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Monday, 6 January 2020

Blog Tour: One Blissful Night by A.M. Hargrove + 5* review + excerpt

 


Title: One Blissful Night
Series: West Sisters, book #3
Author: A.M. Hargrove 
Cover Designer: Maria@ Steamy Designs 
Cover Photo: Eric McKinney
 Cover Model: Dave Williams 
Release Date: January 6, 2020

Synopsis

“Promise you won’t break my heart, Brax.”

He promised. I believed. Brax Kent was a liar. He shattered every possible piece of me.
Several years passed before I got through an entire day without shedding a tear. My existence was hollow, empty, bleak. Hate was the only thing that pushed me through the day.

Seven years later, who turns up to be my next door neighbor? The man I despise with every ounce of my being.

And now he wants me back. With flowery words and sworn oaths full of apologies, he begs. Can this man who ruined me be trusted? Only his obstinance, persistence, and beautiful face weaken my resolve.

And I stupidly expose my heart as he wedges himself inside, bit by bit. Surrendering completely may mean absolute love, or absolute destruction.
The choice is mine. Cross the line in the sand, or stay in my safe zone.

*One Blissful Night is a complete stand alone, enemies to lovers, contemporary romance, with no cliffhanger.

   

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  Excerpt

Hours passed and she finally stood. I did too and said, “Reynolds, I—” Her hand flew out. “You don’t have the right to speak to me. You lost that right several hours ago. You don’t have the right to follow me, touch me, or call me. We are over.” “I need to explain.” “You must have a hearing problem. Your needs mean nothing to me.” She walked away. I followed only because she was not getting away that easy. I would not give up on us. Never again. I was on her tail and as she went to get into her car, she said, “I told you to leave me alone.” “I know. I heard. But I refuse to do that. Not until you hear me out. I deserve that much from you.” “You deserve nothing. You promised—”  

   

My Review
*ARC received in return for an honest review

One Blissful Night, the third instalment in The West Sisters series, is Reynolds' story and is an enemies to lovers/second chance romance. Although it can be read as a standalone, I'd recommend reading the others in the series first, if you haven't already. This will give you a better reading experience and avoid possible spoilers of the previous books.

This book had everything I love, and have come to expect, from a A.M. Hargrove novel... 
Red hot, passionate chemistry to get you hot under more than the collar, boy was it HOT!🔥
Wonderful characters you love and wish you knew them in real life
A villain who makes you shout at your kindle and cheer at their downfall (well, I did anyway)
Enough angst to tug at your heartstrings
Author's quirky sense of humour that has you chuckling and often laughing out loud
A plot that flows so easily it hooks you from the beginning.

I really enjoyed Reynolds' story. I thought she and Brax were perfect for each other and I especially liked the slow burn to rekindle their relationship. When I wasn't cooling myself down from the scorching passionate scenes I was chuckling away at the pranks Reynolds played on Brax and the way he retaliated back. Yes, they might've seemed childish but they were sooo funny, I particularly loved Rudy the rooster. One scene I laughed out loud at wasn't a prank but it did involve a seagull, I couldn't stop laughing!!

I have loved this series and can't wait for the next book, which is Brax's brother Acer.

As I have already said, One Blissful Night ticks all the boxes for me and is a must read, I can't recommend it enough. 

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About the Author

One day, on her way home from work as a sales manager, USA Today bestselling author, A. M. Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn't do something soon, it would be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming of her whole life. So she made a quick decision to quit her job and reinvented herself as a Naughty and Nice Romance Author. 

Reader, Writer, #WalterThePuppy Owner, Dark Chocolate Lover, Ice Cream Worshipper, Vodka Aficionado, Coffee Drinker, she believes coffee and ice cream should be added as part of the USDA food groups.

Friday, 20 December 2019

Cover Reveal: One Blissful Night (West Sisters #3) by A.M. Hargrove




Title: One Blissful Night
Series: West Sisters, book #3
Author: A.M. Hargrove 
Cover Designer: Maria@ Steamy Designs 
Cover Photo: Eric McKinney
 Cover Model: Dave Williams 
Release Date: January 6, 2020

Synopsis

“Promise you won’t break my heart, Brax.”

He promised. I believed. Brax Kent was a liar. He shattered every possible piece of me.
Several years passed before I got through an entire day without shedding a tear. My existence was hollow, empty, bleak. Hate was the only thing that pushed me through the day.

Seven years later, who turns up to be my next door neighbor? The man I despise with every ounce of my being.

And now he wants me back. With flowery words and sworn oaths full of apologies, he begs. Can this man who ruined me be trusted? Only his obstinance, persistence, and beautiful face weaken my resolve.

