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Throw Back the Covers (11): June 28, 2015

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There’s always so much happening in the book world, AND around Under the Covers, that it may get overwhelming to catch up sometimes. So here’s a quick recap of what’s been happening this week!

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Curious about what we added to our TBR this week?  These are some of the ones that caught our attention that we either didn’t know about or didn’t realize they were announced yet.

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Untitled by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward

Coming August 17th, 2015!
New York Times Bestsellers, Penelope Ward and Vi Keeland, team up for a sexy new novel! Title, synopsis and cover reveal coming on July 10th!

Release Date: August 17, 2015

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roaringforhimRoaring for Him by Celia Kyle

Wicked in Wilder # 1

Can cats and dogs get along? Maybe. What about werelions and werewolves? If it’s Tilly and Mitchell, definitely. Or rather, maybe. If he’d just get his head out of his…

Half-werelion Tilly McBride owns Bless Your Tart, the South’s latest and greatest bakery. Or at least the best one in Georgia. Fine. It’s the best in Wilder, Georgia, mainly because it’s the only one. She manages to balance running the shop, keeping her middle sister in college, and making sure she doesn’t kill her youngest sister before she graduates high school.

She’s a proprietor, an older sister and… a mate? At least that’s what local werewolf alpha Mitchell Blake seems to think. He also assumes she’ll hop on the Bang Town Express the second they meet. Sure, he’s hot. Hotter than hot with his muscles and that smile and the way he growls… Should. Be. Illegal. But is he better than a chocolate cupcake with buttercream icing? That is the question. She’s afraid the answer might be yes.

Werewolf Mitchell Blake thinks the answer to every question should be yes. Yes, he wants Tilly. Yes, he craves Tilly. Yes, he’d like to bend Tilly over the pack’s claiming altar and mate her so everyone will know she’s his. She. Belongs. To. Him. He just has to convince her first. That shouldn’t be a problem. He’s the Wilder alpha. Every woman wants to be with him. Except one curvy, annoying, delicious package named Tilly McBride.

Mitchell will have her. Just as soon as he gets rid of the one trying to end their mating before it has a chance to start. Permanently.

Out now.

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What’s been happening at Under the Covers this week?  Well, in case you missed it here’s a quick recap.

Interview with Elle Kennedy

Interview with Charlotte Stein

Author Override: Jillian Neal

Author Override: Laura K. Curtis

New Releases for June 23, 2015

Weekly Deals: Latest Sales and Freebies for June 25, 2015

Top Ten: Paranormal Romance Couples

Random Thoughts of a Romance Blogger: It’s Just Not For Me

 

 

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Here’s the latest ramblings and thoughts about the books we’ve recently read and reviewed this past week.

longtimegone “For long time lovers of the series (like me!), this is a must read.” ~ Under the Covers
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Never Loved “Gorgeous tattooed man + painfully awkward girl = Suzanne’s dream book.” ~ Under the Covers
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Wicked Ride “Ms. Zanetti did not disappoint; Realm Enforcers is an exciting start to this new spin-off series.” ~ Under the Covers
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dream of you “It’s nice to see [an author] who is willing to tackle those sensitive subjects and put it in a character to explore and more importantly, to grow from that.” ~ Under the Covers
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HARDLIMIT “It showed the evolution of a character for good, but wasn’t so much of a change that I would find it unrealistic.” ~ Under the Covers
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Valentine “Though it has a slow beginning, Valentine was a fun read and I am excited to read the next installment.” ~ Under the Covers
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Gypsy Beach “GYPSY BEACH fits my summer time reading requirements to a tee!” ~ Under the Covers
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Searching for Beautiful “It’s a love story that is well overdue and much anticipated by Probst’s fans such as myself.” ~ Under the Covers
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secret “The deeper issues in this story were really not addressed, and I think that’s where I find it lacking.” ~ Under the Covers
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poser#Poser by Cambria Herbert

Hashtag # 5

Posers gonna pose

I am a man who had nothing, but found everything.

I’ll never go back to nothing ever again.

I vowed to protect her, and that’s exactly what I’m gonna do.

The pictures I stumbled upon haunt me still, the secret I shoulder is heavy.

They say secrets put distance between two people, but the truth is far more destructive than keeping it will ever be.

I won’t ever tell. She can’t ever know.

When I look in the mirror my reflection is of who I’m afraid I’ll become and not the man I am.

It makes me feel like a poser, no better than all the others pretending to be exactly who they aren’t.

How does a man keep it together when everything is unraveling right here in his hands?

I didn’t start any of this.

I never asked for it.

But it came knocking at my door.

When secrets and threats knock, I don’t hide.

I open the door.

Because the best way to take down a poser is to be one.

Release Date: August 18, 2015

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Gypsy Love EBOOK FOR WEBGypsy Love by Jillian Neal

Gypsy Beach # 2

Arley Copeland vows never to trust anyone, much less a man, ever again. After her fledging career as a romance writer grinds to a halt and her ex blabs to the press about her preferences in bed, she heads to Gypsy Beach desperate to regain some anonymity and maybe figure out what to do next.

Divorce attorney John Rowan has been in on the explosive end of more marriages than he can count. Love never lasts. Of that he’s certain. Sick of barely existing inside the concrete jungle of Atlanta with the endless traffic and endless noise he heads towards a two-week reprieve in Gypsy Beach, North Carolina.

