Monday, May 31, 2021

The Business Engagement Blitz


The Business Engagement
Kasi Blake
(Boss of Seduction)
Publication date: May 22nd 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

One engagement can save two reputations… if they can keep their hands off each other.

When claustrophobic Anna gets trapped in an elevator with hunky Skylar, the last thing she expects is to exit an engaged woman. But Skylar insists tongues will stop wagging when people realize she is marrying him and not sleeping with her boss.

Skylar’s father (her boss) invites her to spend Thanksgiving weekend with his entire family in Vermont, and he won’t take no for an answer. She has no clue how she will get through four days under the same roof with the sexy, arrogant Skylar. Then she discovers they expect her to share a room with her fiancĂ©. Now what?

With her job on the line, will she also be willing to risk her heart?

This book is a little STEAMY. if you don’t like that, you can skip those scenes and still enjoy the book. It isn’t erotica, so there isn’t much to skim over. But if you enjoy the love scenes, have at it.

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EXCERPT:

Then the trees parted to reveal a covered bridge. It reminded her of a movie she adored, a sweet love story that made her cry every single time she watched it. Skylar’s arm looped around her shoulders, and he pulled her close. She glanced around to see if they were being watched. The house wasn’t even in sight now.

He took her onto the bridge, stopped in the middle, and pointed out the peaceful water below. A problem with their plan surfaced in her mind. Although she didn’t want to intrude on his thoughts, he needed to know about the trouble waiting on the horizon for them.

“Your grandmother knows we’re lying,” she said.

He scoffed. “No, she doesn’t.”

“When she took me up to your room, she mentioned Clare.” Anna stopped talking when he stiffened beside her. His arm dropped from her shoulders. She rushed on. “I didn’t know who she was talking about.”

“You didn’t tell her that, did you?”

“She caught me off guard.”

Skylar placed his hands on the railing and leaned forward, tension bunching the muscles in his upper body. After a moment a short burst of laughter parted his lips. He took a step back and looked at her, smiling. “Grandma Dot is ninety, and everyone humors her even though we know she’s not as crazy as she acts. My parents let her get away with murder. Just ignore her.”

“What if she tells your mom or dad I didn’t know about Clare?”

“I don’t think they’ll be surprised.” He shrugged as his hands slid into the pockets of his faded jeans. “They know I don’t like to talk about… the past. My family has tried to get me to spill my guts a million times. If anything, they’ll just tell me I need to open up to you before the wedding.”

Anna nibbled on her lower lip for a second, knowing she was about to cross into dangerous territory, but unable to stop herself. “If we were engaged for real, I’d want to know about your first wife.”

“What if I don’t feel like sharing?” His eyes narrowed on her face, and he folded his arms. “Then what?”

“I’d try to get you to open up to me.”

“How would you try? What would you do?”

“I’d tell you that I loved you. But if you can’t trust me, I can’t be with you.”

Stunned expression, he shook his head as if to clear it. “You would break up with me just because I don’t want to tell you everything?”

Tears pricked the backs of her eyes as her insecurities came rushing forward. She reminded herself their relationship was fake. It felt real there for a moment as if they were having a real fight, and it actually hurt that he didn’t trust her enough to open up. But none of it was real. “Never mind.”

She spun around and marched back in the direction of the house, leaving him to follow or not. Part of her wanted to run, but if his family saw, they might start to suspect. Of course, she could always tell them she was mad that he wouldn’t share information about his first wife. He called after her, but she kept going. She should thank him for reminding her that relationships were too complicated, too painful. It was a hard yet necessary lesson to learn. Even though seeing happy couples in love squeezed her heart like a vice, she was better off concentrating on her career.

Author Bio:

Kasi Blake learned that writing was her superpower when she was in the third grade. The teacher asked the students to write a short (one-page) story about a pet monster for Halloween. She heard the other kids all saying they were doing vampires and werewolves, so she chose to write about a pet mummy. Her story made the entire classroom erupt with laughter. That's when she realized words had power. Then when she was in high school she had to write a short story for a class and put it off until the last minute. While talking to friends that morning, she scribbled it out and handed it in. The teacher thought she'd plagiarized it. That's how good he thought it was, but her friends backed her up. Later in college, her writing ability saved her from a bad grade in history. It was a writing-intensive course.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Pieces of Us - Coming April 22nd

A stand-alone second-chance romance in A.L. Jackson's Confessions of the Heart Series...



Cover: RBA Designs
Photo: Michelle Lancaster Photography
Model: Josh Elton


DETAILS: 
TITLE: PIECES OF US
SERIES: A Confessions of the Heart Stand-Alone Novel 
RELEASE DATE: APRIL 22ND, 2019


Synopsis

Maxon Chambers has a way of stealing all the attention.
All my affection, and all my dreams.
What I needed to remember was he’d stolen my good judgment and my virginity, too.
When he broke up with me, I ran across the country and swore I’d never return to Broadshire Rim.
But here I am, thirteen years later. 

Maxon is all grown up.
Sexier than sin and more tempting than ever.
A detective on the Charleston force, he lives on the outside of safety, devoted to protecting the people of his city.
But with the way he’s looking at me now? I’m pretty sure what needs protecting is my heart.
Can we mend the pieces of us? Or will he leave my heart shattered forever . . .





