Category Archives: contemporary

Review: First Time For Everything by Aimee Carson

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, Aimee Carson, arc, contemporary, netgalley, RBR, review, romance
First Time For EverythingBy Aimee CarsonEditions: hardback, paperbackExpected publication: February 19th 2013 by Harlequin KISSGenre: Adult Contemporary / RomanceSource: NetGalley"So tell me, suit," she said, as lightly as she could. "What exactly is a virgin supposed to act like?" Jacqueline's new boss is none other than her friend's older brother-hot-shot lawyer Blake Bennington. His control freakery and his need to always, always be right would normally send fiery, unconventional Jax running a mile-but even she has to admit he looks edible in Read more [...]

Excerpt: Rally ‘Round the Corpse by Hy Conrad

Categories: Abel Adventures series, adult, book tour, contemporary, excerpt, Hy Conrad, mystery, spotlight, virtual author book tours
Rally 'Round the Corpse (Abel Adventures #1)By Hy ConradEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished: May 29th 2012 by Seven Realms PublishingGenre: Adult MysteryIn the series debut, “Rally ‘Round the Corpse,” we meet Amy Abel, two years after the death of her fiancé.Amy needs a fresh start. And what better way for a shy, risk-averse woman to start over than to sink her savings into a travel agency specializing in adventure. Her first project? A mystery road rally through the European countryside.At the starting line in Monte Carlo, Amy finds Read more [...]

Spotlight: Social Skills by Sara Alva + Excerpt

Categories: contemporary, excerpt, lgbt, m/m, new adult, romance, Sara Alva, spotlight
Social SkillsBy Sara AlvaEditions: ebook, (paperback coming soon)Published: January 21, 2013Genre: New Adult MxM Contemporary / RomanceMusic is the only form of communication Connor Owens controls. No matter how badly he wishes to fit in, friendly banter and casual conversations have never been his thing. College is yet another social universe he has no clue how to navigate—until he meets Jared, a football player with chestnut eyes and a cocky grin that holds the power to shatter his self-imposed prison. Jared's attention opens Connor up to a Read more [...]

Guest Post: The Story Behind Shuffle Up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido + Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

Categories: adult, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, hot romance, pump up your book, romance, Susan DiPlacido
Shuffle Up and DealBy Susan DiPlacidoEditions: herePublished:b March 17th 2010 by Neon Fiction/CreateSpace (first published March 3rd 2010)Genre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {Hot}Meet Izzy Santillo. She’s a charming-but-lonely thirty-four year old woman who loves poker and harbors a secret crush on the reigning king of Hold ‘em.Meet Nick Nolan, the reigning king of Hold ‘em. On the tables, he’s fast and loose and almost always wins. But when it comes to women, playboy Nick holds his cards too close and always loses.When Izzy and Nick meet Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Shuffle Up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, book tour, contemporary, fluttering thoughts, hot romance, pump up your book, RBR, romance, Susan DiPlacido
Shuffle Up and DealBy Susan DiPlacidoEditions: herePublished:b March 17th 2010 by Neon Fiction/CreateSpace (first published March 3rd 2010)Genre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {Hot}Source: review copyMeet Izzy Santillo. She’s a charming-but-lonely thirty-four year old woman who loves poker and harbors a secret crush on the reigning king of Hold ‘em.Meet Nick Nolan, the reigning king of Hold ‘em. On the tables, he’s fast and loose and almost always wins. But when it comes to women, playboy Nick holds his cards too close and always loses.When Read more [...]

Review: The Flesh Cartel #4: Consequences by Rachel Haimowitz, Heidi Belleau

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, arc, contemporary, drama, Heidi Belleau, lgbt, long novella, m/m, power-play, Rachel Haimowitz, RBR, review, slavery, The Flesh Cartel series, violence
The Flesh Cartel #4: Consequences (The Flesh Cartel #4)By Rachel Haimowitz, Heidi BelleauEditions: ebookExpected publication: February 4th 2013 by Riptide PublishingGenre: Adult M/M Contemporary / Slavery / Non-ConSource: review copyIn episode four of The Flesh Cartel, Mat and Dougie Carmichael begin their training with their new master, Nikolai, where they both learn the meaning of servitude . . . and of consequences for their choices.For Mat, destined to be trained but not broken—to always fight but never win—life with Nikolai is suffering Read more [...]