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Thursday, April 18, 2019

COVER REVEAL: Drained by GK Curry

Title: Drained
Author: G.K. Curry
Genre: Supernatural Crime Thriller
Publication Date: May 15th, 2019
Hosted by: Lady Amber's PR
Blurb:
Six gruesome murders.
Six crime scenes with no evidence.
And a killer who's more than your typical monster.
When detectives Shaun Hawthorne and Danny Viviani are called to the scene of a homicide, they realize it's the work of a serial killer. Just like the others, she's been stabbed in the neck and drained of brain fluid.
To solve the case, they'll have to peer into the mind of a murderer who is anything but human. As Shaun and Danny dive deeper into the mystery, they discover that there's a darker side to the world. A side full of magic and monsters.
And now they've become the prey.
Can Shaun and Danny survive long enough to catch the killer, or will they become the next victims?
You'll die over this paranormal crime mystery because of the non-stop action and the jaw dropping twists.

 GK Curry is an actuary for health care benefits with his ASA. When he isn’t writing or working full-time, you can find him spending time with his wife, four daughters, and four pets.  He enjoys playing and coaching sports and watching crime dramas to spark his imagination. Drained is his first novel.
Author Links: Twitter: https://twitter.com/GKCurryauthor

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BOOK TOUR & GIVEAWAY: The Umbrella Men by Keith Carter


The Umbrella Men
by Keith Carter
Genre: Contemporary Fiction


A witty and acerbic novel for our times about corporate greed, the hubris of bankers, contradictions of the clean energy economy and their unintended consequences on everyday people.
Finance, environmentalism, rare-earth mining and human frailties collide in a complex of flawed motives. We follow Peter Mount, the self-made Chief Executive of a London-based rare-earth mining company as he and his business are buffeted by crisis-torn Royal Bank of Scotland and by his own actions, real and imagined. Meanwhile in Oregon, Amy Tate and her group of local environmental activists do their contradictory part to undermine a component of the green economy, unwittingly super-charged by the Chinese state. The repercussions of events in pristine Oregon are felt in the corporate and financial corridors of New York and London with drastic consequences. This is a deeply involving novel about the current workings of capitalism, miscommunication, causes and unexpected effects, love and survival.






Keith Iain Carter was born in Scotland in March 1959, second son of Marian van Westendorp and Ralph Carter. He attended a variety of bog standard state schools in northern England and in 1978 went up to Cambridge to read Economics, taking a First in 1981 when he was elected a Scholar – too late to enjoy the privilege of walking on the grass.

Other than corporate annual reports, he has not previously been published, unless you count a letter printed in Business Week deploring the widespread use of the word ‘wannabe’ and this quote in Investors Chronicle: “I used to be a banker, then I went straight”.

As an investment banker Keith worked for three now-disgraced institutions - he denies that any causation is associated with this correlation - Lloyds, Drexel Burnham Lambert and NatWest (RBS). A corporate financier, he ended up by specialising in pharmaceuticals and, in 1998, was part of a team acquiring a small vaccine business from GSK. As CEO he took the company public in 2004. Since 2010 Keith has worked as a business consultant to healthcare companies and as a writer, which he prefers.

Keith lives in London, Yorkshire and aboard a boat currently in Greece. He is a French-speaking Europhile who also loves America, travel, politics and economics, reading and writing, music, sailing of all kinds and food and drink.




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BOOK TOUR & GIVEAWAY: Calendar Men Series


Welcome to the Calendar Men Collection.
12 Books.
12 Authors.
Each book references a particular month.
All books are stand alone and independent of each other.


January
by Jude Ouvrard

Defeated.

That’s how Evan Keeler feels. His last tour overseas ended with personal injuries and the loss of his best friend, Fynn Parker. Evan has become broody and gets lost in the darkness of his thoughts more often. Which is no surprise, when he doesn’t see an end to his therapy appointments and can’t seem to get out of his parents’ basement.

At her wit’s end, his mother decides it’s enough. Little by little, Mrs. Keeler convinces Evan to try and get better. To get back to living.
The catch is, because he’s suffering from memory loss, Evan can’t put all the pieces back together. He doesn’t think his history with Jane was all that perfect so it would help if he could remember where they left things off before this last tour.
Although confused by his feelings and reality, Evan does know one thing—he can’t let Jane Parker go.





February
by Scarlett J. Rose 

Shift's life took a dramatic turn in February. After being sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a liquor store robbery, he discovers he's gotten one of the club girls pregnant.

Six years later, he's released. Now, he's got to balance his life with being a great single dad to Lilly, keeping up with his MC brothers, and figuring out his feelings for his neighbour, Cass.

It's a long and winding road. Will he make it to the end intact? Or will he forever be just another loser.






March
by Susan Horsnell

At 38 years old, Jarrod Turner has everything - literally.

A successful chain of hotels in five countries.

Private 727 jet.

Fleet of cars - Rolls Royce, Bentley and Mercedes Sports.
A Harley Davidson Softail.
And, a cruising yacht berthed at the bottom of the garden of his waterfront home.
Yep, he has everything.
So, why is he so unhappy with his life?
What is it about the month of March which brings back bitter memories, year after year?
Will he ever learn to live in the present instead of the past?






April
by Aleisha Maree

Kaden was groomed to be tough, take whatever was thrown his way, to bury his feelings.

When a woman stepped into his life, one glance and he was gone. Like every other man in the room.

He won his woman, but the time they spent together would prove to be the worst of his life.

Gracie-May was married to Ben - a returned Vet who'd had his leg blown apart in a battle.
He was a drunkard, abusive and bitter about life.
When Kaden returned from war, broken and battered on Anzac Day - 25th April 2018, Gracie-May, the charge nurse on duty, found herself instantly drawn to him.
Could Gracie-May and Kaden be each others' saviors or is the past too hard to overcome?






May
by Cheryl Wright

She left to start a new career ten years ago, and his heart shattered. Now she's back, and the sparks have reignited.

But she’s set to leave again in a matter of weeks. How do two friends reconcile when nothing is promised?

After Sierra West suddenly left town, Braxton Chalmers tried to move on with his life. But thoughts of her always taunted him, to the point no other woman could ever live up to her standards.

Sierra West returned to the outback town of Oakdale after the death of her beloved grandmother. Seeing Braxton again has reignited past emotions. She can’t allow these feelings to surface again – she must return to the city once her business in Oakdale is done.
Can they just remain friends? Or will fate step in and show them they were meant to be together?

Author's Promise: This is a heartwarming Christmas novella with a happily ever after ending and no cliffhangers. It is a clean and wholesome story with nothing more than hugs, kisses, and holding hands.




June
by C. Renee

Jake Kennedy was twenty-one when his life imploded.

Needing money for his teaching degree, he fell into stripping in nightclubs and becoming an escort to get the cash needed.

Now a fully qualified teacher, he’s finding it hard to let go of his wild stripping ways—that is—until he meets his new principal, Anna Skilton.
Anna isn’t impressed with his double life, and he now needs to decide what’s more important, Anna and teaching? Or stripping?




July
by Sonya Jesus


I don’t do love.

Or hearts.

Or anything that can get broken…

I’m already broken enough.

If you’re looking for the perfect guy, with imperfect actions and an undamaged heart…Stop! Keep scrolling…because I’m not effing good at being good. I’m not boyfriend material. I fill my loveless heart with sex-filled nights and distance myself from any type of commitment—while I still have the power to. Soon, I’ll relinquish my freedom to adulthood and take over Cohen Enterprises, but until then, I own my independence. I breathe bad decisions, blink away my flaws, and enjoy the detached life I’ll never have again. 

At least I try to. My guilt-free mornings and shameless nights abruptly stop when I make my next mistake with my brother’s girlfriend. Now, I can’t stop thinking about Delilah. She triggered my heart alive, and I’m torn between the girl I might be falling for and the only person I respect. 





August
by Cari Robe

Thomas Gable has only loved one girl his whole life, Ella.

When the woman of his dreams marries his best friend, Mike, he vows to stand by them both.

When Mike loses his life in a tragic accident Thomas breaks his own promise leaving Ella on her own with no intention of ever seeing her again.

Fate steps in and brings the two back together and Ella needs answers.
Can Thomas find a way to forgive himself and have a second chance with his lifelong love or will the secrets he carries ruin his chance forever?
Take a second chance on love in August, a Calendar Men Series novel.






September
by Heather Osborne

Being a teacher is often a thankless profession, but I love my job—even if it does mean herding around twenty kindergartners. I know how the moms look at me, but it wasn’t until I met Selene Adler that I actually began to look back. However, there’s some reluctance behind those captivating brown eyes, a past she doesn’t want to reveal or relive. Still, I’ve never been one to give up on a challenge. What could be worse than snotty noses and scraped knees?





October
by RaeAnne Hadley 

Divorce was never in his plans; a new chance at happiness wasn't either but true love never gives up.






November
by Margaret Tanner

Hell bent on revenge against the man who had him wrongfully kicked out of the army, Matt Page wants to destroy everything his enemy holds dear.

Even his daughter, Jo.

What will Matt do when his plan backfires?

After he banishes Jo from his life he realizes he loves her.
Can he forget past injustices and win her back?
Or is he doomed to a life of regret for what he could have had - a loving wife and family.






December
by DL Gallie


They call me the Grinch, and they’re right; I hate Christmas. So why am I volunteering to help with the charity toy drive? I’ll tell you why, Marlee “Oh so sexy” Adams

As soon as we crashed into each other, I was done for. Her ass. Her eyes. Legs that go on and on.

Did I mention her ass?

She’s the perfect present for this Christmas Grinch...
I can’t wait to unwrap her.
Little did I know, unwrapping Marlee would also unwrap this grinch's heart.






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COVER REVEAL: Hot Mess by R. Linda

Title: Hot Mess
Author: R. Linda
Genre: RomCom
Publication Date: May 28th, 2019
Cover Designer: Cassy Roop at Pink Ink Designs
Hosted by: Lady Amber's PR
Blurb:
There’s always that one girl who has all these dreams, yet she can’t reach them because she’s constantly tripping over her own two feet.
That’s me. I’m that girl. The unorganized, chaotic, hot mess.
I’m the struggling artist who refuses to give up my love for pizza just because society constantly shoves thin, perfectly toned bodies in my face saying that’s what women are supposed to look like.
Oh, and I’m filthy rich. On paper anyway. I can’t touch my trust fund just yet, so to get those nasty debt-collectors off my back I rent out the snazzy mansion my parents left me.
Of course it has to be Tate Montgomery who moves in—the super sexy celebrity with three million, five hundred and twenty-six followers on Instagram. And of course I have to be the paint-covered walking disaster who falls for said famous tenant.
The problem? Tate and I, we’re not compatible…at all. He’s arrogant. I’m stubborn. It’s a train wreck waiting to happen. 
R. Linda drinks wine and writes books.
A coffee addicted, tattoo enthusiastic fangirl with a slight obsession for a particular British boy band and solo artist, she is a writer of Contemporary YA/NA Romance and Suspense, sometimes dabbling in Paranormal as well.
Renee lives in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and two sons. When not writing she can often be found reading books to her children and cuddling up with them on the couch to watch their favourite movies.
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