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Freaking HOT series

Declan Reede: The Untold Story (Complete Series) - Michelle Irwin

I FREAKING loved every second of this series, from the minute I started till the very end of each installment I was riveted!! The details with in the book, even told by Declan, helped you understand the personal growth he has gone through since he was a teenager till having Alyssa re-enter his life. Michelle Irwin has somehow channelled Declan to the point where the words not only painted pictures in my mind, but you felt everything he felt too...

Reviews should be back soon

I'm so far behind on my review list it's not even funny, not just weeks, but MONTHS worth of reviews. It's bad, I need to go back & re-read books, that's how bad it is. For some reason, I'm going to say LIFE, reviewing seemed harder to do for me. At the start a review could take half an hour & BAM it was done, then near the end, 1 could take all day.... the words didn't want to flow. I'm hoping the words come back to me, I'm not going to rush them... but I did write a small review last night, so here's hoping the words come naturally again.

Fast paced read

Treasure Me (Love Thieves #2) - Heather Long

I received an ARC of this book from the author, in exchange for an honest review.

I can honestly say Heather can write pretty much anything & keep me riveted to the story, once again I couldn't stop reading. After the confusing start to book 1, I was a little unsure if 'Treasure Me' would start the same way, thankfully it doesn't. 'Treasure Me' is book 2 in Heather's "Love Thieves" series, I would definitely read this series in chronological order. 'Treasure Me' is set after book 1, Max & Anya are still on the trail of The Fortunate Buddha, but have sent Max's cousin Pietr on the hunt instead, leading him to New York & the museam that Sophie Kingston works at. Sophie finds herself drawn into the intrigue surrounding the Buddha, then the chemistry between herself & the ever bossy Pietr. I can't wait to read what happens next in the "Love Thieves" series.

Action packed continuation

Snatched by the Alien Savage: A SciFi Alien Romance (Galactic Mating Season Book 2) - Marina Maddix, Flora Dare Snatched by the Alien Savage: A SciFi Alien Romance (Galactic Mating Season) (Volume 2) - Marina Maddix, Flora Dare

I received an ARC of 'Snatched by the Alien Savage' from Flora Dare, in exchange for my honest review.

What an action-packed start to a new series from Flora & Marina, I was quickly drawn into this short story from the very start. Giving alot of new words to figure out how to pronounce, but that made it fun... it wouldn't be right if there wasn't a new language for someone to learn, even with special aids to help. Diviak & his crew are on a mission to save their planets princess, but with the choice of turning back without her & suffering the consecences or trying to find fuel on the closest planet & continueing... they choose to find fuel. Diviak & Jasmine break the news that aliens are real to Jasmine's friends, whilst the girls don't believe them at first, but having an alien pop out of no-where & then pop out with Raven, helps the news become easier to handle. Akotolyn feels the fever upon him, but he's able to handle it, but arriving at Jasmine's appartment he instantly notices Raven & the mating fever isn't something he can deny.

Sooo I'll leave it at that, no spoilers from me here. I will say I couldn't put this down. 'Snatched by the Alien Savage' is book 2 in Marina & Flora's series "Galactic Mating Season" I can't wait to read what happens next for the series.

Can Jax keep his mate??

Jax: Mating Fever (Rocked by the Bear Book 6) - V. Vaughn

I couldn't wait to read what would happen to Jax, especially with how 'Jared' finished, although I also didn't want to start reading 'Jax' because it is the final book in the series. After finding out his mate is someone his clan usually kills on sight, Jax is driving to his alpha's territory, his companian is his greatest treasure, but also on of a were-bears biggest foes. Trying to convince her that the propaganda she's learnt for most of her life is false during the road trip...
'Jax: Mating Fever' is book 6 & the final book in V. Vaughn's series "Rocked by the Bear", I highly advise you to read this series in order. Loved this journey, Jax & Sasha have an interesting time together whilst they figure everything out, I really wish there was more of this series.

Can they trick Danny's parents??

Fake It Til You Mate It (a Paranormal BBW Bear Shifter Romance) (Bearfield Book 5) - Jacqueline Sweet, Eva Wilder

I received a complimentary copy of 'Fake it Til You Mate It' from the author, in exchange for my honest review.

