Shane by Maggie Walsh

shaneTitle: Shane

Series: Stories from a Crossroads Demon, #1

Author: Maggie Walsh

Genre: Contemporary/ Fantasy

Length: 119 pages

Publisher: Siren/Bookstrand Publishing (December 23, 2015)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥4 Hearts

Blurb: Shane hates his life and wants more, so even though he’s skeptical, Shane summons The Crossroads Demon in hopes of striking a bargain.

When the man in black appears before him, Shane is not only surprised that the story of the crossroads demon is true, but that the demon is the most gorgeous man he has ever met. A deal is made between Shane and the demon named Dantalion. His dreams of being a rock god have come true and he begins to learn what it really means to be famous. Who he can trust and who his true friends are.

Dantalion cannot understand the attraction he feels for the human who summoned him, but he can’t deny it. Overstepping his boundaries as a crossroads demon, he gives Shane what he wants with hopes to make him happy. But when the powers that be find out about his unwarranted deal with Shane, they take the contract from Dantalion and forbid him to ever make contact with Shane again.

Can these two star-crossed lovers find a way to be together or will they be ripped apart by Heaven and Hell?

ISBN: 978-1-63259-972-8

Product Link: http://www.bookstrand.com/book/shane

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: I have always loved to read stories by Maggie so when this came out I had to grab it. It caught my attention from the start but I have to tell you that I was not sure if I was going to like it after the first few pages. It comes off a bit strange, but then I remembered that it was the stores from the crossroads demon.

Dantalion and Lucifer had gone against god and were sent to underworld. They were to make deals with humans and take their souls after a certain amount of time. What they had not known was that if they found true love, then they would be allowed back to heaven. When a sexy little man not only started asking him questions about his soul should he choose but there was just something about Shane that pulled at him. He might just be seeing love for real.

Shane is one hell of singer but he wanted the final package. He wanted to be a star, and in turn decided to sell his soul for that gift. Fifteen years to have his dream come true, but he had not realized was that his dream was Dantalion.

There is a darkness to this story with a serious tone to it. It lapses over the human’s life time not really giving you a true story it would seem. Just a taste of what could be or not be for the guys. You get more about Dantalion then you do Shane which is a bit off to me, but it turns out in the end that you see the love. Which for me doesn’t really rock the way I wanted it to but the story still turned out to be damn good.

I can’t wait to read the next story.

* I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review through https://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com *

Assassins in Love 2: Assassins Love People Too by S.C. Wynne

scwynne_assassinslovepeopletooTitle: Assassins Love People Too

Series: Assassins in Love, #2

Author: S.C. Wynne

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Length: 123 pages

Publisher: Loose Id (March 15, 2016)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥5 Hearts

Blurb: Dillon Carter’s boyfriend, Marc Francis, is a paid assassin. That little fact makes having a normal relationship very complicated. Especially when there are people out there in the big bad spy world who hate Marc so much the last thing they want is him to end up happy.

Obsessive enemies, ex-lovers and poisoned espresso do nothing to make Marc and Dillon’s trip to Italy relaxing. In fact, they’ll be lucky if they survive at all.

ISBN: 978-1-68252-104-5

Product Link: http://www.loose-id.com/assassins-in-love-2-assassins-love-people-too.html

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: There are not many books out there that involve the same couple that can keep my attention for very long. Maybe it is the assassin part, or the danger and excitement, or even the sexy men involved but this is one of my favorite mystery series. There is just something about how this author not only gives you a world that is captivating but characters that are close to the heart. Although I do wish I could find one of my own.

Marc is a sexy assassin who at one time had his lover in his own crosshairs, now he would do everything in his power to keep his man safe. There is so many out there that wants to end his life that they are always running for safety it would seem. A romantic trip to Italy was supposed to bring them together but they are in danger once more.

These two take miscommunication to a whole new level. Marc is not very sociable whereas Dillon is very friendly and loving. Dillon has problems with the inability to figure out the man he loves.

I absolutely have a blast reading their stories which for me is saying something. I do not much care for books that continually have a cliff hanger at the end not the fact that the same romantic couple is involved.

However with the way this book just comes across, I could read about these guys all day and every day.

This is one of those series that I would definitely read more than once. I had so much fun reading this and would recommend reading it. It is so action packed and fast paced that you wouldn’t be bored at all.

