Theirs to Cherish (Wicked Lovers)

Theirs to Cherish (Wicked Lovers)Theirs to Cherish
by Shayla Black
Published by Penguin
on March 3, 2015
Genres: BDSM, Erotica, Sexy Romance
Pages: 400
Sex: two-stars
Overall Grade: D


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Racing against time, NSA Agent Joaquin Muñoz is searching for a little girl who vanished twenty years ago with a dangerous secret. What's the dangerous secret? She knows where her nose is? Those grown ups didn't have it after all! Since Bailey Benson fits the profile, Joaquin abducts the beauty huh? and whisks her to the safety of Club Dominion HUH? —before anyone can silence her for good.

At first, Bailey is terrified,
I WONDER FUCKING WHY but when her captor demands information about her past, she’s stunned. 'Oh phew!' she says. 'I thought he was just going to brutally rape and kill me!' Are her horrific visions actually distant memories that imperil all she holds dear? Confined with Joaquin in a place that echoes with moans and breathes passion, ...awkward... he proves himself a fierce protector, as well as a sensual Master who’s slowly crawling deeper in her head…and heart. But giving in to him might be the most delicious danger of all.

Because Bailey soon learns that her past isn’t the only mystery. Joaquin has a secret of his own—a burning vengeance in his soul. The exposed truth leaves her vulnerable and wondering how much about the man she loves is a lie, how much more is at risk than her heart. And if she can trust him to protect her long enough to learn the truth.

reviewThis series has dropped off for me for the past few books, which is pretty understandable. There are only so many ways you can make BDSM-themed suspense new and exciting, especially if, as in this case, it’s more suspense than BDSM. Let’s get the basics out of the way. Joaquin is Kata’s brother – Kata who drunkenly married Hunter in Vegas and then Hunter’s dad and Kata’s mom got married so now Kata and Hunter are stepsiblings which no one really talks about. Anyway, Joaquin’s buddy got killed so he’s now on a one-man mission to save the world. He starts with the daughter of the BDSM-based erotica version of Josef Mengele. Some baddies are after her because that’s what happens to daughters of scientists that work for baddies. So as logic would dictate, Joaquin kidnaps her and bundles her away to the local BDSM club. Because… oh, I don’t know. Apparently this is a sexy Fort Knox slash Guantanamo Bay. Only instead of orange jumpsuits, the inmates wear their birthday suits.

This was without doubt the worst book in this series. It was 90% Josef Mengele bullshit and 10% sexy time. And even the sexy time was boring. So much time and energy was expended on the scientist/baddie plot and it just wasn’t interesting. The chemistry between Joaquin and Bailey was negligible and the whole thing was just kind of a mess. The characters from the other books in the series also made an appearance (there was one super hot scene where they all had a low-key orgy after a surprise birthday party – not as exciting as it sounds) and there’s a subplot about Joaquin being a shitty brother/son. I found it hard to care.

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The Design (A Heart Novel)

The Design (A Heart Novel)The Design
by R.S. Grey
on February 26, 2015
Genres: Sexy Romance
Pages: 273
Sex: two-stars
Overall Grade: D


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Five minutes until the interview begins.

Fresh on the heels of her college graduation, Cameron Heart has landed an interview at a prestigious architecture firm.

Four minutes until the interview.

She knows she's only there because the owner, Grayson Cole, is her older sister's friend.

Three minutes.

For the last seven years, Grayson has been the most intimidating man Cammie has ever had the pleasure, or displeasure, of being around.

Two Minutes.

But the job opportunity is too good to pass up. So, Cammie will have to ignore the fact that Grayson is handsome enough to have his own national holiday.
Is that all it takes to get a national holiday? I wonder what handsome stud World Tuberculosis Day is in honour of. Or International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (February 6, fact fans!)

One.
This countdown is taking forevveeeerrr.

After all, she shouldn't feel that way about her new boss. And, he will be her new boss.

...

"I'm not intimidated by you," I said with a confident smile.
"Perhaps we should fix that, Ms. Heart. Close the door."

reviewOh dear. I was so looking forward to this book. Grayson and Cammie’s relationship interested me much more than the protagonists’ in ‘The Duet‘, the first book of this series. Grayson was Cammie’s big sister’s friend, but he always acted shifty around Cammie. And Cammie acted shifty around him. “Gadzooks,” sez I. “Tis a forbidden romance!” So from there I was pumped to get to read because I’m a crack whore for forbidden romances. Until I started reading ‘The Design’, that is. Grayson is a big-shot architect (lol, like there are any architects around these days #topical) and Cammie has been offered a position at his firm. ‘Hooray,’ says Cammie. ‘I can now save money to go to Paris’ (she has a wide-on for the architecture of the Eiffel Tower, apparently). But when she starts working there, Grayson warns her that he can’t act on his feelings for her because he’s her boss. So naturally Cammie is all, ‘Buh? Feelings? For me?’

