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#WOTR22 #ReleaseDay #DoubleReview #Paranormal #Shifters #FatedMates – Bold, Alumbra Pack Book 2 by AJ Renee

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True mates should be protected at all costs, even when their past comes barging back in.
Joel was content in helping his alpha and cousin with pack matters. Protect witches, hunt down pack family members, attend a long pack weekend put on by the alpha’s mate? Check, check, and check.
Laying eyes on his true mate wasn’t what he expected, but it’s the best thing he could have hoped for. When she begins ghosting him, he’s forced to dig deep for patience.
Lea was a survivor. At least that was what the psychologist she saw told her. Getting past the horrors her life had become was one thing. Meeting her true mate and feeling worthy of their fated destiny was another.
As if navigating the waters of a true mate weren’t hard enough, she runs into the man who set off the horrid chain of events that ruined her life.
Can she accept he’s unlike the men of her past, or will their open wounds be the death of them?

Alumbra Pack
Rebel
Bold

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Review by Twinsie Angie

I was given this book from the author for an honest review.

Oh Joel.  You hot piece of pack meat!!  We met Joel and knew he was part of the alpha, Peter’s, inner circle.  He was always off doing pack business but also being a protector to pack members.  When he comes home and hears Lea singing, he knew she was his.  Knowing she was a survivor of the horrors the women had gone through but the pack saved, he was ready to be patient and kind to win her over.

Lea was a mess of fear when her body came alive when she saw Joel.  Fear kept her away and fear made her push him but mainly fear of what could happen if her past before the kidnapping was found out.  Lea was outted by her friend about her fear which tears Joel apart.  I felt so bad for the wonderful pack member.  But her rejection is just too much for the soft hearted were.

When Joel and Lea start to make some head way to see why the fates mated them together, her past comes tumbling out in a big and terrible way.  I loved seeing Lea form a backbone and fight for what she wanted.  I loved seeing Joel realize she was stronger than he imagined.  Their love story was such a great read.

Guys, I loved Peter and Joel in their books but I think Xander is going to steal my heart.  He is too funny and grumpy that I am head over heals for this were.  I am beyond excited for Adira’s book and the mysterious man who has her allllllll messed up!!!

I received book from the author for an honest review.

I loved this book as much as I did Rebel.  Peter had my heart beating double time but Joel had me swooning.  I cannot wait for all these wolves to find their true mate. Joel gives Lea the time she needs which could possibly end up killing them both.

Joel works for Peter on projects that take him out of town for long periods of time. When he returns the night of the party, he knows Lea is his when he hears her singing and sees her.  Lea sees her true mate, Joel, but she is scared her past will sneak up on her. While trying to push her true mate away she unknowing could harm both of them.

One of Joel’s assignments ends up bringing Lea’s past right to their door. I love that Lea does not back down and run but shows the strength inside her. She is such a strong werewolf and she lets it out to take what is hers.

These two go through so much and have to learn to trust one another. I love how this pack works well together. They all make up a great team when they are put in situations.  They are resourceful always finding a way to pull together and come out on top. I am in love with this entire pack and cannot wait to see where this story goes and who everyone’s mate is. I am especially excited to see who Xander or even Alton’s mate will be but it looks like Adira is next up in the mate department.  She is going to be another strong female heroine and I cannot wait to hear her story.

AJ Renee loves to write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When she isn’t writing or interacting with her readers, you can find her spending time with her family or reading.

She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

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#WOTR22 #Novella #Medical #TwinsieOfTheDayPam – Wes, Love in Scrubs Book 3 by AJ Renee

Wes (Love in Scrubs Book 3) by [AJ Renee, Angie Wade]

From the author of the St. Fleur series comes a fun tale of finding love in the emergency room.

Nurse. Mom. Daughter. Natalia Kruze wore many hats, but mom was the role she was most proud of. As a single mom, she couldn’t be everywhere at once, but she had been blessed with a patient son and helpful parents. Dating wasn’t high on the priority list, so it was safe to say it had been years since she’d experienced any kind of electrifying spark from a man.

With her defenses low after missing another soccer game, a patient catches her eye. Sexy and decidedly stubborn, Wes Wilkins succeeds in leaving his ER visit with her number.

Had they finally found the love they deserved, or will they put their dreams second to their kids’ needs?

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Review by Pam

Wes: 5***** Stars
Family Committed
Gah!!! Crying now. It’s so good! Each book in this series can be read as a stand alone. But I highly recommend that you read them all. Each one gets better. You will need tissues for this story. Natalie and Wes meet in an unconventional way. I love the way AJ thinks. Lots of humor. Love the commitment to family. From a True Fan… Pam James.

