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Book Tour & Giveaway with Excerpt! The Billionaire’s Girl by Bella Fontaine!





Good Morning, Readers! I am sharing a contemporary romance – The Billionaire’s Girl by Bella Fontaine with you today! Enjoy & don’t forget to enter the giveaway!








The Billionaire's Girl
by Bella Fontaine
Genre: Contemporary Romance

From USA TODAY bestselling author Khardine Gray writing as Bella Fontaine, comes a sexy, sassy enemies to lovers romance.


Sleeping with the enemy just got sexier ...




There is always that one woman, and this was her.

I was sure of it.

Billie Harrington, the reporter who came to the press conference to expose my family.

Her exposé was however lost on me. I was more interested in her wild, exotic beauty.

I knew from the minute I laid eyes on the goddess with her sexy curves, perfect pout, and velvet hair, that I had to make her mine.

No matter the cost to me. I'd take my chances.


I didn't realize pursuing her would unleash all manner of havoc in my life.
I'm determined not to let her slip away from me, but what is the right choice?

I'm her enemy and she is mine...




I just wanted my story.

My story, and justice for the injustice that was being served to the less fortunate.
Then Chad Arnaud happened

The hot billionaire.

Tall, handsome, and dangerously charming. Breathtakingly sexy as he is arrogant with his panty melting bedroom eyes that could get a girl in trouble.


Trouble. He was big trouble for me.

He was the last guy I should ever be with because he's the enemy.

If I don't play my cards right I could lose my job.

I knew all of that even as I allowed him to charm me.

The chemistry between us was off-the-charts sizzling hot and I couldn't resist the irresistible...

Things will get messy at some point.

Disaster is coming and I'm not sure how to untangle my heart when things begin to spin out of control.

Or, if I want to...

If you like hot, steamy, romance with gorgeous, drool worthy Alpha Billionaires, you will like this book.





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There was already a rumble of chatter across the hall, but then, suddenly, the excitement grew.

It was time. The journalists in the front stood, and flashes of light from cameras going off almost blinded me as I looked ahead.

“That’s Chad Arnaud,” the woman next to me said with keen interest.
The man who walked up to the podium immediately caught my attention.
He caught my attention in a way that threw me off kilter, and for a few moments, I’d forgotten why I was here.

Those bright, bright blue eyes were enough to do the trick. They were blue like the Caribbean Sea. I remembered from a trip as a child to St. Lucia when we visited my great uncle. The piercing, vapid color of the sea was what got me back then.

That same color got me now as I stared at this guy.

With his dark blond hair that had been cut into a sharp faux hawk and his short beard that enhanced the angles and planes in his face, he stole my breath away.

There were only a few times in my life when that had ever happened.
This was perhaps the most memorable because I was on a damn mission and shouldn’t be ogling the enemy.

Beautiful faces with ugly hearts. Chad Arnaud was Conrad’s other son. The one we didn’t hear much about. I didn’t know what the story was with him as to why, but that wasn’t my concern.

Gorgeous as he truly was, I doubted he was any different from his father or his brother.

And if he was doing the presentation tonight, he would unfortunately be on the receiving end of my blows.

“Welcome, everyone,” he began in a rich, cool voice that carried with a presence over the room.

It was deep and masculine, strong and alluring.

“Thank you all for coming. We’re excited about this project and hope it will bring something good to the community. It has always been our goal to provide the best, and we intend to do so with our launch of Arnaud Heights, and entire complex of affordable luxury apartments.” Everyone started clapping. Of course, they would. It all sounded like such a wonderful thing.

Chad continued like he liked the sound of his voice. It was nice, but everything he said was bullshit. “It’s our way of bridging any gaps in our communities, providing quality to all.”

What a big load of fucking bullshit.

Bridging gaps and affordability for luxury apartments.

I couldn’t even laugh, and if I managed it, it wouldn’t be a laugh of humor. It would be cynical and full of sarcasm.

“Thank you. Your excitement fuels us. I’ll now take questions.”

That was my cue, and I seized it.

“Do you sell that shit to everyone?” I spoke loudly, cutting into the woman at the front who’d just started to say something.

Everyone looked back at me in shock.

Chad, Mr. Gorgeous, zeroed in on me and fixed those eyes on mine. We were about ten meters apart, but when he looked at me, it felt as if he was right in front of me. It was the intensity.

