Review – BURN DOWN THE NIGHT by M O’Keefe

What a great run of books I’ve had recently! Burn Down The Night by M O’Keefe was such a great read. Check out my review and buy links below.

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imageA battle for control turns explosive as a beautiful con woman takes a bad-boy biker hostage in this edgy, seductive novel set in the world of Everything I Left Unsaid (“Toe-curlingly sensual.”—Katy Evans) and The Truth About Him (“Absolutely one-click worthy”—J. Kenner).

The only thing that matters to me is rescuing my sister from the drug-cooking cult that once enslaved us both. I’ve run cons my whole life, and I’ll use my body to get whatever I need. Max Daniels is the last connection I have to that world, the one person reckless enough to get involved. Besides, now that his brothers have turned on him, he needs me too.

The deal was supposed to be simple: a place to hide in exchange for rescuing my sister. Now he’s my prisoner. Totally at my mercy. But I’m the one captivated. Enthralled. Doing everything he asks of me until I’m not sure who’s in control.

We both crave the heat. The more it hurts, the better. But what if Max wants a different life now, to leave the game . . . to love me? I thought I knew better than to get burned. Now I’m in too deep to pull away. And the crazy thing is . . . I don’t want to.

imageThis was such a great read! It was my first book by this author and though it is the third in a series, I didn’t feel like I missed out on anything while reading. I could tell that there was more to know about another couple, and I really wanted to know more just to because of my own curiosity and because I could tell there was a good story there, but not knowing did not hamper my enjoyment of Burn Down The Night all!

I will, however, be going back to read the first two books in the series, just because I enjoyed book 3 so much and I’m greedy for more from this world and the characters within it. And speaking of characters…I couldn’t get enough of Max and Olivia AKA Joan; talk about the sexual tension!!! These two were on fire!!! Burn Down The Night was definitely the hottest book I’ve read in a long time!

Olivia/Joan was one hot mess with a thirst for vengeance, and Max was a biker with a bullet wound and a target on his back. Neither of their futures seem very promising, right? I had no idea what would happen until it actually happened, and a lot of chaos ensues between the explosive beginning and the edge of your seat ending, all of which had me completely hooked!

Burn Down The Night is a suspenseful, exciting, and insanely sexy story which I thoroughly enjoyed! Bring on the rest of the series!

 

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Review, Excerpt and Signed Giveaway – REAPER’S FIRE by Joanna Wylde

It’s live!!!! This book is a must read for all Reaper’s fans. Check out my review along with buy links below, a HUGE excerpt from the book, and a giveaway where you could win a SIGNED BOOK!!

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New York Times bestselling author Joanna Wylde returns to the “wild and raw”* world of the Reapers MC with the story of Gage and Tinker…

The club comes first.

I’ve lived by those words my whole life—assumed I’d die by them, too, and I never had a problem with that. My Reaper brothers took my back and I took theirs and it was enough. Then I met her. Tinker Garrett. She’s beautiful, she’s loyal, and she works so damned hard it scares me sometimes . . . She deserves a good man—one better than me. I can’t take her yet because the club still needs me. There’s another woman, another job, another fight just ahead.

Now she’ll learn I’ve been lying to her all along. None of it’s real. Not my name, not my job, not even the clothes I wear. She thinks I’m nice. She pretends we’re just friends, that I’ve still got a soul . . . Mine’s been dead for years. Now I’m on fire for this woman, and a man can only burn for so long before he destroys everything around him.

I’m coming for you, Tinker.

Soon.

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It’s always great to be back with the Reaper’s MC, and Reaper’s Fire was one of my favourites of the series. I absolutely loved Gage and Tinker! We were teased with them in a previous book, so I was excited to finally be diving into their story!

So what made Gage and Tinker so special? Well, Gage was your typical drop dead sexy Reaper who you couldn’t possibly say no to (though I hated that he kept lying to her, even though I knew he had to for his cover) and Tinker was so freaking cool and sexy!!

I think she is quite possibly my favourite Reaper Old Lady. She had sass and class in abundance, and she was just as sexy as Gage, with her own super cool style. She was caring, funny, and just plain fabulous! I loved her!!! 

Now, there’s something that happens in the background of this book. It’s not the main storyline, it doesn’t even have anything to do with the Reaper’s, but it’s also spoken about in the author notes, and I love that it was put into the book. I haven’t read any other book that had this happen, and it was done in a way it felt so real, like I was living it. 

It made for quite the edge of your seat adventure, with a fantastic love story thrown in to make it even better! Joanna Wylde has another sure fire hit on her hands for all fans of the highly addicted Reaper’s MC series.

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“I can’t believe how late it is,” Tinker said, yawning, and I realized the movie had ended. Now she stretched upward, the blanket falling to her waist as her boobs pushed forward.
God, how much should a man be expected to take?
I should’ve stayed away from her completely—that’d been the plan—but something had snapped when I’d seen her out in the courtyard. Couldn’t remember the last time I’d met a woman like Tinker. She was smart and sexy and funny, and she worked damned hard to take care of her family and business. Sure, I wanted to fuck her—you’d have to be gay not to—but I respected her, too.
“I should probably get going,” she said, offering me a smile so sweet I wanted to bite her lips. “I like to check on Dad before going to sleep, and I’ve got to be up early in the morning. I’ve got to package orders for the courier tomorrow—if they aren’t ready by two p.m., I’m screwed.”
I considered rolling over on top of her. Pushing her down into the couch cushions, shoving my leg between hers, and showing her what a real man feels like.
“Cooper?” she asked, looking confused. I blinked a couple times, forcing myself to focus on her face.
“I’m going to watch another one,” I told her, because I’m a goddamn masochist. “You sure you’re ready to head out?”
She frowned, and I could almost read her thoughts. Yes, she should leave. But she wanted me as much as I wanted her. And yeah, I realize that makes me sound like an egotistical ass, but this wasn’t my first rodeo. I saw the lust in her eyes, and the way she licked her lips and stared at my mouth. This wasn’t a one-way street, not even close.
“I guess I could stay a little longer,” she whispered. Christ, she was so sweet and soft. I wanted to bite her even more now. Suck that pouty lower lip into my mouth and shove a finger up her ass.
Break her.
You’re one sick fuck.
Why yes. Yes, I am. Thanks for noticing.
I managed to control the urge, catching her hand instead, giving it a friendly squeeze like some kind of pathetic tool. Her fingers tightened on mine, then she pulled away and snuggled back down under the blanket, raising her feet to rest on the coffee table. I grabbed the remote and clicked through the menu.
Tomorrow I’d do my job. I’d fuck Talia and spy on Marsh and look for any kind of weakness that might end this situation, the faster the better. Tonight, though . . . Tonight I’d pretend this wasn’t a waste of time.
Goddamn, but my dick hurt.
The next hour was torture.
Tinker sat next to me, all cute and classy and absolutely refusing to make any kind of eye contact. I don’t know how she felt, but to me the sexual tension hanging in the air was thick and heavy. I kept thinking about her hand in mine—small, but strong. The hand of someone who knew how to work hard. So far as I knew, Talia had never held down a job, let alone supported herself.
The couch shifted, and I glanced over to find Tinker sliding deeper into the cushions, drawing the blanket up to her chin. Our legs were maybe six inches apart. She shifted again, and then her hand bumped mine under the blanket. She jerked it back quickly, and I caught the hint of a flush on her cheeks. That was another thing I liked about her—her skin was so pale that I could see every hint of arousal.
Grabbing her hand, I pulled it over to rest on my thigh. This was a really bad idea, so I pointedly refused to think it through. Her hand tensed at first, then relaxed into my strength. My cock swelled against the fabric of my jeans, just inches from her fingers—it’d be so easy to push her hand toward it, wrap it around my painfully swollen dick, and just go to town.
Tinker’s fingers gave a quick squeeze—almost more of a spasm—and I bit back a groan.
Yeah, okay. Really, really bad idea. I should get off the couch and shut this shit down right now, because I couldn’t afford to blow things with Talia just yet. Instead I found myself leaning toward Tinker, bumping shoulders.
God.
I’d grown a pussy. No other explanation, because I couldn’t figure out why the hell else an adult man would sit holding hands under a damned blanket like a kid.



