Posts Categorized: Excerpt

Dec 13 2013
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The Viscount's Vow by Collette Cameron – Excerpt + Giveaway

The Viscount's Vow by Collette Cameron – Excerpt + Giveaway

The Viscount’s Vow by Collette Cameron

Amidst murder and betrayal, destiny and hearts collide when scandal forces a viscount and a gypsy noblewoman to marry in this Regency romance, sprinkled with suspense, humor, and inspiration.
Half Romani, half English noblewoman, Evangeline Caruthers is the last woman in England Ian Hamilton, the Viscount Warrick, could ever love—an immoral wanton responsible for his brother’s and father’s deaths. She thinks he’s a foul-tempered blackguard, who after setting out to cause her downfall, finds himself forced to marry her—snared in the trap of his own making.

When Vangie learns the marriage ceremony itself may have been a ruse, she flees to her gypsy relatives, declaring herself divorced from Ian under Romani law. He pursues her …

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Dec 13 2013
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The Wedding Date by Cara Connelly – Review + Giveaway

The Wedding Date by Cara Connelly – Review + Giveaway

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The Wedding Date by Cara Connelly
A Save the Date Novella
Release Date: November 19, 2013

Julie Marone isn’t your ordinary matchmaker. Instead of setting up singles, she matches already-happy couples with their dream homes. It’s her calling. Her gift. And since she lost the other half of her own happy couple, it’s become her passion.

Cody Brown isn’t your ordinary cowboy. Instead of roping runaway steers, he wrangles sick kids and strung-out junkies as an ER doc. It’s his job. His responsibility. And since his brother lost …

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Nov 05 2013
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My Highland Love by Tarah Scott – Excerpt + Giveaway

My Highland Love by Tarah Scott – Excerpt + Giveaway

My Highland Love by Tarah Scott

How does a woman tell her betrothed that she murdered her first husband?

Shipwrecked in the Scottish Highlands, American heiress Elise Kingston quietly plans revenge for the deaths of her daughter and the brother who sacrificed his life to save her.

When Marcus MacGregor, Marquess of Ashlund, returns to his Highland home to discover a stunning American woman has been taken in by his clan, his attraction is instant and he resolves to make her his–no matter what secret she’s keeping.

Elise is shocked by her need for Marcus and, too late, discovers that her feelings make him a target of her enemy–a man powerful enough to destroy even a Scottish nobleman.

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Oct 29 2013
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Enchanted Waves by Ciara Lake – Excerpt

Enchanted Waves by Ciara Lake – Excerpt

Enchanted Waves by Ciara Lake

Tabitha Lock’s mundane life changes when her future walks out of the sea into her arms.

Attorney Tabitha Lock has put her career before everything, including her love life. Exhausted from too many late nights, early mornings, and endless days spent in court, Tabitha is at the end of her rope. Add to that the sensual dreams and voices that haunt her sleep, and she’s driven to the edge of her sanity.

Jax Aquila, Mer prince and son of Poseidon, is ordered to locate a mortal female in the twenty-first century. Although this woman is unaware of it, she has vampire heritage, but her immortality was forsaken to her due to the sins of her ancestor. Old hatred …

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Oct 22 2013
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Last Call by Michele G. Miller – Excerpt

Last Call by Michele G. Miller – Excerpt

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The Blurb:

“You are cordially invited…” 

Four words that spark the fear of God into any gently bred, single southern woman. 

When Savannah Guthry receives an invitation to her cousin’s wedding back home in Charleston, South Carolina, her first thoughts aren’t of flowers and dresses. Instead, she’s reminded of the groom: her first love and the reason she ended up at a college 500 miles away from home. 

