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Bad Apple

By Elle Kennedy

Release Date: August 13th, 2019

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A flirty standalone novel* from New York Times and international bestselling author Elle Kennedy!

 

One night with him will change her life…

 

Between her waitressing job, volunteer work, and college classes, there are never enough hours in Maggie Reilly’s day. Especially not for a relationship. Luckily, she’s got the perfect arrangement: a lover she meets three or four times a year. But when she shows up at the hotel expecting to hop into bed with one man, she accidentally ends up with another—Ben Barrett, Hollywood’s most notorious bad boy.

 

Ben, determined to lay low after another scandal, just wants some much-needed sleep. What he gets is a scorching make-out session with a gorgeous, naked redhead. He won’t accept her apology, but what he will accept is a place to hide out…and if there’s some hot, no-strings sex involved, why the heck not?

 

But Ben soon discovers that one week with his sassy, bed-hopping waitress is definitely not enough. He wants more. A lot more.

 

Now he needs to convince relationship-averse Maggie that a bad boy might be oh so good for her—and the best thing that’s ever happened to both of them.

 

 

* Previously published in 2008, Bad Apple (formerly Midnight Encounters) features almost entirely new content, including a point-of-view switch. Enjoy this new version of an old favorite!

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About The Author

 Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Release Blitz: The Goal by Elle Kennedy – The Off-Campus Series – Book 4

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The Goal

Off Campus Series – Book 4

By Elle Kennedy

Release Date : September 26, 2016

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Synopsis

She’s good at achieving her goals…

 

College senior Sabrina James has her whole future planned out: graduate from college, kick butt in law school, and land a high-paying job at a cutthroat firm. Her path to escaping her shameful past certainly doesn’t include a gorgeous hockey player who believes in love at first sight. One night of sizzling heat and surprising tenderness is all she’s willing to give John Tucker, but sometimes, one night is all it takes for your entire life to change.

 

 

But the game just got a whole lot more complicated

 

Tucker believes being a team player is as important as being the star. On the ice, he’s fine staying out of the spotlight, but when it comes to becoming a daddy at the age of twenty-two, he refuses to be a bench warmer. It doesn’t hurt that the soon-to-be mother of his child is beautiful, whip-smart, and keeps him on his toes. The problem is, Sabrina’s heart is locked up tight, and the fiery brunette is too stubborn to accept his help. If he wants a life with the woman of his dreams, he’ll have to convince her that some goals can only be made with an assist.

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5Star

Michel’s Review

You know what they say about those silent types.  They sneak up on you and blow your socks off.  John Tucker not only knocked my socks off , he completely captured my heart.

We’ve met all of the other hockey roommates in the previous books in the Off-Campus series by Elle Kennedy.  John Tucker has been the steadfast and nurturing friend throughout the books.  He’s quiet, dependable, domesticated, and even keeled.  There’s another side to John Tucker as well.  He didn’t earn a four year hockey scholarship for being a nice guy.  He is a determined, hard working athlete that knows what it takes to win.  His college career may be coming to an end, the hockey season may be his last, but he has a new goal for his life.  A goal that includes winning Sabrina James heart.  A goal to become a successful business owner.  A goal to be the best father he can be.  His grit, determination, and patience is going to win the game.

Sabrina and John started out as a one night stand hook up.  Sabrina doesn’t have time for relationships.  She’s focused on her academics and getting accepted into Harvard Law School.  Her life is anything but easy.  She’s working two jobs, trying to help support her low life family, and staying at the top of her class. She has rules she lives by and goals she has to meet.  To most people she seems like a cold, driven, and heartless person.  Beneath the surface she’s a scared girl determined to rise up out of the life she was born into.  She wants a better life for herself.  When she meets John Tucker, he seems like the perfect guy to hook up with.  He’s charming, smart, and an athlete.  He doesn’t want forever, he wants right now.  She didn’t count on liking him so much or that he would be persistent in his pursuit.  She also didn’t count on getting pregnant.  This could ruin her chances of getting into Harvard.  It could ruin her future.

