Sunday, 18 September 2022

Cover Reveal: Dinner and a Kiss by Empi Baryeh | #DinnerAndAKiss #MenOfDistinction #EmpiBaryeh

It's my birthday! Which makes it the perfect day to share my brand new cover and an exclusive excerpt. I can't wait for you to read this story


DINNER AND A KISS BY EMPI BARYEH


Cover designer: Sweet ‘N Spicy Designs 
Stand-Alone: Yes
Series: Men of Distinction, Book 2
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Tropes: Billionaire, Celebrity/Commoner

A marriage is anything but convenient for a billionaire bachelor and a single mum wanting more...

Fashion reporter, Abrafi Sarpong must get to Tamale to cover an international pageant, her career depends on it. And her son is depending on her. When a mishap with her flight reservation lands her on the private jet of a handsome billionaire, her life takes an unexpected turn. She isn’t looking for love; but Adonis Aggrey-Finn makes her an offer her heart can’t refuse… even if her head tells her she should.

Business mogul, Adonis Aggrey-Finn has wealth, power and political aspirations… which don’t include tarnishing his name with a scandal. He needs a suitable wife and thinks the beautiful stranger he crossed paths with could be the one. If he’s not careful, spending time getting to know Abrafi could cost him everything, but he can’t deny his attraction to her. When they return home, the illusion is shattered and reality that they are from two different worlds threatens to destroy what could be.

 Keep reading for the very first excerpt from Dinner and a Kiss!

 



The sounds of the party faded from his mind before the doors were shut again. He’d already shifted gears to focus on the woman beside him. Her heels made a rhythmic clickity-clackity sound against the polished marble floors and his pulse seemed to echo the beat.

“Did you have a fruitful evening?” he asked.

He’d never been one to adopt a wait-and-see attitude. If he had the power to take action on anything, he did it without hesitation. Still, he knew the value of strategy, setting the stage. Which is why he didn’t start with a dinner invitation.

“Yes,” she replied.

“What exactly were you doing?”

“Setting appointments for photos and short videos for our blog and social media sites.”

“That explains it then.”

“Explains what?”

“Why I wasn’t on your list”

“Oh yeah,” she said with a chuckle. “I already know what your answer would be.”

“Which is?”

“A resounding no. You hate social media, and everyone knows you never give interviews except in relation to your company.”

“Doesn’t this event qualify under the latter?”

She started to say something, but stopped. “Wait. Are you saying you’d have said yes?”

He shook his head. “Not exactly.”

“Then what?”

“Don’t rely on what you think you know about me. I might surprise you.”

She looked at him, and their gazes held for several seconds. Awareness swirled within him. He could see the same in her eyes.

She did that thing where she shook her head again. It only steeled his determination, but before he could probe, she asked a question of her own.

“What about you? Did you have a fruitful evening?”

Her attempt at changing the subject worked to his advantage as she’d soon discover.

“Not yet,” he answered. “But the evening isn’t over.”

Curiosity claimed her features. “What do you mean?”

“My goal was to secure the company of a beautiful woman for dinner.”

“Then what are you doing out here? You left at least forty-eight of them in there.” She punched her thumb backwards in the direction of the banquet hall.

“I’m not interested in them.”

She paused. Frowned. “You’re not saying—”

“Have dinner with me.”

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Friday, 6 May 2022

New Release: One Night Expectations By LaQuette | #OneNightExpectations #LaQuette #HarlequinDesire #HoneyMagnolia


ONE NIGHT EXPECTATIONS BY LAQUETTE

An impulsive one-night stand has unexpected consequences in the latest Devereaux Inc. novel by LaQuette. 


For these Brooklyn power players, 
 one night holds surprises to last a lifetime. 

When her grandfather meddles in the billion-dollar development deal she’s closing for the family company, Amara Devereaux-Rodriguez feels betrayed…and rebellious. A chance encounter with Lennox Carlisle is just the kind of trouble she’s looking for. But their night together soon becomes a threat to Amara’s aspirations because the mayoral contender has the power to quash the Devereaux deal. And now Amara’s pregnant with his child. Can she quench the fire for Lennox that could send their lifelong ambitions up in flames?

 

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EXCERPT

Lennox put the beer down on a nearby end table and stared at the woman sitting next to him. Trying hard to remember John’s warning, he fought with himself about what he should say next. Lennox was in no way afraid to talk to a woman as fine as this. But when you were trying to become the mayor of New York City, you had to think twice about what you said as well as did.

He extended his hand to her, “Thank you, Ms.…”

Wednesday, 4 May 2022

New Release: It's Not the Hookup, It's the Chase by Elle Wright | #ItsNotTheHookupItsTheChase #ElleWright #YoungInLove

 

Blurb:

A long time ago, I helped her. Little tips about what to wear, how to leave a man wanting more, ways to be sexy without being too obvious. The guy she’d wanted was wrong for her, though. Still, she’d wanted him anyway and ended up with a broken heart. But she wasn’t the only one, because even after I’d made my own intentions known, she walked away.

Now, she’s back in town. Still beautiful, still intelligent, still funny, and ready to start over after a bad breakup from someone who never deserved her in the first place.

Want to know when I fell for one of my best friends? I can’t even tell you. Somewhere between eating Superman ice cream in her mom’s backyard and punching the first boy to ever make her cry.

Want to know how I got friend-zoned? She’d have to tell you. My services—Wingman for Hire—help women drive the men they want crazy. Yet, I couldn’t seem to get her to notice me that way.

Want to know what I decided to do about it? The absolute right thing at the wrong time.

Now, everything is different. The past is 
supposed to be forgotten; the rejection should be in the rear-view mirror. And I’m not asking for much… just forever.


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