Archive for March, 2013


Surgeon Sheik’s Rescue – Sahara Kings Book 4

Author: Loreth Anne White

Publisher: Harlequin

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Sheik Tariq Al Arif was severally injured when his plane was blown up by terrorists.  On that ill-fated day he not only lost his career, but the love of his life.  To protect himself and his royal family it is announced he also perished in the fiery blaze.

Political reporter, Bella DiCaprio,  had been on the scene when the royal prince’s plane was bombed. She covered the story exclusively with the help of her boyfriend.  Tariq was no stranger to her; for she had did intense research to write previous articles about his life.

When Bella is terminated from her position at the Washington Daily, her reporter genes refuse to be laid to rest.  She accepts a position working for an underground online blog called Watchdog.  When she discovers evidence that suggests Sheik Tariq could be alive and living in France she ventures to the location in hopes that her lead proves to be true.

Bella uses an alias name and accepts a housekeeper position when she arrives in France.  Through her employer, she learns that the Abby was purchased by a recluse who moved in shortly after Tariq’s accident. Bella makes it a point to travel by the Abby each day.  On one fateful fog filled day, she manages to capture a picture of the owner.  Enhanced computer face detection software confirms that Tariq is indeed alive.

Will Bella be able to get close enough to Tariq to be able to get the information she needs to reveal his story to the world?  With the information she holds, her life is put in danger; there are those who wish to ensure she never lives to tell all that she knows.  Will Bella be able to survive the madman who threatens to end her life?

SURGEON SHEIK’S RESCUE provides an adrenalin rush like no other book that you will be able to discover.  Readers be prepared to have your breath took away as you take a back seat and witness all the danger, terror, and shear suspense this book has to offer.  To say this book is a heart stopper is an understatement.  Loreth Anne White, stand up and take a bow, for in this reviewer’s eyes you have created a romantic suspense worthy of high rewards.   SURGEON SHEIK’S RESCUE is a part of the Sahara Kings series; other titles in this addictive action packaged series include:

  •  The Sheik’s Command – [Sahara Kings 01]
  •  The Sheik Who Loved Me – [Sahara Kings 02]
  •  Sheik’s Revenge – [Sahara Kings 03]
  •  Guarding The Princess – [Sahara Kings 05]

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The Dom with the Dragon Tattoo [Masters of Submission 5]

Author: Jan Bowles

Publisher: Siren Publishing

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Tyler Stone is a self-made billionaire who owns Cerberus Technology.  He credits the success of his business to his ability to hire the best in the world.  He has tried for over a year to hire software engineer Rebecca Miles.  When he receives her message that she would like to meet with him to discuss a future position, he doesn’t hesitate to travel to hometown of Boston.

Rebecca has made a legendary name for herself as a software engineer.  She knows that with her enhanced skills she can write her own paycheck and work for anyone.  Far from her professional life she assumes an alias at night and works as an exotic dancer at local BDSM club.

In Boston, Tyler finds a matchbook advertising Club Submission; the name alone calls out to his inner Dom.  At the club he finds the atmosphere to his liking, there a masked exotic dancer catches his eye.  He watches fascinated as she dances on stage.  What he remembers most about her is her intense blue eyes; all he is able to find about her is her first name is Dana.

The next day Tyler meets with Rebecca, from the moment he becomes acquainted with her there is something very familiar about her.  Half way through the meal, Rebecca’s mannerisms trigger a memory of the previous night, and then he realizes that Rebecca and Dana are one and the same person.  He decides to keep his revelation to himself to reveal at a later date.

Rebecca has just finished a long term relationship with her Master.  She knows that she needs to make changes to her life, and moving out of Boston is her first priority.  When her high demands for employment are met by Tyler Stone, she makes the decision to move to Houston and work for his company.

Will Tyler be a strong enough Dom to bring Rebecca to her knees begging for his attention?  Or will his strong willed employee resist his sexual charm?

THE DOM WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO – MASTER OF SUBMISSION 5 is another exceptional addition to the Master of Submission series.  Jan Bowles knows how to paint a BDSM scene like no other author I have experienced.  Her MASTER OF SUBMISSION series has taken this reviewer/reader by storm.  I feel this series has set high expectation that other authors will find difficult to follow.  To say that I have been pleased with the MASTER OF SUBMISSION series is an understatement.

