🔥✴Beautiful Bounty by M.J. Nightingale✴🔥

 

 Beautiful Bounty

 MJ Nightingale

 Release Date: November 28, 2014

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 Synopsis

 Ronnie Sears has a college degree, a promising future, a boyfriend, and a plan. But, her perfect life comes crashing down around her in the blink of an eye. Arrested, framed for drug smuggling, and facing years behind bars, Ronnie sees no choice but to run. Only she can prove her innocence. 

 

 Nikko Marino is a sexy, devastatingly charming bounty hunter. His job, as told to him by his older brothers, is to keep an eye on the curvaceous blonde. Make sure she doesn’t run. But what his brothers don’t know is that he and Ronnie have a past. He and the Ice Princess are more than mere passing acquaintances. She makes his blood burn, and he knows how to warm up this woman. 

 

 Nikko wants to prove himself, but this beauty might just take him down. With his reputation on the line, will Nikko, the hot-blooded youngest Marino, fall for this temptress? Will he be able to protect this beautiful bounty from herself, from the man who framed her, but most importantly can he protect his heart?

 

 Beautiful Bounty is the first book in The Bounty Hunters – The Marino Bros. 

 Suspenseful, erotic, and romantic, these books are packed with passion, sex and characters you will love. What more could you want?

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 Excerpt #1 

 “Seriously Nikko.” She rolled her eyes at him, just shook her head, and began to fiddle with the wrapping on her straw.  She popped it into the top of the Styrofoam container, and then took a sip of her strawberry milkshake, a long one.

 He watched her curiously.  He knew he had been flirting, but only to make her jealous, and realize what she missed out on last summer by running from him.  He began to peel the paper off of his own straw when she finally came up for air. He wished those lips were sucking something else.  His cock was enjoying the thought immensely.  He was grateful the table was hiding his powerful erection.

 As Ronnie took another pull on the straw she saw Nikko squirm on the seat uncomfortably as he tried to get his straw unwrapped.  “Oh yes!” she whispered huskily and licked her lips.  She put the straw back in her mouth to suck a little more of the frothy, creamy concoction into her mouth. Two, could play his game, she thought, as his jaw hit the dirt.  She could make more out of her enjoyment of the milkshake than she really felt and give him a little dose of his own medicine.  She released the straw and then darted out her tongue to lick the tiny bubble of ice cream that appeared on top. Nikko jammed his straw into his own mouth and looked at her fiercely.  Smiling and then ignoring him, she popped the straw back into her mouth sucking greedily.

 Nikko’s mouth dropped at the sight of Ronne’s lips on the straw, sucking.  And her words practically had him shoot a load like he was a teenaged boy again.  His blood was pumping in his veins. The wrong veins, or maybe the right ones. He felt his cock in his pants stir against the constraints.  The second, no maybe third time that day, she’d made him harder than the Rock of Gibraltar.  He shifted on the wooden seat uncomfortably. His balls would be blue in no time if she continued her little sensuous torment much longer.  He knew what she was doing, but that didn’t, couldn’t stop his reaction to it.

 He finally took another sip of his own drink needing the coolness of it to tame the flames she was fanning.  It was good.  “Oh yes,” he teased her back saying it breathily.  “So good!” he purred and went in for another sip.

 They exchanged glances over their straws and then both of them couldn’t help themselves, they burst out laughing simultaneously.

 They laughed, and for Ronnie it felt good.  It was the first time she had laughed in days, and had not thought about all the things she had to face.  For Nikko, it was startling.  He realized he loved her laugh, and would like to hear her do that more often.  Like last summer, he realized there was something about this girl who made him want more than just a roll in the hay.  But, he couldn’t think of that now.

  

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 Excerpt #2

 Ronnie knew she was drunk because this was just feeling so good. She needed to stop him. But somehow she couldn’t. He smelled so damn good. The cologne, the sea breeze, the wind, and his tongue trailing down her neck had her senses spiraling. That and the three glasses of champagne she had consumed. His lips and teeth nuzzled her neck, little nips that felt like tiny explosions.  His hand slid up her rib cage. She felt the timeless exploration under her breast as he tested its weight. He gently squeezed, and then flicked her nipple beneath the thin material of the bridesmaid gown she wore. He pulled the cup down and a cool blast of night air hit her before his mouth descended on the tiny bud. His mouth was hot. Oh yes! His tongue divine as it titillated her even further. She was the opposite of senseless. She was on fire.

