Posts Categorized: review

06 Jan '16

Review Post : Crashed In by Tessa Bailey

Review Post : Crashed In by Tessa Bailey

Crashed Out by Tessa Bailey Published by Macmillan on 2015-12-07 Genres: Erotica Pages: 229 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • A sexy category romance from Entangled’s Brazen imprint… His inspiration. His torment. And his temptation… Jasmine Taveras is the reason Sarge Purcell grabbed his six-string and bailed the hell out of New Jersey four years ago. She’s the fuel for every song he’s ever written-each one laced with bitter, hard-edged, hungry lust. Now, with his hugely successful band is on temporary hiatus, Sarge is determined to prove to Jasmine that this “kid” turned into every inch the man she’s always needed… Men are slim pickings for a single factory girl in Hook, New Jersey…until tall, broad-shouldered hotness walks-or ratherstorms-into Jasmine’s life. Sarge’s return shouldn’t affect her this way. He’s her best friend’s much younger kid brother, and the kind of rough, gritty, sexiness Jasmine has no right to taste for herself. Even if he lets her. But lust is a blinding, insatiable force. And when it crashes,… Keep Reading »

09 Dec '15

Review Post : Beauty and the Boss by Diane Albert

Review Post : Beauty and the Boss by Diane Albert

Beauty and the Boss by Diane Alberts Published by Macmillan on 2015-11-16 Genres: Romance Pages: 225 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Beauty is about to tame her beast… Researcher Maggie Donovan has no luck with men, and it doesn’t help that she can’t keep her eyes off of her sexy boss – the one everyone else in the office calls The Beast. Relationships in the office are forbidden. So no one is more surprised than Maggie when she pretends to be his fiancée to save him during a difficult situation. Not only has she put her job on the line, but the future of the company. Billionaire Benjamin Gale III doesn’t believe in love or romance, but the look on his mother’s face when Maggie tells her that she’s his fiancée is worth millions. Instead of firing her for her insubordination, he goes along with the ruse. In his arms–and in his bed–she’d be everything he could ever want…which is why he can’t have her. But… Keep Reading »

06 Dec '15

Review Post : Midnight Wrangler by Cat Johnson

Review Post : Midnight Wrangler by Cat Johnson

Midnight Wrangler by Cat Johnson Series: Midnight Cowboys #2 Published by Kensington on 2015-11-24 Genres: Contemporary, Cowboys, Western Pages: 368 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • One Lonely Widower… Rohn Lerner is a successful Oklahoma rancher. He’s old enough to know what he likes, and still young enough to enjoy it. But losing his wife five years ago wore him thin. He’s not ready to date, but he needs someone to share a meal with as badly as someone to warm his bed. One Woman with a Secret… Bonnie Martin fled her Oklahoma home years ago, leaving behind her abusive father, and Rohn, the lost love she never forgot. Now she’s back to settle her father’s estate, but she has no idea that she’s about to bump into Rohn or that they’ll fall for each other all over again. FTC : I got this from Netgalley Why I requested this book I requested this because I adore Cat Johnson’s Cowboy books. It was an easy choice. Also… Keep Reading »

24 Nov '15

Review : Controlled Burn by Shannon Stacey

Review : Controlled Burn by Shannon Stacey

Controlled Burn by Shannon Stacey Series: Boston Fire #2 Published by Carina Press on 2015-12-01 Genres: Contemporary, Erotic Romance Pages: 180 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Rick Gullotti lives the good life. He fights fires, dates beautiful women—though none long enough so they cast wistful glances at jewelry stores—and has great friends. And thanks to helping out the elderly couple who own his building, his rent is low. But when concerns about their health lead him to contact their only son, his life starts getting away from him. Jessica Broussard has no interest in leaving sunny San Diego or her cushy corner office for Boston, but her father—who happens to be her boss—dispatches her to deal with the grandparents she’s never met. She’s unprepared for the frigid winter, loving relatives who aren’t the monsters she’s been led to believe, and the hot, scruffy firefighter who lives upstairs. At first, Jessica is determined to get back to her comfortable life as quickly as possible. All she has… Keep Reading »

14 Nov '15

Review : Opening up – Lauren Dane

Review : Opening up – Lauren Dane

Opening Up by Lauren Dane Series: Ink & Chrome #1 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2015-06-16 Genres: Erotic Romance Pages: 336 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The men of Twisted Steel are great with their hands.And they’re not afraid to get dirty. Asa Barrons is never lonely for long. Co-owner of the Twisted Steel custom motorcycle shop, he works hard and plays harder. But he never allows his after-hours affairs to interfere with business-until he meets racing royalty PJ Colman. While the blue-eyed blonde is all princess on the outside, on the inside Asa can see that this woman is ready to take a walk on the wild side. PJ knows trouble when she sees it, and Asa is the complete package: fast bike, killer ink, and a sinfully sexy smile that has her imagining things nice girls never do. She talks her way onto the Twisted Steel team to prove her painting skill, and soon learns that Asa is eager to show off some… Keep Reading »

