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When the dean of students asked me for a favor, I had no idea it would mean tutoring Owen Dawson.

Me, forced to spend time with Boston University’s notorious quarterback?

With his dark hair, chiseled body, and a promising future playing in the NFL, every guy on campus wants to be him. Every girl wants to be under him.

Every girl, except me.

But when we work closely together, I realize how much I enjoy his quick wit and easy sense of humor. And resisting his glowing smile and smoldering green eyes is a lot harder than I imagined.

How do I keep the irresistible jock from slipping past my defenses and into my heart?

*can be read as a standalone*

Reviewed by donna on behalf of kff

Eliza Michel is asked for a favour by the dean of students at the Boston University where she attends. What she didn’t bank on was being asked to tutor Owen Dawson, the quarterback for the university football team. A good-looking guy with a promising future playing for the NFL, he is everything the girls want except Eliza isn’t drawn into that. A popular guy with a reputation as all the football players for The Boston Terriers have. It’s apparent when they start working together that they enjoy each other’s company. Eliza sees Owen in a different light, not what she was expecting at all. Nonetheless, she doesn’t want to get too attached and risk her heart being broken.

Eliza is a nerd and has been through some heartbreaking events in the past, so she keeps herself very guarded. Owen is a good-looking guy that has made some terrible mistakes in his life and now has to focus on his school work before he jeopardises his future at the university. They become closer and Owen manages to talk Eliza to go on a date with him. Eliza is apprehensive but so intrigued, she agrees.

The banter between the two had me smiling and I was really rooting for the two of them. I thought the story would be a slow build up to a new developing sweet romance; however, I wasn’t expecting the twists and turns I got. Their pasts I guess would inevitably catch up with them, especially as I’d discovered things before the actual characters had. I thought something which had happened in the beginning could come back to haunt the pair but just as one hurdle was jumped, another came along. Reading Jock was a roller-coaster of emotions I never expected for a moment. From tears to laughter, even to stomach-churning angst, exhausting me with all the feelings evoked.

The Boston Terriers series has introduced me to likable and interesting characters and whilst they are all stand-alones, it’s advisable to read all of the books if you are a sport’s fan. There’s a crossover of characters which will give you an insight into what they are all about. I loved that we got to glimpse at Owen and Eliza’s families and there were some very funny moments mixed with banter which I loved. The epilogue was a brilliant insight into their lives, making me grin while reading it.

Reading Mr. Chance’s work is always a pleasure and you never know exactly what you are going to get. I was totally invested in Jock as soon as I’d read the prologue. The writing style captured my imagination and I felt every word paramount to the incredible storytelling we’re treated to. I can’t say how much I’m looking forward to the very last instalment of the Boston Terriers and although it will be sad to see the last of them, I’m sure I will do a re-read of the whole series in the future. A very well-deserved 5-star rating and I urge potential new readers to one-click if you like sports romances with a little something different added.

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Jacob Chance grew up in New England. He’s a martial artist, a football fan, a practical joker and junk food lover.

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HEARTBREAK WARFARE by Heather M. Orgeron & Kate Stewart is now available!

Today we are delighted to share Heather M. Orgeron & Kate Stewart’s all-new contemporary military romance,
HEARTBREAK WARFARE


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Briggs,

Remember when I said we couldn’t speak after parting ways in Germany? It was the day I broke your heart. What you didn’t know was that I was breaking mine too.

I thought they’d be enough–my husband and my son. That I’d get home and everything would go back to the way it was . . .

Before the war.
Before the ambush.
Before you.

But, no matter how hard I try, I can’t erase the trauma we shared. I can’t seem to forget the way my heart beat in time with yours.

The truth is I’m lost without you.

I thought the nightmare was over when they pulled us from that hole in the ground, but nothing could have prepared me for the war I’d face at home.
I know it’s selfish of me to ask, but, please, I have to see you one last time. . .

All my love,
Scottie

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reviewed by donna on behalf of kff

I sit here pondering what kind of review to write for a story that is so powerful and just about shattered my heart into smithereens and do it justice.

