One-night stands are supposed to be with someone convenient, or wickedly persuasive, or regrettable. They aren’t supposed to be with someone like him.
But after a crazy Vegas weekend celebrating her college graduation—and terrified of the future path she knows is a cop-out—Mia Holland makes the wildest decision of her life: follow Ansel Guillaume—her sweet, filthy fling—to France for the summer and just…play.
When feelings begin to develop behind the provocative roles they take on, and their temporary masquerade adventures begin to feel real, Mia will have to decide if she belongs in the life she left because it was all wrong, or in the strange new one that seems worlds away.
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Sweet, Sweet Filthy Filthy Boy
Oh I loved this book and Ansel, the sweet filthy French boy with his hot,swoon worthy words, phew! fan me down this was one hot read, even better in audio, I loved his accent.
"Yes. I just want to fall asleep inside you. Maybe our bodies will make love again when our brains sleep.”
A one night stand that turns into the dreaded wake up in the morning and discovering you have a wedding band on your finger but instead of getting an annulment they go with the flow and see where it goes.
Mia hasn't started College yet and decides to return to France with her new husband both still discovering and learning about each other.
Mia: He makes me feel like I’m the only person on the planet. He looks at me like he’s one second away from devouring me.
Sweet Filthy boy is funny,heartwarming and oh so hot.
I loved the characters, Mia and her indecision for her future, her relationship with her best friends and Ansel with his sweet loving ways, his maturity and wisdom and the way he treats Mia like a delicate flower one minute and a sex goddess the next.
It was fun, gave you all the good feels and it was hot, I loved it and will definitely read more in this series.
Once upon a time, I believed in fairy-tales.
But then he took me.
And he taught me that life isn’t a fairy-tale.
He is scarred. Broken.
A dark and wild thing.
His beauty is violent and his words are cruel.
His heart is a shadowed landscape where nothing can grow.
He tells me he could never care for me, and he proves it every day.
He’s destroyed my life.
He’s trained me to beg for his affection.
This prison is a place where sunlight doesn’t reach.
He taught me that hate is born in darkness.
And then he taught me that sometimes love is too.
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4.5 My Monster stars
Beautiful things were meant to be broken....
This isn't your usual damsel in distress versus captor and it definitely isn't a fairytale romance.
Right from the beginning of Beast you're thrust into the mind games,the darkness,the gripping and grittyness of the plot when Bella is stalked,persude,obsessed over then eventually taken by her captor.
Beast is a swirl of dark mind games and twisted events.
The motive? revenge for the crimes of her father, the end game, death.
Bella endures endless mind games,caged,mentally tortured and sexually humiliated by her hooded tormentor, what once was pure becomes tainted.
Monsters don't always come from the darkness, sometimes they hide in broad daylight.
There are more than one monster in Beast, twists and turns and revelations you wouldn't expect. Truths are exposed and dark deeds are thrown into the light as Bella begins to see her beast for what he is, the child he once was, taken,deceived,used and trained to be a killing machine.
He taught me that hate is born in darkness and then he taught me that love is too.
This is a story of two people who begin to learn from each other, through revelations new life is born and although the beginning cruel and gruesome Beast blossoms into a heartwarming story one I didn’t expect.
A clever and brilliantly executed plot that has you eagerly wanting to know the outcome.
He is my tormentor. My greatest source of pain and fear. But somehow he has also become my sanctuary.
Beast contains dark disturbing scenes, told in dual pov's, a standalone that leads to hea.
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I was born into British aristocracy, but I’ve made my fortune in Manhattan. New York is now my kingdom.
Back in Britain my family are fighting over who’s the next Duke of Fairfax. The rules say it’s me--if I’m married. It’s not a trade-off worth making. I could never limit myself to just one woman.
Or so I thought until my world is turned upside down. Now, the only way I can save the empire I built is to inherit the title I’ve never wanted-- so I need a wife.
To take my mind off business I need a night that’s all pleasure. I need to bury myself in a stranger.
The skim of Scarlett King’s hair over my body as she bends over . . .
The scrape of her nails across my chest as she screams my name . . .
The bite of her teeth on my shoulder just as we both reach the edge . . .
It all helps me forget.
I just didn’t bargain on finding my one night stand across the boardroom table the next day.
She might be my latest conquest but I have a feeling Scarlett King might just conquer me.
A sexy, standalone romance.
5 - TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN STARS
Louise bay really does deliver a sizzling read.
I loved this book Louise bay knows just how to pull you in and keep you there right to the very last page.
A hot, rich British guy who says all the right things and makes you swoon what more could you ask for?.
What starts of as a one night stand becomes more when Scarlett and Ryder cross paths again in a business meeting.
Scarlett has regrettably a failed marriage behind her and pours herself into her business with her friend, her company is her independence, her future, her journey to proving a point to her ex that she can make it on her own, so when Ryder comes in with a business deal that involves shares in the company she has built, she isn't interested but the company needs his investment to move forward.
Ryder is in a position where his ageing Grandfather is urging him to settle down and get married and he must marry to inherit the estate but Ryder has been a man-whore for so long and claims he will never entertain marriage until he is suddenly dealt the hand of no choice when his Grandfather becomes ill causing him to rethink his position and to protect all he has built.
The meeting with Scarlett sparks ideas off in Ryder's head and he proposes something to benefit them both... marriage, an arrangement that would save his inheritance and Scarlett her company.
This part of the plot Isn't unique, arranged marriage as a business deal isn't something I haven't come across in a book before but Louise bay deliver's it in such a talented and dazzling way I was hooked and loved the journey of both Scarlett and Ryder as they entered their fake marriage together.
We were bonded together in desperation. Soon to be wedded in matrimony. Quid pro quo
Her gaze was like the sun, warming my body, relaxing and unknotting each tense muscle.
I loved Louise Bay's words, I loved these characters, the sparks, Ryders appetite for Scarlett, the journey they both took to discovering love was creeping up on them. Duke of Manhattan is another brilliant read by Louise bay.
Told in dual pov's, a standalone, a hot sizzling recommended read.
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Sage Mayson had Kimberly Cullen once, and the memory of that brief encounter has tortured him since the moment he pushed her away. He should have followed his gut, but he didn’t, and now he’s left watching the woman he wants more than anything from afar.
Kimberly vowed to protect her heart from Sage, but when her sister is murdered and her world starts to fall apart, he’s the one person she finds herself leaning on.
Getting a second chance is something Sage knows is rare. He’s not going to squander the one he’s been given, and he won’t take no for an answer when it comes to making Kim his.
But what Sage doesn’t know is Kim has a secret that could leave them both devastated and heartbroken.
"I'd give you the world"
Oh when you finish a book with a dreamy sigh, what more can you ask for.
I love the boom effect, the insta love and Aurora's bossy, possessive alphas and although Sage was adopted into the Mayson family he definitely picked up the family genes.
A playboy, a magnet to the ladies but as soon as he meets Kim at the side of the road trying to change a tyre he only has eyes for her.
Science says it only takes four minutes to fall in love with someone. I didn't believe that was true until I met Sage Mayson.
I liked Kim's character she was just likeable, a sweet character, a hairdresser who had also been adopted when she was a baby.
Until Sage is a sweet read that has its hot and I mean fan me down hot! and swoon-worthy moments.
I love this series just as much as I loved The Until series before, well not as much but I love it.
It's odd and bizarre though that I was swooning over Sage's words when a while back I did exactly the same with Nico who is his dad, I think for that reason I will always appreciate the first series more because I see these characters as "The kids".
Another heart melting read from Aurora Rose Reynolds, told in dual pov's with no heavy angst or drama, just a sweet heartwarming boom effect romance for you to enjoy.
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A kiss could bond you, taint you, claim you. If you let it, it could own you.
