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Book Release Blitz – Suck My Life by Andie M. Long.

 

๐’๐ฎ๐œ๐ค ๐Œ๐ฒ ๐‹๐ข๐Ÿ๐ž ๐‘๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐ƒ๐š๐ฒ!

Andie M Longโ€™s new paranormal romcom Suck My Life  is out now! 

Global: https://geni.us/Suckmylife

US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08KS6X2F5

UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08KS6X2F5

One minute I’m working in a bookshop and the next minute a vampire decides to kill me.

Enter the tall, dark, handsome stranger whoโ€™s been hanging around the store lately. He has a deal he says I canโ€™t refuse. I can either a) die or b) become a vampire and Queen of the Wayward.

Great choices there, hey? Obviously, I choose option b.

So here I am, trying to get used to not only being undead, but to my new royal role where I’m in charge of the Home of Wayward Souls. Yep, any newly dead spirits that are wild, unhappy, and out to cause trouble. All mine.

Oh, and there’s another tiny thing I need to get my head around. The guy who prevented my demise? He’s Death himself. The grim reaper took a shine to me and wants to take me on a date.

Suck. My. Life.




About Andie M Long:

Andie M. Long is author of the popular Supernatural Dating Agency series amongst many others.

She lives in Sheffield with her son and long-suffering partner.

When not being partner, mother, writer, or book editor, she can usually be found on Facebook or walking her whippet, Bella.

Stalk Links:

Amazon: 

https://www.amazon.com/Andie-M-Long/e/B00HP5D2NK

Website:

 https://www.andiemlongwriter.com

Facebook: 

http://www.facebook.com/andiemlongwriter

Twitter: 

http://www.twitter.com/andiemichelle

Newsletter:

 http://www.subscribepage.com/f8v2u5

Bookbub:

 https://www.bookbub.com/authors/andie-m-long

 

Book Release Tour – Crossing the Line by Laura Farr.

 

Crossing the Line

by Laura Farr

Genre: Romanticย Suspenseย 

Crossing the Line is a standalone

Available in Kindle Unlimited

AVAILABLE NOW!

#CrossingTheLine #LauraFarr #ReleaseTour #BareNakedWords #RomanticSuspense #KindleUnlimited

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Ten years after surviving something no child should ever have to endure, Hallie Anderson is finally ready to stop hiding in the shadows. She has a job she loves, friends who care about her, and a fresh start in an apartment of her own. She can finally put the horrors of the past behind her. Or so she thinks.

When the past merges with the present, Hallie is soon feeling like the scared and vulnerable thirteen-year-old of ten years ago. Wanting desperately to hold onto her new life, sheโ€™s reluctant to accept any offer of help. As events take a dramatic turn, she quickly realizes if she wants to stay alive she has no choice. What she doesnโ€™t expect is the help to come in the form of Sawyer Mitchell, a Close Protection Officer who looks like he should be starring in a Hollywood movie rather than watching her every move.

For Sawyer, the assignment to protect Hallie is like any other assignment heโ€™s taken on. Heโ€™ll do what he needs to do and then walk away. He never gets close to a client, it makes protecting them all the harder if he does. All that changes when he meets Hallie. Heโ€™s inexplicably drawn to her, knowing instantly she isnโ€™t like anyone else heโ€™s protected.

Can Sawyer protect Hallie and keep his feelings for her under control, or will he cross a line, putting both of them in danger?

 

 

Meet The Author

Laura Farr lives in Shropshire with her husband and two children. When she isnโ€™t working, or being a Mummy she is pursuing her dream of writing.

She is a romantic at heart and loves nothing more than writing stories with a happy ever after, even if there is the odd chapter of angst thrown in! Her desire to write came from her love of reading and when she isnโ€™t writing you will find her attached to her kindle or spending time with her family.

Author links

Facebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/laura.farr.547

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Laura-Farr-Author-191769224641474/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurafarr_author/

Twitter: @laurafarr4

Release Blitz – Once Upon A Kiss by Carina Rose.


