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Romance Book for Review: Pot Love by Sylvia Ashby

Can learning to cook burn your heart?

Here’s a newly posted romance book available for review at Reading Alley. Pot Love by Sylvia Ashby. We welcome all interested reviewers to check it out.  For those who have already read it, do write a comment below or on the Reading Alley site and share with us your thoughts on the book.

POT LOVE
Author: Sylvia Ashby
Genre: Romance, Women’s Fiction

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New Books (Nov 10, 2016): Paranormal, Romance, Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Check out these newly added titles at Reading Alley.  For today’s post, we feature titles from 3 genre: Paranormal, Romance, and Sci-Fi and Fantasy. If any book catches your eye, head on over to the Reading Alley site and request for a review copy.
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Romance for Review: Moon Over Alcatraz by Patricia Yager Delagrange

Brandy Chambers was looking forward to the birth of her first child. She and Weston move from San Francisco to the small town of Alameda to start a family, she’s writing her second book, and Weston has a fantastic job working on the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge project. Having this baby would make her already-wonderful life perfect.

But when the baby dies after a difficult birth, Brandy’s perfect life blows up in her face. Stricken with grief, she and Weston pull apart. This new distance leads them both to disaster. Not until a chance encounter with her high school friend, Edward Barnes, does Brandy pull herself together. Brandy and Weston agree to recommit to each other, striving to forgive infidelity and recreate their previous existence.

Everything is once again going according to plan—until Brandy discovers she’s pregnant. While she struggles to cope with this new obstacle, Edward Barnes returns to town and discovers she’s having a baby, while Weston is torn between his love for his wife and his anger at her betrayal. Can Brandy manage to keep her marriage to Weston together? Will Edward be a part of Brandy’s life if she and Weston separate?

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Praise for MOON OVER ALCATRAZ:

“Emotional and heart wrenching.” ~ CV36, 5 stars

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Romance for Review: Mate: The Complete Serial by Violet Haze

Simone Winston spent two months collared and kept as a slave after being kidnapped. Set free by the Master she loved and thought would keep her forever, her whole life falls apart, leaving her a twenty-two year old single mother with no one to rely on. Working a low-wage job to survive, she has no reason to trust anyone ever again, especially the mysterious man who leaves her a generous tip after a brief conversation.

Drawn to him despite her reservations, undeniable passion along with a deep, unexplainable connection has her letting him close, and allows her to discover why the man named Isaac Toft has invited her into his life. When a danger neither of them expects leads Isaac into a tough position, puts Simone on the radar of someone who wouldn’t mind having her as his own, and places the life of a child in the hands of someone unstable, the future of their relationship is thrown directly into the line of fire.

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Praise for Mate: The Complete Serial:

“Plot and pacing is amazing…one of the best I had read.” ~ polishgirl75

“Fully enjoyed” ~ jodietwhite

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Answer Week 10 First Question from Hannah Fielding and Get a Chance to Win!

First question in Week 10 of the Weekly Contest:

In Masquerade by Hannah Fielding, who is almost the gypsy’s double?

Submit your answers here: https://www.readingalley.com/events/grand_opening/go/weekly_contest (you have to be logged in)

Last day to answer: August 19

Romantic Suspense for Review: No Ordinary Man by S. Carman Knight

Hannah Swift is in big trouble. The Egyptian antiquity entrusted to her care is gone. Now she must tell her employer, Jesher Kenyon, that his priceless family treasure has been replaced with a copy. And when she does, she becomes Jesher’s number one suspect.

Jesher Kenyon, a dealer in fine art and antiquities, has long denied his feelings for Hannah. Now he seizes on the opportunity provided by the missing artifact to keep Hannah close by his side. Together they follow the trail of the stolen Egyptian statue until they uncover the truth.

But happy endings prove elusive. Just when the mystery seems solved, one final twist leaves Jesher in trouble and Hannah the only one who can help him.

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Praise for No Ordinary Man:

“Offers readers with enough intrigue, suspense, mystery and plot twists to keep you guessing to the very end!” ~ CrazyOnBooks

Women’s Fiction for Review: Deception by S. Carman Knight

Chelsea Campbell’s life has come undone. Routine and order have been replaced with break-ins and bludgeonings and triggered house alarms. And now a shadowy figure lurks in her bedroom, ready to do her harm. The police aren’t much help. No clues, they tell her. So, what’s a girl to do?

Chelsea calls the one person she can count on – long time family friend, Dallas Quinn. Oh, Chelsea! Maybe not a good idea. Dallas Quinn has played his feelings close to the chest for years. And promises to keep Chelsea safe not withstanding, Dallas could be the biggest danger yet.

Still, the two work side by side to unravel the mystery that has upended Chelsea’s life and when the mystery is solved, they must unravel their feelings for each other.

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Women’s Fiction for Review: Tinman’s Heart by S. Carman Knight

Maris McKinney’s life is a mess. There’s her ugly divorce and her flailing business. And then there’s the run-down storefront she can’t rent. But don’t count Maris out just yet. She’s got a plan and it doesn’t include men.

Lucas Kemsley’s life has stalled. His career is gone, maybe forever. He’s got more debt than he can handle. And then there are all the questions about what really happened to him that November night.

Anyone can see relationship between Maris and Lucas won’t work. Too much baggage. Too many distractions. Except Lucas keeps turning up in Maris’ life and before long the two find it impossible to resist each other. But the more entwined their lives become, the more Maris realizes that there are parts of Lucas he is either unable or unwilling to share.

Then one sunny afternoon, someone decides Maris should die.

Learn the truth of what happened to Lucas as he discovers it himself, piece by piece.

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Women’s Fiction for Review: Indiscretion by Hannah Fielding

Indiscretion is the new novel from award-winning romance novelist Hannah Fielding. Written in Fielding’s signature style, infused with an old-school Hollywood glamour, Indiscretion evokes the drama and passion of 1950s post-war Spain.

1950’s London. Alexandra, a young writer is bored of her suffocating but privileged life amongst the gilded balls and parties of Chelsea. Keen for an adventure, Alexandra travels to Spain to be reunited with her estranged Spanish family on a huge estate in Andalucía.

Arriving in sun-drenched southern Spain for the first time, Alexandra is soon caught up in the wild customs of the region. From bull fighting matadors and the mysterious Gypsy encampments in the grounds of the family’s estate, to the passionate dances of the region and the incredible horsemanship of the local caballeros, Alexandra is instantly seduced by the drama and passion of her new home.

When Alexandra inevitably falls for Salvador, the mercurial heir to her family’s estate and the region’s most eligible man, she finds herself entangled in a web of secrets, lies and indiscretion. Alexandra soon falls prey to scheming members of her own family, the jealousy of a beautiful marquésa and the predatory charms of a toreador, all intent on keeping the two lovers apart.

But nothing can prepare Alexandra for Salvador’s own dangerous liaisons with a dark-eyed Gypsy.

Can Alexandra trust that love will triumph, or will Salvador’s indiscretion be their undoing?

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Women’s Fiction/Western for Review: Sarah’s Heart and Passion by Ginger Simpson

Sarah Collins set her sights for California and a new beginning, but never imagines a war party’s attack on the wagon train she joins. A sole survivor, Sarah must find her way back to civilization, and a man of half-blood happens along at just the right time and becomes her hero…or is the whole scenario only a dream driven by all the romance novels she reads as an editor?

Sarah wakes, her cheeks damp with tears. Like a dust devil in a dying windstorm, all traces of her handsome rescuer vanish with a farewell kiss and the annoying blast of an alarm clock…until he appears at her door as a new neighbor. Will Sarah find a way to win the love she tried so hard to capture in her dream without being declared insane, or will the sexy woman living an apartment away beat Sarah at her own game?

Previously published as Sarah’s Heart and Sarah’s Passion, this edition combines both stories

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Praise for Sarah’s Heart and Passion:

“From the first paragraph, it grabs you, and it keeps your interest to the very end.” ~ karent

“The author portrayed the beliefs, prejudices’, and cruelties of that time period so very well… The ending was totally unexpected; I had no idea that this was how the story would end. My mouth actually fell open… I highly recommend this book.” ~ birdlady