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#NEW “Bound to Favor” by Kiru Taye

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Bound to Favor

by Kiru Taye

Genre: Literature & Fiction/Cultural/African-American/Romance


Kamali Danladi has sworn never to get married again. But his meddling mother is bent on hitching him to any eligible female that comes along to the next family gathering. There’s only one thing for it. Get fake-hitched to his executive assistant. If anyone is more averse to marriage than he is, it’s her. So they’ll be perfect together. Or at least, they’ll fake perfect together.

Ebun Forson doesn’t do families. She certainly doesn’t do festivities. So when she has to spend a week playing fiancée to her boss, how is she going to cope with the extensive Danladi kinsfolk without breaking out in hives? Her next shopping trip funded by the bonus he’s giving her should more than make up for the inconvenience.

However, she soon finds the real threat is to her heart. The dark and intense Kamali behaves as if he sees through to her soul, making her almost forget that this is all an act. In any case, someone with a past like hers doesn’t deserve a happy ever after, surely.

Bound to Favor is a story about learning to heal from emotional pain and finding love in the most unexpected places.

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“Freddie Untangled (The Essiens Book 7)” by Kiru Taye #NewRelease

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Will Freddie and Kike get a happy future together? Well, you can find out now because Freddie Untangled is out at your favourite eBook retailer.

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Kike has struggled for years to break out of the chains of her marriage to Lekan. After moving out of the Ogun estate, she has to cope with condemnation not just from family and friends but from unseen followers as the story of her relationship with Freddie becomes media fodder. She’s finally free to love a man who loves her but is she about to lose everything else that matters to her?

Freddie has a new family—Kike and the kids—and he has to pull out all the stops if he is to outwit a powerful sociopathic pastor as well as and deal with ghosts from his past that come to haunt him. He will do whatever it takes to keep the woman he loves safe but the price might be his sanity and his life.

Lekan is not about to give up on a woman he sees as his property and uses every weapon in his arsenal to get Kike back, including following through on the threats he made.

With the odds stacked up against Kike and Freddie, is a happy future together even possible? Will they ever be out of Lekan’s reach?

This story unravels in two instalments—this is the second part and not a standalone.

The first part, Freddie Entangled is out now.

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“Denai Storm (Excalibar Investigations Series)” by Tiffany Shand #NEW

Title: Denai Storm

Author: Tiffany Shand

Genre: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal Romance

After her husband, Jason is kidnapped, Denai witch Cate McCray will stop at nothing to get him back. Along with her team of enforcers, Cate and her allies venture into the country of Setara to find Jason and bring him home.

But going into the heart of the Covenant’s territory comes with its own risks and saving Jason could have dangerous repercussions. Back at home, the team faces a killer lurking on the streets of their city. What kind of new enemy have the Covenant sent after them now, and what price will they all have to pay for going up against them?


With a wave of her hand, Cate sent the Elody crashing to the floor.

“Guards, stop her!” Elody screamed.

Blasts of kinetic energy hurtled towards Cate. She raised her hand, deflecting it away from her as she advanced towards Elody.

“Charlie? Drake? Where are you?” Steve asked. “We’re under attack.”

“We’re kind of busy right now, Dad,” Charlie answered.

“Remember that stunner I gave you for your birthday? Did you bring it?”

She felt in the pocket of her dress. “You said only use it in a dire emergency. Of course, I brought it.”

“Good. Use it on Cate and get the hell out of there.”

Drake yanked Charlie out of the way as a kinetic blast came at them. She felt the burn of invisible energy against her skin. Drake hurled fireballs at the Devas which barely stunned them.

“What about Jason?” Charlie prompted, pulling her stunner out of her dress. “We can’t just leave him here.”

“We—” Steve cried out.

Charlie’s heart stopped for a moment. “Dad? Dad, are you okay?” she asked. “Jalen? Alva? Are you there?” She glanced at Drake when no response came. “You need to go. Go help my dad, I’ll stay here with Cate.”

“Not bloody likely!” Drake protested.

She’s fists clenched. What was it with men and their over protectiveness? Hell, she might be younger but she was still a McCray.

A Deva came at them, about to strike Drake. “No!” Charlie cried. A blast of energy shot out of her hand, sending the Death Dealer crashing across the floor. She looked down at her hand in surprise. “That’s new.” She met Drake’s gaze. “Please, I can’t lose my dad and it looks like I can handle myself against the Devas.”

Drake’s jaw clenched. “I will be right back. If anything happens, I will not be happy with you, little witch.”

Drake shimmered out as Charlie turned her attention back to the battle. More Devas seemed to be appearing, Cate took them out one by one. How long before the blood rage finally consumed her?

Charlie raised her hand but nothing happened. Whatever strange power she had channeled wouldn’t be triggered so easily. She’d panicked before; so she gave into her panic and raised her hands. An invisible whirl of energy sent the Devas crashing away from her aunt and made Charlie’s long brown hair stand on end.

Elody hurled her own power at Cate, sending her staggering back a step. Cate raised her hand again, locking Elody in place.

Charlie grinned. Good, no witch could escape the control of the Grand Mistress, the leader and high priestess of all witches. Another Death Dealer came at her, clutching her by the throat before she could react. She gasped, hands flaying as she tried to fight him off.

Devas were strong; his hand locked around her throat like a vice. Charlie tried to summon her new ability again, nothing happened. Nor could she call out to Cate. Instead, she reached up, grasping the Deva’s throat. Charlie’s Denai medium powers usually only worked on spirits, but still, she reached out to compel him just as she’d seen her aunt do. Her eyes flashed black as she unleashed the power of her own touch on him. The Deva laughed, then his eyes widened as his body exploded in a burst of silver sparks.

