Review – Dollars by Pepper Winters


Dollars by Pepper Winters


My rating: 5 of 5 stars

What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly? ~Erin Hansen

The best feeling in the world is to get lost in a book where you’re transplanted, almost if by magic, to a new world. A world where you take flight to a new destination. Dollars by Pepper Winters was my destination to a delicious dark world, one that danced in my dreams and filled me with an infusion of heartbreak and hope. I quickly became lost in Dollars and did not want to be found.

I devoured Dollars and Dollars devoured me. I shut out the world while the dark world in Dollars became my world. Pennies was the darkness that shattered my soul. Dollars is a union of dark and light that both slayed and saved my soul. I was captivated. I was captured. I was claimed. The words whispered to me, becoming the air I breathed, as I drowned in the devastatingly beautiful Dollars. Dollars was my adrenaline…my anguish…my ache…my addiction. I WAS ALL IN.

Beautiful blue-eyed, dark-haired, and long-legged Tasmin Blythe was killed on her 18th birthday, kidnapped and sold into slavery where she became Pimlico ‘Pim.’ Her owner was an evil monster, one she extinguished after extensive physical and emotional abuse. Rescued by the gorgeous and elusive Elder Prest two years later, Pim is not sure whether her new owner is a saint or a sinner…perhaps both.

“We were worlds apart, yet for some reason, he’d not only invited me into his but stolen me to share it.”

Dark-haired, dark-eyed, and inked Elder is gorgeous. Pure perfection. A lethal mix of all alpha male, angel, and devil, Elder walks the fine line of hero and criminal. Burned by a painful past with wounds that still resonated with Elder and were under the surface until Pim opened them.

“She expected me to be a monster. I was a monster. Just one she’d never come across before.”


Pim has been to a hell so heinous that I would not wish it on my worst enemy. She has waded through the depths of darkness with only a sliver of hope as light.

“I told you, you are worth more than pennies, yet you cling to a dollar as if it’s the sum of your value.”

She wields power like a knife. On the outside, she is gaining strength, but on the inside, her worth is a penny when it should be billions.

“How did this man understand me when I’d never spoken a word to him?”


Pim may not speak, but her unspoken words speak to Elder. Their connection is a magnetic force, one forged by fate. Oh did I love their beautiful bond!

“He was no longer just Elder. My savior and captor. He was so, so much more. And it hurt because I wanted to know how deep that more went. It seemed like I wasn’t the only one.”


Pim is a bird in a cage struggling to be free. Though despite the hardship through the pits of hell, Pim is a warrior armed with her head in a battle of wills that aided her through the abuse, and the aftermath where her body is healing from internal and external breaks and bruises. I admired her courage and tenacity so much!

“She wanted to be normal. Despite her fighting me, she secretly hoped I’d smash her cage and teach her how to be free.”

Pim is beautiful despite being battered and bruised. A fallen angel fighting for her life, Pim looks ethereal with a glow that accentuates her beauty and strength, inside and out. Elder can’t get this goddess out of his head or heart.

“Forget the past and only remember this.”

(His lips crashed against mine.)

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Oh did I SWOON! I did not expect Elder to melt me to mush, but he surprised me in the best way, making me fall for him even harder!

The chemistry between these two mostly strangers is fire-hot…a slow burn. Passion that permeates from a mere look. Understanding from a shared bond that neither can grasp nor get.

“I didn’t want to fall. I want to fly. With him.”


I LOVED ELDER, MY DARK HERO, SO MUCH!!! He is complex and caring, and dark and dangerous. Pim is breaking through her shell and rediscovering Tasmin. This jilted bird is spreading her wings, preparing to fly, and it’s all because of her dark king who wants his captivating queen. Elder can only hope that his beautiful bird—his soul mate—doesn’t fly home to her past life.

Oh did Dollars STEAL MY HEART, picking up some of the pieces that Pennies shattered. Dollars is hope and heart, strength and salvation, and love and war. Dollars was the hurricane to my heart, the fire to my feels, and the calm to my soul-slaying storm. Ups and downs. Twists and turns. Bruises and burns. I went on a roller coaster of a ride of gut-wrenching heartbreak fused with happiness and hope. I was utterly immersed and intoxicated, completely overcome by this story. I FELT EVERYTHING!

I felt every word I read in this pulse-pounding UNPUTDOWNABLE soul-searing story. Dollars bared its soul to me and stole mine. The spellbinding and spine-tingling Dollars shook my soul, grabbed my gut, and hit my heart so hard that my emotions bled long after the story was over. DOLLARS OWNED EVERY PART OF ME.

I lived Dollars. I breathed Dollars. I was bound to Dollars. I became Dollars, a story worth billions in gold. OH DID I FALL HARD IN LOVE!!! I did not want to deposit my Dollars; I wanted to keep every last word…every last feel…every last cent of Dollars to myself.

★★★★★ ‘worth millions of dollars’ stars


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“I should never have asked for a night with you. This would never have happened if I’d had more willpower.”

A thief met a possession and did what he did best.
Now, he has to live with the consequences.
Including the girl he claimed.

Pimlico was stolen and sold all before her twenty-first birthday.
Two years with a master who almost killed her is over.
She has a new master now.
A master who demands everything, expects everything, and requires ultimate access to her mind.

Elder broke countless rules when he took the girl who wasn’t his.
She confuses and bewitches him, but his fascination won’t save her from his desires.

He wants to know her.
She wants to forget.
Together…they’re doomed.


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Review – Unplugged by LK Collins

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Quinn Whitmore wanted nothing more than to get away and enjoy her trip to the mountains. It was a chance for her to get away, regroup and recharge. After her horrible breakup she needed this trip more than she could say. Her plan was to unplug from the world, her demanding job and her heartbreak. No cell phones, emails, texts… nothing but peace. To unplug.