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Claiming His Alpha by Stormy Glenn

claiminghisalphaTitle: Claiming His Alpha

Series: Scent of a Mate, #7

Author: Stormy Glenn

Genre: Paranormal Romantic Suspense

Length: 146 pages

Publisher: Siren/Bookstrand (February 25, 2016)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥5 Hearts

Blurb: Reece Marshall isn’t happy about being pulled away from his undercover assignment for the Feline Council, but one doesn’t argue with a summons from an elder. Discovering he’s been brought before the elder as a potential guardian to a new Alpha makes him wish he was back on his mission.

Šílené Bolond never wanted to be an Alpha, but forces greater than him seem to think he should lead the Blackthorn Pride. When five enforcers are presented to him as possible guardians, one stands out. Šílené’s heart breaks when his offer of submission is rejected, and he realizes his dream of having a mate will never be realized.

But the forces that turned an Omega into an Alpha have other plans. When Reece’s undercover assignment becomes too dangerous, the only safe place to go is to the pride of the one man Reece craves, but can’t have.

With danger and betrayal around every corner, Reece and Šílené have to turn to each other if they want to survive, and they just might find love if they can survive that long.

ISBN: 978-1-68295-119-4

Product Link: http://www.bookstrand.com/book/claiming-his-Alpha

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Each book in the Scent of a Mate collection features a different romantic couple. To enjoy the overall story arc and crossover characters, I would recommend reading the series in sequential order.

The young man on the cover with the tiger was a big hit with me, especially those beautiful blue eyes. This story has a serious tone to them but there is so much humor in them that it sort of exes out the serious tone to it. I got a kick out of it.

Šílené is an Omega and an Alpha at the same time. In every sense of the word he is an Omega, but his tiger is the Alpha. He can kick ass better than any true Alpha there is and now he is in deep crap. He kicked the ass of his Alpha and has now taken his place. A place he doesn’t want to be. He has no clue what he is doing.

Reece is asked to come to the Elder’s home but damn if he knew what the hell was up. A little Omega in a pink tutu dancing around the table catches his eye, but when he is told that Šílené is actually the Alpha things are about to get dicey. Now these two definitely need to learn how to communicate.

I love how the fact that it was not easy for them and that they had just a bit of a hiccup to their mating from the start. It makes it more interesting when that happens. I also loved the fact that an Omega has the strength of an Alpha when needed. This story rocked and I can’t wait to get my hands on the next book.

I had fun with his and would definitely recommend it.

* I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review through https://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com *

Send Lawyers, Guns, and Roses by Heloise West Blog Tour, Interview, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi peeps, we have Heloise West visiting today with her new release Bring Lawyers, Guns, and Roses, Heloise answers a couple of questions for us, we have a great excerpt and a brilliant giveaway so enjoy the post and click that giveaway link ❤ ~Pixie~

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Bring Lawyers, Guns and Roses

(Heart and Haven 02)
by

Heloise West

When Hunter and Alex are given the vacation of a lifetime, it’s a chance for them to pay attention to romance and get out of the path of danger. The tiny Caribbean island of Saba is gorgeous, the first to have marriage equality, and the Sabans are the nicest people on earth.

There’s lots of rum poolside for relaxing and a room with a mirror on the ceiling for passion. Hot karaoke nights, cold beer, and new friends. 

But their new friends Orfeo and Max, and Max’s sister Talisha, share a troubling secret. Alex and Hunter want to help. As a hurricane bears down on them, a dead body surfaces, and a purple backpack loaded with stolen jewels leads a pair of dangerous men to the island.

Alex would rather poke his own eyes out with a pointy stick than call on his old enemy Nick Truman for help; he’d also do anything to keep Hunter out of danger. But even his nemesis can’t reach them now.

Once again, they only have each other to depend on as their paradise is about to become hell on earth.

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Beau’s Baby by A.C. Katt Book Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hiya guys, we have A.C. Katt popping in with her new The Sunset Club release Beau’s Baby, we have a great excerpt and a brilliant giveaway so enjoy the post and click that giveaway link ❤ ~Pixie~

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Beau’s Baby

(Sunset Club 04)
by

A.C. Katt

Jack Romano is a policeman who has just killed a man in the line of duty. As if this wasn’t bad enough, he found out that his bemoaned first love’s wife has died in childbirth and his ex lover killed himself leaving the sickly newborn to Jack. Carlo Del Monte who has been chasing Jack for nine months uses Bella as an opportunity to get Jack in his house as well as his bed. The two of them set up housekeeping with the help of the Soccer team, their partners and Carlo’s big Italian family then tragedy strikes, little Bella gets the measles.

