*** Cover Reveal – Hell’s Kitchen Series by Callie Hart & Lili St Germain ***

Hell’s Kitchen Series – Cover Reveal!!!

by Hart Saint Germain

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Hell’s Kitchen (Hell’s Kitchen #1)
by Hart Saint Germain
Release Date: March 2, 2015
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Tribeca (Hell’s Kitchen #2)
Release Date: May 5, 2015
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Bleeker Street (Hell’s Kitchen #3)
Release Date: June 30th, 2015
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**The Hell’s Kitchen series will be available on Amazon on release day. No pre-order option.

The Blurb

Hell’s Kitchen (Hell’s Kitchen #1)

*From International Bestselling authors Callie Hart and Lili St. Germain comes a tale of two families co-existing in a melting pot of violence, murder and drugs in the seedy underbelly of New York City*

Roberto Barbieri is known in the Kitchen by many names: Bobby B. The Barber of Brooklyn. Il Assassino. My brother and I call him Father. No matter what name you call him by, when Roberto Barbieri tells you do something, you do it. No questions asked. And you do NOT f*ck it up.

It all hangs in the balance.

And in this world?

Somebody always loses.

Hell’s Kitchen is book #1 of a three-part serial romantic-suspense series; it will be offered at $0.99.

Blurbs for books 2 and 3 will be to follow.


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About the Authors

Callie Hart


Callie has experienced many changes throughout her life, and gone through many ups and downs that have all worked towards shaping and molding her into the person she is today: fun loving, active, social, and hard working. The only thing that has remained a constant throughout her life is writing. Creating characters who will tear your conscience in two is a favorite pastime of Callie’s. There are few real saints and sinners in her books; more often, the denizens of her stories are all very human. Broken, flawed, and always with the potential for redemption.

Despite the subject matter being markedly hot and heavy in comparison to the stories she wrote in elementary school, there will always be an element of fairytale to her work.

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Lili Saint Germain

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Lili writes dark romance, suspense and paranormal stories. Her serial novel, Seven Sons, was released in early 2014, with the following books in the series to be released in quick succession. Lili quit corporate life to focus on writing and so far is loving every minute of it. Her other loves in life include her gorgeous husband and beautiful daughter, good coffee, Tarantino movies and spending hours on Pinterest.

She loves to read almost as much as she loves to write.

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Leather & Lace – Las Vegas

Vegas Signing

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Callie Hart & Lili St. Germain are coming back to the US! Just in time for the release of their joint projectHell’s Kitchen. Join Callie and Lili, Saturday March 14th, at the super cool Inspire News Cafe from 5-7 for a special printing and signing of their newest book and a Q& A session.

Then, come upstairs to the Wayfarer Bar, from 7-9 for cocktails (cash bar) and laughs. It’ll be a fun evening with Hell’s Kitchen chatter, some themed cocktails, light bites and a chance to spend some more time talking about all things Hart St Germain.

**Books that are printed will be available for purchase for around $10. Exact price to be confirmed closer to event date. This is pretty awesome! The machine that prints books while you watch is one of only 30 in the world! You’ll be able to take away your unique, limited edition of Hell’s Kitchen, signed by both authors – There will never be others that look like the ones printed in Vegas.

**Snack foods will be provided.
**All drinks are your responsibility

The Venues

Inspire News Cafe (downstairs) and Wayfarer Bar (upstairs) are both gorgeous, hip venues with kick ass atmosphere! The Wayfarer bar is where we’ll finish the night and is a gorgeous, mad-men inspired bar that will be closed just for attendees!

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*** Cover Reveal ~ Step-Lover by Bella Jewel ***

Title: Step-Lover
Author: Bella Jewel
Cover Design: LM Creations
 Release Date: March 9, 2015
You’ll only
ever have one forbidden love.

