June 30, 2016

Sweet Alibi by Adriane Leigh • BLOG TOUR & REVIEW

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From USA Today Bestselling author Adriane Leigh comes a passionate contemporary romance about giving in to desire so sharp and sweet it threatens to consume...

Georgia Montgomery is desperate for an escape from the life she’s been leading. The perfect job, the perfect apartment, the perfect boyfriend—all are on the cusp of driving her over the edge. On a whim, she buys a beach house on the North Carolina coast, eager to spend a summer with her college friends. She thinks she’s found the perfect balance, until one pleasure-seeking playboy turns her world on its axis. Georgia tries to ignore the tornado of emotion that sweeps through her system whenever Tristan Howell is near, but just like an addiction, one look, one taste, one touch is never enough.

The chemistry is scorching and it isn't long before the slow burn ignites into a full-blown wildfire that threatens to consume anything in its path. But Georgia and Tristan can't shelter their love from the outside world, and the moments of exquisite passion they share aren't enough to sustain the relationship. When scars from the past resurface--will their hearts meld together as one? Or will outside forces tear them apart, leaving an empty shell where love and passion once thrived?

*Note: The characters in Sweet Alibi are real and flawed--they make bad decisions and learn hard lessons. It contains a love triangle, a sweet alpha-male with a broken heart, and a leading lady that doesn't always know what she wants. If you love a character-driven romance with a hard-fought happily-ever-after, Sweet Alibi is for you. (Formerly published as The Morning After and Light in Morning duet, now with more than 10,000 words of never-before-published BONUS content!


Review by: Amy C 


"I felt like I was finally right where I wanted to be. I felt like I was home".  Tristan and Georgia. Georgia & Tristan... 2 hearts that had no business being together, yet had an undeniable pull that kept bringing each other back. Back to simple, basic lust. Is it more, could the most basic of attraction turn into something much more? 

Georgia is unsure about love and life but she is absolutely sure she's made the right choice to buy the beach house. Toes in the sand and the sweet smell of summer dancing over her skin as soon as she steps through her French doors each morning, this place becomes her center. The place she can retreat to to bring the crazy back down and usher in the calm. Tristan sails in and suddenly the calm she craved takes on a new form. He's tall, tan and anything without his own level of complication. Yet he offers her the chance to live... Something she can't remember ever really doing. 

These two are adorably sweet and subtly hot. Reading their relationship build over the course of this book was great. They bonded and discovered each other individually. Then took that newness and melded it together to form a fantastic new normal. 

I liked this story. The adorable glances between the characters fit beautifully between the backdrop of the Carolina summer. The setting allowed all things to foster and wash away the past. The story was well thought out and each part seemed to flow well. I would have liked to have seen two books out of this instead of one long one. The length of this book did being to get me so I was happy to see a break at the end of part 1. I really enjoyed part two and felt like it really captured the essence of the characters and their dynamic.

 I would recommend this story and this author. 3.75 star



Review by: Stacey 

This was my 1st book by Adrienne Leigh & I enjoyed it. Georgia is lost looking for What and where she belongs and finds herself in a love triangle....and she takes you on a journey where you don't know what she wants or what you want for her...there's her bf from her childhood Kyle and then there's a new flame a sexy shocking connection with Tristan & I don't want to give anything away but the story follows their journey and ups and downs & in the end Georgia find what she has always wanted ....LOVE & no matter what she went through it was worth it!

