All posts by Angie J

#IAE19 #Authorspotlights – D.A. Roach

D.A. Roach

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

D.A. Roach, born and raised in the Midwest. I love hockey, music (80’s hair bands & new alternative rock), and making mixed media art. I love reading and writing PNR, and YA drama/romance. I’m a horror movie addict…the scarier the better! I also love birds and have 2 pet cockatiels.

Where is your favorite place to write and what food must be present?

Meeting people interested in my books, and meeting new authors and bloggers.

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

Helena Hunting

What author would you love to write with?

Larissa Ione

What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

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TWITTER: https://twitter.com/daroach12books
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What are your buy links?

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#WOTR19 #RELEASEBLITZ – Love, Loyalty and Mayhem: A Motorcycle Club Romance Anthology

Attending Authors Mary Martel and Chelsea Camaron

Title: Love, Loyalty and Mayhem:
A Motorcycle Club Romance Anthology
Genre: Motorcycle Club Romance/Romantic Suspense
Release Date: July 16, 2019
Bad Boy Alpha Alert!
Twenty of your favorite MC authors come together to bring you brand new, never released stories from some of your favorite motorcycle clubs.
Love
Life with a biker is an adventure full of twists and turns. When love is involved, MC men never back down from what they want—they fight for it.
Loyalty
Loyalty is the foundation in any motorcycle club. Break it, they break you. There isn’t a line they won’t cross to protect who or what they claim as their own.
Mayhem
These men live a life made by their own set of rules. Chaos tends to always find them. You cross them, the consequences are swift. 
Hold on for the ride as this talented group of authors come together to bring you an anthology like no other.
Your favorite clubs, new clubs, and everything in between can be found in this collection filled with suspense, action, adventure, romance and so much more!
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All profits from the Love, Loyalty & Mayhem: A Motorcycle Club Romance Anthology will be donated to Bikers Against Bullies USA.
BAB USA is a national not-for-profit organization created by bikers to raise awareness and empower the community to fight the terrible effects of bullying on young people through education, community outreach and fundraising. https://www.bikersagainstbulliesusa.com

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#IAE19 #AuthorSpotlight – Amabel Daniels

Amabel Daniels

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

Amabel Daniels lives in Northwest Ohio with her patient husband, three adventurous little girls, and a collection of too many cats and dogs. Although she holds a Master’s degree in Ecology, her true love is finding a good book. When she isn’t spending time outdoors, she’s busy brewing up her next novel, usually as she lets her mind run off with the addictive words of “what if…”

Where is your favorite place to write and what food must be present?

\Anywhere without interruption! If I’m really in the zone, I won’t even stop to eat.

What are you favorite things about attending signings?

Meeting all the readers! Talking about books is always an excellent way to pass time.

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

Sandra Brown

What author would you love to write with?

Haven’t considered it.

What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

Meeting my first “fan”!

What are your social links?

Facebook: https://facebook.com/AmabelDaniels/ @AmabelDaniels
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14589104.Amabel_Daniels
Twitter: https://twitter.com/amabel_daniels
Website: www.amabeldaniels.com
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/amabel-daniels
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amabeldaniels/ @amabeldaniels
Newsletter sign up: http://bit.ly/2k0emBd

What are your buy links?

Here is my first book, Better Than the Best
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#WOTR19 #TwinsieForTheDayBecky #Review – Twisted, Tangled Web #1 by Aleatha Romig

The underworld of Chicago is far from forgiving. It’s a world where knowledge means power, power money, and money everything.

While I paid the ultimate price to have it all, it wasn’t my decision to give up my life.

That doesn’t mean I ceased to exist, only to live.

Going where the job takes me and living in the shadows, with deadly accuracy I utilize the skills inherent to me, not knowing from where they came, not recalling what I’d lost.

And then I saw her.

Laurel Carlson.

I shouldn’t want her, desire her, or need her, yet with each sighting I know she is exactly what I have to have. Laurel has the ability to do what I thought was impossible. She sees what others don’t.

My gut tells me that it’s a deadly mistake to change my plans and open my world to her. My mind says she’ll be repulsed by my twisted existence.

