Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Excerpt Reveal for The Naked Truth by Vi Keeland

 

EXCERPT

“May I get you something to drink while you wait for the rest of your party?” the waiter asked.

I would normally wait to see what the client did and follow his lead on alcohol. But tonight was not the norm.

I rubbed at my stiff neck. “I’ll take a vodka cranberry, please.”

I hoped it would help calm my nerves and release some of the tension in my jaw before I gave myself a full-blown headache. Taking out my phone, I started to scroll through emails to distract myself while waiting for my drink and dinner companion.

My head whipped up at the sound of Gray’s voice behind me. “Sorry I’m late.”

My heart unexpectedly fluttered, and I fought against the feeling of excitement. “Are you really?

Because I get the sense you don’t have any manners after the way you interrupted me a million times today.”

He completely ignored my attitude as he took the seat across from me. “Traffic is a bitch getting downtown at this time. Next time we’ll have dinner at my place.”

“There won’t be a next time.”

Gray’s mouth curved into a smug smile as he snagged my gaze. “Sure there will. There’ll be plenty of next times. And eventually you’ll stop pretending you don’t enjoy my company.”

I hated that my body reacted to him. Right from the very start, we’d had a crazy chemistry between us that was difficult to dull.

I sighed. “What are you doing, Gray? Why did you come to my firm?”

He lifted the cloth napkin in front of him and laid it across his lap. “Isn’t that obvious? I need new legal representation.”

“At my firm? And you’d prefer that representation come from an associate instead of my boss’s boss—the head of our securities division? Or even from Pittman, who would gladly hold your hand and provide you whatever legal advice you need from his fifty-plus years of experience?”

“Loyalty is important to me. I want someone I can trust with my business.”

“And you’ve decided that’s me? An associate with five years experience who just got off probation with the Bar Association for violating attorney-client privilege?”

The waiter arrived with my drink. “Here you go, ma’am.” He turned to Gray. “May I get you something to drink? Or would you like to wait until the last of your party joins you this evening?”

“It’s just the two of us. I’ll have a Macallan, neat, please.”

“Coming right up.” The waiter walked around to the other side of the table and started to remove the third place setting.

I put my hand out, stopping him. “We actually do have another party coming, so you can leave that.”

“Very well.” He nodded.

Gray waited until the waiter was out of earshot. “I didn’t invite anyone else to dinner.”

I sipped my drink and offered a saccharine-sweet fake smile. “I did. Figured an important client like you should have more than one attorney to answer his questions.”

Just as I set down my glass, I saw the other man I was waiting for enter the restaurant. He scanned the room, looking for me, so I held up my hand and waved.

“Perfect timing. There’s Oliver now.”

Gray glanced at the man heading toward us and back to me. Instead of being pissed off, the jerk was amused. “That’s cute. You invited a chaperone because you don’t trust yourself with me.”



THE NAKED TRUTH
by VI KEELAND

It was just a typical Monday.

Until the big boss asked me to make the pitch for a prospective new client.

After two years on shaky ground at work because of my screw up, an opportunity to impress the senior partners was just what I needed.

Or so I thought…

Until I walked into the conference room and collided with the man I was supposed to pitch.

My coffee spilled, my files tumbled to the ground, and I almost lost my balance.

And that was the good part of my day.

Because the gorgeous man crouched down and looking at me like he wanted to eat me alive, was none other than my ex, Gray Westbrook.

A man who I’d only just begun to move on from.

A man who my heart despised—yet my body obviously still had other ideas about.

A man who was as charismatic and confident as he was sexy.

Somehow, I managed to make it through my presentation ignoring his intense stare.

Although it was impossible to ignore all the dirty things he whispered into my ear right after I was done.

But there was no way I was giving him another chance, especially now that he was a client…was there?




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~MEET VI KEELAND~
Vi Keeland is a native New Yorker with three children that occupy most of her free time, which she complains about often, but wouldn't change for the world. She is a bookworm and has been known to read her kindle at stop lights, while styling her hair, cleaning, walking, during sporting events, and frequently while pretending to work. She is a boring attorney by day, and an exciting smut author by night!

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Excerpt Reveal for Until We Are Gone by Gia Riley

EXCERPT
The man grabs my hand and laces his fingers with mine, careful not to jostle the IV. Nothing about his hand is familiar, and I’m left wondering if it’s okay to be touching at all.