Such a fun set of books to read.

AJ Renee is a military wife and mother of three. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

She loves to read and write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When not working, you can find her playing World of Warcraft, board games, or outdoors for a run or hike.

#WOTR22 #novella #medical #Series #TwinsieOfTheDayPam – Jason, Love in Scrubs book 2 by AJ Renee

Jason (Love in Scrubs Book 2) by [AJ Renee, Angie Wade]

From the author of the St. Fleur series comes a fun tale of finding love in the most unexpected place.

Being stood up for a first date was the last thing on Ava King’s mind. Yet Mr. Wrong opened the door to Mr. Sexy, who’s already sitting next to her at the bar. One drink becomes two, and going against her own code, she goes home with the charming stranger.

Waking in Jason’s foreign bed sends her into a panic, and she escapes before any morning-after awkwardness can ensue.

Can fate bring them together again to see if their chemistry transcends one steamy night of passion?

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Review by Pam

Jason: 5***** stars
Tug at Your Heart Good
This book made me an emotional mess. It definitely tugged at my heart. Ava runs from Jason after a night of passion. He does not have her # or her last name. When they meet up again, he wants another chance to get to know her. Great short story. It can be read as a stand alone. From a True Fan… Pam James

AJ Renee is a military wife and mother of three. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

She loves to read and write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When not working, you can find her playing World of Warcraft, board games, or outdoors for a run or hike.

#WOTR22 #Novella #Medical #Series #TwinsieOfTheDayPam – Joshua, Love in Scrubs book 1 by AJ Renee

Joshua (Love in Scrubs Book 1) by [AJ Renee, Angie Wade]

From the author of the St. Fleur series comes a fun tale of finding love in the emergency room.

The single life had been treating Hazel Rivera better than she’d anticipated. With no one to report to, she did as she pleased, which included if and when she’d have a man in her bed. She felt no shame in satisfying her own needs, but when toy-play goes wrong, she earns herself a visit to the emergency room.

Squirming in pain, the last thing she expected was to find a sexy nurse assigned to her room. She could lose herself in a man like him—sinful eyes, full lips, and a kindhearted attitude—but before she can catch Joshua Bradley again, she’s sent home.

When life hands them a second chance, will they risk their hearts?

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Review by Pam

Joshua: 4**** stars
Very Entertaining
This laugh out loud story has some very sexy scenes. I was chuckling right away. Hazel has an unfortunate incident and ends up in the ER where she meets Nurse Hottie. You have to read the book to find out why. This is a short story. I would have liked more because it was so entertaining. From a Fan… Pam James

AJ Renee is a military wife and mother of three. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

She loves to read and write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When not working, you can find her playing World of Warcraft, board games, or outdoors for a run or hike.

#WOTR22 #Paranormal #Shifters #Wolves #Witches #SpinOff #SeriesStarter – Rebel, Alumbra Pack Book 1 by AJ Renee

Rebel (Alumbra Pack Book 1) by [AJ Renee, Angie Wade]

He’d long given upon finding his mate, but when he does, is she too broken to trust their bond?
Meeting boys after curfew should have been innocent fun, but it turned Rosalia’s life upside down. Escaping the werewolf compound wasn’t an option, so she did her best to survive the twisted hell she’d been dragged to. Her dreams of having a real chance at life had been smothered by guilt and the realization she was too broken, even if she ever did see her loved ones again.
Peter had nearly given up on finding his true mate, but a mission to rescue a pack member’s sister leads him to Rosalia. If he’d known why she’d been impossible to locate, he would have left the pack in his beta’s care and moved mountains to save her sooner.
He must find the strength to rein in his wolf’s need to claim her and give her the necessary space to heal. Her body, heart, and wolf are at odds, with merely a thin string keeping her tattered spirit from coming apart. Can Rosalia learn to trust Peter, or are the jagged, invisible scars too deep?

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Review by Twinsie Angie

I purchased this book.

I LOVED PETER!!  I mean I have loved him since meeting him in the Broderick series.  You do not have to read the Broderick series to read this book OR the following books in the series BUT I highly suggest it so you understand the relationships.

Peter…he is the best alpha.  He loves his pack and those he deems pack like the witches in the Broderick coven.  He is fierce in protecting those he loves.  He is happy with his life, but he yearns for his mate.  He is happy for Brandy and her siblings but…yeah why can’t he find HERE!!!  Our calm cool alpha is outta his mind lately and he is not sure WHY. He can’t focus and is just hot tempered which is not Peter.  When the pack and the coven go to save some women, he is beyond mad to see his mate there…in the room of abused and battered women AND a sister to Claudia.

