Happy 40th, John!!! Here is to 40 more!

Today, my husband turns the Big 4-0! I figured I should give him a shout out for the milestone! We celebrated John’s birthday this weekend in style by heading off to New Orleans with no kids. It was a great time and I believe John will be writing about it later this week. Thanks to Mamaw and Papaw as well as Aunt Courtney and Uncle Matt for babysitting for the weekend!

Today, we have to go about our normal day to day routine but we will celebrate as a family at home with some good food, a few decorations and of course some sweets!

For those of you that know me, I don’t dole out compliments or praise easily but I should tell John more what a great husband and father he is…..so today, I am going to tell him why I am thankful for having him in our lives!
1. You gave me two beautiful boys that I can’t imagine life without.
2. You listen to me, you listen to our boys, you listen to family and friends, you really listen and
remember what everyone tells you. You are a good shoulder to lean on.
3. You put us first…always. You are the only partner in a law firm that I know that comes home everyday
at 5 to make dinner, hang out, play and connect as a family.
4. When life gets tough, you don’t cut and run. You admit your faults, mistakes and try to grow from
them all.
5. And lastly, you handle me with more patience and understanding than any other person in my life has
over the years. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate it!

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Ok, that is enough of the mushy stuff from me. Not really my cup of tea but I will say one last time…

Happy 40th John!  We love you!

Cover Reveal for Entice from Author Rachel Van Dyken

 

 

Release Day : May 13, 2014

From #1 New York Times Bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken comes the third book in the bestselling Eagle Elite Series…

“As burns this saint, so burns my soul. I enter alive, and I will have to get out dead.”

Chase Winter let the love of his life slip through his fingers and into the hands of his best friend and mafia boss of the Abandanato family. Now that he’s been given a second chance to right a wrong–he refuses to let his own selfishness stand in the way. The only problem? He’s not fully in possession of his heart, so when Mil De Lange, the girl who’s innocence he stole, and heir to the worst of the worst mafia families in the US, asks him for a favor. He actually says yes, not realizing that that one yes has the power to destroy them all.

Mil’s been in love with Chase as long as she can remember, but as the years went by, the love turned to hate, and now that he’s agreed to help her, she’s wondering if she made a fatal error. Because Chase isn’t a teenager anymore. He’s a hot blooded male, bent on owning every part of her body and soul, and willing to kill anyone in his path who dares stand in the way.

It’s time for secrets to finally be revealed…but make no mistake, it’s going to take a lot of bloodshed for those truths to be discovered.

