Nov 282014
 

Hope Springs Eternal by Elle Marie
Release Date: March 22, 2014
Publisher: self published
Pages: 230
Source: Book provided by author for review

 

 

A determined woman who will not abide anyone’s wallowing. A stubborn man who has lost the will to live. An attraction neither can deny, but both will try to.

Lady Sofia has been kidnapped, imprisoned, and tormented for the past three years of her life: by her society, by her family, by her betrothed. When escape finally presents itself in the most unlikely of forms, she takes it, daringly rescuing a man from a watery grave that he craves. What she does not realize is that she has set into motion a series of events that cannot be changed and will forever alter her fate.

Lord Caleb wants nothing to do with women, nothing to do with his father, and nothing to do with life. When a strange woman rescues him from the waters of the Thames, he has no choice but to follow her whether he wants to or not. Her allure is undeniable, even if she infuriates him at every turn. She pushes him to stand, to walk, to be a better man. He never needed any of that in his life before. Finally, when he admits his attraction to her, she turns her back on him, like all the other women in his life since the accident. But this time, he will not accept defeat so easily, for he has found his reason to live.

 

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Nov 242014
 

Need You Now by Lisa Renee Jones
Series: Shattered Promises (# 0.5)
Release Date: October 28, 2014
Publisher: Evil Eye Concepts
Pages: 80
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Life is hard. Life leaves you beaten, broken…alone. Then one day, a stranger touches your hand and you feel something intense, unforgettable, but yet, you want to forget. You need to forget. It’s safer than believing in things you’ve decided don’t exist. You know all about shattered promises and lost hope. You know them so much better than you know this excited, warm, wonderful feeling, and it scares you. He scares you, but he also makes you feel alive again. He makes you realize you haven’t really been living. You’re surviving and you fear he’s the one who’ll make you forget how to keep doing it. But what if he’s the one who changes everything?

 

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Nov 142014
 

Glitterland by Alexis Hall
Series: Glitterland (# 1)
Release Date: August 24, 2013
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Pages: 224
Source: Book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

Once the golden boy of the English literary scene, now a clinically depressed writer of pulp crime fiction, Ash Winters has given up on love, hope, happiness, and—most of all—himself. He lives his life between the cycles of his illness, haunted by the ghosts of other people’s expectations.

Then a chance encounter at a stag party throws him into the arms of Essex boy Darian Taylor, an aspiring model who lives in a world of hair gel, fake tans, and fashion shows. By his own admission, Darian isn’t the crispest lettuce in the fridge, but he cooks a mean cottage pie and makes Ash laugh, reminding him of what it’s like to step beyond the boundaries of anxiety.

But Ash has been living in his own shadow for so long that he can’t see past the glitter to the light. Can a man who doesn’t trust himself ever trust in happiness? And how can a man who doesn’t believe in happiness ever fight for his own?

 

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Nov 132014
 

All He Desires by C.C. Gibbs
Series: All or Nothing (# 3)
Release Date: November 4, 2014
Publisher: Forever Romance
Pages: 364
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

Kate knows the irresistible attraction she feels for Dominic Knight could forfeit her chance at happiness, but she’s finding it impossible to stay away…

Knight Takes Queen is the final installment in a trilogy featuring the clever and sensitive Katherine Hart and her indomitable billionaire lover, Dominic Knight.

 

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Nov 052014
 

Love Above See Level by Spencer Dryden
Release Date:   November 7, 2014
Publisher: Breathless Press
Pages:  27
Source: book provided by the publisher  for review
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A beach bum/surfer is smitten by a woman six feet seven inches tall. But can his infatuation turn to love above see level?

Clayton Stoner is a blond, bronzed, hard-bodied, beach bum/surfer living the life of a thirty-one-year-old Peter Pan in a tiny oceanside cottage near St. Augustine, Florida. One calm Sunday, he sees a strikingly beautiful woman who is six feet seven inches tall taking paddle surfing lessons at the local surfer’s beach. He is immediately smitten, but unable to get her attention when he encounters her at a nearby convenience store, and again, later that day, as she is running along the beach where he is relaxing. They finally connect when he is sent to do plumbing repair work at the beach cottage she is renting. She continues to spurn his friendly advances. It looks hopeless for him until fate intervenes. But can a laid-back surfer and a woman driven by career achievement see eye to eye well enough for a long-term relationship?

