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ANDREA LAURENCE CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE RELEASE “FACING THE MUSIC” & Kindle Fire giveaway (via Rafflecopter).

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Book Information

Book: Facing The Music
Author: Andrea Laurence
Publisher: Pocket Star
Release Date: September 15, 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Next week, award winning author Andrea Laurence celebrates the release of her contemporary romance Facing the Music. Featuring a pop star princess and an ex-football star, this is a reunited lovers book with a southern twist.

To celebrate the release, Andrea is hosting a Kindle Fire giveaway (via Rafflecopter).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Excerpt

Ivy pressed her hands against Blake’s shoulders, pushing him gently until he was lying back on the blanket.

“What are you doing?” he asked.

“Whatever I want to.”

Blake arched his eyebrow at her, but he didn’t complain. He held perfectly still as her nimble fingers moved down the front of his shirt, undoing each button and exposing the expanse of skin beneath it. Her palms ran over his skin, relishing the feel of his chest hair tickling her hands. She leaned forward, letting her tongue glide along his collarbone, and then she crept down his body to the button of his jeans.

“Your hair tickles,” he said.

Ivy gathered up the long, wavy strands of her hair into one hand and swept them over her shoulder. “Do you want me to stop?”

Not on your life,” he said between tightly gritted teeth as her fingertips brushed the edge of his waistband.

“That’s what I thought,” she said with a smile. “Now, stop complaining.”

Ivy settled between his legs, resting on her knees as she unbuttoned his jeans. She tugged at his back pockets, pulling his jeans down the length of his legs and throwing them out of her way. She moved back over him doing the same with his underwear, which thankfully, this time, were a pair of charcoal-gray boxers. They slid easily out of her way, leaving nothing between her and her goal.

She leisurely traveled back up his legs. Her fingertips gently brushed along the puckered pink scars of his calf and across his kneecap. By the time she reached his upper thigh, he was nearly trembling. Ivy wasn’t sure if it was with anticipation, emotion, or pain.

His hand reached out and snatched her wrist as she moved higher. “This hardly seems fair,” he said. “You’re wearing entirely too much clothing for me to be wearing so little.”

“Who’s doing this? You or me?”

Blake acquiesced and released her hand. He crossed his arms behind his head, giving himself an excellent vantage point for overseeing her activities. “You are, ma’am.”

“That’s right. Now are you going to keep critiquing everything I do, or do I need to put something in your mouth to shut you up?”

A wicked grin crossed Blake’s face as he looked at her. “May I offer a suggestion?”

“I have several ideas of my own,” she said.

Buy Links

Amazon: http://amzn.to/RSWFCR
Barnes and Noble: http://bit.ly/1thSDBN
iBooks: http://bit.ly/1lDKwcN
Books-A-Million: http://bit.ly/1jpY0vv

AndreaLaurence

Author Biography

Andrea Laurence has been a lover of reading and writing stories since she learned to read at a young age. She always dreamed of seeing her work in print and is thrilled to finally be able to share her special blend of sensuality and dry, sarcastic humor with the world. A dedicated West Coast girl transplanted into the Deep South, she’s working on her own “happily ever after” with her boyfriend and their collection of animals including a Siberian Husky that sheds like nobody’s business.

Social Networking Links

Website: http://andrealaurence.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorAndreaLaurence
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Andrea_Laurence
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5398672.Andrea_Laurence

Rafe discovers too late that these killers are inhuman...  Publication Date: February 3, 2015 Genre: Paranormal Romance
Created by: Michele Bardsley Series: Pearson Security, Book One Publication Date: February 3,
  Book Information Book: Facing The Music Author: Andrea Laurence Publisher: Pocket Star Release Date:

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ANDREA LAURENCE CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE RELEASE “FACING THE MUSIC” & Kindle Fire giveaway (via Rafflecopter).

FacingTheMusicCover

 

Book Information

Book: Facing The Music
Author: Andrea Laurence
Publisher: Pocket Star
Release Date: September 15, 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Next week, award winning author Andrea Laurence celebrates the release of her contemporary romance Facing the Music. Featuring a pop star princess and an ex-football star, this is a reunited lovers book with a southern twist.

