Archive for November, 2014

Dearest Clementine and Finding Dandelion are on SALE for 99 cents through Cyber Monday! Both are stand-alones.

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***** Thanks to The Dirty Laundry Review for these teasers! *****











***I am also doing exclusive giveaways in the Dearest Series Fan Group this week, so check it out. Here’s the LINK.


My friend Jules Barnard just released TRUE BLUE, the third book in her Blue Series. I’ve loved every one of these. For a limited time, you can grab the first book for free! Scroll down to the bottom of this post for her awesome giveaway, which includes signed copies of both of my books.


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“True Blue also touches on the theme of unconditional love and the fact that no matter what, family doesn’t always have to be blood relatives.” 

– The Phantom Paragrapher (

“This story of Mira and Tyler is one filled with misunderstandings, heartbreak and passionate love. I thought the characters were well defined, and the book flowed through the plotline seamlessly. A sprinkling of danger, powerful punches of lust were what held my interest throughout the book. ”  

– Deliciously Wicked Books (


Deep Blue, The Blue Series #1 (FREE)

Blue Crush, The Blue Series #2

True Blue, The Blue Series #3

TRUE BLUE Synopsis:true blue

Mira Frasier has worked hard to pull herself out of the darkness of her Tahoe reservation childhood, but rough beginnings shape a person in all the wrong ways. Mira gets mixed up with shady people while trying to bail out her destitute mother—and now Mira’s life is in danger.

Tyler Morgan grew up a star athlete and scholar, but a tragedy he hasn’t dealt with has him regrouping in his home town of South Lake Tahoe. The last person he expects to see is Mira, the girl he lost his virginity to in high school, and the only woman who ever took a piece of his heart. He’d rather live in a tent than do what his sister asks and stay with Mira while they figure out how to keep her safe from the men who attacked her.

To ensure Mira remains in his past where she belongs, Tyler agrees to look out for her temporarily until she’s safe enough to move out on her own. And if he has to push that process along by snooping around and figuring out what she’s hiding, he’ll do that too. Only, Mira is still beautiful, and she’s feisty as hell, and she has all his attention—just like she did six years before.

Mira is driving Tyler crazy, the tension between them off the charts while they’re trapped under the same roof. Something is going to crack. Will it be Mira’s last hold on a haunted life, or Tyler’s self-control around the one girl he’s never been able to get over?


2 eBook copies of Summer of Seventeen by Jane Harvey-Berrick, Author
eBook of Upside Down (Off the Map #1) by Lia Riley
Signed Print of If Only by AJ Pine-Author
2 eBook copies of Isn’t She Lovely and Broken by Lauren Layne
Signed Print of Dearest Clementine by Lex Martin (International)
Signed Print of Finding Dandelion by Lex Martin (International)
Winner’s Choice: Any eBook from Amy Patrick’s 20 Something Series
Sizzling Seven Box Set of 7 NA Contemporary Romances from Brenna Aubrey
Print copy of He Found Me by Whitney Barbetti (International)



Indie Chicks ROCK!!!

I’m honored to be a part of this amazing group of authors. Each week, I’ll spotlight someone new. Help me show them some love. Today, I’m featuring Gia Riley. 


Between the Pain by Gia Riley   (The Reflection Series, Book 1)

Contemporary Romance

Between the Pain - Gia Riley - full wrapGraduating from nursing school and finding herself thrown into the real world, twenty-two year old Hallie Dawson is determined to prove herself on the job. A chance encounter on the first day has charming Ryan Andrews showing up everywhere she goes. With only a string of random hook-ups and one failed relationship in her past, Hallie isn’t used to being pursued. For the first time, two men desire her. Will she choose the right one – or does fate hold all the cards?

Between the Pain is a Contemporary Romance novella about finding love – and being brave enough to follow your heart. Will Hallie end up in the arms of her true love or are the moments in between her pain forming the real story.

Timing is everything.

A fraction of a second, one altered course, one note — change her life forever.



 After the Pain by Gia Riley (The Reflection Series, Book 2)

Does everything really happen for a reason? After-the-Pain-Gia-Riley-ebook

Hallie Dawson is battling with a broken heart yet determined to give love a second chance.  Once again, time isn’t in her favor. Her moments After the Pain are filled with promises of a better future and personal secrets. With mysterious notes continuously haunting her and a secret friendship with a fellow musician, Hallie is struggling to stay true to her heart.

Tall, dark and handsome, Sean Thomas, is tired of being second best. This time, the good guy refuses to finish last. If he wants to get the girl, he’s going to have to confront the one person who broke his heart. His past is on a collision course with his future – will he be able to hang onto his connection with Hallie?

After the Pain is a Contemporary Romance novel about restoring faith in the beauty of love. Can Sean put the pieces of Hallie’s heart back together?  Will love conquer all, or will jealousy and secrets tear them apart?

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Lighter by Gia Riley

New Adult Romance

Lighter - Gia Riley - coming soon no cover imageWhat do you do when you can’t save the one you love?

Sophie can’t survive without control. Growing up with an alcoholic father, she craves the discipline of gymnastics. Feeling lost on a brand new college campus, she lets loose for the first time in her life. But with freedom comes consequences. Is one night everything she hopes? Or will she become her own worst nightmare?

Kipton’s one year away from graduation. He’s never thought beyond a one night stand until meeting his sister’s new roommate. Finally setting his sights on the girl he can’t resist, he’s more determined than ever when she won’t give in to his persuasions. He’s always gotten the girl, and he’s not about to give up without a fight.

Will Sophie be able to salvage her dreams and wage a war against her own vices? Can she finally let love in? Or will history repeat itself causing her to self-destruct?

Lighter isn’t your typical college romance. Darkness suffocates, dreams are dashed, and battles are lost. Love takes on a whole new meaning.



 Author Gia Riley
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Gia Riley

I’m a lover of all things romance and a firm believer that everyone deserves a happily ever after. Currently residing in the small but mighty state of Delaware, I take pride in creating characters who are real, personable, and entertaining.

When I’m not busy working on my next book, I can be found roaming the isles of Kirkland’s or up to my elbows in Play-doh.


Between the Pain, The Reflection Series, Book 1

After the Pain, The Reflection Series, Book 2

Lighter, Coming Early 2015

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Gia’s Gang Facebook Group:

Have you joined Gia’s Gang? It’s so much more than just a street team. We have fun getting to know each other, share a love of books, and celebrate Between the Pain and After the Pain. So if you like to laugh and have a good time, come join us! You also get exclusive info about my work!

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Giveaway begins on Nov. 21, 2014, so check back.

GIVEAWAY #IndieChicksRockSpotlight ~ win signed paperback After the Pain by @AuthorGiaRiley #IndieChicksRock

To say thanks to all the readers who have showered me with encouragement these last few months, I have a special giveaway for you! Click on the link below for a chance to win a SIGNED copy of Dearest Clementine and Finding Dandelion, a hand crafted My Dearest necklace, or Gavin’s coffee mug (The Past, the Present and the Future walked into a bar. It was tense.) Thank you so much for reading my books. I can’t hug you in person, but I would if I could. xoxo

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And I have to give a big shout out to the girls in the Dearest Series Fan Group. YOU ARE THE BEST! If you’d like to join our shenanigans, here’s the link: