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Surprise cover reveal for All I Ask by Corinne Michaels! (9/5/2019)

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All
I Ask

Release Date: March 17, 2020
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Synopsis:
From the New York Times bestselling
author of One Last Time comes a breathtaking story about first love, second
chances, and starting over.
 
Teagan Berkley is trying her best. A
single mom raising a precocious teen, she may have given up on her dreams, but
she’s accepted her life in her small beachside hometown. Now the one person who
abandoned her when she needed him the most has returned, bringing back memories
of what might have been.
 
Derek Hartz arrives in town with a
teenage daughter – and he’s full of guilt over his failed marriage and the way
he ended his friendship with Teagan. He’s determined to set things right with
her, but first he needs to gain her trust. Something he’s not convinced he
deserves.
 
As Teagan and Derek open up to each
other—and confess their deepest secrets—it’s impossible for them to deny what’s
always been between them. But just when their happily ever after is within
reach, their complicated history surfaces again and threatens to keep them
apart. Forever.
 
 
 
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About Corinne: 

New York Times, USA
Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Corinne Michaels is the author of eighteen
romance novels. She’s an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two
beautiful children. Corinne is happily married to the man of her dreams and is
a former Navy wife.

After spending months
away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape
from the loneliness. She enjoys putting her characters through intense
heartbreak and finding a way to heal them through their struggles. Her stories
are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love.
 

 

The Day He Came Back by Penelope Ward is available now! (8/22/2019)

THE DAY HE CAME BACK IS LIVE!

 

A Standalone Contemporary Romance

New York Times, USA Today, and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author

Penelope Ward

SYNOPSIS

It was the summer of my life.

I’d met the guy of my dreams.

Unfortunately, he was the son of my uppity employer—and very much off-limits.

But Gavin was a rebel. He knew his mother would disown him if she found out about us; in his eyes, we just had to be careful.

He never treated me as his mother did—like hired help.

Instead, Gavin put me on a pedestal and loved me harder than I’d ever been loved in my life.

 

What a summer it was.

Until it all ended—badly.

 

I was never supposed to see Gavin again.

That didn’t stop me from thinking about him every day for ten years.

I knew little about his life now, just that he was an entrepreneur living an ocean away.

 

When a twist of fate had me working again in the very place our love affair started a decade earlier, I knew it was only a matter of time before I might see him again.

But I wasn’t prepared.

What if he hated me?

What if he loved someone else now?

I wasn’t prepared for all the unknowns.

 

And most of all, I wasn’t prepared for today to be the day he came back.

REVIEW:

Holy Moly! I can finally breathe now. This book is angst galore!!!
The story is about the girl from the wrong side of the track and a rich boy/second chance romance. Raven and Gavin met when Gavin came from school for the summer before he moves to Oxford for law school. Raven and her mother works for Gavin’s parents looking after their mansion. They immediately attracted to each other. Raven is so much different from all the rich girls who shamelessly throwing themselves at him. Gavin and Raven connected at a deeper level. They were inseparable that summer but an unfortunately event happened and they were separated for a decade. Can they find their way back to each other despite the time apart?
I adore Gavin – even though he came from a wealthy family he is very down to earth, sweet, kind, not to mention smart and successful. I like the younger version Raven. She wasn’t dealt with the best cards in life. She innocent, fun, sassy, and isn’t afraid of sparing with Gavin. The became friends that summer but their friendship quickly escalate to more despite the protest from Gavin’s evil mother. Ughh! I really hate the woman. Gavin was adamant to fight for Raven though. He is willing to make their love work despite all the obstacles. Just when Gavin was ready to go back to school Raven broke it off without much of an explanation – not one Gavin understood anyways. Gavin was angry, broken hearted but he had to move on. Ten years later, Gavin expectantly came home to visit his ailing father and to his surprise Raven was at his father’s side. All the anger and resentment came rushing back but Gavin has to put it aside because his father desperately needs her. I enjoy the angst and the slow burn romance between Gavin and Raven. I like the plotline and a little bit of family drama. For the most part, I like that the story focuses on their romance. I did not like the part where Raven accidently kissed Gavin knowing he was engaged. I also would have like Gavin coming to term with his own feelings before Raven’s confession. I cannot help but feel bad for the fiancé – she didn’t do anything wrong and seem to be a good person. I love the older version of Gavin’s brother Weldon – I would love a story on him. Over all, what an enjoyable read – emotional, deliciously sexy, slow burn, heart-felt. Good chemistry, awesome banters, fantastic storytelling as usual. 