She’s not alone.  John Tucker is determined to do the right thing.  He’s going to stay in the Boston area rather than returning home to Texas.  He’s going to show Sabrina that she can have her dreams and have a supportive family.  He’s going to show her that she has his complete heart.

I absolutely fell head over heels for Tuck.  He is the kind of guy every woman wants to marry.  He’s the perfect guy.

I was anxious for this book to release because The Off-Campus series is one of my favorites.  At the same time I was sad to finish the book because John Tucker was the last roommate to fall in love.  The guys have graduated and moved on in their lives.  Hopefully the new guys that moved into their house will have some great stories to tell and hearts to conquer.

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The Off-Campus Series

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The Deal

Off-Campus Series – Book 1

By Elle Kennedy

Buy: Amazon / Barnes and Noble / ITunes / Kobo

Synopsis

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

***New Adult/Contemporary Romance. First of a series, but each book will be a standalone***

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The Mistake

The Mistake

Off-Campus Series – Book 2

By Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

He’s a player in more ways than one…

College junior John Logan can get any girl he wants. For this hockey star, life is a parade of parties and hook-ups, but behind his killer grins and easygoing charm, he hides growing despair about the dead-end road he’ll be forced to walk after graduation. A sexy encounter with freshman Grace Ivers is just the distraction he needs, but when a thoughtless mistake pushes her away, Logan plans to spend his final year proving to her that he’s worth a second chance.

Now he’s going to need to up his game…

After a less than stellar freshman year, Grace is back at Briar University, older, wiser, and so over the arrogant hockey player she nearly handed her V-card to. She’s not a charity case, and she’s not the quiet butterfly she was when they first hooked up. If Logan expects her to roll over and beg like all his other puck bunnies, he can think again. He wants her back? He’ll have to work for it. This time around, she’ll be the one in the driver’s seat…and she plans on driving him wild.

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The Score

Off-Campus Series – Book 3

By Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

He knows how to score, on and off the ice

Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di-Laurentis is impossible to resist. Just once, though, because even if her future is uncertain, it sure as heck won’t include the king of one-night stands.

It’ll take more than flashy moves to win her over

Dean always gets what he wants. Girls, grades, girls, recognition, girls…he’s a ladies man, all right, and he’s yet to meet a woman who’s immune to his charms. Until Allie. For one night, the feisty blonde rocked his entire world—and now she wants to be friends? Nope. It’s not over until he says it’s over. Dean is in full-on pursuit, but when life-rocking changes strike, he starts to wonder if maybe it’s time to stop focusing on scoring…and shoot for love.

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About Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Cover Reveal: The Goal by Elle Kennedy – Off Campus Series – Book 4

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The Goal

Off Campus Series – Book 4

By Elle Kennedy

Release Date : September 26, 2016

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Synopsis

She’s good at achieving her goals…

 

College senior Sabrina James has her whole future planned out: graduate from college, kick butt in law school, and land a high-paying job at a cutthroat firm. Her path to escaping her shameful past certainly doesn’t include a gorgeous hockey player who believes in love at first sight. One night of sizzling heat and surprising tenderness is all she’s willing to give John Tucker, but sometimes, one night is all it takes for your entire life to change.

 

 

But the game just got a whole lot more complicated

 

Tucker believes being a team player is as important as being the star. On the ice, he’s fine staying out of the spotlight, but when it comes to becoming a daddy at the age of twenty-two, he refuses to be a bench warmer. It doesn’t hurt that the soon-to-be mother of his child is beautiful, whip-smart, and keeps him on his toes. The problem is, Sabrina’s heart is locked up tight, and the fiery brunette is too stubborn to accept his help. If he wants a life with the woman of his dreams, he’ll have to convince her that some goals can only be made with an assist.

