After a bum knee ended her soccer days, Alexandra – Allie – Kallen has dedicated her life to helping injured athletes cope and get back in the game. As the new team sports psychologist of the Las Vegas Sinners, she starts out with just one player, but he’s a handful. Goalies are stubborn, and she would know. She’s determined to figure him out and return him to the net good as new, especially after she sent her last patient back to the ice too soon. The problem is, she sees so much of herself in Shane, and their chemistry is off the charts. Falling for him isn’t in the plan. Is love worth losing her career?

Shane Reese’s entire identity has been wrapped up in being a goalie since he was five years old. When he gets a high ankle sprain right before playoffs, he doesn’t exactly take it well. After putting his fist through the physical therapy room wall and hitting a few joking teammates, he’s ordered to see the new shrink. All he has to do is convince her he’s seen the light, and he can get back to defending his team as soon as his ankle heals. The problem is, she sees through him like no one he’s ever met, and the more time he spends with her, the less hot he is to get back to the ice. Could something mean more than hockey?

Sensuality Level: Sensual

Review1I LOVE THE SINNERS!  I was contacted by the author to read this book because I read the first one and LOVED it.  I am not a huge hockey fan but this team is under my skin.

Reese is a goalie.  Plain and simple, that is the life he has known.  When an injury puts him on the bench and talks of trading start abounding, he struggles with his anger and resentment.  When he is told that he has to see the new team shrink, he knows he will say and do anything to get the doctor to release him.

Allie knows how an injury can change an athlete’s life and she will do all she can to help Reese.  She just didn’t expect the punch to the gut that she gets at the sight of the sexy goalie.  Being a team shrink is not easy and I liked how she stepped outside of the box and took on patients who weren’t necessarily on the team.  It shows she has a heart and empathy.

This is an awesome series and if you haven’t read On the Fly (Crimson Romance)the first book in the series, click the link and meet The Sinners!


BlurbTwo men. One woman. It could ruin a friendship, or bring a satisfying twist to their lives. Artist, Jason Morgan, is used to making magic on the canvas. Now he hopes to do it in the bedroom.
After a failed gallery showing, Jason decides the best way to cure his creative block is to act on his own personal fantasy, and enter into a sexual relationship with his two best friends.
From the time they were in elementary school, Russell Sinclair has been a willing participant in Jason’s adventures, but this one goes to a new level. He’s intrigued by the idea of sharing one woman, but is challenged by how to fit this three-sided relationship into his traditional life.
Lauren Redmond is no stranger to fantasy. As the aesthetic sales rep to the top Beverly Hills dermatologists, she is responsible for the majority of puffed lips and filled wrinkles in the greater Los Angeles area. She detours from her steady, secure path when she is offered the opportunity to live the dream with the two men who have occupied her heart since college. The fantasy fast becomes a powerful reality, and Lauren must decide if she is willing to give up everything she has worked for to have a bit of temporary decadence.
Trifecta explores the boundaries of love, relationships and convention.


Jason Morgan is an artist that usually making magic on canvas and trying to be discovered and make the big time.  What he wants more than anything is his two best friend all in one relationship together.  Maybe it’s the artiest in Jason but he sees the world in more than black and white.  I don’t think it would have occurred to either of the others to have a ménage relationship. 

Russell Sinclair is Jason’s best friend since elementary school.  He is a computer Architect.  He is always in control and the opposite of Jason.  He thinks things through before acting.  Russell comes across as the guy every girl dreams about. 

Lauren Redmond is an aesthetic sales rep to Beverly Hills dermatologist.  She is on her way to landing a Doctor for a husband.  However to do that she needs to put Jason and Russell away and that is a lot harder than she seems to think is it.  She also wants both of them as well. 

The chemistry between Jason, Russell, and Lauren is blistering.  The sex scenes were scorching hot.  In the bedroom, they have it all figured out.  It seems once they leave the bedroom the three of them forget that they are friends and stop communicating.  It’s almost like the other person should just know what the issues are.   

