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HEELS OF FORTUNE: PJ Santini Series: Book Two by Lynne Russell

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HEELS OF FORTUNE: PJ Santini Series: Book Two by Lynne Russell Books
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Genre – Romantic Crime Humorous Adventure
Page Count – 189 pages
Cover Designer: Rebecca Sather
Publishing Company: NightTrain Books
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/b…/show/43124207-heels-of-fortune…

In this sequel to Hell On Heels: When is $6 Million not a gift? When it’s a curse.

Ask PJ Santini, private eye and TV news reporter. PJ thought she’d seen it all, but when her husband died in bed on their honeymoon, he left behind more unfinished business than the obvious! She has no way of knowing, as she draws closer to her nurturing but nutso Sicilian family, that she’s placing them in deadly jeopardy. Someone is prepared to kill for a treasure PJ holds in the palm of her hand… if only she knew what it was! Fortunately, she’s armed with decent common sense, a spectacular set of 38 DD’s, a retired cop for a father, a “connected” cousin, and a protective, smoldering PI boss. But will these be enough? Which one should she use first? As she learns the shocking truth about her late husband, she realizes she is the holder of a secret that could bring grave danger: danger of death by fettuccini Alfredo, danger of trusting the wrong man, danger of an actual terrifying end to her life. In case you’re picking up the Series with Book Two, you’ll want to know PJ Santini is a 30-something Buffalo, NY private eye/TV reporter with issues. She finally got married, and her husband died on her, literally, on the second day of her honeymoon. Short on money, she took her old TV news job back. She’s developed a weakness for dangerous men and 4” heels. Her Sicilian family – Ma, Pop, her lovable ADHD brother Tony, a cable guy who moves back home every time he breaks up with a girlfriend, and her grandmother, tiny but terrifying Nonna Giovanna – loves her to death. PJ’s old boyfriend, adorable and charismatic Johnny Renza, still knows how to hotwire her with food… in fact her butt is about to get its own zip code. Her hot, mysterious, resourceful, protective PI boss, Tango Daly is always first in her heart, but a heart – and certain other body parts – can get so confused…

~ AMAZON ~ BARNES ANDS NOBLE ~ KOBO ~ SCRIBD ~

Lynne Russell anchored CNN and CNN Headline News from 1983 to 2001, the first woman to solo anchor a network nightly newscast. Her long-standing dedication to the people’s right to know was recognized in The New York Times, which called her a “just-the-facts stalwart of CNN Headline News”. The Times also called her a news anchor with the personality of a professional wrestler, which she took as a compliment. In the Washington Journalism Review, she won a spot as “Best in the Business”. A licensed private investigator, former deputy sheriff, certified SCUBA diver, and holder of two black belts in the martial art Choi Kwang Do, Lynne now writes romantic crime novels. She and her husband split their time between Washington, D.C. and Italy.

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Hell On Heels (PJ Santini Series Book 1) by Lynne Russell – Review by Debi Kircher

Hell On Heels (PJ Santini Series Book 1)Hell On Heels by Lynne Russell
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Hell On Heels (PJ Santini Series Book 1) by Lynne Russell

5 +++ Stars

Oh my goodness I loved this book! I am a sucker for solving a mystery and a leading lady that makes me want to jump into the book and be her friend, a friend that makes me laugh just about every time she opens her mouth LOL

There isn’t one thing I didn’t love about this story, I loved the fast paced suspense that kept me guessing and I sincerely appreciated the “no added fluff”, every word was needed in this story and the flow was perfect. I loved the slight hint of romance throughout and the crazy friends and the family bonds throughout.

This was the perfect book, my favorite genre for sure and as much as I’d love to compare this to another series out there which I love as well, this one stands by itself and I absolutely can not wait for more and know that PJ Santini will be on my favorite character list and I hope there are many more books to come in this series.

I’m kind of star struck as I remember well watching this author on my TV years ago and her experience on CNN made this story that much more believable and fun.

