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Calisa Rhose presents ~ UnCover Monday ~ Covers

UnCover Mondays on The Ranch!!! This feature is only to highlight authors–not to sell books (though if you see one you want to buy I’m sure the authors won’t mind  ). Enjoy this weeks’ covers to ogle and explore. If there is one provided, you can follow the artist links by clicking each book cover that has an artist linked to learn more about the amazing creators of these beautiful covers. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! As always, click the author website links to find out more about them. Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors!

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TwelfthSun_MaeClairTITLE: Twelfth Sun

AUTHOR: Mae Clair

WEBSITE/BLOG: www.maeclair.net

GENRE: Romantic Mystery

PUBLISHER:  Lyrical Press

COVER ARTIST:  Renee Rocco

RELEASE DATE:  August 5, 2013

The hunky young PhD knows all about seduction, but what does he know about love?

Reagan Cassidy is settled in her life. She has a thriving interior design firm, an upscale condo, two cats, and a goldfish. As a favor to her uncle, she agrees to team up with his marine archaeologist friend to validate and retrieve a nineteenth-century journal, reputedly that of a passenger aboard the doomed schooner Twelfth Sun. Finding a hunky twenty-five-year-old coming out of the shower in her hotel room wasn’t part of the deal, but it’s hard to complain…

Dr. Elijah Cross is cocky and he knows it. He enjoys trading barbs with the lovely Reagan. Barbs, and some innuendo. He can tell she’d rather get back home to her business than stick around for the extended treasure hunt they’ve been talked into, but he’s fine with the situation. At least, until the “clues” start getting personal.

Reagan finds Dr. Gorgeous is as skilled in matters of the heart as he is behind the lectern. Throw in a series of clues which mean more to Elijah than he’ll explain, several odd-ball competitors out to win the journal, a saboteur, and a lavish seaside mansion, and Reagan has enough trouble keeping her head straight, let alone her heart.

WARNING: Younger man, older woman, nautical riddles and romance.

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ThoroughlyModernAmanda_SusanMacateeTITLE: Thoroughly Modern Amanda

AUTHOR: Susan Macatee

WEBSITE: www.susanmacatee.com

GENRE: Time travel romance

PUBLISHER: The Wild Rose Press

COVER ARTIST: Debbie Taylor

RELEASE DATE: December 19, 2012

Believing anything is possible, magazine reporter Amanda Montgomery dreams about being a modern woman in a nineteenth century world, much like her exceptional step-mother. But society expects well-off young ladies to focus on finding a suitable husband and raising a family. And then Jack appears–with no past and unconventional ideas. Does he hold the key to another century as well as her heart, or is she destined to stay in her own time?

Construction worker Jack Lawton wants to preserve an old home that’s scheduled for demolition. But when he sneaks inside for a final look, a loose beam falls on the head, and upon waking, he finds himself in the arms of a beautiful woman. His only problem–he’s no longer in the twenty-first century. Can he find his way back home?

Does he really want to?

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TheCEOGetsHerMan_AnneAshbyTITLE: The CEO Gets Her Man

AUTHOR: Anne Ashby

WEBSITE: www.anneashby.com

GENRE: Sweet Contemporary

PUBLISHER: The Wild Rose Press

COVER ARTIST: Tina Lynn Stout

 RELEASE DATE: April 15, 2013

Ensuring her company’s success is Debra Laurie’s life. But when she goes undercover to investigate a failing hotel in southern New Zealand, she finds her confidence crumbling. Masquerading as a waitress is a disaster—especially when the hotel’s assistant manager is a former rugby star she once had a crush on.

Jase McEwan is struggling to keep the hotel afloat. An unpredictable manager, ridiculous demands from the head office, and employee unrest are problems enough. Now a haughty new waitress is causing mayhem in the restaurant—and in his heart.

Determined to be impartial, Debra sets out to discover if Jase is responsible for the hotel’s drastic situation. But the more she investigates, the more she likes his work—and the more their attraction sizzles. Before long, Jase has turned Debra’s world upside-down. But what happens when he learns the new waitress is really his CEO?

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MagicoftheLoch_KarenMichelleNuttTITLE: Magic of the Loch

AUTHOR: Karen Michelle Nutt

WEBSITE:  www.kmnbooks.com

GENRE: Paranormal/mystery/romance

PUBLISHER: The Wild Rose Press

COVER ARTIST: Rae Monet

RELEASE DATE: August 2012

Michaela Grant travels to Scotland for a holiday, knowing this vacation is her last. A medical condition threatens her life and any chance of a future–until she meets Alan MacLachlin, a man forced to exist between two worlds.

Alan is the legendary Loch Ness Monster. Once every fifty years he returns to human form in search of his soul mate, the one woman who can break his curse. He believes he has found forever with Michaela, but to claim it he must figure out how to save her life.

Michaela and Alan vow to take what time has to offer, but another threat looms. A sinister shape shifter with a vendetta against Alan is making Loch Ness his personal hunting ground. Now he’s threatening Michaela. Alan must discover who the shifter is and stop him before it’s too late.

