Release: Pretty Reckless by L.J. Shen

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Pretty Reckless, an all-new standalone high school, bully romance from USA Today bestselling author L.J. Shen, is available now!

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We were supposed to be best friends

But turned out to be worst enemies…

Penn

They say revenge is a dish best served cold.

I’d had four years to stew on what Daria Followhill did to me, and now my heart is completely iced.

I took her first kiss.

She took the only thing I loved.

I was poor.

She was rich.

The good thing about circumstances? They can change. Fast.

Now, I’m her parents’ latest shiny project.

Her housemate. Her tormentor. The captain of the rival football team she hates so much.

Yeah, baby girl, say it—I’m your foster brother.

There’s a price to pay for ruining the only good thing in my life, and she’s about to shell out some serious tears.

Daria Followhill thinks she is THE queen. I’m about to prove to her that she’s nothing but a spoiled princess.

Daria

Everyone loves a good-old, unapologetic punk.

But being a bitch? Oh, you get slammed for every snarky comment, cynical eye roll, and foot you put in your adversaries’ way.

The thing about stiletto heels is that they make a hell of a dent when you walk all over the people who try to hurt you.

In Penn Scully’s case, I pierced his heart until he bled out, then left it in a trash can on a bright summer day.

Four years ago, he asked me to save all of my firsts for him.

Now he lives across the hall, and there’s nothing I want more than to be his last everything.

His parting words when he gave me his heart were that nothing in this world is free.

Now? Now he is making me pay.

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About LJ Shen:

L.J. Shen is an International #1 best-selling author of Contemporary Romance and New Adult novels. She lives in Northern California with her husband, young son and chubby cat.

Before she’d settled down, L.J. (who thinks referring to herself in the third person is really silly, by the way) traveled the world, and collected friends from all across the globe. Friends who’d be happy to report that she is a rubbish companion, always forgets people’s’ birthdays and never sends Christmas cards.

She enjoys the simple things in life, like spending time with her family and friends, reading, HBO, Netflix and internet-stalking Stephen James. She reads between three to five books a week and firmly believes Crocs shoes and mullets should be outlawed.

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Review of: Three Alpha Romeo by Krista Wolf @HiddenGemsBooks

Danger and a common enemy brought them together, but love kept them together.

Andrea is a woman looking for revenge and has worked hard to get herself into position to finally take it. However, things do not work out in her favor the night she plans to get her revenge.

Marcus is an ex-Army Ranger and a man looking to avenge the woman he loved. He is working alone and thinks he is going to exact his revenge the same night as Andrea, but things don’t work out in his favor either.

Randall and Holden are ex-SEALs who want revenge on the same man as Andrea and Marcus, but they are working together and know about Andrea’s desire to avenge her loved one. They know nothing of Marcus’ desire to avenge his loved one, yet. They were on the same SEAL team and work like a well-oiled machine. Their differences make them a great team.

Alexander Kyrkos is a man who is dangerous and works for a group called Indigo. It’s a worldwide group of killers and dangerous men. He’s also paranoid and keeps moving around the world in hopes that his enemies won’t find him or kill him. He’s not as well liked as he once way in the group and is being hunted by these four to exact revenge for the death of people they cared about.

I really enjoyed the suspense of this story. There were a few times where I was holding my breath hoping that things would work out and none of these four main characters were killed. Their commitment to their goal as well as each other never waned and they worked very well together for a common goal. While at first, I thought Marcus was going to be a wild card, he turned out to be a guy they could all count on and trust. The twists in the story were perfect and kept me wondering if Marcus was truly a bad guy or just a guy caught up in a bad situation.

I give this story a 4-star review and highly recommend it to readers who enjoy sassy, brassy women who know how to take care of themselves, as well as Alpha men who are smart enough to let their woman be herself but still be there to protect her and take care of her. I loved the Extended Epilogue too. Thank you for more of their story.

Review: A Light In The Desert by Anne Montgomery

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Wow, what an interesting read. A story of truth and fiction intertwined to create an interesting story of a pregnant teen girl, a Vietnam vet, a group of people from the Children of Light compound, a derailed train, and a young man who has a lot of issues.

Kelly Garcia is a young teen girl who is pregnant. She is not a social person, she’s never been to school, and she is pretty much kept out of the public eye by her mother who is simultaneously ashamed of her due to a birth defect and jealous of her for the attention she receives from her step-father.

The Children of the Light a group that live off the land they tend in the desert of Arizona. They are a religious cult that takes Kelly in when her mother doesn’t want her in the home any longer. They care for her and help her. They are also friends with Jason Ramm a man who lives on his own near the Rowley Mine and helps the Children of the Light with groceries. He is a man who is trained to be ruthless and deadly, but he just wants redemption and peace, a man who is fighting with his ghosts from his past but has a good heart and is kind and considerate as well as secretive and a loner.

This story has many characters that are introduced throughout the story. They all fit into the story in a way that helps bring the story to life. This story was intriguing, suspenseful, and heartwarming at times, but also heart-wrenching as well. The treatment of Kelly by her mother and the innocence of her made my heartbreak when she met new people and the way she had to steel herself for the shock on their faces or expected shock from them when they saw her. The intrigue of Jason Ramm’s story and his need to be secluded and secretive kept me interested in him and the story.

I give this story a 4.5-star review and recommend it to readers who enjoy a story of fact and fiction mixed to create a story that pulls you in and keeps you turning the pages for answers. The detail of the desert colors and sights were so well written and were easy to picture. I do wish there was more about Jason Ramm and what happened to him after he left. This was my first read by Anne Montgomery and I was not at all disappointed.

RELEASE: His Salvation: Cavalieri Della Morte by Claire Marta

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Title: His Salvation
Series: Cavalieri Della Morte Series
Author: Claire Marta
Genre: Romance Suspense
Release: April 25, 2019
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Blurb:
I’ve been betrayed. A hit gone wrong. I’m hurt and hunted.

She helps me out of fear–an innocent snatched up in my bid to escape. I can’t let her live because she’s seen my face.
No survivors. No witnesses. That’s a code I live by and one I’ve always upheld. Yet when it comes to my petal, she makes me hesitate.

I want to taste her and make her mine in the most primitive way. Ravage her. Devour her. Allowing my need for her to take hold.

Unsure of who to trust, I feel the enemy closing in. I should set her free, but I can’t. I’ll discover who has a price on my head and I’ll end them, meeting blood with blood, and bullet with bullet.

Would she still want me when she sees me kill? Or will it scare her off for good?

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Praise for the novel:
“Wow! His Salvation was an incredibly entertaining, fast paced, thrilling ride!” – Goodreads Review

“His Salvation is a sinfully, delicious dark thriller with mystery, suspense, action packed drama and sizzling scenes.” – Beyond the Covers Blog

“Omg Claire!!! 5* is not even a drop in the ocean for what this book deserves.” – Goodreads Review

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Author Bio:
A native Brit, I live in Italy with my husband and daughter. When I am not writing and drinking copious amounts of tea, I enjoys taking photos of my adoptive country, trying to stay fit with running, reading amazing books and being a stay at home mother.

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ARC REVIEW: His Salvation: Cavalieri Della Morte by Claire Marta

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ out of 5

Our past has a way of coming back to us at some point in our lives.

Kay Lockwood is a killer and a member of the Cavalieri Della Morte. He was born into the life. His father and mother were both murdered when he was a child, but his father was also a killer. Only he was not a member of the Cavalieri Della Morte. After the death of Kay’s parents, he was taken in by Paulo Jilani and raised as his own son. Unfortunately, for Kay, Paulo was the only one in the family who cared about Kay.

