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#WOTR22 Collision Force (Crossing Forces Book 1) by C.A. Szarek

The last thing Andi needs is a cocky FBI agent…
Badboy FBI agent Cole Lucas always gets his man. So when the unthinkable happens and one gets away, Cole grits his teeth and hunts the human trafficker all the way to Antioch, Texas, where he collides with Detective Andi MacLaren.

Cole doesn’t do small towns and he doesn’t get involved with women he works with, but Andi tempts him in ways he doesn’t want to acknowledge.

Two murders, her partner shot and leading the investigation on her own, the last thing Andi needs is a cocky FBI agent that sees her as no more than a tagalong.
As a widow and single mother, she’s used to being on her own. When Cole gets stuck without a place to stay, crashing on her couch puts them in dangerous territory.

Attraction and passion bring Andi to a place she left behind when her husband died.
Her three-year-old son quickly wiggles his way into Cole’s heart, and he starts contemplating things—family, love—that he’d never planned for himself.

Can being forced to work together make them stronger or will their differences jeopardize their case and their hearts?

I chose to read this book because so far I have loved everything that C.A. Szarek has written. Love fantasy romance? Read Sword’s Call. 😉

Collision Force is Romantic Suspense and wow does it ever live up to the genre. It’s fast paced and keeps you on your toes from beginning to end. It’s definitely a page turner and I didn’t want it to end. You fall deeply in love with the characters and at time’s want to bash their heads in. When does that not happen in a romance book? Lol!

Andi is headstrong and I just love her. Definitely one of my favorite heroine’s. She keeps Cole on his toes and isn’t afraid to speak her mind. She’s a role model for young girls and I can’t wait to read about her and Cole.

Cole…yeah, wow. Ok, he’s hot. Shower scene? Holy crap balls batman. LOVED IT! Definitely yummy and a perfect alpha male. Love him!

Without giving too much away, some things happen to bring Andi and Cole together and I, as demented this may sound, really love the bad guys. They’re written so well, they creep me out and that’s the point right?

I think Andi and Cole will be my favorite couple throughout this series just because they were the first but I can’t wait to read the next book. Great job C.A. Szarek and keep up the wonderful work!

#WOTR22 #TwinsieOfTheDayPam #Review – Love Letters Lost by Miranda Lynn

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Genni

Being back in my small hometown for Gran’s funeral sent me into a full-blown panic attack, and at that moment, a handsome stranger swooped in, becoming my salvation. From first glance, Brian made me weak in the knees with his commanding disposition and firm yet gentle touch. He pulled me in.

I took a chance on him…and all hell broke loose. Caught in the crosshairs of a mob war, I’m kidnapped for the sole purpose of being used as collateral in a power struggle I can’t begin to comprehend. I believed he would save me though. I needed to trust Brian to get me out of there and to introduce me to the enticing world of BDSM. Now, my life is in his hands as we battle against the clock to ensure my survival.

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Visiting Illinois to catch up with an old friend was an ideal weekend…made far more delectable when I saw her. Genni was a damsel in distress who awoke my Dom side with a desperate need to protect her..to care for her..to guide her into my world.

But there is evil out there I can’t shield her from, and it ensnares her in its ominous web. With my family’s background in high-stakes security, I call them in to help me track down her kidnappers. One way or another, I will get her back alive, and I will never let her go again.

*Love Letters Lost is part of Samantha A. Cole’s Suspenseful Seduction World

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Review by Pam

Great Suspenseful Seduction.

So good! ML did a great job, joining the SSW. Just the right amount of suspense. Brian and Genni meet in sad circumstances. Right from the beginning, they are attracted to each other. Genni has only had vanilla relationships. Brian is a Dom in the BDSM world. Love the suspenseful seduction. I have read the Trident series books. Loved seeing old friends. I really want to see a book about Jason. To see if T Carter can straighten him out. From a True Fan…Pam James

Mother to two teenage boys, 2 four legged babies, and wife to a loving army veteran 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, wine lover, crafter, and beginning quilter. Though her true passion is in creating her own worlds, characters, and stories for her readers.

