Living In Sin Blog Tour

Title: Living in Sin

Author: Isabel Lucero

Genre: Erotic Romance

Publication Date: January 1, 2014

Tour Host: Dreams Come True Promotions

**This story contains graphic sexual content and strong language. Intended for mature audiences only.**

Jace Jamison is every woman’s fantasy. He’s a mysterious businessman willing to sweep you off your feet, a tattooed bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks, and a sexy friend you want to take that next step with. Jace is everything and anything you want him to be. He’s a highly paid escort.

But nobody knows who Jace really is; the man whose dad abandoned him, whose brother was killed, and who had to take care of his mom at a young age. At the age of nineteen, he was living in Sin City, ready for a life away from stress and struggle.

Adrienne has been having a sexual drought since she broke up with her boyfriend. Even then she wasn’t getting fully satisfied. Being an event planner, she’s constantly working at numerous events. Several times she’s seen a man she can only refer to as the God-like creature at her work functions. He’s devastatingly handsome, tall, and has beautiful eyes, but he’s always with a different woman. The last thing she needs is another player in her life.

After a few chance encounters with Jace, her best friend convinces her to just get some good sex out of him and not worry about who she’s seen him with. But what happens when she finds out that he isn’t dating these women because he wants to, but because he’s paid to?

Keeping his job a secret from Adrienne seems easy at first, but when she begins meeting people he knows in his escort life, and they begin getting closer, he knows he has to tell her before someone else does.

When their worlds entwine, and confessions are made, will they be able to work through it? Will she be able to push aside his sins and focus on the good in him? Will Jace get what he’s never had? A woman who wants him despite what he’s done. Or will living in sin cost him what he never knew he wanted?

*An erotic, contemporary romance*

*Book one in a series, but can be read as a standalone.*

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Holy hotness and burning panties! I really wasn’t impressed at first I thought it was going to be a Penthouse forum book. You know the ones I’m talking about…sex, tiny story, sex, small character development,  and boom sex. Now don’t get me wrong, there is a time and place for a book like that. I enjoy them. This is a review and so I’ll review it for you. The characters do get fleshed out. The storyline is there. Yes, there are some smoking hot bedroom(or office) scenes. I like some of the conflict that comes into the story. It creates some literary tension that makes you wonder when the whole thing will crash and burn. I give this a solid four star rating. The writing isn’t exactly F. Scott Fitzgerald but hey we can’t all be classic literature. The chemistry is palpable between the two characters and the conflict is relatable.

Isabel Lucero is a military wife who has been lucky enough to travel the world, and see some amazing sights. She has been married to her best friend for ten years, and together they have two of the most beautiful children in the world. She and her husband are Junior High Sweethearts, a couple who are truly meant to be together. One day, their love story might make it into a book.

Isabel is the middle name of the author, and Lucero is her maiden name. Together they create her pen name. She was born in a small town in New Mexico, and was more than happy to move far, far away.

She is a collector of high heels and tattoos, and is highly obsessed with both. She owns a crazy, little Miniature Pinscher who thinks he’s a Doberman. His name is Tyson.

Isabel has always been an avid reader, able to devour books in a day or two. With her now focusing on writing, the reading has slowed, but her love for reading is still there.

Something noteworthy is that Isabel loves to hear from her readers. Never hesitate to get in touch. She’s always willing and ready to talk about anything. If you enjoy this book, she encourages you to not only let her know, but let the world know. Goodreads, Amazon, book blogs, groups, etc. She understands that word of mouth is the best form of promotion.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorisabellucero

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AuthorIsabel

Author Website: http://authorisabellucero.blogspot.com/

Author Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7152948.Isabel_Lucero

Amazon: http://amzn.to/1afor2G

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Escape Me Blog Tour

Title: Escaping Me (Shaft on Tour Series)
Author: Cat Mason
Genre: Adult Romance
Publication Date: December 20, 2013

Daisy Shayne has a list.  Her life has been planned out on a legal pad that she carries in her purse since she was sixteen years old.  Now her list is nearly complete, she is about to marry her fiancé Landon, start her new job in the fall and be completely settled.  Or is she?  Landon is going on tour with his brother Grayson’s band for the next six months as the assistant to the new manager, Tad and is bringing her with him as an extra pair of hands to help the band.

Daisy is now stuck on a crowded tour bus with six men when her plans start blowing up in her face.  Things are not what they seem and nothing is making sense.  Landon is pushing her away and Grayson is pulling her close.  Daisy feels pulled to Grayson which doesn’t go unnoticed by him.  Amused and unable to control himself around her Gray decides to hit on her the first moment he sees her.   Gray’s new obsession is Daisy, who he deems his own little Widlflower even after he finds out she is to be his sister-in-law.  Whatever it is about her he can’t help himself.  He is desperate just to be near her.

Temptation, betrayal, and lies on top of booze, tattoos, sex, laughs and love.  While making friends and traveling the country Daisy must come to terms with what she wants in life.  All while she learns to deal with the rough and rowdy of taking Shaft on Tour.  It’s going to be a long hard ride.

***This book is not a normal romance.  Things happen fast and with no*** regret.  Rockers and all.  There are M/F scenes of course but there is M/F/M, hints of M/F/F, possibly a little M/M and plenty of vibrator discussion.   

GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19301892-escaping-me?from_search=true

Introduction
Daisy’s fall

How did this happen to me?  Just months ago I was in a loving, committed relationship with a man who I believed adored me.  Nothing was standing in our way of being married and having the white picket fence, babies and all the happiness I could stand.  Now I sit here on the edge of a bed in a shitty tour bus crying into my hands while a dozen little white sticks lie all over the floor laughing at me proving that I am a total fuck up. 
The diamond on my hand does nothing but make me angry as it glistens, wet with my tears.  I’ve screwed everything up.  I let myself believe for a while that I could have a happy ever after.  I let myself think that I was worthy of something as precious as love.  Instead, I have ruined at least four lives in the ashes of my monumental lapse of rational thinking. 

 
I always think things through.  Daisy Shayne never jumps without looking where she would land.  I had a plan.  I mean literally, I write the shit down and check it off as I complete it.  I was nothing if not meticulous in my calculating of my life this far. 
 
My parents planned nothing.   I watched them constantly bailing water from the boat, borrowing from Peter to pay Paul and getting nowhere in life because of not having a plan.  Well I had a plan damn it!  Now as I look at my list all I want to do is jump from my boat and let myself drown.  It would be so much easier than to face what is coming when those bus doors open and my life comes to an end.  There is no hiding this.  There is no fixing the situation.  It’s going to destroy everyone involved, including myself in the process… 
 
Wait!  I am getting too far ahead of myself.  You need for me to start from the beginning to get the full picture here.  You need to know everything and then you will understand.

Cat Mason is thirty years old and a mother to three children.  She was born and raised in Granite City, Illinois which is just across the Mississippi river from St. Louis, Missouri.  She currently lives in Virginia with her husband and children.  Previously publishing Contemporary Romance under her real name, Amy Cox until she decided to lose the filter and let it all hang out.  When she isn’t writing, she is reading or spending time with her friends and family.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amy-Cox-Author/161152810741575?ref=hl
Twitter: @Cat_Mason_2014
Author Website: bookbyamycox.com
Author GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/559312.Amy_Cox

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Without Doubt by C J Azevedo

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Blurb

Ava Sterling is tough and the most straight laced girl you will ever meet. Her family and her past have managed to alter her future permanently and she has no desire to allow anyone else into her life or her heart for fear of rejection or further altering. Ava is alone in the world with the exception of the grandest responsibility she did not create on her own but on her own she will carry for the rest of her life.

Declan James is a MMA fighter, party all night kind of guy. Responsibility is nowhere to be found in his life or so he allows everyone around him to believe. Coming from wealth and a carefree lifestyle, Declan gets what he wants, always. And what he wants is Ava. In his pursuit of getting what he wants, Ava in his bed, his plan changes quickly without his consent. Against his plans of being the next hot bachelor to cross the tabloids as he makes his way to being the Ultimate Light Heavyweight Champion, Declan falls in love. He falls in love without hesitation and without doubt.

Neither Declan nor Ava are aware that fate has inconveniently intertwined their lives forever. Will they be able to survive the aftermath of the truth?
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Author Bio
CJ has lived all over the state of California, Central, South, North and finally landing back somewhere in the middle. She married the boy she fell for when she was only eleven years old and together they have two beautiful heathens. CJ obviously loves to read and write. She can watch the Giant’s play baseball but hates football. She bakes when she’s sad, runs when she’s mad and dances when she’s happy (even if she cant find a rhythm to save her life) If you’re looking for her and can’t seem to find her, look on the staircase, it’s her favorite spot to read.

Our Thoughts
What a book to start 2014! This book was so engaging. The twists and turns had my heart in my throat most of the book. I LOVE DELCAN! He is my first book boyfriend this year and I have a feeling he will still be on the list come December. This is a book 2 but can totally be read as a stand alone, I do although highly suggest Without Boundries . This was a five star read the whole way!

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Flirting With Chaos Blog Tour

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Synopsis:
Can two mentally unstable best friends have sex and not drown in chaos?
Rain’s been washing blood off her hands for far too long. After five years, she accepts the fact that she”s still a little crazy but feels as if she’s finally gotten it all under control.
Parties, drugs, and sex flood Jude’s life, and music and scandal run through his veins. He’s the son of a rock god and grandson of a jazz legend. It’s no surprise that his own star is on the rise, and with so many groupies vying for his attention, his childhood best friend Rain keeps him anchored in reality.
She’s nothing like him–an art student with no idea of her own beauty, who would rather curl up with a sci-fi novel than party in the spotlight. Everything changes when she asks him for a unique favor: she wants him to take her virginity. He’s more than willing to oblige, but things get complicated when his pervy father gets involved. Meanwhile, intense feelings rise to the surface, ones neither Rain nor Jude are prepared to deal with.
If their relationship has any chance for survival, she must finally confront the demons of her past, and he must face the addictions of the present. When the smoke clears, will they find that sex between best friends was a good idea, or will they discover they had been Flirting With Chaos the entire time?

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Prologue
 
“Sometimes it’s okay to kill, if you’re saving someone else in the process, Rainbow.” Dad wiped my tears from my face with bloody hands. “Go ahead, sweetheart. Do it for Daddy. Pull the trigger.”
And I did.
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The Game by Shawnté Borris

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Blurb

Kirsten Backhard is a highly respected senior negotiating executive who plays with some of the most powerful men in her field.She is confident, sexy and hell on heels. She fights with a straight face, doesn’t back down easily and she has no scruples about using her ASSets to get the deal done her way. Kirsten loves the thrill of toying with the game in a man’s world. She is in control of both her professional and personal life, until one heartbreaking night changes everything and for the first time she starts losing. Can Kirsten negotiate the game of love as well as she does at work? Can she play a love-em and leave-em game as well as a man does? Or did she already lose when her heart was dealt to the one man who broke it?
*Contains crude language, sexual intercourse, and really bad jokes.

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“First of all, Mother, it is called a sperm bank, not a
sperm bar.” I cannot believe I am having this
conversation right now. “And where did you get this
information from?”
Max looked over at me, smirking.
“Why does it matter where I heard it from? What
will people think?” cried my mother.
“Fuck! Mom, no one is gonna care where or how I
get a baby.” I want to crawl into a hole and die. “Mom,
you wouldn’t by any chance be talking to Marie, would
you? Is that where all this came from? Did she tell you
I’m planning to go to a sperm bank? Or did she tell you
I should think about going to a sperm bank?”
“That’s not the point, Kirsten. The point is that it’s
time for you to settle down and think about having a
family. You need to be more like Marie,” my mom
lectured.
“Like Marie? My sister, Marie? The one who wears
yoga pants and ponytails everywhere and has a kid
attached to her hip? No, thanks. Don’t get me wrong,
Mom. I love Marie, but I’d rather not schedule in sex
night.”

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About the Author

Shawnté lives in central Alberta, with her husband Ricky of 10 amazing years and together they have two beautiful children. Somehow her husband has managed to trick her into running a cow/calf operation. As much as she fusses about it, she loves it.
When Shawnté is not sitting at her kitchen table hammering away on her laptop while watching the moose chase her cows across the yard, yes this really happens. Then she is busy attend school activities, community events and chauffeuring children here and there. She is big on playing softball and watching hockey.
When the time comes to relax, you will find her snuggled underneath her down comforter reading on her Ipad. Wait…who are we kidding, if the dishes, vacuuming, laundry or the bathrooms needs a hose down, you’ll always hear her say, “Just after this chapter.” She doesn’t have a favorite author or best story because everyday   she falls in love with someone new.
Shawnté is technology challenged so you won’t find her on twitter (heaven knows she tried) or instagram – whatever this stuff is called. But she can work one hell of a Facebook page   thanks for her fictitious assistant Lacy. Please go like her page and leave a review/star rating on the books she’s wrote.

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Falling by E.K. Blair Blog Tour and Giveaway

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Sometimes it takes someone else to show us what we are truly capable of becoming.

Suffering from years of violent abuse, Ryan Campbell has learned how to keep people from getting too close. But when you shut yourself off, people get hurt along the way. Never caring much about others, Ryan creates a world in which he doesn’t have to feel. 

When Ryan meets Candace Parker, all of his walls slowly begin to crumble. Not sure of the truth of who she is, he feels his mind is playing tricks on him. Unable to force out the thoughts that consume him, Ryan is haunted by visions that torment him every time he looks at her. He finds himself swallowed by guilt and blame, but he’s unwilling to turn his back on the one person that could possibly save him.

You’ve heard Candace’s story in Fading, now hear Ryan’s.

Our Thoughts
This is the first time I’ve read the dual point of view. I think this style has to be well written to avoid being repetitive. Blair accomplished this to perfection. Ryan’s story is the same as Candace’s. Yet, the fresh look and fresh eyes of his point of view made this a whole new story. You cover all the same points with sharper edges. I don’t know why but in Fading the story is overwhelmed by a fog of despair and emotional pain. On the other hand Falling is clear, sharp, and full of emotion. Blair has a way to squeeze every drop of emotion out of a story without making the characters seem weak and overly emotional. This book is a five star book without question! Read it!
*Crys
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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17874546-falling
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Author Bio and Links:

BIO—

USA Today bestselling author and International Amazon bestselling author, E.K. Blair takes her readers on an emotional roller coaster with her FADING series. A former first grade teacher with an imagination that runs wild. Daydreaming and zoning out is how she was often found in high school. Blair tends to drift towards everything dark and moody. Give her a character and she will take pleasure in breaking them down, digging into their core to find what lies underneath.

Aside from writing, E.K. Blair finds pleasure in music, drinking her Starbucks in peace, and spending time with her friends. She’s a thinker, an artist, a wife, a mom, and everything in between.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EKBlairAuthor

Twitter: @EK_Blair_Author  or  https://twitter.com/EK_Blair_Author

Website: http://www.ekblair.com

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A Tale of Two Kingdoms by Victoria Danann

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My Familiar Stranger Review
The Witch’s Dream Review
Moonlight Excerpt
Gathering Storm Review

Our Thoughts
A Tale Of Two Kingdoms was your typical Romeo and Juliet tale with a twist. We loved the tenacity of Duff and Song in their journey to be together. For the families to get on the same page and find a way to support them was wonderful to see. A few obstacles were hurddled and a few road blocks were removed.  Here you find the happily ever after that Black Swan fans have been waiting for. This sweet novella ranks a solid 4,5 in my books.
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AUTHOR BIO:

If you’re looking for something new and different in PNR, you’ve come to the right place.

I write unapologetic romances with uniquely fresh perspectives on paranormal creatures, characters, and themes. Add a dash of scifi and a flourish of fantasy to enough humor to make you laugh out loud and enough steam to make you squirm in your chair. My heroines are independent femmes with flaws and minds of their own whether they are aliens, witches, demonologists, psychics, or past life therapists. My heroes are hot and hunky, but they also have brains, character, and good manners – usually – whether they be elves, demons, berserkers, werewolves, or vampires.

I have authored and illustrated Seasons of the Witch calendars and planners for fifteen years and teach magickal arts for Seasons in Avalon. I live in The Woodlands, Texas which is why I sometimes joke about being the witch in the woods.

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