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Cover Reveal: Dear Agony by Georgia Cates

by Georgia Cates

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Dear-Agony-eBook-Cover-Square-1Dear Agony,

You’ve been my shadow, following me through childhood—filling my days and nights with terror and uncertainty. You cleverly disguised yourself as some form of pain or suffering as I grew into a young woman. We were unwavering companions … until I severed our ties.

I traded homelessness on the streets of New Orleans for a luxurious bed covered by the finest linens.

I traded dumpster diving for dinner in the finest restaurants.

I traded myself to a stranger—Bastien Pascal.

I have a good life within my platonic and mutually beneficial companionship with Bash.

He’s my friend. My mentor. My roommate.

Until everything changes.

I’m not supposed to get goosebumps when his hand brushes my skin.

I’m not supposed to be eager for his soothing touch following one of my nightmares.

I’m not supposed to think about what might happen if I reached out to him in the darkness.

Falling in love with him? Preposterous . . . unavoidable.

Agony, why are you back with a vengeance to rob me of this life I’ve come to love so dearly?

I’m finally happy. Don’t ruin this for me.

Always yours,


In this epic love story, Dear Agony forges a connection between an unlikely pair—a beautiful rose entwined in barbed wire and a shipwreck sinking into the darkest depths of the ocean. This agonizing romantic novel poses some gut-wrenching questions: What does a woman do when the man she loves is planning his own demise? And how far will she go to give him something to live for?




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IMG_4677Georgia resides in rural Mississippi with her wonderful husband, Jeff, and their two beautiful daughters. She spent fourteen years as a labor and delivery nurse before she decided to pursue her dream of becoming an author and hasn’t looked back yet.

When she’s not writing, she’s thinking about writing. When she’s being domestic, she’s listening to her iPod and visualizing scenes for her current work in progress. Every story coming from her always has a song to inspire it.

Representation: All questions regarding subsidiary rights for any of my books, inquiries regarding foreign translation and film rights should be directed to Jane Dystel of Dystel & Goderich.

New Release/Review – Ego Maniac by Vi Keeland

by Vi Keeland


Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00072]The night I met Drew Jagger, he’d just broken into my new Park Avenue office.
I dialed 9-1-1 before proceeding to attack him with my fancy new Krav Maga skills.
He quickly restrained me, then chuckled, finding my attempted assault amusing.

Of course, my intruder had to be arrogant.
Only, turned out, he wasn’t an intruder at all.

Drew was the rightful occupant of my new office. He’d been on vacation while his posh space was renovated.
Which was how a scammer got away with leasing me office space that wasn’t really available for rent.
I was swindled out of ten grand.

The next day, after hours at the police station, Drew took pity on me and made me an offer I couldn’t refuse. In exchange for answering his phones while his secretary was out, he’d let me stay until I found a new place.
I probably should have acted grateful and kept my mouth shut when I overheard the advice he was spewing to his clients. But I couldn’t help giving him a piece of my mind.
I never expected my body to react every time we argued. Especially when that was all we seemed to be able to do.

The two of us were complete opposites. Drew was a bitter, angry, gorgeous-as-all-hell, destroyer of relationships. And my job was to help people save their marriages.
The only thing the two of us had in common was the space we were sharing.
And an attraction that was getting harder to deny by the day.


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Where do I begin with this review? The whole book was amazing, it’s gonna be hard to write a review and do this book justice..but, here goes……..

Egomaniac, aka Drew Jagger, is returning from a trip to Hawaii to his New York office that was being renovated while he was gone. Drew is a divorce attorney that has a major burr up his butt when it comes to women. He only takes the male client part of the divorce. Since he went through a divorce and saw what a lying, scheming, gold digging woman he divorced; women in general have left a bitter taste in his mouth and he decides the men is who he will be looking out for during each divorce. Of course, that doesn’t stop him from having his “hit it and quit it” sessions with the opposite sex. He sees a light on in the file room and he heads to it to cut the light off. When he approaches there’s a woman…who is freaking out and screaming while standing in a chair. She’s screaming at him? She scared the sh** out of him!! Then she threatens to call 911 and beat him up with her Krav Maga skills because this is her office? Either she’s crazy or there’s been a terrible mix up.

