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📝Review📝 For: “The Sheriff’s Baby Bargain” (Angel Point #1) by Susan Lute, Genre: Contemporary Romance, Release Date: April 20th 2020! ~ My Rating: 5🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

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The Sheriff’s Baby Bargain
Angel Point #1

By
Susan Lute
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Genre:  #Romance #ContemporaryRomance #SmallTownSeries #SweerRomance

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  April 20th 2020

Read:  March 13th 2020  *Review copy provided by Tule Publishing Group

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Synopsis:

She’s just what the doctor ordered… but never knew he needed

U.S. Marshal-turned-Sheriff Taylor James can trace her family back to the original thirteen Marshals appointed by George Washington. She’s good at her job, but once they find out she’s the local law, she can’t get even one of her dates to stay past the appetizers. Her plan? Convince good friend and hot neighbor Dr. Gabriel Adams to give her dating lessons since his dance card is always full.

A survivor of childhood leukemia with no guarantee his remission will last, Gabe lives by two rules: Don’t get emotionally involved and don’t let his well organized life spiral out of control. When he’s given a baby, with his name on her birth certificate, he needs Taylor’s help. But dangling dating lessons in exchange? If that will get the dedicated sheriff to lend a helping hand, could it be a bargain worth making?

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My 📝Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

The Sheriff's Baby Bargain (Angel Point, #1)The Sheriff’s Baby Bargain by Susan Lute

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Oh, wow!
I just loved this book! While some of the story was a little predictable, there were original elements that were new to me. I honestly thought the ending might go a bit different from how it actually did. And while that was just a teeny bit disappointing, I found after reading the last page, that I couldn’t have been happier that Gabe and Taylor found their happily-ever-after. I finished this book several days ago and this couple, this book is still on my mind.

All the characters in this story added more complexity and enjoyment for me. Especially Daisy and Rose. And while there were plenty of secondary characters, that fact did not take the spotlight away from Gabe and Taylor. The synopsis of this book does a good job letting you know what to expect but the talent in which this author weaved this story made The Sheriff’s Baby Bargain so much more. There was some angst, suspense and even some guessing on my part. I don’t want to say there are dark elements to this story, but there is a bit of a cloud shadowing all the happy. As, I mentioned, I wasn’t 100% sure how this book was going to end. But I’m so pleased with how it did.

This is the first in the Angel Point series. I am so in love with this small, enchanting town and I can’t wait to see what comes next. I definitely recommend this sweet romance!

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

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📝Review📝: ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~Christmas for the Deputy (Bad Boys of Last Stand Book 2) by Nicole Helm, #ChristmasRomance with bit of suspense is Available Now!

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Christmas For The Deputy
Bad Boys of Last Stand #2

By
Nicole Helm

Genre:  #Romance #ChristmasRomance #HolidayRomance #SingleParentRomance #LiteSuspense

My Rating:  4

Cover:  4

Publication:  October 17th 2019

Read:  October 15th 2019  *ARC provided via Tule Publishing

Kindle:  210 pages

POV:  Third-person alternationg perspectives

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Synopsis:

Will he face his past or run from his future?

Ethan Thompson has been a part of the Martin family since he was a troubled teen and Susannah Martin saved him. He’s always done everything in his power to help the Martins, especially oldest daughter Penelope. But he’s always made sure to keep himself just separate enough to safeguard his heart against the straight-talking beauty.

Pen Martin-Wakefield moved home to Last Stand, Texas, with her three girls hoping it would give them all a fresh start after her husband’s tragic death. She’s ready to move on, and as she deals with the stresses of a holiday season and a broken arm, she realizes Ethan is always the one she’s leaned on.

Ethan’s determined to resist Pen and her girls. He’s got too many secrets and scars to be any good for them, but as a Christmas in Last Stand works its magic, Ethan begins to find out just how tenacious Pen is and how lonely his heart has been.