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Locked by Anyta Sunday Release Day Blast, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Hi guys, we have Anyta Sunday stopping by with her brand new release Locked, we have a great excerpt and a fantastic giveaway so check out this new fantasy book and then click that giveaway link ❤ ~Pixie~

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Locked

(Telluric Realm 01)
by

Anyta Sunday

A curse threatens the Winter Kingdom.
A brother is turned to ice.
A rebel uprising is on the horizon.
 

Marble-maker Rye Cunnings is at the center of it all—and doesn’t know it. 

He doesn’t know he’s the lost summer prince. Doesn’t know his blood can unlock Winter’s curse. Doesn’t know why the marbles he makes flutter with magic. All he thinks is that he’s crazy. That he sees things others don’t, like dragons and strange markings on his skin. 

But when a dark dragon snatches away Rye’s only friend Milo, he is forced to face the crazy in his life and figure out a way to bring Milo back. 

Help comes in the form of Cerdic Leit, a warrior who finds Rye to take him “home” to the Telluric Realm and their kind. All Rye has to do is follow him into Gatreau, the gateway to the four Telluric kingdoms, and all his questions will be answered. 

In the hopes of saving Milo, Rye steps into this new and dangerous world. A world where he learns of the Tellurics and their Hansian foes. A world that is swept up in a bitter battle of justice and hate. 

And a world that won’t let Rye leave again.

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Believing Blue by Nicole Colville

51ZkQF6u97L._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Title: Believing Blue

Series: Manchester Ménage, #3

Author: Nicole Colville

Genre: Contemporary/ MMM Ménage Romance

Length: 525 pages

Publisher: Nicole Colville (April 20th 2016)

Heat Level: Explicit

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥5 Hearts

Blurb: Is there a fated path we follow, or is it simply a series of coincidental events?

Police officer Kellan Howard is rumoured to have spent too much time in sub-zero temperatures, leaving him with a block of ice for a heart and women lining up to help thaw it. Mountain climbing is his only love, leaving no time for a relationship, and although meaningless sex satisfies his physical need, it’s empty.

When he attends a fatal traffic accident, he didn’t expect his entire life to change. Along with a final message, Kellan is offered something else from the dying man: the chance to fall in love. Kellan’s never considered being with a man, but when he meets Valentino, he’s instantly drawn to him.

Suffering from crippling agoraphobia, talented Italian artist Valentino has a solitary existence, only experiencing life outside the house through his partner Stuart. When their relationship comes to an abrupt end, Kellan helps ease his suffering. A deep bond binds the two men together, and the sexual tension can’t be denied, but Valentino questions if the distance between their very different lives is too much, and if they can bridge the gap by themselves.

Ballet dancer Blue has a vibrant personality which demands attention, but his humour and courageous attitude are a shield. Blue’s good at making others believe in themselves, but what he needs is someone to believe in him. He could be the bridge both men are looking for, but Blue’s never allowed anyone to get too close, and when Kellan and Valentino enter his life, he desperately tries to protect his heart and his secrets.

When all three meet, the chemistry is undeniable, but each have fears about moving forwards. Together, they learn love comes in many forms. It can’t be restrained or labelled, and it doesn’t always appear in the way you first imagined.

**Blue is a standalone book, and although characters from previous books do make an appearance, it won’t spoil their stories if you choose to read them afterwards.**

Product Link: http://amzn.to/1NuFeV6

Reviewer: Tams

Review: Officer Kellan Howard spends all his time not on the job climbing mountains and hiking, he is very much an adventurer at heart. It’s this experience that has Kellan out assisting stranded motorists during a bad snow storm. When he stumbles upon a bad wreck, the last thing he expects is for the man in the car to ask Kellan to take care of the partner he will be leaving behind.

Valentino hasn’t left the home he and his partner Stuart share in years, a strangling case of agoraphobia keeps a tight rein on the Italian painter. When Kellan knocks on his door with the news of Stuart’s death, even then, Tino can’t bring himself to step foot across the threshold of his prison disguised as a home.

