Friday, July 12, 2013


Mangled Hearts Blog Tour

Felicia Tatum

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Francesca and Cade Can two loves find their way back to each other despite an addiction and a hardened heart? Will their love overcome it all? Francesca Taymon is young, successful, and broken. A tragic accident years ago haunts her to this day, and she blames only one person--the one that holds her heart. When she finally gets her first case, will she be able to handle seeing him again? Can she do her job and keep her heart intact? Cade Kelling doesn’t take life seriously. He’s reckless and irresponsible, drinking all his problems away. When his parents bail him out for the last time, will he be able to handle seeing Francesca after all of these years? Will he be able to tell her what really happened that night 5 years ago or will he lose her forever? And the most important question…. Can these mangled hearts be mended?

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Felicia Tatum was born and raised in Tennessee. She always loved reading, and at the age of twelve began writing. Her passion for creating stories grew and in May 2012, she finally wrote her first novel, The White Aura. She still lives in Tennessee with her daughter and her kitty. She loves cooking and books. Animals are some of her best friends. She watches a lot of Disney channel and often dreams up new book ideas. She's currently writing the second book in series, as well as a romance novel. Her dream is to write as many books as possible while entertaining as many people as possible.






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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

*** LEXI'S LEGACY RELEASE DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ***

Lexi's Legacy Release day is finally here. Rick has work so hard on Lexi's Legacy and has been waiting for this day to arrive. Rick it is my honor to be your Personal Assistant and to help make Lexi's Legacy well the whole Master of Whitehall series a success.

Lexi’s Legacy, a contemporary adventure romance set in Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA., is the second book in the continuing saga of The Master of Whitehall. After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Lexi discovers an unexpected cure from an unlikely source and two best friends become eternal friends. Lexi tells her tale of life, lost and found, relating her experiences as she leaves behind her human life and begins her journey into a new immortal life. She recounts the changes that take place as she enters a supernatural world she never knew existed, joining Katelyn and James at Whitehall Plantation. Lexi has much to learn about her new world as she grows and matures into the life of a vampire. Join her as she takes you on an adventure of life changing proportions. Let her tell you about how her life changes, about love … found … lost … and found again. Lexi’s Legacy is an exciting and enjoyable adventure in the on-going epic of The Master of Whitehall. Please check out the first book of the saga The Master of Whitehall to read all about the beginning of the story, then visit the webpage here.
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Rick Veal was born sometime during the last century and has lived most of his life in the Upstate of South Carolina. He joined the Navy immediately out of high school becoming an aircraft mechanic. During a six year span he sailed four times around the world and had the pleasure of visiting eighteen different countries. He says of that time that he did about two thirds of everything there was to do and was accused of taking part in the other one third! After returning home he attended The University of South Carolina graduating with a double Associates Degree with Honors. He completed his education at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in History and Education. Since that time he has worked in the education field as a teacher and in various management positions in industry. He has been a reader for most of his life and enjoyed most of what he's read. He is a big Anne Rice fan ... Go Lestat! He has always enjoyed reading and watching movies about vampires. He was completely hooked by Barnabas Collins in "Dark Shadows" way back in 1966. After reading all the vampire books he could ... Rice, Smith, Harris, Craine ... he decided that if they could write a vampire story, then so could he and he set out to do just that. He wanted a setting in the Low Country of South Carolina with a lot of history surrounding it. The rich history of Charleston, S.C. and the lore of Vampire stories just seemed to be made for each other. So tying the two together he formed the initial idea and then built on it from there. When speaking of himself he says, there's not really a lot to say ... he thinks maybe his characters are more interesting than he is. He currently lives alone and shares his home with his "daughter", a three year old Tuxedo cat who graciously allows him to think he actually owns the home. Her name is "Daddy's Pretty Girl" but she will actually answer to anything except "Late for Dinner". His two favorite authors are Anne Rice and Clive Cussler. He loves Cussler's storytelling ability and Rice's attention to detail. Both of them have a way of bringing their characters to life so that you feel as if you personally know them. He hopes that his readers will be able to see their influence in his writing as he tries to convey that same thing with all of his characters. It has been said that that if you want to write, you should write the book you want to read, then others will want to read it too. That is exactly what he has tried to do with "The Master of Whitehall", his debut novel.