And so begins the world’s least discreet seduction attempt. Cammie wanders around sexily, eats lunch sexily, goes to the loo sexily…all to sexily tease Grayson, who brings his piece into his office at lunchtime for some afternoon delight to reciprocally tease Cammie. That’s enough to put anyone off, right? And Grayson’s blah-ness didn’t end there. He’s boring and dickish and weak, and plays right into Cammie’s hands as she exercises the tact of a six-year old with ADD.

This is one of those books where you just think that the hero and heroine deserve each other. You kind of wish they’d go and live on a desert island somewhere, where they can live out their bitter-tasting romance and not bother any other civilians. I may be over-reacting. No, actually I KNOW I’m over-reacting but this book had so much potential. Even so, throw in a psycho jealous roommate (really? We’re doing this?), a prick co-worker and a subplot involving Grayson’s mother that doesn’t go anywhere and watch the book sabotage itself. And this is before I mention Grayson’s behind-the-scenes shenanigans, which are genuinely worrying and upsetting.

RS Grey is a fine writer but this is a book I just didn’t get. There was no chemistry, the hero didn’t deserve the (high-handed but well-meaning) heroine and too many loose-ends were left hanging.

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sheriffvvvSweet, innocent, virginal Sarah had never once stopped thinking about her stepbrothers since she left for college. Identical in looks but opposites in personality, the twins were everything Sarah wanted in a lover.

Now that sexy little Sarah was home for good, twins Luke and Logan could no longer fight the pull and keep away from her. She’d grown into a beautiful young woman. She had curves that made their mouths water and a body made for two men. Evidently years in the Marines and away from Sarah hadn’t curbed their lust or obsession.

It was time for Luke and Logan to make a move. It was time for Sarah to learn who she belonged to. She was theirs – heart, body and soul.

Warning! Only for readers above 18, this book contains insta-love, taboo romance, menage and double penetration at its dirtiest. Proceed with caution.

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sheriffvvvEmily McCarthy is living in fear of a dark and dangerous past. A gifted mathematician, she is little more than a hollow, broken shell, trying desperately to make ends meet long enough to finish her degree.

Through an unlikely friendship with the aging, cantankerous owner of an old boxing gym, Em is thrown into the path of the most dangerous man that she has ever met.

Cormac “the Hurricane” O’Connell is cut, tattooed and dangerous. He is a lethal weapon with no safety and everyone is waiting for the mis-fire. He’s never been knocked out before, but when he meet Em he falls, HARD. Unlike any other girl he’s ever met, she doesn’t want anything from him. Just being around her makes him want to be a better person.

They are polar opposites who were never meant to find each other, but some things are just worth the fight.

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sheriffNow trending.
Hollywood It Girl, Francesca Leon, has just landed the biggest role of her career…one that could clinch an Oscar nomination and open doors. If she’s going to move her career to the next level and work with top directors, she has to nail this part — and keep her sexy, but unreliable leading man from screwing everything up.

Team Calder
Bad boy Calder Fox is the son of Hollywood royalty and fresh out of rehab after his best friend’s death sent him on a downward spiral of drugs and alcohol. While his fans still love him and the paparazzi stalk him, he’s never taken life, or anything about his career, seriously. He may be charming and drop-dead gorgeous, but if he doesn’t stay sober, he could ruin Frankie’s future and expose her long-hidden family secret to the voracious media.

Behind the scenes.
Things heat up during filming and have the potential to become hotter, deeper, and much more real. But can Frankie trust Calder with her secret? Or is he doomed to sabotage his own happiness yet again?

One-click now to meet Hollywood’s bad boy, Calder Fox!

Third book in the Limelight series. Each standalone stories.
Series order: Rumor Has It | Picture Perfect | Collateral Damage

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sheriffShe’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

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sheriffSound is an abstract concept for most people. We spend our lives blocking out the static in order to focus on what we believe is important. But what if, when the clarity fades into silence, it’s the obscure background noise that you would give anything to hold on to?

