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Friday, October 28, 2011

Bewitching Trick~or~Treat Blog Hop

Welcome to my Day Dreaming corner of the blogiverse. My name is Dawn and I am an obsessed reader- lol, now that introductions have been made onto the giveaway. Today I am happy to be giving away to one lucky commenter an e-book copy of
Sahara Kelly and S.L. Carpenter's new release (11/28)

Whispers in the Dark 
Whispers in the DarkOld Louisiana and mansions - they go together like latte and beignets on the banks of the Mississippi. For Louis Beekman, his inheritance is a challenge and a delight, since Love Alley is a prime example of early architecture and he plans to restore it to its former glory. He didn't count on it already being occupied - by things he sooo doesn't believe in. No, sir. Not him.

Cory Lavalle has the "sight" and when Louis calls, she goes to Love Alley to help him understand the forces at work in his new home. Together they find adventure and mystery along with an explosive mutual attraction. Hand in hand, they step back into the past and learn secrets long hidden, enticed by the heat of Old Louisiana, where lovers were parted and the future is only a kiss away.

Is their newfound love strong enough to send lost spirits to their final rest? Will those playful specters stop moving Louis's toolbox around? What's with those twins? And above all, can desire finally silence the Whispers in the Dark...?

(for more information on Whispers In The Dark, see yesterdays post for my review)

Now I'm gonna make this easy for you, no need to follow me here or twitter (drmgrl99dawn) although I'd love you to visit/stop by or just say hello, no hoops to jump through, and no research to do- it's easy peasy... 

Tell me what you favorite thing about Halloween is.

Is it the candy? Is it dressing up? 
Is it the naughty fun you can get into because the witches made you do it?

Don't forget to leave you email so that I may contact you when you win.
*Giveaway donated by S.L. Carpenter

 Wish you all a very happy Trick - or - Treat.
Continue on to the rest of the Bewitching Trick~or~Treat Blog hop
Lots of goodies and treats to be won.

The contest will start Friday, October 28, 2011 and 

go till midnight Monday, October 31, 2011. 

Drea Becraft * Lee Brazil * Avril Ashton * Kellie Kamryn * Elizabeth Black * Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy * Lacie Nation * JoAnne Kenrick * Daisy Dunn * Cassandre Dayne * Jessica E Subject * Sara York * Wendy Smith * Anne Holly * Lucy Felthouse * Kiki Howell * Julie Lynn Hayes * J.S. Wayne * Robin Badillo * Karen Erickson * Cari Quinn * Mahalia Levey * Dawn’s Reading Nook * Raine Delight * D.B. Moon * Kay Springsteen * Jillian Chantal * Cindy Jacks * Ashley Lucas * Rose Anderson * Eden Glenn * Beth Barany * D. Renee Bagby * S.L. Danielson * Ella Jade * Elizabeth Morgan * Rawiya & BL * Jean Joachim * Jambrea Jo Jones * Trinity Blacio * Debra Dennis * Natasha Blackthorne * S.J. Frost * Jaime Samms * Tabitha Shay * Sandra Sookoo * Kristyn Nicols * Roz Lee * Billi Jean * Dyanne Davis * Kharisma Rhayne * Erotic Diaries * Fiona McGier * Pender Mackie * Lily Sawyer * Roxanne Rhoads * Jodi Redford * Angel Martinez * Mary Absire * Sandy Sullivan * Kaily Hart * Dakota Trace * Lindsay Klug * Marie Rose Dufour * Stephanie Beck *  B.A. Tortuga * Nicole Morgan * Missy Lyons * Secret Cravings Publishing * Marie Sexton * W. Lynn Chantale * Gabrielle Bisset * Karenna Colcroft * Lia Fairchild * Naughty Between The Stacks * Lelani Black * Wendi Zwaduk * Megan Slayers * Karen Marie Nutt * Kinley Baker * Paty Jager * Katherine Kingston * Beth D Carter * E. Jaime * Elizabeth Noble * Sarah Makela * Gracen Miller * Kerry Adrienne * Staci Brush * Cynthia Arsuaga *  Kelly L Lee * Melisse Aires * L.K. Below * Selena Kitt * Ana Hart * Naughty Nights Press * Kianna Alexander * Ami Blackwelder * Gabrielle Evans * Lila Munro * Lisa Beth Darling * T.C. Archer * Tara Scott * Wendy And The Lost Boys* Carly Fall * Cheryl Bradshaw * Barbara Westbrook * Tamara Monteau * Natalie-Nicole Bates * Sable Hunter

Thanks for including me in all the fun Drea Becraft- xoxo

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Whispers In The Dark ~ Sahara Kelly & S.L. Carpenter

Looking for a little N'Awlins Voodoo & some kinky ghosts to spice up your Halloween reading list? Look now further!

