Reviewing the Black Hills Wolves: Wolf on A Leash by Virginia Nelson – BHW #15


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Wolf On A Leash
Black Hills Wolves #15
By
Virginia Nelson

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Summer Blurb

Longtime submissive, Patch Williams, never quite finds the release she seeks. When a new Dom comes to town, offering play she’s never tried before, it’s a battle to give into the pleasure he offers while keeping her wolf nature a secret.

Home from overseas service, Kennedy Laurie realizes a few things about himself—he only gets off when a little sadism is involved, and he’s terrified of going too far, getting lost in the play. Patch might be just the submissive he’s been dreaming of.

Patch recognizes the call to mate…but with an out-of-towner? Her body demands for her to submit, to tell him everything, but can her Dom tame the Wolf on a Leash?

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Patch is a submissive wolf who has being slipping through as many loopholes as she can without being in direct defiance of Drew and Ryker. While Ryker hasn’t told her not to go to the BDSM club, he hasn’t said she could either. She goes to the Club when she needs release from all the pressures around her and tonight is the night. Gee has a bad feeling and shows up warning her not to go.

Of course not being ordered by her Alpha means she will indeed go. So in her wolf mask and club clothes off she goes.

Kennedy is part owner of the club with his best friend Ogre. Now discharged from the military after his last deployment, he has no interest in playing. With his PTSD he is afraid he might get too lost in a scene and things would get out of hand. Then he meets Lupine (Patch’s moniker for the club) and feels an attraction he has never felt before. Here is a favorite scene where they meet.

“I’m sorry. I—” He cleared his throat. “Minotaur. You are?” No collar marred the delicate line of her throat, meaning she wasn’t owned.

He wasn’t sure why he cared, since he’d not come to play, but she wasn’t collared and it thrilled him.

Her lips turned up in a smile, almost as if she had a bit of a secret. His body reacted, an almost audible click inside him, and he lusted her at merely that slow Cheshire movement of her bright red lips. “Lupine. When I’m here, I’m Lupine.” The sound of her voice stroked him, despite the distance between them, and he suddenly hoped he’d get to touch the body that went with the voice.

“Wolfish, a reflection of your mask. Nice. Beautiful flower choice.” You’re beautiful. He didn’t say the words, though, shocked at his own turn of thought. He wasn’t the kind of man who felt the need for flattery or romantic notions, preferring his play rough and wild.

“I thought it was apt. So, Minotaur, we’ve never met before, and I’ve been coming here for years….” She left it at that, the question in her statement obvious, if unspoken. Who are you, and why are you in my club? Meaning she told the truth and was comfortable with her position in their society— something he and Ogre intended with the select membership and close nature of the members of their group.

“I’ve been out of town.” He might not have been at the club in years, but he remembered the rules. Nothing personal, nothing to disrupt the play with the uncomfortable realities of the outside world. They chose the location, the membership— all of it, really— with the intent of making a safe, private, and exclusive place where almost anything could happen.
Part of him longed to tell this girl more, though. To curl up beside her and tell her whatever she wished to hear, so long as she kept talking to him. The sheer strangeness of his response left him hesitant, and he took a step back, creating more space between them.

She stood, apparently not noticing his need for distance. As she moved toward him, he stiffened. However, she stopped little more than a foot away. Not crowding him, but still closer than he preferred her to come. “Nice to meet you.” Her small offered hand only proved she was close enough to touch. Close enough to taste. Close enough to smell.

The ripe scent of her— something musky and floral and female all in one sweet breath— stiffened his body further. He desired the little wolf, more than he’d craved another woman in longer than he cared to remember.

Which meant he was dangerous to her. Some of the things he’d imagined in dreams…. He pinched his eyes closed, almost as if he could escape the dark twisting paths of his own mind. Instead of answering, he turned away from her, heading to the door.

Her hand on his arm ground him to a halt, and he breathed through his mouth to resist smelling the mesmerizing blend of her aroma. “Wait, I’m sorry. I was being too forward. I’m sorry….”

She tapered off, running out of words and withdrawing her hand.

“You have a master?” The lack of collar spoke volumes, but he needed to be certain.

“No. I play, sure, but, well, I’m not anyone’s property or anything, if that is what you’re asking. I only take part in scenes, or, well….”
“Would you be interested in negotiating play, little wolf?” Even as he damned himself for making the offer, part of him surged up, ready to take her— right then if he could.

She froze at his words, looking startled. Quickly regaining her composure, however, she nodded. As she licked her full lips, further hardening his already rock-hard cock with the tempting peek of pink, she considered his body before she answered. “I would, yes.
Nelson, Virginia. Wolf on a Leash (Black Hills Wolves Book 15) (Kindle Locations 199-229). Decadent Publishing. Kindle Edition.

Now when a dominant finds his/her mate they can usually formulate a reasonable plan for making this fact known. But Patch is a submissive both in human form and wolf. This man she believes is her mate, while human is a Dom. So dominant in fact that he fullfills her every dream of a Dom. But how does she stand up to her Alpha and Enforcer in wanting a human and how does she divulge that she is a wolf to the man of her dreams.

A very hot, sexy read. One I couldn’t put down and one that showed how powerful a submissive really is.

5 Contented Purrs for Virginia!

Summer About the Author

Virginia Nelson Virginia Nelson

Virginia Nelson believed them when they said, “Write what you know.” Small town girl writing small town romance, her characters are as full of flaws, misunderstandings, and flat out mistakes as Virginia herself.

When she’s not writing or plotting to take over the world, she likes to hang out with the greatest kids in history, play in the mud, drive far too fast, and scream at inanimate objects.

Virginia likes knights in rusted and dinged up armor, heroes that snarl instead of croon, and heroines who can’t remember to say the right thing even with an author writing their dialogue.

Her books are full of snark, sex, and random acts of ineptitude—not always in that order.

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A MatchMaker Story: Bringing Down Romeo By D.L. Jackson – Black Hills Wolves #53


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Bringing Down Romeo
Black Hills Wolves #53
By
D.L. Jackson

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Summer Blurb

Hide your girlfriends, hide your daughters.