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RhuulsFlame_NulliParaOraTITLE: Rhuul’s Flame (Realms of Possibilities – Book 1)

AUTHOR: Nulli Para Ora

WEBSITE: www.nulliparaora.com

GENRE: Fantasy/Sci Fi  Romance

PPUBLISHER: Liquid Silver Books

RELEASE DATE: May 27, 2013

Of all the species of the twelve realms, Rhuul is unique. The product of two races who despise each other, he is reviled by his family and unwelcome in his homeland.

Exiled, he finds himself in a new realm with beings he’s never seen before. They’re not important; only his destiny is. Driven to prove his worth, he seeks to rule a realm of his own. Nothing will stand in his way, and no one will change his focus. Or so he thinks.

When a mysterious woman calls out for help through his dreams, he searches her out. When they meet, she’s unlike anyone he’s ever encountered. Can they set aside their beliefs to work together? Can love bloom when their ideals are exact opposites?

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LongGone_ChristinaFreeburnTITLE: Long Gone (New Beginnings #4)

AUTHOR: Christina Freeburn

WEBSITE/BLOG:

www.theselfrescueprincess.                                                     wordpress.com

GENRE: Inspirational Romantic Suspense

PUBLISHER: Desert Breeze Publishing

COVER ARTIST: Jenifer Ranieri

RELEASE DATE: May 1, 2013

Eve Darling won’t allow a repeat of the past. Eight years ago, her boyfriend convinced her to place their baby for adoption with his older brother. Once the adoption was finalized, the ‘love of her life’ abandoned her. When the brother announces his intent to run for governor…and adopt a new child…Eve decides to reveal the man behind the public facade. When no one believes the story, Eve turns to skip-tracer Alexander Stratford to unearth the truth, and stop another woman from being used by the Fallows.

Alex is stunned when Eve Darling shows up and requests help. The woman who once accused him of murder now accuses another man. Alex refuses to be used to damage another person. When Eve is attacked, Alex rushes to her aid– and a quick decision alters lives forever. Can anyone ever truly love him…when he can’t like the man he’s become?

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Young man with tatoo in the smoke. MagicTITLE: Blood Moon on the Rise

AUTHOR: Lauren Smith

WEBSITE/BLOG:  www.theleagueofrogues.blogspot.com

GENRE: Paranormal Romance

PUBLISHER: Fast Foreword

COVER ARTIST: Laura Cummings; Fast Foreword

RELEASE DATE: May 29, 2013

Tamara wants nothing more than to protect the world from deadly paranormal creatures. Well, maybe she wants a little more than that. But the man she craves—Nicholas Rubin—is strictly off limits.

For years, Nicholas has been her loyal partner, helping to defeat murderous werewolves and take down unruly vampires.  Nicholas has always given Tamara his protection, friendship, and support. The only thing he hasn’t given her is his love. A relationship between Tamara and Nicholas is forbidden by ancient law, and the consequences could be deadly.

But when a powerful Sorceress threatens both their lives, Tamara has a choice to make: Give into her feelings for Nicholas, and risk her life. Or take a chance on Nicholas, and receive his love—at a price.

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TheRingThatBinds_LindaCarroll-BraddTITLE: The Ring That Binds

AUTHOR: Linda Carroll-Bradd

WEBSITE: www.lindacarroll-bradd.com

GENRE: Historical romance

PUBLISHER: Prism Book Group

COVER ARTIST: Joan Alley

RELEASE DATE: December 11, 2012

Widow Celina Innes, a dress shop owner in the small 1886 mining town of Aspen, Colorado, struggles to run her shop and live down her late husband’s bad choices for the sake of her four-year old daughter, Keena. She made the mistake of following after one man’s dream of striking it rich and has sworn not to do it again.

Co-owner of Toussaint’s General Store, Mikel, watches this proud woman run a successful business but wishes he could make her life a little easier. He has to be contented by slipping treats to the child in hopes of pleasing her mama. When illness strikes the child, Celina turns to Mikel for help and they work together all night to get past the crisis, deepening their friendship. But when the crisis is over, Mikel disappears from Aspen and Celina learns he is seeking to increase his stores.

How could she have been so wrong about the man? Can a woman sworn to put down roots and a man looking for more riches find happiness?

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DemonKingsDesire_JLSheppardTITLE: Demon King’s Desire, Elemental Sisters

AUTHOR: J.L. Sheppard

WEBSITE: www.JLSheppard.com

GENRE: Paranormal Romance

PUBLISHER: Cobblestone Press

COVER ARTIST: Fiona Jayde

RELEASE DATE: January 18, 2013

When Jenna Jenson is attacked by a man whose supernatural abilities supersede her super hearing, strength and abnormal reflexes, she is rescued by the demon king, Lucas Thaler and powers she never knew she possessed are revealed. She discovers she is part of a new breed of immortals prophesied to evolve that could either save or destroy human life.

After a war in his demon plane and home that killed his entire family, Lucas has dedicated his life to combating Malum Inmortalis, whose goal is to rule immortals and mankind. The evil he has battled for centuries and his purpose is deferred when he hears Jenna’s voice, the woman he has been waiting for centuries, the woman he’s been dreaming of for centuries, his fated mate.

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MarriageBargain_PaisleyKirkpatrickTITLE: Marriage Bargain (Paradise Pines Series)

AUTHOR: Paisley Kirkpatrick

WEBSITE: www.paisleykirkpatrick.com/

GENRE: Historical western

PUBLISHER: Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc.

