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Covering All the Bases

A For the Love of the Game Romance
by Jody Holford
Publication Date: June 10, 2019
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Sports, Romance

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Talk about a wild day… As if being summoned to the deathbed of a grandfather she didn’t know existed wasn’t enough––Isla Bennett meets the man of her dreams. Spends an amazing day playing tourist around Nashville with him. And then finds out she’s inherited the Nashville Slammers major league baseball team. Oh, and her new dream man? He’s the Slammers’ star power hitter. Isla just went from amazing first date to holy heck I’m your boss in the span of a day.

Liam Cruz can’t believe how refreshing it was to spend a day with someone who didn’t know his batting average, the size of his last contract, or heck, even that he’s a baseball player. Now Isla’s thrust into the spotlight, and though she’s more than capable of handling herself professionally, he takes it upon himself to teach her everything he can about the game that is his whole life. But they’ll have to keep it on the DL.

Because doing what’s best for the team means they can never be together––and that might be the toughest play of all.

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About Jody Holford:

I’m a mom and wife first and many things after. I’m a best friend and a regular friend. A daughter, sister, auntie, and teacher. I am a book lover, a shopper, a pajama-wearer, movie-watcher, worrier, over-thinker, and a wanna-be-good-Samaritan. I’m a Gemini, a nervous talker, and an emotional writer. I am represented by Frances Black of Literary Counsel.


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New Release, SHIFTER’S WISH by Louise Cypress

SHIFTER’S WISH

by Louise Cypress

Publication Date: June 17, 2019

Genres: Adult, Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance

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When his family is threatened, a shifter must choose between high school and a life of crime.

For the past six hundred years the Byrd family members have been shifters with avian powers. Seventeen-year-old Rolf is the only Byrd who transforms into a dog. Rolf knows that when his mom looks at him, all she sees is a mutant, but Rolf has plans for his future that go beyond shifting.

Rolf is using senior year to shoot Desperate Dawn, a film that he hopes will win him a prestigious scholarship to the University of Southern California. If Rolf can convince Summer Hathaway to be his leading lady, he’ll be golden. But when Rolf finds twenty dead ravens on his porch, shifter problems show up at his door.

Snake bites, wild coyotes, and drive-by shootings–Rolf’s neighborhood suddenly becomes a deadly place to be. Summer’s douchebag boyfriend makes it worse, especially when he attacks Rolf’s sister. Rolf will do anything to protect the people he loves, even if it means giving up on his dreams. Hopefully, he won’t have to.

Shoot the film. Get the girl. Save his family. It’s a good thing that Rolf can fight like a dog.

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Shifting was in my blood. My father was a shifter, just like his father before him. They were bird shifters, but I was canine. I could transform into any dog I wanted—almost any dog, that is. I’d never mastered a large breed like a St. Bernard or Great Dane. Granddad thought that was because as a human, I was five feet, five inches—the shortest guy in my high school. But I didn’t need to become a big animal to protect my sister.

Hounds were my favorite breeds to shift into because they allowed me to look for things that other people couldn’t see. My nose smashed against the sidewalk. Something about Dory’s shoes smelled delicious. I sniffed around the bottom of her sandals and discovered a tiny morsel of dried-up pizza.

“You don’t need to be a drug-sniffing beagle.” Dory nudged me away with her toe. “Lenox doesn’t do shit like that. Pick something else that won’t be so obvious.”

I closed my eyes, took a deep whiff of the night air, and shifted into something smaller.

“A pocket beagle?” Dory crossed her arms. “The deal’s off. Find yourself a new wardrobe assistant because I’d rather miss the party then show up with—”

“Hey, Dory,” said a friendly voice. “Cute dog.”

A slim brunette in a skirt and cowboy boots walked up to us. It was Rain Hathaway, who had the good fortune to be the younger sister of Summer Hathaway, the girl I was going to marry.

“Hi, Rain.” Dory plastered a smile on her face and fiddled with the tassel on her purse. “Is that your Lexus?”

“I wish. It’s my mom’s. I’m staying at her house this weekend.” Rain smelled like Tide Pods and soy sauce. She bent down on the pavement. “Is it okay if I pet your dog?”

“Sure,” Dory said in a higher-than-normal voice.

“What a cutie.” Rain held her hand up to my nose so I could sniff it. Now that she was closer, I smelled other things on her too. She’d eaten tuna rolls for dinner, followed by a Dr. Pepper. Her mom’s Lexus was relatively new and still off-gassing chemicals.

I nuzzled Rain’s hand and sniffed deeper. There was a dog at her house, a female Shih Tzu. As Rain ran her hand down my back, I closed my eyes, enjoying the massage. My tail wagged. I couldn’t help it. She scratched me behind the ears and I groaned. I looked up at Rain with my puppy-dog eyes, and she giggled.

“Your dog is adorable,” she said. “I’ve never seen a beagle so small before. What’s his name?”

“Trouble.” Dory glared down at me. “His name is Trouble because he is a pain in the ass.”

ABOUT LOUISE CYPRESS:

Louise Cypress believes in friendship, true love, and the everlasting power of books. She has never met a vampire, but she has been to a Love Sucks concert on Valentine’s Day. Like Morgan, Louise can often be found curled up with a romance novel on Saturday night, diet soda in hand, secretly wishing bustles were back in fashion. Louise lives in San Diego, California, where the beach is crowded and summer is immortal.

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The Substitute Bride

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the substitute bride coverWhen Lily secretly takes her cousin’s place in an arranged marriage, little does she realize the desire, or the dangers, that await her.

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When the passion he arouses in Lily only confirms his belief that she’s a wanton, how can she ever convince him of her virtue?

The Substitute Bride is a classic Regency Romance by forbidden romance author Noël Cades.

My Thoughts:

Lily secretly takes her cousin’s place in an arranged marriage. Both girls have the same name and neither has ever met The Marquess of Westford. There is no way the man would ever suspect the switch. 

I really wasn’t certain what to expect as I had never heard of this author before.
This book was much better than I expected and if there was another book in this genre available from this author I would look forward to reading it.
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From USA Today bestselling author Glynnis Campbell…Like heather, these lasses are beautiful yet strong, able to brave the harsh challenge of the Highlands and blossoming only for the most wise and worthy heroes.

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A Norse marauder ends up shipwrecked and at the mercy of a Pictish warrior maid with a grudge against Vikings and a little girl in need of a father.

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A cattle-thieving Scottish lass chooses the wrong cow to steal and tangles with a laird who heals her heart and tames her wild ways.

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A broken Scots warrior believes nothing can mend the wounds of war until a young lass stumbles into his cottage and heals him with the most magical power of all—love.



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In order to save her family, Emma Chadwick must find employment at an infamous gambling hell where she will learn there is pleasure to be found in falling—and sometimes being a little bad can feel so very good.

Emma Chadwick always assumed she’d live and die the daughter of a gentleman. But when her father’s death reveals a world of staggering debt and dangerous moneylenders, she must risk her good name and put her talent for mathematics to use, taking a position as bookkeeper at London’s most notorious gambling hell. Surrounded by vice and corruption on all sides, it is imperative the ton never discovers Emma’s shameful secret or her reputation—and her life—will be ruined.

But Roderick Bentley, the hell’s sinfully wealthy owner, awakens a hunger Emma cannot deny. Drawn deep into an underworld of high stakes gambling and reckless overindulgence, she soon discovers that to win the love of a ruthless scoundrel, she will have to play the game…and give in to the pleasure of falling from grace.

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Deceiving the Duke ofHope Hillburn was born to a life of servitude and never once questioned her role in society. As a lady’s maid to Noelle Parrish, she had everything she wanted out of life; a secure and honorable post, a decent room to call her own, and ample time to write fantastical tales of winsome creatures while her mistress, Lady Noelle, attended the various society events offered by the ton. 

Lady Noelle Parrish knew that her father was anxious to see her wed but she never imagined he’d go behind her back and arrange for her to marry against her will, to a duke with a questionable reputation no less. Disheartened by the prospect of marrying a man she’s never met and the possibility of foregoing a lifetime of love, Noelle makes the impulsive decision to flee England with an American gentleman she’s only just met. 

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Lady Noelle’s father, the Earl of Brattondale, would never permit her to marry an untitled American, nor was he willing to go back on his word to the duke. In her desperation, Lady Noelle convinces Hope to take her place after noticing an uncanny resemblance between them both. 

Against her own better judgment, Hope agrees to take Noelle’s place when she realizes there’s no other way for Noelle to flee to America without causing her family disgrace. Thrown into a life she has only ever viewed from the outside, Hope must convince everyone that she is a lady lest her farce be discovered. She is confident that she can handle society’s strict rules of propriety but she soon learns that guarding her heart from falling in love with an incredibly handsome, self assured duke with a penchant for snarling isn’t going to be quite as easy.



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Project Duchess (Duke Dynasty #1) by Sabrina Jeffries

I just finished an ARC of this Sabrina Jeffries book. Will leave a review soon.

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A series of stepfathers and a difficult childhood have left Fletcher “Grey” Pryde, 5th Duke of Greycourt, with a guarded heart, enviable wealth, and the undeserved reputation of a rogue. Grey’s focus on expanding his dukedom allows him little time to find a wife. But when his mother is widowed yet again and he meets the charmingly unconventional woman managing his stepfather’s funeral, he’s shocked to discover how much they have in common. Still, Grey isn’t interested in love, no matter how pretty, or delightfully outspoken, the…

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A Rogue by Night (The Devils of Dover #3) by Kelly Bowen

I would like to read this book. Kelly Bowen is a favorite of mine.

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Baron. Physician. Smuggler. Sir Harland Hayward is living a double life as an aristocrat by day and a criminal by night. As a doctor, Harland has the perfect cover to appear in odd places in the dead of night, a cover he uses to his advantage to bring in all sorts of illicit cargo from across the English Channel. He’s chosen this life to save his family from financial ruin, but he draws the line at taking advantage of the honest and trustworthy Katherine Wright.

Katherine has returned to Dover to find that her family is working for a mysterious new crime boss. Growing up in a family of…

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The Lady He Longed For

Scandals of Scarcliffe Hall Book 3

by Gemma Blackwood

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the lady he longed for coverA brooding lord encounters his widowed childhood sweetheart – and they uncover a secret that could change everything…

Lord Jonathan Hartley’s first love left him a broken man. Now that Isabella is back, widowed, wounded and more lovely than ever, the last thing he wants to do is revisit the past.

But Isabella has a way of digging up all the secrets he thought he had buried. His undimmed love for the tragic heiress is only one of them.

If Jonathan wants to find happiness again, he must first conquer his demons – and then, his enemies.

Isabella, the widowed Countess of Streatham, knows she belongs in Jonathan’s arms. But she is no longer the naïve debutante who believed in true love, and marriage brought her pain she vowed never to endure again.

Jonathan abandoned her once, and if he wants her forgiveness, she will make him fight for it.

Whether she falls in love again is quite a different question.

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Lady Jemima Stanhope has a secret she cannot share, even with her husband. Especially with her husband. Because that husband is the incorrigible rake, Lord Northmere.

Northmere is the last man on earth Jemima wanted to marry, which is perfect. At least she knows he’ll leave her to investigate her brother’s death in peace.

Now, if only she could stop thinking about him. How can a man be so unbearable, and yet still charming, generous, and perilously romantic?

Ralph Morton, Baron Northmere, has secrets of his own. One of the most carefully hidden is that Lady Jemima has always entranced him. Now she is his – in name only. How can he nurture the marriage he wants when she is determined to keep him at arm’s length?

And if she discovers the truth about his family, will she ever return to his side?



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Duelling for a Wife

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by Gemma Blackwood

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Lady Celia Hartley has a problem. She must find a husband soon or risk being ruined forever.

Just as she is beginning to give up hope, William Marsden asks her to dance. Young, handsome, and kind, he seems to be the perfect answer to her prayers.

But before he can claim her as his own, they must deal with the consequences when the Earl of Scarcliffe discovers the true nature of his sister’s situation…

My Thoughts:

We have here a well written novella with a story as old as time.
Celia has a problem, but she has no intention of involving anyone else much less William Marsden in her dilemma. The situation was after all not of his making so how could she possibly involve him.

