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Book Reviews, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, Paranormal/Science Fi/Fantasy Romance, Suspense/Intrigue Romance, Year of Reviews - 2022

Review – Beyond My Darkness by R.C. Boldt

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Beyond My Darkness
(A standalone)

Publication Date: July 12, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Antihero/Romantic Suspense/Gang/Supernatural Twist

Author: R.C. Boldt

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
This book was just everything! Funny and witty, steamy and intense with a supernatural flair and dark gang vibes. Every moment flowed and all of the characters clicked together with ease, so what I’m trying to say is….it was reading perfection!

This is R.C. Boldt writing at her best. Combing her wit of steamy romcoms with her walk into the romantic suspense relm. This combination is so good and so well pieced together that the intense moments are perfectly well balanced with lots of snarky humor.

Georgia Danvers was an absolute delight. Sassy and smart and totally full of word vomit every time she’s around Bronson Cortez, the leader of the Scorpion gang. While Georgia knows better than to attract Bronson’s attention, she can’t avoid the dead bodies that keep piling up in her morgue, that literally keep telling her warn him. What is a girl to do when she can speak to the dead?

Bronson doesn’t trust outsiders, but when a gorgeous redhead shows up in his territory to give him a message, it’s safe to say that he doesn’t like it and has a message of his own. However, Georgia is a fiery woman who continues to come back again and again. There are not many people who stand up to Bronson Cortez and live to see another day, especially ones who sass back the way she does, but there is something about her that intrigues him.  Whatever it is he wishes he could figure out before it proves too dangerous for both of them.

Bronson is a great anti-hero and honestly Georgia is too. Both of them hold their own forms of darkness, but they are also good people if you look at them from all the different angles. I LOVE these kind of stories and especially love how the characters find their paths to each other. Anti-heros never have an easy road as there are always a ton of obstacles to overcome and this book added in mystery with that touch of supernatural so it really had an extra zing that kept the pages turning.

Synopsis:
USA Today bestselling author RC Boldt delivers a seductively unique romantic suspense with a paranormal twist in Beyond My Darkness…

Twelve years ago, I fled, vowing to never again use my power. But everything changes when I break that vow and bring two bodies back to life in the morgue.

It sends me spinning directly into his orbit.

Arrogant. Menacing. Enigmatic. That’s Bronson Cortez, the notoriously violent gang leader who remains elusive to authorities.

He breaks the law at every turn and answers to no one. But when he offers me an alluring glimpse of what lies beneath that iron-clad exterior, I realize there’s more to him than meets the eye.

The man who fiercely guards his heart somehow manages to claim mine.

But he doesn’t know the truth about me.

I wonder if he could be the first to accept me for who I am—what I am.

I wonder if he’ll be the first to see beyond my darkness.

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Blog Tour – Dark Knight by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: June 30

For years I’ve watched her.

Wanted her.

Craved her.

But I never, ever touched her…

Until that night.

When I caved and took what wasn’t mine to take.

The innocent girl I watched from the shadows grew into a tempting goddess who deserved better than my darkness.

One look. One touch. One mistake.

She didn’t just see me… she saw through me.

Revealing my identity was a price I wasn’t willing to pay.

But I was wrong.

She bought me with her touch.

I walked away once, and if I know what’s good for me, I’ll do it again.

But my best intentions are about to be obliterated…

When I find her in the one place she shouldn’t be.

Covering for her means risking the wrath of her family.

The longer I’m forced to keep this secret, the less I care about what it could cost me.

And you know what they say about bad behaviour?

The same thing as good deeds…

They shouldn’t go unpunished.

Dear reader,

Dark Knight is the first book in Calli and Batman’s story, and the next trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon

Free in KU

Begin the series for FREE with Dark Halloween Knight – you can grab it here!

Meet Tracy Lorraine

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

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Cover Reveal - 2022, New Releases

COVER REVEAL – Forbidden Mafia Prince by Brooke Blaine & Ella Frank

Brooke Blaine & Ella Frank have revealed the cover for Forbidden Mafia Prince!

Releasing: July 25, 2022

Cover Design: Hang Le

“What are you going to do with me?”
“Whatever the hell I want.”

In Manhattan, tensions are rising.
In a play for power, the Rossetti family has made a decisive blow, crippling their rivals—an act that has forced the Fiores to make a desperate move to maintain their supremacy.

Many miles away, Luca Davis, a young medical student, has no idea his life is about to change.
No idea that everything he’s been told about his  life has been a lie.
Enter Domenico Rossetti, the ruthless Mafia prince.  Powerful and unforgiving, he’s a savage in a suit—and the one who holds the cards when it comes to his new captive.

But when the war escalates and both are forced into seclusion, the two men are faced with a new threat: the rising sexual tension between them.
You don’t fall for the one person you’re supposed to hate, but it’s a temptation neither can resist.
Because falling in love with the enemy isn’t only wrong—it’s forbidden.
And the cost for defying everyone will be their lives. 

Pre-order your copy today!

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Meet Brooke


Brooke Blaine is a USA Today Bestselling Author best known for writing romantic comedy and M/M romance. Her novels lead with humor and heart, but Brooke never shies away from throwing in something extra naughty that will scandalize her conservative Southern family for life (bless their hearts).

She’s a choc-o-holic, lives for eighties bands (which means she thinks guyliner is totally underrated), believes it’s always wine o’clock, and lives with the coolest cat on the planet—her Ragdoll/Maine Coon mix, Jackson Agador Spartacus. 

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Meet Ella   

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 Preslocke series. Her Prime Time series has been praised as “highly entertaining!” and “sexy as hell!”

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.

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New Release – Dark Knight by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: June 30

For years I’ve watched her.

Wanted her.

Craved her.

But I never, ever touched her…

Until that night.

When I caved and took what wasn’t mine to take.

The innocent girl I watched from the shadows grew into a tempting goddess who deserved better than my darkness.

One look. One touch. One mistake.

She didn’t just see me… she saw through me.

Revealing my identity was a price I wasn’t willing to pay.

But I was wrong.

She bought me with her touch.

I walked away once, and if I know what’s good for me, I’ll do it again.

But my best intentions are about to be obliterated…

When I find her in the one place she shouldn’t be.

Covering for her means risking the wrath of her family.

The longer I’m forced to keep this secret, the less I care about what it could cost me.

And you know what they say about bad behaviour?

The same thing as good deeds…

They shouldn’t go unpunished.

Dear reader,

Dark Knight is the first book in Calli and Batman’s story, and the next trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon

Free in KU

Begin the series for FREE with Dark Halloween Knight – you can grab it here!

Meet Tracy Lorraine

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

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Review – Dark Knight by Tracy Lorraine

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Dark Knight; Empire Knight #10
(#1 within a trilogy, #10 within a series)

Publication Date: June 30, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/New Adult/Mafia/Dark Romance

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
A dark, obsessive man is my new love. Batman and Calli bring the heat along with a tension packed story.

