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15 comments:

Margo Bond Collins said...

Under Her Skin by Margo Bond Collins

She's lucky he's a charmer. He's lucky she doesn't bite. Much.

Lindi Parker works hard at being human, not an easy task for a snake shifter. She has no desire to search for others like her—until a new case changes everything. When Lindi learns that she she's not the only shapeshifter in the world, she also realizes she might be next on a killer's list.

In order to save herself and the abused children she works with, she will have to team up with Dr. Kade Nevala, a member of the shifter tribe responsible for eradicating weresnakes—and the most attractive man Lindi's ever met. Even more terrifying, she’ll need to embrace her serpent side, a choice that has enormous consequences for Lindi, and for everyone around her.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01GREGO8O/
(only $.99 in ebook for a limited time)

Website: http://www.MargoBondCollins.net

Marie Laval said...

Book One in the Dancing for the Devil trilogy
Can her love heal his haunted heart? - Cape Wrath, Scotland, November 1847.

Bruce McGunn is a man as brutal and unforgiving as his land. Discharged from the army, he is haunted by the spectres of his fallen comrades and convinced he is going mad. And he is running out of time to save his estate from the machinations of Cameron McRae, heir to the McGunn's ancestral enemies. When the clipper carrying McRae’s new bride is caught in a violent storm and docks at Wrath harbour, Bruce decides to revert to the old ways and hold the clipper and the woman to ransom. However, far from the spoilt heiress he expected, Rose is genuine, funny and vulnerable – a ray of sunshine in the long, harsh winter that has become his life.
Rose is determined to escape Wrath and its proud master – the man she calls McGlum.
Will she be reunited with Cameron McRae, the dazzlingly handsome aristocrat she married after a whirlwind romance in Algiers, or will she risk her heart and her honour to help Bruce discover the truth about his past and solve the brutal murders committed on his land?

The Dancing for the Devil trilogy also includes Blue Bonnets and Sword Dance.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dream-Catcher-Dancing-Devil-Book-ebook/dp/B017D73N0Q?ie=UTF8&ref_=asap_bc

Marie Laval said...

A SPELL IN PROVENCE, UK bestselling contemporary romantic suspense
Passion and mystery in the hills of Provence when an ancient spell weaves its dark magic.

After losing her job in England, Amy Carter uses her redundancy payment to start a new life in France, turning Bellefontaine, an overgrown Provençal farmhouse, into a successful hotel. Though she has big plans for her new home, none of them involves falling in love — least of all with Fabien Coste, the handsome but arrogant owner of the nearby château.

As romance blossoms in the beautiful Provençal countryside, disturbing events at the farmhouse hint at a dark mystery — a destructive, centuries-old attachment between the ladies of Bellefontaine and the ducs de Coste. As Amy struggles to unravel the mystery, she begins to wonder if it may not just be her heart at risk, but her life too.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Spell-Provence-Marie-Laval-ebook/dp/B00RVQO8RM?ie=UTF8&ref_=asap_bc

Rose Anderson said...

The Changeling
by Madeline Archer
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Half-fae Lenox Pendry is surrounded by secrets and none are his to keep. Plucked from his mother’s arms as an infant and raised a changeling, Lenox grows to adulthood unaware of what and who he is and oblivious to the danger unfolding as his birthday draws near. After he’s unwittingly sent to the Scottish Lowlands out of harm’s way, he chances to meet a beautiful healer named Janet Roxburgh. The townspeople believe her to be a witch. It would appear Janet has a few secrets of her own.
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Calliope's Writing Tablet
Amazon Author Page

gemwriter said...

Hearts Unloched, 2016 New York Book Festival Winner

A pyschic interior designer reluctantly agrees to renovate a sexy investor's abandoned hotel on Loch Sheldrake, a lake with a sinister history.

Hearts Unloched
Book Trailer

Andrea Downing said...

DEAREST DARLING won Favorite Hero at the Maple Leaf Awards, Honorable Mention as Favorite Heroine, Favorite Short Story and Favorite Novel; Golden Quill Award for Best Novella; 3rd place in Historical Short at the International Digital Awards

Stuck in a life of servitude to her penny-pinching brother, Emily Darling longs for a more exciting existence. When a packet with travel tickets, meant for one Ethel Darton, accidentally lands on her doormat, Emily sees a chance for escape. Having turned down the dreary suitors that have come her way, is it possible a new existence also offers a different kind of man?
Daniel Saunders has carved out a life for himself in Wyoming—a life missing one thing: a wife. Having scrimped and saved to bring his mail-order bride from New York, he is outraged to find in her stead a runaway fraud. Even worse, the impostor is the sister of his old enemy.
But people are not always as they seem, and sometimes the heart knows more than the head.
http://www.amazon.com/Dearest-Darling-Letters-Andrea-Downing-ebook/dp/B00NGWT816 http://andreadowning.com

Kryssie Fortune said...