None of that matters, because my body won’t take no for an answer.

I’ve made dangerous mistakes before.

This time, will the price be too high?

From New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes a brand-new dark romance bringing us back to the same dangerous underworld as SECRETS. You do not need to read the Web of Sin trilogy to get caught in this new and intriguing saga, Tangled Web.

TWISTED is book one of the TANGLED WEB trilogy which will continue in OBSESSED and conclude in BOUND.

Have you been Aleatha’d?

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Review by Becky

You know you are in for a roller coaster ride when Aleatha is steering and a series called Tangled Web.  She won’t let you down! This review will not spoil the story.

Laurel and Russ’s relationship was friends with benefits.  They worked well together and trusted each other.  They had each other’s backs.  That is until the twisted story line starts with the fund raiser for their research and it’s benefits.  There’s more to Stephanie, Laurel’s assistant, than what Aleatha give us in Twisted.

Laurel’s hairs raised when she saw Kader at the fundraiser.  The magnetism between the two of them dripped.  Laurel’s neck hairs raised and her panties got wet.  There was something between them and Aleatha made sure you could feel it as you read her words.

Throughout Twisted, Kader continued mention “his mission”.  He never spelled it out. Never said it.  Until the cliff hanger!  Shame on you Aleatha.  Now making us wait.….hanging.tormented.   

Aleatha only has dripping hot, sexy men in her books and they all have stories that will twist you up. I have a mental note of Kader’s past.  I’m not going to lay it out there.  I’m going to see if I’m right.

If you haven’t been Aleatha’s yet, grab Twisted.  You will not be disappointed!

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Aleatha Romig is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana, USA. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of over thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist and spent her nights writing. Now, when she’s not imagining mind-blowing twists and turns, she likes to spend her time a with her family and friends. Her other pastimes include reading and creating heroes/anti-heroes who haunt your dreams and bring your imagination to life!

Aleatha released her first novel, CONSEQUENCES, in August of 2011. CONSEQUENCES became a bestselling series with five novels and two companions released from 2011 through 2015. The compelling and epic story of Anthony and Claire Rawlings has graced more than half a million e-readers. Aleatha released the first of her series TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE, INSIDIOUS, in the fall of 2014. These stand alone thrillers continue Aleatha’s twisted style with an increase in heat.

In the fall of 2015, Aleatha moved head first into the world of dark romantic suspense with the release of BETRAYAL, the first of her five novel INFIDELITY series that has taken the reading world by storm. She also began her traditional publishing career with Thomas and Mercer. Her books INTO THE LIGHT and AWAY FROM THE DARK were published through this mystery/thriller publisher in 2016.

In the spring of 2017, Aleatha released her first stand-alone, fun, and sexy romantic comedy with PLUS ONE, followed by the sweet stand-alone, ONE NIGHT.

Aleatha is a “Published Author’s Network” member of the Romance Writers of America and PEN America. She is represented by Kevan Lyon of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.

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#IAE19 #AuthorSpotlight – Stephanie Salvatore

Stephanie Salvatore

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

My name is Stephanie, I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and I am passionate about creating! If I’m not working my butt off at my full time job and writing all the words, you can find traveling, diamond painting, spending time with my bratty furr babe, Brody. We like to take car rides and sass off to the coffee baristas at Starbucks. You can also find me taking over Social Media with all things Montgomery Beauty!
Coffee and pepsi keep me going at lightening speeds, while I create the next best novel!

Where is your favorite place to write and what food must be present?

My favorite place to write is while I’m working. I plug my headphones in, get lost in the music and type away. No specific food has to present unless we’re counting a gallon of coffee.

What are you favorite things about attending signings?

This will be my very first signing! Yay!

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

JM Walker

What author would you love to write with?

Chad Michael Murray

What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

My favorite memory as an author thus far is completing two huge bucket list items which consisted of going to fan conventions and sharing Sausalito Nights with Chad Michael Murray [He is a huge inspiration and also a published author.] The second bucket list item was taking Sausalito Nights to Las Vegas and showing Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki that I did it! I finally published my first novel, and the pride-filled look on Jared’s face – because it was priceless!

What are your social links?

