Sunday, October 6, 2013

Book Review Seduced by the Storm (ACRO, #3) by Sydney Croft





Seduced by The Storm
Arco # 3
by Sydney Croft

 5
Reviewed by:Angels
Format:Paperback
Published by :Delta Source:Purchased Copy
                Gene:Paranormal Romance/Erotica

Blurb


They met in a steamy Florida bar—then spent a night of mind-bending passion. Two secret agents who each possess unique telekinetic gifts—and whose combined sexual powers leave neither of them unscathed. For ex-Navy SEAL Wyatt Kennedy, assigned by the Agency for Covert Rare Operatives to the most treacherous mission of his career, the woman in black leather and lace has just become more than a one-night stand. Because Faith Black is the sole barrier to the success of his mission—and not even Wyatt’s legendary seduction skills can penetrate her deep cover.

Faith’s psychic gifts make her one of the world’s most dangerous women—but she hides a secret pain she shares with no one. Until Wyatt. And Faith has an agenda of her own: using her unique powers to save someone close to her—a move that pits her against a man she thought she’d never see again. For as a deadly hurricane is unleashed across the eastern seaboard, desire reignites between Faith and Wyatt, exposing secrets that thrust them both into harm’s way. With the hurricane sweeping closer—and their erotic hunger for each other growing—these two wary hearts must come together to heal, to trust and to harness the power of a storm that could consume everything in its path.





My Thoughts & Review


This was one hot read from beginning to the end. Tons of action and suspense.Wyatt Kennedy telekinetic his mission is to sabotage a man man weather machine that is being used for evil means.Wyatt meets Faith at a bar is asks Wyatt to play along as she is hiding from someone and pretending she doesn't want to see or talk to.The two have an instant attraction to one another and have a wild night and some very hot sex. Wyatt is enjoying himself immensely as his ability has a rare disadvantage anyone he sleeps with never remembers even meeting him or doing the dirty.

Although Wyatt didn't know it Faith has the same abilities but, more powerful.They meet on the rig where Wyatt is undercover and runs into Faith there and she remembers there night together and what came before that ,its mind-boggling to him.Both operatives are working toward the same goal but, for different reasons and agencies.Danger and betrayal are in the works.

These two made a cute couple especially for Wyatt as he is never been able to have a relationship will his ability because of its side effects.They are one passionate couple with who are constantly having some really hot sex but, then again the sexual arousal is part of what's feeding Wyatt's gift.

This couple deserves to be together but, there relationship is doomed from the beginning as each party has a different thought on what's the right thing do about there mission, but, Wyatt's is very clear if he doesn't destroy it many people will die!The other characters from the other books and there agency's operatives grace our pages again in this story playing there part in this dangerous mission.



This was and enjoyable and one very Hot Read. Found the characters to engaging and sincere.There was just enough mystery and danger to keep you intrigue and on the edge.Quite the page turner.Recommended Read and its series !









Book Review Taming the Fire (ACRO #4) by Sydney Croft





Taming the Fire
Arco # 4
by Sydney Croft

 4 
Reviewed by:Angels
Format:Paperback
Published by :Delta Source:Purchased Copy
                Gene:Paranormal Romance/Erotica

Blurb

Power. Pleasure. Danger. It doesn't get any hotter than this.

He came to the underground London club for a night of extreme sex play with the enigmatic “Mistress Rik.” But the special agent known as Trance is really on a search-and-rescue mission to keep her alive. Part predator, Ulrika “Rik” Jaegar possesses feral powers that make her a danger to others—and to herself. That’s why the Agency for Covert Rare Operatives (ACRO) wants to recruit her to their side….To do so, Trance will have to pull off the impossible: capture and control Rik, both woman and beast.

On the run from the deadly agency that changed her into a pleasure-seeking shape-shifter, Rik uses sex to rein in her own raging desires. Operating on pure instinct, she trusts no one…especially the magnificent alpha male with the power to seduce her into submission. An undercover agent with unique hypnotic gifts, Trance is surprised by his instinct to hold Rik and keep her safe—but he has a job to do. And as he hunts her down, as Rik and Trance are thrust into the ultimate game of domination and submission, they’ll enter a place where surrender is their sole hope of survival—and the only thing that can tame the wild beast in both of them.…





My Thoughts & Review


Loving this series.This story Trance is sent to recruit Rik who is being controlled by Itor the competitive agency who exploits people with gifts to do bad things.They have a collar that had a bomb in it and they controlled her by using it to make demands. Rik is a shape-shifter she shifts into a wolf but, she has not control of the beast when its out. She is a danger and its hard to control the beast as it is also ruled by her emotions.She is hiding out in a sex club which specializes in domination and submission.Trance has to go uncover in this club and seek Rik out and its not in his nature to do so and it is playing with his emotions. He is expected to do things the he doesn't want to do but, has to submit for the good of the cause. He has to be very convincing as Rik never sees the same sub again.