To celebrate the release, Andrea is hosting a Kindle Fire giveaway (via Rafflecopter).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Excerpt

Ivy pressed her hands against Blake’s shoulders, pushing him gently until he was lying back on the blanket.

“What are you doing?” he asked.

“Whatever I want to.”

Blake arched his eyebrow at her, but he didn’t complain. He held perfectly still as her nimble fingers moved down the front of his shirt, undoing each button and exposing the expanse of skin beneath it. Her palms ran over his skin, relishing the feel of his chest hair tickling her hands. She leaned forward, letting her tongue glide along his collarbone, and then she crept down his body to the button of his jeans.

“Your hair tickles,” he said.

Ivy gathered up the long, wavy strands of her hair into one hand and swept them over her shoulder. “Do you want me to stop?”

Not on your life,” he said between tightly gritted teeth as her fingertips brushed the edge of his waistband.

“That’s what I thought,” she said with a smile. “Now, stop complaining.”

Ivy settled between his legs, resting on her knees as she unbuttoned his jeans. She tugged at his back pockets, pulling his jeans down the length of his legs and throwing them out of her way. She moved back over him doing the same with his underwear, which thankfully, this time, were a pair of charcoal-gray boxers. They slid easily out of her way, leaving nothing between her and her goal.

She leisurely traveled back up his legs. Her fingertips gently brushed along the puckered pink scars of his calf and across his kneecap. By the time she reached his upper thigh, he was nearly trembling. Ivy wasn’t sure if it was with anticipation, emotion, or pain.

His hand reached out and snatched her wrist as she moved higher. “This hardly seems fair,” he said. “You’re wearing entirely too much clothing for me to be wearing so little.”

“Who’s doing this? You or me?”

Blake acquiesced and released her hand. He crossed his arms behind his head, giving himself an excellent vantage point for overseeing her activities. “You are, ma’am.”

“That’s right. Now are you going to keep critiquing everything I do, or do I need to put something in your mouth to shut you up?”

A wicked grin crossed Blake’s face as he looked at her. “May I offer a suggestion?”

“I have several ideas of my own,” she said.

Buy Links

Amazon: http://amzn.to/RSWFCR
Barnes and Noble: http://bit.ly/1thSDBN
iBooks: http://bit.ly/1lDKwcN
Books-A-Million: http://bit.ly/1jpY0vv

AndreaLaurence

Author Biography

Andrea Laurence has been a lover of reading and writing stories since she learned to read at a young age. She always dreamed of seeing her work in print and is thrilled to finally be able to share her special blend of sensuality and dry, sarcastic humor with the world. A dedicated West Coast girl transplanted into the Deep South, she’s working on her own “happily ever after” with her boyfriend and their collection of animals including a Siberian Husky that sheds like nobody’s business.

Social Networking Links

Website: http://andrealaurence.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorAndreaLaurence
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Andrea_Laurence
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5398672.Andrea_Laurence

Rafe discovers too late that these killers are inhuman...  Publication Date: February 3, 2015 Genre: Paranormal Romance
Created by: Michele Bardsley Series: Pearson Security, Book One Publication Date: February 3,
  Book Information Book: Facing The Music Author: Andrea Laurence Publisher: Pocket Star Release Date:

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REVIEW FOR “GUNMETAL MAGIC” BY ILONA ANDREWS

Gunmetal Magic  If you are a fan of the Kate Daniels series, then you will love this book. This is Andrea’s story after she has been kicked out of the Order of the Knights of  Merciful Aid. Everyone now knows that she is a shifter and that she is beastkin, and her life is in shambles. She is trying to put her life back together, and while she is doing this she is working for Kate at her investigative firm, Cutting Edge.

When she is called in to investigate a local dig site that shifters from  the local Bouda clan die. She has to work with her former lover Raphael  Medrano, who owns the dig site, to find the killer before anyone else gets hurt. Can she keep her feelings and her temper under control around him or will she lose her heart once again?

I loved this book. It was another well written book by the husband and wife team. One of my favorite parts is where she had to go all beastkin and had to stay that way for the whole day. Otherwise she would be done for the day.  In comes Kate and Curran and Andrea is sitting at her chair leaning back drinking a cold drink with goop all over her, and they don’t really bat an eye at her. There are a lot of funny moments in this book, so be prepared to laugh a lot.

I give this 5/5 stars.

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