OUT OF LINE Series Blog Tour and Giveaway!!

OUT OF LINE Series Blog Tour & Giveaway


I am thrilled to be one of the stops on Jen McLaughlin’s OUT OF LINE Series Blog Tour!!! I’m a huge fan of this series and it’s an honor to help Jen promote her fabulous stories! 

Yesterday, Jen’s OUT OF LINE Series Box Set was released and during release week only, you can get a signed ebook edition of the OUT OF LINE Box Set for only $2.99!! 


Buy Links 
Amazon:  http://amzn.to/1rlAx18

Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/WcNsbf

Read on to learn more about the OUT OF LINE Series, with a special excerpt from book three, OUT OF MIND! 


All three OUT OF LINE books in one volume.

PLUS two bonus scenes AND the original ending to OUT OF TIME!



I always follow orders. My job, my life, depends on it. I thought this job would be easy, all the rules were made crystal clear, but when I met Carrie Wallington, everything got muddy. She’s a rule I know I shouldn’t break, but damn if I don’t inch closer to the breaking point each time I see her. I’m ready to step out of line. And even worse? I’m living a lie. They say the truth will set you free, but in my case…

The truth will cost me everything.



Being Carrie’s bodyguard was one thing. Being her boyfriend is another. Every day she’s mine is a day the sun shines in my life. Yet our time together is running out. Her father will never think a tattooed Marine will be good enough, so I’ll do whatever it takes to be worthy of her love. But the road will take me away from the girl who makes me feel alive–the girl I can’t live without.

Time only gets us so far…



All I wanted was to be worthy of Carrie. One mission, just one, and I’d be able to give her the future she deserved. Then everything went wrong, leaving me tainted and broken. Carrie wants me to be who I was, but all that’s left is what they made of me. I’m no good for her. No good for anyone like this. I have to figure out how to move forward. Alone.

Sometimes love isn’t enough…


Buy Links for individual books:

OUT OF LINE (Book #1)

Amazon – http://amzn.to/17HLrFu

B&N – http://bit.ly/17hfkvi


OUT OF TIME (Book #2)

Amazon – http://amzn.to/1daxXYL

B&N –   http://bit.ly/1g7hPas


OUT OF MIND (Book #3)

Amazon – http://amzn.to/1pUPjhY

B&N –  http://bit.ly/1mSkmpP




Don’t let me die…Please don’t let me die…

Explosions boomed in my ears, shooting me upright into a sitting position in bed, gasping for air and crying out into the empty bedroom. Gunshots still echoed in my head, along with the gurgling of Dotter’s blood as it poured out of his body until there was nothing left. I looked down at my hands, half expecting to find them bloody. They weren’t.

But metaphorically? That was a whole other fucking story.

Trembling, I rose to my feet, my broken arm casted and hanging uselessly in a sling. My body was coated in a light sheen of sweat, and even my sheets were dampened and dark. Blinking at the sunlight that crept through the closed curtains, I tried to remind myself where I was. I wasn’t fighting for my life. Wasn’t watching people die. I was safe.

As safe as I was going to be, anyway.

Pushing the curtains back, I squinted outside. After spending a couple of weeks in a hospital in Germany, followed by another couple of weeks in a hospital in D.C., it was nice to be in a home. But instead of the sandy beaches and hot weather of California, I saw a foot of snow reflecting the sun, blinding me. And we were supposed to get even more tomorrow night. Fucking ridiculous. I studied the position of the sun in the winter sky. Damn, what time was it now? Last thing I remembered, I took a few pills and zonked out. It had been…morning? Maybe? Now, judging from the sunlight streaming through clouds, it was mid-afternoon.

I’d missed a whole day.

Sure. I could act shocked about this, but that happened more often than not lately. I slept away the day, high on painkillers and drunk from whiskey. When I woke up, I swore I wouldn’t touch another drink. I’d last an hour or two.

Then I’d do it all over again.

I ran my hand over my shaved head, wincing at how rough it felt. I’d been back in the good old USA for a couple of days now. I still felt like I was trapped in the fucking desert. Instead, I was in the winter wonderland from hell. Carrie’s parents’ house.

A knock sounded on the door, and I dropped the curtain. I glanced down at myself. I had on a muscle tank and a pair of black basketball shorts. Decent enough, I supposed. “Come in.”

The door cracked, and the red hair I’d recognize anywhere appeared before the face I needed so damn much did. “You’re up?”

“Yeah.” I tugged on my tank and crossed the room. “You can come in.”

Carrie entered, shutting the door behind her. She hesitated, looking torn. Her blue eyes were sober and crystal clear, while I was a fucking drunken wreck. I’d been snapping at her lately. Pushing her away. I hated myself for it, yet I couldn’t seem to fucking stop.

“Did you sleep good? I thought I heard you cry out.”

I fingered the puckered wound on my head. It was still sensitive to the touch and ugly as fuck. Not as ugly as the rest of my scars. Inside and out. “I had another nightmare. Same old thing.”

She approached me slowly. “Anything I can do to help?”

“Yeah.” I met her eyes. “You can come hug me.”

She gave me a smile. “Anytime.”

Within seconds, she was in my arms. Well, my arm. I glowered down at my broken arm, knowing it was as marked up as my head. You just couldn’t see it right now. I closed my arm around her, burying my face in her neck. “Fuck. I missed you.”

She tilted her face up to mine. “I missed you, too.”


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Jen McLaughlin  About Jen

Jen McLaughlin is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of sexy New Adult books. Under her pen name Diane Alberts, she is a multi-published, bestselling author of Contemporary Romance with Entangled Publishing. Her first release as Jen McLaughlin, Out of Line, released September 6 2013, and hit the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal lists. She was mentioned in Forbes alongside E. L. James as one of the breakout independent authors to dominate the bestselling lists. She is represented by Louise Fury at The Bent Agency.

