Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Happy Pub Day - Stardust in Dixie by Beth Albright


Abigail Harper Cartwright was coming undone. As the promotions director for a Tuscaloosa radio station, a huge upcoming Mother’s Day live event could make or break her career. But at the same time, two former lovers have stumbled back into the picture turning her life upside down. 

One old boyfriend – who works for a competing radio station, seems to be out to sabotage everything she does, while another may just be her knight in shining armor. But after being dumped during a very public marriage proposal, he may not be able to give Abby a second chance. 

To make matters worse, a nosey neighbor has started an epic turf war and azalea bushes, a stolen mailbox and some front porch graffiti are the result. 

As event day draws near, the dirty tricks at work get more intense and Abby has to call on her sassy sisters to help get to the bottom of it. 

And Abby’s new/old love has another love of his own – a three year old thoroughbred horse whose name holds the secret to some long harbored feelings. 

It all culminates in some Derby Day and Mother’s Day fireworks that will get your heart pounding and tears flowing. 

National best-selling author Beth Albright does it again with this new Southern page-turner with romantic comedy, emotion, passion and laugh-out-loud humor.  Grab your best girlfriends and hang on tight for this hilarious, exciting, sassy, southern tale.

Beth Albright is the author of the award-winning, best-selling series The Sassy Belles, and the nationally best-selling series In Dixie. After spending nearly 15 years as a talk radio host in talk radio, acting as a principal character on the soap opera, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, owning her own acting school and children’s theater, and raising a son who was a nationally ranked figure skater, Beth returned to her roots; storytelling. “In the south, we are good at stories. We hold them close like fine diamonds, polish them up like precious silver, and we hand them down like a priceless heirloom to our young with the hope that they will tell our stories for us when we are buried beneath the red clay of home.” Except from Southern Exposure, Tales From My Front Porch. (Beth’s Memoirist book of essays.)
It’s just what we do down south, pass on our stories,” she says.
Though Beth has had a remarkable career, literally from New York City to Hollywood, she has never forgotten where she came from, and what she loves: The Deep South! 
Beth is also a screenwriter, a voice-over talent for commercials, and a nationally known speaker and emcee. Beth lives with her TV producer husband, award winning promotions and branding executive, Ted Ishler. Her son, graduating with Distinction from Berkeley in the top 10%, is on his way to graduate school in the fall.

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Review - What Happens in the Alps by T.A. Williams

Two years ago, Annie Brewer’s life was turned upside down when her adrenaline-junkie husband died in a tragic climbing accident. So she’s hoping that moving to the beautiful village of Santorso in the Italian Alps will finally put her life back on track!
She might be going into business with her oldest friend – notorious lady-charmer Matt Brown – but men are definitely out of the question for Annie! That is, until she bumps into tall, dark and delicious Alessandro Lago on the ski slopes…and spontaneously says ‘Yes’ to a date!
It must be the crisp, mountain air but suddenly, anything seems possible. The only trouble is, chivalrous Matt is looking more gorgeous than ever…
T.A. does not disappoint with this next installment of his What Happens series!  I seem to enjoy each book a little more than the last each time I read a new one.  
Annie is such an amazing your woman, she has made it through so much yet she is determined to make the most of the situation and live her life to the fullest.  Nothing is going to get her down.  She lost her husband Steve to a freak climbing accident a few years back.  She is trying to get her life back and make a name for herself and start a business so as to take care of herself.  
Annie is starting a school in Santorso - a village in the Italian Alps - teaching English to locals.  This is her way to start over and be happy in the new life that was handed to her.
As luck would have it, who does she run into?  Matt, her late husbands best friend.  They were climbing buddies that went way back.  Matt was always like a brother to her and would o anything for her.  He moved to Florence some time back and this is the first she has seen him in a bit.  Do sparks fly when they catch up?  Why does he decide to move back to Turin after being gone for so long?  
As the days are going by Annie meets, a gorgeous Italian man, Alex and she cant help but fall for those baby blue eyes.  Sparks fly, is Annie ready to fall in love again?  Could this Italian ladies man be the one to sweep her off her feet?
Twists and turns through the Italian Alps will have you wandering what will happen one page to the next.  There is some intrigue  and love and maybe even a little lust to pull you in.
I will be pairing What Happens in the Alps with a fine deep red wine - Brunello di Montalcino!
I am giving this romance in the Italian Alps 5 glasses of wine - I enjoyed each and every page and I couldn't wait to see what was around the next slope turn!

