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Sunday, February 16, 2014

Literati Blog Tour Stop: Love of a Rockstar by Nicole Simone (A neat recipe + giveaway)!

I haven't had a lot of time to read up on the latest hot rock star romances and so if any of you get a chance to check this one out, let me know if you liked it! I also have a really great recipe for you all to try that's inspired by the book itself!

Title:Love of a Rockstar
Author: Nicole Simone
Genre: Contemporary Romance 18+
Publication Date: February 11, 2014
Cover Design: Okay Creations
Event Organized by: Literati Author Services, Inc.


Marlene Parker thought she met her soul mate at eighteen, but when he left her pregnant and alone to pursue a life of rock ‘n roll, she vowed to never love again. Now four years later, she is being offered the dream of a lifetime. Moving to France with her daughter to start anew. There is only one problem. Marlene’s formative ex is back in town and his pull is strong as ever.

Luke Anderson has everything a man could want. Fame, fortune and enough beautiful women to last him a lifetime. That is until a young runaway shows him what is truly important. Family. A word in which plagues Luke with regret.As a scared twenty two year old he ran away from the love of his life and their unborn child. Now ready to reverse his biggest regret with only three days to do it, Luke’s fate hangs in the balance. The question is, will he be able to convince Marlene their love story deserves a second chance?
Purchase Links:Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | Smashwords

Mini Chocolate Cake

This recipe is from Chapter Four when Marlene bakes a cake to thank her co-worker. Although this cake is mini, it doesn’t lack in the flavor department. Fudgy in the center with a velvet consistency, the chocolate melts on your tongue. The best part about the recipe besides how delicious it taste is that you can adapt it to make it your own. Sometimes, I add a piece of caramel to get a gooey center.

Coca powder and butter for ramekin
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
A pinch of salt
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
Confectioners sugar for dusting (optional)


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Butter and dust an 8-inch ramekin with coca powder, set aside.

In a microwave safe bowl, combine butter and chocolate. Microwave on high, for 1 minute in 30 second intervals until melted. Stir in vanilla.

Fitted with a whisk attachment, whip the egg in the bowl of a stand mixer until foamy, about 1 minute. Gradually add sugar and salt, continue to whip the egg until is very thick and pale yellow.

Fold the egg mixture into the chocolate mixture, than sift the flour over top. Incorporate together until no streaks remain.

Pour batter into ramekin. Bake cake for about 10 minutes. Serve immediately.

About the Author

Nicole Simone works in digital media by day and at night, pen’s character driven romance novels that will make your mama blush. 

She lives in Los Angeles, C.A with her fat bulldog named Humphrey. 

Love of a Rock Star is Nicole’s first novel but certainly not her last.

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