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☠️ 𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐒 𝐎𝐅 𝐂𝐀𝐑𝐍𝐀𝐆𝐄 – 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐒𝐏𝐄𝐂𝐓𝐒 ☠️ Join Hilary Storm, Sapphire Knight, Nicole James, Carmen Jenner, M.N. Forgy, and Chelsea Camaron on a ride with 𝙆𝙞𝙣𝙜𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙣𝙖𝙜𝙚 – 𝙋𝙧𝙤𝙨𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙨 𝘾𝙤𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 today!

Collaboration Title: Kings of Carnage – Prospect 
Authors: Hilary Storm ~ Sapphire Knight ~ Nicole James ~ Carmen Jenner ~ M.N. Forgy ~ Chelsea Camaron 
Genre: MC Romance
Six sizzling authors.
Six stand-alone romances.
An action-packed motorcycle club full of new prospects.
Brothers before all others. No exceptions.
These men have no f*cks to give about anyone or anything outside of the Kings of Carnage MC.
Welcome to rural Georgia where the laws to live by here are set by the Kings. Get in line or get out of the way, this is their world.
Six steamy stories sure to push you over the edge.
These are 6 complete stand-alone stories from 6 bestselling authors.




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⭐Blog Tour + Review ⭐ THE BULLY by Sophie Lark ⭐

I Know Her Secret…

The Bully, an all-new enemies-to-lovers standalone in The Kingmakers Series from bestselling author Sophie Lark, is available now!

Cat is in so much trouble. She did something bad, and I saw.

I’ll keep her secret… for a price.

Poor, sweet, timid Cat should never have come to Kingmakers. It’s a place for monsters and killers. People like me.

She wandered into the lion’s den and now she’s mine.

Mine to play with. Mine to torment. Mine to break…

The Lark Notes:
My very first inspiration for Kingmakers was Dean Yenin. I wanted to write a true anti-hero, with a character arc spanning three books. Dean will make you feel all the things, sometimes against your will. You’ll love him and hate him and love him again, and never get him out of your head. – Sophie

“The Bully” is the third installment in the epic dark mafia Kingmakers series. It’s a bully romance, full of dark, twisted enemies-to-lovers conflict, and some dubious scenes. Reader beware, this one is intense.

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I have to return to my own life at Kingmakers. Even if there’s something horrible waiting there for me. 

It’s ironic. My father is forbidden to force me into a marriage contract against my will. But I’ve already trapped myself in something far, far worse. 

The moment I step foot aboard the ship to Kingmakers, I’m looking around for Dean Yenin. I remember the last words we spoke to each other as though it were three minutes ago, instead of three months. 

“I know what you did . . . 

“I saw you . . . 

“I won’t tell. But understand this . . . I own you now. When we come back to school, you’re mine. My servant. My slave. For as long as I want you . . .”

I almost spilled my secret to Zoe a hundred times. I almost told her what I did. 

But in the end, I stuffed the words down again, into the ball of frozen fear that’s been lodged deep in my guts all this time. 

This is my burden to bear, not hers. If I told Zoe the truth, she’d never feel free to go to L.A. with Miles. 

She’d be compelled to stay with me, to try to protect me from something she simply can’t prevent.

 Dean knows what I did. He could tell the Chancellor at any time. Nothing can stop him from doing that. My only chance is to stay on his good side. To trust in his mercy. 

The only problem is that I don’t think he has any goddamned mercy. 

I’m trying to please a man who can’t be pleased. 

Dean is spiteful. Vengeful. Full of rage. 

He could destroy me with a single word, just because I looked at him sideways. 

The train of his hatred is long and complicated. 

He hates Leo Gallo because of the feud between their families. 

He hates Miles and Zoe because Miles is Leo’s cousin. 

And he hates me because I’m Zoe’s sister. 

But that barely scratches the surface of his fury. I’ve thought about this long and hard over the summer, wondering how I truly attracted his ire. 

The real reason he hates me is that I saw him in a private, unguarded moment. I saw him sobbing after Ozzy’s mother was executed by the Chancellor. 

I saw him hunched over, tears streaming down his face, as he gave in to the storm of pain inside him. 

