Posts Categorized: review

31 Aug '17

Sanctuary by Rebekah Weatherspoon (4.5 Stars)

Sanctuary by Rebekah Weatherspoon (4.5 Stars)

Sanctuary by Rebekah Weatherspoon Series: Beards and Bondage #2 on 08-29-2017 Genres: BDSM, Erotic Romance, Femme-Domme, Romance Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • When she needs a sanctuary… Targeted by a sadistic former client, attorney Liz Lewis needs a place to lay low. When a friend offers her his family farm as a safe house, she eagerly accepts, unaware that she’ll have to share the farm with her friend’s brawny, beautiful brother, Silas McInroy. …she invades his… Weary of a world that doesn’t understand him, Silas just wants to be left alone to grow the best produce upstate New York has to offer. Still, he’s not going to toss a woman out when her safety is on the line. But the only way to explain her presence on his farm is to claim that they fell in love online…and the last thing he needs is a fake relationship that threatens to become more and more real every day. With her world turned upside down and danger on… Keep Reading »

29 Aug '17

Review – Beard in Mind by Penny Reid (5 Stars)

Review – Beard in Mind by Penny Reid (5 Stars)

Beard in Mind by Penny Reid Series: Winston Brothers #4 Published by Cipher-Naught on 2017-07-30 Genres: Contemporary Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • All’s fair in love and auto maintenance. Beau Winston is the nicest, most accommodating guy in the world. Usually. Handsome as the devil and twice as charismatic, Beau lives a charmed life as everyone’s favorite Winston Brother. But since his twin decided to leave town, and his other brother hired a stunning human-porcupine hybrid as a replacement mechanic for their auto shop, Beau Winston’s charmed life has gone to hell in a handbasket. Shelly Sullivan is not nice and is never accommodating. Ever. She mumbles to herself, but won’t respond when asked a question. She glares at everyone, especially babies. She won’t shake hands with or touch another person, but has no problems cuddling with a dog. And her damn parrot speaks only in curse words. Beau wants her gone. He wants her out of his auto shop, out of Tennessee, and out of… Keep Reading »

22 Aug '17

Review – Skinwalker by Faith Hunter (4.5 Stars)

Review – Skinwalker by Faith Hunter (4.5 Stars)

Skinwalker by Faith Hunter Series: Jane Yellowrock #1 Published by Penguin on 2009-07-07 Genres: Fiction, Paranormal, Suspense, UF Pages: 336 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • First in a brand new series from the author of the Rogue Mage novels Jane Yellowrock is a supernatural skinwalker–one sharing her body with the soul of a mountain lion. When the rogue-vampire hunter is hired to hunt down a particularly nasty vamp, Jane is drawn into the steamy New Orleans vampire society where she learns the ins-and-outs of the “sane” vampire culture, more about her own Cherokee heritage, and we are drawn into a rousing, fast-paced thriller. FTC : I bought this as part of the Jul Challenge. I then bought and read the entire series. Hash-tags : #Urban-fantasy #strong-heroine #shapeshifters #vampires #smexy #reread #favourite #glommed-the-series Quick Scores : Plot : 5/5 Characters : 4.5/5 Romance : NA Smexy scenes : NA Nix Synopsis :  Jane Yellowrock is a kick-ass vampire hunter with a mysterious past (even to her!) and… Keep Reading »

16 Aug '17

Review Post – Have Mercy by Shelley Ann Clark (4 Stars)

Review Post – Have Mercy by Shelley Ann Clark (4 Stars)

Have Mercy by Shelley Ann Clark Published by Random House Publishing Group on 2014-07-01 Genres: BDSM, Femme-Domme Pages: 224 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • In Shelley Ann Clark’s seductive debut novel, two damaged souls discover that when they’re together, their bodies hit all the right notes. Rock diva Emme Hayes already broke up one band after sleeping with the lead singer, and she swears she won’t let sex screw things up again. The problem is, her new bass player—a lean, muscular, tattooed mystery man who makes her want to demand his absolute attention—has her so worked up she can hardly carry a tune. Emme promises he’s off-limits. She just doesn’t know how she’ll be able to confine the heat to her love songs. The moment Tom McKinney lays eyes on Emme strutting around the stage of his blues bar—all curves, eye liner, and teased blond hair—he knows she’s one of a kind. So when she offers him a two-month paid gig to tour with her band,… Keep Reading »

15 Jul '17

July Challenge : Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright (3 Stars)

July Challenge : Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright (3 Stars)

Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright Series: Phoenix Pack #1 Published by Montlake Romance on 2013 Genres: Paranormal, Romance Pages: 415 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • If your inner wolf and your body react rather enthusiastically to a psychotic Alpha male who’s own wolf has a tendency to turn feral, it can’t be a good thing, can it? Entering into a bargain with him wouldn’t be good either. Unfortunately, Taryn Warner, a latent wolf shifter, doesn’t have many options open to her right now. Okay, she has no options. Basically it comes down to whether she’ll do what it takes to escape the arranged mating with the sick SOB that her father set up. As the answer in this case is yes, it looks as though she’ll have to agree to Trey Coleman’s deal…she’ll have to mate with him instead. Having always disliked shifter politics, Trey Coleman hadn’t bothered trying to form alliances with other packs. Now that his uncle – a wolf with many alliances –… Keep Reading »

24 Jun '17

Firefighters fail to ignite my love of Seeing Red by Jill Shalvis (2 Stars)

Firefighters fail to ignite my love of Seeing Red by Jill Shalvis (2 Stars)

Seeing Red by Jill Shalvis Series: Firefighers #3 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2013-08-06 Genres: Suspense Pages: 336 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Summer Abrams nearly died trying to save her father from a warehouse fire that, in the end, took his life. Consumed by guilt, she never set foot back in the town where her world fell apart. But now, twelve years later, another fire has ripped through that very warehouse, drawing Summer back to Ocean Beach–and to the man who was once her best friend…and is now a wildly sexy fire marshal who ignites her deepest desires. Joe Walker has spent most of his life keeping people at bay. Summer was the only person he’d ever let in, but she’d broken his heart–and then took off without a word. After all these years, she’s back–and she won’t leave until they track down the arsonist responsible for this latest fire. Now Walker, who swore he’d never fall for Summer again, discovers he can’t resist… Keep Reading »

08 Jun '17

A solid series start in Pamela Clare’s Contemporary Barely Breathing (4 Stars)

A solid series start in Pamela Clare’s Contemporary Barely Breathing (4 Stars)

Barely Breathing by Pamela Clare Series: Colorado High Country #1 Published by Pamela Clare on 2016-05-10 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 272 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Lexi Jewell left Scarlet Springs twelve years ago, vowing never to return to the eccentric Colorado mountain town where she grew up. Now, here she is—over thirty, out of a job and with little choice but to move back in with her father. Lexi knows it’s just a matter of time before she runs into Austin Taylor, her first boyfriend and her first heartbreak. She’s determined to show him she’s over him—until he steps out of a pickup truck and back into her life, looking sexy as hell in his mountain ranger uniform. As far as Austin is concerned, Lexi can turn her snazzy little convertible around and drive back to Chicago. After all, she ripped his teenage heart apart and turned her back on the town he loves. But from the moment he sees her again, he can’t get her… Keep Reading »

01 Jun '17

Another hit for Ilona Andrews with White Hot (5 Stars!)

Another hit for Ilona Andrews with White Hot (5 Stars!)

White Hot by Ilona Andrews Series: Hidden Legacy #2 Published by HarperCollins on 2017-05-30 Genres: UF Pages: 416 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The Hidden Legacy series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews continues as Nevada and Rogan navigate a world where magic is the norm…and their relationship burns hot Nevada Baylor has a unique and secret skill—she knows when people are lying—and she’s used that magic (along with plain, hard work) to keep her colorful and close-knit family’s detective agency afloat. But her new case pits her against the shadowy forces that almost destroyed the city of Houston once before, bringing Nevada back into contact with Connor “Mad” Rogan. Rogan is a billionaire Prime—the highest rank of magic user—and as unreadable as ever, despite Nevada’s “talent.” But there’s no hiding the sparks between them. Now that the stakes are even higher, both professionally and personally, and their foes are unimaginably powerful, Rogan and Nevada will find that nothing burns like ice …… Keep Reading »

25 May '17

Awesome dirty talk couldn’t quite save Limited Time Offer (3 Stars)

Awesome dirty talk couldn’t quite save Limited Time Offer (3 Stars)

Limited Time Offer by Kelly Jamieson Series: Brew Club #1 Published by Kelly Jamieson Inc. on 2016-01-05 Genres: Contemporary, Fiction Pages: 216 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Sex may sell, but their deal doesn’t include love… Brew Crew, Book 1 Account Director Sloane Granderson has been given her orders by the CEO—tone down the antics of the “Brew Crew”, the guys at Huxworth Packard Advertising who work on their biggest account. Sure, they’re all puffed up, strutting egos, but they’re also the best and brightest creatives in Chicago. Including the newest recruit, disturbingly attractive Levi Wolcott. Award-winning copywriter Levi is pumped to have been headhunted to Huxworth Packard to work on the beer account. But he’s not off to a good start when he and Sloane first meet in an embarrassing encounter in a hotel hall, and the Brew Crew’s merciless new-guy hazing doesn’t improve his shaky first impression. Even worse, Levi can’t ignore the intense attraction he has to Sloane. Despite their mutual “hell no”… Keep Reading »

11 May '17

Review Post : I just couldn’t get into Boys and Toys by Cara Lockwood

Review Post : I just couldn’t get into Boys and Toys by Cara Lockwood

Boys and Toys by Cara Lockwood Published by Harlequin on 2014-07-15 Genres: Contemporary, Romance Pages: 85 Format: eBook Goodreads DNF Amazon US • Amazon UK • Every girl has a goody drawer. Sex toy party hostess Liv Tanaka has a collection. Vibrating purple rabbits, cherry-flavored edible underwear, flavored oils… Hey, wearing a leather corset and stilettos (while selling dildos) pays the bills. Just don’t tell her very conservative parents. Because if they discovered Liv’s sex-toy-selling “Asian Elvira” alter ego, her parents would disown her. So far, Liv’s doing a bang-up job of keeping her two worlds separate…until Porter Benjamin shows up at her party. Tall and too-tasty-to-resist Porter, who works for her father. Porter, who wants Liv to host a party just for him. And oh, she’s tempted. But getting involved with Porter means mixing those two worlds that Liv desperately needs to keep separate. And now Liv’s Naughty Toybox is starting to look a lot like Pandora’s box…. FTC : Got it from NetGalley …. I haven’t got any… Keep Reading »