Whispers in the DarkNew Release from
Decadent Publishing

Author: Sahara Kelly & S.L. Carpenter
Title: Whispers in the Dark 

Re-release was titled "Love Alley" 2005
Release Date:
October 28, 2011 
Length: Novella

Blurb ~

When Louis Beekman inherits a run-down Louisiana plantation, he takes up residence and begins working on it, only to realize he's not the only spirit living there. Louis needs help - of the psychic kind - and Cory Lavalle is the answer to his problems. She's also the answer to his dreams, but before he can fully enjoy the present, the two of them must find a way to fix the past. They give "laying ghosts" a new meaning...

Excerpt ~


The door swung open almost immediately, and Cory found herself face-to-face with one of the best-looking men she’d seen in quite some time. Longish dark hair brushed his shoulders, and he wore nothing more than a rather snug pair of well-worn cutoffs with an open waistband. She didn’t get chance to check out much else though, since as soon as he laid eyes on her he silently mouthed the word “help” and took her in his arms.
“What’s your name?” He whispered the question under his breath.
“Er…Cory.” She had to think for a minute.
“Cory…sweetheart…I can’t believe you’re here. At last. I’ve missed you so much.” He pulled her close, an intriguing fragrance of man and sawdust encompassing her. Out of the corner of her eye, she noticed a blonde almost wearing a bikini and staring at them with her mouth open. Cory had little time to evaluate the situation, however, since a firm hand slipped to her chin and turned her face upward. “I don’t think I could’ve lasted another day without my fiancée at my side.”
Stunned, Cory stood there as this lovely man proceeded to kiss the crap out of her.
There was no delicate foreplay…this was an open-your-mouth-and-get-ready-to-fuck type kiss. Tongues twined, interplaying with a suddenly dexterous skill, astounding Cory. He tasted of sweet man and tart lemonade with a hint of toothpaste, a seductively unique flavor.
She found herself breathless, not so much from the unexpected assault on her lips as from the sensation of rising desire billowing up from her toenails to her eyebrows, and swamping her with a passionate heat the likes of which she’d never envisioned in her wildest sexual fantasies.
Her brain swirled and shut down conscious thought, leaving her adrift in a sea of visions mostly involving her and him and a lot of naked skin.
She felt her hands move over his arms to his shoulders and his neck, fingers digging into his muscles and finally twining through his damp hair. He groaned a little, deep in his throat, a sound which echoed within Cory. She pressed herself against him as his hold on her tightened.
They were flame to kindling, cock to pussy. Super heating, approaching-the-red-line pussy. If the kiss went on for one minute more, Cory was going to forcibly strip him and fuck him right there with the front door open and the sun shining on them, mosquitoes be damned.
As her wits gathered up their panties from the floor of her mind, Cory realized she was in the arms of the new owner of Love Alley. The man who had requested her help.
Before she succumbed once more to the lure of his kiss, she realized something else, too.
He had unusual eyes. One was blue, and the other was grey.

Review ~

Does Real Love every die?

In this story we start off learning about Claudine, a beautiful madam of the best New Orleans bordello in the early 1800's. Claudine is in love with Baptiste, this is a forbidden love for the times they live in, but a love that can not be denied even in death.

Jump ahead 200 years to present day - Louis Beekman inherits a house from his grandfather. Well house really doesn't do this 1800's New Orleans Plantation called "Love Alley" any justice. Although it is broken down and in need of lots of repairs, Louis can't help but be drawn to it and its history - back in its heyday it was known as a brothel with a wild past.

Louis sets out on restoring this place back to it's old beauty, but while doing so he is interrupted by lots of very interesting...things =) Some of which Louis is so unsure of how to handle so he contacts physic Cory Lavalle to help him.

Cory Lavalle has a link to this place - she is a direct descendant from Claudine and has been told stories while growing up about this place. Once Cory arrives she knows that she needs to be there. There is a mystery here that is screaming at her, something that she and Louis need to solve - TOGETHER.

I really enjoyed this book; this wasn't a book that grabbed me from the first page, but after the first chapter... I was in and, once in, I didn't want out until I was completely and thoroughly done. I absolutely loved the characters—Louis - a strong, sexy, funny, laid back kind of guy. Cory - somewhat of a loner it seemed, physic, knows what she wants kinda girl. Oh but it's not just these two characters I loved–Oh no! Watch out for Honey, Maurice (yummy), and I can't forget the twins =) All these characters along with those sexy N'Awlins accents *shivers* can't help but just love it.