And he will never, never, never forgive me for that. 

I saw Dean weak and vulnerable. He’ll have me killed before he’ll chance me telling anybody else. 

Like a fool, I handed him the perfect leverage over me. 

I murdered Rocco Prince, my sister’s intended fiancé. 

And Dean knows it. 

The Rule of Recompense is the most iron-clad law of Kingmakers: an eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth, life for a life. 

If Dean tells anyone what I did, I’ll be executed, just like Ozzy’s mother.

About Sophie
Sophie Lark is an Amazon Bestselling author who writes intense, intelligent romance, with heroines who are strong and capable, and men who will do anything to capture their hearts. She lives with her husband, two boys, and baby girl in the Rocky Mountain West.

She has a slight obsession with hiking, bodybuilding, and live comedy shows. Her perfect day would be taking the kids to Harry Potter World, going dancing with Mr. Lark, then relaxing with a good book and a monster bag of salt and vinegar chips.

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~⭐~ MIchelle’s Review ~⭐~

The Bully (Kingmakers)The Bully by Sophie Lark
My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I really enjoyed reading Cat and Deans story. When he learns her secret , he uses it against her. He is intrigued with the beauty so uses her secret to get what he wants from her. For a month she has to do everything he says. But to his surprise. A month isn’t long enough for what he has in store for her.
I really liked this. If you haven’t read the first book in the series check it out too. Both are great abs loved the writing.

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🔥Blog Tour w/Review 🔥TRAGIC LIES by LA Cotton🔥

TRAGIC LIES (A Rixon High Novel) by L.A. Cotton Release Date: June 8th Genre/Tropes: Age gap, forbidden romance   He’s not the hero of her story… no matter how much she wants him to be. From bestselling author LA Cotton, comes a forbidden age-gap romance. Angst… drama… friendship… and football. Will you survive senior year?     TRAGIC LIES AVAILABLE NOW! Amazon US: Amazon UK: Apple Books: Nook: Google: Universal:   Check out the the other books in the Rixon High Series! Blurred Lines available for FREE!   OFF-LIMITS AVAILABLE NOW! Amazon US: Amazon UK: Apple: Kobo: Nook: Google: Add to Goodreads: Blurb: Peyton Myers has always been the life of the party. But behind her smile and sass is a girl lost and alone, searching for her place in the world. Xander Chase has always been on the outside looking in. But behind his cool indifference and hard exterior is a guy afraid to open his heart to anyone. When he saves Peyton from a tragic accident, their lives are entwined forever. But Xander’s not the hero of her story… no matter how much she wants him to be. She’s a girl with her whole life ahead of her. He’s a guy who is drifting through life. And although these two lost souls might be able to heal each other, there’s one glaring problem. She’s still in high school… And completely forbidden. About the Author: Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns. Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life. Connect w/L.A. Cotton: Website: Facebook: Facebook Group: Twitter: Instagram: B+M: Goodreads: Amazon: Bookbub: TikTok: <span style="fon

~~ MIchelle’s Review ~~

Tragic Lies (Rixon High, #2)Tragic Lies by L.A. Cotton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A great read about two broken souls healing together. Peyton has had a terrible childhood but this time she’s completely lost. Not trying to be anyone’s savior, Xander does just that. But not only does he save her, she in returns saves him.
Good story, I’m not really big on the whole age gap thing but I did enjoy this and love this series. Can’t wait for more from this author.

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Genre: Crime Fiction


How far would you go to get rich? If you ever became desperate enough due to circumstances beyond your control, would you resort to reckless and extreme measures to make ends meet? Would you cut in front of a sparkling new Mercedes on the busy L.A. freeway and slam on the brakes? What if it were that easy?


“Crashers” is a riveting story of love and desperation, greed, and redemption.


Insurance fraud from car “accidents” is a multi-million dollar racket involving unscrupulous medical providers, personal injury attorneys, and the cooperating passengers involved in the accidents—and who also receive a portion of the illegal proceeds. Such is the fate of newly engaged Nathan and Shari, whose joy is tempered by the dark cloud of mounting debt.


