Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Review Tour: Cinnamon Eyes by Nell Iris ~ (Excerpt + Giveaway)




Buy Links: JMS Books | Amazon US | Amazon UK

Length: 34,679 words

Publisher: JMS Books

Blurb

Cory’s had a rough year struggling with severe depression. He’s desperate to rebuild his shattered life and break away from his demanding family. When his therapist encourages him to do something for himself, he knows exactly what he needs. I want to see Asher again. The best friend Corey ever had who, at fifteen, held Cory’s heart in his hands without knowing it.

Asher’s had a troubled relationship with his father since he came out. Now that Pops is sick, he’s fighting for his right to help or even find out about his father’s health. Then there’s the complication of an ex-boyfriend unwilling to let go.


When Cory and Asher meet again after sixteen years, Cory’s feelings are as strong as ever. But does Asher feel the same?

Release Boost: Butcher by LeAnn Ashers

Title: Butcher
Series: The Devil Souls MC
Author: LeAnn Ashers
Genre: MC Romance / Romantic Suspense
Release Date: August 17, 2017 

He stalked me from the moment he saw me. He watched me day and night. 
Butcher is what everyone calls crazy. They see all the tattoos and scars and to be honest, to most people he looks downright scary. He’s dangerous. He is after all the enforcer to the Devil Souls MC. 
But to me? He’s just Butcher. I see him. I see who he really is. I see a man who will do anything for the people he cares about. I see the man who will protect and love me above everything else. 
I am just as obsessed with him as he is me. I will die for him and he would kill for me. 
What everyone doesn’t know is I have the same crazy inside of me…
This book can be read as a standalone, but it is recommended to read the first two first.

Release Day Review: Coasting by Yvonne Trent (Giveaway)


Title: Coasting
Author: Yvonne Trent
Release Date: August 23, 2017
Category: Contemporary, States of Love
Pages: TBD (Novella)


What happens when you need something but don’t know what it is? Why not look in a place you never heard of?
Out and proud elementary school teacher Cal Hamilton thought he was happy in Philadelphia, but after a breakup, he steps back to reassess his life and discovers something is missing. He gets in his car and drives south with no idea what he hopes to find. The flip of a coin leads him to a small town in Mississippi—practically a different world from the city where he grew up.
Police officer Billy Labarre keeps his sexuality mostly to himself, but he knows just what he needs to fill the hole in his quiet small-town life: the right man. Unfortunately attitudes toward gay men still leave a lot to be desired in the rural South, and it’s hard to meet someone. It’s not likely his perfect match is just going to show up out of the blue….
States of Love: Stories of romance that span every corner of the United States.

Virtual Tour: The Druid Next Door by E.J. Russell ~ (Review + Giveaway)



About The Druid Next Door


Professor Bryce MacLeod has devoted his entire life to environmentalism. But how effective can he be in saving the planet when he can’t even get his surly neighbor to separate his recycling?


Former Queen’s Enforcer Mal Kendrick doesn’t think his life could get any worse: he’s been exiled from Faerie with a cursed and useless right hand. When he’s not dodging random fae assassins in the Outer World, he’s going toe-to-toe with his tree-hugging neighbor. And when he discovers that the tree hugger is really a druid, he’s certain the gods have it in for him—after all, there’s always a catch with druids. Then he’s magically shackled to the man and expected to instruct him in Supernatural 101.


All right, now things couldn’t possibly get worse.


Until a mysterious stranger offers a drunken Mal the chance to gain back all he’s lost—for a price. After Mal accepts, he discovers the real catch: an ancient secret that will change his and Bryce’s life forever.


Ah, what the hells. Odds are they won’t survive the week anyway.

Cover Reveal ~ Undaunted (The Kings of Retribution MC) by Crystal Daniels and Sandy Alvarez (Giveaway)

Cover Reveal ~ Undaunted (The Kings of Retribution MC) by Crystal Daniels and Sandy Alvarez (Giveaway)

Title: Undaunted
Series: The Kings of Retribution MC
Author: Crystal Daniels and Sandy Alvarez
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: September 22, 2017 

As the VP of Kings of Retribution MC, I live and breathe club life. After suffering the loss of two women in my life, I grew cold and indifferent to the idea of love. I don't need to let anyone in. I've seen the aftermath it can leave in its quake. 


The last thing I'm looking for is someone to fill the void.
Until - Bella Jameson
Struggling to keep my head above water, my only concern is taking care of my sister. The last thing I expected was to fall in love with a tattooed biker, Logan Kane. With evil hiding in the shadows, I have no idea the danger my sister and I are about to face.
Will they overcome their demons in the end, or will they lose each other in the process? Lies will be told, secrets will be revealed, and what was once lost... will be found.