Tad Dawson, confirmed bachelor and runway model, has come back to the Black Hills for his brother’s wedding. Also known as Romeo for his love them and leave them attitude, Tad has a reputation to lose and a woman to win. However, he won’t be able to do it on his own, since the woman he wants would rather assault him with nail guns, power saws and rocks. Not what he expected when he turned on the charm.

Megan could use a good dose of anger management, along with a shot from Cupid’s bow, and lord knows she has a lot to be mad about when it comes to Romeo. Tad left her five years before after she declared they were mates. Not only did she have to deal with a crazy Alpha, who got off on tossing her to the wolves, she’s heard rumors Tad’s appetite for anything with a skirt has grown since he left. Not that she could confirm it. He’s hasn’t called or written once.

For Tad to win the love of his life, he’s going to need some help, and the four pack matchmakers have decided they are just the Wolves to assist, whether he wants their help or not. No tactic is too dirty or underhanded. Bringing down Romeo is going to take every trick in their match-maker’s bag.

Bagging the girl, well, that could be a bit trickier.

Will the four matchmakers beat the nearly impossible odds, or will their tactics unravel at the seams?

Before the wedding is over, someone is going down, and if the matrons have any say, it’s going to be hard.

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Well the matrons are at it again, but this time it’s a little different.Tad aka Romeo left the Black Hills when Magnum was threatening to have him fixed because of his sleeping around with the she wolves. On the day he left Magnum had decided on a mate for Megan, she was only eighteen and had run to avoid the mating. Now she had to accept her fate or her family and friends would pay. She knew even then Tad was her mate, she had wanted a kiss from him so he would know too. It didn’t happen.

Now five years later he is back for his brother’s wedding, to a human no less. Something unheard of when Magnum was Alpha. He was scared that he would find Megan mated with pups and happy. Instead this was his reception from her.

He headed for the family Hummer he’d borrowed from the business in Hot Springs, since his car wouldn’t make the logging roads in—not without dropping the muffler.

Bang, bang, bang.

Tad turned toward the source of the noise and froze in his tracks. Not three buildings over, a slender woman in jeans and a green tank top held a pneumatic nail gun. She moved around, working on the deck of a partially framed building.

“Meg?”

She stopped and looked up, flipping her dark hair over one shoulder.
Tad changed course and headed for the new construction. “Hey.”

She turned and moved away to another section of the building.

Tad followed her around the side. “Megan? Is that you?”

She spun around, lifted her hand to shield her eyes from the sun, and stared at him. “Dawson?”

“Yeah. Don’t you recognize me, Meg?”

Pthunk, pthunk, pthunk, pthunk. Meg fired a series of nails.
Tad dove out of the way and rolled behind a shed. “Hey! Is that any way to say hello?”

Pthunk, pthunk, pthunk. They struck the side of his hiding place.

“Leave.”

“Whoa, what the hell did I do?” He sniffed. Yeah, that shower he’d skipped out on. Not good. Had she caught a whiff of the women who were hanging on him before he left? Could explain her hostility.

“You really have to ask?”

“Yes.”

“Go. Leave me alone, Tad Dawson. I don’t want you here.”

“You are such a liar, Meg.” He stepped out from behind the shed. “The last time we talked, you wanted me to kiss you, to prove I’m your mate—or has that tidbit slipped your memory?”

She picked up a cordless saw and started toward him. “Oh, I remember quite clearly.”

Tad eyed the shiny blade. “What do you think you’re going to do with that?”

She smiled. “Use your imagination.” She fired it up. The whirling blade screamed.

Tad backed away. “I’ll come back when you cool down.”

“I wouldn’t recommend it.” She glared at him.

Tad stalked to his truck. Why did everyone threaten to take his nuts off? He jumped in and slammed the door, watching the woman on the deck with the evil tool in her hands. She didn’t mean it. Did she?

Megan flipped him the bird.

Good probability. His wolf chuckled.

Who asked you?
Jackson, D.L.. Bringing Down Romeo (Black Hills Wolves #53) (Kindle Locations 303-324). Decadent Publishing. Kindle Edition.

Not exactly the best way to start a relationship. But don’t worry the Matrons have a plan. Besides his brother’s wedding, Tad pursues his mate. I laughed and cried and well I just love weddings.

5 Contented Purrs for D.L.!

Summer About the Author

DL Jackson DL Jackson

D. L. Jackson is an award-winning author of urban fantasy, science fiction, military romance and erotic romance. She loves to incorporate crazy plot twists, comedy and the unexpected into her worlds. As a U.S. Army veteran, she naturally adores men in uniform and feels the world could always use more. She does her part by incorporating as many sexy soldiers in her novels as she can. When she isn’t writing or running the roads, you can often find her online chatting with her peers and readers. Grab a cup of iced coffee, pull up your virtual chair and say hi. She loves emails and blog visits from her readers.

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Night Shift 2 – Ten authors bring you more of favorite stories and sneak peeks


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Night Shift 2
Ten authors are bringing you more of your favorite stories and sneak peeks at future books
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In Order from Table of Contents
Toni Aleo * Kindle Alexander
Sawyer Bennett * Lauren Blakley
Chelle Bliss * K. Bromberg
Eden Butler * Virna DePaul
Brenda Rothert * Susan Stoker

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We’re happy to be a part of this special project for the second time.

“More than 34,000 people die by suicide each year,” making it “the third leading cause of death among 15 to 24 year olds with lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth attempting suicide up to four times more than their heterosexual peers.” ~Suicide among LGBT youth

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Pucks, Sticks, and Diapers
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Toni Aleo

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First came love, then came the NHL, then came Baylor and Jayden with a baby carriage.

SummerSm Review

Join Baylor and Jayden from the last weeks of Jayden’s pregnancy right through the birth of their first child. An extremely emotional read, with the bridal shower and a surprise Jayden plans for Baylor.  I laughed and cried throughout this one. I really must finish reading this entire series!

5 Contented Purrs for Toni!


Secret
Prequel Bonus Scene
by
Kindle Alexander

SummerSm Blurb

A man must reveal his deepest secret to keep the ones he loves.

