Wednesday, February 27, 2013

A Sweet & Indulgent Romance

Today's featured book is the hilarious romance, The Bride Wore Chocolate by Shirley Jump, a sweet and indulgent love story. It has a 4.4 star rating with 44 reviews. "...a mixture of wonderful writing, witty dialogue, family members that will leave you exasperated and laughing out loud-and the best chocolate recipes that I've ever had the fortune to stumble across." -Jennifer Wardrip

A Little About The Bride Wore Chocolate:
Life couldn’t be more perfect for Candace Woodrow. Her company is thriving, and she’s set to marry dependable Barry. But two weeks before her wedding she wakes up in the wrong man’s bed. Candace has hopes to run out the door and forget all about Michael Vogler, but the Boston millionaire has other plans for the jittery bride. As the wedding approaches, Candace’s life is further complicated by a thrill-seeking grandma and a nosy mother track record rivals Elizabeth Taylor’s. She attempts to drown her sorrows in chocolate, but with a sexy bachelor appearing on her doorstep at every turn – she finds herself wondering if there’s enough of the sweet stuff in the world to stop her heart from racing every time he comes near.

About the Author:
Shirley sold her first book to Silhouette Romance in 2001. That novel, THE VIRGIN'S PROPOSAL, won the Booksellers' Best Award for Best Traditional Romance of 2003. Two of her subsequent books were finalists in the Golden Quill Awards and two others were finalists in the Madcap Awards for best romantic comedy. She is also a Reviewers' Choice Award winner. Shirley has sold twenty-six novels and now writes stories for Harlequin/Silhouette and Kensington Books about love, family and food the three most important things in her life (though, there are many days when the order is reversed), using that English degree everyone said would be so useless. She also writes for Harlequin NeXt.

What People Are Saying About The Bride Wore Chocolate:
"Humor abounds in this promising new an extra bonus, Jump provides decadent chocolate recipes with very entertaining directions." -- Booklist

"The Bride Wore Chocolate is a sweet, indulgent love story to cure your cravings." -- Romance Junkies

"The first in an entertaining new trilogy...filled with humor." -- Romantic Times Bookclub Get your copy of The Bride Wore Chocolate today.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Fast-Paced Romantic Suspense

Today's featured book is Crazy in Paradise by Deborah Brown. The perfect contemporary romantic suspense novel with the right amount of wit and humor. It currently has a whopping 4.3 star rating with 309 reviews.

A Little About Crazy in Paradise: Madison West has just inherited her aunt's beachfront hotel in beautiful Tarpon Cove, Key West. Trouble is, she's also inherited a sketchy slew of tenants - drunks, ex-cons and fugitives along with a shady hotel manager and attorney who aren't willing to give up control. With the help of her dear friend, Madison dives into a world of blackmail, murder and drugs.

About the Author:
Deborah has been writing, in one way or another for as long as she can remember; writing poetry, short stories, a romance novel secretly stashed under the bed and sappy love letters. Fiction should be fun. She wanted to create the perfect beach book, to make the reader laugh, cry and cheer... and then run out and tell their friends about it. Her love of reading began when she was seven, the day she opened the cover of her first Mrs. Piggle Wiggle book. Mrs. P gave lessons to other children in how to behave and she learned to love the written word. She lives in South Florida, with her ungrateful animals, where Mother Nature takes out her bad attitude in the form of hurricanes.
What People Are Saying About Crazy in Paradise:
"The story is humorous and you'll find yourself chuckling along the way. Crazy in Paradise is just that, crazy (and a fun read.)" --Donna McBroom-Theriot
"I always like a book with characters that I can either love or hate and this one has both. Combine that with a good story line, some fun romance, and plenty of intrigue and this one comes up a winner. Hoping for a sequel....." --JJReader
"...great book, couldn't wait for the next of zany eposodes in Masison's new life...down right funny with romance, wit and excitement galore...can't wait to read the next one." --abber
Pick up your copy of Crazy in Paradise today.


Thursday, February 14, 2013

Catch Some Love on your Kindle...Happy Valentine's Day

Romance fans, we have a treat for you. It's Valentine's Day and we've gathered some great books. Whether you're looking for a red-hot romance, a paranormal romantic suspense, or a funny and cynical look at love - you've come to the right place. KBR has everything you need for your reading enjoyment. So sit back and pick out one or ALL of Cupid's picks...  

Satisfaction: The Collection by Tori Scott - A friends to lovers collection of novellas with recurring characters and an ongoing story line. Together in one volume: Satisfaction Guaranteed, Perfectly Satisfied, and Finally Satisfied. "All of these couples have unique and passionate stories; each highly enjoyable on their own but together simply magical." --Miranda, Joyfully Reviewed    

From Stardust To Babylon by Amanda Bruce - A gripping true love story with an extraordinary supernatural twist, From Stardust To Babylon chronicles a doomed teenage love affair that transforms into an unbreakable bond between the author and the spirit of her former lover. “Unputdownable” – Jan Vance.  

The Newfoundland Vampire by Charles O'Keefe - Like every other geek alive, Newfoundland native Joseph O’Reily secretly wants to be a superhero. At thirteen he fantasized about being a vampire, and ten years later he’s still fantasizing – Cassandra Snow, literally the woman of his dreams, invites him to her place for an evening of personal pleasure. But when strange things start happening afterward, Joseph quickly learns that not all dreams should come true.    

Then Came Love by Mona Ingram - A woman stuck in an unhappy marriage. An undercover RCMP officer on a stakeout. Will their secrets bring them together or tear them apart? "A well-written story that's like taking a bubble bath, soothing, enjoyable, and a bit bubbly to tempt and tease the day away." --Lucy Dashwood  

Return To Totara Park by Shirley Wine - Winsome left Totara Park and her husband Jared, vowing never to return. A vow shattered when she inherits a half share in Totara Park. But the dark secrets she's never shared with her estranged husband lie in wait to threaten her and her adored daughter, Lacey. Winsome learns she a mere pawn in a dark and deadly game, a game whose rules she doesn't know...    

Phone Kitten by Marika Christian - Think Bridget Jones meets Nancy Drew. Throw in a gig as a phone sex operator, an unexpected hunk of a boyfriend, and a client's murder, and you have all the ingredients for the perfect chick-lit romp. "… Phone Kitten is laugh out loud funny from page one. I was immediately captured by Emily and her innocence, and had to laugh at most of the phone sex scenes.” -ChickLitPlus

Brightside by Mark Tullius - Have you ever wanted to hear your lover's thoughts? You won't after reading Brightside, a disturbing thriller where telepaths are rounded up and imprisoned in a beautiful mountain town. "An amazing story, told at breakneck pace...who says science fiction writers cannot develop characters? I don't need to describe the book but only guarantee you won't put it down unfinished." Wardog    

Love Bites by Adrienne Barbeau - Ovsanna Moore is a Hollywood siren, horror film legend, and cut throat producer. She also happens to be a 450-year-old vampyre. In the follow-up to the much acclaimed Vampyres of Hollywood, Adrienne Barbeau paints a wonderfully sly portrait of cinematic vampyres, as well as the nature of celebrity, and the entertainment industry.  

Breathe by Elena Dillon - Jasmine’s life wasn't normal for a 16 year old girl. It hadn't been normal since the unsolved murder of her older sister, Daisy, two years ago. To start anew, her family moved away from their hometown to Lafayette, Louisiana. Life would be perfect if not for the creepy phone calls, texts, and flowers in her locker. Could the Monster have followed them to Lafayette? Was he coming after her this time? Maybe she was just worrying unnecessarily…or not.  

Perfect Skin by Nick Earls - Dating can be daunting. Especially for a single father. "It's touching, funny and his main character has that charming haphazardness that Earls does so well. You can readily fall in love with the characters and their imperfections and you quickly find yourself wincing at Jon's experiences and egging him on as he tries to balance fatherhood, love and loss." --James Turnbull    

Meets Girl: A Novel by Will Entrekin - It's romance and fairy tales, magic and writing, when a boy falls in love with a girl who doesn't love him in return. "A great read indeed . . . Entrekin has really shown himself to be a first rate novelist with Meets Girl. The story crackles with energy as it progresses toward a satisfying conclusion." -The Outer View      

Eye of the Moonrat by Trevor H. Cooley - Ogres and dragons, warriors and wizards are destined to clash, their fates guided by The Bowl of Souls. "...they transport you to a wonderful world filled with fantasy, hope, good vs. evil, adventure, love - they're amazing!" --Shaun  

The Marriage Bargain by Sandra Edwards - Julian de Laurent needs a temporary wife. Camille Chandler needs a job after he inadvertently gets her fired. If she agrees, he'll pay her five million to marry him. It's just a business deal, but neither could have foreseen what happens next, especially Camille, when she learns he's capable of stealing her heart.      

A DEAD RED HEART by RP Dahlke - Lalla Bains is done with Billy Wayne's lovesick antics. And when he litters her beloved red Cadillac with poetry scrawled on paper snowflakes, it's the last straw. But that doesn't mean she wants the homeless war veteran to drop dead at her feet—with a pair of blue handled scissors stuck in his heart.  

Cupid's Beau by Alicia Dean - Ivy Pierce is a Cupid who prides herself on doing her job well. Except when it comes to Grant Crawford. Each time she’s supposed to shoot her arrow into his heart, her stomach hurts, her chest hurts, and she feels….sad. After Ivy sabotages Grant’s last chance at love, her boss, Aphrodite, sends her to earth to right her wrong. She has until Valentine’s Day to help him find his soul mate. But the more she’s around him, the more she wants him for herself. A Cupid and a human? Unheard of.    

Binding Arbitration by Elizabeth Marx - Through the corridors of the Windy City’s criminal courts, single mother Libby Tucker knows exactly how far she’ll go to save her cancer-stricken son’s life. The undefeated defense attorney is prepared to fight, but the cost of this victory requires revisiting old heartaches. *Marked down to $1.99 for a limited time  

Someone Else's Fairytale by E.M. Tippetts - Jason Vanderholt, Hollywood's hottest actor, falls head over heels for everygirl, Chloe Winters, who hasn't gotten around to watching most of his movies. She becomes the woman every other woman in America is dying to be, but it just isn't her fairytale. "An engaging story exploring true love, fairytales and the essence of being yourself." Paranormal Fantasy Addict      

Undertow by Elle Chardou - Always one for an adventure...Evie Sandstrom decides to leave after college break and spend the summer in Boston. The Irish Gangster... Finn Reilly is not only a bad-boy drug dealer but he is also Evie's first love. When they meet again in Boston, sparks begin to fly and although they share one huge secret that should have destroyed them forever, it unites them at a time when she needs all the help she can get. Will true love prevail or will life get in the way and spoil their chances of happiness?  

**Make sure to grab one, or all, of our fantastic Valentine's Day Escapes today.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

A Refreshingly Bold Romance

Romance readers, you're going to love today's New Release, Sugar & Spice by Kristen Beairsto. "The girls in this novel, are a lot gutsier and more substantive, compared to the main female characters I've read dozens of times, which is a refreshing change." --CJ, The Kindle Book Review

A Brief Look At Sugar & Spice:

Frankie has deemed herself permanently single after a few relationship catastrophes. Between the international expansion of the lingerie catalog company she runs with friends and labor strikes, she has little time for love.

Royce Weston has other ideas. When he runs into Frankie at a night club, business is the last thing on his mind. But Royce winds up assigned to work with Frankie when she partners with his family’s investment firm to fund her expansion.
Frankie appears confident – but with Royce watching her every move, doubt weighs her down and her insecurities cause her to overcompensate to show she’s a strong businesswoman. When all of her defenses fail to keep him at arms length, Frankie wonders: is it possible to mix business and pleasure?

About the Author:

Kristen grew up an avid reader. She started with young adult before she technically hit the age range and moved on to sci-fi classics by Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury. Having started writing novel length stories at the age of eleven, Kristen's stories all took a romantic turn from that point on.

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What a Fan had to say about Sugar & Spice:

"Thumbs up from me. Read it pretty much straight through in the one sitting. Always a good indicator. The characters were real and had heart, and I liked the way it all ended up. I love a good AH.... moment and this one delivers." --CJ, The Kindle Book Review

Grab your copy of Sugar & Spice today.

Monday, February 11, 2013

A Sweet Valentine's Novella

Kindle readers, take a look at today's New Release Romance feature, A Dog Named Cupid by Nancy warren. "Laughter, romance and mystery all in one small package." --Dawn, The Kindle Book Review

A Little About A Dog Named Cupid:

Jared Gardiner has an engagement ring burning a hole in his pocket and Valentine's Day is the date he's chosen to propose to the woman he loves, jewelry designer Erin Nash. 

Erin Nash is in love with a wonderful man, has a design business that is thriving and realizes that after some tragedy in her life, she's found contentment. Trust a man to screw that up! Why does he have to propose and ruin everything?

When Jared's six-year-old daughter Sadie hears that Erin isn't going to be her stepmother after all, she decides to take matters into her own small hands. With some help from the canine Cupid.

What a Fan has to say about A Dog Named Cupid:

"Ms. Warren has again created a novella that can be read in one sitting but lasts in the reader's mind for days afterward."--Dawn Edwards, The Kindle Book Review

Grab your copy of A Dog Named Cupid today.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

"A Nuanced, Well-written Tale"

Take a look at today's contemporary romance mixed with the right amount of family drama. Our featured book is, The Half-Life of Hannah by Nick Alexander. It currently has a 4 star rating with 13 reviews. Grab your copy today.

A Little About The Half-Life Of Hannah:

Hannah is a happily married mother of eleven-year-old Luke. She has moved past the wild dreams of her younger days. Her life is not quite as exciting as she wished it would be, but what mother's is? She lives a normal and balance life.
When she convinces her husband to rent her a relaxing villa in the South of France to share with her sister Jill and their gay friend Tristan, it turns into anything but relaxing. Buried secrets surface and a surprise visitor from Hannah's past force her to question everything she thought she believed about herself.
Is Hannah brave enough to make life-changing decisions to ensure her happiness?

About the Author:

Nick Alexander lives in the southern French Alps with two mogs (Paloma-Paquita & Leon-Pedro), three (nameless) goldfish and a complete set of Almodovar films. His book, The Case Of The Missing Boyfriend was a huge kindle hit, reaching number #1 in Amazon's kindle chart, and remaining in the top ten for over six weeks. It was the 27th best selling ebook in the UK for the whole of 2011. He is the author of nine novels.

What Fans Are Saying About The Half-Life of Hannah:

"Nick Alexander gives us another book full of funny, somewhat damaged and very real characters. Hannah struggles with the challenges her family and friends face while struggling to address her own issues. We all know people just like Hannah and that makes for an engaging read!" --Amazon Reader
"I really enjoyed this book, the setting (Provence) was very evocative and the characters were genuine." --Maggie
"I loved the characters Hannah, Jill and Tristan. I thought that all of the characters were well developed and it was a thoroughly engaging story."--Becky, The Kindle Book Review
Make sure to grab your copy of The Half-Life of Hannah today.


Monday, February 4, 2013

A Charming New Contemporary Romance

Kindle peeps, take a look at today's charming NEW Romance, Mr. Right's Baby by Michele Stegman. "Mr Right's baby is a "sit down and don't stop till you finish" read. I love these kind of romances. It has all the right elements, and the right amount of twists and torments that keep you turning the page." -CJ, The Kindle Book Review

A Little About Mr. Right's Baby:

If she finds out why he really wants to marry her, she might walk away forever...
Adrian Wright is determined to find his daughter. Carly was put up for adoption without his knowledge and now he wants her back. He never expected the attraction he would feel toward her now widowed, adoptive mother, Katie Simmons.
How will Katie react when she realizes Adrian is Carly's natural father? Is his attraction to her mother real, or just the easiest route to becoming Katie's father?

About the Author:

Michele Stegman has loved history all her life. When she was studying history in graduate school, one of her professors quipped that she put too much romance in her research papers. She decided to put in more romance and write historical romances.

Her Fortune series is following the adventures of the Fortune family through piracy and war in the 1700's. Conquest of the Heart, her upcoming book, takes place in England in 1067, just after the Norman Conquest. It is quite different from most books that are set during the Conquest. Mr. Right's Baby is her first Contemporary Romance.

What Fans Are Saying About Mr. Right's Baby:

"Mr. Right's Baby is a charming romance with real life type characters who you pull for even when they're at odds with each other." --Martha H. Hampton

"I don't normally read much contemporary romance, but with the characters, the humor and the emotion, this one had no trouble keeping my interest. Highly recommended!" --Jennette M. Heikes

Grab your blanket and snuggle up with Mr. Right's Baby today.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

It's Never too Late to Come Home Again

Romance fans, take a look at today's tender tale of finding love when you come home again, our feature book, Home Again by D.B. McNicol. It currently has an outstanding 4.7 star rating with 11 reviews. "Home Again is the endearing, heartwarming rendering of the old adage "you can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl." There is a great mix of action, adventure, romance, suspense, uncertainty and humor in this book which keeps the reader's interest at a high." --An Amazon Reader

A Brief Synopsis of Home Again:

Living in Chicago has taken its toll on single mom, Sarah Davidson. So she packs up and heads back to her home - the boondocks of Kansas. Much to her surprise, local Sheriff, Carl Pierce has just moved back from Tulsa. A tornado of events conspire against them, tamping the rising fire of passion. Can they beat the odds or will Sarah regret moving home again?


About the Author:

Donna B. McNicol retired after 30+ years in the IT industry. In 1996 she started moonlighting in freelance writing; she spent the next ten years writing for such online sites as The Mining Company, Suite101, BellaOnline and In 2005, a year into widowhood, she decided to ride the 48 continental US states on her Harley-Davidson motorcycle, solo. She managed to ride through 42 states, covering over 27,000 miles. In 2006 she decided to try her hand in the world of blogging. She now maintains several blogs on varying topics including her writing and an upcoming two month motorcycle ride via Route 66. ~ ~ @dbmcnicol

What Readers Have to Say About Home Again:

"The writing on this book is's realistic of life in a rural community, of being a single mother and of finding a new love when least expecting it. This is a book you won't want to put down until you're finished as Sarah moves from one new adventure to another and wins out after more than one disappointment." --Dawn Edwards, The Kindle Book Review
"This is author McNicol's first novel & she did a great job. Her descriptions of the characters and the town are quite good -- you can really visualize what they look like. The storyline is charming and the reader feels drawn towards the characters and what happens next in the storyline." --JLSparks
Make sure to grab your copy of Home Again today.