Publisher: Harlequin

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 »

25 Sep '14

A Nix Review – Breaking All Her Rules by Maisey Yates (3.5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Breaking All Her Rules by Maisey Yates (3.5 Stars)

Breaking All Her Rules by Maisey Yates Published by Harlequin on 2014-08-12 Genres: Erotic Romance Pages: 91 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Buttoned-up financial consultant Grace Song lives life by her own strict rules. Spontaneity leads to chaos. Always play it safe. So when she shares a Manhattan cab with a handsome stranger and they accidentally swap cell phones, her first instinct is to track him down and put things right. Stay on track. Stick with the plan. But when beyond-gorgeous Zack Camden answers the door draped only in a towel, Grace is suddenly inspired to ditch her rules for a day…and a night. Indulging in one delicious encounter with a perfect stranger is just the break she needs. But one turns into two, then three mind-blowing nights—and soon Grace is in danger of breaking the biggest rule of them all—never fall in love…. FTC : This book came from NetGalley. I have no relationship with the author, I just like her stuff. There were parts… Keep Reading »

17 Jul '14

A Nix Review – Sex on the Beach by Delphine Dryden (DNF)

A Nix Review – Sex on the Beach by Delphine Dryden (DNF)

Sex on the Beach by Delphine Dryden Series: Tropical Trysts #2 Published by Harlequin on 2014-07-15 Genres: Erotic Romance Pages: 92 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Hawaiian Vacation To-Do List: 1. Bikini up! You’re in Oahu, and it’s time for fruit drinks with umbrellas in them! 2. Being obsessively organized doesn’t work during a Hawaiian vacation. Relax. Seriously. 3. Scan the resort for hot dudes. Huh. That hot jogger who ran by looks a lot like your ex, Jeremy—only fitter, harder and sexier. 4. Moonlit walks mean bumping into Hot Jogger Guy. Who is your ex. 5. Don’t panic. Instead, think with your libido! Also debate the merits of ex sex. 6. Ignore the consequences. Go for it. 7. Revel in the afterglow. Go for rounds two and three. 8. Ooh, kayaking! 9. Round four. Oops! 10. Definitely do not think about why you broke up in the first place. Or that you’re having wicked-hot nookie with the man you were here to forget… FTC: I… Keep Reading »

14 Jul '14

A Nix Review – Fanning the Flames by Victoria Dahl (4.5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Fanning the Flames by Victoria Dahl (4.5 Stars)

Fanning the Flames by Victoria Dahl Published by Harlequin on 2014-07-01 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 384 Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Burning for you Some men are off-limits. Close friends of your ex-husband, for instance. Or firefighters who work in the same building as you. Yet despite her best judgment, librarian Lauren Foster can’t help noticing fire captain Jake Davis whenever he jogs by…shirtless. They’ve always been friends, but all it takes is one not-so-chance meeting at a local bar and one not-quite-innocent walk home to ignite a fierce, uncontrollable desire between them. Widower Jake Davis has tried to ignore the spark he feels whenever Lauren’s around, but once he sees her curves in a little black dress, there’s no turning back. No matter how often she says she’s all wrong for him, the sexy, outspoken divorcée is driving him wild in the best possible way. Maybe she’s just blowing off steam. Or maybe he can convince her to fan these flames into something deeper, hotter and truer than… Keep Reading »

29 May '14

A Nix Review – Burned by Sarah Morgan (4 Stars)

A Nix Review – Burned by Sarah Morgan (4 Stars)

Burned by Sarah Morgan Published by Harlequin on 2014-06-01 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 80 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • Join London’s hottest martial arts gym now! Every girl needs some self-defense. But at Fit and Physical, you’ll learn martial arts and get fit at the same time. Look great, feel better and kick a little butt! Check out one-on-one personal training with our favourite karate black belt, Rosie Miller. She loves her job, the world of martial arts, and her life is just…well, brilliant. Trainer and martial artist Rosie Miller’s zen is seriously compromised when Hunter Black—her former coach and lover—becomes her new boss. With all the sexual energy still crackling between them, her poor little zen doesn’t stand a chance. So this time, Rosie is determined to do more than put up self-defense. She and Hunter are going to play by her rules…. FTC : I requested this book from NetGalley. It is the first I have read from this author. This is another… Keep Reading »

27 May '14

A Nix Review – Backwoods by Jill Sorenson (4.5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Backwoods by Jill Sorenson (4.5 Stars)

Backwoods by Jill Sorenson Series: Aftershock #4 Published by Harlequin on 2014-06-01 Genres: Suspense Pages: 384 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • The more you trust, the more you risk… When plans for a wilderness retreat with her teenage daughter Brooke go awry, Abby Hammond reluctantly pairs up with Brooke’s stepbrother and his dad, Nathan Strom, for the weeklong trek. The only thing Abby has in common with the bad-boy former pro athlete is that their exes cheated with each other. That…and a visceral attraction that’s growing more complicated with every step through the picturesque woods. Nathan’s wild-card reputation lost him his career and his family. After years of regret, he’s ready to fight for what truly matters—and that includes Abby’s hard-won trust. When Brooke goes missing, Nathan knows he’s her best and only hope of rescue. But the deeper into the rugged mountains they go, the more dangerous the territory will prove—for their safety and for their hearts. FTC : I requested this from… Keep Reading »

