99¢ Deals – Deckers Wood & G-Men Holiday Wrap

It’s great when (e)books go on sale. It’s even better when they are 99¢. I’ve not read either of these too, but Decker’s Wood sounds like it would be a quick fun read, so it may just be next on my list.

As for G-Men Holiday Wrap I’ve read all the books in the series and I didn’t even know this one existed, so I am very happy to read more about this crew of characters especially since I felt that some of the characters didn’t get enough development.  My fingers are crossed!


Decker’s Wood – [kindle edition] 99¢
Decker Steele had it made…Penthouse apartment, VIP parties, girls on tap. You see, Decker Steele is the Pornography Associations award winning, money making machine. But what does a self-confessed, pussy pounding warrior do when his prized package begins to fail? Freak the ‘F’ out, that’s what!

Andi Jennings is the socially inept, geeky and awkward cousin of Decker’s best friend. Only she’s not so geeky and awkward anymore. Now she’s a smokin’ hot country bumpkin, with a smokey voice made for phone sex, and a pair of hot as hell cowboy boots. Everyone adores her, my porn star buddies, my mom and dad, my ‘equipment’.

So, the prized package isn’t so failing anymore, the catch is, it will only perform for Andi…My friend WITHOUT benefits.

What will the prince of porn do? The girl or the career?

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G-Men Holiday Wrap (G-Man Book 4) – [kindle edition] 99¢
Spend the holidays with the G-Men, their women and extended family as they cruise the Caribbean in first class accommodations compliments of Easton Matthews!

This novella takes place 14 months after the conclusion of “Night Moves.” Darcy was promised a lavish ball to celebrate her elopement with Easton Matthews once she felt up to it. Darcy has decided she would much prefer a 12-day cruise on the Caribbean, with friends and family as their guests. Even the best-laid plans can go awry when you have the G-Men and their women aboard “The Lust Boat!”

This book playfully wraps up the G-Man Series, with the usual unpredictable circumstances, along with misunderstandings, love and lots of humor! You will read chapters from each character’s point of view, and learn a few things about some of the characters you didn’t know.

There will be a surprise visit from someone you would least expect to drop by during this holiday vacay.

Along with that, there are bonus chapters at the end that will satisfy readers of the previous book as to what happened right after that horrific incident in New York City with Sammie and Slate, and Lindsey and Taz. As a reader, you will be a voyeur into their private and intimate moments right after the shooting in Mullaly Park.

As a special bonus, a never seen, never-meant-to-be-seen ‘secret’ chapter from “Love Plus One” will be included for entertainment (and shock) purposes only!

Call Series Boxset – Emma Hart #Sale #99¢

Every morning I get emails about books on sale. I’m at a point, where I am getting about 5 various emails, from different vendors. I look forward to them each day, a little ray of sunshine, I like to think of them as. This morning I was notified of the following series on sale for only 99¢!  I was ready to jump in and buy it when I realized that I might already have them all, except for one of the books (His Call). It’s a good thing, I checked, because that is in fact accurate. While, there is no value in me picking up this great deal, it doesn’t mean that you should miss it.


Call Series Boxset – [Kindle Edition] 99¢

Length: 631 pages (estimated)

A limited-time boxset edition of the highly-addictive and sexy CALL SERIES, including a brand new bonus novella, HIS CALL, only available digitally in this box set. Also includes the prologue and first three chapters of WILD TEMPTATION, the first in an even sexier spin-off series.

LATE CALL:
 She’s a high class call girl. He’s taking over his father’s business.
Seven years ago, they fell in love in Paris.
They walked away at the end of the summer, never imagining they’d meet again.
Now he’s her client.

We fell in love the way you jump from a cliff. Hard and fast with a reckless sense of abandon. The six weeks we spent together changed my life, but at seventeen, I was naive. I was a dreamer. A believer.
 Now I’m twenty-four and cynical. I don’t believe in love. There’s no place for such emotions as a high class escort. The only things I’m allowed to feel are physical – and that’s why it’s so damn hard when the client of a last minute job turns out to be the man I left in France seven years ago. When he buys me for six weeks at triple my rate, my agent makes it clear I have no choice but to take the job despite our previous relationship. And my heart makes it very clear I have to stay firmly on top of the cliff this time.
Because for six weeks, I once again belong to Aaron Stone.

