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SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY INTERVIEW WITH JODIE ELLEN MALPAS – PLUS A VISIT FROM JESSE & AVA

Wow! We’ve missed these guys! It was so exciting to get the chance to catch up with Jodi Ellen Malpas again! And look who she brought with her!!! This was fun!

Check out our TB Chat with………

JODI, JESSE and AVA!!

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TB Chats to Jodi Ellen Malpas

TB:        Hi there Jodi, so, first off, what’s your all-time favourite romantic song?
JEM:    This should be an easy question, but it so isn’t! I don’t have one I could nail down as my all-time favourite. New tracks are being released every day and my favourite can sometimes change from week to week. I like gritty, deep, shiver-worthy tracks, and seem to zone in on those types of tracks in my books. Massive Attack’s Angel is a good example. So is Placebo’s Run.
TB:        You sound like us. We couldn’t choose just one either!

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TB:      Have you wanted to write or actually written something you loved but are hesitant to publish?
JEM:  I was lucky enough to have my first novel picked up by a publisher, so there are no previous works lurking on my laptop. I wrote a Jesse POV about year ago that hasn’t been published. I’m not hesitant to release it, I just haven’t got round to it yet. I think I’ll save it for a special occasion. It’s quite a hefty one, too. Most Jesse POVs I’ve written and shared have been around 1000 words, the most around 2K. This is a 7000 word piece, so I want the time to be right.
TB:        Oooh please, please release it!

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TB:      What would be the best Valentine’s Day present you could receive?
JEM:   You mean besides Jesse or Miller??!! You know, I’ve never received a card from a mystery man. Sounds stupid, but something as simple as that would be nice. Or maybe flowers. I’m quite a curious person so the intrigue would send me nuts, but I think every woman should receive a Valentine’s card from a secret admirer at some point in their life.

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TB:       What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?
JEM:     How deep my imagination is and that I’m not alone in my fantasies and dreams. I think about how suppressed my mind was for so long because I was too scared to put in down on paper, or I was worried what people might think. Now I feel so liberated for having shared my imagination, and even better that it captures the imagination of my readers.
TB:          Oh it definitely captured OUR imaginations!

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TB:      What’s your favourite TV show at the moment?
JEM:    Sons of Anarchy. Jax! Jesus, he has one fine arse. Obviously the show in itself is epic, but it doesn’t hurt to have something pleasant to look at while the story unfolds.
TB:        Oh. Dear. God. That. Arse! No words! We hope you’ve checked out all the Jax Arse Giffs…yum!

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TB:       Can you tell us something about your current work in progress?
JEM:    Haha! Well there is one. Will that do?! I always like to keep my cards close to my chest until I know the answers to all the question that will be asked once I share.
TB:         Dammit…we thought we could trick you there!

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Questions for Jesse & Ava

TB:     Hey there Jesse and Ava, welcome to our Valentine’s Day TB special. First off, we’ve had a lot of readers that would love to see your story on the big screen. If this ever happened, who would you want to play you both?
JESSE: Obviously, he’d need to be a god.
TB:           Obviously!
JESSE:   It goes without saying. It would be handy if he liked peanut butter, too.
AVA:       For me, someone with high tolerance levels.
JESSE:    Smart arse.

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TB:          Jesse, is there a song which Ava plays that drives you crazy at the moment?
JESSE:    I’m in charge of the music choices because I’m the one with the best taste in music. She knows that.

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TB:          Which current song is constantly on repeat in your house?
JESSE:    Chasing Cars when the kids are around. When they’re not, it’s always Angel. It does things to me. Not that I need much to get me going when Ava’s around. It’s a daily battle to rein myself in.
AVA:        And you mostly fail.
JESSE:   Are you sorry?
AVA:       Never.

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TB:        What was the most exciting aspect about each other that you fell in love with?
JESSE:   Stubbornness, defiance. Her unrelenting need to drive me crazy. And, of course, her gorgeous eyes, her hair, her arse, her lips, her boobs…
AVA:       He’s quite handsome, I suppose.
JESSE:   Really, Ava?
TB:             Humour him, Ava!
AVA:     Okay, a god.
JESSE:   More like it.

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TB:          This is for both of you. Can you tell us something about yourselves we don’t already know? Also, what do you think each other’s most annoying habits are?
JESSE:    Yes, I can. I dabble in personal training here and there these days. Ava has forbidden me to incorporate the rowing machine in on my sessions. So I save it just for her. She has a vicious jealous streak.
TB:               Oh good lord….THE rowing machine! *fans selves*
AVA:         You’re an arrogant arse.
JESSE:    I’m a god. You said so yourself. Especially on a rowing machine. What’s my most annoying habit, baby?
AVA:        We might be a while.
JESSE:    Don’t be cheeky.
AVA:         He tramples.
TB:             Still?
AVA:       Still. It’s like he’s wired that way. I accept it now.
JESSE:     So you should.

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TB:What are you guys planning to do on Valentine’s Day?
JESSE:    We’re going to work through every fuck, starting with the retribution.
AVA:         What have I done to deserve that?
JESSE:     Nothing much. Just feel like getting the handcuffs out. I might incorporate the quiet fuck and gag you while I’m at it.
TB:              Good lord…our hearts can’t take much more!
AVA:       You’re unreasonable.
JESSE:      You’re in for a treat.

