DAILY DEALS: Bears and More

cover imageBear’s Gold by Yvette Hines $ 0.99

From the Jacket Copy:
Riley Gold is on the run. Her ex-boyfriend has been stalking her for the last year and she can’t get out of Dodge, Oregon fast enough. However, she should have planned her escape better, and maybe she wouldn’t have ended up caught in a rainstorm, in the dead of night with a flat tire. Trapped in the woods and miles away from the next town, Riley sets off on foot to a large cabin home for help and refuge for the night. Is it just her imagination or is someone–or something following her?

With the First Moon Festival on its way and pheromones saturating the air, Theo Kodiak is a sniff away from going feral. As the father of two boys, it doesn’t leave him a lot of time to find a companion to help raise them. Low and behold, fate shines down on him and presents a sensuous woman at his door. Riley is cold, scared and in danger, but she just maybe exactly what he needs in his life. The erotic attraction between them can’t be evaded and soon they are swept under a tidal wave of euphoria.

When a threat from both their past jeopardizes everything that is important, Riley and Theo find themselves united and a force to be reckoned with.

[box style=”light-blue rounded”]On a whim, I decided to do all Bear books today. These are novella length or shorter and many of the lower ranked reviews ding the stories on length but shorter seems to be the length that readers are enjoying these days. [/box]

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cover imageBear Prince by Emma Alisyn $ 0.99

From the Jacket Copy:
Bear shifter Prince Andrei defends street ballerina Hannah from the noxious advances of an odious human toad. He soon realizes this unassuming young woman is his fated mate and is determined to win her heart and wed her- even if his rebellion will cost him his crown.

Hannah has only ever wanted to dance. Raised in a conservative Christian community, she fights to balance her small town values with the more worldly ways of the big city. When the magnetic stranger calling himself Andrew defends her from an assault, she can’t help but sense something dark and feral under his quiet, stern exterior.

When she discovers his secret identity, will the strength of their relationship hold up under the strain of a new, foreign life in the spotlight? And with a surprise pregnancy, does she even have a choice but to make their relationship work?

This 37K paranormal romance is for readers who enjoy billionaire alpha males, interracial (bwwm) couples and happily ever afters. Standalone, first in the Royal Bears series.

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cover imageBear Tenacity by Marlie Monroe $ 0.99

From the Jacket Copy:
Bear Tenacity (Pleasant Valley Shifters) by Marlie Monroe
Never get between a bear and his honey.

A new beginning…

Zoe Redman has a bright future ahead of her as the new kindergarten teacher at Pleasant Valley Elementary school. After a rough start in life, things are finally looking up for her. They only get better when a sexy shifter takes an interest in her.

A chance encounter…

The moment Toby Gideon meets Zoe, he knows he’s found his mate. The curvy blonde is smart, gorgeous, and as sweet as honey. All it takes is one taste of her lips to cement his determination to claim the plus-sized beauty for his own.

An unbreakable bond…

Life is sweet until a deadly foe makes his presence known in grisly fashion. Toby vows to protect Zoe no matter the cost, but even the most diligent bear can’t foresee everything. When Zoe’s abducted, Toby will stop at nothing to rescue his mate—even if it means risking his own life to save hers.

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cover imageWounds to Bear by Lily Marie $ 0.99

From the Jacket Copy:
Wounds to Bear (Heart of The Bear, #1) by Lily Marie
An old enemy…

Roman Black’s past has finally caught up with him – and he isn’t the only one paying for his mistakes.

A beautiful, curvy woman…

Dr. Jenna Morgan is running from her own past – and hopes to find her place in the small town of Pine Heart.

When a wounded bear shows up at her door, she discovers that the rumors about this small town are true, and that one of those shifters is bleeding all over her front porch. She treats him, and learns that he was shot protecting a group of shifter and human kids who are now being held by an old enemy bent on revenge.

Two hearts, one goal.

Roman’s family joins together to find them – but it will be Roman who has to end this, redeem himself to his family, and to the woman who has stolen the heart of the bear.

This is a standalone story, with an HEA.

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The Final Four (10 AM to 10 PM EST)

Welcome to the Final Four. 64 books started the tournament and over forty polls later, we are down to only four books.

Who will win? Will it come down to an Andrews v. Andrews Championship match or will Jenkins and James prevail for a J v. J finale? Only you, the readers, can decide. Vote from 10 AM to 10 PM EST on Saturday, April 4, 2015!

