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UnCover Reveal Monday ~ Book Covers ~ Calisa Rhose

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. 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. As always, click the author website links to find out more about them. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors! 

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AllOverthePlace_SerenaClarkeTitle: All Over the Place

Author: Serena Clarke

Website: www.serenaclarke.com

Genre: Contemporary

Publisher: Crimson Romance

Cover Artist: Crimson Romance

Release date: February 18, 2013

Livi Callaway has fled back to London after a reality TV disaster in New Zealand. Safely anonymous in the big city, she’s determined to stay under the radar from now on. But her attempts to build a new life are complicated by unexpected visitors from her old one, and new dangers and temptations lie in wait. Late one night, she meets a mysteriously sexy American on the Underground – and the events that follow take her from Pooh Bear to the golden lights of Paris, via a trail of rock stars dead and alive. A family in disarray, a determined Swede, a crazed Australian and a childhood friend (who might yet be more than that) have her all over the place as she tries to discover the American’s secret – while keeping her own. With help – and occasional hindrance – from her friends, what she eventually finds is something unexpected…sometimes, running away can lead you to exactly what you didn’t know you needed.

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Title: Edge of the PastEdgeofthePast_JenniferComeaux

Author: Jennifer Comeaux

Website: www.jennifercomeaux

.blogspot.com

Genre: New Adult Romance

Publisher: Astraea Press

Cover Artist: For the Muse Design

Release Date: November 27, 2012

Emily’s skating career and personal life have never been more golden. She and her partner Chris have won every competition they’ve entered this season, and she’s found the man of her dreams in her coach Sergei. But when one of the biggest competitions of the year takes Emily and Sergei to Russia, Sergei’s past explodes into the present and makes Emily doubt everything in their future.

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RescuedFromtheDark_LyndaKayeFrazierTitle: Rescued from the Dark

Author: Lynda Kaye Frazier

Website: www.lyndakayefrazier.com 

Genre: Romantic Suspense 

Publisher: Black Opal Books

Cover Artist:

Release date: February 16, 2013

She has no memory of their love…

Kidnapped by terrorists and sent into a drug-induced coma, FBI intern Mercedes Kingsley awakes with no memory of her ordeal—or the intimate interlude that left her pregnant. Convinced her child was fathered by her ex-fiancé, she walks away from the only man she has ever loved, determined to make things work with her ex, a man the FBI suspects is implicated in her abduction.

He knows the truth, but no one will listen…

FBI undercover agent Jason Michaels remembers what Mercy can’t and those memories are breaking his heart. Forced to keep his distance from his lover and their unborn child, Jason risks his life to protect Mercy from a cell of international terrorists who have vowed to get the secrets locked in her memory, no matter the cost. Can Jason convince Mercy to trust him until she remembers their past, or will he lose her to a man who will trap her in a nightmare world of darkness from which there is no escape?

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Title: The Ice Captain’s DaughterTheIceCaptainsDaughter_SGRogers

Author: SG Rogers

Website: www.childofyden

.wordpress.com

Genre: Historical Romance

Publisher: Idunn Court Publishing

Cover Artist: SG Rogers

Release Date: January 11, 2013

The daughter of a wealthy ice merchant, Miss Jillian Roring intends to marry for love.  En route to her first Season in London, however, a failed kidnapping sends her into the arms of Mr. MacKenzie Logan, the most jaded bachelor in England.  When Logan and Jillian unwittingly violate the rigid rules of propriety in Victorian-era England, he is obliged to make her an offer of marriage.  Because she aspires to be more than an obligation, Jillian refuses the match. Logan follows her to London to woo her properly, but his scheming ex-fiancée has other plans. Can Logan convince Jillian that his love for her is real or will the cruel gossip and sharp tongues of London society tear their budding relationship apart?

