Friday, October 20, 2017

Tour Wrap Up: The Sullivans Books 1-3 Box Set by @bellaandre #review #romance

Contemporary Romance
Date Published: December 5, 2015
Publisher: Oak Press, LLC

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More than 6 million readers have already fallen in love with the Sullivans! Now get ready to meet your new favorite family in Bella Andre's New York Times and USA Today bestselling contemporary romances with the first three books in the #1 hit series.

"Not since Nora Roberts has anyone been able to write a big family romance series with every book as good as the last! Bella Andre never disappoints!" Revolving Bookcase Reviews

Chloe Peterson is having a bad night. A really bad night. The large bruise on her cheek can attest to that. And when her car skids off the side of a wet country road straight into a ditch, she's convinced even the gorgeous guy who rescues her in the middle of the rain storm must be too good to be true. Or is he?

As a successful photographer who frequently travels around the world, Chase Sullivan has his pick of beautiful women, and whenever he's home in San Francisco, one of his seven siblings is usually up for causing a little fun trouble. Chase thinks his life is great just as it is--until the night he finds Chloe and her totaled car on the side of the road in Napa Valley. Not only has he never met anyone so lovely, both inside and out, but he quickly realizes she has much bigger problems than her damaged car. Soon, he is willing to move mountains to love--and protect--her, but will she let him?

For thirty-six years, Marcus Sullivan has been the responsible older brother, stepping in to take care of his seven siblings after their father died when they were children. But when the perfectly ordered future he's planned for himself turns out to be nothing but a lie, Marcus needs one reckless night to shake free from it all.

Nicola Harding is known throughout the world by only one name - Nico - for her catchy, sensual pop songs. Only, what no one knows about the twenty-five year old singer is that her sex-kitten image is totally false. After a terrible betrayal by a man who loved fame far more than he ever loved her, she vows not to let anyone else get close enough to find out who she really is...or hurt her again. Especially not the gorgeous stranger she meets at a nightclub, even though the hunger - and the sinful promises - in his dark eyes make her want to spill all her secrets.

Gabe Sullivan risks his life every day as a firefighter in San Francisco. But after learning a brutal lesson about professional boundaries, he knows better than to risk his heart to his fire victims ever again. Especially the brave mother and daughter he saved from a deadly apartment fire...and can't stop thinking about.

Megan Harris knows she owes the heroic firefighter everything for running into a burning building to save her and her seven-year-old daughter. Everything except her heart. Because after losing her navy pilot husband five years ago, she has vowed to never suffer through loving - and losing - a man with a dangerous job again.

Did you miss any of the stops on this Tour?

August 29 - Gigi's Book Reviews - Excerpt
August 29 - Mello and June - Spotlight
August 30 - Books, Dreams, Life - Excerpt
August 31 - Paranormal Romance and More - Excerpt
September 1 - All Things Bookaholics - Excerpt
September 2 - Full Moon Bites - Spotlight
September 3 - Book Junkie Mom - Excerpt
September 5 - Buried Under Romance - Excerpt
September 6 - Book Addict-  Spotlight
September 7 - Tele's Word Bites - Excerpt
September 8 - Tea Time and Books - Spotlight
September 9 - Ashlynne Laynne - Spotlight
September 11 - Nerdy, Dirty, and Flirty - Excerpt
September 12 - For Love of Books 4 - Spotlight
September 13 - Mythical Books - Excerpt
September 14 - Jazzy's Book Reviews - Spotlight
September 15 - Chosen By You Book Club - Excerpt
September 18 - The Antrim Cycle - Review
September 19 - This and That Book Blog - Excerpt
September 21 - Readaholic Blog - Excerpt
September 22 - The Indie Express - Review
September 25 - Brizzle Lass Books - Review
September 26 - Insatiable Readers - Excerpt
September 27 - Texas Book Nook - Review
September 28 - Momma and Her Stories - Spotlight
September 29 - On a Reading Bender - Review
September 30 - The Avid Reader - Excerpt
October 2 -  T's Stuff - Spotlight
October 3 - Novel News Network - Review  
October 5 -  A Life Through Books - Review
October 6 -  Silver Dagger Scriptorium - Spotlight
October 7 -  Bound 2 Escape - Spotlight
October 9 -  My Reading Addiction - Review
October 10 -  Stephanie's Book Reviews - Spotlight
October 11 -  Truly Trendy - Spotlight
October 12 -  Us Girls and a Book - Spotlight
October 13 -  Chloe Michaels Reads - Excerpt
October 15 -  Book Lover in Florida - Excerpt
October 16 -  Nerdy, Dirty, and Flirty - Excerpt
October 17 -  Up Til Dawn - Excerpt
October 18 -  Elizabeth McKenna - Spotlight

About the Author

Bella Andre is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “The Sullivans”, “The Morrisons” and “The Maverick Billionaires” series. 

