Saturday, 28 February 2015

Isobelle Cate - author spotlight




Gracie Sinclair just wants life to return to normal. 

Now a widow and picking up the pieces after the death of her husband, she delves into her work, seeking a new normal, until she bumps into a handsome stranger who derails her orderly life, completely.

Luke can’t wait for the week to be over. Having built an engineering company into a multi-million pound enterprise in record time, he feels...empty. Nothing satisfies him anymore, not even having weekenders in his bed. But when he bumps into a woman—literally—on his way out of a bar, realizing she is his last meeting before he goes on holiday, his plan of staying away from relationships takes a nose dive. He wants Gracie Sinclair.

Gracie learned a long time ago how insincere love can be, so when Luke decides to become part of her life, she tosses up every obstacle to dissuade him until he breaks down her walls and makes her realize that her life can only be complete with Luke by her side.

However, something sinister from Luke’s past threatens the happiness they have struggled to find. If he concedes, he will become criminally liable and lose everything. 

If he refuses, he loses Gracie’s heart…


As they walked away from the bar, Gracie allowed the air she didn't know she was holding to whoosh out of her lungs. She shook her head as if in a daze. Good God, she was definitely needy all right! No surprise there. It was mostly work and home for her with the occasional drinks after work with Matt. She hardly took notice of men's interest in her, if any. But this man, in his impeccably cut suit with eyes that looked at her as though she was the only woman in the room, was causing her body to react in ways that made her want to be fucked underneath the lamplight, out in the cold, knowing the heat of sex would adequately warm her.
Gracie gave out a ragged sigh. This was getting too dangerous. And for God's sake, he was younger than she was, she castigated herself silently.

"This way." She had to clear her throat when her voice came out raspy.

They walked in silence with Gracie leading the way to where she parked her car. She didn't even know his name, which was probably better. What if he was a rapist? Or a serial killer?

Or both?

She balked at the thought. She didn't need to add to her problems by daydreaming about a stranger, whose name could just get stuck in her mind, affecting her with the last song syndrome. Even if he was a potential threat.

She fished her car keys from her bag as they neared her car. The keys spoke protruded in between her third and forefingers in case he did something stupid. She beeped the locks open before turning to him to get the folders out of his arms.

"Fold the seat so that I can put these in the back."

The way he ordered her should have grated on her nerves. It didn't. It should have scared her. The effect was the opposite. She couldn't understand why suddenly she wanted him to take the lead. To let go of her control to him.

Damn, where did that come from? 

Reluctantly, she pressed the release button to bring the driver's seat forward. She readjusted the seat after he deposited the folders inside.

"Thank you." A short smile graced her mouth. "I really appreciate it."

"It's not a problem." He extended his hand. His long tapered fingers were sexy, making Gracie wonder what it would be like to have those fingers trail against her skin, her body. Would her skin ripple underneath his touch? Or was this her imagination blowing it all out of proportion? Oh God, this was so not right! Was she so sex-starved that she even considered having sex with a possible threat? He must have noticed her hesitation because the next thing he said brought a flush of embarrassment to her cheeks.

"I'm not going to bite." The side of his mouth curved upward, amusement in his voice. "I'm not a rapist either."

"I didn't say you were." Gracie retorted, feeling herself redden more.

"You didn't have to."

She stopped to look at him. The deep timbre of his voice oozed like dark honey across her skin. Holy crap. He was sex personified. The subject of her fantasies during the lonely nights that had become so much a part of her life. Underneath the street lamps, his hair was thick and dark. A dark brown, maybe? His chiselled face with those deep blue eyes, complimented by a firm mouth with a slightly fuller bottom lip had Gracie wanting to suck on it.

With a sigh, she extended her hand. What was the harm in putting her hand on his? It was just a handshake. But the moment his hand enveloped hers, something warm and sensual gave a low buzz through her. The sparks that started from her fingertips, to her palm and into her nerves gave her a jolt. His handshake was firm, no problem with that. But why, oh why, did she think it was also erotic? She looked down at their hands. Her hand encased in his, his fingers curled around her mound of Venus, her imagination going wild. She shivered. How could a simple handshake tease the carnal gland buried in her neurons, coaxing it to the surface when it was already past its 'use by' date?