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ThePromise_KimCarmichaelTitle: The Promise

Author: Kim Carmichael

Website: www.kimcarmichaelnovels

.com

Genre: Erotica/Erotic Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Hot Ink Press

Cover Artist:

Release Date: February 24, 2013

Demon Dolan Ciar exists on three simple words: desire, denial, and destruction. Every four years, he is allowed one night of earthly passion to punish a deserving female. By the time he is finished, his victims are left as willing receptacles for demons yet to come. Since she was four, a demon has been the only constant in Leora Desmond’s life. He taught her how to seize control, to never give up, and to take whatever she wanted. At twenty-four, her self-centered existence is focused on one thing. She wants Dolan, and she won’t be dissuaded. A mistake brought Dolan to Leora. A promise bound him to her. Returning once again to ask for his freedom, he is faced with Leora demanding to be his next conquest. The ultimate retribution would be to take from her the ultimate symbol of her selfishness. Now, Dolan must decide if he can doom her to life in living hell or face his own set of unearthly consequences, while Leora must choose between her pleasure and her heart. The Promise blurs the line between good and evil, desire and love, and promises and commitment.

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Title: A Beastly ScandalABeastlyScandal_ShereenVedam

Author: Shereen Vedam 

Website: http://www.shereenvedam

.com

Genre: Historical

Publisher: ImaJinn Books

Cover Artist: Josephine Piraneo

Release Date: April 1, 2013

A BELLE OF THE BALL…

Lady Annabelle Marchant was a belle of the ball in London until she used her psychical senses to save a man’s life.  She failed miserably, leaving him dead and her disgraced.  All she wants now is a chance to comfort his widow by cleansing the woman’s home of her husband’s restless spirit.  But the widow’s son, the beastly Lord of the Manor, accuses her of coming to the wilds of Cheshire to snag him as a husband.  Thoroughly disgusted, she is bent on proving him wrong.

…BECOMES PERSONA NON-GRATA…

Lord Rufus Marlesbury, the Earl of Terrance, is suspected of murdering his father.  He has come home to clear his name by finding the real killer before the new year or the king has promised that Rufus will be called in front of the House of Lords to answer for the crime.  He does not have time to waste fending off a marriage-minded miss who has inveigled an invitation to his home by playing on his grief-stricken mother’s worst fears.

…WHEN A MURDERER IS ON THE RAMPAGE

With an unruly manor ghost terrorizing the occupants and corpses piling up in the village, Belle must find a way to see the man beneath the beast and Rufus must learn to believe in the love of a woman who has no reason to trust him.  Only by working together can they stop a vengeful ghost before it torments the guests or before the killer strikes again.

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ApollosGift_SandyRowlandTitle: Apollo’s Gift

Author: Sandy L. Rowland

Website: www.sandylrowland

.weebly.com

Genre: Fantasy

Publisher: Self

Cover Artist:

Release Date: January 22, 2013

Sometimes love is a gift from the gods.  

Apollo will pay any price to win the heart of Cassandra, the reincarnated prophetess of ancient Troy. Even his soul. Cassie Priam is licking her wounds, following her latest romantic disaster. To hell with love. It’s a fiction, and she’s done believing in myths. A snare has been set and Apollo stepped into it when he wagered with Hades.

Gaining Cassie’s love will be a herculean task. She refuses to believe he exists despite her attraction to his chiseled perfection. He’s a dream. The kind that keeps her up at night and invades her thoughts during the day. Why can’t a man like that be real? But Cassie’s dreams veer into reality as visions of destruction threaten Greece and Apollo appears in the flesh.  Can Apollo and Cassie learn to love and believe in each other before the power hungry group, Hydra levels Athens, and they lose both their lives and their souls to Hades?

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Title: Captive Hero (Time-shift Heroes Series-Book One)CaptiveHero_DonnaMichaels

Author: Donna Michael

Website: www.donnamichaelsauthor

.com

Genre: Contemporary Time-shift

Publisher: Amazon CreateSpace

Cover Artist: JT Schultz (no link)

Release Date: November 3, 2012

When Marine Corps test pilot, Captain Samantha Sheppard accidentally flies back in time and inadvertently saves the life of a WWII VMF Black Sheep pilot, she changes history and makes a crack decision to abduct him back to the present. With the timeline in jeopardy, she hides the handsome pilot at her secluded cabin in the Colorado wilderness. But convincing her sexy, stubborn captive that he is now in another century proves harder than she anticipated—and soon it becomes difficult to tell who is captor and who is captive when the more he learns about the future, the more Sam discovers about the past, and the soul-deep connection between them. As their flames of desire burn into overdrive, her flying Ace makes a historical discovery that threatens her family’s very existence. Sam’s fears are taken to new heights when she realizes the only way to fix the time-line is to sacrifice her captive hero…or is it? Can love truly survive the test of time?