Having sold more than 6 million books, Bella Andre's novels have been #1 bestsellers around the world and have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists 33 times. She has been the #1 Ranked Author at Amazon (on a top 10 list that included Nora Roberts, JK Rowling, James Patterson and Stephen King). Apple iBooks named her one of their “Bestselling Authors of All Time” (alongside Nicholas Sparks, Nora Roberts and EL James). And Publishers Weekly named Oak Press, the publishing company she created to publish her own books, the Fastest-Growing Independent Publisher in the US. After signing a groundbreaking 7-figure print-only deal with Harlequin MIRA, Bella's “The Sullivans” series is being released in paperback in the US, Canada, and Australia. 

Known for “sensual, empowered stories enveloped in heady romance” (Publishers Weekly), her books have been Cosmopolitan Magazine “Red Hot Reads” twice and have been translated into ten languages. Winner of the Award of Excellence, The Washington Post called her “One of the top writers in America”; and she has been featured in Entertainment Weekly, NPR, USA Today, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and TIME Magazine. A graduate of Stanford University, she has given keynote speeches at publishing conferences from Copenhagen to Berlin to San Francisco, including a standing-room-only keynote at Book Expo America in New York City. 

Bella also writes the New York Times bestselling Four Weddings and a Fiasco series as Lucy Kevin. Her “sweet” contemporary romances also include the new USA Today bestselling Walker Island series written as Lucy Kevin. 

If not behind her computer, you can find her reading her favorite authors, hiking, swimming or laughing. Married with two children, Bella splits her time between the Northern California wine country and a 100-year-old log cabin in the Adirondacks.

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Tour Wrap Up: Birthright by Nick G. Giannaras #review #giveaway #historical

Historical Fiction
Date Published: June 27, 2017
Publisher: Yo Productions, LLC

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As an infant, Niklas’s family escaped death when the entire royal bloodline of Livonia was murdered. As an adult, Niklas joined the Teutonic Knights in their bloody crusades across Europe to spread God’s Word. After years of service, he discovers that the army he faithfully served has ill-intentioned motives.
When Niklas and his friend defect from the knighthood, they are relentlessly pursued across the Baltic States by the wickedly led Teutonic Order. His only hope to enjoy a peaceful life is to unify the oppressed populace against their tyrannical rulers. But, political upheavals and looming enemies threaten any chance of peace. When it’s discovered that an heir to the Livonian throne is still alive, Niklas vows to help him regain his rightful place as leader. At best, Niklas’s oath can help bring freedom to people in a lost country. At worst, it can cost him his life.

Currently a 5* Amazon Rating! 

Did you miss any of the stops on this Tour?

September 26 - Mythical Books - Guest Post
September 27 - Books, Dreams, Life - Spotlight
September 28 - A Life Through Books - Interview
September 29 - Chosen By You Book Blog - Excerpt
October 2 - For Love of Books 4 - Spotlight
October 3 - Stephanie's Book Reviews - Spotlight
October 4 - What is that Book About - Excerpt
October 5 - My Reading Addiction - Interview
October 6 - Celebrating Authors - Spotlight
October 10 - Book Addict - Spotlight
October 12 - Jazzy's Book Reviews - Spotlight
October 13 - Mello and June - Spotlight
October 14 - This and That Book Blog - Spotlight
October 16 - Adventures Thru Wonderland - Review
October 17 - Bound 2 Escape - Spotlight
October 18 - Texas Book Nook - Review
October 18 - Tina Donahue Books - Spotlight
October 19 - The Indie Express - Review
October 19 - Uplifting Reads - Spotlight
October 20 - Warrior Woman Winmill - Spotlight

Nick G. Giannaras has been practicing Chiropractic for 20 years. He resides in North Carolina where he is active in his church, Deliverance Christian Center. He enjoys his great family amid numerous hobbies such as: tabletop wargames, creating music, painting, hunting, and fishing. He was also a Civil War reenactor for 15 years. He never considered writing as a ministry until the endeavor commenced in 2005. Nick views his books as ‘Entertainment with a message’ and prays they will reach the world with a positive impact for those who jump into his words.

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Tour Wrap Up: Blood Kiss by @KTjebbenAuthor #review #giveaway

Psychological Romantic/Suspense
Date Published:  June 2016

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Alisha Woods knew she was in trouble. The situation was progressing. The harmless flirtation had long past intriguing and now bordered on terrifying. She had to take action, go on the offensive against her stalker. As she opened the door of Young Guns, she promised herself that she’d be ready when he came for her. She would survive. 
Mike Lewis lived each day knowing that life could evaporate in a moment. Ghosts followed him, haunting his soul. He craved redemption, a chance to right the wrongs of his past. And when Alisha walked in, he recognized his chance at redemption. He would save her. 
After everything Mike had done to prepare her, she thought she was ready. But as the blood spilled from her lips, Alisha’s mind raced for what she could have done differently… 
She should have listened to Mike.

