Friday, September 1, 2017

Deacon (Gideon’s Riders #2) by Kit Rocha

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Reviewed by Tabatha

 

Wow, what a ride that was!!! Deacon was action packed and exciting from start to finish, and I loved every single moment of it! Now from what we get to know of Ana in Ashwin, I think we all had certain expectations of her, that seems to be what defines her life...expectations. But boy was she everything I expected and yet so much more! She is just a total bad ass, but she also has a lot riding on her shoulders being the only female to ever become a Rider. She is also living in the shadow of her father's expectations of her as well, so all of that pressure is pretty intense for her. Much to everyone's amazement though, she proves time and time again that she is up to the task. As for the man himself, Deacon had so much hidden depths to him that he actually came as a total surprise. I guess it's true what they say about your past catching up with you and all of that, but in this book that phrase takes on a whole new meaning when Deacon is confronted with his. Despite them both having some pretty major personal issues to work though, they are both drawn to one another despite the fact that their lives are the ultimate sacrifice of their service to Gideon and Sector One. But love is one thing worth living for though, and it can change everything.

Overall, I knew going into this series that things were going to be different from that of Sector Four, but I'm really happy to report that they are different in the best of ways. I mean I'll always love Sector Four, but there is just something about Sector One that draws you in. Maybe it is Gideon or maybe it is just the overall differences that separate them, but either way it's just great to read and I can't wait to see what is in store for us with Ivan's book!

*I received a review copy from the author in exchange for my honest review.*

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Protecting Their Mate: Part Three by Moira Rogers

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Reviewed by Tabatha

 

What an exciting conclusion this turned out to be!

As Ashley and Blake are trying to navigate their way to finding out if they are mates, a new threat arises that could tear them apart before they've even had the chance to figure things out. This invading pack has a hidden agenda, but they also have a female of their own that they are looking to trade for Ashley. And if they aren't careful, the invaders may just try to take them both.

So this last installment of Blake and Ashley's story had plenty of suspense and action, as well as some seriously steamy moments too. I thought it was exciting, and I enjoyed every moment of it. Oh, and that scene with Blake, Lucas, and Ashley was a scorcher and one you won't want to miss! Trust me! Overall, I really enjoyed this world and I cannot wait for the rest of the pack to find their mates. I'm definitely eager to see what is going to happen with Grace, because I just don't know right now if she will ever be capable of moving beyond her torture but I'm interested to see if she can.  


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Protecting Their Mate: Part Two by Moira Rogers

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Reviewed by Tabatha

 

Things are definitely heating up for Ashley in this second installment of Protecting Their Mate!

Being sent away on a mission from his Alpha is the last thing Blake wants when his possessiveness of Ashley seems to be growing stronger by the day. But he can't ignore a direct order, and leaves Ashley in the capable hands of his pack mates. In Blake's absence, Ashley not only gets a healthy dose of what it is like to be in the pack, but she also gets to indulge in one of her deepest desires as well.

This was just as spicy and suspenseful as the first installment, and I can't wait to read the third to see where this story goes from here because trouble is lurking at the pack's door!

As I said in my previous review, I will caution that this story is told in parts, so make sure you get them all because you are going to want to know how this hot little tale is going to end.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Protecting Their Mate: Part One by Moira Rogers

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Reviewed by Tabatha

 

Well this book turned out to be a quick and dirty read with a great side of suspense!

Blake is an intense and broody Beta male sent on a mission from his Alpha to rescue Ashley. Not knowing just how bad her condition would be when he finds her, he is faced with a female in full-on heat who has been held captive by her own parents. The attraction is instant, but his resistance to her was futile when his Alpha commands him to do anything to help Ashley...and he means anything. What Blake wasn't expecting was the spark of possession she brings out in him when faced with his other pack mates.  It will definitely be interesting to see what happens next, so needless to say I'm eager go move onto the next part in the story asap!

I will caution that this story is told in parts, so make sure you get them all because you are going to want to know how this hot little tale is going to end.

