Friday, September 27, 2013

Rose of Thorne - Review, Excerpt, Playlist


When a drunk driver tragically orphans Skylar Rose at the age of sixteen, she leaves her dreams behind and takes on the daunting task of helping her elderly grandmother raise her young sister. While other girls her age were living a typical carefree life, she was picking up double shifts at a local cafĂ© and struggling to pay the bills. 

Always putting her sister’s needs and school first, Skylar has never had time to date or develop relationships. Now a senior in college, she has her sights set on an amazing internship opportunity. The last thing she needed was for a sexy distraction like Sebastian Thorne to walk into her life. 

Sebastian Thorne had been an entitled and reckless nineteen year old when he got behind the wheel of his new sports car that night. When his night of indulgence goes tragically wrong, Sebastian hesitantly turns to the one person, he knows can make everything go away…the one person he hates ..his father.

Now twenty-six, Sebastian is the young enigmatic and powerful CEO of his late father’s design company, Thorne Enterprises. With both millions in the bank and a new woman on his arm almost every night, the world never knew the dark secret he carried inside. Still plagued with nightmares from the night of that horrific accident and having to leave the beautiful girl behind, Sebastian vows to find the one that haunts his dreams. Sometimes the choice of revisiting our past opens the door to a future that we never thought possible.

Haunted by their past, these two want nothing more than to have their life given back to them. But what do you do when the person who gave you back your life, was the very one that took it from you in the first place?

* BOOK 2 THORNELESS will follow VERY VERY SOON!! Contains sexual content and abusive situations. Recommended for readers 18+ years.

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Mia fell in love with the literary world at a very young age and began putting her active imagination to pen and paper by the age of six. Over the years, she has filled up numerous shelves with her notebooks and journals of her favorite stories. Twelve years ago, Mia began drafting The Thorne Series and through encouragement of a close friend, decided to finally take the leap of faith to bring her dream to life. She openly admits to having a hopeless infatuation with her Kindle and suffers from the one-click book addiction (No intervention required). 

Mia is currently a stay at home mom who has mastered the fine art of making a PB&J sandwich in between laundry and shuttling kids to ballet and swimming. In her spare time (“What spare time?” She laughs), she enjoys photography, traveling, and having a girls night out with her pals. She enjoys the simple things in life, such as sleeping more than 3 hours per night and 10 minute showers without being interrupted by children yelling “mommy” from the other side of the bathroom door. 

Mia Michelle resides in Tennessee with her soul mate and husband of 18 years and their 2 beautiful young children. She is currently working on her Masters in Counseling and drafting her new series. 

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My Review:

Stars: 4

First let me just say…… WOW!
This story definitely ends with a cliffhanger. So, if you are not a big fan of those I would at least wait to see if there is a conclusion in the second book before starting this one.
On her sixteenth birthday, Skylar Rose has her life changed forever. Her parents are killed in a hit and run by a drunk driver. The problem is that isn’t the only trouble that Skylar will have to face in her life.

Funny… the past, the present… even the future… they all three hold nothing but pain for me.”

Skylar is a very independent woman who has raised her little sister since her grandmother passed away. She is not only getting ready to finish up college but has been pulling double shifts in a diner to help support her and her sister. Skylar is also a fighter. You respect her because even though deep down she wants to fall apart with all she has going on she stays strong. She knows she has to and so many times in most of our lives we have felt that way. You are able to relate to her on a deeper level which helps bring her alive in your imagination. I was super excited too because she wasn’t one of those annoying female characters in the books that are always so indecisive. There were a couple of times I wanted to tell her to pull herself together but overall she was a great female lead!
Sebastian Thorne has a dark secret that only his father knows. Now that his father has passed away he is the only living soul who knows and it will remain that way. Sounds like a great plan right??? But, as we all know all good things must come to an end. All hidden secrets will eventually come out. But, can they be forgiven??
I loved Sebastian. His daily struggle with his feelings toward Skylar made him more human.

“Sebastian Thorne is a force to be reckoned with. Yet as I stand here looking at her, I realize I have found my weakness, my kryptonite. Skylar Rose.”

