Release Day! A Sanguine Gem: Marsden Romance Book 3

A Sanguine Gem
A Marsden Romance Book 3
By: Dawn Brower
Release Date: August 14 , 2015
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Blurb:

Lady Gemma Kemsley is in dire straits. Her cousin Alfie inherited her father’s estate upon his death. He quickly bled it dry of funds and is turning his lecherous intentions toward her. Alfie wants to have complete control over her inheritance. Without Alfie’s approval she can’t marry. She has one option—run away and live with her best friend in America.

When his sister begs Liam Marsden to help Gemma he reluctantly agrees. He has a past with Gemma he’d rather forget—involving a failed attempt at betrothal and her professed love. When he sees Gemma again he realizes he can’t ever let her go. Instead of sending her to America he uses the old betrothal agreement to marry her.

Gemma doubts Liam truly loves her. Can he convince her of the veracity of his love or will he lose her forever?

Excerpt:

Liam stepped toward her and caressed her cheek with the tips of his fingers. Her gaze locked with his. Her breathing became ragged as she gulped in air in short fast bursts.

“What are you doing?”

Instead of answering, Liam leaned down and placed a soft kiss on her lips. Her mouth opened up as she gasped. It gave him an advantage, and he saw no reason not to take it. The tip of his tongue touched hers as he pulled her tighter in his embrace. Liam coaxed her with his mouth—wanting to fill her with every inch of desire coursing through his veins. She needed to be with him every step of the way. This was only the beginning of his fight to own all of her soul. Her body relaxed against him, and he took it as a sign. She wasn’t as immune to him as she wanted him to believe. Gemma still wanted him. He could use that and he would.

Liam took a step back, pleased with what he saw. Gemma’s eyelids were closed, her lips slightly parted and moist, and her cheeks a pretty pink. Her eyelashes fluttered up, and irises of green fire met his—she looked both a little dazed and well pleasured. They could move forward now. He’d managed to get her exactly where he wanted her—he’d built a craving in her she’d never experienced before. Soon, he’d make sure she got a taste of it all.

“The carriage awaits us outside. I think it is time for us to depart.”

Gemma cleared her throat and sook her head. She looked up at him and nodded. “Very well.”

Liam hooked her arm over his and for the first time that evening believed that they may have a chance. She hadn’t once snapped at him since she walked down the stairs.

“You look lovely, by the way. I love the color green on you.”

Author Bio:

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Dawn Brower holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Arts in Education, and is currently working on a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Literature, History, and Sociology. She works as a substitute teacher and enjoys the flexibility it gives her to concentrate on her other endeavors.

Growing up she was the only girl out of six children. She is a single mother of two teenage boys; there is never a dull moment in her life. Reading books is her favorite hobby. There is nothing like a nice glass of wine and a good book to relax with at the end of the day.

There are always stories inside her head; she just never thought she could make them come to life. That creativity has finally found an outlet. Visit http://www.authordawnbrower.com for more information.

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Marsden Romances

I want to talk about my Marsden Romance books. This series holds a special place in my heart because it is where everything started. My very first book was A Flawed Jewel. It was first released on April 4, 2014. It was exciting and nerve wrecking, but I wouldn’t change it for anything.

Here is A Flawed Jewel cover and Blurb:

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Pieretta boards a ship, unaware that Thor is waiting to kidnap her for revenge against her grandfather. Will love intervene, altering both their courses?

Pieretta Carlyle experienced the loss of her father, leaving her alone in the world except for her grandpere, Comte Renard Dubois. The comte insists that she travel to France to live with him. Pieretta doesn’t want to leave Charleston and the only home she has ever known. Her grandpere is her guardian, and she must do what he says.

Thor has a score to settle, and Pieretta is the key to his revenge. He became a pirate unwillingly after his business partner tried to murder him. He must acquire Pieretta by any means necessary, and he doesn’t mind plundering a ship to obtain her.

When Pieretta and Thor meet, they are instantly attracted to each other against their better judgments. Pieretta is disgusted by the pirate’s actions. Thor knows what Pieretta believes, but proceeds with his plans anyway. She is only a tool to achieve vengeance. What happens will depend on Thor’s need for revenge and Pieretta’s ability to forgive him for his dastardly deeds.

