Book Reviews

Book Review~ Crushing Misery (Shades of Misery Book 1) by Kinsey Taylor

Crushing Misery By Kinsey Taylor

Crushing Misery by Kinsey Taylor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1Hv6uKF

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Have you ever lost the will to fight?

Kennedy Anderson has continually struggled with the crummy hand life has dealt her. A failed, abusive marriage has left her worn, yet relieved that the past is finally locked away. Unfortunately, the past has a way of repeating itself. Once again faced with tragedy and despair, Kennedy’s anguish is multiplied by the fact that she doesn’t suffer alone; she now has a two-year-old daughter, Ashlynn.

Love has only served to complicate Corbin Nash’s life.

He’s focused, hardworking, and dedicated to regaining his middleweight title until the unlikely duo of Kennedy and Ashlynn enter his life. While trying to help her fight her demons, Corbin finds his own resurfacing, steadily revealing the secrets he’s worked so hard to keep buried the last eighteen years.

Two beaten and battered souls, desperate to break free of the misery…

Will they cower to their plagued pasts, or will they fight through the despair and finally find the happiness that has evaded them their entire lives?

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Book Review~ Chains by T.H. Snyder

Chains by th Snyder

 

Chains by T.H. Snyder
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1LDvB3J

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This novella is a standalone and part of The Club series.

WARNING: The content in this book contains explicit sexual content. This book is intended for mature audiences only.

Jesika Maxwell, a fashion photographer, has never wanted for anything. She is a true sweet and beautiful southern belle who craves more out of life than her family can provide.

Looking for new adventures and experiences she accepts an invitation from a colleague. The moment she steps foot into The Club, her world immediately changes. Everything she once feared is now staring her in the face.

Connor Samson, a successful attorney, has the world within his grasp. He’s wealthy, talented, and desired by many. His wants and needs are satisfied, yet there is one thing…one person he yearns to have as his own.

Trying to live his life and forget about her, he blocks out all feelings and moves forward with a cold dominant heart. That is until a woman from his past walks into The Club and changes everything he’s ever known.

Will she be willing to accept him as he is and allow him to break down her walls?

Will he be willing to show her the world he knows and allow his heart to love?

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Book Review~ Playing for Keeps By J.C. Grant

Playing For Keeps by JC Grant

 

Playing For Keeps by J.C. Grant
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1NUwdUh

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WARNING: THIS IS AN EROTIC NOVEL. If you do NOT like dominant, possessive, very Alpha-males, Playing For Keeps is not for you.

Living in LA and dating celebrities wasn’t what it was cracked up to be. I found out the hard way many had a lifestyle I wanted no part of.

Then David Taylor forced his way into my life. A sledge hammer breaking down my well crafted walls.

He was gorgeous and sexy and intimidating. I was drawn to him in a way I had never been to anyone or anything. And I knew I couldn’t have him, I was too damaged, too flawed to really connect.

David saw what I was from the beginning. A broken scared girl locked away inside an aloof woman. And he was determined to free me. To make me his.

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Book Review~Love Unscripted (Love #1) by Tina Reber

Love Unscripted

Love Unscripted by Tina Reber
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1OD5AA5

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An A-List Movie Star…
Ryan Christensen just wanted to be an actor. Never in his wildest dreams did he imagine a life where fans would chase him, paparazzi would stalk him, and Hollywood studios would want to own him. While filming in Seaport, Rhode Island, Ryan ducks into a neighborhood bar for a quick escape from legions of screaming fans…and finds much more than he expected.

A Small Town Girl…
Nursing a recent heartbreak, Taryn Mitchell believes men are best kept at a safe distance. But when Ryan Christensen unexpectedly bursts through the front door of her pub, she can’t help but be drawn in by his humor, charm, and undeniable good looks. At six foot two, with dirty blond hair, blue eyes, and an incredible body, Ryan has every girl in Seaport swooning. But Taryn isn’t every other girl.

A Relationship that Doesn’t Follow the Script…
Despite her better judgment, Taryn soon finds herself falling hard for Ryan. But is their bond strong enough to survive the tabloid headlines, the relentless paparazzi, and the jealous fans who seem determined to tear them apart?

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Book Review~ Beg For Mercy ~ A Dark Conclusion by Lucian Bane

Beg For Mercy ~ A Dark Conclusion

 

Beg For Mercy ~ A Dark Conclusion by Lucian Bane
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1XdnxLi

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The fight is on in this installment, Mercy is holding nothing back in her endeavor to prove to Sade he can experience love and pleasure. Sade,however has other plans and his darkness is front and center in them.

Meanwhile, Father Abraham is still on the loose with a score to settle with them all and no one is safe from his wrath.

Will love conquer all in this story? Can the heart really be used to recondition the brain? Find out what happens in this Dark Conclusion.

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Book Review~ Ready to Love by Franca Storm

Ready to Love
Ready to Love by Franca Storm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1LSCAqv

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She is the one woman who is always off limits…

College rocker and infamous playboy, John Kingston, has screwed his way through most of the women on campus. But there’s one woman he will never touch: his best friend and band mate, Nicki. For four years, he’s been her protector and her confidant.

