ICYMI - Weekly Release Recap Oct 16th - 22nd

ICYMI (In case you missed it)

Here are releases from this past week.

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Controlled 2: Loving An Alpha Male by S.K. Lessly

Control: the power to influence or direct people’s behavior or the course of events. It is indicative to such words as power, command, dominance, and leadership. Hello, Let me introduce myself. My name is Andrew Pierce, known to everyone as A.P. I’m a corporate attorney on the fast-track to becoming partner at the Law Firm of Goldstein, Parker, & Foster. My tamed hair is blonde, and my eyes are blue. I stand above six feet with pure muscle covering my entire body. I exude confidence, strength, aggressiveness, power and most of all, control. Shit, if I’m to be honest here… I am the epitome of fucking control. Most people strive to have control, but they don’t know the first thing about it. They use it as a means to harm, destroy or dominate. For me, control is like breathing. It’s my lifeline. I must have control. I must be in control. It’s not about my sick twisted need to dominate that’s ingrained in me no matter what. No, control for me is simple, it’s a matter of life or death. I’ve worked all of my life to master the art of control and believe me, it wasn’t easy. I have been tested, measured, and judged, but I never allow myself to succumb to the loss of control. So imagine my damn surprise, my panic, when for the first time in forever my control falters. Shit, it happened so fast that I couldn’t stop it. My breathing became erratic, and my heart beat raced so fast that I wasn’t sure if I would be able to… control it. I thought this was it, and I looked around my surroundings, frantically looking for the source of my lapse, waiting to destroy the threat, when my eyes fell on…heaven. This beautiful, stunning, magnificent woman before me stole my breath away. She was the reason why my control faltered. This was dangerous for a man like me, losing control like this. I knew what I must do; however, I still couldn’t move. It was that moment when I realized that for the first time in my life, I was fucked.

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The Four Horsemen: Hunted by LJ Swallow

Who is Vee? Where did she come from? And what is the darkness the fae can see inside her? Xander's reaction to these questions drives a bigger wedge between the fae and the Horsemen. His move isn't popular with the others because right now they need fae help more than ever. A bloody message and a series of murders lead to a search for a threat from the past. Instead, the Horsemen encounter something new and dangerous. The race is on to find out what the creatures are and how big a threat they are to an already chaotic world. Vee discovers using her powers has a strange effect on her relationship with the Horsemen. Although this pulls her closer to the guys, the conflict between Vee and Xander continues. But is the greatest conflict within himself? And as the Five search for answers, someone watches. What does he know? Can he help? Or does he have an agenda of his own?

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Shades Of Her by Priya Grey (Author), Ozlo Grey (Author)

Will He Ever Love Me, When All He Sees Is Her?

Jackson I had everything a man could want. Money. Status. And above all: Love. But when my wife is taken from me, my life begins to fall apart. But now she's back. Back from the dead. I can relive our most passionate and tender moments together. I'm losing myself in her once again. But then I discover the truth about my wife. And everything I remember turns out to be a lie. Rebecca All I have to do is dye my hair, wear someone else's clothes, and follow a script. What harm can come from stepping into someone else's shoes in exchange for two hundred grand? Did I mention the deal includes sex with the hottest, most acclaimed painter of our time? It's a no brainer, right? Especially since I'm in desperate need of cash, so I can help my parents get back on their feet after losing everything in the storm. I fully commit to the part he's hired me to play. I never expected to uncover her secrets. And I never imagined I'd fall in love. Shades of Her is a standalone contemporary romance novel by the bestselling authors of HEALING MELODY. Ozlo and Priya Grey deliver an intriguing and sensual love story told from alternating POVs that ends in a heartwarming HEA. If you like your romances erotic and inspiring, one click Shades of Her today!

