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Looking for a Weekend Read?

Weekends are great for settling down with a book, although sometimes we don’t have a lot of time. Play the Game is perfect, it can be read in one sitting.

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Going on a first date is always daunting, and more so for Stella,

I was an idiot. Why would I ever agree to go to a posh hotel for dinner with a hot guy? Who was I kidding? Food! The thought of a hot meal made my stomach grumble. The last time I ate anything hot was payday in the work’s canteen.

Looking at the pile of clothes on the bed, I realised that each piece of clothing had been tried on and discarded, and now my wardrobe was bare. I couldn’t recall the last time I went on a date or bought something new.

It was awkward, as guys generally asked questions. I couldn’t tell anyone about my circumstances or my dad. Anyway, who’d believe me?

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Satisfying your Desire

Love Under fire #2

 

I’m still reading this mega volume of novels. Love Under Fire, and as it says on the first picture is twenty-one novels in one book.

I first blogged about it here, and this time, I haven’t read other books in between. I haven’t needed too.

Lily’s Homecoming Under Fire by Anna Celeste Burke, was the one I mentioned in the last blog. I wasn’t sure I was going to finish it, as I found it a little confusing. I did, and quite liked it by then, although I did find having so many characters a little confusing.

I also mentioned in my last blog about this book, that Lily had a lot of positive reviews on Amazon. I went back to look and couldn’t find the book. I then did a Google Search and came up with a blog about it. So I went to the buy links and checked out iTunes, Barnes and Nobel, and Kobo. It had gone. So as of the time of me writing it looks likes it has been pulled.

It is still on Goodreads, along with several reviews, so it did exist, honestly!! However, despite that, I shall continue with my review of the book. And more importantly, it looks like each of the novels are now available separately.


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Having read the five novels from this book, I would still recommend it, if you can find a copy.

I finished Lily’s Homecoming Under Fire and it’s a good tale full of twists and turns. Personally I found it a little confusing with so many different characters. I had to keep going back to check who was who. Perhaps, though, it’s just me, because the storyline was all there and I’m sure you will enjoy it.

Next one was The Turning, and it said Book 1. I’m not a lover of series, that’s just me as a book blogger and writer, I always have a long reading list. As I reader, and previous to me doing this, I loved book series. Now I don’t want to start a book that may leave me hanging and feeling the need to have to buy a second one to find out what happened. So I left that one.

Next up was Margaret Daly’s Monster in My Closet. I really enjoyed this one. It was a simple storyline with not many characters. Girl has a secret, reader tries to guess from clues. Girl meets boy, romance blossoms. Love never runs smoothly with twists and turns before the end. It’s the second book I’ve read from this author and I like her nice easy style of writing. There was plenty of intrigue to keep me guessing and I whizzed through it because I literally couldn’t put it down, always wanting to know what happens next.

That story was a hard act to follow, as I turned the page to Two Hearts Under Fire by Tamara Ferguson. I’ve never read this author, but knew her name. She constantly tweets – in fact, she tweets one of my books regularly. When I changed the cover, I contacted her, thanked her for retweeting, and asked if she would change the it. She never did. I asked her again and then came to the conclusion she doesn’t do Twitter, it’s just one of those platforms that continually roll out tweets with no human intervention!

I’ve seen her name around Facebook too, so it was interesting to see what she writes. I was quite shocked. I’ve never seen such a prolific writer. She has loads of books and series. Wow! And if all of are of this calibre, she probably has a big following.

This was a great all action story that started out in Iraq with a soldier in combat. He then has to go on the run when he returns to the US, and takes a woman with him. Their romance, the twists, and the action made this another great read.

All in all, I’m really enjoying this book, and will continue with the next story, Running Horses by Suzanne Jenkins.

So no buy links today. After I’ve read some more stories, I will report back and perhaps by then Love Under Fire may make another reappearance. I hope so, anyway.