When arrogant frat guy, Axel, attempts to make a claim on her, John suffers a painful wakeup call, quickly realizing that his feelings for Nicki are not purely platonic. Recognizing that Axel’s intentions are anything but innocent, John’s possessiveness spirals out of control, sparking a dangerous feud.

Nicola Lewis can’t bear to be touched. Haunted by an awful past that she has been unable to escape, she has kept her distance from the opposite sex. And she’s been just fine living her life that way: safe and uncomplicated with no chance of getting hurt again.

Until an unexpected kiss changes everything…

But John and Nicki must decide whether the burgeoning desire between them is worth the risk. Is this a case of love conquers all, or a huge mistake that could destroy everything?

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Book Review~ Obsession by Debra Webb

Obsession (Faces of Evil, #1)

 

Obsession by Debra Webb

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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She thought she’d left the murders—and his obsession—behind . . .

Special Agent Jess Harris has spent more than a decade studying the many faces of evil. In her determination to stop a serial killer, she broke the rules, and it cost her everything. With her career in need of resuscitation and her love life dead and buried, Jess jumps at a chance to advise on a case that has the top detectives of Birmingham, Alabama, stumped. But the case forces her to confront all the reasons she put her hometown—and her first love—in her rearview mirror.

Four young women have gone missing, and Police Chief Dan Burnett will do anything to find them before it’s too late—even if it means asking for help from the woman who has spent a decade avoiding him. Jess agrees to lend a hand and welcomes the diversion of a new case, a new life to save to make up for the victims she’s lost. But then the unthinkable happens: the crazed serial killer from her past follows Jess to Birmingham. The situation is becoming increasingly desperate—and time is swiftly running out…

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Book Review~ TRUSSED (The MASTERED Saga #2) by K.L. Silver

TRUSSED (The MASTERED Saga)

TRUSSED by K.L. Silver

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1hu5dgv

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TRUSSED picks up the erotic reins right where MASTERED left them, then gallops straight off the ledge of mystery and suspense.
After an epic breach of BDSM protocol, MISSY WEAVER must earn back both her collar and James’ trust. Envisioning the hoops he will devise for her to jump through whets her submissive appetite – amongst other things. Born yin to his Yang, she is eager to meet – and exceed – every salacious challenge.
JAMES COLTON adores his ‘little one’. Miserable without her, he disregards time-honored BDSM precepts and forgives her her trespasses. The fact that he’s also to blame has no bearing on his deliciously deviant game plan. He puts Missy through her submissive paces, to the carnal delight of all concerned.
Yet, all is not as it appears. As the two lovers reconnect, a malevolent storm is brewing – patiently watching, waiting, and plotting its revenge. When Missy finds herself at the mercy of a madman, every minute counts.
Her shocking plight will have the hair on your neck standing at attention – in more ways than one!
The surprise ending will have you reaching for tissues and wanting for more!

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Book Review~ Mastered (The MASTERED Saga #1) by K.L. Silver

Mastered by K.L. Silver

Mastered by K.L. Silver

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1L2RGJD

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This deliciously unorthodox love story sweeps you up in the erotic journey of MISSY WEAVER. Deeply submissive but terrified of being labelled as ‘deviant’, Missy buries her true nature. In its place, she constructs an fulfilling but socially ‘acceptable’ half-life, where she exists quietly in militant self-denial.
The story alternates between Missy’s perspective and that of JAMES COLTON, whose unabashed Dominance leaves her knees weak and her mind reeling! While daringly depicting the ‘mechanics’ of a Dominant/submissive relationship, MASTERED also delves into the rarely addressed psychology behind it. You will come to know and care about these 3-dimensional, multi-faceted characters.You will take a peek into the forbidden and oft-misunderstood world of BDSM.
And finally, you will learn the truth.
The erotic excitement reaches its apex again and again, leaving the reader panting in anticipation. It is kicked up another notch by an unpredictable sub-plot, rich in imminent danger and intrigue! This unique storyline will keep you whet and wanting – excited to turn the next page!
In the end, MASTERED will have you begging for more!

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Book Review: Fighting To Start by S.L. Ziegler

Fighting To Start

 

Fighting To Start by S.L. Ziegler

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon Buy Link: http://amzn.to/1VZyH5Q

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Reed “Riker” Collins is my story… The beginning, middle, and end.

Our love was intense, emotional, and raw, the kind that sticks with you forever. I thought we had it all, the thing that would make us last… Until we didn’t.

Reed promised me forever, and I believed him with everything in me. But it’s never that easy. Without a second thought, Reed left me to follow his own dream of becoming a professional fighter. Five years of going through life without him has left me only drifting through life, never truly living, leaving me more damaged than ever before. But then, Reed walks back into my life when I needed him the most. Will I be able to forget all the pain he caused? Will he be able to heal the emotional wounds his love had left me with?

Can I fight to start? Or will I end up forfeiting it all just to make it go away.

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