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The Off-Campus Series

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The Deal

Off-Campus Series – Book 1

By Elle Kennedy

Buy: Amazon / Barnes and Noble / ITunes / Kobo

Synopsis

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

***New Adult/Contemporary Romance. First of a series, but each book will be a standalone***

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The Mistake

The Mistake

Off-Campus Series – Book 2

By Elle Kennedy

Buy: Amazon / B & N / ITunes / Kobo

Synopsis

He’s a player in more ways than one…

College junior John Logan can get any girl he wants. For this hockey star, life is a parade of parties and hook-ups, but behind his killer grins and easygoing charm, he hides growing despair about the dead-end road he’ll be forced to walk after graduation. A sexy encounter with freshman Grace Ivers is just the distraction he needs, but when a thoughtless mistake pushes her away, Logan plans to spend his final year proving to her that he’s worth a second chance.

Now he’s going to need to up his game…

After a less than stellar freshman year, Grace is back at Briar University, older, wiser, and so over the arrogant hockey player she nearly handed her V-card to. She’s not a charity case, and she’s not the quiet butterfly she was when they first hooked up. If Logan expects her to roll over and beg like all his other puck bunnies, he can think again. He wants her back? He’ll have to work for it. This time around, she’ll be the one in the driver’s seat…and she plans on driving him wild.

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The Score

Off-Campus Series – Book 3

By Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

He knows how to score, on and off the ice

Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di-Laurentis is impossible to resist. Just once, though, because even if her future is uncertain, it sure as heck won’t include the king of one-night stands.

It’ll take more than flashy moves to win her over

Dean always gets what he wants. Girls, grades, girls, recognition, girls…he’s a ladies man, all right, and he’s yet to meet a woman who’s immune to his charms. Until Allie. For one night, the feisty blonde rocked his entire world—and now she wants to be friends? Nope. It’s not over until he says it’s over. Dean is in full-on pursuit, but when life-rocking changes strike, he starts to wonder if maybe it’s time to stop focusing on scoring…and shoot for love.

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About Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Release Blitz: Us by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy – Him #2

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Us

Him – Book 2

By Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

Can your favorite hockey players finish their first season together undefeated?

Five months in, NHL forward Ryan Wesley is having a record-breaking rookie season. He’s living his dream of playing pro hockey and coming home every night to the man he loves—Jamie Canning, his longtime best friend turned boyfriend. There’s just one problem: the most important relationship of his life is one he needs to keep hidden, or else face a media storm that will eclipse his success on the ice.

Jamie loves Wes. He really, truly does. But hiding sucks. It’s not the life Jamie envisioned for himself, and the strain of keeping their secret is taking its toll. It doesn’t help that his new job isn’t going as smoothly as he’d hoped, but he knows he can power through it as long as he has Wes. At least apartment 10B is their retreat, where they can always be themselves.

Or can they? When Wes’s nosiest teammate moves in upstairs, the threads of their carefully woven lie begin to unravel. With the outside world determined to take its best shot at them, can Wes and Jamie develop major-league relationship skills on the fly?

Warning: contains sexual situations, a vibrating chair, long-distance sexytimes, and proof that hockey players look hot in any shade of green.

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By Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Release Date: July 28, 2015

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Synopsis

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.

Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend…and a big one to learn about himself.

Warning: contains sexual situations, skinnydipping, shenanigans in an SUV and proof that coming out to your family on social media is a dicey proposition.

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About The Authors

Sarina Bowen

Sarina BowenSarina Bowen writes steamy, angsty Contemporary Romance and New Adult fiction from the wilds of Vermont.

The Year We Fell Down, Book #1 in The Ivy Years series, began breaking hearts in March 2014. Book #2, The Year We Hid Away, is brand new.

For Harlequin-E, Sarina writes the Gravity series. Coming in From the Cold features an angsty downhill ski racer and one of the most unique plot conflicts in contemporary romance today.

Sarina enjoys skiing, coffee products and a nice glass of wine. She lives with her family, eight chickens and more ski gear and hockey equipment than seems necessary.