Then, instead of looking appalled like everyone else, he smiled down at me.

And God, my mind slipped away again.

The smile revealed a cleft in his chin and dimples.

An uncontrollable blush swept over my skin and cascaded throughout my body.

“No. Didn’t you like what I said?” he asked, smile brightening.

All eyes were on me. Curious, watchful eyes.

“It sounded really good. In fact, it’s almost believable that you guys actually care about the community, but you don’t.” I shook my head.

Someone gasped behind me.

Mr. Gorgeous clasped his hands together as he leaned onto the solid wood of the top of the podium.

If not for the lascivious smile he gave me, I would have compared him to a pastor giving a sermon for Sunday Service. Someone like Pastor Bailey, Mom’s pastor, who she thought was an angel incarnate from heaven.

This guy here was definitely not that, and I was very interested to hear what the hell kind of comeback he’d have for me.

“I would love for you to elaborate. There must be a reason why you think we don’t care.”

The poor guy. He didn’t know that was an invitation to unleash the secret I knew the Arnauds were hiding.

“Were you going to tell the community that you plan to tear down the entire block of apartment complexes that cover the expanse of East New Town to build your luxury apartments?”

That got his attention. Got it in a big way. It got everyone else’s too, and they started whispering amongst themselves in shock.

Instead of the sinful smile, he now gave me a curious look.

Seeing he had no answer, I continued my tirade.

“I’m sure you know those apartments are filled with some of the poorest and most needed members of the community, who will most likely be homeless after you throw them out of the homes they’ve lived in for decades. Elderly people in their seventies to nineties, single mothers who have to work God knows how many jobs to feed their children, families who are so below the poverty line they have no hope of ever having a good life. You say you want to bring quality to the community and bridge gaps, but yet you gave them a month to vacate the premises. A month.”

Oh, people were seriously talking now. The room instantly came alive with it, and all the reporters and journalists started throwing questions at him.

All at once, all in a rumble, with no coherence.

And yet his eyes were still fixed on me.

I didn’t know what bothered me more. The interest that flickered in his eyes or the effect he had on me.

It didn’t matter. I’d said my piece, and now it was time to go.

I turned on my heel and moved through the crowd that was trying to question me too.

And still, I could feel his gaze on me. It followed me all the way through the door.

I had done what I came here to do, and now he could go and guess how I came by the information.

He’d probably conduct the standard investigation people like him would do to see who leaked and ratted them out to the press.
But he would find no leak.

I knew what was going on because my mother had told me.
Mom knew everything.

It was all set out in her eviction notice she got two days ago practically telling her to get gone by the end of next month.

She was one of the tenants who lived in the New Town complex called Winsor Estate. That was one of the buildings they were going to tear down to build Arnaud Heights.

The apartment she lived in was where I grew up.

This wasn’t just about a job or an exposé for me.

It was personal.





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Bella Fontaine is the multicultural and interracial romance pen name of USA Today Bestselling bestselling author Khardine Gray.


The name is to honor the strong, super talented, and courageous women in her family who inspired her to write and do what she loves most.


As with her other books expect hot, steamy, contemporary romance and romantic suspense. Expect drool-worthy heroes and sassy heroines. People falling in love and the wild, sexy fun they have on their journey.

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Book Tours & Giveaway with Excerpt! Crazy On You (Love and Harmony #3) Crystal B. Bright!





Good Saturday, Readers! Today I am participating in the tour for the contemporary romance – Crazy On You by Crystal B. Bright! Enjoy & don’t forget to enter the giveaway!







~Crazy on You~

A Love and Harmony Romance #3
by Crystal B. Bright
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Pub Date: 2/12/2018

Worse than a one-hit wonder, Tassia Hogan is a one-line wonder. Infamous for a memorable, extremely provocative verse, her music career is going nowhere. Finding a decent man to date has also proven fruitless . . . they all think she’s as wanton as those lyrics. But now her label is offering Tassia the chance to shine—with a catch. The album is duets. Her partner is a Country Western singer. And he’s just as reluctant to agree as she is.


Hyde Love has been in the music business since he was eleven, and he’s becoming more and more disenchanted with it. Collaborating on an album seems great in theory, but Tassia is an R&B singer. Melding their sounds and personalities will be difficult—though not as tough as keeping things strictly business. Getting involved with his partner could prove career-wrecking, yet discovering the real Tassia could be earth-shattering.




Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39885108-crazy-on-you







~Love Like Crazy~

A Love and Harmony Romance #2


A chance to shine . . .


The closest Avery Shields expects to get to the music industry is her janitor position at Charisma recording studio, and singing secretly in her local karaoke bar. Working two jobs and studying full-time, she’s doing all she can to earn her parents’ trust after making mistakes in high school. But now a gorgeous stranger is filling her head with dreams of singing professionally—and filling her nights with desire…


Lazarus Kyson’s A&R career took a hit after he was wrongfully accused of harassment. To restore his reputation, he needs to discover a new talent. And when he least expects it, there she is: singing while she cleans the Charisma offices. As stubborn as she is talented, she refuses to audition. If he wants Avery—her voice and her heart—he’ll have to open himself up for the first time for a love too crazy good to let go . . .



Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36168933-love-like-crazy





~Crazy in Love~

A Love and Harmony Romance #1


Back on top . . .

R&B singer Chantel Evans had it all, until the Princess of Love Ballads lost everything. First, a very public betrayal by her lover and the death of her mother lead to a career-ending mental breakdown. Then, at the same time, her attorney makes off with all her hard-earned fortune. The only chance she has of resurrecting her career is in the recording studio her mother left in her name . . .

When struggling country star Truman Woodley has his recording duet with a sultry young singer fall flat at Chantel’s studio, Chantel is faced with a rare second chance—until Truman’s vindictive ex-girlfriend turns the pair’s sparkling debut into grounds for a custody battle over their son. But Chantel has discovered more than sweet vocal harmony with Truman. She’s found something worth fighting for. And when Truman surprises her with a kiss after a live television performance, the whole world will find out just what it takes to be crazy in love . . .




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~Crazy On You~


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~Love Like Crazy~


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~Crazy in Love~


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Chapter 1

Tassia Hogan sat in a makeshift director’s chair that reminded her of the chairs on the set of the TV show she had done as a pre-teen called the Ratty Rat’s Fun Crew. Fifteen years later and she still liked to sit in the taut cloth seat with her leg draped across the arm, leaned back against the stretched black fabric. Anything that relaxed her before a show fit the bill right now.

Since she sat backstage with Aaron’s back-up singers and dancers, she felt comfortable with this group. She wore black shorts along with her black leather bra until showtime. Then she would swap the shorts for a matching black leather skirt and heels that would kill her feet as she danced around in them for over an hour on stage. Thankfully, tonight would be the last show on the tour.

The limber dancers all stretched in different corners of the room. Even in a room far away from the main arena area, Tassia heard the crowds all chanting Aaron’s name, which sucked for the opening act on stage at the moment. She could relate. Tassia knew full well that the sold-out arena full of people would have their full, undivided attention on the headliner, Aaron. She just happened to sing a hook on his latest hit song. One day she would gain some respect and have fans of her own. Now that enough time had been put between her and that kids’ show, she could start making a name for herself.

“Oh, shit.”
Tassia rarely gave her attention to the generally foul-mouthed crew that surrounded her.

Most times the backstage area sounded more like a teenager-filled locker room than a room full of professionals working for one of the highest-paid rappers in the game. When she heard the expletive she didn’t flinch. Like she did at ten years old when she had worked on the show, she swung her leg back and forth. Then she heard her name.

“I can’t believe they still play this show.”

The hairs stood on the back of Tassia’s neck as she dared to bring her attention to the wide-screen TV that hung on the wall. It didn’t take her long to notice the taped opening to Ratty Rat’s Fun Crew where she and five other children danced around a man dressed in a rat costume.

A rat. Why the hell did it have to be a rat of all things?

“Aww, Tassia, you were so cute.” A female dancer put her hand to her chest.

“Yeah, look at those pigtails.” A back-up singer pointed to the screen.
Tassia didn’t need to look. She knew what she looked like. For a year, the show pressed her natural hair using a blow dryer and a hot comb so that she could achieve her straight-hair look. With all the dancing she did on the show, by the end of the day, the sweat that had poured from her reverted her hair back to its naturally wavy pattern.
Thankfully with wigs now, she didn’t worry about her hair, still in its natural state. Pretty soon she would see a stylist to get cornrows in her hair to get ready for her vacation. Fuss-free hair on a drama-free vacation.

