Friday, December 9, 2022

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Mine to Protect by Emily A. Myers

Title: Mine to Protect
Author: Emily A. Myers
Publication Date: December 1st 2022
Print Length: 396 pages
Genre: Mafia Contemporary Romance

From award-winning author, Emily A. Myers, comes a standalone, full-length Mafia Romance novel.

Alister Amato is rich, powerful, and feared by all who know the truth. He’s the Blood King, a mafia boss with a lust for blood and an infinite reach. Everything in me screams I should stay away. But when my Organized Crime Task Force is called to investigate the slaughter of a rival criminal syndicate, I know that isn’t an option. The way the men were killed is something I’ve only seen once before—eighteen years ago when my mother was murdered and I was orphaned. I don’t know how my mother wound up in the clutches of the mafia. But, after all this time, I will stop at nothing to discover the truth. Even if it means aligning myself with the dangerous, mysterious, and undeniably handsome, Blood King.

They call me King, but I am nothing but a prisoner. The world of darkness I belong to has stolen everything from me—my mother, my sister, my happiness, my freedom. Most of all, it has stolen my ability to love. If it weren’t for my sister, Sophia, I would walk away from the throne I never wanted and let New Orleans burn. But even that would not set me free. My name and my blood have placed a target on my back and cursed anyone who stands beside me to the same fate. Which is why when FBI agent Ariana Valentine weasels her way into my life and heart, I do everything I can not to fall for her. My love is a death sentence. And, after everything this world has taken from me, I won’t let it take her too. Even if it means I have to walk away from the only woman I’ve ever allowed myself to love.


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From Ariana’s POV:

“No, no.” I giggle as he stalks toward me with glistening chiseled abs and hair the color of midnight. “I submit. I submit,” I squeal as Alister reaches me. But that doesn’t stop him from wrapping his arms around my body and pulling me against his chest. As he holds me, I can feel the hardness of his chest, the strength of his muscles, the beat of his heart. His entire being cradles me, making me feel safe despite my vulnerable position. “I submit,” I whisper once more as his dark eyes stare into mine.

“Smart girl.” Though he’s acknowledged my defeat, he does not let me go. That is, until a rumble of thunder and snap of lightning pulls us both back to reality—the one where I’m the FBI agent who despise the monster within him and he’s the Mafia king who hides his true nature behind expensive suits and legitimate business ventures.

“We should probably go inside, unless the final act of this date is me being barbecued by a lightning bolt."
Emily A. Myers is an award-winning author of romantic suspense. Her first novel, The Truth About Unspeakable Things, was a First Place winner for the Chanticleer International Book Awards (CIBA) Clue Award (2021) for suspense/ thriller fiction. The Truth About Unspeakable Things was also a finalist for the CIBA Chatelaine Award (2021) for romance and a semi-finalist for the Somerset Award (2021) for contemporary fiction.

Emily followed up her stellar debut with a sequel, completing the Unspeakable duet, and has now branched into Mafia Romance with her latest release, Mine to Protect.

When not writing, Emily enjoys traveling, devouring the latest Netflix series, and scouring the shelves of Sephora.

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Win print copies of all 3 of Emily A. Myers' books (Unspeakable duet plus Mine to Protect) - open worldwide!

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  1. You are a new author for me-after reading the book excerpt I would like to read this book-thanks

  2. I liked the excerpt. Thanks for the giveaway!