Cover Reveal - 2021, New Releases

Cover Reveal – Washed Up by Kandi Steiner

Kandi Steiner has revealed the cover for Washed Up!

Releasing: December 6, 2021

Cover Design: Kandi Steiner

Photography: Perrywinkle Photography

It was just another day in the Emergency Department — until she was wheeled in through the doors.

Amanda Parks, my childhood best friend’s mom who I may or may not have secretly kissed before leaving for college.

I haven’t seen her in over a decade, and in so many ways, she hasn’t changed.

Same killer curves.
Same hypnotizing eyes.
Same reaction from my heart when I see her.

But something new?
There isn’t a ring on her finger anymore…
And I’m much more of a man than I was at eighteen.

Washed Up is a stand-alone age gap medical romance coming this winter!

𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟔𝐭𝐡: 𝗪𝐀𝐒𝐇𝐄𝐃 𝐔𝐏 by Kandi Steiner

Anesthesiologist ⁣

Older woman/younger man⁣

 Son’s best friend⁣

𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟑𝐭𝐡: 𝐒𝐂𝐑𝐄𝗪𝐄𝐃 𝐔𝐏 by Harole Rae

Hospital Security Guard⁣

Opposites attract⁣

No-strings arrangement

𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝐭𝐡: 𝐅𝐈𝐑𝐄𝐃 𝐔𝐏 by @kkallen_author

Firefighter/EMT⁣

Single Parent⁣

Workplace (Photographer/Firefighter Calendar)

𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟕𝐭𝐡: 𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐆𝐋𝐄𝐃 𝐔𝐏 by Tia Louise

Smoldering Internist⁣

Second-chance⁣

Spicy romantic suspense ⁣

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The Bayside Heroes series is a set of four interconnected STAND-ALONE medical romance novels that will have you panting, faking an injury for medical attention and begging for more.⁣

Meet Kandi

Kandi Steiner is a bestselling author and whiskey connoisseur living in Tampa, FL. Best known for writing “emotional rollercoaster” stories, she loves bringing flawed characters to life and writing about real, raw romance — in all its forms. No two Kandi Steiner books are the same, and if you’re a lover of angsty, emotional, and inspirational reads, she’s your gal.

An alumna of the University of Central Florida, Kandi graduated with a double major in Creative Writing and Advertising/PR with a minor in Women’s Studies. She started writing back in the 4th grade after reading the first Harry Potter installment. In 6th grade, she wrote and edited her own newspaper and distributed to her classmates. Eventually, the principal caught on and the newspaper was quickly halted, though Kandi tried fighting for her “freedom of press.” She took particular interest in writing romance after college, as she has always been a die hard hopeless romantic, and likes to highlight all the challenges of love as well as the triumphs.

When Kandi isn’t writing, you can find her reading books of all kinds, talking with her extremely vocal cat, and spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys live music, traveling, anything heavy in carbs, beach days, movie marathons, craft beer and sweet wine — not necessarily in that order.

Connect with Kandi

Website:  www.kandisteiner.com

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7319216.Kandi_Steiner

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Kandi-Steiner/e/B00JDJOINE 

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Cover Reveal - 2021, New Releases

Cover Reveal – UP IN SMOKE by Kate Meader

 Release Date: February 22

Lives are on the line at Engine 6 … and so are hearts.

 

Newly-minted firefighter Abby Sullivan is exactly where she wants to be: Chicago Fire Department’s Engine 6, the station where her mom blazed a trail as one of the first female firefighters in the city. The first to fall in the line of duty, too. All Abby wants is to succeed, but that’s a tough proposition when people only see a feel-good story, a token woman failing at a man’s job, or the princess in need of protection. And the man tasked with watching her six? 

 

Lieutenant Roman Rossi, the one person she can’t let close. 

 

Having the daughter of his boss and nemesis under his wing shouldn’t be a problem for Roman—he’s a professional and can treat her like any other firefighter rookie. Except she happens to be the gorgeous woman he once shared a slice of cherry pie with, followed by the hottest, sweetest, most pulse-pounding kiss of his life. He didn’t know her name but he had planned to find out.

 

Now Roman knows exactly who Abby is: a threat to his self-control more dangerous than a five-alarm blaze. Lust has no place in the firehouse, and a distraction like Abby with her electric blue eyes, waves of flame-red hair, and freckles Roman wants to map with his tongue, is one he can ill afford. 

 

Because one wrong move … and it could all go up in smoke.

 

Up in Smoke is the first in the brand new Hot in Chicago Rookies series about firefighters navigating the trials of new jobs and sizzling romances as they find their place in the world and the love of a lifetime.

 

Pre-Order Your Copy Here:

Amazon | Apple | Kobo | Nook 

 

Add to your Goodreads TBR List!

Meet Kate Meader 

 

Originally from Ireland, USA Today bestselling author Kate Meader cut her romance reader teeth on Maeve Binchy and Jilly Cooper novels, with some Harlequins thrown in for variety. Give her tales about brooding mill owners, oversexed equestrians, and men who can rock an apron, fire hose, or hockey stick, and she’s there. 

Now based in Chicago, she writes sexy contemporary romance with big-hearted guys and strong heroines – and heroes – who can match their men quip for quip.

 

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

New Release – Dare Me by Brooke Blaine and Ella Frank

Dare Me, the swoon worthy second book in the Dare to Try Trilogy from USA Today bestselling authors Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine is now live!

The moment Bash “Miss Razzle Dazzle” Vogel sashayed into Lieutenant Kieran Bailey’s life, both their worlds were turned upside down.
What started as an easy friendship quickly morphed into sizzling chemistry that neither one could deny.
But what Kieran knows better than anyone is that when a fire burns this hot and heavy, someone’s bound to get burned.
Do they dare to risk being together? Or will the flame of this hot match consume them both?

Dare Me is book two of the Dare to Try trilogy, which must be read in order.

Grab your copy today or read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3x6XkE8
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/DareMeEB

Add Dare Me to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3l1BXlo

Start the Dare to Try Trilogy today!
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3znXIzN
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/DareYouEB

About Ella Frank
Ella Frank is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Temptation series, including Try, Take, and Trust and is the co-author of the fan-favorite erotic serial, Sex Addict. Her Exquisite series has been praised as “scorching hot!” and “enticingly sexy!”

A life-long fan of the romance genre, Ella writes contemporary and erotic fiction.

Some of her favorite authors include Tiffany Reisz, Kresley Cole, Riley Hart, J.R. Ward, Erika Wilde, Gena Showalter, and Carly Philips.



Connect with Ella
Facebook: http://bit.ly/2sYAgNc
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Website: https://www.ellafrank.com

About Brooke Blaine
Brooke Blaine is a USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary romance that ranges from comedy to suspense to erotic. The latter has scarred her conservative Southern family for life, bless their hearts.
If you’d like to get in touch with her, she’s easy to find – just keep an ear out for the Rick Astley ringtone that’s dominated her cell phone for years. Or you can reach her at http://www.BrookeBlaine.com.

Connect with Brooke
Website: http://www.brookeblaine.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BrookeBlaine.Writer
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrookeBlaine1
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/brookeblaine1/
Amazon Author Page: http://amzn.to/1i2g15S

Brooke & Ella’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBrellas
The M/M Daily Grind: https://www.facebook.com/groups/941204085967883

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Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, LGBTQA+, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Dare Me by Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine

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Dare Me; Dare to Try #2 
(#2 within a trilogy)

Publication Date: August 30, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Hero Contemporary/MM Romance

Author: Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Sweet, emotional, funny, and full of steam, the Dare to Try trilogy is turning out to be my favorite co-written series by Ella and Brooke.

Kieran Bailey may be a firefighter, which is hot all by itself, but aside from his hot profession (I love puns) he’s also endearing, has his moments of adorableness, and is my favorite of the Bailey brothers, especially when Sean, his older brother is razzing him. Did I mention Kieran is adorable? While he came to grips about his attraction to Bash, it’s Bash who ran when he began to feel something for the lieutenant.

Kieran didn’t sit idly by when Bash returned to Georgia. Walking into Bash’s world, he meets his friends, takes his first vacation in, well Kieran doesn’t really remember, but getting to know the man who had enamored him back in Chicago while on Bash’s home turf only solidifies the feelings he’d been feeling even more, but could it work in the long term? Vacations have to end some time, but could they make a relationship work long distance?

Bash is beautiful and fun, a perfect match to Kieran’s more straightlaced ways (more puns, LOL). Bash brings out a playful side to Kieran, a normal workaholic, and Kieran protects Bash, even from himself, a man who looks out for everyone else, but himself. I love how these two wouldn’t seem like a good fit on paper, but they fill in each others spaces so perfectly, if only they could find out how to make their relationship work long term.