Kate Scott is a happily married woman with a six-year-old son. She grew up as an army brat and is also married to a captain and is surrounded by military. Kate is deployed to Iraq and while it cripples her to leave the two people in her life she loves with her every being, she just wants to do this mission. Accompanied by her best friend Mullins, they embark on their task in hand. Once there, they befriend a group of guys serving their time in Iraq. One of them goes by the name of Briggs. Fun, flirty, cocky kind of guy seems to infuriate Kate from the offset, nicknaming her Scottie. They all become friends and develop somewhat of a bond. Bearing in mind they are out there to fight a war and while on a mission, a set of circumstances occur that changes the course of their lives forever.

“I am two different women, living in two separate worlds, in love with two different soldiers. In the haze that’s now my life.” 

Sergeant Briggs is forever the joker, but he lives and breathes his job in the military and he certainly gets a rise out of rubbing Kate up the wrong way. Due to their circumstances, their bond shifts somewhat. Spending a few months in each others company, the dynamics change for them. When Kate goes home, she does with a heavy broken heart and not quite the woman she was before she went on her first deployment. She broke his heart but what she also did is break her own. To ease back into the life she previously lived is a massive challenge for her, but Kate Scott is one determined lady putting everyone before her own feelings. Watching all their lives fall apart right in front of my eyes was unbelievably heartbreaking, to say the least.

The collaboration between these authors is nothing short of genius. Their penmanship has blended extremely well and their writing compliments each other. I can only imagine the depths of despair they would have felt writing this masterpiece because reading it was an emotional rollercoaster. I had to stop to do mundane things just to keep myself blubbing any further. Red puffy eyes are not a good look and make it extremely difficult to read! I have read the most soul-destroying epic books in my time but never anything like this story that has you choking up and tears falling all the way through. I was so submerged, my surroundings ceased to exist. This shows the level of writing when the reader feels every scene, every word and every action.

There is a playlist to accompany Heartbreak Warfare and I promise you will be a sobbing mess listening to this as much as reading it. I want to put this out there. I think this should be adapted to the screen and I’ve said that for a few books before but honestly this would make the most epic movie ever. Bravo to Ms. Oregon and Ms. Stewart on a fabulously written earth-shattering story. This book that will stay with me forever deserves more than five stars. I won’t discount a re-read in the future; yes, I will probably put myself through it again. I’m going to let my heart repair first!

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“I need you to break my heart,” she declares, wringing her hands nervously. “Give me a reason to hate you, because wanting you this way is…it’s ruining me. It’s ruining my life.”She is dead serious.Lifting her chin, as if ready to take a blow, her turbulent eyes implore mine. “Tell me about them. Tell me about all of the women you’ve been with since Germany.”“No.” I shake my head. “Hell no.”“Oh, please, Briggs. How long did you wait? A few days?” She laughs sarcastically. “I bet you didn’t even make it a day.”She’s coming out guns blazing, and I can see it’s physically killing her to do it.“Are we playing the guessing game? Do I get to ask how many times you’ve fucked your husband?”“Sure,” she says with a shrug. “We’ll trade. You go first.”She’s bluffing, and I’m calling her on it.“Don’t do this, Scottie. You don’t really want to hear about that.”“Humor me, Briggs.” Her eyes plead with mine. “I need to hear this.”

“Fine. You want the truth?”

She nods.

“Complete honesty?”

Again, she bobs her head.

She stands stock-still as I pace the small room, feeling the blood begin to boil beneath my overheated skin.

Fuck it.

I stalk back toward her, stopping inches away. “You really want to know that there have been so many that I’ve lost count? How they’re all blondes with blue eyes? But the blue, it’s never right, and their smiles—all wrong.”

She swats at the fresh tears that trail down her cheeks as her lips begin to tremble. Reaching out, she places a hand on my chest, and I know that she must feel the way my heart is pounding against my rib cage, reaching for her. Always reaching for her.

I jerk myself away and brand that touch to memory.

In about forty-five seconds, my heart is going to implode. I start ticking them down.

“You want me to tell you all about how I have to drink myself stupid, till their faces blur enough that I can pretend…” I pause running a hand down my face. “So that I can pretend they’re you? You want to know how fucking miserable I am? How when I slide between their legs, I close my eyes, and it’s your face I see? How I’m always careful not to kiss them because their lips are all wrong. How every time I finish I want to fucking kill myself, because I can’t stand the pain of wanting the one woman I can never have.”

Thirty seconds.

“Is that enough?” Her eyes snap to mine. “Hate me yet?”

Face crumbling, she gasps out a sob, wrapping her arms around her shoulders.

