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Release Blitz: The Job by Cara Dee

The Job | Cara Dee

An Auctioned Story

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Release Date: May 7th, 2021

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Blurb

With the help of their ball-busting daughter, some questionable morals, and an important job to get done, Casey and Boone will steal you away to the grit and glitz of Las Vegas in this fast-paced romance.

I’m not supposed to do this job without Boone.

We may not share genes, but it’s been us against the world since his mom took me in as a toddler. The rowdy O’Sullivan boys who raised all the hell that Vegas could handle. Not that all my memories are wild and make my heart race. After all, I realized I was in love with the bastard at some point, so there’s been plenty of pathetic yearning and jealousy too.

Even so, it’s been him and me. Brothers, partners in crime, and, for the past six years, co-parents to an amazing little girl. But that’s another story. Right now, I gotta focus on the job our cousin gave us, and I need Boone by my side.

The problem is we haven’t really been on speaking terms for four years now.

This story takes place in Cara Dee’s Camassia Cove Universe, a fictional town where all books stand on their own, unless otherwise stated, and the reader can jump in wherever they want.

Excerpt

My phone rang in my pocket, and I was surprised to see my cousin’s number. We hadn’t talked in a while. “Darius, how the fuck are you?” I smiled. We didn’t share genes either; he was Boone’s biological cousin, but we came from families that picked up strays left and right. I’d once been a stray, just like Ace.

“I’m good, kid. All good,” he answered. “How’s Vegas?”

“Hot.” I eyed a guy walking past. “What can I do for you, cuz?”

“I have a job for you and Boone,” he told me. “Willow’s gonna send you all the information you need.” That would be his tech-savvy little sister. “Pretty straightforward—recon work, virtually no pay.”

I grinned. “My favorite kind. How’d you know?”

He chuckled. “When push comes to shove, it’s more of a favor, but there will be plenty of opportunities for you and Boone to collect a reward from our target.”

Color me intrigued. I knew Darius used to be a private military contractor, but he must’ve taken a break from retirement if he was calling me about a job.

“You can count me in,” I said. I trusted him, and I was always on the lookout for my next job. “Boone’s another matter. We haven’t been on speaking terms for the past four years.”

“Why the fuck not?” Darius demanded. “Shit was good when we saw each other last year.”

No—far from it. “We’re good at pretending when we have to, I guess.” I hated thinking about it. I hated being reminded of it. “I don’t wanna get into the details,” I said. “Long-ass story.”

“So we’ll save it for another time,” Darius said. “But you better patch shit up with him, kid, because I need you both on this. You’ll hear from Willow tonight.”

About The Author

cara

I’m often awkwardly silent or, if the topic interests me, a chronic rambler. In other words, I can discuss writing forever and ever. Fiction, in particular. The love story—while a huge draw and constantly present—is secondary for me, because there’s so much more to writing romance fiction than just making two (or more) people fall in love and have hot sex.

There’s a world to build, characters to develop, interests to create, and a topic or two to research thoroughly.

Every book is a challenge for me, an opportunity to learn something new, and a puzzle to piece together. I want my characters to come to life, and the only way I know to do that is to give them substance—passions, history, goals, quirks, and strong opinions—and to let them evolve.

I want my men and women to be relatable. That means allowing room for everyday problems and, for lack of a better word, flaws. My characters will never be perfect.

Wait…this was supposed to be about me, not my writing.

I’m a writey person who loves to write. Always wanderlusting, twitterpating, kinking, cooking, baking, and geeking. There’s time for hockey and family, too. But mostly, I just love to write.

Find Cara on social media here: https://www.caradeewrites.com/cdwlandingpage

Triumphant return to the Sex and Mayhem Series

55344413._SY475_Gutter Mind: Smoke Valley MC by K.A. Merikan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

An absolutely triumphant return to the Sex and Mayhem series, back with the Smoke Valley Motorcycle Club and another one of the Heller brothers finding his love for a guy.

Arden is a gorgeously pretty 18-year-old who loves to feel feminine things against his skin, loves make up and sexy lingerie but is absolutely secure in his identity as a gay man.

Mike has always got his eye on the next beautiful woman to pass by and when his gaze lands on Arden working in the MC club’s general store he’s not even slightly fazed that Arden is male.

The sparks fly between them from the off and when Arden needs protecting from an ex who has a revenge grudge, he jumps in happily.

As this is the Merikans, don’t expect a sweet and cosy romance. It’s steaming hot, packed with morally dubious behaviour and a fair bit of law breaking.

These guys are willing to do anything to protect family and their club.

There’s a hilariously funny sub plot running through the book too with a bunch of backwoods characters who make alien sculptures and who keep trying to get Mike to marry one of their offspring through ever increasingly ridiculous methods.

The conclusion to that line is genius and so far from what I was expecting I actually had tears from laughing.

With all the typical mayhem and sex that the series title promises, this was a brilliant adrenaline rush.

#ARC kindly received from the authors in return for an honest and unbiased review.

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Explosive final draws Halo and Viper’s love story to a close

ANGEL AMAZONAngel by Ella Frank & Brooke Blaine

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Ella and Brooke bring the first part of their Fallen Angel trilogy to a close with an explosive final which – while it doesn’t answer all the questions – leaves Halo and Viper in a pretty sweet place and looking at a future together.

Angel has all the insane chemistry and volcanic hot sexy times readers should have come to expect with this pairing, but there’s also a whole load of vulnerability and quite a bit of heart-searching before this couple settle into a state of contented bliss.

Tensions come from external sources, Halo and Viper are all in throughout this instalment, but pressures from the music business itself, their same-sex pairing in a rock band, a new manager and Viper finally meeting Halo’s parents, all conspire to keep the narrative flowing.

I’ve really enjoyed this series, it’s a whole load of sexy fun and an easy read and I’m looking forward now to seeing how Killian manages to get new band manager Levi to break his no sex with the client rule.

In the hands of this pair, I’m sure it’s going to be another epic ride.

#ARC kindly received from the authors in return for an honest and unbiased review

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