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Review – SWEAR ON THIS LIFE by Renee Carlino

One of the very, very best books of 2016.

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imageWhen a bestselling debut novel from mysterious author J.Colby becomes the literary event of the year, Emiline reads it reluctantly. As an adjunct writing instructor at UC San Diego with her own stalled literary career and a bumpy long-term relationship, Emiline isn’t thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of a young and gifted writer.

Yet from the very first page, Emiline is entranced by the story of Emerson and Jackson, two childhood best friends who fall in love and dream of a better life beyond the long dirt road that winds through their impoverished town in rural Ohio.

That’s because the novel is patterned on Emiline’s own dark and desperate childhood, which means that “J. Colby” must be Jase: the best friend and first love she hasn’t seen in over a decade. Far from being flattered that he wrote the novel from her perspective, Emiline is furious that he co-opted her painful past and took some dramatic creative liberties with the ending.

The only way she can put her mind at ease is to find and confront “J. Colby,” but is she prepared to learn the truth behind the fiction?

imageIf you think letting even a minute go by without reading this book, then you are making a very bad decision. What an incredible book. I can’t even believe it took me so long to read this author, but I am so glad I have finally seen for myself what a talented writer and storyteller Renee Carlino truly is, and I picked one heck of a book in Swear On This Life.

Second chance love stories are one of my favourites, as are friends to lovers, and Swear On This Life is both!! I absolutely loved everything about Emiline, Jase, and their moving story. Everything was so well fleshed out and I was more captivated than I have been in a long time. I started the book one evening and I didn’t put it down again until I finished it in the early hours of the following morning.

It’s so hard to find the right words to say which can convey how special this book is. It’s not just one of the very, very best books of 2016, but it’s one of the very, very best books of all time. A serious favourite! It was that good!! It was so good, in fact, that it’s been a few weeks since I finished Swear On This Life, and I’m still not over it. I still think about it daily, and I know it’s going to be a book I’ll never forget.

If you have a heart which beats that bit faster for the perfect romance, then you must read Swear On This Life.

 

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Renée Carlino is a screenwriter and bestselling author of romantic women’s novels and new adult fiction. She lives in Southern California with her husband and two sons. When she’s not at the beach with her boys or working on her next project, she likes to spend her time reading, going to concerts, and eating dark chocolate.

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Review – REAP by Tillie Cole

Whoa. Talk about a must read book! Check out my 5 star review of Reap by Tillie Cole, below.

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Raised as a prototype for the Georgian Bratva’s obedience drug, 221 fails to think, act, or live for himself; he’s his master’s perfectly-crafted killing puppet. Standing at six-foot-six, weighing two-hundred-and-fifty pounds, and unrivaled in to-the-death combat, 221 successfully secures business for the Georgian Mafiya Boss of NYC, who rules the dark world of the criminal underground. Until his enemies capture him.

Talia Tolstaia dreams to break from the heavy clutches of Bratva life. She dreams of another life–away from the stifling leash of her Russian Bratva Boss father and from the brutality of her work at The Dungeon, her criminal family’s underground death-match enterprise. But when she stumbles upon her family’s captive who is more monster than man, she starts to see the man underneath. A powerful, beautiful, damaged man whose heart calls to hers. But sacrifices must be made–blood for blood…life for life…souls for scarred souls…

imageAfter reading the sneak tease of Reap in the back of Raze (book 1), I could not wait to dive right in and read about Talia and prisoner 221, and I wasted no time. Though admittedly, it took me a while to get into it, I think that was because I was expecting it to just be from the POV’s of Talia and 221, but in popped Luka from book 1 and it kind of through me off a bit. However, I understand how important it is to have Luka’s POV on certain scenes, so by the time I got up to chapter 4, I was hooked.

And I really do mean hooked. I was so obsessed with this story that I literally sat down and read the entire book in one sitting. In my opinion, this is by far Tillie Cole’s strongest work out of all of her books which I have read. I just loved everything about it from the characters, to the story, and to the romance. Talia and Zaal are one of my favourite book couples!

I loved how even though Zaal was insanely strong on the outside, he was pretty broken on the inside, and Talia who obviously seemed weak in strength compare to this huge trained killer, was so incredibly strong where it really mattered. I won’t go into specifics, but I loved how they came to be together. Talia taking care of this big, scary, mute man, and seeing such a beautiful romance born into a world of such violence…I just honestly loved it all.

And then again, which seems to be the “thing” with this series, we get a sneak peek at the third book, Ravage, (now available) which had me immediately jumping in! If you like your books dark and messed up, and you haven’t read this series yet, I would definitely recommend it!

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Review – RAZE by Tillie Cole

The third book in Tillie Cole’s Scarred Souls series releases this month so I went back to the beginning and dived into book 1. Check out my thoughts and full series buy links below.

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To take back life, one must first face death . . .

Conditioned in captivity to maim and kill, prisoner 818 becomes an unstoppable fighter in the ring. Violence is all he knows. Death and brutality are the masters of his fate.

After years of incarceration in an underground hell, only one thought occupies his mind: revenge. Revenge on the man who wronged him, condemned him and turned him into this: a rage-fueled killing machine.

Kisa Volkova, daughter of the head of New York’s Russian bratva, lives a protected but unhappy life. As manager of The Dungeon, her father’s underground fighting and gambling syndicate in Brooklyn, grief and pain fill her days. As well as her domineering father, Kisa’s fiancé Alik controls every aspect of her life, dominating her every move, until one night changes everything.

After a chance encounter with a beautiful, tattooed man on the street, Kisa stumbles into a world of feeling and desire as yet unknown to her. And when this man is announced as The Dungeon’s newest fighter, her life is turned upside down.

Kisa becomes obsessed with him, yearns for him, needs to possess this mysterious man beyond saving… the man they call Raze.
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Tillie Cole is known for her dark and twisted romances, and Raze, the first book in her Scarred Souls series, is probably the grittiest of the books I’ve read from her. Filled with edge of your seat action, a family of crime bosses, brutal fighters, and an insanely sexy romance, Raze will have your attention from beginning to end.

This is a series I’ve been wanting to read for quite a while now, and with book 3 soon to release, I decided now was the perfect time to finally immerse myself into this world. It didn’t take me long at all to read Raze; once I finally dived into the story of Kisa and prisoner 818, I couldn’t seem to read it fast enough!

This was a really dangerous world where anything goes and murder is the status quo, where whether you lived or died depended on how hard and how viciously you fought. It was seriously intense. I have to admit that I did work out the twist early on, but that didn’t take away from my enjoyment of the story-I couldn’t wait for the characters to figure it out, too!

Another great read from the Princess of Darkness!

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Review – IT ENDS WITH US by Colleen Hoover

Read it. Live it. Love it.

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Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.

Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true.

Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place.

As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened.

With this bold and deeply personal novel, Colleen Hoover delivers a heart-wrenching story that breaks exciting new ground for her as a writer. Combining a captivating romance with a cast of all-too-human characters, It Ends With Us is an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price.

 

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It has been 3 long months since I first read this book. 3 months and I’m still not over this author’s words. 3 months and I’m still consumed with this truly unforgettable story. 3 months and I still cannot adequately describe just how stunning this book was. 3 months and my heart still aches, my eyes still sting. 3 months and I know I will never get over this book. It Ends With Us is Colleen Hoover’s game changer.

