** Book Review ** PERFECT RIVALS… by Amy Ruttan

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5 STARS!

In this fourth book in The Hollywood Hills Clinic series, it’s Amy Ruttan’s turn to weave her magic and make us fall in love with Doctors Flo and Nate as they embark on their journey.  I haven’t adored a Harlequin Medical Romance this much in a long time.  These characters have a magical charisma that makes you smile and secretly root for them from the first chapter.  I highly recommend you indulge yourself with this book!

Dr. Flo Chiu is the head of the transplant team at The Hollywood Hills Clinic and is the lead doctor when a huge movie star is brought in needing treatment.  When she’s stopped from treating him while his own doctor flies in from Manhattan, she just knows they are going to clash heads.  And what a fun time they have of it!

Dr. Nate King is a guarded man who does everything by the book and doesn’t take chances. He enjoys bantering with Flo, but could never take risks like she wants to do.  When the press surrounding their patient catches them in a surprise kiss, they have to pretend to be in a relationship to save the reputation of the clinic.  How will things play out when they start to fall in love for real??

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PERFECT RIVALS…
The Hollywood Hills Clinic #4
Amy Ruttan
Harlequin Medical Romance
May 2016

A match made in Hollywood! 

When a movie star is rushed to the Hollywood Hills Clinic, Dr. Flo Chiu immediately clashes with arrogant New York doctor Nate King. But an unexpected kiss creates a media storm, and the two rivals are forced to pretend they’re the perfect couple!

Only, Flo, with a kidney transplant behind her, is determined to live life to the full, while Nate has learned the hard way never to take risks. Now they face the greatest risk of all—falling in love for real!

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** Book Review ** THE CEO’S LITTLE SURPRISE ** by Kat Cantrell

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4 STARS!

Kicking off the new Love And Lipstick series, Kat Cantrell delves into the beauty world with CEO Cassandra Claremont, head of a thriving business she runs with her three best friends from college.  It shows promise of being an exciting “girl power” rendition of when power finds love in the world of successful business women.

Cass is under enough stress as it is trying to track down the leak of some crucial information, when in walks the man she never got over, Gage Branson.  She is not happy to have her body betray her at the very sight of him again.

Gage is a business competitor these days, but was a good friend, mentor and lover to her in college … until he ended things with no explanation, leaving her with a broken heart.  He now wants something that only she can help him with … and she thinks he’s up to no good.

Will she find that he’s the culprit in her problem, or is he as innocent as he says he is?  As their desire reignites and leads them to tempt fate, will there be a happy ending possible? And when an unexpected addition to Gage’s life is thrown into the picture, what will he decide to do?

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THE CEO’S LITTLE SURPRISE
Love and Lipstick #1
Kat Cantrell
Harlequin Desire
May 2016

It’s a corporate takedown in the boardroom and the bedroom—until a little secret raises the stakes! 

Cassandra Claremont’s favorite position is CEO—and she’s sure as hell not stepping down for Gage Branson, the sexy playboy who once broke her heart. When inside intel threatens her company’s success, he’s her number one suspect. So why is she still entranced by his sexual spell?

Gage is determined to stoke the fire beneath Cass’s icy exterior and clear his name. Fortunately, working after hours with the blonde beauty allows him to pursue both goals. But when secrets from Gage’s past are exposed, will Cass lose her company, her heart or both?

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** Blog Tour / Book Review ** CASTLE IN THE SAND by Jeannie Moon

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5 STARS!

With the kick off of Roxanne St. Claire’s Barefoot Bay Kindle World, Jeannie Moon joins 10 other authors in weaving her characters into the serene, coastal town.  Readers are pulled into Tony & Josie’s second chance at love from the start.

Tony Granville is needing a place to hideout from a royal scandal thrust upon him by a so-called family friend, and Mimosa Key seems like his best bet.

Josie DeMarco is not happy when her brother shows up with Tony and thrusts him on her as a house guest.  She’s barely rebuilt her life from the devastating heartbreak he left her with 3 years ago, so she doesn’t need him there tearing it apart again.

Josie is the only girl he’s ever loved, and being there with her again makes Tony realize he’s willing to give up everything if only he can be with her again.

