Series Blitz: Dark Falls

Dark Legacy
Trish McCallan
(Dark Falls)
Publication date: November 6th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance, Thriller

Rhys Evans

Sixteen years…

For sixteen years he’d lived with the certainty that they’d caught the right guy…convicted the right guy…punished the right guy. While life behind bars didn’t make up for what the bastard had done, the families he’d destroyed, or the lives he’d stolen, the fact he’d died a broken, lonely man locked in a cell had been a small comfort. But now Ariel Hamilton was back—the onetime love of his life and the daughter of Dark Fall’s infamous serial killer. She rolled into town with her icy smile, furious eyes and baseless accusations of police corruption. Damn it to hell, Hamilton had been the X-factor killer, he was absolutely certain of that—no matter how desperate Ariel was trying to prove him wrong.

Ariel Hamilton

Sixteen years…

For sixteen years she’d lived with the knowledge her father had been framed, and watched him waste away in prison for crimes he hadn’t committed. Nobody had believed her back then. Even Rhys, the boy she’d loved with all her heart, had walked away. It had been a hard lesson, but she’d learned it well—count on no one. Now she finally had proof of her dad’s innocence. Proof that Dark Falls police department had framed an innocent man and covered it up…were still covering it up. She wasn’t nineteen anymore, she wouldn’t be cowed and ran out of town. She’d stay and fight to clear her father’s name. Even if that meant drawing the real killer out…even if that meant making herself a target and losing a second chance with the only man she’d ever loved.

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Dark Nightmares
Becca Jameson
(Dark Falls)
Publication date: November 6th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance, Thriller

Nicole Salway left Dark Falls eighteen years ago with no intention of ever returning. Destroyed beyond repair, she closed that chapter of her life for good. But nightmares have plagued her for two decades. Nonsensical nightmares that have kept her from leading a normal life. The Dark Falls police department failed her as a young girl, but now she’s a detective herself, and her hometown needs her help. Returning to the place where it all began could crack open her past and leave her raw and exposed if she’s not careful.

Mason England isn’t fond of going undercover without his usual partner, but the state has assigned one of their own detectives to help solve a horrific murder. After all, the victim is the governor’s daughter, and all evidence points to a local club. Mason’s temporary partner takes his breath away the moment she enters the precinct. But Nicole is a conundrum. She guards her secrets close, so close that Mason realizes no one has ever penetrated her walls.

Sharing her past with Mason, or anyone, isn’t an option. Nicole does not date. Ever. But Mason is persistent and patient. As Nicole’s past unravels, threatening to destroy her, Mason just might prove capable of grabbing the pieces as they fall and putting her back together again.

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The Dark Falls, CO series is a multi-author romantic thriller series set in the fictional town of Dark Falls, Co. Each book features a separate hero and heroine and suspense storyline. They can be read in order or out of order depending on reader preference, although readers may enjoy the books best if read in order. The books currently being promoted are books three and four in the series- books one and two released on October 9th. You can find the four titles currently available, as well as a list of upcoming titles here: http://loriryanromance.com/darkfalls/

EXCERPTS:

Dark Legacy

When it came to murder, every avenue was investigated.

Assuming the victim had been murdered.

Rhys suspected she had been; his instincts had been humming since he’d gotten the call an hour earlier. The location and markings were too damn suspicious for anything else. Unless… unless some malicious prick had found a dead drifter and decided to play a nasty prank on the town.

He crunched his way across the first perimeter, his skin and chest tightening beneath the constant furtive glances that followed him. Sevier was waiting at the second perimeter tape—red this time.

“You’re late.” There was no accusation in the comment; instead, concern narrowed the light brown eyes studying him. “You okay?”

The question stopped Rhys in his tracks and tensed the muscles of his back. Fuck… he’d expected the concern… the questions… those little sideways looks everyone was giving him. He just hadn’t expected them to dig under his skin like slivers of ice.

