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Last chance to win $300 Amazon voucher…

~ This promo runs until midnight on Saturday 8 October ~

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How does a $300 Amazon gift card sound? And free books?

I’m taking part in a fabulous October promotion along with my Acelette Press buddy Allyson Lindt and 9 other authors. It’s FREE to enter too  🙂

Really, what’s not to like?

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Get your wolfie fix HERE!

Wolfie Addiction? I can help 🙂

 

Get THREE of my

Snowdonia Wolves novellas

bundled with SIX other novellas for a staggering $0.99

 

PARANORMAL AND LOVING IT!  will be on offer for

$0.99 from 18 – 20 March

 

After that it goes up to $4.99. This is your chance to grab a bargain ☺

 

Three of today’s hottest romance authors come together to bring you this 9 book paranormal box set. Whether wolf shifters make you howl with pleasure, you prefer the wicked bite of a vampire, or the all-powerful hand of a demi-god is more your thing, Paranormal and Loving it! has something to send delicious chills racing through you.

 

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Operation: Santa’s Elf by Allyson Lindt

Dreaming of a Wolf by Sofia Grey

Unleashed by Sotia Lazu

Courting Mortality by Allyson Lindt

Caging the Wolf by Sofia Grey

Wolf for Christmas by Sotia Lazu

Seducing Destiny by Allyson Lindt

A Very Wolfie Christmas by Sofia Grey

Cherry Pop by Sotia Lazu

 

BUY from AMAZON

FREE Kindle preview HERE

 

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Geek heroes don’t come any hotter than these…

Allyson Lindt has a SCORCHING new release today

 

Will Game for Cookies: A #GeekLove Ménage Romance (For the Win Book 1)

 

cookies coverAndi’s been turned down for funding—again—for the cookie business she runs with her best friend, and walked in on her boyfriend screwing another woman. She’s looking to crawl inside a champagne bottle and lose herself for a few days.

 

Kane and Isaiah, her online gaming partners and the cutest couple ever as far as Andi’s concerned, have a better plan. One involving a road trip to Las Vegas, competing in a national first person shooter competition for a cash grand prize, and finding her a one night stand to take her mind off her cheating ex.

 

Andi’s all in… except she’s not sure she’s got what it takes to find and seduce a random hookup. Isaiah and Kane offer to give her some hands-on experience. With each new lesson, it becomes harder for Andi to remember the guys are just friends. The mounting tension is shooting holes in their in-game cohesion, and killing their friendship. Andi’s running out of time to make an all or nothing decision.
Warning: Contains two sexy boyfriends hoping to add their best friend to their relationship, obscure gaming references, and a woman exploring the boundaries of her pleasure.

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This book is so hot, I thought my Kindle would combust!

 

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Set against the backdrop of a gaming convention, the story explodes onto the page. I loved it! I love the cooky title, the two yummy guys, and the heroine’s very real dilemma.

 

If you want to escape for a couple of hours, this is exactly what you need 🙂

Only $0.99 from AMAZON

 

 

 

 

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Q:  What do you get if you add 2 romance authors together?

A: The GeminiGirls blog – 2 Faces To Love

Welcome to GeminiGirls, the gorgeous new joint blog-space of Allyson Lindt and Sofia Grey.

That’s right, we’re combining our blogging into one place, and we’re expanding. Our existing websites will remain but all our blogging will now be done as GeminiGirls  – reaching out to followers from both blogs. If you’re already a follower, some clever techy magic behind the scenes should automatically divert you to my new home… * fingers crossed *

Our official opening takes place on Monday 19 August, so do please call by and say hello, and help to spread the word.

To celebrate, we have some special gifts to say thank you for taking a look and (hopefully) following us. All commenters will go into a draw to win: 2 x $10 Amazon GC card and a selection of eBooks from Sofia and Allyson.

So what can you look forward to in the coming months?

  • NEW – Book Boyfriend of the Month – coming in September

12 months, 48 hotties, & sexiness as far as the imagination can see

You get to vote for your favourite Book Boyfriend each month – and there will be giveaways from some of our favourite authors. You tempted yet?

  • Cover Reveals – we’re linking up with some of the hottest authors to show you      their new books
  • Guest posts every week from other authors (let us know if you want to book a slot)
  • Blog hops and promotions (and don’t forget the giveaways!)
  • Book reviews
  • News & gossip from Author-World – what’s new and what’s hot
  • And much more…

To say we’re excited would be like eating the most chocolately double choc fudge cake and saying… “it tastes of chocolate” (i.e. a bit of an understatement).

