Category Archives: contemporary

Guest Post: Before and Ever Since by Sharla Lovelace + Giveaway

Categories: adult, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, Lit Connect book tours, romance, Sharla Lovelace
Before and Ever SinceBy Sharla LovelaceEditions: ebbok, paperbackPublished November 6th 2012 by Berkley TradeGenre: Adult Contemporary / RomanceEmily Lockwood, your past is showing.Emily Lockwood has been sitting on a secret for so long, and buried so deep that she really doesn’t even think of it anymore. Why should she? She has a successful career, an ex-husband who rarely tests her patience, a mother who usually does, and a stubbornly independent grown daughter. Everything is fine, just another crazy kind of normal.Until Ben Landry comes back Read more [...]

Review: The Flesh Cartel #2: Auction by Rachel Haimowitz, Heidi Belleau

Categories: 4 butterflies, abuse, contemporary, drama, Heidi Belleau, incest, lgbt, long novella, m/m, non-con, Rachel Haimowitz, RBR, review, slavery, The Flesh Cartel series, thriller
The Flesh Cartel #2: Auction (The Flesh Cartel #2)By Rachel Haimowitz, Heidi BelleauEditions: ebookPublished November 5th 2012 by Riptide PublishingGenre: Adult MxM / Contemporary / AbuseSource: NetGalleyIn episode two of The Flesh Cartel, the dark purpose behind Mat and Dougie Carmichael’s abduction is revealed. Though Dougie is protected from the worst of the guards’ brutality, he’s disgusted to find himself halfway to broken—despairing of escape and terrified of pain. Mat holds onto hope despite repeated rapes and beatings, but threats Read more [...]

Guest Post: Dream Cast for Hidden Salem from Writing Board by Kiki Howell + Giveaway

Categories: bewitching book tours, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, Kiki Howell, paranormal, romantic suspense
Hidden SalemBy Kiki HowellEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished October 15th 2012 by Mitchell Morris Publishing (first published April 15th 2012)Genre: Contemporary / Paranormal / Romantic SuspenseIntuition alone brought Makayla to Salem, Ma in search of a story, but her research has her confronting more than she bargained for. With her empathic gifts stronger in Witch City, she physically suffers, landing her literally unconscious in the arms of both Noah Ayers, local cop and Dylan Baines, local history teacher. Yet, it is Lauri, a witch who owns Read more [...]

Promo: Holiday Affair by Annie Seaton + Giveaway

Categories: adult, Annie Seaton, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, romance, spotlight
Holiday AffairBy Annie SeatonEditions: ebookPublished March 15th 2012 by Indulgence (Entangled Publishing)Genre: Adult Contemporary / RomanceStaid professor Lissy McIntyre believes that choosing a mate should be based on common sense, not runaway passion. And she would certainly never pick a rolling stone like Nick Richards for long-term love. But a red-hot, tropical romance? Oh, yeah. He’s got a body just made for sinning and his sizzling kisses leave her senseless.When Nick blows into town, he’s stunned to discover that his no-nonsense new Read more [...]

Excerpt: Becoming Mona Lisa by Holden Robinson + Giveaway

Categories: book tour, charisma media, comedy, contemporary, excerpt, giveaway, Holden Robinson, romance
Becoming Mona LisaBy Holden RobinsonEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished May 31st 2012 by Black Rose WritingGenre: Contemporary / Romantic Comedy"We are not invisible because the world does not see us. We become invisible when we can no longer see ourselves." In a moment of epiphany, Mona Lisa Siggs, scratches a poignant quote on a lavender envelope. Faced with the daunting choice of saving her marriage, or killing her husband - which modern forensics has made nearly impossible to get away with - Mona decides to make one final effort to rekindle Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James

Categories: 3 butterflies, adult romance, contemporary, E.L. James, Fifty Shades series, fluttering thoughts, hot romance, ROMR
Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades #2)By E.L. JamesEditions: audiobook, ebook, hardcover, paperbackPublished September 15th 2011 by The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House Genre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {hot}Source: own copyDaunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Read more [...]