Sunday, January 21, 2018

Noble Beginnings by L.T. Ryan (Jack Noble, #1)

Noble Beginnings
by L.T. Ryan

My rating: 5 stars

Series: Jack Noble - Book 1
Publication Date: December 21, 2013
Publisher: L.T. Ryan
Genre: Suspense
Print Length: 224 pages
Available from: Amazon

In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq.

Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family. Within hours Jack and Bear are detained.

All Jack wanted was to finish his enlistment and move on with his life. All he did was intervene and save a family from unwarranted violence at the hands of four CIA agents. But he soon discovers that he did far more than intervene. He has placed himself dead square in the middle of a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of the U.S. government.

Noble Beginnings by L.T. Ryan (Jack Noble, #1)

Noble Beginnings (Jack Noble #1)Everyone loves “that” hero willing to go above and beyond, knowing they are so deep into black ops that every mission could be their last. They go the extra mile for training, specializing and require the intensity of a brain surgeon in order to survive.

Jack Noble is one of those soldiers, doing what few can do. Betrayal by his own government, as well as the soldiers he was on a mission with make Jack and one member of his team targets, pawns, and the fall guys for a mission horribly and inhumanely gone wrong.

NOBLE BEGINNINGS by L.T. Ryan is a gritty tale of a man in search of justice, truth and the answers he may never get. Why was Jack set up to be a traitor? Who is pulling the strings? Just as he gets closer to the answers he seeks, government officials with the answers start dying and Jack will find he has no one he can trust, unless he makes a deal.

Riveting, intense and for those of us who believe that we do not know what goes on behind the governmental veils of secrecy will find a hero in Jack. From start to finish, this is non-stop, chaotic reading that is not only well-written, but gives just enough information not to sound like some hidden government document!

Are you holding out for a hero who stands against the odds? Meet Jack Noble!



