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IN BED WITH A ROGUE by Samantha Grace!

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In Bed with a Rogue

By Samantha Grace

Soucebooks Casablanca

September 2, 2014

$6.99/£4.99

Mass-Market Paperback

 

He’s the Talk of the Town

The whole town is tittering about Baron Sebastian Thorne having been jilted at the altar. Every move he makes ends up in the gossip columns. Tired of being the butt of everyone’s jokes, Sebastian vows to restore his family’s reputation no matter what it takes.

 

She’s the Toast of the Ton

Feted by the crème of society, the beautiful widow Lady Prestwick is a vision of all that is proper. But Helena is no angel, and when Sebastian uncovers her dark secret, he’s quick to press his advantage. In order to keep her hard-won good name, Helen will have to make a deal with the devil. But she’s got some tricks up her sleeves to keep this notorious rogue on his toes…

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Historical romance author Samantha Grace discovered the appeal of a great love story when she was just a young girl, thanks to Disney’s Robin Hood. She didn’t care that Robin Hood and Maid Marian were cartoon animals. It was her first happily-ever-after experience and she didn’t want the warm fuzzies to end. Now Samantha enjoys creating her own happy-endings for characters that spring from her imagination. Publishers Weekly describes her stories as “fresh and romantic” with subtle humor and charm. Samantha describes romance writing as the best job ever.

Website: http://www.samanthagraceauthor.com/

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Twitter: @SamGraceAuthor https://twitter.com/SamGraceAuthor

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Guest Post & Giveaway! ONE BITE PER NIGHT by Brooklyn Ann!

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Joyfully Reviewed is excited to welcome Sourcebooks Casablanca

Author Brooklyn Ann 

and her latest release

ONE BITE PER NIGHT!


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He wanted her off his hands…

Vincent Tremayne, the reclusive “Devil Earl,” has been manipulated into taking rambunctious Lydia Price as his ward. As Lord Vampire of Cornwall, Vincent has better things to do than bring out an unruly debutante.

 

Now he’ll do anything to hold on forever

American-born Lydia Price doesn’t care for the stuffy strictures of the ton, and is unimpressed with her foppish suitors. She dreams of studying with the talented but scandalous British portrait painter, Sir Thomas Lawrence. But just when it seems her dreams will come true, Lydia is plunged into Vincent’s dark world and finds herself caught between the life she’s known and a future she never could have imagined.

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Tell us something unique about your novel…ie setting, characters concept.

ONE BITE PER NIGHT is the second book in my “Scandals With Bite” series, and my own play on the guardian/ward trope. The hero is the Lord Vampire of Cornwall and the heroine is an American painter who he reluctantly takes into his care.

Here’s the blurb:

He wanted her off his hands…
Vincent Tremayne, the reclusive “Devil Earl,” has been manipulated into taking rambunctious Lydia Price as his ward. As Lord Vampire of Cornwall, Vincent has better things to do than bring out an unruly debutante.

Now he’ll do anything to hold on forever
American-born Lydia Price doesn’t care for the stuffy strictures of the ton, and is unimpressed with her foppish suitors. She dreams of studying with the talented but scandalous British portrait painter, Sir Thomas Lawrence. But just when it seems her dreams will come true, Lydia is plunged into Vincent’s dark world and finds herself caught between the life she’s known and a future she never could have imagined.

One of the main reasons why I wanted to play with the guardian/ward trope is because I adore the concept of forbidden love. It’s the rebel in me. And this trope is perfect for that because the hero is responsible for the heroine’s well-being and it’s his job to ensure she has a successful marriage…to anyone but him. Delicious!

I also wanted to give the characters more time alone together and have the opportunity for more intimacy.

Aside from the fact that the guardian in question is a vampire, I deviate from the trope in that the hero did not know the heroine since she was a child and he never tries to act like a parent to her. Both of those scenarios always struck me as icky.
Instead she’s the descendant of his best friend, whom he’d made a family alliance with in the seventeenth century.

What are some of your favorite guardian/ ward romances?

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Boxers or Briefs

Boxer Briefs!