Care to know

Because when
you find it, forbidden love that is, you’ll forget everything else. You’ll
forget your first kiss. You’ll forget the first boy who made you smile. You’ll
forget all the bad, and remember all the good. You’ll forget that it’s wrong.
You’ll forget that it hurts. You’ll forget everything that came before him.

love, it has a way of changing you. The secrets. The lies. The guilt. You want
something so much you no longer care about the world around you. The passion
takes away the pain. I’ve felt it. I’ve lived it. I didn’t need it, but it
chose me.

I met him
before I knew. I loved him before I knew.

I didn’t
know that he was my stepbrother. I knew I had stepbrothers, but I didn’t know
he was one of them. Now I know, I have to walk away. My mom, she deserves this
happiness so much more than I do. If she ever knew…it would destroy her.

You have to
understand why.

I saw my
father die right in front of my tiny, eight year old eyes. He took my sister
with him. All that’s left is my mother and I. She’s found her happy place, the
only place she’s had since our worlds were destroyed.

So you see,
I can’t have him.

I can’t want

But there’s
this problem with passion, and love, and destiny.

doesn’t give you a damned choice.

Author Bio

Bella Jewel is a self published, USA
Today bestselling author. She’s been publishing since 2013. Her first release
was a contemporary romance, Hell’s Knights which topped the charts upon
release. Since that time, she has published over five novels, gaining a
bestseller status on numerous platforms. She lives in North Queensland and is
currently studying editing and proofreading to further expand her career. Bella
has been writing since she was just shy of fifteen years old. In Summer 2013
she was offered an ebook deal through Montlake Romance for her bestselling
modern day pirate series, Enslaved By The Ocean. She plans to expand her
writing career, planning many new releases for the future.

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******** SURPRISE COVER REVEAL ********





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Vouloir: Passion Noire Book One



JD Chase



Contemporary Romance/Erotica


Cover Design:

Chris Young


Photography Credit:

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Release Date:

26th February 2015



:::: SYNOPSIS ::::


Vouloir: French meaning ‘to want’.



To have a desire to possess something or someone;

To have a strong desire to do something;

To wish for something or someone;

To desire sexually;

To require something to be attended to in a particular manner.


Sexual Therapist by day and desirable Domme by night, La Veuve Noire is struggling to keep up with demand for her services.  Whether it’s fixing them up or tying them down, Veuve’s skills are legendary. Juggling her demanding roles with looking after a mysterious nineteen year old, the Kid, her life is a balancing act.  But the tart with a heart cannot resist taking on ‘just one more’ client.  The problem is, there’s always ‘just one more’ client, and each one appears more needy than the last. Like Dean, the barman who’s taken advantage of his drunken boss and has to face up to being a flop between the sheets.  Like Dan, a teenager in crisis who is contemplating the unthinkable.

Juggling so much inevitably means that something gets dropped occasionally. La Veuve Noire, The Black Widow, hates to fail at anything and like everything in life, the higher the stakes, the greater the potential loss.  With everyone turning to her in sheer desperation, she turns to her usual means of escape: the club, Vouloir.

But Vouloir now holds a reminder of a distant past she strives to forget.  Blond hair, blue eyes and unmistakable dominance tinged with danger.  Is Jones the key to the Kid’s future?  Or will he simply unlock the painful past?

This three part series runs parallel/post parallel with Rouge Passion and features some of RP’s characters but it can be read as a standalone series.








::::: ABOUT THE AUTHOR :::::

Best-selling Indie author of the Rouge Passion and Orion the Hunter series. Not your average romance novelist … but then, who wants to be average?



I love reading – almost as much as I love writing.. I relish the sheer escapism of losing myself in a book that grips me and takes me on an emotional roller coaster. I regularly mourn the passing of a good book – am I the only one who turns the pages more slowly when you don’t want a great book to end?

