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Charity Parkerson  

You can Win:One winner will receive a $5 Amazon GC; one winner will receive a signed copy of Cyborg, another Charity Parkerson novel

Contest Restrictions: $5GC - no restrictions; book - US/Canada only

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"Losing her mind wasn't an experience she enjoyed."

After a steamy night of passion with a dark stranger, Arbor's life takes on a surreal edge. Disturbing dreams, lapses in memory, and entire buildings going missing are only a few of her problems. Her search for answers leads her to Detective Trey Murphy, the man in charge of investigating satanic and ritualistic crime for the New Orleans area.

Where do you turn when your mind is the enemy?

Meeting Trey only adds to Arbor's confusion. By day, he keeps her captivated and gains her trust in a way no one else ever has. At night, Arbor's every fantasy is brought to life by two sexy men who steal away her inhibitions. Torn between what her heart knows is real and what her eyes show her, Arbor must find the truth before she loses herself completely.

But, then again, sometimes reality is more twisted than any dream and love is the cruelest form of insanity.

Laura Tolomei  

You can Win: Six winners will each receive one of the following: Sacrificial Sex, Bloody Passion, Visionquest, The Demon Waiter, Hunter, or Bondage Slave for Hire.

Contest Restrictions: none

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Nothing satisfies Lilly. Not even working at The Dungeon BDSM Club as a bondage slave for hire. A slave looking for her true master. None have fit the bill so far. Until Terry. He spins her craving to fever pitch. And she might just fall in love with him, if she could only be his slave. Not just his. Julien and André's, too. His gorgeous Creole lovers. Because they are the perfect Masters. But also keepers of the Black Room. On Halloween, she'll discover just how bad and dangerous their pain-lust game can really be. Will she be able to fulfill their true needs? Or will she perish in the attempt?

Yasmine Galenorn  

You can Win: One winner will receive the Priestess Dreaming Goodie Bag

Restrictions: US only

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We're the D'Artigo sisters: savvy half-human, half-Fae operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. My sister Delilah is a two-faced werecat and a Death Maiden. Menolly is a vampire married to a gorgeous werepuma. And me? I'm a Moon witch married to three gorgeous husbands, and I'm about to journey through the veils to search for a long lost legend...

With the war in Otherworld raging, the Queen of Shadow and Night summons me to her court. Aeval orders me to embark on a hunt through the mists to find an ancient ally she once knew. I must seek out The Merlin and wake him from his long sleep. But Morgaine and Bran are along for the journey, and the pair pose a threat to both me and my quest. Now, surrounded by danger on all sides, I must pray they are allies rather than enemies, as we undertake a perilous search through the labyrinth of time...


Anne Riley  

You can Win: One winner will receive an autographed copy of AERIE; one winner will receive a $10GC to Amazon

Restrictions: none

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Liam Scofield has an idea, and it’s a good one. It is 1991. Liam is the president and CEO of Windwear, a flourishing hiking boot company located in Portland, Oregon. His growing company is planning to go public, and in anticipation of future growth, he has developed an idea for a new computer program to link his systems to those of his customers and suppliers. Always one to evaluate an idea using expert opinions, Liam seeks out Cara Larson, a systems analyst working at the technology giant, Pyramid, to assess the quality of this one. Cara disagrees with Liam. It’s not a good idea, she tells him, it’s a great one. She thinks it has the potential to become a saleable product and earn Windwear millions of dollars. 

Cara’s team begins working on the software, named Aerie, and after early initial success, runs into problems that have little to do with the complexities of technology. It seems Cara’s boss, Peter Whittington, thinks Aerie would be wasted on Windwear. He devises his own plans for the software and recruits Cara to aid him in his efforts. Then there’s Lauren Janelle, Windwear’s beautiful in-house attorney. She has designs on . . . well, let’s just say she has designs on many of Liam’s . . . assets.

It’s not long before Cara has to make difficult choices about how to proceed with the Aerie project. As Cara navigates her way through sticky ethical issues, she finds her respect for Liam growing into something more complicated and altogether unsettling. Unfortunately, Cara’s efforts to help Windwear take an unexpected turn. Where greed is involved, even good deeds can be manipulated, and Liam suddenly finds himself competing with Cara to be the first to bring Aerie to market.

It will prove to be a painful two-front battle for Liam. First, and quite inconveniently, he has fallen in love with his competition. Second, and far more problematic for the future of Windwear, he’s fighting the wrong enemy. 

