Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Touch by Camille Picott - Cover Reveal

Touch
Camille Picott
(Sulan, Episode 4)
Publication date: February 1st 2018
Genres: Cyberpunk, Dystopian, Young Adult
From a young age, Gun has trained in the way of Anderson Arms. He learns to manipulate, steal, blackmail, and kill—whatever it takes to accomplish the mission set by his father. But Gun despises the work he does and the wreckage it leaves behind.
His newest assignment is to befriend a Virtual High student and infiltrate Global Arms. His target is Sulan Hom, the daughter of a renowned Global scientist. Gun approaches the mission with detached coldness, the same method he uses for every assignment.
But it isn’t long before he finds a budding friendship with Sulan. The more time he spends with her, the more he begins to care for her. Soon, Gun avows that Sulan will not become one more mission casualty.
The more he delves into Global Arms, the more Gun realizes the true danger that awaits Sulan. Determined to keep her safe, Gun works behind the scenes to protect her. Will it be enough to keep Sulan safe? And will he ever be able to win her trust after deceiving her?

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Author Bio:
Camille Picott is a fifth-generation Chinese American. She writes science fiction and fantasy books with Asian characters and/or Asian settings. Camille grew up reading speculative fiction stories largely devoid of Asian characters and culture. This, coupled with a passion for her heritage, is the reason she strives to bring some aspect of Eastern myth, legend, culture, and ethnicity to all of her writings.

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Heroines & Hellions by Various Authors - Book Blitz + Giveaway

Heroines & Hellions: An Urban Fantasy and Fantasy Collection
Publication date: January 2nd 2018
Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
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No matter which you prefer, this set is brimming with 20 magical stories (many BRAND NEW) told by some of the leading voices of urban fantasy and fantasy in the industry, including several New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors!
If you want strong female leads who strike back against the captivating worlds of vampires, elementals, fiends, and paranormal monsters, then you’re ready to charge into the adventures of HEROINES & HELLIONS, a pure Urban Fantasy/Fantasy collection!
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Breaking Down My Walls by Anne Marie Citro - Book Tour + Giveaway










Contemporary Romance
Date Published: November 30, 2017

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After the torment of her childhood, Taya believes in love for everyone … except herself. Some things can’t be untaught.

Beautiful and tough, yet the most private woman anyone has ever met, Taya knows everyone has a past, yet she doesn’t share hers. Her past must remain behind her for her sanity and so the only man she has ever loved will move on with someone who hasn’t been destroyed by those who were supposed to protect her.

Then a threat has her past storming back in and taking over.

After looking into the big, baby blue eyes of the deranged little orphan who was dragged, kicking and screaming, into his home, Levi is determined to be the boy who will teach Taya that not every offered hand will betray her.

Playful and gorgeous, Levi’s first passion is the girl who consumes his heart. His second is serving his country, following in his father’s footsteps. When Levi is deployed overseas, he encourages Taya to spread her wings and pursue her dreams, hoping she will come back to her roots and the man who is waiting for her.

Levi is mistaken.

Taya can’t change who she is and has built a life for herself far away from the only man she will ever love.

Can Levi convince Taya their relationship is worth the fight? Can he force her to overcome her fears and let him in completely? Can Levi prove his love is the freedom she has been searching for?

Levi allowed Taya to control their relationship in the past, but now things have changed. He is taking control back, with or without her consent.


About the Author



Anne Marie Citro grew born and raised in the greater Toronto area of Ontario, Canada. She grew up in a large, loving family. Anne Marie is married to a very patient man. He is the love of her life. They have four very cool sons, and the girls they brought into their family that have become daughters of her heart. She has been blessed enough to finally have a beautiful granddaughter after four sons. She has her own personal gaggle of girlfriends, who enrich her life on a daily basis and make her laugh. Caesar Friday is her favourite day of the week. Caesars with the girls and date night with her hubby. She works with special-needs teenagers, that have taught her how to appreciate life and see it through gentler eyes. Anne Marie was encouraged by her husband to follow her lifelong dream to write. She loves the characters that take over imagination and haunts her dreams. She loves the arts and she has tried her hand at painting, wood sculpting, chainsaw carving, wood burning, metal and wire sculptures. Yes, her husband is a very patient man! Anne Marie is an avid reader and enjoys about three books per week. But nothing makes her happier then riding on the back of her husband's Harley and throwing her arms out and feeling the wind race by. Anne Marie and her husband take a few weeks every year to travel to spectacular destination around the world. Anne Marie is excited and can't wait to see what the next chapter holds for her life.



