BOOK BLITZ & GIVEAWAY – Five by JA Huss

Title – Five
Author – JA Huss
Publication Date – September 19, 2017
Series – Rook & Ronin Spin-Off; Mister Series Prequel

Five Aston has known Rory Shrike for as long as he can remember. He played with her in the sandbox. He went to every damn horse show just to be supportive. He helped her with her French, walked her home from school, and faked his test scores just to stay with her a little longer and not be sent off to college early.
But eventually he had to move on.
And so did she.
Never has a second chance meant so much to a boy who loves a girl.

A standalone book that is also a spin-off of the Rook & Ronin Series and prequel to the Mister Series. You can read it first, you can read it last. It doesn’t really matter because it’s f*cking Five.

Have you ever waited years for a book’s release only to be nervous to open the pages once it’s finally in your hands? That is so much time to build up hype and imagine just what could happen, but also could result in a huge disappointment. Needless to say, I’ve been experiencing this insane, anxious feeling over the release of Five from the moment J.A. Huss announced that Five and his Princess would finally be getting their book. I’m not quite sure why I had so much worry because knowing this author and the way she never disappoints, I should have known that I would be in good hands. Five delivered on every single explosive point, leaving me second guessing everything.

“I’m just like my mom. Hot-tempered blonde bombshell, ready to explode. And he’s just like his dad. Control freak with a side of sexy. But this is who we are. Headstrong, and bossy, and competitive.”

I was first introduced to these characters when they were super young, so I already had a basis for my infatuation. However to see them as adults was just utter perfection. Every trait that they had as children seemed to strengthen and oh…my…goodness. Rory was the Princess, but she also became so confident and hard-headed. She was the definition of strong and badass, and I could not get enough. Five was a little more aloof than I had expected him to be, but it ended up working in his favor. As the tale unfolded, readers were allowed into his thought process and why he acted the way he did, and oh man. All I can say is that everyone is in for one heck of a ride! Together, these two were an explosive push and pull of everything I love to see in the characters I read. I could feel their passion and chemistry, but above all else, I could feel their love. Huss has never written a character that disappointed me, but there was definitely something extra special about these two.

“Spencer Shrike raised a warrior princess, not a helpless one. You, of all people, know this.”

In case you haven’t read anything by this incredibly talented author, I will let you in on a little secret. She writes her stories the way she envisions them, bleeds her passion into the words, and allows all the good and bad to come together in a way that will leave your head spinning. I wasn’t sure what to expect from the release of Five, but I did have the bar set extremely high. Whether you are new to her writing, or have known Five and Rory since the days of Shrike Bikes, buckle up and prepare for one heck of a ride because J.A. Huss does NOT disappoint, but will absolutely leave you breathless for more!


“You want a kiss?”

“Mmmhmm,” I say, closing my eyes as I picture it. God, I’ve dreamed of this moment for ages. “I really need one, Five.”

His mouth touches my earlobe. Lips caress the soft skin of my neck. “Like this?” he asks.

“Yes,” I practically moan. “Just… like… that.”

“Do you want more, Princess?” he asks, his voice low now. Growly. Filled with so much promise.

“More, please,” I say, in my sweetest princess voice.

“Then promise me, baby. Just say those two words. ‘I promise.’ And as soon as you do that, I’ll give you everything you want. OK?”

“Five,” I moan. “Just—”

His hands come up suddenly. He cups my face, stares into my eyes with the most sincere expression I’ve ever seen on him. And underneath that sincerity, I see… fear. “Promise me.”

“Five,” I say, unable to stop staring back. This is everything. Everything I’ve always dreamed of. Five pressing me up against a wall. Me, the only thing on his mind. Except I’m not the only thing on his mind, am I? No. Those creeps from the past are back. That’s why he’s here. And even though I’d normally not give in so easy, I know this is not a game. So I say, “I promise. Now stop talking, you stupid genius, and kiss me already.”

He smiles. Leans in. I close my eyes, ready for it. Finally gonna get what I want.

But then he moves his mouth to my ear and nibbles on my lobe. “Good girl,” he coos. “But I’m not sure I believe you, Princess. I can feel those wheels turning inside your head. They’re grinding hard.” He presses his hard cock against my hip when he says that last part. “So I’m gonna hold off on that kiss until I get back tonight. And if you’ve been good, and if you’ve held up your end of the—”

“What?” I say, pushing him back. “You will do no such thing, Five Aston! I want a fucking kiss and I want one right now! I’ve waited six years for this, and denying me is practically emotional abuse. Now stop fucking around and kiss me, goddammit!”

“Who’s the boss of you, Rory?”

I huff out some air. “Me.”

He smiles. It’s a big, genuine, I’m-gonna-teach-you-who’s-boss smile. “Wrong answer.”

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JA Huss is the USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty romances. She likes stories about family, loyalty, and extraordinary characters who struggle with basic human emotions while dealing with bigger than life problems. JA loves writing heroes who make you swoon, heroines who makes you jealous, and the perfect Happily Ever After ending.

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BLOG TOUR & GIVEAWAY – Misadventures of a City Girl by Meredith Wild & Chelle Bliss

Title: Misadventures of a City Girl
Authors: Meredith Wild & Chelle Bliss
Series: Misadventures #1
Release Date: September 12, 2017

Fresh off a divorce from a Hollywood hotshot, Madison Atwood needs an escape. With the paparazzi fresh on her heels and her love life splashed on every tabloid, she runs away to a swanky retreat in Northern California. Avalon Springs is the mountainside haven she needs to find herself again.

 

Luke Dawson lives off the grid, preferring solitude to society. When he finds a beautiful woman soaking in the hot springs on his property, he can’t stop himself from watching her. She captures his attention, but she’s just a city girl—a beautiful distraction disturbing the peace he’s settled here to find.

 

When Madison discovers Luke’s secluded cabin, he can’t turn her away again. They make no promises. Madison needs to feel wanted again, and Luke misses the touch of a woman. But when mother nature has other plans, they’re forced to spend more than a night of passion together. Can Luke say goodbye to the only woman who’s made him feel anything in years, and can Madison leave behind the man who brought her back to life?

