Saturday, May 8, 2021

Whisper Book Blitz Giveaway

 

Whisper
Tracy Bilen
Publication date: May 8th 2021
Genres: YA Romantic Thriller

Stop him.

After her friend Samantha is murdered, seventeen-year-old Olivia is the only one who still hears her voice.

Years ago, Jacob closed his eyes. In a park. Playing hide-and-seek. His little brother is still missing. And Jacob’s mom is the FBI agent who couldn’t find him.

Now Jacob has dreams he can’t explain. And draws faces of those about to die.

In a town terrorized by a serial killer, Jacob meets Olivia. Sparks ignite.

Until the voice in Olivia’s head echoes the warning in Jacob’s dream…

You’re next.

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EXCERPT:

CHAPTER 1: OLIVIA

My dad used to tell me there are people inside of marbles. They were always talking to him. Whenever I wanted to play a game, he would pick the one with marbles. Only we wouldn’t actually move the marbles. My dad would just stare at them. Finally I stopped asking to play games. But that didn’t matter. My dad would still get out the game with the marbles, and he’d put the marbles in their little resting spots and watch them. And listen.

At Samantha’s house, her three-year-old sister, Cara, is playing a marble game with one of her friends. They’re off in a corner by themselves, probably wondering why all these people are stuffed inside the house, wearing dark clothes, crying randomly, and talking in hushed voices. Cara wasn’t at Samantha’s funeral. Does she understand that her sister is never coming home?

I move away from Cara and fill a plate with cubes of cheese, triangles of salami, and round crackers. I chew, swallow, and make small talk. But mostly I just stare out the window at the pool and remember the last time I was here. Sixth grade. A pool party for Samantha’s birthday. She and I were friends then. We stopped being friends sometime in seventh grade. I think it had something to do with green slime, a ham sandwich, and a guy we both liked, though I’m not really sure anymore. It all seems pretty stupid now, which gives me a lumpy ache in my throat, and makes me feel like a fraud for being here. But the whole junior class was at the funeral, all ninety-eight of us.

Make that ninety-seven.

Plus a good part of the rest of the high school. And although not everyone made their way here after the funeral, the house is still packed, with people spilled out onto the lawn, hovering by the pool, and clutching their paper plates as if they’re life preservers.

My best friend, Julia, slides up next to me. Her chestnut brown hair is arranged in its usual French braid, except a lot of strands that she missed are poking out today. She takes a loose bit and wraps it around her finger.

“Brings back memories, huh?” she says, following my gaze to the pool. “Remember that sleepover in sixth grade?”

“Yeah, that was fun.” Except now my brain jumps right from sleepover to sweet dreams. The Sweet Dreams Strangler.

I shake my head, trying to blot out the images seared into my mind by the news media. Images of Samantha, lying in a field wearing a beautiful dress, her head on a pillow, hair neatly arranged, hands folded.

Beautiful. But dead. Strangled. I don’t know what to say, even to Julia. I look back out the window. A cardinal is perched on the feeder, picking through seeds, scattering debris on the ground.

“It sure is stuffy in here,” Julia says.

I’m about to agree when a wall of cold air hits me. “Mrs. Young must have read your mind. Wow. That feels good.”

Julia scrunches up her face. “What are you talking about?”

“The air. She turned on the air. Don’t you feel it?”

“No. Are you under a vent or something?” Julia peers up at the ceiling.

“Here, switch places with me.”

“It’s just as hot here—”

“It’s just as cold—”

We say it at the same time. “I guess it’s just your wishful thinking.” Julia pats my shoulder. “Enjoy. I’m going to get some more to drink.”

I nod and head across the room, by the TV, where hopefully it’s warmer.

Goose bumps pop up on my arms. I rub them, but it doesn’t help.

Next to me Josh Wallace tosses a cube of cheese into his mouth. Is that sweat dripping off his forehead? Why am I the only one shivering?

I spot a decorative blanket on the couch. Should I? I tap Marcus on the shoulder. “Sorry, could you lean forward? I just need to get something behind you.” I tug at the blanket and drape it over my shoulders.

Julia is back with a drink in her hand. “Why do you have a blanket wrapped around you? Are you feeling okay?”

“Not really,” I answer. “What’s that noise?”

“What noise?”

“That buzzing sound. Is that the TV? Maybe someone turned it on without switching on the cable box.” I fumble with the buttons on the TV. An image flashes across the screen, and a voice blares.

Funeral services were held today for Samantha Young, the fourth victim of the Sweet Dreams Strangler.