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

Giveaway - Win 1 of 3 Signed Copies of Sister Dear by Laura McNeill

All Allie Marshall wants is a fresh start. But when dark secrets refuse to stay buried, will her chance at a new life be shattered forever?

Convicted of a crime she didn t commit, Allie watched a decade of her life vanish time that can never be recovered. Now, out on parole, Allie is determined to clear her name, rebuild her life, and reconnect with the daughter she barely knows.

But Allie s return home shatters the quaint, coastal community of Brunswick, Georgia. Even her own daughter Caroline, now a teenager, bristles at Allie s claims of innocence. Refusing defeat, a stronger, smarter Allie launches a battle for the truth, digging deeply into the past even if it threatens her parole status, personal safety, and the already-fragile bond with family.

As her commitment to finding the truth intensifies, what Allie ultimately uncovers is far worse than she imagined. Her own sister has been hiding a dark secret one that holds the key to Allie s freedom.

Sister Dear 


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Review - Mommywood by Tori Spelling

If you thought Tinseltown was tough...

Tori Spelling might have grown up with everything a girl could wish for, but these days she's just another suburban working mom...whose toddler regularly recognizes her in the pages of Us Weekly. Welcome to Mommywood, where the stars are two feet tall and your neighbors know who you are before you move in.
Like most parents, Tori wants her children to have the one thing she didn't have as a kid -- a normal family. On their hit Oxygen reality show, Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood, the starlet and her husband Dean McDermott regularly wrestle dirty diapers, host the neighborhood block party, and tackle temper tantrums on the red carpet. But when the cameras aren't rolling, Tori's still having awkward run-ins with a former 90210 costar at a laser tag birthday party, scooping rogue poo out of the kiddie pool on a resort vacation, and racing to win back her pre-baby body before the media starts calling her fat. For all her suburban fantasies, Tori Spelling is no June Cleaver.
With the same down-to-earth wit that made her entertaining memoir sTORI telling a #1 New York Times bestseller, Tori tells the hilarious and humbling stories of life as a mom in the limelight. From learning to be the kind of parent her own mother never was to revealing what it's like to raise a family while everyone is watching, Mommywood is an irresistible snapshot of celebrity parenthood that you won't get from the paparazzi.
I have always loved to watch Tori Spelling on 90210 and I loved her on Tori and Dean as well.  I saw this book not too long ago and thought, this will be a fun read one day.  So about a week ago I picked it up and I couldn't put it down.  I have started to see another side to Tori that you don't get from the bright lights of Hollywood and the magazine covers and her TV show.  I mean we all have a hard time believing that "reality tv" is truly reality.  But for Tori and Dean what you see is what you get.  She wants to show us that there is more to her life than Hollywood.  She is a mother, a wife and a best friend just like the rest of us.  She just does it under the watchful eye of Hollywood and the paparazzi.  
Tori is married to Dean McDermott and are ready to start a family.  Tori wants to move to the suburbs, live on a normal street and raise her child like any other mom in America.  Then their wished start to come true.  Tori becomes pregnant with their first child together.  His is name is Liam and he is the perfect baby.  They can take him to dinner, to parties, charity events and life is a dream.  Or so they thought.  
Then Tori begins to panic - Liam seems to be more attached to Dean than her.  Is their something wrong with her?  Is she not meant to be a mother?  They see her therapist and they try to work through these issues little by little.