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📝My Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Christmas for the Deputy (Bad Boys of Last Stand, #2)Christmas for the Deputy by Nicole Helm

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A beautiful love story. Just when you think you might never be the recipient of the most intense love, faith steps in and gives you the greatest of gifts. First I want to tell you that I read
Homecoming for the Cowboy
prior to this, which is the first book in the Bad Boys of Last Stand series. While Christmas For The Deputy is a standalone, I believe my enjoyment of the book was better because I had a prior understanding of all these wonderful characters. And of course, I can’t wait for the next book in the series.

Ethan and Pen…..
These two characters were so deserving of a happily-ever-after. Each has issues from their past that they are trying to live with. The best part was when they each realized that they weren’t really living at all; just existing to please everyone but themselves. Until they understood that they could help each other. All that was needed was patience, trust, understanding and love. Of course, these emotions were not easily obtained for Ethan and Pen. My favorite part of this book were all the hurdles they had to jump to find their HEA. It was not easy. There were several angsty aspects going on at once. Pen was a very strong character and I loved her determination and the fact she never gave up, despite her emotional baggage.

There is an emotional past in both Ethan and Pen’s lives. The best part? There is a beautiful future ahead for them. I’m not going into details as this is a pretty quick read. The pace and flow of the story is steady and you’ll eat up the pages in no time.

An even better bonus? Christmas for the Deputy takes place during the Christmas holidays. If you’ve visited Last Stand via other authors of Tule Publishing, you’ll know how special this town and its residents are.

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

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📝REVIEW📝: On the Market (The Texas BBQ Brothers, #1) by Audrey Wick ~ Genre: Small-town Contemporary Romance ~ Expected Release Date: July 11th 2019 ~ My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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On The Market

By

Audrey Wick

Series:  The Texas BBQ Brothers Book One

Genre:  #Romance #SmallTownRomance #ContemporaryRomance #CleanRomance

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Read: April 25th 2019  *ARC provided by Tule Publishing

Publication:  July 11th 2019  (subject to change)

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

Add To Goodreads:  On The Market

Synopsis:

Will she be the secret ingredient to his happiness?

Valerie Perry has just inherited her grandmother’s home in Last Stand, Texas, a far cry in the country from her city life as an organic grocery buyer in San Antonio. Her methodical daily routine suits her just fine, so she aims to freshen up the property, sell it, and take her funds back to the city. She’s only got two weeks during her vacation to make this happen. Now is the time to cash in and get out.

The oldest Hutchinson son, who people around town know as “Hutch,” is a third generation local who is poised to take over the family business with his brother, Cole. The barbeque brothers have very different ideas about the future of their restaurant, “The Hut.” Just when he thought his biggest headache was his job, Hutch meets Valerie and both their worlds are upended. He’s drawn to this fish out of water, but Valerie’s time in Last Stand has an expiration date.

Their sweet and saucy styles don’t mix, but can they both find the recipe to a happy future?

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📝My Review📝:

On the Market (The Texas BBQ Brothers, #1)On the Market by Audrey Wick

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
We’re back in Last Stand for a new series: The BBQ Brothers by Audrey Wick. While I’ve read dozens of authors from Tule Publishing, Audrey Wick is a new-to-me author.

While there are other books that take place in Last Stand, Texas, this is my first one written with this small, charming town as its backdrop. I adore small-town romances with fun-loving, witty and loyal characters. And this town has an abundance of all.

Valerie and Hutch…..
Valerie is in Town to sell her beloved grandmother’s house. She has two weeks to make the small, charming bungalow sellable and then she is going back to her home and career in San Antonio. There is no way that Valerie want to make Last Chance her permanent home no matter how charming the citizens are. And especially no matter how gorgeous, kind and helpful Hutch is.

Hmmm…..

Hutch is one of the town’s infamous BBQ Brothers. His family owns and operates The Hut, their BBQ restaurant. All though I’m labeling it a restaurant loosely. Hutch and his brother are transitioning to taking full ownership of The Hut from their parents. Hutch is adamant about making the barbeque eatery more than just successful. Only problem with that is he is clashing opinions with his brother on how that should be accomplished. Hutch has a classic (antique, lol) way of thinking. So, while bringing the family business into the future is his most important task, Hutch finds himself drawn to Valerie.

Valerie and Hutch slowly build a friendship before anything else. The build is slow. But only because Hutch is a gentleman. He is patient and understanding when it comes to Valerie. Unfortunately, Valerie was a bit of a snob at first and it took a while before she grew on me. Valerie adored Hutch but she still planned to leave. An aspect of this story I enjoyed was that Valerie came to her own decisions on her own regarding whether or not she would stay in Last Stand. While it was obvious that Hutch wanted her to stay, and he was annoyed with her way of thinking at times, he did not give her ultimatums. I enjoyed the end of the book and how the author tied everything up.

I am liking forward to read Cole’s story next. I’ll have to stalk this author and keep my eye out for that one which is called Off The Market.

On The Market, Hutch’s story, is scheduled for release this July. Keep your eyes out for it.

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃 ~ Scary Single: A Crystal Cove Holiday #9 by Dee Ellis is coming on October 31st 2018!

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🎃SCARY SINGLE🎃

A Crystal Cove Holiday Book 9

By

Dee Ellis

Genre:  #Romance #HalloweenRomance #Erotic #Novella

My Rating:  5

Cover:  4

Publication:  October 31st 2018

Read:  October 10th 2018  (ARC provided by author)

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

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Series:  Crystal Cove Holiday:  Snow Angel; Stupid Cupid; Chasing Glory; Treaky Treats; New Resolutions; Lucky Duck; Good Fridays; Father Figures; Scary Single

Synopsis:

Crystal Cove Can Make It Scary To Be Single

Cari King isn’t exactly afraid to be alone–it’s all she knows after all. Despite an idyllic setting where romance blooms, her leading men are limited to the slasher heroes in her favorite horror flicks. At least Freddy, Jason and even Michael can’t slash her heart to pieces.

Mason Myers has other plans for her heart–like owning it. They flirt like fumbling teenagers each time Cari comes to rent movies from his video store. Halloween is their favorite holiday so Mason plans an epic movie-a-thon. Scary movies and popcorn with just the two of them. Every night. All month long. Scary Smart.

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📝My Review📝:

Scary Single (A Crystal Cove Holiday #9)Scary Single by Dee Ellis

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars…
Such a short, sexy, sweet and dirty feel good story!
Oh this book was adorable! As I think about it, I don’t know how I can say it’s adorable when there are some incredibly steamy scenes in there. So hot, I was blushing. That is when I wasn’t smiling and giggling. Yes, I said giggling. Don’t know if the author categorizes this book as a romcom, but I found many moments to be refreshing and amusing.

Mason and Cari…..
Mason and Cari grew up together and spent a lot of time at the movies watching their favorite genre of horror flicks. As friends. They had a special bond from the very beginning. Unfortunately this is one of those stories where either character was afraid to admit their true feelings concerned they might ruin their relationship dynamic if the other didn’t feel the same.

Mason’s heart broke when Cari left Crystal Cove for college and to pursue a career in filmmaking. He regrets not asking her to stay, or asking if he could follow her. Years pass and Cari returns to the magical, romantic town of Crystal Cove. Will Mason finally make a move?

When Cari starts to spend a lot of time in Mason’s store, he wonders about what could have been. With a little push from his brass, take-no-prisioners cousin, Shelby, Mason asks for a date. But it’s not just any date. They will have a horror movie marathon each night leading up to Halloween.

There are some bumps in the road for these two sweet characters and even a miscommunication here and there. But they work it out. And the epilogue is perfect!

Scary Single is a short and quick read. Literally, I finished this book in a couple of hours. That said, this book is hot and dirty and the intimacy between Mason and Cari is scorching. Because it is so short and straight to the point, there really isn’t a lot of complexity or character development which I expect in novellas. That said, this is one of my favorite books in the Crystal Cove Holidays series. I highly recommend this sexy, spooky little gem.

