Midnight Eclipse Character Blast 2

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The Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles by Arial Burnz is the saga of Broderick MacDougal following the soul of his true love through the centuries. There are six books planned for the series and this tour highlights the characters featured in the first three books and in the upcoming release Midnight Eclipse – Book 4 – which features Norse shapeshifting pirates. AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER OCTOBER 8TH for VIP Club members, October 15th worldwide.

Become a VIP Club Member for FREE to get the VIP pre-order pricing of 50¢ for Midnight Eclipse!!  You’ll also get Midnight Conquest, Book 1, for FREE if you join. CLICK HERE to read about the other benefits of being a VIP. Click to Tweet and help spread the news!

Bio: Davina Stewart-RussellBBB01_davina_s-r_400x554

Not a lady born, but a lady raised…

…Davina Stewart was born to Parlan and Lilias at Stewart Glen in the Lowlands of Scotland, just northeast of Aberdeen. Davina is the youngest of her and her brother, Kehr.

Due to her loose connections to the crown through her father, she was betrothed to Ian Russell – a marriage that benefited her brother and father with wealth, while Parlan promised coveted contacts for Ian and his father, Munro. However, Ian has proven to use a heavy hand to rule over Davina. In spite of pleas toward her father to dissolve the marriage, she is forced to endure her union for the sake of their financial wellbeing. In a time where a woman is property to her family and spouse, Davina endures with a silent strength when she has exhausted all other avenues, and maintains her dignity in the face of oppression.

But there is one image in her mind that has been her anchor through the years. The handsome Gypsy she met as a young girl – Broderick. He had warned her of the dark times to come when he read her palm, and said she would endure if she held to an image of strength. Little did he or Davina know Broderick would be that rock she would cling to, the light that would give her hope through those dark times.

Most Popular Quote from Davina Stewart-Russell

“Your name—MacDougal means Son of the Dark Stranger, if I’m not mistaken.” She pursed her lips and crossed her arms. “How appropriate.”
Said to Broderick MacDougal in Midnight Conquest, Book 1 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles – Click to Tweet 

Fact About Davina Stewart-Russell NOT in the Books

In Midnight Conquest, there is a scene where Broderick is being a bit of a peeping Tom and is mesmerized by Davina standing in a tub of shallow water, cleansing herself from the day. However, the scars on her body and the odd angle of her left arm take Broderick out of this sensual moment and ignite a protective anger in him over the obvious signs of abuse. Davina’s left arm was indeed broken, as Broderick had observed. She had gone to her father-in-law to inform him of Ian’s abusive behavior. Munro said he would speak with Ian on her behalf. Later that evening, Ian had a fight with his father Munro and, as punishment, Munro denied him funds. Ian became very drunk and took his anger out on Davina with his fists, then shoved her down a short flight of stairs where she broke her arm on the fall. This was the night of her first miscarriage.

Book Blurb

Midnight Eclipse - Book 4 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesBroderick MacDougal follows the familiar yearning of his soul to a fierce warrior who is as seductive as a siren at sea – and she is just as deadly. The world of the supernatural opens to Broderick as he not only finds himself in the midst of an ancient war of shapeshifters, but the devious Cordelia Lynn Harley has re-entered his life and has a few of her own surprises.

Born into a hated race of Norse wolf shifters, Celina Hunter knows all too well the dangers of trusting anyone other than her two brothers. And yet the survival of her family hinges on trusting the strangely familiar vampire, a natural enemy of her kind…yet her tribe’s Shaman advisers confirm he is her soul mate. Enemy or not, Celina slips into the spell of Broderick’s promises of eternal love, gambling with all she holds dear.

Broderick and Celina are bound by a curse, but having come this far through the centuries, Broderick is not about to risk his chance at having his soul mate for eternity. The price, however, may be more than Celina is willing to pay as there is more at stake than just her immortal soul. Click to Tweet

Giveaways!