“I’m fine.” He kept his voice neutral, his face blank, and ducked beneath the tape to join Sevier. “When did you start buying into Cantu’s theory of oversharing?”

Eric Cantu was Sevier’s partner. He was also the Major Crime unit’s company comic and pop psychologist. Christ, it was bad enough having Cantu mothering the hell out of them, encouraging everyone to express their feelings. Having two dithering hens in the unit would be two too many.

Sevier simply shrugged. “The boss fill you in?”

“About the carvings? Yeah.” Rhys buried his immediate visceral reaction. But remnants of the nightmare slipped through.

A white face frozen in terror… glazed blue eyes… icy blond hair stuck to the snow… a dark red X-9 carved into a bleached-white forehead…

He locked down the corresponding surge of rage and horror. Even now, so many years later—those early, raw emotions dug their claws into him sometimes, catching him unprepared. He’d spent the past forty-five minutes drinking coffee and girding himself to make sure they didn’t latch onto him here… now.

“Whoever did this… the perp? He’s a mimic. A fucking copycat.” Sevier scowled and blew out a deep breath that hung in the air like a frosty question mark.

Rhys grimaced. No shit.

While he’d been a clueless kid when Kenneth Hamilton had been carving up young women and dumping their bodies in this section of the Colorado State Forest, he knew many of the detectives who’d been instrumental in catching the bastard.

Hell, Gerald Osborn and Craig Patel had been the lead detectives on the case back then. They were sharp as needles, methodical, and unbiased. They didn’t jump to conclusions; they followed the evidence. There was no fucking way Hamilton would have been arrested and convicted without a sea of evidence supporting the case.

The bastard had been guilty. There was no question of that in Rhys’s mind. Regardless of how vehemently Ariel had insisted that her father wasn’t the killer… couldn’t possibly be the killer—

Rhys swiped a hand down his face. Christ, he needed to get his mind under control. These damn memories were not helping.

He sighed and pinched the flesh between his eyebrows. This new victim with her blond hair and blue eyes and the X-10 carved in her forehead had just muddied the Hamilton case significantly.

Someone was out to fuck with them.

Dark Nightmares

Nicole had been a detective for six years. She’d worked undercover more times than she could count. This was the first assignment that completely threw her off her game.

Thank God, Mason seemed nice enough that he would do his best to ensure she was comfortable, but she really didn’t like putting herself in situations where she was inferior to a man. Ever.

He was picking her up from her hotel any minute now, and she was pacing like a sixteen-year-old about to go on her first date. He had said she could wear whatever she wanted, but he’d also implied she might fit in better if she showed a little skin. Apparently, there would be people there wearing anything from jeans and T-shirts to expensive sexy corsets and short tight skirts to…complete nudity.

She shuddered and rubbed her arms for the millionth time. She was a grown woman for heaven’s sake. A detective. She could handle just about anything. Blood. Dead bodies. Active shooters. Masked gunmen. Car chases. Heights. The list was long. It didn’t include fetish clubs.

Until tonight.

At exactly midnight, a knock on her door made her jump. She shook her arms at her sides and took a few deep breaths before peering through the peephole and then opening the door.

She hadn’t thought much about how Mason might be dressed, but she was pleasantly surprised to find him in black jeans, a black tee that hugged his pecs to perfection, and black loafers. He’d showered recently. His hair was still damp, and as he stepped into her room, she could smell the clean scent of his soap and shampoo.

If this were a date, she would consider herself the luckiest woman alive. He had been attractive from the moment she’d met him, but tonight he was smoking hot. And that smile… The way he looked at her with slightly narrowed eyes. The air between them sizzled and she hadn’t even let him inside the room yet. For several moments, it was impossible to remember this was not a real date. It was a job.

Damn. She needed to avert her gaze, school her expression, and shake the wandering thoughts about what his chest might look like from her head. She was on a job. She never ogled men at work.

Never.