Mrs. Young hovers in the doorway between the kitchen and the living room. All the color drains from her face.

I can’t seem to move. Julia turns off the TV. The buzzing grows louder, and then I realize that it’s voices I’m hearing, lots of them, all blending together into one big buzzing sound.

And then the buzzing fades away until I hear only one voice.

Olivia.

It’s not real. I know it’s not real.

Olivia.

It’s not real because the voice is Samantha’s, and Samantha is dead.

Olivia!

It’s not real because the voice is not coming from a person. It’s coming from a fricking figurine on the mantel. From a yellow bird with black wings and a black head. I pick up the figurine, and I hold it in my hands. This is what my dad meant when he said there were people living in marbles. And then it speaks again.

Olivia! Stop him!

Even though I’m kind of expecting it, Samantha’s voice scares me all the same. It makes me jump and my hands open up and that figurine smashes on the floor and breaks. And I’m a little glad because maybe now the voice will stop. But suddenly I’m burning up, the salami and cheese rumbles around in my stomach, and before I can sit, the room spins all around me and darkness sets in.

Author Bio:

Tracy Bilen is the author of What She Left Behind and Whisper. She is a high school French teacher in Michigan where she lives with her husband and children. Tracy studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and taught Spanish at a high school ski academy. She loves biking, traveling, and red velvet cake.

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Friday, May 7, 2021

RELEASE BLITZ - The Sun Queen

 




Title: The Sun Queen
A Royal Celestials Series Novel
Author: Anita Maxwell
Genre: Fantasy Reverse Harem Romance
Release Date: May 7, 2021


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The Hunt for the next True Queen of Regulus is upon us.

I never wanted to be queen, yet I find myself swept up in in the competition.

I never wanted a man, yet I find myself distracted by three of them.

I never wanted people's gratitude, yet they're cheering my name in the streets.

Warrior.

Defender.

Diplomat.

Leader.

The four key qualities of the True Queen of Regulus. And I have to prove that I have them all.

All I ever wanted was to become the Watcher's Sergeant for the busiest district in Regulus -- Adhafera. But The Hunt has begun and the desert Queendom is running out of water. Hundreds of women enter and I unwilling throw my name into the competition. Now, the only other contender who has a chance of beating me is a known cheater.


Now all I want is to become the True Queen of Regulus, blessed by Leo to rule, and to bring water to the people.


The Sun Queen is Book 5 in the Royal Celestials, a zodiac-based series, and represents Leo. This is a medium-burn fantasy reverse harem romance that can be read as a standalone.







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Mina & Stryker

Warm air skated down the length of my neck, rousing me from sleep. If I hadn’t woken this way many, many times before, I would've reached for the blade hidden beneath my pillow.
Soft lips replaced the warm breath, and Stryker's tangy scent overwhelmed my senses. I struggled against the grasp of slumber, hovering in that in-between space—unsure if this was real or another of my recurring dreams.
The weight of his body pinning my arm to my side pulled me out of sleep entirely, though, proving it—he—was real.
Angling my head away, I offered more of my neck to him, my free hand coming up to thrust into his low, sandy-blond ponytail. Teeth grazed over my delicate flesh and my groan filled the room.
It has been so long.
With that thought, my eyes popped open, my hold on him transforming from encouraging to resisting, chest tightening at the knowledge we would be violating promises made should this go any further.
“Stryker, wait. The Watchers' Code.” I managed to gasp out. The light from the moon shone down on us from my open window.
“Mmm you’re not a watcher right now, though, are you?” The light scruff along his jaw scraped along my cheek when he lifted up to look at me, blue eyes heavy with want. “You aren’t breaking any rules, Mina. We can steal this opportunity. You and me. Right now.” Using the hand that wasn’t supporting him, Stryker drew a line along my collarbone and down to my breast before splaying his fingers over my heart. The traitorous organ increased in pace as he teased his touch over the goosebumped skin. “I need you, Mina. I’ve ached for you since the day you turned your back on us to chase your dream. If this pocket of time is the last we can ever be together, then I want to grab onto it with both hands and steal every moment that we can.”






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Anita Maxwell is from Newcastle, Australia and is a wife and a mother. She has one dog, a cat, and wishes she actually had a pet kangaroo. With a Bachelors degree in Information Technology, she never intended to go into the world of writing, always thinking that it was a nice dream for some day. Now she has her very own office to write in, with a beautiful red door that she can shut, and lock, when words are demanding to be written. She loves to write slow burn contemporary romance, but don't think she can't get down and dirty.