SummerSm Review

Dylon has been bailed out by his father for the last time. Told to go to the AA meeting his father drops him at or not to come home, he reflects on his screw ups. Confronting his wife with a secret she doesn’t know he has discovered, and then telling his own. A stunning beginning for the book Secrets that I now need to purchase.

5 Contented Purrs for Kindle!


Max
Excerpt
by
Sawyer Bennett

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The Carolina Cold Fury’s hot new star shows his bad-boy teammates that even nice guys can score big in this steamy hockey romance.

SummerSm Review

Intent on cheating on his training diet, Max stops at a convenience store. Interrupting a couple of guys intent on sexually abusing the cashier, he discovers something he can’t seem to put aside. The cashier and the children she has hiding in the office.
Just enough of this story to make me want a lot more. Must buy this one sooner rather than later.

5 Contented Purrs for Sawyer!


Nights With Him
Bonus Epilogue
by Lauren Blakey

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Life for Michelle and Jack in Paris is about to get busier…

SummerSm Review

Oh how I love this. Instructions on what to where and where to be at what time. A planned tryst for this husband and wife. Leading into dinner and a really big surprise. Another one added to the TBR pile.
5 Contented Purrs for Lauren!


Forbidden Nights
Bonus Epilogue
by Lauren Blakey

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The night before Casey and Nate’s wedding…

SummerSm Review

Best friends and partners in Joy Delivered toy company, Casey and Nate are getting married. An epic depiction of how to break all of the traditional night before the wedding taboos. Sexy and fun. Now to get the book.

5 Contented Purrs for Lauren!


Enshrine
Prequel
by
Chelle Bliss

SummerSm Blurb

When the clock strikes Midnight on New Year’s Eve, two strangers share more than a toast.

SummerSm Review

Bruno is a man of mystery. This book opens on New Year’s Eve and he does something he’s never done before, reveals a bit of himself. A night of drunken passion with Callie followed by New Year’s Day at with his family leaves me with as many questions as his sister Gabby. Yes, another book added to my TBR pile.

5 Contented Purrs for Chelle!


Wicked Impulse
Excerpt
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Chelle Bliss

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Bear, the bad boy silver fox, never thought he’d fall in love again. But when Fran DeLuca, a woman who’s known more for her track-suits, transforms into a vixen clad in skin-tight pants and a killer push up bra, he’s tempted to cross a line he swore he never would. There’s only one thing worse than dating his friend’s sister – sleeping with his mother.

SummerSm Review

This! This is a book I have to read. Fran is not a youngster, and neither is Bear. Unfortunately Fran’s son is his friend and Alfa Pi brother. She is off limits. I wouldn’t want to be him when he sees her in her new clothes, he can’t keep his eyes off her in her track suits. I believe I have to add not one, but two series to my TBR Pile. This one is book three in the Alfa PI series but Bear is introduced in Throttle Me of the Men of Inked series.

5 Contented Purrs for Chelle!


Sweet Cheeks
Excerpt
by
K. Bromberg

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An all new second chance romance: When invited to her ex-fiance’s new wedding, Saylor gets more than she bargains for when an old flame offers to be her date.

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Saylor responds to her ex’s wedding invitation with a plus one. Only problem is she doesn’t have the plus one. Busy with her new business and really having no intention of really attending, her brother decides she should. It will be good for business. He has an idea for the plus one and calls in a marker to her first love. This one is going to be so good. I really wanted to read more but it’s not out until November. Calendar is marked and I am counting the days until release.

5 Contented Purrs for K. Bromberg!


Read the final moments of the
Thin Love series
by
Eden Butler

SummerSm Blurb

This is a deleted scene story, My Always — Every marriage has a moment—it defines the future, it settles doubt. That moment comes for Keira Riley-Hale when her marriage is threatened and she forgets how to find her way back to her husband. Will a brief getaway to the Tennessee mountains bring Keira and Kona to the moment that changes everything in their marriage? Or will that moment never come?

SummerSm Review

There has been cause for Kiera to have guilt, lots of it. Almost destroying her marriage because of lies and deception brought about by a man she thought she could trust. Now that the culprit is gone from there lives she has to get past her guilt and open up to her husband again.

Kona has never strayed, never truly given her reason to doubt his love. A break from day to day stresses at their cabin in the Tennessee mountains will either make or break them.

I confess I haven’t read these books but the pain, heartbreak and love that I feel in this epilogue definitely sends me to purchase them.

5 Contented Purrs for Eden!


Royally Deep
Excerpt
by
Virna DePaul

SummerSm Blurb

A sexy quarterback and an adventurous princess turn some serious sexual tension into the romance of a lifetime.

SummerSm Review

Who doesn’t love a football star and a Princess story? I am a big football fan and have been for most of my life. As such I had some problems with the scoring as described. First there was reference to a one point field goal lead. Field goals are 3 points. As the game is described there were 2 touchdowns for the Knights. If both include good extra point kicks that would be 14 points. A single point lead with that would either be a 2 point conversion on one of the touchdowns instead of the kick for 1, or a safety.

My next issue was the quarterback getting credit for the touchdowns. A Quarterback gets the win and credit for completed passes, not the touchdowns themselves unless the receiver is in the end zone or a quarterback sneak or he runs it in himself.

The Bootleggers won with a score of 23, and had 3 touchdowns. That’s 21 with all the extra point kicks. So either they did two 2 point conversions or they missed the extra point on one and got a field goal to make that score.

You are probably wondering why I bring this up when it’s a romance novel. That’s simple really, it threw me out of the story trying to figure out the logic of the scoring.

Since Bella is a major football fan and Kyle is a first string Quarterback, I would expect the story to reflect accurate information.

As much as I like the concept, it isn’t for me unless things are more accurately depicted.

2 Purrs for Virna!


His
Bonus Epilogue
by
Brenda Rothert

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Andrew and Quinn are settled in to their happily ever after when a friend turned foe returns.

SummerSm Review

I loved this one, a little angst, and a lot of love. I really want to know how Andrew and Quinn met up now. Fiji and a beach house and sex on the beach. Another series added to the TBR pile.

5 Contented Purrs for Brenda!


Rescuing Emily
Bonus Chapter
by
Susan Stoker

SummerSm Blurb

See what happens when a Delta Force Operative, Fletch, takes single mom, Emily, and her daughter, Annie on an all-day date.

SummerSm Review

So much fun! I love Annie and how Emily worries about her. The things Annie comes out with are reminiscent of when my own children were little. Definitely can put a damper on the whole dating thing. A lot of laughs and continuous fun! Bowling, roller skating, and dinner. With Emily and Fletch falling deeper into love. I can’t wait to read more about this blooming relationship.

5 Contented Purrs for Susan!


Dirty Work
Bonus Epilogue
by
Chelle Bliss and Brenda Rothert

SummerSm Blurb

Former political rivals Jude and Reagan seal the biggest deal of their lives with a kiss.

SummerSm Review

I love weddings and this one is one of the best I’ve ever read. Set on a beach in Hawaii, it’s a perfect setting for romance. From the description of the Bride’s dress to their vows. Jude and Reagan’s wedding is perfect. I am definitely adding this to my TBR pile.

5 Contented Purrs for Chelle and Brenda!

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My Review of Shifting Hearts – Wiccan Haus Book 1 by Dominique Eastwick


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Shifting Hearts
Wiccan Haus Book 1
By
Dominique Eastwick

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Summer Blurb

The last of his kind…
Rekkus is the last of the great Black Tiger weres, and he’s happy to stay that way. Working as security for the Wiccan Haus, a magical spa for inner healing, he has enough danger to keep him busy. Unfortunately, the Fates are not content with him being comfortable.

Alone and discouraged…
Dana has walked away from everything—her fiancé, family, job, and apartment. A stay at the Wiccan Haus may be the only way she can move on. But what she finds isn’t what she expects, nor is it what she thought she’d been seeking.

If they can open themselves up they might discover that being together can be better than being alone and learn that passion can burn in those who least expect it.
Meet the unusual residents of the Wiccan Haus.

The staff can get a little hairy, and not all of the guests eat what’s served in the dining hall. But the Rowan siblings do what they can to make the resort a place of healing and peace, using all of their years of practice. At the Haus, where humans and paranormals reside side by side, everyone in need of the services are welcome. If some happens to fall in love then all the better.

Welcome to the Wiccan Haus.

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So let me tell you a little story. One of my favorite authors has a release coming out in this series. It’s not her first one for this series, but it’s the first one from her since I started reading her books. As I pre-ordered I realized I should probably read the entire series to appreciate the book more. One thing lead to another in this Facebook conversation and the amazing Dominique Eastwick sent me her book, the first in this series. I read this book in a single sitting because I couldn’t put it down.

Shifting Hearts introduces Wiccan Haus, a healing spa run by four siblings, the Rowans. The spa caters to both paranormal beings and humans and during a stay they can and do interact somewhat.

Rekkus is the Spa’s head of security and bodyguard to the Rowan siblings.

As the story begins Dana and her friend Jessie arrive on the ferry. Dana walked away from her wedding and her family has now disowned her. Here she hopes to rejuvenate and formulate some plan for her future. She has nothing left at home, not even a home to return to.

Rekkus finds a watch on the path from the ferry dock and with the help of Cyrus one of the Rowans. He finds the owner and proceeds to her room to return it. This is a favorite scene.

Arriving at the room at the end of the hall, he knocked gently. If she slept, he would leave the piece of jewelry on the doorknob. About to give up when there was no answer, he started to place the jewelry on the knob when the door cracked a bit to reveal a bleary-eyed, disheveled woman, whose skin had to be the softest he had ever seen and called to him to touch it. His inner animal roared to life, and Rekkus reared back like he’d been hit square in the solar plexus. She seemed small compared to his six foot five frame. And every inch of him wanted to take her curvaceous body hard and fast and make her his.

“Can I help you?” She lifted a hand to stifle a yawn.

Centering himself to control his beast, he focused on the item he held. “Sorry to disturb you, Ms. Stone, but I found your watch on the path coming from the ferry. I wanted to return it to you.”

She stared at it, confused, taking it from him. Her fingers barely grazed his hand, but the contact burned. “Thank you. I don’t know how I could have lost it.”

Unable to say anything after her brief touch, Rekkus nodded in what had to make him appear a complete moron.

For a moment, her dark-chocolate colored eyes met his, and his breath hitched.

“Thank you. My grandmother willed this to me, and it’s very special. I don’t know how I can repay you.”

Fuck me. Focusing on her lips, he wondered if they were as soft as they seemed and how they would feel on his body.

“Excuse me?” Clearly offended at what he’d evidently muttered aloud and not waiting for him to say anything more, she closed the door, leaving him standing and staring at the brass seven room number.

“‘ Fuck me?’” He groaned. “Rekkus, you are a right idiot.”

Not only had he said the words aloud, but had a sneaking suspicion he hadn’t come across that watch by accident. He also suspected it wasn’t simply what it appeared. He couldn’t put his finger on it, but something in the timepiece hummed with magic. And he’d long ago stopped believing in happenstance.

Walking down the hall, he let out a growl loud enough to shake the pictures on the beautifully decorated walls.

Damn the Fates.
Dominique Eastwick. Shifting Hearts (Kindle Locations 232-250). Decadent Publishing.

Realization that Dana is his mate makes him determined to avoid her. Alas the fates will have none of that. Not only does she find him well lets say it gets hotter and hotter from here.

5 Contented Purrs for Dominique!

 

Summer More Books

Next Up In This 19 Book Series:

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Summer About the Author

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Award Winning Author, Dominique Eastwick grew up a US Navy Brat, so if there was a Naval base that was probably home. She currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, two children, crazy lab and lazy cat.

Dominique’s love of reading started when she was told to read TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in high school. A book that opened her eyes to the joys of reading and entering into the world of the author. To this day she ranks this book as her favorite.

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Release Day! Carrie Ann Ryan’s Love Restored – Gallagher Brothers – Book 1


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Love Restored
Gallagher Brothers Book 1
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Carrie Ann Ryan

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Summer Blurb

In the first of a Montgomery Ink spin-off series from NYT Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan, a broken man uncovers the truth of what it means to take a second chance with the most unexpected woman…

Graham Gallagher has seen it all. And when tragedy struck, lost it all. He’s been the backbone of his brothers, the one they all rely on in their lives and business. And when it comes to falling in love and creating a life, he knows what it’s like to have it all and watch it crumble. He’s done with looking for another person to warm his bed, but apparently he didn’t learn his lesson because the new piercer at Montgomery Ink tempts him like no other.