From the moment he lays eyes on Arley Copeland, John is determined to prove that not every guy on the planet is out to hurt her, and maybe teach her a thing or two about herself in his bed and out. With every sinfully sweet caress, they’re falling more and more in love. Their pasts may be fading away, but will John ever be prepared to risk it all on a lifetime love when he doesn’t believe such a thing could ever exist?

Release Date: July 14, 2015

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camgirlCam Girl by Leah Raeder

Vada Bergen is broke, the black sheep of her family, and moving a thousand miles away from home for grad school, but she’s got the two things she loves most: her art, and her best friend and soulmate, Ellis Carraway. Elle and Vada have a friendship so consuming it’s hard to tell where one girl ends and the other begins. It’s intense. It’s a little codependent. And nothing can tear them apart.

Until an accident on an icy winter road changes everything.

Vada is left deeply scarred, both emotionally and physically. Her once-promising art career is cut short. And Ellis pulls away, unwilling to talk about that night. Everything Vada loved is gone.

She’s got nothing left to lose.

So when she meets a smooth-talking lothario who offers to set her up as a cam girl, she can’t say no. All Vada has to do is spend a couple hours each night taking off her clothes on webcam, and the “tips” come pouring in.

It’s all just kinky fun till a client gets serious. “Blue” is mysterious, alluring, and more interested in Vada’s life than her body. Online, they open up to each other intimately. Blue helps her heal. And he pays well, but he wants her all to himself. No more cam shows. She agrees, because she’s starting to fall for him. And when he asks to meet, she says yes. Because she’s dying to know the real man behind the keyboard.

Even if one of his conditions is to bring Ellis. The girl who wants nothing to do with her anymore.

Now Vada must confront the past she’s been running from. A past full of devastating secrets—those of others, and those she’s been keeping from herself…

Release Date: November 3, 2015

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espionageeffectThe Espionage Effect by Kat and Stone Bastion

When desire sets you free…control is a matter of perception.

I’m Devin Hill.

Darkness taints my soul.

I’m suffocating. Drowning.

The sweet promise of air? Pure illusion.

Tested as a genius at age seven, I hide my emotions, become what they expect…bury my secrets. At nineteen, I trudge toward a predestined path, blinders on, heart safeguarded.

Until I dare to be wild.

Until Alec Marquez crashes into my world.

Until all that follows redefines everything I’ve ever known.

What happens when you stumble into a world of spies…and discover you belong there?

*** This is a standalone full-length novel. ***

Release Date: July 14, 2015

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sinfullymineSinfully Mine by Kendall Ryan

 

Lessons with the Dom # 2

The best way to get over a man is to get under a different one…

I have one rule for myself. Don’t fuck the patrons. But as the owner of a BDSM club, that rule is harder to abide by than you might realize. It becomes even more difficult when my best friend’s little sister arrives at my club, lonely and confused, seeking refuge from her ex. I know I could help her, teach her, and build that quiet confidence she’s lost, if only she doesn’t break me first.

It was only supposed to be three lessons. No strings. No attachments…

The Dominant is a full length, standalone novel, though you may appreciate reading The Gentleman Mentor first, which features another Dom for you to fall in love with.

Release Date: July 14, 2015

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callonmeCall on Me by Roni Loren

The new Loving on the Edge novel by the New York Timesbestselling author of Nothing Between Us and Need You Tonight…

Oakley Easton wants two things: to be a good mom to her daughter and to ditch her less than ideal night job. Hooking up with bad boy drummer Pike Ryland? Not on the agenda. She needs a promotion. Not sex, tattoos and rock ’n’ roll.

Pike isn’t about to let Ms. Prim and Proper shut him down so easily, especially when he stumbles upon Oakley’s sexy night job. She’s only playing a role on those late night calls with strangers, but when he gets her on the line, all bets are off. He won’t stop until that sultry voice is calling his name for real.

But as they move from anonymous fantasies in the dark to the flesh-on-hot-flesh reality of the bedroom, the risk of falling in love becomes all too high. And the safe, quiet world that Oakley’s worked so hard to create is about to be exposed to the one person who could ruin it all.

Release Date: July 7, 2015

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lairdwolfLaird Wolf by Vivian Arend

From New York Times bestselling author Vivian Arend, a new story set in the Takhini Wolves/ Granite Lake Wolves world. These stand-alone stories are filled with humour and heart-felt adventures, and the sexy happily-ever-afters are sure to make you smile.

He’s a wolf in a kilt. That pretty much says it all…

Pulling off a rescue mission at a remote castle in Scotland should be an easy task for lone wolf Damon Black. He’ll flash some muscle, show a little Alpha power, and do whatever it takes to ease Addie MacShay’s fears. But the woman who throws herself into his arms and cries boyfriend is more intriguing than anticipated. The sexy she-wolf’s got more curves, more tantalizing scent, more of everything he desires.

Addie’s job cataloguing an estate at the Sterling-Wylde Manor is complicated by the ongoing discovery of new wills and the two creepy heirs who won’t leave her alone. But her fake boyfriend turns out to be a far greater threat—not only is he fun and flirtatious, he looks delicious in a kilt. She craves his touch, but with her empathic skills on overdrive, touch is the last thing she needs.

Damon’s fighting his unruly inner beast. Addie’s fighting their incredible sexual pull. They’re both going to have to lower their guard to make this more than a Highland fling.

Release Date: July 29, 2015

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Elizabeth

thank you for the ‘it’s just not for me’ post and the review of hard limit!

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Timitra

I’m intrigued by Cam Girl

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Right??? Me too!!!