FELIX (5th STREET #5) by ELIZABETH REYES

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SYNOPSIS

They say the only good thing about hitting rock bottom is that it can’t get any worse . . . or can it? 

World famous boxing champ, Felix Sanchez, had it all—the fame, the fortune, and all the women any man could ask for. When the hours of partying followed by hours spent in court and in rehab begin to outnumber the hours he spends training, losing his title comes as no surprise to everyone. The world assumes he deserved to lose it.

Only those closest to Felix know the real truth behind his sudden downward spiral. And if Felix has his way, no one else ever will. With an uncertain future ahead of him, he heads back to his roots—5th Street—the gym that started it all for him. It’s where he meets the humble but mighty little Ms. Ella.

The only times Felix had ever decided to forgo the usual meaningless fling and try a real relationship he was burned badly. Now the adorable but tenacious self-defense instructor has him considering this love thing one more time.

Then just when he begins to worry that his past is letting his possessive and jaded heart get the best of him, he’s blindsided in the most brutal way—he’s brought to his knees—to what could be the one low in his life he may never recover from.

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 Reviewed by Gitte

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“You are who you choose to be.”

I’ve always loved Elizabeth Reyes’ books, they’re always so well written and flawless. They capture me and I get swept away. I was dying to get to Felix’s story; the cocky bad boy, fierce fighter and player extraordinaire. I had no idea that what I was in fact in for was one of the more emotional stories in this series because of what came to be. Both Felix and Ella had my heart bleeding.

“Your scars are a symbol of your strength.”

I did find the first half of this story quite slow and repetitive. However, once the real heartfelt emotion kicked in and we discovered what Felix was inherently all about as things developed with Ella, it had me riveted. My heart broke and melted in equal measure. This couple are all about bravery, trust and love and I completely believed in their relationship.

Ella was a lovable, strong and inspirational heroine. This young girl knew who she was; what she wanted and showed courage in her conviction. She was a sweetheart and at times I was amazed at the weight she carried on her shoulders.

“Mighty Little Ms. Ella.”

My heart ached for this beautiful girl and absolutely, Felix knew that Ella was incredibly special, she was his soul mate. They were exactly what each other needed and the attraction was intense and believable. It wasn’t an easy ride though; what they went through individually and together was quite something. Some moments were so emotional and Felix showed his true lovable, understanding and protective nature.

“We’ll start with the story of us, just as soon as you say you’re in this all the way.”

Felix, wow, his story broke my heart. I did not see that coming and I had tears as the reasons behind his reckless behaviour were revealed. I did find that Ella’s strong character and story overshadowed Felix’s through most of this book however, this was not necessarily a bad thing. To be honest, it felt quite refreshing.

I feel a bit sad that this series has come to an end as I’ve really enjoyed every book. Noah is still the one that stands out for me and has to be my favourite. On a last note; I kind of want to give Elizabeth Reyes a standing ovation for the epilogue we got in Felix. What a fantastic way to end a series I bloody loved it!!

 **Reviewed from an ARC copy provided by the author with thanks**

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NOAH
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GIO
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HECTOR
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ABEL
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FELIX
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NEW RELEASE ROUND UP 17th – 22nd NOVEMBER – Plus UPCOMING NOVEMBER RELEASES

WHAT A FANTASTIC FEW DAYS OF NEW RELEASES!!!!

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Did you miss an amazing new release?

Want to know what’s still coming up in November?

Then read on………….

captivated by you

CAPTIVATED BY YOU BOOK FOUR IN THE CROSSFIRE SERIES

 SYNOPSIS

The Crossfire series follows the emotional and romantic journey taken by Gideon Cross and Eva Tramell.

Gideon calls me his angel, but he’s the miracle in my life. My gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay my demons while refusing to face his own.

The vows we’d exchanged should have bound us tighter than blood and flesh. Instead they opened old wounds, exposed pain and insecurities, and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows. I felt him slipping from my grasp, my greatest fears becoming my reality, my love tested in ways I wasn’t sure I was strong enough to bear.

At the brightest time in our lives, the darkness of his past encroached and threatened everything we’d worked so hard for. We faced a terrible choice: the familiar safety of the lives we’d had before each other or the fight for a future that suddenly seemed an impossible and hopeless dream…

 

THE CROSSFIRE SERIES by SYLVIA DAY
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Crossfire series

BARED TO YOU – Crossfire Book #1
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REFLECTED IN YOU – Crossfire Book #2
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ENTWINED WITH YOU – Crossfire Book #3
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CAPTIVATED BY YOU - Crossfire Book #4
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hartHART ATTACK – BOOK SEVEN THE TITAN SERIES

SYNOPSIS

Outside of Titan Group, there are few people that Roman Hart would die for. He’s a soldier, a protector, and he’s haunted that one of the people he should’ve been able to protect didn’t let him. That was years ago, and now a hardened heart and a cocky attitude are his impenetrable shields, until one woman—one challenge—drives him to distraction.

