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Featured Title: Chasing Love

Last month, readers voted Chasing Love by  Tamara Hoffa as the title they’d most like to see featured at Time for Love.  I wanted to know more about the story, as well, so I asked Tamara to share a few thoughts.

She’ll also be giving away an ebook copy of Chasing Love. For a chance to win, please leave a comment.  

“Chasing Love”

Tamara Hoffa

Chasing Love is book 2 in the Circle R Ranch series. I live in a small town in Tennessee and the Ryan brothers could be my neighbors. There are lots of advantages and disadvantages to living in a small town, especially small towns in the south: everyone knows your business and they aren’t afraid to share.

Chasing Love by Tamara Hoffa

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What the hell am I going to do? I acted like a royal slut last night. I am so stupid! How am I ever going to live this down? The whole town will think I’m a whore. I’m going to have to move!

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Aside from her actions making the tongues in town wag, Samantha has some serious self-esteem issues to deal with.

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“But, why? I can’t imagine you lack for female company. What would you want with a fat old lady like me?”

Chase shook her by the shoulders again. “Did you just seriously call yourself fat and old? Lady you are not fat, you have curves in all the right places, and believe me I know. I explored them all.”

Samantha could feel her cheeks heat at his words.

“And as for being old. That’s just ridiculous. I know it was your birthday, and women are weird about those kinds of things, but what are you, twenty-five, twenty-six?”

“Thirty,” she mumbled.

“Oh, so that’s the big deal. The big three O has you feeling old. Well, I’ll have you know lady, the woman I slept with last night wasn’t old. She was hot and sexy and amazing.”

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Chase has to overcome Samantha’s fears and anxiety in order to get her to give them a chance at a relationship.

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Samantha continued to shake her head. “I’m not going to go out with you, Chase.”

Chase leaned in close, until his breath brushed her lips. “Yes, you will,” he said as he lightly brushed his lips against hers. She inhaled and caught a tantalizing scent, man and a woodsy aftershave that smelled divine.

Chase traced the edge of her lips with his tongue and she opened with a sigh. He took quick advantage of her acceptance and swept his tongue into her mouth, exploring with consummate skill and passion.

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He devises a plan. He’d woo Samantha the old fashion way, with a little help from his mother and the ladies from the little league team he coaches, Chase sets out to win his lady love. She may run, but his name isn’t “Chase” for nothing and he always gets what chases after. This time it’s the prize of a lifetime.

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT TO BE ENTERED IN  TAMARA’S GIVEAWAY.

WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED SUNDAY MORNING AT 8 AM CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME.

 

For more western romance, check out Book One in Tamara’s Circle R Ranch series. Roping Love is available as a free download at Amazon. 

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The Winner is…Tamara Hoffa

Congratulations go to Tamara Hoffa, winner of Time for Love’s “Readers’ Choice” Award for February.

Last month, a number of different romance authors shared short blurbs about their books. Readers were then able to vote for their favorites.

Results of the voting can be viewed here.

1st Place: Tamara Hoffa

Chasing Love

This story will be featured at Time for Love on Friday, March 7.

Chasing Love by Tamara Hoffa

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2nd Place: Tea Cooper

Passionfruit and Poetry

Passionfruit and Poetry by Tea Cooper

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3rd Place: Linda Rae Sande

Tuesday Nights

Tuesday Nights by Linda Rae Sande

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Honorable Mention goes to Tricia Andersen and Samantha Combs

Please continue to show your support for these talented romance authors by reading and sharing their stories. Your reviews and encouragement keep us going, so please take a moment to show your appreciation to authors whose stories you’ve enjoyed.

25 Words or Less – February 2014

February means hearts, flowers, love, and lots of romance. Here are more great titles — and quick little blurbs — to help you celebrate Valentine’s Day. Grab a book today. Indulge!

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Not the Marrying Kind by Christina Cole

The last thing Kat wanted was a husband…until Joshua came along. He wanted Kat for a wife, all right…for another man.

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Please check out these titles from your favorite romance authors!

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Tempting Clover by Decadent KaneTempting Clover by Decadent Kane

Breaking a goblin’s curse is more difficult than Clover thought. Especially when love and nightshade are crucial ingredients.

