Monster by Marni Mann ~ Release Blitz w/ 5 Star Review!

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Title: Monster

Author: Marni Mann

Publication Date: October 12th, 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Monster, an all-new dark romance from Marni Mann is LIVE!

“Because I came from you, does that mean I’m capable of killing? That I’ll be addicted to blood? That I’ll get off on torturing people?”

The kid had questions.

I didn’t blame him.

He’d only heard one side, and it wasn’t mine.

“Why did you hate my mother?”

Now, that was a story worth telling.

But, to do that, I had to bring the kid back to the very beginning.

When the killing and the blood and the torture had all started.

When I was truly happy.

When I was first called a Monster.

Monster is a follow-up to Animal. Animal must be read first.

*WARNING*

Monster is an extremely dark novel. There are strong sexual themes, drug usage, physical and sexual abuse, and torture that could trigger and/or cause emotional suffering.

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Review

Panty Scorching- 5

Storyline-5

Angst- 2

Tissues-0

Value-5

Overall Rating- 5

Received an ARC for review

Reviewed by Joanna

Dang it… I don’t know where to start… Okay… Let’s me start at the beginning… because the ending would skew my review…So I will save that for the end.

This story is about a few characters… it goes from “Past” to “Present”. The “Past” is letters written from “Shank”, to his son “The Kid”. A son that Shank never claimed was his.

You find out how Shank got the boy’s mother pregnant…well…we all know how that happens…but it just fills in blanks and answers some unanswered questions that we had after we read the first book in this series ANIMAL. So if you haven’t read that yet, go do it now. You will be happy that you did. I read Animal, and I’ll be damned if I can remember some of the stuff that I needed to remember for this story. So I may have to go back and reread the ending of it… so I won’t be so “F’n” confused.

Then, the “Present” is a story about Huck, who is a HOT AS HECK hunk in the story… he saves a woman, Arin and falls for her. Huck allows Arin to work in his brothel, but not selling herself, to do office work.

Now, the question you may ask… How do all of these people tie together? You have to read the book and find out. I am not going to give anything away.

Let me tell you though, if you read Animal, and could handle all the DARK AND CRAZY in that story… you will be able to handle Monster. It is just as messed up and dark!

Good luck… the only complaint for me is I don’t have the memory of an elephant anymore and I can’t remember how someone ties into the story…So I am going to have to go back and reread the first book to get more questions I have answered.

But all and all…Still love this crazy as “F” author… and her writing style. Sexy and DARK… perfect combination.

 

joanna

 
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About Marni

Best-selling Author Marni Mann knew she was going to be a writer since middle school. While other girls her age were daydreaming about teenage pop stars, Mann was fantasizing about penning her first novel. She crafts sexy, titillating stories that weave together her love of darkness, mystery, passion, and human emotion. A New Englander at heart, she now lives in Sarasota, Florida with her husband and their two dogs who subsequently have been characters in her books. When she’s not nose deep in her laptop working on her next novel, she’s scouring for chocolate, sipping wine, traveling to new locations, and devouring fabulous books.

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Corrupt by Jessica Prince ~ Blog Tour w/ Review

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Corrupt
by Jessica Prince
Publication Date: September 7th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Corrupt, an all-new romantic standalone from Jessica Prince is available NOW!!

Garrett Wilder is rich, famous, and totally bad for me. After one night that ended with me wanting to punch him in his face, the self-absorbed rockstar has become a permanent fixture in my life…

Whether I like it or not.

Now I’m forced to see him every day, and that shield I put up to protect my heart is quickly crumbling to the ground. I’ve gone from hating him to craving him. And the scariest part is that he feels the same.

He wants to know me.

He wants to own me.

He wants to corrupt me.

And if I’m not careful…

I just might let him.