COVER ARTIST: Gwen Phifer

RELEASE DATE: March 21, 2013

The dusty trail of a wagon train leads west, but Darrah Benjamin finds it a pathway to love and forgiveness when an arranged marriage becomes much more than a convenience. Wagon scout Chase challenges her determination with his promise — she’ll give him her heart and invite him to her bed before they arrive at their destination. Darrah will shape her own destiny and claim a woman’s spirit along the way.

Charles Danforth, a scout known as Chase, leads a wagon train of emigrants west through plains plundered by murderers. As an undercover agent of President Polk, he has sworn to stop the massacres. Darrah’s inadvertent comment gives him the clue he needs to achieve his assignment. His Sioux blood brother helps Chase end the killings, but almost ruins Chase’s chance of winning Darrah’s heart with his mischief.

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Calisa Rhose presents ~ UnCover Monday ~ Covers

UnCover Mondays on The Ranch!!! This feature is only to highlight authors–not to sell books (though if you see one you want to buy I’m sure the authors won’t mind  ). Enjoy this weeks’ covers to ogle and explore. If there is one provided, you can follow the artist links by clicking each book cover that has an artist linked to learn more about the amazing creators of these beautiful covers. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! As always, click the author website links to find out more about them. Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors!

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Title: Kiss of DeathKissofDeath_SharonDonovan

Author: The late Sharon Donovan

Website: www.sharondonovan.blogspot.co.uk/

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Kim Mendoza

Release date: December 2012

Santa Must Die. The words in Camille Lafayette’s dream are a chilling prelude of events to come. She sees herself as the killer, and when the murder is actually committed, she becomes the prime suspect.

When handsome Detective Oliver Sharone turns up at her New Orleans family home, he is searching for answers. The evidence against her seems damning. An image captured on the victim’s camera resembles Camille, and the red feather mask worn by the murderer came from her shop.The instant chemistry between Camille and Oliver is an added complication, which grows deeper as they work together to discover the truth. It becomes a race against time to find the real murderer before he not only loses his heart completely, but the killer strikes again. And this time the victim could be Camille herself.

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CallerofLight_TJShawTitle:  Caller of Light

Website: www.tjshaw.com/

Genre:  Fantasy Romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist:  Debbie Taylor 

Release Date: March 15th, 2013

Carina McKay is an outsider. With one parent of royal blood, she’s not nobility, yet not a servant either. The only comfort in her mundane existence is her love of Critons, the large fire-breathing creatures that protect the border of her homeland. But her destiny changes forever the day she catches the eye of King Marek Duncan.

Marek’s heart is closed to love. After an arranged marriage withers to a bitter end, he dedicates his energy to protecting his kingdom. Yet he’s searching for something more—the Caller of Light, the one who summons Critons.

Carina’s beauty and willfulness intrigue Marek, and he’s determined to have her. When his enemies try to come between them, he discovers just how much he will endure to protect her. Together, they can unlock a love that binds their souls, but only if they find the strength to follow their hearts.

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Title: Dreams of Gold DreamsofGold_LindaCarroll-Bradd

Author: Linda Carroll-Bradd

Website: www.lindacarroll-bradd.com

Genre: Historical romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Debbie Taylor

Release Date: May 1, 2013

Easterner Ciara Morrissey travels west to honor a sacred promise to her mother and locate her fortune-seeking father. Three years of acting as caretaker to her grandparents and mother until their deaths has created a thirst in Ciara to see what the wide world has to offer.

Sheriff Quinn Riley has been tracking the Irish charlatan who swindled half the population of Bull City, Wyoming. He’s determined to stick close to the opinionated woman who arrived on the runaway stagecoach. Within only a few hours, easterner Ciara Morrissey puts the town in an uproar by making inquires about his prime suspect.  He’s duty-bound to keep her safe, even when being close to the green-eyed beauty sets off a stampede in his heart.     

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Title: Weaver of DreamsWeaverOfDreams_BrendaSparks

Website: www.brenda-sparks.com

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing

Cover Artist: Cristy Caughtie

Release Date: March 25, 2013

When guidance counselor Maggie O’Connell is plagued by terrible nightmares, she believes stress is the reason for her torment, but she couldn’t be more wrong. Unfortunately for Maggie, in the shadows of her dreams lurks a Dream Stalker who is addicted to the dark emotions produced by her night terrors.

Zane, a Dream Weaver from another dimension, visits Maggie in her nighttime fantasies to discover there is more than just a Dream Stalker after her. As the man of her fantasies becomes real, Maggie’s true nightmare begins.

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Title: Lost HonorLostHonor_LoreenAugeri

Website: www.loreenaugeri.com

Genre: historical romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover artist: Kim Mendoza 

Release Date: March 8, 2013

Captain Morgan Danvers sets sail to rescue his brother, kidnapped by pirates. Fearing he will become like his father who abandoned him, he has cut himself off from his emotions. Then a willful stowaway crashes into his life, awakening dormant feelings and firing his lust. Soon he finds his all-important honor threatened, for even though he is betrothed to another, he is drawn to her against his will.

