Author: Lora Leigh


RUGGED TEXAS COWBOY by Lora LeighRugged Texas Cowboy by Lora Leigh
Genres: Contemporary, Erotic
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Published by St. Martin's Press



Melina is one of two gorgeous twin daughters, the clever and considerate one who always spared her parents the humiliation of what her sister Maria had wrought. But now, Melina is finally ready to stand up for herself and seize control of her life?until she is kidnapped by a cowboy, named Jardin, who is dead-set on settling the score with her family. There’s only one catch: In capturing Melina, this tough, rough, hunk of a man has actually found a way to unleash her greatest fantasies, body and soul. . .
Beautiful, spirited Angel Manning has always longed to experience the power of her ancestors’ most precious heirloom. Her mother once told her that the legendary Irish torque would lead Angel to the one man worthy of possessing her heart. But when Angel learns that her father, now a widower, has sold the torque to the notorious two-timer Jack Riley, she is furious. Of course she plans to take back what is rightfully hers, by whatever means necessary. But the fate of the ancient Druids works in mysterious ways. . .Could it be that this slick, smooth-talking cowboy was destined to satisfy Angel’s deepest desires all along?


Cowboy and the Captive

Luc Jardin and his business partner Jack were almost killed and not Luc is out for revenge.

Melina is tired of always cleaning up her sister Maria’s messes.  She finally gets brave enough to stand up to her parents and refuse to help Maria.  Unfortunately, Maria’s recent crimes land Melina in the hands of Luc.

A Kidnapping for revenge turns into something neither Luc nor Melina are prepared for.

Cowboy and the Thief

Angel Manning is desperate to get back a family heirloom.  Jack Riley wants to claim what’s his.  When Angel breaks into Jack’s home he takes drastic measures to get what he wants.  Will Angel give into Jack or leave him in the dust?

Rugged Texas Cowboy gives the reader two stories from Author Lora Leigh.  Cowboy and the Captive and Cowboy and the Thief have been revised and expanded from versions previously released.

Both Cowboy and the Captive and Cowboy and the Thief are erotic.  While highly erotic both stories have their fair share of emotion.  I have to say I enjoyed the actual emotion more than the sex.  Author Lora Leigh’s Rugged Texas Cowboy is sizzling.

NAUTI ANGEL by Lora Leigh

NAUTI ANGEL by Lora LeighNauti Angel by Lora Leigh
Series: Nauti Girls
Genres: Contemporary, Erotic, Suspense
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Published by Berkley Publishing Group

When Bliss MacKay is almost kidnapped mercenary Angel Calloway makes it her mission to protect her.  Chaya MacKay, Bliss’ mother, is none too happy with Angel.  Chaya knows Angel is hiding something from her and cannot trust her with her daughter until she knows the truth.

Reece “Duke” Duquaine is a former Army Investigator charged with keeping an eye on Angel and discovering her secrets.  The longer he’s around Angel the harder it is to deny the attraction between them.  But will Duke be able to protect Angel from herself?

The final book in the Nauti Girls series blows Author Lora Leigh’s Nauti World to pieces and then put’s it back together in true Lora Leigh fashion.

Within minutes of starting Nauti Angel I knew I was going to need some Kleenex.  I found myself mesmerized by Angel and her relationships with Chaya, Bliss and Duke.  I could not get enough and finished in one sitting.  Nauti Angel combines the perfect amount of emotion, action and hot sex.   I shed many tears and I’m sad to hear this is the final Nauti Girls book.  Angel and Duke have a rough start.  After all, women don’t usually appreciate a man trying to dig up her secrets.  However, he redeems himself when he stands by her after her secrets come to life.

The connection between Angel and Duke is passionate and exciting.  They are forced into some tough situations but always seem to make it through mostly unscathed.  Angel is a complex character and I enjoyed her journey throughout the book.  The action is intense and thrilling.  I loved the fact that we were able to spend a lot of time with all the Nauti Boys and Girls.  For me it was like a reunion.  I enjoyed finding out what they are up to now.  And the secret that Angel’s carrying around…well that’s a whopper!

Prepare yourself for another sexy hot ride from Author Lora Leigh in Nauti Angel.  The suspense, drama and sexual tension make Nauti Angel a keeper.  Author Lora Leigh outdid herself! Nauti Angel is the perfect way to end the fantastic Nauti Girls series.


