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Club Southside Book 1

By DELTA JAMES

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Danger and desire go hand in hand…

 

Welcome to Club Southside. Cerberus has opened an office in Chicago over the Club. The team takes on the jobs no one else wants. They handle everything from protection, covert rescue operations, cyber-crime to reconnaissance and more. These men are driven and deadly, willing to do what is needed to complete their missions and to protect the women they love.

 

A fast-paced romantic suspense series of interconnected standalone books that will leave you on the edge of your seat.


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Title: Rebel Torture
Series: A World of Rebel Souls Novel
Author: Thetta James
Genre: MC Romance (Horror)
Release Date: January 31, 2023
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ephraim
As the Sergeant at Arms of the Rebel Souls, I keep the peace amongst the brothers and make sure that the rules are followed. We ride hard and play even harder. What was supposed to be a routine night, turned into total chaos. The fiery redhead that I’ve longed for is suddenly taken and the dormant beast within is out for blood.

It’s been a long time since I’ve tortured someone. The screams of agony brought peace to my soul. They should’ve thought twice before they took her. I’m the payback that makes you regret your actions and the monster that gives you nightmares.

**Warning** This book may cause triggers. Please read with caution.
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 

I’ve enjoyed books for as long as I can remember. Reading allows you to expand your mind and make you say, what if? Six years ago, I became a part of the Book World as a Blogger and The Erotic Book Review was born.

I love reading and listening to all genres, but I’m very drawn to Romance on the kinky side of things. I believe pursuing your passion brings out your creativity and allows endless possibilities to come forth. It is magic to take a reader on a journey that forces them to crossover into your world. My love for stories has inspired me to write and share my words. I hope readers enjoy them as much as I loved creating them.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Title: Fall to Pieces
Series: The Steel Berserkers MC #3
Authors: Bijou Hunter & Noelle Zane
Genre: Romantic Suspense/MC Romance
Release Date: January 13, 2023
Silas “Nomad” Bennings doesn’t do normal. As the fearsome enforcer for the Steel Berserkers motorcycle club, he refuses to live by other people’s rules. However, this time, the stubborn son of a bitch might have gone too far.
 
Landry Copper spent her life bouncing from one dangerous situation to another. Her latest hazard comes in the form of a menacing biker claiming to have killed her abusive husband.
 
Nomad offers her a new home, safety, and comfort. All he wants is for Landry to love him.
 
They’re a match made in madness. Yet, what should lead to disaster might instead give them what they crave most.
 
The Steel Berserkers MC series contains sexual content, harsh language, graphic violence, and drug use. This book is only suitable for readers 18+. Trigger warnings: past childhood, sexual, and spousal abuse.

“I am loving this collaboration between Bijou Hunter and Noelle Zane. Yazmin and Wade stole my heart.” ~ Sheri M.

  

 
Bijou’s been publishing romance books since 2013.
Noelle is an avid reader and first-time author.
The duo currently live in Indiana.
 
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Title: Rebel Vengeance
Series: A World of Rebel Souls Novel
Author: Thetta James
Genre: MC Romance/Suspense
Release Date: January 3, 2023
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gideon
A distraction is not something I want or need, but Angel is just that. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time has put her life in danger and now I’m forced to bring her under the protection of the Rebels. Something neither of us want. But who are we to deny fate?
 
The one person you trust with your life can be the very person who commits a crime so devastating that the world as you know it will never be the same. Seeking the truth can sometimes reveal skeletons better left in the closet. Secrets, lies, and betrayal.
 
In the end, karma takes care of those who have wronged you, but this time VENGEANCE IS MINE!!!
 
**Please read with caution. This book may contain triggers for some readers.**
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We seal our fate with a kiss full of passion and promise. It’s long and languid. Tasting, licking, nipping as he picks me up and carries me to the bed. I moan as his hands roam over my body. His touch is soft, yet purposeful. There is no where I’d rather be than with him. He’s shown me so much in such a short amount of time. The way he teased me for weeks until I gave in. The way he commands me, causing me to willingly submit to him.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I’ve enjoyed books for as long as I can remember. Reading allows you to expand your mind and make you say, what if? Four years ago, I became a part of the Book World as a Blogger and The Erotic Book Review was born.

