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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Sully's Fantasy by Pepper Winters is LIVE!

Check out my spoiler-free review of Sully's Fantasy by Pepper Winters.  This is a standalone novella in the Goddess Isles series. 
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By Pepper Winters
Release Date: July 28

"Seductive, addictive, and unforgettably soulful, Goddess Isles is everything you love about dark romance and dangerous alphas." - Pam Godwin

This book will feature Sully's utmost desires. It will be a perfect bite of heart-fluttery spice. The best thing? It will be held at Hawksridge Hall when Sully travels to introduce Eleanor to Jethro and Nila (Indebted Series), and also meets Elder and Pim (Dollar Series). It will have long length cameos of Jethro and Nila, along with old locations from the New York Times Bestselling series Indebted.

Please note YOU DO NOT HAVE TO READ these novellas to finish Goddess Isles. The story concludes in FIFTH A FURY. These are just spicy bites with visits to Euphoria!

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Review of Sully's Fantasy
Sully's Fantasy (Goddess Isles, #5.1)Sully's Fantasy by Pepper Winters
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Sully gets a taste of his own medicine is this sizzling sexy Goddess Isles novella. Sully’s Fantasy is a whole other dimension of hotness. This book was the quick and dirty escape I was craving. Pass me the Cinta, please. One-click this one.

Read the Goddess Isles Series:
1. Once a Myth (Out now) Read it for 99 cents!
2. Twice a Wish (Out now)
3. Third a Kiss (Out now)
4. Fourth a Lie (Out now)
5. Fifth a Fury (Out now)
Available on Amazon and other major platforms.

Meet Pepper Winters:
Pepper currently has thirty-one books released in nine languages. She’s hit best-seller lists (USA Today, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal) thirty-seven times. She dabbles in multiple genres, ranging from Dark Romance to Coming of Age.

After chasing her dreams to become a full-time writer, Pepper has earned recognition with awards for best Dark Romance, best BDSM Series, and best Hero. She’s an #1 iBooks bestseller, along with #1 in Erotic Romance, Romantic Suspense, Contemporary, and Erotica Thriller. She’s also honored to wear the IndieReader Badge for being a Top 10 Indie Bestseller.

After releasing two books with Grand Central, Hachette (Ruin & Rule and Sin & Suffer) Pepper is a Hybrid Author of both Traditional and Self-published work.

For all film and foreign rights please contact Erica Silverman at Trident Media.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

New Review: The Devil's Crown by Monica James is LIVE!

Dark romance book lovers won't want to miss this new release.  Check out my spoiler-free review of The Devil's Crown by Monica James. 
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The Devil’s Crown-Part One
Series: All the Pretty Things Trilogy Spin-Off 
Genre: Dark Romance 
Cover Model: Philippe Leblond @philippe_lablond
Photographer: Ren Saliba @rensaliba
Cover Designer: Sommer Stein—Perfect Pear Creative Covers 
Release date: July 21st

Monica James 

I was feared.
But all of that changed when the impossible happened—I fell in love. Only those feelings weren’t reciprocated, because who could love a monster like me?
My empire crumbled. People died. I went from being a victorious leader to lurking in the shadows, planning revenge on my half-brother who now reigns in my place.
An orphanage is where I find sanctuary, but when she walks into my world and evokes a yearning I thought long dead, my demons are awakened and want what they can’t have—her. Sooner or later, I knew I’d need to feed the darkness inside me. 
Mayhem, power, and control course through my veins. I will use them to regain my crown, my throne, and then claim her, despite what solemn vows she might’ve made. 
I will break them…and her.

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Review of The Devils Crown
The Devil's Crown: Part OneThe Devil's Crown: Part One by Monica  James
My rating: 5 of 5 stars


“Hell is empty, and all the devils are here.” William Shakespeare

OMG, The Devils Crown by Monica James, is incredible. What a dark and twisted web of revenge, deceit, and love. My head is spinning from this all-consuming addictive story. Monica James is on the fast track to becoming one of my favorite dark romance authors. One-click this one!