Blue Parr-OT is lightening in a bottle! Young, vivacious, and frightening, the adorable little blonde pixie that reminds Kellan of Tinker Bell on crack, has no filter and no problem putting all six foot four inches of Kellan Howard in his place. The ballet dancer has more energy than ten grown men and does a fantastic job of hiding his vulnerability beneath a smart mouth and quick wit.

As Kellan fulfills Stuart’s dying request, looking after Tino, the two develop a bond that blurs the lines between friendship and romance. When push comes to shove, Tino pushes Kellan away, certain he will never be able to love Kellan the way he deserves because his heart still belongs to Stuart. Enter Blue. From the first glance and accidental shove, the two go out of their way to make the other miserable.

Foreplay.

The banter back and forth is hysterical and in an odd way, it causes them both to let down their guard and genuinely begin to care for each other. Blue is young and he’s been hurt by a man he trusted and loved, so he is understandably hesitant to move too fast. Kellan refuses to let him go though, he lost his chance at happiness with Tino, allowing the man to shut Kellan out of his life, he will not let Blue do the same. In a strange twist of fate, the three men end up tied together and trying to figure out how they can move forward without one of them winding up alone and broken hearted.

This book was a roller coaster ride of emotions let me just tell you. Laughter, tears, angst and love all woven together to create the perfect triad for these three men. Each one has their own distinct, individual personality that, when joined, strengthens their relationship as a throuple. There are some kinks to work through first though and lord if Blue doesn’t make it come across as hysterical insanity.

Seriously, the banter back and forth between Blue and Kellan will leave you in stitches, and it never stops. Tino is a lover not a fighter. However, Blue could test the patience of a saint. What I found very intriguing was that every time Blue went off on a tangent about something vital or important, he was usually right and though his men cussed, yelled and gave just as good as they got… they knew their young, inexperienced partner only had their best interest at heart.

There was an amazing twist toward the end of the book that blew me away, the circle of life, that’s all I’m gonna say. If you are a fan of ménage stories, characters with attitude and flair and/or hard fought for happy ever afters, you simply must read this book.

Start at the beginning though if you haven’t read any of the previous books. Each story is about a different throuple, yes, but it’s a continuation so to speak.

Sealed With Honor by A.J. Marcus and Caitlin Ricci

51Cf5Y94Z6L._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Title: Sealed With Honor

Series:  Signed, Sealed, Delivered, #1

Author(s): A.J. Marcus and Caitlin Ricci

Genre: Erotic Romance/ Paranormal/ Shapeshifter

Length: 80 pages

Publisher: Extasy Books (March 14, 2016)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥3 Hearts

Blurb: For these two, having an arranged marriage could either be a catastrophe, or the best thing that’s ever happened to them.

Cam has always known that his mating would be arranged by his father, and his best hope is for a mate who respects him and could eventually be friends with him. He has no choice in the matter and is resigned to the worst-case scenario of a mate he’ll end up hating for the rest of his life.

His biggest worry is that he’ll no longer be able to keep his best friend in his life. If his mate says he can’t have friends, that will be the end of it and he won’t be able to say a thing against that decision. It’s his worst fear, and he can’t keep his tears at bay even during his own mating ceremony as he feels like he’s losing the only real friend he’s ever had.

Jenner isn’t entirely sure why his new mate looks like he’s going to his death. He wants to be friends with Cam, and his traditions make it hard to get close to him. His father wanted to make sure he fell in love before he was thirty and thought mating him to someone would be the best way to get that accomplished.

Jenner is looking forward to getting to know his new mate, if only Cam will let that happen. The little glimpses he’s had of the real Cam tell him he’s been mated to a feisty man who won’t back down, and Jenner wants more time with that side of him and a lot less with the one who only wants to do what’s expected of them and looks absolutely miserable all the time.

Having an arranged mating isn’t ideal, but for Cam and Jenner it might be the best thing for them both.

ISBN: 978-1-4874-0650-9

Product Link: http://www.extasybooks.com/sealed-with-honor/

Reviewer: Shorty

Review: Cam, a fox shifter doesn’t want an arranged marriage but knows he has no choice. His biggest fear is that he won’t be able to see Leo again afterwards. Jenner is intrigued by his mate and wants to get to know both sides of him. But with misunderstanding after misunderstanding he is finding that difficult to do.

While I liked most of the characters in this book I felt it weird that it was written with an arranged marriage. Who does that these days? I felt so bad for Cam having his choices and freedom decided by someone else.

