NEW RELEASE TUESDAY & WE ARE FULLY LOADED!!!! 80+ new books with a bunch that I couldn’t help but to highlight.

Blurb jolts? Oh I had ‘em! ➔ Blood Type (K.A. Linde’s latest and it’s a vampire book! She’s his live-in consort but he refuses to feed from her…), My Oxford Year (Student-Teacher!! But “…what begins as a casual fling soon develops into something much more when Ella learns Jamie has a life-changing secret...), Savor You (Kristen Proby’s latest, with two famous chefs going head-to-head on a reality TV show. Oh I love chefs!!) and Disturbing His Peace (Tessa Bailey’s latest!!! SQUEEE MEEEEE!!! I just LOVE her cocky cops, and I devoured the first two in this series, and now I have this one! He’s her superior and she HATES his moody self. Sort of. ;) ) and Sinister Love (this is actually the conclusion to the duet, but OMG unrequited LOVE!!! And that blurb gave me the ULTIMATE jolt!). I posted book #1 in the bargain finds & reader recs section. :)

Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s ➔ Monday Earlybird Book Releases list AND!!! AND AND!!!!! In case you missed it this weekend, I LOST MY MIND over this completed duet. :D

My latest review is up  (5-STARS PLUS!!)

LET’S READ!!!! :D !!!!

P.P.S. Let me know if I’m missing any or if you loved any (from this list or elsewhere).


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  • AND! Here’s the fun-tool again! —> Find out which of YOUR Kindle books are available as audiobooks at a BARGAIN-PRICE! <— This thing is so cool (Amazon calls it “Matchmaker“)! It’s an Amazon feature, that scans all of your Kindle books and will list all of the ones you have that are also available as an audiobook at a discounted price (not normal audiobook prices). This way, you can switch back and forth, seamlessly between your ebooks and your audiobooks. VERY COOL!
  1. Iron Princess: The Savage Trilogy, Book 2 by Meghan March
  2. Savor You: A Fusion Novel by Kristen Proby
  3. Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon
  4. Only a Millionaire: A Sinclair Novella by J.S. Scott
  5. Reckless by Lex Martin
  6. Wilde Fire: A Forever Wilde Novel by Lucy Lennox
  7. Barbarian Mine: Ice Planet Barbarians series, Book 4 by Ruby Dixon
  8. Stone Promises: A Stone Brothers Novel by Samantha Christy
  9. Mr. Fiancé by Lauren Landish


BARGAINS & READER RECOMMENDATIONS (NOTE: bargain priced when I added them, but prices can change on Amazon, so make sure to check before you finalize your order.)

Laura: The Last Wolf by Maria Vale is super bargain priced today on Amazon. Many authors I follow have raved about this novel so I one clicked. I’m going to start it tonight. :)
marina: I picked up Road Tripped by Nicole Archer and it is hilarious.SO FUNNY. Perhaps inappropriately funny to some? But absolutely what I need right now. Not sure if you read/reviewed, didn’t search but just wanted to mention. Reminds me of Wallbanger funny. Will let you know when I’m done but I have a feeling I’m going to plough through the series. Each stand alones I think but related characters?
  • Last Chance by Lauren Runrow <— LAUREN RUNROW SUPER-BARGAIN!!! Her best friend’s older brother… “…It’s been eight years since I’ve last seen him, and I refuse to live another day without telling him the truth. So here I stand, taking my last chance to get him to notice me, my last chance to see if he feels the same way. I need to know if he is just a fantasy, or if he could be my reality… Before my reality changes forever…”
  • For the Love of Luca: A Mafia Romance (Chicago Syndicate Book 8) by Soraya Naomi <— MAFIA ROMANCE ALERT!! NAY FOUND US THIS RECENT RELEASE!
Nay: For the Love of Luca (Chicago Syndicate, #8) by Soraya Naomi came out on Tuesday, 4/17. Although it’s part of the series, it can still be read as a standalone because Soraya is great at re-capping so that a new reader won’t be lost. Up until now, books 3 & 4 (which are about a different couple) were my favorites in the series. However, this one may very well have beat them out–she really brings the angst!



  1. My One and Only (Bewitched and Bewildered Book 10) by Alanea Alder <— “...Living in Storm Keep with mixed blood, Serenity fought for everything she has. When she disobeys the dictates of her Elders to help the sick in Noctem Falls she is unprepared for the kindness and support she receives from it’s citizens, including her own witchborne mate…”
  2. Twin Dragons’ Destiny: Dragon Lords of Valdier Book 11 by S.E. Smith
  3. Spy Snow Leopard (Protection, Inc. Book 6) by Zoe Chant
  4. Blood Mate (Project Rebellion Book 2) by Mina Carter
  5. Claimed By Shadows (Kissed By Shadows Series, Book 3) by Lola StVil
  6. Shadows & Secrets (Lick of Fire Book 4) by Jane Hinchey
  7. A Vampire’s Thirst: Quinn by A K Michaels
  8. Wicked and Wild (Bad Things Book 7) by Cynthia Eden <— WICKED MET WILD… (P.S. It’s a standalone). “…Everyone knew that Valerie Storm was the baddest bit—um, witch on the block. She might look like Snow White, but she had the heart of a wicked queen. She turned her enemies to ash, she danced on their graves, and she had to be stopped. But who could stand up to someone so wicked? He was wild. Griffin Bastien was the most powerful shifter to ever walk the earth. His claws had sent plenty of his foes to the grave. Bloodlust burned fast and hard within him, and when his beast took over, there was no stopping him. Then Wicked met Wild…”
  9. Temptation of the Butterfly: A Qurilixen World Novel (Anniversary Edition) (Dynasty Lords Book 2) by Michelle M. Pillow
  10. Tiger Tears: A Zodiac Shifters Paranormal Romance: Taurus by Catherine Banks
  11. Hatchet Hollow: A Black Rose Mystery (Black Rose Mystery Novella Book 2) by Amanda McKinney
  12. Death Cursed (Death Touched Book 1) by Mac Flynn
  13. Midnight Wolf (A Shifters Unbound Novel) by Jennifer Ashley <— JENNIFER ASHLEY ALERT!! “Angus Murray, bouncer for a New Orleans Shifter bar, is sent to round up an elusive, Collar-less Shifter woman, Tamsin Calloway, who is causing trouble for Shifter Bureau, and possesses information they want. If Angus refuses, he risks losing his cub. He finds Tamsin but she’s slippery and not about to be rounded up quietly. In fact, quiet is nothing Tamsin will ever be. She leads Angus on a wild chase, but he’s determined to bring her in to save his son...”
  14. Time Was by Ian McDonald
  15. Betrayal and Yearning: A Fantasy Romance (Changeling Desires Series Book 1) by Eve Redmayne
  16. Blood Type (Blood Type Book 1) by K.A. Linde <— K.A LINDE ALERT!! VAMPIRES!! SHE’S HIS LIVE-IN CONSORT… but he won’t feed from her! :DIn a civilization laid waste by poverty and desperation, Reyna accepts a high-paying position with the wealthy and hungry vampire elite. Her new job is as the live-in blood escort for the intimidating, demanding, and devilishly handsome Beckham Anderson. He’s everything she expected from a vampire, except for one thing—he won’t feed off her...”
  17. The Ortega Project (Vampire Protectors Book 1) by Linnea Alexis
  18. Assassin’s Soul (The Angel Crusades Book 1) by Noella Royce
  19. Spellspeaker’s Prophecy (Beasts of Vegas Book 2) by Anna Abner
  20. Day Reaper (The Night Blood Series) by Melody Johnson



  1. Iron Princess (Savage Trilogy Book 2) by Meghan March <— MEGHAN MARCH ANTI-HERO ALERT!!Meghan March, continues the story of her next devastating and damaged anti-hero in Iron Princess.”
  2. Royal Treatment: A His Royal Hotness Novel by Tracy Wolff
  3. Strategic Seduction by Cheris Hodges
  4. Come from Away by Genevieve Graham
  5. Total Bravery (True Heroes) by Piper J. Drake
  6. Wrong Job: An Enemies-to-Lovers Billionaire Romance by Lexi Aurora
  7. Mail Order Bridesmaid (a fake fiancée romance) by Emilia Beaumont
  8. Co-Ed by Rachel Van Dyken <— RACHEL VAN DYKEN’S LATEST IS LIVE!!! “…My roommate calls them the pleasure ponies. But the rest of the college campus? They just call them the new face of Wingmen Inc. A paid for relationship service that makes big promises. Breakup? They’ll glue you back together again. Depressed? They have the magic pill. Lonely? Just spend a few minutes while they rub you down and you’ll forget all about it. And broken hearts? Well, that’s their specialty. They’ll fix you. For a price… I swore I wouldn’t get involved...”
  9. My Oxford Year: A Novel by Julia Whelan <— OOPS!! HE’S HER TEACHER……With the promise that she’ll work remotely and return to DC at the end of her Oxford year, she’s free to enjoy her Once in a Lifetime Experience. That is, until a smart-mouthed local who is too quick with his tongue and his car ruins her shirt and her first day. When Ella discovers that her English literature course will be taught by none other than that same local, Jamie Davenport, she thinks for the first time that Oxford might not be all she’s envisioned. But a late-night drink reveals a connection she wasn’t anticipating finding and what begins as a casual fling soon develops into something much more when Ella learns Jamie has a life-changing secret...”
  10. After the Wedding (Worth Saga Book 2) by Courtney Milan
  11. Deceived & Honoured: The Baron’s Vexing Wife (Love’s Second Chance Book 7) by Bree Wolf
  12. Only a Millionaire: A Sinclair Novella (The Sinclairs Book 7) by J. S. Scott
  13. Justin (The Kings of Guardian Book 10) by Kris Michaels
  14. Siren Enslaved (Texas Sirens Book 3) by Lexi Blake writing as Sophie Oak
  15. Heart Unbroken (The Potter’s House Books Book 3) by Alexa Verde
  16. Buckeye and the Babe (Modern Mail Order Bride Book 6) by Olivia Gaines
  17. Misadventures with the Boss by Kendall Ryan <— KENDALL RYAN ALERT!!! OOOOPS! HE’S HER BOSS ;) “…when she discovers that her very well-endowed secret lover is also her new boss, heartless womanizer and cutthroat CEO Jackson Dane, she chalks it up to a one-time mistake and puts up her best professional front. But Jackson isn’t used to rejection…”
  18. Love Like Yours (The Romance Chronicles—Book #5) by Sophie Love
  19. Heartstrings (The Rose Brothers Book 3) by Toni Blake
  20. Shell Game: Sweet and Clean Edition (Sweet Aloha Series Book 8) by Chris Keniston
  21. Damage: (Lakefield Book 5) by Jennifer Vester
  22. A Devil of a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society) by Madeline Hunter
  23. Lady Rogue (Royal Rewards) by Theresa Romain
  24. Savor You: A Fusion Novel by Kristen Proby <— KRISTEN PROBY ALERT!! TWO FAMOUS CHEFS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD ON REALITY TV… ”…Mia’s restaurant is being featured on Best Bites TV. To say Seduction is a wild success is an understatement. All the blood, sweat, tears, and endless hours of work Mia has put into the restaurant has finally paid off. Then Camden Sawyer, the biggest mistake of her life, walks into her kitchen . . . Camden’s celebrity chef status is world-renowned. He’s the best there is, and the kitchen is where he’s most at home. He can’t resist the invitation to Portland for a showdown against Mia for a new television show…”
  25. Until We Fall: A Falling Novel by Jessica Scott
  26. Living with Her One-Night Stand (The Loft Book 1) by Noelle Adams
  27. Prairie Devil: Cowboys of the Flint Hills by Tessa Layne
  28. The Potion by R.G. Emanuelle
  29. Amelia, An Autumn Bride (Brides for All Seasons Book 7) by Hildie McQueen
  30. Fortuity (Fortuity Duet Book 1) by Rochelle Paige <— ROCHELLE PAIGE ALERT!! REMEMBER THE HOT COP THAT WENT VIRAL??? He’s the cover model!!!! ;) “…I finally caught a break in the form of a second chance. I vowed not to let it go to waste. To make a difference. But I didn’t start really living until I met him. Dillon Montgomery. My complete opposite—except for our matching tortured souls...”
  31. Lord of Fortune (Legendary Rogues Book 3) by Darcy Burke
  32. This Wilderness Journey (Heart of the Mountains Book 2) by Misty M. Beller
  33. Love At Last by Claudia Connor
  34. Thugs: Seven: Thugs and the Women Who Love Them (Book 7) by Wahida Clark
