Posts Categorized: 4 Stars

08 Jan '14

Nix PNR Review – Sing For the Dead by PJ Schnyer (4 Stars)

Nix PNR Review – Sing For the Dead by PJ Schnyer (4 Stars)

Book Two of London Undead Kayden, a lone were-leopard allied with the London werewolf pack to keep the zombie infestation in check, is used to working solo—until he discovers a beautiful fae woman surrounded by the aftermath of battle. He’s immediately drawn to Sorcha, but quickly discovers she’s much more than a pretty face. Half Bean Sidhe and half berserker, Sorcha trained over centuries to become the perfect warrior. She agrees to work with local weres to investigate a new type of zombie capable of coordinated attacks—and is partnered with Kayden. He’s strong, darkly handsome and completely unafraid of her. And his kiss fills her with insatiable desire instead of bloodlust. As Kayden and Sorcha work together, their attraction grows and their deepest scars are bared to each other. But with the force behind the deadly new zombies poised to overwhelm the city, Sorcha can only pray that the next time her bloodlust strikes, Kayden isn’t among the fallen… FTC: I requested this book for a fair and honest review…. Keep Reading »

15 Dec '13

A Nix Review – Matzoh and Mistletoe by Jodie Griffin (4 Stars)

A Nix Review – Matzoh and Mistletoe by Jodie Griffin (4 Stars)

Every December twenty-fifth, Rebeccah Rickman volunteers through her synagogue so that others can celebrate Christmas. Her usual mitzvah, or good deed, is assisting police officer Jeremy Kohler. But this year is different: this year, Becca is free to act on the attraction that has long simmered between her and the sexy cop. Jeremy couldn’t have asked for a better gift than discovering the woman he’s fantasized about for five long years is single. But when he learns about the violence that broke up Becca’s marriage, he’s hesitant to pursue her. He fears his desires will scare her away—but can’t deny his own need for control in the bedroom. Or his longing to instruct her in the fine art of submission… Becca is shocked to learn that Jeremy is a sexual dominant. And despite her past, she’s also aroused. But before she can explore what that means, she’s going to have to put her trust in Jeremy—and her own fledgling desires. FTC: I requested this book from NetGalley for a fair… Keep Reading »

12 Dec '13

A Nix Review – Prodigal Son by Debra Mullins (4 Stars)

Prodigal Son—the new paranormal romance from acclaimed historical romance author Debra Mullins Bounty hunter Rafe Montana is a Seer, descended from the fabled Atlanteans. He uses his inherited power to “see” criminals across the globe and track them down, and he’s just started on a new case. Danny Cangialosi is accused of disappearing with a stolen car…but for the first time in his life, when Rafe goes looking, he is unable to “see” him. Instead, his search leads him to Danny’s stubborn, meddling, and very cute stepsister, Cara McGaffigan. Cara is looking for Danny, too, but not to turn him in. He is her brother, after all, and she’s convinced he has a good heart. If she can just find him before the cops do, she’ll figure out a way to get him out of this. But Cara didn’t count on a scorching-hot bounty hunter getting in her way. Despite instant chemistry, Rafe and Cara know they’re never going to see eye-to-eye when it comes to Danny. What they don’t know is that… Keep Reading »

06 Dec '13

Nix Review – Dangerously Inked by Eden Bradley (4 Stars)

Nix Review – Dangerously Inked by Eden Bradley (4 Stars)

Aussie Dom and ultimate ‘player’ Finn Carter is in New Orleans to spend New Year’s Eve with his friend Mick at The Bastille, the city’s infamous BDSM club. A night of play with a beautiful sub leaves him wanting more…more than he’s ever imagined with any other woman. When the tattoo artist he has an appointment with turns out to be her more than his flesh may be marked forever. Roisin ‘Rosie’ Gallagher’s past and working as a tattoo artist has taught her to be tough. Even in her scenes as a submissive she’s strong, always fighting to give herself over. Tattooing Finn may give her a thrill at being the one in command now, but as they explore the kink dynamic in private the control ceases to matter, and all that’s left is pure pleasure…and the possibility of something that could last as long as the ink on his skin. FTC: I have worked with this author many times before. I was not paid for this review. This little… Keep Reading »

28 Nov '13

Nix Review – Rumor Has it by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

Nix Review – Rumor Has it by Jill Shalvis (4 Stars)

He’ll help unleash the new woman in her… Special Ops soldier Griffin Reid doesn’t exactly have happy memories of growing up in Sunshine, Idaho. He’s only come back to recover from a war injury, and while he refuses to admit he’s in a weakened state, he finds comfort in the last person he’d expect. Kate Evans teaches fourth grade science in Sunshine, the place she’s always called home. Dreaming of graduate school and a happily-ever-after, she’s desperate to break out of the monotony of Sunshine. Luckily, a certain sexy man has just come back into her life. To Griffin, Kate as always been his little sister’s friend, but now he’s finding her to be so much more. As both attempt to forge their paths, they must decide if their passionate connection can turn into something lasting… FTC : I don’t personally know this author and requested this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. I am a fan of Jill Shalvis’s Lucky Harbor series and that is why… Keep Reading »