As a rule, she didn’t date anyone she worked with, not even people from another department. Of course, Mason was from another city, so in the long run, he didn’t count. But, looks aside, he had several strikes against him.

He was apparently at least somewhat into BDSM. This would never fly with her. He was a detective. She didn’t like to date men who were in her field. It left her feeling like they were in a power struggle. And finally, the guy lived in Dark Falls. That was four hours from Denver. It was also a town she never wanted to return to on a permanent basis.

Strike three.

With that in mind, she faced him again, only to find him eyeing her from top to bottom. She couldn’t read his expression, so she wasn’t sure how she measured up to his expectations.

This is not a date.

“Will this work?” she asked, pointing down at the little black dress she’d purchased that afternoon. She was not ordinarily a shopper. She didn’t like crowded stores, and she hated fitting rooms. Online shopping was far more her style. But she hadn’t arrived in Dark Falls with anything she would deem appropriate for tonight, nor did she have time to order something and have it delivered.

 

Author Bio:

Trish McCallan was born in Eugene, Oregon, and grew up in Washington State, where she began crafting stories at an early age. Her first books were illustrated in crayon, bound with red yarn, and sold for a nickel at her lemonade stand. Trish grew up to earn a bachelor’s degree in English literature with a concentration in creative writing from Western Washington University, taking jobs as a bookkeeper and human- resource specialist before finally quitting her day job to write full time.

Forged in Fire, the first book in her Red Hot SEALs series, came about after a marathon reading session, and a bottle of Nyquil that sparked a vivid dream. She lives today in eastern Washington. An avid animal lover, she currently shares her home with four golden retrievers, a black lab mix and two cats.

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Becca Jameson is a USA Today best-selling author of over 70 books. She is most well-known for her Wolf Masters series and her Fight Club series. She currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband, two grown kids, and the various pets that wander through. She is loving this journey and has dabbled in a variety of genres, including paranormal, sports romance, military, and BDSM.

A total night owl, Becca writes late at night, sequestering herself in her office with a glass of red wine and a bar of dark chocolate, her fingers flying across the keyboard as her characters weave their own stories.

During the day–which never starts before ten in the morning!–she can be found jogging, floating in the pool, or reading in her favorite hammock chair!

Becca loves chatting with fans on social media! Reach out, and she will respond!

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Book Reviews: Hearts of Valor #1 and #2

Honor Among Seals
Hearts of Valor #2
by Dixie Lee Brown
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Pub Date: 10/9/2018
Working for a security company with his brothers-in-arms has given former
SEAL Matt “MacGyver” Iverson a reason to get up every morning.
But keeping a runaway bride from harm isn’t in his job description . . .
Former Marine Kellie Greyson is in over her head. A cold-hearted ultimatum leaves
her no choice but to wed mob boss Tony Palazzi. But when she overhears his
deadly plans for her after she says ‘I do,’ Kellie flees his
casino, only to wind up in a seedy Vegas bar. The next thing she
knows, she’s waking up beside a protective powerhouse of a man . . .
Though Kellie’s body kickstarts his into high gear, MacGyver is all business trying to
convince her that they need each other. Both are looking for missing
people—and all roads lead to Palazzi. MacGyver will have to lay all
his cards on the table to get Kellie to trust him in a game they
might not survive . . .
My Review

What a great story! I liked it and I liked more than one aspect of it. I found in this book (actually, in what I’ve read so far from this series), everything I would have expected: a great romance, great action and a great combination of the two.

Matt and Kellie need each other and must rely on each other, like it or not. She needs to find a way to escape her forced marriage with a very dangerous mob boss and he needs to solve a case and all leads turn to Mr. Dangerous. Both find something in common in a fight of wisdom, strength and slippery situations. Add to that a touch of passion and all you have is a great story. Nothing more, nothing less.