I already can not wait to read this again 🙂

Review by @debikircher

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Hell On Heels (PJ Santini Series Book One) by Lynne Russell

 

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Hell On Heels (PJ Santini Series Book One) by Lynne Russell Books
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#Romance #Crime #Detective #Mystery #Humor #Drama
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Genre – Romantic Crime Humorous Adventure
Cover Designer – NoirCatDesigns
Publishing Company – NightTrain Books
Page Count – 204 pages
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PJ Santini is a Buffalo, NY private eye with issues. Her husband died on her, literally. She’s developed a weakness for dangerous men and 4”heels. Her Sicilian family loves her to death and her old boyfriend hotwires her with food…her butt is about to get its own zip code. Short on money, she can have her old TV news job back IF she can locate their missing investigative reporter, Gerald Sigmund. Unfortunately, she just threw up on the first bloody piece of decent evidence. She knows she has inherited Siggy’s secret life of strip joints, extortion…and his enemies. She admits her chances for survival rest with her hot, mysterious, protective PI boss, Tango Daly. Can she beat the odds?

~ AMAZON ~ BARNES AND NOBLE ~ KOBO ~ SCRIBD ~ 24 SYMBOLS ~ PLAYSTER ~ OVERDRIVE ~

Lynne Russell anchored CNN and CNN Headline News from 1983 to 2001, the first woman to solo anchor a network nightly newscast. Her long-standing dedication to the people’s right to know was recognized in The New York Times, which called her a “just-the-facts stalwart of CNN Headline News”. The Times also called her a news anchor with the personality of a professional wrestler, which she took as a compliment. In the Washington Journalism Review, she won a spot as “Best in the Business”. A licensed private investigator, former deputy sheriff, certified SCUBA diver, and holder of two black belts in the martial art Choi Kwang Do, Lynne now writes romantic crime novels. She and her husband split their time between Washington, D.C. and Italy.

Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.
With workout buddy Bob, practicing CHOI KWANG DO. Lynne has 2 black belts.
PJ Santini also practices a martial art, but could use more, well, practice.
(Photo credit: Tom England)

Lynne loves meeting readers! Here at a book signing in 2000.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH LYNNE RUSSELL

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Miss Apple Pants: Lost in Love (The Miss Apple Pants Series Book 2) by Charlotte Roth

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Miss Apple Pants: Lost in Love (The Miss Apple Pants Series Book 2) by Charlotte Roth – author
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Genre – New Adult/romance/humor
Page Count – 220 pages
Cover Designer – Amy Queau https://www.qcoverdesign.com/
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Love will always find its way… or will it?

Ella a.k.a Miss Apple Pants is back in another charming story. But instead of losing everything she owns to a U-Haul truck, she’s about to lose her heart.

A lot has happened since we left Ella lost in Seattle. She’s become a mature woman and loves being a ‘timeshare mother’ with her hippie parents. Life is good. Hans is part of the past, that is until Alfred suddenly utters the word “dad” … And when Frank announces they are going to Europe for the summer, Ella finds herself split in two. Should she go find him? And is she still in love with him. Or is she, in fact, in love with someone else?

A warm-hearted and humorous romance/family drama, Lost in Love, is a celebration of family, friendship, and finding love when and where you least expect it.

“If you love a fast-paced story, with snappy dialogue and lots of humor, heart and girly feelings, this is the book for you.”

~ AMAZON ~

Charlotte is a mom, a wife, and an author—in that order. She’s originally from Denmark but moved to Seattle in 2005 with her husband, baby Alfred, and lots of hopes and dreams. The family has since added the twincesses, Emma and Olivia.

When she’s not ‘mom’ (read= doing laundry, making lunches, and solving kids’ world crisis), she spends every second of her free time writing what readers call compelling, fun, and loving stories. Her fiction is often inspired by real life and at times highly personal. Her novels are filled with endearingly flawed (mostly female) characters and emotional complexity. You are what you write. You write what you are.