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HighlandHealer_WillaBlairTitle:  Highland Healer

Author: Willa Blair

Website:  www.willablair.com

Genre: Scottish Historical Paranormal

Publisher:  The Wild Rose Press Cover

Aritist: Tina Lynn Stout

Release Date: 4 January 2013

He needs her for his clan.

He wants her for himself.

Can he have both?

Toran Lathan never expected to become Laird, and never expected to meet a woman like Aileana Shaw. Her healing ability is just what his people need, but Toran cannot resist her beauty. Yet will loving him destroy her ability to heal? Aileana Shaw has a healing touch – and a special talent she must keep secret. Stolen from her home by a marauding army, she’s kidnapped again by the Highland Laird she heals. Is she a prize of war, or the prize of his heart? While Toran battles the invading lowland army, he also battles his desire for Aileana. And Aileana must decide if she can trust her secrets to this fierce warrior who needs her talent, but wants her love.

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Title: Black Creek Burning (Bk 1 Black Creek Series)Black Creek Burning_RT Wolfe

Website: www.RTWolfe.com

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Self Published

Cover Artist:

Release date: September, 2012

Brianna Chapman has learned to handle just about anything. Witnessing the murder of her parents had that effect. Knowing the unsolved arson had been meant for her is the one thing she can’t handle. Instead of dwelling, she stuffs her guilt soundly into her subconscious through diving into the teaching job she loves by day and the dirt of the landscaping business she owns by night. Her habit of remaining aloof to personal relationships is, well, working. Will her guilt be as easy to keep buried if the killer comes back to finish the job? In the midst of juggling a scorched yard and dead animals on her doorstep, the one thing she didn’t count on was the staggering Nathan Reed. A nationally renowned woodworking artist, Nathan and his two priceless nephews move into the run-down historical house behind her and over Black Creek. They have a canny way of maneuvering around her aloof demeanor and into her heart.

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** Special note- I’m sorry to announce this is the last UnCover Monday that will feature erotic/erotica covers. It’s not that I don’t appreciate all forms of writing, but my site/blog is not set up to accommodate this genre without adding an age appropriate warning, which I don’t want to do since my own writing doesn’t warrant this.  Thank you for your interest and I wish all the best with your promotion! Thank you for understanding.

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UnCover Reveal Monday ~ Book Covers ~ Calisa Rhose

UnCover Mondays on The Ranch!!! Enjoy this weeks’covers to ogle and explore. I’ve added two more for a total of EIGHT  TEN each month instead of the six Istarted out doing. You can follow the author links by clicking each book cover to learn more about them and see what other books they have to offer. If you click the cover it will take you to the cover artists’ pages. I think they deserve fair mention since they helped create the book! Be sure to return on alternate Mondays for some amazing banners and video trailers by authors!

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Title: Cowboy-Sexy [Honky Tonk Hearts Series]CowboySexy_DonnaMichaels

Author: Donna Michaels

Website: www.donnamichaelsautor.com

Genre: Contemporary Western

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Artist: Tamra Westberry

Release Date: January 2, 2013

Finn Brennan was used to his brother playing practical jokes, but this time he’d gone too far–sending him a woman as a ranch hand, and not just a woman, but a Marine. When Lt. Camilla Walker’s CO asks her to help out at his family’s dude ranch until he returns from deployment, she never expected to be thrust into a mistaken engagement to his sexy, cowboy twin–a former Navy SEAL who hates the Corps. The Corps took Finn’s father, his girlfriend and threatened his naval career. He’s worked hard for another shot at getting back to active duty and won’t let his brother’s prank interfere. The last thing he needs is the temptation of a headstrong, unyielding, hot Marine getting in the way.

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HeavenSent_SarahHossTitle: Heaven Sent

Author: Sarah Hoss

Website: www.sarahhoss.com

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Artist: Debby Taylor [no link]

Release Date: December 19, 2012

When forgiveness heals the soul, love heals the heart.

