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Monday, 31 August 2015

Behold The Stars by Susan Fanetti

REVIEWED BY Micky Barnard

Behold the Stars (Signal Bend, #2)Behold the Stars by Susan Fanetti
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

There is something strangely addictive about these books and I find myself drawn into the world of these characters. This is the second book in the series and it continues the story of Isaac and Lilli. There was a tentative HEA at the end of the last book but much more to know about these two and whether they could forge a future together. I did not expect the rough turns of this book and once again this was quite brutal in description. There were small sections of his book that were discomforting to read but I was able to forge through and the greater picture revealed a complex but great storyline. I am intruigued how Signal Bend will regenerate in a new era free of it's old problems and whether life will be more simple and happy. I thoroughly enjoyed this and I'm excited about the set up of the characters for the next book.

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Running On Empty by L.B. Simmons

REVIEWED BY Micky Barnard

Running on Empty (Mending Hearts, #1)Running on Empty by L.B. Simmons
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4.5 stars

This book was one of those reads where you want the world to switch off whilst you lose yourself in the story. It is a story of hearts healing after a terrible bereavement, learning that it's okay to feel again and old friends to something more. It was a story that didn't feel repetitive with characters I completely loved. Alex is the broken widower with three young children, just existing as a person but giving her all as a Mom. Blake is her old childhood friend back in town but Alex wants him at arms length. Blake for me was a 'dream man', not unrealistic, but described in such an enticing way with a great characteristics, that I fell for him! Sometimes the children in a book are pure background but these three girls were key to rekindling friendships and finding a new way of living. I loved them.

LB Simmons can surely write sizzling sexual tension and it bubbled perfectly through the book. I devoured this read and I'm certainly going to read more from this author.

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Wild Rain by Charlotte Boyett-Compo

REVIEWED BY Kari Cox

Wild Rain (WindWorld)Wild Rain by Charlotte Boyett-Compo
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I was gifted a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Wild Rain is a story of forbidden love. There are multiple groups that cause trouble for Rain and his beloved. He tries to do what is right, but things always seem to get in the way. He is not permitted to have what he truly wants from life, and he would give his life up altogether if it meant his loved one would be happy.

The story jumps straight into it without a lot of background or understanding, but you do eventually get a better understanding of what is happening and why. It had a lot of add-ins that felt a little out of place, but overall it was a good story.

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The Nightwind's Woman by Charlotte Boyett-Compo

REVIEWED BY Kari Cox

The Nightwind's Woman (WindWorld)The Nightwind's Woman by Charlotte Boyett-Compo
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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The Nightwind’s Woman provided a fascinating twist to the life-mate concept. Having Alpha’s share a mate is definitely a unique and complicated situation. The Nightwind is very much a possessive creature, but he has no choice when it comes to competing with his mate’s blood-mate. Beyond this situation, the book has a great sideline story. You learn a lot about the different kinds of beings in the WindWorld. The creativity of the creatures was fun to read. There are evil family members and other twists in the story that made it interesting as well. I would recommend this book!

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Blayde of Darkness by Charlotte Boyett-Compo.

REVIEWED BY Kari Cox

Blayde of DarknessBlayde of Darkness by Charlotte Boyett-Compo
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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This book was a twisted love story. Blayde McClory is an arrogant jerk, but still yet has managed to have two women craving him. One of which, is willing to do whatever it takes to have him and will make sure no one else can if she can’t. The depth of that obsession goes beyond anything that could have been expected. The book has some twists and surprises; if you think you have figured out in the beginning, guess again. It’s definitely worth reading!

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Surviving Raine by Shay Savage

REVIEWED BY Micky Barnard

Surviving Raine (Surviving Raine, #1)Surviving Raine by Shay Savage
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I had very mixed feelings for the first half of this book. Shay Savage quite cleverly wrote a hero who frankly, most would hate. The skill comes in her ability to convince you that he has worth and there is something to like about him. This book is an unusual tale of Sebastian, an alcoholic captain of a Caribbean cruiser who is shipwrecked alongside his passengers. The only survivor in his inadequate raft is Raine, a young, quiet woman. Their experience is completely coloured by the temper and mean nature of Bastian. He has his uses but he's unpleasant company.

There is no doubt this was a gripping read; their desperate experience felt real and I lived in the moment with them. There is a change that comes over both the characters and it was interesting reading, The book does have completion but there is a sequel and I feel like there is much more to know about the 'what happens next'.

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Dare by Allie Juliette Mousseau

REVIEWED BY Monique Cashmere

Dare (Brothers of Ink and Steel #1)Dare by Allie Juliette Mousseau
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Josh has issues, as a 16 year old boy, his best friend dies by committing suicide from being bullied. It causes all sorts of havoc at home and he is then sent to live with his Uncle Cade to let of steam and hone his abilities. Nine years later, Josh who is now a MMA title holder and a part time fire fighter, has a fall saving a boy from a burning house. Three years after leaving her abusive cop husband, Sophie is asked to treat Josh's injuries. She signs a three month contract to be his masseuse, with some amazing clauses.

Sophie has an infatuated stalker, and that's not her abusive husband. Josh has never felt like this for any women and it confuses him. Will she accept him, even with his troubled past? Will he understand her insecurities due to her ex-husband?

This book had me drawn in from the start. I enjoyed these characters because they had such intensity and affection toward each other. It was clear from the start it wasn't going to be an easy ride for their relationship. But I don't think anyone saw what was ahead of them. Josh is the type of guy that is loyal, caring and being a MMA fighter, you want him on your side! Maybe this is the guy that Sophie can trust?

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Dare You Forever by Allie Juliette Mousseau

REVIEWED BY Monique Cashmere

Dare You Forever (Brothers of Ink and Steel Novella 2.5)Dare You Forever by Allie Juliette Mousseau
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

After an overwhelming wedding proposal from Josh, Sophie is now conflicted. She is having nightmares that are playing mind games with her head. Deep down she knows she can trust Josh but with the memories of her late husband still fresh, and the nightmares, it is all too much.

Josh is in his own world of pain, trying hard not to screw everything good up with Sophie and of course Charlie. If he holds the reins too tight, his girl will flee. He has to somehow show her that he is in this for the long haul and that he is never going to change from the man she fell in love with and that no harm will ever come to her or Charlie again. He compiles a plan, with the help for his blood family and Ink brothers, they help him convince Sophie that no else can ever love her like Josh.

This novella is full of funny bits, romance and a tad bit of erotica that is all Josh and you are going to love it. The way he set up the pre wedding events for Sophie is just beautiful. It was a gorgeous way for finish their story off and bring it to a close. It makes me want to read the other books about Josh's brothers.

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The Need: An Erotic Thriller by S.L. Hannah

REVIEWED BY Kim Gray

The Need: An Erotic ThrillerThe Need: An Erotic Thriller by S.L. Hannah
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Wow!!!! This book was one twisted, messed up, torturous and gripping story!
Angie is a naive young woman in a relationship with Eric, one night she meets Heather at a bar when she was expecting to meet Eric for an evening out. Everything that happens next is a bizarre twist of fear, lust, desires, deceit, suspense and edge of your seat thriller! I had it all wrong, one moment I was sure I knew what was next and then the next I was blown away. This story made me think, wonder about the human psyche. What makes a person do certain things and how would you react or behave in certain situations that may seem strange to one person but perfect and heaven to another? Dangerous and complicated to one, but exactly what you desire to another? What and how things that happen to us and how that can affect us. I was stunned, wowed and certainly captivating by this tale. I won’t lie, it made me think about certain things for myself. I am giving this book 4.5 stars, but that is only because “I” wish it was longer, I felt that this story needed a bit more. Despite that, I would certainly recommend this book to my friends.


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Friday, 28 August 2015

Palm South University: Season 1, Episode 1 by Kandi Steiner

REVIEWED BY Ann Meemkem

Palm South University: Season 1, Episode 1 (Palm South University, #1.1)Palm South University: Season 1, Episode 1 by Kandi Steiner
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Cassie and Paris are best friends setting out to start there first year of college together at Palm South University. There first big decision is what sorority they want to be in. They take a tour of all the different sororities on campus. They both have different views on which sorority they like. What happens if they choose a different ones? How will college affect there friendship?

College is about change and finding out who you are.

We are introduced to a bunch of new characters. We will see how they cope with college life and how there new friendships will help shape who they are. College life is not all about studying. You need to have some fun, throw in some parties, late nights, sex and drama into the mix.

I look forward to getting to know these characters better.