She never expected her life to be turned upside down by an unexpected guest in the form of the sexy, sensuous rule breaker named Merritt Smith.

Their attraction is instantaneous. It’s obvious from their first meeting that they want each other. Badly. Still, Quinn is determined. Nothing serious… not for a very long time. If Merritt wants a week of no strings attached sex – and only earth scattering, mind altering, spine tingling sex – then they could have the week together. Merritt is determined to have her anyway and on every surface that he can have her. But things don’t always go as planned and soon a little bit of fun leads to a whole lot of something more. Quinn and Merritt endeavor to turn a fling into something true, something solid, something lasting that neither of them had ever experienced before.

Then in true LK Collins fashion comes the twist and turn that I never saw coming. I was immediately thrown back to LATCH and felt once again like I was falling into something that surely was not happening. Once again I had to step back from my device in an attempt not to throw it. Instead I flipped back, reread and then all I could really say was… WHAT JUST HAPPENED HERE? LK has the innate ability to leave her readers so breathless, so angry but so unable to turn away. No way could I stop reading once twist began. I was all in for the ride until its delightful end.

Hot, steamy, twisty… Merritt can curl your toes with his dirty talk and delicious moves. Quinn is his match, giving just as good as she can get. Unplugged is another stellar story by one talented author. It seems with each story LK Collins is honing her craft, getting that much better. I am amazed that with each read, I fall more and more in love with her work and look forward to what she plans to give her readers next!


5 Merritt is DIVINE stars!





From the moment I laid eyes on her, I was doomed.
Quinn Whitmore was unlike any other woman in the world.
She was it for me. That spark, that instant connection, became my sole purpose for breathing.
Her laugh would take over a room.
Her smile brought me to my knees.
And her body was…pure perfection.
When I met Quinn, she was fresh off a nasty breakup and had ruled out all men. She wanted to spend the week in the Rocky Mountains unplugged from the world, unwinding and focusing on herself.

So I decided to let it go.
But my mind wouldn’t.
Every thought suddenly became consumed with Quinn, and I knew I had to have her. So when she finally agreed to a week of just sex, no strings attached, I took the deal and ran. It would give me time to fuck my Quinn obsession out of my head.
But, man, was I wrong. A week wasn’t enough. A lifetime wouldn’t be enough.

The problem…Quinn was hiding a secret—a secret that would ruin my life. And ruin it she did.







LK Collins is the naughty alter ego for the husband-and-wife duo behind multiple bestselling and international bestselling novels. This real life couple is down right dirty in the bedroom, which bleeds through the pages of their steaming hot smut stories. While LK writes the books, Mr. Collins, the tattooed God himself, is the mastermind behind so much of the page turning sexiness.

If you are looking for a scorching hot read with chemistry so hot it jumps off the pages, then an LK novel is for you. From a number of standalones to series, their stories will make you blush, pant, and want to reread them once you’ve finished. The heroes are alpha, demanding, filthy talking men, that will do anything for their girl…or to get them.





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Review – After We Fall by Melanie Harlow

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After We Fall by Melanie Harlow


My rating: 5 of 5 stars

What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly? ~Erin Hansen

I fell in love with Melanie Harlow’s latest sensation, After We Fall, by just reading the synopsis. I had not even sunk myself into story and I KNEW it would be a heart-thrashing hit. Cowboy…OH YES for this Southern gal. Ex-Army soldier…DOUBLE YES for this Army wife. Brooding, hot, muscular, rugged alpha…YES, YES, YES! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD!

After We Fall held me in its clutches, quickly captivating and claiming me in one utterly UNPUTDOWNABLE tale. I was at this story’s mercy, needing to sink myself so deeply into After We Fall that I never wanted to surface for air. This heartbreaking yet heartwarming story stole my breath where I was drowning to breathe.

My emotions were engulfed by this beautiful yet broken book, feels flowing all over the pages. Chills ran through me. My breaths were bated. My pulse raced. My heart shattered. I felt every word I read. After We Fall was my adrenaline…my anguish…my ache…my addiction. I WAS ALL IN.

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Gorgeous and brooding cowboy, Jack Valentini, wants nothing to do with the beautiful blonde and blue-eyed Margot ‘Barbie’ Lewiston who is bringing some much-needed PR expertise to his family’s struggling farm. This rich gal is an annoyance and he doesn’t want any more changes in his already devastating life.

“I’d already met the love of my life…I’d married her, and I’d lost her…There was no second chance.”

I wanted to wrap up Jack in a huge hug. My heart bled for this cowboy who suffered a great loss and is still stuck in the darkness. The closed-off alpha reveals a peek of his big heart and Margot can’t help but become enamored by this complex cowboy.

“Someone who loved like that had to have a big heart, even if it was buried beneath prickly layers of grief and bitterness. I’d give him another chance.”

Margot is smart, funny, and beautiful inside and out…I loved her! The sweet and sassy woman wants to get to know the gorgeous, annoying, and tender-hearted man who gets under her skin.

Jack wants to ignore the first woman since his late wife to invade his head and heat his body that’s been in hibernation for three years but the magnetic force between Margot and him is too powerful to ignore.

“I knew what I was going to do before I did it. I knew it was a bad idea. I knew I’d regret it. And I still did it…I kissed her…Our tongues met and I tasted her hungrily, like I’d never get enough…sweet and forbidden.”

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The chemistry burns bright between Margot and Jack, a forbidden flame that fights to ignite, so hard to resist. Oh did I love their angst that bled all over the pages!

“He was kissing me like I’d never been kissed before. Like he was going to war.”

Margot awakened a sleeping bear in Jack that had been hibernating too long, years since a mere kiss.

“Her lips on mine felt like rain after a drought.”

The beauty bathed in heat in these words that melted me to molten lava, my feels flowing all over the pages. Swoon and sadness sent me over the edge. The passion poured off the pages, the pent-up tension a dam ready to burst. I was that dam too, my feelings bursting and bleeding too.

This country boy made me swoon! His sexy, seductive, sad, and soul-filled words made me sink under his spell. This tender and troubled, and soulful and swoony alpha held my heart in his hands. Oh did I love Cowboy Jack! PURE PERFECTION.

“I wanted to admit my guilt. Open my wounds. Bleed for her.”


Margot is the beautiful angel who brings light to this broken and handsome cowboy. They are the perfect mix of dark and light, heat and cold, and city gal and country guy. Opposites attract but the storm of the past may be a stronger force than love.

“Everything was bare to her now, all my secrets, all my suffering, all my scars. And she still wanted me. I felt myself falling…I had no right. No right.”


After We Fall is not simply a broken and beautiful romance; it’s a story about heartbreak, hope, and happiness. It’s a story about LIFE AND LIVING. It’s about overcoming tragedy…taking that leap of faith…living for the moment…living life now.

The inner dialogue that is a consistent Harlow fixture in all of this author’s work is the icing on the cake in her creations, bringing realism and depth to already amazing stories. With every tale that Melanie Harlow writes, there is more heart and soul poured into each one…more emotion…more everything. EVERY WORD MEANT EVERYTHING that Melanie Harlow penned to life in After We Fall, Harlow’s most heartfelt masterpiece and BEST BOOK EVER.

This magical mix of heart, heat, and humor in After We Fall, this shattering and soul-searing story of love and loss, was my EVERYTHING!!! Oh did I FALL HARD for After We Fall, this breathtakingly beautiful tale of hard-fought love that rendered me breathless. After We Fall BLEW ME AWAY with more heart, more tears, more sorrow, and the most love I’ve had for any Melanie Harlow romance…ever. After We Fall is one of those books that OWN MY HEART AND SOUL FOR LIFE. I want to bask in the glow of this Harlow hangover a little longer.

★★★★★ ‘hard not to fall’ stars


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Jack Valentini isn’t my type.

Sexy, brooding cowboys are fine in the movies, but in real life, I prefer a suit and tie. Proper manners. A close shave.

Jack might be gorgeous, but he’s also scruffy, rugged, and rude. He wants nothing to do with a “rich city girl” like me, and he isn’t afraid to say so.

But I’ve got a PR job to do for his family’s farm, so he’s stuck with me and I’m stuck with him. His glares. His moods. His tight jeans. His muscles.

His huge, hard muscles.

Pretty soon there’s a whole different kind of tension between us, the kind that has me misbehaving in barns, trees, and pickup trucks. I’ve never done anything so out of character—but it feels too good to stop.

And the more I learn about the grieving ex-Army sergeant, the better I understand him. Losing his wife left him broken and bitter and blaming himself. He doesn’t think he deserves a second chance at happiness.

But he’s wrong.

I don’t need to be his first love. If only he’d let me be his last.  


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Review – Fire in You by Jennifer Armentrout

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Fire in You by J. Lynn


My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Love is like friendship caught on fire. In the beginning, a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but only still light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.”~Bruce Lee

Has a story every stolen your soul and hit your heart hard with a force you didn’t see coming? Fire in You by Jennifer Armentrout stole my soul, striking it with a match where it burned bright. I gave my heart to Fire in You where I knew it would remain long after this story ended. I KNEW that Fire in You would be the fire that melted me…burned me…broke me…and that it did. Fire in You is a roller coaster of a second-chance romance, one where I felt every twist and turn of my heart as it traveled on a riveting ride of hope, heartbreak, and happiness.

There is something special about second-chance love that speaks to the soul. Two soul mates broken apart whose love has never died are granted a do-over…that coveted second chance. Their hearts, once sliced in half, find their way back to each other and become whole again. Second-chance love stories are my heart…my soul…my obsession; Fire in You was MY KRYPTONITE.

I fell in INSTANT LOVE with Fire in You that wrapped itself around my heart…owning it…OWNING ME. My feelings were free-falling fast and hard. I WAS ALL IN! I could not help but devour the pages with a voracious hunger, drowning in them like my last breath. This book with its incredible detail and conversational style that struck all of my senses…WORDS…rendered me so full of FEELS where I felt every word penetrate me with passion and possibility.

From the minute Brock Mitchell entered Jillian Mitchell’s life when she was eight and he was fourteen, she knew she’d found both a friend and soul mate. Inseparable and best friends through their teen years, Jillian soon fell in love with the broken boy who only she could fix. The boy who later broke her heart on the same fateful night where a gunshot almost killed her. While she almost died that tragic night, it was Brock who killed her.

“Brock and I…we used to be inseparable despite the age difference. It was always us…until that night. Until I realized it had always been me wanting him and him wanting everyone but me.”

Brock ‘The Beast’ Mitchell was an UFC super star, heavyweight champion, who trained under Jillian’s mix martial arts expert of a father. Brock with his dark hair, dark eyes, endless muscles and ink, and tall frame is a beast in and out of the ring. An all-alpha. Pure perfection.

“If you look up ‘flirt’ on the Internet, I’m sure it had a picture of him grinning the panties right off some chick.”

The broken boy who was given a second chance at life from Jillian’s family. The broken boy who should have claimed the angel, Jillian, who healed him. I wanted to hate him…but I loved him.

