Aug 162014
 

Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
Series: Monument 14 (# 1)
Release Date: June 5, 2012
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 294
Source: book won in a contest
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Your mother hollers that you’re going to miss the bus. She can see it coming down the street. You don’t stop and hug her and tell her you love her. You don’t thank her for being a good, kind, patient mother. Of course not—you launch yourself down the stairs and make a run for the corner.

Only, if it’s the last time you’ll ever see your mother, you sort of start to wish you’d stopped and did those things. Maybe even missed the bus.

But the bus was barreling down our street, so I ran.

Fourteen kids. One superstore. A million things that go wrong.

In Emmy Laybourne’s action-packed debut novel, six high school kids (some popular, some not), two eighth graders (one a tech genius), and six little kids trapped together in a chain superstore build a refuge for themselves inside. While outside, a series of escalating disasters, beginning with a monster hailstorm and ending with a chemical weapons spill, seems to be tearing the world—as they know it—apart.

 

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Aug 162014
 

Maximum Adjustment by Lillian Mackenzie Rhine
Series: Romance on the Go
Release Date: May 10, 2014
Publisher: Evernight Publishing
Pages:   44
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Jus Trimbel is having a bad day. Correction…Jus Trimbel is having the week from Hell. Not only is he gaining a new boss, Maxim Waterstone, who is beyond difficult but he also has to travel to Milan, Italy with him. That’s not the biggest issue of his day. Jus is ultimately attracted to the blue-eyed devil that is Maxim and he can’t shake his near obsession.

However, we all must remember every dark cloud has a silver lining and every vineyard can make pretty intoxicating wine. Confused…well check out Maximum Adjustment and fall in love.

 

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Aug 032014
 

Rules of Engagement by Jillian Leigh
Release Date: May 22, 2013
Publisher: Boroughs Publishing Group
File Size: 212KB
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Long ago, Hugh Trevalyn invented a fiancée to fend off marriage-minded females. Now he must procure the perfect girl to play the part.

Who better than Amelia Grant, his oldest and dearest friend? She alone might understand—and forgive—his moment of madness upon beholding the beautiful Lucy Meriwether, a moment that resulted in Hugh’s first real proposal of marriage and Lucy’s vow to meet his ex-fiancée in the flesh. However, as the proposed conversation snowballs into an elaborate charade involving Hugh’s rakish cousin, scandal, and inappropriate kisses, as Hugh risks Amelia’s friendship to win Lucy’s hand, a wise reader has to wonder: What exactly are the rules of engagement? And, after the battle, whose heart will be won?

 

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Aug 022014
 

Bear Hugs by Margaret L. Carter
Release Date: September 11, 2013
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave Twilight
Pages: 70
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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When Terri met Beorn—the only man she’s ever known who is tall and broad enough to make her feel delicate—at last year’s Renaissance Faire, she thought they had the beginnings of a relationship.

Though he promised to keep in touch, he vanished from her life at the end of the Faire season. With the start of the new season his house hob shows up with an invitation to Beorn’s home—located in the middle of a forest where it can’t possibly exist. He claims to be under a curse he can break only by making someone happy. Since there’s nobody else he would rather bestow happiness on, he does his ravishing best to fulfill Terri’s most passionate desires. But there’s a difference between pleasure and happiness. And Beorn’s time is running out.

 

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Jul 262014
 

A Vow To Keep by Lana Williams
Series:  The Vengeance Trilogy (# 1)
Release Date:  July 27, 2012
Publisher:  self published
Pages:  343
Source: book provided by the author for review

 

 

Medieval Romance – England 1245. Sir Royce de Bremont has spent his entire life plotting revenge against his traitorous uncle. Kidnapping the man’s bride-to-be brings Royce one step closer to fulfilling his vow of vengeance.

Lady Alyna of Montvue has no desire to marry nor to become a pawn in a game of vengeance. Her only wish is to find a safe place to raise the orphan gifted with second sight she vowed to protect.

The beautiful lady and her precocious son make Royce long for a family of his own, yet until he reclaims his birthright, he has little to offer them. Alyna soon realizes this bold knight has captured her heart but fears she’s merely part of his plan for revenge. As passions rise, Royce must choose vengeance or love.

