Cruz by HJ Bellus #ReleaseBlitz @givemebooksblog @cravepub @HJBellus

 

Title: Cruz
Series: Diablo’s Throne #1
Author: HJ Bellus

 

Publisher: Crave Publishing

 

Genre: MMA Romance
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Blurb
She hates fighting. He lives for it.
Layla’s vicious past drove her away from her hometown. She couldn’t live with
all the reminders surrounding her, so she ran.
Cruz Felix found a new home. A place where he could get his head on straight,
train, and fight match after match toward the end goal: the championship in Las
Vegas. It’s the one thing in his life he wants more than anything, and it’s all
in the name of his deceased father.
Until Layla returns home. Her dad owns the gym; he’s the sole reason Cruz is
fighting again.
The attraction is immediate, even though both of them are drowning in their own
misery and secrets.
The thing about secrets are they always find a way out the
darkness and have the power to destroy.

 

Will their connection be worth fighting for?


 

Find out in Cruz, Diablo’s Throne, Book #1.


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Author Bio
HJ Bellus is a small town girl who loves the art
of storytelling. When not making readers laugh or cry, she’s a part-time
livestock wrangler that can be found in the middle of Idaho, shotgunning a beer
while listening to some Miranda Lambert on her Beats and rocking out in her
boots.
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Mercury Rises by Scarlett Kol #ReleaseBlitz @chapterxchapter @ScarlettKol

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Mercury Rises by Scarlett Kol!

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A girl looking for a way out.

Being the daughter of New America’s leader, Mercury Masters has everything a girl could want. A glamorous life full of beautiful people, and the power to have anything she wants, except for one thing—to escape. Because Mercury’s perfect life comes with secrets to keep. Dangerous secrets that if made public would destroy her, her family, and her father’s reign. Then she meets Hawk.

A boy looking to be a hero.

Hawk, a handsome prep school dropout turned vigilante, has his own family secrets. Deadly secrets that have haunted him since he was fifteen. But instead of fighting the ghosts of his past, Hawk has assembled a group of misfit hackers and thieves to save the future from the corrupt government of New America and the mysterious virus that is killing off its citizens. But trying to do the right thing is tough when the person you really want to save is your enemy’s daughter.

A love that could kill them both.

Powerful forces keep them apart, but coming together could be the key to saving New America from destruction—even though it may cost both their lives.

Mercury Rises by Scarlett Kol
Publication Date: February 13, 2018
Publisher: Inkspell Publishing

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Excerpt: Running Away

I reached into my apron and pulled out the week’s rent. “Thank you for all you’ve done for me, Bill. I really appreciate you taking me in.”

“No sweat. You work hard, and the regulars seem to like a pretty, young face around here. Stay as long as you’d like.” He took the wad of bills and slid them in his pocket. “Now get out of here. I’ll finish up. You look exhausted.”

Walking past, I squeezed his hand and continued on. As I glanced back over my shoulder, he smiled, and for a minute I thought I saw him blush. Bill was the nicest person I had met since I left. I’d miss him.

I ran up the stairs to my room. Time to move on. If there was still a chance of running into my past, I was still too close to the city. Too bad. Part of my heart hurt thinking about how I was going to let Bill down. I stopped at the door and rested my forehead against the rough wood. Maybe if I stayed the night, I could stick around and say goodbye in the morning. Better not. Fewer questions if I left now. Safer for him the less he knew, anyway.

A tight feeling spread across my lungs and up my throat as I slid the gold key in the lock for the last time, but I’d get over it. I had to. I sighed and clicked the door closed. My hand hesitated on the doorknob, the unexpected weight of a stare bearing down on the back of my head. I wasn’t alone.

Standing motionless, I scanned the darkness over my shoulder. A voice cut through the black.

“Mercury, I’ve been waiting for you.”

 

 

Scarlett Kol grew up in Northern Manitoba reading books and writing stories about creatures that make you want to sleep with the lights on. As an adult, she’s still a little afraid of the dark. Scarlett now lives just outside Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with her husband and two boys, but if you need to find her she’s likely freezing at the hockey rink.

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Safe in His Storm by Annalise Delaney #ReleaseBlitz @givemebooksblog @ohannalise

Title: Safe in His Storm
Series: The Perfect Storm Duet #1
Author: Annalise Delaney
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Blurb
Hiding from
childhood horrors, Gabrielle Adams has struggled to keep herself safe. When the
superficial world she’s created is challenged, she strives to maintain her
tenuous control while keeping the past buried where it belongs.After a numbing year mourning the death of his wife, Jake Thornton is ready to
live again. An unapologetically dominant man with specific needs, he resolves
to find a woman seeking to surrender control, without expecting what he can
never offer—love.

