BLOG TOUR | STOLEN GOODS

Stolen Goods

(To Catch a Thief Book 2)

by Kay Marie

Catch Me If You Can meets Tangled in this funny and feel-good adventurous romance, new from bestselling author Kaitlyn Davis, writing as Kay Marie.

Addison Abbot is a dreamer—she dreams of owning her own cake shop, of traveling the world, of finding Prince Charming. But when it comes to actually following any of those dreams, she’s a little, well, stuck. So when a devilishly handsome stranger saves her from two robbers with guns and pulls her into the adventure of a lifetime, she’s determined to find her fairytale ending—until she realizes he’s the most wanted criminal in America, that is.

Thaddeus Ryder was just another run-of-the-mill international art thief until his latest heist went south. Now, his face is on every news station, his name is making headlines, and his partner is working for the feds. Talk about a bad week on the job. His only option is to flee the country. But when hitmen for the Russian mafia interrupt his getaway, Thad gains an accidental companion—a baking beauty who might be too tempting to resist.

When a good girl meets a bad boy, sparks are bound to fly. But this con man is about to discover the only thing he can’t steal is her heart…

**To Catch a Thief is a romantic comedy series that’s one part humorous and one part heartfelt, with a dash of adventure, a hint of criminal activity, and a whole heap of fun! Each book is a stand-alone romance with a HEA.

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Thaddeus is a thief. He and Jo were “partners in life.” But the Russians have held her over his head for a while now, using him to do their bidding. When things get dicey and he gets the feeling this job will not only be his last, but it will be his last breath as well. When they attack he makes his move.

He knows that Jo is ok, but he needs to talk to her. After giving the Russians the slip, he needs to get his affairs in order and disappear. That is what finds him outside of his only connection to Jo, Addison’s place of employment. He has been watching Addy for days now. Waiting for the right moment.

Addison is a happy go lucky girl. Her life is full of cakes and pink sunshine. She loves baking cakes, especially wedding cakes. She loves seeing the happy couples faces when they see her creations on their special day. But Addy longs for love herself. She is missing that feeling that she belongs to someone. Deep down she feels as if she were made for more. She wants to see the world as well, but she is scared. Never venturing far out of her bubble.

One faithful night both of their worlds come crashing together. Thad tries to reach out to Addy to get to Jo and the Russians attack. With no other choice Thad is forced to kidnap Addy. Will Jo ever forgive him? Will he be able to keep Addy quiet and safe?

These two will embark on a daring adventure. But will they both make it out alive?

Stolen Goods is the second book in the To Catch A Thief series. It was the adventure of a lifetime for two unlikely people. Thad is a thief, but he is a thief with a heart of gold who yearns for more. Art, life, love and freedom.

Addy is a sweet innocent baker. She loves getting lost in her cakes. It is a form of art. A way to escape and get lost in a fantasy she will never live.

When these two characters come together it is the sweetest adventure. They may be opposites in every way, but they belong together. Yin to Yang. They compliment each other and have amazing chemistry. Both full of life and fun.

Overall this book is enjoyable and full of witty fun. I think the first book was the best. I felt it had a tad bit more action, making the book move at a quick exciting pace. This book could have used a bit more action throughout. But what this book did not have in action, it more than made up for it with emotions. This book was a more emotional read than the first. We learn a lot about Jo and Thad, the life that lead to this point in their lives. Thad is an emotionally damaged from past hurts and we see him really open up to Addy.

This is a great series, full of fun, witty banter, smart and challenging women and love. Not only that but each book is filled with danger, and a hot man coming to the rescue. What more could a girl ask for?!

I really enjoyed reading this book and look forward to reading the next book Off The Grid coming out in April/May 2019. I bet it will be a good one. Hint….it’s about Mckenzie & Leo. Oh la la!!! So if you haven’t read these yet, then get to it. You won’t regret it. These books are sure to make you fall in love and have a blast doing it.


All the locks in the car slid into place.

All the missing pieces did too.

“Oh my God!” Addy shouted, whipping her head to the side, meeting those steely eyes, sharp and cunning. No wonder he looked so familiar! He was on the cover of the magazine sitting on her nightstand back home. His face had been on the news every single night for a week—not that she watched the news, but she usually caught the last five or so minutes before the show she actually wanted to watch came on. Maybe I should have been watching the news. Maybe if I had, I would have recognized the most wanted criminal in America! Maybe I would have done the smart thing, like, I don’t know, running away and calling the police instead of falling at his feet and drooling over his smile! Gah! “You’re Thaddeus Ryder!”

“The one and only,” he mused, edge of his lip quirking with a smile, no shame whatsoever evident in his expression.

“Oh my God, those men weren’t trying to kill me—they were trying to kill you!”

