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Blog Tour W/Review: Roped In (Armed & Dangerous) by L.P. Dover

Title: Roped In
Series: Armed and Dangerous
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense Stand Alone
Release Date: October 19, 2015
Photo by: Regina Wamba at Mae I Design and Photography
Who says a wild heart can’t be tamed?

For years, I lived for the job and let it control me. Violence was all I knew. I protected, killed, and served. My name is Blake Evans, one of the best undercover cops in the country. I thought I was about to live a quiet life on my ranch in Wyoming until an old friend showed up and changed everything. He brought me her, Hadley Rivers, country music sensation and the one woman I couldn’t have. I didn’t want her but she had me completely roped in.

My job is to protect her, to keep her away from some psycho who wants her for himself. However, there’s more to her story than I was led to believe. I promised to keep her safe and I won’t back down . . . even if I have to die trying. I can’t let him have her.
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Review: Wrong Chance (A Detective Eubanks Novel) by E.L. Myrieckes

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The first mystery of the Detective Eubanks series: a gripping look inside the mind of a serial killer who’s obsessed with starting a family.

The victims should have known the psychopath would take it personally…

A strange quirk of fate staggers the hell out of Chancellor Fox with a sucker punch—a knockout blow at that. Who would have ever guessed a car accident would derail so many lives? When an unforgiveable web of lies and deceit surfaces, his wrath is unleashed.

It started with a group of Cleveland State University students. Their sophomoric prank stalls ten years later with a string of dead bodies. For homicide detectives Hakeem Eubanks and Aspen Skye, the hunt is on to bait and snare a clever serial killer. One problem, though: getting caught is part of the psychopath’s ingenious plan.

With the rapid pulse of a Jeffery Deaver novel spiced up with supernatural activity, Wrong Chance will keep your heart racing until the shocking finale.

 

Review:

4 STARS!!!!

WOW! When I first received this book in the mail I wasn’t exactly sure what to think. The first time I opened this book, I was hooked. The way everything played out kept me on the edge of my seat trying to figure out what would happen next.  I felt that I really connected with the characters.

I laughed at Detective Aspen.

“Trust me, Madison, I do have super powers. I can get soaking wet any time I want to without water. I can bleed without being cut. I can make boneless meet hard as a rock, and I can make you eat without cooking whenever the fuck I feel like it.”

 

I didn’t like Chance and didn’t feel much for Cash/Scenario. I do give Chance a thumbs up for what he did to Leon and how he played Cash at the end. That was a smart man even if at times he drove me nuts.

Wrong Chance could be confusing sometimes with the way it switched so much between the characters point of views. At times I had to go back just to figure out who was thinking/talking. Though this didn’t take away from the book it did slow down reading.

I really felt for Detective Hakeem. You don’t learn much about his problems till the end. I have to admit I did cry. It was heartbreaking  to find out about Jaden.

Wrong Chance is a great book. I enjoyed every minute. I wish there was more to learn what happened next. Hopefully there will be a book 2 to continue on with these characters. This book will keep you engrossed, on the edge of your seat, heart racing, laughing, crying and stunned.

 

About the Author

E.L. Myrieckes, under the pseudonym Oasis, is the author of Duplicity, White Heat, the Mahogany award-winning author of Push Comes to Shove and the ebook Eternal Flame. He is the CEO of Docuversion, a full-service editing firm, and an expert creative writing instructor who lives with his wife between Cleveland and Maryland where he breeds champion bloodline Presa Canarios. To learn more about the author, visit him at elmyrieckes.com and oasisnovels.com.

***Review*** The Dark Proposal (The End of Eternity 1) by Megan Cashman

image A young woman copes with being forced to become a vampire as the man she loves reveals he is more evil than she can comprehend.

Claire McCormick has graduated from college and is eager for her new life to begin. She thought it would happen when she began dating Daniel Bertrand, who was everything she wanted in a boyfriend. But just as her dreams are about to come true, Claire’s life is turned upside down when Daniel reveals to be a bloodthirsty vampire, with the intent on making her his eternal companion. No matter how much Claire tries to rid herself of him, Daniel is too evil to defeat. She has to come to terms with reality, as she faces a vampire world fighting to survive in modern times, with many of them unaware of how devious Daniel can be.

The Dark Proposal is the first book in a trilogy that follows what becomes of Claire and the vampires.

WARNING: contains thematic elements, explicit content and some strong language

Nicole’s Review ~

4stars

I received a copy of this book in return for my honest review. I posted on our blog page the other day that I wanted a dark and twisted read this book was offered up by the author. Beyond any shadow of doubt she gave me what I was looking for. She warned me that this was not a happily ever after or romance story at first I was like hmm normally all my books even my dark reads are romance but. Said why the hey give it a try. I am so very glad I did, there is a hint of romance or at least what you think is going to be romance but as you read you find out that it is nothing more than a game being played.

