17 Apr '11

Lost Wages of Sin – Rosalie Stanton (4.5 Stars)

Lost Wages of Sin – Rosalie Stanton (4.5 Stars)

Lost Wages of Sin by Rosalie Stanton Series: Sinners and Saints #1 Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform on 2011-10-18 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 188 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Sin’s work is never done… Ava should know. For nearly two thousand years, she’s worked for Lucifer himself, infecting the heart of man with greed wherever she goes. She wasn’t prepared to fall in love, certainly not with an angel. And she definitely wasn’t ready to experience her first broken heart after her angel breaks things off in the form of a Dear Jane letter. Now Ava has a problem. Lucifer believes she might have shared some of Hell’s secrets with her former lover, and her siblings face the possibility of being out of a job due to her indiscretion. Ava flees to the American South, hoping to slip off the radar and is met by a longtime friend, a vampire named Dante. Granted, Ava doesn’t know Dante has been in love with her for centuries,… Keep Reading »

12 Apr '11

The Outlaw Bride – Kelly Boyce (5 Stars)

The Outlaw Bride – Kelly Boyce (5 Stars)

The Outlaw Bride by Kelly Boyce Published by Carina Press on 2011-04-18 Genres: Cowboys, Historical Pages: 266 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Katherine Slade has two goals: to escape her outlaw husband and to find the family of the man who died saving her life. Taking the place of a mail-order bride isn’t part of her plan—until she’s forced to continue the charade and become Sheriff Connor Langston’s housekeeper to stay out of jail. Pretending to be another woman is hard, but Katherine’s real challenge is resisting her growing attraction to the handsome lawman… Falling in love is the last thing Connor needs, even if the rest of Fatal Bluff wants him to. His hands are full with a band of outlaws threatening the safety of his town, and a child to raise. But Kate has a way of getting under his skin and into little Jenny’s heart. Soon Connor can’t get the fiery beauty out of his head—along with his suspicion that Kate isn’t who… Keep Reading »

11 Apr '11

Friendly Fire by Megan Hart (4 Stars)

Friendly Fire by Megan Hart (4 Stars)

Friendly Fire by Megan Hart Published by Carina Press on 2011-03-21 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 68 Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • After Agent Kendall Frasier’s partner is shot in “friendly fire” during a drug bust, she agrees to take a week’s vacation on a tropical island as part of her psychiatric evaluation. Sand, sun, sea–what could be better to help her work through her guilt? Even if the presence of the man responsible for the shooting, Agent Zane Vincent, seems counterproductive to her mental health. As Kendall gets to know Zane, and realizes he feels worse about what happened than she does, it becomes impossible to hate him. And their mutual attraction becomes impossible to deny. Kendall and Zane soon agree to put the event that brought them together in the past–and spend the present exploring their most erotic desires. Do they have a future in the real world when their week in paradise is over? 18,600 words Police officer Kendall is sent on a therapeutic retreat after her… Keep Reading »

10 Apr '11

Stormy Seduction by Vivian Arend (5 Stars)

Stormy Seduction by Vivian Arend (5 Stars)

Stormy Seduction by Vivian Arend Series: Pacific Passion #2 Published by Samhain Publishing on 2011-04-12 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 90 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Sensual water shifters meet volatile air shifters there s a storm coming. “Pacific Passion, Book 2” As morning-afters go, this one is looking pretty bright. Both air shifter Laurin Marshal and water shifter/shaman Matthew Jentry are aware, though, that trouble won t be long in coming. And they re right before they ve barely begun to work out the details of their mystical bond, the People of the Air find them to challenge Laurin s right to choose Matt as her mate. Fending off Laurin s would-be suitors is easier than Matt anticipated, but there s another dilemma still to face. His own people. Laurin is just beginning to trust that his heart and body are completely hers, a radical change after she s spent the past two years alone and on the run. What will happen when his skittish, innocent… Keep Reading »

07 Apr '11

Handcuffs and Ball Gags – Kim Dare (4 Stars)

Handcuffs and Ball Gags – Kim Dare (4 Stars)

Handcuffs and Ballgags by Kim Dare Series: Rawlings Men #2 Published by Resplendence Publishing, LLC on 2012-07 Genres: BDSM, Male-Male Pages: 246 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Police constable Andrew Rawlings is used to getting heckled while trying to maintain law and order at environmental protests. He’s not so keen on the guy shouting the insults being his flat mate, Ben. A protest is no place for a well mannered school teacher, even if the guy is built like an ox. That’s why Andrew expressly forbade Ben from attending it, and Andrew isn’t used to his commands being disobeyed. Ben has had enough of being bossed around by his best friend. He’s a grown man. If he wants to protest against the new motorway, he will. And, if Andy Rawlings doesn’t like it, well, he’ll just have to step up to the plate and start playing the dominant role full time, not just whenever it suits him. Nudity, spanking and ball gags—the punishment for civil disobedience… Keep Reading »

05 Apr '11

Hotter than Wildfire by Lisa Marie Rice (5 Stars)

Hotter than Wildfire by Lisa Marie Rice (5 Stars)

Hotter Than Wildfire by Lisa Marie Rice Series: Protectors #2 Published by HarperCollins on 2011-04-05 Genres: Suspense Pages: 352 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • The world knows her only as Eve… Though her songs have sold millions she is an enigma, a bewitching mystery. But to former Delta Force operator Harry Bolt, she is an angel whose sultry, smoky voice brought him back to life after the nightmare of Afghanistan. Nothing else matters. And now a scared, helpless beauty has walked through the door of his San Diego private security firm, running from something secret, something deadly . . . and Harry knows immediately that this is the woman who saved him. He is the last hope for this intoxicating siren without a past—not even in his hottest dreams did he imagine that the lady Eve could be so tempting, so achingly desirable. But though she burns to lose herself in Harry’s powerful arms, Eve is wary of trusting this tough, haunted ex-soldier who promises to… Keep Reading »

04 Apr '11

Eternal Rider – Larissa Ione (5 Stars)

Eternal Rider – Larissa Ione (5 Stars)

Eternal Rider by Larissa Ione Series: Lord’s of Deliverence #1 Published by Little, Brown Book Group on 2011-04-07 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 304 Format: Paperback Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • They are here. They ride. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. His name is Ares, and the fate of mankind rests on his powerful shoulders. If he falls to the forces of evil, the world falls too. As one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, he is far stronger than any mortal, but even he cannot fight his destiny forever. Not when his own brother plots against him. Yet there is one last hope. Gifted in a way other humans can’t-or won’t-understand, Cara Thornhart is the key to both tdesire that seizes them the moment they meet. For staving off eternal darkness could have a staggering cost: Cara’s life.his Horseman’s safety and his doom. But involving Cara will prove treacherous, even beyond the maddening, dangerous. Ares is one of the four Horsemen of the apocalypse. Whilst he… Keep Reading »

02 Apr '11

Lover Unleashed – JR Ward (5 Stars)

Lover Unleashed – JR Ward (5 Stars)

Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward Series: BlackDagger Brotherhood #9 Published by Penguin Group US on 2011-03-29 Genres: Paranormal Pages: 576 Format: Paperback Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Payne, twin sister of Vishous, is cut from the same dark, warrior cloth as her brother: A fighter by nature, and a maverick when it comes to the traditional role of Chosen females, there is no place for her on the Far Side… and no role for her on the front lines of the war, either. When she suffers a paralyzing injury, human surgeon Dr. Manuel Manello is called in to treat her as only he can- and he soon gets sucked into her dangerous, secret world. Although he never before believed in things that go bump in the night- like vampires- he finds himself more than willing to be seduced by the powerful female who marks both his body and his soul. As the two find so much more than an erotic connection, the human and vampire worlds collide …… Keep Reading »

29 Mar '11

Breaking the Governess’s Rules – Michelle Styles (4 Stars)

Breaking the Governess’s Rules – Michelle Styles (4 Stars)

Breaking the Governess’s Rules by Michelle Styles Published by Harlequin Mills & Boon, Limited on 2011-03-01 Genres: Historical Pages: 299 Format: Paperback Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • How delightful to meet you again, Miss Louisa Sibson.’ Jonathon, Lord Chesterholm’s eyes bored holes into Louisa Sibson’s back. The former fiancée he’s thought dead is very much alive… Louisa has rebuilt her life, after being dishonourably dismissed from her post as governess for allowing Jonathon to seduce her. Now Louisa lives by a rulebook of morals and virtue – the devastating Lord Chesterholm will not ruin her again! But Jonathon will get to the bottom of Louisa’s disappearance – and he’ll enjoy breaking a few of her rules along the way…! Louisa Stibbons is working as an old Ladies companion, when she meets her former fiancée again. The last time she saw Jonathon they had rowed, after which she had been told to go away by his snobby aunt, who wanted Jonathon to marry a woman of “Worth” rather than… Keep Reading »

28 Mar '11

Saddled and Spurred – Lorelei James (5 Stars)

Saddled and Spurred – Lorelei James (5 Stars)

Saddled and Spurred by Lorelei James Series: Blacktop Cowboys #2 Published by Penguin Group US on 2011-03-01 Genres: Contemporary, Cowboys Pages: 336 Format: Paperback Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • This beauty is no greenhorn – and she’s about to rope the man of her dreams. Cattleman Bran Turner is left shorthanded during busy calving season when a bull tramples his hired hand. Rural Wyoming isn’t exactly a hotbed of qualified candidates, and the only applicant for the position is the pampered town beauty, Harper Masterson. The curvy cowgirl gets under Bran’s skin at every turn, but with no other options, he reluctantly hires her. When sexual sparks ignite, down-on-her-luck Harper enjoys convincing Bran that not only is she capable of pulling calves, feeding livestock, and handling backbreaking ranch chores, but she doesn’t mind getting down and dirty, either. Harper also discovers the hot-bodied cowboy isn’t all work and no horseplay…and he’s got more than a few tricks up his sleeve. Bran will learn quickly that Harper is no… Keep Reading »