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I wanted to tell him all my secrets, but he became one of them instead.
Chloe Rivers never thought she would keep secrets from her best friend. Then again, she never imagined she would fall in love with him either. When she finally reveals her feelings, rejection shatters her, rendering her vulnerable and sending her straight into the destructive arms of the wrong guy.
Gavin Rhodes never saw the betrayal coming. It crushes him. Chloe has always been his forbidden fantasy--sweet, tempting, and beautiful. But when the opportunity finally presents itself, he makes the biggest mistake of all and denies her.
Now it's too late . . .
Four years after a devastating tragedy, Chloe and Gavin find themselves crashing back into each other's lives. Haunted by the past, they're forced to come to terms with all that has transpired to find the peace they deserve. Except they can't seem to get near each other without combatting an intense emotional connection that brings them right back to where it all started . . . their childhood treehouse.
Chloe still holds her secrets close, but this time she isn't the only one with something to hide. Can their deep-rooted connection survive the destruction of innocence?
Up in the Tree house was my first book by KK Allen and I am sure it won't be my last.
Chloe Rivers first meets twin boys Gavin and Devon when they move in next door to Chloe and they all became childhood friends. The tree house was somewhere they spent all their time and it later held so many heartwarming and heartbreaking memories. Gavin was Chloe's protector while Devon was a bit of a loose cannon especially when they reached high school age. They were a close group of friends with a strong bond until things began to change and Chloe started dating Devon in high-school.
Later in the story there is an accident of sorts and something traumatic happens that has Chloe fleeing and moving away. Without adding spoilers the story then moves to Chloe's return 4 years later.
There is so much heartwarming moments in this book and angst that I didn't expect.
A story about love and loss, friendships, trust, forgiveness, regrets, healing of hearts and mostly second chances, UP IN THE TREE HOUSE is a journey.
A beautiful story that I really enjoyed. I listened to this on audio and could not wait to return back to it after each time I had to put it down. This is definitely a Sunday read, one of those books were you lock yourself away on your day off and just immerse the story and enjoy.
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Let me ask you a question:
If someone is vying for your spot on a team and just so happens to injure you during practice, would you believe it was on purpose?
Word around campus is . . . it was no accident.
That injury has cost me everything; my starting position, my junior year—and the draft. Now, I’m a senior fresh off recovery, struggling to find my groove, until the day I run into a nervous, fidgety, girl with freckles, in the dining hall.
They call Milly Potter The Baseball Whisperer, The Diamond Wizard, and The Epitome of All Knowledge. She believes in baseball. She breathes it. She’s the queen of an infamous dynasty, but no one actually knows who she really is, and she plans to keep it that way.
One mishap in the panini line, one miscommunication in the weight room, and many failed attempts at an apology equal up to one solid truth -- Milly Potter never wants to speak to me again -- no matter how good my forearms look.
Little do we both know, she’s about to become more than just my fairy ballmother.
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I absolutely adored this book!!
Another book in this series I could not put down.
The Dugout begins with Carson Stone, a baseball star on his journey to being drafted until an injury strikes and he becomes the damaged Alpha Hero with a big chip on his shoulder, baseball is Carson's dream, his life and within seconds the path he was on suddenly changed, he was left recovering and still in college baseball when his other teammates began to move on to bigger things.
Milly, I absolutely loved her, she's got baseball in her blood, her brothers played, her dad's a big fan, she teaches little league and she is not only a ball-buster who knows her stuff but she's a nerdy-looking intelligent young woman who is also sassy, she was fabulous.
I loved the slow burn in The Dugout, the getting to know you stages, the swoon moments. I would totally recommend this heartwarming, funny romantic comedy.
I can't wait for more, Milly's brother gave me major swoons too, I am looking forward to whatever Meghan Quinn brings next in this baseball series.
Declan: I was born into this world. I am what it made me. I do things that others find disgusting. I broke many rules when I met Brooke. She showed up one night and I took advantage of that. When she kept coming back, I knew there was more to her. One fucking day changed it all. One secret from my past blew our relationship out of the water.
Brooke: Loss was all I knew. It creeps around every corner. One dare. That’s all it took. The night I met Declan, I was on the high of my life. I felt safe with him. Little did I know; his secrets were also mine. When his past is revealed, I lose it. The man he claimed to be was a man I’d known all my life.
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My first book by this author and being a lover of MC and this book currently being a freebie, I thought why not discover a new to me author.