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Review

Panty Scorching- 5
Storyline-5
Angst- 1
Tissues-0
Value-5
Overall Rating- 5
Received an ARC for review
Reviewed by Joanna

When two worlds collide. The “Good Girl Gwen” has a rough start. She has lost a lot in her life, and is trying to start over. She moves back with her good friend and they go to a party.
Gwen feels overwhelmed and needs some “air”… she runs into a sweet, handsome man… and they talk… then they wind up sleeping together. Come to find out… he was Garrett from the rock band Civil Corruption. Gwen wakes up the next morning to an empty bed, and she is kicked out of the house by their assistant.

Gwen thought they had something, and come to find out, she was just another woman to sleep with a band mate. Even though she didn’t know he was in the band. She just really liked him.

Come to find out now, Gwen is pregnant. She does the right thing and tells Garrett that she is pregnant. The things that he and the band puts her though, is not what she was hoping for, so she doesn’t take any of his money, puts it in the bank for their daughter.

Her world turns upside down when the band take a break, and Garrett wants to spend more time with his daughter.

This is such a rollercoaster story, but truly a wonderful, sexy and loving story.

I loved Gwen’s character. She is a strong woman who has an awesome since of humor. Now of course, the author is the one who writes it… and I have never read anything by Jessica Prince before, and I am now a FAN.

There was a line that I had to highlight that made me laugh out loud… “I felt so out of place it wasn’t funny. It was like being a shined-up turd parading around a bunch of diamonds.”

There were several lines that were funny, but that one just stuck with me.

If you are looking for a fun, heartwarming and sexy story, give this one a try.

joanna

 

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Born and raised around Houston Texas, Jessica spent most of her life complaining about the heat, humidity, and all around pain in the ass weather. It was only as an adult that she quickly realized the cost of living in Houston made up for not being able to breathe when she stepped outside. That’s why God created central air, after all.

Jessica is the mother of a perfect little boy–she refuses to accept that he inherited her attitude and sarcastic nature no matter what her husband says.

In addition to being a wife and mom, she’s also a wino, a coffee addict, and an avid lover of all types of books–romances still being her all time favs. Her husband likes to claim that reading is her obsession but she just says it’s a passion…there’s a difference. Not that she’d expect a boy to understand.

Jessica has been writing since she was a little girl, but thankfully grew out of drawing her own pictures for her stories before ever publishing her first book. Because an artist she is not.

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The Red: An Erotic Fantasy by Tiffany Reisz ~ Release Blitz w/ 5 Star Reviews!

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Title: The Red: An Erotic Fantasy

Author: Tiffany Reisz

Release Date: July 11, 2017

Genre: Paranormal Erotica

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Synopsis

Mona Lisa St. James made a deathbed promise that she would do anything to save her mother’s art gallery. Unfortunately, not only is The Red painted red, but it’s in the red. She soon realizes she has no choice but to sell it.

Just as she realizes she has no choice but to sell it, a mysterious man comes in after closing time and makes her an offer: He will save The Red if she agrees to submit to him for the period of one year.

The man is handsome, English, and terribly tempting…but surely her mother didn’t mean for Mona to sell herself to a stranger. Then again, she did promise to do anything to save The Red…

The Red is a standalone novel of erotic fantasy from Tiffany Reisz, international bestselling author of The Bourbon Thief and the Original Sinners series.

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Review

Storyline: 5
Angst: 1
Tissue: 0
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 5++++
Over All Rating: 5 Stars
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Reviewed by Robin

Gallery owner Mona Lisa St. James is in financial trouble. She can’t afford to keep her gallery open. When Malcolm makes her an offer to pay her for sex for a year to get her back on her feet, Mona takes him up on his deal. Essentially she will be his “whore” and available for any fantasy for approximately once a month. Mona knows nothing about Malcolm but will this arrangement save her gallery?

“He was a god to her now, a god of sex and sin. If he could have fucked her forever, she would let him. In hell where the sins of lust were punished, they said the lascivious damned tore each other apart with their desires, and the rent and bleeding pieces still found ways to meet and mate with each other. How was that hell, she wondered? These theologians had never met Malcolm.”

Holy smokes! **Fans self while trying to cool down** That was one scorcher of a book. Mona makes a deal with Malcolm, an art connoisseur, for sex for a year – no limits. Their time together just surpasses all taboo fantasies. I loved all of the twists this story takes and did not guess the ending. I can’t believe how much I learned about art. Google was on standby because I had to know the basis of what scene Malcolm would want to reenact. What an incredibly, enjoyable story that is reminiscent of the Original Sin series. You know who Malcolm reminds me of? Kingsley! He is my favorite character and has such a devilish personality. God, I miss him.

If you are looking for a sexy book, look no further. I devoured this one and feel a re-read of all of Tiffany’s other books coming on. I miss Soren, Nora and Kingsley. I think they are missing me too!

robin

Panty Scorching- 5
Storyline-5
Angst- 3
Tissues-0
Value-5
Overall Rating- 5
Received an ARC for review
Reviewed by Joanna

OMG… Where do I start?

First, I would love to do some of my favorite quotes from this story in my review… but many of them included some dirty words, so I can’t, because the review won’t be allowed. So, that should tell you something about this story, it is DIRTY! And I loved it.

 

This is a story about an art gallery called The Red. It is owned by Mona Lisa St. James. Her mother owned it and Mona took it over recently after her mother passed.
The gallery is in financial trouble, but Mona promised her mother on her deathbed that she would keep the gallery.

She meets a stranger in the gallery one evening. She only knows him as Malcolm. He makes her a proposition to help her save the gallery… it must be for the duration of one year, and he can do anything he wishes to do with her. She will be his “whore”. It will only be once a month… but I wanted OH SO MUCH MORE.

Malcom leaves a hint the day before their encounter of what he is wanting, buy bookmarking an erotic painting in her art catalog. I must say I googled every art photo… so I could picture what to expect. Loved it, and was educated on the “erotic” art world in the past. They would relive what was in the painting.

Their encounters were like a “dream”. Malcolm would be able to change the back room of the art gallery to be the scene of the painting. It was pretty “unreal”.

I loved how the author is able to really make you feel like you were taken back to that time, and reliving what you see in the painting. There was all kinds of SEXINESS in this story.
I am someone who likes to be able to “relate” to the characters in the book… “Connect”. I can’t say that I was able to do that… but it really wasn’t necessary. There is no “romance” in this story…well, not really. Yes, Mona starts to fall in love with Malcolm, but that was all part of the deal, after the year, he leaves. Mona doesn’t know if he is married, or why he comes to her for these encounters, other than the sex… and he makes a lot of promises. Does he keep them all? You will have to read this steamy story and find out.

joanna

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Praise for The Red: An Erotic Fantasy:

“Deliciously deviant… Akin to Anne Rice’s ‘Beauty’ series.” — Library Journal (Starred Review)

“Kinky, well-written, hot as hell.” — Little Red Reading Hood

“Tiffany Reisz at her best.” — Collector of Book Boyfriends

About the Author

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Tiffany Reisz is the international bestselling author of the Original Sinners series for Mira Books and Mills & Boon, including the RT Book Reviews Best Erotic Romance 2012 winner The Siren and the LAMBDA Literary Award-winning The King. Her novel The Saint won the Romance Writers of America RITA® for best Erotic Romance in 2015.

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8th Circle Press is a Lexington, Kentucky-based publisher of literary friction. For more information, visit our website at www.8thCirclePress.com.

 

At His Mercy by Shelly Bell ~ Release Blitz w/ Review & Giveaway

 

Title: AT HIS MERCY

Author: Shelly Bell

Series: Forbidden Lovers, #1

On Sale: June 20, 2017

Publisher: Forever

Trade Paperback: $14.99 USD

eBook: $4.99 USD

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“Bell opens the Forbidden Lovers series with a sexy thriller that will leave readers breathless. This novel is sultry and hot in all the right places, with just enough plot to keep the pages turning.” –Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

 

“With a liberal dose of suspense and mega-hot sex, Bell’s compelling first novel in the Forbidden Lovers series is exciting right through to the epilogue…absolutely nothing is wasted in this taut tale.” –RT Book Reviews, Top Pick Review

 

Angel in his arms . . . Devil at her heels

 

One last, no-strings night of indulgence. That’s all Tristan wants before he begins a much-needed new chapter in his life. Instead he finds an innocent angel in pink who brings him to his knees.