“Who are you?” I ask him, wondering why he still hasn’t told me his name. If he’s someone who saved me, then I want to know. I need to know. “Are you the pilot?”

He sucks in a breath, and the tears flow harder down his cheeks. There’s a long, uncomfortable pause, and he barely blinks.

A few seconds later, he clears his throat and says, “Cash. I’m Cash. Your husband.”

I search his face for anything familiar. A dimple. A wrinkle. Maybe a freckle. But nothing about him triggers a single memory. I should feel more than this. I should have love for the man I married. I’m not sure how long ago, but we exchanged vows. Vows I don’t remember. And I’m sure I wore a white dress, probably my dream dress, and I don’t even know if it was made of lace or satin. My first Holy

Communion dress was an expensive chiffon, and I hated that itchy material, so I’m sure it couldn’t have been chiffon.

Cash brushes his finger down the side of my face, chasing away a tear. I didn’t realize I was crying.

“I think I want to be alone,” I whisper.

He pauses and then lets go of me.

I wait for him to say something, but he just tucks closed fists into his pockets and stares at the floor.

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UNTIL WE ARE GONE
by GIA RILEY

I wanted a family with Cash.

We had dreams –building a house, kids, a dog, and, yes, even the white picket fence.

Or so I’m told.

I don’t remember anything about my husband. Not the wedding or the vows we shared.

The past ten years were erased and with time, they’re supposed to come back.

But this isn’t your typical case of amnesia

What if I’m not supposed to remember?

What if I was meant to forget?

Maybe I don’t want my old life back.

Because if the accident hadn’t happened, I wouldn’t have uncovered the truth.

Losing my memory wasn’t tragic.

Losing my memory was fate.

UNTIL WE ARE GONE by Gia Riley releases on July 30th.



~MEET GIA RILEY~
Gia Riley has been in love with writing romance since high school when she took her very first creative writing class. From the small but mighty state of Delaware, she’s a country girl at heart, traveling back to her roots in Pennsylvania as often as she can. 

She’d rather pick truth than dare, bake than cook, and will always choose coffee over tea. 

Just like life, her stories always have a mixture of heart and humor.

You can connect with Gia on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. She also has a reader group, Gia Riley’s Books, on Facebook. Stop by anytime, she loves hearing from readers!

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

RECENT Cover Reveals


This post is for cover reveals from the last few weeks that I've shared on the blog: 

HIS TRUE QUEEN by Jodi Ellen Malpas will be releasing on August 7th and is the second book in her SMOKE AND MIRRORS DUOLOGY.


A beautiful, defiant princess. A renowned, sinfully gorgeous Hollywood actor.

A love affair that is sure to rock the British Monarchy…and the world.

Their love affair began intensely and passionately. Princess Adeline and Josh Jameson knew any future together was impossible—her status as a princess and his standing as a Hollywood heartthrob dictated that. But the heights of pleasure they could take each other to were wildly unanticipated by them both. Josh’s absolute disregard for Adeline’s status quickly drew her into his hedonistic world. And her perfectly worn mask and false façade captivated Josh to the point of obsession. The boundaries became blurred. The physical became emotional. Their hearts became entwined.

But a cruel turn of events rips their worlds apart and Adeline is more bound than ever by the protocol and expectations her title commands. The army of royal advisors who guard the secrets and scandals of the Monarchy will go to unthinkable lengths to keep the smoke and mirrors in place…and Josh away from Adeline. She knows the power she possesses comes with agonizing sacrifices. Walking away from Josh devastates her…but it keeps him safe from the corrupt institution that has ruled her life.

Yet Josh refuses to lose the woman who has consumed him so completely, distorted his boundaries, and stripped him of all sensibility.

Will the power of the British Monarchy triumph? Or will their fierce love for each other change the course of history?

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MIXED UP LOVE by Natasha Madison will be releasing August 7th and is a standalone.

Hunter
When my business partner asked me to do him a favor, I had no idea he was sending me on the blind date his mother had arranged for him.
I walked in the bar, saw the woman drinking her third martini, and knew I was in for an eventful night.
After the unexpected second date, she didn't know my real name or who I really was. By that time, the lie was too far gone, and I wanted her too much to admit the truth.

Laney
It's not every day you find out your ex-boyfriend is engaged.
I shouldn't have agreed to the blind date, but I wasn’t in any position to turn down a night out when my mother insisted.
I will admit, I definitely shouldn't have ordered that fourth martini before said blind date even arrived.
The man turned out to be swoon worthy, handsome, condescending— a perfect distraction.

