Passionate reader who’s compassionate about giving back to authors who create incredible stories that help me escape reality. My reviews are honest, genuine and detailed. Genre’s I will consider Psychological Thrillers, Domestic Thrillers, True Crime, Medical Memoirs, Medical Thrillers, Woman’s Contemporary, Romance Suspense, YA (Romance and Medical themed), Holiday Books, LBGTQ, and Tear Jerkers

Friday, April 30, 2021

#BookRelease #BookExcerpt #JoyofLiving #HowToSlayStressandBeHappy #BarryShore #FarrowCommunications #NonFiction #HealthyLiving #Emotions #MentalHealth #JournalWorkbookMemoir #MotivationalSelfHelp SelfImprovement #JoyofLivingInstitutePublishing


 NEW BOOK IS AN INTERACTIVE GUIDE TO 

STRESS RELIEF & HAPPINESS


“The JOY of Living”


JOURNAL + MEMOIR + ACTIVITY BOOK


JOY is that special quality that makes one healthier, wealthier, and wiser. And who doesn’t want that? But a joyful outlook is a tough thing to muster in the post-pandemic age of economic decline and social unrest. Fortunately, a new book is bringing hope and timely actionable advice people can use to better their lives in the post-COVID era.


The JOY of Living: How to Slay Stress and Be Happy"



#BlogTour #EveryLittleBreath #KeriBeevis #RachelsRandomResources


 

Every Little Breath

How much could one phone call change your life?

‘Only you can save her. If she dies, it is your fault.’

When radio presenter, Casey Fallon, answers a call she assumes it is a prank. But then a woman’s body is discovered, and she finds herself up against a cruel and calculating killer who wants her to find his victims before they take their last breath.

Fifteen years ago, Casey was a key witness in the trial of serial killer, Steve Noakes, and her evidence helped put him behind bars for the murders of five women.

Someone remembers what happened that summer. Someone who is desperate for revenge. Someone who won’t stop until Casey has been punished.

#PublicationDayPush #TheSingleMumsBookClub #VictoriaCooke #HQDigital #NetGalley #RachelsRandomResources


 

The Single Mums’ Book Club


Three friends, three single mums, one quest to find love…

It’s 8:30am and I’m already utterly exhausted. My son has lost his football boots, my daughter is ready for school dressed only in her vest and knickers, and of course, my 1-year-old has filled his nappy for what feels like the tenth time this morning.

As for my husband? He’s decided marriage doesn’t suit him, and well… buggered off.

All hope of ‘me time’ has but dwindled to sipping half a glass of wine whilst shouting after the kids. But everything is about to change.

I’m taking control of my life! I’ve joined… a book club.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

#CoverReveal #NannyNeeded #GeorginaCross #Bantam #PenguinRandomHouse


It's the exciting Cover Reveal for NANNY NEEDED by Georgina Cross! This is unlike any nanny book you've read before. Hear why they're calling it: ORIGINAL CREEPY & FUN: It's Gossip Girl meets Rebecca in a wildly compulsive take on the gothic suspense novel. Readers will peer behind penthouse walls for a glimpse of how the other side lives, and will be sucked in by the irresistibly creepy atmosphere.

NANNY NEEDED
A young woman takes a job as a nanny for a wealthy family, thinking she's found her entree into a better only only to discover instead she's walked into a world of deception and dark secrets.

The ad reads: Nanny needed. Discretion is of the utmost importance. Special conditions apply.

When Sarah Larsen sees the exclusive address on the ad, she tells herself she's found her ticket out of a life of long hours waiting tables for little pay. At the interview, the job seems like a dream come true: a glamorous penthouse apartment on the Upper West Side; a salary that adds several zeroes to her current income; the beautiful, worldly mother of her charge, who feels more like a friend than a potential boss. She's overjoyed when they offer her the position, signing the NDA without a second thought. These are important people after all-- they can't be too careful about who they hire. 

In retrospect, the notice in her lobby was less an engraved invitation than a waving red flag. For there is something strange about the Bird family. Why does the beautiful Mrs. Bird never leave the apartment alone? And what happened to the nanny before her who disappeared under mysterious circumstances? It soon becomes clear that the odd behaviors Sarah initially dismissed as the eccentricities of the wealthy are hiding something much darker and more sinister. But by then it's too late for Sarah to seek help--she's become complicit in their secrets. And, after all, discretion is of the utmost importance.

NANNY NEEDED publishes on October 5 with Bantam, Penguin Random House, and is available for pre-order: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/670047/nanny-needed-by-georgina-cross/

Please add it to your Goodreads shelf: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56637964-nanny-needed

Nanny Needed on pre-order here!
The Missing Woman is on sale here!
The Stepdaughter is on sale here!


A little bit about me

After graduating from Louisiana State University, I enjoyed a career in television news, marketing & communications and worked 9 years in business development/bid & proposal for an aerospace & defense contractor before joining the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce as the Workforce Development Director. I also founded Susie’s Wish non-profit in 2015 which sends patients with life threatening illnesses to the beach, named in honor of our best friend and former TV news reporter Susie Edwards. Married to David, we spend our weekends filled with basketball tournaments, scary movies, and trying new restaurants with our combined family of four sons.

I’m represented by my agent Rachel Beck with Liza Dawson Associates with my suspense appealing to readers of The Good Girl by Mary Kubica, Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell, The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth, and The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle.

I’m the Amazon Bestselling suspense author of THE STEPDAUGHTER and THE MISSING WOMAN published by Bookouture, Hachette Publishing. NANNY NEEDED will release on October 5, 2021, with Bantam, Penguin Random House. Three more books will publish in 2022! Announcements coming soon!



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#BlogTour #StartingOut #JERowney #RachelsRandomResources

 


Starting Out


Violet thought midwifery training was tough, but now she has to step out onto the ward as a newly qualified midwife. She’sstanding on the edge of her new life, but taking the leap is harder than she ever expected.


Living on her own for the first time, while best friend Zoe starts to build a future with soon-to-be-husband Luke, everything is changing for Violet.


Can Violet adapt and adjust, or will anxiety get the better of her?

“Starting Out” – the new book from the world of “Lessons of a Student Midwife”.


Purchase Links 

UK - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Starting-Out-thought-student-qualified-ebook/dp/B08T5PDQ7C/


US - https://www.amazon.com/Starting-Out-thought-student-qualified-ebook/dp/B08T5PDQ7C/



Author Bio – J.E. Rowney spent several years in the cold Yorkshire hills, but now lives on the south coast of England. She spent ten years working as a midwife before turning in her gloves to become an author.

She is an award winning poet, and also enjoys writing short stories. In May 2020 she was the winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction.

"Charcoal", her first novel, was published in 2012 to wide critical acclaim, and was a bestselling novel on Amazon within days of release.

She spends lots of time writing in coffee shops, so if you see her, say hello.

Ms. Rowney says: "I always dreamed of being a writer, until I realised that I was. Then I started to write."


You can find out more about JE Rowney on her website at jerowney.com, or follow @jerowneywriter on social media.


Social Media Links –  

http://twitter.com/jerowneywriter

http://facebook.com/jerowneywriter

http://instagram.com/jerowneywriter

http://pinterest.com/jerowneywriter

https://www.bookbub.com/authors/j-e-rowney



Starting Out

By

JE Rowney

Review 

By

Heidi Lynn’s Book Reviews


First, I want to thank JE Rowney and Rachel’s Random Resources for providing me with this book so I may bring you with this review. 


JE Rowney gives her readers an in-depth eye opening glimpse of Midwife just Starting Out her career. I found it to be very fascinating as JE educated us not only on the job itself but some of the cases.  


I have been a fan of JE’s Midwife series so I was glad to see it continue. However, this book can be read as a standalone and you will be able to follow along just fine. 


One of the many things I truly love about this book was the strong friendship bond between Violet and her bestie Zoe. No matter how hard times got for either of them they always had eachother’s back to lean on. 


JE Interjected some very wise words of wisdom and inspiration into this story through her characters. 


Anxiety is an issue that Violent faces in this issue. I speak from experience when I say it is not an easy one to deal with. The fear of the unknown especially in this day of age can be scary for many. In some of the scenes I could feel what she was going through. 















#BookBlitz #BrokenHearts #MOKeeke #XpressoBooks

 

Broken Hearts
M. O’Keefe
(Hearts #2)
Publication date: April 27th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Ronan.

His name thrums through me like a heartbeat.

I climbed out of the smoldering crater of my life only to find myself back in the middle of a slow-motion trainwreck. I’m hunted, torn between my past and present, ripped apart by two warring families. My husband is dead, and his killer is the only man who’s ever felt the deep well of emotion I keep hidden from the world.

Ronan.

Vicious and scarred—his rough touch is seared into my skin, but his soft caresses are what break down my walls bit by bit. Until there’s only me left. My soul in his bloody hands, and my broken heart beating just for him. Only him.

Ronan.

My shadowy protector, my phantom lover—kiss me or kill me, I don’t care. As long as you’re the one who does it.

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo / Google Play

#BookBlitz #CrazyRoyalLoveSeries #MelanieSummers #XpressoTours


Royally Crushed
Melanie Summers
(Crazy Royal Love, #1)
Genres: Adult, Comedy, Contemporary, Romance

A wildly funny, ridiculously romantic spinoff from best-selling author Melanie Summers…

Princess Arabella of Avonia has spent her first twenty-nine years in an endless loop of high teas, state dinners, and the same five conversations. Every minute of her day is planned by someone else. From what to wear to what to eat, the royal handlers keep her on a tight leash. To make matters worse, they’ve extended their duties to include finding her a suitable husband before she turns thirty. Desperate for an out, she sneakily signs up to co-host a new nature docu-series, starring Will Banks, the man dubbed McHotty of the Wilderness.

Will has ladies all over the globe lining up to meet him until a hot, new adventure show comes on the scene, and his ratings take a nose-dive. Producers decide an emergency change in format is in order. Enter Princess Arabella. The pampered and proper royal is the perfect foil to Will’s rugged outdoorsman.

It’s hate at first sight, but their on-screen loathing makes for great television. Surprisingly, when the cameras stop rolling, these two finally see each other’s good sides. Can these opposites find their forever in each other’s arms, or will their differences be their undoing?

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

#BooksonTour #WhenSparksFly #KristenZimmer #LBGTQ #Bookouture #NetGalley

The room is dark, except for the streetlights coming through the blinds. I can barely see her, but I feel her. She pushes me up against the wall and we kiss harder than we ever have before. I’ve been waiting so long for it to happen, and finally, it’s going to. Then the bedroom door flies open, and someone screams her name…


Britton Walsh has never had a home. After a lifetime in the care system, she doesn't expect she’ll ever find one. But beginning her senior year with new foster parents in a new city, means starting over yet again. Tom and Cate Cahill seem okay. The hitch? Their daughter, Avery.

Beautiful, popular and cool, Avery is everything Britton is not. She’s all Britton could ever ask for in a sister, or even a friend––but having survived without either for so long, 
Britton knows the way her heart races whenever Avery enters the room can only mean one thing…

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

#ReleaseBlitz #TheLuminaraSeries #EroticRomanceSuspence #SJMolloy #BuoniAmiciPress

 

Title: Luce Eterna: Part 1, Book 5, The Luminara Series 

Author:S.J. Molloy 

Genre: Erotic Romance Suspense 

Release Date: April 27, 2021 

Cover Designer: Francessca Wingfield PR & Designs 

Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC.


#BlogTour #TheRestlessCowboy #MeganRyder #BuoniAmiciPress


Title: The Restless Cowboy (Granite Junction Book 2) 

Author: Megan Ryder 

Genre: Small Town Western Romance 

Release Date: April 27, 2021 

Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. 


#BookBlitz #UpforSeconds #MelissaChambers #XpressoTours

 

Up for Seconds: A Second Chance Steamy Romance
Melissa Chambers
(Destiny Dunes, #2)
Publication date: April 27th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

He won’t get in her head again…

Tori:

Jack Massey broke my heart. He was jealous and possessive. We were all wrong together—too engrossed, too greedy for one another…like we were each other’s fix.