 

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Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of contemporary romance.

 

She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor. Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son, and beautiful daughter with autism.

 

With over two million books sold, she is a 21-time New York Times bestseller and the author of over twenty novels. Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages and can be found in bookstores around the world.

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Blog Tour: Feast of Sparks by Sierra Simone is LIVE. (8/8/2019)

 

FEAST OF SPARKS (Thornchapel #2) by Sierra Simone
Release Date: August 1st
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A LESSON IN THORNS (Thornchapel  #1)
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I’m an outcast and a loner, named for death itself.  Fate wasn’t supposed to have plans for me.

But then she came back—the girl I once kissed in a thorn-covered chapel in the woods.  She came back, and I could no more resist her than I could pry out my own heart. And by some trick of fate, she wants me as much as I want her.  The only problem? She also wants the man who owns Thornchapel, Auden Guest.

And so do I.

Eight years ago, I did something to Auden, something terrible.  He hurt me back the only way he knew how, and so here we are: our hatred seasoned with pain and my loneliness seasoned with longing.  The only thing we can agree on is Proserpina Markham, and she wants us to find a way to be together—all three of us. 

If Auden wants to earn her as his submissive, then he has to earn me as well.

But with the discovery of bones behind the altar and the carnal revel of Beltane fast approaching, it’s becoming clear that Thornchapel’s secrets are much deeper and older than any of us could have ever guessed.  And no matter how bright and merry a feast of sparks may be, it’s always followed by ashes. 

And darkness.

 

 

Excerpt:
Shame, hot and prickling, needles everywhere at my face and chest and belly as I begin to bend down to the floor. The cool air that caresses my pussy is now everywhere as the position begins to expose my most secret flesh, and there’s no pretending away the reality of what I’m doing. I’m doing something I’ve never done before, I’m offering up the filthiest part of me for inspection, and despite everything the three of us have shared in the past twenty-four hours, I’m flooded with shame. It’s real shame now, not play-shame, and my safe word floats to the top of my mind, a buoy in the clear waters.

Convivificat.

I don’t want to safe out right now, I’m nowhere near the edge, but it’s nice to have it there all the same. Reassuring. There’s nothing they can do that I can’t stop.

And anyway, this is who I am—who I’ve been growing into ever since I found the words to define it.

 

 

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BLOG TOUR: Resist by K. Bromberg is available. (8/5/2019)

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A sexy, emotional roller coaster ride with explosive chemistry between a powerhouse couple. I was hooked from the first page!”– J.T. Geissinger, author

Resist, the first in an all-new irresistible duet by New York Times bestselling author K. Bromberg is available now!

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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Driven series comes a powerful romance about reaching great heights through low depths.

Who says you have to play by the rules to get what you want?

Agreeing to meet Ryker Lockhart is my first mistake. Rich, handsome, and more than intriguing, he thinks blackmail will bend me to his will.

But he’s wrong.

I may have done a few things that weren’t exactly legal, but I have my own reasons for that. The last thing I’m going to do is let some high-powered divorce attorney come into my life, have my body, and rule my heart. Not to mention ruin everything that I have carefully built in just a short amount of time.

But as much as I try to resist him, and against my better judgment, there is something about him that has me agreeing to his proposal.

I’m putting everything on the line for him. I just hope I won’t lose everything when this is all over.

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Excerpt:

“It won’t be as easy as you think to walk away from the high life. Money is a powerful thing. Once you have it, it’s hard as hell to live without, Vaughn.”

I start to protest but then realize he doesn’t get it. He knows how much he is paying me. He sees the expensive clothes and jewelry I have on but has no clue they are from thrift stores and pawnshops.

“I’ll walk away.”

The chuckle he emits scrapes over my nerves and irritates them. “No, you won’t. You’re addicted to the power of it. Of knowing you can bring a man to his knees. Of the ability to use your body to get exactly what you want.”

“You don’t know a thing about me.”

But the ghost of a smirk that plays at the corner of his mouth makes me fear he just might. “You don’t have to be embarrassed by it, Vaughn. I get off on the same type of power when I’m in court. It’s a high. Something once you have a taste of, you only seem to want more of.”

“Don’t paint your experience on my canvas,” I murmur.

“Here we are,” he says, pulling my attention to our surroundings instead of to him. We’re standing outside the entrance to The Club, and every part of me deflates a little at the thought of having to go back inside with him.

Of having to play more of the part, when this, me getting to be a little more of myself, has been so unexpected and nice.

“Here we are,” I repeat.

We stare at each other, the shadows of the night playing over his face and reminding me I barely know this man and that I do, in fact, want to know him more.

“I’d be more than happy to drive you home—”

“But—”

He puts a finger to my lips. “But that’s too personal.” He steps into me so that we’re both in the shadows now on the broad sidewalk.

“It’s too personal,” I agree as I draw in the scent of him, the feel of his palms as they run up and down my arms. And for the briefest of moments I forget what I’m doing here and that he’s paid me for it because all I can think about is him kissing me. All I want is him to.

“Why don’t we go—”

His lips close ever so slowly over mine so that I have no choice but to sink into the kiss. A kiss that’s soft and tender when every other one we’ve shared thus far has been raging with a lascivious desire.

But not this one.

My body heats up nerve by nerve. Muscle by muscle. Sensation by sensation.

Until he leans back so his forehead rests against mine and we breathe in the same air.

“Good night, Vaughn.”

What?

My head snaps up as Ryker takes a step back, regret owning every part of his expression, including the desire warring in his eyes.

“I don’t understand.” Flummoxed, I stand where I am and just watch him as he takes another step back and points to the taxi pulled up to the curb at my back.

“Your cab is here.” His smile is pained.

“But . . .”

He lifts a hand in silent goodbye before he turns the corner, leaving me staring after him as the taxi driver ushers me into the cab.

Tears sting my eyes as he pulls away from the curb.

Ryker just gave me exactly what I asked for—no sex—and yet every part of me is confused by it.

Because I want him.

And now I’m not exactly sure what I’m supposed to do about it.

 

 

About K. Bromberg

New York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy, and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines, and damaged heroes who we love to hate and hate to love.

A mom of three, she plots her novels in between school runs and soccer practices, more often than not with her laptop in tow.

Since publishing her first book in 2013, Kristy has sold over one million copies of her books across sixteen different countries and has landed on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists over twenty-five times. Her Driven trilogy (Driven, Fueled, and Crashed) is currently being adapted for film by Passionflix with the first movie slated to release in the summer of 2018.

She is currently working on her Everyday Heroes trilogy. This series consists of three complete standalone novels—Cuffed, Combust, and Cockpit (late spring 2018)—and is about three brothers who are emergency responders, the jobs that call to them, and the women who challenge them.

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THE GUY ON THE RIGHT by Kate Stewart is LIVE!!! (8/1/2019)



We’re celebrating the release of The Guy on the Right by Kate Stewart! Fall in love with Theo and Laney today!


Contemporary Romance/Romantic Dramedy
Stand Alone

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Blurb:

Strike One-My mother named me Theodore after her favorite chipmunk.

Not cool, Mom.

I‘ve spent most of my life answering to Teddy, because I couldn’t make Theo work.

Except for here. College. The place where all bets are off, and I’ve managed to redeem myself.