FINAL CALL:

We crashed and burned like a falling plane. Hard and fast with an inevitable explosion. Another few weeks together changed my life the way the first did. At twenty-four, I became naïve again. I became a dreamer again. A believer. And walking away hurts just as much as it did seven years ago.

But over doesn’t have to mean over-at least in Aaron Stone’s mind. His pursuit is relentless, his determination unwavering. He’ll go to any lengths to keep me and prove that I belong to him. Unfortunately, love isn’t easy, and whether or not I forgive him is irrelevant to his past catching up with us. Once again, our relationship is haunted by a secret, one that could destroy everything, and the secret is born from the need to protect the other…

But the tables have turned, because the secret is mine.

HIS CALL:

20,000 words. Ten scenes. Seven you thought you knew. Three you never did…

In this CALL series novella, get inside Aaron Stone’s head for the very first time. Experience some of your favorite scenes from both Late Call and Final Call, and enjoy three new bonus scenes.

Do Not Miss Out – Tangled (sale) – Emma Chase $2.99

When I say that this is a good book. I mean it. It’s so good. I just want everyone who likes reading smut to give this one a chance. It’s just so funny. Even though Drew is such a dick, you really end up rooting for him. It’s only $2.99 and I swear, it’ll be the best 299 pennies that you’ll spend.

Tangled (The Tangled Series) – [kindle edition] $2.99
In New York Times bestselling author Emma Chase’s sizzling and hilarious debut novel, Drew Evans—gorgeous, arrogant, irreverent, and irresistibly charming—meets his match in new colleague Kate Brooks.

Drew Evans is handsome and arrogant, he makes multimillion dollar business deals and seduces New York’s most beautiful women with just a smile. So why has he been shuttered in his apartment for seven days, miserable and depressed? He’ll tell you he has the flu. But we all know that’s not really true.

Katherine Brooks is brilliant, beautiful and ambitious. When Kate is hired as the new associate at Drew’s father’s investment banking firm, every aspect of the dashing playboy’s life is thrown into a tailspin. The professional competition she brings is unnerving, his attraction to her is distracting, his failure to entice her into his bed is exasperating.

Tangled is not your mother’s romance novel. It is an outrageous, passionate, witty narrative about a man who knows a lot about women…just not as much as he thinks. As he tells his story, Drew learns the one thing he never wanted in life, is the only thing he can’t live without.

 

Sweet (& cheap) Addiction – Maya Banks #99¢

Every morning I check my multiple Amazon Wish Lists to see if anything has reduced in price… I like deals, what can I say?

Today was a good one:

Sweet Addiction – [Kindle edition] .99¢
He awakened a need within her. But now she belongs to another…

Cole is successful beyond his dreams. He can have any woman he wants, but there’s only one he can’t stop thinking about: his childhood sweetheart, Renita. He’s never forgotten his first taste of innocent love and the desire that consumed them-or the pain he brought upon her…

Her long-ago brush with submission awakened a longing in Ren that drove her to walk the darker edge of desire. She has become a beautiful woman at ease with her sexuality and unapologetic about her need for a dominant man. When Cole finds her again, he’s gutted that she belongs to another. Ren’s current master agrees to give her to Cole for a short time, but then she must return to his keeping. And though Cole agrees to this bargain, he knows he will never be able to let Ren go again…

I’ve read only one series from Maya Banks before (The Breathless Trilogy) and while I didn’t like all of the books, I thoroughly enjoyed Rush . There was just something about Gabe Hamilton!

This book was previously $9.99 and while I am not opposed to spending money on books, I just can’t spend $10 until I know for sure that I a). will like the writer or b). like the story.  I know when reading it’s kind of hit, miss and luck of the draw.  But as much as I like to read, I have to be fiscally mindful of how much I spend.  So anyway… when I saw that this was only 99¢, I didn’t even think about it!  Which is also why I wanted to be sure that I let everyone know that this book was on sale also.  If you’ve never read a Maya Banks novel, now is your chance.  Even if you end up not liking it, are you going to be mad that you wasted a dollar?  Well you might, but that’s besides the point.

In The Company of Killers #review #series

This is going to sit in my drafts folder until I make a firm decision about whether or not I want to talk about these books.  And I do want to talk about these books, but it’s the kind of series that has some trickle effect and you can’t talk about one without giving away aspects of the other.

