Friday, November 21, 2014

1-Year Blogiversary Celebration! - Day 11


Welcome to Day 11 in the Blogiversary Celebration! Today I have three new awesome authors to spotlight that you won't want to miss and also our last giveaway! Yes, as they say all good things must come to an end so this is the last post of the the blogiversary celebration. I hope you all have enjoyed the spotlights and giveaways. Thank you all for supporting my blog and all the authors that participated and made this celebration possible! ♥
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Christy Pastore
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Not too long ago I discovered this awesome author and now I'm super intrigued by her books! Her first work is called Fifteen Weekends and it's the first one in The Weekends series. This first installment contains three stories in one. Yes, three stories that are connected with twists and turns I can't wait to find out about. The reviews and ratings for this book are stellar so be sure to check it out. Now on Dec 9 this author is getting ready to release a new book! This one is called Unscripted, the first one in the series Scripted. This story is about a sizzling Hollywood romance filled with mystery and emotions. I can't wait to read this one too! :D

Unscripted
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His gaze on me was intense, I couldn’t look away. I felt as if I was revealing my entire soul to him in this moment.”

The range of emotions I had experienced with Ronan felt like a topsy-turvy spinning roller coaster. Suddenly I was awake for the first time in what felt like years. Every fiber of my being was filled with heated desire, passion, lust and fear, and all I wanted was more… more of everything, more of him. How had I just lived these past few years only going through the motions? But, as glorious as all of this was, was I kidding myself? Could it be real? Or just a moment in time - a few days of thrilling and scary excitement rolled into one? The moment before you hit that first big drop on your favorite coaster, you fall, and then it's over. 

This isn’t your typical Hollywood fairy tale where the typecast ordinary girl next door meets the famous handsome actor and they fall in love. Despite the emotional and physical scars that serve as reminders of Holliday Prescott’s past, she has evolved into a strong young woman. Ronan Connolly has loved and lost, but he’s never been in love. The weight of Hollywood’s expectations and the scripted games people play have left him bruised but not broken.

He's always followed everyone else's script and she wrote her own. That was until fate swept in with other plans. 

Fifteen Weekends

The past, it can haunt you…It can consume you…have a hypnotic hold on your mind, body and soul. The past can keep you from moving on…holding your heart hostage. 

The past, can also bring you closure…provide answers you never knew you needed to mysteries you never thought existed…and the past, can force you to look at your current choices in an entirely different light. 

Ashleigh Preston has always maintained control of her life, especially her romantic life. To everyone else she seems to have it all— a posh independent lifestyle with nothing holding her back. As a successful Freelance Food and Travel Columnist, Ashleigh can escape whenever she likes and travel the world. She frequently visits her favorite city—London. 

Coincidentally, London is where Liam Frost, the charming Welshman lives, her no strings attached irresistible best friend with benefits. Still closed off to the idea of love because of her painful past, can Ashleigh overcome personal grief and take a leap of faith with him? Or will her emotional guilt be too much for Liam to handle, leaving him to move on with someone else?

Smart and sophisticated Marketing Executive, Emily Greene needs closure from her complicated past—she is still consumed by the disappearance of her ex-boyfriend, Craig Walker. The thought of him lingers with her even years later. A stormy night brings about a surprising confession from Emily’s arrogant, yet very attractive co-worker, Ethan Carlson. This admission gives Emily a good reason to push former romantic visions out and usher in new ones. 

The past always has a way of twisting into the present. A series of mysterious events—cryptic phone calls and creepy text messages begin to pose an irritating problem for Emily’s life, until one day the annoying situation turns far more serious than she can anticipate or realize. Emily starts to believe her past might be a threat for her new heated romance with Ethan. Is it possible for Emily to move on with her life, despite never knowing what happened to Craig? Can Ethan help Emily put the past behind her and move on with him?

Amanda Parsons, the former country club socialite whose fall from grace has landed her in the poor house. A chance meeting with Vince Everett, a handsome and wealthy businessman, rescues Amanda from her sad state of affairs returning her to the familiar decadent lifestyle she’s accustomed. The clothes, jewels, shoes and gifts are nice, but the boredom and loneliness stir emotions reminding her of the scandal that shattered her world. 

