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Review: His for Tonight – Part 3 by Ravenna Russo


Author: Ravenna Russo

Book: His For Tonight – Part 3

Other books in series:

His For Tonight – part 1 – my review is here
His For Tonight – part 2 – my review is here
His For Tonight – part 4 <<coming soon!

tl;dr recommendation: Ahhhhh back to the drama – back to the hot soccer player – back to the seriously hot sex! 4.5 stars!

Book Summary:

Ravenna Russo’s scorching new His for Tonight serial continues with the most dramatic and emotional installment yet!

We signed a contract. Sex. Money. Strictly business. But we’re both keeping secrets…

Our weekend in New York has me feeling like a brand-new Elise, adventurous and daring. I’m exploring my every desire, letting Luciano take me in ways that I barely dared to fantasize about before he came into my life.

But this connection between us is way more than just sex. I can’t deny it anymore. I’m falling for him.

We’re supposed to be keeping our emotions out of this–that was our deal. I can’t reveal my feelings to him. Especially not tonight at his glamorous charity gala.

But this evening holds all sorts of surprises…for both of us

Please note: His for Tonight Book 3 is a New Adult romance novella of 27,000 words (about 90 pages). Contains graphic sex and language. Cliffhanger alert! This is Book 3 of a 4-part serial.

H4T Book 4, the sexy, emotional conclusion of Elise and Luciano’s journey, will be released soon. Subscribe to Ravenna’s new-release newsletter to get an email as soon as it’s published!

Longer Review:

Ahhhhh back to the drama – back to the hot soccer player – back to the seriously hot sex! I love these little novellas. I know a ton of people are over the novella craze, but they’re FUN. This serial is no different.

Elise and Luciano are finally reaching the point where they may actually be having feelings for each other. OF COURSE that means that someone is going to have to drop in and crap on their parade of love – drama will be had and decisions will have to be made.

I was super pleased with the easy writing and fun fairytale that Russo is spinning. This book ends on a happy note with the knowledge that MORE IS COMING. yes, please!

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]


Release Blitz: With Ties that Bind by Trisha Wolfe




Title: With Ties That Bind

Series: Broken Bonds #1

Author: Trisha Wolfe

Genre: Dark Erotic Thriller

 Release Date: February 29, 2016



This series is a spinoff of the Broken Bonds serial which must be read prior to beginning this first book. Contains spoilers to the Broken Bonds serial.

Detective Ethan Quinn has questions. The Arlington Slasher case is closed, the UNSUB no longer a threat—but Quinn can’t quiet the suspicion he harbors toward his partner and the young, attractive M.E. Not only does he loathe his uncertainty, he’s torn between doing his job and protecting his team.

But burying himself in cases no longer works. He’s restless. On edge. And tired of fighting his compulsions. Quinn has always viewed the law in black and white. Only now his world is swirling with a murky gray that threatens to devour him.

When lead medical examiner Avery Johnson careens toward a dangerous path, she pulls the unwitting detective into a dark web of deception and lust, triggered by a spree of recent killings.

Is this new player linked to the Bathory murders, or is it another copycat?

Time almost took Avery from him once before. As the clock ticks, Quinn will stop at nothing to protect her, refusing to let Avery become a victim again. Against his uncompromising logic, Quinn can’t deny his feelings. Avery forces him to acknowledge his darker desires, tempting his control—which weakens with every second he spends with the feisty M.E. as they hunt down the perpetrator threatening to tear them apart. 

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Trisha blows me away EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. Her plot twists are unlike anything I have ever read before – she has a completely crazy mind that I want to get lost in over and over. While yes, this is a second in a series, it can also be read as a standalone.

Ethan Quinn is a seriously hot detective. He knows that something deeper is going on with Avery – I mean, she was just abducted afterall. But he’s so used to seeing things in black and white, he’s starting to get concerned that he’s letting gray cloud is vision. When a potential new serial killer starts up again in Arlington, everything starts to get twisted quickly.

Avery is once again at the center of everything. She’s made some choices that thrust her right into the danger zone – exactly where she had just left. I freaking loved her though. Even though she’s been through a lot she’s strong, smart and completely awesome.

