by Grace Goodwin is LIVE!
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Commander Karter is a Prillon Warrior. His first duty is to protect his people, to defend the Coalition worlds from a fate too terrible to comprehend. Battle is his life. His heart. He fights. He has never once been selfish enough to believe he deserved an Interstellar Bride. Until he’s matched at the worst possible time.

Astronomer Erica Roberts has always dreamed of seeing the stars. Volunteering as an Interstellar Bride is a win-win, not only will she be able to see the galaxy, but she’s more than ready to take on the two alien warriors she’s been promised. She’s all in. But when she transports directly into the aftermath of a battle, she quickly learns this won’t be an easy match. Her two commanders are torn between battling the Hive and battling their need for her.
If a new Hive weapon can destroy a Coalition battlegroup in the space of a single heartbeat, what will it do to Commander Karter’s match? And how is he and his second supposed to keep their mate safe if they can’t even save themselves?

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Eva Charles-Delivered Available Now!

THE DUET IS COMPLETE!
Delivered by Eva Charles is LIVE!!!

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Gabrielle Duval belongs to me.
I’ve made sure of that.

Now it’s time to eliminate the man who kept us apart.
My father.
The devil himself.

His reign of terror ends here.
On my terms.

Delivered, Book 2 of The Devil’s Duet, is not a standalone. It should be read after reading Depraved. Those who are triggered by dark storylines, please proceed cautiously!

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About Eva

A confirmed city-girl, Eva moved to rural Western Massachusetts in 2014. She found herself living in the woods with no job, no friends (unless you count the turkey, deer, and coyote roaming the backyard), and no children underfoot, wondering what on earth she had been thinking. But as it turned out, it was the perfect setting to take all those yarns spinning in her head and weave them into steamy love stories.

A romantic at heart, Eva looks forward to date night all week. The perfect evening includes well-crafted cocktails, a fabulous perfume, Cherry Garcia ice cream, and her husband, of course. If you add good friends, live jazz, and impossible shoes, she will follow you anywhere.

Eva holds a BA from Boston College, and a JD from the Washington College of Law. She spent a career working in domestic violence, child abuse and neglect, and civil rights. Aspects of this work often find their way into her books.

When she’s not writing sexy stories, trying to squeeze information out of her tight-lipped sons, or playing with the two cutest dogs you’ve ever seen, Eva’s creating chapters in her own love story.

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Measha Stone-Daddy Ever After

Today we have a short and hot Daddy story coming from Measha Stone. Daddy Ever After appeared in an anthology, which is no longer available. But lucky for us, Measha loves us and wanted to make sure that we have her story, so here we are.

This story takes place in the same world as Beast and Tower. They are, roughly, reworked fairy tales that surround the Annex, a service that employs submissive women and lets them contract with Dominant males. The contracts can be anything from an evening to however long. That may be how these couples start out, but it isn’t how they end up.

Though this story did show up before, it was added to a little bit, so you are going to get some new stuff in there, so yay!

Jaelynn has a plan. She’s going to go to the Annex and try to get a contract with the right man. She really wants to meet this man, because she has something for him. On her first party, she’s walking around with her escort, looking to see who is there. When her escort gets called away, she ends up wandering around, and runs into more trouble than she can handle.

Trouble’s name is Hunter. He is there looking for a woman for a weekend. He has very specific demands. One of them is that she call him Daddy. When he finds Jae wandering around with no escort, he knows he’s found a very naughty little girl.

I really like Jae. She is determined and stubborn. She has a plan, and she really wants to stick to it. However, what she isn’t is a real planner. Sure, she has a goal and she came up with a reasonable plan to get it to happen, but she didn’t really plan how to make it happen. She just saw this miraculous thing happen in her head.

Hunter may not be the best guy out there, but he is a good guy, even if he has to do some really shitty things to get along. But I think he’s really good for and with Jae. He actually gives her exactly what she needs, even if it isn’t what she wants. It’s just like the old Rolling Stones’ song.

This is a really short and sweet story. I liked it back when I first read it, and I like it just as much now. The hot and the sweet balance is perfect, which can be difficult to do. Just a great story, altogether. No spoilers today, but isn’t this a great bathtub?

