Monthly Archives: May 2014

BLITZ – Hot Bodies by Jill Elaine Hughes

Fresh off her bestselling launch of her last boxed set (Knights and Kink Romance Boxed Set), indie author Jill Elaine Hughes is releasing another 99-cent boxed set: HOT BODIES: THE COMPLETE VITAL SIGNS EROTIC ROMANCE TRILOGY.

Unlike some other boxed sets, this one will ALWAYS be priced at just 99 cents. This isn’t a short-term promo sale that will disappear, this is a PERMANENT hot deal! Over 165,000 words of reading pleasure for less than a buck!

About HOT BODIES BOXED SET:

THREE FULL-LENGTH, LINKED NOVELS FOR ONLY 99 cents! Hot, Sexy Southern Romance! 

Tagline: Nurses and doctors find the high-pressure hospital environment a perfect breeding ground for hot sex and romance.

Joanna, a nurse at Covington Community Hospital falls for the new surgeon, Dr. Wilkinson. Joanna’s colleague Shirley has her eyes set on Dr. Wilkinson, too. The romantic rival lands Joanna in sticky situations. The hospital’s new stud and first male nurse Billy falls for the shy, virginal nurse Dana. Each book in the VITAL SIGNS trilogy is based on characters that work together at Covington Community Hospital in rural North Carolina and in its big-city rival hospital, University Hospital in Raleigh, NC. Hot surgeons, hotter nurses, secret pregnancies, backstabbing exes, high-drama divorce battles, and lots of jockeying for power and position at a small-town hospital. GRAY’S ANATOMY meets DALLAS! Alpha males and sultry heroines galore.


Hot Medicine (Book 1) 

Sex in Southern City (Book 2) 
Prescription for Passion (Book 3)


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Follow the Author:

Twitter: @JillEHughes
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4 Of my favorites are up for awards!! Go vote now!!!!

A new award from Indie Author Land!!!

They’re putting together 50 Books Worth Reading. People can vote through May 18. This is what Indie Author Land says about it:

Love them or hate them, traditional publishers acted as bouncers at the door to authorship and represented a seal of approval that readers trusted. We believe they abused this power, and we are pleased that the indie revolution is leading us into a post-publisher age. However, readers need reassuring. Who will tell them if a novel is any good?

You. Us. Other book-lovers.

And so, 5000 of you nominated your favorite self-published novels of the past year in our quest to find the 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading (2013/14). From your nominations we’ve created 10 shortlists (representing the main genres). We would like you to vote on which books in each shortlist should make the final 50!

http://www.indieauthorland.com/vote-50-self-published-books-worth-reading-201314-2/

4 books I have reviewed and LOVED have made the shortlists in 4 different categories!! Thank goodness, because I am not sure I could choose between them! Check them out below!

Vote for Arielle Immortal Awakening – Paranormal

Vote for Between Boyfriends – Comedy

Vote for Spellbound in His Arms – Romance

Vote for Swimming Upstream – Literary

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – November Foxtrot (Book 2 Rhythm of the Heart Series) by Scarlett Jade!!

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Book 2 in the Rhythm of the Heart Series. Book 1, September Tango, is free on ALL platforms!

Zoe is left all alone in Colorado when Calvin returns to Afghanistan. And now, as the weeks pass, she has a secret…a secret that could crumble the precarious foundation of their relationship. As Christmas comes one shock after another leaves everything hanging in the balance… Life, death, and hope…Will they be able to ring in the New Year in happiness, or will the holidays be ruined?

My Thoughts

I really, really, REALLY love this series! It’s just so very real and honest. We are with Zoe as she battles the loneliness and depression of being in a strange place with no one while Calvin is in Afghanistan. It’s not pretty or romantic; it is how I imagine I would be if my husband was serving. You have a bone deep pride that he would serve his country, but the worry and loneliness is crippling.

The other thing I love about this series is that there is not a huge cliff hanger at the end. Yes we definitely want to know what happens to the couple, but we still get an OK for now ending. Thank you Scarlett Jade for not ripping out my heart! J I am absolutely on the edge of my seat for February Waltz!!

Grab November Foxtrot today and remember that the first book September Tango is FREE!!!

NOVEMBER FOXTROT

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SEPTEMBER TANGO Book 1 Rhythm Of The Heart Series

SEPTEMBER TANGO IS FREE EVERWHERE!

BOOK SYNOPSIS:
Recommended for 18+ due to adult language and sexual situations.

Zoe Parker and Calvin Hall grew up together in the small town of Major, Alabama but were always separated by one person, his ex-girlfriend and her former best friend Callie. Zoe always loved him from afar and he never noticed her. After being gone for five years with the military he is back home and over a campfire they reconnect and sparks finally fly. Their passion runs hot and lost time is made up for as he realizes she is what he wants. Lies, deceit, and pain mar the magic they’ve made together, and through it all they realize that the one constant they have is each other. When Calvin is called back early for duty will they keep on dancing or will it simply be a September Tango?

Goodreads –
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18114756-september-tango

PURCHASE LINKS:
Amazon – http://ASIN.cc/eQUQc0
B&N – http://bit.ly/1ojDSLS

GIVEAWAY

Scarlett Jade and blogger Not Everyone’s Mama are celebrating 4000 likes by giving away a $40 Amazon gift card. More than 40 authors and bloggers (and an editor) came together to add almost 70 other prizes for you to win! Ends 5/11/14 midnight CST.

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ABOUT SCARLETT JADE

Scarlett Jade is just a small town girl with big dreams who loves to write. She has always been found from a young age with her brow furrowed, scribbling words on paper or her nose in a book. Now that she is grown, life isn’t much different, she still scribbles words, but mostly on the computer, and her nose is permanently glued to e-books! She is married to the man of her dreams, her real life knight in shining armor and Prince Charming and has one son who is the apple of her eye. You can typically find her playing in the dirt with her son, toying with her indoor vegetable garden, or snuggled on the couch with her dog Peanut Butter, reading a good book. She loves chocolate, thinks coffee should be a religion, and loves to make people laugh with her quirky sense of humor. She is bold, brazen, and even been told she’s ballsy, but she doesn’t mind, she takes it in stride. She has a huge passion for all things paranormal and spicy love stories that leave you turning the pages and dying to slide between the sheets of the next book!

CONNECT WITH SCARLETT JADE

http://scarlettjade.blogspot.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ScarlettJadeWriter
https://twitter.com/OScarlettJadeO
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7104091.Scarlett_Jade
https://plus.google.com/117820634319126439410/posts

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REVIEW – Is This All There Is? by Patricia Mann

ITATICoverBlurb

Beth Thomas’ seemingly perfect life is about to take a detour. At thirty-five, she’s married to her college sweetheart, has two adorable kids, and finds fulfillment teaching part time at the local university.

But when a friend persuades her to go dancing on a rare night out, a chance meeting with a handsome former student changes the course of her life. Loud music, too much to drink, and the thrill of feeling young again lead to an unforgettable kiss that was never supposed to happen. Beth feels wanted again, listened to, cared for, but she knows it’s wrong.

She tries to put the memory behind her, but he pursues her, drawing Beth back to temptation. As she travels deeper into Dave’s world, Beth struggles to choose between what her mind says is right and what she truly craves.

My thoughts

This book raises so many conflicting feelings!! Let me begin by saying this book is an amazing piece of literature. The writing style was so smooth and logical. I love a book like this because I can really focus on the characters and get inside the story. And oh what a story it was.

So…..I don’t know how you feel about adultery, but I am against it. I know there are some out there that don’t have strong feelings one way or another, but I have pretty strong beliefs about it. That being said, I was able to empathize with Beth and see how and why this was happening to her. I don’t think there is a better feeling than having a author that can take something I am so passionate about (no pun intended J) and bring me around to her way of thinking. This was HUGE for me. I was worried I would not be able to get over my feelings on the matter and really feel the character.

By the end I was thankful for Beth, but mad at her too. It was interesting. I have literally been sitting on this book for a while now because I couldn’t quit put my feelings together about it. There is not a doubt in my mind that I loved this book and I would recommend it to ANY WOMAN (maybe even some men). You need to sit down and push everything else away and really dig into this book!

BUY NOW!!

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