Friday, October 31, 2014

What a Highlander Needs on Halloween with Paula Quinn of The Wicked Ways of Alexander Kidd & The Sweet Surrender of Janet Buchanan (#Giveaway)

Lastly, you can't spell Halloween with Highlanders! No, you can't. ;-P Historical and Scottish Romance author, Paula Quinn, joins us now with some wicked Highlanders! 

Five Things a Highlander Needs on Halloween
  1. Whisky
  2. An English uniform to wear as a costume.
  3. To keep the sheep locked up and safe against the ghouls who like sheep.
  4. Light if he ventures out into the night. A candle inside a carved out pumpkin works nicely.
  5. Courage. Imagine what his bairns bring back in their treat bags.

A Spooktacular Q&A with Rachel Lacey of Unleashed (#Giveaway)

Witches, ghosts... and lovable K-9's? Contemporary romance author, Rachel Lacey, is joining us now with her sweet new release of UNLEASHED! 

1. Happy Halloween! What will you be doing this evening?

Thanks! Happy Halloween to you too! I'll be taking my son Trick or Treating tonight (he's going as Adam Savage from Mythbusters). This is our first year living in a neighborhood with lots of other kids, so we're excited to experience the mayhem.

2. Do you have a favorite costume from you childhood? What was it? 

My grandma made me a Raggedy Ann costume when I was about 5, complete with red yarn hair. I loved it! 

3. How do you think Cara and Matt would spend Halloween?

Top 5 Best Things About Halloween with Lauren Layne of Made For You (#Giveaway)

Happy Halloween! We have some great authors joining us today for some spooktacular themed posts to celebrate. First up is Lauren Layne with her new contemporary romance release of MADE FOR YOU. Enjoy!

Top 5 Best Things About Halloween

Okay, I admit … Halloween is NOT my holiday. I don’t “get it.” Not the dressing up, the spooky stuff, and I don’t really eat candy. So I’m going to twist this question into … favorite loosely related Halloween things? ☺
  1. Harry Potter. ALL things Harry Potter.
  2. The fact that it’s almost Thanksgiving … which is almost Christmas …
  3. When people dress up their dog. Yeah. I’m that girl.
  4. Babies dressed as pumpkins. OMG, I die.
  5. The number of people on my Facebook feed that complain about “too old” kids that are trick or treating. 

Thursday, October 30, 2014

ARC #Review: Slow Hand by Victoria Vane - 3.5 Wine Glasses

17732015Title: Slow Hand 
Series: Hot Cowboy Nights #1
Author:  Victoria Vane
Format: Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Expected publication: November 4th 2014 by Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
ISBN: 1492601128
Links: Amazon | Kindle | B&N | ARe
Source: NetGalley
Reviewer: Linda

In rural Montana...
Wade Knowlton is a hardworking lawyer who's torn between his small-town Montana law practice and a struggling family ranch. He's on the brink of exhaustion from trying to save everybody and everything, when gorgeous Nicole Powell walks into his office. She's a damsel in distress and the breath of fresh air he needs.

Even the lawyers wear boots...
Nicole Powell is a sassy Southern girl who has officially sworn off cowboys after a spate of bad seeds-until her father's death sends her to Montana and into the arms of a man who seems too good to be true. Her instincts tell her to high tail it out of Montana, but she can't resist a cowboy with a slow hand...

"Does misfortune follow you everywhere, Miz Powell?" "Not normally," She pursed the lips that he found increasingly fascinating. "Why do you ask?" 
"Because I'm thinking it might be prudent for me to increase my insurance before I drive you anywhere."

Halloween in Atlantis with Alyssa Day (Author Post & Giveaway)

 NYT Bestselling Author Alyssa Day has a Halloween "treat" for fans of her The Warriors of Poseidon series. HALLOWEEN IN ATLANTIS, a novelette addition to the series, releases on October 29th!

Hi! Happy Halloween!  What else could I talk about this week except favorite Halloween movies?  I ADORE Halloween, but I am totally a wimp about scary movies.  Just this year, I went to an actual horror movie in an actual theater—and I started hyperventilating!! And we were still in line for popcorn at the time!!

Okay, top 5:

#BlogTour: He's No Prince Charming by Elle Daniels (#Excerpt & #Giveaway)

We have an excerpt and giveaway to share with you from Elle Daniels' new historical romance release, HE'S NO PRINCE CHARMING. Enjoy!

20706735He's No Prince Charming 
(Ever After #1)
by Elle Daniels 
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 28th 2014 by Forever
ISBN 1455545554
A wounded beast . . .

It took Marcus Bradley forever to find a suitable bride. And then he lost her-all because some meddling matchmaker with a crazy notion about "true love" helped her elope with another man. Now, to save his sister from a terrible marriage alliance, he needs a replacement-an heiress to be exact . . . and he knows just the woman to help him find one.

A spirited beauty . . .

Danielle Strafford believes everyone deserves a fairytale ending-even the monstrously scarred and notoriously brooding Marquis of Fleetwood. Not that he's left her a choice. If she doesn't help him secure a wife-by any means necessary-he'll reveal her scandalous secrets.

A passion that will consume them both

The more time Marcus spends with Danielle, the less interested he is in any other woman. But the Beast must do the impossible: keep from losing his heart to a Beauty he is destined to lose.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Promotional Post: By Winter's Light by Stephanie Laurens

If you're a fan of historical romance then you've probably heard of Stephanie Laurens and she's back with the Cynster's!

