Monday, 16 April 2018

REVIEW - Yogi and the Bear by Nix Knox

The Book
Release Date: 21 April 2015

If the fall is inevitable, might as well enjoy the tumble... 

Months after a scaffolding accident leaves him in chronic agony, construction worker Ryan Powell has exhausted all that Western medicine has to offer. He’s willing to try anything, even yoga, to get some relief. 

He expected to feel out of place at the New Age Center, but he never expected a power-outage bathroom encounter to magically erase his pain. When he discovers the man with the magic hands is his drop-dead-sexy yoga teacher, Ryan decides that there might just be something to this metaphysical thing, after all. 

Yogi Niklas Baumgartner has found it remarkably easy to keep his shiny vow of chastity untarnished—until now. Still, a bathroom hand job doesn’t really count as sex, right? But his footing on the no-nooky wagon slips when he realizes the big, blond bear at the back of the class is his man in the dark. 

Their unlikely attraction brings out sides of themselves they never knew lurked beneath the surface, sides it takes courage to accept. But when trust is broken, repairing the damage might just tear them apart. 

Warning: Contains a gentle giant, a dominant orgo-bunny, a pair of weighty manacles, too many movie references, accidental porn, overcoming stereotypes, and deliciously kinky sex.

My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to NetGalley and Samhain Publishing, for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This is a new to me author and although the grammar and spelling were pretty much faultless, i did have issues with some of the content of the story.

My main problem was with Nik and his personality split which was finished too easily.  I mean if each personality is different and has a different name (Nik is shy and submissive whilst Julien was a dominant) there is something stronger going on than was presented.  Nik also has other issues, the main one with his estranged family.

Ryan is a lovely easy going guy, but he shoulders a lot of stress which has not been helped by an accident.  He also has family issues and his sisters situation detracted from the main story and didn't really add much to the plot.  

The BDSM angle also had a few issues but was know where as bad as the personality issue, but the main theme was fair sound.

Not sure i will be up to reading this book again, but could be interested into reading more from this author in time.

Sunday, 15 April 2018

REVIEW - Wrong Place, Right Time by Brooke Williams

The Book
Release Date: 9 December 2014
Goodreads Link

As the bumbling town TV traffic reporter, Kate Covington is a constant source of entertainment, but Kate sticks with her dead end job because of her love for news anchor Brian Schaffer. When Brian spontaneously runs off to marry his high school sweetheart, Kate panics and quickly follows. She finds herself in a Las Vegas wedding chapel, desperate to tell her best friend how she feels before he makes a huge mistake and marries the wrong person. The mistake, however, is all Kate’s. 

As the scorned bride runs back down the short aisle, Kate quickly realizes she just interrupted the wrong wedding. The would-be groom, Chad Leida, explains the predicament Kate has caused him…he needs to marry before turning 30 in order to inherit his family fortune…and he no longer has a bride. 

When Chad asks Kate to marry him and promises her a million dollars for a year of her time, Kate isn’t sure what to do. She has a great deal of debt to her name due to caring for her ailing grandmother, but she also doesn’t want to let go of the idea of love and marriage going together. 

Kate’s impulsive decision changes her entire lifestyle…and her ideas about love. From Las Vegas to San Francisco and even to the Midwestern city of Omaha, Kate learns that even when she turns up in the Wrong Place, sometimes it is at just the Right Time.

My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to The Writer's Coffee Shop Publishing House, for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This is a cute romance, however the last part of the book felt a little rushed and therefore was a little disappointing for me.

Things happen fairly quickly in the beginning, Kate has a crush on a guy who tells her he is getting married in Vegas and she goes to interrupt his wedding, however she interrupts the wrong wedding.

Chad is an ok guy, certainly not an alpha male, but he does look after Kate in his own way although at one point he does not give her the benefit of doubt that she well deserves.

Kate is actually a fairly strong character and does not fall apart, however she certainly has her flaws.

Not a bad read, but not something that i would rush to read again.

REVIEW - Bliss and the Art of Forever (Hope Springs #4) by Alison Kent

The Book
Release Date: 7 April 2015
Goodreads Link

Now that she’s committed to leaving Hope Springs, she’s falling for the wrong man…but he just might give her all the right reasons to stay.