Rosalie is the brave one of the group.  She has done lots of things that many would find disgusting to survive abuse and horrors.  When she realizes they are being rescued and its by her sister, she is overjoyed and then…..she sees him.  The large wolf is her mate. She is scared given she has seen how alpha tend to treat women.

Rosie and Peter have a lot to overcome but Peter becomes more the man we know and love.  He is doing everything to make sure she knows she is safe and wanted no matter what she as been through.  He is doing everything to put her at ease to him and his caring.  The waters these two navigate was pretty wicked at times but Peter never faulters.  GUYS I loved him even more!!!  GAH!!  PETER!!!

I am so excited for this series and absolutely love that the Brodericks are just as front and center in this series as Peter’s pack was in their story.  But I really wanna know whats up with Xander but Lea and Joel!! EEEEP!!!!

I cannot wait!!

AJ Renee is a military wife and mother to three young girls. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Master of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology while working at the library.

She loves to write steamy romance with suspense and a happily ever after. When she isn’t writing or interacting with her readers, you can find her spending time with her family or reading. AJ enjoys traveling, researching family history, and all things New Orleans.

Twinsie Angie Top 5 from July until December 2021 – #WOTR22Authors #Witches #Paranormal #SeriesFinale #Duet, #Mafia #dark #Family #Shifters #UglyCry #RH #Alpha – Cursed Luck by AJ Renee, Vow to Protect by JL Beck and Monica Corwin, His Reluctant Mate by Miranda Lynn, Timestamps by KL Kreig, and Quinton by Mary Martel

Hey friends!!  What a year!!  I admit I spent a lot of time this year with rereading oldies from 2012-2014 but I did read some great new ones to share with you.

The following authors are attending authors:

AJ Renee, Monica Corwin,  Miranda Lynn, Mary Martel and KL Kreig

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Here are my top 5 new reads for you in no order at all.

Cursed Luck (Broderick Coven, #5)

Edward Broderick was anything but lucky.

His intuition made him suave in both business and life. Unfortunately, his debonair style went out the window when an ethereal beauty slipped into his life. No woman had made him feel like a tongue-tied fifteen-year-old before.

Free-spirited Mia Hemlock didn’t live by others’ expectations. Yet her easy life was shaken by the arrogant and awkward, yet handsome, man. Not even her earth magic could ground her heart when she became consumed by the man.

Will they accept the goddess’s love match, or will they allow misunderstandings and greed to force them apart?

Broderick Coven Series:
Cursed Love
Cursed Sight
Cursed Whispers
Cursed Touch
Cursed Luck

My 5 Star witchy review is HERE 


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Vow to Protect

They call me a monster.

Murderous and hateful.

Beautiful but broken.
Nothing can calm the ever raging storm inside of me. As the ruthless leader of the Doubeck family there is a certain standard of brutality I have to uphold.

To be gentle or kind is a weakness I cannot afford.

That is until the day I meet her.

Beautiful, innocent, and so very afraid.

Valentina is a rival family’s daughter, and the little temptress has purposely tangled herself in my dark web.

She seeks me out, needing my help, but the price for what she wants will be steep.

Since my father’s death I’ve needed a wife to solidify my family name and this woman has piqued my interest.

We strike a deal intertwining our futures.

I’ll put a ring on her finger, own her body, keep her safe, and kill them all.

I make a vow to protect her at all costs.

That is until her secrets come to light, and I’m left with the choice of becoming the monster she’s only ever heard rumors about.

**This is a dark forced marriage mafia romance, that ends on a cliffhanger. It contains dub-con/non-con as well as other scenes that may be triggering to some readers.**

My 4 star Romeo Juliet Mafia love story review HERE

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Her Reluctant Mate (Night Shift Series Bk 2)

Diego

Known as DJ among his pride, Diego Cordova moved to South America to escape his life as an assassin and torture expert for a cartel. His ability to turn off his humanity is what kept him alive through all the ugliness thrust upon him. Yet his soul is scarred from each life he took… making him feel unworthy of a mate.

How could anyone love him when they learn of all he’s done?

Kymber

Kymber Prescott knows her boss, Ricardo, is a horrible person, but she’s powerless to escape him. Even so, she‘s irresistibly drawn to DJ and refuses to let Ricardo hurt him, or his loving pride. To protect them all, she’s willing to gamble with the one thing Ricardo has yet to rip away… her life.

Tapping into the side of himself he thought he put behind him, DJ fights to free Kymber from Ricardo’s clutches. Will he get to her in time? Or will her freedom be auctioned off to the highest bidder?