While this book scorches up the pages with it's steamy hot sex scenes it also delivers on a wonderful love story. Sahara Kelly and SL Carpenter have once again created an amazing book. When I think of these two authors together you get

Sahara Kelly - the proper lady who knows how to be very naughty and creative +
SL Carpenter -  the every so comical handy man who likes getting his hands (maybe even a little more than just his hands) dirty =

A good time for sure.

So what else is there to say but -

Laissez les bon temps roulees 
Let the good times role

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

My "Must Have" Release Week Reads

Kelly Jamieson
One Wicked Night

Release Date 10/25
One Wicked NightThe boys are back in town…

Ten years ago, Kaelin Daume spent a steamy summer home from college secretly hanging out with town bad boy Tyler Wirth and his best friend Nick Kernsted. The connection was warm, complicated, and came to a crashing end when she walked in on her two forbidden friends with another woman. The shocking scene of sex and bondage has haunted her boring, oh-so-vanilla life ever since.

The fallout from that night tore Tyler’s life apart. He left Mapleglen, disowned and disgraced, to build a successful advertising career and a unique relationship with Nick. Nothing could bring him back except his sister’s wedding, and he plans to hightail it back to Chicago as soon as it’s over. At least one good thing hasn’t changed: Kaelin is as sweet as ever. Except she doesn’t seem too thrilled to hear it.

As tensions run high, Kaelin can’t resist the temptation to commit one crazy act of rebellion. Once the web of secrets, sins and lies starts to unravel, though, their lives will never be the same…
Product Warnings
This book contains a nice girl who gets her naughty on with two hot men. M/M/F and M/M scenes may cause an increase in body temperature, pulse rate and respiration. Read with caution! For adult use only.

Melissa Schroeder
A Little Harmless Submission
Release Date 10/25
A Little Harmless Submission For a tough as nails Dom hunting a sadistic serial killer is nothing compared to losing his heart.
Rome Carino is hunting a predator. One who likes to hurt submissives and the most popular BDSM club’s patrons are being targeted. With each fresh kill, he gets more brazen. Rome knows he just needs one little break, but before he can make headway, the FBI shows up. Worse, the uptight, buttoned-down Special Agent Maria Callahan suggests a plan that is dangerous, but worth it because it might just catch the killer. If Rome can keep his mind on the case and off the beautiful FBI agent, he'll be just fine.
Maria is still trying to step out of her legendary father's shadow and knows just how to do it. Luring the killer by posing as Rome's new sub seems like a good idea. That is, until undercover becomes real life and she finds herself tangled up with a man who amazes and scares her at the same time. Her growing attraction to the Honolulu Police Detective is a little too much to handle. Even knowing that, she can't help falling in love with the tough Dom and losing herself in the games they play in the bedroom.
Rome is overwhelmed by his need for Maria. He has never had a sub respond to him the way she does and no matter what he does, he feels himself slipping off that cliff into love. As their relationship starts to unfold, he realizes that he will do anything to win her heart, to convince her to become his sub for a lifetime. But before he can do anything, the killer turns his attention on Rome and the one thing he holds dear: Maria.

Anya Delvay
What The Mistress Did 
Release Date 10/25
What the Mistress Did Oh, the delicious peril of deception…

Lady Marianne Gillingham has no intention of ending her affair with David Dunscombe, Earl Harrington, despite his pending nuptials. She craves his attentions, and he satisfies her deepest yearnings.

Yet, when his fiancée, the sweet, innocent and oh-so-very young Annabelle Frazier, appears on her doorstep to demand the end of the association, Marianne realizes she does not wish to be second in David’s affections. She also cannot resist issuing a warning. The earl will bed his wife with tedious regularity, but never reveal his more unusual desires.

To Marianne’s amusement, her prediction comes true, with a surprising twist. The countess is back with a new demand: repair the problem her prophetic words created. Taking pleasure in imagining the other woman’s fear and horror, Marianne rekindles the affair to demonstrate exactly how to fulfill David’s lascivious desires—while Annabelle secretly watches from the shadows.

She never expected Annabelle to prove so resilient and surprisingly easy—not to mention delicious—to corrupt. Or that the ensuing erotic tangle would be impossible to put right without heartbreak. 
Product Warnings
Loosen your stays and have your fan at hand. Plumes and floggers, along with some other leather devices, were employed in the creating of this erotic tangle. Contains Georgian ladies behaving badly, often with each other. M/F/F, M/F, F/F action herein.