Arial Burnz is giving away a TON of stuff during this tour! Please use the Giveaway Tools entry widget to be entered into the drawing. Each button will earn you more chances to win and you can keep coming back to earn more entries! All entrants will automatically become members of Arial’s VIP Club, which is free to join and has many more benefits, such as exclusive contests like this one. These are the prizes for the Character Reveal Tour featuring the characters in Midnight Conquest (Book 1) – winners will be chosen on Sep 27, 2014:

  • Bonded By Blood Vampire Coaster SetVampire coaster set
  • 1 signed set of Books 1-3
  • $10 Amazon, B&N or iTunes gift card (winner’s choice)

Tour Grand Prize

Arial is also giving away a single Grand Prize of…

  • A $100 Amazon, B&N or iTunes gift card – winner’s choice
  • A signed set of Books 1-4 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles

Winner will be chosen on 11/21/2014. Everyone who participated in any stops on the Midnight Eclipse tours (VIP Club members or not) will be entered for the grand prize drawing. The more you participate, the more chances you have to win. Use the Giveaway Tools buttons below to earn extra chances to win by tweeting, following and liking. For Official Contest Rules, click here.

Arial Burnz – Author Bio

Arial Burnz - Author of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesArial Burnz has been an avid reader of paranormal and fantasy for over thirty years. With bedtime stories filled with unicorns, hobbits, dragons and elves, she succumbed to crafting her own tales, penning to life the magical creatures roaming her dreams. Having a romantic husband who’s taught her the meaning of true love, she’s helpless to weave romance into her tales. Now she shares them with the world. Arial Burnz lives in Southern California, with her husband (a.k.a. her romance novel hero)—who is also, quite coincidentally, a descendant of Clan MacDougal.

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Chad’s Chase Release Day Event

Chad's Chase

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Chad’s Chase

by S. Ann Cole

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Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: September 18
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Synopsis

He wants to claim her, possess her, rename her.

But she has a different agenda.

JHAY BYRD

Chadrick needs to die.
I’m ruined. My life is ruined. Because of him.
Soulless, heartless, unremorseful, he took everything from me.
Everything.
Now, I’m after his soul.
And no, I will not allow his good looks, suave style, or panty-incinerating body to distract or dissuade me.
Nor will I allow his deadly dark eyes to scare me.
Unlike everyone else, I’m not afraid of him.
The. Chase. Is. On.

CHADRICK NIIVEUX

Jhay needs saving.
I’ve ruined her life. She’s lost, roaming the darkness all on her own, because of me.
Bitter, impulsive, seething with revenge, she thinks she hates me. Thinks she wants me dead.
I know I should kill her. Kill or be killed, right?
Except, I can’t.
I’m shot down. Infatuated.
I’ve always been.
And while she’s after my life, I’m after her heart.
The. Chase. Is. On.

Meet the Author

S. Ann Cole is a passionate writer and reader, and a lover of anything that distracts her from the real world. Reader first and second a writer, S. Ann Cole is an exaggerator, a laugher, sometimes overly chatty, sometimes overly shy. She’s afraid of cats, dogs, snakes—heck, she’s only tolerable to gold fishes in a tank. Because if they do jump out and try to attack her, the suckers will die…

She hates chocolate, schmaltz and arrogance.
She loves carbs, Chris Brown and humility.
She lives nowhere and everywhere.

Jokey people are her favorite people, as laughter is the way to her heart.

Ann hopes that one day, the right day, when it’s her time (because nothing happens before its time), her hard work will be noticed and appreciated, and she’ll become a “bestselling author”…

…But she’s guessing that might not be likely if she continues to write such sucky author bios.

When Ann’s not abusing her computer keyboard, you can find her nosing a novel, watching anything on television that makes her laugh until she breaks into hiccups, studying the Bible, or guzzling booze.

