Empires and Kings by A.C. Bextor #BookBlast @ACBextor @EJBookPromos

Title: Empires and Kings
Author: A.C. Bextor
Genre: Dark Romance/Mafia
Release Date: January 16, 2017


I was known only as the traitor’s daughter.
When I was five years old, my father was tortured, branded with the letter “Z,” then left for dead. The grueling punishment for his crime was a reminder to all others who dared threaten the Russian’s reign.

I was the young girl left behind. A living piece of the traitorous puzzle the Russian leader tried so diligently to ignore.

Until I grew up. No longer could he deny how much my existence had always been intertwined with his. And in order to survive the life I was thrown into, I was forced to learn my place inside of it.

Vlad Zalesky was a tyrant to the lost.

I hated him.

He was a terror of mass destruction.
I was afraid of him.

He was a tormentor of the weak.
But not far beneath the venomous man’s outward indifference was something else.
Vlad Zalesky carried secrets of unrestrained burden. He carried them like cruel blades. I wanted to know those secrets.

And because of my decisions, someone in our family had to pay.

“5 Jaw Dropping Stars! Wow!!!! AC Bextor just punched me in the heart with so many different emotions; Sadness, anger, hurt, laughter, kindness, love, meaning of family, and REVENGE!!!!” ~5 Star Goodreads Review by Tammy

“HOLY CHRIST ON A CRACKER was this book GOOD…” ~Between the Bookends

“A.C. Bextor has took this story to the darkest places imaginable and left me wanting more. Every single tear, every drop of blood shed, every embrace, every moment, I loved it.” ~5 Star Goodreads Review by Julie

She said my name. She said it as a woman, not a child. No longer am I the monster Vee I once was, but a man she came here to find.

If Klara were to attempt an escape, I wouldn’t let her. I couldn’t. A woman as beautiful as she is, as smart and perceptive, must have already come to this foregone conclusion.
The moment she willingly stepped foot inside this cabin, Klara became the helpless prey to my animalistic desire.

The startled lamb caught in the ravenous lion’s den.

The heuristic angel imprisoned within the arms of the demoralizing devil.

She’ll no longer be a young woman, lost amidst a carnal world of men who look at her as they do, want her as they desire. No one will ever touch her as long as she’s in my bed. For as long as this is to last, she’ll only ever submit to me. The power in this knowledge is my undoing.
“Vlad,” she whispers again, her voice tense and shaky.
Ignoring what could be her second thoughts, my hand trails down her thigh. With the hem of her dress within my reach, I pull it up and slide my fingers beneath it. She gasps, her eyes widening in surprise as I push the material aside, aiming for the soft flesh.

“You do this to me,” I seethe, thrusting myself against her and closing my eyes to maintain control.
Prying apart her thighs, I fist the scrap of material between them and viciously yank it from her body. Klara cries out, her neck arching, and her eyes slamming shut.

“This is what you came here for,” I taunt, roughly covering her sex before thrusting a single finger inside. Her body pulsates upon invasion and this time she doesn’t gasp—she sighs.

“Vlad,” she whispers.

Reaching through the tight space between us, Klara slides her hands down my stomach until finding purchase on my aching cock, her caress so light I jolt in place.
The feel of her touch is nearly painful

The faint mist of her breath on my lips begs for me to taste her.

The familiar scent of lilacs once again ruins all my resolve.

Covering her mouth with my own, I swallow her sharp moan and thrust myself farther into her small hand, forcing her to touch all of me.
“Spread your legs,” I instruct, reveling in the inexperience of her play.
Once again my name crosses her lips. This time she says it as she never has before—with the passion of a woman thirsting for gratification.
“Offer yourself to me, Klara.”

Klara does as I’ve asked. Without hesitating, she positions me at her entrance. In one long and furious drive, I push forward, finding purchase inside her warm, tight, wet center.

Biting down, she clenches her teeth and gasps for air. Her neck arches, unintentionally ripping her mouth from mine.

“Look at me,” I clip, pulling out of her only to slide back in with more force than before.

When she doesn’t do as I’ve told her, I reach up to gather a handful of hair. Before unintentionally causing her pain, I stop and take in a needed breath.

