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DIMITRI by Kym Grosso

DIMITRI by Kym Grosso

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DIMITRI by Kym GrossoDimitri by Kym Grosso
Series: Immortals of New Orleans #6
Published by Self Published Genres: Erotic, Paranormal
ReviewedbyNikita

Dimitri is the sixth installment in Kym Grosso’s Immortals of New Orleans series.

 

By any means necessary, Gillian Michel is determined to keep her hybrid shifter capabilities secret from the paranormal community because she knows that if her mate turns out to be a wolf, she would lose her immortality along with her shifting abilities to him.  Nevertheless, a crazy Alpha Wolf discovers her powerful gift and vows to forcefully mate her in order to steal her immortality.

 

After being attacked on the beach by an unknown dark force that is weakening his wolf, Dimitri LeBlanc, beta of the Acadian Wolves, awakens to find himself recused by a beautiful woman. Before he could discover more than just her name, she disappears in the thick of the night.  As luck would have it, Dimitri ends up rescuing her from a near rape.

 

To both their surprise, Dimitri and Gillian are mates.  Will Gillian follow her heart’s desire and mate with Dimitri knowing it will cure his dying wolf even though it would destroy her own immortality in the process?

 

Oh My!  I cannot get enough of this series. Kym Grosso has totally captured my attention with her Immortals of New Orleans saga.  Dimitri has it all for me.  The storyline is jammed-packed with suspense, action, humor, sorrow, horrifying moments, and passionate romance.  I was completely engrossed in this thrilling page-turner from start to finish hanging on to each and every word.  I found myself torn just as much as Dimitri and Gillian because I was rooting for their happiness while fearing the foretold outcome as a result of their mating.  I enjoyed watching Dimitri and Gillian work together to stop the evil force while exploring their undeniable feelings.  Ms. Grosso’s penmanship did not disappoint with the final result.  Hats off to Ms. Grosso!  I Joyfully Recommend Dimitri as a must-read!

LEOPOLD’S WICKED EMBRACE by Kym Grosso

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LEOPOLD’S WICKED EMBRACE by Kym GrossoLeopold's Wicked Embrace by Kym Grosso
Series: Immortals of New Orleans #5
Published by Self Published Genres: Erotic, Paranormal
ReviewedbyNikita

Leopold’s Wicked Embrace is the fifth installment in Kym Grosso’s Immortals of New Orleans series.

 

Leopold Devereoux is the oldest and most powerful vampire; yet, internally he is still distressed by the notion of loving a woman unconditionally.  For many centuries, Leopold has successfully managed to live a life of aloneness by never allowing another woman to capture his heart after the devastating loss of his beloved wife.  That is until Laryssa Theriot enters his world.

 

Laryssa Theriot is wary of Leopold Devereoux or anyone who threatens to unleash her secret abilities.  Nevertheless, at the deadly threat against an innocent baby and to her life, Laryssa is determined to assist Leopold in stopping the evil works of the malicious demon.

 

As they work towards eliminating the evil demon that wants to destroy them, will Leopold and Laryssa surrender to the burning desire to claim the other’s heart and soul?

 

True to her style, Kym Grosso has written yet another paranormal hit that will knock you off your feet with Leopold’s Wicked Embrace.  With each new release, the Immortals of New Orleans series just keeps getting better and better.  Ms. Grosso has crafted an enchanting, captivating and passionate storyline that will have you hanging on the edge of your seat with excitement and anticipation.

 

After being a dominant presence throughout this wonderful series, Leopold final gets his story!  And, readers, let me tell you, you will not be disappointed.  Leopold oozes great sex appeal.  While, he is very suave and sophisticated, Leopold is one bad-ass vampire who will destroy a threat in the blink of an eye.  Laryssa proves to be the prefect mate for this ancient, lone vampire.  Her courage, sassiness and determination along with the allure of happiness breaks the protective shell that surrounds Leopold’s cold heart.  All in all, this was one thrilling book that was hard to put down until the last page was read.  Kudos to Ms. Grosso!

ROCKY by Bianca D’Arc

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ROCKY by Bianca D’ArcRocky by Bianca D'Arc
Series: The Others #1
Published by Self Published Genres: Paranormal
ReviewedbyJo

Rocco (“Rocky”) Garibaldi is one of the most magical of the Were-shifters—a grizzly bear.  Rocky has worked hard both in his career and with the Were Lords in helping to keep all Others as safe as possible.  For the most part, Rocky has a great and fulfilling life.  But there is one thing that Rocky regrets and that is not having the one woman he loves—a childhood friend who married his best friend. Rocky moved away from his friends right after they married knowing he would not be able to see them daily and endure the ache.  Then, Rocky gets his most secret wish one night and more.

 

Maggie Hobson is nine-months pregnant and on the run from the people who killed her husband a few months ago. Now, despite being scared, constantly looking over her shoulder and about to give birth, Maggie turns to the one man she hopes will be able to protect her and her children.  Maggie grew up with two remarkable men and married one of them, now she is headed to the only other man she has loved.  Having promised her late husband she would go to Rocky right after she learned their secret, Maggie is now keeping that promise.

 

Rocky goes out to see who is in the car in his drive and receives the first of many, many shocks that night.  The first shock is Maggie is about to give birth to twins.  The second is that her husband, and his best friend, is dead, and the next shock is that she knows Rocky is a shifter.  Rocky helps Maggie that night and sets himself up as her and the twins’ protector, although he really wants a much more personal bond with Maggie and her boys.  Maggie is taking life one day at a time, and the first step is to gain her strength and take care of her newborn twins. It seems almost too easy for her to fall back in love with Rocky. After all, he was her second love in high school.  As each day passes, Maggie learns more about the Others and those who threaten them—Others who now include her boys. Maggie gives Rocky a leg up in defeating at least those who killed her husband when she turns over information from her husband just as a new deadly threat begins to threaten the new love and life that Maggie and Rocky are building. When it comes time for action, Maggie will learn the true strength in magic and love as the Others win the first of what might be a long skirmish with a very old enemy.