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Alpha Cover Reveal

 

Alpha
Sybil Bartel
(The Alpha Elite #1)
Publication date: May 24th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Suspense

Billionaire.

Mercenary.

Navy SEAL.

The Teams trained me to be a killer. War taught me to be ruthless. Then an ill-fated mission proved I was human. Combat wounded, The Navy cut me loose. I had a choice. Fade into obscurity or use the skills I had.

Alpha Elite Security was born and three years later, my company was the most sought after security contractor in the world. Five global locations, ten company jets, every one of my employees military trained—we were the best of the best. Overseeing operations, I didn’t have time for women, or anything other than growing my company. My success rate unmatched, I’d never lost a client.

Then I got a call, the only call that would get me back in the field. She was missing. The woman I’d left behind seven years ago. Now I had one objective.

Code name: Alpha.
Mission: Extraction.

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Sybil Bartel grew up in Northern California with her head in a book and her feet in the sand. She dreamt of becoming a painter but the heady scent of libraries with their shelves full of books drew her into the world of storytelling. She loves the New Adult genre, but any story about a love so desperately wrong and impossibly beautiful makes her swoon.

Sybil now resides in Southern Florida and while she doesn’t get to read as much as she likes, she still buries her toes in the sand. If she isn’t writing or fighting to contain the banana plantation in her backyard, you can find her spending time with her handsomely tattooed husband, her brilliantly practical son and a mischievous miniature boxer…

But Seriously?

Here are ten things you probably really want to know about Sybil.

She grew up a faculty brat. She can swear like a sailor. She loves men in uniform. She hates being told what to do. She can do your taxes (but don’t ask). The Bird Market in Hong Kong freaks her out. Her favorite word is desperate…or dirty, or both—she can’t decide. She has a thing for muscle cars. But never reply on her for driving directions, ever. And she has a new book boyfriend every week—don’t tell her husband.

To find out more about Sybil Bartel, be sure to follow her on Twitter (she loves to hear about your favorite book boyfriend!), visit her website, like her on Facebook or join her Facebook group Book Boyfriend Heroes for exclusive excerpts and giveaways.

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RELEASE BLITZ - Pretty Words

 




Title: Pretty Words
Series: River Valley Rebels #2
Author: Gabrielle Sands
Genre: Contemporary Rockstar Romance
Release Date: May 7, 2021


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On the eve of my eighteenth birthday, I fell in love with a rock god.

Light-haired, green-eyed, and carved to heavenly perfection. Oliver. He’s the guitarist of Ritual Disruption, and he writes songs that are as devastating as him.

Who would have thought that I, Ivy Abbott, would capture his attention? On tour with my brother’s band, Bleeding Moonlight, I hear what they say about me. Boring, shy, straitlaced. Compared to my famous sibling, I’m nothing special.

They’re wrong.

After all, what’s more special than being chosen by a god?

But where gods go, demons follow…

Jamie’s shared the stage with Oliver for years, but they’re nothing alike. He’s dark where Oliver’s light. Jamie claims his bandmate is nothing but a fraud who wants to use me and toss me aside. I don’t believe him, no matter how much he insists he only wants to help me. Jamie is an addict who steals kisses and spreads dirty lies.

Lies. Lies. Lies.

Or so I tell myself.







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The man’s features came into focus frame by frame. Long, booted legs crossed at the ankles. Elegant hands resting on black jean-covered thighs. Narrow waist, wide shoulders, and a tattooed neck. My gaze landed on his face, and I froze in place.

He was the most heartbreakingly handsome man I’d ever seen.

I could barely breathe as I took in his blond hair, light brows, and aristocratic features that the boys of my dreams couldn’t hold a candle to. When he tipped his head back to laugh at something the blonde on his right said, my gaze licked along the sharp edge of his jaw as if it were a lollipop, and I’d never tasted sugar before.

Suddenly, he glanced at me and our eyes met. We were still at least ten feet apart, but it was as if the distance between us folded in on itself and shrank to nothing.

I’d never believed in love at first sight. That was something reserved for fairytales and romcoms, not real life. But as I looked at this man, everything inside of me seized in a way I’d never felt before. It was as if my body was telling me everything I’d believed up until now had been a lie.

There was only one truth in this world. And that was him.

The arrogant smile on his face melted away to make room for a tantalizing smirk. Inch by inch, his gaze moved from my face to my collarbones, across my chest, and all the way down to my shoes. When his eyes sprung back up, I prayed that by some act of God, he was as affected as I was.

