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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Half-Broke Heart by Tarina Deaton @tarinadeaton #RLFblog #MilitaryRomance #ContemporaryRomanceTarina Deaton, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Half-Broke Heart by Tarina Deaton

Genre: Military/Contemporary Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Denise Reynolds is used to putting up a good front to show the world a strong, capable woman, but keeps a lot of things buried deep.
Chris Nolton is everything she learned the hard way to avoid — a sexy alpha-male who could charm her out of her pants and work his way into her heart. If history has taught her anything, it’s a deadly combination, but he manages to dig up emotions and longing she’s tried to bury for years.
He says all the right things and pushes her boundaries in all the right ways. Letting her guard down is difficult, especially since believing all the right things in the past led to unimaginable consequences.
Being content with her life may no longer be an option, but risking her heart may bring her to her knees.

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Do you write more than one genre? If so, what are they?…
Not right now. I love to read historical and paranormal romance, but I know I would nit-pick over all the tiny details if I tried to write in another genre. Plus, I’m still getting my feet under me as an author and I want to be strong in the genre I’m familiar with before I try to branch out into my own unchartered-territory.
How do you come up with ideas?…
It varies by the story. Sometimes I’ll hear a song or read an article that makes me wonder what led to that point. Then I start imagining the people and the scenes and I build from there. Sometimes, a full scene will come to me and it’s in the middle of the book and I have to work forward and back from that point. I don’t always immediately know where the story began or where it will end, but that’s one of the things I love about writing.
What is the single most important part of writing for you?…
Emotion. I love the stories that make me laugh and cry and pull at my heart-strings. That level of emotion and connection is always my goal when I’m writing.
When did you write your first book?…
In Mrs. Pamay’s fifth grade class we made cloth frogs, stuffed them with beans and we all had to write a story to go along with our frog. My frog’s name was Frogetta. She was a police officer and she stopped a bank robbery. That’s probably not what you were expecting. LOL. I published my first novel late 2016. Since then I’ve published three full-length novels and a novella in the same series as well as a novella in an anthology. There’s also a bonus novella only available to my newsletter subscribers.

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Leather or lace? Leather
Black or red? Black
Satin sheets or smooth cotton? Smooth cotton
Ocean or mountains? Ocean close to the mountains
City life or country life? Country life, but close enough to the city to be convenient
Party life or evening at home? Evening at home
Dogs or cats? Both

Where to buy Half-Broke Heart

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Authentic. Sensual. Heartfelt Romance
Tarina writes steamy contemporary and military romance full of romance and emotion. She spent her entire life in and around the military, first as a dependent and then as an enlisted Air Force member.
Her debut novel, Stitched Up Heart, released in September 2016. She draws heavily from her own military experience to create authentic characters and personal challenges.
Tarina is still active duty and a single mom of six-year-old twins. Her favorite hobby is sleep. She has delusions of retiring from the military and being a full-time writer and stay-at-home mom.
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Know the Hero from At the Mercy of Her Pleasure by Kayelle Allen #RLFblog #SciFi #Romance Kayelle Allen, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. We’re excited to find out more about your hero, but first, tell us about the book.

At the Mercy of Her Pleasure by Kayelle Allen

Genre Science fiction romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13

At the Mercy of Her Pleasure is a fast-paced scifi romance with an adorable, fun-loving hero who’s half-human and half-cat and a by-the-book army captain heroine. Hired to steal back a prototype taken by the imperial armada, Senth Antonello retrieves it, but his brother is kidnapped to force Senth to surrender the device. Now he has to rescue his brother, outsmart the armada, and keep the item out of imperial hands. All doable, except for one small problem. He must do it in the company of NarrAy Jorlan, a genetically altered woman whose pheromones could enhance the mission or crumble it into dust with a single siren kiss. He’s a thief. She’s a soldier. Do opposites attract? Oh, mercy!

Know the Hero from At the Mercy of Her Pleasure

Here are some fun questions to help us know your hero.

It’s late, he’s bored. What does he do?

He likes watching his favorite ruckball team, the Kelthian Killers. Ruckball is a mix of soccer, wrestling, and hockey. Points can be taken away for the wrong type of hold when wrestling for a ball, and parts of a professional field have lower gravity. It’s fun to watch.

What kind of food would he impulse buy if hungry?

Senth likes chocolate. He’d probably go for dark chocolate muffins or cookies with milk, but he also loves chocolate ice cream.

Describe the kind of clothes he prefers to wear.

Casual, but he is quite comfortable in dressy clothes and can easily tie the most difficult formal tie in the empire, a Tyran knot.

Does he know how to fix things?

He’s good with his hands and he has experience taking things apart. As a young child, he exasperated his father by taking apart items and being unable to remember how to put them back together. His father often didn’t know either.

He tried to do something and it went badly. Tell us about it.

He stole money from a bigoted teenage bully and used it to buy chocolates and roses for a woman he wanted to impress. Let’s just say that stealing money to buy her a gift did not go over well at all.

How does he act around children he doesn’t know?

He’s marvelous with kids and tutors younger students in the Thieves’ Guild. He is the mentor for a talented youngster whose skills are off the charts.

What is he like first thing in the morning?

Adorably muddle-headed and bleary-eyed, but soon snaps out of it and is good to go.

Can he use chopsticks?

Yes, he can. They are a Tyran implement, and he’s not only familiar with their culture, he also speaks their language.

Does he drink coffee? If so, how does he take it? If not, what does he drink instead?

He’s more of a hot chocolate kind of guy, but he’ll pretend-sip it if everyone else is having some. He’ll nurse that one cup all evening without ever drinking more than a spoonful.

What apps would he have on his phone?

He uses a device referred to as a mobile, which is like our smartphones on steroids. He has every app the Thieves’ Guild offers, plus ways to order food, hail a ride, or look up information. But all of his data is private and blocked because he uses the device in his work as a thief.

How does he act around people who don’t know what he is?

He doesn’t try to hide that he’s not fully human and when someone treats him with disrespect, he’ll start a fight so he can get close enough to pick their pocket.

Hide real self or be out in the open?

He is a HalfKin (half human and half feline humanoid) and he’s proud of it.

Let a worker handle it or do it himself?

He’d rather do it himself but has learned that doing it yourself can create unwanted attention. If it’s vital, he’ll do it himself.

Beard or clean-shaven?

Always clean-shaven.

Earrings/piercings or unadorned skin?

Unadorned.

Recycle or toss?

He reuses everything and only tosses what is completely useless.

Thanks for helping us get to know your hero!

Where to buy At the Mercy of Her Pleasure

Universal book link https://books2read.com/u/m2o9P1

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Kayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, mythic heroes, role playing immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
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#FreeBookFriday Kris Bock @kris_bock plus 4 more authors of great free books to read #RLFblog #SuspenseIt’s #FreeBookFriday on RLFblog! Join us for a collection of free downloads and great books to read. All genres and heat levels. This week’s featured book is Whispers in the Dark by Kris Bock, a romantic suspense. Bookmark this site so you don’t miss a thing.

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Whispers in the Dark by Kris Bock

Whispers in the Dark is romantic suspense with archaeology and intrigue among ancient Southwest ruins. Reviewers give it a 4.3 star average: “A great read with a strong plot line and likeable characters!”
Whispers in the Dark: Archaeology student Kylie Hafford craves adventure when she heads to the remote Puebloan ruins of Lost Valley, Colorado, to excavate. Romance isn’t in her plans, but she soon meets two sexy men: Danesh looks like a warrior from the Pueblo’s ancient past, and Sean is a charming, playful tourist. The summer heats up as Kylie uncovers mysteries, secrets, and terrors in the dark. She’ll need all her strength and wits to survive–and to save the man she’s come to love.
Whispers in the Dark, romantic suspense set in the Four Corners region of the Southwest, will appeal to fans of Mary Stewart, Barbara Michaels, and Terry Odell.
This title stands alone and is not part of a series.
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Programmed To Please by Jenna Ives#FreeBookFriday Jenna Ives plus 4 more authors of great free books to read #RLFblog #Suspense

Very human Tau Cetus police agent Jai Turner goes undercover as a Beautiful Dolls sex robot to bring down notorious arms dealer Marque Callex.
Reclusive Marque Callex only accepts the invitation from Beautiful Dolls because with his deadly line of work – and the dangerous secrets he’s keeping – he can’t afford to let a real woman into his life.
But neither Jai nor Marque are what they seem, and their week together has consequences neither expect.
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#FreeBookFriday PE Kavanagh plus 4 more authors of great free books to read #RLFblog #SuspenseSex, Money, and the Price of Truth by PE Kavanagh

She needs security.
He seeks redemption.
They find each other instead.
The façade of Lola’s carefully-crafted life begins to crumble the moment the sexy stranger walks into her neighborhood coffee shop. Aidan is smart, stunning, and impossible to refuse.
She isn’t looking for love and he’s too good to be true.
Ominous dreams and looming suspicions keep guiding her to stop. But she doesn’t.
Until the deception that brought them together becomes the danger that tears them apart.
Born in betrayal and threatened by revenge, their future demands they find the courage for bare, brutal honesty.
It comes at an impossibly high price…
And it’s their only chance.
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Dead Man’s Image by Edna Curry#FreeBookFriday Edna Curry plus 4 more authors of great free books to read #RLFblog #Suspense

Paul Menns’s quiet life is shattered when he reads the local paper and discovers his picture on the front page. He discovers further that the dead man’s name is his own. Now, wanted as a murder suspect and accused of killing a man with a description matching his own, he calls a private investigator, named Lacey Summers to help solve the mystery. However, he did not reckon on falling in love with the beautiful P.I.
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Endure, Illustrated Quotes of Pietas by Kayelle Allen

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What does the most dangerous man in the galaxy have to say about enduring?
Known to other immortals as the Bringer of Chaos, Pietas is the most powerful of all the Ultras. This 7′ tall warrior has platinum hair and eyes the color of raw turquoise. His beauty is legendary. So is his prowess at war. A scientist, brilliant strategist, and passionate lover, this immortal understands the need to accept what life throws his way, to embrace change, and take destiny into his own hands.
Thirty beautifully illustrated quotes.
You’ll get 3 other free books plus exclusive content for members only.
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Lynn Crain, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Avenging Aingeal by Lynn Crain

Bound by vengeance, she is humanity’s one hope…
Sci-Fi Urban Fantasy
Level 4: This book has some very spicy and erotic moments.
Aingeal Cochran is on a mission to save humanity from itself when suddenly she’s staring head-on at her forgotten past. Lukas Everhard must bring her up to speed regarding the real enemy before allowing himself to love her completely. In learning about her past and mission, Aingeal realizes the best is yet to be and she will do anything to protect those she loves. For Lukas, Aingeal is the mission.

Where to buy Avenging Aingeal

Amazon US https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078X57PN4
Amazon UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B078X57PN4
Amazon DE https://www.amazon.de/dp/B078X57PN4
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Amazon JP https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B078X57PN4
Amazon CA https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B078X57PN4
Amazon IT https://www.amazon.it/dp/B078X57PN4
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/mystic-realms-nicole-morgan/1127071453
iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/mt/book/mystic-realms-limited-edition-collection-paranormal/id1348421156?mt=11#
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/mystic-realms-1

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Award-winning author Lynn Crain writes full-time, weaving contemporary, fantasy, futuristic and paranormal tales, tame to erotic. Her home is in the desert southwest with her husband of 32 years.
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Know the Hero from Weapons of Redemption by Saloni Quinby @katehillromance #RLFblog #LGBT #romanceSaloni Quinby, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! We’re excited to find out more about your hero, but first, tell us about the book.

Weapons of Redemption by Saloni Quinby

Genre Paranormal, erotic, LGBT, vampire

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Five men, enslaved by a vampire pirate and forced to do his bidding, rebelled against their master and earned the wrath of a monster. Now, while plotting to destroy the man who, centuries later, still thinks he owns them, they use their powers to protect other victims.

Know the Hero from Weapons of Redemption

It’s late, he’s bored. What does he do?
Fencing or self flagellation.
What kind of food would he impulse buy if hungry?
Raw veggies.
Describe the kind of clothes he prefers to wear.
Basic black.
Does he know how to fix things?
Like his vampire brothers, he spent many years aboard a ship and learned many skills.
He tried to do something and it went badly. Tell us about it.
He tried to walk away from the man he loves and nearly destroyed them both emotionally.
How does he act around children he doesn’t know?
Rule is cool and distant around almost everyone.
What is he like first thing in the morning?
Being a vampire, first thing in the morning he’s ready for bed!
How does he act around people who don’t know what he is?
Other than not discussing his vampirism, he doesn’t act differently around those who don’t know what he is.
Will he let a worker handle things or do it himself?
It depends. If a worker is competant, he would allow him to handle things.
Earrings/piercings/tattoos or unadorned skin?
Unadorned.
Personal vehicle or public transport?
Personal vehicle.
Recycle or toss?
It depends on his mood.
Thanks for helping us get to know your hero!

Where to buy Weapons of Redemption

Publisher https://www.changelingpress.com/product.php?&upt=book&ubid=2638
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Weapons-Redemption-Saloni-Quinby-ebook/dp/B075YC3H6L
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iBooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/weapons-of-redemption-box-set/id1291075964
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/weapons-of-redemption

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The child of a painter and a psychic dreamer, Saloni Quinby feels spirituality and storytelling go hand-in-hand. She loves the scent of gardenia, the sound of wind chimes and the taste of honey. By listening to what isn’t said, she creates works based on unspoken desires. Saloni prefers blurred gender lines and many varieties of romance. In a world where passion must at times be restrained, she believes erotica is a pleasure to be shared. With her stories she would like to make her fantasies yours and hopes you enjoy the ride.
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Destiny of a Gargoyle by Chris Redding @chrisredding #RLFblog #NewRelease #paranormalromanceChris Redding, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Destiny of a Gargoyle by Chris Redding

Paranormal Romance Heat Level: PG
He was born in a time when magic ruled the Earth.
Gargoyles protected fairies from goblins. His family was a group of elite gargoyles who were assigned to protect a specific fairy. His father’s dereliction of that duty cursed his sons to become stone and wait.
Now reawakened in the twenty first century where no one believes in magic how is he going to convince his fairy that she is one and that she is in danger from a goblin?
He must do that without falling in love with her.
Why did you write this book?
I’ve had a fascination with gargoyles since I visited Notre Dame in Paris a few years ago. When I had the time to write it I’d just visited Ireland so I chose to have them be Irish gargoyles.
What is your favorite genre to read?
Paranormal Romance
Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?
Jim Beckett from Lisa Gardner’s The Perfect Husband. Just the mention of his name gives me chills because he was so bad.
What are you working on at the moment?
The third in the series, Calling of a Gargoyle. It’s about the last brother.
What books will we see from you in coming months?
Fate of a Gargoyle and Calling of a Gargoyle should be out in the next few months along with probably the first in a series of sweet romances set on an island in the Carribean called Matchmaker Island.

Where to buy Destiny of a Gargoyle

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Chris Redding lives in New Jersey with her family. She is an author, ghostwriter, and a writing coach. When she isn’t writing or coaching, she loves yoga and walking.
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