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When You’re Fantasy Life Gets Real

 

Sometimes I project myself into the romance novels I read.  I imagine being caught up in the arms of a strong alpha hero, letting all reason melt away as I succumb to his nibbling on my lip.  I find myself thinking about how I’d look if I should turn my head and see my reflection in the mirror in the master  suite in his mansion.  And incredibly, each time I’m wearing one of those cute little side-ruched bikini’s from LOFT.  The fact that it’s a bikini tells me it’s a fantasy.  There’s no way I’d be wearing one of those, but…back to the fantasy.  

The scene morphs to the long driveway of a Great Gatsby-like chateau where cars pull up and valets open the doors revealing the posh guests, dripping in diamonds and furs.  I’m already out of the car waiting for my secret lover to ascend the stairs.  I’m on the far end of the balcony, dressed in a sheer top and thigh high boots, nothing at all like the staid matrons getting out of their chauffeur driven cars.  He spots me and finds an excuse to send his wife on and makes his way to my side.  He can barely keep his hands off me.  I feel his hot breath and smoldering eyes take in the Loft apparel I’m wearing.  “You look beautiful tonight.” He whispers into my ear and moves on.  We play cat and mouse all evening… Finally, he hands me his cell phone which has the Groupon app pulled up.  I see you got that look for less, he says, and drifts off.  

Then I realize what I really need to do is get up and start shopping for my trip to the lake.  Fortunately, I’m a Groupon shopper and know just where to go to find all the items I want to refresh my wardrobe for the coming season.   In less time than it takes to read a chapter of one of my steamy novels, I’ve purchased all the items I need from LOFT, and have saved tons of money using Groupons.

My fantasy lover was right about one thing, I can save a lot of money when I use Groupons to shop for the clothes I love at LOFT.  You can save 40% off site-wide, get free shipping with a qualifying purchase, and do it all from your smart phone or other mobile device.  Now if they just had one of those hot alpha heroes I could special order…

Milli Book by Alexandra Iff

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Title: “Milli”

Author: Alexandra Iff

Genre: Dark Romance

 

Release Date: March 28, 2017

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Synopsis

When twenty year old Eliza Cruz heads to London for the execution of her

grandmamma’s will, she inadvertently triggers a series of events that take her straight to perdition,

inside the devil’s lair itself.

But Sean O’Connor, the tall handsome stranger she meets en route, is

always one step ahead, saving her life on a few occasions. A true Knight in shining armour.

But is he? If he really was a Knight, he’d be looking for a Princess.

Clearly, Eliza is not one.

“Shh… Quiet. Don’t let them hear you. Or else they’ll come. I don’t want them to come. This is

my room. My space. A doll house that I’ve been living in since they brought me here. No windows

though. Just a small dog flap at the bottom, closed with a latch from outside. But still, it’s mine. It’s

the only thing I have. Why? Trust me, knowledge is not power, no matter what everyone

say.”

I’ve never heard of Marquis de Sade before. But having been forced to read about him in the small

confined space I was imprisoned in, on my knees, with my bottom out of that wretched hole, I now

know who Milli was. Her sexual gratification depended on suffering physical pain and humiliation

imposed by others. And they are priming me for the same.

For the big cull, as they say.

I rated this book 4****’s

It’s funny, intense and mind blowing

This is a different book from Ms. Alexandra Iff. It’s funny, intense and mind blowing. It’s sweet and emotional as well. Its a whirlwind of emotions when you read Milli. It is so good that you cannot put it down.

It is very adventurous as well. I have never been to London and reading this book gives me an insight what this country offers for tourist. The book is very hot if you know Alexandra that well, you might do not need your panties.

This is very suspense, heart thumping and full of twist. Be prepare for a bumpy ride. I enjoyed reading this book. I am looking forward for the next book.

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“Your fear of flying is unreasonable.”

My heartbeat is drumming like crazy and all I want is some peace in my head. Everything is fusing

together, it’s deafening.

“What are you going to do about it?” I yell.

The engines make a loud whirling sound, and the plane start driving forward, accelerating faster and

faster. The moment the noise is ear-splitting and the plane ascends, Sean grabs my wrists in one

hand and holds me tight as suddenly I find myself fighting against him. What the f…?