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Isobelle Cate is a woman who wears different masks. Mother-writer, wife-professional, scholar-novelist. Currently living in Manchester, she has been drawn to the little known, the secret stories, about the people and the nations: the English, the Irish, the Scots, the Welsh, and those who are now part of these nations whatever their origins. Her vision and passion are fuelled by her interest and background in history and paradoxically, shaped by growing up in a clan steeped in lore, loyalty, and legend. 

Isobelle is intrigued by forces that simmer beneath the surface of these cultures, the hidden passions, unsaid desires, and yearnings unfulfilled.

Friday, 27 February 2015

If I Could - cover reveal


Daniela has lost everything and is all alone in the world…or is she? After her mother’s death, her life begins to unravel. Will the brown box she finds in a closet answer those questions to her mother’s mysterious Romanian past? Desperate for answers, and with nothing else to lose, she begins her search. Why was her mother forced to leave Romania when she was nineteen and pregnant? Where was her family? Who was Dani’s father? Does that brown box hold the answers to her mother’s past… and Dani’s future?

One More Breath - blog tour


Title: One More Breath

Author: Delaney Williams

Release Date: February 22, 2015



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Sometimes, in the middle of the night, or the calm after a big storm, when the world seems new and fresh, when one can feel the rightness of the world falling into place, I forget. This is my favorite time; this is the point between old and new and the fresh and used. It is that point when I can pretend that I too am fresh and new. I can stand in the rain and shower off the old me, shedding it like the skin of a snake; with it goes the terrors and pain and I am left fresh. For a time. Then, I look down and see the scars, feel the terror and smell the fear. Yes, fear has a smell, a very distinct, very real smell. I am sure it is a different smell for everyone; for me it is lemons, coppery lemons. The fear I smell the most though is one that brings most peace.  And the sounds, oh the sounds that come screaming back into my head. They don’t leave. They never leave. They come screaming back, fast and furious, like a Japanese bullet train. Always on course, always on time. They crush me with the weight of the fear they bring with them. I have to escape. I need release; it is why I run in these early hours, in the rain and storms that other people stay out of.

I dress in my running gear and open myself up to the cathartic release I get from lacing up my shoes and I step out the door. I know I can’t out run my past.  I know I cannot escape the fears and pain, or erase the scars, but I can forget for a time. I can find that release. With each pounding footstep I feel calmer. I feel the terrors of my dreams fade and I can see the new day rising. What was done was doneI cannot change that. I am a new person now. New face, new name, new life. The run clears my mind and as I reach the end, the clearing of Aspens, with leaves now turning, looking golden and on fire in the early morning sun; I feel renewed. I love these mountains and their glorious, ever-changing beauty. The trees can be at once skeletal remains and yet grow, not giving in to nature, to become the beautiful fireballs before me, an amazing creation I am currently standing in awe of. Proof that life goes on; it continues. The world turns, the sun rises and sets and no one will remember what once was. Out of breath and energy, I lay down in the meadow and watch the sun continue its rise, preparing myself for another day. A day spent hiding myself yet being the most free I have ever been at the same time. Today, I start again...



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Ander has spent his entire life trying to forget his past indescretions. He owns the best tattoo shop in town and works himself the the bone. Hen ever lefts anyone, even co-workers, near him.

So when small, scarred, shy, and broken Leire comes into his shop and requests his work, it begins to feel like fate may have interviened

Can these two broken souls help heal each other?

Can Ander and Leire endure even more heartbreak and come out stronger and together? 

Will they get one more breathe and will it be for these two lovers?