Facebook Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/SassySalvatoreWritesWords

FanGroup: https://www.facebook.com/groups/448910852168867/

IG: author_stephanie_salvatore

Montgomery Beauty Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/SassySalvatore/montgomery-beauty/

Twitter: @SassySSalvatore

What are your buy links?

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Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Stephanie-Salvatore/e/B07MDPCS3P/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

#review – Dungari Rise (Alien Alphas of Pilathna #1) by Nikki Landis

Dungari Rise (Alien Alphas of Pilathna, #1)

Synika was his mate and he didn’t give a damn if she refused.

“You’re going to be my bride. I’ll make certain of it.” 

Synika has hidden from the dominant alien race that conquered Earth 100 years ago in search of fertile females. She’s a strong-willed and headstrong woman who knows what she wants and it isn’t belonging to some Dungari male and auctioned off at the annual Choosing. When she meets Tuvari and their worlds collide, Synika is forced to confront her prejudices and decide if the Dungari male is her friend, foe . . . or maybe more.

Tuvari helped establish the first colony on Earth and works with the Dungari Bureau of Human Affairs. He’s a soldier and a warrior with a reputation, determined to keep his race from extinction. Strong, charismatic, confident, and sexy as sin he’s used to getting his way and exactly what he wants. Until he meets Synika. Tuvari has always believed his one true mate existed but could he dare to fall for a human?

Is it love, lust, or something more that draws the two together? In a world torn apart and ravaged by lies, can Tuvari and Synika move past the betrayal of a nation and find common ground?

Dungari Rise is first in a new exciting series of alien romances with heat, Alien Alphas of Pilathna.


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I received this book from the author for an honest review.

YIKES!!  And WOWZER!!!

Tuvari and his people came to Earth looking for females.  They weren’t the nicest or sweetest of dudes that is for dang sure.  They were a bit arrogant since they are the top of the apex now.

Synika has been hiding from this culling or Choosing Ceremony.  Her brother has done a lot to shelter her from the world that they live.  However, she is taken to be part of a harem for a prince who is not the kindest of people.  But Tuvari sees Synika and he knows he needs to tread lightly. Her sass and fiery nature put his heart all kinds of wild.    He is a brother to the Prince and starts to do everything he can to protect an save her.

The book is very open to the brutality that Synika sees and it can be a bit difficult to read but the main character is strong.  She is able to over come and forge a strong relationship with Tuvari.

This book was hard to read at times but I really enjoyed the sci-fi nature of the book along with the dystopia feel.

Nikki Landis

Nikki Landis is the award-winning & Amazon bestselling reverse harem, paranormal, and sci-fi author of over 30 romance and erotica novels. Her recent release Refugee Road is the Gold Medal winner of the 2017 IPPY award for Best Romance/Erotica. Her stories have all heat levels so you’re sure to find something you love. Nikki grew up sneaking her mother’s ‘bodice rippers’ and falling in love with the stories. Now she enjoys writing her own as well as reading and reviewing on her blog with a couple of like minded friends, the Picky Bitches Book Blog.

#WOTR19 #NewRelease #BDSM #PartOfASeries #TwinsieForTheDayBecky – Sabrina’s Seduction (Love Strictly Tested Book 2) by Anna Hague

 
Sabrina’s Seduction (Love Strictly Tested Book 2) by [Hague, Anna]

Desperate to understand my best friend’s choice to be a submissive to her Dom husband, I decide to study BDSM for my Master’s thesis in Sociology. The very thought of giving up control terrifies me…until my research takes me to a “play party” and I witness Cameron Terry spanking a sub. The striking Dominant’s unassuming power mesmerizes me, exciting me in ways I’ve never known possible while my sheltered and strict upbringing tells me this new desire is immoral. But when at last I plead for what I crave, I struggle on the edge of fear and bliss. Can I change who I’ve always believed myself to be?


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Review by Becky

I received the book for my honest review.

I was new to Anna with Book 1 and thoroughly enjoyed Angel’s Collar.  You didn’t disappoint me with Book 2, Sabrina’s Seduction.