Then there is the hilarious incident with the poo in the pool (Tori will have you laughing uncontrollably when you read this), Liam's love for OK! and so many other fun stories.  
Who wants to live in Hollywood (um maybe me?) when you can live on Beaver Street?  Tori decides that she wants to live in a normal house, on a normal street and have normal neighbors and friends.  So they move to Beaver Street.  Things aren't as easy as Tori had hoped they would be - the neighbors are always watching them, the paparazzi are able to get to her whenever they see fit, and they can't even fit in at the neighborhood street party.  What's a girl to do?  Will they ever accept her?  Will this be their forever home or is there another move in store?
Then surprise, along comes baby number 2 - Stella!  She was finally having a girl!  A part of her has been dreading this all her life, she didn't want to have the same relationship with her that she had with her own other (look at how well that turned out).  She also fears that Stella will grow to prefer Dean over her as well.  
This book is packed with fun outtakes of her life - from meeting her Gay friends,  days out with Liam and Stella, thoughts of purchasing a new home, outrageous birthday parties for her kids and celebrities - it's a guilty pleasure that you won't be able to put down!
I can't wait to read more of her books and I really enjoyed "meeting" this Tori and seeing that she really is a down to earth mom with a little Hollywood on the side.  What a fun read, you will not be disappointed.
I would pair this fun book with a glass of White Cat Wine - what a great combination!
I give Mommywood - 4 wine glasses!  It was an easy read that was fun and has me wanting to read more books by Tori in the near future!  Enjoy!

Monday, March 21, 2016

Release Day - What Happens in the Alps by T.A. Williams


Two years ago, Annie Brewer’s life was turned upside down when her adrenaline-junkie husband died in a tragic climbing accident. So she’s hoping that moving to the beautiful village of Santorso in the Italian Alps will finally put her life back on track!
She might be going into business with her oldest friend – notorious lady-charmer Matt Brown – but men are definitely out of the question for Annie! That is, until she bumps into tall, dark and delicious Alessandro Lago on the ski slopes…and spontaneously says ‘Yes’ to a date!
It must be the crisp, mountain air but suddenly, anything seems possible. The only trouble is, chivalrous Matt is looking more gorgeous than ever…

Firstly, my name isn't T A. It's Trevor. I write under the androgynous name T A Williams because 65% of books are read by women. In my first book, "Dirty Minds" one of the (female) characters suggests the imbalance is due to the fact that men spend too much time getting drunk and watching football. I couldn't possibly comment. Ask my wife...
I've written all sorts: thrillers, historical novels, short stories and now I'm enjoying myself hugely writing humour and romance. Romantic comedies are what we all need from time to time. Life isn’t always very fair. It isn’t always a lot of fun, but when it is, we need to embrace it. If my books can put a smile on your face and maybe give your heartstrings a tug, then I know I’ve done my job.
I‘ve lived all over Europe, but now I live in a little village in sleepy Devon, tucked away in south west England. I love the place. That’s why you’ll find leafy lanes and thatched cottages in most of my books. Oh, yes, and a black Labrador.
I've been writing since I was 14 and that is half a century ago. However, underneath this bald, wrinkly exterior, there beats the heart of a youngster. My wife is convinced I will never grow up. I hope she's right.


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Friday, March 18, 2016

Friday Kindle Reads - FOR FREE!

Hello Everyone!!! I have another exciting edition of Friday Reads!  I hope you have a great weekend and take advantage of these great deals!  xx (Free at time of publication)

Set in the fictitious British seaside town of Humburley, Abigail Milan, now 86, regales her home health aide with her younger self’s story of how she meets her first love, Allen Marco Eaton. Abby tells a story that breaks taboos, bristles with the electricity of first love and physical passion. Her tale is one of love and heartbreak that will take you on an emotional journey not to be missed.

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Can Andi Evans find the strength to start again?

Betrayed and broken-hearted, Andi's redundancy is one shock too many. Suddenly single and in debt, a summer working in the pretty Cornish town of Rock seems the perfect solution.Determined never to trust again, will a chance meeting with a stranger change her mind?

Andi's sister, Angel, is determined to find a man who can keep her in style. Heading to Rock, summer playground of the rich and famous, seems an inspired idea until a misunderstanding threatens to end a romance that has started to mean more to her than she ever expected...

Actress Gemma is no stranger to diets and disappointments. As the future of her career hangs in the balance, Gemma hopes a summer in Cornwall solves her problems. With a reality TV show being filmed in the seaside town surely she can avoid the pasty shops and win herself a role.

Arriving in idyllic Cornwall, all three girls are hoping for a holiday to remember. But will this be for the right reasons? Or, as emotions run higher than the tide, will the summer escape turn their lives upside down? 

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Feisty, stubborn, and bored with life in Texas, Anne Best is about to get more than she bargained for.

The lovely widow heads off to the Big Apple for a job interview, expecting no more than a few days adventure in New York City, only to find herself with a new job working for the most infuriating man she's ever met.

Billionaire Steven Gherring is one of New York's Most Eligible Bachelors, and he has every intention of staying that way. But Gram has other ideas. She's on a not-so-secret campaign to find a wife for her grandson.

As fearless as she is clumsy, Anne tackles every challenge (including her new boss) enthusiastically, with two lone exceptions... public speaking and recognizing her own feelings. Passions rise along with hemlines as Gram joins forces with Anne, a veteran matchmaker, to find the perfect match for Steven.

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He’s a prince with a problem, she’s a commoner with a getaway plan.

Modern-day Prince Adrian of Monaforte has a most old-fashioned problem: his demanding mother wants him wed to her best friend’s daughter, the hard-partying Serena. When his refusal falls on deaf ears, Adrian decides it’s time for him to slip away from his gilded cage and figure out his life, all on his own. As luck would have it, event photographer Emma Davison, weary of a revolving door of lost-cause men and tired of her outsider-looking-in career, is in need of her own escape clause, just in time to help a wayward prince in need. And she soon discovers that sometimes a girl’s gotta sweep a prince off his feet.

For any girl that’s ever held out hope that some day her prince would come…or better yet, hoped that some day she’d come to him.

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From champagne bottles to baby bottles, this memoirette offers a humorous look at an American mom's decade in Paris. Party girl Vicki moved to the City of Light hoping to drink her fill of wine and fall in love. She accomplished her goal, but not without bumps along the way: romantic encounters gone awry, uniquely French situations threatening her sanity, and two adorable yet energetic kids keeping her on her toes. This memoirette takes you on a journey of the ups and downs of Vicki's life abroad.
And each story is paired with a delicious cocktail recipe! You'll enjoy drinks like the Sangria Spritzer, Pretty Good Bloody Mary, and Teeny Bellini.  

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Have a great weekend everyone and HAPPY READING!!!!  

Bethany  xx

Blog Tour: Guest Post and Giveaway for Natalie's Getting Married by Rosa Temple

Guest Post:
A Guide To Being The Perfect Wedding Crasher
Rosa Temple

If there are two things in life that bring out the big cheesy grin and the tear to the corner of my eye, it’s a new born baby and a wedding. I just love those ‘aww’ moments. We’ve had a couple of new babies in the family but it’s been a long time since there was a wedding. More couples tend to live together rather than get hitched which is pretty selfish of them.

It’s been ages since I got all dressed up, shared in someone’s life changing moment, ate wedding cake and cried over someone’s first dance song. I know, I’m just a big old romantic.
But then it got me thinking – what if I gatecrashed a wedding? Would I get away with it? Would I get that ‘aww’ moment I’ve been missing so much? Or would I just get asked to leave before my first sip of champagne.
It was time to do some planning in the event of my never being invited to a wedding again. And here are my findings:

1.    Choose your season. Would you look better at a spring wedding or a summer one? Remember winter weddings require more clothing making them less handy in case you have to beat a hasty retreat if someone realises you’re not an actual guest.   
2.    Don’t get a bigger hat than anyone else. Hats cause a commotion and people will be asking where you got yours and before you know it someone will be asking who you are, and if you haven’t prepared a script, you could be asked to leave.   
3.    Turn up with a large present. Who’s going to suspect you of not being invited when you are so blatantly generous?   
4.    Answer questions with a question. If someone asks you, ‘who do you know, the bride or groom?’ you throw that back at them. If they say ‘bride’ you say ‘groom’. Got it?   
5.    Don’t be tempted into causing a scandal with the groom, no matter how hot he looks in a top hat. You’re only passing through and you’ll be surprised how quickly rumours spread.   
6.    Arrive late at the church so you are not asked by an usher which side of the church you want to sit. Duck around the side and up towards the front to get a good view.   
7.    Don’t be tempted to be in the pictures.   
8.    Do not, under any circumstances, dance with a main member of the wedding party. No matter how persuasive the father of the bride can be, brides fathers are notoriously bad dancers. His awful dancing will draw attention and you’re bound to get found out.   
9.    Don’t be the one crying loudest at the ceremony. In fact don’t make any noises that will have people pointing a finger at you.   
10.    Lastly, dispel every urge to turn up in a long white dress. That’s basic wedding etiquette and if you break that rule, then none of the above will help you.   
Failing all of the above, if you’re looking for an ‘aww’ moment at a wedding, you could just read Natalie’s Getting Married. There are four weddings in this novel and hopefully one of them will make you go, ‘aww’.

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Rosa Temple

Rosa Temple began writing romantic comedies and chick lit because of her passion for what she calls the 'early chick lit films', like: Sabrina, Barefoot In the Park and Breakfast at Tiffany's. She honed her skills as a ghost writer, gaining experience writing romantic novellas, both sweet and on the slightly steamy side. In her notebooks, she constantly jotted down story ideas of her own and she eventually completed her first novella Sleeping With Your Best Friend and now, the full length novel, Natalie's Getting Married.

Rosa Temple is a Londoner and is married with two sons. She is a reluctant keep fit fanatic and doer of housework and insists that writing keeps her away from such strenuous tasks. She spends her days creating characters and story lines while drinking herbal tea and eating chocolate biscuits.

To find out more about Rosa and to catch up on all her musings please join her here on Rosa Temple Writes...

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Literary Chanteuse - www.literarychanteuse.blogspot.ca - Promo Post Boundless Minds - www.boundlessminds.org - Author Q&A Writing Pearls - http://www.writingpearls.com - Book Review T&L Book Reviews - http://tasz1976.wordpress.com - Author Guest Post
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Steamy Book Momma - http://steamybookmomma0.blogspot.com - Book Excerpt JustaBooklovinJunkie - http://jabooklovinjunkie.blogspot.com/ - Book Review Chick Lit Central - http://chicklitcentral.com - Promo Post
March 17th
Around the World in Books - http://www.aroundtheworldinbooks.ca/ - Promo Post Ali - The Dragon Slayer - http://cancersuckscouk.ipage.com/ - Book Review Books N Pearls - http://booksnpearls.com/blog - Book Review
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Grass monster - http://twitter.com/Lost815_Oceanic - Book Review Girllovespinkbooks - girllovespinkbooks.wordpress.com - Author Guest Post One Book At a Time - http://booksandwinearelovely.blogspot.com/ - Book Excerpt Hello...Chick Lit - http://hellochicklit.com - Book Review
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Friday, March 11, 2016