  35. Naughty Desires (Naughty Shorts Book 1) by Sarah Castille <— MARITAL STRIFE ALERT!!…We fell in love quickly and wildly. It was everything that neither of us had experienced before and we got married as soon as possible. But what happens when life changes everything? When you start feeling unworthy of your brilliant wife? I’ve shared almost everything about myself with Lily – except my dark desires. I can feel her slipping away from me, but I won’t let her go…”
  36. Don’t Call Me Cupcake (The Holloway Girls) by Tara Sheets
  37. Bound To (Bondage in Boston Book 1) by Sionna Fox
  38. You’ll Always Have Tara (A Riches to Romance Tale) by Leah Marie Brown
  39. Bella Cove: A Second Chance Romance by Rochelle Katzman
  40. Disturbing His Peace: The Academy by Tessa Bailey <— TESSA BAILEY’S LATEST COCKY COP ALERT!! I’m LOVING this series and am SO excited I have another one to read!!! :D He’s her superior and she has a love/hate relationship with him. Mostly hate. ;)Danika Silva can’t stand Lt. Greer Burns. Her roommate’s older brother may be sexy as hell, but he’s also a cold, unfeeling robot. She just wants to graduate and forget about her scowling superior. But when a dangerous mistake lands Danika on probation—under Greer’s watch—she’s forced to interact with the big, hulking jerk. Call him daily to check in? Done. Ride shotgun in his cruiser every night? Done. Try not to climb into his giant, muscular lap and kiss him? Umm…
  41. Conquering Conner (The Gilroy Clan Book 4) by Megyn Ward
  42. Something Borrowed (New Castle Book 3) by Lydia Michaels
  43. Lies & Secrets (Boston Latte Book 1) by Fiona Keane
  44. Ashes (Rusted and Reckless Book 4) by Charlotte Casey <— THE JILTED BRIDE & THE ROCK STAR NEIGHBOR ALERT!!…Jilted at the altar, Ruby Stevens is ready to start over. Betrayed by her family, she’s free to do what she wants—when she wants. And the sexy singer from across the hall just might be the distraction she needs. But when Nix’s addiction puts him on the edge, it’s up to Ruby to pull him back...”
  45. Lock and Load (Strike Force Book 2) by Desiree Holt
  46. The Baby Mission by Vivian Wood
  47. The Opposite of Never: A Novel by Mary Kathleen Mehuron
  48. Beyond the Unexpected (Protective Maneuvers Book 1) by McKenna Jeffries
  49. Rome’s Chance: A Reapers MC Novella by Joanna Wylde <— JOANNA WYLDE REAPERS MC ALERT!!! “…Gorgeous and smart, fun and full of wonder, she jumped on his bike and would’ve followed him anywhere. Still, she deserved a shot at happiness somewhere bigger and better than a town like Hallies Falls. Walking away wasn’t so easy that time, but her family needed her and he had a job to do. When she came around a third time, he’d had enough. Randi Whittaker had been given two chances to escape, and now it was time for Rome to take his…”
  50. Shopping for a Billionaire’s Baby by Julia Kent
  51. Bound by Destiny (Ravage MC Bound Series Book Five) by Ryan Michele
  52. Mr. Accidental Rival (Jet City Matchmaker Book 3) by Gina Robinson
  53. In The Darkness: A Project Artemis Novel by K.M. Scott and Anina Collins
  54. Sinister Love (Dark Intentions Duet Book 2) by T.L Smith <— OMG YES PLEASE!!! UNREQUITED LOVE ALERT!! BUT!!! This is the duet conclusion so I posted book #1 up in the bargain finds section!! “…No matter how much my idiotic heart wanted to love him, my head knew better. He didn’t choose me. He chose her. That’s where the problem started. Maybe that’s how it should end.”
  55. Loving the Crown by Violet Paige
  56. A Highlander’s Hidden Heart (Timeless Romance Single Book 7) by Julie Coulter Bellon
  57. Tragedy Queens: Stories Inspired by Lana Del Rey & Sylvia Plath <— LOVING THE SOUND OF THIS ANTHOLOGY!! “…Sylvia Plath & Lana Del Rey course through the veins of these dark, sexy, mind-bending, fantastical, romantic, & haunting tales. Authors from different genres came together in their love & passion for these muses…”
  58. Sunny Harmony (My Day Book 4) by Mary Kelly Reed
  59. The Curse of Cain: The Cain Trilogy Book 2 by JP Barry
  60. Forbidden (House of Sin Book 1) by Elisabeth Naughton <— DARK ROMANCE/FORBIDDEN ALERT!! “...I’ve fallen prey to his seductive looks and commanding charisma. I know he is a threat. He’s entwined in a dangerous world I don’t understand. But even that doesn’t stop me from aching for his touch, for the taste of his wicked lips. Before I can truly surrender to the fire smoldering between us, I need to know more. I have to see behind the doors he keeps firmly locked...”
  61. Exploration (Kinky in the City Book 1) by Quinn Ward <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!
  62. The Eager Boy (Iron Eagle Gym Book 6) by Sean Michael <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!
  63. Set Ablaze by KC Burn <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!
  64. Ginger Snaps (Belladonna Arms Book 5) by John Inman <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!
  65. Orderly Affair (Hearts and Health Book 6) by DJ Jamison <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!


