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SHAKEN (Book 1)
There’s something to be said for lust at first sight.
Redd wasn’t looking for Mr. Right but Mr. Right now. But the moment Nikko walked into her bar she felt that first rush of need. She wasn’t shy about getting what she wanted even if only for one night, which was all her chaotic lifestyle would allow. Besides, not many men wanted to date a woman who worked in a strip club, even if she were the bartender. It tended to make them sneer. She didn’t know which was worse. When they found out she was part owner or when they found out she was a law student. That intimidated the hell out of some. She didn’t really give a damn.
Nikko wasn’t looking for anyone. His life was full as the senior associate at a law firm and he just found out he was being considered for partnership. His life was about to become even busier. Then something happened that left him shaken. What should have been one night of uninhibited pleasure became a weekend, then it became more. How the hell did that happen? And did he want it to stop?
Shaken is also book 1.5 in The Young Guns Series.
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STIRRED (Book 2)
Who is that masked man?
During the day Harper Reynolds might have been a law school student, but at night he was a male stripper. At the very exclusive members only Club Prestige. To protect his identity he wore a mask. But one day someone saw through his facade and suddenly the future he’d planned was threatened.
Nadya Johnson thought she’d always be a marine, at least for the next eight years. But a bullet took it all away from her. Including the man she’d been writing to for years. Someone she’d never met—but she wanted to see him just once. Even if he didn’t know who she was; and she didn’t dare tell him her real name. All she wanted was one night.
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FROZEN (Book 3)
A perfect moment can change it all.
Ever have that one perfect moment in time, when you know exactly what you’re supposed to do, who you’re supposed to be in life? Well, that had been me, and it certainly had lasted for more than a moment. I’d decided to pledge myself to God and help others in his name. Selfless, that was me and I was weeks away from taking my final vows. Then something happened, I met someone and suddenly I questioned everything.
I’ve always lived my life on my terms. Granted, I never thought I’d grow up to be a male stripper. But what the hell, I made good money and now, I had a shot at something more. And the women. Yeah, I loved women but they came and went. I preferred it that way. Didn’t matter which of us left first, as long as one of us did. I didn’t do attachments. Then something happened. I’m no saint, but I saved someone and wanted an attachment. Only to find out I could never have her.
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Chapter 1 Excerpt
“Thank you again for coming, Lani,” Corrine said, giving me a quick hug.
“Yes,” Lara added, kissing my cheek. “Thank you. Love you. Feel better.” She squeezed my arm.
“I will. Love you too.”
“Want me to help you get a cab?” Lara asked
“No, I’ll just call one.”
“Okay. Text me once you get home,” Lara said.
I rolled my eyes. “Sure, sure.” It’s not like I lived alone. I hadn’t moved out of our parent’s house yet. I wouldn’t until I took my novitiate vows in a month, but I worked everyday and went to church every other day. Only returning to our parent’s house in time for dinner and to sleep.
I made my way to the elevator while my sister and her companions went in the other direction to one of the rooms for the strip show. Part of me was a little curious and wanted to see one, but the other more practical part of me knew I shouldn’t. Having a drink in a bar was one thing, watching the strip show, well something else entirely. Besides, the world seemed a little tilted. I stepped onto the elevator and leaned against the side to right myself. I’d just pressed the button for the first floor when someone stepped on. My head ached so much I couldn’t even glance up to see who I shared the ride with. I stared at the floor and could see the dark shoes and pants legs, the size hinted at a man.
The door closed, the elevator dropped and my body swayed but I didn’t fall.
The man who now stood behind me said, “Whoa!” He held onto my waist as though to steady me.
“Tha—thank—y…” Something was wrong with my voice. My words didn’t come out right. How much did I have to drink? The elevator door opened and I took a step forward to get out when the entire floor spun up to meet my face, but strong hands held onto me.
“I got ya.”
A male’s voice asked, one I didn’t recognize.
“Yeah, she’s fine. Just a little too much to drink.”
I didn’t recognize the one who answered either. “Na…” I wanted to protest, but the arms holding me up were the only reason I could walk forward. I leaned against his strength, depending on it.
I felt myself being placed in the back of a car. The scent of smoke and stale air made me want to puke. “Cab,” I muttered.
Hands reached across my lap to snap my seatbelt, pausing to stroke my breasts. Wrong this was all wrong. “Nooooooo!” I cried out.
Author Ursula Sinclair
Ursula Sinclair is the alter ego for LaVerne Thompson an award winning, best-selling, multi-published author, an avid reader and a writer of contemporary, fantasy, and sci/fi sensual romances. She loves creating worlds within our world. Under Ursula Sinclair she writes romantic suspense and new adult romance with complicated relationships.
She is a certified chocoholic and is currently working on several projects.
Some might even involve chocolate. But writing helps maintain her sanity.
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Congrats to Cori Williams, whose new book, Frozen Dreams, is now available!
My life was perfect. I had everything I wanted, including the love of a man that intended to make all of my dreams come true.
“…the night my life as I knew it ended.”
In the blink of an eye, all I’d once known was ripped away. Suffering in limbo, full of fear and regret, I had only memories and dreams to comfort me, urging me to fight.
“…marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled…”
But they stole it all.
Awakened to betrayal and pain, I struggle to find a new beginning. Yet the past seeps in, pulling me under. No matter how hard I try to keep my head above water, it threatens to ruin me.
How can I really live with my hopes for the future still frozen? And if the ice thaws, will I have the courage to build new dreams?
About the Author:
I’m a stay at home mom to three crazy kiddos all under the age of five. I’m married to my high school sweetheart and I like to think we’re living our own happily ever after. My contemporary romance’s are all about the happy endings but of course there’s lots of twists, turns, and a whole lot of drama added in. That’s the fun part, right?
**Warning**These are NOT your mama’s romance novels.
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Hi everyone!! I have the cover for Caitlin Kerry’s new book, Being Jolene! This is the second book in the Tell Me series.
Here is also the revamped cover for the first book in the series, Finding June (available now!):
Being Jolene will be available February 15, 2015. Make sure to add it to your “TBR” list on Goodreads along with Finding June (if you haven’t already!) 🙂
Hi everyone!!! Here’s the cover reveal for At Any Moment, by Brenna Aubrey. This is the third and final book in the Gaming the System series.
Mia Strong never expected to be deciding the rest of her life at age twenty-two. Is she willing to become a human lab rat? Does she need to write a will? Does she ever want a family–and if so, with whom? She can’t dodge the tough questions–not if she plans to live to see twenty-three. With her life hanging in the balance, Mia wants nothing more than to rely on Adam Drake, but he’s hurt her before.
You Must Gather Your Party Before Venturing Forth…
Adam Drake knows that he’s made mistakes, but when he discovers what Mia’s facing, he realizes how much those mistakes could cost him. Now he has to choose between being the man who can save Mia’s life or the man she can love. No matter how much it tears him apart, Adam knows he has to put Mia first…even if it means he’s out of the picture entirely.
Will their love survive this epic battle or is it game over?
This novel is the third and final book in Adam and Mia’s trilogy, but they will be featured in future Gaming the System novels
Here is the cover reveal for He Saved Me by Whitney Barbetti (which is a beautiful cover!). This is the second book in the He Found Me series.
I’ve come to understand that I’ll always find her. She’s my north star, my sense of direction. In her, I’ve found my home. She tells me I saved her. But the truth is, she saved me.
But nothing good can ever last. Andra’s keeping secrets. She’s holding something back. I’m trying, desperately, to anchor her. To let me in, to let me help.
But will all my efforts end up with a ghost of a girl I love?
I’m used to disappearing. Vanishing into thin air, without a trace of who I’ve been or where I’ve gone. But it’s so much harder to do with a broken heart and no hope for a happy ending. Sometimes the only people who can put all the pieces of us back together are the ones we least expect to. That’s what Julian did for me.
Julian found me. But now, all Six wants is to keep me locked up, away from the world, away from the Monster. I can’t live like that. It’s not living at all. Because I still have unfinished business.
And I’m going to make sure the Monster gets what’s coming to him.
He Saved Me will be available October 29th! Make sure to add this to your “To Read” List on Goodreads!
Hi everyone! With all authors, reviews are very important so interested readers can not only know other readers’ opinions about a particular book, but also to express their thoughts on a certain character, scene, or the book overall. For me, as a reader and an author, I love to read reviews, because honestly, that’s how I’m able to determine if I want to purchase a certain book. Sometimes, the blurb will grab my attention, but majority of the time, I will purchase a book based on the reviews alone.
For many authors, especially unknown ones, many curious readers will probably look at reviews to see if it’s worth their time and money. That was the case with me when I first started out. As much as I love the readers who spend their hard-earned money to purchase and read all of my stories, no one ever comments on them. If you have ever purchased or read any of my books, please post a review on any retailer website or book websites, such as Goodreads. That way other readers can read your thoughts. Not only that, but I will be able to know if there are any improvements I will need to do on future stories (there are always room for improvement). So it would be beneficial as well as informative. But for those of you who have posted reviews on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Goodreads, I sincerely thank you for it.
Again, thank you to everyone who have purchased all of my books, especially the latest release, The Wedding, Part II. Writing is something I love to do and will continue to do for years to come 🙂
Recently, I have launched the In Love With My Best Friend series to paperback through Createspace. To celebrate, I am doing 3 different giveaways on Goodreads! Through each giveaway, I am giving 2 copies of A Chance at Love, The Wedding, Part I and Part II. The giveaway for A Chance at Love is for the US and Canada only, while the giveaways for The Wedding, Part I and II are for the US, UK, and Canada.
To enter, either click on the links below or you can go onto Goodreads and go on the Giveaway page. The contest for A Chance at Love is going on now, while the giveaways for The Wedding Part I and Part II will start at 2am central, Midnight pacific time. The end dates will appear on each contest link. As always, good luck!