And I stupidly expose my heart as he wedges himself inside, bit by bit. Surrendering completely may mean absolute love, or absolute destruction.
The choice is mine. Cross the line in the sand, or stay in my safe zone.

*One Blissful Night is a complete stand alone, enemies to lovers, contemporary romance, with no cliffhanger.
   
About the Author

One day, on her way home from work as a sales manager, USA Today bestselling author, A. M. Hargrove, realized her life was on fast forward and if she didn't do something soon, it would be too late to write that work of fiction she had been dreaming of her whole life. So she made a quick decision to quit her job and reinvented herself as a Naughty and Nice Romance Author. 

Reader, Writer, #WalterThePuppy Owner, Dark Chocolate Lover, Ice Cream Worshipper, Vodka Aficionado, Coffee Drinker, she believes coffee and ice cream should be added as part of the USDA food groups.

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Release Blitz: Six Weeks of Loving You by Karli Perrin + 5+* review


Title: Six Weeks of Loving You
Author: Karli Perrin
Release Date: November 26, 2019

Synopsis

The news reporters called it a disaster.
The doctors called it a miracle.
I could still walk. I could still talk. I could still remember every little detail about the train crash.
Until I couldn’t.
Six weeks later, I lost my memory.
I woke up believing that it was the morning of the accident.
Six weeks after that, it happened again.
I have retrograde amnesia. I’ve damaged a part of my brain which allows me to recall the recent past. In other words, I have an extremely limited short-term memory – six weeks to be exact. 
The train derailed eighteen months ago.
I’ve relived that morning twelve times.
When I meet Spencer Hale, I put up a huge fight.
I won’t let him in. I can’t let him in. But with each day that passes, my walls begin to come down.
I get one step closer to loving him.
And one step closer to losing him.
Welcome to the train wreck that is my life.



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Also available in Kindle Unlimited




My Review
*ARC received in return for an honest review

Omigod this book deserves so much more than 5 stars!! I read this in one sitting, it was so addictive, I couldn't put it down. It would make an amazing movie, just saying.

Six Weeks of Loving You has literally destroyed me!! I sobbed and sobbed as if I’d been told a family member had just died. I’m not exaggerating. My heart and throat hurt, my face was swollen, red and blotchy. From the last 3% of the book I could hardly see for tears, I actually had to stop reading at one point. 

This is a beautiful, emotional and heart wrenching story with amazing characters who yank at your heart strings and endear themselves to your heart from the very beginning. 
Karli Perrin has knocked the ball out of the park with this book, she did an outstanding job of wringing out every drop of emotion in me. I can honestly say this has to be one of my absolute top fave reads EVER and not just of this year!!! 

I fell in love with Spencer & Cora, their attraction was instant and inevitable and their banter was funny, quick and adorable. They hurt my heart but they also rebuilt it. 

There is so much I want to say about these wonderful characters but I'm afraid of revealing spoilers, so all I'll say is...go 1-click this awesome book. I can’t recommend it highly enough but prepare yourself for a LOT of ugly crying and a massive book hangover.

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Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Release Blitz: The Fire (The Hurricane #4) by R.J. Prescott + excerpt + giveaway



Title: The Fire 
(The Hurricane Series, #4)
Author: R.J. Prescott 
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Sports
Release Date: November 5th 2019


FROM GOODREADS DEBUT FINALIST AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HURRICANE COMES THE FIRE.

Synopsis

Evelyn Danaher lives a quiet, uneventful life. That is until she meets Tommy. The only man who makes her lose control of her temper and her knickers at the same time.

Tattooed Irish firefighter Tommy Riordon found the woman of his dreams, then crashed and burned when a misunderstanding left him on his knees, clutching his balls.

They are wrong for each other in every way. But the very best love stores are the ones that shouldn’t work. After all, the fire that doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.

Contemporary Romance. Contains sexual situations, violence, offensive language and mature topics. Recommended for age 18 years and up.



