Reaper’s Promise by Kiki Leach

Colette: I woke up in Vegas married to my ex-boyfriend’s hot as hell biker brother. Not that I’m exactly complaining considering I’ve practically been in love with him since forever, but… Record scratch. Wait a second. I bet you’re wondering how the hell a kindergarten teacher got here, right? Well join the (biker) club, because so am I!

Roman: She woke up next to me in Vegas with a diamond cuff around her ankle and a matching ring on her finger, and is wondering how the hell she got here. I didn’t have the heart to tell her that she only said yes to my proposal because she thought I was my inept kid brother. I didn’t have the guts to tell her that I’ve wanted to know the taste of her skin and the feel of her legs wrapped around my waist from the moment she was first introduced to me as his girlfriend nine years ago. But I DO have the b*lls to tell her that since she’s now officially been made mine, there’s no way in f*ck that I’m letting her go.

Targeted Audience: Women over 21

Author Bio:
Kiki Leach was born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK where she still resides. As a child she was surrounded by books, pens, and notepads, all of which she quickly took advantage of from the time she could read and write. Her favorite past-time has always been telling stories and in college, was encouraged by her mother and professors to take her storytelling more seriously.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I love reading MC novels and love writing about alpha males.

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On The Run (Men Of Honor book 1) by Rhonda Lott

Alexandrea Harding was on the run from a killer. Alex had hopes of becoming a singing superstar, until the death of her sister made her the target of a murdering drug lord. Now she is surviving day to day, trying to keep herself and her remaining family alive.
David McAdams built a multimillion dollar company from nothing but hard work and determination. He has no room in his life for complications, until at a party he hears Alex sing. He knew he had to have her, but having Alex meant his life was about to get more complicated than he could ever imagine.
With the killer closing in, can David convince the beautiful song bird he is more than a pretty boy in a suit and that he has what it takes to keep her safe or will her fear force Alex to run yet again?

Targeted Audience: Adult, over 21

Author Bio:
Dreaming of stories was my passion growing up and after raising two beautiful children, owing my own Day Care for twenty years, and being a foster mom, I'm now living my dream. I write about people who are taking the exciting, breathtaking, and sometimes dangerous journey to find true love or at least stumble upon true love in the process of running for their lives. I love action movies and romance so why no combine the two things I love into tales, that I hope, make reader's heart beat faster and take them away from their day to day drudgery. I live in Atlanta Georgia with my husband and huge family.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
The story of Alex and David rattled around in my brain for quite a long time. I sat down after having my son and wrote madly for a month or two, then put it away because life just kept intruding. After years and years of life doing it's thing and my two children were all grown up, I got back to what was my dream and wrote On The Run. I'm glad I gave a voice to Alex and David after all this time.

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Unchained Hearts, Baxter Family Saga Book 1 by Palessa

newUH_CoverKyle Avery, CEO of Mama Avery Foods, has been summoned to a special meeting by a note from her late mother, Virgilia Avery. When she arrives, she meets the elusive mogul Newton “Cass” Baxter, CEO of Baxter Chemicals and learns of the nearly forty year history her mother shared with Cass, as well as the obstacles they’d been forced to endure. As Kyle struggles to understand their history, she’s forced to confront the man who loved and left her, Brandon Hall, VP of Baxter Chemicals and the adopted son of Cass Baxter. Kyle and Brandon unite in love, but separate in tragedy. They are forced to deal with the sad legacy of their parent’s lives as well as their own heartbreak. It’s up to them to finally break the chains which bind their hearts and find their own path to happiness.

Targeted Audience: 21+

Author Bio:
Palessa started reading her first romance novel, at the age of 11. Then she got introduced to V.C. Andrews, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Anne Rice and many more notable contemporary authors as well as some of the classics, A Tale of Two Cities, Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Great Gatsby and others. It was during her teenage years that she dabbled in writing. First, it was in her diaries, then she started creating characters, stories about romance, the supernatural and much more.
It would take almost 20 years, a radical move from the city she grew up in, Miami, FL back to her Caribbean birthplace, and a chance Facebook meeting with Sable Hunter to start the fiction juices flowing again. After some fits and starts, the Baxter Family Saga was born. Unchained Hearts is Palessa’s first published fiction book with Beau Coup Publishing. Book 2: Portrait of Gray was released April 2014 and Book 3: Story of Us was released in August 2014.
She considers herself just a storyteller who sees no reason to shy away from the juicier romantic elements. She currently lives in the mountains of Jamaica with her crazy, cracker-munching-mutt Ivy and a farm, primarily managed by agribusiness partner, also known as Dad.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I hadn’t written anything fiction since I was a teenager. I read and enjoyed Sable Hunter’s cowboy romance and reading that stirred up a story idea I had been having. The thing is I thought it was two ideas. So I decided to give the fiction writing thing a shot again after 20 years. I wrote the first part about Cass and Lila pretty quickly and that was when I knew this was going to be different. It took me a while but I wrote the first draft. The second part was a challenge but I worked through it. I submitted part 1 to the publisher when I edited it enough to be decent, and the question I got was, “where’s the rest?”
This story was not like I had thought it would be. I was being pulled by the characters and following their lead. It felt good and I knew this was my calling. I’m working on a fourth book and have quite a few more stories in the pipeline including the wrap-up of the Baxter Saga which will be out next year some time. So Unchained Hearts was my first published fiction book and I’m glad readers have been enjoying the series.

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Seduced: Den of Sin Boxed Set 1 by L.V. Lewis

Book Description

New Orleans’s elegant Beaudelaire Hotel isn’t just an acclaimed five-star hotel. Several times per year, the Beaudelaire transforms into a discreet den of sin, and its most important rule is guests must leave their inhibitions at the door. At the Den, lonely hearts connect and secrets are kept. Some guests go home alone wearing smiles, but others find the start of their happily-ever-afters.

Forbidden Rendezvous by Mel Blue
Seraphina orchestrates fantasies, but this year she’ll create one of her own. It’s against the rules for an employee to participate in the weekend-long sex-capades but she’s willing to risk it for Luke. His past and connection to her boss is clouded in intrigue, but she knows what he wants, and she plans to star in one of his voyeuristic fantasies.

Ménage à Troys by Holley Trent
At the Den of Sin anything goes, so instead of two newlyweds letting down their guards to finally consummate their marriage of convenience, three people desperate to be touched forge bonds. That’s all well and good for the weekend, but what will shake out of their tentative ménage a trois when it’s time to go home?

Wicked Surrender by Ambrielle Kirk
Kris is tired of spending her nights playing with hard plastic and silicone. She enters the den in search of a man who will indulge her intimate desires only for one night. When she spots Travis Brenden, a bachelor known for both his lucrative business deals and womanizing ways, she used his lack of memory of her as an advantage.

Redeeming The Amazon by L.V. Lewis
Karen hasn’t made love fully unclothed since her double mastectomy and demise of her marriage. Paul once left his heart in Baltimore with a former model, whose crumbling marriage was the only deterrent to his waning honor. A fantast weekend at his uncle’s hotel may give him a second chance with a contemporary Amazon…if her fear of rejection doesn’t become a barrier to their reconnection.

Leave your inhibitions at the door…and turn the page.

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Shamelessly Taken: A Den of Sin Vignette by Mel Blue

Melissa_DOS_fullsizeWhen the Beaudelaire Hotel turns into a Den of Sin for the New Year’s weekend, any and every fantasy can become a reality…
Layla Gunn booked a single night in the infamous hotel for a chance to remember what it’s like to be wanted and wanton. The last thing she expects is to come face to face with an old friend from college. Can she still live out her fantasy?
Christopher Trevino is ready to move past his grief, but he can’t seem to find comfort in just anyone’s arms. So when he walks into the hotel room and sees his former classmate, he can’t help but feel this meeting was destined.
One night turns into the next morning. Can they walk away or will they find more than a night filled with passion?

Targeted Audience: 21+

Author Bio:
Mel Blue is the risque pen name for Melissa Blue. Her writing career started on a typewriter one month after her son was born. This would have been an idyllic situation for a writer if it had been 1985, not 2004. She penned that first contemporary romance, upgraded to a computer and hasn’t looked back since.

Outside of writing, Blue works as a mail clerk for the federal government, has a paralegal certificate (that she has more use for as a dust pan) and is a mother of two rambunctious children. She lives in California where the wine is good and, despite popular belief, is not always sunny.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
My writer friends (Holley Trent, Ambrielle Kirk and LV Lewis) and I were talking and a plot bunny hopped into the conversation. Before we knew it we decided to write a connected series set in New Orleans, surrounding Beaudelaire Hotel that turns into a “Den of Sin” every once and a while.

This particular short came about between Holley Trent and I. We wanted to give folks a free sneak peek into our world. So we did a word duel. I thought it would be fun to have a couple who knew each other way back, had crossed that friends-only boundary and had disastrous results.

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The Wrong Man by Delaney Diamond

Cover_The-Wrong-Man_200X300They have nothing in common. So why can’t they stay away from each other?

Construction foreman Tomas Molina has no desire to settle down. He enjoys the single life too much, with all the choices of women available to him. But when ad executive Talia Jackson becomes single again, they start an affair that has him questioning his beliefs about relationships. And the next thing he knows, he’s the one demanding exclusivity.

Talia Jackson has always done what’s right. Gone to the right schools, worn the right clothes, and married the right man. Seeking a boost when her marriage ends in divorce, she finds comfort in the arms of Tomas Molina, a man who makes her feel alive in a way she never has before. Then an unexpected result of their affair forces her to make a tough decision—stay in the world she’s known all her life, or make a future with the man she’s grown to love.

Targeted Audience: adult romance lovers

Author Bio:
Delaney Diamond writes sweet and sensual romance novels and is the site manager of Romance Novels in Color, where diversity is celebrated. When she’s not reading or writing she’s trying out new recipes or traveling to an interesting locale. Find free reads and the first chapter of all her books at

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Skin Deep by Dez Burke

181-JC_2000x3000Beauty is only skin deep.

So are scars…

Stock car racing champion, Shane Davis had it all-money, fast cars and even faster women until a fiery crash changed everything in a flaming instant.

Shane never intends to get married; not with the way he looks now. He knew no woman could ever love him and wasn’t about to find out if he was wrong. But when he needed a woman in his life to play a pretend girlfriend for a few short weeks, he selected the one he felt would suit his needs with no strings attached: Angela Neil.

The first time Angela came face to face with Shane, she was taken aback by his scars but more so by his sizzling magnetism. The way he looked at her, with a searing heat made her simmer in secret places. This was supposed to be all about business, but Shane made it clear early on that he wanted much, much more. Angela was a smart woman and wasn’t about to let her hormones rule her common sense. But temptation called Shane Davis was a dangerous thing to resist…

Targeted Audience: women 30-40

Author Bio:
Dez Burke grew up in rural Alabama and spent most summers reading worn copies of her Grandmother’s Harlequin Romances. Today, she writes hot, steamy romance books featuring gorgeous alpha males.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Some people were curious why I wrote about “Shane” a man burned and scarred on one side of his body. The story in a way is mine. Two years ago I was severely burned in a bad cooking accident. A friend asked me to hold a jar while he poured hot bacon grease from a cast iron skillet into it. We didn’t realize how hot the grease was and when he tilted the skillet the grease bubbled up and over, completely coating my right hand and wrist. When I looked down, my hand and wrist were charred. For a long time people couldn’t help freaking out when they saw my hand and I couldn’t blame them. I was very lucky and blessed that my hand eventually healed so I could use it again. Shane’s scars however never healed so this is how I came up with his story. I hope you like it!

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The Doctor’s Secret Bride by Ana E Ross

Final-The-Doctors-Secret-Bride-600x800-copyMichelle Carter has been down on her luck since the day she was born. So it comes as no surprise when through a series of unfortunate events, she finds herself jobless, penniless, and practically homeless. In a desperate attempt to get back on her feet, Michelle accepts a job as a nanny, and finds it absolutely impossible to resist the sexual magnetism of her handsome, sexy billionaire boss–but resist she must for as long as she could, especially since she’s keeping secrets from him.

Believing that his late wife betrayed him with another man, falling in love again is the last thing Dr. Erik LaCrosse wants to do. But fall, he does, and so hard, he secretly marries the alluring nanny from the wrong side of the tracks. However, when he unearths a disturbing secret from Michelle’s past, Erik must choose between his loyalty to a dead woman and the love burning in his heart for one who is very much alive.

Targeted Audience: Adult

Author Bio:
Ana recently resigned from teaching 11th-grade Writing and English Literature to write full time. When she is not writing, she’s spending time with her beautiful daughter, reading, taking long walks, working out and meditating.

If you like Harlequin Presents romances about alpha males and feisty heroines who challenge them down to their silky briefs, you will love Ana’s stories.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I was inspired to write this story while passing by a cemetery and observing a young handsome man standing at a gravesite holding the hand of a five-year-old little girl. I wondered if it was his wife and what his life with her had been like. I wanted to tell his past story and follow him into the future as he struggled to put his life back together again. The character of Precious, his daughter, was inspired by my then five-year-old daughter.

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