My 5 star Holy hawt alpha review HERE

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Time Stamps by [KL Kreig]

Time stamps.

Our life is marked by them. Significant milestones to the seemingly mundane. All of them have a place. A purpose. Moments and chapters stacking on each other, building scars and memories. Creating stories that are only ours to tell.

But those stamps are finite, pre-determined. And eventually our allotment runs out.

This is our story. Our collection of time stamps. The culmination of our love, our struggles, our redemption and our heartbreak. This story isn’t always easy, but it is real. A genuine account of utter devotion, where every page is crammed with pure emotion and truth and the gift of loving another person more than yourself. Share with us in our dreams, our laughter. Cry with us in our sorrows, our pain.

Take this journey through our time stamps with Laurel and I, and I will meet you at the end.

~ Roth Warren Keswick

Ugly snot sobbing cry review HERE

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Quinton by [Mary  Martel , Mary  Martel]

Quinton Alexander is the head of his coven, or so he thinks.

He’s the type of man who would go to any extreme to protect his loved ones, and he’s also the type of man who would do anything it took to make sure they are all happy.

He grew up in a way that taught him that the only thing that really mattered in this whole world was keeping the people you love safe—a lesson he learned at a very young age from his twisted, sadistic father.

But sometimes in a man’s life, it’s nice to know that the people you love care just as much about you as you do them. Sometimes, it’s nice to be able to put yourself first for once.

Especially when it comes to the girl of your dreams, whom you have to share with the rest of your coven.

When it comes down to it, though, who’s going to go to extremes to protect the leader of the coven when he needs it? Who’s going to keep him safe? Or is he going to have to do what he always does and look after himself?

Quinton Alexander is an Ariel Kimber Novella. It’s a part of a reverse harem series. It contains mature content and is best suited for readers 18+.

Did you THINK I would forget my Baby Daddy Review HERE

#WOTR22 #AttendingAuthor #Spotlight – AJ Renee

A.J. Renee

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

I’m AJ Renee and I write contemporary and paranormal romance! I’m so happy to be here with you today. A little about me, I live in Virginia, I’m an air force wife, mom to three girls, avid animal lover, and I enjoy trying new to me wines and craft beer.

When you are writing a book, which is harder? The first book in the series or the others after it?

The first book is always harder. You have to set the setting and create a strong foundation and it usually holds the most details.

When writing a series how do you keep things fresh, for both your readers and also yourself?

If I’m not excited, my readers won’t be either. I have to make sure the ideas are fresh and I’m not producing the same plot with different names. Everyone has different struggles and obstacles as do characters in books. My job is to create those and tell a great story.

Writing can be an emotionally draining and stressful pursuit. Any tips for aspiring writers?

The best advice is if you’re not feeling it or are struggling, give yourself a mental break. It’s sometimes best to take a few steps back so when you return to it you’re firing at 100%.

On a typical day, how much time do you spend writing?

On writing days, about three hours.

Do you have a favorite character that you have written? If so, who? And what makes them so special.

They are ALL special to me! Don’t make me choose!

If any of your books were to be made into a movie, who are the celebrities that would star in it? What book and who?

Again with the hard questions! I love both the St. Fleur series and my Broderick Coven, so either of those on the big screen would be wonderful. As far as actors, who ever can bring the characters alive. There are too many talented actors to pick from.

What is your definition of success?

I’m still trying to define success within my writing career. Outside of work, seeing my children thrive, not be jerks, and showing kindness tells me I haven’t failed at motherhood.

What are your social links?

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#WOTR21 #Paranormal #SeriesEnding #Witches – Cursed Luck, The Broderick Coven Book #5 by AJ Renee

Cursed Luck (Broderick Coven, #5)

Edward Broderick was anything but lucky.

His intuition made him suave in both business and life. Unfortunately, his debonair style went out the window when an ethereal beauty slipped into his life. No woman had made him feel like a tongue-tied fifteen-year-old before.

Free-spirited Mia Hemlock didn’t live by others’ expectations. Yet her easy life was shaken by the arrogant and awkward, yet handsome, man. Not even her earth magic could ground her heart when she became consumed by the man.

Will they accept the goddess’s love match, or will they allow misunderstandings and greed to force them apart?

Broderick Coven Series:
Cursed Love
Cursed Sight
Cursed Whispers
Cursed Touch
Cursed Luck

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Review by Twinsie Angie

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

This series has gotten better with each book, and I cannot wait to see then in the next series with Peter. The last book in the series I admit I was wondering about. Edward is quiet and we don’t know much about him at all.  But after meeting Mia, I had to wonder where she would fall in the series or the next.  I was happy to see she was the perfect fit for our brooding and awkward final Broderick brother.