Two years after her husband’s death, kindergarten teacher Brooklyn Harvey is leaving Hope Springs for her in-laws’ vineyard in Italy—with no plans of coming back. That is, until she meets a disarmingly sexy biker-turned-chocolatier. He might be the man of her dreams, but he’s also the father of one of her students; as such, he’s strictly off-limits.

Callum Drake knows a good thing when he sees one, and he doesn’t want to let Brooklyn get away, even if his rival for her affection is the ghost of her dead husband. He’ll do whatever it takes to win her over, including making chocolates concocted just for her—chocolates that evoke memories of their time together. But can he create a second love bright enough to pull her, and her heart, out of living in the past?

My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to NetGalley and Montlake Romance, for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

Although this book is part of a series this book can very much be read as a stand alone book.  

Although i liked this book there were recipes that were included that felt superfluous to me and made the book shorter than i thought it was.

Brooklyn is a lonely woman still grieving two years later after the death of her firefighter husband.  It is only after meeting one of her pupils parents that things start to change for her.

Callum Drake is an ex biker, returned home only because of his daughter years ago.  In Brooklyn he find the first person to tempt him since Addy was born and someone he finds to gets close to very quickly.

It was a good read but it didn't't light my fire or left me wanting more, it just satisfied the craving a little.

Monday, 9 April 2018

REVIEW - Bitter Rivals: a novella by Winter Renshaw

The Book
Release Date: 30 April 2016
Goodreads Link

First it was love. Then it was war.

XAVIER

Work hard, play harder.

All I wanted was a weekend in the Hamptons, but what I got was forty-eight hours of quality time with my former business partner. My ex best friend. The girl who walked away without so much as an explanation the second sh*t got real.

I’m going to make her sorry she was never mine.

MAGNOLIA

Work hard, forget the rest.

All I wanted was a peaceful weekend alone at my boss’ Hamptons manse, but what I got was forty-eight hours with the guy who convinced me to fall in love with him and then did the unthinkable.

He broke my heart once, and I’ll be damned if I let him anywhere near it ever again

My Review  3 STARS
I found this novella hard to get into, mainly because the pair had already got a relationship of sorts, but that was in the past.  It felt like we had missed something within the relationship by not getting the beginning and being thrown into where they were meeting up again by mistake.

Yes we end up getting the information we need, but it took me a while to adjust.

The pair have good chemistry, but the last two years apart basically comes down to not Magnolia not trusting her friend and the pair not communicating about what happened, which would have so easily sorted everything out.

You don't need to read any other books in order to read this novella although there are other couples in the book that have stories from the Never Series.

REVIEW - Must Love Babies (Must Love Babies #1) by Lynnette Austin

The Book
Release Date: 5 June 2018
Goodreads Link

This baby's not the only one in need of a cuddle...

Brant Wylder is a bachelor and loving it! He's in Misty Bottoms, Georgia, property-hunting for his vintage car repair shop when he gets the call. His sister's been in an accident, and Brant has to drop everything and take care of his five-month-old nephew. That's the end of the bachelor lifestyle.

Bridal boutique owner Molly Stiles is all business all the time, until she sees that Brant's in trouble. In this Southern town, nobody ever has to go it alone. And besides, how can she resist that beautiful baby in the arms of a beautiful man...?

Must Love Babies Series: Must Love Babies (Book 1)
I've Got You Babe (Book 2)
For Baby and Me (Book 3)

What People Are Saying about Lynnette Austin: "A delightful, romantic story about dreams, family, and first love..."--Fresh Fiction for The Best Laid Wedding Plans"An emotional story about a deep love, forgiveness and letting go." --Keeper Bookshelf for Picture Perfect Wedding

My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to NetGalley and Sourcebooks Casablanca, for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This is a new to me author and the beginning of a new series, however i feel it would have been better to read the Magnolia Brides series first as there are so many mentions of the three ladies from that series and starts at the wedding of one of them.

This is a Very clean book, a few heated kisses and sex is all but glossed over, but mostly its all tension and one man trying his best to woo a strong minded woman who does not trust easily with her heart.

Although it was a sweet book, i'm not sure that i will be following this series or this author, the style was not really me, and there were bits that i thought were over explained or missing which just let it down for me.

