New Release Wine Thief

 
Title: Wine Thief
Author: Mary Billiter
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 29, 2018
Cover Designer: Soxsational Cover Art
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What happens when a corporate spy clashes with a woman he can’t help but fall for? In Mary Billiter’s witty novel of deception and heat, a red-hot suit and a beautiful academic are linked by a vineyard and the mystery surrounding its origins.

Chloe Dorsey places her belongings in storage, puts Southern California in her rearview mirror, and heads to her sister’s home in Northern California for a fresh start. As one of the newly hired wine educators at the Napa Valley Point Resort and Winery, Chloe’s knowledge of wine is as limited as her income.

Anthony “Tony” Mahoney has one objective—to locate the Mother Vine, the source of the rare and award-winning wine that can only be found at the Napa Valley Point Resort and Winery. His talent for stealing secrets is tested when he makes an unlikely alliance with the one woman who could destroy all his plans.

Can Chloe stop the wine thief, or will she have her heart crushed in the process?

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Blog Tour: The Billionaires Club

 
The Billionaire’s Club
A Limited-Edition Collection of Billionaire Romances
Including Stories from Nicole Morgan, Krista Ames, Jan Springer, Robin Michaela, Madison Michael, Lita Lawson, Nikky Kaye, Diana Bocco, Kris Jayne


The authors of this collection are giving away a Kindle Fire with Alexa. There will be a chance to enter every day so be sure to follow the tour to learn more about each book and enter for your chance to win this awesome prize! You may find those locations here. 

About The Billionaire’s Club:
High stakes, risk takers, and power-wielding billionaires. This set will take you on a ride of romance, seduction, and games of wealth and fortune. Find out what happens when these powerful men meet their match.



Featuring:
Dex: The Spencer Family Saga 1
by Nicole Morgan


When you’re a Spencer, sometimes the price can be higher than you’re willing to pay.
When you grow up in a world where money can buy anything, and the stakes are high, one can get used to getting exactly what they want. But when you’re a Spencer, sometimes the price can be higher than you’re willing to pay.

About the Author:
Nicole Morgan has been writing since 2009 and is an author of erotic romance novels, which more often than not have a suspenseful back story. Erotic romance mixed with good old-fashioned whodunit. While she’s written everything from contemporary to paranormal, her leading men will more than likely be wearing a uniform of some kind. From military to police officers, she has a love for writing about those who protect and serve. From her very first novel (which turned into a four-book series) about Navy SEALs to her more recent releases, you will be sure to find a few twists and turns you were not expecting. Nicole also writes under the pen names of Taylor Brooks and Nicki Day.

Website: nicolemorganauthor.com
Amazon Author Page: amazon.com/author/nicolemorgan
Twitter: twitter.com/authornicmorgan
Facebook: facebook.com/authornicolemorgan
Instagram: instagram.com/authornicmmorgan
Pinterest: pinterest.com/AuthorNicMorgan


Playing with His Heart by Krista Ames

Will playing with his heart break hers?
Website: kristaames.com

The Billionaire Boyfriend by Jan Springer
Lily finds pleasure in the arms of two sexy billionaires.
Website: JanSpringer.com


Stealing the Billionaire’s Heart by Robin Michaela
A jilted bride’s best revenge is finding a better man.
Website: RobinMichaela.com


Desire & Dessert: A B&B Billionaire Romance by Madison Michael
Can they forge a business merger and a personal one too?
Website: MadisonMichael.net


Ice by Lita Lawson
Diamonds. Billionaires. Who knew working undercover would be so sexy.
Website: LitaLawson.com


The Billion Heir by Nikky Kaye
Welcome to the first meeting of the Billionaire Book Club—because even the wealthy need help to read between the lines.
Website: NikkyKaye.com


LUKE: a Forbidden Lust novella by Diana Bocco
Losing it all might just be worth it.
Website: DianaBoccoBooks.com


Snowbound Siren by Kris Jayne
A seduction. A secret. A steamy, snowbound adventure.
Website: KrisJayne.com

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Review: Arresting Mason (Arresting Onyx Book 1)

TITLE: Arresting Mason

AUTHOR: Amber Daulton

Print Length: 219 pages
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc (April 30, 2018)
Publication Date: April 30, 2018
ASIN:B07BHGMQRK

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Source: I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

BOOK DECSRIPTION, FROM AMAZON

That’s what Mason Harding thought until the boss accepted his resignation. After the State releases him on parole, a sexy divorcée behind the wheel of a car almost ends his life quicker than a shank. His chance encounter with Mia Eddison results in a night of passion, but her brother–his parole officer–catches them together and doesn’t approve.

Mia falls hard for the cocky ex-con, but not because of his chiseled body. She vows to break through his walls and discover his secrets, but never expects those secrets to threaten her life.

When members of an organized crime ring kidnap Mia to force Mason’s return to the gang, he goes up against an old friend to save the woman he loves. Will his sacrifice be enough or will everything fall apart in a blaze of gunfire?
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Warning – one seriously hot bad boy hero with a dirty mouth; one feisty heroine with a heart of gold; lots of hot sex, danger, and intrigue!
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No cheating and no cliffhanger! HEA guaranteed

MY THOUGHTS

Mason Harding was on his way to see his parole officer, a royal pain in his behind when’re beautiful Mia nearly hit him with her car.  Mia was filled with regret from almost hitting the handsome stranger, but she was smitten with him immediately.  After exchanging a few pleasantries the two decided to meet again under better circumstances.

While getting reamed out by the parole officer Mason couldn’t understand what possessed him to make a date with Mia.  She seemed like a good girl and him being an Ex-Con probably wouldn’t mix.

Mason was getting close to Mia and explained that he was out of the gang, but just as fast as he said it his last came back to haunt him.  Could Mason keep out and save Mia at the same time?  Only time would tell.

Talk about a steamy romantic suspense.  I read this book in two sittings I did not want to put it down.  Mia is a strong woman and Mason while being a tough guy had a good heart.  The combination of the characters makes for a great read.  Like I said its steamy and full of suspense.  I truly enjoyed the read.  Looks like this is book one.  I am thrilled to hear we got more from this story.  A recommended read.

 

 

Whiskey River Princess Blog Tour

 

Title: Whiskey River Princess
Author: Theresa Oliver
Series: Whiskey River Brides #3
Genre: Historical Romance
Release Date: May 5, 2018
Cover Designer: RMGraphX
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She’s looking for adventure in the West, but discovers more. He’s sure he’ll never find love, until she lands at his door. Together, Gabriella and Dirk will discover a spark that even a blizzard can’t quench.
Gabriella Grimaldi is new to Whiskey River—a quiet frontier town, where those who dream of a different life gather under the big, open sky. Escaping a life of faux friends and duty, Gabriella forsakes her life of fortune and runs away. What she gets instead is an education in the ways of the world.
Not far from town, Dirk Price is settling in for another long winter in Whiskey River, when a lost young woman shows up at his door. In the light of the fireside, Gabriella and Dirk find themselves unfreezing their chilly hearts and protecting one another against not only the cold, but from evil forces. Can they let love in, or will they turn away from happiness when danger knocks at the door?
In the depths of winter under the weight of a blizzard, return to the sleepy, snowy banks of Whiskey River, Wyoming, in A Whiskey River Princess.
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Gabriella shrugged as she picked up her carpetbag and headed off toward the hotel, hoping they had a vacancy. She never had to arrange for her own place to stay before. In Monaco, everything had just been done for her, arranged for her. It just was and something she didn’t have to think about. She sighed as she looked up at the hotel. It wasn’t what she was used to, but it was as good a place as any to start. Surely, Mr. Carlo wouldn’t find her there.
Suddenly, two men grabbed her arms, one on each side, causing her to drop her bag.
“What’s the meaning of this?” Gabriella gasped. When she looked up, two of the three scruffy men from the train had her. The man with the long beard gave her a toothless smile. “Let go of me!”
She heard a click, and something round and hard was pushed against her back. “If you know what’s good for you, miss, you’ll keep it down. Don’t attract any attention, or I’ll be forced to shoot you right here.”
Gabriella turned to look in his eyes. “Then go ahead and shoot! I’d rather be dead than go with the likes of you!”
He grabbed a handful of her dark brown hair and jerked her head back. “Listen, bitch! I’m warning you!”
“Get off me!” she demanded, but the younger man on her right shoved his dirty hand over her mouth and pulled her quickly down an alley. “Help! Let go of me, you brute!” she mumbled around his hand.
“Shut up!” the man with the gold tooth, who had been standing behind her, growled through gritted teeth. The young man threw her over his shoulder and carried her toward a wagon where another scruffy-looking man with red hair and a beard waited.
“It’s about time you got here.” The man looked at Gabriella, kicking and screaming, and leered. “Hey! What do we have here?”
“Payday,” the younger man replied, trying to keep Gabriella on his shoulder.
“Help, someone!” Gabriella shouted as she beat on the man’s back.
When she looked up, the man with long hair who had been waiting for Kenzie was standing at the end of the alley on the street.
“Help me! Please!”
“Hold it right there,” the man who had come to get Kenzie ordered as he pushed his coat aside, revealing two sidearms, one on each side, tied down to his leg. “Let her go!”
The man with the scruffy beard drew his pistol and fired, but the man with the long hair was quicker, and shot him right between the eyes, which went glassy. He fell against the wagon and then onto the ground.
The younger man threw Gabriella into the back of the covered wagon, drew his gun, and fired at the man. “Go, go!” he shouted at the driver and then climbed in, too.

 

 OTHER BOOKS IN THIS SERIES 
An educator, writer, mother, and free spirit, Theresa Oliver’s love affair with the written word has spanned decades. An Indiana native, Theresa began the foundation of her writing career as a child. Her love of reading, writing, and creative expression guided her to seek a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, News Editorial sequence, from the University of Tennessee at Martin; and then continued on to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, Early Childhood Education sequence, from Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Her foundational experiences in childhood led her to want to create meaningful, positive experiences with reading and writing for future generations, and inspire the same love of creative expression that has been such a rewarding force behind her career and life.
Theresa has dedicated her life to the world of writing and the creation of novels that span all levels and genres. First and foremost a mother, her greatest loves are her three beautiful boys, to whom she dedicates the success and longevity of her prolific career. Theresa currently resides in Kissimmee, Florida with her beloved husband and children.
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Nutella Croissant

I like making desserts that are semi homemade because its easy to whip something up for company when you are given short notice.  These taste great with the Nutella filling and can be eaten plain, or decorated for company like the photo above.

NUTELLA CROISSANT

Ingredients:

•1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
•about 1 cup nutella

Directions:

1.Heat oven to 350F degrees. Grease a cookie sheet, set aside

2.Separate crescent roll dough into 8 triangles.

3. Add about 1 tablespoon Nutella to the center of roll

4.Roll the dough, starting from wide end and rolling to opposite point.

5.Place onto baking sheet.

6.Bake 12 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

Enjoy!!!