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Friday, July 30, 2021

Book Blitz & Giveaway: The Secret Ingredient by Kilby Blades

 


The Secret Ingredient
Hot In the Kitchen Book 1
by Kilby Blades
Genre: Contemporary Romance


*** 2021 Romance Writers of America Vivian Award Finalist ***

From USA Today bestselling author Kilby Blades, the first in the Hot in the Kitchen series...

TV chef Cella journeys to an idyllic seaside town to write an Italian cookbook. She's also mourning a failed restaurant project, dodging her predatory agent, and finding respite from soul-crushing fame. When she learns that her next-door neighbor, hot doctor Max, is the nephew of a late, famed Italian restaurateur, she convinces him to teach her authentic touches that will help her write the book.

This is a mixed blessing for guilt-ridden Max, who botched his own attempt to become a chef--a failure that's left his aunt's gorgeous restaurant sitting empty for years. No one has challenged Cella when it comes to her cooking in ages. Max's fiery disposition sparks her intuition and reminds her how to feel the food.

But the heat between Max and Cella may be hotter than the flames on the stove. Max's gentlemanly nature and Cella's professionalism stop being enough to keep them apart. With Max's vacation ending and Cella slated to return to L.A., how will they ever say goodbye?

Blades delivers a saucy romance full of lovely characters who complement each other like a fine wine does a good meal, blending an inviting, homey locale with scrumptious descriptions of Italian cuisine. Romance-inclined foodies will love this contemporary.”
- Publisher's Weekly

The Secret Ingredient was a slow-burn, highly developed, and impeccably detailed romance novel.”
- T. Rosado, Goodreads

I absolutely loved this book. The writing was excellent and the characters well developed. But the thing that made me keep reading was how flawlessly the author told the story.”
- Karen, Amazon reviewer

By the time I finished this book I felt as tho[ugh] I had taken a trip to Italy. It's not set there and I've never been there but the atmosphere created by this author was absorbing and real.”
- L_iam, Amazon reviewer

Awards and Accolades for The Secret Ingredient
2021 Finalist. The RWA Vivian Award
2020 Finalist: The HOLT Medallion
2019 Quarterfinalist: Publisher’s Weekly BookLife Prize for Fiction
2020 Finalist: National Readers Choice Award
2020 Finalist: New England Reader’s Choice Award
2019 Winner: I Heart Indie Contest 
2018 Winner: Unpublished Stiletto Contest
2018 Finalist: Sexy Scribbles Contest





Kilby Blades is a USA Today Bestselling author of Romance and Women's Fiction. Her debut novel, Snapdragon, was a HOLT Medallion finalist, a Publisher's Weekly BookLife Prize Semi-Finalist, and an IPPY Award medalist. Kilby was honored with an RSJ Emma Award for Best Debut Author in 2018, and has been lauded by critics for "easing feminism and equality into her novels" (IndieReader) and "writing characters who complement each other like a fine wine does a good meal" (Publisher's Weekly).

 





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Tour Stop: Texting Titan by Kaci Rose

 


Texting Titan
by Kaci Rose
Genre: Second-Chance College Football Romance


When you find your boyfriend cheating on you with not one, but two girls it leaves scars.

Dating a football player isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

But what about when you find the guy who is willing to heal those scars?

The problem is they are both teammates.

Oh and I only know the second guy by the name Titan, he's been texting me for weeks and it could be anyone on the team.

Will his team loyalty win out over saving me when I need it most?


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This is a Sweet, Steamy, Small Town, Second Chance, College Football Romance. No Cliffhangers.
As always there is a satisfying Happy Ever After.
If you love steamy romances with second chances, secret admirers, hot love scenes, small towns, and football, then this one is for you.


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Kaci runs on coffee, chocolate, and Oreos. She loves her book boyfriends with tattoos, muscles, beards, and a little dirty.

Kaci loves romance books and has been jotting down ideas since she was in high school and is now putting the ideas down on paper. She believes in satisfying, happily ever afters with a lot of steam on the way.

She was born and raised in Southwest Florida but is wholeheartedly a mountain girl. She has been reading as many books as she could get her hands on since grade school and loves to travel when she gets the chance.


