Thursday, February 20, 2020

Iniquity (Dahlia Saga, Book Five) by Natalie Bennett: Release Blitz + Review



Title: Iniquity
Series: Dahlia Saga
Author: Natalie Bennett
Genre: Dark Erotic Romance
Release Date: February 13, 2020
Review Source: Enticing Journey Book Promotions



I was born with a sickness that can't be cured, and I've been getting better at slowly getting worse. I’m no longer single, no longer lonely. I have Declan, Ethan, and the Andreous too. They nurtured my sickness, cultivated and molded it so I could control it. For a short time, things were close to perfect, but we’ve all been keeping secrets. And when the truth comes to light, all we’ll be left with is bloody lullabies and soft decay.


**Warning** I don't usually put this, but some people have missed the warning in the front of the books. The Dahlia Saga contains extremely dark themes and is not intended for the faint of heart. This is not 'romance', however, there are strong romantic elements. Iniquity carries on from Malevolence, and is a sequel to Depravity.


Iniquity is the 5th book in the Dahlia saga. We learn the story of Helena, Declan and Ethan. What seemed to be a laid-back relationship actually turns out to be pretty obsessive and protective. I can’t say that I’m surprised. Most alpha men are the jealous type. They protect what’s theirs and keep what belongs to them. Especially when it comes to their women. The trio needs to figure out how to come into their own, but someone wants to keep them apart. The men soon learn exactly what Helena is capable of. And it’s not pretty. 

Natalie Bennett wrote yet another un-put-down-able book. There is always drama and thrill of the hunt in her stories. Iniquity is no different. If you  like raw, sexy and dark, try this one on for size!



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Natalie Bennett is the creator of erotic stories that always come with a warning label. She writes about depraved alpha a**holes and women that love to hate them. Her books don't follow any specific tropes, have no set word counts, and tend to deviate from traditional HEA's.

When she isn't in front of her computer, she's spending time with her husband and their three little boys.

Natalie is an avid fan of caramel frappes, horror movies, Shameless, and of course, reading.


You can find Natalie on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.



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Mirage by C.M. Radcliff: Release Blitz + Review



Title: Mirage
Collection: The Sinister Fairy Tales Collection
Author: C.M. Radcliff
Genre: Dark Fairy Tale Retelling
Release: February 20, 2020
Cover Design: Black Widow Designs



Painted in gold, Jaslyn was born into a life of luxury with the world at her feet.
After the death of her father, his empire became hers and the princess became a queen. Painted in gold, Jaslyn was born into a life of luxury with the world at her feet.
Her fortune was sought after and deception and deceit had a ring around her finger.
But with the ring, came the accessories that money can’t buy.
At the hands of the new king, the empire began to crumble as Jaslyn’s world spiraled out of control.
Through the bars of her prison, she watched life pass her by.
Hope was fading quickly… until she met him.
Axel was the glimmer that she needed to survive.

From the wrong side of the tracks, Axel’s life was never easy.
He worked his way through the blood and sweat and went from rags to riches.
When you’re on top of the world, one mistake is all it takes to lose it all. And getting back up is always harder than the fall.
Getting his life back came with an offer he couldn’t refuse and he would pay the cost.
Jaslyn wasn’t part of the deal, but she was a temptation that he couldn’t escape.
She was his endgame and he would fight to the death to get to that finish line.

Together, they roll the dice and risk it all for love.
But when you gamble in the game of life or death, you pay a price.
And sometimes, that price could cost you everything.


Nooooooooo!! No ... Please tell me that I will receive the conclusion to Axel and Jaslyn’s story very soon. My heart can’t take this! I fell hard for these two and the ending left me reeling. What happens to Axel? Will Jaslyn remember who Axel is? And oh yeah ... will Rush get his story? I need the second half just as bad as I need Rush’s story. I typically don’t mind a cliffhanger, but with this one, I really do. My heart hurts!


C.M. Radcliff is a new-to-me author, but she is now one that I will always follow. I love the way that she draws us a picture with her words. I can visualize the characters, what they’re wearing and see the expressions on their faces. I love a descriptive author and that’s what C.M. gives us.  I will be looking forward to the conclusion to Mirage, although it can’t get here fast enough!! Everyone needs to read Mirage. It’s just THAT amazing!






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C.M. Radcliff lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and two demon children. Known as the Psycho Queen, she speaks fluent sarcasm, dark humor, and has the mouth of a sailor. If she isn't reading or writing, she's probably on an adventure with her little family.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Breathless by Lex Martin: Release Blitz + Giveaway + Review



Title: Breathless
Series: A Texas Nights Series Standalone
Author: Lex Martin
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 18, 2020
Review Source: Give Me Books Promotions




Joey

I wouldn’t say I ran away exactly—twenty-two is too old for that.