Release Day Review: The Shore Thing by A. R. Barley


Title: The Shore Thing
Author: A. R. Barley
Release Date: August 23, 2017
Category: Contemporary, States of Love
Pages: 104
Sunburned Delaware native Dale Seward spends his summers wrangling lifeguards and cracking crabs. His winters are a whole lot colder.
Nico Travelli’s never even seen the ocean, but when his family’s plans for him get derailed, he realizes his future in their upscale Italian restaurants might be over, and it’s time for something new. He’s hypnotized by his first look at the Atlantic—until a wave takes him out. Luckily, Dale’s there to pull him to safety.
Dale knows better than to fall for a summer person, but that doesn’t mean he can’t show Nico a good time. Between the ice cream cones and the put-put golf, these two lonely hearts soon find themselves in over their heads.
But when Nico is tempted by a second chance at the life he always thought he wanted, will he be brave enough to give it up for the possibility of true love with Dale? And what does the sexy lifeguard do during the winter? In a state as small as Delaware, secrets are bound to come out.
States of Love: Stories of romance that span every corner of the United States.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

GayRomLit 2017 Blog Tour Welcomes Author Kim Fielding

GayRomLit 2017 Blog Tour Welcomes Author Kim Fielding


Hi! I’m Kim Fielding. As I’m writing this, I’m simultaneously procrastinating one of my least favorite tasks: packing for a trip. I love traveling, but the packing part is always painful for me whether I’m going for a night or five months. I don’t know why. It’s just traumatic.
This particular trip involves me and the husband running away from home. One kid is currently on the East Coast on a school trip, while the other—who graduates high school next month—is eager for the chance to stay home alone. That means we can travel kid-free yet guiltless, which is a rare thing indeed.
We’re going to Vegas. It’s generally not a city I get excited to visit. I don’t enjoy gambling, I don’t drink much, and the tackiness gets to me after a while. Still, if you’re willing to set aside certain expectations and live in an alternate reality for a time, the city can be fun. I think of it as the creation of Walt Disney’s evil twin. And this time I’ve talked my husband into a fancy hotel and two shows, so that’s good.

Audiobook Blitz ~ Leaning Into Love by Lane Hayes (Review + Giveaway)

Audiobook Blitz ~ Leaning Into Love by Lane Hayes (Review + Giveaway)



Title:  Leaning Into Love
Series: Leaning Into Stories, #1
Author: Lane Hayes
Narrated By: Seth Clayton
Publisher: Self-Published
Release Date: August 16th
Heat Level: 4 - Lots of Sex
Pairing: Male/Male
Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
Genre: Romance, Erotica, Friends to lovers, surfer, white collar, San Francisco, bisexual

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Synopsis

Eric Schuster is a successful guy. He’s part owner of a highly successful tech firm, he has a supportive family and a great group of close friends. But something is missing. Or maybe he’s reacting to his business partner and ex’s wedding news. He knows his former lover is making a big mistake but he also knows it’s time to move on. And hopefully avoid falling for another friend. 

Zane Richards is an avid sailor and surfer with a laid-back approach to life. He firmly believes there’s a time and place for everything if you’re willing to take a chance. Like letting his best friend know he’s interested in being much more than friends. Eric has always been half in love with Zane but going from friends to lovers isn’t an easy sell for someone protecting his heart. Eric will have to decide if he’s willing to risk it all by leaning into love.

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Virtual Tour: Suspicious Behavior by Cari Z. & L.A. Witt ~ (Guest Post + Giveaway)



About Suspicious Behavior


Detective Darren Corliss is hanging by a thread. In between recovering from a near-fatal wound and returning to work at a hostile precinct, he’s struggling to help care for his ailing brother. His partner and boyfriend, Detective Andreas Ruffner, wants to help, but doesn’t know how. And with his own family crises brewing, Andreas is spread almost as thin as Darren.


For cops, though, life takes a backseat to the job. When a stack of unsolved homicides drops into their laps, Andreas and Darren think they’re unrelated cold cases. But when a connection surfaces, they find themselves on the tail of a prolific serial killer who’s about to strike again.


Except they’ve got nothing. No leads. No suspects. Just a pile of circumstantial evidence and a whole lot of hunches. Time is running out to stop the next murder—and to pull themselves back from their breaking points.