Flight nurse Tenlee Hawkins is used to making quick decisions, but one decision she made the Christmas day her mother died haunts her. Wrestling with the past, she spirals into depression—until the day she finds a man unconscious in her woods and saves his life. When Sam awakens in the hospital with a concussion and no memory, Tenlee rescues him again. She takes him into her home and her life. But as Sam recovers and remembers who he is, he’s torn. A guardian angel isn’t supposed to fall in love. As the promise of true love grows, Tenlee realizes that Sam has helped her much more than she ever helped him. But Sam is filled with guilt knowing he must soon leave. Will it take a Christmas miracle to find the life with Tenlee he’s always wanted?

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Title: Going After the HeartLeaves

Author: Kristen Beairsto

Website: www.KristenBeairsto.com

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Self

Artist: Self 

Release Date: December 18, 2012

Lizzy Bergstrum thought she finally reached a point in her life when she could honestly say she had it all.  A thriving writing career.  A wonderful daughter.  And a marriage to the love of her life.  But looks can apparently be deceiving because her husband just walked out on her and their eight year old daughter hates her. Gavin Bergstrum can’t handle the direction his life has taken.  Not only did he get laid off from his job, but his wife seems to barely remember he exists.  Convinced he’s tried his best to change things, he begins to wrestle with the possibility of divorce.  But he can’t think straight in the same house as Lizzy.  Hating to leave his daughter, but needing time to think and come to terms with what he feels he needs to do, Gavin decides to return to his small home town in Oregon and stay at his family ranch with his father and brothers. In shock, Lizzy gives Gavin his space.  But as time passes and he doesn’t say a word about their marriage, Lizzy decides it’s past time she takes matters into her own hands.  Without a word, she follows Gavin to Oregon. Now facing a daughter who blames her for everything, an irritated husband, and a small town that feeds on the drama, Lizzy finds herself trying to figure out how to convince Gavin to give her another chance, teach her daughter it takes two to make a successful marriage, and overcome her own insecurities – all without compromising who she is.

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Couple Closeup JoyTitle: Coming Home [Book One]

Author: Paloma Beck

Website: www.palomabeck.weebly.com

Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance

Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing

Artist: Dawne Dominique

Release Date: November 9, 2012

Rachel Porter, a romance writer, has told her three sons tales of finding their true love since they were just boys.  She believes there is just one match for every person.  Now as men, they have yet to discover their soul mates.  That is, until they come home… Ryan Porter, Rachel’s oldest son, needs a change from his busy city lifestyle.  After five years of living in New York and establishing his own real estate firm, something is still missing.  When a family tragedy brings Ryan back to his family’s rural home, he meets Tyra.  She just might be the catalyst for the change he needs, redirecting the course of his life; but first he has to accept his relationship with his parents and embrace Tyra’s secrets.

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Title: Cade [The Morgans of Rocky Ridge]Cade_MargeryScott

Author: Margery Scott Website: www.margeryscott.com

Genre: Western Romance

Publisher: Self

Artist:

Release Date: January 2013

When revenge leads Cade Morgan to hold up a stagecoach and kidnap his childhood friend, Isabella Morrow, he discovers his feelings for her are stronger than ever. He suspects Bella feels the same way, so why is she intent on marrying another man? And  what kind of future can he offer her now that he’s wanted by the law?

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DancingWithDetectiveDanger_LynnCrandallTitle: Dancing with Detective Danger

Author: Lynn Crandall

Website: www.facebook.com

Genre: Contemporary Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Crimson Romance

Artist: 

Release Date: January 21, 2013

Uncovering secrets and exposing truth are all in a day’s work for private investigator Sterling Aegar. But when her latest case threatens to reveal her own buried feelings for an old love, Sterling runs for cover. A body in the bathtub and pleas from a jilted wife to find her wayward husband mean a welcome break from the usual humdrum cases Sterling and her sister, Lacey, are called to investigate. But when Sterling’s old flame, Detective Ben Kirby, walks into the murder scene, she feels her world spin out of control. Danger from thugs and murderers poses no greater threat than the peril she’d suffer if she lets daredevil Ben get too close. Seeing Sterling for the first time in two years is for Ben like drinking in a healing tonic. He could never forget the way it felt to run his hands over her delicious curves or the way she touched his soul. She remains the one person who can make the emptiness in his gut go away. Finding the murderer is his job, but protecting Sterling from seriously dangerous people is his mission. As the case unfolds, Sterling and Ben not only solve the murder and locate the missing husband, they confront secrets that set them each free from a painful past.

