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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ The Mafia And His Obsession: Part 1 by Lylah James

Title: The Mafia And His Obsession Part 1
Series: Tainted Hearts
Author: Lylah James
Genre: Mafia Romantic Suspense
Release Date: July 24, 2018
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
My life only has one purpose, and it’s to protect them—my family.
Whether I fight, maim, or kill the enemy, it makes no difference to me. If have to take a bullet for my family, I would embrace death with a goddamn smile on my face.
When their safety is compromised, I put my life on the line and made a deal with the devil. I never questioned it, not even once…
…Until her.
All it takes is one glance. With her pretty eyes now imprinted on my soul, the foundation my life has been built on is shifting. My loyalty has become hazy, and my life has a new meaning. 
There’s a pull between us that’s undeniable, and a carnal desire that threatens to ruin us both. It has turned me into a man obsessed.
My perfect, well-planned life is now in chaos, and a choice needs to be made.
My family…or my obsession?

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Emilia Part 2 by Lisa Cardiff

Title: Emilia: Part 2
Series: Trassato Crime Family #4
Author: Lisa Cardiff
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: July 24, 2018
Cover Design: Deranged Doctor Design
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
I’m the head of the Masciantonio family. I’m a dangerous, ruthless, unforgiving man, and I know how to fight dirty. 
Fate put Emilia Trassato in my path. I saw a future with her—I saw hope. But she didn’t agree, and I let her walk away. 
Now she’s back, but I’m no longer free to claim her. Yet, the minute our eyes meet I know there’s nothing in this entire goddamn world strong enough to keep me from her. 
She’s the only woman I’ve ever wanted, and I don’t care how many promises I have to break, or how many lives I have to destroy…I’m not letting her go. Not again. 
Because this time…she’s mine.

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COVER REVEAL!!! ~ Listen Pitch by Lani Lynn Vale

Title: Listen Pitch
Series: There’s No Crying in Baseball
Author: Lani Lynn Vale
Genre: Sports Romance
Release Date: October 16, 2018
Cover Model: Jacob Wilson
Photographer: FuriousFotog
Rhys Rivera is the star short-stop for the Longview Lumberjacks. Many know him, even more love him. He has a pretty face, a quick smile, and an air of danger about him that everyone seems to adore.
 
He’s not known as the bad boy of baseball for nothing.
 
It all started with his father, who decided to be a criminal mob boss, then die.
 
Fortunately for his uncle, Rhys wants absolutely nothing to do with the family business and runs before anyone can figure out which way is up.
 
By the time his uncle, the successor to his father’s criminal empire, thinks to look for him, Rhys has made too big of a name for himself to be taken out quietly, and he wants to keep it that way.
 
Fast forward eight years, and Rhys is living life one breath at a time, just waiting for the other shoe to drop. That shoe coming in the form of a nosy neighbor who has no idea just how hot she is in her mail carrier uniform.
 
Her sweet little body and positive outlook on life make him want to laugh at how naïve she is when it comes to the way of the world.
 
The harder he tries to stay away, the weaker he seems to get, until one day he decides to put his morals on hold long enough to satisfy his cravings.
 
One time is all he needs—or so he tells himself.
But then two pink lines change everything, and all of a sudden, he doesn’t have just himself to worry about anymore.

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NEW RELEASE BOOK TOUR!!! ~ Diamond B!tch by Michelle Brown

Title: Diamond B!tch
Series: La Asesina Bonita (Spin-Off Standalone)
Author: Michelle Brown
Genre: Mafia Romance
Release Date: July 10, 2018
Cover Design: Raven Designs
 
They hate me, but they don’t even know who I really am.
They see the diamonds and the person I show to the world.
They don’t know what I’ve lived through and they don’t know me.
But they will.
 
There’s a reason I’m called a bitch.
This is my story. You better pay attention.
Warning: this book will contain triggers and is intended for a mature audience 18+

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COVER REVEAL & EXCERPT!!! ~ Emilia: Part 2 by Lisa Cardiff

Title: Emilia: Part 2
Series: Trassato Crime Family #4
Author: Lisa Cardiff
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: July 24, 2018
Cover Design: Deranged Doctor Design
Publisher: Limitless Publishing
I’m the head of the Masciantonio family. I’m a dangerous, ruthless, unforgiving man, and I know how to fight dirty. 
Fate put Emilia Trassato in my path. I saw a future with her—I saw hope. But she didn’t agree, and I let her walk away. 
Now she’s back, but I’m no longer free to claim her. Yet, the minute our eyes meet I know there’s nothing in this entire goddamn world strong enough to keep me from her. 
She’s the only woman I’ve ever wanted, and I don’t care how many promises I have to break, or how many lives I have to destroy…I’m not letting her go. Not again. 
Because this time…she’s mine.