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Dark Thief - blog tour

 Blog Tour 

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Dark Thief Book 2 in The Two Sides Of Me Series

Author: Amy Lynn Garcia

Hosted By: Bloggers From Down Under

Blog Tour: 26th of February to 1st of March

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Love born of tragedy never lasts that’s what they say. Right? There will never be a more unlikely pair than Evan Lawson and Mia Galloway. Two people who come from very different worlds, but sharing one thing in common, dark terrifying pasts. After a fatal car accident Evan is offered up by a co - worker to Mia as the ultimate patient. They fall for each other in a very unusual way smashing down the barriers of unconsciousness. But this isn’t an easy love; no this is a love of manipulation, passion and possessiveness. The terror of Mia’s past, combined with Evan’s alpha male personality and mysterious unknown history, cause Mia to spiral into a depression that nearly drives her over the edge. When Evan has had enough of Mia’s fears and failing health he decides to take matters into his own hands. But will he be to late? Has someone from one of their pasts done the unthinkable? Mia is drugged and taken from her hospital bed. Floating in and out of consciousness she desperately attempts to understand where she’s being taken and what the hell is going on.

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Amy Lynn Garcia 

I am Amy Lynn Garcia, daughter, sister, cousin, mother, nurse, grandma…no..nocall me Mimi I’m too young to be a grandma, writer and friend. We are all something to someone, and I love all the hats I wear in my life. I was born in 1969 which is where I lay blame to my compulsion to write erotica and romance, wink. That makes me…uh…yea 45, no way really? My mind is still very young but not naive I’ve seen a lot and experienced more, you may think I don’t know what’s going on but be assured this Mama knows what’s up! I enjoy creating characters that have something people can relate to, who are real, addictive and intriguing. Love has always been a desire just out of my reach, as it is for many people. I believe that is what draws me into stories with superb happily ever afters. I want to connect with people on that level, let them know they aren’t alone, that love can triumph over all, we all long for that special one that takes our breath away. 

My Biography simply put is this,  I am a mother of 5 daughters, born and raised in Iowa, and no I don’t see farm animals on a daily basis, just at the state fair once a year. I live in the suburbs, just a mom trying to make it and support her children. Divorced once, and another long term relationship failed as well.  I feel that qualifies me to write about relationship pain and disappointment. I worked a million retail jobs, was a receptionist in many hair salons, and attended college off and on for years before I finally settled down and went to college to become a nurse. Doing things the hard way is my speciality, point proven, I waited until I had 5 young daughters, one only 6 weeks old to go back to college. As much as nursing is my career, writing is my passion. Being creative has sparked a fire within me that is now burning out of control, ideas and characters flow from my mind constantly and unfortunately, when I’m driving or mowing the grass with no pen or paper. My ultimate goal when I write is to help my reader feel something, if your heart skips a beat, if you shed a tear, connect with my characters or if you can’t wait for the next in my series then I consider it mission accomplished!

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Their Stepsister - new release


Their Stepsister
Sweet, innocent, virginal Sarah had never once stopped thinking about her stepbrothers since she left for college. Identical in looks but opposites in personality, the twins were everything Sarah wanted in a lover.

Now that sexy little Sarah was home for good, twins Luke and Logan could no longer fight the pull and keep away from her. She'd grown into a beautiful young woman. She had curves that made their mouths water and a body made for two men. Evidently years in the Marines and away from Sarah hadn't curbed their lust or obsession.

It was time for Luke and Logan to make a move. It was time for Sarah to learn who she belonged to. She was theirs - heart, body and soul.

Warning! Only for readers above 18, this book contains insta-love, taboo romance, menage and double penetration at its dirtiest. Proceed with caution.

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The room is dark with only the moonlight streaming in through the window to guide me. I move to the far wall that connects my stepsister’s room to mine and lean against it. It’s cool against my ear and I can hear movement in the next room. It’s beyond fucked up, but I need to listen. I have to know if she’s touching herself. I hate how weak this makes me, but she’s more important right now.

In my mind she’s got those milky thighs spread wide and her little fingers are teasing down her stomach towards her pussy. I rub my hands over the front of my pants and press on my growing erection. I close my eyes tightly and will myself to pull away from the wall, but I can’t. I keep rubbing my hand up and down, trying to find relief in that simple touch. I stop abruptly when I hear some shuffling. Then – sweet heaven – I hear a soft moan.

Fuck it.