“Come on, Scottie. Let’s not kid ourselves. I’m still the same prick you hated when we met. Nothing’s changed. I think we’ve romanticized this situation long enough, don’t you?”

Taking another step away from her, I tilt my head. “You’re a housewife,” I say snidely. “Someone else’s wife and I’m a career soldier. This isn’t exactly ideal.”

She flinches visibly, and my heart bottoms out.

Fifteen.

I cut my hand through the air. “At the end of the day, this was nothing but a big mistake. And we never would have happened if—”

“Stop,” she cries out painfully, “stop, I’m good,” she whispers before rocketing toward the door just as I reach for her, my fingers curling in the space she just left. Handle in hand, she looks back at me with the sweep of her eyes until they meet mine. That’s how we started, and it’s only fitting it’s how we should end. For the moment, we’re right back there in the place we created, where we are perfect. Where our souls line up without any visible smudge on the seams. In a place where there is still so much love, so much that I can’t stop the tear that slides out before batting it away with the back of my hand.

An identical tear runs down her cheek. “Thank you.”

Three. Two. One.

 

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Heather M. Orgeron is a Cajun girl with a big heart and a passion for romance. She married her high school sweetheart two months after graduation and her life has been a fairytale ever since. She’s the queen of her castle, reigning over five sons and one bossy little princess who has made it her mission in life to steal her Momma’s throne. When she’s not writing, you will find her hidden beneath mounds of laundry and piles of dirty dishes or locked in her tower (aka the bathroom) soaking in the tub with a good book. She’s always been an avid reader and has recently discovered a love for cultivating romantic stories of her own.

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A Texas native, Kate Stewart lives in North Carolina with her husband, Nick, and her naughty beagle, Sadie. She pens messy, sexy, angst-filled contemporary romance, as well as romantic comedy and erotic suspense because it’s what she loves as a reader.

Kate is a lover of all things ’80s and ’90s, especially John Hughes films and rap. She dabbles a little in photography, can knit a simple stitch scarf for necessity, and on occasion, does very well at whiskey.

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REVIEW ALERT ~ TACKLE by Jacob Chance is now available!

TACKLE, Jacob Chance’s all-new stand-alone sports romance in the Boston Terriers series is now available!

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Trevor Lincoln is the legendary tight end for Boston University’s football
team. As the youngest son of a former NFL player, he lives a life of
privilege with an endless stream of girls vying for his attention. He
always gets his way.

Until I come along.

Everything about him irks me. From his crooked smile and sexy, dark hair,
to his obscenely large trust fund. But when we’re forced to spend time
together, the undeniable spark between us blazes and resisting him becomes
one of my greatest challenges.

Can I shut down his game, or will he tackle my heart?

 

Reviewed by Donna on behalf of KFF

Son of a legendary NFL football player, Trevor Lincoln plays football for his school team, Boston Terriers. He’s used to getting what he wants with his high profile and privileged upbringing and can get any girl he wants. That being said, he wants to achieve on his own merits and although he wants to be successful in NFL, he has other aspirations for his future. Trevor has a bit of a front but underneath it all he is a very caring, passionate individual. Grace Duffy is an extremely fiery redhead who happens to play for the Boston Terriers women’s team. Independent with a tough exterior and also a vegan, she’s very focused on her football and education. Grace has no room for anything else but her friends and family, working hard to get what she wants.

When Trevor and Grace first met, there was somewhat of an attraction; however, Grace is reluctant to get too involved with him. She just wants to stay focused, but Trevor has other ideas. He does everything in his power to break down her defences and get her to go out with him. There begins the chase because Grace isn’t giving in but then again, Trevor will never give up. What I loved about him is even though Grace pushed him away at every turn, he continued to pursue her and it was never about the hotshot school footballer wanting to score another notch. He really was quite the deep caring guy that was very much attracted to her. Grace frustrated me at times with her reluctance to give him a chance and there were some moments when my heart broke for him. As I continued to read on and learn more about her, I could see she was afraid of her feelings, wanted to protect her heart and was insecure and unsure of herself. The people who mattered supported them throughout but like any situation in a college setting, bystanders were watching and gossiping.

