Release Blitz: Burg by Giulia Lagomarsino

Title: Burg
Series: Reed Security Series
Author: Giulia Lagomarsino
Genre: Contemporary/Romance Suspense
Release Date: January 18, 2019

Blake “Burg” Reasenburg has it all. A woman he loves, a new baby, and the greatest job he could want. But that all changes in just the blink of an eye. Less than a 10% chance to survive is what the doctors tell them. There’s nothing he can do to save her. There’s nothing he wouldn’t give to trade places with her.

This book was inspired by true events.

“Blake, I want to keep it a secret.”
I was pacing back and forth in the doctor’s office. Emma didn’t want to know, but I needed to know. “You don’t understand. I need to know.”
“Why?”
“Because, everyone so far has had girls. Girls! I need to know if we’re going to have to buy more guns.”
“Really? You don’t think we have enough in the house already?”
I gripped her by the shoulders and shook her slightly. “Do you know what boys are like? Teenage boys are horny and they’ll do or say anything to get in a girl’s pants. I know. I was one of them.”
“So, you’re telling me that you lied to girls in high school so you could have sex?”
“Yes!” It was like she was just coming to the conclusion that all boys were scoundrels. “Do you understand now?”
“Well, if all boys are like that, then I’d rather have a girl.”
“What? What sense does that make?”
“Well, we only have to worry about her getting pregnant once. Imagine all the  girls we would have to worry about if we had a boy. He could be out there sowing his wild oats all over town. We could potentially have hundreds of grandchildren in one year. And then it’s not just the girls you have to worry about, but those dads. Imagine if one of those dads was one of your coworkers. What do you think Mark would say if our son knocked up his little girl?”
“Sinner would probably be giving her notes,” I said in irritation.
“Okay, then imagine it was Knight’s daughter. Kate’s due in just two months and they already know they’re having a girl. Do you really think that Knight wants our future son deflowering his daughter?”

I took a step back and shuddered at the thought of what Knight would do to me if we had a boy and he knocked up his little girl. I imagined car bombs, torture sessions, lengthy interrogations, and deadly scars from the knives he would use on me. “We should definitely have a girl.”
    
      
  

I’m a stay at home mom that loves to read. Some of my favorite titles are Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Horatio Hornblower. I started writing when I was trying to come up with suggestions on ways I could help bring in some extra money. I came up with the idea that I could donate plasma because you could earn an extra $500/month. My husband responded with, “No. Find something else. Write a blog. Write a book.” I didn’t think I had anything to share on blog that a thousand other mothers hadn’t already thought of. I decided to take his challenge seriously and sat down to write my first book, Jack. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed writing. From there, the stories continued to flow and I haven’t been able to stop. I hope my readers enjoy my books as much as I enjoy writing them. Between reading, writing, and taking care of three small kids, my days are quite full.
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•Release Tour/ARC Review• Bound by Dani René!

Title: Bound
Series: Sins of Seven – Book Five
Author: Dani René
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: January 18, 2019

My life came with a vow.
A promise to the blood line I’m born from.
Even though I loved my family, I knew I could never escape.
I’m bound to duty.
Until she walks into my life.
Blonde. Blue-eyed. Far too beautiful.
I shouldn’t bring her into this life.
My secrets are far too deadly.
Promises will be broken, but deception is right at my door.
Now I have a choice to make.
Love or blood.
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I enjoyed this book! Savannah and Mason’s story had me on edge the whole time wondering what they were hiding. I loved the twists and turns! They both may have been keeping secrets but Mason isn’t letting his woman go and he always gets what he wants. This was a hot, suspenseful story and I definitely recommend reading this!

*Received ARC for honest review 💙

Dani is an international bestselling author and proud member of the Romance Writer’s Organization of South Africa (ROSA) and the Romance Writer’s of America (RWA).
A fan of dark romance that grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go. It’s from this passion that her writing has evolved from sweet and romantic, to dark and delicious. It’s in this world she’s found her calling, growing from strength to strength and hitting her stride.

On a daily basis, she has a few hundred characters, storylines, and ideas floating around in her head. From the feisty heroines she delivers to the dark, dominant alphas that grace the pages of her books, she promises light in a world filled with danger and darkness.