There’s only one problem, my new roommate, Troy, is football royalty and looks like he stepped off the set of an Abercrombie shoot.

Doesn’t matter, I cook a mean breakfast for his panty parade, and we get along well.

And anyway, this year I got the girl. And she’s perfect.

That’s right. Theodore Houseman, former band geek, now marching band rock star has finally landed the girl of his dreams.

Everything is perfect.

That is, until Troy takes a good look at her.

I’m not going down without a fight. As a matter of fact, I’m not going down at all. As glorious as these days may be for my all-star roommate, Laney is my end game.

I may not know much about play strategy, but I’ve been the good guy my whole life. I’ve been listening and I know exactly what women want. Framed in a picture standing next to me, Troy may seem like Mr. Perfect, but he’s underestimating the guy on the right.

Spoiler alert: In this story, the underdog is going to win.

 

 

 

 

 

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A Texas native, Kate Stewart lives in North Carolina with her husband, Nick, and her naughty beagle, Sadie. She pens messy, sexy, angst-filled contemporary romance as well as romantic comedy and erotic suspense because it’s what she loves as a reader. Kate is a lover of all things ’80s and ’90s, especially John Hughes films and rap. She dabbles a little in photography, can knit a simple stitch scarf for necessity, and on occasion, does very well at whiskey.Contact Kate- Email-authorkatestewart@gmail.com

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Review Tour: All Grown Up by Vi Keeland is LIVE!!! (7/10/2019)

ALL GROWN UP IS LIVE!

A Standalone Contemporary Romance

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Vi Keeland

 

SYNOPSIS

When I first encountered Ford Donovan, I had no idea who he was…well, other than the obvious. Young, gorgeous, successful, smart. Did I mention young? If I did, it bears repeating. Ford Donovan was too young for me.

Let’s back up to how it all started. My best friend decided I needed to start dating again. So, without my knowledge, she set up a profile for me on a popular dating site—one that invited men ages twenty-one to twenty-seven to apply for a date. Those nicknamed Cunnilingus King were told they’d go straight to the top for consideration. The profile wasn’t supposed to go live. Another point that bears repeating—it wasn’t supposed to.

Nevertheless, that’s how I met Ford, and we started messaging. He made me laugh; yet I was adamant that because of his age, we could only be friends. But after weeks of wearing me down, I finally agreed to one date only—my first after twenty years of being with my high school sweetheart. I knew it couldn’t last, but I was curious about him.

Though, you know what they say…curiosity kills the cat.

My legs wobbled walking into the restaurant.

Ford was seated at the bar. When he turned around, he took my breath away.

His sexy smile nearly melted my panties.

But…he looked so familiar.

As I got closer I realized why.

He was the son of the neighbor at our family’s summer home.

The boy next door.

Only now…he was all man.

I hadn’t seen him in years.

I left the restaurant and planned to put the entire crazy thing behind me.

Which I did. Until summer came.

And guess who decided to use his family’s summer home this year?

 

 

Okay, honestly older heroine and younger hero makes no difference to me in this book largely due to the amazing chemistry portrayed.  I don’t even think about it at all actually unless it was mentioned by the heroine herself.  Ford and Valentina met through Match.com.  They had flirty chats and messages – the chemistry was awesome.  The two decided to meet for the first time and Valentina was mortified when she realized Ford was the boy next door to her summer home.  Except now he is all grown up, successful, smart and gorgeous.  Valentina bolted out of that date, but when she decided to spend the sometimes at her family’s summer home … she quickly found out she was not alone J She is forced to see her sexy neighbor every day.  Can she really resist his charm?  The attraction between Valentina and Ford is off the chart.  Ford is serious about dating Valentina but she is not ready for a relationship… but who needs relationship right? How about just a summer fling?  I really adore Ford.  He is definitely mature.  He is funny, caring, and romantic.  The guy is so persistent.   Valentina is beautiful but thanks to her ex she lost all her confident.  She is beautiful, sweet, and let’s be honest 37 is not old.  I understand her struggles with giving her heart away to Ford though.  He is younger and hasn’t experience life like she thinks he deserves.  Besides the sizzling sexual attractions pouring off the page, I really adore the sweet romance between them.  Ford is so freaking good at wooing the woman he wants.  Love the witty funny banters.  The sexy times? HOT HOT HOT! Vi Keeland delivered once again a passionate, humorous, heartwarming, romantic love story.  Fabulous writing and a fantastic read!