There is no struggle on his part, he’s stronger than me by far. With the other hand he grabs my chin

and forcefully pulls me to him, leaving a kiss on my lips so potent, and brutal, it sucks the air out of

my lungs completely. And when he parts my lips and inserts his tongue inside my mouth, deep, I

think he consumes everything that I am. Everything that I stand for. Every molecule in my body that

fought against having any connection with men, melts away.

Just as the noise subdues the kiss dies too, he pulls back, but is still within the proximity of my

heartbeat. His eyes are glued on my lips, now glossy from our kiss. “Just as I thought, perfect,” and

slowly, they rise up to my eyes. Quickly, he blinks, clearing his throat, and he pulls back. “Kissing

relieves tension, reduces negative energy and produces a sense of well being,” I feel the rush of air

coming out of his lips as he is talking.

Peaches and cream.

The snapping of his seat belt is my wake up call. He stands up and moves back where he was sitting.

“In other words, you’re welcome.”

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About the Author

Alexandra is living in Epsom, Surrey with her husband, her two kids, and a puppy. Oh, and her

neighbours are amazing too. She loves writing, drinking Champagne and Prosecco and of course,

wearing high heels.

When she isn’t glued to her trusty laptop creating magic, you can find her on any of the social media

platforms.

Her Instagram account offers an insight into her private life.

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Twitter and Goodreads have more information on her up-and- coming events and books.

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I Just Want You Book Release Blitz Packet by Kaylee Ryan

 

 

Title: I Just Want You
Author: Kaylee Ryan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 28, 2017

 

Blurb
“Go to college,” they said. “Get a good job,” they said. “It will be a piece of cake.” Well, whoever they are, they lied. Sure, college was a blast, but after college, not so much. The finding a job to go with my expensive education, that part was not so easy. At least not until I was offered a position at the new club in town.Life is defined by the little moments that have the power to change it completely. I never thought getting a cup of coffee would change mine, but it did. She did. She’s one of those moments.

He’s my boss.

She’s my employee. 

I want him.

I can’t resist her.

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Author Bio

Kaylee
Ryan has had a passion for reading since she was a little girl. That passion
has slowly led to spinning romantic tales, and a one-click addiction. When she
doesn’t have her nose stuck in her kindle or fingers glued to the keyboard, you
can find Kaylee hanging out with friends and family. She loves all genres of
music, and enjoys scrapbooking. She lives in Ohio with her husband (her real life
happily ever after) and their rambunctious little boy.

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One More Night Book by Sarah O’Rourke

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Crenshaw Jacobson met the woman of his dreams…and he was determined to spend every night possible with her. But Waverlee Armstrong was leery of commitment, having been abandoned by her family at an early age. She knew that she loved Shaw…but can she learn to trust him and spend just one more night?

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Shivering against him as she parted her lips to speak, Waverlee moaned as his tongue swept forward, stealing the opportunity to deepen their kiss. And holy moly, the man could kiss. And not just any old kiss either. It was the-steal-your-breath-I-can’t-live-without-his-touch-because-nothing-else-in-the-world-matters kind of kiss a girl spends her life dreaming about. Their tongues danced together for long minutes as everything else faded away. The people. The noise. Everything took a backseat to the fierce passion Shaw created with a simple touch of his mouth to hers.

Forcing herself to find her voice when Shaw lifted his mouth from hers to take a deep breath, Waverlee flashed a furtive glance up at his darkened eyes. “Wow,” she breathed shakily, clutching handfuls of his light blue dress shirt in her fists as the world seemed to spin at warp speed, “I..I…don’t think I’ve ever felt anything like that before,” she whispered, the words catching in her throat as his finger swept against her lower lip.

“Then you best hold on real tight to me, baby, ‘cause I’m just getting started,” he replied, dropping his head to steal another deep, wet kiss from her lips as he curved one big hand around her neck, wrapping her silky hair around his fist and tugging gently.

I rated this book 4 ****’s 

Instant connection and one night is not enough

This is a very short book to read but it is very sweet, funny and hot too. You get all those emotions in one. I loved this book despite being a short read. You can finish reading it within a couple of hours.

My favorite character is Waverlee, not only her name is so unique but this girl is very hardworking and independent. I adored her. The first time she pop her cherry is such a sweet read. My favorite moment. She is not only gorgeous but so innocent too which Crenshaw cannot resist her beauty.

Their connection is instant and one night is not enough. If you love to read short books but sweet, a little suspense, laugh out loud moments and hot, One Night is a book I recommend.

