Thursday, March 23, 2017

COVER & TITLE REVEAL: FALLEN CREST HOME (Fallen Crest #6 series) by Tijan

Release Date: April 17, 2017


It’s been years since my mother was in my life.
I healed.
I learned to accept love.
I lived.
That’s all done. She was away, and now she’s back.
I’ve avoided her for a year and a half, but I can’t hide anymore.
Mason has an internship in Fallen Crest, so we’re heading back for the summer.
And when we got there—no one was prepared for what happened.


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I had no time to stop and think.
I had to fight.
I had to hurt.
I had to protect.
Feeling someone behind me, I let loose with the bat, a scream erupting from my throat. Someone caught the bat and wrapped an arm around my waist. I tried kicking out. He dodged my feet and said hurriedly in my ear, “Damn, Strattan. It’s me, Channing. Stop!”
He was friendly.
I sagged in his arms, looking for Mason. Where was he? He was circling a guy, still fighting.
I started forward, but Channing caught my arm. “Whoa. Chill.”

I growled as I yanked my hand free and started forward again, but Channing grabbed my arm once more.
He got in front of me, holding his other hand up. “Whoa, whoa, whoa. Look. He’s fine. We’re here. He’s got that. Look. Look, Sam.”
My senses began to calm. The black around my eyesight faded. I could see more normally, and the buzzing in my ears subsided. I gulped for breath, tasting salt and dust in my mouth.
Channing was right. Mason’s eyes were deadly, but alert, his mouth set in a flat line. His shoulders were tense, but he looked in control.



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Tijan is a New York Times Bestselling author that writes suspenseful and unpredictable novels. Her characters are strong, intense, and gut-wrenchingly real with a little bit of sass on the side. Tijan began writing later in life and once she started, she was hooked. She’s written multi-bestsellers including the Carter Reed Series, the Fallen Crest Series, and the Broken and Screwed Series among others. She is currently writing Fallen Crest Six (untitled) along with so many more from north Minnesota where she lives with a man she couldn’t be without and an English Cocker she adores.



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Desperate men do desperate things.
When Decker Gabrielli hits rock bottom, he accepts a job as a hired companion at Infidelity.
Surrendering a year of his life to a woman he’s never met might be the worst idea ever. But money, prestige, and sex are powerful incentives. That is, until the job becomes more than a contractual agreement.
Hard limits are breached, panties are shredded, and rules are broken.
In the end, his secret to getting ahead is… her .
This is my first novel by Pam Godwin and let me tell you, I am hooked! The plot, the characters, the sensual factor...utterly gripping! All of it together made for a completely captivating novel from beginning to end. And the fact that it is set in Aleatha Romig’s INFIDELTY series makes it even more appealing! But let me say, I was drawn to this novel first of all, because of the fact that it was within the INFIDELTY world, but while reading it, the book became its own, the characters stories took on a life of their own, and I was entirely enthralled in their story. Pam drew me in and I didn’t want to leave!

Decker Gabrielli and Laynee Somerset’s story was about sacrifice, healing and overcoming obstacles, both internal and external. They both have pasts that they want to hide, but the problem with hiding the past is it eventually becomes WHO you are. You cannot move forward without facing the hurdles life has handed you. Laynee and Decker help each other see that fact with the assistance of Infidelity. You will learn what Infidelity is when you read the novel. I can’t give you all the secrets *wink*
Laynee Somerset is Hollywood royalty and exceedingly gorgeous. But underneath all those designers’ gowns and flawless makeup, she’s hiding dark secrets. Secrets that eat away at her every day. With her history with men and her secrets, a contract relationship is the only way to keep herself and her past protected. A man contractually obligated to her (and Infidelity) would keep him at an arm’s length and prevent from anything deeper happening beyond the contract. But then Infidelity sends her Decker. Decker is everything that Laynee has specifically told Infidelity that she does not want in a companion. He is aggressive, stubborn, alpha, and commanding. To top it all off, he is downright gorgeous as h*ll. He’s the epitome of her Achilles heel. She’s fallen for men like him in the past and that’s exactly why she’s in this position. She refuses to let him into her heart because he will just end up hurting her.

Decker has found himself jobless and nearly penniless and after the past year he’s had, he is desperate for a break. So when he gets the offer of a lifetime, he finds it hard to pass up. Infidelity could give him a fresh start, repair his reputation and maybe give him enough money to start up a new business venture. The biggest issue is, he has NO idea who he will be paired with. He could be paired with an old lady looking for attention. Secondly, he does NOT do monogamy. He is more about the chase and release. But instead when he arrives to meet his companion for the next year, he is paired with this stunning, well-known starlet. From the beginning she challenges him at every turn and makes him chase her. “The faster she retreats, the harder I’m going to chase.” –Decker. As he starts breaking down her carefully constructed walls and sees the baggage on the other side, his protective instincts kick into overdrive and his feelings deepen. But no matter how open and willing he is, Laynee still remains out of reach and aloof. For Decker, their companionship becomes more than the contract. 