I love reading and listening to all genres, but I’m very drawn to Romance on the kinky side of things. I believe pursuing your passion brings out your creativity and allows endless possibilities to come forth. Taking a reader on a journey that forces them to crossover into your world is magic. My love for stories has inspired me to write and share my words. I hope readers enjoy them as much as I loved creating them.

I live in North Georgia and I’ve been married to the love of my life for almost 29 years. We’re parents of 5 adults and we have 9 grandchildren. We drive a Big Rig for a living and travel the entire US. When I’m not driving, I love writing, reading, and hanging out in my Private Playroom on FB. I love meeting new people and enjoy learning about other cultures. I love watching football and binge watching TV shows.

One quote I live by..”Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending”
https://www.authorthettajames.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Title: Bone Deep
Series: The Ryan Brothers
Author: Bella Di Corte
Genre: Mafia Romance / Romantic Suspense
Release Date: February 11, 2023
Cover Design: Najla Qamber Designs
Lachlan:
I was never the good guy, but I’d once had good intentions.
The road to hell was paved with those, though, and that was where I was headed because of the trouble I was in.
Which was why I found myself rooming with my best friend’s little sister, Clara Bow Mulligan—for safety’s sake. Hers and mine. Even with my guard up, though, she went much deeper than flesh and hit bone.
Maybe she was the one who could finally turn this sinner into a saint.
 
Clara:
I was always the squeaky-clean one. The girl who did everything for everyone, even when no one did for me.
Even once I was a woman, not much had changed. Not until Lachlan Ryan entered my life again and reminded me of how much I’d once wanted him. But he had never wanted me. He still thought of me as the innocent Saint Clara Bow.
Those days were over.
It was time this saint was touched by a sinner.

Bella Di Corte writes criminal romance that will steal your heart. She brings to life stories of men who walk the line between irredeemable and savable, and the women who force them to feel. She’s known for her rich world building and strong characters. She’s also an International Bestselling Author.
Apart from writing, Bella loves to spend time with her husband, daughter, family, and four dogs. She also loves to read, listen to music, cook recipes that were passed down to her, and take photographs.
Bella was born and raised in New Orleans, a place she considers a creative playground.
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Title: Stoke the Flames

Series: Revolution Inferno Book Two
Author: Whitley Cox writing as Natalie Sloan
Genre: Reverse Harem; Romantic Suspense
Release Date: January 1, 2023
Tropes: Dystopian, Alpha Male, Surprise Pregnancy, Thriller, Post-Apocalyptic; Enemies-to-Lovers
They took her in the middle of the night, performed tests on her against her will … now she’s out for their blood.

They killed my parents.
Then kidnapped me in the middle of the night and locked me in a tower, restraining me and sedating me so they could perform experiments on me daily.
Why me?
I am a nobody. A nothing. Born with no enhancements. No coveted blood.
Except to my men. To them, I am somebody. I am a person. I am whole.
Apart, we are vulnerable. But together we are unstoppable, and one-by-one we will hunt down those who have betrayed us, until we can meet with the rest of the revolution.
Only, I’m carrying a secret, a secret that not even I know. And when we finally find out what it is, it could change everything. And not for the better.
I am Olia, Amlin born, betrayed by those I trusted most, and now I am on the road to revenge. With my men at my side, we will stoke the flames of the rebellion and bring peace, harmony and order to the new world, with women and the men of their hearts at the helm.

Notes from the author

* Multiple POVs and first person.
* This is a MFMM romance. There are no MM romantic scenes or MM romances.
* This is a reverse harem novel, meaning the main character has more than one love interest. There is no cheating, no cliffhanger (to their romance arc) and definitely a happy ending.
* There is described torture and graphic killing in this book. Reader discretion is advised.
* Book 3 will follow four new characters, as does book 1, with the series arc coming to an end in Book 3.
* Please note that this book is set in a post-apocalyptic world where not only has eighty percent of the human population died, but the ice caps have melted, the oceans have warmed and the geographical landscape of the world as we know it has changed due to the drastic rise of sea levels. The author did consult with an environmental and climate specialist to see what the world is projected to look like in 400 years, but some creative liberties have been taken to enhance the story.

“What an absolutely brilliant plot. It drew me into the pages right from the start. There’s plenty of action, drama suspense and steam that had me turning the pages to find out what was going to happen next. Even though this is book two Revolution Inferno it can be read by itself but to really get the right fill I would read the books in order. I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book for my honest opinion.” – @Kazza1957 ~ ★★★★★ Star Bookbub Review

“Fantastic!! Another great standalone addition to this interconnected series. Filled with action and suspense it kept me on the edge of my seat!! There was lots of steam. The spicy scenes were hot!! 🔥 🥵 I loved our FMC, Olia. Not only is she a survivor, but she is brave and has a big heart. I loved seeing her character growth throughout the story. Maxxon, Cypher and Alaric make up her delicious men. Each has their own traumas, but also have certain strengths. Together they fit together so well. I honestly couldn’t pick a favorite, because each played a vital role in Olia’s heart and also her growth. I cannot wait for book 3!!!” -@Rachel Stephens ~ ★★★★★ Amazon Review

“Book two in a new page turning trilogy. If you enjoy futuristic books and also reverse harem then you’ll love the way this joins the two! A few surprises in this story, also plenty of steamy scenes and action where the female isn’t standing by waiting to be saved! I found this to be well worth the read and definitely has me ready for the final book. There’s some scenes which may be triggering for some readers, but I still give this five well deserved stars!!.” – Sue Hancock ~ ★★★★★ Goodreads Review

“WOWZA! Book 2 is even more engrossing, steamy futuristic reverse harem. There’s a lot riding on every single decision in the future world! Not just wild uninhibited sex that will have you burning through the pages! The suspense, drama, fear for safety of the five and their woman. Another must read by Natalie Sloane. *I was given a copy and am voluntarily giving my honest review.”– Pat ~ ★★★★★ Goodreads Review

Another noise, this time a sharp gasp. “Where am I? Hello? Where am I?” The cage shook. “Help!”

“Shhh,” I said softly. “Olia, it’s Cypher. You’re safe. We’re in the safe house, remember? Alaric’s on the roof ready to shoot bad guys, and Max is sleeping upstairs. Are you okay?”

“Cypher?”

“Right here.”

“I forgot where I was for a second.” Her breathing was shallow, and her words still held a tinge of worry. “Everything is so dark and … and I forgot about this cage.”

I felt terrible that she was locked up—again. But it was for her own safety.

“Do you need anything?” I asked.

“I, um … I’d like to use the bathroom if I could?”

Nodding, I set aside the scrambler I was building and stood up. “You’ll need to wrap that foil around your torso, okay?”

“O-okay.” She was probably struggling to see anything, so I reached for the flashlight beside me, lifted up the cage a couple of inches and shone the light under.

“Thank you,” she breathed. The rattling and crinkling of the foil was the only sound, save for her breathing. “Okay. All good.”

I lifted the cage up more. “Can you crawl out? Then I’ll carry you so you don’t have to walk.”

“Okay.” She crawled out, the light from the flashlight catching on her long, bright red hair.

Once she was out, I set the cage back down, grabbed the flashlight and scooped her up. She was as light as could be, and her small frame fit against my chest and in my arms perfectly.

“You good?” I asked.

“Yes.”

I carried her up the steps, out of the sunken living room and down the white-tiled floor of the hallway toward the bathroom.

Her ear fell to my chest over my heart, and she closed her eyes. “Hmmm.”

My body stiffened. “Wh-what are you doing?”

“Just checking to see if it’s a heart in there or a cog and wheels.”

I shoved down my bark of a laugh. “And?”

“You’re human, just like me.”

“I am,” I said, shocked at just how much emotion accompanied those two words. I cleared my throat so the words wouldn’t choke out again. “I will bleed if you cut me.”

“I won’t cut you.” She glanced up at me with a small, playful smile. “Unless you give me reason to.”

My smile was small and close-mouthed as we entered the bathroom. There were no windows in here, so I wasn’t concerned about flicking on the light. “Do I need to put you on the toilet?”

She shook her head. “I can manage. Thank you.”

“Right.” Now what?

I was just standing there holding her, and I didn’t want to let go.

“You can, uh … you can put me down now. I’ll call you when I’m done.”

“Oh, right … sorry.” I set her down on her feet but scooped her up a second later when she sucked in a sharp breath that had to be from the pain in her feet.