I enjoyed it, DECLAN contained all I enjoy in an MC romance, sassy heroine, an Alpha male domineering character, club business, action and angst, a family type of MC and the romance leads to plenty of hotness and a hea.
Some things within the plot made me stop and second guess what I was reading, one being when Declan and Brooke first meet early on in the book, basically Brooke is at her friends house who lives across the road, they are having a girly night and she is dared to go to the biker compound at the top of the street and ask for a beer. The club house is obviously having a party with the music blaring from it and when Brooke does go to the gates she is confronted by the VP of the club Declan, they get it on quite quick? like up against a wall sort of thing then before you know it, it's like OK now I'll just go then, thanks for the orgasm?. Also, how has Brooke never passed any bikers before or know any of them when the compound is at the top of the street? Brooke went from a strong sassy character, to quickly going way down on my estimation of her character in that first scene with Declan, probably just as quick as her orgasm was.
A story of fate, acceptance and finding that one true soul mate.
I had a few issues with the plot in this book but as I have stated it was an OK MC romance and I would definitely give this authors books another go as other characters did pique my interest.
His eyes have the power to undo all the hurt caused by my family.
“Don’t let them see you cry.”
After months of refusing I finally agree to move to America, where my fiancé’s waiting for me.
Just like my mother, an arranged marriage lies in my near future.
Just like my mother, I’m probably going to be shoved aside in a couple of years after providing the Cutler family with an heir.
Being a Korean girl from a culture that’s very different from the west, it makes me stand out like a sore thumb. There’s nothing I can do but to accept the fate arranged by my father and his mistress. My marriage to Lake Cutler will be a business deal and nothing else.
My plan is simple.
Make him hate me enough to break off the engagement, so I can return to Korea.
But I didn’t account for those caring brown eyes.
What started as a mission to save myself from an unhappy arranged marriage soon turns into a battle to not lose my heart.
I dare him to walk away, but instead, he shows me any bridge can be crossed.
This is Book 3 in The Trinity Academy Series.
All 3 books are interconnected, and some plots have been carried over from the previous 2 books in this series.
What a perfect and addictive series. I loved the friendship dynamic between these three guys and as the books interlinked also the relationships between the girls.
When I started reading Trinity academy I was given the impression, these were three guys who ruled the school, guys who weren't to be messed with, guys with power and knew they were untouchable and I was all kinds of excited for this kind of angsty college series with obviously romance along the way.
Trinity Academy wasn't at all what I thought, I got to see the guys behind the persona people had built up of them and when it moved into Mason's story it became so much more and I was taken by surprise in this turn. Then we get to lakes story was all kinds of swoon.
Lake has been expecting an arranged marriage for a few years, on behalf of a merger with his company, which is all part of a huge business deal. Lake is the easy-going one of the three guys, he's the one the girls mess around with and chat with, he's either one of the guys or one of the girls, he's such an easy-going laid back guy, so it's no surprise he's the one that sacrificed himself out of the three of them to take one for the team and also sacrifice himself.
Lee is a Korean girl who has been told by her father whom she has never met because he lives with his mistress that she must marry lake or he will make her mother suffer financially, basically ruin her and Lee loves her mother dearly. The two of them have shared a tiny room, they are so poor but are so close that you are given the impression only love some days kept their hearts warm, happy and content. For Lee and her mother it has always been a struggle but Lee is willing to do anything even sacrifice herself for her mother.
I loved Lee, the blurb gives the wrong impression of her, she is sweet from day one when she first meets lake? Lee is the kind of girl who you just want to find happiness and her prince charming, she deserved a better father, a better upbringing, a better life and she so deserved to find a guy like Lake.
I was really looking forward to this story and it did not disappoint. It's always bittersweet reading the last book in a series and I still want more and didn't want to let go of these characters including side characters who had piqued my interest.
Recommended College romance series. Told in first person dual pov and each book leads to a hea.
This is an interconnected series so I would recommend starting with the first book Falcon.
From Wall Street Journal & USA Bestselling Author M. Robinson. A coming of age, enemies to lovers, contemporary romance filled with angst and all the feels.
I couldn’t remember a time before her... Harley Jameson.
Before she owned me.
Before I hated her…
Things were simple.
We had an understanding.
Bully. Fight. Hate. It’s what we did.
Mind. Body. Soul. It’s how we loved.
I thought nothing would ever change that, until everything did.
She was mine.
Always had been.
Always would be.
Nothing altered that.
Not how much I hated her.
Not how much she hated me.
Especially, not how much I hated…
That I LOVED her.