11 Nov '15

A Review Post – Dragon on Top by GA Aiken (4 Stars)

A Review Post – Dragon on Top by GA Aiken (4 Stars)

Dragon on Top by G.A. Aiken Series: Dragon Kin #0.4 Published by Kensington on 2015-10-27 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Romantic Comedy Pages: 176 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Try a little dragon tenderness. I am Ghleanna the Decimator. I am a warrior. A soldier. I know no fear. No pain. No mercy. I do, however, know acute embarrassment! How could I not after getting dumped by a bastard dragon in front of my own troops? So I tuck tail and return to my cave, drowning my sorrows in ale—as is my family’s way. But instead of leaving me to my misery, I’ve been summoned to the Dragon Queen’s court. As if my life wasn’t pathetic enough, Her Majesty now has me escorting the highborn Bram the Merciful through dangerous territories—not exactly the best use of my military training. And just so he can negotiate with enemy dragons instead of battling them? Honestly, what has my world come to? Then again…Bram is quite easy on the eyes. And… Keep Reading »

03 Nov '15

Review Post : When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare (5 Stars)

Review Post : When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare (5 Stars)

When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare Series: Castles Ever After #3 Published by HarperCollins on 2015-08-25 Genres: Historical Pages: 384 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • On the cusp of her first London season, Miss Madeline Gracechurch was shy, pretty, and talented with a drawing pencil, but hopelessly awkward with gentlemen. She was certain to be a dismal failure on the London marriage mart. So Maddie did what generations of shy, awkward young ladies have done: she invented a sweetheart. A Scottish sweetheart. One who was handsome and honorable and devoted to her, but conveniently never around. Maddie poured her heart into writing the imaginary Captain MacKenzie letter after letter . . . and by pretending to be devastated when he was (not really) killed in battle, she managed to avoid the pressures of London society entirely. Until years later, when this kilted Highland lover of her imaginings shows up in the flesh. The real Captain Logan MacKenzie arrives on her doorstep—handsome as anything,… Keep Reading »

11 Oct '15

Top Picks : Releases from Thea Harrison, Carrie Ann Ryan & Holley Trent

Top Picks : Releases from Thea Harrison, Carrie Ann Ryan & Holley Trent

Image Copyright Protected from Pin  Up Toons Licence details on tab above Top Picks is a weekly meme that we do here at Scorching Book Reviews. In this post we highlight the books that we want to read that are released this week. They are books on our TR pile and only books we are interested in spending money on. No buy links listed are associate links; we make no money on them. This weeks Top Picks are…. Buy Links : Amazon Status on TR list : I love this series … of course I’m getting this! Dragos Cuelebre, Lord of the Wyr, needs to throw a party without maiming anyone. That isn’t exactly as easy as it might sound. After the destructive events of the last eighteen months, the Elder Races are heading to Washington D.C. to foster peace with humankind. Not known for his diplomacy skills, Dragos must rely on his mate Pia to help navigate a battlefield of words and polite smiles rather than claws. With Dragos’s mating… Keep Reading »

29 Sep '15

Review Post : Dragon Fall by Katie MacAlister (DNF)

Review Post : Dragon Fall by Katie MacAlister (DNF)

Dragon Fall by Katie MacAlister Series: Black Dragon #3 Published by Grand Central Publishing on 2015-07-28 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 352 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • YOU FLIRT WITH FIRE… For Aoife Dakar, seeing is believing-and she’s seen some extraordinary things. It’s too bad no one else believes that she witnessed a supernatural murder at an outdoor fair. Returning to the scene for proof, Aoife encounters a wise-cracking demon dog-and a gloriously naked man who can shift into a dragon and kiss like a god. Now thrust into a fantastical world that’s both exhilarating and terrifying, Aoife is about to learn just how hot a dragon’s fire burns. WHEN YOU DATE A DRAGON Kostya has no time for a human woman with endless questions, no matter how gorgeous or tempting she is. He must break the curse that has splintered the dragon clans before more of his kind die. But his powerful attraction to Aoife runs much deeper than the physical-and there may be more to… Keep Reading »

24 Sep '15

A Nix Review : Hard as Ice by Raven Scott (3.5 Stars)

A Nix Review : Hard as Ice by Raven Scott (3.5 Stars)

Hard as Ice by Raven Scott Series: Fortis #1 Published by Kensington Publishing Corporation on 2015-07-28 Genres: Suspense Pages: 352 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • When money is no object, discretion is essential, and time is of the essence, the police are not an option. That’s when the wealthy and powerful call on the men of Fortis—a trio of former government agents with elite military training—not to mention charm and good looks… Now that Evan DaCosta has recovered from an injury sustained in his work with the CIA, he’s ready to continue his life of adventure, intrigue, and service. That means joining Fortis—and taking on the recovery of precious jewels stolen from a prestigious auction house. The list of suspects is long, but Evan is focused on the possibility of an inside job. Now he’ll have to go undercover and stay close to the gorgeous business manager, Nia James. That won’t be a problem….But if she’s the thief, she just may steal his heart in the… Keep Reading »