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ARC Review: ‘Blood Legacy’ by C.J. Ellisson

I received a complimentary copy of the book from the Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

ARC Review: ‘Blood Legacy’ by C.J. Ellisson

Blood Legacy

by C.J. Ellisson
Published by Red Hot Publishing on February 25th 2015
Genres: Urban Fantasy
Pages: 340
Format: eArc
Source: Author
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five-stars

Latest release in the V V Inn Series from New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author, C.J. Ellisson.
Despite surviving silver poisoning, Vivian isn’t out of the fire yet. Rolando is still alive, as is his desire to eliminate all manipulator vampires like her. The streets of Buenos Aires prove to be a tricky hunting ground for Vivian and her husband Rafe, especially when a paranormal serial killer starts leaving bodies behind.
Overwhelmed amidst the city’s chaos, they seek help from Jon, Vivian's werewolf servant and the couple’s right-hand man. As the deaths continue, a local alpha under scrutiny for the crimes threatens to blame Jon and reveal his master’s daytime location—if they don’t find the real culprit.
It’s a race for the trio to stop the killings, uncover the truth, and catch the vampire responsible for Vivian’s torture—before the supernatural locals pick up their proverbial pitchforks and stop them all, for good.
Warning: This book contains adult content (violence, blood, and sex) and is intended for readers over 18.
The V V Inn, in reading order:
Death's Servant, First Prequel Book (Jon's Tale) Vampire Vacation, Book 1 The Hunt, Book 2 Big Game, Book 3 Death Times Two, Book 4 A Grim Reality and V V Inn novella co-authored with Boone Brux Blood Legacy, Book 5

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Review: ‘Loving Ms. Wrong’ by C.J. Ellisson

Review: ‘Loving Ms. Wrong’ by C.J. Ellisson

Loving Ms. Wrong

by C.J. Ellisson
Published by Red Hot Publishing on May 7, 2014
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 112
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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four-half-stars

Katrina attends a birthday party for her friend Carla. Little does the health food storeowner know that the fateful girls night out will change her life forever.
Marcus, the polished metrosexual who hates to get his hands dirty, stumbles upon the ladies at a local bar. Sparks fly when the two meet, courtesy of a 12-sided sex dice and a night neither one will ever forget.

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Review: ‘Avoiding Mr. Right’ by C.J. Ellisson

Review: ‘Avoiding Mr. Right’ by C.J. Ellisson

Avoiding Mr. Right

by C.J. Ellisson
Published by Red Hot Publishing on June 3, 2013
Genres: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance
Pages: 160
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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four-half-stars

Carla Johnson thinks issuing orders to a lover will keep her heart safe and leave her in charge of her own destiny. Afraid for Carla’s future, her best friend Heather implores her to change her self-centered ways, handing her a list of love life mistakes to steer clear of:
1. Casual Sex2. Friends with Benefits3. Avoidance of Intimacy
Carla ignores the list—unwilling to face she might have a commitment problem. Until she invites a co-worker to her place one night. She instantly regrets the hum-drum sexual encounter and discourages the accountant from pursuing her.
Andy Shea refuses to become another lover the feisty blonde dumps. It'll take a patient man with a strong hand to unlock Carla's sexual awareness and win her heart. He’s up for the challenge to convince her he’s the one—and eager to prove this number cruncher won’t make a boring bedmate.

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ARC Review: ‘Death’s Servant’ by C.J. Ellisson

I received a complimentary copy of the book from the Author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

ARC Review: ‘Death’s Servant’ by C.J. Ellisson

Death's Servant

by C.J. Ellisson
Series: ,
Published by Red Hot Publishing on March 22, 2015
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 158
Format: eArc
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five-stars

Jonathan Winchester has clashed with his alpha one too many times. After another argument he leaves the Manitoba pack, his only home since the werewolf attack that changed his life. He returns to his home state of Virginia to start a new life free of pack politics. Jon finds work and meets a young waitress, Raine, who appears to be a lone werewolf, too.
As their relationship progresses, Jon’s embroiled in more intrigue than he bargained for and a danger bigger than he can handle. He's running scared until his own alpha tendencies surface, making him unable to leave the pretty werewolf’s problems behind. The young man is desperate to save Raine—even if his efforts may lead him straight to death.
Journey along in this first prequel novel involving the favorite characters from the bestselling V V Inn series. Written at reader demand, this stand-alone story explains how the beloved Jonathan came to serve the deadly redheaded vampire, Dria.

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Review: ‘Vanilla on Top’ by C.J. Ellisson

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Review: ‘Vanilla on Top’ by C.J. Ellisson

Vanilla on Top

by C.J. Ellisson
Published by Entangled Publishing (Brazen) on January 11, 2013
Genres: Erotic Romance
Pages: 279
Format: eArc
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Goodreads
five-stars

A sexy category romance from Entangled's Brazen imprint...
Discover your inner bad girl, and set her free…
Heather Pierce is done being a wallflower, both personally and professionally. Desperate to live a different life for one night, she attends a speed dating event. Maybe here, anonymous unless she chooses otherwise, she can become someone new. When a man way out of her league sits across from her, Heather gathers her courage and takes charge of what she wants, secretly fearing he won’t desire the real person she’s desperate to hide.
Top acquisitions officer and international playboy Tony Carmine is about to close the biggest deal of his career. But then he meets Heather at a speed dating event…and discovers losing control may be exactly what he needs. Her blossoming sensuality occupies his every thought, consuming him with the need to possess the most intriguing lover he’s ever encountered—until he walks into the boardroom and sees Heather on the other side of the negotiating table.