Rik weather she admits it or not but, something is different about Trance and she is intrigued.They play a cat a mouse game for a bit until Trance is forced to play his hand as danger is right behind them as and Agent of ARCO .Ryan has had his mind scrubbed by the bad Agency Itor who is controlling him now through brain washing making Rik his target.Ryan not knowing who he is or the he was even that he was an Agent ARCO Agency they have made him a killer for them.Now Trance needs to deal with two deadly problems hoping they all survive it.Trance has his own special talents hoping her can convince both parties to do the right thing without blood-shed.

As always with this series there are other mini stories going on. Devil ARCO commander his dealing with a new situation in his life.Marlena also one of Dev's lovers is making life changes.Kira makes her appearance and course Wyatt and Faith are here with us again in this tale.

The character's in this book and the collection of the other stories in this series is really what makes this series a hit in my book. They are all unique in there own way.Wounded souls all of them when the arrive at ARCO but, healed through time and love.They are a group of friends who are like family to one another and have each others back. There are all dangerous yet, have superior talents and can be fun and loving on the other hand.

Some loose ties clear up while secrets revealed. Arco two agents need to come to grips with the past in order to go forward and love the two women these been were meant to love.

Recommended book and its series!









Book Review Darn Good Cowboy Christmas (Spikes and Spurs #3) by Carolyn Brown




Darn Good Cowboy Christmas
by Carolyn Brown

 5
Reviewed by:Angels
Format:Paperback
Published by : Sourcebooks Casablanca Source:Purchased Copy
                Gene: Western Romance

Blurb


He's one hot cowboy...

Raylen O'Donnell is one smokin' cowboy. He could have any woman he wants, but he's never been able to forget a certain dark-haired girl who disappeared from his life. So when she suddenly returns to the ranch next door, Raylen's not fixing to let her get away again.

And she's out for a sizzlin' Christmas...

Raised in a traveling carnival, Lizelle Hanson thought all she wanted was a house that didn't have wheels and a sexy cowboy for her very own. But when settling down's going to take some getting used to, and catching Raylen, the hotter-than-hell cowboy next door, might just take a little holiday magic.





My Thoughts and review

I enjoyed this book it was simply a fun read with many laughs. Liz all her life has lived the life in the carnival never putting down roots. But, even though she loves the life of it she has grown tired of it and wants to set roots down. Her Uncle has a ranch that she can have if she decides after time that she will want to stay and set some roots down the ranch is a vast estate that comes with pets ! LOL. Liz has not been back to the ranch in quiet awhile but, wonders if Raylen O'Donnell may still be around as he was once the man who haunted her dreams.

Liz's one wish through all this is to have a Christmas tree and a cowboy for Christmas she loves Christmas and all the decorations.Once Liz arrives to the ranch who does she encounter in her new home but, the sexy cowboy Raylen.

The story was a throughly enjoyable read for me. I found Liz to be and fun loving person with a big caring heart and of those of her friends.I just loved the way she talked and went about stuff and her antic's were funny. She was a fortune teller and a belly dancer in the carnival which she was rather good at. She is also a very wealth women who goes to work everyday and does the one thing she loves.She will miss the carnival the friends and the life she has made but, she wants a different kind of life now. Raylen the sexy cowboy has always wanted Liz since they were kids and the sparks fly when they are around each other.These two lovebirds are given a second chance at love.

The chemistry between these two was endearing and so were there sexual encounters. There passionate love scenes are a little more subdued than this writer normally writes but, I found that to be okay because the book had tons of other things to keep you interested in.The other cast members were funny and engaging with all those other sexy cowboys and there flirting and hot looks. As all books have there is always one jealous flirtatious women trying to steal the man you want.Love is never easy but, one thing is for sure she will give it all shes got to get the one thing she wants most for Christmas and that's the Cowboy of her heart!

I just love this author and all her cowboy books they are all different but, connect the characters from one book to the next.The books are all full of life humor and romance all wrapped up into one! A recommended light enjoyable read.








Book Review Honky Tonk Christmas (Honky Tonk #4) by Carolyn Brown


Honky Tonk Christmas
by Carolyn Brown

 4
Reviewed by:Angels
Format:Paperback
Published by : Sourcebooks Casablanca Source:Purchased Copy
                Gene: Western Romance

Blurb


"One cowboy, one bar, one hell of a holiday "

Praise for Carolyn Brown's country music romances:
"You won't want to miss this boot scootin' contemporary full of sexy cowboys and sassy women."
-The Romance Studio "(My Give a Damn's Busted)"

She Means business...