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Deep Blue Series Sale Blitz

99¢ Sale – 3 books in 1!
Take advantage of this fabulous deal from Amie Nichols. All three full-length novels from her Deep Blue Series have been combined into this fabulous omnibus.
For three days only, you can purchase all three novels for just 99c by downloading this series edition. To celebrate, Amie has put together a fabulous giveaway too.
Deep Blue Impact,
Book 1 
Aubrey Jackson ran, and ran far after a horrible tragedy that happened in Texas as a teenager. Moving to London to attend school she returns to the states after her father dies. Taking over his company, she’s committed to succeeding. She isn’t interested in a relationship, wanting to settle into her new life before even dating.
But Ian Bradson saw her, and he had to have her. Unable to control the chemistry between them, Aubrey gives in to the one thing she swore not to do.
Their chemistry keeps them coming back to each other, and Ian is on cloud nine.
When Aubrey’s past is thrown at them in the most unexpected way. Aubrey shuts down, and Ian is afraid he will lose her. And that is simply not an option.

Deep Blue Hold,

Book 2  

Ian Bradson fell and fell hard for Aubrey Jackson. He knows he will do anything to protect her and keep her in his life. Finding out there is something from her past that is driving her into the comfort of another man. Is something he cannot have. He will do everything in his power to keep her. She’s scared to tell him her secret but when she does he knows that he will do whatever it takes to keep her secret safe.
Aubrey Jackson can’t believe after all this time that the one thing that changed her life forever is back to haunt her. Not only that but it’s worse than she thought. Her best friend and ex-boyfriend, pro football player Rex Olsen is the only one who knew about it. Now she finds out there is a tape of the whole thing. If Rex knew about the tape it will kill her, and if Ian finds out the truth will he still want her.

Deep Blue Forever,

Book 3

When Aubrey finds out that the love of her life has been lying to her she runs. Broken hearted she turns to her friend Rex for support. Finding out all was not what it seems, she soon realizes her life is in danger.
Ian has to get Aubrey back, it’s not an option. Not only can he not live without her she is in danger. Knowing that no one can protect her like he can he is desperate to get to her.
They start to experience life changes neither of them expected. Can their love keep them together with so many things trying to tear them apart?
***Bonus Short Story, Rex Olsen’s happy ever after. AKA, Sexy Rexy.***
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An Indecent Affair Part IV Release

Indecent Affair Part 4

by Stephanie Julian

Release Day!

Indecent Affair Part IV

About Indecent Affair 4:

Kat has uprooted her life and moved to Philadelphia. She’s starting her own business and opening her heart. But caring for two men brings both rewards and pitfalls.

Tristan and Adam are determined to keep Kat close and win her heart. But work dangers and family obligations conspire to tear them apart before their fragile relationship has a chance to grow into something stronger.

 

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stephanie julianAbout Stephanie Julian:

Stephanie Julian writes sophisticated, sultry romance for adventurous readers.

She is the author of the best-selling Salon Games series. BY PRIVATE INVITATION (Salon Games 1) was an RT Magazine Top Pick. OVER EXPOSED (Salon Games 3) released July 2014. Her serial erotic romance, An Indecent Proposition, is a reader favorite.

She also writes several paranormal erotic series, including Forgotten Goddesses, Darkly Enchanted and Lucani Lovers.

Stephanie is happily married to a Springsteen fanatic and the mother of two sons who introduced her to the joys of Slipknot, Warped Tour and never-ending headaches.

Find out why Romantic Times magazine, Simply Romance Reviews, Night Owl Romance and Joyfully Reviewed have called Stephanie’s stories “fascinating,” “truly fantastic,” “intoxicating,” “highly imaginative” and “hot enough to peel paint.”

Q&A with Stephanie Julian:

How did you come up with the idea for this story?

The Indecent series started two years ago, when I was asked to be in an anthology and needed to come up with a story in the space of a couple of days. The plot for An Indecent Proposition came to me after staring at a blank page and thinking, “What the hell am I going to write?” I wanted it to be a ménage, because I love writing ménage, and then I started to riff on the Beauty and the Beast story. For An Indecent Affair, I had already set up Kat’s backstory and knew she would need two strong men to help her become the woman she needed to be.

Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?

Love should be the motivating factor in everything you do. I totally believe the world would be a better place for it.

What books have influenced your life most?

My own books? Seduced by Magic set me on my erotic romance career so that one’s obvious. The book that made me want to be a writer? Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series. Totally set me on the path. The book that made me want to write romance? Anything by Kathleen Woodiwiss. I’ve been reading her since sixth grade and she totally shaped my sensibilities as a reader. The book that kick-started my personal journey to publication? Possibly Ann Rice’s Interview with A Vampire. I remember reading that book and thinking this is what I want to do. I want to write. I was in high school.

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Playing the Edge Series Blog Tour

Playing the Edge Susan Arden (2)

by Susan Arden

 

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Genre: Erotica 18+ Extreme Sexual Content

Publisher: Swoon Romance

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Brody Cover Reveal

Brody

The Bang Shift Series

by Mandy Harbin

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Genre: Romantic Suspense

Sexual Level: HOT

Release Date: November 4, 2014

Cover Design by Sarah Hanson, Okay Creations

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~ Synopsis ~

Brody “Brutus” Jackson isn’t your average small-town mechanic. The shop where he spends his days doubles as the headquarters for the mercenary group he works with. They jokingly call themselves the Bang Shift because the government contracts they take are the less savory ones, and they’re all just shady enough to do what’s necessary to get the jobs done. As far as Brody’s concerned, it’s the perfect arrangement for a man with no memory of his past, and no hope for the future.

Under FBI protection, Alexandria Collins and her son have been in hiding for ten years. When it’s time to move again, her piece of crap car breaks down and the man giving her a tow is the biggest, hottest guy she’s ever seen. She is determined to ignore the need her long-neglected body hungers for. After all, the last man she showed interest in put a gun to her head.

Brody thinks the skittish Xan is sexy as hell, but it’s not her hot body that has him rocked to his core. He knows her from somewhere, and in his line of work, that’s a dangerous thing. Following orders have never been this hard, but when he finds out she’s his next assignment, he will protect her at all costs … even if what she needs protection from most is him.

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~ About the Author ~

5048225Mandy Harbin is an award-winning, bestselling author of several books across multiple romance genres ranging from contemporary to paranormal erotic romance. She is also the number one bestselling author in teen romance under the pen name M.W. Muse with her popular Goddess Series. She is a Superstar Award recipient, Reader’s Crown and RWA Passionate Plume finalist, and has received Night Owl Reviews Top Pick distinction many times. She studied writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, earned several degrees, and even pursued an MBA until she realized becoming an author did not have to remain an unfulfilled dream. Mandy is a PAN member of the RWA and lives in a small Arkansas town with her non-traditional family, and although she is a direct descendant of British royalty, they refuse to call her princess. When she’s not penning her latest book, you can find her hanging out online where she loves to connect with fellow readers or stalking Mickey Mouse at Disney World.

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Following Zippy Book Tour

Following Zippy

by C.B. Burdette


Published: July 2014
Word Count: 67,000
Genre: Young Adult
Synopsis:
At fifteen most guys only have to worry about the style of their shoes, or mustering up the courage to talk to the pretty girl sitting across the room. Gabe Perkins isn’t most guys. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, he begins to make friends with a girl so ethereal that he starts to question his own sanity.

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“Look at those fish,” she said, diverting her attention towards the creek.

“What about them?” I asked her.

“They’re just swimming along. Living. Breathing. I wonder,” she said as she nudged her shoulder against mine, “If they know what purpose they serve.”

“Well, they probably don’t.”

“Why’s that?”

“Because, they’re fish?”

“Don’t think so low of the marine species.”

“Zippy, they’re little minnows. They’re so little they probably only live a few months. Why worry about their place in life.”

“I don’t know. Something of the simplicity of them is nice though, you must admit.” She gleamed ear to ear, “Imagine, if you were a little minnow, swimming down the creek.”

