Publisher: Carina Press

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 »

18 Jul '15

Review Post : Heat Exchange by Shannon Stacey (4 Stars)

Review Post : Heat Exchange by Shannon Stacey (4 Stars)

Heat Exchange by Shannon Stacey Series: Boston Fire #1 Published by Carina Press on 2015-08-25 Genres: Contemporary, Romance Pages: 336 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Lydia Kincaid left Boston to get away from the firefighting community—but family is number one, and her father needs her help running the pub he bought when he retired. Soon, Lydia finds it hard to resist the familiar comfort and routine, and even harder to resist her brother’s handsome friend Aidan. Aidan Hunt is a firefighter because of the Kincaid family. He’s had the hots for Lydia for years, but if ever a woman was off-limits to him, it’s her. She’s his mentor’s daughter. His best friend’s sister. The ex-wife of a fellow firefighter. But his plan to play it cool fails, and soon he and Lydia have crossed a line they can’t uncross. As flirtation turns into something more serious, Lydia knows she should be planning her escape. Being a firefighter’s wife was the hardest thing she’s ever done, and… Keep Reading »

08 Feb '15

Review Post : Firewall by Sonya Clark (5 Stars)

Review Post : Firewall by Sonya Clark (5 Stars)

Firewall by Sonya Clark Series: Magic Born #3 Published by Carina Press on 2014-12-01 Genres: Sci-Fi Pages: 209 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • She was the only Magic Born to ever escape the Rangers. Now there’s a ten-million-dollar bounty for her return. Trancehacker Tuyet Caron could have left New Corinth for good, but instead uses her magic and risks her life on a daily basis to help the Magic Born. She’s been careful to avoid capture, but a careless glance at a video camera brings her face to face with the Ranger who let her go. Captain Dale Hayes let Tuyet walk away once, but he won’t make that mistake again. When faced with the ultimate choice, however, he chooses her with barely a thought. But that also means siding with the Magic Born and becoming a fugitive in the eyes of the law. Tuyet and Dale plan to flee, but are caught in a deadly riot that kills innocent people. Outraged, the pair vows to… Keep Reading »

03 Feb '15

Review Post : Witchlight by Sonya Clark (4.5 Stars)

Review Post : Witchlight by Sonya Clark (4.5 Stars)

Witchlight by Sonya Clark Series: Magic Born #2 Published by Carina Press on 2014-06-30 Genres: Fantasy, Sci-Fi, UF Pages: 214 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Book two of Magic Born In 2066, the Magic Born are segregated in urban reservations. The laws do not protect them, or their allies. Councilwoman Elizabeth Marsden is a powerful player in New Corinth politics, but a closely guarded secret could destroy her life—she’s a hidden Magic Born. Her family has gone to great lengths to erase all her magic-related records, until a trancehacking outlaw discovers the last remaining one… Vadim Bazarov smuggles Magic Borns through the underground railroad and threatens to reveal Elizabeth’s secret unless she helps him access blank ID cards. Elizabeth wants to hate him for having a stranglehold on her life, but can’t help being attracted to someone so sure of who and what he is. Vadim initially sees her as a political ice queen, but is intrigued by her suppressed magical abilities. He trains Elizabeth to… Keep Reading »

16 Oct '14

A Nix Review : Falling for Max by Shannon Stacey (4 Stars)

A Nix Review : Falling for Max by Shannon Stacey (4 Stars)

Falling for Max by Shannon Stacey Series: Kowalski #9 Published by Carina Press on 2014-08-01 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 288 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Max Crawford has reached the point in life where he’s starting to think about settling down. Unfortunately, he’s always been a little awkward when it comes to socialinteractions, and working from home doesn’t help. He spends so much time alone,painting beautiful, historically accurate model trains that half of Whitford has begun to joke that he may be a serial killer. Not exactly prime husband material. Tori Burns has found happiness in Maine, thanks in large part to her shifts at the Trailside Diner. She likes the work, and she loves the local gossip. When shy, geeky Max Crawford becomes a regular, she’s intrigued. When she finds out he’s in the market for a wife, she’s fascinated…and determined to help. Molding Max into every woman’s dream turns out to be much easier than expected. But has Tori’s plan worked a little too well?… Keep Reading »

03 Jul '14

A Nix Review – No Accounting for Cowboys by Leah Braemel (DNF)

A Nix Review – No Accounting for Cowboys by Leah Braemel (DNF)