 

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Oct 312014
 

The Heart of War by Lisa Beth Darling
Series: Of War (# 1)
Re-release Date: January 5, 2014
Publisher: Moon Mistress Publishing
Pages: 594
Source: Book provided by the author for review

 

 

Meet Ares God of War, the Alpha Male to beat all Alpha Males and the greatest Warrior the world has ever known. He’s moody, grumpy, dominant, ravenously sexual, and above all, built like a Greek God.

Get lost in this sweeping dark saga of lust, rage, revenge, and redemption. Battle Ancient Gods while falling in love with Ares God of War and Alena MacLeod. They share a love that will rock the world from the heights of Olympus to the Celtic moors.

 

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Oct 302014
 

Long Hard Ride by Lorelei James
Series: Rough Riders (# 1)
Re-release Date: June 26, 2014 (originally published May 2007)
Publisher: self-published
Pages: 287
Source: book purchased by the reviewer

 

 

One lucky woman is in for the ride of her life with three sexy cowboys…

During summer break, wannabe wild woman Channing Kinkaid is offered the chance to shed her inhibitions and horse around on the road with a real chaps-and-spurs wearing rodeo cowboy.

From the moment Colby McKay—bull rider, saddle bronc buster and calf roper—sets his lust-filled eyes on the sweet and fiery Channing, he knows she’s up to the challenge of being his personal buckle bunny. But he also demands that his rodeo traveling partners, Trevor and Edgard are allowed to join in their no-holds-barred sexcapades.

Although Channing secretly longed to be the sole focus of more than one man’s passions, all is not as it seems with the sexy trio. Colby’s demand for her complete submission behind closed doors tests her willful nature, and his sweet-talking ways burrow into her heart.

Will Colby have to break out the bullropes and piggin’ string to convince this headstrong filly that the road to true love doesn’t have to be as elusive as that championship belt buckle?

Warning: this story has tons of explicit sex, graphic language that’d make your mama blush, light bondage, ménage a trois, and—yee-haw!—hot nekkid cowboy man-love

 

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Oct 262014
 

The Red Serpent Club by Claudia Meyler
Series: Red Serpent Club (# 1)
Release Date: July 31, 2014
Publisher: self-published
Pages: 189
Source: Book provided by the author for review

 

 

When Lucie-May Adler starts work for the beautiful but mysterious owner of one of the largest companies in New York, she has no idea where the job will take her. Christopher Renton is beyond a control freak, and not what a naive girl who is just getting over her first break-up needs. But Lucie-May is drawn to him, despite others warning her off. Will she cope with Renton’s all-consuming need for her, or will she be drawn into something darker than she imagined?


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Oct 252014
 

My Haunted Gay Blender’s Love Affair, and Other Twisted Tales by Agibail Roux, Andrea Speed and Anne Tenino
Release Date: August 10, 2014
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Pages: 276
Source: book provided by publisher for review

 

 

Die Laughing.

A collection of not-so-chilling tales of love and laughter from three of the genre’s masters of pulp.

In The Bone Orchard by Abigail Roux, Pinkerton investigator Ezra Johns and US Marshal Ambrose Shaw have a lot to learn about life—and the afterlife—in their quest to bring a vicious murderer to justice. Fortunately, they’ve got all the time in the world to figure it out.

In City of Monsters by Andrea Speed, an ex-investigator turned some-kind-of-shifter (he doesn’t know, but with his luck, it’s probably nothing cool) is hired to find a missing reverse tooth fairy in the hellish dimension of Dev. But even simple things aren’t easy for a guy with more vices than virtues, and his situation gets even more complex when a hot newcomer to Dev with a taste for danger joins him on the case.

In Horny by Anne Tenino, a group of supernatural law enforcers enlist the help of a human, Ryan Caulfield, to catch Zeus: the god voted Least Likely to Keep It in His Pants. But there’s more to Ryan than even he knows, and the satyr searching for Zeus is tempting him with far more than simple justice.

 

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Oct 222014
 

Touch of a Ghost by L.M. Brown
Re-release Date: October 10, 2014
Publisher: Breathless Press
Pages: 74
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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What if you could only touch your lover one night of the year? Halloween night is all you have when in a relationship with a ghost.

Drew Jessop wants a life without ghosts. He doesn’t want to see, hear, or talk to them. Ignoring them should be relatively simple. But Drew soon finds that Benji Richards, an eternally gorgeous ghost from the fifties, is not so easy to ignore.

Halloween night is approaching and both Drew and Benji know what it could mean for them. From sunset to sunrise, it is the one night of the year when a mortal can feel the touch of a ghost.

 

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