Though she lives in the mountains, she really wishes she was surrounded by a hot, sunny beach with crystal-clear water. Though she lives in the mountains, she really wishes she was surrounded by a hot, sunny beach with crystal-clear water. She lives in Northeast Pennsylvania with her four kids, a husband, a schnauzer mutt, and a cat. Her goal is to write so many well-crafted romance books that even a non-romance reader will know her name.


Website: http://dianealberts.com/

Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/DianeAlberts6

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DianeAlberts

Goodreads:  http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6921962.Jen_McLaughlin


Jen’s OUT OF LINE Series Blog Tour continues on these other great blogs:

Wednesday, July 16th I Dare You To Read http://idareyou2read.blogspot.com/
Wednesday, July 16th In Between The Pages http://pagesbetween.blogspot.com
Thursday, July 17th LuLo Fangirl http://www.lulofangirl.com
Thursday, July 17th Short and Sassy Book Blurbs http://shortandsassybookblurbs.blogspot.com/
Thursday, July 17th kimberlyfaye reads http://kimberlyfayereads.comb
Friday, July 18th Books, books, and more books http://deerereadergirl.wordpress.com
Friday, July 18th Crawling Over The Pages http://couchpotatoism.blogspot.com/
Friday, July 18th Short and Sassy Book Blurbs http://shortandsassybookblurbs.blogspot.com/
Friday, July 18th SnoopyDoo’s Book Reviews http://myreads.booklikes.com/
Saturday, July 19th Kats Read katsread.blogspot.com
Saturday, July 19th Adventures in Writing http://thhernandez.com
Saturday, July 19th Avid Reader Musings http://www.avidreadermusings.com
Saturday, July 19th guilty indulgence review site http://guiltyindulgencebookclub.blogspot.com
Sunday, July 20th Romance Obsessed Book Blog http://romanceobsessedbookblog.blogspot.com
Sunday, July 20th RhiReading http://www.rhireading.com
Sunday, July 20th Breathless Ink http://www.breathlessink.com
Sunday, July 20th The Wonderings of One Person http://thewonderingsofoneperson.wordpress.com
Monday, July 21st I Read Indie http://twimom101bookblog.blogspot.com/
Monday, July 21st Tissues and Tomes Book Blog www.tissueandtomes.com
Monday, July 21st Broadway Girl Book Reviews http://broadwaygirlbookreviews.blogspot.com
Tuesday, July 22nd Romance Bytes https://www.facebook.com/romancebytes
Tuesday, July 22nd Living in a Bookworld http://livinginabookworld.blogspot.gr
Tuesday, July 22nd Born To Read http://borntoread-bookblog.blogspot.com/
Tuesday, July 22nd What I’m Reading http://sillymelody.blogspot.com
Wednesday, July 23rd RhiReading http://www.rhireading.com
Wednesday, July 23rd WOrkS of FiCTioN<3 bkwrm29.wordpress.com
Thursday, July 24th My Favorite Things http://heffroberts.blogspot.com
Thursday, July 24th Heather Young-Nichols heatheryoungnichols.com
Thursday, July 24th Reading Is My Superpower http://readingsuperpower.blogspot.com/
Thursday, July 24th Sexy Bibliophiles http://sexybibliophiles.blogspot.com
Friday, July 25th Sexy Book Reviews By Shelly & April http://sexybookreviewsbyshelly.blogspot.com
Friday, July 25th grownupfangirl http://www.grownupfangirl.com
Friday, July 25th The Unofficial Addiction Book Fan Club http://theunofficialaddictionbookfanclub.blogspot.com
Friday, July 25th Read-Love-Blog www.Read-Love-Blog.com


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By Cora Carmack



I am so excited to get to share the cover for Cora Carmack’s ALL BROKE DOWN today! A New Adult Contemporary Romance, and published by William Morrow-an imprint of HarperCollins, this is the second book in her Rusk University Series, and it is set to be released on October 28, 2014! But you can pre-order it NOW! Check out what it’s about and then fall in love with this gorgeous cover!





In this second book in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack’s New Adult, Texas-set Rusk University series, which began with All Lined Up, a young woman discovers that you can’t only fight for what you believe in . . . sometimes you have to fight for what you love

Dylan fights for lost causes. Probably because she used to be one.

Environmental issues, civil rights, corrupt corporations, and politicians—you name it, she’s probably been involved in a protest. When her latest cause lands her in jail overnight, she meets Silas Moore. He’s in for a different kind of fighting. And though he’s arrogant and infuriating, she can’t help being fascinated with him. Yet another lost cause.

Football and trouble are the only things that have ever come naturally to Silas. And it’s trouble that lands him in a cell next to do-gooder Dylan. He’s met girls like her before—fixers, he calls them, desperate to heal the damage and make him into their ideal boyfriend. But he doesn’t think he’s broken, and he definitely doesn’t need a girlfriend trying to change him. Until, that is, his anger issues and rash decisions threaten the only thing he really cares about, his spot on the Rusk University football team. Dylan might just be the perfect girl to help.

Because Silas Moore needs some fixing after all.

Pre-Order Your Copy Today!

Amazon ** Barnes and Noble ** iTunes



And don’t miss out on the first novel in the Rusk University series, ALL LINED UP!




Cora Carmack  About Cora Carmack:

 Cora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She’s done a multitude of things in her life– boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. Her first book, LOSING IT, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.


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Goodreads ** ALL BROKE DOWN Goodreads


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