On the outside, Beth Tourne has it all. Luxury car, gorgeous condo, and a job partying with the rich and famous. It’s a plush CIA cover, but she wants more. Anything for an adrenaline rush that can override her guilty numbness and let her forget the tragedy she never saw coming.

Their scars make them perfect operatives. Their mirrored pasts give them deep, wounded reasons to stay alone. But the more they ignore the tension, the more vulnerable they become. Survival means trust. In one another, behind closed doors, and on the job. The only way they’re making it out alive is if they find peace while waging a war. 

THE TITAN SERIES by CRISTIN HARBER

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WINTERS HEAT – Book One (Currently FREEE)
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GARRISON’S CREED – Book Two
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WESTIN’S CHASE – Book Three
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SAVAGE SECRETS – Book Four
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HART ATTACK – Book Five
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for the record

FOR THE RECORD – FINAL INSTALLMENT THE RECORD SERIES

SYNOPSIS

With Congressman Brady Maxwell up for reelection and journalist Liz Dougherty about to graduate into a promising career, the ambitious couple’s future is brighter than ever.

They share a passion for their work…and for each other. But when Brady holds a press conference to officially introduce Liz as his girlfriend, reporters hungry for a scandal bombard her. Now, her every move is under a vicious magnifying glass, and her life feels like it’s falling apart.

On the road to reelection, the passionate bond between the congressman and the journalist gets tested at every stop. Threatened by shameless media sensationalism and jealous exes, Brady and Liz now have to learn to trust each other despite what they read in the papers.

In the finale to USA Today bestselling author K.A. Linde’s sexy Recordtrilogy, Liz and Brady may be setting off fireworks along the campaign trail, but can their love transcend politics as usual?

 THE RECORD SERIES by K A LINDE

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OFF THE RECORD - Book One
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ON THE RECORD - Book Two

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FOR THE RECORD - Book Three
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poles apart

POLES APART

SYNOPSIS

He’s pole position…

Carson Matthews, the hottest driver ever to hit the MotoGP circuit, is living the carefree, celebrity lifestyle. With little to worry about, other than keeping himself top of the leader board, his favourite weekend pastime is visiting a certain blonde at Angels Gentlemen’s Club.

She’s a pole dancer…

Emma Bancroft, a part-time lap dancer, is just trying to make ends meet. Her responsibilities weigh heavily on her, as does the secret she’s kept from everyone for the last two and a half years.

The two of them are poles apart.

A new full length, New Adult romance from international bestselling author Kirsty Moseley.

 

 POLES APART by KIRSTY MOSELEY

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wild

WILD – THE FINAL INSTALLMENT IN THE IVY CHRONICLES

SYNOPSIS

A good girl goes fabulously bad in the final book in New York Times bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s sexy New Adult romance series, in which three Ivy League suite-mates seek higher knowledge of just how far they can go.

Months after her boyfriend dumped her, Georgia can still hear the insults he hurled at her. Boring. Predictable. Tame. Tired of feeling bad, she’s ready to change her image, and go a little wild. What better way to prove her ex wrong than a hot night of sexual adventure at the secret campus kink club?

In the shadowy den of the kink club, she unexpectedly runs into Logan Mulvaney, her friend’s little brother. A player extraordinaire too hot for his own good, he may be younger, but the guy is light years ahead when it comes to sexual experience. Now he’s telling her to go home—“good girls” don’t belong here!

Georgia is tired of having others define her. She’s going to teach Logan a lesson he won’t forget—one white hot, mind-wrecking kiss . . . that leads to another . . . and another . . . and. . . . Realizing she’s way in over her head, Georgia runs.

Only Logan won’t let her go. Everywhere she goes he’s there, making her want every inch of him. Making her forget who she is. Who he is. And just how wrong they are for each other.

 

THE IVY CHRONICLES SERIES by SOPHIE JORDAN

Ivy Chronicles

FOREPLAY - Book One
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TEASE - Book Two
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WILD - Book Three
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the weight

WEIGHT OF DESTINY  BOOK ONE

SYNOPSIS

When “crazy” runs in your family and your namesake is known for walking into a river with a pocket full of rocks, a girl kind of wants to avoid tempting fate at all costs. For Virginia Nichols, the only way to dodge that bullet is to be perfect at everything: school, student council, life. Too bad it’s all a lie, and underneath the perfection…Virginia is lost. 