Immediately I undo my belt and open my pants. I don’t give a damn how pathetic this is, it’s the only thing I’ve got. I press my ear harder to the wall and envision her digits tickling her clit. My right hand runs down the length of my dick while my left cups my balls I’m so goddamn wound up from thinking of fucking little Sarah I can’t stand it.

I can hear quiet sounds coming from her room and I stroke myself harder. I can hear her moaning and moving on the bed. It’s painful how turned on I am. I thrust my hips forward on the down strokes and tighten my hand on my balls.

I want this to hurt. I want to punish myself and my dick for my dirty thoughts of fucking my baby sister. I want to remind my body that all the nasty things I want to do to her are wrong. But the more pain I inflict on myself, the hotter it makes me. The more I try not to think of the nasty things I want to do to her, the more irresistible they become. The more I think about shoving my dick down her sweet throat, the more pre-cum leaks. The more I think about squeezing that throat while I thrust into her cunt, the more my spine tingles, and I can feel my release coming.

My forehead is sweaty and I absently realize that I’m still fully dressed with my dick in my hands and my ear to her wall. Fuck, how pathetic do I look right now?

Her moans are becoming louder and more urgent, and I know she must be ready. I speed up because in my mind I’m coming with her. In her. I imagine one hand is on her breast, plucking at her nipple. I can picture her other hand between her legs, her fingers working faster and faster. I can almost smell the juices from her pussy dripping down between her ass cheeks and wetting the bed. I would give anything to lick it up and not waste a single drop.

The pressure peaks and releases, and I come in a thick stream that runs over my cock and my hand. I use it as lube to work every last bit of my orgasm out of me. I hear Sarah let out a shout on the other side of the wall, causing more cum to leak out of my cock. I look down to see my hands covered in cum. I’m sweaty, sticky, and still horny as fuck.

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The Trouble with Marrying a Movie Star - blog tour

Title: The Trouble with Marrying a Movie Star

Series: Red Carpet #2

Author: Z.N. Willett

Genre: Adult, Contemporary Romance

Release: September 22, 2014




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Her most desired fantasies were finally being fulfilled, but at what cost?


Alexandria Moore's dreams have come true since she met actor Andrew Hughes. 

Yet, when it’s revealed that he is her muse, will it cause them to grow closer, or shatter the dream into a figment of her imagination?


Will her reality survive the fantasy she has created?


They have already overcome distance, adversity, jealousy and misunderstandings. Can their relationship survive public scrutiny, old flames, insecurities and now deception?



Flashes of bright lights so blinding, that when you close your eyes, all you see is bursts of light under your lids. Your ears begin to ring, as they try to decipher the loud voices that are screaming and yelling at you, until everything becomes a mumbled blur.


Even though I could feel Andrew's hand as he pulled me through the crowd of paparazzi, at moments, I felt enclosed and alone. I felt somewhat alarmed by the frenzy of reporters that we had to walk past as we hurried to the ticket counter. I struggled to look up as camera flashes continued to assault my senses. This is what it feels like to have your picture taken without your consent—not knowing where it was going, or what they would do with it. Usually, it is a family member or friend on the other side of the lens. They capture a place, or time in your life that means something. You can always veto a lousy photo if you want, or laugh at the ones that have been taken. But this felt…wrong.


As we approached the counter, there was a woman in a red jacket that instantly greeted us. "I called security, Mr. Hughes." Andrew nodded, and greeted her with a handshake. 


"Thank you. My Security Director wanted to leave someone with us, but I insisted that we would be fine."


Andrew looked at me apologetically. "My girlfriend has caused quite a stir," Andrew said, squeezing my hand tightly as he tried to make light of the situation. 


She nodded in understanding. "Let’s get you two checked in, and I will escort you to the plane." She signaled to someone behind us. "It looks as if security has arrived."


I turned and saw four large men in uniform. One stood directly behind us while the other three directed the paparazzi to stay back.


Andrew asked for my passport and the agent checked us in. You could hear the shutters of the cameras capturing this mundane act. I turned my head, getting a better look at the men. When we had first stepped out of the taxi, I had shielded my eyes from the blinding lights as Andrew stressed to keep my head down. "Don't look at them, say nothing!" he shouted as he guided me along.