 Nikko couldn’t believe his luck. The blond beauty had given him the cold shoulder whenever their paths crossed. But, the little ice princess had warmed up to him. All it had taken was a few drinks, a few dances, and a few suggestions whispered in her ear. He murmured his appreciation around the mouthful of the most amazing breasts he had ever seen in his twenty six years. This little spitfire with the snapping brown eyes had continued to ignore him throughout the ceremony. But at the reception, she loosened up.  Let her hair down so to speak. Once he got her on the dance floor, and showed her a few moves, she came undone and began to relax.  He liked her like this. Very much.

 “Oh God!” she whimpered as he circled her nipple with his tongue and then gently pulled on it with his teeth. She was tugging on his dark hair, pulling him closer, showing him her true nature. She wanted this, and he was more than happy to comply. 

 They met two weeks ago at the rehearsal dinner for his cousin’s wedding. From that moment, he knew he wanted her, underneath him, on top, he didn’t care. She was every man’s wet dream even though it seemed like she didn’t know it.  And right now, she was making one of his fantasies come true, up against a palm tree on the beach in a relatively secluded alcove.  She was pushing against him, craving the contact.  There was no denying he relished it.  And he thanked his lucky stars, because he wanted her, badly. His cock had been at attention all through their dances. Now, it was straining against his black dress pants needing its own gratification.

 But, he meant to please her first. She was leaning against the coarse bark of a skinny palm, on the beach where hours earlier his cousin, Victor, wed his lovely bride, Monica. His free hand snaked up her thigh. It was shapely. The girl’s legs were defined, hard under the smooth surface. He could feel her muscles tremble under her silky skin as he slid his hand up the inside of her leg. He cupped her, and again she pushed into his touch. Not one to deny anyone their pleasure, least of all himself, he felt Ronnie part her legs and slid a finger inside. She was already aroused, and wet. He began to flick her clit as she squirmed in time to his ministrations.

 “Oh God, Nikko . . .,” she murmured, “that feels so . . .”

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WOW!  That doesn’t even describe what I felt about this novel!  The author doesn’t go into boring details but immediately captures the readers from the beginning of the story and starts your heart pumping!  Tease! That’s the way that I can tell it should be good. As you take a small leap into the future the independent do it all by yourself heroine Ronnie finds herself in a bit of a mess and guess what her blast from the past comes to the rescue!  Sigh… I want a Nikko to come to my rescue,  yes his move at the beginning was a jerk type and I did want to slap him but he does kind of redeem himself. He is purely written as melt your kindle heartthrob! Just Listen to the words that fall out of his mouth! The author has a way with playing words that had me laughing and other times can make you feel tingly.
Question is will Nikko be able to help Ronnie and keep his heart in check or will she be just as stubborn and do it on her own? Trust issues, framed, suspense, romance, and hot tension is all included in this novel! The plot was original and i loved every moment of it. The characters were well defined and each had their own uniqueness to bring more life to the story.  Find out trust me you will be happy you picked it up.
This is the first that I have read by this author and it will surely not be my last,  now bring me the rest of the brothers!  🙂 If Nikko was this fun and just by the glimpses we see of his older brothers they will be a force to be reckoned with!
  

 

  

 About the Author

 MJ Nightingale has spent over two decades teaching students how to write, and now she is doing it herself.  Originally from Canada, she graduated from University with her Bachelor of Arts and then went on to get her Bachelor of Education Degree in Secondary Education. 

             Reading has been a part of her life since she was a child. She has been an avid lover of classical English and American literature, but romance has always held a special place in her heart.  She devours historical romance novels all summer long, and any type of fiction; thrillers, crime, suspense, and drama.  This is her second published book, and she has one more book, Afraid to Hope, coming out in in the summer of 2014.  All three, Fire In His Eyes, Afraid to Love and Afraid to Hope, are erotic romance standalone novels and are part of her Secrets & Seduction Series.

             She is also working on a new series The Bounty Hunters for 2015.

             She currently lives in Florida, where she continues to teach, with her wonderful husband of nine years, and her sons.  She plans on pursuing her writing career full time very soon. 

 Contact the Author

 **MJ Nightingale would love to hear from her readers.  She can be reached at authormjnightingale@gmail.com

 And you can also visit her author page on Facebook at:   https://www.facebook.com/pages/MJ-Nightingale/185806224943537?ref=hl  to see what is coming next by MJ Nightingale.

  

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Love’s Patient Fury ( Deverell Series Book #3) by Susan Ward 

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***The final book of the Deverell Series, An Amazon top 100 Bestselling Regency Romance Series***

 

At last home in England and now the Duchess of Windmere, Lady Meredith Ann Merrick is trapped in the most dangerous fiction of all: as Varian Deverell’s new bride. Submerged in her feelings of hurt and betrayal for the man who stole her heart, she fights to maintain her independence as a woman desperately navigating the warring factions of her family, and the aristocratic society who despises her husband.