Ryder Blackstock knows a thing or two about being born into fate. The talents passed down from his father aren’t exactly normal; instead of learning how to throw a fastball, he was taught to hot-wire a car like a pro and pick any pocket in sight. He’s got criminal blood, just like his old man. And as soon as he turns eighteen, he’ll be living life on the run with his dad.

When Ryder and Virginia meet on the beach, it seems they couldn’t be more different. Soon they discover they’re both trapped in their lives—Virginia denying her fate, Ryder embracing his. Like the rocks in Virginia Woolf’s pockets, the weight of their destinies will pull them under. But being together brings out pieces of themselves they didn’t know existed—pieces that make them want to take fate into their own hands and rewrite their destinies…if it’s not too late.

THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY (The Misfits Series #1) by NYRAE DAWN

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the parts that followed

THE PARTS THAT FOLLOWED – BOOK TWO

SYNOPSIS

Act first. Think never. Remember nothing.

If only things were still that easy for Kelly Rockport. Enveloped in guilt after surviving the crash that claimed the life of her best friend Meredith, Kelly returns to Haysville University refusing to forget.

In her mind, letting go of the accident would be like killing Meredith all over again. With therapy proving futile and sex leaving her emptier than ever, Kelly’s attempts at rebuilding her life continue to fail. But just as she begins to accept hopelessness as her destiny, Kelly catches a glimpse of happiness—or something close enough to it.

The only question is if she can hold herself together and rebuild a new normal. Or, in true Kelly fashion, will she crumble under the pressure and prove that happily-ever-afters don’t exist for people like her?

These are the parts that followed.

 

 THE PARTS I REMEMBER SERIES by A.K. MILLS

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THE PARTS I REMEMBER (The Parts I Remember #1)
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THE PARTS THAT FOLLOWED (The Parts I Remember #2)
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coming for you

COMING FOR YOU – FINAL INSTALLMENT DIRTY, DARK and DEADLY

SYNOPSIS

James, Harper, and Sasha are products of their environment. Born into a secret organization that runs a global shadow government, and taught to kill since they were small, they find themselves both indispensable and expendable to all the people they used to trust.

Twenty-eight year old James Fenici has been an assassin since he was sixteen. He’s amassed debts and favors from countless Company brothers and participated in hundreds of Company jobs. But there are not enough favors in the world to clear his debt and make him worthy of the only girl he’s ever wanted.

Eighteen year old Harper Tate is the girl who doesn’t exist. Born and raised on a megayacht in a tropical paradise, she was destined to be a secret until now. No history, no records, and taught to have no opinions or ambition of her own, Harper is suddenly presented with more choices than she can handle.

Thirteen year old Sasha Cherlin is the girl who knows everything and understands nothing at all. Her future is filled with vengeance and death, but her dreams are filled with hope and a promise. A promise who no longer wants her.

The game is on, the pieces are in place, and the players have everything to lose. But who can you trust when everyone’s a traitor?


THE DIRTY, DARK & DEADLY SERIES by J A HUSS
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Come series

COME - Book One
Currently FREEEE!
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COME BACK - Book Two 
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COMING FOR YOU - Book Three
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forgotten promises

FORGOTTEN PROMISES – PROMISES BOOK TWO

SYNOPSIS

Saying “I Promise” is the easiest thing to do, its just two tiny words. No one warned me of the weight they hold, that they not only have the power to make something, to give hope, or show devotion.

They can destroy everything, cause so much hurt, ruin lives. 

Every promise holds a toll, if I had known what mine would cost me, I would have walked away. Now I have to pay the price, watch the consequences of my actions unfold.

Witnessing someone I love crumble after breaking my oath isn’t the hardest thing I’ve endured, it’s being forgotten by the one person that I could never forget.

 

 PROMISES SERIES by ELLE BROOKS

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PROMISES HURT - Book One
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FORGOTTEN PROMISES – Book Two
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THE PLAYING WITH FIRE BOXED SET by TARA SIVEC

This Boxed Set includes A Beautiful Lie, Because of You, Closer To the Edge and Worn Me Down plus some bonus, never before seen exclusives. If you love your stories with suspense, heat, emotion and you’re ready to meet some gorgeous smokin’  then grab this series

This is an absolute bargain. Four books by one of our favourite authors all for only 99c/77p – offer only valid until 22nd November so don’t miss out!

We’ve read A Beautiful Lie which was outstanding. Absolutely loved this story. Check out our review. This book alone is worth the price of this bundle!  Loved it!

 

 THE PLAYING WITH FIRE COMPLETE SET – Books 1-4

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LIGHT SHADOWS – THE DARK LIGHT BOOK THREE

SYNOPSIS

Twenty-one years ago, Gabriella’s life was stolen from her before it even began. 

