Today I am so pleased to welcome Lane Hayes to Joyfully Jay. Lane has come to talk to us about her latest release, Falling for Raine. She has also brought along a great giveaway. Please join me in giving her a big welcome!

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This was trouble. 

I ignored my internal warning system as I meandered to the wall of windows to join him. “Yes, it’s a nice view.”

“That’s an understatement. I have a view of the pool at The Palazzo and I thought that was killer, but wow.” He beamed at me, radiant streams of sunshine so bright I couldn’t help but return the gesture. “It’s beautiful.”

I had a sudden urge to tell him about the view from my London office, but there was no point in sharing even measly bits of personal information. We’d never see each other again after tonight. 

So I gave in to a different urge entirely. I ran a single digit along his smooth jaw and brushed my thumb over the shell of his ear. He shivered, leaning into my touch like a greedy cat. 

“You’re beautiful,” I said, stepping closer still.

Raine scoffed. “I am not, but thanks. I’ve been called cute, and in a certain light when I’m wearing my best ‘fuck-me jeans’ I can pass for sexy, but—gah. I’m talking too much. I’m sorry. I’m nervous. It’s better if you do the talking. And while you’re at it, maybe assure me you aren’t a murderer.”

“A murderer?” I repeated with a laugh.

“You don’t give off murdery vibes, but I don’t know you and you don’t know me.”

“No, but I’ve had two fingers inside you and I know what you look like when you come, so…that’s something.”

He widened his eyes in surprise. “Definitely something. You haven’t kissed me, though. That could be murdery or—” 

I pulled him against my chest and crashed my mouth over his. Raine melted in my arms, opening for me immediately. Our tongues twisted in a frenzy. I broke for air, nipping his chin as I cupped his pert ass. 

“You’re safe here.” I kissed him breathless again, tugging his shirt from his impossibly tight jeans. “But I do want you.”

“Yes. That’s…yes,” he panted. “You can have me.”


falling for raine coverThe gentleman, the hot mess, and a little British adventure…


Moving to London is scary and daunting, but I desperately need this job–and a redo. Okay, so I may have oversold my qualifications. That shouldn’t be a big deal, though. I mean, being an assistant’s assistant seems easy enough, and I’m a fast learner.

Hold up!

I’m already in over my head with spreadsheets, new pronunciations, and temperamental appliances. And just as I’m mentally preparing to face going home early, the big boss offers me an opportunity I can’t refuse. And I definitely should because Graham Horsham is an infuriating, complicated grumpy bear with a razor-sharp tongue, a wickedly dry sense of humor, and…I like him far too much.


I’ve been bamboozled. I’m not quite sure how I ended up with an assistant who spills coffee daily, wears wrinkled shirts, and chatters nonstop. He can’t stay, but I don’t want him to go and that’s madness. The Horsham Group is closing one of our biggest deals ever and I won’t jeopardize it. This one is personal.

Yet so is Raine.

He’s a breath of fresh air—silly, impetuous, lighthearted, good-natured, and…quite lovely. I like him more than I want to admit. For some reason, I can let my guard down with him. It’s unnerving and probably unprofessional.

But not to worry…I will not, under any circumstances, fall for Raine.

Falling for Raine is an MM, age-gap romance featuring a British gentleman, a desperate but adorable American, and a UK adventure!


lane hayes bio photoLane Hayes loves a good romance! An avid reader from an early age, she has always been drawn to well-told love story with beautifully written characters. She loves wine, chocolate and travel (in no particular order). Lane lives in Southern California with her amazing husband and her fabulous pup, George.



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