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CASTLE IN THE SAND by Jeannie Moon

Kick off your shoes, stick your toes in the sand and indulge yourself in a royal romance on the island of Mimosa Key.  Josie DeMarco never forgot or forgave Tony Granville when he up and left her years ago.  He’s back in her life and there’s no avoiding him or the lingering feelings she can’t get rid of.  Fans of Roxanne St. Claire’s Barefoot Bay will love meeting new visitors and residents of Mimosa Key in this Kindle Worlds Barefoot Bay romance by Jeannie Moon.

Release Date: 04/14/16
Publisher: Kindle Worlds
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Format: Digital

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Josie DeMarco moved to Mimosa Key three years ago to escape the scandalous heartbreak that destroyed her life. She has a job and friends she loves on the idyllic island off the coast of Florida, but her world is turned upside down when Tony Granville seeks her help to escape the relentless paparazzi stalking him. As Prince Anton Edward, heir to the throne of a small European nation, Tony can’t lead a normal life with the responsibilities of his title, and the constant scrutiny of his father, King Edward, hanging over him. But when Tony is back with Josie, the only woman he’s ever loved, he realizes he’s willing to give up his crown to be with her. What he doesn’t know is if she would give up the life she’s made for herself to be with him.

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Jeannie Moon has always been a romantic. When she’s not spinning tales of her own, Jeannie works as a school librarian, thankful she has a job that allows her to immerse herself in books. Married to her high school sweetheart, Jeannie has three kids, three lovable dogs, and resides on Long Island, NY. If she’s more than ten miles away from salt water for any longer than a week, she gets twitchy.

Connect with Jeannie at: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | GoodReads| Amazon

 


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is thrilled to have forged an agreement with Amazon Publishing that allows authors to step into her beloved world of Barefoot Bay and write books with their own characters (and many of hers) that are set on the fictional island of Mimosa Key.  The program is launching on April 14, 2016, with 11 talented writers, all hand-picked by Roxanne St. Claire.

  • Mandy Baxter – Second Chance at First Love
  • Marilyn Baxter – When You Touch Me
  • EmKay Connor – Perfect Mismatch
  • Leigh Duncan – The Billionaire’s Convenient Secret
  • Maria Geraci – Hold On To Forever
  • Chris Keniston – Silhouettes on the Sand
  • Kiersten Hallie Krum – Wild on the Rocks
  • Lucy Lakestone – Desire on Deadline
  • Jill Monroe – Treasure in the Sand
  • Jeannie Moon – Castle in the Sand
  • Fiona Roarke – Trouble in Paradise

** Blog Tour / Book Review ** GETTING WOUND UP by Jennifer Bernard and Erin Nicholas

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5 STARS!

A sweet, sexy and fun mash-up between some of the characters from the Love Between the Bases series by Jennifer Bernard and the Sapphire Falls series by Erin Nicholas.  I really enjoyed seeing these two worlds collide and take us on a sweet journey of friends finding love.  I can’t tell you how many times I smiled along the way at the sass between these two. 🙂

Caitlyn Murray has been crushing on her brother’s best friend for awhile now.  He’s sweet, he’s sexy as all get out, and he’s dedicated to loving and supporting his family.  How can she NOT get weak in the knees when she’s around him??

Eli Anderson gave up his dreams of playing professional baseball several years ago because family was more important at the time.  When Caitlyn up and kidnaps him to take him on a road trip to try out for the Kilby Catfish, how can he complain?

When things heat up between them, will they decide to pursue a long-distance romance or move on and fondly remember their one night in Kansas?

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Getting Wound Up
A Sapphire Falls/Love Between the Bases Crossover Novel
By: Jennifer Bernard and Erin Nicholas

Releasing April 12, 2016
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 Caitlyn Murray has never let on that she’s had fantasies about her brother’s friend Eli Anderson for years. She’d do anything for the sexy baseball player who walked away from stardom to stay in Sapphire Falls and take care of his family. But she and Eli are friends. Just friends.

So when her brother hatches a plan to get Eli to the pro baseball try-out for the Kilby Catfish and another chance at his dream, Caitlyn is all in. After all, what’s a little kidnapping among friends?
A spot on the pitcher’s mound for the Catfish isn’t the only tempting thing about the spontaneous road trip. Eli already knows that Caitlyn is as sweet as the candies she makes for the Sapphire Falls bakery, but alone with her overnight in the tiny motel room in Kansas, it’s impossible to resist the urge to take a little taste.