Then I found out he was a liar.

I've never been in over my head to this degree.

Then again, I've never been mixed up in love.

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FILTHY LIES by Raine Miller will be releasing on July 16th and is the second book in the Blackstone Dynasty series but can be read as a standalone.

On the day I turned fifteen years old I knew I loved James Blakney. There was a look in his eye that told me he’d finally noticed I existed in a realm beyond best-friend’s-much-younger-off-limits-don’t-even-think-about-it-little-sister. Call it womanly intuition, despite the fact I was barely qualified for being an actual woman at just fifteen—and only in the biological sense—but still, I knew I loved him.

What I never expected from him was a proposal of marriage nearly eight years later. I know it's not supposed to be a real marriage, but James is certainly making it feel that way.

He's also hiding something from me.

But I've hidden the truth from him as well.

Lies.

So many filthy lies.

~Winter Blackstone

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The Series to your GOODREADS SHELF.

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My REVIEW for Filthy Rich.

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DIRTY, RECKLESS LOVE by Lexi Ryan is the third book in THE BOYS OF JACKSON HARBOR but can be read as a standalone. This will release on August 14th.

I’m in love with a man who tried to kill me. At least that’s what they tell me . . .

Six weeks ago, paramedics found me unconscious in my apartment. Beaten. Bruised. Hardly breathing. When I woke up, I couldn’t remember the last three years or anything about my life in Jackson Harbor. They tell me my fiancé, Colton McKinley, is on the run for what he did to me.

They tell me I’m safer if I stay away.

I don’t care if my memories ever come back. I want nothing to do with those missing years . . . until a sexy stranger with angry eyes shows up on my doorstep and demands I stop ignoring him.

Levi Jackson is my fiancé’s best friend, but seeing him sparks something inside me. As the truth unravels in my mind, I know they’re wrong about Colton. My own secrets are far more dangerous than the man I was engaged to.

I return to Jackson Harbor to search for answers and find myself running from a faceless boogeyman and seeking refuge in Levi’s arms. And in his bed.

I can’t deny my feelings for Levi. But as the pile of lies between us grows, I realize that sometimes the truth can’t set us free. It may be the very thing that could destroy us.

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RIVERS by SL Scott will be releasing on July 26th. This is part of a series, but they are all interconnected standalones with crossover characters.

This Standalone Second Chance Rock Star Romance by New York Times Bestselling Author, S.L. Scott, will have you falling in love with Rivers Crow while introducing you to his Sexy as Sin brothers and band mates—Jet, Tulsa, and Ridge.

Rivers Crow has everything he could ever need—a rock star life, more money than the devil himself, and worldwide fame. Except he’s still missing the one thing he wants—the girl he left behind.

Stella Fellowes has a life she doesn’t want—an unfulfilling job, debt without a ceiling, and lonely nights. She spends pretending not to miss the one thing she needs—the boy who broke her heart.

Five years later, the guitarist she once loved is back with a hit record, millions of fans, and that look in his eye that still makes her weak in the knees. Only she’s not the same girl he once knew.

When these two star-crossed lovers come together, time starts to heal old wounds.

Although she’s compelled to look past his sins, will he be able to look past hers?


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CRAVE by Adriana Locke will be releasing in August 2018, and this while this is part of THE GIBSON BOYS SERIES it can be read as a standalone. 

Hadley Jacobs is over Machlan Gibson.

Sure, she’ll always be a little weak to the dimple in his right cheek and the way his five o’clock shadow makes him ruggedly handsome. But that’s not enough to cover every other thing about him because they all drive her nuts. Like how he won’t admit he’s wrong even when he knows it and how he drives his stupid car a million miles an hour on wet asphalt. As she rolls back into town and takes a seat at Crave, she won’t take the bait. She’s over him. Mostly.

Machlan isn’t over her.

It’s not because he hasn’t tried. He reminds himself over and over that she’s not the girl for him. After all, she drives him insane with her sassy attitude and the way she calls him out on everything. She beats him at poker, even though she doesn’t know the difference between a straight and a flush, and when she looks at him with her bright, blue eyes, it’s unnerving. When she climbs onto that bar stool and orders a drink, he puts it in front of her and ignores the sparkle in her eyes. He’s not over her, but she won’t know that.