I’m very excited to see how the puzzle will all fit together in the final book of this trilogy. I’ve fallen in love with Bash and Kieran and cannot wait to see how it all plays out in the end.

Synopsis:

Dare Me is part two of the Dare to Try trilogy and should only be read after Dare You.

The moment Bash “Miss Razzle Dazzle” Vogel sashayed into Lieutenant Kieran Bailey’s life, both their worlds were turned upside down. What started as an easy friendship quickly morphed into sizzling chemistry that neither one could deny.

But what Kieran knows better than anyone is that when a fire burns this hot and heavy, someone’s bound to get burned. Do they dare to risk being together? Or will the flame of this hot match consume them both?

This series must be read in the following order:
Dare You (book one)
Dare Me (book two)
Truth or Dare (book three)

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Blog Tour - 2021, Contemporary Romance, LGBTQA+, Year in Releases - 2021, Year of Reviews - 2021

Blog Tour – Dare You by Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine

Dare You, the first book in the all new sexy and playful Dare to Try Trilogy from USA Today bestselling authors Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine is available now!

From Ella Frank’s Prime Time series and Brooke Blaine’s South Haven series comes an explosive spin-off of both worlds.

Sebastian “Bash” Vogel, the magnetic, cross-dressing CEO of AnaVoge, has long been a lone island when it comes to his personal life. Self-assured and playful, he’s never left wanting for suitors—but Bash isn’t looking for something permanent. He’s more than fulfilled with his company and his closest friends, and no one is going to shake up the status quo.
That is, until he’s thrown over the shoulder of one of Chicago’s finest and hauled out of a burning building.
Kieran Bailey, a sexy, hardworking lieutenant at Station 73, has been reaping the rewards of being crowned the city’s hottest fireman, which his crew never lets him forget. So many ladies, so little time. So when he rescues the latest damsel in distress, no one is more shocked than him to realize he’s played prince charming to another…prince.

But Bash isn’t like anyone Kieran has ever met, and soon his world is turned upside down as he becomes more intrigued by the enigmatic man that he can’t stay away from.

They’re from two different worlds. This could never work. But what if…they dared to try?

Dare You is book one of the Dare to Try trilogy, which must be read in order. Prior reading is not required, but is always a fantastic idea for maximum enjoyment.

Grab your copy today or read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3znXIzN
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/DareYouEB

Add Dare you to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3BwM5bC

Reserve the second book in the trilogy!
Dare Me
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3x6XkE8
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/DareMeEB

Add Dare Me to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3l1BXlo

Reserve the third book in the trilogy!
Truth or Dare
Amazon: https://amzn.to/373UbKN
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/TOD

Add Truth or Dare to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3kSS2Ke

About Ella Frank
Ella Frank is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Temptation series, including Try, Take, and Trust and is the co-author of the fan-favorite erotic serial, Sex Addict. Her Exquisite series has been praised as “scorching hot!” and “enticingly sexy!”

A life-long fan of the romance genre, Ella writes contemporary and erotic fiction.

Some of her favorite authors include Tiffany Reisz, Kresley Cole, Riley Hart, J.R. Ward, Erika Wilde, Gena Showalter, and Carly Philips.



Connect with Ella
Facebook: http://bit.ly/2sYAgNc
Instagram: http://bit.ly/2tM6vPy
Twitter: http://bit.ly/2TbuBOf
Stay up to date with Ella by joining her mailing list: http://bit.ly/2FFDzeI
Website: https://www.ellafrank.com

About Brooke Blaine
Brooke Blaine is a USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary romance that ranges from comedy to suspense to erotic. The latter has scarred her conservative Southern family for life, bless their hearts.
If you’d like to get in touch with her, she’s easy to find – just keep an ear out for the Rick Astley ringtone that’s dominated her cell phone for years. Or you can reach her at http://www.BrookeBlaine.com.

Connect with Brooke
Website: http://www.brookeblaine.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BrookeBlaine.Writer
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrookeBlaine1
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/brookeblaine1/
Amazon Author Page: http://amzn.to/1i2g15S

Brooke & Ella’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBrellas
The M/M Daily Grind: https://www.facebook.com/groups/941204085967883

If you’d like to be the FIRST to know about a new release, sale, giveaway, or upcoming signings & events, make sure to join Brooke’s mailing list:
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Contemporary Romance, LGBTQA+, Release Day/New Release, Year in Releases - 2021, Year of Reviews - 2021

New Release – Dare You by Ella Frank andBrooke Blaine

Dare you, the first book in the all new must-read Dare to Try Trilogy from USA Today bestselling authors Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine is available now!

From Ella Frank’s Prime Time series and Brooke Blaine’s South Haven series comes an explosive spin-off of both worlds.

Sebastian “Bash” Vogel, the magnetic, cross-dressing CEO of AnaVoge, has long been a lone island when it comes to his personal life. Self-assured and playful, he’s never left wanting for suitors—but Bash isn’t looking for something permanent. He’s more than fulfilled with his company and his closest friends, and no one is going to shake up the status quo.
That is, until he’s thrown over the shoulder of one of Chicago’s finest and hauled out of a burning building.
Kieran Bailey, a sexy, hardworking lieutenant at Station 73, has been reaping the rewards of being crowned the city’s hottest fireman, which his crew never lets him forget. So many ladies, so little time. So when he rescues the latest damsel in distress, no one is more shocked than him to realize he’s played prince charming to another…prince.

But Bash isn’t like anyone Kieran has ever met, and soon his world is turned upside down as he becomes more intrigued by the enigmatic man that he can’t stay away from.

They’re from two different worlds. This could never work. But what if…they dared to try?

Dare You is book one of the Dare to Try trilogy, which must be read in order. Prior reading is not required, but is always a fantastic idea for maximum enjoyment.

Grab your copy today or read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3znXIzN
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/DareYouEB

Add Dare you to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3BwM5bC

Reserve the second book in the trilogy!
Dare Me
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3x6XkE8
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/DareMeEB

Add Dare Me to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3l1BXlo

Reserve the third book in the trilogy!
Truth or Dare
Amazon: https://amzn.to/373UbKN
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/TOD

Add Truth or Dare to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3kSS2Ke

About Ella Frank
Ella Frank is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Temptation series, including Try, Take, and Trust and is the co-author of the fan-favorite erotic serial, Sex Addict. Her Exquisite series has been praised as “scorching hot!” and “enticingly sexy!”

A life-long fan of the romance genre, Ella writes contemporary and erotic fiction.

Some of her favorite authors include Tiffany Reisz, Kresley Cole, Riley Hart, J.R. Ward, Erika Wilde, Gena Showalter, and Carly Philips.



Connect with Ella
Facebook: http://bit.ly/2sYAgNc
Instagram: http://bit.ly/2tM6vPy
Twitter: http://bit.ly/2TbuBOf
Stay up to date with Ella by joining her mailing list: http://bit.ly/2FFDzeI
Website: https://www.ellafrank.com

About Brooke Blaine
Brooke Blaine is a USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary romance that ranges from comedy to suspense to erotic. The latter has scarred her conservative Southern family for life, bless their hearts.
If you’d like to get in touch with her, she’s easy to find – just keep an ear out for the Rick Astley ringtone that’s dominated her cell phone for years. Or you can reach her at http://www.BrookeBlaine.com.

Connect with Brooke
Website: http://www.brookeblaine.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BrookeBlaine.Writer
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrookeBlaine1
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/brookeblaine1/
Amazon Author Page: http://amzn.to/1i2g15S

Brooke & Ella’s Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheBrellas
The M/M Daily Grind: https://www.facebook.com/groups/941204085967883

If you’d like to be the FIRST to know about a new release, sale, giveaway, or upcoming signings & events, make sure to join Brooke’s mailing list:
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New Release – Up in Flames by Mari Carr

Up in Flames, a sexy, small-town firefighter romance, from New York Times bestselling author Mari Carr is available now!

Jake has a big reputation, a big fire truck, and a big hose…one that doesn’t hook up to a hydrant. Men in town envy him. Who wouldn’t? He’s got women lining up to slide down his pole. He’s living a bachelor’s dream.

And then a new girl moves into town…and suddenly everything Jake’s always thought about relationships goes up in flames.

Hope moved halfway across the country for a new start after being burned by a charming bad boy. She has two goals. Thirty minutes of set-the-sheets-on-fire sex to relieve her of her near-virgin status. Then she’s going to get serious about finding the perfect dad for her son.

All that will work out just perfectly when her foolish heart stops wanting the same thing as her va-jay-jay…the notorious firefighting playboy in town.