I love a good steamy romance and I adore sexy alpha males. I also have more than a passing interest in BDSM (nod, nod … wink, wink). One day, I put pen to paper (well fingers to keyboard, actually) and the Orion the Hunter series was born.  Little did I know that, at that moment, I was sowing the seeds of change. For, just a few months later, as a somewhat bewildered Amazon Kindle bestselling Indie author, I quit my career as an education professional to write full time.  Scary stuff, I think you’ll agree.

2013 was a very difficult year for me for personal reasons.  It taught me how fragile life is and how important it is to grab it with both hands and ride the hell out of it. So in 2014, I began my comeback with the Amazon #1 Bestselling Erotica/Romantic Erotica bestselling series, Rouge Passion.  I also met many of my favourite authors and so many lovely readers at my first signing event in Edinburgh.  I flipped Stu Reardon’s kilt!  Happy days …

I have big plans for 2015.  I’m signing at several more author events around the UK and I’m pouring my heart and soul into what I consider my best series yet – by far! Cue Passion Noire, a three part series revolving around La Veuve Noire – a sexual therapist by day and a desirable Domme by night.  But fear not, sexy alphas are still on the menu.  I mean … this is me!






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RECLAIMED (A Knights Rebel MC Novella) by RIVER SAVAGE


Reclaimed (A Knights Rebels MC Novella 2.5)


River Savage

Publication Date:

February 17, 2015


Contemporary Romance

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When the woman you love is lost, how hard will you fight to get her back?

Following the birth of her daughter, Kadence Knight finds herself in a battle she never prepared for. With desperation and unhappiness threatening to overwhelm her, a sense of hopelessness pulls her away from the one thing she has always longed for: a family.

As Nix watches his wife struggle with something he doesn’t understand, he can’t help but feel disconnected to his woman. The Kadence he once knew has drifted into the darkness. In her place is a shadow of the woman she once was, one who is fearful of the impossible…failing their daughter.

This Valentine’s Day, Nix has one goal — to reclaim the woman who gave him everything.

*Please note this is a novella and features the characters from the previous storyline.
The events of Reclaimed take place after Incandescent and Affliction. Book one and two in the Knights Rebels MC.
To get the full advantage of the story, and character development, I strongly suggest you read in order.




by Claire Rose


First and foremost, please read the other books in the series as this is a novella where we see Kadence and Nix give birth to their baby girl.

Now we’ve all been there at some point but my god, this author wrote exactly what some of us women were feeling or going through after giving birth. Poor Kadence! You feel all her emotions when she is struggling with the baby blues. She’s that far gone in her own head that even her baby girl can’t bring her back to the living. All Kadence knows is that she is failing at be a wife, a mother, a best friend and everything else life is throwing at her.

Until one night when Nix has had enough and starts pushing her to talk. However, that night takes a turn for the worst when he delivers some home truths. Poor Nix. We see him struggle with his wife as he tries to be there for her. Meanwhile, he is failing his club as he spends his time at home with his family. Then he loses his temper because he can’t take any more. So he tells his wife exactly how he feels. The home truth is he just can’t cope any more. We also see Nix has his own problems to deal with that end up with him in the hospital.

Can Kadence and Nix be fixed or is this the end of the road for both of them? The only way to find out is by reading this incredibly well written novella. I’ve rated it five stars for one simple reason; the author has put much love and passion into it. A brilliant read which I found difficult to put down. Well done!





“I don’t know what you want from me,” I whisper. Communication was never this hard. The distance growing further between us as each day passes makes me afraid that this is what we’ve become.

“I just want to bring you happiness, baby,” he sighs, but before I can tell him I don’t think he can, Harlow’s cries come through the monitor. I move off the bed to go to her, knowing she will need to be fed.

“You walk out of this room, Kadence, you walk out on me.” His cold tone stops me from moving any further. It’s the same tone he used in the bathroom. “Leave her,” he commands, but the thought of continuing this conversation, where we tear each other down, has me fighting him.

“Nix, I have to check on her.” I continue to the door.

