Blog Tour & *Giveaway* – Confessions: Zayne, Ella Frank

May 24, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour | By

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Blog Tour & Giveaway:
Confessions: Zayne
By Ella Frank

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Confessions, Book 8

Rebellion is necessary for development of character. ~ Cynthia Voight

Impatient. Impulsive. Rebellious.
Zayne Copeland’s been getting in trouble for as long as he can remember.

But if trouble goes by the name Ethan Holt, he’s quite okay with that.

Why wouldn’t he be, when Ethan has been the one to show him what love is?

From boys to men. From school to The Office.

He and Ethan have always been inseparable.

They’re possessive of one another, protective to a fault.

They had to be to survive.

But as they fall deeper for Chloé, the woman they’ve claimed as their own,

they realize they have to open up their lives in order to hang on to her.

Three fathers. An overprotective brother. Their relationship becoming public. It would be enough to send two weaker men running.

Lucky for Chloé, Ethan and Zayne have never been the type to back down from a challenge.

Confessions: Zayne is the continuation of Chloé, Ethan & Zayne’s story and should only be read after Confessions: Ethan.

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Ella Frank is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Temptation series, including Try, Take, and Trust and is the co-author of the fan-favorite Preslocke series with Brooke Blaine. Her Prime Time series has been praised as “highly entertaining!” and “sexy as hell!”

A life-long fan of the romance genre, Ella writes contemporary and erotic fiction. Some of her favorite authors include Tiffany Reisz, Kresley Cole, Riley Hart, J.R. Ward, Erika Wilde, Gena Showalter, and Carly Philips.​

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Blog Tour & Reviews – Fluke, Adriana Locke

April 14, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour, Review | By




Release Date: April 10th

Genre/Tropes: Fake ex-husband / Small Town Romance / Friends to Lovers / One Bed / He Falls First

Fluke, an all-new small-town romance, by USA Today bestselling author Adriana Locke is NOW LIVE!

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I need a fake ex-husband.

Let me explain …

I may have let it slip to my new co-workers that I have an ex-husband. Now they’re fascinated with the details, specifically with him.

Why wouldn’t they be? He’s gorgeous, has exceptional skills in the bedroom, and is determined to win me back.

But there’s a problem. He doesn’t exist.

The bigger problem? I have to produce him to save my job.

This is where you come in.

I’m seeking someone to play a smitten ex-husband for two weeks. You’ll need to remember our love story—details matter when it comes to romance! Please be prepared to travel in-state at a moment’s notice. We may be in close proximity and sharing a bed may be required.

One more thing—kisses are required for optics as necessary.

If this sounds interesting or, at the very least, entertaining, let me know.


Your Future Ex-Wife


Buckle up for a steamy adventure between friends-turned-lovers in this new “fresh twist on a favorite trope!” take on fake dating, close proximity, and romance in the workplace from USA Today Bestselling author Adriana Locke.





Kara's Review

5 out of 5 stars

Fluke is the third book in the Carmichael Family series by Adriana Locke. Good Lord, Jess Carmichael is…everything. Like, literally the most perfect book boyfriend in the world. He’s smart, handsome, funny, loves his job and his family. He’s loyal and hilarious. And he’s never hidden his feelings for Pippa. He’s been open and honest for fifteen years about what he wants. When he finally gets his chance to prove that he’s serious, he doesn’t waste a single second. He’s going to prove to her that he’s worth the risk. That she deserves to be loved and be happy. He’s not going to give up on the only woman he’s ever wanted. He has to work hard to win her over, but he’s no quitter. He knows what he wants and he is going to get it. I mean, his parents didn’t raise no fool, well, they kinda did, but not Jess! Haha! I couldn’t love Jess or this book more. I always have my favorite Adriana hero and it’s usually the stoic, grumpy brother. But Jess just did it for me. Checked all my boxes and if I had time I would read it again immediately!



Sandra's Review

5 out of 5 stars

Fluke is the third book in the Carmichael Family series by Adriana Locke. You can read each book as standalone but I HIGHLY recommend reading the series since it is f*cking hilarious, sexy, and just so much fun. 
Pippa needs an ex-husband. Jess wants a chance. A chance to show Pippa that he isn’t playing around. They have been tip-toeing around each other long enough, and he is ready to take his shot. Again. And again. And again… She might think he is just being nice but there is nothing nice about the thoughts that have gone through his head for over a decade…
He wants her. Now, he just needs her to believe it. He wants to show her what it’s like to have someone by her side. To have a crazy family on your side. A family you can’t get rid of even if you tried. Lol. 
I don’t want to spoil anything about this funny AF, beautiful, emotional, and spicy story so I can’t get more into the story. I can say that I LOVED it!! The characters. The story. The love, laughter, heat, and understanding. *swoon* I have loved all these books but this one is my favorite! With that being said, I have a feeling that I will be saying that again with Flaunt. Oh, Sparkles… I can’t even. I just love that crazy f@cker. 
“What the hell was that?” Kerissa asks. I stare at the door and grin. That was trouble if I don’t watch it.  
Sexy, dirty, six-foot-three trouble all wrapped up in a sinful package.
“I want you to remember something,” he says. 
“What’s that?” 
“You asked for this.”
“I wish I had siblings like yours.” 
“You want Banks? I’ll let you have him.”


