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RELEASE BLITZ ~ Claiming Holly by Aria Cole & Mila Crawford is Available Now! Genre: #HolidayRomance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holly Thompson was struggling to get by. Between trying to pay her bills and taking care of her six-year-old niece, she worried if she’d have enough money for their next meal.

But when she saw an ad in the paper, she realized maybe there was light at the end of the tunnel.

Bryant Sommers was a hotshot NHL player. He had everything anyone could want, even though he had no one to share it with. And he was happy with that.

But he had to prove to his manager that he was committed in all aspects of his life—including being in a relationship.

That’s where Holly came in.

What started out as a business arrangement turned into so much more.

And now all he could think about was claiming Holly.

 

 

Mila Crawford

 

 

Mila Crawford is a book lover and has been around them one way or another her whole life. She is a fan of happily ever afters, sassy heroines, over the top alphas, and most of all safe reads.

Aria Cole

 

 

Aria Cole is a thirty-something housewife who once felt bad for reading dirty books late at night, until she decided to write her own. Possessive alpha men and the sassy heroines who love them are common, along with a healthy dose of irresistible insta-love and happily ever afters so sweet your teeth may ache.

For a safe, off-the-charts HOT, and always HEA story that doesn’t take a lifetime to read, get lost in an Aria Cole book!
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📝REVIEW 📝~ 🎄 ~ Claiming Holly by Mila Crawford & Aria Cole ~ Genre: #HolidayRomance ~ Release Date: November 28th 2018

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CLAIMING HOLLY

By

Aria Cole & Mila Crawford

Genre:  #Romance #HolidayRomance #ChristmasRomance #OTTAlpha #InstaLoveLust #Standalone

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5  *Gorgeous cover!

Publication:  November 28th 2018

Read:  November 24th 2018  *(ARC provided by Adrent Prose PR)

Kindle Edition:  90 pages

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Synopsis:

Holly Thompson was struggling to get by. Between trying to pay her bills and taking care of her six-year-old niece, she worried if she’d have enough money for their next meal.

But when she saw an ad in the paper, she realized maybe there was light at the end of the tunnel.


Bryant Sommers was a hotshot NHL player. He had everything anyone could want, even though he had no one to share it with. And he was happy with that.

But he had to prove to his manager that he was committed in all aspects of his life—including being in a relationship.

That’s where Holly came in.

What started out as a business arrangement turned into so much more.

And now all he could think about was claiming Holly.

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My Review:

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars!
Cute, sexy story featuring an OTT possessive alpha.
This book was pretty short and one that I gobbled up pretty quickly. Holly was a down on her luck single mom, just trying to afford life. I liked Holly a lot. Despite her unfortunate circumstances, she was strong and independent. Her daughter was sweet and adorable and her character added some depth to the story. Bryant was not my favorite. Unfortunately, because of his dominant, possessive persona, it took some time to warm up to him. Eventually he grew on me because of how he treated Holly and her daughter. Just like with any OTT alpha, Bryant was intense but he treated Holly with tenderness.

Holly interviews for a position which will force her to spend a lot of time with Bryant. He needs a hired girlfriend to prove to his boss he can be a family man. Bryant is a pro-hockey athlete and striving for the captain position for his teamHis manager convinced him that hiring a girlfriend will make him look better to managment. Of course, Bryant does not intend to keep a girlfriend once he gets the captain position. Ha! Once he set eyes on Holly, his attraction is instant and strong. Bryant has no intentions of letting her go. Ever!

As I said, this was a quick, fun and sexy read. A perfect addition to my holiday reads thus far.

This is my honest and unbiased opinion. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ Brantley’s Way: Running M Ranch #1 ~ by Author KL Donn ~ Genre: #Romance #CowboyRomance ~ Release Date: March 8th 2018 ~ 5 Stars!