My anxiety grew at that thought, and suddenly, I felt light-headed. "Andrew…"


He turned his head, seeing my distress, and came to me immediately. "Andria, what is it?"


His eyes showed so much concern. Sadly, I wanted this…well, not this per se, but I had pushed for Andrew and me to be a real couple. Yet, I started to wonder if I might have bitten off more than I could chew.



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Z.N. Willett is the girl who has seen more than she has ever wanted; yet decided to add to that world by writing Hollywood romances. A northern girl, but a southerner at heart, loving anything and everything about love and romance. So much that once upon a time she had a career as a wedding and events coordinator. When Z.N. decided to do something she was passionate about, she added her love for travel to the mix. An avid shoeaholic, deep down she's a sappy romantic who happens to believe that love can truly conquer all.



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Shades of Kink - blog tour


Title: Shades of Kink: From Alphas to Masters
Authors: Pamela Ann, Ella Dominguez, Nelle L’Amour, S.E. Lund, C D Reiss, Arianna Richmonde, Talyn Scott, & Gina Whitney
Genre: Erotic Romance
Release Date: February 12, 2015
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Can't get enough of Fifty Shades of Grey? Then this white-hot collection is for you. Eight New York Times, USA Today, and Amazon Bestselling authors bring you the best of their steamy erotic romances, filled with sinfully sexy doms, masters, and alphas and the women who love them.
Bartered by Pamela Ann
I was a connoisseur of beautiful things, women included. I had not just one, but three—all exotic, stunning, and would do anything I asked. My life was perfect...until a little minx came along. The second our eyes clashed, the animal in me ignited, and I was challenged with something risky. For the very first time in my life, I knew a woman could be anything, nothing…or everything.
Pamela Ann:
Pamela Ann is a New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author. She studied Fashion Marketing in United Kingdom and has a degree in Business. She has a penchant for pastries, dogs, renaissance paintings, steamy angst-filled novels, and traveling. 
Becoming Sir by Ella Dominguez
Reliable, trustworthy, loyal to a fault - Sawyer is the kind of man other men want to be; a real man's man. But behind the facade of his tough exterior and deadly silence hides a man with dark secrets. Always content to be in the shadows, now is the time of his sexual awakening. This is Sawyer's journey into becoming Dominant, Master, Sir.
Ella Dominguez:
Ella Dominguez was born and raised in a sexually repressed, strict Christian household in the bible belt of the USA. This upbringing contributed to her wicked imagination and writing has been her only outlet for her sexual fantasies. Finally, at the ripe and sexually primed age of 40, she mustered up enough courage to share her naughty thoughts and put pen to paper.
Gloria’s Secret by Nelle L’Amour
Gloria Long, the beautiful, self-made CEO of Gloria's Secret, the world's largest retailer of sexy lingerie, harbors a dark personal secret that inhibits her own sexual desires. Her powerful defenses melt when she meets Jaime Zander, the devastatingly gorgeous advertising guru, who is determined to control her both in the boardroom and bedroom.
Nelle L’Amour:
 Nelle L'Amour is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She lives in Los Angeles with her Prince Charming-ish husband, twin teenage princesses, and a bevy of royal pain-in-the-butt pets. In addition to the Gloria series, her books include the THAT MAN series, Seduced by the Park Avenue Billionaire, and Undying Love. Connect with Nelle at:
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The Agreement by S.E. Lund
Kate McDermott tells herself her interest in BDSM is just research and nothing personal. She hopes that the carefully worded agreement will keep her relationship with the Dominant she will interview strictly professional. Then 'Master D' - Drake Morgan, M.D. - walks into the interview and Kate is mortified for not only is he gorgeous, he's the son of her father's best and oldest friend. Unable to resist his determined seduction, Kate's smitten and things are going to get complicated...
S.E. Lund:
S.E. Lund lives with her family of humans and animals in a small city in Western Canada in an old house on a quiet tree-lined street. Besides writing erotic, paranormal and romantic suspense, she writes science fiction and fantasy, science fact, previous incarnation as a government analyst, advocate for climate action, plays piano, and dreams of living in a warm climate by the ocean.
Beg by CD Reiss
Jonathan Drazen is a known womanizer and a gorgeous piece of man I'm not letting into my heart. Ever.
Yeah, he's rich, beautiful, charming as hell, and he has a wit as sharp as a double-edged razor... but he's made it perfectly clear that this is a short- term thing.
We get in, get it on, get out. Done.
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CD Reiss is the USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of numerous highly rated series, including Songs of Submission, Songs of Perdition, and Songs of Corruption. Critics have called her books “poetic, “literary,” and “hauntingly beautiful.” Born in New York City, she currently resides with her family in Los Angeles.
Shades of Pearl by Arianne Richmond
Pearl Robinson is a beautiful, divorced, forty-year-old documentary producer.
Not only has she given up on love but is convinced that great sex is only something you read about. But when she meets social media billionaire, Alexandre Chevalier, French, sexy as hell, and fifteen years her junior, her world is turned upside down. Jump aboard this USA Today bestselling roller coaster ride of sex, lies, passion, and intrigue.
Arianne Richmond:
Arianne Richmonde is a USA Today bestselling author whose books include the Pearl Series, the USA Today bestseller, Stolen Grace, and The Star Trilogy. She lives in France with her handsome French husband and coterie of muddy animals. Her new book, Shards of Glass will be released in February.
Sarasota Sin by Talyn Scott
Linked by tragedy, Avery and Dylan Easton have the world at their feet, money and power at their fingertips, and a private sex club they own at their disposal. Mistresses have come and gone yet when they meet Payton Calloway, they see a woman to love, one who can tame their untamable ways and heal their tortured souls. Can she accept their past and embrace the future they want to share with her? Or will she succumb to her irresistible best friend and aspiring rock star, Noah Wyatt?
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Talyn Scott authors four Amazon Bestselling series: Fanged Romance, Six Feet Under, Sarasota Sin, and Sanibel Immortals. In the Fanged Romance Series, Sanibel Surrender is a recommended read from USA Today's article, Time For A Walk On The Darker Side With Newer Paranormals. For upcoming releases, please sign up at
Saving Abel by Gina Whitney
Abel Gunner, lead singer of Lethal Abel and Gia must face their demons before they can embrace a future together. In the end, they're faced with two choices: fight for their love or die with their demons.
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Gina Whitney, Amazon Bestselling Author of Saving Abel (Rockers Series), lives in New York with her sons PJ, Drew and new pup Luca.  You can find her most days typing furiously while shouting obscenities over her latest WIP.  When she’s not writing she can be found indulging in Pistachio ice-cream, alternative music, sunflower seeds, I.P.A.’s, Twizzlers and above all steamy, swooning, angst filled novels.  