 

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Jul 262014
 

Run to Texas by Stephy Smith
Release Date: March 27, 2013
Publisher: Astraea Press
Pages : 148
Source:  book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

In 1850, Martha Harding chased her husband’s killers to Texas. With the plan of revenge, she takes on the name of Mattie O’Sheay. She finds herself close but not close enough. Landing in the small town of Linden proved to harbor more than the killers, but also a tall handsome ranger, James Parker.

The beautiful woman he kept his eyes on rented a room at his mother’s boarding house. James Parker kept Mattie O’Sheay’s identity secret to help draw out the killers of her husband. Little did he know, the killers were not the only ones to tear her world apart. Is he man enough to put it back together again?

 

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Jul 122014
 

Collar Me in Paris by Sidney Bristol
Release Date: February 13, 2013
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave Publishing Inc.
Pages: 161
Source: Book provided by the publisher for review

 

 

What begins as Clay’s first family vacation with his new wife quickly dives into disaster. He may be the submissive in their relationship, but he’s no shy violet. Bianca has taught him the quickest way to turn her on is a challenge, so he’s throwing down the gauntlet.

Bianca butts heads with not just her brothers, but also her husband when the family torturing begins. But the joke is on him. She’s ready to put him through the most erotic misery of all. She’ll show him who’s Dominant in their relationship until he’s screaming for more.

Their relaxing Paris vacation turns into a mad dash through the ancient streets, a competition of wills and a new exploration of what it takes to make their relationship work. From bondage, discipline and very public orgasms to navigating the Métro, family feuds and overcoming the language barrier, they’re going to redefine the word fun.

 

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Jul 112014
 

Home for the Holidays by Diane Leyne
Release Date: February 28, 2013
Publisher: Siren Publishing
File Size: 673 KB
Source: Book provided by the author for review
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Nelly O’Malley is heading home for Thanksgiving. As the only unmarried child, she is facing a lot of pressure to get married and start producing grandchildren. She’d told her family she was bringing her boyfriend, but they’ve broken up by the time Thanksgiving rolls around.

Jack O’Dell is a widower who has been concentrating on his business after losing his family years earlier. When Nelly’s car crashes on the slick roads, Jack rescues her and drives her to the family home. She persuades him to join them for Thanksgiving dinner as a thank-you, not realizing her family will mistakenly believe he is the boyfriend they’ve been told about, and they love him. Luckily, Jack agrees to play along and the heat rises between them. But when she finds out that the car accident was no accident, she has to discover if Jack was her savior or trying to kill her.

 

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Jul 032014
 

The Longest Night by Kara Braden
Series: Night series (# 1)
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Pages: 320
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review

 

 

This could work, whispered the little voice in the back of her mind, the voice that had been silent for seven years…

SHE SOUGHT SOLACE IN SOLITUDE

Years ago, former Marine Captain Cecily Knight fled her dark past and the nightmares forever haunting her nights. Alone in the remote Canadian wilderness, she survives day to day…until Ian Fairchild comes storming into her life and shatters her protective seclusion.

UNTIL ONE TOUCH BARED HER SOUL

Aloof but intriguing, defensive but undeniable, Ian is everything Cecily shouldn’t want but can’t ignore. He watches her with shrewd blue eyes, as if determined to decipher her secrets…and for the first time in years, she finds herself coming alive beneath the hands of a man with too many scars to count.

As the hushed and harsh winter closes in around them, two lost souls find themselves on the precipice of a love that could save their lives…or destroy them forever.

 

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Jun 212014
 

Bunny Hunt by Stephanie Beck
Series: F*ck Like Bunnies (# 4)
Release Date: August 2, 2013
Publisher: Ellora’s Cave
Pages: 48
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Cliff had spent hours at the Bunny Club, drinking and fucking—until he found out what they really were and they tried to kill him. Now his mission for revenge takes him on the ultimate cat-and-mouse chase, only these mice wear bunny ears, bikinis and a lot of glitter. Surveillance, explosives…trampolines…it’s an adventure like no other. Cliff’s single-minded chase takes him deep into bunny territory, where the truth of the bunny lifestyle emerges. He’s outnumbered, outskilled and out of luck. What do werebunnies do to hunters who threaten their fun? Cliff is going to wish he’d left this hunt to someone else.

 

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