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

ANYTHING LIKE ME by Kimberly Knight


Title:Taken By You

AuthorCarlie Sexton

Blurb~ How tragic it is when a caged spirit finally finds its freedom and — entranced in its ecstasy — is invited by that freedom into a cloaked dance with danger. In Book One of this three-part epic, Kate Simmons — young and alluring, and finally out of her cage of grief — attracts more than attention. Intoxicated by her newfound independence, a blithe Kate is on her way to finding out that around the corners of life, some life-changing eye-openers await. As the story continues in Book Two and she begins to churn a dangerously turbulent trail, it is Kate who now has to snap to, to react, to outrun, or become yet another tortured victim who vanishes down the path of wrong choice. Having already roiled the risky waters of jealousy, Kate moves in with Neil while Roger — an enamored oddity — visits his son in Germany. Upon his return and finding Kate gone, Roger’s predator mind becomes unhitched, and then unleashed, on the hunt of a lifetime. But whose life? Step by creeping step, even as Kate’s future closes in on her, she attends — obliviously — to her new life, working through the challenges of fresh relationships, losing family members both to death and to deceit, questioning the depth of love. Every path offers a choice. Every choice offers a consequence. And every consequence summons its due. As emotions swirl across fateful days and nights, some in Kate’s life will reach out to touch happiness in warm embraces, others to sever ties in bloody traces. The stains of passion are frequently mistaken. The question here is who will be taken?

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Carlie Sexton has had a passion for reading her entire life. She loves it so that she dedicated her life to educating children. As a teacher, she has had the profound pleasure of teaching children to read and explore their imaginations through a good book. Just recently she decided to write a story that had been on her mind. Now she has several that she wants to turn into additional books. Writing has become a passion that she dearly loves. Carlie lives with her handsome husband in Southern California. They enjoy the relaxed lifestyle that California provides. They have two beautiful dogs, but on children. You can connect with Carlie on Facebook via her author page at email her at, or visit her blog at to see what is next on her horizon. If you enjoyed part 1, then you will be happy to know that part 2, Taken by You is on its way for you to read it. It will be released no later than July 2013. It is the continuation of the story between Neil and Kate with many twists and turns. ~ Carlie


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Thank you for the invite. It’s a pleasure to be visiting you and sharing my De La Cruz Saga. The De La Cruz Saga is an amazing emotional roller coaster ride of romance, suspense, and intense passion. Its steamy material is a little erotic. The stories are well written, full of Mexican traditions, and culture. Enjoy their explosively passionate nature. The saga is a twelve book series. I have five out and four more should be out by the end of August 2013.

De La Cruz Saga contains Spanish. Saga has a subtle influence of Spanish and the Spanish becomes more laced (as the story progresses). I write in the present tense because I believe it puts the reader "IN" the action, rather than as part of an "after thought". I believe it brings the characters to life! My writing is not traditional literature. It does not have the fluff (excessive description, stage, settings, prose). My intent is to have the reader visualize and feel the characters story. This is my voice, my style. Dare to read the awesome De La Cruz Saga that’s full of passion and suspense. 