Once Upon a Kiss by Carina Rose


Genre: Sweet Contemporary Romance


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When Lacey Winters escapes her stressful New York City life for a relaxing winter vacation in the Caribbean, she’s ready to get some sun and enjoy a little time to herself. But her plans for peace and tranquility are shattered when she finds that her ex-boyfriend is already at the same resort – and with the same woman Lacey found him cheating with. 

Reeling from the shock and determined to prove she’s moved on, Lacey impulsively kisses a handsome stranger she spotted on the beach and does it in front of her ex.

As for the stranger in question, Drew Mitchell was just looking for a fun getaway from his busy life in Chicago. He’s surprised, but pleased at this unexpected turn of events and agrees to pose as Lacey’s new boyfriend.

As they explore their tropical surroundings as a couple, Drew finds himself drawn toward Lacey. Now, all he has to do is convince her their romance is real and strong enough to flourish once their vacation is over, while Lacey must decide if she’s ready to take the leap and fall in love.

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Book Cover Reveal – Satyrday Night Fever by Andie M. Long.

 

Cover Reveal

๐’๐š๐ญ๐ฒ๐ซ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐…๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ (๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐Ÿ’ ๐ข๐ง ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐š๐ซ๐š๐ง๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ) ๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐จ๐ง ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ”๐ญ๐ก.

Author: Andie M Long

Genre: Paranormal Romantic Comedy

Cover artist: Tammy Clarke at The Graphics Shed 

Amazon Pre-order: 

https://geni.us/SatNightFever

When TV presenter Harley has an emergency, Roman rushes to her rescue. As she finds out the truthโ€” that she’s half-angelโ€”Harley takes a break from her career to come to terms with her new reality. 

As her past unravels, satyr Roman realises he must also face his ownโ€”the family who rejected him for his differences. 

Can Harley and Roman help each other to accept their true selves? And as they grow ever closer … can love win when one of you has wings and the other has horns?

๐๐จ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐š๐ซ๐š๐ง๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฒ๐ž๐ญ?

 

๐’๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐‡๐ž๐ฑ ๐…๐š๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Ž๐’†๐’†๐’• ๐‘ฝ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’–๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’• ๐‘ต๐’๐’‚๐’‰

๐€๐ฆ๐š๐ณ๐จ๐ง: https://geni.us/HexFactor

๐’‚๐’—๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’…

 

๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ฒ ๐’๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ฌ (๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐Ÿ) ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Ž๐’†๐’†๐’• ๐’‡๐’“๐’๐’๐’•๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’‚๐’Œ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’–๐’ƒ๐’–๐’”

๐˜ผ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฏ๐™ค๐™ฃ: https://geni.us/HeavySouls

๐’‚๐’—๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’…

 

๐–๐ž ๐–๐จ๐ฅ๐Ÿ ๐‘๐จ๐œ๐ค ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ (๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐Ÿ‘) ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Ž๐’†๐’†๐’• ๐‘น๐’†๐’™ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’˜๐’๐’๐’‡ ๐’…๐’“๐’–๐’Ž๐’Ž๐’†๐’“

Amazon: https://geni.us/Wewolfrockyou

 

 

About Andie M Long:

Andie M. Long is author of the popular Supernatural Dating Agency series amongst many others.

She lives in Sheffield with her son and long-suffering partner.

When not being partner, mother, writer, or book editor, she can usually be found on Facebook or walking her whippet, Bella.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Andie-M-Long/e/B00HP5D2NK

Website: https://www.andiemlongwriter.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/andiemlongwriter

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/andiemichelle

Newsletter: http://www.subscribepage.com/f8v2u5

Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/andie-m-long

Cover Reveal – We Wolf Rock You by Andie M. Long.

Cover Reveal

๐–๐ž ๐–๐จ๐ฅ๐Ÿ ๐‘๐จ๐œ๐ค ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ (๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐š๐ซ๐š๐ง๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐Ÿ‘) ๐›๐ฒ ๐€๐ง๐๐ข๐ž ๐Œ ๐‹๐จ๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐’๐ž๐ฉ๐ญ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ–๐ญ๐ก ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐š๐ฏ๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž-๐จ๐ซ๐๐ž๐ซ!