She has a healthy addiction to reading, TV series, music, tattoos, chocolate, and ice cream.

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Mafia King by Bella J.

Synopsis

Born and bred to rule, I embraced my place in our family with pride.

I was the leader. The boss. The king.

Fueled by my family’s need for revenge, I was on a bloody path toward vengeance. That’s when I found her—a filthy, weak, broken girl.

The mystery that surrounded her seduced me. Her secrets pulled me down to the deepest pits of hell, the demons of her past threatening to burn the empire I swore to protect.

Now the devil himself is knocking at my door, wanting his beautiful, broken girl back.

But she’s mine now. I claimed her. And anyone who dares to take her away from me will be completely, utterly, royally…

Fucked.

My Thoughts 💭

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I got this book because it was free lol. It was an okay read for me. I think some stuff would’ve made more sense if I read the first two books in the series. I enjoyed the ending with the secrets coming to light. Antonio didn’t feel like someone who is the head of the family. He didn’t seem like a strong character to me. The book does cover the abuse Doe suffered at the hands of her previous owner so beware if that offends you. I’m unsure if I’ll read the next book to find out what happens next.

•Cover Reveal• Last Chance By J. Bliss

Last Chance

by J. Bliss
Publication Date: February 5, 2019
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Preorder: Amazon

After a traumatic attack, Jasmine Chance recovers from a coma and decides to take on the life she’s always longed for in Paris. While there she encounters a man from her past, causing her to re-evaluate what she truly desires.

As the love of her life, Andrew Rodd, is fighting for their relationship, his company is threatened, forcing him to choose between struggling to make things work with Jasmine and staying in Atlanta to uphold his business.

Will Jasmine find the balance between her passions, companionship, and the future of her business? Will Drew choose to maintain order in his company and remain loyal to his best friend or finally win the love of his life? Only time can tell if this will be their last chance.

Also in the Series

 

About J. Bliss

J. Bliss Influenced by, Maya Angelo, Terry McMillan, and her own mother’s prestigious writing, J. Bliss began writing stimulating poetry at the age of thirteen. She dreamt of being an author and never gave up on the passion deep to write that she held within herself.

Her first novel originated from a past radio talk show she was the host of, based on many callers that spoke about having marital problems, most of which stemmed from a lack of intimacy. Drawing from her own experiences and struggles, she felt compelled to write Lovers of Convenience leading to Not by Chance.

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Gypsy Freak(All The Pretty Monsters Book 2) By Kristy Cunning!

Synopsis

What’s it like to be a monster in a town full of monsters, who don’t know you’re a monster?

Complicated and a little scary, but doable.

What’s it like to be the girl who can’t die…that everyone seems to always want to kill?

Frustrating as hell.

What’s it like to accidentally raise psychotic alpha vampire everyone fears, who drops a lot of bodies on his first day out as a ‘gift’ for your troubles?

Terrifying, if I’m being honest.

What’s it like when that crazed vampire tells you he wants you to be the happy little intermission, during an ongoing ancient story, and expects you to use your vagina to draw in a werewolf alpha, a Van Helsing alpha, and a sexual deviant alpha, so he can have his old friends back?

That’s when a girl has to stop, look around, and question her life choices.

I really don’t know how this stuff keeps happening to me. Life was simpler when it was just me accidentally blowing myself up while trying to create potions and shampoo.

I’ve lived my life in such secrecy that I’ve spent most of it lonely. So lonely, in fact, that my best friend is a delusional ghost. I’d rather focus on her than all the crazy things happening in my life at current. Ever since coming to this town, I’ve had my throat slit by vampires, attracted way too much attention from some powerful alphas, and did a lot of regrettably stupid things because…I’m too gullible for shady monsters.

To them, I’m the fool.

To them, I’m the naive girl in over my head.

To them, I’m the pawn on a worn chessboard, while the seasoned players knock me around.

Meanwhile, I’m still left to figure it all out on my own, because, just like me, no one wants to share their secrets.

