06 Dec '15

Top Picks 6th Dec – Releases from Lauren Dane, Tessa Bailey & Tessa Dare

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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.

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This weeks Top Picks are….cooltext1265143614Buy Links : Amazon | Barnes and Noble

Status on TR list : This is my favourite in the series by far. It’s hot, angsty and blooming brilliant.

The men of Twisted Steel are great with their hands.And they’re not afraid to get dirty.

Mick Roberts, the newest partner at Twisted Steel’s custom hotrod and motorcycle shop, looks like a man with everything. But secretly he still craves the connection he lost when his best friend Adam and the love of his life Jessilynn walked out. Then, he wasn’t ready for the pleasure they promised. Now, things have changed.

Rich, powerful, and insatiable, Adam Gulati is used to getting what he wants. And there’s nothing he wants more than Mick and Jessi. He hasn’t seen either in over a year, but the second he sets eyes on them again his memories-and his desires-can’t be denied.

After trying to live without them, Jessi Franklin realized no one else can satisfy her like Adam and Mick. The three of them need one another-in more ways than one. It’s time to stop pretending and submit to the hunger they all share. But once they go down this road, there’s no turning back. As deeply devoted as they are, no one knows what great bliss their forbidden fantasy will find-or the price they may pay . . .cooltext1265143614Buy Links :Amazon  | B&N

Status on TR List : Tessa Bailey is auto-buy…

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 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 rather storms-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, it will take both Sarge and Jasmine down with it…

cooltext1265143614Buy Links : Amazon | Barnes and Noble

Status on TR list : I love this series and I’ve missed it like mad. On the list.

A snowstorm hath no fury like a spinster scorned

Miss Elinora Browning grew up yearning for the handsome, intelligent lord-next-door…but he left England without a word of farewell. One night, inspired by a bit too much sherry, Nora poured out her heartbreak on paper. Lord Dashwood Missed Out was a love letter to every young lady who’d been overlooked by gentlemen—and an instant bestseller. Now she’s on her way to speak in Spindle Cove when snowy weather delays her coach. She’s forced to wait out the storm with the worst possible companion: Lord Dashwood himself.

And he finally seems to have noticed her.

George Travers, Lord Dashwood, has traveled the globe as a cartographer. He returned to England with the goal of marrying and creating an heir—only to find his reputation shredded by an audacious, vexingly attractive bluestocking and her poison pen. Lord Dashwood Missed Out, his arse. Since Nora Browning seems to believe he overlooked the passion of a lifetime, Dash challenges her to prove it.

She has one night.cooltext1265143614Buy Links :Amazon | B&N

Status on TR List : On the list. I like Katee Robert’s Brazen line…

A sexy category romance novella from Entangled’s Brazen imprint…

Truth or dare…

Erin Robinson is having an epically bad year. Her blossoming career on Broadway tanked, forcing her to crawl back to home to Wellington. The icing on her failure cake? Her former on-again, off-again fling is in town, and the sexy Marine is taking up way too much space.

Warren Davis always knew Erin was special, which is exactly why he can’t have her. A girl like her deserves something permanent—something neither of them wants. But now that they’re both back in town and she’s right there in front of him, a challenge in her eyes he’s never been able to resist, he’s questioning everything.

That challenge quickly escalates into an epic game of Truth or Dare. Erin’s sure she’s got him on lock, but as the night progresses, Warren’s dares intensify, drowning her in lust. But with the past still breathing down their necks, there’s no way either of them can win…

cooltext1265143614Buy Links :Amazon | B&N

Status on TR List : I have enjoyed Diane Albert’s Brazen line before… on the list!

A sexy category romance from Entangled’s Brazen imprint…

She’s a challenge he can’t afford to lose…

Navy SEAL Steven Thomas has only ever been able to count on three things: waking up in the morning, going to sleep sometime during the night, and Lauren Brixton. She’s been his best friend since grade school, and what they have is the only relationship he’s managed not to ruin.