Arianna Pemberton hides in a barrel she thinks will be loaded on her brother’s ship but lands on Morgan’s brig. Her father has forbidden her to sail, and this is her only course of action. Unwilling to allow a man to control her, she is determined to make her way as a seaman, a profession she knows and loves. But when Captain Danvers discovers her deception, he refuses to permit her to prove herself. As she struggles to convince him, unwanted passion emerges, jeopardizing her plans for independence.

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LSB Cover Art Template for PhotoShopTitle: Waves of Change (World Above Water – Book 1)

Website: www.nulliparaora.com

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Liquid Silver Books

Release Date: March 11, 2013

This exciting paranormal romance of danger, war, and the struggle to control two worlds, takes you beneath the waves of earth’s vast oceans and reveals a secret no mere human should know. As the battle rages, a very human woman becomes a pawn! Only one man, her unknown soul mate, can save her . . . or can he?

Water gives life, but under the control of a secret race of people, the most abundant element on earth can be a powerful weapon. The Leuk Ahnal have a unique connection to water—they can manipulate it, use it for communication, or even use it to take over another person’s body.

The five kingdoms of the Leuk Ahnal have remained hidden from mankind for millennia. A secret war has been raging between two of these kingdoms, the Ver-Rist Tokos and the Pa lel. The Ver-Rist Tokos king has his eyes set on taking over all the Leuk Ahnal, but the Pa lel stand in his way.

Hot on the trail of his enemy, a Pa lel enforcer discovers the love of his life. But there’s a problem. The Ver-Rist Tokos have an unexplained interest in her.

Water is power when two kingdoms fight for control. Is one man’s love enough to protect his woman from the threat beneath the surface?

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Title: Gambling on LoveGamblingOnLove_Fraser_Shenberger

Author: Nancy Fraser and Patti Shenberger

Website: www.nancyfraser.ca

And www.pattishenberger.com

Genre: Historical Romance

Publisher: Entangled Scandalous

Cover Artist: Libby Murphy

Release Date: May 20, 2013

Gambling on Love is the story of Felicity Beaumont, a rich man’s willful daughter with a heart of gold who wants more than anything to free her father’s illegally indentured workers.

When she devises a plan to move them north with the help of Jake McCade, owner of the gambling boat known as the River Maiden, she finds she’s run afoul of not only her father but of the man she’s duped into helping her.

While Jake and Felicity find themselves in agreement about helping the slaves, they are at odds over everything else, including their quickly escalating feelings for one another.

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TheFireStarter_GloriaCloverTitle:  The Fire Starter, Book 2 in Children of the King series

Website:  www.gloriaclover.com

Genre:  speculative romance

Publisher:  Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc.

Cover artist:  Jenifer Ranieri

Release date:  August, 2013

Three generations ago, wooded Celosia Island burned in a fire storm. Now the government keeps the island safe through limited trade and rare immigration. So it is unsettling to Princess

Amaryllis Filippopoulos to learn her father has invited an off-island prince into residence to translate some ancient scrolls and to marry her, his youngest daughter and heir to the throne.

Prince Valryan Molan has been sent to present to the people of Celosia the reality of the King, even though he is not readily perceived by the five senses or logic, the Stoic beliefs of Celosia’s ancestors. Valryan finds his mission hampered by his bride’s reluctance to marry and the immediate need to protect the people from illegal fire weapons.

But none of that compares to the unexpected fire storm Amaryllis ignites in his heart.

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Title:  Catch of the DayCatchOfTheDay_PetieMcCarthy

Website:  www.petiemccarty.com

Genre:  Action-Adventure Romance

Publisher:  Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc.

Cover Artist:  Taria Reed

Release Date:  November 21, 2012

Cody Ryan gets all the action and adventure she hoped for on vacation when she’s partnered with Special Ops Coast Guard Captain Gage Connor in the all-male  Loon Lake tournament. The mayor of Loon makes up his own set of rules for the event. His knucklehead son plans to cheat to win the tournament, and the mayor’s daughter plans to cheat to win Gage Connor.

The excitement never quits, for drug dealers hid a stash of uncut diamonds on Gage’s borrowed bass boat as the exchange point for smuggled drugs. The Colombians want their diamonds back, and they’ll stoop to kidnapping to make it happen. 

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Kalindra_SondraeBennett

Title: Kalindra (Gatekeepers)

Author: Sondrae Bennett

Website: www.sondraebennett.com

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Lyrical Press, Inc.

Cover Artist: Renee Rocco

Release Date: May 6, 2013

What happens when a warrior woman meets her match?

Harpy Kalindra stumbles upon three human corpses who’ve mysteriously crossed from Earth into Outremer through the portal she guards. A human prisoner with two traveling vampires seems her only clue. She captures the man, and brings him back to her lair to discover the truth-not only why he came to Outremer, but how he got past the defenses of the gate. She expects answers. What she doesn’t expect is the intense attraction she feels for him…attraction he seems to share.

Cameron has a secret. For years, he’s used a shard of the gateway to cross worlds without detection-for his own gain. When the gatekeeper saves him from the clutches of vampires who want the shard, he learns she’s not just another monster from Outremer. He can’t resist his attraction to her human form, and before long he’s feeling more than simple lust for her.

Kalindra’s gateway comes under constant attack from creatures who want what Cameron has. The assaults are his fault, but he can’t hand over the shard, which is a family legacy. He must convince Kalindra he can help defend the gate…but how?