I loved the interaction between all the characters. Yes, Kellie and Matt are the center of attention, but all the others bring nothing but good stuff to the story. A former Marine and a former SEAL unite their experience and personalities to escape a powerful enemy. Both have their work experience and that is what brings them closer. They fit perfect together and the romance between them is well built and flows well with everything else. We are not oblivious to our characters’ backgrounds either and the consequences of their careers are not to be ignored or treated lightly.

All in all, Book 2 is at least as amazing as Book 1. I would gladly recommend the series, should you feel the need to read a good romance + thriller story. Amazing mystery and amazing characters! Loved it, 5 stars!

Heart Of A Seal
Hearts of Valor #1
They’re brothers in arms, Navy SEALS risking their lives for their country

. . . and the women they love.   

This is Luke Harding’s story. 

Six months in a desert hellhole taught Navy SEAL Luke Harding things he
never wanted to learn about life and death. Only tender memories of
the beautiful brunette he met a few weeks before his deployment
helped get him through the torturous days and nights. Back in the
States after a perilous rescue, physically and emotionally damaged,
Luke’s about to plunge into a new kind of war. In a seemingly
bucolic Idaho town, Sally Duncan faces real—and
unpredictable—danger. 

All Sally ever wanted was a safe place to raise her nine-year-old
daughter. Her identity hidden behind a façade of secrets and lies,
can she trust Luke—a man she barely knows—with the truth? Even as
they give in to long-denied passion, a killer with a personal
vendetta is setting an ambush that will leave them praying for a
miracle and fighting for the future they may not live to see.  

My Review

Intense and unpredictable – these are just two of the characteristics of this book. Again, I found something to enjoy at every page turn, something to keep looking forward to reading and in the end to feel sorry it’s gone.

Both these characters have a tumultuous past and present. Both have their own demons, inside and out but the most important thing is that somehow, they manage to have each other. While Luke is determined not to give up on Sally this time and is willing to do whatever it takes to protect her and her daughter, Sally is there to help him face his nightmares and fears. We see them both strong and sensible. We see their tough moments and also their weaknesses. I loved this balance so so much!

And the plot itself is very entertaining. I was on the edge of my seat and it was hard to put it aside. I read both this book and the next one so quickly and I already miss them. We have a lot of action and a lot of mystery and many twists.

I do advise you to read the series and to follow Dixie Lee Brown. These were my first books by her, but she has several other books that sound amazing and interesting! Until next ones, enjoy another 5 stars book J

Dixie Lee Brown lives and writes in Central Oregon, inspired by
gorgeous scenery and three hundred sunny days a year. Having moved
from South Dakota as a child to Washington, Montana and then to
Oregon, she feels at home in the west. She resides with two dogs and
a cat, who are currently all the responsibility she can handle. Dixie
works fulltime as a bookkeeper. When she’s not writing or working,
she loves to read, enjoy movies, and if it were possible, she’d
spend all of her time at the beach. She is also the author of the
Trust No One romantic suspense series, published by Avon Impulse.
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Book Review: Who

Who
Megan Mitcham
Publication date: October 2nd 2018
Genres: Adult, Psychological Thriller, Romance

A billionaire in high heels. A relentless stalker. A chance rooftop meeting. Her choices could send everything crashing down.

Billionaire Larkin Ashford is fiercely independent, but even she has to admit her fashion empire was built on the backs of brides. When her company has the opportunity to go public, her board of directors won’t pull the trigger unless she settles down. A series of threatening messages aren’t making her decision any easier. As she retreats to her rooftop hideaway to clear her head, she finds herself imprisoned in the strong arms of a mysterious man who thinks she was about to jump.

Despite her friends’ warnings that her wannabe savior could be her stalker, she can’t get his body off her mind. Determined to find the truth, she searches the city for her mystery man and discovers a dark secret that could bring everything she’s worked for crashing down. With her empire in danger, she’ll have to uncover the truth before her fortune and her life zero out.

Who is the first standalone novel in a pulse-pounding psychological thriller series. If you like headstrong women, steamy chemistry, and twists you won’t see coming, then you’ll love Megan Mitcham’s high-rise romantic thriller.