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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Murder in Vail by Judy Moore - Guest Blogger Book Review



Synopsis
Sally Braddock’s serene lifestyle atop a mountain in Vail, Colorado, changes drastically each year when her three spoiled children and their spouses visit her – and her money – for Christmas. They live off their trust funds, which are disappearing quickly, and spend most of the holidays bickering and hitting up their mother for money.
This year, Sally makes an announcement that sends her children into a tizzy, an announcement so extreme that it pushes someone in the house to murder. The storm inside the house is matched by a raging blizzard outside, and the family finds themselves snowbound with a killer. 



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Jennifer's Review
It's a great book! Very suspenseful, exciting, and shocking. 
It's about a woman named Sally who lives in the city of Vail, and she has her sons and daughter and their wives/husband come visit for Christmas. After making a shocking announcement, one of the wives is killed. 
Later, something even more awful happens, which leaves Sally's family scared. Her daughter leaves secretly to get help, and after the police do their search, someone is arrested. Who is it? 
You have to read this exciting book. I can't just give this book 5 stars; I give it 10 stars!


Author Bio
Judy Moore writes mystery novels and thrillers, as well as lighter family fiction. She is a longtime news writer, editor, and magazine feature writer, and has a master's degree in journalism. Her fiction and nonfiction work has been published in numerous national publications, and her novels are published by BTGN publishers. Her most recent thriller, The Mother-in-Law, is a favorite with readers. She is a former tennis professional and sports writer, so her stories sometimes have a sports backdrop. Her novel "Somebody Killed the Cart Girl" is a golf mystery, and her new mystery "Murder in Vail" is set on the ski slopes of Colorado. Her recently released Christmas anthology "Christmas Interrupted," contains three novellas: "Airport Christmas," "The Holiday House Sitter," and "The Hitchhiker on Christmas Eve." An earlier novella, "Birds of Prey," and a new novelette "Football Blues" are also available on Amazon. 

Dragon's Heir by Kandi J. Wyatt - Guest Blogger Book Review



Synopsis
In the ten winters since Kyanos was defeated, Rider Braidyn and his dragon, Turqueso, have made a place for themselves in the sleepy Boeskay colony. But when two nestlings are stolen from the hatchling cave, Braidyn’s sense of justice leads him on a quest to find the person responsible.

After recovering one nestling, Braidyn recruits his old friends Ruskya and Carryl to help. The friends travel to a faraway desert colony where they find a group of riders with different customs, and meet a beautiful young woman who could be the key to finding the missing nestling. Can Braidyn learn to temper justice with mercy, or will he risk losing everything?

Journey along in this exciting fantasy world in the spellbinding second installment of the Dragon Courage series, Dragon’s Heir, by Kandi J Wyatt.



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Jennifer's Review
**Possible spoilers if you haven't read book 1**
It is a really good book that I enjoyed reading. 
It picks up from the first book and starts with Braidyn and his dragon that he got when Kyanos died. It's about this vendor who is recruited to get revenge on Braidyn when he humiliates the vendor by what the vendor thinks is a man but turns out to be something else. 
What is it? Does the vendor succeed in getting his revenge? Read on to find out. 
It's a great book and I give it 5 stars. 


Author Bio
Even as a young girl, Kandi J Wyatt, had a knack for words. She loved to read them, even if it was on a shampoo bottle! By high school Kandi had learned to put words together on paper to create stories for those she loved. Nowadays, she writes for her kids, whether that's her own five or the hundreds of students she's been lucky to teach. When Kandi's not spinning words to create stories, she's using them to teach students about Spanish, life, and leadership.

