Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Zoey Derrick "Finding Loves Wings" Review

CAMERON ENDERS seems to have it all: a brand new condo in a city she loves, a top executive position at an international entertainment firm, an insane amount of money, and a gorgeous boyfriend. But when Cami catches the boyfriend in the act with another woman, it triggers all the anguish from years of neglect by her parents, and she realizes she never learned how to love or be loved. Cami flees to the remote tropical island of Tarah, but she can't avoid facing her problems any longer when she meets the man of her fantasies...

TRISTAN MICHAELS, one of Hollywood's hottest new stars, has come to Tarah to ride out a storm. His girlfriend of five years has been caught on camera cheating, and she's determined to make Tristan stop the story from breaking. But Tristan's done cleaning up her messes. He needs to escape all things Hollywood for a while--and especially the firm that represents him--until the whole thing blows over. What he doesn't count on is meeting an irresistibly beautiful woman, a woman who just so happens to be the CEO of the firm he's trying to avoid.

Can Tristan and Cami help each other learn to trust and love again, or will their histories of betrayal tear them apart?

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My Review: 
It is official I need to purchase a new kindle because Zoey Derrick set mine on fire!

Cami and Tristan are smokin hot and their love story is so enthralling. This book kept me up until 2 am 3 nights in a row, can you say exhausted with a silly grin.

Zoey has amazing wicked skills when presenting her characters, both the physical descriptions and personality development were superb. I feel like I know these people on a personal level and that is the mark of true writing prowess.

I never would have imagined receiving a mac as being so personal and ultra sweet. And ordering the massage for her *swoon*. Y'all have to read this!
**I received a copy in exchange of an honest review**

It is from Glendale, Arizona that Zoey Derrick, a mortgage underwriter by day and romance and erotica novelist by night, writes stories as hot as the desert sun itself. It is this passion that drips off of her work, bringing excitement to anyone who enjoys a good and sensual love story.


Not only does she aim to take her readers on an erotic dance that lasts the night, it allows her to empty her mind of stories we all wish were true.
Her stories are hopeful yet true to life, skillfully avoiding melodrama and the unrealistic, bringing her gripping Erotica only closer to the heart of those that dare dipping into it. 

The intimacy of her fantasies that she shares with her readers is thrilling and encouraging, climactic yet full of suspense. She is a loving mistress, up for anything, of which any reader is doomed to return to again and again.

·         Blog  http://www.zoeyderrick1.blogspot.com
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Friday, July 19, 2013

"The Curse Giver" by Dora Machado Promo and Giveaway

  Lusielle's bleak but orderly life as a remedy mixer is shattered when her husband betrays her and she is sentenced to die for a crime she didn't commit. She's on the pyre, about to be burned, when a stranger breaks through the crowd and rescues her from the flames. Brennus, Lord of Laonia is the last of his line. He is caught in the grip of a mysterious curse that has murdered his kin, doomed his people and embittered his life. To defeat the curse, he must hunt a birthmark and kill the woman who bears it in the foulest of ways. Lusielle bears such a mark. Stalked by intrigue and confounded by the forbidden passion flaring between them, predator and prey must come together to defeat not only the vile curse, but also the curse giver who has already conjured their ends.  
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Dora Machado is the award winning author of the Stonewiser series and her newest novel, The Curse Giver, coming this summer from Twilight Times Books. She is one of the few Latinas exploring her heritage and her world through the epic fantasy genre today. Her first novel, Stonewiser: The Heart of the Stone, won the 2009 Benjamin Franklin award for best debut novel. Her second novel, Stonewiser: The Call of the Stone, won the 2010 Independent Publishers Book Award's (IPPY) Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy book of the year. Her third novel, Stonewiser: The Lament of the Stones, won the 2012 Independent Publishers Book Award's (IPPY) Silver Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy book of the year. All three novels were finalist in ForeWord Magazine for Book of the Year in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Category. Her latest novel, The Curse Giver from Twilight Times Books is available July 2013.  She holds a master's degree in business administration and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University. She was born in Michigan and grew up in the Dominican Republic, where she developed a bilingual fascination for writing, a love for history, and a taste for Merengue. After a lifetime of straddling such compelling but different worlds, fantasy is a natural fit to her stories. She enjoys long walks, traveling, and connecting with the amazing readers who share in her mind's adventures. She lives in Florida with her indulging husband and three very opinionated cats.
·         Website  http://www.doramachado.com/
·         Blog  http://www.doramachado.com/blog/
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·         Publisher's Link:  http://twilighttimesbooks.com/TheCurseGiver_ch1.html
·         Amazon Authors page  http://www.amazon.com/Dora-Machado/e/B006RW7R7O
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Friday, July 12, 2013

Kiss Me in Paris by Kimberly Kinrade and Dmytry Karpov

Kiss Me in Paris
(Kiss Me Series)

by : Kimberly Kinrade & Dmytry Karpov

Publication:  Daring Books ( June 2013 )
ISBN: 193955912X

Length : 87,000 words
Genre : New Adult Contemporary Romance

Book Description : 

When the city of love brings two lost souls together, only their darkest secrets can tear them apart.

Winter Deveaux tried love once. It didn't end well. Unable to open herself up to another heartbreak, she hides in her romance novels as she struggles to break out as a real author. She thinks Paris holds the answer to a new start, but when her nightmare follows her across the world, she's forced to face the darkness living like cancer inside her soul. If she doesn't, she might miss her chance to become the kind of writer she's always wanted to be. But more than that, she'll miss out on the greatest love she's ever known.

Cade Savage is heir to the largest ranching family in Texas. Part cowboy, part architect, Cade has his feet forever in two worlds. When he receives an acceptance letter from the school of his dreams, he must decide between family and destiny. But ghosts from his past still haunt him, and circumstances beyond his control may decide his fate.

When Winter and Cade meet, everything they believe about life, love and what it means to be happy is put to the test.

Will the magic of Paris pull these two lost souls together? Or will their darkest secrets tear them apart?

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Luggage backs up, causing one bag to fall off the machine. Angry travelers glare at me, as if I've made it my mission in life to make them late. Only one person doesn't make me feel like a total jerk. He looks like a cowboy with his wide-brimmed brown leather hat, pointy boots and belt buckle. I suck in a breath when we make eye contact, his blue eyes two shades darker than mine. This is the kind of man writers dedicate romance novels to. Broad chested with ropes of muscles under his shirt, strength earned from real work not a gym, skin sun-kissed and glowing. He smiles at me and my knees go weak.

Le sigh.

Feeling the heat rush to my face, I nod my head in my most regal fashion and turn away as the scrawny 20-something guy working behind the x-ray machine asks me to follow him so he can inspect my bag.

He steps to the side and opens my red carry-on, shuffling through my iPad, a change of clothes and other staples I was told to always carry with me in case my luggage was ever lost. There are perks to being one of the youngest in a family of world travelers.

My jaw drops when he pulls out a gallon sized plastic baggie and dumps the contents—items I've never seen before in my life—onto the counter. Holding up a pair of red G-String panties with a matching bra, if that slip of silk can be called a bra, and a handful of—oh my God—condoms?

He smirks at me and reads aloud the note that's in the baggie. "Winter, Have some fun this summer. Here's a starter sex kit to help you out. All my love, your favorite cousin, Daring."

I want to die.

I want the floor to open up and swallow me, or lightning to strike me dead.
I want them to arrest me, just so I can get away from the dozens of eyes taking in my humiliation.

I fight the urge to tell them I have a bomb, or maybe that I am the bomb. Or to tell them I'm a drug mule. Anything to divert attention from the most embarrassing moment of my entire life.

And then I remember the hot cowboy.

Who's standing behind me.

Who heard and saw everything.

My cheeks, I can already feel, are a flaming red. I probably look like my head is about to explode. I wish it would, so I won't have to live in this moment any longer.

An older woman, probably the supervisor, grabs the note and the panties from the jerk staring at me. "I think you've sufficiently searched this bag." She nods sympathetically at me and shoves Daring's gift back under my clothes, zipping my suitcase shut. "Sorry for the inconvenience, ma'am. You can take your belongings and head to your gate now."

Dmytry and Kimberly are the husband and wife writing team behind the KISS ME Series, Eye of NewtSunrise and Nightfall, Wanderlust, and The Fallen Series.
Kimberly is the award-winning, bestselling author of the New Adult paranormal romance seriesThe Seduced Saga, the YA paranormal thriller/romance The Forbidden Trilogyand children's fantasy series The Three Lost Kids.
Dmytry writes fantasy—be it urban, dark or epic—is a musical composer, pianist, and designs books covers (exclusively for his wife's and their co-authored books).
They live with three little girls who think they're ninja princesses with super powers and who are also showing a propensity for telling tall tales and using the written word to weave stories of wonder and magic.
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Saturday, July 6, 2013

Mailbox Monday Blog Hop "Seduced Series" by Kimberly Kinrade

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A Monday blog hop organized by T B R  and Bookworm Babblings to share books that are in your mailbox and you can hardly wait to read.
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4) Tell everyone what is in your mailbox :)
I can't just read the First one I need to Read the 
Forbidden passions.
Deadly secrets.
A love that will stand against it all.

Rose and Derek come from different worlds. Different families. Different destinies. But nothing can stop two souls meant to be together.

Faced with supernatural threats beyond their control, and a power that could destroy everyone they care about, Rose and Derek hold onto their love.

But is love enough when the greatest threat lives inside of you?

Get the entire bestselling trilogy in this omnibus set. It includes all three novels from Rose's Trilogy:

Seduced by Innocence
Seduce by Pain 
Seduced by Power

New adult paranormal romance, 17+ sexual content
If you'd like to sample the trilogy, get Seduced by Innocence FREE on Amazon!

From the Author
I created this series as a way to explore the urban fantasy genre with more of a focus on romance and erotica than my past books have had. This takes place in the same world as the Forbidden Trilogy, but is not for readers under 17, because of the explicit content! In the first three Seduced Saga books, readers get Rose's Trilogy. 

The books in this trilogy are not stand alone. They tell the complete story of Rose and Derek, their romance, and what happens when their families' dark secrets come to light. 
I originally planned to write their story in a 5-part novella series, but when I finished the first book, I realized they were actually full length (short) novels. Now that Rose's trilogy is complete, I've published the trilogy edition (Seduced: Rose's Trilogy) for those who do not enjoy trilogies or unresolved story lines, or if you just want the whole epic journey in one place.

I will eventually be writing Ocean's Story as a standalone novel, and one other standalone in this Saga that will be a surprise :) 

I believe in true love and happily ever afters, and it is so fun to share the heat and excitement of that with you in these books. Thanks for reading! I look forward to hearing what you think.

Kimberly online:
Twitter: @KimberlyKinrade