Blake Brennen may have been born a trust fund baby, but she’s created a whole new life for herself in the world of ink, piercings, and freedom. Only the ties she’d thought she’d cut long ago aren’t as severed as she’d believed. When she finds Graham constantly in her path, she knows from first glance that he’s the wrong kind of guy for her. Except that Blake excels at making the wrong choice and Graham might be the ultimate temptation for the bad girl she’d thought long buried.

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Summer My Review

Once again Carrie Ann has take my heart and twisted it all around and then fixed it all up.

We met one of the Gallagher brothers in the Montgomery Ink series, Jake is part of Maya Montgomery’s triad. Now we get to meet his brothers. We start with the eldest Graham. Graham is the head of the family and has known much pain in his life. Now he’s not sure what to think the heiress who is in charge of the renovation of her family home. He starts growling at her right from the start, much to the dismay of his brothers. Here is a favorite scene, oh, those first impressions.

As they neared the other entrance, he let out an oath. If anything, the cracking paint and wallpaper, as well as the molding beams, looked even worse than before. If they hadn’t already done a full sweep of the place to make sure it was safe to even stand under the damn roof, he wouldn’t even be inside. This was going to be one hell of a job, and if he’d been in any other mood, and if it had been any other place without the strings that came with it, he might have been more excited about the prospects of being part of the restoration.

The place had good bones, he had to give it that, but that was about it. And, normally, while good bones were the reason he did this job and loved it— at least, usually— sometimes, he wanted to kick someone for letting a place get to this. Yeah, he’d be out of a job in that case, but to see something that had once been so grand and intricate end up the way this place was, hurt.

Buildings needed care, and most of the time, people sucked and didn’t do it.

“You’d think with a family with this kind of money, they’d take care of their shit a little better,” Graham grumbled.

“Good to know what kind of attitude you’ll have on the job,” a sultry voice said from behind him.

Owen mumbled a curse while Murphy’s eyes widened. Graham tightened his jaw. Great. The little heiress was finally here, and now he had to deal with whatever shit she’d brought with her.

He turned on his heel, rolling his shoulders back as he did. The shock to his system at the first look of her was a jolt.

Shit, were heiresses supposed to look that good in a business skirt?

Of course, they are, he thought to himself. They spent all their money on their clothes and whatever they needed to look the way they did, rather than taking care of the important things in their possession like the home they’d once lived in. God forbid this woman get her hands dirty to clean up the mess that the people residing here had left.

Her long brown hair had streaks of lighter colors in it, like blonde and chestnut, though she’d pulled it back in a tight bun at the base of her neck so he couldn’t see how long it was.

Her eyes were large, but not too big for her face, and had this honey brown hue to them that looked as if they might change color in different lighting. Her cheekbones were prominent, but not in the malnourished way that the one chick who’d hit on him at the last site had had. She wore a light brown business jacket with silver buttons over a cream shirt and a very tight skirt that matched the jacket.

If he weren’t already in a pisser of a mood, he might have wanted to see how far that skirt would slide up her legs as he fucked her. Especially with those tall heels she wore that had the little straps at the ankles to keep them in place.

And that was a train of thought he needed to end right now. He didn’t know this woman, and while his groin might have one idea, his brain needed to focus on the fact that someone had neglected this house for years. Yeah, it might not exactly be her fault, but she was here, and he needed someone to blame.
Carrie Ann Ryan. Love Restored (Kindle Locations 210-236).

Blake doesn’t have a choice when it comes to the renovation she is the executor of the estate. It has nothing to do with her other than cause her more pain. She has a life so different from what that home represents. As a the new piercer at Montgomery Ink, she is finding friends but she has a major secret she can’t afford to let out.

Being attracted to Graham is bad for her, she can’t let anyone that close to her, she has too much to lose.

I laughed and cried just like I do with the Montgomery Ink series. The rawest emotions and the hottest scenes ever are in these books. I look forward to meeting the next Gallagher brother up close and personal.

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Carrie Ann Ryan Carrie Ann Ryan

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan never thought she’d be a writer. Not really. No, she loved math and science and even went on to graduate school in chemistry. Yes, she read as a kid and devoured teen fiction and Harry Potter, but it wasn’t until someone handed her a romance book in her late teens that she realized that there was something out there just for her. When another author suggested she use the voices in her head for good and not evil, The Redwood Pack and all her other stories were born.Carrie Ann is a bestselling author of over twenty novels and novellas and has so much more on her mind (and on her spreadsheets *grins*) that she isn’t planning on giving up her dream anytime soon.
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My Review of Elle Boon’s Delta Salvation: Seal Team Phantom Book 1


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Delta Salvation
Seal Team Phantom Book 2
By
Elle Boon

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FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION…For Navy SEAL Kai, he takes that vow seriously. Keeping Alexa safe is his number one priority, even if it means his heart is laid bare.

A NAVY SEAL ‘Failure is never an option’ and Kai lives by that SEAL code. He and his team have rescued Alexa not once, but twice, and now he is faced with the biggest challenge of his life. Alexa has come to mean more than she should, but his life is too dangerous for hearts and roses, and she has had too much heartache to settle for anything less.

A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS… Alexa is tired of all of the curveballs life has thrown at her. The final straw comes when she is confronted with a six foot plus man, who could either be her salvation or her downfall. It is up to her to convince her stubborn SEAL that they are worth taking a chance on.

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE… When Alexa’s past is revealed and she and Kai find out she is not who she thought she was, some of the world’s most wanted come out to play. Can the team keep her alive long enough for her to prove to Kai that what they have is worth fighting for?

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I love this book! Not only do we have seals but we also have shifters, one of whom was a SEAL. Our heroine, Alexa, has no idea why anyone would be after her. A crazy ex-boyfriend put her in the hospital, she has a restraining order against him and now she is supposed to be safe. Yeah right… On the way to her new place he finds her and she is kind of rescued.