“Infidelity pulled me out of a rut, but it’s become clear to me that success isn’t measured in dollar signs or notches in a bedpost. Over the past few months, I’ve counted my greatest accomplishments in the number of times I put a smile on Laynee’s face. I don’t when it happened, but at some point, she’s become my purpose. Her happiness is my incentive. She’s my secret to getting ahead in life.” –Decker. 

Now he has to figure out a way to show Laynee he is all in and not going anywhere. He is not there strictly because of the contract. He has to show her that SHE is the incentive now. 

“Whatever your incentive is—“. “You.” I shove my face in hers. “Your smile. Your body. Rigorous, mutually-pleasurable, savage s*x. You are my incentive.” –Decker.
Will Laynee be able to allow Decker into her heart? Will Decker be willing to sacrifice his initial incentive for her?

Decker and Laynee are both broken characters who need to find healing and the only way to do so was through each other. And Pam Godwin depicted their healing as a couple (and individually) perfectly! There was so much emotion and heart felt moments throughout the novel that it was impossible to not feel for these characters and their struggles and root for their HEA. INCENTIVE was everything I had hoped it would be and then some! There was emotional parts, sensual scenes, alpha moments #swooningoverDecker and there was a deeper meaning to the overall story. THOSE are the things I look for in a great novel and Pam Godwin hit all those key points. Decker’s love for “the chase” was perfect because Laynee sure made him hunt her down in the most delicious ways.

I am SO thankful for the opportunity to read and review this arc! First of all, because I LOVED the INFIDIELTY series by Aleatha Romig and out of all the series I have read (and that’s a lot), this one is definitely one I would want to see become a Kindle World series. Secondly, because Pam Godwin is an author that I have been “keeping my eye on” for some time now, but I was hesitant because I was under the impression she has darker novels, but after reading INCENTIVE, I feel that this was definitely the PERFECT novel to dive into first and get a feel for her writing style.

5 stars!
xoxo, Vivianđź’‹

*Note: This is a standalone and full length novel. You do NOT have to read the INFIDELITY series by Aleatha Romig to understand this novel. I would consider this a “spin off” of that series, with all new characters, but character appearances from Aleatha’s INFIDELITY world. But of course, I would HIGHLY recommend you read Aleatha’s series because it is mind-blowing and packed full of suspense! A phenomenal series! 

About the Author:
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, Pam Godwin, lives in the Midwest with her husband, their two children, and a foulmouthed parrot. When she ran away, she traveled fourteen countries across five continents, attended three universities, and married the vocalist of her favorite rock band. 

Java, tobacco, and dark romance novels are her favorite indulgences, and might be considered more unhealthy than her aversion to sleeping, eating meat, and dolls with blinking eyes. 

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Releasing March 23

The Infidelity Corporation will broker relationships—for a price. Their clients are exclusive and successful, their employees confidential and classified. Infidelity ensures that CEOs, politicians, and high-profile artists find love, with their friends and relatives none the wiser about how the happy couple met. But twists and turns abound in a world where old money, new money, and no money clash, from West Coast to East Coast and beyond. Enter Infidelity’s world of entrapment, betrayal, and deceit, where you decide whose relationship is real and whose is just an agreement.

Authors writing:
NY Times Bestselling author Pam Godwin, Ted Persinger, Lulu Astor, Rae Riley, TC Winters, Donya Lynne, A.d. Ellis, DD Lorenzo, and Jillian Jacobs. 

ABOUT ALEATHA ROMIG , Creator of the Infidelity Series 
Aleatha Romig is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of nearly thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist and spent her nights writing. Now, when she's not imagining mind-blowing twists and turns, she likes to spend her time a with her family and friends. Her other pastimes include reading and creating heroes/anti-heroes who haunt your dreams!
Aleatha released her first novel, CONSEQUENCES, in August of 2011. CONSEQUENCES became a bestselling series with five novels and two companions released from 2011 through 2015. The compelling and epic story of Anthony and Claire Rawlings has graced more than half a million e-readers. Aleatha released the first of her series TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE, INSIDIOUS, in the fall of 2014. These stand alone thrillers continue Aleatha's twisted style with an increase in heat.
In the fall of 2015, Aleatha moved head first into the world of dark romantic suspense with the release of BETRAYAL, the first of her five novel INFIDELITY series that has taken the reading world by storm. She also began her traditional publishing career with Thomas and Mercer. Her books INTO THE LIGHT and AWAY FROM THE DARK were published through this mystery/thriller publisher in 2016.
Aleatha is a "Published Author's Network" member of the Romance Writers of America and a member of PEN America.  She is represented by Kevan Lyon of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