Anne Rainey
Pleasure Bound
Release Date10/25
Pleasure BoundWhen Desire Burns This Hot. . .
With his sexy smile and rock-hard body, P.I. Jonas Phoenix is used to having women flock to his bed. But these days, there's only one woman Jonas wants—and she won't give him the time of day.
The Only Choice. . .
Deanna Harrison knows she can't fight her attraction to Jonas forever, but she's looking for more than a fling. So Jonas issues Deanna a challenge: give him one weekend at his Miami beach house to win her over. No strings attached. No limitations.
Is Surrender. . .
Once in Miami, the sexual tension erupts as Deanna finally lets go—and lets Jonas pleasure her in ways she's only dreamed of. But while their bond grows stronger, danger lurks close by—and it could be deadly for them both. . .

 Kristen Painter
Flesh and Blood
Release Date 10/28
Flesh and Blood (House of Comarré, #2)
Those born into the comarré life produced blood in rich, pure, powerful abundance...

With the Ring of Sorrows still missing, and the covenant between othernaturals and mortals broken, Chrysabelle and Malkolm’s problems are just beginning. Chrysabelle still owes Malkolm for his help, but fulfilling that debt means returning to Corvinestri, the hidden vampire city where neither is welcome

What are you reading ?

Monday, October 24, 2011

Abigail Barnette ~ Bride of the Wolf ~ Review

Bride of the Wolf by Abigail Barnette
When the wolves escorting his brother’s bride to Blackens Gate turn on her, Sir Raf Canis finds himself in the unlikely position of rescuer. After losing his leg—and his place in the pack—Raf refuses to bring himself further shame by failing to deliver the lovely Aureilia. But the innocent maiden proves to be a temptation even he cannot resist.

Within the dark, dangerous forest, a love begins that neither can deny. To protect Aurelia, Raf must betray everything he has come to believe about his life among wolves, and risk death to save the only woman ever to touch his wounded soul.

 Author - Abigail Barnette
Release Date - 10/05/11
Buy it here - Replendence

Review ~ 

I always love to get suggestions from a friend on what to read but when I get one from an author that I enjoy... I move it to the top of my list. So when I was chatting with author Bronwyn Green on Twitter and she said she had just finished a read that she "Adored" I was curious. Bronwyn suggested I read Abigal Barnette's newest release from Resplendence Publishing "Bride Of The Wolf"- How could I say no to a cover like that, let alone the recommendation?

For those of you who don't know, Abigail Barnette is the alter ego of USA Today Best Seller Jennifer Armintrout (I didn't know this!). Jennifer is more popularly know for her vampires but as Abigail she is able to get a little naughty and write erotic romance.

Bride Of The Wolf is a historical/shifter story. Yes, I know it sounds a bit weird or an odd mix -something you don't normally hear mixed together BUT, let me tell you I really enjoyed it! I have just recently have realized what a shifter fan I am but I have been a closet historical fan for awhile now :) So this was a very interesting mix - Thank you.

Aurelia is being married off to Reddick Canisto ensure her father's alliance with Lord Canis and his wolf-men. The modest maiden has no clue what she is in store for, she has heard rumors - but those can't be true. When her escort from Blacken's Gate comes to collect her she is now sure the rumors she has heard are true, but she will not dishonor her family - she will do her duty and marry.

On the way to Blacken's Gate she quickly sees a glimpse of the savage cruelty she is in store for. But when Raf, the brother of her soon to be husband comes to her protection she is surprised. Raf is the eldest of the Canis sons, but due to him being a cripple he is looked upon as weak and useless just as she is for being human.

Due to Raf's actions of defending Aurelia they are now on the run to see who can reach Blacken's Gate first. During their journey both Aurelia and Raf form a trust, friendship, and respect for each other which then leads to something deeper and much more meaningful.

Raf realizes he can't turn Aurelia over to his brother. He will do whatever it takes to keep her whether that means going against his family, his traditions, or even his life.

This story had a great pace, wonderful imagery, intrigue, and a sweet HEA. I recommend this read! Abigail Barnette did an excellent job on this book and I can see why it was recommended to me. I will definitely be picking up more books by Abigail Barnette

Have you read any books by Abigail Barnette
How about any of her Jennifer Armintrout books?
What do you think? 
 Reviewed by - Dawn   

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Lexxie Couper - Ty The Sexy Dragon ~ Review

Are you a Dragon fan? 
Trust me after reading this you will be!