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Sandy’s Gift: Walking with the Light Book by William P. Dunn IV

Book Description:

More than 15 million adults and their immediate families in America today must cope with a patient suffering from severe mental illness. In too many cases, these families cannot or do not know how to get help for their loved ones.

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SANDY’S GIFT: WALKING WITH THE LIGHT (Cedar Forge, 2017, softcover) by William P. Dunn IV is an intimate and shocking true story that tells of the tragic plight of Sandra Dunn, a mother and loving wife whose life takes a tragic turn when she suddenly falls victim to severe mental illness; how the healthcare profession and the law prevented her from getting the treatment she needed; how it destroyed her family and nearly got them killed. By sharing his story, Dunn hopes that people will have a better understanding of the ravages of mental illness and know how to cope with them better.

I rated this book 5 *****’s 

Till death do they part

The ultimate promised to love, in sickness and till death do they part is what I have learned from reading this book. It is a very long book but it is worth to read from the first until the last page. Goodness gracious, it is such a beautiful love story of happiness, sorrow and justice. 

I am awe of Bill who is also my favorite character from this book. He is the ultimate husband of all time. This man has everything that every single women should dream of. He is not only workaholic but making sure that everything is taking care of from family to work. The best father in the world he is. 

I loved how he spent his hectic schedules to keep the family intact and have the best time of their lives especially his children. They are very lucky to have a father like him.

This book is very emotional. Though I did not cry, still breaks my heart into million pieces. Be prepare when you read this one of a kind love story and fight for justice. There are so many beautiful moments from this book especially the last part. Be prepare to be awe.  

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William P. Dunn IV worked on Wall Street in the U.S. Government bond market where he worked his way up from the back office to the trading desks. After twenty years on Wall Street, he became a financial advisor in northern New Jersey. He continues to work as an investment advisor. He is a graduate of Thiel College where he earned a dual degree in Economics and Business Administration. Today he lives in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and is a proud grandfather.

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  1. What inspired you to write this book?
  2. What was the hardest thing to come to grips with when you realized Sandy’s decline into insanity?
  3. If you had to do it again, what would you have done differently?
  4. What haunts you the most about your family’s tragedy?
  5. Do you have any advice for others who have family suffering from severe mental illness?

1) My first thoughts focused on revenge. I was furious with the so-called public servants of New Jersey who literally thwarted every effort I tried to make to ensure Sandy could get the treatment she deserved. By chance, I came across a medium. At first, I thought she was just some local hocus-pocus who offered me messages from the Beyond. But events after that meeting caused be to think in another direction: If, by sharing my story with others, perhaps their loved ones may be spared a similar fate.

2) I was really left clueless to her actual diagnosis. No one would tell me what was wrong with her and thus I was in the dark about what to do. I had to fly by the seat of my pants as I tried to manage the home, care for the children, and make a living. There was no help from anyone.

3) I now wish I had had a better understanding of healthcare laws so that this tragedy would have never taken place. Sandy might still be with us. The most important thing people can do is to make sure they know how the healthcare laws in this country can work against them and their loved ones.

4) The fact that unfortunately Sandy was never given the possible chance to see if a treatment could have saved her.  I’m convinced my story would not have ended so tragically.

5) Trust yourself over the so-called experts because you have first-hand knowledge of all events. Don’t trust many government officials or even healthcare professionals as they will mislead and often lie to you right in your face.

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Hurricane in Paradise Book by Deborah Brown (Paradise Series Book 10)

Set against the steamy backdrop of Tarpon Cove’s sun-kissed, tropical waters, sexy sleuths and best friends Madison and Fab are at it again dealing with the occasional dead body. Hidden just below the surface of the small town lies an underworld, one steeped in deceit, corruption, and deadly secrets. It’s only a matter of time before Madison and Fab find themselves on a collision course with the police, who consider them likely suspects in a murder.

Ride along on their adventures when the duo realizes that a family member is missing and pull themselves away from all jobs to track him down. Theories: walked away, freak accident, kidnapped? If so, then why no ransom demand?

Hurricane in Paradise is book ten in the thrilling and humorous provocative Paradise series, which finds the two waist-deep in mystery and romance. It is a smart, adventurous read that delivers heart-thumping, non-stop action. Join Madison and Fab as they solve the most twisted of cases, through unconventional ¬– and highly entertaining – measures… sometimes in flip-flops.

