More Winner Announcements and this Week’s Schedule



We have more winners to be announced from our Down Under Author Showcase:

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Authors                                             Winners

Penny Brandon                                Julie Small
Pelaam                                             H.B.
Renae Kaye                                      Michael Thompson
N. R. Walker                                    Lesi Koho
L.J. Harris                                        Serena
Michelle Rae                                    Ashley
Isabelle Rowan                               Jen F
Lily Velden                                     Alaina
Maggie Mitchell                             Sula Holland
Ellen Cross                                     Paul Wright
RJ Jones                                          Sula Holland
Nic Starr                                         Roger Grace
Bette Browne                                 Michael Thompson
Cecil Wilde                                     Gigi
Wayward Ink Publications          ardent ereader,Amanda Raifsnider, Dawn Mayhew

 This Week’s Schedule at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Sunday, February 8:

  •  Cover Reveal for Con Riley’s True Brit!
  • More Winner Announcements and This Week’s Schedule

Monday, February 9:

  • Love is a Mess Anthology Book Tour
  • Lights Camera Cupid – Bluewater Bay Anthology Book tour and contest
  • A Stella Review: Drive Your Truck by Julia Talbot
  • A Sammy Review: Take the Long Way Home by J. A. Rock
  • P.D. Singer’s A New Man Book Tour and Contest

Tuesday, February 10:

  • AM Arthur’s The Truth As He Knows It Book Tour and Contest
  • A Stella Review: Neon White 3 by Wulf Francu Godgluck
  • A PaulB Review: The Vampire’s Geek (Wolves of Stone Ridge #26) by Charlie Richards
  • A MelanieM Review: Chance to be King by Sue Brown

Wednesday, February 11:

  • Cover reveal ‘Everything Changes’ from Melanie Hansen
  • Pat Henshaw ‘What’s In A Name’ Book Tour and Contest
  • A PaulB Review: Spearmint Warning by John Amory
  • A Stella Review: The Biker’s Pup by Sean Michael
  • AF Henley’s Road Trip – Blog Tour & Giveaway

Thursday, February 12:

  • Rare by Garrett Leight Audiobook Tour and contest
  • Series Banner Reveal:Storming Love: Blizzard from MLR Press
  • A MelanieM Review: The Truth As He Sees It by A.M. Arthur
  • A Sammy Review: The Way Things Are by A.J. Thomas
  • A Stella Review: Wrong Number, Right Guy by Mia Watts

Friday, February 13:

  • Journey to England for Trowchester Blues by Alex Beecroft (tour and contest)
  • A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Take Heart by Willa Okati
  • A MelanieM Review: Shadows and Ashes PF2014 Finale Novel
  • A Mika Review: The Lion and the Crow by Eli Easton
  • A Stella Review: A Fighting Man by Sandrine Gasq-Dion

Saturday, February 14, Happy Valentine’s Day:

A MelanieM Review: Conscious Decisions of the Heart by John Wiltshire

Its Cover Reveal Time for Con Riley’s True Brit (contest)


What Will The Cover Be?

Book Name: True Brit by Con Riley


Con Riley Bio:

Con Riley lives on the wild and rugged Devonshire coast, with her head in the clouds, and her feet in the Atlantic Ocean.
Injury curtailed her enjoyment of outdoor pursuits, so writing fiction now fills her free time. Love, loss, and redemption shape her romance stories, and her characters are flawed in ways that makes them live and breathe.
When not people watching, or wrangling her own boy band of teen sons, she spends time staring at the sea from her kitchen window. If you see her, don’t disturb her—she’s probably thinking up new plots.

Where to find the author:
Facebook Page

Publisher: Figment Ink Ltd
True Brit by Author Con Riley
Cover Artist: Natasha Snow


Sales Links: All Romance (ARe)  Amazon   Smashwords

About True Brit:

Winning the United Kingdom’s favorite singing contest is a challenge for half-Afghani Pasha Trueman. He doesn’t have the best voice, but success would be life-changing. His strategy is simple—he’ll make the British public love him.

Ex-soldier Ed Britten has a different agenda. Winning means he’ll keep a promise made after a deadly Afghan ambush. His voice is his weapon, but he leaves his heart unguarded.

Ed and Pasha’s discovery that the contest isn’t a fair fight calls for creative tactics. Staging a fake love story could bring victory, only there’s more at stake than the prestigious first prize. If winning means surrendering each other, they could both end up losing.

Categories: Bisexual, Contemporary, Gay Fiction, M/M Romance, Romance



Ed and Pahsa discover that winning the Brit Pop! contest will take more than singing their hearts out. In this excerpt, Ed discusses a new plan of attack with Pasha:

Ed put down his mug and stepped much closer. The toes of his boots touched the tips of Pasha’s scruffy knock-off Converse trainers. “Is that really what you think we need to do all of the time from now on? Be affectionate whenever there might be a camera or people around? Verbally, I mean. And act like we’re….”

“In love?”

Did Pasha usually sound so breathless? Ed tilted his head to one side and tracked the quick flick of Pasha’s tongue wetting his lower lip.

“That’s…” Pasha hesitated, “that’s exactly what I think we should do. And I don’t think verbal affection on its own will cut it either. We should… we should probably touch. A lot. But naturally, you know? As if we have a hard time keeping our hands off each other.”

“Like this?” Ed reached for the half-full mug Pasha clutched to his chest and made sure both his hands covered Pasha’s for an extended moment as he slowly took it from him.


“And like this?” Ed pushed the strands of hair covering Pasha’s eyes to one side. “Hi.”

This time Pasha slowly smiled instead of answering.

“And what about if we hold hands?” Ed awkwardly threaded his fingers through Pasha’s. “Is that too much, do you think?”

Pasha shook his head. “No.” He cleared his throat. “No, that’s exactly what I meant by natural.” He tugged his fingers away and wiped his palms on his trousers as if they were sweaty. “You’re taking to this much faster than I thought you would.”

There wasn’t much Ed wouldn’t do to get to the finals.

Pages or Words: 62,000 words

TBBadgeTour Dates: February 8, 2015

Tour Stops: 

Parker Williams, SA McAuley, Love Bytes, Scattered Thoughts & Rogue Words, Bayou Book Junkie, Inked Rainbow Reads, Christy Loves 2 Read, BFD Book Blog, Amanda C. Stone, The Hat Party, Molly Lolly, Charley Descoteaux, Rainbow Gold Reviews, Fallen Angel Reviews, Wicked Faerie’s Tales and Reviews, The Hat Party, Because Two Men Are Better Than One, Wicked Wolves and Dreaming Dragons, Multitasking Mommas, My Fiction Nook, MM Good Book Reviews, Smoocher’s Voice, Velvet Panic, Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents, The Hat Party, Nephylim, Elisa – My Reviews and Ramblings, Andrew Q. Gordon, Cate Ashwood, Dawn’s Reading Nook

Contest: Enter to win a Rafflecopter Prize: Choice of book from Con’s backlist, plus a copy of True Brit. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter.

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