We look forward to seeing you soon 🙂

Sofia  x

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July Fever – Day 1 – Allyson Lindt – Summer, Popsicles and Turning Up The Heat

Yee-Haw, July Fever is here! My first guest, with the kudos for opening this month-long event, is the awesome Allyson Lindt. Those of you that have been following my blog will know that Allyson has a new book out today – Holding Her Close – but she’s here today, to talk about July Fever.

~ Leave a comment to enter Allyson’s giveaway, and to have a chance at the Weekly Gift Bundle – which includes another of Allyson’s books – Conflict of Interest ~

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Summer, Popsicles, & Turning Up the Heat

I’m not sure if it matters what my post says, since y’all may still be staring at the image accompanying it. I know I took my time appreciating him, and even though he’s not directly related to the post, he does fill my head with thoughts of July Fever.

I think July and I think roaring sun, barbeques, and popsicles. I think popsicles and I think about all the things one can get up to with a little frozen liquid and a dash of creativity. So I wanted to share a snippet that’s been niggling my thoughts:

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Riley knocked on Zane’s door.

 

“S’open.” His familiar voice carried into the hallway.

 

She pushed inside, latching the door shut behind her and flipping the lock into place. She wasn’t sure why, but something told her it might be a good idea.

 

Zane stood at the opposite end of the room in the kitchen area, leaning against the counter near the sink, eating a Popsicle. He gave her an exaggerated wink. “Do anything for you, baby?”

 

Some of her tension and guilt evaporated at the display. She laughed and crossed the room. “Are you trying to tell me you’re interested in letting me watch you suck on phallic things?”

 

His brow furrowed, and he held the treat away from him. “Uh, no.”

 

“Too bad.” She pushed out her lower lip. Stepping forward, she wrapped her hand around his wrist and sucked the sweet slowly into her mouth, devouring the entire length before pulling back with a slurp. A low groan tore from his throat. She licked her lips, eyes wide and—she hoped—innocent as she looked at him again.

 

He tossed the Popsicle in the sink. “You’re evil. Like 120 percent.”

 

She stepped away playfully, thumbs in her pockets, tugging down the waistband of her jeans. “Are you complaining?”

 

“Not even close.”

 

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What’s your favorite way to cool off (or heat things up) in the summer? Tell me about it in the comments and be entered to win a $20 Amazon gift card, and a 2-book set Holding Her Close and (as soon as an ARC is available for its Aug 19 release) Toeing the Line.

 

And don’t forget to come back the rest of the month,  not just because of the amazing giveaways, but because there are 30 more days of July heat planned for you.

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When heartbreak and betrayal define a billionaire playboy’s past, the last thing he needs is to fall for the one woman who can save his company. Holding Her Close is a sexy, contemporary romance about first loves and second chances.

Zach is haunted by ex-girlfriends. The day his fiancée dumped him she also sold her shares of his multi-billion dollar corporation. On top of that, the girl who broke his heart in high school — the only woman he’s never been able to forget — is back in his life. She’s filling his business partner’s head with delusions of recovering from the hostile takeover, and haunting his most vivid fantasies. But he’s got a plan to solve half the problem: one night together and they can put the past behind them.

It’s been years since Rae talked to her high school sweetheart. But running in the same circles — her best friend is his business partner — has caught up to her. Rae is seeing Zach everywhere, including her explicit, rampant imagination. When he proposes a single night together for closure, she hopes it will be just what she needs to move on.

The past and the present intertwine as “Just this once” becomes “Just one more time.” Especially when Rae discovers the solution to Zach’s business problems. Can he trust her enough to risk his heart and livelihood a second time, or will experience convince him to walk away from everything?

Buy Holding Her Close now on Amazon.com: LINK

Find Allyson:

Twitter: @AllysonLindt

Blog: http://allysonlindt.com

Goodreads: LINK

Facebook: LINK

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About Allyson Lindt

Allyson Lindt is a full-time database developer, and a fuller-time contemporary romance author. She was lucky enough to marry her muse and soul mate. Their cats are their children, and when they’re not spending way too much time gaming, they’re building new worlds together. She loves a sexy happily-ever-after and helping deserving cubicle dwellers find their futures together.

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Leave a comment to enter Allyson’s giveaway, and to have a chance at the Weekly Gift Bundle – which includes another of Allyson’s books – Conflict of Interest:

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And be sure to come back tomorrow, for Day 2 when my guest is Jennah Scott 🙂

 

Second Chances… At Work (guest post by Allyson Lindt) + giveaway

And a second chance to try and win a copy of Holding Her Close 🙂

Welcoming back Allyson Lindt, with another peek at her latest hot release.

 

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In the couple of decades that I’ve been working, I’ve had my fair share of jobs. I started in retail, I moved into picture framing for a while, and when I got my first job in tech support I discovered my true calling (besides writing that is) was in working with computers.