“Don’t you dare leave this fuckin’ room. I’m important too. I’m your fuckin’ husband. Do you hear me? We are important.” His hand sweeps across his nightstand, causing one big crash that sends everything tumbling to the floor. I’m frozen in place, my hand resting on the door handle. The room is silent. The shock of what has gone on tonight so raw I don’t think either of us knows how to process it.

“I don’t know what you want from me,” I repeat, closing my eyes when Harlow’s cries grow louder, sending my anxiety rising. Doesn’t he know he’s only making it worse?

“Jesus, I don’t know. Give me a look, smile at me…fuckin’ touch me. Give me a connection that says we’re on the same fuckin’ side. I can’t continue to stay in this place we are in. I’m drowning here, Kadence. We both are, and I just don’t know if I can keep treading water for both of us. You have to help me, baby. You have to want us to survive.” He falls to the bed, his head dropping to his hands. Seeing him like this, in this state makes me realize that our situation is bigger than me, than him. It’s bigger than either one of us realize.

“That’s not fair.” I release the handle and turn, collapsing against the wall. The wind knocks out of me as his words resonate within me. We are drowning and I have to stop fighting. At this realization, my knees become weak. Standing becomes too hard. I slide down the wall, dropping my ass to the carpet.

“Life isn’t fair, Kadence. I wish it was, but it just isn’t. Look where we both have come from; look where life has taken us. We won’t survive if you won’t talk to me, Kadence. Talk to someone.” He stands to come to me, but having him in my space only makes things worse.

“Please don’t.” I draw in a breath, defeated. His frustration and concerns only prove what a bad mother I’ve been, what a bad wife I’ve become.

 “Don’t what, Kadence?  Don’t make me walk away. I want my wife back. I don’t know what’s happened, but I don’t like who you’ve become.” His voice is pained, as broken as my soul feels. His confession doesn’t surprise me, but it still burns. I know I don’t like who I’ve become. How do I expect Nix to like me?

“You don’t think I ask myself that question every day? That I don’t look at myself and ask what is wrong with me? I don’t know who I’ve become, Nix. All I know is I should. I should know who I am.” My head thuds against the wall in defeat. I can’t keep going on like this. I can hear Harlow’s cries quietening, as she resettles herself, but that doesn’t stop me from wanting out of this room.

“I know who you are, Kadence. You’re the woman I love. The most amazin’ mother to our daughter, our son.” Saying Z is my son pulls at me harder. The fact that he, too, is affected by what is happening hurts even more. Nix walks over and squats to my level, careful not to get into my space, but close enough for me to reach out and touch him if I wanted to.

“Why don’t I know that? I should know that Nix.”

“You don’t have to know. I know, the kids know and that’s enough.”

“It’s not enough for me.” My hand itches to touch him, to feel his hardness under my fingers, but sitting broken on the floor of our bedroom, I know I can’t. I can’t touch the man who means everything to me and I hate myself for it.

“When did you stop trustin’ yourself?”

“I don’t know. When did I stop being myself?” I counter, and my admission halts him for a moment. He crawls forward, coming closer into my space. His warmth, his calming presence wraps itself all over me.

“The first step is askin’ for help, baby. Let me help you. You don’t have to be alone. Let me learn to breathe the ugliness you see. Let me share the darkness, Kadence. Just don’t push me away.” His pleading pulls at me, pulls at the hatred that has settled inside.

“I’m not doing good, Nix,” I say, looking up and giving him what he needs. What I need. “Somewhere along the way, I woke completely lost and overwhelmed. And every day, it gets harder and harder to deal.” A sob tears from deep within me, and walls I’ve been hiding behind crumble down.

“I know, baby.” He pulls me into the hardness of his chest. “We’re gonna be okay,” he promises, and everything in me wants to believe him. Everything in me wants to trust he has me. That he has us. But the truth is, I’ve drowned in so much self-doubt and uneasiness, that trust seems so far away.



by Claire Rose


First and foremost, please read the other books in the series as this is a novella where we see Kadence and Nix give birth to their baby girl.

Now we’ve all been there at some point but my god, this author wrote exactly what some of us women were feeling or going through after giving birth. Poor Kadence! You feel all her emotions when she is struggling with the baby blues. She’s that far gone in her own head that even her baby girl can’t bring her back to the living. All Kadence knows is that she is failing at be a wife, a mother, a best friend and everything else life is throwing at her.

Until one night when Nix has had enough and starts pushing her to talk. However, that night takes a turn for the worst when he delivers some home truths. Poor Nix. We see him struggle with his wife as he tries to be there for her. Meanwhile, he is failing his club as he spends his time at home with his family. Then he loses his temper because he can’t take any more. So he tells his wife exactly how he feels. The home truth is he just can’t cope any more. We also see Nix has his own problems to deal with that end up with him in the hospital.

Can Kadence and Nix be fixed or is this the end of the road for both of them? The only way to find out is by reading this incredibly well written novella. I’ve rated it five stars for one simple reason; the author has put much love and passion into it. A brilliant read which I found difficult to put down. Well done!





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Phoenix ‘Nix’ Knight thought pulling his club out of the illegal shit his Pops got them into was difficult.
Until he meets Kadence.
Kadence Turner has no business lusting over a student’s father, especially the president of the Knights Rebels MC. Nix is crass, obnoxious and dangerously sexy and for some reason, Kadence can’t seem to hate him for it. The bossy biker breaks down her defenses, but unlike the old Kadence, the woman she is today won’t give in without a fight.
The tension is undeniable, the attraction fierce. A man that wants what he wants and a woman that will fight him every step of the way.
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Three little words are all it takes to rip his world apart. Lost in his own affliction, Sy has been living in a darkness that he doesn’t ever want to let go of. 
Until she arrives and shines her light so bright that nothing else mattered.
She was only in it for the chase, for the thrill of capturing the unattainable.
But what happens when her world shatters around her, spiraling her into the darkness beside him?
Can his affliction be her resurrection?
Or will two lost souls living in the depths of deception let it destroy them?
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About the Author


River Savage is the author of the Knights Rebels MC Series. 


An avid reader of romance and erotic novels, her love for books and reading fueled her passion for writing. Reading no longer sated her addiction, so she started writing in secret. She never imagined that her dream of publishing a novel would ever be achievable. 
With a soft spot for an alpha male and a snarky sassy woman, Kadence and Nix were born.


River would love to hear from you. You can contact and/or follow her via…

Facebook / Twitter ( @RiverS_Author ) / Pinterest / Website / TSU / Youtube

Email: riversavageauthor@gmail.com



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Cover Reveal – Trusting Gibson by K.L Shandwick

‘Heart Strings can only truly be tugged by music” ~Gibson Barclay
#TG #TGComingSoon.
Taking a chance on Gibson Barclay was something Chloe never envisaged in her future when she was in college. Years later, she found herself thrown into his world with no immediate way out. She knew that trying to be the girlfriend of Gibson Barclay would come at a price. Was she capable of trusting him with his notorious womanising reputation and temptation only a heartbeat away? Chloe was still dealing with her own dark event, and with the media constantly thirsty for new information about Gibson and his life, it meant Chloe would constantly watching over her shoulder, fearful of her past rearing its ugly head again. Gibson promised to protect Chloe, but how could he keep her safe from the past that still haunts her with his life in the spotlight? When Gibson’s trust is put to the test how will he react?.