Saturday, 7 April 2018

REVIEW - Punk Rock Cowgirl (Blackberry Cove Cowboys #1) by Kasey Lane

The Book
Release Date: 27 March 2018
Goodreads Link

When Kendall Kelly's career as the free spirited punk country crossover queen ends in a fiery ball of doom and humiliation, she has no place to go but back to her hometown Blackberry Cove, California, where she abandoned her secret husband years ago without so much as a note. She’s hoping to pick up the pieces of her shattered life and finally cut the last tie to the only man she ever loved.

As part owner of Kelly Family Farms, Damian Sloan has spent the last few years rebuilding the floundering business into a growing organic farm. He thought he'd moved on from his broken heart, but when Kendall barges back into his life—broken but beautiful as ever---he soon realizes he hasn’t forgotten. Or forgiven. Kendall threatens everything he’s built, but he can’t quite turn her away.

Damian and Kendall must put aside their differences for the success of the farm they both depend on. Maybe, in the process, they can rebuild what they tragically lost.

My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to NetGalley and Tule Publishing, for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This is a new to me author and the story created is sweet.

Kendall has come back home after the death of her last family member to be at the funeral, but it is not a place she wants to stay.

Damian is a man who has been hurt and betrayed by those he loves.  Kendall coming back is a good and a bad thing.

A series of events gets both sides taking again and admitting to having never loved another since.  The story will wrap you up and give you a feel good feeling and can be read as a stand alone.

Thursday, 5 April 2018

REVIEW - Dirty (Naughty #1) by R.L. Kenderson

The Book
Release Date: 1 July 2017
Goodreads Link

After returning home due to her father’s illness, Elise Phillips reunites with her college friends, including Luke Long. Luke was a player back then, and Elise had always prided herself on notbeing another notch on his bedpost.

Luke is still gorgeous though, and he knows it. And he checks all her boxes—intelligent and sexy with muscles and a hard body.

Following a night of beer and shots, her resistance runs out, and he finally does check her box. And Elise knows that it can never happen again.

Luke had always thought of Elise as the pretty girl that was friends with his roommate’s girlfriend, but now she’s all grown up. When their night of passion rocks Luke’s world he realizes he must have her again.

The two enter a friends-with-benefits relationship with the agreement that they’re just going to have fun. The only thing is, with mutual friends involved, they have to hide their indiscretion.

But what harm can come from a dirty little secret?

My Review  4 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

I liked this book and it was much more than just a steamy sex story. It is also the first time that i have read this collaboration of people before.

Elise has returned home only because her father is ill and she does not want to miss anything should anything happen.

Luke has the reputation of when her was in college for being a bit of a playboy and not serious about having a girlfriend.

The chemistry between the two is hot and you can really see the two growing closer together and sharing more of themselves than with previous partners, even though they keep their relationship, which starts as friends with benefits from their friends to begin with..

We have family issues on Elise's side and a reappearance from one of the exes, but mostly we have supportive friends and two people finding that they need each other and are the prefect fit for each other and keep each other happy.

I really liked this book and would very happily read more from this pen name again.


Monday, 2 April 2018

REVIEW - Anywhere with You (Starlight Hill #3.5) by Heatherly Bell

The Book
Release Date: 2 November 2015
Goodreads Link

**Novella available free to newsletter subscribers - first published as part of Small Town Summer (anthology is no longer available.)**

Welcome to Starlight Hill, California, where the wine flows freely and so does the gossip... 

Celebrity stylist Kailey Robbins wants a second chance with ex-military pilot Joe Hannigan, but can she convince him that this time she’ll settle down into small town life? 

A Starlight Hill novella, this is officially book 4 in reading order.

My Review  3 STARS
This is a sweet novella that can be read as a stand alone from this series and focuses on pilot Joe Hannigan and Kailey a hairdresser who has done hair for the stars and is set to work on a popular tv drama soon.

Having broken up a month or two ago as Kailey has commitment and relationship issues, it takes an accident to bring the two back together and finally where they belong in each others arms.

We watch as Kailey lowers her barriers and actually tries to make a life with Joe in his small hometown and make friends with the locals, proving to Joe that she is here to stay this time.

It was a sweet read and felt rather short, but not rushed.  I would have loved a full book with this couple, but this taster into their life was cute.

