Audio: In His Hands by Adriana Anders

Audio: In His Hands by Adriana Anders

Posted August 14, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 0 Comments

                 This author / narrator combo has grasped me again and won’t let go. The classification may be contemporary romance but it feels like romantic suspense. I am in tense limbo the entire time I listen. Or heck, when I am not listening. I keep waiting for the bad guys to be …. bad. My head plays every worst case scenario. In His Hands is especially emotional since there is a cult “church” involved which is a real trigger for me. I dislike people using religious beliefs to be unkind or worse. I’m enjoying how the narrator has captured the southern dialects, as well as the other characters from various parts of the world who inhabit this small town […]


At His Mercy by Shelly Bell

At His Mercy by Shelly Bell

Posted August 13, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments

  Want I liked about At His Mercy: Hot chemistry – I felt the chemistry between Tristan and Isabella and found their attraction very believable Kink – I liked the D/s elements of the BDSM romance wasn’t over the top. I think for this story and the characters the kink level was just right. No Virgins were hurt in the making of this book – I really loved the fact that Isabella wasn’t a virgin. I just knew during their first sex scene he was going to find out after he pushed into her that she was a virgin. But nope so YEAH FOR NO VIRGINS. She did her research – While Isabellas was not a virgin, she was a newbie to the BDSM lifestyle […]


The Flirtation by Tara Sue Me

The Flirtation by Tara Sue Me

Posted August 12, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments

  The Flirtation is the second book experience with Tara Sue Me and I have to say after loving both books (first was Master Professor) I am now hooked on Tara’s writing style. The Flirtation is 10th book in the Submissive series but it can easily be read as a stand alone. I know because that’s what I did. After loving the world and characters in this installment I will go back and read the other books in the series. I read over the Synopsis for the other books to see what books the secondary characters were in because there were a few couples or references to couples. I want to read all their stories. Why did I love The Flirtation? Main characters – Lynne and Simon […]


Audio:  By Her Touch by Adriana Anders

Audio: By Her Touch by Adriana Anders

Posted August 12, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 1 Comment

                     The Blank Canvas series continues in the fascinating Virginia small town with the doctor who removes tattoos for those who need it. Clay needs to remove his so he gets back to looking respectable, for the court case against the Sultan motorcycle gang where he was under cover. The gang members still not apprehended are trying to find him and kill him. Another team member has already been eliminated so Clay knows he can’t trust anyone. Wendy Tremont King continues the narration for this series. I did listen at 1.25x speed but when it is a southern setting, I tend not to speed it up. It worked fine for me here. King’s presentation of the vividly detailed […]


Romp Scenes Burns Calories! with Shelly Bell

Romp Scenes Burns Calories! with Shelly Bell

Posted August 11, 2017 by Jennifer in Author Guest Post, Stomp vs Romp 2017 | 1 Comment

    I write erotic suspense, so I love both sex and actions scenes. They both make the heart race a bit faster. Both spur the imagination. Both help to empower the women who read them. But in a competition between the two, Team Romp easily wins! Here’s why:   Erotic romance helps women escape from their everyday life roles to connect with their sexual selves. This aids in…  Sexual communication with their partners. Which leads to… Creativity in the bedroom. Plus, studies have shown that reading erotic romance will increase sexual desire and overall sexual function in women. In fact, women who read it have 74% more sex. And sex leads to orgasms… Orgasms reduce stress, relieve pain, improve memory, and BURNS CALORIES!   […]


Thrifty Thursday:  Flash of Fury by Lea Griffith

Thrifty Thursday: Flash of Fury by Lea Griffith

Posted August 10, 2017 by Anne in Book Review | 2 Comments

               The purpose of Thrifty Thursday is to read a book which was free (at some point). Kindle freebie on June 14, 2017  (currently $6.15 at Amazon, $7.49 at Barnes & Noble as of writing this post) Overall rating 4.03 with 120 ratings and 53 reviews   I’ve been lucky to get several new releases as Kindle freebies this summer. They seem to be available for just a day or two but since I get about a zillion freebie emails (and read them all) I get some good ones. Flash of Fury is a really good one. Romantic suspense is a favorite genre but sometimes the romance isn’t very realistic or the characters aren’t developed or there is too much focus […]


Excerpt from The Flirtation by Tara Sue Me

Excerpt from The Flirtation by Tara Sue Me

Posted August 9, 2017 by Jennifer in Stomp vs Romp 2017 | 2 Comments

  Check out my review on Saturday!   Excerpt Simon stood in front of Lynne and took his belt off, making sure he did it slowly enough that she could hear the leather sliding through the loops of his pants. He didn’t miss the small shiver that shook her body. “You know I’m a sadist?” He hadn’t told her when they were together the last time, and he didn’t want to go any further without being very clear about who he was. “Yes, Sir.” He let one end of the belt hang so just a part of it was in her line of sight. She sucked in a breath. Yes. “Your mind is racing, isn’t it?” he asked. “There’s the part telling you to stand […]


Penelope Blue Series by Tamara Morgan

Penelope Blue Series by Tamara Morgan

Posted August 8, 2017 by Jennifer in Book Review | 0 Comments

  Stealing Mr. Right jumps back and forth between present day and about a year (15 months or so) to show us how Penelope and Grant met and fall in love. The story is told through Penelope’s POV. Present day Penelope is still a jewel thief who is married to Grant a FBI agent. They both know Grant is watching her and her band of friends. They are playing a sexy cat and mouse game but only one of them knows they are playing for keeps. Or should I say only one is up front about it. It takes one of them a little longer to come to terms with the fact they actually love their spouse. Stealing Mr. Right is an enjoyable read about […]