 

Isabella is done hiding from the world . . . and her haunting memories. Discovering courage in the arms of a perfect stranger, she finally lets go and sheds her inhibitions.

 

To Isabella’s shock, she soon learns that Tristan is more than her mystery man—he’s her professor. But Tristan isn’t the only person who’s found Isabella on campus. A dark figure from her past has come back for her. Now Tristan will risk anything to protect Isabella . . . even if it costs him his life.

***REVIEW***

Panty Scorching- 5

Storyline-5

Angst- 3

Tissues-0

Value-5

Overall Rating- 5

Reviewed by Joanna

When I read this story… my first thought was, I am a true believer of FATE!

You have Tristan who is looking to just have a one night stand, and goes to a “play party” to have it, before he moves off to another town to be a professor. He has a “history” that will come back to bite him in the butt, but he is trying to rise above it and better himself.

And then on the other side of this, you have Isabelle, she too has had a past. An abusive relationship that almost left her dead. She his now trying to move forward after of living a sheltered life for over a year…everyone trying to protect her and “pamper” her. After everything she has gone through, she has learned that she in interested in the BDSM lifestyle. She has taken the proper steps to learn about it… but she has never experienced it. Isabelle is close with her cousin, who lives the lifestyle and has been invited to her “play party” before she leaves to go off to college. She isn’t looking for a relationship…she knows she is moving away…and she just wants to have some fun.

Isabelle walks into the party, not dressed like the others, but did the best she could after working at the family bakery all day. She grabs the attention of Tristan. Tristan watches her from afar, but finally speaks to her. The connection they had… and the trust that Isabelle had in Tristan was unusual for a first encounter, but it worked.

So they have their “one and done” encounter and then they go their separate ways. Neither spoke of their lives. Then weeks later, they run into each other again, Tristan is the professor, and Isabelle is the student.

Do the continue in their adventures together, or do they forget each other? Oh YES… THEY DO!

This is a sweet and sexy story and loved every minute of it… She was.. At His Mercy, and it was GOOD!

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A sucker for a happy ending, Shelly Bell writes sensual romantic thrillers. When she’s not working her day job, taking care of her family, or writing, you’ll find her reading the latest romance.

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Lover by Marni Mann & Gia Riley ~ Blog Tour w/ Two Raving Reviews & Excerpt

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Title: Lover

Author: Marni Mann & Gia Riley

Publication Date: June 8th, 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Lover, a sexy all-new STANDALONE from Marni Mann & Gia Riley is available now!

The attraction was undeniable.

I couldn’t escape him.

I didn’t want to.

I was his.

He was mine.

But he wasn’t my husband.

My once treasured marriage was now flawed and imperfect.

By the time the guilt set in, it was too late.

Reality was trying to keep me away from my obsession.

My husband was that reality.

My obsession was West.

But West was forbidden. Taken. Married.

We were swingers.

It was the perfect arrangement.

Until I fell in love…

With West.

Review

Storyline: 5
Angst: 3
Tissue: 1
Value: 5
Panty Scorching: 5
Over All Rating: 4.5 Stars
Kindle eArc provided by Author
Reviewed by Robin

Piper and Cannon are on vacation and having marital issues. She doesn’t feel connected with him any longer and he seems to work all of the time. When she starts checking out online boards to figure out a way to revive their marriage she runs across a swingers group. Could this be the way to recharge their sex life? West and Tilly have sexual chemistry off the charts. Although sometimes West feels like they aren’t connecting anywhere else. When West and Piper meet they feel a deeper connection than just the sex for fun. Will either marriage survive once these two start becoming obsessed with more than swinging?

“Never in a million years did I think swinging would hurt in the best way imaginable. That I could get so lost in another man and then go home to my husband. I didn’t realize how much I needed West until I thought about the girl I’d be without him – the girl I had been before I met him.”