3.5 Stars 


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“You’re getting wet.” Tristan lifted a finger and tucked a stray strand of hair behind my ear. I licked my lips nervously, my eyes locked with his. His touch set my skin on fire. I held my bottom lip between my teeth painfully, willing myself to feel anything other than my stomach rolling and the arousal throbbing between my thighs. His eyes darted down to watch my mouth as his lips parted lightly with his breath.
“Georgia,” he whispered as he leaned into me. His lips grazed mine and my eyelids fluttered closed.
Why wasn't I pulling away?
God, I needed to be pulling away, like two minutes ago.
I should have moved my chair away from his when I sat down. Being in Tristan's space did things to me, delicious things like the hair rising on the back of my neck and goosebumps dancing across my skin. My stomach flipped, my breathing hitched, and a slow ache settled between my legs.
“Tristan,” I breathed as he brought his hand to my jaw in a light caress, just like he’d been doing a minute ago to the weathered wood of the deck chair. I parted my lips and the air escaped my lungs in a rush.
“I don't know what this is between us, Georgia, but I want to find out,” he said on a breathy exhale.
“Me too,” I whispered and pressed my lips to his. His soft, slightly salty lips tasted heavenly as I ran my tongue along them. He opened his mouth and our tongues brushed together as his hand cupped the back of my neck, fingers threaded in my hair, thumbs brushing my cheeks. He pulled me closer to him and before I knew it I was adrift in the heady sensation of Tristan.
I lost myself for those few blissful moments attached to his lips. I knew there was a reason I shouldn't be doing this, but for the life of me, I couldn't remember what it was. I ran my palm up his arm and over his shoulder to tangle in his hair.
But the hair was too long. It didn't feel right. It was foreign, and yet the pull I felt to continue to kiss and caress was undeniable.
“Kyle.” I pulled away quickly, mumbling the name. I licked my lips where Tristan’s salty-sweet taste lingered. The feelings that were swirling inside my body and filtering through my head were terrifying and new and right all in the same breath. Tristan watched as my thoughts aligned.
“I’m sorry. I don't know what just happened or why I said what I did, but it can't happen again.” I rushed back into the safety of the house, leaving Tristan alone in the rain.
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Adriane Leigh was born and raised in a snowbank in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and now lives among the sand dunes of the Lake Michigan lakeshore.
She graduated with a Literature degree but never particularly enjoyed reading Shakespeare or Chaucer.
She is married to a tall, dark, and handsome guy, and plays mama to two sweet baby girls. She is a voracious reader and wishes she had more time to knit scarves to keep her warm during the arctic Michigan winters.
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THE CURSE OF TENTH GRAVE by Darynda Jones • FMR REVIEW





ABOUT THE CURSE OF TENTH GRAVE:

As a Part-time PI and fulltime grim reaper, Charley Davidson has asked a lot of questions throughout her life: Why can I see dead people? Who is the hot supernatural entity following me? How do I get gum out of my sister’s hair before she wakes up? But, “How do I trap not one malevolent god, but three?” was never among them. Until now. And since those gods are on earth to kill her daughter, she has little choice but to track them down, trap them, and cast them from this dimension.

There’s just one problem. One of the three stole her heart a very long time ago. Can the Razer, a god of absolute death and destruction, change his omniscient spots, or will his allegiances lie with his brothers?

Those are just a few of the questions Charley must answer, and quick. Add to that a homeless girl running for her life, an innocent man who’s been charged with murder, and a pendant made from god glass that has the entire supernatural world in an uproar, and Charley has her hands full. If she can mana
ge to take care of the whole world-destroying-gods thing, we’re saved. If not, well..


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Review by: Amy E 

How an author can take a group of incredible characters, a plot full of twists and turns, and still have it be this mind blowing page turner ten books in is beyond me.  But Darynda has done it!!  This may be one of the best in the series thus far.

What I love most about this book is Charley. It's like the curtain has been lifted and she suddenly embracing who she is and what she can do.  She's determined to win this battle that has been waging for than her years on earth and I can't wait to see her kick some ass!

We start to get some real answers to questions we've been puzzling over through several books now. New questions arise and I feel like we peaked and soon it's all going to explode in this grande information overload.

One thing I can say from book one until now is that Charley inspires loyalty and love.  Her misfit group of friends would all give their life to protect her and Beep and they shown it over and over.  That and Reyes is still so freaking sexy!!!

5 Stars 





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CONQUERING by Ryan Michele • BLOG TOUR & REVIEW





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About CONQUERING

Wes ‘Stiff’ Collins lived life on the wild side. He worked from the moment he knew what the word meant, always making the best of every situation. There was nothing about his past he would change. Without a real family except his brother Xander, Stiff joined the Vipers Creed Motorcycle Club, and they taught him what it was to have people he could depend on. When his past crashed into his present, he vowed to protect the club that had always been his steady, even if it meant turning his back on the woman who had given him life. Chelsea Miller’s life was simple: work, take care of her family, and save for the future. Everything was about having a goal and a plan. However, when her sister ended up battered and bruised on a diner floor, everything she thought was in her past suddenly threatened her future. In a moment, she had a new goal, everything else be damned. She would protect her family … at all costs. Stiff and Chelsea’s worlds collide in an explosion of determination, strength, and lust. Will they give in to temptation, or will conquering each other be too steep a price? Two people not afraid to put in the work will either overcome everything in their paths or finally crumble under life’s troubles they can’t escape, all in the name of family. 

