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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Blog Tour/Review ♥ Prince Roman on 1001 Dark Nights by CD Reiss ♥

From New York Times bestselling author CD Reiss, comes the sexy and passionate title…PRINCE ROMAN, a new novella brought to you by 1001 Dark Nights! Grab your copy of this amazing novella today!


Rules for my new job:
1) Do not have sex with a man in the office (again).
2) Do not break Rule #1

I’m playing it cool, clean, and professional…until I meet Roman Bianchi. He’s not an insecure nerd or an ego-hole like the other kings of Silicon Valley. He’s charming and handsome. He’s fun, funny, and smart.

He’s also in the office across the hall.

Two broken rules waiting to happen.
I can’t lose this job over some guy.
But Roman’s not just some guy. Under that suit and cocky smile, he’s a prince.

A Review by Wendy

4.5 Packs a C.D. Reiss Punch Stars
* * * *1/2
Spoiler Free

Where to start... This Prince Roman by C.D. Reiss is a special nugget of insight to so much... Reiss' Talent, Today's Times and the platform of 1001 Dark Nights...All wrapped up in a tale so well done... it could be used as a guide for future writers.

Writing shorter stories can be tricky...will there be enough description of the characters to capture our interest and understand their motivations... Will there be enough substance throughout to merit our concern and identify, care and believe what is happening... and most of all do we feel like we were given it all with nothing left to chance or rushed...

Because shorter means everything counts...Every set up, scene, bridge, conflict and outcome... there is no room to regroup or smooth over.

In Roman Prince...Reiss hits every note for me. 
She takes all she learned and presented from King of Code and laced it into this. She takes the real quandary of today's working world... Where you spend more of your waking hours at your work environment making it more than difficult to meet other people... people you might be attracted to...or develop feelings for...

This situation is a breeding ground for the complicated issue of relationships between employees. Numerous companies wanting to steer clear of any litigation of any kind have started to ban any type of coupling. This way they are under the mistaken impression they will be safe from any sexual harassment accusations.

It is with this in mind, the new company Raven Crosby is starting with, has brought in a firm which promises a fool proof system of Weeding Out:

Any salary bias between men and women
Any sexual harassment of any kind
And institutes an Absolutely No Fraternization policy with its workers

Raven came from QI4, a top tech company and had been having a work/buddies arrangement with the creator for awhile. It had been mutually agreed upon... both just using each other for release. Yet when the man came back after dealing with a company crisis, Raven sensed a change. She was fine with it ending but it did make her feel as if she needed to reassess her way of working and what she wanted...

What she wanted was security...
She wanted to have a constant in her life...
Something she never had growing up or in early adulthood...
Now was the time and this position would be the answer to her stability needs.

Then Roman Bianchi walks into the first meeting Raven is having at her new company and makes it difficult for her to think, speak or act like the professional she is...She collects herself as best as she can...remembering her vow to stay away from workplace romances or hook ups. She had been there/done that- and she was not going down that road again.

Roman is a man on a mission; he loves his position and practicing law. He is holding out for the "Brass Ring of Success" Partnership... his name on the letterhead. His boss has more than hinted to him this contract with this company could make it all happen...But seeing this woman in front of him... a bit flustered...and done up in professional trappings... makes him wonder what is she wearing  underneath it all...

These two are thrown together to map out this harassment program all the while fighting the need that develops equally for the both of them...Brakes are applied... but as the way of the world...When the desire is there...sometimes it cannot be stopped...

Reiss takes us on a cat and mouse game where both players switch being the cat or mouse...The need and desires are equal, the risks are front and center...and when feelings start to emerge...WTF are they going to do now...

This shorty has more than what is on the allows the reader to see clearly all of the ramifications that are presented with real twists and turns that happen in the workplace. The coupling of these two... Copyrighted Reiss ...Never to just fill up a page...Always constructed with layers upon layers of sensuality or raw taking...and then the insight of what the actions meant to the characters...whether they understood it or not...