Sloan McBride  

You can Win: Three winners will receive one of the following audio books on download: Together in Darkness, The Fury, or Highland Stone

Contest Restrictions: no restrictions

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The onset of fire season should be the hottest thing about interviewing smokejumpers for Whitney Storm - until she sees Tom MacKenzie. He set her heart aflame ten years ago, then disappeared. As an emapth who doesn't need emotional turmoil, this six-foot tall dark and dangerous memory has no place in her life.

As a smokejumper, Tom's job keeps him face to face with danger and he thought he knew how to handle heat. But the uncontrolled burn whenever he's near Whitney is hotter than he remembers. He's ready to face the past and make amends. She's made it clear she wants nothing to do with him.

A life-threatening problem flares when a killer's greedy obsession threatens everything. Can Tom and Whitney learn to trust each other again and protect all that they hold dear, or will their world turn to ashes around them?


Kerry Adrienne  

You can Win: One winner will receive a $50 Amazon GC and an ebook of Unconditional Surrender

Contest Restrictions: none

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Strong. Sexy. Sizzling. There's nothing like a man in uniform, and thirteen of today's hottest gay romance authors are celebrating military heroes and the men brave enough to love them.

These brand-new novellas feature all branches of the service and offer something for every reader. Almost 300,000 never before published words!

Inside these pages you'll find:Kerry Adrienne – Cruise Controli, Annabeth Albert – Resilient Heart, Keira Andrews – Arctic Fire, Brit Blaise – Storm Out, Cassandra Carr – Civilian Master, Lia Davis – His Guarded Heart, Sasha Devlin – Hometown Hero, Rhi Etzweiler – Blood & Peyote, Lucy Felthouse – Desert Heat, Amelia C. Gormley – The Houseboy: Initiation, Cat Grant – The Only One Who Cares, EM Lynley – Irresistible Forces, L.A. Witt – Flight Risk

Melanie Nilles  

You can Win: One winner will receive a signed copy of Spirit Blade; five winners will receive an ebook copy of Spirit Blade

Restrictions: Signed copy is US only; other ebooks are not restricted

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Nadia wants no part of the shevoru, the dark blade that has gained power by possessing the souls of raging half-bloods and monsters she has killed. Since learning the secret of the dagger, she has freed herself from its influence and is finally ready to make the journey to rid the world of its evil by using the power of an ancient device.

But when a visitor from her past steps back into her life, Nadia will be forced to make a choice between two men and two fates that could upset the struggle for dominance over the world. Amid games of intrigue and blood, demons from a forgotten era rise again, and the shevoru, the spirit blade, may be the only hope to save the world from annihilation and reveal to Nadia who she really is.


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Debbie Macomber

Autumn is a season of blessings and feasting.  To celebrate this beautiful time of year and the abundance that comes with it, Debbie is giving away this gorgeous fall dining set from Pier 1 Imports. One grand prize winner will receive one pumpkin-shaped tureen and ladle, four pumpkin-shaped salad plates, four pumpkin-shaped soup bowls with lids, a salt and pepper shaker, and the beautiful table centerpiece pictured above. The grand prize winner will also receive a signed copy of Mr. Miracle and Starry Night. The grand prize is valued at $226.45 USD.  10 runners-up will receive one signed copy of Mr. Miracle

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Brenda Whiteside

Love and Murder Blog Tour Two Rafflecopter Drawing
The tour begins on September 21st and ends October 11th with the drawing on the 12th. You can enter everyday, several ways and up your chances to win a canvas tote filled with items that relate to my latest release, The Art of Love and Murder, such as:
an original Rock Bakken drawing
a coffee cafe gift card
essential oil
incense and more


Emma Jane Holloway

Steampunk Journal Giveaway!

I wanted to do something a bit different as a giveaway, so I took myself to the genius crafter who has customized journals for me before and asked for another steampunk creation. The clasp on the front is magnetic and finished with a radio tube. There are other found objects, including parts of old London maps, keyholes, and more intriguing pieces. The insides of the covers are decorated as well as the front and back, and there is also a bookmark included. (see the link below for more pictures)

For those of you wondering, this prize is open to everyone, and I will ship it internationally. How to win this treasure? Leave a comment below and tell me something about how you bring steampunk into your world–reading? music? costume? or something else wonderful and quirky? Or, are you just discovering it, because that counts, too! I know there are readers for whom the Baskerville Affair was their first venture into the genre. Tell me about it and you’re entered in the draw. Contest closes at the end of the month. 

Joanne Rock

Celebrate my debut as a Superromance author by reading some of my favorites in the line! THIS CONTEST IS FOR eBOOKS ONLY. Win an e-copy of Liz Talley’s Road to Bayou Bridge, Sarah Mayberry’s Her Favorite Rival, and Holly Jacobs’ unforgettable You Are Invited. Click here to enter, winner chosen at random from all entrants on 10/1/14. Winner may choose Kindle, Nook, or iBooks copies.

Jess Michaels

Each month I will be drawing a winner from the current newsletter subscribers for either a Kindle or a $75 Amazon gift certificate. Look for the next drawing !

Sign up for her newsletter here

Brava Authors' Monthly Contest

Everyone loves a great book and that definitely qualifies Brava. They entertain, make you laugh, make you smile, and heat things up! They’re sexy, sassy, sizzling, and a whole lot of fun. Enter the Brava authors monthly contest to win two great Brava releases by the Brava Authors.

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Passionate Ink Monthly Contest

Every month members of our Book Notes newsletter are chosen randomly to win great prizes! What's Book Notes? It's a monthly, publicly available newsletter for fans of erotic romance. Find out about the latest new releases, chats, book signings, and other public appearances from your favorite erotic romance authors.

Yes, you read that right. You get all the latest information about your favorite erotic romance authors and you can win great prizes, without doing anything more than signing up!

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Justus Roux

Each month Justus Roux gives away print copies of her novels. Visit her website for details. Enter now!

Avon Authors
During the month of October, Laura Simcox will be celebrating the release of VIRGINIA, book two in her VARIOUS STATES OF UNDRESS series. Check her website for blog tour/giveaway links, and join her on Facebook for parties, chatting and fun contests!
New contest! READ, REVIEW, REWARD! Read WHAT A WALLFLOWER WANTS by Maya Rodale, and leave a review for a chance to win a complete, autographed set of the Bad Boys & Wallflowers series along with some amazing extra goodies any wallflower would want! Visit Maya's contest page for more details on how you can enter to win!
Lizbeth Selvig is celebrating the back-to-back releases of BEAUTY AND THE BRIT (Sept. 2) and GOOD GUYS WEAR BLACK (Oct. 14). She’ll be drawing at the end of the month for the winner of a fun prize basket including a mug, coasters, Minnesota swag, bookmarks, candy, and, of course, books—signed by her and several other of her favorite authors! To enter just visit Liz’s website and leave a comment; or her Facebook page and leave a comment, LIKE the page, or sign up for her newsletter. You can also sign up for the newsletter directly here.
If either of T. J. Kline's books, RODEO QUEEN or THE COWBOY AND THE ANGEL, hit a best seller list, she'll give away an iPad Mini! You can enter on her website or Facebook page.
Every Monday on Facebook, Katharine Ashe gives away signed books and more! Find her giveaways here.
Visit Ellie Macdonald on any of her blog tour stops for your chance to win digital copies of THE GOVERNESS CLUB: CLAIRE and BONNIE. Daily stops are listed on Ellie's Twitter and Facebook page
Every Saturday Toni Blake gives away an autographed book on her Facebook page. Comment on any of her posts throughout the week for a chance to win.
Ending Soon: To celebrate the September print release of PERSONAL TARGET (Elite Ops 2), Kay Thomas is giving away a beautiful Infinity Book Scarf featuring text from Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven." Contest runs until October 6 and is open internationally. Enter on Kay's website.
Every Sunday Eloisa has a Sunday Swag Giveaway on her Facebook page. Leave a comment on the #sundayswag post for your chance to win a ton of swag from Eloisa and some of her author friends.
Fresh Fiction
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Monthly drawing for a complete 6-book set of Harlequin SuperRomance books.*
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Justus Roux's Monthly Contest
Offered by: Justus Roux
Deadline for entry: End of each month
Details: Each month Justus Roux gives away print copies of her novels. Visit her website for details.
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Monthly Contest
Offered by: Kim Cox
Deadline for entry:
Details: I give away a book every month from my box of books. Have a lot of older Loveswepts and Harlequin Intrigues mostly. However, most are new or in new condition. All they have to do to enter is join my newsletter by sending a blank e-mail to
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Monthly Giveaway
Offered by: Kara Griffin
Deadline for entry: End of each month

In thanks for liking my Facebook Page, I will pick one winner each month to win a special prize, offered nowhere else! It will be exclusive to my Page Likers. All you need to do is "like" my page or recommend my page (be sure your friend comments that you recommended them to be included in the drawing). The winner will be selected from all the likes/recommendations that month. Winner will be announced on the first of each month. First drawing: 10/1/14

The PRIZE - a beautiful hemp bracelet styled in medieval fashion. Stop by and like my page.