Sharlene Waverly is determined to have the "new and improved" Honky Tonk up and running before the holiday. For that, she'll need Holt Jackson, the best darn carpenter in the state. But his warm, whisky-colored eyes make her insides melt, and before she knows it, she's sharing her darkest secrets and talking about the nightmares...

He's determined to keep things professional...

Holt Jackson "needs "the job at the Honky Tonk, but is completely unprepared to handle the beautiful new bar owner he's working for.

Sharlene and Holt try like crazy to deny the sparks flying between them, but their love may just be the best Christmas present either one of them ever got.

Praise for I Love This Bar:

"Heart...sass...a lot of sparks and romance...country music. What more can I say? I really had fun with this book."
-Red-Headed Book Child

"Guaranteed to leave you countrified and satisfied "




I love this series featuring the Honky Tonk bar they are all enjoyable reads full of fun and laughter and always have really Hot men in them ! (giggle) Sharlene is an ex -military sniper who now owns and bar and is also a romance writer. Sharlene graced the previous books as a writer for a newspaper doing a story on the Honky Tonk Charm and ended up staying. The Honky Tonk is believed to be cursed with a Charm anyone who owns its ending up finding true love.No one really believes that the Tonk is cursed but there have definitely been an awful lot of weddings of late!

Sharlene has hired Holt Jackson to put an addition on the Tonk. One smoken hot cowboy !Holt comes in tow with a niece and a nephew as there mother was lost to an accident when a drunk driver mowed her down.Sharlene rents her house in town to the family which she calls the Bahama house it loaded with bright Caribbean colors with two bright rocking chairs on the front porch. (LOL) First impressions you got to be kidding !

There is not a whole lot going on in this book just every day stuff, writing, taking care of the Tonk,visiting old war buddies, making amends with family and developing and love story with both Holt and his children.Sharlene has bad dreams at night about the war and she can't sleep .Sharlene wanders at night and always seems to end of and the Bahama house where she sits on the rocking chairs and looks at the stars. Holt see's a pattern here and offers comfort and hot chocolate.Most nights they just sit there talk and cuddle getting to know one another and coming to realize that they have feelings for one another.

Holt is torn as he cares for Sharlene but, wants someone more of a stable someone for his kids and the don't include the bartender and and owner of a bar in his and there future.The Tonk has become a safe haven for her and she likes her independence and loves the Tonk but she needs to decide what she wants more....The sparks are there and she already loves the children and her heart is breaking thinking about when they leave how she is going to ever say goodbye.

This book is full of fun and laughs also with ups and downs.There family get together's were a hoot! Women sitting around discussing family life, problems,cheating husbands and dealing with match making mommas, well, the scenes are pretty funny the stuff that comes out of Sharlene's mouth is just unbelievable.There is definitely something a foot a the Tonk with its vintage atmosphere and oldies jukebox. The Charm seems to be working they just don't know it yet!The characters where very engaging, funny, loving and a caring bunch. This was a light fun read .This book was a pleasure to read and as always I am looking forward to the next adventure. A great book to curl up to on a rainy day !A Recommended read both this book and its series.







Book Release Blast To Have & To Haunt by J.A. Howell



To Have & To Haunt
The Possess Saga  #4
Genre: Dark Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
Release date: October 4th, 2013


Ghosts aren't the only thing that can haunt you...
Nolan and Harley have been in paradise for the last year, head over heels in love. When Nolan proposes and they find out Harley is expecting, it seems they both will have everything they ever wanted.


Or will they?


Nolan’s kept the horrors of his past locked away. After all, he has Harley and Finley’s Pub is doing great. None of it matters anymore, right? But when the news of nuptials and babies has the opposite intended effect with his estranged mother, the ghosts of his past come rushing back, and the memories of them are terrorizing him nightly. But he can’t tell Harley. On the verge of marriage and parenthood, Nolan must figure out a way to deal with his past, or let it consume his future with Harley.


Harley’s always known she wasn’t normal. Seeing Brody’s ghost only confirmed that. But now a killer is on the loose in Midtown and she’s having visions of each victim’s death. Will she be able to help them and accept just how different she truly is? Pregnant, engaged, and contending with an overbearing mother-in-law, Harley isn’t sure she can take on the responsibility and the future laid out in front of her.


They say love conquers all. But as Nolan and Harley struggle with their own secrets, will their love be enough to keep them together?


Or will the things that haunt them finally tear them apart?