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OH WOW!!! FORBIDDEN LOVE ALERT!! This one is calling to me so hard. SO. HARD. Unrequited love? Love triangle? I have NO clue, but this sounds exactly up my super-angsty alley. And now, the duet is complete. :) YAY ME!!

About book #1:

I loved him from the age of sixteen.
Hated him from the age of eighteen.
He disappeared at the age of nineteen.
We started off as enemies, then fast became lovers.
But our story isn’t a happily ever after.
It was a story of a king and a peasant. Can you guess which I was?
I knew we weren’t meant to be.
You see, he fell in love with her first. He loved me last.
I’m not someone’s second choice.
Not even for the boy who stole my heart.
I’m someone’s first.
Now, I just have to remember that.


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Happy Monday everyone!! A few earlybirds that look like a heck of a lot of fun just went live (like that one to our left) and we’re having a giveaway for it (signed!!) and a giftcard right here. :D

P.S. I’ll be checking throughout the day and adding more if any sneak in. ;) Let me know if you see any.


  • Tinfoil Heart by Daisy Prescott <— DAISY PRESCOTT’S LATEST JUST WENT LIVE & it sounds SO. FREAKING. FUN!! “My father was abducted by aliens. Or so I believed for the last eighteen years. After my mother’s death, I moved to Roswell, capital of all things alien. I’m going to find out the truth and nothing will stop me . . . except Boone Santos. Compared to the intergalactic tinfoil hat brigade, he’s a god amongst mere mortals. Too handsome for his own good (and mine), with a grumpy arrogance, and the most beautiful smile ever—he smashes my plan to pieces like a UFO crashing into the desert. I need a tinfoil hat for my heart...”
  • Pretty Lies by Kitty Thomas <— KITTY THOMAS DARK READ ALERT!!! Her latest one just went LIVE!! She played with the wrong man…As a phone sex operator, Annette Waincott knows how to tease to get what she wants. That is, until she teases the wrong man at a club, claiming kinky fantasies she doesn’t really have. It must have been too much vodka and his tantalizing Russian accent. Too bad he believes her. When the Russian accidentally kidnaps her twin sister as part of an ill-fated sex game, things quickly get real. In a desperate bid to free her twin, Annette offers herself to him in trade…”
  • Cold (Stone Cold Fox Trilogy Book 2) by Max Monroe <— MAX MONROE ALERT!!! It’s a trilogy and must be read in order…
  • Giving Her My Baby by Alexa Riley <— ALEXY RILEY’S LATEST!! “…Eleanor works as a live-in baby nurse for new mothers. But her need to have a baby of her own has led her to take matters into her own hands. It’s not the ideal situation, but she can’t wait on Mr. Perfect any longer. But one phone call about a final job may change all her carefully made plans...”
  • The Ghost (Professionals Book 2) by Jessica Gadziala <— HIS JOB IS TO “GHOST” HER… “…one chance encounter, one decision that changed everything. With no options left, she enlists the help of Quinton Baird & Associates, who promptly inform her that she has to leave it all – the career, the apartment, the life she had worked so hard to build for herself – behind. If all that wasn’t enough, her entire future – and life in general – was in the hands of a man whose coworkers called ‘The Ghost.’ Because that was what he did; he ghosted people, hid them, gave them new lives, made them impossible to find. With no other choice, she agrees to his terms, climbs in a car with him, and travels almost clear across the country toward her new life. But the long hours on the road – and even longer hours in cabins and hotel rooms – together start to show her things…”
  • Warsong by Elizabeth Vaughan
  • The Invisible Thread (The Unbreakable Thread Book 2) by Lisa Suzanne
  • Lie to Me by Natasha Preston <— THEY HATE EACH OTHER… “…When Savannah and Kent meet, they can’t stand each other. Kent knows she’s hiding something, and he despises liars. And Savannah has nothing but secrets…”
  • Wheeler (Four Fathers Book 4) by Ker Dukey <— KER DUKEY ALERT!!! “...I am dark. Calculating. A single father. I have secrets that would horrify most people. Stalking is a habit I refuse to break—and what happens after is a sweet reward. My life is exactly the way I have designed it. But an undeserving, sick monster is dating my only daughter...”
  • Sergio: a Dark Mafia Romance by Natasha Knight <— SHE’S HIS… “...I’m not good. I never wanted to be. And I won’t let her go anymore. See, I’m not the hero. When I touch her, it’s with dirty hands. I know my reckoning is coming though. I know I’ll burn for the things I’ve done, the sins I’ve committed. And I don’t deny hell is where I belong, but I want my time first. I want my time with her. She’s mine...”
  • When With Rome (Perfect Gentlemen Book 1) by Natalie Gayle
  • A Broken Bond by Stacey Kennedy
  • Her Claim (Legally Bound Book 2) by Rebecca Grace Allen “Warning: This book isn’t for the faint of heart. Disclosure includes angry, vying-for-control hate sex and one steamy weekend in Miami. Ready? Break the caution tape and proceed.”
  • Reckless Honor (HORNET) by Tonya Burrows
  • The Troublemaker by Lili Valente <— BIKER ALERT!! “…I can hide out until the scandal with my evil ex blows over AND have a wild rebound at the same time. Besides, I’ve got no heart left to break. My ex made sure of that. As long as Rafe and I keep our no-strings fling from our families, what can possibly go wrong?”
  • When Stars Burn Out by Carrie Aarons <— SECND CHANCE ROMANCE ALERT!! “…eight years later, he’s trying to pull her back into his orbit. The nation’s most beloved football player, a tight end with a seriously tight end, has finally realized Demi is the one who got away. But she’s a different woman than the weak girl who used to come running whenever he called in the middle of the night. Strong, successful, her life’s mission being to grant the wishes of children whose flames have all but been extinguished. And untouchable, as dark and cold as a midnight sky with no moon in sight...”
  • Anonymous by L.P. Dover <— L.P. DOVER ALERT!! HE WANTS HER. “…I never thought my life could be so perfect. I have an amazing job owning my own bakery, and a wonderful husband who I love and who loves me back. Never once did I have to worry about anything, at least, not until the texts started coming in. They always begin the same way … numbers that spell my nickname when read upside down...”
  • Welcome to the Dark Side (The Fallen Men Book 2) by Giana Darling <— BIKER GUY SHOWS HER A DIFFERENT LIFE… “I got cancer. What the hell kind of reward was that for a boring life well lived? I was a seventeen-year-old paradigm of virtue and I was tired of it. So, when I finally ran into the man I’d been writing to since he saved my life as a little girl and he offered to show me the dark side of life before I left it for good, I said yes. Only, I didn’t know that Zeus Garro was the President of The Fallen MC…”



