Friday’s Contemporary Romantic Picks- The Seduction by Lisa Renee Jones

A-ga_elCIAAW_dW-193x300A hot new erotic story by New York Times and USA Today Best Selling author Lisa Renee Jones…

 In part one of Rebecca’s Lost Journals, The Seduction, Rebecca meets the rich, darkly alluring man who will draw her into a passionate, intense affair and tempts her into erotic experiences she never thought she would dare.

  • Connection to The Inside Out Trilogy that has recently been optioned to STARZ for TV with Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland w/Johnny Depp) producing and includes exciting clues for the series readers but stands alone as it’s own exciting erotic story. 

 Also in the series: 

Part Two: The Contract
Part Three: My Submissive
Part Four: My Master
  • The Inside Out Trilogy includes IF I WERE YOU, BEING ME, and REVEALING US

Friday’s Find- Curveball by V K Skyes

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Book Four in the USA Today Bestselling Philadelphia Patriots Series of sports romances

Taylor Page has never wanted anything but a career in major league baseball. Through talent and guts, she’s finally landed a position as Assistant General Manager of the Philadelphia Patriots. The only problem is that most men in baseball still don’t take a woman exec seriously, especially a thirty-year old blonde with no on-field experience. She needs to do something big to convince her bosses she has what it takes to run a team.

Veteran Pittsburgh outfielder Ryan Locke’s career is in jeopardy when a suddenly unreliable throwing arm comes on top of rehab from a major injury. A single parent with a troubled daughter and an alcoholic mother to provide for, retirement is out of the question. Ryan’s best hope is for a trade to an American League team as a designated hitter, allowing him several more years of play.

When Taylor needs a replacement for an injured first baseman, she comes up with an innovative but risky idea: convince her boss to make a trade for Ryan Locke, and then convince the still talented slugger to play first base for the Patriots. With Ryan dead-set against that plan and both their careers on the line, neither Taylor nor Ryan can afford the explosive physical attraction between them. But despite Taylor’s best efforts to resist Ryan’s campaign of seduction, she’s not sure she’s got the willpower to keep from playing along.

“Curveball has it all, baseball, romance, sizzling chemistry and a hot alpha male.” ~ Cocktails and Books

Thursday’s Contemporary Romantic Picks- The Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst

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The sizzling first book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Marriage to a Billionaire trilogy by “one of the most exciting breakout novelists” (USA TODAY) Jennifer Probst.A marriage in name only…To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner, Alexa Maria McKenzie, casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend’s older brother—the powerful man who once shattered her heart. Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn’t believe in marriage, but in order to inherit his uncle’s corporation, he needs a wife and needs one fast. When he discovers his sister’s childhood friend is in dire financial straits, he’s offers Alexa a bold proposition.A marriage in name only with certain rules: Avoid entanglement. Keep things all business. Do not fall in love. The arrangement is only for a year so the rules shouldn’t be that hard to follow, right? Except fate has a way of upsetting the best-laid plans….

Review

“Full of nonstop sexual tension that crackles off the page.” —Laura Kaye, author of Hearts in Darkness

Review

“Jennifer Probst pens a charming, romantic tale destined to steal your heart” ~ NYT Bestselling Author Lori Wilde

“A passion that is explosive as the love that unfolds is tender, a beautiful happily ever after that encompasses everything; Jennifer Probst delivers a fiery and wild romance that goes straight to your heart.” ~ Maldivian Book Reviewers – 5 stars

“A charming, fast-paced story full of non-stop sexual tension that crackles off the page. The Marriage Bargain will hook you and leave you begging for more!”
~ Laura Kaye, Author of Hearts in Darkness

“Absolutely amazing! I was hooked from the beginning and couldn’t put it down.” ~ Kris, Bitten By Paranormal Romance

“THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN is one of the cutest stories I have read in a while. The story is highly amusing and kept me chuckling throughout when I wasn’t mopping the tears away.” ~ Kay Quintin, Fresh Fiction
“Loved it! ‘The Marriage Bargain’ had all the ingredients for the making of an amazing story: Childhood friends reunited, Marriage of convenience, Love spell gone astray, opposites attract and great chemistry.” ~ Sara, Harlequin Junkie Reviews
“I just had to read Jennifer Probst’s book after all the buzz about it on Twitter and Amazon and Goodreads, etc, and especially after I’d got an eyeful of that super-sexy cover…. And I can happily say I wasn’t disappointed. Yes, what’s inside the book is as sexy and gorgeous as that cover.” ~ Heidi Rice, USA Today Bestselling Author

“I am a huge fan of the whole ‘marriage of convenience’ storyline and I believe that Jennifer Probst put an interesting spin on it to make it fresh, fun and sexy – with a hint of sass!” ~ Romancing the Book

“I loved this book! Loved watching two people so opposite, who had no intention of falling in love, fall head over heels! I’m still smiling.” ~ Robin Bielman, author of Worth the Risk

“A contemporary romance you will love. 5 stars to The Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst.” ~ Book that Thing

“Jennifer Probst is quickly turning into one of my favorite authors!” ~ Author Susan Meier

“A classic marriage of convenience story brought right up to date with two compelling protagonists and the overflow of an animal rescue centre. This book will make you laugh out loud at points and wring your heart out at others. I loved it.” ~ Rachel Lyndhurst, author of Kidnapped by the Greek Billionaire

“There’s lots of humor in the story which makes for entertaining dialogue that never bores. I liked Jennifer Probst’s writing style which mingles witty, sweet and sexy in a way that’s very enjoyable to read.” ~ Bookish Temptations

“The storyline is that of a modern day arranged marriage with all the quirks of human emotion and vulnerabilities. It’s an engaging and slightly challenging read for which I was grateful that there was no instant love between the characters and lust wasn’t easily given in to. This author is definitely one to watch and readers of contemporary romance should absolutely read this story.” ~ Judy and Marianne from Long and Short Reviews

“THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN by Jennifer Probst is delightful, funny, clever, and a treat to read.” ~ Ms. Condit Reads Books

“From beginning to end, this is a cute, funny, and engaging tale.” ~ Alisha, Book Lovers Inc.

“It was light, fun, and a very quick read. Perfect for shaking you out of a bad mood.” ~ Jackie, Book Lovers Inc.

Wednesday’s Romantic Picks Freebie- Fatal Destiny by Marie Force

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Book 3.5 in the FATAL SERIES… Read after Fatal Consequences and before Fatal Flaw

 
With the week of their wedding finally upon them, Washington, D.C., Police Lieutenant Sam Holland and her fiancé, Senator Nick Cappuano, are at odds. In the aftermath of a tragic loss, they struggle to reconnect as the big day draws near, but their work keeps pulling them apart. When a new clue into a cold case surfaces, Nick asks Sam not to take any foolish chances before the wedding and to leave it alone for the time being.
Sam agrees, but she can’t let it go entirely and winds up trapped in an explosive situation. Then an unwelcome visitor from her past threatens her future happiness… With trouble at every turn, will Sam survive long enough to walk down the aisle?
Book 3.5: a Fatal novella from NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY and WALL STREET JOURNAL bestselling author Marie Force. Don’t miss Fatal Affair, Fatal Justice and Fatal Consequences, available now.
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The Fatal Series
Book 1: Fatal Affair
Book 2: Fatal Justice
Book 3: Fatal Consequences
Book 3.5: Fatal Destiny, The Fatal Wedding Novella
Book 4: Fatal Flaw
Book 5: Fatal Deception
Book 6: Fatal Mistake

 

About the Author

Marie Force is the New York TimesUSA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling, award-winning author of 25 contemporary romances, including The McCarthys of Gansett Island Series, the Fatal Series, the Treading Water Series and numerous stand-alone books. Her new series, The Green Mountain Series, is coming in early 2014. While her husband was in the Navy, Marie lived in Spain, Maryland and Florida, and she is now settled in her home state of Rhode Island. She is the mother of two teenagers and two feisty dogs, Brandy and Louie. Subscribe to updates from Marie about new books and other news at marieforce.com/subscribe/. Follow her on Twitter @marieforce. And on Facebook at facebook.com/MarieForceAuthor. Join one of her many reader groups! View the list at marieforce.com/connect/. Contact Marie at marie@marieforce.com.