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TB:          Tell us what your most perfect start to the day involves?
AVA:         Sleepy sex.
JESSE:    Peanut butter
AVA:         What?!
JESSE:     After sleep sex.
TB:           Nope, we’re not envious of you, Ava…nope, nope! Happy Valentine’s Day guys! x

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BOOKS BY JODI

THIS MAN TRILOGY 

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THE MAN – BOOK ONE
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BENEATH THIS MAN – BOOK TWO
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THIS MAN CONFESSED – BOOK THREE
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THE ONE NIGHT TRILOGY 

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 ONE NIGHT : PROMISED BOOK ONE
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 ONE NIGHT : DENIED BOOK TWO
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♥ ONE NIGHT : UNVEILED BOOK THREE
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About the Author

jodi Jodi Ellen Malpas was born and raised in the Midlands town of Northampton, UK, where she lives with her family.  Working for the family construction business fulltime and with the prospect of taking it over once her father retired, she tried to ignore the lingering idea of writing a novel until it became impossible. She finally found the time and courage to release her creative streak and in October 2012 self-published This Man as an e-book.  She took a chance on a story with some intense characters, notably Mr. Jesse Ward, the Lord of the Manor, and sparked incredible reactions from women all over the world.  Two months later,  Jodi made the decision to give up her day job to concentrate on her new and very unexpected career in writing.

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OUR JANUARY ‘READ & REVIEWED’ RECAP.

Just check out this month!!!!!

What a fabulous month it was.

We wrapped up a trilogy, discovered some new authors and their amazing stories, w e revisited some much loved characters, had a stack of variety and all in all we had a brilliant reading month!

Check out what we reviewed in January 2015!

We hope you find something that takes your fancy. They certainly took ours!

HAPPY READING, love J&G! xx

 THE GAME PLAN  by RL MATHEWSON

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“A Bradford male might realize early on that he’d found the woman of his dreams, but until he was at the point that he was willing to risk a kidnapping charge, he wasn’t ready for marriage.”

Who doesn’t love The Bradford’s? R.L. Mathewson never fails to make me laugh and swoon in equal measure. Sure the formula is pretty much the same as the Neighbors from Hell series continues; but in amongst the dark and angsty reads these books always provide that comical, sweet and sexy relief which is a breath of fresh air…………

See more of our 4 Star Review here

THE NEIGHBORS FROM HELL SERIES

Neighbour from Hell

PLAYING FOR KEEPS BOOK ONE
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PERFECTION BOOK TWO
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 CHECKMATE BOOK THREE
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 TRUCE – THE HISTORIC NEIGHBOR FROM HELL BOOK FOUR
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 THE GAME PLAN BOOK FIVE
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WILD AND FREE by KRISTEN ASHLEY

Wild and Free

 ‘This was it.
This was us.
This was what we’d be.
Wild and free.’

Well wasn’t this just pure classic KA brilliance! What. An. End. This series has cemented a place as one of our favourite paranormal series EVER written by the Queen herself; the awesome Kristen Ashley. We will never forget these characters and everyone who played a part in the saga of The Three. We fell in love with them all, new and old, in the prophecy that saw vampires, wolves, witches and all things supernatural battle for harmony and peace to prevail. We loved the way Wild and Free unfolded with POV’s from all the main players, their stories and love affairs were spectacularly addictive and satisfying. It consumed us of an epic proportion as we raced through hoping the good guys and girls won the fight of the prophecy……..

See more of our 5 Star Review here

Purchase THE THREE SERIES here

The Three

 UNTIL THE SUN FALLS FROM THE SKY – BOOK ONE
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WITH EVERYTHING I AM – BOOK TWO
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 WILD AND FREE – BOOK THREE
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BRIT BOYS ANTHOLOGY -  VARIOUS AUTHORS

BRIT BOYS

Well wasn’t this a real treat! Eight Authors all new to us and didn’t they make quite the impression. We enjoyed every single story in this Anthology; some more than others, and honestly can’t say that we’ve ever had such a diverse range of heroes; professions and storylines. It was brilliantly British and fabulously addictive not to mention HOT! The stories packed a real punch and we came to care for all the characters in a very short time. This Anthology rocked and we can highly recommend it to lovers of MM and readers wanting to give it a go!………….

See more of our 41/2 Star Review here

Purchase your copy of BRIT BOYS:ON BOYS here
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 YOU REALLY GOT ME by ERIKA KELLY

You Really Got Me

She’s not a girlfriend. She’s my fucking heart.”

HOLY SEXUAL TENSION!! We have a new book boyfriend and we’re already predicting it’s going to take a lot to beat him this year! Yep, we fell HARD for Slater Vaughn and You Really Got Me. Did we mention our new book boyfriend is a soulful and sensual rock star? Yup…he is!

We loved everything about this story; from the love of music that shone through every page to the passion and emotion it elicited. Music themed romances are our weakness and Erika Kelly left us breathless with the way in which she captured Slaters stage presence so perfectly. She made us feel every moment of Slater’s caresses right along with Emmie as though we were in her shoes. Our hearts were fully captured never to be let go……….

See more of our 5 Star Review here

Purchase The ROCK STAR ROMANCE SERIES here

Erika Kelly

 YOU REALLY GOT ME - BOOK ONE
Can be read as a standalone
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 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME – BOOK TWO
Releasing 7th July – Pre Order Links
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 ON SOLID GROUND by MELISSA COLLINS

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‘That’s the state we’re both in, after all. Need. I need him to calm me; he needs me to steady him. I need him to rouse me back to life; he needs me to remind him that his is a good life, not one of meaningless nothingness.’

This is our first experience with Melissa Collins’ work and after being completely mesmerized by the beauty of her words and storytelling you can bet we’ll be 1Clicking more from this author because she completely held our hearts with On Solid Ground.

In fact, if we had a checklist of everything we love in a story, this book would tick them all. Emotion, passion, sweetness, tenderness, love, engaging characters and a superbly told story, it was all there and then some……………..

Read more of our 5 Star Review here

Purchase ON SOLID GROUND here
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On Solid Ground

THOUGHTFUL by S C STEPHENS

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‘I was not about to give her the satisfaction of seeing my pain. My emotional pain anyway. That was mine, she didn’t have a right to it.’

