Genre: Erotic

THE BILLIONAIRES by Calista Fox

THE BILLIONAIRES by Calista Fox

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THE BILLIONAIRES by Calista FoxThe Billionaires by Calista Fox
Series: Lover's Triangle #1
Published by St. Martin's Press Genres: Contemporary, Erotic

 

Wine Country is about to catch fire in The Billionaires…

 

Calista Fox has a hit with The Billionaires! Rogen, Jewel and Vin make for one hell of a fiery read! The Billionaires take passion to new heights as they discover the truth behind their family’s feud and their feelings for each other.  The Billionaires is an erotic feast! However, it’s much more than just hot sex there is an excellent story built around Rogen, Jewel and Vin’s sinfully delicious attraction and the emotional obstacles standing in their way.

 

The backdrop of The Billionaires is beautifully described by Ms. Fox. She takes the reader into wine country and makes you feel like you’re about to have the tasting of a lifetime. I really enjoyed Jewel’s fierce personality, Rogen’s sensuality and Vin’s uncompromising hunger.  Ms. Fox gives us three strong characters that are determined to fight for each other and everything they believe in.  Rogen and Vin will bewitch the reader as they seduce Jewel.  There are plenty of titillating sexual situations but romance is the star here.

 

I am Joyfully Recommending The Billionaires for the month of April. I cannot wait to read the next books in the series.

DOUBLE TROUBLE by Erosa Knowles

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DOUBLE TROUBLE by Erosa KnowlesDouble Trouble by Erosa Knowles
Series: Men of 3X CONstruction #7
Published by Self Published Genres: Contemporary, Erotic


 

Twins Blaine and Donald O’Connor have loved only one woman and she is Belinda Moore.  A negative event impacted their love affair causing Belinda to disappear from their lives.  Fast forward to sixteen years later, now Blaine and Donald have a second chance with Belinda and this time the twins are determined by any means necessary not to allow her to slip through their fingers this time around.  Will Belinda reopen her heart to Blaine and Donald or is all hope lost?

 

Double Trouble is the seventh story in Erosa Knowles’ Men of 3X CONStruction series and can be read independently.  The twins, Blaine and Donald, are definitely a handful for Belinda.  As adults, she does not have a fighting chance against the dynamic duo because this time around, Belinda cannot simply disappear from their lives.  The sexual tension between Belinda and her men is intense and mega hot.  While it was easy to guess the mastermind behind the trio’s troubled past, I still found Double Trouble to be an intriguing read that held my attention until the very end.

HARD TO BREAK by Bella Jewel

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HARD TO BREAK by Bella JewelHard to Break by Bella Jewel
Series: Alpha's Heart #2
Published by St. Martin's Press Genres: Contemporary, Erotic
ReviewedbyNikita

 

Quinn Peterson lives and breathes Pixie Wheels, her father’s automotive shop.  Since her mother’s death, her father has become an alcoholic leaving Quinn to run the garage.  Unfortunately, it is in major debt and a hot shot race car builder has set his sight on buying the shop.  Quinn would rather die than sell it; however, her drunken father has other ideas.

 

Tazen Watts is a well-known custom race car builder who acquires financially troubled local garages around the country to accommodate his clienteles’ demands.  His latest conquest is the Pixie Wheels garage.  Instead of the usually smooth transition, Tazen is experiencing uncountable physical and emotional difficulty with the pervious owner’s daughter, Quinn.

 

Will Quinn and Tazen be able to resolve their differences before they destroy each other?

 

I am on the fence concerning Hard to Break.  Whereas, the plotline is intriguing and the overall writing style is excellent; I struggled bonding with Quinn and Tazen.  For a huge portion of the book, I could not stand either one of them.  Even though from the history aspect, I understand Quinn’s attachment to the garage; however, she comes over as a spoiled brat who whines all the time.  Likewise, Tazen’s general attitude towards a woman’s workplace really worked my nerves.  Bottom line he is an inconsiderate jerk with no regards to Quinn’s feelings.  Nevertheless, in the end Tazen makes it all up to Quinn in a big way that somewhat softened my heart towards him.  Overall, Hard to Break is a passable read.  With that said, I still look forward to future reads from Bella Jewel.

 

MINE TO KEEP by Cynthia Eden

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MINE TO KEEP by Cynthia EdenMine to Keep by Cynthia Eden
Series: Mine #2
Published by Self Published Genres: Contemporary, Erotic, Suspense
ReviewedbyMiranda

Love is the most dangerous obsession…

Skye Sullivan is trying to put the pieces of her life back together. She survived a brutal stalker and escaped his abduction, and now she is looking to the future—a future that includes Skye’s lover, billionaire Trace Weston. Skye thinks the danger is finally over for her.

She’s dead wrong.

When Trace’s past comes back to haunt him, Skye discovers that the man she loves isn’t quite who he seems to be. Trace has been leading a double-life. An ex-special forces agent, his military training turned him into the perfect killing machine. He made more than his share of enemies during his time in the military—and as he built his security empire—and one of those enemies is striking back.

He won’t lose her.