But when that taste leads to falling for the girl next door just as his front door is moving hundreds of miles away, can Eli really have it all? Or do they have too many strikes against them?

 

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EXCERPT:

Caitlyn took her third shot. The look on her face as she swallowed the liqueur was adorable.

“How many more shots do you need?” she asked.

He frowned. “What?”

“Well, it took two to get you to kiss me. You just had your third. I’m wondering how many you need to take me to bed.”

He just stared at her. He blinked. He was pretty much raring to go right now, actually. “How many do you need?”

She gave him a smile that wasn’t a bit tipsy. And was fully seductive. “I didn’t need even one, Eli.”

It was like his cock was voice-activated.  All she’d done was talk and he was rock hard. “Damn, Cait.”

“You can’t be completely surprised.”

Was he surprised? That she was attracted to him? That she wanted to sleep with him?

Yeah, he fucking was. Because if his mind had ever even started to go in that direction, he would have shut it down.

“I don’t need anything to want you,” he said honestly. “I’m going to need a few more to get me past that.”

She took a long draw on her beer.  After she swallowed, she nodded. “Okay, well, I’m going to need two more to get to drunk-enough-to-fall-asleep-even-knowing-you’re-half-naked-in-the-next-bed and drunk-enough-to-not-even-get-up-in-the-night-for-the-bathroom.”

Ah yes, the bathroom last night. As if that had been far from his mind all day.

“Two more it is,” he agreed, even as his body screamed at him to shut the hell up.

If he kissed her again, if he kept going … well, from the look on Caitlyn’s face, they both knew where that was going to lead them.

She ate a fry and took a drink of beer, then licked her lips clean of the salt.

An image of her on her knees, those lips and that tongue wetting some other things, flashed through his mind. He coughed and shook his head.

Then she raised her hand to the waitress again. She held up two fingers and waved them between her and Eli.

The girl brought four more shots over and set them in the middle of the table.

Caitlyn picked one up. “Okay, moment of truth. We drink these shots and we go to the hotel, to two separate beds, and home to Sapphire Falls tomorrow as friends. Or we don’t take these shots and we go back to the hotel to one bed. And then go home to Sapphire Falls tomorrow as friends.”

 

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AUTHOR INFO:

Jennifer Bernard is a graduate of Harvard and a former news promo producer. The child of academics, she confounded her family by preferring romance novels to … well, any other books. She left big city life for true love in Alaska, where she now lives with her husband and stepdaughters. She’s no stranger to book success, as she also writes erotic novellas under a naughty secret name not to be mentioned at family gatherings.

Author Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Website:  http://jenniferbernard.net/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/JenniferBernardBooks

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/jen_bernard

GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5263027.Jennifer_Bernard

 

Erin Nicholas

AUTHOR INFO:

Erin Nicholas is the author of sexy contemporary romances. Her stories have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy and fun. She loves to write about reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines and happily ever afters. She lives in the Midwest with her husband who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books, her kids who will never read the sex scenes in her books, and family and friends who say they’re shocked by the sex scenes in her books (yeah, right!).

Author Links:  Website | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads

Website:  http://www.erinnicholas.com/
Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/people/Erin-Nicholas/100000437358976
Twitter:  http://twitter.com/ErinNicholas
GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3155383.Erin_Nicholas

 

 

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** Book Review ** CLAIMING THE ROYAL INNOCENT by Jennifer Hayward

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5 STARS!

The second installment in Hayward’s Kingdom & Crowns series offers readers a glimpse into royal life and how they deal with a brewing royal scandal.  We are drawn in by the secret we learn in the first chapter and enthralled to see how it plays out throughout the book.

Aleksandra Dimitriou has learned that she’s the secret child of former King Gregorios of Akathinia.  She finds a way to contact the royal family so she can meet her father who has been ill.

When the kingdom is threatened, Alex is put in the protective custody of Aristos Nicolades, whom she already shared a secret kiss with before he found out her identity. Though he’s been given strict “hands off” orders, will the close quarters that is thrust upon them be too much temptation and have him facing the wrath of the reigning King if their affair is discovered?