No Accounting for Cowboys by Leah Braemel Series: The Grady Legacy #2 Published by Carina Press on 2014-05-19 Genres: Cowboys Pages: 242 Format: eBook Goodreads DNF Amazon US • Amazon UK • Book two of The Grady Legacy Jake Grady loves Bull’s Hollow ranch and all the challenges and hard work it entails. But the past year hasn’t been easy—his father’s good name has been tarnished, and new financial problems are threatening to destroy everything the Gradys have built. Performing live under a stage name has become his escape, a way of blowing off some serious steam. Accountant Paige Reynolds found Jake’s guitar-playing alter ego intriguing, but her connection with the real Jake sends her attraction into overdrive. When she’s summoned to make order out of the chaotic paper trail at Bull’s Hollow, he sets her world a-rocking—both in bed and out. But Paige has a plan; she’s determined to create her own path for the future, but is soon left scrambling for firmer ground. Good news about Jake’s potential… Keep Reading »

20 May '14

A Nix MM Review – High and Tight by Vanessa North (3.5 Stars)

A Nix MM Review – High and Tight by Vanessa North (3.5 Stars)

High and Tight by Vanessa North Published by Carina Press on 2014-05-19 Genres: Male-Male Pages: 81 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • Pilot Adam Walker has had one great love in his life: Harris Kingston. But twelve years ago, when he accepted a scholarship and joined the Navy, he chose duty to his country over love. Their on-again off-again relationship was never more than private joy, a frustrating fact of military life. Harris never wanted to be anyone’s dirty little secret. When Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was repealed two years ago, Adam broke his heart one last time. He’s picked up the pieces and moved on, building a great career and dating guys who aren’t afraid to be seen in public with him. But when Adam strolls into his salon asking for a haircut, his newfound happiness goes to hell in a handbasket. Adam’s been at war with himself for over a decade. Now on the verge of leaving the military, he’s desperate to court… Keep Reading »

14 May '14

A Nix Review – Survive To Dawn by PJ Schnyder (5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Survive To Dawn by PJ Schnyder (5 Stars)

Survive to Dawn by PJ Schnyder Series: London Undead #3 Published by Carina Press on 2014-04-21 Genres: Paranormal Romance Pages: 92 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • Book three of London Undead The zombie epidemic in London has been contained, but that’s all the werewolf pack that protects the city has been able to manage. Danny, as pack medic, is concerned the epidemic isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. And that the pack’s Alpha is too focused on eliminating the deadly threat to consider working toward a cure. When a team of American scientists arrive, talking of a vaccine, Danny is quietly hopeful. Deanna thought she was prepared for anything. But an argument with the London pack leaves her research team exposed and alone, on their own against countless hordes of the walking dead. Within hours, her colleagues are slaughtered…and it’s only because of Danny that she manages to get out alive. Deanna unhinges Danny in every way, tempting him beyond reason. She also… Keep Reading »

02 Apr '14

A Nix Review – Taken With You by Shannon Stacey (5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Taken With You by Shannon Stacey (5 Stars)

Taken with You by Shannon Stacey Series: Kowalski #8 Published by Carina Press on 2014-04-01 Genres: Chick-Lit, Contemporary Pages: 185 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Hailey Genest has seen most of her friends marry and have babies, and she’s happy for them, but it was a lot easier before she hit forty. She’s spent her entire life in Whitford, Maine, and if she hasn’t found her Prince Charming by now, she has to accept she’s probably not going to. When a new friend suggests they go on an adventure and embrace being single, Hailey agrees. Surviving in the woods is game warden Matt Barnett’s idea of a relaxing vacation. But when he meets two women in need of help, he leads them back to safety—a task that proves more fun than expected, thanks to a certain hot blonde. He can’t resist pushing her buttons, even though she’s made it clear that the rugged, outdoorsy type just isn’t for her. Hailey is glad to see the back… Keep Reading »

18 Mar '14

A Nix Review – TranceHack by Sonya Clark (4.5 Stars)

A Nix Review – TranceHack by Sonya Clark (4.5 Stars)

Trancehack by Sonya Clark Series: Magic Born #1 Published by Carina Press on 2013-10-28 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Sci-Fi Pages: 199 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • It’s 2065. Those born with magic abilities live in government-run zones, without rights or freedoms. Fear of magic created this segregated world and fear keeps it intact. A high-profile murder brings Detective Nathan Perez to Magic Born Zone 13. He’s had little experience with the Magic Born and isn’t sure what to expect during his first encounter with a witch, but he never thought he’d be so drawn to her. Trancehacker Calla Vesper uses magic to break into computers and aid the Magic Born underground. She has no interest in helping a cop, even if he is smoking-hot, but money’s tight and Nate offers a tidy amount for help navigating the Zone. Calla’s determined to keep it all business, but sparks start flying before the investigation even gets started. When Calla’s trancehacking and Nathan’s investigation uncover a conspiracy, Calla… Keep Reading »