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TEASERS ~ ZEL (Deviants & Saints Book #1) by Shantaye Brown

 

Zel (Deviants & Saints Book 1)
by Shantaye Brown

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***Comprehensible Jamaican dialect is used throughout the story because the heroine ‘Zel’ is half Jamaican***

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This is not your typical love story. The questionable ‘heroine’ is not the victim, she’s the bad-guy you’ll probably love and hate… Depends on your sanity.

Asher stalked her because there was something about her that was undeniable, she’s a mystery and he’s drawn to her like nothing else, but nothing could prepare him for what he found.

Zel makes people’s problems go away. She’s cynical, aggressive and has no regard for human life, but when Asher crosses her path he becomes a problem she couldn’t possibly ‘make go away’ as easy as the others.

Asher finds himself in way too deep when the lives of everyone he loves is threatened and he has to play the willing captive to keep them safe.

Zel has her own problems, someone wants her dead and they’re not shy about it. They both won’t be safe until she gets to them first.

Secrets unfold, lies are told and sacrifices are made. Consequences be damned.

Warning: Extreme violence, graphic sex, filthy Jamaican language and an overly aggressive and possessive heroine 18+

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Proud Jamaican mother of two ball python snakes. Shantaye has split personality and has accepted that the voice inside her head is her best friend and so she named her “Ying.”
Ying is the darker side of her personality and comes out during writing. Shantaye enjoys reading about free spirited heroes/heroins. She loves her characters reckless and free so she writes to embody them that way, forever free and immortalized in the hearts and minds of her readers.
Her debut book “Zel (Deviants & Saints, #1)” is the 1st installment of a three part series. Book 2, “ASH” is expected to release in February


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COVER REVEAL – Butterfly Pieces by Clara Stone

Butterfly Pieces

by: Clara Stone

Expected Publication Date: October 2015

Genre: New Adult/Romance

 

 
 

Synopsis

Control.

That has been twenty year old Samantha Benedict’s life’s mission. Two years since leaving her old life, she finally creates that perfect life she sought out. At least perfect to the outside world.

But being the perfect girlfriend, having the perfect GPA, and even wearing perfect heels can take a toll on girl. It drains Sami from the effort to keep up the facade than anything else in her life.

That’s until she comes across Ryker Larson, the Satan’s-freaking-first-born-spawn and a complete self-centric-ass-hole who loves his race car more than anything else. With his thrill seeking ways and bad-ass attitude, he challenges her careful tightly wrapped life.

What’s a girl to do but to rise up to the challenge? The only question is… Will she keep up with her good-girl-self or get sucked back into her old ways.

After all, bad habits die hard.

About the Author

Clara Stone lives in the beautiful city of Boise, ID. Unlike what most believe about Idaho, it’s more than a sack full of potatoes. When she’s not writing, you’ll catch Clara reading YA and NA books, mostly romance, and enjoying time with her family. She is a proud CW TV addict.

 

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Release Day Blitz – Sometimes Moment by Len Webster

 
 
BOOK: Sometimes Moments
AUTHOR:  Len Webster
RELEASE DATE: January 12th, 2015
PROMOTED BY: Book Empire Promotions
COME JOIN SOMETIMES MOMENTS RELEASE PARTY
 

 
SYNOPSIS
One blink,
One breath of air,
One moment in time …
Could change your life forever.
 
Growing up, Peyton Spencer fell in love with the boy across the road, Callum Reid.
As the years went by, it only made sense that they would wind up being completely and utterly infatuated with each other. That was, until the morning Peyton wakes up to find Callum packing up and leaving the small town they lived in.
Left heartbroken and with no explanation, Peyton spends the next four years of her life without him, ensuring they never cross paths again.
 
At seventeen and months after Callum leaves her, Peyton buries her parents—feeling more alone than ever before.
Now at twenty-one, she’s inherited the family hotel, The Spencer-Dayle.
Just when she thinks life couldn’t get more complicated, the one person that shattered her heart, soul and belief returns.
For Peyton, his return opens up all her old wounds and resurfaces the memories she’s tried to forget.
 
He’s not the same boy she once fell in love with. He’s guarded and keeps secrets close to him.
Peyton knows her life will begin to unravel.
 
Untold truths will finally come to light. Whether or not Peyton wants to hear it, the truth will undoubtedly break her heart all over again. 
 
 
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EXCERPT
Peyton listened until Jay’s familiar laugh rang high and then she breathed out. His laugh was a form of remedy for her. Though he was so much like Peyton and Graham, he was far different from them. Jay was comfortable with his life.
For Peyton, she was just managing.
Shaking her head, Peyton looked down at the papers sprawled on the table.
The sound of a chair scratching caught her attention. When she lifted her gaze, she was irritated to see none other than Callum Reid sitting in frontof her, his arms crossed over his chest.
Peyton closed her eyes tight and sat properly in her chair. It was a talk Callum wanted, and Peyton had thoroughly avoided it since his return.
“Peyton,” Callum acknowledged in a dull tone.
“Callum,” she said, mimicking the lifeless pitch in his voice.
His lips pursed and he eyed her. Silence was exchanged between them, suffocating her. When it reached an unbearable quota, Peyton started to collect her work.
“Why does everyone in this town love you so much but hate me? I grew up here too.”
His question startled her, causing Peyton to lift her head and glance at him. His eyes swept over the pub, filled with disbelief.
He really doesn’t get it.
“Because you left, Callum,” Peyton stated.
He slowly turned his head until his eyes met hers. Callum’s jaw locked as if he were attempting to control his emotions around her.
“So did everyone else,” he pointed out.
“Everyone had their reasons.”
Callum’s eyes flashed and he abruptly leant forward. “And I didn’t, Peyton?”
“Yes, you did. But you didn’t give me a reason. They all left because they gave a reason. They told the town. They let people know. But you? You just up and left, Callum. You didn’t tell me.”
Callum flinched like her words had hurt him, which Peyton found ridiculous.
“I had my reasons, Peyton,” he said through clenched teeth. “But that doesn’t explain why these people I’ve grown up with can’t even look at me.”
This time, it was Peyton who flinched. Her eyes burned. He still didn’t get it.
“Because you didn’t come back!” she shouted, tears running down her cheeks. That façade she had hid behind crumbled. She no longer used a fake smile. For Peyton, this was as raw and as naked as it got for her.
His eyes grew sadder, but she didn’t care.
Around them the voices had started to hush until the pub had silenced around them.
“Look around you, Peyton. Nobody else came back!” Callum raised his voice.
Her heart clenched at the truth he spoke.
“But they did,” she sobbed.
Callum shook his head. “No, they didn’t.”
“But they did when I needed them the most!” Peyton cried before she wiped the tears from her cheeks, hating the weakness she was showing.
“What?” he breathed.
“They all came back every single one of them. The town hates you because you didn’t come back. Everyone came back, Callum. My parents’ funeral they were all there…except for you!” Her lips trembled as the heat burned through her chest.
“Peyton,” he said almost apologetically.
“No! That one day. Their funeral. That was the day you could have redeemed yourself, Callum.
I don’t care if you couldn’t love me. I needed you then. I lost them and you didn’t show. It was their funeral, Callum. They died.
My parents, they loved you. Don’t you get that? They loved you! They wanted me to forgive you, but I couldn’t, and when they died, I knew I could never forgive you. You didn’t have to be there for me. You could have been there to pay your respects or to say goodbye, but you didn’t. The moment I buried them, I buried any hope of you redeeming yourself.”
“I’m—”
Peyton shook her head. “Save it. If you had just come back, I would have forgiven you for breaking my heart. I don’t care if you couldn’t love me back. I just needed your support and for you to acknowledge their deaths. They all came back. The only person who didn’t show was you.” Peyton sniffed and tucked her hair behind her ear.
That was the day she had vowed she would never let him back into her life.
The last glint of hope had died with the very last breath her parents had breathed that day all those years ago.

AUTHOR BIO
 

The truth is, Len Webster is a romance-loving Melbournian with dreams of finding her version of ‘The One.’ She calls Australia home, but secretly wishes a man with a beautiful accent would whisk her away. She’s been called a hopeless romantic and a firm believer of happily ever afters, which she doesn’t object to.

Having just completed her Bachelor in Business and Commerce, Len can be found daydreaming of her next Europe adventure or swooning over Mr. Darcy. Her best friends are a hot cup of tea, red velvet cupcakes, a warm jumper and her MacBook, ready to write to her heart’s content.
 
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RELEASE DAY ~ Thicker Than Blood by Madeline Sheehan & Claire C. Riley

**** HAPPY RELEASE DAY! ****

 

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A true friendship never dies.

 

Leisel and Evelyn lost everything. Husbands. Families. Friends. Lives that made sense. All they had left was each other, and a friendship that could withstand anything…

Even an apocalypse.

Until one fateful night, the marginal safety they’d come to rely on comes to a vicious and brutal end. With the help of Alex & Jami, both unlikely allies, Leisel and Evelyn are able to escape their shattered sanctuary only to find themselves face-to-face with a much altered, much crueler life where they have to find the way—and the will—to stay alive in a world they no longer recognize.

Traveling across a broken and infection-ridden country; the road-weary group are pitted against endless violence, improbable circumstances, and the ultimate loss.
Everything comes at a price—especially safety, the cost of which could very well strip them of the one thing they’ve tried so hard to cling to: their humanity.

Yet along with all the trials they’re forced to endure, there’s also hope in the form of love. Having loved Leisel from afar, Alex attempts to put the pieces of her fractured heart back together.

But in such a savage world, is there room for love?

In a place of nightmares-made-reality, where the living should be feared far more than the dead, an unbreakable friendship and a love amongst all odds can mean the difference between life and death.

There are friends…

And then there are Leisel and Evelyn.

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MANDAY HOTTIES ~ Some new to us pics

 

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Hey lovelies, welcome to another Manday Hotties Hop stop…

Today we’ve got some ‘new to us’ pics for your eyes. We hope you like them!!!

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Well, what do you guys think?? I’m kinda drawn to #2 (surprise, surprise…) I mean c’mon it’s David Beckham after all.
#3 – those eyes, they are quite something (how I imagine shifter eyes ~ lol, that’s the #Parawhore in me talking!!)

Don’t forget to drop in on the other blogs taking part in today’s Hop….

http://www.felicityheaton.co.uk/blog/
http://www.amandajgreene.blogspot.co.uk/
http://petulareadsromance.blogspot.co.uk/

As ever, I hope you enjoy the pic choices they have for you this week.

Have a fab day. We’ll catch you back here next Monday for more marvellous men!!!

~ T xx

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