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My Review

 

My God this book was amazing! This book turned my thoughts around and it was such a fantastic read! Whenever I had to put it down, I kept thinking and thinking and making scenarios. The thriller aspect of it is perfectly done, the psychological aspect as well. The romance is beautifully intertwined with the idea of a psychological thriller. I loved it, I absolutely loved it!

Larkin has quickly become my favorite female character and I would like to think (aka “I like to kid myself that”) I have something from her strength. She has so much to struggle. Her business is now a success, but success comes with a price. The time and commitment she has put into her fashion company have kept her away emotionally from other things. While now her board of directors want her to find a man to strengthen her image, she only needs a soul to be by her side at the end of the day. Also, her family is not much of a support, so our main character has also this on her mind.

Then she has to face this stalker. She has to deal with this issue almost on her own and the danger quickly escalates. The mysterious man she encounters one evening may even be her stalker himself. There are so many angles to the story! You make a scenario, then something else pops up and ruins it. I don’t know, it blew my mind.

 I left the obvious to the end: the title is fabulous! I mean… “Who” ! It’s so suggestive and expresses so much, using 3 letters only. The cover shows Larkin having the city behind her – she somehow tries to find her own tranquility between business, family directors who know close to nothing about her. Even the colors match the story.

Ok, enough said. 5 Stars for this great great story and I cannot wait to read more from the series and more from this author. Megan Mitcham is fantastic!

 

Author Bio:

USA Today bestselling author Megan Mitcham was born and raised among the live oaks and shrimp boats of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where her enormous family still calls home. She attended college at the University of Southern Mississippi where she received a bachelor’s degree in curriculum, instruction, and special education. For several years Megan worked as a teacher in Mississippi. She married and moved to South Carolina and worked for an international non-profit organization as an instructor and co-director.

In 2009 Megan fell in love with books. Until then, books had been a source for research or the topic of tests. But one day she read Mercy by Julie Garwood. And Oh Mercy, she was hooked!

Megan lives in Southern Arkansas where she pens sizzling suspense novels. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Goodreads. For news, giveaways, and exclusive offers sign up for her newsletter at http://www.meganmitcham.com!

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Book Review: Beauty and the Greek Billionaire

Marianna Halsey has the most boring life in the world. With seven overprotective older brothers, she’s even ended up a virgin at twenty-four. But when a dark and sexy male prevents her from getting her wallet stolen on a Greek vacation, she decides it’s time for some adventure. She’s read a gazillion romance novels. How hard can it be to score a hook-up?

Greek billionaire and stock market whiz, Nico Galinas has built an empire from nothing. Literally. Orphaned as a baby, Nico trusts no one. Especially not the quirky, attractive woman using the worst pick up tricks in history. She wants something, and Nico decides to play along, even when she invites herself back to his place.

But what happens when “the beast” accidentally knocks up “beauty”?

 

About the Book

Beauty and the Greek Billionaire
by Stefanie London

Series
n/a; standalone

Genre
Adult
Contemporary Romance

Publisher
Entangled Indulgence

Publication Date
October 29, 2018

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My Review

 

Yes, an interesting book, with something different – this time our billionaire is a Greek guy, with his own issues to deal with. It was nice and warm, a good book that gave me a relaxing feeling. So yes, I liked it.

Nico and Marianna meet under fortunate circumstances – he is at the right place at the right time. Since she is on a vacation, what better way to pass the time than enjoy a good fling ,especially if the guy is so good looking. Little did they expect for things to get out of control. Their story has some twists, which I have enjoyed and there are many interesting aspects in the characters’ personalities.

Where Marianna is genuine and nice, Nico is hard and not much for fighting for her. He has his heart to guard and will never put it in the hands of a stranger. She, on the other hand, is as strong as she is nice and accepts her fate with head up, willing to deal with the consequences of her decisions.