Well written with a lot of drama and some suspense made this book and o.k. read.

* I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review through https://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com *

Odd Man Out by Stormy Glenn

oddmanoutTitle: Odd Man Out

Series: Cade Creek, #10

Author: Stormy Glenn

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Length: 137 pages

Publisher: Siren/Bookstrand Publishing (December 31, 2015)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating:  ♥♥♥♥♥ 5 Hearts

Blurb: Asked to look into a suspicion of abuse, Bear Black finds himself more intrigued by the man he is investigating than he really should be, especially considering the man is married. When he suspects that Andrew has been attacked, Bear goes in for the rescue and finds a man that calls to his soul as much as his protective instincts.

Dr. Andrew Sutherland has spent the last three years in hell, never knowing when one wrong move might end in another beating. Hiding his abuse from the world has become so common place, he doesn’t even think of how odd his behavior might look to the outside world.

When he’s rescued from the latest attack by a man right out of his fantasies, Andrew doesn’t know whether to submit to the desire he feels or run for the hills. But when his actions put Bear in danger, will Andrew be strong enough to stand up and protect the one man that has come to mean the world to him or will his fear prevent him from keeping Bear safe?

ISBN: 978-1-68295-017-3

Product Link: http://www.bookstrand.com/book/odd-man-out

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Each book in the Cade Creek Series collection features a different romantic couple. To enjoy the overall story arc and crossover characters, I would recommend reading the series in sequential order.

Bear had been asked to check on a doctor for a friend. He starts noticing things and his interest is getting piqued. He starts seeing this sexy doctor as his. However he first has to prove that h will be the one for Andrew. The thing is Andrew has been mentally, emotionally and physically hurt. So he needs to get Andrew to safety and to trust him.

Andrew was gay and had no clue how he ended up married to a woman. A woman who was slowly killing him. Three years in hell and now this giant of a man wants to help him. Scared out of his mind, he takes a chance. Now he has to figure out if he wants what Bear is offering or run for the hills.

When Stormy puts out a book I am usually there to eat them up. I would definitely recommend reading this book.

* I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review through https://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com *

Determined Mate by Toni Griffin ~ Audiobook

61hjfoqK4zL._AA300_Title: Determined Mate

Series: Holland Brothers, # 2

Author: Toni Griffin

Narrator: Dominic M. McCartney

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Length: 4 Hours and 43 Minutes

Publisher: Mischief Corner Books, LLC (March 18, 2016)

Heat Level: Moderate

Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥ 4 Hearts

Blurb: Jason Matthew’s is a broken man. He’s lived through hell and barely come out the other side. All he can thing about is getting to his best friend, Brian, but after that he has no idea. Jason’s scared out of his mind when he’s met by not only Brian but two large men as well, and he does the only thing he can think to do. He tries to run. One of the men, though, turns out to be his mate. A mate he is in no condition to have or want, a mate that won’t allow him to flee.

Alex Holland is forced to stand by and watch as Jason is taken to the safest place they know, too scared to be around him. He knows something bad has happened to Jason and he’s going to need every ounce of his Alpha control to give his mate the time he needs to heal and start living again.

Product Link: http://amzn.to/1VyVNlz

Reviewer: Lisa

Review: Once again, Toni Griffin rocks my world. This series should be read in sequence, it’s just better that way.

This story about broke my heart with Jason’s story. He is so gentle, kind and a heart made of gold, and he just grabs your heartstrings. You can’t help but fall in love with him. And his mate Alex feels the same way. Alex is the alpha of his pack and treats his mate as if he is the most special person in his life, which of course he is as he should be. You can’t help but fall in love with him and the way he is so tender with Jason.

At first when I heard Dominic start speaking I wasn’t for sure if I was going to like it. Then I remembered that this story takes place somewhere else so his accent made sense. I enjoyed the different voices he gave each character and even made mom sound like a mom. I had fun listening to his voice for each one and just wished I could have listened to him for a bit longer.

This audio book is so full of love, pain, and sadness, but the love will win all the way around. The sex is so passionate and truly hot. Even with the danger out there waiting for Jason, you can tell the Alex will protect him with his life. It will keep you spellbound and on the edge of your seat.

I am so glad to have found this series as it shows me that true love will heal all wounds. I am very glad to have this book in my library and cannot wait to add the others to it.

* I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review through https://mmgoodbookreviews.wordpress.com *