 

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Written With You, the emotional and highly anticipated conclusion to The Regret Duet from USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez, is available now!

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When I was fifteen, a single bullet changed my life. I spent the next decade trying to outrun the devastation of my past, building an empire that would shield me from whatever life could throw at me.

But all the money in the world couldn’t help me when I found a screaming newborn abandoned on my doorstep.

I’d never wanted to be a father. Passing the sludge that ran through my veins down to an innocent child seemed like a tragedy. But there she was—pink cheeks, red hair, and mine.

Somehow, against all logic, that little girl became the best thing that ever happened to me. It was impossible to stay lost in the past when I was the only one who could protect her future.

Which is exactly why, when her mother came back four years later, I was ready for battle.

If only I could stop myself from falling in love with her during the war.

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The second book brings you a whole new level of suspense, roller coaster, twists and turns.  It wasn’t enough that the big secret came to light about Hadley and her twin sister.  People you thought you trusted turn into someone else.  It’s an uphill battle for Hadley to win back trust and time with her daughter and Caven.  I think there are too many secrets to say much about the plot…all I know is that this story makes my heart race, my throat constricts and I was on the edge of my seat the entire time.  One step forward, two step back.  So much feels and emotions invested in all of these characters.  Aly did not disappointed with the conclusion.  This duet is phenomenal.  A thrilling storyline and flawlessly written.  MUST READ!!!

 

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Every little girl dreams of the fairytale. The one where the white knight rushes in to save her from the clutches of evil. They fall in love, have babies, and live happily ever after.

By that definition, my life should have been a fairytale too.

When I was eight years old, Caven Hunt saved me from the worst kind of evil to walk the Earth. It didn’t matter that I was a kid. I fell in love with him all the same.

But that was where my fairytale ended.

Years later, a one-night stand during the darkest time imaginable gave us a little girl. It was nothing compared to the pitch black that consumed me when I was forced to leave her with Caven for good.

At the end of every fairytale, the happily-ever-after is the one thing that remains consistent. It wasn’t going to be mine, but there hadn’t been a night that passed where I hadn’t prayed that it would be hers.

I owed Caven my life.

However, I owed that innocent child more.

And that included ripping the heart from my chest and facing her father again.

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Review Blast – LETTERS TO MOLLY by Devney Perry is available now. (6/18/2019)
Molly Alcott didn’t expect
to open her mailbox one summer morning and find an old letter stuffed between
bills and a supermarket flyer. Penned in familiar handwriting, dated over
fifteen years ago, the letter was written to Molly after her first date with the
man she’ll never forget.




Week after week, new letters appear. Each marks an event in
the history of their epic love affair. Each heals a wound. Each holds the
confession of the man who still owns Molly’s heart.




The letters are full of promise, hope and love, but truth be
told, Molly wishes she could unread them all.




