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Sunday, January 21, 2018

InkSlinger PR Presents: Besting The Billionaire by Alison Ames; #BlogTour, #NowAvailable, #OutNow, #Excerpt, #Giveaway


Today we have the blog tour for Alison Aimes BESTING THE BILLIONAIRE! Check it out and grab your copy today!!



Title: BESTING THE BILLIONAIRE
Author: Alison Aimes 
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 15th

About Besting the Billionaire:


Playing dirty in the boardroom just got a whole lot dirtier….

Billionaire Alexander Kazankov always wins. But he didn’t count on high-heeled, drop-dead sexy Lily Bennett getting in the way of his latest deal. She’s a distraction he doesn’t need, not when he’s so close to making things right for his family.
Lily may walk and talk like a Southern piece of fluff, but she’s been underestimated before. She’s determined to succeed—and no entitled, arrogant asshole, especially the too-gorgeous-for-his-own-good-kind, is going to get in her way.
Oil meet water. Gasoline meet spark. It’s all out war as these two enemies go toe-to-toe in an ugly, take no prisoners battle to prove they’re the right choice to be CEO of the same company. All too soon playing dirty in the boardroom leads to playing even dirtier in the dark. It’s destined to end in personal and professional disaster. So why can’t they stop?

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Excerpt:

“Listen up, Mr. Arrogant Neanderthal Ass.” She stepped close, her minty breath whispering across his neck, a wild look in her eyes. “I don’t need any extra advantage to beat you, and I am getting damn sick of hearing you suggest I have any interest in exchanging sex for favors.” Her cheeks were flushed, her full red lips inches from his own, her drawl stronger than he’d ever heard. “When I have sex, it’s for the pure, raw pleasure of it. It’s not for business. It’s for the moans. And the gasps. And the hot, sweaty raunchy thrill of arching my back while some guy plays with my tits and I scream and writhe as he drives inside me deep and hard.”
All sound receded. All blood too.
 Holy shit. Man down...man down—and dick up.
 Up and hard and straining at that seam of his pants to get to her.
 He was pretty sure his world had just shifted on its axis.
“Good to know what you like.” He barely got the words out, his voice rougher than he’d ever heard, raw, red-hot lust a chokehold around his throat.
By the triumphant look on her face, he could tell she was pleased with his reaction. Probably thought she’d shocked him. Probably thought she’d won this round. That the battlefield was hers to claim.
But he’d always liked this particular game.
He leaned in, his gaze locked on that incredible mouth. “But tell me, Lily, when he’s deep inside does he rock nice and slow?” Her eyes widened as he brought his mouth to her ear, letting his breath rasp against the delicate shell. “Does he take his time? Does he wait until you’re breathless and begging, your legs spread wide, your clit throbbing for his touch?”
A fine shudder wracked her body and he knew he had her.
Trouble was, he was as caught as well.
He shifted closer. “When you swear you can’t take it anymore, that you need it hard and fast, does he flip you over? Does he take you from behind, his fingers working that tight bundle of nerves over and over as he thrusts deep and you scream and shudder and beg? Because that’s what I like. Because that’s what I’ll do when it’s you and me.”
“It...” She swallowed hard and then glared up at him. “It won’t ever be you and me.”
“I used to think that, too.”

Their gazes fused.
 But it wasn’t anger in her heavy-lidded stare. It was dark, unwelcome need. It was the promise of a battleground scorched with back-clawing, raw, on-all-fours sex and a fight for dominance that could end with only one victor.
The ruthless bastard in him threw back his head and roared.
He was all in. “Lily—”

Out of nowhere, a flash exploded.


Early Reviews for Besting the Billionaire:

This book is a must read, without a doubt. It's a romantic suspense with two strong lead, some very interesting supporting characters and I loved the plot. The twists you won't see coming and dang I was just sure I knew who was behind some of the things and I was flat out wrong. You really don't want to miss this book! The cover is hot but doesn't hold a candle to the flames in this amazing story! –Ayekah@Goodreads

This was just such an intense read, so powerful and gripping. You do not want either character to lose. I loved how their story played out, finding out who was behind everything, and the epilogue (I totally loved) was sheer perfection. –Lori@Goodreads

Now this is how to write a category romance that just leaps of the page. I loved this, it was funny, smokin' hot, had a bit of suspense and kept me reading waaay into the small hours of the night. –Alison@Goodreads

This is the first book I’ve read from Alison Aimes and I am hooked. . . . It exceeded my expectations, it had a little bit of everything romance, comedy, steamy scenes and mystery. It was no wonder I couldn’t seem to put this book down. –Ofelia@Goodreads

Alison Aimes has done a great job with this book and it had me captivated from the very first page. I was totally hooked till the last page. I really enjoy this author’s books and she is becoming one of my all time favourite authors out there. I would totally recommend both this book and her other books, too. –Melinda@Goodreads

This was an awesome read and I hope to see more from Alison Aimes in the future! –books4me@Goodreads


Alison is giving away a fantastic gift basket!


To enter this fabulous giveaway, all you have to do is use the link below to go to Alison Aimes’s FB Page, like and share her pinned book release post, and leave a comment for her in the comment section letting her know it’s done. That’s it. Winner will be drawn at random on 1/30.

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About the Author:


Alison Aimes is the award-winning author of the sexy, sci-fi romance Condemned series as well as the sizzling, contemporary romance Billionaire Bad Boys collection. A romance fanatic with a PhD in Modern history, she’s an all-over-the-map kind of woman with a love for dramatic stories and great books, no matter the era. Now, she’s creating her own stories full of intrigue and passion, but always with a happy-ever-after ending.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Once Upon An Alpha Presents: The Billionaire's Unexpected Baby by Kira Archer; #BlogTour, #NowAvailable, #OutNow





One minute, pregnant Leah Andrews is throwing up over the side of a yacht and the next, she's married to party boy Brooks. It's an arrangement born of sheer desperation to save her job, but now the tabloids are all over them, their friends are running a pool betting on whether they'll actually stay married until Baby Day, and worst of all, she and her new husband might just be falling for one another. But they belong in opposite worlds. It'll never work.
Billionaire app developer Brooks Larson lives his life on the light side. Until he tries to play hero and claims to be Leah's husband. Now he's up to his ears in Lamaze classes, baby powder...and unexpected marital bliss. But he'd make a rotten husband and horrible father. Leah and the baby deserve so much better. Add in major baby daddy drama and the whole situation is the worst idea EVER. But sometimes those bad ideas might just be the best ones.




Kira Archer resides in Pennsylvania with her husband, two kiddos, and far too many animals in the house. She tends to laugh at inappropriate moments and break all the rules she gives her kids (but only when they aren’t looking), and would rather be reading a book than doing almost anything else. Most of her non-writing hours are spent hanging with her family and running her kids around because they are busy and she's the taxi driver. She loves her romances a little playful, a lot sexy, and always with a happily ever after. She also writes historical romances as Michelle McLean.


Rock Star Lit Presents: Rescuing Casey by Susan Stoker; #BlogTour, #NowAvailable, #OutNow, #Review



Rescuing Casey
Susan Stoker
Delta Force Heroes Book 7
Release Date January 16th, 2018
Rating:  4.5 Stars

Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received this book for review from Rock Star Lit and the author. I was not compensated nor was I required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am posting this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising".


One-minute Casey Shea was minding her own business, doing her job, teaching entomology to college students, and the next she was in the middle of the Costa Rican jungle fighting for her life.
Troy “Beatle” Lennon had watched his friends fall head over heels in love, but never thought it would happen to him. Until he sees a picture of one of his teammates’ sisters. That was it. The absolute joy in her eyes calls to him in a way he can't understand.
But that joy is currently being threatened by an unknown person who’d had Casey kidnapped and hidden deep in the jungle. It’s up to Beatle to find her and keep her safe until the threat against her can be neutralized. Surviving the dangers of the jungle turns out to be the easy part…staying ahead of the killer is much more complicated…and deadly.
**Rescuing Casey is the 7th book in the Delta Force Heroes Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger endings.


My Thoughts:

Casey Shea has taken some of her students on a research trip.  Troy “Beatle” Lennon is on a mission where his best needs to be good enough.  I have two words for you, “grown men”.  Casey had me laughing and shaking my head.  Sh…don’t tell anyone but I would feel the same.  Because of Casey’s profession this author must have a love or has done a fair amount of research.  I’ve always heard that a good comedian has perfect timing.

Our author has perfect timing.  She knows exactly when to have us on the edge of our seats and she knows exactly the right time to get us to laugh.  She may write about a serious subject but even the characters need a chance to laugh in order to let go of some of the tension that may be building.  What’s also nice is that she interweaves updates on some of her characters – they are a team after all.

One character I loved getting reacquainted with is Annie.  If you didn’t read her story, oh excuse me, her mom’s story you’ll soon realize what a gem and scene-stealer she still is.  She doesn’t say an awful lot but she’s a whirlwind that you need to acquaint yourself with.  This is a group that cares deeply about every member and that includes extended family.  As Casey and Beatle’s story starts to wind down, the author seems to have the time to interweave in one more story.  Her ending made me very happy because she gives us a very pleasant surprise.


Excerpt:

Beatle held his breath. They weren’t authorized to use the secure channel, and could do nothing but listen as the outcome of the raid on the kidnappers’ lair was finally revealed.
“Three packages secured. Repeat. Three packages secured.”
If possible, the tension in the room increased tenfold with those words.
“Confirmed,” the voice with the Costa Rican accent said. “Location of the fourth package?”
“Unknown at this time,” was the response from the Danish Special Forces soldier.
“Come on,” Beatle said under his breath. “Who’s missing?”
“ETA on your return?”
“Twenty-four hours,” the soldier said. “Packages are in bad shape. Our speed will be compromised. Two casualties on our side as well. Verifyrendezvous?”
“Dammit,” Hollywood said harshly, pounding a fist on the table. “Ask who’s missing.”
As if his words were heard by base operations, the next question made every Delta Force soldier around the table hold his breath.
“ID on the missing package?”
There was a long pause before the Danish solider answered. A period of time where the United States soldiers listening in the small room each felt as if they’d aged ten years waiting for the answer.
“The oldest. The packages said it was removed from the area a week ago.”
Before Blade could react to the news that his sister was still missing, Ghost stood and headed for the door. He turned to look at his team. “Politics be damned. One of our own is missing, and we aren’t leaving this country until we get her back.”
Beatle followed his teammates out of the room, all the while his mind spinning. The only picture he’d seen of Casey Shea had been the one Blade had shared with the team. It was a couple years old, taken at Christmas.
She’d been standing next to Blade and had him in a headlock. The soldier had obviously let her get the drop on him, because at over six-three, there was no way she’d be able to actually overpower him. It was the absolute joy in Casey’s eyes that Beatle couldn’t get out of his mind.
She was smiling so big, he thought for sure she’d been laughing when the picture had been taken. She wore a pair of jeans that were molded to her long legs. The shirt she was wearing had dipped over a shoulder, exposing the red bra strap underneath it. Her feet were bare, her toes painted the same bright red as her lingerie.
Her dirty-blonde hair was bunched on top of her head in a messy bun, making it impossible for Beatle to tell how long it really was. Her green eyes were staring straight at the camera…and she looked absolutely adorable.
Beatle didn’t believe in love at first sight, but he couldn’t deny he’d felt a jolt in his belly after seeing that picture. He was immediately attracted to not only her looks, but what he imagined was her carefree, happy personality as well.
And that was what worried Beatle the most. They’d rescued plenty of people in the past, and the thought of the happy woman in Blade’s photo being changed by the violence she’d experienced ate at him.
Casey Shea didn’t deserve whatever had happened to her. Not that anyone did, but the cheerful, laughing sister of one of his best friends definitely did not.
Hold on, Casey, Beatle thought. We’re comin’ for you. Just hold on.


Susan Stoker

New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Susan Stoker has a heart as big as the state of Texas where she lives, but this all-American girl has also spent the last fourteen years living in Missouri, California, Colorado, and Indiana. She's married to a retired Army man who now gets to follow her around the country.
She debuted her first series in 2014 and quickly followed that up with the SEAL of Protection Series, which solidified her love of writing and creating stories readers can get lost in.




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