Frank Borne - author spotlight


The Captain and The Queen 


The Captain and the Queen is a celebration of all that is New Orleans. This is not just a sweet romance, but a glimpse into the very heart of the Crescent City and gives you a chance to experience the inner workings of Mardi Gras. Baxter Edwards, the captain of a Mardi Gras Carnival krewe struggling in changing economic times, selects a celebrity, Lyle Alexander, to serve as its monarch. Baxter is convinced his choice will infuse the club with much needed vitality. But when he chooses his best friend’s college-age daughter, Claire Boudreaux, to serve as queen, Baxter is surprised when he and Claire develop feelings for one another. Their love for New Orleans unites them but their age difference threatens to keep them apart as the disapproval of family and friends presents obstacles for the cross-generational relationship. Should Baxter leave Claire alone to graduate and begin her career without the pressure of dating a man in a different phase of life? Come to the Big Easy and let the good times roll. 


Baxter noticed she was having difficulty removing the crown, which had become snarled in her golden locks.

“Ouch. Something is caught.”

“Here. Let me help you.”

He stood at her side and assisted her in untangling her hair from the ornament. She pulled bobby pins holding the hairdo tight and compact except for some wisps of curls hanging at the back of her neck. 

The motion released the crown from her coiffure, which fell with grace to her shoulders.

“Well, there you go.” Baxter took the crown from her and held it while she ran her fingers through her hair and shook her head.