Previously titled Big Hose by Blake Wilder

Grab your copy today!
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Apple Books: https://apple.co/3evB94O
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Kobo: https://bit.ly/3bdxS89
Google Play: https://bit.ly/3h9iehE

Add Up in Flames to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/33Dz5Bz

About Mari Carr

Virginia native Mari Carr is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller of contemporary romance novels. With over one million copies of her books sold, Mari was the winner of the Romance Writers of America’s Passionate Plume award for her novella, Erotic Research. She has over a hundred published works, including her popular Wild Irish and Compass books, along with the Trinity Masters series she writes with Lila Dubois.

Connect with Mari

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Review – My Kind of Perfect by Nikki Ash

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My Kind of Perfect; Finding Love #3 
(An interconnected standalone)

Publication Date: May 27, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Roommate/Friends-to-Lovers/Contemporary Romance

Author: Nikki Ash

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Sweet and romantic and the perfect couple to round out the Finding Love series.

Chase and Georgia are roommates sort of by circumstance. When Chase’s marriage fell apart he originally began sleeping on the coach of his best friend’s apartment (where Georgia was also living with her sister), but when Alec and Lexi fell in love and moved out Chase moved from the couch into a now empty bedroom.

While Georgia and Chase weren’t exactly friends at the time, it was certainly easier to live with someone familiar than finding a new roommate and starting all over again. Crossing boundaries and forging a friendship eventually began, but along the way, Chase and Georgia found something greater than they ever expected. Not exactly a perfect path, but it was their path which made it perfect for the two of them.

Letting down your walls and letting someone in isn’t always easy, especially when you have emotional baggage. Chase was crushed from his divorce and Georgia was looking for something wrapped up in perfect due to her upbringing. Chase isn’t looking for forever and Georgia is a long term girl. These two are complete opposites when it comes to love, but their friendship grows so strong it’s hard not to see where they could go in the future. Eventually their hearts catch up, but their perfect road is windy and twisted.

Chase certainly brought out the best in Georgia, she came out of her shell and discovered new sides of herself all thanks to his encouragement. The same can be said for Georgia calming Chase and finding the good man he was before his marriage blew up. It says a lot about a person when they bring out the best qualities in you and not only enhance them but highlight them in the best way possible. Chase and Georgia did that for each other bringing joy back into their lives while they also discovered new things about themselves.

The story really flowed and made my heart soar, with a few heart stopping moments, but overall a beautiful story.

Synopsis:

My Kind of Perfect, a roommates to lovers, single dad romance, is coming May 27th ! 🦋
Georgia
I’m surrounded by love, yet have no one to call my own.
But then Chase, my new roommate, is suddenly there.
He could be the perfect guy for me, if he wasn’t nursing a broken heart.
The more time I waste looking for love, the more I realize that what I want has been right in front of me all along.
Falling for Chase is the easiest thing I’ve ever done, but fighting for him is the hardest.
Because his past isn’t finished with him— not even close.
Chase
Love finds you when you least expect it.
I was only looking for a place to crash after having my heart ripped out, instead I found someone who turned my world upside down.
A girl like Georgia was looking for happily ever after, and so far my life had been anything but a fairytale.
I can walk into a burning building without thinking twice, but the spark I feel with her scares the hell out of me.
I can’t keep watching her look for someone else—not when I’m falling for her.
Just when everything starts to fall into place, I’m reminded just how messy and imperfect life can be.
When the smoke clears, it’s Georgia by my side. Life might not be perfect— but our love could be.
*My Kind of Perfect is the third and final interconnected stand-alone novel in the Finding Love series.*
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You can check out the other books in the Finding Love series: https://amzn.to/3u3eHEQ

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Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Reviews - 2021

Review – Taggart Family Values by Lexi Blake

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Taggart Family Values; Masters and Mercenaries #21.5 
(#21.5 within a series)

Publication Date: May 11, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Suspense/Mercenary/BDSM/Collection

Author: Lexi Blake

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

I could read Big Tag all day, every day!! I love, love, love this entire series and I’m saying I was excited for taking the journey into the past with my favorite people and getting a glimpse into the future hardly begins to describe it, but it’s where I’ll begin.

Ian Taggart has been the staple, the backbone, the driving force behind the M&M franchise and he is one of the main reasons why I have a huge love affair with this series.

I jump into every book waiting with anticipation for Ian to make his appearance. He always offers up his wit and sarcasm, much to his employees and family’s groening dismay, they hardly ever listen, but it’s hilariously funny and almost always on point. The sarcastic, meddling, lemon-dessert eating Dom is what I live for and I love the Lexi Blake has let Ian grow with the series because I know I will never tire of the man and his family.

Taggart Family Values is a conglomeration of Ian’s life and his family, both through blood and man made. This entire book made me smile from cover to cover. For any fan of the series, this book is a MUST addition. If you’ve caught any of the short stories or novellas of Ian and Charlotte’s relationship, or wondered about them because you never read them before, well you no longer have to wonder because they are now in one location, along with two new stories that totally made me squeeeeee with glee like the fan girl I am.

Even though I’ve read most of the past stories over the last decade (can you believe it’s been a decade!!) I loved reminiscing over Ian and Charlie and how they met, had their children, tried to have a date night, etc, and so forth. This is the ultimate place to laugh and giggle over the big guy himself who always has advice for everyone else while laughing at all the dumb things he does in his own life. I truly never get tired of Ian Taggart and fans will love a look at what Lexi Blake has brewing for the future of this series.

Synopsis:

From Ian and Charlotte’s first meeting in Paris to a look into the future, Taggart Family Values chronicles Masters and Mercenaries’ favorite family through a series of short stories and novellas. Includes one brand new short story and one new novella. Lexi hopes readers will have a blast connecting with Ian and Charlotte and all their little monsters!

Taggart Family Values includes the novellas Paradise City, Sweet Child o’ Mine, Homecoming, and Countdown. It also includes the short stories Adam Tells All, Make Lemonade, Rough Night, and Stuck at the Office.

Some of the stories were previously published in newsletters and cookbooks.

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Review – Calculated Risk by Marie James

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Calculated Risk; Blackbridge Security #5 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: May 11, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Security/Suspense Romance

Author: Marie James

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Review/Synopsis:

Review:

We return to the security world of Blackbridge and all those hot men who make the world a better place.

Calculated Risk is a slow burning romance between Quinten Lake and Hayden Prescott, two very different people when you look at them from the outside. Quinten is a gentle giant of a man who is a problem solver covered in tattoos and a beard. He works with a lot of high profile cases, your hollywood starlets, government screwups, basically he has the patience of a saint when he’s able to come in and clean up all of their mistakes. Where as Hayden is a petite woman with a fiery attitude, but works as an accountant in her nine to five job and normally dates boring intellectuals.

These two most likely would never have met under normal circumstances, if it wasn’t for the home invasion that Hayden was a victim of which in turn caused her best friend to sign her up for a gun safety class at Blackbridge Security. 

Taking back control of her life isn’t easy and honestly, being the victim of anything traumatizing isn’t easy to come back from, however, a large portion of this story revolves around gun safety and taking back part of yourself. As much as I’d like to focus on the part of the story that was lacking around the suspense of why the home invasion happened (this was my tiny ding in my 5 star rating) and then later revolving around more of what was going on in Hayden’s life, I really, really respected everything else. With the way the world is going and everything in the news I truly enjoyed reading this.

I felt a true connection to Hayden and how she approached gun safety class. I’ll be honest, I was walking in her shoes. I felt everything she was, right up to the point of her handling a gun because I’ve never done this, but I could still imagine those same trepidations that she felt. I also respected Quinten immensely. He was patient and caring and very respectful of every woman who was in his class. As much as Quinten originally complained about teaching, he was actually the perfect team member to do it. 

Lastly, my favorite part is always revisiting past characters and of course my favorite among favorites is Wren and Puff Daddy. They are there as well as several other gorgeous team members. I’m also very excited for the next book because we get lots of hints dropped here and it looks to be juicy.

Overall read 4.5 stars

 

Synopsis:

As the fixer for Blackbridge Security, Quinten Lake is the man that comes in and cleans up after people make stupid decisions.

Which means he didn’t want to be the one teaching lustful women gun safety.

There were guys on the team better suited for the task.

Get in and get out, that’s his motto, something he lives by not only at work but also in his personal life.

And he could be doing just that if it weren’t for the internet.

But if #BlackbridgeSpecial wasn’t trending online he would’ve never met Hayden Prescott.

He wouldn’t be wondering why she won’t make eye contact with him.

He’s supposed to teach her the skills to protect herself, but his ego is encouraging him to be her means of protection.

She isn’t impressed, and he’s left wondering if she’ll ever open her eyes and finally see him.

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Cover Reveal – Heroic Measures by Marie James

 Release Date: August 3
 

Opposites don’t just attract.
 
They captivate.
 