Because the man who wrote these letters is not the one
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HOLY Bejesus! This book SLAYED! This book is about a divorce couple having second chance at love. I sort of knew going in that it is going to be a tough one. There is just something about a couple divorce that really hurt my heart. Thank God that did not happen to me personally but I get really emotional when it comes to two people who married dissolved. Molly and Finn met in college through Finn’s sister Poppy who also happened to be Molly’s best friend. The two hit it off right way and after a short world wind romance they were married. Pass forward, Molly and Finn are divorced and co-parents to two beautiful sweet children. They tried to be cordial and polite for the sake of their kids. One night, when Finn came over for pizza and a movie … they woke up the next day naked in Molly’s bed slightly hung over. Things about to get complicated. Molly and Finn could not quit each and they continued having sex … is it loneliness? Is it just a romp in the hay to satisfy their physical needs or is it so much more? One day, Molly opened her mailbox and find an old letter written by Finn 15 years back. It was written after their first date… The big mystery is who sent it and why? The letters kept on coming – there are happy ones and there are just devastating ones. In order to forgive each other and forgive themselves Molly and Finn are forced to face their past, the truths, lies, mistakes, regrets, no matter how much it breaks them both.

Oh man! This book is beyond heart wrenching and emotional. I love everything about their journey from the beginning until the end. The fun and flirty young love. The struggles and hurdles they had to overcome. I ugly cried so much and my heart ache for them both. In the end, the wooing and the swoony romance – nothing but happy tears. This book is PHENOMENAL – a beautiful story of love, loss, redemption, hope, marriage, family, friendship, and second chance. AMAZING and UTTELY ROMANTIC!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Every little girl dreams of the fairytale. The one where the white knight rushes in to save her from the clutches of evil. They fall in love, have babies, and live happily ever after.

By that definition, my life should have been a fairytale too.

When I was eight years old, Caven Hunt saved me from the worst kind of evil to walk the Earth. It didn’t matter that I was a kid. I fell in love with him all the same.

But that was where my fairytale ended.

Years later, a one-night stand during the darkest time imaginable gave us a little girl. It was nothing compared to the pitch black that consumed me when I was forced to leave her with Caven for good.

At the end of every fairytale, the happily-ever-after is the one thing that remains consistent. It wasn’t going to be mine, but there hadn’t been a night that passed where I hadn’t prayed that it would be hers.

I owed Caven my life.

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Life had never been easy for me. Chaos had been following me like a dark cloud, looming and hovering, casting its shadow far and wide despite how bright the path in front of me should have appeared. After growing up the way I had, where happiness had been more of a privilege than a choice, I knew better than to believe that that moment would be anything other than fleeting.

And one second later, the universe proved me right.

I opened the door to see who had rung the bell—a cursory check revealed an empty hallway.

And that’s when I heard it: the sound that changed not only my entire life in the present, but my life for all future days to come.

At first, it was just a grunt, but as if that baby could feel my gaze, the minute my eyes made contact, it let out a sharp cry.

Confusion hit me like a lightning bolt, sending me back a step. I used the door frame for balance as I took in the yellow blanket with a hole only big enough to reveal a pale-pink face.

“What the fuck?” I breathed. Glancing around the hall, I waited for someone to jump out and start laughing. When no one spoke up to issue a punchline, I took a step closer and repeated, “What the fuck?”

I was utterly unable to process the absurdity in front of me.

Of course, I knew the facts.

It was a baby.

On my doorstep.

Alone.

But the why in that equation was glaringly absent.

“Uhhh,” Ian drawled, peering over my shoulder. “Why is there a kid at your door?”

“I have no idea,” I replied, staring down at the squirming and now-screaming bundle. “It was just there when I opened the door.”

Ian shoved me to the side so he could stand beside me. “You’re shitting me, right?”

“Does it look like I’m shitting you?”

He looked from me to the baby, then back again. “How did it get there?”

We were two incredibly smart men who had created a technology empire out of nothing. But, clearly, a baby was too big for either of us to wrap our minds around.

I swept an arm out and pointed to the kid. “I have no clue, but I’m assuming it didn’t catch a cab.”

A light of understanding hit his eyes. He moved first, stepping over the crying baby and hurrying down the hall, searching around the corner near the elevator before returning alone.

The party continued behind me, but even with the door open, the loud chatter was no match for the ear-piecing cries happening in that hallway.

Veronica suddenly appeared beside me, her body going solid as she stammered out. “Is that…a baby?”