Reading how Bri came to crave and enjoy sex on the edge sucked me right in.  What separated Bri and her BFF Emma now had Bri’s girlie parts on fire.  A fire that was lit and taught by the infamous Cameron Terry. Sizzle me girlie parts… wow!

Emma had spilled the secrets of her and Jordan’s “strange to Bri” lifestyle.  And to who….Jessica a very hungry reporter. Bri knew all about Jessica and warned Emma if her misplaced trust.

Anna twisted us around as she told us all about Jessica.  As Bri became enlighten in BDSM by 

Cameron, Anna shows us to be open and non-judgmental in a lifestyle different than the prim and proper lifestyle.  Don’t knock it till you try it.. Oh boy baby did she ever try it and loved it.  

No spoiler here…..I know there’s more to the Cameron/Jordan story. I also know that I can’t wait for Book 3 to get the Jessica scoop.

If you want tingly lady parts or rising cheek color, don’t miss skip over Sabrina’s Seduction!

 

For 25 years, I’ve worked as a sports writer. I decided now was the time to pursue romance fiction as an author. I found a great group of RWA author friends who have helped me tremendously. 
I get great support from my husband, and although they don’t know it, my three parrots and dog give me a huge boost everyday.

#WOTR19 #Review #Paranormal #Shifters #Dragons – Wyatt:Discovering His Mate, part of The Black Mountain Pack Series by Miranda Lynn

Wyatt : Discovering his Mate

Can the love between the last dragon shifter and a human save the world from a magical war? Wyatt had given up on love. As the last dragon shifter, he’s resigned to a lonely existence and the fact he’ll never find a mate. Protecting humans and fellow shifters from a rogue warlock faction will have to be enough. Natalie has always wanted more out of life. Being her mother’s caretaker in a small town with too many secrets isn’t the kind of glory her dreams have promised. That’s why she lives vicariously through her best friend — the daughter of a prominent warlock. That is until she meets a brooding and mysterious shifter destined to change everything. The last thing Wyatt wants is to put his mate in danger. Natalie never thought she’d have to betray her best friend. But if they want to prevent a war that could destroy their world, they’ll have to risk their love and their lives or watch everything they know and love burn to ash.


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I received this book from the author for an honest review.

GAH!!!  Wyatt has totally been someone I was lookin’ forward to reading since we were introduced to him.  I mean HELLO DRAGON SHIFTER!!!  Yes please!!!

The one thing I want anyone to know about this book is the FEELINGS you will get while reading.  Wyatt is so afraid to HOPE for a mate.  He is beyond numb to the Goddess giving him a mate since he is the LAST Pure Blood Dragon shifter in the world.  He has just thrown himself into helping his friends and packs.  He is over wanting and wishing and just realized he will be alone until his dragon loses his mind, at which point, he will be “put down”.   You can FEEL his loneliness in the story.

When the Goddess grants Wyatt his mate you can actually feel his anger and frustration at this gift of a mate.  He is so scared because any mate of his will be a target.  You can feel his fear and watch him push away this precious gift!!

Natalie, friends, she is AWESOME!!  I mean she is sweet but strong.  She is kind but fierce.  She will NOT be just a wallflower anymore to her friends.  She is starting to realize after being told she is fated to mate a dragon; she needs to be strong and confident.  A dragon needs a strong mate not a weak woman.

Again, friends….the anxiety of these two was so heavy!!  GAH the push and pull and the almost kisses were driving me CRAZY!! I was like JUST FREAKING KISS AND CLAIM HER WYATT!!!!!!

I can’t say enough about the story because it was probably my favorite story so far in the series and that is saying a lot because I am pretty sure Mack, my baby daddy, is not going to like hearing this news!!!

Seriously, if you enjoy angst, heart, more angst and just all out amazing chemistry, THIS IS A GREAT story for you.  Its also a great introduction to the amazing world Miranda has built with the Black Mountain Pack.

Side note: If Stephen doesn’t get a book next, I will cry.  His character was so much fun to read!!!

Mother to two boys, 3 four legged babies, and wife to a loving husband who doesn’t mind the extra voices in her head. Miranda grew up on a dairy farm in Illinois, but calls Portland, TN home now. She is an avid reader, coffee addict, and loves her day job working at the local public library. Though her true passion is in creating her own worlds, characters, and stories for her readers.

