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Review: ‘In Service of the King’ by Laura Kaye

Review: ‘In Service of the King’ by Laura Kaye

In the Service of the King

by Laura Kaye
Series: Vampire Warrior Kings #1
Published by Harlequin Nocturne Cravings on February 1st 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 74
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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Kael, Warrior King of the Vampires, loathes the Night of the Proffering. He needs the blood of either his mate or a human virgin to maintain his strength, but hasn't enjoyed the ritual since he lost his mate centuries ago. Kael doesn't want a new companion, yet his resolve is tested when he lays eyes on his new offering, Shayla McKinnon. He is drawn to Shayla's beauty and poise...and the submission she offers. She is eager to give him anything he wishes, including her innocence, to please him. Will Kael give in to their overwhelming desire—even if it means risking Shayla's life?

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(18 & Over) Review: ‘Beg For It’ by Stacey Kennedy

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(18 & Over) Review: ‘Beg For It’ by Stacey Kennedy

Beg For It

by Stacey Kennedy
Series: Pact of Seduction #2
Published by Loose Id on May 29th 2012
Genres: Erotic Romance
Pages: 79
Format: eArc
Source: the Author
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The Pact of Seduction has one rule—fulfill your ultimate fantasy. Bella’s problem, she can’t live up to her vow. But her failure spins events that lead her into unknown territory. Kole, a Dom at the sex club Castle Dolce Vita, wasn’t part of her fantasy, but he’s about to show her he should have been.
Kole is more than willing to introduce Bella to BDSM since he’s held an interest in her for some time. But the feisty woman isn’t easily tamed and her strong personality proves to be difficult. While she might be determined to keep him at a distance, Kole has other ideas. He won’t allow her to shut him out.
A pact between best friends brought them together, emotional barriers tear them apart. Kole skillfully reminds Bella through pleasure and punishment that she is now his submissive, and her place is under his command.
Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual situations, graphic language, and material that some readers may find objectionable: anal play/intercourse, BDSM theme and elements.

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(18 & Over Only) Review: ‘Bind Me’ by Stacey Kennedy

(18 & Over Only) Review: ‘Bind Me’ by Stacey Kennedy

Bind Me

by Stacey Kennedy
Series: Pact of Seduction #1
Published by Loose Id on October 10th 2011
Genres: Erotic Romance
Pages: 63
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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Four best friends embrace their fantasies and make a pact of seduction to live out their deepest and darkest desires. The women place their lives in the hands of fate and one short straw declares Marley will be the first to awaken her secret wishes.
Reed, a Dom at sex club Castle Dolce Vita, has lived the BDSM lifestyle for awhile, but has yet to find a submissive that suits him. That is until he meets Marley, a woman seeking to indulge her fantasies.
As Reed guides her through a night of pleasure, Marley brings more to him than a perfect submissive--she stirs emotions in him long ago lost. By binding Marley, he runs up against his own limits, and now he has to choose between his self-protective barriers or surrendering to the wildfire Marley has reignited in his heart.
Publisher's Note: This book contains explicit sexual situations, graphic language, and material that some readers may find objectionable: BDSM theme and elements, including spanking.

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Review: ‘Night Sky’ by Jolene Perry

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Review: ‘Night Sky’ by Jolene Perry

Night Sky

by Jolene Perry
Published by Tribute Books on March 1st 2012
Pages: 247
Format: eArc
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After losing Sarah, the friend he’s loved, to some other guy, Jameson meets Sky. Her Native American roots, fluid movements, and need for brutal honesty become addictive fast. This is good. Jameson needs distraction – his dad leaves for another woman, his mom’s walking around like a zombie, and Sarah’s new boyfriend can’t keep his hands off of her.

Review: ‘Let Me In’ by Callie Croix

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Review: ‘Let Me In’ by Callie Croix

Let Me In

by Callie Croix
Published by Carina Press on May 21st 2012
Genres: Erotic Romance
Pages: 103
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley
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On leave for Thanksgiving, the last thing marine lieutenant Talia Barnett expects to find is Liam Brodie waiting for her at the airport. He's had a starring role in her fantasies for the past two years, and although she'd love to make them a reality, she has a dark secret that prevents her from taking things further.
A former marine, Liam's specialty is planning tactical operations, and that's just what he plans to do to win Talia. The woman has kept him at arm's length for too long, and this time he's finally going to claim her—body and heart.
What begins as comfort quickly turns hot. When Liam shows Talia a hint of the dominant nature inside him, the submissive part of her flares to life. Though she desires him, she's going back on deployment and doesn't want to dump all her drama on him. Will he find a way to break through the protective walls around her heart and convince her they have a future that goes far beyond the bedroom?