Eddie (as his siblings call him) is a loner by choice and his family has always allowed him to get away with it.  He loves that his siblings have all fallen in love and gotten mated, but he sure doesn’t think this is in the cards for him.  He is a bit jealous, but he is making the best with what he feels he was dealt.  When he is stumped by a gorgeous witch at his siters wedding he begins to question if the fates had finally tapped on his shoulder.

Mia can’t stop looking at the mysterious Broderick brother she hasn’t met.  She can’t stop thinking about him but when he opens his mouth, he only seems to insert his foot.  The couple have some growing pains and figuring out the other but when they DO, it’s a great chemistry.  As t be expected there are a few miscommunications they have to figure out, but the story is fast, and I flew reading it.  Also, can someone tell Peter to shut his wolfy mouth. Dude is seriously a buzz kill….lol

I loved the whole series and cannot wit for Peter to find some love in his series.  Dude is LONELY!!!!

AJ Renee loves to write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When she isn’t writing or interacting with her readers, you can find her spending time with her family or reading.

She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

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#WOTR21 #NewRelease #Paranormal #Witches #Shifters – Cursed Touch, Broderick Coven Book 4 by AJ Renee

Cursed Touch (Broderick Coven, #4)

Carter Broderick had been healing living beings for as long as he could recall.
His gift had encouraged him to enter the medical field, and besides his family, it was his biggest love.

But everything in his life changed when she burst through the ER doors.

Vanessa Rayne was an ordinary woman. She made jewelry and was proud of her business but was pretty sure humans weren’t the only residents of her city.

The supernatural world preferred to work outside of human knowledge, so word spread fast about the curious human.

With a target on his girl’s back, can Carter protect Vanessa before she becomes another statistic?

Broderick Coven Series:
Cursed Love
Cursed Sight
Cursed Whispers
Cursed Touch
Cursed Luck

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Review by Twinsie Angie

I was given this book by the author for an honest review.

Carter and Vanessa are a great love story…they are also a crazy love story which is why I love them.

Carter is the doctor of the family who can heal and had helped the family numerous times even knowing it will drain him.  When he is working at the ER, he sees a beautiful girl bring her boyfriend in to get help for a dog bite……that is not a dog bite but a lycan bite!!!

Vanessa is starting to notice some strange happenings in the town but can’t figure it out.  She starts to think she is going crazy especially when her neighbor is bitten by a dog but that sure doesn’t seem like a dog bite plus the bite seems to be healing way sooner than it should be???

Carter and Vanessa both can’t keep the other out of their minds or fantasies.  He is sad she has a boyfriend, and she is sad she didn’t get his name or to see him one last time.  When Brandy and Serena meet Vanessa and Ethan sticks his gifts in Carters mind…the two are soon reunited.

Carter and Vanessa have to overcome a lot like her learning about the paranormal world she is now a part of plus discovering her best friend since childhood is a werewolf….girl is having a hard time.  But Carter is there to kiss and make it all better *Wink*

We do have some things to learn liiiiike…who I after Vanessa and why?   Does Vanessa have some witch DNA in her genes?  We also get a look at more of Peter’s pack and boy o boy am I ready to read those books!!

AJ Renee loves to write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When she isn’t writing or interacting with her readers, you can find her spending time with her family or reading.

She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

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#WOTR21 #Paranormal #witches #zombie #Football #Wolves #Shifters #Mafia #Dark #RH -Twinsie Angie Top reads from January 2021-June 2021 – Second and Short by Michel Prince, Cursed Whisper by AJ Renee, Dirty Crown by Mary Martel, Compromised by HR Savage, and His One True Mate by Miranda Lynn

AJ Renee, Michel Prince, Miranda Lynn and Mary Martel are attending authors.

Wanna meet them?  Wanna buy a copy of these books?  Grab a ticket and come to Peoria, IL on July 17th.  Tickets are available HERE

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Here are my top 5 books from January 1 to June 30th.  They are in no order so here goes!!!

Cursed Whispers by AJ Renee

Cursed Whispers (Broderick Coven Book 3)

Animals were Max Broderick’s life.

He wasn’t only a veterinarian. He spoke with animals, quite literally, on a daily basis.

He rescued a wolf on the verge of dying and was shocked beyond belief when she turned out to be a beautiful werewolf.

Claudia Lupita wanted two things: her daughter and as many miles as possible separating her and the monster who’d been holding them captive for years.