Have I ever mentioned that Batman is my diehard, absolute favorite superhero? The broody loaner who has a huge chip on his shoulder, but always saves the day and don’t get me started on ALL of the gadgets…can you imagine what he would have for the bedroom…yum!! Well, Lorraine brings a delicious twist to the Dark Knight in her new trilogy and he fits the mold for dark, obsessive and just a little off his rocker mold, and I’m totally in love already. Batman is completely obsessed with Calli and yet….doesn’t feel worthy of her. This emotional tug-of-war within himself is soooooo good. What is he hiding and where will this obsession lead? I’m on the edge with where his story will lead.

Calli also surprised me with her spunk and fire as she has finally stepped into this world. Calli has always hated her role of being deemed a princess, but she didn’t know how to break free of it either. I feel she’s going to have a lot of character growth over this trilogy and I’m totally here for it. Calli is torn between her own obsession of what she wants and what she desires, not only in men, but in her life. Born a girl in a male dominated mafia world, she feels stifled, and I was so unprepared for the tension and love triangles that came out of how she felt, but I LOVED every moment of it.

Tracy totally upped her writing again, as this Empire world continues to grow, and I especially loved this new couple and can’t wait for more!!

Synopsis:
USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you a new dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

She’s the mafia princess he was meant to stay away from.

And he did.

Until that one night when he was able to hide his identity and his darkness under a different kind of mask.

But one taste wasn’t enough.

Only the next time their paths cross, his inner demon is truly exposed.

Can she handle it, or will his darkness send her running back to her castle and smothered life?

Dear Reader,

This is the full length book for Calli and Batman that started in the Bully God anthology which is set within my dark mafia Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

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Series Cover Reveal – Dark Trilogy by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: June 30

For years I’ve watched her.

Wanted her.

Craved her.

But I never, ever touched her…

Until that night.

When I caved and took what wasn’t mine to take.

The innocent girl I watched from the shadows grew into a tempting goddess who deserved better than my darkness.

One look. One touch. One mistake.

She didn’t just see me… she saw through me.

Revealing my identity was a price I wasn’t willing to pay.

But I was wrong.

She bought me with her touch.

I walked away once, and if I know what’s good for me, I’ll do it again.

But my best intentions are about to be obliterated…

When I find her in the one place she shouldn’t be.

Covering for her means risking the wrath of her family.

The longer I’m forced to keep this secret, the less I care about what it could cost me.

And you know what they say about bad behaviour?

The same thing as good deeds…

They shouldn’t go unpunished.

Dear reader,

Dark Knight is the first book in Calli and Batman’s story, and the next trilogy in the Knight’s Ridge Empire series. If you like your alphas dark and your romance full of angst, then you’re in the right place!

Pre-Order Your Copy Here!

Add to your Goodreads TBR List!

Start the Trilogy FREE with Dark Halloween Knight!

Reckless Princess is coming July 28th!

Dark Legacy is coming August 25th!

Meet Tracy Lorraine

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

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Blog Tour – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: June 2

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.
 
My life has been full of half-truths tangled in lies—I’d been to hell and back more times than I could count.
 
But nothing could have prepared me for the fear in her voice, and then the sight of that building going up in flames.
 
After the way I treated her, the way I hurt her, I’d earned that pain back tenfold. I deserved to lose the only bit of light in my dark, twisted life.
 
Neither of us have survived the suffering only to have it end this way and I refuse to believe that our time is done. It can’t be. Because she was made for me—the only good thing that came out of my past. 
 
And the first chance I get, I’m going to make sure she knows exactly what she means to me.
 
No more lies.
No more pretending.
Just the raw, honest truth.
 
I can’t live without her and I’ll spend the rest of my life proving to her that she belongs with me.
That the life we were born into might have left us damaged, but it made us stronger.
 
And when she claims her rightful place amongst us, I’ll be by her side and together we will rule this reckless dynasty.
 
But first we have to survive…

 
Dear Reader,
Reckless Dynasty is the third, and final book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

Read Kay’s Review: Reckless Dynasty

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon 

Free in KU 

Begin the series for FREE with One Reckless Knight – you can grab it here

Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

 

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Blog Tour – Vengeance of a Mafia Queen by Siobhan Davis

They tried to take everything from me.

But where they failed, I will succeed.

Unless he becomes my weakness.

Vengeance of a Mafia Queen, an all -new dark enemies-to-lovers mafia romance full of suspense from USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Siobhan Davis, is available now!

Losing my innocence at thirteen, in the most brutal way, changed me. My kidnapper stole my childhood and tried to break me. The knowledge my father orchestrated the entire situation hardened my heart, and instead of grieving his death, I celebrated it.

One down. Many more to go.

My burning need for revenge has only grown over the years, keeping me focused on my goals and enabling my rise to power.

Made men are weak. A pretty face and the promise of a good time easily distracts them.

Now, I’m in charge. 

Men bow before me.

Except for him—the brother of my abductor. Massimo fights me every step of the way, but I’m not about to let the explosive chemistry between us deter me from my chosen path. His family is my enemy. He is my enemy, even if he doesn’t know it yet.

I won’t stop until all those who wronged me are punished. 

By the time they realize I’m coming, it will be too late. 

They tried to take everything from me.

But where they failed, I will succeed.

Unless he becomes my weakness.

Grab your copy today or read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3wS0Vba

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Excerpt

Lust blazes in his eyes. “I will wait for you to come to me.” 

“You’ll be waiting,” I blurt, irritated when amusement skates across his face. I hate how he can obviously tell it’s a lie. He can see I’m floundering. That his want is not one-sided. 

“I have a hand, and my blue balls can be patient.” A teasing smile spreads across his mouth, and I’m ensnared. Massimo is truly beautiful, and I only hope I’m strong enough to resist. I already suspect I’m not. “To a point,” he whispers against my ear, sending warm shivers coursing along my flesh. I squirm on his lap, failing to ignore the hard, thick length pulsing underneath me. 

Massimo groans, and his eyes darken with undeniable desire. “You were put on this earth to test me. I’m sure of it.” 

I can’t smother my smile in time. 

“One kiss,” he says, his eyes dropping to my mouth as his tongue darts out and he wets his lips. “Would you deny your husband a kiss on his wedding night?” 

“I have kissed you today.” 

He shakes his head as his fingers sweep back and forth across my mouth, making it harder and harder to resist temptation. “I have kissed you. You have gone along with it because it was expected.” 

He’s as delusional as me if he truly believes that. I drive my hands into his hair without even thinking about it. “Will everything be a negotiation between us?” 

His brows climb to his hairline and a devilish grin widens his lush mouth. “Do we know any other way to be?” 

“One kiss. Just one kiss.” The words feel like lies as I spout them. 

“That is all I am asking.” He closes his eyes, moaning softly as my fingers explore the thick strands of his black hair. “That feels so incredibly good.” 

I brush my mouth against his, and his eyes pop wide. His hands flatten against my back, pushing me in closer to his tempting body. I can indulge in one kiss. It is my wedding night after all, and my husband is one of the sexiest men alive. It’s not wrong to take this one thing for myself, right? “Just one kiss,” I remind him as our breaths comingle. 

“Only one.” 

Closing my eyes, I lower my mouth to his and descend into sheer bliss. He lets me control it, at first, and I’m surprised at the potent need driving me to take everything as I prod at the seam of his lips with my tongue. He opens instantly, letting my tongue plunge inside his mouth. I reposition myself on his lap, straddling his hips, so I can properly kiss him, and it’s that moment when all bets are off. 