Other books in the MASTER OF SUBMISSION series include

  • Master of Submission – Book 1
  • Destined for the Dom – Book 2
  • Taming the Boss Lady – Book 3
  • Master and Inquisitor – Book 4
  • Her Dream Dom  – Exclusive Free App for iPad & iPhone

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partofmelgA Part of Me – Book 2 In The Philadelphia Series

Taryn Plendl

Amazon Digital Services, Inc.

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After a hard day teaching the reproductive system to his high school students all Tom Crawford wanted to do was go home and rest.  His friends tried to convince him to go out with them
to visit the local clubs, but instead he selected to spend a quiet night at home.

Tom’s quiet night turned into one of horror when he is struck by a van.  As he feels his car spin out of control he tries to brace himself for the final impact.  Before he realizes what the extent of his injuries will be, he is plunged into a world of darkness.

Talia is an Emergency Nurse; she loves her job for she has always wanted to be able to help others.  Her latest patient comes in a PennSTAR Medi Vac; she learns that he has been involved in a serious car accident.  Her patient is covered in blood and has suffered massive injuries.  The worse seems to be the trauma to his left leg.  Talia quickly prepares him for the scans and x-rays the doctor orders, as she works on the patient she feels there is something about him that seems familiar.

When Talia gets a moment away from her job, she goes to find out the identity of her gravely injured patient.  She is shocked to learn that he is a close friend of hers, Tom Crawford.  She calls in their other friends to alert them to what has happened to Tom.  The group comes together to pray for Tom’s recovery.

When the surgeon finally comes to tell them of Tom’s condition, they learn that they were not able to save his left leg.  Talia knows the loss will be devastating for his life revolves around sports and spending time partying with his friends.

With Tom having no family to take care of him, his friends question how they will be able to rearrange their schedule to help out their friend.  Talia makes the ultimate sacrifice, and offers to stay with Tom three weeks after he is released.

Tom doesn’t want to be a burden on his friends.  He knows his recovery will be a long drawn out process.  He questions why Talia would give up three weeks of vacation to move in and care for him.  Before the accident he wanted to find a way to spend more time with Talia and get to know her better;   now it seems the fates have intervened and granted his wish in a way he never would have expected.

Will Talia be able to convince him that his injury has no effect on how she feels for him?  With Talia seeing Tom at his ultimate worse in life will he be able to believe that such a beautiful woman as her could love such a damaged man as himself?

A PART OF ME – BOOK 2 IN THE PHILADELPHIA SERIES is a wonderful romance.  I found it very refreshing that the book is written from both Talia and Tom’s separate perspective.  This allows the readers to discover the emotions of each character.  Although this book is part of a series, I was able to read it without reading the first book.  With elements of tragedy, heartbreak, and hope this book contains the substance that makes it an outstanding novel.

Other books in The Philadelphia Series include:

  • In My Arms – Book 1 in The  Philadelphia Series

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domlgThe Dom – The Pleasure Club

Author: Ashley Blade

Publisher: Cobblestone Press, LLC

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Jesse and a friend visited local BDSM club Great Expectations.  Originally, Jesse went only to see what went on in the mysterious underworld.  Before he realized what was happening, he found himself caught up in the moment and taking part of a BDSM scene.  With the first lash of a whip, he used his safe word to end the scene but the memory of the night refused to leave his memory.

With the help of his best friend Isabel he learns he can relive his fantasy through The Pleasure Club.  With his application filled out, he receives word that his pleasure night is confirmed. He hopes that this one night will allow him to figure out if the submissive lifestyle is for him.

Cian is selected to be Jesse’s Pleasure Master, to Jess he will be known as Master C.  Jesse is unaware that Cian already knows of him for he was at Great Expectations the night he decided to explore BDSM.

Will Cian be able bring out Jesse’s true submissive side?  Will Jess be satisfied with only one night to explore his deepest fantasy?

THE DOM – THE PLEASURE CLUB allows the reader to see how one man explores his first encounter at a BDSM club.  Those new to this world will catch a glimpse of what all it entails.  Ashley Blade has done a wonderful job in putting together a story that is worthy to be included in The Pleasure Club series.

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embattledsrhlgEmbattled Hearts (Lost and Found Book 1)

J.M. Madden
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John Palmer’s military career ended when he was injured in Iraq.  He learned to make adjustments that allowed him to conquer many of life’s challenges his paralysis presents.  He found work at the Lost ‘N’ Found Investigative Service that appeased his war weary soul.