Friday, 30 March 2018

REVIEW - P.S. I Hate You by Winter Renshaw

The Book
Release Date: 26 March 2018
Goodreads Link

Dear Isaiah, 

Eight months ago, you were just a soldier about to be deployed and I was just a waitress, sneaking you a free pancake and hoping you wouldn’t notice that my gaze was lingering a little too long. 

But you did notice. 

We spent one life-changing week together before you left, and we said goodbye on day eight, exchanging addresses at the last minute. 

I saved every letter you wrote me, your words quickly becoming my religion. 

But you went radio silent on me months ago, and then you had the audacity to walk into my diner yesterday and act like you’d never seen me in your life. 

To think … I almost loved you and your beautifully complicated soul. 

Almost. 

Whatever your reason is—I hope it’s a good one. 

Maritza the Waitress 

PS – I hate you, and this time … I mean it. 

AUTHOR’S NOTE: For a *limited time* the eBook version of P.S. I HATE YOU includes two bonus novels (ABSINTHE and DARK PROMISES). Rest assured P.S. I HATE YOU is still a full-length (~70k word) novel even though it might end around 33% on your device.

My Review  4 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

In some ways this was actually a sweet book.  We have the grandchild of a world renowned star along with a military man who has, as most people, some baggage along for the ride.

Maritza was a happy character who always says her mind and speaks with complete honesty.  Her grandmother  was a star, however makes her pay rent in order to live in the pool house with her cousin Melrose.

Isaiah Torres is a corporal back home for a week before he is back on deployment and after meeting in the cafe where she works and an unfortunate motor incident, they agree to spend the next 9 days together as friends before he ships off.

We get to see some of the letters written between Isaiah and Maritza when he is overseas and we also get the after when he comes back.

The part where he comes back does feel a little rushed, however we do get a happy ever after and comeuppance for a baddy.  

I would gladly read more from this author.

Thursday, 29 March 2018

REVIEW - Blue Sky (Blue Devils Book 1) by Alana Albertson

The Book
Release Date: 26 March 2018
Goodreads Link

Don’t sleep with the nanny. 

The one rule I swore to myself that I would obey. As a United States Naval Officer and a pilot for the world famous Blue Angels, I always play by the rules. 

Hell, I make the rules. 

And I never break them 

Until I meet Paloma. 

I can’t ignore how she makes me feel alive again after I was certain that my heart was closed to love. 
We have nothing in common besides our love for my daughter. 

I’m rich; she’s poor. 

I’m her boss; she’s my employee. 

I’m dead inside; she’s full of life. 

Despite our differences, I let lust control my actions and kiss her like it’s the last night of the world. 

Which it is, because our passionate kiss has changed my life forever. 

I may be a Blue Angel, but she has woken the devil inside. 

And I’ll do anything to make her mine. 

Alana Albertson brings you an emotional love story between a widowed Blue Angel pilot and the one woman who is forbidden to him—his baby’s nanny.

Blue Sky is an epic standalone, slow burn, ugly cry romance. For a limited time, I have included some bonus books.


My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

Although i liked this book, there were far too many mentions of the dead wife and that Beck was not ready to move on, though he blatantly did with Paloma.

The Spanish in the book was nice, however not necessary as there was also the english translation, it was also nice to see a little more about the American-Mexican people as where i live there is none of that.

Paloma was great with Sky, some people are just good with kids and Paloma's sisters certainly acted their age, but didn't seem to care that they were being uprooted by Paloma like they were.

There were a few inconsistencies in the book, so it could probably do with another edit, for example Paloma left the house and Beck went for a shower with no mention of where the baby was.

A good story marred by a few things and the fact that it ended at 66% on my kindle as there was another free book at the end, but i did enjoy it.

REVIEW - Living with Her One-Night Stand (The Loft, #1) by Noelle Adams

The Book
Release Date: 24 April 2018
Goodreads Link

Jill has never been good at taking risks, but she spends one hot night with a sexy stranger, knowing she'll never see him again. Then Lucas shows up the next morning as her new roommate. He was supposed to be a one-night stand, but now he'll be living in the empty room in her shared apartment for the next six months. 

Jill needs stability and a long-term relationship, and she knows Lucas can never give her those things. He's looking for a life free of commitments or obligations. She knows he's wrong for her. She shouldn't want him for more than one night. 

But she lives with him. He's around all the time--with his sexy smile and his hard body and the soft heart he pretends not to have. Not wanting him isn't really an option.

