Friday, May 31, 2013

Spotlight - Brazil by Kenya Carlton

By Kenya Carlton


Charly Beaudliar has fooled many powerful men.  Completely discounted due to her good looks, she makes for the perfect spy.  

Unfortunately, FBI agent Leo Santos finds out the hard way that he can’t make the beauty do anything she doesn’t want to.  

In desperate need to capture and destroy a man who obliterated his childhood, Agent Santos tries to enlist the femme fatale for help on a life-threatening case, a request Charly reluctantly fills. 

Together, heady emotions collide on a mission that not only jeopardizes their hearts but also their lives, but Leo is determined to put his past to rest, even if it’s with the help of a woman he doesn’t trust and is not entirely sure he even likes. 

AWOL from their bureaus, Charly and Leo are forced to rely on each other in order to right the wrongs from his childhood and catch one of the world’s biggest drug czars.  With no room for mistakes, these two agents must squelch the soul-stirring chemistry between them in order to come out of the mission alive.

Author Bio
Kenya has a B.A. in Mass communication, Television and Radio. She has fifteen years in production of television and film and five in television engineering. In 2009 Kenya Produced Dawn a short film and Executive Produced Destination Everywhere the pilot for a travel series through her production company Black R.O.K Productions established in 2008.

Guest Blog for Magic Seasons Series by Jacqueline Paige

About the Author:

Jacqueline Paige is a world class multi-tasker being a mother to five adventurous and unpredictable children, a cafe manager and having a colossal imagination that allows her to step outside of reality into a world of paranormal romance —with just a touch of suspense.

Jacqueline lives in Ontario, Canada and avoids the ever changing weather of the region she lives in by creating other worlds to fall into in her stories of all things paranormal.

Her first book was published in 2009 and since then has published ten.  She is always writing and currently has more than a dozen stories in one stage or another of the writing process.

You can find all of Jacqueline’s books at:


It all started…

I’d love to say the series was planned and plotted, but in truth it wasn’t.  At the time I typed that first letter, I hadn’t even written anything other than the odd poem for about ten years.  The actual idea to sit down and write a book started as me trying to get the last word in on a friend.
My close friend and I both worked from home in 2006 when From Beltane Magic was written and at that time we spent nearly every day together, whether online or short road trips, even working together.  In the fall she decided she was going on a trip to see family in the states and was going to be gone more than a month.  I was devastated and had no idea what I was going to do with myself while she was away.  When I asked her that question her reply was ‘write a book’ … so I did.
A month later when she returned I was on the second book and the story was just flying onto the pages.  My friend read the first story, and I’m sure she expected a joke in some way and it was my surprised when she was honestly shocked that I had an actual story, with plot—and a good one at that.  The rest they say is history.
Where did I get the idea for the plot?  At first I didn’t really have a plot, just ideas and experiences to put onto paper.  The series really started to form when I began to figure out the characters.  I had just spend two years traveling around to various pagan festivals and met some rather fantastic people along the way.  While I didn’t base my characters on any one person I met at this time, it clear that each character is a mix of many from that time.  I really wanted to share all the knowledge I had obtained in this time and even though I didn’t have the thrill of seeing some of the fabulous things my characters can do, the underlying pagan beliefs are there weaved in the story.

Of course I was as shocked when my sweet paranormal romance turned into something entirely different and the first murder victims were discovered on that damp morning of the Beltane gathering

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Review & Giveaway - The Queen's Consorts

The Queen’s Consorts
By: Kele Moon


Just laying eyes on one is a death sentence. So when Sari, who spent most of her life on the streets, ends up entangled in a steamy relationship with the two most forbidden men on the planet she knows it can’t end well.

After a brutal attack, Sari’s taken to the Sacred City, exposing her to the secret lives of the Rayians who rule in the long lost queen’s absence. It’s in this darkly sexual world where she first meets the legendary consorts.

Too handsome and talented for their own good, Calder and Taryen have learned to trust only each other in order to survive. Bred to be feared warriors and exclusive companions to a queen, instead they’re slaves to other Rayian’s desires for them.