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Forgetting Jack Cooper: The Stuntman Edition by Erin McCarthy

If there’s one thing Toni Salvatore knows how to do, it’s make people laugh. Having embarked on a life of comedy back in college playing pranks with current Hollywood star Jack Cooper, she’s now a YouTuber with her own passionate following. Too bad her newest joke—a fake on-set kiss with Jack—results in an epic case of mistaken identity…and with Toni getting flattened by Jack’s stunt man and body double. What’s a girl to do but make the best of a bad situation? Chance Ashton takes everything seriously—he’s had to, because of his past. Then he mistakenly drops the hilarious and hot Toni to the ground in what he thought was an action scene, and he’s so intrigued he lets her kiss him after all. The results? More explosive than anything he’s experienced filming movies. When Toni seems to be interested in more than a fast laugh, he knows better than to believe her…and yet… For the first time in her life, Toni’s pratfalled herself into what could just be a real romance. But can she convince the sexy stunt man she’s capable of more than just a joke? Read the whole FORGETTING JACK COOPER series! Jack Cooper, current Hollywood It man, has a blockbuster new movie in the works all about redemption—only he’s never had to apologize for anything in his life, and he knows how lucky that makes him. To prepare for the role and score some publicity points along the way, Jack undertakes a round-the-country tour to make amends to those whose lives he’s inadvertently harmed. Only what Jack doesn’t realize is that fate is taking a ride-a-long on his redemption tour, and each of his long-overdue apologies will lead to unexpected romance… See yourself how hard it is to try Forgetting Jack Cooper–five different times! The Forgetting Jack Cooper series features NYT and USA Bestselling authors Erin McCarthy and Jennifer Bernard, and award-winning authors Lizzie Shane, Elizabeth Bemis and Jennifer Chance.

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Meridian File: A Rider Security and Investigation Novel (The Rider Files Book 1) by CB Samet

A celebrity stalker is on the hunt . . . Aurora Meridian, a women's professional tennis player, struggles to win back the tennis fame she had before a devastating injury. As her fame returns, she faces terrifying death threats from a sinister stalker. She hires Rider Security and Investigation (Rider SI) to provide protection through the tennis season. Amidst the fear and isolation closing in on her, she fights rising attraction for the newest addition to her protection team. Mason Stone, a former SEAL, worries his reputation and job at Rider SI are threatened by false accusations from a prior client. He transfers to Aurora's team to escape the scandal only to find himself drawn to the formidable tennis player. He struggles with the balance of keeping her safe and keeping his distance. Maxine Rider, former Marine and owner and CEO of Rider Security and Investigation (Rider SI), prides herself on a skilled team of dedicated former military personnel who provide protective services. She tries to keep her new company afloat while maintaining a reputation for quality and integrity. As Aurora's stalker closes in, Mason, Maxine, and Aurora are drawn into the sinister underworld of the Russian mafia. Aurora and Mason fight for their lives and each other while Maxine discovers the lines she must cross and the sacrifices to be made to keep her client and her team safe.

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Andre by Sybil Bartel

André The Marines trained me to set my sights and wait for the shot. For eight years, I guarded my brothers and defended my country. Now I protect my clients. My personal security firm is the best in the business because I leave nothing to chance… until a dark-haired, hazel-eyed spitfire crosses my path. She and her sexy-as-hell striptease were supposed to be a one-night distraction. But too late I noticed the branding on her back and my blood ran cold. This woman wasn’t a distraction—she was a death sentence. Knowing who she was left me no choice. I took her on as my client. But running from her past wasn’t an option. The Marines didn’t train me to retreat. They taught me to engage. One shot. One kill.

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Hold Tight: A For Him Novella (For You) by Alexa Riley

A hotshot consultant hired to streamline Osbourne Corp. meets his match in Pandora Justice—the more she plays hard to get, the more he wants her. They say that like recognizes like, and the day I looked into her deep blues, I met my other half. Pandora Justice took over as head of security at Osbourne Corp. after her father’s retirement. Eighty-hour workweeks are normal; being bossed around by handsome outsiders is not. And she doesn’t like it. Not even one bit. It’s amazing how easily she can lie to herself. I had to have her. Plain and simple. The first time Pandora sees Royce in the ring—all tattoos and sinew, covered in sweat—he looks at her like he’s just won more than the fight. Like he won her. I won’t play games with her. I’ll wait, and it will kill me, but I’ll do it for her. Royce’s cocky grin with deep dimples makes Pandora melt. Once she wanted to smack that look off his face—now all she wants to do is kiss it. For the rest of her life. The thought of spending the rest of my life with Pandora warms the place in my chest I didn’t think was alive. I’ve put my claim on her—she’s the one, and I’m done. It’s that simple.

