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Cover Reveal: Not Enough by Leigh Ann Lunsford- 11/25/13

Cover Reveal for Not Enough by Leigh Ann Lunsford


Synopsis:
Brielle Parker has her life in front of her; she just does not know how to live it. After years of not being enough for her parents, or the dreams she once had, how did one man Colby James show her she was actually more than enough?

Raised by her grandparents with her three siblings, Brielle was loved, no doubt. However, her grandparents were taken too soon, and she was left with her older sibling to try to raise her younger ones. She couldn't help but let the doubts take over her life. Would she ever be enough? Then Colby walked in and changed everything, and just when she was facing her fears and falling in love for the first time, Colby ripped her heart out. 

Will they be able to get past their mistakes to live the life they both want? Did Colby finally break Brielle when all he wanted to do was protect and love her? You can rebound from some mistakes, but some you just have to learn from and walk away. The love they have is true and pure, but will they finally be enough for each other?



About the author:
Leigh Ann Lunsford is stay at home mom turned author. She writes Romance/New Adult and loves her happily ever after in all books and movies. She lives with her husband, son, and four dogs in Fleming Island, Florida. When she isn't writing or reading you can find her stuck in front of really bad reality shows or watching Sons of Anarchy. Leigh Ann has a filthy mouth and a huge amount of sarcasm that knows no end. She hopes to give the voices in her head an outlet with many more novels to come.

Social Media/Email:

Email:             lalunsfordauthor@gmail.com
Goodreads:   https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7382702.Leigh_Ann_Lunsford

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Santuary of Mine Promo- S. Pratt: 11/25/13



Sanctuary of Mine
Author: S. Pratt 
Release Day: July 13, 2013 
Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17663751-sanctuary-of-mine?from_search=true

Synopsis: THIS IS A NEW ADULT NOVEL. RECOMMENDED FOR 17+ YEARS DUE TO SEXUAL CONTENT AND SOCIAL SITUATIONS

When you see someone who looks like they need saving, you save them right? Mackenzie Deeks is struggling. Outwardly she plays the tough guy and acts like being a young adult with an eating disorder is no big deal. Inside, she's crumbling. Ever since her parents’ divorce, the only way she has been able to feel in control of her life is by purging the despair that has its grips on her and won't let go. Tyler Redding knows when someone needs help - he's seen it before. This time, though, he's not going to take no for an answer. From the moment he first sets his sights on Mackenzie, he's unable to think of anyone else. But how can he focus on a football career when all he wants to do is date the most unassuming person he's ever met? As their lives become intricately entwined, it becomes more than wishful thinking when Mackenzie and Tyler find each other again as adults. With successful careers, a beachside lifestyle and each other’s love to contend with, life should be pretty damn good. But just when they think they’ve found their wonderful kind of normal, their perfect world comes crashing down. It’s going to take a lot to keep Mackenzie from succumbing to old habits, but Tyler thinks he might just be the one to save her for good.



Author Bio: Shelly is a multi-genre author who lives on the east coast of Australia in northern New South Wales with her husband and two children. Shelly's breakout novel, Ruined and companion novella, Ruining Angel are contemporary romance fiction books available on kindle and print from the Amazon store. Sanctuary of Mine is a New Adult Romance and available in print and kindle on Amazon. (Graphic Design by Cover It Designs). Beloved Soul by Shelly Pratt is available through Amazon and is published through Eternal Press. Please note that Beloved Soul's cover artwork, editing and publication is all done through Eternal Press. Editing acknowledgements go to those who are listed on each individual book title. Earlier novels written by Shelly will now all be published under Stevie Harlow. Slight title modifications have been made, but ALL of this information will be made clearly visible to readers so there will be no confusion to those who have previously purchased these books. You can find all of the Stevie Harlow Novels on this website in the menu above. Just hover and click!