While I liked the couple, I liked their relationship, I wanted to take more advantage of the scenery and the beautiful places. Also, there was something missing in Nico, as a character. There are moments where he was too much of a stubborn guy and just…too much.

Still, I have enjoyed it and was a great book for the chilly afternoons we have here. 3.5 stars for now. a

 

 

 

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About Stefanie London

STEFANIE LONDON is the USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance with humour, heat and heart.

Growing up, Stefanie came from a family of women who loved to read. Her favourite activity was going shopping with her Nan during school holidays, where she would sit on the floor of the bookstore with her little sister and painstakingly select the books to spend her allowance on. Thankfully, Nan was a patient woman.

Thus, it was no surprise Stefanie was the sort of student who would read her English books before the semester started. After sneaking several literature subjects into her ‘very practical’ Business degree, she got a job in Communications. When writing emails and newsletters didn’t fulfil her creative urges, she turned to fiction and was finally able to write the stories that kept her mind busy at night.

Now she lives with her very own hero and dreams of travelling the world. She frequently indulges in her passions for good coffee, French perfume, high heels and zombie movies. Recently she gave up her day job to write sexy, contemporary romance stories and she couldn’t be happier.

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Book Review: Healer’s Need

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When the hunter is your mate, being prey is anything but terrifying… Coyote shifter Tate Allen has been watching Elise Ralston from afar ever since he recognized her as his mate. But when an unknown stalker threatens not only Tate’s clan, but Elise for the gift she was born with, Tate must risk it all to protect his family and the woman he loves. Rhenna Morgan returns with this highly anticipated steamy new release in her Ancient Ink series which fans of Kerry Adrienne’s Shifter Wars will love!

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Title: Healer’s Need

Author: Rhenna Morgan

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Digital Release Date: October 22, 2018

Mass Market Paperback Release Date: October 30, 2018

Publisher: Carina Press

Series: Ancient Ink #2

Format: Digital eBook / Print

Digital ISBN: B07DCS159H

Print ISBN: 9781982542740

Synopsis:

When the hunter is your mate, being prey is anything but terrifying…

Coyote shifter Tate Allen has been watching. Learning his mate every possible way before he moves in. Protecting her through the night, always from afar.

He’ll be the one to teach her about her gifts. He’ll be there when she changes for the first time.

With him, she’ll fulfill her destiny.

Elise Ralston loves Tate for the patience he’s shown. The faith he’s demonstrated—denying himself what he needs sexually, even as he teaches her about pleasure.

For Tate, Elise is willing to try. To revel in touch, to give him control…and to embrace her healer’s need.

But someone unknown is still stalking the clan, threatening more than Tate and Elise’s bond. And Elise is a prime target—precious for the magic she hasn’t even learned yet.

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 My Review

This book was very intense and interesting, even if it’s the second book and I’ve not managed to read the first one. It was a little difficult to understand the world and the backstory, but my rating is not affected by this aspect. In the end, it is my fault I’m reviewing book 2 first.

Now that we have this small disclaimer out of the way, let me share a little about the couple. We have Elise and Tate, a couple so intense it literary burns you. They have that perfect chemistry that needs no words or touches. Tate needs to put himself on second place and focus his attention on Elise, on her development and her needs. He protects her, he is always there, waiting for her to be ready and reclaim her destiny. I loved them and I loved their relationship. The author did an amazing job creating them, both separately and as a couple.

I am so sorry I did not manage to read the first book, or else I would have understood better the story, but still, there is enough to have an idea. I wish we had more action and I wish we had more breathtaking moments, when it comes to confronting the enemy. That would be my only complaint.

All in all, I am giving “Healer’s Need” 4.5 stars and I am happy to have found this series and this author. If you decide to start the series, better you do it with book 1 J Enjoy!

