Just a book recommendation and a quick Happy Friday to you all.
by A.J. Adams
Review by Dana Marie
I’m on the fence about this one, however it’s not how you think. I’m deciding if I really like it or love it. If you read the warnings and are still here, this erotic dark tale is definitely something to add to your TBR list.
Chloe may have made some wrong choices, but she sure didn’t deserve death. When she has no place left to run, she jumps right into arms of Kyle hoping to be saved. Except he’s not one of the good guys. She does everything she can to convince him to take her home with him. Anything is better than hanging from a noose or at the mercy of a gang of goons, right? Well, she’s about to find out. Her rescuer is obviously expecting her to repay him over and over again for her life, but it’s what Chloe isn’t expecting that changes her spirits.
I love having both of the characters point of view. The story is well written and kept me reading straight through. Passion and love come breaking through the darkness in this one. You’ll definitely want to grab this one and get to reading.
The Color of Ink received a copy in exchange for an honest review.
Amazon Link: http://amzn.com/B00GS6JVM8
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Including: VIP, The Madam, and MVP
Author: M. Robinson
Release Date: Jan 20, 2015
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proves that no matter how happy you think you are there is always something
that will make you even happier. There
is a chemistry here that proves where you come from, and no matter what your
past is, it does not necessarily plot your course.
spent her teen years learning to adapt and move on the best way she knew
how. It doesn’t take long before she is
a top VIP in the Madam’s keep. Then Sebastian comes in and breaks all the rules.
It takes just one look at Ysabelle and the past comes crashing in on him. Is
she Sebastian’s new obsession or the only thing to fill the empty place in his
say the first half of the book is all about their past. I must admit, this isn’t
normally a plus for me since it takes a little more time for the story to weave
its web around you. However, it fits in this story. Everything leading up to
Ysabelle and Sebastian meeting has great insight on the way everything plays
out. The characters weren’t overpowering and there was enough raw emotion to keep
both the characters POV. Another great thing about this read is that the next
in the series is already out and I’m looking forward to it. I’m giving it a very
deserving 4.5 stars. Enjoy!
make you wonder what brought them to that point in the story? One of those
characters you aren’t quite sure whether it’s love or hate. Well, in VIP, Madam
was one of those characters for me.
are taught that rules are meant to be followed, not broken. Power is having
control. Sex is control. Greed makes you step over the line. Crossing the line
doesn’t mean broken, right? Money is power, so completes the circle.
the story takes several licks to get to the Tootsie Roll center, but everyone happy
when they get there.
be who she is will have you wondering what is on the horizon in book
three. I recommend starting with book
one-VIP. This read gets a well-deserved
Reviewed by Dana Marie
MVP is an emotional roller coaster read that may leave you a little conflicted, in a good way though. This highly anticipated conclusion that everyone was waiting for was a great ending to the series. We all finally get closure on Ysabelle and Sebastian’s relationship.
The roles seem to be switched as Ysabelle and Sebastian work on their relationship after being apart. He shows a much more dominant side, while she takes on the insecure role. The ups and downs will keep you frustrated, but it’s also what sucks the reader in.
With this read you may want to question a few things or maybe even reach in and shake a character, but it’s worth it. It’s the closure you’ve been waiting for. I highly recommend grabbing this series and reading the books in order. Enjoy!
What are you doing today?
by Lea Barrymire
Genre: Paranormal Romance
After months of aching to be with grumpy Sheriff Connor Manning, Margarete
Barrie finally gets her chance when a coyote shifter takes refuge in her home.
Connor’s resolve to stay away from Margie weakens when she takes in his packmate. Fighting his inner animal and jealousy makes him question his decision to leave women and love alone.
They’re thrown together to catch a trapper or hunter threatening the pack. Even the possible danger doesn’t cool the tension between them.
Lea spends her time writing, reading and working. She is both a stay at home mom and a “work from home” professional. Her knight in shining armor is not only her husband but also her best friend. Her heathen children are the entertainment that keeps her going. The stories that tumble from her fingers are definitely a combination of her fascination with science and the emotional aspect of romantic encounters.
Lea lives in Western New York with her hubby, three children, and miscellaneous critters. Before the rugrats, she lived a life of adventure, following her husband all over Europe with the US military. She’s slept in a car outside Paris, drove six hours just to see tulips in the Netherlands, and knocked ash from her shoes at Pompeii. Now she spends her time in life’s adventures at soccer games, PTA meetings and school plays.
Lea has loved reading from a very young age, spending many sleepless nights devouring books. Science fiction and paranormal were her favorite genres to read as a teenager, and that love bled into her adult life. She started writing during a bout of insomnia, to fill time, and found it filled a creative void. Now she communes regularly with the characters in her head and tries not to laugh out loud when they say something funny.
When Lea isn’t reading, writing or corralling kids, she enjoys watching movies and sciencey shows, or just kicking back and listening to some music.
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Cammie has had one hell of a night. Her long-time abusive boyfriend pushed her to the limits and then a freaking wolf hit her car. While clutching a bag of frozen peas to her swollen eye she manages to rescue the animal and make it home. But what’s she do with it after that?
Ian can’t believe his luck. After a stupid decision he’s been run out of every shifter territory he’s entered. Hoping Coyote Bluff would be different seems to have been his downfall. After a bunch of coyotes chase him through the night he finds himself being coddled by a tempting woman. His canine half is already in love with her.
Cammie’s ex comes calling, Ian’s found out by the local Alpha and the town seems bent on keeping them apart. Can they fight against everyone at once to find happiness together? Better question would be will Cammie accept Ian once he admits to being the wolf she so readily confided in and nursed back to health?
The Color of Ink’s review of Accidentally Yours:
The weekend is finally here.
I hope you have an amazing weekend filled with great reads.
This is my first Ruby Foxx read and Tempting the Boss seems to have been a great place to start. Sometimes you just need to dive right into action, and this erotic office series of short stories did just that.
I would have loved to see another ten pages with this one. A few more descriptive details would have taken this story from hot to toe curling. Did I mention that this was a hot little read? Just checking…
The characters and the setting make a great combination and set the stage for future reads. You’ll more than enjoy following along. I would suggest this story as a bedtime treat. It’s that little something extra that will keep your blood boiling in the cold winter months.
Tempting the Boss, The Arrangement by Ruby Foxx
Review by Dana Marie
Tempting the Boss, The Arrangement is the second installment in the series. It picks right up where the previous story left off. In this read Bella begins to find out just what she has gotten herself into.
This story is short and to the point, which quite frankly I do enjoy. As with the first, I would have loved to see a little more detail to seal the connection with the characters. A little extra spark would have taken this story from steamy to smoking hot.
I suggest reading them in order, although these short stories say they can be read as a standalone. It’s a fast paced read that will have you turning pages fast so that the action doesn’t stop. I’m looking forward to seeing how the series progresses. It is definitely a steamy read that is the perfect way to end your night. So why not give yourself a sweet bedtime treat? Dive into the series and enjoy.
Boy, the week sure has flown by. The week is coming to an end. What else do you do besides the happy dance for the pending weekend?
Find more reads for the weekend, of course!
Don’t you just love when you find another engaging read from your current favorite list of authors?!?
The Nightingale Circus
By Ioana Visan
Amazon Link: http://amzn.com/B00RAJ5X24
Don’t be shy and come inside! The Nightingale is waiting to take flight!
Welcome to The Nightingale Circus! Listen to the singer with an enchanting voice. Watch the knife throwers who are also prosthetic builders. Here is a telecharger on the run and a ballerina with no lungs. There is a broken pole dancer and an Asian bot. You’ll be amazed by a regular girl who becomes exquisite and frightening at the same time.
They’re better known as the famous Nightingale, the Blade Masters, the Magician, the Swan, the Firebird, the Rocket Girl, and the Golden Lady.
They are all waiting to tell you their story about how they came to the circus and why they stayed.
This is a companion short story collection to Broken People.
Review by Dana Marie
This read is not my first rodeo with Ioana Visan’s books. Let me tell you why. Mostly because her books are interesting, unique, and have characters you can easily get vested in. I had dove into “The Impaler Legacy” series previously and was ecstatic to start another of her series when asked.
There are many interesting characters. I don’t want to linger on any one specifically. You will be introduced to the Nightingale, the Blade Masters, the Magician, the Swan, the Firebird, the Rocket Girl, and the Golden Lady. Since this is a prequel to the series you will have plenty of reading time to catch up on them all. Each character has an alteration or prosthetic that brings their unique story to the table. I can tell you that I can’t wait to see how these characters really come to life.
The Nightingale Circus has a science fiction feel to it. The time of the story isn’t one hundred percent certain to me. However, it wasn’t needed to keep you reading through. I’m hoping to see more detail about the places the circus sets up in the future stories. Since this is the start of “The Broken People” series, I have no doubt in my mind that Ioana Visan will disappoint in any way.
Are you looking for a different read? Then this book is for you. It has interesting characters, a unique story, and promise of more to come. I’m really looking forward to continuation of this series.
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