They entice.
They beckon.
As the medic for the Blackbridge Security team, he was just fine hanging out at the office in his spare time.
Jude Morris was…boring.
He didn’t need excitement.
He wasn’t a thrill-seeker.
Then he met a woman who was.
Parker Maxwell, the only woman able to captivate, entice, and beckon him, was his antithesis.
The up to his down.
The light to his dark.
The hot to his cold.
He couldn’t take his eyes off of her.
She didn’t seem to notice him.
It’s going to take heroic measures for this guy to win the girl.
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Let’s see…where to begin…

I’m inching up on the BIG 4-0. The gray hairs are doubling what seems like daily, and the wrinkles and laugh lines are more pronounced than ever.

I have an amazing husband (Married just over 15 years.)

We have two boys we’re doing our best to raise as respectful gentleman.

I have a master’s degree in criminal justice which I used to work as a juvenile probation office until deciding to write full-time in June of 2019. So that means there’s usually always some criminal/law element to my novels.

If I’m not writing; I’m reading.

My favorite genres recently are bully/reverse harem and enemies to lovers. Maybe I’m reliving my traumatic teen years through the girls who actually end up with the boys. (Not that I would change my history since it’s gotten me exactly where I need to be!)

I love coffee. I miss carbs. Music is LIFE. I try not to be too serious.
 
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Review – Break by Anna Brooks

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Break; Guarding Her #8 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: May 6, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Brother-Best Friend/Hero/Suspense Romance

Author: Anna Brooks

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

This was my first Anna Brooks novel and I really enjoyed jumping into her world.

While this was a quick read, I thoroughly enjoyed the pacing, the overall plot and all of the characters were highly enjoyable. I’m looking forward to where all of Molly and Brody’s brothers continue to take us in future novels.

Molly is the youngest and the only girl in a family with three older brothers, plus her best friend is the youngest out of five brothers. Molly knows how to find trouble when trouble is to be had. Her entire family worries about her and decides to leave her locked in a jail cell for a night when she’s made one mistake too many.

In walks Brody, pretty much returning to town after a horrible accident and staying with family while he recuperates, and who does he find locked up and needing to be rescued? The one woman he’s never really forgotten.

This adorable meet-cute is actually quite funny and I knew I was hooked not only on this book, but on Anna Brooks from that point forward. What really solidified my new found love for all things Anna Brooks is not only the injected humor, but also the love that both sides of the family showed for Molly and Brody while they worked through their relationship. It squeezed my heart at how supportive they all were. The entire family dynamic is really touching and makes the continued growth of the series something to really look forward to.

Aside from the love that was brewing between Molly and Brody, there is also a suspenseful element to this book. A mystery to solve which made this contemporary romance just that much sweeter.

I was able to read this book as a complete stand alone.

Synopsis:

When I woke up in that hospital bed, I knew my life would never be the same. Returning home broken and unable to do my job anymore, I was lost until she came back into my world.

Though I tried to deny what I was feeling, she made it impossible not to fall for her… and I fell, hard and fast. The problem? I wasn’t the only one who wanted her all to himself. So not only did I have to protect her from a man intent on doing her harm but I also had to tell my brother we were in love with the same woman.

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Review – Smolder by Emma Renshaw

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Smolder; Burn Series #4 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: April 27, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Small town/hero contemporary/friends to lovers romance

Author: Emma Renshaw

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

The perfect addition to an already amazing series with feeling, smolder, and facing the ghosts of your past. It’s bittersweet as we reach the end of a fantastic series, but also filled with so much love and heart it couldn’t have ended any better.

In the return to Hawk Valley we finally get Makenna and Colt’s story and it’s everything I could have hoped for in waiting for their story. These two have been dancing around each other for years and the question that even their best friends pondered is if they didn’t end up together, then who exactly were they waiting for?

When Colt first moved to town he wasn’t there long before he knew Makenna was the woman for him. While, he knew she wasn’t ready, he wasn’t exactly ready back then either, but time has passed for them both and while Colt is a patient man he’s finally making his intentions known. He’s by her side, he doesn’t play games and he will always choose her even if he only ever gets a piece of her heart. Colt is supportive, caring and doesn’t patronize Mak while she works through her past, which is totally melt worthy. He’s also bossy and dominate when the moment counts (yum), basically he’s perfect for Mak. Now if Mak will let go of her past, so she can hold on to the present man by her side.

Dialing back to the fire that changed so many lives, Mak gives us a glimpse into the first secret that she’s going to carry with her for over a decade. Not only do her secrets begin to pile up, but they layer upon her grief that began that devastating night. Even though it’s been thirteen years since that horrible night for Makenna sometimes it feels like yesterday. Even when Colt finally makes his move, Makenna isn’t sure she will ever be ready, but she’s lucky that Colt is a patient man. Unlocking her secrets one by one he may just be the man to finally vanquish all of her ghosts and set her heart free.

While Mak is skittish, and she’s very aware of her lingering grief, she never uses it to push Colt away and Colt never digs or pushes for more than she is willing to give. These two are a perfect pairing for where their hearts and ghosts are intertwined. Supportive of each other they will make your heart sing in their budding relationship.

This book is beautifully perfect. Reading the relationship between Colt and Makenna, who not only have known each other for years, but as their intimate relationship grows, it’s intensely special. They not only come to care for each other, but as their unique circle of family and friends grow it’s shows just how special having people who care about you and love you that family is more than just blood. Smolder is touching and will melt your heart.

Synopsis:

The final book in the Burn Series.

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Blog Tour – Fighting the Fire by Laura Kaye

Today we have the blog tour for Laura Kaye’s new contemporary romance, FIGHTING THE FIRE! Check it out and order yours now!

Title: Fighting the Fire

Author: Laura Kaye

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Here’s what you’ll get in Fighting the Fire:

Smart-ass firefighter hero who’s also a closet nerd

Kick-ass ER nurse heroine

Frenemies to lovers when she nurses him back to health

Superhero movie marathon fun

Snarky banter for days!

A Note from Laura:

Dear Readers,

I’m so excited to share my new standalone romance, Fighting the Fire! This is the fourth book in my Warrior Fight Club contemporary romance series, which mixes military and sports romance elements to tell the story of an MMA training club which creates a found family for veterans transitioning to civilian life and dealing with their war-borne demons. In Fighting the Fire, Sean and Daniela are two of my favorite characters I’ve ever written–they’re both strong, loyal, snarky, and hiding some pretty deep hurts that in the end make them so perfect for each other. And all that frenemies tension makes the chemistry between them hot AF! I hope you love them as much as I do!

 

xx Laura Kaye

About Fighting the Fire:

One night is never enough…

For firefighter Sean Riddick, Warrior Fight Club keeps the demons of his past at bay, even though it means seeing Daniela England. Her ball-busting sarcasm drives him nuts, and he knows he’s damaged goods anyway, but he can’t help but remember how good they were together that one time. Now he wants to take her to the mats no matter how much they go toe to toe.

ER nurse Daniela England has lost so much that she’s vowed never to need anyone again. Fight club helps her beat back her survivor’s guilt, but it means dealing with Riddick. The hot-but-infuriating firefighter is everything she wants to avoid, which is why their one-night stand was a mistake. Now she needs to keep her distance so it doesn’t happen again.

But when Dani witnesses Sean’s motorcycle accident, she steps up to help him recover. One on one, they get beneath all the snark and find a connection neither expected. As Sean heals, the sparks between them burst into red-hot passion—and ignite old wounds. Now there are fires all around—and they have to decide which they’ll fight and which they’ll let consume them.

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Laura Kaye is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 40 books in contemporary, erotic, and paranormal romance and romantic suspense, and has sold nearly two million books in the U.S. alone. Laura grew up amid family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses, cementing her life-long fascination with storytelling and the supernatural. A former college history professor, Laura also writes bestselling historical women’s fiction as Laura Kamoie. Laura lives in Maryland with her husband and two daughters, and and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

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Cover Reveal – SEARCHING FOR LILLY by Susan Stoker

 
Release Date: March 29, 2022
 

Searching for Lilly is the exciting first book in New York Times bestselling author Susan Stoker’s Eagle Point Search and Rescue Series.

 

Ethan “Chaos” Watson is the unofficial leader of Fallport, Virginia’s Search and Rescue team. The former Navy SEAL has found a lot of different people in the forest in the last five years since he arrived in the small town—escaped convicts, lost kids, hikers who went missing, runaway teenagers, and even a lost pet or two. But this is the first time he’s been asked to look for Bigfoot.

 

Get ready to fall in love with the quirky residents of Fallport, Virginia and the seven men on the Eagle Point Search and Rescue Team. They’ve sworn to risk their lives to keep the town safe but losing their hearts during the process was never the plan. Start this new series with Searching for Lilly.