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Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Feat Of Clay by Susan Mac Nicol

REVIEWED BY Joanne Swinney

Feat of Clay (Men of London #4)Feat of Clay by Susan Mac Nicol
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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Men of London just got even hotter. I would say you could read this as a standalone but if you are like me and like to start at the beginning knowing all the characters, start with 'Love You Senseless'.
This is Clay's story and oh boy! it's awesome. Clay has a very handsome but also very trouble partner called Tate.
The love that you feel while reading this story just warms your heart. Every relationship has it's ups and downs. Maybe some more than most but what Clay and Tate are dealing with is more than who left the toilet seat up or who's turn is it to do the dishes.
Tate is suffering with nightmares after being captured and tortured while undercover. I can not even begin to imagine how you would deal with this. It's scary enough to read about what he went through never mind have to deal with it day in and day out. Clay is Tate's rock, he is so strong and hot and sexy and Oh God! Sorry where was I?
Tate has secrets that even Clay doesn't know and he never wants him to find out believing that Clay would want nothing more to do with him. They have wanted each other since they were very young, growing up as best friends. Everyone could see how much they loved each other, no matter how much they thought it was just their secret.
Clay is very protective of Tate to the point where he starts to feel like a child. Sometimes you have to let go in order for your loved ones to grow and Clay is learning this the hard way.
He is everything that Tate needs and vice versa. They love each other so much. It's finding that middle ground so life can go on as smoothly as possible.
Tate likes to draw when he needs a distraction. Hmm well okay draw maybe not the right word. He's an artist of sorts. To me it's called Graffiti. He likes to find a blank canvas of wall and well graffiti it.
Each to their own people. It actually is art, I couldn't do it. Could you?
Let me tell you more about Clay. He has his own business called 'Mortimer Investigations'. He is former SAS, doesn't that just turn you on. Okay maybe just me then. LOL.
Clay is a powerful male, very commanding but yet gentle. He loves with everything he has. He's just the ultimate package.
Yes people I am in love with Clay and not only does he bat for the other team he's a fictional character so I have zero chance of ever hooking up with him. Another book boyfriend to add to my list. Story of my life.
This book is another fantastic read from the Men of London Series. If you love the M/M Genre with a great story then this book is definitely for you.
Susan Mac Nicol YOU ROCK!! Thank you for another fabulous read.

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

REVIEWED BY Micky Barnard

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

There is absolutely nothing predictable about this book, the characters or the storyline. It was a complex weave of dystopian wonderful-ness. I had to concentrate every minute of this read, needing quiet to take in the strategy, particularly as the book progressed but I feel satisfied by the ride. The main characters Mare, Maven and Cal kept me on my toes. Mare is red, a kind of serving class with red blood. Maven and Cal are silver, royalty and silver-blooded. These three are brought together in an unusual tale of war, trust and betrayal. I thought I knew them, I really did, but I found myself taken aback, aghast and reeling. The last 25% was a twisty, on the edge, 'get me to the end so I can breathe' session that needs to be read to completion.

I read this book as part of a group read and I can honestly say the ability to de-brief in sections enhanced the enjoyment for me, particularly when shocks came. I would highly recommend this book for those who enjoy a dystopian/fantasy read but I would also encourage others to step out of their normal genre and give this a try. Victoria Aveyard certainly can write a complex story but her words are beautifully pitched. I look forward to the second book with expectation.

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Darker by Michael Stephenson

REVIEWED BY Kari Cox

DARKERDARKER by Michael Stephenson
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

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This book was written fairly well and it brought attention to issues such as modern-day race relations, bullying, and riots. As Michael Stephenson mentions, Darker is definitely very similar to Stephen King’s book Carrie; even down to the emphasis on the girls monthly as a point of the high school teasing. Zariah is picked on at school and has a crazy mother, just like in Carrie. There are so many other similarities and I won't mention them all, but overall, the story lines are the same. I can appreciate the desire to explore the issues the story hits on, but I wish it would have been done in a way that the story would have been more original.

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Monday, 24 August 2015

Building Bonds by Morticia Knight

REVIEWED BY Isa Jones

Building Bonds (Kiss of Leather, #1)Building Bonds by Morticia Knight
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book was special!

I really enjoyed Building Bonds by Morticia Knight and I thank her for the opportunity of receiving and ARC.

I have read my fair share of BDSM books but this really is one of my first in the M/M world. I enjoy the genre and the book had almost all the elements of a fantastic and entertaining read, it had romance, suspense, plenty of hot steamy scenes, great dialogues and an original story line. I would have liked more depth into the story and that is my only observation, it is not a critique but more the fact that I was thoroughly entertained and wanted to keep reading!