You’ve never read a New Adult Mafia story like this before…loyalties will be tested, lovers reunited, and friendships obliterated. Welcome to the Family. Blood in–No out.
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Rachel Van Dyken is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances. When she’s not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.
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Excerpt:
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I checked the time on my cell and leaned against the wall. The desert heat was not in any way helping my already-tense mood and irritated disposition. A guy walked by, flicking his cigarette into the dirt. Note to self: you know you’re tense as hell when you’re halfway tempted to grab said cigarette and suck the nicotine dry from the remains.
And I didn’t even smoke.
Shhhit.
My head hurt, my muscles were sore, and Trace was pissed. I closed my eyes and leaned back against the building.
“Hey there.” A flirty voice interrupted my self-inflicted torture session. I opened one eye, then two. A blond-haired girl in six-inch heels and something I can only assume at one point use to be a shirt, hanging over her shoulder, walked into my personal space. Her shirt-dress thing barely met her thighs.
“Yes?” I kept my sunglasses on. If I took them off and glared, she’d probably run screaming down the street, and I wasn’t into scaring females… at least not in that way. I knew I looked downright pissed as hell.
“Just thought you looked lonely.” She lifted her shoulder and offered a teasing smile. Did that really work on other guys?
“You thought wrong,” I said simply. “I’m holding the wall up like Samson.”
“Samson?” She looked around as if waiting for another man to appear.
“From the Bible,” I clarified.
“The what?”
“Gotta love Vegas,” I muttered under my breath. “Look, I don’t want any.”
“Any what?” She ran a manicured nail down my chest, biting down on her lip at the same time. I could only imagine her point was to get me to stare at her lips, but all I felt was irritation. Damn Chase and Mil. I just wanted to go to bed, but I needed to talk with him before tomorrow.
“Sex.” My voice clipped. “I. Don’t. Want. Any.”
“But” She twirled a piece of blond- hair in her fingers.
“I’m gay.”
“Right.” She snorted.
“I’m into men.”
“Oh really?” She closed the distance between us. Just as I was ready to seriously put my hands on her and push, I felt an arm wrap around my shoulder.
“Hey there, hot stuff.” Tex said in a low voice as his hand grabbed my ass, cupping it with a little too much enthusiasm. “You ready?”
I ground my teeth together and forced a smile. “Yup.”
“Oh…” The girl stepped back. “Um, sorry, you guys, uh, enjoy your night.” She pushed past Tex so fast I was afraid she was going to teeter off her heels and get hit by a taxi.
“Tex.” I seethed.
“Hmm?” He took off his sunglasses and tilted his head as the girl hurried away.
“You can take your hand off my ass now.”
“Why? Afraid you like it too much?”
I pushed against him.
“Just embrace your feelings!” He shouted, earning the attention of a family walking by with their two little kids.
I grabbed him by the front of his shirt and threw him few feet away from me, trying my damnedest not to smile.
“Admit it. You keep me around for comic relief.” Tex nodded with a smirk.
“I admit nothing.” I lost the war against smiling and started laughing. “But I do keep your ass away from Campisi, so remember that next time you start yelling about me being your lover.”
“True.” Tex grinned. “Oh, and P.S., don’t knock it till you try it.”
“P.S.,” I repeated in the same voice. “Still pissed at you for screwing over my sister.”
“Yeah well.” Tex sobered. “It’s for the best.”
“Breaking her heart and bringing in whores is what’s best for her?”
Tex lifted his hands into the air. “Look, I didn’t say my methods were sound or that they were intelligent, just let us deal with it, okay? We’re big kids.”
“Kids.” I snorted. “That about sums it up.”
A town car pulled up next to the curb. Chase got out and then held out his hand to Mil. My eyes narrowed; she looked different. Happier.
Her mom had just died, and she’d survived a bombing.
And she was smiling like the Taliban had just declared world peace.
Chase gripped her so tight that I saw the white of his knuckles.
I tilted my head, still watching them when Tex said. “Dude, you get laid?”
“Tex,” I snapped. “Go get something for their luggage.”
“But
“Go.”
Tex flipped me off, but ended up jogging over to the main entrance while I inspected both Mil and Chase. “I’m not saying this to be an ass
“Here we go.” Mil crossed her arms.
Chase waited.
I licked my lips and tried to appear indifferent. “But if you guys start screwing each other now, I may have to shoot one or both of you. It’s not the time to play house, got it?”
“Play house,” Chase repeated in a deadpan voice as he dipped his free hand into his back pocket, most likely clenching a pair of brass knuckles.
“I know it’s your honeymoon,” I continued. “But this [P1] little scenario you’ve got going on with the whole hot and cold is going to have to wait until everyone’s safe. So Chase, keep it in your pants for once in your life, and Mil, stop trying to seduce the poor kid, alright? It’s like dangling a damn fry in front of a seagull.”
“Who’s a fry?” Tex asked, pulling the luggage cart with him.
“Mil.”
“Are we eating dinner or something? Because I have to admit,” Tex leaned against the cart, “I’m freaking starving.” He eyed Chase and Mil. “Then again, I’m sure you both are too. All those extracurricular really take it out of ya.”
Chase took off his sunglasses, his face twisting in irritation and annoyance, no smile. Nothing. He was pissed.
“Chase,” I said slowly. “You know I’m right. You’re the best I have. I need your focus to be on The Family. Your family. Then you can screw all you want, okay?”
Mil looked like she wanted to punch me in the face. Chase took a step forward, but she stopped him.
“Good talk.” I exhaled. “Chase, I’ll see you down in the bar in a half-hour, okay? We have business to discuss. Mil, you can go find the girls. They’re having dinner out by the pool.”
Nobody moved.
After a few seconds of tense silence where I was pretty sure Chase was trying to convince himself not to strangle me to death, Tex cleared his throat and pointed to the luggage. “You guys need help, then?”
“Yeah,” Chase croaked. “Thanks.”
We loaded them up and sent them on their way.
“Tell me,” Tex asked once we were walking back toward the bar. “Is your only goal to see how far you can push Chase before he kills you in your sleep?”

Book Review: The Proposition Part 3 by HM Ward….I’m still reeling….