The Paradise series, are Florida Keys mysteries, “great as stand-alone reads, but they’re like chips…you won’t be able to devour just one!”

I rated this book 5 *****’s 

Maddy and Fab survived the hurricane

The best friends, buddies and soul sisters did it again. They survived the hurricane. This is another heart pumping story from the series. Ms. Deborah Brown never stop to amazed me.

Creole, Didier and Spoon try to keep their women on their toes but it will never happened especially when Brad is missing. Maddy will do everything to save her brother’s life. She is willing to risk her life.

This book is hard to put it down. It is a long book with non-stop action from these troublemakers. It is wild with so many funny and crazy moments which even makes the story so much fun to read. It is never a dull moments while reading this book.

If you love to read romance with actions and laugh out loud moments, Florida Keys series is a must read.

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“Deborah Brown’s Florida Keys mystery series is highly addictive! The characters are quirky & amusing. The dialogue is snappy. The plot highly entertaining & thrilling. All the oddball cast of characters are back as well as Mad’s & Fab’s deliciously hunky loves, Creole & Didier.” 

“Madison and Fab are so much fun to read about along with their better halves. This time there’s murder (of course), a missing family member and a crazy grandma! You’ll love this book so much!”

“Once again Deborah Brown has written a wonderful humorous highly entertaining book.”

Above reviews from Amazon

About the Author
I’ve been writing, in one way or another for as long as I can remember; writing poetry, short stories, a romance novel secretly stashed under the bed and sappy love letters. Fiction should be fun. I wanted to create the perfect beach book, to make the reader laugh, cry and cheer… and then run out and tell their friends about it.

My love of reading began when I was seven, the day I opened the cover of my first Mrs. Piggle Wiggle book. Mrs. P gave lessons to other children in how to behave and to me I learned to love the written word. I live with my family and demon children aka rescue cats in South Florida.

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Whisper of Love Book by Melissa Foster (Love in Bloom: The Bradens at Peaceful Harbor)

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Tempest Braden adores her family and her small hometown, but sometimes too much of a good thing can be confining. At almost thirty, having watched most of her siblings find true love, she’s anxious to experience her own happily ever after, and the move to Pleasant Hill, Maryland, is just the change she needs. When she rents a room from ruggedly handsome, and closed-off, artist Nash Morgan and his adorable son, Phillip, she thinks she’s found a little slice of heaven on the outskirts of town, where she can concentrate on building her business. That is, if she can ignore the undeniable heat between her and the sinfully hot single father.

When Nash bought his farmette, he had one goal in mind—to provide a loving, stable home for his son. He never imagined he’d be raising Phillip alone, or renting out a room to keep their heads above water. Then again, he never imagined losing his brother, or spending two years sailing around the world with parents who seemed to forget one son was still alive.

Sparks fly from the moment Tempest moves in, and her positive energy and inquisitive nature brings new life into Nash and Phillip’s quiet, confined world. For the first time in years, Nash wants to let a woman into his world, but while his loss made him stronger, that strength came at a price, leaving him walled off and wary of opening his heart again.

WHISPER OF LOVE is part of the Love in Bloom series. While this can be read as a stand-alone novel, for even more reading enjoyment you may want to read the entire Love in Bloom series in series order.

**CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**

I rated this book 5 *****’s 

Love me some Philip  
 
If you cannot resist Philip’s charm, worst if you meet his Dad Nash? These father, and son is beyond adorable and vulnerable that is why Tempest cannot resist them both. I so loved this story as the rest of Melissa Foster’s book. 

Whisper Of Love is such a heart warming read. It is sweet, funny and at the same time very hot. Nash and Tempest cannot stop kissing. They will make you pant like you are in-front of the fireplace licking an ice cream. 

This story is so emotional. You might need some extra Kleenex just in case. If you love music, no doubt you will enjoy reading this book. It is also a beautiful story of letting go and pursue your dreams. 

It is one of the sweetest proposal from Melissa Foster’s book. I am so in-loved with Philip even more. 

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Healed by Love (Love in Bloom, The Bradens of Peaceful Harbor #1)
Nate Braden has loved his best friend’s younger sister Jewel for as long as he can remember, but between their age difference and his respect for Rick, he’s always kept his feelings at bay. Now he’s back in Peaceful Harbor, and Jewel is no longer sixteen years old—but there’s an even bigger obstacle standing in his way. Nate and Rick joined the military together eight years earlier. Nate came home a hero, but Rick didn’t make it out alive.

