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What’s a gal to do after the WORST DATE EVER? by Melodie Campbell #romance #chicklit #romcom

One day I am going to write a book.  It is going to be called, A Dummy’s Guide to Men.  It will include all sorts of useful tips, such as: How to find Prince Charming in a sea of Prince Ronalds.

Today’s Revolving Book is THE WORST DATE EVER by Melodie Campbell. (New Release!)

What it’s about:

Sometimes you have to kiss a lot of frogs…

 Jennie has been a widow for two years.  Her twelve year old son thinks it’s about time she started dating, and so does her friend Angela. So Jennie signs up for an online dating site. Within hours, she has several first dates lined up for the week. Surely they’ll be one Prince Charming in the bunch.  And if not, it’s only one date, right?  How bad could it be?

Where you can get the WORST DATE EVER . . . 

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Stellar reviews for THE WORST DATE EVER . . . 

“Great for anyone who enjoys zipping through a lighthearted read in a single, short sitting.” Booklist

About the author: Melodie Campbell

Called the “Queen of Comedy” by the Toronto Sun, Melodie Campbell has connections in low places.  Don’t dig too deep.  You might find cement shoes.

Melodie has shared a literary shortlist with Margaret Atwood, and was recently seen lurking on the Amazon Top 50 Bestseller list between Tom Clancy and Nora Roberts.

Melodie has won the Derringer Award, the Arthur Ellis, and eight other awards for crime fiction.  She didn’t even steal them.

“Impossible not to laugh.” Library Journal review of THE GODDAUGHTER

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Fall in love with her own husband? Impossible! FOUR NIGHTS WITH THE DUKE @EloisaJames #amreading #romance #historical

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“No, Your Grace, I will not live with you, dine with you—or sleep with you, even for four nights.”

ABOUT THE BOOK:

As a young girl, Emilia Gwendolyn Carrington told the annoying future Duke of Pindar that she would marry any man in the world before him—so years later she is horrified to realize that she has nowhere else to turn.

Evander Septimus Brody has his own reasons for agreeing to Mia’s audacious proposal, but there’s one thing he won’t give his inconvenient wife: himself. Instead, he offers Mia a devil’s bargain… he will spend four nights a year with her.

Four nights, and nothing more. And those only when she begs for them. Which Mia will never do.

Now Vander faces the most crucial challenge of his life: he must seduce his own wife in order to win her heart—and no matter what it takes, this is the one battle he can’t afford to lose.

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STELLAR REVIEWS:

“Historical romance at it’s smart, poignant best.” ~Kirkus Reviews

“wit is sexy and romance is smart.” ~RT Bookreview

“Full of seduction and adventure, the characters jump off the page and into the readers’ hearts.” ~Fresh Fiction

Stay connected with Eloisa online: www.EloisaJames.com https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames https://twitter.com/EloisaJames https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eloisajames https://www.pinterest.com/eloisajames/ https://www.goodreads.com/EloisaJames

ABOUT ELOISA: A reviewer from USA Today wrote that she “found herself devouring [Eloisa’s] book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.” Eloisa wrote her first novel after graduating from Harvard, but alas, it was rejected by every possible publisher. After she got a couple more degrees and a job as a Shakespeare professor, she tried again, with much greater success. Over twenty best-sellers later, she teaches Shakespeare in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City. She’s also the mother of two children and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight.

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He’s a cowboy. She’s a big city gal. She knows nothing about ranching. He knows nothing about love. CALLIOPE CREEK by DeAnn Smallwood #amreading #western #romance

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TODAY’S REVOLVING BOOK IS THE NEW RELEASE  – CALLIOPE CREEK by DeAnn Smallwood.

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Trent is a loner, a man of few words. All he wants or needs in his life is his ranch: Calliope Ranch. That is, until Riley stumbles into his life. Riley, who owns Calliope Falls. Riley, a city slicker who’s been left the Circle S by a father she thought dead. Riley, who needs a lesson to even make coffee. Riley, who is unloved, controlled and ridiculed by a demanding grandfather and a selfish mother. Riley defies them by moving to Meeker, Colorado, and fighting to show she can make it on a working ranch, her ranch.

Resenting her at first, Trent comes to realize there’s a void in his life and darned if Riley doesn’t fill that void. He wants her beside him, loving and living in the beautiful Colorado Mountains. Riley’s unexpected injury only strengthens Trent’s determination to give her all his love.

DeANN SMALLWOOD AUTHOR BIO: I live in Colorado with my husband and my two Yorkie kid dogs: Stormy, four pounds, and Eli, six pounds. I’m a native of Colorado, but I’ve lived several years in Wyoming and Montana. I draw from these beautiful states for most of my books. My Western Historical Romances are: Montana Star, Sapphire Blue, Unconquerable Callie, One Shingle To Hang, and Wyoming Heather and One Shingle To Hang. Tears In The Wind is a contemporary romance. Then I changed genres from my beloved romances and wrote, under the pen name of D. M. Woods, my first suspense/thriller: Death Crosses The Finish Line. The second book in this ‘death’ series, Death Is A Habit, came out January 8, 2014. I am currently working on the third book in the ‘death’ series, Death Walks C Dock. I am also working on another Western Historical Romance, Montana Man. It features the characters readers came to know and love in Montana Star. Truly, I mean it when I say my greatest pleasure next to writing is having my books read and enjoyed. There are many more stories just waiting to be written
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She’s turning 40 and feeling anything BUT fabulous. And then she sees HIM. #amreading #romance #paranormal #love

910277071-1Today’s REVOLVING BOOK THE PHOENIX SYNDROME by award-winning author CLAIRE GEM. (Winner 2014 FCRWA The Beacon Contest)

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ABOUT THE BOOK:

Turning forty, for research technician Lannie Marvin, is rough. It’s the day she discovers her husband is leaving her. At work, a crazed mouse brutally bites her. Lannie snaps. She heads off to chase the object of her newest crush, drummer of a heavy metal band—and an old dream of composing music.

Tristan Allard, said drummer, holds a benefit concert every year in memory of his wife. The musician is beginning to doubt his ability to write music without her inspiration. Plus, he’s damn lonely. So when a sexually charged woman literally plows into him at the backstage reception, Tristan is ready to learn more about her—and her long-buried interest in musical composition.

This new chance at life and love has them both euphoric, but reality bites back. Tristan is headed back to the UK to audition his latest album. And Lannie soon learns an elevated libido isn’t the only side-effect of that experimental drug.

It’s a musician’s worst nightmare—the drug Lannie was exposed to have rendered the mice deaf.

STELLAR REVIEWS!:

From Maia Silverdagger, Silverdagger Book Tours, 5 stars:

“Powerfully emotional with plenty of ups and downs, I was completely enraptured and found myself quite unable to put this book down!”

From Sarah Ann (Amazon), 5 stars:

“I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking for an amazing story of love and romance, yes, but also of growth and finding yourself and who you were truly meant to be!”

From B (Amazon), 5 stars:

“The character development was so good in this book and had me feeling so many emotions. I laughed, felt a little sad, held my breath and cheered…”

SNEAK PEEK:

I caught my brother watching me in the rearview mirror. He was wearing an impish grin. “For a while there,” he said, “we were afraid your mother might run off with one of the roadies.”

The next words popped out of my mouth before my brain had a chance to stop them.

“To hell with the roadies. If I run off, it will definitely be with the yummy drummer.”

AUTHOR BIO – CLAIRE GEM:

Strong Women, Starting Over

   ~Redefining Romance~

Claire is a multi-published, award winning author of emotional romance—contemporary, paranormal, romantic suspense, and women’s fiction. She writes about strong, resilient women who won’t give up their quest for a happy-ever-after—and the men lucky enough to earn their love. No helpless, hapless heroines here. These spunky ladies redefine romance, on their terms.

Her paranormal/romantic suspense, Hearts Unloched, won the 2016 New York Book Festival. Her latest release, The Phoenix Syndrome, won the women’s fiction division in FCRWA’s The Beacon Contest.

A New York native, Claire has lived in five of the United States and held a variety of jobs, from waitress to bridal designer to research technician—but loves being an author best. She and her happily-ever-after hero, her husband of 38 years, now live in central Massachusetts.

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She risks everything to win – even her own heart. PASSION’S RACE #amreading #romance, #women, #womensfiction

passions-race-1TODAY’S REVOLVING BOOK is the women’s fiction/romance PASSION’S RACE by CHRISTINE MAZURK.

“A stunning debut!”

WHERE YOU CAN GET IT:

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THE STORY:
The heart of change is the change of heart.

Life is about never-ending choices. Yet some people never have the courage to choose change.

CJ Fallon has struggled with a family that she’s never quite fit into and a negative body image poisoned by her toxic, emotionally-distant mother. CJ’s mom finds fault with every choice CJ has made in her 27 young years. From earning her degrees; to climbing the corporate ladder; to her love of competing in Ironman triathlons; it’s all been one mistake after another according to CJ’s mother.

And now that CJ has won her ‘age group’ in an Ironman race as an amateur, she’s on the radar of the world’s athletic elite. Nick Madison, a former Tour-de-France star and coach of an up-and-coming Ironman team, wants her to join his outfit and become a professional. A real pro!

CJ struggles with her decision but once she commits to something, there’s no turning back.

After all, life is about making choices.

Even if it means leaving a stable career.

Even if it means leaving friends and moving half-way around the world.

Even if it means living with her mother’s rejection.

Even if it means losing her heart.

Even if it means risking her very life.

Screen Shot 2012-12-18 at 5.12.43 AMTHE AUTHOR:

Christine Mazurk is a business woman and Ironman triathlete with a passion for writing stories about ‘heart’. Her business experiences and participation in endurance events have allowed her to live and travel the world with her husband, John, and their two black cats, Tango and Samba.

CONNECT WITH CHRISTINE ONLINE:
web site: http://www.christinemazurk.com/
blog: http://www.christinemazurk.com/blog/
facebook: http://www.facebook.com/christine.mazurk
twitter: https://twitter.com/christinemazurk
linked in: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/christine-mazurk/8/802/55a

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3 wedding romances. 1 Free Boxed Set by USA Today bestselling author @PatriciaMcLinn #amreading #free #romance

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You are cordially invited …

to join the celebration as college friends embark on the greatest education of all — falling in love.

The Wedding Series, by USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn, is now FREE!!! in anticipation of Book 7, The Forgotten Prince, her newest release in this contemporary romance series. 

The free spirit.

The best man.

The last bachelor.

Book 1: Prelude to a Wedding
Book 2: Wedding Party
Book 3: Grady’s Wedding

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Book 1: Prelude to a Wedding

The free spirit: Paul Monroe 

Charming Paul Monroe has the Peter Pan thing down pat. As an antique toy appraiser, even his work involves play. Which is fine, unless your job is to keep his Chicago business running smoothly . . . and all that charm — and sexiness — is aimed at you. 

Organization and reliability are Bette Wharton’s hallmarks. She handles the toughest clients with aplomb, until Paul provides a challenge that goes way beyond the office. She has a plan and a timetable. How can she let herself fall for Mr. Live-for-the-Moment when all he offers is Love-for-the-Moment?

Book 2: Wedding Party

The best man: Michael Dickinson

Michael Dickinson is delighted to be best man at his friend’s wedding – but there’s one complication. Tris Donlin is a bridesmaid. He’s wanted her for longer than he cares to remember, but to her, he’s just good old Michael – college pal, confidant, best buddy … Would a few days of wedding celebration let him finally get her out of his system once and for all?

Her cousin Paul’s wedding party has Tris’s head and heart full of memories of college days with him, Michael and their friend Grady. Grady was her college crush and Michael was her buddy. Now that they’re all grown up, my how things have changed.

She’s certain she’s found the best man for her . . . if only she can convince him.

Book 3: Grady’s Wedding

The last bachelor: Grady Roberts

Grady Roberts has never been the marrying kind — and he still isn’t. But after watching his best friends walk down the aisle and start families, flipping through his little black book and ordering take-out for one suddenly seems boring …and lonely. Yet the one woman who intrigues him keeps him at arm’s length.

Leslie Craig is human. She feels the full effect of handsome, intelligent, wealthy, successful Grady’s attraction . . . and his loneliness. It’s the last element that snags her heart. She’s developed a knack for helping people with problems and sorrows without ever revealing her own. Can she do that for Grady?

Or, if he discovers the truth, will he hurt her so deeply she’ll never recover?

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“… Such true-to-life characters that you might find yourself saying ‘Hey, I know someone just like that.’” – Under the Covers Book Reviews

“Wonderful … I cheered them on all the way.”— Rendezvous

“Another lovely story well up to Patricia McLinn’s high standards.” – 5-Star review

“I would certainly recommend this title to anyone who loves a great romance with great characters.” –5-Star review

“Powerful, moving … Vibrant, compelling characters and fresh, innovative plot.” – Rendezvous

ABOUT PATRICIA McLINN: 

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s novels — cited by reviewers for warmth, wit and vivid characterization – have won numerous regional and national awards and been on national bestseller lists.

In addition to her romance and women’s fiction books, Patricia is the author of the Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, which adds a touch of humor and romance to figuring out whodunit.
Patricia received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University. She was a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.), assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.) and — for 20-plus years — an editor at The Washington Post. She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.

She is now living in Northern Kentucky, and writing full-time. Patricia loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.

CONNECT WITH PATRICIA McLINN ONLINE:
 Twitter: @PatriciaMcLinn

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He’s a real prince but his heart is all cowboy. There’s only one woman he wants but can he reclaim what was lost? THE FORGOTTEN PRINCE by @PatriciaMcLinn #newrelease #amreading #western #romance

the-forgotten-princeToday’s Revolving Book is #NEW RELEASE  – THE FORGOTTEN PRINCE:

They Have a History — Can It Be Rewritten?

Prince Karl longs to once more be plain Karl Wethers, Wyoming rancher. Instead, his  sense of responsibility, nurtured as a cowboy and honed in the U.S. Army, won’t let him turn his back on King Jozef of Bariavak. But he has a plan. If he can pull it off.

Then international media consultant Harmon Reed re-enters his life. The Army brat who liked to juggle lit sticks of dynamite is now a woman who could explode that dynamite in his face. He’s fully occupied with trying to keep her from knowing anything about the complications of his royal life, because he will never trust her again, despite the pull of a love long gone.

For Harmon, what started as a youthful summer fling ignited into a love that shook her to her core. Equally smitten, Karl saw something beyond her beauty and rebellious streak. Then Harmon broke it off – and broke Karl’s heart. They went their separate ways, but no matter how far apart they traveled, the embers of first love remained. And the slim hope of a second chance floated in the periphery.

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STELLAR REVIEWS:

“… Such true-to-life characters that you might find yourself saying ‘Hey, I know someone just like that.’” – Under the Covers Book Reviews

“Wonderful … I cheered them on all the way.”— Rendezvous

“Another lovely story well up to Patricia McLinn’s high standards.” – 5-Star review

“I would certainly recommend this title to anyone who loves a great romance with great characters.” –5-Star review

“Powerful, moving … Vibrant, compelling characters and fresh, innovative plot.” – Rendezvous

ABOUT PATRICIA McLINN: 

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn’s novels — cited by reviewers for warmth, wit and vivid characterization – have won numerous regional and national awards and been on national bestseller lists.

In addition to her romance and women’s fiction books, Patricia is the author of the Caught Dead in Wyoming mystery series, which adds a touch of humor and romance to figuring out whodunit.
Patricia received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University. She was a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.), assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.) and — for 20-plus years — an editor at The Washington Post. She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.

She is now living in Northern Kentucky, and writing full-time. Patricia loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.

CONNECT WITH PATRICIA McLINN ONLINE:
 Twitter: @PatriciaMcLinn

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