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Cover Reveal! Two Witches and a Whiskey (The Guild Codes: Spellbound #3) Annette Marie!









Two Witches and a Whiskey 
by Annette Marie 
(The Guild Codex: Spellbound, #3) 
Publication date: February 8th 2019
Genres: New Adult, Urban Fantasy




Three months ago, I landed a job as a bartender. But not at a bar—at a guild. Yeah, the magic kind.


I’m not a badass mage like my three smokin’ hot best friends. I’m not a sorcerer or an alchemist, or even a wussy witch. I’m just a human, slinging drinks like a pro and keeping my non-magical nose out of mythic business. Seriously, I know my limits.


So why am I currently standing in a black-magic ritual circle across from a fae lord?


Somewhere behind me, my three mage friends are battling for their lives. Somewhere near my feet is the rogue witch I just knocked out with a stolen spell.

And I have about three seconds to convince this very angry sea god not to shmoosh me like a bug.


I’m pretty sure this wasn’t part of the job description.



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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42087503-two-witches-and-a-whiskey




Two Witches and a Whiskey is the 3rd book in

The Guild Codex: Spellbound series


Author - annettemarie.ca/guildcodex


Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/series/230305-the-guild-codex-spellbound



1 Three Mages and a Margarita
2 Dark Arts and a Daiguiri




February 8, 2019



Annette Marie is the author of Amazon best-selling YA urban fantasy series Steel & Stone, its prequel trilogy Spell Weaver, and romantic fantasy trilogy Red Winter. Her first love is fantasy, but fast-paced adventures and tantalizing forbidden romances are her guilty pleasures. She lives in the frozen winter wasteland of Alberta, Canada (okay, it's not quite that bad) with her husband and their furry minion of darkness—sorry, cat—Caesar. When not writing, she can be found elbow-deep in one art project or another while blissfully ignoring all adult responsibilities.















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Blog Tour & Giveaway with Excerpt & Author Interview! It Happened To Me by T.A. Beasley!



It Happened To Me
by T. A. Beasley
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Mystery



In one weekend, seventeen- year-old Delilah Murphy loses the one person she could count on. She tries to deal with the loss but the one she blames makes it hard. Delilah leans on her best friend for comfort but only for a short period of time. She must face her enemy and try to adjust to not having a support system. 


Delilah’s behavior and attitude are out of control as is her non-existing relationship with whom she believes is the cause of her pain. Will Delilah finally come to her senses and learn to forgive? Or will her childish antics lead her down a path she may not be ready to travel?


**Trigger warning: of sexual assault, alcoholism, domestic violence **


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Delilah Murphy slides a Mountain Dew from the refrigerator, taking a quick sip before making her way up the stairs. She hears yelling coming from her parents’ bedroom. She ignores it, entering her bedroom to check her bag and make sure all the items for a weekend with her best friend, Tiffany, are accounted for. She walks over to the full-length mirror on the back of her bedroom door. She smiles at her reflection, running both hands down her custom-made shirt from CJ Marley. She makes sure everything is in place.


“I’m too sexy for myself,” Delilah sings, before blowing a kiss to herself. She looks at her watch, realizing her ride will be there any moment. She drops her bag by the door and takes a quick glance out the window. The Johnsons must be running a little late.


Delilah hears yelling again. It is getting louder, and she doesn’t know if she should interrupt or not. So, she places her ear to the door to eavesdrop, groaning, “Not this crap again.” Her parents’ arguing has been going on for the last couple of months.


She leans closer to the door. “What could possibly be wrong this time?”

“I am sick and tired of you always questioning me, Desmond.” Denise’s voice rises in volume, filling the room.


“I have to question you, Denise, because you’re never home.” Desmond’s face squinches in anguish as he clenches hands at his sides. “For the last five years, you have been completely absent in this household, and I’m tired of it.”


“I do not have to answer to you, and I’m not going to feel guilty for working hard to provide for my family.”


