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Excerpt & #Giveaway: Raising the Bar by Lucy Felthouse

Title: Raising the Bar
Author: Lucy Felthouse Genre: Erotica Publisher: Decadent Publishing Format: Ebook Words: 5181
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Book Description:
When Kayleigh takes a gap year before starting University, she decides she’s going to stay away from guys and just concentrate on having fun and experiencing life. That means going through a lot of batteries, but she’s happy and satisfied.
That is, until she gets to Spain on her travels and meets her new co-worker, Luciano. The scorching hot Spaniard soon has Kayleigh’s knickers in a twist— literally—and the time they spend together seriously raises the bar for her sex life. How will any other man ever compare?
Excerpt:
My first shift at the restaurant passes in a blur of flirtatious glances. My pussy swells and my clit throbs, desperate for attention. It’s all I can do to resist disappearing into the bathroom for a sneaky wank. Even better, I’d like to drag Luci…

Excerpt: When God Spoke (Fone-Stories™ #4) by Mike Kearby

Title: When God Spoke Series: Fone-Stories™ #4 Author: Mike Kearby Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Self Format: Ebook Words: 2500 Purchase:Amazon
Book Description:
A Story Bound to be the Subject of Much Disagreement & Debate. When God Spoke is a Controversial Look at Religion Expressed by A Terminal Cancer Patient.
Excerpt:
It was in the autumn of my life, when that dreaded prognosis arrived. Unheralded and harsh, but not unexpected, the reality of such a forecast was this: anyone who dared step on the stage knew that one day the curtain would come down. Unlike others given the directive, however, I refused to follow prescribed protocol for such revelations, those of shock, anger, or depression, for I never doubted the prediction of my course, I simply chose instead to proceed with great rapidity straight to the interminable question of, “Why me?” Habitually disposed to disobedience (I confess here my one great flaw) I remained headstrong and demanding, and so, ever resolute, I refused to exit unt…

Excerpt & Giveaway: Dragon Temptation by Kali Willows!

Title: Dragon Temptation Series: 1NS - 1 Night Stand Author: Kali Willows Genre: Erotic Romance, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, M/F, M/F/M, Contemporary, Interracial, Publisher: Decadent Publishing Format:Ebook Length: 48 pages / 11,300 words Purchase:Decadent Publishing | Amazon | Book Description:
Cindy Dunham has become sexually emaciated, after a long dry spell and no prospect of romance in her near future. With her best friend’s upcoming wedding, loneliness is taking the lead, and she is starving for erotic rhapsody. The prospect of a blind date for the nuptials is embarrassing, but a necessary evil. The match Madame Evangeline finds for her leaves her reeling with conflict and jealousy. Will she ever get her carnal hunger gratified?
Yong Li, is no longer satisfied being the third wheel in his brother’s love life. Desperate to branch out and have an experience all his own, he is fraught with his ancient affliction that runs interference with the prospect of any normal relationship. Having had…

#Giveaway: Bonded by Ria Candro!

Title: Bonded Series: Mating Ritual Author: Ria Candro Genre: Futuristic Erotic MĂ©nage Romance Publisher: Ellora's Cave Format: Ebook Words: Approx. 25,000
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Book Description:
When Inara crash lands on a deserted planet, the last thing she expects is to run into two stunning men from the planet Spygia—who claim she is their mate. While she’d love nothing more than to indulge in a steamy encounter—or two or three—with these gorgeous hunks, she’s on the run from the barbaric Malucons who decimated her home planet of Chivea. And she’s on a mission to find her cousin, the only other Chivean survivor. Nothing, not even the promise of paradise to be found in the Spygians’ arms, is going to stop her.
When Inara refuses to be bonded to them, Neichon and Valeron strive to uncover what secrets she’s hiding before they unveil a few of their own. How will their reluctant mate react when she learns she’s destined for, not two, but four Spygian men? 
Just so you know—this story c…

Excerpt of The Curse Merchant by J.P. Sloan!

Title: The Curse Merchant Series: The Dark Choir #1 Author: J.P. Sloan Genre: Urban Fantasy Noir Publisher: Self-published Format: Ebook Words: 83,000
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Book Description:
DorianLake has spent years cornering the Baltimore hex-crafting market, using his skills at the hermetic arts to exact karmic justice for those whom the system has failed. He keeps his magic clean and free of soul-corrupting Netherwork, thus avoiding both the karmic blow-back of his practice and the notice of the Presidium, a powerful cabal of practitioners that polices the esoteric arts in America. However, when an unscrupulous Netherworker interferes with both his business and his personal life, Dorian's disarming charisma and hermetic savvy may not be enough to keep his soul out of jeopardy.
His rival, a soul monger named Neil Osterhaus, wouldn't be such a problem were it not for Carmen, Dorian's captivating ex-lover. After two years' absence Carmen arrives at Dorian’s doorstep…

Excerpt & # Giveaway of Harbour Falls by S.R. Grey!

Title:HarbourFalls Series: A HarbourFalls Mystery #1 Author: S.R. Grey Genre: Romance, Mystery, Publisher: Self-Published Format: Ebook | Paperback Words: 114,000 apx. Add this book to Goodreads
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Book Description:
Best-selling author Maddy Fitch, researching material for a new novel, returns to HarbourFalls to investigate a disappearance that has haunted the town for more than four years. Maddy soon discovers that the case may be cold, but the #1 suspect, Adam Ward, certainly is not. Now living on an island off the coast of Maine, Maddy takes up residence near the sexy Mr. Ward's home. As she begins to seek out answers, the mystery deepens, putting Maddy in jeopardy. Lies, secrets, deceptions. Nothing is what it seems in HarbourFalls.
First in a series. Romance/Mystery genre
Excerpt:
Adam leaned back in the chair. Gone was the playful, naughty man who had made me feel so frustrated and angry. But, in all honesty, he’d also reminded me I …

Guest Post: New Year, New Love? by Nona Raines

Thanks so much for having me here today, Holly, and Happy New Year, everyone! At the birth of each New Year, we make all kinds of promises to ourselves in the form of resolutions: we'll stop biting our fingernails, start jogging every morning, or stick to a high-fiber diet (donuts have fiber, don't they?) "Out with the old and in with the new", we cry as the old year closes and the New Year begins.
But what if you are one of the things left behind? That's what happens to Mia Manetti, the heroine of my BDSM themed erotic romance Uncollared. Or at least, that's how she feels—as though she's been swept aside like so much used confetti. When her Dom, Philip, tells her they're over, she's caught by surprise and torn between hurt and anger.
What do you when the man you love lets you go? You get mad, you feel sorry for yourself and finally, you move on. How better to move on (and to prove to the world that you're past it) than to find a new man? Mia agr…

Guest Post & Giveaway: The Vampire is (un)Dead -- Long Live the Vampire! by A. Sangrey Black (H.A. Fowler)

Hi Everyone! Please help me welcome author A. Sangrey Black to Reading with Holly today! :)

I hear/read the mutters every day on blogs, forums, and in the press lately: vampires are SO over. The glut of the market begun by the TWILIGHT phenomenon has burned out a large chunk of the reading public. They don't care if they never see another blood-drinking, brooding, shadow-dwelling emo creature of the night as long as they live, and that vampire fiction is dying out, staked in the sun to melt/crumble to dust/burst into flames. While it's true that the OMG VAMPIRES ARE EVERYWHERE fad has definitely eased, and sadly, a lot of publishers aren't quite as eager to scoop up any and all fanged fiction as they might have been a few years ago, I am here to tell you that that creatures of the night are here to stay. The fact is, vampire fiction (outside of folklore) has ebbed and flowed in popularity cycles since the generally accepted birth of the genre in John Polidori's early 19t…