Category Archives: Contemporary Romance

Cover Reveal: Bitter Sweet Love by R.C. Stephens

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 Bitter Sweet Love by R.C. Stephens
(Twisted Series #1) 
Publication date: January 18th 2015
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult

Book Description:
After enduring an abusive childhood and having her heart broken by the only boy she trusts, Alexis White vows to never let anyone hurt her again. She’s left her troubled past behind and starts a new life at college. For the past seven years, her social calendar has been filled with frat parties, drinking, and meaningless sexual hook-ups. Until one night she unexpectedly gets saved by a tall, dark, and handsome French foreigner, Luc Blanchard. He’s charming, sophisticated, and very interested in Lexi, who has presented herself as a challenge when she tells him relationships aren’t her thing.
She finds herself sucked in by his own intriguing past. But everything changes when Dylan Priestley, the gorgeous boy who broke her heart and shattered her faith in friendship and love, suddenly shows up in her life again while back home on a visit. Dylan doesn’t hide his feelings for Lexi, but she can’t forgive or forget being betrayed by the one person she ever truly loved.

Despite the pain Dylan’s caused her, Lexi is once again drawn to the blue-eyed-boy-next-door. Will Lexi choose the man who seems perfect but hides a dark side or the boy who smashed her heart into pieces so many years ago?

R.C. Stephens was born in Toronto, Canada. She graduated from York University with a Master’s Degree in Political Science.The First Novel Bitter Sweet Love part of the Twisted Love series is set to release this fall. Followed by the sequel Sweet Love Forever.Her husband was her first teenage love. They live together with their three children in Toronto. Loving Canadian winters, she could never think of living anywhere else.

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Book Blitz, Excerpt & Rafflecopter: Feel by Karen-Anne Stewart

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Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance

Suspense /Contemporary

Date of Publication: December 15th, 2014.

ISBN: 978-1502757746

Number of pages: 276

Word Count: 94,000

Book Description:

The one whose emotions I can’t feel is the one who makes me feel the most.

I was a sensitive, at least that’s what I was told by the boy who saved me from the overwhelming emotions that consumed my soul, the boy who saved me from myself when my gift became stronger. Through the years, he was my redemption, my reason to take my next breath…then, he was gone.


Cover Reveal: Alpha Fighter by Ava Ashley

Alpha Fighter by Ava Ashley
(The Alpha Fighter Series #1)
Publication date: December 15th 2014
Genres: New Adult, RomanceSynopsis:

The first part of Alpha Fighter, a two-part series from Amazon bestselling author, Ava Ashley.

Savannah Santos is on the run, almost out of options and cash. The daughter of a motorcycle club king, she fled everything she ever knew to get out of an arranged marriage to a rival club’s prince. Her plan is to follow her career dreams and not endanger anyone by getting too close. But she wasn’t expecting her new roommate to be her dream guy.

For Cooper Quin, being any girl’s dream man, is nothing new, but he’s determined to stay exactly that: a dream. His focus is on killing it in the brutal MMA ring. A former Navy SEAL with a dark past of pain and betrayal, falling in love is the last thing he intends to do. But his sexy new roommate is nothing like one of his usual one-night stands. With her, it feels safe to let his guard down.

Cooper knows a little about running from the past; Savannah’s is still looking for her. He can’t leave her alone, but pursuing her might be the MMA fighter’s undoing. She knows she can’t stay forever—not with two outlaw gangs searching everywhere to bring her back.


Amazon bestselling author Ava Ashley may look like the girl next door, but her steamy romances reveal a very naughty side. Raised in small town Ohio and now living in Homer, Alaska it’s amazing that she hasn’t increased the average temperature in her area of the state with her steamy writing. And she loves reading new adult romance novels as much as she enjoys writing them.Ava likes spending time outdoors and does a lot of hiking and cycling with her husband and four children. When she can get away on her own, she’ll often take pen and paper along, find a secluded spot and let the environment inspire her. Of course, that inspiration frequently results in characters tearing each other’s clothes off, but you would expect nothing less from a romance writer.Author links:

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Book Blitz and Review: Auld Land Syne by Kerry Adrienne


She never expected to see him again; he never told her how he felt all those years ago. Will the new year also bring them a new start and a second chance?

auldlangpic    Title: Auld Lang Syne

   Author: Kerry Adrienne

   Author Location: Raleigh, NC

   Genre: Contemporary Romance

   Release Date: December 18, 2014

   Page Count: 84 pages

   Publisher: Blush from Ellora’s Cave

   Format: Digital eBook

   ISBN: 9781419949814



The years since college have been tough for small town Texas girl, Charlotte, but after her husband’s death, she’s finally able to explore a career in photography. A friend offers to exhibit her work in his swanky New York City gallery. New York during the holidays is everything she’s heard and more. Overwhelmed by the city, she never expected to cross paths with her old friend-with-benefits from school.

Staid psychology professor Jacob learns that Charlotte will be in town for New Year’s. He’s spent the time since graduation regretting not telling her how he really felt all those years ago. He loves her and has never stopped thinking about her.

In a whirlwind trip around the city, Charlotte learns to shed her guilt and follow her long-time dreams. Jacob has to step out into the real world and make a stand for what he believes. To find love, they both must take a chance or risk being stuck in times gone by.

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Kerry loves history and spends large amounts of time wondering about people who lived and walked on Earth in the past. She’s a mom to three daughters, six cats, and various small animals, including a panther chameleon. Her shoe horde will attest to her fine shopping skills.


In addition to writing, she’s a college instructor, artist, costumer, and editor. Her new love is her Mini Cooper Convertible, Sheldon, and they have already gone on many adventures.


Kerry is represented by Marisa Corvisiero.

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Friends with Benefits…. small town Texas girl, Charlotte is starting over. Her husband died in a car accident more than a year ago and she is finally going to explore a career in photography, something she always wanted to do.  When an old friend offered to exhibit her work in his gallery she travels to NY.  She is overwhelmed when she gets there but then to run into her old friend with benefits from college, now what?

Jacob, aka friend with benefits, a professor here in NY learns of her arrival. He was in love with her and never told her. Jacob allowed her to marry someone else and has regretted it ever since.

Definitely a whirl wind of emotion from beginning to end. You wanted to cry because of lost love and hate because of jealousy and what that can do. Lastly we laugh because of a piece of sushi. The minutes to the ball dropping, wow. You just need to read to find out why.   Adrienne really made you think about how short life truly is.

This maybe a short story but it does leave you satisfied to the end.

 4 Stars