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Tuesday, 16 October 2012 20:43

Review: Wyoming Fierce

Written by Jennifer Porter

WyomingFierce“Wyoming Fierce” by Diana Palmer (contemporary, HQN, November 2012, $7.99, 352pp)

 

Summary:
Ranch owner Cane Kirk lost more than his arm in the war. He lost his way, battling his inner demons by challenging any cowboy unfortunate enough to get in his way. No one seems to be able to cool him down, except beautiful Bodie Mays. Bodie doesn't mind saving Cane from himself, even if he is a little too tempting for her own peace of mind.

 

But soon Bodie's the one who finds herself in need of rescuing—only, she's afraid to tell Cane what's really going on. How can she trust someone as unpredictable as this fierce cowboy? When her silence only ends up getting her into even deeper hot water, it's up to Cane to save the day. And if he does it right, he won't be riding off into the sunset alone.

 

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 11:07

Review: Return to Sender

Written by Missy Thompson

returntosender_msr1-182x300“Return to Sender” by Annabeth Albert (erotic, Ellora’s Cave, October 2012, $5.60, 62pp)

 
Summary:
Jack Donovan and Bree Hendricks have been in hot competition since their school days, whether it’s tussling over the best apartment or bickering over local leash laws. Bree never turns down a challenge, so when her new toy in its brown paper packaging is delivered to Jack’s doorstep by mistake, he seizes this perfect opportunity to make her act on the long-simmering attraction between them.

 
Bree is determined to set a good example for her teenage daughter, and that means no flirting, no flings and definitely no one-night stands. But a bout of saucy cybersex demonstrating her new dildo? There’s no danger in that. Unless Bree allows her heart to become involved…

 

Monday, 15 October 2012 18:56

Review: Hold 'Em

Written by Jennifer Porter

Hold-Em-med“Hold ‘Em” by Katie Porter (erotic, Samhain, September 2012, $5.50, 271pp)

 

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Series: Book 3 of the Vegas Top Gun series

 

Summary:
Daughter of a world-famous motocross champion, and head-on competitor with three brothers, Captain Leah "Princess" Girardi was born with a need for speed. No one tells her what to do, especially not men with chauvinistic "girls can't be fighter pilots" attitudes.

Sunday, 14 October 2012 20:03

Review: Courting Carolina

Written by Trina Chase

Courting_Carolina“Courting Carolina” by Janet Chapman (time travel, Jove, September 2012, $7.99, 304pp)

 

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Series: 3rd book in Spellbound Falls Series

 

Summary:
While building a wilderness trail for a new five-star resort in Spellbound Falls, underachieving playboy Alec MacKeage rescues a beautiful woman who is being chased by kidnappers and agrees to let her hide out with him for a few days. But when those days stretch past a week, Alec finds himself fighting his attraction to the mysterious Jane Smith—despite knowing the woman isn’t who she claims to be. Then again, neither is he…

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 20:23

Review: Calling the Shots

Written by Jennifer Porter

CallingTheShotsmed“Calling the Shots” by Christine d’Abo (erotic, Carina, October 2012, $4.99, 68,000words)

 

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Series: Book 4 in the Long Shot series

 

Summary:
He's had a wild ride, and now sex club owner Josh Scott is looking for a change of scene. But first, he's determined to bring two friends together, and he's willing to be a third wheel to move things along...

 

Tuesday, 09 October 2012 19:29

Review: Until There Was You

Written by Jennifer Porter

until_there_was_you“Until There Was You” by Jessica Scott (contemporary, Random House Digital, October 2012, $2.99, 250pp)

 

Summary:
A by-the-book captain with a West Point background, Captain Evan Loehr refuses to mix business with pleasure--except for an unguarded instance years ago when he succumbed to the deep sensuality of redheaded beauty Claire Montoya. From that moment on, though, Evan has been at odds with her, through two deployments to Iraq and back again. But when he is asked to train a team prepping for combat alongside Claire, battle-worn Evan is in for the fight of his life.

Strong, gutsy, and loyal, Captain Claire Montoya has worked hard to earn the rank on her chest. In Evan, Claire sees a rigid officer who puts the rules before everything else--including his people. When the mission forces them together, Claire soon discovers that there is more to Evan than meets the eye. He's more than the rank on his chest; he's a man with dark secrets and deep longings. For all their differences, Evan and Claire share two crucial passions: their country and each other.

 

Saturday, 06 October 2012 12:44

Review: Beyond Shame

Written by Missy Thompson

beyondshame-400“Beyond Shame” by Kit Rocha (erotic, self-published, September 2012, $4.99 ebook, 354pp)

 

Summary:
All Noelle Cunningham has ever wanted is a life beyond–beyond the walls of Eden, where only the righteous are allowed to remain, and beyond her stiflingly restrictive existence as a councilman’s daughter. But only ruins lie outside the City, remnants of a society destroyed by solar storms decades earlier.

The sectors surrounding Eden house the corrupt, the criminal–men like Jasper McCray, bootlegger and cage fighter. Jas clawed his way up from nothing to stand at the right hand of Sector Four’s ruthless leader, and he’ll defend the O’Kane gang with his life. But no fight ever prepared him for the exiled City girl who falls at his feet.

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 19:40

Review: Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed

Written by Jennifer Porter

seven_nights_in_rogues_bed_US“Seven Nights in a Rogue’s Bed” by Anna Campbell (historical, Grand Central, October 2012, $5.99, 416pp)

 

Series: Book 1 in the Sons of Sins series

 

Summary:
WILL A WEEK OF SEDUCTION . . .

Desperate to save her sister's life, Sidonie Forsythe has agreed to submit herself to a terrible fate: Beyond the foreboding walls of Castle Craven, a notorious, hideously scarred scoundrel will take her virtue over the course of seven sinful nights. Yet instead of a monster, she encounters a man like no other. And during this week, she comes to care for Jonas Merrick in ways that defy all logic-even as a dark secret she carries threatens them both.

. . . SPARK A LIFETIME OF PASSIONATE SURRENDER?

Tuesday, 02 October 2012 19:41

Review: Deep Desires

Written by Missy Thompson

DeepDesires“Deep Desires” by Charlotte Stein (erotic, Mischief, September 2012, $1.99, 111pp)

 

Summary:
Abbie Gough has done her best to escape a violent past. But in the process, she’s avoided life, desire and love. So when she sees her equally closed off neighbor, Ivan, performing for her one night through his window, she can’t stop looking.

 

Voyeuristic pleasures become Abbie’s lifeline. But as she comes alive and craves more, Ivan backs away. He has his own secrets , the kind that draw her into kinky games and her own shameful desires, while also preventing real intimacy between them. But now she’s found someone so special, she’s not about to give up easily. And she’s willing to do whatever it takes to melt Ivan’s cool exterior. Even if captivating him means pushing through her limits to whatever lies beyond.

 

Monday, 01 October 2012 20:09

Review: Reflected in You

Written by Jennifer Porter

reflected_217“Reflected in You” by Sylvia Day (erotic, Berkley, October 2012, $9.99ebk, 432pp)

 

Series: Book 2 in the Crossfire Series

 

Summary:
Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn't stay away. I didn't want to. He was my addiction... my every desire... mine.

My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We’d never work. It was too hard, too painful... except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity.

We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession...

 

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