Now for a little background information. I NEVER intended for this to be a series. For the next set of covers some people might be confused and think that they are pirate books. They are NOT. Not in the sense that you would expect. Don’t read them thinking you will get a pirate love story. You will be disappointed. The short story A Crystal Angel should be an indicator of what they really are. Victorian romances with an ex-pirate stealing the show at times.

So here is the cover and Blurb for A Crystal Angel:

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After a night of cards and drinking, Thor’s splitting headache is the least of his worries. When a messenger arrives with a contract for him to sign, his wife Pia discovers he’s agreed to betroth their son to the Earl of Devon’s daughter. Pia’s beyond furious and demands he fix it—or else. After overhearing the argument between their parents, the twins Liam and Lily decide to runaway in protest of the contract. Thor and Pia set out to find their rebellious children before something dreadful happens to them. Will Thor convince Pia to forgive him and find the twins before Christmas, or will their family fall apart forever?

A Crystal Angel is technically book 1.5 in the series. It goes along with A Flawed Jewel and is included in the print version. So if you want it in print pick up A Flawed Jewel and you get both books. Since A Crystal Angel is so short this was the best way to give it to everyone. It is just not logical to print it on its own.

A Treasured Lily is the second book in the series. It is about Pia and Thor’s daughter, Lilliana. She has an attitude that would rival any modern woman. She wants what she wants and does everything she can to get it. So why does she have a pirate cover? Well because Lilliana has a penchant for wearing pants whenever she can. When she sets out to go to South Carolina she quickly loses her fancy ball gowns and puts on breeches. So she looks like a pirate, has a real pirate attitude, but she isn’t an actual pirate. She was just raised by one.

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Here is the Blurb and cover for a Treasured Lily:

What Lilliana Marsden wants—she gets. The thing she believes she desires most is to live in Charleston on a plantation. Her problem? Parents who refuse to listen to her. Lily decides to make her wishes come true and who better than a handsome American ship captain to help her.
Randall Collins finds Lilliana bewitching and quickly falls under her spell. When she asks if he can take her with him on his next voyage he finds himself agreeing—for a tiny fee. A kiss as payment and he’ll take her anywhere she wants.
As they set sail sparks fly between them. Will Lily find something more desirable than owning a plantation and can Rand convince her he’s the better choice?

So that brings us to the next book in the series (but it’s not the final book.) A Sanguine Gem is about Pia and Thor’s son, Liam. Again Liam is NOT a pirate. But yes he DOES have a pretty pirate cover. The picture of Liam I think shows us exactly how he sees himself. He has fully taken over his father’s shipping line and has sailed on them several times. He embodies it, but doesn’t practice it. Does that make sense? Liam was raised by Thor and some of his attitude has rubbed off on him. He may never have been a pirate but he’s fully capable under the right circumstances.

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Here is the blurb and cover for A Sanguine Gem:

Lady Gemma Kemsley is in dire straits. Her cousin Alfie inherited her father’s estate upon his death. He quickly bled it dry of funds and is turning his lecherous intentions toward her. Alfie wants to have complete control over her inheritance. Without Alfie’s approval she can’t marry. She has one option—run away and live with her best friend in America.

When his sister begs Liam Marsden to help Gemma he reluctantly agrees. He has a past with Gemma he’d rather forget—involving a failed attempt at betrothal and her professed love. When he sees Gemma again he realizes he can’t ever let her go. Instead of sending her to America he uses the old betrothal agreement to marry her.

Gemma doubts Liam truly loves her. Can he convince her of the veracity of his love or will he lose her forever?

Now there WILL be two more books in this series. A Hidden Ruby will release this December. A Sanguine Gem is set to release on August 14. The final book, A Discarded Pearl, will be out next year. I look forward to the upcoming releases and seeing how readers react to them.

If you have any questions about these books feel free to ask. Here are some buy links for anyone interested. Just click on the title and it will take you to Amazon. A Flawed Jewel is only available on Amazon, but the rest are for sale at other retailers.

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Novak Springs Book 2: Unbridled Pursuit

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Unbridled Pursuit
Novak Springs Book 2
By: Dawn Brower
Release Date: July 2, 2015
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Vitoria Miene lives in New York—on the opposite side of the country as her best friend. After careful thought, she decides to pack everything up and move to Seattle. There is only one problem with her plan—Wes Novak. He hates her and does everything in his power to make her miserable.

Wes has never detested anyone as much as he does Vitoria. He believes she is evil incarnate. If she wasn’t best friends with his brother’s fiancée, he’d never have to see her again. Unfortunately he sees more of her than he wants to. So much so, he is starting to have trouble keeping his hands off her.

Wes and Tori fight every step of the way. They combust in each other’s arms as much as they bicker. Can they stop battling long enough to find the one thing they both want—love?

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Excerpt

“What the hell are you doing in my room?” A horrified expression fell across Vitoria’s beautiful heart-shaped face. She stood just outside the bathroom door with only a towel draped around her slender frame. Her hair fell around her shoulders in wet, dark-blonde ringlets.

Wes lounged on the bed, his back resting against the headboard, and his legs crossed at his feet. He lifted his arms and folded them behind his neck as his eyes traveled down Vitoria’s body from top to bottom. She’d sent him on a bit of a wild-goose chase.

When he realized she wasn’t following him, anger soared through his veins. He stormed back into the airport but had no luck locating her through the crowd of people. He turned around, toting her luggage back to his vehicle. He tossed it in the trunk and started making calls to figure out where she could have run off to.

“Isn’t it obvious?” he asked.

Tori flashed him an irritated look as she made unmistakable movements to tighten the towel around her body. “Evidently not, since I asked you why you’re here.”

“I brought you your luggage. You ran off without it.”

“If you hadn’t hijacked it, I’d already have it.” Vitoria paused and gave him a scathing look “You can leave anytime.”

“And deprive you of your righteous indignation? Why ever would I do that?” Wes fought to hide a smile of triumph. He liked the feeling of one upping her.

Vitoria glared at him and stomped over to her suitcase. She rummaged through the contents picking out a few things placing them on the bed.

Wes studied her, trying to figure her out.

She was so achingly beautiful it almost hurt to look at her. He hated all the unwanted emotions welling up inside of him each time he was forced to spend time with her. If Ginnifer hadn’t asked him to pick her up from the airport, he would have done everything in his power to avoid her. Instead, he found himself watching her wander around a hotel room, half naked. Hell, there was no half about it. Only a towel stood between her and complete nudity. One little slip and the towel would showcase her in all her glory.

“So are you ignoring me now?” he asked.

“No. I just have better things to do than talk to you.”

“Such as?”

“None of your business.” She flipped the suitcase shut and zipped it before pushing it off the bed. A loud thud filled the room as it hit the floor. “Why are you still here?”

“Because Ginnifer asked me to pick you up and take you back to Novak Springs. I made a promise and I intend to keep it.”

Vitoria rolled her eyes.

Wes struggled to force a smug, satisfied smile down to a firm flat line. He wished he didn’t find her so damned sexy. Watching her traipse around the hotel room only wearing a skimpy towel was playing havoc on his libido.

A tiny droplet of water trailed down her shoulder blades and left a stream of water in its wake. He wanted to lick the moisture off her back and taste her glistening skin. He squashed the temptation down before he acted on it. Wes refused to get involved with such a traitorous witch like Vitoria Miene.

“You don’t need to wait around, Wes. I have no plans on going to Novak Springs right now. I have a few things to do in Seattle first. Don’t worry. I will let Ginny know.”

Wes sat silent, still leaning against the headboard.

“I’m serious. You need to leave. How did you get in my room anyway?”

“When I explained to the nice front-desk worker how I got separated from my fiancée, she was more than happy to give me a room key. I showed her your luggage and begged her to please save me from your wrath. She didn’t want me to fall victim to your rage, so she took pity on my situation.”

“You charmed my room key out of some poor unsuspecting woman?” Vitoria had a baffled expression on her face. Her mouth gaped as her eyes widened in surprise.

“What can I say? Women like me.”

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About Dawn
ME

Dawn Brower holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, a Master of Arts in Education, and is currently working on a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Literature, History, and Sociology. She works as a substitute teacher and enjoys the flexibility it gives her to concentrate on her other endeavors.

Growing up she was the only girl out of six children. She is a single mother of two teenage boys; there is never a dull moment in her life. Reading books is her favorite hobby. There is nothing like a nice glass of wine and a good book to relax with at the end of the day.

There are always stories inside her head; she just never thought she could make them come to life. That creativity has finally found an outlet.

Amazon… A virtual marketplace, or Big Brother?