Ty the Sexy DragonBlurb ~
Fire Mate, Book One

Life isn’t easy for a modern-day dragon shifter. Unlike those wuss werewolves, dragons can’t just shift and go for a run through the nearest forest. They can’t go flying on a whim. Forget about scared villagers slinging arrows; these days it’s Neighborhood Watch zealots with AK-47s. Then there’s the whole sex issue. Try telling the little cutie at the local Starbucks that a soul-shattering orgasm might end in bed flambé.

No, being a dragon shifter kinda sucks. And for Tyson, it’s even worse—because he’s suddenly in heat. Bad news for the stranger he spies running along Bondi Beach. Ty instantly recognizes Sera as his mate. Now he has to convince her, while also dodging the psychopathic dragon hunter on his tail. Scorching sexual persuasion should do the trick. Hopefully. Because if Ty doesn’t join with his Fire Mate before his heat cycle finishes, bad things will happen. Lots of bad things.

Release Date 10/19
Get yours today at:ELLORA'S CAVE

Excerpt ~

Her stranger’s nostrils flared. “You’re not scared because your body, your heart, your id, knows exactly who I am. It makes no sense, I know—you’re human, after all, but it is what it is. I know you can feel it, a powerful pull in the pit of your belly, an undeniable yearning in your soul. A heat so exquisite in your sex.”
Sera gasped. He was right. How the hell was he right? She stared at him, all too aware her nipples were hard points of flesh. All too aware she was utterly, completely exposed.
And now, all too aware she was turned-on. Aroused like never before.
Damn it, she was as depraved and insane as he was.
“H-how do you know…” She couldn’t finish asking the question. It was lunacy.
Her stranger’s lips curled into a slow smile. “Because you’re my Fire Mate, and I am yours.”
She swallowed. The tingling in her pussy she’d done her best to deny was growing more insistent. “What does that mean?”
His smile curled some more. “This.”
He crossed her room in three long strides, plucked the iPad from her hands, tossed it aside and threw her onto the bed. His hands shoved her legs apart before she’d finished bouncing on the mattress, his mouth capturing her sex with wicked greed.
She cried out, not in terror or fury or shock, but with pleasure. The second his lips claimed her folds, the second his tongue stroked her clit, she was awash in pleasure. She fisted the duvet beneath her, bunching the silk as she squeezed her eyes shut. Gasping breaths tore from her throat, shallow and rapid and hot. God, how could she let this happen…how could she want this?
How could she not?
His tongue tormented her clit, his hands roaming her thighs, her arse. He hauled her closer, securing her tightly to his mouth, jerking her hips off the bed as he did so. She cried out again, her pussy flooding with liquid heat at his aggression. This was insanity—and she didn’t care.
Damned if she did. Whatever the hell was going on, it was right. He was right. Her stranger was right. She was meant for this, for him.
“Oh God.” She rolled her head from side to side, planting her feet on the bed and straining onto her tiptoes to push her sex closer to his masterful mouth. “That feels so good. So good.”
His tongue wriggled into her slit, back over her clit and into her sex again. His hands cupped and squeezed her arse cheeks, his fingers working closer and closer to her hole. She’d never been touched there, and she was aching for a complete stranger to do so. A ribbon of wanton need twisted through her belly, made her moan and thrust harder against his mouth.
“P-please…” she groaned, opening her eyes to stare with dazed rapture at her bedroom ceiling. “Your name…tell me your—”
He lifted his head from her pussy, replacing his tongue in her folds with two fingers. “Tyson.”
The name was a growl and it awoke in her an elemental want. Her very nerve-endings seemed to ignite with pleasure. Her entire body thrummed on the cusp of something beyond her comprehension. It was as if she was being torn apart and remade for him and him alone, all from the mere utterance of his name. God, how would she survive when he possessed her with his body?
A shudder rocked through her at the euphoric thought. Her sex pulsed, constricting on his squirming, scissoring fingers.
“Tyson,” she moaned, his name like ambrosia on her tongue. “Tyson.”
He growled again, a truly animalistic sound, and reclaimed her cunt with his mouth. His tongue lapped at her folds, her clit. His fingers raked over her backside, smearing her juices over her flesh. He stroked them over her puckered anus and she gasped, bucking upward. Fresh pleasure pooled in her core and she called out his name again. It felt wonderful on her lips, powerful. A secret only she knew. And every time she called it, her pussy contracted and her body reacted.
“You taste like molten honey,” Tyson said against her inner thigh, his fingers dipping back into her folds. “I could drown in your taste without fight or regret.”
The proclamation sent a tight shudder through Sera’s center. She was close to coming. Damn it, she was so close—and she wanted so much more.
She wanted his cock inside her. She wanted his tongue in her mouth and his hands on her breasts. She wanted all of him. Wanted him to brand her, mark her as his and—
He flicked his tongue over her clit and then sucked on the tiny nub and she lost all train of thought.
“Oh yes oh yes oh yes!”