When I found out this book was about swinging, I thought YES!!!! First of all yes…this book is steamy/hot/intense. I loved how polar opposites these two couples were in many ways, but the swinging just opened the door for all sorts of twisted fuckery. I wanted to just shake Cannon when Piper asked and asked him to be honest with her. She was trying to solve the puzzle of their marriage, and he just wouldn’t give her a clue. Tilly seemed to be a person who lives purely for self-gratification. West…that man. He’d had some rough blows, but I loved that his character was inspired by Hockey. We should all bow down to the Hockey gods for what they have provided. YUM! This story was sexy and kinky but also about eye opening secrets and vengeance. I loved all of the angst. Give it to me!

If you like books that deal with relationships and intense attraction, you will love this one. I really like books that delve into marital issues and situations you might run into in your own marriage. Not that my hubby and I are out swinging around. At least not that you know of…

robin

Panty Scorching- 5

Storyline-5

Angst- 2

Tissues-0

Value-5

Overall Rating- 5

Received an ARC for review

Reviewed by Joanna

 

Let me just say… This book had be all turned upside down and inside out.

When I heard it was about “Swingers” I was like HECK YEAH… Sign me up!

I have never read a book about “swingers” nor do I really know much about that lifestyle, but was eager to read it, ONE… because it had to have SEX in it, and TWO.. Well… Because it was going to have naughty sex in it. LOL

 

This story is about two couples in different stages of their life.

You have West and Tilly. West is a professional hockey player… or he was, and Tilly is one HOT woman, no inhibitions, and knows what she wants, and goes for it. West is used to Tilly bringing in another woman into their relationship, but West never did anything with the other woman, it was all Tilly, while he watched, and then he would enjoy his wife when they were done.

 

The other couple, Piper and Cannon. A happily married couple, but Piper can tell there is something missing in their relationship. She starts to get on the computer and read “forums” and “blogs” on ways to “spice up your relationship” and swinging was mentioned. So Piper looked into it a bit more. She made posted a message and got a response from Tilly, and they began to chat online about the possibilities of the two couples meeting up.

 

Let me just tell you… This story was so well written. I didn’t want to continue to read it…because I was afraid of what was going to happen next. But I needed to know what would happen next so I had to keep reading it.

 

I was expecting to get just a book about “swingers” and “sex” but got SO MUCH MORE! This story is so much more than that.

 

I don’t want to give anything away, so I will stop there… but just let me tell you….READ THIS… It takes you on an emotional ride and takes you away from the normal story we read. Something different for sure… and such a great story about LOVE, LIFE and RELATIONSHIPS!

joanna

Excerpt:

After tonight, she’ll know how gorgeous she is, and she’ll know how incredible a man can make her feel. And, when she looks at her husband, she’ll expect more from him.

I know shit between them isn’t as hot as what Tilly and I have. Cannon doesn’t look at Piper like he wants to take her clothes off with his teeth and have his mouth live between her legs. He gazes at her like he wants to ask where they’re going to dinner and what movie they’ll see after.

There’s a difference between fucking your best friend and someone who actually worships your body.

Piper will soon know the latter.

And that’s why she’s here. To know what it feels like to be with a man who lusts for her cunt.

She picked the right couple to swing with.

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About Marni:

Best-selling Author Marni Mann knew she was going to be a writer since middle school. While other girls her age were daydreaming about teenage pop stars, Mann was fantasizing about penning her first novel. She crafts sexy, titillating stories that weave together her love of darkness, mystery, passion, and human emotion. A New Englander at heart, she now lives in Sarasota, Florida with her husband and their two dogs who subsequently have been characters in her books. When she’s not nose deep in her laptop working on her next novel, she’s scouring for chocolate, sipping wine, traveling to new locations, and devouring fabulous books.

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Author Gia Riley has been in love with writing romance since high school when she took her very first creative writing class. From the small but mighty state of Delaware, she’s a country girl at heart, traveling back to her roots in Pennsylvania as often as she can.