Monica James spent her youth devouring the works of Anne Rice, William Shakespeare, and Emily Dickinson.
When she is not writing, Monica is busy running her own business, but she always finds a balance between the two. She enjoys writing honest, heartfelt, and turbulent stories, hoping to leave an imprint on her readers. She draws her inspiration from life. 
She is a bestselling author in the U.S.A., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, and the U.K.
Monica James resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her wonderful family, and menagerie of animals. She is slightly obsessed with cats, chucks, and lip gloss, and secretly wishes she was a ninja on the weekends. 

New Release Review: Legacy by Laura Pavlov is LIVE!

Check out my spoiler-free book of Legacy by Laura Pavlov.  This standalone contemporary romance is the first book in the Montgomery Brothers series.  I loved this new release. You can read it for FREE using Amazon's Kindle Unlimited! 

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Title: Legacy
Series: Montgomery Brothers #1
Author: Laura Pavlov
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 21, 2020



I don’t have time for distractions.
I have a billion-dollar company to run. A father to grieve.
A legacy to fulfill.
Harley DeLuca is not my type.
She’s snarky.
She's stubborn.
And she’s the most beautiful woman I’ve ever seen—even in her ridiculous grungy tennis shoes.
I can’t get enough of her.


I was a mistake from the moment of conception.
The sins of my mother have followed me like a nightmare in a horror flick.
I’m determined to make a life for myself, free of my past.
I have three goals.
Open a bakery.
Keep Gramps safe.
And forget that I’m Valentina DeLuca’s daughter.
There’s no room in my life for a man.
Especially an arrogant, condescending jerk like Ford Montgomery. 
But now he's my business partner.
My friend.
And if I'm not careful, he just might be—everything. 


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Review of Legacy
Legacy (Montgomery Brothers Book 1)Legacy by Laura Pavlov
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
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Legacy is the first book in Laura Pavlov’s Montgomery Brothers series, and I loved it! If you like strong, smart female characters and cocky heroes, you will devour this unputdownable book. After a challenging upbringing and tumultuous childhood, Harley is living her dream.  Ford doesn’t do relationships, especially with a sassy business associate. The two share emotional baggage from bad relationships and family issues. Harley and Fords’ pasts and the present collide and life as they know it will change forever.  Legacy had great characters and the perfect amount of drama and steam. I can’t wait to read the other brothers’ books! One-click worthy! 


“What time are you opening the doors?” he asked, his gaze made a slow perusal of me from head to toe, stopping at my feet and huffing. “Do you own anything aside from tennis shoes?”
I rolled my eyes. “We open at seven, which is when you open, correct?”
“That’s when the building opens. I get here by six-thirty, and the Wilsons always had a cup of coffee ready to go for me,” the smug bastard said, looking around and taking in all the details. “This actually looks—nice.”
I laughed. “Thanks, I guess.”
“So, I haven’t found another place that makes coffee like they did. I was hoping you make a decent cup and I could stop here on my way up in the morning and grab it.”
“Well, I won’t be staring out the window waiting for your arrival, but you’re welcome to stop by, and we’ll pour you a cup to go, your highness.”
“That’s fine. As long as you can actually make coffee that’s tolerable.” He smirked. Ford wore a black suit, and a white dress shirt, tailored to fit his broad, chiseled body just so. His brown hair was a bit longer on top and styled to perfection.
“I can’t wait to hear how high maintenance your order is. I mean, this ain’t Starbucks, bud.”
He rolled his eyes. “I take my coffee black.”
My head fell back, and I barked out a laugh. “Black? And you’re being dramatic about it? How hard is it to make a cup of black coffee?”
“It’s all about the beans.” He crossed his arms in front of his chest and raised a brow at me. Smug bastard.
“You know, this is why rich men get a bad name. You’re ridiculous,” I said before shouting out to my bestie in the back. “Molly, can you grab me a cup of black coffee to go. Use the real swanky beans, okay?”
He chuckled. Ford freaking Montgomery the forty thousandth actually laughed. I was surprised to see he had an actual sense of humor under his arrogant, annoying demeanor.


