What’s Left of Us by Amanda Maxlyn

Book Title: What’s Left of Us
Author: Amanda Maxlyn
 
The heartwarming conclusion to What’s Left of Me.
Love found me three years ago.
I’m cancer free, happily married to the love of my life, and working toward my dream career.
Our life is complete. Perfect, really.
Or is it?
I’ve always wanted a family of my own, but never dreamed I could have one. Now Parker’s ready to make my dream our reality.
But sometimes our dreams are haunted by our deepest fears. Fears of failure, having a child, and in our case … death. How do I help the person I love get over his fear when I’m still trying to overcome that same fear myself?
Together we must learn What’s Left of Us.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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What’s Left of Us is a book about living life and not holding onto the past.  Aundrea has dealt with a lot in her past, but her future is brighter each and every day thanks to Parker.  He’s the love of her life, but her past continues to hold onto her.  She wants to move forward with him, but when he discusses having a family, she’s unsure of exactly how she feels.
Aundrea has multiple health issues that are always brought to the forefront by her family, but a child is something she has always wanted.  Her only concern is what would happen if she left this earth?  Is it fair to bring a child into this world what that possibility?
Parker and Aundrea have a wonderful marriage and relationship.  Between Parker, her family, and her closest friends, they decide to go forward.  Life isn’t always fair, and the process of making this dream come true won’t happen over night.
This story is one that made me smile, laugh, and cry.  The real life aspects that Aundrea faces are true for so many in this world.  I think about my mom who is a cancer survivor and given that her cancer had occurred earlier in life, I might not even be here today.  This book is one that gives facts, possible true life experiences, and what happens when you begin to live and forget about the past.
This book will let you see the light in the darkness.  I highly recommend What’s Left of Us.  It’s a read that isn’t light hearted, but will have your heart falling for the characters and their story.
 

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Life works in mysterious ways.

Four years ago I became known as the girl with cancer.
I refuse to cry.
And I refuse to give in.
A relationship with a man is the last thing I’m looking for right now, but one night with Parker changes everything. He is persistent, and he knows what he wants. Me.
He doesn’t treat me like I’m fragile.
But he doesn’t know, and I’m not ready to tell him.
What if it changes everything?
Tragedy found me when I was seventeen.
Love found me when I was twenty-one.
My name is Aundrea McCall, and this is my journey.

I am the mother of two little boys, married to the love of my life, and living in one of the smallest towns in Minnesota. When I’m not chasing or cleaning up after my boys (yes, all three), I can be found writing or snuggled up with my kindle, a glass of wine, and spending time with my fictional friends and family.

I am first and foremost an avid reader! I love to read anything romance from paranormal, young/new adult, contemporary, and even yes, (wide eyes) erotic/BDSM.

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~Braydon @NicholeEAuthor ~

ABOUT BRAYDON

by Nicole Edwards

Braydon Walker has always shared everything with his identical twin brother Brendon—hopes, dreams, career choices, and yes, even women. Known for tag-teaming their love interests in every way imaginable, Braydon is surprised and unnerved when he finds himself wanting to keep their newest lover all to himself. Will the twins’ relationship evolve to fit this new mold, or will Braydon’s desire for independence tear them apart?

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Braydon and Brenden Walker share EVERYTHING, and I do mean everything.  You don’t find one without the other, and this even goes into the bedroom.  What happens when Braydon begins to feel for one of their shared interest?  Will Brendon be able to handle it or will he fall apart?
Braydon Walker is hot-oh-mighty!  He seems to be the quiet and reserved twin, but as the story unfolds you will realize that he’s anything but that.  He is strong, knows what he wants, and decides that it’s time to keep one girl for himself.
As Braydon makes this choice, his twin falls apart.  There is some much more to the relationship with women.  It’s the bond of a twin, and what happens when one decides to more forward.  This nearly kills Brendon, but when he does something completely stupid, it brings everything to the light.
Jessie moves to Coyote Ridge to be close to her sister.  She also is the newest interest between the Walker twins.  Since Christmas, she has sensed that things are different, and she’s also realized that she has developed feelings for one of the Walker twins.  There’s one problem, you don’t get one without the other, and she’s done sharing.  Will she be able to voice her opinion?  Will she get the happily ever after that she doesn’t believe she deserves?
Braydon is a story of growth as siblings and as an adult.  Nicole Edwards does an amazing job of intertwining all of the characters and there unconventional relationships.  Seriously, this family is NOT traditional by any means.  Needless to say, you fall for this family and their openness.  You also fall for a set of brothers that both might steel your heart, but they also could destroy it into a million pieces.
If you looking for a steamy read with characters that will make you feel like you belong in Coyote Ridge then this is the story for you!
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RELEASE DEC 1, 2014

 

UFC Middleweight fighter, Ryley Jameson, swore it would
never happen again. He was done with his ex, and over the pain she’d inflicted
when she left him. At least, that’s what he tells people. Maybe if he says it
enough, he’ll begin to believe it himself.
Regretting her decision to let Ryley go, Ashleigh Warren
comes back into town and confronts him. Holding only one secret back, she puts
the rest on the line and asks for a second chance. Too bad he’s not going to
let her off easy.
Camden Jameson loves his twin brother, but his jealousy runs
deep. They may be identical in looks, but that’s where the similarities end.
When Ashleigh comes back into Ryley’s life, Camden has the perfect opportunity
for revenge. Two birds, one stone.
A journey to the Dark Side affects them all, but only one
feels the true sting of revenge.

 

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She hates him, yet she can’t get him out of her mind.
Female Bantamweight fighter, Gabriella Reynolds, has a bad
habit of falling for forbidden fighters. Enter Paxton Emerson. He’s tall,
tattooed, and the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Everyone wants a
piece of him, and he only has eyes for her. Through no choice of her own, she’s
fallen in his debt and he’s now demanding payment. Too bad it doesn’t involve
currency. Gabby’s decision to fulfill her promise to him ultimately brings out
her true feelings, but also spurs the unwanted attention of another.
Rage’s fixation on his newest obsession reaches dangerous
levels. Unfortunately, Paxton Emerson has become a roadblock to his end goal
and needs to be removed from the equation—by any means necessary.


Gabby will do anything to save Pax, but what happens when
she’s the one who needs saving?




USA Today Bestselling author, L.P. Dover, is a southern belle residing in North Carolina along with her
husband and two beautiful girls. Before she even began her literary journey she
worked in Periodontics enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.
Not only does she love to write, but she loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes, white water rafting, and you can’t forget the passion for singing. Her two number one fans expect a concert each and
every night before bedtime and those songs usually consist of Christmas carols.
Aside from being a wife and mother, L.P. Dover has written over nine novels including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, and her standalone novel, Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read is romantic suspense and she also loves writing it. However, if she had to choose a setting to live in it would have to be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.

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It’s time for fun in the sun! #HoneymoonsAreOverrated

2014-10-16

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Honeymoons are Overrated

Author: Libby Thomas

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Synopsis:

Lisa Jenson is an accomplished attorney who gets what she wants in an out of the courtroom.  At least she did, until she met Chad Foster.  Her best friend insists that Chad is actually a great guy, but Lisa’s instincts force her to keep her distance.  When Lisa finds herself on a plane bound for an island honeymoon with none other than the Chad Foster, she has to change her tactics.
Chad Foster is an up and coming landscape architect who understands women.  He knows that Lisa will come around and when she does he is patiently waiting on her.  Chad anticipated the sparks they would set off in the bedroom but he did not anticipate falling in love.

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When you best friend isn’t able to attend her honeymoon and it’s all-inclusive, why should it go to waste?  There just might be a catch, a honeymoon is for two people, right?
When Lisa agrees to get away so that her best friends all-inclusive package doesn’t go to waste, she doesn’t expect to have to share the trip with Chad. Knowing that there aren’t any singles on the island, they are forced to either get along or leave the next day.
Chad has been head over heels for Lisa since he first saw her, but he knows that she continues to run from him.  This week he plans on making her realize that he’s not a bad guy.
As Lisa and Chad decide to have sex with no strings attached, lines get crossed and Lisa has to decide will their relationship continue when they return to the real world.
Honeymoons are Overrated is a carefree and fun story of romance, friendships, and putting yourself out there.  I recommend it love when the good guy wins and you fall for him yourself!

Excerpt

“I’m sorry it took me so long to do this. Why don’t you look stressed out?”

“There’s nothing for me to stress about. The dress is going to fit you perfectly.” Sam said as she ushered Lisa into the changing booth that already had her dress in it. “Besides, the golf course is handling almost everything. All I have to do is show up. And pick up my family at the airport of course.”

“When are they flying in?”

“Tomorrow morning.” Sam winced. “Even though we tried to book flights three months ago this was the earliest we could get everyone in. Unless they all took a week off and flew in last weekend.”

“Ugh, what would you have done with them for a week?”

“Killed them. I’m sure”

“Who all’s coming?”

“Mom and Dad, T. W. and Sarah, Rick, Grandma, Pap, all of my parents’ brothers and sisters and about ten of my cousins.”

“Holy cow!”

“Yes. There are thirty-four of them.”

“That’s half the plane.”

“We got a group rate. Do you have that dress on yet or are you taking a nap in there?”

Lisa opened the door, and turned around. “Can you zip me?”

“Of course.” They looked at the mirror together. It was a simple strapless dress in royal blue. It fit Lisa like a glove and she looked perfect.

“See no reason to stress.”

“It’s beautiful.” Lisa said. “Are you sure you want me to wear this?”

“What did you think I would make you wear?”

“I’ve never been a bridesmaid before but I thought there was some sort of bylaw requiring some God-awful pink tulle creation.”

“Not for you, gorgeous.” Sam winked at her. “Chad’s going to choke on his tongue.”

Lisa rolled her eyes. “We got lunch today.”

“What? You got lunch with Chad?”

“Yup.”

“Voluntarily?”

“Yup.”

“Is he still living?”

“Of course he’s still living. What kind of question is that?”

“Are you perhaps softening towards him?”

“Don’t be silly. We were comparing our speeches for the toasts.”

“Well that seems like a perfectly reasonable excuse to have lunch with the second hottest man I know.” Sam said tongue in cheek.

“It was a short lunch.”

“How are the speeches?”

“We don’t have them yet. In fact, do you think there is any chance we could skip them?”

“Sure.”

“Really?”

“Yes. Luke and I both agree that ninety percent of weddings are useless pomp. The only parts we are serious about are the I Do’s and the cake.”

“For a girl who almost had apoplexy over the decision to move in with him, you are certainly taking this ‘til death do us part business in stride.”

Sam beamed. “What can I say? I’m in love.”

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Libby Thomas is a social worker by day and writer by night.   She has been an avid reader of romance novels since she was 12 years old when she had to sneak them off of her mother’s night stand.

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#FullCircleSeries @AuthorCasey Book 1 is #FREE!

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FULL CIRCLE SERIES

Casey Peeler

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No Turning Back (Full Circle, #1)

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After getting involved with Dylan, the bad boy of the Dixon High Swim team, Charley decides to stay close to home for college. It’s just safer that way. Later, she realizes it’s a mistake, just like dating Dylan. She decides to put the past behind her and leave the small hick town of Grassy Pond. There is only one problem; she makes this decision three weeks before the fall semester begins.

Charley packs up her Honda and heads to Southern College. On the morning she’s about to leave, Cash walks back into her life. He has been her best friend since they were four and is the only one who knows the REAL Charley. She leaves her farm in Grassy Pond with all kinds of “what if” questions.

Charley decides to live her college career to the fullest. She finds a great group of friends, joins the swim team, and meets a guy named Joe. He’s got eyes that make ya wanna melt!

At college, she encounters a new problem. Charley has been away from home for only forty-eight hours before she breaks the two promises she made to herself. Will she be able to overcome her past? Find new love? What will happen with Cash now that he is back in her life? Will she find what she is wanting in Jackalope Joe? How will her first semester of college end? Joe, Cash, or alone?

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Finding Charley (Full Circle, #2)

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One bottle of Jack and the words “I’m sorry” are all it takes for Charley’s world to turn upside down… again. Charley has a decision to make. Does she sink or swim?

After Dylan reminds Charley that he always has the upper hand, she decides it’s time break free. But how? She uses her past, present, and what she hopes to be her future to find her freedom.

With the help of Cash Money and the Kluft Girls, she devises a plan to take down Dylan. Will she succeed, or will she find that she will never escape his hold? Once this plan is put in place, who will be by her side when it comes to an end? And will this plan include Jackalope Joe?

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Loving Charley (Full Circle, #3)

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When Charley decides to make Dylan famous, she never thought about the repercussions that might occur, and how it would affect everyone around her.

Now that she has followed through with the plan, she is unsure of what the future holds. She has to decide what is more important in life: living her dream, speaking the truth, or keeping quiet.

Charley’s life comes full circle when her freshman year comes to an end. Will Dylan be in her past and Cash in her future? Or will Dylan continue to be an eerie constant in her life?

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Casey Peeler grew up and still lives in North Carolina with her husband and daughter. Her first passion is teaching students with special needs. Over the years, she found her way to relax was in a good book.

After reading Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston her senior year of high school and multiple Nicholas Sparks’ novels, she found a hidden love and appreciation for reading.

When Casey isn’t writing, you can find her listening to country music, spending the day at the lake, being a wife and dance mom, and spending time with friends and family.

Her perfect day consists of water, sand between her toes, a cold beverage, and a great book!

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AE Woodward is having a #sale!