His to Break by Penelope Prince Blitz and #Giveaway


His to Break
Penelope Prince
Publication date: January 16th 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
His Obsession. Her undoing.
Dr. Aiden Shaw is everything I ever wanted—handsome, smart, rich, and dominant. There’s one problem. He has an addiction.
And I’m the only doctor who can treat him.
Our patient-doctor relationship is unconventional. He has one request. I have to fulfill his every desire. In return, Aiden has to open up about his past and bare all his darkest secrets to me.
He promised me pain.
I promised my body.
I thought I could fix him.
He wanted to break me.
Now, he’s become addicted…to me.
EXCERPT:
“You would be the perfect subject,” Scarlett says to me with a wink. “I’d love to study you, Aiden.”
I dip down to kiss her on the lips, thinking this is my cue, but she takes a step back from me as if she’s disgusted. “I didn’t mean that as a compliment or an invitation.”
Confused, I contemplate the next thing I want to say and choose my words carefully. “I don’t see how I would make a good subject for your trial. I don’t have an addiction.”
She squeezes the pen in her hand and holds it up to her mouth, causing my heart to beat faster. All I can think about is sex when I am around Scarlett O’Brien. Her mouth, those luscious lips, and delicate curves have me wanting her almost every second of the day. I’m hard half the time I sit next to her in our doctoral classes, and no matter how much I try, I can’t get her out of my head. This woman does things to me that I have yet to understand.
As a Psychology doctoral candidate, I know better than anyone that some tendencies can become habit forming. And Scarlett is more than a habit for me. So is sex.
“You have a sex addiction,” Scarlett says, lifting a notepad from the desk. “I’ve been documenting your behavior for a while now.”
“You’ve done what?” Outraged, my voice reaches a higher octave, and the quickening of my heartbeat that was once reserved for my sexual desire for Scarlett has turned to pulse-pounding anger that rushes through my veins. “What gives you the right to study me? I’m your colleague—not your patient.”
She jots down a few notes on her pad and stalks toward me, peeking up at me beneath light brows. Her blue eyes are glassy from pulling an all-nighter. But Scarlett still looks just as beautiful as she did when we started working on our latest assignment over twelve hours ago.
“I wanted to confirm my suspicions before I mentioned anything to you.” Scarlett leans against the table in the conference room, eyeing me up. “Your behavior indicates that my findings are correct, Aiden. It’s not a big deal. I can help you. I mean, I want to help you.”
“You can help me by taking off this dress,” I growl, lifting the thin strap off her shoulder.
Maybe Scarlett is right. Hell, I know she’s right about me. But I am not about to let her conduct experiments on me. She would never understand my world or why I do what I do. If she wants a guinea pig, she can find someone else.
“I’m not going to do that, Aiden,” she purrs the words, which only makes me more excited. “But I think you should take me up on my offer.”
“I’m not about to lose the respect of the faculty by submitting to your treatment program.”
I want to tell her the truth. But I can’t. She would never understand.
She takes my tie in her hands and pulls me closer, staring up at me with lust in her eyes. “It would mean we get to work together. You want me, Aiden. Am I right?”
“More than I’ve ever wanted another woman, especially right now.”
“The thing about addiction is that you can’t succumb to your desires. You have to fight them. If you want me, then you will not get me. It’s as simple as that.”
I narrow my eyes at her. “Ever?”
“No, not unless you go through with the trial.”
“And if I don’t?”
Scarlett drops my tie and pushes her hands onto her hips, drawing my attention to her narrow waist and the rest of her delicious curves. “Then, you’ll lose me forever.”
Her words hit me like a sucker punch to the gut. After working together for the last two years, I want to keep Scarlett in my life. But she has yet to give me the one thing I want. I can’t get Scarlett to submit to me. The more she fights me, the more I want her.
What I feel for Scarlett is the closest my damaged heart will ever come to love. So, why can’t I give her the one thing she wants? Because she denies me what I want.
”I’m not an addict,” I tell her, holding my ground. Even if I have a problem, I will never admit it aloud, and to Scarlett, of all people. “I’m not one of your junkie patients you can run tests on.”
Can I walk away from her? Do I want her help?
Scarlett sucks in a deep breath and blows it out. “We graduate next week. No one will ever know.”
“Yes, they will.” I step forward, take her face in my hands, and gaze into her eyes. “I don’t have a problem, Scarlett. Will you leave it alone already and just kiss me?”
“I refuse to feed your addiction, Aiden. All the signs are there, and as a doctor, even you choose to ignore them. Over the years, I have watched you sneak off with women between classes. I know what you do with them.”
To this day, Scarlett hasn’t allowed me to kiss her, not even a peck on the lips. At least now, I know why. She only wanted to study me, like some fucking lab rat.
“Sex addiction isn’t even a real thing,” I spit back, releasing my grip on her.
“Yes, it is,” she counters, with fire behind her words. “Hypersexual disorder is an addiction to sex. Don’t act like you didn’t learn the same thing as I did.”
“Just because you wrote your thesis on addiction doesn’t make you an expert.”
“I wouldn’t have a treatment program with the backing of the school if I was some clueless moron.”
“You know what I mean, Scar. Stop being so difficult.”
She turns around to shove her books and notepads into a messenger bag before she slings it over her shoulder. “I guess we are done here, Aiden.”
As I watch Scarlett walk out of the room, I know I should consider her program. But I’m too stubborn to go after her.

Author Bio:
Penelope Prince is a dark romance author from Los Angeles, California who loves getting lost inside the minds of her characters. She's addicted to caffeine and chocolate, both of which she keeps next to her when she writes her dark and dirty novels.

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On the Edge by Dani Collins Blitz and #Giveaway