Kellan’s POV positively enhanced what was already one of our all-time favourite books. It felt fresh, new and gave us insights that had us aching, smiling and falling love with Kellan and this book all over again!

Told from Kellan’s perspective his words were heartbreaking, passionate and highly emotional. Kellan wears his heart on his sleeve and we felt, lived and breathed everything Kellan went through. The depth of his anger, frustration, confusion and love, his unexpected feelings for Kiera, WE!  FELT! EVERYTHING! deep in our hearts.

Read more of our 5Star Review here

THE THOUGHTFUL SERIES by S C STEPHENS

Thoughtless Series

♥  THOUGHTLESS BOOK ONE
(Our Review)
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 THOUGHTFUL – BOOK #1.5
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 EFFORTLESS BOOK TWO
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 RECKLESS BOOK THREE
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 THE VIGILANTE’S LOVER by ANNIE WINTERS, TONY WEST

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‘At least with adversaries, you know where you stand. Unlike lovers. A lover is what got me here.’

Whoa this was an intriguing, addictive and confusing ride and a half. We swallowed this book whole as we tried to figure out what the hell was going on but what we do know is that we loved it. And after that deliciously evil cliff hanger we are desperate for the next book in this series. At least we haven’t got long to wait.

Annie Winters and Tony West are new Authors for us but we fell in love with the writing style and the suspenseful thrilling storyline, along with fabulous characters and a uniqueness to it we haven’t read in a while. The action and drama was intense and fast paced and the simmering sexual attraction lush and enticing. Though we will say certain things confused us which we hope become clearer in the second book………………..

Read more of our 4 Star Review here

THE VIGILANTE’S SERIES 

Vigilante
THE VIGILANTE’S LOVER VOLUME ONE
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THE VIGILANTE’S LOVER VOLUME TWO
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 THE UNTOUCHABLES by J J McAVOY

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‘She was more than the gun in her hands, and the blood under her heels, and I wanted to know more’

Melody and Liam are baaaack and they’re back with a vengeance!!! You know when you love the first book in a series? When it knocks you on your arse with how much you enjoyed it? Then you wait patiently for the next book excited but worrying if it will live up to your expectations? Well, we were like that with The Untouchables. We wondered if the momentum, excitement, high energy, passion, mayhem and sheer craziness could be matched in this next instalment and we’re giddy with excitement because it ABSOLUTELY DID!! And then some!!!! We bloody LOVED The Untouchables and this series is heading towards being one of our all-time favourites! We can’t even describe how much we love EVERYTHING about this series!!

JJ McAvoy delivered! Boy did she deliver! We sometimes find the second book in a trilogy becomes a somewhat filler story but not in this case. Wow! We were exhausted by the end and left gagging for American Savages!! Our hearts and stomachs were left hanging and we’re ticking off the days for the final instalment. We NEED it now………..

See more of our 5 Star Review here

Purchase THE RUTHLESS PEOPLE SERIES here

JJ McAvoy

♥  RUTHLESS PEOPLE BOOK ONE
(Our 5 Star Review)
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♥  THE UNTOUCHABLES BOOK TWO
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 AMERICAN SAVAGES BOOK THREE
Release Date: 19th March 2015 – Pre Order Links
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 WITHERING HOPE by LAYLA HAGEN

Withering Hope

‘Tristan slipped into my soul the way mist travels in the forest after the rain: unseen, unstoppable, and ubiquitous.’

Well wasn’t this story a surprise and a half! We were really looking forward to getting stuck in after being intrigued by the synopsis. Aimee is on her way in a private jet to marry her best friend Chris on a holiday ranch in Brazil. Sadly, disaster strikes when the jet crashes into the depths of the rainforest taking Tristan – the pilot and Aimee with it.

We cannot express how utterly amazed we were with how a story that wasn’t wow-ing us became everything we love. It grabbed us and demanded for us not to give up; experience and understand just how much love, pain and devotion it had to offer. And it did and we felt it! So, we say to you, if you feel like us and struggle please…please keep going because we promise you, you will fall just like we did. Aimee and Tristan’s love will burrow deep into your heart……….

See more of our 4.5 Star Review here

Purchase your copy of WITHERING HOPE here
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Withering Hope

 THE PRINCE by SYLVAIN REYNARD

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“We try to touch the stars, but we always fall back to earth.”

So we had two different perspectives going into The Prince. One of us has read the Gabriel’s Inferno trilogy; the other hasn’t. Therefore, this was a great test as to whether The Prince could be read with new eyes all things considered seeing as Gabriel and Julianne feature. The result; yes it can as both of us were equally intrigued and a tad confused at the same points. For the readers who fell in love with this couple, this new journey is even more special. Both of us were mesmerized!

The Prince is our introduction to The Florentine series in the form of a prequel set in the stunning Florence, Italy. One of the most beautiful and historically poignant places, truly magical in her artistry, musical and poetic romance. The setting, coupled with the absolute emotional beauty of Sylvain Reynard’s writing sealed it. Flawless and stunning – poetic and magnificently interwoven………………

See more of our 4 Star Review here

Purchase THE FLORENTINE SERIES here

Florentine Series

♥  THE PRINCE – NOVELLA #0.5
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♥  THE RAVEN – BOOK ONE
Pre Order – Releasing 3rd February 

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 CRAVING RESURRECTION by NICOLE JACQUELYN

Craving Resurrection

‘She was everything – messy and emotional and pragmatic and snarky and possessive and beautiful – and I couldn’t go another day without making her mine.’

What can we say about Craving Resurrection; honestly we’re quite lost for words and if you read our reviews regularly you‘ll know that this doesn’t happen often. We do tend to go on a bit. We just weren’t prepared for everything that was Craving Resurrection.

What we do have to say, of which we are sure, is expect the unexpected. This instalment is unlike any of its predecessors insofar as themes, storyline and main characters are concerned. It’s incredibly unique, diverse, highly emotional and incredibly bloody sad. We agonised, cried and our hearts swelled with love and if nothing else we wholeheartedly applaud Nicole Jacquelyn as we think this story took guts and tears to write. We can imagine her sitting at her desk drawing deep from within herself crying tears as she wrote. Yes, that is how much sadness we truly felt over this story. Poet and Amy’s story will pull at your heartstrings; it will make you angry, frustrated, and heartbroken and it will make you believe in soul mates and true love despite everything working against that very fact………………..

See more of our 5 Star Review here

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Nicole Jacquelyn

 CRAVING CONSTELLATIONS – BOOK ONE
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 CRAVING REDEMPTION – BOOK TWO
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♥ CRAVING ABSOLUTION – BOOK THREE
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 CRAVING RESURRECTION – BOOK FOUR
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KYLAND by MIA SHERIDAN

Kyland

“The hope that life won’t always hurt so badly. The belief that I’ll get out of here sometimes – that I won’t be cold or hungry forever. It keeps me going. It’s my fire. It helps me do the things I need to do to survive, and it helps me hate myself less for doing them.”

When you pick up a new book by Mia Sheridan you pretty much know what you’re going to get; a beautiful written story, a broken and vulnerable male hero with a heart of gold and a sweet and strong heroine as well as a swoon worthy romance set in adversity. Oh and you bet there’ll be tears. Once again Mia gave us just that; yes the formula is reminiscent of previous stories by this Author and there’s a sense of predictability, but….you can’t help but fall in love and have your hearts broken then carefully put back together again.

There’s no question; the brilliance with which Mia Sheridan writes she manages to insert the reader into her world. We see the mountains; we feel the despair and suffering of this small mining town. We smell the lavender whilst tasting the desperation and hopelessness. In some ways the setting and backdrop of her stories almost become the third character……….

See more of our 4.5 Star Review here

Purchase your copy of KYLAND here
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Kyland by Mia Sheridan

THREE, TWO, ONE (321: A DARK SUSPENSE) by J A HUSS

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 ‘They are like night and day. Dark and light. Ark. Serious. Brooding, Intense. JD. Charming. Happy. Easy-going.’

This story hits you hard almost immediately, then brings you into a very dark place from which you’re desperate to see the light, maybe even see a butterfly or two, a rainbow even.  But no, and whilst reading you can’t help but think to yourself just where the hell is this all heading? What secret or clue are we missing? The writing is incredibly evocative yet hard hitting in its almost honest no-nonsense approach. The writing takes you to a place that’s so beautifully twisted, so intense – so imperfectly perfect as the case would be.

This story is another example of why we love JA Huss so much – of why she’s an automatic 1click. She keeps you guessing; she weaves an intricate plot then pulls the rug from beneath your feet. Three, Two, One is not pretty nor is it your typical romance which perhaps is one of the many reasons we loved it so. It was traumatic and hard to read at times; we struggled with our emotions and feelings towards Ark, Blue and JD for a variety of reasons……

See more of our 5 Star Review here

Purchase your copy of THREE, TWO, ONE here
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SEDUCING DESTINGY (THE FAE CHRONICLES #4) by AMELIA HUTCHINS

Seducing Destiny

“I love you, I’ve loved you since the moment you walked into my world, and always will.”
This is your love it has to be. I can’t breathe. I can’t fucking breathe without you, Synthia Raine.”

Honestly, the Fae Chronicles series has become like book crack to us! We can’t stop at one and we’ve been desperately awaiting the release of Seducing Destiny to feed our fucking Fairy cravings! Although this wasn’t our favourite book of the series, it certainly fed our addiction and left us intrigued about what’s coming next.

Amelia Hutchins has such a talent for transporting us into her make believe world (or is it?) where she ensures we become part of her fantasy. She has created this world so vividly and so masterfully that we found ourselves beginning to question if this Fae World of hers really does exist because it certainly felt so in our imaginations.  Okay, really that’s just wishful thinking on our part as man we’d love to bump into that Filthy Faery, Ryder!

We love  the  escapism these stories provide and we’ll keep coming back time and time again for more because our Fucking Faery Fix addiction sees no chance of halting just yet!………

See more of our Review here

Purchase THE FAE CHRONICLES SERIES here

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FIGHTING DESTINY – BOOK ONE
(Our Review)
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 TAUNTING DESTINY – BOOK TWO
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 ESCAPING DESTINY
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 SEDUCING DESTINY – BOOK FOUR
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ONE NIGHT DENIED (ONE NIGHT TRILOGY #3) by JODI ELLEN MALPAS

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“You are my soul, Olivia Taylor. You are my light. You are my reason to breathe. Don’t ever doubt that. Be mine for eternity, I beg you. Because I promise I am yours.”

First of all let’s start at the end, because we can. It has to be said; Jodi Ellen Malpas sure knows how to write a kick-arse epilogue. We had the tingles and our hearts went into overdrive as they both melted and swooned through happy tears as well as laughter. Again, what a stunning end to a trilogy. A beautiful present wrapped up in sparkly paper with a huge scrumptious bow. Perfection. Jodi Ellen Malpas is a class Author and a fantastic writer of stories that burrow deep, entertain and have you reaching for an icepack to cool those hot flushes right down.