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Calisa Rhose presents ~ UnCover Monday ~ Covers

UnCover Mondays on The Ranch!!! This feature is only to highlight authors–not to sell books (though if you see one you want to buy I’m sure the authors won’t mind  ). Enjoy this weeks’ covers to ogle and explore. If there is one provided, you can follow the artist links by clicking each book cover that has an artist linked to learn more about the amazing creators of these beautiful covers. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! As always, click the author website links to find out more about them. Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors! 

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Initiate_NulliParaOraTitle: Initiate

Author: Nulli Para Ora

Website: www.nulliparaora.com

Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy Romance

Publisher: Liquid Silver Books

Cover Artist: Lyn Taylor

Release Date: February 11, 2013

Bound in service to the king, Initiates are selected and brought to the palace to forfeit their lives and fulfill their calling. That is until duty and honor clash with self-preservation. The resulting test of wills may destroy a kingdom and a new love which should never have seen the light of day. On the surface, the kingdom of Minra appears idyllic, steeped in peace and prosperity. This peace comes at a price. The villages of the kingdom offer up Initiates—individuals who vie for the chance to be selected as the King’s Companion—to preserve the kingdom. Initiate and Companion are the most honored and coveted roles in all the land, for Companions nourish Minra’s monarch with their life force until they die, allowing their wise king to survive for generations. Under Ritual Trainers bound in service to the king, Initiates are selected and brought to the palace to fulfill their duty. All Initiates greet this opportunity with happiness and reverence. Almost all. One Initiate forsakes time-honored traditions in favor of self-preservation. Is this forfeiture of life a worthy trade—or even necessary—for the good of the kingdom? In the battle for superiority, can love survive and overthrow generations of sacrifice and tradition?

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Title:  Be Still My Lover’s HeartBeStillMyLoversHeart_LisaHannahWells

Author: Lisa Hannah Wells

Website/Blog:

www.memorymakerscreator.blogspot.com/

Genre:  Paranormal Romance

Publisher:  The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Angela Anderson

Release Date:  October 1, 2012

Ethereal beauty Shea, a Lieutenant in a Universal military, has spent the last four years protecting Colony supply freighters on a small space station. If not for her partner and the hopes of a better assignment, the loss of her husband and a devastating illness would leave her little desire to live.  That is until she meets Tempest, an alien whose species is rumored to be the origin of the vampires, a man who makes her feel alive in ways she’s never felt before. Tempest has prayed to the Divine One for countless years for his bondmate.  Shea is his long-awaited answer and so much more.  One night will not be enough for a man who has waited a lifetime, but he is determined to make Shea his forever. With a madman out to destroy them and certain death nipping at their heels, will Tempest and Shea outwit Remi and survive to share a future together, or die protecting all they hold dear?

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ShotgunBride_KarenLoppTitle: Shotgun Bride

Author: Karen Lopp

Website: www.karenlopp.wordpress.com

Genre: Western historical

Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing

Cover artist:  Rae Monet

Release Date: March 12, 21013

Orphaned young, Kathleen Barns has struggled to survive only to end up in a New York mill, when an unexpected inheritance gives her a glimpse of freedom. But becoming the landowner of a coveted piece of land with precious water rights in New Mexico Territory threatens to destroy her only chance at love. Forced into a marriage to a man who believes she planned the shotgun wedding to gain control of his ranch, Kathleen flees into the wilderness. Yet it is her unwanted husband that keeps saving her life and threatens to steal her heart. Mike Baca had finally reached his goal, his fighting days were far behind him now that the war was over, he owned a ranch and he was on his way home to marry the richest girl in the New Mexico Territory. A shotgun in his back had him married to a green-eyed girl who wanted his ranch! Furious with her trickery, Mike made sure she wouldn’t want to keep him. It was only after she had run, with her big-eyed gaze haunting him that he discovered she was innocent, and there was a plot on her life. Now he must race the clock and the wild badlands to try and save his wife – and convince her to stay.

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Title: Lightning Only Strikes TwiceLightningOnlyStrikesTwice_StanaleiFletcher

Author: Stanalei Fletcher

Website: www.stanaleifletcher.com

Genre: Romance Time Travel

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Kim Mendoza

Release Date: March 2013

After her grandfather’s death, mounting debts force Annie Crawford to sell her inheritance to uphold her family’s honor and avoid bankruptcy. Financial stability comes with an even higher price: her heritage. She must rebuild her legacy from nothing.

Purchasing Annie’s property means three things to Luke Maxwell: financial burden on Maxwell Development, opportunity to propel his career to the top by developing the old ghost town, and, ultimately, approval to take over his father’s company. All of which take precedence over his attraction to the pretty seller.

While touring the property, Annie and Luke are whisked back in time to the 1891 mining community. Together, they endure antiquated hardships and turn to each other for familiarity. Comfort soon becomes passion. As they face a lifetime in the wrong century, Annie and Luke discover a predestined responsibility to the future. Can the love they’ve propagated in the past take root in the present?