I originally read the first part of 'Fake it Til You Mate It' in the "Alpha Fever" anthology, so was pleasantly surprised to find out that it wasn't the complete book & that there was more to the story. 'Fake it Til You Mate It' is book 5 in Jacqueline's "Bearfield" series, I highly advise you read the series in order.

Danny & his best friend Sarah live in the city, they've never dated, but she's the only human in the city who knows the who he really is. When it's time to take his mate, the one he'd told his parents about to keep them quiet, to the Big Bear Meet, Sarah offers herself as his fake mate for the weekend...

What twists & turns this book made, I didn't expect some of what I've just read, I was pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed the massive backstory in this, plus getting a glimpse of all the bears at the Big Bear Meet. I loved this book & can't wait to read what comes next in the "Bearfield" series.

A Christmas Tale....

Make A Wish - A.C. James

I was given a complimentary copy by author A.C. James in exchange for an honest review.

'Make A Wish' is a charming Christmas novella from A.C. James, with the smallest paranormal involvement, I loved this novella from the very begining, but soon found myself finshed. Clara is heading home to her family for Christmas, although she doesn't really want to go home, reminding me of Scrooge... she meets a strange man at the airport, who tries to convince her that he is an elf & wanting Clara to make a wish.

A MUST read

Janet and the Bear: A BBW Bear-Shifter Romance (Shifting Impulse Book 3) - Aurora Woodlove

I received an ARC of 'Janet and the Bear' from the author, in exchange for an honest review.

'Janet & the Bear' is Aurora's third book in her series "Shifting Impulse"... once again the description had me intrigued & couldn't wait to start reading. Once again I quickly found myself lost within the storyline, Janet is Celine's best friend & a bartender at Shifting Impulse & finds herself working the night of Celine's birthday. It's also on that same night that Janet meets landscape & wildlife photographer Sean... I really wish this book was longer, I could have read so much more. I also love how this book was set to start on the same night as the first 2 books in the "Shifting Impulse" series, & I hope there is more to come.

Was it all just fate??

Silver Moon (Hot Moon Rising #6) - Merryn Dexter

I was given an ARC of "Silver Moon" from Merryn, in exchange for an honest review.

'Silver Moon' is book 6 & Merryn's contribution to the "Hot Moon Rising" series, as I have yet to read any of the other books in this series I wasn't sure if I was going to understand what was happening. As a follower of Merryn's work so far, I jumped at the chance to read her new book. I loved how there was a charcter list, letting you know the who & where of the characters, it made reading this new series easier to understand. Silver Ellis is in the wrong place at the wrong time, or could you say fate put her where she should be?? After a trip to checking on one of her students leads to Silver being on the wrong end of a gun, she finds herself in witness protection. After being the one taking care of the packs problems for years Kirk lives on the out skirts away from the pack, but when his alpha tells him to protect a human he's unsure why.

I enjoyed this story emensley, I couldn't stop reading, this story had me HOOKED. I can't wait to read what Merryn has coming next.

The continuation of King & Elena's journey

Unbreakable: Unrequited Part Two (Fallen Aces MC Book 2) - Max Henry

Holy FREAKING hell! 'Unbreakable' has left me speechless, this is the continuation of King & Elena's journey & what a journey it was! I've been patiently awaiting this installment of King's story, & learn the reasons behind Elena's decisions. Before you read 'Unbreakable' is book 1.5 (read as book 2) of the "Fallen Aces MC" series, PLEASE read book 1 prior to reading this book.

I'm not going to ruin ANYTHING about this book, so to find out if Elena escapes Carlos... has her baby... if King becomes club pres... you'll have to read this yourself.

Max does what Max does best, dark troubling subjects brought to light, writen so that you can feel the pain, the hurt, the need to fight just by reading the words. King & Elena's story starts 7 years ago & gradually brings you to the present time, the struggles they go through & overcome. The darkness, sadness, courage, loyalty, brotherhood, love... then the twists, all of this wrapped up into something truly wicked to read, Max left me in AWE, I FLOVE her work & can't wait to read what happens next.

Blain's on the case

Blind Wolf Bluff: Shifter Romance (Vanguard Elite Book 3) - Annie Nicholas

I received an ARC of 'Blind Wolf Bluff' from Annie Nicholas, in exchange for an honest review.