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O Face (MeetCute Books) by Heather Hildenbrand

I have a confession. I’ve never had an orgasm. Not for lack of trying. Hell, I even experimented once in college with a girlfriend, but nothing. Nada. Zilch. I’m pretty sure I’m broken. That is, until Liam Porter waltzes back into my life. Cassie Franklin is untouchable. And she wears it well. Heir to a fortune and heart of fucking stone—I’ve never, not once in the years I’ve known her—seen her smile. Not that I’ve lost sleep over her while I’ve been rolling in the sheets with every other beautiful girl this town has to offer. Not to mention the women I had during my tour of duty. I’m not exactly pining. Still, Cassie’s always gotten under my skin—all that cool beauty set into a cold stare. So when her best friend begs me to find out what Cassie’s hiding, I’m more than happy to comply. In fact, this is one covert takedown I’ll actually enjoy. So why is it that the more I learn about the real Cassie Franklin, the more positive I am—there’s only one expression I want to see grace her features: Her O Face. And I never back down from a challenge.

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Third Act (Dark Falkon Book 3) by J.O Mantel

A Love Triangle. Two Rock Stars. One MASSIVE Secret. Falling in love with one of the world's biggest rock stars, was not something Sienna planned. Their relationship has been amazing. Sure, they've had their fair share of problems, but what couple doesn't? Dark Falkon and Lightning Ridge are performing together for the very first time, this means Jake and Lukas must put aside their personal differences for the sake of the one woman they both love. However, one mistake, will change EVERYTHING. Sienna will discover a shocking truth and will be left to make one of the biggest decisions of her life. Who will she choose, Jake...or Lukas? The third and final book in the Dark Falkon Series.

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Ignite (Underground Encounters Book 3) by Lisa Carlisle

We all have secrets. Some so closely guarded for the safety of ourselves--and others... Lily won't consider a permanent relationship. When she meets the singer of a rock band at an underground nightclub, she's disarmed by his sensual voice and mischievous good looks. After an icy introduction, Lily warms up to Nico's charms. He's a computer geek by day, and rock star by night. How could she resist such a combination? She can't--but must keep an emotional distance. No one would understand her furry little secret. It could be dangerous. Especially during the full moon. Yet, she might be the one in danger... Ignite is the third installment in the Underground Encounters series, set in a club that attracts supernatural creatures. Each book can be read on its own, but readers may enjoy reading them in order. Step into Vamps, a thrilling new world of steamy paranormal romance featuring sexy shifters, thirsty vampires, wicked witches, and gorgeous gargoyles!

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Making It Complicated (I Heart Iloilo Book 2) by Clarisse David

No promises. No expectations. Just one night on a paradise island that could mean everything. Nineteen-year-old Cam has a metric ton of emotional baggage and is in no mood to unload them on anyone. After her parents' marriage imploded, stress-free is the only way she wants her life to be. And what could be more freeing than spending the summer on Boracay? Absolutely nothing...until she bumps heads with Hunter, the hot drummer who screams incoming heartbreak from a mile away. Hunter has grand plans, none of which include angry-at-the-world Cam, best friend to the girl he always thought he'd end up with. He likes his life steady, thank you very much. But steady has now become synonymous with boring. His grand plans don't seem so grand anymore. So when Cam comes home to Iloilo City and reaches out to him, he surprises himself when the one answer he can think of is...yes. Definitely yes. Sometimes, complications are the only things that make sense.

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A Will & A Way: A Holiday Romance by Nora Roberts

Fall in love this holiday season with a classic from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. Pandora McVie’s life is tied up in knots. In order to respect her uncle Jolley’s last wishes, she’s stuck spending Christmas isolated in the Catskills with Michael Donahue, the cobeneficiary of her uncle’s will. Jolley was a matchmaker to the end—and apparently for some time beyond. The infuriating Michael is har