An Extra WICKED Cover Reveal and Blurb: WICKED FAVOR and WICKED WISH by Sawyer Bennett

The Wicked Horse Vegas (Book 1) by Sawyer Bennett
Release Day June 5th, 2017

New York Times bestselling author, Sawyer Bennett, is happy to introduce a new Wicked Horse club in Las Vegas and you’re cordially invited to attend the grand opening...

As the owner of The Wicked Horse, an elite sex club located along the Vegas Strip, Jerico Jameson never spends the night alone. Gorgeous, ripped, and totally alpha, Jerico doesn’t grant favors and will rarely give you the time of day—unless he wants you in his bed. So when the sister of his sworn enemy shows up asking for help, saying no should be easy. But when Jerico takes one look at her and sees an opportunity to help this beautiful woman while exacting revenge on her brother, he’s not about to pass that up.

Beaten and bruised, Trista Barnes is running out of options, and Jerico is her last chance to get out of the mess she’s in. She doesn’t know why Jerico despises her brother so much, but as long as he can help her, she doesn’t care. Jerico offers her safety while opening her up to a sinful world she never knew existed.

As she succumbs to Jerico’s erotic charm, Trista lets herself fall into the wicked world of guilt free pleasure with no regrets. Under his strong alpha hand, she blooms, and so does Jerico’s possessiveness. But what happens when Trista finds out she was a pawn in Jerico’s game all along, and that the price for his favor was steeper than she ever imagined – her heart.


The Wicked Horse Vegas (Book 2) by Sawyer Bennett
Release Day August 15, 2017

New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett heats up Sin City when the Wicked Horse comes to Las Vegas. Stop by and visit the Wicked Horse Vegas to fulfill your Wicked Wish and to make your darkest desires reality.



Never in your wildest dreams could you begin to imagine all the filthy and depraved things that go on inside The Wicked Horse. Step inside to make every one of your dirty fantasies come true.


Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released more than 30 books and has been featured on both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists on multiple occasions.
A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone.
Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active toddler, as well as full-time servant to two adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or a combination of the two.
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

REVIEW: ROOKE by Callie Hart

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Watchmaker. Car thief. Heartbreaker extraordinaire.

Rooke Blackheath has spent enough time in juvie to know that he really doesn’t want to go to jail. The food sucks, the clothes itch, and there are absolutely no women in sight. Well…none he wants to fuck, anyway.

He should probably stop boosting cars, but the money is stellar and the high is out of this world. And why should he turn his back on something that sets his soul on fire anyway?

The answer to that question comes in an unexpected form: a petite five-foot-three firecracker named Sasha who refuses to give him the time of day no matter how thick he lays on the charm.

Rooke’s not easily deterred, though. Just like the watches he builds from scratch, Rooke knows all too well how women tick. Women are a game to him. A game he always wins.

Sasha doesn’t stand a chance.


Sasha Cross’s life has been permanently derailed since her son died five years ago. You wouldn’t know it to look at her, of course. She has a great job, a beautiful house, and caring friends. Every week, she hosts a book club featuring the sexiest, most romantic stories on the planet, and every week she falls for a new fictional knight in shining armor.

Fictional men are perfect, though. They don’t hurt you. They don’t break your heart. They don’t cheat on you after your child dies, and they rarely ever leave the toilet seat up.

When Rooke Blackheath shows up at Sasha's workplace, it’s clear he’s nothing like the men who grace the pages of Sasha's favorite books. Dangerous, arrogant, sharp-tongued and sarcastic, Rooke’s not the kind of guy she needs in her life. Not to mention the fact that he’s eleven years her junior.

They don’t live in different worlds. As far as Sasha is concerned, Rooke lives in a different galaxy altogether. She’d like to keep it that way, but fate appears to have other plans.

When Cinderella lost her shoe, Prince Charming showed up at her door.

When Sasha Cross loses her book, an entirely different kind of rogue comes a-knocking.


Sasha Connor is broken and lonely living out her life through the romance novels she reads in her book club. After losing her seven year old son 5 years ago in a tragic accident, she has lived her days out in solitude only allowing certain people into her life. She goes about her days as normal as possible. Eat, sleep, work, repeat, but the ever present pain of losing a loved one and consequently, losing another loved one as a result of that first loss, makes life lackluster and on top of that, being a divorcee leaves her feeling damaged and irreparable.