Claire is your typical college graduate down in her luck working part time while trying to become an established freelance writer. Daniel is the somewhat older English professor who also happens to be a freelance writer. They have a chance meeting at the school where Claire is completely taken by Daniel’s looks and knowledge. Daniel offers to help guide Claire in becoming a better writer. This is where you begin to think that a romance is going to bloom they start spending loads of time together and have some intimate moments. Claire’s roommates start question their relationship when she starts to spending more and more time with Daniel.

Claire being a young woman only sees the bright side of the time they are spending together she doesn’t notice the subtle controlling nature Daniel has with her. All she knows is that this man has so many of the same interest with her and she is tired if being alone or feeling like an outsider. At this point is when the story really starts getting good. The twist and turns that this relationship goes through is bone crushing and heart pounding. Claire begins to think she is losing her mind when Daniel reveals he is not what he has portrayed himself to be.

Claire has to make the decision of being turned into a vampire or watch as her family and friends are slowly murdered. She at first fights it tooth and nail because she cannot imagine living a life killing people. Daniel does a fantastic job of showing her how he will go to whatever lengths to make her into what he wants. What I love the most is in the back of your head you are wow he really wants to spend the rest of his life with her and then you feel the slap through the page and you are so taken back that you don’t know what to think.

All I can tell you is if you are looking for a great vampire read this is the one for you. There is no glittery, playing in the beach vampires in this book, these are the ones of your nightmares. Megan did a wonderful job building the relationships between Claire and Daniel along with all the secondary characters. I cannot wait for book 2 to hit shelves because I am dying to know where Claire and Daniel are going to end up.

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Website: megancashmanbooks.wordpress.com
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***Review*** Revealing Us (Inside Out #3) by Lisa Renee Jones

image The third installment in the sexy Inside Out erotic romance series—in the seductive tradition of Fifty Shades of Grey.

You’ve discovered Rebecca’s secrets. You’ve discovered Sara’s secrets. Now Sara will discover “his” deepest, darkest secrets…but will those secrets bind them together–or tear them apart?

Nicole’s Review ~

3-5-stars

First up this was suppose to be a trilogy it even says so in the title and apparently there are going to be more books. Normally this would not bother me if a series was going to continue but I was under the assumption that this book would wrap everything up. With that said nothing was really wrapped up, to be 100% with you it actually has your scratching your head wondering is this really how it ends and is she really giveaway jump to Ella. If that’s the case I am very sure I will not be continuing this series at all. To me HEA does not mean that a story is complete when there are still many and I mean many more plots left open, especially with the two main charters involved. My little rant is over so onto the review itself.

We pick up exactly where Being Me left off which I loved, Sara is a hot mess with what she should do. Thankfully she comes to her decision quickly, unfortunately there are tons of things and people that try everything and anything to keep Chris and Sara separate. We get to meet some very odd characters in this book many of which have some very personal ties to Chris. I found Sara lost her spark in this book and I was wondering what happened to this very independent woman. I am all for Chris protecting her but it was almost as if Sara no longer had a brain.

Just like the other two books Chris was a huge mystery and every time you think the big reveal was coming or had happen you were told otherwise. The big secret of Chris is devastating but I would in no way shape or form call it a deal breaker in any relationship so it was kind of anticlimactic to say the least. Actually this whole book was that way for me, it as just blah, lacking the umph the first two books had. I do not like being negative so this review is difficult for me because this book had massive potential and I was very disappointed considering the wait time between the books.

If you started this series it’s very hard for me to say whether or not you should finish because to be honest nothing aside from Chris’ secrets are revealed. Many of the mysteries from book one and two are still unsolved.

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About the Author

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT TRILOGY which has sold to more than ten countries for translation with negotiations in process for more, and has now been optioned by STARZ Network for a cable television show, to be produced by Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland).

Since beginning her publishing career in 2007, Lisa has published more than 30 books with publishers such as Simon and Schuster, Avon, Kensington, Harlequin, NAL, Berkley and Elloras Cave, as well as crafting a successful indie career. Booklist says that Jones suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann.

Prior to publishing, Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.

Lisa loves to hear from her readers. You can reach her at http://www.lisareneejones.com and she is active on twitter and facebook daily.

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***Review* Being Me (Inside Out #2) by Lisa Renee Jones

71KxbPHrrEL__SL1500_ The sexy second installment in the Inside Out erotic romance trilogy, following If I Were You—in the seductive tradition of Fifty Shades of Grey.

Fascinated by the dark fantasies in the journals she’s discovered, and the two men who have now found a place in her life, Sara McMillan finds herself torn between her new life and her past. Now, more than ever, Sara identifies with the lost journal writer, Rebecca, and is certain that something sinister has happened.

