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We’re Celebrating the Fountain of Love Series with a Give@way! #Amazon

Rafflecopter PictureI’m so excited to announce that I’m a part of the Fountain of Love series! Over a dozen authors are releasing books centered around our fountain theme. We have everything from historical to contemporary and shifters to suspense.

My book will be released in April – stay tuned for more information.

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His_Need_Her_Desire_by_Malia_Mallory_200x300Meanwhile, His Need Her Desire, Book 1 in the Dominating BDSM Billionaires series is FREE and currently in the Top 100 Free in the overall Amazon store! If you haven’t taken a peek, please download a copy.

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Executive assistant Tabitha Quinn didn’t come to Hawaii to be spanked. But when vacationing businessman Marcus Granger saves her from drowning, they begin an affair that moves from the beach to the bedroom and straight into an experience Tabitha’s never had before: dark-haired, blue-eyed Marcus is a dominant, and spanking is just the beginning. The sex is intense, the emotion even more so, until they both must decide if this is a holiday fling or the real thing.

Desiree Holt Hotness! Snag New Release Stripped Naked

StrippedNaked72lg1I’m so excited to welcome Desiree Holt back to the blog! She has a spicy new release and is giving away books. See the details below.

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Meet #3 in my Naked Cowboys series. Jinx Malone came home to lick her wounds-and found a hot cowboy to lick them for her.

Read the excerpt, leave me a comment, and one lucky person will win the first two books in the series.

Taking over as publisher of The Hill Country Herald was supposed to help Jinx Malone put her personal and professional disasters in New York behind her. Instead, she’s barely settled at her desk when news of a murder hits the police scanner.

Who knew Rowan County could be this exciting? And who knew her first story would bring her into head-butting, hormone-pumping contact with something that’s an even bigger pain in her ass than a cheating ex—a know-it-all cop?

Sheriff Dillon Cross thought retreating to Rowan Country would help him get over a bad case of burnout. But only a few weeks into his job, he’s standing over a dead body in a ditch, arguing with his least favorite thing: a sexy, in-your-face reporter.

Before they’re through buzzing around each other like angry hornets, the last thing either expected happens. They’re in bed, burning up the sheets. But is it a new beginning, or just a bad rerun of past mistakes?

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Just like two days ago and just like earlier tonight, he didn’t seem to be able to get anywhere near Jinx Malone let alone touch her without wanting to rip off her clothes and plunge himself inside her very sexy body. As he guided her up the steps to the porch, he wondered if she was having the same reaction.

When they stopped at the front door, Jinx slipped the narrow strap of her purse from her shoulder to fetch her keys. At the same time, she turned toward him and his hands automatically lifted to rest on her shoulders. She looked up at him, a quizzical expression on her face, and it seemed the most natural thing for him to lean down and brush his lips against hers. She quivered beneath his touch, her breath hitching.

Before he could change his mind or give her a chance to change hers, he deepened the kiss, tracing the seam of her lips with his tongue until she opened and let him in. God, she tasted like everything sweet he’d ever had in his life. He licked every inner surface, wanting to swallow her whole. He tightened his grip on her, not wanting to give her the chance to pull away, but she surprised him by clutching at his arms. He slid his fingers up through the silk of her hair, cupping her head and tilting it one way then another to give the kiss a better angle. And when she opened her mouth, her own small tongue thrust forward to dance erotically with his.

He broke the kiss only when his breath ran out. Lifting his head, he stared at Jinx through lust-fogged eyes. She had a startled expression on her face and her gaze was locked with his. The pulse at the hollow of her throat beat furiously and he was sure the heat radiating from her body singed his skin.

“What…what was that?” Her voice was shaky.

“I don’t know, but I think I’m gonna do it again.”

This time he took her mouth with unrestrained hunger, plundering it with his tongue, sealing his lips to hers as if he’d never let her go. All rational thought left his mind as he pressed her close to him. It took a moment for him to realize that her hands were pushing at his chest and she was trying to twist away from him. Shaking the fog from his brain, he backed away a step.

“Sorry.” He cleared his throat and tried again. “I’m sorry. I didn’t mean…”

But she was already opening the door and grabbing his hand to drag him inside.

“One of us is crazy,” she said in a husky voice. “I’m hoping it’s me. And that I’ll wake up in the morning and be able to pretend I didn’t make a fool of myself.”