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WyomingEscape_KateWylandTitle:  Wyoming Escape

Author: Kate Wyland

Website:  www.katewyland.com/

Genre:  Romantic Suspense

Publisher:  Kate Wyland

Date:  Oct. 29, 2012

One dead body is frightening enough, but a second one, plus a dirty cop, sends chef Mikela Richards fleeing for her life. The ultimate city girl finds a safe hiding place on a Wyoming Dude ranch, where she tries to discover if the murders are connected to the mysterious computer memory stick she found in her car. But her fragile feeling of safety is disturbed by a compelling Marine, home on leave.

Back from Afghanistan to heal both physically and emotionally, Shawn Saunders recognizes the type of fear in Mikela’s eyes—it’s one of the things he’s come home to forget. Even though he knows it’s a bad idea, he can’t stop himself from trying to help her, while she’s even more afraid of letting him. In spite of their reservations, neither can resist the pull of their attraction.

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Title: Studio RelationsStudioRelations_GeorgieLee

Author: Georgie Lee

Blog: www.georgielee.blogspot.com

Genre: historical romance

Publisher – Montlake Romance

Relase Date – December 11, 2012

Vivien Howard hasn’t forgiven Weston Holmes for almost derailing her career five years ago. Female directors in 1930s Hollywood are few and far between, and a man who coasts by on his good looks and family connections can’t possibly appreciate what it took for her to get to where she is. But when the studio head puts Weston in charge of overseeing Vivien’s ambitious Civil War film, she realizes she has a choice: make nice with her charismatic new boss or watch a replacement director destroy her dream.

Weston Holmes doesn’t know much about making movies, but he knows plenty about money. And thanks to the Depression, ticket sales are dangerously low. The studio can’t afford a flop—or bad press, which is exactly what threatens to unfold when an innocent encounter between Weston and Vivien is misconstrued by the gossip rags. The only solution? A marriage of convenience that will force the bickering duo into an unlikely alliance—and guide them to their own happy Hollywood ending.

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TakeAChanceOnLove_ChristiWilliamsTitle: Take a Chance on Love

Author: Christi Williams

Blog: www.writerchristi.blogspot.com

Publisher: Whiskey Creek Press LLC/Torrid Books

Cover artist: Harris Channing

Release date: April 15, 2013

When Chancie de Leur meets highway patrol trooper Micah Taylor one frosty Wyoming night, instant sexual heat kindles between them. Chancie’s a lonely young widow who owns her own business and Micah is divorced, so there shouldn’t be anything holding them back. But Micah wonders if Chancie’s obvious wealth might become an issue, or the fact that she’s apparently the second woman in his life who has zero interest in ever having his baby. 

Micah has no idea of the real problem between him and Chancie, until he meets her son. Ten-year-old Jamie de Leur is determined to break up his mom and her lawman, and Micah questions whether any relationship with Chancie is worth dealing with the spoiled kid she’s raising. 

In a showdown over Jamie breaking the law, Micah has to decide if he wants to be Chancie’s cop—or her family man.

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Title: Protecting Their Child9780373696901.indd

Author: Angi Morgan

Website: www.angimorgan.com

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Harlequin Intrigue

Cover Artist: Harlequin

Release Date: May 2013

A ranger with unfinished business…

Cord McCrea was the Texas Ranger of Kate’s dreams…but their life together ended like a nightmare. They were too proud and stubborn, and there was no repairing the damage done to their family. All Kate Danver McCrea has now is the reminder he’d left growing inside her. 

The crazed gangster who shattered Cord’s life is a free man, and he wants to settle old scores. Cord will do anything to protect his ex-wife, but once she’s safe, they’ll go their separate ways again. Only, the baby changes everything. If they could survive the perils of a West Texas winter while outmaneuvering danger at every pass, they might have a second chance. Because with a traitor in their midst, they have no one to trust–except each other.

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RemedyMaker_SherriFredricksTitle: Remedy Maker

Author: Sheri Fredricks

Website:  www.sherifredricks.com

Genre:  Fantasy Romance

Publisher:  Temple Publishing

Cover Artist:  Melisa Kendall

Release Date:  August 1, 2012

Man by day, Centaur by night, Rhycious is a remedy maker who needs his own healing.

He’s the royal physician, famous for his cures. War and posttraumatic stress disorder has broken his spirit, preventing him from finding true happiness. Then a direct order from the queen to investigate an uprising forces him out of his secluded cabin at the edge of the forest.

Patience is an optimistic, good-natured Wood Nymph who works as a mediator to ensure harmony within the Nymph sector.

Environmental pollution in the aquifer stream that feeds the taproot tree of her heart is slowly killing her. Resigned to the fact she will not live long, she sets out to discover the mysterious disappearance of her sister. Experience has taught her to deny herself the love of a male, but the gruff Centaur is different. He doesn’t push his expectations on her, only his healing nature.

When Rhycious loses his grip on reality, he believes his inability to control his disorder will drive Patience away. Nevertheless, desire flares, and Patience draws him close. Kidnapping and betrayal turn their mythic joint venture into a deadly bout.

Will their love endure when survival hinges on trusting each other?

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Title: FlightlessFlightless_KeriNeal

Author: Keri Neal

Website: www.writingas.kerineal.com

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Publisher: Self Published

Cover Artist: Keri Neal

Release Date: May 30, 2013

Pen was a Guardian, but one violent night took his wings. Ten years later he is given the opportunity to earn them back.