William upon learning the true reason for Celia’s refusal of his courtship almost immediately takes her problem as his own and offers the young woman he has admired the protection of his name.

Will this offer of marriage turn into a colossal misunderstanding?
Will these two find their happily ever after.

I gave this short read 4 of 5 stars for storyline and characterization. My only complaint is that it was maybe a bit too short. There is a mild sensual level of 2.0 of 5.0 flames with only a few heated kisses between our hero and heroine.
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Review: What the Dashing Duke Deserves (Lords of Happenstance #3) by Sandra Sookoo

Another book I’d like to read.
My TBR list is overflowing.

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Nothing found in the sands of Egypt is as valuable as the treasure of the heart.

Crispin Herrick, the newly minted Duke of Litton is anxiously awaiting his first mission as a King’s agent. Until then, a dig in the King’s Valley he’s sponsoring occupies his time… until he chases down a criminal at the Antiquities Museum. Once he catches her, he’s shocked and delighted to discover she’s the same woman he flirted with in London a…

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Coveting Love & Revenge

by Haven Cage

(A Perilously Pretty Novel)

Publication date: June 12th 2019

Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance, Suspense

Synthia will do anything for her daughter – even murder.

1871, high-society Savannah, Georgia.

Penniless and jaded governess, Synthia James, is trapped with her employer, a man she once loved but now despises. His obsession with money and stature has corrupted them both. When he bids their young housemaid to kill a man who threatens his business, Synthia’s maternal instincts take over, and she commits the heinous deed herself.

Now there’s another business enemy… and her former beau wants him dead. But the new cotton farmer has revived Synthia’s long-forgotten passions.

With blood on her hands already, Synthia is prepared to kill again. But who? The new business partner for her daughter’s sake, or her greedy lover for morality and freedom?

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Crack.

The iron’s edge sunk into his head like an ax striking a ripe cantaloupe on a warm summer afternoon.

I gripped the icy metallic handle tighter, preparing to deliver another blow. Frozen in place, I watched anxiously for the man to accept what I did and keel over.

He spun on his heels drunkenly. The poor man’s mouth dropped open, his brows angling up in stark confusion. His left pupil ballooned to the size of a nickel, black engulfing the toffee brown of his iris.

I covered my mouth with a shaky hand.

Mr. Kingly staggered backward. His eyes rolled to the back of his head, and he collapsed to the floor like a sack of grain.

Oh my God. What have I done?

He didn’t warn me. Edison didn’t tell me it would be so…messy. So…bloody.

Why did I do this?

Something warm and goopy trickled down my left index finger.

I wiped my hand on my skirt.

Instantly realizing my carelessness, I gaped down at the layers of silk covering my thigh. Fine cerulean threads absorbed the red handprint I smeared along the folds of fabric.

There it was, a single blemish of indisputable evidence forever marking my clothes. A scarlet testament to my wrongdoings.

The room set into a dizzying spin around me. I threw my hand against the wall, steadying myself. My breath quickened. The bones of my corset dug into my ribs.

I can’t breathe. I’m going to faint right here…next to Mr. Kingly. They’ll find me beside his dead body and know, without a doubt, it was me.

Slumping over, I tugged at the edge of my bodice, struggling to gulp down air.

Why didn’t I just tell him no?

“You know why, Syn,” I whispered between jagged breaths.

A soft gasp behind me broke the chaos of my shamed thoughts.

I twirled around, the hem of my bell-shaped dress dragging in the pool of blood collecting around my feet. The added weight of Mr. Kingly’s life-force soaking into the lofty fabric weighted me down like fifty-pound shackles fastened to my ankles.

Tula stood at the foot of the cellar stairs quiet as a mouse, her glossy eyes fixed on me and her lips pressed into a thin line. She, somehow, sneaked up behind me.

A rock settled in my stomach. Had she seen me?

I wound my shoulder in a small circle, the clothing iron heavy in my right hand. Chilling and cumbersome like Mr. Kingly’s blood, it taunted me with the crime I committed minutes before and pulled at my strained joint.

“I thought I told you to remain on the first floor during the party.” I glanced down at her feet, and her bare toes curled sheepishly.

The clever girl removed her shoes so I wouldn’t hear her coming.

She was always looking out for me, worrying Edison’s demands would break me one day. I should have known she wouldn’t keep her distance from me tonight. Tula was never far from me, ready to pick me up and give me strength whenever she suspected I was falling too deep into despair.

She picked at an ivory button on her sleeve, her emerald eyes glossy. She was particularly concerned about how I’d handle tonight.

The fifteen-year-old girl with mellow beige skin and a spray of dark-brown freckles bridging her cheeks and nose stared at me. Ignoring my remark about her tending to the gathering, she remained quiet and clung to her own inner strength. Most people would shriek and run if they walked in on a tableau such as this. Aside from a slight tremble in her shoulder, Tula maintained more self-control than I was capable of mustering at the moment.

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Haven Cage lives in the Carolinas with her husband and son. After many years of dabbling with drawing, painting, and working night shift in the medical field, she decided to try her hand at writing. Unfortunately, her love for books came later in life and proved to add a healthy challenge during her writing journey. Determined to hone her craft though, she soaks up as much information as she can, spends her free time tapping away in her favorite local coffee shop, and keeps a good book in hand whenever possible.

What began as a hobby has grown into a way of escape and the yearning to take her journey farther, her love for writing and reading deepening along the way.

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The Wallflower’s Wicked Wager by COLLETTE CAMERON –

He loved her beyond anything and everything—precisely why he must never marry her.

Highland Knight of Dreams by AMY JARECKI –

Two generations after the massacre of Dunoon, will the power of a single rose be enough to break the hatred of a clan feud that has gone too far? When Alice Lamont crosses paths with the notorious Quinn Campbell, she readies for battle. But as tensions rise, passion ignites…until the enemies must choose—love or war.

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There was a wager that each swore he would win . . .A Legendary Love by CATHERINE KEAN –

Tavis de Rowenne doesn’t believe in curses; however, when a freak accident almost causes Lady Helena Marlowe, his intended, to drown, he wonders if his ancient cloak pin might be damned. Years later, when Helena’s father falls ill, she has no choice but to trust Tavis–and this time, he’s determined to win her love.

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A healer and outcast, Lia discovers a dying Templar knight who entrusts her with an important treasure and elicits her promise to protect it. Kade de Claremont returns home upon news of his mother’s death only to find his father is searching for a mythical treasure. Lia and Kade must join together to keep the treasure from his father, but secrets and trust come between them to sabotage their growing attraction.
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Claude Montague has never forgotten his first love. But can he push aside these feelings for Lady Rose before his chance for true love with Lady Evelina Du Pont passes him by? The heartbroken knight. The runaway bride. A love between them that is forbidden!

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dukes preferCharlotte Butterworth may be on her first London season, but she already knows she will never marry. Nothing interests her as much as numbers, and numbers seem to be of absolutely no interest to anyone else. And then there’s…the secret.

Callum Montgomery, Duke of Vernon, can marry the best. He’s handsome and charming and perfect. In fact, he’s been betrothed to the darling of the ton since he was seven, even if he does keep on putting off the wedding.

When the roguish Duke of Vernon gains possession of some terrible, utterly shocking news about Charlotte, Charlotte needs to act quickly to keep the duke from revealing her secret.

My Thoughts:

We first met this couple at the end of Don’t Tie The Knot, Hamish and Georgiana’s story. Now we get to see how Charlotte and Callum met and came to wed.
It is an interesting story but by no means a sweet/clean novella so if that is what you are looking for steer clear.
Most of the books I have read by this author contain little or no intimate scenes. This one isn’t like that. The intimacy is somewhat graphic and heated.
I liked this short read of less than 200 pages.
I gave it 4.4 of 5.0 stars for storyline and character development and a sensual rating of 3 (warm) of 5 flames.
I received a complimentary digital ARC of this book to read. This in no wat affected my opinion of this title which I read and reviewed voluntarily.


 

This Series:

  1. Don’t Tie The Knot
  2. Dukes Prefer Bluestockings
  3. The Earl’s Christmas Consultant
  4. How to Train a Viscount
  5. A Kiss For The Marquess (Coming August 2019)
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