Monday, September 19, 2016

Teaser Reveal: SEARCHING FOR DISASTER By Jennifer Probst


Today we are sharing some teasers for Searching for Disaster by Jennifer Probst. This book is part of the Searching For series and it is currently up for pre-order. Be sure to check out the incredible pre-order contest below for a chance to win signed copies of the series, swag, and more!




The next highly anticipated novella in the Searching For series, a romantic spin-off of the Marriage to a Billionaire series from New York Times bestselling sensation Jennifer Probst.

When Isabella MacKenzie tries to move on from her disastrous past, Officer William Devine is determined to show her that love is the only way to heal. This sexy enovella, the final installment in Jennifer Probst’s heartwarming Searching For series, follows the high-powered women of the popular matchmaking agency Kinnections, located in the small, picturesque town of Verily, NY.



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Jennifer Probst - Bio:

Jennifer Probst wrote her first book at twelve years old. She bound it in a folder, read it to her classmates, and hasn’t stopped writing since. She took a short hiatus to get married, get pregnant, buy a house, get pregnant again, pursue a master’s in English Literature, and rescue two shelter dogs. Now she is writing again.

She makes her home in Upstate New York with the whole crew. Her sons keep her active, stressed, joyous, and sad her house will never be truly clean.

She is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. She was thrilled her book, The Marriage Bargain, was ranked #6 on Amazon's Best Books for 2012. She loves hearing from readers. 

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Available Now! Yankee Tenacity (Mayson-Dickson Mystery Series Book 2) By Jocie McKade. Including character interviews and promo video!


Following the latest cryptic message that might lead them to the truth about their parents, Emme Mayson and Jackie Dickson are pulled into another murder investigation when a man dressed in a kilt falls from the sky onto their truck.

As if a dead body isn't enough, FBI Special Agent Chris Meechum and sexy caretaker Sam Fender try to rein in their sleuthing, but the sisters are determined to solve this murder. Men in kilts, Renaissance Faires, and a few mobsters in all the wrong places complicate the case.

Emme Mayson is a Southern charmer from Alabama. Jackie Dickson is a straight-forward professional from Boston, they aren't exactly a match made in heaven. The only thing keeping them from starting another war between the states is the mystery surrounding their parents, and their own lives.

Mayson-Dickson - Northern logic, Southern charm, and murder!

Yankee Tenacity Excerpt:

Jackie Dickson glanced behind her at the long truck bed. "Why would you buy a pisser like this?"

"Don't you be calling my pickup a pisser. That is just not nice." Emme patted the dashboard. "I like Cleo, and I've missed having my truck."

"Cleo? You realize this is a machine, right? Nuts, bolts, an engine, nothing more." Just when she thought her "maybe" twin sister, that was still to be determined, was going to be tolerable to live with, she goes all Alabama redneck.

"At least, it's more practical than that little skateboard you bought." Emme snarled at her.

"Skateboard? That blue beauty is a Z4 BMW roadster that tops out at a 165 MPH." Patting the dashboard of the truck sarcastically, she moaned. "What does this tank do? A slow crawl through Dixie?"

"It ain't all about the speed. Cleo can pull a boat, haul anything you want, lets me see over traffic, and as a bonus, I can run right over your puny little Beamer." She smiled.

Such was life with Ellie May Clampett. Jackie wondered what karmic debt she owed to have been sent here. It must have been a whopper.

"Did you put those coordinates into the GPS?"

"No, I'm just riding shotgun, while throwing biscuits to Jethro in the back."

Emme swerved a bit to the right, driving through the center of a huge pothole. The sudden impact jolted Jackie off her seat, crunching her elbow against the door. Then a loud thud hammered the back of the truck sending a shudder through the metal. The truck swerved, and Emme fought the wheel.

"Being a smart ass is one thing, trying to kill me is another." Jackie snapped.

"It wasn't me," Emme pulled the steering wheel hard. "I think we blew a tire." Easing the truck onto the side of the road, she pushed the four-way lights on and slid out. Tilting her head to one side, she looked at the tires, gave a shrug, started to walk to the back and stopped dead in her tracks.

Emme's hazel eyes grew large, the color drained from her tanned face and every part of her body was frozen into place.

This was one of those moments when Jackie had to decide if she really wanted to look behind her or not. They probably ran over some poor woodland animal. 

Those beasts were all over the place down here in the south. It's remains were probably scrambled over the side of the truck, and this miserable humidity would make it start stinking.

