Review – Unprofessional by J.D. Hawkins

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Unprofessional by J.D. Hawkins

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The best relationships begin as friendships.

When fire meets friendship, burning with the flames of desire, that friendship ignites and goes BOOM! Friends to lovers…ahhh…what a perfect match…my perfect match! J.D. Hawkins is a master of friends-to-lovers tales. Hawkins infuses his romances with the perfect amount of sweetness, spice, sarcasm, and swoon along with a little angst that make for riveting reads that rock readers’ worlds. Unprofessional is a fresh, flirty, and forbidden friends-to-lovers romance that is full of fire!!!

Unprofessional lured me from the very first page. The conversational style writing—so raw and real—CONSUMED ME!!! This sizzling and sugary story SEDUCED ME where I was under its spell.

Beautiful, brunette, green-eyed, and curvy Margo has maintained a platonic relationship with her hot best friend, Owen, for years…years!!! Owen with his tall, muscular body and dark hair. Owen who is a man-whore, sampling women like fine wine. Owen who has a huge heart. Owen who is all alpha and definitely delicious. Owen knows that his best friend is beautiful, but so off-limits, especially since Margo is his co-worker.

One drunk night, limits were tested…

I realize I’m still drunk—or at least I tell myself that, because this feels so good I need an excuse not to stop.

Now that they have had a taste test, Margo and Owen want more….

Suddenly he sweeps close, lifting me out of the chair to clutch my body to his, crushing his lips on mine to kiss me in a way that makes everything disappear. A kiss that says more than a thousand words ever could.

This kiss was intense, intoxicating, and in depth, capturing more than words. Its passion penetrated me, making me melt all over.

Lines are blurred, and remaining professional may be the toughest test of all.

This sweet and sexy story SEDUCED EVERY OUNCE OF ME, hitting all of the right spots.

Unprofessional is FIRE-HOT and FUN with its fresh setting of BuzzFeed-like atmosphere, captivating characters, serial dating, and forbidden office romance…A PLEASURE TO READ. I loved the long history and connection between Margo and Owen, their fierce friendship was truly powerful and endearing. Though I would have loved to have seen more dialogue between Owen and Margo, and a heavier dose of feels, more emotions from these main characters.

J.D. Hawkins WOWs readers once again with witty writing that is raw with characters that feel real. Slaying both male and female viewpoints, J.D. Hawkins’ Unprofessional flows with a natural ease, so smooth and seamless. The catchy and conversational style of Unprofessional ENTICED and ENTERTAINED me. I CRUSHED on this office romance HARD! Unprofessional was unputdownable.

“Wild horses. They sound a lot like you.”

“Like me?”

“Yeah. Wild and free, right up until they meet the right person to tame them.”

★★★★ fresh and flirty stars

4 kisses

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What happens when the internet’s favorite playboy falls in love?

I have the best job in the world. Date beautiful women and write about it.

But I want to take it to the next level: instead of writing about my experiences make it into an online reality show.

But here is the catch. My boss wants me to share the show with a woman co-host. And he wants that woman to be my best friend and co-worker, Margo.

I’ll date beautiful women and she’ll date hot men. Sounds fair enough.

So now I have to watch her fake date hot men. I used to love going home with a different woman every night, but suddenly this isn’t as fun. Seeing Margo with anyone else is driving me crazy.

And the more time I spend with her working on the show, the less I want to keep our relationship in the friends’ zone. And the harder it is to stop myself from imagining her bent over the copier.

Things are about to get unprofessional.  


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Review- One More Night by Sarah O’Rourke

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars

If you’re looking for a short read with insta love and a demanding alpha, this book is for you. We had a feisty independent heroine, and a a filthy talking demanding alpha.

Shaw has been checking out Waverlee at work for a week determined to make her his. She did everything in her power to thwart all his advances. Then finally she tells him just one night. That turns into One More Night.

Waverlee has trouble committing because of being abandoned by her parents. Lucky for her Shaw is unrelenting and won’t stop until he can call her mine. 

Crenshaw Jacobson met the woman of his dreams…and he was determined to spend every night possible with her. But Waverlee Armstrong was leery of commitment, having been abandoned by her family at an early age. She knew that she loved Shaw…but can she learn to trust him and spend just one more night?   Instalove *** Novella *** Standalone

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Shivering against him as she parted her lips to speak, Waverlee moaned as his tongue swept forward, stealing the opportunity to deepen their kiss.  And holy moly, the man could kiss.  And not just any old kiss either. It was the-steal-your-breath-I-can’t-live-without-his-touch-because-nothing-else-in-the-world-matters kind of kiss a girl spends her life dreaming about. Their tongues danced together for long minutes as everything else faded away.  The people.  The noise.  Everything took a backseat to the fierce passion Shaw created with a simple touch of his mouth to hers.

Forcing herself to find her voice when Shaw lifted his mouth from hers to take a deep breath, Waverlee flashed a furtive glance up at his darkened eyes.  “Wow,” she breathed shakily, clutching handfuls of his light blue dress shirt in her fists as the world seemed to spin at warp speed, “I..I…don’t think I’ve ever felt anything like that before,” she whispered, the words catching in her throat as his finger swept against her lower lip.

“Then you best hold on real tight to me, baby, ‘cause I’m just getting started,” he replied, dropping his head to steal another deep, wet kiss from her lips as he curved one big hand around her neck, wrapping her silky hair around his fist and tugging gently.

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Sarah O’Rourke is actually TWO besties who live three states apart and write at all hours of the day and night! Born and raised in the Southern United States, they are overly attached to their one-click accounts, can’t make it through the day without copious doses of caffeine, and spend way too much time on the phone with each other.

Between them, they have four children and twenty-four years of marriage.   They hate empty chocolate wrappers and writer’s block, love to talk to readers…and oh, by the way, they write about strong, kick-ass women and hot alpha heroes!

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Review – Endurance by Amy Daws

Endurance by Amy Daws

Endurance by Amy Daws, is another great instalment in her series of sporty standalones that have the HOTTEST covers!! 

When I started Endurance, I wasn’t sure I was going to like it, I liked the hero but really couldn’t connect to the heroine at all. And as a Brit myself,  I thought some of the British references were slightly over the top and as a whole just wasn’t feeling it. I kept reading and at 40% I began to get those delicious tummy flutters. Everything seemed to flip for me at this point and draw me deeper into the story. 

From this point I began to connect to the characters and really, really enjoy where Amy took them. You could say I fell in love right alongside them. Their connection sizzled through me, the angsty pull of their love/hate feelings pushed and pulled at me. I ended up feeling at home in this story. 
I went the distance with Endurance and I’m so glad I did! 

4 “I LOVE your crazy” stars.

Tanner Harris has been busy shagging his way through the ladies of east London, but getting caught by the paparazzi buck-naked with his trouser snake in his hands means he’s sowed his last wild oat. 

Dr. Belle Ryan once thought Tanner Harris was the perfect kind of bearded bad boy she needed to relieve a bit of stress after her intense job as a surgical fellow, but an icy cold rejection from London’s sluttiest footballer puts the two at each other’s throats. 

Fate and a favour conspire to put Tanner and Belle back in each other’s paths and they’re forced to do a lot more than get along to save face and their careers. 

Rage turns to passion and tempers run sizzling hot when they realise they aren’t just falling for each other—they’re jumping head first. And neither have the endurance to keep their hands to themselves. 

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Review – The Play Mate by Kendall Ryan

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The Play Mate by Kendall Ryan

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The best relationships begin as friendships.

When fire meets friendship, burning with the flames of desire, that friendship ignites and goes BOOM! Friends to lovers…ahhh…what a perfect match! My perfect match was Kendall Ryan’s latest love story: The Play Mate. The Play Mate is friendship on fire, a romance that burns the body and melts the heart. Oh did my HEART MELT!!!

The Play Mate enticed me from the very first page. This sweet and sexy story seduced me where I was under its spell. I was ENTICED and ENAMORED. The Play Mate was playful, and oh did I want to play with this chemistry-clad cat-and-mouse game.

Beautiful, blonde, green-eyed, and curvy Edie has lusted after her older brother’s best friend, Smith, for as long as she can remember. Smith with his dark hair, hazel eyes, tall and muscular body, and all-alpha personality is the perfect catch. If only Edie could catch him that is…

Edie has been a bit sexually deprived and wants an experienced lover if even for a night. Her mission: Get Smith to let go of Edie the best friend’s sister, embrace the woman, and give her the big ‘O.’ 