But she does know that. And he knows she’s not as over him as she’s pretending to be. When life forces their hand this time, there’s more on the line than a pile of poker chips. It’s their forever.

Crave is a standalone romance in a new small town, blue-collar series from USA Today bestselling author Adriana Locke. Join readers everywhere as they fall in love with the delicious Gibson Boys.



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UNTIL WE ARE GONE by Gia Riley is a standalone and will be releasing on July 30th.

I wanted a family with Cash.

We had dreams –building a house, kids, a dog, and, yes, even the white picket fence.

Or so I’m told.

I don’t remember anything about my husband. Not the wedding or the vows we shared.

The past ten years were erased and with time, they’re supposed to come back.

But this isn’t your typical case of amnesia

What if I’m not supposed to remember?

What if I was meant to forget?

Maybe I don’t want my old life back.

Because if the accident hadn’t happened, I wouldn’t have uncovered the truth.

Losing my memory wasn’t tragic.

Losing my memory was fate.

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TWO WEEKS NOTICE by Whitney G is releasing on July 20th and is a complete standalone.

***To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing this letter to formally announce my resignation from Parker International (& the arrogant, condescending CEO) effective two weeks from today.

This was a VERY EASY decision to make, as the past two years have been utterly miserable. I wish his next executive assistant all the luck in the world (she'll need it) and if my boss should need me to do anything over the next two weeks, kindly tell him that he can do it [his] goddamn self...

Sincerely (Not Really), 
Tara Lauren***

That’s the version of my two weeks’ notice I *should’ve* sent to my boss, because the more professional version--the one where I said I was "grateful for all the opportunities," and "honored by all the rewarding experiences" over the years?

That letter was rejected with his sexy, trademark smirk and an “I highly suggest you read the fine print of your contract...”

So, I did.

And now I've realized that unless I fake my death, poison him, or find a way to renegotiate my impossible contract, I’m stuck working under one of the cockiest and most ruthless bosses in New York.

Then again, I thought that was the case until he called me late last night with an emergency proposition...


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RICHER THAN SIN by Meghan March is the first in a brand new trilogy coming on August 14th, with a book a month coming after.

A Riscoff and a Gable can never live happily ever after. Our family feud is the stuff of legends.

Ten years ago, Whitney Gable caught me off guard with her long legs and grab-you-by-the-balls blue eyes.

I didn’t know or care what her name was.

Like any Riscoff worth the family name, I went after what I wanted. We burned like a flash fire until she married another man.

She hates me, and she should.
I objected on her wedding day.

Now she’s home, with those same long legs and man-eater stare, but there’s no ring on her finger.

They say a Riscoff and a Gable can never live happily ever after . . . but I’m not done with Whitney Gable.

I’ll never be done with her.

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CREW by Tijan is a standalone book coming on August 27th, and in her words: Full-length novel. First book in a YA Series. This book is dark, violent, and not for the faint of heart. 

To survive where I live, you have two options.

You can be a Normal—a cheerleader, jock, member of the debate team, or on the yearbook
committee. You pretend everything is normal.

Or you can be crew.

You insult us? We hurt you.
You hurt us? We really hurt you.
And if you f*ck with us, we will end you.

My name is Bren.
I’m the only female in the Wolf Crew—the best, fiercest, and most dangerous crew there is—and
we have a rule: There's no falling in love.

Well… too late.

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PRETTY VENOM by Ella Fields releases on August 3rd. This is the third book in the Gray Springs University series, and while this is a standalone, I would recommend reading them in order. 
Callum Welsh perfected the art of hating me when we were two kids who believed we’d be forced into marriage.
He thought I wanted it, but my only wish had been for him to leave me alone.
Then one afternoon, he stole my first kiss.
Despite all he’d done, everything changed after that.

As the years passed, our hearts thawed, and he no longer hated me.
In fact, he loved me enough to make me his wife.
Until I ruined everything with one stupid mistake.

That hatred returned in the form of cruel words and even crueler deeds.
But we weren’t kids anymore.
I could handle his brand of venom.
He would be mine again, even if it cost me the remains of my heart.

Warning: contains cheating and an anti-hero who might make you throw your kindle.

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This follows Suddenly Forbidden (where we meet Callum) and Bittersweet Always.
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HOLD ME CLOSE is a co-written book by Corinne Michaels and Melanie Harlow and will be releasing on August 20th. This is a standalone romance. 