Emerie Rose left Oklahoma and moved to New York following the man she thought she loved, Baldwin. He never pays attention to her, but hey, a girl can hope that he’ll notice what a catch she is. She is a psychologist and lands a deal on an office that’s on Park Avenue. She jumps at the chance John Cougar offers her. She’s in her new office and some man comes in and that’s when her life and dreams get turned upside down. He’s telling her she got scammed out of her life savings and the building belongs to him and he did not rent it to anyone. Could her life get any worse!?

Emerie and Drew take us on a frustrating, funny, sexy and sweet journey in this book! She hates him, yet they begin to get along and she begins to wonder how “things” would be with him. Will she act on them? Drew has such a past with women, will he let this little firecracker past those walls he’s built up?

Oh my gosh, what a book this was!! I was captivated from the beginning! Loved Emerie and Drew, the bantering between them was as funny as it was hot!! I was so annoyed at Drew, yet he was so funny and sexy with a capital S, it was hard not to fall in love with the guy!! A great book and a must read!!

– Reviewed by Judy

EGOMANIC by Vi Keeland was my very first read by this author and let me tell what an amazing book to get started with.

The story of this book was very well written and the plot is very fast paced, the characters are just swoon worthy, so much so that there are no words for them and the amazing chemistry that Drew and Emerie have right from the get go, again swoon, and then there are the laugh out loud moments that will just get you.

Emerie has just relocated to New York, she followed her best friend (whom she wants to be more) there and thinks that she has rented a newly remodeled office space for next to nothing (which is a score for her), but when Drew comes home from vacation and finds her in his office he is set to call the cops and have her arrested, but the minute Emerie opens her mouth his feelings change and Drew even ends up letting her stay in the extra office (for reasons of his own desires).  Will this office arrangement work between Drew and Emerie, how can it with the growing attraction between (for both of them)?  The back forth funniness with Drew and Emerie is what makes this story so good, but as with any good thing there has to be a monkey wrench thrown in to make all the good times come crashing down, will Emerie and Drew end up together of is life going to get in the way???

EGOMANIC by Vi Keeland was opened and read in one sitting and given how amazing this read was I will be one clicking some more of her work in the near future.  I would give EGOMANIC 4/5 stars.

– Reviewed by Kendra




author-photoVi Keeland is a #1 New York Times Bestselling author. With more than a million books sold, her titles have appeared in over fifty Bestseller lists and are currently translated in twelve languages. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.


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Release Blitz: Entice Me by J. Kenner

by J. Kenner


From New York Times bestselling author J. Kenner comes a sensually seductive novella starring fan favorites Damien Stark and his wife, Nikki Fairchild.


Includes a special preview of Anchor Me, the highly anticipated fourth full-length novel featuring Nikki & Damien as they begin the next chapter in their life together.

I didn’t understand passion until I met Damien, the man who turned my world upside down and swept me off my feet.

And though our life together feels perfect, we can’t escape our secrets–and the danger that continually threatens to surface.

But for one night, I seek a respite. A birthday wish for my husband, my lover, my friend—one absolutely perfect night.

It is my most ardent wish.

And I only hope that it will come true…

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julie-j-kenner-author-photoJ.Kenner (aka Julie Kenner) is the New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal and #1 International bestselling author of over seventy novels, novellas and short stories in a variety of genres.

Though known primarily for her award-winning and international bestselling erotic romances (including the Stark and Most Wanted series) that have reached as high as #2 on the New York Times bestseller list, JK has been writing full time for over a decade in a variety of genres including paranormal and contemporary romance, “chicklit” suspense, urban fantasy, and paranormal mommy lit.

JK has been praised by Publishers Weekly as an author with a “flair for dialogue and eccentric characterizations” and by RT Bookclub for having “cornered the market on sinfully attractive, dominant antiheroes and the women who swoon for them.” A five time finalist for Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award, JK took home the first RITA trophy awarded in the category of erotic romance in 2014 for her novel, Claim Me (book 2 of her Stark Trilogy). Her Demon Hunting Soccer Mom series (as Julie Kenner) is currently in development with AwesomenessTV/Awestruck.

Her books have sold over three million copies and are published in over twenty languages.

In her previous career as an attorney, JK worked as a clerk on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and practiced primarily civil, entertainment and First Amendment litigation in Los Angeles and Irvine, California, as well as in Austin, Texas. She currently lives in Central Texas, with her husband, two daughters, and two rather spastic cats.


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