Orphaned at birth and encompassed in a fortress of lies to protect her identity, she never truly understood her purpose on this earth. But now that she has ascended, embracing her destiny, the ghosts of her past have come back to haunt her.

Even with insurmountable power running through her veins, part of Gabriella is irreparably broken. And with old enemies working to destroy the tiny shred of normalcy she has left, she’ll be forced to face the ugly truth about Dorian, the man she chose to love despite his darkness.

Everything she loved is a lie, and everyone she thought she knew is a stranger. And now that Gabriella is about to be thrust into the battle of her life, she discovers that she may be fighting for the wrong side.

*This is book 3 of The Dark Light Series, the highly anticipated conclusion to Gabriella and Dorian’s beautifully tragic love story.

 

THE DARK LIGHT SERIES

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DARK LIGHT – Book One
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THE DARK PRINCE – Book Two
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NIKOLAI – A DARK LIGHT NOVELLA Book #2.5
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LIGHT SHADOWS – Book Three
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londynf falls

LONDYN FALLS

SYNOPSIS

He makes me want to ease his sorrow. To know what broke his heart. To help him heal. When he’s near, my breath catches, my heart races, my body sings. His very presence ignites my soul with desire.
All I want is to love him.
I just wish he knew it. ~ Londyn Harper

She makes me want to open my heart. Ask her to love me. Tell her my secrets. She makes me want to try again. When she’s near, my heart begins to heal, my body yearns to touch her, the darkness disappears.
All I want is to love her.
I just need to tell her. ~ Luca Di Roma

Londyn thinks she could never get a man like him. Luca fears if she learns his secret, she will run. Does he have what it takes to love her? Could she love him back? 


LONDYN FALLS by JENNIFER DOMENICO 

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8 mile and rion

8 MILE and RION

SYNOPSIS

Few call me Rion, but you can call me Junior. 
Life was easy here on 8 Mile until the day I was told to leave Detroit. 
When my dad died, the life I built at his request ended and I stepped back into the world I was born to live in—taking bets and when necessary, collecting on them by force. 
I was raised in a man’s world, a world that embraced me, that I understood. Or so I thought.

One collection gone wrong was all it took to change the course of my life forever. 
A homeless, bitter ex-Marine squatting in the property I was taking back changed everything. 
Loyal Hart was hiding from the ghosts of war. He never wanted to be found, but I wasn’t raised to leave a man behind. Despite his nasty words and dirty looks, I knew a good man when I saw one. This angry man had the edge I needed to get results in my line of work, so I hired him. He proved to be more damaged than I ever thought possible, and too soon I realized that I couldn’t live without him. 

Loyal found it easier to battle his feelings for me than he did his own demons. Though he kept me safe, even putting his body at risk in the process, he fought even harder to keep me at arm’s length. When true danger came, I saw what he was really made of, and why he lied to keep himself a secret. 

A smart bookie always knows her odds.
So I took the risk and bet it all on the man who wouldn’t even bet on himself.


8 MILE and RION by K S ADKINS

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saving poughkeepsie

SAVING POUGHKEEPSIE – POUGHKEEPSIE BROTHERHOOD #3

SYNOPSIS

Beckett Taylor’s quest to be a better man has brought Eve Hartt back into his life, but sometimes it feels like they’re bound together with barbed wire. Though he longs to love her without causing pain, the wreckage of their past continues to crash down around them. 

Yet with the help of this brothers—and for his brothers—Beckett won’t stop trying. He’s determined to make them all a family, to make a life they want to live, and to make Poughkeepsie a place that’s safe to live it. 

He can feel their futures balanced precariously on his shoulders: Blake and Livia and their children, Cole and Kyle and the new baby they’ve just brought home, and Eve…always Eve. He wants their dreams to be real. But murderers don’t just get Happily Ever After handed to them. They have to wrench it away from Satan himself. 

Good thing Beckett is prepared to do just that. After all, saving Poughkeepsie is the only way his story ends.

Prepare your heart and your head for a wild ride in this final installment of the Poughkeepsie Brotherhood series. Debra Anastasia does not disappoint as she weaves the last chapter of a story that blends true love, turbulent emotions, and life’s harsh realities into an uplifting tale that calls to the good in each of us.

THE POUGHKEEPSIE SERIES by DEBRA ANASTASIA

Poughkeepsie Series

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POUGHKEEPSIE
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RETURN TO POUGHKEEPSIE
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SAVING POUGHKEEPSIE
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sugar rush

SUGAR RUSH – FRIEND ZONED BOOK THREE

SYNOPSIS

Max Leokov has watched the people around him find love.
At one point in life, he not only wanted that, but lived for it.
He loved once. He loved with all his heart.
His heart broken, he was left to care for his young daughter.
He deserves a second chance.
Helena Kovac has spent years studying.
She has worked her ass off to get her degree.
She doesn’t have time for love. Hell, she doesn’t have time to mess around, even.
Books and work are her life. Everything else comes second.
When Max and Helena join forces to help his daughter, Ceecee, they are shocked at the spark between them.
A cynic.
A workaholic.
When love hits, it hits hard.
And sometimes, love hurts.
 


