Impossible Ransom by Kathleen Mix Release #Giveaway ends 3/20

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Happy release day to Impossible Ransom by Kathleen Mix, a new romantic suspense novel to keep you engrossed and on the edge of your seat. Initial reviews coming in are already giving five stars for this fantastic blend of romance and suspense. Please note that affiliate links are included in this post, which means if you buy through them, I will earn a small commission to help support this blog.

After you check out the book, be sure to enter the giveaway below for a $10 Amazon gift card!

About the Book

9781633755734Impossible Ransom

Author: Kathleen Mix

Genre: Romantic Suspense

The one man she hates is the only one who can save her…

Working as part of a yacht crew sounded like the perfect escape for senator’s daughter Val Ferrell. Glorious Caribbean beaches, turquoise seas, and freedom from her overbearing father? Heaven. But when the ship is hijacked by violent men—who want to use Val to get to her father—Val’s fantasy turns into a nightmare. Now her only hope is the ship’s captain, who happens to be her ex-lover.

After disobeying an order, covert operative Nick O’Shea’s been assigned yacht captain duty. Working side-by-side with the tiny blonde who makes him crazy—and keeping his hands off her—was definitely punishment. But when Val’s life is endangered, Nick must choose between staying aboard and fighting to retake the boat or risking their lives by attempting an escape to an isolated Caribbean island. With the ransom deadline rapidly approaching, he’s running out of time…

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Wolfen Time by Roxy Boroughs Blast and Giveaway Ends 3/16

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Wolfen Time

ISBN: ebook: 978-0-9921271-4-5
paperback: 978-0-9921271-1-4
Release date: January 30, 2016
Publisher: Baucis & Philemon
# of pages: 315

All that separates them…is a century or two.

Werewolf Rafe Garrett is second-in-command of a twenty-third century special ops team, sent back to present day Seattle to stop a group of renegade vampires from destroying the U.S. and causing the deaths of millions of innocent people. He has a personal vendetta, too. The renegades’ leader is the same bloodsucker who murdered Rafe’s pregnant wife.

Few humans can stake a vampire on their first try, but Stacy Cadell is that kind of gal—a ball of fire in a cool, petite package. Caught in the battle between vampires and werewolves, Stacy hides her true identity from both sides, fearing it could be used against her. But protecting her heart from the werewolf warrior with the killer good looks, is a fight she’s sure to lose.

Especially when she learns that, for history to correct itself, she must sacrifice the one person she holds most dear.

Contains: Hunky, alpha werewolves running around naked, sensual love scenes and mature language. If you read sweet romance, try CRAZY FOR COWBOY, or one of the novels from the series ‘A Frost Family Christmas.’

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About the author:

RoxyBoroughsAuthorPhotoMy first love was the theater. And my greatest professional thrill was acting on the same stage as Sarah Bernhardt—though not in the same century. I’ve had small parts in a few movies and TV shows, including the hit programs HONEY I SHRUNK THE KIDS and DEGRASSI JUNIOR HIGH.

Writing is rather similar to acting, I believe. Except I get to play ALL the characters…while wearing my PJs and sipping tea. What could be better?

I’m married to my first love—a wonderful guy. So I don’t just write romance, I live it!

Visit me at http://www.roxyboroughs.com/. Also, check out one of the scenes from that DEGRASSI episode I mentioned. And please forgive my 1980s perm.

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Easter Winning Giveaway – Ends March 27th

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Can you believe that Easter is just around the corner? It feels like we just had Christmas, doesn’t it? Well, now you have a chance to win some great prizes, just in time to celebrate the holiday. And what great prizes they have lined up for you! Check it out!

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Addy Walker, American Girl Doll Giveaway Ends 3/31

American Girl lovers know that behind every American Girl doll is a wonderful story! With March being reading month, I’m happy to help One Michigan Mom find Addy Walker a new home! I am also excited to share this one because I know how much American Girl dolls have meant to many of my friends’ children. They are classics that are always loved and can be passed down through the generations.

Addy Walker represents the America of 1864, and a family’s escape from slavery to freedom.

I’ve escaped to a new life. My whole world is  opening wide, but I’m learning that freedom  doesn’t make everything easy. Through it all, family  is what keeps me going. Just the thought of us all  together gives me strength.

This giveaway is co-sponsored by This Mama’s Life, Beyond Attachment Parenting, and Stingy Thrifty Broke. This giveaway was originally announced on Link Me to Deals!

American Girl Giveaway for March 2016!

Up for giveaway is an original 1993 Pleasant Company Addy Doll, with items shown and her book #1.

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Addy was a collector’s doll and has passed through some hands via collector’s sales, so she shows some age, but she is still wonderful, even with the beginning of silver eye (which is a free fix from American Girl).

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When reading American Girl books, a realistic depiction of life is opened up to the reader. In Addy’s book, you’ll discover what it was like to grow up during America’s Civil War, your daughter can play with Addy and interact with her and become her best friend. Or, she can continue to be a display doll.

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National Margarita Day: Best margaritas in Rochester, NY

February 22nd is one of my favorite holidays. How can you go wrong with National Margarita Day? I have fond memories of bonding with friends over margaritas in Rochester, NY. When I was working nights as a hostess at Outback, my friend and I would often head across the street after we closed, to drink margaritas and play games with the boys. When friends come to town, we often seek out one of the fantastic local Mexican restaurants for fantastic food and, of course, margaritas. My birthday usually includes consumption of this titillating tequila beverage, as well, the bigger the better. Here is a picture of me at El Jimador in Farmington, New York a few years ago. They have the biggest margaritas I have ever seen!

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Don’t worry, I don’t drive when I’m consuming these. 🙂

We have a ton of great Mexican restaurants with great margaritas in Rochester, NY and surrounding areas. My favorite for their food is Monte Alban Mexican Grill. With three locations, I am never far from one. I have been known to nibble on their amazing food while drinking margaritas and reading books by my favorite authors. In fact, if you pay attention to books by Tawdra Kandle, you just may find a character named Andrea who loves to serve margaritas.

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We have other places with great margaritas. The ones at Maria’s Mexican in Webster, NY are so strong that they only allow each customer to have two. I have decided that my favorites are at Itacate in Penfield, NY. They are best enjoyed during Happy Hour, for a mere $3 apiece, while grazing on the buffet, hanging out with friends, and getting ready to listen to your friends’ band perform for the evening. We tend to enjoy a lot of them. The highlight of the evening is always when the boys play “Tequila” and we all sing along.

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What is it that I like the best about the margaritas in these last two places? They don’t use sour mix. I am one of those people who has always loved the taste of tequila. I find that sour mix detracts from the tequila taste. Every once in a while, I find that the mix has a bit of a soapy taste to it. If I ever buy those premade margaritas, like the ones by Jose Cuervo and Chi-Chi’s, I usually end up adding a lot more tequila to them for that true tequila flavor that I crave.

I know there are a lot of other places to get margaritas in Rochester, NY, but these are the ones I frequent the most. Where do you like to get margaritas where you live? What makes them so good?