 

Meredith Wild and Chelle Bliss prove to be quite the dynamic writing duo, serving up tons of sizzle and plenty of heart with Misadventures of a City Girl. Luke and Madison’s story was fun, flirty, and delightfully filthy, with a few surprises thrown in for good measure. From their very first encounter, this pair exuded sexual tension and raw attraction. Luke and Madison’s chemistry burned hot and bright as their personalities clashed and they fought to find middle ground. The authors did a great job playing off of the couple’s vastly different lifestyles, ensuring that the reader was firmly invested in their journey together.

“We’re like rivers, handsome. We move through life touching different points and changing the landscape around us.”

I adore a good opposites attract storyline and this one was no exception. However, the best part of Luke and Madison’s journey was discovering they might just be more similar than was initially apparent. Wild and Bliss took the relationship between the hero and heroine to new places as they explored the couple’s past heartbreaks and personal histories, developing unexpected emotional connections that took me by surprise. I appreciated getting to know Madison on a more significant level and only wish Luke’s character had undergone the same amount of development. There were several moments that felt like missed opportunities to really get to know Luke beyond the superficial facts. Regardless I enjoyed this book for the light, sexy read that it was.

“I want you more than once. I want to lost count. I have no idea when it’ll ever be enough, Madison.”

Luke and Madison’s journey moved quickly, pulling the reader in and dousing them in the flames of this couple’s red-hot love story. The overall storyline was undoubtedly intriguing and I liked the progression of the relationship and it’s eventual resolution. Luke and Madison had a great push and pull that kept me grinning as I read this novel. The authors certainly made for quite the pair in their own right, their writing styles blending well together and leaving me to wonder what else they might be capable of together. If you’re looking for a fast-paced, entertaining, and seriously scorching read then you’ve definitely found it with Misadventures of a City Girl.


I have been anxious to get my hands on the books in the Misadventures series from the moment that the authors made the huge announcement. Each novel sounds unique, filled with fun, and romance to heat up chilly evenings. Misadventures of a City Girl’s blurb seemed like it would be the perfect way to kick off these books and I have to admit that it turned out to be. Chelle Bliss and Meredith Wild make a dynamic duo, delivering a story full of spice and raw passion between the hero and heroine.

“There’s nothing fast about the man. He lives like he loves. My life is the total opposite.”

While I absolutely adored the premise of the storyline and thought it had tremendous potential, I was left wanting just a little bit more, particularly from Luke. We catch glimpses of his past and what made him become the person that he did, but I wanted to see that transformation through his eyes more. Madison goes from a broken divorcee who needs space to this strong independent woman, and readers can easily see what contributes to her getting from point A to point B. However, while I was happy to see Luke push his boundaries and leave his comfort zone, I was missing that connection as to what changed for him. As a personal preference, I think I needed just a bit more of that depth. That being said, these two made me giggle and smile on numerous occasions. While I’m not usually an insta-love fanatic, I have to admit that I loved how quickly they grew to care for each other, and how much they wanted to adapt to the other’s lifestyle. It was in those moments of compromise and caring that I truly fell for the heroine and hero as a couple.

“My time with Madison was a fleeting gift. Like a dip in the springs. A warm little haven. But only for a while. My home is here…and her home is in the city.”

Chelle Bliss and Meredith Wild have made an incredible team in Misadventures of a City Girl, setting the bar high for expectations when it comes to the rest of the Misadventures series. I’m anxious to see what will happen in the other standalone novels from other authors and how they weave their own tales. I thoroughly enjoyed this first book which definitely gave a brand new meaning to the phrase opposites attract!


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BLOG TOUR – Taming Mr. Flirt by A.M. Madden & Joanne Schwehm

Title: Taming Mr. Flirt
Author: A.M. Madden & Joanne Schwehm
Release Date: September 12, 2017

Here’s a tip: never say never.

It all started in a barn, rolling around in the hay with a hot brunette. When I hooked-up at my best friend’s wedding with the bride’s best friend, I had hay in places it should never be. And how my bowtie ended up around my dick was an entirely different story. I’ll give you a minute to consider the possibilities.

That first romp set the tone, and with each of our sexual encounters that followed they became more risque. The fact that all my fantastic orgasms were coming at the hand of one woman blew me away.

My entire adult life I believed monogamy equated to boredom. Everyone knew that variety was the spice of life. I enjoyed the company of a sexy, smart, confident woman. It was my kryptonite. I was a master flirt, and my sexual skills were unsurpassed.

Yet, with this woman it was all so different.
With this woman, I had met my match.

Not only did she rival my appetite for sex, but she also taught me a few things along the way.

She called me Mr. Flirt, and could bring me to my knees.

Lesson learned: Sex always trumps sanity.

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A.M. Madden and Joanne Schwehm are back with more of Kyle and Vanessa in Taming Mr. Flirt! First introduced in Finding Mr. Wrong, I was absolutely enthralled with this enigmatic duo. Their chemistry was palpable from their very start and I couldn’t wait to read their story. Madden and Schwehm didn’t disappoint, serving up plenty of scorching hot encounters, lots of laughs, and a surprising amount of feels. I fell hard and fast for Vanessa and Kyle, wholly enchanted by the witty banter, easy friendship, and raw emotions that colored the pages of their story.

“Words I needed to say lodged in my throat, and I found it almost impossible to breathe. No words were spoken. Instead, in the silence so much had been said.”

In addition to being seriously sizzling, this novel hit me with an onslaught of unexpected emotions that had my head spinning. Vanessa and Kyle were so much more than their undeniable attraction and I adored getting to unravel these characters over the course of the story. Kyle caught me off guard with his passion for work and I’d be lying if I said his intelligence and dedication didn’t make me absolutely swoon. Vanessa, in particular, fascinated me. I loved exploring the dichotomy of this character, her obvious confidence a stark contrast to the quiet vulnerability that made itself known as her journey progressed. She was bold, beautiful, and genuine in a way that really stuck with me.

“Regardless, if she is someone you can’t imagine living without, you chase her—end of story.”

Vanessa and Kyle’s story was simply breathtaking, the perfect balance of sexy fun and heartfelt emotion. A.M. Madden and Joanne Schwehm’s writing styles blended perfectly to create something magical, memorable, and totally one-of-a-kind. This writing duo has quickly become one of my absolute favorites and I can’t wait to see what they have in store for the rest of their lovable bunch of characters. Madden and Schwehm have another hit on their hands with Vanessa and Kyle. Taming Mr. Flirt is another highly entertaining and utterly addictive read from these two phenomenal authors!


We both stood staring at the hay strewn all around the barn. “That looks very scratchy,” Vanessa said with a frown.

“Allow me.” I removed my monkey-suit jacket and spread it over a mound of hay that was closest to us. A quick glance toward the door ensured we were out of sight if someone were to walk in. “Better?” With an enthusiastic nod, Vanessa lowered herself on my jacket, rested on her bent elbows, and stared up at me. I looked down at her and considered all the things I could do to her with my tongue. “That dress looks amazing on you, but I bet having it pushed up around your waist would make it look even better. I can’t wait to see if there’s a thong under it or lace panties. I’m a thong guy.”

“You talk a lot. Are you just going to flirt with me or are we going to put this hay to good use? You owe me an orgasm.”

“Oh, you’ll get one. Trust me.” My dick was in agreement as it came to life in my pants. Poor thing had struggled throughout the entire ceremony.

With each look and smile Vanessa gave me, my cock responded. There were a few times I had to glance at Brae’s great aunt Myrtle just to calm him down. But now, there was no calming down in his future.

There wasn’t anything romantic about this encounter, then again she didn’t seem to be into that bullshit. Neither was I, and that was what made our connection perfect.

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REVIEW – The Iron Tiara by Beth Flynn

Title – The Iron Tiara
Author – Beth Flynn
Publication Date – July 18, 2017
Series – Nine Minutes Trilogy Spin-Off

Anthony Bear and Christy Chapman are from two completely different worlds.

Anthony’s the leader of a motorcycle gang that terrorizes Florida’s West Coast. As a child, he ran away from his family and the Cherokee Indian Reservation to enter a life of crime. As an adult, he leads a multifaceted life managing his two businesses—his legitimate landscaping venture, and his loan shark and underworld dealings. Driven by anger and betrayal, Anthony begins the hunt for Christy’s father, Van Chapman, after he runs out on a loan.

Christy’s privileged life is not as it seems. She has kept painful family secrets and hidden some of her own. She’s determined to find out the truth and expose Van, but her search delivers her right into Anthony Bear’s hands, adding kidnapping to his list of crimes.

Their worlds are as contrasting as the color of their skin. The only thing they seem to have in common is their mutual disdain for Van Chapman…and each other.

They couldn’t be more wrong.

Once again, Beth Flynn has delivered on an emotional, action-packed novel that I simply could not tear myself away from. The Iron Tiara followed Anthony “Bear” and Christy’s story, which turned out to be nothing like I had expected. I thought there would be a hardness to it (especially given my knowledge of Bear); yet, I fell in love with their relationship and how effortless it seemed to be.

“She may have only been eight years old, but she learned two important life lessons. The first was that she was finished being a victim, especially now that she knew how to defend herself.”

The Iron Tiara had such an interesting dynamic because while it was raw and gritty at times, it also didn’t feel as angsty as the original trilogy. Flynn was able to combine some of the darker elements of the MC sub-genre with swoonworthy moments of the romance genre and it kind of surprised me at times. I never knew which side to expect from the characters and could never guess what was going to come next. I have to admit that one of the best parts for me personally was the surprise occasional appearance of Grizz and Kit. It was special and touching to see them together without the events of the Nine Minutes trilogy taking over. Furthermore, it rekindled a love I have for those books, while also showing how talented she is as an author. She instantly had me invested in Christy and Bear, drooling and aching for nothing but more.

“She may have only been eight years old, but she learned two important life lessons. The first was that she was finished being a victim, especially now that she knew how to defend herself.”

Flynn’s writing is as addictive as ever with the release of The Iron Tiara. She has a special quality that draws me in and devours me whole, and I can never seem to get enough. Anthony and Christy had a slow burn, yet insta-love romance, and I can’t say I’ve previously seen that combination pulled off as perfectly as it was carried out here. Beth Flynn isn’t one of those authors who releases every few months, but you can bet that when she puts a new work into the world, it’s absolutely golden. The Iron Tiara was no exception, and with the setup that I saw happening, I’m already anxious to see just what she will come up with next!


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Nine Minutes (Nine Minutes Trilogy #1)

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Out of Time (Nine Minutes Trilogy #2)

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Beth Flynn is a fiction writer who lives and works in Sapphire, North Carolina, deep within the  southern Blue Ridge Mountains. Raised in South Florida, Beth and her  husband,  Jim, have spent the last 17 years in Sapphire, where they own a construction  company. They  have been married 31 years and have two daughters and two dogs.

In her spare time, Beth enjoys writing, reading, gardening, church and motorcycles, especially taking rides on the back of her husband’s Harley. She is a five-year breast cancer survivor.

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REVIEW – Ramsay by Mia Sheridan

Title: Ramsay
Author: Mia Sheridan
Series: Sign of Love #10
Release Date: June 18, 2016

Lydia De Havilland is shocked when Brogan Ramsay suddenly reappears in her life. Several years before, Brogan was the son of her family’s gardener, and the boy she hurt and betrayed. But Brogan is no longer the quiet, sensitive boy she remembers. Now he’s a man—gorgeous, powerful . . . and seeking vengeance.

Brogan Ramsay can’t let go of the memory of Lydia tricking him cruelly, leaving his heart shattered and his family penniless. And now he’s back to destroy her family the way his was destroyed. There’s only one problem . . . the girl who wounded him so badly years ago is now a woman who still has the power to render him breathless.

Ramsay is the story of betrayal and wrath, of the strength of regret and the power of forgiveness. It is the story of the thin veil between love and hate, and how more often than not, when we seek to inflict pain on others, the heart we wound is our own.

