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This month PHS columnist and author, Nicole Locke is giving away a copy of her book. as well as a bookish candle for idyllic candlelit reading.
Reclaimed by the Knight is part of the Lovers and Legends series.
Reclaimed by the Knight
He left to save his family…
Now he’s back!
Nicholas of Mei Solis swore to do anything to protect his home—even going away to fight for it. This meant leaving beautiful Matilda, too. Now Nicholas has returned briefly to lay to rest the ghosts of his past. But one look at Matilda, now widowed and with child, changes everything. Suddenly Nicholas is compelled to stay…
...and to take back the future they both thought they’d lost…
More information about Nicole Locke's Lovers and Legends series can be found here. And if you want to learn about Nicole's world and life you might enjoy reading her article here. You can also follow her on Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.
PHS Editor and author, Robyn Rychards is giving away a signed, print copy of her latest romantic suspense, Cruising With Danger, along with some handmade soap and lip balm. And yay! It's an international giveaway.
Robyn writes sweet romance with tension, drama and a dash of fun, in both contemporary and romantic suspense.
Cruising With Danger
Enticed by the mysterious stranger…
To lower her stress Dr. Sage Brady changed her lifestyle and her address. Will murder, drug smuggling, and a hot detective be her undoing?
After the stress in a busy Chicago ER, Sage Brady now enjoys working as a doctor on a cruise ship. Until she temporarily takes over the position of Chief Medical Officer and learns the previous doctor was murdered. Then she discovers narcotics being smuggled through the ship’s dispensary. But it’s the hot detective assigned to the case that threatens her peace of mind most of all.
Detective Dace Langdon hates his undercover assignment as a cruise ship security guard, but it’s better than the vacation his boss suggested. Being assigned to work with the sexy Chief Medical Officer is a complication he doesn’t need.They could be trapped on the open sea with a murderer and drug smuggler.
Can they figure out what's going on without Sage becoming the next target? Will their attraction to each other complicate the investigation or lead to something lasting?
Robyn Rychards' latest release, Cruising With Danger, is available now! Connect with her on Twitter, Facebook and her Website.
Lara Temple is offering a copy of Lord Stanton's Last Mistress, Lord Hunter's Cinderella Heiress and Lord Ravenscar's Inconvenient Betrothal to one lucky lover of historical romance!
Lord Stanton's Last Mistress
She saved his life… Now he can’t resist her!
A Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies story:
Lord Stanton’s stay on the island of Illiakos is shrouded in memories of fever and his mysterious nurse. Years later, an Illiakan royal visit to Stanton Hall reveals the princess’s chaperon Christina James is the woman who saved his life! Alexander is a master of control, but Christina makes him long to unleash the sinful side he’s buried… and unlock her passionate nature too!
She’s built a new life for herself on the ruins of the old, but this man can destroy everything she’s worked so hard to gain…
Grace McGuire lives with a dark secret—one that, if revealed, will destroy her new life. Then her world collides with that of forceful Gabriel Black, a multi-millionaire with a secret of his own—a secret Grace is determined to uncover, for her sanity and all she holds dear.
Lord Hunter's Cinderella Heiress
Betrothed... To the wrong man!
Building a life away from her bullying family, schoolmistress Helen Tilney needs to convince her childhood sweetheart she's a worthy bride. Standing in her way is Lord Hunter—the man Nell has just discovered she's betrothed to! Hunter's offer of marriage to Nell came out of guilt, and now seems less than appealing! So when she asks for his help to win another man he agrees. Until their lessons in flirtation inspire a raging desire which has Hunter longing to keep Nell for himself...
Lord Ravenscar's Inconvenient Betrothal
The Marquess of Ravenscar... 'Women either run from him or run to him.'
A Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies story: Alan, Marquess of Ravenscar, is furious when unconventional heiress Lily Wallace refuses him purchase of her property. He can't even win her over with his infamous charm. But when fever seizes him and they're trapped together Alan realises Lily's attentions will compromise them both! His solution? To take Lily as his betrothed before desire consumes them completely...
You can catch up with the latest from Lara Temple on her Website, Facebook or Twitter.
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The Viking Queen's Men by Holley Trent
Contessa Dahl has spent most of her life in a daze. A rudderless orphan, most decisions involved her fists and feet: should she fight or should she run? At twenty-eight, she’s ready to clean up her act, but Tess might be a bit premature because she’s destined to be a special kind of leader.
Born into a group of desert-dwelling telepathic descendants of Vikings, Tess was meant to become a link for them all—their queen and conduit. Her kidnapping and the subsequent death of her parents meant her people, the Afótama, have had a hole in their web for too long. Now that she’s back at home, it’s Tess’s job to mend it. But, she can’t do it alone.
She needs a perfect mate to fill in her psychic gaps, and two men claim to be fated for the job. Harvey Lang, her childhood champion, and the group outsider Oliver Gilisson would fight to the death to win her. However, to gain full control of her considerable power, she must find a way to keep them both.