Evelyn Thornton has recently graduated from college with her degree as a veterinarian. Always the good girl, straight A’s, studious, and always doing as her parents expect, Evelyn is finally doing something for herself. She won an all-expenses paid trip to Italy for one week. She’s excited about this trip and the possibility of doing something out of the ordinary for her and a little crazy. Little does she know that her life is about to change in so many ways.

I loved this story and the way the story unfolded was perfect. The past comes back to haunt Kay and Paulo in ways that could end with the death of both of them as well as innocents. Kay is a ruthless man who does not take his job lightly. He is lethal, focused, and very dangerous. He will also lose his heart without even knowing it.

I give this story a 4-star review and recommend it to readers who have started reading the Cavalieri Della Morte stories as well as readers who enjoy reading about a lethal Alpha male losing his heart unexpectedly and finding someone who challenges him in different ways than his job does.

COVER REVEAL: In the Crossfire: Circle of Justice #4 by L.P. Dover @GiveMeBooksPR and @LPDover

Title: In the Crossfire
Series: Circle of Justice #4
Author: L.P. Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Mafia
Cover Design: Regina Wamba
Photo: Sara Eirew
Model: Mike Chabot
Release Date: June 4, 2019

Blurb

Secrets.
Lies.
Betrayal.
Murder.

I’ve gotten away with it all, but that won’t last forever.

I’m Bryce Chandler, FBI agent and member of the Circle of Justice, a covert
organization that metes out retribution to those who’ve escaped the system
without punishment. For the last year I’ve been deep undercover, doing
unspeakable things to secure my place in the mafia world. These days I barely
recognize the man in the mirror, but Anthony Corsino is finally in my
crosshairs.

He’s entrusted me with the one thing he loves most—his daughter, Layla. She was
just another detail of the mission, until she was suddenly so much more. I
never meant to fall for the enemy, but I couldn’t resist. I’m in too deep. My
brothers are determined to get me out, but I can’t let them interfere. It’s my
job to put down the target. However, when I do, I’ll lose the only woman I’ve
ever loved and the only good thing left in my life. If I don’t, I’ll lose
myself. 

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Author Bio

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she began her literary journey she worked in periodontics, enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.
She loves to write, but she also loves to play golf, go on mountain hikes, and has a passion for singing. Her youngest daughter, who she’s also written a children’s book with, expects a concert each and every night before bedtime, usually Christmas carols.
Dover has written countless novels in several different genres, including a children’s book with her youngest daughter, but her favorite to write is romantic suspense. However, she has found a new passion in romantic comedy, especially involving sexy golfers. Who knew the sport could be so dirty and fun to write about.
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ARC Review:Mayhem’s King: Operation Mayhem #4 by Lindsay Cross @GiveMeBooksPR and @lindsaycross101

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ out of 5!

Kingston has put his tragic past behind him, but he’s no longer living life. He’s just surviving life. After a tragic day in King’s life, he left everything behind. A member of the Mayhem project, his life is about to change once again. He believes he’s a man who doesn’t deserve happiness or love, and his focus is on revenge.

Laura Dawson is a woman who is content and happy with her life. Her brother, John, was in the service and twice, she thought he was dead. He’ll bring changes to her life that she is not expecting or prepared for. John’s military background will drag Laura into danger, and she will find a part of her that she never knew was missing.

The men that surround King are his family and they will do anything to protect each other and those that mean the world to them. The mansion they all live in is their compound and they believe they are safe there.

I loved this book. However, the second chapter confused me until I got further into it. I was lost for a period of time, but when I got further into the story, I understood what was going on.

It’s a tragic story of a second chance at life for a man who doesn’t believe he deserves it. For a man who believes that he is destined to live his life alone, he has a huge heart in his chest, but needs to be reminded of how to keep it beating.

I give this story a 5-star review and would recommend it to readers who like military, suspense, and tough guys being brought to their knees by little girls. I would like to read more of King’s first team’s story after he left. I think I need to go back and read the previous stories to get a better feel of what is going on with King.