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MasterOperaMaster of the Opera: Acts 1-6 by Jeffe Kennedy (fantasy, Kensington, January-March 2014, $0.99ea, ~50pp each)

 

Summary (of Act 1):
Fresh out of college, Christine Davis is thrilled to begin a summer internship at the prestigious Sante Fe Opera House. But on her first day, she discovers that her dream job has a dark side. Beneath the theater, a sprawling maze of passageways are rumored to be haunted. Ghostly music echoes through the halls at night. And Christy’s predecessor has mysteriously disappeared. Luckily, Christy finds a friend and admirer in Roman Sanclaro, the theater’s wealthy and handsome patron. He convinces her there’s nothing to fear–until she hears the phantom’s voice for herself. Echoing in the labrynths. Singing of a lost love. Whispering her name: Christine.

 

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lingerieshopNaughty Bits Part I: The Lingerie Shop by Joey W. Hill (erotic, serial, Berkley, April 2014, $2.99, 110pp)

 

Series: Part I of Naughty Bits serial

 

Summary:
When finance executive Madison inherits a lingerie shop called Naughty Bits, she decides to leave behind her staid career and explore her every forbidden desire...

Madison is a control freak with one wish—to lose control. Her hidden submissive cravings have led to a string of disastrous relationships. So when she inherits her sister’s North Carolina lingerie shop, Naughty Bits, she jumps at the opportunity to dump her boring finance career and bad history and try her luck down South.

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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 17:09

Review in Haiku: The Billionaire Biker

billionairebikerThe Billionaire Biker by Jackie Ashenden (erotic, St. Martins, April 2014, $2.99, 100pp)

 

Series: Book 3, A Billionaire’s Club

 

Summary:
Wild and reckless, and more at ease with his biker gang than his business partners, Sean Morrow has always longed for Abigail Prescott, whose life he ruined when an innocent friendship turned into a night of red-hot passion back when they were in high school. Now that his brother, Jax, has decided to hire Abby to work for the Morrows, Sean can no longer ignore his old demons—or his desire.

 

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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 07:23

Review in Haiku: Hard Time

HardTimeHard Time by Cara McKenna (contemporary, InterMix, April 2014, $3.79, 310pp)

 

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Summary:
Annie Goodhouse doesn’t need to be warned about bad boys; good sense and an abusive ex have given her plenty of reasons to play it safe. But when she steps into her new role as outreach librarian for Cousins Correctional Facility, no amount of good sense can keep her mind—or eyes—off inmate Eric Collier.

Eric doesn’t claim to be innocent of the crime that landed him in prison. In fact, he’d do it again if that’s what it took to keep his family safe. Loyalty and force are what he knows. But meeting Annie makes him want to know more.

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Sunday, 13 April 2014 11:51

Review: Bound to Be a Groom

boundtobegroom“Bound to be a Groom” by Megan Mulry (historical, erotic, Riptide, April 2014, $15.99, 206pp)

 

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Summary:
Sometimes our wildest dreams come true.

In the tumultuous summer of 1808, Spain and England are close to war and four young lovers are close to ecstasy.

 

To carve out an independent life with the woman she loves, ANNA knows she must leave her quiet Spanish convent to become a courtesan. To gain experience, she sets her sights on . . .

 

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Tuesday, 08 April 2014 18:37

Review: Indecent Trilogy by Jane O'Reilly

indecentexposureIndecent Trilogy by Jane O’Reilly – includes Indecent Exposure, Indecent . . . Proposal and Indecent Desires (erotic, Carina UK, March 2014, $4.79, novellas)

 

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Summary:
Indecent Exposure:
Setting up the money shot…

Quiet, sensible Ellie Smithson is a highly respectable photographer by day – but there are only so many wedding photo-shoots you can take without your mind wandering to what happens when the blissfully happy bride is swept off her feet and straight to the honeymoon suite’s sumptuous four-poster bed…

So after dark, Ellie takes pictures of a more…intimate n

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Sunday, 30 March 2014 19:51

Review: Nobody by Sarah M. Anderson

nobody cover smallerNobody by Sarah M. Anderson (contemporary, self-published, March 2014, $3.49, 274pp)

 

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Series: Book three in the Men of the White Sandy

 

Summary:
Nobody Bodine is a nobody who came from a nobody and will always be a nobody. 

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Monday, 10 March 2014 15:51

Review: Theirs to Cherish

08-theirs-to-cherish2-200x300Theirs to Cherish by Shayla Black (erotic, Berkley, March 2014, $16.00, 400pp)

 

Series: Wicked Lover, book 8

 

Summary:
The perfect place for a woman on the run to disappear…
Accused of a horrific murder she didn’t commit, former heiress Callie Ward has been a fugitive since she was sixteen—until she found the perfect hideout, Club Dominion. The only problem is she’s fallen for the club’s master, Mitchell Thorpe, who keeps her at arm’s length. Little does she know that his reasons for not getting involved have everything to do with his wounded heart…and his consuming desire for her.

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Sunday, 02 March 2014 15:04

Review: Surrender to Fire

SurrenderToFire72lgSurrender to Fire by Skylar Kade (erotic, Samhain, February 2014, $4.50, 180pp)

 

Series: The Maison Chronicles

 

Summary:
Reeling from the double whammy of her Dom’s abandonment, and accusations of colluding with a plagiarizing author, all literary agent Camille Winter wants is some low-profile, drama-free quality time.

 

Just as she’s settling into a Maison Domine cabin with her to-be-read pile and a full slate of spa appointments, she finds herself sweet talked into playing topless assistant so some Dominant can run a BDSM educational demo.

 

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Saturday, 01 March 2014 14:49

Review: Having Her

HavingHer-smHaving Her by Jackie Ashenden (erotic, Samhain, February 2014, $5.50, 263pp)

 

Series: Lies We Tell, book 2

 

Summary:
Manga café owner Kara Sinclair has one burden she’s been carrying around so long it’s bordering on pathetic. Her virginity. Getting rid of it, though, means doing the one thing that scares her the most—letting down her guard with a relative stranger. Which makes her best friend’s older brother Vin Fox’s offer too tempting to refuse.

 

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