First Touch by Laurelin Paige | Cover Reveal

Title: First Touch
Author: Laurelin Paige
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication Date: December 22, 2015


 When Emily Wayborn goes home to visit her mom while on hiatus from her hit TV show, she receives a voicemail from her former best friend, Amber. Though the two were once notorious party girls, they haven';t spoken in years. Although the message might sound benign to anyone else, Amber uses a safe word that Emily recognizes, a word they always used to get out of sticky situations during their wild days. And what';s more chilling than the voicemail: it turns out that Amber has gone missing.

Determined to track down her friend, Emily follows a chain of clues that lead her to the enigmatic billionaire Reeve Sallis, a hotelier known for his shady dealings and play boy reputation. Now, in order to find Amber, Emily must seduce Reeve to learn his secrets and discover the whereabouts of her friend. But as she finds herself more entangled with him, she finds she';s drawn to Reeve for more than just his connection to Amber, despite her growing fear that he may be the enemy. When she';s forced to choose where her loyalty lies, how will she decide between saving Amber and saving her heart?

About Laurelin:

 Laurelin Paige is the NY Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Fixed Trilogy. She';s a sucker for a good romance and gets giddy anytime there';s kissing, much to the embarrassment of her three daughters. Her husband doesn';t seem to complain, however. When she isn';t reading or writing sexy stories, she';s probably singing, watching Mad Men and the Walking Dead, or dreaming of Adam Levine.

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Until You Find Me by Amber Hart | SALE!!

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In this steamy, electrifying novel, Amber Hart pushes contemporary romance to its wildest limits as a young woman travels halfway across the globe—and discovers the place where her heart belongs. Raven has no idea what to expect when she travels to Africa in search of answers about her family’s past. A twenty-year-old college student from Michigan, she’s never seen anything like the beautiful, treacherous jungles of Cameroon. But nothing takes her breath away like Jospin. As soon as Raven meets the charismatic and intense young hunter, she’s instantly hooked. Clever, rugged, and fearless, Jospin makes his living from the perils of the jungle. But falling in love with Raven could be the most dangerous thing he’s ever done. The heir to a powerful poaching empire, he holds the key to unlocking the secrets of Raven’s legacy. If she asks the wrong questions, his answers could get them both killed. And yet each and every moment spent holding Raven in his arms is worth the risk. Raven’s getting closer to the truth. Jospin’s at the point of no return. Their chemistry is out of control, and when they forge a bond that goes beyond blood, desire will take them into uncharted territory. 

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About Amber Hart

Amber Hart grew up in Orlando, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia. She now resides on the Florida coastline with family. When unable to find a book, she can be found writing, daydreaming, or with her toes in the sand. She's the author of the Before & After series (BEFORE YOU; AFTER US), and the Until You Find Me series (UNTIL YOU FIND ME; CAPTURED BY YOU). Rep'd by Beth Miller of Writers House.

The Untold Story of Romeo & Juliet: Bleeding Love by Steve Genis | Blitz

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Think you know everything about the world's most famous love story? Think again!
Move over Shakespeare, this is one makeover like no other.
21 year old Romeo Montague is hot, single, sexy and rich. What more could any man ask for?
How about, love?
Meet 18 year old Juliet Capulet. She's also hot, single, sexy and rich. Sounds like the perfect match, right?
Think again!
When their two worlds collide, they will sacrifice everything for love, including their warring families.
This is a story about sex, love, hope, and tragedy.
This story fills in many missing pieces never shown on stage or screen.
With many characters altered from the original tale to fit in with their modern day counterparts, this story is retold in the complete modern day English language, based on today's everyday living standards and set in modern day Paris, France.
This is Bleeding Love, The Untold Story of Romeo and Juliet.
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The Reality of O by Candy Sloane | Blog Tour




Fifteen Contestants, Twelve Episodes & One Very Big O
When my best friend Allie posted about my need for an inaugural O on a prominent dating website it was meant to be a joke.
A joke she was supposed to delete.
But her post started an internet and media frenzy and, when I was offered fifty thousand dollars to star in my own reality competition show, I had no choice but to say yes.
The Orgasm Virgin was supposed to help me meet a carnal companion who could finally bring me to climax.
Unfortunately, the one person I want to win the undying allegiance of my, well, you know, can’t be in the running at all.
Now in an L.A. mansion with fifteen very persuasive contestants vying for my attention and one undeniably sexy Production Assistant secretly getting it all the word ACTION has a whole new meaning…

Candy Sloane is an erotica author and the fictional creation of Lisa Burstein from the New Adult novel Sneaking Candy. The Orgasm Virgin is her debut novel.
Author's Note: This book is about sex. There are men kissing women, women kissing women, and men kissing lady parts. It is not meant for readers under eighteen, or my mother.



In my room later, soaking in a much-needed silky vanilla bubble bath and relishing the one area besides the toilet that was camera and microphone free on this reality show, I lay back. The bubbles in the bath covering my ears, soft popping noises enveloped me as I closed my eyes and breathed out.
At least there was always a bath to escape to.
I exhaled again and sunk my head lower, so the water danced against my lips. The cordless phone hanging on the wall beside the bathtub rang.
You’ve got to be kidding me.
I ignored it, exhaling louder, trying to counteract its insistent bell.
It stopped and my body relaxed, just the sound of water tinkling all around me, but in seconds it started ringing again. I ducked my head all the way under, anything to shut it up. It was muffled by the bath, but I could still hear it.
I jumped out of the tub, attempting not to kill myself by slipping on the marble floor. I wrenched it from the wall.
"The question is who?"
"Hi, V," he said.
"Hi," I replied, dripping wet. I reached for a soft white towel and wrapped myself up.
"I know we have some unfinished business," he said, "and since I can’t come over I thought I’d call."
"Talking isn’t really what I had in mind," I said, my voice going low and husky.
"I know, but you’d be amazed what the right words can do."
Didn’t I know that.
"Aren’t the lines tapped?"
He laughed. "No, that would be illegal."
At least I hadn’t signed away that small bit of privacy in my contract for the show.
"How’s your bath?" he asked.
"Excuse me?" My eyes darted everywhere, looking for cameras.
"I could tell from the motion detectors in your room that you were in the bath," he said. "Camera, mic free, and naked, it was hard to resist giving you a call."
Heat overwhelmed me, so severe it stopped my breath. If it were anyone else it would have been creepy, but Scott made it seem sweet and outrageously sexy. As a production assistant on the show there were probably millions of other things he needed to be doing, but he’d decided instead to check up on me. By calling, he’d chosen the only way he could really talk to me in this insane asylum of a reality show I’d checked myself into.
"It was pretty nice until I got interrupted," I smiled.
"I guess I need to make that interruption worth your while. Is your bathroom door closed?"
"You mean you can’t tell?" I asked, gently gliding my fingers along my collarbone.
"Smart-ass," he replied. "Get back in the bath."
"With the phone?"
"Live a little," he chuckled. "Slide your sexy body back into that bathtub."
I did as he said. His voice was suddenly hotter than any touch.
"Cradle the phone on your shoulder. I want to have you able to use both your hands."
I obeyed.
"Caress yourself slowly, starting at your tits, playing with your nipples and tracing down."
"You’re not wasting any time," I said, my hands becoming his. The heat of the water was nothing compared to the lava running through my bloodstream as I teased my breasts. "Can I go lower?" I managed to whisper.
"One direction at a time," he said. "I want those nipples so hard they are shrieking."
"Okay," I swirled my middle finger in blindingly burning circles around each nipple until they were throbbing.
"Slip your hands down to your stomach," he said, "and don’t you dare go any lower. I’ll know from your breathing."
"I’m there," I said, pressing my fingers into my pubic bone like I was slamming the brakes on a car.
"How badly do you want to touch yourself?"
My fingers quivered. "So, so badly."
"You need to wait."
"I can’t," I begged, "I can’t wait anymore." Those were the words I had been keeping inside, and I was sharing them with Scott. Telling him I needed it, wanted it. Was going to do whatever I had to do to get it.
He smacked his lips together in satisfaction. "Just another secondget drunk on that anticipation, V."
I dug my fingernails into my skin so hard I could feel welts starting to form.
"Please, Scott," I said.
"Those are the magic words," he sighed. "Now you can play with yourself."
I eased my fingers down. I was sopping wet even in the water.
"Take one hand and spread until you can get right at your clit."
I moaned.
"Slick your pointer finger against it, slowly, very slowly," he instructed.
I moaned again.
"Slowly, I said."
I managed to measure my movements, but I couldn’t keep myself from whimpering in delight again.
"Slower, V, this is my movie. Your pleasure escalates at my pace. I control when you come."
"Okay," I breathed, slowing slightly.
"Stick one of your fingers inside, but keep rubbing yourself."
"Only one?"
"Make it two," he bargained, "I want you to fuck yourself good and hard."
I arched my back involuntarily, pressing against my hand as I slid two fingers in.
"Now a little faster. You’re going to come like my mouth is on you."
I could feel the pressure building, the tightness inside me about to go. I’d masturbated before, but never like this. Never with a man’s voice guiding meScotts voice guiding me. Scotts words making me frantic to fuck myself good and hard.
"Thrust those fingers in deeper and keep rubbing that clit."
My body was on fire. My breathing so erratic I felt faint. Pleasure slipped up from my toes to the tips of my hair, again and again. It almost felt like being electrocuted, my body trembling involuntarily with each shock. I wailed and collapsed against the back of the tub, every part of me tingling as I came.
"Sounds like I did my job."
"Oh yeah," I replied, barely able to breathe. "You deserve a raise."
"Does that make up for the other night?"
"For now," I said, forcing my hand against my pubic bone until it ached.
"Okay," he said. "Even though my cock is throbbing, I didn’t touch myself at all. I only focused on you. Now we’re even."
"Let me help you take care of that, then we’ll really be even," I said, noticing that the bath water had grown cold.
"I want to hold off until it’s your hands on me, my hands on you, my cock tearing you in two."
"Come over," I said.
"Soon," he replied. "And V, if you liked thatjust wait."
Even though it was only eight more days, eight more episodes we had to film before he and I could really be together, I didn’t think I could.