Laura Pavlov writes sweet and sexy contemporary romance that will make you both laugh and cry. She is happily married to her college sweetheart, mom to two awesome almost-grown kids, and dog-whisperer to a couple crazy yorkies. Laura resides in Las Vegas where she is living her own happily ever after.   


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Monday, July 20, 2020

Cover Reveal: The Anti-Boyfriend by Penelope Ward

This is how you start a Monday!  Check out the cover and synopsis for The Anti-Boyfriend by Penelope Ward.  I'M CRAZY EXCITED to read this 8.31 release!  This book is one of my most anticipated releases of this summer! 
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Title: The Anti-Boyfriend
Author: Penelope Ward
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Letitia Hasser, RBA Designs
Photo: Nadia von Scotti
Release Date: August 31, 2020


From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new standalone novel.

At first, my neighbor Deacon frustrated me.

Sure, he was great-looking and friendly.

But our walls were thin, and on occasion, he’d bring women to his place and keep me awake while he “entertained” them.

As a single mother to an infant, I didn’t appreciate it.

So, finally it was my turn. 

When my daughter wouldn’t stop wailing one night, Mr. Manwhore came knocking on my door.
Miraculously, at the sound of his voice, Sunny stopped crying. And when he held her…she eventually fell asleep in his arms.

Deacon was rough on the exterior, but apparently on the inside? Mr. Single-and-Ready-to-Mingle was a baby whisperer.

After that night, we became friends.

He’d go for coffee runs. Come over to chat. Normal friend stuff.

But over time, our conversations ran deeper. We got closer.

Until one night we crossed the line.

Our friendship turned into a complicated mess.

I’d gone and fallen for a guy who’d sworn off commitment and kids.

I knew Deacon was starting to care for me too, even though Sunny and I didn’t fit into any plan he’d ever imagined for himself.

He was wrong for me—so wrong that I’d dubbed him the “anti-boyfriend.”

Then why did I wish more than anything that I could be the one woman to change him?




Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of contemporary romance.

She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor. Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son, and beautiful daughter with autism. 

With over two million books sold, she is a 21-time New York Times bestseller and the author of over twenty novels. Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages and can be found in bookstores around the world.


Wednesday, July 15, 2020

New Review: Twisted Circles by Claire Contreras is LIVE!

Twisted Circles by  New York Times bestselling author, Claire Contreras, is now live! Check out my spoiler-free review below.   

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When someone tells you who you are, do you believe them?

The first question the cops asked me was if anything out of the ordinary happened to me lately.

When I woke up this morning in the room of a mental institution I couldn't remember a thing - not my name nor how I got there. Not how I left or how I ended up in that interrogation room.

The only thing I knew came from the contents inside my bag. A wallet, a student ID, a key that opened an unknown door, and two notebooks.

They tell me my name. It matches my IDs.

They tell me my story. I shut my eyes and try to piece it together, but can't.

They tell me why they picked me up in the first place. They thought I was my sister. My brain stays stuck there. I try to rewind and fast-forward, as if my memories were on a videotape, but it's no use. I can't recall having a sister.

They put me back in the car and drop me off in front of a mansion they call The Manor and I discover what the mysterious key in my backpack opens the front door, and just as quickly wish I'd never unlocked it at all.

Twisted Circles is a complete standalone that takes place in the same "world" as Half-Truths.