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BRANTLEY’S WAY

By

KL Donn

Genre:  #Romance #CowboyRomance #SomeSuspense #Instlove

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Series:  Running M Ranch Book #1

POV:  First-person alternating perspectives

Kindle Edition:  184 pages

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Synopsis:

Brantley Marbury lived and breathed the life of a rancher.
The Running M Ranch, his stallions, were worth more than gold.
After losing his father he was thrust into the role of sole proprietor sooner than anticipated. He’s not complaining though.
After six generations of Marbury’s running the RMR, he knew where his life was headed.
What he didn’t know was that the girl from feed store was going to consume him deeper than the ranch. He didn’t know he was going to love her more either.

Adilynn James had dreams of getting out of Hixson, Texas from the moment she could talk.
She wanted to grow up, go to school, travel the world. Marriage and children were in the plan. Someday.
Well she grew up, she started school. Travelling didn’t happen.
Marriage and babies?
Brantley Marbury is doing his damnedest to change her mind.

Except… After one too many drinks, a deal gone bad, and a predator on the prowl, they may never make it to the marriage part of their dreams.
Let alone the babies.

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📝My Review📝:

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars!

This was definitely a book I had a hard time putting down! Too much going on and I was so engrossed in needing my happy ending. Brantley’s Way is not your typical cowboy romance. That just means the main focus in this book was not ranch life. While Brantley himself is a possessive and protective alpha, Adilynn is strong and protective as well. Unfortunately, while Ady takes care of others, there is no one taking care of her. Ady needs caring just as much as the younger brother she adores and protects as well as the horses she cares for. For all her weaknesses, I found Ady to be a remarkably strong, young woman. I admired her spirit and loyal, loving, caring personality. I hated the horrific situations she was forced to endure and I hated her mother a hundred times more. My only disappointment in this book was that I didn’t get to see karma bite Ady’s nasty mother in the a**!

There is a good deal of characters introduced in this book and I can only hope the author will write about them. Another reason I loved this book was because of my love for horses and all things cowboys. Yeah, I admit it, this is my favorite romance trope. One more plus for me is that I found a new author to stalk. While I have seen KL Donn’s name all around the book-loving community, Brantley’s Way was my first read by her. She has over twenty available books to chose from. Actually, I already know what I’ll be reading by KL Donn next. You’ll just have to wait for my next review to find out. 😉

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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AVAILABLE NOW! ~ Just One Night: A Tantalizing Trope Novella Two ~ Author: Dee Ellis ~ Genre: Romance ~ Release Date: August 17th 2018 ~ Review included below the post! 👇

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JUST ONE NIGHT

A Tantalizing Trope Novella

By

Dee Ellis

Genre:  #Romance #Novella #Instalove/Lust

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It Started With a Selfie…. 🧡💗
After coming to New York City for love just to lose it, Ella Foster is trying to find something she loves. Instead, she finds something someone else lost. Someone who loves to take filthy selfies that do a number on Ella and her lady parts. Returning a lost cell phone with some of her own filthy selfies might end up finding Ella just what she was looking for. 💗🧡
Knox Kinkaid is all about the visuals. How his growing hotel empire looks, how he looks in the mirror and yeah, how he looks pleasing the women in his life. Too bad proof of such visuals–his phone filled with selfies and yes, videos–gets lost. Or so, he thinks. After Ella offers to return it, he does not expect to find the visuals she leaves him.
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Once he does, Knox knows he has to have Just One Night with Ella. •• **Warning this is a super steamy one-night-stand becoming something-more romance novella. Quick, fast and hard. Panty melting. Kindle igniting. You have been warned!**

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Amazon AU: bit.ly/JONAmazonAU

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My Review

5 Stars

I loved this book so much! From the blurb you have a good idea what is happening and I loved the premise of this story. It’s one I don’t think I’ve read before. At least I don’t remember if I did. This was a well-written novella with a fast pace. It took me less than two hours to read it. I couldn’t get to the next page fast enough. The main H/h were both lovable. Each had a distinct personality completely different from the other. They were opposites in many ways; Ella’s submissive to Knox’s dominant and possessive persona meshed very well. Additionally there was respect and tenderness between them. They were completely made for each other.