It  seriously hit me in the feels. I don’t even know what to say about it without causing spoilers because you need to go into this book without knowing anything about the plot other than what’s in the synopsis. It made me laugh on numerous occasions, as do all of Colleen Hoover’s books, and I, of course, fell for the characters hook, line and sinker. But man, my heart broke and I realised it was possible to both love and truly hate a character.

It Ends With Us is so different from all of Colleen’s previous books, though it still flows with all the things which we know and love from this author. It’s honest, it’s raw, it’s funny, it’s heart-wrenching, it’s everything! But let’s focus on the heartbreak for a minute…you know that when you’re reading a book by Colleen Hoover, you’re going to experience some form of heartbreak at some point throughout the story, but in It Ends With Us, there’s not just one defining moment of heartbreak.

There’s not one specific scene in which you can look back at it and think “wow, that was a powerful one.” Because that heartbreak is just there throughout almost the entire book. You feel that pain for so long while you’re reading that you can’t pinpoint that one moment. It’s just there. Burying its way into your soul.

I feel like I’m just rambling at this point, unable to really get down a coherent thought, but this book was just so damn special. If you take my advice only once this entire year, don’t miss out; order this book.

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Colleen Hoover lives in the United States with her husband and three children. She loves to write in her spare time and prefers stories that are both humorous and heart-wrenching. Her goal through writing is to give readers a pleasant experience that will leave them viewing life from a slightly different angle.

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Review – WILD RIDE by Chantal Fernando

Talon’s book!!!!!! Check out my 4 star review!!

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imageInternationally bestselling author Chantal Fernando brings fans another sexy motorcycle novella in the Wind Dragons MC series, as rival club president Talon has to decide what’s more dangerous: facing down the WDMC, or losing his heart to a woman under their protection.

Talon has a complicated relationship with the Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club. He’s the president of their rival club, the Wild Men, but he’s also related to one of their members—who hates him. He could handle that, but he’s also got problems in his own club; someone is leaking information and disrupting their business, but Talon can’t find the mole. So the last thing he needs is even more complication in the form of a beautiful single mother who’s bolder than half the bikers on his squad. But he can’t take his eyes—or his hands—off her…

Tia’s always been a little reckless, up for a good time wherever she found it, but she’s also a great mom to her young son. So even though she thinks Talon is basically sex on a stick, when she realizes she wants to be more to him than just a club groupie, she has to take things a bit slow. Plus, a momentary attraction, no matter how smoking hot, isn’t worth risking her son’s happiness in any way. Is there any chance that Talon might be up for a more permanent arrangement? Or has Tia leapt before looking once again?

imageI have loved Talon throughout this series, and in the previous book, I was desperate for him to get with Tia, so I was super happy to see they got a book! Talon may be from a rival club, but he’s one of my favourite characters, and I love, love, love him and Tia together. This is a novella so it’s only a super quick read, but it packed quite punch.

Wild Ride is by far the strongest of the 2 series novella’s we’ve had so far. I’m not sure if there was anything about Talon and Tia that I didn’t like. Talon was completely swoon-worthy, and Tia was hilarious! I loved her!! I loved him!! I wish they could have had a longer book so their story was more developed because any conflict was resolved really quickly.

We got to know Vinnie in Wild Ride, and the end of the book was the perfect set up to the 5th book in the series, Wolf’s Mate, which gives us Vinnie and Talon’s cousin, Shayla (the two clubs colliding for the second time!). I ended Wild Ride absolutely desperate to dive back into the world of the Wind Dragon’s once again.

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New York Times, Amazon and USA Today Bestselling Author Chantal Fernando is twenty seven years old and lives in Western Australia.

Lover of all things romance, Chantal is the author of the best selling books Dragon’s Lair, Maybe This Time and many more.

When not reading, writing or daydreaming she can be found enjoying life with her three sons and family.

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Review – RAKE’S REDEMPTION by Chantal Fernando

Check out my review of book #4 in the Dragon’s Lair series below. A second chance biker romance!

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imageIn New York Times bestselling author Chantal Fernando’s latest novel in the Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club series, Rake—baddest of the bad boys—gets his own romance at last!