Copyright Siobhan Davis © 2022 

About Siobhan
Siobhan Davis is a USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Amazon Top 10 bestselling romance author. Siobhan writes emotionally intense stories with swoon-worthy romance, complex characters, and tons of unexpected plot twists and turns that will have you flipping the pages beyond bedtime! She has sold over 1.5 million books and her titles are translated into several languages. 

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Siobhan forged a successful corporate career in human resource management. 

She lives in the Garden County of Ireland with her husband and two sons. 

 
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New Release – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: June 2

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.
 
My life has been full of half-truths tangled in lies—I’d been to hell and back more times than I could count.
 
But nothing could have prepared me for the fear in her voice, and then the sight of that building going up in flames.
 
After the way I treated her, the way I hurt her, I’d earned that pain back tenfold. I deserved to lose the only bit of light in my dark, twisted life.
 
Neither of us have survived the suffering only to have it end this way and I refuse to believe that our time is done. It can’t be. Because she was made for me—the only good thing that came out of my past. 
 
And the first chance I get, I’m going to make sure she knows exactly what she means to me.
 
No more lies.
No more pretending.
Just the raw, honest truth.
 
I can’t live without her and I’ll spend the rest of my life proving to her that she belongs with me.
That the life we were born into might have left us damaged, but it made us stronger.
 
And when she claims her rightful place amongst us, I’ll be by her side and together we will rule this reckless dynasty.
 
But first we have to survive…

 
Dear Reader,
Reckless Dynasty is the third, and final book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

Read Kay’s Review: Reckless Dynasty

Grab Your Copy Here:

Amazon 

Free in KU 

Begin the series for FREE with One Reckless Knight – you can grab it here

Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

 

Connect with Tracy Lorraine 

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2022 New Release/Release Day, Dark Romance, Mafia/Gang/Secret Society Romance, Year of Releases - 2022, Year of Reviews - 2022

New Release – Vengeance of a Mafia Queen by Siobhan Davis

I won’t stop until all those who wronged me are punished.

Vengeance of a Mafia Queen, an all-new edge-of-your-seat dark mafia romance from USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Siobhan Davis, is live now!

Losing my innocence at thirteen, in the most brutal way, changed me. My kidnapper stole my childhood and tried to break me. The knowledge my father orchestrated the entire situation hardened my heart, and instead of grieving his death, I celebrated it.

One down. Many more to go.

My burning need for revenge has only grown over the years, keeping me focused on my goals and enabling my rise to power.

Made men are weak. A pretty face and the promise of a good time easily distracts them.

Now, I’m in charge. 

Men bow before me.

Except for him—the brother of my abductor. Massimo fights me every step of the way, but I’m not about to let the explosive chemistry between us deter me from my chosen path. His family is my enemy. He is my enemy, even if he doesn’t know it yet.

I won’t stop until all those who wronged me are punished. 

By the time they realize I’m coming, it will be too late. 

They tried to take everything from me.

But where they failed, I will succeed.

Unless he becomes my weakness.

Grab your copy today or read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/3wS0Vba

Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/vengeancemafiaqueen

Add to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3rvU59D

About Siobhan
Siobhan Davis is a USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Amazon Top 10 bestselling romance author. Siobhan writes emotionally intense stories with swoon-worthy romance, complex characters, and tons of unexpected plot twists and turns that will have you flipping the pages beyond bedtime! She has sold over 1.5 million books and her titles are translated into several languages.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Siobhan forged a successful corporate career in human resource management.

She lives in the Garden County of Ireland with her husband and two sons.


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New Release – Deadly Games by Faith Summers

We were supposed to be two passing ships on an unforgettable night…

Deadly Games, an all-new breathtaking dark mafia standalone romance from USA Today bestselling author Faith Summers, is live now!

I accepted a foolish dare that changed everything-
pretend you’re someone you aren’t until sunrise.

I chose to be normal and free.
Not bound by the duties my father forced on me.

The sinfully gorgeous god-like man staring at me in the club with the I’m-going-to-devour-you smile was who I picked to be normal and free with.

It didn’t matter that he looked like the kind of villain I should run from.

Mercilessly, he claimed my virtue.
And something I never knew existed until him.

That was supposed to be it.
One night. One time. One fantasy.

At sunrise, we’d go our separate ways.

Except, I never knew my one-night stand would turn out to be my father’s new bodyguard.
Or… that he isn’t who he says he is.

Not only does Lukiyan Romanechka have dark secrets and a separate agenda that’s about to fuel a war, but there’s also something else he wants.
Me…

Like Hades he wants to steal me away from the light and take me to his dark world.

And I just might let him.

Deadly Games is a dark mafia romance inspired by Hades & Persephone’s story. It contains dubious situations, mature content, and graphic violence some readers might find offensive and/or triggering.

This is a complete STANDALONE.

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About Faith
Faith Summers is the Dark Contemporary Romance pen name of USA Today Bestselling Author, Khardine Gray.
Warning !! Expect wild romance stories of the scorching hot variety with the kind of alpha male bad boys best reserved for your fantasies.

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Review – Reckless Dynasty by Tracy Lorraine

Reckless Dynasty (Knight's Ridge Empire Book 9) by [Tracy  Lorraine]

Reckless Dynasty; Knight’s Ridge Empire #9
(#3 within a trilogy, #9 within a series)

Publication Date: June 2, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/Mafia/Bully/New Adult/Dark Romance

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Soooo super steamy and the action and emotions just keep on coming, Joby is my absolute favorite couple yet!! YES, I’ve totally shipped the name 🙂

Toby and Jodie rekindling is the stuff of my filthy dreams. Hot, passionate, and completely insatiable for one another, oh yeah, it’s my fantasy alright. In between a lot of hot make out sessions, there are still a few bumps along the way, but overall, these two falling in love melts my heart. Toby and Jodie have come through a lot together, but nothing says a lasting relationship better than surviving what they already have and let me mention Toby again, because he has been everything I’d ever hoped for. Sweet, nice and completely dirty in the sheets. Seriously, that boy is perfect and I’m so happy that he and Jodie finally found their HEA.

What a phenomenal trilogy and Joby is topping as one of my all time favorite Lorraine couples. Trilogy after trilogy this entire series just keeps giving me perfection so I’m really excited for the next one because each couple just keeps getting better and better.

Reckless Dynasty is not a standalone as this is the third book in the trilogy and picks up right after Reckless Princess. It’s a sinful treat.

Synopsis:
USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

My life has been full of half-truths tangled in lies—I’d been to hell and back more times than I could count.

But nothing could have prepared me for the fear in her voice, and then the sight of that building going up in flames.

After the way I treated her, the way I hurt her, I’d earned that pain back tenfold. I deserved to lose the only bit of light in my dark, twisted life.

Neither of us have survived the suffering only to have it end this way and I refuse to believe that our time is done. It can’t be. Because she was made for me—the only good thing that came out of my past.

And the first chance I get, I’m going to make sure she knows exactly what she means to me.

No more lies.
No more pretending.
Just the raw, honest truth.

I can’t live without her and I’ll spend the rest of my life proving to her that she belongs with me.
That the life we were born into might have left us damaged, but it made us stronger.