THE FRIEND ZONED SERIES by BELLE AURORA

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FRIEND ZONED – BOOK ONE
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LOVE THEY NEIGHBOUR – BOOK TWO
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SUGAR RUSH – BOOK THREE
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FOREVER DARK – FOREVER LOVE BOOK ONE

SYNOPSIS

One tragic night.

One backseat promise shattered forever.

Madison Thomas is shouldering guilt she may never forgive herself for. Her darkness has consumed her for three years and slowly seeped into every part of her life.

She’s relying on substance.

She’s trying to be brave when all she’ll ever be is bent.

Cash Bryant, a college quarterback with a promising career, wants to show Madison there’s still hope. He’s her one sliver of light that never fades.

He wants to let go. He needs to let go… before she destroys him completely.

There’s something about the girl wearing hoodies to hide her dark eyes that reminds him of the girl he fell forever in love with.

In the shadows of their blue-lit mornings, she makes him weak, steals the beat in his chest, and he’s reminded of the girl he used to know. 


***Author’s Note:
 This book was previously available as Forever Love with Megan Smith. We have separated the books into two standalones,Forever Dark and Forever Light. You will see that both stories follow the exact same time frame and include the same group of friends but while you read something in Forever Dark you will see some extra interaction in Forever Light, Landon and Macy’s story. 

FOREVER DARK – FOREVER LOVE by CHELSEA LANDON

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forever light

FOREVER LIGHT – FOREVER LOVE BOOK TWO

SYNOPSIS

From the lights of the field, to the curve in the road, one shattered breath leaves friendships and relationships forever altered. 

Landon Hayes, an all-star wide receiver, is spiraling out of control after one fateful night that forever changed him. He has one light left in his life but he doesn’t believe he deserves it. 

Macy Thomas, a college sweetheart, is trying to hold on to the boy who store her heart. She’s stuck on the sidelines watching as he throws his life away. The guilt is forever pulling him into the darkness threatening to take her with it. 

When the heartbreaking reality sets in, can they find their light or is the past to dark to help them find their way? 


**Author’s note:
 Be sure to check out Forever Dark by Chelsea Landon for Cash and Madison’s story. You will see that both stories follow the exact same time frame and include the same group of friends but while you read something in Forever Light you will see some extra interaction in Forever Dark. We don’t want our readers to think they are getting the same story twice because they aren’t.


FOREVER LIGHT FOREVER BOOK TWO

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ROOMIES

SYNOPSIS

Graham Malone is my roommate, my personal eye candy, the reason I get up in the morning smiling (that could be from the illicit dreams I have about him too, I suppose. Let’s move on.). He’s also beautiful to look at, but his heart is where his true beauty lies. Take away the exterior and the interior still shines.

I love him. I mean, I’m pretty sure I do, having never been in love before. Anyway, it seems legit.

And now his brother Blake is here, and, well, he’s the complete opposite of Graham. Sarcastic, brooding, and totally available. But he’s leaving soon, and Graham’s the one I want. I shouldn’t have to remind myself of this, right? I wouldn’t have to if Blake would quit looking at me like I’m something yummy and he’s starving.

Here’s a toast to roomies; the ones you should never fall in love with. Or something. 

ROOMIES BY LINDY ZART 

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wolfsgate

WOLFSGATE 

SYNOPSIS

My resurrection, they call it.
They have no bloody idea.
Shipwrecked and lost, left for dead,
Abandoned by my own family.
Drugged and addicted.
My wife saved me, brought me home.
I didn’t even know I had a wife—can I trust her?
I know I want her.
Desperately.
We are two of a kind—the manipulated, the tossed off, the rejected.
Bitter disappointments, painful secrets, age-old jealousies are my new shipwreck,
and my wife my new opium.
Is satisfaction to be found in revenge or revenge in satisfaction?
One thing I do know, without each other we’re both doomed.
Wolfsgate
A sensual 18th century tale of deception, revenge, and the hunger for love and absolution.
 

WOLFSGATE by CAT PORTER

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Hitched (The Red Shoe Memoirs #1) by Karpov Kinrade
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Maybe Not – A Novella by Colleen Hoover (TB Rec Read)
25th November
Perfect Chaos (Unyielding #1) by Nashoda Rose (TB Rec Read) Now Releasing 23rd Nov
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POUGHKEEPSIE SERIES by DEBRA ANASTASIA SIGNED PAPERBACK GIVEAWAY

There was abook that completely and utterly stole our hearts a couple of years ago and it’s one we constantly think about. That book was Poughkeepsie by Debra Anastasia. It moved us and touched us deeply.