Jade is spellbound by the new student. Pen is quiet, but she is determined to learn more about him. When her terrifying past comes back to haunt her, Pen reveals there is much more to him than she could have ever imagined.

With his soul on the line, Pen cannot protect Jade if his feelings keep getting in the way. But with Jade’s soul on the line, he must protect her from unearthly forces who want her blood. Will the truth redeem them, or tear them apart?

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Calisa Rhose presents ~ UnCover Monday Banners

It’s just like movie night (or day), so grab a bag or tub of popcorn and a soda and settle in a comfy seat for some great banners by some great authors. I’m honored to share awesome and superbly done book banners each month here on the Ranch! It’s only the best for my guests! :D Enjoy!

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Would you like to see your book and author banners here? Go to the link below and follow the instructions and I’ll post your (non-erotica only) banners, covers and videos on the Ranch! I’d love if you spread the word to help this promotional offer grow and thrive! 🙂

https://calisarhose.com/ranch-guests/un-cover-monday/

Calisa Rhose presents: UnCover Monday ~Covers

UnCover Mondays on The Ranch!!! This feature is only to highlight authors–not to sell books (though if you see one you want to buy I’m sure the authors won’t mind :D ). Enjoy this weeks’ covers to ogle and explore. If there is one provided, you can follow the artist links by clicking each book cover that has an artist linked to learn more about the amazing creators of these beautiful covers. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! As always, click the author website links to find out more about them. Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors! 

**Don’t shoot me, but I forgot THIS Monday was my post day for this! Yeah- Anyway, so here ya’ll go for a Wednesday mid-week pick-me-up. I hope you enjoy these lovely covers for May. 😀

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Title: Sky Tinted WaterSkyTintedWater_KetaDiablo

Author: Keta Diablo

Website: www.ketaskeep.blogspot.com

Genre: Historical/Mystery

Publisher: Keta Diablo

Cover Artist: Fantasia Frog Designs

Release date: January 30, 2013

Familial bonds, malevolent schemes and passion collide in this sweet historical novel. Set in Minnesota during the Civil War and the Sioux uprising, this is the story of Rory Hudson, the exquisite Irish lass with an unbreakable spirit and the enigmatic Dawson Finch, a man bound by honor, duty and loyalty.

When Dawson enlists in the army to bring peace to nation divided, Rory’s world plummets into a tailspin. War, distance and time separate them, but nothing can dispel the haunting memories of their love. Not even death can destroy their fierce passion or a love so strong it beats the odds of the impossible.

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SweetRevenge_KayRogalTitle: Sweet Revenge

Author: Kay Rogal

Website: http://www.hipwadersvsheels.

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Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Crimson Romance

Artist:

Release Date: July 2, 2012

Selena Malone left the Agency in search of a normal life. She never expected to find it in the arms of the dark and brooding Drake, a man with determination and a killer touch.  On the night of her wedding, not only does she learn she is modern-day slaver Don Donovan’s daughter, but her beloved stepsister has been murdered by his blood, leaving a son behind. Selena knows she must take the Donovan family – her family –down if she wants to keep Drake and her nephew alive.

Drake Carpoli is on leave from the Agency until he can refocus on the mission instead of his revenge against the Donovans for killing his brother.  He hadn’t planned on falling in love with Selena.  It isn’t until she disappears that he learns she is a member of the family he has vowed vengeance on.  When he finds Selena in the midst of the Donovans, fighting for her life, he will do whatever it takes to reclaim her, even if he is not sure on what side her loyalty lies. But first, he needs to get her out alive.

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Title: Lapses of MemoryLapsesofMemory_MSSpencer

Author: M. S. Spencer

Website:

http://www.msspencertalespinner.

blogspot.com

Genre: Romance, Action/Adventure

Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing

Cover Artist: Dawné Dominique

Release Date: May 10, 2013

Lapses of Memory is a story within a story, in which Sydney Bellek relates the story of her life to her daughter Olivia.  Every few years from the age of five Sydney meets her true love Elian Davies, but while he remembers her, she doesn’t recognize him. Only after surviving wars, revolutions, and years of separation does she realize they are meant to be, but this time it is Elian who has lost his memory of her. While Olivia chronicles the ups and downs of her parents’ romance she must also deal with her own dilemma, choosing between the rich and dashing Rémy de Beaumec, who wants to take her around the world, and the strong, silent, American-to-the-core, Benjamin Knox, who wants to make her happy.

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AnExoticHeir_Meredith BondTitle: An Exotic Heir

Author: Meredith Bond

Website: www.meredithbond.com

Genre: Regency Historical

Publisher: Self-published (Anessa Books)

Artist: Meredith Bond

Release Date: March 8, 2013

Weaving a web of revenge can be satisfying, but dangerous to your heart.

London society is shallow and cruel, sending Cassandra Renwick running to Calcutta, the exotic seat of the British Raj. It’s a fascinating place filled with interesting sights – including the dark and mysterious Julian Ritchie. But she never thought that an even greater heartbreak could be here in this alien and enchanting land.

Julian has always been discriminated against for being only half English. Embittered, he plots an intricate plan for vengeance with the innocent and lovely Cassandra as his pawn. But he soon finds that payback can be painful for the avenger as well when the threads of revenge unwittingly turn into the silken bonds of love.