#IAE19 #AuthorSpotlight – JC Valentine

J.C. Valentine

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

Hola! I’m JC Valentine. I enjoy long walks on the beach and sweet iced tea, no matter the weather. My kids are my life, my husband my rock and often a source of inspiration, and I collect animals like some people collect beanie babies. A writer of all things romance, you never know what I’ll deliver next, so strap yourself in, open your mind, and enjoy the ride–you won’t be disappointed 😉

Where is your favorite place to write and what food must be present?

I write wherever I can. Living room, in bed… as long as it’s quiet and uninterrupted and I have a bowl of chips beside me, we’re good to go!

What are you favorite things about attending signings?

The anxiety! All kidding aside, it’s always amazing to meet readers and catch up with fans–and do a little fangirling myself!

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

JR Ward is my unicorn. I may not write like her or even in her genre, but she rocks my socks and I devour her stories.

What are your social links?

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JCValetineAuthor
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Website: www.jcvalentine.com
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#WOTR19Authors #NewToMeAuthors #AntiHero #Paranormal #Shifters #RH #Wolves #Dark #Contemporary #Series #Comedy #Over30Romance #Apocalypse #Zombie #Dystopian – Twinsie Angie’s Top 5….eeerrrr…Top 6 from January to June 2019

The beginning of the year I have been swamped in real life.  When I looked back, I was like WOW!! I did read a lot more then I remembered reading.  The books I have picked aren’t really all over the place like in previous years.  I have done lots of Paranormal/Dystopian reading as of late and so it seems to have taken over my top 5….errrr….6

I am going to start my top 5…errr…..6 with my authors who will be attending Writers on the River.  This is the charity event my blog supports each and every year.  We are the main blog hosts.  More information or ticket information on the event held in Peoria, IL on Jul 20th is HERE 

Melanie Jayne, Mary Martel, Maggie Adams, and Valerie Twombly

Feel Me (The Novus Pack Series Book 2)

Feel Me- M Jayne/Melanie Jayne

Goodreads HERE

TRIGGER WARNINGS

This is book 2 and you must read book 1 to follow the story.

Sometimes, Goodbye is the Only Way

Raider Black, Leader of the Novus Pack, will do anything for his people. His word is his bond no matter the sacrifice. Novus has always come first.

Theodora Morrissey is a gift from The Goddess to the Lycan world. It doesn’t take someone with her psychic abilities to see that her future is in jeopardy.

When Theo is discovered bloodied, beaten, violated, and broken, Black must find a way for her to be healed or his dream for their future will be destroyed.

I received this book from the author for an honest review.

Lord. I finished this book last night and I am still having a hard time trying to figure out how to word my review. This book is absolutely everything a person who loves paranormal will want and need to read. The emotional build of this story is so overwhelming I was in tears by 7% of the story and again I was bawling by 30%. There is so much that happens to Theo and Raider. SO much happens to the Novus Pack plus all the friends of the couple in this story. It is impossible to read the story and leave it without being utterly stunned by the genius writing and flow.

I KNEW going in this book would have hard and difficult content. Melanie kept apologizing to me for what I was about to read. But the journey the couple takes IS needed for them both to realize they need the other to complete themselves.

Raider is so selfless in worrying for his people first he does the hardest thing he has ever done by letting Theo go. Theo knows Raider and the Pack will not be ok unless she leaves so she makes the decision to leave for another Pack. These two make the ultimate sacrifice, putting aside their love and desire for the other for everyone one else so Raider can keep his promise to another Pack. When that sacrifice ends up costing Theo, she pays the highest price a women can pay, Raider and the pack come to aide THEIR Seer.

The couple deal with A LOT. They deal with the guilt they both have. They deal with the inability to express themselves for fear of what the other might be thinking or wanting. They deal with miscommunication over everything they have been through.

This book is absolutely about love and the price people pay. It’s about commitment and how you don’t turn your back on those you love when times get hard. It’s about loving people even when they don’t love themselves. It’s about FAMILY and how even when you fight, you never really turn your back on those you love.