Every moment Knox and Ella were together was intense and sinfully sexy with the added emotion of tenderness. I truly loved this book! I had so many favorite and memorable moments that will stay with me for a while. While there were many sexy and intimate moments between Knox and Ella, the moment that stands out as my favorite was their very first kiss. Hot damn that was hot. I felt that kiss all the down to my toes and back.

Knox is a wealthy hotel mogul while Ella is a dance teacher. They meet because Ella found Knox’s cell phone in a park. From their first text, they were drawn to each other. I felt their chemistry burning hot before they actually met face to face. Their relationship was on the side of unconventional but it worked for them. What they had together was what they both needed and it worked for me as a reader. I felt pulled in to the fictional world with them.

I won’t say much more because this book is pretty short but it definitely does pack a proverbial romantic punch. Totally swoon inducing. I have read all the books available by this author and I admit I have a few favorite heroes. Knox is definitely in the top 5. I loved this book and I believe you will as well! It’s short, intense, and swoon-worthy. ❤

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Title: Just One Night (A Tantalizing Trope Novella) ~ Author: Dee Ellis ~ Genre: Romance, Novella, Standalone ~ Release Date: August 17th 2018

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JUST ONE NIGHT

A Tantalizing Trope Novella Standalone

By

Dee Ellis

Genre:  #Romance #StandaloneNovella #InstaloveLust

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  August 17th 2018

Read:  June 30th 2018  (ARC)

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Series:  A Tantalizing Trope Novellas:  Fighting For Her:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35899462-fighting-for-her

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Just One Night:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40664139-just-one-night

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*These two novellas are unrelated

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SYNOPSIS:

It Started With a Selfie….

After coming to New York City for love just to lose it, Ella Foster is trying to find something she loves. Instead, she finds something someone else lost. Someone who loves to take filthy selfies that do a number on Ella and her lady parts. Returning a lost cell phone with some of her own filthy selfies might end up finding Ella just what she was looking for.

Knox Kinkaid is all about the visuals. How his growing hotel empire looks, how he looks in the mirror and yeah, how he looks pleasing the women in his life. Too bad proof of such visuals–his phone filled with selfies and yes, videos–gets lost. Or so, he thinks. After Ella offers to return it, he does not expect to find the visuals she leaves him.

Once he does, Knox knows he has to have Just One Night with Ella.

**Warning this is a super steamy one-night-stand becoming something-more romance novella. Quick, fast and hard. Panty melting. Kindle igniting. You have been warned!**

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MY REVIEW:

 Just One Night (A Tantalizing Trope Novella Book #2)Just One Night by Dee Ellis

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars

I loved this book so much! From the blurb you have a good idea what is happening and I loved the premise of this story. It’s one I don’t think I’ve read before. At least I don’t remember if I did. This was a well-written novella with a fast pace. It took me less than two hours to read it. I couldn’t get to the next page fast enough. The main H/h were both lovable. Each had a distinct personality completely different from the other. They were opposites in many ways; Ella’s submissive to Knox’s dominant and possessive persona meshed very well. Additionally there was respect and tenderness between them. They were completely made for each other.

Every moment Knox and Ella were together was intense and sinfully sexy with the added emotion of tenderness. I truly loved this book! I had so many favorite and memorable moments that will stay with me for a while. While there were many sexy and intimate moments between Knox and Ella, the moment that stands out as my favorite was their very first kiss. Hot damn that was hot. I felt that kiss all the down to my toes and back.

Knox is a wealthy hotel mogul while Ella is a dance teacher. They meet because Ella found Knox’s cell phone in a park. From their first text, they were drawn to each other. I felt their chemistry burning hot before they actually met face to face. Their relationship was on the side of unconventional but it worked for them. What they had together was what they both needed and it worked for me as a reader. I felt pulled in to the fictional world with them.