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Naughty Author of Naughty Books. My debut novel The Reality O is out NOW & it's NAUGHTY. I heart hot guys and making my readers blush!


The One That Got Away by Bethany Chase | Blog Tour + Giveaway

Perfect for fans of Emily Giffin and Jennifer Weiner, this bright, funny debut from a fresh voice in fiction offers a delicious take on love, family, and what it means to build a home of one’s own.

Sarina Mahler thinks she has her life all nailed down: a growing architecture practice in Austin, Texas, and an any-day-now proposal from her loving boyfriend, Noah. She’s well on her way to having the family she’s hoped for since her mother’s death ten years ago. But with Noah on a temporary assignment abroad and retired Olympic swimmer—and former flame—Eamon Roy back in town asking her to renovate his new fixer-upper, Sarina’s life takes an unexpected turn. Eamon proves to be Sarina’s dream client, someone who instinctively trusts every one of her choices—and Sarina is reminded of all the reasons she was first drawn to him back in the day. Suddenly her carefully planned future with Noah seems a little less than perfect. And when tragedy strikes, Sarina is left reeling. With her world completely upended, she is forced to question what she truly wants in life—and in love.

Full of both humor and heartbreak, The One That Got Away is the story of one woman’s discovery that, sometimes, life is what happens when you leave the blueprints behind.

Advance Praise for THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY:

Refinery 29 includes Bethany Chase in their “21 New Authors You Need to Know” Feature, calling THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY “A novel that could be worthy of a big-screen adaption!”

