Thursday, August 2, 2012

Book Blitz Tour: Star Crossed by Kele Moon

Kele Moon is here today to promote her new erotic contemporary Star Crossed.

Kele will be awarding a $25 Amazon GC to one randomly drawn commenter during the tour. Follow the tour for more chances to win.
The tour dates can be found here:

Star Crossed (Battered Hearts Book 2)

by Kele Moon


Heavyweight UFC fighter, Romeo Wellings comes from the hard streets of New York where his family ties to the mafia cause him nothing but pain. His life takes a surprising detour when he crosses paths with the twin sister of his long time enemy. After a steamy one-night stand, he faces the fight of his life, but it’s not in the cage. The secret relationship that blooms between Romeo and his real life Juliet has him battling his family and a dark past rather than let her go.

The only lawyer in her hometown of Garnet, Jules Conner is also a volunteer Sheriff’s deputy and co-owner of a successful MMA training center. Strong and dependable, Jules is always there for those who need her. Until one forbidden night in Las Vegas with Romeo leaves her feeling so alive she can’t stop reaching out to the sexy, bad boy of MMA, even knowing the forbidden love affair could jeopardize everything.

As the tide rises against them and the people they love work at keeping them apart, Romeo and Jules hold onto a dream for a better life together and vow to go down fighting rather than accept a tragic ending.



Romeo had suspected she’d be ticked about him paying for dinner, but he didn’t give a fuck. He wasn’t letting her pay for their date, and besides, she looked hot as hell with her cheeks flushed in anger and those icy blue eyes narrowed at him. He’d have paid twice to see it.

He ignored her rather than respond, because he was still fighting down an attraction that was overwhelming to the point it almost scared him. He honestly couldn’t remember the last time he’d wanted a woman as badly. Instead he pulled out the key card the front desk had given him and reached around Jules to open the door.

She huffed indignantly as he pushed the door open. “I’m talking to you.”

“I heard you.”

“You genuinely disappointed me.” She sounded stricken as she followed behind him. “I thought you were different from the fellas I’m used to, but it turns out you’re the same and—” Romeo pushed the door closed behind her, and Jules turned when it clicked shut. “What’re you doing?”

Romeo stepped into her personal space and then leaned forward to breathe her in. The perfume she wore was dark and seductive rather than sweet and floral like most women wore. Jesus, this woman even smelled perfect.

When Romeo moved to kiss her, she turned her head petulantly. Her breathing was shallow, her body tense, but she obviously wasn’t inclined to give in—yet.

He bent down and whispered against the smooth line of her throat, “I didn’t pay for dinner to be a chauvinist. I did it because I enjoyed your company, and I felt like you were worth it. Is that so bad?”

Jules appeared unmoved by his impassioned plea. “You think you’re charming.”

“Sometimes,” Romeo admitted, a smile tugging at his lips. “But it’s still the truth. I wanna kiss you, Juliet. Look at me.”

“No.” Jules’s voice was a low rasp, sounding like the denial hurt. “Maybe this is a mistake. I thought about it while I was walking up here. This is all wrong and—”

She was going to be stubborn, so Romeo took the initiative and cupped her face in both his large hands. He forced her to turn to him and studied her stunning features for one breathless moment. Her body tightened defensively, but she didn’t fight him as only the sound of their labored breathing filled the air. Jules’s eyes were wide, her cheeks more flushed than ever. Then she licked her full, lush bottom lip in a quick swipe of anticipation.

That was all the invitation he needed.

Romeo leaned down and kissed her before she got a chance to think about things any more than she already had. Jules moaned in response and arched into him. Her lips parted to his, soft and hungry for more. Romeo knew he was already too far gone as he deepened the kiss and greedily took what she was offering.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

A freckle-faced redhead born and raised in Hawaii, Kele Moon has always been a bit of a sore thumb and has come to enjoy the novelty of it. She thrives on pushing the envelope and finding ways to make the impossible work in her story telling. With a mad passion for romance, she adores the art of falling in love. The only rules she believes in is that, in love, there are no rules and true love knows no bounds.

So obsessed is she with the beauty of romance and the novelty of creating it, she’s lost in her own wonder world most of the time. Thankfully she married her own dark, handsome, brooding hero who has infinite patience for her airy ways and attempts to keep her grounded. When she leaves her keys in the refrigerator or her cell phone in the oven, he’s usually there to save her from herself. The two of them now reside in Florida with their three beautiful children, who make their lives both fun and challenging in equal parts—they wouldn’t have it any other way.




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Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thank you for hosting Kele today.

Leah said...

Pretty hot excerpt :P

MomJane said...

I think the excerpt sounds really lovely. The story line is awesome and I hope there is a HEA.

Karen H in NC said...

There are so many romance books out there that use a wide assortment of sports as a background. What made you choose UFC? Do you plan to do stories with other sports such as baseball or NASCAR?

Kele Moon said...

First off. . . Thank you so much for hosting me today!!

Leah--Glad you enjoyed it!

MomJane-- HEE! People'd probably be mad at me if there wasn't :D

Karen--The nature of the character and the story line in Defying the Odds had me making Clay a fighter :)

Ingeborg said...

Thanks for the great excerpt.

Rebecca Hipworth said...

This book looks hawt! Gimme!


Chelsea B. said...

Awwww! I am loving these excerpts!


Anonymous said...

I've always been afraid to watch MMA, but reading about it sounds VERY good now.


Kele Moon said...

Ingeborg--I'm so glad you're enjoying them!!

Rebecca--::grins:: It is hot! LOL! I love writing the steam! HEE!

Chelsea-- YAY!!! I'm so glad!

Anony--A lot of people feel like that! Sometimes less visual is easier :D

And good luck to everyone!!



PaParanormalFan Renee said...

Hello Kele & Gale,

WOW Two of my Favorite Authors in one spot! :) WoooHooo the temperture just went up in here! ;)

Thank you Gale for hosting Kele Moon on her “Star Crossed” Book Tour. Thank you also to Kele for taking time out of your busy day to spend time with your fans sharing your new releases with Us.

I am a HUGE Kele Moon, I just LOVED “Beyond Eden”, “Finding Eden” (I can’t wait until “Claiming Eden” is released) & “Packing Heat”. If there is anyone that hasn’t read one of Kele’s Books yet, you can’t go wrong picking up one of the 3 I just named up because you won’t be able to stop with just one, you’ll be hooked, just like I am. 

The first Book in Kele’s Battered Hearts Series also sounds like a Fantastic Read as well! I have to pick up this Series too. Wishing you much Success with your new release, “Star Crossed”, Book 2 in your Battered Hearts Series, the Blurb & Excerpt were GREAT!!!!! I can’t wait to read Romeo and Juliet’s Story & I’m an MMA Fanatic, so this is such a PLUS for me. 

I also have to say that I really Love the Cover Art for your Books Kele, they are so Eye-Catching & Sensual. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to be considered in your very generous giveaway. Thank You.

Take Care & Stay Naughty,
PaParanormalFan (Renee’) paranormalromancefan at yahoo dot com