Category Archives: IRISH

HAUNTING WARRIOR by ERIN QUINN (paranormal romance)

FRIDAY’S REVOLVING BOOK is the paranormal romance HAUNTING WARRIOR by ERIN QUINN.

POSTED FRIDAY JUNE 8th, 2012

PUBLISHER: Berkley Sensation http://berkleyjoveauthors.com/author340

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SYNOPSIS:

A past he couldn’t forget.

Rory McGrath’s life changed the night his father mysteriously vanished after uncovering the secrets of the ancient Book of Fennore. The trauma turned Rory from an innocent boy into a troubled, cynical man. Leaving Ireland, he shunned his family, his heritage—and the very magic that has defined his people for centuries.

A dream he couldn’t ignore.

Then the dreams begin…dreams of an ethereal beauty whose touch is more real that any he’s known. And in these dreams, she has a message—a calling for Rory to return home to a destiny that will take him beyond the realm of anything he imagined.

A woman he couldn’t resist.

Lured to the castle ruins where his father disappeared, Rory is plunged back in time, and into the body of another man—a man betrothed to the very woman of Rory’s dreams. In possession of the secrets of his past, his family, and his identity, her hold on Rory is inescapable. For she is his doom. His salvation. And his destiny.

READ AN EXCERPT: http://www.erinquinnbooks.com/Haunting_Warrior_excerpt.htm

WATCH THE BOOK TRAILER: http://www.erinquinnbooks.com/Trailers.htm

REVIEWS:

“Haunting Warrior has it all — magic, mystery, and lots of beautiful, sweet loving. Erin Quinn will be an author I look for now because this story just was unforgettable. One for the keeper shelves for sure.” Two Lips Reviews

Blue Ribbon Rating 5 of 5: “Author Erin Quinn uses her pen like a paintbrush, painting vivid pictures of the past mysterious, medieval Eire, allowing it to come to life for her readers. Brimming with magic, mystery, an originally creative plot, wonderfully complex and compelling characters, plot twists, nail-biting suspense, time travel, seductive passion and true love, this novel will haunt you long after the last page is read and the book is closed.” Romance Junkies

Review Score: A+ “I am just in total awe of Ms. Quinn’s Haunting books. These first two books are some of the best I’ve read in the last year.” The Good, the Bad and the Unread

“An enthralling read. Quinn’s mélange of paranormal, time travel and romance is outstanding!” Romance Readers Connection

“Erin Quinn writes a powerful story of magic, betrayal, and redemption set in the luscious Emerald Isle.” Smexy Books

AUTHOR BIO:
Erin Quinn is an award winning author who writes haunting romance for the thinking reader. Her books have been called “riveting,” “brilliantly plotted” and “beautifully written” and have won, placed or showed in the Booksellers Best, WILLA Award for Historical fiction, the Orange Rose, Readers Crown, Golden Quill, Best Books, and Award of Excellence. Go to https://www.erinquinnbooks.com/ for more information.

CONNECT WITH ERIN ONLINE:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErinQuinnAuthor; twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/ErinQuinnAuthor

WEB SITE: https://www.erinquinnbooks.com/
BLOG: http://quinnessentials.blogspot.com/

CONTEST:
Go to https://www.erinquinnbooks.com/ for this month’s contest.

BOOK SIGNING:

Erin will be signing books at RWA National Annual Literacy Autographing: Wednesday, July 25, Anaheim Marriott® Anaheim, California. For more information: http://www.rwa.org/cs/conferences_and_events

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RETURN TO ME by LILLY CAIN (erotic romance)

TUESDAY’S REVOLVING BOOK is the erotic romance RETURN TO ME by LILLY CAIN
Posted Tuesday June 5th, 2012
GENRE – Short erotic romance /modern Celtic fairytale
PUBLISHER: self published
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SYNOPSIS:
Anna Scott lives along on the coast of New England, enjoying the solitude that comes with Five Island Cove. Except she isn’t always alone. Every year, as the weather warms, the seals return and so does her lover, a man who makes her as wild as an ocean storm, a man with magic in his soul.

Cael is a selkie, an ocean-born shapeshifter. Unlike his brothers he has never forgotten his lover when he returned to the swells of the deep ocean. Every summer two lovers reunite, fighting the odds that the ocean will take away Cael’s memory of being with Anna, and disobeying the unwritten law of his people to never reveal the truth of their lives under the waves.

This summer, as they near the time to part again, Cael and Anna face a new threat, a tangible one as hunters arrive in Five Island Cove. Can their love last through even more secrets and danger?

EXCERPT LINK – Check the Look Inside on Amazon http://tinyurl.com/6qrgkkr

BLOG SPOTLIGHT: http://tinyurl.com/7rkblj5

AUTHOR BIO
Lilly Cain is a wild woman with a deep throaty laugh, plunging necklines and a great lover of all things sensual – perfume, chocolate, silk! She never has to worry about finding a date or keeping a man in line. She keeps her blond hair long and curly, wears beautiful clothes and loves loud music. Lilly lives her private life in the pages of her books.

Lilly lives in Atlantic Canada, although she spent eight years in Bermuda, enjoying the heat and the pink sands. She returned to her homeland so she could see the changing of the seasons once again. When not writing she paints, swills coffee and vodka (but not together), and fights her writing pals for chocolate.

When not living up to her pen name, Lilly is a single mom who loves reading and writing, dabbling in art and loving and caring for her two daughters. She loves romance and the freedom erotic fantasy provides her imagination. She loves the chilling moments in her novels as much as the steaming hot interludes. Her stories are an escape and a release, and she hopes that they can give you that power, too.

CONNECT WITH LILLY ONLINE:
http://www.twitter.com/lillycain
http://www.facebook.ca/lilly_cain

WEB SITE: http://www.lillycain.com/
BLOG: http://contactinfinitefutures.wordpress.com/

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THE FALL OF RAIN by RENEE VINCENT (contemporary romance)

THE REVOLVING BOOK TUESDAY EDITION IS BY RENEE VINCENT!

TITLE: The Fall of Rain (Book 3 of the Emerald Isle Trilogy)

GENRE: Contemporary Romance

PUBLISHER: Turquoise Morning Press http://bit.ly/xl1dgO

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RELEASE DATE: CURRENT

SYNOPSIS:

Leif Dæganssen, an archeologist from Norway, is determined to trace back his Scandinavian roots as far as the Dark Ages and find proof of their existence on the Emerald Isle. After several years of living off the west coast of Ireland, he finally uncovers an ancient artifact—an intricately decorated chest with pagan carvings—buried beneath the very porch of his coastal cottage. Knowing it only confirms the presence of a glorified Norse-influenced settlement on Inis Mór, he’s determined to establish a link between himself and those who once inhabited the rugged isle.
For as long as she can remember, Lorraine O’Connor has had dreams of a Norse warrior kissing her. And even though she’s never fully understood the reason for her vivid subconscious imagination, she welcomes the meaningless and wanton pleasure of being in a Viking’s protective embrace—until the day she meets that brazen Northman on an impulsive vacation trip to Ireland.

Though blindsided by the relevance of her dreams and the strange familiarity of the man within them, Lorraine can’t help but feel a deep-seated intimacy toward Leif. And the more she gets to know him, the more she’s convinced they’ve shared a life together in a time long forgotten.

Are the clues to their ancestral past hidden within the contents of the chest or buried deep within their hearts?

REVIEWS:

“I didn’t believe it was possible to take Daegan and Mara’s incredible love story to another level, but I am extremely pleased to be wrong. The new paths with Leif and Lorraine and the journey back to some very memorable moments with Daegan and Mara are expertly crafted into one extraordinary story. The contemporary version of their fated and reincarnated love reads like new, but with a familiar comfort. All my senses were engaged upon reading this dramatic conclusion to the Emerald Isle Trilogy. The author is phenomenal in bringing to life the sights, sounds, and emotions through well researched descriptions and dialogue. Every word seemed to have a purpose in helping create a beautiful and poetic ending to an unforgettable trilogy. If you’ve never heard of the name Renee Vincent then you’re missing out on quality reading that’s worth every second of your undivided attention. It’s an escapists dream and I will most certainly be back for more.”
~ 5 Stars TOP PICK ~ Night Owl Reviews ~

“If I was told I only had one word to describe The Fall of Rain (the entire Emerald Island Trilogy, for that matter), it would have to be “FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC!” This story deserves so much more than just a 5 star rating, in my opinion. Renee Vincent weaves a tale of everlasting love that transcends the boundaries of time, adding just the right twists and turns to keep you guessing. The Fall of Rain is the perfect ending, wrapping the entire trilogy up into one perfect package. I’m honestly sad that it’s over. I’m eagerly awaiting to see what literary gem Vincent has in store for us next.
5 Stars ~ Coffee Beans & Love Scenes  http://bit.ly/zDsWRY

“I know for myself I enjoyed the first two books very much. So much so, that I was excited for the third book to come out. Little did I know what book three really had in store for me. OMG doesn’t even cover it. This is my absolute most favorite book of this series. Where the first two take place deep in the past, book three finds us in the present time. How does that work, you may be asking . . . well, I would have never thought it possible until I read it for myself. Taking present time activities and adding in flashbacks from centuries past, this book offers the reader everything; drama, romance, comedy and even mystery. People and things aren’t always what they seem. In fact, you may walk away from this book never looking at that moment of déjà vu the same again. Maybe, just maybe when something feels right . . .we should remember, just who are we to question it? If you enjoy historical romances and love a story with men you would love to sink your teeth into, this is your series to get lost in. Not an ounce of disappointment to found in the pages of these books.”
Rose That Rules All – MAGNIFICENT! ~ Romancing The Book http://bit.ly/rxnb1z

“If you fell in love with Dægan in the book Ræliksen then you wont be disappointed when you read The Fall of Rain. You will fall in love with Leif too. I was crying happy tears when I finished reading this book. Author Renee Vincent made this Dægan Lover very happy. I’m very happy how she ended this wonderful trilogy.”
5 Stars ~ Viking Princess http://bit.ly/cIMrkJ

READ AN EXCERPT: http://bit.ly/s1Gh0A

AUTHOR BIO:

Award winning author of The Emerald Isle Trilogy, Renee Vincent, has had a lifelong fascination with the legends and lore of ancient Ireland, and the powerful, compelling Scandinavian explorers and conquerors known as the Vikings. Her books have earned numerous accolades, including “Best Historical Romance” and “Best Cover” by LR Cafe, 5 Star TOP PICKS by Night Owl Reviews, a 5 HEART Sweetheart Award by The Romance Studio, and a “Best Book of the Year 2011” nomination from Long And Short Reviews.

“If you’ve never heard of the name Renee Vincent then you’re missing out on quality reading that’s worth every second of your undivided attention. It’s an escapists dream and I will most certainly be back for more.”
~ 5 Stars TOP PICK ~ Night Owl Reviews

“This is a must-read for anyone who enjoys historical romance and I cannot wait to read the final book of the trilogy as this story has stayed with me days after I read the last word.”
~ 5 Hearts! The Romance Studio

“If I was told I only had one word to describe The Fall of Rain (the entire Emerald Island Trilogy, for that matter), it would have to be “FAN-FREAKING-TASTIC!” This story deserves so much more than just a 5 star rating, in my opinion.”
~ 5 Stars! Coffee Beans and Love Scenes

CONNECT ONLINE:
Website: http://www.reneevincent.com/
Blog: http://www.pasttheprint.blogspot.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reneevincentauthor
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/ReneeVincent
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3005290.Renee_Vincent

UPCOMING BLOG TOUR DATES OR BOOK SIGNINGS:
Lori Foster’s 8th Annual Reader & Author Get Together 2012
Thursday, May 31 – Sunday, June 3, 2012

SNEAK PEEK:

“Will you be washing your hands of me now?”

His head fell and his shoulders dropped. How did he get so wrapped up in this woman, that any little thing she said sent his mind whirling and threw his self-control into a tizzy? He slowly turned around, forcing his line of sight to remain above her shoulders.

“I don’t think I could ever wash my hands of you, Rain.” He recalled the amazing day they had together, the conversation at the fort, the kiss at sunset, and the intimate shower they shared. “Not anymore.”

“Then why are you leaving?”

Leif crossed his arms, trying to remain poised. “Because I should. I came too close to having my way with you in the shower had it not been for the timely blast of cold water in the pipes.”

Lorraine melted him with her innocence. “You wanted to have your way with me in the shower?”

Leif couldn’t help but laugh. “Was it not obvious to you, then?” He glanced down at his tented towel “Or even now? Hell, if it were up to me at this very moment, I’d have already sprawled you out on the bed behind you.”

Warmth infused her cheeks and her eyes darkened. She chewed on her lip, pondering the scenario. The seconds lugged by, her reply hanging in the balance.

“Okay, that just came out.” He rubbed his hands down his face. “Obviously, that’s my libido talking and—”

“So, what’s stopping you, Leif?” Her hand came up to her chest and she untucked the towel at her breasts, letting it fall to the floor.

His mouth dropped open and his heartbeat kicked up a notch. Heat and blood and all things hormonal coursed through his veins. He couldn’t hold back even if his blasted conscience slipped in a last minute ethical reason for thinking twice. Her naked body, pleasantly dainty with soft curves in all the right places, spurred the animal inside him. She had given him permission to take her as he wanted, and that was all he needed to slam the door shut on morals and decency

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