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GASP!!!!!! This is one of THE viral cop-photo cops (hot cop?) that is now cover model. OF. THIS. SERIES!! SQUEEEEEE!!!

And the author has some “behind the scenes” details for us. ;)

Rochelle: I’m releasing Fortuity (Fortuity Duet Book 1) in April because it’s National Donor Awareness month and wanted to talk about how important it is to consider being a donor, which meant getting personal as uncomfortable as it is.

The second book is titled Serenity. It will release on May 8 (since the cliffie is a bit of a doozy and I’m a wimp lol)

It’s the first time in my 4+ years as an indie author that I’ve ever purchased an exclusive cover image instead of using stock. And I’m thrilled to get photos with the Gainesville hot cop since I’m a South Florida resident.

I agonized over the decision to do it as one longer book or a duet with a cliffhanger. But the story really lends itself to a duet, so I had to pull up my big girl panties and go for it lol.

Hmmm…I haven’t mentioned this anywhere else yet but there’s a connection between the hero and heroine’s names. She’s Faith, and he’s Dillon. In Gaelic, the name Dillon means Faithful.

About book #1:

The only kinds of luck I knew were bad and worse…until my life hung in the balance. I finally caught a break in the form of a second chance.
I vowed not to let it go to waste.
To make a difference.

But I didn’t start really living until I met him.
Dillon Montgomery.
My complete opposite—except for our matching tortured souls.

I couldn’t resist him for long.
How could I when his smallest touch made my heart race?
When it felt like we were destined to be together?

But sometimes luck and sorrow are intertwined…

Fortuity is the first part of Faith and Dillon’s story, which will be completed in Serenity.




“My father was abducted by aliens. Or so I believed for the last eighteen years.

After my mother’s death, I moved to Roswell, capital of all things alien. I’m going to find out the truth and nothing will stop me . . . except Boone Santos.

Compared to the intergalactic tinfoil hat brigade, he’s a god amongst mere mortals. Too handsome for his own good (and mine), with a grumpy arrogance, and the most beautiful smile ever—he smashes my plan to pieces like a UFO crashing into the desert.

I need a tinfoil hat for my heart…”

And guess what? I have an excerpt to give you a little something… more. ;) An exclusive excerpt!!!

Without my phone I have no idea what time it is or how long we’ve been trapped by the storm. He’s been holding me for minutes; I must be getting heavy, but his arms never shake.

Not that I’m complaining. Warmth spreads through me from where our skin touches. My left arm rests across his shoulders, leaving my bikini-covered boob pressed against his naked chest. His right arm wraps around my back and his left is tucked underneath my knees, his hand resting on my bare thigh.

The way he holds me is intimate and way outside my comfort zone. Skin touching anywhere but our hands is above our friendship level, if anyone could pretend our few random conversations make us more than acquaintances.

His hand grips and then relaxes on my thigh. I feel more than see him gazing at me.

If I turn my head, our faces will be inches apart.

“Are you okay?” he asks, his breath warming my temple.

“You can put me down now,” I whisper, not looking at him. “Your arms must be getting tired.”

“They’re not. Body heat will prevent us from getting hypothermia.” I can feel the vibrations from his laughter against my skin. His back muscles tighten and release beneath my hand.

“It was a thousand degrees an hour ago. I think we’ll be okay.” I don’t know why I’m trying to convince him to release me. I must be an idiot. This is the most skin-on-skin contact I’ve had in forever. Sadly, it’s not sexual. After our encounter at Cowboy Pete’s, I don’t think he even likes me.

His hold on my thighs loosens and my legs tip down. My feet still don’t touch the ground.

“Are you going to let go?” His right hand squeezes my side above my bikini bottom as his quiet laughter rumbles in his chest again.

“Right.” Embarrassed, I unclasp my arms and slide down until my toes hit earth. I notice his hand still rests on my waist, warmth burning an imprint of his palm on my skin.

“Sure you’re okay?” With our normal foot of height difference restored, he has to duck his head to meet my eyes.

“I think so.” My brain is stuck between sleep and panic. Everything feels surreal and intense right now. A sunburn tingles on my pink skin. “I can’t believe I fell asleep in the lake.”

Standing next to him, I glance down at the wet ground. He’s in his black boxer briefs. They’re soaked through and clinging to his thighs. I should suggest he peel them off. He must be uncomfortable wearing wet underwear. Then he’d be naked. And we could have crazy thunderstorm sex. No one’s around to catch us.

I won’t let my eyes scan any higher for fear I might combust from embarrassment if I get caught sneaking a peek.

I might be wearing a bikini, but more of me is covered with the high-waisted bottoms and vintage-style bra top. Of course my nipples are standing at attention from the cold rain. Or maybe from Boone’s hands on my body.

“So much for keeping my clothes dry.” He points to the soggy pile of fabric on the sand.

“Mine too.” I spot my towel and bag farther down the beach. “Chair’s gone, too.”

The pink donut bobs in the reeds, barely visible through the monsoon. Once the storm passes, I’ll swim out to rescue it and locate the missing chair.