Determined to protect her, Max enlists help from his closest circle.

Can they overcome her past, or had she lived through too much to accept her mate?

Broderick Coven Series:
Cursed Love
Cursed Sight
Cursed Whispers
Cursed Touch
Cursed Luck

My 5 Star Review

I was given this book for an honest review by the author.

I will admit. I was curious about Max and his gift to talk to animals. #DogLover I kinda figured he would be my absolute favorite of the Broderick family and I am right. Now if we are talking about the cast of characters in the series, Peter wins hands down, but Max is my favorite sibling.

Max is the sweetest guy who is still coming to terms with his family lineage and powers. He is troubled when he hears someone or something in the woods at Brandy’s baby shower. When he saves a wolf/woman. He is instantly bonded to her. He wants to do all he can to hep her without freaking her out at the same time. He is also freaked out at his reaction to this damaged woman but can’t not be near her.

Claudia is a warrior…that is the only way to describe what she endured and survived. She appreciated the soft and kind man but also had her walls up due to her belief all men are bad. When she sees him for what he really is, a gentleman, she learns to trust him but also worries about what she is feeling for him.

When Max and the pack vow to help her find her daughter and avenge her abuse, she is over her head with emotions for these people. Claudia slowly learns to heal and love while having the support of the pack and the Broderick family at her side.

I have to say this book is my favorite in the series so far. But man, Peter needs to find some love. I feel bad for the alpha. But I am excited for Carter’s book to be next!!

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Second and Short by Michel Prince

Second and Short: Book 2 of the Love by the Yard Series

Warning: For Mature Adult Audiences 18+. Contains language and actions some may deem offensive. Sexually explicit content. MF.
In book two of Love by the Yard: Offensive linemen are considered the silent protectors of the game. Always expected to be there, but never seen by the fans. Whether by accident or circumstance, Dalton Gresham has been known as the Blood Thirsty Bear of the Gridiron since his rookie year. With fans wearing number seventy-seven with fake blood dripped on it, can this giant in football shake his monster status?
Having hidden away at Lost Lake, Wisconsin, the last thing Willeen Fire needed was publicity. The tall, voluptuous woman has a beauty she hides behind flannel shirts and engine grease while staying off the grid. When Dalton first meets Willeen, the last thing he thought was she was a woman in need of protection. But as he falls for her, the natural instinct to protect is screaming in his ears.
Can Dalton stop being the monster he’s been labeled and become the one who will finally save Willeen from the man hunting her?

My 5 star review 

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

The narrator was great in this book. Logan has narrated several books for Michel and I love his ability to change voices. His narration brings you into each story. You get lost in his voice and his reading of the stories.

Dalton was a favorite side character in book 1 so I was happy to see him get a book. Granted I thought he might hook up with Dani’s school friend after the way the two seemed to eye each other. Dalton is a gentle giant who is lost in his “persona” for the Chicago Grizzles. He wants to make a mark, but it seems they want the giant lineman to play a violent man when he is far from violent. When he gets injured, he is sent to cool his heels and recuperate from the injury. He starts off badly right at the start when he “ASSUMES” (we know not to do this right?) that Willie is an old redneck with a dirty flannel. He is stunned stupid when he finds out Willie is the hottie who is getting his cabin ready for his stay. The woman was his perfect size in height and curves.

Willie is enchanted by Dalton and his sweet character but can’t understand why everyone thinks he is an aggressive man. When he finds out his “character” she is surprised and helps him realize being himself is the best way to be. The two start to build a relationship but Willie is so scared of wanting more since she cannot give that. Willie has a past she fears and is frightened to find her.

When the two finally take a step forward, Willie’s past crashes into them. She makes a choice which Dalton is not a fan of but will do anything to get his girl. When you love someone today, tomorrow, forever…you can’t let them go.
Again, I love the fact Michel brings a gritty and vile bad guy to the story. Michel writes great bad guys that you hate and can’t wait to see get their butt kicked!! LOL

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His One True Mate by Miranda Lynn

His One True Mate (The Night Shift Series Book 1)

Billionaire tech genius, Leo Lancaster is accustomed to hiding his truth behind mankind’s materialistic comforts.
But no more. The lion within him is on the prowl for a mate, and his primal instincts refuse to be ignored. Driven by his shifter side, he embarks on a journey across the globe to claim that fated bond.

Thankfully, he doesn’t have to venture far. Sauntering by in heels and a curve-hugging pencil skirt, everything about Katrina calls to him. To Leo’s great regret, she needs a bit of convincing.