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The Lost Angel

Screen Shot 2018-11-11 at 10.04.05Genre: Crime Thriller Mystery

Description

Eddy Kovakx robs the Lost Angel, Central City’s newest night club, owned by mob boss Victor Renetti. Pulling off the job was the easy part. Now, on the run with his partner’s broad, the sultry Kimmie Saint Clair, he also has an unstoppable PI on his trail. Jack Malone is in hot pursuit thanks to the sadistic mobster Victor, putting a price on his head. Can Eddy and Kimmie get away with the money and their lives? Or will Jack Malone get his mark? Danger, mystery, and adventure in the noir thriller.

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Sometimes its great to feature someone else review of a book.

“The Lost Angel” by Adam C. Mitchell –

Joanna’s Destiny

Book2EbookGenre: Romantic Suspense

Description

Struggling with the past, Joanna can’t forget the love she lost and the man who broke her heart. During the summer at a rock festival, Joanna meets him again. Niko is now an international rock star. Can they put the past behind them and rekindle the love they once had?

Mike stood by her when no one else did, but Niko still wants her. Joanna becomes entangled in a web of lies and deceit. Niko is the love of her life, but she cannot leave Mike in confusion and betrayal.

In Joanna’s Destiny, she has some fun times in France and mingles with the stars in Montreux. With a backdrop of music and fashion, emotions and friendships are tested. But her love for Niko never falters, showing that love can conquer all, but at what cost?


Excerpt

Niko’s Song

He began to sing a ballad that started slowly with just a whisper of her name in the high tones of his voice. When the words came in baritone, they were powerful and strong. His voice blended with the music, haunting and enchanting. Joanna was mesmerised.

The lyrics told of a young girl he had met a long time ago, a mere shadow of the woman she would become. The chorus sent a tingle down her back as he sang of his lady, such a special lady, who had forgiven him when he had mistreated her. The undertones told of how his heart had broken as he went through the door, leaving her weeping and alone, and how her eyes had haunted him. The guitar riff was mournful, and she felt tearful at the strength of his emotion.

She had never known Nike had felt like that.

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The After show Party

The doorway wasn’t crowded with photographers, and Joanna was relieved. They were shown into a vast ballroom highly decorated with coloured lighting, lanterns, streamers and balloons. Waiters wandered around with trays of champagne and canapés and tables filled with a variety of food and drink.

“Oh, wow,” enthused Kim, looking around. “This is quite something. Come on, let’s mingle.” Kim helped herself to some champagne from a passing waiter.

“You two go ahead,” said Joanna. “I’m going to find Niko.”

Lee Chapman, from Colour Me Purple, came over as Niko had introduced them at the concert. He was charming, but his broad Scottish accent made him difficult to understand. He, in turn, introduced her to Gary Faith, lead singer of the Faith Brothers. His Scouse accent reminded her of Brookside, the television programme set in Liverpool.

Joanna was utterly unaware of how beautiful she looked.

Gary Jones, who had been covering the event for the BBC was a native of Manchester, too.

“You chatting up my girl, Gary?” said Niko, his arm encircling Joanna’s waist.

“Yes, a fellow Mancunian!” he waved at someone and excused himself.

Niko kissed her forehead. “Honey, you look gorgeous, and everyone’s asking who you are.”

“Really?” Joanna smiled, her arms going around his waist. “Did you tell them I was with you?”

“Sure did.” Niko was looking particularly handsome wearing a smart jacket, a white collarless shirt, and dark turn-up trousers.

As the evening progressed, Joanna knew it would be one she would remember forever. It had the glitz, the sparkle and the atmosphere that made everything just perfect.

She giggled a lot and drank plenty of champagne. Niko introduced her to his friends, his arm fixed around her waist. She loved the attention, unaware how striking she and Niko appeared standing together. Occasionally he went off to talk to somebody, while she danced, chatted, or drank.

