Blog Tour & 6 Heart Reviews – I Bet You, Ilsa Madden-Mills

November 7, 2018 By

Title: I BET You
Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
Genre: New Adult Romance (Standalone)
Release Date: October 29, 2018
Photography: Wander Aguiar
Model: Steven
Cover Design: Shanoff Formats

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills returns with an all-new swoon-fest of a novel about what happens when you look beyond labels and take a chance on love.
Sexy Athlete: I bet you…
Penelope Graham: Burn in hell, quarterback.
The late night text is random but Penelope knows exactly who “Sexy Athlete” is. And why she shouldn’t take his wager.
Ryker Voss.
Football star.
Walks on water and God’s gift to women.
Just ask him.
His bet? He promises Penelope he’ll win her the heart of the nerdy guy she’s been crushing on. His plan—good old-fashioned jealousy. Once her crush sees her kissing Ryker, he’ll realize what he’s missing. Sounds legit, right? The only question is…why is Ryker being so nice to her?
Penelope Graham.
Virgin.
Lover of sparkly vampires and calculus.
His mortal enemy.
Penelope knows she shouldn’t trust a jock, but what’s a girl to do when she needs a date to Homecoming? And Ryker’s keeping a secret, another bet, one that could destroy Penelope’s heart forever.
Will the quarterback score the good girl or will his secret mean everyone loses at this game of love?
Find out in this all-new standalone novel…

I Bet You is Ilsa Madden-Mills’ newest fun, sexy, flirty, angsty, swoony romance! I absolutely loved I Dare You and you don’t have to have read that to thoroughly enjoy I Bet You, but you should because it was awesome! I know I said this in my last Ilsa review, but I have to repeat it. I don’t know how she does it, but every new hero of hers becomes my new favorite. I feel like such a hussy! It’s like the others just fade away into the recesses of my heart and the new one comes barreling forward and takes hold. Smiling and pressing and making me fall in love with him. Ryker, QB1, you stole my heart with your awkwardness, your fuzzy chest hair, your nervous habits and your romantic heart. Penelope put up a good fight! She’s so damn pretty and smart and has your number. She’s not a jersey chaser and she’ll always tell you how it is. She loves romance novels and vampires and you love football and girls. You have your work cut out for you! Ryker wants this girl. Penelope isn’t like any other girl he’s ever met. She doesn’t care that he’s the quarterback. She’s sexy, loves her colored lip balm, is tall as hell and there’s just something about her that calls to him. Penelope doesn’t even like Ryker. Sure, he’s sexy and built, has that dimple that drives her wild, and that hairy chest? She can’t help but love it and want to run her fingers through it. But he’s a player and men like him never stay. Right?! Except Ryker is being real. He can’t stop thinking about her. He misses her and he seems to be there when she needs him. How can he prove that she’s not just a bet? That she’s the girl of his dreams. He can’t lose her, not now. Wow, I can’t even express how much I LOVED this story! It’s just perfect. Ryker and Penelope made me laugh out loud, smile, sigh, yell, swoon, cry and just feel. I didn’t want to put it down once I started and I kept hoping there was more when I was done. They are one of my favorite couples of the year!

 

He smells like alpha male and sex. Hard, passionate sex that makes you orgasm fast and furious.

 

“What do you want anyway? I’m busy.”

“Damn. No one talks to me the way you do.”

“I see you for what you are.”

“A hot quarterback?”

“An asshole.”

“Some girls love assholes.”

“I don’t.”

 

There’s something mesmerizing about her that calls to the caveman in me and brings all my alpha instincts to the surface. She’s part goofy but clever. Hot but innocent. Her lips are fucking perfect. And that long red hair…

 

“You’d have pretty babies together.” Blaze says.

“Are you drunk?”

“I’ve had a few, but just because I’m a football player doesn’t mean I’m not romantic and shit.”

 

“There’s only one reason a guy shows up at a girl’s house at one in the morning.”

“But you aren’t they kind of girl. Goddamn, you’re beautiful.”

 

“That, babe, is third base first class.”

Sandra's Review

I Bet You is the second book in the Hooking Up series by the ever-so talented, Ilsa Madden-Mills. It can be read as a standalone novel but I did met Ryker in I Dare You. I liked him then have totally fallen hard for him today.
Penelope hates Ryker. The cocky jock with jersey chasers all over him. He seems to think he is God’s gift to football and women but all she sees is a douchebag. A sexy one who she can’t get out of her head or her journal. Asshole. She doesn’t do football players. She especially doesn’t do quarterbacks. So, why does she feel a zing every time they touch? And when he kisses her…sparks fly. She shouldn’t want to kiss him again. She shouldn’t trust him. Especially when he says he will get her the man she is crushing on. Why would he do that? They aren’t friends. He didn’t even notice her until she called him out last semester.
Ryker and Penelope’s relationship is well…complicated. He confuses her. She intrigued him. What they both are is awkward when it comes to them being in the same room. But at the same time they feel at ease. Maybe because they know they won’t go there with each other. She is crushing on a guy who gets excited about mechanical pencils. And Penelope is not his type. But, you know what they say about how opposites attract. Can he prove to Penelope that he is not like all the others? And if he does, will it be too late?
I am in LOVE with this book!! The characters are addicting along with their story. I haven’t laughed out loud so much while reading in a long time. I want to read her journal. They are fucking hilarious with their banter. Banter full of flirt, swoon, and attitude. They are both strong characters in their own ways. I loved them as enemies, friends, and lovers.
Overall…it’s my favorite Ilsa book to date! I read it in one sitting. I didn’t want it to end even though I was swiping my iPad like a crazy person. I had to know what they were going to say or do next. I also enjoyed the supporting characters. I am really hoping for the next book to be ______’s story.
P.S. I ❤️ Vampire Bill. And I ❤️ Penelope’s clothes!
Quotes:
“For a writer, you seem to be at a loss for words. Do I make you speechless, Penelope?”
I scoff. “No.”
So, if I shave my chest hair off and toss on some glitter lotion, you’ll be into me?I burst out laughing.
Maybe.
Done.
OMG. Stop teasing me. I’m giggling.
Who said I was teasing?
“You only put that stuff on when you’re nervous.”
“Not true.”
“Don’t even try with me.”
Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap. She’s best known for her angsty and funny New Adult college romances.
A former high school English teacher, she adores all things Pride and Prejudice; Mr. Darcy is her ultimate hero.
She’s also addicted to frothy coffee beverages, Vampire Dairies, and any book featuring unicorns and sword-wielding females.

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Release Day Blitz & *Giveaway* – Devils with Halos, Natalie Bennett

November 5, 2018 By

Title: Devils with Halos
Series: Malignant #1
Author: Natalie Bennett
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: November 5, 2018
Ma-lig-nant
Adjective.
1. Malevolent
2. Very virulent or infectious.
 
Charm is deceptive. 
We were taken in the middle of the night.
 
Beauty is deceitful.
They called it an institution for the diseased.
 
Freedom is an illusion.
Our choices were no longer our own.
Our bodies became their exclusive property.
Our lives no longer mattered.
 
Survival is subjective.
We’d all done terrible things.
We all had demons.
We all had secrets.
And the truth would destroy everything. 
Natalie Bennett is the creator of erotic stories that always come with a warning label. She writes about depraved alpha a**holes and women that love to hate them. Her books don’t follow any specific tropes, have no set word counts, and tend to deviate from traditional HEA’s.
 
When she isn’t in front of her computer she’s spending time with her husband and their three little boys.
 
Natalie is an avid fan of caramel frappes, horror movies, Shameless, and of course, reading.
 
You can find Natalie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Cover Reveal & *Giveaway* – Havoc, Kindle Alexander

October 31, 2018 By

Title: Havoc
Series: Tattoos & Ties #1
Author: Kindle Alexander
Genre: M/M MC Romance
Release Date: November 27, 2018
Cover Art: Reese Dante
Keyes Dixon’s life is challenging enough as a full patch member of the Disciples of Havoc Motorcycle Club but being a gay biker leaves him traveling down one tough road. With an abusive past and his vow to the club cementing his future, he doesn’t believe in love and steers clear of commitment. But a midnight ride leads to a chance meeting with a sexy pretty-boy in a wicked hot sports car that has him going down quicker than a Harley on ice. 
Cocky Assistant District Attorney Alec Pierce lives in the shadow of his politically connected family. A life of privilege doesn’t equal a life of love, a fact made obvious at every family gathering. Driven yet lonely, Alec yields to his family’s demands for his career path, hoping for the acceptance he craves. Until he meets a gorgeous biker who tips the scales in the favor of truth…and he can no longer live a lie.
Can two men from completely different worlds…and sides of the law…find common ground, or will all their desires only wreak Havoc?
The screen illuminated Alec’s face, and even though Keyes wasn’t religious, he swore he heard the angels sing in that moment… The sight stole Keyes’s breath. He came to a stop directly in front of the tempting driver. Resting both hands on his hips, he got lost just looking at this beautiful man. Keyes opened his mouth to speak. He could absolutely take care of this problem, but the words didn’t come. Instead, he stayed mesmerized by the most gorgeous guy he’d ever seen.
“I have roadside assistance. I just have to remember which app to use.”
 Keyes almost lost his bad boy composure when Alec distractedly glanced up from his phone and winked at him. Hold it together, Key. He finally got his head to stop spinning and all the cheesy porn music to quit playing on continuous loop in the background. Alec probably just had a twitch. Why would the guy be flirting with him? On the off chance Alec happened to be gay, Keyes obviously wasn’t his type if the passenger were anything to go by. There was nothing refined or delicate about Key.
Even with the neurons misfiring in Keyes’s brain, he managed to clear his throat and lower his gaze to the grass to help find some fucking perspective. “Where you headed?” Wait. That wasn’t the statement he’d planned to make.
“I live in McKinney. He lives in the Uptown area of Dallas,” Alec answered, reading the screen as he cocked his head toward his putout passenger.
“What’re you doin’ out here?” Keyes asked. McKinney was a long way from the current location and as different as two places could possibly be.
Alec gave a humorless laugh while briefly lifting his gaze from the screen. Curious light eyes pinned Keyes in place. He wasn’t sure he’d ever seen eyes that color. Keyes’s mouth watered, and his cock plumped, homing in on exactly what it wanted. “Google Maps said this was a detour. Hang on.” Alec lifted the phone to his ear. Keyes could hear a faint sound of a voice on the other end. “I’m on some side road in maybe South Dallas, perhaps even North Ellis County. Can you find my location?”
“Listen, I can take care of this. I own a tire shop that’s about fifteen minutes from here.” For the first time since the car had spun off the road, Alec truly looked at him. Their gazes connected for one maybe two heartbeats before Alec’s brow wrinkled and his eyes lowered. Keyes felt the weight of Alec’s stare as his eyes blatantly roamed the length of his body. Not only did his dick stand at attention but the damn thing attempted to parade down Main Street waving a rainbow-colored flag. A range of expressions crossed Alec’s handsome face until the hand holding the phone lowered and those extraordinary eyes were back on his. Had the guy noticed the impromptu party taking place in his pants? Keyes shifted his weight to his other foot.

“I’m Alec Pierce.”


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.
 
Find out more by visiting www.kindlealexander.com or email me at kindle@kindlealexander.com

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Release Day Blitz & 6 Heart Reviews – I Bet You, Ilsa Madden-Mills

October 29, 2018 By

Title: I BET You
Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
Genre: New Adult Romance (Standalone)
Release Date: October 29, 2018
Photography: Wander Aguiar
Model: Steven
Cover Design: Shanoff Formats

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills returns with an all-new swoon-fest of a novel about what happens when you look beyond labels and take a chance on love. 
Sexy Athlete: I bet you…
Penelope Graham: Burn in hell, quarterback. 
The late night text is random but Penelope knows exactly who “Sexy Athlete” is. And why she shouldn’t take his wager.
Ryker Voss.
Football star.
Walks on water and God’s gift to women.
Just ask him. 
His bet? He promises Penelope he’ll win her the heart of the nerdy guy she’s been crushing on. His plan—good old-fashioned jealousy. Once her crush sees her kissing Ryker, he’ll realize what he’s missing. Sounds legit, right? The only question is…why is Ryker being so nice to her?
Penelope Graham.
Virgin.
Lover of sparkly vampires and calculus.
His mortal enemy.
Penelope knows she shouldn’t trust a jock, but what’s a girl to do when she needs a date to Homecoming? And Ryker’s keeping a secret, another bet, one that could destroy Penelope’s heart forever.
Will the quarterback score the good girl or will his secret mean everyone loses at this game of love?
Find out in this all-new standalone novel…

I Bet You is Ilsa Madden-Mills’ newest fun, sexy, flirty, angsty, swoony romance! I absolutely loved I Dare You and you don’t have to have read that to thoroughly enjoy I Bet You, but you should because it was awesome! I know I said this in my last Ilsa review, but I have to repeat it. I don’t know how she does it, but every new hero of hers becomes my new favorite. I feel like such a hussy! It’s like the others just fade away into the recesses of my heart and the new one comes barreling forward and takes hold. Smiling and pressing and making me fall in love with him. Ryker, QB1, you stole my heart  with your awkwardness, your fuzzy chest hair, your nervous habits and your romantic heart. Penelope put up a good fight! She’s so damn pretty and smart and has your number. She’s not a jersey chaser and she’ll always tell you how it is. She loves romance novels and vampires and you love football and girls. You have your work cut out for you! Ryker wants this girl. Penelope isn’t like any other girl he’s ever met. She doesn’t care that he’s the quarterback. She’s sexy, loves her colored lip balm, is tall as hell and there’s just something about her that calls to him. Penelope doesn’t even like Ryker. Sure, he’s sexy and built, has that dimple that drives her wild, and that hairy chest? She can’t help but love it and want to run her fingers through it. But he’s a player and men like him never stay. Right?! Except Ryker is being real. He can’t stop thinking about her. He misses her and he seems to be there when she needs him. How can he prove that she’s not just a bet? That she’s the girl of his dreams. He can’t lose her, not now. Wow, I can’t even express how much I LOVED this story! It’s just perfect. Ryker and Penelope made me laugh out loud, smile, sigh, yell, swoon, cry and just feel. I didn’t want to put it down once I started and I kept hoping there was more when I was done. They are one of my favorite couples of the year!

 

He smells like alpha male and sex. Hard, passionate sex that  makes you orgasm fast and furious.

 

“What do you want anyway? I’m busy.”

“Damn. No one talks to me the way you do.”

“I see you for what you are.”

“A hot quarterback?”

“An asshole.”

“Some girls love assholes.”

“I don’t.”

 

There’s something mesmerizing about her that calls to the caveman in me and brings all my alpha instincts to the surface. She’s part goofy but clever. Hot but innocent. Her lips are fucking perfect. And that long red hair…

 

“You’d have pretty babies together.” Blaze says.

“Are you drunk?”

“I’ve had a few, but just because I’m a football player doesn’t mean I’m not romantic and shit.”

 

“There’s only one reason a guy shows up at a girl’s house at one in the morning.”

“But you aren’t they kind of girl. Goddamn, you’re beautiful.”

 

“That, babe, is third base first class.”

Sandra's Review

I Bet You is the second book in the Hooking Up series by the ever-so talented, Ilsa Madden-Mills. It can be read as a standalone novel but I did met Ryker in I Dare You. I liked him then have totally fallen hard for him today. 
Penelope hates Ryker. The cocky jock with jersey chasers all over him. He seems to think he is God’s gift to football and women but all she sees is a douchebag. A sexy one who she can’t get out of her head or her journal. Asshole. She doesn’t do football players. She especially doesn’t do quarterbacks. So, why does she feel a zing every time they touch? And when he kisses her…sparks fly. She shouldn’t want to kiss him again. She shouldn’t trust him. Especially when he says he will get her the man she is crushing on. Why would he do that? They aren’t friends. He didn’t even notice her until she called him out last semester. 
Ryker and Penelope’s relationship is well…complicated. He confuses her. She intrigued him. What they both are is awkward when it comes to them being in the same room. But at the same time they feel at ease. Maybe because they know they won’t go there with each other. She is crushing on a guy who gets excited about mechanical pencils. And Penelope is not his type. But, you know what they say about how opposites attract. Can he prove to Penelope that he is not like all the others? And if he does, will it be too late? 
I am in LOVE with this book!! The characters are addicting along with their story. I haven’t laughed out loud so much while reading in a long time. I want to read her journal. They are fucking hilarious with their banter. Banter full of flirt, swoon, and attitude. They are both strong characters in their own ways. I loved them as enemies, friends, and lovers. 
Overall…it’s my favorite Ilsa book to date! I read it in one sitting. I didn’t want it to end even though I was swiping my iPad like a crazy person. I had to know what they were going to say or do next. I also enjoyed the supporting characters. I am really hoping for the next book to be ______’s story. 
P.S. I ❤️ Vampire Bill. And I ❤️ Penelope’s clothes! 
Quotes: 
“For a writer, you seem to be at a loss for words. Do I make you speechless, Penelope?” 
I scoff. “No.”
So, if I shave my chest hair off and toss on some glitter lotion, you’ll be into me?I burst out laughing. 
Maybe
Done
OMG. Stop teasing me. I’m giggling. 
Who said I was teasing?
 
“You only put that stuff on when you’re nervous.” 
“Not true.” 
“Don’t even try with me.”
Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap. She’s best known for her angsty and funny New Adult college romances. 
A former high school English teacher, she adores all things Pride and Prejudice; Mr. Darcy is her ultimate hero. 
She’s also addicted to frothy coffee beverages, Vampire Dairies, and any book featuring unicorns and sword-wielding females. 
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Cover Reveal – Devils with Halos, Natalie Bennett

October 17, 2018 By

Title: Devils with Halos
Series: Malignant #1
Author: Natalie Bennett
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: October 31, 2018
Cover Design: Raven Designs
Release Alert

Ma-lig-nant
Adjective.
1. Malevolent
2. Very virulent or infectious.
 
Charm is deceptive. 
We were taken in the middle of the night.
 
Beauty is deceitful.
They called it an institution for the diseased.
 
Freedom is an illusion.
Our choices were no longer our own.
Our bodies became their exclusive property.
Our lives no longer mattered.
 
Survival is subjective.
We’d all done terrible things.
We all had demons.
We all had secrets.
And the truth would destroy everything. 
Natalie Bennett is the creator of erotic stories that always come with a warning label. She writes about depraved alpha a**holes and women that love to hate them. Her books don’t follow any specific tropes, have no set word counts, and tend to deviate from traditional HEA’s.
 
When she isn’t in front of her computer she’s spending time with her husband and their three little boys.
 
Natalie is an avid fan of caramel frappes, horror movies, Shameless, and of course, reading.
 
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Release Day Blitz, 5 Heart Reviews & Excerpt – A Chosen Man, Jaime Reese

September 28, 2018 By

Title: A Chosen Man
Series: The Men of Halfway House Series
Author: Jaime Reese
Genre: M/M Contemporary Romance
(can be read as standalone)
Release Date: September 26, 2018
Photographer: Eric McKinney of 6:12 Photography
For Wall McCormack, actions speak louder than words. He’s giving and protective, loyal to his friends, and devoted to his job. While confident and powerful enough to conquer any challenge, his greatest strength lies in his calm nature. Until an unexpected assignment sends his world into a loud and colorful chaos he never could have anticipated.
 