 

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New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, Susan Stoker has a heart as big as the stare of Texas where she lives, but this all American girl has also spent the last fourteen years living in Missouri, California, Colorado, and Indiana. She’s married to a retired Army man who now gets to follow her around the country.
 
She debuted her first series in 2014 and quickly followed that up with the SEAL of Protection Series, which solidified her love of writing and creating stories readers can get lost in. 
 
 
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New Release – Fighting the Fire by Laura Kaye

Today we have the release day blitz for Laura Kaye’s new contemporary romance, FIGHTING THE FIRE! Check it out and order yours now!

Title: Fighting the Fire

Author: Laura Kaye

Genre: Contemporary Romance

 

Here’s what you’ll get in Fighting the Fire:

Smart-ass firefighter hero who’s also a closet nerd

Kick-ass ER nurse heroine

Frenemies to lovers when she nurses him back to health

Superhero movie marathon fun

Snarky banter for days!

A Note from Laura:

Dear Readers,

I’m so excited to share my new standalone romance, Fighting the Fire! This is the fourth book in my Warrior Fight Club contemporary romance series, which mixes military and sports romance elements to tell the story of an MMA training club which creates a found family for veterans transitioning to civilian life and dealing with their war-borne demons. In Fighting the Fire, Sean and Daniela are two of my favorite characters I’ve ever written–they’re both strong, loyal, snarky, and hiding some pretty deep hurts that in the end make them so perfect for each other. And all that frenemies tension makes the chemistry between them hot AF! I hope you love them as much as I do!

 

xx Laura Kaye

 

About Fighting the Fire:

One night is never enough…

For firefighter Sean Riddick, Warrior Fight Club keeps the demons of his past at bay, even though it means seeing Daniela England. Her ball-busting sarcasm drives him nuts, and he knows he’s damaged goods anyway, but he can’t help but remember how good they were together that one time. Now he wants to take her to the mats no matter how much they go toe to toe.

ER nurse Daniela England has lost so much that she’s vowed never to need anyone again. Fight club helps her beat back her survivor’s guilt, but it means dealing with Riddick. The hot-but-infuriating firefighter is everything she wants to avoid, which is why their one-night stand was a mistake. Now she needs to keep her distance so it doesn’t happen again.

But when Dani witnesses Sean’s motorcycle accident, she steps up to help him recover. One on one, they get beneath all the snark and find a connection neither expected. As Sean heals, the sparks between them burst into red-hot passion—and ignite old wounds. Now there are fires all around—and they have to decide which they’ll fight and which they’ll let consume them.

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The next thing Dani knew, she was over Sean’s shoulder and being carried into the house. Up the stairs.

“Sean, put me down. You’re gonna hurt yourself, you big idiot!” She tried to twist out of his hold, but his arm was tight around the backs of her legs.

“I’m fuckin’ fine,” he said in a sexy growl. “And we both know you like getting held down, so don’t pretend that this isn’t making you wet.”

“Damn you,” she said, dizzy more from the force of her arousal than hanging upside down.

He let out a sexy chuckle as he started up the stairs to his second floor. Her thinking brain wanted her to tell him he was going to hurt himself again, but she surrendered to the baser part of herself. The part that knew Sean was right.

She was already wet.

He dropped her unceremoniously on his big bed. The gray-and-white-striped sheets were messy, and the hunter green comforter was folded back, all as if Sean had just rolled out of bed. It made it feel more intimate, somehow, like she was seeing into a part of his life that she wasn’t meant to see. She rolled to find Sean tearing the button-down off, exposing those muscled shoulders and ridged abdomen. His bruising wasn’t quite as dark now, and in places was turning yellow-green as it healed.

Dani’s gaze dropped down to the considerable bulge that filled out the front of his jeans. God, she wanted him to absolutely overwhelm her. And she knew he was one hundred percent capable of it, too.

About the Author:

Laura Kaye is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 40 books in contemporary, erotic, and paranormal romance and romantic suspense, and has sold nearly two million books in the U.S. alone. Laura grew up amid family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses, cementing her life-long fascination with storytelling and the supernatural. A former college history professor, Laura also writes bestselling historical women’s fiction as Laura Kamoie. Laura lives in Maryland with her husband and two daughters, and and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

 

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Review – Fighting the Fire by Laura Kaye

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Fighting the Fire; Warrior Fight Club #3 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: March 30, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Hero Contemporary/Sports/Veteran Romance

Author: Laura Kaye

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Laura had me at ‘Deadpool’ references. I’ve missed her books and her writing something fierce and I’m so happy to have her books back gracing my ereader once again. Fighting the Fire is funny, steamy, and full of heart, everything I love about reading Laura Kaye’s writing.

Sean and Dani are heroes. Not only war veterans, but Dani is an ER nurse and Sean is a firefighter. They have been frienemies for the past few years, but several months ago they crossed a line and added benefits to that status. It was only one night, but that tension is still strung tight and all of their friends still notice something is cooking between them. If only they could settle whatever that is, because their frienemy status is messing with both of their heads.

When Sean has an accident Dani is there to help him out, stepping up for reasons she can’t really explain, but during his recuperation, she learns more about the man behind the snark and sarcasm. It turns out she likes him more than she should, but that is a huge problem, she promised never to fall for anyone again. Sean has a dangerous job so no matter how much she likes him, she can’t fall for him, she won’t lose anyone ever again.

The Marvel references, the heros, the great cast of characters, and most importantly the love these two find for each other in the depth of their loneliness is why I love Laura Kaye. I missed her amazing books while Laura was recouping, but I couldn’t be more pleased with how Fighting the Fire turned out and I’m so happy to see the WFC club back and stronger than ever!

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Synopsis:

One night is never enough…

For firefighter Sean Riddick, Warrior Fight Club keeps the demons of his past at bay, even though it means seeing Daniela England. Her ball-busting sarcasm drives him nuts, and he knows he’s damaged goods anyway, but he can’t help but remember how good they were together that one time. Now he wants to take her to the mats no matter how much they go toe to toe.

ER nurse Daniela England has lost so much that she’s vowed never to need anyone again. Fight club helps her beat back her survivor’s guilt, but it means dealing with Riddick. The hot-but-infuriating firefighter is everything she wants to avoid, which is why their one-night stand was a mistake. Now she needs to keep her distance so it doesn’t happen again.

But when Dani witnesses Sean’s motorcycle accident, she steps up to help him recover. One on one, they get beneath all the snark and find a connection neither expected. As Sean heals, the sparks between them burst into red-hot passion—and ignite old wounds. Now there are fires all around—and they have to decide which they’ll fight and which they’ll let consume them.

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New Release – My Kind of Beautiful by Nikki Ash

Title: My Kind of Beautiful
Series: Finding Love Series
Author: Nikki Ash
Genre: New Adult Romance
Release Date: March 25, 2021
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
My Kind of Beautiful (Finding Love #2)

 

Lexi

You don’t find love… it finds you.
Alec is the steady in my crazy, the light to my dark. My best friend.
He might be the one for me, but I’m not the one for him.
He deserves to have a wife, kids, a home—the complete package.
How can I build those things with him when I feel so incomplete, afraid I’ll never be enough?
I lose myself in surfing and my art, desperate to find the meaning of my life.
Until Alec confesses his feelings to me, and a tidal wave of emotions threatens to take me under.
Because I feel the same.
But the darkness isn’t finished with me… not even close.
 
Alec
You can’t help who you love.
It’s always been her—my wild and carefree best friend.
I know she thinks she’s not enough, but she’s exactly my kind of beautiful.
But a girl like Lexi needs to be free, and I would rather love her from afar and keep my best friend, than love and lose her.
Then an unexpected loss shatters my world and all bets are off… proving life is too short.
No more secrets, no more waiting.
It’s time to make Lexi mine.
Mine to kiss, mine to touch, mine to love.
All. Mine.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review – My Kind of Beautiful by Nikki Ash

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My Kind of Beautiful; Finding Love #2 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: March 25, 2021

Genre/Tropes: New Adult/Roommate/Friends-to-Lovers Romance

Author: Nikki Ash

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Hit me in the feels – over and over!! Nikki Ash knows right where to land the punches with those powerful moments and I love crying through each and every one of them.

Alec and Lexi have grown up together, are best friends turned roommates, and while neither have ever mentioned the growing feelings between the two of them, they both recognize that jeopardizing what they have for romance isn’t worth it, until the right moment it is. Taking that plunge is everything, but risking it all is what life’s all about.

Alec realizes that if you can’t life each day to its full potential then why live it without the one you love? When Lexi has to answer back with the ultimate hardship, and can they really survive it together?

Nikki’s stories always bring me to tears and this beautiful story is no different. Not only do Alec and Lexi have their own challenges to face, but I love the beautiful messages brought out through the other people they encounter. Aiden hit me right in the solar plexus and I hope he touches you too and I’m dying to find out more about Georgia and Chase.