This sports romance is part of the Boston Terriers series part four and can be read as a standalone although I would suggest reading the whole series as there’s a crossover of characters you’ll become totally addicted to. Grace and Trevor are an interesting couple; I loved their banter, the chemistry and just enough angst kept me entertained throughout. A lot of attention has been given to character development in this full-length novel written in dual narrative. What I loved more about this book is it wasn’t saturated with hot scenes, the characters’ words lulling me into their world. The ending was magnificent and not at all what I expected, either. Give Penalty, Drive, Coach and this baby, Tackle which I can’t recommend enough a chance. Oh and one more thing, if you know musicals you will have Matchmaker Matchmaker playing in your head “Insert laugh.”

 

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WHAT LIES BETWEEN by BN Toler is LIVE!

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What Lies Between is the follow up novel to Where One Goes which is available now with a new cover.

 

At the core of it, life is a test—an opportunity to prove who we are; what we’re really made of. Short as it was, I’d like to think I lived my life well, that when people remember Ike McDermott, they remember he was a good man. When I look back, I’m proud of who I was.

Leaving behind the woman I loved was the hardest thing I’d ever done, and finding peace with the knowledge she was building a life with my brother after I moved on took a strength I didn’t know I had. But George and Charlotte were still alive. I wasn’t. Together, they forged on, and I was okay with that because I knew, one day, Charlotte and I would be reunited.

One day she would be mine.

All I had to do was wait.

Time works differently in the afterlife. Without any ties to the living, it doesn’t so much as slow, but stop altogether. There is no worrying about what is to come, there is only what is.
I didn’t know if four days, or fifty years had passed when I found Charlotte by our tree in my corner of the other side. All I knew was she was here, and I would never have to let her go. I finally had my reward for the life I’d lived.

But I’d soon learn Fate had other plans, and everything I believed about who I was would be tested once again. Only this time, I wasn’t so sure I could stay strong.

This time, I wasn’t sure I could be a good man.

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REVIEWED BY DONNA ON BEHALF OF KFF

Where do I start with this review? I have so many mixed emotions right now and my energy’s been zapped. That tells you something about the brilliant penmanship of Ms. Toler. I was reeled in and invested in the story from the first book in the series, Where One Goes. I wasn’t sure what to expect with the follow-up but right from the first chapter, I was hooked lock, stock and barrel. I’d only got to chapter four and already I had goosebumps. The overwhelming feeling of wanting to continue reading, that sense of apprehension because of how the words pulled at my heartstrings in yet another rollercoaster of a story, was immense.

This has a supernatural element and whilst I don’t normally venture into this genre, I couldn’t not dip my toes into the water. We have the same characters from book one and some brand-new characters to add an extra excitement to the story. Ike left the woman he loves behind and it was tough to let her go and build a life with his brother. They were still alive, he was not but he had hopes that one day they would be together again. Time knows no bounds in the afterlife and Ike has no concept of whether he will see Charlotte today or years down the line. Fate is a very funny thing and I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason and that was no doubt a poignant part of this tale.

What Lies Between takes place three years after Where One goes with Charlotte and George living in marital bliss. Charlotte has a lot going on and she finds herself in a situation where she can’t help and resolve an issue she walks into. Poor George, he feels helpless watching his wife torture herself but he gives her as much support as he possibly can, holding her up and showing his love for her. Everybody is tested throughout this offering and the most important undertone to learn from it is love. Love conquers all in one way or another. There’s heartbreak and sadness; however, I had every faith the right outcome would come to make my heart calm down and not beat so wildly.

More often than not a follow-up is hard to live up to the first book in a series, but once again Toler has created a masterpiece. She’s developed every character with great interest, they all played an important part and every emotion was spun out of me. I could visualize the beauty created for the scenery as well as some of the darker sides that were portrayed. There were surprises and some connotations, but I can’t possibly mention those otherwise it will give the story away. I highly recommend everybody one-clicks. It’s five worthy stars from me.

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What happens when the very thing ruining your life ends up saving it?

I was never one to believe in spirits—until six years ago, when a bone-chilling accident changed my life…forever.

My name is Charlotte, but most people call me Char…and I have a special gift.

I talk to the dead.

Make no mistake, I can’t summon them. I’m only able to see and speak to the spirits that linger when they’re unable to crossover. They’re somehow weighted to the world with unfinished affairs. And for the last six years, I’ve relentlessly used my gift to help their lost souls.

But it’s come at a price. My life is dark. Feeling despondent, I’ve begun to give up. And in helping the dead, I’ve realized I haven’t allowed myself to live. With no money, no place to go, and most importantly… no hope, I’ve decided there is only one option—to end it all.