Desmond cannot believe Denise’s attitude and defensive behavior.
“I will be damned before I give up my business to pacify your feelings and ego!”

Denise finishes her statement and heads toward the door.


Desmond grabs his wife’s arm forcefully, swinging her around to face him. “Damn it, Denise, don’t walk away from me!”


Looking alarmed, Denise pushes her husband, trying to get him to release her arm.


Delilah continues to listen at the door while sipping her drink. She can tell this argument is worse than the ones in the past. She starts to walk back to her room when she hears a change in her father’s voice. She returns to her parents’ bedroom door, slightly turning the knob before stopping.


“No, I am not getting in the middle of this again.” Delilah remembers the last time she tried to intervene in one of her parent’s arguments.


Delilah had walked into her living room to catch her favorite television show, Law and Order: SVU. She had just placed her drink and chips on the table when she noticed her mother heading towards the front door with her father right on her heels.

“Desmond, I am going to Tennessee. This trip is essential for releasing my clothing line.”


Delilah’s father grabbed his wife by the shoulders, slightly shaking her. “I don’t care. For the last two weeks, you have not spent any time with me or Delilah. We come before that damn boutique.”


When he released her, Denise slapped her husband. “Don’t you ever manhandle me like that again!”


Delilah came out of the living room, running over to stop the situation. “Mom, what are you doing?”


Desmond reacted by swinging to hit Denise, but the open-handed slap sent his daughter reeling backward to the floor instead.


Denise ran over to Delilah to help her. “Damn you, Desmond! Look what you have done!”


Desmond froze, realizing he was out of control. He attempted to comfort her. “Baby girl, I am so sorry.”


Delilah backed away from him. “I’m so tired of you two arguing. I can’t take it!” She ran to her bedroom, slamming the door.


Denise waved her hand, stopping Desmond from touching her. She walked out the door.


Now, the pressure Desmond applies to her arm makes Denise wince. “So help me, God, if you don’t let me go, you’re going to regret it.”


Desmond knows she isn’t playing. Denise’s piercing eyes burn into his soul, causing him to release her and plead his case. “I miss you at home. It seems like Delilah and I don’t fit into your world anymore.”


Denise’s jacket starts to vibrate. She pulls out her cell phone, glances at it, and silences it. “Don’t bring Delilah into this.”


Desmond rubs the top of his head and exclaims, “What else do you want me to do?! She is seventeen years old, and I haven’t seen you spend any time with her.”
Denise rolls her eyes.


“I’m serious, Denise. When was the last time you two went shopping? Or had a mother-and-daughter day?”


Denise can’t answer, because she knows deep down that her husband is right. She has been paying more attention to her business than her family, but she won’t let Desmond know it. She can’t acknowledge that she has missed Delilah’s last four birthdays, their wedding anniversaries, and the holidays because of business conferences, workshops, and fashion shows. She is tired of him always bringing up past issues in every argument. Heck, she’s also tired of the arguing itself.
Her cell phone rings again, displaying her assistant’s number, and this time, she answers it. “Hello, Cherie, how can I help you?” She turns away from her husband for some privacy.


“Mrs. Murphy, your car will pick you up at four o’clock this evening. You will arrive in Evansville at seven. I have arranged for a late check-in at the hotel. The conference is a few miles away.”


“Thank you. Will you be joining me tomorrow before the presentation?” Denise asks.


“Yes. I will be there before lunch, and I will have your presentation materials set up before you go on at one o’clock.”


“Sounds great,” she replies, looking at her husband’s disapproving facial expression. She shrugs and hangs up the phone.

Desmond holds his palms up and out, hoping his wife can feel his defeat. “What the hell?”


“I’m done discussing this with you. My driver will be here to pick me up in two hours, and I don’t want us to say or do anything we will regret.” Denise walks around him, trying to get to the bedroom door.


“Fine, go ahead and run from our marriage and our daughter. I want you to remember one thing, Denise: I’m not always going to be waiting for you when you come back.” Desmond storms out of the room and right into his daughter.


“I’m sorry, Dad,” Delilah apologizes, then looks at her mother, who has appeared in the doorway with her suitcases. Delilah tries to read her father’s expression as he speaks.


“Hey, baby girl, you all ready for your big weekend with Tiffany?”

Delilah stands with one hand on her hip. “I’m not stupid, Dad. What’s going on now? I heard both of you arguing!”


He tries to distract her by pulling her into a hug.


“Dad, don’t ignore me. I know you and Mom were arguing,” she says, pointing at her mother, ready to take her father’s side in the disagreement.


Delilah believes her father can do no wrong. This is mainly because he is there to listen to her and spends time with her. She takes his side in everything.


She can still remember the first time Mother Nature arrived and her mother was not available to take her to the store. Her father, as brave as he could be, made his way to the feminine aisle and helped her pick out supplies. She wasn’t mortified, because her father had a way of making embarrassing moments seem small when he was around.


She smiles, remembering her first encounter with the tooth fairy, whom she believed was her dad. She did not believe the fairy would be able to lift her head to place any money under her pillow. So, her father showed her an alternative with the drawer in the kitchen. They placed her first tooth there, so the fairy could find it. The next morning, her father led her to the drawer, where the fairy had left a dollar.


The drawer became their way of sending each other secret messages. He leaves her notes with cash if he is not going to be home. She always checks the drawer when arriving home.


Desmond sighs. “Your mother and I did have a little disagreement.”

She gives her father a look that says: Here we go again. Delilah has little interaction with her mother, especially after hearing the way she speaks to her father. Delilah realizes it’s happening again, and this is not good. “For reals? You guys have been arguing a lot lately.”


Denise gives her daughter a look that says: No, you didn’t. “Don’t question your father; a child should know their place.”


Delilah glares at her mother, rolling her eyes while showing her the palm of her hand. “Whatever!” She walks away, heading toward her bedroom and slamming the door.


Then, she looks at her bedroom door and whispers, “I wish you would leave for good.”


She picks up a book to browse through on her bed while waiting for her ride. She straightens the black, grey, and teal bedding before sitting down. The black canopy bed sits in the middle of her room, contrasted by the teal walls that surround it. The grey and teal bathroom suite is large enough for Delilah to host her many clothes, shoes, and tote bags. She loves only a few things besides her father: Shopping, books, and spending her parents’ money.


She recently received a couple of books by one of her favorite authors, S.E. Green, a young adult suspense thriller writer who incorporates psychological twists into her stories.


Back in the hallway, Denise turns to her husband, expecting him to correct their daughter. “Are you just going to stand there and let her talk to me like that?”


Desmond smirks. “You brought that on yourself.” He turns away from his wife with no desire to correct Delilah. The way she behaved toward her mother was somewhat his fault. Once, she’d heard him on the phone when Denise left for a business meeting without telling them. She’d heard him yell at her mother that she was being a bitch.


He shakes his head at his wife. He just wants to keep Delilah on his side, in case their marriage comes to an end. He looks at her one more time before descending their cherrywood staircase and walking out the door.


As soon as Desmond shuts the front door, a horn blows and startles Denise. Delilah looks out her window, grabs her bag, and heads toward the door. She stops to take a deep breath before having to deal with her mother since she’d already seen her father get into his car.


“She’d better not say anything to me,” she mumbles to herself while opening her door. Delilah breezes by her mother, looking forward and bumping her mother’s shoulder as if she wasn’t there. She doesn’t give her mother time to say anything before heading down the stairs with her overnight bag in tow. When she reaches the door, Delilah finally hears her mother calling her.


“Delilah, did you not see me standing here?”


She answers without turning around. “I saw you.”


And with that, she walks out of the house, leaving her mother at the top of the stairs.






How long have you been writing?

I’ve been writing since middle school from journal entries to short stories and now books.



Do the characters all come to you at the same time or do some of them come to you as you write?

I normally create the main character and then the supporting characters come to right before I start plotting my novel.