A smirk pulled at the corner of Maxon’s mouth where he had me backed against the wall. “You act like I have some other place to be.”

Redness flushed. “Don’t act like you don’t have plenty of people to entertain you.” I hoped it didn’t sound like bitterness, like scorn, but it was hard to keep that from quivering in my voice.

He moved even closer and planted his hands over my head. So close I could feel need oozing from his skin, his breath on my face, blueberries and ice. “There’s no one else, Izzy. No one I want. No one I can’t breathe without. It’s always been you.”

Desire pulled at my stomach, knottin’ it up tight. I pressed my thighs together, and he caught it, scenting my need.

Hot air puffed out of his nostrils like the dragon he was, and I was shivering. Shaking like a leaf.

He moved his hand, slowly, watching me carefully as he dropped it down and placed it on my bare thigh.

Right up under the skirt of my dress.

The breath left me on a staggered gasp. Tingles flashed. Flames licking and lapping.

My body begged to come alive under his touch.

“Izzy, baby,” he murmured, and oh God, I sagged, my back pressed to the wall. Hooked. Knowing how fast this man could make me fall.

Those eyes pinned me, keeping me in place, while his hand squeezed my leg.

He edged down, nose brushing mine, a soft inhale between his lips.

Breathing me in.

Then he pressed his mouth to mine. Featherlight.

Didn’t matter how soft it was.

Lightning streaked. A crack of thunder in the air.

He pressed our mouths tighter, lips closed, just this persistent pressure that felt so right.

A promise.

An apology.

Sensation rushed through my body.

This old love trying to bust free.

To climb out.

Reach for him.

Because I’d wanted it. Wanted to be with him so badly.

I whimpered.

“Izzy,” he murmured at my lips.

“Maxon,” I whispered back.

That was it.

We lit.




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A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, BLEEDING STARS, and FIGHT FOR ME novels. Grab A.L. Jackson’s latest novel, ALL OF ME, a stand-alone novel in her CONFESSIONS OF THE HEART series.

If she’s not writing, you can find her hanging out by the pool with her family, sipping cocktails with her friends, or of course with her nose buried in a book.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Review: R. Caine High School, 1-3

R. Caine High School, 1-3 R. Caine High School, 1-3 by Victoria Danann
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is like no other YA I have ever read. You have Gods, Demigods, a game, and high school. Couldn't put it down and most certainly can't wait for more.

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Review: Black Dog: A Christmas Story

Black Dog: A Christmas Story Black Dog: A Christmas Story by Victoria Danann
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A Christmas to remember. I'm a dog lover at heart and Blackie is absolutely amazing. Even when he is severely injured he is fiercely loyal, protective and quite literally mans best friend. A lot of emotions run through this story and a lot of nostalgia.

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Release All of Me by A.L. Jackson


A forbidden stand-alone romance in A.L. Jackson's Confessions of the Heart Series.



"This is without a doubt my top read for 2018."

~A Book Lover's Emporium Book Blog


⋆Sexy Attorney
⋆Forbidden Romance
⋆The one woman who will make him question everything



DETAILS: 
TITLE: ALL OF ME
SERIES: A Confessions of the Heart Stand-Alone Novel 
RELEASE DATE: December 3rd, 2018


People call me callous. Arrogant. Ruthless.
I call myself tenacious.
One of the most powerful attorneys in Charleston, I don’t let anyone or anything stand in my way.
Until a chance encounter changes everything.
One glance.
One touch.
One night.
It only leaves me wanting more.
But Grace is off limits. Most people would even say forbidden.
Everyone knows an attorney can’t sleep with his client.
Too bad I already did.
And even with the threat of losing everything, I don’t know if I can stop myself from having her again...
All of Me – a Confessions of the Heart forbidden, stand-alone romance



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A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.
Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, BLEEDING STARS, and FIGHT FOR ME novels. Grab A.L. Jackson’s latest novel, ALL OF ME, the second stand-alone novel in her brand-new CONFESSIONS OF THE HEART series.
If she’s not writing, you can find her hanging out by the pool with her family, sipping cocktails with her friends, or of course with her nose buried in a book.
Be sure not to miss new releases and sales from A.L. Jackson - Sign up to receive her newsletter http://smarturl.it/NewsFromALJackson or text “aljackson” to 33222 to receive short but sweet updates on all the important news.

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Friday, November 23, 2018

Review: Darkbeam (The Rubicon's Story Part 1)

Darkbeam (The Rubicon's Story Part 1) Darkbeam (The Rubicon's Story Part 1) by Adrienne Woods
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Love when an author gives you the backstory and the struggles of a main character. Explains more of what they have gone through to get where they are now.

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Review: Queen Of Ashes: A Reverse Harem Shifter Romance

Queen Of Ashes: A Reverse Harem Shifter Romance Queen Of Ashes: A Reverse Harem Shifter Romance by K.N. Knight
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Things move swiftly with new discoveries. Now 4 men in Rangers harem still trying to find answers in a baron world. New characters introduced, so can't wait for more.

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