Trisha writes characters that have just enough dark to balance out the light – there’s seriously hot sex scenes, tons of secrets and the fast paced thrilling ride that you need. This cover is hot as hell and the story is well developed, smart and scorching. Get to know Trisha NOW.




The windowless room is freezing. Florescent lights hum, echoing off the cinderblock walls and tingeing the too bright, barren room in a sickly green hue. As soon as I was ushered inside, the bag was removed from my head and my lab coat was taken.

The thin blouse I’m left with does nothing to shield me from the frigid air.

I rub my arms to generate heat, giving myself something to concentrate on besides counting the seconds. I’ve only been locked inside for minutes, but panic threatens to pull me under when I imagine it turning into days.

So very different than before, but somehow just as frightening. I’m not shackled. I’m not drugged. I don’t, logically, think these people have the same intentions as my abductor did when he took me…but I can’t say that for certain.

As soon as I think I’m going to lose it and start banging on the steel door, I hear a click, and the door grinds open against the floor.

The man entering is tall and thickly built. He wears a mask. A Jason mask like on the horror movie. And he’s carrying a semiautomatic gun. My stomach plunges, free-fall. I want the bag back over my head.

He jerks his head. “Move. It’s ready.”

What’s ready? But I can’t work up the courage to ask. This man is not manhandling me, and somehow my feet move me in that direction. I’ve just simply lost my mind. So many days spent fearing the world after I was released from the hospital, and what I dreaded could happen—that which I told myself over and over would never happen again—has, in fact, happened.

What else is there left to fear?


I’m almost relieved. Like I’m ready to welcome it. Like I can stop dreading it now.

The masked man stands in the doorway as I cross through. My eyes go wide when I see what’s on the other side of the room.

A lab.

But unlike any lab I’ve ever worked in. It’s dirty, and smells of death. Not like the death in the morgue, where I’m accustomed to being surrounded by bodies. But a grotesque, sour stench that soaks my pores.

Tables are full of beakers and test tubes. A giant syringe station is setup with thin blue hoses curling down into a large tub. My gaze follows the tubes’ path along the back wall to a large containment unit.

“Welcome, Dr. Johnson.”

I whirl around, trying to locate the source of the deep, gravely voice. Feedback pierces the air, and I look up to find a speaker in the corner.

The voice booms through the room again. “Go ahead. Get comfortable. There’s a coat on the hanger to your left, and goggles on the table.”

I shake my head. “What do you want from me?” I say to the room, hoping this unsettling PA system is two-way.

“It’s what we both want,” the voice responds. “I believe neither of us want any more dead girls littering up our beautiful streets. So you should get to work.”

I turn around and see the man with the gun standing watch at the only exit.

I face forward, lick my lips. “And if I can’t?” 

The silence stretches out, endlessly taunting. I’m sure the decision to end my life has already been made. Then: “I really don’t think that’s an option for you, Miss Johnson.” A beat. “Best focus on the task at hand. You have one hour.”



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Passion and lust ignite. Dark and light battle. This explosive first installment of the Broken Bonds series sets the exhilarating pace for a cat and mouse game where no one knows who’s really pulling the strings.

Criminal profiler Sadie Bonds knows blood. Her affair with the gruesome, dark world of killers began long before she started applying her analytical skills to investigate gory crime scenes. She gets inside the killers’ heads, breaks them down, relates to them on an arcane level. She prefers it this way—because it’s safer to ally herself with the villain than the victim. At least, that’s how she’s coped ever since she was abducted and tortured as a teen.

She will never be a victim again.

Now, she’s honed her skills in order to bring justice to these ritualistic offenders. Working alongside her colleagues, armed with sharp wit and a SIG, Sadie always catches her sadist. Until one ruthless serial killer gets inside Sadie’s head, turning the tables. He knows her secrets. Her obsessions. The darkest, most deviant part of her soul.

When she meets Colton Reed, dangerous stakes are raised as he threatens to unravel her control and reveal her darkest fantasies. The sexy-as-sin bondage rigger at an exclusive BDSM club pushes her boundaries, forcing her to acknowledge that side of herself she fears. Plunged into a realm of torture and suffering, pain and pleasure, Sadie balances on the razor-sharp edge of two intersecting worlds threatening to swallow her.




