Category: Book Reviews


Katie Reus visits Red Stone Security bringing us another quick and intense read as Ivy Danger faces off not only a physical danger but also the danger of losing her heart to her best friend, Nash Harris. As an art recovery expert, Ivy leads an interesting and fulfilling life professionally, but her heart seems to call for home and Nash Harris. 

New minted operative for Red Stone Security, Nash Harris has always loved Ivy and when circumstances lead them to fake a relationship, he jumps in with his two feet! And when Ivy’s life is threatened working her new case, Nash is right with her covering her six. 

This is such a witty story and the dynamics of the Danger family and the dialogue is just a super fun read. It’s always wonderful to re-visit the original characters of Red Stone and makes you go back to read the entire series all over again. But each story is a standalone and playing catch up on the series is just pure reading pleasure to the new readers.

This light and quick read from Katie Reus is perfect for the romantic at heart.

Received an ARC from KR Press, LLC via NetGalley for an honest review.

“Trusting Molly” continues towing the line in the new series of Silverstone. Kidnapped and rescued by the special Silverstone crew, Molly Smith has a lot of trauma to get over, and Mark “Smoke” Chamberlin is right in the wings to support Molly in her new rescued life. But coming home to tragic news, and finding herself all alone in the world can be terrifying by any standards. And trying to unmask the domestic danger threatening Molly is even more of a challenge that Smoke is willing to put that threat six feet under to protect the love of his life. 

I have not missed one single book of Susan Stoker! From her Badge Of Honor series to Delta Force Heroes series to Seal Of Protection series to Ace Security series, and now the Silverstone series, the plots may be simple and very realistic, but there’s just this charm in her narration that draws me to her books time and again. 

There’s no denying the fact that she’s one of my top authors I’m addicted to. Her writing is intense, her characters charismatic, her plots entertaining and her narration are tight and emotionally charged to keep the readers engrossed and enthralled. 

Received an ARC from Montlake Romance, Amazon Digital Services LLC, via NetGalley for an honest review.

I’ve become addicted to another author writing stories around alpha males and their equally worthy women, crossover characters from another of my favorite authors……so many to read and so less time!!!!!

Nicole Flockton is a fairly new author for me that I’m enjoying. Who would have thought a routine run to a grocery store would bring Knox Porter and Penni Stewart together in the middle of a hostage situation, But then, stranger things have known to happen, and thus starts their journey of friendship, sparks, love and add in the danger that is the extension of the hostage incident, you get a great read. And if you get to hear from Tex, that is icing on the cake!

A great read, and a great series so far.

Received an ARC from Victory Editing NetGalley Co-Op, via NetGalley

Donna Grant’s new series, “Heart Of Texas” continues with her next book, “A Cowboy Kind Of Love”, yet  another story of lost love and regrets, of second chances and a happily ever after.

Jace Wilder and Taryn Hillman have a lot of past hurt and pain that needs to be put to rest before they can actually dream of a future. Taryn has a terrifying past that continues to haunt her and Jace needs to decides if he wants to grab the second chance he got, and lay down his life to take what belongs to him. 

Another fast read from Donna Grant, as always captivating her readers with a story of love, forgiveness and hope. She’s one author who does tremendous justice to paranormal as well as a romance with an ease of mastery.

Jace and Taryn will take you on a ride you can’t forget.

Received an ARC from St. Martin’s Press via NetGalley for an honest review.

Truly stated by Rachel Lacey in her latest release Hideaway, book one in the Women Of Vino And Veritas Series.

Pheobe Shaw returns home to Vermont to renovate her grandmother’s house, as she re-assess her life and her future. Reuniting with her teenage friend Taylor Donovan was never in the cards. And neither was fostering a pregnant dog! But life has a weird sense of humor, and fate enjoys playing cupid and bringing two wonderful people who deserve to be happy and together.

Rachel Lacey has expanded the horizons of her writing which am thoroughly enjoying and is not the first time. Accepting and adapting a lifestyle is challenging, and when you have a family so open with support, strength and love is an added bonus of living a fulfilling life. Go on this loving and wonderful journey of two lovely people, as they navigate their feelings, their insecurities and at the same time giving some love to four legged beauties.

Received an ARC from the publisher, Heart Eyes Press

EXCERPT:

I sipped my cider, savoring its tangy, refreshing flavor. Over the hum of conversation, I could hear a woman singing, accompanied by the tinkling notes of the piano. I stared into the amber depths of my cider while I enjoyed the soulful quality of the singer’s voice. Whoever this was must be new, because I didn’t recognize her voice or her style.

I picked up my glass and spun my stool toward the stage, only to find myself facing Phoebe. I inhaled, and my glass tipped dangerously in my hand. Of all the people I’d expected to see on that stage…

Phoebe’s hair was pulled back in a loose bun , but a few dark curls had escaped, spilling down her back. She wore a slinky black dress that highlighted her curves and stood out in stark contrast against her pale skin. Her voice was low and smoky, hitting me somewhere in the vicinity of my solar plexus, a jolt that warmed my stomach and radiated outward, flushing my skin.

As I watched, Phoebe looked up, and our eyes met. I lifted my glass and took another sip of my cider, feigning indifference, because it was just unfair that she could still affect me like this after so many years. Phoebe dropped her gaze to the piano in front of her as her fingers danced across the keys.

I remembered sitting beside her on the bench at Margery’s piano, my arm wrapped around her as Phoebe sang. Her voice had been different then, lighter and sweeter, or maybe it just seemed that way, filtered through the blinds of my memory. Margery told me Phoebe had given up the piano—and singing—after she graduated from high school.

Maybe she was feeling nostalgic now that she was back in Vermont. Or maybe she was just trying to torture me with the allure of her voice. I gulped from my cider.

“Hi,” a female voice said.

I spun to find myself facing an unfamiliar blonde. “Hi.”

“I’m Rebecca,” she said. “Are you from around here?”

“Taylor, and yes. You?”

“Just in town for the weekend,” Rebecca told me.

“Ah.” I sipped my cider. Rebecca was pretty, although not exactly my type with her trendy dress and long, red-painted nails. She looked like she’d never hiked a day in her life. But when I glanced to the left, I saw Phoebe watching me from the stage, and it gave me an absurd thrill to let her watch me flirt with someone else. “Where are you from, Rebecca?”

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