“It’s okay, Cypher. You can put me down.”

This woman didn’t deserve a second of pain after what she’d been through, and the idea of hearing her gasp again, knowing it was from the cuts on her feet, made a hot, trail of rage burn through me. I hadn’t felt this kind of bloodlust in years. Not since …

“Cypher?” Her small, delicate hand fell to my chest, while the other one cupped my cheek. “Are you okay?”

I swallowed and glanced down at her, the vibrant green of her eyes hitting me hard in the solar plexus.

“You look like you’ve seen a ghost. And a scary as hell ghost at that. What just happened?” There was no fear on her face, just worry. Just concern. Just … care.

Besides my brothers, I hadn’t seen a look like that on anyone else’s face in years … possibly ever. Nobody cared about me. Not in the way that Olia was demonstrating at least.

It felt good, and it pushed those charring, murderous feelings I had a moment ago to the deep, dark corners of my mind. She replaced those feelings with light.

Olia was light. Olia was brightness and hope.

I shook my head and blinked a few times, staying focused on her beautiful face, on her touch and the way she cupped my cheek.

“You want to talk about what just happened there?” she asked slowly. “You sort of … disappeared in your own head. Something hard creased your face, and you looked both furious and in so much pain.”

That was the perfect way to describe it. I was furious. I was in pain.
Natalie Sloan is the mother of two gorgeous, wild little girls, and married to her high school sweetheart. She’s traveled the world, taught abroad, and now she and her scientist husband with their kids, dog and betta fish call Nanaimo, BC home. She loves writing filthy romance that tugs at your heart strings until you think they might snap, with cantankerous heroes and steel-spined heroines.
 
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Title: Broken
Series: The Healing Wounds Series #2
Author: Martina Dale
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: January 14, 2023
Cover Design: Timeless Designs
 
What a buzz it is to be young, bright, and successful and have the world at your feet. A man who loves you and the universe looks like it was made just for you.

But one slip, one fall and it all crashes around your feet like a damn earthquake destroying everything good in your path. In the blink of an eye, the world is working against you and you question… What did I do to deserve this? Why me? Why now?

The memories of my university days haunt me and every day I wish I could turn back the clock. Do things differently and not devastate everything good in my life.

But the funny thing with time is it doesn’t stand still. It moves on, it only goes forward. But when you’ve broken the heart of the one man you ever loved you realise time is not a healer it’s a vault. It keeps all your secrets and then when you least expect it. It opens the door and shows them to the world.

My broken heart, my broken body and my broken life…

I don’t know if he will ever forgive me for doing the unforgivable but in time I hope and pray I get the chance to say those two words…

I’m Sorry.

Danika xxx
 

Saved (The Healing Wounds Series #3) – releasing May 31, 2023

I’m Martina Dale, a British contemporary romance author from the North of England. I self-published ‘West’ the first book in The Moral compass series in March of 2022 and I haven’t looked back since. North, East and South followed shortly after.
Every page of my books are written with love, care, and passion. I am a woman with a crazy dream, and I promise that I’ll try my best to take you along with me.
I have a wild imagination and a somewhat crazy streak, and I am known for the occasional episode of dancing on the tables after a gin or two too many. (Don’t judge, we’ve all been there.)
In this crazy world that we now live in, I would like to give you an escape from the grind of real-life and an opportunity to jump into fantasy and forget everyday life.
I have my fur baby companion who sits quietly with me while I write my books. Who am I kidding? He barks and barks and drives me nuts and some of the argument scenes I write are a result of frustration from not knowing what the damn dog wants next.
A series of adventures are coming hold on tight it’ll get very hot and steamy and a little bumpy.
 
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Title: HIT OF BETRAYAL

Author: Mary Dean 

Release Date: 19 December 2022

Blurb

What happens when a hitman falls for his target?

Can he protect the woman that he was meant to kill?

Can she deal with betrayal while becoming a stronger woman?

Can they escape the threats all around them, or will they pay with their lives…and hearts?

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Mary Dean is a wife, stepmother, blogger, and author from Orange County, California.

She has been a bookworm since she learned to read at a young age.

Her lifelong dream was to share her stories and enjoy them with others as she is also a fan of so many authors.