“Oh, crap.”

“What?”

“I have no clue. Do you really think there’s something out there that really cares about this little fish. Or even, you know, something out there that is looking down at us, talking about us like we’re little fish. Just tiny little minnows swimming down a stream, unsure of what fate lies ahead of us?”

“I do.”

INTERVIEW
It is my pleasure to welcome C.B. Burdette, author of Following Zippy, to Room With Books.

C.B., what do you do when you are not writing?

I work in film and television.  Though I adore acting, I much prefer the laptop and a cozy blanket.

Is there any particular author or book that influenced you in any way either growing up or as an adult?

Just one? Well…I can’t give just one. But I will say that C.S. Lewis has given me great insight as to how I should look at life and the world around me.

Can you tell us about your challenges in getting your first book published?

Learning that I needed to go the self-publishing route was the hardest challenge. I’d had a few publishers interested, but they were smaller and while small can be good, it just wasn’t a match. After a lot of debating I realized that I needed to go the non-traditional route. It’s given me much more creative freedom, and while it means that all of the marketing and editing and creating of the book lands on my own two shoulders, I feel it’s much more rewarding.

If you could have any superpower what would you choose?

The power to fly. How amazing would it be to have the ability to take off from wherever you are. Imagine it, you could just take off for a day trip to Germany, or Hawaii! Think of how much money you’d save on airfare!

What was your first job?

My grandmother raised birds and had a huge bird aviary. When I was 16 I would go over to her house and feed and water all of the birds.

What types of books do you write and who is your main audience?

Young Adult Fiction and Children’s Books. While I don’t market the Children’s Books as much as my YA novels, I sell a lot of them at craft fairs. They’re super fun to write as well.

My audience is those looking for a beautiful story to take them on an escape that will leave them with a better sense of the world around them.

Out of all of your characters, which is your favorite?

I know it’s going to sound silly, but I think Gabe is my favorite in Following Zippy. Of course he’s the main character and the story is told from his perspective, but I truly enjoyed writing about him. I felt as though my fingers were a way to get his story out. I loved how angst-y, yet sweet, he was.  That in addition to his character development is why I have to say he’s my favorite.

What does your writing schedule look like?

Like an obsessive sporadic schedule.  When I sit down to write….I really sit down to write, but it’s all a matter of me sitting down to write.

Do you use your OWN experiences?

While I don’t use any experiences I’ve outright had myself, I think there is a part of every author that somewhat leaks out through their writing.

Was it easy to pick the title for your book?

Fairly. Originally it was going to be ‘She Fell’, but Following Zippy was far more suitable to the nature of the book and Gabe’s following of her.

If you could pick one profession besides author, which would you choose?

Safari Woman. No joke. I just adore animals (vegetarian of 9 years, what, what?!) and think it would be amazing to work one on one with them….maybe even in the wild ;-)

What are you currently working on?

Currently I’m working on the three part book series told from three of the character’s perspectives. That and of course children’s books, I’m constantly popping those out.

FUN FACTS:

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Mmmm Butter Pecan Praline
Night owl, or early bird? Early Bird….gets the worm
Red, or white wine? Best of both worlds….a sweet red.
Roller Coasters or Water Rides? Roller coasters
Ocean or a pool? Pool. I have a mutual agreement with sharks. They stay in the ocean…and I stay on land.
Walking or fitness club? Crossfit!
Any last words? Carpe Diem!

Thank you, C.B., for chatting with us, and especially for allowing Room With Books to be part of your tour!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

C.B. Burdette grew up a gypsy at her parents hands. With a dad in the Air Force, she was able to experience life on the road, soaking up culture. After spending 6 years working as a model, she realized that the industry wasn’t much of what she was looking for in life. More often than not, C.B. felt like Jo Stockton in Funny Face and escaped into the world of film, where work is based on something more than beauty, something she could truly emote through. Between spending 12 hour days on set, and tending to her daughter and cat, C.B. escapes real life through writing fiction.

