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October 2016—Cove Pick #191

Chosen by Winning Cove Member: Lynette in GA!

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THE LIAR by Nora Roberts ✆ Cove Podcast: Episode 70

Greetings! 

This month's episode features Cove members Millenia and Roberta discussing the September 2016 Cove pick, THE LIAR by Nora Roberts—Cove Pick #190!

✘✘✘ Have you read THE LIAR? Do you agree or disagree with our thoughts? Comment below and let us know what you think!

*Spoilers abound. Podcast is for those who've read the book.





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★ Guest Post ★ by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen — Bestselling Author of THE THINGS WE WISH WERE TRUE!

We're so excited to welcome bestselling author Marybeth Mayhew Whalen as a guest poster on our site today! 

She's sharing her take on a dream cast should her hit novel, The Things We Wish Were True, make it to the big screen! What do you think of this cast? Would you go see it? 

And don't miss our review of the book posted here





by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen
Publication Date: September 1, 2016
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Paperback: 288 pages

Synopsis:

In an idyllic small-town neighborhood, a near tragedy triggers a series of dark revelations.

From the outside, Sycamore Glen, North Carolina, might look like the perfect all-American neighborhood. But behind the white picket fences lies a web of secrets that reach from house to house.

Up and down the streets, neighbors quietly bear the weight of their own pasts—until an accident at the community pool upsets the delicate equilibrium. And when tragic circumstances compel a woman to return to Sycamore Glen after years of self-imposed banishment, the tangle of the neighbors’ intertwined lives begins to unravel.

During the course of a sweltering summer, long-buried secrets are revealed, and the neighbors learn that it’s impossible to really know those closest to us. But is it impossible to love and forgive them?




Praise:


“With skill and compassion, Marybeth Whalen digs beneath the surface of a quiet suburban neighborhood to reveal its darker secret side. Full of unexpected twists and sympathetic, relatable characters, The Things We Wish Were True is both surprising and heartwarming and it’s sure to have you examining your own peaceful neighborhood with new eyes.” —Diane Chamberlain, USA Today bestselling author of Pretending to Dance


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Casting Call: 

The Things We Wish Were True! 

by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen


For this particular story, I’ve got six main characters, all with speaking roles, as it were. All with storylines and personalities and agendas. So to cast them all as real live people exactly as they existed in my head? That’s not easy. So after much thought, here’s the closest I can get to a casting call for my novel:

Cailey: Alyvia Alyn Lind
 

Bryte: Ellie Kemper

Jencey: Maggie Lawson

Everett: Zach Gilford

Zell: Patricia Heaton


Lance: Chris Pratt


About the Author

Marybeth Mayhew Whalen is the author of five previous novels and speaks to women’s groups around the United States. She is the cofounder of the popular women’s fiction site She Reads and is active in a local writers’ group.

Marybeth and her husband, Curt, have been married for twenty-four years and are the parents of six children, ranging from young adult to elementary age. The family lives in North Carolina.

Marybeth spends most of her time in the grocery store but occasionally escapes long enough to scribble some words. She is always at work on her next novel.




★ Blog Tour ★ EMBRACE ME (A Chasing Fire Novella) by Ann Marie Walker & Amy K. Rogers + Giveaway!


A Chasing Fire Novella (#3.5)
Ann Marie Walker & Amy K. Rogers
Release Date: September 20, 2016
Publisher: Berkley Intermix


Synopsis:

Hudson Chase and Alessandra Sinclair's heartracing romance continues in this hot, new novella in the Chasing Fire series.

Return to the dangerous and seductive romance that got pulses racing in the Chasing Fire trilogy...


It took ten years for Hudson Chase and Alessandra Sinclair to find their happily ever after, and they’re not about to let anything get in their way...

Nothing could stop the passion between Allie and Hudson—not time or distance. Not even tragedy, betrayal, and blackmail. But now they’re facing a new challenge: wedding planning. And while Allie’s social status demands she put on the event of the century, her well-intentioned family and friends have her doubting her walk down the aisle...

Hudson knows tensions are pushing Allie to the brink, but he’s not letting her throw everything away over some flowers and cake. He has plans for his new bride, and unlike their last adventure, he's determined that this time there will be no unwelcome surprises. But for all his determination and control, there’s one element Hudson Chase has never been able to predict—and she has some adventurous ideas of her own...



Praise for the Chasing Fire trilogy


"Exceptional...Seriously sexy and sinfully steamy. Can't wait for more from this writing duo!" —New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me

"Walker and Rogers strike the perfect balance between blistering physical desire and heartfelt connections..." —RT Book Review







Hudson spun to face her and within seconds Allie was in his arms, the hard planes of his body crushing her against the alley’s brick wall. Both hands framed her face as Hudson sealed his mouth over hers. His tongue pushed passed her lips, taking her in a lush, deep kiss she felt echo to her very core. Allie’s hands found their way into his hair, her fingers twisting through the dark waves, trying in vain to hold him to her when he broke their kiss.