“I just wanted to have one orgasm that wasn’t supplied me.”

Oh did I LOVE Edie! She is a gal who goes after what and who she wants, so brave and bold. The game is on and Smith’s challenge is to stay in the friend zone and ignore the goods. Perhaps a sample won’t hurt…

“I didn’t know I was starving until I tasted her.”

YES PLEASE!!! Smith’s words lit a fire inside of me, oh was his mouth delicious and dirty! Edie and Smith’s friendship is full of sparks that are ready to ignite into a firestorm.

Their chemistry sizzles, a powerful potion of friendship and fire. This game is not over until lines are crossed from the friend zone to more. Will these friends risk getting burned?

“Major crash and burn ahead or not, I was committed to staying on this ride.”

The Play Mate SEDUCED ME where could not help but surrender to its sweet and sexy spell. This story of friendship on fire burns the body and melts the heart. I’m still BURNING from The Play Mate. I’m MELTING from Smith’s tantalizing and tender words. I’m melting for MORE.

You can’t help but FALL IN LOVE with a Kendall Ryan romance, a feel-good love story laced with humor, heart, and heat delivered in a raw and real format that FEELS RIGHT. The Play Mate FELT SO RIGHT AND SO GOOD. The story made me smile, smolder, and swoon, sensations I felt IN SPADES. The Play Mate, this melt-in-your-mouth romance, was my chocolate chip cookie…so sweet, decadent and delicious.

Heart-stopping sexy and sugary sweet, The Play Mate is a delicious ROMANCE TREAT! The heated banter, the enticing innuendos, the combustible chemistry, the angst, the romance, and more make The Play Mate the PERFECT PACKAGE. I’m not ready to stop playing with this package.

★★★★ sweet and sexy stars

4 kisses

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Smith Hamilton has it all—he’s smart, good-looking and loaded. But he remembers a time when he had nothing and no one, so he’s not about to mess up, especially with his best friend’s little sister. That means keeping Evie at arm’s length … even though the once pesky little girl is now a buxom bombshell. A sexy blonde who pushes his self-control to the limit the night she crawls into bed with him.

Evie Reed knows she’s blessed—with an exclusive education, a family who loves her, and a new job managing social media for her family’s lingerie company. But she wants more, like a reason to wear the sexy lingerie herself. She has just the man in mind to help with that. She’s crushed on Smith forever. Surely tricking her way into his bed will force him to see her in a new, adult way.

Except that when Evie’s plan leads to disaster, she and Smith must decide—ignore the attraction sizzling between them, or become play mates and risk it all.


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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She’s a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she’s appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

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Review – Royal Affair by Parker Swift


Royal Affair by Parker Swift



As a blogger, I tend to stay away from trilogies as I struggle to remember the books previously, when the next one releases and I usually don’t have time to re-read. However, when I saw the Royal Series I couldn’t pass it up. And I am so, so glad I went for it. Parker Swift, where have you been all my reading life! Royal Affair is a fantastic start to a trilogy that I simply cannot wait to finish!

Royal Affair is a well paced, well written book. This book captured my attention and held it from beginning to end, I easily devoured this in one sitting.

English Royal Dylan Hale had me weak at the knees!! He is ridiculously hot, dirty, swoony and intense! I couldn’t get enough.
Lydia was a great lead female, sassy and incredibly sexy and a fantastic match for Dylan.

As this book starts the trilogy, Royal Affair was HOT, HOT, HOT and all about the sexual connection they share. The connection between Lydia and Dylan is intense, their passion obvious. I really look forward to the next two books to see how Parker develops them and their relationship.

Obviously, because this is book one of a trilogy, it does end on a bit of a cliff hanger! And my gosh, I have some HUGE questions but I’d say definitely read this and follow Dylan & Lydia’s journey, because it’s fresh, fun and OH SO HOT!

4 royally, scandalous stars.




One seriously sexy son-of-a-duke . . .

Behind the posh British accent, Dylan Hale possesses a down-and-dirty sexiness. Off-the-charts gorgeous, a ruthless architect . . . and did I mention he’s a future duke? Every time we touch, it’s wildfire. All need and lust and heat. But Dylan has rules: just sex, no one can know, and in the bedroom he gets complete control. All I have to do is follow the rules, because falling in love with Dylan Hale is all it would take to screw everything up . . . royally.