A chance encounter with a stranger in whom Shari confides her troubles proves fortuitous: he tells her of a get-rich-quick scheme that will put her and her fiancé on easy street. Seduced by the chance to move from hard times to good times in no time, Shari takes the carrot dangled in front of her and finds herself acting as a stuffed passenger—the “victim” in a staged auto accident. The act goes according to plan, and Shari gets her payday, but getting out and breaking free of the insurance fraud underworld will take nothing short of a miracle.


A modern-day cautionary tale, Crashers is a true-to-life novel that uncovers how the innocent get lured into the scheme of “cappers” and “hammers.”

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Genre: Romantic Suspense



 An innocent-sounding family reunion at an exclusive California beach resort turns into a weekend of murder, deceit, exposed secrets and unexpected intimate encounters.


John Peterson has it all: He’s a respected, successful Beverly Hills entertainment lawyer with a loving wife and grown son, the strikingly handsome young film director Joe Peterson. John also has a secret and he decides to gather his disparate family members at the elegant Hotel Del Moor in picturesque Linda Bella, California for some luxurious fun, togetherness and re-connecting before revealing his secret. Unbeknownst to the family, a brutal serial killer is lurking in the midst of all the wondrous festivities.


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Genre: Rockstar Erotic Romance



In the wild, decadent and sexually-charged 80s, Diego Ortego is a superstar guitar god, worshiped and adored by screaming, obsessed fans, and sex-crazed groupies. He seems to have it all… that is, until his world is rocked by an antique Fender Stratocaster. Despite the owner’s warning that the instrument is cursed, he is determined to take the gorgeous and mysterious electric guitar on tour with him. Will the guitar prove to be everything he ever wanted, or will he pay the ultimate price?


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Genre: Rockstar Erotic Romance



In The Backstage Pass, the third installment of the erotic Devon and Desiree series, Devon, the bodacious red-headed Dominatrix, is hanging out at Laura’s Lair, the popular S&M club in L.A. With her, as always, is her BFF and side-kick, the sultry blonde Desiree. The gals are having a slow day “at the office” until Devon’s mom, Beth, shows up and rocks their world.


Beth, an auburn-haired MILF with killer curves and a scandalous past, wants to take the gals out for drinks, but before she does that she takes them back in time to the outrageous ‘80s when it was all about sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll.

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Genre: Mystery/Thriller/Suspense


Four beautiful women seek fame and fortune in Hollywood, the City of Toys, where actresses are like dolls, playing pretend on the big screen.


Marlo: a former child actress from New York City.

Rhonda: a small-town beauty queen.

Kim: a “nice Jewish girl” with a painful childhood.

Guyla: a “serious actress” with a debilitating, stress-induced illness.


Marlo, Rhonda, Kim, and Guyla, become friends living in the same apartment complex, in the city where dreams and disasters go hand-in-hand. They come to rely on each other as they deal with sexual come-ons, crazed stalkers, jealous starlets and the constant pressure of trying to make it in showbiz. But when the pressure gets too much, will their friendship save them or will the City of Toys break them?


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GUITAR GOD – The Boys in the Band


Genre: Rockstar Erotic Romance



Diego Ortega: The wild, sexy rock guitar legend with the raunchy strut, long onyx hair and dazzling soulful eyes. His renowned rock band, Medieval Steel, will be performing at the anticipated music festival, Get Rocked in Vegas!


Diego has it all! A life in the fast lane, parties, booze, drugs, power and sex. However, the bright lights can’t erase the price he paid on the raw, lonely road to the top. Diego has rocketed to fame while his heart is starving.


His one and only soulmate, Susan, who has been his constant companion and true love, will become a permanent fixture in his life. Unbeknownst to her, he plans to present her with a Cartier diamond engagement ring.


Fates collide. As the music blasts to a climax, one deranged and obsessed fan and her secret, rage filled vendetta will trap each and every one of them in its sudden, murderous heat.

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Genre: Supernatural Horror



The terror begins as a group of Satanic pagans tries to call forth a malevolent and wicked demon from the dark, stinking depths of hell. This devastating spirit, who can only enter this world through a shattered mirror, is known by only one terrifying name. Using an ancient book of spells, the group tries to summon the evil so-called “mirror witch” Bloody Mary.