After reading the first 2 books in the "Vanguard Elite" series I jumped at the chance to read the third book. I absolutely loved the description about this book, it had me NEEDING to read just what the Vanguard Elite where about to go through. 'Blind Wolf Bluff' is the third book in Annie's "Vanguard Elite" series, please read this series in order for the best experience.

When a string of murders hits Chicago, the FBI ask the Vanguard pack for help in finding the suspect, but when the pack can't find anything the Alpha suggests Blain after learning of his unique ability. When Blain arrives in Chicago he meets Special Agent Price, with Blain's special abilities can they help find the killer before the next girl dies??

LOVED this so bad, life at the bootcamp for misfits isn't easy, but to go out into an unknown city without your pack.... I enjoyed the action, tension, kinship, steamy scenes... everything just came together. I can't wait to read the next books in the series.

My breath was stollen!!

Steal My Breath (Elixir Book 1) - Nina Levine

After being thoroughly teased by Nina when she shared a brief snippet of 'Steal My Breath' in the "For the First Time" anthology, I've been waiting ever so patiently to read the rest of Callie & Luke's story. I was originally shocked to find out there was NO bikers or rockers in this book, WHAT?? yep no biker what so ever in here.... but I quickly feel in, out & back in love with Nina's newest alpha. In true Nina Levine style 'Steal My Breath' is HOT, steamy, thought provoking... in so many ways just like Nina's Storm MC, Sydney Storm MC & Crave series, but also so different.

'Steal My Breath' had me intrigued within the first couple of chapters, wondering just who Luke is & his story. Because a man that screams ALPHA male had to have one hell of a story. Callie is a TRUE Nina Levine heroine, sassy, having strong beliefs & living by them, always thinking of others... I FLOVE Nina's leading ladies. Although it states that 'Steal My Breath' is a standalone, I hope Nina turns it into a series, there was a few other characters that I felt wanted/needed their turn in the limelight. Either way I can't wait to read what Nina Levine writes next.

The final of Greer & Cav's story

Dirty Love - Meghan March Dirty Love (Dirty Girl Duet) (Volume 2) - Meghan March

I couldn't wait to start reading 'Dirty Love' the final part in Meghan's "Dirty Girl Duet". Reading book 1 'Dirty Girl' is a MUST before you start devouring book 2. I WAS NOT dissappointed! Starting where book 1 finished & continueing on with Greer & Cav's story. I won't go into anything to spoil anything for you, YOU MUST read this for yourself.

I seriously devoured this book, from the very begining I was glued to my ereader, especially with how book 1 finished. I was transfixed from start to finish, I couldn't put it down & read it in one sitting.
Is it bad of me to want more from these characters?? One could only wish!

A MUST read!!

Game Maker - BJ Harvey, Lauren McKellar

I enjoyed every second of 'Game Maker' BJ's 2nd book in her "Game" series, from the very first chapter it drew me in. Please read the "Game" series in order, also if you haven't read BJ's "Bliss" series you should probably start there.... In 'Game Maker' we get to read about Danika (Zander's baby sister) finally going after the man she's had a crush on since she was 14 years old, who's also Zander's best friend Zack. I loved reading about everyone else in the group & how their lives are going. I had moments where I laughed so hard, Danika & her BFF Abi are entertaining, there were some moments that shocked me. I DEVOURED 'Game Maker' I really HAD to know how things would turn out.

The Davennes brothers are here!!

The Davennes: Wolves of the Rising Sun (Volume 2) - Kenzie Cox

I was gifted these stories individually from Kenzie Cox, in exchange for my honest review.

Introducing "The Davennes: Wolves of the Rising Sun Vol 2" inside are the last 4 installments from Kenzie Cox in her "Wolves of the Rising Sun" series & the "Mating Season" collection. Once I started reading this series, I quickly fell in love with the storyline & characters, devouring each installment so quickly, leaving me WANTING more as soon as possible. Please read the "Wolves of the Rising Sun" series in order. I've added my reviews for each book below....

Craved, book 4....
It feels like it's been FOREVER since I last devoured an installment of Kenzie's "Wolves of the Rising Sun"... but within the first chapter I was lost in the story. Then I had soon finished, leaving me NEEDING more.
Scarlett is going to the one person her mate told her would help, but when the meeting starts an old flame interrupts, someone she thought she'd never see again. Devon is just passing time & the attractive women at the bar is his latest distraction....
I will say, this time I felt like the book could have been longer, hang on they all could have, but Kenzie left this installment in such a way, that I have sooo many questions. My fingers are crossed they get answered in the uncoming installments.