On the Edge
Dani Collins
(Blue Spruce Lodge, #1)
Published by: Tule Publishing
Publication date: January 16th 2018
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
When Glory Cormer’s father introduces her to ‘their’ new business partner, she’s appalled. Viking-like Rolf Johansson exudes the same alpha-intimidation that jocks used to torment her through high school. After nursing her mother the last several years, she’s trying to break out of her shell and secretly pursue a writing career, but Rolf insists she go through with the rotten deal her father struck with his brother to renovate an old chalet.
Rolf envisions this mountain as a world-class resort for elite athletes and other jet setters. As a downhill champion and owner of a world-renowned sports equipment empire, he knows what it takes to get what he wants. Nothing will stop him, especially not a hotheaded wallflower who turns the ice in his veins to lava.
Bonus Story! This book contains Glory’s novella Blessed Winter, a no-room-at-the-inn Christmas romance.
EXCERPT:
“I’m saying I don’t know how to deal with it. I’m not a sensitive man. I don’t want to hurt you again.” His fingers crept all the way around her upper arm, thumb stroking her skin as he gently clasped her in his warm grip.
“So don’t,” she suggested with a flash of irritation.
“Okay.” How did he make one word sound so dangerous? Like a dare. “You tell me what hurts more. Resisting or giving in?”
And now she was falling into an eclipse, staring into eyes that were golden and black at the same time, pulling her right out of herself and twisting her around so her body was in a sensual agony, tied up and yearning.
“Should we see?” he murmured, hands touching her with light sorcery, caressing her arm, caressing her throat, tilting up her chin.
She shouldn’t be this stupid, but she did hurt. All the time. With want…
His head lowered, slanted. His mouth hovered so she could feel the magnetic buzz of ions bouncing between their lips. When he nudged, made that first contact, her mouth stung, so hot and sensitized with anticipation she gasped.
He settled his lips over hers, hot and thorough. Confident. He kissed her in a way she had never been kissed before. This man held himself back with monumental discipline, she realized, because when he went for something, he went for it, and he was a force to be reckoned with. He claimed her with irresistible precision, mouth pressing hers open so the connection went from sweet suggestion to overwhelming passion in a single heartbeat.
She opened her mouth and let him in. Kissed him back with more offering than skill, not even hesitating. Compelled. If he was screwing with her—
Whatever she had consciously been thinking sizzled into nothing. She forgot how to form thoughts. All she knew was the feel of his lips against hers, smooth and firm, pulling just enough to make her follow him, then pressing to keep her sealed inside their world.
His hand slid through her hair to cup the back of her skull. His other arm went around her, broad hand slipping beneath her loose shirt to sit against the skin of her lower back, leaving a starfish of heat imprinted there. A shudder went through her, all of her muscles checking out and giving her body over to his strength. All she could do was lift her arms and cling around his neck, plastering herself to him while they devoured each other. Tongues came into play. His. Hers. She moaned, loving the swirling textures. Reveling in their blatant consumption of each other.
He was hard. She felt him against her abdomen and pulses of reaction hit her loins, making her want to grind against him. She wanted to do it already. Now.
As she realized how caught up she was, she yanked back, gasping.
He let her put some space between them, but kept his arm around her. His cheekbones were flushed above his beard, his eyes like liquid gold.
She hadn’t minded that beard, she realized, and wanted to stroke it with her fingers. She touched instead where the soft hairs had scraped against her chin, wondering how that rough-soft abrasion would feel against her stomach. Her thighs.
Her body reacted with a rush of heat and another pulse. She was very aware of the bed right there, while his eyes were halos of light around pupils the size of the moon.
“And that,” he said, accent thick. “Is why it is my business who spends time in this room.”


Author Bio:
Award-winning, USA Today Bestselling author Dani Collins thrives on giving readers emotional, compelling, heart-soaring romance with laughter and heat thrown in, just like real life. Mostly she writes contemporary romance for Harlequin Presents and Tule’s Montana Born, but her backlist of forty books also includes self-published erotic romance, romantic comedy, and even an epic medieval fantasy. When she’s not writing—just kidding, she’s always writing. She lives in Christina Lake, BC, Canada with her husband of thirty years who occasionally coaxes her out of her attic office to visit their grown children.

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Emerald Lily by Juliette Cross (Vampire Blood #4)


The Emerald Lily

My Rating:
Written by: Juliette Cross
Series: Vampire Blood
Sequence in Series: 4
Print Length: 281 pages
Publisher: Entangled: Amara
Publication Date: January 29, 2018
Sold by: Macmillan
Genre: Fantasy

When Princess Vilhelmina Dragomir is awakened from her hellish sleep with a blood kiss from a handsome stranger, she learns that much has changed while she’s been away. The armies of the Black Lily and the vampire Crown have amassed and are on the brink of war.

No romantic entanglements, no family. Mikhail Romanov, Captain of the Bloodguard, took a vow when he joined the Bloodguard. But he never planned for the gut-punching attraction he would feel for the untouchable princess. He must keep his focus, though. In order to avenge his family, it’s essential he help Mina claim her crown and keep his damn hands off of her.