Dismissing the two girls with a flick of his hand, he placed his elbows on his knees and beckoned me closer with his fingers. My steps moved with the music, each one impossibly loud in my ears, as if counting down moments until nothing would be the same ever again.






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Gabrielle Sands is an author who loves writing romantic stories with dark themes and strong heroines. Her characters take control of their lives and find love in the process.

As an avid reader, Gabrielle is inspired by books across a multitude of genres: contemporary romance, reverse harem, paranormal romance, fantasy romance, high-fantasy, grimdark fantasy, science fiction, literary fiction, and so much more.

Before becoming an author, Gabrielle spent nearly a decade in business, learning all about strategy and spreadsheets. She loves traveling and living in new places with her husband. Her favorite countries to visit are Mexico, Spain, and France. When she's not writing or planning her next trip, she's probably eating something with cheese on it and drinking wine.


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COVER REVEAL - Until Serena

 




Title: Until Serena
A Happily Ever Alpha World Novel
Author: Chiquita Dennie
Publisher: Boom Factory Publishing, LLC
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: RBA Designs
Kari Nappi, Ace Kreations
Release Date: May 14, 2021


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Serena is determined to build a good life for herself and her twin boys following a devastating breakup. Fiercely independent and prideful, she’s doing everything she can to keep them afloat and not ask for help. That plan works out fine until Mother Nature, crying kids, a car that breaks down, and a sexy Alpha male with enough cockiness to make her swoon, collide and force her to leave her comfort zone.
Khalil has two focuses: his career at the investment firm and enjoying single life. That would be a lot easier if his meddling parents would stop trying to fix him up with high-society locals. He just might get his wish when he stumbles upon an accident and meets the woman who can make him change his outlook and possibly get him to settle down.

Find out what happens when a feisty woman meets her match in the anti-prince charming! Will it lead to a happily ever after?

Until Serena is part of Aurora Rose Reynolds's Happily Ever Alpha World. If you loved Until December, then you will want to read Until Serena.







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Chiquita Dennie is an Author, Award winning filmmaker of 2017 for Best short film “Invisible” and Entrepreneur. Born in Memphis, TN, and a Los Angeles CA native. Her background in film/tv has taught and shaped her passion for writing with her debut romance novel Antonio and Sabrina Struck In Love. Since its debut, fans have embraced the unconventional love story of Sabrina Washington and Antonio De Luca making it a top Best Seller on kindle charts. Find her other works from filmmaking, publishing, and podcasting at the links below. Chiquita is a member of RWA, Film Independent, Women In Film, Women in Media, Alli, and Authors Guild.


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Aurora Rose Reynolds and her husband, Sedaka Reynolds, created Boom Factory Publishing to use their experiences to expand and promote upcoming and existing indie authors. 

With over five years in the industry, and millions of books sold worldwide, we know what it takes to become a successful author and we will use this knowledge to take our authors to the next level. 

“As a successful hybrid author in this ever evolving industry, I know that you’re only as successful as the team that is promoting you!” – Aurora Rose Reynolds


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Rumors Cover Reveal

 




Title: Rumors
Series: Deviants & Doves #2
Trilogy: The Cat's Crew Trilogy #1
Author: A.J. Macey
Genre: Contemporary Reverse Harem Romance
Cover Design: Jodielocks Designs
Release Date: February 1, 2022


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What’s a girl to do when there’s no revenge to be had?

Hey b*tches, my name’s Kiera. You might know me as The Cat, infamous cat burglar/thief.

No? Well, let me give you a little insight into my life over the last year and a half.

I was going about, doing my own thing when my entire life got flipped upside down. Alongside my little assassin, we were able to help The Aces MC with a little problem with a rival MC. Easy peasy, right? Wrong. Somehow though, I found myself falling for the club’s president, his suspicious enforcer, and the VP… who just so happens to also be my asshole stepbrother. The Alloy Kings MC didn’t stand a chance but they weren’t alone. Backed by my bastard father and his mob of minions, we had a hell of a fight. Sound like fun to you? Ha, yeah, I didn’t think so. But in the end, we came out mostly unscathed.

Six months later, I finally decided that was enough laying low. But I find myself surrounded by rumors, and I can’t let them lie when there’s so much to lose now. Can we figure out who's watching us before it’s too late, or will we end up getting blindsided?

But I’m not the thief who became famous at 15 years old and survived the mob’s hell in my past just to lay down and get surprised in my own damned house. Again.

Those f*ckers won’t know what hit them.