While New Adult and Contemporary romance have been her passion, she’s dabbled with more erotic plotlines lately, enjoying discovering the sexier side of love with each story she pens. After all, she’s a lover of all things romance – a firm believer that everyone deserves their

happily ever after no matter what it takes to get there.

When she’s not writing, you can find her roaming the aisles of Kirkland’s, up to her elbows in Play-doh, or trying to hunt down spoilers for her favorite reality television show.

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Damaged Locke ~ Release Blitz ~ Review

 

 

 

 

 Aston Locke
Whispers of the Locke brothers fill the town, facts and reality twisted to fit what these motherfuckers believe they know about us.
That we’re sadistic bastards, incapable of any real emotions or fear.
Maybe they’re not wrong about that.
That is, until I set my sights on Kadence King, getting just as drawn to her as I am the darkness. It’s the first time I’ve felt anything in a long time.
But would she really be scared knowing the depth, the lengths I go with my brothers to make any fucker who crosses us pay?
I need a woman who can accept me for who I am.
For what I am.
I’m hoping like hell it’s her, because I want nothing more than to claim her as mine…

Kadence King
I know Aston’s dangerous, know people fear him. But I want him. I’m drawn to him, just as he’s drawn to the darkness.
I should be afraid of him, should turn the other way, but I can’t. I’ve gone mad and let him in my room, in my life, allowing him to consume me.
He possesses me, dominates me. Aston Locke shows me what it means to want to be claimed by him and only him.
And when he tells me I’M HIS, I have no doubt that’s the truth.
Because in the end it’s what I want too.
No matter how dangerous he is…

I’m crowding her. She’s nervous because of it, maybe even second-guessing letting me into her room.

I inhale. Fuck, she smells good, really damn good.

“I’m Aston Locke, a mean motherfucker that you just let all up in your space.” I lower my gaze to her throat, see her swallow, watch the slight curve move up and down. “Tell me your name,” I demand with a growl.

I could have said it a little nicer, tried to pretend and be sweet, gentle. But to hell with it; I’m not going to pretend to be someone I’m not.

“Kadence.” Her voice is soft and so damn innocent. “Kadence King.”

Kadence King.

God, how I want to defile her, make her see what all the hype is about concerning my brothers and me. I can imagine her naked, spread out for me, willing to do whatever the fuck I say. And she would submit to me, let me leave my marks on her, pretty purple and blue fingerprints that showed my ownership.

“What have you heard about the Lockes?” I want to hear her speak, want to know what she knows. Hell, I want to be pressed right up against her, her small body so soft where mine is hard.

I want to breathe the same air as her.

I want to fucking own her.

What the hell?

She swallows again, her breathing hard, fast.

She’s nervous.

I lower my gaze to her chest, see the way her tits press against the stretchy material of her shirt. Her nipples are hard, and my fingers itch to touch them.

I might be a dangerous bastard, a violent fucker, but I don’t touch a girl without her wanting me to. I’ll wait until Kadence begs me, asks me to push my dick deep inside her, making her mine.

“I heard you guys aren’t to be messed with.” Her voice is low, really damn low. “I heard you keep to yourself, aren’t social, and if someone crosses you guys…” She trails off, and I lift my brow, wanting more. “That you take care of it in the only way you know how.”

“The only way we know how?”

She nods and licks her lips. “With guns and bats, hammers, or whatever else you can find to make it bloody.”

I chuckle low. That’s about right.

“And you thought it was a good idea to let one of us in your room, this close to you?”

She shrugs, and I see something shift over her face. She’s trying to be strong.

Cute.

“Maybe not, but too late now.”   

 

*REVIEW*

Panty Scorching- 5
Storyline-5
Angst- 1
Tissues-0
Value-5
Overall Rating- 5
Received an ARC for review

There have been many short “novellas” I have read… didn’t leave me wanting MORE…any more than this story. Dang it was HOT and STEAMY and OH SO DIRTY! And I LOVED IT!