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 Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6477823.S_Pratt
Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/S.-Pratt/e/B0091JVCVM/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_2?qid=1383186624&sr=8-2
Twitter: https://twitter.com/authorprattster
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Website: http://shellypratt.net/

 Excerpt:
 MACKENZIE
We weave in and out of a few side streets before we stop beside a black Harley motorcycle. Scanning the street, I’m still looking for his car when he removes two helmets from the storage compartments on either side of the bike. He replaces the helmets with our gear and then turns to me. ‘Where’s your car?’ ‘It’s my dad’s. The bike’s mine, it’s easier to park down here when it gets this busy.’ ‘Oh.’ ‘Come here and let me put the helmet on you.’ He steps closer to me to meet me half way, and our bodies inadvertently brush together. His chest feels hard and muscled, evidence of a lot of exercise. He looks older than a seventeen year old, and I can see what the attraction would be for other girls – me included. It makes me absently wonder who the spare helmet was for. A ‘just-in-case’ or did it belong to an ex-girlfriend? I push those thoughts quickly from my head. There is no way I need the baggage of jealously along with all the other shit that goes on in my head. ‘Keep still.’ His breath tickles my face, the smell of barbeque sauce lingering on his breath. I know it sounds funny, but it makes me want to eat him. My eyes focus on his mouth as he slides the helmet onto my head. His fingers work their magic with the chin strap and soon have the clasp done up. He’s momentarily frozen, eyes drinking me in, seemingly searching my soul for something. What, I don’t know. His fingers graze my cheeks before cupping my jaw, his thumbs rubbing lightly over my bottom lip. I’m finding it hard just to breathe right now. We are all alone in the side street, shaded from the glaring sun by the apartment buildings. The world seems to continue to move on at its rapid pace behind us, and yet here, time is frozen. He bites his own lip and I start to plead silently to myself. Please kiss me, just this once. Just kiss me once and I will never ask for anything else! I know it’s a lie, but I can’t help myself. It appears that I too am impervious to his charms. ‘Don’t …’ he begs. I’m confused. ‘Don’t what?’ I barely get the words out. ‘Don’t look at me like that.’ His eyes are pleading with me, but I studiously ignore them. ‘Why not?’ ‘Because if you don’t stop looking at me like that then I’m going to have to kiss you.’ It’s clearly a challenge, testing to see what my reaction will be. He’s being cautious with me, and I wonder if this is the way he usually behaves. ‘Well, I promise I won’t complain if you do.’ That’s a pretty bold statement, especially coming from me. I don’t know what’s come over me. All I know is that when I’m with Tyler, I want to have fun. I want to be fun. His jaw clenches, I can see the muscle working hard as he bites his teeth together. I briefly wonder what his hesitation is, before he closes his eyes and leans in towards me. Oh crap, this is it! He’s actually going to do it! I’m not ready, I’m not ready. All thoughts escape me as he moves towards my lips. My nostrils fill with his scent; deodorant mingling with the salt from the ocean, tantalising my senses and surrendering me helpless. His mouth gently closes over mine, breath hot as our lips fuse. My eyes close as I succumb to his kiss. There is nothing else on this planet, except for both of us, right here, right now. There is no eating disorder, no broken family, none of the unhappiness that has plagued me for years. All that exists is this blissful, tranquil moment – imprinting onto my young mind, cataloguing it for later when I want to remember my first, proper kiss. My mouth parts as his tongue seeks to delve into mine. I grant him permission, letting him take the lead. Our lips move so easily with one another’s that it manipulates me into thinking that his mouth was made for mine. My brain argues with me how idiotic that sounds, but a girl with a crush will not be reasoned with. When we finally break apart, we are both left breathless and stunned. ‘Wow,’ he says huskily. You got that straight.

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J.M Witt Cover Reveal for Letting Go: 11/24/13


Letting Go by J.M. Witt
Tentative Release is Early December 2013


Synopsis:
When your past threatens to destroy your future; how long will you hang on before Letting Go?
Cassidy Charles is picking up the pieces of her life after another terrible tragedy.  The last thing she's looking for is love.  James bursting back into her life is the last thing she expected, but possibly everything she needs.  She can’t deny the attraction, but can she get past the fact that he may be the reason she’s lost so much?  He opens up a whole new world to her that she’s only dreamed about and that she easily falls into.  As a result, her relationship with him reveals secrets from her past she thought were long forgotten.
James Benedict III, local playboy and successful real estate investor hasn’t stopped thinking about her since that fateful night all those months ago.  He has her back in his life, but for how long?  Forever if he has anything to say about it.  As more and more secrets from her past are revealed, his own demons and tragedies loom overhead threatening to destroy everything he's built and done for her.  He wants her in his life, but because of him her world comes tumbling down, again.    
Will they discover that the love they have is strong enough to survive everything and everyone trying to tear them apart before it’s too late?
Goodreads link
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18780146-letting-go?ac=1

Teaser:
“Cassidy, I’d like to take you to dinner.”  I choke on my cappuccino and start coughing uncontrollably.  He stands up and comes back with a bottle of water.  He hands me the water as I’m getting my bearings back.  “Is it that shocking that I’d ask you to dinner?”
I’m a little dumbstruck.  “Um, well, I just, I…”
He sits down next to me, places the bottle of water he just gave me on the table and takes my hands in his.  “Cassidy, I know you felt it all those months ago.  I felt it too and I still do.  A day hasn’t passed that you haven’t crossed my mind.  There’s something here,” he motions between our bodies.
I’m looking at our hands and it’s there; the electricity.  I look up at him and a shudder has me rolling my shoulders, my heart starts racing and I clench my thighs together trying to subdue the throb between them.  Before I can say a word he’s leaning in and tucking a loose piece of hair behind my ear.  He cups my face and gently touches my lips with his own.
How many times have I fantasized about this very moment?  A million, at least.  I accept his kiss knowing that if Cecily finds out I’ll probably get canned.  Both of his hands are on my face now.  His lips are gentle and feel better than I ever dreamed.  I mold my lips to his and inhale his sweet breath.  His tongue gently runs across my upper lip.  I slide closer to him and place my hands on his lapels.  Our tongues begin a torrid dance that has my entire body standing at attention.  It’s a kiss I’ll never forget and one I never want to end.
I work my hands up his neck and to the tie holding his hair and can’t resist removing it.  I’ve been dying to run my hands through his hair since that first night I saw him.  He encourages me with a groan and starts kissing my jaw and works his way back to my ear.
“James…we should stop,” but my actions betray my words as I drag his mouth back to mine.
“Shut up, Cassidy.”
Before I know it he pulls me into his lap.  I’m not sure how he managed it.  His hand is on my hip and I can feel his erection straining against my thigh.  I feel my own hair fall from its tie, and he’s tugging on it gently.  It feels wonderful and I’m moaning into his mouth.  I’m barely aware of my phone ringing.  I slowly pull my face away from his.  “Shit.  I have to get that.”
“Cassidy, let it ring.”
“It could be Cecily,” I plead as I try to slide off his lap.  I echo his groan of disapproval.  I remain on his lap and strain to grab my phone.  I look at the number and I don’t recognize it.  I send it to voicemail.  “I don’t know the number.  If it’s important they’ll leave a message.”
I toss the phone down on the couch beside us.  I feel his arms tighten around me.  I need to get closer to him so I reposition myself.  I straddle his lap as his mouth assaults mine.  I help him out of his jacket as he starts fumbling with the buttons on my blouse.  He rolls his hips and hits my core just right and my stomach drops.  I moan into his mouth and pull his shirt out of his pants.
“You like that,” he whispers in my mouth as he continues rolling and grinding his hips into me.  I’m clinging to him now and sucking his ear.  “You’re making me wild Cassidy.”
“Oh God, I’ve dreamed of this, of you for so long.”  
“Fucking hell, I’m so sorry.”  We’ve been caught in the act.
Red-handed.
I jump off his lap and he’s up almost as quick and is shielding me with his body.  I peek around his shoulder and see Lena and a security guard standing in the doorway.