“When it came to Brock, I dove in headfirst and didn’t come up for air.”

My heart broke…shattered…for Jillian. This beautiful, dark-haired, and dark-eyed angel doesn’t realize her beauty that shines bright from inside out. The beautiful girl who loved a broken boy who didn’t even love her back.

“I gave my heart so completely, so fully to someone else, that when my heart was broken, those pieces I’d freely given away weren’t mine any longer. My heart wasn’t complete.”

Little does Jillian know that Brock the man, now retired from fighting at thirty-two-years-old, wishes he had claimed the girl…now woman…who, deep down, he knew was always his. Little does Jillian know that she would be reunited with the only man she’s ever loved, Brock, who she’s been hiding from these past six years. Little does Brock know that Jillian is not that same, vulnerable girl. She is a strong woman; one who has survived hell and is finally living her life for her.

“I know the old Jillian…but this Jillian? I don’t know her, but I want to. I see a woman—a beautiful woman.”

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Brock is determined to right the biggest wrong of his life, letting the girl, now woman, who has always held his heart like she does his, get away. Like an opponent in the ring, Brock is going to fight for that second chance.

“Brock had fire in him. He always had.”

Both Jillian and Brock have fire in them…strength in spades. These soul mates are survivors, warriors who have been to war in a way, and are still fighting for love. That second chance.

“I really want this to work for us, Jillian. It’s a second chance for us.”


What begins as a friendship turns into chemistry sparked by flames, a fire that ignites with passion between them. This passion is born of soul mates, one fueled fate that may be hard to fight.

“Then Brock kissed me. Really kissed me. His mouth came down against mine like he was committing the feel of them to memory. Hot. Hard. Wet. His tongue slipped over mine, and he didn’t so much kiss me as he did devour me. Now that was a kiss.”

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Those kisses melted from the pages, penetrating that passion right to me as I felt it too. Those lifetime kisses of soul mates that you know will lock you to love for life. Oh how was I rooting for love! I wanted…no needed…this second chance love story to succeed. I wanted this broken boy to reunite with his angel girl, soul mates whose hearts needed to be whole.

“Did you miss me this whole time?”

“I missed you. Missed you every f**king day, Jillian, with every ounce of who I am.”


This broken boy and amazing man made me sweat and swoon. His sexy, seductive, and soul-filled words sent me on a ship to Swoon Land where I sank under his spell. I LOVED Brock! I was OWNED by Brock. I was owned by Fire in You. DONE!

“What terrified me was the knowledge that if I fell for him again, I would fall deep, and I’d never recover. If I loved him again, I’d be lost forever.”

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Love is a battlefield and sometimes you have to fight for what you believe in, fight for the other person, fight for love. I cried tears of heartbreak, happiness, and hope. Tremors of tenderness yet trepidation surged through my body as I wanted this second chance too. These two halves of hearts needed to be whole… one. This knight could not…would not… leave his damsel in distress again…PLEASE NO! So I hoped. I prayed. I desperately rooted for love. Love that had to survive time and turmoil. Love that had to survive war. Love that is worth the fight.

When you begin and end a story in tears, you know it’s something special, and oh was Fire in You such an emotionally intoxicating and incredible read. Fire in You shattered me…slayed me…this second-chance love story stripped me bare where I broke. I was enraptured as every emotion was electrified. My heart and soul were on fire as Fire in You set them ablaze, burning bright, melting EVERY PART OF ME.

Fire in You breathed fire in me, words that burned into my heart and soul. Fire in You is LOVE…LOSS…AND LIFE. This soul-searing story is full of life with a magnetism that drew me in deeply where I was transfixed as every word became me. This pulse-pounding story bled angst where I bled with these characters too. I felt every word I read. I felt heartbreak. I felt happiness. I felt hope. I FELT EVERYTHING. ALL OF THE HEART. ALL OF THE SOUL.

Jennifer Armentrout is a new author to me, and oh am I hanging my head in shame that I didn’t pick up one of her heart-hitting and mesmerizing masterpieces years ago!!! This author now owns my book-loving heart and soul for life! Fire in You breathed life in me, leaving me breathless, in a book that was sheer brilliance from beginning to end. Fire in You BLEW ME AWAY!!!

“The truth is I gave my heart away a long time ago, my whole heart, and never got it back.” ~Sweet Home Alabama

I gave my heart to Fire in You where it’s still melting in the flames of a heart-wrenching and heartfelt hangover. I gave my soul to this story…no…Fire in You stole my soul. I had no choice but to FALL HARD into the flames of feels that this story swathed me in, and oh was every part of me on fire. Fire in You was the fire in me, and I want to feel the burn of this book forever.

★★★★★ 5 soul-burning bright stars


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From the # 1 New York Times and International bestselling author, Jennifer L. Armentrout writing as J.Lynn, comes a richly moving story about heartbreak and guilt, second chances and hope. Full of familiar, fan-favorite characters and no two people more deserving of a happy ending, Fire In You will burn bright beyond the last page…

Jillian Lima’s whole world was destroyed in a span of a few hours. The same night her childhood love, Brock ‘the Beast’ Mitchell, broke her heart, her life was irrevocably altered by the hand of a stranger with a gun. It takes six years to slowly glue together the shattered pieces of her life, but Jillian is finally ready to stop existing in a past full of pain and regret. She takes a job at her father’s martial arts Academy and she’s going out on her first date since a failed relationship that was more yuck than yum. Jillian is determined to start living.

