Monday, June 25, 2018

Feature Spotlight & Giveaway ~ MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM by L.E. Rico


Mischief and Mayhem (Whiskey Sisters, #2)
by: L.E. Rico
Series: Whiskey Sisters
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 9, 2018
Publisher: Entangled Publishing ~ Bliss
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Playing with trouble...

Welcome to Mayhem, Minnesota, home of the Knitty Kitty, The Little Slice of Heaven Pie Shop, and O’Halloran’s Pub—owned by the four young women known as The Whiskey Sisters.

In the wake of her divorce, Jameson O’Halloran has gone man-vegan. And this is one diet she’s determined to stick with. Even when her long-lost ex-brother-in-law shows up looking like two scoops of double dutch dipped in chocolate… She’s not giving in. Been there and still wearing the messy T-shirt.

It’s been a decade since Scott Clarke left his family and his hometown, never to return. But when tragedy strikes, he finds himself dragged back to the land of gossip, judgment, and the one woman he absolutely, positively, without a doubt can never have. His brother’s ex is off-limits. He just needs to keep repeating that to himself until it sinks in.


The shelf is a little too high for my short self, and I’m only able to brush the dishes with my fingertips.

“Oh, here, let me help you with that…”

Before I can object, he’s standing behind me, reaching over me to get the dishes. For a brief second, his front is pressed against my back. His broad, muscled, perfectly sculpted front. I feel a wave of unwelcome warmth beginning under my collar and creeping up my neck.

“Thanks…” I murmur awkwardly, keeping my back to him for a moment longer in an attempt to quash my blush.

“Okay. I’m just going to grab a shower before my brother gets here, if you don’t mind.”

“Nope. Not at all,” I say quickly. “You go right ahead.”

Once he disappears around the corner, I silently smack my palm to my forehead.

What was that, Jameson? Why the blush? He’s just your ex-husband’s brother, that’s all. This is insane. I’ve got to stop this childish behavior. No. More. Men. Remember? No thinking about men. No looking at men. No fantasizing about men.

Especially not that man!

I’m still shaking my head and silently berating myself when I hear him behind me.

“Hey, Jameson, do you happen to know if my dad keeps an extra toothbrush around? I dropped mine in the toilet and…”

I don’t hear the end of his sentence because, when I turn to face him, I suddenly can’t hear anything. I’m too entranced by the sight of him wearing nothing but a towel around his waist.

Oh, crap, oh crap, oh crap… I am in so much trouble here. No men. No men. No men… I repeat the mantra over and over again in my head, but clearly the rest of my body isn’t getting the memo.

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L.E. Rico didn’t set out to be an author. In fact she’s made a name for herself as a classical music radio host—doing her best to make the music and the composers relevant by putting them into a modern context. It was just a few years ago that she discovered a passion for writing that blossomed into an entire novel. And then another. And another. And, while she still spends plenty of time on the radio, telling the stories of the great composers, she spends even more time composing her own great stories.

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33 comments:

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    1. You're welcome. Sorry I didn't respond earlier. I'm not getting notified of comments. Congratulations on your upcoming release. I definitely have to check this series out.

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  2. Thanks for the giveaway; I like the excerpt. :)

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  3. This sounds like an awesome romance.

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    1. I really like Nelson Demille. Also Jacqueline Michard and Sue Miller.
      Thanks for asking!

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  5. Hey everyone! Thanks for stopping by and checking out Lauren's upcoming book.

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  6. Do you prefer e-books or print books?

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    1. These days ebooks. I don’t go anywhere without my laptop and paperbacks make my backpack too heavy. Also I can read in bed without waking my husband. ��

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  7. When did you realize you wanted to be a writer?

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    1. I didn’t. It just kind of happened. I was very depressed after my mom passed and I got a breast cancer diagnosis.

      My therapist had me experimenting with different things for treatment and the writing thing brought so much relief that I just kept going!

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  8. How long does it usually take you to write a book?

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    1. My first, Reverie took about a year. The next two in that series came in six and four months respectively. Solo was about three months and the Whiskey Sisters books just poured out of me at about a month each.

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  9. Good luck on your book. It sounds wonderful.

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    1. Thanks so much for the great questions and the good wishes! I hope you enjoy the books!
      Best
      Lauren

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  10. Do you aim for a set amount of words/pages per day?

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  11. What book(s) are you currently reading?

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  12. Do you proofread/edit all your books or do you have someone do that for you?

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  13. What do you think of "trailers" for books?

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  14. Does writing energize or exhaust you?

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  15. Where is your favorite place to write?

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  16. How important is research to you when writing a book?

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  17. Have you ever experienced writer's block?

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