Author Bio
I’m a stay-at-home mom with four young children and one extremely supportive husband.  We’ve been married for nine years and reside in Highland, Michigan.
I've dreamed of writing romance novels since I was little. After having baby #4, who may or may not have been fathered by Christian Grey, I decided it was time to pursue my dreams.
When I'm not volunteering at the schools of my children, running to various appointments, enjoying time with my friends and my book club, dating my husband, or avoiding cleaning my house, I'm writing!
I love music and believe that books and music can't exist without the other.  My goal is for you to read more than a good book, but for you to have an experience!

Social Media Links
Facebook: http://www.jmwittbooks.com
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7383525.J_M_Witt
Website: http://www.jmwittbooks.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WittyMomTo4

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Taming the Boy Next Door by MJ Carnal


Amy's Review: I was given an ARC in favor of a review on MJ's Book Blog Tour.
I love the Moretti Boys, they are super sexy & sweet! They have this amazing friendship which consists of love, honesty & loyalty. I loved Mark & Ryan's story and now I love Caleb's story also. Caleb & Jena have this inner connection while Jena treats Mark after his accident. You can see the sexual pull between them but Caleb has a girlfriend. It's lovely to see them get closer & closer at a slow pace & not just jump straight in. Jena has her secrets which hurt Caleb but you have the need to hug Jenna after what she went through. I loved how Kevin stepped up & helped her & stayed at her side even though it was hurting Caleb. I couldn't put this book down as I had to see how Caleb & Jena worked everything out, it was heartbreaking but it was well worth it. Simply loved Caleb & Jena. Looking forward to Kevin's story. <3 Amy

Synopsis: Taming the Boy Next Door 

Caleb Allen was your typical boy next door. Growing up in a prestigious suburb of Los Angeles, he lived a life most only dreamed about. As one of the original Moretti men, he caught the eye of countless women with his clean cut good looks and chivalry. But behind closed doors, he commanded attention, becoming a dominant force that was anything but timid. 

After a misunderstanding that jeopardized the wellbeing of the group and a near fatal accident that nearly cost him his best friend, Mark Moretti, Caleb was determined to become the loyal and devoted man he had been in the past. The minute Dr. Jena Turner stepped from the ICU with news of Mark’s condition, Caleb’s world spun off its axis. Several chance encounters only deepened his desire to make her his. He longed to prove that the life he preferred was one of pleasure and passion. 

But, Jena Turner has a secret that haunts her. Hiding from her past, a simple moment in the heat of passion sends her running in fear. An unlikely confidant can either push her back into Caleb’s arms or give him a taste of his own medicine. 

Can Jena step into a lifestyle that reminded her of the darkest day of her past? 
Broken and defeated, Caleb questions everything he knows about love. Can he prove to Jena that love is worth the risk or will he watch her walk out of his life forever? 

Taming the Boy Next Door is the third novel in the Moretti Novels by MJ Carnal. 

About the Author:MJ Carnal lives in Lexington, South Carolina
with her husband, gorgeous daughter and two loving and super furry dogs. She spends her days in the world of neurosurgery but her nights in a world she creates on paper. When she isn't writing, you can find her watching episodes of The Walking Dead with her hubby, having tea parties with Princess Caroline, Singing karaoke for anyone that will listen and reading just about anything she can get her hands on. The Moretti Novels are her first published works.
She loves to hear from fans, fellow writers and book lovers. Find her online at www.facebook.com/mjcarnalauthor 
www.mjcarnalauthor.com 

Model: Paul Hagen, www.facebook.com/phagen17 


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