Friday, January 29, 2016

No Exit - Lena Diaz Virtual Tour

EXIT Inc. #2
Lena Diaz
Releasing on January 26, 2016

Lena Diaz returns to the thrilling world of EXIT Inc., with two enemies who become unlikely allies—and discover that only through love can they save each other...

As an agent of the Equalizers, Jace Atwell will risk everything to destroy EXIT Inc., the corrupt antiterrorist group, before more innocent lives are lost. The only way to infiltrate EXIT is by getting close to the CEO's beautiful daughter, but when they get a little too close, Jace finds himself falling for the woman he is duty-bound to deceive.

Whatever clandestine activities EXIT is involved in, Melissa Cardenas refuses to believe that her father is responsible and is determined to prove it. So when sexy, smooth-talking Jace comes clean about his motives, Melissa drops a bombshell of her own: she's been investigating too—and she wants to help him find the truth.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Reckless - Kimberly Kincaid Virtual Tour

Rescue Squad #1
Kimberly Kincaid
Releasing on January 26, 2016

Someone’s Bound To Get Burned…

Zoe Westin may be a fire captain’s daughter, but feeding the people in her hometown of Fairview is her number one priority. Running a soup kitchen is also the perfect way to prove to her dad that helping people doesn’t always mean risking life and limb. But when she's saddled with a gorgeous firefighter doing community service after yet another daredevil stunt, the kitchen has never been so hot.

Turn of the Moon - LP Dover/Wanton Wednesday

One girl. Two wolves. Promised to one. Destined for the other. 

To escape the cruel, overbearing, Kade, the Yukon Pack alpha she’s been promised to, Bailey Whitehill flees her home in search of a new life, one of freedom where she can make her own choices. However, Kade will stop at nothing to make her his and begins the hunt. 

As Bailey starts her new life, everything she’s known to be true, is not. Time is of the essence and choices have to be made or consequences suffered. Not only does Bailey fear Kade, but another danger lurks deep in the recesses of the forest. Unbeknownst to her, that danger is what she’s been searching for all along. At the turn of the moon, her fate hangs in the balance . . . and it’s up to her to make the right choice.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Keep On Loving You - Christie Ridgway

Mackenzie Walker has everything a single girl needs in her California mountain hometown. Family, friends, a thriving business…and memories of Zan Elliott, whose touch—and betrayal—she's never forgotten. Now, ten years after he left town, Zan returns to manage his late grandfather's estate…and flip Mac's life upside down. 

Friday, January 22, 2016

Calling Kupid - Katie Mettner Release Day

Happy Friday y'all!  Today is release day for Calling Kupid by +Katie Mettner.  The first book in the Kupid's Cove series!  I can't wait for you to grab a copy and fall in love as fast as I did!

Stuck on a beautiful Hawaiian island on Valentine’s Day, Kate Kupid is sure of one thing; being single on a tropical island made for lovers is a giant waste of time. Until she has an encounter on the beach that will change her life.

Eleven months later, back in the cold of Snowberry, Minnesota, the last person Kate expects to walk into her law firm is Mr. Hawaii Playboy himself. Dressed to the nines in an expensive Italian suit, Gideon Armstrong Jr. has come to reclaim what is rightfully his, Kate. Neither of them realized he brought to Snowberry more than just his need for Kate Kupid. A dangerous adversary isn’t afraid to use Kate as a prize in his game of cat and mouse, and now she must trust Gideon to keep her safe.

Back in the Islands of Love, Gideon wants a second chance to prove he can fix Kate’s broken heart, but Kate wonders if her mashed up heart can handle the kind of love he has to offer. When bullets start flying on Kupid’s Cove, Gideon grabs his chance to make Kate his, once and for all.

Tobi: I’ve read all of your Snowberry books, and was really excited to see that Kate Kupid was going to have her own book! So, tell my readers, who is Kate Kupid?