From Dominated By the Dragon - available 28th June 2016
A former super soldier turned dragon demon must choose between his soul mate and saving the world from a nuclear winter.

The British army’s nuclear testing bonded a dragon into Flynn Hemsworth’s soul. Military scientists vivisected and tortured him until he escaped two years later. Although he’s never aged, he’s been alone and on the run for almost six decades. When he prevents a naked woman from being the prize lot in a coven’s slave auction, he realizes she has an unexplored submissive streak.

Hope Mathews—a sassy blonde with killer keyboard skills—is a strong independent woman. When Flynn prevents her being sold to a demon, she discovers she enjoys spankings and light bondage.

Together Hope and Flynn must shut down a coven of black magicians, rescue kidnapped demons, and stop a black ops nuclear missile hitting the UK. Even if they manage all that, Hope’s the granddaughter of a billionaire while Flynn’s still on the run from the military who want to dissect him again. Can they find common ground and build a life together?

Reader Advisory: Contains explicit language, a virginal heroine who discovers she enjoys spanking and bondage. Add in some serious dragon demon loving, light the blue touch paper, stand back, and watch the sparks fly.

PUBLISHER NOTE: Paranormal BDSM Romance – 63,094 words. BDSM, Exhibitionism, Orgies and Spanking.

Buy link http://amzn.to/2adv20E

Rosemary Gemmell said...

The Highland Lass

Eilidh Campbell returns to her Scottish roots from America with one main aim: to discover the identity of her father. But her mother’s past in Inverclyde is a mystery with family secrets, a book of Robert Burns’ poems with a hidden letter and a photograph link to the Holy Loch at Dunoon when the American Navy were in residence.

Staying with her childhood friend, Kirsty, while searching for answers, Eilidh begins to fall in love with handsome Scot Lewis Grant, but just how free is he? Together they trace the story of Highland Mary and Robert Burns, with its echoes to her mother’s story. In short alternate chapters, Highland Mary tells her own story from 1785-6. From Dunoon, to Ayrshire and culminating in Greenock, Eilidh finds the past is closer than she realises.

Amazon US
Website

Savanna Kougar said...

Coming Soon! WAITING FOR A FILLY GIRL ~A ShapeShifter Seduction Erotic Romance~

Blurb:

Drev Zander, ex super-soldier, built a new life in Wolf Peak Territory. His traumatic past is fading. On the Guardian Team, he battles sinister enemies threatening the shapeshifter community. After a mysterious Pegasus ruins his T-day plans, Drev finds the woman he's been waiting for. Will she rule his heart?

Keina Svonj, winged horse shifter, is banished from her realm. The dastardly Prince convinces the King. Flying above the Montana forest, Keina interferes with a hunter. She mind-melds with him, and realizing her mistake, makes amends. Passion explodes between them. Love follows. Will Drev save her from a forced marriage?

HAPPY READING!

Savanna Kougar ~ Run On the Wild Side of Romance ~savannakougar.com~

Kate Hill said...

Feasting With the Enemy
by Kate Hill

After more than a century sharing a bed and fighting at each other’s backs, vampire warriors Blair and May have forged an unbreakable bond.

Now the mysterious New Reign is seeking additional members. Their philosophy–recruit or destroy. Using mind manipulation, they stir up dark memories from the past to tempt Blair and May into killing each other.

Given the chance to resurrect his murdered first wife and children, will Blair now sacrifice the woman he loves–his wife and blood child, May?

http://changelingpress.com/product.php?&upt=book&ubid=2496

Andrea Parnell said...

DARK PRELUDE IS FREE!

This short novella is a prequel to the novel Dark Splendor.

A chance encounter offers lovely young Silvia Bradstreet an escape from her miserable life in London. The Eastwind sails for the American colonies in two weeks. If Silvia chooses to accept the offer of a mysterious benefactor, she must be ready to risk her life for a chance at freedom.