Dawn Brower:

This is an very disturbing and happening far to often. I’ve had reviews on my books go poof because Amazon determined I knew the reviewer…not the case. Just because I have a social interaction with a reader in a facebook event does not mean I “know” them. This is just one way that I interact with readers. It’s very discouraging when reviews disappear. Makes things much harder for an author.

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A couple of weeks ago I read the third installment of a series I really loved. I will refrain from sharing the name of the novel and its author.

Like any reader, as soon as I finished reading, I wrote my review. When I tried posting it on Amazon (I did buy the eBook, just like any normal and decent human being would), I received a rather concerning email.

I will not share the screenshot of the email as it does contain the title of the book and name of the author. In its place I have copied the body of the email below.

Dear Amazon Customer,

Thanks for submitting a customer review on Amazon. Your review could not be posted to the website in its current form. While we appreciate your time and comments, reviews must adhere to the following guidelines:
http://www.amazon.com/review-guidelines

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Between Love and War by Sheri Verlarde

Release Date June 27, 2015

Ancient gods and mythology have long been a fascination of mine. I read every mythology book I could find as a child/teen. Never did I think that one day I would be writing about gods in some of my stories and having said stories actually published. But with the Gods Behaving Badly series that is exactly what is happening, I am actually getting paid to write about misbehaving gods! How cool is that? I still don’t quite believe it myself.

This series was never intended to be a series. It all started with Looted, which originally was going to be a standalone short about Aphrodite living in the modern world as an art thief. I was working in an art museum at the time and became fascinated with all the great art heists in history. As I began to write the story though, it became very evident that the characters had a lot more to say and that is how Stealing Hearts came to be. The more I wrote about Aphrodite (who goes by Sophia now, just so you know), the more other gods started to bug me to tell their story as well.

Ares makes an appearance in Stealing Hearts and he was the first to demand his own story be told, hence Between Love and War, the love story between Ares and Mania. Of course the mythology nerd is loving this series, I do take some liberties, but I am pulling from ancient myths for my inspiration. Gods in modern times are just so much fun to write about! I am already three books in, but some many more gods are talking to me. Poseidon just showed up in Between Love and War. Eros/Cupid has a story to tell from Stealing Hearts. (Incidentally Aphrodite and Eros’ daughter are in Lost Souls, a fallen angel story in the Gods Behaving Badly world). Athena needs to make an appearance. Hera I am sure will show up. And Zeus, well he won’t stand for getting none of the attention. Who else will speak to me from their myths and beg to come into our time? Who knows, I am just going along for the ride! That is half the fun of being an author.

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After the Fall, Ares spent a thousand years searching for his lost love Mania. Thinking he had lost her forever, he settled into the life of a mercenary here on earth. Then the fates, and his sister the goddess of love, showed him Mania was alive and well. He travels to London hoping to regain what he had thought lost forever.

Mania had spent a millennia as a wraith of madness before slowly starting to rebuild herself into a new and independent woman. Art had been her outlet and her savior. Then one night her world is turned upside down when her old love walks back into her life. Can she love him again and still remain the woman that she had become?

Unbeknownst to both of them a mysterious organization is lurking in the background and threatening to unravel the lives of all the gods on earth.

EXCERPT

Sighing with relief that she hadn’t slammed the door in his face, he offered her a coffee. “I know it’s early for you, but I just couldn’t wait any longer. I spent the whole night kicking myself for the way I behaved yesterday. I was so emotional and confused I even called my sister for advice. I never call anyone for advice, let alone the goddess of love.”

“What advice did Aphrodite have?” Maia asked curiously, a slight smile playing on her face.

“To stop acting like an ass and to come and talk to you,” he admitted.

Maia actually laughed. “I always did like her. Come sit down. I really wanted to talk to you after I saw you standing outside, but you ran so fast. I tried going to your hotel as well, but they said you were no longer staying there. Your phone had been disconnected. How did you managed to disappear entirely so quickly? I was afraid I’d never see you again or get to explain what you saw.”

“And what did I see?” Ronan held his breath as he waited for an answer.

“Not something to warrant such a strong reaction, though I suppose if you had been the one who had seemingly blown me off and then I found you in the arms of another woman I would have reacted badly as well.” She took a break to sip some coffee and nibble on her croissant. Her lips were making it hard for Ronan to concentrate. All he wanted to do was capture them with his own. “My friend and business partner lost his father the other day. I spent the day before yesterday taking care of things so that he wouldn’t have to. You saw me comforting him when you stopped by. There was nothing romantic about that hug. I swear.”