In come our heroes they are searching for a traitor and she finds herself under the scrutiny of Kai. Once they have her story and delve further, they realize she needs protection. They set her up once again, only to discover there is more, things she doesn’t know or possibly doesn’t remember. This is a favorite scene as they travel to Rowan’s cabin.

“Aw, luv, you’ll get a chance to do anything you want. When this is over, I will make sure you can.” Kai patted her thigh.

Alexa knew she shouldn’t, but she needed to feel a connection. Her hand landed on top of his, holding him to her. Even with the other man in the vehicle, sitting right next to her, she entwined her fingers with his. To give Tay credit, he never looked up from the laptop he seemed to have connected to him.

If she could build a dream man, Kai Swift would be pretty damn near what she’d have chosen. He was gorgeous. Well built. But what she really loved about him was he didn’t seem to realize he kept reassuring her in little ways, making sure she was comfortable. Seeing to her safety was part of his job, but he went above and beyond that. He didn’t have to allow her to hold his hand, or rub her back when she was freaking out. She’d seen military shows and the detachment they were taught to display.

Kai was doing none of those things. Oh, she could tell he wasn’t sure about what he was doing, but when he turned his hand around on her thigh, her heart nearly stopped.
Boon, Elle. Delta Salvation (Phantom Force, Book 1) (Kindle Locations 1042-1050). Kindle Edition.

A lot of things happen in this book, all of which conspire to make Kai and Alexa fall for each other. Alexa proves more than once she is a strong, willful woman. I also love the inclusion of a wolf shifter pack. Lots of crazy hot sex and a story to keep you turning the pages.

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Elle Boon Elle Boon

Elle Boon lives in Middle-Merica as she likes to say…with her husband, two kids, and a black lab who is more like a small pony. She’s known for her penchant of dropping F-bombs like a boss, needing coffee before she’s human, and blessing so many hearts, she is going for sainthood.

She’d never planned to be a writer, but when life threw her a curve, she swerved with it, being that she’s athletically challenged and all. She loves where this new journey has taken her. She writes what she loves to read, all things romance, whether it’s erotic, contemporary, or paranormal, as long as there is a happily ever after.

Her biggest hope is that after readers have read one of her stories, they fall in love with her characters as much as she did. She loves creating new worlds, and has more just waiting to be written. Elle believes in happily ever afters, and can guarantee you will always get one with her stories.

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My Review of If You Can’t Stand the Heat by Taryn Kincaid


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If You Can’t Stand the Heat
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Taryn Kincaid

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Derek Dunne is a Cordon Bleu-trained food critic for the prestigious New York Monitor, whose scathing review of a popular Italian bistro has driven away all but the most loyal neighborhood patrons.

Lucrezia Serafina DiCicco is a clumsy business school drop-out, working as a chef and scrambling to keep her family’s restaurant afloat, after her father develops diabetes and is banned from his kitchen for his own good.

Now, with The Monitor folding, Derek is searching for his next career path and longing to get back to his first love—cooking—while Lu is desperate for an influx of cash to save the struggling restaurant…even as her father puts his foot down about non-family employees.

Derek and Lu embark on a marriage of inconvenience to save the restaurant. But can Lu ever really trust the man who nearly destroyed her family, who once noted her initials spelled “LSD,” and her food was like a “bad trip?”

Or will it be their hearts on the chopping block?

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You may be wondering from the blurb how any relationship can evolve from a marriage of inconvenience to love. Well let me tell you, it’s gonna take some work. Derek’s scathing review decimated the restaurant and Lu is falling apart trying to save it. Derek being the chef could save it all, but can she bring herself to trust him. This is part of how this strange relationship begins.

“So, do we have a deal?’

She shook her head again. “I’m only half-owner now, as you know from your background search. And, like I said, my dad will never agree. You’d be wasting your breath.”

“Unless I was family?”

She laughed. “What are you going to do, claim you’re my long-lost twin brother? My parents would probably not fall for that. They’ve kept pretty good track of their offspring.”

He picked up her hand and stroked his thumb over the back of her fingers, drawing little patterns over her knuckles. Whoa. She nearly stopped breathing. Then he flipped the palm up and lifted it to his lips, his tongue tracing her love line. Shivers of arousal crept up her spine. “Well, no. I don’t want to be your brother.”

He paused and slanted a look at her from beneath sooty lashes, a look so frankly sexual she melted on the spot. “Meeting you tonight….” He shook his head. His rich voice curled around her, sent little tendrils of desire skittering into forgotten places like kudzu emerging in a post-apocalyptic world. “I don’t know what it is, exactly, Lu. But I’ve been kinda hard since you tossed my drink in my face.” He frowned. “It’s not just the restaurant I want anymore.”

“It isn’t?” she squeaked. Because the heat in his startling eyes, his hand holding hers, the stark pleasure of his lips caressing her flesh, and his deeply masculine voice had turned her as mushy as a failed risotto. She studied his face, searching his earnest expression for any hint of mockery.

“Not by a long shot.” His gaze met hers, honest and candid. She detected no whiff of insincerity. Could he really want her? Could she trust him? After what he’d done, could she ever trust him?
Kincaid, Taryn. If You Can’t Stand the Heat (Kindle Locations 711-725). Decadent Publishing. Kindle Edition.

With a whirlwind marriage with her father’s blessing, Derek starts to win over all of her family, everyone but her that is. What was explosive becomes non-existent once their vows are spoken. Each day becomes a trial as Derek fights to win over his bride.

A story filled with food, family, love, laughter and tears.

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Taryn Kincaid writes hot and sensual paranormal, historical romance and contemporary romance, sometimes spiced with a little humor or a lot of snark. She enjoys pinching and tickling words, and writing stories to warm the heart.

Love wolves? AMBER’S ACE is her third Black Hills Wolves story. The first two, WOLF’S SONG and ANOTHER CHANCE are now on sale for a limited time for 99 cents! WOLF’S SONG introduced the Northridge family of Los Lobos, SD, featuring hunky wolf Brick Northridge. His older brother, Chance takes center stage in ANOTHER CHANCE. And now, with AMBER’S ACE, it’s their twin sister’s story!