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  • Catherine Anderson - an autographed book by Catherine Anderson
  • Robyn Carr - a Virgin River duffle cooler and a copy of a Virgin River novel (10 winners)
  • Christina Dodd - an autographed copy of WILDER
  • Sabrina Jeffries - an autographed copy of DANCE OF SEDUCTION and a $25 gift card to the winner’s bookstore of choice (1 winner)
  • Jayne Ann Krentz - a signed Advance Reading Copy of TRUST NO ONE
  • Elizabeth Lowell - an autographed hardcover edition of INNOCENT AS SIN
  • Linda Lael Miller - all 3 books in the McKettricks of Texas trilogy (MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS: TATE, MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS: GARRETT and MCKETTRICKS OF TEXAS: AUSTIN) and a Montana Silversmiths “Two Hats — One Heart” necklace, plus a fun set of western-themed book storage boxes. Three additional winners will each receive a signed Linda Lael Miller book. (4 winners)
  • Diana Palmer - a Brilliance audion CD edition of PROTECTOR
  • Susan Elizabeth Phillips - an autographed hardcover edition of HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS
  • Rebecca Zanetti - a print edition of CLAIMED

  • After Midnight Authors - trade paperback edition of IMPROPER SEDUCTION by Mary Wine
  • Victoria Alexander - a signed paperback edition of WHAT HAPPENS AT CHRISTMAS
  • Leanne Banks - a paperback copy of THE DOCTOR TAKES A PRINCESS and a red Leanne Banks tote bag (1 winner)
  • Anya Bast - *a special prize*
  • Laura Benedict - signed copies of BLISS HOUSE and DEVIL’S OVEN, plus a raven/pumpkin candle globe; a pair of black glitter, battery-operated candles; glow-in-the-dark ghostly knee-high socks; grown up chocolate treats; a fun dishtowel; and a delightfully sassy Halloween owl (1 winner)
  • Berkley~Jove Authors - a selection of previously released Berkley~Jove books (1 winner)
  • Berkley Prime Crime~Obsidian Mystery Authors - a selection of previously released books (1 winner)
  • The Best Reviews - winners choice of a $25 gift certificate to or
  • Shayla Black - a digital (eBook) edition of HIS LADY BRIDE (winner’s choice from Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, ARE, or Smashwords)
  • Kim Boykin - a copy of PALMETTO MOON
  • Allison Brennan - a signed, first edition hardcover edition of NOTORIOUS (3 winners)
  • Barbara Bretton - a $50 Amazon gift card/certificate
  • Stella Cameron - a paperback copy of OUT OF BODY
  • The Cat House on the Kings - a $25 OR Barnes & Noble eGift Card (winner’s choice)
  • Ann Christopher - a paperback copy of LOVE IN THE LIMELIGHT: VOLUME TWO (3 winners)
  • Debra Clopton - a copy of HER UNLIKELY COWBOY
  • Melissa Cutler - a complete, digital eBook set of her ICE: Black Ops Defenders trilogy: TEMPTED INTO DANGER, SECRET AGENT SECRETARY, and HOT ON THE HUNT (winner’s choice for either Kindle or Nook format) (1 winner)
  • Margaret Daley - an autograph copy of SAVING HOPE and SHATTERED SILENCE (1 winner)
  • Justine Davis - winner’s choice of any *available* backlist
  • Sylvia Day - a signed copy of EVE OF DARKNESS by Sylvia Day, writing as S. J. Day
  • Thea Devine - a signed copy of both THE DARKEST HEART and SINFUL SECRETS (1 winner)
  • Laura Drewry - a spacious canvas tote bag with both the PRIMA DONNA and PLAIN JAYNE covers
  • Kaylan Doyle - a signed paperback edition of THE GREAT AWFUL
  • Louisa Edwards - *a special prize*
  • J. T. Ellison - a hardcover edition of KILLER YEAR - STORIES TO DIE FOR... and a $10 gift card to Amazon or Barnes & Noble (1 winner)
  • Katy Evans - *a special prize*
  • Shoshanna Evers - a digital (eBook) edition of THE TYCOON’S CONVENIENT BRIDE...AND BABY
  • A.S. Fenichel - a $10 Amazon Gift Card
  • Marie Ferrarella - a signed copy of CALLAGHAN'S WAY (2 winners)