     His face hovered mere inches from hers. “You’ve been a bad girl tonight,” he rasped.

     Just those few, roughly spoken words had her heart racing with excitement. Hudson was in control and she wouldn't have it any other way. In the boardroom she stood her ground, going toe to toe with her stubborn husband on a wide range of issues. But in the bedroom he was her dominant lover and although there was a time she would have never considered such behavior a turn on, there was no denying the effect it had on her. There was a freedom in surrendering herself to him, a liberating sense of self unlike anything she’d ever experienced. With Hudson she was able to let go of her inhibitions and explore the wanton lust only he could evoke.

     A soft moan escaped her lips as he ran his tongue up the column of her throat. She hadn’t expected him to show up at her bachelorette party and had certainly never imagined him dragging her out of the club cave-man style. But there he was, touching her, kissing her, and all she could think about was how badly she wanted him.

     “Did you enjoy having those men rubbing themselves all over you?” The hard ridge of his erection pressed against her though the soft fabric of her skirt. Behind them a muffled bass beat a hypnotic rhythm through the club’s darkened windows. It pounded through them, urging her to grind her body against him.

     “It’s only you Hudson. It’s always been only you.”

     “You can prove it to me when we get home.” He stepped back, leaving her warm and wanting, to reveal their limo idling behind him. He reached for the handle and gave the door a hard yank. “After you.”

     Allie slid across the leather bench with Hudson close behind. Before he had even settled onto the seat she was in his lap. “We don't have to wait until we get home.”






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Though thousands of miles apart, Ann Marie Walker and Amy K. Rogers are in constant contact, plotting story lines and chatting about their love of alpha males, lemon drop martinis and British supermodel, David Gandy. You can find them on twitter as @AnnMarie_Walker and @Amy_KRogers



Amy K. Rogers



Ann Marie Walker


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★ Cover Reveal ★ BLUE SATIN SASHES by Millenia Black + $25 Amazon Giveaway!

We're so happy to help debut the cover for Blue Satin Sashes, Millenia Black's upcoming new release! Check out the gorgeous cover, release date and giveaway below—organized via Tasty Book Tours!



Favorite Things Trilogy #2
by Millenia Black
Release Date: November 28, 2016
Publisher: Eye on Life Publications


Synopsis:

From the #1 bestselling author of The Great Pretender comes the highly anticipated second book in the captivating Favorite Things Trilogy—Blue Satin Sashes is a searing story of love, passion, desperation and vengeance…

What happens when you fall in love with someone else?

Paris, France. Corporate brand designer Michael Frost knows he’s found a once in a lifetime love in professional illustrator Priscilla Bauer, the granddaughter of a legendary Hollywood icon—but Michael must now cross an ocean of regrets to repair damage inflicted by his heartbroken high school sweetheart Amber Holland, whose increasingly extreme attempts at sabotage may know no bounds…

How will she win? How will she lose?

Brave the razor-sharp edges of an intensely hot love triangle as Michael and Priscilla discover the depths of Amber’s passion ultimately rivals their own.


Coming November 2016!





Praise:

"Intensely intriguing and deeply riveting, Black's latest is a first-rate page-turner that will draw you in from the very beginning and never let go." —Sheri Melnick, RT Book Reviews

"Ms. Black is a talented writer, and I can't wait to read many more of her books..." —Carol Ann Culbert Johnson, MyShelf.com

"Millenia Black is a mistress at neatly laying out each part of the story, like building an elaborate building that forms a fascinating whole. She clearly and succinctly draws verbal pictures of each character and their interrelationships with each other. It is masterful..." —Jeri Neal, The Romance Reader's Connection






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Don't miss the chance to start the Favorite Things Trilogy from the beginning...

Raindrops on Roses
(Book 1) Just 99¢ For a Limited Time Exclusively on Kindle!

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Synopsis:

A Searing New Trilogy from the #1 Bestselling Author of The Great Pretender

What happens when his ex just won't let go?

Mayfair Island, Florida. Grief-stricken after the sudden loss of her beloved grandmother, an enduring but reclusive Hollywood icon, young Priscilla Bauer finds herself adrift and looking to find solace in the arms of her vast inheritance, when she meets the kind and considerate corporate brand designer, Michael Frost—a drop dead gorgeous beacon of light in her all too dark night.

Falling hard and falling fast, Priscilla has no idea she’s stepped into dangerous territory...someone else has already branded Michael Frost her very own—with no intention of letting him go!

Love. Loss. Jealousy. Vengeance. Passions are high but bitter vengeance gets even higher in this razor-sharp love triangle you won't forget!

With Raindrops on Roses, the captivating Favorite Things Trilogy takes flight!






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No one does family and relationship drama quite like bestselling author Millenia Black!

Heralded as a double life and relationship expert, she's been a featured guest on radio shows across the country, discussing the 7 Smoke Signals Your Man is Living a Double Life. Millenia lives in Florida where she's currently hard at work on her next release.

Currently unmarried, she's never dated anyone living a double life...

She thinks.

Link up w/Millenia for updates and giveaways!