 

The Goddess is smiling as Rocky and Maggie are given a second chance to live a life of passion-filled adventure in Rocky.  My heart wanted to break with all that Maggie was forced to go through before she received so much in Rocky and her twin boys.  I loved how calm and focused Rocky was no matter what the situation was and no matter just how shaken he was.  I enjoyed watching as Maggie and Rocky journeyed along a path that could have torn them apart as easily as it bound them together.  The antics of the newly born twins had me laughing several times.  I truly hope that we get a chance to see them growing up as this series goes on.  I can already tell that while the first battle has happened, this is going to be one long and harsh war before it’s all over.  Rocky is packed full of suspense, passion, and the love of friends and family wrapped up in a book that has already become a re-read for me.

JACOB’S LADDER by Bianca D’Arc

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JACOB’S LADDER by Bianca D’ArcJacob's Ladder by Bianca D'Arc
Series: String of Fate #3
Published by Self Published Genres: Paranormal
ReviewedbyJo

Ria has spent the majority of her life on the run and especially since her mother was killed.  Ria is the Nyx, the leader of her people, and one with a very special gift. Ria would love nothing more than to have the chance to be able to live a normal life and find someone to love, especially since her cousin and one of her royal guards recently mated to their one and only—something everyone hopes for.  However, today, once again, Ria is on the run for her very life and praying for a miracle.  Ria’s prayers seem to be answered when a ceiling tile suddenly opens up and a man she met months ago takes her to safety.

 

Jacob (“Jake”) is a human, but he knows all about the others who also live in his world.  Jake is part of a family who have some very real and strong gifts; Jake’s is that of a seer.  He has known for years that he would be meeting Ria and helping her somehow, and he has spent his entire adult life training in several ways to be ready when the time is right.  Months ago, Jake actually introduced himself to Ria and then left again as the time wasn’t right yet.  Now he knows that their time is here, and he is ready grab the future that has been teasing him for so long.

 

Ria isn’t sure about Jake at first. Yes, because her cousin mated with his sister, they are loosely connected, however, that does not mean she can trust him with all she is responsible for.  But is doesn’t take long for Ria to see just how special Jake is and to figure out just what they could be together if given the chance.  Jake is more than willing to risk his life to keep Ria safe, but he would prefer to take-out the danger surrounding Ria without losing his life.  A powerful enemy to not only Ria, but all the shifters and Others, the Venifucus, is about to up the ante.  Ria and Jake might not be able to totally disrupt the Venifucus’ plans, but they are both determined to take out the part that is threatening them right now.  When the showdown happens, just who will come out on top, and will Jake and Ria finally have the chance to explore the love that sprang up between them?

 

When a determined man finally gets to be with the woman of his dreams, woe be to the people who try to harm her. Jake and Ria prove just how right this statement is in Jacob’s Ladder.  I have to say that Jake definitely made an entrance when he finally came after Ria, and what timing!  I also wondered at first, as did Ria, just what Jake could do as a human, even if he was a seer.  But then I saw just how Jake had prepared himself for his life with Ria and what would be needed.  I loved how it didn’t take long for Ria and Jake to become a strong and loving team and how others instantly accepted them both as a strong couple and leaders.  Ria and Jake might have had a totally unusual and fast courtship, but that is one strong and loving couple in anyone’s eyes who follows their story.  Jacob’s Ladder is fast-paced and full of suspense and danger, yet there is a wonderful overlay of passion and friendship, which kept me turning the pages as fast as possible.

JOURNEY’S END by M. A. Church

JOURNEY’S END by M. A. Church

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JOURNEY’S END by M. A. ChurchJourney's End by M. A. Church
Series: The Harvest #2
Published by Self Published Genres: MM, Science Fiction
ReviewedbyLisa

The Earth trembled the day their skies were filled with Tah’Narian starships.  Dialogue between the human race and the aliens eventually hashed out an agreement.  We will supply young adult males for several years consecutively to become mates to the Tah’Narians.  After they have completed their harvest the aliens will leave Earth alone.

 

As usual, what typically happens to those taken in the human harvest doesn’t ring true for Dale who’s mated to starship Captain Keyno Shou.  On the way back to his new home Dale goes into estrus weeks early to experience the joy and suffering of his body, readying itself for a possible pregnancy.

 

Going through a male pregnancy is something Dale never, ever in his wildest dreams imagined experiencing.  Of course neither did he expect to end up living on another planet mated to a Tah’Narian and loving him.  But facts are facts, especially when Dale starts waddling.  His human and alien friends are also about to deal with the same issues.  Gearing up for parenthood Dale discovers that the adventures, whether scary or fun, are far from over for them all.

 

Author M.A. Church wraps The Harvest story with another winner in Journey’s End.  Incredibly warm, generous, steady Dale handles otherworldly life experiences with aplomb, humor, and strength.  The characters as a whole are engaging, alarming, and believable.  From chaotic situations to deadly dealings to utter craziness Journey’s End is a powerful tale. Journey’s End is the perfect escape ride. Male alien pregnancies are never the same once this motley crew is done. And, the author is able to make it a believable plot point rather than a gimmick.  I Joyfully recommend Journey’s End.  So good.

SLADE by Bianca D’Arc

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THE BILLIONAIRE’S DARE by Lauren Hawkeye

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CURIOUS by R. G. Alexander

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EXQUISITE TROUBLE by Ann Mayburn

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