“So there’s still hope for me?” Ronan asked, leaning forward, close enough to kiss her, but not daring to just yet.

“There will always be hope for you when it comes to me, Ronan. I’ve always loved you…”

He didn’t need to hear any more. He leaned in and captured her lips, kissing her like he wished he had at her opening. He knew he shouldn’t push her, that he should pull away and give Maia the space his sister advised, but the magic, love, and lust swirling around as he kissed her wouldn’t let him. He had been searching for this ever since the fall and he had lost his one true love. Now that he had her again he didn’t know if he could ever let her go. The good news was that Maia wasn’t fighting or trying to pull back. Instead she leaned into the kiss, moaning softly. That was all the encouragement that he needed. He grabbed Maia and pulled her closer, lifting her easily and settling her on his lap. She wrapped her arms around his neck, never breaking their kiss.

 

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Sheri Velarde, lives in New Mexico with her fiancé and their two dogs.

Being an avid reader since an early age, she has wanted to be a writer for as long as she can remember. She has been writing all her life, but only recently started to actually try to pursue her dream of writing for a living. She specializing in paranormal romance and erotic romance.

She is constantly putting out new material with various publisher, so it is best to keep up with her on her website http://www.sherivelarde.weebly.com.

In her spare time Sheri is an artist, jewelry designer, and freelance non-fiction writer.

 

 

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Unbridled Pursuit, Novak Springs Book 2 Release

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Vitoria Miene lives in New York—on the opposite side of the country as her best friend. After careful thought, she decides to pack everything up and move to Seattle. There is only one problem with her plan—Wes Novak. He hates her and does everything in his power to make her miserable.

Wes has never detested anyone as much as he does Vitoria. He believes she is evil incarnate. If she wasn’t best friends with his brother’s fiancée, he’d never have to see her again. Unfortunately he sees more of her than he wants to. So much so, he is starting to have trouble keeping his hands off her.

Wes and Tori fight every step of the way. They combust in each other’s arms as much as they bicker. Can they stop battling long enough to find the one thing they both want—love?

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Scandalous Intentions by Amanda Mariel

Scandalous Intentions
Amanda Mariel
Release Date: June 18, 2015
Publisher: Three Worlds Press

When faced with losing his inheritance, notorious rake Lord Julian Luvington sets his sights on Lady Sara. She’s as respectable as they come, just what his father ordered. But the lady shall not be easily won.

She’s determined to marry for love or not at all, and she’ll do anything to obtain the freedom granted to men. A blackguard like Lord Luvington could destroy her hard-won reputation, but marriage to him also offers her the opportunities she can’t achieve on her own. What’s a lady to do?

When Lord Luvington refuses to abandon his pursuit, Lady Sara proposes an arrangement. Only the price may be more than either bargained for. Lady Sara could lose more than her social standing and Julian could lose his heart.

Sarah pushed out a sigh as Lord Luvington lead her toward a stone bench nestled among the lush green hedge.

“Shall we sit for a moment? I wish to explain.” He pressed his arm against her hand then loosened it again.

She looked away. “Very well. Though I cannot imagine what you might say to change things.” Sarah hesitated for a moment, reluctant to release her grip on him before she lowered herself onto the bench. The stone’s cool exterior seeped through her skirts, a welcome contrast to the warmth radiating through her. She rested one hand on her lap and waved her fan with the other.

Lord Luvington positioned himself on the bench a smidgen closer than was proper, angling himself so that he faced her. The fresh spring scents of foliage and flowers took on a heady intensity. She stared fixedly at the hedge in front of her. Her face flamed though she could not credit it to the heat of the atmosphere.

She needed to take control of the situation before it swept her away. “Speak your piece and be done with it. I do not wish to linger here over long.” He flashed a toe-curling grin just before she glanced away.

“What I said in the park was the truth. Is the truth. But there is more to it than just my need of a respectable wife.”

“Do tell.” She lowered her fan to her lap, its ribbons trailing in the breeze, and locked her gaze with his.

“I have come to care for you, admire you, even. You’re a fascinating and attractive woman.”

She plucked at her satin skirts as the heat climbed back into her face.