Now, to celebrate the final book in the POUGHKEEPSIE BROTHERHOOD SERIES, we’re absolutely thrilled to give you all a chance to win a complete set of

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If you haven’t checked out this series, then check them out below!

      

THE POUGHKEEPSIE SERIES

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POUGHKEEPSIE – POUGHKEEPSIE BROTHERHOOD ON
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SYNOPSIS
He counts her smiles every day and night at the train station. And morning and evening, the beautiful commuter acknowledges him—just like she does everyone else on the platform. But Blake Hartt is not like the others . . . he’s homeless. Memories of a broken childhood have robbed him of peace and twisted delusions into his soul. He stays secluded from the sun, sure the world would run from him in the harsh light of day. 

Each day, Livia McHugh smiles politely and acknowledges her fellow commuters as she waits for the train to the city. She dismisses this kindness as nothing special, just like her. She’s the same as a million other girls—certainly no one to be cherished. But special or not, she smiles every day, never imagining that someone would rely on the simple gesture as if it were air to breathe.

When the moment comes that Livia must do more than smile, without hesitation she steps into the fray to defend the homeless man. And she’s surprised to discover an inexplicable connection with her new friend. After danger subsides, their smiles become conversation. Their words usher in a friendship, which awakens something in each of them. But it’s not long before their bond must prove its strength. Entanglements from the past challenge both their love and their lives.

Blake’s heart beats for Livia’s, even if her hands have to keep its rhythm. Love is patient. Love is kind. Love never fails. Love never fails, right?

In an interwoven tale of unlikely loves and relationships forged by fire, Debra Anastasia takes readers into the darkest corners of human existence, only to show them the radiant power of pure adoration and true sacrifice. Complicated families and confused souls find their way to light in this novel, which manages to be racy, profane, funny, and reverent all at once.
POUGHKEEPSIE
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RETURN TO POUGHKEEPSIE – POUGHKEEPSIE BROTHERHOOD TWO

 

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SYNOPSIS

Beckett Taylor is a murderer. His calling, his craft are destruction and intimidation—whether he wants it that way now or not. He left Poughkeepsie to keep his brothers safe, to keep Eve safe. Set up with happy lives to live, they’re better off without him, right?

But all his willpower crumbles when he hears his brother Blake’s frantic voice on the phone. An unknown enemy has moved in on his old territory, and Livia’s been taken. In an instant, Beckett knows it will take an attack only he and Eve can execute to bring her back. All his self-imposed embargoes are torn to shreds, perhaps along with the new man he’s struggled to become.

“Brother, call Eve. I’ll be there soon.” 

In this emotional and action-packed sequel to Poughkeepsie, Debra Anastasia conjures a tale of love at its most raw and ragged. With Beckett and Eve, how could we expect anything less? But even when it’s messy, not magical, true love perseveres. Real love finds a way—for better or for worse until death does part.


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SAVING POUGHKEEPSIE – POUGHKEEPSIE BROTHERHOOD THREE

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SYNOPSIS

Beckett Taylor’s quest to be a better man has brought Eve Hartt back into his life, but sometimes it feels like they’re bound together with barbed wire. Though he longs to love her without causing pain, the wreckage of their past continues to crash down around them.

Yet with the help of this brothers—and for his brothers—Beckett won’t stop trying. He’s determined to make them all a family, to make a life they want to live, and to make Poughkeepsie a place that’s safe to live it.

He can feel their futures balanced precariously on his shoulders: Blake and Livia and their children, Cole and Kyle and the new baby they’ve just brought home, and Eve…always Eve. He wants their dreams to be real. But murderers don’t just get Happily Ever After handed to them. They have to wrench it away from Satan himself.

Good thing Beckett is prepared to do just that. After all, saving Poughkeepsie is the only way his story ends.

Prepare your heart and your head for a wild ride in this final installment of the Poughkeepsie Brotherhood series. Debra Anastasia does not disappoint as she weaves the last chapter of a story that blends true love, turbulent emotions, and life’s harsh realities into an uplifting tale that calls to the good in each of us. 


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About the Author

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There are a lot of eyes in Debra Anastasia’s house in Maryland. First, her own creepy peepers are there, staring at her computer screen. She’s made two more sets of eyes with her body, and the kids they belong to are amazing. The poor husband is still looking at her after 17 years of marriage. At least he likes to laugh. Then the freaking dogs are looking at her—six eyeballs altogether, though the old dog is blind. And the cat watches her too, mostly while knocking stuff off the counter and doing that internal kitty laugh when Deb can’t catch the items fast enough. 

