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Crybaby by Monica James and Michelle Lancaster–New Release

 

 

CRYBABY (Revenge Is Sweet Series: Book One) by Monica James & Michelle Lancaster

Release date: November 1st

Genre: Dark Romance

 

CRYBABY, the first book in the Revenge Is Sweet series, by Monica James and Michelle Lancaster is NOW LIVE!

 

Grab this all-new sexy dark romance TODAY!!

NOW AVAILABLE!!!

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Apple: https://tinyurl.com/3xhjmus9

Nook: https://tinyurl.com/5n787xss

Kobo: https://tinyurl.com/42x6atay

 

Add to Goodreads: https://tinyurl.com/ysvb2ynu

Crybaby Playlist: https://tinyurl.com/4rdkcdd6

 

 

 

Blurb:

My name is Rev.

I like long walks on the beach.

A neat scotch.

And I like stealing from rich losers who have no idea the town’s Big Bad Wolf screwed their wives six ways to Sunday.

Such a scandal, indeed.

I have one end goal—to get out of this town.

I’m a loner. And that’s by choice.

People aren’t really my thing. That is…until I meet her. The little firecracker who sets more than my soul on fire.

No one has ever stuck around.

But Darcie is different. She seems to be as broken as me, and when our worlds collide, nothing but trouble looms.

Watch out, baby…down the rabbit hole we go.

 

 

About the Authors:

Monica and Michelle are best friends who have combined their love for dark comedy, crime documentaries, and bad boys to write dark romance that will steal your heart and haunt your mind.

Follow the white rabbit…

Connect w/Monica:

Website: authormonicajames.com

Facebook: facebook.com/authormonicajames

Twitter: twitter.com/monicajames81

Goodreads: goodreads.com/MonicaJames

Instagram: @authormonicajames

TikTok: @authormonicajames

Tik Tok: @MichelleandMonicaBooks

BookBub: http://bit.ly/2E3eCIw

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2EWZSyS

Reader Group: http://bit.ly/2nUaRyi

 

 

Connect w/Michelle:

Instagram: @lanefotograf

Instagram: @lanefotograf_2

TikTok: @lanefotograf

Tik Tok: @MichelleandMonicaBooks

Website: www.michellelancaster.com

 

 

CRYBABY (Revenge Is Sweet Series: Book One) by Monica James & Michelle Lancaster

Release date: November 1st

Genre: Dark Romance

 

CRYBABY, the first book in the Revenge Is Sweet series, by Monica James and Michelle Lancaster is NOW LIVE!

 

Grab this all-new sexy dark romance TODAY!!

NOW AVAILABLE!!!

Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/4cdkv4bz

Apple: https://tinyurl.com/3xhjmus9

Nook: https://tinyurl.com/5n787xss

Kobo: https://tinyurl.com/42x6atay

 

Add to Goodreads: https://tinyurl.com/ysvb2ynu

Crybaby Playlist: https://tinyurl.com/4rdkcdd6

 

 

 

Blurb:

My name is Rev.

I like long walks on the beach.

A neat scotch.

And I like stealing from rich losers who have no idea the town’s Big Bad Wolf screwed their wives six ways to Sunday.

Such a scandal, indeed.

I have one end goal—to get out of this town.

I’m a loner. And that’s by choice.

People aren’t really my thing. That is…until I meet her. The little firecracker who sets more than my soul on fire.

No one has ever stuck around.

But Darcie is different. She seems to be as broken as me, and when our worlds collide, nothing but trouble looms.

Watch out, baby…down the rabbit hole we go.

 

 

About the Authors:

Monica and Michelle are best friends who have combined their love for dark comedy, crime documentaries, and bad boys to write dark romance that will steal your heart and haunt your mind.

Follow the white rabbit…

Connect w/Monica:

Website: authormonicajames.com

Facebook: facebook.com/authormonicajames

Twitter: twitter.com/monicajames81

Goodreads: goodreads.com/MonicaJames

Instagram: @authormonicajames

TikTok: @authormonicajames

Tik Tok: @MichelleandMonicaBooks

BookBub: http://bit.ly/2E3eCIw

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2EWZSyS

Reader Group: http://bit.ly/2nUaRyi

 

 

Connect w/Michelle:

Instagram: @lanefotograf

Instagram: @lanefotograf_2

TikTok: @lanefotograf

Tik Tok: @MichelleandMonicaBooks

Website: www.michellelancaster.com

Crybaby by Monica James and Michelle Lancaster

Whoa!! I have fallen down the rabbit hole and am still shooketh!! From the get-go, there is a scene with ‘trigger warning’ written all over it and yet it somehow pulled me in deeper throughout the pages.

Monica and Michelle certainly did not hold back on their writing. This book is dark, gritty, straight in your face with no chance of hiding, yet there was something internally that I found myself silently rooting and squealing the main characters on. It felt wrong. It made me question myself, but most of all, it made me wonder where Monica has been hiding this side of her writing? (I believe I should thank Michelle for that)!

Crybaby is not an easy read. There are topics discussed and executed creating a strong visceral reaction and despite some topics that are mentioned, I couldn’t put it down. I couldn’t walk away and wondered what would happen next. I HAD TO keep reading.