We made no sense. He’s a stuffy, number-cruncher from a wealthy family, and I’m a hot mess from a trailer park. We’d never work long-term.

He says he wants me back. He needs to let the past stay behind us. I’ve worked too hard this year to get over him. I’ve thrown myself into my work with the kids at the resort. I’ve nurtured friendships with my amazing co-workers. I even tried another relationship. Though Jack’s never left my head or my heart.

#BookBlitz #HoneyBun #VictoriaPinder #XpressoTours

 

Honey Bun
Victoria Pinder
(Single Brothers, #1)
Publication date: April 27th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Arman wasn’t supposed to be the one.

I dumped him when we were 17 and married a man my parents picked for me.

#NeverListentomyDad

Either way it’s the past, and now I have a daughter and finally left my ex.

On my way home to the beach, I didn’t expect to run into Arman, the nicest and sweetest man I’d ever met.

♥ He’s hotter than ever.

★ And a trillionaire.

And I am not looking for a relationship even from the one man’s kiss that still burned in me.

I don’t get what he still sees in me.

I’m a mess, but you’d never have expected what happened because I absolutely hadn’t.

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo / Google Play

Monday, April 26, 2021

#CoverReveal #RoyalTrouble #JenniferBonds #XpressoTours

 

Royal Trouble
Jennifer Bonds
Published by: Entangled: Amara
Publication date: May 17th 2021
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

It’s time for everyone’s favorite bad boy, Prince Alexander Stanley, to clean up his act. Given the rare opportunity to lead a new royal program that aids veterans and their families, Xander can’t afford to be making scandalous headlines anymore. He has only two months until the program launches. No more overindulging. And definitely no more women.

Then halfway into it, his good behavior streak is threatened by a devil in a fuchsia dress.

Everly Wilson has kept a secret for years. She was the mastermind behind the celebrity dirt website Royals Gone Wild, which exposed some of her home country of Valeria’s juiciest secrets. But once she was out of school, she left the website and her past behind, moved to New York, and became a serious writer.

#CoverReveal #BetweenYouAndMe #CarolMason #OlivaSpring #RachelsRandomResources

 

Between You and Me

Is her new husband really who she thinks he is?

When young doctor Lauren Matheson meets Joe, an older divorced businessman, at a glittering poolside in California, it’s a chance encounter that seems life-changing for them both. Back home in London, their feelings only strengthen. But Lauren soon discovers that building a happy future with Joe is going to be an uphill struggle…

She’s determined to be a good stepmother to his children, four-year-old Toby and complicated teen Grace. But under the watchful eye of Meredith, Joe’s intimidating ex-wife, Lauren can’t seem to do a thing right. Why won’t Joe ever take her side against Grace? And what really happened between him and Meredith?

As her husband retreats into a cold, secretive version of the dashing man she met in California, Lauren starts to wonder if she’s made a costly mistake. Was Joe ever the man she thought she married?

 

Pre-order Link - https://amzn.to/2Pu9BCM

Publication Date – 22nd June 2021



Saturday, April 24, 2021

#BlogTour #SirLambalot #ChildrensBook #JudeLennon #HollyBushnell #RachelsRandomResources

Sir Lambalot


"Queen Floss lives in a castle grand,

The finest one across the land.

Sir Lambalot is her busiest knight,

With quests to do both day and night."


Queen Floss is determined to rid the land of dragons, giants and trolls, so she turns to Sir Lambalotand his trusty steed Ned to help. But when the brave knight meets these fearful creatures, he discovers they aren't quite so scary after all. Written in rhyme and full of fun, this story has an important message about kindness, tolerance and acceptance.


Purchase Links

UK - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sir-Lambalot-Miss-Jude-Lennon/dp/1999795989


US - https://www.amazon.com/Sir-Lambalot-Miss-Jude-Lennon/dp/1999795989

Friday, April 23, 2021

#BooksonTour #MyLittleGirl #ShaliniBoland #Bookouture #NetGalley

 

Your daughter is missing. Did someone close to you take her?