A hot-blooded saga of the De La Cruz familia and their fortunes is centered on romance, pasión, and danger. Enjoy their explosively
passionate nature.  
The first novel Hot & Spicy, the familia encounters danger, action, and passion. The bachelor battles the deadly Mexican cartel to protect his amor, familia, and fortune encountering romance, tantalizing ecstasy, and danger. Jose Enrique De La Cruz is the eldest of los primos. He's completely in command of the familia's empire. Jose Enrique is expected to introduce his fiancée to la familia at the company's 25th anniversary celebration. La familia has no clue that he doesn't have one. He doesn't have time to commit to a chica, not until he meets Jessica Maria Cortez. Jessica rocks his world and unchains his alma. The hot pasión rages through his blood erupting into hot spicy amor. Jessica Maria Cortez has always loved him and grasps this opportunity. The pasióndanger, and hot tantalizing ecstasy rocks Jose Enrique's world. Jose Enrique is thrust into war, danger, and suspense. The De la Cruz's defy the deadly Mexican Cartel dictates. 
Everythingbreathless and romantic is magnified by author P. T. Macias into a fever of
tactile writing, intense pacing, cohesion, and love.  

A hot-blooded saga of the De La Cruz familia and their fortunes is centered on romance, pasión, and danger. Enjoy their explosively passionate nature. In Hot & Forbidden, star-crossed lovers break the restraints of an impossible love. Their love rocks their world flinging them into pain, despair, and ecstasy. Nicolas De La Cruz is hot, sensitive, and captivating. Daniella De La Cruz is hot, sexy and sweet. Nick and Daniella recognize that they're alma gemela (soul mates). Their amor is intense and passionate transcending all boundaries. Nicolas disappears to work in Washington. The familia is oblivious of the emotional roller coaster that rocks Nicolas' world forcing him to depart. Daniella is expecting and refuses to reveal who's the father. The forbidden is enticing and painful. The obstacles and chains threaten their amor? The familia's secret is the key to unlock their amor and to set it free.