Lightning flashes to the east and thunder follows, a low, growling rumble rather than the sharp cracks from a few minutes ago. Above us the din of rain hitting the root softens.

“Storm’s moving away. We should be in the clear soon.” Boone runs a hand through his dripping hair; his bicep coils and muscles stretch over his ribs. His beauty doesn’t stop with his face.

I resist the urge to twist a ringlet around my finger or run my fingertips over his muscles. Barely.

We’re standing inappropriately close for two strangers who are practically naked.


  • A signed copy of TINFOIL HEART and a $10 Amazon Gift Card to a winner.

How to enter for a chance to win the signed copy and the gift card ? Just leave a comment below (and better yet, tell us… do you believe in aliens?) and by 10pm EST, Sunday April 29th 2018, I will randomly select one lucky commenter as the winner.

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USA Today Bestselling Author Daisy Prescott writes romantic comedies with heart.

Her Modern Love Stories feature characters in their thirties and forties finding and rediscovering love in unexpected and humorous ways. Her Wingmen books star regular guys who often have beards, drive trucks, and love deeply once they fall. Look for her new Rom Com series, Love with Altitude, in 2017.

Born and raised in San Diego, Daisy currently lives in a real life Stars Hollow in the Boston suburbs with her husband, their rescue dog, and an indeterminate number of imaginary house goats. When not writing about herself in the third person, Daisy can be found traveling, gardening, baking, or lost in a good book.

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MAX MONROE’S LATEST SERIES!!! It’s a trilogy that must be read in order, book #2 just went live and book #3 is up for preorder and will be live next month! :D

About book #1:

First, hate. Then, want. But in the end? Heartbreak.

My celebrity life was supposed to be easy, and this movie was the biggest break of my career. But from the moment Officer Levi Fox gave me a speeding ticket on my way into town, he’s been nothing but a thorn in my side.

Dominant. Cocky. Callous.
Midnight blue eyes, a bad attitude, and muscles for days, he’s exactly the kind of man I should avoid.

But as the Cold, Montana Police Department’s official movie liaison, he’s taken up a permanent place in my life that I can’t shake.

We fight. A lot.

Then, we kiss—and my carefully crafted hate toward him no longer feels so much like hate.

I’m falling
But how often do alpha-jerks cushion the landing?



Epoch (The Transcend Duet Book 2)
THE WHOLE DUET? 5-STARS FREAKING PLUS!!!!!! I LOST myself in this. Lost in the BEST of ways (and the worst). THAT is what I look for in angsty romance reads. I want all of the swoons… yes, but I also want all of the stress and trepidation and potential heartache, believable break-ups and make-ups and oh boy did I get it!!!!

Okay quick note. This review is going to be more of our buddy-read crazy reactions (since it’s a sequel and follow-up to Transcend) there’s no need in me doing a “so what’s it about?” nor do I want to spoil anything coming your way with this one (all of that can be found here in ➔ my review of book #1). So I thought instead, you’d enjoy our awesome buddy-read with us. ;)

Maryse: Okay I finished Transcend & Epoch and IT WAS EPIC!!!! OMG OMG you guys, 4:30am and I was sobbing into my pajama top. Full on, runny nose, soul-deep ugly cry (but oh how wonderful!!!!!!!!) OH WOW… that duet really put me through the ringer and gave me all that tension, and stress, and love-triangle-y goodness. I’ll be reviewing it tonight… I’m brain-dead right now in my night-reading sleepiness. LOL!!!! I 5 STARRED IT SO HARD!!!! MUST. READ.

Amy: Holy moly, it feels like my heart went 12 rounds with that book. I went for a pedicure and figured I would read on my phone and finish it up while the lady with the magical hands worked on my feet and legs, which was all well and good until I started sniffling and wiping my eyes. Poor lady thought I had received some bad news, LOL! I mean, that book was INTENSELY emotional throughout the whole damn thing, and then I finally get some hope right before it gave me a sucker punch and then a gut punch! Then the epilogue…I seriously had to drop my head and hide my face so she wouldn’t see how hard I was fighting the sobs. Then…THEN! She pulls out a silver tube of leg massage gel and what is it called? Epoch. I’m so not kidding. Freaking fate right there, I tell ya. ;)

What the heck am I supposed to read now?? I’m going to be hung up on the feels from this duet for a while…5 FATEFUL STARS FOR BOTH OF THESE BOOKS!!!!

Charity: Me too!!!!!!!!!!!! Haven’t cried over a book in soooo long .. these two are in my top 10 of favs of all time

Maryse: Charity, I’m right there with you. How INTENSE WAS THAT??? GAH I loved it. I was on the edge of my seat so nervous about where it would go. Tee hee!! I love when that happens!!! I WILL NEVER forget this one and it will be in my forever favorites… FOREVER.

Cheryl: I agree Maryse. These books are intense and for the most part I believe what’s happening. I am getting a little perturbed at Griffin and Swayze’s interactions.

Melannie: Just finished it too and i loved it so much! Haven’t read anything this good in a while.

Melinda: I have finished both Transend and Epoch solid 5 stars for both I loved them. Just wish it went longer. I wasn’t ready for it to finish. Now I’m in a massive book hangover.

Tasha: Ohmygurd!!! I just finished Transcend and I have goosebumps! Ahh, I NEED to jump into Epoch right now and I can’t cuz life is in my way. It’s gonna drive me nuts all day.

Marina: Loved, Loved, Loved Transcend and Epoch. I read Epoch slowly because I didn’t want it to end, or maybe because I was just too flippin’ nervous? I love her books. If anyone out there hasn’t read Jewel E Ann’s Jack and Jill series and is looking for another epic series by her I would highly recommend. Way different subject but so good. So many emotions…

MichelleS: Finished Epoch. That is all. Don’t want to spoil it for anyone. 5 stars!

Amy: Still hungover from Transcend and Epoch. *dreamy sigh* Such a beautifully unique story.