Until one drunken night puts that all in jeopardy.

Lauren’s watched Steven flit from one-night stand to one-night stand, seemingly not interested in something more. So when the long-ignored attraction between the two of them blows up in their faces, she does the only thing she can-she pretends she doesn’t want him. But all’s fair in love and war, and Steven’s not about to lose the only person in his life who matters…

cooltext1265143614Buy Links :Amazon B&N

Status on TR List : It’s a re-release so it’s not actually on my list but as I adore it, I’m putting it on here!

Amidst the post-war chaos that rains down around them, a controlling man and a desperate woman must choose between life and love.

Devils on Horseback Series, Book 1

Nate Marchand grew up as the only son of the town drunk. As a Confederate soldier, he found that order in the chaos was the only thing that kept him sane. Numbers, information, keeping everything in its proper place became second nature. The chaos of the war and its aftermath sent him into a rigid state that he couldn’t seem to overcome.

He and his friends, nicknamed Devils on Horseback, leave behind the aftermath of war to start fresh in the west. Their new business venture flounders and desperation drives them to take whatever work they can.

The Devils are hired to remove the Taggert family from land claimed by Samuel O’Shea, the largest landowner in Grayton, Texas. When he meets Elisa Taggert, his entire world shifts beneath him. Attracted, bewildered, and off-kilter, Nate ignores his conscience in favor of his wallet.

The simple task of removing a woman, a boy, and an old man, along with a small herd of cattle, resembles a Medieval siege. Nate wrestles with what he knows is right with what he must do. Will his love for Elisa overcome his need for survival?

This book has been revised for rerelease. cooltext1265143614Buy Links :Amazon  | B&N

Status on TR List : I quite like this series so this is a cute idea. Deleted scenes, short stories and more… no, don’t read it if you haven’t read the series!

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Montgomery Ink and Talon Pack series comes an anthology filled with deleted scenes and extras from many of her fan-favorite series.

Vowed in Ink (A Montgomery Ink Novella)

It’s a very important day for Sassy, Rafe, and Ian. The three are ready to form their union in body and soul as well as legally for one of the pairs. Only when the day comes, not everything turns out how they’ve planned. The triad will have to look deep into their hearts and remember why they fought for each other not once, but twice in their lives so they can find their true happy ending.

Delicate Arrival (A Montgomery Ink Novella)

A look into the lives of Austin and Sierra as they welcome their baby to the world. They’ve been through hell together and now have one more trial to pass before they can keep going.

Edward and Pat’s Day Off (A Redwood Pack Short Story)

A look into the Alpha pair’s day off.

Babysitting Finn and Brie (A Redwood Pack Short Story)

A fun scene with Edward and his grandchildren.

On the Other Side (A Redwood Pack Short Story)

A bonus scene featuring Edward and Pat.

Bewitching (A Holiday, Montana Short Story)

A cute bonus scene with Jordan and Matt.

At Home with Cupid (A Holiday, Montana Short Story)

A look at Tyler and Abigail’s evenings with their new babies.

A Wedding with Wings (A Dante’s Circle Short Story)

Lily and Shade’s wedding.

The Meeting (A Dante’s Circle Short Story)

Jamie introduces her men to her parents…but all is not what it seems.

Author Note: Many of these scenes have been featured in Carrie Ann Ryan’s newsletters and on her website in the past. You can still read some of them for free on her website. This anthology is so people can have easy access to this material as well as the new bonus content. Happy Reading!

 

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4 Responses to “Top Picks 6th Dec – Releases from Lauren Dane, Tessa Bailey & Tessa Dare”

  1. Just started reading the Spindle Cove series in the past several weeks. I didn’t know a new one was coming—so rushed to hit the one-click preorder button. Thanks Madame Nix!

  2. I’m also a big fan of Courtney Milan, who surprised us yesterday w/ the 1st of her new historical series: Once upon a Marquess. I don’t know anything about it except the cover says it’s the beginning of the Worth Series. I love her heroines, so I snapped it up.

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