Skye is the one weapon that can be used against Trace—his only vulnerability. But he won’t let her go—he can’t. Trace will do anything necessary to protect Skye. Anything. Yet when she discovers the secrets that he’s tried to keep hidden, Skye’s pain and rage may send her running directly into the cross-hairs of a killer…

Mine to Keep is an intense romantic thriller!  We are once again taken into the world of Skye and Trace.  The story picks up not long after the stunning conclusion of book one Mine to Take.  I didn’t think things could get hotter or more extreme between Skye and Trace but they do!  This couple is scorching!  I love them together and were stressed for them as danger started stalking them once again.

 

Cynthia Eden’s pen excels in Mine to Keep.  The suspense is stellar and kept me guessing until the very end! I actually said “Holy Sh*t” as I figured out whodunit.  I cannot wait to get my hands on the next book in the Mine series.

FIRST AND FIRST by Santino Hassell

FIRST AND FIRST by Santino Hassell

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FIRST AND FIRST by Santino HassellFirst and First by Santino Hassell
Series: Five Buroughs #3
Published by Dreamspinner Press Genres: Contemporary, Erotic, Gay
Reviewed by Cheryl

Nearing forty, Caleb Stone has never been comfortable with his sexuality. Coming out later in life met with his father’s disapproval and curtailed any youthful adventures for the uptight scion of a wealthy New York family. Rather than risk the potential of awkward failure, he hides his desires behind a prickly, controlled facade. All that changes at a New Year’s Eve party where Caleb, still smarting from his ex’s new relationship, finds himself alone in a crowd of couples.

 

Enter Oliver “Oli” Buckley. Disowned by his own wealthy family at eighteen for his sexual adventures, Oli had to make his own way in life and is unapologetically independent. Shameless and daring, he is Caleb’s opposite, and a kiss at midnight leads to an explosive tryst neither can forget — even if Caleb’s memory is a bit hazy. Libertine Oli is happy to facilitate Caleb’s hedonistic escapades, but he’s nobody’s Prince Charming and doesn’t believe in monogamy.

 

As they delve further into a sexual relationship, the two become friends, business partners, and Caleb finally comes into his own. Caleb knows what he wants, but will his newfound courage push him to discover Oli’s true desires?

 

First and First is a fantastic addition to the Five Boroughs series. The second installment, Sunset Park, may still be my favorite, but First and First is a close second. After meeting Caleb in Sunset Park, I was a little apprehensive of him as a leading man, but he and Oli are delightful. Prickly but deep, Caleb is just waiting for someone wild and blunt as Oli. Told exclusively through Caleb’s point of view, I enjoyed watching him develop his confidence and act upon it. I also appreciate the bits of Oli’s personality that peeked through even when Caleb wasn’t fully catching onto what Oli was showing him. I don’t always prefer a limited perspective, but here it was presented in such a subtle and intriguing way that I didn’t mind not reading Oli’s POV. I wouldn’t say no to a short story from his POV, though.

 

Intensely erotic, First and First blazes off the pages. Caleb and Oli’s relationship evolves through multiple scorching sex scenes. While kinky and debauched, those scenes work together to push the story forward with a purpose. Caleb is so buttoned down that he needs wild experiences in order to come to terms with his true desires. Oli, the hedonist, needs to find the person who will accept and fight for him. I also enjoyed the modern feel of their relationship and the story’s backdrop. It wasn’t simply a standard, normative tale. Caleb and Oli were finding love in a world where people hookup but aren’t necessarily exclusive or renting U-Hauls after a few weeks. It’s refreshing to read a contemporary romance populated with characters that act as people of today. The secondary characters help make the Five Boroughs world more vivid and alive. I lived for the storyline featuring Raymond and David. I can’t get enough of them, even though I know they already have their own book. There were also quite a few other characters I would love to have Santino explore further. Charles deserves his happy ending at some point! Honestly though, I just want to read more of this world and the series, no matter who the characters are.

 

First and First could be easily read as a standalone, but I would suggest reading the previous books first. Readers will get a much fuller, richer story if they explore the earlier installments. Since I loved the previous book even more, let me assure you, you will thank me after reading it. Santino Hassell knows how to provide a thoroughly modern, utterly wicked, completely delightful read. I can’t Joyfully Recommend First and First enough!

JAX by Kym Grosso

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CRASHED OUT by Tessa Bailey

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EXPOSURE by Kelly Moran

EXPOSURE by Kelly Moran

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LOST EMBRACE by Kym Grosso

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HUNTER’S PREY by Moira Rogers

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ALEXANDR’S CHERISHED SUBMISSIVE by Ann Mayburn

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BERSERKER’S RAGE by Elle Boon

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STOLEN AND FORGIVEN by Alexandra Ivy and Carrie Ann Ryan

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ABANDONED AND UNSEEN by Carrie Ann Ryan and Alexandra Ivy

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BAITING THE MAID OF HONOR by Tessa Bailey

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THE ANDROID by Michelle Marquis

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DREAMSPELL by Chandra Knight

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EXPOSED BY FATE by Tessa Bailey

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FIRST STEPS by Sean Michael

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COMMANDED by Stacey Kennedy

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