Posts Categorized: Contemporary

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 »

28 Nov '13

Nix Review – Crossing the Line by Kele Moon (5 Stars)

Nix Review – Crossing the Line by Kele Moon (5 Stars)

Wyatt Conner is a hard man. A sixth generation sheriff in his hometown of Garnet. A former MMA fighter. His life is about following the rules and making sure everyone else in Garnet follows them too. Now she’s back. Tabitha knew coming home was a mistake, but family obligation demanded it. She wasn’t expecting to run smack into the love of her life the same day she returned. Despite the danger, Tabitha is powerless against the wild rush of desire that explodes between them the moment she finds herself in Wyatt’s arms again. She needs a second chance too, but she can’t risk Wyatt finally discovering the real reason she left. Tabitha knows her haunted past will destroy both of them if Wyatt finds out. What she suffered through was too terrible and it’s the one thing that will have him crossing the line for revenge. FTC : I got this ARC from  the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I am a rabid fan-girl with this series. I cannot put this series into… 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 »

30 Oct '13

A Nix Review – Snowbound With the CEO by Shannon Stacey (4.5 Stars)

Adrian Blackstone built a million-dollar business with hard work and determination—and by remaining professional at all times. Denying his longtime attraction to his beautiful executive assistant hasn’t been easy but it’s necessary. She’s indispensable, and he can’t stand the thought of losing her if things didn’t work out. For more than a year, Rachel Carter has been quietly dreaming of all the ways she’ll never seduce her sexy, buttoned-up boss. She’s worked  too hard to get where she is to cross that line, no matter how badly she’d like to act on her fantasies. But then a wicked snowstorm leaves them stranded in a romantic winter wonderland… What begins as a single kiss and a few bad Santa jokes turns into a weekend full of breathless passion and hopes for something more. But with Monday comes a return to their complicated reality—and Adrian must prove that promises made are promises kept, especially at Christmastime. FTC: I have no relationship with the author and was given this book for a fair and… Keep Reading »