 

Manscape or Not

It’s never concerned be either way.

 

Lights On or Lights Off

Romantically dimmed.

 

Summer or Winter

Summer!

 

Peanuts or Chocolate

Peanuts

 

Batman or Superman

Batman

 

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Never watched either.

 

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Birthday!

 

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A lover of witty Regencies and dark paranormal romance, Brooklyn Ann combines the two in her new vampire series. The former mechanic turned author lives with her family in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. She can be found online at http://brooklynann.blogspot.com

Website: http://brooklynann.blogspot.com/

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Giveaway!! OWNING HER INNOCENCE by Alexa Riley!

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ebookWilliam Darkling is a successful, sexy older bachelor with the world at his feet but he’s missing the one thing he needs more than anything.

Haley has just turned eighteen and is ready to learn about love and shed some of her innocence. After a traumatic birthday party, she wakes up tied to a bed at the mercy of the person she trusts most.

Haley has always been his pet, but now William wants more. He wants to to love her as every Daddy should love their little girl

Warning: There is sweetly sexy, explicit dirty fun inside this short novella. Along with DD/LG play.

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I’m Alexa Riley! Mom, wife, and business woman by day and smut writer by night. I specialize in the Dirty Date Night reading. I wrote my first book, Owning Her Innocence, because well, I just couldn’t find any daddy books to my liking. So I sat down and just started writing, bringing the fantasies I find myself often dancing to in the dark of night to life, one page at a time.

Alexa Riley is my alter ego. I can’t let the other soccer moms know what I’m up to or the guys at work for that matter. Little do they know that they’ve got nothing on my dirty talk.

I’m here to give you a quick fix of filthy dirty smut. Got a few hours to kill? Then I’m what you’re looking for.

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Interview & Giveaway with IMMINENT DANGER Author Dee J. Adams!

BloggingJRJoyfully Reviewed is happy to welcome Author Dee J. Adams and her latest release IMMINENT DANGER! I would like to apologize to Ms. Adams. This post was supposed to go up last week but because of technical difficulties while on vacation I was unable to get the post on our blog.  In honor of her release I will be giving away a copy of IMMINENT DANGER to one lucky commenter!


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IMMINENT DANGER by Dee J. Adams

For Abbey Washington, dancing is more than a dream, it’s a way to forget her past. But being at the wrong place at the wrong time makes her the sole witness to a stabbing and brings back horrible memories. Since the killers saw her just as clearly as she saw them, Abbey is now a loose end that needs to be tied up.

Blake St. John is working toward his PI license and hopes to find the man who hurt his brother in a kidnapping. He quit chasing his quiet co-worker, Abbey, months ago. But now that she needs protection, he takes on the role of bodyguard and all the feelings he tried to bury for her come back with a vengeance.

Abbey’s past makes it hard to trust and an attempt on her life forces her to realize that time is running out as the killers get closer. Now, she must risk it all or face a life without the one man who showed her how to love.

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Interview! LOVE AND LET SPY by Shana Galen!

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Author Shana Galen

and her latest hit

LOVE AND LET SPY!


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LOVE AND LET SPY by Shana Galen

Her name is Bonde, Jane Bonde… 
A beautiful and eligible member of the ton, Jane has more than a few secrets: she’s one of the Crown’s most elite agents. She may be deadly, but she doesn’t know a thing about fashion, flirtation, or love…until Dominic Griffyn shakes up her carefully stirred world and asks her to be his bride. He’s exactly the kind of man she’s not looking for. And he’s dangerous, because falling into his arms is so much more satisfying than saving England from her enemies.

He’s an improper gentleman who needs a wife…
Tall, dark, and tortured, Dominic Griffyn is haunted by demons from his past. When his stepfather insists that he marry, Dominic allows himself to hope that the beautiful but mysterious Miss Bonde might help him forget his troubles. As they grow closer, it’s clear that there’s more to Jane than danger. She might be just what his neglected heart needs.

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Please tell us a bit about your latest release.

Thanks for hosting me today. My latest book is Love and Let Spy, and it’s the most likely the final book in my Lord and Lady Spy series. It’s about Jane Bonde, England’s best spy (yes, think James Bond). She’s the best because she’s single-minded when it comes to her missions, but then she meets Dominic Griffyn, a man with a dark, tortured past, and he changes everything for Jane.

Are you attending any conventions in 2014? If so, what are the top three reasons as to why you like/choose them?

Yes, I attended RT and RWA, and I’ll attend and Buns and Roses later this year. I like RT and Buns and Roses because I enjoy seeing all the readers and chatting with them one-on-one. Plus, both of those conferences have a really fun, informal vibe. RWA is more of a writer’s conference, although I always see readers at the literacy signing. I like catching up with the other authors from my publishing house as well as my old friends. And the workshops at RWA always invigorate me.

What is your favorite romance genre and what author makes you absolutely swoon?

No surprise that my favorite is historical romance. I met Julie Garwood last year at RT in Kansas City, and I was shaking because I was so nervous and thrilled.

What is your dream vacation spot?

I’ve been to England, but I’d love to go back and spend a month living and working in the UK. That’s my dream.

What do you think has been the most important moment or event of your life so far? And why do you feel that way?

The most important event has been the birth of my daughter. My whole life changed that day. I love being a mom, and I love having a sweet little girl.

Is there anything else you would like our readers to know?

Thank you for all your letters and emails. You’re always so supportive and encouraging.

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Lights On or Lights Off Off

 

Summer or Winter Summer

 

Peanuts or Chocolate Chocolate

 

Batman or Superman Superman

 

The Voice or American Idol Neither; give me a book

 

Christmas or Birthday Christmas is my birthday (I was born December 25)

 

Heels or Flats Heels

 

Talk or Text Text

 

Action Movie or Comedy Comedy

 

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About the Author

Shana Galen is the bestselling author of fast-paced adventurous Regency historicals. She taught English at the middle and high school level off and on for eleven years. Most of those years were spent working in Houston’s inner city. Now she writes full-time. She lives in Houston, Texas .


 

 

 

Interview! HIS EVERY NEED by Terri L . Austin!

Joyfully Reviewed is excited to welcome Author Terri L. Austin and her latest release  HIS EVERY NEED! HIS EVERY NEED by Terri L. Austin His Every Need, the first book in The Beauty and the Brit series, is available from Sourcebooks August 5, 2014. Allie Campbell is determined to take care of her family, noContinue Reading

Interview! THE HIGHLANDER’S BRIDE TROUBLE by Mary Wine!

Joyfully Reviewed is thrilled to welcome  Author Mary Wine and her latest Highlander Hit THE HIGHLANDER’S BRIDE TROUBLE The Highlander’s Bride Trouble by Mary Wine Her clan is in chaos… Raised by her father and brother, Nareen Grant is strong, confident, well-educated—and skilled with a bow and dagger. It’s a tumultuous time for Scotland, andContinue Reading

Interview & Giveaway with LAID 3 Author A. J. Llewellyn!

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence. Joyfully Reviewed is excited to welcome Author A. J. Llewllyn LAID 3 LAID 3 by A. J. LLewellyn Please tell us a bit about your latest release. Hi, thanks so muchContinue ReadingContinue Reading

GIVEAWAY! THE LIFE by Bethany-Kris!

  The Life by +Bethany-Kris Bragdon Sequel to The Arrangement The Russian Guns, Book Two Add to Goodreads TBR Release Date: August 4th, 2014     The mafia life is a dangerous one revolving around honor, duty, and greed—a troublesome thing like love isn’t meant to play a part, but no one follows the rules.Continue Reading

Giveaway! LOTUS PETALS by Gina Drayer!

Giveaway! LOTUS PETALS by Gina Drayer!

Joyfully Reviewed welcomes Author Gina Drayer!   Lotus Petals by Gina Drayer Genre: Urban Fantasy Book Length: 258 pages Olivia Harmon feels safer separated from everyone else. Her empathic powers not only lets her experience other people’s feelings, but also influence them. It’s a heavy burden to carry, and the main reason she’s always beenContinue Reading

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