He is this untouchable CEO that has loads of money and has always kept women an arm’s length away. He is very intimidating but when he is with Skylar you see a much softer side to him. He has nightmares regarding his dark secret from the past but when Skylar is with him she offers a peace/comfort that keeps those nightmares away. It gives him hope. He can’t let Skylar find out his secret though because it will destroy her.
Sebastian definitely has my heart. Yes, he made mistakes in the past and throws the cold shoulder from time to time but I just love him! He is constantly trying to do better for Skylar. He wants to make things right for her. There is passion with him that is AMAZING! Definitely a swoon-worthy man!
We also are introduced to Lucas Drake another drop dead gorgeous CEO after Skylar’s heart. I will be honest; there are some worthy qualities to Lucas. I am torn though because I don’t want to like him. I feel that there is only one person who Skylar is meant to be with and for me Lucas is not that person. I struggle with wanting to like Lucas and wanting to hate him and trying to find a flaw in him. His character was hard for me but I am sure he will play a big role in the next book!
There were many swoon worthy men, there were many nasty-not-worth-your-time men. There was passion, desire, heartbreak, love, devotion. I loved how it was told from several different POVs! That was definitely the first time I have read a book with more than two POVs. This book seemed to have it all…. And then it leaves you at the very end wanting more. I can’t wait to see what is in store for us in the next novel!


I stare as Lucas wraps his hand in hers and leads her on through the restaurant. The waiter sits them in the far back secluded corner of the dining room. From where I am standing at the bar I can see her face clearly. The warm restaurant lights make her glow as she sat smiling from across the table at him. She looks at him shyly as he leans in to whisper something to her. I notice her delicate skin blush and then he takes her hand into his and gently kisses it.

Damn it! She is so damn beautiful!! Get your fucking paws off her, Lucas!

All I want to do is take her into my arms and kiss her senseless. I want to throw her over my shoulder and spend the entire night kissing every delectable perfect inch of her body. Her stunning face brightens as she begins laughing at something he says. The very thought of her being in Lucas’ bed later tonight sets me over the edge and I know I have to get the hell out there. The blonde looks at me confused as I grab my leather jacket so I grab her ass to indicate that I am ready to head back to my place.

Truthfully, I have lost my feel for her, but knowing that I can fuck some of my frustrations out with her has me grabbing her hand and pulling her out of the lounge.

As we make our way to the front door of the restaurant I brave one last glance towards Skylar’s table only to find her beautiful eyes upon mine. Her glance is full of hurt, pain and pure sadness. She quickly blinks and looks down then excuses herself from the table. I find myself wanting to run to her but I don’t. I have to get myself under control and fast.

I am Sebastian Thorne. Ruthless, arrogant Sebastian Thorne, heartless to the core

Rose of Thorne Playlist
Demons- Imagine Dragons
I’d Die Without You- PM Dawn
Fix You- Coldplay
Love Song- Adele
Sweet Love- Chris Brown
No Ordinary Love- Sade
Kiss Me- Ed Sheeran
Angel- Massive Attack
My Valentine- Paul McCartney
Wicked Games- The Weeknd
Lil’ Freak- Usher featuring Nicki Minaj
Who’s That Chick? – David Guetta featuring Rihanna
If I Lose Myself Tonight- One Republic
Kill and Run- Sia
Arms- Christina Perri


Just One Song - New Cover and Just One Week - Cover Reveal

**NeW CoVeR**

Just One Song

By: Stacey Lynn

Published April 2013


Just One Week

By: Stacey Lynn

Publish Date: October 24 2013



Two years ago, Mia had everything she thought she wanted. She loved her job, and her best friend Nicole was finally recovering from losing her family in a car accident. When they met rock star Zack Walters and given backstage pages for his concert in their hometown of Minneapolis, Mia had no idea she would get involved with the band’s drummer, Chase Harper. It was simple, fun, and exactly what Mia liked best – no strings attached.

Then Chase decided to change the rules and Mia did what she’s always done best: she ran.

Now she’s on her way to Los Angeles to help Nicole get ready for her wedding to Zack. The one thing she’s not looking forward to is seeing Chase again. With his sculpted muscles, strong hands and dark gray eyes that seem to know everything she’s thinking – Chase has the ability to make her forget. He also has the power to make her feel, something Mia refuses to let happen.

When everything around Mia’s life begins to crumble, and she keeps all of her secrets tucked close and hidden away, Chase is the one who steps in to help.

Because he has decided that he isn’t letting her go again. Not until she finally admits she’s his.


Chase’s POV

I smile into her neck when I feel her pulse quicken a little bit.
“Chase?” Her quiet voice sounds a little bit dry and really tired.
I slowly flick my tongue out and lick her neck and trail soft kisses down to her collarbone. My hand on her hip squeezes slightly, pulling her back into me so she can feel how much I want her.
Damn it, I just want her. All of her.
“What is it, babe?” I whisper into her throat when I realize she’s smiling a little bit and not moving away from me at all. In fact, I think she may have just relaxed into me a little bit more. “What do you need?”
I pull away from her slightly so I can look into her sleepy blue eyes. Her hair is a little messed up and her eyes are barely open, but I can still see that she wants me. Please, I plead with my eyes, don’t tell me you need a glass of water. Don’t tell me you want me to get the hell out of here.
But she doesn’t say any of those things. She just smiles and quietly, so quietly I almost ask her to repeat herself she simply says, “You.”
It’s all I need to hear. If she wants me, I’ll give her all of me. Every last piece of my body, my heart, and my soul. Anything she wants of mine is hers, I just don’t want her to fucking stomp all over it and give back pieces of me, leftover and broken, when she’s through with me.
With a devilish grin, I adjust her so she’s lying below me. “I’m all yours, babe.
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Just One Song
Just One Week  - release date: 10/24


Just Once - Cover Reveal


Just Once


by Julianna Keyes and Omnific Publishing

Adult Contemporary Romance
Releasing October 29, 13

Kate Burke is done making bad decisions. Thirty years old and belatedly determined to grow up, the successful travel writer and one-time party girl returns to work at the remote Ponderosa Pines Ranch to reassess her life.

Although her kitchen/cabin staff is lacking and the workload never relents, Kate’s main challenge is Shane Maddox, the ruggedly handsome and doggedly stubborn ranch foreman. Instantly at odds, they battle over everything from ceiling fans to bothersome bats—studiously ignoring the sparks they generate with each confrontation.

They can’t explain their explosive physical chemistry, but after a few frustrated weeks they can’t deny it either. Their solution? Just once. They’ll get past their inconvenient lust and move on.

Kate’s been trying to think with her head instead of her hormones, but is this just another bad decision in a lifetime of careless choices? Has she really changed at all?

Set in the striking and serene hills of southern Colorado, Julianna Keyes’ debut novel offers a sizzling and satisfying tale of unexpected chemistry and the power of second chances. Her characters will get under your skin and into your heart. Just once may not be enough for you either.

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Julianna Keyes is a Canadian writer who has lived on both coasts and several places in between. She’s been skydiving, bungee jumping, and white water rafting, but nothing thrills—or terrifies—her as much as the blank page. She has volunteered in Zambia, taught English in China, and dreams of seeing pink dolphins in the Amazon. This is her first book.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Welcome to Sugartown Trailer Reveal

Welcome to Sugartown

**Trailer Reveal**

by Carmen Jenner

Publication date: November 3rd 2013

Genres: Contemporary, New Adult

Ana Belle never wanted anything more than to hang up her apron, jump on her Vespa and ride off into the sunset, leaving Sugartown in the dust.

Elijah Cade never wanted anything more than a hot meal, a side of hot arse and a soft place to lay his head at night where he could forget about his past.

But you know what they say about wanting: you always want what you can’t have.

Nineteen year-old virgin Ana is about to discover that’s not quite true because a six foot three, hotter than hell, tattooed, Aussie sex god just rode into town. He’s had a taste of her pie and he wants more– no really, Ana bakes pies for a living, get your mind out of the gutter.

She’d be willing to hand over everything tied up in a big red bow, there’s just one problem; Elijah has secrets dirtier than last week’s underwear. Secrets that won’t just break Ana’s heart, but put her life at risk, too. When those secrets come to light, their relationship is pushed to breaking point.

Add to that a psychotic nympho best friend, an overbearing father, a cuter than humanly possible kid brother, a wanton womanizing cousin, the ex from hell, and more pies than you could poke a … err … stick … at.

And you thought small towns were boring.

Welcome to Sugartown.


*Content Warning. Intended for a mature 18+ audience. Contains explicit sex, oodles of profanity and a crap-tonne of AWKWARD


Carmen Jenner is a thirty-something author, doctor, pilot and CIA agent.
She's also a compulsive, flagrant prevaricator who gets to make things up for a living.

While Sugartown may not technically exist, Carmen grew up in a small Australian town just like it, and just like her characters, she always longed for something more.They didn't have an Elijah Cade, though. If they did, you can be sure she would have never left.

Her debut novel,Welcome to Sugartown, releases November 3, 2013.

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Keep a look out for the follow up novels in the Sugartown Series:

Enjoy Your Stay (Sugartown #2)

Now Leaving Sugartown (Sugartown #3)

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Love Interrupted Blitz Post

Love Interrupted Blitz

By: A.J. Warner



Logan Brooks and Andrew Eastin
shared a once in a lifetime love. After losing her parents and overcoming many
obstacles, she could not handle the possibility of losing him, too. She loved
him enough to walk away, for both of their sakes.

As tragedy strikes again, Logan is
on a downward spiral. Andrew knows she needs protection from herself, and he
needs to love her through it, even if only from a distance.

When fate intervenes and allows
them a second chance at love, will Logan and Andrew risk it? The Attraction is
undeniable. The sexual tension, relentless. She is everything he has ever
wanted. He sweeps her off her feet, renewing all that was lost.

Andrew promised her forever, but
can words ever be enough? Can love prevail when life has different
plans—bringing on more pain and emotions than imaginable? When lies and deceit
corrupt the one thing sacred to them, plans will be ruined, promises will be
broken, and hearts will be shattered.

What happens when the unknown
threatens all of their dreams? Will Logan and Andrew survive their love,

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A.J. was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. Four years
ago, she relocated to the Dallas/Fort Worth area with her husband and four
wonderful children, Hayden (15), Jacob (13), Riley (11), and Isaiah (10).

A.J. is passionate about working with people with
disabilities, and has a long time love of working with munchkins. She currently
owns and operates a childcare facility in North Central Texas.

When she is not busy breaking up fights about who is mom’s
favorite, or who ate the last bowl of Fruity Pebbles, A.J. enjoys reading and
writing. She also likes chatting and laughing with her book club friends. Love
Interrupted is her first book and she is currently working on her second and
third novels.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Royally Lost Cover Reveal



Royally Lost

A novel by Angie Stanton and Harper Collins

(Author of Rock and a Hard Place and Snapshot)

Contemporary Young Adult/New Adult
Coming May 2014

Dragged on a family trip to Europe’s ancient cities, Becca wants nothing more than to go home. Trapped with her emotionally distant father, over-eager stepmother, and a brother who only wants to hook up with European hotties, Becca is miserable. That is until she meets Nikolai, a guy as mysterious as he is handsome. And she unknowingly finds herself with a runaway prince.

Nikolai has everything a guy could ask for-he's crown prince, heir to the throne, and girls adore him. But the one thing he doesn't freedom. Staging a coup, he flees his kingdom and goes undercover on his own European tour.

When Nikolai and Becca meet, it’s their differences that draw them together. Sparks fly as they share a whirlwind of adventures, all the while dodging his royal guard. But Becca's family vacation ends in a matter of days. Will Nikolai and Becca be forced to say goodbye forever, will his destiny catch up to him, or will they change history forever?

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Angie Stanton never planned on writing books, she wanted to be a Rockette. However, growing up in a rural setting with her brothers' 4-H pigs as pets, dance didn't work out. Instead she became an avid daydreamer. After years of perfecting stories in her head she began to write them down and the rest is history.

She loves dipping french fries in chocolate shakes, natural disaster movies and Broadway Musicals. When not writing, Angie is concocting ways to make more dreams come true, whether it be tickets to a Broadway show or convincing her family they should rent an RV and travel the country. She's still working on that one.

Angie is a proud double finalist of the 2011 National Readers Choice Awards for Love 'em or Leave 'em, as well as a finalist for the Golden Quill Awards.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Caught Up In You - Cover Reveal

**Cover Reveal**

Caught Up In You

By: Sophie Swift

(Smart Girls Finish First #1.5)
Publication date: October 15th 2013
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance


Blake Thomas knows exactly why women want to sleep with him. He’s a sexy, twenty-six-year-old bartender with nothing to lose and confidence to spare.
Then Blake meets twenty-two-year-old Lia Smart, the owner of the restaurant where he’s just been hired. Lia is different from Blake’s usual conquests. She’s beautiful, shy, and guarded, with just a hint of loneliness in her eyes. The only problem is, Lia refuses to see Blake as anything more than just a flirtatious bartender.
But everything changes when Lia’s sexy and assertive older sister, Alex, comes back into town. Alex and Lia have always had a complicated relationship, made even more complicated by the fact that they are clearly in love with the same man. Before long, Blake finds himself the pawn in a high stakes game of forbidden love and dangerous emotions, caught between two sisters who could both easily break his heart.

*Contains adult language and situations*

CAUGHT UP IN YOU is a companion novella to be enjoyed before or after reading OUT FROM UNDER YOU, or as a stand-alone story.

Sophie Swift is an east coast girl who recently transplanted to Southern California. She writes about sexy boys by day, and dates them by night. Her sizzling, new adult romance, OUT FROM UNDER YOU, the first in a new contemporary series, will be released in August of 2013. She loves books that quicken her pace, music sung by adolescent boys, and cupcakes with too much frosting. Visit her online at:

Twitter: @bySophieSwift
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Five years ago, Kendall Hart’s life changed forever. A tragedy forced her to grow up fast and become a responsible adult overnight while her friends were still enjoying high school. She lives and breathes work leaving no time for a social life and her circle of friends is small. She has no room for complications in her life…then Tristan walks in.

Tristan O’Neal is forced to return home when his father becomes terminally ill. Taking care of his parents, dealing with an irresponsible brother, and starting a new job bring challenges to his life. Starting a relationship is the last thing on his mind but when sees Kendall, he finds himself drawn to her...she is so familiar. 

Tristan is what Kendall has always wanted but life isn’t always fair. Sometimes you have to let go of the one person you’ve always loved in order to protect them. Will Tristan be able to break through the wall she’s built around her heart or will Kendall’s secrets consume her and destroy their chance at a life together?

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Elizabeth James is the author of the Design Series. She writes contemporary romance set in her native North Carolina. A life-long reader, she began writing a novel at age fifteen, put it away with no hopes of publication, but now has realized her dream as an adult. Inspired by several bestselling authors she began working as a beta reader and her passion for writing once again surfaced. She embarked on a journey to see if she could complete a novel and Love by Design was born. With warm reception to her first novel she is now making this crazy world a part of her life. Elizabeth believes you're never too late in life to realize your dreams and this has opened up a new world of adventures and meeting new people which she loves to do. Elizabeth lives in North Carolina with her husband and their dogs. She enjoys traveling, exploring North Carolina, and spending time with her friends.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Trust Book Blast

Author L Chapman
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Trust Synopsis
Lovely Megan Madden has lost her faith in men. But this has not kept her from the joy of her best friend's upcoming wedding. While in London shopping for the big event, Megan's life takes a surprising turn when a quick drink brings changes to her life she never saw coming. Join in the roller coaster of emotions Megan must endure as she attempts to regain her TRUST.

Who knew a quiet drink could change your life?
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About L Chapman
L. Chapman was born in and continues to live in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. She has spent most of her life helping others. At one time, a DJ for a special needs club. Blending her love of helping others and her love of children, L dreams to one day own and operate a childcare nursery that will help mainstream special needs children with others.
In the rare ...times that L. is not working to help others or maniacally writing, she enjoys making a mess of things while creating beautifully detailed greeting cards. She spends time relaxing with family, friends, and good books. L. loves to travel and has been to many places in the United Kingdom; her favorite places all involve the ocean. She hopes to one day share a kiss with her happily-ever-after in the romantic shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Should she ever get over her fear of flying, those kisses may be shared in the shadows of the Egyptian Pyramids.
Ever the fussy eater, L. has never once tasted peanut butter, and she despises coffee. If you should feel the need to bribe her, it is suggested that you bring chocolate, as that is one of her known weaknesses.

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Jenny has always wanted a fairytale life: the perfect house, her own Prince Charming and the wedding to go with it.

After a five year engagement Jenny and her fiancé Rich are counting down to the "Big Day"...

And lets not forget one hell of a Hen Party For Jenny her life as the perfect wife is all she has ever wanted but secrets are never far away...

Will Jenny make it to her own fairytale wedding...

All will be revealed in "Veiled"

EXCERPT from Veiled

     I made a speech prior to booking the wedding date that there would be no sex the week be-fore we got married. I wanted our wedding night to be special. Now, I think I will be strug-gling with this decision. I plan to make sure I get plenty before our wedding weeks begins. I am wearing Rich's favorite little black halter dress that barely covers my bum and shows just enough of my cheeks to drive him wild. He loves it. I have been a little bit naughty. Okay, very naughty. I am not wearing underwear and have added my black stilettos. Perfect. My hair is down, exactly the way he likes it, and no makeup. This is how my baby likes to see me.


    "Honey, I'm home," Rich yells as he comes through the door, looking all hot and sweaty from his run. He always goes for a three to five mile run after work. He is a fitness freak some-times, so I would love for him to take a day off from running once in a while.
     "Hi," I say leaning against the doorway in a suggestive manner, my arm above my head in the full-on come and get me pose. "Oh. Wow, are you trying to kill me, Jen?" He winks. "Never." I giggle, hoping I am killing him. I plan to make that man work his ass off after dinner. "Quick shower and I am all yours, baby girl," he says, placing a little peck on my lips before smacking my bum and running up the stairs. Rich began calling me baby girl the second time we saw each other. I can't help but blush when he says it, even after all this time together. I sit myself on a bar stool in the kitchen and wait for him. He is only gone for five minutes be-cause he takes quick showers when I am not with him. If I didn't have a nice meal planned, I would join him. I might take him for another one later. "I am back, baby girl," Rich announces as he walks into the kitchen wearing only black trousers. His bare chest on full display and his perfect back sparkling from the water that is left on him. His hair is also wet. He looks so fuckable. Food first. We need to eat first I try to convince myself.

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Running From Forever - Ashley Wilcox

Running From Forever

By: Ashley Wilcox


***This book is a spin-off of Waiting on Forever with no prior books needed to be read before it***

Recent college graduate, Kayla Reynolds was ready to leave the university, sorority life behind. Leaving her boyfriend of over three years, she packed her bags and moved four hours south to the big city…New York City. Bright lights, streets that never sleep, and a business lifestyle that she yearned to have were all at her fingertips.

Kayla Reynolds was chasing her dream.

Determined and eager to make it in the corporate world, Kayla changed everything- her image, lifestyle, and outlook on life, putting her career first and her personal life second. That was until her first day, the first time she got a glimpse of Miles Blackwell. Corporate CEO and part owner of ETV, and not to mention, incredibly handsome, Miles Blackwell took Kayla by surprise, stealing her heart as he did.

But nothing had ever come that easy for Kayla. Life had always seemed to have a personal vendetta against her, stepping in when everything seemed too good to be true, reminding herself of whom she really was. It wasn’t until she met Merrick Drake that she realized when to stop; when running was no longer an option. For the first time in her life she had someone she could relate to; someone who wouldn’t judge- who saw the person she was inside. She and Merrick connected…on more levels than one.

When life was too much to handle, they ran.

But there was only one person that could make Kayla stop for good. Only one man that made her want to stay.

Would Kayla finally stop running or would it all be too much to handle?

My Review:

Stars: 4

Have you ever needed a fresh start or a do-over? Just wanted to pick up and leave and go where no one knew who you were in your last town or anything about your past??? I think at some point we could all probably say yes to that question.

That is exactly what Kayla Reynolds decides to do! She moves to the Big Apple after landing a job with ETV. Although being an assistant to a CEO is not her dream job it does get her one step closer to where she wants to be which is an entertainment news anchorwoman. She works for Connie which reminded me of Meryl Streep’s character on The Devil Wears Prada. You question why Connie is so intimidating. Everyone in the office feels that way about Connie. She has excellent work ethics but could it be something deeper???

Kayla has an encounter with an extremely attractive man in the elevator on her first day. Her best friend warns her though to stay away from those types of people. They are always the ones with secrets. I think most of us have read enough romance novels that we know what 'those types of people are'! :) There is just something about this stranger that she is drawn to though. He ends up being Miles Blackwell, one of the CEO’s of the company. My first thought…. NOT GOOD! Can you date within the office?? I can definitely feel the chemistry between the two.

The people at ETV go out on Tuesday’s for what they call ‘Tipsy Tuesday’ to a local bar and there Kayla meets Merrick. He is the owner/eye-candy bartender that everyone loves to look at. There is also a connection between Kayla and Merrick.

Without giving anything away, there are deep, emotional relationships built along with strong rooted friendships. Connections from the past come back with the potential to destroy trust and part of those relationships. Some people are even looking for revenge.

To help cope.... sometimes you just need to let loose and have a few drinks with a friend and not discuss your problems. Nothing in the world is easy but there are times when you just need a little escape to forget about your worries and troubles. Is it easier to face the problem or just pick up and move again?

The big question that each reader will have answered is whether Kayla decides to continue running or finally take off those running shoes and enjoy her forever. Will she do it independently as originally planned or will she decide to keep a man by her side?

Great read! I really enjoyed this and would love a continuation story on some of the other characters in the book!

Making The Cut by Kim Jones

**Release Blitz**


Making The Cut

By: Kim Jones


Making the Cut (Saving Dallas #2)

By Kim Jones


Release Date: September 20, 2013



She went searching for a one night stand and ended up falling in love with Luke Carmical, President of the Devil’s Renegades Motorcycle Club. Now she must decide how to handle the aftermath of Frankie’s brutal assault and the knowledge that Luke has been lying to her- about everything.  Secrets are revealed and more lies exposed as Dallas Knox, CEO of Knox Companies, becomes more involved in the MC. She wonders if this life is enough for her, if this family is really what she wants. When circumstances present her with an unusual twist of fate, Dallas knows without a doubt, that this is the family she has longed for. New problems occur, traumatic events take place and lives hang in the balance as Dallas has to decide what is really most important in life.


The journey is long.


The outcome is uncertain.


Can she Make the Cut?




Making the Cut is Book #2 in the Saving Dallas trilogy. Reading Saving Dallas is imperative to understanding Making the Cut.

Making the Cut

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Author Bio

Kim Jones is a writer with big dreams and a creative imagination. Her infatuation with the MC lifestyle inspired her to write a short story about a love affair between a prestigious young woman and a bad-ass biker. After falling in love with her characters, she turned the ten-thousand word short story into a novel. Juggling her full time job as a payroll clerk, her writing, and her role as ol’lady to her husband, Reggie, her first novel, Saving Dallas, was published in May of 2013.
Kim resides in Collins, MS with her husband and two dogs. She plans to write three books in the Saving Dallas series. The final book will be released in early 2014.

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