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 Title: Guardian’s Bondimage001

Author: Rhenna Morgan

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Release Date: March 27th, 2018

Publisher: Carina Press

Series: Ancient Ink #1

Format: Digital eBook / Print

Digital ISBN: B076ZQP3MR

Print ISBN: 9781335016553

Synopsis:

Priest Rahandras has lived with the darkness trapped inside himself for years. Betrayed by his own brother and forced to watch his clan’s brutal annihilation, the only thing Priest wants more than to escape the curse that haunts him—as both man and beast—is to rebuild.

Until the mate he’s longed for walks into his life with an elder from his past. She’s everything he’s wished for, and the key to the clan’s very survival.

Kateri Falsen is a woman of logic and facts. While Priest’s cat can sense her arousal, telling her they’re fated won’t be enough. He’ll have to show her his love: with his words, with his actions, and with his body.

Protecting Kateri from the evil trapped inside him is paramount. But when lost clan members are systematically murdered, he’ll have to choose between exposing his mate to his black magic, or risking her as the next victim.

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About Rhenna Morgan:Rhenna Morgan

A native Oklahoman, Rhenna Morgan is a certified romance junkie. Whether it’s contemporary, paranormal, or fantasy you’re after, Rhenna’s stories pack romantic escape full of new, exciting worlds, and strong, intuitive men who fight to keep the women they want. For advance release news and exclusive content, sign up for her newsletter at http://RhennaMorgan.com. You’ll also find all of her social links there, along with her smoking hot inspiration boards.

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Book Review: The Viscount Can Wait

After five years away, Lady Eliza Cartwick isn’t relishing returning to the whirl of the London season. But the young widow knows to ensure the best future for herself and her young daughter Rosa, she must remarry. If only Lord Evanston, the dashing rogue who has haunted her dreams since she was sixteen, didn’t insist on distracting her with his searing looks and lingering touches at the most inconvenient times…

Thomas, Lord Evanston has wanted Eliza since her engagement ball all those years ago. His best friend’s sister has constantly been out of reach…until now. The forbidden has always tempted him, but when Thomas realizes he wants the object of his fantasies for far more than a dalliance, he must convince her that he’s not just a rake; he’s a viscount who’s worth the wait.

 

About the Book

The Viscount Can Wait
by Marie Tremayne

Series
The Reluctant Brides

Genre
Adult
Historical Romance

Publisher
Avon Impulse

Publication Date
October 23, 2018

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My Review

Another beautiful regency romance, this time between a widow and her brother’s best friend. Marked as off limits by her father and brother, Lord Evanston has always held Lady Eliza’s attention.  On her day of her engagement, he steals a kiss from her and that memory has always been in their minds. Years pass and tragedy brings Eliza and Thomas together, in the same circle. Will they find love and passion in each other’s arms or will they realize they are not suited for one another?

She is a proper Lady, now with a daughter to take care of. After her husband’s passing she must now secure a future for herself and her child. She needs a new man by her side. Even knowing that Lord Evanston is not the proper husband for her, she cannot stop the thoughts crossing her mind and heart. She fights this attraction and the impulse to give into his words and charm. But maintaining her reputation and keeping the promise she’s made to her family is of utmost importance to her.

Thomas on the other hand has no such promise made. Whatever others don’t know can’t hurt them, right? If he is lucky enough to win Eliza, even for a short time, so be it. He is not the best man ever; he seems to have no moral compass. But his protective instincts towards Eliza and his affection for her daughter betray a kind soul.

 I loved the story, as I love all regency romances. I love the idea of being courted; I love the light flirting and the blush of a kiss. I love the innocence we see in such books. In this case, there are a few instances in which Lord Evanston acts like everything must be as he wishes and risks too much Eliza’s reputation. She, on the other hand, is too desperate to obey some rule that Thomas is not to be approached. I don’t know, it was just too much of that.