She would be honored to connect with you at http://www.sarinabowen.com.

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 Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Release Blitz + 5 Star Review: The Score by Elle Kennedy – The Off Campus Series – Book 3

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The Off-Campus series is back…. Featuring

Dean Di-Laurentis … he knows how to score on and off the ice!

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The Score

Off-Campus Series – Book 3

By Elle Kennedy

Synopsis

He knows how to score, on and off the ice

Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di-Laurentis is impossible to resist. Just once, though, because even if her future is uncertain, it sure as heck won’t include the king of one-night stands.

It’ll take more than flashy moves to win her over

Dean always gets what he wants. Girls, grades, girls, recognition, girls…he’s a ladies man, all right, and he’s yet to meet a woman who’s immune to his charms. Until Allie. For one night, the feisty blonde rocked his entire world—and now she wants to be friends? Nope. It’s not over until he says it’s over. Dean is in full-on pursuit, but when life-rocking changes strike, he starts to wonder if maybe it’s time to stop focusing on scoring…and shoot for love.

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Off-Campus fans have been waiting for Elle Kennedy to release Dean DiLaurentis book.  The Score is released and it is a scorcher!  This sizzling hot book will make your temperature rise, melt your panties, and warm your heart.  Dean DiLaurentis is going to score big with the readers.

The Score by Elle Kennedy came as quite a surprise.  In the previous books readers were left with the impression that Dean DiLaurentis was a spoiled, rich, sex obsessed man that cared more for himself than those around him.  He was in college and on the hockey team for the fun, the parties, and the women.  He had no aspirations to becoming a professional hockey player even though he was talented enough to do so.  He was content to follow in his family’s footsteps and become the next DiLaurentis lawyer.  He was taking each day as it came and enjoying his college life.  What readers didn’t know is how complex Dean DiLaurentis really was in the most simplistic manner.  The things that were most important in life, such as friendships and family, he valued highly.  He always treated others very well and considered their feelings, their personal issues, and gave them the respect they deserved.  He was very intelligent and earned his grades honestly.  He never used his family’s stature and wealth as a way to make his life easier.  He was content following in his family’s footsteps because he understood and respected their careers. He wasn’t against relationships or commitment, he just hadn’t found a girl that made him want that in his life.  He had some trouble in the past with a former girlfriend that made him a bit more cautious about getting involved but didn’t let that define him.  He learned from his mistakes and was always honest with all the girls he hooked up with.  They knew it was for a good time and not a repeat performance.  Overall,  Dean was  a well rounded person with a great attitude towards life.

It is his senior year and he is going to make the most of it.  When he’s asked to keep an eye on Hannah’s friend Allie after she broke up with long term boyfriend for the weekend, he’s a bit miffed.  It put a damper on his sexcapades for the weekend.  When she shows up at his house, he begins to see Allie in a whole new light.  He’s been warned off but that never held him back.  When he makes his play and scores, it’s a game changer.  Allie has rocked his world but now he’s the one doing the chasing.  Allie has taken on his mantra, have a good time in bed and move on.  Dean is determined to score again.

Allie has always been in a relationship.  Once she finally lets go of her long term boyfriend, she’s fearful that she will take him back because she’s never been alone.  When Dean DiLaurentis enlists himself as her relationship advisor/guardian, she’s in for a whole new game.  Who knew being single could be that much fun?  Who knew the sex could be that hot?  Who knew Dean DiLaurentis was more than sex on a stick?  She has scored with Dean DiLaurentis but will she come out a winner?

While Allie and Dean are discovering love their worlds are changing.  With graduation around the corner, it’s time to make decisions about the future.  Allie is pursuing her acting career but has some heavy choices within which direction to go.  Dean’s past comes back to haunt him and it is affecting his position on the hockey team.  He is also discovering that maybe he’s not so content with following in his family’s path. He is destined for something else.  When tragedy strikes his world he will have to face some heavy choices including being the man Allie needs in her life.