What kind of research do you do before you begin writing a book?

I interview people. I go to locations that I may describe. I also search on google and go to the library for materials. I believe the best research is interview people in the profession you are writing about and people who have been through what your character is going through.




Do you see writing as a career?

I most definitely see writing as a career. This has been a dream of mines since high school and now that my first book is coming out, it has pushed me to pursue this full time. I believe it can be done without being signed to a traditional publisher especially if I put the work in.




Do you read yourself and if so what is your favorite genre?

I am an avid reader. I don’t leave home without a review book or leisure reading book or a self-help book in my tote bag. I basically live and breathe all things bookish.


My favorite genres are mysteries and thrillers. I also read paranormal, fantasy, contemporary fiction and women fiction. I mainly like books that have a mysterious and or suspenseful element to it.




Do you prefer to write in silence or with noise? Why?

I prefer to write while listening to a business or personal development podcast. It helps me stay focused on what I am trying to achieve and makes me think of what I am doing to improve myself.



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

At this point since book one is completed, I have started writing on book two along. I am also outlining and researching a middle grade book and a young adult fantasy book. I do this on separate days.




Pen or type writer or computer?

I outline with pencil and paper and then move to my computer. I mainly plot and outline with pencil and paper then I type it on the computer. After my outline is clear then I work on writing the book on the computer.




Tell us about a favorite character from a book.

Two of my favorite character is Lane from the Killer Instinct by S. E. Green. She is a teenager who is obsessed with serial killers because she wants to be one. Lane’s character is intelligent, creative, and a bad ass. I also love that she is sneaky and can hide in plain sight.


My second is Mary from Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson. Mary is a character you should fear on any given day. She is very calculating, manipulative and knows when to appear innocent, so you stay on her side. You don’t figure out her dark side until it’s too late. I love her so much.






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T.A. Beasley has been a lover of books, reading and writing since she was ten years old, when she encountered the teen department librarian at Central Library in her hometown of Evansville, In. She became a book reviewer and blogger in 2010 as well as a tour host, helping authors, publishers and publicists share books with readers through her blog, Authors & Readers Book Corner. She resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband. It Happened To Me is her debut novel and she is working on her next title.

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Review! Cursed by the Moon (Wolf River #2) Rebekah R. Ganiere!



If they can open up to love, they could save each other from their pasts.


Noah was bitten by a werewolf in Afghanistan. Now back stateside he finds himself not only with new afflictions and nightmares, but a completely new creature. Noah wants nothing more than to end his pain, when the Night Shift steps in and relocates him to Malibu California to build a new life. The problem is, Noah's beautiful new roommate Cara and her friends are what he hates most in the world. Werewolves.


Between being attacked six months prior, and her mother's death, Cara struggles to keep herself together. But when wounded and broken Noah comes into her life she finds safety in his arms and opens herself up for the first time in years to the possibility of healing and moving on.


As Noah and Cara draw closer to finding the love that could heal both their souls, secrets from their pasts threaten to tear them apart. And when those secrets come to light it will take a bond beyond love to keep them together.


Beware: Contains a Hunky Alpha Marine with lots of baggage and a sweet hometown girl hoping to win his heart.



After being injured in Afghanistan and being turned into a completely new creature, Noah wants nothing more than to end his pain. Cara is struggling to pull herself together after being attacked. These two strong, captivating characters capture readers by their hearts and refuse to let go throughout this emotionally gripping romance full of depth, turmoil and a sweet bonding romance. This relationship between Cara and Noah is an uphill struggle on the sanest of days as both characters have some traumatic issues to deal with but the attraction between them steadily grows, pulling them closer and opening them up to the possibility of healing and moving on. The fast paced plot keeps readers biting their nails in anticipation of what will happen between Noah and Cara as they begin healing and overcoming their issues while the suspense builds throughout as well with secrets being uncovered, ones that just may destroy the fragile bond that draws them together. Another great werewolf romance in the Wolf Rivers series, it really tugs at heartstrings and ensures that readers want this couple to reach their happy ending.



