Friday, August 28, 2015

Review & Excerpt Tour ~ TOUGH LOVE by Lori Foster

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We are absolutely thrilled to bring you the Review & Excerpt Tour for Lori Foster's TOUGH LOVE! TOUGH LOVE is the next novel in her Ultimate Series published by Harlequin HQN. This amazing book released on August 25th! If you haven't before, make sure you grab the other books in this fantastic series today!

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Stack and Vanity were even hotter than I expected especially after I wasn’t all that over the top in like of Denver & Cherry’s story.

It started with a proposition no man could resist. One night of unattached, no strings attached sex. But neither one knew just how good they’d be together. Vanity was fooling herself, hell so was Stack for that matter, to think one night would be enough to cool their attraction.

As usual Lori Foster doesn’t disappoint. I know when I read one of her books I’m going to get a great story. This one was no different.  A hot, sexy MMA fighter and sexy, confident woman who goes after what she wants. 

Stack and Vanity’s chemistry is red hot while their story will keep you wanting more.  We get the connection between the main characters as well as the friendships they’ve found.  I love the group of men and woman affiliated with the rec center. The bond they have for each other and the way they look after each other is how you want your friends to be.

This series makes you come back for more with each new book.  I am really looking forward to the next book and more of Armie and Rissy.



Oblivious, Tabby said, “Mom, did you know Stack brought a woman with him?”

That got both of his mother’s eyes open. She even lifted to one elbow. “What? Who?” She looked around. “Where is she?”

“In the waiting room with Phil. You should see her. She’s beautiful, built and really nice, too.”

“Stack,” his mother said, getting her first good look at him. “Are you in a tux?”

“Be right back.”

“I want to meet her!”

Stack didn’t reply. For a woman who only moments before had been incapacitated with a headache, his mother still knew how to issue orders. Urgency made his stride long and hurried as he went down the hall, past friendly nurses and a few worried visitors, all the way to the waiting room.

Vanity had her nose in a magazine.

And Phil, fucking Phil, was seated too close beside her, talking nonstop, fake laughing, schmoozing, doing his utmost to get her attention.

Vanity ignored him—just as she sometimes ignored Stack.

But this time, as she felt his stare and looked up, she immediately put the magazine aside. Smiling, she came to him, walking right into his arms. “Hey.” She squeezed him with comforting concern. “How’s your mom?”

In that moment, Stack felt a lot of things. Too many things, damn it. At either side of her head he threaded his fingers into her long hair, anchoring her for his kiss.

Out of deference for the hospital atmosphere, he kept it brief. “She’s okay. How are you holding up?”

“Me?” She laughed, looking not just gorgeous, but precious, too. Her hand rubbed his biceps. “I’m not the one who was hurt.”

That earned her another kiss before he lifted her arm and feathered his fingertips over the soft skin above the bandage. “It’s been one hell of a day. You haven’t had any sleep.”

“Neither have you.” That sweet, teasing smile twitched into place. In the barest of whispers, she said, “But at least I had two orgasms, so all in all, for me, it’s been a pretty good twenty-four hours.”

Urges rushed through Stack. The urge to hold her. To laugh with her. To use her to chase away the endless frustration he worked so hard to hide. To maybe confide in her about how badly he wanted to demolish Phil—and why.

To somehow claim her…for more than a quick taste.

In that moment it all became clear to him. Vanity tried to control things. But he needed that control, and once he had it he’d sway her to his way of thinking. 

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August 20th
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TOUGH LOVE is part of the Ultimate series. Check out all the books in the Ultimate series today!

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    About TOUGH LOVE: She's playing hard to get…to win the MMA fighter of her ultimate fantasies in a sultry new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster Vanity Baker loves a good, clean match, but she's not above playing a little dirty. She's wanted Stack "The Wolf" Hannigan from day one. Seems as though the best way to corral the famously commitment-phobic fighter is to insist on keeping it casual. And her plan works—deliciously well—until Stack's past steps out of the shadows. Stack learned early to stay free of attachments. But with sexy, forthright Vanity, he's the one always left wanting more. Then his troublemaking family comes back into the picture, threatening everything Stack cares about—Vanity included. Suddenly he realizes they're much more than friends with benefits. He's ready to go to the mat for her…but will it be in time to protect the woman who's tamed him for good?
Tough Love - promo banner   Praise for TOUGH LOVE: “Foster brings her signature blend of heat and sweet to her addictive third Ultimate martial arts contemporary. Foster ably tosses out red herrings and also seamlessly lays the foundation for the next book in this series. This luscious tale will appeal to Foster’s legion of fans and attract new ones—even those who aren’t fans of professional fighting.”- Publishers Weekly  

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About Lori Foster: Since first publishing in January 1996, Lori Foster has become a USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly and New York Times bestselling author. Lori has published through a variety of houses, including Kensington, St. Martin’s, Harlequin, Silhouette, Samhain, and Berkley/Jove. She is currently published with HQN. Lori hosts a very special annual “Reader & Author” event in West Chester, Ohio. Proceeds from the event have benefited many worthy causes, including the Hamilton County YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter, the Animal Adoption Foundation, The Conductive Learning Center for children with spina bifida and cerebral palsy, and The One Way Farm, Children’s Home. Each year Lori donates all proceeds from one book to charity. You can see the benefit romance books here:


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