Title: One Week in Paris
Series: One Week Series
Author: Roya Carmen
Genre: Romance
Release Date: February 21, 2019
Cover Design: Calico Images
Kayla Wilson has her life together. For the most part. She has work she loves, great friends, and a friends-with-benefits arrangement which suits her just fine — she’s not interested in anything more. Although Oscar is sexy, fun and sweet, he’s way too immature to be taken seriously. The amazing sex is all she needs.
And her mother is getting married. In Paris! 
Everything is roses until Kayla realizes that her mother’s fiancé is her old high school nemesis’ father. Looks like the boy who made her teenage life hell is about to become her stepbrother.
Matt Moore is as beautiful, rich and cocky as ever. And so is his father, Mark. Can she trust either of them? Will Matt bring out all her insecurities again? Will Mark hurt her mother? Is her mother making the biggest mistake of her life? 
With Oscar’s and her friend Corrie’s help, Kayla is determined to break up the wedding.
Will she succeed or fail gloriously? Who will she hurt along the way? And who will she come to truly know and love in the end?
The third novel in the One Week series, One Week in Paris explores the bonds of friendship and family, painful pasts, and the beautiful city of Paris.
Author’s note: One Week in Paris contains explicit scenes and some coarse language — for adult audiences. The book can be read as a standalone, but if you plan to read the whole series, it is best to do so in chronological order to avoid spoilers.

I press a finger against his soft lips, not wanting him to ruin the moment. He lowers his head and presses his mouth against my collarbone. He traces a line of soft kisses along my skin, over my shoulder and down my arm. He’s usually so wild in bed, but I love it when he’s soft like this sometimes. He makes me feel loved, like no one else ever has. When I’m with Oscar, I feel beautiful and precious.

I want a turn too. I want to taste him, revel in him. I swing myself around and over him. I pull up his shirt and trail my tongue down the ridges of his abs. A low growl escapes him as he grabs my hair and pulls at it a little hard. When I reach his pants, I unbutton his fly slowly, teasing him. I dig into his boxers and wrap my mouth around him. I want to make him forget everything. I want to bring him pleasure. He throws his head back and groans loudly.

He wraps a hand tightly around my arm and pulls me up to him. “I want you,” he pleads. “I want to make love to you.”

I smile. “Yes, me too.”

Our lips meet again, and we slowly undress each other. I take in everything about him as I peel off his clothing; his smooth olive skin against my fair complexion, the hardness of him, and those soft spots too; his lower belly, his hands, his neck. I rake my hands through his thick locks, reveling in the softness of them, and when he stops for a beat and gazes into my eyes, I mark his beautiful almond shaped chocolate eyes to memory, afraid I might forget them one day. No matter what happens, I know I won’t.

He trails hot butterfly kisses along my collarbone and over the swells of my breasts, and his touch is soft and sweet as he gently peels off my polka-dot bra. My breasts are aching for his mouth. I arch my back, offering myself to him. When his tongue lands on my swollen nipple, I get lost in the pleasure of it. “I love the way you taste,” he breathes.

I throw my head back and reach for his hardness. I slip my finger under the waistband of his boxers, and slide them around his smooth hard ass. His moans gets lost in the warm underside of my breast. “I want to take all night,” I tell him. “I want this to last forever. No pain, no hurt, just pleasure.”

“Yes,” he whispers. “Pleasure… and love.”

“Yes,” I echo. “Pleasure and love.”

I long for us to be closer than we have ever been, to get completely lost inside each other, to forget about the world together. I pull off his boxers slowly, and he peels off my panties. When he sinks gently into me, I wrap my arm and legs around him and hold him tight. I don’t say the words, but I want him to know that he’s loved, that I’ll always be there for him.

Roya Carmen is a busy mom, romance writer, designer, bookworm, chocoholic, and hopeless romantic. There’s nothing she enjoys more than making up stories about love, and sharing them with her readers.


New Release/Giveaway

Title: No Limits
Series: The Fighter Series 
Author: T.C. Matson
Genre: Contemporary Fighter Romance
Release Date: February 21, 2019


No Limits can be read as a STANDALONE.