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USA Today Bestselling author, Adriana Locke, writes contemporary romances about the two things she knows best—big families and small towns. Her stories are about ordinary people finding extraordinary love with the perfect combination of heart, heat, and humor.


She loves connecting with readers, fall weather, football, reading alpha heroes, everything pumpkin, and pretending to garden.


Hailing from a tiny town in the Midwest, Adriana spends her free time with her high school sweetheart (who she married over twenty-five years ago) and their four sons (who truly are her best work). Her kitchen may be a perpetual disaster, and if all else fails, there is always pizza.


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Review Tour – The Rules of Dating My Best Friend’s Sister – Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward

April 7, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour, Review | By


Title: The Rules of Dating My Best Friend’s Sister
Authors: Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 2, 2023


From New York Times bestselling authors Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward comes a new standalone romance.


Rule number one for dating your best friend’s sister: Don’t.


Just don’t do it.


Especially when your best friend is dead and the last thing he made you promise him was that you’d keep an eye on his little sister, but not too good of an eye.
As a musician whose longest committed relationship was six weeks, I, Holden Catalano, was the last guy on Earth who should’ve been messing around with Laney Ellison.
The super smart girl whom I affectionately dubbed Lala since childhood was always off limits.
Though that didn’t stop me from thinking about her over the years, especially those times when the two of us would sneak out onto the roof and talk for hours after my buddy fell asleep. It was innocent, but I’d always held a torch for her.
After Ryan passed away, I vowed to always protect Lala. That included protecting her—from me.
Now all grown up and a scientist, Lala needed a place to stay when she accepted a temporary research position in New York. I thought I did the right thing by offering her an apartment in the building I co-owned with my three friends.
Except having her close by reignited all of those old feelings.
And things started to get complicated.
Especially since she was engaged.
And especially since, lately, I’d noticed something more in her eyes. Desire.
Lala didn’t exactly look at me like the platonic brother figure I was trying so desperately to be, even though I wanted her more than I’d ever wanted anything.
Yet, I was being good—on my very best behavior.
But you know what they say…all good things must come to an end, right?



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5 out of 5 stars
The Rules of Dating my Best Friend’s Sister is the second book in the The Laws of Opposites Attract series by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. Each book can be read as a standalone but I recommend reading The Rules of Dating since it’s damn amazing!
It all started with a letter. A letter written years ago. It was fate that the girl Holden crushed on since forever needed a place to stay and he had just the place. Next door. The issue? There were a few but the biggest…she was one of his best friend’s sister and the other… she was engaged. Her brother passed years ago but that didn’t matter, she did and his promise to watch out for her. Even if it’s from himself. He knew he wasn’t right for her. She was smart, beautiful, sweet, and wanted it all. Marriage and kids. He on the other hand was in a band that hadn’t taken off yet and wasn’t looking to settle down anytime soon or ever…
Lala thought she knew what she wanted. She thought she was happy but when she saw Holden, she knew something was missing. The feeling of feeling alive. She tried to forgot the way he had always made her feel. She wanted him when she was thirteen and she wanted him now. Their relationship was complicated that’s for sure. She didn’t want to hurt anyone but she had to make a choice. To be with a man who could give her a stable life or take a chance with a man she has a history with who could break her heart.
Wow! This series. It makes my heart rate go a mile a minute with each page. Between the twists, emotions, and sexiness… I am dead. And believe me, this book in fire. I absolutely loved it. Of course there were times I wanted to throat punch someone but at the same time I loved them. Hey, sometimes you have a complicated relationships with fictional characters, right? Haha. With that being said, I can’t wait for The Rules of Dating my One-Night Stand.
4 out of 5 stars

The Rules of Dating My Best Friend’s Sister is the second book in The Law of Opposites Attract series by the fabulous writing duo of Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward. I’ve been hoping we’d get more stories from this group of friends and I’m so glad Holden was next! He’s the sexy, handsome drummer with a heart of gold. Yeah, he was a playboy, but he just never met the right woman. Well, that’s not entirely accurate. He met her years ago and had a major crush. She just happens to be Ryan’s sister! His best friend who passed away. He never thought he’d have the opportunity to act on his feelings, but now she’s living next door to him and the more he sees her the more he likes her. Yes, he wants her in his bed, but he just wants to be with her. Talk to her. Laugh with her. Like they used to do when they were younger. But she’s engaged, so friends it is. Well mostly. Holden can’t exactly hide his feelings or his intentions but he won’t cross that line. He might step over it and then quickly step back, but ultimately it’s Lala’s choice to make. I enjoyed a lot about this book. Mainly, Holden. I found him genuine and caring and I connected with him and his indecision to pour his heart out but afraid because he wasn’t sure what Lala wanted. He felt like she just wanted the physical when he wanted it all. I didn’t connect with her at all. She was just meh for me and I’m not sure if it was that line into the cheating or just the miscommunication that bothered me. I also didn’t love the lack of support from his best friends. Yeah, we know he’s not had relationships and loves women, but I thought they were pretty harsh and not understanding at all. I’m glad I read it, I really wanted his story, and in the end I was happy with the way it all played out. I loved seeing Billie and Colby again too!