Elle Kennedy did a fantastic job with this book.  Both Allie and Dean were dynamic, strong characters that kept my attention.  From their individuality to their sizzling hot relationship, both characters shined.  The romance was heart melting.  Their relationship was delightful, fun, and ultra sexy.

The Score is another winner in the Off-Campus Series by Elle Kennedy. I can’t wait for the next book!  There were some teasers and it looks like Tucker is next up to play.

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The Off-Campus Series

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The Deal

Off-Campus Series – Book 1

By Elle Kennedy

Synopsis

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

***New Adult/Contemporary Romance. First of a series, but each book will be a standalone***

Buy: Amazon / Barnes and Noble / ITunes / Kobo

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The Mistake

The Mistake

Off-Campus Series – Book 2

By Elle Kennedy

Synopsis

He’s a player in more ways than one…

College junior John Logan can get any girl he wants. For this hockey star, life is a parade of parties and hook-ups, but behind his killer grins and easygoing charm, he hides growing despair about the dead-end road he’ll be forced to walk after graduation. A sexy encounter with freshman Grace Ivers is just the distraction he needs, but when a thoughtless mistake pushes her away, Logan plans to spend his final year proving to her that he’s worth a second chance.

Now he’s going to need to up his game…

After a less than stellar freshman year, Grace is back at Briar University, older, wiser, and so over the arrogant hockey player she nearly handed her V-card to. She’s not a charity case, and she’s not the quiet butterfly she was when they first hooked up. If Logan expects her to roll over and beg like all his other puck bunnies, he can think again. He wants her back? He’ll have to work for it. This time around, she’ll be the one in the driver’s seat…and she plans on driving him wild.

Buy: Amazon / B & N / ITunes / Kobo

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About Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Happy Release + 5 Star Review: Claimed by Elle Kennedy – The Outlaws Series – Book 1

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Claimed

Outlaws Series – Book 1

Genre: Dystopia / Erotica

By Elle Kennedy

Synopsis

The bestselling author of the Killer Instincts novels “knows how to write scorching sexual tension”*. Now she really sets it on fire in a new series about men and women living on the edge of violence, sex, and life and death.

After a devastating war decimated most of the world, Hudson Lane has only known the oppressive life under her own father’s tyranny. She finally escapes, branding herself an outlaw and hunted by the Enforcers. Her best chance at survival is Connor Mackenzie, an aggressively sensual fugitive who opens her eyes to the wicked possibilities of a world without rules.

As the leader of a band of outlaw fighters, Connor can’t resist the beautiful stranger who asks for his protection. Despite his reservations, he agrees to introduce her to a whole new way of life. But when Connor discovers Hudson’s connection to the enemies of liberty, he wonders how far he can trust the woman who has abandoned all inhibitions to challenge every forbidden desire.

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Michel’s Review

Elle Kennedy has done it again and proven what a talented and versatile writer she is.  Elle is known to be one the hottest erotica authors in the publishing world.  Not only are all of her novels sizzling hot and loaded with steamy sex, they are also intense character driven novels that have a dynamic story. Whether it is a member of a Seal team,a Special Ops team,nightclub owners,small town hero,  or a member of the college hockey team; these books all have one thing in common…. they are SIZZLING HOT.  These men make your panties melt off and steal your heart.  Elle has added a new group of sexy men to her roster of heroes.  The Outlaws are the heroes of the future in a new bleak world.  Elle jumped out of her normal comfort zone and jumped into the world of Dystopia romance. Her debut in this genre is astounding!

I have to say that I am not a fan of Dystopia.  I just can’t seem to connect with this type of story.  I took a chance on Claimed because Elle Kennedy was the author.  I knew she could write an interesting storyline and deliver a good romance.  I figured Claimed would be good but not great.  My expectations were low because of the genre.  Holy Cow!  Elle knocked it out the park in this genre.  Claimed is a solid 5 Star book.

