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Thursday, 25 May 2017

VBT, REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY - Evergreen (The Smokey Blues #3) by Emily Mims

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Contemporary Romance

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Thirty-year-old musician Leilani Mahuiki is in Tennessee to find Joe Barstow, the birth father whose bone marrow might save her daughter’s life. She finds Bradley, too, Joe’s adopted son. Against all odds, she and Bradley make wonderful music together, she on the ukulele, he on the banjo. And Bradley is everything else she’s ever wanted in a man.

Bradley wants her, too. But is that enough? He needs a family of his own. Having grown up an outsider, he’s always dreamt of something simple and old-fashioned. No entanglements. No complications. Just mom, dad, and the kids. Not something Leilani can ever offer. She already has the very complications and entanglements that he so desperately wants to avoid, and that are not going away any time soon. And yet, as he and Leilani pull out all the stops to save her daughter’s life, he knows Leilani is the only woman for him. The most beautiful music in the world can sometimes happen when disharmony resolves—and a lonely Tennessee winter can become a tropical paradise.

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“I see.” Bradley thought a minute. “It’s a good deal for them and a good deal for Nalani. But is it really all that good a deal for you? What’s this done to your life, Leilani?”

“My child has three parents raising her and I have an incredible support system in George and Kekoa. And they have an incredible support system in me.”

“But what about the possibility of your ever finding love again? What has this cockamamie arrangement done to that?”

Leilani felt herself bristle. “It’s not cockamamie. It’s working well, thank you very much.”
“If it’s working out so damned well, why are you still single? Is it because your boyfriends are put off by the total and complete weirdness of whole thing?”

Leilani looked at Bradley with disdain. “Actually, this is the first time I’ve given a damn what my boyfriend thought of my totally, completely weird life. This is the first time since Bruce died that I’ve really cared about a man.”

“I didn’t realize.”

“You did, too. I told you a while back that I haven’t been serious about anyone since Bruce died. Congratulations. You’re the first one in ten years. The first damn man I’ve cared about since I put Bruce in the ground. You want to know why I didn’t tell you about Kekoa and George? Because even though I tried to warn you that I couldn’t give you the fifties sitcom family of your dreams, I thought way down deep that maybe you could get past that unrealistic dream a little and look at my admittedly unconventional family and visualize yourself a part of it. I thought that maybe, just maybe, you might come to love me enough to loosen the tight parameters you’ve set up in your mind and think outside that box. But that was damned stupid of me, wasn’t it?”

“Yes, it was,” Bradley said with a snap. “You’ve known from the beginning how I feel and what I want in a family. Unrealistic or no, that’s what I’m looking for. As much as I care about you, I’ll never be able to have that with you. You will always have other loyalties, other allegiances. It will never be just me and mine. I understand that now. I just wish you’d told me earlier. Maybe I wouldn’t have fallen for you the way I did. Maybe I wouldn’t hurt so much tonight.”

“Or maybe you wouldn’t hurt so much if your mind was a little broader,” Leilani snapped.

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5 out of 5 (exceptional)


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This book absolutely blew me away! I needed a really good romance read. One with sweetness, fire, some fight, and some serious love.  I think this book had all those and a good dose of them all too. I appreciated the author's writing and her diving into a deep love story that is anything but traditional. What is traditional love, anyway? 

This book has an incredible cast of characters, male, female, adults and kids. They are all great and all play such an integral part of the story. I really don't think you'd get the full story without them.  Some are bitter, some are loving, and some are full of piss and vinegar.  Either way, they love hard and are fierce protectors. They are a great bunch of characters to read about, from one story to the next. 

If you've followed my reviews at all, you know that it is a really big pet peeve of mine when a story is labeled to be part of a series but is mainly labeled a stand alone, but in reality, the story doesn't fit into that stand alone classification.  Well, this book falls into the idea it's part of a series but is a stand alone. Oh my heavens did this author knock this one out of the park.  The first two stories were not necessary to understand this story or to dive right in.  They truly are stand alone books. Now, I feel I must note that you're going to want to read them all. I haven't read the first two, but if they are anything like book 3, or anything like book 4 sounds to be like, you'll want to read them. I feel like it really was necessary to give credit where credit was due regarding the way that the author chose to write the story. 

Details and descriptions were perfect. In fact, after I finished the story, I sent my husband a text message and told him he needed to take me to Hawaii without our kids. The descriptions are just absolutely beautiful. They make you feel like you're sitting in the sand watching the waves. They really provided me some comfort. 

This is a pretty emotional book. The characters are flawed to the core, they aren't perfect, they have skeletons, and they have worked to be where they are. They have broken relationships and families. I think they are just like me and you. There is no such thing as a "perfect by the book family" but there is such a thing as your own perfect loving family.  What makes something perfect to you might not be perfect to me. This alone makes this story worth reading. It's anything but cookie cutter but is absolutely beautiful. 

I hope I've made you want to read this story. It's such a great read and has such astounding characters. I definitely applaud the author for the work she put into this story. Absolutely marvelous job! 

* A copy of this book was provided to me with no requirements for a review. I voluntarily read this book, and my comments here are my honest opinion. *


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Personal

What do you do when you’re not writing?  
I play four musical instruments well and am learning to play several more.  I play the ukulele in two musical groups and just got back from a ukulele cruise to Mexico.
Do you have a day job as well?  
I’m retired now but I spent 39 years as a public school teacher.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?  
Writing books and playing even more musical instruments.

Writing

How did you choose the genre you write in?  
The genre chose me!  I write romances because that’s what I love to read.
Do you ever experience writer’s block?  
Only when I’m writing the plot.  Once the plot is written, the rest comes easily.
Can you tell us about your challenges in getting your first book published?  
Way back in the early eighties, most of the heroines were very young and virginal.  So I wrote young and virginal and sent it to Candlelight Ecstasy.  They wrote back that they weren’t doing young and virginal any more!  So I wrote them the kind of heroine they were looking for and they bought the second book.  (That virgin never sold!)
Can you tell us about your upcoming book?  
‘Indigo’ is the sequel to ‘Evergreen’.  It’s Timberlynn Barstow’s story.
Is anything in your book based on real life experiences or purely all imagination?  
I play the ukulele and have spent a lot of time in Appalachia and some in Hawaii also.
What was your favourite chapter (or part) to write and why?  
I love doing scenes where my characters are in conflict, the black moment scenes, and the resolution scenes.
Are there certain characters you would like to go back to, or is there a theme or idea you’d love to work with?  
At some point I will revisit the Texas Hill Country characters and tell Wade Baxter and Benny Keller’s stories.
Do you have any advice to give to aspiring writers?  
Don’t listen to the naysayers!  Sit down and write your book.
What has been the toughest criticism you’ve been given as an author?  
My heroines are unkind or unlovable.
What has been the best compliment?  
A lady told me that she gave my book to her daughter because ‘that’s the way sex is supposed to be with the man you love’.
What sort of writing environment do you create? I.e. music or not? Pen and paper or laptop/PC?  
Quiet corner in bedroom, no music, sunshine coming in the window, PC except if I’m working at the lake house, in which case I use a laptop


Author of thirty romance novels, Emily Mims combined her writing career with a career in public education until leaving the classroom to write full time.  The mother of two sons and grandmother of six, she and her husband Charles live in central Texas but frequently visit grandchildren in eastern Tennessee and Georgia.  She plays the piano, organ, dulcimer, and ukulele and belongs to two performing bands.  She says, “I love to write romances because I believe in them.  Romance happened to me and it can happen to any woman-if she’ll just let it.”

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

BLOG TOUR, REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY - The Velvet Chair (Velvet Lies #1) by C.P. Mandara

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The Velvet Chair
by C.P. Mandara
(Velvet Lies #1)
Publication date: February 6th 2017
Genres: Erotica, Romance

Synopsis:
“Oh, darling. You’re going to be so easy to conquer.” His finger reached under my chin and pulled my face back to meet his. “I can’t wait to strip you out of that dress and watch you crawl around my home naked. I’m going to spank that delectable ass with every damn pervertible I can find. Hairbrushes, wooden spoons, spatulas, and I might even try a damn baking sheet. That ass of yours is always going to be prettily pink and perfectly swollen while you’re under my roof.”

My name is Mark Matthews. I own half of London, and the part I don’t own, I’m working on.

Life was all going swimmingly well until Michael Redcliff entered my life, demanding that I marry his daughter. Actually, swap demand for blackmail. He’s got goods on me that I want no one else to see, so for the time being I need to be his little lapdog.

I’ll marry his daughter. I’ll give him all the status, money and power he can handle… for as long as it takes me to get a divorce. You see, I can’t renege on our little arrangement – but she can. I give her a week. One week and she’ll be screaming the place down for her legal counsel.

I am never wrong.

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Well, I can't really said I enjoyed this book. I felt like the beginning of the book was incredibly confusing. As I read I kept trying to go back to reference what was going on. The more I read as it referenced other characters I was then trying to figure out who those characters were or why it felt they played such a major part to the story. It seems that to really appreciate and grasp this story it is necessary to read the other books in the series that seems to have been written alongside this story.  This was my first time reading any books by this author. I definitely felt like a new kid in school trying to make friends and fit in all while not getting all the inside jokes. I think if I took the time to sit down and read all the other stories I'd enjoy this book much more.  Details and descriptions were intense! They definitely set the stage for what was going on. The picture they painted was very vivid and clear. There was no second guessing those details. So for as far as that is concerned I'd absolutely give this book 5 stars.  Whew, this book definitely has some sexiness to it. I'd have to say it's pretty erotic and the scenes are intense. I think it's written very tactfully and the scenes were enjoyable. These scenes kind of have a way to make you escape reality.  I truly wish I could have rated this story much higher. I think the author did a great job writing the story and wrote a very good story. Unfortunately I think it requires some back reading to truly get the entire story and fully enjoy it. If you have the time I'd suggest to check out her other works and then dive into the story, I think you'd definitely enjoy the story. 

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Christina Mandara is a USA TODAY bestselling author and tends to write dark romance with lashings of kinky naughtiness. Her favourite pastime is travelling, and if it involves sun, sea and… sand then it’s all good.

In her spare time she’s usually cuddled up with a good book, exploring the countryside or baking in the kitchen. In fact, she loves her kitchen so much she’s one of few woman who wouldn’t mind being tied to it! Her first and foremost love is writing, however, and more often than not you’ll find her on a laptop spinning tales of romance, erotica or dark, paranormal fantasies.

She’s a big fan of BDSM in all of its glorious forms, and her favourite item in the toy closet (a box simply isn’t big enough) is her riding crop.

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REVIEW TOUR & #GIVEAWAY - The Virgin Cowboy Billionaire's Secret Baby by Lauren Gallagher


Length: 79,000 words

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After retiring at thirty-five, billionaire Matt Coolidge should have it made. Instead, he’s got chronic migraines and high blood pressure. Oh, and during his workaholic years, he completely forgot to have a love life. Now he’s just trying to relax in between arguing with his mother about the fate of the family farm, not to mention his lack of a family of his own.

Then Matt’s childhood best friend, Dara Marley, rolls back into town. Ten years after a stupid argument ended a longtime friendship, they’ve both matured, and it’s time to let bygones be bygones.

Especially since they’re having a baby together.

Thanks to frozen embryos from years ago, Dara’s pregnant… and alone after her husband walked out. She wants her child to have a father, so she’s turning to the most logical place—the biological father, and the man she’s always regretted falling out with.

But with two judgmental families who can’t stand each other, and both Matt and Dara just trying to find their footing, they agree to keep the pregnancy quiet for now. Because somehow, he doesn’t think this flavor of “having a family” will appease his mother…


Excerpt

Dara wasn’t surprised that Matt looked good. She just hadn’t been prepared for how good. Sure, he’d long ago morphed from a gangly kid into a guy who could’ve modeled his way through college, but he wore his thirties better than he had any right to. And she’d been in Los Angeles for the past ten years—she’d seen her share of attractive men.

She shook herself. Was she really ogling Matt? Of course she was. She’d never even entertained the idea of being more than friends with him, but right now, checking him out was easier than watching his expression, because she wasn’t entirely sure how this was going to play out. If he’d talk to her, or if he was a breath away from a “get the fuck out of here”. And if he talked to her, she had some news—and a question—that might yet bring out that “get the fuck out of here”.