The UNSUB has made contact.

After a rapid string of grisly murders shakes the usually peaceful city of Arlington, Virginia, the sadistic killings of young women lull into a deceptive calm. Agent Sadie Bonds knows the terror isn’t over; serial killers don’t stop until caught.

And this sadist has targeted the profiler, revealing pieces of her dark past and weaving her secrets into each gruesome crime scene. Is the killer someone from Sadie’s past, her present? Or is he part of a fated future she brought on herself? The answer lies within the riddle of the copycat killings, ones mimicked after the infamous Blood Countess.

As tension brews in the department awaiting the UNSUB’s next move, Sadie’s more than on edge—her deviant cravings for the possible perpetrator have ratcheted out of control. She needs the feel of Colton’s ropes binding her, sheltering her from stark reality.

Only Colton Reed has his own twisted secrets that threaten to unravel not only Sadie as they come to light, but the UNSUB’s carefully constructed web now entangling both the profiler and her sexy bondage rigger.





Who is the UNSUB?

For Agent Sadie Bonds, finding the answer to that question means the difference between life and death for someone close to her. The UNSUB’s latest abduction reaches right into the heart of the ACPD, forcing every member of the department to search within their ranks for the sadistic perpetrator.

Suspicion not only clouds the task force; it slithers into Sadie and Colton’s bond, challenging their love. Discovering the truth means facing their past together. Sadie’s connection to Colton has quieted her inner demons—but is she strong enough to confront the real monster?

All players take their places as the stage is set for the final scene. With the UNSUB manipulating the game, even Sadie and Colton fall victim, spiraling deep into the darkness that threatens not only their lives, but their trust. As Sadie navigates a tortuous maze, Colton will do whatever is takes to protect her. 

The truth will set you free. Only for Sadie, her truth will test the very fabric of her reality. She must silence the threat, or risk losing everything and everyone she loves.


Author Bio


From an early age, Trisha Wolfe dreamed up fantasy worlds and characters and was accused of talking to herself. Today, she lives in South Carolina with her family and writes full time, using her fantasy worlds as an excuse to continue talking to herself.

For more information on Trisha Wolfe and her works, please visit: www.TrishaWolfe.com

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Blog Tour & Review: Play Hardest by JT Fox

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Wanting him is the riskiest play of all…

Miami star quarterback Jordan Barr is the hottest man that halfback Eric “The Brick” Higgins has ever laid eyes on, and he’s wanted him in his bed for years.

When a chance encounter puts the two pro football players in the same town, the same TV studio, and the same locked room, the sparks don’t just fly, they burn. The chemistry between them is intense, immediate, and explosive and Eric isn’t about to miss his chance to have Jordan off the field. He’ll have Jordan naked in his bed—rumors of game fixing haunting both of their teams be damned.

Eric is one extraordinarily stunning man, and Jordan would love nothing more than to show Eric what it’s like to be taken by someone who knows exactly what he wants, in the bedroom and out. But Jordan has bills to pay and far too many responsibilities to throw caution to the wind.

He has to resist. But it’s getting hard….

Really, really hard.

Play Hard is the first installment in a three-part MM romance trilogy



WARNING: This book is 100% hard-riding, dirty-talking alpha times two. Read at your own risk.

Having him is the most dangerous play of all…

Now that Miami star quarterback Jordan Barr has had a hot, wild night with halfback Eric “The Brick” Higgins he can’t get him off his mind. Eric is under his skin, but he needs to learn a lesson—that Jordan calls the shots when it comes to these sorts of red-hot entanglements.

And that lesson will be conducted in bed with every inch of Eric’s ripped, muscular body bared for Jordan’s pleasure.

Jordan is the most intense, commanding lover Eric has ever had. Trouble is, the two of them have an enemy. As rumors of game fixing ratchet up, compromising photos land on their phones, as well as a note to pay up or be exposed. Eric’s ready to walk away, but when the threats intensify, the men must work together to figure out who the hell is gunning for them.

And working together can only lead to one thing…

An even hotter, harder, sexier encounter.

But the more they come together, the more determined their enemies are to tear them apart.

Play Harder is the second installment in a three-part MM romance trilogy that ends in a cliffhanger.