10151205_724588084246953_846430087_nI don’t get it.  I don’t understand it.  But HM Ward gets me every time.  She sucks me in and leaves me wanting more.  I couldn’t get enough of Prop 3 and was turning the pages at the end hoping that it wouldn’t end.  HM Ward is a brilliant story teller and some how has turned serials into an art form.

Prop 3 starts right where Prop 2 left off with Hallie and Maggie dealing with the murder that was witnessed and things taking a huge turn for Hallie.  I believe this is pivotal point in Hallie’s evolution as a character.  It hardens her and strengthens her at the same time.  There is no going back from where she has gone and she knows it.  What will be the ramifications?

Bryan calls in his proposition and there is some explosive sex scenes between the two.  We witness Brian’s softer side with Hallie toward the end of the book.  We also get a bit more information on Brian’s condition and his pill popping.  We don’t find out much but you realize that there is something truly wrong  with Bryan and he isn’t even sharing the information with his cousin Jon.

What you leave Part 3 with is a whole lot of anguish for these two characters.  Will we finally figure out their backstory? Will they finally be honest with each other?  And will their current actions and agendas bring them together or destroy them?

Once again, I am left hanging until Prop 4 comes out next month!

Another 5 star by HM Ward.  I received an ARC for an honest review.

Book Review: Craving Him by Kendall Ryan

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Craving Him is a continuation of Ben Shaw and Emmy Clarke’s story from Kendall Ryan’s Working It. I absolutely loved Working It! The book took my breath away in parts and the storyline moved along quickly. Craving Him gave Ben and Emmy the HEA we were all wanting.

Ben is a supermodel that every woman fantasizes about but he only has eyes for Emmy, his sweet, curvy Southern Belle. Problem is that at the end of Working It, Ben and Emmy are going to piece back together their broken relationship. I don’t want to ruin Working It but the curveball from that book has ramifications seen through 3/4 of Craving Him. I would argue that you need to read Working It first.

Emmy and Ben run through the gamut of relationship problems in this book and it is fantastic to see Ben willing to fight for what he wants and needs….Emmy. Emmy has a hard time dealing with how different their lifestyles are and is not sure she can handle all the baggage that comes with Ben. She opens herself time and time again but ends up being hurt.

Without her best friend and roommate, Ellie, Emmy never would have survived Craving It. Quite honestly, Ellie was my favorite character in this book. She delivered some awesome one liners.

“Oh boy, this douche canoe again….”
“Vodka? Chocolate? A blowtorch to fry his balls? What do you need?”

I can’t wait to see what fireworks happens between Ellie and Bray in the next book. Kendall Ryan never disappoints. Every book she writes, I enjoy.

Book Review: Provoke by Missy Johnson…unexpected plot twist

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book was definitely a 4 1/2 stars!

This book made me rapidly blink numerous times. I couldn’t believe the twist the story took. It was so unexpected. I read the teasers and was curious. I contacted Missy and she sent me a copy. I was delighted! Lately, I have been venturing into some books with darker story lines and this one fit the bill.

Provoke starts off fast with Mace and Leeta who seem to be in a solid relationship that is both loving and nurturing. Leeta is a prosecutor and seems to be the consummate good girl. The only time she has deviated from the straight and narrow is Mace. Mace is the son of famous (and behind bars) gangland killer. His brother is also in prison for various crimes. Mace seems relatively clean and on the right side of the law. He owns a repair shop and seems to love Leeta with his whole heart. Their chemistry is through the roof and you enjoying reading their scenes. The worst part is you are inevitably waiting for the ball to drop because you know the happily ever after can’t start so early in the book.

When Leeta discovers Mace’s huge secret, it is mind blowing. You are left speechless. I was so torn up and couldn’t decide whether to love or hate Mace. The reader will totally empathize with Leeta. I didn’t see the plot twist coming. I can usually smell them a mile away but not this time. Well done, Missy! A quote from Mace sums it up:

This was so much bigger than her and me, and I wasn’t going to apologise for that. The thought of hurting her in any way tore me up inside, but I wasn’t going to back down on this.

The situation is messy and I was glad to have both Leeta and Mace’s POV. The book wouldn’t have worked without both. I felt horrible for Mace because he clearly isn’t a bad guy but he has a very screwed up family and his secret is killing him. He never wanted to lie to Leeta but he was trying to do the right thing.