Blog Tour: Excerpt and Giveaway for Holding Out For A Hero by Victoria Van Tiem

My birthday hangs over my head like a noose.
I’d rather just skip it and take the day off. I’m like Cameron in Ferris Bueller: overwhelmed, wound up and seriously pessimistic about the whole idea. Ollie, my best friend's older brother and I used to debate this movie non-stop when we were teenagers. He swore the entire day was a delusion created by the very sick and depressed Cameron.
‘It’s a crazy theory that’s been floating around, but I stand behind it,’ he’d say with absolute certainty. Oliver liked nothing better than to argue.
I liked nothing better than to wind him up. ‘Sure, he was miserable and the timeline of events impossible, but it doesn’t prove Ferris was a figment of Cameron’s imagination. Was everyone fake? And why would he do that?’
I could hear him pacing, and imagined him at the other end of the line, wide-eyed and gesturing. I loved it when he got that way. I loved everything about him.
‘They’re real, Libby, just not in the context of Cameron’s fantasy. He created Ferris, or at least that version of him, because he had to. He needed a hero.’
Right now, I need a hero. Seriously: where’s my white knight upon a fiery steed? He doesn’t need to be strong, fast, or fresh from the fight, he just needs to be larger than life and capable of saving mine. It’s a mess. But there’s no way I could’ve predicted the position I find myself in right now.
No one could.

Happy Tour Week to Victoria Van Tiem, author of Holding Out for a Hero.

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Victoria Van Tiem (pronounced ‘team’) is an international author of romantic comedy and dramedy novels, a former gallery owner and creative director with a background in brand development. She lives just outside of Indianapolis on a small hobby farm with her husband and two teenage boys.
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Hello...Chick Lit - http://hellochicklit.com - Review Steamy book momma - http://steamybookmomma0.blogspot.com - Promo Post BRMaycock's book blog - http://Brmaycock.wordpress.com - Author Q&A/Review
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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Review - Some Women by Emily Liebert

An engrossing and thought provoking novel that examines the intricacies of marriage, friendship, and the power of unexpected connections…

Annabel Ford has everything under control, devoting her time to her twin five-year-old boys and to keeping her household running seamlessly. So when her husband of a decade announces that he’s leaving her, without warning, she’s blindsided. And suddenly her world begins to unravel.

Single mother Piper Whitley has always done her best to balance it all—raising her daughter Fern by herself and advancing her career as a crime reporter. Only now that she’s finally met the man of her dreams, Fern’s absentee father arrives on the scene and throws everything into a tailspin.

Married to the heir of a thriving media conglomerate, Mackenzie Mead has many reasons to count her blessings. But with an imperious mother-in-law—who’s also her boss—and a husband with whom she can no longer seem to connect, something has to give.

On the surface, these three women may not have much in common. Yet when their lives are thrust together and unlikely friendships are formed—at a time when they all need someone to lean on—Annabel, Piper, and Mackenzie band together to help each navigate their new realities.

Hands down this is one of my Top Picks for 2016.  I picked this book up just a few days back and I have not been able to put it down ( I have been able to do a lot of reading at work as well, shhhh LOL).  

There are so many important topics that are raised through out the walls of each page - unexpected friendship, parenthood, intimate relationships, marriage, trust and those are just a few of the many.  

I think I have a bond with each of these main characters in different ways.  Annabel is a mother that had always been perfect, to the point that it started to drive a wedge between her and her family.  I tend to have that issue from time to time.  I am a mother and I know what needs to be done and sometimes that is all that is on my mind and I forget that sometimes you just need to go with the flow.  It will all get done in time.  

Piper and I had a special bond - she is a single mom and does everything on her own with very little help.  She has been the provider for her daughter for many years.  She has met an amazing man, Todd, who wants desperately to be her rock and take care of her and Fern.  I have been a provider for my 3 children for many years, yes I have help but I do a lot of it on my own and I am venturing into the dating world and hope to find someone like Todd.  

Mackenzie is the girl that I have always wanted to be.  She is strong, smart, caring, brutally honest and a true fighter for herself and her friends.  I look up to her in so many ways and I see a piece of her in myself!

It's hard to believe that these women have not been friends for years!  It was fate that has brought them together and it is a special bond that will keep them friends for life.  Through their many ups and downs they always had each others back and were the only people each could turn to in times of need.

I couldn't recommend this book more highly if I tried.  I am deeply saddened that it is done but I am glad that I had a chance to enjoy each and every page.

