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The Tycoon’s Convenient Bride by Leslie North

The Tycoon’s Convenient Bride by Leslie North
The Tycoon's Convenient Bride
by Leslie North

Series: European Tycoon #3
Published by Relay Publishing Genres: Contemporary
Source: Publisher

Leslie North’s The Tycoon’s Convenient Bride is a sweet and sexy read. A tropical vacation leads to a blistering relationship filled with a special surprise, speedy wedding and an HEA. Billionaire Anthony Charles Harrington V travels to Fiji to come to terms with the path his life is headed down.  He’s 32 and according the family he must marry and produce an heir by 33. When he goes home he must enter an arranged marriage.  Nurse Diana Tinsley is in Fiji on a relief mission. One misunderstanding leads to the hottest week of her life! Fast Forward two months and Tony opens the door of his castle to discover Diana…two months pregnant. 


Tony and Diana sizzle as they reignite the passion between them but both are uncertain about their future.  Their journey is fun and angsty. I enjoyed these two characters. They dealt with emotions as I can imagine a lot would in the situation. The Tycoon’s Convenient Bride is a great short read. It will keep you interested until the end. I was able to read in one sitting. If you are a fan of instalove and surprise babies you will most likely enjoy Leslie North’s The Tycoon’s Convenient Bride.

The Last Heist by Samantha Keith

The Last Heist by Samantha Keith
The Last Heist
by Samantha Keith

Series: Pretty Theives #1
Published by Self Published Genres: Contemporary, Suspense
Source: Author

Former thief turned all-star realtor Serena Metcalf is at the top of her game. She’s about to land her biggest client to date when her life is turned upside-down as her past comes back to haunt her. Serena has no one to turn to except the man that broke her heart, Milo Baxter.

When Serena’s sister is abducted she and Milo are given a very short amount of time to commit the heist of a lifetime. The Last Heist is a swift moving romantic suspense. Milo and Serena have a sexy attraction. Their connection is completely alive and the suspense is great in the beginning. For some reason it wasn’t able to hold my attention throughout the entire book. Perhaps because of their situation and the things they were being asked to do were preposterous. I wanted to like this so bad but it was just a little too obvious who the culprit would turn out to be.

Surrendering to Him by Hope Jones

Surrendering to Him by Hope Jones
Surrendering to Him
by Hope Jones

Published by Boom Factory Publishing Genres: Contemporary, Suspense
Source: Publisher

Investigative Journalist Phoebe Danvers finds herself in a bit of hot water. It’s a good thing former FBI Agent turned PI Huxley Carson has his eyes on her. Author Hope Jones’ Surrendering to Him begins quickly with feisty banter between the hero and heroine as well as suspense. 

I was really into their story at first.  Phoebe and Huxley share plenty of chemistry but unfortunately somewhere in the middle things began to fizzle and lost my attention. I usually like instalove but something about Huxley’s control of the situation and the way he treated Phoebe like they were already together. It was too much too soon. I found myself more eager to read the suspense parts than the actual romance part of the story.

SAVAGE BURN by Lisa Renee Jones

SAVAGE BURN by Lisa Renee Jones

SAVAGE BURN by Lisa Renee Jones
Savage Burn
by Lisa Renee Jones

Series: Savage #2
Genres: Contemporary, Suspense
Source: Author

Possible Spoilers…You should read Savage Hunger before Savage Burn to enjoy properly.

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Rick and Candace are back and ready for more drama in Savage Burn.  I can’t get enough of this couple. I’m obsessed with the palpable tension between them. Rick and Candace set every scene on FIRE! The stakes have only gotten higher for the couple in Savage Burn. Danger is lurking around every corner. It seems like Rick and Candace’s enemies has only multiplied.

Savage Burn is full of twists. You may think you know what is going to happen, but Lisa Renee Jones is great at throwing the reader curve balls.  I love being surprised and the Savage series has brought many.  This is my first series from the author therefore I didn’t know any of the men from Walker Security, but I have now picked up their books because I adore them. The banter between them brings the right amount of light moments in Savage Burn.