This novel has a current Amazon Rating of 4.7*'s.
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Did you miss any of the stops on this Tour?

October 2 - This and That Book Blog - Excerpt
October 4 - Celebrating Authors - Spotlight
October 5 - For Love of Books 4 - Spotlight
October 6 - Eskimo Princess - Spotlight
October 7 - The Avid Reader - Interview
October 8 - Books, Dreams, Life - Spotlight 
October 9 - Nerdy, Dirty, and Flirty - Excerpt
October 10 - Novel News Network - Review
October 11 - Knightly Reading - Excerpt
October 13 - On a Reading Bender - Review
October 14 - Book Addict - Spotlight

Karen Tjebben lives in central North Carolina with her wonderful husband, twin daughters, and two hamsters. When her girls left for kindergarten, Karen discovered that she needed to fill her days with something, and that was the beginning of her new career in writing. She loves to create worlds filled with unique characters that she hopes will delight and raise goose bumps on her readers. In her free time, she enjoys traveling with her husband and seeing the world through her daughters' eyes.

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Review Wrap Up: Halloween is Murder by @Carolyn_Arnold #review #giveaway


Beware of all that goes bump in the night…Sean and Sara McKinley are excited about the haunted house they’ve set up as a Halloween charity fund-raiser, but things take a ghoulish turn when the reporter covering their story is found dead. With the media keeping mum about how she died, Sara’s curiosity is piqued, and she convinces Sean to take on the investigation through their PI firm.

But this case is not without its challenges. The police are actively investigating it, as well, and it’s not even clear that the woman was murdered. It will take a little cloak-and-dagger, dress-up, and finesse for the McKinleys to get to the bottom of it, but they aren’t the kind to give up.

As they troll for leads and work through the skeletons in the reporter’s closet, they unearth a few suspects, but they’ll need to carve out the whole truth if they’re going to find her killer. If they do so fast enough, there might even be time for a little trick-or-treating.

To find out more about Halloween is Murder and the other installments in the McKinley Mysteries series, including box sets, visit

About the McKinley Mysteries:
Romance. Humor. Murder. Are you looking for a murder mystery without all the graphic violence and foul language? Something that you can enjoy in an afternoon and walk away feeling good about afterward? How about a dash of humor and romance? If so, meet former detectives Sean and Sara McKinley. When a billionaire leaves them all his money, they no longer have to work, but they find themselves sticking to what they’re good at—solving murders. Undercover, off the books, and around the world, they’ll get to the bottom of things…and romance it up along the way.

This is the perfect book series for fans of Hart to HartCastleColomboMonkRockford FilesPsych, and Magnum PI.

Current Amazon Rating of 4.3*'s.
Get your copy for just $1.99!

 You can buy Halloween is Murder wherever books are sold, including the following popular retailers:

Did you miss any of the Reviews on this Tour?

October 4 - Bound 4 Escape
October 5 - Texas Book Nook
October 10 - J Bronder Book Reviews
October 10 - On a Reading Bender
October 11 - A Life Through Books
October 13 - Caroline Clemmons
October 14 - The Indie Express

Carolyn Arnold is an international bestselling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has four continuing fiction series and has written nearly thirty books. Both her female detective and FBI profiler series have been praised by those in law enforcement as being accurate and entertaining, leading her to adopt the trademark, POLICE PROCEDURALS RESPECTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT™.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Review Wrap Up: H.A.L.F. Origins by @NatalieWright_ #review #giveaway #yascifi

YA Sci Fi / SciFi Romance
Date Published: 8/24/17
Publisher: Boadicea Press (Self)

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Predator aliens attack Europe. A deadly virus spawns an epidemic. And a clandestine organization conspires to profit from chaos and forge a New World Order.

In this heart-pounding finale of the H.A.L.F. series, Tex, Erika and the rest are in a race against time. In books one and two they fought for their lives. Now they battle to save us all.

Tex and Erika are again fugitives and running for their lives. But when Tex falls gravely ill, a Navajo healer is his only hope for survival. Tex emerges changed in mind and body but with vital information: how to stop the predatory M’Uktah from destroying those he has come to love.

Erika Holt seeks a respite from the threats to her life but hasn't given up. As she and Tex launch a mission to shut down the galactic highway used by the invaders, she grows closer to her troubled human-alien hybrid companion. But what about her on-again, off-again boyfriend Jack?

Jack Wilson, along with his new friend Anna Sturgis, is determined to put an end to the Makers’ schemes for world domination. Complicating matters, the valuable medicine to counter the alien virus has been stolen.

As both alien and human forces line up against them, the destiny of all mankind is hand the hands of these young warriors. And time is running out.

“The latest satisfying addition to the H.A.L.F. series has something for everyone: exciting action scenes; great love stories; fascinating new aliens; and relatable characters fighting to save the world and find their places in it.” ~Alyssa H., Red Adept

4.7*'s on Amazon.

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Did you miss any of the stops on this Tour?

October 2 - A Life Through Books
October 3 - Texas Book Nook
October 5 - Novel News Network
October 9 - On a Reading Bender
October 10 - My Reading Addiction
October 11 - Teles Word Bites
October 12 - Momma and Her Stories

Natalie writes adventurous fantasy and science fiction for teens and adults including her award-winning H.A.L.F. series and The Akasha Chronicles. Her first novel, Emily’s House, has been read over 2 Million times on Wattpad! 

When not writing, reading or questing in Skyrim, Natalie meets readers and appears on writer panels at comic cons and book festivals throughout the western U.S. She and her mascot baby alien traveled over 10,000 miles in the past year! 

Natalie lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband, teen dauther and two cat overlords.

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Tour Wrap Up: Beach Space by Lee DuCote #humor #bookreview

Fictional Humor
Date Published: August 15th 2017
Publisher: Grave Distractions Publications

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When seniors normally settle into Cedar Branch Retirement Community they begin a simpler and slower pace of living. Not this group! With Jack Goslin, Karl and Betty Rutherfurd, and the Stevens Sisters nothing is simple or slower after moving into the number one retirement community in the south. With the neighboring resort battling over the beach property our eccentric group of seniors avenge war on the uptight and controlling manager of the resort. And after CBC gives the green light for residents to have private golf carts, well things just get even crazier for Derrick St. Clair.

From the new exotic fitness instructor, to Violet’s secret winery, Jack’s pimped out golf cart, and a host of other new issues for the director, CBC continues to gain popularity as the most interesting retirement community in the south. If you are looking for a place to retire, settle down, or witness bizarre fiascos stop by Cedar Branch, who knows – you just might make it home!

5 Stars on Amazon! 

Did you miss any of the stops on this Tour?

August 22 - Quiet Fury Books - Interview
August 23 - All Things Bookaholics - Excerpt
August 24 - Chosen By You Book Club - Excerpt
August 25 - Books, Authors, and Publishing 411 - Spotlight
August 26 - Books, Dreams, Life - Spotlight
August 28 - Evermore Books - Excerpt
August 29 - The Bookworm Lodge - Spotlight
August 30 - Book Junkie Mom - Excerpt
August 31 - This and That Book Blog - Spotlight
September 1 - For Love of Books 4 - Excerpt
September 2 - Mythical Books - Guest Post
September 4 - Building Bookshelves - Review
September 5 - Paranormal Romance and More - Interview
September 6 - Book Addict - Spotlight
September 7 - The Avid Reader - Excerpt
September 8 - Jazzy's Book Reviews - Spotlight
September 11 - Mello and June - Spotlight
September 12 - A Life Through Books - Interview
September 13 - Ashlynne Laynne - Spotlight
September 14 - Full Moon Bites - Guest Post
September 15 - Bound 2 Escape - Spotlight
September 19 - My Reading Addiction - Interview
September 20 - Stephanie's Book Reviews - Spotlight
September 21 - On a Reading Bender - Excerpt
September 22 - Tea Time and Books - Spotlight
September 24 -  Us Girls and a Book - Spotlight
September 25 - Texas Book Nook - Review
September 26 - T's Stuff - Spotlight
September 27 - The Indie Express - Review
September 28 - Silver Dagger Scriptorium - Spotlight 
September 29 - Momma and Her Stories - Excerpt
September 30 - Charline Ratcliff - Spotlight
October 2 - Novel News Network - Review
October 3 - Truly Trendy - Spotlight
October 4 - Romance Writer and Lover of Books - Spotlight
October 5 - Book Lover in Florida - Excerpt
October 5 - Introspective Press - Spotlight
October 6 - Caroline Clemmons -  Excerpt
October 7 - Tina Donahue Books - Spotlight
October 8 - Warrior Woman Winmill - Spotlight
October 9 - Snarky Mom Reads - Spotlight
October 10 -Cloe Michaels Reads - Excerpt

Lee DuCote has traveled the world researching cultures, people, and historical accounts to help create his stories.  A native to Louisiana, he writes to give hope and encouragement to others, as well as to entertain and spark the imagination.  Lee lives in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas with his wife and family and is the author of seven novels including Camp 80 that earned him an international book award.  

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