Blue Lines Cover Reveal

Here is the long awaited cover of Blue Lines!! It seems so real to me now! I am working hard on edits and the book will be out August 13, 2013!!!! What do y’all think!??!?!
Final Blue Lines
Opposites do more than just attract in Toni Aleo’s latest Nashville Assassins novel about a very bad boy and the good girl he can’t resist.

The instant Piper Allen sees Erik Titov, she wants him—wants his rock-hard body, sure, but the strength and mystery that lies behind that superstar hockey jock demeanor, too. So when he sidles up to her at a bar and slinks his arm around her waist, she’s lost. What follows is the wildest night of her life . . . followed by inevitable heartbreak the next morning. And then, a few weeks later, a very big surprise: two blue lines on a pregnancy test.

Only a check to the head could make Erik fall for a nice girl like Piper. But since their crazy-sexy night together, he’s been trying to forget about her alluring body by falling into bed with every woman in Nashville, and it’s not working. So when Piper shows up at his house with a baby-bomb to drop, it doesn’t take much for Erik to suggest the nuclear option: marriage. While it’s supposed to be all for show, the second they say “I do,” the ice between them starts to melt into sizzling steam.

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Falling for the Backup Cover Reveal!

Here it is! I dont have a release date yet! But I know it will be end of May, early June!! What do you think?!??!
Final Falling for the Backup

Toni Aleo’s sexy new eBook original novella featuring the Nashville Assassins will have you believing in the power of love at first sight . . . and second sight . . . and the third.

After serving as a dutiful bridesmaid in the wedding from hell, Aynslee Shaw just wants to slink home to Nashville and forget the whole trip. That is, until the hottest guy she’s ever seen is seated next to her on the flight and dazzles her with his easy laugh and killer smile. But just when she thinks things are getting good, he vanishes, leaving Aynslee wondering, was that guy the one? And did she just let him slip through her fingers?

Former superstar goalie Jordan Ryan is back on the ice—finally. After a crippling knee injury that had him wondering if he’d ever play pro hockey again, he’s got his full attention on rebuilding his career. So a pretty—okay, beautiful—girl on a plane shouldn’t be a distraction. But Jordan is very, very distracted. And when Aynslee crosses his path again, he’s not sure any job in the world is worth missing his second chance with a woman like her.

Make sure to add it to your goodreads!!!!

What is Falling for the Backup?


So I know everyone has been asking me what Falling for the Backup is. First, yes I know that thing says Backup, but we all know the name has changed, but anyways, I dont have the official blurb yet for FFTB but when I do I’ll make sure to post it. For now though, here is the unofficial blurb.

Falling for the Backup

An Assassins novella by Toni Aleo

Sometimes having an unknown future is the best thing to have.

After an injury, Jordan Ryan, finds himself backup to the Assassin starring goalie Tate Odder. He hates not being in between the two pipes, hates warming the bench and only playing when Tate needs a break. He is bitter and he is angry, ready for his chance to shine again but he finds that he wont get that chance on the Assassins. With his confidence in the dumpster, Jordan looks for another team. He is ready to start his life with another team, what he is not ready for is to meet Aynslee Shaw before he gets there.

Aynslee Shaw is coming home from a horrible wedding when she meets Jordan. She is stunned by his gorgeous eyes and sexy body and is convinced that it is love at first sight. After moving to Nashville after breaking up with her long term boyfriend, Aynslee is ready to start dating again. She has a great life in the heart of Nashville, teaching at the best school in the state and soon thinks that Jordan will be the final piece she has been looking for her whole adult life but what she isnt ready for is the roller coaster that Jordan puts her on. She thinks it should be easy, they are great together but Jordan is holding back. When Aynslee finds out the reason why, even though she knows she should turn away, she cant.

This story is about love (of course) and how even though you may not know what will happen in the next six months, as long as you have that person you love more than anything, everything will work out.


God, I suck at those things ! lol. Oh well, thats what FFTB is about, if that even tells you anything. I am hoping for a end of May, early June release but as soon as I know for sure when this will happen, I’ll let y’all know! Thanks so much! Comment below to let me know what you think!!!!!!




Giveaway time!!!!!