She just never expected Brock to be a part of her life again. But he’s firmly back in her life before she knows it, and not only is he older, he’s impossibly more handsome, more teasing and more everything. And when he sees Jillian, he’s no longer capable of thinking of her as the little girl who was his shadow growing up or the daughter of the man who gave him a second chance at life. He sees the woman who’d always been there for him, the one person who believed in him no matter what.

Brock knows she’s the one he should’ve made his, and what begins as a tentative friendship quickly turns to red-hot chemistry that sparks a flame that burns brighter than lust. Falling for Brock again risks more than her heart, because when the past sorrow-filled and guilt-ridden past resurfaces, and a web of lies threatens to rip them apart, the fallout could lay waste to everything they’ve fought to build together, and destroy the dreams of those they care most about.


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Review – Twined Bond by Emma Hart

You know? I’ve followed this series from the very beginning, I’ve eagerly anticipated each and every instalment and I’ve enjoyed every trip to Holly Woods that I’ve been on. 

Now after reading Twined Bond, the very last one, I’m feeling kinda lost. This whole journey has been bittersweet. I have so many moments from this series that will stick with me, but I honestly can’t believe it’s over.

Twined Bond was, without a doubt, the best one of the whole series. I honestly couldn’t have asked for more. Emma not only did justice to her characters but she did justice to us the reader too. It’s clear to see that Emma has wrote a book that she herself would be happy to read, everything was covered, I have no criticism at all. It was all so perfect. 

Twined Bond, I feel, was the most hard hitting too. Emma basically ripped all my emotions out of me, smashed them into a bag, gave them a HUGE shake and then stuck them back in me. I was all over the place. Emphasised by the fact that I actually never wanted the book to end. 

I’m not going to say anymore. I can’t without risking spoiling it for someone. What I will say though is that, if you haven’t read this series, if you haven’t become acquainted with Noelle and her crazy, hysterical family, Drake, her alpha protector, and the mystery and suspense that floods the series then you are missing out. This series is fantastic. Each and every book will keep you guessing, each and every book will make you fall a little further in love with Drake and Noelle and each and every book will become a favourite. Twined Bond was the perfect way to end! 

Now excuse me while I go sit in a corner and mourn all the greatness that is Holly Woods!

All is well in Holly Woods.

My best friend’s love triangle is now a happy little circle. My sister-in-law just gave birth to my gorgeous new niece who is the world’s best cuddler, and Nonna’s not on my back every ten minutes about the fact we’re getting married in one month.


Until the mayor’s niece—our baker for the wedding—commits suicide. At least, that’s what the note says. My gut says we’re talking a different kind of ‘cide.’ My gut also says I should stay well away, and in the interest of Drake’s sanity, I plan to.

But when life throws you an unexpected curveball… Sometimes the best laid plans need tearing up.

Even if you don’t mean to do it.

Happily ever after…

If Holly Woods survives this.

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Review – Major Love by Kate Stewart

Major Love, is a hot, humorous, heartbreaking read that pitched its way into my heart and simply won’t let go.

There is a reason Kate sits highly on my list of favourite authors. Kate’s books balance out in the most perfect ways, while invoking every emotion possible. 

In Major Love, Kate took me on a breathtaking ride through loss and pain, love and laughter. Multiple times, I found myself laughing hysterically then almost ugly crying. I found that my heart broke before it was glued back together in the most beautiful way. I also got VERY hot around the collar because WOAH! April and Andy are on FI-YAH! 

I’ve been desperately awaiting this book, Andy’s story, since finishing Anything But Minor. When I got it, I dropped EVERYTHING and dove in and my word I fell hard and fast! Kate brought everything to the table with Andy, she made him hot, raw and powerful but she also made him sweet and vulnerable. Andy lit a fire so deep inside me that I just couldn’t put out no matter how hard I tried. And as the book went on that fire blazed bigger and BIGGER. 

Matching Andy with April was genius. Seriously everything about the two of them was just SO RIGHT. From start to finish, Kate made them connectable, relatable, lovable. There was nothing fast about their love either, don’t get me wrong, it was there, the whole time and you could FEEL it so much but it builds slowly. It’s truly magnificent and it proves how fantastic Kate’s writing actually is. You will fall in love along with April and Andy. You’ll hurt with them, you’ll laugh with them. It’s honestly all so perfect! 

Kate definitely hit a home run with Major Love, a sports romance that blasted it’s way into my top reads of 2016 and will forever hold a special place my heart!

“I met her at an all-time low . . . the worst night of my life—a time I never wanted to remember.”

“It was a night I could never forget.”

“When it came to women, I swore I was done with wishful thinking. Ball and my coaching career were all that mattered.”

“I reminded him it wasn’t.”

“She was everything I was afraid of.”

“He was everything I’d ever wanted.”

“She was fire—an irresistible piece of southern heaven that I couldn’t stay away from.

“He was smoke that clouded me in every imaginable way.”

“And the sex . . .”

“Dear God, the sex . . .”

“I fell hard, and she gave me hell at every turn.”

“I made a promise I was hell bent on keeping.”

“And you kept it.”

“Hell yes I did.”

“Fuckin’ A.”

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Review – Doctor Bad Boy by Ainsley Booth and Sadie Haller




Max Donovan is absolutely spectacular! A handsome former child star turned pediatric doctor with a warm heart and a kinky soul. Oh, so kinky. And while Max is on the cover of Doctor Bad Boy, this story really belongs to the woman who would turn his world upside down. Violet Roberts is a strong, independent lawyer who is trying to rebound from a divorce from a marriage that had long been dead. From the moment, the very moment, that Violet and Max eye each in the bar Violet’s life takes a change that she never saw coming.