My voice softens as I direct, “My beautiful girl, give me your eyes.”

Klara drops her chin where her face stills below mine. Our eyes meet. Our breaths mix together. Our bodies rouse in sync. Finally, all the answers to all the questions I’ve ever asked about Klara are answered.
I was meant to have her.
AC Bextor lives in a small town in the Midwest. When she’s not writing she can be found reading or watching her favorite sports teams. She enjoys spending time outside fishing, swimming, or camping.

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Jane Dixon
is a dating disaster. Flammable tablecloths and broken arms are just a typical
evening for her unlucky companions. No wonder Jane never gets past a first
date. But luckily her co-worker and new bff says he’s got loads of friends
who’d date her more than once. If only she could stop thinking about how much
fun he was to hang out with. And she’d never dropped a bucket of ice on his
junk. Win.
 All attorney Eric Blackwell has to do to make junior partner is not screw
anything up for six weeks, which seems like a slam dunk until he finds himself
matchmaker to the office “One Date Wonder” aka the boss’s daughter. It’s hard
to stay focused when setting up the hottest girl he’s ever met with everyone
but himself. Maybe he could just set her up with all the wrong men, and keep
his hands off his new friend…Yeah. His promotion is toast. 

 

Operation Smooth Sailing had officially entered week two. All Eric Blackwell needed to do in order to make junior partner at Dixon, Rosenbaum & Schoot was maintain the status quo for the next six weeks. Basically, he just had to stay under the radar and get the Anderson Enterprises acquisition to work out on paper without screwing anything up.

He straightened his tie and pushed the button for the fifteenth floor. Six weeks. No problem. Well, except for that little bit of bad news about some potential negative tax consequences for Anderson Enterprises that the analysis department had missed. Yeah, that.

He straightened his tie again. Being team leader, it was his task to brief Mr. Dixon on the details, and he’d been putting it off, hoping someone in his department would find some case law precedent, or a loophole, or a freaking magic spell to fix it.

The elevator doors slid open, and before he made ten steps into the lobby, a booming voice stopped him in his tracks. “This message arrived yesterday afternoon, Marcie. Why am I only now receiving it?”

The receptionist cleared her throat and slumped in her chair behind the semicircular teak desk in the lobby. “I’m sorry, Mr. Dixon. So many things came at once near the end of the day. I emailed your secretary and she said to—”

Face red, Mr. Dixon waved the paper in front of Marcie’s nose. He wasn’t a small man by any means, but when he was angry, he filled a room. “So, now you’re going to blame someone else?”

“No sir, your secretary said to… I… I…”

“There are two things I can’t abide: people who shift blame, and procrastinators.”

Yep, well, today probably wasn’t a good day to deliver late news about the analysis department’s mistake. Eric froze near the west wall of the lobby and did his best wood paneling imitation, hoping his dark suit jacket was sufficient camo to keep Mr. Dixon from noticing him. This was the last thing he needed first thing in the morning. He hadn’t even made it to his office yet.

“Dixon, Rosenbaum & Schoot prides itself on reliability, punctuality, and accuracy.” Mr. Dixon emphasized his statement with a palm slap on the desk, causing poor Marcie to almost launch out of her skin. “We expect all our employees to uphold this standard.”

“Yes, sir.” Marcie stared down at her hands.

Mr. Dixon folded the message and placed it in his suit pocket. “Well, then.”

Eric held his breath as the man strode with purpose toward the hallway to his office.

“Mr. Blackwell.”

Shit, shit, shit. How did he do that? He’d never even turned around. No way could he have seen him standing there. “Good morning, Mr. Dixon.”

“I believe you are late delivering the financials on the Anderson deal. I’ll hold three o’clock open for you. Since I haven’t heard anything on this, I expect good news.”

“Three o’clock.” Eric’s stomach sank. Yeah…sank. Perfect. Man the lifeboats; Operation Smooth Sailing just hit an iceberg.

Once Mr. Dixon disappeared from view, Marcie covered her face with her hands. Crying did it to Eric every time—yanked his heart out and stomped on it. When he was younger, he’d do anything to stop his mother’s crying, and he’d do anything now. Poor Marcie.