Right, now that’s said we have to say that we’ll NEVER forget the beautiful Mr Hart. He stole our hearts in Denied and he never gave them back and we’re perfectly okay with this. He’ll keep a tight hold of them forever. We loved everything about him; his idiosyncrasies; the way he loves with everything he is and his passion and devotion. His thing. Miller Hart was perfect imperfection and we’ll miss him. Terribly……

See more of our Review here

Purchase THE ONE NIGHT TRILOGY by JODI ELLEN MALPAS here

one night series books

♥ ONE NIGHT : PROMISED BOOK ONE
(TB Review)
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♥ ONE NIGHT : DENIED BOOK TWO
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♥ ONE NIGHT : UNVEILED BOOK THREE
Releasing USA : 10th February
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We can’t wait to see what February has in store for us!

 

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ONE NIGHT UNVEILED (One Night Trilogy #3) by JODI ELLEN MALPAS

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SYNOPSIS

A life without secrets and a passion without end . . .The story of Livy and M’s passionate love affair comes to a stunning conclusion in the final book in the One Night trilogy!

Livy has never known pure desire like this. The gorgeous Miller Hart captivates her, seduces her, and worships her in deliciously sinful ways. He knows her innermost thoughts, drawing her ever deeper into his dangerous world.

Miller will do anything to keep Livy safe, even if it means risking his own life. But his dark history isn’t the only thing that threatens their future together. As the truth of Livy’s family legacy unravels, an unsettling parallel between past and present comes to light. Her world spinning out of control, Livy finds herself caught between the rapture of an all-consuming love-and a deadly obsession that could destroy them both . . .

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Unveiled

Jointly Reviewed by Gitte & Jenny

4 Stars

“Day or night, I see only you.”

First of all let’s start at the end, because we can. It has to be said; Jodi Ellen Malpas sure knows how to write a kick-arse epilogue. We had the tingles and our hearts went into overdrive as they both melted and swooned through happy tears as well as laughter. Again, what a stunning end to a trilogy. A beautiful present wrapped up in sparkly paper with a huge scrumptious bow. Perfection. Jodi Ellen Malpas is a class Author and a fantastic writer of stories that burrow deep, entertain and have you reaching for an icepack to cool those hot flushes right down.

“I’ll love you until there’s no breath left in my lungs, Olivia Taylor. For eternity.”

Right, now that’s said we have to say that we’ll NEVER forget the beautiful Mr Hart. He stole our hearts in Denied and he never gave them back and we’re perfectly okay with this. He’ll keep a tight hold of them forever. We loved everything about him; his idiosyncrasies; the way he loves with everything he is and his passion and devotion. His thing. Miller Hart was perfect imperfection and we’ll miss him. Terribly.

“I love your bones, Miller Hart.”

He was the ultimate highlight of this series. Our hearts broke for him; they rejoiced with him, they swooned for him and they ended up belonging to him.

“You are my soul, Olivia Taylor. You are my light. You are my reason to breathe. Don’t ever doubt that. Be mine for eternity, I beg you. Because I promise I am yours.”

Now, the sweet, slightly naïve and hot-headed Olivia Taylor. She really came into her own in this final instalment; we saw her strength yet again and she had us wanting to both hug her and applaud her sassiness. In some respects, for want of a better expression, she grew some balls and went all out to protect what’s hers – Miller Hart.

“I need you with me, Livy. I feel like I’m constantly balancing on the edge of a black hole that’ll swallow me up and take me back to complete darkness with one slight wrong move.”

Unveiled is a book of revelations as every lie and secret comes to the surface. There’s some shockers in store as we finally learn the truth about Miller and the back story to his sweet girl Livy. Our hearts may have broken a little bit whilst wanting to jump into the story and kick some arse.

“I’ll be here for you, Always.”

‘I fucking love her! I love her. I love everything she stands for and I love how much she loves me. If any fucker tries to take her away from me, then I’ll fucking kill them. Slowly.’

Whilst we did love the romantic and passionate Miller time and sweet and funny moments with Nan who’s without doubt our fave Nan out there; we did find the build up to the final crescendo a bit slow. We think the main issue we’ve had with Denied and Unveiled is the repetition and tendency for verbosity. For us, sadly, once we got to the exciting and dramatic crux of the reveal it was over very quickly. However, we have to say that the epilogue more than made up for that and we finished reading with a satisfied smile on our faces.

‘An eternity of this still couldn’t ever be enough.’

**Reviewed from an ARC Copy provided by Grand Central Publishing, with thanks**

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THE ONE NIGHT TRILOGY by JODI ELLEN MALPAS

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♥ ONE NIGHT : PROMISED BOOK ONE
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♥ ONE NIGHT : DENIED BOOK TWO
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♥ ONE NIGHT : UNVEILED BOOK THREE
Releasing USA : 10th February
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TB’S NOVEMBER READS

November was once again a varied and fantastic reading month.

We caught up with some old favourites, met some new and talented authors and even tossed in a “blind date with a book” for us both to mix it up a little.

Check out our NOVEMBER READS!

We’re sure you’ll find your next favourite in amongst this lot!

HAPPY READING from TB

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There’s something for every taste in this months reads!