“That’s for tomorrow.” His heart raced as he realized she didn’t mean to send him away after all. He tried to think of what to say, but all the blood in his head seemed to have headed south to his groin. Unwilling to give her a chance to have second thoughts, he swept her up in his arms and headed for the stairs. He halted at the top. “Which way?”

She pointed to a room at the end of the hallway. He nudged the door open with his foot, carried her inside and set her down beside the bed. Weaving his fingers through the strands of her hair again, he touched his mouth to hers and licked the outline. He wanted nothing more than to tear her clothes off and throw her on the bed.

Slow, asshole. Don’t give her a reason to change her mind. This is a woman to savor and worship, so don’t fuck it up.

Dillon couldn’t believe how impatient his body was or how ravenous he was for her. But tearing off her clothes in three seconds wasn’t his style, and he didn’t want to start now. Especially with this woman. He tasted her lips then trailed his tongue across the smoothness of her cheek to the tender spot behind her ear. With his teeth, he drew a faint line along the column of her neck, biting very gently where her neck and shoulder met. She shivered at his touch and a soft little moan drifted from her mouth.

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Sparks Fly at the 4th of July H0p – Passion, F-R-E-E Books and More

St. Louis Arch FireworksWelcome hoppers! I’d like to give a special shout out to our host – The Blog Hop Spot.

There are many wonderful authors and bloggers participating, be sure to use the link at the bottom to “hop” around and meet them!

All commenters on this blog will be entered to win a $5 Amazon.com gift card – don’t forget to include your email! (Comment button is at the bottom).

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I have a special offer for every hopper! My book His Need, Her Desire (Book 1) is currently FREE! Please download your copy at major eBook retailers. Links below!

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In addition, to celebrate the release of His Passion, Her Temptation, I’ve marked down the entire series. His Desire, Her Surrender (Book 2), Her Wish, His Command (Book 3) and His Passion, Her Temptation (Book 4) are all 99 cents through July 7 at most retailers.

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His Passion, Her Temptation Blurb

Granger Pharma executive Monica Granger is hiding her relationship from her family. She has to. Her lover is the son of her father’s biggest business rival. Ben Coron is more than Monica can resist; he’s everything she’s ever wanted—including dominant in bed.

But when Coron Health makes a play for Granger Pharma, Monica’s relationship—and her life—blow wide open. She loses her job, and her family rejects her. Someone’s stealing Granger’s vital trade secrets, and worse, Monica’s brother is dodging attempts on his life.

Their passion is too strong to keep Monica and Ben apart for long. They must thwart the takeover and heal the rift between their families. If they don’t, they’ll never trust one another enough to pursue the dominance and submission they both need.

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Ella Jade’s New Release Surrender to Me and a Give@way

I’d like to welcome Ella Jade to the blog today! She’s here to tell you all about her new release.

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I’m pleased to announce the release of Surrender to Me, the sequel to Make Me Stay.

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What happens when a Dominant falls for his not-so-submissive attorney?

 Martin Abrams, owner of Master M’s BDSM club, has become unfulfilled with his lifestyle. Ever since his sub, Gracie, left to marry her true love, Martin has lost his way. Living the life of the head Dominant in his circle isn’t as appealing as it once was. Something seems to be missing.

 Sassy lawyer Arianna Covington relocates to New York City after a humiliating divorce. She’s looking for a fresh start when she agrees to become Martin’s exclusive attorney. She’s intrigued by his domineering personality and wants to know why women kneel at his feet.

 Their attraction is undeniable despite Ari’s initial beliefs that she will never submit to Martin’s desires. But Martin is up for the challenge. Arianna is more than he ever imagined in a woman. He vows to claim her heart, with or without the games. Who will surrender first?

 Featuring Cade and Gracie from Make Me Stay.

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 Check out the hot and sexy trailer for a peek into the plot.

  

 Excerpt

“All the subs act that way around you?” Arianna asked.

“It’s the only way they know. It’s what’s expected of them.”

“I don’t understand how any woman would bow down like that. It’s not normal.”

“Maybe not for you.” Martin understood Arianna’s position. Most who didn’t participate in a Dominant and submissive relationship didn’t get it.