Play Hardest


WARNING: Contains two sexy as sin, filthy-mouthed, dominating, rock hard alpha males. Read at your own risk.

Trusting him is the biggest play he’ll ever make…

Jordan Barr is in deep. He can’t get Eric off his mind, and he’s consumed with wanting the sinfully sexy man. But there’s more at stake now than the pro quarterback ever bargained for. It’s not just his or Eric’s heart or career on the line anymore.

Lives are at stake and their enemies are playing dirty.

Both men need to keep their eyes open for a potentially career-ending blitz. But that’s increasingly tough when all Jordan wants to do is screw Eric senseless.

That kind of screwing sounds damn fine to Eric Higgins. He’s never wanted anyone the way he wants Jordan, but Eric doesn’t know who he can trust anymore.

As their enemies close in and time grows short, he’ll have to decide if he’s ready to make the biggest play of all and let Jordan into his heart.


The third book gives you everything that you’ve been asking for – and more. You get to solve the mystery, obtain joy while watching Eric and Jordan explore each others’ glory [holes] and feel excitement for these two guys who just want to play football and love each other.

But let’s back up for a minute. When we last left, there was a major accident and we didn’t know who was hurt. I’m not going to tell you which one it was – that will totally ruin the fucking book. BUT the suspense is well used and well done.

Fox creates this sports romance with a shock of suspense that mainstreams male/male. I honestly don’t know why people wouldn’t buy male/male, because DOUBLE DICKS. I mean, how many times do I have to explain it? BUT if you’ve been tentative about it before, this is a great series to burst your cherry.

Eric and Jordan build each other up and help each other down….oh man, the puns write themselves. This sexy and sweet novella is a fun, flirty and suspenseful package – this is a well timed touch down! 4 stars!

[I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review]

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“I can’t wait to see you again,” Eric said, his breath coming fast as he tugged at the buttons at Jordan’s crotch. “I can’t wait to get my fist around you, my lips on you.”

Each button he popped was an orchestrated symphony of torture, driving Jordan’s desire higher. By the time Eric tugged his jeans down his legs to pool around his knees, he was ready to explode. His cock leapt forward, bobbing in the cool air that felt even cooler compared to his burning hot skin. God, he was so hard his cock was a deep red, with veins standing out along the ridge at the center of his length.

“Commando?” Eric cursed beneath his breath, his eyes glued to Jordan’s shaft like it was the Holy Grail and he’d been hunting the thing a damn long time. “Not what I expected from a good guy like you.”

“I don’t know where you got the idea I’m so good,” Jordan said, fisting his hand in the hair at the base of Eric’s neck, not missing the flash of lust the firm grip sent flashing across Eric’s face. “Just because I try to resist temptation doesn’t mean I don’t know what to do when I give in.”

Eric’s eyes glittered as his tongue slipped out to wet his lips. “Is that so?”

“It is,” Jordan said, his voice a low rumble. “And before we’re done I’m going to fuck your mouth like I own it. But first I want you naked.”

Eric’s gaze darkened. “Me first. I started something and I mean to finish it,” he said as he moved his lips up Jordan’s torso, to his left nipple. His tongue teased and swirled across Jordan’s tight flesh before Eric’s lips parted and his teeth bit down hard, sending darts of heat straight to Jordan’s already raging hard-on, making him groan.

Eric took his time with one nipple and then the other, biting and sucking while his hands smoothed up and down the inside of Jordan’s thighs. Sparks ignited in Jordan’s blood, turning hotter as Eric teased higher and higher until finally he cupped Jordan’s swollen, aching balls in one big hand.

Ah hell. Jordan cursed. It felt so damn good to be touched. “Play with them,” Jordan commanded, and Eric did as told, caressing and tugging Jordan’s balls with his strong hands.

“Now, give my dick some motherfucking attention,” he said.

Eric flashed a cocky grin, making it clear he liked taking orders. He shifted his attention, bringing his mouth to hover inches away from Jordan’s cock and licking it—just once—from base to leaking tip.

One touch, and a deep desire rippled through Jordan’s body. Yes, this man’s tongue was going to deliver unholy pleasure.

Jordan gritted his teeth. “Take it, Eric. Suck me. Suck me deep.”

