Series: Heart of Fame

STEADY BEAT by Lexxie Couper

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Source: Publisher
This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
STEADY BEAT by Lexxie CouperSteady Beat by Lexxie Couper
Series: Heart of Fame #4
Published by Samhain Publishing Genres: Contemporary
Reviewed by Miranda

Rock star Noah Holden is excited to be getting back into the business with his bandmates.  The bands success with icon Nick Blackthorne is known across the world.  Now that they are looking to hit the road again they need a new lead singer.  Since taking a break Noah’s ADHD has been out of control and he hopes making music his number one priority once again will help.  However, it appears a sultry songstress may have the cure for all that ails him.  Waitress, Pepper Kerrigan, overhears the famous Noah Holden talking with his bandmates about a reunion tour.  She wants to try out and challenges Noah to a game of music trivia for the right.

 

Pepper drives Noah wild with her music knowledge and sultry voice.  It becomes impossible for them to ignore the intense attraction between them. When the past comes back to haunt them will they be able to hold on to each other?

 

Steady Beat is sexy and fun. Although part of the Heart of Fame series, it can be read as a stand-alone.  Noah and Pepper have great chemistry from page one.  Their round of music trivia is so hot.  Although I enjoyed most of the novel, I felt like one plot device was a little obvious but it was Peppers actions that befuddled me the most.  Spoiler Alert… I had trouble understanding how she could want something so badly and then seem to discover she was too afraid to do it.  I don’t discount this actually happening but it seemed unlikely for someone so in love with music to react in this manner. While I still love the Heart of Fame series, Steady Beat wasn’t my favorite.

GUARDED DESIRES by Lexxie Couper

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Source: Publisher
This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
GUARDED DESIRES by Lexxie CouperGuarded Desires by Lexxie Couper
Series: Heart of Fame #3
Published by Samhain Publishing on 2013-07-16
Genres: Erotica, MM
Pages: 242
Reviewed by Miranda

Desire like this wasn’t in the script...Heart of Fame, Book 3Small-screen sex symbol Chris Huntley is on the fast track to becoming the next big action-blockbuster movie star. When his latest movie takes him to Australia for a red-carpet premiere, he thinks he’s ready for anything. But nothing could have prepared him for his raw, carnal response to his Aussie bodyguard. Sexual attraction to a man is a first for Chris. Now he realizes why his relationships with women have never felt quite...complete. Liev Reynolds is comfortable with his bisexuality, but his attraction to Chris is an inconvenience he must ignore. For starters, there’s his professional ethics. Then there’s the long trail of female broken hearts in Chris’s wake. Hard as they both try to keep their minds on their jobs, desire and a little matchmaking tip them over the edge. But Hollywood endings aren’t real life. And when the truth leaks out, their careers aren’t the only collateral damage. Warning: A hunky Hollywood sex symbol. A smoldering, stubborn Australian. A desire so powerful it cannot be denied. A kiss. And a photograph. This isn’t your normal boy-meets-boy story.

Television actor Chris Huntley is heading to Australia for a red carpet premiere of the film that is guaranteed to make him a star.  When he arrives, he is assigned a bodyguard and is knocked to his knees by the feelings the bodyguard inspires.  Liev Reynolds is startled by the feelings of attraction between him and Chris.  Liev is bisexual but he knows that movie star Chris has broken many female hearts. He also knows that it’s his job to protect Chris not seduce him.  Chris may be confused by his feelings but will he be able to deny them?

Lexxie Couper keeps things sizzling in her Heart of Fame series.  Chris and Liev have some serious sexual chemistry between them. I love their attempts at ignoring their feelings they are funny but the union between them is inevitable.  When they finally give in the pages alight with fire.  Guarded Desires is full of heady emotion and hot sex.  Chris and Liev prove that love can conquer all, including fear.  

Header Banner by Nit_Witty Copyright © 2014 Joyfully ReviewedSite Design, Graphics & Maintenance by Miranda Grissom