I’d call it self-preservation.

I have one objective: protect my heart from the boy next door who has no clue I’ve loved him my whole life, even with a front row seat to his revolving bedroom door.

My escape plan almost worked.

Except I left one thing behind.

Logan Carter hijacked my heart, and now it’s time to get it back. This time for good.

Logan

I wouldn’t say I’ve been lying this whole time—not about everything.

Not about how much I miss my best friend, and definitely not about how pissed I am that she left with hardly a goodbye.

She’s the last person I ever expected to ghost me, and her absence left a gaping hole in my chest.

When Joey Grayson steps off that bus, I know I’ll do anything to keep her home, and that means finding out the truth.

But I’m not sure how to tell her my truths when I’m living so many lies.



Be still my heart!! Oh, this book is just everything and then some. Pure, unadulterated lust turned love. The story of Joey (Josephine) and Logan is awe-inspiring. The zest for life that they each have. Giving, but not taking and finding that they can be so much more than friends. It’s a story that tests the boundaries. That tests friendships and brings families together. They say that your spouse should be your best friend. Well, why not make it so? The thing is ... Joey must get over her jealousy and what she made Logan out to be in her head. Sometimes what you see is not the real story. You need to know what’s behind the dark glasses. You may just find out that the person was protecting a loved one all along.

I just adore this story and I cannot wait to see what Alex Martin has in store for us next. This is my first experience reading her work and she now has a new forever follower!












Lex Martin is the USA Today bestselling author of the Texas Nights series (Reckless/Shameless) and the Dearest series. She writes contemporary romances, the sexy kind with lotsa angst, a whole lotta kissing, and the hot happily ever afters. A former high school English teacher and freelance journalist, she’s lived all over the country but currently resides in her hometown of San Antonio with her husband and twin daughters.



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Power Twist (Power Play #2) by: Kennedy L. Mitchell - Release w/Review


Title: Power Twist

Series: Power Play #2

Author: Kennedy L. Mitchell

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Release Date: February 18, 2020










With the campaign over, a new devious challenge awaits.

I thought the toughest part was behind us. Stupid me. Now I have to live with the consequences of winning, some that make me regret ever stepping foot in this city. Day one in office I learn of the president’s true plan, one so manipulative I can’t allow it to come to fruition. But with zero allies to call on, I’ll need to work with my enemies to stand a chance at stopping him.

At least I have Trey, even if our scorching-hot affair can only happen in secret. Until the best part of my new life makes his own deal with a devil, I’m forced to make a choice. I can’t have it all in this power game they’ve woven, and watching me flounder is just part of their sick fun. Or can I play the game, change the rules, and have everything in the end?

Too bad for me, luck has never been on my side. It’s sink or swim here in DC, and I’m the idiot wearing cement shoes to the party.

Power Twist is the SECOND book in the five-book Power Play series offering more twists, turns and HEAT. Each book cannot be read as a standalone. All five books follow one main couple’s relationship as it grows through a five year time period. It’s suspenseful, steamy, and oh so unputdownable. If you’re a fan of Tiffany Snow, Meghan March, and Skye Warren then this series is for YOU!


AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU
I am loving this series so much!! They can not be read as standalone each book flows into the next. 

We are following along as Randi, Madam Vice President, and Trey walk the political line. However, in very different ways.

Randi needs to find her power.....her voice. It peeks out from time to time and I can't wait till it comes around full circle. It's gonna be awesome. I love her personality and how she gets caught up in her own head. 

Trey is trying to behave himself but I really wish he would stop. They need to heat up the sheets! LOL I'm sure it's coming. They have so much sexual tension going on its just insane.

With politics, with danger, with heat and the characters....this is one amazing series!

Highly Recommend!





Start the series with Power Play
before jumping into Power Twist!

AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU

Free in Kindle Unlimited



Releasing April 20

AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU





Kennedy lives in Dallas with her husband, son, and 80lb Goldendoodle who still believes he's a lap dog.

A bookworm at heart Kennedy loves to snuggle up in bed or by the campfire with an unputdownable book.

She began writing two years ago with Falling for the Chance and has no plans of stopping. Her novels are witty, action-packed, and offer enough steam for a great facial. 

If you like strong heroines and sexy, tattooed men who can't keep their hands off them then this author is the one for you.