My Review  5 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This book is the first is a spinoff series of the Tea For Two series and this book focuses on Jill who we met in the last Tea For Two book.

Jill is quirky, smart and a little bit of a geek, but she has a big heart.  Lucus had a life changing event and has since changed his entire life and has found himself invited to live with a college friend for a while.  It is her that he meets Jill and they hit it off.

However one is looking for their forever partner and the other is just looking for the here and now.

In this book we also meet Jill's best friends Michelle and Chloe who i can imagine the next books are going to be for, and they come across and really supportive and lovable.  

Jill and Lucas make a good couple and it is only near the end that we find out what sent Lucas on a life changing road.

Really looking forward to reading the next books in the series.

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

REVIEW - Mate Magic (Savior City Witches #2) by L. Valente, S. King

The Book
Release Date: 13 April 2018
Goodreads Link

Supernatural P.I. Aster Night is closing in on a killer, but soon finds herself caught in the cross fire of some pitch black magic. 

Demon magic. 

The only way to save herself—and the world—is to catch the killer before he strikes again. 

She’s going to need every bit of magical help she can get…including the assistance of her three drop-dead sexy new boyfriends. Together, she, Rake, Damon, and Finn are a force to be reckoned with. Every time they touch, power and passion flare in equal measure. 

The power, she needs. 
The passion, is a distraction she can’t afford. 

But when the ultimate darkness threatens the four fated mates, love may be the only magic strong enough to save them. 

*This WHITE HOT reverse harem paranormal romance series is intended for readers 18 and over. This is a true reverse harem featuring one woman and her fated mates. M/M/F/M*


My Review  5 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This is the second and last part to Aster's story with Damon, Finn and Rake and BOY did the authors turn up the heat.  Seriously, it was seriously HOT!!

Aster has a naughty demon and a naughty witch to catch along with a naughty cousin, but we already knew that.

We get points of view from all our main characters along with great chemistry, lots of heat and a really satisfying ending.  However i could have kept on reading and reading more from these awesome characters, even if it meant changing my panties lol.

All the men have different qualities that make this foursome better and each bring something different to Aster and their relationship as a four.  The bond they share and bring Aster into is strong and solid.

I would certainly read more of this kind of work by these authors again in a heart beat.

Monday, 26 March 2018

REVIEW - Like a Boss by Lili Valente

The Book
Release Date: 29 March 2018

I’m one puff piece away from tearing up my journalism degree and hurling my laptop into the Hudson River. So when I smell a juicy story brewing at my brother’s Wall Street investment firm, I’ll do whatever it takes to get my scoop.

One clever disguise later, I’m deep undercover as the firm’s newest broker, simultaneously gathering intel and spouting off stock tips like a boss.

Go me, right?

Sure, it sounds good on paper, but there’s a catch: the actual boss.

Chief Executive Panty-melter Jack Holt is cocky. Infuriating. And one smoldering look has me ready to violate every rule in the employee handbook.

Thank God my assignment has an expiration date. Because falling for my brother’s best friend and business partner is a lose-lose proposition. Right?

***

In the market for a hot tip? Here’s one.

Don’t bang your best friend’s little sister. Especially when she’s an investigative journalist and your company is the target of her latest exposé.

Unfortunately, I’ve got a hard-on for high-risk bets, and I’m more than eager to invest my considerable stock holdings in Ellie Seyfried’s…ahem…glorious assets.

Friends with fringe benefits is a sweet deal, but it’s not long before I’m falling harder than the post-bubble Nasdaq, hooked on Ellie’s sweet smile and determination to make the world a better place.

There’s only one problem…

When it comes to risking my money, I’ve mastered every trick in the book. But how the hell do I risk my heart?

My Review  5 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This book is a collaboration between two authors that i really love to read and it was everything i wanted and more.

Jack is the alpha male in charge of a brokerage with Eleanors brother and has known Ellie for years and Ellie wants a story that will take her away from writing puff pieces.

Eli is a strong woman with a nose for a story and for a mystery and there is certainly something  at this brokerage that piques her interest other than Jack.

The chemistry is hot and there is not much of the pushing away before they both submit to the chemistry between them.  There is a little mystery and twist of the plot that keeps you wrapped into the story and i can't wait to see if these two authors will collaborate together again.

Fingers crossed here!

Sunday, 18 March 2018

REVIEW - Torrid Little Affair (Forbidden Desires #3) by Kendall Ryan

The Book
Release Date: 11 December 2017
Goodreads Link

The best way to get over someone is to get under someone else. And I have the perfect candidate all picked out. 

My new assistant is tempting beyond belief with her curvy body and take-no-shit attitude. All those luscious curves, and a juicy ass I’m already in love with. God, the things that I would do to that ass…

But it’s the haunted look in her eyes that speaks to me. Like she’s taken just as much shit in her past as I have—maybe more. We both deserve a little fun. 

Love can’t fix everything. Mind-blowing sex and a few killer orgasms, on the other hand?

I have a feeling those might do the trick.

This is book three in the Forbidden Desires series, and while it can be read as a standalone, it’s recommended you start with Dirty Little Secret.

My Review  5 STARS
This is book three in the series but can easily be read as a stand alone book, however to get the background on Emma and Gavin i would still recommend that you read the first two books.

Ben has had his heart broken and now finds himself back in the office after months away trying to get himself together only to find that Quinn and Gavin have hired him a new helper who he finds fascinating.  He hopes after a misunderstanding that he can help her with her problem and she can help him with his.

Corinne is shish to begin with, but under Coopers wing she begins to flourish and become more secure in herself, however she holds a secret that could tear them apart.

Upon finding out her secret, Cooper, after a brief fall apart is helped by his close brothers into seeing the bigger picture and pulls up his big man panties and shows Corinne that there is another way around her situation, and the Cooper has the biggest heart and loves unconditionally.

I really look forward to reading Quinn's book which his next.  Can't wait for the oldest brother to finally get his happy ever after.

REVIEw - Dirty Little Promise (Forbidden Desires #2) by Kendall Ryan

The Book
Release Date: 9 October 2017
Goodreads Link

Conflicted in the depth of her feelings for bad boy Gavin Kingsley, lonely librarian Emma Bell knows he’s all wrong for her—yet the heart wants what it wants. 

But if she gives into his dark, erotic desires will she lose herself completely? 

Passion, drama and suspense combine in the highly-anticipated conclusion to Emma Bell’s love affair with the alpha and enigmatic Kingsley brothers. Secrets will be exposed, sides will be chosen, and nothing will ever be the same. 

This is book two in the series, following Dirty Little Secret.

My Review  5 STARS
This book is a continuation of book one and is the story of Emma Bell and Gavin Kingsley.  It starts where book one left off with a cliff hanger and all the questions that we had left from book one are finally answered.

Ben and Gavin are still looking for Emma to return their feelings and Quinn steps in to make Emma let her choice be known once and for all, hurting one man.

We find out who Emma's stalker is and we get to see two people grow from what they were into to happy people getting something they never thought they could ever have, a happy ever after.

I'm really looking forward to book three and the stand alone story of another Quinn brother.

Saturday, 17 March 2018

REVIEW - Night Magic: A Reverse Harem Paranormal Romance (Savior City Witches Book 1) by L. Valente, S. King

The Book
Release Date: 16 March 2018
Goodreads Link

Mixing magic and street smarts, bounty hunter and P.I. Aster Night always gets her man. Except when it comes to...literally getting a man.


Thanks to a curse placed on the Chastity coven centuries ago, she can't get busy with anyone until she marries a man from the sanctimonious, boring, holier-than-thou Koda coven. 


Yeah, no thanks.


Instead, she finds a way out of the curse on her own, breaking it with such a bang that she ends up naked with one sexy as sin man and making some major emotional and physical connections with his two, oh-so-alpha clan brothers.


Her love life is looking up, until she's hired to track down a serial killer preying on witches, and learns her three new boyfriends were once romantically involved with one of the victims.


Now, she has to choose--her heart or her career.


Yes, Rake makes her laugh, Finn makes her knees weak, and Damon makes her feel safe in a way she never has before, but these men are too close to her case.


So close she's afraid one of them might become a killer's next victim... 


*This WHITE HOT reverse harem paranormal romance series is intended for readers 18 and over. This is a true reverse harem featuring one woman and her three fated mates. M/M/F/M*


My Review  5 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

This is a new genre for the author along with being in the reverse harem trope.

The book has been put together brilliantly, with different covens of witches all able to different things and magics.  

We have Aster from the Chastity coven who is feeling the affects of her covens magically imposed chastity for unmarried women.

We also have Finn, Damon and Rake, members of the Koda coven who recently lost their forth, a woman called Cassandra who was recently murdered.

We get to see multiple points of view, from the men, Aster, Raven (Asters cousin) and someone called Kali who is in another coven.

The suspense is great and the book DOES end on a cliff hanger.  I certainly was not ready for the book to finish and could have read on for ages, but i will greatly look forward to what happens next, i can't wait!!

REVIEW - Dirty Little Secret (Forbidden Desires #1) by Kendall Ryan

The Book
Release Date: 14 September 2017
Goodreads Link

The start to a sexy new series from New York Times bestselling author, Kendall Ryan...

She’s much too innocent for me, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting the sweet, young librarian. I’m dominating and possessive, and my control streak runs a mile wide. 

The way she looks at me—like I’m one of the heroes in the books she loves, like I’m broken, and she wants to be the one to piece me back together—it only complicates things further. I’m nobody’s hero. 

But there’s no denying my tragic past reads like one of her favorite literary classics. It’s raw. Visceral. Captivating. And together, we’re a perfect mess. 

How can I resist when the sexual sparks zapping between us set me on fire? The need to control, and claim her force my walls to come tumbling down, but when she learns about my dirty little secret, will my world come crashing down with it?

The story continues in Dirty Little Promise, releasing October 9.

My Review  5 STARS
This is the first book in a trilogy and focuses on librarian Emma Bell and Gavin Kingsley.

Emma and Gavin have almost played tag for a year in a coffee shop before Gavin gives Emma a little test.

The pair have a combustable chemistry and Gavins brothers are awesome.  Cooper is a sweetheart.
Gavin is your alpha male with dominant tendencies and Emma has submissive tendencies, which shows in her past in men.

The book ends on a bit of a cliff hanger and there is also a questions as to who Emma is going to get together with, which brother will she choose.

Lookingforward to see what happens in book two.

Monday, 12 March 2018

REVIEW - Blackmailed by the Beast by Georgia Le Carre

The Book
Release Date: 25 January 2018
Goodreads Link

Chelsea
When I was a child my favorite fairytale was Beauty And The Beast. I dreamed of sacrificing myself for my father, and bravely going to an enchanted castle to live with the Beast. There I gently kissed the beast and transformed him into a handsome Prince.

Now, I'm an adult, and it appears I have somehow wandered into the enchanted mansion of a beast. He is cold and harsh and cannot be transformed with a gentle kiss, but strangely, I don't want to transform him. 
Every single atom in my body, from the tips of my hair to the soles of my feet vibrates, throbs, and calls for my beast to take me ... again and again.

Thorne
Soon the whole world will know my name ... but first I have a distraction to deal with. The matter of a manipulative lying little thief.

When I catch up with her, those bright, scheming eyes try their best to work their magic on me. Somebody should have told Chelsea Appleby no one steals from Thorne Blackmore.

She tells me she will pay me back. She is sorry. She wants more time. The problem is I don't actually need the money back. What I need is to punish her. To possess and own every beautiful inch of her body.

I want to leave my mark on her delicate English skin. Forever. 
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This is a full length standalone with no cheating and guaranteed HEA. Includes bonus content.

My Review  3 STARS
**My thanks to the author for providing me with a free copy for an honest review**

Although i liked this book its very much a packs all punches book, but i think the author threw too much in there.  We has AI technology, blackmail, abuse survivor, schizophrenic storylines with mummy issues and i'm not sure where the beauty and the beast line comes from.

With Chelsea there are so many issues i'm surprised that the woman is a functioning as she is, i mean so much has happened to her that i/m surprised that she has not fallen apart at the seams.

Thorne is supposed to be the beast, coldhearted and cruel, however he is more softhearted than it would appear.  A techno genius creating AI intelligence by himself, her very quickly turns soft rather than cold, with more suppressive parents involved.

We have part stories from a scorned formed lover who makes a brief appearance before vanishing and other bits pushed in.

This book was just far too messed up for me to give it any more than three stars, but it did taken me along for the messy ride as more and more was poured in.

Not sure i would read this one again.