Beside her, Beth cleared her throat. “I’ll, um, let you two catch up.” Gesturing at the horse, she added, “Do you want me to put her away for you?”

He glanced at the dapple gray as if he’d forgotten the horse was there at all. “Um… I…”

“I’ll try not to keep you too long,” Dara said. “There’s something I need to talk to you about. And I figured it would be best to do it in person.”

His eyes widened a little further. “Oh. Um.” He glanced at his horse. “I should really—”

“I’ve got her. Go.” Beth gestured at other end of the barn. “You’re welcome to use my office.”

Matt hesitated. “Sure. Thanks.” He took a step toward Dara, but paused. To his sister, he said, “I think we need to bring Whiskey and Lady in. They both look like they’re going to foal any minute.”

Beth nodded. “I’ll take care of them too. Go.”

“What about—”

“Go.”

Matt glanced at the horse, then nodded and gestured for Dara to come with him.

As they walked, she checked out their surroundings. The barn was bigger now—the loft was new, and Dara could’ve sworn the aisle hadn’t been quite that long before. There definitely hadn’t been quite so many stalls. For that matter, the aisle had been packed dirt before, and it was smooth concrete now, and lined with gleaming metal-edged white cedar doors. No bars on the doors, of course—neither Matt nor Beth would’ve allowed that.

This place had changed so much, and yet in a lot of ways, it still felt the same. Just being here screwed with her balance. She’d been back in Aspen Mill for two weeks, staying with her parents in her childhood home until she’d moved into a rental house across town, but it was this place that took her breath away. Coming back to the Coolidge farm was, more than anyplace else she’d been recently, like coming home. It was like she’d never left, and at the same time, like she’d been away for far too long.

Which may have had less to do with the building and more to do with the man walking silently beside her.

It shouldn’t have felt this surreal to walk next to Matt. They’d been friends since they were little kids. And it wouldn’t have felt this surreal if ten years hadn’t passed since they’d last seen each other, and that wouldn’t have happened if she hadn’t been a goddamned idiot back then.

But she had been, and she couldn’t change it. All she could do now was hope to God he wasn’t just being polite.

At the end of the barn, he stopped in front of a door marked Private. He pulled a set of keys from his pocket and unlocked the door, then gestured for her to go inside.

Wasn’t this place a blast from the past? She’d been in here plenty of times as a kid, and like the rest of the barn, it was both radically different and exactly the same.

Two walls were covered from floor to ceiling by awards. The trophy case she remembered—a small china cabinet with a modest collection of local trophies—had been replaced by a much bigger one, and it was exploding with silver cups and platters, as well as glass and acrylic awards.

The desk was the same, though the ratty chairs had been replaced with much nicer ones. Behind the desk, there was a huge photo on the wall that had been there for years. It was a little faded now, with some dust on the glass and the frame, but it had aged well. It must’ve been taken when Matt was four or five. Definitely no older than six. He and his two siblings sat in a row on the back of their grandfather’s prized stallion, all gap-toothed grins and bowl-cut hair on top of that elegant coal-black horse.

Behind them, Matt shut the door with a quiet click. Dara steeled herself, her heart pounding and her palms sweating—she’d been dreading this conversation ever since she came back to Aspen Mill, and now there was no escaping. Willing her stomach to stay where it belonged, she faced him.

Matt took off his baseball cap, revealing some silver at his temples. He was a little young to be going that gray, but wow.

Staring at her, he swallowed. “I still can’t… Is that…is that really you?”

She smiled, trying like hell not to get her hopes up. “In the flesh.”

“Holy shit.” He stepped closer, threw his arms around her and hugged her tight. “I can’t believe how long it’s been.”

Her eyes stung, but she forced the emotions back. He didn’t need to see her fall apart quite yet. “It’s been way too long.”

“Yeah. It has.” He let her go, and when he met her eyes, his were unreadable. Even if he was happy to see her, his guard was up. Not that she blamed him.

“So, um.” She cleared her throat, loosely folding her arms to keep from fidgeting too much. “When did you come back to Aspen Mill?”