I won’t say much more because this book is pretty short but it definitely does pack a proverbial romantic punch. Totally swoon inducing. I have read all the books available by this author and I admit I have a few favorite heroes. Knox is definitely in the top 5. I loved this book and I believe you will as well! It’s short, intense, and swoon-worthy. ❤

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Title: Unbelievable Faith ~ Book Two of the Fated Mates Duet ~ Author: Jess Byrant ~ Genre: Romance, Paranormal Romance, Romantic Suspence ~ Release Date: July 13th 2018

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UNBELIEVABLE FAITH

Book Two In The Fated Mates Duet

By

Jess Bryant

Genre:  #Romance #ParanormalRomance #RomanticSuspense

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  July 13th 2108

Read:  June 25th 2018  (ARC)

POV:  Third-person alternating perspectives

Series:  Fated Mates Duet:  Unbreakable Bond; Unbelievable Faith

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Synopsis:

Fate can be cruel.

Luna DeLuca has lost everything except for her faith in herself. Kidnapped, tortured and threatened by a male that’s already killed half her family, she knows the only way to save the other half is by offering herself up to him. To save her sisters, she’s willing to do anything, even accept a claim from a male that isn’t her mate, a mark on her soul that will ruin her forever. But if this is what her family needs, what her pack needs, she’ll do it to save them all.

Fate can be twisted.

Michael Hudson thought his mission to save the neighboring Crescent pack was about helping out a friend. He thought it was about avenging an attack on his own. But the second he sets his eyes on the beautiful girl locked away in a dank basement he knows she’s why he was put on the face of this planet. She’s the reason he’s here. She’s everything. She’s his. His mate. His fate. His future. Only, she bears the scent of another and is nothing like what he imagined his fated mate to be.

But fate can also be kind.

As brave as she is, Luna’s wolf is submissive and submissive wolves aren’t meant to lead packs. They aren’t meant to be Queens. She knows that. So does Michael. But when he refuses to give up on her, refuses to walk away or back down, she begins to see why fate put them together. She softens him and he strengthens her and maybe, just maybe, if they believe in fate enough they can find their way to forever.

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My Review:

Unbelievable Faith (Book 2 in the Fated Mates Duet)Unbelievable Faith by Jess Bryant

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars!!!!!

After reading book one, I could not wait to get my hands on Michael and Luna’s story! I loved the first book so much and book two was even better. If that is even possible! Jess Bryant is an amazingly talented author. I have loved everything I have read by her so far! The fated Mates duet is her first dive into the world of paranormal, specifically wolf shifters. I love shifter romances and have read many. So I can say with confidence that Jess Bryant is the author of two of my all time favorites. Yeah, I know…I’ll tone down the fan-girling, lol.

So we meet Michael in book one, Unbreakable Bond. That book was incredible, just saying. Michael is alpha to his pack. His brother, Rafe has returned from wandering for four years. Rafe finds his mate in Michael’s best friend Zoey. But Michael is not far off from finding his own mate.

And thank God he does! There are a lot of characters in these two books. There is a lot going on in the plot as well. I am not going to say anything that will spoil this book for you. Though I will tell you that when Luna and Michael meet for the first time, it’s not a minute too soon. He saves her. And from that moment forward, Michael will not let Luna go. The heat, chemistry and tension between Luna and Michael was palpable. It was intense and I felt it all. Damn this book was hot! Those two together were sinful but at the same time I found them adorable.

Michael Hudson is a total book boyfriend!

As I mentioned there is a lot going on. All the feel are present. Another aspect present for me was surprise. I didn’t see a few things coming and that fact only added to my enjoyment. By the way, Jess, I love where you went with Darius. That was so perfect! I wish there was more on that.

If I have any disappointment with this book, It’s that it ended all too soon. Luckily, the author has more planned for us with the Crescent Wolves in the future. I can’t wait!