In the arms of the sexy, tormented artist Chris Merit, Sara seeks answers about Rebecca and ends up discovering things about herself she never knew existed. Chris forces Sara to reconsider who she is and what she truly wants from life, but not before his dark desires threaten to tear them apart. Her boss, Mark Compton, offers her the shelter to understand just what those needs mean to her, and what they might have meant to Rebecca, but can she trust him to lead her to a final conclusion to Rebecca’s story?

Nicole’s Review ~

4stars

My heart is still pounding away after finishing this book, oh my did it keep me on the edge of my seat. Not only that but some of the mysteries are wrapped, unfortunately there are many more to still be discovered.

From start to finish this book had me on a rollercoaster ride of emotions. One minute you feel like things are finally starting to fall into place and the next minute things are jacked up and you are left wondering how will this ever be fixed.

Sara and Chris’ relationship is rocky at best and downright scary at its worse. Sara is so sucked into Chris that she is beginning to believe she needs him to make her feel alive and Chris says all the right things to keep her thinking that. I am a skeptic at heart and something tells me whatever secrets Chris is hiding are far, far worse than the ones revealed in this book.

Chris I am just not sold yet on him being the hero of this book. I think he is playing a game with Sara and even though she isn’t some naive little girl I still think she is going to end up in a world of hurt. Chris does the unbelievable in this book and I am a little upset that it is forgiven so easily and appears like it didn’t happen. Granted its nothing horrendous or a deal breaker but I still would think that Sara would have more issues with it.

Mark is absolutely fantastic in this book and I really hope that the third book is going to give us more of him. Since I have not read the novella’s that go along with this series I might be missing out on this. So if you feel like I do I suggest you do read them just to be on the safe side. Mark is a very complex man and there is a part of him that I think yearns for the things he wants but isn’t quite sure how to get them.

Lisa does a wonderful job of sucking you into the story and leaving you wanting more. I will be starting book 3 here shortly cause I really need to know what Sara’s decision will be. If you are looking for suspense, romance, erotic sex scenes and domination this book is 100% for you. Just be warned you will be left with a crazy cliff hanger.

Purchase Link ~

http://www.amazon.com/Being-Me-Inside-Out-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00A25FAN0/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1384521775&sr=1-1&keywords=being+me

About the Author ~

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT TRILOGY which has sold to more than ten countries for translation with negotiations in process for more, and has now been optioned by STARZ Network for a cable television show, to be produced by Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland).

Since beginning her publishing career in 2007, Lisa has published more than 30 books with publishers such as Simon and Schuster, Avon, Kensington, Harlequin, NAL, Berkley and Elloras Cave, as well as crafting a successful indie career. Booklist says that Jones suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann.

Prior to publishing, Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.

Lisa loves to hear from her readers. You can reach her at http://www.lisareneejones.com and she is active on twitter and facebook daily.

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***Review of If I Were You (Inside Out #1) by Lisa Renee Jones***

15717721 When Sara McMillan finds a stack of journals in a storage unit, she’s shocked and enthralled by the erotic life the writer led. Unable to stop reading, she vicariously lives out dark fantasies through Rebecca, the writer—until the terrifying final entry.

Certain something sinister has happened, Sara sets out to discover the facts, immersing herself in Rebecca’s life. Soon she’s working at the art gallery Rebecca worked at and meeting Rebecca’s friends. Finding herself drawn to two dangerously sexy men, the manager of the gallery and a famed artist, Sara realizes she’s going down the same path Rebecca took. But with the promise of her dark needs being met by a man with confident good looks and a desire for control, she’s not sure anything else matters. Just the burn for more.

Nicole’s Review ~

4stars

I have to start by saying I read this book when it was originally released. Finally I have gone back through my older books and wanted to make sure that I gave this book a proper review. This is more of a 4.5 star review, this story is super sensual and sexy. There will be moments where your heart is beating from fear and the suspense. Then there is other times where you are going to be cheering on Sara, for not backing down from several dominant males.

From the first page you are sucked into this story and you don’t want it to ever end. You are taking on a fantastic ride from start to finish. Actually the finish kind of leaves you hanging, good thing all three books are out now and you don’t have to wait too long. Sara is a fantastic heroine, she is loving and caring in a way she is endearing. You would want a person like her in your corner. I loved how she is subtle with her support of the people around her. I am super excited to see where her personality takes her in this series.

Sara comes across a erotic/submissive journals that her friend found when buying storage lockers. Her friend is whisked away by her rich boyfriend leaving Sara the task of disposing of the locker’s content. For Sara just can’t seem to let the journals go or the person who has written them. She is on a mission to find out what has happened to Rebecca. Sara ends up getting as much information on Rebecca as she can and she has set out to do what she can. Only this crusade of sorts her life is beginning to take twist and turns she never imagined.