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The S&M Club 

(Book 1 The Erotic Adventures of Devon and Desiree Series)


Genre: Lesbian Romance



Devon is a Mistress at an exclusive BDSM club in L.A. Desiree is a novice Submissive. When Devon meets Desiree sparks fly between them as they embark into uncharted territory—each other. Devon makes Desiree an offer she can’t refuse—to travel around the world living out all of her sexual fantasies. But first things first. They have to get to know each other and find out their deepest desires. In this first installment—fantasy and reality blend as Devon and Desiree share their erotic exploits and naughty secrets.

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The Mile High Club 

(Book 2 The Erotic Adventures of Devon and Desiree Series)


Genre: Lesbian Romance



As a mistress in an exclusive BDSM club in Los Angeles, Devon knows all about the sexual peccadilloes of the rich and famous. Her best friend and lover, Desiree, is a newbie submissive, who started at the club to make money in between acting gigs.

In The S&M Club, the first installment of the Devon and Desiree series, the boldly bodacious red head initiates the shy, leggy blonde into the wild world of BDSM, and the two women get to know each other in more ways than one.

In this ongoing titillating tale, the two besties head to New York City for some illicit fun.

But before they take a bite out of the Big Apple, Devon plans on making Desiree a member of the Mile High Club.

Desiree eagerly scopes out the men on the plane and spies a hot young suit in first class, but the curvy blonde flight attendant thwarts Desiree’s sexy plan and orders her back to her seat. Meanwhile, Devon is determined that nothing and no one will get in the way of her friend’s fantasy come true—not the nosy flight attendant, not the grumpy passengers, not even a big, bad storm.

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Lindy S. Hudis is a graduate of New York University, where she studied drama at Tisch School of the Arts. She also performed in a number of Off-Off Broadway theater productions while living in New York City.

She is the author of several titles, including her romance suspense novel, Weekends, her “Hollywood” story City of Toys, and her crime novel, Crashers. Her latest release, “L.A. Foxx: Hollywood Underworld” is the first installment of a crime, mystery series.

She is also the author of several erotic short stories, including “The S&M Club”, “The Backstage Pass”, “Guitar God”, “The Guitarist”, and “The Mile High Club”. Her short film “The Lesson”, which she wrote, produced and directed, was screened at the Seattle Underground Film Festival and Cine-Nights in 2000.

She is also a former actress, having appeared in the television daytime drama “Sunset Beach”, also “Married with Children” , “Beverly Hills 90210” and the feature film “Indecent Proposal” . She and her husband, Hollywood stuntman Stephen Hudis, have formed their own production company called Impact Motion Pictures, and have several projects and screenplays in development. She lives in California with her husband and two children.

Sunset Beach

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Indecent Proposal

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Twitter: @Lindyscribe

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★Blog Tour ★ Island Heir by J. Haney & S.I. Hayes★

Island Heir by J. Haney & S.I. Hayes
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Left at the altar on her wedding day, Autumn Elizabeth Ashley, angry and broken hearted takes off on what should have been her Honeymoon with her Maid of Honor and best friend Nadia Havarti.
Autumn tries to just drown her sorrows, but Nadia won’t stand for it. Instead, she helps Autumn to remember what single is supposed to feel like. So, when a strapping mountain of unidentified local man shows interest, Autumn takes a cue from her BFF with the repercussions to match.
Dalian Emeterio grew up between worlds. His family moved from their Pious and beautiful home in Georgetown, Cayman Islands to the United States when he was just a boy. Memories of his birthplace lead him to dream of one day opening a place on the island letting him take care of the parents that worked so hard for him.
One winter night while working at a Rum Point Hotel he meets Beth and the sparks fly leading to an explosive New Year. Waking along on the sand he thought he’d never see her again.
Ten years have passed, he is now the owner of The Georgetown Heirs, a chain of intimate hotels along the most popular Port of Calls in the Caribbean, Bahamas and the Western Atlantic.
Faced with the woman who left him on the beach, he’s about to find out that getting what you wish for always comes with strings.
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🔥Blog Tour w/Review🔥 OFF-LIMITS by L.A Cotton🔥