It was a night of divine debauchery that lead to a not so good parting. Only fate has another plan for these two. Violet comes face to face again Dr. Max Donovan and they both have to admit that they can’t stop thinking about each other, that they still want each other. But there are complications now. Can they work around those… kinks… to enjoy other kinks?

Truly, I fell so hard for Violet! She was strong and beautiful. Embracing her sexuality and her submissive nature, she found comfort in her own skin and that only made her more appealing. She never backed down from what she wanted in her life. She wanted a successful career, a happy home and Max. Above all she wanted Max, even if she had to risk her career and her future to have him. And let’s not forget the incredible Max Donovan. So sexy, so dominant… the burning hot chemistry the evil Dom had with Violet shakes the pages. He is a delicious devil with a bag of toys and a room full of tricks. But even the devil has his own demons to face.

Oh, I loved this story! It was so hard to put down. From the first hello to the last page, I couldn’t help but root for Max and Violet to have an amazing love story… and they did! It was great, too, to see Ellie, Gavin and some of the members of the PM’s secret kinky hockey team. And that little glimpse into Lachlan’s story? Ohhhh my!

Congratulations, Ainsley and Sadie! Doctor Bad Boy is one fantastic addition to the Frisky Beavers!

5 Purple Heeled Stars!





The first time I met Violet Roberts, she gave me her submission for the night. The second time I met her, it was across a boardroom and man, was she pissed.

Now she insists we have a “conflict of interest”. She wants us to “move forward like grown-ups.”

But I can’t forget our single, scorching night together—when what I wanted and how I wanted it wasn’t a problem, because it nailed all her kinky buttons, too.


Max Donovan is a dirty, dirty man. Deliciously so. But the former child TV star turned renowned paediatrician and best friend to the prime minister is also my client.

One of us needs to be responsible, and it’s not going to be him.

So why can’t I forget how utterly incredible it was to be at his mercy? And what am I going to do when he takes his pursuit to the next level?


* A serious case of a one-night stand gone wrong (but not until after it went very, very right).


* Healthy boundaries and a double-dose of will power.

* Should that plan fail, the second course of treatment would be an air-tight contract and a solid cover story.


* Real doctors and lawyers will likely be appalled at the professional infractions inside this (thankfully fictional) erotic romance. We recommend they start with Prime Minister, the first book in the Frisky Beavers series. By the time they finish Gavin and Ellie’s book, they’ll be so enamoured with Max that they’ll forgive his transgressions in the pursuit of his filthy happily ever after ending.


“Are you waiting for someone?” His voice is deep and smooth. It matches him.

He’s handsome in an almost impossible way. Chiseled face, warm eyes, a nose that may have been broken once, but he’s better looking for it. His lips look soft, his jaw hard. He’s a big man, in his height and across his shoulders, but the rest of him looks built for speed. A fighter who might dance on his toes. A sprinter who could chase the wind.

I give him a soft, sultry smile that feels surprisingly natural. “I might be waiting for you.”

“I’m Max.”

I hold out my hand. “Very nice to meet you, Max.”

He gives me an up and down appraisal, which on any other night I’d have found super creepy. Or at least, from any other man. But he has this look about him—a familiarity and a kindness, maybe. Except the way he’s looking at me isn’t kind.

It’s hot and dirty.

“And you are…?” He gives my hand a little squeeze as he lets go, his thumb trailing down my index finger.

I press my thighs together. I want to feel that electric stroke right between my legs. On my ass. Across my nipples. “Whoever you want me to be.”









Review-Date Me by Logan Chance

Logan has once again delivered a super hot and steamy quick read. Caught in a trap between two women. Which one will he choose??? I found myself secretly cheering for one girl but still had a soft spot for the other. Erik drove me a little mad with his indecisiveness but I still loved him and you will too!
⭐⭐⭐⭐4 Tantalizing, hot stars

Erik Murphy has everything figured out, or so he thinks.
His ex is getting married. He needs a date. 

Two meddling sisters and One dating app later, Erik finds himself in a whirlwind of online dating. 

Will he be able to find a date in time? Will he find something more instead? 
Kayla MacPhearson thinks her best friend Belinda Hittle, an extreme introvert, needs to spice up her dating life. Kayla hooks her up on a dating app and sits back to watch the sparks fly. 
What happens when it all doesn’t go as planned? Will these two find love?

Review – Filthy Rich by Raine Miller


Filthy Rich by Raine Miller


My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Kiss me on my neck, on both cheeks, right on my nose, on my fingertips, when I cry, in the rain, but mostly…kiss me and make it last.

The best books are like a kiss: sweet, scorching, soul-searing, tender, and thrilling. Filthy Rich by Raine Miller cast a spell on me like an all-encompassing kiss—seducing and scorching me—as it spread light and love all over my heart and soul. This sensational story kissed me everywhere, and I fell in utter love from my head to my toes. I surrendered myself to Filthy Rich, this spellbinding story that struck my soul and hijacked my heart. I could not help but FALL FAST IN LOVE. HOOK. LINE. SINKER.

It felt like utter bliss to be reunited with the Blackstone family after years of first falling for Ethan Blackstone of The Blackstone Affair series. Oh was a sweet reunion is was to be reacquainted with a Raine Miller book, one of more Blackstones. I was in heaven before I began!

From the very first line of Filthy Rich, I fell in insta-love, swooning at this story’s sweetness. Filthy Rich lit a fire of feels that burned bright, stoking my soul where I felt the passion pouring through the pages. Each page carved out meaning, a love of life. The beauty in these words breathed life, this book a breath of fresh air radiating love and light that wrapped around me like a hug, so warm and wondrous.