I don't think Reiss could write a grocery list without meaning... and aren't we lucky for that.

Prince Roman is a delicious journey into Reiss' newly discovered interest in the Silicone Valley. It is worth the time.

Grab your copy of PRINCE ROMAN today!

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CD Reiss’s PRINCE ROMAN – Review & Excerpt Tour Schedule:
November 8th
Booked All Night – Review & Excerpt
Captain Reads A Lot – Excerpt
Kayns Book – Review
Living In Our Own Story – Review & Excerpt
Musings of the Modern Belle – Review & Excerpt
Steamy Reads – Excerpt
November 9th
Books,Dreams,Life – Excerpt
Love & Lavender Book Review – Review & Excerpt
Read-Love-Blog – Excerpt
Shayna Renee's Spicy Reads – Review & Excerpt
The Star Angels Reviews – Review & Excerpt
November 10th
As You Wish Reviews – Review & Excerpt
My Book Filled Life – Review & Excerpt
Novel Addiction – Review
Readers Together – Review & Excerpt
Summer's Eve Reads – Review & Excerpt
The Kizzle Kay – Review
TrashyBibloBlog – Review & Excerpt
Wicked Babes Blog Reviews – Review & Excerpt
November 11th
A Brit and a Yank – Excerpt
Book Loving Fairy – Review & Excerpt
Crystal's Book World – Review & Excerpt
Evermore Books – Review & Excerpt
I'm A Sweet And Sassy Book Whore – Review & Excerpt
K&J Book Promotions – Excerpt
November 12th
Book Twins Reviews – Review
EDGy Reviews – Review
Francoise's Reading Corner – Review & Excerpt
Lovinghotbooks – Review
Quesarasera Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
November 13th
Author Groupies – Review
Beneath The Covers – Review
Kt's book blog and review – Review & Excerpt
Mustreadbooksordie – Review
Once Upon A Page – Review & Excerpt
Recommended Reads – Review & Excerpt
Sip Read Love – Review
November 14th
Bobo's Book Bank – Review & Excerpt
I'm A Book Shark – Excerpt
Love Notes Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Only One More Page – Review & Excerpt
November 15th
A Sky Filled with Sparkling Stars – Review & Excerpt
Becky on Books – Review & Excerpt
Bookgasms Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Dirty Girl Romance – Review
Jax's Book Magic – Excerpt
OMGReads – Review & Excerpt
Sweet Red Reads – Review & Excerpt
November 16th
All Things Dark & Dirty – Review & Excerpt
Book Junkie Reviews – Review & Excerpt
Four Chicks Flipping Pages – Review & Excerpt
KDRBCK – Review & Excerpt
Lina's Reviews: A Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Reading Frenzy Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
The Book Addict's Reviews – Review & Excerpt
November 17th
Amo's Book Corner – Review
Avephoenix Naughty Readings – Review & Excerpt
Book Lovers Hangout – Review & Excerpt
Bookishly Yours – Review & Excerpt
Books2Blog – Review & Excerpt
G & T's Indie Café – Excerpt
One-Click Chocolate Chick – Review & Excerpt
Torie's Book Obsession – Review & Excerpt

About CD Reiss:

C.D. Reiss is a USA Today bestseller. She still has to chop wood and carry water, which was buried in the fine print. Her lawyer is working it out with God but in the meantime, if you call and she doesn’t pick up, she’s at the well, hauling buckets.

Born in New York City, she moved to Hollywood, California to get her master’s degree in screenwriting from USC. In case you want to know, that went nowhere, but it did give her a big enough ego to write novels.

Critics have dubbed the books “poetic,” “literary,” and “hauntingly atmospheric,” which is flattering enough for her to put it in a bio, but embarrassing enough for her not to tell her husband, or he might think she’s some sort of braggart who’s too good to chop a cord of wood.

If you meet her in person, you should call her Christine.

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