He took a deep breath and approached the desk. “Hey, Marcie. Sorry about that. He’s really not all that bad.” Well, that was a bust. It came out more like a question than a statement of fact.

To his relief, her eyes were completely dry when she lowered her hands from her face. “Yes, he is. He’s…” But she didn’t finish her thought before the phone rang. “Dixon, Rosenbaum, & Schoot, could you hold please?” Without waiting for an answer, she pushed the hold button. “I just had a million things come in at once this morning, too”—she gestured to a foot-tall stack of mail on the corner of the desk—“and I can’t possibly handle all of it and answer the phones. And Mr. Dixon scares me.”

Yeah, second that. His grip tightened on the briefcase containing the bad news report on the acquisition. “Is there something I can do to help you?”

“No.” She adjusted her headset. “You’re sweet to ask, though.”

The elevator slid open, and a delivery guy stepped out with an enormous bouquet of flowers. Making a line straight for Marcie, he set the vase on the desktop and shoved a clipboard at her right as the phone rang again. She put two more calls on hold as the guy stood there, clipboard out, clearly unaffected by the harried receptionist.

“Can anyone sign for those?” Eric asked when the phone rang again. The deliverer handed him the pen, he signed for the flowers, and the guy went on his way while Marcie directed a call to the Worker’s Comp Department and another to the Family Law Division.

She stood and checked the card on the flowers, and with a groan, slumped down in her chair. “I have the worst luck ever. Of course they go to the office farthest from my desk.”

He turned the arrangement to find out who it was for. “Jane Dixon” was scrawled in blue ink on the undersized envelope held in place with a plastic pitchfork-looking thing.

Jane Dixon. Eric played the image of her through his head. Small and blonde with huge blue eyes—not anything like her father, the man currently waiting to kill Eric’s partnership dreams. He and Jane had been in the same meetings on occasion, but they’d never spoken to each other…just stared—well, he’d stared; she probably hadn’t even noticed him.

Jane put in long, long hours, like he did. He knew this because even though she worked in the Family Law Division and he in the Business Mergers and Acquisitions Department, her office was down the hall from his. One of the highlights of his day was when she walked by his open door. On most nights, her office light was still on well after nine o’clock when he packed it in to go home.

He stared at the card, dying to peek inside and see who was sending her flowers. Maybe a boyfriend… A strange ping of jealousy flared and he almost laughed. Jealous. He was the pitiful guy who left his door open to score a look at her. She didn’t even know who he was. It wasn’t like he’d ever dreamed of asking her out or anything—okay, well, maybe he had dreamed of it, but it was a ridiculous fantasy. Not only was there a strict non-fraternization policy at DR&S, she was the boss’s daughter, for fuck’s sake.

Jealous? Nope. Pathetic? Absolutely.

The switchboard lit up again, and the receptionist gave a frustrated huff.

“Listen, Marcie. I’m going down that hallway anyway. Why don’t I just drop these off for you?” He picked up the vase.

“Oh my gosh, Mr. Blackwell. You’re the nicest guy. Thank you so much.”

Nice… Yeah, being Mr. Nice Guy had nothing to do with getting a close-up look at Jane Dixon. Nothing at all. Again, pathetic. “Not a problem. I hope your day gets better.”

“It just did.”

Yeah, so had his.

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she succeed? Intending to lay low and housesit for her brother until the
embarrassment fades, she sneaks away before he wakes up.
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Lincoln
Fisher doesn’t do relationships, but if he did, his friend’s little sister
would be the one to tie him down. Good thing Joya had one too many drinks
during the reception or he’d have crossed a line. Her brother would kill him
if he found out all the places Linc wanted to kiss the sexy, auburn-haired
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“Are you sure there isn’t somewhere else you can stay?” She paused, then added, “For everybody’s sake.”

He pivoted to face her, a lazy grin curling his mouth. “Is this about last night?”

“No.” It was totally about last night and whether she should be embarrassed or relieved. “Why would you think this was about last night? Nothing happened…right?”

“You don’t remember?”

Mortified, she shook her head.