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And Justice For Some Book Blast

~ And Justice For Some ~

Dinner theater can be a death sentence—literally.

Actress Isobel Spice and her best friend Delphi Kramer are thrilled to finally have an opportunity to perform together, even if it’s just a cheesy interactive murder mystery at a judge’s lifetime achievement dinner. But when Isobel’s dramatic death scene is upstaged by a real murder and Delphi is left holding the still-smoking gun, Isobel drops the role of victim and assumes the role of detective. With the help of her precocious brother Percival and her reluctant temp agent James Cooke, Isobel peels back layers of deception to reveal a shocking abuse of power—and no shortage of suspects eager to deliver justice to a man who denied it to so many.

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The gun went off with a resounding report, and Isobel Spice staggered backward with a gasp. She tried to scream, but her breath caught in the back of her throat and all that came out was a gurgling, choking sound. Her eyes widened in horror as her hands, clutching her chest, came away red and sticky. She swayed precariously for a moment, but then her eyelids collapsed, her head fell back, and her knees gave way. She sank to the ground, arms and legs splayed at unnatural angles.

All was silent.

“Okay, that was way over the top.”

 Isobel sat up in the middle of the dance floor, wiping her hands on her stained shirt. She frowned at her friend, Delphi Kramer, who was still aiming the old-fashioned-looking derringer at her.

 

“That’s not your call.” Isobel turned to Peter Catanzaro, the burly, broad-shouldered, perennially stubbled producer and star of Murder à la Carte. “Was it too much?”

“Are you kidding? The cheesier, the better.” Peter offered a hand and pulled her to her feet. “Shakespeare it ain’t.”

Isobel snuck a glance at Delphi, whose blue eyes grew stormy. Isobel knew Delphi prided herself on her facility with the Bard’s iambs, and she, more than Isobel, felt they were slumming doing murder mystery dinner theater. Having won her point with Peter, however, Isobel took pity on her friend and, grabbing her arm, whispered a reminder: “A hundred bucks. And dinner.”

Delphi shook her off, and the gun bumped Isobel’s arm. Isobel let out a little shriek.

“Give me the gun,” Peter ordered. “That’s why you don’t get to handle the weapons except during rehearsal and performance.”

~ Author Joanne Sydney Lessner ~

Joanne Sydney Lessner is the author of BloodWrites Award-Winner The Temporary Detective (Dulcet Press, 2012), which introduces Isobel Spice, aspiring actress and resourceful office temp turned amateur sleuth. Isobel’s adventures continue in the novels Bad Publicity (Dulcet Press, 2013) and And Justice for Some (Dulcet Press, 2014). The Ghosts’ High Noon (Dulcet Press, 2014), an Isobel Spice short story, is available on http://joannesydneylessner.com as a free download. Inspired by the true story of the world’s most expensive bottle of wine, Joanne’s debut novel Pandora’s Bottle (Flint Mine Press, 2010) was named one of the top five books of 2010 by Paperback Dolls. Her play, Critical Mass, winner of the 2009 Heiress Productions Playwriting Competition, received its New York premiere at the Lion Theatre on Theatre Row in October 2010. She has written the book and lyrics to several musicals with her husband, composer/conductor Joshua Rosenblum, including the cult hit Fermat’s Last Tango, which received its Off-Broadway premiere at the York Theatre Company in November 2000, and Einstein’s Dreams, based on the celebrated novel by Alan Lightman. They are currently developing a musical based on Wilkie Collins’s The Haunted Hotel for the Signature Theatre Company in Arlington, Virginia. Joanne is also a regular contributing writer to Opera News.

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Misbehavior Release Day Book Blast

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Matthew “Val” Taylor, the Road Captain in the club, was introduced to sex at an early age. Saved from the streets by the club’s Enforcer and President years ago, Val now lives for women and the open road. Until the night the only woman he’s ever loved is almost killed. Val determines to change his ways and be the man Zoann Donovan should have and the father their son deserves.

Zoann has loved Val for a long time. Violence and bitter betrayal forces her to ignore her feelings and distance herself not only from the sexy RC, but her beloved brother, too. Until she discovers the truth. Can Zoann ever be forgiven for all the pain she’s caused? Will Val overcome his own demons and have a future with her and their son? Who will survive in an MC filled with lust and revenge, love and hate?

Warning: This is a tale of rape, murders, deception, heartache, lies, and infidelity. The road to redemption is a tumultuous struggle where only the strong survive and justice is served…Outlaw-style.

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Kathryn Kelly is living her dream and writing books.
Everyone who follows Kat on Facebook is well aware of her relationship with her mother. For those of you who are unaware, the following will offer you a taste.
To live in peace, Kat acknowledges she is a mom, but prefers to keep her personal life private. In spite of her momma. Kat has always been an avid reader and still devours books in her spare time. She also enjoys football, socializing, music, eating, and jokes. In her head, she’s the ultimate biker babe. In reality, she’s an ordinary girl-next-door and a native New Orleanian.
 
 

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Beautifully Awake Blog Tour

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Beautifully Awake

Beautifully Awake #1

by Riley Mackenzie

Genre: Contemporary Romance 18+

Publication Date: September 26, 2013

Event Organized by: Literati Author Services, Inc.

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~ Synopsis ~

Diagnosis: Sleep-running

Treatment: Truth

Prognosis: Beautifully Awake

Lili Porter hates the rain. Bad things happen in the rain. As a small town social worker dedicated to protecting children, she is forced to start over to escape her rural disaster. Determined to follow her father’s advice—head up and chin high—Lili finds herself in a new city, taking on a new system, this time healthcare. In doing so, she gets something she never expected, an intimate behind-the-scenes look at life in the hospital.

Lili learns that a surgeon’s hands have the power to heal more than physical wounds. And a prescription for truth can cure three years of sleep running and leave you beautifully awake

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~ Excerpt ~

I washed up and had just enough time to tug on a clean tank and thong and then climbed back into bed. I heard his footsteps. Excitement and relief washed through me. A small part of me feared he might have changed his mind, but my insecurity vanished the second his chiseled face appeared from the darkness.

His shirt hung open. He folded his arms across his chest and casually leaned against the wall, studying me like the MRI images he methodically memorized before each surgery.

“You moved?” His lips parted into a half grin, and he shook his head disapprovingly.

“You took too long.”

“You put clothes on.”

“You might need some new clothes.” I smiled.

“You’re f**king beautiful.”

Speechless.

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Beautifully Done

Beautifully Awake #2

by Riley Mackenzie

Genre: Contemporary Romance 18+

Publication Date: July 16, 2014

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~ Synopsis ~

Diagnosis: Borrowed time

Treatment: Trust

Prognosis: Beautifully Done

Asher Craig drives fast, flies high, and screws hard. But make no mistake, he’s a gentleman.

He learned way too young that we’re all on borrowed time. Fair or unfair, you only get one ride. He vows to live for the moment because it’s the only time he owns. The past is beyond his control and the future may not exist. With his only loyalties being his family, he thrives for that edge where plunging over is always in the realm of possibility.

When a beautiful familiar face tilts his axis, he re-examines everything and realizes that second chances are overrated and a lifetime of firsts are irreplaceable. In the end, it’s not her medical degree but his trust that needs to prove that the ride together is worth it … until it’s Beautifully Done.

***Author’s note***

Contains spoilers from Beautifully Awake. We highly recommend reading Chase and Lili’s story first.

For readers 18+

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Pain pierced my shin and I jerked back. “What the hell was that for?” I bitched at the half pint spit-fire, sporting auburn highlights this week. Sierra changed her hair color as often as her shoes. And my luck, tonight she was in some pointy fucking boots.

“You have a freakin’ plane? For real? You never told me you had a plane! Lil, did you know Green Giant had his own private plane. And he flies it?”  