But Mina sets her heart on the elusive captain, and keeping his focus on the great battle ahead becomes harder and harder. While they're making plans, the evil King Dominik has been making some of his own. This time, he will show no mercy to the Princess…
The Emerald Lily (Vampire Blood, #4)The Emerald Lily by Juliette Cross

Cross blends the classic fairytale of sleeping beauty into a completely enchanting adult adventure, thrusting the reader into magic, mayhem and maybe even a wedding…

Princess Vilhelmina was cursed by the evil vampire queen at birth because her father would not promise her to the evil queen’s son as a bride. An old woman, that just happened to be connected to the source of all magic, twists the curse into a prophecy to save them all.

Mikhail, the captain to the blood guard, rescues Vilhelmina from the queen’s son’s clutches. This rescue ignites the prophecy and the chance to free them all from the evil that has taken their land.

This is a marvelous nail biting adventure and a highly recommend read for all you fantasy fans out there.

This feels like the perfect conclusion to an amazing series. All the loose ends have been tied up, every character that we've come to love and even the ones we've come to hate have all made their appearances and Cross, once again, manages to amaze the reader with her ability to pull us into a magnificently devolved fantasy world with words.

I received this ARC copy of The Emerald Lily from Entangled Publishing, LLC. This is my voluntary and honest review. The Emerald Lily is set for publication Jan. 29, 2018.



Judgment Road by Christine Feehan (Torpedo Ink #1)


Judgment Road

My Rating: 4.5 stars
Written by: Christine Feehan
Series: Torpedo Ink (Book 1)
Mass Market Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: January 23, 2018
ISBN-10: 0451488512
ISBN-13: 978-0451488510
Genre: Dark Paranormal Romance



An outlaw motorcycle club sets up shop next door to Sea Haven in the dangerously sexy new series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan.

A brutal education in a Russian training facility for assassins has taught this group of men one thing:

It's a long road to redemption.

JUDGMENT ROAD

As the enforcer of the Torpedo Ink motorcycle club, Reaper lives for riding and fighting. He's a stone-cold killer who turns his wrath on those who deserve it. Feelings are a weakness he can't afford--until a gorgeous bartender gets under his skin...

Near Sea Haven, the small town of Caspar has given Anya Rafferty a new lease on life. And she's desperate to hold on to her job at the biker bar, even if the scariest member of the club seems to have it out for her. But Reaper's imposing presence and smoldering looks just ratchet up the heat.

Anya's touch is everything Reaper doesn't want--and it brands him to the bone. But when her secrets catch up to her, Reaper will have to choose between Anya and his club--his heart and his soul.

Judgment RoadJudgment Road by Christine Feehan

Reaper is the enforcer for the Torpedo Ink MC. He is aloof, separated from the rest by the violence that the specialized school inflicted on him. Afraid to be close to anyone other than president and leader, Reaper is distressed by his attraction to the new bar tender Anya.

Anya is on the run and keeping her secrets close. She doesn’t fit in the MC world, but it is the perfect place to hide. She is intrigued by Reaper but he’s tried to get her fired and she doesn’t understand why…besides she needs this job so she can earn enough money to keep running.

Both Reaper and Anya have some serious emotional scars. There is no comparing the level of emotional distress they’ve experienced, but both have their issues that come into play.

Feehan’s Judgment Road is DARK! The level of abuses that are described are upsetting and truly horrific. I was riveted and completely invested in the outcome, but I could of done without the extend of the graphically described violences.

Amazing and emotionally jarring read with extremely difficult subject matter.

This book is not for the light-hearted reader.

I received this ARC copy of Judgment Road from Berkley Publishing Group. This is my honest and voluntary review. Judgment Road is set for publication Jan. 23, 2018.