Genre: Paranormal Romantic Comedy

Cover artist: Tammy Clarke at The Graphics Shed 

Amazon Pre-order:

 https://geni.us/Wewolfrockyou

Add to your TBR:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/55301464-we-wolf-rock-you

After throwing herself at Rex Colton for a week and being cast aside, Freya has decided to move on. So, typically, that would be when Rex decides to declare that she’s his mate.

Well, it’s too late.

Freya can’t know whether it’s a genetic error that has triggered Rex’s mate-ometer, or if he now genuinely has feelings for her, and her heart isn’t willing to risk another rejection.

But Rex has decided she’s the one for him. He’s a wolf and thereโ€™s no stopping his pursuit of his mate.

Can he make Freya realise that this is real, or is he destined to be a lone wolf? One thing’s for certain, with watermelon whimsies, impromptu duets, and demon drummers, it’s sure to be wild.

๐๐จ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐š๐ซ๐š๐ง๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฒ๐ž๐ญ?

 

  • ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐‡๐ž๐ฑ ๐…๐š๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Ž๐’†๐’†๐’• ๐‘ฝ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’‘๐’Š๐’“๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’–๐’Š๐’•๐’‚๐’“๐’Š๐’”๐’• ๐‘ต๐’๐’‚๐’‰

๐€๐ฆ๐š๐ณ๐จ๐ง: https://geni.us/HexFactor

๐’‚๐’—๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’…

 

  • ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ฒ ๐’๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ฌ (๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐Ÿ) ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’Ž๐’†๐’†๐’• ๐’‡๐’“๐’๐’๐’•๐’Ž๐’‚๐’ ๐’๐’‚๐’Œ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’Š๐’๐’„๐’–๐’ƒ๐’–๐’”

๐˜ผ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฏ๐™ค๐™ฃ: https://geni.us/HeavySouls

๐’‚๐’—๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’…

 

  • ๐’๐š๐ญ๐ฒ๐ซ๐๐š๐ฒ ๐๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐…๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ (๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐Ÿ‘) ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฅ๐š๐ฌ๐ญ ๐›๐จ๐จ๐ค ๐ข๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ”๐ญ๐ก

 

 

About Andie M Long:

Andie M. Long is author of the popular Supernatural Dating Agency series amongst many others.

She lives in Sheffield with her son and long-suffering partner.

When not being partner, mother, writer, or book editor, she can usually be found on Facebook or walking her whippet, Bella.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Andie-M-Long/e/B00HP5D2NK

Website: https://www.andiemlongwriter.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/andiemlongwriter

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/andiemichelle

Newsletter: http://www.subscribepage.com/f8v2u5

Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/andie-m-long

Book Review – Heavy Souls by Andie M. Long.

Book Review – Heavy Souls by Andie M. Long.

Heavy Souls is the second book in the Paranormals series. This time it centres around Zak, the rockstar with no soul and Erica, the woman behind The Paranormals fan club who just so happens to have a huge crush on Zak, their lead singer, and sets out in hope of bagging herself a rockstar boyfriend when Erica and her bestie, Freya, get invited to stay at their hotel for a week to get the inside scoop for the fan club!
I’m pretty sure I say this every time but I love Andie’s writing! Her stories are always written so well. Once again I’m drawn in and fall in love with her characters. Heavy Souls was hilariously funny with some real laugh out loud moments! The panties scene had me laughing so hard that I unattractedly snorted! Poooor Erica hahaha but oh so freaking funny! We were also left with a surprise ending that had me shocked and wanting more! It was such an awesome read and I can’t wait for book 3, We Wolf Rock You! Bring it on!

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Book Release Blitz – Heavy Souls by Andie M. Long.

 

 

๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฏ๐ฒ ๐’๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐‹๐ˆ๐•๐„ & ๐ข๐ง ๐Š๐ข๐ง๐๐ฅ๐ž ๐”๐ง๐ฅ๐ข๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐!