“It’s degrading. She can’t use the phone. She’s a grown woman.”

“Arianna, this is a lifestyle you can’t possibly comprehend because you know nothing about it. A submissive gets just as much as he or she gives. The arrangement they enter into with a Dom is consensual. Roxy is not forced into being here. Her Dom respects and cares for her. She has a very good life.”

“He punishes her.”

“When she disobeys. It’s in her contract.”

“A contract that can’t possibly be enforced in court.”

“Spoken like a true lawyer.” He finished his scotch. “The contract is to protect them both. It lists what is expected of a sub and what the Dominant’s responsibilities are. They outline hard and soft limits. We create a safe, sane, and consensual environment, and that contract maintains trust between the two parties. As long as it is upheld between the parties involved that’s all that matters.”

“To each his own, I suppose.” She shrugged. “I’m your real estate attorney. What you do here is none of my business.”

Then why are you here, kitten?

“I’m very open, Arianna. If you have questions, I’ll be happy to answer them. People should be educated in my lifestyle. It isn’t as uncommon or bizarre as you may think.” He reached for her hand. “I hope you won’t judge me without getting to know me.”

“Um, no.” She looked down at their joined hands. He liked the way her cheeks turned colors when he flustered her. “Of course not. This whole environment is different. It’s going to take some getting used to.”

“I understand.” He ran his thumb over the soft skin of her hand. “If you’d prefer not to meet here anymore—”

“It’s not a problem.”

“Very well.” He smiled because as he suspected she wanted to be there. “Will you join me for dinner?”

Martin couldn’t remember the last time he’d asked a woman to have dinner with him. He usually just summoned a sub when he was in the mood for company. Gracie was the last woman he’d spent any time with at all. Perhaps it was time to explore his options. Obviously, Arianna would be different than the women he dealt with, but he liked the change. When Gracie left him for Cade everything changed. He hadn’t been interested in another sub. As a matter of fact, he hadn’t been interested in another woman until now.

“I’d love to join you for dinner, Mr. Abrams.”

“I’d like you to call me Martin.” Allowing people to use his name wasn’t a privilege he granted often, but everything was different with her. He stood from the bar and picked up her briefcase. “I hope you like Italian. I ordered enough for six people. I wasn’t sure what you would want.”

“Italian is fine.” She took his extended hand and walked to the back of the club with him. “Why didn’t you just wait and ask what I would want?”

“I’m not used to asking.” He motioned for her to take a seat in the huge u-shaped booth that overlooked the Manhattan skyline.

“Oh, Martin.” She giggled. He liked the way his name tumbled off her lips. “You have a lot to learn about non-submissive women.”

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Surrender to Me is the sequel to Make Me Stay but both books stand alone so the reader can choose to read either one first. You may want to start with Make Me Stay to get the back story.

Both Books available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and ARE.

Ella Jade has been writing for as long as she can remember. As a child, she often had a notebook and pen with her, and now as an adult, the laptop is never far. The plots and dialogue have always played out in her head, but she never knew what to do with them. That all changed when she discovered the eBook industry. She started penning novels at a rapid pace and now she can’t be stopped.

Ella resides in New Jersey with her husband and two young boys. When she’s not chasing after her kids, she’s busy writing, attending PTO meetings, kickboxing, and scrapbooking. She hopes you’ll get lost in her words.

You can find Ella here…

http://ellajadeauthor.blogspot.com/

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During this tour I’m giving away a $10 Amazon gift card to help feed your reading addiction.

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Sign Up for the Hot Summer Romance Giveaway Hop July 18 to 21

Hot_summer_romance_giveaway_hop_graphicThe Insatiable Reads Blog Tour is returning this summer! In celebration, we’ll be hosting a blog hop July 18 – 21. All authors, bloggers, reviewers etc. are invited to sign up!

We’ll have grand prizes like an ereader and gift cards! Exact prize details will be announced closer to the date.

To participate, sign up via the Linky below. Please plan to host a giveaway on your blog during the hop. This can be an eBook, paperback, gift card, swag or whatever you choose! You’ll choose your own winner from your site and you are responsible for getting your prize to the winner.

Posts must be up 9 AM EST the first day of the hop (July 18)!

More details and directions will be sent out via email closer to the hop. Please make sure you provide a correct email address.