Rake is known for being up for anything, in and out of the bedroom. He’s wild, he’s deadly, yet quick with a joke or a stolen kiss. Known as the player of the WDMC, he loves women, the more the merrier. However, behind his womanizing façade, Rake hides the pain of losing his first love, Bailey. He hasn’t loved anyone since, and doesn’t think he ever will.

Seven years after their split, Rake and Bailey run into each other at the MC’s favorite club. Old wounds resurface, secrets are spilled…and passionate feelings are awakened. But they’ve each done things to hurt the other, hurt them too badly to get over it—haven’t they? Only when Bailey’s connection to Rake puts her in danger from another Club member does he realize that there’s nothing he won’t do to protect her—and claim her as his once again.

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Rake’s Redemption was such a great read! We know Rake from the previous books–he’s Anna’s (Arrow’s Old Lady) sister–and Bailey is a new-to-us character but not new to Rake. I love second chance romances, and this was a great one! I have to say, I completely fell in love with Rake and Bailey. I loved the tension and the heartbreak and the need that poured from them in the beginning, and I loved watching Rake turn all alpha whenever it came to Bailey.

You could tell that he was still hopelessly in love her, but there was something that had once torn them apart which caused both of them seemingly endless amounts of pain. It took me quite a while to figure it out, because there were no clues at all as to what had come between them when they were younger, but after a while I had an inkling, and when it all came out, it completely changed the whole feel of the story. Though there was still lots of emotion and heartbreak, it was the start of more.

What I will say, is that the timeline between book #3.5, Dirty Ride, and Rake’s Redemption, the timelines did not fit at all. I was so confused as I was reading because Irish was with Valentina at the end of Dirty Ride, but not with her for the majority of book #4. It really through me off, but other than that, I really enjoyed the book.

The epilogue was everything I love in an ending and so much more!! I was honestly on cloud nine while I read and I had the biggest, cheesiest grin on my face! I could have carried on that scene for another 100 pages and I would have devoured every word. *dreamy sigh* It really was perfect. The only thing I was left wanting as I turned the final page? Please let Talon (rival biker) and Tia (Bailey’s BFF) get a book!!

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TRACKER’S END #3 – Out Now!
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DIRTY RIDE #3.5 – Out Now!
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RAKE’S REDEMPTION #4 – Out Now!
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WILD RIDE #4.5 – Out Now!
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WOLF’S MATE #5 – Out August 16th!
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LAST RIDE #5.5 – Out November 7th!
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CROSSROADS #6 – Out March 14th!
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New York Times, Amazon and USA Today Bestselling Author Chantal Fernando is twenty seven years old and lives in Western Australia.

Lover of all things romance, Chantal is the author of the best selling books Dragon’s Lair, Maybe This Time and many more.

When not reading, writing or daydreaming she can be found enjoying life with her three sons and family.

Chantal loves to hear from readers and can be found here: Facebook

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Review – DIRTY RIDE by Chantal Fernando

My week long binge of the Wind Dragon’s series started with book #3.5 (yes, I’ve read the previous 3,😉 ). Check out my review below.

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imageFrom USA TODAY bestselling author Chantal Fernando comes a brand new Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club e-novella, full of sexy bad-boy bikers, strong heroines, and steamy romance!

Even by Wind Dragon Motorcycle Club standards, Irish was always a bit of a dark horse. Not one to confide his secrets, such as where he got that mysterious scar across his neck, he’s quick with his fists and even quicker to jump to the defense of his MC. But is he nimble enough to handle the woman he never saw coming? Or will she leave him with a matching scar across his heart?

Featuring scorching hot chemistry and plenty of sass, Dirty Ride is sure to rev your engine and get you immediately hooked!

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It’s been quite a while since I last dived into the world of the Wind Dragon’s MC, and I had missed it so much that I decided I would spend a week binge-reading by way to catching up with what I had missed. That had me starting with book #3.5: Dirty Ride.

