Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Healing Love (Love to the Extreme) by Abby Niles

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Healing Love (Love to the Extreme) by Abby Niles

Publication Date: February 15, 2016

Synopsis

imageDoctor Ella Watts wants her old life back. Desperately. But the past has returned for its rematch, and going back home—even telling anyone her real name—isn’t an option until she’s confident in her MMA abilities. Personal trainer Lance Black is the man to help her reach her goals. Not only is he toned, muscular, and gorgeous, he’s patient, a great teacher, and willing to treat her like a worthy opponent. Except his size makes her freeze whenever he gets too close. If Ella can’t learn how to overcome her fear of being attacked, she’ll never be able to move on with her life.

Underground fighter Lance Black knows there’s more to the mysterious blonde ninja than a beautiful woman determined to improve her fighting skills. She can best anyone close to her size – man or woman – but insists on working out with him, even though he’s got a good 70 pounds and several inches on her. Despite her reticence, he’s determined to get her to open up so he can help her get over her mental block. And if that means he can get to know her outside the gym, all the better.

As long as she never learns his secrets.

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Excerpt

“What’s she looking for?” Lance asked, refocusing on the present. She had impressed him yesterday with her chokehold, but that didn’t mean she knew squat about MMA. That could have simply been adrenaline spurring her on.

“She was pretty specific in what she wants.” A weird expression crossed Mac’s face, a mixture of consternation and intrigue. “She’s not looking for a pussy workout—her words not mine. She wants a trainer who knows a lot about ground work, but can also help her build the strength and speed of her stand-up. She wants to be treated just like any of the male fighters in this building and the most interesting thing is she wanted a light-heavyweight build. That’s you.”

Lance stared at his friend for a second, digesting the information. That was a tall order from someone just coming in for a workout. “Does she fight?”

That was the only explanation for her requests he could think of. In recent years, women fighters had surfaced in the industry and they kicked some serious ass.

“Nope. Just does this as a hobby.”

Kind of an intense hobby for someone who had no interest in making it a career.

“She’s good,” Mac continued. “Watch her.”

Lance crossed his arms over his chest and studied her inside the ring, still circling with Billy, dodging his attempt at a takedown. She was a beauty. Even with everything that had been happening, he’d noticed that yesterday. Hell, he’d have to be blind to miss it. After she’d sent Ralph to the ground, she stood there with confidence oozing off her. No fear or intimidation had even flicked in her eyes as the man towered over her. Other than the birth of his daughter, it was the most awe-filled sight he’d ever seen. When Ralph had started to rise, Lance had been uncertain of what the man was capable of, so he’d stepped forward, daring him to try anything. And still, she hadn’t wavered in her confident stance.

Today she was the same. Except she wasn’t wearing jeans and a long-sleeved t-shirt. No, today she was in a tight teal workout top and matching spandex shorts. The outfit showed off the softs swells of her toned, athletic body.

Suddenly, she went down on both knees and flipped Billy over her back onto his. The canvas thudded under the impact of his body. Impressive.

“I’ve watched her all morning,” Mac said. “She’s fucking something and has been training for a while.”

“Is this all you’ve seen her do?”

“Nah. Billy warmed her up on the bag. Dude, let me tell you, that woman has a fierce right hook. I wouldn’t want to be on the receiving end of it.”

The woman, while still shapely and soft, had a steel quality about her—a don’t-even-think-to fuck-with-me aura. He liked that.

She would be fun to train. As much as he needed to keep his distance from her, a thrill encased him now. Maybe they could leave whatever happened yesterday outside the door.

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Buy Links

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Giveaway

Love to the Extreme Ebook Series Bundle (Bks 1-3)

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About the Author

imageAbby Niles is the author of the contemporary MMA series, Love to the Extreme, and the paranormal series, The Awakening. She is also the author to the geeky romantic comedy, Defying Convention, where Live Action Role Players (LARPers) set out to teach their favorite author a lesson, but end up playing matchmaker instead.