So as all of you know, I am trying to reach 5K ‘Likes’ on Facebook before the re release of my three books, Taking Shots, Trying to Score, and Empty Net. I think this is a fantastic goal and I really think that we can do it! I am offering some AMAZING prizes but most of all, amazing, fantastic, beautiful, freaking awesome authors from around the business are offering prizes too!!!! Special thanks to:

E.L. Montes

Cassandra Carr

Heidi McLauglin

Julie Prestsater

Raine Miller

Kelli Maine

Meredith Walters

Jami Davenport

Liz Matis

Katie Ashley

Emily Snow

Madeline Sheehan

Elley Arden

Natalie Gayle

Thank you so much girls, y’all rock my world!!!!!!!

So there you have it! LOTS of amazing prizes coming your way and all you gotta do is like my facebook :) hehe. So here we go, here is the list of prizes in order in  which they come.

When I reach 2000 likes:

5 swag packs

(Bookmarks, trading cards, postcards, keychains, tattoos, bracelets, and whatever else I can find to put in there.)

And a Backup teaser

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net


5 swag packs

A Backup teaser

2 10$ giftcards to a place of your choice.

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net


3 winners will get my whole series on eBook.

2 winners will get my whole series signed when I get books which should be at the end of April.

2 10$ giftcards to a place of your choice.

A Backup teaser

5 swag packs

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net


1 winner will get a chance to be a character in an up and coming novel!

5 swag packs

A Backup teaser

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net

1 20$ giftcards to a place of your choice.


5 swag packs

A Backup teaser

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net

A 30$ giftcard to

A 20$ giftcard to a place of your choice.


5 swag packs

A Backup teaser

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net

A Shea Adler gift basket with all things Shea in it!

A Lucas Brooks gift basket with all things Lucas in it!

A Tate Odder gift basket with all things Tate in it!

These baskets will include, tshirts of the guys, and then all kinds of things that represent the guys!


5 swag packs

A Backup teaser

1 ebook of Taking Shots

1 ebook of Trying to Score

1 ebook of Empty Net

2 ebook copies of Disastrous  from E.L Montes

3 signed bookmarks from E.L. Montes

A ebook from Cassandra Carr

A ebook from Heidi McLaughlin

A ebook from Julie Prestsater

Ebook of Naked by Raine Miller

Ebook of All in by Raine Miller

A swag pack by Raine Miller

A ebook of Taken by Kelli Maine

A ebook of No Take Backs by Kelli Maine

A ebook The Submission of Alistair Ingram by Kelly Maine

A ebook of Find you in the Dark by A Meredith Walters

A ebook of Bad Rep by A Meredith Walters

A ebook of Cloud Walking by A Meredith Walters

Ebooks of the Lumberjack series by Jami Davenport – (Fourth and Goal, Forward Passes, and Down by Contact)

A copy of Playing For Keeps by Liz Matis and a set of her romance trading cards

A Jami Davenport swag pack.

A ebook of Nets and Lies by Katie Ashley

Signed postcards of Proposition and Proposal by Katie Ashley

A Ebook of Devoured, Tidal, and All over you, by Emily Snow

A signed copy of Undeniable, some swag, one ebook copy of each of the Trinity Trilogy books by Madeline Sheehan

Save My Soul swag pack, including a $10 Amazon gift card from Elley Arden

5 copies signed of Finding Trust by Natalie Gayle

2 lucky winners will get a ARC of Backup (hopefully signed)

1 Lucky winner will get a ARC of Crossing the Line (hopefully signed)

1 lucky winner will get to go to a Predators game with me and eat nachos and have bacon on a stick! Beer too! (Must be local)

Sounds good huh!??!? Its going to be amazing so tell everyone! and make sure to enter below!!!

Thanks so much everyone!!!

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What is a name?

Hello my beautiful puck bunnies!!!

Hope everyone is doing well. Me, I’m making it…lol. Things have been insane like I’ve said on my Facebook. Here is the post in case you missed it:

So I have a lot of work ahead of me. Copyedits, edits, and all things for Taking Shots, Trying to Score, Empty Net and the fourth book but the biggest thing is that I am working my butt off to get the Novella wrote because I want y’all to have it. So here is my goal: The book will have 15 chapters, and if I write a chapter a day that means I should have it done before March 8 since I take weekends off to let my brain rest. So that’s what I’m gonna do, I’m working for you amazing readers because I hate having y’all wait so long for something new from me. Hopefully Backup will hold you over until book 4. Bet y’all weren’t expecting this:

Teaser: Chapter one of Backup:
“I’m not sure what to say, I feel horrible for being the cherry on top of your horrible day cupcake.”
She flashed him a grin as she jokingly said, “I think the least you could do is tell me your name, so I can bad talk you later,” she added with a wink.
She could tell he wasn’t sure if she was joking or not, but soon he was smiling back at her.
Holding out his hand, he said, “Jordan Ryan.”
She looked down at his hand and then took it, enjoying the way his large hand swallowed hers. With heat and tingles running up her arm while her heart pounded louder than a drum, she felt as if something moved between them. Not knowing that it was, she gasped, “I’m Aynslee Shaw.”