Claimed is the first book in the Outlaws series.  The reader gets an introduction to the new world and a group of men defying the odds in their world.  Claimed features the leader of the Outlaws, a band of fighters fighting against the oppression in their city.  The Enforcers are hunting them down.  They must either conform or die.  They have set up their own secret compound that is relatively safe.  They have to scavage and raid to keep their daily life at the compound going.  It’s a daily fight for survival.  The mantra for life is live the life you want because there may be no tomorrow.

Hudson Lane is living within the city.  She is living on borrowed time.  Her life is in danger and she is being hunted by dangerous factions.  When she meets Connor and his men, she sees a means to an end.  She seeks out Connor for protection.

Connor is going to introduce Hudson to their wild life.  A life that has no rules.  A life that is carnal.  Hudson is going to get more than protection.  She is going to be ravaged.

Claimed was loaded with adventure, edge of the seat suspense, rip roaring humor, intimate emotional moments, and sizzling sex.  Everything about this book worked!  I could not put it down and look forward to the next book in The Outlaws series.

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About Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Cover Reveal: Him by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

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Him

By Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Release Date: July 28, 2015

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Synopsis

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.

Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend…and a big one to learn about himself.

Warning: contains sexual situations, skinnydipping, shenanigans in an SUV and proof that coming out to your family on social media is a dicey proposition.

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About The Authors

Sarina Bowen

Sarina BowenSarina Bowen writes steamy, angsty Contemporary Romance and New Adult fiction from the wilds of Vermont.

The Year We Fell Down, Book #1 in The Ivy Years series, began breaking hearts in March 2014. Book #2, The Year We Hid Away, is brand new.

For Harlequin-E, Sarina writes the Gravity series. Coming in From the Cold features an angsty downhill ski racer and one of the most unique plot conflicts in contemporary romance today.

Sarina enjoys skiing, coffee products and a nice glass of wine. She lives with her family, eight chickens and more ski gear and hockey equipment than seems necessary.

She would be honored to connect with you at http://www.sarinabowen.com.

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 Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter ~ Goodreads ~ Newsletter

Profile portrait of businessman working on laptop  in black suit at studio

Profile portrait of businessman working on laptop in black suit at studio

Cover Reveal: Him by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Profile portrait of businessman working on laptop  in black suit at studio

Profile portrait of businessman working on laptop in black suit at studio

Him

By Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

Release Date: July 28, 2015

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Pre Order: B & N / ITunes / Kobo

AMAZON will be live on 7/14​

Synopsis

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.

Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend…and a big one to learn about himself.

Warning: contains sexual situations, skinnydipping, shenanigans in an SUV and proof that coming out to your family on social media is a dicey proposition.

Pre Order: B & N / ITunes / Kobo

AMAZON will be live on 7/14​

HIM1

Him2

About The Authors

Sarina Bowen

Sarina BowenSarina Bowen writes steamy, angsty Contemporary Romance and New Adult fiction from the wilds of Vermont.

The Year We Fell Down, Book #1 in The Ivy Years series, began breaking hearts in March 2014. Book #2, The Year We Hid Away, is brand new.

For Harlequin-E, Sarina writes the Gravity series. Coming in From the Cold features an angsty downhill ski racer and one of the most unique plot conflicts in contemporary romance today.

Sarina enjoys skiing, coffee products and a nice glass of wine. She lives with her family, eight chickens and more ski gear and hockey equipment than seems necessary.

She would be honored to connect with you at http://www.sarinabowen.com.

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 Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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Happy Release + 5 Star Review + 2015 Favorite: The Mistake by Elle Kennedy – Off Campus Series – Book 2

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The Mistake

Off-Campus Series – Book 2

By Elle Kennedy

Synopsis

He’s a player in more ways than one…

College junior John Logan can get any girl he wants. For this hockey star, life is a parade of parties and hook-ups, but behind his killer grins and easygoing charm, he hides growing despair about the dead-end road he’ll be forced to walk after graduation. A sexy encounter with freshman Grace Ivers is just the distraction he needs, but when a thoughtless mistake pushes her away, Logan plans to spend his final year proving to her that he’s worth a second chance.