If you are looking for a fast-paced, intense read within the paranormal genre, I highly recommend this duet. If you are new to paranormal, I highly recommend you give these books a try. You won’t be sorry.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

FOR MY REVIEW OF UNBREAKABLE BOND:  📝REVIEW📝 ~ Title: Unbreakable Bond ~ Fated Mates Duet Book One ~ Author: Jess Bryant ~ Genre: Romance, Paranormal/Wolf Shifters ~ Release Date: May 15th 2018

📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Title: Coming Unplugged ~ Series: Coming To Carson Book Six ~ Author: Renee Harless ~ Genre: Romantic Suspense, Contemporary Romance ~ Release Date: June 27th 2018

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COMING UNPLUGGED

Coming To Carson Book Six

By

Renee Harless

Genre:  #ContemporaryRomance #RomanticSuspense

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  June 27th 2018

Read:  June 24th 2018  (ARC)

POV:  Third-person alternating perspectives

Series:  Coming To Carson: https://www.goodreads.com/series/205927-welcome-to-carson

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Synopsis:

He’s a rockstar that can have any woman he wants,
but he has his sights set on his brother’s best friend.

Ryker always felt that he lived in the shadows of his genius twin brother, Jameson; no amount of platinum records or devoted fans can change that. Especially when the most beautiful woman he’s ever seen crashes his sister’s wedding and rushes into his brother’s arms. He wants her more than he has ever wanted anything and, brother be damned, he is determined to make her his.

Norah is in trouble. She has spent years perfecting a secret device for the government only to have it stolen. On a whim, she enlists the help of her best friend, Jameson. What she never expects is to meet her best friend’s brother and for him to offer more than just protection, he offers his heart.

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My Review:

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars

Holy heck in a hand basket! Yeah I said that. Have to come up with cheesy appropriate phrases these day so my reviews don’t get rejected. Pity, though because I believe true expression is important. But whatever.

This book! This series! This author!

When I discovered my first Coming To Carson book, it was exciting. I had never read this author and finding new authors to love is always a great experience. Renee Harless quickly became a fave for me to the point that I frequently stalk her pages. I have to make sure I don’t miss any new release info. An important aspect for me when reading is that I need the feels. I don’t have to have them all, but I do need a balance. A book with just tragedy and angst is not a “go to” for me. However, if there is a good amount of suspense as well as humor, I’m sold. And for me, that is what the Coming To Carson series establishes. I would categorize this series as romantic suspense with humor, a quirky, loyal small town, a mix of fun and serious secondary characters, plenty of sexy moments with the perfect amount of tension and an amazing HEA. Of course I will say that each new book is my favorite, lol.

While all of the books I have read by this author have a steady pace, I found Coming Unplugged had a faster pace. Once I picked up my Kindle, I could not put it down. Oh, no. There is so much excitement in this one that I had to keep reading until I got my happily-ever-after. The point I am trying to get across it this…..Renee Harless is an author you should add to your “must read” list.

Ryker and Norah…..
Ryker and his twin Jameson are the last of the Connolly family to have books. This is Ryker and Norah’s story. I believe Jameson will be next. And while that is the end of the family, there are a few citizens in Carson that I can only pray, Renee Harless will give attention to.

That said…..Ryker is a famous rock star who just recently decided, along with his band members, to take a break from touring. Ryker loves his career but lately, as he watched his siblings find love, he feels as if he is missing out. Ryker is very close to his family. That was another aspect I loved about this series. The closeness and loyalty between the Connolly family was amazing. Though Ryker is only 23 years old, he has a much older soul. He is very mature and his persona was realistic despite his young age.

Norah is more of an introvert. While I found her personality to be intelligent, independent and sweet, Norah was innocent in many ways. I enjoyed watching her fall in love with a rock star.

