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Vanishing Act by Erica Kiefer (12 Days Romance)

 

Vanishing ActVanishing Act
(Ligering Echoes #2)
by Erica Kiefer
NA Contemporary
Paperback & ebook, 344 Pages
May 26th 2015 by Clean Teen Publishing

Summary

In a journey for retribution, lines blur between courage, justice, and revenge.

A fresh start at college is exactly what Kate needs to ease the burden of her family secrets. When she meets the confident and charming Aaron Jackson, she weaves a new history for herself to fit into his seemingly perfect life. But the past refuses to stay where it belongs, causing a rift between their contrasting worlds.

When Ben reappears in Kate's life, she is only pulled deeper into the childhood that she's tried to forget. Driven by the abuse and pain that still lingers within him, Ben seeks Kate's help in making a change. But in this journey for retribution, lines blur between courage, justice, and revenge.

Bound by their shared and damaged youth, Kate is forced to choose sides, and fast. The final act is almost here, and time is running out.

   
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I like these covers... (Friday Favorites)


Friday Favorites is a meme that spotlights a favorite author, book,
series, publisher, cover, blog, etc. Basically whatever bookish thing
that I have loved, would recommend, and want to tell others about.
You can see all of my Friday Favorites here. Feel free to join in too!

I like book covers. I like them a lot. Of course they aren't all created equal and some covers appeal to some more than to others. 

These are my favorites from books releasing from January through March of 2016. They're in no particular order. There is no specific reason why I like them except I like the way they look. I do. :) (All linked to Goodreads.)

Shallow Graves The Dark Days Club (Lady Helen, #1) Curio (Curio #1)
Blackhearts Assassin's Heart (Assassin's Heart, #1) The Girl from Everywhere (The Girl from Everywhere, #1)
You're the One that I Want (Christiansen Family, #6) Revenge and the Wild After the Woods
Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1) Rebel of the Sands (Rebel of the Sands, #1) The Great Hunt (The Great Hunt, #1)

So, do you like/dislike any of these? Or do you have a favorite cover I didn't list? Let me know!

One Winter by Natalie-Nicole Bates (12 Days of Romance)


One WinterOne Winter
by Natalie-Nicole Bates
Adult Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 185 Pages
March 30th 2015


Summary

After her mother’s sudden death, Rory Lane is home again. It has been fifteen years since she escaped Mount Pleasant and everyone and everything in it. Now she must oversee the closing of her mother’s affairs.

The only bright spot is Rory’s blossoming friendship with boarder CJ Rausch. Rory senses that CJ just might be her soul mate, but the handsome excavator is somewhat of a standoffish loner.

After an unthinkable event, Rory’s life spins out of control, and she must deal not only with her grasping, selfish sister, but also a manipulative, wannabe suitor. CJ offers Rory a way out, but at what price? Beware: Everyone has secrets in Mount Pleasant…And they enjoy them!

   
Also at Amazon.ca
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Check out the Cover and Chapter Reveal for There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane (Month9Books Friday Reveal)


Today Month9Books is revealing the cover and first chapter for 
There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane
Coming April 26, 2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive a eGalley below!

A Note from the Author...

I have anticipated this moment for months—the moment I would be able to share my cover with all of you! When I first laid eyes on the cover for THERE ONCE WERE STARS I was immediately drawn to the stars and how they are escaping their glass prison. In my novel, the main character, Natalia Greyes, is also locked in a glass prison: her home, Dome 1618. During Nat’s childhood the stars became more visible in the sky, after being blocked by darkness for decades after the Cleansing Wars. Like the stars, Nat is a symbol of change as she transforms from a naïve youth into a strong teen, who searches for her place in her tiny world of Dome 1618, and dreams of escaping to the outside one day. But my favorite detail of all is the grass and how cool and inviting it is in contrast to the hard sheen of the glass jar. It can be seen as a symbol of how mankind can never capture or truly duplicate the beauty of nature, or the wonder of life itself.

Don’t forget to check out my trailer on YouTube

Melanie

This gentleman isn't quite proper, yet... in My Fair Gentleman by Nancy Campbell Allen (Review)

My Fair GentlemanMy Fair Gentleman
(A Proper Romance)
by Nancy Campbell Allen

Adult Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 256 pages
January 5th 2016 by Shadow Mountain

Summary

Jack would rather be at sea than fixing the mistakes of his grandfather, the late Earl of Stansworth. Instead, he finds that inheriting his grandfather's wealth and title—and securing the welfare of his sister and mother—means joining the ranks of high society and living with the aristocracy. Luckily, Ivy Carlisle, the granddaughter of a dear friend of Jack's late grandmother, is willing to teach him etiquette and properly introduce him into society. Jack soon learns that his challenge isn't surviving his new lifestyle but surviving the conspiracies against him—as well as keeping himself from falling madly in love with his new tutor.