I believed in this story, heart and soul, and was willing to let it take me wherever it needed to go (even if I had my own hopes of how it would end). Oh yes. When it comes to the heroes, there are two definite reader-teams in this one. ;) And the STRESS that these characters caused me. My heart was in my throat the entire time, and yet I was freaking THRILLED!!!!!!

Amy: I didn’t think I could adore Nate and Griffin more after Transcend, but Epoch took both of them to a new level. They. Are. Amazing. And human and REAL.

Maryse: Jean!! I’m halfway through Epoch, and what I love about Griffin (he’s my favorite even though he BURNS ME UP!!!!) is that when he’s being moody, or mad, or jealous, he’s SUCH A JERK (even if he has the right to be) and just… so intense! But SO believable.  I can see him vividly, especially when he’s being dismissive. Especially when he’s about to have a jealous fit. I swear he’s real… *swoon* and… also… *throws my Kindle at him*

Jean: Yes, yes, yes Maryse! I love him!!!!!

Kandace: Maryse! I felt the same way about Griffin. *bites nails*

Maryse: P.S. The *spoiler* is STRESSING me out. STRESSING. I’m so nervous.

Jean: You should be……

D.G. *waves hands and gives a pointed stare* I call dibs on Griffin…just sayin.

Jean: Ummmm……no D.G….. just no! Lol

Maryse: Eeeep! I wanna ask why Jean is saying NO and sort of chuckling… but I’m afraid it would be a spoiler and I have a feeling I’m going to find out. Eeeeeeeeeep!!!!!

Jean: Maryse, I’m saying NO because Griffin is MINE, MINE, MINE!!!!!

Lisa: Two words…Team Nate. You can have Griffin. Robin and I are sharing Nate!

R: 100% Lisa. Not a Griff fan.

D.G. Kinda reminds me of Twilight…which team are you on?!?!

Amy: Transcend – swooned over Griffin Epoch – tummy in knots over Griffin, even if I could see where he was coming from :? Overall – LOVED HIM

Cheryl: Exactly how I felt about Griffin. I understood where he was coming from, but he made me so mad acting like a big baby!!!

Jean: But I thought his behavior was totally justified!

Jean I’m right there with you. HOLY MOLY when he’d react… I would ACHE for what felt like DAYS reading those chapters. And yet, I totally “got” him.

And… I had NO clue how it would end, right to the very end.

Maryse: I’m a bit delighted that there’s a reader divide between Griffin or Nate. Means I have NO idea how this is going to end. YAY ME!!!!! :D

Amy:  Oh Maryse, just you wait. ;) Check out my post from yesterday on the other page if you want an idea of the feels coming your way

And that ending!!!!! It had my heart SOARING!!!!! Elated. And sobbing. Hrmmm.. maybe I should say TWO endings ;) ‘Cause also this duet has one of the BEST most clever epilogues ever!!!

Maryse: I am SO taken with this love story. HOLY MOLY. AND. THAT. ENDING!!!!!!!!!! GASP!!!!!!

Melannie:  that ending was soooooo great

Adele: I’m embarrassed to admit, but I was SO scared going into Epoch that I read the end first! Just enough to know I’d be okay with it. Not the whole end. If it wasn’t going to end how I wanted I wasn’t going to read it. And you know what? I was still crying and on the edge of my seat, it was that good!

Maryse: EXACTLY!!!!!!!!!!! You took the words right out of my mouth!! AND MY HEART!!!

Bianca: I’m so in love. I’ve read only a handful of books this year because I’m struggling to connect to any new authors. Then BANG, mind blown… Both books devoured within 18hrs (damn kids, sleep n responsibilities :P ). I can’t stop thinking about them.

Summer: Yep I agree. I was waiting for you to read it and fall all over it. Im in book hangover still finding it hard to pick up another book

Joy: I have major book hangover! I love this duet!

FIVE STARS PLUS!!!! <— BLEW. ME. AWAY. Yes my friends. This romance duet is the WHOLE SHEBANG. READ IT RIGHT NOW!! It’s complete and it will complete you.


Happy Friday everyone!! I’ve finished my beloved angsty, super-love triangle delight and my review for book two will be going up today :D I 5-starred it too. It was AH-MAAZING!!!!!

And then I’m immediately jumping into a book on this very list below. YAY ME!!! :D In the meantime…


  • One Good Man: a novella by Emma Scott <— LIVE!!! EMMA SCOTT ALERT! She’s a journalist during the Vietnam War & he is a famous soccer star… “...Janey is reluctant to leave the Big Story that is Vietnam, but vows to prove herself. Much to her dismay, her first assignment is to interview the hotshot star forward of a local soccer team. Janey is sure Adrien Rousseau is going to be like every other playboy jock she’s ever dealt with, but quickly learns there is much more to Adrien than meets the eye. The mysterious, sexy footballer just might be the biggest story of Janey’s life...”

Shawn: Cool! I was born 1970… in Okinawa because my dad was in the Vietnam war..will have to check this out!!

Amy: I live in Okinawa now

  • Tempted (The Lottery Winners Book 2) by Elizabeth Lennox <— LIVE!!
  • Second Chance by Jay Northcote <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT! LIVE!!!
  • SKINNY PANTS (The Happy Pants Cafe Series Book 3) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff <— LIVE!! THE HOT, HURT DOCTOR & THE NURSE…NURSE MACIE FRANKLIN was always known as “the fat girl.” After decades of failed diets, she doesn’t dream of ever being anything but invisible to the opposite sex. One moment of weakness and two glasses of bubbly later, she’s in a steamy online chat with “Dr. J-Love” as the fake, size 8, bubbly Catrina. Their passionate conversation convinces her it’s time to make big life changes. But when she goes to see Dr. Reed, the new amazing surgeon everyone’s talking about, it’s Dr. J-Love! And he’s way hotter in person. They hit it off a second time as friends…
  • Mr. Right-Swipe by Ricki Schultz <— RECENT RELEASE & it’s super-bargain priced today (Kindle Daily Deal)!! She’s an elementary school teacher, and she “right-swipes” the new substitute teacher… ;) “…when her best friends stage an intervention, Rae is forced to give in. After all, they’ve hatched a plan to help her find love the 21st century way: online. She’s skeptical of this electronic chlamydia catcher, but she’s out to prove she hasn’t been too picky with men. However, when a familiar fella’s profile pops up–the dangerously hot substitute teacher from work–Rae swipes herself right into a new problem…”
Lisa: One Click!!!!!!