Really rough but I wanted to give y’all something.

The reason I wanted to repost that was because of the teaser. I wanted everyone to see that I am working hard and really if I could give y’all the fourth book I’d give it to y’all now, but I cant. It’s the in the hands of the publisher and believe me guys, it’s gonna be amazing. No one mistakes, pretty new covers, paper backs, and all kinds of awesome stuff. Going with Random House was the best decision I have ever made besides marrying my husband, having kids, and loving hockey, oh and writing! Hehe. I know that some people have said that I have sold out because I did go with a publisher, but I don’t feel that way. I get a lot of crap for poor editing and being with Random House, that won’t happen. They are the best publishing house in the world; they are going to make me ten times better. I am working with the best editors, the most amazing editor and chief and then the greatest agent, I am truly blessed and I’m working hard to give y’all everything you want. Believe me, big things are coming and I won’t let y’all down.
Now the reason for this post is to let y’all know that the 4th books name has been changed. I loved Blue Lines, it fit the book and I was really upset that it had changed but I understand where my publisher is coming from and why it needed to changed. They obviously know what they are doing and I am hoping to be on the New York Times best seller list with Blue Lines, so I am going to trust everything they say. Without going into the details about why the name changed, I’d like to inform you that the new name is:

Crossing the Line

It fits, and when y’all read the book you’ll see that they were right! I’m really excited about this book and anything to make it more amazing than it already is, I’m down for! So yehaw!

Next I wanted to share all three new covers! They are so pretty and I’m so excited! I can’t wait for y’all to see Crossing the Line, it may be the hottest of all the covers. I know that Taking Shots and Trying to Score are coming out April 16th, and hopefully Empty Net will come out with them too. We are working hard to get everything done. It’s A LOT of work and without my agent, I’d be lost, that’s for sure. Lol. So here they are:

Aren’t they beautiful!??!? SO EXCITED!!!

Now, I’d like to let everyone know about my upcoming appearances. I will be at my local Hastings in Clarksville TN on May 18th 2013 from 1-3. I am working on one in Nashville, but for some reason, none of the bookstores in Nashville want to get back to me. Really weird, but its cool cause Clarksville is only 35 minutes from Nashville!!! I’ll let you know if anything changes but right now, Clarksville is the only place I am signing in. I am going to the RT convention, The Naughty Mafia Rocks Vegas convention, and the Indie Romance Convention. I have contact the BookBash, but haven’t heard anything back yet. I am trying so hard to get to every part of the US to meet everyone. I think we are going to MI for a family reunion this summer so I’ll be contacting a book store there to do a signing. New York is on my list and I’m trying hard to get there! I’ll let you know. If you know of somewhere that is doing a signing and would like me to come, please let me know!! I’d love to meet every single one of you!

Okay, so I am on a mission to get 3000 likes on Facebook. I am trying to come up with a huge giveaway but I am having trouble coming up with one. Before I’d try to give y’all the book sooner and all that jazz, but I can’t do that anymore. So I need help. I have so much swag now; it’s crazy and so exciting. I also have a picture of me and Shea, signed, and then one of Ellis, me and Josi, signed, that I could give away. I don’t know, what do y’all think? Give me something, what do y’all want?! Hehe.

Okay, that’s all I got today. I picked the winner for the Cupids hop; I sent you an email if you won’t. Make sure to check out Romancing the Jock because today my post went up and I am giving away a 10$ gift card. Thanks so much for being the best group of readers in the world and I’d love to hear from y’all. Make sure to comment and let me know what you think of the covers, the name change and what I should do to get followers. Thanks so much gals!!!