I love a book with a good dominant male character and in this one you get two and possible the looks of a third. First there is Mark, the owner of the art studio who Sara believes is the dominant in these journals. Sara meets Mark during her plan to find Rebecca and instead of getting answers she is offered a job that she cannot refuse. Sara finds herself drawn to Mark but at the same time knows that he has a darker side that she is not sure she wants to see. Next there is Chris Merit the dark and lonely artist that ensnares Sara from the moment they meet. Chris is very sweet and kind but at the same time he is rude and pushes Sara away from the art studio and himself. However he cannot keep away from her and soon they are both swept away in their sexual tension.

This book is not meant for children under the age of 18 nor is it for any readers looking for hearts and flowers. Lisa does a fantabulous job with adding the right amount of suspense and intrigue into the story. I find myself constantly wondering who is being honest and who has something more to hide. I love when a story can keep me guessing and in some cases biting my nails to see what is going to happen next. Ms. Jones’ knack for written is beyond impresses and I highly recommend this series.

Purchase Link ~

http://www.amazon.com/Were-You-Inside-Out-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B0095VKZUK/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1384462239&sr=1-1&keywords=if+i+were+you

About the Author ~

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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT TRILOGY which has sold to more than ten countries for translation with negotiations in process for more, and has now been optioned by STARZ Network for a cable television show, to be produced by Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland).

Since beginning her publishing career in 2007, Lisa has published more than 30 books with publishers such as Simon and Schuster, Avon, Kensington, Harlequin, NAL, Berkley and Elloras Cave, as well as crafting a successful indie career. Booklist says that Jones suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann.

Prior to publishing, Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine.

Lisa loves to hear from her readers. You can reach her at http://www.lisareneejones.com and she is active on twitter and facebook daily.

**REVIEW** Tie Me Down by Tracy Wolff

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As the only woman on her homicide squad, Genevieve Delacroix maintains a tough-as-nails attitude that keeps men at arm’s length. She never gives into her secret fantasies, until she meets a mysterious stranger who teaches her how little control she really has, over her mind and her body.

Cole Adams arrives in New Orleans believing star investigator Genevieve is his last hope for solving the murder of his younger sister. He just doesn’t expect the hard-assed detective to look like a blond bombshell. Once he breaks through her inhibitions, he soon finds an unexpected obsession?driving Genevieve right to the edge of desire, and beyond?

But when the serial killer who has been terrorizing the streets of the French Quarter sets his sights on Genevieve, the lovers realize they’ve both let down their guard. And losing control could have fatal consequences?

Amy’s Review:

4 STARS

What to say about this book?

Genevieve is a strong and independent homicide detective. She is the only female in homicide and has to take heat from the LT from time to time because of it. Does she let this bring her down. Hell No. She has an awesome partner, Shawn who works perfectly with her.

After a long day of working cases she heads to the bar where she meets Cole and goes home with him.

Ohh how to explain Cole? HOT is the first thing that comes to mind. Sexy, demanding, domineering, sweet at times but most of all HOT. He is there to try and get Genevieve to open an old case. His sisters death from seven years before. What he didn’t expect was the chemistry between the two and the overpowering need to possess her.

During the ups and downs of their relationship Genevieve has dead girls popping up through her district. While trying to track down the killer and deal with her feelings for Cole, the killer fixates on Genevieve. Makes calls, emails, and sends gifts. Freaky.

This book was great. I absolutely love erotica. My only complaint was this book seemed to be more about the sex when I personally like a lot more story to go along with the sex. It felt like you got a long sex scene then a short life scene then back to the long sex scene. I would of just like more story behind all the sex. Now do not get me wrong. I LOVED the sex. It was hot and steamy and not to crazy. :).

This book is erotica and thriller wrapped into one. Which I love. It did keep you on the edge of the seat till the end to find out what next and who.. I have to admit I thought Shawn. ;). If you love erotica with some other heart racing things going on then grab this book. You will love it.

About the Author

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Tracy Wolff collects books, English degrees and lipsticks and has been known to forget where—and sometimes who—she is when immersed in a great novel. At six she wrote her first short story—something with a rainbow and a prince—and at seven she forayed into the wonderful world of girls lit with her first Judy Blume novel. By ten she’d read everything in the young adult and classics sections of her local bookstore, so in desperation her mom started her on romance novels. And from the first page of the first book, Tracy knew she’d found her life-long love. Now an English professor at her local community college, she writes romances that run the gamut from contemporary to paranormal to erotic suspense.

And for all of those who want the unedited version:
Tracy Wolff lives with four men, teaches writing to local college students and spends as much time as she can manage immersed in worlds of her own creation. Married to the alpha hero of her dreams for twelve years, she is the mother of three young sons who spend most of their time trying to make her as crazy as possible.

You can find Tracy also on Twitter, www.tracywolff.blogspot.com and www.sizzlingpens.blogspot.com.

Tracy Wolff also writes as Tessa Adams

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