Determined to show up and dazzle not only her ex but …

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Sep 22 2013
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Trapped by George Bernstein

Trapped by George Bernstein

Trapped by George Bernstein
Genre: Romantic Suspense

The darkness is still, silent. Jackee Maren’s heart pounds reverberating through her body as fear sears her veins.Someone’s coming. No way out. This time they will kill me. Her breath is short, her chest burns. Must run.Faster. Faster! Her eyes fly open, her heart still racing with blinding fear. Jackee breathes deeply with relief and stares at the ceiling desperately trying to calm herself. The same dream. Something, someone is watching… and waiting.

A tragic car accident leaves beautiful, vibrant Jackee Maren completely paralyzed, mentally alert but trapped in “Locked-in Syndrome,” able to move only her eyes. Jackee’s husband, Phil, is devastated and her two young boys left with nothing but a shell for a mother, …

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Aug 28 2013
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Expected by Sarah England #BuyTheBookTours

Expected by Sarah England #BuyTheBookTours

Expected by Sarah England
Genre: Humorous Women’s Fiction
Publisher: Crooked Cat Publishing
Publication Date: June 28, 2013

Red Alert.

Sam Sweet is terrified of giving birth.

Only, she doesn’t dare tell anyone. Especially her grandchild-obsessed mother, or her fiancé, Simon – top surgeon by day, mind-game expert by night.

Repressed by the expectations of others, Sam feels trapped. All she ever wanted was a career and a crack at independence, but as a catastrophically failed psychiatric nurse who now injects fillers into the crinkled faces of unhappy women, a career is proving tricky. There’s something wrong with the product and now clients are suing.

Nasty work colleagues stir up scandalous gossip, and soon Sam hits rock bottom, consoling herself with button-popping chocolate binges and terrifying …

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Aug 20 2013
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{Excerpt} Stained by Elizabeth Marx

{Excerpt} Stained by Elizabeth Marx

 
“Is that why you were living in the same city as me and you never came to see me?” I asked a little bit more accusatorially than I meant to. “Why didn’t Mandy call me or come to see me?”
 
His jaw seemed to harden as he looked over the top of his sunglasses. “Do you want to know about me or Mandy?”
 
I rolled my eyes. “You know what I mean.”
 
“Maybe I was just admiring you from afar as I always have.” Revell merged onto the highway in the direction of Crossroads.
 
I snorted. “What’s Mandy’s excuse?”
 
Revell took one hand off the steering wheel and rubbed the back of his neck. “She took Daddy’s death hard …

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Aug 16 2013
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Alyssa McCarthy’s Magical Missions, Book 1, From Frights to Flaws by Sunayna Prasad

Alyssa McCarthy’s Magical Missions, Book 1, From Frights to Flaws by Sunayna Prasad

Alyssa McCarthy’s Magical Missions, Book 1, From Frights to Flaws by Sunayna Prasad
Genre: MG Fantasy

Twelve-year-old Alyssa McCarthy can no longer stand the toughness of her uncle and wants a better life. But one day she discovers not only the existence of magic, but also a villain hunting her down. The villain uses magic and magical technology to kidnap Alyssa to the Fiji Islands. As much as she wants to go home, she has to face some dangerous challenges first. Not only that, the villain himself must also be defeated. Can Alyssa succeed, even with the help of her mentors?

Excerpt

The sound of the rain banging against the window distracted Alyssa from washing her lunch dishes. She stared out the window …

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Aug 08 2013
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{Review + Excerpt} Royal Secrets by Kathleen Irene Paterka

{Review + Excerpt} Royal Secrets by Kathleen Irene Paterka

ROYAL SECRETS is the story of the Royal Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, and of Lily Lavender, whose family is distantly descended from the British royal family. Immersed in the regal world of weddings and romance, Lily grew up believing in brides, grooms and happily-ever-afters. It seemed her destiny and royal birthright to someday assume a position as wedding coordinator in their family-owned wedding chapel business. But when her mother Mimi’s third marriage eventually fails, Lily’s dreams of her own happily-ever-after quickly fade. She’s no longer interested in a life of assisting brides walk down the aisle into a life of disillusionment and possible divorce. Lily turns her back on The Royal Wedding Chapel and leaves Las Vegas to fashion …

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