I’ve always been a fighter. With parents who barely managed to stay out of jail and two little brothers who narrowly avoided foster care, I became skilled at dodging the punches life threw at me. Growing up, I didn’t have anything I could call my own, but from the moment I met Eliza Reynolds, she was always mine. I became utterly addicted to her and the escape from reality we provided each other. Throughout the years, she had boyfriends and I had girlfriends, but there wasn’t a single night that I didn’t hear her voice.

You see, meeting the love of my life at age thirteen was never part of my plan. However, neither was gradually going deaf at the age of twenty-one.

They both happened anyway.

Now, I’m on the ropes during the toughest battles of my life.
Fighting for my career.
Fighting the impending silence.
Fighting for her.

Every night, just before falling asleep, she sighs as a final conscious breath leaves her.

I think that’s the sound I’ll miss the most.

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sheriffDante Liakos had yet another challenge to overcome in securing his business empire’s future, but this one was much more personal in nature – the need for a wife and an heir. Without them, he could lose control of the empire he had worked so hard to rebuild and expand. However, as he had found so many times before, turning a challenge into a success was about recognizing the right opportunity and acting upon it decisively. In Jayden Hart, he saw such an opportunity, enclosed in the rare combination of innocence, beauty and brilliance – a combination he couldn’t resist despite his attempts to remain aloof from the relationship!

Normally poised and self-assured, Jayden’s world had taken an alarming turn. What initially had seemed like a nuisance was quickly becoming a significant threat to her business, her family, and her whole way of life! And she had no idea how to avoid catastrophe. Dante’s suggested solution presented a potential lifeline, but with what strings attached? Would the solution be worse than the crisis that had required it? And how was she to avoid falling in love with her secret husband?

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sheriffInnocent…or guilty?

The cops think that Julianna Smith is a murderer. No one will listen when Julianna claims she’s innocent, and as the suspicions mount against her, only Julianna knows the truth…a killer is hunting her. Somewhere in the darkness, a stalker is closing in and preparing to deliver a final justice that she can’t escape.

He’s her only option.

Devlin Shade isn’t a man who trusts easily, and when Julianna Smith walks into VJS Protection, he’s well aware of her reputation—the sexy blond could be a cold-blooded murderer. Only when he looks at her, cold is the last thing that Devlin feels. There’s an instant attraction between them—hot, fierce, primal. And he agrees to take her case. He’ll be her bodyguard. He’ll keep her safe from the enemy hunting her, and he’ll also find out the truth about the mysterious Julianna. If she is a killer, he’ll turn her over to the cops himself.

She can’t let him get too close…

Julianna knows that she is walking a dangerous line with Devlin. She never expected to want him so much, and as they grow closer, she realizes that he’s working to uncover her secrets. But the secrets that she carries are worth killing for…and she can’t let anyone discover the truth, not even Devlin.

Killer or victim…

Soon the thin line between right and wrong is blurred. For Devlin, the case becomes personal, and all that matters is Julianna—keeping her safe and stopping the stalker who is on her trail. As he slides deeper into Julianna’s dangerous world, Devlin’s own darkness rises up. He’s played the good guy for so long, but now his mask is falling away. He isn’t controlled, he isn’t safe, and when Julianna is threatened, he will cross any line to keep her safe.

NEED ME.

Some needs can push you to the edge of sanity…

Third book in the Dark Obsession series. Each standalone stories.
Series order: Watch Me | Want Me | Need Me

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sheriffHe could have it all… but all he wants is her.

During his soaring career as the lead singer of indie-rock band Ink & Iron, Cole Kennrick has been through it all: sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Overindulging until he lost what mattered most.

Now he’s pulled his life together and left his addictions behind, except for one: his ex-wife, Janie. If only he can convince her their love was—still is—the real thing.

In the seven years since their divorce, Janie has kept tabs on the only man she’s ever truly loved. The one she had to leave in order to save herself. Still, dark and often kinky desires they explored together linger in her dreams and fantasies.

Janie has seen up close and way-too-personal that rock stars are bad, bad medicine. But when Cole shows up at her yoga studio, clean and sober, his leather-and-motorcycles scent teasing her senses, it’s way too tempting to slip right back into the one place she swore she’d never risk again—his arms.

This book has been previously published and has been revised and expanded from its original release.

Warning: One smokin’ hot tattooed rock star, five sexy-as-hell motorcycles, and a little spanking—because leather and skin just naturally go together.

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sheriffLogan’s enviable career success as a talent agent is surrounded by tragedy. He seeks justice and will stop at nothing to put the man responsible behind bars for his cousin’s tragic death. Everything is under control until Rissa, the ballerina posing as his personal assistant, hands him her resignation. Letting her walk out of his life isn’t an option he’ll entertain. Not now when he’s ready to make his intentions known.

