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What I like so much about Romantic Suspense sub-genre is the blend of heart-pounding action and steamy romance (sometimes with a little mystery written into it) and when written well, provides a bum-clenching, fuck-the-world kind of escape that almost...

The Spitting Post


Vincent Carpenter isn't having a good day. It's the weekend and he forgot to turn off his alarm. When he rolls out of bed, he's surprised to see that his wife, Erika, isn't there. When he does find her, he mentions the dinner reservations he'd made for...

The Tea Master and the Detective


THE TEA MASTER AND THE DETECTIVE is a strangely compelling tale. Though I don't read much science fiction and a non-romance at that, I found myself turning the pages as I tried to solve the mystery of Long Chau together with The Shadow's Child. A short...

Running the Risk


How do you love a woman who has, supposedly, for the greater good, betrayed you? A woman whom you've thought dead, coming back from the grave, who'd actually walked away willingly? RUNNING THE RISK is a hard one to swallow, but then again, books about...

His Sinful Touch


When you don't know who you are...but you know where your heart lies. Sabrina can't remember what sent her fleeing her country home and to London. She's wearing a man's clothes and doesn't even know her own name. But the bruises on her body and a few...

Love Story


LOVE STORY is a hot, sexy romantic read with unforgettable characters and plenty of angst. Ooh, the angst! I love it and I love this story a lot. This is definitely going on my keeper shelf! I've read a lot of Lauren Layne's books, ever since i first...

Hustle of the Gunman


HUSTLE OF THE GUNMAN is the fourth book in the Galaxia Pirates series. In this instalment, we have the exact opposite of insta-love. Instead, Darrel has been in love with Toby for over eight years, but Toby wants nothing to do with him. Toby finally succeeds...

One and Only


Another superb offering from Jenny Holiday! It's no secret that I love Jenny Holiday's books (49th Floor Novels). So it's an auto-reflex to snatch this one up, especially when the hero and heroine promised to deliver sparks of the clashing kind. I'm...

Hurts to Love You


For a man nearly a dozen years older than Evangeline Chandler, she's the epitome of the forbidden fruit. The rich heiress shouldn't fraternise with the housekeeper's son, after all. Still, Eve had barely registered on Gabe Hunter's radar when she was...

Heavenly Pleasures


What's a girl to do when she accidentally dials Brazil and racks up a mobile phone charge in excess of four grand? Why take a job in a brothel as a receptionist to pay it off. Likes: As someone who both fought and acquiesced to parental involvement...

Wicked Choice


WICKED CHOICE (The Wicked Horse Vegas #4) by Sawyer Bennett is one of the best erotic romances I have read! There are hot, steamy and erotic sex scenes throughout an amazing gender twist of a story that is strong enough to stand on its own even without...

The Sins of Lord Lockwood


There are few authors who can tempt me back into historical romance and Meredith Duran is always one of them. But it certainly doesn't hurt that the very peculiar situation of Lord Lockwood, or better known as Liam Devaliant--first revealed in The Duke...

Accept My Surrender


This contemporary romance blooms into a satisfying tale of self-discovery. John is a middle age man who questions if he should have been married to a woman. With strained relations, John's wife leaves him. Isolated, John appears to be in suspended animation,...

Brooklynaire


Writing this review was difficult, mostly because of the anticipation I had with Nate/Becca's story--the build-up and the fandom surrounding this couple pretty much came to a feeding frenzy--which Sarina Bowen finally wrote. Most likely then were my expectations...

The Upside to Being Single


4 silly, sexy stars for THE UPSIDE TO BEING SINGLE! Mellie Rogers should never have allowed her friends to coerce her into flashing the balcony full of hot men for beads. Naturally, she's humiliated when the hottest of the group turns out to be her...

Let the Dead Lie


LET THE DEAD LIE is my second W.L. Brooks novel and I couldn't be more pleased. Ms. Brooks has an uncanny knack for creating three-dimensional characters that leap off the page and she absolutely did that with the four sisters who are as alike as they...

Claimed


It's no surprise that I've often complained about the brevity of the dynamic (and instalove) duo Alexa Riley's stories. The novella-length and even shorter tales they weave have tended to be--in part due to the length--full of alpha males who take over...

Joy


JOY was such a lighthearted and fun book to read, I had a great time with it and the characters were really sweet. Gideon is trying to live a normal life, but chaos seem to find him everywhere he goes. Trying to keep himself away from that chaos isn't...

Burning for an Assassin


Looking for a killer lesbian erotica? Try a book from Ms. Snow. I picked this book up because I wanted to read more f/f romance. If it included erotica and a bit of suspense, all the better. The fact that it included shifters, witches and kinky sex? Now...

Switch It Up


Looks like I'm on a geek roll, because lookee here, another book with geek characters! Maddy is a hacker who tests websites for their security. When she found a hole in the website of Noble House, the online site of a kink club, she immediately drove...