On yet another, normal day at work, she unexpectedly, bumps into her own “real life book boyfriend”. But he is not quite who she thought she’d imagine as BBF material. He’s arrogant, smart mouthed and egotistical and he pushes ALL her buttons. She refuses to give him the time of day, first of all because he is her co-workers grandson (yes, grandson) and secondly, he is clearly younger than her (11 years to be precise), but he proves to be stubborn, persistent and unwilling to take no for an answer. So she agrees to ONE date. But all it takes is one night with him and he opens up a whole new world to her, which turns out to be both exhilarating and dangerous. She finds it impossible to resist the high she gets from being with him. It’s as if she’s living out her very own romance novel…novel worthy s*x, illegal activities, and all! Even in the short amount of time they’ve known each other, they know they have this underlying connection. “I’m attracted to the dark ache in her soul, because it’s something I can understand. Something that feels real to me.” –Rooke.  And for Sasha, Rooke chases all her demons away and the first time in nearly five years. He makes her feel like she has a reason to live. “I wasn’t floundering in a deep well of pain, scratching at the walls, trying to hold onto to something, to keep myself afloat. Rooke took all of that away. I never would have thought that possible, but it was.” –Sasha. But just like in her romance novels, there’s always a plot twist. Rooke’s world of boosting cars and his juvie past prove to bring disastrous consequences. Now, Sasha finds herself wrapped up in his lifestyle and she might not come out alive.

What happens when their two lives collide? Can love prove to be enough to handle Rooke’s precarious lifestyle?  

Callie Hart makes the unlikelihood of a couple with such an age gap (almost 11 years) believable and beautiful. Age really doesn’t play a factor in Rooke and Sasha’s relationship because they are true soulmates and it’s obvious from their first meeting. “The love between us is fire and ice. It’s loss, and it’s redemption. It’s pain and it’s comfort. It is everything.” –Sasha. I hope Callie finds these characters voices again and gives us more of their story because I felt as if there was more to tell. More love to grow between them. They fell hard and fast, but after what they endured together throughout the novel, proved that their love will stand the test of time, so it would be wonderful to see that. The only reasons I am giving it 4 stars, is I was hoping for a little more detailed character description throughout the novel for Rooke and Sasha. I still feel like some of Rooke’s past is a bit of a mystery to the readers. He was a portrayed as such a straight-forward guy, but still held some details in hiding. And as far as Sasha, we didn’t get much detail about her and Andrew’s divorce other than the fact that he cheated. There was hinting at their fallout, but it was superficial detailing. I would’ve liked just a little more thorough explanation as to how they ended because Andrew is ultimately the reason she doesn’t seek out other men and is lost to the men in the novels she reads. And then the ending seemed a little rushed. Everything fell in to place quite quickly, like in 3 chapters. But Callie did do a great job of not giving away the major twists before the ending of the book, so I applaud her for that! I personally didn’t suspect it. All in all, the intrigue was there from the beginning of the book. From the unique storyline, to the unique characters, this novel kept me wondering what would happen next. Rooke is most definitely swoon worthy and is the perfect man to pull Sasha from the depths of her suffering. 

4 “feel and seen” stars
xoxo, Vivianđź’‹


Friday, March 10, 2017


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Baseball has never been sexier in an all-new novel by New York Times Bestselling Author, K. Bromberg.

Easton Wylder is baseball royalty. The game is his life. His passion. His everything.

So, when an injury threatens to end Easton’s season early, the team calls in renowned physical therapist, Doc Dalton, to oversee his recovery. Except it’s not Doc who greets Easton for his first session, but rather, his daughter, Scout. She may be feisty, athletic, defiant, and gorgeous, but Easton is left questioning whether she has what it takes to help him.

Scout Dalton’s out to prove a female can handle the pressure of running the physical therapy regimen of an MLB club. And that proof comes in the form of getting phenom Easton Wylder back on the field. But getting him healthy means being hands-on.  

And with a man as irresistible as Easton, being hands-on can only lead to one thing, trouble. Because the more she touches him, the more she wants him, and she can’t want him. Not when it’s her job to maintain the club’s best interest, in regards to whether he’s ready to play.

But when sparks fly and fine lines are crossed, can they withstand the heat, or is one of them bound to get burned?


About the Cover:
Designer: Helen Williams
Photographer: Perrywinkle Photography
Model: Chase Williams (IG: @bubbas_82)


About the Author:

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, K. has sold over one million copies of her books and has landed on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists over twenty-five times.