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Mia Sheridan serves up a sweet, sexy second-chance romance with Lydia and Brogan’s story in Ramsay. From the start, the storyline intrigued me. Lydia and Brogan’s chemistry was obvious and the fire between them never ceased to burn. Their attraction and passion poured from the pages of this novel, ensuring my need to see their story through to the very end. There was so much history and so much hurt between the main characters that I wasn’t sure how the author could possibly untangle all of their emotions to get to a happily ever after. As always, I had nothing to fear because Mia Sheridan once again delivered a surprising and satisfying journey of love, loss and forgiveness.

“I’d wanted to apologize to him for so many years. I still carried it like a sliver deeply embedded in my skin.”

Lydia and Brogan were both beautifully complicated characters. I fell hard for Brogan and his incredible work ethic. I loved that he wasn’t afraid to struggle and reveled in the success he earned for himself. Admittedly, it was his unwavering loyalty to his family and friends and the kind heart he tried so hard to hide that really sunk me, and by the time all was said and done, I was completely smitten. I admired Lydia for much the same reason. Her devotion to her family and willingness to sacrifice for them warmed my heart, however there were times when her inability to see her brother for who he truly was really irked me. I liked Lydia well enough, but she wasn’t my favorite Mia Sheridan heroine by far. I wasn’t able to connect with her as completely as I have some of the author’s other characters and ultimately this kept me from wholly investing in the couple.

“Learn from your mistakes, but don’t let them define you now. Find forgiveness, for them and for yourself.”

Ramsay read a little slower for me and I would have liked to see more time spent exploring the emotional connection between Brogan and Lydia in the present. While this novel didn’t quite captivate me like the author’s previous work, her writing was as evocative and imaginative as ever. One of the things I can always count on from Mia Sheridan is the poignancy of her storytelling. Lydia and Brogan’s journey was unique, heartfelt, and incredibly genuine. I fell in love with the vibrant secondary characters almost as quickly as I did our hero and heroine and together they brought Mia Sheridan’s world to life with their witty banter, intense chemistry, and raw emotion. Second-chance romance fans will definitely swoon for Brogan!

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By now, you’d have to be living under a rock to not realize just how much I adore Mia Sheridan’s writing. It’s fresh and unique, with each storyline bringing something new to the table. Ramsay, like the other astrological-based novels, has easily stolen a piece of my heart that I will treasure for some time. A story of love and forgiveness, Brogan and Lydia’s second chance at love will definitely leave readers with some serious feels.

“I learned that every choice has an outcome and I learned that holding on to bitterness is a poison that eats away at you from the inside.”

The back and forth, push and pull feeling between these two left my head spinning on more than one occasion. Each was so unsure of the other, never knowing what to trust. What started out as a game ended up having high stakes with neither of these characters realizing just what could happen. I really appreciated being on this journey with the two of them and seeing them mature. Though they both had moments where I’d find joy in clunking their heads together, it ultimately ended up being for the best. Sheridan shone a light on the cost of not forgiving someone, and the repercussions and misunderstandings of that. She put them through so many obstacles that it definitely left me guessing what the actual end game would be.

“You have to find a way to release it, Brogan. The women, your choices, the shame, you have to find a way to let it go. Learn from your mistakes, but don’t let them define you now. Find forgiveness, for them and for yourself.”

I’ll admit that I did not take a liking to Brogan and Lydia the same way that I have to her previous characters, but the plot intrigued me nonetheless and kept me drooling for more. If you’re familiar with this author’s writing, there is no denying how incredibly talented she is. She is able to paint a picture, pull readers into it, and leave them drowning in emotions. I swear there is nothing this phenomenal author can’t produce!

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Stinger by Mia Sheridan

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Archers Voice by Mia Sheridan

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Becoming Calder by Mia Sheridan

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Finding Eden by Mia Sheridan

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Graysons Vow by Mia Sheridan

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Midnight Lily by Mia Sheridan

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Preston’s Honor (Sign of Love #11)

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BLOG TOUR – Combust by Drew Elyse

Title: Combust
Author: Drew Elyse
Series: Savage Disciples MC #5
Release Date: August 24, 2017

Once a Disciple, forever a Disciple.

Man whore. Ex-con. All-around asshole.
Daz is called a lot of seedy things.
But his brothers know there’s more to him
even if it is buried deep beneath the surface.

A Disciple will fight like a savage and never give up.

As a stripper, Avery is no stranger to judgment.
That doesn’t stop her from assuming Daz is nothing more than a hot body, though.
But when tragedy lets her see behind the cocky-jackass exterior,
there’s no denying the truth.

For this biker to go down, there has to be more than sparks—he needs full combustion.

Drew Elyse serves up her best Savage Disciples MC novel yet with Daz’s highly anticipated story in Combust. Sassy, sexy and surprisingly sweet, this book was written to be devoured. Daz and Avery’s journey overflowed with raw emotion and their inexplicable connection proved to be absolutely addictive. I found myself easily falling in love alongside this couple, captivated by a chemistry that was utterly electric. From the very first page there was a delicious tension that demanded to be explored and I enjoyed how the relationship between Daz and Avery developed from a flirtation into something far more significant and decidedly memorable. The twists and turns this story took kept me on my toes as I experienced every high and low of this one-of-a-kind journey.

“All the precious control I’d cherished on stage was gone, devastated by the fire Daz had started in me.”

Having been intrigued by Daz since the very beginning of the series, I was excited to see where Drew Elyse planned on taking this hilarious and charming biker. As the story progressed and Daz’s history was revealed, I was caught off guard by his incredible depth of character. Daz’s personal journey hit me harder than I ever could have expected and I found myself absolutely swooning over the surprisingly tender man and loving brother revealed within the pages of this book. Strong, independent, and carrying her own share of baggage, Avery was equally captivating. I adored how resilient this heroine proved to be, unafraid to work hard and relentless in the pursuit of her dreams. Together this duo absolutely captured my heart and ensured I was wholly invested in their happily ever after.

“It wasn’t a spark, a little flicker of a flame— it was total combustion.”