You have the “BAD BOY” Aston Locke who the entire town fear him and his 2 brothers. Why? Well you will have to just read this story and find out. But when he locks eyes with Kadence King, with blood on his hands, the sparks fly and there is no stopping either one of them from finding out who each other is.

“A blond-haired, blue-eyed evil son of a bitch to be feared”

Kadence King won’t listen to the warnings her roommate gave her when she first moved to town a few months ago, “Stay away from the Locke Brothers”.

“When it comes to Aston Locke, I’m flirting with danger, playing with fire right in the palm of my hand.”

“Aston Locke is misunderstood. He’s feared by the whole town. And I want nothing more than to see the real him. The one that somehow has a way of making me feel safe around him.”

The heat between the two was off the charts. I could not put this down… and now I can’t wait for the next one to come out. I need more of the Locke brothers. WOW

Victoria Ashley

 

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author

Victoria Ashley grew up in Rockford, IL and has had a passion for reading for as long as she can remember. After finding a reading app where it allowed readers to upload their own stories, she gave it a shot and writing became her passion.

She lives for a good romance book with tattooed bad boys that are just highly misunderstood and is not afraid to be caught crying during a good read. When she’s not reading or writing about bad boys, you can find her watching her favorite shows such as Sons Of Anarchy, Supernatural and The Walking Dead.

 

Jenika Snow

 

Jenika Snow is a USA Today Bestselling Author that lives in the northwest with her husband and their two daughters. Before she started writing full-time she worked as a nurse.

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The Do-Over by Julie Richman ~Blog Tour w/ 5 Star Review & Excerpt

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The Do-Over, an all-new emotional, second chance STANDALONE romance by Julie A. Richman is now LIVE!!

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~ Sometimes, one degree is all that separates you from the one you were meant to be with. ~

Wes Bergman was sex on a stick.

We’d been circling one another our entire lives, mingling at the same clubs… attending the same events…sharing mutual acquaintances…yet we’d never actually met.

Until . . . we both boarded a Windjammer Cruise in the Caribbean. And it was like meeting my long, lost best friend for the first time. I hadn’t ever connected with a guy that way before.

But Wes had a girlfriend. So, when the week was over, he walked off the ship, unknowingly taking a piece of my heart with him.

Now, over a decade later, newly divorced, I’m the proverbial fish out of water. Dating has totally changed. Apps. Swipe left. Swipe right. Catfishing. Men my age want two things: twenty-five-year-olds—like my ex’s new child bride of a wife—or just a quick hook-up.

After a string of bad dates, I finally did something I never thought I’d do. I had a hot one-night stand with a really handsome guy I met online who didn’t even know my real name.

Turned out Mr. Fling is a big shot for my company’s newest client. And just my

luck, that client’s CEO is none other than . . . Wes Bergman.

Now I’m separated by one degree again from the man who stole my heart.

And Mr. Fling could destroy my chance of what I want most –

A Do-Over with Wes.

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Review:

Panty Scorching- 5
Storyline-5
Angst- 3
Tissues-2
Value-5
Overall Rating- 5
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Joanna

Have you ever read a story, and get sucked into it? You can’t stop reading it because you feel like you are in the story, and you have to see what happens next?

Well, that is what happened to me when I was reading this story.
I wanted to message the author, to let her know I was feeling queasy, because I knew something bad was going to follow the something good. I was right… I didn’t want to read on in the story, just was so afraid… but it was okay… survived it and so will you.

This is a wonderful story of second chances and the life that gets there.

Tara Collins takes a vacation on her own and meets Wes Bergman and his nasty sister. Wes was on this trip, because his sister’s boyfriend dumped her before the trip, and she wanted someone to join her.
Tara and Wes hit it off on the very first day, but he had a girlfriend, and his sister made sure to let Tara know about it.

“She’s an actress. She’s tall and blonde. She looks like Sharon Stone with long straight hair. And he’s crazy about her.”

Well, years have passed…Tara is now a mother of a 14 year old teen daughter, divorced, and trying to start her life again. Tara’s good friend Laynie told her to start a dating profile. Some of the dates she had were DUDS!