Emme stood on tip-toes, tilted her head to one side, and crooked her finger motioning Jackie to get out. Damn, there was no way of getting out of seeing what carnage was underneath the truck. Shoving open the door, she stepped onto the gravel shoulder, turning.

"Holy shit, what is that?"

"I think it's a body."

They walked toward the bed of the truck where booted feet hung over the side. The edge of the truck's bed was now a funky 'U' shape, the feet were perched at odd angles, and the branches of several pine trees nearly covered the rest of the body. At least, Jackie hoped there was a rest of the body.

"No. Hell no. Not another dead body. Seriously? Who the hell did we piss off so bad?" Jackie shook her head. Three dead bodies in a matter of weeks wasn't normal. Normal? Ha! It was downright screwed up.

"Eww, eww," Emme peered into the truck bed first. "That is nasty." Walking to the back, she stepped up on the bumper.

"What are you doing?" If she thought it was nasty why was she getting an even better look?

"Huh, will you look at this." Two cars sped past, their breeze making Emme hang onto the tailgate. "What do y'all think this is a NASCAR race?" She shouted after them.

Jackie hesitated. They'd seen enough mangled bodies recently to last a lifetime. Just a few weeks ago, they hadn't known each other existed. Jackie was a happy executive with a pharmaceutical company in Boston, and Emme was an architect working in Alabama. Then they both received a cryptic letter to come to Washington, D.C.
Since then a man was assassinated in front of them, they'd been shot at, moved to a 'safe' house by some agency - they didn't know which one - told their recently deceased parents were spies, and decided to open a private investigation office as a way of hiding their search for the truth about their parents. That was all it was supposed to be a PI agency that acted as a good cover story in their search. PI credentials opened doors.
Then they solved a high profile murder after a dead body slammed into them. That gave them a good paycheck, let them help the local cops put a murderer behind bars and put them square in the PI business. They had managed to keep their names out of the paper, barely. Publicity wasn't a good thing for people in a jacked-up witness protection program.
Jackie was hoping for nice little cases that involved cheating spouses or worker's comp fraud, not real dead bodies.

Standing on the bumper beside Emme she looked at the surprisingly intact body. It was a man in his mid to late thirties, Caucasian, brown hair tied in a ponytail, and dressed in, wait, what? A Scottish kilt.

"What the hell?" They exchanged glances. Jackie took one of the pine branches and lifted the kilt.

"What are you doing?"

"I'm checking to see if he was a real Scotsman." She dropped the branch.

"And you think looking at his junk is going to tell you? That is just rude." Emme jumped down just as a convertible sports car stopped.

"Hey, sweet thing do you need some help?" The driver's bald head glistened in the sun, his neon blue mesh tank top had been blown to an odd angle off one shoulder, and he was in serious need of a shave. He gave the engine a few revs.

"We sure do, honey." Emme pointed to the truck. "We could use some help dumping this dead body." The man the floored the convertible for all it was worth.

Did her sister really just tell that man there was a dead body in their truck? Yes, dammit she did.

"You know that man is calling the cops right now."

"My call will trump his." Emme smiled. "I have Agent Meechum's private number."

M-D Interview Jackie Dickson - The Northern Sister:

Thank you for hosting me today. My name is Jackie Dickson and I'm the featured character in Jocie McKade's Mayson-Dickson Investigations cozy mystery series.

That sounds intriguing, why Mayson-Dickson?

That was not my idea, in fact, I hate the name. It was apparently picked by my father, a man I never knew existed.

Wait, your dad picked your name, but you didn't know him?

That's correct. I received a letter summoning me to a law office in Washington, D.C. Little did I know that day would change my entire life. I was introduced to a woman that was supposed to be my sister, my twin sister, can you imagine?

You have a twin sister you didn't know about?

Apparently. But I have my doubts that we are sisters. I mean the woman is an annoying redneck from Alabama. She swaddles herself in pink and wears, oh man, she wears a NASCAR hat. I think she's fixed grits a few times too, I can smell the things.

What brought you together?

A bullet. Yeah, blunt I know, but I'm from Boston it's how we are. The day we met in that lawyer's office, a sniper took the man out. Damn, it was ugly. He did manage to utter some strange message that we are working on deciphering. Jocie, our author says that will be worked out in book two - maybe.

We were given new identities and told to head to a new location. The next thing we know, there's a dead body washing across Emme and we are tangled up in a murder investigation.

Why were you given new identities?