As the years went by I learned more in each job, moving on occasionally for a variety of reasons – career advancement, change of location, money, etc. A few years back I found myself in what I swore was the most perfect job ever.

Until one day when I was called into the boss’s office, and they told me they couldn’t afford us. They laid off 1/3 of the staff. I was crushed because 1) perfect job gone, 2) I’d never been laid off before, and 3) I had no idea how we were going to pay the mortgage if I couldn’t find more work.

In Holding Her Close, Zach’s ex-girlfriend sold him out, he lost his software company in a hostile takeover – an endeavor of love and the only real job he’s ever had – and he doesn’t see any hope for the future besides cashing out, moving halfway around the world, and leaving his life behind.

And now he’s got a new problem. Rae – his high school sweetheart, one-night stand, and the only woman he’s never been able to forget – is also the one person with a solution other than walking away.

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Rae relaxed a little more.  “You start over.”

All the pieces clicked together at once as the meaning and consequences of those three words slammed through Zach’s thoughts. Starting over meant finding investors again, risking the same thing that happened last time — one of them screwing the company over. And if it was her suggestion, it probably also meant getting her involved. After all, she specialized in making the numbers work, and she wasn’t going to toss the idea out there so they could let someone else do it.

He slid away from her. “No.”

She shifted on the couch to face him completely, one leg tucked under the other knee, and her eyes narrowed. “You said you’d hear me out.”

“Nothing to hear.” He should have listened to the instinct that told him this was a mistake, and never for a moment indulged the part of him that thought he was falling for— no, wrong, that thought didn’t exist. “If that was an option we would have already done it.”

“You don’t know if it is or not.” More irritation crept into her voice with each new retort. “Just give me a few hours with your books—”

And there it was. “No.” There was no way he was repeating what had happened with Kelly. “It won’t work.”

“But—”

He grabbed his clothes from the floor and tugged them on. “Conversation over. I have plans.”

She was on her feet in an instant, anger flashing in her eyes. “I was wrong about you. I won’t make that mistake again.”

What did that mean? He wasn’t going to ask. “At least we agree on something.”

She didn’t say anything else before she turned on her toe and stormed toward the door. The entire house shook when she slammed it behind her.

He sank back at the cushions gaze falling to the ceiling. That had been painful, but it was the right thing to do. Thinking with his dick last time had cost them everything and he wasn’t making that mistake again. Even if Rae hadn’t been a fling. Even if they’d never slept together. Or dated. Or fantasized about the relationship becoming more…

He pushed the dangerous thoughts aside. Starting over wasn’t an option.

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Fortunately for me, I found the perfect solution to my job woes, and don’t tell the guys I work with, because they’ll call me sentimental, but the chain reaction caused by that layoff landed me in a fantastic position I’m still in today.

Have you ever turned a grim work situation into something life-altering in a good way? Tell me about it in the comments and be entered to win a copy of Holding Her Close.

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When heartbreak and betrayal define a billionaire playboy’s past, the last thing he needs is to fall for the one woman who can save his company. Holding Her Close is a sexy, contemporary romance about first loves and second chances.

HoldingHerCloseCoverZach is haunted by ex-girlfriends. The day his fiancée dumped him she also sold her shares of his multi-billion dollar corporation. On top of that, the girl who broke his heart in high school — the only woman he’s never been able to forget — is back in his life. She’s filling his business partner’s head with delusions of recovering from the hostile takeover, and haunting his most vivid fantasies. But he’s got a plan to solve half the problem: one night together and they can put the past behind them.

It’s been years since Rae talked to her high school sweetheart. But running in the same circles — her best friend is his business partner — has caught up to her. Rae is seeing Zach everywhere, including her explicit, rampant imagination. When he proposes a single night together for closure, she hopes it will be just what she needs to move on.

The past and the present intertwine as “Just this once” becomes “Just one more time.” Especially when Rae discovers the solution to Zach’s business problems. Can he trust her enough to risk his heart and livelihood a second time, or will experience convince him to walk away from everything?

Buy Holding Her Close now on Amazon.com:  LINK

Find Allyson:

Twitter: @AllysonLindt

Blog: http://allysonlindt.com

Goodreads:  LINK  

Facebook: LINK

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About Allyson Lindt

Allyson Lindt is a full-time database developer, and a fuller-time contemporary romance author. She was lucky enough to marry her muse and soul mate. Their cats are their children, and when they’re not spending way too much time gaming, they’re building new worlds together. She loves a sexy happily-ever-after and helping deserving cubicle dwellers find their futures together.

Second Chances… At love (guest post – Allyson Lindt) + giveaway

I’m thrilled to be handing over my blog to Allyson Lindt for the next 2 days. I absolutely LOVED her first Bits & Bytes novel, Conflict Of Interest (see my review HERE) and so I’m unreasonably excited to be hosting her for the prequel, Holding Her Close.

Everyone who comments will go into a draw for a copy of Holding Her Close.

Second Chances… At love

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I still remember my first crush. I was in fifth grade, in a new school, and not doing the best job at making friends. He was kind, willing to play tetherball against me, and had gorgeous brown eyes (I’ve always been a sucker for brown eyes).

I had saved up my babysitting money and bought a cheap li’l film camera (because I’m old enough we didn’t have digital cameras back in my day), and I would bring it to school and sneak pictures of him (which is kind of stalker creepy looking back, but it seemed all right at the time).

We never made it further than some light flirting. In junior high it almost became more, but I think junior high is hard on everyone, and he became friends with the stoners while my friend were the nerds and geeks the stoners beat up.

Still, there are some fond memories there.

In Holding Her Close, Rae has never forgotten her first love. Or the way they broke up, and how deeply she let herself get lost in Zach, and defined herself by him back in high school. It’s tainted every relationship since.

Their worlds have collided again, and she’s determined to prove to him and herself that she’s not that same, love-struck little girl any more.

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This was anger, it wasn’t attraction. “This is exactly why I avoid you,” Rae said.

Zach tilted his head, bringing his face closer. “I thought you weren’t doing that.”

“Yeah. I am. Happy?” Stupid hormones, making her want to close the gap between them. Taunting her with memories of when things were good between them. The heat, the taste of his kisses. Stupid imagination. “I’m avoiding you because it’s really rare I’m in the mood to be poked and prodded at until I snap. Go figure.”

“But you expected it.”

Yeah, she had. What did he want from her? “And you’ve proven me right. Fantastic all around.”

“I wish I hadn’t.” The emotion was gone from his face.

“I bet.” She pursed her lips.

His eyes softened. “I don’t have a problem with you being right, I was just hoping we could have a normal conversation for once.”

She didn’t know what to say. He was all over the board, leaving her head spinning, and none of it was erasing her desire to rise on her toes and kiss him.

He tucked a strand of hair behind her ear. Her neck went stiff. She wasn’t going to sink into this. He was a master of manipulation, and she had learned a long time ago she didn’t need that in her life.

His thumb brushed her cheek. “It was cruel. I’m sorry.”

“Did you just admit to being wrong?” It took the last of her restraint to keep the joke in her question and the waver out of it.

He gave a short laugh. “Don’t get used to it.”

She couldn’t help her smile. A couple more inches. A tilt of her head and she’d be leaning on his hand. A shift in another direction and they’d be kissing. She just had to step in and rest her palms on his chest. She licked her lips.

His smile grew and he leaned closer.

She stepped back, breaking all contact and putting several inches between them.

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Since that first crush I’ve gone through second, third, and many others, and in the end I’ve found my one true love.

Do you remember your first love and have you ever wished for/gotten a second chance, or are you better off having moved on? Tell me about it in the comments and be entered to win a copy of Holding Her Close.

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When heartbreak and betrayal define a billionaire playboy’s past, the last thing he needs is to fall for the one woman who can save his company. Holding Her Close is a sexy, contemporary romance about first loves and second chances.

Zach is haunted by ex-girlfriends. The day his fiancée dumped him she also sold her shares of his multi-billion dollar corporation. On top of that, the girl who broke his heart in high school — the only woman he’s never been able to forget — is back in his life. She’s filling his business partner’s head with delusions of recovering from the hostile takeover, and haunting his most vivid fantasies. But he’s got a plan to solve half the problem: one night together and they can put the past behind them.

It’s been years since Rae talked to her high school sweetheart. But running in the same circles — her best friend is his business partner — has caught up to her. Rae is seeing Zach everywhere, including her explicit, rampant imagination. When he proposes a single night together for closure, she hopes it will be just what she needs to move on.

The past and the present intertwine as “Just this once” becomes “Just one more time.” Especially when Rae discovers the solution to Zach’s business problems. Can he trust her enough to risk his heart and livelihood a second time, or will experience convince him to walk away from everything?

Buy Holding Her Close now on Amazon.com

Find Allyson:

Twitter: @AllysonLindt

Goodreads:LINK

Facebook: LINK

Blog: http://allysonlindt.com

 

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About Allyson Lindt

Allyson Lindt is a full-time database developer, and a fuller-time contemporary romance author. She was lucky enough to marry her muse and soul mate. Their cats are their children, and when they’re not spending way too much time gaming, they’re building new worlds together. She loves a sexy happily-ever-after and helping deserving cubicle dwellers find their futures together.