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Cursed By the Moon has a new cover and new content has been added. It is now the 2nd book in the Wolf River series.


Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/series/217466-wolf-river-series


Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071VK73P4?ref=series_rw_dp_labf


Author - http://rebekahganiere.com/novels-2/wolf-river-series/



which includes -


1 Promised At the Moon
2 Cursed By the Moon
3 Reclaimed From the Moon
4 Tamed Under the Moon
5 Unleashed with the Moon



AVAILBLE in ebook at:


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Rebekah is an Award Winning Bestselling Author currently writing six series. Her trilogy The Society was released by Kensington in 2014 and her new series Shifter Rising is releasing in 2016 from Samhain Press. Her Fairytale Retelling series Fairelle is with Fallen Angel Press.


Rebekah is the President Elect of the FF&P Chapter. In her spare time when she isn't writing you can find her teaching on SavvyAuthors.com or RWA. Rebekah cosplays with her kids and is a guest speaker and panelist at San Diego Comic Con, WonderCon and Salt Lake Comic Con and several other Comic Cons on the west coast as well as LTUE, RT, RWA, and AAD.



Website - http://www.rebekahganiere.com/


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Westbrook Knights Cover Reveal & Giveaway!








Lia is a junior in college, trying to work through her commitment phobias and fall in love. Following her heart isn’t easy. She’s torn between the new guy, the best friend who knows her by heart, and the soccer god who knows her by soul. Hawk  isn’t happy with her indecision. Lia has no idea, but he’s been watching her. He’s infiltrated her inner circle, manipulated the people around her, and murdered the ones who got in his way. The closer she gets to figuring out who will win her heart, the more he unravels. Who will she finally choose, and will he survive her love?



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Knights After My Heart
Westbrook Knights Book 1
by Sonya Jesus

Genre: NA Romantic Suspense



Amelia’s past issues and personal time limits propel her into a relationship that alters her normal life at Westbrook University. Connor, her new potential boyfriend, triggers jealousy, rehashes old relationships, sparks new ones, and ignites a rage in others that will devastate her ordinary life. As she desperately tries to hold on to her pre-Connor life, she struggles to balance the new-found attention while trying to follow her heart. Something she realizes is complicated… very complicated - because her heart has no idea where it’s going. 


Connor may be the change Lia is looking for, but he is certainly not the ending Hawk wants for his Queen. Hawk’s invested too much time in planning his future to let some random guy walk away with his happily ever after. He will do anything to protect her virtue, even if it means protecting her from herself because Amelia belongs to him.

He’s chosen her… 
He’s watched her… 
He’s studied her… 

He knows everything there is to learn about her…
And when the time is right she will reign his heart.


**FREE from Oct 11-15**

Goodreads - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42140683-knights-after-my-heart

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Knights Who Stole My Heart
Westbrook Knights Book 2


Amelia’s heart is torn between the new, the old and the familiar but when her heart screams out what it wants, Amelia listens. It’s not always easy since a conflicted heart wants different things on different days, but she finds a way to work around her indecisiveness and focus on what she needs- what she thinks she can’t live without. 

The closer Amelia gets to figuring out her love life, the more Hawk unravels. While he deals with loose ends and new threats, his strategic plans start to fall into place. Pawns advance, the King’s in the ideal position and the Rook hosts the Mad Lib Auction. What he doesn’t expect is for his Queen to be in danger and for Knights to steal hearts. 


** 99 cents from Oct 11-18!!**



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Knights Who Broke My Heart
Westbrook Knights Book 3


They were out to break my heart...

Amelia finally figures out exactly who her heart wants, and she is determined to go for it. She is willing to give the knight who stole her heart everything. She owns up to her mistakes and truly attempts to change, but just because her mind is made up, doesn’t mean her love is reciprocated. Will she choose the best-friend who learned her by heart, or the soccer god who ignored her for the longest time? One of them will win her heart, the other will break it… But neither of them are safe from the guy who will stop at nothing to protect her. 