“You have no idea how long I’ve wanted you to say that. How fucking long I’ve waited to taste you,”



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About J.T. Fox


J.T. Fox loves white-hot, sexy stories about men in love (and in lust), rescue dogs, football, soccer, rugby after work, and long, lazy Sunday afternoons with friends. J.T. lives in the south with one alpha pug, two opinionated cats, and a partner who puts up with more than his fair share of crazy.

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Blog Tour & Review: Dirty Together by Meghan March

Dirty Together by Meghan March

Book Three of The Dirty Billionaire Trilogy

Date of Publication: January 12, 2016


Dirty Pleasures

My wife.

I love saying those words.

She’s mine, and if she thinks I’m going to let her run without tracking her down and bringing her back to where she belongs–with me–then she’s about to be introduced to a new reality.

Because I’ll fight dirty to give her the happily ever after she deserves.


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 Creighton Karas is by far my favorite book HUSBAND I’ve read in awhile. Meghan has just topped herself and I didn’t think that was possible. Between the swooning and the wild gasps I’m surprised I was able to function after this was over. Crey soars to my favorites list with his undying love and determination to show it to Holly while Holly made me proud with her backbone of steel.
If you recall, in the last book Holly leaves Crey AGAIN with the shortest Dear John note on the planet. She’s a woman of words, but when it comes to her husband she always seems to lack them. She’s sort of in a desperate place – she feels off kilter so she goes back to her roots. OF COURSE, my beloved (iknowhe’smarriedLAYOFFME) Crey follows after her.
There’s so much that I love about this book. There are twists that I totally didn’t see coming and that set up the next book (or series?!) gloriously. Meghan’s writing is funny and unexpected – she leads you down a path and then throws you in a completely different direction. She so easily could have done the usual romance book plot in this series, but she doesn’t. Dirty Together is refreshingly honest and seriously erotic.
I am gushing so hard right now (Holly does lots of that too) and it’s all because of the crazy sex (shit. holy shit. i mean, HOLY FUCKING SHIT. its so hot) combined with the absolute passion these characters show for each other. The Dirty Billionaire Trilogy gets all the motherfucking stars!
[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

About Meghan March

Meghan March is the author of contemporary and erotic romance novels.

Meghan March has been known to wear camo face paint and tromp around in woods wearing mud-covered boots, all while sporting a perfect manicure. She’s also impulsive, easily entertained, and absolutely unapologetic about the fact that she loves to read and write smut. Her past lives include slinging auto parts, selling lingerie, making custom jewelry, and practicing corporate law. Writing books about dirty talking alpha males and the strong, sassy women who bring them to their knees is by far the most fabulous job she’s ever had. She loves hearing from her readers at meghanmarchbooks@gmail.com.

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Dirty Billionaire: Available Now

I’ve got a big dick and an even bigger bank account. That’s pretty much where my bio ends.

Honestly, I don’t need to say anything else. I’ve just sold 99% of women on going home with me.

Do I sound like an asshole to you?

That’s because I am.

And guess what? It works for me just fine.

Or at least it did.

Until I met her.

Books talk about sparks flying. Fuck that shit. With her, it was like emergency flares mixed with jet fuel. Or maybe just straight up napalm.

Only one problem.

She wouldn’t tell me her name or her number when she disappeared from the hotel room after the hottest fucking night of my life.

Now I’ve had a taste of unicorn pussy–the sweetest, rarest of all pussy–and I need it again.

So what’s an asshole to do?

I took this problem to the street. A missed connection gone viral.

And when I find her? I’m keeping her.

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Dirty Pleasures: Available Now

I did it. I married a billionaire.

My reasons are my own, but the last thing I expected was to feel owned.

I may have taken vows, but I’m still determined to be me.

Now his rules are taking over my world, but I’m not the kind of girl to just obey.

There’s only one problem: I might actually be falling for him…

I have no idea how this marriage is going to go, but holding onto a piece of myself while succumbing to his dirty pleasures is shaping up to be the ride of a lifetime.

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Review: Play Harder by JT Fox



Author: JT Fox

Book: Play Harder 

tl;dr recommendation: I want Eric and Jordan to Play ME Harder. 4 stars!