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Review-Claimed by Sarah O’Rourke

My rating is 4 out of 5 stars
l aways love going back to Paradise. This book was short and sweet. It was also pretty hot. It is insta-love. I for one love insta love, caveman type alphas.

The Playboy fire chief falls for the new town Librarian the moment he sets eyes on her. Carolina isn’t so easy to succumb to any mans whims. She loses all sense of judgment though and has a one night stand with Aiden. At least that’s what she expects, but shw gets a wake up call as soon as the deed is done. Now its up to Aiden to get his woman back, and he is relentless in his pursuit.


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Aiden had known the second he laid his eyes on that spectacular hourglass figure of hers that he wanted her. Of course he had. A man would have to be dead not to want to spend time between those gorgeous thighs, worshiping at those fantastic breasts while he fucked into what he’d bet was the tightest pussy in creation. Yes, his cock had screamed ‘MINE!’ the moment his gaze settled on her fine little body. But the second she’d turned and he’d seen her exquisite face for the first time… yeah, he’d been done. He’d known that woman would hold him – heart, mind, body, and soul.

There’d been no question at all.

He was claiming sweet Carolina for his own.

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Sarah O’Rourke is actually TWO besties who live three states apart and write at all hours of the day and night! Born and raised in the southern United States, they are overly attached to their one-click accounts, can’t make it through the day without copious doses of caffeine, and spend way too much time on the phone with each other.

Between them, they have four children and twenty years of marriage…one to a retired super soldier and the other to egomaniac engineer. They hate empty chocolate wrappers and writer’s block, love to talk to readers…and oh, by the way, they write about strong, kick-ass women and hot alpha heroes!

Review – How Sweet It Is by Janelle Denison



Oh what a sweet read this was!

Rebecca Moore had sacrificed so much in her life to see to her sister Celeste’s happiness after the loss of their mother when she was sixteen and Celeste a mire ten years old. She took on the responsbility of mother, care giver, and head of household when their irresponsible father tended to shy away from his duty to pay the bills and keep a roof over their heads. Those years shaped and solidified Rebecca’s opinion of what she wanted in life and in a man – stability, strength, steadiness. Spencer Bassett was no where near what she wanted in a man. He played video games for a living, was the carefree playboy and was six years younger than she was. No way could be have him… but boy, did she want him.

Spencer Bassett wasn’t going to give up on what he wanted – and he wanted Rebecca. He has always wanted her. The attraction between them was undeniable. He watched her give everything to her sister and now he wants to give her everything – fun, spontaneity, security. Love. He knows his time to convince Rebecca is short. He only has the weekend of Celeste’s wedding to show her that he’s the one for her.

This was such a fun, flirty but oh so steamy read! Spencer is sexy, funny and just plain yummy. For all that she’s done Rebecca is admirable, feisty and determined. It was so nice to see her just… give in and let go.

Wonderful afternoon read and perfect for Valentine’s Day! Grab this one!

4 Sinfully Sweet Stars




Practical, sensible Rebecca Moore doesn’t do playboys, especially ones like sexy, wealthy Spencer Bassett, even if he makes her want to do very naughty things with him. But when a weekend away at her sister’s wedding puts them in close proximity, Spencer doesn’t hesitate to take advantage of the undeniable attraction between them. Seducing Rebecca is his goal—with hot, steamy kisses, decadent chocolates, and sensual nights in his bed.

Rebecca is certain this is only a weekend fling, but Spencer is determined to win her over for good by showing her just how sweet it is.




Review – The Bachelor Auction by Rachel Van Dyken 

The Bachelor Auction by Rachel Van Dyken 

The Bachelor Auction by Rachel Van Dyken, is a sweet, modern twist on the classic tale Cinderella. I am a HUGE Disney fan and this story that Rachel has penned perfectly ticked many of my bookworm boxes. 

Brock & Jane were a brilliant pairing, both downtrodden and suffering from the impact of controlling, demanding family. These characters made me feel for them, smile and swoon. Once free from the clutches of the family, Brock and Jane really blossomed. It was a joy and pleasure to read.