Jen C: Eeeee, had to immediately 1-click and start Birthday Girl and am absolutely LOVING IT. Boohoo for work, really struggling to put it down!

Kandace: I really loved it. It was a slow burn. He was all MAN! I thought it would be more dark and forbidden. It was pretty romantic. You could feel them falling for each other.

Carina: Sooooo goood.

Kostantina: Omg I stayed up all night reading birthday girl too !!! Gahhhh Let’s just say I was so book hungover that I had to wing my lesson plans haha my students got a nice “ study hall” today !!

Aimee: I stayed up to read birthday girl last night. Another 5 star!! Major book hangover what to read next???

Nicole: Birthday Girl was AMAZE! Can’t wait to hear your thoughts. Pike please!!!

  • The Hardest Fall by Ella Maise <— LIVE!!! ALMOST NFL STAR & HE LIKES HER ONLY AS A BEST FRIEND… ”…He was the star wide receiver of the football team, one of the few players expected to make it into the NFL, and I ended up seeing him all over campus. I might have also propositioned him, run away from him, attacked him with a cooking utensil…and…uh, maybe I shouldn’t tell you all of it. It’s pretty normal stuff, things you’d expect…from me. Eventually, the time came when I couldn’t hide anymore—not that he’d have let me even if I tried. Before now, he never knew I was secretly watching him. Now that we see each other every day, he knows when I have a hard time looking away. It doesn’t help that I’m not the most subtle person in the world either...”
  • Finn (The Murphy Boys Book 2) by Holly C. Webb <— LIVE!! STUDENT-TEACHER ALERT!!! “...She was broken, but there was a beauty within her that Finn had never seen before, and for the first time, he believed he had found the one person that truly understood him. The only problem was, Emmy was his student and it was against the rules for them to be together. Finn was determined to keep Emmy at a safe distance, but the more he got to know her, the harder he found it to play by the rules…
  • Sex Says by Max Monroe <— MAX MONROE SUPER-BARGAIN TODAY!! Kat found it for us  She has a relationship column… “…She’s a pro at advising others on their love lives, but if there’s one thing she isn’t in the market for, it’s love. Reed Luca is a wanderer and a jack of all trades. He doesn’t believe happiness comes from a nine to five job, or that success is delivered through a paycheck. But opportunity often finds its way to those who aren’t looking. When Reed signs up to write an anti-Sex Says relationship column, the result is all out war...”
  • Double Score by K.L. Grayson <— Cheryl found us some “sexy” times (er… at least I think… form all of her winking). ;)  LOL!
Cheryl: if you want something fun, lighthearted and on the hawt side, you could read the novella Double Score. I thought it was a sports romance since the cover had a woman with a soccer ball, but I was WRONG. It’s about a woman and her relationship with her two best friends. *wink-wink* Somewhat implausible, but heh it was KU.
  • I, Witness by Niki Mackay <— LIVE!! PSYCH-THRILLER ALERT!! “...Six years ago, Kate Reynolds was found holding the body of her best friend; covered in blood, and clutching the knife that killed her. I plead guilty. Kate has been in prison ever since, but now her sentence is up. She is being released. But the truth is, I didn’t do it…
  • Rhyme: Steamy Rock N’ Roll Romance (Hard Rocked Series Book 1) by Lexy Timms <— LIVE!! THE JILTED GIRL & THE ROCK STAR IN A BAR ALERT!! “...Deciding to drown her sorrows at a local pub, Olivia is intent on forgetting about men altogether. Instead, she’s going to focus on her career, and if she plays her cards right, she might just make partner at her firm. It isn’t long before her plans are completely derailed by an irresistibly sexy stranger who guides her to a dark corner of the bar. This gorgeous alpha male isn’t your ordinary man. It’s Logan Graham, lead guitarist of the insanely popular Scottish rock band...”
  • Without You (Survivor Series Book 2) by Emilia Finn <— LIVE!! SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE ALERT!! “…I thought I was saving everyone a lot of heart ache, and in exchange, I took all that ache on my own. I was supposed to be the hero, but instead I was the villain. He hates me with every fiber of his being… It’s been thirteen years since we last saw each other. It turns out ghosts can’t be buried.
  • Guilt: The shocking new thriller from the #1 bestseller that you need to read this year by Amanda Robson <— LIVE!!! PSCYH THRILLER ALERT!! “…Zara and Miranda have always supported each other. But then Zara meets Seb, and everything changes. Handsome, charismatic and dangerous, Seb threatens to tear the sisters’ lives apart – … As the sisters’ relationship is stretched to the brink, a traumatic incident in Seb’s past begins to rear its head and soon all three are locked in a psychological battle that will leave someone dead…”
  • Cartel Queen (Almanza Crime Family Duet Book 2) by Chelsea Camaron <— LIVE!!! NOT A STANDALONE!!! (read this one first: Cartel B!tch: Almanza Crime Family Duet) ”…My situation made me his. He’ll never really have me. I’ll never let him hurt me again. That is … until he claims more than my house, my body, and my life. When Javier Almanza claims my heart, I’m no longer his cartel bitch. No, I am the queen…”
  • Because I Love You: A Brother’s Best Friend Secret Baby Romance by Amy Brent <— LIVE!!Two years ago, he took my innocence and ran, Luckily for me, he’s a slow runner. He doesn’t know that he gave me the most beautiful gift in the world – my son. I’m going to give him a gift too – revenge! And if he’s thinking he can get me and my son… Well, he can go take a walk!”




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