I found this story to be well written and exciting.  The main and secondary characters were interesting and realistic.  My only issue with the book was it was a bit long winded and it was hard to see that the three were friends when they did not talk to each other much.  I did like seeing the three of them try to make the relationship work and the issues and problems that arise when one has an unconventional relationship in a conventional world.  Overall, this was a good book.

Review1This was a fun book that took a topic that is not every day conversation and pushed it out into the real world.  The characters are well written and I have to say the sex is amazing between the three of them.  When you have been friends as long as they have it is hard to take that next step.  Even more so when there are three of them involved.  Jason is a very selfish person but the creative nut in me thinks that is just what is personality makes him out to be. 

I can see how hard it was for Russell to step out of the very conservative shell he has lived in his whole life.  I did find it strange that after all the years they have been together, they still struggled for basic communication with each other.  Did Russell and Lauren really need Jason there to tell them if they could be together or not? 

At the end of the day this is a good book that I would recommend to anyone that likes a romance that breaks the mold.


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Title: Wind Chime Café

Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance

Release Date: February 7, 2014



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When single mother, Annie Malone, purchases a quirky Main Street café on Heron Island, she thinks she’s finally turned her dream of opening her own restaurant into a reality. Hearing rumors that a developer is about to build a five-star resort on the sleepy Chesapeake Bay island, she plans to transform the café into a premier upscale bistro. But Navy SEAL, Will Dozier, has no intention of selling his grandparents’ property to a developer. Back on Heron Island for the first time in ten years and secretly struggling with PTSD, Will decides that a fling with the new girl is the perfect way to help him “get his head straight.” The last thing Will expects is to fall in love…with his hometown and with Annie. But Will’s life and career are in San Diego with the SEALs. Can Annie’s love and the healing magic of the island be enough to convince him to stay?


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This was a sweet and romantic story that I was given the chance to review in exchange for my honest opinion.  Annie is a single mom that wants to make a life for her and her daughter, Taylor.  As  a parent, there is nothing you won’t do to help your child, especially after a tragic event. 


Will is a Navy SEAL that is battling his own demons and comes home to take care of some family business.  His decision not to sell to a developer has a direct impact on how Annie is going to make a life for her and Taylor.  I like the way that Will and Taylor connect and find a common ground in their pain.  No good love story is perfect and I like the twists and turns that Ms. Moss has integrated into the story to give it a realistic feel and to make it worthwhile.  I grew up on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and the Chesapeake Bay is right around the corner.  It was nice to sink into a book that felt like home and with characters that I could bond with.  I will be checking out more books from this talented author.


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Sophie Moss is an award-winning author of four full-length romance novels. Known for her captivating Irish fantasy romances and heartwarming contemporary romances with realistic characters and unique island settings, her books have appeared twice in USA Today. As a former journalist, Sophie has been writing professionally for over ten years. She currently lives in San Diego, California, where she’s working on her next novel. When she’s not writing, she’s walking the beach, testing out a new dessert recipe, or fiddling in her garden. Sophie loves to hear from readers. Email her at or visit her website at









Of all the men in the world, Cailin Walker fell in love with the one she cannot have. The one her sister married.

Billionaire Luke Blackwell made the biggest mistake of his life when he married the wrong Walker sister, but that’s one mistake he intends to rectify.

Cailin’s stayed away for the past three years to fight what she feels.

But all it takes is one drunken mistake for passion to ignite.

Now that they’ve tasted the forbidden, there’s no turning back. They’ll either have to fight the passion threatening to consume them or take a chance and risk losing everything.

Losing it all might just be worthy.

The FORBIDDEN LUST novellas are erotic romances intended for mature audiences.


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Cover(16)Review1This was a hot story that I really enjoyed!  Luke was aware that he married the wrong sister.  He was attracted to one sister and married her.  The one he wanted, however, was Cailin.  This story is spicy and sexy!  I will be checking out more!




Growing up, Diana Bocco wanted to be Indiana Jones. She ended up not pursuing a degree in Archaeology (though she toyed with the idea for a while) but she did become a huge lover of travel and history. Aside from traveling to all corners of the world, Diana has also lived in five countries in three continents — including three years in Siberia and two in Vietnam. She’s currently living in Thailand.

 Diana is also the author of the dystopian/vampire romance, City of the Fallen, as well as other novels and nonfiction books. You can find her on Facebook at or visit her website at 


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What if one night changed your life forever?

Maisie Scott lost not only her husband and unborn child in a tornado two years ago, she lost her will to live. Keeping busy is the only way she can get by. This small town waitress won’t let herself get attached to anyone . . . until Ryan, the new veterinarian for exotic animals, starts making regular trips to her diner. As hard as she tries not to feel anything, Ryan ignites a spark in her broken heart.

Ryan Tucker craves a happy family of his own more than his momma’s apple pie. Getting over his fiancée leaving him six months ago, he moves to Pleasant Valley for a fresh start. When he meets Maisie and notices the sadness in her eyes, he is determined to put a smile on her pretty face.

When another dangerous storm hits, Ryan stays by Maisie’s side. She fills the missing piece in his heart, but will Ryan share his secret? Can Maisie move on from the past and learn to begin again?

Review1This is a sweet and beautiful romance that is all about loss, love and second chances.  Maisie lost everything in a deadly storm and the loss of a child can be devastating.  To lose her husband as well leaves her lost and shying away from love. 

Ryan lost someone important to him as well.  His loss was different but no less important and meeting Maisie makes him want to take another chance at love. 

These two are a beautiful reminder that love comes and goes but never close your heart to the possibility of second chance.

authorChristy Newton is a hopeless romantic and writes many genres of romance. She just might be the only author out there that doesn’t drink caffeine, but dark chocolate is her must have. She falls in love with each of her heroes and hopes you will too! Christy is the author of the More Than Treasure Series and the Love Again Collection.






In BIG GIRL PANTIES, Evanovich introduces readers to Holly Brennan—a 32-year old grieving widow in need of a change. Having spent too much time mired in sadness and grief-eating, Holly heads out of town to settle her husband’s estate and try to move on. Enter Logan Montgomery—a personal trainer to the country’s most famous professional athletes who also happens to be sitting next to her on the flight home.

Holly’s mortified by the way she’s squeezed into the airplane seat, but as they chat, Logan quickly realizes she has a sharp wit and keen insight—a welcome change from the sexy but superficial women he usually dates. When he impulsively offers to train her at his private gym, Holly surprises even herself and agrees.

Holly discovers she’s a natural athlete, and as her fitness level increases, so does a new found confidence. When Logan finally introduces Holly to his best friends, baseball superstar Chase Walker and his wife Amanda (a feisty curvy woman herself), they instantly see what Logan doesn’t; Holly is knockout. As their smoldering attraction starts to spark in earnest, Holly and Logan will have to decide if their love is for real…or just about looks.

BIG GIRL PANTIES is a fun, sexy, smart, and exceptionally saucy romp—a must-have book for the summer and a debut not to be missed.



Holly Brennan is a young widow.  After the death of her husband, she became more comfortable with food and gained a lot of weight.  She is drowning in feelings of being lost and alone.  Holly has a great attitude toward life and things around her.  Holly’s battle with weight was very accurate as she came to terms with food and her eating habits.  I also loved that she made mistakes along the way.  It make the battle more realistic. 

Logan Montgomery is a hot and sexy man who is a personal trainer.  In the beginning of the story, Logan comes across like a close-minded tool.  He does not even seen beyond the exterior of Holly.  I did enjoy that he offered to train her because with his help she does beginning to loss the weight.  I was on the fence with Logan as to whether I liked him or hated him right up to the end. 

The chemistry between Logan and Holly is blistering.  However, Logan has trouble seeing Holly and anything other than how he first saw her on the plane.  Logan’s friends keep pushing both Logan and Holly together and I wonder even now if that did not happen if anything would have come of the chemistry?

Ms. Evanovich did a great job writing this story.  She embraced a tough subject and the attitudes that come with it and a magnificent book is the result.  I found this book to be very realistic.  The main and secondary characters are interesting.  Overall, I hope to see these characters again in the future to see how they are in a few years. 