 

Heavy Souls by Andie M Long

Book 2 in The Paranormals Series


๐๐ฎ๐ซ๐œ๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ:

https://geni.us/HeavySouls

 

๐€๐๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐“๐๐‘:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54364374-heavy-souls

 

 

๐‹๐ž๐š๐ ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ˆ๐ง๐œ๐ฎ๐›๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐™๐š๐ค ๐ข๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐š๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐ฌโ€ฆ

The Paranormals are riding high and Zak should be ecstatic. Instead, he’s exhausted. Having to supply the demon Abaddon with a quota of souls, as well as rehearse, record, and tour means his workload is just too heavy.

 

Shop Assistant Erica is feeling down. Running The Paranormals Fan Club in her spare time, their fans believe she’s in constant touch with her idols, while the truth is she’s not seen them since the final of Britain’s Best New Band and she weirdly can’t remember much of that.

 

When Erica demands a face-to-face interview with Zak, he surprisingly invites her to spend a week accompanying the band as they play London. The band are annoyed at not being consulted, apart from guitarist Noah, who knows that Zak’s deal with the demon can be undone if Zak finds his true love, and what if Erica just happens to be the one?

 

All hell (well, the seventh dimension), is about to break loose.


 

๐’๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐‡๐ž๐ฑ ๐…๐š๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ ๐Ž๐”๐“ ๐๐Ž๐–!

๐€๐ฆ๐š๐ณ๐จ๐ง: https://geni.us/HexFactor

๐’‚๐’๐’”๐’ ๐’‚๐’—๐’‚๐’Š๐’๐’‚๐’ƒ๐’๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’…๐’๐’† ๐’–๐’๐’๐’Š๐’Ž๐’Š๐’•๐’†๐’…

 

We Wolf Rock You – Out 28th September

Satyrday Night Fever – Out 26th October

 

 

About Andie M Long:

Andie M. Long is author of the popular Supernatural Dating Agency series amongst many others.

She lives in Sheffield with her son and long-suffering partner.

When not being partner, mother, writer, or book editor, she can usually be found on Facebook or walking her whippet, Bella.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Andie-M-Long/e/B00HP5D2NK

Website: https://www.andiemlongwriter.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/andiemlongwriter

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/andiemichelle

Newsletter: http://www.subscribepage.com/f8v2u5

Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/andie-m-long

 

Release Blitz – Make You Mine By Fabiola Francisco.




**RELEASE BLITZ**

Title: Make You Mine 
Series: Love in Everton, 4
Author: Fabiola Francisco
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Trope: Hate to Lovers


ADD TO YOUR TBR: GOODREADS: http://bit.ly/2NLJm70
FREE IN KINDLE UNLIMITED!
Blurb:
Iโ€™ve had a fifteen-year-plan since high schoolโ€”get a degree in hospitality, learn the ropes working for a big hotel, before opening my own bed and breakfast. 
Eli Hastings isnโ€™t part of that plan. The sexy-as-sin contractor I hired to renovate my bed and breakfast is the kind of man Iโ€™ve learned to stay away from. 
I canโ€™t stand him most of the time, especially when heโ€™s interfering in my dreams like a know-it-all. That doesnโ€™t mean I donโ€™t imagine what it would feel like to have him pressed against me, but those fantasies are my best kept secret. 
I try to hate him, but one kiss is enough to give in to my desires. Eli challenges me to live outside of my box, until one major deviation in my plan is too big to ignore. I refuse for anything to stand in the way of my dream, even if it causes me to break my own heart.



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Meet Fabiola Francisco

Fabiola Francisco is a contemporary romance author from South Florida. Writing as been a part of her life since she was a teenager. Even at that age, she dreamed of happy endings with emotional twists. Her novels include Perfectly Imperfect, The Restoring Series, Sweet on You Duet, and Red Lights, Black Hearts.  

Her passion for books and writing has inspired her to write her own stories. She writes novels readers could relate to and grow with. Sheโ€™s currently working on writing more stories that connect with readers on a deeper.

Fabiola also loves expressing herself through art and spending time in nature. In her spare time, she loves to cuddle with a good book and a glass of wine.



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Audiobook Release – Limp Dicks and Saggy Tits by Tracie Podger.


Book: Limp Dicks & Saggy Tits


Author: Tracie Podger


Genre: Romantic Comedy


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Synopsis

What to do when your husband runs off and leaves you singleโ€”when being single is not your thing?