But with all my comments, I still loved this book and I will for sure add the entire series to my TBR. With Winter coming, I feel it’s the proper time to read more novels like “A Viscount can Wait”.  I hope you’ll enjoy it as well J

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About Marie Tremayne

MARIE TREMAYNE graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in English Language and Literature. While there, a copy of Pride and Prejudice ended up changing her life. She decided to study the great books of the Regency and Victorian eras, and now enjoys writing her own tales set in the historical period she loves. Marie lives with her family in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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Book Review: Alphahole

Alphahole
by DD Prince
Genre: Contemporary Romance
 
Aiden is an alphahole and absolutely infuriating.
You’re going to effing love him!
A bad boy, enemies-to-lovers, office, roommate romance.
I’m Carly.
A nice girl. A nice girl who has recently figured out that nice girls
get the shaft. So, I’ve decided to become Carly 2.0 and say buh-bye
Carly 1.0, the doormat.
There’s a problem, though. An alphahole is my new roommate and
my CEO’s son. He’s also my boss and the alphahole is gunning to ruin
me.
Alphahole: A grade-A alpha male asshole.
The epitome? Aiden Carmichael.
Aiden wants to give me the shaft.
In multiple ways, if you get my drift.
Good thing the new me has decided to fight back and if
push comes to shove, fight dirty.
I’m Aiden. Alphahole. 
Or so the chick my father put in my corporate apartment and my
department at the office calls me. Whatever. She’s got spunk. And a
great rack. She tries to come off as a badass, but I see right
through the act. If she’s gonna tangle with me, she’ll be the one to
get tied up in knots. It won’t be me.
I have no problem fighting and as far as I’m concerned,
the dirtier the better.
 
My Review

Aiden and Carly – such an intense relationship, such opposites. Faith has Carly and Aiden living together when she is offered a position at Carmichael Consulting in San Diego and thus moving away from her family, her ex (a cheater and a lying piece of a man), her drug addict sister and an ex best friend.  The move to San Diego puts her in the same apartment as her boss. They feel the attraction, but they cannot stand each other. He puts her through so much and she is so out of patience towards him. This is an office romance between two very strong characters, unwilling to back of a challenge.

Now, there are so many elements I’ve enjoyed and there is so much I liked about the characters and their personalities. Carly decides a make-over is in place, after people have treated her like nothing. She has had enough with being pushed around, so meeting Aiden is just the perfect opportunity for her to bring forward these changes. I love that she challenges him both professionally and personally, always answering his demands at the office and facing all the challenges, and at home, where she is not willing to put up with his ego. Aiden is the son of a very bad mother (and you can read that wither literary, or using the corresponding attribute for a son of a person with low morale). Having witnessed his mother cheating on his father has left a deep scar on his character. His bad experience with women is not helping him either. So now he treats all women like garbage. For him, a woman is good for one thing and one thing only.

Carly is the challenge he needs and Aiden is the “glue” she needs to put herself together. They are an explosion of emotions and infuriating at the same time. Aiden’s vulnerability is only in regards to his family and only a family incident will tone down his level of rudeness (putting it lightly). I liked that.

I must mention though some of the things that were not to my liking. At some point, the action felt dragged and some complications were too inflated. Even if we have an office romance here, the professional aspect of it all was treated a little lightly. It did make the delight of the book, but still I would have liked a bit more care in this regard. Aiden’s family issues were solved easily, for the amount of torture they brought him. I would judge the attitude towards Carly’s sister, but I am not experienced in this item. I would like to read more reviews that refer to it though, because to me, abandoning a close relative like that is not the solution. Again, I am not experienced in this area, but I wished it could have been treated with more seriousness.

All in all, I am giving the story 3.5 stars and I am definitely looking forward to more books by this author. If you want to read an explosive story, with strong characters and good family drama, this is your book. I enjoyed my time with it and I hope you will too 🙂

 
DD Prince is a Canadian author living in Niagara Falls, Ontario with her
husband, 2 sons, and a menagerie of pets. She loves to read and
(tries to) write smutty books with substance. Loves books, fancy
pens, cherry blossoms, fall colours, and cheesy zombie flicks. Will
write for sushi.
 
 
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