Book Summary:

WARNING: This book is 100% hard-riding, dirty-talking alpha times two. Read at your own risk.

Having him is the most dangerous play of all…

Now that Miami star quarterback Jordan Barr has had a hot, wild night with halfback Eric “The Brick” Higgins he can’t get him off his mind. Eric is under his skin, but he needs to learn a lesson—that Jordan calls the shots when it comes to these sorts of red-hot entanglements.

And that lesson will be conducted in bed with every inch of Eric’s ripped, muscular body bared for Jordan’s pleasure.

Jordan is the most intense, commanding lover Eric has ever had. Trouble is, the two of them have an enemy. As rumors of game fixing ratchet up, compromising photos land on their phones, as well as a note to pay up or be exposed. Eric’s ready to walk away, but when the threats intensify, the men must work together to figure out who the hell is gunning for them.

And working together can only lead to one thing…

An even hotter, harder, sexier encounter.

But the more they come together, the more determined their enemies are to tear them apart.

Play Harder is the second installment in a three-part MM romance trilogy that ends in a cliffhanger.



Well shit, I want Eric and Jordan to Play ME Harder. This book combines a blackmail scheme, a football cheating scandal and two thick cocks, which is all just enough to keep you engaged and wet. There’s actually a connection forming between the two players – one that extends to a potential relationship outside of the bedroom. But they’re each at risk of losing something valuable to them if the news goes public…

The drama is layered perfectly between hot and delicious sexual tension. Both men show their alpha side in scenes that left me fanning myself. I mean, seriously – how can I turn down a book that promises slamming lips and hips together and dirty demands? Answer: I CANNOT. Alpha men are my weakness – two alpha men leave me breathless.

The ending of this one is a cliffhanger – of course – and it’s written in a way that leaves a ton of questions. I’m aching a little bit wondering what’s going to happen.

Play Harder is a hot and sensual quick hit that had me ready to score. BOOK 3!!!!!!! NEED. 4 stars!

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

Review: End Game by Tess Diamond


Author: Tess Diamond

Book: End Game (O’Connor & Kincaid #3)

Other books in series: 

Dangerous Games (O’Connor & Kincaid #1)
Game of Lies (O’Connor & Kincaid #2)

tl;dr recommendation: I loved the drama, swooned over Jake and ate up the suspense. 4 stars!

Book Summary:

Will this dangerous game end in tragedy for Special Agent Maggie Kincaid?

A Senator’s daughter’s life hangs in the balance, and the FBI have suffered a deadly blow. Now Maggie and Jake O’Connor must throw away the play-book and go rogue to rescue the teen victim – before a political conspiracy silences them all for good. But with lives hanging in the balance, there’s no room for error. Will Maggie’s own traumatic past be the key they need to unlock the case – or the weapon that will destroy them all?

Longer Review:

Finally!! The conclusion I so desperately needed. End Game is the third and final installment in this heart stopping serial. We pick back up with Maggie and Jake as they’re about to change the game. They’re going to hunt down the unsub and (hopefully!) save the Senator’s daughter.

I was surprised at some of the twists that were thrown at me here. Well played, Tess. Well played. The writing kept me on my toes and the plot kept me engaged. While I absolutely adore romantic suspense for that reason – I was a little bummed that there wasn’t a whole lot more romantical interaction between Jake and Maggie. This was definitely heavy on plot over sex. I GUESS THAT’S OK. There’s still most definitely a spark between them and their relationship spirals towards the center of the story, but it’s not all banging. Regardless, their budding relationship blossoms into something believable and enjoyable.

The story wraps up and loose ends are all tied – except for one. Which totally bugged me. I’m assuming that it was left open so that the thread could continue into the next book/series, but when each serial ends in a cliffhanger I really wanted the last book to solve every piece of the puzzle.

Even still, this FBI danger ridden plotline called to my law and order loving heart. I loved the drama, swooned over Jake and ate up the suspense. 4 stars!

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

Review: Game of Lies by Tess Diamond


Author: Tess Diamond

Book: Game of Lies (O’Connor & Kincaid #2)

Other books in series:

Dangerous Games (O’Connor & Kincaid #1)
End Game (O’Connor & Kincaid #3)

tl;dr recommendation: This is romance laced in kevlar. 4 stars!