Although she fought hard to avoid looking at the screen, her gaze fell on one of her kiddie co-stars. Tassia remembered Hyde Love being shy and quiet.

As though a back-up singer had read her thoughts, the woman said, “I can’t believe that chubby kid turned out to be the biggest star out there.”

She turned to Tassia, who now had to bring her leg down and squeeze them together when that familiar school-girl crush returned. “Did you know he would blow up like he has?”

Tassia shook her head. “We were kids. We didn’t know what would happen in the future.”

Yes, she wouldn’t have known that this man would stab her in the back, not once, but twice. It was too bad because at one time, she completely thought the world of him.




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Crystal Bright graduated with a B.A. from Old Dominion University with a major in Creative Writing, a minor in Communications, and an emphasis on Public Relations. She earned her M.A. from Seton Hill University in Writing Popular Fiction. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and Chesapeake Romance Writers.



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Book Tour & Giveaway with Behind the Book Guest Post! The Arrangement Duet by Madison Quinn!





Hello, Readers! Today I am participating in contemporary romance duet tour – The Arrangement Duet by Madison Quinn! Enjoy & don’t forget to enter the giveaway!







~On His Terms~

The Arrangement Duet Book 1
by Madison Quinn
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Fleeing an abusive relationship normally doesn’t lead to a contract.

After being burned by an ex Nicholas doesn’t trust easily. However, his refusal to have a serious girlfriend threatens everything he has spent the last five years working to accomplish. Somehow, instability in his love life has convinced the public that he can’t manage a multi-billion dollar investment firm. If he doesn’t change things quickly, he’ll risk losing everything he’s worked his entire life for.

To solve his problems, Nicholas hires Kenzie to be his pretend girlfriend. With the terms of their contract firmly in place, Kenzie is confident this arrangement will allow her to ditch at least one of the deadbeat jobs she’s endured to keep from returning to the horrors she left behind.


Keeping their arrangement completely professional slowly becomes complicated as attraction rises to the surface. Both of their futures are riding on this arrangement working and neither can afford to lose the other.





Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41188221-on-his-terms






~On Her Terms~


The Arrangement Duet Book 2


Lines are blurred…


“It’s just business,” billionaire businessman Nicholas Parker keeps reminding himself. But when he stares into Kenzie Rose’s eyes, runs his hands along her sexy body, any pretext of business flies out the window.

The stakes are escalating. Someone from his past is out to destroy his reputation, his business, his life. Kenzie, and their fake arrangement is the only answer. But what if the arrangement is not enough? In more ways than one? More than his business is at risk…


When the passion ignites between them, Kenzie wonders if this is more than business. And can she keep her own demons away? Can Nicholas save his business and the woman he’s falling for? The danger is real, and it’s not only his fortune he’s risking, it’s his heart, and Kenzie’s future.


Is he willing to sacrifice his heart for his career? Is he willing to sacrifice everything for the love of a woman? And what will she sacrifice? And what about their arrangement?


On Her Terms is the explosive sequel to the wildly popular On His Terms by Madison Quinn.





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AVAILABLE in print or ebook


~On His Terms~


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~On Her Terms~


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Can you tell us a little bit about the characters in The Arrangement Series?

For The Arrangement Duet: Kenzie has had it rough. It’s one of those stories where you ask yourself can’t she ever catch a break. She was neglected by her addict mother, then turned over to her abusive grandmother until she ultimately escaped into the arms of an abusive fiancé. Once she finally got away, the only thing she wanted was to protect herself—which to her meant closing herself off from all men. She trusted no one.


On the surface it would seem that Nicholas has had it easy, especially when you compare his life to Kenzie’s. However, what you don’t know is what happened before he was adopted. While Kenzie’s story didn’t end for a long time, I don’t think Nicholas’s was any less heartbreaking. Then he made the ultimate mistake of trusting the wrong person who tried to burn him. Like Kenzie, he has severe trust issues as a result.



Are your characters based off real people or did they all come entirely from your imagination?

They all exist only in my head LOL



Do your characters seem to hijack the story or do you feel like you have the reigns of the story?


Sometimes they hijack it and I need to pull the reigns in some.




Convince us why you feel your book is a must read.

Because you need to believe that fairytales do happen. We all need to believe that good can come from darkness. Kenzie and Nicholas overcome harsh odds to find love again. Their story is not a quick and easy one, but instead is one that you’ll be able to see yourself going through.




Have you written any other books that are not published?

Yes, I have several that have been written but not yet published.


What did you edit out of this book?

I originally had a story about Kenzie’s father, one in which he was alive and she found him. As the book grew longer and longer, I realized I needed to cut out parts and that became one that was sacrificed.


How did you come up with the concept and characters for the book?


For The Arrangement Duet, I honestly can’t remember how the story idea came to me. I think the beginning of the story formed when some girlfriends and I were talking about someone who married someone they barely knew. That somehow led to the question about arranged marriages. From there, the idea sort of stuck with me and the more I thought about it the more I wanted to write a story about an arranged marriage. But I wanted it to be something that grew over time, not one where two people met, got married and quickly fell in love. Because let’s face it, that’s not reality.





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Madison Quinn is a mom to three energetic boys who constantly keep her on the go. She's also a wife to an amazing husband.


She works full time in the human services industry and in her spare time she enjoys reading and writing.

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Book Tour & Giveaway with Guest Post! Indigo Knights series by A.J. Downey!





Sunday is a Funday and today I am sharing a contemporary romance series with you – The Indigo Knights series by A.J. Downey! Enjoy & Don’t forget to enter the giveaway!






~Her Thin Blue Lifeline~

Indigo Knights Book I
by A.J. Downey
Genre: Contemporary Romance


Chrissy Franco has every reason to take one hell of a victory lap around the courtroom. She’s just defended her client to the best of her ability and what’s more? Her client was actually innocent. Oh, she’d killed her husband, baseball legend Skip Maguire, alright; but he’d been about to hit a homerun with Miranda’s head.


His rabid fan base doesn’t agree with the verdict, and they’ve set their sights on Chrissy as the one to blame. One of them is about to set into motion a dangerous game when he publishes poor Chrissy’s address online…


Enter Tony McCormick, a detective with the right kind of attitude and Chrissy’s sort of ex-boyfriend. When he’s called to Chrissy’s apartment, he’s prepared for the worst. He’s a homicide detective after all. When he arrives, it seems that someone might have forgotten to check to see if Chrissy was still alive… now it’s everything he can do to find the man who did this and the other behind it all before it’s really too late.





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~His Cold Blue Command~
Indigo Knights Book II


Assistant District Attorney Damien Parnell leads a double life above and beyond his membership with the Indigo Knights. Driven by dark desires considered shameful by most, he covets the one thing he can’t allow himself to have – a real relationship.


Enter Ally Blaylock, an innocent by Yale’s standards. She’s the sweet and beautiful girl who makes his coffee at the café across the street from his office. She’s done her best to flirt off and on with the high powered attorney and he can’t help but be drawn to her whimsical charm.

When Ally finds her world tipped on its axis, Yale goes against his better judgment and offers her some unlikely help. He knows better than most that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, but in this particular case, could it be the opposite? Could Allison Blaylock be the start down the road to his salvation?




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~A Low Blue Flame~
Indigo Knights Book III


Lillian Banks’ career took off like a house on fire and she’s on top of the world. Great job that she loves, moved to a great city, into an opulent new condo, in one of the world’s premier smart buildings no less; all she was missing was the kind of romance to set her soul aflame. She thought she’d found it but instead, found herself burned.


Backdraft knows what it’s like to get burned and not just by fire. His ex, Torri, did quite the number on him recently by banging one of his firehouse bros behind his back. He’s sworn off love and dating altogether for the time being and is happier for it. He just wishes he could get the time he wasted with that crazy skank back again. 


Out of the ashes, an unlikely friendship is formed. Backdraft and Lilli could find themselves rising if only they can get past their hurts and give things a chance. Of course, lasting happiness is no guarantee, no matter how much they might burn for each other. After all, sometimes what was doesn’t want to let go.




Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40015086-a-low-blue-flame






~His Wild Blue Rose~
Indigo Knights Book IV


Alyssa isn’t completely honest when she answers the ad for a roommate online. True, she needs a place to live, true she’s getting a divorce, true; he’s a cheating jerk. There’s just a little bit more to it than that. So when the ad comes across her screen Indigo City beat cop looking to rent out a fully furnished room… she jumps on it, because what could be safer than living with a cop?


