Genre: Contemporary

SO OVER YOU by Kate Meader

SO OVER YOU by Kate Meader

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SO OVER YOU by Kate MeaderSo Over You by Kate Meader
Series: Chicago Rebels #2
Published by Pocket Star Genres: Contemporary, Sports


 

 

I’m so in love with Isobel Chase & Vadim Petrov I feel like I might bust! I’m simply cannot stop smiling.

The Chase sisters must get their hockey team the Chicago Rebels into the playoffs if they want to hold on to the team.  Per their father’s will, if they do not get into the playoffs the team will be sold.  A key to winning is their latest acquisition Vadim Petrov.  It is Isobel’s job to get him back into fighting shape after a recent injury. There is just a tiny problem…these two have a past.

Olympic Silver Medalist Isobel Chase was set to be the best female hockey player in the world until she was sidelined by a life-threatening injury.  Now, she must settle for coaching the game she so desperately wants to play.  However, getting grown men to listen to a female coach is easier said than done.  ­Vadim Petrov is the latest roadblock on her road to a full-time coaching job.

The last person Vadim Petrov wants to help him get back up to speed on the ice is Isobel Chase.  He’s still harboring anger about the last time she entered his life and dashed his dreams. Yet, he cannot deny there is still a spark between them.  He quickly realizes she might just melt the ice wall he’s built around his heart.

Isobel and Vadim must decide whether pursuing the chemistry between them is worth possibly losing everything they hold dear.

WOW! Author Kate Meader blew me away with passion and grace in So Over You the second book in her Chicago Rebels series.

Isobel and Vadim will draw you in the second they share the page. It’s impossible to miss the angsty unresolved feelings between them.  While each would rather forget their teenage romance, it keeps rearing its head.  As they try to convince each other that they are So Over their past; it continues to pull them together.  Isobel and Vadim are both very obstinate it is fun watching their walls crumble.  If you love romances filled with scorching scenes and emotional storytelling Ms. Meader’s So Over You if for You!

So Over You really takes second chance romance to the next level by pairing it with a high stakes subplot. Everyone in the story has something riding on the outcome of the team.  I love the fact that the secondary characters play such important roles in the series.  Speaking of which, I cannot wait to learn more about Dante and his possible relationship!

So Over You is bursting with unforgettable romance that will leave you with chill bumps…the good kind.  I enjoyed the first book in the series Irresistible You so much.  I didn’t think Ms. Meader could follow that up with another story so spectacularly, but she hit the mark with So Over You.

So Over You is one of those stay up all night books that will have you wanting to start it over again when you finish.  So Over You is a Joyfully Recommended Read for December and the perfect book to wrap up 2017 with!

ROYALLY RUINED by Nora Flite

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ROYALLY RUINED by Nora FliteRoyally Ruined by Nora Flite
Series: Bad Boy Royals #2
Published by Montlake Romance Genres: Contemporary, Suspense


 

 

Scotch has crappy luck.  She does a good deed and now she’s paying dearly.  Scotch is forced to go on the run with the city’s most dangerous mafia boss.

Costello Badd is the head of his family’s mafia empire.  A night that was supposed to bring good things to his family could be their ruin.  One brave, smart mouthed woman may be his undoing for he cannot leave Scotch’s fate in the hands of others.

Scotch and Costello are polar opposites, yet they can’t fight the attraction between them.  If they’re not careful their attraction may get them killed.

Royally Ruined is a fast-paced mafia romance.  Scotch is an amazing character.  She is tough, and she knows what she wants. Costello really needs Scotch to bring out his softer side and oh boy does she.  There’s nothing like being on the run from a bunch of killers to bring two people together.

At the beginning Royally Ruined goes from sexy to thrilling in what felt like a split second.  I really enjoyed these two.  Ms. Flite is a new author to me and I will definitely read her again.  Royally Ruined is a sizzling adventure!

BEFORE THE DAWN by Cynthia Eden

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BEFORE THE DAWN by Cynthia EdenBefore the Dawn by Cynthia Eden
Series: Killer Instinct
Published by HQN Books Genres: Contemporary, Suspense


 

 

Ex-SEAL Tucker Frost knows that the world is full of evil. He saw it in the face of his own brother, Jason Frost, a cold, methodical, sadistic killer. A killer Tucker put down with his own hands in order to save Jason's final victim--Dawn Alexander, the only girl who got away from the infamous "Iceman."