Tuesday’s Contemporary Romantic Picks- The Way You Look Tonight by Bella Andre

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THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT is the newest book in Bella Andre’s New York Times and USA Today bestselling Sullivan series. Over a million books sold so far!

As a very successful private investigator who has caught most of the cheaters in Seattle with their pants down, Rafe Sullivan believes true, lasting love only happens once in a blue moon. Needing to get away from the city to clear his head, he finds the lake house where he spent the best summers of his life is now a wreck…but the sweet girl next door is all grown up and prettier than anything he’s ever seen.

While Brooke Jansen is happy making and selling chocolate truffles in her small Pacific Northwest lake town, she secretly longs to experience something wild. So when her favorite “Wild Sullivan” moves in again next door after more than a decade away, and sparks fly between them, she can’t stop wondering if being bad is really as good as it always seemed…and just how long it will be before she can find out.

But when their summer fling quickly spirals into deeper emotions than either of them were expecting, can they survive the heat between them? Or will Rafe make the biggest mistake of his life and end up losing the best thing that’s ever happened to him?

Author’s Note: While THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT can easily be read as a stand-alone story, you’ll likely enjoy reading the earlier Sullivan books, too.

THE SULLIVAN series

Book 1: THE LOOK OF LOVE (Chase)
Book 2: FROM THIS MOMENT ON (Marcus)
Book 3: CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE (Gabe)
Book 4: I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU (Sophie)
Book 5: IF YOU WERE MINE (Zach)
Book 6: LET ME BE THE ONE (Ryan)
Book 7: COME A LITTLE BIT CLOSER (Smith)
Book 8: ALWAYS ON MY MIND (Lori)

Watch for Mary & Jack Sullivan’s book, KISSING UNDER THE MISTLETOE, coming September 24, 2013!

REVIEWS
“I am so glad I found this series and if you haven’t read Andre yet, you are seriously missing out! Andre will shock you, make you laugh, turn you on with her incredibly seductive heroes and of course, make you fall in love with each book! Definitely an auto-buy author for me!”
~ Under the Covers Book Reviews

“Each book is so remarkable and you really come to love the characters. This series is incredible. It’s one of my favorites. If you haven’t started them yet, you are missing out!”
~ Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

“I am in love with the Sullivans. If you are looking for something SWEET and SEXY then The Sullivans companion series by Bella Andre is absolutely perfect for you. THEY ARE ALL AMAZING!”
~ Reading, Eating & Dreaming Book Reviews

“As the series continues, the stories keep getting better and better. We can always rely on Bella Andre to deliver a great love story. Read this book, read all of them and join the Bella Andre bandwagon – you won’t regret it.”
~ Natasha Is A Book Junkie Blog Reviews

“The perfect combination of sexy heat and tender heart.” Barbara Freethy, #1 NYT bestselling author

“Bella Andre writes warm, sexy contemporary romance that always gives me a much needed pick me up.” NYT Bestselling author Maya Banks

Monday’s Romantic Picks Freebie- Dane by Liliana Hart

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In this novella, bad boy, Dane MacKenzie, is coming home to Surrender, Montana. It’s been ten years since he left the woman he loved behind to make a name for himself, and now he’s bound and determined to claim her once and for all.

But Charlotte Munroe has no desire to welcome home the Prodigal Son with a fatted calf. The bitterness of Dane’s betrayal runs deep, and she has no plans of letting him back into her life. Especially since she’s trying to protect the son Dane isn’t aware exists from heartbreak, since she’s sure he’s only going to walk out of their lives again.

Other Erotic Titles by Liliana Hart
Thomas
Riley
Cooper
The Madam Duchess
Double Jeopardy
Who’s Riding Red?
Paradise Disguised