  OFF- LIMITS (Rixon High #1) by L.A. Cotton Release Date: March 30th Tropes: Opposites attract, Sports romance   Read the series prequel FREE:   𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘴𝘵… 𝘋𝘳𝘢𝘮𝘢… 𝘍𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴𝘩𝘪𝘱… 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘵𝘣𝘢𝘭𝘭. 𝘞𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘴𝘶𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘴𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘳 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳?   AVAILABLE NOW!! Amazon US: Amazon UK: Apple: Kobo: Nook: Google:   PREORDER #2 Tragic Lies A Forbidden Age-gap Romance: Add to Goodreads: Blurb: 𝗟𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝗱 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗮 𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗳𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗿. But it’s senior year, and she wants nothing more than to try and push her boundaries and embrace the last year of high school. 𝗞𝗮𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗮𝘁𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗮𝗹𝘄𝗮𝘆𝘀 𝗯𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿 𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗯𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗳𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱. But now he finds himself in enemy territory forced to prove himself to his new coach and teammates. It starts with a dare. Seven minutes of heaven in a boat shed. But it quickly turns into something neither of them saw coming. He’s everything she should resist. She’s everything he shouldn’t want. But neither of them are willing to walk away because together, their demons seem that little bit easier to silence. There’s just one problem … Lily is the coach’s daughter. 𝗔𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗵𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗰𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳𝗳-𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗶𝘁𝘀. About the Author: Author of over thirty mature young adult and new adult novels, LA COTTON is happiest writing the kind of books she loves to read: addictive stories full of teenage angst, tension, twists and turns. Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time writer with being a mother/referee to two little people. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find LA immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life. Connect w/L.A. Cotton: Website: Facebook: Facebook Group: Twitter: Instagram: B+M: Goodreads: Amazon: Bookbub: TikTok: NL Signup:  

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Off-Limits (Rixon High, #1)Off-Limits by L.A. Cotton
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Y’all this is so good. It’s all of my favorite genres mixed together….. YA… check, bully…check, sports romance….check. It’s everything all wrapped up into a pretty bow. The characters Lilly and Kaiden have parents with a long history and not a good one. These two have a immediate attraction but because of all of that history they know they can’t be together. A electricity keeps them coming together and their story is all kinds of drama. I totally enjoyed this amazing read and can’t wait for more of this series.

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🌟Blog Tour + Review🌟 THE FRESHMAN by Sophie Lark🌟

I’d Go Anywhere For Her…

The Freshman, a must read new-adult standalone in The Kingmakers Series from Sophie Lark, is available now!

Even to Kingmakers, the most brutal school in the world. Where mafia children are trained to control, dominate, infiltrate, and kill.

I followed Anna because she’s my best friend. I’ve always been right by her side.

She needs me to protect her. Especially from Dean Yenin, a Bratva heir with a lethal grudge.

He plans to take everything from me. Starting with Anna…

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I assume there’s going to be a whole lot of jockeying for position in the first few weeks at Kingmakers. Every kid here thinks they’re the alpha — and they probably were, wherever they came from. But we can’t all be alphas at the school. There’s going to be a new hierarchy. I intend to be at the top, like always.

Bram probably thinks the same thing. He narrows his eyes at me, tossing back his longish hair and muttering something to his friends. The other Penose give me venomous looks.

Bram’s the next shooter. He rolls the point number three times before hitting a seven, ending the round. He scoops up his winnings, grinning.

“Hey Dmitry,” he calls. “Why don’t you come join?”

He’s calling to a tall blond boy who’s standing at the railing looking down at the water. The boy took his shirt off because of the heat. A Siberian tiger is tattooed to the right of his spine, done in the classic style as if it were crawling up his back. Because the boy is so pale, the tiger looks snow white with black stripes.

Dmitry turns around slowly, facing our group.

He looks right at me, and seems to recognize me immediately.

I get a similar jolt.

He’s strangely familiar, even though I know we’ve never met.

His eyes narrow, his jaw tightens, and his lip curls up in a sneer.