The book is not very long but still is extremely fast paced. I stayed up really late and read it in one day which I need to stop doing but the storyline just grabbed me. I really wish it had been longer and quite honestly, I am hoping that she is going to write Cash (Mace’s brother) story. Read this book, dark storyline with some steamy romance.

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The Mini Mid-life crisis

In any father’s life, a man faces an inevitable event that can push him over the edge of logic and reason.  As a father of 2 boys that are about to embark on the facets of youth requiring one boy to head one way for a soccer practice and another boy to head another way for a baseball game on a Saturday morning, I and my (wife) recently realized that my action packed 1999 Acura Integra is just not equipped for transporting one, let alone both of the boys.   See?

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Cool (in 2001), but small.  Especially when you are already toting an empty paint can, some unopened Christmas decorations, and other useless needed junk stuff.

I mean it will be hard to give all this up.

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But sometimes you just gotta do what you gotta do.

So my lovely wife gave me almost complete full range to get just about any car I want.  Now she knows me well enough to know that although we could theoretically get a third mortgage on our home to get my dream car of an Aston Martin Vanquish,

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I’d never do that.

And living in the city of DC, as in the noted pics above for the Integra, little accidents happen all the time.  So I wanted something nice, but not too nice.  I love the Honda/Acura brands.  Aside for one vehicle, I’ve only owned them my whole life.  Even forced my wife into one.  But we already have a Pilot and apparently it is a (insert air quotes here) faux pas to own two of the same make/model vehicle (unless it’s a BMW, then its ok).  So getting a 2nd Pilot is out.  And Honda has no other SUV bigger than the Pilot.  The only option would be a minivan, and well, it’s a minivan.

So I’d try the Toyota Sequoia.  The $60K+ Toyota Sequoia.  Sure bigger, very bog.  But honestly, the bells and whistles on the inside were few and far between.  So I purchase a car, a big car, that will get beat up in the city without the amenities I want for $60K?  Really?

Then I tried the GMC line.  I looked at the Buick something, but from my childhood, Buick is just old, so I had to pass.  I tried the GMC Yukon with the Denali trim.  It was quite nice.  And I would hope so for $65K+.  It had the bells, the whistles, the trumpets, the French horns, the bassoons, the flutes, and all of the other wind instruments that I can’t think of right now.  It even had the ability to warm or cool your seats.  Sweet action to say the least.  But two problems on this one.  1) My father-in-law drives a GMC Yukon.  2) Its still $65K+.

So that leaves me with little to no options.  So I test drive the Honda Odyssey.  And, a week later after letting the wife and boys check it out, I became a minivan driver.  A 2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite

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And do I feel less of a man, nope.  And why?  Because a real man knows that a vehicle that allows you to get into a car, without having to put your kids in (they can do it by themselves), is a blessing for day-to-day life.  And we saved over $20K!

Plus, when 50 rolls around for me, that Aston Martin Vanquish still will look just as fine.

I have this friend who is ridiculously talented…..

We all have them.  Friends and family in our lives who put us to shame with how creative they are and with all of their creative endeavors.  The items they produce are amazing.  I generally have great ideas but I don’t necessary have the skills to implement most of them.  Well, if I am being honest, I don’t have the patience for it either.  I can admit, I like instant gratification and being creative takes some hard work, patience and perseverance.

My friend Karen is one of these ridiculously talented people.  I met her at work and couldn’t believe at how “hands on” she was with projects in her home.  Now, I am not just talking about small creative projects like knitting, I am talking about redoing whole rooms in a house.  She and her husband are a talented duo.  I guess that is what happens when you move around a lot which they did with the military.

Karen was born in Dallas, Texas in 1970.  She spent most of her childhood in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas.  The towns she grew up in made my hometown of Hickory look like a metropolitan area.  The one thing that stands out about her tales of childhood is how many of them revolved around finding a way to create whatever it is that she or her family needed.  Clearly, money was tight and her family had to rely on their hands and minds to make what they needed and wanted.

I admire that more than she can ever know.  That is a skill set I have long been envious of and I honestly wish I had half her skills.  She always tells me that I am more than capable but maybe in my current life state (two small boys in the house), it isn’t the best time to push into taking on new DIY endeavors.  So with that being said, I come up with ideas and Karen is my hands.  She has time and she doesn’t like to be idle.  Her daughter is grown and she is always looking for projects, like this one.