“Last year. I retired early.”

“Really?” She smiled despite her nerves. “I didn’t think you’d ever slow down.”

“I didn’t either. But I, uh, didn’t really have much choice. Another year or two in that place probably would’ve killed me. Literally.”

She blinked. “That bad?”

He nodded. “One of my business partners had a heart attack, and I was pretty much asking to be next.” With a shrug, he added, “So I decided it was time to get out.”

“Wow. So, what are you doing these days, then?” She gestured toward the rest of the barn. “Besides riding, I mean?”

“That’s about it, to be honest. And helping Beth around the farm.” He shrugged again. “I needed some time off, I guess. More than I thought I did, apparently.”

“Is it helping? I mean, are you doing—”

“Dara, what’s going on?” He studied her. “I haven’t seen you in ten years, and suddenly we need to talk?” His voice was gentle, with no trace of hostility. “I’m pretty sure you didn’t stop by to discuss my health.”

She gulped. “Okay. Yeah. There is something. I…” …severely underestimated how hard it would be to talk to you about this. “It’s…” She couldn’t stand still, and she couldn’t look him in the eye anymore, so she started pacing across the well-worn, dusty red rug that had been there since the dawn of time.

After a long, uncomfortable silence, he asked, “Is everything okay?”

Not really, no.


4 out of 5 (very good)


The Virgin Cowboy Billionaire's Secret Baby has GOT to be one of the longest book titles I've ever seen! And it does, in fact, give you the synopsis of the whole book. Matt and Dara were best friends, but things changed when they grew up. They ended up going their separate ways, and for ten years, they never spoke. Now, Dara's life is in mayhem, so she has returned home to be near her parents. Matt has also returned home, to be near to his family and for health reasons. So you just know that these two will bump into each other very soon.

The chemistry between these two sparks once they actually make a move. It is easy to see that without that first move being made, neither of them would have thought of the other in that particular way. Which makes this a very interesting read as their feelings start to change. I was also glad to see 'the mothers' put into their places by both Matt and Dara as a united front. That was definitely overdue!

This is an easy read, with low angst. Well written, with no editing or grammatical errors that disrupted my reading flow, I would recommend this to anyone wanting an easy Sunday afternoon read.

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Author Bio

Lauren Gallagher is an abnormal romance writer who has recently been exiled from the glittering utopia of Omaha, Nebraska, to an undisclosed location in South America. Along with her husband, a harem of concubines, and a phosphorescent porcupine, she remains, as always, in hiding from the Polynesian Mafia. For the moment, she seems to have eluded her nemesis, M/M romance author L.A. Witt, but figures L.A. will eventually become bored with the wilds of Spain and come looking for her. And when that time comes, Lauren will be ready. Assuming L.A. doesn't have her hands full keeping track of Lori A. Witt and Ann Gallagher, which she probably will. 

Website: http://www.gallagherwitt.com
E-mail: gallagherwitt@gmail.com
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Monday, 22 May 2017

BLOG TOUR, EXCERPT & #GIVEAWAY - Beltway Betrayers by Taylor Marsh





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Beltway Betrayers
by Taylor Marsh
Publication date: May 12th 2017
Genres: Adult, Psychological Thriller


Synopsis:

There’s a secret.
A woman is heard whimpering in a parking garage.
A dark side to the powerfully rich is exposed.
And Alex Gantry is at the center of it all.
After several frightening events that shook Alex’s world, things have settled down.
So it seems…
Elite life coach, Alex Gantry, is enjoying her new life in the Washington, D.C. Beltway.
T.J. Gale, who’s part greenpreneur, part leader of a quick-strike unit of former military and intelligence professionals, has set her heart aflame.
Alex and T.J. are in love.
Enter Jett Spence, a man who once was part of T.J.’s world but who is now an unknown, because no one can tell whose side he’s on.
Two thousand miles away in Hollywood, Alex’s old haunts, the powerful producer Brian Marks is falling apart because he’s lost her. The woman he never thought would leave him is now in the bed of a younger man.
In New York City, T.J.’s ex-wife, Lisa, is looking to get even with the woman she thinks destroyed her marriage. Her vengeful father Davin Dalaney is eager to help because T.J. is no longer willing to ignore his criminal profits.
Brian is intent on getting Alex back.
Lisa wants to make her pay.
And T.J. is attempting to keep her safe.
Alex believes she can take care of herself, but being with T.J. has taught her it’s not always that simple.
From the Washington, D.C. Beltway to Los Angeles, California, the stakes couldn’t be higher.

