Excerpt from TART and a Contest To Win Laid Bare!

Delicious: TART by LAUREN DANE
Copyright 2012, Lauren Dane
All Rights Reserved, The Berkley Publishing Group

For now though she had to finish getting ready for dinner. Jules wanted to head over to Tart a little early to check Mary’s progress. She’d been forbidden from helping, but not from coming in to her own shop.

Mary insisted on people staying out of her kitchen when she did dinners unless she’d chosen them for helper status.

She wasn’t a helper this time, but if Mary needed the extra hands, she’d pitch in.

But first her nails needed to dry and she planned to think over which pretty underpants she was going to wear. As she had a man and all.

Grinning, she managed to get the drawer open to look, all without messing up her nails.

It was good, this thing with Gideon. The sex had been . . . well, stunningly good. But more than that, he made her laugh. He was the kind of man who cared about important things, who took care of those who needed it.

They shared history. Which was . . . well, she knew plenty of people she’d gone to school with and had been lifelong residents of Bainbridge along with her. But this was unique. Even back then he’d been exotic. He’d come for a month or a week or two and was gone.

That shared history meant something to her. And to him too, she believed. They shared a comfort level she rarely had with others.

Gillian would want details, Jules knew. Jules had tried to talk with her last night, but Miles had been home and they had a movie marathon going. She’d stayed for something suitably horrifying and had slept with her damned lights on, which was often part and parcel of family movie night with Gillian and her men.

She had some juicy post-date gossip and it was about time. She hummed as she got dressed. Things were really looking up.

Now for the contest part! Up for grabs are 2 digital copies of LAID BARE (available in Kindle, Nook or Kobo to all places where these books are available). I’ll choose the winners from the comments to this post tomorrow, October 19th at 10 am pacific time. Winners are responsible for checking back here to see if they’ve won.

What book(s) are you most looking forward to between now and the end of the year?

33 comments to “Excerpt from TART and a Contest To Win Laid Bare!”

  1. Michelle K
    October 18th, 2012 at 7:50 am · Link

    Im totally looking forward to Shifter’s Wolf by Patricia Briggs in December!

  2. Viki S.
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:18 am · Link

    I can’t wait for Larissa Ione’s ROGUE WARRIOR.

  3. Louise
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:41 am · Link

    Steel’s Edge by Ilona Andrews

  4. maybeimamazed02
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:45 am · Link

    Tart, of course!

    Also Jen Lancaster’s latest, Here I Go Again.

  5. SheriV
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:46 am · Link

    I’m looking forward to Tart. But also Kresley Cole’s Shadow Claim. I’m really excited for that.

  6. chelsea vohland
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:48 am · Link

    I am super excited for jaci burton’s new wild riders book!

  7. Melanie
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:51 am · Link

    Besides the fact that I can’t wait for Tart, I’m also looking forward to the new Masters of Menage book from Shayla Black, also Book & in Bella Andre’s The Sullivan’s series

  8. Shannon Vasquez
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:52 am · Link

    “Unconditional” because I’m a huge Cascadia Wolves fan, and Laurann Dohner’s “Shadow”.

  9. Melissa Lamb
    October 18th, 2012 at 9:57 am · Link

    I am looking forward to Shayla Black’s new Masters of Menage book and Lora Leigh’s Nauti Temptres, Entwined with You by Sylvia Day and Tart too. 😛

  10. Timitra
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:02 am · Link

    I’m looking forward to Tart, Iced by Karen Marie Mioning and Leopard’s Prey by Christine Feehan!

  11. Heather
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:08 am · Link

    Oh my the list is long. On the top of the list is Tart, the Rogue Rider by Larissa Ione, Enslaved by Elisabeth Naughton, Rocky Mountain Angel by Vivian Arend.

  12. joy
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:16 am · Link

    I am looking forward to Dirty Red, Consumed and Double Time.

  13. Elizabeth Dougan
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:19 am · Link

    I’m looking forward to Dana Marie Bell’s – All for you (The Nephilim Book) and also Larissa Ione – Rogue Rider .