In April, she’ll release The Player, the first in a two-book sports romance series (The Catch, book 2, will be released late June), with many more already outlined and ready to be written.

She loves to hear from her readers so make sure you check her out on social media or sign up for her newsletter to stay up to date on all her latest releases and sales.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017


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I shouldn’t have remembered him.
He was just a guy who walked through a restaurant. I didn't know his name. We never made eye contact. There was no connection between us at all.
But I could feel him.
The tingle down my spine. The command in his presence. The snap of tension in the air around him. That was the first time I saw him, and I was captivated.
The second time was different.
He was in the mysterious back elevator of my apartment building. Our eyes met for a fleeting second before the doors closed, and I was staggered. My breath was robbed. My senses on high alert. My body hummed.
That was just the beginning.
He was the leader of the mafia. I was about to fall in love with him, and his name…
Cole Mauricio

I want to start by saying this is only my second novel by Tijan and after devouring it, I WILL be reading the other books that connect to this novel asap! (CARTER REED 1 & 2). We get a smidgen of Carter Reed’s character in COLE and I, for one, was completely mesmerized by his cold demeanor and protectiveness. If he was this protective over Cole, then I can’t imagine how protective he is of his woman. But enough of that, I want to get to the important topic here….Cole himself. *fans self* Tijan brought to the literary pages the epitome of the perfect mysterious man possible and I am an ABSOULUTE sucker for enigmatic male characters in books! Once that mysterious element is spun in the story, I find myself wanting to scrutinize the character and figure out who they are, just like the heroine. I became Addison while reading this book. I put myself in her shoes and tried to envision and feel what she was feeling from page one. I literally was crying (yes, crying) within the first chapter (that never happens!) And from that point on, Tijan had me tethered, in a sense, to Addison and it was a complete bond the rest of the book.
COLE was almost entirely told from Addison’s POV, which I LOVED. That kept Cole even more of a mystery to the readers. In the beginning Cole was described as this strong, authoritative, confident, elusive, alpha male with an aura of danger around him, which Tijan translated to the pages masterfully. And then as the novel progressed, we saw a more kind, considerate and tender Cole. #swoonworthy Again, written perfectly! We got to see the progression both him and Addison had from the beginning of the book, to the end. Addison was breaking down his walls and shining some light into darkness. But the mystery remained…“Who is Cole?”

“My life I can’t talk to you about, but this—you coming to me—is like a breath of oxygen. I can breathe again.” He dropped his mouth to my shoulder. “Something pure among so much tainted.” –Cole.

The unraveling of secrets and the connections between Addison’s family and Cole’s brought a whole lot of thrill and excitement to the story, not to mention the insta-lust between them. The unknown element and suspense (and the heavy dose of hunger *wink*) throughout the book builds and has you flipping the page (or tapping your screen) at an increasing rate to get to the answers. Right when you think you know the answers, there’s another twist that keeps you guessing! And in between all the mystery, we get a love story. *throwing confetti*. The desire and the connection between these two characters was lip-biting worthy. *fans self*. It was obvious right from the beginning that these two were going to be electric together and they most definitely were.

Cole had woken me up, and now I was restless. Things had been gray before, but the world was in color now. I wanted things to be in bright lights, neon like the club. I didn’t want everything to be dimmed anymore.” –Addison.

I am not going to write a summary for COLE because I feel even the TINEIST amount of details can ruin the story for you. The element of mystery is how this book is supposed to be read and I want to keep it that way. I hope that my review persuades you to give COLE a chance, I know I am SO happy I did!

COLE is considered a standalone, but as I mentioned above, it is a spinoff of the CARTER REED novels. I believe Cole is introduced in CARTER REED 2. I hope if you read COLE and you loved it, you would want to read those two books as well…I know I do!

5+ stars!
xoxo, Vivianđź’‹

About the Author:

I didn't begin writing until after undergraduate college. There'd been storylines and characters in my head all my life, but it came to a boiling point one day and I HAD to get them out of me. So the computer was booted up and I FINALLY felt it click. Writing is what I needed to do. After that, I had to teach myself how to write. I can't blame my teachers for not teaching me all those years in school. It was my fault. I was one of the students that was wishing I was anywhere but at school! So after that day, it took me lots of work until I was able to put together something that resembled a novel. I'm hoping I got it right since someone must be reading this profile! And I hope you keep enjoying my future stories.

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COLE is a considered a standalone, but it is a spinoff from other novels by Tijan.
Visit Tijan's website to find purchase links to CARTER REED & CARTER REED 2 :)