And when she claims her rightful place amongst us, I’ll be by her side and together we will rule this reckless dynasty.

But first we have to survive…

Dear Reader,

Reckless Dynasty is the third, and final book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

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Review – Vengeance of a Mafia Queen by Siobhan Davis

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Vengeance of a Mafia Queen
(An interconnected standalone)

Publication Date: May 31, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Dark/Mafia/Suspense Romance

Author: Siobhan Davis

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Vengeance of a Mafia Queen starts off super steamy, then instantly turns super dark and the story never stops on this rollercoaster spectrum. It’s a mind blowing ride that hits all the emotions!

Catarina and Massimo are super angsty, hot, witty, full of tension and steam. This entire story is fast paced from beginning to end and I adored Massimo with his easy-go-lucky personality which fit to perfectly to Catarina’s high strung one. They balanced each other out while never breaking that ever growing chemistry.

Catarina is focused, smart, sharp, and always five steps ahead of what she wants to achieve. That is until Massimo steps into her life. He throws her off like no one has in her entire life. She is juggling a lot of balls and she can’t allow something like  – feelings – to mess up her ultimate goal.

From the beginning, Massimo is all in and Catarina is the woman he wants. Catarina just isn’t on same page with wanting him back. Their relationship is kind of adorable because of this dynamic where he’s totally obsessed with her and she’s stoic and fighting him at every turn. It’s really easy to fall in love with Massimo – who knew a made man could be so sweetly-likeable?

While there are some dark topics, after all this is a dark, mafia book, it’s all relevant to the main theme of the story. What I love is that Catarina takes no prisoners and doesn’t back down just because she’s a woman working in a very male dominated world. She doesn’t apologize for her methods, nor does she allow men to pick up slack because she’s female. I loved her strong character.

On the flip side, I adored Massimo and his willingness to concede to Catarina, knowing how strong she is, but also to take control when she clearly needed the down time. He could read her better than she could read herself sometimes. He’s totally obsessed with her take-charge personality, which is perfect so I’ll say it again, they are a really great match.

Vengeance of a Mafia Queen is delicious on every level. It takes place in the Mazzone mafia world and while reading those books would enhance this books reading experience, it’s not necessary to read them prior to this book as it can be read as a complete standalone.

Synopsis:
Falling for the enemy was never part of my plan…

Losing my innocence at thirteen, in the most brutal way, changed me. My kidnapper stole my childhood and tried to break me. The knowledge my father orchestrated the entire situation hardened my heart, and instead of grieving his death, I celebrated it.

One down. Many more to go.

My burning need for revenge has only grown over the years, keeping me focused on my goals and enabling my rise to power.

Made men are weak. A pretty face and the promise of a good time easily distracts them.

Now, I’m in charge.

Men bow before me.

Except for him—the brother of my abductor. Massimo fights me every step of the way, but I’m not about to let the explosive chemistry between us deter me from my chosen path. His family is my enemy. He is my enemy, even if he doesn’t know it yet.

I won’t stop until all those who wronged me are punished.

By the time they realize I’m coming, it will be too late.

They tried to take everything from me.

But where they failed, I will succeed.

Unless he becomes my weakness.

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Blog Tour – Sexy Beast by Rachel Jonas and Nikki Thorne

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Ricky Ruiz—ruthless kingpin, reclusive heir, the one man I can’t seem to outrun.

Rumors buzz when a pic of me buying a pregnancy test goes viral. This wouldn’t be such a big deal if, roughly one month ago, I wasn’t also spotted with the new top-dog of Cypress Pointe’s most notorious crime family.

The same crime family my father dedicated his entire law enforcement career trying to bring to their knees.

Ricky inherited the money, the houses, the cars, but he also inherited the danger. He sleeps with one eye open and one finger on the trigger. So, when my name starts popping up alongside his on social media, the beast awakens, convinced there’s now a target on my back, too.

He’s not big on patience or subtlety, which I realize when I come home to find him waiting in a dark corner of my apartment, in no mood for a debate. He’s on a mission to collect what he believes is his.

Me.

My father warned me about the Ruiz family. If I’d listened, I might not be locked in a room inside Ricky’s home, I’d still have the job he decided to quit for me, and I’d still have my freedom.

I have no plans to be Ricky’s caged bird. Not even with an army of street soldiers at his disposal. He’d beg to differ. According to him, it’s just a matter of time before I give in and admit what he claims to have known from the beginning.

That I’m already his.

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Trigger Warning: Ricky lives up to his reputation, so if you’re sensitive to excessive, explicit violence, you might want to pass this one up. There are also situations that may be triggering for those who have experienced pregnancy-related trauma. Reader discretion is advised.

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New Release – Sexy Beast by Rachel Jonas and Nikki Thorne

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BLURB

Ricky Ruiz—ruthless kingpin, reclusive heir, the one man I can’t seem to outrun.

Rumors buzz when a pic of me buying a pregnancy test goes viral. This wouldn’t be such a big deal if, roughly one month ago, I wasn’t also spotted with the new top-dog of Cypress Pointe’s most notorious crime family.

The same crime family my father dedicated his entire law enforcement career trying to bring to their knees.

Ricky inherited the money, the houses, the cars, but he also inherited the danger. He sleeps with one eye open and one finger on the trigger. So, when my name starts popping up alongside his on social media, the beast awakens, convinced there’s now a target on my back, too.

He’s not big on patience or subtlety, which I realize when I come home to find him waiting in a dark corner of my apartment, in no mood for a debate. He’s on a mission to collect what he believes is his.

Me.

My father warned me about the Ruiz family. If I’d listened, I might not be locked in a room inside Ricky’s home, I’d still have the job he decided to quit for me, and I’d still have my freedom.

I have no plans to be Ricky’s caged bird. Not even with an army of street soldiers at his disposal. He’d beg to differ. According to him, it’s just a matter of time before I give in and admit what he claims to have known from the beginning.

That I’m already his.

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Trigger Warning: Ricky lives up to his reputation, so if you’re sensitive to excessive, explicit violence, you might want to pass this one up. There are also situations that may be triggering for those who have experienced pregnancy-related trauma. Reader discretion is advised.

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NEVER HIS GIRL (Book Two) : https://books2read.com/u/4ApkNJ

FOREVER GOLDEN (Book Three): https://books2read.com/u/bOy1KK

PRETTY BOY D (Book Four): https://books2read.com/u/mlAZNB

MR. SILVER (Book Five): https://books2read.com/u/3Jpx9P

SEXY BEAST (Book Six): https://books2read.com/u/bo8r1R

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Review – Sexy Beast by Rachel Jonas and Nikki Thorne

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Sexy Beast; Kings of Cypress Pointe #6
(An interconnected standalone within a series)

Publication Date: May 20, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Mafia/Secret Baby Romance

Author: Rachel Jonas and Nikki Thorne

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Step back into Cypress Pointe with #SeXyBeAsT and his Beauty. I was sad to finish this book, but it was a fantastic way to end the Kings of Cypress Pointe reign!!