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Dancing Queen by Charlotte Roth

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Dancing Queen by Charlotte Roth
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Genre: Chick-lit, humor
Page Count – 276 pages
Cover artist: Amy Queau
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Every body can be a dancer’s body!
All her life, Fiona has dreamed of becoming a dancer but she was always told that dancing was not for “fat girls” like her. Now, at age thirty-five, Fiona is again confronted with her weight issues when the HR department kindly encourages her and a co-worker, Stu, to attend a support group for people with “health” issues. When quilting is suggested as a hobby to help with their total opposite eating disorders (Fiona loves everything calorie, Stu tries to avoid any), Stu insanely suggests they enter a local version of Dancing With the Stars instead…

What follows is a fantastic journey with a lot of ups and downs, sore feet, self-doubt, sweat and tears mixed in with ghosts from the past.

Dancing Queen is a warmhearted and humorous story about self-doubt, dancing, friendship, and the courage to follow your dreams no matter what size you are.

“If you love fast-paced, feel-good books, with snappy dialogue, lots of humor and heart, this is the book for you.”

~ AMAZON

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Charlotte is a mom, a wife, and an author—in that order. She’s originally from Denmark but moved to Seattle in 2005 with her husband, baby Alfred, and lots of hopes and dreams. The family has since added the twincesses, Emma and Olivia.

When she’s not ‘mom’ (read= doing laundry, making lunches, and solving kids’ world crisis), she spends every second of her free time writing what readers call compelling, fun, and loving stories. Her fiction is often inspired by real life and at times highly personal. Her novels are filled with endearingly flawed (mostly female) characters and emotional complexity. You are what you write. You write what you are.

Interview with Charlotte Roth

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Desperately Seeking Sixty-Nine: A Spicy Romantic Comedy About the Afterlife by JD Frettier

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Desperately Seeking Sixty-Nine: A Spicy Romantic Comedy About the Afterlife by JD Frettier
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The year is 1969. Though there is war and unrest in the world, on August 15th, on a farm in upstate New York, a little concert will go down in history as the most famous music festival of our time: Woodstock.

It also happens to be the day Bonnie McMillan and Peter Hampton meet and begin their free-spirited love-filled journey with each other. What happens at Woodstock stays at Woodstock, right? Nope!

Fast forward forty-seven years. Bonnie unexpectedly passes after a night of hot sex and is whisked up to Purgatory, ‘The Green Room’ as they call it. Bonnie’s best friend meets her at the pearly green gates and the fun begins, from body sculpting to channeling.

Follow Bonnie on her erotically incorrect quest to re-connect with the love of her life. Or at the very least, make sure the sex toys are hidden before the kids start sorting through her things!

This book contains adult language and situations and is meant for readers over the age of 18

Stepping It Up by Bea Stevens

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Stepping It Up (The Liberty Lawrence Series Book 2) by Bea Stevens
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Libby’s new job as a reporter for the Daily Chronicle is proving quite challenging for the following reasons:

Number 1: Her mentor, Dave Chandler, likes to run everywhere which means she has to do the same. Her Karen Millens are already ruined and her new Kurt Geigers are heading the same way. Everyone else gets to take taxis or the Tube. Surely that counts as discrimination or something?

Number 2: None of the girls in the news room seem to like her—even though they’ve never even met her! It’s just plain rude—and very hurtful!

And Number 3: Dave Chandler is a bit odd—and that’s without the running thing. He’s very proud of all his trophies and awards but won’t help Libby get any. He won’t divulge who his contacts are—although some of them sound a bit iffy—and he keeps sneaking off without her despite the fact she’s supposed to be shadowing him.

Cassie Beaumont, her bestie and flatmate, is doing really well in her new job, which only makes Libby feel worse about her own. Cassie and Rob are also really close, which is how Libby wants to be with James Harper—she fancies the pants off him— but he seems very distracted.

She realises it’s time for sorting out her life and stepping it up—in more ways than one!

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