May 272015

The Playhouse by Katey Hawthorne
Series: Superpowered Love (# 7)
Release Date: May 11, 2015
Publisher: Loose Id LLC
Pages: 107
Source: book provided by the publisher for review



Summer has been Lily McBride’s favorite time of year since she was a kid, because that’s when the Brookesville Playhouse opens its doors. Now that she’s an adult and works as their tech director, Lily wants more for her beloved Playhouse: a larger audience, a longer season, and exciting shows to draw new patrons.

This year, though, she also wants Genevieve Mason, a pretty starlet-in-the-making from the local university, recruited for the season’s tech crew. Genny throws her heart and soul into the place too, adding her own dreams of representation to the ‘must-have’ list, and using her sweet voice and surprising flare for pyrotechnics to draw the crowds in droves. They work so well together; it’s not long before their summer crush blossoms into a steamy affair.

Lily’s falling hard but always feels like Genny’s holding something back. And then there’s the dreaded Brookesville Arts Council–supposed to be a support system for all things cultural, instead dragging the Playhouse down with their old-fashioned stubbornness. There are a lot of hurdles to jump and egos to deflate before they can get what they want, both for the theater and from each other.


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May 252015

Love Beyond Boundaries Book 2 by Cara Downey
Series: Book 2
Release Date: February 15, 2015
Publisher: self published
Pages: 50
Source: Book provided by the author for review



Love truly knows no boundaries… It doesn’t know the difference between gender, race or social status. This second collection of poetry follows the journey of two people who are deeply in love with one another. Dive into the second collection of erotic poetry where love truly knows no boundaries…


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May 252015

Love Beyond Boundries: A Collection of Erotic Poetry by Cara Downey
Series: Book 1
Release Date: March 28, 2014
Publisher: self published
Pages: 69
Source: Book provided by the author for review



Love knows no boundaries… It doesn’t know the difference between gender, race or social status. This collection of poetry follows the journey of two people, who through ups and downs, never gives up on their happiness or the love they feel for each other.


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May 062015

The Arsonist’s Apprentice by India Harper
Series: Some Like it Hot
Release Date: October 20, 2014
Publisher: Liquid Silver Books
Pages: 62
Source: book provided by the publisher for review



Fighting fires runs in Josh Brooks’ blood. Setting fires used to be Dylan Anderson’s claim to fame. Now the two men must work together to unravel a string of arsons before one of them gets burned. For sizzling passion and suspense, you won’t go wrong with The Arsonist’s Apprentice by India Harper, the latest addition to the Some Like It Hot Collection.

For Josh Brooks, firefighting is in his blood. Unfortunately for him, Dylan Anderson was working the other side of the fire, having served eight years in prison for arson. The two are thrown together against everyone’s better judgment when Josh’s role in the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Fire Investigation Unit and Dylan’s role as an insurance investigator bring them together to investigate a string of suspicious fires.

Despite Josh’s reservations and the long-held belief that firemen and arsonists shouldn’t mix, he can’t seem to keep out of Dylan’s bed. But just when Josh starts to overcome his preconceptions, he becomes Dylan’s prime suspect. Losing Dylan and his career are the least of Josh’s worries. If he can’t find the real culprit, he’ll be following in Dylan’s footsteps.

To prison.


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May 042015

Worth Waiting For by Bea LaRocca
Series: Dare to Dream (# 3)
Release Date: September 3, 2014
Publisher: Siren Publishing
Pages: 308
Source: Book provided by the author for review



When Nick Stevens walked into the office, Marcus Anderson realized that he’d found the man of his dreams…until he learns that Nick is already taken. Determined to make the best of an uncomfortable situation, Marcus tries to keep a polite distance, maintaining a strictly professional relationship with his co-worker as he struggles to keep his personal desires to himself. Until the night that he finds Nick alone in a bar, hurt, angry, and too drunk to stand on his own. In order to help him, Marcus must put his personal feelings aside so that he can be the friend that Nick needs. Not entirely sure that he can pull it off, he helps Nick get home, tucks him safely into his apartment, and watches over him through the night. Convinced that Nick will never see him as anything more than a co-worker, he resigns himself to his fate. That of being a man who is permanently relegated to the “friend zone.” Until Nick kisses him that is…


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Apr 292015

The Lifeguard and the Geek by Jamie Urban
Release Date: September 15, 2014
Publisher: Liquid Silver Publishing
Pages: 78
Source: book provided by the publisher for review



If a sexy, straight lifeguard and a closeted, virginal geek can get past their fears they might have a shot to turn their unlikely friendship into a scorching-hot chance at true love. The Lifeguard and the Geek by Jamie Urban proves that sometimes best friends make the best lovers!

A virgin and in the closet, graphic novelist Griffin Parks visits California for work and instead finds himself face-to-face with sexy ex-pro surfer Drew Lynch. A card-carrying geek, Griffin knows he has zero chance with the straight and handsome Drew.