Wes and Tara’s paths cross once again… and they have a lot to go through.

I loved the family dynamic in this story and the friendships they all have. It is an inspiring story.

There is also a big part of the story that deals with breast cancer. Me… as an 8 year survivor, I appreciated the idea of bringing it to the forefront in the story… bringing the importance of early detection. But don’t get me wrong… it isn’t what the entire story is about.

Oh… and the HEAT the sexy scenes… get the fire extinguisher ready… it is HOT, HOT, HOT!
joanna

Excerpt:

His hand slowly stroking up and down the outside of my thigh is what roused me from my dream state. It was so soft and tender that I was getting more and more turned on with every movement. With my eyes still closed, I enjoyed the sensation. It wasn’t until his lips started brushing my shoulder, that I was unable to stifle a moan, revealing that I was awake.

“Good morning,” his whisper was hoarse.

“Mmm, good morning.” I stretched my body against his and turned my head to see his face hovering over mine, before our lips met.

“Sleep good?”

“Surprisingly, I did. I was so exhausted. Sorry for passing out on you last night,” I apologized.

“I think we both passed out the moment our heads hit the pillows.” Wes’ hand had migrated from my thigh to my stomach, where he softly drew circles with his fingertips.

Rolling over to face him, I pushed my hair out of the way, silently praying my humidity enhanced curls didn’t make me look like a deranged housewife, scaring the erection right out of the man. Slinging a leg over his thigh, I instantly got my answer. The crazy morning coif was not a cock killer. Thank God!

“You’re a morning person, I see.” Hiding my smile was not a possibility.

“Yeah, I am,” Wes laughed, moving closer to me, his eyes filled with the unmistakable desire to become lovers, something I’d dreamed about on the deck of a windjammer long ago.

“You can wake me up like this anytime.” I needed to let him know it was okay. He’d said he’d take it as slow as I wanted it and what I wanted right now was a slow rhythm of him plowing into me. Hard.

“Are you hard to wake up?” He was pressed up against me.

“I think you’ll figure out the secrets to rousing me.”

“You’ve already figured out the secrets to arousing me.” His voice still had that sexy edge of morning roughness to it, making me want to skip all foreplay and have him inside me.

“I’ll bet you have a few more secrets I can discover,” I said against his lips, as I shifted the leg I had slung over him, pressing my heat and wetness against his already throbbing cock.

Wes groaned and I could feel his smile against my lips. “You know you’re going to make it impossible to make slow, sweet love to you.”

“Good, because I don’t want it slow and sweet.”

Wes flipped me onto my back, “I can easily accommodate your wishes. Are you on anything or do I need to…”

“We’re good,” I assured him.

“Yes, we are.” He kissed my neck, then swiftly pulled my tank top over my head tossing it to the floor. “We’re going to be really good together. Of that, I have no doubt.”

And I knew he was right. Being with this man had been so perfect from the night we met. We meshed with ease and the result was pure joy.

The warmth in his eyes and smile made my breath catch, and in that moment, I was flooded with overwhelming emotion at how much I wanted him. How much I’d always wanted him. It was more than lust, beyond the heat of the moment. Wes Bergman was the man I had always wanted, from the night we met. That was clear to me now.

“I vote we skip the foreplay.” I wriggled out of my underwear.

“You’re on.” His smile told me he was taking on the challenge.

“You’re in,” I gasped, my breath catching in my throat, surprised at the swiftness with which he filled my request.

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About the Author:

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USA Today Bestselling author Julie A. Richman is a native New Yorker living deep in the heart of Texas. A creative writing major in college, reading and writing fiction has always been a passion. Julie began her corporate career in publishing in NYC and writing played a major role throughout her career as she created and wrote marketing, advertising, direct mail and fundraising materials for Fortune 500 corporations, advertising agencies and non-profit organizations. She is an award winning nature photographer plagued with insatiable wanderlust. Julie and her husband have one son and a white German Shepherd named Juneau.

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