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Educate Him (Highland Park Chronicles #2) by Sydney Aaliyah Michelle. Contemporary Romance BDSM. Release, Excerpt & $50 G.C.Giveaway


Title: Educate Him (Highland Park Chronicles Book 2) 
Author: Sydney Aaliyah Michelle 
Genre: Contemporary Romance BDSM Romance Professor/Student Romance 
Release Date: July 31, 2017
 Cover Designer: Berto Design - 

Young, but no so innocence, maybe she can teach an old professor some new tricks. 

I've always looked out for her, but she didn't know it.
She came back into my life and made me want what I shouldn't have.
Once she learns the truth, it will show her so much, but will she forgive me.

When everyone else in my life let me down, he made sense to me.
I returned with a plan in mind, but one night with him and plans changed.
The professor can teach me because I'm ready to learn.

Davis and Julia can't deny their attraction despite the secrets of their past. Will it bring them closer together or reveal how forbidden their love is and tear them further apart?

Educate Him is an unconventional second chance romance with BDSM elements by Sydney Aaliyah Michelle. If you enjoy a sassy, confident young woman, a smooth talking sexy professor, and a connection that reminds you why you love romance, you'll love Sydney Aaliyah Michelle's latest stand-alone HEA romance.

Pick up Educate Him and learn about Davis and Julia's scorching romance today!

"What are you doing here, Jules?" 

"I wanted to see you. We haven't talking in a few days, and I just wanted to check in." I laid my hands flat against the books; they offered comfort. 

"You should have called." He stared off toward his desk. 
"Are you excepting company?" 

"No. It's been a long week; I'm tired and I have a headache." 

I stepped toward him, stood a few inches away, but he didn't drop his hands. 

"You should let me rub your temples." I reached up, and he grabbed my hand and stepped away. 


"You don't even want me to touch you?" I asked over the grapefruit size lump in my throat. 

"Jules, please just go." 

"No. Why?" I asked. "I just want to be near you. Why is that so bad?" 

"It's not bad, but I just can't." 

"Why? What is it?" 

"You wouldn't understand." 

"Then make me understand." 

His eyes flashed, and he stepped toward me. I welcomed the warmth. His demeanor softened for a split second. I saw it. I felt it, but then it was gone, and he slumped back on the bookshelves with his chin to his chest. 

"I can't," he said. 

The words crushed me yet his tone scared me. I stood in front of him. He shuddered but didn't look at me. I bent down, so I could see his eyes. 

"Why?" I asked. "What are you afraid of?" 

He lifted his head. He reached up and ran the back of his hand down my tear-soaked face. 

I shuddered. 

"I'm afraid if I tell you, if I show you what I am and what I'm truly like, then you'll stop looking at me like that." His hand dropped to his side. "I'd really miss that." 

"How do I look at you?" I asked. I knew the answer but wanted to hear how he saw it. "Like I'm a king. You have the ultimate faith in me. I don't deserve it." His head dropped again. 

"Then earn it," I said, my tone stronger than I felt on the inside. Inside, I felt like I might crumble any minutes if he didn't touch me. 

"Oh, Julia ... How?" He raised his head. 

I spotted a glimmer of hope in his eyes. 

"Keep it simple. What do you need me to do?" 

His eyes grew dark as he approached me. I backed up into the bookshelf, and he placed his hands on either side of my head. 

"Do as I say?" 

I nodded. My heart raced, and I was sure he could hear it thumping like crazy. He placed his hand over my heart, and I drew in a sharp breath. His fingers tapped against my sternum. 

"Look at me." 

I turned my head up and stared into his eyes. His hands rose and surround my throat. He didn't squeeze, but panic set in. 

"I'm not going to hurt you, Jules." He pressed a little tighter. "I need you to trust me." 


"Do you trust me?" 

I nodded. 

"Say it." 

"I trust—" Before I finished the sentence, his lips were on mine.



Sydney Aaliyah Michelle is a Contemporary Romance writer, a voracious reader, tattoo lover, and movie fanatic who hails from Texas.

After surviving 5 1/2 years living in China, she had the courage to finally pursue her passion and become a writer.

She identifies the sci-fi action flick "The Matrix" as the best representation of her life in the past. She is now blessed to be awake and doing what she loves.

She can recite the entire script from the 80's teen comedy/drama "The Breakfast Club" and loves any and everything associated with the Avengers Movie, especially Tony Stark.

When it come to books, Sydney reads different genres, but some of her favorite writers are Stephen King, Alex J. Cavanaugh, J.A Huss, M. Never & Emily Bronte. Under the Dome, The Great Gatsby & Wuthering Heights are her favorite books.


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Dracones Rogue (Dracones Series #5) by Sheri Lynn Marean. Paranormal Romance Cover Reveal

Dracones Rogue
Dracones Series; Book 5

Soroyan was meant to be King of the wolf pack. Raven was an avenging angel sent to patrol the fallen—until evil warrior witches attacked and sank them both into darkness with no room for anything or anyone but vengeance.

A promise to his dead mate and hatred kept Soroyan, an immortal wolf shifter alive. But four-hundred-years is too long. With his volatile power under tight rein, he’s done his duty to protect his pack. Only now, a purple-eyed female he tried to hate, has shattered the ice around his heart.

For twenty-years Raven has hunted the enemy—closed off and alone. Until the big bad wolf awakens her. He sets her blood on fire, except she also senses a dark void eating away at him. Afraid to feel again, Raven must decide how much she will give up to save the male who just may be her second chance at love.

Book five for readers 17+ If you enjoy dark, sexy wolf shifters, dragons, angels and other magical beings, get Dracones Rogue and fall in love with Soroyan and Raven.

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Meet the Author:

Sheri-Lynn Marean, Author of Dracones Awakening, the first book in the Dracones series, resides in western Canada with her husband, three kids, one dog, one cat, and two fish. Sheri did not grow up thinking she would one day be an author. Instead, she grew up riding and working with racehorses, drawing and selling her animal artwork, and of course reading.

Sheri fell in love with reading at age twelve when she read The Black Stallion series by Walter Farley. She has not stopped reading. With a wide variety of reading interests, Sheri's passion presently is the paranormal romance genre.

One day, after reading an unsatisfying book, she decided she would write her own book, with her own characters, doing what she wanted them to do. She began to type and the characters came to life in her head. She has never looked back.

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Go To Hail (Hail Raisers #2) by Lani Lynn Vale. MC Romance Cover Reveal & $10 G.C.Giveaway

Title: Go To Hail
Series: Hail Raisers #2
Author: Lani Lynn Vale
Genre: MC Romance
Cover Model: Andrew James
Photographer: FuriousFotog
Release: October 27, 2017
Everybody has problems. But Travis? Yeah, he has so many problems that he finds it hard to breathe sometimes.
He spends five years catering to his ex-wife’s every want and need—all to make it possible to continue to see his child.
He isn’t supposed to fall in love with a woman, but he does.
He isn’t supposed to find someone that is willing to put up with his ex-wife’s crazy antics, but he has.
He isn’t supposed to be happy, but he is.
And all it takes is his ex-wife finding out about his new-found peace for things to change.

Hannah saw him and knew he was the one.

All it took was one look into that haunted man’s eyes, and she was lost, never to be found again.
She thinks she has it all. His love, a new baby made with that love, and a house to raise their blended family.
She’s wrong, and Travis’ ex-wife is out to prove it.
Travis doesn’t deserve Hannah. All he’s done is hurt her.
She’s done everything in her power to keep everyone happy, but the more she tries, the harder his ex-wife pushes. Until one day, there’s nothing left to push.
Hannah leaves, and Allegra wins.
But Travis isn’t willing to let her have her way any longer.
He fights back, and only gets a bullet to the chest to show for it.

I’m a married mother of three. My kids are all under 5, so I can assure you that they are a handful. I’ve been with my paramedic husband now for ten years, and we’ve produced three offspring that are nothing like us. I live in the greatest state in the world, Texas.