One of the most highly anticipated Hayes brothers…
Let’s face it—relationships are hard work, full of compromises and sacrifices I’m not interested in doing. I have no desire to be in once since having my heart trampled on. Cliché, I know, but that’s why I stick to sex only.
Best way to live.
Except everything changes when I’m kissed by a stranger.
One night.
That’s all it was supposed to be.
Friends with benefits.
Only that wasn’t going to be enough.
Life couldn’t get any better…until I broke the rules.
When feelings begin to tangle inside me more than our bodies between the sheets, that’s when everything changed.
I hate men.
All of them.
Being left at the altar has left a nasty reminder in my heart to never get involved again. Swearing off men was easy after everything I’ve been through.
In a moment of desperation, I snatched a stranger by his arm and planted one on him.
It was perfect.
His lips.
The way he felt under my hands.
Everything about him was perfect.
Friends with exceptional benefits has never been so phenomenal.
He turned my life upside down.
Alone, I fell for him. Unrequited love is torture, especially when you have to keep it a secret, so you don’t lose him.
I messed up…I should’ve kept my stupid heart out of it. Now I’m scared of losing the one man I didn’t want to begin with.
There’s absolutely no way I can tell him how I feel…right?
“Dreaming in Reality…You dream in reality when you pick up a book and get lost in it. In my writing, I strive to take you to a place where reality and fantasy become a blurry line. Everything should be relatable. It could happen…couldn’t it?” ~ TC Matson
TC Matson loves to let her character’s voices be heard. With a head full of stories, she puts her keyboard through a beating daily. With an understanding that love isn’t always instant and full of flowers—her writing mirrors it.
She’s a romance junkie at heart and an avid reader. Add those two together and she will devour books within hours, getting lost in the world the author creates.
Matson resides in the peaceful Piedmont area of NC with her husband and three boys, where staying hopped up on caffeine is the key to her sanity. Chaos is indefinite and a sense of humor is an absolute must.



New Release/Giveaway

Title: Every Time We Touch
Series: Redeeming Love Series
Author: J.E. Parker
Genre: NA/Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 21, 2019
She’s fighting to keep her head above water…
He’s drowning in guilt.
As a kid my life was perfect.
I had everything I could ever want.
Amazing parents, a loving little sister.
Then it all changed.
In the blink of an eye, my heart died.
My soul fractured, my happiness vanished.
For years I felt nothing but pain.
Then Carissa walked into my life.
In an instant, she turned my world upside down.
With one look she quieted my demons.
Silenced my pain.
Before I learned her name, she became my salvation.
Determined to get things right, I’ve kept my distance.
But I’m done with the space between us.
It’s time for me to claim my woman.
Once and for all.


J.E. Parker is an American romance author who was born and raised in the great state of North Carolina. A southern belle at heart, she’s addicted to sweet tea, Cheerwine, and peach cobbler.
Not only is J.E. married to the man of her dreams (albeit a total pain in the rear), she’s also the mother of a herd of sweet (sometimes), and angelic (only when they’re sleeping) children. Despite their occasional demonic behavior and bottomless stomachs, J.E. loves her little tribe more than words could ever express.
On the weekends, you can find her sitting on the couch, cheering on (or cursing) her favorite football team, stuffing her face with junk food, and guzzling a bottle of cheap red wine.
When she’s not busy making sure her husband doesn’t burn the house down or acting as a referee for her fighting children, J.E. enjoys reading, writing (obviously), and listening to a wide variety of music.



Release Blitz/Giveaway

Title: Stay All Night
Series: Sugarcreek Love #1
Author: D.B. James and S.L. Peters
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 19, 2019
“Stay all night,” were the words echoing from her lips as I slid from the bed like the scumbag I am.
My name is Tobias Roman Jefferson. I’m a college drop-out fresh from living on my buddies’ couch and nowhere near worthy enough for the likes of Janie Lynn Francis—the hottest girl in Sugarcreek, Texas. Who also happens to be the woman I’ve been in love with for the last nineteen years.
When one stormy night we’re left stranded in my old cabin in the woods, we give to our passion. Only to repeat ourselves the next night…at her house. When she whispers her plea, I escape from her bed as fast as I possibly can.