Ian Chase broke my heart at seventeen, and I’ve spent the last eighteen years hating him for it.

He makes it easy, with his smart mouth and playboy lifestyle—which I unfortunately have to observe since he lives behind me. Every time I see him climbing out of his pool, practically naked and unreasonably sexy, my blood boils.

I’ve always loved to loathe him.

I never planned to need him.

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London Parish is my little sister’s best friend, not that it stopped me from falling for her.

Our history is complicated. The only thing we have in common is being godparents to my sister’s three adorable kids—until our lives are changed in one tragic moment.

Now we’re trying to raise the children we love, mourn an unthinkable loss, and fight an undeniable attraction.

My life is already upside-down, and the last thing I need is for old feelings to resurface.

Because I’ll never be able to keep her, no matter how hard I try to hold her close.

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Friday, July 13, 2018

Book Review and Giveaway for MADDOX by Melanie Moreland



MADDOX
by MELANIE MORELAND

Three young men meet in university and form a lifelong friendship.

Their pasts dictate the men they are, but their present shapes their future.

What happens when these men meet the one person they are destined to be with? Can they fight their feelings and walk away? Or will they each succumb and learn the sweet agony of love?

Maddox

Brought up in chaos and fear, Maddox requires order and control to cope with life.

He has his career and two closest friends. That is all he needs.

Until Dee enters his life.

She brings forth feelings he has denied himself his entire life—and threatens his control.

He wants to hold.
Keep.
Love.
Live.

Damaged by her past, Dee cannot admit her feelings for him, fighting him at every turn.
Is he strong enough to show her—to prove love is worth the risk for both of them?


REVIEW 4+ STARS
"She fucked with my control. I fucked her to get it back."

Yep, yep, YEP. I really, really enjoyed this book the most out of the entire Vested Interest series!! I know I already told you I loved Bentley and then I told you I loved Aiden, but I have to say, Melanie brought something out in Maddox that I desperately needed to see to round out the BAM boys!! While Bentley was a really great start to this series, with Aiden bringing up the middle with an intensity that I was excited to witness, Maddox rounded out the group with his confidence and his swag, but a heart that betrayed him for the better. It was truly a great story to enjoy!

I will say that being able to visit with Bent and Emmy and Aiden and Cami - adding the emotions and the fears, this one was my favorite of the trio. I know! I know! I keep changing that when she adds a new story to the mix, but Maddox and Dee with their walls and personal issues, this one just made me smile a lot. These books aren't heavy. They aren't super overly dramatic. They are just a great story with some emotional moments mixed with a little bit of drama.

"Satin, lace, silk, and sin."

Maddox was a dirty talking (sooo delicious was his mouth!!), sexy man (silver fox!!) with some walls (poor guy) that were solidly in place. He liked control and he knew how to wield that control powerfully and respectfully; but he was quite HOT doing so...drool-worthy even. But, the same could be said for Dee. She liked her dirty talking man, with her sexy body that spoke to (screamed at!!) Maddox's inner control freak, and her own walls to scale (poor girl). These two, no matter how much they fought it, they worked so well together. They were the literal definition of 'made for each other'. I loved how these two tiptoed around their feelings for each other in the most delicate of ways. Blunt? Scared. Curious? Adamant. They both had something worth hiding from and fighting for, and it was really neat how they danced around those truths before accepting the inevitable. But the coming together (that was punny) was explosive. These two together were lip-biting sexy, and their intimacy poured off the pages.

With some drama that was, well....drama, it wasn't the focus of the story and I'm thankful for that. I enjoyed the fact that Moreland was able to share these big, burly men in all their glory that were brought to their knees by the women they loved, but they never lost their masculinity. In a world full of power and control, she added in beauty in romance with ease. It just worked for all of these guys and <sigh>, Maddox was it. He was sooo delicious. Yep, yummy.

Seeing all of these guys out of their element by the time this one was said and done made for a smile-worthy ending, and what a treat! The smiles, the laughs - hell, the grins were cheesy and the laughs were giggles, but I *really* enjoyed the ending to their trilogy. This was just a fitting end and to see it all button up as nicely as it did, it gave me the HEA I so desperately love.

But wait, there's more....The Rebel known as Reid is coming this fall, and once again I'm all excited for more!!

