Forged in Trust by Mickie B. Ashling Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Many thanks to MM Good Book Reviews for hosting my blog tour visit today. Forged in Trust is the fourth novel in the Bay Area Professionals series, which features doctors and dentists who participate in the BDSM scene. Many of the characters from the first three books (Impacted, Bonds of Love, and Fractured) make an appearance in this novel, but it can be read as a standalone. Don’t forget to click on the Rafflecopter widget for a chance to win a giveaway. The beautiful cover was designed by Catt Ford. Below is an exclusive excerpt of Forged in Trust.

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Forged In Trust

(Bay Area Professionals 04)

Mickie B. Ashling

Dr. Ethan Marshall is the young medical student on call the night Tessa Duran murders her husband for abusing her twelve-year-old-son, Rino. Ethan stays in the cubicle while the rape kit is performed and is surprised when the boy resorts to prayers instead of tears.

Despite compelling evidence, Tessa is sent to jail for life. To avoid placing Rino in foster care, their parish priest agrees to raise him. Ethan is touched by Rino’s plight and visits whenever possible, but the connection is broken when the priest and young boy leave the area months later.

Raised by the Dominicans in California, Rino considers joining the order until a romance blossoms with a fellow student. After much soul-searching, he turns his back on everything familiar, and chooses his orientation over his perceived vocation. Upon graduating dental hygiene school, Rino takes a job at the office of Scott Gregory and Robin Kennedy.

Seventeen years have passed since that horrible night in the emergency room. Forty-three-year-old Ethan is now a Dominant in search of a full-time submissive. Twenty-nine-year-old Rino is adrift, longing for someone or something to help him find the serenity he’s lost along the way. As they rekindle their friendship, they realize they might be perfect for each other.

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End Game by Luisa Prieto, 2nd edition

EndGameTitle: End Game, 2nd edition
Series: N/A
Author: Luisa Prieto
Genre: Dark Fantasy/ Futuristic/ Suspense/Thriller
Length: Novel (213 Pages)
Publisher: Amber Allure, Amber Quill Press, LLC (April 26th, 2015)
Heat Level: Moderate
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥5 Hearts
Blurb: Senergine has found a way for nannites to help people fight cancer. The problem is, when its people die, they don’t stay down…
Journalist Jessie Canning was on the phone when his cousin, Ben, was attacked. Fifteen minutes later, when Jessie arrived at Ben’s condo, his cousin was dead and the little evidence Jessie saw pointed at Ben’s employer, Senergine.

Now, while investigating Ben’s murder, Jessie is caught between people who would kill to protect their secrets and others who should be dead but aren’t, and who instead hunger for human flesh.

With life and death as close as a minute away, Jessie must work with his estranged lover, Mathew, to learn more about what’s happening…and if there’s any way to fight it.

NOTE: This story was previously published as End Game by Jennifer Brooks with the ISBN: 978-1-61937-200-9. This reissued version of the story has been revised and reedited.

ISBN: 978-1-68175-014-9

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Reviewer: Lisa

Review: First off, I must say I don’t much care for stories that come off dark. I am also not a fan of dark fantasy, science fiction or thrillers. They tend to creep me out. However for some reason the blurb and title just popped out at me. So of course I was captured. I just had to start reading it. I am glad that I took the chance. Although it still kept me creeped out through it all.

If you’re into zombies, then this is probably a story for you. I did find some of it humorous though. Senergine thought they could kill cancer by using nannites. The problem was they mutated and when a person died, they seemed to come back as zombies.

Jessie had been asked by his cousin Ben to come over. He had not expected to come over and find out that Ben had been murdered. Also to find out the ones that died came back to life, well sort of. His relationship with Mathew had been strained. Their relationship had come to an end. However it was Mathew who came to him.

Mathew had worked for Senergine and had been upset when Jessie had not believed him about the nannites. However the fact that the dead were coming back to life, had Mathew changing his mind. He still loved his man and now he needed to find a way to save him.

I had a blast reading this story and look forward to reading more by this amazing author. It was still a bit creepy though.

I was quite surprised by it and would definitely recommend it to others.

* I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review through *