The emotions run deep in this story. The laughs are hard to come by at times, but the bonds of love and family are throughout the story. I will say seeing the set up for Lore’s mate……my heart was going pitter patter. That mass murdering wolf, personal guard and tutor of Theo’s has a special place in my heart. Also seeing Tex will be having a story later on down the road too made me happy.

I cannot wait for another book in the series. I cannot wait for more from this pack and the characters. It makes me so happy to be privileged to get early copies even if life sucks and I have to wait 2 weeks to read it.

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Ashes (The River Ash Pack, #1)

Ashes, The River Ash Pack Book 1 by Mary Martel

Goodreads HERE

TRIGGER WARNINGS

Cordelia has never known anything but the safety of her fathers guarded compound where she’s lived her entire life. A life that, as the alphas daughter, has always been a privileged one, albeit an incredibly sheltered one.
Until one night, life as she knows it, is flipped entirely upside down when she’s promised to another alpha in order to buy safety for her father’s pack. This doesn’t exactly sit well for Cordelia seeing as she has different plans for her life, even if she doesn’t know what those plans are just yet. Out of fear of what she doesn’t want her life to become, she does the unthinkable and tells her father the one thing he’ll never tolerate from anyone in his pack, especially not his daughter. She tells him no.
As a result, Cordelia learns just what kind of depraved man and alpha her father is and is left a broken, bleeding mess because of it.
After finding kindness and compassion from two strange men who show up at the compound and help her when she is no longer capable of helping herself, Cordelia does the only thing she thinks she can do in order to survive and not be stuck in a world of abuse and misery.
She runs.
Unfortunately for Cordelia, she doesn’t make it very far before she finds herself in trouble again and at the mercy of another male with alpha tendencies. This alpha also comes with a brother by blood and one by choice.
The problem is, Cordelia’s not so sure she could ever find a place in a pack again after everything she’s survived. She won’t have long to figure it out though because, no matter the cost, her father is determined to find her and bring her home.

Warning – Due to certain sensitive sexual subject matter and abusive situations, this book may contain triggers for some people.
It’s also a Reverse Harem book.

I received this book from the author for an honest review.
Jesus lemme get my head straight after reading this book. If there are a few things you need to know about Mary and her stories here they are…..Her men love FIERCE, Her Women are NOT WEAK, The chemistry is crazy in all the right places, and there will be blood…LOL …but I am serious!!
Now if you read the trigger warning I will say it’s not AS ROUGH of a scene as I was expecting or have read in the past but friends, its hard. Its hard because how can someone who should love and protect you, do that to you!! Its also quickly done and done well so we feel for Cordelia, but mainly so we can understand the shape that Cal and Luca find her in…it was bad…….
Cal, Luca and Darius……they are all so special to Cordelia for their own reasons, but this book is owned by Darius. Dude, he was so scary and then so sweet but so fierce. I mean I don’t think I knew how menacing he was until we see him with his old pack….dang he was hawt!!!
Cal and Luca long for their time for Cordelia but understand and show true patience to be with their girl because make no bones about it, SHE. IS. THEIR. GIRL!
Seeing the story of the impending war due to everything that plays out in the book is making me on edge because the 4 of them need to be on the same page to stick together and to make sure no one feels left out of this unusual mating!!

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Uprising: Dark Horizons 1 (Eternally Mated Book 7)

Uprising: Dark Horizons Book 1 (Eternally Mated Book 7) by Valerie Twombly

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“We can’t fight evolution, only ride it out and hope the ending is in our favor.” Ryder Mattis

As a former Navy Seal, beating the odds is something Ryder excels at. However, the world has changed and his transformation into a vampire gives survival a whole new meaning. If that isn’t enough to ruin his life, a plague unleashes utter destruction on humanity. He knows he has what it takes to protect those who survive even if they don’t like his rules. What he doesn’t count on is a female with stormy eyes and a will to live getting under his skin.

Kayla has lost everyone she loves to the red death. Surviving the plague is one thing, but a vow made to her dying father puts her under the protection of a predator. Surprised at how her body reacts to Ryder when he feeds, she has a hard choice to make. But when tragedy strikes and forces the vampire to give her his blood, she morphs into something no one could ever predict.