When she isn’t writing she can be found with her nose in a book, enjoying time with her family and friends, trying to stay active, watching a movie, or rocking out to music preferably a live concert.

She is also a blogger for Rabid Readers Book Blog and Gothic Bite Magazine.

She loves to interact with other reading fans.

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Title: Rebel Vengeance
Series: A World of Rebel Souls Novel
Author: Thetta James
Genre: MC Romance/Suspense
Release Date: January 3, 2023
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gideon
A distraction is not something I want or need, but Angel is just that. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time has put her life in danger and now I’m forced to bring her under the protection of the Rebels. Something neither of us want. But who are we to deny fate?
 
The one person you trust with your life can be the very person who commits a crime so devastating that the world as you know it will never be the same. Seeking the truth can sometimes reveal skeletons better left in the closet. Secrets, lies, and betrayal.
 
In the end, karma takes care of those who have wronged you, but this time VENGEANCE IS MINE!!!
 
**Please read with caution. This book may contain triggers for some readers.**
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poor thing looks like a deer caught in headlights, but she has nothing to be embarrassed about. I could watch her do that all day if she’d let me.

“I don’t knock on doors in my house. Maybe you should lock the door if you don’t want your play time to be interrupted..”

“Why do you have to be such a jerk?”

“That’s my nature, sweetheart. Take it or leave it. I never apologize for who I am, but you didn’t ask for any of this. I came back to say I was sorry for earlier, but it looks like you got over it quickly.”

“Apology accepted. Now if you’ll excuse me.”

Trying the knob to make sure I locked the door, I tell her,“I’m not going anywhere, Angel.” ~ Gideon
 
 
 
 
 
 
I’ve enjoyed books for as long as I can remember. Reading allows you to expand your mind and make you say, what if? Four years ago, I became a part of the Book World as a Blogger and The Erotic Book Review was born.

I love reading and listening to all genres, but I’m very drawn to Romance on the kinky side of things. I believe pursuing your passion brings out your creativity and allows endless possibilities to come forth. Taking a reader on a journey that forces them to crossover into your world is magic. My love for stories has inspired me to write and share my words. I hope readers enjoy them as much as I loved creating them.

I live in North Georgia and I’ve been married to the love of my life for almost 29 years. We’re parents of 5 adults and we have 9 grandchildren. We drive a Big Rig for a living and travel the entire US. When I’m not driving, I love writing, reading, and hanging out in my Private Playroom on FB. I love meeting new people and enjoy learning about other cultures. I love watching football and binge watching TV shows.

One quote I live by..”Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending”
https://www.authorthettajames.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Title: The Dance
Author: Kimberly Knight
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Cover Designer: Indie Sage
Release Date: December 12th, 2022
Hosted by: Lady Amber’s PR

Blurb:

From USA Today bestselling author Kimberly Knight, comes a story that has been ten years in the making. You might know Blake Montgomery from the Club 24 series, but this fling-to-love, smokin’ hot, the guy who finally gets his book tale will leave you speechless.

 

Blake Montgomery has lived in his older brother’s shadow his entire life. Everyone expects him to play football just like Brandon and go to the same college. However, Blake doesn’t care what everyone else thinks. His focus is on being the life of the party and eventually owning his own nightclub. He has no interest in settling down with one woman.

 

Until he meets Stacey.

 

Over time, she works her way into his heart, becoming the first woman he can see a future with, but Stacey has aspirations too. She wants to be a backup dancer for a pop star one day, and she’s not sure Blake fits into her plans.

 

Especially when she falls for someone else.

 
 
 
 

Kimberly Knight is a USA Today Bestselling author who lives in the Central Valley of California with her loving husband, who is a great research assistant, and young daughter, who keeps Kimberly on her toes. Kimberly writes in a variety of genres, including romantic suspense, contemporary romance, erotic romance, and paranormal romance. Her books will make you laugh, cry, swoon, and fall in love before she throws you curve balls you never see coming.

 

When Kimberly isn’t writing, you can find her watching her favorite reality TV shows, including cooking competitions, binge-watching true crime documentaries, and going to San Francisco Giants games. She’s also a two-time desmoid tumor/cancer fighter, which has made her stronger and an inspiration to her fans.

 
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