Rejection. It’s something Dylan Vaughn has known his entire life. But he’s a tough nut to crack and refuses to break. Armed with a sharp tongue and brutal honesty, he pushes through life and at anyone who attempts to take him on. Except for the quiet guardian who piques his interest and dares him to want…more.
 
When Dylan’s past comes back with a vengeance and jeopardizes their growing connection, Wall will stop at nothing to protect the younger man and remain by his side. But convincing Dylan that someone accepts the real man behind the cocky facade might prove to be Wall’s greatest challenge yet.
With his freedom on the line, Dylan must trust the strength of their bond and confront the forces threatening their future. Only then will he realize the dream of acceptance is real and finally have a place to call home.

A Chosen Man is the sixth book in The Men of Halfway House series by the fabulous Jaime Reese. I have read this entire series and I believe this is my favorite! It can be read as a standalone, but I’m not sure why you wouldn’t want to read the entire series and meet all these fabulous men. I’m not sure what it is about Dylan and Wall that I love so much. I know I love this cover and couldn’t stop looking at it. Jaime is one of those talented authors who designs her covers to look exactly like the character inside. I love that! Dylan is young, but brilliant. He’s used to rejection and no one caring about him so he’s a little thrown back at the men in Halfway House actually caring about him. He’s also drawn to Wall, a seriously sexy, huge man who Dylan can’t stop thinking about. Dylan’s brain constantly works overtime and he can’t help but be a brat sometimes. He’s also really honest, but that doesn’t seem to stop these new people in his life from liking him. When his past comes back to find him, Wall needs to protect Dylan. The attraction between Wall and Dylan sizzles off the pages. The stoic silence of Wall and the chatty wordiness of Dylan is the perfect mix. I laughed every time Wall said “Why” and I love Dylan’s reaction to that question. Every. Time! There was just something about Dylan that called to me. He was so broken and vulnerable, but so fun and wanted to be noticed. He is mouthy, but really just wanted to be loved. Wall is quiet but smart. He watches and listens and he’s looking for more than a night of pleasure. He’s older and realizes he knows what’s missing in his life. Both Wall and Dylan have been heartbroken and hurt, but together they can find the answers they are looking for. I loved this story. So. Much. Dylan’s individualism and his crazy smart brain. Wall and his sexiness and watching eyes. I’m a huge fan of Jaime’s and I’ve read all of her books and with every one she grows as a writer. I think this is her best writing yet! Overall, I laughed a lot, cried, swooned, got hot and bothered and already want more Dylan and Wall!

“You want to spank the smartass right out of me. Don’t you?”

“Get your smartass in the truck.”

“You’re the only wall I’ve ever wanted to climb.”

“You curse a lot.”

“Literary embellishments. Now you know to  never put me on speaker.”

“It’s a little scary how you know what goes on in my head and know what to say. You’re so wise. You’re like a beefcake prophet.”

“Why?”

“My goodness, does the big man loves his small word.”

Sandra's Review

A Chosen Man is the sixth book in the Men of Halfway House series. I have read the entire series but you can read it as a complete standalone. I do recommend adding the series to your TBR though because it is one of my favorites.
Dylan knows what rejection feel like. He has felt it since the minute he was born. His parents didn’t want him. His foster families didn’t want him saying he was too difficult when in reality he was just misunderstood. Men didn’t want him for more than one night. The only time he felt wanted landed him in prison for two years. He was now out and it looks like his past is catching up to him. And the only man standing between him and his past is a man who could break him. Wall McCormack.
Wall wanted the snarky, and colorful Dylan from the moment he saw him. He hadn’t felt that way for a long time but this man was brutally honest and that was exactly what he needed. A man who wasn’t afraid to tell it how it was. He was brutally honest but he was also a criminal so he had to be careful. With his heart. His head. He didn’t want to be blindsided yet again. He was here to protect Dylan not fall for him.
A challenge. That was what this was. Who would break first. They both felt the heat between them. It was also more. Wall didn’t talk much. It was more like grunts, frowns, and one word answers. What Wall didn’t realize was that Dylan read his frowns. He knew what the big guy was thinking and it wasn’t always about where they were getting their next meal. His thoughts were above all protective but dirty as well. But, was getting involved worth the risk? To their safety. To their hearts. Dylan wanted to be part of a family. To be loved. Can Wall be the man to give it to him?
Overall…I loved this story! It was suspenseful, hot, emotional, and funny. The characters pulled at my heartstrings. The story was full of laughter, action, and love. I loved the teasing banter between the men. I hope this isn’t the last of the series. I will always want more.
Quotes:
“Did you massacre a rainbow in the tub?”
“I licked you. So you’re mine.”
“You can tell me anything. Just don’t tell me unicorns aren’t real. I’ll be devastated.”
“You have other skills.”
“I doubt being bratty and having a smart mouth are next on the list of desired skills.”
“Why do you consider those two of your most glowing qualities?”
Dylan looked up. “Huh?”
“You mention them after your computer skills. So they are the traits you associate with yourself the most. Why is that?”
“Um…” Is that a trick question? “Because I have a smart mouth and most people say I’m bratty.” He should add snark and sarcasm as additional languages. Maybe that would beef up his resume.
“I’m not arguing that point,” Matt said with a ghost of a smile. “But it’s obvious you do it with a bit of…spite. So I’m wondering if it’s truly part of your nature or if you do it only because people expect you to.”
Dylan shrugged, not really liking the serious shift in the conversation. He didn’t know how to do this emotional chitchat crap, and Matt was in a sensitive state of mind after everything that had happened. He returned his attention to the book and flicked the edge of the pages against his fingertip, trying to busy himself.
“You’re not alone, Dylan.”
Dylan slammed his book shut. “Try telling that to all the nonexistent people standing around me.” He bit back his usual defensiveness. He saw something flash in Matt’s expression, but couldn’t peg exactly what it was. But he guessed Matt wanted to be his savior. Maybe it was his nature, and Dylan was probably wrong considering his track record with people, but he couldn’t help the feeling tugging at the back of his mind that this determination stemmed from what had happened to the other guys. “You didn’t fail, Matt.”
“What?”
“With the guys. The knife in the room. That wasn’t your failure. It was their choice.”
Matt frowned and ducked his head. He set his glass of lemonade on the ground beside the bench and clasped his hands together, taking a deep breath. “I could have guided them better.” Matt winced, probably realizing he had voiced that thought. “Robbie was at his father’s house for the weekend. Neil told the police that Robbie had mentioned his father would hit him when drunk. The knife was for protection. I should have—”
“Stop it,” Dylan said, with a little more force than he had intended. “How were you supposed to know something Neil told the police after the fact? Robbie didn’t share it with you, he shared it with Neil, and unless you’re a psychic, how the hell were you supposed to know that was happening?” Dylan shook his head. His people-meter might suck, but his logic-detector was fully functional. “You’re just like Sam. Not everyone wants to be saved. That’s a tough pill to swallow, but it’s part of life.”
Matt cocked his head. “Is that your story?”
“I don’t need saving.”
“No, you don’t. You’re obviously resilient as hell.” Matt turned on the bench seat to face him. “But don’t plan your future because of things in your past. Learn from them and consider them life lessons.”
“You should listen to your own wisdom. Don’t beat yourself up because the guys screwed up. That’s on them, not you. Consider it…a life lesson,” Dylan finished with a flourish of his hand and a raised eyebrow. “You offer more help than most, and if people don’t want to take it, then it’s on them.”
“Touché,” Matt said with a shake of his head and a hint of a smile.

