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Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: “Time Out Valentine” by Melinda Dozier

 

Time Out, Valentine
by Melinda Dozier
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 21, 2015

 

 

Lexi’s life is one big dump. Or so she thinks. To keep her mind off her latest breakup, she stays busy with work. It’s no big deal, since writing for Time Out Portland Magazine is a blast…except for the one small snag – Grant Reeds.

Grant, a shy but sexy computer geek, is new to Time Out, working as the Networking Director for the online magazine. Even though Lexi thinks he doesn’t notice her, he sure as hell does. The owners have a plan for their upcoming Valentine’s Special, pairing up the two to explore romantic date ideas around the city.

Soon, Lexi and Grant learn that the old adage, “Opposites Attract,” can ring true.

 

 

Grant sipped his beer and surveyed the room around them—anywhere but at the siren next to him, with her fancy drink, an umbrella hanging off the side. Overhead lights strobed the room, gleaming in all directions. The DJ announced a new song and a new crowd rushed to the dance floor, leaving them more alone in the back of the room. Thank God.

It was stifling hot. He tugged his collar from his neck and rolled the sleeves of his white button-up. His glasses slid down his nose, forcing him to take them off and put them in his shirt pocket.

Luckily in that part of the room, the music wasn’t so loud that they had to scream to converse. He only raised his voice a fraction to ask her the question he’d been wondering since they set foot in the place. “So, you think this is romantic enough for a Valentine’s date?”

She batted her long lashes in his direction and smirked. “There’s low lights.”

“Yeah and loud music, people all around.” To help prove his point, someone bumped him in the back, pushing him closer to Lexi. His hand circled her waist and rested on her hip.

She sipped the drink, moving the umbrella with her other hand, then licked her lips. “It’s the place to be. All trendy couples find their way here.” She cocked her head. “What would make it more romantic? Kissing?”

A slow smile formed and he faced her. Not a bad idea. “Actually, yeah.” He placed his bottle on the table behind them, cracked his knuckles and stretched his neck.

She laughed nervously, putting her weight on another sexy as hell foot. “What? You’re gonna kiss me? For real?”

“We need romance.” He grabbed her cup and put it next to his bottle. His gaze dropped to her mouth.

“You kissing me won’t—”

He placed his thumb on her lips. “Shhh. Stop talking so we can be romantic.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melinda is a multi-published contemporary romance author with books from Crimson Romance, Swoon Romance and The Wild Rose Press and she’s represented by Dawn Dowdle of Blue Ridge Literary Agency. She lives in Guatemala, Central America with her husband/college sweetheart who brings “mucho amor” to her life. Melinda enjoys being the queen of her household and dreams of being pampered fully by her three boys once they are grown. Melinda’s guilty pleasures include reality t.v., traveling, blogging and playing Zynga games.

 

 

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Blog Tour & Guest Post: “Dorianna” by Catherine Stine

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Keep reading to find out about Catherine Stine’s book “Dorianna”. As part of this blog tour, this blog stop contains a Guest Post from Catherine Stine, as well as a description of the book. A short teaser has also been provided, so do make sure you read the whole post 😉

Dorianna
Catherine Stine
Genre: YA paranormal/horror
Publisher: Evernight Teen
Date of Publication: October 24, 2014
Word Count: 91K
Cover Artist: Sour Cherry Designs

Purchase Links: Amazon | Amazon UK

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Coming Soon: ‘The Don’ by Ellen Raven

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Book 1
The Don (Stud Mafia series)

Power. Greed. Revenge. Submission.

Sierra Winters never planned on falling for the most powerful man in Sydney.

One minute, she’s an everyday twenty-eight year old working class office girl the next, she is being blackmailed by Sebastiano Morassi, Sydney’s influential crime family boss, to settle her brother’s debts.

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Book Promo: ‘The Rose File’ by E.J Rycer

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A sadistic serial killer is stalking college students and leaving their bodies throughout the city of Boston. The first victim is found in the historic Granary Burying Ground, dressed all in white, with a red rose placed carefully on his chest.

The heinousness of the crime, combined with the killer’s bizarre post-mortem treatment of the body, causes Reilly to turn to Dr. Gene Olsen, the Boston Police Department’s top criminal profiler, to delve into the mind of a madman.

Then, when a member of the investigation team ends up in the killer’s crosshairs, they have to pull out all of the stops in the hunt for an intelligent and careful sociopath before one of them becomes a part of the city’s deep, dark history…

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Book Promo: ‘Ripples of the BOOMERANG’ by Lindy Spencer

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A virus with the ability to program one person to kill another has gone missing.

Andrea “Andy” Parker, struck and left for dead by a hit and run driver on her way to the church – on her wedding day – is slowly recovering, but at what cost? Plagued by nightmares and secrets she can’t share, is Andy going crazy or is it all in her head?

Katy Oliver remains in a comatose state to this day. It’s been years; is there any possible way she can return to the land of the living, or will her loved ones have to call it quits?

Tom Oliver, Katy’s brother and Andy’s fiance, is stretched to the breaking point. Holding it together is harder every day. Will things start to go right for him, or is a mental breakdown in his near future?

Seemingly random members of the community try to come to grips with haunting secrets and frightening memory losses of their own. Could there be a connection?

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