My Review of Love Beyond Time by Rebecca Royce


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Fireborn Publishing (April 3, 2015)

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Synopsis

Born one half of a perfect pair, Kal has spent his life believing his other half is gone. But when fate thrusts Isabelle into his arms, he will have no choice but to become the man he was destined to be. That is, if he can battle his own demons first.

Not willing to accept her heritage as an Outsider, Isabelle tries to hide from the truth. But when Kal’s life is on the line, she will have to step forward and embrace her powers or watch everything she has come to love disappear.

My Review

This book was a gift from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review.

18 children, one other born evil and apart.  Three made it to the safe haven of Veli the others being searched for.  Veli can only account for four after 29 years.  Kal, Leonardo, Charma and Marina.

There is a battle brewing and Kal has found his soul mate. Now to convince her she is of the outsiders.  Although she pretty much knows.  As Isabelle comes into her powers, there is no question.  Kal’s powers and hers combine to be so much stronger than they ever imagined.  They never realized how important finding their mates could be.

I love the world Rebecca has built here. The suspense and the trials are never ending for the outsiders as they refer to themselves.  Kal and Isabelle’s relationship new but since they can’t keep their hands off each other the sex is spontaneous, and downright hot!  They need to support each other or everything is lost and Evil will win.

I cannot wait for the next book in this series.  Fortunately it is right around the corner.

Bravo Rebecca, 5 Contented PURRS for you!!!

 

Author Bio

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As a teenager, I would hide in my room to read my favorite romance novels when I was supposed to be doing my homework. I hope, these days, that my parents think it was worth it.

I am the mother of three adorable boys and I am fortunate to be married to my best friend. I live in Austin Texas where I am determined to eat all the barbecue in town.

I am in love with science fiction, fantasy, and the paranormal and try to use all of these elements in my writing. I’ve been told I’m a little bloodthirsty so I hope that when you read my work you’ll enjoy the action packed ride that always ends in romance. I love to write series because I love to see characters develop over time and it always makes me happy to see my favorite characters make guest appearances in other books.

In my world anything is possible, anything can happen, and you should suspect that it will.

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Welcome to the Blog Tour for Spell Weaver by Angela Addams with Giveaway and My Review


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New from Samhain Publishing LTD
Angela Addams’ Spell Weaver – The Order of the Wolf, Book 4

Coloring outside the lines can sting like hell…

Shot by a Huntress, his wolf trapped within him, Dyami Storm is battling a poison that is eating him alive. His only hope is finding his mate, but without his wolf to guide him, he doesn’t know where to look.

The second the sexy bad boy stumbles into her tattoo shop, smelling of booze and oozing attitude, Summer Sinclair knows he’s trouble. She should turn him away, but a strange magnetic pull compels her to help him out with a little ink.

When Summer’s boyfriend walks through the door, Dyami senses he’s in the presence of a Hunter, and the Hunter recognizes him as a wolf. With hackles raised, a weapon coming at him, Dyami’s only choice snaps into place. Bite Summer, marking her as his—and unleashing her powers as a Spell Weaver.

On the run from Hunters and losing his fight against the poison, Dyami is in a race against time to convince Summer her power could change the course of the war…and that his fate is in her hands.

Warning: Sexually explicit. Tattooed, rock star drummer with a tender heart seeking his one true mate. Tough little tattoo artist with a special talent for spells. Lots of hot and heavy, wet and sweaty.

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My Review

This book was a gift from the Publisher in exchange for a fair an honest review.

Every time I pick up a book by Angela Addams I wonder what surprises she has in store for me. This time she mixes together a sexy rock drummer wolf, an entrancing tattoo artist, several hunters and huntresses and a wolf pack. Spell Weaver will wrap you up in its magic until you turn that final page.

Summer Sinclair is a feisty little heroine, a talented tattoo artist, with symbols tattooed all over. Never staying long in one spot you know she’s not one to follow rules, but she also has no idea of the powers she holds within.

Dyami Storm a wolf dying from the arrow of a huntress is trying to fight off the pain of the poison and not able to shift. He seeks out a tattoo to soothe him as he searches for his mate, his huntress, the one who can save him.

From the moment Dyami bites Summer to protect her from her boyfriend/hunter Vic, the action ramps up.

Kidnapped by Vic, Summer knows she needs to help Dyami and they both need to get away. Using the new knowledge of the symbols she wears, purely by instinct, she frees Dyami and the questions and problems begin.

One of my favorite passages is as they begin their escape.