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Tainted Hearts Boxset by Lylah James

Title: Tainted Hearts Boxset
Series: Tainted Hearts #1-3
Author: Lylah James
Genre: Mafia Romance
Release Date: June 12, 2018
The Tainted Hearts box set brings you the dark tale of a ruthless mafia boss finding his angel…and then waging a war to keep her.

 

He was a man who wasn’t put on this earth to be loved, but to kill. And she was a woman who was nothing more than an object to be used. They weren’t meant to find each other in this dark, cruel world. But they did, and now it’s war because there’s no way in hell he’ll let anyone take her from him.
 
He was feared. 
 
She was hunted. 
 
Together they will fight to win this war.
 
This box set includes Parts 1-3 in The Tainted Hearts series.

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COVER REVEAL!!! ~ Diamond B!tch by Michelle Brown

Title: Diamond B!tch
Series: La Asesina Bonita (Spin-Off Standalone)
Author: Michelle Brown
Genre: Mafia Romance
Release Date: July 10, 2018
Cover Design: Raven Designs

 

They hate me, but they don’t even know who I really am.
They see the diamonds and the person I show to the world.
They don’t know what I’ve lived through and they don’t know me.
But they will.
There’s a reason I’m called a bitch.
This is my story. You better pay attention.
Warning: this book will contain triggers and is intended for a mature audience 18+

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NEW RELEASE + EXCERPT!!! –> Art of Loyalty by Monique Orgeron

Title: Art of Loyalty
Series: A Stern Family Saga #4
Author: Monique Orgeron
Genre: Contemporary Romance w/ Suspense
Release Date: May 24, 2018
Cover Designer: Erica Alexander at Serendipity Formatting
 
In life there are things that will never leave you and loyalty that can never be broken.
As a boy, Vincent Stern suffered abuse that continues to haunt him long after the physical scars have healed.
 
His hatred turned into a need for revenge.
 
That need turned into guilt that would never leave him, creating a darkness in his life, festering and tormenting his mind.
 
But with all his darkness comes light.
 
A woman he never even considered, could one day become his home.
 
Does she possess the ability to save him from himself?
 
Sometimes life makes decisions for you.
 
Isn’t it funny how things turn out when life forces your hand? 
 
In tragedy you do things you would never see yourself doing. 
 
Choices had to be made, even if she was too young to make them.
 
She will never regret those decisions, but she will also never allow herself to dream beyond the life that she has already resigned herself to.
 
Until one night, her life changes and with it, her heart.
 
Can they save each other and find the love they both deserve?

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NEW RELEASE!! ~ Bought by the Badman by Hayley Faiman

Title: Bought by the Badman
Series: Russian Bratva Series
Author: Hayley Faiman
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Release Date: May 21, 2018

Giovanna Rossi was born an Italian Mafia princess, by blood only. Raised to be nothing more than a toy used to satisfy men’s pleasures. She was always available for a price. She never dreamed to hope for anything other than physical relationships. 
 
Aidan O’Neil was once an Irish Prince, next in line to his father’s throne. He grew up to despise what his father stood for. After all, he helped bring the Irish king to his knees. His devotions now lie with the newly formed union between his Irish mob and the Russian Bratva. 
 
An arrangement meant only to release physical tension, turns into so much more—it turns into everything. When a broken prince meets his match in a broken princess, their bond cannot be denied. 
 
*Recommended for readers 18+ due to Language, Violence, and Sexual Content.


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NEW RELEASE!! –> Mafia Princess by Bella J.

Title: Mafia Princess
Series: Royal Mafia Series
Author: Bella J.
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: May 8, 2018
Publisher: Crave Publishing

 

Rules. I’m starting to think I have the natural talent for breaking them. 

I hate rules. Always have. Especially since I had them shoved in my face my entire life.

I didn’t ask to be a Valenti. And I sure as hell didn’t agree to follow all their goddamn rules. 