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Review by: Amy E

Ryan Michele has a gift when it comes to writing bad ass men and the women who are perfect for them.  Her stories grab you from the beginning and never let you go.

Chelsea is such a inspiring character.  She has this rough and tough exterior but if you care enough to dig deeper there is a whole other side of her.  She seemed to easily slide into the biker lifestyle.

Stiff is your typical biker living free and doing as he pleases.  He's had a rough life and because of it he can see a good thing when it comes into his life and he isn't afraid to hold onto it.

Conquering has the perfect mix of love story and action.  A great group of supporting characters that helped fill the storyline. Quick peaks into the lives of characters we already loved and an eagerness for more from this series!!!
4 Stars

Review by: Erin

This story was amazing. I am loving this new MC series. It has

everything that I look for in an MC story. Drama, angst, love, and 

dirty talking, protective, alpha men. Stiff and Chelsea are amazing 

characters. Chelsea is so strong. She has her dreams and works her 

a** off to reach them. She has had a lot of setbacks but is 

determined to still go after what she wants, no matter what it takes. 

Stiff has a rotten past, but he has found his way with his brothers. 

The storyline was addictive. So much going on and I had to know 

what was going to happen. I love the MC family dynamic. 

Everyone looking out for each other. I loved the way the 

relationship between Chelsea and Stiff played out. Their chemistry 

is off the charts HOT. Their emotional connection is incredible. 

Looking forward to the next book!

4 Stars

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About Ryan Michele

Ryan Michele found her passion in making fictional characters come to life. She loves being in an imaginative world where anything is possible and has a knack for special twists readers don’t see coming. She writes MC, Contemporary, Erotic, Paranormal, New Adult, Inspirational, and many more romances. And whether it’s bikers, wolf shifters, mafia, or beyond, Ryan spends her time making sure her heroes are strong and her heroines match them at every turn. When she isn’t writing, Ryan is a mom and wife living in rural Illinois and reading by her pond in the warm sun.



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June 29, 2016

Bad Teacher by Clarissa Wild • RELEASE BLITZ, REVIEW & GIVEAWAY





Title: Bad Teacher
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Contemporary Romance
 Release Date: June 28, 2016



Blurb

My name is Thomas and I’m always hard.
No really, that’s my last name. Thomas Hard, the pleasure is all mine … literally.
I can’t help it that my name suits me well.
You know what else suits me well? That girl sitting across the bar, with her lips right where I tell them to be. I want her, and when I want something, it’s gonna be mine.
One night. No names. No phone numbers. Just me, her, and pure pleasure.
Except, that one girl turns out to be the biggest mistake of my life.
Why?
Because I broke my cardinal rule …
Never bang a student.

*Author’s note: Don’t like reckless decisions & unbridled screwing? Don’t love girls that are obsessed with ice cream, rainbows, and unicorns? Don’t enjoy a bit of corny humor sprinkled on top? Then this book is not for you. And last but not least, if you hate cats with giant jewels … Don’t even bother.*






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Review by: Erin

This story was very addictive. It really kept me guessing. Just when I thought I had everything figured out, BAM! Plot twist. The very first meeting between Thomas and Hailey was HOT HOT HOT! I mean seriously HOT!! Thomas and Hailey are wonderful characters that will hook you in. The relationship that develops between these two is scorching and full of emotional and sexual discovery. I am a huge fan of this author and couldn’t wait to read this story. She does not disappoint with this book. The story is very well written and flows effortlessly. There is so much detail and the characters are very well developed. I highly recommend everyone read this book!

4 Stars





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He reaches into his pocket.

Something inside starts to vibrate.

I squeal.

Everyone turns around.

Thomas places his finger on his own lips and shushes me.

“Don’t make a sound.”

“What the fuck?” I say.