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COVER REVEAL ~ Title: Delivering History, Series: Freehope #4, Author: Jenni M Rose, Genre: Contemporary Small Town Romance, Release Date: September 24, 2018

 

 

Title: Delivering History
Series: Freehope #4
Author: Jenni M Rose
Genre: Contemporary Small Town Romance
Cover Design: Amy Queau

 

Release Date: September 24, 2018


Blurb
Pregnant with her
sister’s baby, her love-life isn’t even on the radar.
Just when Alexa
Walker has given up on finding her happy-ever-after to focus on her career as
the Bad Girl of Sweets, in walks Dylan James, steaming cup of coffee in his
outstretched hand. Alex has never been the nice sister. 
She’s the snarky
one. The skeptic. Unapproachable. 
That’s probably why
everyone was so surprised when she offered to carry a baby for her sister,
Beth. Making up for a decade-long feud is bound to take some sacrifices and
after finally burying the hatchet, Alex is ready to put her best sisterly foot
forward. 
Upper crust, old
Boston money, and part of the infamous Boston Billionaires Club, Dylan doesn’t
have a lot of free time and he definitely doesn’t have time to hang around a
coffee shop that’s not even in his neighborhood, waiting for the Bad Girl of
Sweets to deliver her weekly confections. He doesn’t have time until he sees
her and knows he needs to make the time. She’s fiery and fierce, witty and
bright, and that was only their first introduction. Suddenly, chocolate croissants
aren’t all Dylan’s craving.
Dylan isn’t exactly
sure what he’s getting into with Lexi Walker, his Bad Girl of Sweets, but he
knows he’ll take her any way he can get her. Pregnant with someone else’s baby
or not.

 

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Author Bio
Jenni M Rose is
a sometimes writer with an all the time imagination.
Jenni can usually be
found at the grocery store or driving her kids from place to place. More often
than not, she can be seen typing away in the waiting rooms of local gymnastics
gyms or dance studios.
Married mom,
business owner, writer, taxi driver, accidental chicken lady.
Jenni’s hobbies,
aside from writing, include: weeping to the latest episode of This is
Us, 
scouring Amazon for her latest read, and perusing Pinterest for
projects she has no intention of doing.

 

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📝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 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:

Coming Unplugged (Welcome to Carson Book 6)Coming Unplugged by Renee Harless

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: Father Figures ~ Series: Crystal Cove Holiday Book Eight ~ Author: Dee Ellis ~ Genre: Contemporary Romance, Older Man/Younger Woman ~ Release Date: June 17th 2018

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FATHER FIGURES

A Crystal Cove Holiday Book Eight

By

Dee Ellis

Genres:  #Romance #OldermanYongerwoman #FathersDayRomance

My Rating:  4

Cover:  4

Publication:  June 17th 2018

Read:  June 8th 2018

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Series:  Crystal Cove Holidays:  Check out all available releases on Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7352774.Dee_Ellis

Synopsis:

Crystal Cove locals know all about second chances.

Austin Ricard had a happily ever after, until his wife passed four years ago. Relocating to her hometown to feel closer to her, he instead meets sexy, sweet Shelby Wade. Shelby bonds with his daughters, but he’s not here to start romance. Shelby and his girls have other plans and although he’s nearly old enough to be
her father, he doesn’t see Shelby as anything but the sexy, sassy second chance he never expected.

Shelby Wade has spent her life surrounded by men who try to control her. Four brothers and a stubborn father hardly let her breathe, let alone find romance. Shelby finds freedom when she meets new neighbor Austin, a much older man who knows plenty about romance. The widower and his adorable daughters not
only belong in Crystal Cove, they belong in Shelby’s life.