My only downside of this book, and the reason for my four star rating is purely due to the book being in the 3rd person. I cannot say anything bad against the story or Rachel’s writing which was just WOW, as always. The 3rd person perspective stopped me from being totally connected to the characters. I missed some of the deeper  internal perspective we get from 1st person stories. I must say though, this is just MY personal preference/perspective. The story, the writing is GREAT.

Rachel, remains to be one of those authors whose books I love no matter what. And I do love this one. It’s a beautiful tale, of breaking free and doing things for yourself. 

The Bachelor Auction is a story you should curl up in a blanket with and fall in love with. Because you WILL.

Cinderella never had to deal with this crap.

Jane isn’t entirely sure that Cinderella got such a raw deal. Sure, she had a rough start, but didn’t she eventually land a prince and a happily-ever-after? Meanwhile, Jane is busy waiting on her demanding, entitled sisters, running her cleaning business, and . . . yep, not a prince in sight. Until a party and a broken shoe incident leave Jane wondering if princes—or at least, a certain deliciously hunky billionaire—maybe do exist.

Except Brock Wellington isn’t anyone’s dream guy. Hell, a prince would never agree to be auctioned off in marriage to the highest bidder. Or act like an arrogant jerk—even if it was just a façade. Now, as Brock is waiting for the auction chopping block, he figures it’s karmic retribution that he’s tempted by a sexy, sassy woman he can’t have. But while they can’t have a fairy-tale ending, maybe they can indulge in a little bit of fantasy . .


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Review – Royal Scandal by Marquita Valentine


Royal Scandal by Marquita Valentine

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Every once in a while, in the middle of our ordinary lives, love gives us a fairy tale.”

I’ve loved fairy tales since I was a little girl—from Cinderella to Beauty in the Beast to modern romances that feel like fairy tales. Fairy tales are just…SIGH…magical and mesmerizing. These magical stories transport me to a wonderful fantasy world that sometimes feels very raw and real. Royal Scandal by Marquita Valentine is a feel-good, friends-to-lovers fairy tale of a romance dipped in suspense that will make your heart dance!

Royal Scandal enraptured and ensnared me from the start, this slow burn of a book with more sweetness than steam became my obsession. This fairy tale twisted itself around all of me. It did not let go; I did not let go. Royal Scandal with its sweet and spicy story along with a fusion of Southern sass and charming Brit demeanor was the magical mixture for a moving romance.

Crown Prince Colin Sinclair is tall, green-eyed, dark-haired, and handsome with a caring personality, delicious body and dirty-talking mouth. He puts his family first even over his love life. Until he stumbled upon the beautiful, red-haired and blue-eyed, Della Hughes, the caretaker and housekeeper of his new American estate of which he and his family fled from his British country under exile.

At just seventeen when he fled his country to America, Colin felt a connection to the fifteen year-old Della, a spark when she challenged him immediately.

“I feel as if I’ve found a kindred soul in her.”

Colin and Della became fast friends, though fighting the chemistry that loomed between them for ten long years. Ten years until Colin’s exile may be lifted if he claims a bride. To Colin, that would be heaven to finally get his hands on forbidden territory, jump out of that friend zone into more. 

“Della. My best friend. The woman of my dreams. Forever off-limits…until now.”

Colin has to convince Della to become his bride, to possibly toss friendship aside for more. Maybe Della wants Colin as much as he does her.

“My head is inundated with her image, of all the ways I want to have her. The hundreds of ways I want to kiss every inch of her body. Make her mine in every way possible.”


Oh was Colin Mr. Prince Charm-the-Panties off of me. Della is one lucky lady! I want to suddenly be the Cinderella to this perfect prince.

“We’re friends and friends don’t sleep together.”

Della will do anything for her best friend, Colin, including marrying him but in name only. Though their platonic plans become a challenge when the combustible chemistry surrounds them like the air they breathe.

“I don’t think I need to show you how hard I am for you…unless you don’t believe me and need to investigate for yourself.”

“I believe you.”

“Too bad because I would look forward to your inspection.”

Colin is royally endowed and his package may be as irresistible as his passion and charm for Della.

“He wants me and I want him, and there’s nothing to stop either of us.”


Della falls into the rabbit hole, completely smitten by the oh-so-persuasive Prince. The passion between that has built for ten years is about to burst, friendship caught on fire ready to blaze into an inferno. Feelings of more than friendship are forming, but Della is holding back, afraid that her happily-ever-after is not in the cards.