Katie: Thanks Tobi! We first meet Kate in Wicked Winifred, A Snowberry Halloween. Kate is Winifred’s best friend and co-consipirator at Halloween speed dating. Well, actually, she was the one to drag Winifred kicking and screaming to the event that ended up changing Winifred's life. Unfortunately for Kate, she wasn't that lucky at speed dating.

Tobi: I love all the names of the Snowberry Series, but I really love Kate's. How did you decide on it?

Katie: To be honest, I don’t really know, I just thought “Calling Kate Kupid” was really fun to say. It was a little weird writing a book where the main character has my name, but fun at the same time. Katie Penelope Kupid is truly an incredible woman with a huge heart that is always ready to forgive someone who wronged her, luckily for Gideon.

Tobi: To me Kate seemed very strong willed in her career and life, except for Winifred. She was almost like Winifred's mother. Does that continue in Calling Kupid?

Katie: Oh yes! In fact, Kate’s story opens in Hawaii after Winifred’s wedding. That isn’t the only time you see Winifred in Kate’s book, though. Since they are best friends you would expect to see her quite a bit, you just won’t be expecting how and why you see Winifred in Kate’s book. In fact, it's the way that Kate is with Winifred that really gives Gideon hope that he may get a second chance to make things right.

Tobi: I’ve read it, so I’m really biting my tongue right now not to give spoilers! So instead I'll say that I was very surprised to find out Calling Kupid was going to start a new series. Tell me how that came about.

Katie: Very unusually! Kate was supposed to be the last book in the Snowberry Series. It ties up very nicely all the characters from the previous seven books and since Snowberry was a very small town, I felt like I had written a good series, but it needed to end. As I wrote Kate, she spent very little time in Snowberry and most of her time on the road or in Hawaii. I had a beta-reader say to me, “Maybe you should start a new series called Kupid’s Cove.” It was sorta funny because I was already planning that! You learn about Kupid’s Cove in Kate’s book, and I decided a series set in Hawaii would be fun. The more I thought about it, the more I decided Kate’s story had to be the first one in order for it to make sense to the readers.

Tobi: Does everyone who read the Snowberry Series need to read this book? Even though it starts a new series?

Katie: *Laughing* Of course they do! But seriously, if they loved the Snowberry Series they need to read Calling Kupid because it wraps up everything in Snowberry, and you find out a few tidbits here and there about some of the other couples I’ve written about in that series. Of course, it also introduces lots of new people in Hawaii who will be part of the Kupid’s Cove Series and you’ll want to get to know them. It’s a bit of a crossover book, but I think the readers will love it! That said, if they haven't read the Snowberry Series they don't have to go back and read that one in order to understand Calling Kupid. It's very much a stand alone book, so no one should be afraid of being lost if they haven't read the Snowberry books.

Tobi: Oh, I know everyone is going to love Kate and Gideon! I’ve read it twice already! Now that we have all of that out of the way, Gideon, oh Gideon. Tell the readers about Kate’s cupid.

Katie: *Swoon* Gladly Gideon Armstrong Jr. is a bit of a resort mogul in Hawaii. Kate meets him there during Winifred’s wedding and they have a bit of a ‘moment’ together on the beach. They part ways and both figure they will never see each other again. When he finds out he has to ‘Call Kupid’ he also finds out that Kupid is the same woman he insulted in Hawaii on the previous Valentine’s Day. Their second meeting, needless to say, involved some shouting and name calling. However, the two of them are quickly embroiled in a suspense plot that has them leaving Snowberry together and heading to the safety of the islands. Gideon is about ten years older than Kate, and that’s a big sticking point for her, because she thinks he really wouldn’t, and shouldn't, be interested in someone like her. Gideon, or Strong as his friends and employees call him, is determined to prove to Katie that he’s not the same guy she met in Hawaii eleven months ago, and that she is the one for him. He just wasn’t expecting to have to do it while crash landing helicopters and dodging bullets. Don’t get me wrong, Calling Kupid is very much a romance book, and the island of Maui is absolutely the most romantic setting for it, but there is an element of suspense in it just to keep things moving along.