Release Blitz: Two Bit by L. Wilder ~ (Excerpt+Teasers)

Title: Two Bit
Series: Satan's Fury MC #7
Author: L. Wilder
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: August 22, 2017


Where I was his weakness, he became my strength.
Two Bit:
I've never been one to hold back. I’ve always said what was on my mind – right or wrong – and earned my name because of it. Giving my two cents hasn’t always been a good thing, but on one fateful night, it led me to her. She was a once-in-a-lifetime kind of girl. Undeniably beautiful. Fearless. Unforgettable.
I wanted her, but getting mixed up with her nearly cost me my life.
I tried to fight it. I tried to save myself from the flame... but after one touch, I knew there was no turning back.
Zoe would be mine.
Zoe:
Sometimes, you’ve got to hit rock bottom before you can find a way to move forward. Well, it’s time for me to find a way to move forward, because I’ve sure as hell hit rock bottom.
My father, the president of the Chosen Knights, died and left me a legacy I didn't want. The club was supposed to be my family, but with my father gone, they’d gotten tangled up in things I wanted no part of. I wanted out, free from the torment, but I was stuck with no money and no place to go. I’d thought all hope was gone.
Until he walked into the bar.
As if he’d stepped out of my dreams, he was everything I’d ever wanted. Handsome. Courageous. Passionate.
Being with him came at a price – a price I wasn’t sure either of us could pay.
When sparks fly and ignite a war, who will be left standing in the ashes?

Monday, August 21, 2017

Release Blitz ~ Drunk Dial by Penelope Ward

 

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Synopsis:

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

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Look up Landon Roderick, that boy from childhood whom I’d never been able to forget—even though he so easily forgot about me—and call him.

Then again, anything sounds like a good idea when you’ve had a little too much wine before bed, right? It was supposed to be just a quick, meaningless, prank call. Instead, I went off on him—unloading thirteen years of pent-up emotions.

I didn’t think he’d call me back.

Release Blitz: Havoc by Alexis Noelle ~ (Review + Playlist)

Title: Havoc
Series: Deathstalkers MC #7
Author: Alexis Noelle
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: August 21, 2017


“Great story and I am very pleased I offered to read and review it based on how much I had enjoyed all the others, very worth reading.” - Review from Wendy Hodges

“Havoc was a good book, packed full of drama and action.” - Cat’s Guilty Pleasures

“I loved how this story unfolded and developed, the relationship between Rock and Chrissy was fun and the dramatic ending was an "edge of your seat" read.” - Readers World Book Haven

CHRISSY
As a social worker, I've seen my fair share of broken families, bad relationships, and worlds of regret.
Because of that the last thing, I'll ever do is let down my guard, or open up my heart.
As for men, bring 'em on.
I love a good man in my bed, but I’m not looking for forever or happily ever after. 
That's not my style.
Please me, and leave. 
These are my rules. 
There’s no bending or breaking them. 
Even when he pulls out all the stops,
I'm not budging.
They’re set in stone.
Or should I say, “Rock?”
ROCK
I'm chiseling away at that hard exterior, one pebble at a time.
I don’t negotiate, I don't share, and 
I sure as hell don’t wait my turn.
Despite her smart mouth and fiery ways,
I still want her. 
But this "friends with benefits" deal of hers is bullshit.
I don't play that way.
At least, I don't plan to anymore.
I will own every ounce of her.
That body.
That mind.
That heart.
It will all be mine.

Release Day Review ~ Fool of Main Beach by Tara Lain (Giveaway)

Release Day Review ~ Fool of Main Beach by Tara Lain

Title: Fool of Main Beach

Series: Love in Laguna: Book 5

Author: Tara Lain

Release Date: August 21, 2017
Category: Contemporary
Pages: 274




Merle Justice wants to reach for the stars, but it’s tough to get respect when playing a teenybopper vampire on TV. Then he meets a famous director anxious to give him all he thinks he wants—and maybe a bit more. Everything’s looking up until a life-threatening encounter with some homophobes on Main Beach puts Merle face-to-face with a Sasquatch-sized hero in a pink puffer coat.
Tom Henry defies description. As unsophisticated and simple as an angel, he walks through life content with who he is and asking for very little except to care for his sister, Lily, and the dogs he loves. Then he meets Merle, the embodiment of dreams he barely knows he has. Merle knows the people who hold his future in their hands might love Tom—but they’ll never understand Merle and Tom together. Tom knows it too. With lives this far apart, who’s really the fool of Main Beach?

Blog Tour: Battered & Bruised, But Not Broken by Piper Kay & TL Travis (Giveaway)


My rock, my savior, my prince. You found me when I was lost
What inspired Piper & TL to write Battered & Bruised, but not broken
I think our budding friendship and differences in our lives which is the same thing that drew us together. Piper's character is tormented and has been to hell and back. TL's character is someone who's suffered, but still managed to move past his anguish, or so he thought.


 
  Title: Battered & Bruised, but not broken


Release Date: August 18th, 2017

Publisher: Encompass Ink
Genres: Erotic male/male romance






 



Battered & Bruised, but not broken, is an erotic, male/male, gay romance novel. It's the culmination of two lost souls finding what they didn't know they were looking for.
Hunter's an ex-con, always in the wrong place at the wrong times, which is how he landed up in prison. He's looking to start anew, when in walks Elliott.
Timid , sheltered, Elliott, has his life in order. Or so he thinks. That is until, Hunter, introduces him to a whole new world.
Both are battling demons from the past, but what happens when their two worlds collide?