 

PERFECT CHAOS (Unyielding #1) by NASHODA ROSE

“I can breathe easily with you…When we were apart…You ever feel like your body is silently screaming?”
We’re still trying to piece together our hearts after the heart-breaking roller coaster ride that is Overwhelmed By You. Honestly, our hearts feel like they’ve run a marathon then gone through a spin cycle followed by a pummelling through the words penned by the brilliant Nashoda Rose.
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DANGEROUS GIRLS by ABIGAIL HAAS
‘Wouldn’t we all look guilty, if someone searched hard enough.’
Brilliant. Thrilling. Mind Blowing. Addictive. Abigail Haas we want to give you a standing ovation as Dangerous Girls quickly turned into one of our favourite reads of 2014. No question about it; this story is fascinating as it explores the psychology of minds and behaviour. The writing is flawless and creates such an intense atmosphere and engages all your emotions. This Author placed little teasers and clues along the way making us think and speculate as the story progressed and whilst we suspected everyone at one stage or another we did ultimately guess the who and the why early on but werenot prepared for just how bloody fantastic and chilling the revelation was going to be. 
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THE KING (ORIGINAL SINNERS #6) by TIFFANY REISZ
“I have something to tell you. A story. And I can’t tell you why I’m telling you the story until after the story.”
Upon finishing The King, I once again felt like I’d run a marathon; my heart and mind completely exhausted. Without doubt there’s nothing quite like this feeling in the world. Reading something so brilliant; so incredibly heartfelt and emotional it’s as if Tiffany Reisz literally touched me with her very words. Some softly; some with such an intense force that my heart’s been marked forever. Yet again.
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NINE MINUTES by BETH FLYNN
‘I kept forgetting that he didn’t get to be the leader of this gang by being soft. He was hard. He was cold-blooded. He was ruthless in his pursuit of what he wanted.’
One of our BEST reads this year!!!  Imagine how gutted we were to find we’ve had this hidden gem sitting on our Kindles for a while!  Thank you Beth Flynn!  It’s been quite some time since we’ve felt compelled to pull an all-nighter on a work night but Nine Minutes wasn’t a book we could easily put down. Not even for a minute. It CONSUMEDus. From the very first page and we mean from THE very first page this was a book thatdemanded our attention and who were we to deny it! Our mojo is back! This was one hell of a debut from this author.
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ROUGH CANVAS by JOEY HILL
“Accepting what people are, what they can’t change and loving them with every part of yourself anyway. That’s what love is about.”
This story had so much emotion I think my heart hurt the whole way through. I didn’t just highlight a few sentences here and there; I actually highlighted whole pages and had to ring Jenny and read them out to her as the beauty of this Author’s writing stole my heart. Without question this is one of the most passionate, vivid and heartfelt stories I’ve read this year. Joey Hill put her heart into every word chosen; every sentence written. I felt incredibly involved and lived this story alongside Thomas and Marcus; our heroes. And that is quite simply what they were; heroes albeit emotionally damaged in many respects. So different, yet made for each other in every way. One complimented the other and brought their own uniqueness to heal and love the other.

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PRISONER (Criminals & Captives #1) by ANNIKA MARTIN and SKYE WARREN

‘He takes my air and breathes it back into me. He takes control of me, and I can finally give in.’

This story….THIS STORY!!! Read it and become oblivious to everything around you as you live and breathe the gripping journey of Grayson and Abby which begins in the least romantic of places; prison. Prisoner tested us at times yet captivated us in equal measure. When you’ve not had anything remotely good happen to you or possessed something ‘yours alone’ in life; when that something special comes along would you not fight tooth and nail to keep it even if you don’t fully understand it nor why? Would this not become an obsession to keep and protect? Whilst the methods are questionable the true purpose and meaning behind the actions were understandable. Our hearts ached; our pulse soared and our soppy love-struck souls rejoiced at the good old saying love will conquer all no matter where it begins and how ugly it gets or starts out.

Jenny and Gitte’s Full Review
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OVERWHELMED BY YOU (Tear Assunder #2) by NASHODA ROSE
“I can breathe easily with you…When we were apart…You ever feel like your body is silently screaming?”

We’re still trying to piece together our hearts after the heart-breaking roller coaster ride that is Overwhelmed By You. Honestly, our hearts feel like they’ve run a marathon then gone through a spin cycle followed by a pummelling through the words penned by the brilliant Nashoda Rose.

It was almost too much….but not quite. Kat and Ream were bloody brilliant characters which we knew already they were going to be. Both have experienced and are experiencing such heart ache and trauma that left us thinking enough is enough please,just give them the happiness and peace they so truly deserve. Let them learn to love and be loved in return.  Both made us cry in equal measure but Ream; gorgeous – sexy bad arse – loving – fucked up Ream. Our hearts…..seriously his pain was overwhelming. Andhis heart; his heart is so big! This man both broke and stole ours. What a hero; Nashoda sure knows how to write them!

Jenny and Gitte’s Full Review
HE TEAR ASSUNDER SERIES BUNDLE
(Includes: With You, Torn From You and Overwhelmed By You)
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NOCTE (The Nocte Trilogy #1) by COURTNEY COLE
‘We all have little tricks we play on our minds to make life bearable.’
W.O.W!! First off!!   DO NOT READ ANY SPOILERS! This is CRUCIAL! Even the tiniest of spoilers could ruin the flow and outcome of this story so go in blind. For that reason our review will not cover any of the story, plots or even characters. Believe us when we say the less you know about this book the better. Take the plunge and discover all the twists, turns and WTF moments for yourself. Trust us, your reading experience will be all the better for it!

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WHATEVER LIFE THROWS AT YOU by JULIE CROSS

“You are intimidatingly handsome. I’m just now getting used to looking at you.”
“And you are intimidatingly pretty.”

This standalone coming of age story was so sweet, so cute yet moving and just what I needed at the time. It wasn’t overly angsty, the characters won me over and I was left with a huge smile on my face, feeling all warm and mooshy inside as I became swept up in those heady feelings of first love

Even though I’m not that well versed in the sport of Baseball it didn’t matter because I loved this sports themed romance that stole my heart.  This book made me want to grab a hot dog and check out a game! The banter between Annie and Brody was so much fun, the Facebook status updates had me giggling and the inner voice of Annie was a gem. Yep, I was on a book high through their whole story.

Jenny’s  Full Review
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TINY ACTS OF LOVE by LUCY LAWRIE
“Real love, the kind that lasts a lifetime…it comes from ordinary things, tiny acts of love, moments that pass by and you barely register them. It builds up in layers over days and weeks and years.”