But fate is a funny thing. One minute, I’m about to leap to my death, and the next, I’m saved by Ike McDermott. The strong, striking soldier stopped me from putting an end to my despair. He’s the kind of man that smiles and brightens an entire room.

Sweet and gentle.

He is my savior.

And he’s dead.

We’ve made an agreement. He’ll help me find a place to stay and a new job if I’ll help him with his unfinished business so that he may crossover.

Ike’s unfinished matter involves his twin brother, George. George has been falling apart since Ike’s death and Ike has not been able to compel himself to crossover in peace until he knows George will be okay.

When I agreed to help, little did I know that I’d fall in love with the charming folks of Bath County, and…Ike and George McDermott.

Now, as both brothers own equal parts of my heart, I am faced with a cruel and unfair predicament. In saving George, I must let go of Ike.

But how does one let go of half of their heart?

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FLOW by Chelle Bliss is now available!

Chelle Bliss’ all-new contemporary romance, Flow (Men of Inked: Southside 2) is now available!

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The moment I looked into his eyes, I knew I was in trouble.

The second I heard his name, I knew I should stay away.

Our fathers were mortal enemies—Chicago crime bosses from rival families.

But that didn’t stop Leo Conti from pursuing me.
Being together was dangerous, reckless, and totally hot.
He wanted me. I wanted him.

What could possibly go wrong?

 

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Daphne Gallo Knows she is in trouble when she lays eyes on a mysterious man but when she discovers his name, that seals the deal that she should stay well away from him. Their fathers are sworn enemies, crime bosses from rival families. Leo Conti doesn’t care who they are and what it means, he can’t and won’t be deterred.

Daphne is very much a family girl and the only female sibling with very protective brothers. Not to be fooled, she’s very gutsy and full of sass. However, she knows that it is a car crash waiting to happen if she was to get involved with Leo. The family are hard-working law-abiding citizens, but their father has led a life of crime and has spent most of his children’s lives in and out of jail. Daphne steers clear from that lifestyle as does Leo.

Leo is a hardworking businessman of a reputable chain of hotels. His father is like Daphne’s father and delves on the wrong side of the law. Their fathers were once friends but fell out many years ago and are now arch enemies. Leo can’t resist the charms and beauty of Daphne and will not be deterred from pursuing her.

The two spend a bit of time together, Daphne feels guilty at the trouble it will cause and tries to break things off. Leo tries to fight for the woman that has captured his attention and it just seems an impossibility for the two star-crossed lovers to continue the path of their attraction.

The chemistry is off the charts and was oozing between every scene and word written. I was rooting for these two and felt that knowing the backstory, them ever being together was hopeless. It was as if the side characters had a radar and knew the protagonists were seeing somebody in secret. Flow was enjoyable to read, the supporting characters as they were just as interesting. I’m intrigued by Daphne’s best friend Michelle. There’s a lot of mystery surrounding her but it made me chuckle how she knew Daphne was up to no good with somebody that was completely forbidden.

I enjoyed this offering but did want a bit more. As this is a series, I hope we’ll get to see them again and judging where their story took me, I’d love to find out what happened, especially as the ending and all the characters are shrouded in mystery. The author pulled me into this story and I look forward to the next installment.

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Medicine Man by Saffron A. Kent is now available!

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Willow Taylor lives in a castle with large walls and iron fences. But this is no ordinary castle. It’s called Heartstone Psychiatric hospital and it houses forty other patients. It has nurses with mean faces and techs with permanent frowns.

It has a man, as well. A man who is cold and distant. Whose voice drips with authority. And whose piercing gray eyes hide secrets, and maybe linger on her face a second too long.

Willow isn’t supposed to look deep into those eyes. She isn’t supposed to try to read his tightly leashed emotions. And neither is she supposed to touch herself at night, imagining his powerful voice and that cold but beautiful face.

No, Willow Taylor shouldn’t be attracted to Simon Blackwood, at all.

Because she’s a patient and he’s her doctor. Her psychiatrist.

The medicine man.

WARNING: This book discusses sensitive issues including but not limited to, depression and suicide.

Reviewed by Donna on behalf of KFF

Willow Taylor. An eighteen-year-old who resides at Heartstone Psychiatric hospital with forty other patients, nurses and techs she regards as the enemy. There’s a man who seems cold and distant with piercing grey eyes. She isn’t supposed to look at him with longing or touch herself at night with him in mind. He’s her psychiatrist, Dr. Simon Blackwood, much older than her and off-limits. The Medicine Man with inappropriate want.

Willow’s beautiful, funny and been battling a mental disorder from a young age, struggling to live her life like any other young woman. She doesn’t connect with any of the professionals except she finds herself drawn to Dr. Blackwood to the point where finds herself talking to him. Simon seems to be able to read Willow, even sees right through her.

Simon Blackwood is harbouring some deep issues of his own and it compels him to want to fix everyone, especially the girl with the silver-coloured long hair. It’s undeniable something about her catches his attention and somehow he’s seen as her hero, which is the last thing he wants to be to anyone. Dr. Blackwood carries a lot of guilt on his shoulders, and discovering his many hidden depths made this read a real page-turner.

The secondary characters were very well-written into the mix, and the interactions between Willow and Renn, Vi and Penny were quite funny at times. Regardless of them battling their own issues, it was nice to see banter and friendships forming. Whether it was their chats, reading or playing poker, they were very entertaining. In one scene with yoga, I couldn’t help but laugh-out-loud.

Heartbreak abounds. Let’s not forget this is a psychiatric hospital and there are some elements that not only made me tearful but the patients’ inner battles with their mental illnesses I also found upsetting. The harsh reality of it all is brought home when they’re having a bad day and nothing less than heart-rending. Chemistry and hot steamy scenes had me fanning myself because just wow, Simon Blackwood is one hell of a dirty-talker. Their taboo doctor-patient relationship without forgetting to mention the age gap, had me hoping and wishing it would or could work out for them. Simon’s a hot broody male and intrigued me no-end with the mystery surrounding him.

Medicine Man and his little warrior have such a rollercoaster of a time with their feelings and turmoil. Ms. Kent has spun quite the forbidden the tale; so much so that I was sat on the edge of my seat, waiting for it all to go terribly wrong. The author is a very talented wordsmith and I felt every word and emotion throughout. There was so much sadness surrounding the backstory of depression and it was dealt with delicately and respectfully. I also enjoyed the playlist which accompanies the book and it brings out all the feels. I can’t recommend this book enough and will be doing a re-read with the music on repeat. Tip; one of the tracks Medicine Man by Charlotte OC sums up everything beautifully. Bravo Ms. Kent. Five well-earned stars.

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“Do you have someone special, Dr. Blackwood?”

Someone you kiss? Someone you grab and pull into a dark alley and press against

walls?

I don’t say that but I’m definitely asking that.

It’s like he hears the unspoken questions because the heat of his body seems to have

doubled. Like his blood is rushing in his veins with an uncanny speed.

With flaring nostrils and a hard jaw, he answers, “No.”

“Why not?”

“Because I’m busy.”

I want to smile. Actually, I’ve never wanted to smile this hard. Ever. His answer calms

me but it also makes me restless to move closer to him. I want to trace my palm over the arch

of his chest and see if I got it right in my dreams.

But I don’t do any of those things. I don’t want him to take away this small concession

he’s given me.

Why is he even giving it to me? I’m not complaining. But still.

“Busy with patients?”

“Busy with my job. Yes,” he says, all professional-like.

That’s what he is. Professional and distant. Dedicated to his job and fixing people. If

Mass General let him go, then they are idiots.

I’m an idiot, too, in this moment.

Instead of backing off, I want to do something. Something that might crack his cool

façade. Maybe reaching up and messing up his no-nonsense hair.

What would he do? If I did that? If I grabbed his collar and pushed him against the wall?

And kissed him?

My eyes drop to his lips, his soft, soft lips. There’s a cleft in the middle of his lower lip. I

want to taste that cleft, dig my tongue in it, wet it, suck on it, bite it.

“So you don’t have fun at all?”

“No. I’m not a fun guy.”

I watch his lips form the words, and every syllable that comes out of his mouth makes

my need to shake him, kiss him, mess him up, stronger. Stronger and stronger.

The need is so consuming that I hardly notice when he puts his hand on my palm and

takes it off his body. It’s final and smooth, his action. Effortless. As though my touch barely

registered to him.

“But I think you have a point. It’s after hours and I should go… have fun rather than

spending my time with a patient.” He steps back then. “I’ll see you next week. Same time.”