Review1I really enjoyed this book.  I am a plus size girl so even though I would never have contemplated a relationship with Logan, (I think he is a douche who is obsessed with numbers) I thought the book itself was fun.  Guys like Logan are so blinded by the things that are on the outside, they miss the incredible person that is on the inside.  Logan was into Holly in a sexual way but he seemed to almost resent the fact that lust was there. 

Holly was an amazing person and I give credit where credit is due.  I am hoping that we see more from these characters in Stephanie Evanovich’s future works.


This is a novel that all women should read! 


Evanovich has such an amusing, and down to earth way of depicting her characters, I fell in love with them immediately!  The mantra of “be the best you that you can be” translates beautifully throughout the entire story.  There were times that I laughed so hard, I cried!  

I was in an accident a few years back that completely debilitated me and caused me to gain around a hundred pounds, in less than a year.  I know how hard it is to get back into a healthy routine, and quite frankly, back to life after you’ve mastered the downward spiral.  This author has taken a serious situation and turned it into one of the most comical and romantic stories I’ve read in a long time.  Holly is my hero, and I adore Logan!  Their story is not unusual, but it is unique.  She’s found the courage to live life to its fullest again, and he’s found beauty beyond the surface.  Filled with scenes that will make you lose composure for a moment, I highly recommend this wonderfully written novel!  Bravo Stephanie Evanovich!








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Stephanie Evanovich is a full-fledged Jersey girl from Asbury Park who began writing fiction while waiting for her cues during countless community theater projects. She attended New York Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts and acted in several improvisational troupes and a few small-budget movies, all in preparation for the greatest job she ever had, raising her two sons. Now a full-time writer, she’s an avid sports fan who holds a black belt in tae kwon do.

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BlurbCollege boy Kevin Banovic’s casual affair with Savi DaCosta suited him perfectly. Things change when he finds out that Savi is his mom’s high school bestie. When Kevin tries to end their affair, Savi blackmails him. After Kevin rescues Savi’s stepdaughter, L’Wren, from her abusive boyfriend, he can’t stop thinking about her. He must find a way to handle Savi, protect L’Wren, and keep his sanity.

Bad girl Adriana Banovic is pleased with herself for getting her nemesis expelled from Westwood Academy. As feelings between her and her latest victim Haze Lyndon escalate, an unexpected rival discovers her secret and threatens to expose her. With emotions on the line, will her new rival beat her at her own game or end up another casualty of Adriana’s wrath?

Zax Banovic has it all. Tall and handsome, he’s an academic genius, with a killer smile and a heart of gold. When his best friend gets into trouble, he feels responsible and covers for him. But his best friend is not as honorable and has other plans for Zax.

The Banovic Siblings learn that blackmail is a gift that keeps on giving. This is the second book in the Family Portrait novel series.

If you like shows like the original Melrose Place, Beverly Hills 90210 and Nashville, where the guys and girls are hot and the schemes are hotter, you will like The Banovic Siblings.

Review1Just for the record, I received a copy of this in exchange for my review. 

I am a fan of Gillian Felix’s work.  This book picks up and takes you on a drama filled roller coaster.  Her characters are real and flawed.  I love that in a book!  There are only so many “perfect” characters you can take before you chuck the book out the window.  These siblings are a handful that I feel you either love or hate.  I have to say that no good deed goes unpunished and I think that you guys will love the Banovic crew!

authorGillian Felix has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She enjoys creating characters that could be your next-door neighbor, but would you want them as your neighbor is another story.

Originally from the island of Trinidad and Tobago, Miss Felix moved to the United States in 1998. Since then she has been involved in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years. Her experience ranges from script supervisor to production manager on many independent features. She is trained in the Meisner and Stanislavski technique of acting, which she credits as an asset to her character development and writing.

Miss Felix is an entrepreneur and advocate for children’s and women’s rights.




