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#CoverReveal “The Guest House” by #BonnieTraymore @btraymore @SDbooktours #Giveaway

When a young deaf entrepreneur rents a guest house from a stranger at a coffee shop, she soon finds herself entangled in a web of intrigue and danger.

The Guest House

Silicon Valley Series Book 2

by Bonnie Traymore

Genre: Psychological Thriller

“This twisty, spine-tingling thriller will have you hooked to the very last page.” – Leslie Lutz, Award-winning author of Fractured Tide
He holds out his business card, and she plucks it from his fingers without touching them. “Hope to see you around, Allie Dawson,” he says. That was over a month ago. It seemed too good to be true, but Allie told herself to ignore the nagging feeling in her gut. That was her first mistake.
When she saw Laura Foster’s email welcoming her into a cohort of grant recipients, Allie literally jumped for joy. She was headed to Silicon Valley with a chance to bring her innovative product to market.
But she had no idea how tight the rental market would be, or how cutthroat the competition is for everything from housing to venture capital. So, after a futile search to find a short-term apartment she could afford, she rented a guest house from a chummy real estate agent who approached her at a coffee shop.
But it’s clear now that she should have trusted her instincts. Because there’s something off about her landlord. And his moody wife. And the cryptic Hungarian guy renting his master suite.
Are they after her technology? Did he see her, peeking out the window when he was dragging a suspicious duffel bag across the lawn? She knows what it feels like to see her life flash before her eyes, and she doesn’t need that kind of stress right now.
So why is she still living there?
And has she already seen too much?
Innovation, greed, and danger collide in The Guest House, Silicon Valley Series Book 2, a stand-alone sequel to the best-selling hit page-turner The Stepfamily.
For fans of Freida McFadden, Shari Lapena, Daniel Hurst, Shalini Boland, and Kaira Rouda.
Praise for The Stepfamily, Book 1 of the Silicon Valley Series:
“Building on the success of tense mysteries like Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl (2012), author Bonnie Traymore has crafted a deliciously unsettling domestic thriller with her new novel The Stepfamily.” – BookTrib

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Bonnie Traymore is the award-winning, Amazon best selling author of page-turner mystery/thrillers that hit close to home. Her books feature strong but relatable female protagonists. The plots explore difficult topics such as jealousy, infidelity, murder, and the impact of psychological disorders, but she also includes bits of romance and humor to lighten the mood from time to time. She’s an active status member of International Thriller Writers and Mystery Writers of America.

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#BookTour “Trusting Love” by @JulieNavickas @SDBookTours

What does a s’more, a tent, and a
campfire have in common?

Trusting Love
Clumsy Little Hearts Trilogy Book 1
by

Julie Navickas
Contemporary Romance

What does a s’more, a tent, and a campfire have in common? For Ryan Prescott, it’s a typical weekend camping trip. But for Tess Browning… it’s a recipe for the truth.

Tess Browning earned the nickname Little Vixen for a reason. And she has no incentive to play by the rules anymore. Because why bother? All it ever did was trap her in a loveless marriage. Tossing faithfulness out the window, the only thing she is committed to now is her new code: keeping it fun, flirty, and deliciously sultry.

That is, until Ryan Prescott walks in and charms his way into her heart with a leather tool belt strapped around his waist. He’s sexy, smart, and as emotionally damaged as they come. And Ryan seemingly wants nothing more than to have Tess pick up the pieces of his broken heart. But there’s one thing he doesn’t know about her.

When the details of Ryan’s past heartache come to light, Tess digs her hot pink heels into the ground and will stop at nothing to hide her past indiscretions from the man who stole her heart. Because if there’s one thing Ryan won’t tolerate—it’s dishonesty.

Will Tess manage to keep the truth hidden? Or, will the secrets of a lifetime shatter her one true chance at love?

Best-selling and award-winning author Julie Navickas brings back fan favorite, Tess Browning for her own shot at love. Readers of the Trading Heartbeats trilogy will recognize the flawed heroine but may not recognize the woman she’s become. After all, no one is above redemption. Fans of Lynn Painter’s Mr. Wrong Number and Katie Cotugno’s Birds of California will find a swoon-worthy and engaging romance in TRUSTING LOVE.

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Julie Navickas is an award-winning, nationally recognized contemporary romance novelist, known for her keen ability to tell heart-wrenching, second-chance love stories through relatable characters with humility, humor, and heroism. She is also an award-winning university instructor and serves as the executive director of The Writing Champions Project. Julie earned master’s degrees in both organizational communication and English studies with an emphasis in book history, as well as a bachelor’s degree in public relations, graduating cum laude from Illinois State University

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#MFRWHooks “Entangled Moments.” #amreading #moviepitch #Netflix #bookseries

Hi everyone –
It’s time to move on  from FRESH BEGINNINGS. Thank you all for your support and purchases. If you’ve liked the story, please consider leaving a review.

Today, I’d like to introduce you Book 3 in the Australian Sports Romance Series – Entangled Moments.
Enjoy ♥♥

This week’s Hook …

Staring, Markus DeLeon stood in front of Tyson. The guy definitely knew how to make a tuxedo look good. Markus’ mouth curved into a smile, though, when he saw Ty’s hair.

He cocked a questioning brow. “The hair?”

Tyson instantly raked his hand through it to mess it up a bit. “Grandma Hazel,” he griped through gritted teeth.

Markus wasn’t able to hold back a grin. “Did I just see an eye twitch?”

“Oh man, give me a break here, okay?” Tyson shot him a glare. “And where the hell is Oliver?”

Markus tried his best not to laugh, but failed miserably. He looked around the small room in the back of the church. It was furnished with only two bookcases, a desk with a chair, and a small sofa.

Blurb:

Markus and Sarah’s lives couldn’t be more different…

After three years away as a goalkeeper for an English soccer club, Markus DeLeon is happy to be back in Melbourne, back with his family and friends, including Sarah. He has known her since childhood, and has often provided her with a safe place from the teasing of other children and the troubles of a broken home. Yet, events after attending their friends’ wedding set off a shift in their relationship and questions, which neither Markus nor Sarah know how to approach.

Sarah Winter caught her boyfriend cheating on her, and not for the first time Markus offers her a much-needed shoulder to cry on. This time, however, an attraction between them intensifies, ending in a passionate afternoon, and Markus doesn’t know how to handle this new side of their friendship and flees to the coast. Sarah, unsure as well about the recent events, is surprised by his sudden departure, but is soon sidetracked by misunderstandings and a family emergency.

But sometimes risking what you have means you might lose everything…

#SnippetSunday #WeWriWa “May I ask if Jonah is an adult?” #mustread #amreading #Paramountplus #AlintaBay

BUT THE HEART DOES was released last month. I’ll be sharing more snippets from Book #5, which I hope you will enjoy All books in the series are available on KU. Book #1 is only 99c ♥

ENJOY ♥

Today’s Snippet

She rolled her eyes but stayed silent.

“Could you confirm if the light is still on?”

She blinked, and he couldn’t help but wonder about the significance of the question either. He gave her a shrug, but with a little nod, he encouraged her to reply.

“It’s basically dark, except for a dim light.”

“Thanks,” the electronic voice said. “May I ask if Jonah is an adult?”

Facing him, she studied him with deliberate slowness, creating an oddly awkward atmosphere between them. “Not sure why he wouldn’t be, but, yes, he’s a fine specimen of an adult.”

“May I speak with him?”

Blurb

In an unexpected encounter, the lives of Jonah, a rescue diver from New Zealand, and Maddie, a spirited local, collide, forever altering their future.

Trapped together in a hotel lift, sparks fly between them, but Jonah’s past looms, casting a shadow over their fragile connection. Maddie, captivated by Jonah’s charisma, is determined to find him when he mysteriously misses their planned dinner. With a friend’s assistance, her search unveils a chilling discovery – Jonah unconscious on a cliff.

Navigating a sea of emotions, in order to find a future together, will Maddie and Jonah manage the challenges posed by their past secrets and present obstacles?

Get your copy of “THEIR BOND THROUGH JADE” here ♥

#BookTour “Fade into the Night” by @BeckyFlade @SDBookTours



Fade Into the Night
Philly Heat Series Book 5
by
Becky Flade
Genre: Romantic Suspense

A man dedicated to unmasking monsters.
The woman who gives faces to the lost.
Neither can see the evil hiding in plain sight.

FBI Special Agent Noah Danes’ investigation into The Beltway Romeo brings him to Philadelphia and leads to a chance encounter with an old friend. Forensic facial reconstructionist Sadie Potter hasn’t seen Noah since the sentencing of her mother’s murderer four years earlier. Seeing one another in a new light, they both dare to hope for more.

But before they can explore their newfound feelings, Sadie’s attacked by The Beltway Romeo.

Fueled with rage and fear, Noah swears to protect her at all costs. But his fellow profilers turn their focus on Noah, threatening to reveal his deepest secrets to the world. Scarred, depressed, and afraid of losing herself along with her art, Sadie lashes out at the people she loves most…until Romeo makes it clear he hasn’t forgotten the victim who got away.

Fade into the Night” will grab readers at the first page and not let up until the conclusion! ~InD’tale Magazine

This is a completely unputdownable hold-onto-your-hat book that will take readers on a wild and crazy ride! ~InD’tale Magazine

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When I was little, I thought everyone had stories in their head. When I found out only special people had stories to tell, I wanted to be one of the magical ones who shared their stories with the world. I wrote my first book in kindergarten with the help of my teacher, Mrs. Daniels. My mom – my biggest fan and most ardent supporter – has that little crayon-drawn book tucked into the pages of her family bible. It took almost thirty years to get from there to published but here I am, making my own dreams come true, one happily ever after at a time.

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#MFRWHooks “We had a fight.” #amreading #moviepitch #Netflix #travelling

Hi everyone –
I’m sharing another snippet from FRESH BEGINNINGS,
a story this is mainly set in the USA and follows our itinerary
when we travelled through five States in a motorhome a few years ago.
Today’s snippet is back in Jared’s POV.