Also on sale for a short time now, HER CAPTAIN. Romance is definitely in the signs when a steady-as-she-goes Capricorn Navy SEAL, tangles with the impulsive Aries out to win his heart. They are as combustible together as they are incompatible!

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Cadillac Cowboy by Cynthia D’Alba – Hell Yeah Kindle World


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Cadillac Cowboy
Hell Yeah! Kindle World
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A Texas lawman finds more than fall foliage during a drive in an antique convertible Cadillac to his new home.

Newly-hired Texas cop Shade Gruber agrees to drive his grandmother’s prize car from Chicago to his new home in Big Branch. He expects some car issues. He doesn’t expect to pick up a runaway bride.

On the run from her mobster fiancé, Victoria Vaught dashes from the church thirty minutes before the I Do’s. Stranded in her bridal attire by an unreliable car, she starts walking, needing as far from Chicago as possible.

Their road to love is filled with twists, turns and bumps. Hanging on to the one you love can be roller coaster ride with surprising results.

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Picking up a runaway bride was the last thing Shade expected to do on his way to Texas. The worst part was he knew who she was and she is way out of his league.

Vivian is a Chicago heiress, on the run from her almost husband who is shadier than she could ever imagine. Shade knew but played along at least for a while.

I don’t know which I giggled at more, her first visit to Walmart or to a Waffle House. I think the Waffle House, so here’s a favorite scene.

He chuckled and turned into a Waffle House. “This work for you?”

She rubbed her hands together. “Oh yay. I’ve always wanted to eat at one of these.”

At first, he thought she was making fun of his favorite breakfast spot, but then she hopped from the car with a, “Hurry up.”

He followed her into the small diner, her unconventional outfit of his shirt, sweat pants, and her white heels barely drawing notice at this hour and in this place. But she did need something else to wear. A little farther down the road was a Walmart. She’d probably never even been inside a Walmart.

She’d found a table overlooking the grill. “Do you mind? I want to watch.”

He slid in across from her. “Nope. What are you eating?”

“I don’t know.” There was a sparkle in her eyes he’d never noticed. She looked… well, happy, if the wide smile on her face was any indication.

“Surely you’ve eaten at Waffle House before?”

“Never.” Her voice held a tinge of excitement. “I’ve always wanted to. What’s good?”

“Hmm, waffles,” he suggested.

The responding laugh came from deep in her gut. He knew because he felt it all the way down in his.

She ordered a waffle with pecans, coffee, orange juice, bacon and hash browns with cheese. He told the waitress to bring him the same.

“There is no way you can eat all that,” he said. “You got a hollow leg?”

“You just hide and watch me. I love food like this and I never get to eat any.”

The waitress set two coffees and two juices on the table.

“Why?” he said before taking a sip of his coffee.

“Why what?”

“Why don’t you ever get food like this?”

“Oh, my parents would die. And Cook’s feelings would be hurt if she found out.” And then, as if realizing what she’d said, her gaze dropped to the table. “I mean, Mom’s feelings would be hurt if I didn’t eat what she cooked.”

She was the worst liar ever.
D’Alba, Cynthia. Hell Yeah!: Cadillac Cowboy (Kindle Worlds Novella) (Kindle Locations 390-410). Kindle Worlds. Kindle Edition.

A delightful journey from Chicago to Texas, meeting his family on the way. Some anxious moments wondering about the ex, and her parents. Topped of with sizzling sex and lots of fun.

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Hi Y’All! I’m Cynthia D’Alba from Arkansas.

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Cynthia D’Alba started writing on a challenge from her husband in 2006 and discovered having imaginary sex with lots of hunky men was fun.

She was born and raised in a small Arkansas town. After being gone for a number of years, she’s thrilled to be making her home back in Arkansas living in a vine-covered cottage on the banks of an eight-thousand acre lake. When she’s not reading or writing or plotting, she’s doorman for her two dogs, cook, housekeeper and chief bottle washer for her husband and slave to a noisy, messy parrot. She loves to chat online with friends and fans.

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My Review of Elle Boon’s Delta Recon -Seal Team Phantom Book 2


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Delta Recon
Seal Team Phantom Book 2
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Elle Boon

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A SEAL ON A MISSION…Taylor Rowland spent over a year trying to forget the one woman who was unforgettable. Wounded on a mission, his team turns to Jacqui, the woman who had been haunting his dreams and the last person he expected to assist his friends.

A FIERY AND FEARLESS OFFICER… Jaqui gave her heart and body to Taylor, foolishly thinking he cared as deeply for her as she does him. When he left her without so much as a goodbye, she picked up the pieces and moved on.

A DANGER NEITHER EXPECTED… When Jaqui is sent off in his place to the rainforest of Columbia to help track Jose Medellin, the leader of the Cali de Valle drug cartel wastes no time in abducting the only female on their team. In an instant she’s gone without a trace. Taylor and the rest of the Phantom Force race against the clock to save Jacqui, knowing the horror awaiting her at the cartels hands. Taylor may find her in time to mend her body, but it may be too late to mend her broken heart.

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Once again I have started a series not with book one, I seem to do this a lot. In this case it just made me want the first book more. I love SEAL books and this one is no exception. I also love strong heroines so the fact Jaqui is a Naval Officer is a definite plus.

This book starts off with high drama in the middle of the jungle. This has me holding my breath as her team fights the clock to find her.

Once safe, the reality of being a woman who has escaped the clutches of a cartel becomes a tale of intrigue and determination.
The team she was supporting becomes her protection detail, including Tyler, he SEAL she had replaced on the mission. He was one person she wanted to forget, wanted to hate, but couldn’t help but love. This is a favorite scene occurring right after her parents have an accident that may or may not be cartel related.

Don’t you understand how much you mean to me? Feel that.” He put her palm to his chest. “My heart belongs to you. If something happens to you, my heart may continue to beat, but I won’t continue to live. Sure, I may still breathe, eat, and sleep, but I’ll only be half a man because the other half of me is you. A man can’t really be whole without the love of his life, and that is you for me.”

