Archive for September 20th, 2018
The Perfect Guy (Wiley Brothers Book 4)
by Brenda Barrett
Genre: Women’s Fiction/African-American/Christian
2.99 at time of posting! Kindle Unlimited!
Five years ago Guy Wiley decided to help Lucia’s family anonymously by setting up a charity called the Farm Help Society. It was a brilliant idea. He got to save the girl he loved from a life of poverty, all while masquerading as a poor farmer. He wanted her to choose him for who he was and not his wealth.
The plan would have worked flawlessly, except that Ace Jackson was also interested in Lucia.
Ace was serious competition. He was a handsome doctor who liked Lucia and was not going to let Farmer Guy stand in the way of him having the beautiful girl of his dreams.
Now, Guy was in a quandary. Should he blow his cover so that he could level the playing field, or should he let Lucia decide who she wants to spend the rest of her life with, the poor farmer or the wealthy doctor?
Who would be the perfect guy for Lucia?
Noah (5th Street Book 1)
by Elizabeth Reyes
Genre: Adult Contemporary/Sports/Hispanic-American
FREE at time of posting!
Veronica Cruz has been through hell and back. After disconnecting with the world two years ago to be at the side of her dying mother, she’s left alone, unemployed, overweight, and feeling a decade older than her twenty-eight years. When her best friend coaxes her into joining the local gym to ditch her depression and rejuvenate her life, she meets Noah. Assigned to help Veronica lose weight, Noah is everything she expected a young trainer to be—perfectly chiseled, supportive and motivating. Add to that, he’s incredibly sexy. He’s everything she’s ever looked for in a man. What she least expected was for him to fall for her, but he has. There’s just one glaring problem: Noah is eight years younger.
Noah Quintanilla has his eye on a boxing title—someday. Down for a few months with an injury, his maintenance-boy pay at 5th Street Gym won’t cut it. He’s finally given the opportunity to train. The catch? His trainee is an out-of-shape woman with a free week pass. Taking on the challenge, Noah stumbles into one of the closest friendships he’s ever known, and before he knows it, he’s in love. But Veronica’s not having it—the age difference is too much. Their platonic relationship means having to watch her date other men—something that would make him crazy. Believing he’s the man for her, Noah sets out to prove that age is but an illusion, and there’s more to him than just a number.
When I was Puerto Rican: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)
by Esmeralda Santiago
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs/Hispanic & Latino
9.99 at time of posting!
One of “The Best Memoirs of a Generation” (Oprah’s Book Club): a young woman’s journey from the mango groves and barrios of Puerto Rico to Brooklyn, and eventually on to Harvard
In a childhood full of tropical beauty and domestic strife, poverty and tenderness, Esmeralda Santiago learned the proper way to eat a guava, the sound of tree frogs, the taste of morcilla, and the formula for ushering a dead baby’s soul to heaven. But when her mother, Mami, a force of nature, takes off to New York with her seven, soon to be eleven children, Esmeralda, the oldest, must learn new rules, a new language, and eventually a new identity. In the first of her three acclaimed memoirs, Esmeralda brilliantly recreates her tremendous journey from the idyllic landscape and tumultuous family life of her earliest years, to translating for her mother at the welfare office, and to high honors at Harvard.
Once Upon a Desert Moon: Three Book Collection – Volume 1
by Anna Lowe
Genre: Paranormal Romance/Werewolves & Shifters/Anthology
99¢ at time of posting! Kindle Countdown ending soon! (Returns to reg. price of 6.99)
3 suspenseful stories + 3 EXCLUSIVE BONUS scenes in one red-hot volume!
There’s more than meets the eye on Twin Moon Ranch, home to a pack of shapeshifting wolves willing to battle for life and love. In Desert Moon, lonely pack alpha Ty Hawthorne meets his match. If only his destined mate weren’t the daughter of a rival pack! In Desert Blood, sunny Cody Hawthorne faces the challenge of his life when a trio of vampires hunt down a beguiling woman who will never be accepted by his wolf pack. In Desert Fate, lone wolf and cop Kyle Williams comes face to face with all the good – and bad – of a troubled past. All three stories are packed with action, suspense, and romance! Each book is a complete standalone story — no cliffhangers.
Save $$$ over the price of three individual books and get 3 EXCLUSIVE BONUS SCENES that are ONLY available in this box set – nowhere else! Including Spring Hollow (a fun bonus scene to Desert Moon), Hot-Blooded Desert Nights (a steamy bonus scene to Desert Blood, and A Desert Valentine (a heartwarming bonus epilogue to Desert Fate).
* These are paranormal romances with adult content. The perfect read for fans of strong heroines, alpha heroes, werewolves and shapeshifters, red-hot cowboys, romantic westerns, paranormal suspense, action-adventure romance, and fantasy romance! If you enjoy the books of T.S.Joyce, Terry Bolryder, and Milly Taiden, you’ll love these dark & dangerous shapeshifter romances!*
A Man Walks into a Hardware Store
by Bernie Van De Yacht
Genre: Mystery & Suspense/Psychological Thriller
FREE at time of posting! Kindle Unlimited!
WHAT WOULD YOU SACRIFICE TO FIND TRUE HAPPINESS?
Terry Boyle is your typical small town guy. Friendly, kind to strangers, a devoted husband and father. A gentle soul quietly moving through life. But still waters run deep, and Terry’s inner turmoil derives from a secret that he can’t share with anyone.