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#WOTR22 #RomanticSuspense – Burning Resolution, Stonebrooke Book 1 by T.M. Cromer

Armed with a New Year’s resolution and a surly attitude toward physical fitness, Erica Sutton hires a personal trainer to whip her pudgy self into shape. What she hadn’t bargained for was Zack Sharp – the owner of Workout World – assigning himself to be her workout nazi.

An obsessed ex-lover of Zack’s notices the attention he is paying Erica and sets out to remove the competition by any means possible.

Now, Erica and Zack are holed up, debating the merits of donuts, sex, and love while their crazy stalker sets out to light their world, quite literally, on fire. It’s a race against time to find their assailant before the relationship they’ve started to build is burnt to the ground.

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I received this book for an honest review.

*Snort* Yes I am still laughing at this book.  I mean if you like funny and insane then this my friends is a book for you.  I mean the first chapter had me LAUGHING so hard and out loud.  It’s an over the top yet so much fun read.  I think that if you enjoyed Tara Sivec’s writing then you will need to read these as well!

Erica, the main character is soo me….packing on a few pounds and hating the way she looks she decided to go to the gym.  Holy Mother of God who is the work out sadist…errr…coach??  Why yes hottie from high school Zach that’s who!  The banter had me cracking up at parts and laughing so hard.  When the two are flirting and thinking about the good old high school days there is a bit of drama which causes Erica and Zach to spend more and more time together which makes them become more and more attracted to each other.  The chemistry was hot and their relationship was a wild ride.  The suspense storyline was good but you can kiiiiiiinda figure it out but the twist we get was something I wasn’t expecting!!

Yes there were times I was gonna vagina punch Erica for letting her insecurities push Zach away and same to him with a solid nut punch because he would compare Erica to women from his past but generally I loved the two.  I laughed so hard and was thrilled when the book 2’s story line started to take shape…man Mason and Shondra are gonna be so much fun to read because he opened his mouth and inserts his foot A LOT around her!!  LOL

Job titles she currently holds: Author, Professional Waster-of-Time, Hammock Mounting Safety Instructor, Margarita Mixologist, and Spoiler of Dogs.

On a serious note: Until now, “a jack of all trades, master of none” best described T.M. Yet, through all her career changes, her husband has been a SAINT. He would always gently encourage T.M. to return to her real love – writing. She’s always felt it is important to be true to yourself, and to feed your soul. So, here she goes on this wonderful new adventure. She hopes you’ll join her.

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#ReleaseDay – Sainted, The Invisibles #8 by Heather Slade

Sainted

He’s a playboy M16 agent trying to change his ways.
She’s straight-shooter working for the CIA.
Together, they’re INVINCIBLE.

SAINT
I’ve got a reputation to mend—a lifestyle to correct. Hell, I’m no saint; I like my women. But I want this job more than anything. Walking the straight and narrow is going to be hard, but being an INVINCIBLE is even harder. And the hardest job of all: keeping my hands off of the sexy CIA assistant who has me praying for mercy.

HARPER
With a cheating ex and a new job on the horizon, I just need to blow off some steam. Sleeping with a rugged and hot stranger does the trick—right up until my first day of work when I’m face-to-face with my one-night stand. Now, we’re working together, and things are heating up. Whoever said that the sinners are much more fun have never met SAINT.

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Heather Slade gave herself the gift of writing a book for her own birthday one year. Thirty-plus books later (and counting), she’s hit a couple of best-seller lists and has had the time of her life. For Slade, the joy is in the writing, but nothing makes her happier than hearing from a reader who tells her that she’s made her laugh or cry or gasp or hold her breath or stay up all night because she can’t put one of her books down.

The women she writes are self-confident, strong, with wills of their own, and hearts as big as the Colorado sky. The men are sublimely sexy, seductive alphas who rise to the challenge of capturing the sweet soul of a woman whose heart they’ll hold in the palm of their hand forever. Add in a couple of neck-snapping twists and turns, a page-turning mystery, and a swoon-worthy HEA, and you’ll be holding one of Slade’s books in your hands.

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