“Back up,” I urged, throwing my arm out to block her path as though the infant were going to suddenly morph into a rabid animal. And let’s be honest, I knew nothing about babies. Anything was possible.

Ian dropped to his knees, scooping up the wailing child. Meanwhile, I stood there like a gawking idiot, paralyzed by a weight I didn’t yet understand.

“Call the pol—” He stopped abruptly and reached into the top of the child’s blanket. “Oh shit,” he whispered, his wide, panic-filled eyes flashing to mine.

“What?” I asked, stepping toward him to get a better look at the kid. Only it wasn’t that tiny baby cradled in his arms that made my heart stop and bile rise in my throat.

There, in my best friend’s hand, was a folded piece of notebook paper that had been tucked into the child’s blanket. From the looks of it, the paper was unremarkable in every sense of the word. Blue lines, white spaces, hanging remnants from where it had been haphazardly ripped from a spiral bound notebook. Even the crease was crooked. But it was my name scrawled on the outside in messy, black ink that made it the most remarkable paper in existence.

I snatched it from his hand and, with blood roaring in my ears, opened it.

Caven,

I’m sorry. I never meant for this to happen. This is our daughter Keira. I’ll love her forever.  Take care of her the way I can’t.

Written with regret,

Hadley

The hall began to spin, my head feeling like every ounce of blood had been drained from my body. The thundering in my ears faded and the loud chatter of my guests, who were suddenly aware that something was happening at the door, roared to life.

And then the chaos finally found me all over again—the past playing out in my head like my life flashing before my eyes.

I sucked in a deep breath and looked at the baby in his arms. The blanket had fallen off its head just enough to reveal a patch of fine hairs, more orange than its mother’s red.

“Call the police,” I declared, turning on a toe and walking back into my apartment, leaving Ian standing in the hall with Hadley’s child.

Shoving through the crowd of concerned onlookers, I headed straight to the bottles of liquor lining the counter. I didn’t bother with ice or even a glass. I threw back that bottle of vodka, hoping like hell the burn of the alcohol could numb the panic coursing through my veins.

Through it all, that baby never stopped crying.

REVIEW

Holy Mother!!! I can’t breathe must be because I have been holding my breath too long. I LOVE this book so much. I have not read a book where I was laughing out loud and crying at the same time. This author’s story telling is just extraordinary – brought out every emotion and feels in me every single time. Reading the blurb, I knew it was heart-wrenching but nothing prepares me for how much it ripped my heart out. OMG I was literally hurting for them both – the angsts, the groveling, the awful interactions and words exchanged between them. Caven is angry and I can’t even fault him. I love the hero – so sweet to his little girl. Something about single dad just melt my heart. Hadley went through hell and back. She is trying to make it right. But the ending is so F**K – I don’t know what is going on anymore. What I thought I knew about Hadley is all shot to hell. I can’t really say anything more without giving a way the secrets (and there is more secret to come). This book is so FREAKING phenomenal. I adore little Rosie – she so deserves all the happiness. She is so stinking cute. Caven’s brother is a total ball-buster and I like the way he is so protective of Caven. Rosie’s friend too is amazing – a spitfire, super sassy and hilarious. I would love something on them. This was an all-nighter for me. I did not sleep a wink and it was WORTH it!! Amazing cast of characters, exciting unique storyline, funny, emotional, ansgty, full of surprises. Addicting! I am dying for the conclusion. Honestly MUST READ this year!

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Sometimes lady luck shakes your hand, and sometimes she smacks your face. Sometimes she does both on the same day.

Three years ago I met the most amazing woman. We were both down on our luck. Then I got that call—the one that tells you to get your buns on a plane to go meet your destiny.

But the girl was left behind. I didn’t have her phone number, and she didn’t know my real name.

While I became a professional hockey player, she became a superstar, with platinum records and legions of fans. And a slick, music producer boyfriend who treated her badly.

But fate wasn’t done with us yet. When Delilah turns up at a hockey game, I can’t resist making contact. The internet swoons when I ask her out on a date.

She might not remember me. But her jerkface ex does. He’ll do anything to keep us apart.

Good thing athletes never give up. This time I’m playing for keeps.

 

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“Would you like a beer?” the cute bartender asks me.

I glance at the pile of mint leaves on his cutting board and hesitate. “Sure,” I say. But the mint looks so fresh and pretty.

“I could make you something different.”

“Beer is great. A cold…”

“—lager,” he finishes. “No glass, no opener.”

When I look up to flash him a smile, my heart does a little somersault. Those kind eyes are smiling at me, too. “Thank you,” I whisper.

“It’s really no problem.” He turns toward the beer cooler. “You’re an easy customer, trust me.”

But I really meant—thank you for remembering. As he leans down to grab a bottle for me, I find myself admiring the strong muscles in his back. Stop it, I admonish myself. It only gets worse when he turns around and places the bottle in front of me. I’ve never seen hands like his. I didn’t even know wrists could look muscular.

Even so. Ogling him is not why I came here. I pull out my keychain opener and remove the cap from my beer.

He discards it, gives me another pleasant smile and then picks up his paring knife again.

I take a sip, wondering when he’s going to mention my show at the Coconut Club. He was there. I saw him.

He separates some mint leaves from their stems and says nothing.

I last about seventeen seconds. “Well?”

“Well?” He looks up. “Sorry?”

“Jesus lord.” I close my eyes and then open them again. This is not going how I’d hoped it would. “What did you think?

“Of…?” His amazing eyes are studying me.

“Forget I asked.” I take a swig of beer.

“Think about what?” He pushes the cutting board aside, and his smile turns knowing.

“My set at the Coconut Club! I saw you holding up that wall in the back. Don’t lie.”

He tips his head back and lets out a sudden laugh. “I’m so busted. I loved your show, but I didn’t expect you to spot me.”

“You loved it so much you weren’t going to say anything?” The sentence sounds crazy to my own ears. I put down the beer. “You know what? Never mind. I’m just being psycho right now. This town is getting into my head.”

“Listen, girly.” He braces both (muscular!) hands on the bar and looks me right in the eye. “I loved it so much that I don’t even know what to say about it. From that moment at the beginning—when you shut that asshole’s maw? To the part where you made a lady cry.” He shakes his head. “I couldn’t look away. And I never wanted it to end.”

I give him a slow blink, just trying to take that in. It’s so much more than I was even hoping to hear.

“Shit, Delilah. If that set doesn’t win you whatever contract you’re looking for, they don’t even deserve you.”

Something warm and unfamiliar settles into the center of my belly. “That might be the nicest thing anyone ever said to me. Which only means you’re still trying to get my phone number.”

He laughs immediately. “Can’t both things be true? Both my musical assessment and my interest in your evening plans?”

“Because you know so much about music.” I flip my hair and take another sip of beer.

“Look. I don’t know shit about music. But I know plenty about talent.” He leans down on a set of forearms I shouldn’t be noticing. “I know that talent sometimes takes a nap at just the wrong moment, but it never stays asleep for long. I also know that luck matters, too. If they don’t give you what you want, it won’t be your fucking fault.”

“Thank you,” I say quietly.

But he’s not done. “I saw something else valuable the other night. You’re good in the clinch. And that counts for double, I swear to God.”

“The clinch?”

“Yeah. You’re not just good at practice.” He pauses, wrinkling up his interesting nose. “What word would a musician use? Okay—you’re not a rehearsal musician. That stage was like your home. Either that or you fake it really well. That’s going to pay your rent someday, I promise.”

“Wow.” It’s like he looked right into my terrified little soul and found the very thing I needed to hear. Those beautiful eyes of his are practically burning me right now, so I have to look away. “Thank you. Really. I really needed that pep talk.”

I make the mistake of looking up at him again, and, for a split second, I see pure yearning. It’s like our souls vibrate at exactly the same frequency. And I have no idea what to do with that.

 

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