“No thanks,” he says, coldly. “I don’t like the company.”

“What?” Bram says, glancing back and forth between us. “The Amerikanets?”

“What’s wrong with Americans?” I say. I keep my voice level, but I’m looking the blond boy right in the eye. 

Bram and I sized each other up last night, and it was clear that we both thought we were hot shit. Who’s shit is hotter remains to be determined. With Dmitry it’s something else. He doesn’t view me as a rival. He’s looking at me like an enemy.

“It’s not Americans,” he says to me. “It’s you.”

His voice drips with disdain.

Something in his tone, coupled with his coloring and the familiarity of his features makes it all click at once.

I’m talking to my cousin. He’s calling himself Dmitry, but this is Dean Yenin, I’m sure of it.

Not that Dean considers us family.

His father and my mother are twins. They were best friends growing up. Until my mom chose my dad over her own family.

Dean’s grandfather tried to kill everyone I know and love at my parents’ wedding: my uncle Nero, my aunt Camille, Uncle Dante, my godmother Greta, even my father. He succeeded in murdering my grandpa Enzo, so that I’ve only ever known him from a portrait that hangs in my father’s office.

And in return, my father reigned down bloody retribution on Dean’s family. Dean’s grandfather is dead, strangled to death by my dad. And his father Adrian is burned up worse than Vader from what I’ve heard.

So we are enemies, maybe more than anyone else on this boat.

I knew that Dean was coming to Kingmakers.

I knew this was coming.

But it’s something different to meet him face-to-face, after never even having seen a photo of him.

He’s the main reason my mother didn’t want me coming here. She’s tried to reach out to her brother over the years — tried to repair their relationship so they could at least have a measure of forgiveness, even if they could never be close again.

He never responded to her, not a single word.

It’s clear from the expression on Dean’s face that my mom was right. The Yenins weren’t just avoiding us. They fucking hate us still.

“Is that any way to talk to your cousin?” I say to Dean.

I won’t give him the satisfaction of glaring back at him. Instead I paste a grin on my face, like I don’t take him seriously. I know that’s the best way to really piss him off.

Sure enough, he takes another couple steps toward me, closing the space between us. Instinctively, everyone else steps back. They all know the feeling of a fight about to happen. That anticipation in the air, the electricity between two people itching to do each other harm.

“Don’t call me that,” Dean says.

It’s funny how even the simplest words can cut if they’re said sharply enough.

Dean hasn’t raised his voice, but he makes it perfectly clear that he isn’t fucking around. His fists tighten at his sides, and his shoulders swell as his body shifts into a more aggressive stance. He’s got the look of a fighter, as if he’s most natural in that position. If I were anybody else, I’d probably take a step back, cringing like a little bitch.

But I’m not somebody else. 

I’m me. And I don’t back away from anybody.

“Don’t call you what?” I say. “Cuz?”

 Dean takes another step forward until we’re within arm’s reach of each other. I’m taller than him by two inches, but he’s got a decent amount of muscle packed on his frame, and he looks fast too. I’m watching him carefully, though I don’t let it show. I stand there as relaxed and casual as ever.

“We’re not family,” Dean hisses. “Because your whore of a mother betrayed her family. She’s not a Yenin anymore. She’s just a piece of treacherous trash.”

I want to hit him so bad my fists are throbbing. I can’t let that go unanswered.

“The Yenins broke a blood oath,” I spit back at him. “I don’t know how the fuck you’re even here. You should be excommunicated. Whose cock did your father have to suck to get you back in?”

We rush each other at the same moment. I throw the first punch, right at his stupid fucking face. But to my surprise, he slips the hit so my fist barely glances off his jaw. I’ve never missed like that before.

At the same time, he hits me with a left hook that fucking rocks me. Dean may not be quite as big as me, but he’s fast as fuck and strong, too. My head is ringing, and my hangover headache comes roaring back.

I swing back at him, and this time he can’t quite duck it — at 6’5 I’ve got a fuck of a longer reach than he’s used to. I pop him in the cheek, raising an instant red welt under his eye.

In retaliation he slugs me back in the gut, and that fucking hurts too. Jesus he’s got a sledgehammer for an arm.