Drew Elyse did a phenomenal job recapturing the feeling of family I’ve come to love from the Savage Disciples MC series and I enjoyed seeing all of the familiar faces back for more in this novel. In fact, the author expertly balanced the couple’s romance with the inner workings of her MC world in a way some of the previous novels have lacked. This book felt more cohesive and well-rounded, embracing the vibrant and enthralling MC lifestyle and casting a spell over the reader. Painted with plenty of witty banter, scorching encounters, and beautiful moments of emotional vulnerability, Daz and Avery’s story was a fantastic addition to an already great series. Combust was sexy, thrilling, and full of feels – the kind of story that makes you laugh, blush, fall in love, and leave you wanting more.


Oh, Drew Elyse! What are you doing to me?! Combust is the newest book in her Savage Disciples MC, and I may even venture to say that it’s one of my favorites of the series. This novel was everything that I loved about the first couple books – family, camaraderie, and unparalleled loyalty. Yet, it didn’t only have a strong bond in terms of friendship; the romance and heat was unforgettable, too. Daz and Avery definitely didn’t have the easiest of relationships, but they certainly reminded me of why I fell in love with Elyse’s writing so long ago.

“What you’ve got to remember is you’ve got that patch on your back.”

Combust had a special quality to it that I have honestly missed in the last couple books of the series. Daz’s storyline was heartbreaking and emotional, yet uplifting all the same. It proved to be a journey of strength and resilience, and coming back from what feels like the impossible. Furthermore, the heroine had her own background that was executed in an unexpected way as well. The depth to her personality surprised me in the best of ways, and left me yearning for more. There are times that I wondered how Elyse would make these two work, but somehow, it all unfolded in a magical way where I could not have imagined any other outcome. Plus, there was a lot more of the club action, where we witnessed these men (and their wives) being a family, which elevated the read for me. I had missed seeing this component and was glad to see it return!

“We’re your brothers. You don’t have to tackle it all alone.”

Drew Elyse has stolen my heart with Daz – and I did NOT think that that was possible! The personality that shone in the beginning books of the series turned out to be a complete 180 from how he appeared in Combust. He may have been the residential player, but Avery somehow got into his head and make this reader just adore him. I’m definitely anxious to see more from all these characters, particularly ones who I felt had more story to tell when this book ended. The Savage Disciples is a series about a motorcycle club, but with this release, it’s become about so much more, and I can’t wait to see what else happens!


Daz

The bastard sun woke me at what had to be not long after dawn.
Seeing as it had to be after two before I’d finished fucking Avery for the final time—on her hands and knees since her body couldn’t keep up with her greedy fucking pussy—the early wakeup call could fuck right off.
I wanted to move to shut the blinds, but Avery was sprawled partly on my chest. I wasn’t averse to keeping a woman in bed with me overnight. Some guys who were looking to get tied down might not have let that shit fly, but I found the benefit of a warm, welcoming woman in the morning was worth the risk she might not know the score.
Right then, though, my dick wasn’t stirring. It was too fucking early, and Avery had worn him out. That alone was a novel experience. Never, not once, had a woman satisfied me so completely. Avery was just a fucking natural.
Even her perky, bared tits pressed against me didn’t get me past a half chub. My dick was too sated to rise to the occasion.
I couldn’t say whether that was fucking fantastic or scared the shit out of me.
While I was trying to puzzle that shit out, Avery groaned and brought a hand up to shield her eyes. Cracking one lid, she glared at the window with a ferocity that shouldn’t have been sexy. That half stock I’d been rocking started to perk up.
Apparently, he wasn’t fully worn out after all.
“You and your dick distracted me last night before I remembered to close the blinds,” she grumbled.
Grabbing her hand, which made her shut her eyes as I stole her shield, I brought it down to press against said dick. “Could distract you again.”
“Too early,” she denied, but she didn’t move her hand away either. My cock cozied up into her touch and I bit back a groan.
“He disagrees.”
“Your cock gets its own vote?”
“He, sugar,” I corrected. “Show him some respect.”
That lost me her hand on my dick and gained me a slap in the gut.
“Close the blinds and I’ll show him some respect later.”
“How come I have to get my ass up to shut the blinds when you were the one who bought a house with east-facing windows in the bedroom?” I grumbled even as I did just that.  “Bad fuckin’ call, babe.”
“I didn’t realize that was east. I viewed the house in the middle of the afternoon,” she argued. “Besides, I bought this place based on the kitchen. The bedroom just had to be here.”
Pulling the drapes—blackout ones, good but unsurprising with the hours I knew she worked—and darkening the room to give us both some relief, I told her, “That’s some jacked logic. The bedroom’s where all the best shit happens.”
She peeked her eyes open again, keeping them that way when she’d verified I’d blocked out the damn light. “You’ve eaten my cupcakes.”
Fuck me, but she was right. She created some serious magic in that kitchen.
“Fair point,” I conceded, collapsing back onto the bed.
I rolled toward her, pulling her body into mine and maneuvering my leg so it was bent between hers, the warmth of her pussy against my thigh.
“Too fuckin’ early. Back to sleep.”
Avery’s body was stiff for a minute, but I stayed put and quiet. She took a bit, but she let whatever was fixing to crawl up her ass go, settled in, and we both fell asleep again.

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Drew Elyse spends her days trying to convince the world that she is, in fact, a Disney Princess, and her nights writing tear-jerking and smutty romance novels. Her debut novel, Dissonance, released in August of 2014.

When she isn’t writing, she can usually be found over-analyzing every line of a book, binge watching a series on Netflix, doing strange vocal warm ups before singing a variety of music styles, or screaming at the TV during a Chicago Blackhawks game.

A graduate of Loyola University Chicago with a BA in English, she still lives in Chicago, IL where she was born and raised with her boyfriend and her prima donna pet rabbit, Lola.

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BLOG TOUR – I Don’t Regret You by Jodie Larson

Title – I Don’t Regret You
Author – Jodie Larson
Publication Date – August 14, 2017

Regrets.

We all have them.

Like the Aqua Net hairstyles back in the 80’s, the 90’s grunge fad, or the person you lost your virginity to as a teen because you were “totally in love”.

I have a few of my own. Specifically, marrying my rebound guy but staying married because I was too weak to fight for my own happiness.

He took me down and kept me there for far too long.

I’m done. Done living with regrets and done not pursuing what makes me happy.

Then you came along and showed me that I was worth more than who I had become.

You are not my regret.