SECRET PLEASURE by Lora LeighSecret Pleasure by Lora Leigh
Series: Bound Hearts #10
Genres: Contemporary, Menage
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Published by St. Martin's Press


Alyssa Hampstead is the daughter of a U.S. Senator who is believed to be headed towards the Presidency.  She is barely eighteen and finally eligible to go to the party she has heard about for years.  Besides being one of the season’s most wanted invitations, it is also a place to meet other intriguing people, which is exactly what Alyssa does.  Sebastian and Shane De Loren are cousins who are straddling the line both professionally and sexually.  They are at the holiday party to gain information and if seducing a willing woman will give it to them, so be it.  At least, those were their thoughts before a young and stunning girl wandered into their alcove.  Now after a few minutes of conversation, both Sebastian and Shane know that Alyssa is theirs.


A summer of hot romance and sexual pleasure has bound Alyssa, Sebastian, and Shane together. Just when the men are about to make Alyssa a permanent part of their lives, their families step in and make them give up Alyssa because of a threat to all of them.  All three are torn apart as the years pass. Time and again, Alyssa loses all that she loves, and Sebastian and Shane work hard to remove the threat that is keeping her from their hearts.  Life is not easy for any of the threesome and yet, just when the men believe they can finally have Alyssa, there is yet another block in their way.  Now finally, Sebastian and Shane can have what they lost so long ago, but has time and so much disappointment and heartache destroyed the Alyssa they knew and left a shell unable to love again?  Only the bond wedged between them so long ago might be able to give these lovers the future they have dreamed of for many, many years.


Passion found, lost and found again after loss and heartache will learn that when love is involved it will always come out on top in Secret Pleasures.  I will say right off that my heart seriously ached for Alyssa, Sebastian, and Shane in more than one place.  I have read the Bound Hearts series since it began and, at first, I believed that this was just another of those sexy stories.  Then the threats and heartaches began, and I learned that the journey that Alyssa, Sebastian, and Shane had to travel was harder than anyone before them.  Through it all I kept hoping that somehow they would find a way to have their happy ending. After all, it was a romance.  Yet, I will admit that in a couple of places, I wasn’t sure this would happen.  When these three lovers finally came together—older, wiser, and after a long and painful separation—to me, it just made their ending that much sweeter.  I have to say that I believe this to be the best Bound Hearts story yet, and that is saying a lot.  Secret Pleasures is a love story full of erotic pleasures and years of struggles that will tear your heart out in places and yet, it ends with the best possible of endings—passion regained and love abounding!


MIDNIGHT SINS by Lora LeighMidnight Sins by Lora Leigh
Series: Heroes and Heartbreakers #1
Genres: Contemporary, Erotic, Suspense
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Published by St. Martin's Press

Reviewed by Miranda

The Callahan boys have been ostracized since childhood by the town they live in. The history between their parents and their maternal grandparents is sordid and that relationship has deferred to them since their parents death. The boys were willed their parents land but their grandparents want it back in its rightful owners hands.

Rafer Callahan is known around Sweetrock as another one of those bad Callahan boys. He left town to join the marines after being accused of murder. There has never been any doubt that he would be coming back to claim his inheritance no matter the difficulty he has getting it. There is something else he wants that resides in Sweetrock but he knows he shouldn’t claim Cambria Flannigan. 

Cami Flannigan has been in love with Rafer almost her entire life. She even loved him after he was accused of brutally murdering her sister. Cami has complete faith in Rafer’s innocence and has always been willing to stand up for him. Now that she’s all grown up and living back in Sweetrock it’s hard to ignore her feelings for Rafer. One snowy night brings about a night of passion they will never forget. Will their night together bring dire consequences? It seems someone holds a deeper grudge towards the Callahan’s and doesn’t want to see them happy. This person is ready to take away whatever Rafer loves—making Cami a target. Can Rafer protect the woman he loves?

Midnight Sins is a spicy romance with a killer plot. I must say I really enjoyed Rafer and Cami’s story. I think they make a very special couple. Their relationship has tons of emotion and heat. I was absolutely pulled in by their feelings for each other and the heady circumstances that brought them together. Rafer is definitely an alpha male and he brings plenty of sexy to this story. I love that Cami’s no push over either. I found the back story to be unique and intriguing. I cannot wait to find out more about what happened to the Callahan boys parents and see if any of my suspicions are correct. There are several errors and discrepancies throughout the book. The timeline at the beginning is a bit confusing. I felt like I was missing something at one point. However, I don’t want to dwell on it too much. Yes, it’s bad that there are errors but for me it doesn’t affect how much I liked Midnight Sins. None of these errors seemed as offensive as some I’ve seen in the past. Rafer and Cami’s romance is hot, heavy and immensely satisfying. I am looking forward to the next book in this exciting series.