 

Varian Deverell sets into motion his patiently constructed revenge against the men responsible for the death of his first wife, Ann. From the Merrick household he lets loose a scandal across England to destroy a band of noble conspirators who cost him immeasurable grief in their quest to destroy the British Government.

 

Embroiled in intrigue, danger, and passion, Varian and Meredith fight to reclaim their love and the restoration of Varian Deverell’s good name as they prove him innocent of the crimes that haunt him.

 

Can England and Meredith survive a patient man’s fury?

The last book of the exciting Deverell Series, Love’s Patient Fury is the climatic conclusion of two people who risk all for love.

 

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This is one of those novels that is not standalone and you have to read the other two in order to mostly understand where we are in this story. Even though there were a couple of points where I think could have had a little more details or backstory for the readers to understand; however,  overall the story was one that was easily followed.  You had your suspense, mystery,  and romance!  The author had a way of keeping your interest throughout the whole novel. While I did like both characters I think I loved Varian more! Varian has this darkness about him, he seeks revenge but also at the same time he wants to keep Merry safe. Especially since what happened with his first wife! Merry is still independent; however, as the story progress you can see her start to shine. Of course part of this i blame her family because they aren’t very helpful in the matter at hand between Merry and Varian. Throughout everything that happens between these two will they finally be able to overcome all the struggles or will it all be for naught? The characters are well formed, and the plot will have you wondering what will happen to these two. While I did enjoy the story I do hope there will be more to follow from some of the other characters! If your looking for a historical romance with a fresh look then this is one for you to pick up!

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I’ve written 26 books in 25 years. I write contemporary romance novels about messed up rich girls with perfect looking lives & naughty little souls and the hot mercurial men they take captive…and on occasion messed up rich girls from exciting periods in US and British history, and the poor Lords and Pirates they hold under their spell.

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✴✴Cover Reveal✴✴ Never Forgotten Love by SM Stryker

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Title: Never Forgotten Love ~ A story of Second Chances

 Release Date: 27th December 2014

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Synopsis:

Beckett was smaller than most boys his age, having little to no self-esteem or confidence because of the verbally and physical abuse he faced at the hands of his mother, the one person who should love him unconditionally, because of this he was an easy target for other kids to pick on him.

 

But He found his best friend in Harlow. Not only was she beautiful, she was tough too. She was always there for him from the first day in first grade. They spent every minute of their time together as young children that was allowed, he even helped her with her interest in cupcakes.

 

As they grew older, that started spending a lot of time at the local park talking about their dreams for the future. That is until Beckett had to move and leave Harlow behind, he was thirteen and devastated. They promised to stay in touch, Harlow gave him a bracelet with a half of a heart medallion that when put together said ‘Best Friends Always’ but that ended when Beckett’s mother took away his belongings including his computer and phone which had all of Harlow’s information in it.

 

In high school, he was still the little guy, and continued to be the subject of bullying, so he started to take Krav Mega classes to learn to protect himself and regain his self-esteem and confidence.

 

After graduating high school he finally grew, he wasn’t the same little boy that always seemed to have the kick me sign on his back. Even after Ten years, Beckett never went a day without thinking of Harlow, every decision he ever made, was made with her in mind.

 

He began working for Richard in high school in his computer software upstart. After college Richard talked Beckett into hiring a private investigator to look for Harlow, but she was off the grid. Will Beckett find Harlow? and if he does will she forgive him for breaking their promise? Or maybe she is married already, and what demons does she carry?

 

this story is about lost loves, best friends and second chances.

 

This book is a series, You won’t have to read the first one to understand the following. but it will cross over.

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About S.M. Stryker

S.M. Stryker grew up on a small farm in Oregon with her two brothers.

 

She married her husband 27 years ago. It was important to her to be able to stay at home to raise their four daughters.

 

She wasn’t an avid reader, although she always thought her life would make a good book. A few years ago she picked up FSOG and The Crossfire Series and was drawn to the characters; the storylines moved her more than anything. Her life changed at that point, she could relate to the characters and what they had gone through. She devoured books after that, sometimes reading 8-10 books a week, and finding new authors she enjoyed reading. She couldn’t be without a book, her IPad or IPhone anything that she could download her kindle app onto.

 

Knowing she had always wanted to write but kept putting it off, she emailed a few of her favourite authors that gave her some very good advice. So she finally went for it.

 

 

Find S.M Stryker here

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Author.S.M.Stryker/timeline

 

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Amazon Page: http://www.amazon.com/S.M.-Stryker/e/B00MR0AU1K/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1418683023&sr=8-1

 

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