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Title: Dangerous RelationsDangerousRelations_MarilynLevinson

Author: Marilyn Levinson

Website: www.marilynlevinson.com

Genre: Contemporary Romantic Suspense

Publisher: Uncial Press

Artist: Judith B. Glad

Release date: October 11, 2012

After Ardin Wesley’s cousin Suziette is murdered, her widower, Brett, asks Ardin to help him adopt Suziette’s little girl, whom he’s grown to love. Trouble is, no one knows the identity of the child’s natural father. Ardin decides she wants to adopt Leonie, and take her to home to Manhattan.<.p> Although she is drawn to Brett, an abusive husband turned Ardin against love and marriage. Brett feels betrayed when he learns of her plans to adopt the child. When someone sets fire to Ardin’s aunt’s house, she barely escapes with her life. Despite their differences, Brett offers her shelter and together they work to create a secure home for the bereft little girl and to discover the identity of her father before someone else dies to protect his terrible secret.

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Loveland_AndreaDowningTitle:  Loveland

Author: Andrea Downing

Website:  www.andreadowning.com

Genre:  Western Historical Romance

Publisher:  The Wild Rose Press

Artist: Debbie Taylor

Release Date:  August 12, 2012

When Lady Alexandra Calthorpe returns to the Loveland, Colorado, ranch owned by her father, the Duke, she has little idea of how the experience will alter her future. Headstrong and willful, Alex tries to overcome a disastrous marriage in England and be free of the strictures of Victorian society –and become independent of men. That is, until Jesse Makepeace saunters back into her life… Hot-tempered and hot-blooded cowpuncher Jesse Makepeace can’t seem to accept that the child he once knew is now the ravishing yet determined woman before him. Fighting rustlers proves a whole lot easier than fighting Alex when he’s got to keep more than his temper under control. Arguments abound as Alex pursues her career as an artist and Jesse faces the prejudice of the English social order. The question is, will Loveland live up to its name?

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Title: Love’s Destinyroses2

Author: Elizabeth Meyette

Website: www.elizabethmeyette.com

Genre: Historical Romance

Publisher: Crimson Romance

Artist:

Release date:  June 4, 2012

The simmering rebellion in the American colonies is the backdrop for this smoldering romance thwarted by a dying father’s wish and opposing loyalties.  When Jonathon Brentwood, captain of the Destiny and committed patriot, becomes the guardian of Emily Wentworth, a young English woman, each expects to meet someone very different. Emily is not the child of her father’s stories, nor is Jonathon feeble and old as she had imagined. Instantly attracted, both try to honor George Wentworth’s dying wish and maintain the relationship he envisioned.  As passion overcomes them, their pasts and the future of a young country stand in the way of their destiny.

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OldDogs_DebiMatlackTitle: Old Dogs

Author: Debi Matlack

Website: www.debikm.wordpress.com

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Publisher: Amazon Create Space

Artist: Self

Release Date: October 2012

After a bitter divorce from her snobby, unfaithful husband leaves her with the dog and only enough possessions to fit in her Chevy Vega, Valerie Roark retreats to the dark water and pine woods of her Central Florida childhood. In spite of her overprotective and loving family’s well-meaning efforts to draw her out, Valerie only wants to hide away and lick her wounds in private. She’s discovered a benefit to living a hermit’s life: no one can stomp on your heart. She didn’t expect to become friends with her new next door neighbor. Daniel Hollingsworth is kind, handsome and British, the embodiment of Valerie’s weakness. But Daniel is nursing his own wounds–the death of his wife–and plans to move back to England soon. Neither is looking for a relationship, but when a surprise from Valerie’s past plays a visit, both realize that a good friend is what they really need, and friendship can transform into something more…

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