 Enjoy ♥♥

This week’s Hook …

“Hello?”

“Jared?”

Standing straight, he squinted outside the window. “Mia? What the—”

“I need to make this quick because I have no idea what this call will cost me.”

A thousand thoughts ran through Jared’s mind. Accidents. Deaths. Chaos. His business.

A hiccupping sob at the end of the other end echoed through the line, and Jared needed to sit down. Needed to have something to hold on to as well as he prepared himself for the news.

“What’s wrong, mate?”

Another sob. “Josh and I… I… we—”

He waited her out, although it was on the tip of his tongue to scream at her to just spit out the information.

“We had a fight,” she said dramatically.

 

Blurb:

Jared Fraser from Hobart, Australia, embarks on a journey in a motorhome down the legendary American Route 66. Yet, his travels take a couple of unexpected turns from his initial plans. One of which is meeting Ivy, a beautiful hitchhiker. As they spend time together, she captivates Jared and stirs long-dormant emotions within him.

Having recently made the difficult decision to leave her boyfriend, Ivy Bennett is determined start over and find her own happiness. When she unexpectedly crosses paths with Jared, their meeting sets off a chain of events that will test them both in unforeseen ways.

While on this journey, can they both find the strength to let go of their pasts and embrace the possibility of a fresh beginning.

Get your copy today!

#SnippetSunday #WeWriWa “The two of you and no one else?” #mustread #newrelease #Paramount #AlintaBay

BUT THE HEART DOES was released last month. I’ll be sharing more snippets from Book #5, which I hope you will enjoy All books in the series are available on KU. Book #1 is only 99c ♥

ENJOY ♥

Today’s Snippet

“Thanks. What’s your name, ma’am?”

“I’m Maddie. Actually, it’s Mandinka, but everyone calls me Maddie. Maddie Torres. And we’re stuck in a lift. In Alinta Bay. It’s in Victoria.”

Jonah cocked a brow and crossed his arms, a hint of amusement tugging at his lips despite the situation.

“The two of you and no one else?”

Jonah was certain the security person had to hold back on his mirth as well.

Maddie’s forehead creased into a frown, and she shot him a glare that wiped the amusement in an instant. Focussing on the panel, she responded, “Yes, just the two of us. Isn’t that enough?”

“Apologies, ma’am. It most certainly is.”

Blurb

In an unexpected encounter, the lives of Jonah, a rescue diver from New Zealand, and Maddie, a spirited local, collide, forever altering their future.

Trapped together in a hotel lift, sparks fly between them, but Jonah’s past looms, casting a shadow over their fragile connection. Maddie, captivated by Jonah’s charisma, is determined to find him when he mysteriously misses their planned dinner. With a friend’s assistance, her search unveils a chilling discovery – Jonah unconscious on a cliff.

Navigating a sea of emotions, in order to find a future together, will Maddie and Jonah manage the challenges posed by their past secrets and present obstacles?

Get your copy of “THEIR BOND THROUGH JADE” here ♥

#MFRWHooks “Bigger and shinier was the motto.” #amreading #moviepitch #Netflix #travelling

Hi everyone –
I’m sharing another snippet from FRESH BEGINNINGS,
a story this is mainly set in the USA and follows our itinerary
when we travelled through five States in a motorhome a few years ago.
Today’s snippet is back in Jared’s POV.

 Enjoy ♥♥

This week’s Hook …

Jared’s day in Las Vegas was more or less uneventful. After breakfast and half an hour to get acquainted with the motorhome a little more, he strolled down the streets of Sin City. The place didn’t overly excite him, but he took in the bright colours and the constant stream of people moving past him. It was a vibrant atmosphere. Bigger and shinier was the motto, it seemed. The hotels were extravagant and the shops were a mix of touristy things or expensive brand articles. Occasionally, he stopped to watch the world go by and, although he would’ve never admitted it, at some stage he was seriously lost in one of the big casinos. There wasn’t much else for him to see in this town so he decided to move on the next day.

One lesson learnt. Hobart’s number of tourists was nothing compared to Las Vegas which made him chuckle at his own naïve knowledge of the world.

Jared returned to the motorhome very late that afternoon. While getting his dinner organised, a vibration in his pocket alerted him to a phone call. With his brows raised in surprise, he retrieved his phone to check the incoming call. He usually had the phone switched on, but only to get a hang of the time difference and to check the time. The old wristwatch had landed in the drawer years ago becoming too inconvenient to wear while working outside. He looked at the number.

Australia.

 

Blurb:

Jared Fraser from Hobart, Australia, embarks on a journey in a motorhome down the legendary American Route 66. Yet, his travels take a couple of unexpected turns from his initial plans. One of which is meeting Ivy, a beautiful hitchhiker. As they spend time together, she captivates Jared and stirs long-dormant emotions within him.

Having recently made the difficult decision to leave her boyfriend, Ivy Bennett is determined start over and find her own happiness. When she unexpectedly crosses paths with Jared, their meeting sets off a chain of events that will test them both in unforeseen ways.

While on this journey, can they both find the strength to let go of their pasts and embrace the possibility of a fresh beginning.

Get your copy today!