 

“See? Told ya. I’m bratty with a smart mouth. Top of the list of my marketable skills. Tons of companies are going to beat down your door to hire me.”
Jaime Reese is the alter ego of an artist who loves the creative process of writing, just not about herself. Fiction is far more interesting. She has a weakness for broken, misunderstood heroes and feels everyone deserves a chance at love and life. An avid fan of a happy ending, she believes those endings acquired with a little difficulty are more cherished.
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Cover Reveal – I Bet You, Ilsa Madden-Mills

September 19, 2018 By

Title: I BET You
Author: Ilsa Madden-Mills
Genre: New Adult Romance (Standalone)
Release Date: October 29, 2018
Photography: Wander Aguiar
Model: Steven
Cover Design: Shanoff Formats
Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills returns with an all-new swoon-fest of a novel about what happens when you look beyond labels and take a chance on love. 
Sexy Athlete: I bet you…
Penelope Graham: Burn in hell, quarterback. 
The late night text is random but Penelope knows exactly who “Sexy Athlete” is. And why she shouldn’t take his wager.
Ryker Voss.
Football star.
Walks on water and God’s gift to women.
Just ask him. 
His bet? He promises Penelope he’ll win her the heart of the nerdy guy she’s been crushing on. His plan—good old-fashioned jealousy. Once her crush sees her kissing Ryker, he’ll realize what he’s missing. Sounds legit, right? The only question is…why is Ryker being so nice to her?
Penelope Graham.
Virgin.
Lover of sparkly vampires and calculus.
His mortal enemy.
Penelope knows she shouldn’t trust a jock, but what’s a girl to do when she needs a date to Homecoming? And Ryker’s keeping a secret, another bet, one that could destroy Penelope’s heart forever.
Will the quarterback score the good girl or will his secret mean everyone loses at this game of love?
Find out in this all-new standalone novel…
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Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills writes about strong heroines and sexy alpha males that sometimes you just want to slap. She’s best known for her angsty and funny New Adult college romances. 
A former high school English teacher, she adores all things Pride and Prejudice; Mr. Darcy is her ultimate hero. 
She’s also addicted to frothy coffee beverages, Vampire Dairies, and any book featuring unicorns and sword-wielding females. 
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Blog Tour, 5 Heart Review & *Giveaway* – Wrecked, Shana Vanterpool

August 6, 2018 By

Title: Wrecked
Series: Charming Knights #1
(Stand-alone series)
Author: Shana Vanterpool
Genre: Upper YA
Release Date: August 2, 2018

Welcome to Charming High.
Sorry, we’re fresh out of charm …
Hallie:
I am a star.
I’m not famous, before you make that mistake.
Although, I guess I kind of am. Or I will be anyway. My future was planned long before I was born.
The definition of a star is a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is an incandescent body like the sun.
I am a star. I am fixed. I am luminous only when no one is looking. I was stuck to repeat the same night every single day.
Until I met Wreck. And he showed me how alive I could feel within my cage.
Wreck:
I am a knight.
I’m not a knight in shining armor, before you start thinking I’ll save you.
I am a knight in raging darkness.
Until I met Hallie. And she showed me how to break free of my battle-torn armor.
Wrecked is the first book in the Charming Knights series by Shana Vanterpool. An exhilarating upper YA contemporary romance series set deep in the lives of Charming High’s most beloved football team. Where the limits of good and evil are pushed, desires and dreams are twisted, and readers are immersed into the lives of people who have it all. Except their freedom…

Wrecked is the first book in the Charming Nights series by one of my favorite authors, Shana Vanterpool. I love her words so much that I didn’t read the synopsis before I jumped in. She writes it, I read it. This one is actually upper YA! I don’t read many YA but when I do, I want more.

Hallie feels like she lives in cage. Surrounded by gold bars, and the privileged. She wore her mask but she wasn’t like the rest of them. She wanted out when others wanted in. Her peers wanted what she had but all she wanted was to be loved. Her parents saw her as an investment. The lone heir to the Goodford Financial throne. She hated that her life was planned out before she was even born. She didn’t get to make her own choices. Who she was friends with. What car she drove. Who she loved. What she wore. And if she didn’t obey, there were consequences. She never felt she could feel free until Wreck set his eyes on her.

Wreck accepted his fate. He was getting out of here. He would survive for two reasons. One, he knew how to put up his walls and not let them in. And two, Hallie Goodford. His dark obsession. He knew he would always have her. That was the plan but he resisted until now. He couldn’t ignore the way he felt about her any longer. It had to be now or never. He had been watching her from afar and now it is time to get closer to her than ever before. Will she end up fighting him off or fighting for him in the end?

Wreck and Hallie’s relationship is complicated. Charming High, the town surrounding it, and the people who own it are not your average Joe’s. They are some of the wealthiest people in the world. The ones with power and influence. So imagine growing up in that world. You have to grow up fast. So, Wreck and Hallie may be eighteen but they have seen things that others never will. It’s like living in a bad soap opera. The family dramas. The greedy assholes. The crude businessmen and women. They don’t want to be like them. They want to be free, alive, and not their parents. But, can they do that if they fall in love with each other? Two heirs of two thrones.

I was addicted to this story from the very beginning. I might be thirty-seven but I am a fan of teen drama. Yes, I watched Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and Riverdale and loved it. Teen drama is full of angst but then add in the wealth and privilege and it’s extra. Everything. It’s always intrigued me. So, this story. It got me. The way Wreck could go from star football player/king of the school to openly romantic on a dime was fascinating and oh so fucking hot. He definitely wasn’t perfect and I loved that about him. He had his weaknesses and Hallie had hers. They also had their strengths. They are both strong characters. Protective characters.