Excuse me while I pause for a moment and go click every single book on Jodie Larson’s backlist. I Don’t Regret You is the first book that I have read from this author, but with the way that I devoured it, I can promise that it will not be the last. This standalone novel is a romance, but there is so much more to the story that my words could simply never do it justice. If you read not another word of this review, trust me when I say that readers will love the journey of strength and resilience, and ultimately learning to fall in love with oneself.

“Trapped. I’m a mouse in a laboratory running through the maze and hitting every dead end I can find. There’s no exit, no cheese at the end. Nothing but walls all around me. And like the mouse, I know my fate.”

I went into Larson’s book expecting a sweet romance, but what I found within the pages was such a beautiful, poignant tale that I simply couldn’t put down. When we were introduced to Jocelyn, she was a broken down woman who was tired of living in a vicious cycle called her life. Though the relationship with her husband was one that I could never relate to, the emotions brought on by the tedium of her routine hit me extra hard. Those feelings were ones that I could relate to on every level, which instantly likened me to her character. I felt compelled to see how she would break the mold, but I never could have dreamed to see the transformation that I did. Jocelyn was one of those heroines who fought for what she believed in, never complained about the cards dealt to her, and left you cheering for her. You either loved or hated Larson’s characters, but each was carefully crafted by the author and done with a purpose. It has been a long time since I’ve felt that in a book I picked up, but it was such a breath of fresh air in the genre.

“All I know is this kiss is better than any other kiss I’ve ever received in my life. No false pretenses, no empty promises of what’s to come. We’re just two people exploring a possibility. We’ve been burned before and somehow it hasn’t extinguished our light.”

Every once in awhile, I’m lucky enough to stumble upon a book that I consider to be a work of art; it is thought-provoking, heartwarming, and an all around feel good read. I Don’t Regret You is a slow build of tension that eventually swells and explodes. It will hit readers in so many different feels with heartbreaking scenes, swoonworthy recoveries, and ultimately a triumph worth rooting for. Jodie Larson’s writing is addictive with a sense of relatability that I think readers will fall in love with. I Don’t Regret You may have been a first read for me from this author, but if it’s any indication of her capabilities, I’m already drooling for the next release!


How could he see the things I tried so desperately to keep hidden from everyone? Perhaps I’m not as clever as I thought I was. Here I thought only Jacob saw it. But then Ann asked about it last night. Now Henry.

Everyone knows our little secret. We’re not the perfect family I try to portray.

A tear slowly rolls down my cheek. Henry wipes it away with his thumb. I gulp and blow out a quick breath. “He’s filed for divorce.”

Stunned silence greets me. “When?”

I chew my bottom lip. “Two weeks after I threw him out.”

Henry studies my face. “He hasn’t tried contacting you since?”

I shake my head. “Only through our lawyers.” Understanding and sympathy float across his eyes. “You’re the first person outside of my mom that I’ve admitted it to.”

Henry nods then looks down. “Last night was a rush for me. It’s been a long time since I’ve felt anything resembling that. Your text was surprising but completely welcome. And that dress…”

Heat coats my cheeks again. “I told you it was too short.”

“No,” he says, shaking his head. “It was perfect. You looked incredibly sexy. That shade of blue is your color and those heels made your legs look sky high.”

“No mother should wear an outfit like that.”

He leans closer; his hot breath beating against my cheek. “You should wear that. As often as you can.”

No one has given me a compliment like that in…ever. I’m not sure how to respond, so I lick my lips and nod. Pretty sure my voice is gone at this point.

“Then you kissed me. It took everything I had to stop us before we got too far. I had my suspicions but wasn’t sure where you were with your situation. I’m not that kind of guy, Jocelyn. I won’t be a reason for you to cheat. You and I both deserve more than that.” My shoulders sag at the finality of his words. Once again, he tilts my face to meet his. “When you’re ready, I’ll be here. I’m not going anywhere. You intrigue me like no one else. Your quirks are adorable and I want to know the rest of them.”

“What are you saying?”

Henry clears his throat and puts a slight amount of distance between us. “I want us to start hanging out more. Get to know each other. Build this friendship until you realize we could be more. I know you’re unhappy and kicking Mike out is a start. But I need to protect myself in this, too. So, friends?”

He sticks his hand out, expecting a shake. His logic makes sense. I’m the wishy-washy party who can’t make a firm decision on how to proceed with my life. Friends means no kissing, or dirty text messages to each other. That’s probably for the best.

I place my smaller hand in his and shake. “Friends.”

Henry smiles, but it fades as he closes the small distance between us with a kiss. Short. Sweet. And completely unexpected.

“Sealed with a kiss.” He winks. Seriously. And with his hat off, his sexiness is off the charts.

“That doesn’t help.”

The man has no shame. His only response is that panty-dropping smile.

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RELEASE DAY REVIEW – Chasing A Legend by Sarah Robinson

Title: Chasing a Legend
Author: Sarah Robinson
Series: Kavanagh Legends #4
Release Date: August 22, 2017

A topnotch manager and agent, Quinn Kavanagh pictures a life outside of his family’s renowned MMA gym. Beneath his sleek exterior, Quinn has a secret passion for sculpting. But after a nearly fatal motorcycle accident, he’s struggling just to walk again, let alone get back to the studio—and it doesn’t help that the doctor in charge of his physical therapy is his childhood crush. Quinn’s always ready for a fight, but the bittersweet sting of unrequited love has him begging for mercy.

Dr. Kiera Finley is determined to make her medical residency a success. Six years ago, she gave in and shared a single passionate night with Quinn. Now she’s just hoping the cocky lover from her past doesn’t derail her plans for the future. Little by little, though, Kiera gets to know another side of Quinn. She knew he was a family man, devoted to his parents and brothers, but he’s also a free spirit trapped in a cage—and only she has the key. To heal both Quinn’s body and soul, Kiera’s tempted to give him a special kind of medicine.