So let’s keep it simple; J.A Redmerski is a really good writer.  I think this is one of few books that I’ve read in a while that wasn’t littered with grammatical errors.  That’s always a plus in my eyes.  It gets at least 1 star for that alone.  The stories overall are gripping.   I like the premise alot.

Killing Sarai (In the Company of Killers) – [kindle edition] $2.99

Sarai was only fourteen when her mother uprooted her to live in Mexico with a notorious drug lord. Over time she forgot what it was like to live a normal life, but she never let go of her hope to escape the compound where she has been held for the past nine years.

Victor is a cold-blooded assassin who, like Sarai, has known only death and violence since he was a young boy. When Victor arrives at the compound to collect details and payment for a hit, Sarai sees him as her only opportunity for escape. But things don’t go as planned and instead of finding transport back to Tucson, she finds herself free from one dangerous man and caught in the clutches of another.

While on the run, Victor strays from his primal nature as he succumbs to his conscience and resolves to help Sarai. As they grow closer, he finds himself willing to risk everything to keep her alive; even his relationship with his devoted brother and liaison, Niklas, who now like everyone else wants Sarai dead.

As Victor and Sarai slowly build a trust, the differences between them seem to lessen, and an unlikely attraction intensifies. But Victor’s brutal skills and experience may not be enough in the end to save her, as the power she unknowingly holds over him may ultimately be what gets her killed.

This is their story…

Reviving Izabel (In the Company of Killers) – [Kindle Edition $2.99]

Determined to live a dark life in the company of the assassin who freed her from bondage, Sarai sets out on her own to settle a score with an evil sadist. Unskilled and untrained in the art of killing, the events that unfold leave her hanging precariously on the edge of death when nothing goes as planned.

Sarai’s reckless choices send her on a path she knows she can never turn back from and so she presents Victor with an ultimatum: help her become more like him and give her a fighting chance, or she’ll do it alone no matter the consequences. Knowing that Sarai cannot become what she wants to be overnight, Victor begins to train her and inevitably their complicated relationship heats up.

As Arthur Hamburg’s right-hand man, Willem Stephens, closes in on his crusade to destroy Sarai, she is left with the crushing realization that she may have bitten off more than she can chew. But Sarai, taking on the new and improved role of Izabel Seyfried, still has a set of deadly skills of her own that will prove to be all she needs to secure her place beside Victor.

But there is one test that Izabel must face that has the potential to destroy everything she is working so hard to achieve. One final test that will not only make her question her decision to want this dangerous life, but will make her question everything she has come to trust about Victor Faust.

I think that I just have a thing for Assassins.  In my mind they all look like this:

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and of course they walk around shirtless.

Unfortuately I don’t feel like I ever quite connected with Victor Faust, which is a shame really.  He constantly teetered on the edge of having emotions.  I was left disappointed a few times. Maybe I had it so far stuck in my mind the type of person that he was, that I wasn’t allowing him to become the person that was trying to be.   It’s entirely possibly that I blocked his character development.  I knew he was evolving, it was right there, but it just wasn’t enough for me.

I stand silent and still at the arched entryway leading into the piano room. And I watch her unlike I’ve ever watched her before. She owns me in this moment

It sounds so promising, but it just falls flat. You’re just waiting for the next cold wave of detachment.
That doesn’t mean though that I didn’t like him.  I did.  If I remove all of the romantic elements of who he tries to be, then he is a great assassin. It’s a shame to me that, that overshadows him.

One character who does develop really well across all books is Sarai. Her character really falls in line very well with the rest of the story. She was genuine and realistic. With a story like this, it would have been easy to have her bend to the will of those around her and make her weak, but she never comes across like that. In fact she is strength throughout. It was nice to have the two sided perspective (Victor and Sarai).

Now The Swan and The Jackal, that’s a whole other beast.

The Swan and the Jackal (In the Company of Killers Book 3) [Kindle Edition – $3.29]

Fredrik Gustavsson never considered the possibility of love, or that anyone could ever understand or accept his dark and bloody lifestyle–until he met Seraphina, a woman as vicious and blood-thirsty as Fredrik himself. They spent two short but unforgettable years together, full of lust and killing and the darkest kind of love that two people can share.

And then Seraphina was gone.