The sexual chemistry is still high between Rick and Candace, but the emotional quotient is a hundred times higher.  The couple has reunited, confessed their love and determination to get through their current woes but the fear remains high. Rick is afraid Candace will leave him if she learns everything about him and Candace is afraid Rick will leave her to protect her. Now, we all know fear only leads to bad decisions.

The second book in the Savage trilogy takes the reader on an emotional, suspense filled roller coaster. Rick and Candace are a special couple and I’m dying to know what happens to them.  The ending of Savage Burn is quite the cliffhanger. It’s one of those moments where you think “oh sh*t” when you realize it’s the last page and you’re going to have to wait for months for the final book.

Savage Burn is a MUST read! I love Rick and Candace and can’t wait to find out what will happen next!

SAVAGE HUNGER by Lisa Renee Jones

SAVAGE HUNGER by Lisa Renee Jones

SAVAGE HUNGER by Lisa Renee Jones
Savage Hunger
by Lisa Renee Jones

Series: Savage #1
Genres: Contemporary, Suspense
Source: Author

Savage Hunger is a sexy second chance romance with and edge of suspense.  This was my first read from Lisa Renee Jones. I can’t believe I waited so long to try her books.  I fell in love with Rick and Candace’s intense sexual chemistry right away. They sucked me into their exciting romance from page one.

Rick and Candace have one of the sexiest meet cutes I’ve ever read. The hot drama begins quickly.  Rick and Candace once a couple on the road to marriage have now been apart for years. Rick broke Candace’s heart into a million pieces. Now he’s being forced back into her realm by an enemy who plans to use Candace against him. One thing that was refreshing is the fact that Rick is not shy about telling Candace what he wants. He is definitely an Alpha hero determined to get what he wants and right now he plans to take back what is his…Candace.

Candace isn’t quite so receptive to his dominant wishes, but the sexual tension is definitely reawakening her sex drive. Unfortunately, Candace is engaged to a soon-to-be presidential candidate. We quickly learn things are not what they seem between the engaged couple. Candace is being forced to be the dutiful fiancée and she can’t afford to let her ex mess up her plans to get herself out of this situation.

Savage Hunger is an appropriate title for this book because you can absolutely feel the hunger burning between them. I don’t want to give a lot away because I’m highly recommending you read Savage Hunger!  I’m addicted to Rick and Candace.  I generally shy away from trilogies until they are all released but I was tempted and now I’m dying to read the rest of the series.

Lisa Renee Jones gives the reader a sensual, suspenseful feast with Savage Hunger. If you love domineering a man determined protect the woman, he loves while winning her heart Savage Hunger is for you. Don’t miss out on this great read.

Enticing His Navy Seal by Charlie Richards

Disgusted with the corruption caused by a fellow Councilman bear shifter Regales Colearian travels to Stone Ridge, Colorado.  The Councilman would like to interview Alpha Declan and members of his pack who uncovered the illegal activities. He’d also like to talk to some of the shifters rescued from the clutches of scientists experimenting on them. Continue Reading

Enlightening the Lab Assistant by Charlie Richards

Junior scientist LIago Hernandez finds himself in the middle of a violent confrontation with powerful creatures.  During the fight LIago is injured and that’s the last thing he can remember until he wakes in a strange bed with a worried creature staring down at him.  What LIago believed to be a gargoyle is in truthContinue Reading

Earning His Trust by Alicia Nordwell

Too little sleep and a moment of inattention sends Evin to the E.R. with a severe burn on his hand.  He’d been making homemade biscuits for his teething six month oldsix-month-old Micah when the accident happened.  The doctor who comes around the curtain is Dr. Ben Perez, the man who once broke Evin’s heart. SixContinue Reading

Drifting With A Giant Squid by Charlie Richards

The Marine themed park World of Aquatica provides a true adventure for visitors.  It also provides a secret and safe home for a variety of aquatic shifters. Owners Kaiser and William run the marine attraction with a firm, gentle hand as the de facto Alpha and Beta of their unusual family.  The absence of theirContinue Reading