Vi Keeland is a #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author. With millions of books sold, her titles are currently translated in twenty-seven languages and have appeared on bestseller lists in the US, Germany, Brazil, Bulgaria and Hungary. Three of her short stories have been turned into films by Passionflix, and two of her books are currently optioned for movies. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.


Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of contemporary romance. 


She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor. Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son, and beautiful daughter with autism. 
With over two million books sold, she is a 21-time New York Times bestseller and the author of over thirty novels. Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages and can be found in bookstores around the world.




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Review & *Giveaway* – Fairy Cakes in Winter, Lane Hayes

March 15, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour, Review | By

Fairy Cakes in Winter
By Lane Hayes

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A grumpy baker, a quirky ad man, and a recipe for forever…


So this cute guy sits next to me on the plane and proceeds to talk my ear off for hours. Not good. I don’t like talking and I don’t like strangers. But Theo’s sweet, smart, and sexy—the perfect distraction from business woes and personal worries.

Okay, things got overly friendly, but we’re adults and we know the score. I’m too old, he’s too nice, and we live on different continents.

Then, out of the blue, he shows up at my bakery with that pretty smile and a list of wacky marketing ideas—like how to make fairy cakes a thing.

I don’t like fairy cakes.

But I do like Theo, so…maybe?


The new me takes risks. The new me is brave and confident. The new me flirts with hunky, imposing bears on planes while traveling to a foreign country.

It’s going well, thank you.

However, my plans to do some sightseeing, drink tea, and eat my weight in biscuits every day get derailed when I realize there might be a way to help Scott and prove a few things to myself.

Don’t worry. I won’t fall for the grumpy baker. No way. He’s complicated and broody and—

Uh oh…it might be too late. Help!

Fairy Cakes in Winter is a bisexual, age-gap, grumpy/sunshine MM romance featuring a sexy baker, a sunny tourist, and a few dozen fairy cakes.

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5 out of 5 stars

Fairy Cakes in Winter is a new fun and sexy romance from Lane Hayes. Scott and Theo are traveling to the UK on a plane, but not together. Scott just wants to put in his headphones on and not talk to anyone. Too bad the guy next to him seems to be afraid of silence. He’s adorable and smells like Christmas. Theo is afraid to fly and he doesn’t like the noises on the plane. His neighbor is ruggedly handsome and he can’t seem to stop talking. Scott finds himself actually having a good time talking to Theo. He’s cute as hell and funny. When they get to the UK, they can’t seem to say goodbye. What’s a few more minutes. What about sexy ones? Oh yeah! Since Theo is going to be there for a month, he goes to check out Scott’s bakery, not thinking he would be there. The attraction is still sizzling and before they know it, they are talking, making plans to see each other again. And then spending all their free time together. Will Scott let Theo leave without knowing how he really feels? Of course not. Ha! I loved Scott and Theo. They are so cute together and so crazy sexy! I just wanted to read it, drink tea and eat fairy cakes!

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The flight attendant directed traffic with a smile, pointing the college-aged twentysomethings hefting giant backpacks to the far side of the plane before picking up her microphone. She gave the usual rambling speech, asking passengers not to crowd the aisles or stuff winter jackets into the overhead bins…Yadda, yadda.

I listened with half an ear for important info, like when this tin can was expected to get in the air and what time we’d land in London. Not that it mattered. I’d been on the late flight from Seattle so often, I knew I was in for a nine-and-a-half-hour ride and that I’d arrive at Heathrow sometime in the late afternoon. I also knew I’d be too disoriented to care about anything other than grabbing something to eat on my way home.

I had to admit, I was one of those weirdos who kind of liked the hum of airplane noise, and there was something vaguely comforting in the routine I’d established over the past seven years. I shrugged off my coat and made sure my headphones were within reach—along with my iPad, reading glasses, and the Ziploc bag of homemade trail mix my sister had sneaked into my carry-on bag. Then I buckled up, settled in, and hoped like hell that the seat next to mine would magically remain open.

Of course, that rarely happened. And I highly doubted my wish would come true this time around ’cause A, cross-Atlantic flights were rarely empty, and B, I didn’t have that kind of luck. The best I could hope for was a quiet neighbor. I peered over at the empty window seat and sent up a quick prayer for it to stay that way before slipping my readers on to check messages on my phone.

My ten-year-old nephew informed me he’d already beat my high score on Madden, my parents asked if there was any way I might finagle a trip home in the spring, and my sister claimed she’d added more M&M’s to her trail mix this year. She also asked if I was okay.

I sent an exclamation sign to Emmett, a heart symbol to my folks, and a thumbs-up to Heather. None of those messages required a wordy response. I’d learned that it was best to stick to basic communication with my family. Emmett was happy with the occasional poop or wind emoji, and my parents liked hearts. Real words got tricky. My parents knew that coming home for Christmas had been a stretch for me. I couldn’t swing another trip too soon, and it was best to avoid circular arguments.

And questions that might spark conversations about an old ex and his new wife. Yep, a thumbs-up was much easier.

I added another for posterity and was about to switch my cell to airplane mode when a new message from Becca lit up my screen.

Call me when you land! I’ll pick you up. Btw, I made a gorgeous lemon meringue pie I’m dying for you to try. Safe travels! xo

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Lane Hayes loves a good romance! An avid reader from an early age, she has always been drawn to well-told love story with beautifully written characters. Her debut novel was a 2013 Rainbow Award finalist and subsequent books have received Honorable Mentions, and were winners in the 2016, 2017, 2018-2019, 2020-2021 Rainbow Awards. She loves wine, chocolate and travel (in no particular order). Lane lives in Southern California with her amazing husband in a newly empty nest.

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Review Tour – Toe the Line, Penelope Ward

March 3, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour | By


Title: Toe the Line
Author: Penelope Ward
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Trope: Friends-to-Lovers
Release Date: February 27, 2023



From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward comes a friends-to-lovers story spanning more than a decade…


At first, I thought I’d hate spending the summer with Archie Remington—the conceited son of my parents’ friends.
What I knew about Archie: he was gorgeous, pre-law, and had always treated me like I didn’t exist when we were younger.
When our families bought a house together on an island in Maine, he and I were forced to share a bathroom.
The boy I remembered was now a full-grown man—but with the same attitude.
After a rough start, Archie and I unexpectedly started getting along one day and eventually became friends. We shared secrets and bonded during our morning jogs. I discovered that Archie had a wild spirit and that he struggled to conform to his father’s expectations.
Things were cool until I had to go and ruin it, getting drunk one night, and blurting out my fantasy—involving him.
I took it back, but it was too late. Archie had heard me loud and clear. After that, we never quite knew how to toe the line.
When that summer came to an abrupt and shocking end, I headed back to college, unsure if anything would ever be the same again.
Across the miles over the years, he and I stayed in touch as friends, but fate and timing always kept us from becoming more.
You know the saying: If two people are meant to be, they’ll find their way back to each other?
Let’s just say Archie came back into my life in a way I would’ve never expected.
And this time, my heart would really be put to the test.




Six F*cking epic stars!! 
Toe the Line is Penelope Ward’s newest standalone and it’s one of my favorites! If you follow my reviews, you know I don’t read blurbs unless it’s a new-to-me author. I love going in totally blind. It’s really the only way I rebel now. One of the main reasons I love Penelope’s books is that the characters love story is never a straight shot. The plot twists make my heart pound and sometimes rip my heart out and I am always here for it…
Noelle and Archie have spent summers together over the years with their parents but the summer before her freshman year of college changed their lives. They usually just pass each other in the hall but this summer, they saw each other. Deeply. It was unexpected, beautiful, and raw. It was the start of a complicated friendship from different coasts. They didn’t get to see each other often but they were always there for each other. For the good, the bad, and the unexpected. For years they toed the line with their friendship, the love and trust was always there but can Noelle trust him with her heart? And does Archie want it? 
This was one hell of an epically beautiful roller coaster of a story. I read most of it in one day, once I started I didn’t want to stop and if I didn’t start at night, I wouldn’t have stopped. I said it was one of my favorite Penelope books but it is seriously one of my faves of 2023! I fell hard and fast for these two. I was fully invested. I ♥️ them. They made me swoon, laugh, get hot and bothered, and cry! 
“Promise me I’ll never lose you, Noelle.”
“You look so goddamn beautiful right now.” His eyes were hazy as he murmured, “It hurts to look at you.”
“I can’t remember the last time I wanted something so badly,” he rasped.
5 out of 5 stars

Toe the Line is Penelope Ward’s newest, heartbreaking, heart-warming, wild ride of a romance! This is truly an epic romance that starts one summer between virtual strangers and spans years of ups and downs. Archie and Noelle have one crazy summer when they are young. It’s full of fun, laughter, family and attraction. When they go their separate ways, they stay in each other’s lives and over there years, they see each other but never seem to be in the same place in their lives to make a move. Noelle always had a crush on Archie, but the timing wasn’t ever right. Archie needed to have Noelle in his life, so he wasn’t going to take a chance and ruin the best thing he had. Life gets in the way and they are reunited years later under the most interesting circumstances! Will they? Won’t they? I was on the edge of my seat the entire book! I loved the push and pull. The foreplay. I could feel the love between them and seriously wanted to smack Archie upside his head, but I got what he was going through. Love is never really easy. You have to go through the hard times to get to the good stuff. I couldn’t love Archie and Noelle more if I tried!



Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling
author of contemporary romance.
She grew up
in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a
television news anchor. Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son,
and beautiful daughter with autism.
With over two
million books sold, she is a 21-time New York Times bestseller and the author
of over twenty novels. Her books have been translated into over a dozen
languages and can be found in bookstores around the world.







Blog Tour & Review – Chaos, Kindle Alexander

February 10, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour | By

Title: Chaos
Series: Tattoos and Ties Series
Author: Kindle Alexander
Genre: M/M MC Romance Suspense – Standalone
Release Date: February 5, 2023
Cover Design: Reese Dante

5 out of 5 stars

Chaos is the third book in the Tattoos & Ties series by the fabulous writing duo, Kindle Alexander. We briefly met Dev in Order as he’s Keyes best friend. This is Dev and Cash’s story. It’s raw, chaotic, sexy and ends on a cliffhanger. Dev and Cash have a history and now Cash is back in Dallas and moves in next door to Dev. They have an instant connection and the sparks fly. Dev is all about fun, doing what feels good and everything to excess. Cash is there for a job that involves Dev. All his rules goes out the window after one encounter with Dev. He’s the Devilman for sure! Dev and Cash’s relationship isn’t easy. Dev has to deal with his father, his kids, his ex and now that Cash is in his life, he wants more. He never thought he deserved more. Cash is going to do his job but also protect Dev. He isn’t going to let him go down for things that he didn’t do. I’m not going to lie, there were parts of this story that were tough to read. It’s different than Kindle’s usual and that’s not a bad thing. Dev is just nuts! But I loved him! Cash is so sweet and caring and wants to do the right thing. Together they have to navigate their new normal and hope they can do it together. I can’t wait to see how their story ends!


“Strap in and get ready for an amazing ride!! Holy amaze balls. This is Sons of Anarchy meets Law & Order. I’m here to tell you that this story has more twist and turns than a game of Twister. Kindle Alexander has done an masterful work of telling a multifaceted story.” ~ Maude A.

“Dev and Cash are scorching hot together!” ~ I love Books 2005

“When I read a Kindle Alexander book I know I’m in for a wild ride!” ~ Avid Reader




Dev Devilman Fox, the best ink slinger in town, is known for his sharp wit, angry fists and epically bad decisions. Becoming a lifelong patched member of the Disciples of Havoc MC at eighteen years old is probably the worst…but certainly not the only. When his hot new tenant catches his eye, Dev jumps in headfirst, ready to drive full throttle wherever that sexy road leads. That is until he finds himself on another hairpin turn, careening his life toward the closest brick wall.
Special Agent Cash Thomas has spent years undercover rooting out bad apples within various federal agencies. When his latest assignment brings him face to face with a sinfully tempting man from his past, his priorities shift on a dime. Now his reputation as a dedicated and focused field agent is in question. When faced with the opportunity to repay the man who once saved his life, smudging a few well-established lines is the least he’ll do.
When their paths collide can a bond from the past save their future or will it bury them under the chaos? Leathers might shield them from road rash, but they can’t protect them from heartbreak.
Chaos is a suspenseful motorcycle club romance with strong male leads. A stand-alone story in the Tattoos and Ties series. If you like sexy alpha males ready to take on the world for the one they love and intriguing storylines with many twists and turns, give Chaos a try.


He opened to see the man of his dreams studying his face. Cash lifted a hand to the back of Dev’s head, forcing him down for a blistering, soul-wrenching kiss.

The only feeling that mattered was Dev’s cock moving against his as the biker adjusted the hand at his ass to stroke both their cocks in unison. Cash’s tongue followed the quick rhythm Dev created. He could kiss this man forever.

Oh yeah, he was absolutely going to come. Instinctively, Dev seemed to know and tore from the hold, staying inches from his face as he said, “Hold out as long as you can. Hear me?”

Dev didn’t wait for an answer and pushed back on his heels before letting go of a scorching round of curse words, drawing Cash’s attention from the certain orgasm to see Dev rolling away from him.

“I’ll be back, goddammit.” Dev crawled off the bed, the awful words continuing as he struggled to move with the jeans halfway down his legs.

A deep physical need bound him to Dev.

Devin Fox.


His foxy devil.

The man made him feel something substantial for the first time in a very long time.

His outlaw biker.

He couldn’t tear his gaze away from Dev who fought with his boots and jeans. What a spectacular backside. The art was insane, but that ass kept Cash’s eyes locked right there.

“Fuckin’ condoms. Who’s stupid fuckin’ idea was that?” Dev hopped on one foot, tearing off his last boot.

Cash had to dodge the flying footwear tossed over Dev’s shoulder.