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CLAIMING THE ROYAL INNOCENT
Kingdoms & Crowns #2
Jennifer Hayward
Harlequin Presents #3430
May 2016

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When Aleksandra Dimitriou is revealed as the secret daughter of Akathinia’s former king, she’s torn from her comfortable existence and thrust into the royal world…under the protection of Aristos Nicolades.

Forbidden 

Aristos has orders not to touch the innocent princess, but beautiful Aleksandra calls to the rebellious urges that the self-made Greek tycoon thought he overcame long ago.

Forever? 

As the heat of their desire rises, the rules begin to evaporate. It’s soon clear that the person Aristos should be protecting Aleksandra from is himself!

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** Book Review ** WHEN YOU TOUCH ME by Marilyn Baxter

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4 1/2 STARS!

A short, sweet read of healing and hope!

Jillian Logan has just returned home to Mimosa Bay after living away for several years. She’s getting settled in to her new job as a massage therapist at the Casa Blanca Resort and right away is given a special project.

Sam Hartman is not exactly happy to be on a beach front resort to remind him of the sandbox he just returned from with a few physical injuries to deal with and a whole lot of mental ones.  He’s not sure what to do with himself now that the Army isn’t his future anymore and he’s ready to take it out on anything in his path.

Will Jillian be able to help him work through some of his pain?  And will his constant flirting eventually wear her down?  Could there even be a future there considering the different places they are at in their lives?

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Marilyn Baxter
Kindle Worlds Barefoot Bay
April 14, 2016

Family woes bring Jillian Logan home to Mimosa Key, but she faces more trouble in her new job as a massage therapist at the Casa Blanca Resort in Barefoot Bay. Right away she’s given a special assignment: a wounded soldier who is a good-looking player with sex appeal and who threatens to throw her delicately balanced life off-kilter.

Sam Hartman, AKA Hart Throb, views the beach as just another sandbox all too reminiscent of the hellhole where he was injured. And the alternative therapies that Jillian offers him? He considers them pure voodoo. He would rather move their relationship off the massage table and into his bed, but as much as he wants her touch, it forces him to face the demons that still haunt him. Can the heat of their unlikely connection heal them both?

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** Book Review ** THE BILLIONAIRE’S CONVENIENT SECRET by Leigh Duncan

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4 STARS!

A short, sweet story about finding love when you least expect it!

Charlotte Oak is in Mimosa Bay to finalize a deal for the Super Min.  The deal has all been worked out and she just needs a signature, but what she finds is a hunky clerk working the counter who tells her Charity is not even in town for their arranged meeting!

Josh McLean has no clue who this woman is, or why she’s trying to reach his Aunt Charity, but he really enjoys flirting with her!  He convinces her to spend time with him so he can wheedle details out of her and try to figure out why in the world his aunt would consider selling her store.

Enjoying her time with Josh, who she thinks is just a regular guy, makes Charlie take a second look deep inside herself at the woman she has become and realize that getting ahead isn’t always what’s most important in life.  When she finds out that Josh isn’t who he seems and is instead super rich, will it change how she feels about him?

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THE BILLIONAIRE’S CONVENIENT SECRET
Leigh Duncan
Kindle Worlds Barefoot Bay
April 14, 2016

His secret might save the Super Min, but will the truth cost him his heart?

Tasked to bring a group of mom-and-pop convenience stores under one corporate umbrella, willowy blonde Charlotte Oak seizes the opportunity to secure her future…by any means necessary. But the hunky clerk who refuses to sell the Super Min to her not only blocks Charlie’s path to success, he forces her to take a good, hard look at herself. And she doesn’t like what she sees. Self-made billionaire Josh McLean does, though. When the golden-haired beauty struts into his Aunt Charity’s Super Min, Josh wants nothing more than to wine and dine the newcomer like only the head of a Fortune 500 company can…until he discovers Charlie’s real purpose in coming to Barefoot Bay will destroy the heart and soul of Mimosa Key

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** Book Review ** TRIBAL LAW by Jenna Kernan

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4 1/2 STARS!

These Cosen brother’s just keep finding themselves knee deep in trouble as they try to keep peace on the reservation for their people.  This time it’s Gabe’s turn to shine in the excitement as they try to figure who is up to no good, and we also see them getting closer to finding their missing sister in this 3rd book in the Apache Protectors series.

Gabe Cosen believes in adhering to the law and serving his tribe as the tribal Police Chief. He’s not one to bend the rules, which is why he’s no longer engaged.  His ex, Selena Dosela is never going to forgive him for arresting her father several years ago.

Selena works hard to take care of her family and the family business.  She’s not one to turn her back on them, or on the trouble they may bring home.  When they are all in danger, she has no other option than to accept help from Gabe.  Will being in close contacts again bring up those old feelings?

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TRIBAL LAW – Apache Protectors #3
Jenna Kernan
Harlequin Intrigue #1639
May 2016

Only the warrior from her past could save her now… 

Tribal police chief Gabe Cosen would do anything to protect his people and their reservation. This sheer dedication to the law had even cost him his fiancée. Selena Dosela had never forgiven him for sending her father to prison. But with trouble back on her doorstep, Gabe vowed to keep her safe.

Only extreme fear for her family would allow Selena to accept Gabe’s help. Despite all they had been through, Selena knew she could trust him with the lives of those she loved. The lawman would never break his word…but if she wasn’t careful, he might break her heart again.

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** Blog Tour / Book Review ** YOU’RE STILL THE ONE by Darcy Burke

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5 STARS!

Dynamic!  The Ribbon Ridge series that Darcy Burke has shared with us has been been such a pleasure to read and experience!  The Archer family has a little bit of everything … sibling rivalry, love, laughter, tears, angst, guilt, you name it — but in the end, it’s all about being a family.  I stumbled across this series with Book 4, and have dearly loved 4, 5 and this one is #6.  I will one day find the time to go back and read 1, 2 & 3 because I love this family so much!  Kudos to Darcy for wrapping a family around my heart and making me wish for the world for them all.  I feel a great sadness that this is the wrap up of the Archer kids … but look forward to catching future glimpses at them from afar with more books set in Ribbon Ridge.

Hayden Archer has spent the last year in France escaping from real life, and when he returns home, isn’t sure where he fits in anymore.  After a family tragedy, his parents and siblings have all had a lot of healing to do and each has gone about it a different way, but have all settled back home in Ribbon Ridge.  When he arrives to find out his college girlfriend who broke his heart five years ago is now working for the family brewery, he’s not happy.  He finally got over pining for her and now she’s back in his life again.

Bex Holmgren couldn’t face staying in Ribbon Ridge with Hayden all those years ago. Turmoil over a loss they shared along with being overwhelmed by his large family drove her to need some space away.  Running into Hayden now that he’s home shows her that the love she thought she was over, is still there … he’s still the one … but can he ever forgive her and trust her with his heart ever again?

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You’re Still the One
Ribbon Ridge #6
By: Darcy Burke

Releasing April 5, 2016
Avon Impulse

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USA Today bestseller Darcy Burke concludes her Archer family saga with a second chance at first love…

Everyone thought college sweethearts Bex Holmgren and Hayden Archer were headed for the altar… until a tragic accident sent young Bex running from a future she wasn’t ready to claim. But when she’s offered her dream job at Archer Brewing, Bex can’t pass up the chance to reconnect with the big, crazy family that once welcomed her with open arms—and the one man she’s never stopped loving.

When he returns home after a year in France, Hayden is less than thrilled to find his ex-girlfriend working for his family’s company. He’s finally moved on, and being around her rekindles long-buried feelings he’d rather ignore. But Bex isn’t the same girl he knew—she’s more mature, more beautiful, more tempting than ever—and he can’t resist the pull of the intense passion he’s only ever shared with her.

Have five years changed them enough, or are they doomed to repeat the mistakes of the past? The only thing Bex knows for sure is that for her, Hayden is still the one.

 

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Goodreads Series Link: https://www.goodreads.com/series/117022-ribbon-ridge

 

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EXCERPT:

“Your family is tough.”

He tipped his head up to look at her. “Tough?”

“It’s just . . . big. Complicated. Competitive.”

His brow furrowed. “Is that how you see us?”

“That’s how I see them. How do you see them?”

He smiled. “Complicated. Competitive.” He looked at her with appreciation in his gaze, which wasn’t helping her campaign to shelve her feelings for him. “It feels off being back now. I’ve always been the one to be here—you know that.”