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A hot-blooded saga of the De La Cruz familia and their fortunes is centered on romantic relationships of the explosively passionate nature. 
Hot & Enchanting, Ricardo Emmanuel De La Cruz is the sexy alpha playboy of la familia and is an attorney. He’s enjoys all the chicas that chase him. They have been chasing him his entire life. Ricky literally runs into Jacqueline Cortez. She’s a bella, shy, and quiet certified public accountant that works for la familia. Jacki turns his world upside down. Jacqueline Cortez has been in love with Ricardo her entire life. She never dreamed that running into him will unleash the amor that she locked up a long time ago. Will she be able to outrun Ricardo and avoid being his next conquest? How long can Jacki resist Ricky’s attention? Is she doomed to fall under his enchantment and into his waiting arms? Why is she pushing me away? Do I repulse her? I have never had a chica react like this. What’s wrong, thinks Ricky.
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The hot-blooded saga of the De La Cruz familia and their fortunes is centered on romance, pasión, and danger. Enjoy their explosively passionate nature. Hot & Wild ~ Christian Arturo De La Cruz is a Navy SEAL. Christian lives for excitement. He loves it when the risk is great, dangerous, and complex. He enjoys the thrill of conquering the enemy when on a mission and the chicas when he’s on leave.
Monique Acosta is a young innocent bella chica. Her freshness and charm captures Christian’s alma. She instantaneously turns Christian’s world upside down. Christian is hurled into a dangerous warfare. He engages against the biggest menacing criminal ever. He fights against time and evil to save his amor and familia.
WARNING~De La Cruz Saga contains Spanish. Saga has a subtle influence of Spanish and it becomes more laced.
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Hot & Spoiled, De La Cruz Saga Sebastian Antonio De La Cruz is the familia architect. He’s the classic traditional macho Mexicano. He enjoys being single until the primos (his cousins) start falling in love. He contemplates seeking the chica (girl) of his dreams. Cynthia walks into his demanding, independent, and unconventional rocking his world. He deals with her father’s objections, issues, and abuse. Tony believes Cynthia’s father is the source of his family’s troubles. “She’s hot, sexy, and makes me burn like no one ever has. I just can’t be with her. She’s a spoiled demanding chica and I will not be her toy!” Sebastian Antonio De La Cruz Small Taste ~ “Hola I’m Cynthia. Do you work here? Is your boss here? I need to talk to him. Can you go and look for him?” asks Cynthia. She looks at Tony. I wonder if he knows where the architect is at. “Yeah, he’s here,” replies Tony. I wonder who this chica is. She’s pushy and demanding. I don’t like it, thinks Tony, attempting to calm down his body reaction to her nearness. “Okay, so where is he?” asks Cynthia. She looks around trying to find the architect that her Papa wants her to meet with. “What do you want with him?” asks Tony with curiosity. I wonder what she wants with me. “I need to make sure that he designs the building exactly as we want the building to be built. I want him to review the land and get his thoughts on buildings,” replies Cynthia with a commanding voice. Huh, hell no, I’m not taking her bullshit, thinks Tony annoyed. He looks at her from tip of her boots to the top of her glorious hair. Hell yeah, she makes me burn but she also makes me furious. Who in the hell does she think she is. She’s very condescending. “Okay, let’s start this over,” says Tony taking a firm stance. “I’m Sebastian Antonio De La Cruz and you are?” he asks. He glares at her raising his eyebrow. He raised it with arrogance. Cynthia stands there with her mouth gapping open. Wow! This hot hunk is the architect. I thought he was a worker and that the architect was an old fart, thinks Cynthia. I like him, ponders Cynthia, going to him, running her finger over his lower lip, and biting her lip. Oh yeah, I will taste him. I bet he makes love like being in heaven. I want him. I’m going to have him. She smiles gazing into his beautiful hazel eyes. “I’m Cynthia Lopez, your boss,” replies Cynthia, taking a step closer to give him a beso. She goes up onto her toes, pulls him down, giving him a hot, hungry beso. Si, he tastes scrumptious, thinks Cynthia, nibbling at his lower lip. She takes Tony by surprise. He responds to her beso with red hot hunger. He wraps his arms around her small waist, pulling her closer. He tastes her with extreme pleasure. He moans, enjoying her taste. Damn yes, she tastes divine, he thinks. He then realizes what she had said and furiously pulls back glaring at her. “Look niña, I’m not your toy and you’re not my boss,” replies Tony. Tony’s intense anger blazes in his hazel eyes, turning them greener. He attempts to control his body’s reaction to her. Dios mio, she has me all worked up with just one beso. I have never felt this strong pasión before with any other chica, ponders Tony, clenching his jaw. He steps back taking deep breaths, trying to control his anger, and his pasión. He turns to contemplate her surprised face. I need to be professional and polite to this chica. She is the customer, thinks Tony. “So you’re Señor Lopez’s hija? Where is Señor Lopez? He requested that we meet to go over the plot and some building designs prior to completing the purchase transaction,” says Tony, taking control of his feelings. “He’s late.” “My padre is late because his meeting is longer than he thought. He asked me to review everything with you,” replies Cynthia, taking a step closer to him. She faces him, almost touching. I see that he’s a real macho Mexicano and that he didn't like me being aggressive.

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Alejandro Andres De La Cruz is HOT, HOT, HOT!

The doctor in the familia (family) is always there to help. He lives a double life. Can anyone help him in his time of need before losing his amor? Alex is the doctor. He loves to ride Luna a palomino on the familia hacienda. He's hot, sexy and very warm caring hombre (man).

Hot & Dangerous
Claudia De La Cruz is a sexy, intelligent, dedicated, and beautiful FBI agent! She worked hard to achieve her dream. She's too busy to fall in love. She never had an amor! She's waiting for her alma gemela (soul mate)!
Roberto De León sprints into her life! Time and danger brings them together and tears them apart!
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Wow, what’s going on? What’s all that commotion here in my casa, thinks Claudia.
She runs out of her room and down the hall. She meets her Padres (parents).
What’s going on?” asks Claudia.
We don’t know,” replies Papa Jorge.
Claudia urgently strides to the front door. She sees Veronica and Christopher walking after Roberto.
Oh dios mio that’s my Roberto! “Roberto, wait!” yells Claudia. She runs out the door after him. “Baby!”
I don’t want to hear you lie!” yells Roberto. He attempts to hurry to the suv.
Baby, what’s wrong?” asks Claudia, passing Veronica and Christopher.
Hermana (sister), he saw Christopher and me kissing. I think that he thought I was you,” says Veronica, walking behind Claudia.
Hey, amigo, wait up!” says Christopher, sprinting after Roberto. “You have it all wrong.”
Roberto hears Claudia and the other voices. Hmm, that’s three voices and not two. One is Claudia, he thinks. He turns around, furious and curious.
Baby,” yells Claudia, running to Roberto. “Please, listen to me.”
Roberto stands stupefied. Oh, dios mio! What a fucking fool I am. I forgot about her twin. I saw her in his arms and thought it was my Baby. The rage and frustration that I felt ten years ago, came rushing back. It was worse this time, because Claudia is my mujer, ponders Roberto. He’s in a daze.
Roberto stares at Veronica, feeling Claudia run into his arms. Damn, she’s identical to my Claudia, but she’s different. He gazes down into Claudia’s beautiful eyes.
Baby, te amo!” says Claudia. She gazes into his confused, pained beautiful brown eyes. “That’s my hermana, Veronica.”
Roberto closes his eyes tight. Wow, damn it! I made a huge mistake. I almost walked away from my amor, my alma gemela, and my world.
He opens his eyes and gazes into Claudia’s beautiful face. He pulls her close, burying his face into her neck. Yes, this is my Claudia. I feel her, she’s mia, only mia, he thinks.
Amor, your mia, only mia!” he growls into her ear. He ignores the pain at his side. He holds her tight.
Claudia moves her head and gives him a hungry beso. She wraps her arms around his neck.
Oh, damn yes. This is my Baby, my Amor, thinks Roberto. He hungrily returns her beso. He holds her tight. I’ve been dreaming of this moment for a long time.

Hot & Sassy

Veronica De La Cruz is the bebe (baby) of the familia (family). She’s an intelligent, beautiful, elegant, and sexy mujer (woman). She’s been in love with her novio (fiancé) Christopher Rosas for years. They’ve waited anxiously for their wedding day. One of her dreams is to become his wife.
Veronica’s other dream is to be an Eve’s Pleasure model. This is the only dream that she’s not shared with Christopher. Veronica has kept this from him. She knows in her heart that he’s totally old school and has macho convictions. She knows that he’ll never accept his wife to model.
Christopher Rosas is an FBI agent and Veronica’s twin sister’s partner. He’s totally devoted to Veronica. Christopher is forced to ask Veronica to help the FBI to locate her twin.
Will their amor be strong enough to survive her silence? Can Veronica save her amor and twin? 

~Mostof my favorite authors are indie or self-pubbed, what made me youdecide to go that route?
Thebiggest factor in my decision to go Indie is that I want full controlof my work. I never attempted to send in submissions to any agents. Idecided that I wanted to keep the rights to my work. 

~Whatwas one of the most surprising things you learned in creating yourbooks?
Themost surprising things that I learned in creating my books is thefact that I can write. The characters monitor the story.

~Whichof your characters are you most like? Least like?
Lol,will I feel that I’m like Patricia De La Cruz and a little ofIsabella. I’m the least like Erica De La Cruz. 

~Doyou have a particular writing habit?
Not really. I write and write when Ihave the story flowing out. Then I edit and send it to my awesomeeditor Marsha.

~Ifyou had to choose, which writer would you consider a mentor?
Ireally don’t have a favorite writer, but it would be SherrilynKenyon. I love her stories.