The Viking Queen's Men is an M/F/M ménage romance that contains hot sex, bar brawls, and psychic snark.
A Bittersweet Moment by Vanessa Riley
A second son must find his place in the world, but can he trust his heart and not the heavy-handed antics of his father, the Earl of Crisdon.
Ewan Fitzwilliam needs his life to change. Unwilling to follow in the footsteps of his abusive father, he gathered the strength to break free. Saving a young flower picker from troubles upon his father's estate may prove the opportunity he needs to become a man of honor.
Theodosia wants a better life, and she intends to build a flower business that caters to the perfumers in Town, but can she trust a rich man's son to teach her better diction to impress potential clients? Or will she learn a different lesson, succumbing to the dangerous attraction she feels for the tortured playwright?
Lost Library by Kate Baray
A mysterious book opens the door to a world of magic!John Braxton arrives unannounced on Lizzie Smith's doorstep looking for answers she doesn't have. She may have a magical book, but she hasn't a clue what to do with it--or even how to read it. And John's revelation that he's a Lycan isn't making the job any easier.
Before the code to the book can be cracked, Lizzie and John stumble into the middle of a power-hungry mastermind's plan. Caught up in one man's search for power, Lizzie soon begins to uncover surprising secrets about her past and powers. Can she and John put a stop to their new found enemy's plans?
Take a romp through the life of the quirky and well-meaning Lizzie as she discovers magic, creatures that go bump in the night, and maybe love.
The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan
Hugo Marshall earned the nickname "the Wolf of Clermont" for his ruthless ambition--a characteristic that has served him well, elevating the coal miner's son to the right hand man of a duke. When he's ordered to get rid of a pestering governess by fair means or foul, it's just another day at work.
But after everything Miss Serena Barton has been through at the hands of his employer, she is determined to make him pay. She won't let anyone stop her--not even the man that all of London fears. They might call Hugo Marshall the Wolf of Clermont, but even wolves can be brought to heel...
The Forget-Me-Not Flower Shop by Tracy Corbett
Evie is busy running the Forget-Me-Not Flower Shop and praying for an uplift in sales as soon as possible. She might be in the market of selling romance, but for Evie a new man is the last thing she needs!
That is until plumber Scott Castillo turns up to fix her boiler. She’s definitely not interested. But then, why does she keep ogling his rather attractive forearms? She’s been fooled before – she isn’t about to fall head-over-heels for some smooth-talker, right?
When he isn’t trying to balance paying the bills with caring for his sick mother, Scott has stepped in to help parent his 18-year-old nephew, Ben. Between that and working full time Scott doesn’t have time for romance. Until he meets Evie…
Love doesn’t always bloom the way you expect but for the customers of the Forget-Me-Not Flower Shop it might just be the perfect time for romance…
Deliver Me by Farrah Rochon
After being dumped by her boyfriend and passed over for yet another promotion, Monica Gardner moves to New Orleans, determined to make a name for herself as the new attending ER physician at Methodist Memorial Hospital. As for men--she's through with them. But when given the chance to chair the hospital's annual charity banquet, Monica must elicit the help of gorgeous Ob-gyn Elijah Holmes.
Eli will do anything to thwart his matchmaking Mama's plan to reunite him with his high school girlfriend. So, when the sexy new ER doc asks for his help in planning this year's charity banquet, Eli devises the perfect scheme: He'll help put on the best banquet the hospital has ever seen, if Monica poses as his new girlfriend. But when Eli finds himself falling in love, he realizes convincing Monica of his true feelings may be his greatest delivery yet.
Kissing the Captain by Kianna Alexander
From Heartbreak to New Beginnings
In 1879, near the small northern California town of Ridgeway, Lilly Warren is a young woman who has recently lost her father. There is little time for mourning, though, as the responsibility of running the twenty-six acre farm now belongs to her. To make matters even more complex, her father has deeded the house and the land to her in his will with an interesting condition: that she share the land with a person she's never met, or forfeit ownership.
Leaving the Sea Behind for a New Love
Ricardo Benigno is a Spanish captain of the Anna Juanita, a shipping vessel bringing spices and oils to the shores of California. Seeking out the farm of his old friend Leonard Warren, he discovers that the older man has passed away. To his surprise, Ricardo has also been willed joint ownership of Warren land, as long as he shares it with Lilly, Warren's only child.
Will There be Romance, or Rebellion?
The attraction between them is instant, and they both agree that marriage is the only acceptable way they can share the land. But can two people from such different worlds learn to love each other, or will Lilly's heart be broken if she dares to kiss the captain?
What are you reading this month? Have you recently read a book you think everyone should hunt down? Let us know in the comments or join the PHS community on Social Media using #amreading And authors, if you want to run a giveaway or have a free book promo coming up, let us know so we can add you to next month's list!