January 23, 2016

Changing Scenes by @parthalan #RLFblog #contemporaryromance

Cover Love includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media contacts for the author. Today's featured book is Changing Scenes by Jennifer Allis Provost.

About the Book

Title Changing Scenes
Genre Contemporary Romance
Author Jennifer Allis Provost
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
“Image isn’t everything
…or is it?”
For Astrid Janvier, image is everything…
Astrid is a world-renowned model, as famous for her strut as her startling green eyes. She’s modeled for the biggest names in the fashion world, and is regularly invited to parties in New York, London, and Paris. Thanks to a designer label addiction, she’s also broke, and takes a job as a cocktail waitress just to make rent. When her best friend Britt asks her to be her maid of honor at her upcoming wedding, their first task is to decide the menu.
Donnie Coehlo is a young, up-and-coming chef with a dinner menu to plan…
Donato—Donnie for short—is the head chef at Thirty-Nine and Twelve, a seafood bistro on the Connecticut shore. It’s a great accomplishment given his youthful age, but Donnie doesn’t brag. He just wants to find the right girl, settle down, and have a bunch of kids. When Astrid arrives at his restaurant, Donnie hopes she is the one. But would a high-priced model like Astrid be interested in a regular guy like him?
As Astrid’s life crumbles around her, and Donnie makes a terrible choice, Astrid learns the two of them are irrevocably tied together.
Will their connection be enough for Astrid to leave her high-fashion life behind, and accept what Donnie has to offer? Or will she chase her dreams as a model, leaving Donnie as part of her past?

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Publisher Limitless Books

About the Author

Jennifer Allis Provost writes books about faeries, orcs and elves. Zombies too. She grew up in the wilds of Western Massachusetts and had read every book in the local library by age twelve. (It was a small library). An early love of mythology and folklore led to her epic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Parthalan, and her day job as a cubicle monkey helped shape her urban fantasy, Copper Girl. Heir to the Sun, book one of the Chronicles of Parthalan, launched June 1, 2015. Changing Teams, the first in a new contemporary series, released November 10, 2015 from Limitless Publishing. The second book, Changing Scenes, will release January 5, 2015.

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January 22, 2016

Snowbound With Ghost a new #paranormalromance by @_Ani_Gonzalez #RLFblog

This quick interview includes info about the author, and introduces the story.

About the Author
I write sexy paranormal small town romance (whew, that's a mouthful!) set in Banshee Creek, Virginia, The Most Haunted Town in the USA. The books feature feisty, irrepressible heroines conquering strong, controlling alpha males. My heroes fall and they fall hard and their stories are a lot of fun.
I love to interact with readers so check out my website for my social media links.
Interview with Ani Gonzalez
Why did you write this book?
I love cabins, I love snow, and I love second chance romances. I funny and entertaining.
In Snowbound With Ghost, my heroine, Lily Holroyd, finds herself stuck in a cabin with her ex-boyfriend, Hollywood actor Sebastian Franco. This is a bit of a nightmare for poor Lily. As if this wasn’t bad enough, a supernatural critter is prowling outside. Add some eccentric ghost hunters and The World’s Most Haunted Radio Station and things get crazy really fast.
What is your favorite genre to read?
I read paranormal and contemporary romance and I love humor and fantasy. I mix all of these elements in my books.
Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?
Eve Dallas from J.D. Robb’s In Death series. I think she’s one of the best fictional characters out there and I really hope they bring her to life in a movie or a TV series (along with Roarke who is equally awesome).
What are you working on at the moment, and will see from you in coming months?
I just finished the first draft of A Very Witchy Wedding, the first book in my new Main Street Witches series. It’s set in the same world as the Banshee Creek series but features more magic and mayhem. This book should be out sometime in March.
Please tell us about your latest book.
Stuck in a snowstorm is bad. Stuck in a snowstorm with the ex-boyfriend you sort-of, kind-of betrayed is even worse. But an otherworldly storm may give Lily Holroyd a chance to reconnect with her old flame, Hollywood heartthrob Sebastian Franco... if they survive the night, that is.

About the Book
Title Snowbound with Ghost
Genre Light Paranormal
Author Ani Gonzalez
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG
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January 21, 2016

Meet Bernadette Holt from Commanding the Billionaire #romance @Andrea_Dalling #RLFblog

Meet Bernadette Holt from Commanding the Billionaire.

Author Bio

Andrea Dalling lives in the sexy Southeast, where the summers are hot and the romance hotter. She loves to torture her characters but eventually rewards them with a happily-ever-after.
Married to her college sweetheart, she's an ally and an advocate for LGBT rights. When she's not writing, she enjoys gardening at her Raleigh home and scuba diving in the clear blue waters of the Caribbean.
For news about her upcoming releases, sign up at http://eepurl.com/00WxP or visit her website at http://andreadalling.com

About the Book

Title Commanding the Billionaire
Genre BDSM Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
It takes a strong man to surrender to a dominant woman.
Bernadette Holt isn't looking for love. A child of divorce, she knows it's just a lie. All she wants is a man who can handle a good spanking. At her five-year high school reunion, she meets up with Max—the geek who once followed her like a puppy—who's grown into a successful entrepreneur and a sculpted hunk of man muscle. As devoted as ever, he seems eager to obey her orders. Max's humble adoration slowly wears down the barriers around her heart, but she doesn't trust those feelings.
Tech whiz Max Martinov is CEO of a billion-dollar company, where he makes tough decisions all day. At home, he wants someone else in charge. Bernadette, with her steely exterior and soft heart, has been his dream girl since high school. The tall, beautiful redhead carries deep wounds from childhood that he longs to help heal. But when the ghosts from her past resurface, his love may not be enough to save her.
This novella is for a mature audience. It contains scenes of pain and gentleness, sweet kisses, sensation toys, a well-equipped dungeon, a bossy Domme, and a confident sub who sometimes gets too toppy.

Introducing Bernadette Holt

Welcome to Romance Lives Forever! We're happy to have you here today.
Name: Bernadette Holt
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Profession: MBA student
Ethnicity/Species (if not human): White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
Describe your body and build, skin tone, height and weight. Include any unique features such as dimples, freckles, or scars.
From the age of twelve, I've towered over other women. Almost six feet tall, I used to try to hide my height. Not anymore. I've embraced who I am, a bossy, voluptuous, wasp-waisted woman who dominates men for their pleasure and my own.
Who is the significant other in your life?
Most of my relationships were casual, until Max Martinov came back into my life. We went to high school together, and he had a huge crush on me. I didn't appreciate him then, the baby-faced geek who was barely shaving. But he's all man now, a self-made billionaire, broad-chested and sexy as hell. He makes me feel beautiful, and he's the only person who's ever really seen inside my heart.
Please tell us a little about yourself.
I had a pretty normal childhood until my mom left when I was nine. Like a lot of kids, I blamed myself for the divorce. My dad isn't the most affectionate person, so it's difficult for me to bond with other people. I don't trust love. It's let me down too many times.
How do you dress?
Outside of a professional environment, I tend to show some skin. I'm not a clothes horse, but I pay attention to my image. Dressy clothes, carefully applied makeup. My long, wavy hair tends to look a bit tousled. I suppose I generate a sort of sexual energy. Most people are intimidated by it, but it draws in the type of strong, self-assured men I'm interested in getting to know better.
If we could only hear your voice (but not see you) what characteristic would identify you?
I've got a raspy voice, and I'm not exactly shy. You can hear me coming. I tend to stand out in a crowd. I'm not looking to be the center of attention, but I tend to get noticed. Which isn't necessarily a good thing. Some people judge me harshly because I don't meet their stereotype of what a nice girl should be. I gave up trying to please those people a long time ago. I can't be someone I'm not. I spent a lot of years trying to, and it made me miserable. The kind of man I'm looking for likes me just fine the way I am.
Are you book-smart, self-taught, widely-experienced?
I don't consider myself book smart, even though I'm working on an MBA from an Ivy League school. I like hands-on experience more than theory—applying practical solutions to practical problems.
What is your viewpoint on wealth?
My mother was a pediatrician, and my father a corporate vice president, so I'd describe my upbringing as upper middle class. But I spent most of my childhood feeling isolated and unhappy, so I don't believe there's any real connection between wealth and happiness. As long as you've got enough to get by—a warm bed and a full belly—that's what matters. A loving family is the most important thing, and no amount of money can buy that. (Believe me, I know.)
What kinds of things do you always carry (in pockets or purse)?
I keep a black bag in the trunk of my car that contains my emergency Domme supplies: wrist cuffs, a short-handled crop, sensation toys. I'd never want to disappoint a man in need, especially if what he needs is stern discipline. ;)
Do you see morality as black-and-white, or with shades of gray?
My morality is based on the Golden Rule. I treat people with respect, and I expect the same in return.
If someone from your past showed up, who would you most want it to be, and why?
I'd want it to be my mom. I lost her to cancer when I was in college, and I miss her every day. I have so many questions about my childhood, things I never really understood. Like why she didn't sue for custody, when she knew my dad and I had a difficult relationship. I'm still haunted by that all these years later.
Can you keep a secret? Why or why not?
My whole life is a secret. No one knows I'm a Domme except others in the BDSM lifestyle. A lot of people misunderstand BDSM and especially dominant women. I'm not cold or cruel. Most of the men I've dated have powerful jobs. In their personal life, they want to let go of control and let someone else make decisions. I help them find balance.
What inner doubt causes you the most difficulty?
Ever since my mom left, I've felt unlovable. The fact that I don't meet that petite, demure feminine ideal reinforces that feeling. Having a man kissing my feet drives away those feelings of inadequacy. But those feelings always come back when I'm alone.
What are your biggest hopes and dreams?
My goal is to be a C-level executive for a Fortune 500 company. In my heart, I want marriage and children, too. But I don't see that happening to me, that fairy tale little girls dream of. I didn't experience a lot of love growing up. I've got no reason to think the future will be any different.

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Publisher Artesian Well Publishing

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