Excerpt
Tommy
“Does someone want to tell me what you lot are doing, sitting around like a bunch of old ladies, and for the love of God, who let that feckin dog piss all over my feckin floor?” Danny barked, making us jump.
“Shit,” Kier muttered as he looked at Driscoll. The pathetic mutt was sat next to a puddle of piss, his head tilted towards Kieran and looking like butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth.
“Sorry Danny, we were just chatting,” I said, knowing instantly that I should’ve kept my trap shut.
“Well how nice. If I’d known that, I’d have brought some cake and a pot of tea with me. As it is, I’ll just have to remind you this is a professional feckin’ boxing gym. If you want to sit around and chat, piss off down the tea rooms,” Danny said.
“What’s a tea room?” I asked.
“I think it’s like an old fashioned café, but more upmarket like,” Kier explained.
“Fuck me backwards,” Con muttered. “I’m going to be training until midnight if you two don’t shut your fuckin’ holes.”
We all turned to look at Danny. His arms were crossed and a cigarette hung from his lips as he gave us his famous death stare. We were all squirming and cracking under the pressure when he finally spoke.
“Kieran, clean up my floor and then I want five miles out of the lot of you.” This time he didn’t he raise his voice, and that was even scarier than when he shouted.
“I’ll take Driscoll with us,” Kier offered. No matter what Kier did he couldn’t train the fucker, yet Danny only had to give the dog a single command and he jumped straight to it. I could relate.
“Don’t be feckin stupid. It’s freezin’ out there. Driscoll. Office,” he ordered. The spoilt mutt licked Kier’s hand, then sashayed his canine arse all the way to Danny’s office where, no doubt, he’d lay out in front of the nice warm radiator.
“Well, what are ya waiting for. Move!” Danny barked, and we jumped to it.
“Jesus, Mary and Joseph. That mongrel of yours gets better treatment than we do,” I moaned, as we made our way to the changing room.
“You make a good point Tommy. Why don’t you go back and tell Danny how you really feel?” Kieran suggested, sarcastically.
“Don’t you have dog piss to clean?” I replied, grinning when he gave me the finger. “Besides, I might not be the sharpest tool in the box, but even I ain’t that .”


About the Author

USA Today bestselling author R.J. Prescott was born in Cardiff, South Wales, and studied law at the University of Bristol, England. Four weeks before graduation she fell in love, and stayed. Ten years later, she convinced her crazy, wonderful firefighter husband to move back to Cardiff where they now live with their two equally crazy sons. Her debut novel The Hurricane was an international bestseller and finalist in the Goodreads Awards in the category of debut author.

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Friday, 1 November 2019

Release Blitz: Once Upon A Wish-mas by Laura Barnard + 5* review





Title: Once Upon a Wish-Mas
Author: Laura Barnard
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: November 1, 2019


Synopsis

Ruby Campbell isn't daunted at the prospect of working as a Nanny for the notorious Barclay Rothchester. She’s warned he’s a strict control freak, but she’s sure she can soften him up. 

Barclay Rothchester lost his wife three years ago. Of course he’s never going to find someone to replace her role, the one she did so perfectly. He’s sure its not going to be hippy dippy Ruby with her sass and rebellious ways. 


Ruby is determined to give his daughters the Christmas they deserve. Now if only she can tolerate their father long enough to make that happen. 


Are they both willing to put their stubborn pride aside, or will they risk losing the one gift that can't be wrapped: each other. 



AVAILABLE NOW! 
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Things you should know about this romcom... 
Tortured sexy single Dad
Quirky kick arse Nanny 
Enemies-to-lovers 
Emotional tear-jerker 
LOTS of Christmas feels

★★★★★ "Mary Poppins meets The Holiday with a sprinkling of White Christmas.  Perfect!”

—Carrie Elks, Amazon Best Selling Author
★★★★★ "All I can say is wow!  This book is amazing!"
—Crazy Reader Book Blog

★★★★★ "I devoured this.  The kind of book that makes me fall in love with reading all over again."
—Nic Reads in Heels

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My Review

**ARC received in return for an honest review

Once Upon A Wish-mas has all the feels to make this the perfect heart-warming Christmas feel-good romance story. If this were a Christmas film it would be right up there with my all time faves I watch every year. I just want to wrap my arms around it and squeeze the hell out of it, I loved it that much. 

I adored Ruby and her story. I laughed out loud at the, sometimes embarrassing, predicaments she got herself into, one of which was the candle at the Carol service, lol! I chuckled at her sass with the gorgeous Barclay. I fumed, laughed, fumed some more and cheered over her run-ins with the snooty mothers on the PTA committee and my heart melted with her relationship with those two adorable girls. They were sooo cute!

Once Upon A Wish-mas should be read curled up in front of the fire sipping a hot chocolate with the Christmas tree lights twinkling and the best Christmas tunes playing quietly in the background to ensure the best reading experience. 1-click this baby and ENJOY!!
**Be prepared, you may have a few tears. 

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About the Author

Amazon Best Seller Laura Barnard lives in Hertfordshire, UK and writes romantic comedy or 'chick lit' as its so often described. In her spare time she enjoys drinking her body weight in tea, indulging in cupcakes the size of her face and drooling over hunks like Jamie Dornan, Ryan Gosling and Leo Dicaprio. 
She enjoys wearing yoga pants and reading fitness magazines while sitting on the sofa eating chocolate. She's a real fan of the power nap, loves setting her friends up together and of course READING! 

She writes not to get rich or famous, but because she LOVES writing. Even if one person tells her they enjoyed her book it makes the midnight typing worth it!