LAWE’S JUSTICE by Lora Leigh

LAWE’S JUSTICE by Lora LeighLawe's Justice by Lora Leigh
Series: Breeds #26
Genres: Paranormal
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Published by Penguin

Reviewed by Jo

#1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh returns to the world of the Breeds where animal instincts can bring a feral pleasure to every man and his willing female mate.

Lawe Justice is one of the few feline breeds that hopes he will never find his mate, along with his twin, Rule Breaker.  After all, Lawe saw what happened when the Council discovered mates very early in his life and every mated couple he has met since then has not changed his mind.  Mates cause Breeds to act irrationally and can risk their sanity in his opinion.  What’s worse is that if one dies and the other lives, it’s a lifetime of hell and loss.  That was his opinion before he came face-to-face with the woman who challenged him like no other – his mate.

Diane Broen is a warrior and one who has paid her dues.  Now she commands her Uncle’s team into dangerous situations and with very few exceptions, her team comes out the winner.  Now that Diane’s little sister has mated with the Director of Breed Affairs, Diane has even more reason to do her part in helping the Breeds end all threats to them and their families.  As they say, now it’s personal.  Knowing that if she and Lawe ever act on the heat simmering between them it might kill a vital part of her, Diane knows that her largest battle is about to happen – that for her future happiness.

Lawe has finally accepted that not only is Diane his mate, but that he needs to complete the mating and find a way to keep her protected and safe.  Too bad that Diane is not on board with that plan.  Diane knows that if she allows Lawe to keep her in a safe bubble it will kill the most vital parts of her.  Right now both Lawe and Diane are in a race to locate the people who might have the answers to save Diane’s niece.  Diane and Lawe are after the same thing but they are nowhere near working together as a team.  Along with the battle to locate the missing answers, the larger battle between Lawe and Diane will determine if they can be mates who battle together as partners to benefit all or if Lawe’s need to keep Diane safe will kill all but a lesser passion between them.  Those answers better be found soon because the Council has learned about Lawe and Diane and are already coming for them.

Two strong warriors learn the hard way that sometimes compromise can lead to a passionate love made stronger than ever.  Lawe and Diane discover this for themselves in Lawe’s Justice.  I always knew that Lawe would be in trouble when he found his mate since I first met him much earlier in the books.  His strong hope to never meet his mate told me that he would have a doozy of a time when he did: man did he ever.  Diane was more than a match for Lawe, she was as much of a warrior as Lawe and has the same type of internal strength and belief in right and wrong.  I alternated between shaking my head, laughing and groaning as I watched Lawe and Diane work and fight to find the compromise that would give them both all they ever wanted.  Both of them seemed to know where they wanted their relationship to end but the missteps they each made on the way to getting there had me wondering if the end game would be as great as I knew they deserved.  I freely admit to cheering when the final fight came and they were both able to accept each other for what they were and what their part in the Breed battle would be.  I love it when strong souls find the passion that is waiting for them.  Lawe’s Justice takes two strong and passionate people and makes them even stronger and much more passionate by uniting them in a love that will help blaze their way forward forever more. 

RULE BREAKER by Lora Leigh

RULE BREAKER by Lora Leigh

Rule Breaker by Lora Leigh Genres: Fiction, General, Romance Reviewed by:PublisherPublished by Penguin Reviewed by Jo There’s a fine line between animal instinct and human desire—and in her “highly erotic saga” (Fresh Fiction), #1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh crosses it. Now, in her new novel of the Breeds, the mating heat continues…Continue Reading

NAUTIER AND WILDER by Lora Leigh & Jaci Burton

Nautier and Wilder by Jaci Burton, Lora Leigh Genres: Erotica, Fiction Reviewed by:PublisherPublished by Penguin Reviewed by Miranda First there was Nauti and Wild. Now, New York Times bestselling authors Lora Leigh and Jaci Burton go one step further. Can you take it? #1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh returns to the relentlesslyContinue Reading

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