Monday, November 30, 2020

Shy's Review ~ Make Me Yours by Melanie Harlow

Make Me Yours (Bellamy Creek, #2)Make Me Yours by Melanie Harlow
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Once again I'm reminded why I love Melanie Harlow books. Make Me Yours is a prime example of the excellent writing I've come to love. From the very beginning of the story I was drawn back into this small town and group of friends.

This time around single dad and widower Cole realizes how very not platonic his feelings are for his best friend's little sister Cheyenne. And for Cheyenne, she finally gets a chance with her big brother's best friend she's always been in love with. And while the siblings best friend trope is one that I'm a big fan of in my romance books, I have got to say that I especially love the way it was done in this story.

This wasn't a recognize your feelings and then everything is wrapped up nice and tidy and perfect kind of book. There are real feelings and deeper emotions that have to be dealt with even after the two main characters recognize their feelings for each other and admit to them. And it just felt so genuine and authentic the way it unfolded.

Of course there were the secondary characters that I also loved. I read the first book in the series and was happy to see that not only did I get to revisit with those two main characters from the previous story but there was also a bit of a continuation of their story in this one. That's not to say that you need to have read that one to enjoy this one. Because I didn't feel like that was the case. I really don't think that someone picking up this book without having read that one will feel like they need to stop and go back and read that one. But I think since I also loved that story I have to say again that I recommend reading it either way. But I loved the friends and family surrounding Cole and Cheyenne. I loved how they were a part of these two finally getting to their happily ever after. This was a five star read all the way for me and I highly recommend it.

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Release Blitz ~ #Review ~ Unshackled by Pam Godwin

UNSHACKLE is now available!


No woman can resist Luke Sanch’s chiseled features, honed physique, auburn hair, and intense green eyes.
While deadly in combat, he’s an indomitable weapon in bed. He can coax an explosive release with only his mouth and annihilate with insidious, mind-blowing pleasure.
When he infiltrates La Rocha Cartel, he must seduce Vera Gomez to determine whether to rescue her.
Or kill her.
Nothing can distract his icy, lethal focus.
Except the cartel’s most feral captive.
The nameless, raven-haired beauty is his key to dismantling Vera Gomez. But the ferocious little fighter challenges him at every turn and unknowingly battles her way into his heart.
A battle that delivers him, physically and emotionally, into shackles.

Dual Cover Reveal ~ Dirty Little Secret Duet by J.D. Hollyfield


Check out J.D. Hollyfield’s hot covers for the Dirty Little Secret Duet! Bad Daddy and Sweet Little Lies are coming soon!

Add to your TBR 𝙩𝙤𝙙𝙖𝙮!

𝘽𝘼𝘿 𝘿𝘼𝘿𝘿𝙔 (𝘿𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙮 𝙇𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙡𝙚 𝙎𝙚𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙩 𝘿𝙪𝙚𝙩 𝘽𝙤𝙤𝙠 1)
 Off-limits. The bold warning that blared like sirens around me at the indecent attraction for my roommate’s father. It was improper and forbidden. I was hungry for attention. Determined.And he was an appetite that needed to be fulfilled. I told myself just once, but now that I’ve gotten a taste, there’s no turning back now. She made a mistake taunting me. Thinking she could handle a man like myself. I shouldn’t have allowed her so close. A stronger man would have denied her. But I’m a bad bad man. And if I had any willpower of staying away from this illicit attraction…It’s gone now.    
𝙎𝙒𝙀𝙀𝙏 𝙇𝙄𝙏𝙏𝙇𝙀 𝙇𝙄𝙀𝙎 (𝘿𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙮 𝙇𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙡𝙚 𝙎𝙚𝙘𝙧𝙚𝙩 𝘿𝙪𝙚𝙩 𝘽𝙤𝙤𝙠 2) 
He wasn’t what destiny had in store for me.He was everything wrong in a man I was supposed to fall in love with. He was dangerous.His eyes told me so. The words he tempted me with were simply sweet little lies to lure me in. And now...I’m trapped in his web of desire and temptation. She only had herself to blame. Taunting the beast with the forbidden fruit. A man can only be tempted for so long, until he takes a bite. Devours his prey. Now she’s my pretty little toy.And I will stop at nothing to break her. Unless… She breaks me first.
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Cover Package: Virgin Lust by Michelle Gross