Overall…it’s a story full of secrets, angst, love, heat, and laughter. I am very excited about the next book. These Charming Knights are something else.

P.S. I know not all wealthy teens and adults are this way.

Quotes:

This city would never see me sweat.
I was trapped, but I was still me inside of my gold bars.

Drunk Wreck was a pissy PMS’ing tween dignitary. “I’m going to change into something more comfortable. When you change your tampon, and take a Midol, come find me.”

“Secret for a secret?”

Romance author, coffee drinker, and bad boy aficionado. Every second not spent breathing is an opportunity to write and read. I live in Northern California with my family and actress dog, Halle Bella. (Just Bella when she decides to cut the crap.) Escaping with a good book is something I live for and I write so others can do the same.

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Release Blitz, 5 Heart Review & *Giveaway* – Wrecked, Shana Vanterpool

August 3, 2018 By

Title: Wrecked
Series: Charming Knights #1
(Stand-alone series)
Author: Shana Vanterpool
Genre: Upper YA
Release Date: August 2, 2018

Welcome to Charming High.
Sorry, we’re fresh out of charm …
Hallie:
I am a star.
I’m not famous, before you make that mistake.
Although, I guess I kind of am. Or I will be anyway. My future was planned long before I was born.
The definition of a star is a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is an incandescent body like the sun.
I am a star. I am fixed. I am luminous only when no one is looking. I was stuck to repeat the same night every single day.
Until I met Wreck. And he showed me how alive I could feel within my cage.
Wreck:
 
I am a knight.
I’m not a knight in shining armor, before you start thinking I’ll save you.
I am a knight in raging darkness.
Until I met Hallie. And she showed me how to break free of my battle-torn armor.
Wrecked is the first book in the Charming Knights series by Shana Vanterpool. An exhilarating upper YA contemporary romance series set deep in the lives of Charming High’s most beloved football team. Where the limits of good and evil are pushed, desires and dreams are twisted, and readers are immersed into the lives of people who have it all. Except their freedom…
Wrecked is the first book in the Charming Nights series by one of my favorite authors, Shana Vanterpool. I love her words so much that I didn’t read the synopsis before I jumped in. She writes it, I read it. This one is actually upper YA! I don’t read many YA but when I do, I want more.

Hallie feels like she lives in cage. Surrounded by gold bars, and the privileged. She wore her mask but she wasn’t like the rest of them. She wanted out when others wanted in. Her peers wanted what she had but all she wanted was to be loved. Her parents saw her as an investment. The lone heir to the Goodford Financial throne. She hated that her life was planned out before she was even born. She didn’t get to make her own choices. Who she was friends with. What car she drove. Who she loved. What she wore. And if she didn’t obey, there were consequences. She never felt she could feel free until Wreck set his eyes on her.

Wreck accepted his fate. He was getting out of here. He would survive for two reasons. One, he knew how to put up his walls and not let them in. And two, Hallie Goodford. His dark obsession. He knew he would always have her. That was the plan but he resisted until now. He couldn’t ignore the way he felt about her any longer. It had to be now or never. He had been watching her from afar and now it is time to get closer to her than ever before. Will she end up fighting him off or fighting for him in the end?

Wreck and Hallie’s relationship is complicated. Charming High, the town surrounding it, and the people who own it are not your average Joe’s. They are some of the wealthiest people in the world. The ones with power and influence. So imagine growing up in that world. You have to grow up fast. So, Wreck and Hallie may be eighteen but they have seen things that others never will. It’s like living in a bad soap opera. The family dramas. The greedy assholes. The crude businessmen and women. They don’t want to be like them. They want to be free, alive, and not their parents. But, can they do that if they fall in love with each other? Two heirs of two thrones.

I was addicted to this story from the very beginning. I might be thirty-seven but I am a fan of teen drama. Yes, I watched Gossip Girl, Pretty Little Liars, and Riverdale and loved it. Teen drama is full of angst but then add in the wealth and privilege and it’s extra. Everything. It’s always intrigued me. So, this story. It got me. The way Wreck could go from star football player/king of the school to openly romantic on a dime was fascinating and oh so fucking hot. He definitely wasn’t perfect and I loved that about him. He had his weaknesses and Hallie had hers. They also had their strengths. They are both strong characters. Protective characters.

Overall…it’s a story full of secrets, angst, love, heat, and laughter. I am very excited about the next book. These Charming Knights are something else.

P.S. I know not all wealthy teens and adults are this way.

Quotes:

This city would never see me sweat.
I was trapped, but I was still me inside of my gold bars.

Drunk Wreck was a pissy PMS’ing tween dignitary. “I’m going to change into something more comfortable. When you change your tampon, and take a Midol, come find me.”

“Secret for a secret?”

 
Romance author, coffee drinker, and bad boy aficionado. Every second not spent breathing is an opportunity to write and read. I live in Northern California with my family and actress dog, Halle Bella. (Just Bella when she decides to cut the crap.) Escaping with a good book is something I live for and I write so others can do the same. 

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New Release, 5 Heart Reviews & *Giveaway* – Nice Guys Collection, Kindle Alexander

July 7, 2018 By

Title: Nice Guys Collection
Author: Kindle Alexander
Genre: M/M Romance

Release Date: July 3, 2018

Have you met the Nice Guys?
Available for a limited time! Here’s your chance to get the complete Nice Guys collection with an additional 30,000 words of bonus material for the low price of $2.99 for fourteen days only. Don’t miss out on this special pricing! 

 

Double Full: 

 

Up and coming football hero, Colt Michaels, makes a Hail Mary pass one night in the college locker room that results in the hottest, sexiest five days of his young life. However, interference after the play has him hiding his past and burying his future in the bottom of a bottle. While Colt seems to have it all, looks can be deceiving especially when you’re trapped so far in a closet that you can’t see your way out. 