Tobi: It’s an awesome book and I encourage all my readers to go get Calling Kupid! Thanks for stopping by today Katie and introducing us to Kupid’s Cove, Kate and Gideon.

Katie: Thank you for having me, Tobi! I'm always excited to introduce my characters to your readers and I know they are going to love the Kupid’s Cove series as much as they have loved the Snowberry Series. They should take advantage of the .99 pricing too through January 24!

Kate has decided she wants to take the leap into the dating pool. After Winifred's wedding she feels lonelier than she's felt her whole life.  That last thing she expects is the man who hurt her so deep turns out to be her deceased client's son to darken her doorstep.
Gideon can't get Kate out of his head.  She's there 24/7 and he finally has a chance at redemption and winning her heart.  With a stalker following his every step he's worried for Kate's safety and his own. He's planned the perfect escape where he'd like the chance to heal her heart.
I loved Kate and Gideon from the first chapter.  The chemistry between the two was undeniable and left you pining for everything to work out in the end.  The suspense and adventure was a perfect amount, not so overwhelming as some stories.  If you enjoy a story about true love and second chances with lots of heart this is a great book to check out.
I give Calling Kupid....

5 baskets!

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Meet the Author

Katie Mettner writes inspirational and romantic suspense from a little house in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. She's the author of the four part epic family saga, The Sugar Series, Sugar's Song being runner up for sweet romance in the eFestival of Words contest. Her other romance series, The Northern Lights Series and the Snowberry Holiday Series, are both set in Minnesota and are a mix of
new adult and romantic suspense. If you love romance and romantic suspense, her books are for you! Her books please the contemporary and inspirational crowd! Katie lives with her soulmate, whom she met online at Thanksgiving and married in April. Together they share their lives with their three children and two leopard geckos. After suffering an especially bad spill on the bunny hill in 1989, Katie became an amputee in 2011, giving her the much needed time to pen her first novel, Sugar's Dance. With the release of Sugar's story, Katie discovered the unfilled need for disabled heroes and heroines! Her stories are about empowering people with special circumstances to find the one person who will love them because of their abilities, not their inabilities. Katie has a slight addiction to Twitter and blogging, with a lessening aversion to Pinterest now that she quit trying to make the things she pinned.


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My American Duchess - Eloisa James Virtual Tour

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Eloisa James
Releasing on January 26, 2016
Avon Books

The arrogant Duke of Trent intends to marry a well-bred Englishwoman. The last woman he would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford— an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés.

But after one provocative encounter with the captivating Merry, Trent desires her more than any woman he has ever met. He is determined to have her as his wife, no matter what it takes. And Trent is a man who always gets what he wants.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

When We Kiss - Darcy Burke Virtual Tour

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Ribbon Ridge #5
Darcy Burke
Releasing on January 19, 2016.
Avon Impulse

Denver real estate mogul, Liam Archer, has always been a thrill-seeker, and the loss of his identical twin brother has only intensified his reckless behavior. Sky diving, heli-skiing, motorcycle riding…he’s tried everything once. Except falling in love. Liam doesn’t do relationships, but a no-strings fling with Aubrey Tallinger-the smart, gorgeous lawyer handling his brother’s estate-is totally his speed.

At first, hooking up with Liam whenever he’s in Ribbon Ridge is perfect; but Aubrey fears she could fall hard for the sexy daredevil, if he’d only stop refusing to acknowledge the demons he’s trying to outrun. To protect herself from heartbreak, Aubrey ends their affair. But this time, Liam isn’t leaving town and instead of seduction, he wants to be…friends.

The white hot attraction between them still sizzles but Liam knows that winning Aubrey back won’t happen in his bed. He’ll have to convince her that he’s more than the careless, adrenaline junkie she believes him to be. Because when they kiss, Liam feels whole again… and he isn’t ready to give her up without a fight.