In between taking care of everything those eyes involve, Debra creates pretend people in her head and paints them on the giant, beautiful canvas of your imagination. What an amazing job that is. The stories hit her hard while driving the minivan or shaving her legs, especially when there’s no paper and pen around. In all of the lies she writes hides her heart, so thank you for letting it play in your mind. 

Debra is eternally grateful to Omnific Publishing, which has now published five of her books: two in the Seraphim Series and three in the Poughkeepsie Brotherhood Series, as well as her novella, Late Night with Andres. That one is special because 100% of the proceeds go to breast cancer research. (So go get it right now, please!)

You can find her at DebraAnastasia.com and on Twitter @Debra_Anastasia. But be prepared…

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LOVE, IN SPANISH (A Love, In English Sequel #2) by KARINA HALLE

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SYNOPSIS

The companion to the highly emotional, scandalous and USA Today Bestselling love story – LOVE, IN ENGLISH – is finally here! Love, in Spanish is a Love, in English follow-up novel told from Mateo Casalles’ POV. While Love, in Spanish touches on some events that happened in LIE (you know the ones!) it is a whole new story set a year later that continues with Vera and Mateo’s “happily ever after.” Note: It should be read after Love, in English and it is mostly new material (aka not just rehash of LIE). 

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“She sat beside me on the bus – and she changed my whole life.” 

Successful, wealthy and absurdly handsome – Spanish ex-football player Mateo Casalles seemed like he had it all. A high-society wife, an adorable little girl, and flashy apartments in Madrid and Barcelona only sweetened the deal. But there was more to Mateo than met the eye – a life of uncertainty and regret that colored his black and white world. 

That was until Vera Miles came into his life like a shooting star. Tattooed, wild and young, Vera seemed like Mateo’s polar opposite at first. But you can’t choose who you fall in love with and the two lost souls did everything they could to be together, all while suffering the grave consequences. 

Now with Mateo divorced and living in Madrid with Vera, there is a whole new set of challenges and setbacks facing the couple and rocking the foundation of their star-crossed relationship. 

Unfortunately for them, the brighter the star, the faster they burn. 

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Love, in Spanish (1)

 Reviewed by Jenny & Gitte

J&G: ✯✯✯ 1/2 Stars

G&J: We were giddy with excitement to hear Mateo’s voice- his thoughts and feel his emotions first hand. Experience his strength of love for Vera; his inner turmoil and demons over what transpired and led to where we ended up in Love, in English. We have to applaud Karina Halle for not repeating a story through the male POV. What we cleverly got was an insight into Mateo from Love, in English whilst being in a whole new story, and for that – bravo Karina Halle. His voice was passionate, eloquent and at times it reduced us to tears.

‘You brought me colours and stars and cosmos and wonders. I wanted you so badly, craved you so much, that I knew I would suffer whatever bad things would come my way…’

Once again we enjoyed her beautiful writing style and the emotion laden words. We started off feeling completely immersed in this beautiful romance yet again. A romance we wholeheartedly believed in and celebrated for its purity and complimentary differences. A romance with trust, honesty, maturity and respect.

‘You don’t keep your eyes on the ground once you’ve seen the beauty of the stars.’

Sadly towards the middle point, we began to find the story somewhat repetitive and found the tension and drama hard to rationalise and understand.  It felt like much was created for the sake of it, not because it added anything to the story, thus it became superfluous and in our opinion hurt the characters.

‘Everything weighs so heavy right now, I can feel it pressing down on my shoulders. There is Vera, and then there is loneliness. Sometimes I have both but now it only feels like I have the latter.’

This resulted in us feeling like the enthralling and beautiful romance; the beautiful souls of Mateo and Vera from Love, in English were compromised and acted out of character.

“I’m just tired of the universe giving me something and taking something away.”

The poignant and heart-warming importance in book one was placed upon the irrelevance in their ages, appearance and the pressure of the societal perceptions placed upon them. None of these were an issue for them in regard to their mutual love and affection.  Now, this beautiful notion was made into something ugly between them and entered the beautiful sanctity of their own relationship. Hurtful, spiteful and questionable actions and words thrown out into the open which negated what was so incredibly beautiful and awe inspiring in book one. This coming particularly from Vera; a character we loved with all our hearts hence our sadness in feeling like this; us actually questioning her love and maturity.

“You’re breaking me. And I’m already broken.”

In some respects part of the story felt implausible when comparing the characters behaviour in book one and how they fought so hard to listen and act upon the emotions and their hearts.  We believed so wholeheartedly in the characters of Vera and Mateo; their spirit, love and fighting strength which led us to question this shift in character that showed cracks and spite which we just couldn’t believe; didn’t want to believe.