 

Jace Montgomery single-handily built the largest all-star cheerleading gym in the world, driven by a need to forget a life-altering encounter with a handsome quarterback a decade ago. When he learns some upsetting news about his ex-lover, his heart executes a barrel roll and his carefully placed resolve tumbles down without a mat to absorb the shock. Can his island escape help him to finally let go of the past and move his life forward?
Full Disclosure:
Deputy United States Marshal Mitch Knox apprehends fugitives for a living. His calm, cool, collected attitude and devastatingly handsome good looks earn him a well-deserved bad boy reputation, both in the field and out. While away on an assignment, he blows off some steam at a notorious Dallas nightclub. Solving the case that has plagued him for months takes a sudden backseat to finding out all there is to know about the gorgeous, shy blond sitting alone at the bar.
Texas State Trooper Cody Turner dreams of being a Texas Ranger, and he’s moving up the ranks, well on his way to making it happen. But for the next two-weeks, he’s on vacation, and his plans include relaxing and helping out on his family’s farm. The last distraction he needs is a tatted-up temptation who walks into the bar and steals his baseball cap.

 

As Mitch’s case gains nationwide attention, how will he convince the sexy state trooper that giving him a chance won’t jeopardize his life’s plan…especially when the evil he’s tracking brings the hate directly to his doorstep, threatening more than just their careers?

 

Full Domain:

 

Honor, integrity, and loyalty are how Deputy US Marshal Kreed Sinacola lives his life. A former SEAL now employed by the Special Operations Group of the US Marshal Service, Kreed spends most of his life working covert operations…and avoiding relationships. But his boundaries blur and his convictions are put to the test when he finally comes face-to-face with the hot computer geek he’s been partnered with.

 

Aaron Stuart strives for one thing: justice. Young and full of idealism, his highly sought after computer skills land him a position with the National Security Agency. Aaron’s biggest hazard at his job is cramped fingers, but all that changes when he’s drawn into the middle of a dangerous federal investigation. And his attraction to his new inked up, dark-haired partner provides another kind of threat altogether. While Aaron tries desperately to place a firewall around his heart and fight his developing feelings, one misstep on his part could ultimately destroy him. 

 

The solution isn’t as easy as solving the case, which is treacherous enough as it is. But the growing sexual attraction between them threatens to derail more than just Kreed’s personal convictions as he quickly learns temptation and matters of the heart rarely fit easily into the rules he’s lived by. Will Kreed be able to convince Aaron to open his heart and face the fact that sometimes the answers aren’t always hidden in code?

DOUBLE FULL:

This was my first M/M novel and I loved it! I was not sure if I would get into it but after just reading the first page I was hooked. It surprised the hell out of me. It was a beautiful story filled with so many emotions. Colt was the star Quarterback and Jace was a cheerleader. After they shared their feeling for each other they were forced apart, at this point I had to put the book down to recover. Fast forward 10 years….do they still having those feelings? Will they be forced apart again forever this time?

A few of my Favorite Quotes:

“Jace Montgomery was the secret he held closest to his heart for Four long years.”

“I think we should stay at the beach house too, so I don’t have to bitch slap a ho for touching you again.”

I was laughing, crying and plain pissed off while reading. I loved that it had humor and heartbreak and I am very much looking forward to reading more by Kindle Alexander.

🔹4579: Double Full Bonus:

Awe!! I read Double Full back in 2014. It actually popped my M/M cherry and I have been addicted ever since.

This bonus material is about Jace and Colt and how Jace started his cheer coaching career. Which was after they broke up and before they got back together years later. The rest is about them during and after the full length novel.

I just loved seeing them again. Getting a glimpse during their separation.

FULL DISCLOSURE

Double Full was my very first M/M book. I wasn’t sure if it was a genre that I would enjoy but decided if I was going to have a blog, I read everything to an extent. No joke…I highlighted the very first paragraph in Double Full and I was hooked. You met Mitch in Double Full for a small amount of time but that is all you need to want to know more about this sexy Man with a great sense of humor.

Mitch is a Deputy Marshal and has been working a case for the last several months. It is personal to him and he will do everything he can including using his own money to find out who is behind the murders of high and even low profile gay men across the country. He does not have time for anything else so when he is called to go to Texas on another case he is not happy but he does get to see some old friends and have a fun night out. Mitch has a swagger to him and tonight he wants to find a man to help relieve some stress. When he spots a man across the bar sitting alone and hiding behind a baseball cap, he wants him in the worst way….

Cody is a Texas State Trooper that has just been promoted and is out celebrating by himself when he notices a man coming into the bar that makes everyone look. He is sexy, tattooed and commands attention. Cody just sits back and watches him dance, he has never seen somebody so handsome in his life but feels he is totally out of his league so he just watches from afar. When this hunk of a man approaches him he is dumbfounded, there are no words and there really doesn’t need to be.

Mitch and Cody have a very intense connection from the start and even though Cody is not usually shy, he is around Mitch until that chemistry is tested. When Mitch is called and has to leave Cody just when things where getting hot, he promises to find him again. They both can not stop thinking about each-other even though they both know they can’t afford distraction right now. But when you can’t concentrate on work because of the wondering, something’s got to give and when they figure out how….he is fucking sexy as hell. What is more amazing is the way they are together even thousands of miles apart but is that enough?

Mitch is so frustrated with his case and you are right along with him. I love a great mystery so I felt I was on the case with him. But when things get even more personal he is even more determined. Can he and Cody maintain a relationship during such a big case? Can Cody concentrate on his new job and think about Mitch? Can Mitch actually be in a relationship?

I was very surprised about this book in many ways. I knew Mitch was a bad ass with humor but he really is a smart-ass in the best way! I was laughing out loud. I love Mitch…he is very blunt, lickable hot and tends to hold things in but not when it comes to Cody. I also fell for Cody since he is shy but not when he gets to the nitty-gritty. They also both need someone that understands that their jobs are time consuming and very important to them.

I love Kindle’s writing and her characters to come to life. Her books are sexy, full of suspense and emotional. I can not wait to see what she has in store next!

P.S. Mitch has the best t-shirts.

Quotes:

“Keep you fucking mouth shut,” Cocky Smith cautioned. “Or what?” Mitch chest bumped him back. If need be, he could take this guy, no problem. The poor Smith kid at the door tried his best to separate the two. It wasn’t working. “Or I’ll shut it for you.” “Like to see you try fake-n-bake.”

“Besides, I’m hoping that after tonight I can look at the case with a clear head. You’ve been on my mind too much lately. I can’t think straight.”

“So, I’ve got the spot?”

“Get in the car. I know what you’re doing. You have to be on duty tonight. Phone fuck him later, Mitch. Jobs before hos.” And Kreed honked the horn again.

🔹 11863: Full Disclosure Bonus:

Damn. That was hot! I fell hard and fast for Mitch back in 2104 and still love him now.

This bonus material is about their lives before they meet and a few years down the line afterwards. It’s fun, sexy, and adorable!