Best Selling Author Kindle Alexander is an innovative writer, and a genre-crosser who writes classic fantasy, romance, suspense, and erotica in both the male/male and male/female genres. It’s always a surprise to see what’s coming next!
I live in the suburbs of Dallas where it’s true, the only thing bigger than an over active imagination, may be women’s hair!
Usually, I try for funny. Humor is a major part of my life – I love to laugh, and it seems to be the thing I do in most situations – regardless of the situation, but jokes are a tricky deal… I don’t want to offend anyone and jokes tend to offend. So instead I’m going to tell you about Kindle
I tragically lost my sixteen year old daughter to a drunk driver. She had just been at home, it was early in the night and I heard the accident happen. I’ll never forget that moment. The sirens were immediate and something inside me just knew. I left my house, drove straight to the accident on nothing more than instinct. I got to be there when my little girl died – weirdly, I consider that a true gift from above. She didn’t have to be alone.
That time in my life was terrible. It’s everything you think it would be times about a billion. I love that kid. I loved being her mother and I loved watching her grow into this incredibly beautiful person, both inside and out. She was such a gift to me. To have it all ripped away so suddenly broke me.
Her name was Kindle. Honest to goodness – it was her name and she died a few weeks before Amazon released their brand new Kindle ereader. She had no idea it was coming out and she would have finally gotten her name on something! Try finding a ruler with the name Kindle on it.. It never happened.
Through the course of that crippling event I was lucky enough to begin to write with a dear friend in the fan fiction world of Facebook. She got me through those dark days with her unwavering support and friendship. There wasn’t a time she wasn’t there for me. Sometimes together and sometimes by myself, we built a world where Kindle lives and stands for peace, love and harmony. It’s its own kind of support group. I know without question I wouldn’t be here today without her.

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Review Tour – Make A Wish, Helena Hunting

January 24, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour, Review | By

With her signature charm and sense of humor, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Helena Hunting creates a novel about love, family, and second chances in Make a Wish


Ever have a defining life moment you wish you could do over? Harley Spark has one. The time she almost kissed the widowed father of the toddler she nannied for. It was so bad they moved across the state and she never saw them again.


Fast forward seven years and she’s totally over it. At least she thinks she is. Until Gavin Rhodes and his adorable now nine-year-old daughter, Peyton, reappear at a princess-themed birthday party hosted by Spark House, Harley’s family’s event hotel. Despite trying to avoid the awkwardness of the situation, she can’t help but notice how unbearably sexy he looks in a tutu.  Add to that a spontaneous hives breakout, and it’s clear she’s not even remotely over the mortification of her egregious error all those years ago.


Except Gavin seems oblivious to her inner turmoil. So much so that he suggests they get together for lunch. For Peyton’s sake, of course. It’s the perfect opportunity to heal old wounds. Or it could just reopen them. This is one of those times Harley wishes she could see the future…


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Kara's Review

5 out of 5 stars

Make A Wish is the third and final book in the Spark House series by Helena Hunting and it’s my favorite of the series! It’s a single dad, second chance romance full of fun, sorrow, joy, hope, lust, love, friendship and family. Seven years ago Harley was the nanny for Peyton, a toddler who lost her mom. She almost made the mistake of almost kissing Gavin, but nothing happened. Then they moved away. Now they are back and when they run into each other Gavin wants to have lunch and catch up. Harley is thrilled to spend more time with Peyton. She’s not sure what to make of the connection she and Gavin seem to have. He seems to be interested in her, but that can’t be right? Can it? Gavin never forgot about Harley, but she was barely twenty years old back then. Now she’s all woman and he can’t deny how he feels about her. But there’s Peyton to consider. The more time they spend together the more time he wants with Harley. With Peyton and all to himself. Is he ready to move on? Put the past behind him and have a future with Harley? This is such a great, emotional story! So much loss but so much hope. I thought Gavin and Harley handled things like adults. And Peyton is freaking adorable! I love her honesty and openness. I loved how Gavin talked to his best friend and got advice. How Harley and her sisters are a team. And I loved how Harley stood up for herself. She finally realized what she wanted and she asked for it. It was great to see Avery, London and their men again. I’m sad the series is over, but it ended perfectly!







Review Tour – The Backup Plan, Jill Shalvis

January 20, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour | By



An unexpected inheritance might be the gift of a lifetime.

The Back Up Plan, an all-new second chance standalone romance in the heartwarming Sunrise Cove series from New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis is now available!

New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to Sunrise Cove with a heartwarming tale of three people who are bought together when they’re bequeathed an old Wild West inn that has the potential to pull their lives apart, but instead turns into the gift of a lifetime.

When Alice receives a call about an unexpected windfall, she’s stunned to learn the gift is a falling-apart-at-the-seams old Wild West B&B she once considered home—and she’s inherited it along with two strangers. Except they weren’t always strangers. Once upon a time, they were friends. One is her ex-BFF Lauren. The other is Knox, the only guy to ever break her heart, all while never even knowing she existed.

It turns out their lives are unknowingly entangled because they once separately helped the same woman without expecting anything in return. Years later, Alice, Lauren, and Knox are broken in their own way, with their own history—and secrets— causing them to start out on the wrong foot with each other. But according to the will, they must renovate and be partners in the inn for one year or else lose their inheritance.

Stuck together, they make a list of rules to keep the peace—rules that end up doing the opposite, but by some miracle they find what they didn’t even know they were looking for—acceptance, true friendship, and in a case (or two!), true love.


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Kara's Review

5 out of 5 stars

The Backup Plan is Jill Shalvis’ newest addition to the Sunrise Cove series. It’s a second chance at friendship and finding love. Alice, Lauren and Knox are all given an inheritance. Each gets a third in an Inn and they only have thirty days to get it ready to re-open. Eleanor was someone important to all of them, in different ways, and she left it to them for a reason. They don’t even know why until they discover emails from her. While they are fixing up the place, they learn so much about themselves. Things Eleanor was teaching them. Things they were running from. Things they should run to. It’s not an easy journey, learning about yourself. Finding your strengths and weaknesses and letting people help you. Alice and Lauren were best friends and haven’t spoken in years. It’s time for them to fix their relationship. They are all they have left from their childhood. Knox and Alice have a history. They grew up helping Eleanor and Alice had a major crush on him. Now he sees her as an independent, sexy, fascinating woman he wants to get to know. What happens when the thirty days is up? Will they decide to stay and run the Inn? Together? This was such a fun, heartwarming story! I loved getting the three stories in one. I felt for all of them and was cheering for them! Overall, I laughed, cried and totally swooned over Knox!


About Jill Shalvis

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis writes warm, funny, sexy contemporary romances and women’s fiction. An Amazon, BN & iBooks bestseller, she’s also a two-time RITA winner and has more than 10 million copies of her books sold worldwide.

Jill lives with her family in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters (Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is mostly coincidental). She does most of her writing on her deck surrounded by more animals than humans. Which is quite astonishing considering she’s a city girl who was plucked from the wilds of L.A. to the wilds of the Sierra’s. Most of her books come from a combination of hard work, cookies, and hot guy pics, and not necessarily in that order.

Jill often travels to reader weekends & conventions where she LOVES getting to meet and hang-out with readers. The only problem being she tends to get lost in her hotels. So if you ever see NYTimes Bestselling author Jill Shalvis roaming the halls, someone please return her immediately. 


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Review Tour – The Game, Vi Keeland

January 20, 2023 | Posted in Blog Tour | By


Title: The Game
Author: Vi Keeland
Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 16, 2023




It started out like any other Tuesday.


I spent twelve hours writing algorithms for one of the largest companies in the world and then came home to work on a pet project of mine—feeding facts about the men I knew into a formula to find my perfect match before my twenties came barreling to a close.
But then a man knocked on my door and handed me some papers that turned my life upside down.
Apparently, a father I never knew existed had left me something in his will. That something turned out to be part ownership in a professional football team.
Next thing I knew, I was learning a sport I knew nothing about by spending time with the team’s quarterback who was out with an injury, a man who my formula would definitely determine was all wrong for me.
Christian Knox was too handsome and confident for his own good and could have any woman he wanted. Only lately the only woman he seemed to want was me.
But there was no way I was getting involved when I was now his boss, even if he was insanely gorgeous and had the dirtiest mouth I’d ever come across.
It would be wrong, wouldn’t it?
Probably. But you know what they say about things that are wrong…sometimes they feel so right.




5 out of 5 stars

The Game is Vi Keeland’s newest standalone. I loved Bella and Christian. They have a hilarious meet-cute and it just got better from there! Bella is left an NFL team from a father she never knew. Christian is the star quarterback who takes one look at her and knows he needs to spend more time with her. He shamelessly flirts and asks her out but she keeps saying no. He’s not going to give up until he gets a yes. He offers to help her get to know more about the team and the players and their working dinners turn into a friendship. He chases her but it’s the good chase. He doesn’t just want the end game, he wants the whole thing. Now he just has to convince her to take a chance on him. Bella doesn’t give in easily, but when she does, wowzas! Christian isn’t anything like she thought he would be. He’s sweet and nice and not a player. And he’s handsome and sexy! After spending time with him she just can’t say no anymore. Trusting someone is her biggest fear and she needs to trust in Christian to be kind to her heart. Christian and Bella are so fun together! I loved their banter and their chemistry is on fire! As always, Vi’s writing is fantastic and the story is compelling, emotional and fun. I loved that Christian was the one who was all in from the very beginning. It was refreshing to see the man want more!