Murder isn’t something Hawk shies away from. Actually, he prefers to use it as a last recourse, but he’s unravelling. The closer Amelia gets to achieving happiness, the more his control disintegrates. And when one of his carefully laid plans turns on him, he loses it. Realizing he’s the reason behind Amelia’s attack, plagues him with guilt. In all his attempts to protect her, he was the one who put her in danger- a failure he isn’t willing to have looming over him… But what happens when his Queen fails him in ways she can never take back?


New Adult, Romantic Suspense. Contains sexual content that may not be appropriate for younger audiences.



** 99 cents from Oct 11-18!!**


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About the Author

Sonya´s a science nerd who decided to give into her creative fictional side in order to balance out the non-fictional scientific side of her PhD. She doesn´t have much free time, but she spends it enjoying her family and friends, watching Netflix and playing with her dogs.



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Blog Tour Spotlight with Excerpt & Giveaway! Can't Let Go (Georgia Boy #1) Chrissy Brown!



Can’t Let Go
A Georgia Boys Novel
Book One
Chrissy Brown


Genre: Contemporary Romance

Date of Publication: July 19, 2018

ISBN: 978-1717837547

Number of pages: 301
Word Count: 55000



Book Description:



She is beautiful, probably the most beautiful girl I've ever seen, but she's damaged. Her a-hole exboyfriend broke her. I still want her. I can show her that all men aren't the same. That I'm different. But time isn't on my side, I've only got a few weeks to make her mine before she's gone forever.



He's everything I need to stay away from, handsome, cocky, and irresistible. I try to resist him. I really do, but he's relentless. Against my better judgment, I give in and let him have me. All of me. I should have known better.

Can’t Let Go is a heart-warming love story about Beau, a country boy with a heart of gold, and Mallory, a woman scorned. The timing couldn’t be more wrong, but sometimes someone walks into your life and you just can’t let them go.


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Excerpt 1:


Two days. It’s been two days without Mallory, and I’m going fucking crazy. I miss her so much it hurts. I didn’t know it was possible to fall for somebody so fast and so hard. It sucks; being alone sucks.

Days are hard. Nearly every place I go triggers a memory, but nights are even harder. Every time I close my eyes I see her face. Her heart breaking over and over again in my dreams. I don’t know if my memories are becoming clearer as time goes on or if my mind has started filling in the blanks. My nightmares get so bad I can’t sleep unless I black out.

Every breath hurts, every movement, even something as simple as getting out of bed in the morning is a struggle. The guilt of knowing how much I hurt her and the loneliness I feel inside eats me alive.

I spend my days wondering what she’s doing.

Is she okay?

Is she still crying?

Is she curled up on the couch watching Mama Mia and trying to forget me?

Is she out drinking herself to death like I am as I try to block out the pain?

Or, the worst one of all, did she get over me and move on to someone new? I think that thought tears me up the most. I know we haven’t been apart long, but the phrase “to get over someone you have to get under someone else” haunts me.

Thinking about her in some other man’s arms, his lips kissing her soft skin, his hands roaming her body, makes me sick. The only thing that helps numb the suckiness that has become my life is the whiskey.

I grab the bottle of Jack beside my bed and take a swallow, then chase it down with another and another until the pain doesn’t hurt quite as much. But no matter how much I drink, there’s always a dull ache that is Mallory.





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Chrissy Brown is a Contemporary Romance and New Adult Romance author. She lives in Central Florida with her husband, twin girls, two dogs, and the neighborhood cat.


She enjoys the simple things in life, like cuddling on the couch watching movies with her family, reading, Netflix, and beach trips. She reads two to three books a week, but favors stories with strong women, true love, and steamy scenes.

When Chrissy is not sitting at her computer, fantasizing about gorgeous country boys, she is teaching third graders how amazing books are...and writing, and math. She has also been an amature wedding photographer and a CNA (to which she gives kuddos but says never again.)











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