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Title: Dragon Moon (Book 1 – Dragon Moon series)DragonMoon_NulliParaOra

Author: Nulli Para Ora

Website: www.nulliparaora.com

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Liquid Silver Books

Cover Artist: Lyn Taylor

Release Date: December 17, 2012

David Johnson and Angelique Meadows are colleagues on a business trip to China. They’ve worked together for years, but neither has been able to admit their true feelings for the other. This business trip represents a landmark deal in their careers and an opportunity to reveal the truth of their hearts.  Just as love blooms, disaster strikes.

The man they’re meeting with is Yuen Gao, CEO of a multi-million dollar company.  The world sees him as a successful business man.  His pack sees him as their Alpha.  Rogues, secret experiments, and the undeniable pull of his mate force him to reveal his secret.  Is his love strong enough to overcome the pain of loss?

Hearts unite and break as trusted friends become enemies behind the scenes.  Love longed for is lost to be replaced by a bond deeper than words.  Loyalties are tested as ghosts of the past step into the present.

Can true love survive when forbidden hearts are reconnected?

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OnWithTheShow_LindaCarrollBraddTitle: On With The Show

Author: Linda Carroll-Bradd

Website: www.lindacarroll-bradd.com

Genre: contemporary romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Tamra Westberry

Release Date: November 21, 2012

Every Thanksgiving, Franzi Mueller returns to her hometown, Freedom Valley, to help with a musical show put on at the veteran’s hospital. After a decade of living in Houston, Franzi starts feeling nostalgic for the sense of community of her small Texas town. Too bad Mama has decided to play matchmaker and keeps pushing together Franzi and her ex-high school beau, Dietz Reinhardt. Local hardware store owner Dietz can see that her big city clothing designer job has worn Franzi down and he’s doing what he can to ease her load. Circumstances throw them together at every turn, and every glance and each touch ignites the old sparks. Can Franzi find what her creative spirit needs in Freedom Valley? Is time running out on this second chance for Dietz to win over her heart?

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Title: The English LilyTheEnglishLily_KaeElleWheeler

Author: Kae Elle Wheeler

Website: www.kae-elle-wheeler.com

Genre: historical romance sweet

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Cover Artist: Kim Mendoza

Release Date: May 15, 2013  (Available on Amazon Kindle Select now)

Lady Kendra Frazier is devastated. The love of her life just married another, and now all she desires is to be as far away as possible. Viscount Lawrie, Joseph Pinetti Gray, is facing financial ruin and needs a wealthy heiress.  Luckily for him, Kendra’s impetuous nature has handed him the fortuity he requires to save his family’s downfall. But Joseph’s carefully cultivated plans come to a grinding halt when he finds himself falling in love for what should have only been a marriage of convenience. And how can an old cursed doll help?

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YouBelongToMe_MarlieBridgesTitle:  You Belong To Me

Author: Marlie Bridges

Website: www.marliebridges.com

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Marlie Bridges

Cover artist:

Release date: October 16, 2012

Erin Reilly wants to live life on her own terms far away from her psychotic ex-husband, Daniel. However, when she moves half-way across the country, pulls her life together, and falls in love with corporate lawyer Colin Marshall, Daniel follows her.

Colin’s belief in love and desire for a family were abandoned with a woman’s betrayal. And he questions his own capacity for love, until he meets Erin and is willing to test the boundaries of his heart.

Through a series of devastating events engineered by Daniel neither of them believes they can ever achieve their dreams.

But Colin proves he is willing to make the ultimate sacrifice for love and help Erin discover the strength and courage she needs to conquer her fears and the monster who tries to destroy them both.

Erin wants the American dream. Colin wants to give it to her.
But can they escape the nightmare that threatens their very lives?

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Title: Daughter of NightDaughterOfNight_KelleyHeckart

Author: Kelley Heckart

Website: www.kelleyheckart.com

Genre: Historical fantasy romance

Publisher: Mundania Press

Cover Artist: Publisher

Release date: July 24, 2012

Their destiny began in ancient Anatolia.

Becuille is a Daughter of Night and a servant to the Great Goddess, created to wield Her vengeance. Callileon is a prince of the Hatti, who may be the one she was sent to punish.

When love finds them, they are cursed by the gods and surrounded by tragedy, which even the Fates are powerless to change.

Can two mortals fight the will of the gods?

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PaintedMemories_LoniFlowersTitle: Painted Memories

Author: Loni Flowers

Website: www.loniflowers.com

Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Self

Cover artist: Carol Webb

Release Date: January 21, 2013

I’ve come to realize how much life can change with circumstance. One moment I was a happy sixteen year old girl with a great brother, Jesse, who I adored.

Then Jesse died.

No matter how much I wished it had been me in the accident, wishing will never change what happened. Five years later, my father’s eyes are still filled with hate and regret whenever he looks at me. I haven’t forgotten my mistake, but I’ve accepted it.

My father has not.

He may always see me as a failure, but I’m determined to make a fresh start in a new town where love promises to be more generous than the scorn I’ve left in my father’s eyes. With any luck, maybe some distance will make him see me as his daughter again. Until then I’ll find my own way.

It’s what Jesse would want.

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