Dark Romance, Release Day/New Release, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year in Releases - 2021, Year of Reviews - 2021

New Release – MAFIA BRIDE by CD Reiss

MAFIA BRIDE (The DiLustro Arrangement #1) by CD Reiss
Release Date: March 16th
Genre/Trope: Arranged Marriage/Mafia Romance

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MAFIA BRIDE from New York Times Bestselling author CD Reiss is now available! Make sure you grab this dark mafia romance and get lost in book 1 of THE DILUSTRO ARRANGEMENT!

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An epic mafia romance trilogy that sets a new bar for just how dark a hero can get, from NY Times Bestselling author CD Reiss.
Some girls dream of marrying a prince, but I never imagined I’d be sold to a king.
Santino DiLustro.
The king.
The monster.
The keeper of secrets.
When he forced me to marry him, I cried for love I’d never know.
When he locked me away, I cried for the freedom I lost forever.
Every other tear I’ve shed is for my soul, because I’m falling for the devil himself.

Read Kay’s Review: Mafia Bride

About the Author:
CD Reiss is a New York Times bestselling author. She still has to chop wood and carry water, which was buried in the fine print. Her lawyer is working it out with God but in the meantime, if you call and she doesn’t pick up she’s at the well hauling buckets.
Born in New York City, she moved to Hollywood, California to get her master’s degree in screenwriting from USC. In case you want to know, that went nowhere but it did give her a big enough ego to write novels.
She’s frequently referred to as the Shakespeare of Smut which is flattering but hasn’t ever gotten her out of chopping that cord of wood.
If you meet her in person, you should call her Christine.
To find out when her next book is coming out, sign up for her mailing list at cdreiss-dot-com.

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Release Day/New Release, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year in Releases - 2021, Year of Reviews - 2021

New Release – Twisted Cravings by Cora Reilly

“I loved this high-octane wild ride with these two broken souls who find strength, salvation, and true love in one another. TEN Adamo-Is-Mine STARS.” Siobhan Davis, USA Today bestselling author

Twisted Cravings, an all-new must-read dark dark standalone romance in the Camorra Chronicles from USA Today bestselling author Cora Reilly, is available now!

“What they crave the most comes with a brutal price.”

As the youngest brother of the notorious Falcone clan, Adamo grew up surrounded by blood and violence. Drugs soon became his way of coping.

Becoming a Made Man like his brothers was his destiny but never his passion. When he becomes the organizer of his family’s successful illegal street races and one of their thrill-seeking drivers, he finally asserts his own path in the harsh mafia world.

His purpose isn’t the only thing Adamo discovers on the fuel-soaked roads he calls home…

Dinara Mikhailov is one of the few female race drivers and hard to ignore. Not only because of her flaming red hair and ruthless driving style, but also because the Bratva princess is allowed to drive in enemy territory.

Soon Adamo and she find themselves entangled in a passionate game that goes beyond the race track. Yet, both haunted by events of the past, their dark cravings put everything on the line.

As what they crave the most comes with a brutal price.

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About Cora Cora Reilly is the author of the Born in Blood Mafia Series, The Camorra Chronicles and many other books, most of them featuring dangerously sexy bad boys. Before she found her passion in romance books, she was a traditionally published author of young adult literature. Cora lives in Germany with a cute but crazy Bearded Collie, as well as the cute but crazy man at her side. When she doesn’t spend her days dreaming up sexy books, she plans her next travel adventure or cooks too spicy dishes from all over the world. Despite her law degree, Cora prefers to talk books to laws any day.

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Contemporary Romance, Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2021, Year of Reviews - 2021

New Release – Holding You Close by Kennedy Fox

Holding You Close

Noah & Katie duet #2

Ex-Con Duet Series

Holding You Close is now available on all retailers!


After serving a decade long prison sentence for an accident that resulted in my husband’s death, Noah Reid returns. Even if he was my childhood best friend and the first man I secretly loved, I refuse to make it easy for him. But the heart never forgets and those old repressed feelings quickly bubble to the surface.

Loving him is a dangerous game but one I’m willing to play.

Flirting leads to falling between the sheets, and I’m forced to deal with the guilt of what we’re doing. Viciousness towards Noah runs rampant and while revenge trickles through the streets of Lawton Ridge, I realize there’s more on the line than just my heart. While I’m afraid that my son and I will be caught in the crossfire of those who want to hurt Noah, I can’t walk away.

Secrets are revealed and revelations are made, but losing him again isn’t an option—especially since I’m pregnant.

HOLDING YOU AWAY is a slow burn, angsty friends to lovers romance with lots of small-town, Southern drama. It’s book 2 in the Noah & Katie duet and must be read in order.



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Meet Kennedy Fox
Brooke Cumberland and Lyra Parish are a duo of romance authors who teamed up under the USA Today pseudonym, Kennedy Fox. They share a love of Hallmark movies, overpriced coffee, and making TikToks. When they aren’t bonding over romantic comedies, they like to brainstorm new book ideas. One day in 2016, they decided to collaborate under a pseudonym and have some fun creating new characters that’ll make you blush and your heart melt. Happily ever afters guaranteed!
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Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Arrogant Officer by Lauren Runow and Jeannine Colette

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Arrogant Officer; Falling for the Stars – Aries
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: March 21, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Contemporary Romance

Author: Lauren Runow and Jeannine Colette 

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars



Funny, heartfelt, super steamy, and very well written. Arrogant Officer is a cover to cover read in one sitting!

The first meet cute between Bree and Dax is snort-worthy cute. The second encounter between the hot officer and brainy teacher is giggly funny and a bit steamy. They continue to run into each other and each meeting is down right adorable which only seems to up their chemical attraction to one another. Finally deciding to take fate out of the equation, they go on a date and yes, they do have all the right components to make a hot fire…whew, these two are extra steamy.

What I loved even more than their sensual moments (gah, I can’t believe I even said that sentence) is their time spent with Dax’s family. He has four sisters and a very loving mother, plus a large extended family and it’s something that Bree has never been a part of. He is close and protective of his family and every moment on the page with them is pure gold.

Dax feels the need to protect the entire world around him and spending time with Dax will open eyes to see a side of an officer’s job that perhaps many people won’t necessarily think about. I loved that aspect about this book.

Bree’s life teaching at an expensive prep school isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Rich kids are just as zoned out as any other kid and teaching any child is one of the hardest jobs out there no matter what age that student is. I love that both Bree and Dax are in service jobs and have a love of giving back deeply ingrained in their blood.

This whole book is amazingly written and full of so much heart, it’s crazy that this series just gets better and better, but Arrogant Officer is just that good and I highly recommend it.



It all started when I got an email.

Let me rephrase. A sextortion email from someone claiming they tapped into my computer and recorded me while watching an adult graphic video. If I don’t send them money, they’ll show everyone in my contact list.

As a chemistry teacher at a private school, I panicked. Not only do I love my job, I need it. Desperate and afraid, I run to the police station and ask an officer for help.

A very gorgeous, very arrogant officer, Dax Harder.

Dax is a mixture of a fearless warrior and an undisciplined child. After he proves to me that it’s a spam email and they didn’t actually hack in to my computer, he uses the incident to tease me. I leave the police station in a huff hoping to never see Dax again.

Fate has other ideas.

Everywhere I go, I run into Officer Harder. Our tension turns into more and soon we’re embarking on a fiery and bold romance. The more time I spend with him, I learn there’s a dark past that lingers behind the eyes of the closely guarded cop.

And whatever it is, it’s enough for him to push me away.

Coming March 21st! Bold, ambitious, exciting. Get ready for the ride of your life as you fall for an ARIES.
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