The first book of the Dragon Courage series is free on all outlets. Receive book 2 by signing up for her newsletter at: http://wordpress.us12.list-manage.com...
If you want to contact her, you can reach her at kandi@kandijwyatt.com

Under His Skin by S.I. Hayes and J. Haney - Book Tour + Giveaway


Under His Skin
by S.I. Hayes and J. Haney

Genre:
Contemporary Romance with a twist of Suspense

At twenty-six Dorian Gallagher has it all. Money, power, he’s used to
fast cars and faster women. He gets what he wants when he wants it.
Being put in charge of the build for the Gallagher family’s newest
theme park has dropped him in Tennessee. Bored out of his mind he
decides to go get some new ink and finds himself face to face with a
beautiful woman who doesn’t know his famous last name. Can he charm
this dark beauty, or will she just stick him and run?
Charlotte (Charlie) Herrick is a free spirit. She drives a big truck, rides a
motorcycle and carries a gun. All while dancing around in the layers
of tulle that make up her usual cheek baring tutus. Her life was
hers. Until she meets Dorian Gallagher, now she doesn’t know which
way is up and life has become something more than just the shop,
fishin’ and moonshine. He says he’s just here for the year, so
she convinces herself it’s just a fling. Can she stay true to her
convictions or will this Amusement Park Prince finally get his princess?


*Trigger Warning- Violence
**Erotic Elements




Charlie

Wrist work, hard pressed, and coming up… This is what I’ve been exposed to for the last little bit. It has been funny watching Dorian squirm though. I got Dorian all wrapped up so we could sit at the front desk and wait for the food. He’s going through my books now, of pieces I’ve drawn and actual work I’ve done mostly humming here and ahhing there.
“Tell me Dorian why Tennessee? Other than this park you’re putting in.”
“I’m from LA and I’m just here for the park. The old man thinks it’s a good place to put in a new one. He can’t be here so I am.”
“Got a woman back home? Maybe a kid or two?”
Dorian shakes his head no. “No?”
“More the hit’ em and quit’ em type?”
“Not exactly.”
“You’re very vague.”
“Your questions are open ended.”
“Ever planning on getting rid of the bad boy look?”
“This is just my weekend gear. Monday through Friday, I’m in a suit.”
I look from Dorian down to myself. “Yeah, not me.”
“We all got our uniforms. Yours is just less than mine.”
I stand as I see the pizza guy heading for the door. I walk past Dorian to get the food. Dorian goes to get up. “Don’t worry about it’s already covered.”
“I said I’d take care of it.”
“It’s your birthday remember?” Dorian gives me a half-hearted grin. I get all the food in and lock back up. I move things off the desk and set the food out. “Want a Pepsi or Coke?”
“Coke, please.”
I nod walking off down the hall. I grab a Pepsi for me and a Coke for Dorian. As I come back down the hall I ask another question. “How’d you get out without your shadow?”
Dorian starts laughing. “Um, I sneezed.”
Okay?”
He sighs. “Connor’s a bit of a clean freak. So, when I sneezed he was afraid I was getting a cold, he started disinfecting the cabin right down to the dog.”
“Are you sure he isn’t gay?”
“No, he’s got a girlfriend back home.”
“Makes sense. He seems like a good one.” Dorian scoffs and shakes his head. “You’re getting better, but you’ve been a dick from our first meeting.”
“You ain’t been no picnic either, sweetheart.”
“I never said I wasn’t a bitch.”
“Shut up and eat.”
“You can’t make me.” I say looking at him with my hands on my hips. Dorian whispers something to himself as he stands. I start backing up. “What are you doing?
Dorian picks up a potato skin then starts walking toward me. For every step, he’s taken toward me I’ve taken two backward. He picks up his pace. “Come on eat it and nobody gets hurt.”
I look to my sides then dart to the right, so I’m not pinned against the door. “I’m not afraid of getting hurt.”
Dorian takes one step forward and one to the right then he’s got an arm wrapped around my middle. He has the potato skin in his other hand coming at my mouth. I cover my face with his chest and my arms.
Dorian pins me against him and the island before he hand trails up my back and snatches my ponytail. He pulls me too look at him. My green eyes met his blue ones and for once I’m afraid of losing.
Dorian is holding the potato skin in his thumb and ring finger then with his index and middle finger around my nose. I hold my breath and it doesn’t take long before I start squirming. He lets loose my hair and starts tickling me then let’s loose of my nose. I don’t think twice I cup his nuts and cock in one hand and then bite his nipple.
Dorian laughs. “You desperate, desperate woman.” Then he smashes the potato on my head.
“You lost. I didn’t eat it.”
“Eat it, wear it, let them have cake.” He grabs a piece of cake and is heading right for me.
“Hey, hey we’re supposed to be finishing you ink tonight.” I say holding my hands up in front of me.
“Eat the cake.”
“No.”
“Come on you know you want it.”
“Boy isn’t that a loaded statement.”
Dorian doesn’t hesitate he smashes the cake in my cleavage. I cup him again because I know it’s the only way I can keep him from moving. I get the cake from my tits and rub in down his face.
“Fuck, fuck, fuck, stop, stop. I lost a contact lens.”
“Can you see anything?”
“Sure, on the right side.”
I cover my mouth trying not to giggle. “I’m sorry.”
Dorian is wiping cake from his face. “It’s okay I’m just half blind now”
“Want me to take you home? I can finish up any day.”
“I just need a sink.”
“And I need a shower. You know I didn’t care about my hair but the girls didn’t do anything to you.”
“Yes, teasing me all fucking night.” He mumbles walking away. 