The howls of Bram and the other students draw the attention of the sailors. Two of the deckhands tear us apart before we can finish the fight. They’re big, burly men, and they fling us down on the deck shouting for us to knock it off.

The bigger of the two, a man with a glass eye and two sensuously entwined mermaids on his forearm, points a sausage-like finger at me and growls, “Raise your fists again and I’ll chuck you in the fuckin’ ocean. No fighting on board.”

He stands there, arms crossed over his broad chest, watching us both until Dean picks himself up off the deck and resumes his sullen position at the railing, and I head back toward the bow.

I climb up in the net once more, making Ares stir and mumble in the midst of his nap, and Anna glances up from her book.

“What the hell?” she says. “What happened to you?”

She’s staring at my face.

I swipe my hand under my nose, seeing blood smear across my knuckles.

“Little family reunion,” I say.

“Dean?” Anna asks, eyes wide.

“Who else.”

“Why’d you have to go and fight him?” Anna says.

“He started it. I was willing to be friendly.”

“For how long, two seconds?” Anna frowns.

“He called my mom a traitor!”

“Of course he did! You know what he’s probably been told. Did you even try to talk to him?”

“It’s not my job to talk to him!” I scoff. “His family are the fucking traitors, and if he says another word about my mom, I’ll break his jaw for him.”

“You’d better not,” Anna says, darkly. “You know the rules—“

“He’s the one—“

“They won’t care!” Anna cuts across me. “This is exactly what Aunt Yelena was worried about—“

“Oh, get off it,” I grumble at Anna. “I heard enough of that before I left.”

I hate when Anna acts like she’s on my parents’ side about me not going to Kingmakers. She should be happy that I came here with her, instead of taking my full-ride to the University of Kentucky. Does she want to be here alone? I thought she’d be thrilled that we’re both experiencing this together.

The thought of going to some school without her, any school, makes me sick to my stomach. She’s my best friend. We’ve always done everything together. 

About Sophie
Sophie Lark is an Amazon Bestselling author who writes intense, intelligent romance, with heroines who are strong and capable, and men who will do anything to capture their hearts. She lives with her husband, two boys, and baby girl in the Rocky Mountain West.

She has a slight obsession with hiking, bodybuilding, and live comedy shows. Her perfect day would be taking the kids to Harry Potter World, going dancing with Mr. Lark, then relaxing with a good book and a monster bag of salt and vinegar chips.

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Michelle’s Review

The Freshman (Kingmakers)The Freshman by Sophie Lark
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is my first book by Sophie and I loved it. It’s a mix of mafia, bully and YA. Anna and Leo have grown up together. Their families are so close they tell people they are cousins. They start Kingmakers Academy which is college for mafia kids. Instead of math and English they are learning how to shoot guns and defend themselves.
The Freshman is exciting and suspenseful. There’s love, hate, revenge and excitement. I really enjoyed it and am excited for the next book.

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♥Blog Tour & Review ♥ Make You Beg by Shantel Tessier♥


“Deliciously dark, steamy, and full of suspenseful twists and turns, this book kept me up ALL NIGHT. ” Siobhan Davis. USA Today bestselling author


Make You Beg, a dark bully romance standalone from bestselling author Shantel Tessier is available now!



To the world, she’s known as Henley Greene.
To me, she’s a little doll— a toy to be played with and tossed to the side once no longer wanted.
She will pay for her betrayal however I deem necessary.


Imagine living in a constant nightmare where you have no control. Running from someone or something, you can hear him getting closer and feel his breath on your neck. You know that no matter what you do, he’s going to get you.
He will win.
But I don’t have just one. I have four.
Ryan Scout, Van Rellik, Dax Monroe, and Grayson Law are the Reapers of Westbrook High, my ex-best friends, and now my biggest enemies. They run the school and own this town. They want nothing more than to make me pay for what I saw that night at Death Valley. A sick and twisted game that leaves me dirty and bruised with torn clothing.
So how did I fall in love with one?
I was raised to fear the dark side, but he showed me it was in the dark where the truth came to light. He played with me until my body craved his touch. I was going to prove I could be his most trusted servant in every form of the word. Whether kneeling before him or lying on my back, my sole purpose in life was to be his.
But when you’re a toy everyone likes to play with, you’re bound to end up broken.