Sandra's Review

5 out of 5 stars

The Game is Vi Keeland’s newest standalone. If I didn’t have a home project over the weekend I would had finished this book in one sitting. This man!! The perfect combo of confidence, swag, and humor. *swoon* 
Bella Keating’s life was upended when she found out that she was now part-owner of an NFL team after a man she never met died and left a letter in his will to his daughter, her. She was shocked, overwhelmed, and lost. She didn’t know anything about football, let alone run a team. She was no quitter though, she has been on her own since she was fifteen. She was smart but peopling was not her thing and it didn’t help that her two wicked half-sisters were bitter and angry. But one did lead her to him. Christian Knox and their hilarious meet-cute! He was so not her type but she was all his. He was all in from the beginning, with her professionalism, crooked glasses, rambling…full-on sexy nerd and he was here for it. The problem? She didn’t fall for his charm. Oh, and she was his boss…
I don’t want to spoil anything but wow. What a ride! My name is Sandra and I am in love with a fictional character. Christian is just so swoon-worthy, sweet, hilarious and damn, his dirty mouth is 🔥. I don’t even know how Bella resisted the man for even a minute. Lol. But for real, I get it. She hasn’t had an easy life and I loved that her new status and money didn’t change her. I would 100% want to be her friend. She is stronger than she believes and beautiful inside and out. Together, on paper, they wouldn’t fit but love is not always rational. It’s a risk…
“You’re one of those who gets hangry, huh? I’ll have to keep that in mind for when you stay over so I have breakfast ready.” He winked, and I pointed to his eyes. 
“Next time you see the team doc, you might want to get those checked. That one keeps shutting on its own.”
“I’m not looking for easy anymore, Bella. I’m looking for real.”
That was Christian, the perfect combination of sweet and dirty.




Vi Keeland is a #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author. With millions of books sold, her titles are currently translated in twenty-seven languages and have appeared on bestseller lists in the US, Germany, Brazil, Bulgaria, Israel, and Hungary. Three of her short stories have been turned into films by Passionflix, and two of her books are currently optioned for movies. She resides in New York with her husband and their three children where she is living out her own happily ever after with the boy she met at age six.






Blog Tour & Review – The Blood We Crave, Monty Jay

December 15, 2022 | Posted in Blog Tour | By


Monty Jay

Release Date: December 13 


My secrets are infested with infatuation.

His cravings are dripping in blood.

Is it love?

Or is it something much darker…

An obsession.


Death found me as a young girl. Latching onto the core of my soul.

No one knows what that horrid night did to me. What kind of monster it flourished inside me. I’d become a ghost, hiding from the world so that people would never find out about the morbid desire I harbor.


Until he noticed me.


Thatcher Alexander Pierson: Cunning. Sharp. Beautiful.


A man bred from the seed of a serial killer. Stitched together with old money and Dolce & Gabbana clothing.

He is my strongest fixation. My sweetest, darkest addiction.

And I’m his phantom.

I have haunted him my entire life and now?

He sees me for exactly what I am.

A killer.

I sicken him. But he has always mesmerized me.

When a copycat murderer prowls among the trees of Ponderosa Springs, our loyalty is tested.

It had been foolish of us to believe our revenge would go unpunished. That the town wouldn’t retaliate after what we did.

With our lives hanging in the balance, Thatcher and I have no choice but to coexist.

In the twilight of musty cabins and haunted library towers, my somber secrets are exposed, and his cravings are revealed.


So the question is…What is love without obsession?


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Sandra's Review

5 out of 5 stars

The Blood We Crave is the third book in the Hollow Boys series by Monty Jay. I am obsessed with this series and I have been falling hard for Thatcher Pierson since the very beginning and now, I am fully in love with the man. I mean, damn.
Thatcher is Lyra obsession. Lyra is Thatcher’s ghost. They have a past that nobody could understand. To her it is everything. To him it is a nightmare. He is in control, always. Lyra knows it, loves it, even craves it. It makes her obsession even more dangerous especially when Thatcher has the skills to end her. He doesn’t lose control, ever and he won’t now. Not for her. Not for anyone. He has no soft edges, no feelings, no desires. He is darkness and she needs to stay in the light before she is destroyed. The problem? She wants in his darkness more than life itself…
I get it Lyra… I really do. Thatcher and his very controlled movements and speech is panty-melting. I mean…swoon when he rolls up his sleeves and gets dirty. In all seriousness, this couple is so worth the fucking wait. The Hollow Boys and the women they love have more work to do to take out the real ones making Ponderosa Springs a very dangerous place to be.
Overall… the writing is addictive, fantastic, and beautiful. The story is is all of those things and more. It’s completely unique. I can’t wait for the next book!
I had become an orchestrator of fear. A conductor of pain. I compose death.
I crave him. Every part of him. Even the tortured parts of himself others run away from. I want to let his demons out of their shackles just so they can play with mine.
I’d rather be ignored by him than noticed by anyone else.

Meet Monty Jay:

Monty Jay likes to describe herself as a punk rock kid, with the soul of a gypsy who has a Red Bull addiction. She writes romance novels about insane artists, feisty females, hockey players, and many more. 

When she isn’t writing she can be found reading anything Stephen King, getting a tattoo, or eating cold pizza.

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