Watch out Ethan, I’ve found my new favorite Blackstone, Caleb, and I’m not letting him go! Caleb is PURE PERFECTION! Oh is he Prince Charming: tall, dark, and handsome with killer blue eyes and the perfect mix of alpha and sweet! This alluring alpha is swoon in spades, so romantic it’s almost as if he’s a poet from the Shakespearean times.

“My father always said I would know when the right woman came along. I just fell into her…because my heart knew her right away. Knew she was the one for me.”

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It was love at first sight for the handsome billionaire when he laid eyes on the beautiful Brit. Gorgeous and witty, Brooke Casterley with her golden hair and eyes plus endless legs is aware of the utterly perfect man who appears to be stalking her but his sudden existence into her bleak world feels more like fate.

“I didn’t know Caleb at all, but in some unbelievably weird way, it very much felt like I did.”

Brooke has been badly burned from a painful past, one that has perhaps scarred her for life. Though she has surprisingly and miraculously found strength. Caleb can’t fight the immense attraction to this lovely lady.

With words like…

“You’ve completely owned me since I first laid eyes on you.”


“You’re a banquet for my starving soul.”

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How can Brooke resist Caleb who oozes charm, compassion, and chivalry? Caleb’s poignant words are pure poetry, so swoon-filled and sweet, which called to my heart and soul.

Their chemistry is electric, emotionally-charged, and irresistible.

His hands and lips wandered everywhere, his touch gentle—but determined, his kisses reverent—but demanding. Perfection…as he awakened feelings in my I didn’t even know existed.”


I shouldered at these heated yet heart-felt words, burning my body, mesmerizing my mind. Caleb has awakened a passion in Brooke…a love for life…a budding love for this amazing alpha. Brooke is scared, frightened that her past could come crashing down, and she can’t sacrifice her heart if it’s going to get hurt.

“His care for me was something priceless and ironically put me in danger of falling for him. Danger…I couldn’t risk. I knew I couldn’t fall in love with Caleb Blackstone.”

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One utterly perfect man is besotted with Brooke, something she can’t understand. This man with the Midas touch of romance is pulling Brooke out of the darkness and into the light. Caleb, this Prince Charming, will walk to the ends of the earth to claim his Cinderella. This beautiful man and woman, inside and out, have pasts intertwined. Such sweet serendipity. A romance forged by fate, this relationship is a force too strong to fight.

“Brooke and I were inevitable. Inevitable.”

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Spellbinding, smoldering, and swoon-filled, Filthy Rich is a fairy tale full of feels that kisses the heart and soul. Oh did this story touch me! I FELL IN UTTER LOVE! I could not help but become besotted with this book that breathed beauty and brilliance, vivid words that were paint to a canvas. Filthy Rich melted me into mush, melding itself into my heart, hijacking it…hijacking me.

Filthy Rich is not only a heartfelt romance forged by fate, it’s a story full of life and living. Each powerful and poignant page is carved from meaning, a love of life felt alongside this romance.

“Time kept marching forward no matter what…The idea that right now was the most time you had left to live of your life. This day, this hour, this minute of your life…the time you had left only grew shorter…and so, more precious.”

You can’t help but ponder over the value of time.

Time is precious; waste it wisely.

You can’t help but feel a zest for life living through this story, one that makes you want to live for the moment too.

Live for the moment where every minute is valuable.

Filthy Rich captivated me from the first page, claiming every part of me. I could not help but swoon and smile while reading this beauty in words. I WAS UTTERLY OWNED by this swoon-filled and soul-searing story.

Raine Miller is a master storyteller, bringing pages to life, where you can’t help but be completely transfixed as she transports you into another world. An author whose stories are memorable, you can’t help but feel the love and light cast on you. As I bask in the most beautiful Blackstone hangover, this book that BLEW ME AWAY, I can’t help but already miss my whole-hearted reunion with Raine Miller’s wondrous words. I want to live more of my life in this story—this enthralling and emotional escape—and enjoy this breathtakingly beautiful book just a little longer.

★★★★★ 5 magical and mesmerizing stars


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Billionaire Caleb Blackstone lives in the glamorous world of wealth and success, with every material luxury. But the moment he sees Brooke Casterley, none of that matters. Caleb is filled with a raw, undeniable need that he can’t ignore…for a girl who is so completely different from everything and everyone he’s ever known.

Only Brooke isn’t looking for love. She knows all too well just how much damage the wrong guy can do. Still, what sane, broke British girl can resist the charms of an incredibly sexy, chivalrous billionaire? What starts as flirtation quickly turns into all-consuming passion. Nothing could have prepared her for the searing heat of Caleb’s touch—or just how much she craves him.

Their whirlwind romance is the stuff of high-society fantasy—but for every moment of pleasure, there is a cost. Past mistakes and tragedy shadow them both…and falling for him might be the kind of trouble she can’t afford.


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Review – Mischief and the Masters by Cherise Sinclair



THIS STORY! Truly one of the best books Cherise has written!

The Masters of the Shadowlands has been the ultimate series for me. It was one of the first BDSM series I ever read – and binged on – with absolute delight! I have always loved the prankster princesses. Sally, Rainie and Uzuri are quite the trio. They have pulled the worst of the worst on all the Masters at Shadowlands. Sally finally found her forever in Masters Galen and Vance (who else could tame that wild child?) and Rainie found her everything in Master Jake. What a delight now to see if the last prankster princess can find true love at last.

Uzuri had a tragic and abusive past and came to the Shadowlands to work through her fears. The beloved Master Z has been patient with his wayward trainee and now Uzuri’s time is up and she must face her fears. Since she was attacked and abused at the hand of her boyfriend turned stalker, the beautiful biracial submissive has feared big men that can tower over her. Better to stay safe and not explore what she could have with smaller, safer dominants. And most definitely she plans to stay away from the Drago cousins, especially after her run-in with Dr. Alastair Drago when she accused him of only wanting to be with Uzuri because of her skin color.