Their brutal lives make the two consorts hesitant to care for Sari when she’s unexpectedly dumped in their laps, but they soon discover she’s different from the cruel women they’re used to serving. Drawn to Sari on a soul deep level, Calder and Taryen can’t seem to stop themselves from going back for one more taste of the beautiful outsider… even when it puts the fate of the entire world in jeopardy.


Buy Links
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Author Bio
Kele Moon is fast becoming one of the hottest names in erotic romance. Known for her heart pounding sex scenes and character driven stories that leave the readers begging for more, she is often a favorite pick for bloggers and media outlets alike as a go to author for anyone looking for emotionally charged romances with an edge. A 2010 Bookie Award Nominee and 2011 RT Reviewer's Choice nominee, Kele's an Amazon Bestseller in her genres and is celebrated for pushing the envelope in the best ways possible. She adores the art of falling in love and enjoys finding ways to make the impossible work in her story telling. The only rule she believes in is that, in love, there are no rules and true love knows no bounds.
So obsessed is she with the beauty of romance and the novelty of creating it, she's lost in her own wonder world most of the time. Thankfully she married her own dark, handsome, brooding hero who has infinite patience for her airy ways. The two of them now reside in Florida with their three beautiful children, who make their lives both fun and challenging in equal parts. . . They wouldn't have it any other way.

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The Queen's ConsortsThe Queen's Consorts by Kele Moon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Steamy as all get out Menage!! Watch it ladies these boys play for both teams and there is some boy on boy action! Yummy!!

I really intriguing story with well developed and engaging characters. I really like the whole trio and was rooting for them and their HEA! It did seem a little off balance at times but that is to be expected when two of the three people have been together for so very long before finding the third.

A fair amount of story mixed in and nicely paced.

Cover Art - Nice bot it didn't ring my bell.

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Beauty From Surrender Release Event Giveaway

Title: Beauty from Surrender (Beauty #2)
Author: Georgia Cates
Release date: May 30, 2013
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Group: Adult
Event organized by: AToMR Tours
Please add Amazon and Barnes and Noble buy links to your post. Available May 30th and after.
Book description
The story of Jack Henry and Laurelyn continues...
How do you move on when he’s every song you sing?
After Laurelyn Prescott walks away from the love of her life, she returns to Nashville to pursue the only dream she has left. Determined to find a distraction from the pain of losing Jack Henry, she immerses herself in her music. But with her old life comes old acquaintances and new expectations. When Laurelyn refuses her record producer’s outrageous demands, she finds herself without a career—until an unforeseen opportunity presents itself. From there it’s a rocket ride straight to the top where Laurelyn finds the success she’s always dreamed of. Will it be enough to bring her the happiness she so deserves, or will the absence of Jack Henry leave her wanting more?

Jack Henry McLachlan never expected to fall in love with Laurelyn Prescott—but he did. After he foolishly let her slip through his fingers, he spends three months searching for her, but their reunion doesn’t come easy. The woman he finds isn’t the same one who drifted away without a goodbye. No longer an insecure girl on an Australian adventure, this Laurelyn is a successful musician with a promising career. Her dreams are becoming a reality, and Jack is terrified his American girl won’t have a place for him in her new life. With only a month to convince her otherwise, will it be enough time to make her visualize a life beyond the glitz and glamour, a life that includes him?

Excerpt 1
Laurelyn Prescott’s POV

He holds out a red rose for me. “You have an admirer.”
I take the rose and bring it to my nose. Being given a bouquet of flowers isn’t unusual after a show but I’ve never been given a single rose before. It seems so intimate. “A fan, I suppose?”
“I found this dude standing outside the door looking in here just now. I asked him who he was but he didn’t say. He just told me to give you the rose and this guitar. Oh, and tell you he enjoyed the show—that you were ‘fan-fucking-tastic.’” He puts the case at my feet and the world around me begins to spin way too fast.
It’s my Martin. That can only mean Jack Henry was here. Right outside that door—that cracked door—while Charlie was kissing me.
I dash off the couch and run down the hallway, calling out for him like a maniac. “Jack Henry! Jack Henry!”
I have no idea which way to go, but I run toward the auditorium. It’s empty other than the cleaning staff, so I run toward the lobby and out to the street where I pray I’ll find him standing on the sidewalk.
It’s storming and the raindrops pelting down sting as they hit my face. I reach up to push my wet hair from my eyes and that’s when I see him. He’s getting into a cab up the street. “Jack Henry!” I shout at the top of my lungs but he doesn’t hear me. He’s too far away. “Jack Henry!”
I run toward the car screaming his name and I reach the cab as it’s leaving. I slam my hand across the top of the trunk as hard as I can before watching it pull away, taking him out of my life again.
“Nooo!” I scream so loudly, my vocal cords spasm. I drop to my knees there on the cold, wet concrete. I try to scream, and again, nothing comes out because my breath has been taken from me.
Please, don’t leave. Please, don’t be gone out of my life forever.