Lifeguard Drew Lynch is between girlfriends and oddly enchanted by sweet, awkward Griffin. Secretly bi-curious, but never enough to act on his same sex interests, Drew seeks Griffin out, drawn to the guy in a way he’s never been to anyone before.

The more time Griffin spends with Drew, the more he likes the man behind the outgoing lifeguard persona. And with each day Drew shares with Griffin, his sexual curiosity about men, and Griffin in particular, ignites a little more.

Both men notice each other and like what they see, but each is skittish about rocking the boat. Can this lifeguard and geek let go of their fears enough to reveal their deepest secrets and desires? Do Griffin and Drew dare risk their friendship for a shot at true love?


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Apr 262015

A Feast of You by Sorcha Grace
Series: The Epicurean Series (# 3)
Release Date: September 3, 2014
Publisher: Sorcha Grace Publishing
Pages: 305
Source: Book provided by the author for review



The love affair between beautiful food photographer Catherine Kelly and billionaire gourmand William Lambourne is now a full-course meal…

Cat and William have had the right recipe for mind-blowing passion from the very start, and now their whirlwind romance has gotten serious. They’re practically living together, and sharing William’s luxury Chicago penthouse is even more delicious than Cat could ever have imagined. But life in William’s mansion in the sky quickly becomes complicated. Demons from his past are back and they want to harm what’s most precious to him: Cat. He’ll do anything in his power to protect the woman he loves, even hiring an elite security team. Cat loves that William wants to keep her safe, but she’s not used to being a target—or being so dependent. And then there’s her new boss, Hutch Morrison, the ex-rockstar-turned-world-renowned-chef, who stirs up another kind of trouble. Cat and William may be a perfect pairing, but when dangerous forces threaten to tear them apart, it will take more than just their undeniable chemistry—and their insatiable appetites—to survive it.  


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Apr 262015

When All the World Sleeps by Lisa Henry and J.A. Rock
Release Date: March 22, 2014
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Pages: 360
Source: Book provided by the publisher for review



Daniel Whitlock is terrified of going to sleep. And rightly so: he sleepwalks, with no awareness or memory of his actions. Including burning down Kenny Cooper’s house—with Kenny inside it—after Kenny brutally beat him for being gay. Back in the tiny town of Logan after serving his prison sentence, Daniel isolates himself in a cabin in the woods and chains himself to his bed at night.

Like the rest of Logan, local cop Joe Belman doesn’t believe Daniel’s absurd defense. But when Bel saves Daniel from a retaliatory fire, he discovers that Daniel might not be what everyone thinks: killer, liar, tweaker, freak. Bel agrees to control Daniel at night—for the sake of the other townsfolk. Daniel’s fascinating, but Bel’s not going there.

Yet as he’s drawn further into Daniel’s dark world, Bel finds that he likes being in charge. And submitting to Bel gives Daniel the only peace he’s ever known. But Daniel’s demons won’t leave him alone, and he’ll need Bel’s help to slay them once and for all—assuming Bel is willing to risk everything to stand by him.


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Apr 232015

Forbidden Nights by Lauren Blakely
Series: Seductive Nights (# 5)
Release Date: February 17, 2015
Publisher: Lauren Blakely Books
Pages: 350
Source: book purchased by reviewer



She has been the star of his dirty dreams for years.
Sexy hotel CEO Nate Harper has lusted after his good friend Casey Sullivan for a long time, and she’s cried out his name in pleasure countless times in his fabulously filthy fantasies. But even though he’s quite skilled at pleasing a woman, he won’t act on his intense desire because he knows he’s no good for her. After the kind of hurt his ex inflicted on him, he’s a committed playboy for life, and Casey only wants true love.

All that changes one hot night when she comes to him with a proposition he can’t resist — she wants him to teach her to be submissive in the bedroom. Casey soon learns how very much she likes letting go of control to him. She’s never been more turned on in her life than she is in Nate’s arms. And he’s never been more taken by a woman.

The only trouble is as she experiences what it means to let go, he starts to experience what it means to feel again…And the lessons in seduction threaten to turn into so much more than either one bargained for…

What happens when years of desire and lust ignite a passion that can’t be denied? 


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Apr 192015

Raven Takes a Pearl by Sharon Lynn Fisher
Series:  Fantasies in Color (# 2)
Release Date: October 29, 2014
Publisher: West 26th Street Press; Black edition
Pages: 40
Source: book provided by the author for review



Pearl knows it was Raven who stole her mama’s heart — a beautiful quartz stone given to her by Pearl’s father right before he died. She sets off alone to the crow-man’s keep determined to bring back the stone, but she’s caught by a servant and taken to the tower. The dark-winged ruler of the keep isn’t at all what she imagined, and he isn’t about to let Pearl go before unlocking all her mysteries — mysteries she never dreamed her body possessed.


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