“That’s much better, but I need a brush.”

“I’m sorry I didn’t go to the play. I was selfish.”

“No, it’s okay, Bax. I see what Sancus means to you.”

“I’m bad about letting the club rule my life, though. It has gotten in the way in the past. I need to change. I have to remind myself of our theme, ‘All You Need is Love.’ That’s what’s important.”

“I think you just showed the whole room a lot of love.” Baxter was captivated by Claire’s beauty and understanding, while she appreciated his sensitivity and admired his mature, yet boyish good looks. 

         He put his hand on her hip, pulling her toward him as she placed her hand on his hard chest. Claire sighed and closed her eyes, preparing for what she hoped was a long and sensual kiss. 

         However, they flinched when Kathy knocked on the door, summoning Claire so they could go home. “Yoo hoo. Claire?” 

         Her mother opened the door in time to observe the pair embracing and about to kiss, with the crown in Baxter’s hands preventing their bodies from becoming one.

“Yes, Mom?”

“Your father and I are ready to go. The crowd is pretty much gone.”

“Okay.” She took the crown from Baxter and headed for the door. “Thank you, Bax. It was a great day.”

“Thank you. They loved you.”

 Claire slipped past her mother, who gave Baxter a judgmental glance before also leaving.

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Frank Borne has authored numerous non-fiction books and short essays concerning Jefferson Parish history and politics, and served as editor of The West Bank Beacon, a good-news community newspaper, for three and a half years. In 2012, he self-published his first novel, But for the Grace of God, and in 2013, Astraea Press released his novel Fame and Misfortune. Borne serves as Chief Deputy Clerk of Court with the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court's Office in Gretna, Louisiana, where he has been employed since 1994. He graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a bachelor's degree in government and a minor in history. Borne lives in Harvey, Louisiana, with his wife Schlise.

Ensnared - blog tour



Title: Ensnared

                                                    Series: (The Life of Anna #4) 

Author: Marissa Honeycutt

Release Date: February 13th




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Everything Anna cared about is lost; the only thing left is Devin. She gives him all of herself, but even that seems too little.

As Anna realizes the truth of her Master's desire, she must decide what it is that she truly wants.


There is a subculture within our own world that you’ve only heard whispers of. The conspiracy theorists wish they knew Anna’s story. What the conspiracy theorists think they know is only disinformation, put out there to keep them from the real story.




This is not a stand-alone novel. This is the fourth of five novels that tell Anna’s story.




This book is for grownups. This book is not for people who are easily offended, get nightmares easily, or have difficulty reading books about tough subjects. I do not glorify bad things, but bad things do happen to my poor characters. This is not your typical love story. My heroine does not fall in love and live happily ever after... at least not like the typical heroine. There is a happily ever after, but it is a long, painful journey to that end.

This book will likely offend you. This book might make you cry; it might make you throw up. It is a dark book. As my friend, Heidi, said, “It’s dark. It gets darker. It gets even darker, and then it gets even more darker. And then, just when you think it can’t get any darker, it does.”

But, don’t worry. I take you to the deep end gradually. ;)

There are many sexual situations in this series of books. People die. People get hurt. Things aren’t always truly the way they appear. The antagonist isn’t just a bad guy; he’s EVIL. My heroine’s worldview is skewed; things that may appall you are perfectly normal to her.

Any violence in this book is non-gratuitous and crucial to the plot and character development.

Do not read this if you are under the age of consent in your country. Do not get angry if the subject or actual book upsets you. If you're reading this, you've been warned.


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Author bio

Marissa's story of Anna began with a dream about being kidnapped with Adam Savage from Mythbusters (Yes, really). Over the next year and a half, it morphed into the story that is now known as "The Life of Anna." She has several other stories in progress, one of which is based on her kidnapped dream.


When she's not writing or editing, Marissa is taking care of two young boys, training to be an astronaut, running her household, wrestling with gorillas, playing around on Facebook, promoting whirled peas, and busting her tush for her accounting degree. She enjoys chocolate, air conditioning in the desert's summer heat, really good strawberry margaritas, sleeping, and shopping.



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