Kyle is such a loveable character, unfortunately for him, he has been through a terrible breakup and has been left alone and broke, he is therefore faced with the fact that he has, not only to pick up the pieces of his broken heart, but also to get himself out in the real world and start making some money and pronto!, he gets help from his best friend who sets him up with some of his friends from a BDSM club who need some original "furniture" and Kyle has a fantastic designer and crafty eye, but Kyle has a small issue, he doesn't belong to the lifestyle nor is he interested in trying to be convinced in joining the club; enters Master Gavin, he is the complete opposite of Kyle, he is a true Master and an alpha in every sense of the way, as Dom and partner in the Club Kiss of Leather, he is in charge of overseen the new equipment for the refurbishments and he is looking forward to meeting the person who has a great eye and is designing the latest pieces.
You already see how the story will pan out, Gavin as a true Dom knows a true submissive from a mile away and it is his protective instinct which will fuelled his desire to understand why Kyle is so broken and hurt. From the moment this two unlikely characters met sparks fly, Kyle is resilient to let his guard down, he has been hurt and burnt before, he needs someone who can break his defences and show him who he really is and what he truly needs.

I am looking forward to reading more from this author.

4 KISSEABLE STARS

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Sunday, 23 August 2015

A Reaper's Love by Charlotte Boyett-Compo

REVIEWED BY Becky Cox

A Reaper's Love (WindWorld, #8)A Reaper's Love by Charlotte Boyett-Compo
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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Laci's world has changed since she lost her partner Taylor. Unbeknownst to Laci Taylor was captured and tortured viciously. The only thing that kept him going was his love for Laci. Their relationship is very intense.

Coultier was tortured at the same facility as Taylor, although not as viciously as Taylor. Coultier becomes obsessed with Laci and doesn't really understand why.

I enjoy Ms. Boyett-Compo's writing style. I loved and hurt for Taylor from the beginning. Laci is sassy and fun. The gods getting involved with their lives and using them as a chess match of sorts was entertaining.

Would highly recommend this book for all lovers of paranormal.

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Fury by Fisher Amelie

REVIEWED BY Micky Barnard

Fury (The Seven Deadly, #3)Fury by Fisher Amelie
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was a grittier read than the other deadly sins books. Whilst vain does address difficult topics, Fury confronts child sex trafficking and centres on the issues in Vietnam. I already thought from Greed, that Ethan was someone with a darkness that was slightly scary but also sexy. The relationship between Ethan and Finlay had a slow build and was quite lovely to read. I think Ethan was surprised by his affections for Finlay but never tried to deny them.

There is violence in this book that makes for difficult reading at times and I was thoroughly frustrated with Ethan's decision to 'go vigilante' but I do recognise that this was a key element to the story. I think he lacked personal value of his life but didn't think through the impact his decisions would have on Fin.

This was a good addition to the series and I love Fisher Amelie's style and seamless flow of writing. Any of her books are a pre-order purchase for me.

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Truth or Beard by Penny Reid

REVIEWED BY Micky Barnard

Truth or Beard (Winston Brothers, #1)Truth or Beard by Penny Reid
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Another solid and enjoyable Penny Reid book. I am never disappointed with anything of hers that I read. Truth or Beard introduces the Winston Brothers and the thought of more from these brothers is very exciting. Duane, one of ginger-bearded twins is a bit of a terse, serious character in utter contrast to his brother Beau. He's had a thing for Jessica James since their childhood friendship, whilst Jess has a thing for his twin. Initially complicated, quickly rectified but these two seem to create complication wherever they go. They have chemistry and friendship between them in buckets and this book makes for very satisfying reading. The writing is just as I have come to expect from Penny Reid, humorous with a great storyline. I'm glad there's more to come from this setting and group of characters.

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Saturday, 22 August 2015

Killing Me Softly by Kathryn R. Biel

REVIEWED BY Monique Cashmere

Killing Me SoftlyKilling Me Softly by Kathryn R. Biel
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Sadie has feelings / premonitions / insight to the future. She says random things that seem to then come true. After going to a B&B with her boyfriend of two years, thinking he is going to propose, a bat spoils it all. Sadie realises that Rob is not the one for her. And she has the feeling that he won't ever talk to her again because of it. How right she was!

Alone again, Sadie decides it is time to do things on her own and her way. She buys an old house and sets about renovating it. She also hires a contractor to help, Max. Sadie's sister Jenna keeps popping in uninvited and unannounced. She is always in competition with Sadie. Only just finishing her new bathroom, Jenna has gone and made a mess in there which Sadie cleans up. Once she kicks Jenna out, she goes missing and Sadie is hoping that her feeling won't come true this time.