A chance encounter awakens desires neither expected and both resist. Fate steps
in for a second time, and they succumb to an onslaught of lust and need,
convinced they can overcome any challenges. But when darkness approaches and,
with it, the very things they fear the most, do they have the strength to
weather the storm?

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Excerpt
She paused
and then asked, “Have you ever been in love?”
It occurred
to him then that he hadn’t told her about Lisa. Whether or not it was a timing
issue, or just a subject he’d avoided, he wasn’t sure, but it hadn’t come up.
Then, a moment of guilt passed over him when he realized he hadn’t thought
about Lisa like he used to. Oh, she was there on a daily basis, but not like it
had been before. Not the same deafening, emptiness he’d grown used to. Now, it
was more of a dull ache only felt when summoned. And with that thought, he
dismissed any lingering guilt. He’d said his goodbye and was moving forward the
way he’d intended.
And he’d
tell Gabrielle about her soon enough. “Yes,” he simply replied.
Appearing
momentarily puzzled, Gabrielle tilted her head as if she’d seen something new.
Finally, she smiled softly and directed her attention back to the game, lining
up her next shot and then missing it.
Jake
stepped forward, called the pocket, and sent the eight ball sailing inside.
“Game.”
She
swallowed hard and looked at him. “You win.”
He couldn’t
help the smug expression he felt crossing his face as she stood by, wide-eyed.
He felt like a cat about to pounce on its prey—only she was prey who wanted to
be caught—which made it perfect.
When he
closed the distance between them, he leaned to her ear and whispered, “And, as
the winner of the game, I intend to take you home, tie you up, watch you come,
and fuck you into next week.”

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Annalise Delaney’s love of romance spans from tales of knights in shining armor bravely rescuing the girl to those of damsels who need rescuing but put up a fight—because what fun would it be otherwise?


Writing occupied her time when age-appropriate books put her to sleep. However, the books tucked in the bottom drawer of her mother’s dresser overflowed with love, lust, betrayal, and revenge—making for far better reads. VC Andrews’ imaginative and twisted stories started it all.
Annalise juggles a busy schedule, adhering to the age-old maxim, ‘Work hard, Play hard.’ When she’s not working, she might be found anywhere on the beach, under a palm tree, or where chips & salsa and margaritas are served. But always laughing with family or friends until her cheeks hurt.
As for what she writes today, let’s just say it’s come a long way from sweet. Welcome to the place where sweet meets spicy. A place where stories come to kiss and tell.

 

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Chased by Clarissa Wild #ReleaseBlitz @givemebooksblog @WildClarissa

Title: Chased
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: February 12, 2018
Blurb
I’m filthy rich … and ruthless.
I live for the hunt. The chase.
My desires aren’t exactly normal.

 

But neither is she … The girl I bought.

 

She’s innocent and blind.

 

Perfect for all my wicked needs.

 

Perfect to prove just how far I’m willing to go.

 

But there’s just one problem …
I’m falling for her. Deep. Hard. Fast.
Even though I’m the bad guy. The man who keeps her locked away.
I’ll do anything to make her stay.
One thing’s for sure … She will be mine.

 

WARNING: This book contains very disturbing content
that may be offensive to readers.

 

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Excerpt
Something
metallic slides open. It pokes my skin. A blade?
He slowly
slides it down my skin along the same line he kissed me, right around my
collarbone. Not deep enough to hurt me … but sharp enough to let me know who’s
in charge.
Then he
pushes it down along the shirt, forcing the buttons to pop. Cutting the fabric
in half at various points, he must be destroying the shirt completely.
I’m
flabbergasted as he continues to the bottom, slicing it open.
With just
the tip of the knife, he slides open the shirt, revealing my naked body.
I don’t
even care that he can see me.
He already
watched when I was under the shower, and my body is a commodity anyway.
With just a
nudge, he manages to slip it off my shoulders, leaving me completely bare.
Except for the fresh panties I found in the drawer that I’m currently wearing.
He pushes
the knife underneath the fabric, barely avoiding my skin, and then cuts through
it.
Even my
panties don’t get a pass.
He rips
them off and throws them away.
And I’m
left utterly naked. Vulnerable. Weak.
It’s what
he likes. What he craves.
I’ve
learned that much.
“Take off
my shirt,” he says, his voice dark and heavy.
I swallow
away the lump in my throat and start at the bottom, unbuttoning each one
carefully so I don’t anger him. As my hand goes up, I pass thick, rippling
muscles, and they make my mouth water.
Fuck. I
shouldn’t at all be liking what I feel. Not at all.
I continue until
I get to the top, knowing he’s watching my every move. Hell, he’s probably
checking out my body right this very moment, but I don’t even care. It’s not as
if he hasn’t seen me before. This is all a play … a show of power.
He’s got me
right where he wants me, and he’s loving it.
I can tell
from the way he holds his breath as my hands push underneath the shirt and
slide it off his shoulder. Then I sit back down again.
“Unzip me,”
he says, still very much towering over me.
I do what
he says, unbuttoning his pants and unzipping them until his boxer shorts are
exposed … and the hard dick underneath.
When my
hands leave his body, he grasps my wrist and stops me. “Boxers too,” he adds
roughly.
I swallow
again before curling my fingers under the elastic band and pulling them down
along with his pants. I have to drag them over a considerable bulge, and it
makes me suck in a breath the moment it pops. I don’t even have to see it to
know it’s big.
“Wrap your
hand around it,” he says.
Author Bio

 

Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today
Bestselling author, best known for the dark Romance novel Mr. X. Her novels
include the Fierce Series, the Delirious Series, the Stalker Duology,
Twenty-One (21), Ultimate Sin, Viktor, Unprofessional Bad Boys Series, RUIN,
Indecent Games Series, Father, and Caged. She is also a writer of various
erotic romances. She is an avid reader and writer of sexy stories about hot men
and feisty women. Her other loves include her furry cat friend and learning
about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of
movies, reading tons of books and cooking her favorite meals.
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Mr. Wicked by Maya Hughes #ReleaseBlitz @givemebooksblog @mhugheswrites

 

 

Title: Mr. Wicked
Author: Maya Hughes
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 8, 2018

 

Blurb

 

She’s hated me since high school…
Francesca “Frankie”
Archer is the smart mouthed rich girl who worked her way into my heart back in high
school. Our one date turned into a nightmare and we’ve been at each other’s
throat since. Now, she’s a sex club owning hottie who still looks better
in shorts and a tshirt than any woman should.
We need to be civil
to each other as co-best men standing up for our best friend at his
wedding. How hard can that be? But old feelings, a few
cocktails and shared hotel suite later and I’m touching her in ways no other
man has.
In the light of day,
she’s ready to chalk it up to a drunken one night stand, but I’m not ready to
end things just as they are beginning again. Maybe I can convince her, if I can
show her everything I’ve learned since we’ve been apart. I know she’ll look
amazing with the soft ropes crisscrossed across her body.
Mr. Wicked is a
55,000 word second chance, accidental pregnancy romance. It features a
sassy sex club owner, sweet and sexy bondage enthusiast and a heaping
helping of steamy nights.

 

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Author Bio
Maya Hughes has always loved romance novels. One look at her Kindle is confirmation. She started writing her first romance novel while pregnant with her third child and she hasn’t looked back. Now, her romance writing addiction has replaced her romance reading addiction.
You can find her writing on her foldable keyboard and phone anytime inspiration strikes. Her sweet and steamy stories range from rockstars to small towns and everything in between. When she’s not writing, she’s playing with her three kids, running errands or vegging on the couch with the love of her life and biggest fan, her husband.

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Black Light: Roulette Redux #ReleaseBlitz #BlackLight @givemebooksblog @lbgrantauthor @jbeneauthor @reneeroseauthor @AltaHensley @suelyndon @measha_stone @JaneHenryAuthor @authorMRyan @authmarensmith

 

Title: Black Light: Roulette Redux
Authors: Livia Grant, Jennifer Bene, Renee Rose,
Alta Hensley, Sue Lyndon, Maren Smith,
Measha Stone, Maggie Ryan, & Jane Henry
Publisher: Black Collar Press

 

Genre: Romance Anthology
Release Date: February 8, 2018
Blurb
Three hours.
Four hard limits. Nine hot stories.
The most wicked
game in the world of BDSM is back for another night of fulfilling your dirtiest
fantasies!
Black Light is the
top BDSM club in Washington, D.C. and last year they shocked everyone with
‘Valentine Roulette’. Now, it’s the month of love again, and that means it’s
time to play this naughty game of chance! With tempting new kinks and daring
new participants, ‘Roulette Redux’ will bring you all the heat you can handle
as these sexy dominants spin to win their submissives, and the subs spin to
choose which kink they’ll play. Their prize if they last the night?
One free month at Black Light, and for some lucky participants… even a chance
at love.
Celebrate
Valentine’s Day with nine kinky stories from nine USA Today and international
bestselling authors!
Featuring:

“Brat” by Livia Grant

“Unrestrained” by Jennifer Bene
“Forced” by Renee Rose
“Edge” by Alta Hensley
“Doctored” by Sue Lyndon
“Shameless” by Maren Smith
“Confession” by Measha Stone
“Surrender” by Maggie Ryan
“Taken” by Jane Henry
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“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl