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New Release!

Here’s my latest release! ♥♥♥♥

Marie Lavender- Multigenre Author

The Missing Piece, my new adult romance, is finally out on its own! Yay! ♥

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Purchase Links:

Universal Amazon link:  https://bookgoodies.com/a/B06W5RYBD8

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Publisher:  http://solsticepublishing.com/the-missing-piece/

CreateSpace:  https://www.createspace.com/6933779

Wow! ♥♥♥ Thanks, Solstice, for giving my work a wonderful home!😉

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New Release: The Breadth of the Soul by author Linda Lee Williams

I am happy to announce a cool book release by my long-time author friend, Linda Lee Williams! Her holiday book, The Breadth of the Soul, officially released eight days ago! Yay! That’s awesome, Linda! 🙂

When a new book comes out, it is always an exciting time for an author!

Linda is giving us a fun look at her new romance novella, The Breadth of the Soul, today.

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Cool cover!

This is the blurb:

She doesn’t know who she is or why she’s come to Colorado Springs. Dustin has no idea why he’s met her. Kayla whispers that her name is Ruby—if he can believe the voice of a spirit in the night. Separate tragedies, years apart, form an invisible bond between Ruby and him. A chance encounter over the Holidays? Or a match made in Heaven? Only Kayla knows for sure…

And here is an excerpt to tease everyone.

All Dustin wanted to do was go home and take a nap. He deserved that, didn’t he? Hadn’t he done enough chivalrous shit for one day? Driving away from the hotel, he felt guilty for leaving Brandy—or whoever the hell she was. Why hadn’t he minded his own business in Lutz’s? No one else cared that she was crying. Why had Janette sat him in the booth near Brandy’s? Why hadn’t he plopped his ass on a stool at the counter like he usually did?

Damn it, Kayla. Get out of my head. Stop trying to be my moral compass…

Dustin slowed at the first intersection, swung into a gas station, and turned his truck around. He knew he should go back to the shop to pick up his SUV, but he didn’t have time.

When he entered the hotel, he didn’t see her. He approached the desk clerk. “Excuse me. Did the lady who was here check in yet?”

“She went to the restroom.”

Dustin headed down a hallway. He halted at the correct door, knocking. “Brandy, are you in there?”

She came out, her eyes red-rimmed. “Did you forget something?” she asked, sniffling.

He commandeered her suitcase. “Yeah—you. Look, I can’t leave you here, okay? Not in your present state of mind.”

“Don’t make me go to the police, Dustin. They’ll think I’m nuts and have me locked up.”

“I want you to stay with me, at least until we can make some sense out of this.”

“Is it all right with your…significant other?”

“Yeah, she’s on board. Believe me.”

She trailed him into the lobby. “I’m sorry to be such a pain. I know you didn’t ask for this, to be burdened with a stranger who has amnesia, and I…”

“Please, stop crying and stop apologizing. I’m not the saint you make me out to be.”

“But you’re helping me, and you don’t have to.”

“That’s where you’re wrong, Brandy. Sometimes, we have no choice in the matter.”

Purchase Links:

Universal Amazon link:  http://bookgoodies.com/a/B017WHH3BC

Ooh! ♥♥♥

Love the tension!

Thank you for telling us about your book, Linda! It looks wonderful! I know I can’t wait to read it! 😀

Author Bio

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Linda Lee Williams lives in Denver, Colorado, with her husband, Tim, and their sweet dog, Bart. Over the years she’s taught creative writing classes, hosted a writers’ group, and written a variety of contemporary romances with a paranormal slant.

In addition to The Breadth of the Soul and Elsewhere, Linda has a family-oriented, vampire series titled Blood & Company: Old Town Nights, Sisters of the Night, New England Nights, and Brothers of the Night. She’s participated in two anthologies and contributed to a fun cookbook: Cooking With The Crazy Lady Authors.

Author Links

Website:  http://www.lindaleewilliams.com

Blog:  http://indielindy.blogspot.com

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/author.linda.lee.williams

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/williamslindal

Amazon:  http://www.amazon.com/Linda-Lee-Williams/e/B00CB1K7SG

Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7123006.Linda_Lee_Williams

Pinterest:  https://www.pinterest.com/lindaleewilliam/

Thanks again, Linda! Readers, you can catch a fun book spotlight with Linda Lee Williams on Wednesday, December 2nd on the Marie Lavender’s Books! blog here.

Happy reading, everyone! And we hope to see you back on ILRB sometime, Linda. 😉

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New Release: Donuts, Diamonds and Assorted Details by debut author Skye McNeil

I am happy to announce a cool book release by my new author friend, Skye McNeill! Her first book, Donuts, Diamonds and Assorted Details, released today! Yay! Good for you, Skye! 🙂

When the first book comes out, that is always an extremely exciting time for an author! Every book release is loaded with excitement, but the first? Unimaginable really. Seeing your name in print, or any medium in the publishing realm, is one of the proudest moments an author can have. So kudos, Skye!

Skye is giving us a very cool look at her new romance novel, Donuts, Diamonds and Assorted Details, today.

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Great cover!

This is the blurb:

Gwen Smidt dreams of leaving Iowa for sunny Florida.

 But her dream is derailed by Devon Smith, a dashing criminal attorney. While investigating the murder of her friend, Gwen discovers the truth about why Devon was transplanted into her life.

 Jeremy Schroeder is a hopeless romantic who never gives up on the possibility of Gwen. He is willing to do anything, pull any tricks, to convince her they are meant to be.

 In a moment of sheer insanity, Gwen and Jeremy find themselves naked between the sheets. Their rendezvous now holds their friendship hostage, and while Jeremy wants more than friendship, Gwen is reluctant to give up on the notion of a perfect man.

 Throughout the inevitable longing between Gwen and Jeremy, the reality Gwen believes in is a lie. Now, when reality comes crashing back down, Gwen must choose between choosing a man that she loves and the man that she wants to love…

And here is an excerpt to tease everyone.

She felt his eyes scan her from head to toe more than once before he closed the distance between them and trapped her between the wall and his arms resting on either side of her shoulders. She couldn’t move if she wanted to; not with her heart pounding furiously to make her stay and kiss him until he stopped his shenanigans. “I’ve got all I want right here,” he whispered against her neck.

Gwen’s stomach flipped and her throat immediately dried. Those words sounded like honey on her tortured soul, but she couldn’t accept them. “You’re drunk,” she shot back, equally hushed. She moved to escape his clutch, but he pressed her against the wall with his body.

“Maybe a little, but maybe I’m just drunk enough to demand you stop teasing me,” he replied, moving her hair behind her shoulder and toying with the dress strap. He rolled it between his fingers and lowered his eyes to her dress. “You come to a party you’re not invited to wearing a dress that makes every male head turn.” He slipped her strap down and gently caressed her bare shoulder. Chills spread over her skin the more he touched her. “And then you want to leave right after I see you?” he finished, pushing the opposite dress strap off. “That’s not very fair,” he complained, leaning down and catching the tip of her ear between his teeth.

If it weren’t for the other partygoers, Gwen was certain Jeremy would take her in that very hallway. She saw the longing in his brown depths and knew hers mirrored the exact same. “You know we can’t,” she murmured against his lips.

Jeremy cradled her face in his hands and nuzzled her nose with his before tilting her head up. “Then why does it feel so right when we do?” he argued as he lightly nibbled on her lower lip. His reasoning made sense to her hazed thoughts. The way he coerced her lips with his only intensified her resolve to not let anything or anyone get between them.

Deciding one kiss wouldn’t hurt anything, Gwen met Jeremy’s lips with exuberance.

His reaction took her breath away when he eagerly slipped his tongue into her mouth to tangle with hers. He tasted like beer laced with vodka and a hint of peppermint, but to her, he still tasted like perfection. The beat of the rock song playing over the amplifier only deepened the pressure in Gwen’s body. Thankful for the crowd-reducing noise, Gwen pulled Jeremy closer yet, until he was skin to skin with her.

Purchase Links:

Universal Amazon link:  http://bookgoodies.com/a/B015N6JLSM

Ooh! ♥♥♥

Thank you for telling us about your book, Skye! It looks wonderful! I know I can’t wait to read it! 😀

Author Bio

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Skye McNeil began writing at the age of seventeen, and has been lost in a love affair ever since. With the encouragement and support of her family, Skye continued to write and completed NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in 2013. In high school, Skye’s poetry was published in Celebrate! Young Poets Speak Out.

Skye enjoys writing romance novels that leave readers wanting more and falling in love over and over again. She writes contemporary and historical novels ranging from sweet and sassy to steamy and sultry.

Skye loves spending time with her family including her pets, two cats and one dog who were adopted from her local animal shelter. When she is not writing, Skye enjoys photography, volleyball, meeting new people, traveling, and curling up with a cup of coffee and reading.

Author Links

Website/Blog:  http://www.skyemcneil.com/

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

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/Skye_McNeil7

Thanks again, Skye! We hope to see you back on ILRB sometime. Readers, you can catch a fun interview with Skye on Thursday, October 8th on the Marie Lavender’s Books! blog here.

Happy reading, everyone! And we’ll see you soon, Skye. 😉

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Book release party on Facebook!

Awesome release party for my new book, Second Nature, book one of the Blood at First Sight Series!

Marie Lavender- Multigenre Author

Drop by the book release party for Second Nature, my new paranormal romance/urban fantasy book, today! There will be lots of giveaways and prizes! It will run for 12 hours and you have up to 24 hours to leave comments in order to compete for prizes. So, make sure to take a few moments and drop in! We’d love to have you there!  🙂

https://www.facebook.com/events/732919843454312/

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Purchase Links:

Universal Amazon: http://bookgoodies.com/a/B00Q7FWIWA

http://solsticepublishing.com/second-nature/

Link to print book: https://www.createspace.com/5131233 

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Exciting news about SECOND NATURE!

I just wanted to drop in and announce that Second Nature, book one of the Blood at First Sight Series, will be released on December 9th.  Yay!  I’m giving you a sneak peak of the cover here, but it won’t officially be revealed until a few days before the release.  Pre-orders should be starting up around that time.

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I am so excited about this paranormal romance/urban fantasy series.  🙂

Here is the blurb for Second Nature:

She never expected it…

Desiree Edwards has a problem. She’s been attacked, kidnapped and forced to get along with a vampire of all things. It’s something right out of the story books she reads, or her worst nightmare. But, sometimes he’s not the monster he appears to be. He seems so humanlike that she can’t help it when her emotions betray her, when her body betrays her. To make matters worse, she finds out more about herself than she ever wanted to know.

She was unlike any other…

Alec has a problem. The animal in him wants Desiree. But, so does the man. The more he learns about her, the harder it is to deny what he wants. But, he’s a freak, and she’s just a human. The two species don’t mix that way. Then an old enemy surfaces and Alec is forced to make a choice. His life or hers.

Can Alec’s soul be saved by this unique human? Or will it be far too late?

I hope you can come by and join us at the release party here  on Facebook.  It is shown below as well:

https://www.facebook.com/events/732919843454312/

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There will be lots of prizes from me and book donations from other paranormal, fantasy and sci-fi authors! How exciting, right?  So stop by the awesome release party on Tuesday, December 9th.  You won’t be disappointed!  😀

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