A kiss from a stranger was highly unlikely.
A kiss from a man who hid himself from me, yet slowly tormented me, was unlike any other kiss.
It was the kiss of death.
It was my hands in cuffs chained to his waist.
And only he could set me free.
How could I be so blind? How could I have let a man that was delicious as sin take a grip on me? No matter how hard I tried to pull, those cuffs stayed glued to him as the wall that stood between us.
I had to smash that wall, I had to see the truth.
Even if we collide. Even if he’s my own savage collision. I have to be set free.
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She was everything, yet she was nothing.
She was there, then she wasn’t.
I didn’t expect her, never wanted her.
But there she was, everywhere yet nowhere.
She drew me in with her looks. Locked me with her first words, then stole me with her lust.
She was everything I didn’t know I was searching for, yet nothing I needed.
She was a conundrum, difficult and confusing.
One who was impossible of staying away from.
What did I just read? I feel like this book chewed up all the logic in my brain and spat it right back at me.
My heads been in a washing machine, been in a dryer but still come out soiled.
I've read previous books by TL Smith, been taken on the highs and lows, taken to the edge, through darkness and pain but these characters are something different altogether.
Milanka's story starts off as a girl with a prostitute of a mother living in a one bed-roomed trailer, sex is a regular event in the tiny trailer and Milanka sees and is surrounded by things children should not be subject to.
She's a loner with her jumbled up twisted thoughts and dreams her only company, a stranger to trust, she's a survivor but yet weak, a sex addict but a prude, Milanka is a contradiction, a complex character who is desired by, obsessed by, infatuated and consumed by, two men.
He plays with me like I'm his own personal possession and I hang on every touch and pull he gives me.
Derrik is the high school boyfriend she left behind. He'd pimped her out to his friends and used her in unimaginable ways but even years later won't let her go, she moves, she runs and he finds her, its beyond obsession.
Connick enters the scene later and becomes a man of mystery with a dark edge but also reveals the same fervid obsession.
I'm in love with a man who has more secrets than the devil himself, I was born to a mother who shouldn't have been a mother and I have a crazy ex-boyfriend who I can't seem to escape.
His entry into my life was savage we collided in a way I didn't see coming.
The plot contains sex, lots of sex, twists and turns told in Milanka's pov.
It's psychological, scary, maddening I can't sum it up but can only look forward to the next story and continuation in this Duet.
He scares me.He friends me. He steals me. I let him.
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Nero is the king of Legacy Prep, living a life of power.
Elle is the school’s punching bag, living a life of fear.
The only good girls Nero knows jump in his bed when he tells them to.
The closest Elle has come to a bad boy like him is in the cafeteria line.
The mob boss gave him orders to find out what she knows.
Her mouth is sealed.
I just want to be a fu**ing made man.
I’m just a fu**ing waitress
My first book by this author and it won't be my last.
A mafia type romance in a high school setting.
When Elle witnesses a murder and realising the perpetrators are linked to the mafia, she decides to keep it to herself.
Video footage shows Elle hiding in the alley way and leaving the scene, so after erasing the footage the mafia boss who is Nero's father gives Nero the job of finding out what Elle knows.
Elle and Nero both attend the same high school together, while Nero is one of the popular guys and goes with his crew, Elle and her friend Chloe like to stay under the radar.
Elle has endured years of bullying in the most gruesome of ways with scars to show along with hospital visits all infiltrated by one group of people.
When Nero starts to show Elle attention it's un-welcomed, Elle and Chloe's intention is to just finish their last year unscathed and attention isn't good.
Nero peruses Elle and begins to falls for her, what starts off as a job becomes more. Feelings grow but lies can't stay hidden forever and twists and turns start to blossom in this fast paced exciting plot.
Nero is a hot dirty talking possessive alpha and Elle is like a little lamb overshadowed by a wolf who wants to protect her and keep her. Nero is determined to cause hurt to all those who have hurt Elle in the past but Both have secrets that can ruin or progress their relationship.
A good mafia type romance told in dual pov's
Lovers of L.J Shen's Defy and L.A Cottons Chastity Falls Series will also love this or vice verca if you have already read this series.
How many days does it take to lose yourself? To forget what you once were? Day five and I don’t even know who I was before Tobias and Preston. Perhaps nothing more than a lost little lamb wandering aimlessly through life. But now I’m their little lamb, their sweet Ella. I belong to the two men who I want to own me, who defile my body and mind in the most tempting of ways. I crave their sin…but it’s all a game, isn’t it? A game of morality and deceit, of perversion and greed. They make me do things I never thought I would, they have me at their mercy with every touch, each kiss.
All I want to do is please them. I fear what I’ll become in the end, their little monster, their rabid wolf with blood-stained teeth.
Two more days before time runs out. One contract. Two guys. Three players. Four strikes. Five rules. Six zeros. Seven days. No safe words.
Are you game?
It just gets more... I can't find the right words...dirtier,sexier, Erotic?
Day 5 in a 7 day series. CANNOT BE READ AS A STANDALONE
sex,sex and more sex
Poor Ella still trapped into a game with two ruthless men, no family, no job,no friends, no money, no choice other than to play along in Tobias and Preston's power games.
Over the past five days my life has been nothing but sex and games and power.
They've left me soiled and used and yet; I'm always craving more...
More games, more unanswered questions, I can't wait until all is revealed and this seven day dangerous sequence of sex and mind Playing games is complete.
Could Ella finally be getting a backbone? I'm still hoping and looking forward to seeing this through to the end.
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Rebel and Sophia's story.
The first of a three part series. This novel contains a small snippet which has already been released in the Owned: An Alpha Anthology, however it is followed by a full story installment.
Sometimes, you don't mean to become another person. Sometimes the choice is made for you, and pretending is the only thing that keeps you going. When Alexis Romera is taken and her kidnappers find her fake ID in her purse, she must become Sophia in order to keep her family safe. Revealing her real identity to the man she's sold to would be easy enough, but can she trust him? Hell bent on revenging the murder of his uncle, Rebel doesn't seem all that interested in playing things safe.
In fact, nothing about the secretive, dark and brooding MC president seems safe at all.
What do you do when the man who raised you is murdered, and the only witness is kidnapped girl who's being sold as a sex slave? You buy her, of course. As president to the most powerful motorcycle club in America, Rebel isn't lacking in power. There are strings the man can pull, and entire criminal organisations and corporate businesses alike would fall to their knees. However, along with such power comes intense interest. The DEA have their eye fixed solely on the MC...and they're just waiting for Rebel to trip up.
Getting Sophia to testify is the only way to bring the Los Oscuros cartel down. The beautiful, dark haired, dark eyed woman is belligerent and uncooperative and unlikely to bend to his will, but Rebel has a few tricks up his sleeve to make her compliant--he'll charm her until she's bending over backwards to please him.
Of course, falling for her might cause a few hiccups along the way...
Just when it was heating up...
Rebel is book One in a three part series.
Alexis is simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Stood up by her father, a high profile Doctor something Alexis is used to, being second in her father's busy life.
A walk home and witness to a murder finds Alexis in a position of danger and the victim of kidnapping by the cartel. Alexis's only I.D is a false ID from years ago when it was,used to gain access to a bar. And so Alexis becomes Sophia not wanting to give her captors her true identity. The only way to save Sophia is to lie and proclaim she is a virgin so she is auctioned a chance to get away from the evil captors.
Rebel is the president on the Widow Maker's MC, he's a down to earth guy for a prez, has some morals, liked by all his MC and has a strict code of treating women right.
The man killed in the alley was Rebels uncle so after watching footage discovering Sophia was,taken for trying to help him, a mission is planned to get her back, only they have to buy her on an online auction using an outside source.
Rebel is an action packed read, a page Turner a Slow burn romance were the victim eventually falls for her captor although Sophia is no longer in the hands of the Cartel she still has to remain with Rebel for protection.
Rebel was just heating up, just getting more intense when it abruptly ended.
Looking forward to book 2 in this addictive read.
I have read previous books by Callie Hart and highly recommend to any MC lovers. Great characters with no overly gruesome scenes and always containing addictive plots
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To keep her safe, he'll have to uncover all her secrets...
Rayne Alexander. A face I never thought I'd see again, and one I never could forget. Nine years ago, she left town-and me--without a backward glance. But now she's back, with a haunted look in her eyes and a feisty attitude that didn't exist when we were teenagers. Seeing this grown-up--and sexy--Rayne is something I wasn't prepared for... and it's bringing up feelings I'd thought I'd buried years ago.
Although I want to demand answers from Rayne, working on black ops at Night Eagle Security has taught me that it's sometimes better to keep my mouth shut. So when I catch her hiding a photo of a little boy, I'm curious. When I see her jump as her phone rings, I'm concerned. But the second I notice a car following her home, I know she's hiding something. Something dangerous. And while I may not know why she left or why she's back, if there's someone out there Rayne is afraid of, I'll make damn sure that threat is eliminated.
3.5 protective stars.
Sworn to protect is a good second chance romance with an over protective Alpha determined to start a new life with his new found family but first he has to eliminate the danger they are running from.
Jeremy or Brains as he's called in the security organisation has served in the forces, he had lost his teenage first love when she disappeared before the brink of his football career, a career that didn’t go to plan due to an injury.
When Rayne discovers she's pregnant at the age of 17 before she can even tell Jeremy she is taken away by her parents fed lies and also under the influence of Jeremys grandparents told to terminate the pregnancy but she flees and starts a new life changing her identity.
Lied to,deceived Jeremy lost the love of his life to discover years later that nothing was how it was portrayed to be.
That was past now in the present,
Rayne has to flee her workplace leaving everything behind when she fears her life is in danger after discovering incriminating evidence in her boss's office, having no choice but to run back to the home town she had once fled from.
A shocking reunion, lies become exposed, old flames are rekindled and the plot gets hot with the action, danger and twists and turns.
Told in dual pov's but also occasionally Wagner's pov who is the boss Rayne is fleeing from?. Not only did Wagner come across creepy but I went from thinking Rayne was fleeing due to seeing incriminating evidence to a guy with pervy thoughts who wanted her? This part I thought didn't flow and it was confusing at first.
Overall a good story not completely unique but a good read that was enjoyable.
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Malicious Destruction of Property.
Two counts of breaking and entering.
Two counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
Four counts of assault.
Three counts of illegal gambling.
Three years served in Orleans Parish Prison.
Tommy ‘Havoc’ Kendrick’s rap sheet reads like a recipe for disaster: one part mayhem to three parts chaos. There’s no arguing the matter; he’s a bad guy, or at least he used to be. For the past five years, Tommy’s been on the straight and narrow, keeping his head down and staying out of trouble. He left the French Quarter behind, along with the New Orleans crime syndicates and underground fights that used to pay his bills. Trading in the high-octane thrill of earning money with his fists to work in an auto mechanic’s was hard, and yet somehow, despite everything, he’s made it work.
Tommy hadn’t planned on seeing his brother again. When David Kendrick turns up on his doorstep with a bag full of money and four broken ribs, Tommy finds himself heading back to the place he swore he’d never return. Back to the fights. Back to the drinking, the drugs, and the women.
Back to a life he thought he’d left behind for good.
Nikita Moreau has lived in New Orleans all her life. She learned to drive there, lost her virginity there, bought her first house there, and she’s damned if she isn’t going to die there, too. As a prison psychologist at one of the country’s most dangerous facilities, she runs the risk of dying in the state of Louisiana on a daily basis, and yet she wouldn’t give it up for the world. There’s nothing more satisfying than helping those everyone else has given up on. Nothing more rewarding than fixing something everyone said was broken.
The day she meets Tommy Kendrick, however, she learns a painful lesson: sometimes a person is too broken to be fixed. Sometimes a person is beyond reach and cannot be saved. The tall, dark and handsome, tattoo-covered devil is danger personified. She knows this. She knows he’s bad news. So then why can’t she stop thinking about him? Why can’t she stay away from him?
And, most importantly, why won’t she save herself?
BOOK 1 OF 2
Wow, I loved every angsty bit of this book!
I was gripped from the first chapter and it just kept on going.
The prologue is told in Alex Bastien's pov giving you a deeper understanding of the plot to come. Alex is a guy in power, a man other men fear, he seems ruthless and heartless, runs an underground fighting racket that stems generations in the Bastien family.
Genevieve doesent have her own pov but plays a part in the scheme of the plot, taken against her will as revenge and forced her into marrying Alex. Revenge against Tommy Kendrick Genevieve's brother, Alex's once best friend who in Alex's eyes failed to protect his sister from getting killed, so an eye for an eye, he now has Genevieve.
There's so much in this book but so much more to tell, it's the tip of the iceberg. After the prologue the story then goes onto Tommy and Nikita's pov.
Tommy first meets Nikita at the prison when he is picking his cousin Junior up from release, Nikita has been Junior's therapist and has taken Junior under her wing and feels protective of him. Nikita comes across as feisty with backbone but there's so much more to her character and her backstory which I'm eager to know more about.
Underground fights,bloodshed,twists and turns, questions yet to be answered, I was gripped when I finally got the feel of the plot.
A book full of bad guys, loved it and eagerly looking forward to book 2. I'm already loving Nikita's character she's badass.
Brilliantly written by these two authors with a unpredictable enticing plot and enough angst and hotness to keep you turning the pages.
A must read for those who love a dark,gritty and gripping story with bad ass alphas.
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Vanessa Mazur knows she's doing the right thing. She shouldn't feel bad for quitting. Being an assistant/housekeeper/fairy godmother to the top defensive end in the National Football Organization was always supposed to be temporary. She has plans and none of them include washing extra-large underwear longer than necessary.
But when Aiden Graves shows up at her door wanting her to come back, she's beyond shocked.
For two years, the man known as The Wall of Winnipeg couldn't find it in him to tell her good morning or congratulate her on her birthday. Now? He's asking for the unthinkable.
What do you say to the man who is used to getting everything he wants?
4 Big guy stars.
My last book I read by this author was Under Locke so in contrast it was quite different with the characters but in a way the same.
An employee boss relationship, a slow burn romance leaving you teetering on the edge right til the very end for what any hopeless romantic would consider finishing on a happy sigh.
Vanessa at the beginning of this book begins her journey as Aiden Graves star linebackers assistant, the moody footballer know as the wall of Winnipeg, you could say it's not the best start in a relationship, in fact it isn't a relationship at all. Vanessa arranges his calendar, plans his life, cooks cleans, she's basically Aiden's dogs body and does it gracefully all be it with feelings of being unappreciated until she finally throws in the towel.
What starts off as you're average employee contact turns into more when Aiden tracks her down and approaches her with an offer she can’t refuse.
Unrequited love, a gradual change of feelings progress as Vanessa under the new contract lives with Aiden.
I loved the build up, the characters, the moments of sweetness and humor and Vanessa's ability to take it as it is and move on because who likes a whiny character? Vanessa's definitely not that.
The wall of winnipeg and me is a feel good read that allows you to get swept away with the plot told in Vanessa's pov. Great extended characters too, I loved Zack.
Looking forward to reading more from this author.
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I followed my best friend to London thinking it would be an adventure full of excitement and bright lights, only to find myself in a shitty little corner of the city.
I'm now immersed in a world of bad boys and dirty fights.