Shannon Murphy was hired as the Office Manager for the Lost ‘N’ Found Investigative Service.  She finds herself fitting in well with her co-workers.  There is one person in particular that manages to capture her interest and that is John Palmer.  She doesn’t let his rough, standoffish behavior keep her from seeing him as a desirable man.

John can feel the chemistry grow between Shannon and himself.  He questions what a man like him could give such a beautiful woman as Shannon.  When Shannon finds herself being terrorized from someone from her past, John comes to her rescue and decides to become her personal body guard.

With John moving into Shannon’s home, he feels the attraction between them grown.  Will their love be strong enough to survive that danger that threatens to tear them apart?

EMBATTLED HEARTS – (LOST AND FOUND BOOK 1) is one exceptional book! John and Shannon have both experienced dark pasts, it is only fitting these two wounded souls find one another to generate a love in which both of them need to find to heal their hearts.   This is the first book I have discovered by J.M. Madden, but after reading this book in one sitting I know that there is no way that I will be able to resist the other titles to come in the LOST AND FOUND series.  To say this book made a positive impression on this reviewer is an understatement.

Other books in the LOST AND FOUND series include:

  • The Embattled Road (Lost and Found Book 1)

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embattledlg_2The Embattled Road – Lost and Found Series

J.M. Madden

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From the sands of Iraq to the sterile halls of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, three brave soldiers find themselves injured in body and soul.  Together they each will face their hardest battle as their bodies begin to heal from the trauma inflicted on it by war.

With Company First Sergeant Duncan Wilde injuries comes the fear of being paralyzed.  Although he has sensation in his legs, he fears he will not make a complete recovery.  When his fiancée learns of his condition she calls off their engagement.  His family gives him the love and support he needs to begin to recover.  Duncan knows that his restless spirit will not be satisfied until he finds an occupation where he will be able to be his own boss.

Sergeant John Palmer is mad at the world and everyone that comes in contact with him.  To make matters worse his injuries result in him being permanently paralyzed.  Unlike Duncan who has the support of his family, John has no one to provide him the love he so desperately needs to heal.

Sergeant Chad Lowell met Sergeant John Palmer the day he suffered his first PTSD attack.  Palmer’s in your face demanding attitude was hard to ignore.  When Chad learns that John is roommates with his former Sergeant, the three develop a bond of friendship and acceptance.

The day comes when John learns that he is the first of his friends to be discharged.  Chad fears that his friend will succumb to the darkness that threatens to consume him and put an end to his life.  Duncan promises that the three of them will reunite one day soon.  Will Duncan make good on his promise?

THE EMBATTLED ROAD – LOST AND FOUND SERIES is the prequel to the LOST AND FOUND series.  With three such strong characters as Duncan, John, and Chad there is no way their stories can be anything but magnificent!  The whole concept of strong military heroes being struck down by the devastation of war makes for an irresistible reading experience.  Mere words can’t describe the satisfying emotional impact I experienced after I finished THE EMBATTLED ROAD.  I predict this series will be one of the all-time best published in 2013.

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Anything For You: A Coming Home Short Story

Jessica Scott

Tormia Creatives

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A man’s love for a woman has no bounds . . .

Sergeant First Class Shane Garrison suffered an injury while he was stationed in Iraq.   It took the love and acceptance of Nurse Jen St. James to allow him to discover that love is the best medicine.

Jen had survived breast cancer.  It took much strength and courage to reveal her scarred body to Shane.  Shane’s tender acceptance of her scars melted her heart.

When Shane proposed to Jen he knew that he had discovered a forever type of love.  He did research on the type of aggressive cancer that Jen had survived and learned that if she was to get pregnant it would endanger her life.  Shane knew that he could not risk jeopardizing Jen’s life.  He made the ultimate decision that would provide a permanent solution based on his love for Jen.  When Jen finds out Shane’s plan will she be as accepting of his decision?

ANYTHING FOR YOU is yet another exceptional glimpse into the life of Jen and Shane.  I met this beloved couple in their own book BECAUSE OF YOU. It was refreshing to find them once again facing another life changing problem.  To get the full meaning of Shane’s love and sacrifice I would highly encourage you to read BECAUSE OF YOU.  In that book you will understand how these two came to terms with their past and was able to find a love that healed both of their souls.  Jessica Scott is an outstanding author; her military romances are some of the best writing that I have ever discovered.

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