Taking Chances by J. Bliss Pre-Order & #Giveaway Tour

TAKING CHANCES
Chances Series, Book 2
by J. Bliss
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Alien Alphas: Twenty-Three Naughty Sci-Fi Romance Novellas and #Giveaway


Alien Alphas: Twenty-Three Naughty Sci-Fi Romance Novellas
Publication date: January 16th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance, Science Fiction
Fierce warriors. Savage barbarians. Powerful warlords.
All ready to claim their mates.
Alien Alphas is a collection of panty-melting sci-fi romances featuring dominant alien heroes, penned by New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling authors. This decadently naughty box set includes twenty-three ALL-NEW, stand-alone novellas full of hot alien alpha males, breathless passion, and reluctant surrender. Take an exhilarating trip beyond the stars with this limited time only bundle that’s sure to leave you turning the pages late into the night.
Featured authors: Cari Silverwood, Cynthia Sax, Renee Rose, Lee Savino, Addison Cain, Kallista Dane, Maren Smith, Ava Sinclair, Sue Lyndon, Emily Tilton, Ashe Barker, Korey Mae Johnson, Grace Goodwin, Ivy Barrett, Jane Henry, Jaye Peaches, Katie Douglas, Lili Zander, Loki Renard, Maria Monroe, Megan Michaels, Myra Danvers, Sara Fields, and Sophie Kisker
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Claiming His Virgin by Grace Goodwin:
My marked mate, Helen from Earth, was everything I imagined but never expected to have. I knew from watching her that her laughter came easily and her eyes were a unique combination of green and gold I’d never seen before. I longed to have her look at me and know me. Know exactly who claimed her. Who mastered her body.
I longed to have those eyes focused on me not just in pleasure, but with love. Affection. Desire. But those were a fool’s dreams. Those thoughts did not belong to a scarred warrior like me.
Perhaps if I could seduce her, bring her enough pleasure, she would learn to tolerate my appearance. It was the best I could hope for, but that hope burned and twisted inside me like hot knives. Wanting her was painful, but it was an agony I refused to give up.
Dravven’s Submissive by Megan Michaels:
Sable’s shapely legs the length of them enhanced by the silky material of her leggings which hugged them tightly had Dravven’s hand aching to glide up their length, ending at the apex of her sex.
“Your penis is hard and clearly visible. Are you getting hard thinking about how awesome you are?” Sable’s mischievous grin had her eyes twinkling in a way that he found irritating and yet, fascinatingly beautiful.
“Princess, let me assure you, any fantasies I’m currently having involve your long legs wrapped around my hips with your naked body writhing under me while you scream in ecstasy.” Dravven shamelessly adjusted his hard-on, smirking back at his little minx.
Sable’s cheeks turned an adorable pink, and finally reaching the top of the stairs she roughly brushed by him, bumping his shoulder in the process before landing unceremoniously into a plush chair.
Firmly shutting the door and latch, Dravven stood with his hands on his hips looking at Sable, watching her squirm under his inspection.
“I’m not going to sleep with you—even if we are married.” Her lips thinned, and a tic became visible in her jaw as she clenched and unclenched her teeth.
Bending over, he held her chin between his fingers. “I don’t steal anything. You’ll voluntarily beg for my cock in your hot cunt, and it won’t take long. I’m patient and have no problem waiting, but if your scent is correct…and I’m sure it is…you’re dripping with need, Princess.”
“I don’t know what you’re talking about.” Sable yanked her chin out of his grip, tilting her head up in what he assumed would be her typical stubbornness.
It was okay. He’d wait. Sable would submit…in all things. Sooner rather than later.


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Friday, January 19, 2018

Defiance (Stories of Singularity #3) by Susan Kaye Quinn

Defiance
by Susan Kaye Quinn

My rating: 5 stars

Series: Stories of Singularity - Book 3 (Prequel to series)
Publisher: Susan Kaye Quinn (June 25, 2017)
Publication Date: June 25, 2017
Genre: Scifi - YA
Print Length: 38 pages
Available from: Amazon
Most of humanity has ascended into hyper-intelligent human/machine hybrids, but legacy humans like Cyrus Kowalski are used to skirting the laws they’ve laid down—after all, he knows the ascenders only pretend to care about the legacy pets they keep. But when a woman Cyrus loves like a mother is stricken by a disease the ascenders refuse to cure, he has to decide how far he can go without getting banished from the legacy city that’s always been his home.  

Defiance is a standalone prequel novella that provides a glimpse into a dark corner of the Singularity novel series. 