Katrina Denmark is on the run from a past determined to destroy her.
By focusing her life on helping others, she battles to overcome the fears that haunt her. Finally, she’s starting to feel safe. In control. Until the lioness side of her begins aching to submit to Leo. Terrified of her own growing desires, Katrina is deliberating over whether to take a chance on Leo when the deranged monster she’s spent years trying to escape catches up to her.

With her life and freedom on the line, will Katrina allow Leo to stand beside with the ferocious love of a mate? Or will her own fears force her to face the looming darkness alone?

My 5 star review

I was given this book for an honest review by the author.

This series is a MUST read for me….a PNR reader at the core. I love the characters and the way Miranda keeps the storyline fresh. Each book I feel she brings something new and some kinda new evil that the pack must overcome. This pack might be spread throughout the globe, but they are family through and through.

Oh Leo. He and his lion have been on my radar for a long time. We have watched him help Casey and her new pack. We know he helped Jerome build his pack but what about Leo?? When will he get his love and find happiness?? Well a certain therapist he secured for Casey’s pack seems to be the one who will give him all he needs and more….love, companionship, sass, and heartache. Yes, I said heartache.

Leo has A LOT to deal with in regard to Katerina AKA Kat. She is a broken woman who helps other broken women but never really looks to heal herself completely. Kat has been through some stuff and now when she thinks she has found a place to belong, along comes Leo making her lioness want MORE while her human side is petrified. Her experiences with alphas and mates have not been good. Casey and Mack are a strange concept given what she has seen growing up.

Kat’s father was a power-hungry alpha who treated the females in his pack terrible. What she endures is horrifying but her ability to escape and mend herself just enough to help others is amazing. However, Leo sets her off kilter and she soon is at war with herself over this alpha male. That hussy lioness in her sees Leo for all he is but her human side is so afraid she pushes.

Their story is full of chemistry and is action packed. When Kat’s past shows up and tries to ruin her future, she is a mess. Leo can’t handle the fact his mate is in fear and will do everything to protect what is his…his love…his future…his mate…HIS LIFE!!!

Friends, this book is seriously a perfect addition to the series. I am so excited at where it looks to be headed and ya’ll DJ is hella delicious!! Just saying. I said it first here!!!!

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Dirty Crown by Mary Martel

Dirty Crown

I always held hope that the day I left the compound would be the day I found freedom.

I was wrong.
My future had never really belonged to me. My father laid claim to it the day I was born, and I had been a stupid, naïve girl to wish for anything different.

As the heir to my father’s immense empire, my crown sits heavily on my head as I navigate my way through dealings with the criminal world while trying to stay alive.

Unfortunately for me, my crown and my hands are forced to get dirty along the way. Thankfully, I’m not expected to do it alone. Roarke, my deadly bodyguard who’s been by my side since I was six, is my shadow and always will be. I also now have Alessio, the cold, tattooed hottie, Roman, who conceals everything with fakeness that comes far too easily for him, and the alluring but sweet brothers, Tito and Enzo.

When bullets start flying, and people begin dying, my five guys not only stand behind me as the queen of their empire, but they also prove they have every right to be there by getting their hands just as dirty as my own.

Dirty Crown is a full-length, standalone reverse harem novel. This book is recommended for readers 18+. It contains sexual situations, swearing, violence, and some dark themes. It also contains MM as well as MFM.

My 5 star review

I was given this book for an honest review by the author.

I am a Mary whore. I will read all she writes because they are dark, gritty, bloody, sexy as fuck, hilarious, and wrong all at the damn same time. I think I need therapy, but her books are all I ever  want in life. The crazier the character, the more I love them. The more broken the male, the more I need to have them in my stash of book boyfriends. This group of men do not disappoint…broke, alpha, arrogant, and sexy as hell men dominate Vallie’s life.

Valentina has had a life of squalor with her bodyguard Roarke to protect her in this compound. Her father is THE Mafia boss, and he loves her so much he treats her terrible. One day she is sprung from her hell to be thrust into a new roll…his puppet with his picked “husbands” for her. Yes, plural husbands. She is not willing to play his puppet, but she goes along with it until she and Roarke can figure it all out. When absolute chaos ensues, she becomes the head of THE FAMILY with her men. Friends, there is a grenade scene that absolutely cracked me up…..I mean I had mad Boss Bitch Vibes all day long for Vallie.

I loved all of her men. Roarke is delicious as her boytoy/bodyguard/lover. Enzo is the sweet one who is just as deadly who enjoys time with Roarke as well as Vallie. Roman with his crazy laughter and boy next door charm who is also scary as hell. Alessio who rules the house and the guards with brute force only we could love. Tito is a bit of mess who needs to figure stuff out but his love for Vallie is never ever to be questioned. But I did wanna nut punch him a time or two. However, If I could also see a Hawk enter this harem, it would be day made but I don’t think the MC President would be willing to share with the guys…darn. I guess just being her bestie will have to do.