I’m The Cat, and soon enough, they’ll learn that this is just the beginning.

Book 1 of The Cat’s Series

The Cat’s Crew Series is a second trilogy following Kiera and her men. It is highly recommended to read The Aces Series before this series. Both series are a WhyChoose/Reverse Harem trilogy featuring MMFMM meaning the female main character doesn't have to choose between her love interests. Please note, some scenes may contain M/M contact.

This book contains references involving PTSD, sexual assault recollections, abuse, and other themes that some readers may find triggering.







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USA Today Bestselling Author A.J. Macey has a B.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and previous Master’s degree coursework in Forensic Science, Behavioral Psychology, and Cybersecurity. Before becoming an author, A.J. worked as a Correctional Officer in a jail where she met her husband, a fellow CO. She has a daughter and two cats named Thor and Loki, an addiction to coffee and swearing. Sucks at adulting and talking to people, so she’ll frequently be lost in a book or running away with her imagination.


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Dangerous Desores Part 1 Pre-order Blitz

 




Title: Dangerous Desires Part 1
Series: Corrupt Me #1
Author: A. G. Khaliq
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
Genre: Mafia Romance
Release Date: May 18, 2021


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When Secret Agent Maya is sent undercover to nail the Russian Mafia, the last thing she's expecting is to fall in love with the man she's trying to put behind bars...


There have been several murders occurring in Manhattan and all fingers point to one man. Maya’s boss sends her to New York to work undercover at Donte Abruzzi’s company. He believes that not only is Donte associated with the crime family, but that he’s the one behind all the murders.

Leaving her life behind, Maya starts working at Donte’s company under the new name of Sapphire Myers. At first, gathering information seems easy, but as she gets to know Donte, everything becomes complicated.

The attraction and chemistry between them become harder to ignore and lines are blurred. The closer Donte and Maya become, the less things seem to add up. The deeper she goes, the more she realizes the evidence doesn’t point towards Donte or the Russian Mafia.

Now, not only does she need to figure out why her boss is so hell-bent on putting Donte behind bars, but skeletons from her past start resurfacing, putting her at risk of losing everything.


This series was previously self-published, however it was unpublished as it was picked up by a publisher. It has been improved, revamped and re-released with Limitless Publishing.







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EXCERPT

PROLOGUE
DONTE

My pops had been telling me to settle down for years. He told me to find a woman who would stand by me no matter how tough things got, and would have my back through thick and thin.
And the truth was, I was tired of empty sex. I was tired of one-night stands, and I was tired of screwing women just to toss them away and never speak to them again.
I’d built myself an empire from nothing. I’d put in blood, sweat, and tears to get where I was today, the owner of several huge businesses, including my multi-million dollar software company, Indigo Limited.
And now…
I just wanted a woman to share that with.
So when Sapphire Myers walked into my office telling me that she was the new Python developer, I couldn’t help but fall head over heels for her beauty. She was so fucking sexy and she didn’t even realize it, but I could see the pain in her eyes. She looked tired, exhausted, broken
She looked like a mystery.
A mystery that I wanted to solve.
But I was battling with my own demons. I had some dirty secrets of my own, and a past I wasn’t proud of.
I was part of a Mafia family. A family of organized crime.
But God help me, even though I had my own skeletons in the closet…
If I’d have known that Sapphire was going to betray me in the worst fucking possible way, I would have torched that bitch and left her to die the first time I ever laid eyes on her. I would have disposed of her without a second fucking thought, and then moved on with my life without looking back.
It takes more than a pretty girl to bring me to my knees. The more I push, the more she pushes back. Sapphire is a challenge that I’m not used to, but she needs to learn a thing or two about loyalty.
Because in my world, snakes and rats are buried six feet under. To teach them a lesson not to fuck with me. Because in the Mafia, we’re bound by blood…
And I won’t hesitate to do the same thing to her for getting on the wrong side of me. I won’t hesitate to give her the same treatment countless people before her got. Somebody should have warned her that if you play with fire you’ll get burned.
Because at the end of the day…
I didn’t choose this life.
This.
Life.
Chose.
Me.






AUTHOR BIO


A. G. Khaliq is 22 years old, residing in the United Kingdom. In between being a student, she loves to write. Her craft began when she started writing for a game called Episode Interactive, where she garnered almost 3 million reads. She soon wanted to expand her craft, and began writing published books, starting with a dark, organized crime thriller called Mafia Kingpin. She is most active on Instagram, @agkbooks.