It Happened One Wedding by Julie James v. Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews

Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins v. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews

Schedule for Elite Eight

March 28, 2015

Midnight to 10:00 PM EST

  • Just a Little Taste by Farrah Rochon v. Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews
  • The Kraken King by Meljean Brook v. It Happened One Wedding by Julie James

March 29, 2015

Midnight to 10:00 PM EST

  • Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins v.  Worth the Fall by Claudia Connor
  • Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Lauren v.  Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews

Schedule for Sweet Sixteen

March 26, 2015

Midnight to Noon (EDT)

  • The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison v. Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews
  • The Kraken King by Meljean Brook v. Fair Play by Josh Lanyon


Noon to Midnight (EDT)
  • A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev v. It Happened One Wedding by Julie James
  • Misbehaving by Tiffany Reisz v. Just a Little Taste by Farrah Rochon


March 27, 2015

Midnight to Noon (EDT)

  • The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan v. Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins
  • The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan v. Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Lauren

Noon to Midnight (EDT)

  • Satisfaction by Sarah Mayberry v. Worth the Fall by Claudia Connor
  • Forged by Desire by Bec McMaster v. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews

Voting Schedule for Round 2

This post will be updated as the voting takes place.

March 21, 2015

Midnight to Noon (EDT)

  • A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev v. Maybe This Christmas by Sarah Morgan
  • Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews v. Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop
  • Think of England by KJ Charles v. The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan
  • Rogue Spy by Joanna Bourne v. Fair Play by Josh Lanyon -> This is a schedule change!
Noon to Midnight (EDT)
  • Unwrapping Her Perfect Match by Kat Latham v. Misbehaving by Tiffany Reisz
  • The Kraken King by Meljean Brook v. Beauty and the Mustache by Penny Reid
  • The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan v. The Year We Hid Away by Sarina Bowen
  • Up From the Grave by Jeaniene Frost v. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews -> This is a schedule change!

March 22, 2015

Midnight to Noon (EDT)

  • It Happened One Wedding by Julie James v. Waiting on You by Kristan Higgins
  • Worth the Fall by Claudia Connor v. All I Have by Nicole Helm
  • Never Judge a Lady By Her Cover by Sarah MacLean v. Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins
  • Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Laurens v. Live For Me by Erin McCarthy

Noon to Midnight (EDT)

  • Apples Should be Red by Penny Watson v. Just a Little Taste by Farrah Rochon
  • Champion of the Scarlet Wolf by Ginn Hale v. Forged by Desire by Bec McMaster
  • The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison v. Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen
  • As Hot as it Gets by Elle Kennedy v. Satisfaction by Sarah Mayberry

Voting Schedule for Round 1

Do you have your alarms set? The polls open at midnight on the 19th! All times are Eastern Standard.  Gather your troops. Marshall your votes. Here is your voting schedule:

March 19, 2015

Midnight to Noon (EDT)

  • The Year We Hid Away by Sarina Bowen v.  The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine
  • Apples Should be Red by Penny Watson v. Indecent Exposure by Jane O’Reilly
  • Misbehaving by Tiffany Reisz v. His Fair Lady by Kimberly Gardner
  • The Kraken King by Meljean Brook v. Triple Threat by Regina Kyle
  • A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev v. Vanished by Carter Quinn
  • His Road Home by Anna Richland v. Unwrapping Her Perfect Match by Kat Latham
  • Beverly Hills Demon Slayer by Angie Fox v. Beauty and the Mustache by Penny Reid
  • The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan v. Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White
Noon to Midnight (EDT)
  • Maybe This Christmas by Sarah Morgan  v. Between the Sheets by Molly O’Keefe
  • Highfell Grimoires by Langley Hyde v. Champion of the Scarlet Wolf by Ginn Hale
  • The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan v. My Beautiful Enemy by Sherry Thomas
  • Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews v. A Forbidden Rumspringa by Keira Andrews
  • Think of England by KJ Charles v. The Lover’s Knot by Erin Satie
  • Half-Off Ragnarok by Seanan McGuire v. Up From the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  • Murder of Crows by Anne Bishop v. Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
  • Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews v. Assimilation, Love and Other Human Oddities by Lyn Gala

March 20, 2015

Midnight to Noon (EDT)

  • Bad Behavior by KA Mitchell  v. It Happened One Wedding by Julie James
  • Into the Shadows by Carolyn Crane v. Waiting on You by Kristan Higgins
  • Rogue Spy by Joanna Bourne v. A Christmas Gone Perfectly Wrong by Cecilia Grant
  • The Jade Temptress by Jeannie Lin  v. Never Judge a Lady By Her Cover by Sarah MacLean
  • Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins  v. Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare
  • Worth the Fall by Claudia Connor v. Coming in from the Cold by Sarina Bowen
  • Rodeo Dreams by Sarah M. Anderson v. All I Have by Nicole Helm
  • Fair Play by Josh Lanyon  v. Ten Below Zero by Whitney Barbetti
Noon to Midnight (EDT)
  • The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters v. Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen
  • The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison v. Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Satisfaction by Sarah Mayberry v. Salvation by Noelle Adams
  • As Hot as it Gets by Elle Kennedy v. Never Trust a Cowboy by Kathleen Eagle
  • Forged by Desire by Bec McMaster  v. Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett
  • Live For Me by Erin McCarthy v. Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen
  • Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Laurens v. Fever Pitch by Heidi Cullinan
  • Just a Little Taste by Farrah Rochon  v. Archer’s Sin by Amy Raby