While this is interconnected with other characters, it can be read as a complete standalone as well and I hope the love that Alec and Lexi have for each other touch you as deeply as it did me. You really can’t go wrong picking up a Nikki Ash book, especially when it’s filled with so much right.

Synopsis:

From author Nikki Ash comes a stand-alone friends to lovers, surprise pregnancy romance.

Lexi
You don’t find love… it finds you.
Alec is the steady in my crazy, the light to my dark. My best friend.
He might be the one for me, but I’m not the one for him.
He deserves to have a wife, kids, a home—the complete package.
How can I build those things with him when I feel so incomplete, afraid I’ll never be enough?
I lose myself in surfing and my art, desperate to find the meaning of my life.
Until Alec confesses his feelings to me, and a tidal wave of emotions threatens to take me under.
Because I feel the same.
But the darkness isn’t finished with me… not even close.

Alec
You can’t help who you love.
It’s always been her—my wild and carefree best friend.
I know she thinks she’s not enough, but she’s exactly my kind of beautiful.
But a girl like Lexi needs to be free, and I would rather love her from afar and keep my best friend, than love and lose her.
Then an unexpected loss shatters my world and all bets are off… proving life is too short.
No more secrets, no more waiting.
It’s time to make Lexi mine.
Mine to kiss, mine to touch, mine to love.
All. Mine.

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Review – Salvation by Melissa Ellen

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Salvation; Made #3 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: March 23, 2021

Genre/Tropes: Suspense/Hero Contemporary

Author: Melissa Ellen

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Fast paced, lots of tension and suspense, with tons of chemistry!

This is my first Melissa Ellen book and I look forward to reading more in the future.

Merrick is a paid mercenary with mad skills not only as a sniper, but also as a hacker. As a hired hitman his special skill set comes in handy working alone, especially since he works on the opposite side of the law. He’s used to being alone, but when he meets Alley Rhodes and discovers she is a woman who dedicates her life to fighting justice and stays firmly in the lines of black and white, he is already gone for the woman regardless of what she does and saving her when she steps in the line of fire will become his salvation.

Salvation is hot, has a quickly paced plot with action and witty banter. Their good cop/bad cop duo when they are out finding clues is a ton of fun to read. Merrick knows how to turn up the heat, whether it’s using his special skills in or out of the bedroom, and Alley knows how to keep him in line. I loved it.

 

Synopsis:

She is the key to my salvation.
The end to my freedom.

Not much gets past Special Agent Alley Rhodes, but there’s one case she hasn’t solved: the murder of her father. The decade-old cold case drives her to be the best at her job. She was told that he’d died in the line of duty during a convenience store robbery gone bad, but when she discovers a mysterious package on her doorstep with evidence proving otherwise, she’s left with more questions than answers. Needing one night of escape, she uncharacteristically opens up to a handsome stranger in a bar, a choice that could turn into a deadly mistake.

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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

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

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.

 

Synopsis:

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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New Release – Between the Lines by T. Gephart

Between The Lines by T. Gephart is now live!

Now Live February 5, 2021

Justin Tibbs— Bailing and heading to Tessa’s apartment. If you don’t hear from me in twenty-four hours, she’s probably killed and tossed me in the Hudson. Tell everyone it was a good way to go, and I’m not even sorry. Enjoy the rest of your night, I know I sure will be.
 
Jared Leighton – Tibbs, do NOT screw around. She is NYPD and a friend, have you completely lost your mind?
 
Justin Tibbs —Sorry, brother, I need to see this through. I haven’t been this intrigued by a woman in a very long time. Worth dying over. Been nice knowing you.
 
Jared Leighton— Tibbs, come back to the bar before it’s too late.
 
Jared Leighton—Tibbs!
 
Jared Leighton— Jesus Christ.

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T Gephart is a USA Today and International bestselling author from Melbourne, Australia.
With an approach to life that is somewhat unconventional, she prefers to fly by the seat of her pants rather than adhere to some rigid roadmap. Her lack of “plan” has resulted in a rather interesting and eclectic resume, which reads more like the fiction she writes than an actual employment history. She’d tell you all about it, but the statute of limitations hasn’t expired yet. But all those crazy twists and turns have led her to a career she loves–writing romantic comedy.
When she isn’t filling pages with sassy and sexy characters with attitude, she’s living her own reality show in the ‘burbs of Melbourne with her American husband, two teenage children, and her fur child–Woodley.
She loves adventure, to laugh, travel, and strives to live her life to the fullest.
 
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Excerpt Reveal – Fighting the Fire by Laura Kaye

Laura Kaye is joining us today to share the pre-order and an exclusive excerpt for her upcoming romance, FIGHTING THE FIRE! Check it out and pre-order today!

Title: Fighting the Fire

Author: Laura Kaye

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: March 30th

 

Here’s what you’ll get in Fighting the Fire:

Smart-ass firefighter hero who’s also a closet nerd

Kick-ass ER nurse heroine

Frenemies to lovers when she nurses him back to health

Superhero movie marathon fun

Snarky banter for days!

A Note from Laura:

Dear Readers,

I’m so excited to share my new standalone romance, Fighting the Fire! This is the fourth book in my Warrior Fight Club contemporary romance series, which mixes military and sports romance elements to tell the story of an MMA training club which creates a found family for veterans transitioning to civilian life and dealing with their war-borne demons. In Fighting the Fire, Sean and Daniela are two of my favorite characters I’ve ever written–they’re both strong, loyal, snarky, and hiding some pretty deep hurts that in the end make them so perfect for each other. And all that frenemies tension makes the chemistry between them hot AF! I hope you love them as much as I do!

 

xx Laura Kaye

About Fighting the Fire:

One night is never enough…

For firefighter Sean Riddick, Warrior Fight Club keeps the demons of his past at bay, even though it means seeing Daniela England. Her ball-busting sarcasm drives him nuts, and he knows he’s damaged goods anyway, but he can’t help but remember how good they were together that one time. Now he wants to take her to the mats no matter how much they go toe to toe.

ER nurse Daniela England has lost so much that she’s vowed never to need anyone again. Fight club helps her beat back her survivor’s guilt, but it means dealing with Riddick. The hot-but-infuriating firefighter is everything she wants to avoid, which is why their one-night stand was a mistake. Now she needs to keep her distance so it doesn’t happen again.

But when Dani witnesses Sean’s motorcycle accident, she steps up to help him recover. One on one, they get beneath all the snark and find a connection neither expected. As Sean heals, the sparks between them burst into red-hot passion—and ignite old wounds. Now there are fires all around—and they have to decide which they’ll fight and which they’ll let consume them.

 

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As Daniela dropped her bag on the bleachers at Full Contact MMA, her bad day had her sighing. “Maybe I just need to beat the crap out of something—or someone.”

 

A warm breath at her ear was all the warning she got. “Got anyone in mind, Daniela?”

 

Sean Riddick said her name as if his tongue caressed every letter, and she cursed the shiver that raced up her spine—the shiver that resulted from knowing exactly how damn good his tongue felt. She turned slowly, lazily, as if she were bored to tears. No way was she letting him know he got to her. So she gave him a once-over that she hoped read as full of disdain.

 

Even though, damn. DAMN.

 

So tall she had to tilt her head back to roll her eyes at him. Dark hair cut short because it curled when he let it get even a little length to it. With scars near his eye and hairline and a nose that had been broken, his face was too beat up to be handsome. But it was even more interesting for having character—of the fearless, I-run-into-burning-buildings-to-save-people-and-sometimes-get-hurt-doing-it variety. And then there were the tattoos—on his neck, shoulders, arms, the back of one hand, not to mention the hard muscles underneath, because of course the guy was freaking cut, with shoulders like mountains and thighs like tree trunks. Sean oozed unquestionable strength and a fierce masculinity.

 

He knew he looked good.

 

He wasn’t wrong. Damn him.

 

And damn her for being stupid enough to find out just how good he was. Just that once.

 

But it’d been enough to keep her body attuned to him even as her head screamed been there, done that, shouldn’t have done it the first time and ain’t doing it again.

 

Dani sniffed. “Not you.”

 

His grin was pure wicked sin. “You sure about that?”

 

She sighed. “Absolutely.”

 

He gave a low chuckle. “Well, you’re welcome to try to beat the shit out of me any time.”

 

“Don’t you have anyone else to irritate?”

 

“Oh, I irritate you, do I?” he asked, dropping his bag to the floor. He winked at their friend, Tara. “Hey, T.”

 

“Hey, Sean,” Tara said, amusement plain in her voice.

 

Just then, one of the few other women who belonged to WFC walked through the door. “Oh, Jayne’s here,” Dani said, surprised because her friend hadn’t attended in weeks.