Cate clenched her hand into a fist when she set her sight on Vicus. The Deva leader gasped as her power locked him in place.

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Tiffany Shand started writing short stories when she was a child. She has always done writing in one form or another and started writing novels in her early teens.

Tiffany loves to read books and discovered her love for fantasy and paranormal romance.  She writes both non-fiction and fiction and loves helping writers to build their author platforms.

After doing a creative writing course in her early 20s, she is now a freelance writer and professional editor.

Tiffany lives in Essex with her two spoiled cats and one very nutty hamster.

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“FURY: Paranormal Shape Shifter Romance (Devils Point Wolves Book 6)” by Eliza Gayle

“FURY: Paranormal Shape Shifter Romance (Devils Point Wolves Book 6)

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Release Date: August 28, 2017

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A little fury never hurts… Until the FBI comes knocking.

Sawyer didn’t make it out of the destruction of Club Diablo without scars. Lots of them. They criss cross his body from head to toe. His pack is trying to help him recover, but between the smothering and the whispers, he’s not interested. Once again his life has been destroyed by hunters and this time he doesn’t want to start over. He wants revenge. He definitely doesn’t want to babysit some Fed, no matter how many of his buttons she pushes.

Penelope Bishop has always wanted to prove herself as one of the top profilers for the FBI, but she’s had to struggle to get out of her father’s infamous shadow. Finally, she’s been given a chance to show she can handle a high-profile case on her own. She’s sent to Devils Point Island to profile the suspect who planted an explosive in a strip club. Except what she finds doesn’t fit any profile she’s ever seen and the local assigned to help her is more interested in the chip on his shoulder and what color panties she wears.

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“Incognolio” by Michael Sussman #NewRelease

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Genre: Magical Realism/Thriller & Suspense

Release Date: August 9, 2017


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Bewildered but lovable author, Muldoon, is trapped in the dreamlike narrative of his own surrealistic novel. Beginning with just a title—Incognolio—he enters a bizarre fictional realm that plunges him into an identity crisis of anguishing proportions. Is he writing a story in which his stillborn twin sister has come to life, or is he the one who died at birth and it’s his sister who’s writing the novel? Guided only by the whims and dictates of his subconscious mind, Muldoon must unravel the mystery of Incognolio and write his way to freedom or succumb to madness.

Abandoned by a cackle of laughing hyenas, Michael Sussman endured the drudgery and hardships of a Moldavian orphanage until fleeing with a traveling circus at the age of twelve. A promising career as a trapeze artist was cut short by a concussion that rendered him lame and mute. Sussman wandered the world, getting by on such odd jobs as pet-food tester, cheese sculptor, human scarecrow, and professional mourner while teaching himself the art of fiction. He now lives in Tahiti with Gauguin, an African Grey parrot.

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Back in the Groove

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Aidan J. Reid

I finally got the monkey off my back.

A short-story first conceived at the end of 2016 threatened to forever remain a work-in-progress. It was high time I released something new. My last published piece was the short story Spectrum in June ’16.

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“Where Dreams Merge” by Maureen Driscoll

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“Where Dreams Merge (Jasmine Cottage #2)”

Author: Maureen Driscoll

Genre: Historical Romance/Victorian/Gothic

Release Date: July 20, 2017

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The second book in the Jasmine Cottage Victorian Romance series follows Grace Moore as she matches wits with writer Carter Beckett, the Earl of Wainwright.

Grace Moore has avidly followed the career of Carter Beckett, who pens pieces for a London newspaper. Never shy to contradict him, she has sent him several letters about his work. What she didn’t expect was for the man himself to visit the country not far from where she lives, even more handsome in real life than his pen and ink picture in the paper.

Carter Beckett is restless. He is attempting to write a novel, but the words simply will not come. However, once he meets the lady who has been his most outspoken critic, he realizes he has finally found his muse. Once the two begin writing letters to each other through alter egos, love of the written word turns into the love of a lifetime.

WHERE DREAMS MERGE is the story of two people reaching beyond their day-to-day lives to find love. This book contains explicit language and graphic sexual scenes. If you don’t like sex with your books, this one isn’t for you, though the author hopes all readers end up with their soul’s mate.


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Maureen DriscollFirst things first: a huge thank you to Jennifer Omner at for the book covers and designs. An equally huge thank you to Joanna DeGeneres at Joanna for the author photo.

Maureen Driscoll is an Emmy-nominated writer-producer in Los Angeles whose credits include “MADtv,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and Nickelodeon’s “BrainSurge.” She was also a recipient of a Walt Disney Studios screenwriting fellowship, where she wrote a romantic comedy based on her rather painful divorce. The script didn’t make it to the big screen, but it did teach her a few things about happily ever after.

Before moving to Hollywood, Maureen spent nearly a decade working on Capitol Hill. Her novel DATING GEORGE CLOONEY is a political satire inspired by her time there.

WHERE DREAMS MERGE is the second book in the Jasmine Cottage series, set in early Victorian England. It follows two Regency series, one about the Kellington family and the other about the Emersons.

Maureen loves hearing from her readers on Facebook at Maureen Driscoll Author, Twitter, Goodreads, and

She is very, very appreciative of her readers and thanks people for taking the Kellingtons, the Emersons and the residents of Jasmine Cottage to heart.




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