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Unearthed by J S MarloUnearthed: Duty  Bound by J  S Marlo

Shaped by regrets. Bound by duty. Driven by secrets. Rowan’s future is jeopardized by the regrets she harbors and the deadly secrets she unearths.

 

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Return by Lynn RaeReturn by Lynn Rae

When a small-town accountant volunteers to help a new neighbor with a leaky pipe he has no idea how she’ll balance his books.

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Heaven on Earth by Gioconda LyssHeaven on Earth by Gioconda Lyss

Can a wronged woman believe in love again? Can a man who feels like his life is crumbling around him win this woman’s love?

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Tuesday Nights by Linda Rae Sande Tuesday Nights by Linda Rae Sande

If every man is a master of time, then what of the man who loses track of it?

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Naked man in hockey helmet and skates Pink Pucks and Power Plays by V L Locey

Will curvaceous reporter Viviana Land go through with her expose about Wildcats defense-man Alain Lessard, or will love give Viviana`s career plans a body check?

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Breaking the Cycle by Tricia AndersenBreaking the Cycle by Tricia Andersen

Max sacrifices everything to find an answer to Chloe’s illness. But is it enough to save their relationship – and save her?

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The Bullrider and the Bare Boycotter by Jeanine MacadamThe Bullrider and the Bare Boycotter by Jeanine McAdam

Can an animal rights activist find love with a sexy bull rider while trying to save the bulls and his family at the same time?

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Chasing Love by Tamara Hoffa

 Chasing Love by Tamara Hoffa

Christmas came early this year. Chase found the gift of his dreams… the girl next door. Will she make his Christmas dreams come true?

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Passionfruit and Poetry by Tea CooperPassionfruit and Poetry by Tea Cooper

When Sydney photographer Xander Fitzgerald takes a shot of Jeanie Baker, his ISO settings hit red alert and no one’s life is ever the same again.

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Coming Home by Ann B HarrisonComing Home by Ann B Harrison

Three very different siblings with their own dreams, forced to face reality, confronted at every turn by their past. Will there be time for love?

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Switching Mercedes by Jan GrahamSwitching Mercedes by Jan Graham

How can two Dominant men and a Mistress have a successful BDSM relationship? It’s quite easy, providing one of them decides to submit.

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Mayhem MS SpencerMai Tais and Mayhem by M S Spencer

-So many romances, so many crooks. Can Tessa Diamond, turtle defender and amateur sleuth, keep them straight and still find true love?

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Wingspan by Samantha CombsWingspan by  Samantha Combs

Not every scientific breakthrough is a gift.

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Tantalized by Whitley WestonTantalized by Whitley Weston

Gunnar, a lawyer is Tall, Blond & Brutal and court reporter Elaine has him Tantalized. Think Fifty Shades flipped. The control freak becomes the submissive.

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Valentine Masquerade by Margaret SutherlandValentine Masquerade by Margaret Sutherland

In the game of masquerade, Caitlin and her prince are swept away by fantasy. In reality, can they ever overcome the obstacles to true love?

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Weathering Rock by Mae ClairWeathering Rock by Mae Clair

Drawn together across centuries, will their love be strong enough to defeat an ancient curse?

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Saved by a Maid by Lindsay DownsSaved by a Maid by Lindsay  Downs

Can their love survive class differences…and murder and treachery?

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Complete Surrender by Ju EphraimeComplete Surrender by Ju  Ephraime

When his taxi stops to pick up the most beautiful woman he’s ever seen, Raymond’s life is changed forever. Who is this gorgeous woman?

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Second Nature by Krista AmesSecond Nature by Krista Ames

A secret forced them apart; could a wedding bring them together again? When they reunite, their love and desire are Second Nature.

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Readers, please check out these books and let your favorite authors know how much you’ve enjoyed these stories.  Let everyone know! Your emails, comments, and reviews are appreciated.

25 Words or Less – January 2014

Here are more great titles — and quick little blurbs — to whet your romance appetites. Grab a book today. Satisfy those cravings for love.

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The Wrong Woman

The Wrong Woman by Christina Cole

He stole the wrong woman. How could he make such a big mistake? And what will he do with Abigail now?

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Please check out these titles from your favorite romance authors!

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Unscripted J S Marlo

 Unscripted by J S Marlo

“Shaped by fire. Bound by duty. Driven by love.” Riley’s tumultuous life rivals the television scripts she writes for Wild Rescue.

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Question of Fire Karen McCulloughA Question of Fire by Karen McCullough

When Catherine Bennett becomes the recipient of a dying man’s last message, she also becomes the next target of a ruthless killer.

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Letting GoLetting Go: Anchored Hearts – Volume 1 by J M Witt

When your past threatens to destroy your future, how long will you hold on before letting go?

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Upon Your ReturnUpon Your Return by Marie Lavender

Fara Bellamont has always dreamed of having adventures and finding love. She becomes utterly captivated by a man who rescues her one night.

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Ribbon of Darkness Summer RossRibbon of Darkness by Decadent Kane

A family secret draws Ribbon into an Elven world while Draven’s forced to find a way to drag her back home to save Christmas magic.

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A Winning Streak Tea CooperA Winning Streak by Tea Cooper

Will the path of true love incur the wrath of the virgin Goddess Artemis? ****************************************************************** Lightning Strike by Beverly OvalleLightning Strike by Beverly Ovalle

Levi’s life changes in an instant when lightning strikes, tumbling Daphnaie into his arms.  He becomes her savior…she becomes his every dream. ****************************************************************** Maverick Touch by Ashley NemerMaverick Touch: The Cat by Ashley Nemer

Meet Nadia and Mr. A – two destined to become friends in the midst of murder and mayhem. Think Dexter meets April O’Neal. ****************************************************************** Twelfth Sun by Mae ClairTwelfth Sun by Mae Clair

A younger man, older woman, treasure hunt, reclusive billionaire, lavish seaside mansion, nautical riddles, and romance!   ******************************************************************

All I Want for Christmas by V L LoceyAll I Want for Christmas by V L Locey

Can Alex, Cooper, and their feline friends find a way to have a purrfect holiday together? ****************************************************************** I Kissed a Ghost by Robin Leigh Morgan

I Kissed a  Ghost by Robin Leigh Morgan

As their interaction grows and Mary eventually gives George a quick peck on his lips while they’re in the past where he’s a real boy. ****************************************************************** A Special Kind of Love by Tamara Hoffa

A Special Kind of Love by Tamara Hoffa

Through fights and fire, passion and prejudice burns a special kind of love. ****************************************************************** An Irresistible  Shadow by Kirsten Blacketer

An Irresistible Shadow by Kirsten S Blacketer

When she overhears a plot against her father, Lady Evelyn takes it upon herself to discover the traitors, unaware that the shadows are watching. ****************************************************************** Worst Week Ever by Liza OConnorWorst Week Ever by Liza O’Connor

Humorous disaster romance of epic proportions. ****************************************************************** 13 NightsThirteen Nights by  Sabrina Garie

An Amazon warrior falls for the half-human warrior she is paired with for the Thirteen Nights Breeding Rite. But Amazons are forbidden to marry. ****************************************************************** If I Loved You by Jean Joachim

If I Loved You by Jean Joachim

Will snappy answers and smarts keep Megan’s heart safe from gorgeous Chaz Duncan? Can she resist this movie star’s charm while she handles his money? ******************************************************************The Mason's Mark by M S Spencer

The Mason’s Mark by M S Spencer

Who to trust? The policeman, the handsome Senator, or the secret agent? Claire Wilding must decide and soon, before the murderer strikes again. ****************************************************************** Chalkboard Romance by Melissa Keir

Chalkboard Romance by Melissa Keir

Dating a parent might cost Lauren her teaching job…and her chance at happiness. Will Mac convince everyone that love is what’s most important? ****************************************************************** Mind Your Goddess by Flossie Benton Rogers

Mind Your Goddess by Flossie Benton Rogers

A Goddess awakens in the Roaring 20’s. Can this flapper summon the razzle dazzle to reclaim her powers and the heart of her dark Guardian?

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Misadventures Manda Ward

The Misadventures of Pann Haggerty by Amanda Ward

Widow Pann Haggerty, an Englishwoman, decides to leave her life in England behind for a trip around America in an RV in search of love.

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Forgiveness by A J BestForgiveness by A J Best

When the wires of communication get crossed and tangled, is love enough to bring everything back into balance?

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Readers, please check out these books and let your favorite authors know how much you’ve enjoyed these stories.  Let everyone know! Your emails, comments, and reviews are appreciated.