"[A] sparkling debut [that] packs serious emotional punches . . . This utterly enjoyable romance will have readers swooning, sobbing, and eagerly anticipating Chase';s next book."Kirkus Reviews

“A warm, witty, and wise novel, The One That Got Away announces the arrival of a great new voice in fiction.”—Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One and Only 

“Love can be complicated, and in The One That Got Away, Bethany Chase captures every nuanced beat of a conflicted heart. An authentic and warm voice infuses this story of humor, heartbreak, and home. While Sarina finds her way, we as readers might also find a way back to our own unique lives.”—Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of And Then I Found You

“This perfectly paced story is full of fresh, engaging characters, but Chase’s greatest accomplishment is Sarina Mahler. Sarina is so human, her inner world such a compelling mix of guarded and open-hearted, confident and faltering, that—through every loss, every funny moment, every blazing triumph—I felt completely with her and grateful to be there.”—Marisa de los Santos, New York Times bestselling author of Falling Together
“Bethany Chase is utterly charming and writes about loss with wisdom and heart.”—Allie Larkin, author of Why Can’t I Be You

“Don’t let this one get away: Chase’s debut is fun, romantic, steamy, and populated with heartfelt characters—not-to-miss delicious escapism!”—L. Alison Heller, author of The Never Never Sisters

“We fell in love with The One That Got Away from the very first page. In her charming debut novel, Bethany Chase reminds us about the one that got away, and makes us wonder what would have happened if he hadn’t.”—Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke, co-authors of Your Perfect Life

The One That Got Away is juicy, steamy, witty, and real. Bethany Chase kept me laughing out loud as I quickly turned the pages. With a love story perfectly balanced between sexy and sweet, and settings so vivid and hip they feel like a literary Pinterest board, Chase will have you swooning.”—Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of After I Do


A native of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Bethany Chase headed to Williams College for an English degree and somehow came out the other side an interior designer. When she’s not writing or designing, you can usually find her in a karaoke bar. She lives with her lovely husband and occasionally psychotic cat in Brooklyn, three flights up. This is her first novel.

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Mending Heartstrings by Felicia Lynn | Blog Tour [March 23 - April 6]

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March 23- April 6th
Mending Heartstrings by Felicia Lynn

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Mending Heartstrings Synopsis:

Just when life seems to be manageable, you’re thrown radically off course by “the one”. “The one” you weren’t expecting. “The one” who single handedly holds the key to the tattered and rusted lock to the walls surrounding your heart. Letting her into your protected sanctuary will only serve one purpose, intentional infliction of pain and heartache.
Jon is a man on a mission with only one agenda, to survive…to survive his past, and avoid letting his future be consumed by his history. It’s all really simple, until she walks into his world and turns it, on its axis. She makes him yearn for things he never wanted, or at least didn’t realize he ever would. Now his dreams and writings are consumed with the fantasy that this girl could change everything. But deep down he knows she deserves better. Better than him. Better than anyone he’s ever met.

He’s the lead guitarist for Garrett McKenna’s band. His life consists of touring, studio time, and writing music. That’s it. Staying healthy means keeping his routine, which has been easy enough until this little effervescent beauty rocks his world. Now he’s left questioning everything and doing some soul searching to decide if he’s equipped to give what he knows she needs and deserves.

Whitney avoids love at all costs. She’s not scared of it. She’s too strong to be that weak. She refuses to allow herself to lose her mind over another person, when there’s a high probability of getting her heart broken. She’s witnessed it more times than she can count, and she’s less than interested in taking the gamble.
Her strong will has served her well in life. Very few people know her secrets. She prefers to keep it that way. Her friends and family own her heart and deep devotion. She could easily do without the rest of the population but plays nice so she doesn’t appear to be the major bitch she knows she is on the inside.
Everything in her life makes sense. Her life is filled with more love and laughter than most will ever see, and it feels complete to her. She’s simply satisfied…until him.