Abby lives in North Carolina with the love of her life and their combined gaggle of kids. When she’s not writing, she’s trying to catch up on an endless pile of laundry and find time to get some much needed reading in.

Author Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads

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WEEKLY RELEASE LIST 12/29-1/04 ✦Romance✦Paranormal Romance✦Romantic Suspense✦Erotica✦New Adult✦

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*This list will be pinned to the top of our FB page and updates will be made throughout the week. Buy links for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Paperbacks. Goodreads Link is provided if the buy links are not available yet. Genre codes included with titles. Key to codes listed at the bottom of the list.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013
✦Ruined (The Eternal Balance, Book One) by Jus Accardo #PNR #NA ➢ $2.99 Kindle http://amzn.to/JlsEaV | B&N http://bit.ly/1bv7wVW | Kobo http://bit.ly/19TbOdx
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✦Ashes by Sarah Gilman #PNR ➢ $2.99 Kindle http://amzn.to/1drCi4p | B&N http://bit.ly/1dgE8qY | http://bit.ly/1hMGIGe
✦Finding My Forever (The Beaumont Series) by Heidi McLaughlin #CR #NA ➢ Kindle $3.99 http://amzn.to/1cdXnge | Amazon Paperback $13.49 http://amzn.to/1cdxfFY

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2013
✦Born In Blood: The Sentinels by Alexandra Ivy #PNR (Cori 5 Stars) ➢ Kindle $5.34 http://amzn.to/17i6k89 | Amazon Paperback $4.83 http://amzn.to/17i6jRz | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $6.49) http://bit.ly/19P0IBJ | Kobo $5.79 http://bit.ly/1eSWuxz
✦The Valentine’s Arrangement: A Hard Feelings Novel by Kelsie Leverich (Dawn 4.5 Stars) #CR (Re-Release/Paperback Release) ➢ Kindle $3.79 http://amzn.to/18iUdwM | Amazon Paperback $10.50 http://amzn.to/18xmhr0 | B&N (Paperback $10.50/ Nook $3.99) http://bit.ly/1bsOm6f
✦Somebody to Love: A Cupid, Texas Novel by Lori Wilde (Dawn 4 Stars) #CR ➢ Kindle $6.64 http://amzn.to/1cy46pX | Amazon Paperback $7.19 http://amzn.to/1fR6SGB | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $6.99) http://bit.ly/1eiFoZn | Kobo $6.99 http://bit.ly/1in8JXR
✦Sweetest Mistake by Candis Terry #CR (Dawn 4 Stars) ➢ Kindle $4.74 http://amzn.to/1hHbsvH | Amazon Paperback $5.39 http://amzn.to/HS0ALE | B&N (Paperback $5.99/ Nook $4.99) http://bit.ly/1bpJlIF | iTunes $4.99 http://bit.ly/1bpJD2a
✦Shatter: Phoenix Rising by Joan Swan #RS #CR ➢ Kindle $7.39 http://amzn.to/19uOepw | Amazon Paperback $8.96 http://amzn.to/KcHssu | B&N (Paperback $9.95/ Nook $8.49) http://bit.ly/1afEeLi | Kobo $7.39 http://bit.ly/1lpx1xx
✦Heart of Stone by Christine Warren #PNR ➢ Kindle $7.59 http://amzn.to/1aJO7pd | Amazon Paperback $5.03 http://amzn.to/1cy4HIg | B&N $7.99 http://bit.ly/JAH1aH | Kobo $7.99 http://bit.ly/KcKhKL
✦How to Run with a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper #PNR ➢ Kindle $7.59 http://amzn.to/1cy3wZc | Amazon Paperback $5.03 http://amzn.to/1cdE22m | B&N $7.99 http://bit.ly/1kRckNB | Kobo $7.99 http://bit.ly/1in8pIq
✦The Commander (Red, Hot, & Blue) by Cat Johnson #CR ➢ Kindle $2.66 http://amzn.to/1dLJF6Y | B&N $3.49 http://bit.ly/1cK3IpS | Kobo $3.09 http://bit.ly/JACmpb
✦Fighting Love (Love to the Extreme) by Abby Niles #CR ➢ Kindle $5.69 http://amzn.to/JlyyZr | Amazon Paperback $11.43 http://amzn.to/1cy0N21 | B&N (Paperback $11.62/ Nook $5.99) http://bit.ly/1eMuJe6 | Kobo $5.99 http://bit.ly/JlyTeK
✦Desperately Seeking Fireman: A Bachelor Firemen Novella by Jennifer Bernard #CR ➢ Kindle $1.99 http://amzn.to/1hMK38h | Amazon Paperback (1/7 Release) $3.90 http://amzn.to/19sWCAh | B&N (Paperback 1/7 Release $3.99/ Nook $1.99) http://bit.ly/1jV8EMB | Kobo $1.99 http://bit.ly/1h52nMd
✦Prey & Prejudice (Cougar Falls) by Marie Harte #PNR #ER ➢ Kindle $3.44 http://amzn.to/1cy2UTr | B&N $4.49 http://bit.ly/19TjhJN | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1dgJiTZ
✦The Bad Boy Billionaire’s Wicked Arrangement by Maya Rodale #CR ➢ Kindle $0.99 http://amzn.to/1cy5BEz | B&N $0.99 http://bit.ly/1bvceTE | Kobo $0.99 http://bit.ly/1cKbKiF