So I have to say this….the dynamic between Ryker and Norah is electric. I can best describe their attraction as instant love/lust. Truly, this book takes place over the course of several days. Ryker and Norah fell instantly in love. While this may be cheesy for some readers, I loved it. There was so much going on in the book, ie: danger, suspense, that I never felt their relationship too over the top. Hey, if I was Norah I’d fall in love with Ryker immediately as well. You should realize, that this is book six in the series and throughout the other books, we get glimpses into the other family members lives. So I already knew Ryker. I knew he was a great character and would be an even greater hero.

I could go on and on about this book and my love for this series. I won’t though. I want you to experience Ryker and Norah without any spoilers from me. This series does not have to be read in order. However I recommend it. You will love the quirky, protective town of Carson and it’s loyal citizens.

The burb will give you enough perspective to interest you so I won’t summarize this book in this review. All I can add here is that I loved it and I hope you will too. If you haven’t yet read this author, it’s time to change that.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you or taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ Title: Mustang Maverick ~ Author: Dee Ellis ~ Genre: Contemporaty Romance, Alcohol addtion ~ Release Date: May 31st 2108

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By

Dee Ellis

Genre:  #ContemporaryRomance (Some dark moments dealing with alcohol addition)

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Publication:  May 31st 2018

Read:  May 29th 2018  (ARC)

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Add to Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39703196-mustang-maverick

Synopsis:

Chevi Lane runs with the big boys. Being CEO of a fast-paced, cut-throat boutique auto company, she has to. You might not even tell the difference if not for her hourglass figure, pretty face and wicked tongue. Chevi’s on a fast track to change the world, one auto build at a time. It takes one man to teach her how to slow down.

Jet Maverick is not just ten years her junior, he’s a lifetime behind her in lots of places that matter. Except, Jet knows how to take apart a car and put it back together in a few hours, how to design a genius hybrid engine that could put Mustang on top, and how to fine-tune her body like no one else before. Bonus? He talks like Romeo and looks like an underwear model.

Can Chevi trust the young intern with not just her company’s future, but her heart?

 

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My Review:

Mustang MaverickMustang Maverick by Dee Ellis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars

This book is emotional. All the feel are present on the pages and ended up in my heart. I was gutted at times for the issues that Jet and Chevi dealt with. Specifically Chevi.

Chevi is a successful business woman. She runs an auto boutique and is never happier than when she is creating custom automobiles with her two cousins, Bolton and Bentley. Loved those two! While Chevi is a success as far as her bank account goes, she is a mess inside. Chevi is dealing with so many issues and my heart hurt for her. I will say that she is not perfect. Despite the author doing a great job at helping me understand what Chevi was dealing with, she frustrated me at times with her hot and cold behavior towards Jet. There was one particular moment in the book I really did not like her. After that scene, I wasn’t sure I could like her. But in the end everything was moving as it should and I was able to get past my dislike of her.

Jet on the other hand was perfect. He has been through a lot of disappointments in his life leading himself to believe he was unworthy of good things happening to him. That mind-set of Jet’s broke my heart. He was no alpha, but when he put his mind to something, he saw it through. Even if it looked as if he would be unsuccessful, he didn’t give up. So glad he didn’t give up on Chevi because she needed him. He needed her. Jet is intensely possessive and protective. Loved that trait in him.

I won’t give you any spoilers but I will tell you that this book gives us the struggles of alcohol addition and how it is effecting our heroine. While I don’t personally have any experience with this subject, I thought the author did a great job at helping me understand. Mustang Maverick is an intense, emotional and extremely sexy story of two people who truly needed each other to fight the demons in their lives. The end of the book has a couple of incredible epilogues that left me sighing and swooning. I’m so happy I got to read Jet and Chevi’s story. Their HEA was well deserved!

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ Title: Unbreakable Bond ~ Fated Mates Duet Book One ~ Author: Jess Bryant ~ Genre: Romance, Paranormal/Wolf Shifters ~ Release Date: May 15th 2018

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UNBREAKABLE BOND

Fated Mates Duet Book One

By

Jess Bryant

Genre:  #Romance #ParanormalRomance #Shifters #WolfShifters

My Rating:  

Cover:  5

Publication:  Expected Release Date, May 15th 2018

Read:  May 3rd 2018  (ARC)

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

Add to Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/bo…/show/39788871-unbreakable-bond

Synopsis:

Sometimes fate gets it all wrong.