He complicates things. His life isn’t something she understands or is willing to try to figure out. But she can’t keep her mind from wandering to the scruff faced, gorgeous guitarist, no matter how hard she tries.
He’s everything she’s never wanted, yet her heart is telling her differently. She fears she’s diving headfirst off the cliff of heartache. She’ll never recover from her brief no-strings weekend with this man. If she opens her heart it will be “the end”… no matter what. The question is what kind of ending will it be? Not all fairy tales have the happily ever after.

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Tied Up In Heartstrings Synopsis

Tragedy ripped the security from her life. Left a single mother, Alexis's fear of loss insulates her from the rest of the world. Her best friends from college and close family are the only people she keeps close.

A man from her past has always been in love with Alexis. He’s never met anyone that measures up to her. Garrett is a musician, who never really imagined he’d have the fame and fortune that he's found. But, even with that, what he's always wanted is out of reach... or is it?

When Garrett and Alexis meet up by chance a relationship begins. Neither expected what happens. She can’t be sure she’s ready for the complications a relationship brings. He will have to work overtime to win her heart without any assurances it will be successful.

Alexis is learning about life without Jed, and is feeling more secure with parenting on her own. Garrett appreciates his fans and is enjoying his life on the road but misses having a private life. The lives they have built separately leave little room for a budding relationship, but their hearts won’t take that into consideration.

Will the cards they’ve been dealt get in the way of a love that is meant to be? Is love enough to overcome loss and heartbreak? Can they accept all that the other is, without feeling like they are living in the shadow of their former lives?

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The List Synopsis

In Matthews, North Carolina, where everyone knows everyone, there’s a minefield of hidden secrets and cover-ups. When Kip’s opportunity to avenge those who have been wronged approaches, he contemplates revenge. For Kip, removing the people who’ve caused harm to those he loves is a mission of service. With the time limit on Kip’s future quickly approaching, sacrifices must be made to make sure the guilty parties pay. But will his conscience get in the way? Can a man who lives life so passionately ever be a murderer?

Author Bio:
Felicia Lynn, author of Tied Up In Heartstrings, is a transplanted Florida girl, born and raised, who lives just north of Atlanta, GA. She spends most of her days holed up in a cozy chair with a cup of tea and her laptop, writing about the characters that live in her head. When she’s not writing you’ll find her hanging out with her family and friends! She loves reading, taking long walks, chatting with her Facebook family, and listening to music, especially live music. A self-declared lover of all things baseball, she is obsessed with every aspect of the game!!!

Felicia writes contemporary romance, because love stories make people happy. Even in the midst of anguish and turmoil, true love can turn life around, and the process is beautiful. Most of Felicia's stories are based on real life experiences, which she embellishes to tell a story. Mending Heartstrings, the second in the Heartstrings series, will be releasing shortly. She also recently co-wrote a mystery/suspense book titled The List with professional poker player, Chris Bell. Look for more to come from those two as well.




Getting Dirty by Mia Storm | Release Day Launch + Giveaway

A poem by Blaire Leon

If sex is dirty, why would I do it with someone I love?
If sex is dirty, then didn’t we all come from the dirt?
What if I like the dirt?
What if I want to get dirty?
What if I want to roll in the mud until I’m so fucking filthy that I’ll never be clean again?

When twenty-five-year-old graduate assistant Caiden Brenner asked Blaire Leon how old she was, she said she was a senior. He chose to believe she meant in college. They connect over Lord Byron’s Don Juan and, as their conversations become increasingly thicker with sexual innuendo, Caiden finds himself obsessing over a totally off-limits undergrad who’s bold, beautiful, brilliant, and one of the most passionate poets he’s ever met.

But it turns out Blaire hasn't been totally honest. She's the seventeen-year-old valedictorian of her high school class, taking courses at Sierra State while awaiting her acceptance to Stanford.

Will Caiden get too deeply into Blaire to back away before he finds out the truth? Or will their connection be enough to seduce him into risking his entire future on Jail Bait?

"A thousand and one feels....Getting Dirty is a thrilling, tantalizing forbidden romance you do not want to miss! I not only devoured this book, it devoured me right back!"
--Katy Evans, New York Times Bestselling author of REAL


Without realizing I’m doing it, I find I’m leaning toward her. I catch myself and stop. But before I can pull back, she closes the rest of the distance and presses her lips hard against mine.
Any thought that I shouldn’t be doing this evaporates like fog in a stiff breeze at the taste of her mouth, moving hungrily on mine. She’s scotch and fire on my tongue as she devours me. Right or wrong, I’m powerless to stop her.
Her fingers run down my face to my chest as she opens her mouth wider, inviting me deeper inside. I take the invitation, tasting as much of her as she’ll give me. Her hands tug at the hem of my shirt and my breath catches when cold fingers meet my warm abs.
I press harder against her, drawing her closer, and fire rips through my veins as our tongues and hands explore the new landscapes of each other’s mouths and bodies.
But a shard of coherent thought finally manages to pierce the bubble I’ve constructed to justify what I’m doing. “You’re a student,” I say against her mouth.
Her lips skim to my ear. “I like you, Caiden,” she whispers, and her saying my name with that hot breath, that wet mouth, is nearly enough to break my resolve. “I like you a lot.”
I take her by the shoulders and gently peel her away, my heart hammering out African drumbeats against my ribcage. “You’re so damn incredible, but I can’t do this. It’s totally against university rules. I’m sorry.”
“You’re not my professor,” she says, her expression wounded. “If we like each other, I don’t see why it should matter.”
“I’m Dr. Duncan’s graduate assistant. My boss is your professor. It’s a conflict of interest, since I do most of his grading.”
“So you are conflicted.” It’s clear from the predatory shift her expression takes that she hears that I’m trying to convince myself as much as her.
I drop my head against the headrest. “I am.”
She leans closer again, her breast pressing against my arm through the thin cotton of her top. “I’ll never say anything. No one needs to know,” she whispers, her breath feathering over my neck.

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Mia Storm is a hopeless romantic who is always searching for her happy ending. Sometimes she’s forced to make one up. When that happens, she’s thrilled to be able to share those stories with her readers. She lives in California and spends much of her time in the sun with a book in one hand and a mug of black coffee in the other, or hiking the trails in Yosemite. Connect with her online at , on Twitter at @MiaStormAuthor, and on Facebook at


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21 Stolen Kisses by Lauren Blakely | Cover Reveal

We are seriously swooning over the cover for Lauren Blakely's 21 STOLEN KISSES!! 21 STOLEN KISSES is a New Adult Forbidden Romance being published by Bloomsbury Spark and will be available May 5th! Pre-order your copy now and your future self will be sure to thank you when you wake up to this amazing read on May 5th!

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  ABOUT 21 STOLEN KISSES: When I first met him I resisted. Like any forbidden love, I told myself he was a crush, and it would pass. That was a lie. It never faded. And I never expected he would fall for me just as hard. There were so many reasons that should have kept us apart, least of all, the decade that separated us. Growing up in New York City, I learned early on that love is a double-edged sword. Love broke up my parents, love took away my friends, and love -- the big, intense, never-been-like-this-beforelove -- landed me in therapy. Now I'm heading to college, and it's time to give love a clean slate again. But, can I really start over when he's still in my life? Because the one man I've always wanted, is also the only guy I absolutely can't have… And he wants me just as fiercely. Can I settle for anything less than the love of my life?

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 Lauren Blakely writes sexy contemporary romance novels with heat, heart, and humor, and her books have appeared multiple times on the New York Times, USA Today, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and iBooks bestseller lists. Like the heroine in her novel, FAR TOO TEMPTING, she thinks life should be filled with family, laughter, and the kind of love that love songs promise. Lauren lives in California with her husband, children, and dogs. She loves hearing from readers! Her bestselling series include Caught Up in Love, Seductive Nights, and Fighting Fire. She recently released Nights With Him, a standalone novel in her New York Times Bestselling Seductive Nights series that became an instant New York Times Bestseller. Her next book in that series is Forbidden Nights, releasing in early 2015. She also writes for young adults under the name Daisy Whitney. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, text BLAKELY + your email address to 678-249-3375 (please use the actual + sign).    

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Holding You by Kelly Elliott | Cover Reveal


Lauren Reynolds wanted only two things in life—to run her father’s horse breeding business and Colt Matthews. Fearing Colt would take her position within the family business, she tried to push him far away from her heart.

When life could no longer keep Lauren and Colt apart, their two worlds became one. Every second of every moment, they spent together. Their love bloomed into something neither of them imagined—a bond so strong Lauren and Colt believed nothing would ever stand in their way.

However, life threw a cruel twist into Colt and Lauren’s planned happily ever after. Will fate let them live out the life they dreamed of, or will one of them be left alone, lost and angry?

“I’ll spend forever holding you … even if it’s only in my memory.”


“I’m headed back to A&M tonight, Lauren. Come with me.”
Pulling back, I looked into his eyes. They were filled with a passion I’d never seen before. My mouth opened, but words wouldn’t form. Clearing my throat, I asked, “What are you saying, Colt?”
If there was one thing Colt Mathews could do, and do well, was swoon the hell out of me with his smile. And boy was he swooning me right now. My knees felt weak as Colt flashed me that smile that I had fallen in love with a few years back. That stupid crooked smile that I dreamed about every single night.

“I’m asking you to let me make you mine, Lauren.”
Holy mother of God. Play it cool, Lauren. Play. It. Cool. Colt wants to make me his!
Swallowing hard, I asked … again, “What are you saying, Colt?”
Colt chuckled. Pulling me closer to him, he moved his lips to my ear. “I’ve been wanting to make to you mine for so long, Lauren. I can’t bare to wait any longer.”
My lips parted open. “Me … um … I … I’ve never … ahh … what about …” For the love of all things good. I can’t even form a sentence. My mind was swirling with images of Colt making love to me. Colt naked. Colt kissing my body. Colt touching my body. My eyes widened in horror. The one thing I’ve wanted so badly for the last few years I was about to lose because I can’t form a damn sentence.

Colt’s lifted his hand and brushed the back of it down my face gently. “I’m scared too, Lauren. You’re the only woman I’ve ever dreamed of being with.” Closing his eyes for a brief moment before opening them again, he whispered. “I’ve never been with anyone, Lauren. My first time I wanted to be with someone I cared about. Someone I loved.”
Oh. My. Glitter. Swoon alert! We have a major swoon alert. My legs gave out and Colt grabbed a hold of me. “Lauren, are you okay?” Colt asked as concern swept over his face.
“You waited for me? I mean, you’re … a …um? Wait, someone you love?”
Colt pulled me closer as he nodded. I felt his desire pushing into my stomach. Something washed over me and I found my senes. Grabbing onto his arms again, I smiled. “I’ve waited for you too, Colt. Every time I dreamed of being with someone, I dreamt it was you.”
Taking a few steps back, Colt winked at me as a wicked grin grew across his face. “Follow my lead.”
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Copyright 2015 Kelly Elliott 

Kelly Elliott is married to a wonderful Texas cowboy who has a knack for making her laugh almost daily and supports her crazy ideas and dreams for some unknown reason...he claims it';s because he loves her!
She’s also a mom to an amazing daughter who is constantly asking for something to eat while her fingers move like mad on her cell phone sending out what is sure to be another very important text message.
In her spare time she loves to sit in her small corner overlooking the Texas hill country and write.

One of her favorite things to do is go for hikes around her property with Gus....her chocolate lab and the other man in her life, and Rose, her golden retriever. When Kelly is not outside helping the hubby haul brush, move rocks or whatever fun chore he has in store for her that day, you’ll find her inside reading, writing or watching HGTV.

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