It is a week from hell for Sadie. She becomes the prime suspect in her sisters disappearance and possible murder, her Dad - after suffering a stroke and spending the last four years in a nursing home - dies and two men are vying for her affection. She has another vision, but just can not be sure who is the right man her Dad is trying to show her in the dream. Who can she trust? Who is on her side?

I throughly enjoyed reading this book. Sadie's best friend Therese was someone I want to hang with. There are some really funny bits between these two. All the characters were well developed and the story line was one that had me thinking and trying to guess the ending constantly. This is the first book I have read from Kathryn R Biel, but I know it won't be the last.

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Dopey Woman by Laura Barnard

REVIEWED BY Monique Cashmere

Dopey WomenDopey Women by Laura Barnard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Sadie is an Office Manager who unfortunately is made redundant along with her girls. A couple of months later, she runs into them again at the local job centre. Neither has found employment as yet. After taking sometime to catch up, they come up with a scheme to make money - maybe not everyone's cup of tea.
In the process, Sadie meets DC Harry Mackenzie who is investigating a lead for the drug squad.

The girls get caught up in a world they never wanted to be involved in, and with every great Laura book, get themselves into predicaments that will make you laugh, cry and laugh again, with a touch of swooning. With Sadie's unconventional upbringing, she thought she could handle this new venture, but once you are involved, there is no going back, even if she wanted to.

What I loved about this book, and every Laura book is the camaraderie between the characters and the hilarious dilemmas they go through. I love her male leads, and this one wasn't shaping up well, but hang in there, as he has a lot of growth within the book. I only wish there was more of the couple, as they were so sweet. I love to read Laura's books, and even though this wasn't my favourite, I recommend it highly for a fun read.


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Reviews of The Legend of Arturo King, The Story of Lansing Lotte, The Quest of Perkins Vale and Sight Words by L.B. Dunbar

REVIEWED BY Tam Tam

The Legend of Arturo King (Legendary Rock Star, #1)The Legend of Arturo King by L.B. Dunbar
 My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I am so excited about this series. First and foremost, L.B. knows how to write great, sweet, intense romance. What a clever way to modernize the story of King Arthur and Lady Guinevere. The story was creative and romantic. She introduced us to the whole band, The Nights, and has teased and baited us with just enough about each band member to have us wanting more.

But this first book in the series is all about Arturo and Guinie's love story. If you are thinking this book will be the same as any other rock star romance, you would be wrong. Her writing is smart and she gives the reader just enough detail and dialogue to keep you swooning and ignoring everyone around you.

I should warn you that this book leaves you on a cliffhanger and wanting to learn about the sexy and mysterious Lansing. But somehow, I think this was part of her evil plan. She has left me wanting more!

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  The Story of Lansing Lotte (Legendary Rock Star, #2)The Story of Lansing Lotte by L.B. Dunbar
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

> > Lansing is a hot, hot mess. There are many women in his life who want him, except the one woman he really wants (or thinks he wants). This books picks up right where we left off with Arturo King. So, this is not a stand alone. You will definitely want to read that first but I promise no spoilers here. Lansing is very mysterious in the first book so I was anxious to get to know him in this story.

Lansing cannot seem to help himself when a woman is in need of being rescued. He is very impulsive and passionate too, which does not always lead him in the right direction. He has wanted Guineviere for so long that he is blinded at times to what may be best for him. Is he really fated to be with Guineviere despite her love for Arturo? Or maybe Layne, or Elaine, or Lila? He has earned his reputation as the Lady Killer. You will learn why. This book continues to weave a tale of mystery surrounding the Nights and those closest to them.

Again, I really enjoyed this installment of the series and it left me anxious for the next one. > >

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 The Quest of Perkins Vale (Legendary Rock Star, #3)The Quest of Perkins Vale by L.B. Dunbar
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

> > I am really enjoying this series. I would not consider this a stand alone. It is very helpful to read the first two books in this Legendary Rockstar series about Arturo King and Lansing Lotte. She is building a mystery around Arturo with each book and at the same time introducing us to each unique member of The Nights.

Perkins has a very quiet but strong presence. He may be my favorite to date in The Nights. He seems to have such a strong sense of morality, his passions, his music. I also liked finding out Hollister's story as it unraveled throughout this story. There was nothing simple about either of their pasts and I appreciated how it drew them to each other for very different reasons.