I’ve been looking forward to Irish’s book since I first started this series; he’s always been one of my favourite characters so I’m so glad he got his chance at a HEA, and with a cool chick who looks like Merida from Brave? Even better! I wish it had been longer (this is a novella, just over 100 pages long) so we could get a more in-depth, developed storyline and romance. It felt quite rushed being so short.

That aside, I’m excited to be back in the world of the Wind Dragons MC, and I couldn’t jump into the next book quick enough! No, really, I read it the very next day.

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DRAGON’S LAIR #1 – Out Now!
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ARROW’S HELL #2 – Out Now!
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TRACKER’S END #3 – Out Now!
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DIRTY RIDE #3.5 – Out Now!
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RAKE’S REDEMPTION #4 – Out Now!
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WILD RIDE #4.5 – Out Now!
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WOLF’S MATE #5 – Out August 16th!
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LAST RIDE #5.5 – Out November 7th!
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CROSSROADS #6 – Out March 14th!
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New York Times, Amazon and USA Today Bestselling Author Chantal Fernando is twenty seven years old and lives in Western Australia.

Lover of all things romance, Chantal is the author of the best selling books Dragon’s Lair, Maybe This Time and many more.

When not reading, writing or daydreaming she can be found enjoying life with her three sons and family.

Chantal loves to hear from readers and can be found here: Facebook

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Review – MELODY BITTERSWEET AND THE GIRLS’ GHOSTBUSTING AGENCY by Kitty French

What a fun read this was, and its super cheap! Take a chance on this book!! Check out my review below.

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imageLife’s tough for Melody Bittersweet.

She’s single, addicted to sugar and super heroes, her family are officially bonkers, and she sees dead people. Is it any wonder no-one’s swiping right on Tinder?
Waking up lonely on her twenty seventh birthday, Melody finally snaps. She can’t carry on basing all of her life decisions on the advice of her magic 8 ball; things have got to change.

Fast forward two months, and she’s now the proud proprietor of her very own ghostbusting agency – kind of like in the movies but without the dodgy white jumpsuits. She’s also flirting with her ex Leo Dark, fraternising with her enemy in alleyways, and she’s somehow ended up with a pug called Lestat.

Life just went from dull to dynamite and it’s showing no sign of slowing up anytime soon. Melody’s been hired to clear Scarborough House of its incumbent ghosts, there’s the small matter of a murder to solve, and then there’s the two very handsome, totally inappropriate men hoping to distract her from the job…

Welcome to Chapelwick, home of the brand new and hilarious Girls Ghostbusting Agency series, where things really do go bump in the night.

 

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Melody Bittersweet And The Girls’ Ghostbusting Agency was one heck of a surprise gem. It was such a feel good book, full of humour and fun. There was no angst or grit, just a loveable cast of characters, a fantastic plotline, and wonderful and witty narration and dialogue. It really was the perfect read.

I took a chance on this one; it’s not something I would usually read, but the description had me intrigued enough to give it a go, and I am so glad that I did!! I adore each and every one of the characters in this book, from Melody and her team of rooky ghostbusters (where do I sign up??), to her kooky family of ghost-whisperers (adopt me??), to Leo and Fletch (swoooon), to Lestat the one-eared Pug (who can hear perfectly well), and finally, to the ghosts of Scarborough House. They each were a fantastic addition to the story.

This isn’t your typical Paranormal book. It was a comedy filled with lots of laughs and good times, all while the fun-loving main character and her friends try to solve an age-old murder to finally free a family of ghosts from their home. As I’ve mentioned a few times now, this book was hilarious, but for a few chapters towards the end, it was surprisingly emotional, even going so far as managing to pull a few pesky tears from my eyes, and I am *not* a crier!

Without a doubt, I would recommend this book, and I cannot wait to catch up with Melody and the gang for her next adventure which is due out in October.

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Romantic comedy and paranormal comedy writer for Bookouture. Wine drinker, fairy light addict, disorganised wife and mom.
Also writes romantic comedy as Kat French for HarperCollins.

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