Jessica Jayne

Home » Books » It’s Time For a “Shakedown”

It’s Time For a “Shakedown”

Signup for Newsletter

Archives

Today, I have Michelle Roth here with her latest Evernight Publishing release, Shakedown. Welcome, Michelle!

Hi there, everyone! I’m Michelle Roth and I’m here to introduce my latest release, Shakedown. Diamond and Diamond is a bit of a departure from anything that I’ve written thus far. My previous works have all been ultra-realistic contemporary romance. Shakedown still has the sexy, steamy elements just like any other erotic romance, but it also incorporates a bit of suspense and mystery as well. I certainly hope you enjoy!

shakedown1m

Private Detective Mike Diamond is the low man on the totem pole. More often than not he finds himself investigating insurance fraud or cheating spouses. When he’s assigned a dog-napping case, he is on the brink of refusing until he meets the client. One look at her changes everything.

When the police refuse to investigate her case, Cassidy Werner turns to Diamond and Diamond Private Investigators. Despite the bad first impression he’s given her, Cassidy still hires Mike to help her find her prize Tibetan Mastiff. As she gets to know him, she realizes that he’s not only dedicated to getting Roddy back for her, but also a pretty great guy.

Right after she receives a ransom demand, things begin to heat up between them. Will Mike be able to crack the case and save her dog? And if he can, does that mean that he gets the girl too?

Shakedown-evernightpublishing-jayaheer2015-banner2

Excerpt:

He was relieved to find the lobby was empty, so he stopped back at Lara’s desk and asked, “Can you believe that shit? A dog napping?”

He didn’t think for a minute she hadn’t overheard every word. That woman was like the KGB and Secret Service all in one. Anything happened in this office, she had it under immediate surveillance.

Lara cuffed him on the arm and said, “She’s in the bathroom, idiot.”

Mike winced, feeling bad he’d probably been overheard. But, seriously, who hired a PI to find a lost dog?

Seconds later, the bathroom door slowly opened. He almost did a double take as the woman stepped out. Aside from red eyes that had clearly been crying, she was a looker.

She was elegantly dressed and somewhere near his age, with a riot of auburn curls trailing down her back, like some sort of mermaid siren. All ripe, lush curves. He’d always liked his women soft.

And, he was ogling this obviously distraught woman like she was a steak. Not that he wouldn’t be more than interested in taking a bite, but it was clear that now wasn’t the time. So instead of voicing his thoughts, he stuck his hand out and said, “Mike Diamond. And you are?”

Cassidy Werner,” she said, not bothering to stick her hand out.

Well, apparently she’d heard him. He’d need to apologize, if the look on her face was any indication. He dropped his hand and said, “My office is this way.”

She gave him a look that screamed ‘You’re on thin ice, buddy’ but moved toward the open office door that Mike had gestured to. He followed her, once again appreciating the hourglass waist and full hips. Damn.

He moved behind his desk and gestured to one of the worn chairs. When she had settled in, he asked, “So I understand your dog has been kidnapped?”

About Michelle Roth:

me

Michelle Roth is a novelist from the Great White North (Toronto, ON). When she’s not disappearing into foreign lands, or making two perfect strangers that she invented fall in love, she’s probably curled up somewhere with a glass of wine and a good book.

In her spare time she is typically hanging out with her awesome boyfriend and their two equally awesome cats. She likes taking road trips to nowhere in particular, cooking elaborate meals then making other people do the dishes, and being nerdy on the internet. Her books are currently available on Amazon, Nook, Kobo, and any other place that sells absolutely filthy romance novels.

Contact Info:

Twitter: @mroth_author
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mrothauthor

Website: http://www.michelleroth.net
Newsletter: http://michelleroth.net/mailing-list/

GooglePlus: http://google.com/+MichelleRothAuthor

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8178847.Michelle_Roth

Amazon Author: http://www.amazon.com/Michelle-Roth/e/B00KQNZOAW

Email: michelle@michelleroth.net

(Cover Art/Promo Piece/Promotional Photo Attached)

(Buy Links:)

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Michelle-Roth/e/B00KQNZOAW/

Evernight: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/shakedown-by-michelle-roth/

Bookstrand.com: http://www.bookstrand.com/michelle-roth


1 Comment

  1. Thanks so much for hosting me today. 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

2015 Pages From the Heart – Novella Category – 1st Place Winner

2015 Pages From the Heart Finalist

Evernight Family

Evernight Readers’ Choice Award – Best Anthology

Evernight’s Readers’ Choice Awards – Best HEA Semi-Finalist

Evernight’s Readers’ Choice Awards – Favorite Author Semi-Finalist

Board Stiff – Top Pick Night Owl Reviews

Follow Jessica Jayne on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Jessica’s Calendar

June 2015
M T W T F S S
« May   Aug »
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930  

Follow me on Twitter

Goodreads

%d bloggers like this: