BOOK REVIEW – A Very Crimson Christmas – Michelle Major

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4 STARS!

A sweet second-chance at love!  Enjoyable characters that really have you pulling for them to forgive each other and see what they could have if they would open their hearts to the future.

Liam Donovan has returned to Crimson, CO to visit his childhood nanny Ruth Keller.  He finds out that his high school love, Natalie Holt is Ruth’s live-in nurse, along with her 9 year old son, Austin.

Natalie let fear of the unknown ruin her future with Liam all those years ago.  Now she’s got a no-good ex-husband who’s only good quality was giving her the son she adores.

Will Liam convince Natalie to give them another chance?  And when he learns her secrets, will he still want that future with her?

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BOOK REVIEW – Persuasion – Violetta Rand

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5 STARS!

My first foray into the Motorcycle Club novel explosion.  I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I did get on the Sons of Anarchy bandwagon, so I recognized a lot of the terminology.  I really enjoyed it!  Lang is HOT!  Lily is a good girl, but can’t resist sexy, dirty-talking Lang.  I’m excited to read the next one!  Super sexy read!

Lang Anderson was born into, and lives and breathes the Sons of Odin Motorcycle Club.  Recent corruption has thrust him into the President position, and he’s hell bent to get to the bottom of who is breaking the laws of his club.  He’s had nothing but turmoil in his life in the last few months.  He’s struggling trying to raise his 3 little sisters, and doesn’t need any more distraction in his life right now.

Tell that to Lilliana Gallo who takes his breath away the first time he sees her in a bar.  When he has to step in to protect her from a couple of guys, he can’t resist inviting her to have a drink with him.  She’s new to town and can’t believe she’s attracted to such a bad boy.

Lily turns out to be the new high school guidance counselor assigned to help his older sister.  Once they are brought back into each other’s lives again, they stop fighting the attraction and decide to date.  Will Lily be able to live with his tough life and the things he won’t be able to tell her about?

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BLOG TOUR / BOOK REVIEW – Compromising Her Position – Samanthe Beck

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4 STARS!

A fun, sexy read that came at just the right time to get me into the Christmas spirit and wishing I could see a hot Santa like Rafe standing near a supply closet! 🙂

Chelsea Wayne has just finished a project that went well and is celebrating at the company Christmas party.  When Santa, who she thinks is her boyfriend Paul, walks by, she grabs him and ducks into a supply closet to “celebrate”!

Rafe St. Sebastian is at the party to announce the takeover of Las Ventanas into the St. Sebastian Luxury Resorts family  and lets some of his people talk him into arriving as Santa.  Imagine his surprise when he’s given the bonus of Chelsea wrapping her body around his in the closet!

Chelsea has lots of surprises that night, and winds up helping Rafe with some business at another location, where they decide to have fun while they work together.  Only when it’s time to walk away, neither of them wants to, but won’t speak up and tell the other how they feel.  Will they walk away instead of risking their pride?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

 

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Compromising Her Position
a Compromise Me Novel
By: Samanthe Beck
Releasing November 16, 2015
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A sexy category romance from Entangled’s Brazen imprint…

He’s not who she expected, but he’s exactly the man she needs…

When Chelsea Wayne drags Santa into a supply closet for a little office party nookie, she assumes the man in the suit is her on-again/off-again coworker boyfriend. Instead, it’s Rafe St. Sebastian, a man known for his hard-driving ways in business as well as the bedroom–and, kill her now, the brand spanking new owner of Las Ventanas–who grants her naughtiest Christmas wishes.

So much for her reputation, not to mention her career.

Rafe needs to close three acquisitions to prove to his father he’s ready to take the helm of St. Sebastian Enterprises. A hot interlude in a supply closet after deal number two seems like the perfect illicit Christmas bonus. Unfortunately, when that “bonus” becomes the key to the final deal, he finds himself back in bed–so to speak–with Chelsea, and after their steamy tryst, he’s not interested in keeping things professional

 

 Link to Follow Tour:  http://www.tastybooktours.com/2015/09/compromising-her-position-by-samanthe.html

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“There is nothing personal between us.”

“I beg to differ. In fact, I’m fairly certain I know your deepest, darkest secret.”

“I sincerely doubt that.”

He brought his mouth to her ear. “You knew I wasn’t Paul.”

“No.” The denial, though immediate, sounded slightly breathless, slightly desperate.

She had to have at least suspected, at some point. He refused to believe otherwise. “Not at first. But when I had you clinging to the tables, trembling so hard you could barely stand? You knew.”

“You-you’re delusional. If I’d realized you weren’t Paul, don’t you think I would have stopped you?”

“No. By the time you realized, you didn’t care.” The crowd around them erupted into a countdown.

Ten… He cupped her jaw in one hand…
Nine… and slid the other down her back. Then lower. Eight… “You didn’t care about anything except my tongue tracing the path of your thong”—he let his fingers do the honor now—“all the way down until I could taste your sweet, throbbing little—”

“I thought you were Paul!” Her wide eyes darted to his, pupils huge.

Five… “Remember how you used your body to beg for more? There’s no f-ing way you’ve ever begged like that for Paul Barrington. No f-ing way. I could have you begging again.”

Her breathing came in quick, shallow pants. The hands she’d rested lightly on his shoulders tightened, bunching his jacket in a white-knuckled grip. She shook her head. “Not going to happen.”

Three… He was risking getting his face slapped in the middle of a dance floor on New Year’s Eve, but he didn’t care. For some inexcusable reason, he needed to know she wanted him, not Barrington.

Two… He spread his palm over the perfect curve of her ass and hauled her against him, so she’d feel just how well he remembered every damn detail of their last meeting.

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“It’s not?” he challenged, and then crushed her lips under his.

Cheers of “Happy New Year” echoed around them over the strains of “Auld Lang Syne.” A flotilla of black and silver balloons sailed down from the ceiling. Guests laughed, and sang, and jostled them while he kissed her. Sparkly, star- shaped confetti rained over everyone and everything, and he kept right on kissing her. Her arms twined around his neck. Her lips parted. She flattened one hand against the back of his head and held on. When he bent her over his arm and swept his tongue into her soft, yielding mouth, she wrapped her leg around his hip. The heat of her body practically seared his thigh through his tuxedo pants.

He trapped her lower lip between his teeth and nibbled. There went his no biting promise, but her shuddery moan told him she didn’t mind.

The song ended. The house lights came up a few notches. He slowly drew her upright, and even more slowly relinquished her mouth. She stared up at him, dazed, her lips plumped from their kiss.

“You’re a terrible liar, Miss Wayne.”

Giving her a grin he hoped didn’t reveal how much the move cost him, he walked away.

 

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Samanthe

Author Info

Wine lover, sleep fanatic, and USA Today Bestselling Author of sexy contemporary romance novels, Samanthe Beck lives in Malibu, California, with her long-suffering but extremely adorable husband and their turbo-son, Hud. Throw in a furry ninja named Kitty and Bebe the trash talking Chihuahua and you get the whole, chaotic picture.

When not clinging to sanity by her fingernails or dreaming up fun, fan-your-cheeks sexy ways to get her characters to happily-ever-afters, she searches for the perfect cabernet to pair with Ambien.

Author Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads

Website:  http://www.samanthebeck.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/SamantheBeckWriter

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/SamantheBeck1

GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6943520.Samanthe_Beck

 

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RELEASE BLAST / BOOK REVIEW – Dirty Little Lies – Cassie Cross

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Dirty Little Lies
Dirty Little #2
By: Cassie Cross
Releasing December 1, 2015
Self-Published

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 Ben Williams is a billionaire CEO at the top of his game. He’s a handsome, eligible bachelor who could have any woman…except the one he wants. Marisa Blake is the love of his life, the one who got away. Ben is willing to do whatever it takes to win her back.

Marisa is a young entrepreneur whose family is falling apart. Her parents are involved in a well-publicized scandal, and both her and her sister’s names are being dragged through the mud. Just when she thinks things can’t get any worse, Ben shows up at her doorstep. He was her college boyfriend, and a serial cheater.

Great sex is the only thing they ever had in common, and Marisa is determined to keep things physical. Still, she finds herself falling for him. Again.

When a former classmate blackmails Marisa with information that will destroy what’s left of her family, Marisa is forced to make a decision: sacrifice Ben to protect her sister, or forsake her family to follow her heart?

It’s not long before Marisa gets caught up in some dirty little lies…

 

Link to Follow Tour:  http://www.tastybooktours.com/2015/10/dirty-little-lies-dirty-little-2-by.html

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27256394-dirty-little-lies-a-billionaire-romance

Goodreads Series Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26824676-dirty-little-secrets

 

Buy Links:  Amazon

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4 STARS!

I enjoyed seeing Mia and Caleb again that we met in Dirty Little Secrets, and being introduced to Ben & Marisa.  A nice second-chance romance!

Marisa Blake hasn’t seen Ben Williams in almost 5 years, when they broke up for the last time.  They met and dated in college and broke up and got back together a few times.  It was always about him cheating.  Finally Marisa had enough and walked away for good.

Ben is living a good life as a billionaire CEO of his own software company and could have any woman he wants, but he can’t forget “the one that got away”.

Ben stops by out of the blue to check on Marisa because of the huge scandal in the media about her parents.  She’s alone and needs a distraction, so she decides to use him for the best thing their relationship ever had … hot sex! … but isn’t going to allow him back into her heart again.

Can Ben convince her that he’s changed and he’s ready for the love that he feels for her this time?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

 

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Cassie Cross is a Maryland native and a romantic at heart, who lives outside of Baltimore with her two dogs and a closet full of shoes. Cassie’s fondness for swoon-worthy men and strong women are the inspiration for most of her stories, and when she’s not busy writing a book, you’ll probably find her eating takeout and indulging in her love of 80′s sitcoms.

 

Author Links:  Website | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads

Website:  http://www.cassiecross.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/cassiecrosswrites

Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/crosswrites

GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7535842.Cassie_Cross

 

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BLOG TOUR / REVIEW – Steal Me – Lauren Layne

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Steal Me
New York’s Finest #2
By: Lauren Layne
Releasing November 24, 2015
Forever

 

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 IN HOT PURSUIT

Being a cop might be in Anthony Moretti’s blood, but protecting and serving the city of New York has always been more than just the family business. If that means his love life stays locked up, well then that’s just another sacrifice made in the line of duty. That is, until he sets eyes on the gorgeous new waitress at The Darby Diner and suddenly Anthony’s morning coffee is leaving him a whole lot more hot and bothered than usual.

Though waitressing at The Darby isn’t exactly Maggie Walker’s dream job, it pays the bills and gives her time to work on her novel. Now if only she could stop fantasizing about gorgeous Anthony Moretti every time he sits down at her table, she’d really be in great shape. But when he needs her help identifying a criminal threatening The Darby—and Maggie recognizes her ex-husband—she fears her fresh start might be a pipe dream. Faster than a New York minute, Maggie and Anthony find themselves in one perilous pursuit that only gets hotter with each and every rule-breaking kiss.

 

Link to Follow Tour:  http://www.tastybooktours.com/2015/10/steal-me-new-yorks-finest-2-by-lauren.html

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25058352-steal-me

Goodreads Series Link: https://www.goodreads.com/series/142511-new-york-s-finest

 

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5 STARS!

It’s official … I want to be a Moretti!  This family cracks me up and makes me want to be a part of them.  A good ol’ Italian family made up of a retired cop, his wife, their 4 sons who are all cops, 1 daughter who’s an attorney and a mouthy grandmother hanging around to make things fun.  There’s laughter, love & loyalty in every interaction.

Oldest son, Anthony Moretti has just made Captain when he’s thrown a nightmare case.  They’ve got a thief who they have no clue how to catch terrorizing the city, and Anth is catching flack from all sides.

Maggie Walker is a waitress at the diner that the Moretti’s hang out in alot and they’ve sort of adopted her as one of their own … well … all except for Anthony the jerk.

When Maggie happens upon Anthony’s table when he’s working on the case and sees a picture of her ex-husband, she becomes the break in the case that Anth has been searching high and low for.  As he spends time with her to learn more info and get her help getting into her ex’s head, he finally has to stop being a jerk and admit he likes her.  Having been scarred in the past, will he be able to see a future for them or will he continue to hold her at arms length?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

 

 

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Maggie Walker had become their default waitress at the diner back when their old waitress Helen had retired a couple months ago. And while Anthony missed Helen and her too-strong floral perfume, he had to admit that Maggie was the better to look at.

She had a wholesome, girl-next-door look that appealed to him mightily. Brown hair that was always on the verge of slipping out of its ponytail, wide, compelling green eyes that made you want to unload all your darkest secrets.

Curvy. Hips that were exactly right; breasts that were even better.

And then there was that smile. It managed to be both shy and friendly, which was handy because he was betting it was very hard for even the most impatient customers to get annoyed at her.

But Anth didn’t buy the doing-my-best routine, and seeing as she was dealing with an entire table of observant cops, he was betting the rest of his family wouldn’t buy it either.

Then Luc leaned forward and gave Maggie an easy grin. “Don’t even worry about it, Mags. Didn’t even notice I was running low!”

Luc’s girlfriend, Ava, smoothly reached up one hand and swatted him on the back of the head, the gesture so graceful, so practiced, that she never once sloshed her coffee. Anthony nearly smiled.

To say that Ava Sims was good for his little brother would be an understatement. The big brother in Anthony would be forever grateful that the gorgeous reporter had helped Luc vanquish his demons. But the big brother in Anth was also grateful that Ava helped keep his younger brother in line. Or at least tried to.

He rolled his eyes as Luc shot a guilty smile at his girlfriend, but even as he slid his mug towards the edge of the table so Maggie wouldn’t have to reach as far.

Then Anth watched in utter dismay as Vincent did the same.

Vincent. The guy who’d practically devoted his life to being perverse, was trying to make life easier for their inept waitress.

Un-fucking-believable.

Anthony was so busy trying to figure out what about the frazzled waitress turned his brothers into a bunch of softies that he didn’t think to move his own mug to be more convenient, and Maggie had to lean all the way in to top off his cup.

It was a feat that their old waitress could have handled readily, but Helen had retired months ago and for reasons that Luc didn’t understand, the rest of the Moretti family had embraced Maggie as Helen’s replacement.

Anthony didn’t realize that his mug had overflowed until scalding coffee dripped onto his thigh.

“Son of a—”

He caught himself before he could finish the expletive, grabbing a large handful of napkins from the silver dispenser and trying to soak up the puddle of coffee on his jeans before it burned his skin.

“Nice, Anth,” Elena said, tossing another bunch of napkins at him. Like this was his fault.

“Oh my God,” Maggie said, her voice horrified. “I’m so sorry, Officer…”

“It’s Captain,” he snapped, his eyes flicking up and meeting hers.

Silence descended over the table until Vincent muttered douchebag around a coughing fit.

But Anthony refused to feel chagrined. The woman had waited on the family every Sunday for weeks; one would think she could get his title right. To say nothing of mastering the art of pouring coffee.

 

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Author Info

Lauren Layne is the USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance.

Prior to becoming an author, Lauren worked in e-commerce and web-marketing. In 2011, she and her husband moved from Seattle to New York City, where Lauren decided to pursue a full-time writing career. It took six months to get her first book deal (despite ardent assurances to her husband that it would only take three). Since then, Lauren’s gone on to publish ten books, including the bestselling Stiletto series, with several more on the way in 2015.

Lauren currently lives in Chicago with her husband and spoiled Pomeranian. When not writing, you’ll find her at happy hour, running at a doggedly slow pace, or trying to straighten her naturally curly hair.