Enemies to lovers?, oh no, this is just hate and more hate. I loved it!
Two kids that have grown up together, they fight, they argue, they write hate notes to each other. Jackson picks on Harley and of course being the daughter of Creed from the book Road to nowhere, my favourite book of this authors, she obviously and because she's Creeds daughter, gives it back harder, her daddy taught her well.
The whole plot takes you from Harley and Jackson as young children to the age of 15 and 16, it's a journey and I feel like I am only just dipping my toe into the ripples of what's to come.
I'm a huge fan of M Robinson, so to go to the next generation and have more from The good o'l boys is a delight, although they are always in one of M Robinson's books one way or another, I love the way the Author interlinks in a way so you can sometimes get a glimpse of favorite or familiar characters.
Harley is Creeds daughter and Jackson is the troubled teen with a huge attitude we read about in The Pierced hearts duet, Dr Pierce is a friend of the MC, attended the MC gatherings and all their families over the years became close including the children, in Harley and Jackson's case too close to be safe around each other without a fight.
I am so excited for book 2 in this duet, I just felt the whole thing just building and building and I am so looking forward to more from Jackson and Harley. I hope it carries on and doesn't jump to years later in their lives but I suppose we will have to see.
Hated you then can be read as a standalone, has a young adult feel to it, contains humor, heartfelt moments, has no sex scenes (yet? ) but contains plenty of bully angst and drama.
Another M Robinson book I couldn't put down and I am eagerly awaiting the conclusion.
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A new, sexy standalone from #1 New York Times Bestseller, Vi Keeland.
When I first encountered Ford Donovan, I had no idea who he was…well, other than the obvious. Young, gorgeous, successful, smart. Did I mention young? If I did, it bears repeating. Ford Donovan was too young for me.
Let’s back up to how it all started. My best friend decided I needed to start dating again. So, without my knowledge, she set up a profile for me on a popular dating site—one that invited men ages twenty-one to twenty-seven to apply for a date. Those nicknamed Cunnilingus King were told they’d go straight to the top for consideration. The profile wasn’t supposed to go live. Another point that bears repeating—it wasn’t supposed to.
Nevertheless, that’s how I met Ford, and we started messaging.
He made me laugh; yet I was adamant that because of his age, we could only be friends. But after weeks of wearing me down, I finally agreed to one date only—my first after twenty years of being with my high school sweetheart. I knew it couldn’t last, but I was curious about him.
Though, you know what they say…curiosity kills the cat.
My legs wobbled walking into the restaurant.
Ford was seated at the bar. When he turned around, he took my breath away.
His sexy smile nearly melted my panties.
But…he looked so familiar.
As I got closer I realized why.
He was the son of the neighbor at our family’s summer home.
The boy next door.
Only now…he was all man.
I hadn’t seen him in years.
I left the restaurant and planned to put the entire crazy thing behind me.
Which I did. Until summer came.
And guess who decided to use his family’s summer home this year?
An older woman, younger man romance.
I loved it!! Vi Keeland never fails to draw me in with her interesting characters, a perfect balance of hotness and addictive story-line.
I loved Ford, the hottie next door, the boy who used to babysit for her son when he was a teen at their summer beach house and now he's all grown up, a hottie but a hottie that has the hots for Valentina.
I loved the push and pull in the beginning. Valentina had so many doubts about why she couldn't' enter into a relationship with a younger man and even though she was now single, divorced and experiencing life again, a relationship with a man 12 years younger was something she just couldn't allow herself to experience but Ford was persistent, he was a man who knew exactly what he wanted and went for it.
Ford owned his own business had been the carer for his sister when his parents died in a car accident, he was mature and a hottie to boot.
I loved both of these characters and the hea was heartwarming.
I listened to this in audio and I thoroughly enjoyed Andi Arndt and Sebastian York's narration, they are a great team,always do the characters justice and I always enjoy audio from these two narrators.
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They warned me not to take this job.
They said you were ruthless, impossible to please…
I said I was better than them.
I wouldn’t fall for your charm, your arrogance, or how sexy you fill out that suit.
I wouldn’t fall for your deep brown eyes or the way that muscle moves in your square jaw when you’re pissed.
I said I could resist you.
I was wrong...
(BOSS OF ME is a STAND-ALONE workplace, enemies to lovers, military romance with a badass alpha boss and the feisty woman who steals his heart. No cheating. No cliffhangers.)
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Enemies to lovers, office romance, great characters.
This was a good read with a perfect balance of hotness, story line and leads to a hea.
Patton Fletcher is an intense broody hero, a retired soldier who is used to not only bossing people around but watching over those in his care. I guess even though he has now left the forces he can't switch off and has an intense constant worry for his friend Marley who he and his team rescued when he was taken and held hostage while serving in the forces and Marley hasn't been the same since, most of the plot focuses on Marley. To be honest I was more intrigued about Marley, he had more going on in regards to angst and drama and I would be really interested in reading his story.
Raquel was the new hire in his office, she was clever, extremely intelligent but at the same time didn't come across as a nerd, she was likeable but not exciting. There was instant chemistry between the two but the push and pull didn't last long at all, so I wouldn't really class this as an enemies lovers story as I know it but it was good and entertaining.
Boss of me was a romance that had a little angst, a good plot, hotness and a heartwarming hea.
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken comes a new story in her Eagle Elite series…
Every family has rules, the mafia just has more....
Do not speak to the bosses unless spoken to.
Do not make eye contact unless you want to die.
And above all else, do not fall in love.
Renee Cassani's future is set.
Her betrothal is set.
Her life, after nannying for the five families for the summer, is set
Somebody should have told Vic Colezan that.
He's a man who doesn't take no for an answer.
And he only wants one thing.
Somebody should have told Renee that her bodyguard needed as much discipline as the kids she was nannying.
Good thing Vic has a firm hand.
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I was hooked from the first chapter and read in one sitting.
What a dilemma Vic was in. Vic was sworn into the Mafia family to protect, to focus on his job as the enforcer, he was to be celibate with no distractions, he was a lethal weapon for the family and whoever needed him but at the end of the day he was also just a man.
Vic was drawn to the nanny Renee, a member of the mafia family who was watching over Nixon and Trace's daughter, Serena, her own father is part of the mafia family and she is helping for the summer until she goes to college. Vic tried to fight off his feelings for Renee, failure would mean punishment for breaking his vow by blood to the family, but the need and desire becomes to much even for a man as hard and fierce as Vic Abandanado .
I haven't read all this series and regardless of that I didn't feel like there was anything I missed, the plot was solely focused on the two characters and their story, it did, however, have me wanting to know more about all the secondary characters and what their history was and who they were. I can see this series being highly addictive to a mafia romance lover like myself, it was a perfect mix of danger, hotness and mafia madness, with twists and turns, it also had humor in certain parts of the plot to lighten the mood and help it feel real, I loved it.
A really good mafia read, I thoroughly enjoyed it and the characters and I am certainly going to check out more books in this series. Although this is classed as a novella with over 20 chapters you sure do get a good read.
1001 Dark Nights is a brilliant idea for readers and authors. It really does give you the opportunity to experience a book from a series that can be read as a standalone and introduces you to a series. I loved it.
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Stefan Sabbioni showed up in my bedroom on my sixteenth birthday. Uninvited, he stood in the shadows smelling of whiskey and death and wrapped a broken, blood-crusted necklace around my neck.
I thought he’d strangle me with it.
That night, he left a message for my father. He said he’d be back to take something precious.
I never delivered that message, though. I wonder if things would be different if I had because now, two years later, he’s back. And he’s not hiding in any shadows.
He’s come to make good on his promise.
He’s back to take that something precious.
Marchese is the manipulator of my family’s tragedy. I won’t just bring him to his knees. I’ll bury him for what he did.
Taking his daughter is only the beginning. I’ll do it knowing I’m starting a war. I’ll do it knowing my enemies will become his allies. They’ll stop at nothing to destroy me and he’ll stop at nothing to get her back.
I’ve never shied away from war, though. I’m not one to play nice and I don’t share my toys. I’ll demolish you if you touch what’s mine.
And she is most definitely mine.
𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 𝐨𝐧 𝟗/𝟐𝟑/𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗!
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Bloody brilliant!! I need the next book like air.
Oh wow, I don't even know where to start with this, I devoured it.
Garbriela Marchese, a young woman used as a bargaining chip, a pawn in a mafia game of who has the most power. Poor Gabriela, for all of her life she has been the princess in the tower with a mafia boss father who restricted her, she was home schooled, had no friends, no mobile phone and very little access to the outside world and her life was mapped out, she was to be a wife of whoever her father chooses that will bring wealth and more strength to the family.
Stefan Sabbioni, hot damn, let me swoon a minute, he's power, demanding, A Sicilian mafia boss and a man out for revenge. Stefan is bitter following the death of his brother and discovering a rival family is to blame he wants to hit the Marchese family were it hurts and what better way than to take the Boss's daughter, something personal.
Whatever Stefan has over Gabriela's father has him agreeing to an arranged marriage and the day after meeting with Gabriela's father, Stefan takes her to his home in preparation for the marriage.
Gabriela has backbone, she's feisty, sassy and is more than capable of standing up for herself, she hates the Mafia and what she has seen in her lifetime but this is her life.
I loved how these two are insanely attracted to each other but don't voice it, I loved the chemistry, the heat and the sparks coming off them when they were in the same room, I can't wait for more.
Oh my, and then there are the twists and turns, so much going on in this plot and to top it off, the cliffhanger I was left with that has me chomping at the bit to get to the next book.
This isn't my first Natasha Knight book but she is quickly becoming my go to author for angsty Mafia romance.
Brilliant, I cannot wait for more.
"You’re my assistant."
The magic words every girl at Trinity Academy is dying to hear.
But I’m the one who gets stuck with Mason Chargill, the star of most women’s fantasies but my nightmare. One of the heirs to CRC Holdings, he might be dangerously gorgeous, but his cold and callous demeanor makes him an ice prince.
He expects me to abide by the Academy’s hierarchy, to be at his constant beck and call.
Yeah, right… hell will freeze over before that ever happens.
Unfortunately for him, I’m no pushover.
Unfortunately for me, he’s determined to break me.
If only there were a way to melt the shard of ice he calls a heart.
This is Book 2 in The Trinity Academy Series.
All 3 books are interconnected, and some plots have been carried over from the 1st book and will be carried over to the final book in this series.
"She's always smiling as if life is nothing but unicorn farts and butterflies shitting all over the fucking flowers. It irritates the living fuck out of me"
Wow, this has to be my favourite one yet. I did not put this book down!!
My impression of Mason from the first book Falcon was he was basically a moody Alpha-hole, well he didn't prove me wrong there but as the story progressed you get to see more of the real man behind the mood, you see the hurt and the reasons for Mason being Mason to those who don't know him.
"I fell for a feisty girl with zero style. I fell for the smile, which used to annoy me. I fucking fell."
I loved Kingsley, she is a young woman who definitely does not take any crap from anyone and even though people fear Mason because of his power and wealth and his status at the academy she isn't the kind of person to back down and she gives as good as she gets. Kingsley may not be the type of bimbo type woman Mason normally goes for but she is definitely his match.
"You were literally a light that forced your way through the darkness. I became accustomed to after I lost my sister"
A brilliant frenemies to lovers story and a thrilling addition to this series, I was hooked from page one I could not wait to read Kingsley and Masons story from what I had read in the previous book, I knew I was in for some hot and fiery treat and I was not disappointed.
I loved how the guys were more playful in this book too and how you got more of an insight to their friendship dynamic.
I laughed, I swooned, I felt the angst and the heartwarming moments. I loved it and can't wait for more.
Trinity academy is a series, each book is focused on a different character but the plot does continue so cannot be read as a standalone. I would totally recommend starting this book beginning with Falcon and Layla's story.
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My favourite men of music.
Only one of them within reach.
The night before Presley West was due to leave our small town of Hollings Hill, all of my high school fantasies came to life. He finally wanted me. Eight years I’d spent pining, and now I, bar-tending Tessa Lisbon, was going to make damn sure I made that night count before the music industry stole him.
Never screw your idols. That’s what they say, right? Well, I did, and I did it well. So well, I somehow managed to screw my own heart in the process.
He gave me one night to convince him to stay. In the end, I begged him to go.
But that’s the thing about rock stars: they do what they want, when they want, and forever didn’t end up being as long as I expected.
Presley was back, and with his face, voice, and music now everywhere I turned, I officially had nowhere left to run.
Release Date: September 16th
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This book is like a rhythm, one slow beat after another until the rising tempo or was that my heart?.
Amazing! CHERRY BEATS is the first debut book by Author Vicki James, also known as Victoria L James, author of A GIRL LIKE LILAC and NATEXUS among others and just like those books this author rocked it out of the arena, name change, but same great memorable stories.
A journey, a story about the rise to fame and stardom of a rock-star and all the glory, the temptations and the nasty that comes along with it, and a love story that would survive it all.
A school crush that became so much more, A rock-star crush that was always so much more. A one night stand that was never just meant to be just one night. .
Tessa Lisbon has been in love with 15 year old Presley since she first saw him take the school stage with his drum sticks in the air. "I saw how music could be a part of someones soul. The quiet boy who'd stared at the floor like he didn't care had gone with the first hit of his stick on the snare drum. He'd been transformed into a rock god before my eyes"
Eight years later and Tess worked at a bar, every night she watched Presley from afar, different night, different girl hanging off him, until just before he was due to go on his first tour, a tour that would change his life forever, Tess finally got her piece of the man of her dreams, the boy she had longed for, for so long from a distance.
Presley didn't just become a rock-star when he left, he became magazines hottest man of the year and Tess was left with the memories of their one night together, a night no other could compare to, Presley ruined her for any other man.
"He was everywhere on my skin, in my mind, in my veins, in every song, I'd ever sung"
There's a steady paced tempo to Cherry Beats and from the first chord of this addictive romance I was mesmerised. I clung to every word and action by these characters. From the moment Presley West stood on his high school stage and claimed the heart of Tessa Lisbon and through the years that followed.
"We were only ever meant to be a one night thing" I whispered.
"Isn't that how all best love stories start"
A story that is raw and real, with hotness and humor. At times I held on with bated breath waiting for that crashing symbol to fall but it never came, Presley became my idol in those moments. There's no cheating thank god, I think this what I was dreading more than anything especially with his lifestyle as a rock-star, this was the crashing symbol I was waiting for, Tessa had truly captured my heart she was quirky, sassy and I wanted it all for her, I wanted her to get her dream too, which was only ever about the boy behind the drums.
I can honestly look back after finishing and say, this is an epic love story, recommended for any music fan, romance fan, those who gush over first loves, second chances and stories of hopes and dreams, Cherry Beats has it all.
Cherry Beats is a top of the charts hit. Told in first person pov. Leads to hea. I want more, more from the band, I am definitely looking forward to whatever Vicki James brings next.
As a former member of the United States Secret Service, I’m no stranger to putting my life on the line in the name of duty. Having left the nation’s capital to re-settle in Pittsburgh, the skills I acquired during my tenure in Washington have made me a valued member of the team at Jameson Force Security. But when the President comes seeking a favor to protect his niece, I find myself on the fast track back to the Oval Office.
Simply put… she’s beyond brilliant. A nationally renowned energy scientist, Barrett Alexander is on the verge of a breakthrough that will change the world. Unfortunately, that has also made her the target of a suspected terrorist cell. And while Barrett doesn’t believe she’s in any real danger, the President isn’t willing to take chances with her life.
As the threats against Barrett become more calculated, I decide taking her on the run is her best chance of survival. Danger, isolation, and attraction ensure we grow closer than I’d ever thought possible.
When I realize I want to keep her safe for reasons that have nothing to do with my job and everything to do with the woman I’ve fallen in love with, no one is safe from the hell I’ll rain down on those that threaten her
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Another great addition to the series.
CODE NAME SENTINEL is the second book in this thrilling series.
If you love the bodyguard kind of trope then your in for a treat.
Cruce Britton is one of the task force at Jameson Force security, he's already saved the presidents life once when he was a member of the secret service and now he works for Kynen along with other members of the newly established team. Kynen's own romance and story is in the first book of the series CODE NAME GENESIS not too dissimilar to this one but with more of a second chance romance trope.
Bennett Alexander is one of the world's leading energy scientist and she's getting close to changing the world with clean energy, she is also the Presidents niece so when her life comes into jeopardy the President calls in a favour once again and Cruce is the one detailed to protect her.
There is instant chemistry between Cruce and Bennett and although they are totally different characters it worked.
Bennett is the type of woman who spends all her time dedicating herself to her theories and work, hiding herself away in a lab or in her office, she isn't very worldly and hardly ever does anything outside of work.
Cruce is all action, a real action man, and he gradually persuades Bennett to take time out and have more experiences in life, of course she has no choice when she is taken away to an island for her protection but just getting away despite the threats she is under gets her out of her work bubble.
Bennett's eyes begin to open a little more as she begins to spend more time with Cruce, she also begins to fall hard for her protector.
There's danger, action and adventure and a heartwarming romance that develops between Cruce and Bennett. There are great secondary characters too with other members of the Jameson Security team and I am looking forward to the next book in the series.
Another exciting addition to this addictive series. Can be read as a standalone and told in first person pov.
A heartbreaking mature YA novel from the author of the bestselling contemporary romance, Harley & Rose.
Cancer sucks … and then you die.
Alaska Stone is a walking wet dream.