My Thoughts 💭

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I am loving this series! I love Violet and how she’s winning over the alphas and omegas! I liked how there was finally a little background on why the alphas weren’t on very good terms in the first place! I’m still on the fence about Arion’s feelings for Violet he seems like such a jerk and then he’s sort of nice! I don’t like how Violet’s mother left her nothing to go by so she’s getting information accidentally and not because the guys actually answer any of her questions. I can’t wait for the next book and hopefully get more info about Violet’s family.

•Cover Reveal• The Vendetti Queen by Sapphire Knight!

Title: The Vendetti Queen:Capo Dei Capi –
Ruthless Matteo Vendetti
Author: Sapphire Knight
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Cover Design: CT Cover Creations
Model & Photographer: Gigi Hoggard
Release Date: January 31, 2019
Blurb
Violet Vendetti was the Bottaro princess– was.
She’d been betrothed to the Capo dei capi of New York, without ever knowing it.
A deal made, is a deal kept, as far as the Vendetti Crime family is concerned.
No
matter that it was her father to plead for her safety offering up her hand in
marriage
amongst other promises. The Capo always comes to collect what is owed.
Violet is swept away into a world she thought she knew, only to discover
everything
isn’t what it may seem. From family traditions to deals struck, she learns
exactly what
it takes to be the Vendetti queen. 
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B&N / KOBO / APPLE BOOKSExcerpt“Oh really…I’m young and dumb now, huh? Well, you’re old
and a dick.” She shrugs, pulling the sheet a bit more to wrap around her to
stand. She’s so damn mouthy, and towards me of all people. If I were a lesser
man I’d have her gagged for such disrespect.
“Where are you going?” I push, egging on an unnecessary
argument. Watching her attempt to get away from me even quicker has my Vendetti
temper flaring. The Capo rears his ugly head at not having his whim met
immediately.

“I’m not laying here while you decide to talk down to me
after I gave my body to you freely.”
“Who will you run off to next, then?”

“You’re unbelievable!” She scoffs and I rip the sheet out of
her hands, wanting to hold her body to mine. Rather, she lets it go and
practically hops away.
The growl rumbles free, as I toss the vacated sheet off to
the side. “You’re not going anywhere,” I command, on the cusp of raising my
voice. It’s so unlike myself, I feel as if I’m spiraling…I don’t raise my
voice, I don’t ruffle, or even give a fuck. I demand, I take, I conquer- I
claim what’s mine.

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Family Structure
The Vendetti Familia

Romano and Liliana Vendetti – Parents, retired Capo

Matteo ‘Ruthless’ Vendetti (33) – 1st and
Capo dei capi, head of the familia
Violet Vendetti (19) – Wife of Matteo Vendetti

Salvatore Vendetti (30) – 2nd

Valentino Vendetti (27) – 3rd

Dante Vendetti (24) – 4th

Luciano Vendetti (21) – 5th

Santino Vendetti (18) – 6th

Cristiano Vendetti (17) – 7th
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Secrets

Corrupted

Corrupted Counterparts – free short story

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•ARC Review• Demon’s Mercy by Rebecca Zanetti!

Source: Net Galley

Release Date: January 22, 2019

Synopsis

Duty meets desire . . .

 

Mercy O’Malley hates killing people. So when she’s assigned to take out Vampire-Demon Logan Kyllwood, she lures him to a seedy bar in Scotland, then decides to kidnap him instead. How can she cold-bloodedly end all that heat, those green eyes, that ripped body?

 

Unfortunately for Mercy, attempted murder and kidnapping are just foreplay for the Kyllwood brothers. Logan may be the youngest of the bunch, but death and violence are already a way of life.  Now he’s ready to complete a painful, terrifying ritual to become one of the Seven, dedicated to protecting this world from the most dangerous evil it’s ever known. But first he has to deal with a blackmailing Fey, a ransom demand and his own pounding need for the last female he ever should have fallen for . . .

My Thoughts 💭

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I absolutely love this series and I was so excited I was approved for an ARC! Once I started reading I was hooked! The action was awesome and the chemistry between Logan and Mercy was hot! Mercy is this cute Fae who takes no mess. Logan is a totally alpha male soldier but has a sweet side. They were a good fit. I enjoyed when Mercy would not just do what Logan said she has her own mind and didn’t have any problems telling him when to shove it lol! I can’t wait to read the next one!

*Received ARC from NetGalley💙