How can I, the town screw-up, deem myself worthy of the town’s one-time homecoming queen?
D.B. James is an indie author of New Adult Romance. Her debut novel released on August 19, 2016. In her spare time she’s an avid reader. Colleen Hoover, Tarryn Fisher, Teagan Hunter, KA Tucker, Linda Kage, Renee Carlino, and Abbi Glines are a few of her obsessions. She’s a Michigan girl through and through but currently resides in sunny Florida. Sarcasm, Supernatural (team Sam!), Harry Potter and coffee are among her favorite things.

S.L. Peters is an indie author of Contemporary and Paranormal Romance. Her debut release, Stay all Night—co-authored with D.B. James—releases on Feb. 19, 2019. She’s a lover of the written word and a devourer of books. She resides in North Carolina with her computer nerd husband, Dan, and their zoo of fur-babies. Including four dogs, Loki, Piper, Remy, and Grover…five cats, Allie, Klaus, Violet, Homie, and Astrid. She encourages stalking and loves meeting new readers.



Release Blitz

Title: Love Above Law
Author: Sandy Alvarez and Crystal Daniels
Genre: Romance Suspense FBI
Release Date: February 18, 2019

Agent Lex Taylor
My assignment—take down human and drug trafficker Miguel Santino and rescue Leyna Martinez, the sister of a member of an outlaw MC.
One look. That’s all it took.
My center of gravity shifted, and I knew. She was going to be mine.
I take down criminals; the rats of society. I eat, sleep and breathe the law, but I’m willing to risk it all—my badge and my life to protect her.


Crystal and Sandy are Romance Authors and the sister writing duo behind several Love, and Purpose filled romances. Since 2017 they have published seven books including The Kings of Retribution MC Series – Undaunted, The Darkest of Light, Finding Solace, Defy, Unbreakable and Lost King. And a standalone Novella – Leather and Mistletoe, an MC Christmas.




Release Blitz/Giveaway

Title: HWY 550
Author: Freya Barker
Genre: MC Romance

Release Date: February 17th, 2019
Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC.

Special Agent Luna Roosberg lives and breathes her job. Who needs a personal life when work is so rewarding?
When a new case sends her to investigate a local motorcycle club, covering as the president’s new flavor of the week, the lines between professional and personal quickly start to blur.
Although the Arrow’s Edge MC stays mostly on the right side of the law since Ouray took the gavel, the appearance of the feds at their gate can still rattle his cage.
When a string of robberies points squarely in Ouray’s direction, he’s forced to cooperate and put the blonde, prim and proper half-pint on the back of his bike.
With pressure mounting both in—and outside—the club, Ouray no longer knows who he can trust, except the woman who is shaking up his life—and stirring his blood.


480CBC6A-393C-4D4B-8A7B-D80E51EA0F1CFreya Barker does another stellar job with her latest in the Rock Point Series, HWY 550. As if I couldn’t possibly swoon any more over her ever-growing list of male leads who check off every single box in my book boyfriend world, she goes ahead and kicks it up a notch and creates Ouray, president of Arrow’s Edge MC.

I love MC romance books and HWY 550, specifically, would definitely be included in that genre. It just so happens that our FBI friends and local PD from the two books prior in this incredible series, Keeping Six and Cabin 12, find themselves looking for those responsible for a string of robberies that could be connected to the MC.

Enter FBI agent Luna Roosberg. This pint-sized, sassy, badass, firecracker of an agent could kick anyone’s ass in a fight or with her sharp tongue. Luna has been an intriguing side character in Freya’s past books, and I’m so glad she’s finally gotten her own story. I had more laughs with this book as Luna goes undercover and completely out of her comfort zone when she takes off her proper FBI wear and morphs into a hot-looking biker chick. Well, that did more than catch the attention of Ouray. This is where the fun begins. Luna is a woman who constantly fights to erase the stigma of a woman in a “man’s job.” Believe me, she does it spectacularly, but the biker world is much the same, which doesn’t sit well AT ALL with Luna. The banter back and forth between the bikers, their prez, and Luna is priceless.

