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Cris Reads | KEEP ME SAFE (Slow Burn #1) by Maya Banks

A sizzling story of a woman who risks her life and her heart to find a wealthy man’s missing sister—the first novel in a sexy new romantic suspense series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks. BLURB When Caleb Devereaux's younger sister is kidnapped, this scion of a powerful and wealthy family turns to an unlikely source for help: a beautiful and sensitive woman with a gift for finding answers others cannot. While Ramie can connect to victims and locate them by feeling their pain, her ability comes with a price. Every time she uses it, it costs her a piece of herself. Helping the infuriatingly attractive and impatient Caleb successfully find his sister nearly destroys her. Even though his sexual intensity draws her like a magnet, she needs to get as far away from him as she can. Deeply remorseful for the pain he’s caused, Caleb is...

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Dark Blood by Christine Feehan

Dark Blood   (Dark #26) by  Christine Feehan   At long last you are truly back with us… Zev Hunter was an elite warrior, a dark-blood dealer of death to rogue Lycans who preyed on mankind. He was a loner, never given to personal attachments, and damned fierce at his job. But Zev begins to question his past and his purpose when he awakens in the darkness of the sacred cave of warriors—and is soothed back to consciousness by the sensuously familiar voice of one woman, the woman who has haunted his fantasies for centuries. She was Branislava, member of the Dragonseeker clan… Mother Earth called the ancients to witness your rebirth… For this half-mage, half-Carpathian temptress, the ritual of awakening Zev to the council of warriors was the only way to save him. Locked away for his own protection, the time has now come for his rebirth, for his...

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Scandal and the Duchess by Jennifer Ashley

Scandal And The Duchess   (MacKenzies & McBrides #6.5) by    Jennifer Ashley   Scandal follows Rose Barclay, young widow of the Duke of Southdown, wherever she goes. It's never her fault--honor bright--but newspapers love to write about the young woman from Scotland, and the much older duke she married, who died on their honeymoon. The duke left her with a large widow's portion, now contested by his son, who kicks Rose out of the estate's dower house and uses it to kennel his dogs. Rose does *not* need to be found with a large, handsome Scot passed out at her feet, fueling gossips and giving her stepson more ammunition. The Scot is Steven McBride - a decorated soldier who is notorious for heavy gambling and womanizing during his leave time. Steven is happy to open his eyes and find the beautiful woman standing over him, and happy to help...

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Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFevers, published in 2012 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Author. Goodreads. Amazon. Book Depository. Barnes & Noble. Source: purchased + e-ARC via Netgalley (thank you, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, for providing me with this free e-copy in exchange for an honest review; this was a “read now” title on Netgalley, along with the sequel, Dark Triumph, as the final part, Mortal Heart is coming soon). Genre: YA historical fantasy. Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of...

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Priestess Dreaming by Yasmine Galenorn

Priestess Dreaming   (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon #16) by  Yasmine Galenorn   We're the D'Artigo sisters: savvy half-human, half-Fae operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. My sister Delilah is a two-faced werecat and a Death Maiden. Menolly is a vampire married to a gorgeous werepuma. And me? I'm a Moon witch married to three gorgeous husbands, and I'm about to journey through the veils to search for a long lost legend... With the war in Otherworld raging, the Queen of Shadow and Night summons me to her court. Aeval orders me to embark on a hunt through the mists to find an ancient ally she once knew. I must seek out The Merlin and wake him from his long sleep. But Morgaine and Bran are along for the journey, and the pair pose a threat to both me and my quest. Now, surrounded by danger on all sides, I must...

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Linger by Lauren Jameson

Linger   (In Vino Veritas #3) by      Lauren Jameson   On her last night in Nevada before embarking on a yearlong veterinary internship, Scarlett Malone is celebrating—and looking for one night of incredible pleasure. But the man who draws her eye is not her usual type: He’s a cowboy whose alpha-male tendencies tempt her beyond belief. Scarlett can’t understand why she wants this man and no one else, but she’s determined to entice him to submit.… Dr. Logan Brody lives an isolated life in rural Montana, running a ranch and suppressing his submissive tendencies. Only on his occasional trips does he give into his hidden urges. He can’t deny his scorching attraction to Scarlett or that she makes him want more, but he never lets anyone break him down fully. He’s hers for one night and one night only. But when Scarlett shows up at Logan’s door as...

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Final Lap Erin McCarthy

Final Lap   (Fast Track #8) by  Erin McCarthy   Switching into high gear…… At a friend’s lavish wedding, Harley McLain and her twin sister, Charity, meet sexy stock-car driver Cooper Brickman. The more reserved Harley is immediately smitten—until he hits on her twin. But Harley has had enough of being the “nice” girl, and after trading dresses with Charity, she seduces Cooper for a night of wild sex. ……ready for a hot lap. What was supposed to be a one-night fling gets complicated when Cooper needs a nanny to look after his kid sister—and is convinced sweet, dependable Harley would be perfect for the job. She can’t resist the money—or Cooper’s hot bod. But when her deception is revealed, will it destroy her dependable image—or will he finally realize how sexy sweet can be? Excerpt Harley McLain felt like Cinderella at the ball. Well, without Prince Charming. So far...

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DEAL ALERT! Get your thrill on for just 99 cents!

Lena Diaz's skillfully woven romantic suspense ASHES, ASHES, THEY ALL FALL DEAD is specially priced for your reading enjoyment!

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Bid On My Items in the MRW Auction! Ends 10/27!

  I’ve got something super fun for y’all today! My writers’ chapter, Maryland Romance Writers, is holding on online auction fundraiser, and I’ve got a number of fun things for READERS and WRITERS to consider bidding on! And, if my items don’t float your boat, check out some of the other nearly *70* items up for grabs! But don’t delay, because the auction ends on October 27!! From me: Spend a long weekend in my beach place in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware!     Win a copy of EVERY one of my paperbacks, autographed or personalized to YOU! Win a themed gift set with signed books from my Hearts of the Anemoi series! Win all my super sexy paperback Brazen books, including in French! From my “team”: Win a two-chapter critique from my agent-of-awesome, Kevan Lyon! Win a release day launch event organized by my InkSlinger PR publicist, KP Simmon! Win...

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