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My Review:

Father Figures (A Crystal Cove Holiday #8)Father Figures by Dee Ellis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

One of my favorite tropes is “single father.” There is something incredibly sexy and endearing to me with that particular genre. Father Figures tells us the love story of Shelby and Austin and the struggles they went through before their HEA. Here is where I admit, I was not a big fan of Austin, unfortunately. I understood his struggles and even his reasoning but his hot and cold frustrated me. That said, Shelby saved the day. She was so sassy, independent and kind. Shelby was also nurturing and protective of Austin’s daughters. My heart hurt for her after learning how she grew up. Despite her upbringing, Shelby was an amazing heroine. In addition to loving Shelby, Austin’s daughters stole a lot of scenes and pieces of my heart as well.

This book is the eighth in the Crystal Cove Holiday series. I love this series and the small, quaint romantic town of Crystal Cove is one that if were possible, I’d love to live in. The books in this series are all short, fast-paced reads. They each have their own intense, protective, possessive, over-the-top demanding hero. Oh, let me add they are some serious panty melting, dirty talkers as well. Also, the author does a great job with description. Many aspects of the story were picture perfect. I also loved the addition of horse training. We are horse people and are literally at the barn weekly. My husband constantly complains about the state of my car each week after leaving the stables, but we love it anyway.

Austin and Shelby start off with chemistry and attraction. While Shelby likes to flirt, Austin was a tough nut to crack. Sadly he was still suffering with the loss of his wife and his attraction to Shelby only made him feel worse. Guilt and anger at himself was causing much of his not so nice behavior. And because they had struggles with becoming a couple, when they found their happily-ever-after, that made me smile and swoon. I am so happy Austin worked through his issues and was able to be happy himself. He deserved love just as much as his daughters. Shelby gave them all her love.

I can’t wait to visit Crystal Cove again. I wonder if one of Shelby’s unattached brothers will get a story. They seem like they need the love of a good woman to keep them in line. 😉

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

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌸Good Fridays🌸 ~ Author: Dee Ellis ~ Series: Crystal Cove #7 ~ Release Date: April 1st 2018

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Good Fridays

Crystal Cove Holiday #7

By

Dee Ellis

Genres:  #Romance #ForbiddenRomance #VirginHeroine #HolidayRomance # EroticRomance

My Rating:  4

Cover:  4

Publication:  April 1st 2018

Read:  April 2nd 2018

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Series:  Crystal Cove Holiday:  Snow Angel; Stupid Cupid; Chasing Glory; Tricky Treats; New Resolutions; Lucky Duck; Good Fridays

Check out this series and more of Dee’s books on her author page on Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7352774.Dee_Ellis

SYNOPSIS:

Crystal Cove gives people a chance to redeem themselves

Beckett Potter came to Crystal Cove for redemption. To give himself over to the church and the town that his family took so much from. Potters know nothing but taking, but he’s not like his family. But when he meets Eve at church, all he can think of is taking. Taking her, owning her, making her his. Beckett lost his innocence a long time ago.

Eve is a lot more innocent than she looks. Just twenty-one, she looks like a tempting pin-up with her curves and rock-a-billy style but knows little about temptation. Religion kept her sheltered even though it also brought her peace. That is, at least, until the new deacon makes her suddenly want some sinful things!

 

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MY REVIEW:

 Good Fridays (A Crystal Cove Holiday #7)Good Fridays by Dee Ellis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars to Good Fridays: Crystal Cove Holiday #7 by Dee Ellis.

We return to Crystal Cove once again in this 7th book about a romantic, sweet and charming town including its imperfect residents. Truly, I’d love to live in such a place. I’d like to believe that there is a Crystal Cove somewhere in this world.

This is Beckett and Eve’s story of how redemption is given in the form of true love. Beckett had lived a selfish life. He is tired of taking and is determined to give back. He especially wants to give back to the quaint and charming town that his family has stolen from in years past. Beckett decides the way to redeem his past greed is to not only become an active member of Crystal Cove’s church, but to act as a Deacon there.

Eve is niave and sweet. Her parents have kept her close to home and away from any temptations. I thought Eve was adorable. She may have been sweet and innocent but she was willing to take a chance on her attraction to Beckett. She wanted him even though she was afraid to defy her parents.