Yet it’s been years since I broke one of my family’s most cardinal laws. It was a mistake—I know that now. But that’s the thing about mistakes. You never know you’re about to make one until it’s too late.

Unfortunately, every transgression, every wrong decision has a way to demand atonement. No matter if it’s hours, days, or years after. 

I’m still waiting for my past mistakes to exact payment. It’ll come. I know it will. 

But now, while I’m sitting in the interrogation room staring at the sinfully gorgeous Detective Lorik Stone, I can’t help but think about all my family’s rules…

…and how I’m about to break another one.

I was a strong woman. Men hardly ever intimidated me, and seducing me was no easy task. But this man? This man had my attention for nothing more than a few minutes, and already my mind was filled with dirty thoughts and wild fantasies.  

He stepped up to me, his face inches from mine. I felt his warm breath skid across my cheek, and the sensation stormed straight through my body, settling right between my thighs.


As he leaned closer, the warmth of his breath started to stir an array of sensations all through my body. My heart was now jackhammering against my ribs, my throat feeling like the damn desert. 


When he lifted his arm, his gaze never leaving mine, I sucked in a breath. And then he reached behind me, his lips mere inches away, and pushed a button next to my head and said, “Monroe, open the door for Miss Valenti.”


I thought I died. I was dead. I died and collapsed into a giant puddle of pathetic womanhood. 


The click of the door sounded behind me, and I was out of there faster than you could say “what the fuck was that?”


As my heels clicked down the hall, my heartbeat slowly returning to normal, I heard a second pair of footsteps behind me.


“You in town long, Miss Valenti?” 


I took a deep breath, but I didn’t slow down. “You’re the detective, you tell me.”


“I’m guessing no more than a few weeks?”


“Is that you guessing or saying?”


He fell into step next to me. “I’m going to go with guessing.”


I stopped and turned to face him. “You’re good, Detective, I’ll give you that. But let’s say you’re right—and I’m not saying you are—but if I am the daughter of an Italian-American mafia boss, as you suspect I am, you’ve got real balls summoning me down here and then putting me in a damn interrogation room like a criminal. I’d say that wasn’t a very smart move, Detective.”


He studied my face, and I didn’t even blink. Heck, I didn’t even breathe. 


“Are you threatening me, Karina?” Lord help me, but the way my name rolled off his lips was like eroticism on fucking steroids. It was like porn to my ears.


I took a step back and tried to ignore the tingles spreading through my bones like wildfire, and I squared my shoulders. 


“Not at all.” I lifted my voice a single octave. “I’m merely stating that if what you said was true, you just made one hell of a rookie mistake.”


With my words hanging in the air like the threat it was meant to be, I turned on my heel and sashayed my curvy ass out of there. I could feel his eyes on me the entire time, until I exited the building.


The moment I stepped outside, I took a deep breath, letting the fresh air fill my lungs. The feeling that scratched against every bone in my body was too damn familiar. I’d experienced this before, the feeling of a man being able to electrify my body without even touching me. It was unnerving, yet exciting at the same time. But I learned the hard way that this feeling was also powerful enough to bring me to my knees. I promised myself I would never let a man affect me like that again. Too much was at stake, and I already had too many regrets because I gave in to that temptation once. 


But, by God, my body felt like it was on fire just having Detective Stone’s eyes on me. He wasn’t even touching me, or close to touching me, for that matter. There was sweat running down my back, for God’s sake. That was how he managed to affect me within less than twenty-five minutes. 


It was the eyes. It had to be those dark goddamn eyes. Devil eyes, that was what they were. Dark windows into the demonic world where he could make you offer up sweet, innocent little puppies with a single glance. Damn, I was pretty sure he would make you want to toss in a tiny kitten as well, just for good measure.


I exhaled and looked up to the sky. Was this the universe’s way of playing one sick joke on me, showing me no matter how hard I tried to put the past behind me, there was no way of escaping who I was? A woman drawn to the forbidden, charmed by the prospects of breaking rules, and resisting authority by walking on the edge?


No. Not again. Never.

 

All the way from Cape Town, South Africa, Bella J lives for the days when she’s able to retreat to her writer’s cave where she can get lost in her little pretend world of romance, love, and insanely hot bad boys.

Bella J is a Hybrid Author with both Self-Published and Traditional Published work. Even though her novels range from drama, to comedy, to suspense, it’s the dark, twisted side of romance she loves the most.

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