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Katie Douglas-Tie Me Down

Katie Douglas is back with a book under her lighter name. Tie Me Down is sweet, loving, and pretty damn sexy. It’s a nice short read if you need to have something to read that’s a good steamy mood uplifter.

Alana is on the run from her BS asshat ex-boyfriend, Jimbo. She’s currently 5 months pregnant, and when she finally told him, he beat the shit out of her to try to make her lose it. So, when she got a chance, she grabbed his shitty car and left Seattle. Now she’s in Arizona and trying to deal with the horrible heat. When she tries to put some gas in her car, she ends up passing out and landing on the forecourt of the gas station.

Lawson and his brothers run the Lemon Tree Ranch. His brothers head out for the weekend on ranch business, leaving Lawson and one of their hands there. When they go to get gas, they get there just in time to see a pregnant woman collapse right in front of them. Lawson runs over to see if they can help, and he ends up loading the woman into his truck and taking her home.

Lawson is a wonderful man. He doesn’t have any ulterior motive in helping Alana. He just does it because that’s what a decent human being does. You help someone who is in trouble. He offered her a guest room for as long as she needed, and offered to help get her on her feet. And all this before he really got to know her or was really attracted to her. See, decent man. Decent man who likes to spank women, but it’s not like the two things are at odds with each other.

Alana is at what was my favorite part of my pregnancy. You aren’t tired from the first trimester and you aren’t feeling like a huge whale like in the 3rd trimester. You just have the 2nd trimester hornies. Ahhhh, how well I remember those days. But, she’s really a lost soul. She has spent too much time being run down and thrown away by her loved ones, so she’s just a little untethered from anything. Lawson turns into her rock, but in a good way. He gives her the support that she needs so that she can find herself. He doesn’t rescue her as much as give her the ability to rescue herself, I think. Either way, she really deserves to have a good man like Lawson.

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My heart seriously broke when Lawson’s bros came home, and Alana reacted the way that she did. I mean, I knew that Jimbo was a total fuck, but up to that point, I didn’t realize just exactly how much of a total fuck he was.

OK, that’s all I have to say today! Go check it out! Happy reading!

Anna Edwards-A Father’s Insistence Boost

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What readers are saying about A Father’s Insistence:

 

The author has created a fascinating world populated by an equally intriguing group of characters. 5 stars – Kindle reader

 

Anna Edwards capped off an amazing series with a book that knocked me over and wiped me out. 5 stars – Kindle reader

 

Reading this was like watching a car crash I couldn’t look away from…so devastating and horrific in the web of lies and deceit that the author so cleverly wove into the story. 5 stars – Ally’s Book reviews

 

A Father’s Insistence, a dark contemporary romance by international bestselling author, Anna Edwards.

 

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Blurb:

One of five women who endured horrific trials to win the hand of Nicholas Cavendish, Lady Joanna Nethercutt suffered greatly throughout the ordeal, ultimately losing to Victoria Hamilton. She swiftly finds herself sold by her own father, who’s determined she’ll be of use to him yet. For a year, she’s “trained” in preparation for marriage to Victoria’s brother, with whom she’ll be expected to produce heirs that will one day strengthen and continue the very society responsible for all of Joanna’s torment.

 

In the space of a breath, Theodore Hamilton is thrust into a secret society he knew nothing about, and married to a woman who seems terrified of his very existence. Suddenly, his carefree yet honorable life is filled with secrets and shadows, allies and enemies, leaving Theodore unsure who to trust…starting with his broken bride. His lure to the delicate beauty is tempered by external influence, lies and manipulation from all sides.

 

In this breathless conclusion to the Dark Sovereignty series, Theodore must decide where his loyalties lie, and race to destroy the evil men responsible for the immeasurable suffering of everyone he holds dear—including the wife he never wanted, but can’t possibly live without.

About Anna

 

Anna hails from the rural countryside near London.  She previously worked as an accountant, and while she still does a bit of accountancy on occasion, the majority of her time is now spent writing and looking after her family.

 

An avid reader herself, Anna turned to writing to combat depression and anxiety after her diagnosis in 2015. She loves travel, hunky heroes with dirty mouths, demure but spunky heroines, and dramatic suspense. You will find all four woven into each of her magical stories.

 

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