HEALED BY LOVE is part of the Love in Bloom series. While this can be read as a stand-alone novel, for even more reading enjoyment you may want to read the entire Love in Bloom series in series order.

**CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**

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Surrender My Love (Love in Bloom, The Bradens of Peaceful Harbor #2)
Annalise “Leesa” Avalon never realized that one sentence could change her life until one of her students revealed his crush–and within twenty-four hours she finds herself under fire. After a grueling investigation that turns her life upside down, she steals away to Peaceful Harbor, Maryland, with a new identity to try to pull herself back together and figure out her next step.

From the outside, Cole Braden lives a charmed life. He’s a top orthopedic surgeon with a thriving practice, strong family ties, and friends he adores. But there’s a lonely spot inside Cole that no one can see. He has an enormous heart–and a painful past–but the desire to love and be loved is too strong to ignore.

A chance encounter brings Leesa and Cole together, and the attraction is immediate and intense. But a relationship is the last thing Leesa needs–and the only thing Cole wants. Long talks, heated moments, and deep connections are hard to resist, but the harder Cole tries, the more Leesa pulls away. Cole might truly be the right man for Leesa, but is Leesa the right woman for him?

SURRENDER MY LOVE is part of the Love in Bloom series. While this can be read as a stand-alone novel, for even more reading enjoyment you may want to read the entire Love in Bloom series in series order.

**CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**

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River of Love Book (Love in Bloom, The Bradens of Peaceful Harbor #3)
River rafting and adventure company owner Sam Braden works hard and plays harder. He’s fast, focused, and determined—and never at a loss for a willing woman to share his time with. The trouble is, the only woman he wants refuses him at every turn.

Physician assistant Faith Hayes escaped her painful past and built a safe, happy life in Peaceful Harbor. She’s also put what she’s learned to good use helping others by founding Women Against Cheaters, an online support group. When her boss’s sinfully sexy brother sets his sights on sweet Faith, she knows the self-professed player is everything she shouldn’t want, and she’s determined to resist him.

Sam pulls out all the stops, proving to Faith that his past doesn’t have to define his future. As she lets down her guard and begins to trust Sam, intense conversations turn to intimate pleasures. But when real life steps in and their pasts collide, it’s Faith who’s left with something to prove.

RIVER OF LOVE is part of the Love in Bloom series. While this can be read as a stand-alone novel, for even more reading enjoyment you may want to read the entire Love in Bloom series in series order.

**CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**

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Crushing on Love (Love in Bloom, The Bradens of Peaceful Harbor #4)
Steve Johnson is living his life’s passion watching over the Colorado Mountains as a ranger and wildlife consultant. But his peaceful life is upended when overzealous and insanely beautiful Shannon Braden flits back into his life after returning from a brief trip home to Maryland. He thought his attraction to her was under control—after all, she’s only in Colorado temporarily, and he doesn’t do casual affairs.

Shannon’s return to Colorado has as much to do with the game of cat and mouse she and Steve have been playing as it does the data she’s been hired to collect. But despite her efforts to explore the undeniable heat simmering between them, Steve’s intent on keeping his distance.

When a ranch abutting the national park goes up for sale, Steve will do whatever it takes to keep it from falling into the wrong hands. And when all his attempts fail, he’s left with no alternative but to follow Shannon’s guidance into the online world he abhors in order to raise the funds. The more time they spend together, the deeper their attraction becomes, and a game of cat and mouse turns into an unstoppable connection. But when Shannon’s assignment comes to an end, will it mean an end to them, too?

CRUSHING ON LOVE is part of the Love in Bloom series. While this can be read as a stand-alone novel, for even more reading enjoyment you may want to read the entire Love in Bloom series in series order.

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Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance (M/F, M/M, F/F), romantic suspense, thrillers, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented. Her books have been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the World Literary Café. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success.

Melissa has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Her interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.

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Mercy, Bound, Released: The Complete Trilogy Book By Natalie Bennett

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Everyone knows the story where the beautiful girl gets taken by a monster.
The one where the monster ends up being some poor tortured soul with a fucked up past.
Love prevails, and then they live happily ever fucking after.
Well, this is my story and it isn’t a fairytale.
I loved my monster too.
But that was before he took me.
My reality is dark.
His demons are darker.

