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Book Lovin' Mamas has reviewed 91 books this year.

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Taking Shots by Toni AleoGladiator by Anna HackettCruel Prince by Ashley JadeKill the Queen  by Jennifer EstepThe Judgment of Paris by Fall by McKayla BoxJaguar Hunt by Terry SpearDirty Rich Secrets: Part Two by Lisa Renee JonesThe Bride Test  by Helen HoangDark Desire  by Christine FeehanFirelight by Kristen CallihanDark Skye by Kresley ColeDirty Rich Secrets: Part One by Lisa Renee Jones
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ARC Review: ‘In Rides Trouble’ by Julie Ann Walker

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

ARC Review: ‘In Rides Trouble’ by Julie Ann Walker

In Rides Trouble

by Julie Ann Walker
Series: Black Knights Inc. #2
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on September 4th 2012
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Pages: 311
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

Rebel with a Cause
Becky "Rebel" Reichert never actually goes looking for trouble. It just has a tendency to find her. Like the day Frank Knight showed up at her door, wanting to use her motorcycle shop as a cover for his elite special ops team. But Becky prides herself on being able to hang with the big boys-she can weld, drive, and shoot just as well as any of them.
Man with a Mission
Munitions, missiles, and mayhem are Frank's way of life. The last thing the ex-SEAL wants is for one brash blonde to come within fifty feet of anything that goes boom. Yet it's just his rotten luck when she ends up in a hostage situation at sea. Come hell or high water, he will get her back-whether she says she needs him or not.

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ARC Review: ‘Hell on Wheels’ by Julie Ann Walker

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ARC Review: ‘Hell on Wheels’ by Julie Ann Walker

Hell on Wheels

by Julie Ann Walker
Series: Black Knights Inc. #1
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on August 7th 2012
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Pages: 349
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

He’s the bad boy she’s always wanted...
Nate “Ghost” Weller has loved Ali Morgan nearly half his life. But he’s done something so heinous he’s convinced she’ll never forgive him if she discovers the truth, so he keeps his feelings and his secrets to himself. Then she blows into town with a mother lode of bad guys on her tail and Nate can’t deny she’s in serious trouble. Unfortunately, he’s the only one who can help her.
She’s the good girl he’s kept at arm’s length...
Ali knows Nate as the most solemn, aloof man on the planet. Sadly, he’s also the sexiest. For years she’s avoided him, unable to stomach his dark scowls and brooding silences… especially when she secretly yearns for his touch. Now she must rely on him to save her from the malevolent shadows ghosting her every move. When the bullets explode, so does their passion. But can love really conquer all? Or are some things just too terrible to forgive?

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Review: ‘Untouched’ by Sara Humphreys

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Review: ‘Untouched’ by Sara Humphreys

Untouched

by Sara Humphreys
Series: The Amoveo Legend #2
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on April 3rd 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 302
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

SHE SHOULD BE SEEN, BUT NEVER TOUCHED...

Kerry Smithson's modeling career ensures that she will be admired from afar, which is essential since mere human touch sparks blinding pain and terrifying visions.

EVERY GOOD MODEL NEEDS A HEAVENLLY BODYGUARD...

Dante Coltari is hired to protect Kerry from those who know who she is - or more importantly what she is - and want her dead because of it. Nothing could have prepared him for the challenge of keeping her safe. But, strangely, his lightest touch brings her exquisite pleasure rather than pain, and Dante and Kerry have an otherwordly connection that might just pull them through.

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Review: ‘Unleashed’ by Sara Humphreys

Review: ‘Unleashed’ by Sara Humphreys

Unleashed

by Sara Humphreys
Series: The Amoveo Legend #1
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on October 1st 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 322
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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four-half-stars

What if you suddenly discovered your own powers were beyond anything you'd ever imagined...
Samantha Logan's childhood home had always been a haven, but everything changed while she was away. She has a gorgeous new neighbor, Malcolm, who introduces her to the amazing world of the dream-walking, shapeshifting Amoveo clans...but what leaves her reeling with disbelief is when he tells her she's one of them...
And shock turns to terror as Samantha falls prey to the deadly enemy determined to destroy the Amoveo, and the only chance she has to come into her true powers is to trust in Malcolm to show her the way...
Get swept away into Sara Humphreys's glorious world and breathtaking love story...

Review – ‘A Seal in Wolf’s Clothing’ by Terry Spear

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Review – ‘A Seal in Wolf’s Clothing’ by Terry Spear

A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing

by Terry Spear
Series: Heart of the Wolf #9
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on March 6th 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 326
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

Meara Greymere is in charge of the cabin rentals on the rugged Oregon coastline, so her brother and his mate could take a delayed honeymoon. But while Hunter is away, the she-wolf intends to play—she just has to convince the right alpha male to rent one of the cabins, and she’ll take it from there. But when Finn Emerson arrives with every intention of pretending to be her lover, she's not going to take this lying down. She knows he'll tell her brother what she's up to and put an end to her game.
Finn Emerson is a Navy SEAL, formerly one of Hunter Greymere’s team members, and now he's trying to track down a gray wolf, who's already made an attempt on one of their team member's lives. Finn believes Hunter will be targeted next, only to discover Hunter is off with his mate on a honeymoon, and he fears Hunter’s sister is in grave danger. But the SEAL soon learns protecting the unpredictable sexy she-wolf is a mission and a half and protecting her isn’t all he wants to do.

