Monthly Archives: August 2015

Answer Week 11 Third Question from KM Daughters and Get a Chance to Win!

Third question in Week 11 of the Weekly Contest:

In The Snows by K.M. Daughters, what is the universal sign?

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Last day to answer: August 26

Answer Week 11 Second Question from Karen Lopp and Get a Chance to Win!

Second question in Week 11 of the Weekly Contest:

In Splintered Lies by Karen Lopp, where did Detective Jerah Qassem spend months undercover?

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Last day to answer: August 26

Answer Week 11 First Question from Stanalei Fletcher and Get a Chance to Win!

First question in Week 11 of the Weekly Contest:

In Proving Ground by Stanalei Fletcher, when Caitlin is trapped by wildfire, who is her only hope of rescue?

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Last day to answer: August 26

Week 11 of Weekly Contest now live!

As part of the Grand Opening celebration, Reading Alley has a Weekly Contest for everyone to join in and have fun! Just answer 3 questions, and throw your name into the hat for a chance to win an Amazon GC! Easy peasy, right?

Needless to say, answers have to be correct before you’re eligible to have even a chance. But hints are given, and it’s just a matter of a little effort and a little time and you can get the correct answers!

In all, there are 12 vouchers up for grabs! Weekly winners are also announced on Thursdays, so there’s no need to wait until the event to find out if you’re one of the lucky winners.

And Week 11 of this Weekly Contest is now live! Head on over to the Grand Opening Page. Don’t miss this chance.

Erotic Romance for Review: Scorpio Begins by Lilith Darville

No strings… Only possibilities…

My name is Connor McClane, and if you haven’t guessed, I’m a Scorpio.

Few women have ever made an impression on me. Not one of them could live up to the sexual prowess of Meredith Kincaid, the woman who stole my virginity and taught me to be a man. Now, three years later, we meet again.

She wants me, but only on her terms. She has a secret. I want to keep it casual and am determined not to fall in love. Yet we draw together like the proverbial moth to a flame. So I am entangled in a web of sensual exploration and emotion that leads to a cataclysmic confrontation with the man who has vowed to own Meredith. Will I say yes to the possibilities?

Join Connor and Meredith for lots of steamy hot sex while we learn about the boy who will become the billionaire in this prequel of The Scorpio Saga.

Reader Advisory: This book contains scenes that will stimulate your sexual imagination, including dominance and submission, sex toys and bondage. Feed your fantasies!

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Praise for Scorpio Begins:

“Loved it! The author did [an] amazing [job] building the intense story…” ~ jodietwhite

Paranormal Romance for Review: Immortal Flame by Jillian David

World War II veteran Peter Blackstone traded his soul so that his wife could live. That was 1945. Since then, Peter has lived an unnaturally long life as a hired killer, providing the life forces upon which Jerahmeel feeds to survive.

Doctor Allison La Croix has a big problem. She randomly sees people’s deaths. She has longed to be free of her twisted “”gift”” to live a normal life without fear of predicting yet another loved one’s demise.

After a horrific accident, a severely injured Peter arrives in Allison’s ER. The vision Allison experiences when she touches him nearly kills her. He teaches her to block these devastating episodes as she finds a way to unlock his forgotten, passionate soul.

But Jerahmeel’s minion has orders to destroy Peter and anyone he loves. Will Peter’s and Allison’s shattered souls survive the devious plan? Or could their love save them both? Someone will have hell to pay.

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Praise for Immortal Flame:

“Couldn’t put it down!” ~ vyrissi

“An irresistible page turner!” ~ CrazyOnBooks

“An awesome read.” ~ jodietwhite

“Well written paranormal romance with a unique storyline.” ~ netanella

Paranormal Romance for Review: Shadowed Horizons by Shyla Wolff

A warrior’s life is the only one Kiera’s known since her psychic brethren adopted her from the streets as a child. Though she possesses equal preternatural ability and fighting skills, they will always see her as their youngest and in need of protection. According to their leader’s psychic vision, her twofold destiny includes saving a computer prodigy’s life and a mate who pulls her from death’s clutches.

Carlin, an electronics genius, develops software/hardware which could destroy any government. Without malicious intent, he seeks to prove possibilities beyond his current reality. Bored with the aspects of his social life, he yearns for a family.

When Kiera saves Carlin from the clutches of a psychic terrorist who stalks him for his program and skills, neither is prepared for the immediate connection formed.

From the first skirmish, both their lives are caught up in a maelstrom of danger and desire. Kiera struggles to keep Carlin and his work from the terrorist who wants to destroy the U.S. while resisting the extraordinary attraction between them. Can Carlin convince her they were meant for each other and survive her warrior brethren?

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Praise for Shadowed Horizons:

“Starts with a bang and doesn’t let up!” ~ vyrissi

Paranormal Romance for Review: Dream Man by Kimberly Dean

Each night, Devon Bradshaw dreams of him – her fantasy lover. She can feel his heated gaze on her and hear his deep breaths, yet as consuming as their shared desire is, they can’t connect.

Until she performs a love spell.

Cael Oneiros is stunned when Devon appears on his cosmic plane. For months, he’s watched over her as her Dream Weaver. As a sleeper assigned to his care, his job has been to lead the beautiful redhead into REM sleep. Visiting her each night, though, has led to deeper feelings. He wasn’t supposed to fall in love with her, but he has.

Now every night Devon visits Cael, their connection grows – but even the most innocent of spells can have repercussions.

All around town, people are acting strangely. Tempers are short, and chaos is starting to reign. Nobody is dreaming. Nobody except Devon. W

hen her dream man shows up in flesh and blood, she has to decide if he’s really the man of her heart… or the demon of her dreams.

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Praise for Dream Man:

“I couldn’t put it down! So many twists and turns… Dream Man is not just a book where Devon dreams of a lover. Dream Man is so much more…” ~ gypsybaby75

“Great vacation read…story was fast paced and had great characters. I can’t wait to read the next book in the series…” ~ jodietwhite

“A good story with a well-developed plot.” ~ bookreader7

Western Historical Romance for Review: Wyoming Heather by DeAnn Smallwood

Heather is a spirited, independent woman living alone on a ranch left to her by her parents. She is also a healer of animals, domestic and wild. A woman doing a man’s work running a ranch that everyone said couldn’t be done, not in this untamed, vastly unsettled land, in the mid 1800’s. The ranch had everything she needed except water. She stole that from a neighboring abandoned ranch watched over by a lonely cabin and a grave.

He rode alone coming back after five years to an empty cabin, a run-down ranch, and a grave on a hill. A former Texas Ranger burnt out on life and afraid to love. Whip had spent five years hunting the man that took his wife’s life and left him to die.

Whip and Heather meet in an explosive moment on the banks of the Powder River. Both lonely, both drawn to one another, and both fight the attraction.

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Praise for Wyoming Heather:

“I love Ms. Smallwood’s book!” ~ mizging01

Erotic Romance for Review: Scandal by Grace Kagni

Alessia Ferrara is assigned to work for H.E. Alessandro Medici-Visconti, a young politician of the leading political party in Italy. He finds his new assistant very attractive and immediately makes her submit to his every whim. Their relationship becomes intense and complicated until he lets her into his personal life. He opens his heart to her after having experienced tragedy and falls in love. Alessia feels she’s on top of the world knowing that the man she loves adores her.

Everything changes when he attends a political conference in Milano and is accused of having sex with a minor at a Bunga-Bunga party. Alessia’s life changes again, confused and angry she leaves town to think about her future. Will her future be with His Excellency?

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Praise for Scandal:

“Beautiful story!” ~ vrainey