21976037By Winter's Light 
(Cynster #21)
by Stephanie Laurens
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published October 28th 2014 by Mira
ISBN 0778317471
#1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens returns to romantic Scotland to usher in a new generation of Cynsters in an enchanting tale of mistletoe, magic, and love.

It’s December 1837, and the young adults of the Cynster clan have succeeded in having the family Christmas celebration held at snow-bound Casphairn Manor, Richard and Catriona Cynster’s home. Led by Sebastian, Marquess of Earith, and by Lucilla, future Lady of the Vale, and her twin brother, Marcus, the upcoming generation has their own plans for the holiday season.

Yet where Cynsters gather, love is never far behind—the festive occasion brings together Daniel Crosbie, tutor to Lucifer Cynster’s sons, and Claire Meadows, widow and governess to Gabriel Cynster’s daughter. Daniel and Claire have met before and the embers of an unexpected passion smolder between them, but once bitten, twice shy, Claire believes a second marriage is not in her stars. Daniel, however, is determined to press his suit. He’s seen the love the Cynsters share, and Claire is the lady with whom he dreams of sharing his life. Assisted by a bevy of Cynsters—innate matchmakers every one—Daniel strives to persuade Claire that trusting him with her hand and her heart is her right path to happiness.

Meanwhile, out riding on Christmas Eve, the young adults of the Cynster clan respond to a plea for help. Summoned to a humble dwelling in ruggedly forested mountains, Lucilla is called on to help with the difficult birth of a child, while the others rise to the challenge of helping her. With a violent storm closing in and severely limited options, the next generation of Cynsters face their first collective test—can they save this mother and child? And themselves, too?

Back at the manor, Claire is increasingly drawn to Daniel and despite her misgivings, against the backdrop of the ongoing festivities their relationship deepens. Yet she remains torn—until catastrophe strikes, and by winter’s light, she learns that love—true love—is worth any risk, any price.

A tale brimming with all the magical delights of a Scottish festive season.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Nalini Singh's ARCHANGEL’S SHADOWS (#Excerpt & #Giveaway)

Are you excited as we are the the next Guild Hunter book is OUT TODAY?! Eeep! To celebrate we have an exclusive excerpt and giveaway to share with just our readers! 

17409835Archangel's Shadows 
(Guild Hunter #7)
by Nalini Singh
Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Expected publication: October 28th 2014 by Berkley Sensation
ISBN 0425251179
Return to New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh’s sensual and painfully beautiful Guild Hunter world in her new novel of sacrifice, loyalty, and the choices of love that can shatter the heart.

In the wake of a brutal war, the archangel Raphael and his hunter consort, Elena, are dealing with the treacherously shifting tides of archangelic politics and the people of a battered but not broken city. The last thing their city needs is more death, especially a death that bears the eerie signature of an insane enemy archangel who cannot— should not—be walking the streets.

This hunt must be undertaken with stealth and without alerting their people. It must be handled by those who can become shadows themselves…

Ash is a gifted tracker and a woman cursed with the ability to sense the secrets of anyone she touches. But there’s one man she knows all too well without a single instant of skin contact: Janvier, the dangerously sexy Cajun vampire who has fascinated and infuriated her for years. Now, as they track down a merciless killer, their cat-and-mouse game of flirtation and provocation has turned into a profound one of the heart. And this time, it is Ash’s secret, dark and terrible, that threatens to destroy them both.

THE BURIED Blog Tour with Shelley Coriell (#Giveaway)

Love thrillers AND romance? Well then you'll want to check out this new release!

20706724The Buried 
(The Apostles #2)
by Shelley Coriell 
Paperback, 384 pages
Published October 28th 2014 by Forever
ISBN 145552851X
Secrets from the past.
Voices from the grave.
Because nothing stays buried forever...

Cypress Bend, Florida, is a small southern bayou town filled with long-buried secrets. It's also the home of successful, fiercely independent state prosecutor Grace Courtemanche, who's pulled into a world of terror and self-doubt when she receives a phone call from a young woman buried alive. 

In a race to stop a revenge-seeking killer, Grace unearths skeletons from her past along with feelings for the one man she swore she'd never need again, Theodore "Hatch" Hatcher, a rootless, smooth-talking FBI crisis negotiator who's back in Cypress Bend to deal with a secret of his own.

Release Day Launch: Cora Carmack's ALL BROKE DOWN (#Giveaway)

20525621All Broke Down 
(Rusk University #2)
by Cora Carmack
ebook, 368 pages
Expected publication: October 28th 2014 by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 0062326236  
In this second book in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack s New Adult, Texas-set Rusk University series, which began with All Lined Up, a young woman discovers that you can't only fight for what you believe in... sometimes you have to fight for what you love.

Dylan fights for lost causes. Probably because she used to be one.

Environmental issues, civil rights, corrupt corporations, and politicians you name it, she's probably been involved in a protest. When her latest cause lands her in jail overnight, she meets Silas Moore. He's in for a different kind of fighting. And though he's arrogant and infuriating, she can't help being fascinated with him. Yet another lost cause.

Football and trouble are the only things that have ever come naturally to Silas. And it's trouble that lands him in a cell next to do-gooder Dylan. He's met girls like her before fixers, he calls them, desperate to heal the damage and make him into their ideal boyfriend. But he doesn't think he's broken, and he definitely doesn't need a girlfriend trying to change him. Until, that is, his anger issues and rash decisions threaten the only thing he really cares about: his spot on the Rusk University football team. Dylan might just be the perfect girl to help.

Because Silas Moore needs some fixing after all.

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