I would pair this book with a nice glass of champagne!  These women have been through some tough times, but in the end they can truly celebrate their amazing friendships!  Cheers!  
Hands down I wouldn't rate this book anything other than 5 wine glasses!  It is worth every last drop!  




Friday, March 4, 2016

Friday Kindle Reads - FOR FREE!

Hello Everyone!!! I have another exciting edition of Friday Reads!  I hope you have a great weekend and take advantage of these great deals!  xx (Free at time of publication)

TV writer extraordinaire Lola Scott is about to lose her show because she STILL hasn't cast the role of Sam Destry, the dark, brooding bounty hunter. But then HE walks in ... Arlen Black, and he's perfect for the part. One problem, though. He's not an actor there to audition. Nope. He's the handyman Lola hired to renovate her historic Hollywood house.

No problem. Lola gleefully offers him the dream job of a lifetime. No dice—the stoic recluse-in-a-tool-belt wants nothing to do with Lola and her show. But Lola doesn't give up. She goes after Arlen using every trick she can think of, but her Hollywood machinations just bounce right off him.

Why can't she get a bead on this guy?

A scrambling Lola is about to get the ax when Arlen surprises her socks off and signs on to play Sam. She has no idea why he changed his mind, but she doesn't have time to stop and think about it. Not when she has to get him camera-ready, suppress her totally unprofessional attraction to him, and hide from the studio exec, her million-dollar leading lady, and the world at large that her ace-in-the-hole leading man is really just her sexy handyman.

As the show starts to come together, Hollywood gossip sinks its claws into Arlen. When one paparazzi photo threatens to destroy everything he holds dear, Lola finally understands why he upended his life to do the show and save her career. Now she's got to move heaven and Earth not to save the show ... but to save Arlen.

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The pristine blue waters and sun drenched shores of the French Riviera provide a stunning backdrop to the story of two women, Chantal and Flora, both struggling with the heartache of a lost love.

Chantal Gardinier runs her real estate agency in Antibes with an iron fist. A tough businesswoman on the surface, Chantal is hiding a tragic home life and a secret love affair. When faced with a moral dilemma, she is unsure which path to choose.

Flora McKenna arrives in town with high hopes of finding happiness. When she immediately lands a great job, she decides that this exotic paradise might be just the place to help her heart heal. Selling houses to expats looking for a dream home in the sun would be the ideal existence if it weren't for her demanding boss, Chantal—a woman with no scruples when it comes to bending the rules.

But Chantal’s personal life catches up with her, and she is forced to ask Flora to run the agency.

While trying to cope with French property laws and red tape, Flora is thrown into a love affair that threatens to break her heart.

Set against the glamorous backdrop of the French Riviera with its stunning scenery, Selling Dreams is the story of two very different women travelling on paths filled with unexpected twists as they search for love and happiness .

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Has Karen finally met Mr Right?
Karen meets Adam when she goes to look after her grandmother's Cornish seaside cottage. But will pushy Nick and a possessive ex get in the way? Find out in this romance novel by best-selling author Beth Boyd.

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Tara Babcock awakes the morning after her 30th birthday with a hangover that could kill an elephant - and the knowledge she is still no closer to achieving closure on her marriage breakup. Things go from bad to worse when she discovers that, not only is her ex-husband engaged to her cousin - Tash, the woman he left her for - but that Jake is also running for Lord Mayor of Sydney.
Desperate to leave the destructive relationship behind and with nothing to lose, she decides - with encouragement from her three best friends - to follow the dubious advice from a magazine article, Closure in Seven Easy Steps.
The Seven Steps to Closure follows Tara on her sometimes disastrous - always hilarious - path to achieve the seemingly impossible.
A credible and amazingly touching debut novel from Donna Joy Usher, this is a solid, light-hearted and honest read with plenty of laughs. 

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Have an amazing weekend ya'll!  Happy Reading!!!  

xx Bethany  <3