Gibson’s Legacy:-  OUT NOW

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Gibson Barclay has been famous for almost seven years and he’s only twenty four. 
Seldom does anyone pick up a magazine, newspaper or watch a television entertainment show, without seeing his image or reading about his promiscuous antics . He had no need to court publicity with his magnetic charm and charismatic ways; when he chooses to cooperate that is. Shrugging off the advice of publicists and image consultants, Gibson makes no excuses for who he is, and with no ties,he answers to no one about how he chooses to live his life. 
From teenage musician to twenties mega rock star, Gibson has seen and done it all. Women fantasize about him and men envy his rock scene, womanizing lifestyle. Only one person ever made Gibson feel uncomfortable about the way he lived his live. No one ever said no to him that he can remember, although there was two minute events that he has never been able to shake from his mind. Both of those events involved the way Chloe Jenner looked at him. It was something and nothing, but for him, the impact haunted him. In the strangest twist of fate, something so wildly obscure occurred, that set his mind ablaze with the memory of that small encounter.
Like all women, Chloe found Gibson striking and had even shared with her friends, her own guilty fantasy about him. Fantasy and reality were poles apart and Chloe believed that Gibson Barclay never even knew that she existed. 
©KL Shandwick



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K. L. Shandwick lives on the outskirts of London. She started writing after a challenge by a friend when she commented on a book she read. The result of this was “The Everything Trilogy.” Her background has been mainly in the health and social care sector in the U.K. She is still currently a freelance or self- employed professional in this field. Her books tend to focus on the relationships of the main characters. Writing is a form of escapism for her and she is just as excited to find out where her characters take her as she is when she reads another author’s work.

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harper sloano




by Sarah Bookhooked


Being a massive fan of Harpers Corps Security series I was super excited when this little gem dropped on my Kindle!

This is the story of Cohen Cage, (Greg’s son) and Danielle Reid, (Axel’s daughter) now they are all grown up.

Do you remember little Cohen Cage who always ran around with his cape on and was always talking about Greg’s Weiner rings? Well, let me tell you now, that little boy has grown up into one heck of a man and just maybe has a little bit of jewellery of his very own!
Dani has feelings for Cohen and everybody knows it. Growing up together, spending time together, Dani’s feelings grew and she’s never kept that hidden from him. But with the five year age difference, Cohen felt he could never act on the feelings he had for her.

Fast forward five years and we have a very grown up Cohen who’s ready to admit his feeling and just how much he feels for Dani. He’s followed in his father’s footsteps and he’s become a marine. The whole corps family has come together the day before he’s set to be deployed for his second tour. Dani and Cohen get a few moments together when she’s caught staring at him when it finally happens…

Quote: “When my eyes meet his, I expect to see humour at busting me, but all I see is the mirrored hunger I know is dancing behind my green eyes. His are heated, a deep fire blazing behind them. He isn’t even attempting to hide his desire for me.”

The love and steam these two have and create after feelings are admitted is off the scale. However, there’s danger on the horizon with someone else who’s also got an interest in Danielle Reid and not in the best way possible. They are set to send Dani’s world into chaos. Cohen is away on his tour, someone is after getting Dani’s attention, there’s unexpected news, there’s love, there’s family, there’s tears and there’s trouble!

Without giving away any spoilers away, I absolutely loved this book. It was well written and lovely to see all the members of the corps family in Cohen and Dani’s story… Oh, and Sway! With all his golden glitter, who can forget him as he is part of the family too?

I can’t wait and hope we get to see more love and relationships blossom from the offspring of the corps security series.


Continue reading “** UNEXPECTED FATE by HARPER SLOAN **”



Title: Monster Stepbrother
Author: Harlow Grace
 Release Date: February 9, 2015



His dark obsession runs deep. How does a girl go from being her Daddy’s precious baby doll to feeling like a filthy whore?Easy really. When my father remarries it changes the course of my life and
everything becomes . . . complicated.
My new stepbrother is a monster who hates me. Unapologetic, controlling and
brazen he’s intent on making my life a living hell. Blackmails me into doing
things I never thought I’d do. Illicit things. 

Oliver King makes the rules. He f*cks me whenever he wants. How he wants. Where
he wants.

My head screams this is wrong, yet I can’t resist giving in to forbidden desires.

