Jonah Bennett by Tijan ~ Blog Tour w/ 4.25 Star Review & Excerpt!

Jonah Bennett, an all new emotional and thrilling novella from New York Times bestselling author Tijan and 1,001 Dark Nights, is available now!

Blurb

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Tijan comes a new story in her Bennett Mafia universe…

Jonah Bennett wasn’t like his family. The mafia business was firmly what his brothers did, not him.

That changed the day a rival family killed his fiancée.

**Every 1001 Dark Nights novella is a standalone story. For new readers, it’s an introduction to an author’s world. And for fans, it’s a bonus book in the author’s series. We hope you’ll enjoy each one as much as we do.**

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Review

Feels 1
Storyline 4.25
Steam 4
Overall Rating 4.25
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Robin

Anytime I can get my hands on a Tijan book, I’m all in. And the Bennett Mafia? Count me triple in. I am fascinated with the Bennett family and loved the peek we got inside from Carson’s outside introduction. Jonah is exactly the man I wanted him to be and loved the inner turmoil between wanting to do “good” and keeping everyone he cared about “safe” versus listening to his heart and cultivating friendships, lovers…those normal connections we make every single day. With this story being a novella, the suspense, romance and conflict were all ramped up. It all made me wish I had a full Bennett Mafia story in my hot little hands. But I will take this sweet, tasty morsel of Bennett and savor it to the fullest extent. Jonah’s book was flat out entertaining, enticing and slightly addictive. I will be over here jonesing for my next Bennett Mafia hit. Wait…I didn’t mean it that way!

Excerpt

A screech of brakes. 

A horn blaring. 

That was the only warning we got. 

Melissa and I were traveling. We’d taken time off from our residencies, mine in surgery and hers in family practice. We were in different locations. The driving distance wasn’t that far, but this time together was special to me. 

I had decided. I didn’t want to wait anymore.

That was my last thought as we came to a quick stop in our rental car. The traffic had frozen, bumper to bumper. 

“What the hell is going on?” Melissa asked.

I looked over at her and smiled. She was beautiful, like always. Big doe eyes. Long brown hair that had a slight curl. We’d been together for the last year. When I switched to go to medical school in the States, she was in the same year as me. We dated on and off for that year and the year after, but it was on and off for a reason. 

Then school happened. 

We graduated. 

We went into our specialties, but we decided to try again. 

I was happy that we had. I was happy with her. 

I was just happy. 

She was gorgeous. She was kind. Smart. She liked to tease me with this little sparkle in her eyes. She was also competitive, always pushing to get the best marks on each test and exam. She pushed me to do better, and that was a novel experience for me. I was used to pushing myself. No one in my family was in the medical field. It wasn’t what they did, but me… That was not me. I was the first to venture outside our family business. 

It wasn’t that I didn’t have their support. I did. They wanted me to go, to do better, to be better, but that’s all they had to offer. So I was left in the role of pushing forward, forging a new path. Though not with Melissa. She motivated me, and that was one of the many reasons I’d fallen in love with her. 

Right now, however, I was mostly focused on the fact that we had six days left to celebrate before going back to our normal, hectic lives. I reached over and threaded my fingers with hers, staring at the sparkling ring on her finger. 

“We should call our families tonight,” I suggested. “Tell them about the engagement.” 

She’d been glaring out the window at the traffic, but when I dropped a kiss on our fingers, she relaxed. 

She turned to me, that sparkle in her eyes. “Oh, you mean I’ll actually get to meet your family? Your very reclusive family that you’ve always said isn’t in the States and out of phone reach?” She was teasing, but sort of not. 

She hadn’t met my family for a reason, but they knew about her. 

Kai had her investigated. And if Kai had any files on her, then I knew Tanner got them as well. He probably had done a couple passes, too. Meaning, that he saw her in physical proximity, he knew her, but she wouldn’t have known who he was. Brooke wasn’t one to be left out. She insisted to overhear a phone call I had with Melissa one time. It was her way of “meeting” her. 

That was my family. 

But it was time. If she was going to marry me, she needed to know what she was marrying into. It was only fair, but once she knew, I’d have to be prepared that she might decide not to be with me—or worse, that she’d say something to someone else. 

I leaned back and shot her a grin. “When you meet them, you’ll know why.” 

The traffic still wasn’t moving forward, and more horns had started to blare. 

I frowned. “You think it’s an accident up there? That’s why we’re stalled?” 

“Oh.” Her smile melted away. 

If someone was hurt, we were supposed to go help. 

Melissa reached for her seatbelt at the same time I did. 

“Open the trunk,” I called as we rounded to the rear of the car. 

She found the button to pop it open, and I saw a first aid kit pushed back in the corner. I grabbed it, shutting the trunk. 

As I did, a guy came walking toward us, past the truck in front of us. Tall. Broad shoulders. White. He was in cowboy boots and a cowboy hat, decked out like a stereotypical cowboy—probably Wrangler jeans and a shirt stolen from the set of an old Clint Eastwood movie. I catalogued all that out of habit. 

He saw me and stopped. 

He looked at Melissa. 

He turned back to me. “You’re Jonah Bennett?” 

I frowned. “Who’s asking?” 

“Do we know you?” Melissa stepped toward him, looking him over. The doctor in her came first, always. “Are you hurt? Is there a car accident back there where you came from—” 

She was concerned about him, concerned about others. 

That’s what she did, who she was, and why I loved her. 

He pulled a gun out and pointed it at her. 

She didn’t seem to register that. 

She was looking for blood on him when he pulled the trigger. 

About Tijan

Tijan is a New York Times Bestselling author that writes suspenseful and unpredictable novels. Her characters are strong, intense, and gut-wrenchingly real with a little bit of sass on the side. Tijan began writing later in life and once she started, she was hooked. She’s written multi-bestsellers including the Carter Reed Series, the Fallen Crest Series, and the Broken and Screwed Series among others. She is currently writing a new series from north Minnesota where she lives with an English Cocker she adores.

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The Enigma by Jodi Ellen Malpas ~ Release Blitz w/ 5 Star Review!

The Enigma by Jodi Ellen Malpas is now live!

A fatal blend of revenge and desire.

After leaving her fiancé at the altar and quitting her job as a Miami cop, Beau Hayley stumbles through life, feeling only resentment. Injustice. Loss. Her mom’s death was called an accident. She’s not convinced. Grieving, she becomes numb to everything except the constant, biting pain of heartbreak and hate. She can see no light. Until she meets James Kelly, a man who seems as damaged as she is, inside and out. And yet despite his twisted, cold façade, he stimulates feelings. Pleasure. He is a respite from her own flaws. A complete mystery.

And impossible to resist.


James Kelly has only one objective. Find the men who murdered his family and kill them all very slowly. But the web of crime and deceit leads him to Beau Hayley, the daughter of the notorious FBI agent who pursued him relentlessly until her death. Beau is not what James expected, and past the darkness that shrouds her, he finds a glimmer of light. Light is addictive. An escape. Beau might be the key to James’s mercy mission, but with dire consequences. So he has to decide–leave her breathing and risk exposing himself, or kill her and continue his mission, still unknown.

Still The Enigma

Two tortured souls playing one deadly game. But who will survive?

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Review

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

This story has so much content and hotness going on. It kept me hooked from beginning to the end. There were so many twists and turns in this story…you don’t know who the good or bad guys are. Poor Beau Hayley has lost her mother and struggled with her sanity until she meets James Kelly. He seems able to help her into a safe place. Let me tell you, the way he does that is steaming hot. The tension between the two in the beginning is unbelievable. The way they make the journey throughout the story is fantastic. This author knows how to write mystery, crime, and HOT SEX with a HOT ALPHA. I am glad I have read this one. WOW…

Meet Jodi

#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Jodi Ellen Malpas was born and raised in the Midlands town of Northampton, England, where she lives with her real-life man, her boys, and a beagle. She is a self-professed daydreamer and has a terrible weak spot for alpha males.

After writing in secret for too long, Jodi exploded onto the scene in 2012 with her debut novel This Man, starring the prolific Jesse Ward. Writing powerful love stories with fierce, memorable characters is her passion – a passion that has taken her on an amazing journey into the limelight of romantic fiction. Her work is now published in more than twenty-five languages across the world.

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Best Kept Secret by Skye Warren ~ Release Blitz w/ 4 Star Review!

Best Kept Secret by Skye Warren is now live!

The secrets haunting Beau Rochester come alive.

He doesn’t deserve happiness, but he holds it in his hands. A woman he loves. A child. The past threatens to rip them away. He risks losing them forever.

Jane Mendoza is determined to protect the people she loves from every threat–the mysterious arsonist, the corrupt police force. The darkest danger comes from a place she never expects.

She risks more than her newfound family. She risks her life.

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Review

Steam 3
Storyline 4
Feels 3
Overall Rating 4
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Joanna

I really hate to do this. I love this author and know she had a rough year. There was a delay for the release of the last story in the trilogy. I had HUGE hopes for it but unfortunately it fell a bit short for me. There wasn’t much connection between the characters. One minute Jane Mendoza is in love and wants to stay and the next minute…she is packing up and giving up on Beau. The steam and sexiness just wasn’t in this story. I couldn’t get into this book and perhaps it was a little bit rushed to get it finished. The good news is the trilogy is complete. We can put it behind us and put this story to bed. I just felt there could have been a better ending to the series. I felt sad all the time when I was reading it. I never could connect with the characters or felt their connection. Maybe you’ll love their ending.

Meet Skye

Skye Warren is the New York Times bestselling author of dangerous romance such as the Endgame trilogy. Her books have been featured in Jezebel, Buzzfeed, USA Today Happily Ever After, Glamour, and Elle Magazine. She makes her home in Texas with her loving family, sweet dogs, and evil cat.

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Pembroke Prep by Becker Gray ~ Release Blitz w/ 4 Star Review!

Pembroke Prep by Becker Gray is now live!

“A forbidden romance full of angst and delicious desire. You’re not going to want to leave Pembroke Prep.” – Amazon Top #10 bestselling author Ivy Smoak

The rich boy with a powerful family…
The new girl with her head down…
A scorching hot bully romance!

“From arrogant boys and the school that made them kings, to pleated skirts and scandalous kisses, Wicked Idol is a refreshing take on my favorite genre. I couldn’t put this book down. Becker Gray is one to watch!” – Mary Catherine Gebhard, author of Heartless Hero

PEMBROKE PREP contains 3 full-length novels. Walk the halls of the most exclusive prep school alongside the band of friends called the Hellfire Club.

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Review

Feels 4
Steam 5
Storyline 4
Overall Rating 4
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Stephanie

Pembroke Prep is a new box set from Author Becker Gray that includes three full length books from the Hellfire Club Series: Wicked Idol, Callous Prince and Brutal Blueblood. Each book focuses on a different couple and are interconnected standalones.

Wicked Idol-
Iris Briggs is the new girl on campus and wants to keep her head down, finish the school year and get the hell out of dodge to focus on her true passion…photography. Kind of hard to stay low key when you’re the new headmaster’s daughter and spill coffee all over the king of the Hellfire Club on your very first day.

Kingston Constantine is an asshole. He was also the king of campus with high expectations weighing down on him. His family wanted something from him. For years he pretended to want that too, until Iris Briggs changed everything. There was a ton of push and pull with these two. Iris was shy but stood her ground when needed. Kingston came off as a complete asshole until he started showing a whole other side as the story progressed. I started out not really knowing if he’d be able to redeem himself and give Iris the love she deserved. But, in the end, I was really pulling for these two.

“Would it be so terrible? To fall in love with him? It would be if he didn’t love you back. Because that – it would break me. Of that I had no doubt.”

Callous Prince-
Lincoln Ward has made it no secret that he loathes Sloane and relishes torturing her at every opportunity. Little does she know he blames her father for what happened to his family and therefore, blames her. Sloane’s spy father actually planted her at Pembroke to infiltrate the Prince and his family. To uncover the secrets he is sure they are hiding. There is no love lost between these two. For as much as they hate each other, they also clearly want each other. Their chemistry was off the charts hot. I loved Sloane, but she was supposed to be sort of this crazy scary badass. Sometimes she seemed to take everything Prince Lincoln dealt out. I was waiting for more of a push back from her…more of a fuck you. With that being said, this was much more of a bully romance than the first book and I loved that. Callous Prince was definitely my favorite of the three.

“Lennox Lincoln-Ward. A literal, actual prince. The most beautiful boy I’d ever seen. And also the worst. The meanest and the most heartless. Callous beyond belief.”

Brutal Blueblood-
Tanith has wanted Owen Montgomery for the last three years but he barely knew she existed at Pembroke. Owen was the quiet one of the Hellfire Club. He was also the one that everyone said has the coldest heart and didn’t give anyone the time of day. Until one kiss changed so many things for both him and Tanith. He was set to take charge of the family company. She was the scholarship kid who worked her ass off to succeed. They’re from two totally different walks of life but are completely drawn to each other…like a moth to the flame. This was a slow burn romance but worked so well because I really did enjoy watching both of these characters grow. I loved how independent and sure of herself and her worth Tanith was. She wanted Owen but wasn’t willing to settle for less than she deserved. That was my favorite thing about her. Owen made a shit ton of mistakes when it came to Tanith. But he owned up to it and laid himself bare for her…his family could be damned. He wanted his girl and would do whatever it takes to get her. Where Callous Prince was my favorite book of the three…Owen was by far my favorite character.

“I want to break you the same way you’ve broken me.”

Walk the halls of the most exclusive prep school alongside the band of friends called the Hellfire Club with these three full length novels by Becker Gray.

Meet Becker Gray

Becker Gray is the brainchild of two best friends who love rich boys in peacoats.  The Hellfire Club is their first series together. 

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Pompous Player by Brenda Rothert ~ Release Blitz w/ 4 Star Review!

Title: Pompous Player
A Cocky Hero Club Novel
Author: Brenda Rothert
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 14, 2021

Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward are excited to bring you the Cocky Hero Club: original works from various authors inspired by Keeland and Ward’s New York Times bestselling Cocky Bastard series.

BLURB

hate Harry Stone.

Before I’d even met the selfish former pro hockey player turned CEO, he was at the top of my shit list.

The entire city of Chicago thinks he’s God’s gift to humanity, but I know the truth.

He knocked up my best friend and then ditched her when she needed him most.

She got sick after that, and before she passed away, she chose me to raise her newborn daughter.

I just need Harry to sign away his rights to the little girl who means everything to me.

Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple.

To stay in his daughter’s life, I end up moving in with the man I detest. Loathe. Despise.

Hating Harry Stone is the easiest thing I’ve ever done.

But slowly discovering a way to not hate him?

Now that, I didn’t see coming.

Pompous Player is a secret baby/enemies to lovers/sports romance inspired by Cocky Bastard.

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REVIEW

Feels 2
Storyline 4
Steam 2
Overall Rating 4
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Ladyballs

This book pulled at my heartstrings. Winter’s best friend passes away from cancer at a young age while denied treatment because she was pregnant. She now finds herself the guardian of this adorable baby girl. She’s doing her best to raise her but is literally one baby bottle away from being broke. As far as Winter knows, the baby daddy Harry is a famous retired hockey player. When he found out he was gonna be a Dad, he turned his back on her best friend. To say she hates him is an understatement.

However, once he finds out he has a child, the truth comes out. Things were not as cut and dry as Winter’s best friend Mallory led her to believe. Harry did not know he had a little girl. Once Mallory said she might be pregnant, he never heard from her again. He’s super angry and didn’t have plans for a child but once he sees his daughter, he falls for her hard.

Needless to say, Winter and Harry come up with a plan for the child. The plot easily gets guided in the direction of these two falling for each other. There is a lot of baggage and conflict which made this story very compelling. This was a heartfelt love story due to unfortunate circumstances. I enjoyed this book and seeing these two navigate an instant family and its challenges.

ABOUT BRENDA ROTHERT

Brenda Rothert is an Illinois native who was a print journalist for nine years. She made the jump from fact to fiction in 2013 and never looked back. From new adult to steamy contemporary romance, Brenda creates fresh characters in every story she tells. She’s a lover of Diet Coke, lazy weekends and happily ever afters.

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