Before Jody Carter and her three best friends ever set foot aboard the luxury cruise ship, Jody falls into the arms of uber hunky celebrity guest Taggart Keith, when he saves her shoe from falling to the depths of the sea. Their attraction is undeniable, but the recently divorced single mom knows the last thing she needs is to complicate her life in just seven short days. But that’s exactly what happens when Jody takes a chance — for once in her life— and gives into a week of sensational pleasure.  Taggart helps her discover her more sensual side — one tantalizing night at a time.

Review1I am convinced that the moment you swear off love, romance or sex; fate steps in and slaps you upside the head and throws a hottie in your way.  That is pretty much what happens to Jody.  I can completely understand swearing off men after a divorce but I am of the mindset that if you fall off the horse get back on and ride that puppy! 

FYI~Taggart is a sexy beast that no one would have problems getting back on and riding. 😀

This was a sexy read with all the best elements.  Friends, shoes, sex, passion, romance and a cruise.  Does it get any better?


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KATE DEVEAUX is a contemporary, erotic romance writer and die-hard romantic. It was after reading Jane Eyre in high school, that she became hooked on the idea of writing about romance, excitement and drama. Kate has been penning stories, from the sensual to the sinfully sexy, ever since! 

A former wedding planner, Kate has always been “in love” with love!  She was inspired to transition from writing racy short stories to full length manuscripts after meeting other authors in the romance world at industry workshops, conferences and events. Now a multi published contemporary romance novelist, Kate is a member of Savvy Author, Romance Writers of America (RWA) as well as their erotic romance chapter, Passionate Ink. Born in London, England, Kate has lived in both the U.K. and the U.S. She and her husband currently reside in Arizona.  When she’s not writing or reading, Kate can be found on the tennis court—yes, there’s even “love” in that game too!


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Orgasm recipe:

1/2 oz white crème de cacao
1/2 oz amaretto almond liquor
1/2 oz triple sec
1/2 oz vodka
1 oz light cream

Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and serve.

Screaming Orgasm recipe:

1 oz vodka
1 1/2 oz Bailey’s® Irish cream
1/2 oz Kahlua® coffee liqueur

Pour first vodka, then Bailey’s, then Kahlua into a cocktail glass over crushed ice. Stir.



BlurbNo nonsense Kate Mercer never thought she’d become a kept woman, but when she wants out of the arrangement with Carrington Grant, a powerful man, she finds herself and her unborn child in deadly danger. So Kate flees into arms of Lamar, her ex-lover and an ex NFL linebacker with his own secrets and misgivings. Will Kate lose her life because of her choice?

Review1I was contacted by the author and asked if I would review this novella.  I purchased the book on Amazon in order to read it.  This was an interesting concept.  I have read a few books about kept women and I liked the idea the author has for this series.  There were a few points in the story that I stumbled on involving Kate’s relationship with Lamar.  The suspense aspect was a great idea.  I didn’t see the end coming the way it did and I think the author put a nice spin on things.  I would like to see how she develops the series in the future.


What does it mean to be kept? When a woman becomes a long term sex partner to a man to whom she is not married, she is kept if he provides for her. Usually he is married to another woman.

If you could pick any actor to be your sugar daddy, who would it be? There are two actors I’d pick. Denzel Washington is one, and the young Sean Connery (When he was James Bond) is another.

Why did you pick that actor? Denzel is sexy in an understated way, and Sean Connery radiates a power and sexiness unmatched by another.

What made you choose this theme? I wanted to try my hand at romance writing, and since I know two people who’ve been kept by a man, I decided to write about it. I included the suspense part to portend the potential dark side of being kept.

Have you ever been kept? I’d never tell if I was.

Was it difficult to write the sex scenes? Very, and I’m still not certain I’ve written them with the taste they deserve.

Tell us about the character, Kate Mercer. She’s a vulnerable woman who got caught up with her sugar daddy, Carrington Grant who is totally controlling. So she decides to take her life back, and along the way she reconnects with her ex-lover, Lamar Burton. It’s then that she realizes she’d made a mistake and should be with Lamar, but she’s being stalked and has to fight for her life.

Is this novella a series? Yes, it will be, but with different characters populating each novella.

When will you release the next novella in the series? February 1, 2014. Just in time for Valentine’s Day