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Get a life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Out Now ~ Get it on Amazon Give me a list of "must Things" to do after a life crisis and I am invested! The Banter and sarcastic wit was a wonderful laugh-out-loud treat. Get a life, Chloe Brown is a beautiful, steamy, story about finding love and finding out what you really want in life.  Lovely.   ~Tanja From the Cover... Chloe Brown is a chronically ill computer geek with a goal, a plan, and a list. After almost—but not quite—dying, she’s come up with seven directives to help her “Get a Life”, and she’s already completed the first: finally moving out of her glamorous family’s mansion. The next items? Enjoy a drunken night out. Ride a motorcycle. Go camping. Have meaningless but thoroughly enjoyable sex. Travel the world with nothing but hand luggage. And... do something bad. But it’s not easy being bad, even when you’ve written step-by-step guidelines on how to do it correctly. What Chloe needs is a teacher, and she knows just the man for the job. R

The Duchess Hunt by Lorraine Heath

Out Now ~ Get it on Amazon London 1874 is where we begin this lovely historical romance by Lorraine Heath. Penelope Pettypeace is given the unbelievable task of finding a woman for the man she loves to marry. Damn her impractical Heart. The Duchess Hunt is an adorable read, where love finds a way even though our hero is clueless at times.  A wonderfully fun Story. ~Tanja From the Cover... One of Amazon’s Best Romances for October 2021 New York Times bestselling author Lorraine Heath continues her Once Upon a Dukedom series with this lush love story of a duke who discovers what he desires in a wife may not be what he needs… Hugh Brinsley-Norton, the Duke of Kingsland, is in need of a duchess. However, restoring the dukedom—left in ruins by his father—to its former glory demands all his time, with little room for sentiment. He places an advert encouraging the single ladies of the ton to write why they should be the one chosen, and leaves it to his efficient secret

Marriage and malice by Trisha Wolfe

OUT NOW! Get it on Amazon The Irish Syndicate was eviscerated by her family. Lucian will bring it back. "The bad deed returns on the bad-deed doer." AKA Karma's a bitch.  A combination of deadly poetic justice and an animalistic need for retribution. Marriage and malice is an all-consuming read from Author Trisha Wolfe. Author Wolfe has an extreme talent for creating gritty, menacing, and powerful books that still hold an almost delicate fragility of emotion. This combination keeps the reader riveted through the dark because we know she will lead us into a satisfying light. Once again I’ve made the pages bleed with the amounts of highlighted prose and passages I want to remember and share.  It’s simply phenomenal. I had so many things I wanted to share about marriage and malice but I think I’ll just let what I’ve already stated above stand as is. Let the strong story take you on a journey of well… Marriage in Malice. It’s mafia romance perfection ~

Farewell Blues by Maggie Robinson

Out Now ~ Get it on Amazon Set in 1924 England, from the cover art to the pages within, I love everything Maggie Robinson created in Farewell Blues, of course, as a fan of a good mystery I knew immediately I would. Now I must read the previous books in this series because I am Hooked!! Lady Adelaide and Inspector Hunter are my new favorites,   ~Tanja From the Cover... The Society Scandal of the Season... Lady Adelaide Compton had prepared herself to say goodbye forever to Detective Inspector Devenand Hunter. It would be a welcome relief not to get mixed up in any more murders, even if it meant never working alongside the handsome detective again...wouldn't it? But then Addie's prim and proper mother, Constance, the Dowager Marchioness of Broughton, is accused of murdering her secret lover, and there can't be enough gentlemen detectives on hand to find the truth. The dead Duke of Rufford appeared to lead a blameless life, but appearances can be deceiv

Archangel's Light by Nalini Singh

Releases October 26th - Get it on Amazon Oh my gosh! I don't think I will be able to covey just how much gratitude I feel for Berkely Publishing for giving me the chance to read Archangels Light prior to publication. It's one of the most anticipated reads of 2021 and I am agog at the honor of reading! The amount of chatter and excitement surrounding Archangels Light has been one of the most fevered topics in the PNR book world. I am beyond thrilled to say that it was everything I wanted and more. The dual perspectives in time and the switching POV of both Aodham and Illiam as they grow and have experienced were absolute perfection.  Getting to see how many of the Seven played a role or interacted with both was heartwarming and just strengthened the way I feel about them all as a unit. I loved it so much I have already read it twice. I can't wait for everyone to read it. October isn't far away now. ~Tanja From the Cover... Nalini Singh returns to

The Enemy You Gnocchi Catherine Bruns

Releases October 26th - Get it on Amazon Okay... I simply adore cozy mysteries and when you add in a cute cuddle kitty well... I'm immediately invested!  The Enemy You Gnocchi Catherine Bruns is book three in the An Italian Chef Mystery series and it's an absolutely wonderful way to spend an afternoon! It's a tasty read that truly had me guessing till the end. I can't wait to go back and read the previous two books in the series! Simply adorable! ~Tanja From the Cover... It's the deadliest thyme of the year... With snow dusting the ground and sauce sizzling on the stove, local chef Tessa Esposito is ready to serve up some holiday cheer. And with the annual Festival of Lights underway, it seems nothing can dim her spirits. Not even Mario Russo, the newest scrooge in town whose espresso bar has been quickly disrupting businesses and stealing customers from Harvest Park's favorite coffeehouse. But when Mario is discovered at the festival

Holiday Ever After by Jill Shalvis

Releases October 26th ~ Get it on Amazon I love it when an author puts together an anthology of short stories! Especially when the holidays season is just beginning. It's a busy time yet I can still squeeze in a good read. Also, it's a perfect stocking stuffer type of read.  If you haven't read the Heartbreaker Bay series this is a wonderful introduction! ~Tanja From the Cover... Three fan-favorite Jill Shalvis novellas are together for the first time in this holiday anthology! One Snowy Night It’s Christmas Eve and Rory Andrews is desperate to get home to her family. Problem is, her only ride to Lake Tahoe comes in the form of the annoyingly handsome Max Stranton, her long-time crush, and his big, goofy, lovable dog. A long road trip in a massive blizzard might be just what they need to face their past…and one steamy, snowy night is all it takes to bring Max and Rory together at last. Holiday Wishes When Sean O’Riley shows up for his older brother’

Murder Most Festive: A Cozy Christmas Mystery by Ada Moncrieff

Out Now ~ Get it on Amazon Thank you to Poisoned Pen Press for sharing the newly printed, Murder Most Festive, with me. Originally published November 2020, it's a pleasure to be introduced to it this 2021 holidays season. I am a sucker for a good mystery add-in that the setting is in one of my most favorite locations, England, well... it's a match in book heaven. I have thoroughly enjoyed kicking off the holiday reading season with Murder Most Festive! ~Tanja From the cover... The perfect cozy Christmas murder mystery! Imagine being stuck indoors with your family, waiting for something to happen... and then disaster strikes. Christmas 1938. The Westbury family and assorted friends have gathered together for another legendary Christmas at their Sussex mansion. As family tensions simmer on Christmas Eve, the champagne flows, the silver sparkles and upstairs the bedrooms are made up ready for their occupants. But one bed will lie empty that night... Come C

Two Chances With You by Federico Moccia

Out Now! Get it on Amazon Book two in the Rome Novels is here!  From the Cover... In this second novel in the internationally bestselling trilogy,Federico Moccia delights readers with an enchanting novel about making wishes, second chances at love, and following dreams. After spending two years in New York, Step returns to Rome. His memories of Babi have stayed with him all this time, and his biggest fear is the moment he sees her again. He also realizes that things have changed, and that, little by little, he will have to rebuild his life again in Italy, making new friends, getting a job, and starting a new life. When he meets Gin, an optimistic and special woman, it seems that maybe he can fall in love again and start anew after all. But it is not easy to forget Babi, and when he sees her again for the first time, he feels his whole world collapsing. . . Are second chances just wishes for dreamers or is it possible to relive the magic of first love? * Thank y

A Lancaster Family Christmas by Kate Lloyd

Out Now! Get it on Amazon What a lovely surprise A Lancaster Family Christmas turned out to be. And I can't thank author Kater Lloyd enough for sharing this title with me. Dreary and sad is how Diana is feeling so when her friend offers her a trip to Amish country she relishes a chance for change.  From the beautiful prose to the warm and welcoming holidays I was completely engulfed. Lloyd moves the reader through a personal journey of self-realization and growth. Diana becomes much more than her parents' last name and learns that even though she's not a child, she can be a fully functioning happy adult. She just needs to let real love in. Oh, and Marian's Chicken Potpie recipe is going to be a must this winter! ~Tanja From the Cover... What starts as a getaway to Amish Country could turn into the Christmas that changes Diana’s life forever, if only she opens her heart. Diana can’t face another lonely Christmas in her Manhattan apartment. When a

The Christmas Village by Annie Rains

Releasing October 12th ~ Get it on Amazon Ah... a second chance romance filled with holiday rituals, tortured hearts, and the sweet tender feelings of hope. Annie Rains does it all so beautifully! Truly, from the very first page, I am immediately drawn to Lucy and Miles.  There is a big difference between young love and adult feelings and knowledge. The journey back together is better for the separation, yet achingly bittersweet, all at the same time. I'm left wanting to string colorful lights, and with a heart burst with holiday spirit and love.  The Christmas Village will make the perfect stocking stuffer read for any romance fan. Happy reading! ~Tanja From the Cover... Once upon a Christmas, she gave him her heart. This year, he'll have to win it back again . . .   When Lucy Hannigan returned to her childhood home in Somerset Lake, one of the first things she did was join the local book club. And thank goodness, because now that Lucy’s first Christma

It's a Wonderful Christmas: Classics Reimagined

Releases October 12th ~ Get it on Amazon Who's ready to get into the holiday spirit? Well, book friends, I have found the perfect book for you! Grab your cocoa and a fuzzy blanket and get settled in. It's a Wonderful Christmas is filled to overflowing with feel-good holiday-themed love stories all paying homage to great Holiday classic films.  It's just fantastic! ~T If you love holiday movies—and who doesn’t?—I can’t think of a better read than this charming, inventive anthology by five of today’s most talented authors. Completely original and filled with heart, each story proves that Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year! I savored every page and can’t wait to unwrap this gift of a book year after year! —Kristy Woodson Harvey, New York Times Bestselling Author of Christmas in Peachtree Bluff It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To celebrate, five bestselling authors have joined together to create this enchanting set of holid

Once More Upon a Time by Roshani Chokshi

Releases October 5th Get it on Amazon Once Upon a time by Roshan: Chokshi what a delightful retelling of a fairytale. I haven't read a short story like this before. It was a really fun take on a classic. Thank you so much to Sourcebooks Casablanca for sharing this title with me. I look forward to reading more from Roshani Chokshi. ~Tanja   From the Cover... Immerse yourself a highly unusual fairy tale by New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi. Once upon a dream, there was a prince named Ambrose and a princess named Imelda who loved each other... But alas, no more. "What a witch takes, a witch does not give back!" their friends and family warn. They resign themselves to this loveless fate... A year and a day pass. And then their story truly begins...

Arresting Jeremiah by Amber Daulton

Out Now! Get it on Amazon Oh, Book Friends! Action, adventure, a long-time-coming attraction makes Arresting Jeremiah a fantastic read. Jim, a parole officer who's been put on leave, gets a surprise ending to a very stressful day in the form of his crush standing at his doorstep. It all just kicks off from there. And the Banter? So much fun! It's a sexy read filled with all the things I love in an action/adventure romance. ~Tanja From the Cover... Injured Parole Officer Jeremiah "Jim" Borden never expected Calista Barlow, the sassy blonde waitress he's craved for months, to ring his doorbell. She slips into his heart—and his bed—but he's obsessed with a gangland investigation that threatens his career and maybe even his life. Calista doesn't trust easily, not with a daughter to protect and the stalker who keeps calling her. After her violent ex-boyfriend returns, she finds solace in Jim's arms. Jim may have to forego his need f

Walking in a Witchy Wonderland by Juliette Cross

Releases October 5th! Get it on Amazon Walking in a Witchy Wonderland is filled with perfectly wrapped packages you'll be eager to plunder and pillage this holiday season ((smirky-grin)) *Mateo and Evie have that sexy all-consuming kind of love. *Isadora and Devraj giving you delectable debauchery. *JJ and Charlie serving up besties in all ways. *Gareth and Livvy... Well, hello. (gulp) May I speak, Sir?  *Nico and Violet... just....damn. Juliette Cross has given us five thoroughly sexy reads that will have you in search of some mistletoe or a man to unwrap. I loved everything! ~Tanja From the Cover... Getting hexy for the holidays! Mischief and mayhem dominate the holiday season for the Savoie sisters of New Orleans. Five sexy stories set in the STAY A SPELL world you don’t want to miss. Bewitch You A Merry Christmas: Always the peacemaker, Evie conjures Christmas magic between a hexed hottie and his witchy neighbor, while Mateo and Alpha plan to do whateve

Book spotlight ~ Not Your Average Hot Guy by Gwenda Bond

Releasing October 5th Get it on Amazon A paranormal romantic comedy at the (possible) end of the world. All Callie wanted was a quiet weekend with her best friend. She promised her mom she could handle running her family’s escape room business while her mom is out of town. Instead, a Satanic cult shows up, claiming that the prop spellbook in one of the rooms is the real deal, and they need it to summon the right hand of the devil. Naturally, they take Callie and her friend, Mag, along with them. But when the summoning reveals a handsome demon in a leather jacket named Luke who offers to help Callie stop the cult from destroying the world, her night goes from weird to completely strange. As the group tries to stay one step ahead of the cult, Callie finds herself drawn to the annoying (and annoyingly handsome) Luke. But what Callie doesn’t know is that Luke is none other than Luke Morningstar, Prince of Hell and son of the Devil himself. Callie never had time for


Releasing in paperback October 5th ~ Get it on Amazon Soon to be released in paperback, The Particulars of Peter is an absolute delight. Dog moms and dads will find hilarious commonality with the journey Kelly Conaboy takes us on. It's a feel-good love story of canine proportions. ~T From the Cover... From one of the Internet's most original voices, a hilarious journey through the odd corners of obsessive dog ownership and the author's own infatuation with her perfect dog Peter.   The author met Peter in the spring of 2017. He -- calm, puppy-eyed, with the heart of a poet and the soul of, also, a poet -- came to her first as a foster. He was unable to stay with his previously assigned foster for reasons that are none of your business, but which we will tell you were related to frequent urination. The rescue needed someone free of the sort of responsibilities that would force her to regularly leave the house for either work or socializing, and a writ

Bluebird by Sharon Cameron

Releasing October 5th - Preorder now via Amazon This historical fiction from new to me Author Sharon Cameron was a heavy yet thrilling read. It's a story of revenge set in the World War II era. (1946?) All things begin when Eva finds herself in New York. She's on a mission to help right some Unimaginable wrongs committed by the Nazis. Bluebird is a strong, well-written, and obviously meticulously researched work. I am not only engrossed but, feel more educated in the history of our world. Releasing October 5th from Scholastic Press. Thank you to Scholastic for sharing this title with me. It is amazing. ~Tanja From the Cover... Author of Reese's Book Club YA Pick The Light in Hidden Places, Sharon Cameron, delivers an emotionally gripping and utterly immersive thriller, perfect for fans of Ruta Sepetys's Salt to the Sea. In 1946, Eva leaves behind the rubble of Berlin for the streets of New York City, stepping from the fiery aftermath of one war i