 Author Links:  Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Website:  http://www.laurenlayne.com/

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/laurenlayneauthor

Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/_laurenlayne

GoodReads:  http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6969772.Lauren_Layne

 

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BOOK REVIEW – Dirty Little Secrets – Cassie Cross

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4 STARS!

Mia Briggs is on the run from her home and life in Chicago.  She’s killing time in a bar in Manhattan, when Caleb Simmons walks into her life.

Caleb is a rich guy with his hand in several different businesses around the area.  He sees a drunk guy hassling Mia and comes to her rescue.  There’s an instant connection between them, and after a few interactions with her, he’s hooked.

Mia is hiding the fact that she’s on the run from Caleb.  She doesn’t want him to know she’s broke and has broken the law, so she continues to put off telling him about her past.  Eventually, it catches up with her.  Will Caleb be able to help her get out of trouble?  And after she hasn’t been honest with him about anything, will he still want a future with her?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

BOOK REVIEW – Relapse In Paradise – Roxanne Smith

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4 STARS!

A really fun read!  There’s sarcasm and sass, there’s loyalty and friendship, and along the way, there’s a romance in the making!

Emily Buzzly is recently divorced, and her has sent her on a trip to Honolulu to lick her wounds.  Once she arrives, she’s shocked to be met by what appears to be a beach bum, who says he’s her tour guide for the duration!

Boston is a transplant to the island, and works as a tour guide just to earn enough money to keep his soup kitchen running to feed the hungry on the island.  He left the real world years ago and found his calling on Oahu.

As he shows Emily around the island, they learn about each others lives and they set out to solve a mystery and help a friend.  Amidst all the crazy chaos, they are really enjoying each other’s company.  Can there be a future for this guy who loves to act like a bum and this corporate lady?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

BLOG TOUR / BOOK REVIEW – His All Night – Elle Wright

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His All Night
Edge of Scandal #2

By: Elle Wright

Releasing November 24, 2015
Forever

 

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In relationships, Calisa Harper has clear rules: no expectations, no commitments, no one gets hurt. She doesn’t need a diamond ring to bring her happiness. She just needs Jared. Fine, fit, and ferocious in bed, Jared is Calisa’s ideal combination of friend and lover. But the no-strings status they’ve shared for years is about to get very tangled.

Jared Williams is the kind of man most women long for: sexy, successful, and ready to settle down. He knows convincing the commitment-phobic Calisa that forever is nothing to fear won’t be easy—especially when his ex turns up with a daughter she never told him about. In a heartbeat, Jared and Calisa’s passion goes from fiery to fragile. He wants to hold on to the love they share but is terrified that their next night together could be their last…

 

Link to Follow Tour:  http://www.tastybooktours.com/2015/10/his-all-night-edge-of-scandal-2-by-elle.html

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25057563-his-all-night?ac=1

Goodreads Series Link: https://www.goodreads.com/series/141831-edge-of-scandal

 

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Google Play: https://goo.gl/mrg624

 

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4 STARS!

A little different of writing style than I typically read, but I really enjoyed it!  Cali and Red had a chemistry that made you want more.  More sex, more cuddles, more laughter, more talking, etc.  Just more of “them”.  A sexy read with lessons in being a survivor no matter what life throws at you.

Calisa Harper is one tough cookie.  She takes what she wants and doesn’t take any slack for it.  What she wants right now is Jared Williams.

Red’s twin sister, Sydney, is Cali’s best friend.  They’ve known each other for years and were great friends first, and for a few years now have added benefits to their friendship.  They keep it on the down low, and always say “no strings”.  But Red’s life changed when he found out that he fathered a little girl with an ex.  He’s trying to find out where she is, and knowing that he’s a Dad has changed his outlook on life.  He wants a happily ever after … but Cali is still running scared from her past.

Will Red be able to convince Cali that she can have a happy ending?  And will finding his daughter help them, or end them?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **

 

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Author Info

As a little girl, I loved to be holed up in my room creating stories with my Barbie Dolls. There was no subject I didn’t tackle. It was always my dream to write a soap opera. As I grew older, I assumed that dream was just that… a dream.

