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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Hump Day Blurb Share! #HumpDay

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Lorna Peel said...

Rachel Harris was abandoned as a newborn baby on the steps of a church-run children’s home, fostered, and then adopted. Now thirty, Rachel decides to make one last attempt to find her birth mother, but great efforts are being made to obstruct her search and break up her relationship with her boyfriend. Why, and who by?

The Image of Her by Lorna Peel


Stephanie Queen said...

from USA Today Bestselling Author Stephanie Queen
Prequel to the Beachcomber Investigations Romantic Detective Series


Ex-special ops legend Dane Blaise takes on a new partner for a kidnapping case, gorgeous Scotland Yard detective Shana George.
Mistake? Maybe.
The fireworks between them could get them killed before they have a chance to find the missing heiress--and whoever is behind the kidnapping.
Dane has been visiting his beach shack on Martha's Vineyard to rest is weary body and soul for too many years and he's particularly in need of a rest this summer. But his old special ops commander, now governor of Massachusetts, calls on him to save the young heiress who was scheduled to compete in a surfing competition then disappeared.
The governor also recruited a partner for Dane, perfect for going undercover as a surfer, the bikini bombshell Shana is a surfing champion from Australia. Dane is skeptical until he finds out Shana has serious skills.
But as the case unfolds and the stakes ratchet up once they realize they're dealing with human traffickers specializing in beautiful women, Dane is in trouble. He is far too attracted to everything about his partner--and far too distracted for their well being and their survival.
They need to find the heiress and stop the kidnapping ring before they let their relationship compromise everything. Or is it too late?


Rosemary Gemmell said...

The Highland Lass - Scotland in the present and past (and now on special offer of 99c (99p) for 3 days on Amazon!)

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

Barbara White Daille said...

For Cowboy in Charge, a Recommended Read from USA Today's Happy Ever After romance blog.


Single mom Layne Slater thought she'd seen the last of Jason McAndry when he chose the rodeo over her and their unborn son. Now Jason's back in Cowboy Creek and just as handsome as ever. But Layne can't give in to those feelings again. She has to protect her children…and her heart.

Jason wants to try to make up for the pain he caused when he left. The least he can do is help Layne while he's home. Before long, Jason realizes he's finally ready to be the husband, father and man his family deserves. But can Jason prove to Layne that this time, their love is forever?

Cowboy in Charge - Amazon

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Stephanie said...

Gimme Some Sugar
Pastry chef, Cary Crockett, is on the run. Pursued by a loan shark bent on retrieving gambling debts owed him by her deadbeat ex-boyfriend, she finds the perfect hiding place at the remote Circle W Ranch. More at home with city life, cupcakes and croissants than beef, beans and bacon, she has to convince ranch owner Micah West she’s up to the job of feeding his hired hands. The overwhelming attraction she feels toward him was nowhere in the job description.

Micah West has a big problem. The camp-cook on his central Oregon ranch has up and quit without notice, and his crew of hungry cowboys is about to mutiny. He agrees to hire Cary on a temporary basis, just until he finds the right man to fill the job. Maintaining a hands-off policy toward his sexy new cook becomes tougher than managing a herd of disgruntled wranglers.

Catherine Kean said...

Tavis de Rowenne doesn't believe in curses. However, when a freak accident almost causes Lady Helena Marlowe, his intended, to drown, he wonders if his ancient cloak pin just might be damned. Helena vows never to see or speak to Tavis again, but when her father falls ill, Tavis might be the only one who can save him. Does she dare to trust the roguish Scot with dangerous secrets, especially when he's determined to win her heart?

LindaRae said...

THE GOSSIP OF AN EARL by Linda Rae Sande

The Earl of Fennington has a secret identity—that of Mr. Pepperidge, editor of London's premiere gossip rag, The Tattler. While attending a garden party as Fennington, he meets and falls in love with an earl's daughter. The attraction is mutual, for despite knowing better, Lady Emelia allows him to kiss her behind a hedgerow. Who will know but them?

When the earl asks permission to marry Emelia, her father denies him, requiring him instead to court Emelia for eight weeks. He's only allowed to see her once each week, however. Desperate to spend more time with her, Fennington devises a scheme in which he'll be able to do just that, but in disguise. Emelia will have to meet Mr. Pepperidge in the park once a week to provide him the on-dit she hears whilst paying calls in Mayfair parlors. That, or he'll print the news of her kiss with Fennington in The Tattler!

Jane Vandermeer, Dowager Countess of Stoneleigh, is considering a move to the Continent—a year of mourning after a loveless marriage has left her wanting something more. When her long lost love, Andrew Burroughs, appears at Lord Weatherstone's ball and informs her he'll be spending the evening—and hopefully the rest of his life—with her in London, the future is suddenly looking bright. That is, until The Tattler prints a report of Andrew kissing Lady Jane in the gardens during the ball. A different Jane.

Hurt and angered, Jane goes about trying to discover the truth while Andrew is seeing to the restoration of the childhood home he hopes to share with Jane.

With mistaken identities ruling the reports in The Tattler and a new Gossip Goddess sharing news of obscure aristocrats, is it any wonder the members of the ton love to hate gossip? Or do they really love The Gossip of an Earl? The Tattler knows!

thefensk said...

I've been crunching blurbs into a trailer this week ... So give it a try:

Thomas Fenske, A Curse That Bites Deep

Reggi Allder said...

Romantic Suspense SHATTERED RULES by Reggi Allder
A spy, an obsessed killer, and a dangerous secret, would you shatter the rules to keep it safe?
What do North Korea, a college student and an FBI agent, have in common?

When Kelly Shaw was a teenager she secretly fell in love with her older sister’s fiancĂ©, FBI agent Brick Larson and would have trusted him with her life. That was years ago. Now she’s been warned not to trust anyone with the deadly secret she’s unwittingly discovered.

Brick is a dedicated FBI agent and will obey an agency directive to get close to Kelly. Even so, the last thing he wants since the breakup of his engagement is a personal relationship with his ex-fiancĂ©’s younger sister. But the Bureau believes Kelly has access to a secret that could endanger the security of the United States. Brick won’t stop until he knows what it is.

Old feelings resurface, but can Kelly depend on Brick and share her secret with him? Will she live long enough to find out? #KU #RomanticSuspense #KindleUnlimted #Thriller #MustRead #Mystery