Make You Beg: A Dark Bully Romance was previously published in the Bully Me: Class of 2020 Anthology but has now been reworked and expanded into a new full-length story.



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I look out my passenger window and spot the four guys I want to avoid for the rest of my life. The Grim Reapers. AKA Reapers.


Each one of their cars is backed in, side by side, in the front row. They’re all the same color–flat black with blacked-out windows and wheels to match–intimidating just like them. 


All four gather around Ryan Scout’s Bugatti Chiron. Girls crowd around them as though they’re all members of a rock band, and they have to suck their dicks to get backstage. One even stands between Dax’s parted legs, and he’s got his hands on her hip. 


Fear sets into my bones like the weight of an anchor sinking in the ocean, pulling me down once again. I grip the steering wheel and drop my head. Closing my eyes, I take a deep breath, trying to calm myself. “I can do this,” I chant.





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♥Jeanette’s Review♥

Make You BegMake You Beg by Shantel Tessier
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Oh my…this book was so much darker than I’m used to from this author. I like some dark reads, but this one took me to the point of I didn’t think I could finish. The first half of the book is so dark that I had to stop and take a break. Since I’m not a quitter I picked it back up and pushed through. It’s a book that you have to walk through the darkness to reach the light. I’m glad that I continued it in the end. But I must warn you that this book is not for everyone. It will push your limits for sure. If you like really, really dark reads that pushes every limit that you have then this is the book for you.

Happy Reading Everyone!!!

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Unbroken by J. Haney & S.I. Hayes
Series: Devil Dogs; Book 1
Genre: Paranormal Romance
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Fight for freedom, for country, and for love. That was my MO but after the ultimate betrayal, I put my life on hold.
My name is Joshua McLaren and between being a Hospital Corpsman, EMT, and father, I have no room in my life for relationships. Women weren’t even on my radar. Work, eat, and sleep. That’s it.
It was just supposed to be another answered call. Routine in its entirety. Then, I held that little girl in my arms. Saw the damage done at another’s hands. Felt the pull to my soul. I can’t let them go. I can’t leave Magnolia Gossett alone. The protector in me needs this. Needs to do something, make it right.
In helping her I’m finding that love matters, and some promises may have to be broken.
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💋Blog Tour + Review Kiss Me First by Anna B. Doe💋

𝐁𝐞𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐁𝐥𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐰𝐨𝐨𝐝, 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐁𝐥𝐮𝐞𝐛𝐨𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐭.

Kiss Me First, a mature YA, coming-of-age sports romance by Anna B. Doe is now live and FREE with Kindle Unlimited!

“This author is a 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 when it comes to 𝐰𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐘𝐀/𝐍𝐀 𝐫𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬.” – Anna’s Bookshelf

“Do you trust me, Kitty?”
“That’s not the issue here.” I sigh and glance over my shoulder. “Let’s just go to the library and—”
“Kitty?” Emmett quirks a brow, waiting for me to look at him.
“I’m not sure that’s the best idea.”
He stops abruptly, and I crash into his chest. Placing his hands on my shoulders, he steadies me. I lift my head until our eyes meet.
“Do you trust me?” Emmett repeats slowly.
The heat in his dark irises make me suck in a breath. There’s an intensity in his gaze that is so big and overwhelming, much like him—like a wave that’s going to crash over me and pull me under.
But the thing about Emmett? I don’t want to resist the pull.
I graze my teeth over my bottom lip, letting it pop. “Yeah,” I rasp finally. “I trust you.”

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~~ Michelle’s Review~~

Kiss Me First (Blairwood University, #0)Kiss Me First by Anna B. Doe
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Very cute!

This little cutie gives us Emmett and Kate’s story. If you e read the other books in this series then you’ve met them. This tells us how these two amazing characters get together. And how truly special their relationship is.

Kate is one of my favorite characters, her love for her sister shows just how of a compassionate person she is. I love these two together and so happy they got their HEA.

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