Lizzie has decided that single life does not suit her.

From castles in Scotland to barns in Kent, via apartments in London, she embarks on a journey of self-discovery as a single woman with all the humorous pitfalls along the way.

Naked artists, extreme earth lovers, taxidermy, and blow up dolls, are just some of the encounters Lizzie has to endure in her effort to get her life back on track.

With the dashing Scot, Ronan, by her side, will she ever be able to do that?

Or will his mountain of baggage just pile alongside hers creating an impenetrable wall between them?

A humorous journey of self-discovery and single life as a fifty-year-old.


Limp Dicks & Saggy Tits Excerpt

Copyright 2019 TJ Podger

Fifty and single was not a great place to be. Especially when I had no desire to be either. But, against my wishes, I found myself to be exactly at that point.

Why should meeting a man be so difficult at my age? Why couldnโ€™t I walk into a bar and not look like a cougar on the prowl or a nearly-OAP being patronised by the youth? Why couldnโ€™t I still have a healthy sex life even if I didnโ€™t have a husband anymore?

Too many whys, and after my third glass of wine, I guessed I could continue to add more butโ€ฆwhat the fuck good would it do?

โ€œLizzie, are you listening to me?โ€ I heard.

โ€œNo,โ€ I replied, draining the glass I held in my hand. โ€œIโ€™m thinking about what the nurse said to me.โ€

โ€œWhat did the nurse say?โ€

โ€œThat I might need to consider lubricant.โ€ I was aware of the slur to my voice. โ€œShe said I have vaginal atrophy. Fucking vaginalโ€“โ€

โ€œWhatโ€™s vaginal atrophy?โ€ he asked, interrupting.

โ€œA shrinking fanny, Joe!โ€ I replied.

โ€œLetโ€™s just call it a return to virgin fanny, it sounds better. So, did you hear what I said earlier?โ€

I was lying on the sofa. There was a romcom playing on the TV that I had absolutely no interest inโ€”had probably seen twenty years agoโ€”while my best friend, Joe, was sitting in the chair opposite me.

โ€œNo, what did you say?โ€ I asked, shuffling up a little so I at least looked interested in what he had to offer.

โ€œI said, I think we need a little weekend break away,โ€ Joe repeated.

โ€œI like the sound of that.โ€

โ€œI might have a look online tomorrow.โ€

Maybe he told me more, I had no idea. I awoke the following morning with a banging headache and a mouth tasting like a sewer.

โ€œWho filled their mouth with sewerโ€ฆstuff, to even come up with that phrase?โ€ I said aloud as I climbed from the sofa in need of water.

The kitchen was spotless, and I gave an imaginary thumbs up to Joe who had obviously cleared away our takeout containers. I smiled at the small box of empty wine bottles heโ€™d left on the counter, ready for recycling.

I scratched my head, feeling the tangles in my hair from sleeping on a sofa at a strange angle, and probably tossing and turning at that. On sniffing my armpit, I tried to decide on the urgency of a shower, or whether I could fit a cup of coffee in first. However, since I was alone, it didnโ€™t matter if there was a slight sweaty smell; coffee was needed.

The only time I drank instant coffee, from the jar, was when I was hung-over. I hated the stuff normally, but I couldnโ€™t be arsed to make fresh. I unscrewed a jar, banged it on the counter to loosen up the granules, and plunged in a teaspoon. Once deposited in a mug, boiled water added, and a splash of milk, I piled in some sugar and sipped. On hung-over mornings it was nectar for the brain.

Flashes of conversations filled my mind as I walked through to the bathroom. I was sure Joe mentioned a weekend break at some point the previous evening. I hoped it involved a spa, and wine, and maybe a nice restaurant, and a bar, and maybe more wine.

My singleton life sinceโ€ฆhim, revolved around too much alcohol, and not enough self-love, of any kind so yes, a nice spa would be perfect. It was time to kick myself and my alcohol-fuelled body back into shape. I was that buoyed in that precise moment, I showered quickly, drank down the rest of the coffee, and then had the bright idea to hit the gym, a place I hadnโ€™t ventured to in months.