It’s been six years since Fredrik’s lover and sadistic partner in crime turned his world upside-down. Seraphina went into hiding and has eluded him ever since. Now, he’s getting closer to finding her, and an innocent woman named Cassia is the key to drawing Seraphina from the shadows. But Cassia–after sustaining injuries from a fire that Seraphina ignited–suffers from amnesia and can’t give Fredrik the information he desperately seeks. Having no other choice, Fredrik has been keeping Cassia locked in his basement as he not only tries to get her to recall her past–because she and Seraphina share it–but also to protect her from Seraphina, who clearly wants her dead.

But Cassia is a light in the darkness that Fredrik never believed existed. After a year subjected to her kindness and compassion, he finds himself struggling with his love for Seraphina, and his growing feelings for Cassia–because he knows that to love one, the other must die.

Will light win out over darkness, or will something more powerful than either further destroy an already tortured soul?

Fredrick’s story for me was beyond tragic. He’s likeable. Adorable even, even with all of his nasty party tricks. Many times I wanted to be disgusted by what he did, but many times over I was just okay with it. He lives the life he does because really that’s all he knows. Ultimately punishing all of the type of people that tortured and abused him. I felt like it was unfair the cards that are dealt to him. I really just wanted him to be fixed. I don’t think that I’ve ever wanted that so much for a character before. So much so that I hold out hope for a third book. I know that there is a happy ending for Fredrik. There has to be.

There are elements of eroticism in the books. They are just sparse.

You can find all three books on Amazon. Links to each book can be found above.

Reading Challenge – #books

My toes are dipped into the reading challenge.   I need to add some more books to my list.  I’m so focused on that, I can’t focus on reading.

Did they just take you out of the oven? Cuz you’re hot.
– Chef, Restaurant Owner, Someone preparing food on cover, title matching category

Are you Jamaican? Cuz you’re Jamaican me crazy.
– Setting on an island, tropical summer vacation, title matching category

Hi, I’m the milkman. Do you want it in front or the back?
– Kink, Delivery person on cover, title matching category
The House of Pain (A BDSM Romance Novel)

Do you have a band-aid? Cuz I scraped my knee falling for you.
– MC that is a EMT, Nurse, Doctor, title matching category
22360236Heal Me [Club of Dominance 5]
You look cold. Want to use me as a blanket?
– Snowed in, Winter setting, Naked person on cover, title matching category
Yuletide Enchantment: 1 (Holiday Hearts)

If you were a booger I’d pick you first.
– WTF read
The Swan and the Jackal (In the Company of Killers)
Done… and seriously.

You’re hotter than Papa Bear’s porridge.
– Fairy tale plot, Bear on cover, title matching category

I must be dancing with the devil, cuz you’re hot as hell.
– Devil, demon MC, title matching category
The Devil’s Contract (Contracts & Deceptions)

Are you a drill sergeant? Cuz you have my privates standing at attention.
– Military MC, Model in military clothes or dog tags on cover or title matching category
Winters Heat (Titan) – currently reading… boy, oh boy!

I’m like a firefighter. Find ‘em hot, leave ‘em wet.
– Firefighter MC, Fire or fire fighter on cover, title matching category
Edge of the Heat

Are you a kidnapper? Cuz you just abducted my heart.
– Kidnap, Dub-con, Non-con, Person tied up on cover or title matching category

17795670 Under the Dom’s Thrall

and/or

My name is Skittles, wanna taste the rainbow?
– GLBTQ, Rainbow on cover or in title.

Diamond Girl (aka Samantha, Sammie, Sunny, Diamond?!?) – Andrea Smith

Diamond Girl (G-Man Series) – Andrea Smith

Book #1 – G-Man Series
This “Limited” edition contains bonus chapters and sneak peaks at the end for a limited time only!
What happens when a 35 year-old soccer mom from Indianapolis, Indiana sends her only child off to college and suddenly discovers that she has no identify of her own?

That’s exactly what happened to Samantha (Sammie) Dennison. Her marriage was loveless from the start; her ‘mannequin’ husband has his own agenda which has never included her, and she feels lonely, ignored and downright frumpy.

Her best friend tells her to get a life, and that’s exactly what Sammie does, starting with a Kickboxing/Pilates class to get into shape, and then continuing her regiment by signing up for pole-dance lessons. Sammie graduates at the top of her class, and ultimately ends up with a secret career as a pole dancer at a Gentleman’s Club in Indy called ‘Jewels.’

Known only by her dancer name, “Diamond,” she is well on her way to finally carving out a secret life and identity all of her own that brings excitement and mystery to her otherwise mundane existence. The thrill of the dance and sexuality she discovers within herself is a potent mixture, but it’s all about the dance with Sammie.

That is, until bad-boy biker Slate enters the picture. He is the ultimate ‘alpha’ male and quickly draws the attention of the dancers – including Sammie. Slate is a ‘prospect’ for the notorious Outlaw Motorcycle Club, but he is also inexplicably drawn to “Diamond.” Sammie is totally out of her league with Slate and the dangerous people he associates with in Indianapolis during the summer of 2012.

No spoilers here, but something BIG is brewing in Indy; and it ain’t about race cars either.

‘Diamond Girl’ will keep the reader on the edge of their seat from beginning to end; this book has it all: passion, erotica, romance, danger and possibly more . . . much more.

Note: This book is based loosely on actual events that occurred in Indianapolis, Indiana in the summer of 2012 involving certain members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club after a two-year investigation conducted by various federal agencies. The names have been changed to protect the parties. Other events depicted in this book are purely fictional for entertainment purposes.
This book is intended for adult audiences. Mature Content.

I’m currently in the midst of Love Plus One. I actually bought the series, because I liked the sound of Love Plus One, and being a person who requires elements of order when I read, I thought I should pick this up first. I’m rather glad that I did.

***Spoilers***
Diamond Girl, tells the story of Samantha, Sammy, Sunny or Diamond, readers choice. No, Seriously!? I was like what the fuck? Her horrible marriage and the man she comes to love. All the while stripping it away at some joint called Jewel and getting accidentally wrapped up in her husbands world as he plots to become the next, not so cool Scarface.

I honestly didn’t think that I was going to like this book. The writing style is not my cup of tea to say the least. In fact, it was so quickly written and so many arcs happening that I had to wonder if Andrea Smith took a breath while she wrote the story. This is my ONLY complaint. But for me it’s pretty significant. Not enough that it stopped me from putting the book down and deleting from both my mind and from my Kindle, but enough that I just felt like I was being thrown up on. You know that all at once feeling. This would have been a great story to plot out amongst 2 books. I would actually have liked more interaction between Diamond and Slate and then later on Sammie and Slate. I felt like we were being given two separate lives so to have that played out a little more would have been great.

I rated this 5/5 over on goodreads, because forgiving some of it’s quick sex scenes and the dialogue that seemed contradictory of the characters, I just liked it. I really do. There’s something about it, that I thought, huh!? This ain’t half bad, certainly no worse than some of the things that I’ve read in the past.

Pre-Order: Silk [Kindle Edition] 99¢ – Multiple Authors

Apparently anthologies are the latest trend to be hitting the Amazon virtual shelves. Thank goodness, because it saves me money and I get to read books that I would have ended up paying more for in the long run. So thank you authors!! I imagine this is a great way to get folks introduced to multiple authors in one go, so to speak.  As well as a potential new series. **Please be warned that some of these books are part of a series and may be the final installment, so be wary! **  You don’t want to start reading something, come to find out that it’s the end.   

This particular set comes out Monday, June 9th.  I’ve included snap shots of book covers and if you click on each cover it will take you to the amazon page where there is a better summary of the story.  Where I could, I’ve also indicated where something is part of a series or the end of a series etc…

Also you may notice that some of the anthologies that I’ve posted may have duplicate books.  So until June 9th!

Eleven of your favorite authors – New York Times, USA Today, bestselling and more.

Eleven men who will be put to the test when it comes to love.

One epic anthology.

Meet the men:

Ryland Dare (The Edge of Darkness – series): A privileged boy living a life of lies.

Reid Connely (Let Love In – series): A gorgeous and darkly mysterious college senior who understands pain all too well.

Deacon Chastain (A Blue Tale – standalone): A guitar player saved from a path of destruction by his rock idol and the music he creates.

Connor Simpson (Next to Forever** Last in series!!): A fiancé who seems to have it all until he’s faced with one of the toughest decisions of his life.

Brett Walker (Trusting You – standalone): A one-night stand who wants more finds himself put to the test when his past threatens his future.

Adam Hill (Remembering Joy – series): A brooding and strangely charming film student set on revenge finds love where he least expects it.

Ryan Campbell (Falling** Final in series!!): An abuse survivor living in a world of his own creation so he doesn’t have to feel.