My saviour complex is stretching to Finn West. He's dark, mysterious, grouchy, and a fighter. I can't help but want to push his buttons and see if I can crack that surly frown into a smile.
Maybe the connection I feel with him is real, or perhaps it's just the fanatical imaginings of a lonely girl, wanting a lonely boy. After all, who wants to be alone?
I just want to be left alone, stick to my routine, but no. Hope McGrath sure as hell can't let that happen.
I like order, control, I need it. She's like a tornado of sheer chaos, trying to rock my very structured life on it's foundations. She annoys the shit out of me on a daily basis, but somehow, I've come to enjoy her dragging me to her weekly bingo outings.
No matter how gnarly I am, she always comes back for more with her long legs and her loud mouth.
I don't need her in my life, even if I find myself thinking about her, her lips, her body...I don't need her.
5 Queenie stars
"Red in the head, fire in the hole."
3 Things I did not expect from War Hope:
1) A slow burn romance.... but oh how it was worth the wait
2) A Rom-Com. Absolutely hilarious,filled with quick witted,sarcastic comments that had me laughing out loud repeatedly. I won't think of bingo the same again.
3) Few sex scenes. Yep, I was surprised but did it bother me? hell no! every moment Finn and Hope were together was Like angsty foreplay.
Above everything I'm thanking all that is holy that nobody gets killed off in this book, I mean were talking about Stevie J Cole & LP Lovell here under the alias Nicole Lynne, Queens of the unpredictable.
Hope Mcgrath is a sexy red headed heiress to a whisky fortune, friends of Poppy from the previous book and just so happens to be a bingo addict, she's a total tornado of chaos and storms into Finn's life like the whirlwind she is without invitation.
Finn is ex armed forces, recently lost his best friend through ptsd and has his own daily struggles. Hope lives up to her name sake by bringing friendship although one sided into this underground fighters life.
"Your abusive as fuck...."
she slaps my arm.
"I'm ginger. Don't act like you didn't know what you were getting. Besides...."
"I'm a fucking delight"
Hope is fiery, speaks her mind,has a mouth like a sailor, I loved her character.
Finn, he's Alpha, an underground fighter,a man of few words but one thing he couldn't fight off even if he tried was the fiery red heads persistence.
"Aw, Finnley" She grins
"Don't make me blush. I'm ginger, it's not hot"
The chemistry is on fire, the plot was addictive and the characters brilliant each in their own way.
Another brilliant read from these two authors. A great balance of seriousness and humour told in dual pov's.
Hoping for Kyan's story, I loved his character.
"Respect the Spunk fountain"
Arc gratefully received for review purposes
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AMAZON UK –
Brian (Baz) Zakins has dreamed of becoming a
pro-surfer since he was a child. At twenty-two, he knows he's running out of time to attract a sponsorship.
Miley Rose never should have been in the water that afternoon. Tourists have no business swimming in local surfing areas, but there she was, being taken under by a ten foot swell.
What Baz didn't realize was that saving this beautiful woman would have devastating consequences; ones that may potentially rob him of everything he ever wanted.
This is the story of
loss - pain- and finding the courage to continue
when none seems possible.
Find out if love can save a lost soul, or if the majestic waves of the sea will wash away the hope for a new future.
A heartfelt Journey.
Wave deals with many issues, Huntington's disease awareness, depression, suicidal thoughts,grief with so many heavy subjects baring down on the plot it was a hard read to enjoy, it was just simply a heartwarming and heartfelt story.
Two characters thrown together by pain, fate and circumstance.
Two people who have had their fare share of woes.
Two characters who found each other at the right time and learned to live life to the full side by side and enter a world of new beginnings together.
I've read previous books by this author and Wave is very different and I cannot compare other than Jenn's ability to get the thoughts and feelings of the characters across to the reader as they tell their story in dual pov's.
I learned about a disease I had little knowledge of and want to thank Jenn for enlightening me.
Arc gratefully received for review purposes
A beautifully interpreted story of perseverance.
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