Silas, book 5....
I quickly devoured this installment of Kenzie's "Wolves of the Rising Sun"... once again I was lost within the story. Next thing I knew I was finished, why did it have to finish???
Silas made a promise 6 years ago to always protect Hannah from the shifter lifestyle, although he's always wanted her, he keeps his promise... Hannah has always loved Silas, but over the last 6 years he's made it obvious he wont take the next step, Hannah decides to move on for good....
Oh my goodness, the tension between Silas & Hannah... I could feel it coming out of my ereader. Then the unthinkable happens & Silas isn't given a chance to keep his promises (so not going to ruin it for you), but damn it's good. The suspense Kenzie kept me in, WOW... I can't wait for the next installment.

Darien, book 6....
I devoured this installment of Kenzie's "Wolves of the Rising Sun", quickly losing myself in the words I was reading. And what words they were. Too quickly for my liking I was finished.
Darien has promised to protect Thea as she recovers from the trauma of being kidnapped, he's there for her, but his wolf is growing attached.... Thea doesn't want to leave Darien, but feels she's in the way, especially after her life has been turned upside down recently.....
The interractions between Darien & Thea were fun to read, whilst Darien's wolf starts feeling a bond, Thea & Darien can't seem to get the correct words out. That ending, just WOW. I can't wait to read what happens next.

Wren, book 7....
At first I didn't want to start reading 'Wren' I'm a little sad because I learnt that this is the final book in the "Wolves of the Rising Sun" series. But I just HAD to read it, & I devoured it quickly, instantly drawn into the story.
A chance meeting, a fiery night, left Wren's wolf feeling empty, but he's unable to search for the women who caused it, he has to find the people responsible for the kidnapping of women in his hometown. That is until he bumps into her again.... FBI agent Bella, has turned to the dragon's to help solve her most difficult case yet, leaving her meeting she bumps into the wolf who makes her feel whole....
EVERYTHING in this was put together so well, it made me feel like I too was helping Wren & Bella solve the case. Lets not forget the way these two interract with one another, WOW! I will say Kenzie has now left me wondering about a certain dragon & the clan keeping the city safe.

The Riveauxs all in one place!!

The Riveauxs: Wolves of the Rising Sun Volume 1 (Mating Season) - Kenzie Cox
I was gifted these stories individually from Kenzie Cox, in exchange for my honest review.

Introducing "The Riveauxs: Wolves of the Rising Sun Vol 1" inside are the first 3 installments from Kenzie Cox in her "Wolves of the Rising Sun" series & the "Mating Season" collection. Once I started reading this series, I quickly fell in love with the storyline & characters, devouring each installment so quickly, leaving me WANTING more as soon as possible. Please read the "Wolves of the Rising Sun" series in order. I've added my reviews for each book below....

Jace, book 1....
I have just finished reading Jace's story, I was quickly drawn into the story & was surprised when I'd already finished it.
Skye finds comfort in the Bayou, especially around Jace, having just broken up with her boyfriend she wants to take pictures & relax. But when a storm breaks & Skye finds herself in a cabin with him....
I loved how things progressed between Jace & Skye, it made for an enjoyable short read.... why do these stories have to be so short??

Aiden, book 2....
I was quickly sucked back into the lives of the "Wolves of the Rising Sun" & then just as quickly I was spat out.... I didn't want this book to finish.
Rayna has always been a part of the Riveaux family, her best friend Luc is her all time crush's brother. Aiden is only now letting himself have what he wants, but she's his brothers best friend, but one night changes everything....
I'm absolutely loving these stories, I just wish they were longer, especially with all the action packed inside.

Luc, book 3....
I have been loving this series so far, and 'Luc' was no different than the first two. I was sucked into the story, lost within the words... action, love, mayhem that is the "Wolves of the Rising Sun". I didn't want this book to finish, but then I have said that to all I have read so far.
Luc know's Arianna isn't staying long, she'll be heading home in 2 weeks, so he's making the most of the time he gets to spend, but he's not sure if he can allow her to leave, especially when she knows the secret.... Arianna is enjoying her time with her best friend & Luc, but things happen that make her remember things & run...
I loved how you got a peak at the previous books couples, how they act together now that they're mated.
 
 
 

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