FULL DOMAIN

Full Domain is the third and final book in the Nice Guys Series. Each book in the series is about another hot couple so they can be read as standalone but I highly recommend reading them in order because the investigation part of the series. Plus, you will see he previous couples in this book as well. And, I want you to see the full amazing picture of this series. Double Full was my very first M/M book and it got me hooked on the genre. So thank you Kindle!

Kreed and Aaron first met over Skype and from that moment Kreed wanted the hot computer geek but he was shot down. Flat. And since then he can’t stop thinking about him. For Aaron, he thought Kreed was a hot, cocky US Marshal that is used to getting his way. Was he attracted to him? Hell yes! But he couldn’t go there. But now, they have to work together to find a huge threat to the community including their best friend.

The minute they see each other again, the sexual tension is high. They both know it but Aaron is fighting against it while Kreed has other plans. He knows once they start the investigation they can’t be together. It would put them both in danger and he can’t lose another person that he cares about. And for Aaron, he knows if he has a taste of Kreed, it won’t be enough, and because of his secrets, he can’t have more than just a casual fling.

The investigation takes a turn and puts Kreed and Aaron together, closer than ever their attraction and desire only build. Can they keep their hands and other body parts to themselves until the threat is gone? Or will the desire be too much? Will the tension cloud their judgement?

I love these two! Kreed is blunt, sexy, funny and surprisingly domestic. And Aaron is geeky sexy, funny and loves his food. Together, the chemistry is high, the banter is unreal and they find that things aren’t always what they seem. They have to trust one another with their lives and secrets can ruin everything. Will theirs?

Overall…I got hot and bothered, laughed my ass off and was sucked into the investigation. I am sad that this is the last book in the series but I know I will see these couples again, they can’t leave.

P.S. Hottest Shower Scenes Ever!!!

Quotes:

Maybe if he rubbed whipped cream and hot fudge all over his body, he could get the guy’s attention.

“You’re so fucking sexy with those fuck-me-I’m-so-smart glasses on and that intense look on your face.”

“That’s some dirty mouth you’ve got on you, church boy.”

**And I just have to put one in about Mitch.

“Do y’all buy your T-shirts at the same damn store?”

🔹 19166: Full Domain Bonus

This one had everything and everyone! Including the men of Painted on my Heart and Reservations!

This bonus material is about their careers, family, and friends. It’s also has some heat and heart.

Double Full

This is the first book of Kindle’s that I read. It is incredibly well written with the perfect balance of humor, sex, angst and love. The books get’s going right out of the gate and I was hooked before I turned the page! The story of Jace and Colt is a roller coaster of emotions and it’s worth the ride! The characters are well developed and deep and it’s an amazing story of love and loss and overcoming fear. It’s steamy and hot and sexy too! There were tears shed and I yelled a lot! Now that I’ve read this book, I’m a Kindle fan forever!

 

*Bonus

We get to see how Jace got his career started and what Colt was going through. We also get to see more of their life together and what happened later!

 

Full Disclosure

I love Kindle Alexander! She is one of my go to authors. She writes it, I read it.  Her writing is brilliant. I have read all of her books and they are all wonderful.  Full Disclosure may be the most anticipated one for me. I fell in love with Mitch in Double Full.  There was just something about his bad boy attitude and smoldering  good lucks that drew me to him.  This book has all of my favorite attributes: suspense, humor, sex, anticipation, friendship, pain, loss and love.  Mitch is still working on the cases from Double Full, trying to apprehend the person committing the acts of violence against gay men.  Mitch isn’t looking for a relationship or love, he just wants a fun night out dancing.  Then he sees Cody.  The scene where they meet in the bar is one of my favorite meet-cute scenes ever. Ever. Mitch sees Cody and he wants him. Then with in minutes of just watching Cody he more than just wants him physically. Mitch isn’t used to having these feelings so fast or even at all.  Cody is shy and unsure. Mitch is confident and arrogant. The perfect combination! Not to mention how incredibly sexy they are. Tall, built, strong. Mitch covered in tattoos, Cody the hot cowboy.  Mitch pushes and Cody pulls away. Mitch is used to getting what he wants and he’s amazing at verbalizing everything that he’s thinking.  Cody isn’t sure what he wants at first but he knows he’s attracted to Mitch. He’s not in the closet but his new job is important to him and he doesn’t want any distractions or trouble. The case that Mitch is working on takes a turn and becomes personal. He has to put all of his effort into solving it and keeping people safe.  He manages to convince Cody to speak to him and see him and we get to watch these 2 men learn to live, love and trust.   Together they are hilarious and hot! I laughed and cried, and I claim Mitch as my own!  Can these two men make it work with so many obstacles and miles separating them. Do they think the fight will be worth it?  Can they keep each other safe in the midst of the violence or will the distraction be their downfall? Do not miss this wonderful story.  Kindle, I love you!

 

*Bonus

I loved seeing my Mitch again and learning more about him before he met Cody and what was happening during their time together. I’ll read anything and everything about Mitch and Cody!

 

Full Domain

I’m actually at a loss for words. Just when I think Kindle Alexander can’t write a better, hotter, more suspenseful, emotional, meaningful book, she does. Full Domain is absolute perfection. Kreed is trying to steal my heart away from Mitch and he’s almost won. The characters in this series have all become so important to me. I care for them, worry for them and love them like no other characters I’ve read. And, it was awesome to see Colt, Jace, Mitch(MITCH!), Cody and a few others! Kreed is Mitch’s partner. We’ve met him before and I knew I was going to love him. He’s outspoken, hot, sexy, smart, protective, and sexy. Did I say sexy? When he has to partner with sexy computer hacker Aaron, who shot him down when he propositioned him in Full Disclosure, things heat up fast. Kreed has a rule about getting involved with people he works with. It confuses the end game and it’s a distraction that could be deadly. But, Aaron’s sexy hair, intelligence, nipple rings and his aloof attitude have Kreed ready to break all the rules. Aaron needs to go undercover to help close the case, Kreed has to sit by and watch and protect him. He hates just sitting on the sidelines. Will Kreed be able to keep his hands off Aaron until the case is closed, or is the sexy hacker too enticing? I loved this story. So. Hard. The writing is wonderful. Kreed and Aaron have off the charts chemistry and hilarious banter. Perfect combination of suspense, anticipation, sexiness, laugher and love. I’m going to miss these characters so much!

 

*Bonus

Yay! We get to see some of my favorite characters from Reservations and Painted on My Heart. We get to see more of Kreed and Aaron and learn more about their lives. Man, I miss these guys!


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.
 

Find out more by visiting www.kindlealexander.com or email me at kindle@kindlealexander.com

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