My dining room chairs needed a refresh.  They were cream.  Yuck and not so good for lil’ ones.  Our dining room was drab and hadn’t been touched.  We ignored it because of all of our other remodeling projects in our house.  Once I picked out fabric, Karen started taking the chairs apart one at a time.  City living doesn’t allow for me to unload all 8 chairs at her house.  We went one by one!

Here are some before shots of the chairs from our dining room.

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 Step 1: To start the recovering process Karen had to take the old fabric off.  Karen pulled the piping out which was hot glued, and used needle nose pliers to remove the glue that remained on the chair frame being very careful to not mare the wood.

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Step 2: Under the glue are scads of staples holding the back fabric in place.  Karen removed these with an upholstery staple remover and pliers (which took forever and being careful not to mare the wood).

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Step 3:  After pulling all the staples, the back fabric and the foam can be removed. Karen saved the back fabric to use as a pattern and reused the foam.

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Step 4:  Karen removed the plethora of staples holding the exterior back fabric.  Yes more staples and still being careful not to mare the wood.  She also saved this fabric and used it as a pattern.

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Step 5:  Karen turned over the chair and removed the 4 screws that hold the seat cushion on.  Finally, all the fabric was gone.  Phew!!!!

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Step 6:  Karen always tries to do a rough fit of the new fabric before stapling.

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Step 7: This is the piping before Karen sewed or glued it in.

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Step 8:  Karen stapled the seat fabric on the bottom and replaced the screws.  Karen stapled the exterior back fabric (navy print), replaced the foam and stapled the back fabric (oatmeal linen).

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Step 9:  Karen cut 1 1/2 inch strips of the navy print fabric and sewed it around cording to make the piping.  Then, Karen hot glued the piping between the back fabric and the wood frame to cover the staples.

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The final product was amazing!

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I am really pleased with the finished product.  I can say with all honesty that I don’t love my dining room set but it is what it is, right?!  John and I purchased it right after buying the house from JC Penney’s (yep, strange I know) and it was a good deal and we were looking for seating and storage.  It is definitely not my style now but what I can say for it, it is practical and I don’t give two hoots if the kids kick it, bump it or scratch it!  We didn’t spend a lot on it and it has really been used.

Karen’s upholstery update helped tremendously!  For those of you haven’t visited us, row house living is long and narrow and you have to walk through our dining room a million times a day because the kitchen is behind it.  The new fabrics are more durable, easier to clean and definitely a bit more modern than the old fabric!

So here are some before and afters.  Excuse my camera skills, I am clearly in need of some lessons!

This pic was taken when John was touring the house and thinking about buying.

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This pic was taken after we bought the dining room set but didn’t want to really do anything else to the room.  In the background, the kitchen remodel was finished and that was a huge undertaking.

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This is our current dining room.  Yep, we painted and went lighter.  We don’t get a whole lot of light in our row house so French Linen by Benjamin Moore is our new color throughout our entire main living floor.  Also, you may notice in the kitchen that we are missing window treatments.  Karen is working on roman shades for those windows and I will be posting her DIY for that project as well.

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Karen also made us a lovely runner out of the leftover material!  Isn’t she so useful!  Man, I am glad she is my friend!

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Yep, she made the curtains too!  Ignore the terrible picture.  Seriously, I need some lessons.  Anyone, Anyone?! These curtains are lovely, fun and vibrant.

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Yep, I love Karen and not just for her mad skills.  She is a good friend.  She listens.  We laugh.  We talk endlessly.  And we just get each other.  I hope you all have a Karen in your life.  Everyone needs one!

Book Review: Teresa Mummert’s Pretty Little Things

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

So, this was my first foray into Teresa Mummert’s books and it will definitely not be the last. From the teasers provided, it seemed like we might have a little Flowers in the Attic going on in this book (funny enough, she even mentions it in the book. The killer about this book is we only get pieces of the back story as the chapters unfold. It is unnerving and ridiculously smart. It hooks you in and makes you not put down the book. You never know the whole story but just enough to suck you right back in. The story is dark and creepy at times and keeps you on the edge of your seat. It is worth reading this book in one seating.

Annabel and Colin are able to start a new life – new family, new house, new school. Colin is older and works with his dad. He is an extremely over-protective “big brother”. He also is a bit scary and seems to use his domineering personality to get what he wants (it is downright scary at times). Anna is still in high school and seems to be able to live in the every day instead of in their past. She wants to be free and you are really not sure what that entails and why she feels she can’t have her freedom. She doesn’t take crap from Collin and seems to see right through him. She also has a relationship with Jake and she sees him as the only person who really knows the real her.