Sarah Robinson serves up a sweet, sexy second-chance romance with Quinn and Kiera’s story in Chasing a Legend. After a lifetime of friendship and one impassioned night that changed everything, this duo went their separate ways only to be reunited years later when Quinn finds himself under the care of Kiera (now a physical therapist). Their connection was immediate and their chemistry undeniable, the perfect building blocks for a heartfelt and deeply satisfying journey. Sarah Robinson did a fantastic job blending Quinn and Kiera’s old familiar feelings with their exciting new ones to create something enchanting and utterly addictive. I fell hard and fast for this adorable couple, reveling in their shared history and thrilled at the promise of something bigger, better, and forever taking root this time around.

“I like who I am when I’m with you, Keeks. I like who you push me to be. Don’t stop, promise?”

As much as I adored Quinn and Kiera as individuals, I really connected to their journey as a couple. They pushed each other to try new things, take risks, and live life on their own terms. Quinn and Kiera grew together in a way that was simply breathtaking and I couldn’t help but fall head over heels for this unforgettable duo. I enjoyed experiencing the emotions that came with wading through this couple’s past, loving both the heart-wrenching admissions and passionate revelations that came to light while exploring their hurts and moving forward together. The dynamic between these two characters was truly one-of-a-kind and it made rooting for Quinn and Kiera’s happily ever after an absolute must. Sarah Robinson had my heart soaring with the totally unique road these two travelled together and I loved that in all of their doubts and insecurities they felt entirely genuine.

“Life isn’t always meant to be easy, but it is meant to be happy . . . so find your happy.”

This would have been a 5 star read for me had it not been for the handful of storyline inconsistencies and medical improbabilities that pulled me out of the story. It’s the little things that really create a fictional world for me and finding error in the details tends to keep me from losing myself completely to an author’s words. If you’re not one to linger on the small stuff then you’ll probably be head over heels in love with this story because, for the most part, I genuinely was. Sarah Robinson has effortlessly re-captured the unique and brilliant feeling of family that readers have come to adore from the series. I absolutely loved seeing more of the Kavanagh family, catching up with past couples and getting hints at who we can expect to hear from next. Beautifully written and paced to be devoured, Chasing a Legend is the perfect addition to the Kavanagh Legends series. Quinn and Kiera are sure to leave their mark with this stunning second-chance romance!



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BLOG TOUR – Wish You Were Here by Renee Carlino

Title: Wish You Were Here
Author: Renee Carlino
Release Date: August 15, 2017

You know when you’re looking at someone and you can’t help but smile at how oblivious they are to their own charm? That’s what was happening to me, and it was making me feel…happy. Euphoric. Something indescribable. It was like we already knew each other, like we had met in a previous life. Memories that didn’t exist began exploding in my mind like fireworks. 

Charlotte has spent her twenties adrift, searching for a spark to jump-start her life and give her a sense of purpose. She’s had as many jobs as she’s had bad relationships, and now she’s feeling especially lost in her less-than-glamorous gig at a pie-and-fry joint in Los Angeles, where the uniforms are bad and the tips are even worse.

Then she collides—literally—with Adam, an intriguing, handsome, and mysterious painter. Their serendipitous meeting on the street turns into a whirlwind one-night stand that has Charlotte feeling enchanted by Adam’s spontaneity and joy for life. There’s promise in both his words and actions, but in the harsh light of morning, Adam’s tune changes, leaving Charlotte to wonder if her notorious bad luck with men is really just her own bad judgment.

Months later, a new relationship with Seth, a charming baseball player, is turning into something more meaningful, but Charlotte’s still having trouble moving past her one enthralling night with Adam. Why? When she searches for answers, she finds the situation with Adam is far more complicated than she ever imagined. Faced with the decision to write a new story with Seth or finish the one started with Adam, Charlotte embarks on a life-altering journey, one that takes her across the world and back again, bringing a lifetime’s worth of pain, joy, and wisdom.

Renee Carlino serves up another unexpected romance with Wish You Were Here. A one-of-a-kind twist on the love triangle, Charlotte’s story is fairly low on drama and overall, incredibly hopeful. This book read quickly and I was undeniably intrigued by the premise of the story. Fast paced and filled with fascinating secondary characters, Wish You Were Here explored life, love, and family in a totally unique way. I appreciated the various relationships Renee Carlino explored throughout this book. In addition to Charlotte’s very different relationships with Adam and Seth, the author highlighted the heroine’s friendship with Helen along with her relationships with her brother and parents. Endearing, self-reflective, and just the right amount of funny, this novel was sweet, surprising, and utterly life-affirming.

“She still believed in fairy tales. And because of that, she would get hers.”

My biggest issue with this novel was the emotional development of the heroine. Written to be flighty and unfocused, Charlotte’s voice sometimes came across as unfeeling and disconnected. We were told how Charlotte felt instead of being made to experience the emotions through her dialogue, deportment, and inner musings. This narrative style kept me at arms length and I was never really able to feel for the character the way I so desperately wanted to. Charlotte just felt too inconsistent and by the end of the story, I still wasn’t convinced her feelings were authentic. I genuinely missed being wholly captivated by Renee Carlino’s words and felt as if this story lacked the kind of heart-wrenching emotional depth and perfectly fluid pacing I’ve come to expect from this author.

“Promise me this is the last moment in your life that you will let fear stop you from doing what you want.”

That’s not to say I didn’t love pieces of this book. I definitely enjoyed getting to know both Adam and Seth. I’m always happy to fall in love with the hero, but falling for two was even better. Renee Carlino did a great job developing these completely different personalities while still managing to make both men utterly swoon-worthy and worth rooting for. Admittedly, the storyline had its ups and downs for me, but the last thirty percent or so really hit its mark. The beautiful imagery and poetic prose that colored the conclusion of Charlotte’s story was much more reminiscent of Renee Carlino’s usual style and I found myself truly appreciating the novel for its raw and poignant plot. Other readers may connect better with Charlotte than I did, in which case Wish You Were Here will certainly enchant. Renee Carlino reminds readers to live, laugh, and fall in love with this decidedly intriguing read.


Renee Carlino is one of those authors that I jump at the opportunity to read whenever I see that she has a new release coming. When Wish You Were Here was announced, it sounded like one of those life-altering, beautiful journeys that I just knew I would need to experience. What I never could have guessed was that it would turn out to be such an emotional ride from the very first moment we meet the characters until the very last turn of the page. Carlino presented unique aspects to tropes that exist in the literary world, putting her very own style and flair into them, which I certainly appreciated. The storyline was intriguing, resulting in a fast-paced read that I couldn’t tear my eyes away from.