Dragon’s Hoard by M. A. Church

A recession, poor stock choices and a lack of curtailing spending habits led Alpha Montgomery to the doors of dragon shifter Warwick Ehecatl, a powerful paranormal money lender.  Unfortunately, the only worthwhile collateral is his people’s pack lands.  One hundred years have passed.   Tonight, Alpha Montgomery and his pack are celebrating his son Avery’sContinue Reading

Dominate by Bailey Bradford

Taking a deep breath and girding his loins, so to speak, Forest Tilden walks into his very first BDSM club Head n’ Tails.  Years of secret yearnings, reading and watching videos have given Forest the courage to finally accept his sexual desires. It may be baby steps but it’s certainly a start. Watching consensual actsContinue Reading

Dim Sum Asylum by Rhys Ford

Senior Inspector Roku MacCormick guards the streets of San Francisco.  Assigned to Chinatown’s Arcane Crimes Division Roku is exactly where he wants to be.  The cop prefers to downplay his heritage whenever possible though his human-fairie DNA has proven helpful in keeping Roku alive on occasion. Having recently shot his partner while on duty forContinue Reading

Demon Familiar by Bellora Quinn & Sadie Rose Bermingham

The love of his mother is the one thing keeping Neil Markovic sane and whole.   His father however is something else, a cruel sorcerer whose sole interest lies in gaining more and more power. Half human, half sorcerer Neil does his best to stay off his father’s radar.  After work one fateful evening NeilContinue Reading

Dangerous Dance by Samantha Cayto

More than a thousand years ago beings from another world crash landed on Earth.  The crew survived in part because of superior genetics. When they realized there would be no rescue it was decided they would quietly live alongside humans.  Unfortunately, there was a mutiny lead by crewmember Dracul whose one goal is to ruleContinue Reading

Comforting His Restless Stallion by Charlie Richards

Hanging in chains, brutally whipped and beaten Baron Vanern awaits death.  One day bleeds into another for the dying horse shifter. Someone touches him, speaks to him and Baron believes his torturers have returned.   The shifter has actually been saved and brought to Chieftain Maelgwn’s gargoyle clutch in Colorado Springs.  Baron and his best friendContinue Reading

WOLF RAIN by Nalini Singh

WOLF RAIN by Nalini Singh

Alexei Vasiliey Harte is one of the Snow Dancer Lieutenants. Once a lighthearted person, his entire personality underwent a change when his brother went rouge and had to be killed.  Now Alexei waits for what he believes the next part of a family curse will be.  One day he heard a sound in the woods so sadContinue Reading

SAY NO TO THE DUKE by Eloisa James

SAY NO TO THE DUKE by Eloisa James

Lady Betsy Wilde’s first season was a smashing success and all of society loves the image of a perfectly proper lady she presents. But there’s one type of man she hasn’t netted a proposal from: a duke.  Then one comes along, the nice, proper sort of future duke Betsy knows she should marry.  There is just one problem…oneContinue Reading

HARD RIDING COWBOY by Stacey Kennedy

Megan Harrison makes her living by owning a bar known for its sexy games and fun loving atmosphere. While Megan promotes the illusion of sex, personally Megan does her best to not give in to her lust for one sexy cowboy she grew up with.  Especially since his family and her father can’t stand each other.  Nash BlackshawContinue Reading

THE ME I USED TO BE by Jennifer Ryan

THE ME I USED TO BE by Jennifer Ryan

Love, Betrayal, Family and Second Chances have never been so good. Jennifer Ryan’s The Me I Used to Beis a beautiful piece of storytelling.  Ryan has not only given readers a wonderful romance but an emotional, complicated and thrilling ride throughout the pages of The Me I Used to Be.  I wasn’t sure at first if this story wasContinue Reading

Charmer in Chaps by Julia London

Charmer in Chaps by Julia London

Ella Kendall’s life has been one of hardship. Her mother’s in prison and she bounced from foster home to foster home throughout her youth.  But Ella finally has a place to call her own.  Her grandmother left her a small home in the middle of the vast acreage known to belong to the infamous Prince family. Ella is quiteContinue Reading

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