“Shh … not so loud. You don’t want everyone here to know you have a butt plug in your ass, do you?” he whispers.

“Is that thing vibrating? Oh, my god.” My pupils dilate and then I growl, “You’re doing this.”

“Yes, I am. I needed to make a point here.”

“What point?” I shudder and clench my legs from the vibration, which pulses through me, causing delicious thumps.

Fuck. How am I supposed to concentrate on the conversation? How am I supposed to eat my damn venison if I can’t lift a damn fork without shaking?

“You are mine, Hailey. Whether you think you are or not doesn’t matter. When I say you’re mine, you’re mine completely. No one, and I mean no one, is going to touch you. I don’t share what belongs to me.”

“I don’t belong—”

“You belonged to me the moment I stuck my tongue into your pussy, and you know it,” he growls softly. “You think I’m playing around, don’t you? I’m not. I may not want to define whatever the fuck it is we’re doing here, but that doesn’t make me any less of a greedy motherfucker. And I am fucking greedy when it comes to you. That’s a problem of mine that I’m willing to admit now, having you on my mind every goddamn second of the day, wishing I could stick my tongue in your pussy and then my cock until I hear you scream my name. I also finally came to terms with the fact that I am one jealous asshole, and you won’t like me one bit when I’m jealous, Hailey, so don’t you make me one by letting other boys get a taste.”

I’m baffled.

I don’t even know what to say.

Completely fucking speechless, that’s what.

And I don’t even know if I’m supposed to take this as a compliment or a threat.

Judging by the sensations between my legs, I guess it’s good either way.

Not that I still have a choice in the matter. The more he talks, the more I want him to shut up and kiss me.

Now, I know what Lesley means when she’s talking about alpha men. He’s the prime example.

“Did you understand all that, Hailey?”

“Um … yes? I guess?” I say, licking my lips from the tightness in my ass that I’m suddenly very aware of, considering we’re in a restaurant.

The vibrating increases in intensity, making me squirm in my seat.

“Not. Good. Enough,” he growls. “Tell me exactly what you won’t be doing.”

“I won’t be seducing guys or letting anyone else touch me.”

“And?”

“I belong to you, even though we aren’t boyfriend and girlfriend.”

“Exactly. And when I ask you to tell me something, you will tell me.”

“Fine, yes,” I whisper, breathing heavily through my mouth to cope with the increased pleasure I’m feeling down below. Goddamn. It feels so wrong inside a restaurant.

“Yes, what?” He pulls the item from his pocket and shows it to me. “Or do you want me to turn this up a notch?”

“Yes, Sir!” I say, a little bit louder than intended, causing people to turn their heads.

He smiles wickedly. “Good.”

The vibrating loses its power, but it doesn’t stop completely.

“Why are you doing this?” I mutter. “We’re in a fucking restaurant.”

“I don’t care where we are. I will give you pleasure whenever I want, wherever I want. Because… let’s face it, that wasn’t really punishment, was it? Tell me the truth.” he muses, placing the item on the table in full view. Goddamn, it feels like a jab. Like he knows he owns me or something. Of course, he does. I know it too. I just wish I could own him too.

I sigh and pat my dress, trying to regain whatever’s left of my self-control. “Yes, Sir … I kinda liked it.”

“Hmm … that’s my good girl.”

Just those words … they do something to me.

Especially the part when he says ‘my.’

It makes my stomach flutter.

Thomas picks up his fork and takes a few more bites before putting it down again. Then he looks at me, at my plate, my fork, and points. “Are you done?”

I nod, trying to act as normal as possible while my ass feels like it’s on fire.

“Then let’s get outta here.”

“But we haven’t had dessert yet.”

“Oh … I know.” He grins. “We’ll get to that part soon.” He casually waves at the waiter. “Bill please!”






Author Bio


Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author, best known for the dark Romance novel Mr. X. Her novels include the Fierce Series, the Delirious Series, Stalker Duology, Twenty-One (21), Ultimate Sin, VIKTOR, and Bad Teacher. She is also a writer of erotic romance such as the Blissful Series, The Billionaire's Bet series, and the Enflamed Series. She is an avid reader and writer of sexy stories about hot men and feisty women. Her other loves include her furry cat friend and learning about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of movies, reading tons of books and cooking her favorite meals.


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