Ricky is protective, loyal, a bit obsessive, with a dash of crazy, and these are all great traits for running his empire, but when Dez is confronted by him after her picture goes viral after buying a pregnancy test, she isn’t enjoying some of those traits. At least not at first. Could this beauty actually fall for the beast?

Ricky is fiercely loyal to family. It’s the one trait that has led him to where he is now and the current path to Dez. Living the dangerous life he leads Ricky didn’t think he’d actually have the chance to become a father, so when he finds out his one night with Dez makes that impossible dream possible, he isn’t about to chance letting Dez out of his sight. He lives in a dangerous world and if he could he’d wrap her in a bubble wrap until his child is born and then possibly put the both of them in it afterwards. Ricky is much more smexy god than beast, at least around Dez, but she does struggle morality wise when coming to terms with who the baby daddy is.

While their love story isn’t a typical fairytale, full of champagne and roses…it’s more like murder, guns, and the mafia, but everyone falls in love under different circumstances, am I right? But seriously, Ricky is such a dichotomy of a man and I loved him for it. Ruthless and a true mafia king when he needs to be, but completely opposite when he’s with Dez where he’s sweet and gentle which made him totally swoony. Does he play on the right side of morality…well there is always another side to every dark tale, just ask Dez.

Lastly, yes, there are cameos from past Cypress Pointe characters, of course Pandora doesn’t let anyone rest, but could her days be coming to an end?? Messing with the mafia, Pandora is pushing buttons she may not want to push. I mean Ricky is no longer a kid chasing after his ex-girlfriend, but now a hot, hot baby daddy. Yum.

Synopsis:
Ricky Ruiz—ruthless kingpin, reclusive heir, the one man I can’t seem to outrun.

Rumors buzz when a pic of me buying a pregnancy test goes viral. This wouldn’t be such a big deal if, roughly one month ago, I wasn’t also spotted with the new top-dog of Cypress Pointe’s most notorious crime family.

The same crime family my father dedicated his entire law enforcement career trying to bring to their knees.

Ricky inherited the money, the houses, the cars, but he also inherited the danger. He sleeps with one eye open and one finger on the trigger. So, when my name starts popping up alongside his on social media, the beast awakens, convinced there’s now a target on my back, too.

He’s not big on patience or subtlety, which I realize when I come home to find him waiting in a dark corner of my apartment, in no mood for a debate. He’s on a mission to collect what he believes is his.

Me.

My father warned me about the Ruiz family. If I’d listened, I might not be locked in a room inside Ricky’s home, I’d still have the job he decided to quit for me, and I’d still have my freedom.

I have no plans to be Ricky’s caged bird. Not even with an army of street soldiers at his disposal. He’d beg to differ. According to him, it’s just a matter of time before I give in and admit what he claims to have known from the beginning.

That I’m already his.
*
Trigger Warning: Ricky lives up to his reputation, so if you’re sensitive to excessive, explicit violence, you might want to pass this one up. There are also situations that may be triggering for those who have experienced pregnancy-related trauma. Reader discretion is advised.
*
SEXY BEAST is a full-length standalone novel (95k+ words). This book can absolutely be read on its own, but for the sake of flow and clarity, you could start with THE GOLDEN BOYS (a bully romance trilogy within this series).

Are you into hot romances with alpha-male crime bosses? Then, you’ll love getting to know Ricky Ruiz.
Due to adult themes and sexual situations, this one’s only for the 18+ crowd.

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Blog Tour – RUTHLESS KINGDOM by Beecca Steele and C. Lymari

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𝗥𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗱𝗼𝗺, the final book in the Boneyard Kings trilogy from Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Becca Steele and author C. Lymari is LIVE!

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Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. 

There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us. 

They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength. 

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.

The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.

Who will be the one to call checkmate?

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ABOUT BECCA STEELE

Becca Steele is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of M/F and M/M romance. She currently lives in the south of England with her husband, two kids, and a whole horde of characters that reside inside her head.

When she’s not writing, you can find her reading or watching Netflix, usually with a glass of wine in hand. Failing that, she’ll be online hunting for memes, or wasting time making her 500th Spotify playlist.

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ABOUT C. LYMARI

Claudia lives in the Chicagoland suburbs, and when she’s not busy chasing after her adorable little spawn, she’s fighting with the characters in her head. After not being able to keep up with them, she decided enough was enough and wrote her first novel. C. Lymari writes both sweet and dark romances that will give you all the feels. Her other talents include binge-watching shows on Netflix and eating all kinds of chips.

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New Release – RUTHLESS KINGDOM by Beecca Steele and C. Lymari

🖤💀  𝗛𝗢𝗧 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗥𝗘𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 💀 🖤

𝗥𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗱𝗼𝗺, the final book in the Boneyard Kings trilogy from Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Becca Steele and author C. Lymari is LIVE!

#1-click today!

BLURB

Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. 

There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us. 

They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength. 

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.

The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.

Who will be the one to call checkmate?

PURCHASE LINK

Amazon Universal:  https://mybook.to/boneyardkings3

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3iqwqCs

Catch up with the trilogy:

🖤💀 Merciless Kings – Amazon Universal: http://mybook.to/boneyardkings1

🖤💀 Vicious Queen – Amazon Universal: https://mybook.to/boneyardkings2

ABOUT BECCA STEELE

Becca Steele is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of M/F and M/M romance. She currently lives in the south of England with her husband, two kids, and a whole horde of characters that reside inside her head.

When she’s not writing, you can find her reading or watching Netflix, usually with a glass of wine in hand. Failing that, she’ll be online hunting for memes, or wasting time making her 500th Spotify playlist.

BECCA STEELE LINKS

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ABOUT C. LYMARI

Claudia lives in the Chicagoland suburbs, and when she’s not busy chasing after her adorable little spawn, she’s fighting with the characters in her head. After not being able to keep up with them, she decided enough was enough and wrote her first novel. C. Lymari writes both sweet and dark romances that will give you all the feels. Her other talents include binge-watching shows on Netflix and eating all kinds of chips.

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Review – Ruthless Kingdom by Becca Steele and C. Lymari

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Ruthless Kingdom; Boneyard Kings #3
(#3 within a series)

Publication Date: May 13, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/New Adult/Dark/Reverse Harem/Secret Society/Bully Romance

Author: Becca Steele and C. Lymari

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

I loved everything about this dark story, it contained steam, mystery, brotherhood, and so much more.

Picking up right where the big cliffhanger left me biting my nails, Ruthless Kingdom takes off running. Major players in the poison filled city are finally unmasked as pieces click into place of a major conspiracy.

Saint, Mateo, Callum, and Everly’s bond gets stronger than ever as they work to bring down the darkness that has engulfed the city and their own personal lives.

I loved how everything pieced together and played out while they strengthened their relationship. No stone was left unturned and I was extremely satisfied with the way this trilogy ended.

While Cal and Mateo seemed to soften as the story went along, the more I thought about it, I think we got to know more of their true selves. As Everly uncovered more about them, the hard men they displayed to everyone else was just a mask that they eventually took off just for her.

Now, Saint is an entirely different matter. He’s a goofball and that never changes, but his personality of self destruction dies down once he begins to care for Everly. His comic relief is the perfect mix for this dark tale and I adore Saint for keeping true to himself along with always wearing his huge heart on his sleeve.