This book has so much going on and I loved all the violence and grit, but all the sexy time was just as delicious!!! If you’re a Mary fan this will make your list for sure!!!

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Compromised by H.R. Savage

COMPROMISED: An Adult Post-Apocalyptic Romance (Ruins of Playa Azul Book 2)

We left our home in a blaze of fire…

Gunner and I clung to the hope that we were leading our group to safety. However, in the unfamiliar mountains we find something we weren’t expecting–a hidden group of people…and someone I thought was dead.

Creekside Camp offers the promise of new beginnings for our injured and hungry people, and Gunner and I are thrust into a new normal. The idea of an ordinary life with him hung in front of me like the proverbial carrot.

But secrets threaten to unravel our tentative happiness and we are suddenly confronted with threats from not only the dead–but the living as well.

Will Gunner and I finally get a chance toward happiness? Or will the secrets compromise everything we’ve worked so hard for?

NOTE: COMPROMISED is the second book in the Ruins of Playa Azul duet. You MUST read CAPTURED prior to understand the plot and characters.

My 5 star review

I was given this book for an honest review by the author.

GGGGIIIIIRRRRL and Boys was I excited for this book!! I love Zombies and book 1 blew me right out of the damn water. I have been on pins and needles waiting for this book!!!

Ok look Gunnar….Can I just say I get why Thea was on him as often as possible because DAYUM he is all that and a bag of chips. He is the most deliciously alpha male in this book series. No offense Jason buuuut your small potatoes.
Thea is the bad ass chick you wanna have as your bestie if the world goes to crap. She is the tough as nails person who will hug you and smack you upside the head to get your butt in gear and move.

The book starts up right where book 1 ended. The rag tag team of misfits are trying to get to the mountains after defeating the bad peoples…ok monsters…in book 1. Bad people are way too light of a term for them. They stumble into an unprotected camp and Thea’s past is in her face before she knows it. Talk about crazy and hard. The leader of the new camp is friendly but…uhm…how do I say it…a sexist pig?? *GRUNT* Women do women’s work, and the manly man protect the little women folk. *GRUNT* So yeah if you get the drift on Thea that doesn’t go well with her…LOL LAWD do not get me started on VI!! BAHAHAHA She is a load of crazy and I love her so much.

When Gunnar and Thea are attacked by someone in the camp…yeah tense is a word you can use to describe the next few chapters. Finding out that there is a secret that has been withheld from the camp is also something they have to deal with and decide what to do.

I am going to always hope for more from this series because I love zombies!! But Jason and Vi…Come on…a little novella. I need to know how she wormed her way into his broken heart!!

AJ Renee loves to write steamy romance with a happily ever after. When she isn’t writing or interacting with her readers, you can find her spending time with her family or reading.

She graduated from the University of Central Florida with her Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.

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Michel Prince is an author who graduated with a bachelor degree in History and Political Science. Michel writes young adult and adult paranormal romance as well as contemporary romance.

With characters yelling “It’s my turn damn it!!!” She tries to explain to them that alas, she can only type a hundred and twenty words a minute and they will have wait their turn. She knows eventually they find their way out of her head and to her fingertips and she looks forward to sharing them with you.

When Michel can suppress the voices in her head she can be found at a scouting event or cheering for her son in a variety of sports. She would like to thank her family for always being in her corner and especially her husband for supporting her every dream and never letting her give up.

Michel is a member of RWA Pro and Midwest Fiction Writers. In 2013 she was awarded Elite Status with Rebel Ink Press. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband, son, and cat.

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Miranda Lynn -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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Mary Martel was born in West Michigan and spent the majority of her life there. She currently resides in North Dakota with her husband, and her two beautiful daughters. She’s an avid reader, and when not writing she can be found with her nose stuck in a book.

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Author H.R. Savage started reading romance at an age that made her father cringe as she tried to hide the cover behind her hands. She technically finished writing her first book in Junior High, where it mysteriously disappeared in a reformatting incident. Due to the encouragement of her English teachers at her small town school in La Verne, California, she never lost her love for the art. Now a woman who swears by the power of coffee, Chinese food, and wine (not necessarily in that order), she decided it was time to create stories from the characters in her head.

When she isn’t writing, outlining, or pinning pictures of hot ‘character inspirations’ on Pinterest™, she is spending time with her three beautiful children and handsome husband.