He’d felt it was his responsibility to stay. Except maybe responsibility wasn’t what he’d felt. Maybe it was the desire to be the one who was necessary. Not martyrdom—nothing that self-serving—but a true need to feel . . . needed. Why had she never seen that before?

“I did know that, but I don’t think I really understood it until now. I shouldn’t have asked you to leave.”

He sat up and pivoted the stool so he was facing her. His knee brushed hers as he turned, and she felt the connection everywhere. He, on the other hand, didn’t seem to notice.

“Whoa,” he said. “This is a total one-eighty. I’m not sure I can wrap my head around this.” There were lines of humor around his eyes, so she knew he was at least half-joking.

“I know, right?” She brought the whiskey to her lips and drank.

“What happened?” he asked softly, his gaze intense. “Why do you say that now?”

Oh, this was dangerous territory. This intimate conversation, the dimness of the room, the familiarity and its pull—at least for her. “You seem out of sorts now, like you maybe can’t find your place, whereas before you knew what it was. You were Hayden the Dependable, the one everyone counted on.”

His stare pierced her. There was a bit of admiration there. She fidgeted with her glass, unsure where this was going.

“You get it. No one gets it.”

She wasn’t sure that was true, but maybe it was just that he hadn’t talked to them about it. And maybe he didn’t want to. Maybe his place wasn’t here. “I get it now,” she said, smiling. “But I didn’t before. And I’m sorry.”

“You said you shouldn’t have asked me to leave. Do you . . . do you regret leaving?”

Damn, that was the worst question ever. Yes and no. “Until I’d come back here, I would’ve said no. Now . . . I’m not sure. It’s hard to regret things, isn’t it? Because we are who we are today because of the choices we made. And I like who I am.” For the most part.

He hadn’t broken eye contact with her the entire time she’d spoken, and she wondered if he felt this connection, this bone-deep longing that she’d truly never experienced before. Then he leaned in, and she did the same. Did he realize how close they were? If they both leaned just a bit more, their lips would touch.

“Maybe that’s it.” His voice was soft, sexy, but dark, too. “Maybe I don’t like who I am.”

 

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AUTHOR INFO:

DARCY BURKE is the USA Today best-selling author of hot, action-packed historical and sexy, emotional, contemporary romance. Darcy wrote her first book at age eleven, a happily-ever-after about a swan addicted to magic and the female swan that loved him, with exceedingly poor illustrations.

A native Oregonian, Darcy lives on the edge of wine country with her guitar-strumming husband, their two hilarious kids who seem to have inherited the writing gene, and three Bengal cats. In her “spare” time, Darcy is a serial volunteer enrolled in a twelve-step program where one learns to say “no,” but she keeps having to start over. She’s also a fair-weather runner, and her happy places are Disneyland and Labor Day weekend at the Gorge.

Author Links:  Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Website:  http://www.darcyburke.com/

Facebook:  http://facebook.com/DarcyBurkeFans

Twitter:  http://twitter.com/darcyburke

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** Book Review ** THE SHOCK CASSANO BABY

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4  STARS!

Dedicated businessman meets his match in this story of overcoming past guilts to find happiness.  Easily connectible characters have you hoping for the best from the first page.

Orlando Cassano never expected that his whirlwind affair with CEO Isobel Spicer would change their lives forever, but when he finds out that it has, he doesn’t hesitate to step up to the plate.  He knows what it was like not having a father in his life, and he won’t let the same thing happen to his unborn child.

Isobel isn’t sure how she expected Orlando to react to her big news, but she sure wasn’t expecting to be planning a future with him.  When she catches wind of a family past that is unresolved, she encourages him to make peace with it before it affects the baby’s legacy.

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

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THE SHOCK CASSANO BABY
Andie Brock
Harlequin Presents #3428
May 2016

The proposal he never expected to make… 

Life as a single man suits Orlando Cassano just fine. He believes in working hard and taking his pleasures whenever he chooses. Until his affair with sassy CEO Isobel Spicer ends in a very unexpected result!

Orlando may not have had a father figure growing up but he will be a parent to his child. Yet getting independent career woman Isobel down the aisle will take more than his legendary skills of seduction. For she demands the one thing he’s never given anyone: that he confront his past if they are to have a future…

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