“Hold up, Green Giant?” I questioned, trying to get a word in edgewise. These two women spoke their own estrogen dialect. It could get out of control, especially when Sierra went off on a tangent. And there it was, with both hands in the air, her drink–which I assumed was a margarita–splashed down the front of her light grey sweater dress. She didn’t flinch. Sam, on the other hand, jumped to pat the excess liquid off her c cups.

Cant. Make. This. Shit. Up.

Chase buried his head in his wife’s shoulder to hide his laughter, Lil bit her fingernail, and Dodd feigned a coughing fit.

In her oblivion, Sierra manually removed the red-headed beauty’s hand from her chest. “I’m good, no really. Besides, it’s all padding, babe. Breastfeeding sucks the life from the girls.” If Dodd shook his head one more time he was in serious jeopardy of herniating a neck disc.

“What part don’t you get?” Sierra focused back on me. “You’re eyes resemble those crazy contacts models wear and you’re a freaking giant.” Her contorted facial expression screamed, ‘Duh.’

“We’re about the same height, sweetheart.” I thumbed toward the two men standing on either side of me.

“Yeah, but he’s a quarterback.” She pointed to Chase. “He’s a linebacker.” She air kissed Dodd. “And you’re the sick ass wide receiver. You just look taller. Just cause.”

Since when did she follow football? My cell started ringing and luckily I didn’t have to find out. “On that note, excuse me.” I fished it out of my black suit pants and turned my back on the crew. It was her. My balls did a happy dance. F**k it, I was so screwed.

“Hey you.”

 

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~ About the Authors ~

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Yep. That’s an “s.” There are two of us!

We’re East coast girls separated by Long Island Sound who met in Physician Assistant School and have been besties ever since. We can safely say that thirteen miles of water does not get in the way because we talk or text, no exaggeration, at least 150 times a day. No, really, we do—about everything and nothing. Shockingly, we never (we mean never) run out of things to say. Umm, ever. We definitely laugh A LOT and we’re a tad sarcastic. And if we’re being totally honest, one or two people might have, on occasion, used our names and ‘dramatic’ in the same sentence. But it’s hard to trust the sources since they married us.

It only took twelve years, two husbands, five kids, two dogs, and a two-week vacation in Cape Cod later to decide the romance world needed a splash of medicine. Write what you know.

So you can easily find us at 4 o’clock on Bank Street beach with a glass of cold Prosecco brainstorming. And guaranteed if we bump into you, literally, it’s only because our iPhones are glued to our hands (totally out of our control) either writing or editing our next novel (and yes, it is possible to do from your iPhone, we mastered it … damn those straight quotations).

When we are not working on our book or reading the latest angsty romance on our kindles, you basically name it and we have it going on. Soccer, lacrosse, golf, swimming, dance, gymnastics, football, chess, baseball, basketball, skiing, ice skating, school, homework, and more school.
Oh yeah, did we forget to mention our careers in medicine?

Needless to say, we realized fast that something had to go, so we opted for sleep. It’s completely overrated (yet so AMAZING) and delirium makes everything funnier. Good thing we share a brain and can pretty much complete each other’s sentences (definitely weird, we know), otherwise it might have taken us two years to write Beautifully Awake rather than one.

So that’s our story, who we are … just add AUTHORS to the list!

10 Things you don’t know about us….

  1. We are physician assistants by day.
  2. Our drink of choice is Prosecco or you could always give us a seltzer.
  3. We are both photographer wannabes –just ask our hubbys and kiddos “come on just one more!”
  4. We are Aunts to each other kids.
  5. Our first choice on the menu is always fish.
  6. One of us is the decorator, one of us is the entertainer……ooo we could be party planners.
  7. Our favorite beach time is 4 o’clock to sunset.
  8. Sports…we know nothing, zero, zip.
  9. One of us has an irrational fear of sharks, the other spiders. Like real fear, heart attack fear.
  10. Reality TV is a no go for us, we pretty much hate it!

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