Tiny Acts of Love was a beautifully written story of discovery. The issues facing Cassie and Jonathan, though of course intensified because it’s fiction, are the struggles many couples face when their lives have been altered so drastically when that beautiful little baby enters our lives. This littler person who relies on us for everything, elicits such strong emotions and feelings, we can sometimes feel a little overwhelmed and inadequate.

This book showed the beauty and the sadness of a marriage and the highs and lows of new parents as they negotiate their way around parenthood.  As the love, protection and the pure intensity of their feelings towards their baby becomes the focus of their lives and has Cassie questioning everything she ever believed in.

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EIGHT DAYS A WEEK by AMBER L JOHNSON
‘What was it about this woman that made me want to take her upstairs and run a bath for her? Brush her hair and hum her to sleep?’

If you’re looking for a heart-warmingly funny book that will give you the warm and fuzzies, then look no further than Eight Days A Week.

Our hearts swelled! We loved this story and found ourselves constantly texting each other funny lines throughout and discussing the story through ahhh’s and giggles after finishing.

Despite a couple of reservations, what really stood out for us at the end was the absolute warmth of the story and how genuine the characters felt. Gwen, Dee and the children; Bree and Brady were absolutely mesmerising and as well as funny moments, there were moments that made us swoon and moments that made us clutch our hearts. Seriously, could Dee and those children –their relationship – get any sweeter and more lovable?

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MAYBE NOT – A NOVELLA – by COLLEEN HOOVER

“The only difference between falling in love and being in love is that your heart already knows how you feel, but your mind is too stubborn to admit it.”

If there’s anything we’ve learnt from a Colleen Hoover book is that there is no such thing as a secondary character. Although they may play a supporting role to the main characters, they never fail to make an impression on us and enter our hearts. So, it’s only fitting that at some point they should tell us their own story and we’re absolutely thrilled Warren was able to tell his and Bridgette’s story in Maybe Not.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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COMING HOME (Jackson Falls #1) by LAURIE BRETON

“I’d give it all up for you……I’d put on a tie and sit at a desk all day if it was what you wanted.”-Danny
“I’d never ask you to do that. It would crush your spirit.” – Casey
“I love you that much.” – Danny

We found this to be a beautifully told story and regardless of the fact that we weren’t completely content with the way some aspects played out, Coming Home did leave us breathless. If you love your angst, if you love your heartache and you want to experience some truly beautiful writing, then we recommend picking up Coming Home.

Jenny and Gitte’s Full  Review
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FELIX (5th Street #5) by ELIZABETH REYES

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

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.

Gitte’s  Full Review
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SLOW HAND (Hot Cowboy Nights #1) by VICTORIA VANE

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

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’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.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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ONE NIGHT DENIED (One Night Trilogy #2) by JODI ELLEN MALPAS

“We’re more broken if we don’t don’t have each other. Let me put us back together again.  I need you, Olivia. Desperately. You’re making my world light. “

So, it was the much anticipated ‘Miller Time’ again and to say we were excited is an understatement! We fell head over heels for Miller in Promised so were giddy to satisfy our curiosity and crush on this possessive beautiful and vulnerable man. Well he did not disappoint; he was as intriguing and addictive as in book one, which we loved. We switched between swooning over him and wanting to give him his ‘thing’. Miller still has so many secrets; a few were exposed and we have to admit to having tears at times as we found out about his childhood and the why’s of some of his fears and quirks.

“I love your bones Miller Hart.”

Olivia went through a change in Denied; from sweet and vulnerable to feisty and aggressive. At times she came over a tad too dramatic and we questioned her friendship with Gregory which in book one was one of the highlights for us. Gregory was her clutch, he calmed her, was her safe place bringing humour and a much needed counterbalance to the intensity and ferocity of Miller and Livy’s relationship.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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LOVE, IN SPANISH (Love, In English #2) by KARINA HALLE

‘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…’

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.

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.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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LAST LIGHT (Night Owl #2) by M PIERCE

“You don’t have the fucking patent on pain, Matt. You don’t get to play the tortured genius card.”

There’s no denying it. Night Owl blew us away when we read it last year. It was addictive, passionate and emotional. We were introduced to Matt Sky; an intelligent, rather eccentric character whose actions posed many questions and ensured we hungrily flipped every page as we experienced the intensity and passion of his and Hannah’s relationship. In Night Owl we empathised with the struggles Matt underwent throughout that book and felt and understood his need for anonymity. It was real and raw. His love of his craft, his craving to turn his thoughts and imagination into stories was as important to him as breathing. But it was at a cost.

“You don’t have the fucking patent on pain, Matt. You don’t get to play the tortured genius card.”

M. Pierce’s writing was unique and even spell binding at times. So, to say we were eagerly anticipating Last Light, picking up Hannah and Matt’s story where that heart stopping cliffy left off is an understatement.

And so we delved into Last Light with much enthusiasm and were pleased to find the same metaphorically expressive prose was still evident through most of the story. We fell in love with this authors writing style and that love affair was still present on the whole in Last Light.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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PROMISES AFTER DARK (After Dark Series #3) by KAHLEN AYMES

“I love you a whole lot.”
“I know. I’m counting on that.”

After falling in love with the After Dark series in book one, we were really looking forward to this final ininstallments we’ve followed come to know the characters, shared their ups and downs, their passion, love and indecisions. Not to mention the suspense that sometimes had us gripping our Kindles, or the wonderful heart melting moments between Angel, Alex and little Jillian. Promises After Dark was certainly full of suspense that’s for sure. Alex, Angel, their families and friends certainly had their hands full in this installment.

“I can do anything. I can take anything on, but I can’t lose you.”