  • Dara Girard - an autographed copy of A GENTLEMAN'S OFFER
  • Paula Graves - a $20 egiftcard to Barnes & Noble OR (winner’s choice)
  • Laura Griffin - a $20 gift card to Barnes & Noble
  • Shirley Hailstock - a digital (eBook) edition of MORE THAN GOLD (winner’s choice of format)
  • Carolyn Haines - a trade paperback edition of THE DARKLING, writing as R. B. Chesterton
  • Kristan Higgins - the first three books in the Blue Heron series: THE BEST MAN, THE PERFECT MATCH and WAITING ON YOU (1 winner)
  • Sandra Hill - a signed copy of A DIXIE CHRISTMAS, ’TWAS THE NIGHT, and SANTA VIKING. (3 winners - 1 book each)
  • Madeline Hunter - a signed copy of THE ACCIDENTAL DUCHESS (2 winners - 1 book each)
  • Julie James - a signed copy of IT HAPPENED ONE WEDDING and a $25 Amazon OR Barnes & Noble gift card (winner’s choice) (1 winner)
  • Joan Johnston - an autographed copy of A STRANGER’S GAME
  • Lisa Renee Jones - a $10 Gift Card
  • Nicole Jordan - a lovely vintage-inspired pair of earrings and a signed copy of LOVER BE MINE (1 winner)
  • Sherrel Lee - a download of GRAVEYARD RISING and download of choice from the Valens of Legacy Series: VALENS REMEMBERED, VALENS RISE, VALENS REVENGE, VALENS REQUESTED or VALENS REBEL
  • Cathie Linz - a digital (eBook) copy (Kindle format only) of THE ENTITY WHO CAME FOR CHRISTMAS, writing as Cat Devon
  • Kat Martin - a signed copy of AGAINST THE LAW and DEEP BUE (2 winners - 1 book each)
  • Dale Mayer - a $15 Gift Card
  • Cheyenne McCray - a signed trade paperback edition of ROPING YOUR HEART
  • Lucy Monroe - a fun fall makeup set with a copy of HEATSEEKER (1 winner)
  • NAL/Signet Authors - a selection of previously released NAL/Signet books (1 winner)
  • Molly O’Keefe - a signed copy of WILD CHILD
  • Carly Phillips - a $25 Amazon Gift Card
  • Candice Poarch - a digital (eBook) edition of both CHRISTMAS GONE WILD and SLIPPERY SLOPE (either Kindle or Nook format) (1 winner)
  • Jennifer Probst - a digital (eBook) copy of DANTE’S FIRE
  • Erin Quinn - a digital (eBook) copy of THE FIVE DEATHS OF ROXANNE LOVE
  • - a copy of UNTIL THERE WAS YOU
  • Deanna Raybourn - a signed trade paperback edition of THE DEAD TRAVEL FAST
  • Karen Robards - a paperback edition of SHIVER
  • Eden Robins - a signed trade paperback edition of AFTER SUNDOWN: SALVATION
  • Joanne Rock - a copy of UNDERCOVER FANTASIES anthology, plus a copy of A SEAL’s KISS by Tawny Weber (1 winner)
  • Karen Rock - a copy of SOMEONE LIKE YOU (choice of print or eBook), and a $20 gift card/certificate (1 winner)
  • Karen Rose - an autographed copy of SCREAM FOR ME
  • Jessica Scott - a signed print Advanced Reading Copy of both ALL FOR YOU and I’ll BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS and her entire digital backlist (BECAUSE OF YOU, UNTIL THERE WAS YOU, TO IRAQ AND BACK, ANYTHING FOR YOU, THE LONG WAY HOME, I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, BACK TO YOU, ALL FOR YOU and IT’S ALWAYS BEEN YOU) (1 winner)
  • Alexandra Sokoloff - a set of signed hardcovers from her Haunted thrillers: THE HARROWING, THE PRICE and THE UNSEEN (1 winner)
  • Roxanne St. Claire - a $15.00 Amazon Gift Card
  • Wendy Corsi Staub - a free download of one of her HarperCollins suspense novels (either THE GOOD SISTER or THE PERFECT STRANGER)
  • RaeAnne Thayne - a $15 Amazon gift card, a copy of A COLD CREEK CHRISTMAS SURPRISE and a hand-made angel tree ornament (1 winner)
  • Shiloh Walker - a copy of DEEPER THAN NEED (reader's choice of format, e.g., print, Kindle, Nook, ePub, etc.)
  • Danica Winters - a swag package (T-shirt, pens, bookmarks, etc. ~$25 value)
  • Susan Wiggs - a paperback edition of THE APPLE ORCHARD
  • Sherryl Woods - a $25 Walmart gift card
  • Sandra Worth - a signed copy of THE ROSE OF YORK: LOVE & WAR



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