Hey All!!
There is a tab now for News and Events! Check it out! Also, I am re-posting this from my Facebook in case someone missed it:

So I have gotten a lot of emails and Facebook messages on ways to meet me. Well here is three upcoming ways: I am going to RT in Kansas City on May 3-5. I am working on having signings here in Clarksville at my local Hastings and then one in Nashville, all in May for when the books are released. So if you are going to RT please let me know and if you’d love to come to Clarksville or Nashville please let me know! The more people I know are coming the more likely I wont be scared out of my mind to do this. It would be very embarrassing to set up signings and no one comes but my husband, kids, and mom 😛 hehehe! Can’t wait to meet everyone :)

Let me know! hehe. Also, I am a part of the Cupids Playground Hop that is happening from the 13th to the 18th! So check back for a chance to win a 50$ giftcard!!! Also on Feb 14th, Cocktails and Books is doing a Love Letters Event and ask Shea, Lucas and Tate to be apart of it! So make sure to check that out! I’ll make sure to post the link that day! Hope everyone is doing will and I am excited for the road ahead of me!

Release Dates!

Afternoon everyone! I have release dates but these can and probably will change! I’m so excited for these releases and when I get the new covers, believe me, I’ll release those asap! EEEEKKK!!! I’m so excited! ….I think I say that all the time now…lol

Well! Here we go!

Taking Shots :: May 13, 2013

Trying to Score :: June 10, 2013 – my 10 year wedding anniversary!

Empty Net :: July 8th, 2013

Blue Lines :: Aug 13, 2013

Aren’t y’all excited?!?!? I know I am!!!! All four books will be available for pre-order, which I think is so freaking cool!!!!! I dont know if this is still in the works but I heard of a box set for the series which again, I think is so freaking cool! It’s still all so freaking bad ass to me! lol. Whooohoooo Yehaw!

Thanks so much again!!

Holy hot hockey players! I am now a published author with Random House!

Me and my contract from Random House!


Its all still so unreal and a part of me really doesnt believe it happened.

When I started Taking Shots, I mainly wrote it for myself. I remember when I finished it, and I looked over at my hubby and said “I just wrote a book.” He laughed and then said “What?” Lol. It was crazy, I wasnt the author type. I’ve always been a writer, I love to write little worlds of awesomeness, but I always thought I was meant to be just a mommy and nurse. Wow, did God, have a different plan for me.

Hubby convinced me to query for agents and publishers. I got rejected by EVERYONE and it really messed with me, I hated the rejection so I said eff it. lol. Well, then I saw that I could self publish, so I did that, I was like yeah, this is going to be awesome! I’ll make friends with new people that like my books and everything will be cool. And that was how it happened. I made some of my bestest friends now, and they have been with me since the beginning!

Well, the editing thing came up, and I was like EEKK! lol. So I hired an editor, got screwed, hired another one, got screwed some more, hey, why not go for a third time, GOT SCREWED AGAIN! lol. So I was to the point where I was ready to quit because people like good edited books. Well I didnt get a decent editor until Empty Net, and even she missed stuff because my books are big and its a lot to edit, but I still feel she did a great job.

I learned a lot, and I am glad with where I was in life. Things we wonderful, I have a fan base, I am interactive with my fans and I feel good. I basically felt like life was wonderful! I was making friends, I was working on Blue Line, and heck yeah, I was going to Disney World. I mean really? What else could happen!? lol. Well, I got an email from a friend that was like, I am talking to an agent for you because I think you need one. I was like okay, cool, I’d like to have an agent because my dream is to have my book in stores. To walk into Target and see my beautiful series on the shelf? I think I might piss my pants and then scream girlie little screams. So be aware when this happens! lol.

Well, I was excited to see what would happen with that but I was too busy with life and getting ready to go to Disney to be really worried about it. I have the mind set that if it happens it was meant to be, if it doesnt, oh well. Well I was out somewhere, and I remember getting an email from Susan Grimshaw, and it was titled Empty Net – Great Job! I cant always view my emails from my phone, it sometimes wont load so I figured I’d read it when I got home. Well I forgot and the next day I was doing my morning check and clicked the email, and this is what it said.

