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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Feature and Giveaway: Fall Into You by Roni Loren



When tomboy sports reporter Charli Beaumonde loses a dream TV job because she’s not girly enough for primetime, she’s determined to land a big scoop and prove her boss made a mistake. But when she gets too close to a football scandal and finds her life threatened, Charli accepts an offer from family friend Grant Waters to hide out at his place—even if Grant predicts nothing but trouble from his buddy’s hard-headed, uncompromising, irrepressible, younger sister. There’s one more problem…

Grant’s “place” is The Ranch, a BDSM resort in Texas, and he’s used to being in charge —even if that means trying to keep Charli in line. But much to Grant’s surprise, she’s intrigued—even envious—of his trainees. They’re the epitome of what she’s never been: sexy, beguiling, and totally irresistible to a man. Still, Grant doesn’t believe for a minute that the sharp-tongued Charli has it in her to be anyone’s submissive. But Charli’s already on her knees vying for the chance to prove that even the Master can be wrong sometimes.

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“Are you meeting someone?” The hostess’s voice drifted across the room, pulling Grant’s attention toward the main door.

His glass thunked onto the table as the muscles in his forearm forgot to work. He stared at the redheaded beauty murmuring to the hostess. Well, I’ll be damned.

Charli peered into the dining room, her fingers worrying what- ever she was holding in her hands. She looked lost. And unsure. And completely, jaw-hit-the-table gorgeous.

Grant rubbed the back of his neck, suddenly feeling hot all over. Damn. He’d known without a doubt that Charli would clean up well. Not many women could still look beautiful in relaxed-fit jeans and a ponytail like she did. But he hadn’t expected her to channel a Hollywood starlet or something.

The hostess leaned over and pointed to Grant’s booth. Somehow he managed to raise his hand in greeting and not smile like some goofy teenager who’s realized he’s landed a date with the prom queen. He straightened his shoulders, trying to regain his mental balance. He was supposed to be the cool and in control one here. Since when did he get like this over a pretty woman? He had beautiful subs offering themselves to him on a regular basis and it barely registered on his radar. This should be no different. She should be no different.

As Charli got closer, Grant saw what she was holding in her hands. Shoes. A pair of sexy black heels he’d picked out for her earlier today. A perfect complement, Kelsey had assured him, to the dark green strapless dress he’d chosen for Charli. His gaze went to her stocking feet, then slid up her long legs, to the hem of her short dress, and not stopping until he reached the column of her bare neck.

Not bare for long. The collar tucked into the inner pocket of his suit coat seemed to warm against his ribs at the thought. Soon.

He stood as Charli walked over to the booth. She set the shoes on the seat, put her hands on her hips, and arched a newly mani- cured brow at him. “Broken ankles or bare feet. Those are your choices.”

He smiled down at her. “Already giving me orders, freckles? That’s not how this works.”

She released a breath and then leaned in, keeping her voice low. “Look, it’s been a long day. I’ve been through what I think may be considered cruel and unusual under my constitutional rights as an American citizen. I’ve been waxed and plucked and exfoliated and . . . ironed, I think. Some woman whose name I can’t pronounce has now seen more of me than my gynecologist ever has. And this dress is . . . drafty. You gotta give me something here.”

He stared at her for a moment, a bit stunned by her rapid-fire speech, then laughed, loud and open, not caring that it drew the attention of the other guests. He raised his palms. “Fine. Point taken. Sit down. We’ll save the shoes for later.”

“Thank you.” She took his offered hand and stepped up into the raised booth, obviously forgetting she had a dress on as she climbed in. He got a delicious glimpse of the bottom curve of her ass.

He palmed her waist and moved behind her to block anyone else’s view. “Lesson one, freckles. When wearing a dress, you need to be more aware of yourself. Giving half the restaurant a Basic Instinct moment is not that big a deal here. But back in town that may be a bit embarrassing.”

“Shit.” She grabbed her hem, clamped her thighs together and hurriedly sat. “You shouldn’t have made me wear such a short dress. I feel naked.”

“You look beautiful,” he corrected, then slid into the spot across from her. “And be thankful. As my sub, I could’ve requested you to come to dinner only wearing those shoes.”

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22 comments :

  1. I want this book. I have heard great things about Roni and this series. Loved the excerpt, now for sure want to read the rest. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.
    Are their only going to be 3 books in this series? And can they be read as stand alones or in order?

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  2. Roni, I am loving the excerpt. Is Fall Into You book 4 then? I love the idea of a ranch set up as a BDSM getaway. Thanks Carin
    mawmom at gmail dot com

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  3. What an awesome excerpt. It's enough to snatch your interest but not enough to give anything away. I can't wait to find out what happens. My question is when you get a story idea, do you have to write it down immediately or do you let it stew for a little while and see if you get more?
    Rhonda D
    slinkydennis@yahoo.com

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  4. Congrats to Roni on the success of her series!!! I'm *dying* to read them :) I have to agree that that is an fabulous excerpt and only strengthened my desire to read this series! Thanks for sharing!

    efender1(at)gmail(dot)com

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  5. Love the excerpt, thank you.

    Kit3247(at)aol(dot)com

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  6. I have this book on my wishlist and can't wait to start reading it! I am really enjoying this series and hope there are more to come!

    susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

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  7. I love series books and this one sounds great!!!!

    josiehink122026(at)gmail(dot)com

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  8. I love Grant. I'm so glad he finally got his book. Thanks for the great excerpt. Congrats on the new release.

    e.balinski(at)att(dot)net

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  9. Sorry for the late post. I’m playing catch-up here so I’m just popping in to say HI and sorry I missed visiting with you on party day! Hope you all had a good time!

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

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  10. Darn! Only one winner from the whole tour. I have to check out the entire tour. I have been wanting to read this. I have read such great reviews. I haven't read 50 Shades because it just didn't appeal to me but this book sounds like something I would enjoy. Go figure!

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  11. I loved the excerpt. I can't wait to read it and thank you for sharing it with us.

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  12. I have this book on my wishlist :) ok i know authors love all their charcters but do you have that one character that is just a little special than the rest?

    L_guerrero0326 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  13. I haven't read one of these bdsm books yet - maybe this series is where I should start.
    sallans d at yahoo dot com

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  14. That was a nice excerpt.

    bn100candg(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  15. Sounds like a really good series!
    Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  16. Great excerpt. When I was a teenager, I could walk in heels without much problem (Not stilettos but high heels). Now, there is no way. My balance sucks, I have bad legs and a bad back and there is no way I could walk in them.

    I can't wait to read this book. Thanks so much for the excerpt and giveaway.
    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

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  17. Thank you for the excerpt and the prior review. I am very interested to learn about Grant's promise in his past and who he promised. lisagk(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  18. Hi Roni! Thanks for the excerpt. I have never read any bdsm books before, and this sounds about where I should start.

    kscathy AT yahoo DOT com

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