Niko kept appearing back by her side asking if was all right and whether she was having a good time. They danced and smooched together looking adoringly into each other’s eyes. People turned to watch and raised their eyebrows. Who was this girl who had seemingly caught the heart of Niko D’Angelo?

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Love can conquer all, but at what cost?

Quotes

“You can only have trust in a normal relationship. Ours has been anything but normal.”

“You’re married to your career, you always were. Most people don’t want half of somebody, half a commitment.”

“It won’t always be like this,” he said.

“Maybe, maybe not. How would you feel having only half of me?”

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“Besieged by threats and haunted by memories, can Alex and Jacob survive another fiery attack?”

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“The mission changed. Her cover is blown. With no where to run and nowhere to hide, what can she do to survive?”

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT!
What’s my novel about?
 
A new place, a new start on a life, that’s all Becky wants. A place she can feel safe and free herself from her past. No one knows her secrets, not even her best friend. 
 
She wasn’t ready for love, not just yet. At least that’s what she kept telling herself. Deep down she yearned for it, even burned for it. But every time she lets herself fall, it fails miserably. She isn’t going to let that happen, not this time. She will find herself first. 
 
All of her plans are thrown out the window the day she runs into Stephen. His smile captures her and no matter how much she fights it, she can’t deny the pull in her heart. Can Stephen help her chase away the past? Can she keep her secrets and her monsters at bay long enough to give love a chance again?
 
Are you ready for some samples? Those are next. Keep reading on!
It is such a pleasure meeting you all! I hope to see some new friends on my Facebook page as well as my Book Bub account where you can get updates when I publish my next books!
 
Suspense
 
Drawing in a breath, I turned the corner at the intersection I had mapped in my head earlier. Really, this was a new beginning for me. I wasn’t lying about that. 

 

But find my prince charming? Now that was a tall order. I didn’t want the perfect man. I wanted a stable, caring man who knew he was no longer a teenager. I wanted a man who could see the value in me and chase my nightmares away.
I just wanted to feel safe in a man’s arms, to trust him so completely that I lost myself and my past in him. I wanted to be happy. Didn’t I deserve it? Hadn’t I suffered enough?
A sound behind me shook me out of my thoughts and I turned around quickly, my hands on the mace key chain in my pocket. I never went anywhere without it, even when I went running.
There was nothing there, an empty stretch of street behind me.
“You’re being ridiculous,” I said to myself, scolding myself for even reaching for the mace. There was no one that was going to get me. I was safe here, safe.
I forced my feet to move and soldiered on down the sidewalk, shaking off the goosebumps that had scattered across my skin. My heart pounded against my chest wall, my steps a bit quicker. One more turn and I would be home free.
As I rounded the next corner, a solid wall of muscle smacked against me.
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Romance
“Well,” Stephen said as we walked out of the alley, our hands linked together. “They will never forget us.”
 
I giggled, my face still flushed from the exertion. “Maybe they will hire us out. I think we made a good impression.”
 
He drew me closer, until our arms brushed each other as we walked back to my building. “I think we make a good team Becky.”
 
“Me too,” I murmured. Never would I have done the things tonight we had done in public, but Stephen had this way about him that made me want to join in. It wasn’t just mindless silliness we had gotten into, but a genuine good time. 
 
“Well,” Stephen said turning me toward him. “Here we are.”
 
I looked up at the building, surprised and a bit disappointed that we are already here. “I-I really enjoyed myself tonight.”
 
“Even if the original was a bust?” he inquired. 
 
I nodded. “Even so.”
 
He reached up and brushed a strand of hair away from my face, stealing my breath as he did so. 
 
“I will look at the schedule. I still want to take you dancing.”
 
“Okay,” I said breathlessly, looking into his eyes. A night in his arms surely had to be something special. “Sounds like a plan.”
 
“Good,” he said, his hand drifting down my cheek. 
 