  14. Barbara Lalik
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:24 am · Link

    Tart, of course. Also Shades of Gray by Maya Banks and Gates of Rapture by Caris Roane. 🙂

  15. leann
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:56 am · Link

    Good Afternoon Ms. Lauren, I’m looking forward to “blood Vow’ by Karin Tabke. Happy Halloween 😈
    Leann leamei1981@yahoo.com

  16. Cheryl McInnis
    October 18th, 2012 at 10:58 am · Link

    Steel’s Edge for sure…love Ilona Andrews 🙂

  17. Sue G.
    October 18th, 2012 at 11:22 am · Link

    Ooh…so many….Donna Kauffman’s Babycakes; Nora Robert’s The Perfect Hope; Sylvia Day’s Entwined With You… 😉

  18. Robin
    October 18th, 2012 at 11:30 am · Link

    It won’t come up ,having trouble seeing . S

  19. Moran
    October 18th, 2012 at 11:49 am · Link

    I have a long list of books I can’t wait to read between now and the end of the year and some of them are:
    Tart, Gone Country by Lorelei James, All He Ever Desired by Shannon Stacey , Rescue My Heart and Under the Mistletoe by Jill Shalvis.

  20. Tiffany
    October 18th, 2012 at 12:43 pm · Link

    Tart and Barefoot in the Rain by Roxanne St Clair

  21. Jenn H
    October 18th, 2012 at 12:56 pm · Link

    Wow – so many great titles already mentioned!
    Aside from Tart, I’m looking forward to…
    Shannon Stacey’s All He Ever Desired,
    Jill Shalvis’ Rescue My Heart
    Maya Banks’ Shades of Gray (okay, that’s Jan 1 but still…)

    Thanks for the entry!

  22. Casey
    October 18th, 2012 at 2:23 pm · Link

    Obviously Tart! And Steel’s Edge by Ilona Andrews.

  23. Lisa
    October 18th, 2012 at 3:39 pm · Link

    Tart! 😛
    Steel’s Edge by Ilona Andrews
    Magic for a Price by Devon Monk
    Touch of the Demon by Diana Rowland

  24. Diane
    October 18th, 2012 at 4:03 pm · Link

    4th Grave Beneath my Feet by Darynda Jones.

  25. Jordan H
    October 18th, 2012 at 4:46 pm · Link

    I’m looking forward to Tart.

  26. Pamk
    October 18th, 2012 at 5:35 pm · Link

    rogue rider
    Iced and probably several more if id go look at my wish list.

  27. Mary Foster
    October 18th, 2012 at 7:07 pm · Link

    Tart for one. Reflected in you by Sylvia Day and Jaci Burton’s new series. Wish there was a fourth Gray book coming ou

  28. Laurie Rex
    October 18th, 2012 at 8:39 pm · Link

    Anything you write, and the new Emma Holly book The Billionaire Bad Boys Club

  29. Kim
    October 18th, 2012 at 8:51 pm · Link

    I’m getting into Christmas, since it seems everyone is releasing Christmas books now. I’m really looking forward to reading the Naughty & Nice anthology by Molly O’Keefe, Ruthie Knox, and Stefanie Sloane. Then there’s the Romancing the Holiday by HelenKay Dimon, Jaci Burton and Christi Barth. Non-Christmas would be Trouble in Texas by Katie Lane.

  30. JenM
    October 18th, 2012 at 11:33 pm · Link

    Steel’s Edge for sure. I’ll read anything that Gordon and Ilona want to write. Aside from that, the two books I most wanted just came out – Mortal Ties by Eileen Wilks and Fury’s Kiss by Karen Chance.

  31. Marianne
    October 19th, 2012 at 8:34 am · Link

    Cannot wait for ICED by KMM. Will be so happy to delve back into the Fever world!

  32. miriam roman
    October 22nd, 2012 at 12:44 pm · Link

    cant wait for the next blackdagger brotherhood book to comeout in march!

  33. Katariina
    November 18th, 2012 at 2:38 pm · Link

    Primrose by Lisa Valdez and Elizabeth Hoyt’s newest but i don’t remember the title right now.


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