Please snag the graphic and put it up on your sidebar!

Spread the word – the more participating blogs, the more hoppers!

Get the InLinkz code for your blog here!

For Everly – A New Release from Raine Thomas and a Give@way

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I’m excited to welcome Raine Thomas to the blog today! She’s sharing her new release, For Everly.

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Excerpt from For Everly by Raine Thomas

Everlyecoversmall“I know you’re not seeking any romantic connections right now, Everly,” Wyatt interrupted, giving Cole a quelling look. “We’re here in a strictly professional capacity.”

Now she looked more at ease. “I see. Are you seeking a consultation over Cole’s rotator cuff injury?”

Cole stiffened. He glared at Wyatt.

“I haven’t told her a thing,” Wyatt said with raised palms.

“You didn’t have to say anything,” she said with a shrug, leaning back against Rowan’s desk. Her keen gaze met Cole’s. “I noticed that you favored your left hand throughout your meal, using it to drink, eat, and bring your napkin to your mouth, but you’re a right-handed pitcher. And just now, when you moved to clear space on the couch, you stopped breathing and swallowed hard when you moved your right arm, telling me you’re hiding pain and have a reduced range of motion.”

His mouth opened over her observations. He looked again at Wyatt. His brother gave him a look that said, See?

“But how do you know it’s a rotator cuff injury?” Cole asked. Could other people see what she did? If so, he was so screwed.

“That, I’ll admit, was an educated guess based on your age and profession,” she answered. “I’ve only observed your symptoms and haven’t done any scans or tests to confirm. You’ll want to rule out bursitis, tendonitis, adhesive capsulitis, and other possible causes of your shoulder pain, of course.”

Despite what he’d seen this evening and his brother’s assurances, Cole was surprised by Everly’s quick assessment. She looked like she should be out club-hopping, not spouting medical jargon with such an intent expression on her face.

He also realized, since she knew his profession, that she had known who he was the moment she saw him. So why hadn’t she mentioned that before now? Maybe she wasn’t a fan.

“We’ve had scans done,” Wyatt said. “X-rays, an MRI—the whole load.”

He moved over to the desk. Everly stepped to the side as Wyatt reached over to retrieve the large manila envelope resting there. She hit Cole’s leg and nearly toppled onto his lap. Out of instinct, he reached out to help her maintain her balance. His hands ended up on her nicely shaped rear end.

She sprang away like a gazelle fleeing a lion. When she turned to look at him, he realized her cheeks were nearly as red as her hair. Her reaction went a long way toward putting him back on an even keel.

“I don’t bite,” he said with a grin. “Come and have a seat.”

He patted the cushion beside him. She looked at it warily, then moved her gaze to him. He patted the cushion again. Her lips moved on a whispered comment of some kind as she stepped around his legs and sat down. It was a small victory, but he felt better.

When he turned to look at her, he caught her scent, a unique fragrance that reminded him of whipped vanilla cream and frosted wildberries. She met his gaze. The combination of her nearness, her scent, and the cautious look in her lovely eyes had his whole body reacting.

Oh, this was such a bad idea.

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Buy Links:

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00D0TB1CE/?tag=iamboo-20
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/2940016443065
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17835522-for-everly

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Raine Thomas is the award-winning author of a bestselling series of YA fantasy/romance novels about the Estilorian plane, including the Daughters of Saraqael trilogy and the Firstborn trilogy. Her latest book is a New Adult Contemporary Romance titled For Everly. She is a proud member of Romance Writers of America and is a contributing blogger to The Writer’s Voice. When she isn’t planning weddings, writing, or glued to social networking sites, she can usually be found on one of Florida’s beautiful beaches with her husband and daughter or crossing the border to visit with her Canadian friends and relatives.

Ways readers can connect with Raine:

Twitter (http://twitter/Raine_Thomas)
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Website (http://rainethomas.com)
Blog (http://RaineThomas.com/blog/)

On her tour, Raine is hosting a giveaway, which includes a signed paperback, a custom necklace and bracelet, and a $25 Amazon gift card!

Click here to enter the Rafflecopter!

Hopping Around for Shameless Summer Reads – Malia Mallory Contributes Mia’s Cop Craving 2

Thanks so much for joining me for the Shameless Summer Giveaway Hop! There are over 100 participating sites linked below.