    
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Painting Rain by Annette K. Larsen (Cover Reveal & Giveaway)


Welcome to the Cover Reveal for
Painting Rain by Annette K. Larsen
Coming February 20th...

Win a signed copy of Seeking Persephone by Sarah M. Eden for Romance is in the Air Giveaway Hop

romance is in the air hop 2016

Welcome to my giveaway for Romance is in the Air Giveaway Hop, hosted by BookHounds! You can check out the details here.

I'm giving away a signed copy of Seeking Persephone by Sarah M. Eden to one lucky US entrant!



Good luck!

Sign up to host a giveaway for the Children's Book Week Giveaway Hop! (May 2nd - 8th) #childrensbookweekgiveaway


Every year I've celebrated Children's Book Week by getting to visit with some fabulous YA and children's authors at my local bookstore. I've also always joined or helped to host a giveaway hop. This is the second year I'm hosting my own. So, without further ado I'm announcing the ...

Children's Book Week Giveaway Hop
May 2nd – 8th, hosted by Wishful Endings

Competing with the Star by Krysten Lindsay Hager (Cover Reveal)


Welcome to the Cover Reveal for
Competing with the Star by Krysten Lindsay Hager
Coming March 22nd 2016 from Limitless Publishing...

Gideon is already protective of Sophie in this excerpt from Make Me a Match by Melinda Curtis, Cari Lynn Webb, and Anna J. Stewart (Blog Tour Excerpt & Giveaway)

On Tour with Prism Book Tours.

Welcome to my stop for this new Harlequin Heartwarming compilation, Make Me a Match! I love all three of these authors and I'm happy to be posting an exclusive excerpt that you can check out below as well as the giveaway...

Make Me a Match: Baby, Baby\The Matchmaker Wore Skates\Suddenly SophieMake Me a Match
by Melinda Curtis, Cari Lynn Webb, and Anna J. Stewart
Adult Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 384 pages
February 1st 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming

Summary

Three bachelors turned…matchmakers?

One special night with Cooper Hamilton gave Nora Perry a precious gift. But no way is the sweet-talking salesman the right guy for her…or is he?

Former pro athlete Ty Porter could get burned when he falls for the beautiful reporter who ruined his career—and could now expose his most zealously guarded secret!

Gideon Walker has a long history with free-spirited flower shop owner Sophie Jennings. But when the banker-matchmaker fixes her up with potential candidates, he realizes he's made a terrible mistake…

  
Also at Harlequin.
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A fabulous interview with Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas for These Vicious Masks (Blog Tour Interview & Giveaway)


I'm excited to welcome authors Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas to my blog today for their These Vicious Masks tour! Check out the other tour stops here and the awesome interview and giveaway below...

These Vicious Masks (These Vicious Masks, #1)These Vicious Masks
(These Vicious Masks #1)
by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas
YA Fantasy, Paranormal
Paperback & ebook, 352 Pages
February 9th 2016 by Swoon Reads

Summary

Evelyn has no interest in marriage and even the dashing Mr. Kent can’t make her want to live up to society’s expectations. She’d much rather assist her beloved sister Rose in becoming the world’s first female doctor. But everything changes the night she meets Sebastian Braddock – not only is the reclusive lord both vexing and surprisingly attractive, he’s also quite possibly mad, and his interest in Rose is galling. So when Evelyn wakes up to discover that Rose has disappeared, she immediately suspects Sebastian.

But then she discovers that Sebastian’s strange tales of special powers are actually true, and that Rose’s kidnappers have worse in mind for her than simply ruining her reputation. Surrounded by secrets, lies, and unprecedented danger, Evelyn has no choice but to trust Sebastian, yet she can’t help but worry that Sebastian’s secrets are the most dangerous of all…

   
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The Suspect's Daughter by Donna Hatch (12 Days of Romance)

 

The Suspect's Daughter: Regency Romance (Rogue Hearts Book 4)
The Suspect's Daughter
(Rogue Hearts, #4)
by Donna Hatch
Adult Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 298 pages
December 15th 2015 by Mirror Lake Press

Summary

Determined to help her father with his political career, Jocelyn sets aside dreams of love. When she meets the handsome and mysterious Grant Amesbury, her dreams of true love reawaken. But his secrets put her family in peril.

Grant goes undercover to capture conspirators avowed to murder the prime minister, but his only suspect is the father of a courageous lady who is growing increasingly hard to ignore. He can’t allow Jocelyn to distract him from the case, nor will he taint her with his war-darkened soul. She seems to see past the barriers surrounding his heart, which makes her all the more dangerous to his vow of remaining forever alone.

Jocelyn will do anything to clear her father’s name, even if that means working with Grant. Time is running out. The future of England hangs in the balance...and so does their love.

 
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