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“Hey, you were protecting her. She should understand that.”
“Yeah, I thought so too, but guess again. Alex knows how to shoot a gun, and she has been around dangerous men before. She feels like she doesn’t need a man to help her make it through life.”
“Sounds like someone got a real reaming. I feel for you, man.”
“I’m still looking for pieces of my ass; she tore me a new one.”
Malcolm laughed.
“Appreciate the support, buddy,” T.J. said.
“Hey, you know I learned the hard way, too. Cost me the best woman I’ve ever had. I kept the job from her to keep her safe, protected. But she dropped me like a bad memory when she found out that I had lied to her about everything: who I was, where I worked, my entire life. We tried, but she couldn’t get past it.”
“Yeah, and you haven’t had two dates with the same woman since.”
“It’s the work, my man. It’s not conducive to a relationship.”
“Bullshit. It’s us. We’re adrenaline junkies with control issues who need to open our damn eyes and quit treating women differently than we would any man in the same situation.”
“I hear you, but – ”
“No buts, my friend. If Alex had held out on me in a similar situation, afraid to tell me the truth about something, I would have been pissed as hell. You can’t tell me you’d have felt any different,” T.J. said.
“We’re not girls.”
“Yeah, and neither is Alex. She’s a pro who unpacks people’s lives for a living. So being with a man who treats her like a child, now how sexy is that?”
“When you put it like that.”
“We have shit relationships and lousy women in our lives because we don’t trust them like we do men.”
“Hey, Dr. Phil, I think you’ve got something there. You’re suffering from post-divorce stress disorder.”
T.J. started laughing.
“True that, but I’m also making the same mistakes that Phyllis has called me on a thousand times. After dad died, I worried a lot about her. I wasn’t crazy about Ben Cates when he showed up. I let her know it, too. I kept checking up on her and asking details about them, where they were going. When I called and she was in Europe with him, I accused her of being disrespectful of my father for not waiting longer. Shit, she had nursed him through the most awful chemo treatments and innumerable surgeries. She spent years of her life taking care of him.”
“Rough times, man.” He’d been there with T.J.
“I started acting like a man possessed. Phyllis finally had to cut me off for a while, quit talking to me, blocked my calls. And when I showed up in New York at the penthouse, I got into a screaming match with Ben, who wanted no part of it.”
“Alex will come around, just like Phyllis.”
“I sure as hell hope so because everything she said to me is true, though I couldn’t admit it at first. You think you’re evolved, you know, a man who treats women as equals. Then you meet a woman who is the walking embodiment of the term and it stops you dead.”
“We went through the same thing here, remember?”
“Yeah, I do.”
“So, as long as we’re on the subject, what does she know about LSS?”
“That it’s an international environmental company with global security imperatives,” T.J. said.
“Is that on our business cards?”
“Actually, we got into a conversation over it today.”
“Was that before or after you blew her mind over Marks?” Malcolm asked.
“After.”
“You’re a masochist.”

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Taylor Marsh writes smart, arousing romance while deciphering world events. She lives in the Beltway area of Washington D.C.

“Beltway Betrayers,” Book 2 of The Beltway Series, will be out in May 2017 and Book 3 of this series will be out in the fall.

She is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly. Taylor is the author of two traditionally published non-fiction books, “The Hillary Effect,” and her memoir, “The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen.”

Taylor was profiled in The Washington Post and The New Republic for her coverage of Hillary Clinton during the 2008 Democratic primary season. She became a contributor to The Huffington Post in 2006, and has written for Washington, D.C.’s The Hill, as well as for U.S. News & World Report and for Z√≥calo Public Square in Los Angeles, among others. As a seasoned entertainer, communicator and speaker, Taylor has also been interviewed by The Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera Media Network, The New York Times, BBC, CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, among other outlets.
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