Golden isn’t too keen on living with a chick, but after posting online looking for a roommate, he’s found the pickings are slim. The softly spoken brunette doesn’t seem like she’s much trouble, plus she’s got the cash up front, so what the hell? She’ll just have to get over his bringing home badge bunnies from the 10-13. He’s got a stressful job, and the best way to blow off steam, in his estimation, is hot sex. 


It’s a pressure cooker waiting to blow and it turns out the new roomie has moxie, which gets Golden to thinking, which leads to him feeling. This is either going to be a really good or a really bad idea.





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~Her Pained Blue Silence~
Indigo Knights Book V


Everleigh has had a wandering spirit since the day she was born. Her boring, small town could barely contain her and at the first opportunity, she fled. It was only natural falling in line with the freedom that MC life brought to her. The allure of never being told what to do a strong one. Sadly, she found herself trading one cage for another. Given the road name Silence, for her shy lack of voice, she's been a part of a motorcycle gang out of Maryland. A rough and tumble lot believing in sovereignty, running guns and drugs through Indigo City.


Narcos has been undercover with the outlaw MC, the Knights of Crescentia for more than a year. In that time, he's seen and heard all sorts of things, except for Silence's voice. She's the president's Ol' Lady and probably knows infinitely more than he does as a prospect to the club. All that is about to change. Narcos is about to be patched in. Unfortunately, patching in means going to an extreme he'd never thought he'd be pushed to and Silence is in the crosshairs.


How will he get through this, through to her, and keep them both alive?





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~A Code Blue Call~
Indigo Knights Book VI


It was a dark night of the soul for Angel, the night she appeared like his namesake. He would have liked to have known her, but she was gone the next morning. Now, more than a year later, he was doing much better, continuing his work in Indigo City’s streets as a paramedic, responding to medical emergencies.

Claire could never forget the medic whose life she saved just by being in the right place at the right time. Still, it wasn’t enough to rescue her from her own dark night of the soul and unlike him, she followed through.

Fate had other ideas for the both of them and for whatever reason, their paths crossed again at exactly the right moment. Both of them were now determined to not let this second chance pass them by, not like the first…





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~Her Thin Blue Lifeline~


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~His Cold Blue Command~


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~A Low Blue Flame~


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~His Wild Blue Rose~


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~Her Pained Blue Silence~


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~A Code Blue Call~


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Do you write one book at a time or do you have several going at a time?



One at a time, and one hundred percent in chronological order… but that’s not to say I don’t have more than one in my brain nagging me at a time.


For this series, I did something I never do. I wrote books out of order. Usually and for all my series that have come before, they were written in the order of their publication dates. When it came to this series, I wrote His Wild Blue Rose, then immediately wrote A Code Blue Call knowing that Her Pained Blue Silence came between them. After A Code Blue Call was written, I set it aside and wrote Her Pained Blue Silence. It was weird, and kind of knocked me about for a minute.


Usually, if I need a break from contemporary and the MC world, I bounce over to my other pen name and write a paranormal romance before coming back to them. Still, it’s always one book at a time.


Fun fact: My other pen name is a character in one of the Indigo Knights books. What’s more, the book that is discussed in that book – the one that was turned into a movie for the purpose of the Indigo Knight’s book’s storyline– has been written and was released before the book in the Indigo Knight’s series so that if people were like “Aw, man! That book actually sounded good! I wish it was an actual thing!” Well, I didn’t want to disappoint, so I made sure it was available. It’s listed as the first book under that other pen name, but you’ll just have to read the Indigo Knights books to figure out who she is and what the name of the book is.




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A.J. Downey is a born and raised Seattle, WA native. She finds inspiration from her surroundings, through the people she meets and likely as a byproduct of way too much caffeine.


She has lived many places and done many things though mostly through her own imagination... An avid reader all of her life it's now her turn to try and give back a little, entertaining as she has been entertained. She lives in a small apartment in a quiet neighborhood with a larger than life fiancé and two cats.

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Book Blitz & Giveaway with Q & A! Build (Burns Brothers #1) Gillian Archer!





Hello, Readers! I have am going to share another contemporary romance release with you today – Build – the 1st book in the Burns Brothers series by Gillian Archer! Enjoy & don’t forget to enter the giveaway!