We will admit that we groaned a little at the opening pages as Angel was once again questioning Alex’s commitment, but she soon got her head straight and realised this guy meant business. Honestly, we don’t know what else he could’ve done to convince her that she’s the air he breathes. Life without her is meaningless and wow, didn’t we just fall in love with Alex all over again. This guy can do no wrong in our eyes. Angel did find her feet Promises and once more became the gutsy, feisty, sensual, loving and passionate woman we fell in love with in book one so it was good to see that side of her return.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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CAPTIVATED BY YOU (Crossfire Series #4) by SYLVIA DAY

“There’s nothing you could say that would affect anything. If she wanted my money I’d give her every cent. If she wanted another man, I’d make her forget him.”

Whilst we didn’t enjoy this book anywhere near as much as Bared to You and Reflected in You, there isn’t a shadow of doubt that we will be there with Gideon and Eva till the end. We have this hunger to follow Gideon and Eva through to the conclusion of their story. After all we’ve invested much in them.

This series is, in many ways, similar to a television series. When the story is dragged out – when new characters are introduced or old characters reintroduced as an attempt to breathe life into something that’s being stretched a little beyond its limits, it loses something. Those glory days of excitement at something so different, of a longing to see where the story goes, gets stilted and somewhat tedious along the way and it absolutely breaks our hearts to feel this way.

‘She made me feel loved and wanted in a way that wasn’t the least threatening.’

We live in hope that Gideon and Eva can bring their story home, we hope they will show progress and learn from their mistakes. We want to trust and believe their conclusion will be riveting and we hope that in the end we’ll remember a stunning conclusion with fondness when looking back on a series that captured our hearts, bared its soul and left us wanting more.

Jenny and Gitte’s  Full Review
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ONE NIGHT : DENIED (One Night Trilogy #2) by JODI ELLEN MALPAS

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SYNOPSIS

The passion that burned between Livy and Miller in One Night: Promised may end up destroying them both in this new novel of overwhelming desire and shocking discoveries…

He’s amazingly wealthy, sinfully gorgeous, and can bring her to heights of pleasure she’s never before known. For Livy, there’s no turning back. She’s determined to be the light in Miller Hart’s dark world. Yet this new life comes with a steep price… 

Miller knows that the power he possesses hasn’t come without sacrifices-but he won’t let Livy be one of them. Though he wants nothing more than to have her in every way, his first duty is to protect her at all costs…from his sins, his enemies, and especially himself.

But as their insatiable affair intensifies, the two attract the attention of an obsessive-and dangerous-third party. Discovering new revelations about Miller that rock her to the core, Livy will have to decide whether he’s ruined beyond repair. And he must face his fear that in order to save her, he may have to lose her after all..

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Reviewed by Jenny & Gitte

G&J : ✯✯✯1/2 Stars

 “You’re my habit. You belong to me.”

So, it was the much anticipated ‘Miller Time’ again and to say we were excited is an understatement! We fell head over heels for Miller in Promised so were giddy to satisfy our curiosity and crush on this possessive beautiful and vulnerable man. Well he did not disappoint; he was as intriguing and addictive as in book one, which we loved. We switched between swooning over him and wanting to give him his ‘thing’. Miller still has so many secrets; a few were exposed and we have to admit to having tears at times as we found out about his childhood and the why’s of some of his fears and quirks.

“I love your bones Miller Hart.”

Olivia went through a change in Denied; from sweet and vulnerable to feisty and aggressive. At times she came over a tad too dramatic and we questioned her friendship with Gregory which in book one was one of the highlights for us. Gregory was her clutch, he calmed her, was her safe place bringing humour and a much needed counterbalance to the intensity and ferocity of Miller and Livy’s relationship. In Denied Gregory went through almost a complete personality change and his sexuality somewhat contradicted that of book one. Their friendship went through a change we found unnecessary and unbelievable. We ended up having a lot of questions at the end. Sadly for us this became an issue we just didn’t feel right with and is one of the reasons we didn’t enjoy Denied as much as we wanted to.

“We’re more broken if we don’t don’t have each other. Let me put us back together again.  I need you, Olivia. Desperately. You’re making my world light. “

We also found that the middle part of Denied felt quite repetitive with the back and forth which made it into that dreaded territory of the filler book in a trilogy. This; added to an odd choppy chapter change meant our hearts sank as we began to loose our excited momentum. We started to get really worried and heartbroken that we just weren’t enjoying this second instalment as much as we desperately wanted to.  After all we loved Promised which was a complete winner for us. Then, Jodi Ellen Malpas did what she does best; she pulled us right back in the latter part of Denied when we finally unravelled a little more of the mystery that is Miller Hart and we felt we were moving forward again. These moments where Miller bared his soul were quite simply breath taking and so incredibly beautiful we had tears. Also; toward the end of the book Livy finally showed us once more what we loved about her in Promise. She showed strength; resilience; compassion and honest love. Livy is a beautiful and funny girl and she finally shone for us again. The cliff-hanger was brilliant and genius; we are definitely excited to read the final instalment now; can’t wait. We are desperate for more revelations in Unveiled.

“What’s the most resilient part of you?” 
“My heart, Livy. My heart is the most resilient part of me.”

Denied had passion; mystery and some absolutely explosive moments. Most importantly of all is that it had some stunning moments of beauty and perfection that touched our hearts. Whilst it’s sadly not our favourite book by this Author it did have moments that showcased her brilliant and evocative writing and her ability to inject humour in the darkest of moments.

“We just painted perfect, sweet girl.”

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Purchase your copy of the ONE NIGHT TRILOGY here

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  ONE NIGHT : PROMISED BOOK ONE
(TB Review)
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  ONE NIGHT : DENIED BOOK TWO
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  ONE NIGHT : UNVEILED BOOK THREE
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