Ever since an accident ended her career, Marissa dreams of returning to the life she once belonged to. When the ballet company offers to take her back, it’s an opportunity she can’t decline. Only she forgets how hard it’ll be to leave Logan, the man she’s refused to fall for. Especially when he’s made it clear he wants to be part of her life.

As deceit, drugs, and lust weave around them, they’ll have to decide if the price of love is worth their dreams.

Third book in the In Bed with the Enemy series. Each standalone stories.
Series order: Ariel’s Song | Gerard’s Quest | Exclusively Logan’s

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sheriffDavid Montgomery owns his own software and database company in Chicago, making money, hand over fist. The only thing missing is someone to share it with. That is until he is blindsided by the beauty on a horse. While attending his sister’s wedding, to a man he didn’t really know or trust, David meets the Cowgirl, Evelyn Elliot.

Evie, as she is called at home, can’t believe the reaction she is having to this city boy. She has no intention of leaving the ranch or her horses for a life in the crowded noisy city with a man who will just abuse her and her trust. What is a girl to do when her heart is split in two?

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sheriffThe lone Jaguar…

Gideon prefers to stay on the outside, watching, but he’s willing to step in and protect when needed. He doesn’t want family, keeps friends at arm’s length and refuses to believe there might be a woman out there meant to be his and only his. Men like him don’t have mates.

A Woman Undone…

Vic only has one use for men, and it sure as hell isn’t to protect her. She was a Marine. She takes care of herself. She feels the intense burn of desire and knows what others think. There’s only one way to prove them wrong. Sate the lust and walk away.

Mine…

He’s sure he can fight the need for her even with the touch of fever in his veins, but he never counted on fighting her need as well. Neither of them wants a mate, but the beast inside Gideon is ready to stake a claim. And if that happens, one night might turn into forever.

Fifth book in the Awakening Pride series. Each standalone stories.
Series order: Waking the Beast (.99 cents) | Tempting the Tiger | Freeing the Feline | Saving the Beast | A Jaguar’s Touch

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sheriffShe always tried to be good, but now he needs her to be bad…

Lawyers Connor and Victoria Blake had a high-powered marriage to match their meteoric careers—until a secret from Victoria’s past came back to haunt her. A year after it all fell apart, Victoria is ready for a new job, a new town.

Instead of signing the divorce papers, though, her husband has a tempting proposal—one week of no holds barred before moving on with their lives. She’s never stopped wanting him, but he’s always kept the deepest part of himself locked away.

Connor already endured one brutal betrayal in his life, and Victoria’s cut him to the core. But during a naughty game of one-upmanship with a sexy stranger, he sees a different woman, whose warmth and passion he craves like a drug.

In one week they expose dark passions that set them both free. But amidst searing desire that should fuse them together, Connor is coming to the brink of a decision to choose what’s more important. The last secret he’s holding inside, or the woman he can’t let go.

Warning: Contains a man coming to terms with his inner darkness, a woman ready to match him kink for kink, secrets, lies, and a marriage getting its sexy back. Could take readers on a one-way ticket to WTF city.

Third book in the Living In… series. Each standalone stories.
Series order: Living in Shadow | Living in Sin | Living in Secret

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sheriffHe’ll do anything to protect his mate.

The last thing Laurie expects when she bumps into Max at the shifter convention is finding her mate. Certainly not that her mate can shift into a leopard. Wolves and leopards mix about as well as water and oil. Or should she say, dogs and cats. Mating him means leaving her family, her town, and the only home she’s ever known. But the possibility of a happily ever after is worth the risk, right?

Max couldn’t be happier with his brazen, feisty wolf, but returning home isn’t the welcoming affair he’d expected. In his absence, his brother has been attacked within the leap complex. Something must to be seriously wrong. Could someone be using his loved ones to get to him? When his worst fears prove true, his protective instinct goes into overdrive. Will keeping Laurie mean putting her in danger?

Sixth book in the Alpine Woods Shifters series. Each standalone stories.
Series order: Arctic Winds | Chasing Paradise | The Wolf Within | Worth Fighting For | Covert Desires | Brink of Passion

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sheriffBillionaire tech genius and inventor Milton Shaw never had life easy. Losing his brother at an early age, his only escape was into the world of magic, studying Houdini and perfecting the art of sleight of hand. Too smart to fit in, and isolated from his peers, he vowed that one day he would be so powerful that no one could touch him.