I will continue to follow this series as L.B. Dunbar slowly lures me in as I continue to wonder how it will all end.

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 Sight Words (Sensations Collection, #5)Sight Words by L.B. Dunbar
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The end of the Sensations Collection was very bittersweet. I really loved this series. While each book, including this one, can be read as a stand alone I highly recommend you read this series from the beginning. It will make you appreciate how characters from previous books will appear and you will get very satisfying updates on them. Plus, if you have grown to love the Scott and Carter families as I have it is always enjoyable to read a little more about them each time.

In fact, previous books in the series gave us glimpses of Tricia Carter. It was apparent she was unhappy and very unfulfilled in her relationship. I wanted a happy ending badly and was so happy this last book takes us on her journey. I will not give any spoilers but this story had very unexpected and unpredictable twists that I loved reading. Most of this was in Leon. L. B. Dunbar gave us a complex, antitypical and very sexy character.

Because of this series, she is one of my favorite authors who I would gladly read any day. > >

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Our Kinda Love by Deanna Eshler

REVIEWED By Monique Cashmere

Our Kinda Love (What Kinda Love #2)Our Kinda Love by Deanna Eshler
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The first book is about Shyanna, her troubles and meeting Kade. In that first book, we know that Keegan and Adrian get together, but not know all the details. Therefore we go back in time to when Shyanna, Gemma and Keegan met the guys - Kade, Max and the adorable Adrian.

Keegan has a smart mouth and team that up with Adrian's quick wit and class clown antic's, you have a hilarious read. Giving Adrian pointers on his sex moves is another funny chapter, an after school special. They have that banter that just has you giggling as you read along. Keegan has abandonment issues that she finally shares with Adrian, who in turn promises to never leave her unless it is real important and he'll tell her why first. But life has a way of giving you twists and turns and curve balls to keep it interesting.

This couple are a joy to discover, she is a character that is ballsy, smart and when she finds the right guy, she can actually be gooey inside! Adrian fell hook, line and sinker from the get go, and loved all Keegan's craziness because it complimented his!

I highly recommend this book, I enjoyed it as much or more so that the first one. Keep an eye out for the chapter titles in this book, just classic and will have you giggling too.

I received a copy from the author for an honest review.
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Friday, 21 August 2015

Tyrant by T.M. Frazer

REVIEWED BY Melinda Lazar

Tyrant (King, #2)Tyrant by T.M. Frazier
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Tyrant by TM Frazier

I have to start this review off with an apology because I completely underestimated the diabolical genius that is TM Frazier. I really had doubts that she'd be able to deliver a book that was up to the standard set by King, but she's absolutely pulled it off and even surpassed.

This book was everything I needed it to be without knowing what I needed. A brilliant plot that picks up right where we finished with King and ties up everything while answering our many questions. There were so many times that I either had to go back and reread or just put the book down because I couldn't believe what I was reading.

Even though her memory is sketchy at best, Doe is still such a strong female character and I just love that. That she's gone what she's gone through and still prevails is amazing. And King is well, King! He's not your standard hero. He does what he has to, whatever it takes, to protect what's his and essentially, to survive. He's ruthless, protective and loves hard. And I freaking love him!

Those who loved King will not be disappointed with Tyrant. It's action-packed and will leave you stunned, staring at your ereader for a while after finishing but at least there's a therapy group for you!

Im going to go back and read Frazier's previous works and I can't wait to see what she's going to throw at us next!

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Thursday, 20 August 2015

The Temptress by C.J. Fallowfield

The TemptressThe Temptress by C.J. Fallowfield
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A one night stand in Paris years ago with Luc has left a lasting impression on Lulu and she can't escape the memories. He has captured her heart and soul.

Lulu is a successful business woman. Her business is a honey trap to find and lure clients spouses to see if they would cheat. She has been given the name the temptress, because of her flawless track record.

One day Mrs Le Grand comes in and wants Lulu to seduce her rich husband for a large fee. She goes into the case blind without knowing what her mark looks like. The only thing she knows is to meet him at a hotel bar and where he sits. When she sees him she does not know if she can continue the case. What happens when your working life meets your personal life. Can she walk away from the case? or Will the temptress be tempted by the alluring Luc once again?

This is the first book that I have read from this author. I must say that it was an incrediable story from start to finish. It is filled with suspence and drama and I could not put it down until I knew the end. I will definately be reading more books from this author.

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