About the Author
Georgia resides in rural Mississippi with her wonderful husband, Jeff, and their two beautiful daughters. She spent fourteen years as a labor and delivery nurse before deciding to pursue her dream of becoming an author. Despite the struggle, she has no regrets in her decision to try this crazy life. She can honestly say that she’s living the dream.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Belinda Boring's TESTING FATE Blog Tour & Series Review

The Mystic Wolves Series Spotlight:

The Mystic Wolves – Book #1

Blurb: What would you do if a simple errand takes a deadly twist, turning you from cautious prey to dangerous predator? 

Someone is trying to send a deadly message to Mason, arranging the deaths of those he loves and it puts the entire pack and Alpha on high alert. Darcy understands the primal instincts driving her beloved Mason's commands. With the help of those he sets as protectors, she learns about herself and the things she'll need to help support her Alpha and pack. When events turn dire however, one truth offers her strength - once given, oaths are unbreakable ... even if it means risking it all.

Buy Links: FREE

Forget Me Not – Book #2

Blurb: Only a fool would think they could steal from a werewolf …
Anticipating a quiet night alone with the man she loves, Darcy’s world is sent into a spin with the arrival of someone from the past—Mason’s. She is further shocked by the intruder’s claim she may not even be the true mate of the Mystic Wolves Alpha. Accusations start to fly, leading to her new enemy being granted asylum, and this is just the beginning of trouble.

Relying on the reassurances of Mason and the support of her friends and Pack, Darcy soon falls under attack. Suspicions are raised, and with no other choice, she must flee with Devlin to safety where hopefully they can untangle the lies hidden behind the use of magic. Time is quickly ticking away, leading to a showdown where everything is on the line. 

They need to uncover the truth before it’s too late, or once again, Darcy will need to fight to hold onto her dreams.

Buy Links: $2.99

Testing Fate – Book #3

Blurb: Nothing burns as bright as the flames of the refiner’s fire.
Moments after hearing the Council sentence her enemy to life imprisonment for attempted murder and illegal use of magic, Darcy is whisked away by the Fates—accused of tampering with destiny. The cherished dream she shared with Mason has been called into question, placing doubt about whether they are actually true mates. To resolve it, a price must be paid—the Heart or Death—a grueling series of tests designed to reveal a person’s worth.

The stakes are high and Darcy finds herself facing the unknown in conditions that leave her more vulnerable than she’s ever been. Separated from Mason and her Pack, with Devlin as her only companion, she is pushed to her very limits. She must succeed—or lose everything. 

Will she crumble under the pressure or emerge stronger for testing fate?

Buy Links: $2.99

A homesick Aussie living amongst the cactus and mountains of Arizona, Belinda Boring is a self proclaimed addict of romance and all things swoon worthy. When she's not devouring her latest read, you can find her celebrating her passion for book on her blog The Bookish Snob.

With all that excitement, it wasn't long before she began writing, pouring her imagination and creativity into the stories she dreams. Whether urban fantasy, paranormal romance or romance in general, Belinda strives to share great plots with heart and characters that you can't help but connect with. Of course, she wouldn't be Belinda without adding heroes she hopes will curl your toes.

Surrounded by a supportive cast of family, friends and the man she gives her heart and soul to, Belinda is living the good life. Happy reading!

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Belinda is giving away the following prizes on her tour:

Winner #1:  signed copy of Testing Fate
Winner #2:  Mystic Wolves T-Shirt
Winner #3:  Mystic Wolves necklace

Giveaway is open to international readers.  If you are international, you will receive a $10.00 gift card to Amazon instead.