Going into When We Kiss, I wasn't sure I would like Liam and how he appeared to have no care whether he hurt himself and leaving his family worried constantly with his daredevil sports.  Darcy Burke worked her magic and Liam won me over. I loved discovering all of his secrets and reasons for how he'd been living his life. He's in Ribbon Ridge for a wedding and also recouping from an injury.   He needs something fun, or someone.  I felt for Aubrey as she was emotionally thrown back and forth even after putting her foot down about their fling being over. Circumstances keep throwing them together and she keeps fighting the magnetic pull she feels towards Liam.
If you enjoy a romance that will tug at your heart and keep you on the edge of your seat I highly recommend When We Kiss.
I give When We Kiss...

5 baskets!

Darcy Burke is the USA Today bestselling author of hot, action-packed historical and sexy, emotional contemporary romance. Darcy wrote her first book at age 11, a happily-ever-after about a swan addicted to magic and the female swan who loved him, with exceedingly poor illustrations.

A native Oregonian, Darcy lives on the edge of wine country with her guitar-strumming husband, their two hilarious kids-who each seem to have inherited the writing gene in some form-and two Bengal cats. In her "spare" time Darcy is a serial volunteer enrolled in a 12-step program where one learns to say "no," but she keeps having to start over. Her happy places are Disneyland and Labor Day weekend at the Gorge.

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Monday, January 18, 2016

Enchantment of a Highlander - Madeline Martin Virtual Tour

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Highlander #3
Madeline Martin
Releasing January 19, 2016

The sweeping historical romance that began with DECEPTION OF A HIGHLANDER, and continued with POSSESSION OF A HIGHLANDER, reaches its dazzling conclusion in this scorcher set on the Scottish plains.

Alec MacLean returns home after a decade to find his recently deceased father has let his inheritance fall to ruin. As the new laird, it’s Alec’s responsibility to rebuild the castle and restore the lands. He must also regain the people’s trust after having abandoned them so long ago, a feat not easily done when he fears he’s plagued with the same darkness as his father.

Celia escaped the North Berwick witch trials at a young age, surviving because of the sacrifice of her beloved caretaker. She’s made a life for herself in the wilds of Scotland where no laird rules, a life where she heals for coin, a life without love so she can never feel the hurt of loss again.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Heart Melter - Sophia Knightly/ Second Look Sunday

Romantic Suspense
He was her fiercest protector...and her heart's captor.

Scottish surgeon, Dr. Ian MacGregor, has no desire to see his ex-fiancée again. But when the dazzling Broadway star lands in his office wounded, the healer in Ian can't turn her away. 

Natasha White has no idea why anyone would knife her on a crowded street in Times Square. At first she thinks the cut on her thigh is an accident, but as frightening events unravel, she learns the mob is after an incriminating flash drive and will stop at nothing to reclaim it. She's grateful when Ian whisks her away to his castle in the Highlands, far from the mob. 

Friday, January 15, 2016

If I Could Fly - Tricia Copeland

After the happily ever after... Did you ever wonder what the family thinks when the girl rides away with her prince? Amanda's parents think she's abandoned her friends, goals, even morals to be with Doug. The assessment is ludicrous, but Amanda can't convince them otherwise. Their disapproval undermines her self-confidence and she is determined to prove them wrong. To make things worse, Doug has a huge roadblock thrown in his path. Amanda isn't able to talk about the situation with anyone except Zack, her ex-boyfriend. Can she endure the strain of keeping Doug's secret? Can her already fragile psyche survive a whole summer with parents who condemn everything she does? Amanda begins to doubt she can, and there's no castle, no fairy godmother, no magic wand to rescue her.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

What A Werewolf Wants - Kristin Miller

Going to the chapel, and her sister is going to get married…no matter what.
Josie Cole might be unlucky in love, but she’s a pro at matching other couples. When her sister gets married to the man of her dreams, it’ll be Cole Matchmaking Services one-hundredth match, and secure Josie a television special that would boost business.
Private investigator–and werewolf–Ryder McManus doesn’t believe in marriage. Catching cheating spouses has taught him there is no such thing as happily ever after. But then he never expected to find his fated mate, Josie, at his best friend’s wedding festivities.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Kill Without Mercy - Alexandra Ivy Virtual Tour

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ARES Security #1
Alexandra Ivy
Released Dec 29th, 2015
Kensington: Zebra

From the hellhole of a Taliban prison to sweet freedom, five brave military heroes have made it home—and they’re ready to take on the civilian missions no one else can. Individually they’re intimidating. Together they’re invincible. They’re the men of ARES Security.

Rafe Vargas is only in Newton, Iowa, to clear out his late grandfather’s small house. As the covert ops specialist for ARES Security, he's eager to get back to his new life in Texas. But when he crosses paths with Annie White, a haunted beauty with skeletons in her closet, he can't just walk away—not when she’s clearly in danger…

Monday, January 11, 2016

Stealing the Bachelor - Sonya Weiss

A sweet category romance from Entangled's Bliss Imprint...
She needs his help, but he has a price...
Having missed out on the "drop-dead-gorgeous" gene in her family, Ann Snyder decides to kick a little butt in the business world instead. That is, until her skeezy manager's "side business" has the FDA raiding her chocolate shop. Now Ann's in huge trouble...and the only person who can help her is the adorkable guy who completely humiliated her in high school.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Rushing To Die - Lindsay Emory Virtual Tour

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A Sorority Sisters Mystery #2
Lindsay Emory
Releasing Dec 29th, 2015
Witness Impulse

“We’ll be sisters ’til we die…”

In the second installment of Lindsay Emory’s Sorority Sisters Mystery series, chapter advisor Margot Blythe must expose a sorority row assassin … before she becomes the killer’s next target.

Three months into her tenure as the Sutton College Delta Beta chapter advisor, Margot Blythe has the sorority in tip-top shape, just in time for sorority rush. Snapping and stomping in perfect synchronization, everyone is hopeful that after this rush, Delta Beta’s reputation as “the murder house” will be forgotten.

Until a body is found in the Delta Beta backyard. Again. The woman is found wearing a Delta Beta shirt, which is troublesome enough; even more distressing, no one in the chapter recognizes her. Unwilling to let a minor inconvenience like potential murder spoil the social calendar, Margot gladly hands off the investigation to local police cutie Ty Hatfield, while the Delta Beta girls throw themselves into rush preparations.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

To Win Her Trust - Mackenzie Crowne

Can she trust this player with her heart? 

Ever since experiencing a childhood trauma, reclusive artist CC Calhoun has suffered from panic attacks. But when a fateful kiss from handsome wide receiver, Kevin “Tuck” Tucker, is enough to stop one of those episodes cold, she wonders if guarding her heart has been the right choice. Will going on a test date with Tuck open her to trusting someone for the first time in years? Or will she wind up being just another notch in the football player's bedpost?

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Heartsong - Sara Walter Ellwood Virtual Tour

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Singing to the Heart #2
Sara Walter Ellwood
Releasing Jan 5th, 2016
Lyrical Shine

Gabriel McKenna is living the dream. A rising country music star he’s no stranger to fame, money, or beautiful women. Despite his bad boy image, he’s also got a heart of gold, and when his ten-year-old brother is orphaned, he wants to take him under his wing. But the judge on the case is less than impressed by Gabe’s reputation and awards custody to the grandfather Gabe knows firsthand is abusive.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Everything She Wanted - Jennifer Ryan Virtual Tour

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The Hunted Series #5
Jennifer Ryan
Releasing Jan 5th, 2016
Avon Books

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ryan returns to The Hunted series

Ben Knight has spent his life protecting those in need and helping abused women escape their terrible circumstances. He’ll stop at nothing to save the lives of his clients, especially the hauntingly beautiful Kate Morrison, a woman threatened by a man whose wealth allows him to get away with everything—including murder.         
Kate’s days spent as a social worker, fighting for those unable to help themselves, means she’s spent her fair share of time in a court room. She and Ben have crossed paths, but never that professional line. When he agrees to aid her in putting Evan Faraday behind bars where he belongs, she must trust the sexy lawyer with her life and that of a precious baby.