~Arethere any new authors that have grasped your interest?
Oh yeah, there are several authors thatI’m anxious to read their stories. When I have time I will. I havea long to read list, lol

~Whatis the hardest part of your writing?
DeLa Cruz Saga contains Spanish. Saga has a subtle influence of Spanishand the Spanish becomes more laced (as the story progresses). I writein the present tense because I believe it puts the reader "IN"the action, rather than as part of an "after thought". Ibelieve it brings the characters to life! My writing is nottraditional literature. It does not have the fluff (excessivedescription, stage, settings, prose). My intent is to have the readervisualize and feel the characters story. This is my voice, my style.Dare to read the awesome De La Cruz Saga that’s full of passion andsuspense.

~Doyou have any advice for other writers?
Writewhat you feel, believe, and listen to your voice. You will neverplease everyone.

~Describeyourself in three words.
Dedicated,Authentic, traditional

~Iknow characters are like children but if you could chose, who’syour favorite from your books? Of all time?
Yesall of them are my babies. 

~Anysong or songs that could basically sum up the overall mood of yourwriting?
NoI don’t listen to music when I write. If I have to pick one, itwould be romantic and country music. 

~Doyou plot out your books or just freely write them and let thecharacters tell you what to do next?
That’s exactly what happens. Thecharacters direct their story and the scenes evolve as I type.  

~If you had to choose, which writer would you consider the biggestinfluence in your writing?
Well,I don’t have one, really I don’t. I write based on what I feel,what I see in my mind, and the characters direction. I also writewhat I always wanted to see in the stories I read. 

What are your current projects? Can you share a little of yourcurrent work with us?
Yes,I can with pleasure. I’m working on finishing up the De La CruzSaga. I’m currently working on Hot & Sassy. My goal is tocomplete the De La Cruz Saga by the end of this year. I have HotAngel, Hot & Sexy, Hot & Lovable, and Hot & Naughty tocomplete. I’m also starting to write the first book in the Razer 8series. Razer 8 is about the eight Delta Force Operators. Thesestories will have romance, action, and suspense. The Razer 8 serieswill not be in Spanglish.
Thankyou for your awesome interview.

Thank you, Patricia, for sitting down and chatting with me. I feel like I know you a little bit better now!!

My name is Patricia T. Macias. I was born in San Jose, California. I graduated from the University of Phoenix with a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Management and Administration. I currently live in Sacramento, California with my husband and children. My family is my pride and joy. I also enjoy spending quality time with family and friends. I always dreamed of writing romance novels. I am delighted to be achieving my dream. I wanted to write since I was in elementary. 
I do have a day job. I love to write after work and on weekends. All my characters are my new best friends. They are always talking and living in my mind and dreams.
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Monday, July 8, 2013


Title: Dark Hearts

Genre: New Adult

Blurb: If you are an angst-ridden teenager with illusions of romantic death, there is a place for you to call home. A chat room full of bleeding brains and bleeding veins, Dark Hearts, offers a place for damaged souls to find others who share their misery. Unfortunately, on the fringes of the suicidal society, a killer lurks. Six young souls that fall in love with death, the lure of blood, and the search of release find themselves drawn into a twisted killer’s game in the anonymity of the Dark Heart’s chat room.

The Players:

Kara (aka Bloody_butterfly) ~ 15/f/VA ~ The sad product of an absent father, a drunken mother, a life full of torment, seeks a reason to end it. Weapon of choice: Razor blade.

Sara (aka Decaying_rose) ~ 17/f/FL ~ Abandoned by her perfect family, aims to drown in her own misery, yearns for a pact that ends in forever. Weapon of choice: Narcotics and alcohol.

Lucy (aka Lifelexx) ~ 17/f/VA ~ Trailer trash country girl with a pension for sexual compulsion and blood. Weapon of choice: Anything sharp.

Sammy (aka StarryBlade) ~ 18/f/CA ~ Writer, dreamer, college girl, and unlucky enough to land where she doesn’t belong.

Cherry (aka LifeBlood) ~ 25/f/CA ~ Sexually abused, gun packing, revenge junky.