Born and raised in Southeast Michigan, near Ann Arbor, my mother always instilled in me the importance of reading. There was never a time when I wasn’t going to read, in the process of reading, or just finished reading a book. It was also my mother who, later on in my life, gave me my first romance novel: Indigo by Beverly Jenkins. From that moment on, I became a fan of Ms. Jenkins for life and a lover of all things romance.

I’m living my dream now.

 

Author Links:  Website |FacebookTwitter | GoodReads

Website:  http://www.ellewright.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ElleWrightAuthor
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/LWrightAuthor
GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/9831226.Elle_Wright

 

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“Why don’t you get rid of the stiff and come up to my room?”

Tempted as she was, Cali wasn’t going out like that. “No,” she breathed, suddenly feeling very…hot. “I have a date.”

Slowly, Jared edged closer to her. She retreated until the hard doorknob dug into her back. Reaching behind her, he flipped the lock on the door, the click echoing in the empty bathroom. Sucking in a deep breath, she waited, anticipating his next move.

His fingers flitted across the hem of her dress and he inched it up a bit. Kneeling down, he slipped his hands under her dress and slowly pulled down her underwear. She held her breath, wondered what he would do next.

“Step out of them,” he ordered in a low, deep voice.

Bracing her hands on his shoulders, she stepped out of her lace panties. With a smirk, he stood up, tucked the thin material into the inside pocket of his suit jacket, and pulled out a tiny key card. He placed it in her hand and closed her fingers around it. “Room 1179,” he murmured, his lips a mere inch away from hers. Closing her eyes, she took in the smell of cognac on his breath and leaned closer.

His soft laugh brought her mind back to their location and she opened her eyes. She opened her mouth to speak, but he placed a finger over her lips.

“Shh. Try not to think about what I’m going to do to you, while you’re on your date.” Swinging open the door, he walked out, whistling.

She hated him—in the best way.

 

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BOOK REVIEW – Second Chance Christmas – Ellen Butler

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3 1/2 STARS!

This book had a good premise, but I felt like it moved along too fast.  It was a short novella length type, and I think would have been much more enjoyable had it been a full length which would have given room to explore their past, and redevelop their relationship deeper.

Emma Taylor is a prominent DC attorney, and is surprised to be called in the middle of the night to pick up her ex-fiance from the Emergency Room after a bar fight.

Major Colton Evans has just gotten out of Walter Reed hospital after being flown home after he was injured overseas.  He’s trying to decide what to do with the rest of his life, and is surprised to see his biggest mistake waiting for him when he gets out of the ER.

Colton regrets letting Emma walk out of his life and end their engagement a few years ago.  Will he be able to convince her to give him another shot?

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BOOK REVIEW – Fire on Ice: The Complete Series – Dakota Madison

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5 STARS!

Okay, I went into reading this book fairly blind … I liked the guys chest on the cover (hey, I’m honest!), and I liked that it was about a hockey player, but have never read this author, or heard any reviews  —  I so loved it!  I adored Kian from the first page, and Taylor just seemed like such a fit for him that you just had to hope that from the first time he laid eyes on her, that she would give him a chance.  I wish there were a couple more books for me to run out and buy to enjoy more of them.

Kian Kavanagh walks into a bar … no really, he does! … and a short time later, meets the woman of his dreams.  Just their first eye contact across the room knocks him for a loop.

Taylor Thompson is there with a friend just conducting an experiment for her psychology class, she never expects to meet a guy.  And what a guy he is.  Kian plays minor league hockey, and that’s actually a negative immediately in Taylor’s eyes because she’s been hurt by a jock in the past, and swore to never date one again.

Kian convinces her to take his number, and is shocked when she actually calls him.  They casually see each other a few times, and it doesn’t take long for them to realize that they are a great fit.  They are enjoying life when Kian gets called up to the majors and has to move to Seattle.  When Taylor suffers a horrific trauma, will she be able to come back from it? And will Kian be able to be there for her when he’s not even in the state?

**  Received free in exchange for an honest review  **