Sunday, November 19, 2017

Shining Star Award: Heathens by Britt Collins

Title:  Heathens
Author:  Britt Collins
Publisher:   Deep Desires Press
Genre and Pairing:  Contemporary and M/F
Page Count:  223 pages
Reviewer Name: Luna
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Publisher Blurb 
The dark-haired, tattooed, rebellious JB Branson is leading a quiet life of self-induced exile after the death of his mother. That is, until his twin brother Caesar shows up and informs him that their father and cousin are hanging onto life.

The moment Amina Lewis steps foot on the Branson Family property looking for her estranged mother, she soon realizes that she’s more like her mother than she wants to admit. She, too, loves a bad boy.

JB has a reputation as the crazy, uncontrollable one in the family, and he’s not about to let his family or anyone else stop him from getting the two things that he wants in life: the killer of his mother and Amina Lewis as his forever.

Branson is a name synonymous with redneck criminal empire in their neck of the woods.  JB is the baddest of the bad who happens to be a tad bit crazy.  But Amina doesn’t mind his brand of crazy that is until it may cost her her life.

I can honestly say I was surprised by Heathens.  This story by Britt Collins was darker and grittier than I have ever read.  However, having said that, I really liked JB and Amina.  They both had issues, serious issues, but their crazy worked.  JB was honest to a fault.  He made no bones about who he was, even though; unlike Amina he couldn’t see the good in himself.  His family was as redneck as it is possible to be, but JB managed to see Amina aside from her race.  I loved that Ms. Collins gave her just as many issues as JB.  She struggled even as she accepted all JB was and could be.  Ms. Collins didn’t hide much about this family and I loved that JB was trying to be better even before Amina entered his life.  This story is dark.  The characters are equally dark but the love between them worked.  I loved seeing the journey Amina and JB were taking in spite of their respective families.  I found myself drawn into not only this world but also the characters.  This was my first time reading Ms. Collins work but I can honestly say it will not be the last.

                    Five Shooting Stars and Shining Star Award 

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Resurrected by Kris Sawyer

Title: Resurrected
Series: Alpha’s Warlock, 2
Author: Kris Sawyer
Publisher: Creative Minds Promo
Genre: MM, Paranormal
Pages: 131
Reviewer: Redz

Publisher’s Blurb
Terry has returned from the shadows of death to be with Clyde, but he has more questions than he has answers. The pack is suspicious, and even his lover has doubts about his outlandish story. Desperate to clear his name and learn more about his forgotten past, Terry embarks on a journey of discovery. What he finds will change everything.

Deep in the pine forest, a tormented creature seeks revenge on the pack that has held him captive. More powerful than the werewolves, he wants to destroy. The hybrid hides among them and waits for his chance to pounce. The Alpha senses that his pack is once again on the brink of destruction, but without Clyde’s warlock, he fears all hell is about to break loose.

Resurrected is the second book in the Alpha’s Warlock series by author Kris Sawyer.  This is written almost in serial style. So all the books should be read in order.
In this story, we have Terry trying hard to remember what has happened to him.  This has an almost thriller feel to it. We know by reading his plight he really must remember, or he and his mate will be in great danger.
Clyde wants to support Terry. But he feels rather helpless to do so.  He does let Terry work it out for himself and supports Terry’s efforts any way he can.
This story is not sexual in nature. It more of a who done it feel and plot driven. I really loved this story. There is tenderness but not just that driving the story. There is a ton of ideas in this story that makes me want to read more. I really loved this story and I cannot wait for more.

                                      Five Shooting Stars 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Season of Seduction anthology blog post

Season of  Seduction
Limited Edition collection of Holiday romances

Ring in the holidays this year with this collection of steamy to sexy scintillating reads from today’s hottest bestselling authors. Whether you’re looking for a romance by the warm glow of the fireplace or a passionate romp on a bear skin rug, there is something for all readers, for every taste, desire, and whim. Come and join us, won’t you? This is sure to be a Season… of Seduction.

Featured Authors

Storm of Seduction (Gilpin County Search and Rescue) by Nicole Morgan
Will Lori’s plan be the thing that brings her and Kevin together again? Or will the rewards not be worth the risk as their very survival hangs in the balance?

Car Crash Love by Caitlyn Lynch
Could a car crash really be the beginning of Paige’s happily ever after?

Snowed In and Set Up by: Whitley Cox
Six lonely hearts, five days and a whole lotta mistletoe.

Winter’s Reign by Tracy Goodwin
One queen falls, as one queen rises.
Long may she reign …

Delivered through The Storm by Nicole Garcia
One special delivery can change your life forever.

Paper Love by Aubrey Wynne
Can Ben win her love with the help of a stray homing pigeon and an old origami legend?

 Out of her Element by Debbie White
Everything happens for a reason…

Finding Love by Krista Ames
Sometimes the best things are found in awkward places...

My Little Secret by Ember Leigh
Just once is never enough.

Slow Hand by Bonnie Edwards
A jilted bride...a sexy sea at first touch…

Wherever Love Finds You by Laura Haley-McNeil
It’s his game. He makes the rules. Rule number one - only he can break the rules.

Finding Their Future by Sarah Marsh
Sometimes to get to your future, you have to go through the past.

The Beast In A Suit by Elena Kincaid
She’s no damsel. He’s no prince.

A broken promise.  A broken heart.  Can a helicopter crash mend both?

Accused by Carmen Fox
United by grief. Separated by secrets.

Venetian Holiday by Christine Donovan
Her best friend’s brother. Will they or won’t they?

Christmas at Starlight  by Kris Jett
The weather may be cold outside, but things are sizzling indoors.

 War Of Hearts by Shelique Lize
The heart wants, what it wants.

The Snow Drift Inn by Michelle Ziegler
Our pasts don’t define us, but they leave scars that can ruin our future.

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