Thursday, May 5, 2016

Deception by Aleatha Romig Blog Tour

It all began in Del Mar, a chance meeting with a single rule—one week only.

Or did it?

Lennox ‘Nox’ Demetri and Alexandria ‘Charli’ Collins had every intention of following their agreement but rules are made to be broken. In Cunning they are reunited with Nox setting down new rules for the game and Charli having no choice but to follow them.

Now, once again, the game has changed. Nox and Charli’s hot sensual encounter has grown into something more but it is threatened with secrets and regrets. Is it their love and intense sexual chemistry that’s pushing them together or something darker, a puppetmaster behind the scenes pulling the strings on their love affair?

Shadowy villains lurk around each corner and everyone is suspect as Nox’s and Charli's pasts collide with the present and threaten to compel them back to their predestined fates.

Can deals brokered in the past be negated by something as pure as love and as steamy as the attraction shared by Nox and Charli? Or was it all a deception—starting with that very first meeting?

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes a sexy, new dominant hero who knows what he wants and a strong-willed heroine who has plans of her own. With classic Aleatha Romig twists and turns, the depth of this epic romantic suspense continues to reach new levels as past and present intertwine. The Infidelity series will have readers swooning one minute and screaming the next.

Have you been Aleatha'd?

Deception is a full-length novel, over 300 pages, and the third of five books in the Infidelity series.

Infidelity – it isn't what you think.

Reader’s Note: This series is not about nor does it advocate or condone cheating.

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Gripping the phone, I nodded, though I knew he couldn't see me.

"If I were there, I'd unwrap you, like a fucking Christmas present. Each piece of your clothing would find its way to the floor as I exposed your perfect, sexy-as-hell body. I'd run my fingers and tongue over every inch of that soft skin, tasting you and leaving goose bumps as a trail of my exploration."

My eyes closed as his words touched me.

"Princess, I'd punish your ass for your insolence in pushing to go back to the city tomorrow and for scaring the shit out of me by not answering your phone. Then after I turned it fire-engine red, I'd make it feel better, showing you how much I admire your strength and determination."

My neck strained as I sucked in a breath, lifting my behind from the mattress and imagined all he described.

"I'm not there," Nox continued, "but I'm going to take what I can get. Do you have a problem with that?"

"N-no." My voice sounded wonton, even to my own ears.

"Now, princess, tell me what you're wearing."

I hurriedly kicked back the covers, revealing my yoga pants and stocking-covered feet. "A big t-shirt, yoga pants, socks..."


I sucked my lower lip between my teeth, waiting for his next command.

"Tell me what I want you to be wearing."


"Is the bedroom door locked?" he asked.

"I-I don't remember."

"Lock the door, Charli."

Without thinking, my feet, covered with fuzzy socks, landed on the soft rug that surrounded the big bed. My socks slid as I skated across the wood floor, no longer worried about ghosts or Demetri secrets.

My thoughts were now consumed with everything Nox.

I tested the knob. As I did, it clicked and the small button within the knob popped out. I pushed the button back in and verbally confirmed my mission. "The door's locked."

"Are the blinds shut?"

I turned toward the windows. Was it still raining? I couldn't hear anything but the way Nox's voice reverberated through the phone, sending shockwaves throughout my body, my blood coursing to keep up. "They're shut."

"Keep the lights on."

My hand lingered over the switch. Would he know if I disobeyed?

"Tell me they're on."

With a sigh, I did as he said and moved my hand away from the switch. "They're still on."

"Now, put me on speaker phone. I want you to fix the attire problem we mentioned earlier."

My lower lip disappeared as I hit the speaker button and laid my phone on the bed.

"Charli, you need to respond to me. I can only hear you."

"Yes, Nox."

Reviews by the Wicked Reads Review Team

Deception picks up where Cunning (#2) left off (these books NEED to be read in order).
The pace of this was a bit slower than the previous two, but no less thrilling.
More connections are made to the past, a few answers are uncovered but all the while MORE questions appear.
As soon as I think I understand what's really going on, I'm thrown for a loop!
Knox is still as dark and broody as ever, and we glimpse a bit of his past...
Meanwhile, Alex is in the dark about EVERYTHING, but trying to keep herself "together."
The two of them ignite the pages with their chemistry and I don't see this sputtering out anytime soon.
Once again the story ends on one hell of a cliffhanger, but I'm already totally invested in this story and MUST know how it ends (this is no hardship)!!

Deception seemed much slower for me. I found myself putting it down repeatedly until about 40%, it finally grabbed hold and didn't let go.

Deception goes deeper than the first two. You get answers you have been waiting for, but by getting them, all you do is have more questions. The more secrets revealed, the more you question everything. Nox swears he will never lie, he will only tell Charli the truth. Is not telling her the whole truth really lying? Has Charli put her trust in the wrong people? The rules keep changing. Can they both follow the new rules set?

I can't wait to see what happens next. I need so many answers, but will they just unlock more questions?

Also Available in the Infidelity Series

Book 1
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For reviews & more info, check out our stop on the Betrayal Blog Tour.

Book 2
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For reviews & more info, check out our stop on the Cunning Blog Tour.

Aleatha Romig is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of nearly thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist and spent her nights writing. Now, when she's not imagining mind-blowing twists and turns, she likes to spend her time with her family and friends. Her other pastimes include reading and creating heroes/anti-heroes who haunt your dreams!

Aleatha released her first novel, CONSEQUENCES, in August of 2011. CONSEQUENCES became a bestselling series with five novels and two companions released from 2011 through 2015. The compelling and epic story of Anthony and Claire Rawlings has graced more than half a million e-readers. Aleatha released the first of her series TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE, INSIDIOUS, in the fall of 2014. These standalone thrillers continue Aleatha's twisted style with an increase in heat.

In the fall of 2015, Aleatha moved head first into the world of dark romance with the release of BETRAYAL, the first of her five novel INFIDELITY series. She also began her traditional publishing career with Thomas and Mercer. Her books INTO THE LIGHT and AWAY FROM THE DARK will be published through this mystery/thriller publisher in 2016.

Aleatha is a "Published Author's Network" member of the Romance Writers of America and represented by Danielle Egan-Miller of Browne & Miller Literary Associates.

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Reviewers on the Wicked Reads Review Team were provided a free copy of Deception (Infidelity #3) by Aleatha Romig to read and review for this tour.

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