Book Reviews, Bully Romance, Dark Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Savage by Caitlyn Dare

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Savage; Savage Falls Sinners #1 
(#1 within a series)

Publication Date: July 1, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Reverse Harem/Bully Romance/MC Contemporary/Dark Romance

Author: Caitlyn Dare

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars



Savage is hot, suspenseful, and full of the perfect twists.

There is a lot to untangle and a lot of plot to unfold in this first book of Savage Falls, with that being said, Caitlyn Dare is an excellent tour guide in leading the path to unfold the perfect twists, feels, and revelations for a first time reader (like me) in her world.

Sadie Ray Dalton is an only child to the current MC president, and she is torn in so many directions. It’s not only the guys in her life that are only part of why her emotions are in an upheaval. Her dad invites the Savage siblings to live in her home after their mother passes, which means Rhett (the bane of her existence) will also be around more. He is a thorn in her side, but helping his sister, River, find herself is a sweet retribution to get back at Rhett when he’s being a total jerk. They have a tumultuous – hate fueled relationship that sparks into a wicked chemistry when they are alone together, but that’s why it’s good to have someone like Dane as their friend to be the salve to all their wounds.

Dane Stray is the balm, the glue, the sweet salve between these two heated sparks. Years ago Dane was friends with Sadie first before he became friends with Rhett. In the male dominated MC world Sadie’s friendship faded into the background as his friendship with Rhett grew. Now that they are older and things are….different…Dane may be the glue that holds them all together, but he’s also his own man and is hot in his own demanding time with Sadie girl.

Wes Noble is a true wildcard in this first part of the story. He throws Sadie for a complete loop every time he’s on the page. Wes plays football and runs in a completely different crowd, but not everything behind the American goodboy looks and rich boy home is as it seems.

Savage ends on a huge cliffhanger and I can’t wait to see how everything plays out. I have a feeling that Wes’ involvement is going to have a huge impact on everyone and I’m terribly excited to see exactly how. Plus there is an underlying mystery with a touch of suspense which is always exciting to read, plus…hello…three hot guys.

What a way to begin a hot new trilogy and I can’t wait to see where it all goes.


Welcome to Savage Falls…

A brand new dark reverse harem bully romance trilogy from bestselling author Caitlyn Dare, coming this summer!

Two dirty-talking tattooed bikers, a pretty boy football player with secrets, and the MC princess who will bring them to their knees…

Are you ready for a SAVAGE summer?

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Review – Crowned Crows of Thorne Point by Veronica Eden

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Crowned Crows of Thorne Point; Crowned Crows #1 
(#1 within a series)

Publication Date: June 25, 2021

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Suspense/College/Dark Romance

Author: Veronica Eden

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars



A bloody cloak and dagger story fueled by suspense and mystery and intertwined with a dark, hungry love story.

The Crowned Crows walk the line of morality. Four friends who are more like brothers run an underworld of fighting rings, polker, and more, and they run it on secrets and favors. As the story went along this concept became clearer as these boys already live in a rich, entitled world. Trust fund babies who want for nothing, but knowing the dark secrets of the rich and powerful who think they run the city is worth more than any amount that sits in their bank account. This is what makes the Crowned Crows so powerful and what sends Rowan seeking their help in locating her missing brother.

Rowan is desperate, her brother has been missing for several weeks without any word and the police weren’t any help. Her last desperate attempt is seeking out the Crowned Crows, she’s heard they have methods for getting information, however, Rowan just needs to give up a favor in return.

Getting to know the four crows; they are each unique. Colton is fun, the total jokester. He is witty, sassy, and full of comebacks. Levi is silent and lethal. He comes off broody and surly, but I suspect he could be possessive and caring underneath. Jude was the biggest mystery of the four of them. A con man who can easily slip into any role. Last, but certainly not least is Wren. The king crow who is commanding, powerful, imposing, and infatuated with Rowan. Wren breaks all his rules for the girl who breaks down all of his walls, or more likes storms past them. She may have infiltrated the camp of monsters, but she also fits right in with them.

This book was full of surprises and lots of twists. It’s only the beginning of the suspenseful plot and will continue in the upcoming books.


𝑻𝒐 𝒈𝒆𝒕 𝒂𝒏 𝒂𝒖𝒅𝒊𝒆𝒏𝒄𝒆, 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒈𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒖𝒑 𝒔𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈.
𝑨 𝒔𝒆𝒄𝒓𝒆𝒕, 𝒂 𝒇𝒂𝒗𝒐𝒓…𝒔𝒐𝒎𝒆𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒉𝒖𝒓𝒕𝒔.
𝑾𝒆𝒍𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝑻𝒉𝒐𝒓𝒏𝒆 𝑷𝒐𝒊𝒏𝒕, 𝒘𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒅𝒂𝒓𝒌𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔 𝒓𝒖𝒍𝒆𝒔.

I enrolled at Thorne Point University to be closer to my brother.
Now my world is falling apart.
𝘌𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘴 𝘮𝘪𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘨.
It plays on repeat in my head every day I can’t find him.
The search for answers turns up nothing. My hope is cracking and I’m running out of options.
But there’s a rumor on campus.
And I’m desperate enough to seek out the Crows as my last resort.
Wren Thorne’s reputation precedes him, but I won’t take no for an answer.

The night belongs to us.
We run this town.
Wear the rumors like crowns.
But after losing the most important thing, my brothers are all I have left.
Our bond runs deeper than blood.
When Rowan comes looking for our help, I do one thing I shouldn’t: 𝘣𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘬 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘮𝘺 𝘳𝘶𝘭𝘦𝘴.
She asked for monsters? I’ll show her one.

Crowned Crows of Thorne Point is a dark new adult enemies to lovers college romantic suspense intended for mature readers. This book is the first in the Crowned Crows series following a gritty brotherhood of antihero bad boys and the feisty heroines that capture their hearts. The plot continues across the next novels and each book in the series should be read in order. If you’re not a fan of morally bankrupt book boyfriends, steer clear. This mature new adult romance contains dubious situations, crude language, and intense sexual/violent content that some readers might find triggering or offensive. Please proceed with caution.

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New Release – Good Intentions by Ella Frank

Gabriel Romero made me hungry for things I’d never wanted,
and starved of the things I didn’t think I’d ever need.
Until now…
Until him…

Good Intentions, the all-new, seriously hot age-gap romance and the conclusion to the Intentions Duet from USA Today bestselling author Ella Frank is available now!

I was never the man who believed in love, romance, or happily ever afters. I was married to my work, and happy to be that way. Until one night, not too long ago, when an audacious young man lied his way into my life and showed me what I’d been missing.

Bold and sexy, with a face that could melt through the iciest of exteriors, Gabriel Romero is the one factor I never saw coming. There are so many reasons we shouldn’t work—my age, his, our career goals in life—and yet we are drawn together by a passion for music, and each other, that neither of us can deny.

I’ve always been the one to think things through, to follow my head instead of my heart. But if I don’t open myself to what’s possible, instead of thinking of all the ways this seems impossible, I might miss out on the best thing that has ever happened to me.

So I’m taking a chance, and laying myself at his mercy, opening my heart with nothing but good intentions. Only time will tell if Gabriel Romero decides to let me back in.

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