Harrison James (My Unexpected Forever – series): A single dad with few expectations other than raising his son and making some music along the way until the unexpected happens.

Adam Burke (Better – standalone): An adventurer who works just enough to fund his next circle around the globe gets an opportunity he can’t refuse. The only catch? He won’t be traveling alone this time.

Luke Matthews (Love In Between (Love Series): A guitar player grieving the loss of his fiancée after a tragic car accident no longer believes in love.

Jonathan Statham (Mid Life Love  – series): A self-made billionaire and CEO of Statham Industries used to getting whatever he wants—whenever he wants.

Find out their stories in these eleven, previously released, full-length novels about regret, revenge, forgiveness, and ultimately, love:

The Edge of Darkness by Melissa Andrea
Let Love In by Melissa Collins
A Blue Tale by Sarah Dosher
Next to Forever by S. Moose
Trusting You by L.P. Dover
Remembering Joy by Jenni Moen
Falling by E.K. Blair
My Unexpected Forever by Heidi McLaughlin
Better by Carey Heywood
Love In Between (Love Series) by Sandi Lynn
Mid Life Love by Whitney G.
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*Mature subject matter and not intended for those under the age of 17.

 

Devour it now before it’s too late! 99¢ ONLY LIMITED TIME 05/11 – 05/25

Another box set available on Kindle for only 99¢, but only available between 05/11 – 05/25.   Be warned many of these books are part of a series, so you may get hooked.

An anthology featuring 8 full length published novels from Amazon, NY
Times and LA Times bestselling authors:

Fading by E.K. Blair

Can a guilty conscience keep wounds from healing?

Fine arts major, Candace Parker, grew up with a mother who thinks image is everything, and her daughter’s perfection will never be good enough. About to graduate college and pursue her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina, Candace decides it’s time to let go and have a little fun. But fun is short-lived when a brutal attack leaves her completely shattered.

The memories that consume and torment Candace are starting to destroy her when she meets Ryan Campbell, a successful bar owner. He feels instantly connected and tries to show her that hope is worth fighting for. But is Ryan harboring his own demons? As walls slowly begin to chip away, the secrets that are held within start to become painful burdens.

At what point do secrets become lies?

(17+) This book contains mature subject matter that is not suitable for those under the age of 17.

Very Bad Things by Ilsa Madden-Mills

Born into a life of privilege and secrets, Nora Blakely has everything any nineteen-year-old girl could desire. She’s an accomplished pianist, a Texas beauty queen, and on her way to Princeton after high school. She’s perfect. Or is she?
Leaving behind her million-dollar mansion and Jimmy Choos, she changes the course of her life, becoming a girl hell-bent on pushing the limits with alcohol, drugs, and meaningless sex.

Then through a chance encounter, she meets her soulmate. But he doesn’t want her.

When it comes to girls, twenty-five-year-old Leo Tate has one rule: never fall in love. His gym and his brother are all he cares about…until he meets Nora. He resists the pull of their attraction, hung up on their six year age difference.

As they struggle to stay away from each other, secrets will be revealed, tempers will flare, and hearts will be broken.

Welcome to Briarcrest Academy…where sometimes, the best things in life are Very Bad Things.

 *Very Bad Things is a complete standalone novel without a cliffhanger.
 *Very Wicked Things (also standalone) will release early May 2014! Pre-order will be available soon!
 New Adult/Contemporary Romance recommended for 18 and older. Contains adult themes and content.

Shattered Ties by K.A. Robinson

With a former supermodel mother and a rock-and-roll legend father, Emma Preston has the best of everything. Nothing is as perfect as it seems though. After her parents divorce, she’s forced to live with her mother in a private Santa Monica community. Ignoring their parental roles, her mother becomes more focused on climbing the social ladder while her father is off on tour.

Growing up in a trailer park with his mother, Jesse is used to people looking down on him. When his mother begs him to submit an application for a scholarship to one of Santa Monica’s top private schools, he never expects to actually get it. When he does, he is forced to attend school with a bunch of rich kids. He ignores their stares as they judge him for having tattoos and a less than impressive car. As long as he has his surfboard and the guys at the tattoo shop, he knows he can make it through.

When Jesse shows up on the first day of school, Emma can’t help but be intrigued. Her mother would never approve of Emma talking to someone so poor, but she doesn’t care because something about Jesse draws her to him.