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ARC Review: ‘A Demon Does It Better’ by Linda Wisdom

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ARC Review: ‘A Demon Does It Better’ by Linda Wisdom

A Demon Does It Better

by Linda Wisdom
Series: Hex #6
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on January 1, 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 343
Format: eArc
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Bestselling author Linda Wisdom, with 13 million category romances sold, is working to build her single title audience with the hottest new area of the romance category– sexy demon heroes.
Lovely witch Lili Carter takes a job at a paranormal hospital where patients have been disappearing. There she encounters Jared, a dangerously sexy demon on a mission that gets Lili into a world of trouble. Lili can't avoid Jared for long and soon they find themselves creating a whole new kind of magick...

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Review: ‘Demons are a Girl’s Best Friend’ by Linda Wisdom

Review: ‘Demons are a Girl’s Best Friend’ by Linda Wisdom

Demons Are a Girl's Best Friend

by Linda Wisdom
Series: Hex #5
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on April 5, 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 354
Format: eBook
Source: Purchased
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five-stars

Feisty witch Maggie enjoys her work as a paranormal law enforcement officer—that is, until she’s assigned to protect a teenager with major attitude and a sleazy boyfriend. A group of satanic Mayan priests has decided Courtney has a drop of divine blood in her—making her just the virgin sacrifice they need to release their God and rule the world.
To prevent this catastrophe, Maggie must team up with half fire demon Declan, the proprietor of Damnation Alley, an underground club and busy demon portal. Declan will be damned if he’ll allow his demon race to be blamed for the malicious acts of some evil Mayans. So he decides to seduce the sexy witch in an effort to discover what the law enforcement agency knows about the Mayan’s plans, but then things get more than a little hot, and Declan finds himself seriously entangled with the sexiest woman he’s ever met…

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Review – ‘Dreaming of the Wolf’ by Terry Spear

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Review – ‘Dreaming of the Wolf’ by Terry Spear

Dreaming of the Wolf

by Terry Spear
Series: Heart of the Wolf #8
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on December 1st 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 363
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

Book 3 in Terry Spear's Silver Town Wolf Series
A FIERCE HUNTER...Alicia Greiston is a no-nonsense bounty hunter determined to bring a ring of mobsters to justice. Her dogged pursuit of the crime family has forced her to avoid relationships- any man would only become a target for retribution. Luckily, Jake Silver is more than a man, and his instincts are telling him to stop at nothing to protect her.
AN ANIMAL PASSION...However, the mob isn't entirely human either, and soon Alicia must flee for her life. When Alicia and Jake's passion begins to spill over into their dreams, Jake learns he will have to do more than defend her- he'll have to show his mate the way of the wolf.
Silver Town Wolf Series: Destiny of the Wolf (Book 1) Wolf Fever (Book 2) Dreaming of the Wolf (Book 3) Silence of the Wolf (Book 4)A Silver Wolf Christmas (Book 5)
Praise for Wolf Forever: "Riveting and entertaining...makes one want to devour the rest of Terry Spear's books."-Fresh Fiction "Sensual, passionate, and very well written...another winnter of a story."-The Long and Short of It "A must read...the chemistry is sizzling."-RomFan Reviews "Full of nail-biting suspense, sexy scenes, and plenty of hot alphas...Spear knows how to keep her readers riveted."-Love Passion Romance

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Review: ‘Heart of the Highland Wolf’ by Terry Spear

Review: ‘Heart of the Highland Wolf’ by Terry Spear

Heart of the Highland Wolf

by Terry Spear
Series: Heart of the Wolf #7
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on June 7th 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 382
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
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five-stars

Book 1 in Terry Spear's Highland Wolf Series
It's a matter of pride... Modern day werewolf laird Ian MacNeill reluctantly allows a film production company to use his castle, but he knows his secretive clan has a big problem when a beautiful red werewolf female who insists she's working on the film keeps showing up in the wrong places...and a matter of pleasure. Julia Wildthorn is not who she says she is-she's sneaking into Argent Castle to steal an ancient relic for her grandfather and to do research for her next werewolf romance novel. When she catches a glimpse of Ian, she realizes he's the perfect hero.
Highland Wolf Series: Heart of the Highland Wolf (Book 1)A Howl for a Highlander (Book 2)A Highland Werewolf Wedding (Book 3)Hero of a Highland Wolf (Book 4)A Highland Wolf Christmas (Book 5)
Praise for Legend of the White Wolf: "A thrilling, engaging, wonderful ride." -Seriously Reviewed"Romance, adventure, and a paranormal twist...If you like your werewolf stories with a bit of a bite, then pick this series up now." -Night Owl Romance (Reviewer Top Pick)
Praise for Seduced by the Wolf: "With just enough wolf detail and werewolf lore, this action-packed story crackles with mystery, adventure, violence, and passion." -Library Journal

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Review: ‘Wolf Fever’ by Terry Spear

Review: ‘Wolf Fever’ by Terry Spear

Wolf Fever

by Terry Spear
Series: Heart of the Wolf #6
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on December 1st 2010
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback
Source: Purchased
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three-half-stars

Fate turned nurse Carol Woods into a wolf, but she refuses to let being a lupus garou define her life. Ordered by her pack leader to find a mate and commit to shifting, there is only one gray wolf that catches Carol's interest; but Chaz McKinley makes it very clear that unless she's willing to accept what she is, he wants nothing to do with her. When a virus outbreak leaves local pack members trapped in their wolf form, will Chaz and Carol learn to trust each other before it's too late for the pack and their one chance at true love?

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