The new world doesn’t come with a handbook and when fate brands them as potential mates, they are not prepared. They can either battle each other, or band together in a fight for survival. The future holds no guarantees, but being alone might be worse than death.

This is a spin-off series and can be read as a standalone or, with the Eternally Mated series.

I received this book from the author for an honest review.
I know I saw this every time I read a paranormal but It’s my JAM!!! I love love love me some paranormal. I love shifters, vampires, demons, angels, and all the possible additions to a storyline. This book, which is a spin off series, was just what I needed and loved.
I am going to start by saying I have NOT read the Eternally Mated series. However, I will be rectifying that soon. I did not feel I missed anything or was lost at any point of the story. I think the storyline was filled in during this book about what happened in the other series. SHEW right!!!!
So this book is taking place during the end of the world essentially. Ryder and his group of Navy Seals are set to protect the last few remaining humans to help repopulate the world after The Red Death has destroyed everyone. He is one of the original vampires and he has turned a few of his trusted men into vampires to help get the job done. He only asks that females who do stay with them, help feed his men to keep them alive. Pretty decent trade off…surviving death for a few sips of your blood right???
Ryder is getting ready to leave when a sassy, pink haired beauty who is also a pain in his ass shows up and informs him he needs to protect her. Seems Ryder and her dad were Navy buddies. From the start of Kayla and Ryder meeting, the sparks and chemistry sizzle!! I mean they are so hilariously attracted and annoyed by the other it makes for great reading.
Kayla has lost everyone and is bound and determined to make it to this Ryder guy for protection. She surely did not plan on the attraction to the alpha male and his over the top protection of her.
Kayla and Ryder plus another couple soon find a strange mark that they have no clue what it means. Kayla and another soon find out they too have another secret about why they have survived the Red Death when everyone else has died.
On top of all the couple drama, we are dealing with rogue vampires, gross looking demons running amuck annnnd the portal to hell being opened to rid the Earth of humans in general….Yup LOTS happening in the story!!!
I can not wait to read the next story but I will be trying to get the other 6 books of the other series read ASAP too.

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MINX

Minx by Maggie Adams

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A romantic comedy about friendships, flirtations, and the elusive “Fantasm!”

Hi! I’m Miranda Blake and this is my story. Well, sort of. It’s more like a twisted fairytale, if you believe in them. Except there’s no beautiful, young princess with perky breasts, perfectly coiffed hair and a sassy attitude. I’m closing in on fifty, thirty pounds overweight according to Weight Watchers, and, after nursing two kids and that bitch, gravity, doing her job, I’m lucky the ladies don’t hit my knees. The gorgeous brown mane of hair is slightly frizzy from my ridiculous attempts to recapture my youth by dyeing the hell out of it. As for sassy attitude, well, it wasn’t so long ago that I was a doormat. And the charming prince who sweeps me off my feet into the life of my dreams? I have a dog called Prince, German Shepherd, who knocks me on my ass if I’m in the way when the doorbell rings. Does that count?

I received this book from the author for an honest review.

OMG this book was hilarious!!! I seriously LOVE the characters of the story. Miranda and her crew of best friends were so awesome to read. But the temptation tug of which brother, Reed or Ritter, was great too! Miranda’s friends are seriously the best people around. They lover her 110% and are going to do anything and everything to make sure she gets the HEA with a good guy this time around.

Miranda legit is told by her DB future ex its over. They are getting ready to leave for a cruise when he drops the bomb, she is being replaced by a younger woman and she is to get outta their family home ASAP. Miranda rallies her troops and they set to help her find herself and pick herself back up after 20 years of marriage.

What skills does an outta work housewife, stay at home mom have? Well she has enough to charm a playboy named Ritter into hooking her up with a job at his company. When she meets his very stuck up brother, Reed, she is confused as to how they can be so different.

As the story unfolds, we begin to see different sides to both men. Neither is who we thought they were. Is Ritter the good guy or a DB? Is Reed really an uptight jackass or just a guy protecting his heart????