Good Fridays is a very short and sexy story about an imperfect man who finds love and redemption in the arms of a sweet smalltown girl. Only their road to happily-ever-after has a few bumps they will need to hurdle over first. I loved the last chapter and epilogue; it was heartwarming and satisfying in what I look for in a HEA.

This book can definitely be read in one sitting. It is short sweet and very sexy. I recommend that if you haven’t boarded the Crystal Cove train, you get your ticket ASAP! 😉

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

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ Title: Coming Altered ~ Series: Welcome To Carson, Book Four ~ Author: Renee Harless ~ Genre: Romance & Suspense

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COMING ALTERED

Welcome To Carson, Book 4

By

Renee Harless

Genres:  #Romance, #RomanticSuspense

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  October 24th 2017

Read:  March 16th 2018  (ARC)

Kindle Edition:  291 Pages

POV:  Third-person alternating perspectives

Series:  Welcome To Carson:  Coming Alive; Coming Together; Coming Consumed; Coming Altered; Coming Innocent (novella); Coming Unraveled

Find on Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/series/205927-welcome-to-carson

SYNOPSIS:

One night.
One memory.
One tour.

A one-night stand was all Cassidy had expected. She didn’t sign up for the memories. Memories where the sexy, muscled man from the bar had played her body like an instrument. She never imagined that she’d see him again, or that he would give her the opportunity of a lifetime.

Harlan knew the moment he caught the beautiful woman’s attention in the bar that she wanted him. He didn’t suspect that she would leave him in the middle of the night – that is usually his MO. When the same woman ends up on his tour he’ll do whatever he can to keep her close. A tour that exposes their secrets and threatens more than just their love.

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MY REVIEW:

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Coming Altered: Welcome To Carson Book 4 by Renee Harless.

5 Stars…..

Book four in this series is just s great as the previous titles. In fact, I would say that Cassidy and Harlan’s story is my favorite thus far. I love how this author gives us a sweet and satisfying romance while at the same time adds humor and suspense into her storytelling. I found myself turning pages quickly to see what would happen next. Sometimes it was a sweet, sexy romance and other times it was angsty and kept me guessing.

Cassidy is part of a big family. Her family is loving and loyal. Each member won’t hesitate to put themselves in danger for the other if necessary. And quite often in this series, that has happened. Another aspect I love about this series is the small town camaraderie. The residents are more like a family. Loyal to a fault. I adore small town romances. This is just another reason I love this series. At this point there are at least three more siblings to receive a HEA. Can’t wait!

Cassidy is a famous fashion designer. She is successful and lives a quiet life despite her fame. How can she accomplish that you ask? Cassidy keeps herself out of the public eye. She is adamant about keeping her privacy. Cassidy needs her personal life to remain her own. So she will only attend functions when necessary and as a result she is not easily recognizable.

Cassidy has an apartment in NYC despite her family living in a small Georgia town. But she loves her family and her hometown so she visits as often as she can. It is while she is in a quiet, seedy bar in NYC that she meets a sexy, gorgeous mysterious man.

Harlan.

Harlan feels Cassidy across the bar before he even spies her. He is immediately drawn to her. The attraction and chemistry are strong and scorching but there is also more between them than just the physical. They spend a night together and then Cassidy disappears before Harlan wakes up. Because they don’t know each other, know who each other really is, (Harlan is a famous rockstar!) it takes a coincidence to reunite them months later. While their connection is even stronger, there is a lot they don’t know about each other. The relationship between Cassidy and Harlan develops pretty quickly, however there is someone determined to keep them apart. That is where the suspense comes in. I shall say no more. I would hate to spoil this story for you.

I want to add that I loved the ending. Cassidy was amazing! I am so excited to read more from this author and from this series! I absolutely recommend this series. While each book can be read as a standalone, I recommend that you start from the beginning. You will not be disappointed!

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

Renee Harless

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