Hi there,
Just wanted to say congratulations on writing such a wonderful story – I love hockey so this theme totally resonated with me.  Your characters are wonderfully developed & I thoroughly enjoyed the journey you took me on – EMPTY NET deserves its starred reviews!
I was curious as to what your future projects may be & if you have any interest in working with a New York publisher such as Random House.
Love to chat with you sometime,
Now first, I froze. I read it again and then I started screaming, my computer flew off my lap, I ran into the bedroom and started screaming at my husband about the email. He read it and then he was like “Holy crap.” lol. So I emailed her back, and was like. OMG YES! lol and then I emailed my friend and told her,  “Hey, I got an email from Sue Grimshaw of Random House and she wants to talk to me. I think I may need an agent.”
I got an agent one day, a publisher the next, and then I went to Disney that next Monday.
I feel so blessed to have the most amazing agent that seriously is there for me. Her name is Alix Taylor and I couldnt have been fitted with a better person. She gets me. She gives it to me straight and she cares. I am a very honest, loving person, and I feel that Alix is what I need to protect me and to turn my name into something big. I am so excited for the ride me and her are about to get on and I know its gonna be a blast.
It was INSANE and I think that my family and I are still in shock. I cried when I got to announce it yesterday via Facebook, and I still get teary eyed when I think about it all. I’ve worked so hard to create this amazing world for my beautiful puck bunnies and to have someone take notice and want me, man, that is the most amazing thing in the world because I think my fans knew this was going to happen before I did. They believed in me when I didnt, and I cant thank y’all enough for that.
So now that I have this contract, I now how deadlines. That is scary let me tell you, I am freaking out a bit. Now, not only do I have to worry about making a great books for my bunnies, but now I gotta make sure I get it done on time for the publisher. Its crazy, but I am ready and I think as long as i have the support system I have, I can do whatever I put my mind too.
I mainly did this post to thank you guys. I am so blessed to have all of you in my life and I hope that you continue to stay with me through everything. Its gonna be fun, I can promise you that. To thank you some more, here is a little snippet of Blue Lines.

“I’m really sorry, it will never happen again.”

“Like I said, I had you if it would have gotten out of control.”

Erik laughed, “How so? Are you a ninja too?”

Piper smiled, “No, but I did take self-defense classes in New York, so I know how to protect myself.”

“Of course you do, I swear you’re a Jack of all trades,” he said as he moved off the bed.

I’m really excited about this book and cant wait for it to come out. I am also excited about the new covers and reedited versions of the past books. I think it will only make my books better! Thank you so much again, girls!

Then my whole world, turns misty Blue…….Lines…

The big question is:


The answer….I have no clue.

A lot of things are happening right now with my book series. Things are changing, and I am having to adjust to the change and also wait for the changes to be final. During all this I am having to write a book and worry about all the changes and also my upcoming works. Blue Lines is roughly fully written, which means I have different scenes written but they are for further along in the book. I still have the first 15 chapters to write fully, with only a couple scenes here and there. The ending will be cake, no problem, but I am struggling a little right now. Like I’ve said before this book is way different than the first three. I am having to adjust and I haven’t gotten there yet. This book will have more complex characters and I am hoping since I am challenging myself, it will pay off.

Thankfully I have the full support of my husband, family, and friends. I was talking to my best friend today and I started crying because I feel so under pressure and scared that I am jacking this book up. I want to deliver something worthy of being an Assassins series novel and I am want to make y’all happy. Well, my best friend told me that I have to write this book for me and after I am completely and utterly happy with it, give it to the world. I think I’ve worried to much about what everyone wants and not what I want. So I am working hard to overcome that, and again the changes that are happening.

Another thing I have that I dont think a lot of authors have, is the support from y’all. I have hands down the best fans in the world. You guys can lift me from the bottom with just one sentence and I dont think I can thank y’all enough. I just hope that everyone is patient with me through the next couple months. I am hoping to announce my news soon, also have a release date for Blue Lines and all that fun stuff. I wish I could say more, tell you guys exactly what I am thinking but I can’t. It will all have to wait.

Till then though, how about a little teaser?

(again, remember, this is my rough f-ed up grammar and writing!)

“The least I could do? Are you fucking kidding me?! The least you could have done was not fucking break my heart! You don’t get to come into someone’s life and then check out. To only later expect them to help you out!” Piper yelled. Her eyes were clouded with tears and he could see that she was doing everything to keep them in.

Erik didn’t want to yell at her, but he had no choice, “I never meant to hurt you and I told you that! You kept this from me, giving me no time to figure things out! You owe me!”

“I owe you nothing!” she screeched, “nothing!”

So there you go. I know these teasers only make the wait worse, but I still like giving them.

Thanks so much for all y’all do for me!

Now, off to writing I go!