22 May '14

A Nix Review – Mai Tai for Two by Delphine Dryden (2.5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Mai Tai for Two by Delphine Dryden (2.5 Stars)

Mai Tai for Two by Delphine Dryden Published by Harlequin on 2014-05-13 Genres: Erotic Romance Pages: 133 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • Julie’s Hawaiian Vacay Itinerary!You and your “work husband” have just won an all-expenses-paid vacation in Oahu.  Now the fun begins…1.Get lei’d. (With flowers, obvi.)2.Settle into your gorgeous ocean-side cabin. Contemplate living in Hawaii forever.3.Become overwhelmed with hideous unexplained jealousy when your bestie decides to make sexy moves on your work-husband, Alan.4.Dismiss jealousy. After all, you’re not interested in Alan “that” way… are you?5.Avoid joyous dancing when bestie’s ex arrives, and sweeps her off her feet—leaving Alan completely and totally available.6.Now you’re alone with Alan. Alone. In paradise. Take a deep breath, have a mai tai—or two—and (gulp!) make your move. Be classy.7.”Accidentally” let Alan peek under your grass skirt.8.Take off grass skirt.9. Do Incredibly Naughty And Sexy Things everywhere.10.And do not think about what happens when you and your work husband go back to reality… FTC : I requested this for a… Keep Reading »

08 May '14

A Nix Review – Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna (3.5 Stars)

A Nix Review – Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna (3.5 Stars)

Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna Published by Harlequin on 2014-04-15 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 122 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Nook • Experience Ireland—the dramatic beauty, the warm hospitality…and the smoking hot local guys! Imagine nursing a pint in a cozy, authentic country pub, far from Cork’s busy city pulse. Getting here took you a plane, bus, taxi and…um, bicycle. But just as you’re resigning yourself to drinking beside grey-haired farmers, you see him—a man with the looks and charm to soothe any heartbroken girl. He’s your bartender. Your really, really gorgeous bartender. For American Jamie Webb—recently dumped and housesitting for two weeks—Connor Kelleher is like a six-course feast after a 23-year starvation diet. But it’s gotta be casual. She’s just begun rerouting her life after a three-year man-related detour. Still, a sexy romp (or twenty!) with Sexy McBartender? But what happens when Jamie’s best-laid plans for no future plans with any man begin to change? FTC : I requested this book from NetGalley in… Keep Reading »

04 May '14

A Nix Review – Perfect 10 by Erin McCarthy (4 stars)

A Nix Review – Perfect 10 by Erin McCarthy (4 stars)

Perfect 10 by Erin McCarthy Published by Harlequin on 2014-05-13 Genres: Contemporary Pages: 102 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Katrina’s Lesson in Social Media Disasters or How Technology Can Bite You in the A** Katrina Phillips is an expert social media manager. But that doesn’t mean she can’t make mistakes. Horrible, hide-in-your-closet-forever mistakes…like accidentally syncing her BootyBook app with her online profiles. Blammo. Now everyone in the world can see who Katrina has dated and how they rated in appearance, sexual performance and (OMG) detailed descriptions of their manly parts! Now her phone is blowing up with angry exes—and an out-of-the-blue text from the only guy who came close to a perfect score…. Katrina has had a thing for Drew Jordan since forever ago, even if a booze-fuelled one-nighter did destroy their friendship. So why is he suddenly texting her now—and is it because she rated his Sexy Staff of Manliness as FTC : I got this from NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest… Keep Reading »

01 Mar '14

A Nix Historical Review : The Trouble With Honor by Julia London (2.5 Stars)

A Nix Historical Review : The Trouble With Honor by Julia London (2.5 Stars)

The Trouble with Honor by Julia London Series: The Cabot Sisters #1 Published by Harlequin on 2014-03-01 Genres: Historical Pages: 384 Format: eBook Goodreads Amazon US • Amazon UK • Passion and scandal collide in New York Times bestselling author Julia London’s brand-new series about four sisters determined to rescue themselves from ruin… Desperate times call for daring measures as Honor Cabot, the eldest stepdaughter of the wealthy Earl of Beckington, awaits her family’s ruin. Upon the earl’s death she and her sisters stand to lose the luxury of their grand home—and their place on the pedestal of society—to their stepbrother and his social-climbing fiancée. Forced to act quickly, Honor makes a devil’s bargain with the only rogue in London who can seduce her stepbrother’s fiancée out of the Cabots’ lives for good. An illegitimate son of a duke, George Easton was born of scandal and grows his fortune through dangerous risks. But now he and Honor are dabbling in a perilous dance of seduction that puts her reputation and… Keep Reading »