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Bullseye Cover Reveal

 




Title: Bullseye
Series: Ruthless Kings MC #12
Author: K.L. Savage
Genre: Dark Romantic Suspense/Organized Crime
Cover Design: Lori Jackson
Photo: Wander Aguiar
Model: Lucas Loyola
Release Date: May 28, 2021


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Just when you think you have it all, everything changes...

I had everything a kid could want.
A home. Food. Toys. Friends. Loving parents.
And it all equaled happiness.
Then my life went up in smoke.
Happiness no longer existed.
I trusted the wrong person.
And in a blink of an eye, the cruelty of the world reared its ugly head.
Four walls. Darkness.
Memory loss.
Chains.
Sex.
My first love.
And people watching in the corners.

Now, I'm conditioned.
I need to watch.
I need to be watched.
No one understands the turmoil inside me.
And the one person who seems to calm it?
Ruby Raine.

A little spitfire of a woman who released the strife I've been swallowing for eighteen years.
She made me realize how weak I was and how strong I needed to be.
To tackle my demons, I have to admit everything.
I have to trust and that's one thing that doesn't come easy for me.
Ruby shows me it's okay to let go, to let someone steer for a bit, to give up a little control.
So I let go. I let her have the reins.
The road is bumpy, a minefield of explosives with her debt and my pain.
Every chance she takes on me is a step I take to better myself.
Love is a surprise.
A dart that Ruby tossed, and it hit me in the middle of my chest.
Unleashing… everything.

I'm my own target. If there's one thing I can do, it's aim.







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EXCERPT

Everyone’s room has a little history.
Where is his?
I tiptoe to the dresser. Pause. I cut a glance back to the door as if I’m about to get caught, but nothing’s there. After a minute, I continue. I open one drawer and roll my eyes.
Socks.
All mismatched.
“Of course,” I mumble.
I close that drawer and open the next.
Oh. Underwear.
Sexy underwear. None of that saggy Fruit of the Loom shit, but Grade-A nut hugging undies. I hold one up, and it feels like spandex. It has to be some type of stretchy material. Damn, I bet he looks so good in these as they cling to every curve.
Imagining them stretched over his tree trunk thighs, suctioning over his cock, and pulled taut over his plump ass like a second skin.
“God bless the woman who made this man,” I say silently to God, or whoever’s idea it was to make such a fine specimen.
I keep the drawer open because I’m nowhere near done with it. I want to see what else he has in the goody forbidden drawer. “I’ll be back,” I whisper to the sexy spandex briefs. “I’ll miss you.”
My knees pop as I squat to open the last drawer, and what I find surprises me.
It’s empty.
I tap my hand around the drawer, and the back end pops. I freeze. Oh, shit. I’m about to find something I’m not supposed to see. That was the point. This was what I wanted. I take a deep breath. Here it is. Here is Bullseye’s history that he keeps hidden away. Part of me feels terrible for just snooping around like this, but he left me in here, so…
With a slow, careful hand, I take out the board, ready for whatever surprises might be waiting for me. My imagination runs wild—maybe it’s photos of him and his lovers. Maybe it’s a secret stash of mementos. Maybe it’s… oh.
It’s nothing.
Just a bunch of cash and darts. That’s disappointing. I frown and dig around, even more, trying to find a dirty secret, but that’s all I see. Just stacks of cash and some of his darts. Nothing that tells me about Bullseye’s history. I’m coming up empty-handed.
“What are you doing?”
I scream, then hold my hand to my chest when I hear Bullseye’s voice. I look up to see him standing in the doorway, arms crossed and staring at me. “Uh, I’m snooping,” I answer honestly.
His eyes drop to my chest, and that’s when I remember I’m still holding a pair of sexy undies. I’m holding them close since he scared me.
“Need some underwear, Spitfire?” he tsks, walking into the room and shutting the door. “Cash? Both?”
“No.” I toss the underwear in the drawer they belong in and close it, then close the secret cash drawer. “I wanted to find something personal, I guess.”
“Disappointed that you didn’t?” He takes a seat on the bed, and the springs groan from his weight.
“A little bit.” I take the spot next to him and evaluate his face. His eyes are red, as if he’s been crying. A few things start to click together. He doesn’t have anything personal in his room because everything he deems personal, he keeps close to his heart.
So if I want him, if I want to get to know him, I have to earn him.






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K.L. Savage decided they were tired of looking for the kind of books they wanted to read. They had an itch that needed to be scratched, and as every girl knows, nothing scratches better than an alpha.

They write about gritty, alpha males, sometimes their dark sides, and the women they love.

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