Review ~ 
I have never been a huge shifter fan but recently I have come to love Dragons, so when I found out Lexxie Couper was doing a Dragon shifter story I knew I had to read it!
Ty is just sitting around having a nice day when out of nowhere he finds himself “in heat,” and now he needs to find her before something happens - Who is she? Where is she? How the hell is he going to convince her she is his Fire Mate. Dragons are not the normal obstacle people normally deal with when they first meet, but throw in a hunter and now things get really interesting.
From the minute I started the story I fell in love with Ty, strong, sexy, funny guy that every girl wants. Then there’s Sera, she is so funny and I love how she doesn’t give in.  The fire these two characters make from their first meeting keeps you reading ‘til you are finished!
I absolutely loved this story, Lexxie Couper knows just how to heat up a scene, so that your finger tips burn for more. I couldn’t put this book down until I was through. Ty is so sexy I fell for him with in the first five pages. Not only does Lexxie gives us hot scorching scenes, but she makes you laugh throughout the book with the crazy banter between the characters. I highly recommend this read to anyone who is looking for a sexy, funny, new series –YES I said Series!! She has already started book 2– How To Love Your Dragon, want a peak?  Reviewed by ~ Dawn
Peek ~
Chapter One
Sydney, Australia
Yorick “Rick” Hayes knew he was in trouble when the cop didn’t smile back. She was a very sexy cop, with a very sexy mouth, a very sexy neck and a veeerry sexy body, all wrapped up in a very sexy authoritarian cop’s uniform completely with a not so sexy but very authoritarian gun on her very sexy hip. If he wasn’t three points away from losing his drivers license altogether he’d consider throwing caution to the wind and flirt his arse off. The trouble was, he was three points away from losing his license altogether, three points hanging perilously in the balance now thanks to his rather childish desire to drive faster than the posted speed limit and a veterinarian without a license meant a veterinarian who couldn’t get to emergencies. Of which, being the only vet in North Shore Sydney to specialize in reptiles, there were many.
Who knew that many people in the toshie end of the city owned lizards? Not Rick. Not until he settled in Sydney and opened his own veterinary practice after finishing his degree that was. Then it was call-out after call-out after call-out. So many of said call-outs were to reptiles he’d seriously started to wonder if he was being pranked by his cousin—she of the Komodo dragon obsession. He wasn’t. The toshie end of the city just seemed to have more pet lizards and snakes per head then the rest of Sydney which, considering most pet lizards and snakes cost a small fortune to procure, made sense in a bizarrely financial way. Have ridiculous amounts of money, will spend it.
The toshie end of the city also had their fair share of pet dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, parakeets and hamsters so on the whole, Rick was kept busy doing what he loved most: caring for sick and injured animals. Well, loved almost the most. Loving very fine ladies was what he loved the most. Very fine ladies like the very fine, very sexy lady-cop waiting for him to produce his license.
He stared at her from his place behind the steering wheel of his dilapidated pickup, unable to ignore the delicate subtly of her top lip and the wicked fullness of her bottom. It was a very kissable mouth. It went perfectly with all her other “verys”.
Maybe if he smiled again?
He did.
She didn’t.
“You do realize,” she said, her voice smooth and throaty and far too no-nonsense, “you were driving ten kilometers over the limit?”
Her sunglasses reflected Rick’s face like a bowed mirror.
Refusing to admit defeat, he smiled one more time, putting all his not inconsiderable roguish, cheeky charm into it. “And who would have thought this old thing,” he patted the side of his door with his palm, “had it in her?”
His far too no-nonsense, very sexy authoritarian police office didn’t react. Or respond.
Damn. Maybe he was losing his touch?     You do not want to miss out on this series Grab it and Grab it now! I need someone to talk to about how hot it is!