The four really connected when they let go of their hurt, grief, anger, and sadness. Everything they needed was with each other, allowing them to move forward and truly begin their future together.

Synopsis:
The conclusion to the Boneyard Kings trilogy…

Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us.
They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength.

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.
The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.
Who will be the one to call checkmate?

Ruthless Kingdom is a reverse harem romance with mature themes. This is book three in the Boneyard Kings series, and cannot be read as a standalone.

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Blog Tour – Reckless Princess by Tracy Lorraine

Release Date: May 5

The moment I discovered his lie, everything I thought I knew about him was destroyed in an instant.

I thought I knew pain.

I thought I knew grief.

I knew nothing.

And nothing could compare to the moment Toby ripped my heart right out of my chest. Confirming all my worst fears.

Shattering the very foundation my life has been built on.

It was all an act.

A sick and twisted game.

He’s nothing more than a monster.

Deception is his weapon.

And now I’m his victim.

Rock bottom is a familiar place, and once again I’m trying to drag myself out of the pits of despair.

But fate is an evil master, and before long I find myself with no other place to turn… but him.

He might be cruel.

Reckless.

Dangerous.

But I also know that he’ll do anything to right his wrongs.

Despite my tattered heart, and my better judgment, I know he’s still trying to prove to me that he’s not all bad. That the sweet guy I fell so hard for really does exists.

But will it be enough?

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Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

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New Release – Reckless Princess by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: May 5

The moment I discovered his lie, everything I thought I knew about him was destroyed in an instant. 

 

I thought I knew pain. 

I thought I knew grief. 

I knew nothing. 

 

And nothing could compare to the moment Toby ripped my heart right out of my chest. Confirming all my worst fears. 

Shattering the very foundation my life has been built on. 

 

It was all an act. 

A sick and twisted game. 

He’s nothing more than a monster. 

Deception is his weapon. 

And now I’m his victim. 

 

Rock bottom is a familiar place, and once again I’m trying to drag myself out of the pits of despair.

But fate is an evil master, and before long I find myself with no other place to turn… but him. 

 

He might be cruel. 

Reckless. 

Dangerous. 

But I also know that he’ll do anything to right his wrongs. 

 

Despite my tattered heart, and my better judgment, I know he’s still trying to prove to me that he’s not all bad. That the sweet guy I fell so hard for really does exists.

 

But will it be enough?

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Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

 

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Blog Tour – Brutal Vows by J.T. Geissinger

An Irish mobster with a brutal grudge.
An Italian mafia princess with a dark secret.

Brutal Vows, an all-new steamy and powerful dark enemies-to-lovers mafia standalone romance from international bestselling author J.T. Gessinger is available now!

An Irish mobster with a brutal grudge.
An Italian mafia princess with a dark secret.

Two enemy empires joined in sacred marriage vows.

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Excerpt

2
Spider
I get only a glimpse of the woman in the window before the curtains fall back into place and she disappears, but the image of her is seared onto my retinas.
Dark hair, red lips, olive skin.
A black, low-cut dress.
Acres of cleavage.
And eyes that glittered silver in the afternoon sun like the flash of coins at the bottom of a wishing well.
She can’t be Liliana, the lass I’m here to meet. I’ve seen pictures of her. She has a sweet, innocent face. A shy, lovely smile.
The woman in the window looks like she’d only smile if she were slitting your throat.
Mindful of the armed guards, I say in Gaelic to Kieran, “I thought the lass’s mother died?”
Standing beside me, he follows my gaze and looks up at the blank window.
“Aye. Why?”
“Who else lives here?”
He shrugs. “Dunno. From the size of the bloody place, probably a thousand people.”
She’s not a servant, that much I know. There wasn’t a hint of servitude in those flashing eyes.
She looked more like a warlord about to lead an army of soldiers into battle.
“This way,” says the guard nearest to me. He nods toward an arched opening in the brick wall that leads from the circular driveway into an interior courtyard.
Dismissing the thought of the mystery woman, I button my suit jacket and follow behind the guard as he leads Kieran and me away from the car. The other guard walks behind us. We’re led through the lushly landscaped courtyard to a set of enormous carved oak doors, flanked on either side by towering marble columns.
The main house looms over us, three sprawling stories of beige limestone with elaborate balustrades and scrolled iron balconies, topped by a line of Roman centurion statues gazing down at us from a ledge on the red-tiled roof.
Inside the main foyer, the décor becomes even more ostentatious.
Naked cherubs frolic with hairy satyrs and woodland nymphs in colorful frescoes on the walls. Instead of one drop-crystal chandelier overhead, there are three. The floor is black marble, the carved mahogany furniture is edged in gilt, and my eyes are starting to water from the kaleidoscope glare of stained-glass windows.
Under his breath, Kieran says, “Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. Looks like Liberace hurled his lunch all over the bloody place.”
He’s right. It’s fucking awful.
I have to force myself not to turn around and walk out.
“Ah, Mr. Quinn!”
I turn to my right. A man approaches with his hands spread open in greeting.
He’s fit, of average height, and somewhere around forty. His dark hair is slicked back with pomade. Wearing a navy blue pinstripe suit I can tell is custom made, a powder blue tie with a diamond tie pin, a chunky diamond watch, and a gold pinky ring on each hand, he oozes wealth, privilege, and power.
His cologne reaches me before he does.
His smile is blinding.
I hate him on sight.
“Mr. Caruso, I presume.”
He grabs one of my hands in both of his and pumps it up and down like he’s a political candidate campaigning for my vote.
“It’s a pleasure to finally meet you. Welcome to my home.”
“Thank you. It’s a pleasure to meet you as well.”
He hasn’t stopped grinning or shaking my hand.
Ten more seconds of this shite, and I’ll break those Chiclet teeth of his.
“This is my associate, Mr. Byrne.” I extract my hand from Caruso’s death grip and gesture to Kieran, who inclines his head respectfully.
“Sir.”
“Mr. Byrne, welcome. And please, both of you, call me Gianni. I prefer if we’re all on a first name basis, don’t you?”
I’d rather blind myself with acid, you wanker.
Kieran politely offers his name. I offer nothing. There’s an awkward pause while Caruso waits, but he gets the hint and suggests we retire to his study to speak in private.
After what feels like a death march through miles of echoing corridors, we arrive at the study. It’s probably larger than the law library at Notre Dame. We sit across from Caruso in a pair of leather chairs so uncomfortable, they had to be designed by sadists.
I haven’t been here ten minutes, and I’m already regretting the fuck out of this.
Until she walks in the door.
Dark hair, red lips, olive skin.
A black, low-cut dress.
Acres of cleavage.
Not only cleavage, but long legs and an hourglass figure that would make any man stupid with lust.
If he wasn’t too busy being turned to stone by the ice in her eyes, that is. I’ve never seen an attractive serial killer, but I bet this is exactly what she’d look like.

About J.T. Geissinger
J.T. Geissinger is a #1 internationally bestselling author of twenty-seven novels. Ranging from funny, feisty rom coms to intense, edgy suspense, her books have sold over five million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages.
She is a three-time nominee in both contemporary and paranormal romance for the RITA® Award, the highest distinction in romance fiction from the Romance Writers of America®. She is also a recipient of the Prism Award for Best First Book and the Golden Quill Award for Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy.
She’s a Southern California native currently living in Nevada with her husband and rescue kitty, Zoe.

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Cover Reveal – Vicious Kingdom by Becca Steele and C. Lymari

🖤💀 ℍ𝕠𝕥 ℂ𝕠𝕧𝕖𝕣 ℝ𝕖𝕧𝕖𝕒𝕝 💀 🖤

𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝗝𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗨𝗦𝗔 𝗧𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿 𝗕𝗲𝗰𝗰𝗮 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗲𝗹𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿 𝗖. 𝗟𝘆𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗶 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘀 𝗩𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗼𝘂𝘀 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗱𝗼𝗺, 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗯𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗕𝗼𝗻𝗲𝘆𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗹𝗼𝗴𝘆!

#𝗣𝗿𝗲-𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!

BOOK BLURB

BLURB

Bad things happened in threes, but they turned out to be a blessing in disguise. 

There was no escape from the Boneyard Kings, but now we’re on the same side.

Our enemies came, but we didn’t let them break us. 

They thought they could take us down, but they underestimated our strength. 

Now, three rivals stand against three kings and their queen, and they’re about to see just how ruthless our kingdom can be.

The game of chess is in play, and only one side can claim victory.

Who will be the one to call checkmate?

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Becca Steele is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of M/F and M/M romance. She currently lives in the south of England with her husband, two kids, and a whole horde of characters that reside inside her head.

When she’s not writing, you can find her reading or watching Netflix, usually with a glass of wine in hand. Failing that, she’ll be online hunting for memes, or wasting time making her 500th Spotify playlist.

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Claudia lives in the Chicagoland suburbs, and when she’s not busy chasing after her adorable little spawn, she’s fighting with the characters in her head. After not being able to keep up with them, she decided enough was enough and wrote her first novel. C. Lymari writes both sweet and dark romances that will give you all the feels. Her other talents include binge-watching shows on Netflix and eating all kinds of chips.

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Cover Reveal – Sexy Beast by Rachel Jonas and Nikki Thorne

💕🖤 ℍ𝕠𝕥 ℂ𝕠𝕧𝕖𝕣 ℝ𝕖𝕧𝕖𝕒𝕝 🖤💕

𝐒𝐞𝐱𝐲 𝐁𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐭 by Rachel Jonas & Nikki Thorne is coming May 20th!  Don’t miss this enemies to lovers, mafia pregnancy Romance!

#Pre-order today!

BLURB

Ricky Ruiz—ruthless kingpin, reclusive heir, the one man I can’t seem to outrun.

Rumors buzz when a pic of me buying a pregnancy test goes viral. This wouldn’t be such a big deal if, roughly one month ago, I wasn’t also spotted with the new top-dog of Cypress Pointe’s most notorious crime family.

The same crime family my father dedicated his entire law enforcement career trying to bring to their knees.

Ricky inherited the money, the houses, the cars, but he also inherited the danger. He sleeps with one eye open and one finger on the trigger. So, when my name starts popping up alongside his on social media, the beast awakens, convinced there’s now a target on my back, too.

He’s not big on patience or subtlety, which I realize when I come home to find him waiting in a dark corner of my apartment, in no mood for a debate. He’s on a mission to collect what he believes is his.

Me.

My father warned me about the Ruiz family. If I’d listened, I might not be locked in a room inside Ricky’s home, I’d still have the job he decided to quit for me, and I’d still have my freedom.

I have no plans to be Ricky’s caged bird. Not even with an army of street soldiers at his disposal. He’d beg to differ. According to him, it’s just a matter of time before I give in and admit what he claims to have known from the beginning.

That I’m already his.

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Trigger Warning: Ricky lives up to his reputation, so if you’re sensitive to excessive, explicit violence, you might want to pass this one up. There are also situations that may be triggering for those who have experienced pregnancy-related trauma. Reader discretion is advised.

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New Release – Brutal Vows by J.T. Geissinger

Two enemy empires joined in sacred marriage vows.
Let the hating games begin.

Brutal Vows, an all-new intense and sizzling dark enemies-to-lovers standalone romance from international bestselling author J.T. Gessinger is live now!

An Irish mobster with a brutal grudge.
An Italian mafia princess with a dark secret.

Two enemy empires joined in sacred marriage vows.

Let the hating games begin.

Grab your copy today or read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!
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About J.T. Geissinger
J.T. Geissinger is a #1 internationally bestselling author of twenty-seven novels. Ranging from funny, feisty rom coms to intense, edgy suspense, her books have sold over five million copies and been translated into more than a dozen languages.
She is a three-time nominee in both contemporary and paranormal romance for the RITA® Award, the highest distinction in romance fiction from the Romance Writers of America®. She is also a recipient of the Prism Award for Best First Book and the Golden Quill Award for Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy.
She’s a Southern California native currently living in Nevada with her husband and rescue kitty, Zoe.

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Review – Reckless Princess by Tracy Lorraine

Reckless Princess; Knights Ridge Empire #8
(#2 within a trilogy, and #8 within a series)

Publication Date: May 5, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Trilogy/New Adult/Bully/Mafia/Dark Romance

Author: Tracy Lorraine

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:
Toby really hates being coined as the nice guy, but….sigh…the way he is with Jodie is amazing. Sweet, protective, super alpha hot, but yeah, he’s also kinda of nice and there is nothing wrong with that because I adore Toby.

On the flip side, Toby is also a bad boy, he grew up in the mafia after all. His monster is the side he struggles with, not that it isn’t instinctual at this point in his life, but his monster has hurt the girl he’s come to care for and he doesn’t know how to win her back.

Jodie is hurt, she’s broken, and she’s more confused than ever. She was totally falling for Toby, but he ripped her heart out. However, once she’s had a moment to think and truths come to light, can she forgive the monster and be with the man she was falling for.

This book has ups and downs, sweet moments, steamy moments, and everything in between. Tracy continues to make characters I fall for, that top each other, and Toby and Jodie are sitting pretty in the number one spot.

Toby is the best of both worlds, completely sweet with a dark side that is possessive and a bit stalkerish. A total package. It’s no wonder he took over as my favorite Knight.

Reckless Princess ends on an emotional cliffhanger and I can hardly wait to find out what happens next.

Synopsis:

USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Lorraine brings you the next installment of her dark mafia, high school bully romance story set in the Knight’s Ridge Empire world.

I thought I knew pain.

I thought I’d experienced grief and loss.

But nothing could compare to the moment Toby reached into my chest and ripped my heart out. Shattering the very foundations my life has been built on.

Everything I thought I knew about him was destroyed in an instant. Confirming all my worst fears.

The man he’s shown himself to be has been an act.

A deception.

A sick and twisted game.

He’s nothing more than a monster.

I’m at rock bottom once again, trying to drag myself out of the pit of despair.

But fate is an evil master, and before long I find myself with no other place to turn but him.

He might be cruel.

Reckless.

Dangerous.

But I also know that he’ll do anything to right his wrongs.

Because despite my tattered heart, he’s still trying to prove to me that he’s not all bad. That the sweet guy I fell so hard for really exists.

But will it be enough?