“It is true that I will not inherit the duchy without a proper society wife. It is the very reason I began looking for one. I shall not deny it, but nor is it the reason I continue to pursue you.” He reached up and brushed a curl that had escaped her bonnet away from her cheek.

His fingers left a tingling trail in their wake, and something inside Sarah began to crumble. She glanced down at the path they had just walked.

“I would like the chance to make this right. Allow me to court you, Lady Sarah. Let us discover if there might be something real between us.”

She glanced at him, unsure how to respond. Her mind screamed no, but her heart and soul begged for him. She wanted to reach out and run her hand across his strong jaw, feel his lips pressed against hers, discover what it felt like to be in his arms.

“Spend the rest of the party in my company, Lady Sarah. Grant me one afternoon to change your mind.”

A wave of tingles ran down her and congregated in her abdomen at his smile. This was dangerous, and she knew it. And yet…

 Ms. Mariel has an interesting way of weaving words that draws you into her book. She did a fabulous job with book 1, Scandalous Endeavors and continued on with the second book in the series, Scandalous Intentions. The second book brings you Lady Sarah’s story. Lady Sarah is Amelia’s best friend (Scandalous Endeavors). Sarah has a different approach to society’s expectations and doesn’t actually want to cause a scandal. Lord Luvington pulls her into his web and before she knows it she’s skating a very fine line–and she’s not to happy about it either.
This is a fabulous book. Julian and Sarah both have their own reasons for seeking a relationship with each other–but at the same time they can’t resist wanting more than they asked for. The constant battle of wills makes it more titillating when ever they cross paths. Their dialogue is full of witty banter that keeps you turning the page for more.

What I really liked about this second edition to the series was getting inside the hero’s head. It gives another layer to the story and makes it that much better. If you loved the first book you will love this one even more.

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Amanda Mariel dreams of days gone by when life moved at a slower pace. She enjoys taking pen to paper and exploring historical time periods through her imagination and the written word. Her hobbies include reading, writing, crocheting, traveling, photography, and spending time with her family. Some of Amanda Mariel’s favorite places in the continental U.S. are Harper’s Ferry West Virginia and Sea Brook New Hampshire. She loves the history that surrounds them and visits every chance she gets.
Amanda Mariel lives along the Lake Huron shore line in northern Michigan with her husband and two kids. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts Degree with a concentration in literature and has a long standing love affair with sugary junk food.

Cover Reveal: This Means War by A.M. Wray

Blurb:
Smooth…
Classy… Professional… Sexy…
All words that Taylor would
have used to describe her dream employer, Alexander Stone – CEO of
Stone Literary Agency. That is, until she met him. Now there are much
different words coming to mind…
Overgrown Man-child.
Her
incredibly serious, professional demeanor clashes with Alexander’s
sweetness and vibrant sense of humor and he loves to get her angry.
He just can’t seem to wait to hear the next terrible thing she’ll
say to him. Taylor, however, isn’t one to back down and Alexander
manages to bring out her own dark humor as her need to get even with
him at every turn gets the better of her.
The game only barely
gets started when she gets a little friendly advice that she can’t
seem to shake. Things begin to change for Taylor and she begins to
find the girl that she used to be. The more these changes take place,
the more her life seems to spiral out of her control.
When her
secrets catch up with her as trouble comes knocking, everyone she
loves is put in danger. Taylor’s life is threatened and she learns
that Alexander has some secrets of his own. Maybe he isn’t just the
sexy yet silly, unprofessional man-child she once thought him to be
after all…
A.M Wray is a pen name by the fabulous author, Candy Crum. Candy
Crum is the author of The Eternal Series (The Eternal Gift, The
Eternal Echo) as well as the creator of  The Dark Compendiums (The
Withering Darkness), anthologies focusing on the work of
“yet-to-be-known” authors as a way to give back to those
who helped her. She lives with her two amazing, ornery boys in
Indiana and spends the majority of her time playing with her kids,
writing, reading, or listening to music.
Want to keep up with Candy Crum and all of her writings? Checkout her stalker links below.
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Crum – @theeternalgift
A.M.
Wray – @AM_Wray
Looking for something to read? Check out the many different books by Candy Crum.