Jesse tries to hate Emma, but he discovers that he can’t resist her. Forced to hide their relationship from Emma’s mother and everyone else around them, things start to fall apart. When Jesse’s friend, Ally, decides to interfere, things go from bad to worse.

Can they survive their first love? Or will they be left with nothing more than shattered ties?

Sizzle by Lexi Buchanan

Warning – Sexual Explicit 18+ HEA Ending.

Thalia is twenty-one and has just finished her sophomore year of college. Her new boyfriend, Liam, invites her to spend the summer with him and his family, so as she’s been unable to find a local job to keep her at college, Thalia jumps at the chance. Liam tells her that she can be his guest at his brother, Jack’s, wedding at the end of the summer.

Jack is twenty-five and feels as though he’s drowning. He’s engaged to Mia, against his will, because it’s always been drilled into him, family comes first. Jack’s studying for a law degree, and wants to go out on his own once he graduates, specialising in criminal law. His father wants him to accept a junior partnership in the law firm owned jointly by him and Lewis, his fiancées father, to practice family law.

Then he meets his brother’s girlfriend, Thalia, and he can’t get her out of his head. He needs her to keep her distance, because every time she smiles in his direction, he wants to carry her to his room and do really naughty things to her.

Then Saturday night arrives and Liam takes Thalia to a new bar that has opened on the outskirts of town, where she discovers Jack’s big secret. By day he’s the good looking, slightly older brother with a chip on his shoulder, who gives her hot looks, and by night he’s Phoenix, singer/guitar player for bad boy group ‘Deception’, who makes her sizzle to the core!

He has muscle. He has tattoos. He has piercings. He has a mouth that makes her panties wet every time he opens it. He is supposed to be getting married. He is also her boyfriend’s brother…

Always You by Missy Johnson

I was thrilled when I was offered a graduate teaching position at the prestigious Tennerson Girls Academy. At twenty-three, this would be my first ‘real’ teaching assignment. Working at the elite boarding school, home to the daughters of some of the wealthiest people in the world, was a great opportunity that I would’ve been stupid to pass up.

One week into my new job, and I suddenly had no idea why I chose high school…I was a seventeen year old boy once, I knew how teenage girls behaved.

You can’t even imagine the hell of trying to teach thirty, hormonal driven seventeen year olds who have been cooped up, away from any male contact.

I could handle the whispers every time I entered the room. I could even handle the obvious attempts at gaining my attention. What I couldn’t handle was her…

Love in Between by Sandi Lynn

My name is Lily Gilmore, and I was supposed to be getting married today. That was until I found my fiancé having sex with my sister in the church moments before I was supposed to walk down the aisle. I grew up with a father who was a womanizer and cheated on my mother every moment he had the chance. He would even stoop as low as to take me and my sister with him on his trysts when we were younger. Cheating was all I grew up with, and I vowed never to live the life my mother did. After finding my fiancé and my sister together, I moved from Seattle to Santa Monica to start a new life of independence and to focus on my passion for photography, man-free.

My name is Luke Matthews. About a year ago, I lost the love of my life, my fiancé, in a tragic car accident. There are no words that can describe how I’ve felt the past year. My life and all my dreams had died with her in the accident. I exist, and I play my guitar to try and ease the pain. My love was taken away, and I will never get that back.

What happens when the lives of two people who no longer believe in love are suddenly changed by fate?

Mature subject matter and not intended for those under the age of 17.

Emerge by S.E. Hall

“You never have to be without me, Laney, never.”

He lied…my everything I ever knew, trusted, wanted…I am, in fact, without him.

On my own and out of my shell, I learn new things about life, friendship and…myself.

Like what you’ve always known may not be what you’ve always wanted.

Dane Kendrick awakened things within me that I never knew existed, unraveling and uncovering the real Laney Jo Walker.

I’m a NEW adult…so is my story.

Fallen Crest High by Tijan

Mason and Logan Kade are two brothers who did their own thing. They were rich and expected to attend her school, Fallen Crest Academy. They chose public school and now Samantha has to live with them. The problem is that she doesn’t care at all: about them, about her friends, about her cheating boyfriend, or even about her parent’s divorce. But maybe that’s a good thing. Maybe change is a good thing.

This book contains adult/mature young adult situations.