Can Amanda shake the emptiness that consumes her or is she doomed to repeat the same mistakes from her past? And why is her sister friends with her biggest mistake—Andrew Langston? Revisiting that dark part of her life sheds light on a mystery Amanda never dreamed would unravel so many possibilities for her future. 
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Lauren Blakely
Who hasn't read a book by this author?? She has so many great books out there that it would be a crime if you don't have some of them in your to-read list. ;) I personally have most of them in my list with her latest erotica series as one of my tops. Since the first installment, the Seductive Nights series has been getting incredible claim by readers. The first four books: First Night (free prequel), Night After Night, After This Night, and One More Night follow the steamy romance of Julia and Clay. I've read First Night and let me tell you, it was h.o.t.! After those four books the series continues and introduces the affair of a new couple, Michelle and Jack in book five and six. One Night with Her (free prequel) and Nights with Him are the latest installment in this series and already are loved by readers. If you're new to this series you can start from the first book or you can start with Night with Her and Nights with Him. Either way you'll enjoy the sizzling storytelling this author brings to life!

Nights With HimNights with Him

A sensual, sexy, standalone romance novel in the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Seductive Nights Series by Lauren Blakely...

Jack Sullivan is a Sex Toy Mogul.

An extremely eligible bachelor in New York, he’s the full package, right down to his full package. Hell, this man could be the model for one of the toys his company, Joy Delivered, peddles. Instead, he’s the powerful and successful CEO and he’s got commitment issues a mile-long after the tragic way his relationship with his fiancée ended.

He’s looking for a way to erase the pain and that arrives in the form of Michelle Milo. From her pencil skirts to her high heels, she’s his perfect fantasy, especially since she has no idea who he is the night they meet at a hotel bar. He doesn’t have a clue either that she’s the brilliant psychologist his sister has arranged for him to see to help him get over his past. She’s simply the stunning woman he takes to bed that night and delivers many Os of joy too.

His touch helps her forget that other man.

When he shows up at her office door the next day, there’s no way in hell she’s going to treat him after they’ve slept together. Jack isn’t willing to let go of the first woman he’s felt anything for in years so he proposes a deal – share her nights with him for thirty days. At the end of one month of exquisite pleasure, they walk away, having helped each other move on from their haunted pasts.

But soon, all those nights threaten to turn into days as the lines between lust and matters of the heart start to blur. Can two people so terribly afraid of love truly fall head over heels?

Seductive Nights & More by Lauren Blakely
    One Night With her for Aug 13 reveal Nights With Him
         
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Aleatha Romig
I'm excited to spotlight this author! She's a master in writing dark romances and she's best known for her incredible series Consequences. A series that many readers have loved dearly. But now she has a brand new series and the first installment was just recently released. The Tales from the Dark Side is a series of standalone dark romances, the first "tale" is called Insidious and I'm beyond intrigued by its mystery and twisted plot. I've been told that everybody that loves dark romances needs to read this book so that's exactly what I plan to do very soon. If you're new to this author and her books, be sure to check this one out! :D

Insidious 

When a powerful man is willing to risk everything for his own satisfaction, only one woman can beat him at his own game: his wife. Or so she thinks…

“Let’s start with you calling me Stewart. Formalities seem unnecessary.”

Stewart Harrington is rich, gorgeous, and one of the most powerful men in Miami. He always gets what he wants. Anything is available to him for the right price.

Even me.

Being the wife of a mogul comes with all the perks, but being Mrs. Stewart Harrington comes with a few special requirements. I’ve learned to keep a part of myself locked away as my husband watches me submit to his needs. But the more he demands of me, the more beguiled he becomes and that’s to my advantage. So I keep fulfilling his fantasies and following his rules because he doesn’t know that what he’s playing is really my game. And winning is everything, right?

More by Aleatha Romig
  
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***DAY 11 GIVEAWAYS***
eBook of Unscripted by Christy Pastore
eBook of Fifteen Weekends by Christy Pastore
Signed paperback of Nights with Him by Lauren Blakely
Signed paperback of Insidious by Aleatha Romig

***DAY 10 GIVEAWAYS***

***DAY 9 GIVEAWAYS***

***DAY 8 GIVEAWAYS***

***DAY 7 GIVEAWAYS***

***DAY 1 GRAND PRIZE***

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