*I received a review copy from the author in exchange for my honest review.*

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hang Tough (Blacktop Cowboys, #8) by Lorelei James

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Reviewed by Tabatha

 

Let me start this off by saying that I've been looking forward to Tobin getting his HEA for far too long now, and James delivered the perfect match for him in Jade. These two were combustible right from the very start, but they also had an insta-love thing going as well that actually totally worked for them given their personalities. I can't say that I was surprised by the hidden depths Tobin had in all honesty, because I always thought that man was far more complicated than he seemed. I'm just happy that the loneliness driving him away from Muddy Gap seemed to dissipate with Jade's arrival.

But, I did have two areas of concern as I was reading, and I wasn't alone in this after discussing it with a friend. What the heck was up with the Mudd Lilies? I don't want to reveal anything, but let me just say that I didn't get an adequate enough resolution for their actions by the end of the book, and I'm still a bit perplexed. Another sore spot with me was Renner. Over the course of this series, he hasn't really endeared himself to me, and I sure didn't like the way he has been treating Tobin over the last 6 years by stringing him along. I understand Split Rock has evolved and Renner's priorities have changed, but he is kind of disrespectful and neglectful to those he employs as his personal life has gotten more complicated. Anyhoo...those are minor issues...trust me. I'm just heavily invested in this series so I notice things like this!

Overall, I really did enjoy reading Tobin and Jade's story. It was sizzling hot all while being super sweet at the same time, so needless to say it was delightful to read as I devoured it in one sitting. I simply love this whole cast of characters in this series, and I'm always so sad when each book ends to be leaving them until the next time. I'm hoping we get a book for Tobin's brother Streeter (I hate that name btw), because he really does deserves a bit of happiness. Anyhoo, I say definitely give this series a read and I promise you'll love it!



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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Twisted Luck by Mia Downing

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Reviewed by Kim

 

This was not only a fun book to read, but it was very unexpected. As a reader, you always bring your own expectations and preconceived notions of a character to the book at the beginning, but what you don't usually expect to find is to have those notions and expectations not only blown out of the water but completely revamped. Leo is the perfect evilly exciting demon at the beginning. Hot, sexy, wild, he hits all the slots, but then as their relationship grows you see him grow as well. With a simple little wish, like a bit of good luck, his entire being is transformed into a hero. But he's not the only hero. This book is different. It offers up two heroes! Olivia is the one that saves Leo, but Leo also saves her. I'm not going to give any spoilers, but let's just say you will NOT believe the ending!!

Reviewed by Tabatha

 

It's been awhile since I've read anything from Mia, and Twisted Luck was so worth that wait! Let me tell you guys that this was one great read! Parts of it were so unexpected, and the romance between these characters was interesting to say the least. Who knew that one little wish could be so life altering...

So not only was this book thoroughly entertaining, but I also just loved how Olivia worked things out to her advantage. She was clever in her determination to protect her mother, and she was just such an admirable character. Leo, on the other hand, had no idea what he was getting into with Olivia, and for all his suave charm it was great to see that he was the one charmed in the end. Overall, I can't recommend this one highly enough. If you enjoy a good paranormal romance, I promise that this one will be perfect for you!

*We received a review copy from the author in exchange for our honest review.*

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Planned Seduction by Jess Dee

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Reviewed by Tabatha

 

If you've read my reviews before, then you know that I've got so much love for Jess Dee's writing talents. She's just one of those authors I know I can pick up their book and love every moment of the journey. She has never disappointed me, and this re-release of her book previously titled Photo Opportunity is no exception. It was emotional and sexy and just everything I love to read, so I can't recommend it enough.

So let's talk about Planned Seduction... Daniel Tanner has been in love with Amy forever but he's decided that now is the time to finally final on those feelings after some deep self-reflection. All Amy has seen is a parade of women going through his life and she isn't interested in being one of his many conquests despite his attempts to convince her otherwise. Little does she know, he is determined to prove her that he can be the only man that she needs.

For as emotional as this story was at times, it was seriously sexy too. The sexual tension between these two is intense, but I think it had just the perfect mix and I simply adored these characters. Daniel had a vulnerability to him that I found vastly appealing, and poor Amy...well she tried to resist him in earnest, but his charm was just too much in the end for her and I could totally see why. Overall, I think this is a great read and who doesn't just love a great friends to lovers book?
 

*I received a review copy from the publisher/author via NetGalley in exchange for my honest review.*

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