Jul 292014


mollyaugustJen:  It’s day two of paranormal romance week and today we’re excited to welcome Molly Harper to Romancing the Book.  Molly, will you share a short bio with us?
Molly:  Molly Harper worked for six years as a reporter and humor columnist for The Paducah Sun. Her reporting duties included covering courts, school board meetings, quilt shows, and once, the arrest of a Florida man who faked his suicide by shark attack and spent the next few months tossing pies at a local pizzeria. Molly lives in western Kentucky with her family.

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Jul 292014

Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper
Release Date: June 24, 2014
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages: 318
Source: book provided by the publisher for review



Author of the beloved Half Moon Hollow series of vampire romances (Nice Girls Don’t Have Fangs), Molly Harper has created a standalone paranormal romance in which a dilapidated haunted house could bring star-crossed lovers together—if it doesn’t kill them first!

When Nina Linden is hired to landscape a private island off the New England coast, she sees it as her chance to rebuild her failing business after being cheated by her unscrupulous ex. She never expects that her new client, software mogul Deacon Whitney, would see more in her than just a talented gardener. Deacon has paid top dollar to the crews he’s hired to renovate the desolate Whitney estate—he had to, because the bumps, thumps, and unexplained sightings of ghostly figures in nineteenth-century dress are driving workers away faster than he can say “Boo.”

But Nina shows no signs of being scared away, even as she experiences some unnerving apparitions herself. And as the two of them work closely together to restore the mansion’s faded glory, Deacon realizes that he’s found someone who doesn’t seem to like his fortune more than himself—while Nina may have finally found the one man she can trust with her bruised and battered heart.

But something on the island doesn’t believe in true love…and if Nina and Deacon can’t figure out how to put these angry spirits to rest, their own love doesn’t stand a ghost of a chance.


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Jul 282014


Author PhotWelcome to day one of Paranormal Romance week during our Anniversary Celebration.  Today we are pleased to host Rae Rivers as she tells us about her series, The Keepers.

I’m an avid reader and writer with a passion for writing romance novels. I live in Cape Town, South Africa, with my gorgeous husband, two beautiful children and a zoo of house pets.  Besides writing, I love family time, the outdoors, travelling, watching TV series, reading and chocolate.

For more information about my books, or me, please visit:

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Jul 262014

FaceshotHello everyone! My name is Heather and I am currently living in Memphis, Tennessee, although I am originally a North Florida girl. I am married to a military man, we have two beautiful children and one fur baby. I work and take online college classes from home so I spend a lot of my free time reading.

I have my aunt to blame for my crazy reading addiction. As a child, all she would ever buy me and my brother for Christmas and birthdays was books. At the age of 13, I walked up to her on Christmas morning and I told her, “Thanks Aunt Jackie, you turned me into a nerd.” Reading became a big part of my life in middle school because it took me to new places and I experienced things that I would not be able to if I had not fallen in love with reading.

My favorite childhood book was Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. I had my babysitter read it to me every day. Now, I like mystery, suspense and romance with a little science fiction every once in a while. A few authors I enjoy most are Rachel Van Dyken, Dean Koontz, and Marie Hall. Currently, my favorite book is Blood Warrior, which is book 1 of the Alexa Montgomery series by H. D. Gordon. I really like the usual happy ending but it is nice to read books that do not follow the main stream. It makes it seem more like reality.




Jul 262014

Being Me by Lisa Renee Jones
Series: Inside Out (# 2)
Release Date: June 11, 2013
Publisher: Gallery Books
Pages: 372
Source: Book provided by author for review



I arch into him, drinking in his passion, instantly, willingly consumed by all that he is and could be to me. . . .

Sara McMillan is still searching for Rebecca, the mysterious woman whose dark, erotic journal entries both enthralled and frightened her. Tormented by a strong desire to indulge the demands of her new boss while also drawn deeper into her passionate bond with the troubled artist, Chris Merit, Sara must face a past as deeply haunting as Rebecca’s written words. In one man’s arms, Sara will find the safe haven to reveal her most intimate secrets and explore her darkest fantasies. But is safety just an illusion, when the truth about Rebecca has yet to be discovered?


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Jul 262014

Soft Targets by John Gilstrap
Series: Jonathan Grave (# 5.5)
Release Date: October 1, 2013
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
Pages: 127
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review



Four children’s lives hang in the balance. A vicious criminal is on the loose. With law enforcement at a dead end, there’s only one man who can recover the hostages–Jonathan Grave.

FBI Special Agent Irene Rivers is horrified to learn that because of mistakes made by agents under her command, a murderer and child molester will walk free. When Irene’s own daughters become the monster’s next targets, she reaches out in desperation to an elite Special Forces operator. His name is Jonathan Grave. For Grave, results matter more than procedures. Together, they discover a new kind of justice–and a new breed of evil. . .


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Jul 262014

A Vow To Keep by Lana Williams
Series:  The Vengeance Trilogy (# 1)
Release Date:  July 27, 2012
Publisher:  self published
Pages:  343
Source: book provided by the author for review



Medieval Romance – England 1245. Sir Royce de Bremont has spent his entire life plotting revenge against his traitorous uncle. Kidnapping the man’s bride-to-be brings Royce one step closer to fulfilling his vow of vengeance.

Lady Alyna of Montvue has no desire to marry nor to become a pawn in a game of vengeance. Her only wish is to find a safe place to raise the orphan gifted with second sight she vowed to protect.

The beautiful lady and her precocious son make Royce long for a family of his own, yet until he reclaims his birthright, he has little to offer them. Alyna soon realizes this bold knight has captured her heart but fears she’s merely part of his plan for revenge. As passions rise, Royce must choose vengeance or love.


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Jul 262014

Run to Texas by Stephy Smith
Release Date: March 27, 2013
Publisher: Astraea Press
Pages : 148
Source:  book provided by the publisher for review



In 1850, Martha Harding chased her husband’s killers to Texas. With the plan of revenge, she takes on the name of Mattie O’Sheay. She finds herself close but not close enough. Landing in the small town of Linden proved to harbor more than the killers, but also a tall handsome ranger, James Parker.

The beautiful woman he kept his eyes on rented a room at his mother’s boarding house. James Parker kept Mattie O’Sheay’s identity secret to help draw out the killers of her husband. Little did he know, the killers were not the only ones to tear her world apart. Is he man enough to put it back together again?


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Jul 262014

Enamored by Shoshanna Evers
Series: Enslaved Trilogy (# 2)
Release Date: May 13, 2013
Publisher: Pocket Star
Pages: 162
Source: Book provided by the author for review



Billionaire BAD Boy Marc Wilde has never met a woman who could fulfill his every need…until he takes his good friend and fellow dominant Mistress Lauren up on a dangerous bet—a bet where she ends up as his sex slave for a week. Can a Dominatrix fall in love with a Dom? Only if she can find a way to submit to Marc’s every desire and be happy about it. Lauren has her doubts…but the flirtation, the friendship, and the sex might be too much for either to resist…


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Jul 262014

What It’s Worth by Gryvon
Release Date: June 22, 2013
Publisher: Storm Moon Press
Pages: 25
Source: book provided by the publisher for review



Writer Ian Richards is desperate to get his story, and impulsively agrees to meet his contact alone in a private club. But that contact, Vincenzo, has no intention of letting his information go easily, if at all. And the club he’s brought Ian to is eager to get their hands on some fresh meat, leaving Ian with the difficult decision of giving in or going home empty handed.


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