Defiance (Stories of Singularity #3) by Susan Kaye Quinn 

Defiance (Stories of Singularity, #3)Sometimes getting to know how a character ticks AFTER having met him in another book is priceless. Cyrus is on his own, he skitters along on the fringe of life, daring to break the law, but for a good cause. In a world where enhanced humans are the upper crust and the power holders, the legacy, or unenhanced humans are at their mercy, especially when they are weak, or in the case of one woman, dying.

DEFIANCE by Susan Kaye Quinn is a look at what drives one young man to break the law, risking his own life for the most noble of reasons.

As a character, Cyrus has heart, it shows up in THE LEGACY HUMAN and it is demonstrated in this prequel in spades.

A wonderfully well-told, although brief tale of humanity in an inhumane world!


Deep Waters by Alicia Rades

Deep Waters
by Alicia Rades

My rating: 4 stars

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Crystallite Publishing (August 7, 2017)
ISBN-10: 099918721X
ISBN-13: 978-0999187210
Genre: YA Fantasy
Available from: Amazon |  Barnes & Noble
Bree Waters thought she knew all of Sea Haven's secrets, but she was wrong. 

The residents of Sea Haven have spent generations hiding the fact that they're descended from powerful creatures of the deep. Their ancestors are supposed to be extinct—at least, that's what Bree's been told. When Bree finds a merman washed ashore after a harsh storm, she begins to uncover secrets the city council is determined to keep hidden. 

Banished from the town she thought she knew and stripped of her beloved magic, Bree must team up with a man from her past if she has any hope of restoring her powers. But fighting back only sends Bree on a quick course toward deep waters—and deep waters are never easy to escape. 

Deep Waters by Alicia Rades

Deep WatersStill waters run deep, but the churning waves of ancient secrets and perpetual lies will cause a storm of unparalleled proportions when one teen discovers a merman has washed ashore and learns that even her father cannot be trusted with the truth to the questions she raises.

DEEP WATERS by Alicia Rades is young adult fantasy that is filled with adventure, tension and characters that define the meaning of friendship and trust! Bree knows she is part of a community of mer-hybrids, that her roots lay in the sea, but she wasn’t prepared to find that the merpeople she came from were not extinct, but that the city council has long held the truth from their people.

Forced to leave the only home she has ever known, robbed of the magic she possesses, Bree is about to show everyone in Sea Haven City that she is a force to reckoned with and she will not stop until she has uncovered every barnacle under every stone. They say the truth will set you free, but does that apply to Sea Haven City?

Lots of action, with the fierce determination and raw daring of a teen on a mission, Bree is most likely the girl who should have been voted Most Likely to Succeed! A fun read that holds a junior “Mission Impossible” vibe!

I received a complimentary copy of FIRE AND FANTASY from C.K. Dawn. DEEP WATERS is part of that anthology.



The Bone Curse by Carrie Rubin (Benjamin Oris, #1) WITH #Giveaway!

The Bone Curse
by Carrie Rubin

My rating: 5 stars

Series: Benjamin Oris - Book 1
Publisher: ScienceThrillers Media (March 27, 2018)
Publication Date: March 27, 2018
Genre: Dark paranormal fantasy | Science Fiction | Thriller
Print Length: 296 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble


Step into a world where science and dark magic battle to the death...#Enter Carrie Rubin's ARC Giveaway for a chance to win a copy of THE BONE CURSE
ARC giveaway goes until January 21st. Here’s the link to Carrie Rubin's blog 


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MEDICINE HAS NO CURE FOR EVIL...

Ben Oris, a pragmatic med student from Philadelphia, gets cut by an old bone while touring the Paris catacombs. His companion Laurette, a public health student from Haiti, senses danger and worries an evil curse now runs through him.

Ben scoffs at the idea—he simply has a wound that won’t heal—and back home he returns to his stressful clerkship at the hospital. But when people close to him succumb to a grisly illness and a dark priest pursues him, his skepticism waivers. Could a bone from an 18th-century skeleton with a frightening history really cause modern-day disease?

With the help of Laurette, he scrambles to find a cure through Vodou before more of his loved ones die. But first, he must battle the mysterious priest who’s bent on vengeance and determined to have Ben’s blood as his own.