“Come on, Summer.”

A shout came from behind. The Hunters would be on their trail. Summer dug in her heels. “Where are we going to go?”

Dyami turned, his fingers still clenching around hers. As he met her gaze, he saw she was frightened, confused. Her eyes narrowed, body trembling.

“You need to trust me on this, Summer. I will never do anything to hurt you but we have to get the fuck out of here now, before the rest of the Hunters find us.”

“Hunters? I don’t understand.” She was shaking her head, clearly trying to make sense of what he was telling her. “I feel strange, Dy. I’ve got these things running through my mind. These symbols are all I’m seeing.” Her bottom lip trembled. “None of this makes sense. I don’t know what I should be doing right now. Vic…” She seemed to choke on her next words.

“I’ll explain everything. I will, once we get out of here and find a safe place.” He lifted a hand to her cheek, rubbed his thumb along her bottom lip. “I won’t force you. If you want to go with Vic, you can. I don’t believe he will hurt you. You’ve got to trust yourself, Summer.

What does your gut say?”

He held his breath while she stared at him, the rain beating her hair around her face, her eyelashes batting the drops away like tears. “My gut says to trust you.”

With a deep sigh of relief, he nodded and kissed her gently, tenderly. Their first kiss—the sweetest one. He pulled away. “Then let’s go.”

There is a lot of action and tension in this book. Summer has to endure a lot of emotional turmoil as she comes into her own.  Dyami only begins to explain what is happening to her.  His fate and theirs together is entirely in her hands.  All this and steamy and I do mean steamy, hot sex as well.

This is a must read!

I give 5 Contented Purrs to this Book. Bravo, Angie!

I love this entire series and can’t wait for the next book, enter the giveaway for a chance to win the previous book in the series and some serious swag.

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Author Bio

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Every day is Halloween for author Angela Addams. Enthralled by the paranormal at an early age, Angela spends most of her time thinking up new story ideas that involve supernatural creatures in everyday situations. She believes that the written word is an amazing tool for crafting the most erotic of scenarios.

She is an avid tattoo collector, a total book hoarder and loves anything covered in chocolate…except for bugs.

She lives in Ontario, Canada in an old, creaky house, with her husband and children.

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Release Day Blast! Say My Name by J Kenner


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Jackson Steele is finally here! We’ve been teasing you all month long and now you can finally meet him for yourself! J. Kenner’s SAY MY NAME is available now!

 

saymynameAbout SAY MY NAME

New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner kicks off a smoking hot, emotionally compelling new trilogy that returns to the world of her beloved Stark novels: Release Me, Claim Me, and Complete Me. Say My Name features Jackson Steele, a strong-willed man who goes after what he wants, and Sylvia Brooks, a disciplined woman who’s hard to get—and exactly who Jackson needs.

I never let anyone get too close—but he’s the only man who’s ever made me feel alive.

Meeting Jackson Steele was a shock to my senses. Confident and commanding, he could take charge of any room . . . or any woman. And Jackson wanted me. The mere sight of him took my breath away, and his touch made me break all my rules.

Our bond was immediate, our passion untamed. I wanted to surrender completely to his kiss, but I couldn’t risk his knowing the truth about my past. Yet Jackson carried secrets too, and in our desire we found our escape, pushing our boundaries as far as they could go.

Learning to trust is never easy. In my mind, I knew I should run. But in my heart, I never felt a fire this strong—and it could either save me or scorch me forever.

Say My Name is intended for mature audiences.

You can read the first chapter of SAY MY NAME here!

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Excerpt

“You really think you can come back after all this time and bat your lashes and have me fall backward over myself to help you out?”

“It’s not like that. I—”

“And for him—for Damien Stark? We’re done, princess,” he says, lifting a finger toward my face. “You told me to leave, sweetheart. And five years later you fall back into my life. And pretty goddamn dramatically, too.”

I lick my lips. “It’s just business.”

“The hell it is.” I hear the sharp edge of emotion in his voice, as dangerous as a well-honed blade. The fight is obvious on his face, as well, and I press back against the car, wishing I could disappear through the metal. He’s fire and fury, and I have no idea what he is going to do. All I know is that all that passion is directed toward me, and that no matter what happens, I won’t leave this parking lot unscathed.

I see it in his eyes first—a quick flash of wildness before his hand lashes out and his palm slams hard against the Lexus. Then he pulls me close, and I don’t even have time to think before his mouth closes over mine.

The kiss is violent. Wild and desperate. And when I gasp, he takes advantage, thrusting his tongue into my mouth as one hand holds my head and the other slides up my chest to cup my breast. He deepens the kiss, claiming me with such intensity that I know I would not be standing were it not for his hands upon me.

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To celebrate the release of SAY MY NAME, J. Kenner, Larissa Ione, Katana Collins, Marquita Valentine, Elisabeth Grace, Carrie Ann Rya, Erika Wilde, Suzanne Rock, Shayla Black, Opal Carew, and Lorelei James will be taking over the Christian Grey Fan Page to hang out and giveaway some awesome prizes! Everything begins at 6 PM EST, so be sure to swing by!

About J. Kenner

Julie Kenner (aka J. Kenner and J.K. Beck) is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of over forty novels, novellas and short stories in a variety of genres.

Praised by Publishers Weekly as an author with a “flair for dialogue and eccentric characterizations,” J.K. writes a range of stories including super sexy romances, paranormal romance, chick lit suspense and paranormal mommy lit. Her foray into the latter, Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom by Julie Kenner, is in development as a feature film with 1492 Pictures.

Her most recent trilogy of erotic romances, The Stark Trilogy (as J. Kenner), reached as high as #2 on the New York Times list and is published in over twenty countries.

J.K. lives in Central Texas, with her husband, two daughters, and several cats.

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Guest Post – Please Join Me in Welcoming DL Jackson!


It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to DL Jackson today.  She has a very special message and a book to share with you. Welcome!

 

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This is no joke.

Every 65 minutes, a military veteran commits suicide.

I’m going to be honest here. Finding Mercy took a lot out of me when I wrote it. I had so much to say and there was no other way I could think to show you what I felt. Finding Mercy is not a warm and fuzzy romance. It is a struggle for one man to learn to love again, himself, and someone else. It is a book about hope, when all seems hopeless. It is a book about choosing to step out of the dark, no matter how impossible it seems.

Combat medics have a dangerous job, and part of that job is dragging wounded off hot battlefields. They have hearts for healing and helping, and because of this, cannot help collecting a few scars of their own, both physically and mentally.

If you haven’t read Finding Mercy, I’ll warn you, it probably has one of the most grisly battle scenes I’ve written. The hero is damaged—searching for peace and a way to start over. He is at a crossroads in his life that many vets face every day. He’s in pain and a very dark place. He has a weakness for the bottle, desperate to drown memories he can’t forget. For some readers, I’ve been told, the scenes are hard to stomach. What the hero goes through is too painful to read. I am aware I was pretty brutal to my hero, but I needed to paint a realistic portrait of the face of PTSD in our active duty military and veterans. This story has been called everything from graphically violent to an anti-romance.

So be it. It got your attention.

We cannot erase PTSD or injuries caused in battle by pretending they don’t exist. But we can move forward by supporting our military and vets, as they face those crossroads. Here’s a link to some facts about veterans and active duty military featured on PBS, Public Broadcasting System: http://www.pbs.org/coming-back-with-wes-moore/about/facts/

I’d like you to join me in raising some money for a great cause. I’ve asked my publisher to track all sales for this book for the month of April, May and June 2015. I’m not asking for reviews or a bump in the ratings. You don’t even have to like this book, but I hope you do. What I am asking, is that you buy this book April 1st- June 30th 2015, and share the link. It costs $2.99, the price of a cup of coffee. Not a huge chunk of change. We spend more than that on a salad or burger at any given time.

Starting April 1st and running through June 30th, I will donate my total royalties from the sale of Finding Mercy, an erotic military romance, to Wounded Warrior Project. Buy the book, help a warrior. It’s that simple. This is about something I strongly believe in. You see, I’m a vet. My husband is a vet. His grandfather served in the Navy in WWII, my father in the Air Force during Vietnam. My mother-in-law is a Marine, and both of my sons are active duty. My oldest is currently on his third deployment. My youngest, a Combat Medic, is preparing for his first.

I’ve seen the face of PTSD. It belongs to our sons and daughters, wives and husbands, fathers and mothers, grandmothers and grandfathers. It is our neighbors, friends and co-workers. It doesn’t discriminate, and it doesn’t just go away. Wounded vets need help.

Help me, help them.

If you’d like to make a donation instead of purchasing Finding Mercy, that’s awesome too. Please go directly through the Wounded Warrior Project here: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

If you’d like to read my book and still give to a great cause, you can buy it at any of these links. Please purchase your copy between April 1st and June 30th:

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