Memorial Day Sale! Broken Pearl $.99

FBSaleBannerI am excited to announce that for the next four days my book, Broken Pearl will be on sale for only $.99. That’s a $4 dollar discount. So buy it while you can! Come Tuesday it will be back at $4.99. This is a great opportunity for those that have wanted it, but couldn’t afford the full price tag.

If you do take advantage of this awesome sale I’d love to hear what you thought of the book. Reviews are always welcome and any opinion is helpful. So buy it, read it, and please consider leaving a review.

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For those that do not know what Broken Pearl is about her is some more information

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Blurb

The year is 1941 and paradise is a way of life in Hawaii. For Rebecca O’Shea things couldn’t be more perfect.  She has her dream career as a naval nurse, and is in love with the man of her dreams—it seems she has it all.

An empathic gift she’s had all her life starts to grow, showering her with emotions and premonitions that suggest a great darkness is near. Just when she thinks she cannot take anymore her guardian, Joel, arrives to help her.

Rebecca’s life is thrown into chaos when war hits Hawaii’s shore. As the Japanese bomb her home, her gift explodes within her. Loss and pain become her new way of life. She abandons all hope and shuts down her empathic abilities. With bodies littering the hospitals and seas, her calling as a nurse is put to good use, but her heart remains unreachable. Can she find her way out of the blackness and accept her true fate? Or will the prevailing death and destruction of war consume her?

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Excerpt

“Good, I don’t have to come in and wake you up.”

“Don’t be absurd, or creepy. I do have roommates who wouldn’t appreciate your perversions.”

A small chuckle rolled through his lips. “You say it like it’s a bad thing. I promise I don’t have any strange obsessions you need to be concerned with. Everything we do is necessary. You just might not like it much.”

“You are not building a solid reason for me to continue on with this farce. Keep talking, and I will turn back around to go inside. I’ll leave my fate to chance.”

“Bad call, Becs. But it is yours to make. I’m heading out now, if you still want my help than follow me. I have several ideas where you can begin to gain some control over your gift.”

Rebecca wanted to smack him on the head. She doubted the reason she hit him would actually register. No use bothering to do something when it would prove futile. The arrogant jerk did have a bad habit of being right. She did need his help. Hating to admit it aloud, she kept her mouth shut and forced herself to walk after him.

They walked for several minutes until they reached a secluded beach. As she inspected her surroundings, she realized they were standing next to a breathtaking lagoon. There were rocky cliffs with over hanging vegetation on the far end. Red coral creepers twisted in thick green vines across the cliffs. A coral reef skimmed around the edge, separating it into a separate body of water, a clear blue crystal sparkling beneath the bright sun. Orchids, blushing purple and pink, grew along the edge. Their perfume, a sweet and clean aroma, tickled her nose.

“Is that a coral reef? It’s hard to be certain gazing across the lagoon. The water is clear enough, though. I think it is one shining from the bottom. I would love to go swimming in there and see all the underwater structures and sea creatures. I love places like this.” Rebecca stared out across the water with her hand resting on her forehead, shading the sun from her eyes.

“I believe it is. I haven’t had the satisfaction of checking it out myself yet. I chose this place to work because it’s secluded and no one should disturb us.”

Rebecca lowered her hand and glanced at Joel. His gaze seized by the beauty of the paradise before him, his eyes mirroring the color of the water. He shook his head and turned to her. The easy smile once again on his face.

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Cover Reveal: Scandalous Intentions by Amanda Mariel

 Scandalous
Intentions
Amanda
Mariel
Pre-Order Date: June 11, 2015
Release
Date: June 18, 2015
Publisher:
Three Worlds Press
Lady
Sarah wants the freedom granted to men, but her only hope is a
notorious rake out to keep his inheritance at any cost. Neither
counted on falling in love.
 
 
 
Amanda
Mariel dreams of days gone by when life moved at a slower pace. She
enjoys taking pen to paper and exploring historical time periods
through her imagination and the written word. Her hobbies include
reading, writing, crocheting, traveling, photography, and spending
time with her family. Some of Amanda Mariel’s favorite places in the
continental U.S. are Harper’s Ferry West Virginia and Sea Brook New
Hampshire. She loves the history that surrounds them and visits every
chance she gets.
Amanda
Mariel lives along the Lake Huron shore line in northern Michigan
with her husband and two kids. She holds a Master of Liberal Arts
Degree with a concentration in literature and has a long standing
love affair with sugary junk 
food.