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Sunday, 04 August 2013 19:13

Review: Spare Hearts

sparehearts“Spare Hearts” by Dorothy F. Shaw and T.D. Hoffman (contemporary, Forever, August 2013, $0.99, 162pp)

 

Summary:
Stuck in this dead-beat town for too long, Candy Jameson is itching for some action. And the magnetically sexy, Sterling Dey might just be her chance to get back in the game . . . at least for a night. Soon the sparks flying between Candy and Sterling ignite into a fiery encounter that scorches the lanes. But when Sterling wants more than just one night with Candy, she's not sure she's ready to bet her heart on a one-night stand.

Former professional bowling champion Sterling Dey wants to reclaim his title. This sleepy alley in a small Texas town with no distractions is the perfect place to practice-until Sterling lays his eyes-and more-on the joint's sultry night manager.

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Sunday, 28 July 2013 18:47

Review: Trust in Me

TrustInMe“Trust in Me” by Dee Tenorio (contemporary, Samhain, July 2013, $5.50, 187pp)

 

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Series: Rancho Del Cielo, book 4

 

Summary:
Locke Jackman is single, childless…and he has a bad case of empty nest syndrome. For years, as he fought tooth and nail to keep his brothers and sisters together after his parents died, his entire life was focused on his responsibilities.

 

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Monday, 22 July 2013 18:54

Review: Escaping Reality

EscapingReality 300“Escaping Reality” by Lisa Renee Jones (new adult, self-published, July 2013, $8.99, 208pp)

 

Series: Volume 1 of The Secret Life of Amy Benson series

 

Summary:
Infinite possibilities.... Infinite passion..... Infinite danger.... His touch spirals through me, warm and sweet, wicked and hot. I shouldn't trust him. I shouldn't tell him my secrets. But how do I not when he is the reason I breathe? He is what I need. At the young age of eighteen, tragedy and a dark secret force Lara to flee all she has known and loved to start a new life. Now years later, with a new identity as Amy, she's finally dared to believe she is forgotten-even if she cannot forget. But just when she lets her guard down, the ghosts of her past are quick to punish her, forcing her back on the run.

 

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Sunday, 21 July 2013 19:53

Review: The Wicked

thewicked“The Wicked” by Thea Harrison (paranormal, Samhain, July 2013, $3.50, 115pp)

 

Series: A novella in the Elder Races series

 

Summary:
For a librarian with a focus on rare magic books, Olivia’s new job is a dream come true. She has been hired as part of a team to help manage the safe transportation of the collection of books owned by the Vampyre sorceress Carling Severan. The fact that the library is located on a mysterious island in an Other land only heightens the adventure.

 

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“His Desire Her Surrender” by Malia Mallory (ebook)
I read the first book in this series and enjoyed it, so I wanted to see what was next for Marcus and Tabitha. I was a bit turned off by the office intrigue, and the way that Marcus rushes to judgment against Tabitha.

 

“Doubled” by Charlotte Stein (ebook, re-read)
This is an erotic romance about twin brothers and the woman they both love. They seduce her and try to ease her into accepting a commitment with them both. This is a very hot story.

 

“His Slave” by Vonna Harper (ebook)
Vonna Harper writes very dark BDSM romances, usually with capture or dubious consent plots. This one was very difficult for me to read. Cheyenne is given an assignment to infiltrate a BDSM club by her bosses. She is told to work with Mace who also works for the same people. But, it turns out that Cheyenne’s bosses have their eyes on her for another reason. They want to kidnap her and make her a slave in their secret world. They want Mace to train her and then become a part of their world. Ugh!

 

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Tuesday, 16 July 2013 20:08

Review: Bonds of Desire

BondsOfDesire“Bonds of Desire” by Lynda Aicher (erotic, Carina, July 2013, $3.99, 229pp)

 

Series: Wicked Play, book three

 

Summary:
Lawyer Allison English never planned to return to The Den--despite her naughty fantasies about being bound by owner Seth Matthews. But when club guest Tyler Wysong is injured in a scene, Seth turns to Allie for help. Aroused by both men, Allie should turn the case down. But she can't...

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“Bonds of Justice” by Lynda Aicher (ebook, review copy, NetGalley)
Review to come

 

“Cin’s Secret” by Diane Leyne (ebook)
This one was too short for me to really get into. I had trouble connecting with the heroine or the twin doms.

 

“The Billionaire’s Ultimatum: His Absolute Need” by Cerys du Lys (ebook)
A review of this very bizarre, cracky and out there book is to come. This one was an experience that did bad things to my psyche.

 

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Sunday, 14 July 2013 14:09

Review: The Gentleman's Keeper

GentlemansKeeper“The Gentleman’s Keeper” by Bonnie Dee and Summer Devon (historical, m/m, Samhain, July 2013, $5.50, 202pp)

 

Summary:
Confronting the darkness of his past, he finds the light of his future.

 

After years gadding about Europe, Everett Gerard can no longer avoid his responsibilities. Word has come that a child bearing the unmistakable Gerard stamp has shown up at the family estate—and he realizes it’s time to face his demons.

 

As his carriage nears the gates of home, he fights the urge to flee the memory of the horrible crime he witnessed as a child. Yet the Abbey delivers surprises and delights he never expected.

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“Seduction” by Nicole Edwards (ebook)
I read this book because of a conversation on Twitter and a specific recommendation for this author. This was a cute, erotic romance about a woman returning home and getting involved with the man she has lusted after for years. I definitely enjoyed this story and am considering reading some additional titles by this author.

 

“Sweetened with a Kiss” by Lexxi Callahan (ebook, review copy)
I highly recommend this contemporary author. See full review.

 

“Hers to Command” by Patricia A. Knight (ebook)
This book reminded me a great deal of Lora Leigh’s Wizard Twins books – a book where a committed ménage (although in this case the committed group is m/m/f rather than m/f/m) can help produce enhanced magic to save their planet. The planet is actually sentient and plays a role in the romance. I enjoyed it, but found the world building to be a bit too convoluted.

 

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Sunday, 07 July 2013 09:18

Review: Dire Distraction

diredistraction 200“Dire Distraction” by Dee Davis (romantic suspense, Forever Yours, June 2013, $14.99, 240pp)

 

Series: A-Tac, book 7 (finale)

 

Summary:
As the commander forA-Tac, a black-ops CIA unit masquerading as Ivy League faculty, Avery Solomon is the best of the best. He'll stop at nothing to ensure the safety of his team, but when a mystery from the past resurfaces, he puts himself directly in the line of fire.

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