Title: Virgin Lust
Series: Seven Deadly Series Book #4
Author: Michelle Gross
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Release Date: December 20, 2020
Cover Design: LJ Anderson - Mayhem Cover Creations

Prudence Reaper has been cursed with the sin of lust since she was a child. She’s evaded her desires for over a century by stealing pleasure from men’s dreams. It’s been the only way to hide a small piece of herself from the curse.

Everything changes when she crosses paths with Shepherd Donavan.

Shepherd is one of the last soul reapers left in any world. Not that he cares. Shepherd loathes himself more than the Reapers who drove his kind nearly to extinction. He wants nothing more than to ignore his demon DNA, but that becomes impossible when he lays eyes on the raven-haired beauty who makes his heart skip a beat. Prudence has unlocked an intense, unusual yearning in his soul. One that demands a permanent place in his life.

Unable to ignore lust, Prudence shares pieces of herself with the soul reaper. With each touch, Prudence and Shepherd fall deeper and deeper until their hearts want what the other tries to hide.

Author’s Note: 18+ Dark content in series that might bother some readers. Even though each book focuses on a different couple, the storyline continues from each book. I highly recommend reading series in order.

Book Tour ~ Solitar by Louise Furley

Title: Solitar
Author: Louise Furley
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 3, 2020
Cover Design: Pixel Mischief Design

Blog Tour ~ Faking It by J. Haney & S.I. Hayes


Faking It by J. Haney and S.I. Hayes

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Release Blitz ~ Write Before Christmas by Julie Hammerle

Today we have the release day blitz of Julie Hammerle’s Write Before Christmas! Check out this gorgeous new romance and be sure to get your copy today!

Title: Write Before Christmas

Author: Julie Hammerle

Genre: Holiday Romance

About Write Before Christmas:

You’ve probably heard of me. Reclusive fantasy author turned famous when his series got developed into a mega TV hit. Except now I’m way behind deadline, and the whole world is waiting to see what I’ll write next. The pressure is getting to me, and I. Can’t. Write. Cue: small town where people don’t recognize me. Cue: my assistant insisting on a personal chef to keep me fed and nothing more. Cue: finding the first bit of inspiration I’ve felt in months whenever she’s around… Am I a walking cliche now, or what? Dani Cooper seems to have her own hurdles to jump this holiday season. Newly divorced, looking for her next move. She’s the first person who’s seen me for me in way too long. And I see her, too--as way more than just an employee, a divorcee, a cook. She’s becoming my muse… But when my Christmas deadline hits, will it spell the end of us, too?

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Blog Tour ~ #REVIEW ~ Make Me Yours by Melanie Harlow

He’s my brother’s best friend.

The hot single dad next door.

And one accidental sext later, my massive crush on him is no longer a secret.

Make Me Yours, an all-new rom com that is all too sexy from USA Today bestselling author Melanie Harlow is available now!

He’s my brother’s best friend.

The hot single dad next door.

And one accidental sext later, my massive crush on him is no longer a secret.

It’s my own damn fault. I’m thirty years old, for heaven’s sake. I’m a kindergarten teacher and a (reasonably) responsible adult. I should know better than to get tipsy and draft a fake text listing all the dirty things I wish Officer Cole Mitchell would do to me.

I wasn’t supposed to hit send.

He wasn’t supposed to see it.

And he definitely wasn’t supposed to text back telling me to go on . . .

Because after that, things escalate quickly.

Cole is everything I’ve ever wanted. He’s sexy and protective. A devoted father to his little girl. A dedicated cop the whole town adores. The kind of guy you can trust to keep his hands to himself, even when you’re desperately hoping he won’t.

I’m not the girl he thought he’d end up with, but after all this time, I might finally get the chance to say the words I’ve always dreamed of . . . make me yours.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

PreOrder Blitz ~ Sin of Silence by Nikita Slater

Title: Sin of Silence
Series: Sinner's Empire Book 1
Author: Nikita Slater
Genre: Dark Romance/Mafia Romance/Romantic Suspense
Release Date: December 26, 2020

Immerse yourself in a Sinner’s Empire with International Bestselling Author, Nikita Slater’s, brand new mafia romance trilogy.

Loyalty. Pride. Family.

These are the only values that matter. 

Jozef is both nephew and enforcer to the Koba crime family. He is ruthless, brutal and completely loyal to his family. Shaun is a doctor working in the Ukraine with Doctors Without Borders. She’s logical, kind and honest. Shaun has been trained on how to deal with hostage situations, but nothing prepares her for Jozef or the life he’s forcing her into. 

From the operating room to an opulent glittering ballroom and a forced engagement, Shaun is wildly out of her depth. Every step she takes is monitored and the man who kidnapped her watches her like a feral dog preparing to strike.

Caught in a deadly plight, Shaun has no choice but to give her heart to a killer or become another victim of organized crime.

Sin of Silence is Book 1 of 3 in the Sinner’s Empire trilogy. Books 2 and 3 will release in the winter of 2021.

Release Blitz ~ Arrogant Arrival by Gail Haris

Title: Arrogant Arrival
A Cocky Hero Club Novel
Author: Gail Haris
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 29, 2020

Release Blitz ~ Power Couple by Laramie Briscoe

Title: Power Couple
Series: Nashvegas #1
Author: Laramie Briscoe
Genre: Rockstar Romance
Release Date: November 29, 2020


Everett James Thompson 

I've been in the spotlight since I was born, thanks to my famous parents. Reaper and Harmony have been the gold standard when it comes to celebrity love stories. It's hard to be in that shadow, to live up to that precedent. 

Which is why I stopped trying when my band, Grey Skies hit the big time. 

But when I go to Vegas to support my Mom, in her new residency, I have absolutely no idea I'll leave Vegas with a new pop-star wife. 

Brianna Jenkins 

As one of the top pop-stars in the world right now, I don't have time for anything. Much less love, or even a night out. 

When my best friend surprises me with tickets to the sold-out Harmony Stewart show in Vegas on my one off weekend of the month, I'm beyond excited. Especially when we find out our seats are next to her family. Harboring a crush on her oldest son added with a few more drinks than I normally have equals consequences neither one of us bargained for. 

The next morning, I'm no longer Brianna Jenkins, pop star. 

I'm Brianna Thompson, member of the new power couple, about to take the world by storm. 

Whether I want to, or not. 



Release Blitz ~ Dark Guardian by Avelyn Paige & Geri Glenn


Release Blitz

Series: Dark Protectors MC #3
Cover Designer: Simply Defined Art

Grace Halfpenny has devoted her entire life to her career as a social worker. Always playing by the rules. Always going all in. Falling in love is the last thing Grace had time for.

Eugene “Judge” Grant is the president of the Black Hoods MC. A hardass son of a bitch, thanks to the scars of his past. Love is the last thing Judge believed in.

Two people on two very different paths.


Two kids, orphaned and alone with a past that mirrored Judges’ own, come along, not only needing him, but Grace too.And when the kids’ dark past comes looking for them, Grace and Judge must put their differences aside in order to save them.


Release Blitz ~ Thrill Seeker by Winter Travers

Title: Thrill Seeker
Series: Kings of Vengeance MC #5
Author: Winter Travers
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: November 29, 2020

Three years ago Deedra walked out of my life and didn’t even bother to look back.

The Kings of Vengeance became my family at a time when I had nothing but a bottle of whiskey and fading memories of a woman I thought I would spend the rest of my life with.

Deedra was always looking for the next lead, the next exciting story to catapult her into news anchor stardom.

She never thought her thrill seeking ways would land her smack dab in the middle of the headlines.

Now the Kings of Vengeance and I have to save her before her thrill seeking ways land her six feet under.