Silvia's dark fate starts here, in a novella-length prequel to the sexy Gothic romance novel Dark Splendor.

BONUS MATERIAL: Includes an excerpt from the novel Whispers at Midnight, also by Andrea Parnell

Amazon Author Page

Laurel Richards said...

VANQUISHED – a fantasy novel by Laurel Richards (@Laurel_R_books)

Three strangers brought together by war.

The Ulanesh—vicious soldiers from the underrealm—are invading the forest and destroying everything in their path. Standing against the enemy, Evrenor is a captain in the Quennin army and has been tasked by his king to find allies. He enlists the aid of the ancient sea sorceress Valkaria, whom he wakes from a curse that has entombed her at the bottom of a lake for a thousand years. She must regain her powers after a millennium of disuse or else watch everyone around her die.

Evrenor finds another ally in Damir, a woodsman whose people are so reclusive that outsiders consider them myths. The tree-talking woodsmen can blend perfectly with the forest, and they are deadly with their daggers. Damir is ready to take down the enemy, but he has to strike before the vision he’s had of his own death comes to pass.

An awakened sorceress, a mysterious woodsman, and a cunning army captain—will their combined forces be enough to vanquish the enemy?

Website: hhtp://www.author-laurelrichards.com

Buy Link for Vanquished: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01C32UEI0

Sherry Ewing said...

Bestselling author, Sherry Ewing, brings you the next installment of her Knights of Berwyck series, To Follow My Heart.

Love is a leap. Sometimes you need to jump…

After a gut wrenching break up with her fiancé, Jenna Sinclair heads to the coast to do a little soul searching. To say everything is subject to change is putting it mildly. Her world is not only turned upside down, but pretty much torn asunder when she is pulled through a time gate on the beach beneath the Cliff House and transported more than eight hundred years into the past.

Fletcher Monroe, captain of the garrison knights at Berwyck Castle, has wasted too much time pining for a woman who will never be his. When he finally decides to move on with his life and focus on his duties, he is suddenly confronted with a woman who magically appears at his feet. This could either be the best thing that has ever happened to him or another cursed event in a string of many. He soon finds he is wildly attracted to her, but she’s scared to death of him ─ not a very encouraging beginning.

From the shores of California to twelfth century England and back again, Jenna and Fletcher must find a way to reconcile their two different worlds before Time forever tears them apart

Sherry Ewing Website & Blog

Click here for Sherry Ewing's Amazon Author Page





Nan O'Berry said...

New Release in Kindle Worlds, Montana Skies series. Road to Redemption historical western romance

U.S. Marshal Colby Grainger needs to avenge the death of his three friends, but his mentor, Marshal Dewey refuses his request to ride after the Jones gang and bring them to justice. Tossing his badge at is feet, Colby sets off alone to bring these killers to justice either with the laws help or without it.

Willow Richardson grapples with the loss of her husband in the mining town of Morgan’s Crossing. Left alone in her solitude, she goes through the motions of life in fog until she comes across an ill man on the side of the road. Being a righteous woman, bringing him back to the farm seems like the only solutions. When he offers to work on her farm to repay for her care, Willow finds herself falling in love.

Can a man with a mysterious past prove to be the key that unlocks her heart, or will his thirst for revenge blind him to life’s possibilities on the Road of Redemption?

Road to Redemption by Nan O'Berry
$1.99

Copy and use the link below

http://amzn.to/2ae4rU5

Jana Richards said...

Here's the blurb for my small town contemporary romance ONE MORE SECOND CHANCE:

Dr. Alex Campbell has an agenda—finish his contract to provide medical services in Maine, pay off his medical school debt, and head back to his real life in San Diego. But when he meets Julia, all his carefully laid plans are put in jeopardy.

Julia Stewart, Lobster Cove’s high school principal, swears she’ll never let another man drag her away from the home she loves. Her aging parents need her, and the Cove is where she wants to raise her daughter. When her mother’s illness brings her and the big city doctor closer together, panic sets in. Her marriage taught her men don’t stay.

Can she put aside the heartaches of the past and trust Alex enough to accept the love he’s offering? Or will her fear of abandonment mean she’ll send him away forever?

I'm giving away a print copy of ONE MORE SECOND CHANCE through Goodreads Giveaways. Enter here for your chance to win!

Jana Richards
www.janarichards.com
Amazon Author Page