Stern doctor Regina Burke hates nothing more than attention and trickery. In fact, she went into science to feel in control of her world. Yet when her work brings her into contact with the sexy tech superstar Milton Shaw, she finds her body warring with her idealism…and her desires shifting from unlocking the magician’s secrets to unlocking his heart.

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Beneath This Mask

Beneath This MaskBeneath This Mask
by Meghan March
on September 29, 2014
Genres: Erotica, Sexy Romance
Pages: 290
Sex: four-stars
Overall Grade: B+


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Beneath this Mask starts off with a very engaging intro. We meet a young woman—a very well known socialite—who has to testify in her father’s trial for the millions of dollars he has stolen from innocent people. The perfect little world that she thought she had crumbled down around her over things she had no power to control. She knew that if she ever wanted to live a somewhat normal life, she had to run and start over… so that’s what she did.

“The tattoos had become more than a camouflage to hide the girl I’d once been; they were a declaration that I was never going back..I could never again fit into the life I’d previously led.”

Charlotte Agoston, aka Charlie, our heroine, really re-invents herself. She moves to New Orleans, gets a fake ID, and merrily survives. She has two jobs to pay her bills but doesn’t really let herself get too close to anyone, knowing that one day she might have to up and leave at a moment notice if someone was to find her. She dyes her hair tons of colors and tattoos herself up so that she looks nothing like her former self; she now wears somewhat of a mask. She is content in this for the most part. At times, Charlie is lonely and she fills some of her needs with the owner of the tattoo parlor she works for, but that’s only to keep the loneliness at bay. Their relationship is strictly friends with benefits, and it works well for them. Then, one day, in walks Simon Duchesne and turns Charlie’s world on its side.

“I want to see you again. Just dinner. Or drinks. Your choice.”
“I think you should go. You’re losing your friends.”
“I’ll catch up. Just give me your number. Please, Charlie.”

Simon is a good old boy, which makes him easy to adore. He is pretty damn perfect. But he is exactly the type of man Charlie needs to stay away from. Simon’s family is a prominent family in New Orleans and he is set to take political office in his father’s footsteps. He is a former Navy fighter pilot who everyone seems to love. People know who Simon is and are always talking about whom he is with or might be dating. Charlie can’t be in that type of spotlight, but Simon just won’t let her get away from him.

“If I fuck you tonight, are you going to throw me out on my ass as soon as we’re done and never call me again?” I bit my lip. Damn. He should be a freaking interrogator instead of a politician. But I wasn’t going to lie to him. At least not about this. “Probably.” His face fell and he released my chin and backed away. “Then, no.”

This is a cat-and-mouse kind of love story. I always favor the hero chasing the heroine, so it’s safe to say I really enjoyed watching Simon chase Charlie. Plus, it’s a sweet, fun chase and not one that grew tiring. Simon knew that Charlie was something different. Although he never seemed like the man-whore type, he never before had the urge to keep a woman either… until her. There was just something different about Charlie, and he wouldn’t just give her what she wanted, which was merely a quick fling. He wanted it all from her. There was even one part in the story where Charlie tells Simon, “I just want to fuck you,” and he gets up—leaving her naked—telling her to call him when he wants something more. I almost died. I loved that Simon was this way.

“I was naive to think I could escape my past. Losing Simon would be my penance, and when that happened, memories like this would be all I had left.”

As the story unfolds so does Charlie’s past. We get to watch them fight through issues of their past to try to be better people for each other. Anyone who likes their heroes protective and extra sweet and their heroines feisty and bold in their sexual desires will eat this up. The only downfall I saw in this story was there was no white knight saving the day. It was all so real-ish. I like a little fairytale-ness to my stories, and I felt like this one missed that at the end. But I think the author was going for the strong woman who did it all on her own, which is great and we still get a happily ever after. I just felt that a little something was missing at the end.

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The Hurricane

The HurricaneThe Hurricane
by R.J. Prescott
on February 16th 2015
Genres: Sexy Romance
Pages: 309
Sex: four-stars
Overall Grade: B


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“I’m gonna give you the fuckin world, baby”

This read was a little outside the box for me. I’m not normally into New Adult as I tend to favor stories about billionaires who have money to throw around or are a little bit set up in life. It’s easy and fluffy, but I gave this one a go because it was recommended to me. I was told it housed an obsessed, sweet hero, and oh, were they right.