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 “What the hell did I just see?” My voice was hoarse, the screams I’d contained ripping the tone from it.
“I don’t know.”
“What do you . . . ” I shook my head, covering my face. “You’re not going to tell me. You wouldn’t tell me. You’re the president of this freakish cult. Of course you wouldn’t tell me.”
“I don’t know.” His voice carried and brought my gaze back to his. “I really don’t know.”
“I don’t believe you.”
“That’s too bad.” He shook his head. “It doesn’t change the fact that I’m not lying.”
“I should have left with your brother.”
“My brother?” His expression turned serious. He glanced away for a long moment, staring at the portrait beside us. I had no idea who it was, but it was a man wearing a black little hat and a cross. A priest of sorts. Adam looked at me again. “My brother can’t help you.”
“And you can?” I nodded toward the back of the room. “You won’t even tell me why I just saw what I saw.”
“I don’t know the answer to that.” His jaw set.
“Your brother said you were going to bury me.”
“What else did Nolan decide to tell you?”
“Not much.”
“He shouldn’t have spoken to you. He knows better.”
“Free country and all.”
“Not in here.” Adam’s lip tilted. “You’re under our command in here.”
“Are you going to do to me what they’re doing to that woman?”
“Are you going to bury me?” I swallowed, waiting.
Yes. No hesitation.
“Are . . . are you going to kill me?”
“You’re going to bury me alive?”
Again, no hesitation. My heart skipped. Where was I and who were these people? I realized that I could scream, I could punch him, I could try to run, but I wouldn’t get very far.
“Is that part of the initiation?” I licked my lips, mentally preparing myself.
“Were you buried?”
“We all were.”
“Has anyone died?” My lip quivered again. I blinked my eyes, more tears fell. I wiped them quickly.
He didn’t answer, but with the way his lips set into a hard line, he didn’t have to. 

Spoiler-free review of Twisted Circles
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
4.0 4.5 - Nothing is what it seems in Twisted Circles (Secrets Society #2) by Claire Contreras. Like in Half Truths (Secrets Society #1), this mystery-suspense takes place at Ellis University. This book was a twisted and dark joyride into the underbelly of a cult-like secret society on campus. I’m not going to spoil this one for you. You have to go in blind, and experience it for yourself. 

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Claire Contreras is a New York Times bestselling author. Her books range from romantic suspense to contemporary romance and are currently translated in seven different languages. 
She was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in Miami, and now lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, two adorable boys, and French Bulldog. When she's not writing, she's usually lost in a book.  

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Penelope Ward Birthday Giveaway


Happy Birthday to my crazy and loving friend Penelope Ward!  I want to celebrate by gifting a few of Penelope’s Peeps some of my favorite books! Spin the wheel by clicking the link below. You can enter TWICE by playing here in Penelope’s Peeps and in my reader group, KCBR Daily Fix group.

To play:
1. CLICK THIS LINK --> KCBR Daily Fix Group) and tell me what you landed on.
3. Don't forget to tell Penelope Happy Birthday!

I'll pick a few ebook winners. Please do not enter to win a book to exchange for credit.  I track this stuff...

This post is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. Open to U.S. residents. The gift card WINNER WILL BE CONTACTED VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE TO AVOID SCAMMERS. Thank you and good luck!

Love You P! 

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Review + Giveaway: Diamond in the Rough by Skye Warren

"Dark, sensuous, and wonderfully deep, Diamond in the Rough is Skye Warren at her best!" - Anna Zaires, New York Times bestselling author

Diamond in the Rough by New York Times bestselling author, Skye Warren, is available now! Finding yourself has never been so dangerous...but finding my spoiler-free review can be found below.  Enter for a chance to win a signed paperback copy in my reader group on Facebook!

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I'm stepping off a nine-hour flight when it happens. A white van. A dark hood. Every woman's worst nightmare. Now I'm trapped in an abandoned church. The man who took me says I won't be hurt. The man in the cell next to me says that's a lie. I'll fight with every ounce of strength, but there are secrets in these walls. I'll need every single one of them to survive.

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Review of Diamond in the Rough
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
4.5 - Skye Warren spins a dark and dirty web of suspense, full of intricate twists and turns in Diamond in the Rough (Book 1). Two sisters and two diamond thieves cross paths, and their lives are never going to be the same. I’m not sure who is good or bad in this story filled with love, lies, and mayhem. I’m excited to read Gold Mine when it releases on September 15th!

About the author: 
Skye Warren is the New York Times bestselling author of dangerous romance such as the Endgame trilogy. Her books have been featured in Jezebel, Buzzfeed, USA Today Happily Ever After, Glamour, and Elle Magazine. She makes her home in Texas with her loving family, sweet dogs, and evil cat.
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