“Colin, don’t you get it? Stuff like this doesn’t happen in the real world. Happily ever afters for a maid and a prince—seriously? That’s Disney magic.”

Colin is hiding a secret or more that could be scandalous. Couple that with Della who doesn’t believe in happily-ever-afters or fairy tales and this prince may have a tough time convincing his bride-in-name to become his forever princess.

“Are you saying you want this to be real?”

“It’s already real. I want this to be forever.”


Royal Scandal is a Cinderella tale where Prince Charming is as sweet as pie and his princess is all sass. This friends-to-lovers love story sank itself into me, sprinkling fairy dust over the pages, where I was covered in a delicious concoction of sweetness and smolder. This magical fairy tale melted me from head to toe.

I had love in my heart and stars in my eyes while devouring Royal Scandal. A dash of romance, a splash of suspense, and a heap of heart make this modern-day Cinderella story a must-read! So royally good!

★★★★ royally good stars


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Fairy tales do come true—and so do tabloid scandals! Bestselling author Marquita Valentine kicks off a juicy contemporary romance series with a novel about a prince whose best-laid plans go deliciously awry when he marries the maid next door.

Forced to flee to the United States with his siblings after their parents’ assassination, Crown Prince Colin Sinclair takes it upon himself to become the caretaker of his family while hiding out near Charlotte, North Carolina. But after a decade in hiding, the secret’s out and Parliament demands that Colin wed a princess of their choosing. Unwilling to play their game, Colin decides to marry an American instead, and he has the perfect candidate in mind.

As a home-service professional, Della Hughes doesn’t believe in storybook endings. But when her best friend and secret crush reveals that he’s a flesh-and-blood prince, she doesn’t know what to think. Still, she’ll do anything for Colin, including becoming his wife—in name only, of course. But when their plans to stay purely platonic go by the wayside, their fake honeymoon turns all too real. After a week of white-hot nights, Della can buythisbook.jpg



Marquita Valentine is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Holland Springs and Boys of the South series.


Since first taking the plunge in July of 2012 to self publish, Marquita Valentine has appeared on the Top 100 Bestselling Ebooks Lists on iBooks, Amazon Kindle, and Barnes&Noble. She’s been called “one of the best new voices in romance” (Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews) and her books have been accused of being “a sexy, fun, and slightly addicting contemporary read” (The Book Queen).

When she’s not writing sexy heroes who adore their sassy heroines, she enjoys shopping, reading, and spending time with her family and friends. Married to her high school sweetheart, Marquita lives in a seriously small town in the south with her husband, two kids, and a dog.

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Review – It Started with a Kiss by Melanie Moreland



It Started with a Kiss by Melanie Moreland



All it took was a Kiss. Just one kiss. Melanie Moreland’s next release, It Started with a Kiss is a fast paced, sweet and sexy romance.

Melanie’s writing is incredibly strong, her ability to pull a reader into a story is fantastic. Her words flow freely and keep me happily captivated throughout her books.

It Started with a kiss, literally starts with a Kiss. What transpires from that one kiss is incredibly fast moving. Daniel and Avery moved quicker than a burning fire, and just as hot.
For me, at times, I found it a struggle to fully connect to their relationship and them individually, while I understood the Insta-love aspect I’d still have liked to feel it. As the book progressed and Daniel and Avery’s relationship was expanded I felt it a little more but I’d have liked more of those “get to know you moments”.

Without a doubt, Daniel was ridiculously hot and his penchant for nailing Avery to a wall, literally, had my insides burning. His dirty yet sweet mouth, definitely gave me tingles.

Overall at its core, It Started with a Kiss is a beautiful, captivating love story. If you love insta-love stories this story will be PERFECT for you.




It started with a kiss.
Then it became so much more.
Love at first sight.
Avery Connor doesn’t believe in it.
But what about love at first kiss?
A favor for a friend. Kiss a stranger and walk away.
But what if that favor, and that stranger, prove to be the turning point of her life?
What if that kiss leads to something more?
Dr. Daniel Stewart is certain it will.
He is determined to make her see him. To feel what he feels.
To have the effects of that kiss last forever.
A story about taking a chance, opening your heart to the moment, and falling in love.