I’m his possession, his toy — his ultimate pleasure.

He’s never letting me go. I’m his dark obsession.

My dirty addiction to my stepbrother grows to a dangerous level. Am I sick to
crave more from the man who has made me his slut? Or should I escape and run as
far away as possible? 

My name is Maya Childs and this is my story. 

Dark erotic novel that contains sensitive subject matter that may make readers uncomfortable. Not appropriate for readers under 18. Contains explicit language and descriptions of sexual situations and violence.


Reviewed by Sharon Thérèse Nuttall

For goodness sake! What has this author gone and done to me? I normally stay well clear of dark reads; however, such was my metamorphosis after reading Monster Stepbrother, had me sincerely hoping there is more to come from her masterful penmanship. After a sleep deprivation night flipping the pages under the sheets, only resulted in a ginormous book hangover. For those of you who like dark reads, this is it! Get ready for lewd vocabulary. Get ready for an angst-ridden and a fast moving plot which literally sucks you in, that will literally spit you out! Get ready for unspoken words between the two protagonists overflowing with misunderstandings. This book will mess with your head; make you question the morality behind this complex story.

Quote: “Since the beginning, anger and contempt steadily intensified until it became all consuming. Destructive!”

Oliver is nefariously walking a tight line. And he knows it! His wrong doings spin out of control. He goes to great lengths to seek vengeance on the one person who wants his praise without realising why. His wayward acts will have horrendous repercussions. Both are young. Hormones take over any reasoning. I asked myself more than once what was the basis for such hatred. The answer is pure and simple. Attraction for a step-sibling.

Quote: “What’s wrong with me? I was so f….d up to want him in that way.”

My feelings for Oliver at the beginning of this story were conflicted. Obnoxious, definitely. Horrendously good-looking, no doubt about it. A grudge or two towards his self-centred mother who cares more for her well-being than her son’s, most certainly. Nevertheless, he’s an excellent IT student studying away from home for reasons to be revealed in the story. He takes care of himself in all aspects and is financially independent. Here we have one hell of a gorgeous young man you cannot not help to fall in love regardless of his dark side.

Quote: “F***ing and women talking should be mutually exclusive.”

The story starts off when he meets up with ‘the kid’ on his summer vacation. He’d met Maya before but he’d chosen to ignore her, and now she’s out to make his very existence impossible. Life comes and goes, time passes by with all its complications. But when the time comes for his nemesis to pay her for titillating ways, he finds a way to blackmail her into succumbing to his needs. Obsession rules. He’s consumed by her beauty, her sassy back-chat, her very being.

Quote: “You, Oliver King, are a f***ing monster. I despise you.”

Oh Lord! It’s not right to fall in love with the hero who isn’t a hero at all. This read was soooo good. I can’t get over the fact that I lost a night’s sleep burning the pages. As previously mentioned, I can’t for the life of me comprehend how this author has managed to sway my opinion regarding dark reads, which she plainly has. It’s a highly erotic and consuming read so therefore, my recommendation is go with the flow. You won’t be disappointed.

Quote: “Oliver was my drug of choice. I never denied him.”

If there was one thing I would have liked to have seen in this standalone novel is a playlist. There are many songs fitting for this incredibly awesome couple who will strive over the years to have a happy ending. But saying that, I couldn’t find fault in this impeccable read. There is so much I wanted to say in this review but I refuse to let on. Just read it. You will not regret one-clicking! One huge, enormous bravo to you Ms. Grace.

Quote: ” Make time stand still, Oliver”



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Author Bio
Harlow Grace has tried many things in her life but writing has always been and still
remains her passion.  She loves to create characters in need of redemption
and her stories are mostly all dark romance but then again, she likes to mix
things up so don’t be surprised if she publishes a sweet romance every now and
then.  When she’s not writing or reading, Harlow is plotting and planning
her next adventure or dreaming of lazy days in the sun with a good book in one
hand and a cocktail in the other.
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