Hell if I know, it had something to do with our parents. Apparently, they were both involved in some bad-ass government black ops work and, man, this is hard to talk about. They split up and they split us up to protect us. At least, that's what little bit we were told before that sniper bullet took out our only source of information. In spite of not really liking each other, we are working together to find out the truth about our parents.

So, in the middle of all this, you two start at PI firm?

Why not? We found that we are really good at solving murders and using our PI credentials is a great way to investigate our parents.

Tell us about those delicious men in your new life.

First there is Fender, he came with the new house. He is a beach bum that lives in the cottage and is the caretaker, but I suspect he is more than that. The man is nothing I would ever have even given a second glance too in Boston. Here, however, I don't know maybe it's the beach air, but I'm having a hard time keeping my distance.

Then there is Agent Meechum working locally on assignment for the FBI. He is a true pain in Emme's ass. The man dogs her like a puppy. I think we drive him crazy.

And then we have Zack, we sort of inherited him and he is proving to be very valuable.

Plus there is, what? What? Jocie is giving me that annoying throaty thing, you know when you need to shut up. I don't know why she can't just say 'shut up'. I think that crazy Southern sister of mine is getting to her.

If you'd like to know more, just head over to Amazon and snag a copy of Mayson-Dickson, The Line is Drawn.

Jocie is giving away an ebook of Mayson-Dickson!

M-D Character Interview With Emme Mayson - the Southern Sister:

Hey, y'all my name is Emme Dickson. I'm the Southern half of Mayson-Dickson Investigations. I'm glad you invited me over.

What did you think when you met you Boston sister?

When I first met her? Honestly, I didn't think much of her. I mean, whew, she was all power suit and condescending attitude. After a while though I discovered she was a pretty awesome lady - for a Yankee. Plus, we still don't know if we're really sisters or not. You see someone, we don't know who, seems to have tampered with the DNA test we took.

Tampered with a test? Any idea of who that might be?

Honestly, no. I mean who would want to mess around with DNA test? That's alright, I can get another one.

The lawyer that summoned both of you was shot and killed, and didn't answer all your questions. Do you have any ideas what's really going on?

That poor, poor man. A sniper put one right between his eyes. He managed to croak out a final word or two before he transpired, but neither Jackie nor I had a clue what he meant. The next thing we know this scary secret agent woman Sydney, was ushering us out the door.

The only thing we know is that our parents were afraid and tried to protect us. They split up and they split us up to keep us safe. Our quest now is to find out who they really were, and why someone might have killed them and is likely trying to find us.

Do you think your parents were spies?

We don't know, but we've made a good start on finding out.

On your first walk in your new location you stumbled on a dead body. Did that make you want to pack your bags and leave?

Ewww, that body smelled like a dead pig on a hot August day. I swear every time you mention it, I recall that smell. To answer you, no it didn't make me want to leave, it made me want to find out who killed him.

Did Jackie feel the same way?

She did, but she sure wouldn't admit it. It took a few margaritas to convince her.

Tell us about the two men that stumble into your lives at your new location?

First, there is Fender. He is the caretaker of the property we live in and he is a cutie. The man is all beach wave hair, tanned body and he has a thing for Jackie.

Then there is Agent Chris Meechum. He is on special assignment for the FBI and this is one hot agent, let me tell you.

Neither man wants us to start our PI business, but we have a secret weapon - Zack. I just got the loud clearing throat signal from our author Jocie, so you'll have to read the book to find out about him.
Thanks for having me today. 

I hope y'all will head over to Amazon and put yourself up a copy of Mayson-Dickson, The line is Drawn, Book One. Grab a sweet tea, and a comfy chair and enjoy.

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Meet The Author: Jocie McKade

Jocie McKade is an award winning, Amazon bestselling author of romantic comedies, and humorous cozy mysteries. She has been accused of making readers laugh out loud at inappropriate moments.

Besides writing fun fiction, Jocie pens articles for national publications. The senior news editor for a reader's news blog, she is part of an award winning production team where she writes video scripts, press releases, and blog posts. 

When not writing, she is plotting military maneuvers against hostile dust bunnies.

Jocie is giving away an ebook of Mayson-Dickson!

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Second Chance with the CEO (The Serenghetti Brothers) By Anna DePalo

After one fake kiss, she's crushing on the sexy CEO —again! 

Only from USA TODAY bestselling author Anna DePalo! 