J. Haney was born and raised in Kentucky, currently residing in Greenup
County, Kentucky with her family, where she is the proud mamma to
Jessalyn Kristine and co-owner to Proud Momma Designs, which she runs
with her amazing Momma. J. Haney’s work tends to lean toward sweet
and sexy, with suspenseful undertones giving her readers something to
hold onto. It’s what she calls Real Life Romance.


S.I. Hayes was born and bred in New England, currently living in Ohio.
Running around Connecticut, she used all of her family and friends as
inspiration for her many novels. When not writing Paranormal Drama or
Erotic Romance she can be found drawing one of many fabulous book
covers or teasers, to see them check out her web site.

The pair met while working for a previous publisher and became fast
friends, their split dynamics and views on life, family and love in
general led to the idea of A County Fair Romance and A Sex,
Drugs and Rock Romance
adding to it Working Class Beauties
and soon Kincaid Falls. Along with various Standalone novels.
So, keep your eyes open and a fresh pair of panties close by, you
know just in case.

Where to find J. Haney


Where to find S.I. Hayes



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The Revolutution by Alicia Michaels - Book Blitz + Giveaway

The Revolution
Alicia Michaels
(The Bionics Novels, #3)
Published by: Crimson Tree Publishing
Publication date: January 18th 2018
Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Science Fiction
Blythe Sol has a New Year’s Resolution, but it’s not your typical self-improvement plan. She wants to end the conflict between the government and the Resistance once and for all—by sneaking into Washington D.C. and putting a bullet in President Drummond’s skull. If she can cut the head off the snake, the genocide of the Bionics might finally end. But if she fails, she will surely bring retaliation crushing down upon the entire Resistance.
Blythe and fellow soldier Dax Janner are already coping with the loss of people they loved. When their dormant feelings for each other begin to rekindle, they struggle with feeling anything positive after so much suffering. The return of Gage will only confuse matters more. As the terrorist sect known as The Rejects begins to work hand in hand with the government to push the Resistance toward all-out war, the battle will be brought to their doorstep. Will the movement stand tall and conquer—or collapse under the strain and be destroyed for good?
The Revolution is the thrilling third novel in the award-winning Bionics series by Alicia Michaels.