The Bone Curse by Carrie Rubin

The Bone Curse (Benjamin Oris, #1)Do you believe in the unbelievable? Are you willing to admit the power of old magic and ancient beliefs can become physical manifestations? The world of medicine and the occult collide when the trip of a lifetime for a young medical student becomes a cursed nightmare that has medical science baffled and one man teetering on the edge between education and the unbelievable. Carrie Rubin’s THE BONE CURSEis a tale of revenge and the power of Haitian Vodou while modern medical knowledge is put on notice that there is more to life than what can be seen under a microscope.

Medical student, Ben Oris is cut by an ancient bone while touring the Paris catacombs and now, it isn’t healing. When his friend from Haiti “feels” a sense of danger, Ben refuses to believe in the possibility of a curse until people around him become deathly ill with an undefinable wasting disease. As the death toll mounts, Ben must face the possibility that there is more to life than what can be dissected or explained. Is there something about Ben’s blood that holds a secret from the catacombs? Why would he be the “chosen one” to deliver death after dedicating his life to healing?

When an innocent is taken as a sacrifice, Ben must learn to believe in order to battle the darkest of evils from the world of the occult, both physically and with the power of white magic.

What could be more intriguing than a pitting medical science against an ancient occult belief?
Carrie Ruben brings chaos to life as one man stands alone against the dark forces of the unexplainable. Teeter on the brink of the abyss with Ben as shadowy malevolence stalks him and logic holds no answers. From that first drop of blood, the stage is set and we become entangled in a world that cannot be brushed aside, that will not let up as we are slammed into a maze of death and darkness with no light at the end of the tunnel for these characters. Just when you think, all will be over, the bottom drops out again, and all we can do is hang on by our fingertips!

Simply fabulous, high-tension reading that will ratchet your heart rate as you feel your pulse pounding!

I received a complimentary ARC edition from Science Thrillers Media and Carrie Rubin. This is my honest review.

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#Cover Reveal - The Inheritance by Mika Lane


The Inheritance
Mika Lane
Publication date: February 6th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance
Life was good. I was tending bar, making enough to get by, paying my rent, and enjoying the occasional cocktail with my best friend gay boyfriend, Matty. And then I got the call. One of my customers had passed. The one who we nicknamed “Grandpa,” who’d watch us for hours from his seat at the bar, sucking on the same beer, never leaving a tip.
For some reason the old coot left me his estate. Huh? He looked like the last person in the world to have an “estate.” Well, did your mother ever tell you not to judge a book by its cover?
And thanks to good old Grandpa, it looks like I may never have to work again.
But of course there’s a catch. There’s always a catch. I only get Grandpa’s money if I’m 25 years old (check), and married (not checked; not by a landslide). And–I only have 30 days to pull this off.
I didn’t see how I could make it happen, until four eligible bachelors waltzed into my life. Then, I had a whole different set of problems…


Author Bio:
Writing has been a passion of Mika’s since a young age (her first book was "The Day I Ate the Milkyway"), but erotic romance is now what gives purpose to her days and nights. She lives in magical Northern California with her own handsome alpha dude, sometimes known as Mr. Mika Lane, and an evil cat named Bill. A devotee of the intelligent and beautiful, and lover of shiny things, she’s a yogi, hiker, traveler, thinker, observer, and book worm. She has been known to drink cheap champagne and has way too many shoes.
A National Reader's Choice Awards finalist, Mika always deliver a hot, sexy romp, often with imperfect characters, and a promised happily ever after (or at least happy for now).
She LOVES to hear from readers, and can be found at www.mikalane.com, and facebook.com/mikalaneauthor, when she's not dreaming up naughty tales to share.

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K.N. Lee is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She is the author of the Dragon-Born Saga, Eura Chronicles, Wonderland University, and the Chronicles of Koa series. When she is not writing twisted urban fantasy, epic tales of dragons, pirates, and mermaids, and dark poetry, she does a great deal of traveling and spending time with her family. Wannabe rockstar, foreign language enthusiast, and anime geek, K.N. Lee also enjoys gaming and sketching. She is a winner of the Elevate Lifestyle Top 30 Under 30 "Future Leaders of Charlotte" award for her success as a writer, business owner, and for community service.

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