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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Book Blitz & Giveaway: There Galapagos My Heart by Philip William Stover

 


There Galapagos My Heart
Love Beyond Boundaries Book 1
by Philip William Stover
Genre: LGBTQ M/M Romantic Comedy

*** 2021 Romance Writers of America Vivian Award Finalist ***

A flirty, cozy gay rom-com aboard a luxury cruise with handsome heroes, quirky passengers and an HEA with all the feels.

When a charming but misguided account manager gets stuck on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands with his hunky zoologist ex, he might rediscover his true passion—in and out of the bedroom.
After art school, Mike Davis gave up on his dream in favor of a stable yet unfulfilling job. But when he gets an opportunity to teach wealthy travelers how to paint stunning sunsets, it seems like the perfect break. Until he finds out he’ll be sharing a suite with his ex, charming Benton Aldridge—a British scientist cuter than the baby animals he studies. Mike makes it clear he has no intention of getting back together with Benton, but sharing a suite makes it impossible to keep his distance.
As they climb over volcanic peaks and swim with manatees through sparkling jade-colored water, can they also help each other have the confidence to pursue their dreams and follow their hearts?




Philip William Stover grew up tearing the covers off the romance novels he devoured so he wouldn't get teased at school. Now he enjoys traveling the world with his husband of over twenty years and would never consider defacing any of the books he loves.


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Tour Stop: How to Rope a Loyal Cowboy by Anya Summers

 


How to Rope a Loyal Cowboy
Silver Springs Ranch Book 4
by Anya Summers
Genre: Steamy Contemporary Romance


Widowed single dad Noah needs help in the worst way. He’s desperate to find a new live-in nanny to care for his four-year-old twins while he’s at work in the stables. Ever since his wife died, he has lived like a monk. What with raising two boys solo and working as the horse master for Silver Springs Ranch, there hasn’t been time in his life for things like finding a willing bed partner to slake his dark needs.

When the achingly beautiful Morgan appears on his doorstep inquiring about the job, he doesn’t think twice about hiring her. He snaps her up before she discovers his boys are little hellions who have driven the last few nannies away over their antics.


And yet, for the first time in three years, since he buried his heart in the ground, Noah is entranced by naughty visions of the new nanny. She’s young, full of enthusiasm, and stirs up every wicked fantasy in his arsenal.

He prays he has the fortitude to resist her delectable charms because she’s forbidden. At his age, he can’t sleep with, let alone crave, a woman fresh out of college. But she keeps casting sexy glances suffused with desire in his direction, battering his resolve to stay away. She’s headstrong, and he aches to exert his dominance.

Will he wave the white flag, and surrender to her naughty whispered pleas?


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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Anya grew up listening to Cardinals baseball and reading anything she could get her hands on. She remembers her mother saying if only she would read the right type of books instead binging her way through the romance aisles at the bookstore, she’d have been a doctor. While Anya never did get that doctorate, she graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with an M.A. in History.

Anya is a bestselling and award-winning author published in multiple fiction genres. She also writes urban fantasy, paranormal romance, and contemporary romance under the name Maggie Mae Gallagher. A total geek at her core, when she is not writing, she adores attending the latest comic con or spending time with her family. She currently lives in the Midwest with her two furry felines.


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Tour Stop: Pirate's Promise by Lisa Kessler

 


Pirate's Promise
Sentinels of Savannah Book 5
by Lisa Kessler
Genre: Paranormal Romance


Greyson Till never found a weapon he didn’t like. As the immortal Master Gunner of a pirate ship, he’s grown his collection for over two hundred years. So when a legendary cursed blade that can cut through any material goes missing from the government’s paranormal artifact vault, he’s eager to retrieve it. Working with the secret division Department 13 has always come with its set of challenges, but this one is the worst yet.

Along with the mission comes fiery, no-nonsense paranormal weapons expert Aura Henderson, who couldn't be less thrilled about this pairing. The last time they saw each other, Greyson accidentally blew her cover, almost killing them both. Worst of all, to get the sword, she has to pose as Greyson's wife. The last thing she needs is to get involved with a sexy grumbly pirate, whether in reality or just pretend.