Build: A Bad Boy Snowed In Romance 
by Gillian Archer 
(Burns Brothers #1) 
Publication date: January 29th 2019
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance




Welcome to Badass Builds where the motorcycles are as sexy as the brothers building them.


Austin Burns:

I thought she wasn’t real the first time I saw her. To be fair I was a hungover mess when I woke up and looked into her gorgeous eyes. After getting the second worst news of my life—that my father would be paroled soon—I’d escaped to my buddy’s posh cabin near Lake Tahoe. Now the maid with the gorgeous eyes is snowed in with me, and I wonder if she might be a better distraction than the mountain of booze I’d planned on drinking. She’s curvy in all the right places, and the snow is falling faster.


Rachel Tannenbaum:

As a single mom, I don’t have time for men, especially irresponsible tattooed bad boys like my ex. But Austin is hot. And sexy. And stuck here in the cabin with me. I can’t say no to fling with this bad boy, especially since Austin is so gorgeous and awkwardly sweet.


One night becomes two, and I don’t know if I can risk my heart—and my little boy’s—if Austin wants it to become more when we get through the snow and back to reality.





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LET’S give a warm welcome to Gillian Archer! She’s here to tell us about BUILD!

HELLO, GILLIAN! Thanks for joining us today!

Thanks so much for having me. I’m thrilled to share my new release with you!



- Summary of the book (In your own words)


Alpha male gets snowed in with cleaning lady. Sexiness ensues then they have to figure out if they can have a future together when they get back to reality.




- Please share the opening 3 lines of this book:


Days like today, I really wish I’d been an only child.
“You’re full of sh*t if you think the West Coast Kings are going to be happy with a paint job like that.” My younger brother by eighteen months, Nathan, growled as we stood in our workshop with all my brothers gathered around the cans for the Kings build.




- 3 Fun Facts about the book.


*The first half (where the hero & heroine are snowed in together) takes place in Lake Tahoe, CA where I married my husband fifteen years ago.

*The Burns Brothers series was inspired by my True Brothers MC series and my late night watching of the tv show American Chopper. The Burns Brothers are just as dysfunctional but in a relatable and hopefully a redeemable way.

*Rachel’s son, Wyatt, was loosely base on my three year-old daughter and all the crazy things she says.





- If your book was optioned for a movie, what scene would you use for the audition of the main characters and why? (Please share a little snippet of the scene)

Probably the scene where the hero helps the heroine with her fear of dogs.





I flinched when Austin appeared at my side. My fight or flight instincts kicked in as I took a few steps back—away from him or the dog I didn’t know. I just wanted to fly away.


“Whoa. Hold up. It’s okay. No one here—man or dog—is gonna hurt you. If it’ll make you feel better, you can take your charger and hole up in a bedroom with the door locked or whatever. Here.” He held the cord out in his hand and the gentle, understanding look in his eyes melted me, and I started babbling.


“I don’t want to be antisocial, it’s just that dogs kinda scare me.” And you kinda scare me too.

“Ah, I’m sorry, sweetheart. I’ll put him in the garage so you don’t—”

“Oh no. You don’t have to do that. I don’t want you kicking him out. I can hang out upstairs or something.”


“It’s not exactly like I’m putting Blue out in the cold. Cole’s garage is nicer than most people’s houses. It’s nicer than the house I grew up in. Blue will be fine.”

I shook my head as I accepted the cord. “I’d still feel bad.”


Austin rocked back on his heels and stuffed his hands in his back pockets. “How deep is this fear of yours? Could you come over and meet Blue? I’ll turn on the lights and stand between you. Despite his size, he’s really a big marshmallow, I swear.”


I bit my lip in indecision. Austin was persuasive, but my fear of dogs went pretty deep. If Blue was a Pitbull, I was out of here. “What breed is he?”


“He’s a Great Dane. They’re the teddy bears of dogs, I promise.”


“I, uh, okay.”


Austin smiled at me as he grabbed my hand. My heart stuttered for a second before it pounded hard in my chest. I’d like to attribute my sudden arrhythmia to fear, but I knew better. I just didn’t want to think about it. Nothing was going to come of this anyway—Austin still thought I had a man back home.