Teacher Marisa Danieli needs a headliner for her school fund-raiser. Her best bet? Cole Serenghetti, former star hockey player turned CEO of his family's construction empire. Sure, she had a disastrous high school crush on the guy, but business is business… 

Until it turns into funny business—and posing as a couple. This time, the feelings are red-hot and made worse by the fact that Marisa's ex-fiancĂ© is dating Cole's ex-girlfriend! Is Marisa's fund-raiser coup about to backfire, or is this second chance with the CEO the real deal?

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Second Chance with the CEO is the first book I have read by Anna DePalo and I have really enjoyed it!

Marisa Danieli is a teacher at her former high school. She is in charge of their fundraiser and wants a great guest to headline the event to make it a success. Marisa decides to ask ex-hockey star Cole Serenghetti. That is easier said than done since they have a past and haven't seen each other in 15 years. 

Cole Serenghetti is now the CEO of his families construction business. He isn't happy to see Marisa, especially with what he thought was her betrayal of him in school. After Marisa explains to Cole her side of the story, he is more understanding and will help her.

When they are seen together at the local bar, they decide to start a fake relationship. What starts as fake, slowly starts to seem real. Cole realizes that as he spends time with Marisa, he wants more and she is the woman for him.

This is a beautiful second chance story that I would definitely recommend. 

I also enjoyed the other characters in the story and I am looking forward to reading more about them in the future!

A Book Obsessed Chicks Review Team Selection 

Meet the Author:

Anna DePalo is the USA Today best-selling author of contemporary romances published in over twenty countries. Her books have won the RT Reviewers' Choice Award, the OCC/RWA Book Buyer’s Best and the NJRW Golden Leaf. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and Novelists, Inc. Raised bilingual in Brooklyn by her Italian parents, she attended Harvard and practiced intellectual property law but now calls writing her passion. She lives with her husband, son and daughter in New York.

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Friday, September 2, 2016

Available Now! Forbidden Legacy (The Forbidden Series) By Diana Cosby


A betrothal neither wants . . . a passion neither can resist.
When the English murder Lady Katherine Calbraith’s family, she refuses their demands to wed an English noble to retain her home. Avalon Castle is her birthright, one she’s determined to keep.  After Katherine’s daring escape, she’s stunned when Scotland’s king agrees to allow her to return to Avalon, but under the protection of Sir Stephan MacQuistan . . . as the knight’s wife.  To reclaim her heritage, Katherine agrees. She accepts her married fate, certain that regardless of the caliber of the man, Stephan may earn her trust, but he’ll never win her love.
One of the Knights Templar, Stephan desires no bride, only vengeance for a family lost and a legacy stolen. A profound twist of fate tears apart the Brotherhood he loves, but offers him an opportunity to reclaim his legacy—Avalon Castle. Except to procure his childhood home along with a place to store Templar treasures, he must wed the unsuspecting daughter of the man who killed his family. To settle old scores, Stephan agrees, aware Katherine is merely a means to an end.
The passion that arises between them is as dangerous as it is unexpected. When mortal enemies find themselves locked in love’s embrace, Stephan and Katherine must reconsider their mission and everything they once thought to be true . . .    
Praise for the novels of Diana Cosby

“Cosby gives you it all—passion, danger, lush history and a touch of magic. Excellent reading.”—Hannah Howell, New York Times bestselling author

“A sexy new voice in historical romance. Scottish historicals have a bright new star."—Sandra Hill, USA Today bestselling author

“Diana Cosby writes wonderful historical romance!”—Susan King

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About The Author:

A retired Navy Chief, Diana Cosby is an international bestselling author of Scottish medieval romantic suspense.  Her award-winning books are translated in five languages.  Diana has appeared at Lady Jane’s Salon, in NYC, and in Woman’s Day, on USA Today’s romance blog, “Happily Ever After,”, and in Texoma Living Magazine.

After retiring as a Navy Chief, AGC(AW), Diana dove into her passion – writing romance novels. With 34 moves behind her, she was anxious to create characters who reflected the amazing cultures and people she’s met throughout the world. 

Her years of living in Europe inspired Diana to write in the medieval time frame.  After watching the movie Braveheart and with her passion for writing complex plots, the idea for the MacGruder brothers series was born.

With the release of her 1st book in her new Scottish medieval The Oath trilogy,An Oath Taken, which hit bestseller lists in Canada and the United Kingdom, she’s now preparing for the release of the e Box Set of the MacGruder Brothers series on February 24th, and the last two books in The Oath trilogy, An Oath Broken – 22 June, and, An Oath Sworn – 23 December, 2015!