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Melissa Schroeder ~ A Little Harmless Submission ~ARC Review

A Little Harmless Submission
Series: Harmless Series, book #6
Release Date: October 25, 2011

Blurb ~

For a tough as nails Dom hunting a sadistic serial killer is nothing compared to losing his heart.
Rome Carino is hunting a predator. One who likes to hurt submissives and the most popular BDSM club’s patrons are being targeted. With each fresh kill, he gets more brazen. Rome knows he just needs one little break, but before he can make headway, the FBI shows up. Worse, the uptight, buttoned-down Special Agent Maria Callahan suggests a plan that is dangerous, but worth it because it might just catch the killer. If Rome can keep his mind on the case and off the beautiful FBI agent, he'll be just fine.
Maria is still trying to step out of her legendary father's shadow and knows just how to do it. Luring the killer by posing as Rome's new sub seems like a good idea. That is, until undercover becomes real life and she finds herself tangled up with a man who amazes and scares her at the same time. Her growing attraction to the Honolulu Police Detective is a little too much to handle. Even knowing that, she can't help falling in love with the tough Dom and losing herself in the games they play in the bedroom.
Rome is overwhelmed by his need for Maria. He has never had a sub respond to him the way she does and no matter what he does, he feels himself slipping off that cliff into love. As their relationship starts to unfold, he realizes that he will do anything to win her heart, to convince her to become his sub for a lifetime. But before he can do anything, the killer turns his attention on Rome and the one thing he holds dear: Maria.

WARNING: The following book contains: A Dom who thinks he can do no wrong, a new sub who is about to teach him he can, palm trees, a trip or two to Rough ‘n Ready, a flirty Aussie Dom with questionable motives, old friends, and a new enemy. Yeah, it might be called Harmless, but you Addicts know it’s anything but.

Review ~

A little harmless sub … a lot of harmless Dom!
FBI agent Maria Callahan has mighty big shoes to fill and needs to solve this case to prove to the other agents in her department that she is worthy of her position, not just riding the coat tails of her father’s legacy.  Maria has a plan—bait the hook with herself as a sub to lure in the killer—hopefully ending the sideways glances from within her department once and for all.  She enlists the help of Rome Carino, HPD detective and frequenting Dom of Rough-N-Ready and look out … Game.  Is.  On.  Rome finds out she is not the icy woman she first appeared to be, she’s the perfect sub and a truly beautiful woman who evokes reactions in him that throw him for a loop.  For Maria, Rome just may be the ambassador for the male species, proving that not all have an agenda to use her as a step-ladder to gain position…well, maybe as a Dom he DOES gain position, but only in the bedroom! 
I’m a Big Harmless fan of the Little Harmless series!  Rome and Maria are loveable characters in this story with good dialogue, even pacing, sexy bedroom scenes, suspense and an HEA.  I’m anxiously awaiting #7 – A Little Harmless Fascination – Coming in January 2012

 For a little more "Harmless" fun check out the series
A Little Harmless Sex A Little Harmless Pleasure A Little Harmless Obsession A Little Harmless Lie A Little Harmless Addiction A Little Harmless Submission

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Masquerade ~ Gabrielle Bisset ~ Review

Masquerade (Victorian Erotic, #3)

Author: Gabrielle Bisset
Title: Masquerade
Series: The Victorian Erotic Romance Trilogy, Bk. 3
Release Date: August 23, 2011


Blurb ~

Annelisa Fielding has had the blessings of wealth her entire life, thanks to her industrialist father. However, there is one thing even he can't give her: a title. So he arranges a marriage between his daughter and the Earl of Swindon, Thornton Sutcliffe. As long as his future bride is a virgin, the Earl will tolerate the marrying down because in return for taking Annelisa as his wife, her father will pay off his debts. Everyone wins, as far as the men are concerned, but Annelisa wants more out of marriage than a title and is willing to wait.

But she won't be able to wait if she doesn't find some way out of the marriage and fast because the deal is in one month she'll become Lady Annelisa Sutcliffe. The solution to her problem? Count Nikolai Shetkolov, a diplomat in the service of the Tsar and stationed in England. An honorable man, he's the perfect person to help a young lady lose the one thing her odious future husband prizes most. But Annelisa must watch out or she may get more than she bargained for with Nikolai.

Review ~

It’s official Gabrielle Bisset fans and fans-to-be—1878 London is so much more exciting than 2011 Nevada!  Might I recommend you get yourself a copy of Masquerade and dive in to this book?  I adore these characters; Annalisa is intelligent, willful and quick-witted, and Nikolai is sexy as sin, playful and romantic. 
Annalisa Fielding is a 25-year-old exceptionally educated woman whose marriage has been arranged for her, much to her dismay.    Mr. Fielding has attained substantial wealth in his chemical business, but cannot provide his heirs with a prestigious title.  Lord Sutcliffe possesses a title which puts him at a higher social status, but he is virtually penniless.  Seems to be a win-win, right?  Maybe for all involved excluding Annalisa!  Why on earth would such a modern thinking woman put up with betrothal to a man double her age?  Upon overhearing that her virginity is of utmost importance, a real deal breaker, she devises a plan.  With an upcoming masquerade party—her father’s Russian diplomatic friend, Nikolai Shetkolov—and a mask in hand, she sets out to lose her virginity.  For such an educated woman, she certainly gets herself into quite a mess with her foolish scheming.  BUT…Nikolai, well educated himself, is quite the match when it comes to scheming. 
If you have a few spare hours and a bag of Kit-Kats (or carrots for healthier people who will live 1.7 years longer than me), there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be reading Masquerade right now!