I seriously snickered so many times reading this book and loved, loved, loved how it all played out.

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Revenge (Revenge Series #1)

Revenge, Revenge Series book 1 by Christine Besze

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Six years they stole from me.
Six years I’ve done my time.
Six years I’ve waited.
Six years I’ve heard her screams over and over.
No more.
It’s time to collect.
And it’s their blood that will be spilled.

Asher Savage spent his life protecting the innocent, taking monsters off the streets. He never thought he’d become one.
Charlee Vega was a pawn in a game she never knew she was playing. An innocent caught up in a war of greed and hate.
Revenge has fed his monster for years, but it comes at a price. Is it one he’s still willing to have her pay?
She’s a means to an end. A complication he never saw coming. And sometimes those are the most deadly of all.
***This book is a standalone and contains mature/graphic subject matter. For readers 18+***

I received this book from the author for an honest review.’

The blurb totally got me for this book. I have never read anything from this author, but the book was so ANTI-HERO that I had to read it. I mean the main dude was going to be totally broken and ruthless so what girl wouldn’t fall in love with him??? I am here to say this book did NOT disappoint at all. I was totally glued to my kindle and could not put it down. The story flowed so well and I was so engaged with each additional characters….gah I need more from this family of brothers!! I mean Ax …come one….Zane…what makes him tick but Asher…holy mother of hotness!!!

So the story starts and we are in picture perfect world. Asher is running home with flowers for his wife and pretty quickly it alllllll turns bad….like real bad. Then we see Asher sitting back and waiting…waiting…waiting. When he is out of prison, he and his brother begin the revenge of Lauren. Poor Charlee is the means to an end for Asher but when he falls for her spirit and fire…he soon realized, with the help of a few punches by his brother, maybe she is more than just the end but maybe she is the beginning he needs???

Charlee loves her papa, but she knows he is an evil man. She knows he is not a good man by any stretch of the imagination but he is her papa!! No matter what, she will love him even when he is a bit possessive of her and over-protective.

When Asher and Charlee meet, the chemistry is oooooooofffffff the charts!! Holy Cow!! The more they trust and respect the other they soon start to care which is totally crazy but then they soon start to lean and rely on the other….People!! This book was crazy good!!!

I LOVED the twist at the end and I cannot wait for more because like I said the brothers need a HEA as well!!

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Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor: An After Zombie Tale of Love & Survival (Last of Us Book 1)

by Nikki Landis

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The world has gone to shit and the zombie apocalypse is now responsible for wiping out humanity.

One girl believes she’s all alone and the world’s last hope for survival . . . but is she the key, a threat, or something else entirely?

*** Book 1 of a new series, contains mature content ***

I received this book from the author for an honest review.

Zombies make my heart so happy. When my blog got a request to share this books release, I was super excited and reached out to ask for a review copy. OMG am I so happy I did. This book hits all my zombie book expectations…..Zombie encounters, feisty heroine, alpha hero, and plot twists and turns galore! Man was I loving it and unable to put it down!!!

Our heroine, Bailee, is alone after the world went to crap for a year exactly when she stumbles into the hands of the local military group (and uber alpha bossy Sawyer) during a failed scavenger mission. The men know a secret about Bailee, but Sawyer is kinda interested in our feisty girl and wont follow orders just yet to turn her over to the main operations.

We see a lot of push and pull between Saw and Bailee which creates a lot of chemistry!!! But what also is amazing to read, the ZOMBIE ATTACKS!! Yes folks there are a lot of zombies in the book and many different kinds of zombies….this totally made my heart happy. We’ve got slow zombies. We’ve got fast zombies. We’ve got tracker zombies!!? Yikes!!

The books momentum and flow were great for reading. I mean the group was always under attack or in conflict, so it was very fast paced, and action packed!!

My ONLY issue with the book….it seems to flip from 3rd POV to 1st POV through the story. At first, I thought I was a weirdo and reading it wrong, but I found it a few times in the story. I am not a fan of 3rd POV so it took me out of the reading element and then it would drop you back in to 1st POV. Honestly this small issue will not stop me from reading the other books in the continuing series because after the way the story ended I NEED to know what happens to our team of misfits.