Before Us by Jewel E Ann Release Blitz


Review by Lindsey

Feels 5
Steam 3
Storyline 5
Overall Rating 5

I’m almost positive I had tears in my eyes for the whole book. But that’s why I read Jewel E Ann! She makes me feel all the things.

This book was absolutely amazing. Heart wrenching! The tears I had were both happy and sad and even a little angry at times. The characters were explosive with the chemistry. I can’t say enough good things about this one. Read it. Read it if you love second chances at love. Read it if you love a strong sensible hero. Just. Read. It!


Before Us by Jewel E. Ann is now live! 


I never saw him coming.


I didn’t know what would happen after my client found me sleeping in my car.

I’d been cleaning his house as his wife was dying.

I didn’t expect them to invite me to live with them.

I didn’t expect Suzie to become my lifeline—until she was gone.


I didn’t expect him to ask me to marry him when he found out I needed medical insurance.


I didn’t expect to fall in love with a grieving man.


There are so many reasons to keep my distance from Zach. Every tender moment secreted away.


When we’re not together, I miss the man I call husband.

Does he miss his wife? If so, which one?



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Jewel is a Wall Street Journal & USA Today bestselling author with a quirky sense of humor. When she’s not saving the planet one tree at a time, you can find her role modeling questionable behavior to her three boys, binge-watching Netflix with her husband, and writing mind-bending romance. 


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No Such King by Coralee June *Blog Post*



A puppet, a prince, and a playboy. One arranged marriage. Three men I must keep at arm’s length. 

Atticus Dupont has been watching me from a distance, controlling my life like he controls the seedy criminal underground. He longs to own my mind, body, and soul.

Leo Winthrop is willing to do whatever it takes to protect me from the horrors of this castle, even if it means being cruel and pushing me away.

and Prince Augustus? He’s a reluctant royal that would rather sleep his way through court than be forced into an arranged marriage with me.

I fled the kingdom four years ago, planning to never return.

But the king is dead.

The kingdom is in chaos.

My duty makes it impossible to walk away.

One thing I know for sure: I have to open my cracked heart, because this crown is too heavy for one lover to bear.

This is a reverse harem royal romance. 

Book two: No Such Queen releases February 22nd

Book three: No Such Ring releases March 22nd

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Review by Lindsey

Steam 3
Storyline 5
Feels 3
Overall Rating 5

June does dark just the way I like it!! Steamy, broody men, sassy heroine, and all the suspense! My first book for 2023 was definitely a 5 star hit.

Christine is a force to be reckoned with! She’s strong yet feminine and sweet. I love her! She’s been through some things that really molded her into the woman she is now. Fierce. Determined.

Augustus ladies and gentlemen…. I wanted to throat punch him at first. Now I can’t get enough. He’s a man who knows what his woman wants and needs. A lot selfish in the beginning but boy oh boy did he make up for that.

This book is awesome. I cannot wait for the next two books because that ending had me all shook up! Definitely a must read for 2023!

The Choice by A Jade *Blog Tour*

I knew it! I knew this book was going to wreck me. It did! But it was so worth it. That ending had me all messed up and ready to fight honestly.

Skyler is such a sweetheart. Been through so much and still keeps going and refuses to stop living. Love love love her! Memphis will always have my heart. That man loves deep and once he is in….. he’s in! I knew their connection was deep and honestly it was fun watching skyler chip away at Memphis tough act.

This is a phenomenal read! I need the next book asap! The angst and tension had me all in my feelings and even shed a couple tears. I loved it.

THE CHOICE #1 (Star-crossed Lovers Duet, #1) by Ashley Jade

Release Date: January 19th


GENRE/TROPES: Second-Chance/Enemies-to-Lovers/Off Limits/Rockstar Romance



THE CHOICE, book 1 in The Star-crossed Lovers Duet from USA Today bestselling author Ashely Jade is NOW LIVE!! 


Get ready to dive back into the world of Sharp Objects, featuring guitarist, Memphis, in this angsty, gritty, off-limits, second-chance romance! 



The world thought I belonged to another man…

they were wrong.





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From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ashley Jade comes a gritty, off-limits romance about mistakes, choices, and love conquering all. 



He was the mysterious dark knight always swooping in to save me when I needed it most. 

I was the troubled girl with scars and a bleeding heart. 


He was the gifted guitarist destined for big things. 

I was the small-town girl battling her demons. 


He was my earth….always keeping me grounded. 

And I was his sky…always just out of his reach. 


Our love was everything I wished for. 

Until I destroyed it. 


I never thought I’d see Memphis Payne again after I broke his heart, but the stars had other plans. 


Because here he is…needing me to clean up his mess this time. 


Only problem is…

Doing so will break both our hearts. 


They say only the strongest love can survive an apocalypse.

That if two people are meant to be, they’ll find their way back to each other. 


I hope they’re right. 







About the Author: 

Ashley Jade is a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and top 20 bestselling Amazon author who craves tackling different genres and tropes within romance. Her first loves are New Adult Romance, Contemporary Romance, and Romantic Suspense, but she also writes everything in between including erotica and dark romance. 

Her characters are flawed and complex, and chances are you will hate them before you fall head over heels in love with them. 

She’s a die-hard lover of oxford commas, em-dashes, music, coffee, and anything thought-provoking…except for math. 

Books make her heart beat faster and writing makes her soul come alive. 


If she’s not paying off student loan debt, working, or writing a novel—you can usually find her listening to music, hanging out with her readers online, and pondering the meaning of life. 


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She loves connecting with her readers—they make her world go ’round. 

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The Wolf and the Wildflower by Ella Fields ~ Blog Tour w/ 5 Star Review!

A standalone fantasy romance about the healing yet deadly power of fate and forbidden love…


When I was young, I was told that my true love would be a faerie king. 

I didn’t heed the warning.
I tumbled into love as soon as our eyes first met, unaware that he wasn’t what he seemed.
My king wanted marriage, power, devotion, and a family. He had all but one, and as our kingdom stood upon the precipice of ruin, the weight of failure tore us apart. 
Though it was not the war but his betrayal that sent me running to a foreign land. 
And straight into the arms of a one-eyed warrior.
The wolf was a weapon of heartless destruction, a rogue without a real name, and nothing I was allowed to want.
A week spent within his city and the walls of his threadbare home was all it took to irrevocably change everything.
And nothing at all.
For there was no escaping the life I’d once thought I’d cherish forever. My kingdom was dying and my king would soon start searching for his missing queen. 
Attempting to keep all I’d found in the heartache he’d caused would only create more. 
So I fled from the wolf who hadn’t learned my true identity, and I returned to my kingdom with a silent vow to heal my torn heart. I would try to forgive my faithless husband and accept my bloodstained future.
But those meddlesome fates had other plans. 
The warrior I’d left without warning was born a hunter and conditioned to be a monster. An alpha in his own right, he would accept nothing less than what he hungered for. 
Even if the battle of his life delivered our hearts to their doom and our kingdoms to their knees.
This explosive romantic fantasy takes place in the same world as The Savage and the Swan, but it is a standalone that can be read first. 
HEA. No cliffhanger. 

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Feels 3
Steam 5
Storyline 5
Overall Rating 5
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Robin

One hundred million stars! I adore the fantasy worlds Ella Fields so effortlessly creates. When I read this romance…my heart felt the longing, heartache, hopeless craving deeply inside me. Aster is so strong to stand up for what is right when she’s been betrayed by the person she trusted the most. Scythe…he’s such a mystery with his stoic, tough guy persona. I loved the way he melted with Aster. Amazing twists and such a great storyline. And soooooo steamy! I mean scorching hot. Highly recommended if you like fantasy romance!

About Ella Fields

Ella Fields is a mother and wife who lives in Australia.  

While her kids are in school, you might find her talking about her characters to her cat, Bert, and dog, Grub.  

She’s a notorious chocolate and notebook hoarder who enjoys creating hard-won happily ever afters.

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Bloody Cruel Monster by Lucy Smoke ~ Blog Tour w/ 5 Star Review & Excerpt!

Bloody Cruel Monster, the dark and all-consuming second book in The Bloody Duet from USA Today bestselling author Lucy Smoke is available now!

It will end the same way it started … with death.


I gave Braxton Smalls everything. I sacrificed myself and all I ended up with was a broken heart and a shattered soul. Now, I’ve got bigger things to worry about than an angry Eastpoint Heir hot on my trail.

Brax may be the psycho who kidnapped me–but he’s nothing compared to the organization my brother works for.

And me? I’m the monster ready to wreck them all.


I live for vengeance. That’s all I know, all I see. Until her. Until Clover La Roux. No … until Evgenia Volkov. Daughter of a Russian mobster. Sister to the man who tortured one of my best friends. The only woman to ever satisfy the cruel desires inside of me.

Whoever took her will pay with their lives. And once I have her back, I’ll make sure she can never leave me again. Consequences be damned.

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Steam 5
Storyline 5
Feels 3
Overall Rating 5
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Reviewed by Robin

An intense, suspenseful dark conclusion to Braxton and Clover’s story. I loved every single minute of it. Braxton’s gut instinct that Clover is HIS was the turning point for me in this duet. These two have that angsty desire for one another that pulled at my heartstrings. I love that this series has STRONG (with broken bits) heroines that kick butt and aren’t waiting for some man to save them. They are right there in the middle of the action saving themselves and others. Braxton had a TON of emotional growth and I loved how my broken man found someone that fit with his torn up pieces. For me, this duet was perfection and all of the dark, disturbing bits made it addictive and sucked me in. Definitely an emotional ride but that’s what makes me fall in love with story…something unpredictable with twists that I don’t see coming and ties to a family that may not be the one they were born into. But one that was created and stronger than blood.


“You’re going to have to forgive me at some point,” he replies. “Because I’m not letting you go, Clover.”

“I don’t have to do shit,” I tell him. “It’s my life, my choices. For all the power you have, Brax, you can’t force me to love you.”

His amusement drops away and he reaches up, fingers tightening around my wrist. I press into his carotid artery and feel a responding movement against the lips of my sex. I blink and glance down, shocked. “Are you fucking hard? Now?”

“My baby is sitting, half naked on my dick with her hand around my throat,” he replies coolly. “Were you not trying to get me hard?”[HL1]

On instinct, I release a growl and tighten my hold. “You are so fucked up, Braxton.”

“I could say the same for you, Clover,” he replies. “Or would you prefer Evgenia?”

“I would prefer not to look at your traitorous fucking face, yet here we are.”

“Right,” he agrees readily and then offers me a smug grin before continuing, “with your pussy rubbing against my cock. Perfect place, if you ask me.”

My chest pumps up and down. What now? I think. Do I kill him? Can I? My head fogs over with the desire. “You’re mad at me for leaving,” I say, my words barely above a whisper as his hands creep up the line of my hips. His bare palms skim the outside of my naked thighs.

More heat. More ice. They’re like warring sides within me. One side trying to be calm and rational and the other obliterating it without a care. I can’t tell which will win. I can’t tell which one I want to win.

“But I think I have more of a reason to be pissed,” I continue, trying as hard as I can to ignore those emotions and feelings and the wetness gathering between my legs as he presses his hips upward. The fabric of his low slung, gray sweats rubs against me and I know when I get off of him, there will be a spot of it soaked in my own juices.

“You kidnapped me.”

“I did.”

“You hurt me.”

Braxton’s hands clench against me. “I did,” he repeats.

“You fucked me.”

“And you liked it.”

Fuck him. He’s right. I did like it. A part of me hadn’t wanted to, but he was the fucking best I’d ever had. In my short realm of experience, no man had ever taken me to the same depths, to the same edges as Braxton had. It’d been more than a physical fuck. It’d been a mindfuck as well. As bad as he is, he made me realize something about myself.

I liked the pain.

And I liked giving it as well.

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About Lucy

Lucy Smoke/Lucinda Dark suffers from severe wanderlust and enjoys people watching to find her next character. Who knows, maybe you’re in one of her stories as well.

Author of new adult, reverse harem, and dark romance, Lucy Smoke/Lucinda Dark switches between subgenres, but focuses the primary themes of her novels on strong heroines and romance.

She lives and works in the south with her beloved puppy, Hiro, and enjoys teasing the life out of her all of her friends.

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