Little by little, Ouray and Luna become civil to one another the more she understands the MC world and he respects her position and drive to do her job to its fullest. Ouray confides club business to her, which is an absolute MC no-no, and I had to remind myself that Luna needs this info for the investigation. While Luna emmerses herself into clubhouse life and learns more about the club members and their brotherhood, Freya adds a homeless boy to the story who is deaf and taken in by the MC. This act of kindness has been done before by the club, blurring the lines for those who might slap a label on who they consider a good or bad member of society. This adorable boy, Cody, quickly finds his way into Luna and Ouray’s hearts.

HWY 550 is simply another work of art from Freya Barker’s collection literary treasures. There are so many layers to the storyline as well as the characters. Sometimes the heroes of her books are those least expected. There are plenty of twists and turns, along with some hot sexy times. Ouray and Luna fight to do the right thing but it doesn’t come easy. Nothing worth fighting for ever does. Freya does an incredible job making two characters from opposite sides of the law come together, fall in love, and find their own kind of perfect.

Another outstanding read by my favorite word-spinner, the queen of suspense, sassy women, and the hot alpha men who love them. Freya Barker always leaves me wanting more, and she never disappoints. I highly recommend HWY 550. Five stars for me❤️

I received this ARC for an honest review, and honest it certainly is.

Reviewed by Lisa Cullinan ~ Bourbon, Bikes, and Books https://bourbonbikesandbooks.wordpress.com

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Freya Barker inspires with her stories about ‘real’ people, perhaps less than perfect, each struggling to find their own slice of happy.

She is the author of the Cedar Tree and Portland, ME Series, the Northern Lights Collection and the Rock Point Series. She is also co-author of the SnapShot Series.

To see Freya’s complete backlist, or to find out what is coming down the pipe, visit freyabarker.com.





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Release Blitz/Pre-Order/Giveaway

Title: Until I Found You (Heart’s Compass #3)
Author: Brooke O’Brien
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Suspense
Release Date: February 15, 2019

Five years ago, Halle Keegan had consumed my whole world. Until one night when our lives changed forever. My existence was torn apart.
I’ve let my demons get the best of me, pushing away the people I love most to protect them. I swore I’d never come back home to Arbor Creek.
They say the truth will set you free.
When the truth is revealed, I’m forced to look my demons dead in the eye. I don’t deserve her or her forgiveness, but I’d give up my life if it meant keeping her safe.
This time around, she may be the only one who can save me.


“Brooke exceeded my expectations… YET AGAIN! When I thought I couldn’t end up loving her characters even more so than I already did when reading book 1 and 2 in the series, she completely obliterated this thought and showed me I COULD fall even more in love with them.” – Melissa, Melissafandomworld Blog

“Once again, Brooke had me captivated with the couple and hooked on the storyline. And its no secret that I’m a HUGE fan of secondary and returning characters so it was great to see the gang again. Another amazing 5 star book from Brooke O’Brien!” – Emma, Ever Growing Book Obsession Blog

“This book was definitely worth waiting for! I am in love with Graham and Halle’s story. It was everything I was hoping for and more. It was heartbreaking and so beautiful. I was also happy that we got to see Maverick and Ryan again. I can’t wait for more of this series!” – Naomi, Goodreads Reviewer


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Brooke O’Brien is the Author of the Heart’s Compass series and the recently published Tattered Heart duet.
Growing up Brooke always had a love of writing; she started out writing poetry when she was young and began journaling her thoughts as she grew older. Diving headfirst into a good book has always been therapeutic for her. Now her two passions have collided.
Brooke believes you can cure any bad day with chocolate or by going on a long drive with the windows down and the music turned up! She’s found that’s when her characters talk to her the most! If she’s not reading or writing, you’ll probably find her spending time with her family and friends, watching Hawkeye football or NBA basketball, going to the movies, or collecting signed paperbacks.
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