Zoey Kent has lived with that fact ever since she turned eighteen and learned that the man she loved could never be hers. He’s a born shifter, a wolf, and she’s a mere human. Fate doesn’t care if on paper they’re a perfect pair. She isn’t his fated mate and she’s resigned herself to the knowledge that someday, she’ll have to watch Michael mate with another. It’s never crossed her mind that there might be someone else out there for her, that she would be the one to mate another, to choose another over everything she’s ever known or wanted.

Sometimes fate gets it all right.

Rafe Hudson left his pack behind years ago. Physically and mentally scarred from an attack that left his parents and twin dead, he walked away from his responsibilities as Alpha. He never intended to return but lone wolf or not, he can’t leave Michael open to an attack he’s learned is coming for his only brother. What he didn’t know was that going home would mean scenting his mate, the one person in the world that could make him whole again, that could give him everything he thought he’d lost. His pack, his home and his family.

But fate always has a plan.

There’s no way Michael’s brother is her future, is there? Just like there’s no way that the girl his brother has loved since they were kids, was always meant to be his, right?

Only fate knows why they were brought together but there is one thing for sure, the sparks between Zoey and Rafe are undeniable. The bond between them is unbreakable. And together… they’ll change the face of the pack forever.

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My Review:

Unbreakable Bond (Book 1 in the Fated Mates Duet)Unbreakable Bond by Jess Bryant

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars!

When I finished this book I was so full of melancholy. The book hangover I’m experiencing is killing me and it has been less than 24 hours since I finished reading. To make my melancholy even greater, I dreamt about these sexy, possessive wolf shifters. At least I had an adventure of my own. 😉

So you must be wondering why I’m telling you this. I just wanted you to understand how this book effected me. I loved it so much. I want more! That said I will do my best to articulate my thoughts here. Not going to be easy.

Jess Bryant hasn’t written anything I didn’t love. So when I saw she was taking a turn into the paranormal/shifters world, there was no doubt I wasn’t diving in. I love shifter romance.

Unbreakable Bond is one of the best shifter romances I’ve ever read. And I have read a lot.

This book is part of a duet and does end in a cliffhanger. However, the main H/h of this book, Rafe and Zoey have their HEA. The duet will continue as the plot continues and Rafe’s brother Michael will find his own HEA.

Without giving too much away…….Rafe returns to his home and pack after years of self-exile. He has one reason for returning but things gets even more complicated when he discovers his mate. I loved how possessive he was. And let me tell you that Rafe exudes possessiveness. Oh Lord! He was so gruff and sexy. Totally alpha. Nothing was going to stand in his way of claiming his mate. Even if he had to fight his own brother. While I definitely describe Rafe as protective, possessive, dominant and sexy, he has this adorableness about him. You’d have to read this book to see what I mean.

Zoey was so sweet and innocent through the first pages. My heart broke for her sadness. She always thought she would end up with Michael. But he wasn’t her fated mate so that was not possible. She was lost and lonely. But when Rafe comes back, Zoey has a whole new attitude. Her persona does a 180. While Rafe is possessive of her, Zoey discovers how much she needs and wants Rafe. Yes, this is instant attraction but if you read shifter romances, then you know this is their way.

Zoey and Rafe had some obstacles to get over. There is angst, some suspense and despite the intensity on the pages, I couldn’t help but smile often. This book is very entertaining. As I mentioned earlier, this duet continues with Michael. There is a continuing threat to their pack, their lives. And most importantly, Michael will find his mate. I don’t want to give anything away but I can tell you the epilogue will give you more than just a hint at whats’s to come.

I loved this book so much! I absolutely recommend it as a must read.
This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

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