Dear Reader,
Reckless Princess is the second book in the Reckless trilogy in my Knight’s Ridge Empire series.

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Review – Temptation by L.K. Reid

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Temptation; Secrets of Winworth #2 
(#2 within a series)

Publication Date: April 20, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Antihero/MMF/Intrigue/New Adult/Secret Society/Forbidden/Dark Romance

Author: L.K. Reid

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

A twisted, dark, monstrous story that completely blew my mind!

What a lusty, dark tale this was. Skyler is torn between two men, a man she’s known her entire life, a man she now knows is a monster, but how does she separate the man from the monster?

AND

A man who came to town, made her fall for him, only to find out she’s been used as a pawn in his own wicked games, but tell that to her traitorous heart.

The two men also have demons whispering in their ears and it’s delicious and wonderful and who knew these two guys would be so smoking hot, especially when they both love Skyler so very much. (fanning myself)

This book is still full of Winworth secrets, but it focuses more on the three main characters; Skyler, Dylan, and Asher and their evolving relationship. I loved delving deeper into how they came to this dark point in their current lives and how they move forward as a tortured triangle.

Why tortured? Well, try growing up with all the secrets and lies like these three did, each with different monsters whispering in their ears. Think of Winworth like living on a giant chessboard, each of them a pawn being moved around, but instead of finally being moved by someone else, their circumstances brought them all together and they are finally taking back control.

Temptation is super dark, which has been a central theme since the beginning of this series, but this story delves into a complicated relationship revolving around three people. Three monsters who have an extra layer of want and need rolling between them with an ever evolving plot and showing that even monsters need love.

There will be no spilling secrets from my lips, as a lot comes out in this book and there is still more to come. I’m excited for more darkness and what Reid will bring as this plot continues to unfold.

Synopsis:

Violent dreams, and shattered souls
Beautiful demons without remorse

A cold heart and a vicious touch
Who is a monster, and who is not?

Lies.
Secrets.
Tragedies.

Skylar thought she had seen it all—monsters with pretty faces, friends with terrible secrets and lives filled with beautiful lies.
But she was wrong.

In Winworth, nothing was as it seemed.

Not The Order ruling over the sleepy little town she grew up in.
Not the wicked strangers that began pouring into Winworth out of nowhere.
And certainly not the people she thought she knew.

As the masks started falling, she could now see the true depravity crawling through the streets.

Torn between the two worlds—between the two men—she had to decide.
Was she going to cling to the past, or run for the future?

Or was she going to let monsters decide her destiny?

TEMPTATION is Book Two in the Secrets of Winworth series, dealing with dark themes that might not be suitable for all readers. It is recommended only for readers above the age of 18.

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Review – Brutal Vows by J.T. Geissinger

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Brutal Vows; Queens and Monsters #4 
(A standalone within a series)

Publication Date: April 28, 2022

Genre/Tropes: Enemies-to-Lovers/Arranged Marriage/Mafia Romance

Author: J.T. Geissinger

Review Rating: 5 Gold Stars

Review/Synopsis:

Review:

An enemies-to-lovers story with the best verbal sparring EVER and a wicked, hot chemistry that boils to an incensinerary inferno! I continue to love everything about this witty and blazing hot series.

The Irish Mob and the Italian Mafia are looking to merge and what better way to do it than the age old method of marriage. Spider Quinn is second in command in the Irish Mob and willing to step up to the plate of an arranged marriage. He’s not looking for love, actually the less he’s attracted to the woman the better. He doesn’t need the distraction of love and the messiness of feelings to get in the way of his job or his life, but when he goes to meet his betrothed, he doesn’t count on the very hot, very mouthy, very perfect woman of his dreams – Reyna, the aunt of his future wife stirring something to life. As much as he tries to ignore her, he can’t seem to look away.

While these two never cross lines during any pending marriage moments, it’s hot and intense anytime they are in one another’s vicinity. Aside from Spider being highly unavailable, because he’s engaged to her niece, Reyna has promised never to get involved with another man ever again. She was in abusive marriage and barely survived so Spider is forbidden on lots of levels. However, Spider ignites her desires, stirs her blood, and makes her want. Things she thought long dead, right alongside her husband’s corpse. She shouldn’t want her nieces’ future husband and she will do everything to push aside those longing feelings.

These two circle one another denying that they may also be each other’s perfect match. If only there weren’t so many obstacles in their way – fanning myself. Brutal Vows is hot, witty, and full of the perfect angst. Another great addition to Queens and Monsters series, but can be read as a complete standalone.

Synopsis:

An Irish mobster with a brutal grudge.
An Italian mafia princess with a dark secret.
Two enemy empires joined in sacred marriage vows.
Let the hating games begin.

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Cover Reveal – Vengeance of a Mafia Queen by Siobhan Davis

Falling for the enemy was never part of my plan…

Vengeance of a Mafia Queen, an all new dark enemies to lovers mafia romance from USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Siobhan Davis is coming May 31st and we have the first look at the stunning cover!

Losing my innocence at thirteen, in the most brutal way, changed me. My kidnapper stole my childhood and tried to break me. The knowledge my father orchestrated the entire situation hardened my heart, and instead of grieving his death, I celebrated it.
One down. Many more to go.
My burning need for revenge has only grown over the years, keeping me focused on my goals and enabling my rise to power.
Made men are weak. A pretty face and the promise of a good time easily distracts them.
Now, I’m in charge.
Men bow before me.
Except for him—the brother of my abductor. Massimo fights me every step of the way, but I’m not about to let the explosive chemistry between us deter me from my chosen path. His family is my enemy. He is my enemy, even if he doesn’t know it yet.
I won’t stop until all those who wronged me are punished.
By the time they realize I’m coming, it will be too late.
They tried to take everything from me.
But where they failed, I will succeed.
Unless he becomes my weakness.

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About Siobhan

Siobhan Davis is a USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Amazon Top 10 bestselling romance author. Siobhan writes emotionally intense stories with swoon-worthy romance, complex characters, and tons of unexpected plot twists and turns that will have you flipping the pages beyond bedtime! She has sold over 1.5 million books and her titles are translated into several languages.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Siobhan forged a successful corporate career in human resource management.

She lives in the Garden County of Ireland with her husband and two sons.

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Blog Tour- Reckless Knight by Tracy Lorraine

 Release Date: April 7

The moment I discovered the dark truth, it descended on my life and threatened to swallow me whole. 

 

It tore at my soul, piece by piece. But I refused to go down alone. 

 

My need for vengeance pours out like a gaping wound… directed at the man I thought was my father. The one who trained me to become the monster I am. 

 

I will not rest until he’s hurt the way he’s made us hurt. 

I will not stop until he’s bled like those I love. 

Until he’s paid the price, I’ll never truly be free. 

An eye for an eye— he once told me. 

And I’ve found the perfect target. 

 

Someone he thought he could keep safe. Tucked away from the depraved world I barely survived. 

 

But I’ve found her. 

The innocent pawn in my twisted game. 

The seductive demon who’s going to help settle the score once and for all. 

 

All’s fair in love and war… checkmate. 

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Meet Tracy Lorraine

 

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author.

Tracy has recently-ish turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle, Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up. Molly and Ryan were born and the rest is history, as they say!

 

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