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Swallowing the bile rising in the back of my throat, I close my human eye again and zoom in through the scope. I move the rifle until the crosshairs rest over Drummond’s forehead.
“I’m taking the shot.”
“Wait,” Dax says. “Maybe you shouldn’t.”
Disbelief drops my jaw, but I don’t take my eyes off the president. “What? Why the hell not?”
“Listen to me, B,” he says, his voice sounding closer. I feel him crouching beside me. “If we kill him now, they’ll just say we did it to silence him. Don’t you understand? If we kill him now, he’ll look like a martyr.”
My palms break out in a sweat, and Drummond’s voice fades to an unintelligible warble as my blood begins to rush so fast I can hear it roaring in my ears. Dax is right … but Drummond is in my sights. The man who destroyed our lives and killed my family. The man who murdered Yasmine and threatened to come for the rest of us.
“I have to,” I whisper, curling my finger around the trigger once more, shaking my head to clear it. “We came all this way.”
“Undetected,” Dax argues. “We can leave the same way. It’s not too late.”
“Yes, it is,” I argue. “It’s too late to go back! I won’t get another shot like this.”
“We’ll find another way,” he insists, his hand now on my shoulder. “A way that doesn’t make us look like the terrorists he’s making us out to be.”
I jerk away from his hold and refocus through the scope. “You can only treat someone like shit for so long before they snap. You can’t keep backing people into a corner without expecting them to eventually come out swinging. Drummond wants me to be a terrorist? Fine … I’ll earn my fucking spot on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. I’m taking the goddamn shot.”
Dax whispers a string of curses under his breath, but he doesn’t physically try to stop me. He doesn’t touch me again. I think it’s because, deep down, he wants to see this fucker pay for what he did to Yasmine. He wants to see Drummond fall, even though he knows the consequences we’ll face for it.
I zoom in a little closer … so close it feels like I’m staring directly into his cold, dead eyes. Spittle gathers in the corners of his mouth as he gets really riled up, waving his hands and pointing as he raises his voice to rally the crowd to his side. All around the world, people are buying into this … believing every poisonous word that comes from his mouth.
It’s time to silence him once and for all.
Taking another deep breath, I hold it as I prepare for my moment of truth. I see my father falling to the ground with a bullet in his skull … my mother sobbing hysterically as Skyye’s insides paint our front lawn red. And the hot rage in my veins goes cold like ice, freezing there as the entire world around me goes still.
As I exhale, my finger squeezes the trigger.

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 Top 10 Dystopian Films
As a Sci-Fi and Dystopia author, of course I have a deep love for movies of the genre. Here is a list of my top 10 favorite Dystopian movies, number one being my absolute favorite of course!

1.       Book of Eli – probably my favorite dystopian movie of all time! Denzel Washington kicks so much ass in this movie. Plus the surprise ending really blew me away!
2.       The Hunger Games – what can I say, I’m a sucker for a strong heroine and Katniss Everdeen is my spirit animal.
3.       V for Vendetta – I cry every time I watch this movie. It embodies everything I think a great dystopian movie should have. Plus, V is the ultimate hero and I love the evolution that Natalie Portman’s character goes through.
4.       Equillibrium – This is another one of those movies I could watch again and again. Christian Bale kicking butt with guns and swords? Taye Diggs with his fine, chocolatey goodness? Yes, please!
5.       The Matrix – This is the movie that I think revolutionized the dystopian film. The Matrix, during its time, did things for film that had never been seen before. Plus, the mind-bending twistiness of it all … is it real? Is it not real? The symbolism pertaining to religion, the cool leather clothes … this movie has it all!
6.       Ultraviolet – Another example of a kick ass heroine. Though I will say this one shares a spot with Aeon Flux, which I love just as equally. Plus their wardrobes are to die for.
7.       I Robot – Because you can’t have dystopia without robots
8.       I Am Legend –You also can’t have dystopia without zombies … or, apparently Will Smith
9.       War of the Worlds – Hopefully no one hurts me too bad for admitting I’ve never seen the original. (winces) I know, I know, remakes are the devil, but I love the Tom Cruise version.
10.   Gattaca – I actually had to watch this film and write a paper on it for my English 1 class, my freshman year of college. Even though I loved writing a good paper, I loved this assignment all the more because it allowed me to discover this gem.



Author Bio:
Ever since she first read books like Chronicles of Narnia or Goosebumps, Alicia has been a lover of mind-bending fiction. Wherever imagination takes her, she is more than happy to call that place her home. With several Fantasy and Science Fiction titles under her belt, Alicia strives to write multicultural characters and stories that touch the heart. V-Card, the first book of the Sharing Spaces series, was her first Contemporary Romance.

The mother of three and wife to a soldier, she loves chocolate, coffee, and of course good books. When not writing, you can usually find her with her nose in a book, shopping for shoes and fabulous jewelry, or spending time with her loving family.

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