Seven-year-old Beatrice has gone missing. Her mother Claire’s whole world has been turned upside down in just one moment and she can’t stop shaking. She’s desperate to find her precious daughter, but nothing about the day she disappeared makes sense…

The mother-in-law: Jill was meant to be looking after Beatrice. She says she didn’t take her eyes off the little girl but her version of events doesn’t add up… Claire has never got on with her, so why should she trust her now?

The husband: He should have been with their only child. Instead, he changed the plans without telling Claire. She didn’t think there were any secrets between them, but maybe she was wrong?

#BookBlitz #CrossingTheTouchline #JayHogan #XpressoTours

 

Crossing the Touchline
Jay Hogan
(Auckland Med. #2)
Publication date: December 30th 2020
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+, Romance, Sports

What if you’ve worked your whole life for a dream, to play rugby for the most successful sports team on the planet, the New Zealand All Blacks?

What if that dream is so close you can smell it?

What if you meet someone?

What if you fall in love?

What if your dream will cost the man who’s stolen your heart?

And what if the dream changes?

Reuben Taylor has a choice to make.

Cameron Wano is that choice.

Goodreads / $2.99 on Apple / All Retailers

#BooksonTour #LastDayAlive #JRAdler #Bookouture #NetGalley

One hot summer’s evening, ten-year-old Piper Chase went off on her pink bicycle towards the dark woods on Black Heart Lane. She never came home…


Piper cycles off one hot Oklahoma evening for a sleepover with her new friend Miley from summer camp. But when she doesn’t come home, her grandparents raise the alarm.

Detective Kimberley King knows that the first twenty-four hours in a missing child investigation are the most critical, but with no witnesses, and darkness falling in the small town of Dead Woman Crossing, she begins to fear the worst. She longs to find the little girl with wide blue eyes and an infectious smile, but when her team discovers Piper’s body in a woodland clearing, lying on a bed of moss, something inside her dies.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

#BookBlitz #StrykersGirl #AlyssaBailey #XpressoTours

 

Stryker’s Girl
Alyssa Bailey
(Red Eagle Ranch, #1)
Publication date: April 5th 2021
Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense

He needs to fire her or claim her before it’s too late.

Avery gets caught in a web of deceit when she agrees to help save her family farm. As her life begins to tangle chaotically, her attraction grows for her new boss, Stryker Red Eagle, but he is the enemy… or is he?

Stryker’s ordered life is turned upside down when Avery arrives as a woman, not the male assistant he thought he was getting. She is stealing his concentration, and something is going on with her that he can’t figure out.

To save his sanity, Stryker needs to either fire Avery or claim her as his own. But then the real trouble begins.

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo

#BookBlitz #TheDatingSeries #HeidiMcLaughlin #LPDover #BuoniAmiciPress

 

Title: The Dating Series 

Author: Heidi McLaughlin & LP Dover 

Genre: Contemporary Romance 

Event Date: April 22, 2020 

Cover Designer: MadHat Studios 

Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

#BookRelease #Excerpt #LivingYourBestLife #DrRobertKiltzMD #FarrowCommunications

NEW BOOK OFFERS SPRING CLEANING FOR THE BODY & MIND

“Living Your Best Life: How to Think, Eat, and Connect your Way to a Better Flow”

We all have moments in life that throw us off course - sometimes, entire years. With the pandemic behind us and springtime optimism ahead - this book is the perfect way to make a comeback, in body, mind, and spirit.

Dr. Robert Kiltz is a board-certified OB/GYN and reproductive endocrinologist who has earned recognition outside of the fertility world for pioneering the holistic health movement and the keto lifestyle. In his latest book “Living Your Best Life: How to Think, Eat, and Connect your Way to a Better Flow,” Dr. Kiltz provides guidance to help you to live your best life and bring your mind, body, and smile into balance.

 

ABOUT THE BOOK:

“Living Your Best Life: How to Think, Eat, and Connect your Way to a Better Flow” will provide the resources necessary to help create the ideal you by focusing not only on the body but on the mind and the soul as well. Dr. Kiltz applies a holistic approach to medicine, working collaboratively on his patients’ physical being as well as their emotional and spiritual selves. In his book, Dr. Kiltz deep dives into various self-help techniques such as the power of mediation, eliminating stress, the benefits of yoga, and listening to your inner voice.

Available on Amazon

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