I closed my eyes against the softness of his touch, my entire body shivering from the inside out. Oh, how easy it would be to invite him up to my apartment, to bask in his soft touch all night long. But I knew regret would be between us in the morning, regret that we rushed something special and I didn’t want that to happen. 
 
I was determined to take this slow, even if it killed me. 
 
“May I kiss you Becky?” he asked softly, his eyes searching mine. 
 
My breath halted at his tender expression, his simple question. 
 
Oh my god, was he really asking me? I had never had a guy ask me if they could kiss me. “I.”
 
“Too soon,” he said, stepping back. “I understand.”
 
“N-no,” I answered, closing the gap between us. “It’s not too soon.”
 
His expression changed, and his hands slid up my arms, leaving goosebumps in their wake. I shivered under his touch and closed my eyes in anticipation, my lips parted softly. I wanted him to kiss me. His lips were soft on mine, so light that I could barely feel them. Even so, my body reacted anyway, the flush spreading from the roots of my hair to my toes. 
 
I felt wonderful— I felt alive.
 
When Stephen deepened the kiss, I fell headlong into that hole of emotions, allowing myself to be carried away by his kiss.
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Author Spotlight – Guest Two – Sarah Marie Graye

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Screen Shot 2018-08-10 at 17.43.56Sarah Marie Graye was born in Manchester, United Kingdom, in 1975, to English Catholic parents. The second eldest of five daughters, to the outside world Graye’s childhood followed a relatively typical Manchester upbringing… until aged nine, when she was diagnosed with depression.

It’s a diagnosis that has stayed with Graye over three decades, and something she believes has coloured every life decision, including the one to write a novel.

Graye wrote The Second Cup as part of an MA Creative Writing practice as research degree at London South Bank University – where she was the vice-chancellor’s scholarship holder.

First published in July 2017, The Second Cup was: longlisted for the Book Viral 2017 Millennium Book Award; a finalist in Read Freely’s Best Indie Book 2017; a finalist in the 12th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards; a semi-finalist in the Online Book Club 2017 Book of the Year Award; and a “distinguished favorite” in the 2017 NYC Big Book Awards.

Graye was diagnosed with ADHD in November 2017… and published an extended edition of The Second Cup in February 2018 so she could diagnose one of her characters with the same condition.

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Sarah has two books out

Screen Shot 2018-08-10 at 17.45.55CAN SOMEONE ELSE STEAL YOUR SUICIDE?

…Beth thinks they can.

FAYE knows her heart still belongs to her first love, JACK. She also knows he might have moved on, but when she decides to track him down, nothing prepares her for the news that he’s taken his own life.

FAYE is left wondering how to move forward – and whether or not JACK‘s best friend ETHAN will let her down again. And the news of JACK‘s death ripples through the lives of her friends too.

ABBIE finds herself questioning her marriage, and wondering if she was right to leave her first love behind. Poor OLIVIA is juggling her job and her boyfriend and trying to deal with a death of her own. And JACK‘s death has hit BETH the hardest, even though she never knew him.

Is BETH about to take her own life too?

The Second Cup is dark chick-lit and intelligent women’s fiction at its best. Perfect for fans of Maggie O’Farrell, Elizabeth Strout, Dorothy Koomson and Amanda Prowse.

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Screen Shot 2018-08-10 at 17.46.01.pngWHEN IS A LIE A LIFELINE?

…To Tori lies are everything.

ZOE wants to end her life. But she can’t just leave a note. She needs to say goodbye to boyfriend JAMES and best friend ALISON.

TORI is waiting in the wings to fill the space ZOE will leave behind, wanting to claim both James and Alison for herself.

But with ZOE still alive and Alison’s childhood friend RUBY now on the scene vying to fill the gap, TORI realises she has her work cut out.

Just what lengths is TORI willing to go to in order to claim Alison and James for herself?

And what does any of this have to do with BETH and FAYE?

The Victoria Lie is perfect for fans of Gail Honeyman, Maggie O’Farrell, Patrick Gale and Elizabeth Strout.

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