My wet dream.
For years, I’ve watched her in the halls, wanted her, but she never knew I existed.
Not until she walked into my chemo session.
For me, it was love at first sight.
For her? It might take a little longer.
But hey, it’s not like we’re on a deadline or anything.
You know that saying "may as well make the most of it"? "make good out of a bad situation" well, you could say these characters did that.
Styx Hendricks was an amazing and inspirational character with a terminal illness and he dragged Alaska Stone right along with him on their journey into forever, their positivity was infectious.
Two people with terminal illness, two people who find love and comfort in each other in their last days.
"Our diagnoses brought us together, but it may be the very thing that tears us apart."
To say I was an absolute snotty, tearful, blubbering mess when I finished this book would be an understatement. This book is going to take some getting over.
What a heartbreaking and heartwarming story . How bittersweet. Carmen Jenner you broke me with your wonderful, inspiring words and these beautiful characters.
I laughed, I cried, I finished in awe.
"We're gonna be late," Stones whispers. "Late for what?" She grins and presses her lips to mine. "Forever."
STYX & STONES Is a full length mature YA/Romance novel by Carmen Jenner. Spoken in Dual POV's.
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Vengeance has a name, and her name is mine.
My role is to take action against the darkest men I’ve ever come across.
To kill them one at a time.
Until my list is complete.
And in doing so, I’m going to use my most powerful weapon—my body.
They ruined my life, and now it’s my turn to destroy theirs.
Even if it means a death sentence for me, each drop of blood will be deserving.
Each kill will be worthy of the price I may need to pay.
My name is Isadora, and my target is the Moretti Mafia.
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I read PLAYETTE in one sitting, to say I crave T.L Smith's words is an understatement, she always feeds every one of my cravings when I want a dark, angsty romance leaving me well and truly satisfied.
PLAYETTE was just what I needed, I loved the angst, the, on the edge plot, the suspense, the twists and turns.
VENGEANCE its a dangerous game and since the loss of her parents Issy has been trained and perfected by her uncle to have revenge, she's a manipulator, a player, a sex kitten, she will be anything she needs to be to take out the men who killed her parents. THE MORETTI MAFIA, not a small feat to take down the mafia but Issy has a plan in place. Issy works at a strip joint, a place owned by the Moretti family, she is biding her time, waiting, watching. Isadora Marine is bad-ass, fearless, a strong and sexy heroine.
Jasper is the head of the mafia family, he likes the game, the chase, he's cunning and cruel to those who cross him, he knows Issy has a hidden agenda but he can't help but still be attracted to her. Jasper may be a dangerous person to cross but you can't help but let him into your heart and his Mafia brothers Ace and Carter, the twists and turns begin to unravel and you get more of an insight into the real Man behind the Moretti mafia.
Jasper and Issy's chemistry is off the charts, it's hot, its full of suspense and unpredictability, it was gripping and intense and this is why I could not put this book down!.
I loved it, another gripping Mafia read by T.L Smith, I want more, I want to see more from this Power couple, I always want more.
Told in first person dual pov and leads to a hea.
Cocky football players, school rivalry, and the girls who get in their way!
Felicity Giles has a list.
Lose her virginity.
Meet her knight-in-shining-armor and fall in love.
Have the best senior year a girl can have.
The only problem? Her knight isn’t a saint, he’s a villain, and she’s pretty sure he’ll destroy her before ever handing over a piece of his heart.
Jason Ford has a plan.
Win State and go down as one of the most successful Quarterbacks in Rixon Raider history.
Head off to college and pursue his dream of being drafted to the NFL.
Avoid the girl under his skin. Felicity Giles, his stepsister’s best friend and perpetual pain in his ass.
She’s annoying as hell.
She’s a game to him, nothing more.
Until his arch rival comes after him and the few people he cares about ... and Felicity gets caught in the crossfire.
And suddenly hating her feels a whole lot like falling in love.
The Trouble With You
"You're not a means to an end Giles.
Giles . You're the end game"
Jason Ford, star football player, he's cocky, arrogant, he's the typical high school jock, girls drool over him, boys admire him. Jason is also the son of this crazed football towns previous football star tar from years before. Jason hates that he's like his father, hates that the sport turned him into a womanizer and a cheat but what he doesn't realize until he's heading in the same direction that is until a sassy girl by the name of Felicity comes into his circle.
Felicity Giles, is the best friend of Hailee, just a normal girl, sassy, smart, she's a girl who makes lists, likes to be organized and she hates pig-headed football stars and bullies, especially Jason, Hailee's stepbrother who has made their lives hell.