Adam (aka Shadows_of_my_soul, aka DarkDreamer) ~ 21/m/anywhere ~ Artist, creep, procurer of broken beauties, searching for the one to heal the hole death left behind.


Twenty-one year old Adam trolls the Dark Heart chat room in search of a real connection. Scarred from watching his high school sweetheart succumb to depression and finally bleed out in front of his eyes, he is on the search for retribution. Sixteen-year-old Kara Watson is a depressed girl from a broken home. Seeking love in all the wrong places, she turns to the anonymity of the internet in a desperate plea for attention to soothe her low self-esteem. Instead of finding the boy of her dreams in Dark Hearts, she becomes an unknowing participant in the hunting ground for predators. Adam spends weeks building the illusion of love between him and Kara through their chats. As she falls in love he prepares to end a life. A fight with her best friend and the advances of a creepy stalker presents Adam with the opportunity he has been waiting for. Kara is desperate to be saved but when she calls on Adam to play the role of her hero she seals the fate of her young life, death. Russian roulette is a deadly game of chance but Adam has the odds stacked in his favor when he plays to Kara’s morbid obsessions and pre-written suicide note. A shot rings out and a girl lays dead as the monster disguised as a lover escapes into the night. The perfect murder, no one will doubt a broken, suicidal girl has given into her own madness. Kara’s death leaves Adam reeling with thoughts of the girlfriend he lost and the exhilaration of taking a life calls him deeper into the game. Posing as Kara, Adam creates a suicide pact with Sara, tying up his loose ends. Ready to find his next willing prey, Adam lurks in the Dark Hearts chat room where he meets Lifelexx. Within hours she invites him into her cramped, dirty trailer where she plays her final game of Russian roulette. Death and art are the only things that keep Adam going, until Sammy logs into his life. Adam hopes to make the torment of his deadly thoughts a thing of the past and Sammy his future. The plan is to drive across the country and his problems will be forgotten once he is by her side. Sammy greets him with open arms, and for the first time in a long time Adam feels as if he has finally come home. Life as a couple seems perfect until Adam’s thirst for blood rears its ugly head yet again. He rationalizes that he can quench the desire for death with one last kill. While Sammy is at school, Dark Hearts presents him with Cherry, the perfect Victim. Adam is on top of the world as he prepares to meet the unlucky young lady at a seedy hotel. Fire-truck red curls cascaded around a pretty heart-shaped face, and wrapped tightly in leather welcomes him. Cherry is more than he bargained for. Unbeknownst to Adam, Cherry is death. Two killers and one dirty motel bed leaves Adam at the end of the barrel in his last game of Russian roulette and it is game over for him. Cherry rides off into the night with the murder weapon cozily stashed in her thigh high boot and tomorrow’s vigilante is born.

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“This is a must read ! The plot keeps you guessing, the characters make you care, and the message hits home. I could not put this book down it made me go through an entire range of emotions. Where it may seem dark it really gives you an insight of what can/does go on. I have to give this 5 stars and a round of applause for T.R. Stoddard !! Loved it” -Keona El

“I had the honor of beta reading this book and it left me with chills. Being a teenager can suck, even more so when you are mentally unstable and obsessed with death. This is a story of one disturbed young man and the gruesome affect that he has had on the lives of young, desperate girls who are only looking for someone to love.

Dark Hearts takes you on a terrible tour of the internet and a bloody cross country ride. T.R. Stoddard has out done herself. Guaranteed to make you feel a little more uncomfortable the next time you get a message from a stranger.”- Catherine Stovall

“I was provided with an ARC of this novel in return for an honest review, so here goes: Yet another dark, thrilling read from Ms. Stoddard, the story revolves around the predator/prey use of the internet and what might happen when you put your trust in the anonymity of someone you meet in a chat room. This is the reason for meeting people in public places. Things can go terribly wrong, and boy, they do in this story. And yet, as with all of her stories, Stoddard makes you feel sympathy for the bad guys. Bravo.” -Jason Maurer