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2014
✦King Cave by Scarlett Dawn #PNR #NA (Cori 5 Stars) ➢ Kindle $4.99 http://amzn.to/1hmDxEU | B&N $5.49 http://bit.ly/18AlKoc | Kobo $4.99 http://bit.ly/18HWfRO
✦Secret Agent Secretary (ICE: Black Ops Defenders) by Melissa Cutler #RS #CR ➢ Kindle $3.82 http://amzn.to/ISQz19 | Amazon Paperback $4.95 http://amzn.to/19vShzR | B&N (Paperback $5.50/ Nook $4.99) http://bit.ly/19QnMko | Kobo $4.39 http://bit.ly/1kdLnTV
✦Deadly Engagement by Elle James #CR #RS ➢ Kindle $3.82 http://amzn.to/19t24mN | Amazon Paperback $4.95 http://amzn.to/1cy6b5g | B&N (Paperback $5.50/ Nook $4.99) http://bit.ly/1cy6k8S | Kobo $4.39 http://bit.ly/1kRfOzx

✦GENRE ABBREVIATIONS✦
#CS – Contemporary Romance
#PNR – Paranormal Romance
#RS – Romantic Suspense
#NA – New Adult Romance
#ER – Erotica Romance
#YA – Young Adult Romance
#UF – Urban Fantasy Romance
#FR – Fantasy Romance
#HR – Historical Romance
#SF – Science Fiction Romance

WEEKLY RELEASE LIST 11/24-11/30 ✦Romance✦Paranormal Romance✦Romantic Suspense✦Historical Romance✦Erotica✦

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WEEKLY RELEASE LIST 11/24-11/30 ✦Romance✦Paranormal Romance✦Romantic Suspense✦Historical Romance✦Erotica✦
*This list will be pinned to the top of our FB page and updates will be made throughout the week. Buy links for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Paperbacks. Genre codes included with titles. Key to codes listed at the bottom of the list.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013
✦Remy (The Real Series) by Katy Evans #CR ➢ Kindle ($5.69) http://amzn.to/18M0nBh | Amazon Paperback ($6.31) http://amzn.to/17NCiHy | B&N (Nook $5.99/ Paperback $9.99) http://bit.ly/16icjsq | iTunes http://bit.ly/19TJHtW
✦Recipe for Attraction by Gina Gordon (Dawn 5 Stars) #CR ➢ ($2.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/1bD3zSV | Nook http://bit.ly/1axcOTr | Kobo http://bit.ly/HS3Sy4 | iTunes http://bit.ly/1hNYL2g
✦Asking for Trouble (A Line of Duty Novel) by Tessa Bailey #CR ➢ ($2.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/1ds3W64 | Nook http://bit.ly/1epUZHJ | Kobo http://bit.ly/1bLtWTg
✦Born to Love (The Vampire Reborn Series) by Caridad Piñeiro #PNR ➢ ($2.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/1eekTgL | Nook http://bit.ly/1aPhPGZ | Kobo http://bit.ly/1ceVPVH
✦The Awakening: Britton by Abby Niles #PNR ➢ ($0.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/1cJlQMy | Nook http://bit.ly/Im7ckW | Kobo http://bit.ly/1i4ShMJ
✦Operation Saving Daniel by Nina Croft #PNR ➢ ($0.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/1eemH9u | Nook http://bit.ly/1ds8JEM | Kobo http://bit.ly/1g6KucN
✦Some Like It Sinful (A Perfect Recipe Novel) by Robbie Terman #CR ➢ Kindle $3.79 http://amzn.to/1ds9xcP | Nook $3.99 http://bit.ly/17RAlk3 | Kobo http://bit.ly/18ghwaT
✦Animal Instincts by Patricia Rosemoor #RS #PNR ➢ ($2.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/17YtCjc | Nook http://bit.ly/1fxKtRE | Kobo http://bit.ly/1dsaku0
✦A Kiss of Revenge by Natalie Damschroder #RS #PNR ➢ ($2.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/1beUr8E | Nook http://bit.ly/IccAIj | Kobo http://bit.ly/1jwu25e
✦King of Hearts by Kay David #RS #biker ➢ ($2.99) Kindle http://amzn.to/18ZXVGl | Nook http://bit.ly/1dsbRAk | Kobo http://bit.ly/1dsbXrI
✦Rock Bottom (Tristan & Danika #2) by R.K. Lilley #ER ➢ Kindle $5.99 http://amzn.to/18BsSEf | Nook $5.99 http://bit.ly/1dvEMU6
✦Wild Card by Jamie Wyman #PNR ➢ Kindle $3.79 http://amzn.to/Ipic0O | Nook $3.99 http://bit.ly/19X0l8a | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1ekX0Ee

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
✦Wake to Darkness (A Brown and De Luca Novel) by Maggie Shayne #RS ➢ Kindle $6.15 http://amzn.to/1ffdsF9 | Amazon Paperback $4.83 http://amzn.to/17i4Jiy | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $7.49) http://bit.ly/IcdO6h | Kobo $6.59 http://bit.ly/1aXX8W8
✦Hard As It Gets: A Hard Ink Novel by Laura Kaye (Cori 4 Stars) #RS ➢ Kindle $4.74 http://amzn.to/13UC9GX | Amazon Paperback $4.34 http://amzn.to/1eebKEO | B&N (Paperback $5.99/ Nook $4.99) http://bit.ly/1epPOY9 | Kobo $4.99 http://bit.ly/17Ftsjz
✦Highland Master by Hannah Howell (Cori 4 Stars) #HR ➢ Kindle $5.38 http://amzn.to/1epNJeW | Amazon Paperback $7.19 http://amzn.to/18g83Aa | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $5.99) http://bit.ly/1g6yMPh | Kobo $5.79 http://bit.ly/1fxtbEf
✦Searching for Someday by Jennifer Probst (Dawn 4 Stars) #CR ➢ Kindle $7.59 http://amzn.to/1fSfhd4 | Amazon Paperback $7.19 http://amzn.to/1fd0pbI | B&N $7.99 http://bit.ly/1aPcQ5R | Kobo $7.99 http://bit.ly/1fSg51E
✦Matt (Red, Hot, & Blue) by Cat Johnson #CR ➢ Kindle $2.66 http://amzn.to/1cePYj7 | Nook $3.49 http://bit.ly/IaCc89 | Kobo $3.09 http://bit.ly/1fxwifn
✦Bent by H.B. Heinzer #CR ➢ Kindle $2.99 http://amzn.to/1beNNiS | Amazon Paperback $7.57 http://amzn.to/1ds0KaB | B&N Paperback $7.72 http://bit.ly/1fxxyz3
✦Dangerous Seduction: A Nemesis Unlimited Novel by Zoë Archer #HR ➢ Kindle $7.59 http://amzn.to/17Ym4g4 | Amazon Paperback $4.83 http://amzn.to/18gbsis | B&N $7.99 http://bit.ly/18ZPmLu | Kobo $7.99 http://bit.ly/1beOFE7
✦Wildest Dreams by Toni Blake (Reissue) #CR ➢ Kindle $5.69 http://amzn.to/1cJl0j0 | Amazon Paperback $5.78 http://amzn.to/1beP2OR | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $5.99) http://bit.ly/1ceTnOP | Kobo $5.99 http://bit.ly/18ZQij6
✦Black Widow Demon (Demon Outlaws) by Paula Altenburg #PNR ➢ Kindle $5.69 http://amzn.to/18gcJGo | Amazon Paperback $11.24 http://amzn.to/1eejsin | B&N (Paperback $11.24/ Nook $5.99) http://bit.ly/Im6bsZ | Kobo $5.99 http://bit.ly/1bePOLZ

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2013
✦Santa Wore Leathers (Novella) by Vonnie Davis #CR ➢ Kindle $3.79 http://amzn.to/19RJRhx | Nook $3.99 http://bit.ly/18xxbQR | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/19RKqrC

✦GENRE ABBREVIATIONS✦
#CS – Contemporary Romance
#PNR – Paranormal Romance
#RS – Romantic Suspense
#NA – New Adult Romance
#ER – Erotica Romance
#YA – Young Adult Romance
#UF – Urban Fantasy Romance
#FR – Fantasy Romance
#HR – Historical Romance
#SF – Science Fiction Romance

EXTREME LOVE by Abby Niles

EXTREME LOVE by Abby Niles
Publication Date: April 30, 2013
Reading in Pajamas – Donna
Rated: 4 Stars

BOOK DESCRIPTION:

New body. New clothes. New men.

Used to the average Joe, Caitlyn Moore is overwhelmed when the supremely masculine Dante Jones walks into her life and expresses an interest in her. At first she pushes him away, refusing to encourage the attention of a cage fighter. Then she learns Dante has a love ‘em and leave ‘em reputation. What better way to fine-tune her non-existent flirting skills than with a male who won’t stick around? But Dante has no intention of being a practice dummy; he’s out for all or nothing. Now Caitlyn must accept Dante’s violent career and all—or let him go.

Dante “Inferno” Jones has one goal: win the Welterweight Championship. At a time when focus is crucial, the last thing he needs is a distraction. Yet Caitlyn Moore becomes a challenge he can’t resist. When the light-hearted pursuit shifts to a battle to win her heart, his focus is shot. Faced with losing the biggest match of his career, Dante must decide if his extreme life also has room for Extreme Love.

REVIEW:
Caitlyn is a real woman and not a tiny slip of a girl so I was able to relate to her dealing with self-image issues and burgeoning self-confidence. Then there is Dante…A masculine, strong-willed and determined professional fighter. She is so attracted to him but has a hard time with his good looks and fame, not to mention his violent profession isn’t something she thinks she can handle. She tries to hold him at arms length, but he is stubborn enough to go after what he wants….her. He was able to break through her personal barriers and get her to realize how beautiful and strong she is, inside and out. He is also a strong and tender hearted person, so as fate would have it, they are a perfect match. There was great romance, steamy sex, perfect bad-guy, tension and great friends. I truly enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more of Abby Niles’ books.

*Review copy was provided by netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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