Now he’s going to need to up his game…

After a less than stellar freshman year, Grace is back at Briar University, older, wiser, and so over the arrogant hockey player she nearly handed her V-card to. She’s not a charity case, and she’s not the quiet butterfly she was when they first hooked up. If Logan expects her to roll over and beg like all his other puck bunnies, he can think again. He wants her back? He’ll have to work for it. This time around, she’ll be the one in the driver’s seat…and she plans on driving him wild.

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Michel’s Review

It’s official…. I am a self declared PUCK BUNNY !  Elle Kennedy has delivered another fantastic book in her highly acclaimed Off-Campus series.  Her latest release, The Mistake, features hockey player John Logan.  John Logan is the latest college hockey legend to Grace the pages and make the readers swoon.  This guy has it all… he’s a gifted athlete, he is hotter than hades, he’s a dirty talker that definitely can back up his banter, he’s a nice guy beneath the whorish reputation he carries, he’s dedicated to his family beyond expectations, and when he falls in love- he falls hard and takes everything down with him.

John Logan has been pining for his best friend Garrett’s girlfriend, Hannah.  Hannah is everything he wants in a girlfriend.  Logically he knows that she is off limits but he can’t help the way he feels.  While trying to deal with his unrequited feelings he leans on his players reputation and sexual prowess for self therapy.  He’s banging a different coed nightly and using frat parties as his playground.  It may look like he is at the top of his game but deep down he is coming in last.  Something has to give.

An accidental meeting with a freshman changes everything.  When Logan meets Grace Ivers, he shares more than her gummy bears.  The two start fooling around in a casual manner.  He really doesn’t know much about Grace.  He’s only interested in the distraction she provides him.  But when the regular Puck Bunnies pull out their claws and start attacking Grace he steps in for the rescue.  This leads to a huge mistake and wrong assumptions.  When all is said and done, he has carelessly used Grace, led her on, and threw her away.  When he realizes the consequences of his mistake he is full of regret.  He wants a chance to rectify his mistake.  He wants Grace.  He wants another chance.

After numerous rejections, a long summer with his miserable family, and a harsh dose of reality, Logan is back at Briar ready to finish his senior year.  He knows he has to make the most of the this year because it is his last chance before his future reality crushes him.  The top of his list is making peace with Grace Ivers.  He wants the opportunity to prove that he is a good guy and boyfriend material.  But Grace has different ideas.  She is going to put John Logan through the hoops.  She’s going to make him dance to a new tune.  She has a list.  It’s a good thing that John Logan is a competitive athlete.  He is going to get the workout and game that most players could never endure.  John plans to win this game.  This game is the only thing that matters in his miserable life.  His future is riding on this game.  He made have made the biggest mistake in his life but he learned a very value lesson.  He learned the true meaning of love.

I absolutely loved this book as much as I loved the first book in the series.  The tone of the story, the plot, the dialogue, and the characters are captivating.  The Mistake is packed with humor, angst, heartbreak, redemption, and hope.  Once again Elle Kennedy showcased her superb writing talent.

I am looking forward to the next books in this series.  There are two hockey roommates screaming for a book.  The very spoiled rich player Dean needs to be brought down a notch.  Babyfaced Tuck needs someone to wrap him up in hugs & kisses and make sure he doesn’t forget to shave.

Each book can be read as a stand alone novel or in series order.

Read The Mistake by Elle Kennedy.  It will not disappoint.

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The Off-Campus Series

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The Deal

Off-Campus Series – Book 1

By Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

***New Adult/Contemporary Romance. First of a series, but each book will be a standalone***

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About Elle Kennedy

Elle-KennedyA USA Today bestselling author, Elle Kennedy grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, Ontario, and holds a BA in English from York University. From an early age, she knew she wanted to be a writer and actively began pursuing that dream when she was a teenager. She loves strong heroines and sexy alpha heroes, and just enough heat and danger to keep things interesting!

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5 Star Review + 2015 Favorite : The Deal by Elle Kennedy – Off Campus Series – Book 1

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The Deal

Off-Campus Series – Book 1

By Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

***New Adult/Contemporary Romance. First of a series, but each book will be a standalone***

Buy: Amazon / Barnes and Noble / ITunes / Kobo

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Michel’s Review

I have been a huge fan of Elle Kennedy’s writing for years.  I loved her Out of Uniform series and Killer Instincts series.  Her After Hours series is sizzling hot.  She has a way of bringing her characters to life and making them demand your absolute attention.  Her books have a combination of witty dialogue, dynamic characters, a well developed plot, and pacing that keeps the reader enthralled.  Most of her books have either been erotic romance or romantic suspense.  I was wondering how she would pull off a New Adult romance.  New Adult romance is a generalized genre that can contain sweet & sexy, dark & intense, angsty & anxious, or exciting & erotic.  The Deal has all of these elements and more.  It is one of the most enjoyable and entertaining New Adult romances that I have read.  I connected with the main characters as well as the secondary characters.  They were all larger than life in their own way.  The one thing that stood out besides the main characters romance was Elle’s portrayal of college life.  She portrayed a very realistic look at life on the college campus and how it relates to their courses as well as social life.

Garrett Graham is the bad boy of the college hockey team.  He makes panties melt and owns his man whore reputation with relish.  He has an overinflated ego that matches his cocky attitude.  He is a star player and lives for playing hockey.  He is diligent with his grades, practices, and performance.  When he fails his philosophy mid term, it could not only ruin his GPA, it will affect his position on the team.  He could lose the one thing he lives for.  He is going to have to retake his philosophy mid term and ace it in order to remain on the team.  He needs help.  Who better to help him than one of the few students that managed not only to pass the mid term but ace it.  He never really noticed Hannah Wells before until she accidentally dropped her exam and he saw her A. Now he is on a mission to get Hannah to tutor him.  He will try to bribe her, entice her, and woo her.  When he discovers the golden carrot that will make her give in, he will dangle it in every way he can. His life is counting on that golden carrot.

Hannah Wells is a music major.  She is a pretty confident and outgoing girl with her friends and peers.  She is smart, personable, and resilient.  She is dedicated to her craft.  The one area she lacks in is her confidence with the opposite sex.  She has finally found a guy that she is interested in and she has no clue how to deal with her attraction. Not only is he out of her league, he is also the star quarterback on the football team.  Not the type of guy she would normally take an in interest in.   She has had some very bad experiences with the opposite sex.  Although she has mostly overcome her issues, she is still a bit leery and scared.  If she can get past her fears, she may be able to approach him.

When the ego maniac sex god, Garrett Grant, approaches her to tutor him in philosophy, she thinks he is out of his ever loving mind.  There is no way she is going to tutor the self absorbed jock.  That is until he finds out her ultimate weakness and offers her a guaranteed solution.  His persistence and golden carrot are enough to make her cave.  It’s time to make a deal with the Devil.

Hannah and Garrett are in for some big surprises.  They are both quite different than they appear on the surface.  Hannah may have the upper hand when the tutoring begins but Garrett will quickly take control of the situation.  Both will be in for a great learning experience.  Both will come out winners in the end.  Their Deal will seal both their fates.

I loved the banter between Garrett and Hannah.  The snarky sarcasm, witty comebacks, and dirty talking are beyond clever and entertaining.  The heated bedroom scenes make your temperature burn out of control.  The emotional and intimate moments will have you swooning.  What I loved best is how they formed a deep respect and friendship with one another.  They were able to honestly confide in one another and know that their trust was not misplaced.

I loved everything about this book! Read The Deal by Elle Kennedy.

I am looking forward to the next book in the Off-Campus series.  The Mistake will release in June of 2015.  It is a complete mystery of who this book will feature or what their story is about.