25 Nov '13

Nix Review – Melting Ms Frost by Kat Black (4 Stars)

Nix Review – Melting Ms Frost by Kat Black (4 Stars)

How do you thaw the coldest of hearts? Find out in the sexiest romance to hit the shelves this year. When Aidan Flynn walks into Cluny’s Restaurant, he can’t take his eyes off his new flame-haired boss, Annabel Frost. With his heart set on seducing her, Aidan can think of nothing but getting beneath her cold exterior. Known as one of the toughest women in the business, Annabel is impervious to Aidan’s many charms, and his grey-eyed gaze and lilting Irish accent do anything but captivate her. But Aidan knows there’s more to Annabel than meets the eye. And he’s not going to stop until he reveals all… FTC: I am mentioned in the thanks page of this book as I beta read a small portion of the book whilst it was in draft portion to give my opinion on Aidan…he has changed a whole lot since then 🙂 In my initial comments to Kat, I think I stated something along the lines of “Aiden is an arse. I’m not… Keep Reading »

05 Nov '13

A Nix Review – More than Lovers by Jess Dee (4 Stars)

It was just sex…until the booty calls got serious. When Sarah Deacon’s new relationship comes to an unexpected end, she heads straight for the one place she can always find no-strings comfort—her neighbor’s bed. Charlie, who’s made it clear sex is all he wants, is only too happy to oblige. Hot sex with a gorgeous surfer any time she’s single and in the mood? Oh, yeah. She’s all signed up for that course. Charlie Hudson knows he’s all wrong for the sexy geneticist. After all, what could a long-haired school dropout have in common with a classy academic? Nothing…except maybe a burning desire for her that just won’t quit no matter how often they have sex. Sensing the breakup has damaged her self-worth, Charlie cooks up a plan to introduce her to three “appropriate” men who’ll show her she’s the most beautiful woman in the world. But when his matchmaking begins to work too well, he realizes there’s only one thing worse than not having her in his bed. Losing… Keep Reading »

04 Nov '13

A Nix Review – Expecting a Bolton Baby by Sarah M. Anderson (4 Stars)

In this Bolton Brothers book, first comes the baby and maybe then comes marriage?   He’d never expected to see Stella Caine again. After one wild night, she’d walked away right after revealing that her father was the one man who could threaten the biggest business deal of Bobby Bolton’s career. So Bobby left her alone. Until now. Now Stella is pregnant and staying in his condo. This is a complication that can be solved only one way: marriage. Bobby wants to do the right thing. Hell, he wants her–he has never stopped wanting her. Surely he can convince her to say yes, even without those three little words. FTC: I love this author and have worked with her frequently. That being said, I wouldn’t give her a falsely positive review nor would she want me to. This is the last in the Bolton series and we finally get the bratty brothers book. Bobby has not actually gained any good favour with me during this series and I did wonder whether or not that would stop me enjoying the book. He… Keep Reading »

15 May '11

A Nix PNR review- Silent Storm – Vivian Arend (4 stars)

A Nix PNR review- Silent Storm – Vivian Arend (4 stars)

Silent Storm by Vivian Arend Series: Pacific Passion #3 Published by Samhain Publishing on 2011-05-17 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 100 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Love speaks volumes without a single word. Pacific Passion, Book 3 In the months they’ve traveled together, Laurin Marshall and Matt Jentry’s attraction has grown beyond spectacular sexual passion into a deeper emotional connection. Still, Laurin wrestles with one last question: how a water shifter and an air shifter can possibly find permanent common ground. Matt is content to wait patiently for Laurin to realize he has no desire to change her sky-borne nature. Until a giant golden eagle touches down on the Stormchild and tips the delicate balance of more than just the boat. Laurin’s obvious affection for the newcomer comes as a shock. And so does the flash of jealousy that interferes with his shamanic ability to heal the man’s malady. While Matt struggles to balance his conflicted responsibilities, Laurin attempts to reconcile her undeniable feelings for one of… Keep Reading »

25 Mar '11

Caine’s Reckoning – Sarah McCarty (4 Stars)

Caine’s Reckoning – Sarah McCarty (4 Stars)

Caine’s Reckoning by Sarah McCarty Series: Hell’s Eight #1 Published by Harlequin Enterpises AU on 2013-05-01 Genres: Cowboys, Historical Pages: 480 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The Hell’s Eight is the only family he’s ever needed, until he meets the only woman he’s ever wanted… Caine Allen is a hardened Texas Ranger, definitely not the marrying kind. But when he rescues a kidnapped woman and returns her to town, the preacher calls in a favor. One Caine’s honor won’t let him refuse. From the moment he beds Desi, Caine knows turmoil will follow. Desi might have the face of a temptress, but she also has a will of iron and while she needs his protection, she’s determined that no man will control her again. They establish an uneasy bond, but it isn’t enough for Caine. He wants all Desi has to offer. He wants her screams, her moans, her demands…everything. Yet there’s still a bounty on Desi’s head, and keeping her sexually satisfied is proving easier… Keep Reading »