He wrinkled his nose with thinly veiled judgment. “Honestly, I’m a little surprised it took you this long to realize that. Unless the world of wedding cake design is a lot more cutthroat than I ever realized.”

“You have no idea,” she commented darkly, and then jolted, looking around at the leather dashboard, the bullet hole in the windshield, the black paint on the hood. She gasped. “Your car didn’t break down!”

“No.”

“I bet this isn’t even your car.”

He didn’t respond.

“Is it stolen?”

“Yes.”

Oh my God. Oh my God. Oh my God.

I’m aiding and abetting a known fugitive.

Oh my God!

“I demand you let me out of the car at once!” Addy exclaimed, her voice as rigid and severe as she could possibly make it.

“I’m afraid that’s not going to happen,” he replied smoothly, all confidence and control.

“But— But—” That always works in the movies. “But I demand it!”

“And your demand is adorable, really, but it’s not going to happen. I didn’t mean to get you involved, but you are. You’re in this, whether you want to be or not.”

“In what?” Her voice was small, unsure.

He glanced at her, something soft and almost pained in his gaze. Then he looked forward and tightened his grip on the steering wheel, staring out the window with new resolve. “In this car, with me, until I say otherwise.”

I don’t think so. “I’ll call the police.”

“I have your phone.”

“I’ll scream.”

“Please don’t. I’m pretty sure no one but me will hear you, and my eardrums can’t take any more.”

“I’ll— I’ll—” Addy searched around for some sort of ammunition. Her hand went to the door handle and tugged on it uselessly.

“It’s locked, remember? And even if it weren’t, I wouldn’t recommend that route, just based on my own personal experience. Jumping out of a car going upwards of sixty miles an hour hurts like hell.”

She folded her fingers into her palm and pulled her hand back slightly, then spun, lunging for the wheel. He caught her with his forearm and pushed her back against the seat, locked in place. Addy punched and kicked, but he didn’t budge.

“I’m not going to hurt you, I swear. If I wanted to do that, I would’ve left you back there on your own. I wouldn’t have taken you with me.” He released her and ran his hand through his hair, ruffling those dark, wavy locks in a way that was frustratingly attractive. “This is all a big mistake. I just need to make sure it’s safe before I let you go.”

“Why should I believe you?”

He winced. “Because I have no reason to lie.”

Addy snorted with disbelief before she could stop it—uncaring for once in her life that the gesture was incredibly unladylike. “You’re a criminal. And a thief. And a con. And all you’ve done tonight is lie!”

“True,” he stated slowly, meeting her eyes with a smile. “But wasn’t it exciting?”


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Hot Pursuit

(To Catch a Thief Book 1)

Kay Marie

Don’t miss this laugh-out-loud, enemies-to-lovers romance that’s How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days meets White Collar with a dash of The Thomas Crown Affair thrown in!

All Jolene Carter has ever wanted is a bakery of her own. There’s only one problem. Her father, Robert Carter, is a world-renowned art thief and she’s, well, sort of his protégé. But he’s promised her this next job in New York will be their last, and she won’t let anyone get in the way of her dreams…especially not the distractingly delicious FBI agent hot on her tail.

Agent Nate Parker has been on the Robert Carter case for years, and if rumors of the aging criminal’s retirement are true, this might be his last chance to nail him. With the legacy of his late father in the back of his mind, the stakes are more personal than anyone realizes. He won’t let anything stand in the way of justice…especially not the red-headed vixen who keeps giving him the slip.

He’s a cop who’d never bend. She’s a con who’ll never break. But all’s fair in love and larceny…

**To Catch a Thief is a romantic comedy series that’s one part humorous and one part heartfelt, with a dash of adventure, a hint of criminal activity, and a whole heap of fun! Each book is a stand-alone romance with a HEA.

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Kay  Marie

Kaitlyn Davis, a bestselling author with over a quarter of a million books sold, writes young adult fantasy novels under the name Kaitlyn Davis and contemporary romance novels under the name Kay Marie. Publisher’s Weekly has said, “Davis writes with confidence and poise,” while USA Today has recommended her work as “must-read romance.”

To learn more about her young adult novels, visit her Goodreads author page for Kaitlyn Davis here: https://www.goodreads.com/Kaitlyn_Davis

Always blessed with an overactive imagination, Kaitlyn has been writing ever since she picked up her first crayon and is overjoyed to share her work with the world. When she’s not daydreaming, typing stories, or getting lost in fictional worlds, Kaitlyn can be found playing fetch with her puppy, watching a little too much television, or spending time with her family. If you have any questions for her–about her books, about scheduling an event, or just in general–you may contact her at: KaitlynDavisBooks@gmail.com

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