He flicked on the light switch with his other hand, flooding the room with light. I blinked against the glare then focused on the large dog on the floor. My whole body tensed. The dog’s head tilted as he watched me. Unlike the monster that’d mauled me as a teenager, this dog was kinda…lazy looking. Blue let out a soft sigh then fell over onto his side with a human sounding groan. My lips curled slightly, and most of the tension drained from me. He looked sweet and not threatening at all.


“See? He’s a lazy lump. Most days I’m lucky if I can get him off the couch. He’s like a big, lazy teenager but with none of the attitude. And trust me, I’d know.”


I nodded slightly, not letting Blue out of my sight. I knew Austin was the oldest of four brothers. But I didn’t say anything because I didn’t want to look like the crazy stalker I clearly was.


Austin’s rumbling voice tore me from my thoughts. “Are you okay with getting closer to him? Blue won’t mind.”


“I, uh, okay,” I mumbled. Blue looked sweet enough, but I was still too nervous to trust he was a teddy bear. He still looked very doglike to me.


“I got Blue two years ago. When he was a puppy, he was the size of most medium adult dogs. But he was as lazy as ever, even as a puppy.” Austin chattered away as we approached the dog in question. Blue blinked languidly at us but didn’t get up, or even lift his head. A low thumping sound pulsed in the silent room as Blue’s tail wagged, walloping away at the floor. “He’s lazy; he won’t get up even when he’s excited.”


My smile grew as I watched Austin kneel down next to the prone dog. He rubbed Blue on his ribs, but still the dog didn’t really move—aside from his tail, which continued to thump against the floor. “Who’s a good boy? Who’s a good boy?”

The baby talk was ridiculously sweet and totally at odds with his professional persona. With the tattoos and muscles and overall badass aura, it made my ovaries flutter to watch Austin caress and sweet talk his dog. And it totally distracted me from my fear, right up to the point that Austin grabbed my hand again.


“You okay with giving him a little pat? I’ll keep myself between you two for your peace of mind, but you’ve got nothing to worry about. He let my brothers lay on top of him.”


My heartbeat thrummed in my ears from the combination of my fear and Austin’s touch. But that sweet, soft look in his eye had me grinning, and before I even realized it, words were coming out of my mouth. “I, uh, yeah sure. That’s okay.”

Austin guided my hand toward Blue’s blue-grey coat. The dog didn’t flinch as our entwined hands moved over him. His fur was soft and kinda bristly. And warm. After a minute Blue groaned again and rolled onto his back, leaving his soft fleshy belly exposed.


“He really loves belly rubs. Here.” Austin moved our hands over Blue’s belly which felt surprisingly like my own skin—soft, hairless, and with that give of a not really firm tummy.


I laughed as I petted him. Austin smiled and looked into my eyes as our hands continued to move over Blue.


“See? Nothing to worry about. Blue’s just a big ol’ baby. Not a scary bone in his body.” Austin’s fingers linked with mine for a second.


I looked down at our joined hands and felt a tingle between my legs. It’d been so, so long since I’d been near a guy I kinda liked, let alone touched one. But I knew no matter how I felt, nothing would ever come of it. I had a son at home, a mom to take care of, and besides, I doubted he had the same jolt that I’d felt just because our hands had touched. He still thought I was married.


You could fix that, a naughty little voice whispered in my head. But I couldn’t think of a way to bring it up that didn’t sound like a come-on. I didn’t want to look like a needy hussy, especially if he wasn’t into me. How embarrassing would that be, if I all but threw myself at him and he rejected me? Meanwhile, we had to spend however much time together. Alone.


No thank you.





- What do you want people to take away from reading this book?


That family has so many different definitions. And everyone deserves their own HEA!



- What are you currently working on? What other releases so you have planned for 2019?


I should have book 2 of the Burns Brothers series, FAST, (aka Ryan’s story) available in the summer and maybe book 3 (Dylan’s story) by the end of the year!



What’s your stance on snow? Love it? Hate it? Wish it would go away already? (That last one might be mine….) Let me know in the comments!





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Gillian has a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering but prefers to spend her time on happily ever after. She writes the kind of stories she loves to read—the hotter the better!


When Gillian’s not pounding away on the keyboard, she can be found surfing the couch indulging in her latest reality tv fixation, baking something ridiculously tasty (and horrible for her waist line) or snuggling with her husband.


Home is currently in the wilds of Nevada with her amazing husband, ridiculously cute kiddo, and goofy dog.

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