Masters Alastair and Max Drago were cousins and blood brothers. Tall, dark, intimidating and sexy. Beautiful and demanding dominants. They were happy to share everything…. a life, a home, even their submissives and scenes. But no way did they want to take on Uzuri Cheval with her uppity attitude, high maintenance ways and disrespectful pranks. They are just as determined to stay away from her as she is from them. Until ultimately, the choice is taken away from all of them in the form of Master Z.

Together they must learn to forgive and move past misconceptions, harsh words and misteps. As the three are drawn closer and closer together, the unconventional relationship grows and evolves as the triad must face dangers from Uzuri’s tragic past. But along the way there are steamy – oh so so steamy – scenes, heartwarming moments and of course, Uzuri’s own brand of mischief. One thing is for sure. Uzuri needs these two masters just as much as they need her. She draws from their strength as they give her a sense of safety. The Dragos learn to laugh and enjoy the simple pleasures of life from their fun loving but very troubled subbie. The chemistry and sexy times with these three are some of the most intense, sensual and earth shattering moments of the series. Burn, kindle. Burn!

Whether she meant to be or not, Cherise has taken on a rather timely issue of racial identity and racial equality at a time when our society is at such a crossroads in race relations. Being biracial Uzuri and Alastair face a unique set of racial issues that I haven’t seen addressed in many other romance novels. Cherise tackles the issue with grace, tact and dignity. Being a woman is often difficult to ask for help. But Uzuri had much more to overcome in her journey to becoming strong and independent but willing to ask for help when it is desperately needed, accepting the hand offering the assistance and knowing it’s okay to be vulnerable at times.

This story thrilled me, made me fly, made me laugh out loud and sigh sigh sigh. The feelings this story evokes… the joy, the angst, the flush of passion. The romantic moments. Even the scary moments. This trip back to the Shadowlands and Uzuri’s story was well worth the wait!


5 Making Mischief Stars!



She wants a short, sweet Master. One Master.
The two devastatingly dominant Drago cousins have other ideas.

Her life destroyed by a stalker, Uzuri Cheval starts anew in Tampa and joins the exclusive Shadowlands club. Unconvinced of her claims that she can overcome her fear of big men without help, Master Z gives her a time limit. And she is improving–until she hears the stalker is out of prison. Now her time limit is up, and the Masters will intervene, which is okay–as long as whoever helps her is short. Okay, sweet and gentle would be good, too.

But two Doms? Dangerously experienced and dauntingly powerful cousins? No way.

Having volunteered in every hellhole in the world, Dr. Alastair Drago is ready to settle down. Detective Max Drago has joined him and, once again, the cousins share everything. A house, lives, problems…and whatever submissive catches their interest. One mischievous submissive has definitely caught Alastair’s. However, having been burned by a woman, Max remains detached…until little mischief’s troubles turn deadly.

Mischief and the Masters is the latest book in the bestselling Masters of the Shadowlands series. If you enjoy edgy ménage and dominance spiced with humor and suspense, you’ll love Cherise Sinclair’s latest romance.


“Precisely.” Master Z set his hand on Uzuri’s shoulder, warm and very firm. “I need to steal your barmaid, Nolan. Austin will fill in for the remainder of her shift.”

Uzuri froze. “You want to talk to me?” Oh no.

“I do.”

When Uzuri didn’t move, Master Z slid his hand behind her back and directed her straight toward his sanctum—although he called it his office. He didn’t speak as they walked, and her glances up at his grave face offered no insight.

As the heavy wooden door swung shut behind them, the music and sounds of whips and floggers and groans faded to a low murmur. He pointed to the black leather couch and chairs in the center of the room. “Take a seat, please.”

Nervously, she settled into a corner of the couch. Her strappy shoes sank so deep into the dark brown carpet, that the strands brushed her toes.

At his antique desk on the far side of the room, Master Z flipped through some papers. Was that her file?

Pretending to study the prints of Titian’s Italian Renaissance nudes that decorated the cream-colored walls, she watched him. He never got less frightening, although she wasn’t sure why. He was just a man, after all. Tall, leanly muscular, somewhere in his forties. Like Alastair, he obviously shopped in Europe and favored black, impeccably tailored shirts and pants. Over the last couple of years, the silver in his black hair over his temples had widened. She’d blame Jessica, but in all reality, the bubbly blonde—and new baby—probably kept him young.

Silently, he crossed the room and rested a hip against the arm of the couch.

When he crossed his arms over his chest, worry sent a cool breeze up her spine as if a back zipper had torn loose. Keeping a calm expression on her face, she gave him her attention. “Is there a problem, Sir?”

His lips curved slightly. “Is there a reason you want to hide your reactions from me?”

The breeze turned into a gale-wind blast of anxiety. “Of course not, Sir. Am I in trouble, Sir?”

“No, you’re not in trouble. But…your time is up, kitten. You’ve been here over two years. We agreed when you joined that if you didn’t work through your problems, the Masters would step in.”


The slight tilt of his head invited her to protest further…at her risk. Because he was correct; she hadn’t worked through anything. She bowed her head. “Yes, Sir.”

His voice gentled. “For the Masters to help you work through your wariness of men, what will have to occur first?”

Her breath caught in her throat. Oh, she knew the answer—and had avoided it. “I’ll have to tell them what happened.”

“I’m afraid so, little one. I told you there would be a penalty for the delay, did I not?”

Oh, noes. Why did he have to have a good memory? At forty, shouldn’t he be getting a little senile or something?