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The Victorian Erotic Romance Trilogy
Vampire Dreams Love's Master Masquerade

Thursday, October 20, 2011

K D Grace ~ The Pet Shop

The Pet Shop

Blurb ~

An erotic novel by best-selling author K D Grace.

In appreciation for a job well done, STELLA JAMES 's boss sends her a pet – a human pet. The mischievous TINO comes straight from THE PET SHOP complete with a collar, a leash, and an erection. Stella soon discovers the pleasure of keeping Pets, especially this one, is extremely addicting.

Obsessed with Tino and with the reclusive philanthropist, VINCENT EVANSTON, who looks like Tino, but couldn’t be more different, Stella is drawn into the secret world of The Pet Shop. As her animal lust awakens, Stella must walk the thin line that separates the business of pleasure from the more dangerous business of the heart or suffer the consequences.

Excerpt ~

"YOU CAN'T BE SERIOUS," O'Kelly said, nearly dropping the phone. "You can't really mean to give Stella James Tino for the whole weekend. Wouldn't a nice gift voucher from Selfridges be more appropriate?"

The Boss offered her a tolerant chuckle on the other end of the phone. "Didn't she tell you she thought an occasional shag wasn't too much to ask for doing such a demanding job?"

"Yes, but she was joking. I'm sure she never expected–"
"Well, she's right. It isn't too much to ask, is it? She's a very dedicated employee, and we've always done our best to reward dedicated employees, especially one with such promise, one that we have such plans for."

"Yes but–"

"Hasn't she met and surpassed our expectations since she's joined Strigida, and didn't we both agree she's exactly what we're looking for?"

"Yes, but–"

"She's not in a relationship, right?"

She rolled her eyes and glanced down at her watch. He was on a roll. Nothing for it now but to hear him out.

"No relationship, no family. Stella can afford to live in London because she has no life outside of work, all factors we took into account when we hired her. There's no arguing she doesn't have time for sex." He paused long enough for a quick breath. "Sorry to say that's the way of the world these days. All work and no play. Very sad. Very sad indeed."

"Yes, sir. It is sad, but, sir, Tino?"

"Yes. Tino."

"OK, maybe for a couple of hours, maybe. But surely not for the whole weekend."

"Yes, for the whole weekend, O'Kelly, from Friday night till Sunday evening. Every last second of it."

O"Kelly rubbed her forehead impatiently then rolled her shoulders to loosen the knots, which she could always count on the Boss to tighten. "It's not that the woman doesn't deserve a weekend of blow-your-brains-out sex. God knows she does, but ..."

"But what, O'Kelly? Get to the point."

O"Kelly squirmed uncomfortably in her seat. She found the whole thing a bit embarrassing, actually. "Well, sir, she's just so ..."

"So what?"

"She's just so tight laced, so prim and proper. I don't know – all business. I can't help but wonder if we've made a mistake, and even if we haven't, a weekend with Tino is just so hardcore at this stage, don't you think?" She straightened in her chair and brushed her skirt free of the few remaining crumbs from the sandwich she had wolfed for lunch. "I can't picture her being the kind who could appreciate or even be able to handle a weekend with Tino."

"Prim and proper? Really? You just told me she was joking about the company providing sex as a fringe benefit for its overworked employees. Doesn't sound very prim and proper to me. In fact she sounds like exactly the woman we've been looking for."

Buy Links ~

Book Depository, Amazon-US, Amazon-UK, Waterstones

Amazon-USAmazon-UK, Xcite Books

Bio ~

K D Grace was born with a writing obsession. It got worse once she actually learned HOW to write. There's no treatment for it. It's progressive and chronic and quite often interferes with normal, everyday functioning. She might actually be concerned if it wasn't so damned much fun most of the time.

K D's erotic romance novels, The Initiation of Ms Holly and The Pet Shop, both published by Xcite Books, are available from all good paperback and eBook retailers.

Her erotica has been published with Xcite Books, Mammoth, Cleis Press, Black Lace, Erotic Review, Ravenous Romance, Sweetmeats Press and Scarlet Magazine.

Find out more about K D Grace on her website, http://kdgrace.co.uk. She's also on Facebook and Twitter.