I found myself with absolutely zero in common with these protagonists, but I was definitely drinking the Kool-Aid and couldn’t turn my back on them and walk away. Rev and Darcie (aka…Bonnie and Clyde, Ken and Barbie, or the Lonely-Hearts killers) have had unfathomable things happen to them. You realize that you can only push someone so far before they break, well we got to read about that side after the break. All I have to say is, Monica and Michelle MUST keep writing together! Is it too early ladies to ask for more??😉😁

Monica and Michelle are the newest power duo, and their writing style is wicked, dark, imperfect, and not for those faint of heart, but a must-read! (Michelle and Monica do you hear it now? (must have more, Must Have More, MUST HAVE MORE)!! 

“I’ll never see her as a victim. Rather, I see her as the victor. She survived, but the ones who broke her won’t.” 

Somebody Else’s Shadow by Monica James–Book Review

I am never underwhelmed when it comes to Monica, her writing, or her storytelling capabilities. I knew from the first page that this book was going to be special. The mental imagery that she can paint is nothing short of fantastic. I could visualize myself sitting on that tree swing and smelling the lake air, feeling the breeze on my face, seeing the bright color saturation, and tasting the vibrancy of lemons.

Books that deal with amnesia can be a wild card. There usually is a reason as to why someone has lost their memory, but the scary part is what will they find in the process to get it back. In this instance, Peyton Lane has no recollection of her life prior to a car accident six months earlier. As much as people want to help, nothing feels right. She’s heard the stories and has seen pictures, but things are not clicking until she notices Cayden Coachman. Cayden is the first person where she’s felt a quivering in her belly. The problem is that she doesn’t know why.

Somebody Else’s Shadow is not your typical boy/girl/amnesia story. It is so much more. There are twists and turns, and then there are Monica James’s amnesiac twists and turns. Just when I thought I might have an inkling of where this story would go, it did a sharp right and splintered off further.

I highly recommend reading Somebody Else’s Shadow. It’s powerful, impactful, thrilling gut-wrenching, and cry-inducing. Hey, Monica, prime merch opportunity, a tissue box/tissues with ‘Monica James, creator of tears, and a shoulder to cry on’ printed on the side.’

Fall of the Stars by Monica James–New Release

Fall of the Stars
Book 2: In Love and War
Monica James

England is bleeding.
And there isn’t a thing I can do about it.
I am once again a prisoner to Wessex, captured by King Egbert because holding me hostage will bring them to him—my two Vikings who will risk heaven and earth to save me.
But I don’t need saving.
I am Princess Emeline, and I was taught by the best, and his name…Skarth the Godless.
The man whom I love more than anything in this world.
But things begin to blur when Ulf the Bloody reminds me of the promise I made, and that promise is that I belong to him.
We must work together to overthrow King Egbert, but the war I fight within my heart is far more dangerous than anything I will ever face on the battlefield.
The choice is not simple because we all must make sacrifices. But I soon realize that all is not fair in love and war.
Lives will be lost.
Hearts will be broken.
And come dawn, life as we know it will be changed forevermore.

MY REVIEW

Fall of the Stars
Monica James @authormonicajames
Series: In Love and War Book 2
Genre: Viking Historical Romance
Cover Model: Christopher Jensen @christopher88jensen
Photographer: Michelle Lancaster @lanefotograf
Cover Designer: Sommer Stein—Perfect Pear Creative Covers

Release date: April 11th 2022

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Australia
Kindle: https://tinyurl.com/p8cnkfa3

North of the Stars Playlist: https://tinyurl.com/an26e3kh

Bio:
Monica James spent her youth devouring the works of Anne Rice, William Shakespeare, and Emily Dickinson.
When she is not writing, Monica is busy running her own business, but she always finds a balance between the two. She enjoys writing honest, heartfelt, and turbulent stories, hoping to leave an imprint on her readers. She draws her inspiration from life.
She is a bestselling author in the U.S.A., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, and the U.K.
Monica James resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her wonderful family, and menagerie of animals. She is slightly obsessed with cats, chucks, and lip gloss, and secretly wishes she was a ninja on the weekends.

Stalk Me
Website: authormonicajames.com
Facebook: facebook.com/authormonicajames
Twitter: twitter.com/monicajames81
Goodreads: goodreads.com/MonicaJames
Instagram: instagram.com/authormonicajames
Pinterest: .pinterest.com/monicajames81
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November 2021 Wrap-Up

November was one of those months where I didn’t have a ton of free time but I also didn’t get to read a lot either. What I did read though was SO GOOD, I had major book hangovers!

Books read:

In Silence She Screams by Amo Jones: I swear I can never get enough of Amo’s writing. She is gritty, dark, LOVES to push boundaries and I’m here to say, ‘Yes, Queen, I’m here for all of it.’

Used by Selena Moore: After the MAJOR book hangover, I was looking for something that was entertaining, yet easy to read. Used fit that bill.

Sinning Like Hell by Trilina Pucci: St. Simeon Prep duet completion and I’m still drooling over Calder and loving Sutton. This was another book hangover moment. The highs/lows and everything in between still lingers with me.

Totally Schooled by Nicole Dykes: A little teacher-student taboo for anyone? Umm, yes please!!

North Of The Stars by Monica James: Whoa. If historical romance is not your thing, this may not be for you, however, I’m not a HR fan, but ended up completely invested and loved it! Viking…✔️, Alpha…✔️, Ferocious Fighter…✔️. Beware, it does end on a cliff.

Step-Santa by Logan Chance: Who doesn’t want a little taboo Santa to read about this time of year? Come on, be honest!! Short, sweet, read with steam to keep you entertained.

Secret Projects: Oh. Em. Gee! I can’t wait for y’all to read these two little projects. SO GOOD, it will leave you salivating for more!!

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