 

Without another word to Sean, Dani and Tara left him to greet her.

 

Halfway across the gym, Tara leaned in close. “Seriously, do you really dislike Riddick or are the two of you in a perpetual state of foreplay?”

 

Dani threw her a look that made the other woman chuckle. “Ugh, you really can’t tell?”

 

Tara twisted her lips and shook her head. “Nope. But something’s different between you guys lately, and I’m dying to know the story.”

 

“There’s no story,” Dani said. Probably too fast. Definitely too fast, given that Tara had also picked up on the heightened friction between them. Because, of course, there was a big freaking story.

 

So. Big.

About the Author:

Laura Kaye is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 40 books in contemporary, erotic, and paranormal romance and romantic suspense, and has sold nearly two million books in the U.S. alone. Laura grew up amid family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses, cementing her life-long fascination with storytelling and the supernatural. A former college history professor, Laura also writes bestselling historical women’s fiction as Laura Kamoie. Laura lives in Maryland with her husband and two daughters, and and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

 

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Review – Between the Lines by T. Gephart

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Between the Lines; Hot in the City #4 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: February 5, 2021

Genre: Comedy/Drama/Romance

Author: T. Gephart

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

No two people have been more delightfully matched as I smiled and laughed through this whole book. Between the Lines is a total joy to read and I loved every moment of reading it!

Tessa Ricci works for NY’s finest. Her body is toned and fit, having come from two parents who served our country, Tessa knows the dedication and sacrifice it takes to serve. And while her parents may have found love, she is also realistic that it may never happen for her. Not many men understand her need to serve and protect and that her handcuffs are used on the job and not in the bedroom.

Justin Tibbs loves women and has never made secrets about it. Lately the variety has lost its appeal, but he can’t put his finger on to the reasons why. However, when he comes across the most beautiful, intriguing woman he’s ever met he can’t shake her from his thoughts- clean or dirty. Did I forget to mention that said woman is Tessa…a woman he happens to know, but has never caught his eye until she displayed the woman beneath the police uniform. Men…so good at compartmentalization until a beautiful woman escapes that box he has placed her in.

Justin and Tessa each give the other as good as they get, teasing and taunting, so evenly matched in their personalities. From their very first date (which had me rolling with laughter…OMG…best first date scene I think I’ve ever read) Tessa and Justin not only have chemistry, but they push one another on every level possible, something they have both wanted, but never expected in a partner.

Between the Lines is by far my favorite book in this series!!!

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Synopsis:

Justin Tibbs might be a hot, athletic, and amazing firefighter but he also has a reputation as a manwhore. Tessa Ricci worked too long and too hard to be taken seriously in the NYPD to fall victim to his charm.
Assuming he was interested, which he wasn’t.
Until he was.
And then neither of them was sure who was seducing who.

Justin Tibbs— Bailing and heading to Tessa’s apartment. If you don’t hear from me in twenty-four hours, she’s probably killed and tossed me in the Hudson. Tell everyone it was a good way to go, and I’m not even sorry. Enjoy the rest of your night, I know I sure will be.

Jared Leighton – Tibbs, do NOT screw around. She is NYPD and a friend, have you completely lost your mind?

Justin Tibbs —Sorry, brother, I need to see this through. I haven’t been this intrigued by a woman in a very long time. Worth dying over. Been nice knowing you.

Jared Leighton— Tibbs, come back to the bar before it’s too late.

Jared Leighton—Tibbs!

Jared Leighton— Jesus Christ.

RELEASE – 5th Feb 2021
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Cover Reveal – Between the Lines by T. Gephart

USA Today and International bestselling author T. Gephart 
has revealed the cover and blurb for Between The Lines!

Releasing February 5, 2021

Justin Tibbs— Bailing and heading to Tessa’s apartment. If you don’t hear from me in twenty-four hours, she’s probably killed and tossed me in the Hudson. Tell everyone it was a good way to go, and I’m not even sorry. Enjoy the rest of your night, I know I sure will be.
 
Jared Leighton – Tibbs, do NOT screw around. She is NYPD and a friend, have you completely lost your mind?
 
Justin Tibbs —Sorry, brother, I need to see this through. I haven’t been this intrigued by a woman in a very long time. Worth dying over. Been nice knowing you.
 
Jared Leighton— Tibbs, come back to the bar before it’s too late.
 
Jared Leighton—Tibbs!
 
Jared Leighton— Jesus Christ.

Cover Designer: Hang Le 

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Meet T. Gephart

T Gephart is a USA Today and International bestselling author from Melbourne, Australia.
With an approach to life that is somewhat unconventional, she prefers to fly by the seat of her pants rather than adhere to some rigid roadmap. Her lack of “plan” has resulted in a rather interesting and eclectic resume, which reads more like the fiction she writes than an actual employment history. She’d tell you all about it, but the statute of limitations hasn’t expired yet. But all those crazy twists and turns have led her to a career she loves–writing romantic comedy.
When she isn’t filling pages with sassy and sexy characters with attitude, she’s living her own reality show in the ‘burbs of Melbourne with her American husband, two teenage children, and her fur child–Woodley.
She loves adventure, to laugh, travel, and strives to live her life to the fullest.
 
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Review – Not Just Friends by T. Gephart

Not Just Friends

Not Just Friends; Not in the City #3 
(A standalone within a series)

by: T. Gephart

Review Rating:

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

Not Just Friends is wonderfully sweet and super hot! The perfect addition to the series.

Jared Leighton and Presley Tibbs are certainly hot between the sheets. Two friends who have always kept their attraction to one another to themselves until one night their carefully crafted veils are removed. However, trying to stuff pandora’s sexy vibes that are now rolling off between the two of them back into the proverbial box is easier said than done, especially when Presley’s brother asks Jared to keep a close eye on her himself. It’s like he’s the devil throwing Eve right into his lap and Adam is already fully aware she’s beautifully naked and there is no need for a bite of the apple to confirm it.

While Presley keeps referring to Jared as a good guy, being a firefighter does have its hero perks, Jared is anything but when it comes to thoughts of Presley. Their friends staying friends status doesn’t last long, but how to tell Presley’s brother, Jared’s best friend, is a whole different matter. Plus there is also the problem of Presley’s crazy ex, which is why Presley needs a shadow in the first place…is it really safe to have anyone of either of their bad sides right now? Perhaps keeping things under wraps is best…but good things never last for long.

I love that their relationship happens so naturally and they are both very supportive of one another. While they were both always attracted to one another, this is really an awakening of those feelings

This third addition to the the Hot in the City series is fun, hot, and can be read as a complete standalone, but it does intertwine and weave in and out through past storylines if you have read past books. However, reading the past books first is not necessary to follow along if this is your first time reading this series.

Synopsis:

A little harmless flirting never hurt anyone. Unless you cross the line and have a one-night stand with your best friend’s sister. And if that didn’t complicate things enough her crazy ex-boyfriend is stalking her as well. Should have stayed just friends, but it’s probably a little late for that now.

Jared Leighton

Presley, I screwed up, I’m sorry. You were vulnerable and I was supposed to be the good guy. Last thing I ever wanted to do was betray your trust, or worse, hurt you. I should never have even kissed you, let alone . . . yeah, well we both know how that ended. You’re my best friend’s sister for Christ’s sake, what was I even thinking? Clearly, I wasn’t. I’m so mad at myself, I want to break my own legs, save Tibbs the trouble. So yeah, I know this isn’t much of an apology, but I needed to make sure you’re okay. Let me know things are still cool between us or at least, what I can do to make it up to you. And it’s probably for the best if we keep this between just us. I swear on my mother, I’ll never touch you again.

Presley Tibbs

Leighton, not sure who you thought you were with last night, but it wasn’t some vulnerable little girl who needs protecting. I assumed that was pretty clear when I took you to MY bed. Don’t pretend that last night wasn’t exactly what we both wanted. We’ve been flirting with each other for years, and I finally got tired of playing games. As for my brother, he doesn’t and will never have a say in who I invite into my life or body—not his business. But if you’re scared that’s your hang up not mine. So save your apology, and your good intentions, and don’t treat me like I’m a woman who didn’t know what she was doing. Oh, and tell your mother I said hi.

Not Just Friends by T. Gephart is releasing September 25, 2020!

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New Release – Cutter by Laramie Briscoe

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Title: Cutter
Series: Laurel Springs Emergency Response Team #4
Author: Laramie Briscoe
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: June 5, 2020
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From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author comes the next book in the Laurel Springs Emergency Response Team.

Trust Laramie Briscoe to provide engaging characters in a well-built world I want to revisit again and again. Carly Phillips, NY Times bestselling author.