All commenters on my blog will receive a free ebook and a special winner will receive a copy of Mia’s Cop Craving 2 (excerpt below).

Please thank our hosts Jen at Red Hot Books, Brie at Romance Around the Corner & Michelle at Michelle’s Book Blog.

Shameless Summer Hop – Summer Reads

When I think of summer, I think of the beach. Is there anything better than sitting under an umbrella, an icy drink in hand with the sound of the waves crashing on the shore? How would you like all that relaxation plus a wonderfully entertaining book?

Just as movie attendance goes up in the summer, I can’t help but think that there might be an uptick in book sales too. If I’m going to be on a plane or sitting around a terminal, I want lots of reading material. While I enjoy the beach, there is only so much sunbathing and meditation I can take. If I’m on vacation, I want to see the sites, but I need some time to relax and unwind as well. There is nothing better to fulfill all these tasks than a good read.

What are you looking forward to reading this summer?

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My newest release is Mia’s Cop Craving 2 – Double Teamed. It is a menage story. Please enjoy this excerpt!

Rogan spoke first. “Mia, would you like to shower?”

“Yes.” She unbuttoned her shirt, slowly one button at a time, and let the garment drop to the floor. As she headed down the hallway, she dropped the rest of her clothing, leaving a trail for them to follow.

Both men got into the spirit of the moment and quickly followed Mia’s example. Rogan and Jeff entered the bathroom where Mia had already turned on the taps. Hot steam billowed out of the shower. Mia peered around the edge of the glass, the tips of her hair curling from the moisture. She flashed an inviting smile and disappeared back inside.

Rogan quickly stripped off his remaining clothes, leaving them in a heap on the bathroom floor. He stepped into the tiled shower and disappeared into the steamy mist, leaving Jeff to contemplate his options.

Jeff didn’t consider backing out for a moment, not now that he come this far. He wanted to see Mia. He wanted to touch her, stroke her. He tore off his clothes, anxious to get his hands on her body.

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The story is available for purchase at major ebook retailers. Just click the links below!

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Please visit the other sites in the hop!


It’s the Diamond Jubilee of the Queen and We’re Celebrating by Hopping!

Welcome everyone to the Diamond Jubilee Celebration Hop! This blog hop is sponsored by Sue Grimshaw and the wonderful folks at Romance at Random.

All commenters on my blog will receive a free ebook from me! A few lucky commenters will receive a copy of a recent release as well. Don’t forget to include your email.

On the main blog hop page, there over 25 prizes to win and links to many more!

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When I stopped to think about what I might write for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration, my mind focused on the diamonds. I’ve never been a huge fan of diamonds. I’m more into natural gemstones like opals and pearls. Diamonds always seemed quite expensive and just a little less interesting.

I actually don’t consider myself a jewelry person at all, despite the fact that I have a huge box filled with jewelry. I do wear jewelry daily – the exact same jewelry. I wear the same earrings for months at a time. I wear the same rings for years at a time.

For example, I wore my high school ring well past high school graduation. Now, this isn’t as bad as it sounds. It is a birthstone ring in a small setting. This ring really represented something to me. I worked for the money and paid for it myself. In addition, it was custom made – one-of-a-kind. I went to several high schools. I had the initials for each school engraved around the stone. By the time I stopped wearing it, the facets on the stone had literally worn away.

In college, the standard ring at my school was an onyx in a gold setting. Like the majority of my classmates, I purchased one and wore it for well over a decade. Eventually, I lost a significant amount of weight and neither school ring fit properly anymore. I planned to get them resized, but I’ve never done it.

Now for quite some time, I’ve been wearing the rings associated with my marriage. For my engagement ring, my husband chose a lovely gold ring with flowers and no stones. I’m not sure it is something I would’ve selected for myself. However, I really love it because he picked it out and it has grown on me. We have matching wedding bands with bamboo etched around the circumference. These we selected together. Both these rings, of course, have a great deal of meaning to me and I wear them always.

Looking back, the history of my rings is almost like a history of my life.

Do you have jewelry like that? Do you have a piece that is tied to a specific event or time in your life? Please feel free to share by leaving a comment.

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There are over 70 sites participating in the hop. Why not visit a few, meet some new authors and win some books! See the full list here.

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