Book Summary:

Time is running out for Special Agent Maggie Kincaid…

A Senator daughter has been kidnapped, and the FBI’s best hostage negotiator Agent Kincaid knows something isn’t right. What started as a routine case has spiraled into political conspiracy – with a young girl’s life on the line.

Teaming up with ex-forces security expert Jake O’Connor, Maggie must fight the victim’s family and her own FBI bosses to rescue the innocent girl trapped in the middle of this dangerous game – before it’s too late. But when clues from the case trigger memories of her own kidnapping, she discovers that her past demons might be the most deadly enemy of all.

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This is romance laced in kevlar. This well written suspenseful serial left me super happy that I had the third book on hand.

In Game of Lies the danger gets heightened, and the unsub FINALLY becomes known. I actually totally didn’t predict who it was, so I give major points to the author for that.

This is the second in a serial romantic suspense series so you’re going to get more of the story, but not all of it – and that may make you a little bit crazy. Not to give too much way, but the girl is still kidnapped and Maggie and Jake have essentially joined forces in an effort to figure out who the kidnapper is and how they can stop him.

I loved the strength that Maggie shows in this installment and I adored the explosion of chemistry between her and Jake. There’s a little scene that I wished lasted WAY LONGER than it did – but I get it…I do…girl is kidnapped blah blah blah.

You’ll be happy to know that book three is available for your immediate needs. Because you’ll have them. 4 stars!

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

Review: Dangerous Games by Tess Diamond


Author: Tess Diamond

Book: Dangerous Games (O’Connor & Kincaid #1)

Other books in series:

Game of Lies (O’Connor & Kincaid #2)
End Game (O’Connor & Kincaid #3)

tl;dr recommendation: a fantastic short read for the mystery lover. 4 stars!

Book Summary:

A thirteen year-old girl has been taken – and Special Agent Maggie Kincaid is the only one who can get her back.

When a Senator’s daughter goes missing, every minute counts. The FBI’s best hostage negotiator, Agent Kincaid, knows what it’s like to be a terrified victim. Kidnapped as a child, those memories haunt her every day – and give her an insight into the evil mind behind this deadly crime.

But the Senator’s family has other plans, and have brought in ex-forces security expert Jake O’Connor to oversee negotiations. He’s got secrets of his own, and doesn’t play by the same rule book. With time running out, Maggie and O’Connor will have to overcome their differences to keep this case from ending in tragedy.

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This book is full of smart suspense that had me captivated. Maggie has balls. Her take no prisoners attitude works both in her position as former FBI Agent as well as in life. Of course, she’s still working through attempting to overcome a horrible tragedy – thus why she’s not working with the FBI at the moment.

I actually really liked the premise of the story. It’s written in third person, so if that bugs the fuck out of you: be forewarned. But that didn’t bother me. I felt Maggie’s fire, her passion, and her need to get back to doing what she was meant to do with her life.

When she meets Jake all bets were off. I should have cared more that a girl was being held hostage – and I swear I did – but the small arcs of attraction between Maggie and Jake had me eager for more.

The plotline was believable and enjoyable – this is definitely a fantastic short read for the mystery lover.  Book one had me hooked. It’s a serial, so there’s a cliffy – but you’ll make it. PROMISE.

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

Review: Protect Her – Part 11 by Ivy Sinclair


Author: Ivy Sinclair

Book: Protect Her: 11

Other books in series:

Protect Her: 1
Protect Her: 2
Protect Her: 3
Protect Her: 4
Protect Her: 5
Protect Her: 6
Protect Her: 7
Protect Her: 8
Protect Her: 9
Protect Her: 10

If you want to just go balls out – purchase the box set of 1-3 here & the box set of 4-6 here.

tl;dr recommendation: romantic and sweet, while still remaining true to its out of this world plot. Ivy delivers the ending we want with the twists and turns we’ve coming to expect. 4.5 stars

Book Summary:

The final thrilling chapter of the Protect Her serial…

My name is Paige Matthews, and I am supposed to be dead. Riley thinks I’m dead, and that was the reason that he turned dark. Now I have to find him before it’s too late to ever bring him back. When he does, I’m not sure if he’ll be able to live with what he’s done. But I won’t give up on him. Not without one hell of a fight.