He closed the distance between them to a couple of inches and stroked his finger along her jaw. “Now that’s a shame.”

All the saliva in her mouth dried up and her breath hovered in her throat as his azure gaze caressed her face. He smelled like an autumn harvest and minty toothpaste, with a dash of cinnamon thrown into the mix. If lust had a smell, it would be Lincoln.

Before she could reply, he turned toward the front door and walked inside, Chester trotting alongside him. Damn it, he’d breached her barricade with no more than a steamy look.

 
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is a
multi-award-winning, RITA® nominated author of romance for adults and teens.
She lives in Texas, where everything is bigger, especially the mosquitoes. When
not writing, she wrangles her rowdy pack of three teens, husband, and a Cairn
terrier named Annabel, who rules the house (and Marissa’s heart) with an iron
paw.
Marissa Clarke is a pseudonym. Her real name is Mary Lindsey and she also
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Black Shamrocks MC Boxset by Kylie Hillman #ReleaseBlitz @EJBookPromos @KylieAHillman

Blood & Betrayal: The Complete Black Shamrocks MC Series Box Set
Author: Kylie Hillman
Genre: MC Romance 
Release Date: December 5, 2016
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Brotherhood before blood.

 

It’s that simple.
Until, the brotherhood betrays blood…

On the surface, the Black Shamrocks MC is exactly what an outlaw motorcycle club should be. Unapologetically brutal. Unquestionably ruthless. Unwaveringly loyal.
The brotherhood appears rock solid, allied and impenetrable. Their various blood ties only serve as a reminder of the generations of kinship that came before them.

Dig a little deeper and the illusion begins to shatter. Beneath a well-cultivated facade of unity, old tensions simmer and new alliances are created. Game plans are being put into action. Legacies are being secured. Deals with the devil are being made.

While these betrayals are being executed with cold efficiency, a new love is born. It’s a love that those undermining the club never saw coming. It’s a love that threatens to derail the upcoming coup. It’s a love that could unite them all and stop evil in its tracks if it’s allowed to prosper.

When those closest to you are plotting your downfall, is it possible for love to conquer all? If the war needed to defeat those responsible could cost you a loved one, would you be willing to pay the price? Unfortunately, the answers don’t matter anymore… because, ready or not, the Black Shamrocks MC is about to be engulfed by BLOOD & BETRAYAL.

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And, last but not least, the prologue and first chapter to Conan, Black Shamrocks MC: First Generation. The first book in the spin-off series will be released in February 2017 and features the parents of the MC members everyone met in the Black Shamrocks MC series.

 


Making Choices-


-As voices fill the bar, desolation threatens to choke me. This Club has been my life since I was old enough to prospect. I respect my patch, honour our traditions and processes, and couldn’t love my brothers more if they’d been brothers by blood. In my mind, and I’d always assumed my brother’s minds, we are blood brothers.
Watching the men who I’d throw my life on the line for fight amongst themselves, I’m left wondering if this is the beginning of the end. Will this treachery succeed in taking us down, or will we rise and face the challenge as the brotherhood we thought we were?

What a fucking night.
And it’s only just beginning.


 

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Kylie Hillman is an Australian author.
Wife to a Harley-riding, boating and fishing, four-wheel driving quintessential Aussie bloke.
Mum to two crazy, adorable, and original kids.
Crohn’s Disease sufferer and awareness campaigner.
She’s also an avid tea drinker, a connoisseur of 80s/90s rock music, and is known for lacing everything she says with sarcasm and inappropriate innuendo.
Formerly working in finance, she was forced to reevaluate her plans for her life when severe Crohn’s Disease brought her corporate career to a screeching halt. Restarting her childhood hobbies of writing and reading to alleviate the monotony of being sick and housebound, she found her calling, and is enjoying life to the max. A typical day is spent in the “real” world where she hangs out with her awesome family and “book” world where she gets to chill with her fictional characters.
Kylie writes the books she wants to read. A lover of strong men who aren’t perfect and aren’t afraid to admit it, straight talking women who embrace their vulnerabilities, and real life gritty stories, she hopes these themes shine through her writing. An avid reader of all genres, Kylie hopes to release books that keep the reader on the edge of their seat—be it with suspense, romance, or laughter.
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Book Tour: Secrets & Shadows #BookBlitz @lolasblogtours

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This is my stop during the book blitz for Secrets & Shadows. This box set contains novels by Kelly St. Clare, Siobhan Davis, Sophie Davis, Angela Fristoe, DelSheree Gladden, Laxmi Hariharan, Melissa Eskue Ousley, Kristin D. Van Risseghem, Rhonda Sermon and Susan Stec.

This book blitz is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The book blitz runs from 30 November till 6 December, you can view the blitz schedule here.

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Genre: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy and Science Fiction
Age category: Young Adult
Release Date: 30 November, 2016

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The Secrets and Shadows Boxed Set is a compilation of TEN not to be missed Young Adult Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction full-length novels that will have you turning the pages faster than ever before.

Packed with fairies, witches, aliens, shifters, ghosts, space soldiers, deadly magic, gritty dystopian worlds, complicated relationships, and the ultimate swoon-worthy love interests, follow ten badass heroines with remarkable powers and gifts as they face extraordinary challenges and decisions with potentially deadly consequences. They will stop at nothing to protect everyone and everything they love. They are fierce!

With over a million words and more than 900 combined four and five-star reviews, this is your ultimate young adult collection of mesmerizing paranormal, action-packed urban fantasy, enthralling time travel, gripping dystopian and captivating space operas from 10 Award Winning, New York Times, USA Today, and International Bestselling authors!

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NY Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Laxmi Hariharan
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Passion Never Dies by Anna Durand #BookTour @TheAnnaDurand @BookUnleashed

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Today, it gives us great pleasure to feature
PASSION NEVER DIES
The Complete Reborn Series
by
Anna Durand

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A collection of four sizzling  paranormal romance novellas in one book.

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Series: Reborn Series
Genre:
 Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Jacobsville Books
Publication Date: November 4, 2016
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In March 2014, Anna Durand introduced a unique new series of paranormal romance novellas. For the first time ever, all four tales in the Reborn series are collected in one book.

Dawn woke up drowning, inside a tank in a laboratory straight out of a science fiction movie. Blinded by amnesia, she has no choice but to trust in the alluring stranger who pulls her out of the tank, but Jake Maxwell knows more than he cares to admit. Now Redeo Biotech, the company responsible for Dawn’s resurrection, is hunting them both.

As their passion for each other blossoms, Jake and Dawn must outwit their enemies and rediscover their past lives. But when their greatest foe rises from the ashes of ancient Egypt to destroy their future, only Jake and Dawn’s eternal connection has the power to save them.

This collection includes the novellas Reborn to Die, Reborn to Burn, the award-winning Reborn to Avenge, and Reborn to Conquer.

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The Paranormal Aspects of the Reborn Series

Paranormal romance is such a varied subgenre, and that’s one of things I love about it. Each author creates a new world with unique characters and history. With so many mythologies to choose from, we writers never run out of ideas. For the Reborn series, I combined my love of history, mythology, and science to build my own little corner of the multiverse that is paranormal romance.

The beliefs of the ancient Egyptians became the keystone of the entire series. Dawn was murdered in ancient Egypt, cursed, and resurrected in the present day—seemingly by science alone, but the truth proves far more supernatural. I turned to my favorite ancient culture, Egypt, for inspiration for most of the paranormal elements in the series. Without spoiling the stories for you, I can let you in on a few secrets. Here are elements from Egyptian mythology that play a vital role in the series:

  • To the Egyptians, magic was a real and tangible force. For instance, if bad luck struck, you might pray to the god of chaos, Seth, and naming your red-headed child after him might have the power to forestall any future misfortune.
  • Though they didn’t often use curses, archaeologists have found examples of them.
  • The day-wandering soul. The dead were believed to walk among the living in the daytime as disembodies souls. They returned to their bodies at night; hence, the tradition of mummifying the deceased.
  • The power of healing. The Egyptians most often relied on magic as their brand of medicine. They did have medical treatments too, but their primary method of treating ailments relied heavily on the supernatural.

Another belief not specific to ancient Egypt is reincarnation. Cultures around the world have beliefs concerning the soul of the deceased returning in a new form. Even today, some people believe they have recovered memories of past lives. The idea of the eternal soul coming back to life in a new body is important to the Reborn series, and I came up with it thanks to my life-long interest in all things weird.

As you read the Reborn series, keep in mind that the majority of the paranormal elements I included have a basis in history. We humans have, it seems, always loved the supernatural—and I hope we always will. A little mystery makes life more interesting.

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About Anna Durand

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Anna Durand is an award-winning writer, a freelance librarian, and an audiobook addict. She specializes in steamy romances featuring spunky heroines and hunky heroes, in settings as diverse as modern Chicago and the fairy realm. Her romances have to date won eight awards and her novel Dangerous in a Kilt was chosen as Top Pick on The Romance Reviews. In her previous life as a librarian, she haunted the stacks of public libraries but never met any hot vampires hunting for magical books.

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Tour Schedule

Join the book tour! Get more tidbits, excerpts and other info by visiting each tour stop in the schedule below.

November 29

Book Unleashed – Promo, Excerpt

Betwixt the Pages – Promo, Excerpt, Playlist

The Silver Dagger Scriptorium – Promo, Excerpt, Fun Facts

November 30

Delish & Yummy Book Boyfriends – Top Ten List

Cali Book Reviews – Promo, Character Interview

Nerdy Dirty & Flirty – Promo, Excerpt

December 1

The Romance Reviews – Excerpt, Fun Facts

Books,Dreams, Life – Promo, Excerpt

Book Crazy Scrapbook Mama – Promo, Excerpt, Interview

December 2

Book Lovers 4Ever – Promo, Excerpt

Diana’s Book Reviews – Guest Post

Romancing the Books and More – Character Interview

December 3

Loves Great Reads – Promo, Interview

Reading Alley – Promo, Excerpt

Knotty Girl Reviews – Top Ten List

December 5

Pick A Genre Already – Promo, Excerpt

Life’s Guilty Pleasures – Promo, Excerpt

Random Thoughts from a Book Nerd – Playlist


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I love this quote, Diana
“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl

Romance Starts Here by Tawdra Kandle #SalesBlitz @tawdra

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It’s the time of year for giving . . . and Tawdra Kandle want to give YOU a special gift.

Three of Tawdra’s first-in-series books . . . three full-length, stand-alone novels, no cliffhangers–only sexy, heart-melting romance that will make you want to zip through all of the books that come after them!

And all of this for only 99 cents.

But here’s the catch: this special box set is ONLY going to be on sale for a very limited time. Grab it now, before it’s gone.

This box set, available only for a very, very limited time, contains three first-in-series romance novels. Each one kicks off a series, and each one also stands alone, with no cliffhangers.

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BEST SERVED COLD
: Sometimes, revenge is the only choice . . . unless that plan hits a road block in the form of an adorable guy with brown curls and dimples. Decisions, decisions . . .

This is the first book in the Perfect Dish Romances. Other titles include Just Desserts and I Choose You

THE POSSE: One woman, three men and beach romance stronger than the riptide. In a story of friendship, loss and second chances, Jude will learn her life is far from being over.

This is the first book in the Crystal Cove Romances. Other titles include The Plan, The Path and Underneath My Christmas Tree.

THE LAST ONE: He didn’t want her. She couldn’t stand him. Love doesn’t listen to logic.

This is the first book in The One Trilogy (A Small Town Georgia Romance). Other titles include The First One, The Only One, The One Trilogy Box Set (including The Perfect One) and the Always Love Trilogy (Always For You, Always My Own and Always Our Love).

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2015AuthorPhoto (1539x1800)Tawdra Kandle writes romance, in just about all its forms. She loves unlikely pairings, strong women, sexy guys, hot love scenes and just enough conflict to make it interesting. Her books include YA paranormal romance, NA paranormal and contemporary romance, and adult contemporary and paramystery romance. She lives in central Florida with a husband, kids, sweet pup and too many cats. And yeah, she rocks purple hair.

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“I’m wondering what to read next.” — Matilda, Roald Dahl