I pulled on some leggings and accompanied them with a long t-shirt to hide the rolls of fat. I found my trainers and a gym bag with a towel and toiletries and before I could change my mindโ€”or sanity returnedโ€”I left the flat and walked up the road.

Iโ€™d made it halfway before my body started to sway and a small wave of nausea washed over me. I could have very easily turned around and headed back home. I was determined, however. I was going to the gym; I was sick of myself, and I was sure everyone else was too.

Many a time Iโ€™d made the decision that I didnโ€™t want/need a man in my life and every time, I knew I was kidding myself. I also knew it was the fallout from being cheated on and left to pick up the pieces while he swanned around town with a bloody drag queen.

Maybe if sheโ€™d been tall, blonde, slim and well spoken with a high profile job in the city I might not have been so bitter. If she had been the typical just-out-ofโ€“her-teens bimbo with no aspirations other than wanting a sugar daddy, I could have understood, sort of. But a drag queen? Now, I have nothing against drag queens, per se. I have everything against my husband running off with one.

I had no idea why the situation seemed worse, I mean, it was pretty laughable. He was short, balding, with a paunch forming, and heading for his sixties. โ€˜Sheโ€™ was over six feet in height and that was without the five-inch heels, muscles, tattoos down one arm from days in the navy, of disputable age, and with one false eye! I mean, for fuckโ€™s sake, why?

About the Author

Tracie Podger currently lives in Kent, UK with her husband and a rather obnoxious cat called George. Sheโ€™s a Padi Scuba Diving Instructor with a passion for writing. Tracie has been fortunate to have dived some of the wonderful oceans of the world where she can indulge in another hobby, underwater photography. She likes getting up close and personal with sharks.

Tracie likes to write in different genres. Her Fallen Angel series and its accompanying books are mafia romance and full of suspense. A Virtual Affair, Letters to Lincoln and Jackson are angsty, contemporary romance, and Gabriel, A Deadly Sin and Harlot are thriller/suspense. The Facilitator is erotic romance.

Books by Tracie Podger

Fallen Angel, Part 1

Fallen Angel, Part 2

Fallen Angel, Part 3

Fallen Angel, Part 4

Fallen Angel, Part 5

Fallen Angel, Part 6

The Fallen Angel Box Set

Evelyn – A novella to accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Rocco โ€“ A novella to accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Robert โ€“ To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Travis โ€“ To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Taylor & Mack โ€“ To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

Angelica โ€“ To accompany the Fallen Angel Series

A Virtual Affair โ€“ A standalone

Gabriel โ€“ A standalone

The Facilitator โ€“ A duet

The Facilitator, part 2 โ€“ A duet

A Deadly Sin โ€“ A standalone

Harlot โ€“ A standalone

Letters to Lincoln โ€“ A standalone

Jackson โ€“ A standalone

The Freedom Diamond โ€“ A novella

Limp Dicks & Saggy Tits โ€“ A standalone

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Torment (Bad Inc. #1)
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Angel Devlin and Tracy Lorraine


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Ruthless. 
Arrogant. 
Dangerous. 
Sexy as sin. 



Deacon King is the devil and Iโ€™m unknowingly about to be his latest dance partner. 



Iโ€™m captivated the second he arrives to do my interview. Heโ€™s the dangerous kind of sexy that women should run from. Little do I know, the simple promotional spread for the new reality show Iโ€™m starring in is about to become the beginning of a living nightmare. 



We are connected in a way I never could have imagined and heโ€™s set on making me pay for a life I had no control over. 



Everyone thinks Iโ€™m a Park Lane Princess, but thereโ€™s much more to me than meets the eye, and I will not cower down to Mr. King no matter how hard he tries to break me.



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Meet the Authors

Angel Devlin is the alter-ego of paranormal, rom com, and suspense writer, Andie M. Long. Check out Angel for stories of heart and heat.
She lives in Sheffield with her partner, son, and a gorgeous whippet called Bella.

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Tracy Lorraine is a British contemporary romance author. Tracy lives in a cute Cotswold village with her husband, daughter and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up and hasnโ€™t looked back since.

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