Since Jason's best friend Cameron and Hailee his stepsister got together, Jason and Felicity have been thrust into the same circles, so it's no surprise when a lust - hate relationship develops between them.
He's the boy she shouldn't want and she's the girl he doesn't deserve.
Jason really is a pig, you can't help but like Hailee more but hate the boy when he pulls her in only to push her away again, leaving her hurt and feeling used, Jason is definitely a guy with issues and a relationship commitment-phobe. In the end though you will swoon, I always love the way an enemy to lovers story goes and I loved how Jason called Felicity Giles, typical guy thing but cute.
I loved the push and pull, the dramas, the football team rivalry, the whole plot was addictive and hot in all the right places and also we still get to see how Hailee and Cameron are getting on. This is the second book in the series and I am already addicted, already wanting to get a taste of Asher's story, I love it, this is teenage drama at it's best.
Start the first book today THE TROUBLE WITH YOU if you love teenage angst and high school drama's you definitely don't want to miss this series.
THE GAME YOU PLAY is told in first person dual pov and leads to a hea. Each book could be read as a standalone.
Wealth and power make them untouchable.
The monarchs of Trinity Academy.
With a sharp, intelligent look, he reeks of arrogance wrapped in an icy layer of indifference.
A life of luxury has left him with the notion that everything is attainable.
Power. Wealth. Status.
He’s a god and I a mere mortal.
He’s Jupiter, and I am Mercury.
There’s so much power in this man.
He has the kind of influence most people can’t even begin to imagine.
And me… I’m an eighteen-year-old girl who managed to make him lose control.
I’m the girl who showed him there’s a kaleidoscope of colors outside the high walls of his black and white world.
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The first book in a new series by Michelle Heard. College romance lovers, bad boy lovers, power play romance romance lovers, be ready.
An academy for the rich, for those who will one day have power and the world at their beck and call, Falcon is one of those people, he's a young man who is expected to take the reigns one day from his fathers empire but first he needs to go through the academy while also fighting off the competition and threats from his brother who wants it all. Falcon's future is mapped out, he has his best friends who are like true brothers by his side, Lake and Mason, they rule the school, they have it all planned out but what isn't planned is Falcon falling for his fathers assistants daughter along the way.
I liked it, I liked the characters, Layla was a down to earth kind of girl and she brought Falcon down a peg or two while also opening his eyes to how the other half lived, she brought him balance, they became a good fit. I wanted more angst though, more bad boy, the boy went from hard to soft too quick in my opinion, I do love the chase and the angst in my reads.
Falcon is a promising and exciting start to a new series I can't wait for Mason and Lake's story.
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I fell in love with her when I was seventeen.
She brought me to my knees when I was twenty.
I loved her against reason.
I loved her against hope.
I loved her against all odds.
Now she's back, a constant reminder of what I lost, what could have been.
I hate her.
I resent her.
I still love her.
Can I forgive her...
Will she be my end once again or my beginning?
STANDALONE within a series. New Adult Contemporary Romance: Strong language and sexual content, not intended for readers under 18.
This broke me, put me together, then broke me again. What a roller-coaster of emotions.
I love story's of first loves, the bad boy who completely sweeps the good girl of her feet kind of romance. I was immediately sucked into Dylan and Aubrey's story. This book is a journey, one where my heart hurt for these characters over and over.
I felt the joys, the angst, the heartbreak. M. Robinson has a way of taking your there right along with the characters.
I listened to this book in audio and it always has more of an effect on me emotionally especially when the narrator gets into character and this was definitely brilliantly narrated. And that southern drawl (inserts dribble emoji)
This is one angsty and emotional read. UNDO ME sucked me in, oh how I love a teen romance that leads to more, but how wrong was I, this book is unpredictable to say the least. It isn't without its frustrations either, the characters will frustrate you, the plot will frustrate you especially if your the kind of person who just wants to get to the hea. The way the story jumps to the future too is also frustrating especially with the way it jumps in years from one part in time then all of a sudden its two years later but I suppose how else would you fit over 16 years of two peoples lives and their journey into one book without doing that, the jumps just felt sudden at times, that would be my only negative about that but I loved it!
First love, mistakes, regrets, heartache, romance, pasts, present and futures, heartwarming moments all in the name of destiny.
"You've always had my heart and I've always been your home. I'm your soft place to fall"
UNDO ME is a book that will stick with me and definitely one I would recommend.
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