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Warning: This is intended for mature audiences only 18+ some parts may cause triggers

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Natalie Bennett has always been an avid fan of all things dark and twisted, so it only made sense for her to write what she loves. She brings to life unapologetic antiheroes you love to hate and strong heroines who refuse to be broken.

Natalie writes Dark Paranormal & Dark Erotica with romantic elements. She doesn’t censor her writing and let’s her stories tell themselves. If you pick up one of her books expecting a typical HEA, you won’t find one.

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Spotlight For The Book Dreaming Sophia by Melissa Muldoon

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Dreaming Sophia is a magical look into Italy, language, art, and culture. It is a story about turning dreams into reality and learning to walk the fine line between fact and fantasy. When tragedy strikes, Sophia finds herself alone in the world, without direction and fearful of loving again. With only her vivid imagination to guide her, she begins a journey that will take her from the vineyards in Sonoma, California to a grad school in Philadelphia and, eventually, to Italy: Florence, Lucca, Rome, Verona, Venice, and Val d’Orcia.

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​Through dreamlike encounters, Sophia meets Italian personalities—princes, poets, duchesses, artists, and film stars— who give her advice to help put her life back together. Following a path that takes her from grief to joy, she discovers the source of her creativity and learns to love again, turning her dreams into reality.

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Author’s Bio:

Melissa Muldoon is the Studentessa Matta-the crazy linguist! In Italian, “matta” means “crazy” or “impassioned”. Melissa has a B.A. in fine arts, art history and European history from Knox College, a liberal arts college in Galesburg, Illinois, as well as a master’s degree in art history from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She has also studied painting and art history in Florence.

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Melissa promotes the study of Italian language and culture through her dual-language blog, Studentessa Matta (studentessamatta.com). Melissa began the Matta blog to improve her command of the language and to connect with other language learners. It has since grown to include a podcast, “Tutti Matti per l’Italiano” and the Studentessa Matta YouTube channel. Melissa also created Matta Italian Language Immersion Tours, which she co-leads with Italian partners in Italy.

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Dreaming Sophia is Melissa’s first novel. It is a fanciful look at art history and Italian language and culture, but it is also the culmination of personal stories and insights resulting from her experiences living in Italy, as well as her involvement and familiarity with the Italian language, painting, and art history.

As a student, Melissa lived in Florence with an Italian family. She studied art history and painting and took beginner Italian classes. When she returned home, she threw away her Italian dictionary, assuming she’d never need it again but after launching a successful design career and starting a family, she realized something was missing in her life. That “thing” was the connection she had made with Italy and the friends who live there. Living in Florence was indeed a life-changing event! Wanting to reconnect with Italy, she decided to start learning the language again from scratch. As if indeed possessed by an Italian muse, she bought a new Italian dictionary and began her journey to fluency-a path that has led her back to Italy many times and enriched her life in countless ways.

Now, many dictionaries and grammar books later, she dedicates her time to promoting Italian language studies, further travels in Italy, and sharing her stories and insights about Italy with others. When Melissa is not traveling in Italy, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is married and has three boys and two beagles.

Melissa designed and illustrated the cover art for Dreaming Sophia. She also designed the Dreaming Sophia website and created the character illustrations that can be found in the book and on the Dreaming Sophia websites.

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Single Submissive Book by Marilyn Lakewood

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Book: Single Submissive
Author: Marilyn Lakewood
Genre: Dominant/submissive ménage romance

Release Date: 28th February#SingleSubmissiveTour


Synopsis

A television dating show? What sensible woman does that?

Desperate times force drastic measures as thirty-two-year-old Sophie Baxter searches for Mr. Right Dom. But for a shy submissive, five weeks on a reality show might be a bad decision. One decision is easy, however: the Dom she chooses won’t be an actor.

Dex Hampton… successful film actor, coveted bachelor, and England’s sexiest export, but for this mysterious, reserved Dominant, fame isn’t a goal. Finding the right submissive is his top priority, and he’ll do anything to get his girl.

Jake Sinclair’s golden good looks and rakish Aussie charm fuel his flourishing acting career. He does his own stunts and tackles life full on. He’s achieved everything he’s ever wanted, except finding the right submissive. When he sees Sophie, nothing will stop him from winning her. Not even the competition of his longtime friend and fellow Dominant, Dex Hampton.