 

 
 
 
~ Imperfectly Perfect ~
Emma, Tyler and Shane have been best friends since they were
kids. Along with their college addition, Rob, the four friends have an exciting
life in NYC. In fact, Emma Sloan appears to have it all.
Despite being happy with her current situation, a big family
announcement leaves Emma questioning whether she is truly content with her
life. With her thirtieth birthday fast approaching she vows to find her
‘perfect’ man any way she can. But Emma will soon discover that the path of
true love never runs smoothly and that sometimes, instead of chasing love, you
have to wait for love to find you…
 
 
 
 
 
 
~ Imperfectly Real ~
When nothing in your life goes right … go left.
Tyler Johnston has a life that would be the envy of most
twenty-somethings. He lives in New York City, surrounded by his closest
friends, has a job in a field he loves, and remains unattached—able to flit
from one lady to the next without responsibility. Only problem is, Tyler isn’t
in his twenties anymore…
Having watched two of his best friends fall in love and
start a family, Tyler is left wondering what will become of his life. So when
life hands Tyler his happy ever after, he struggles with his conscience. Can
something be right when it’s so very, very wrong? Because everyone knows that
two wrongs don’t make a right. In fact, most of the time, they just make things
a whole lot worse.
~ Imperfectly Bad ~
I’m Rob Ziviani. Oh, you’ve heard of me? Wait, did we? Oh
yeah, I remember.
No, that’s a lie, I don’t remember. I’ve had most of New
York City and I don’t really remember any of them. There’s only ever been one.
. .
This is my story. Read it, don’t read it. I really don’t
give a damn. It’s not going to change my life, so why the hell should I care?
Because I don’t care about anything.

 

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~~Honeymoons are Overrated is LIVE~~

2014-10-16

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Honeymoons are Overrated

Author: Libby Thomas

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Synopsis:

Lisa Jenson is an accomplished attorney who gets what she wants in an out of the courtroom.  At least she did, until she met Chad Foster.  Her best friend insists that Chad is actually a great guy, but Lisa’s instincts force her to keep her distance.  When Lisa finds herself on a plane bound for an island honeymoon with none other than the Chad Foster, she has to change her tactics.
Chad Foster is an up and coming landscape architect who understands women.  He knows that Lisa will come around and when she does he is patiently waiting on her.  Chad anticipated the sparks they would set off in the bedroom but he did not anticipate falling in love.

Buy it on Amazon

Excerpt

“I’m sorry it took me so long to do this. Why don’t you look stressed out?”

“There’s nothing for me to stress about. The dress is going to fit you perfectly.” Sam said as she ushered Lisa into the changing booth that already had her dress in it. “Besides, the golf course is handling almost everything. All I have to do is show up. And pick up my family at the airport of course.”

“When are they flying in?”

“Tomorrow morning.” Sam winced. “Even though we tried to book flights three months ago this was the earliest we could get everyone in. Unless they all took a week off and flew in last weekend.”

“Ugh, what would you have done with them for a week?”

“Killed them. I’m sure”

“Who all’s coming?”

“Mom and Dad, T. W. and Sarah, Rick, Grandma, Pap, all of my parents’ brothers and sisters and about ten of my cousins.”

“Holy cow!”

“Yes. There are thirty-four of them.”

“That’s half the plane.”

“We got a group rate. Do you have that dress on yet or are you taking a nap in there?”

Lisa opened the door, and turned around. “Can you zip me?”

“Of course.” They looked at the mirror together. It was a simple strapless dress in royal blue. It fit Lisa like a glove and she looked perfect.

“See no reason to stress.”

“It’s beautiful.” Lisa said. “Are you sure you want me to wear this?”

“What did you think I would make you wear?”

“I’ve never been a bridesmaid before but I thought there was some sort of bylaw requiring some God-awful pink tulle creation.”

“Not for you, gorgeous.” Sam winked at her. “Chad’s going to choke on his tongue.”

Lisa rolled her eyes. “We got lunch today.”

“What? You got lunch with Chad?”

“Yup.”

“Voluntarily?”

“Yup.”

“Is he still living?”

“Of course he’s still living. What kind of question is that?”

“Are you perhaps softening towards him?”

“Don’t be silly. We were comparing our speeches for the toasts.”

“Well that seems like a perfectly reasonable excuse to have lunch with the second hottest man I know.” Sam said tongue in cheek.

“It was a short lunch.”

“How are the speeches?”

“We don’t have them yet. In fact, do you think there is any chance we could skip them?”

“Sure.”

“Really?”

“Yes. Luke and I both agree that ninety percent of weddings are useless pomp. The only parts we are serious about are the I Do’s and the cake.”

“For a girl who almost had apoplexy over the decision to move in with him, you are certainly taking this ‘til death do us part business in stride.”

Sam beamed. “What can I say? I’m in love.”

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Libby Thomas is a social worker by day and writer by night.   She has been an avid reader of romance novels since she was 12 years old when she had to sneak them off of her mother’s night stand.

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