My only allies are Viho and Klein, and they don’t trust me. Not with Benjamin’s invisible leash around my neck. Demons. Archangels. It doesn’t matter. I won’t let anyone stand in my way to bring Riley back to the light, even if it means I end up dead in the process.

One way or another, this is the end.

This urban fantasy paranormal adventure unfolds over multiple volumes of approximately 25,000 words each. Due to strong language, this story might not be suitable for younger readers.

The complete Protect Her serial, Parts 1 through 11, are available now.

Longer Review:

I know what you’re going to say. There are 11 parts to this serial: that’s madness. OKAY maybe. yes. it’s slight madness. But it’s really really good paranormal angels & demons madness. And you can buy big chunks of it in box sets! and the story is now officially finished!! SO GO ON ALREADY.

The story is really well written and is the fix to your PNR craving. Book Eleven (i know, we already discussed this, get over it) finally provides us with the answers I’ve been desperately needing. It’s romantic and sweet, while still remaining true to its out of this world plot. Ivy delivers the ending we want with the twists and turns we’ve coming to expect.

At this point in the story Riley is missing – he just watched Eva die and he’s convinced that his attempts to reclaim Paige from Eva’s grasp before her death were unsuccessful. Of course, Paige is alive – this is an HEA people – and Paige is determined to track him down. She has to let him know she’s alive and she needs to bring him back from the dark side before it’s too late.

This paranormal world is so easily believable that you’ll start looking for demons outside of your house and you’ll be ready for angels to descend at a moments notice. Suspense and romance carry this intriguing and page turning serial to its conclusion. I’m a little sad it’s over, but I’m so happy to have been part of this journey. 4.5 stars

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

Release Day Review: Brando – part 2 by JD Hawkins

Title: Brando Part Two
Series: Brando #2
Author: J.D. Hawkins
Genre: Contemporary/Erotic Romance
 Release Date: November 12, 2015
I gave you exactly what you wanted, and you still want more…I thought I had everything: the fame, the money, and a girl on top — of the charts, that is.But it turns out, it means nothing without her. The only girl who ever knew the real me. She doesn’t give a fuck about the platinum records or the VIP lounge, she wants more than that. She wants a future with me.

And I’m all in.
All the way in.

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I love me some Brando. Hawkins turns up the volume in the conclusion to this serial – angst meets love, trust builds into hope and Brando’s cock once again finds its home. SIGH. all is right with my world.

Brando knows he made a huge mistake. He made a bet that he knew he could win, but that he ultimately lost. Now that Haley knows she has not interest in letting Brando back in – I mean, how can she possibly trust that everything they shared wasn’t a lie? And then just when there’s a sliver of hope and the trust starts be be rebuilt, another secret is revealed that will test the already tenuous string holding their relationship together.

I thoroughly enjoyed this series. The banter is great, but Haley’s refusal to give in to Brando and serving him a taste of his own game was even better. I am always a huge huge fan of women who have sass and a voice, and Haley sings hers loudly on and off the stage.

There are also some tender moments that took me by surprise. The characters here are valued and molded into people you want to love. For as hard and brash as Brando is on the outside, we’re let inside in part 2 and I loved what I found. He’s believably devastated over how his relationship with Haley has flipped on its head and undeniably vulnerable as he tries to win her back. He’s still hot as fuck.

Hawkins spins you around like a record, toying with your emotions for longer than a four minute track but leaving with you a wicked smile on your face. There is no doubt that the crowd will cheer for this series and I am happily in the front row screaming until I have Party Girl Voice. This series is fun, flirty and just fucking fun. 5 stars!

[I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review]

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I’m an erotic author from LA. I grew up in Southern California and now
live with my wife in Venice. I’ve also lived in NYC, India and Thailand. I
love to travel and have been to Central America, Australia, Europe and the
Middle East. I have a boring corporate day job where I cover people’s asses for
a living and am hoping to leave this world soon and make a living doing the
thing I love – writing. I enjoy surfing and I’m also a martial artist, my other
main passion, which I have practiced since the age of 5.
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