“That’s the reason for all the paintings. The world came to life around me. I could see people for who they were, not what they had. And when I was with you, I felt more alive than ever before.”

That being said, I have to admit that I was a little underwhelmed with Wish You Were Here, especially in comparison to other novels I have read from this incredible writer. The emotional depth and imagery that is typical to her style was almost lacking in Charlotte’s story, which left me craving more on several occasions. I was never able to fully connect to any of the characters, but especially to the heroine of the story. Given that the book is written solely from her point of view, I felt it was critical to feel an emotional pull toward her, and yet, I did not. She came across as flighty and indecisive, without a level of maturation and growth. Furthermore, Carlino typically excels at painting a picture to draw her readers in and bring the story to life, but I never became a part of the story and felt like an outsider looking in for most of it.

“I think when you’re done searching for some of the bigger answers, you can experience this sense of awe again, like everything is different, covered in a new coat of paint.”

Despite my inability to connect with the characters in Wish You Were Here, I loved Carlino’s take on the storyline and overall message of the book. She wrote from the heart, resulting in an emotional read that is sure to tug on heartstrings and leave readers wanting more at the end. Her ability to teach others to live life to the fullest and appreciate the things we have is admirable and so pertinent given the society that we are living in and status of the world today. I may have just finished the story, but I’m already anxious to see what message of love and hope Renee Carlino will spread next.


“You’re making love sound tragic,” I said.

“No”—he shook his head—“I wouldn’t want it any other way. Tell me about us. What do we like to do?”

“Paint and sail and eat and drink. Just simple things.”

“Don’t forget about sex,” he said.

“Yeah, lots of sex. Before the children were born we were practically naked every second of the day.”

“I like that.”

“When they got older, we’d sneak away for weekends and leave them at my mom’s.”

“What are they like? Our children.”

“Happy. That’s all we wished for. We put our love first and it just spilled over into them and now they’re happy.”

Tears sprang from my eyes and ran down my cheeks. Isn’t that what we all hope for when it comes to our children?

His tone suddenly changed. “That’s beautiful, Char- lotte.” It was like he was waking up from the dream. I didn’t want to go back to reality yet, but I knew these fantasies were just to help Adam get his mind off things.

“I can imagine a long life with you,” he said. “I can imagine what a great wife you’d be.”

I pulled my hand out of his. “The story is about you and me.” He didn’t say anything; he just nodded and then continued to stare out the window. I bent and kissed the top of his head again, and whispered, “It’s about us. Don’t take that away from me.”

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RELEASE DAY REVIEW – Never With You by Anie Michaels

Title: Never With You
Series: Never #6
Author: Anie Michaels
Release Date: August 15, 2017

Talia Lennick expected an uneventful week at the beach with her family. Reading, sunbathing, recharging her proverbial batteries—all typical beach vacation activities. Oh, and dealing with her family, who was too concerned with her almost-thirty-and-single status. What she didn’t expect was Briggs Townsend. Briggs was the handsome man living in the house next door, who looked too damned sexy all the time—whether he was surfing or wielding a tool belt while remodeling his beach house. It was hard to keep her eyes off him. But looking at him and admiring his incredible body was as far as she could take it, because a relationship was the last thing she needed.

Briggs Townsend was completely consumed with tearing down the house he’d shared with his cheating ex-wife and building new walls—for both the house and his heart. Women were the last thing on his mind when he spotted her on the beach. Then the firecracker in the sexy red bikini became the only thing he could think about. He didn’t need a relationship—but he needed her.

Two people who had both been burned in the past with undeniable chemistry and attraction, where was the harm in a little vacation romance? Sex with an expiration date sounded like a perfect solution, until emotions came into play. Will Talia be able to have casual sex with the irresistible stranger without getting lost in him? Will Briggs be willing to take a chance on her and tear down his walls to let her in? At the end of their week together, will either be able to walk away?

Anie Michaels takes readers back to the beach with the newest installment in the Never series, Never With You. A complete standalone, Briggs and Talia’s story is sweet, sizzling and overflowing with feels. From the moment they met to the very last page, this couple captivated with their adorable banter, inexplicable connection, and undeniable chemistry. I fell hard and fast for this duo, caught up in their whirlwind romance and wholly invested in the personal journeys that led them to one another. Anie Michaels expertly balanced the humor, heart, and heat of this story, serving up what felt like the perfect summer read. A feel good love story through and through, I laughed, swooned, and lost my heart to Talia and Briggs in Never With You.

“Even if it was only for a few hours, it was nice to be around someone who hadn’t seen me fall apart, hadn’t been around to witness the last year of my life.”

Having both been hit with their share of heartache, Briggs and Talia’s journey to love was somewhat reluctant. They were careful with their hearts, content to be friends (with benefits) and protect themselves from feeling too much too fast. As delightfully frustrating as this could be at times, it was the couple’s hesitance and obvious vulnerability that made this journey so incredibly sweet. I absolutely adored seeing Talia and Briggs come undone with one another – their growing feelings taking them both by surprise and leading them down a beautiful road of self-discovery, forgiveness, and healing. Anie Michaels did a phenomenal job nailing the emotions of this story, capturing every nuance of the characters and giving readers a hero and heroine that were lovable, easy to relate to, and impossible not to root for.

“You gotta be the one to walk away, firecracker.”

Fans of the series will absolutely swoon as all of our favorite couples make cameos throughout the book. Effortlessly recapturing the magic of this series, Anie Michaels once again delivers that fantastic feeling of family I’ve grown to love from her writing. With Talia’s family in tow and a much more relaxed setting, this book had a decidedly different vibe than the others in the series. Never With You was low on drama and angst, instead hitting readers with that kind of deliciously slow burn one expects from a vacation read. The storyline serves up plenty of heartfelt moments and just the right amount of steam to leave readers simultaneously satisfied and desperately wanting more. Paced to be savored and bursting with vibrant characters and breathtaking imagery, Anie Michaels has another utterly enchanting romance on her hands with Talia and Briggs.


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