 

Meet Saffron

Writer of bad romances. Aspiring Lana Del Rey of the Book World.

Saffron A. Kent is a Top 100 Amazon Bestselling author of Contemporary and New Adult romance.

More often than not, her love stories are edgy, forbidden and passionate. Her work has been featured in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, New York Daily News and USA Today’s Happy Ever After.

She has an MFA in creative writing and she lives in New York City with her nerdy and supportive husband. Along with a million and one books.

She is represented by Meire Dias of Bookcase Agency

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REVIEW ~ THE EARL OF LONDON by Louise Bay


 
Love left me off its to-do list.

I date. I’m all for giving guys a chance. I’ve just never met the one.

Until on a spring morning in the English countryside, a tall, dark stranger emerges from the mist. Logan Steele is all tousled hair, hard chest and lips so perfect I want to reach out and touch them just to check they’re real. I’m sure that’s a thunderclap of chemistry I feel between us.

Did I mention he’s an Earl with a self-made fortune?

A billionaire who works tirelessly for charity?

And he’s so hot, watching him is like staring at the sun.

But like I said, love isn’t rooting for me.

When I find out Logan Steele is out to destroy everything I’ve dedicated my life to protect, the chemistry disappears and the hope that had blossomed my chest turns to rage.

It no longer matters that he quickens my pulse just saying my name, weakens my knees with a single touch and that he might just be the greatest kisser that ever lived.

I might believe in love but Logan Steele is definitely not the one.

A standalone romance.

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Darcy Westbury is the sister of Ryder who we met in Duke of Manhattan. She loves her countryside lifestyle and is quite content within the village lifestyle. Strong independent and happy to absorb herself in running the estate in which she grew up in. Until she bumps accidentally into Logan Steele with his handsome face and she is drawn to him. He is also an Earl who dedicates some of his time to charity when he isn’t running his company in London. There’s a glimpse of chemistry between them on the first meeting but Darcy learns he’s out to destroy everything she’d worked so hard to protect. Her attraction for him soon turns into pent-up rage, enough to make him devastatingly infuriated. Darcy may feel like she wants to kiss him and she might believe in love, but Logan Steele is possibly all kinds of wrong for her.

Logan Steele, the Earl who mixes his living arrangements, spending his time in London working and his weekends in the countryside. He’s filthy rich and a hard-hitting businessman. Logan is the typical hot alpha that is very sure of himself and appealing to women. There’s never a lack of beauties that he snares for a one-time thing and never getting attached; however, Darcy exudes feelings in him that he never thought possible but he finds her so infuriatingly independent and beautiful which makes him somewhat drawn to her.

The characters are well developed, and I loved the sassiness of Darcy and her strength. I sensed a vulnerability about her which she covered up well with confidence and her driven attitude to fight for what she believed in always keeping Logan on his toes. Logan’s strong alpha persona you expect from Bay’s storytelling but underneath it all, I learnt he also had a vulnerable side to him.

I don’t want to give too much away, but I promise it’ll make you laugh, tear up and have you needing to take a cold shower because boy, was it hot and dirty! The chemistry and steam were in spades but not too much to ruin a very well spun tale. Submerged in the story, I completely forgot what was going on around me. I can also promise that you’ll have trouble putting it down, so one click only when you can give it your undivided attention. It’ll suck you in enough to make you think you’re actually in the countryside right alongside the characters. I loved the villagers and especially Darcy’s friend Aurora who was a great support to her, their friendship making me smile a lot. Aurora wanted to see her best friend happy and was quite vocal in what she thought Darcy should do about Logan. I can’t quite put into words how much I loved this story but it definitely deserves more than five stars. I loved the concept of something different given to the story. Bravo Ms. Bay for another fantastically written tale with a gorgeous cover to boot.

 

Meet Louise

USA Today bestselling author, Louise Bay writes sexy, contemporary romance novels – the kind she likes to read. Her books include the novels Faithful and Hopeful and the novella series’ The Empire State Series, What the Lightning Sees and Calling Me. The novels and together the series are stand-alone although there are some overlapping characters.

Ruined by romantic mini-series of the eighties, Louise loves all things romantic. There’s not enough of it in real life so she disappears into the fictional worlds in books and films.

Louise loves the rain, the West Wing, London, days when she doesn’t have to wear make-up, being on her own, being with friends, elephants and champagne.

She loves to hear from readers so get in touch!

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