Emily McCarthy has had more than a rough life. It’s sad, lonely, and truly heartbreaking at times. Yet she is a survivor. She works hard to make a life for herself but keeps her head down to not draw attention. She’s skittish, and with great reason. She knows she risks her stepfather finding her, so it’s best just to blend in. Then Cormac “the Hurricane” O’Connell sees her one day. He knows with one look she is like no one else, and he wants her.

O’Connell and I had a little bit of a rough start. He’s young and acts accordingly. He likes amateur fighting, works construction, gets drunk every weekend and finds easy pussy. Then one day he catches sight of Emily and things start to shift for him. The first few bites of O’Connell didn’t sit well in my stomach, and I believe part of this is because the author does a wonderful job of making you love Emily. As the reader, whenever I thought something might hurt her, I of course went on guard and was quick to judge. So that you don’t go off the handle like I did, I want to give you a tiny little spoiler: Emily goes to a party that the kids at her college are throwing and she sees O’Connell there. Emily is talking to a guy who she has met a few times but there is nothing between them. When O’Connell sees this he lets another girl climb onto his lap and picks her up and he carries her out of the room. Now, O’Connell and Emily are not even together, but this made me MAD. Like I wanted to quit the book…But five minutes later, O’Connell is back to say sorry and that he didn’t do anything with her, that he was just jealous.

“I’m fucked-up possessive over you. I know that, and I’m afraid that you’ll get sick of all the bullshit that comes with me.”

I think I forgot how young he was for a second because his behavior at that point was childish. After this point, O’Connell totally flips the script. At first, he thought he wasn’t worthy of Emily because of his own rough, neglected childhood, which I got and understood. Yet when he decides he’ll do whatever it takes to have Emily, it’s truly heartwarming: We get this hero who is young and just skating by in life, but then he meets this girl and decides not only that he wants her, even with all her issues, but that he is going to do everything in his power to make himself better and be a man who can give her everything she could ever want. It is extremely sweet to watch him do these things. We get to watch him transform into a man because he will stop at nothing for her. Together they grow and fight through the issues of their pasts. O’Connell turns into one of the sweetest heroes and will have you eating out of his hand by the end of the book.

This made for an incredible story. The side characters where wonderful, and the book opens up to so many possibilities for things to come. I loved all the different interactions we got with all the friends; it really makes you want more from this world. I had lots of laugh-out-loud moments, followed by lots of getting the feels from other moments. I’m highly impressed that this is a first book from the author, and I can’t wait to see what she does next.

NOTE: This book is on Scribd

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The Omega’s Heart (Wilde Creek)

The Omega’s Heart (Wilde Creek)The Omega's Heart
by R.E. Butler
on February 7, 2015
Genres: Paranormal/ Sci-fi, Sexy Romance
Pages: 174
Sex: four-stars
Overall Grade: B


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The Omega’s Heart is the fourth book in the Wilde Creek series and can be read as a standalone. I have enjoyed them all so far so, although you can read it without the others, if you’re a shifter junkie like me you should give them all a go.

Jeremiah Kincaid can’t fully shift even though he’s a full-blooded wolf. He is forced into the role of an Omega for his pact. His pack is never mean to him, but you can tell he is treated differently. He is made to run errands and do all kinds of odds and ends around the pack. While the things he does are important, he never feels appreciated and it nicked at my heart for him.

Honey Williams is on the run. She knows her alpha father has plans for her and she is terrified to find out what those plans might be. When she high-tails it out of town, she runs right into Jeremiah’s pack and into him. Butler’s spin on mates is fated-mates. When you meet your mate you know it. It’s instant and all consuming. Jeremiah tries to push Honey away, thinking he is unworthy because he can’t fully shift, but this lasts maybe ten seconds… I’m not joking; it lasted ten seconds tops. Once she tells him she could care less, he has his fangs and cock inside her minutes later. The thing about shifters is that, when their mates are in danger, nothing will stop them from protecting their mates; and, once he mated with Honey, some animal instincts Jeremiah never knew he had came out. These instincts are powerful and I loved them.

“You’re the part of my heart I didn’t know was missing. I can’t imagine my life without you in it.”

Jeremiah and Honey are both very easy characters to love. Never once was I frustrated with or angry at them. What was so wonderful about this story was, while it was a story about two people falling in love, it was more about two people overcoming inner pains together and having each other to do that with.

It’s sweet, light, and packs a nice punch of smut. My only problem with the story is I did grow a little bored at the beginning, but the slow pace was necessary for the author to set up the characters for us. Once they meet, its all eventful sailing. We even get a taste of the next book at the end of this one, and I’m super excited to get my hands on it.

Mistress M

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