As fate would have it, Terry’s guarded world is turned upside down the day he walks into a hardware store and meets Renee Patrick, a free-spirited beauty who is as tough as the nails she sells out of her family business. Unfiltered and unapologetic of her questionable lifestyle, Renee ignites a spark deep inside Terry.
As these two lost souls embark on an unlikely relationship, they are both forced to face secrets they have long kept hidden in order to survive. Now, each of them must decide if they will risk completely destroying their fragile existence in a last attempt to find true happiness.
Series: All or Nothing
Publication Date: September 7, 2018
Publisher: Garden Avenue Press
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Sports Romance
NBA superstar Malcolm James has everything—fame, money, and two beautiful kids—but no woman to call his own. When his ex, Charmaine Mouton, arrives in Houston to sing the national anthem at the All-Star Game, he can’t help but remember all the good times they shared, and he’s determined not to let her get away again.
Five years ago, Charmaine Mouton made the difficult choice to pursue a singing career and lost the love of her life in the process. Now a successful recording artist, when she sees Malcolm again, she decides to reach for the life she left behind.
But relationships take work, and Malcolm and Charmaine will have to put in the work if they want their love to last the second time around.
Ready for Love
As manager to some of the country’s hottest stars, Denise Mitchell has it all and then some. Fabulous career? Check. Brownstone in SoHo, NYC? Check. Enviable lifestyle? Check. She works hard, plays even harder, and lives life to the fullest.
Enter NBA superstar Drew Smith. Fine as hell, down to earth, and the best sex she’s ever had. But Drew is ready to settle down and change his ways, and he’s set his sights on Denise Mitchell. She’s his every fantasy rolled into one luscious package. The problem? She’s determined to keep their relationship casual.
Well…we’ll see about that.
Charmaine shifted in her seat and uncrossed her legs. “Excuse me, I need to go to the restroom,” she said to the group.
“I need to use the restroom myself. I’ll show you where it’s located.” Malcolm rose from his chair and pulled hers out. He knew from past experience that the restrooms were in a secluded corner of the restaurant and were easy to miss if you weren’t paying attention.
As they walked toward the restrooms, Malcolm’s hand grazed her lower back, close to the curve of her bottom. Charmaine’s back stiffened for a moment before her body melted into his touch. Once out of sight of the other diners, Malcolm let his hand drift to her bottom and squeezed. Still as juicy and firm as he remembered.
Charmaine’s low moan reached his ears and she stopped in the middle of the secluded hallway. Standing behind her, wrapping his arms around her waist, he ground his erection against her derriere, both of them gasping at the friction.
Malcolm guided Charmaine by the hips, steering them toward the alcove tucked past the restrooms. On his first visit to this restaurant, he had come by the alcove by accident while looking for the men’s room. He leaned down and nuzzled the curve of her neck, inhaling her scent, before placing a soft kiss there. When she moaned, he grinned and licked a path from beneath her ear to the curve of her neck. Once they got to the alcove he spun her around, plastered his front on hers, and braced her back against the wall.
Looking down into her dark brown almond-shaped eyes, all of those old feelings hit him. Not just the lust—although that still was his predominant thought—but all the small things that he used to love about her. Like her inability to hide her emotions from him and how she reacted to his touch.
“Mal…mmm…Malcolm, what are we…what are we doing?” Charmaine gasped.
He moved closer, pressing light butterfly kisses against her neck. She felt so good against him, and he loved the way she arched into his touch and wrapped her arms around his neck, pressing her body closer to his.
He almost didn’t respond to her question, but when she gasped his name and repeated her words, he pulled back, breathing harshly. Her skin was just as smooth as ever and he was dangerously close to being lost in her. His eyes met her dilated ones, and it took every bit of self-control he had not to devour her on the spot. Instead, he let the back of his hand caress the side of her face as he stared into her eyes.
“This is a proper greeting, not that sanitized one you gave me earlier,” he murmured.
“Proper greeting? Sanitized?” Charmaine choked out, her body slightly arching away from his embrace and arms loosening from around his neck.
“Yes, did you really think a simple ‘hi’ would be enough for me?” he asked.
“I thought saying hi after not seeing each other for years was an acceptable greeting. What did you expect?” she asked, head tilted to the side, body still leaning slightly away in his embrace.
“A hug to start off,” Malcolm murmured, drawing her back to his body as he focused his attention on nuzzling her neck.
“Well, you’re taking a lot more than a hug now,” she said, shivering.
He smiled against her neck and closed both eyes, squeezing her body a bit more tightly to his.
Ready for Love
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End Date: September 24, 2018 at 12:00 AM
NYORA RENÉ has always been an avid reader. She discovered a whole new world full of possibilities when she developed a love of reading. Nyora’s favorite books involve handsome, alpha male heroes, and beautiful strong heroines. When Nyora decided to follow her passion and write books, romance was the natural choice. Her goal is to create wonderfully strong characters who are lovable and real, the kind of characters she would want to read about. Her debut novel, Love Rekindled, hit the scenes in 2016 and was an Amazon bestseller. In addition to writing and reading, Nyora loves to spend time with her family and friends; she also loves shopping and traveling. She hopes to one day visit all 50 states, and has already checked off half of them. If you still want more, check out her website or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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