‘Maybe it’s okay if the world is boiled down to just Vera and I.  As long as we don’t let go of one another, as long as we can work together, as long as the rest of the world, one day, promises to catch up.

Love, in English is one of our favourite books this year so it really hurts to say that whilst we enjoyed this one; we just couldn’t love it as much and we have to wonder whether much of this story was necessary. All the passion was contained within a single letter. A letter that told a whole story by itself. A letter we will never forget which had our hearts bleeding and rejoicing in the power of romance. Karina Halle is without question an amazing story teller which is why we did end up enjoying Love, in Spanish.

**Reviewed from an ARC copy kindly provided by the author with thanks**

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LOVE, IN ENGLISH
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SLOW HAND (Hot Cowboy Nights #1) by VICTORIA VANE

In rural Montana, even the lawyers wear boots…

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SYNOPSIS

In rural Montana…
Wade Knowlton is a hardworking lawyer who’s torn between his small-town Montana law practice and a struggling family ranch. He’s on the brink of exhaustion from trying to save everybody and everything, when gorgeous Nicole Powell walks into his office. She’s a damsel in distress and the breath of fresh air he needs.

Even the lawyers wear boots…

Nicole Powell is a sassy Southern girl who has officially sworn off cowboys after a spate of bad seeds-until her father’s death sends her to Montana and into the arms of a man who seems too good to be true. Her instincts tell her to high tail it out of Montana, but she can’t resist a cowboy with a slow hand…

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Slow Hand (1)

Reviewed by Jenny and Gitte

“Darlin’, you ain’t seen a mountain until you’ve been to the Rockies.”

There are times you just want to pick up a book, get caught up in the sexiness and sweetness of it all and not have too much angst and drama. Well, that’s what we were in the mood for after a few ‘head messing’ books and what better way to find some sweet and sexy than with a cowboy! And Wade Knowlton fit the bill perfectly.

‘Wade Knowlton was everything she’d sworn off – all in one big hot cowboy package.’

Wade’s a smooth as silk, sexy as sin cowboy, with impeccable manners and a cowboy drawl that melted our knickers! We swear we were goners every time Wade so much as uttered the word darlin’….swoon city!

“Hate to burst your bubble, sweetheart, but a Stetson and a pair of Tony Lamas doesn’t make a man a cowboy.”

We’ve never read anything by this author before but after Slow Hand we intend to remedy that! We loved the setting, the characters were fun, their banter engaging. Wow! Those sexy innuendos had us fanning ourselves a time or two.

“Miz Powell, if I didn’t know better, I’d think you were undressing me with those pretty blue-green eyes of yours.”

Wade Knowlton is a lawyer and part owner of Flying K, though the ranch is a burden he’d rather not have. He’s not had a good run of relationships and has a pretty miserable past where women are concerned. We could understand him being a little gun shy of relationships.

When Nikki enters his life, the protective nature in Wade is brought to the forefront and feelings for Nikki go well beyond lust and mutual attraction. Wade wants more with Nikki but this lady has seen more than her fair share of players and bad boys, especially those of the love ‘em and leave ‘em cowboy variety and doesn’t believe Wade is any different.

“You sound like it would’ve been a bad thing but I promise you darlin’, you’d have awakened with a smile on your face. I know I would’ve.”

We felt the instant attraction, the lust and sexual chemistry between Wade and Nikki as it sizzled. This was one sexy couple. Wade completely and utterly stole our hearts. Really? What’s not to love about this guy? He wears his heart on his sleeve, never shies away from expressing his feelings, his wants and desires Nikki and he is a walking hunk of gorgeous male!

Wade couldn’t have made himself clearer, nor been more upfront and honest with Nikki from the start when he made it apparent how he felt towards her and what he wanted from their relationship.

You devastate me, Nikki. Do you know that?”

Now herein lies the problem. Nikki did grate on us somewhat. Her lack of trust in Wade was unwarranted. This guy never did anything, never acted in any way to make her so distrusting of him. Oh sure, she’d been burned in the past but it was very clear Wade was cut from a different cloth than her previous boyfriends. Just when she was starting to grate on every last nerve though, thankfully the author pulled it back and we settled in to enjoy the story.

We’re certainly looking forward to picking up further books in this series. As we said, sometimes you just want an easy, entertaining, fun, sexy and sweet read. If that’s what you’re after, you can’t go wrong with this one! A hot contemporary cowboy romance series set in Southwestern Montana, what more could you ask for? 

**Reviewed from an ARC copy provided by the Publisher via Netgalley with thanks**

 

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ROUGH RIDER – BOOK TWO
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SHARP SHOOTER –  BOOK THREE
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SILVER TONGUE – BOOK FOUR
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