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Review: ‘Exclusively Yours’ by Shannon Stacey

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Review: ‘Exclusively Yours’ by Shannon Stacey

Exclusively Yours

by Shannon Stacey
Series: Kowalski Family #1
Published by Carina Press on January 1st 2012
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 322
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley
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When Keri Daniels’ editor finds out she has previous carnal knowledge of reclusive bestselling author Joe Kowalski, she gives Keri a choice: get an interview or get a new job.
Joe’s never forgotten the first girl to break his heart, so he’s intrigued to hear Keri’s back in town and looking for him. Despite his intense need for privacy, he’ll grant Keri an interview if it means a chance to finish what they started in high school.
He proposes an outrageous plan - for every day she survives with his family on their annual camping and four-wheeling trip, Keri can ask one question. Keri agrees; she’s worked too hard to walk away from her career.
But the chemistry between them is still as potent as the bug spray, Joe’s sister is out to avenge his broken heart and Keri hasn't ridden an ATV since she was ten. Who knew a little blackmail, a whole lot of family and some sizzling romantic interludes could make Keri reconsider the old dream of Keri &Joe 2gether 4ever.

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Review: ‘Apocalypse: The Lords of Deliverance Compendium’ by Larissa Ione

Review: ‘Apocalypse: The Lords of Deliverance Compendium’ by Larissa Ione

Apocalypse: The Lords of Deliverance Compendium

by Larissa Ione
Series: Lords of Deliverance #2.5
Published by Grand Central Publishing on May 1st 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 76
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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They're here.
They ride.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Born of a match between good and evil, four siblings stand between hell's minions and everything they want to destroy. They are the Lords of Deliverance, and they have the power to ward off Doomsday . . . or let it ride . . .
THE LORDS OF DELIVERANCE COMPENDIUM

With an all-new exclusive short story!

New York Times bestselling author Larissa Ione brings readers behind the scenes with this definitive guide to her latest imaginative, epic series featuring the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. With character descriptions, key player background information, a handy glossary of terms and special abilities, a Q&A inspired by reader questions, and an all-new, exclusive short story, this is a must-read for every Larissa Ione fan. As an added bonus, this compendium includes an extended sneak peek at the next book in the Lords of Deliverance series, Lethal Rider.

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Review: ‘Immortal Rider’ by Larissa Ione

Review: ‘Immortal Rider’ by Larissa Ione

Immortal Rider

by Larissa Ione
Series: Lords of Deliverance #2
Published by Grand Central Publishing on December 1st 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 414
Format: Paperback
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The signs are everywhere...disastrous world events. Evil rising up, unleashed upon the innocent. The prophecies were there...but no one listened. Until now. The time has come for those who can either usher in Doomsday...or prevent it. They are here. They ride. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
Arik Wagner, a soldier with the U.S. Army's paranormal unit, the R-XR, kissed a girl and liked it. And then he went to hell as punishment. Where he's spent weeks being tortured...and plotting revenge.
Limos, Horsewoman of the Apocalypse, isn't your average girl. She's immortal, dangerous, and her fiancé is Satan himself. In a moment of weakness, she gave in to her desire and kissed Arik, triggering her fiancé's wrath - and his claim on her. In order to save Arik, and the world, Limos must make a dangerous pact with her recently turned evil brother, Pestilence. A deal that might just cost her her soul...and her heart.

Review: ‘Hot Finish’ by Erin McCarthy

Review: ‘Hot Finish’ by Erin McCarthy

Hot Finish

by Erin McCarthy
Series: Fast Track #3
Published by Berkley on August 3rd 2010
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 284
Format: Paperback
Source: Library
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Desire is about to reach its peak.
Suzanne Jefferson is broke, which is why she's given up charity work for wedding planning. Fortunately, she has a high-profile client-and best of all, he's paid in advance. There are just two teensy problems: the bride is a bona fide bridezilla, and Suzanne's stock racer ex- husband is the best man. At least she thought he was her ex-husband...

Review: ‘Fallen’ by Elise Marion

Review: ‘Fallen’ by Elise Marion

Fallen

by Elise Marion, Michele Bellana, Claudia Bellana
Series: Angels Among Us #1
Published by Marion Press on November 3, 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 78
Format: eBook
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Shayla, ballerina professionista, vive per la danza. Quando parenti e amici le voltano le spalle, lei non si lascia scoraggiare, anzi continua ad inseguire i propri sogni più determinata che mai. Quando, in seguito ad un incidente stradale, riporta gravissime ferite alle gambe e rischia di non poter più ballare, le sue speranze cominciano però a vacillare.
Amir entra nella vita di Shayla con l’intenzione di curarla, ma quando la vede, costretta in un letto d’ospedale, lottare con le unghie e con i denti per sopravvivere, nel suo cuore si accendono sentimenti mai provati. Lui, che non conosce amore e desiderio, si ritrova attratto da Shayla come una falena dalla luce; eppure le regole del Paradiso proibiscono agli angeli di innamorarsi degli esseri umani… Se dovesse cedere alla tentazione diventerebbe un Rinnegato, un angelo caduto, condannato a passare l’eternità fra i demoni infernali.
Quando il suo desiderio per Shayla diventerà incontrollabile, Amir dovrà scegliere tra amore e dannazione, tra solitudine e beatitudine. Un angelo che ha vagato da solo sulla Terra per secoli sceglierà di rimanere sulla retta via o cadrà vittima del suo cocente desiderio e sarà condannato per sempre?