Review: All the Ways to Ruin a Rogue by Sophie Jordan
4 stars , Rating , Reviews / July 28, 2015

  There was once a lady who loathed a lord…  Lady Aurelia hasn’t always hated Max, Viscount Camden, her brother’s best friend. In fact, as a besotted girl, she thrived under his kind attention – sure that he was the most noble and handsome man in the land. Until her young heart discovered what manner of rogue he really was. Now, though she enjoys nothing more than getting on his last nerve, she can’t deny Max drives her to distraction—even if she tries to pretend otherwise. …and a lord who was confounded by a lady.  Max cannot recall a time when Aurelia did not vex him. If she was not his friend’s sister, he would stay far away from the infuriating vixen. Unfortunately, they are always thrown together. At parties and family gatherings…she is always there. Infuriating him, tossing punch in his face, driving him mad…until one night, she goes too far and he retaliates in the only way he can: with a kiss that changes everything. All the Ways to Ruin a Rogue (The Debutante Files #2) by Sophie Jordan Amazon *** Mild Spoilers Ahead! A fast paced, character driven story with elements that will make your blood boil! Aurelia…

Review: The Warlord Wants Forever (IAD #1) By Kresley Cole
5 stars , IAD Special , Rating , Reviews , Uncategorized / July 23, 2015

Starting the IAD Special I’ll write a quick review about The Warlord Wants Forever, first book in the series that was originally published with other novellas, called Playing Easy To Get, including authors Sherrilyn Kenyon and Jaid Black.   THE STORY THAT LAUNCHED THE IMMORTALS AFTER DARK SERIES THE WARLORD Nikolai Wroth, a ruthless vampire general, will stop at nothing to find his Bride, the one woman who can “blood” him, making his heart beat and filling him with strength. Coldly interested only in the power his Bride will bring, he can hardly believe when Myst the Coveted awakens him body—and soul. THE SEDUCTRESS Famed throughout the world as the most beautiful Valkyrie, Myst has devoted her life to protecting a magical jewel and to fighting the vampires. Wroth provides her with the perfect opportunity to torment her sworn enemy—for with his new heartbeat comes a consuming sexual desire that can only be slaked by her. Denying him, she flees, struggling to forget his searing, possessive kiss. THE HUNT IS ON… She eludes him for five years, but he has finally chased her to ground and stolen her enchanted jewel, giving him absolute power over her. Now that she’s his for…

Review: Once Upon A Scandal + GC Giveaway
5 stars , Giveaway , Rating , Reviews / July 22, 2015

  Caught up in a scandal of her father’s making, Lady Jane Fitzsimmons is now an outcast in the society that once prized her refinement. So when Lord Benjamin Marworth offers to help redeem her good name, she leaps at the chance. Too bad his plan requires her very public demise. Marworth, society’s darling, is actually a spy for the crown, and important war communiques have been stolen. If Jane can carry off her disguise as the mysterious Madame Lillianne Fauchon, with close ties to Napoleon, she just might tempt the thief out of hiding. If only Marworth didn’t find her so tempting himself… Once Upon A Scandal by Julie LeMense Amazon A page turner to read in one seating.  I didn’t read Once Upon a Wager before reading this book and you can consider Once Upon a Scandal a stand alone. The author is indeed a historical romance fan, you can feel that from the first page. The characterization was great and I was relieved not to see over the top descriptions. Jane is a very relatable, brave and strong heroine who needs a second chance in life to be herself. After her father’s funeral, Jane finds herself almost a ruined woman: a…

Review: Put Up Your Duke + Interview with Megan Frampton
5 stars , Giveaway , Interviews , Reviews / June 29, 2015

  He was once happily bedding and boxing, but in the newest DUKES BEHAVING BADLY novel, Nicholas Smithfield has inherited a title and a bride… To keep his estate afloat, the new Duke of Gage must honor an agreement to marry Lady Isabella. Stunningly beautiful, utterly tempting, she’s also a bag of wedding night nerves, so Nicholas decides to wait to do his duty-even if it means heading to the boxing saloon every day to punch away his frustration. Groomed her whole life to become the perfect duchess Isabella longs for independence, a dream that is gone forever. As her husband, Nicholas can do whatever he likes-but, to Isabella’s surprise the notorious rake instead begins a gentle seduction that is melting every inch of her reserve, night by night… To his utter shock, Nicholas’s discovers that none of his previous exploits were half as pleasurable as wooing his own wife. But has the realm’s most disreputable Duke found the one woman who can bring him to his knees-and leave him there? Put up Your Duke Dukes Behaving Badly #2 By Megan Frampton Releasing June 30, 2015 Mild Spoilers Ahead I’m so in love with Megan Frampton’s writing. Our heroine, Isabella, always…

Review: Escorting the Billionaire by Leigh James
Reviews / June 24, 2015

  Love don’t cost a thing…except everything. When billionaire mogul James Preston hires an escort as a date for his brother’s wedding, he knows he’s taking a risk. One thing he won’t be taking? The escort’s clothes off. He just wants a date—not a girlfriend. Not a relationship. No strings. No ties. No games. No sex. He has his reasons. He lost someone he loved, and isn’t interested in trying again. Too many opportunities for mistakes or worse, heartbreak. Audrey Reynolds became a high-end escort to keep her brother in his expensive group home. James Preston is the client of her dreams—he’s offering to pay her more money for two weeks than she’s ever made before. But James is…difficult. He’s gorgeous, troubled and all too human for Audrey’s business-like tastes. Determined to complete her assignment and collect the money, Audrey tries to play by James’s rules. But before she knows what’s happening, he’s rewriting the contract. When Audrey ends up in James’s bed, he realizes that she’s everything he’s wanted…and everything he’s been running from. This is PART ONE of the Escorting the Billionaire New Adult romance trilogy. It is novella-length (30,000 words) and has a wicked cliffhanger. Escorting the…