The storm raging in the Gulf isn’t the only thing brewing between these two…

Cutter Thompson

Hurricane Tatum, a category five storm hell-bent on making landfall along the Alabama coast, is my opportunity, to show my friends and family the kind of man I’ve become.

The kid who lost his scholarship and the love is life is ready for a change. A change I’m equal parts scared will and won’t come.

An EMT wasn’t my first choice of careers, but it’s become my calling. When the winds die down, the skies clear, and the rain stops, we’re left with devastation the likes of which I’ve never seen.

What I come to realize is ugly destruction can be beautiful, if we can only figure out what perspective to see it.

Rowan Baker

The LSERT is a godsend, especially as us local first responders emerge from our shelters to see our town and homes destroyed. It’s going to take time to rebuild.

Rebuilding is what I’m used to. After I watched my four-year-old daughter die in my arms I’ve done nothing but try to find a reason to live.

But I’ve got baggage. Memories, an ex-husband, and a fear I won’t be able to save everyone.

When I meet Cutter Thompson, he reminds me rebuilding can mean letting go of fear and allowing myself to live the life I’ve wanted all along.

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AUTHOR BIO

Laramie Briscoe is the best-selling author of the Heaven Hill Series & the Rockin’ Country Series.

Since self-publishing her first book in May of 2013, Laramie Briscoe has published over 10 books. She’s appeared on the Top 100 Bestselling E-books Lists on iBooks, Amazon Kindle, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble. She’s been called “a very young Maya Banks” (Amazon reviewer) and her books have been accused of being “sexy, family-oriented, romances with heart”.

When she’s not writing alpha males who seriously love their women, she loves spending time with friends, reading, and marathoning shows on her DVR. Married to her high school sweetheart, Laramie lives in Bowling Green, KY with her husband (the Travel Coordinator) and a sometimes crazy cat named Beau.

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New Release – One Click Love by T. Gephart

ONE CLICK LOVE by T. Gephart
Release Date: June 5th

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Blurb:
Want a man who is not only hot but knows how to handle a blaze?
Well ladies, it’s your lucky day.

John “Mack” McPherson is 6’3” of fine with a six-pack that makes men half his
age question their gym regimen. Teddy-bear brown eyes with brown hair, his graying
temples let you flirt with just enough silver fox so you know you’ve got yourself a real
man. But don’t let the body and face fool you, he’s incredibly smart, with medals for
days and won’t think twice about putting his own life on the line to save someone else.

Brave, dependable, and needing someone equally awesome,
Mack is ready to be
snapped up by a feisty female who isn’t scared to play with fire.

John,

Not sure how feisty I am now, but I’m fighting my way back. Little scares me
though, and I’m not someone who breaks easily. Not interested in playing mind games,
so if your idea of a good time is heading to a club where we pretend to be into the scene, then it’s probably for the best we don’t meet. I expect honesty and a half-way decent orgasm I don’t have to give myself. Other than that, open to negotiation.

Let me know if you’re game,
Hayden.

About the Author:
T Gephart is a USA Today and International bestselling author from Melbourne, Australia.

With an approach to life that is somewhat unconventional, she prefers to fly by the seat of her pants rather than adhere to some rigid roadmap. Her lack of “plan” has resulted in a rather interesting and eclectic resume, which reads more like the fiction she writes than an actual employment history. She’d tell you all about it, but the statute of limitations hasn’t expired yet. But all those crazy twists and turns have led her to a career she loves—writing romantic comedy.

When she isn’t filling pages with sassy and sexy characters with attitude, she’s living her own reality show in the ‘burbs of Melbourne with her American husband, two teenage children, and her fur child—Woodley.

She loves adventure, to laugh, travel, and strives to live her life to the fullest.

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Book Reviews, Contemporary Romance, RomCom, Year of Reviews - 2020

Review – One Click Love by T. Gephart

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One Click Love; Hot in the City #2 
(A standalone within a series)

by: T. Gephart

Review Rating:

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

T. Gephart writes great comedy intermixed with wonderful humility. Her characters always speak to me and I’m never, ever disappointed when I pick up one of her books. One Click Love is a win from cover to the very last page.

Mack is the ultimate hero in a battalion chief; sweet, sexy, brave, compassionate, caring, loyal, etc…A total catch, but his ex-wife (who is a total nutcase) left him a little shy from jumping back into the dating world. When he is set up on a dating site, as a gift for his birthday, he wasn’t going to answer any of the notifications, that is until one particular match caught his eye, Hayden Green.

Hayden is newly divorced, on paper anyway. She’s been separated longer and emotionally distanced even longer before that. She is ready to jump back into the single scene, but looking for something short term. She’s already lost herself to a man, given away her self esteem and any chance of a future with her selfish ex. So when Mack’s profile pop’s up he’s just too sexy not to try and match up with, but when he actually answers she has no idea that he’s just the man she wasn’t looking for.

Neither Hayden nor Mack were looking for something long term when they met up for their first date, but after a night that neither of them would ever forget it was just too hard to imagine placing them into the one night stand category. Is it possible to find the perfect person through a dating site, especially when they have both been down the relationship road before?

Click on One Click Love and find out just how perfect these two matches really are for one another. You will not be disappointed.

Synopsis:

What’s the worst present you can get for your 45th birthday? An online dating profile you didn’t want. And Mack was all set to delete it, until a message from Hayden lands in his inbox.

Hayden decided the best way to celebrate ending a long, loveless marriage was to have a one-night stand. Pity she didn’t count on a sexy, fire chief foiling her plans.

Neither of them wanted a relationship, such a shame fate didn’t get the memo.

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Review – Long Lost by Lexi Blake

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Long Lost; Masters and Mercenaries, The Forgotten #4 
(#4 within a series)

by: Lexi Blake

Review Rating:

 

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

The best Lexi Blake book yet!! Funny, suspenseful, scintillating and full of intrigue. This captivating tale is winding up to a cataclysmic end that will run you through the emotional wringer.

Long Lost is brilliantly written. All of the Lost Boys (well, those that are still breathing) are together and the dynamic between these men is off the charts! Male bonding at its best with Ian Taggart in the mix to instill lots of wit and wisdom which brings the McKay-Taggart sense of home and that sense of joy to my soul making Lexi Blake a one-click author for me.

While Tucker Jones, one of the happier Lost Boys, discovers he was once Dr. Steven Reasor, or the more notoriously known Dr. Razor who worked alongside Hope McDonald during her evil mind altering drug days, as his memories begin to return he isn’t sure he is the now gentle man Tucker or the evil Dr. How does he trust his scrambled brain when it’s been to tampered with? The one person he feels connected to, Roni Croft. He doesn’t know why he trusts her, but something deep down says he does and he will do anything to keep her. Will he always be Tucker or will be Steven? What memories does he trust?

Roni knew the man known as Steven Reasor. He was kind and sweet to her and he doesn’t know it, but they have a daughter together. Her world changed the day he disappeared and she doesn’t know who Tucker is. He looks like Steven, but he’s also different. Can she trust this new version of the man she fell in love with? When things go sideways she needs his team to help. It’s more than just Tucker everyone is after, she may also know more than she ever thought. Can they discover their past together or will time run out before they have a chance at a future together?

Long Lost is soooo bittersweet. One moment you’ll be choked up and the very next you’ll be chuckling at a witty comment. For Lexi fans there are interconnections to her other series which you will love, but it isn’t required for anyone who hasn’t read them.  Also, for fans you will love the electric currents leading up to her next book which is going to be another amazing ride!

Synopsis:

A stolen past

The only thing Tucker remembers of his past is pain. Used in a doctor’s evil experiments, his memories and identity were erased, and his freedom taken. He believed his nightmare was over when he was liberated by the men and women of McKay-Taggart, until he heard the name Steven Reasor. The idea that he could have been involved in the terrible experiments that cost his “brothers” everything crushed him. A desperate attempt to force him to remember the truth almost cost him his life. Now his world is in chaos and his only path to finally uncover the truth and atone for his sins leads to Veronica Croft.

A painful present

Veronica “Roni” Croft knew Dr. Steven Reasor was bad for her, but she also saw a side of the man that no one else knew. Even as she began to believe their employer was hiding something sinister, she was drawn to him like a moth to a flame. Their affair was passionate and intense, but also fraught with danger. When he disappeared under mysterious circumstances, she took her first chance to run and never looked back. She has stayed hidden ever since, running from forces she knows are too powerful to overcome. But now the man she believed was dead, the man she mourned, has returned and needs her help.

A dangerous future

As Tucker and Roni unravel the secrets of his past, a dark force rises and threatens to destroy them. Their only chance for survival will require them to join forces with the Lost Boys’ worst enemy. Only together can they finally unlock Tucker’s past. But as Tucker’s memories begin to come back, will it free them both or tear them apart forever?

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