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Release Blitz: Ache by Marley Valentine

Ache | Marley Valentine

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Release Date: June 22nd, 2021

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I couldn’t tell you when I fell in love with Gael Herrera, but I wish I knew how to make it stop.

Falling in love with a straight man is a rookie mistake. But falling in love with my soon-to-be-married-to-a-woman best friend is nothing but heartache.

Through all the years, and all the men I’ve fooled around with, he’s always been at the back of my mind. An unrequited crush I wish I could shake. A dream that was never going to come true.

When I whisk him off to a surprise bachelor party weekend in Vegas, I surrender to the idea that this is an opportunity for me to finally let go of my feelings for him and say goodbye.

But after a heated exchange and an even hotter kiss, everything I thought I knew about our friendship changed.

Maybe I had it wrong. Maybe, after all this time, we were more than best friends. Maybe, just maybe, he felt it too.

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Excerpt

“Gael,” I breathe out. “Please.”

He shakes his head, and even though every fiber of my being knows how dangerous this is, being like this, I stay still. I stand there and let him hold me, intimately, as he tells me he loves somebody else.

Slowly, his hands rise, ghosting the length of me and settling on either side of my neck. “Ask me why I’m not with you. Why I’m not marrying you.”

Unable to look at him, I turn my head, and he persists with the questioning. “Ask me why, Jordan.”

“Stop,” I plead. Forcefully, I step out of his hold and let my eyes land on his. “What is the point, Gael?” I ask, exasperated. “What is the fucking point of rehashing all the things we want and can’t have?”

“Why can’t we have them?” he says.

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About the Author

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Living in Sydney, Australia with her family, Marley Valentine is a USA Today bestselling author and a former social worker who uses her past experiences to write real life, emotional and heartfelt contemporary romance.

She enjoys mixing it up with both M/F and M/M Romance incorporating all forms of life, lust and love as her characters embark on their journey to their happily ever after.

When she’s not busy writing her own stories, she spends most of her time immersed in the words of her favourite authors.

Marley enjoys interacting with her readers so please feel free to reach out to her via Facebook, Instagram, email and/or subscribe to her newsletter.

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Release Tour: The Other Side of Here by E.M. Lindsey

The Other Side of Here | E.M. Lindsey

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Release Date: March 30th 2021

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Married for nearly two decades, Luca and Sebastion know what they want from life and from love, but they certainly don’t expect the shake-up that is Alexander Thomas. Their marriage has been open since the start, but it’s not until Luca sends a wrong text that they realize there might be room for something new. Something a little bit more permanent. The only problem is, Xan’s already taken, and the man he’s with is dangerous.

Xan’s life has been off the rails since his parents died, and with his current relationship turning toxic, he’s not sure he wants to inflict his chaos on the lives of two men who don’t deserve it. Luca and Sebastion are worthy of so much more, and Xan isn’t sure he’ll ever deserve the chance at their unconditional love.

After all, he’s been engaged to a man who can’t stand him for two years, and he still can’t find the courage to leave. But when things go from bad to worse, Xan knows something has to give, and he realizes then the only difficult step to take is the first one.

Some relationships are meant for moments, and some are meant for forever, but none of these men know how their story will end until they’re standing together, on the other side of here.

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He dialed up his husband and sat back in his chair as it rang.

“Oh, my love,” Sebastion breathed through the speaker.

Luca closed his eyes and let the sound of Sebastion’s voice wash over him. “I’m home.”

“Was Alexander still there when you got in?” he asked.

Luca chuckled. “Yeah, and in my morphine haze I don’t remember you telling me he was going to be here. Todd said it was some kid, and I figured it was like the neighbor’s grandson or something.”

“Oh god,” Sebastion groaned.

“It was fine.” Luca stared down at his arm again—at his fingers which were bright red, and he let himself feel the pain for a moment. “I asked him to stay. I hope you don’t mind, but I really don’t want to be alone right now.”

“Luca,” he warned, and there was that tone in his voice—the one that was always more reasonable. The one that was able to turn off his dick and his heart whenever he needed to.

“I know,” Luca said, “but I couldn’t let him go.”

Sebastion was quiet a long moment, then he sighed. “He’s very beautiful. You told me he was, but I didn’t have any clue.”

Luca closed his eyes and nodded. “Yes, he is. When I got in, he and Ivy were napping on the sofa, and I think I fell a little bit in love with him right there.”

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About the Author

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E.M. Lindsey is a non-binary, MM Romance author who lives on the East Coast of the United States. When they’re not working, EM is spending time on the beach, kayaking, swimming, and playing with their dogs.

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To celebrate E.M. Lindsey’s new release, They’re giving you a chance to win one of two prizes:

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Tanya brings all the feels

Kitchen Sink DomKitchen Sink Dom by Tanya Chris

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved this book, it wasn’t anything like us been expecting and it was all the better for that.

When I started reading it, I thought it’d be your typical kink exploration and sexual awakening, but no, it’s so much more.

It throws all of the above in with a dysfunctional family dynamic between Harrison and his older sister Taylor which still manages to be based in support for each other.

Then it adds in an element of suspense with subs going missing and potential human trafficking.

And finally, it brings together an eclectic bunch of people all working together to try and find 17-year-old Arlo.

I loved how everything entwined without ever becoming too overly complicated or dramatic.

Tanya obviously knows her kink and she knows how to play around with the intimacy of finding a perfectly matched pair.

Watching Cash and Harrison navigate their way to happiness via grumpy encounters and dawning awareness is a joy.

I can’t wait for the other two books in the series!

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

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