Pretty early on, you know there is something up between Collin and Annie The sexual tension oozes of the page. It is downright hot because it seems like it should be forbidden between the two siblings. The forbidden want and desire between them. It was intense. You can’t decide who is going to act on their feelings or if anything at all would happen. The tension between the two is palpable not only in the present storyline but in the past history that pops up here and there. I couldn’t wait for the explosion to happen between the two.

I highly recommend this book. I enjoyed the darker plot line. I am adding all of Teresa Mummert’s books to my must read list!

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Can you help Caisey Quinn out? Goodreads contest and book trailer!

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GOODREADS LINK: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20723588-last-second-chance

BOOK SUMMARY: 

When Stella Jo Chandler gets an offer to work at the Second Chance Ranch celebrity rehab facility right after graduating from Texas A&M, she’s tempted to turn it down. She wants to help real people with real problems, not spoiled celebrities going on vacation for publicity. But growing up on her family’s ranch left her with a love of horses that draws her to the opportunity. How bad can babysitting a bunch of strung out celebrities be?

What she didn’t count on was being roped into a tangled mess with infamous rocker and three-time rehab drop out Van Ransom on her first day. And she sure didn’t expect to feel the overwhelming attraction that pulls her to the man who has more issues than she can count on both hands. Like the hotel rooms and tour buses he’s famous for trashing, the havoc he could wreak on Stella’s heart would be irreparable.

Van isn’t at Second Chance for publicity or because he’s suffering from “exhaustion”. He’s on the brink of destruction, and he needs the kind of help Stella isn’t sure she can give. But without her, he’ll lose everything. Because he’s on his last second chance.

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Cover Reveal for Out of Mind by Jen McLaughlin

I can’t tell you how excited I am about this book!  Jen is one of my absolute favorite authors and Finn is the perfect book boyfriend!  Out of Mind is the last book in the Out of Line Series.  After the ending in the second book Out of Time, Out of Mind has been at the top of my TBR list!  So without further adieu, here is the Cover for Out of Mind!

Out of Mind is set to release on April 29th!

BOOK SUMMARY:

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Reaching for sunlight…
Finn survived the ambush and came home to me, but in his head, the battle is still raging. He’s falling apart and I’m trying my best to pick up the pieces of him, to find the us we used to be. I love him as much as I ever did, but love isn’t enough to fix this. I thought telling my father about our relationship would be the hardest thing we’d ever have to face. I was wrong.
Lost in shadows…
All I wanted was to be worthy of Carrie. One mission, just one, and I’d be able to give her the future she deserved. Then everything went wrong, leaving me tainted and broken. Carrie wants me to be who I was, but all that’s left is what they made of me. I’m no good for her. No good for anyone like this. I have to figure out how to move forward. Alone.
Sometimes love isn’t enough…

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AUTHOR INFORMATION

Jen McLaughlin is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She writes steamy New Adult books for the young and young at heart. Her first release, Out of Line, came out September 2013. She also writes bestselling Contemporary Romance under the pen name Diane Alberts.Since receiving her first contract offer under the pen name Diane Alberts, she has yet to stop writing. She is represented by Louise Fury at The Bent Agency.
Though she lives in the mountains, she really wishes she was surrounded by a hot, sunny beach with crystal clear water. She lives in Northeast Pennsylvania with her four kids, a husband, a schnauzer mutt, a cat, and a Senegal parrot. In the rare moments when she’s not writing, she can usually be found hunched over one knitting project or another. Her goal is to write so many well-crafted romance books that even a non-romance reader will know her name.
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Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6921962.Jen_McLaughlin

SPECIAL CONTEST: 

Jen McLaughlin (aka Diane Alberts) is also offering up a special contest. If OUT OF MIND hits 3,000 adds on Goodreads before it releases, she will post the first 2 chapters from the book!

 

Buy Links 

OUT OF LINE (Book #1)
Amazon – http://amzn.to/17HLrFu
B&N – http://bit.ly/17hfkvi

OUT OF TIME (Book #2) 
Amazon – http://amzn.to/1daxXYL
B&N –   http://bit.ly/1g7hPas

GIVEAWAY: 

Jen McLaughlin is giving away a signed set of OUT OF LINE and OUT OF TIME for one lucky winner! US only!

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