As the entire world watches, two movie superstars compete for a beautiful submissive who is ready to yield in all ways but one: she will not have an actor as a Dom.

I rated this book 4 ****’s

A fun twist to a reality show

I loved watching reality show especially The Bachelor/Bachelorette on TV. I am such a sucker of romance. Who doesn’t, right? It is one of my favorite reality show.

It is why I read Single Submissive. This is a fun twist to a reality show. It is even twice steamier. Sophie never trusted her heart with actors and much worse when they are not only successful but hunk dominants too. Finding her right dominant is not easy when her crazy heart cannot decide which one she needs to pick at the finale.

Single Submissive is intriguing, steamy with a twist. You can never judge a person because of what you see or heard. You need to discover it for yourself and it will melt your heart.

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Excerpt

THE GIRL… Sophie
“I entered my name as a contestant for the new bachelorette reality show, The Single Submissive.” Sophie kept her voice as quiet as possible.
Across the table her best friend stopped chewing and blinked up from her plate. Elise’s throat bobbed as she swallowed. “You did what?”
“That new show… with submissive bachelorettes. I applied to be the bachelorette.”
“Wow, I’m… surprised is an understatement. Considering how shy you are. I mean, you’ll be in front of millions of people, and they’ll all know you’re a—”
“Sub? Yes,” she whispered.
Elise whispered too, but it came out more as a hiss. “See? You can’t even say the whole word out loud in public. How can you think you’ll be able to go on national television and talk about your most intimate life?”
“I have very good reasons for doing this.”
“Such as?”
“I’m broke.”
“No, you’re not! You’re the best costume designer on the West Coast.”
“Shh.” Sophie put her finger to her lips. “I’m meeting expenses, but I have no savings. I need to think about that now.”
“Uh oh. That’s what this is really about, isn’t it? Your last birthday?”
“No, of course not.” Well, maybe. The words old spinster flashed in her head.
“It is! You think thirty-two is over the hill, don’t you?” Thirty-five-year-old Elise looked affronted. But her friend was stunning, and Elise had a forty-five-year-old Dom who was one of the hottest, classiest men Sophie knew. Men like that didn’t fall out of the sky.
“No, of course not.” Sophie would never look as glamorous as Elise, though, no matter how many birthdays. “I’m just feeling a little low, that’s all.”
“So you thought going on TV and telling the world you’re a subbie would help?”
“No… Well, maybe.”
“Okay, truth time. Why are you doing this?”
“I’m lonely.” She sagged back into her seat.
“Aww, girlfriend, you had that cute suit chasing you around last month. I know you’re cautious, but he seemed solid and nice.”
“He was nice, just not a Dom.”
“How do you know?”
“I asked him.” Her cheeks burned with embarrassment recalling the evening. “He got that look in his eyes—the one of a polite vanilla person out of their depth with kinky. I don’t blame him. We all have our preferences and limits. My wanting a Dom was out of his comfort zone. I understand.”
“So you told him it wouldn’t work?”
“Yes.” And now she was lonely… again… but it wasn’t fair to start something neither could be happy with.
“We should go to the club. Maybe you’ll meet someone this time.”

Sophie started shaking her head the moment she heard “club.” That had been awkward and unproductive. “No, I never catch anyone’s eye in that kind of environment. At least no one I’m attracted to.” Elise’s flashy looks grabbed attention, but Sophie was just pretty—average face, average figure. Mr. Right Dom had not come walking out of the dim interior and offered to collar her. “I need to explore a new gene pool, or Dom pool.”



Meet The Author

Marilyn and her husband live in the northwest U.S., not too far from the Canadian border. She thinks the long, cold winters are perfect “writing weather.” Most of the time, she doesn’t mind the short days, or the snow—except when she needs to drive in a blizzard, in the dark.

Marilyn started writing sexy stories “just for fun” and she’ll joyously admit she’s obsessed with creating hard-core dominant heroes and happily-ever-after endings.

Writing erotic romance lets her explore love, passion, and sex, through the lens of different characters and settings. It’s also a way to keep her imagination kindled during the September to March “cold snap.” Marilyn loves music, flowers, sci-fi and romance movies, and taking daily walks with Precious, her rescued dog.

She’s a country girl at heart, and although she imagines travelling to distant, romantic shores, her favorite place is home with her family.

Visit Marilyn at www.marilynlakewood.com

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