When they locate the relic, the gilded blade thirsts for blood and things aren’t what they seem. Greyson isn’t sure who to trust anymore, and he’s not about to let death come between them...


Each book in the Sentinels of Savannah series is STANDALONE.


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Lisa Kessler is a Best Selling author of dark paranormal fiction. She's a two-time San Diego Book Award winner for Best Published Fantasy-Sci-fi-Horror and Best Published Romance. Her books have also won the PRISM award, the Award of Excellence, the National Excellence in Romantic Fiction Award, the Award of Merit from the Holt Medallion, and an International Digital Award for Best Paranormal.

Her short stories have been published in print anthologies and magazines, and her vampire story, Immortal Beloved, was a finalist for a Bram Stoker award.

When she's not writing, Lisa is a professional vocalist, and has performed with San Diego Opera as well as other musical theater companies in San Diego.


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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Book Blitz & Giveaway: The Marriage Game by Sara Desai

 


The Marriage Game
by Sara Desai
Genre: Romantic Comedy


*** 2021 Romance Writers of America Vivian Award Finalist ***

This novel has all the funny banter and sexy feels you could want in a romantic comedy.”–NPR

A high stakes wager pits an aspiring entrepreneur against a ruthless CEO in this sexy romantic comedy.

After her life falls apart, recruitment consultant Layla Patel returns home to her family in San Francisco. But in the eyes of her father, who runs a Michelin starred restaurant, she can do no wrong. He would do anything to see her smile again. With the best intentions in mind, he offers her the office upstairs to start her new business and creates a profile on an online dating site to find her a man. She doesn’t know he’s arranged a series of blind dates until the first one comes knocking on her door…

As CEO of a corporate downsizing company Sam Mehta is more used to conflict than calm. In search of a quiet new office, he finds the perfect space above a cozy Indian restaurant that smells like home. But when communication goes awry, he's forced to share his space with the owner's beautiful yet infuriating daughter Layla, her crazy family, and a parade of hopeful suitors, all of whom threaten to disrupt his carefully ordered life.

As they face off in close quarters, the sarcasm and sparks fly. But when the battle for the office becomes a battle of the heart, Sam and Layla have to decide if this is love or just a game.





Sara Desai has been a lawyer, radio DJ, marathon runner, historian, bouncer and librarian. She lives on Vancouver Island with her husband, kids and an assortment of forest creatures who think they are pets. Sara's diverse romantic comedy books have appeared in Oprah Magazine, Publishers Weekly, Marie Claire, Pop Sugar, Bustle, Buzzfeed, Library Journal, Frolic, USA Today, Woman's World and Hello! Canada. When not laughing at her own jokes, Sara can be found eating nachos. Visit Sara at www.saradesai.com








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Tour Stop: Silver Under the Moonlight by Lisa Wood

 


Silver Under the Moonlight
by Lisa Wood
Genre: Paranormal Romance


A young woman, cast out by her family. A man, desperate to find his mate.

On the worst day of her life, Silver Remington never expected to be approached by a large, beautiful white wolf. She felt an inexplicable bond with him, wishing she could find the same link with a human.

Dax Ishal was the first born son of the pack alpha and, as such, in line to take his father’s place. There was just one problem. Pack law demanded any alpha be paired with their fated mate before they could step up. At 34 years old, he’d all but lost hope he’d ever find her.

Stumbling across his mate, desolate and sobbing, in the park came as a total shock. As a human, how would she react when she learned about shifters?

Violence lurks in the shadows. Not everyone in the pack is happy about Dax finding his mate. What happens when what you want most in the world is threatened?

This is a HEA story with no cliffhangers. Due to adult content and language, this book is intended for readers 18+


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I was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. I am a retired software tester with two kids, both grown, and a granddaughter that I love to spend time with.
I write erotic romance because the perfect man has to exist somewhere! My alpha males include billionaires, grumpy mountain men, and the boy next door who generally need a little guidance to get their happily ever after with their heroines. I write a variety of different tropes including romantic suspense, second chance love, ménage, reverse harem, bdsm romance, and even paranormal romance.
Expect many new books in 2021 for you to read and enjoy!





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