It's Tucker's up close and personal experience with evil that's made him perfect for Samantha Dark's experimental profiling division in the FBI. And when women start turning up murdered with the same MO used by the Iceman, Tucker is sent back to Louisiana to investigate.

Seven years have passed since the night that Tucker faced down his brother...and since he last saw Dawn, his one-time lover. But as Tucker and Dawn grapple with a desire that never died, they must also face the shared shadow from their pasts. Both have the same question--has Jason Frost come back from the dead to hunt again? And this time, will he succeed in killing the victim who got away?

Tucker and Dawn have an intense history.  She was abducted by a serial killer called the Iceman.  The Iceman was Jason Frost…Tucker’s brother.

It’s easy to get pulled into Author Cynthia Eden’s Before the Dawn.  The story kicks off with killer suspense and never lets up until the final page.

I thoroughly enjoyed Before the Dawn.  Tucker and Dawn have painful circumstances that connect them.  This makes their reunion rife with powerful emotions.  I couldn’t get enough scenes with these two.  As always Ms. Eden provides the reader with an excellent mystery and thrilling suspense. Before the Dawn is a great read!

 

RUGGED TEXAS COWBOY by Lora Leigh

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


 

 

COWBOY AND THE CAPTIVE
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. . .
COWBOY AND THE THIEF
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.

THE BILLIONAIRES: THE STEPBROTHERS by Calista Fox

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THE BILLIONAIRES: THE STEPBROTHERS by Calista FoxThe Billionaires: The Stepbrothers by Calista Fox
Series: Lover's Triangle
Published by St. Martin's Press Genres: Contemporary, Erotic, Menage


 

Scarlet Drake is an insurance fraud investigator on the hunt for a missing art collection.  Everyone is a suspect including the victims’ sons.

Michael Vandenburg, known as the Wolf of Wall Street in business circles, he has no time to deal with the fraud investigator stalking him for an interview. However, she leaves him little choice and once he meets Scarlet he’s intrigued and eager to learn more about her.

Sam Reed left the high society world his family resides in after a devastating heartbreak.  He now lives in Montana working with horses.  When Scarlet crashes into his life with questions about his mother’s missing art Sam is caught off guard by his desire for her.

A powerful connection forms immediately between Michael, Scarlet and Sam but can they figure out a way to make the connection last when they live thousands of miles apart? Oh and there’s still that little fact that Scarlet is on the hunt for the missing art collection and someone out there will stop at nothing to make sure she doesn’t find the culprit.

The Billionaires: The Stepbrothers is a feast of erotic proportion with the emotion to match.

The connection between Scarlet and Michael and then Scarlet and Sam are swift and magnetic.  While the sex was great as it usually is in Ms. Fox’s writing I really enjoyed the mystery surrounding the missing artwork and the depth of emotion in Sam’s personal history.  Sam’s story yanks on the heartstrings! I love him!

I love the fact that Scarlet doesn’t let her feelings change how she does her job.  She’s persistent even when she may hurt herself in the long run.  Scarlet’s job is intriguing and brings thrilling suspense to the story.  The Billionaires: Stepbrothers is an excellent addition to the Lover’s Triangle series!

THE BIG, BAD BILLIONAIRE by Jackie Ashenden

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NAUTI ANGEL by Lora Leigh

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GOING DARK by Monica McCarty

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TWISTED TRUTHS by Rebecca Zanetti

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ELECT by Rachel Van Dyken

ELECT by Rachel Van Dyken

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ELITE by Rachel Van Dyken

ELITE by Rachel Van Dyken

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ALWAYS RED by Isabelle Ronin

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CHASING RED by Isabelle Ronin

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THE BILLIONAIRES: THE BOSSES by Calista Fox

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KEEPING FAITH by Kris North

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THREE WISHES by Sean Michael

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THE DISCIPLE by Susan Laine

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SEVEN MINUTES by Grace Kilian Delaney

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SAND TRAP by L. M. Somerton

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LOST AND FOUND by Rick R. Reed

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