ALL proceeds to go to First Candle:  http://www.firstcandle.org.  This anthology will be available for only 99c and will run for two weeks only May 11 – 25, 2014

 

$0.99 Sale! (Amazon/Kindle) – In the Company of Killers Series

It’s discount time again!  J.A Redmerski’s series, In the Company of Killers is on sale. Each book is $0.99!! You can’t beat that. Seriously.  All at Amazon.  These are Kindle reads.  If you like sales, get it!!

~Reading Order~
#1 – KILLING SARAI
#2 – REVIVING IZABEL
#3 – THE SWAN & THE JACKAL
#4 – SEEDS OF INIQUITY – A Prequel (2014)

The first in the series: Reviving Izabel (In the Company of Killers)

Determined to live a dark life in the company of the assassin who freed her from bondage, Sarai sets out on her own to settle a score with an evil sadist. Unskilled and untrained in the art of killing, the events that unfold leave her hanging precariously on the edge of death when nothing goes as planned.

Sarai’s reckless choices send her on a path she knows she can never turn back from and so she presents Victor with an ultimatum: help her become more like him and give her a fighting chance, or she’ll do it alone no matter the consequences. Knowing that Sarai cannot become what she wants to be overnight, Victor begins to train her and inevitably their complicated relationship heats up.

As Arthur Hamburg’s right-hand man, Willem Stephens, closes in on his crusade to destroy Sarai, she is left with the crushing realization that she may have bitten off more than she can chew. But Sarai, taking on the new and improved role of Izabel Seyfried, still has a set of deadly skills of her own that will prove to be all she needs to secure her place beside Victor.

But there is one test that Izabel must face that has the potential to destroy everything she is working so hard to achieve. One final test that will not only make her question her decision to want this dangerous life, but will make her question everything she has come to trust about Victor Faust.

**Possible Spoiler if you have not read Reviving Isabel***

: Killing Sarai (In the Company of Killers)

Sarai was only fourteen when her mother uprooted her to live in Mexico with a notorious drug lord. Over time she forgot what it was like to live a normal life, but she never let go of her hope to escape the compound where she has been held for the past nine years.

Victor is a cold-blooded assassin who, like Sarai, has known only death and violence since he was a young boy. When Victor arrives at the compound to collect details and payment for a hit, Sarai sees him as her only opportunity for escape. But things don’t go as planned and instead of finding transport back to Tucson, she finds herself free from one dangerous man and caught in the clutches of another.

While on the run, Victor strays from his primal nature as he succumbs to his conscience and resolves to help Sarai. As they grow closer, he finds himself willing to risk everything to keep her alive; even his relationship with his devoted brother and liaison, Niklas, who now like everyone else wants Sarai dead.

As Victor and Sarai slowly build a trust, the differences between them seem to lessen, and an unlikely attraction intensifies. But Victor’s brutal skills and experience may not be enough in the end to save her, as the power she unknowingly holds over him may ultimately be what gets her killed.

This is their story…

*** Possible Spoiler if you have not read Killing Sarai***

The Swan and the Jackal (In the Company of Killers)

Fredrik Gustavsson never considered the possibility of love, or that anyone could ever understand or accept his dark and bloody lifestyle—until he met Seraphina, a woman as vicious and blood-thirsty as Fredrik himself. They spent two short but unforgettable years together, full of lust and killing and the darkest kind of love that two people can share.

And then Seraphina was gone.

It’s been six years since Fredrik’s lover and sadistic partner in crime turned his world upside-down. Seraphina went into hiding and has eluded him ever since. Now, he’s getting closer to finding her, and an innocent woman named Cassia is the key to drawing Seraphina from the shadows. But Cassia—after sustaining injuries from a fire that Seraphina ignited—suffers from amnesia and can’t give Fredrik the information he desperately seeks. Having no other choice, Fredrik has been keeping Cassia locked in his basement as he not only tries to get her to recall her past—because she and Seraphina share it—but also to protect her from Seraphina, who clearly wants her dead.

But Cassia is a light in the darkness that Fredrik never believed existed. After a year subjected to her kindness and compassion, he finds himself struggling with his love for Seraphina, and his growing feelings for Cassia—because he knows that to love one, the other must die.

Will light win out over darkness, or will something more powerful than either further destroy an already tortured soul?

There is a fourth book and it’s supposed to be a prequel. I haven’t started reading these yet, it’s been on my wish list! These may be up next. I’m looking for something a little dark.