Unlocking Fear


3 suspenseful stars for UNLOCKING FEAR. Noah Kendall's glad to be back in Blyth Lake after serving in the Marines, even more so when he meets vacationer Reese Woodward. Reese is in town to see what she can discover about the disappearance of her cousin...

Show Me


Unlike its predecessor, SHOW ME is written in a very different vein--much more than just an astronaut looking to fulfill his lifelong dream beyond Earth's atmosphere and a woman so sheltered that the whole world seems new. If Tell Me is an opposites-attract...

Levi


And...Hell Squad returns with a bang, and quite literally so. I have a soft spot for this apocalyptic world set in the smoking ruins surrounding Sydney, as unbreakable bonds are forged--mostly with hot sex--in the aftermath of an alien invasion, by people...

Two Man Station


Two men struggling with their own demons are trying to open their hearts to a new love in the remote Richmond station. Gio has been transferred to the small town of Richmond where Jason Quinn is the officer in charge. Gio's reputation is not in the...

Down by Contact


The ultimate enemies-to-lovers showdown begins during a pre-season football game with cutting words and ends in an injury, fights that spread even to the fans and a stint doing community service for several weeks. I loved the explosive conflict right...

Happy Spanksgiving


The Crafty Bastards host another erotic party filled with kinky fun. This time, Thanksgiving is a Spankgiving party of floggings, orgasms and spankings galore. Max, Sean, and Cali are the go to hosts for the private parties. They enjoy doing it and it...

Prisoner


There are some books--rare as they are--that make me question the definition of romance and by extension, why I read them. PRISONER is one of those rare few books, which makes this a near-impossible review to write. If I read romance for escapism and...

The Longest Silence


Anthony LeDoux is a familiar character to those who have been following Debra Webb's Shades of Death series. Here, he's a pale and rather pathetic version of his uptight self in the previous 3 books--a jobless alcoholic after the breakdown of his marriage...

Hard Wood


5 purrrrfect stars for HARD WOOD! Patrick Milligan is a total catch. He's an all-around good guy, business owner, sexy as hell and ready to settle down. Unfortunately, the woman he wants to wake up to every morning lives on the left coast, only visiting...

Beat of the Jungle


BEAT OF THE JUNGLE (Deadly Forces #1) by Erin Moira O'Hara is an intense, fast paced and sexy contemporary romantic suspense. Not only are the H/h on the run from mercenaries, but the Amazon Rainforest landscape is as deadly a foe as their human protagonists. Kitarna...

Playing to Win


5 sexy, Latin dancing stars for PLAYING TO WIN! Gym owner and fitness trainer Brooks Adams is pretty content with his life. Having clawed his way out of poverty for the daughter he had in high school, Brooks is now an upstanding member of the community...

The Burial Society


I've never read a psychological thriller before, but I was caught by the blurb's mention of a dark web. I had recently encountered it in a book, you see, and thought I might learn more about how it works and what it is really. Sadly, it wasn't to be. The...

Holiday Spice & Everything Nice


I'd brought this book on December 22, 2016 with the intention of reading one story a night for each of the 12 days of Christmas, but as it often said: "The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray" is what would best described what happened to...

Valentine Vision


What beautiful model wouldn't die to have a contract with a top of the line producer of an expensive perfume? Tori McBride is that woman; however it was something that was never meant to be. No sooner than she had she signed her contract with Herrick's...

Trick Roller


TRICK ROLLER was an engaging and solid second instalment of a series that is slowly taking a high place among my favorites. It brings back the strong mystery elements that made me love Kill Game and it gives us more of the romance I've been waiting for. Everything...

Blues Beach


Warning, this is an emotional story which dances upon a shared suicide edge for a portion of the book. For those who struggle with whether to commit suicide or not, this book may trigger a desire to end it. I love stories that make me feel strongly. Usually...

Thunder


5 incredibly sexy and thunderous stars for THUNDER! Welcome to Big D!ck Escort Service, where men like "Thunder" will make you look great in public, and make you feel great in private! Thunder, aka Colton, is just about ready to hang up his hooker...

Keeping What He Wants


This is the second installment of Lexie Davis's Running Devils MC series. They may be together, but their problems are just beginning. Ella's father Pat has Riker arrested, but it ends up being a bogus arrest that her father set up all on his own....

Driving Whiskey Wild (A Sexy Standalone Romance)


DRIVING WHISKEY WILD is the third book in The Whiskeys series, but each book is written so it is standalone. Saying that, I would have loved to have read the first two books, simply because I'm nosy and like to see how everyone pairs up! In this book,...

Hunted by the Cyborg


Cara Bristol's Cy-Ops series have always stood out for me, not just because of the imaginative breadth and "scientific believability" of her writing (what do I really know about nanotechnology?) but also for the compelling cybernetic future she presents...

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