“Taylor, you shit. I love you so damn much. You about killed me when you left and didn’t come back. For the past year and a half I swear I tried to hate you. God, I tried. Now, with those words, you hold the power to destroy me. If anything happens to you I won’t want to live. If you change your mind, I swear, I will hunt you down and…” she couldn’t continue as he pulled her into his arms and covered her lips with his. The usual all-consuming kiss that ended in their lovemaking was missing, replaced with a poignant one that meant even more. Love poured from him to her.
Boon, Elle. Delta Recon (SEAL Team Phantom Series, Book 2) (Kindle Locations 1385-1392). Kindle Edition.

Fighting for love and to bring down the cartel makes this an intense read and a most satisfying one. Plenty of hot scenes and some hysterical ones with Jaqui’s relatives.

My only complaint is the SEALs were occasionally referred to as soldiers. Navy personal is sailor, not soldier. While some folks may not find this error disturbing, it really stood out for me.

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Elle Boon  Elle Boon

Elle Boon lives in Middle-Merica as she likes to say…with her husband, two kids, and a black lab who is more like a small pony. She’s known for her penchant of dropping F-bombs like a boss, needing coffee before she’s human, and blessing so many hearts, she is going for sainthood.

She’d never planned to be a writer, but when life threw her a curve, she swerved with it, being that she’s athletically challenged and all. She loves where this new journey has taken her. She writes what she loves to read, all things romance, whether it’s erotic, contemporary, or paranormal, as long as there is a happily ever after.

Her biggest hope is that after readers have read one of her stories, they fall in love with her characters as much as she did. She loves creating new worlds, and has more just waiting to be written. Elle believes in happily ever afters, and can guarantee you will always get one with her stories.

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Arc Review of Rhonda Carver’s Roman’s Choice – Saddles and Second Chances Book 1


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Roman’s Choice
Saddles and Second Chances Book 1
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Rhonda Lee Carver

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Five brothers. One ranch. Hold on…things are about to get rough and dirty.

Roman Jericho, and his brothers, are known in Texas for their striking good looks and skill as ranchers–among other things that keep the ladies hot on their tails. The last thing Roman wants, or needs, is another marriage that ends with an empty bank account and bed so he steers clear.

Relationship Guru, Pippa Wilder, is at the top of her career. Two bestselling, self-help books and speaking engagements all over the country, she offers advice that saves marriages. But if only her fans knew how upside down her own love life is. Relationship after relationship fizzled. When she sees tall, strapping, and handsome stroll into the lobby at the Vegas casino, she drops all logic into the slot, pulls the lever and watches her life spin in front of her. She’s lost in smoky blue eyes and callused hands–and that husky Texas twang.

After falling in lust, they do something real crazy. They find themselves drunk on hormones, standing before an Elvis impersonator getting hitched. When all hell breaks loose in the media, to save her career Pippa must save her marriage.

Roman has always been the ‘go-with-the-flow’ type so when his ‘wife’ shows up on his ranch needing his help he’s more than willing to oblige–especially if it means they’ll be husband and wife in every way. He’s got it bad for the petite, spitfire and can’t seem to get enough.

Finding themselves smack-dab in the spotlight and on the cover of trash magazines, Roman isn’t sure he’s cut out to be in the public eye–he wants his wife, but he refuses to be called Mr. Pippa Wilder. Roman realizes it’s time to make a choice…or take the lead. This could be fun, or very messy.

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If ever there were two opposites, it’s Pippa and Roman. Yet it’s a primitive force that has them colliding. An attraction that leaves them both breathless and married.

Now Pippa’s career is on the line, and she needs to make this whirlwind marriage work at least for a little while. Roman was expecting annulment papers not his wife to show up at his ranch. This is a favorite scene.

“These old things?” She tugged at the jeans and gave the toe of her polished boot a kick across the planks of the porch. “I just had this laying around in my closet.”

“I doubt that’s true, but I’m not complaining. I always love when a woman wears her thoughts on her T-shirt. What does this one say?”

She slipped off her flannel and tied it at her waist, showing off the tank she wore underneath. “Free hugs. Can’t beat ‘em.”

“I’d take the offering, but I have a feeling I might want to hear what you have to say first.”

“This might take a while, cowboy. Do you invite girls into your home?”

“Safety first. Can you be trusted?” He lifted a teasing brow.

“Honestly, it depends on the boy. One as sexy as you I might just misbehave.”

He pulled open the screen door and motioned her in. “Then by all means.” His smile was trophy-worthy.

She had one foot over the threshold when he caught her by the shoulder, stopping her in her tracks. He leaned in, bringing his wide chest so close to her nipples that his heat was like a magnet, making the buds swell and throb. His spicy scent swirled around her nostrils, teasing her, intoxicating her. Would he kiss her? Oh how she hoped he would.

He plucked something from her hair and held it out for her view. “A piece of straw. You’re turning into a country girl.” He laughed, causing her libido to stir like a witch’s brew.
Rhonda Lee Carver. Roman’s Choice(Saddles and Second Chances Book 1) (Kindle Locations 845-855). Kindle Edition.

She arrived with a plan to save her career, not necessarily the marriage. With the spotlight on the relationship, tension abounds and their relationship heats up. I had to giggle a bit as Pippa takes on the role of a rancher’s wife. Learning to cook and doing other chores all while juggling appearances for her book.

Add in the ex-wife and an interfering manager and drama abounds. Can this relationship survive and do they really want it to? A page turning read to find all the answers.

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Rhonda lee Carver Rhonda Lee Carver

Rhonda Lee Carver is a published book writer with a collection of print and eBooks under her wing. She is also a freelance editor. Her first book was published with Wild Rose Press in 2010.

She writes everything from contemporary to steamy to paranormal to suspense…you name it, she’s written it. Her specialty is writing men who love to get their hands dirty—hardworking, blue collar, heroes in everyday life.

When Rhonda isn’t crafting edge-of-your-seat, sizzling novels, you’ll find her with her children and husband watching soccer, watching a breathtaking movie, traveling to exotic places (with Bora Bora on her bucket list), doing (or trying) yoga, saving cats and dogs, and finding new ways to keep life interesting.

Rhonda thrives on making her readers happy. She believes life can be a challenge, but reading is a place where fantasy comes to life. Her motto: “Everyone deserves romance—one page at a time.“

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