"Her very oxygen became mine. I needed her to breathe, to survive.
~BEE

 

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~MEET MELANIE L. MORELAND~
New York Times/USA Today bestselling author Melanie Moreland, lives a happy and content life in a quiet area of Ontario with her beloved husband of twenty-seven-plus years and their rescue cat, Amber. Nothing means more to her than her friends and family, and she cherishes every moment spent with them. 

While seriously addicted to coffee, and highly challenged with all things computer-related and technical, she relishes baking, cooking, and trying new recipes for people to sample. She loves to throw dinner parties, and also enjoys travelling, but finds coming home is always the best part of any trip. 

Melanie loves stories, especially paired with a good wine, and enjoys skydiving (free falling over a fleck of dust) extreme snowboarding (falling down stairs) and piloting her own helicopter (tripping over her own feet.) She's learned happily ever-afters, even bumpy ones, are all in how you tell the story.

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Book Review and Giveaway for Broken Love Story by Natasha Madison


Samantha:

I had the perfect life; a husband who loved me, and two kids who were my world.

Until someone else answered his phone and my perfect life shattered.

When he died, I was left with answers he couldn't give me and a box full of lies.

He left me broken.


Blake:

I fell in love when I was fifteen, knowing she was the one.

For five years, she was my everything—my every breath, every heartbeat, every thought.

She made me promise to move on, promise to find love again, but I broke those promises because I can't move on.

Two broken souls brought together by tragedy and heartbreak.

Can a broken love story be fixed?


REVIEW: 4-4.5 STARS
"This is how my perfect life became broken."

When I tell you this is the must read series of the year for sweet and engaging storylines, I mean it when I say this is the series you need to read. Let go of your problems, pick up these books, and just smile your way through the entire series. I'm serious. While they are very light on actuality in some aspects, they are very, very on point with sexy and sweet, engaging and perfect.

I said it already in one of my reviews for this series, and I'll say it again....this isn't my normal read. This isn't even a style I would shout out, but dammit if her stories aren't inviting and warm and make you smile!! This has to be one of my FAVORITE series of the year. It completely took me by surprise by how much I loved it! The way she tells her stories, it's with a no nonsense, quick and blunt way to get her story across: to the point and I loved it! It works. There is no dillly-dallying around. What surprises me the most is that I barely highlighted ANYTHING in this book....and that's not my normal. I'm usually a highlighting fool. I was just so caught up in their story that I just whipped right through it.  I'm serious when I say I loved this...I truly did.


"When one man’s death exposes a complex web of lies, three couples discover the true meaning of love, loss and redemption."

Here's what stuck out to me the most. With this one's very enticing, very eye-opening tagline, I was immediately sucked in to the entire series. Favorite tagline of the YEAR! Not only did we get three points of views on the exact same occurrence with each book in this series, not ONE of them was the same and bored me or felt repetitive. When we got Hailey's POV in Perfect Love Story, I was in her shoes. I felt her pain. I loved and lost with her.  When we got to Crystal's POV in Unexpected Love Story, I teared up a tiny bit with seeing how she was feeling for Hailey and what she could do to try and help. So sweet, that Crystal was. But when I got to this one, Blake's mental discussions were so sad and so protective. Totally made me fall deeper in love with him. I already loved him from the moment I saw him take action in Perfect Love Story, so when I finally got to his POV, I was completely consumed by him. A young man with his head on his shoulders, and his priorities and morals were in tact. Floored. In love. Happy as can be. This series was truly the easiest read I've had in a while and this book was the perfect finish for it!!

There were two timeline inconsistencies that I noted while reading this one, but nothing that really messed with the overall flow of the story or the book, so it didn't truly affect me on an enjoyment level. All in all, this series gave me nothing but smiles. Ok, and a few tears....but nothing but giggles and smiles. I *loved* it! I cannot recommend it enough for those of you that want a light, fun and easy read that's guaranteed to make you smile.

With this being my first series/read of Natasha Madison, I am definitely on board to check out more of her writing. If she can infuse as much sarcasm and wit as she did with such a sobering topic, well I am game. Again, not my normal reads since I like the heavy, emotional kind, but this kind of writing I would love to throw in between the heavies. This was seriously perfect for me. What a breath of fresh air!

"With all my broken pieces and all his broken pieces, maybe we're whole together."
~BEE


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~MEET NATASHA MADISON~
When her nose isn't buried in a book, or her fingers flying across a keyboard writing, she's in the kitchen creating gourmet meals. You can find her, in four inch heels no less, in the car chauffeuring kids, or possibly with her husband scheduling his business trips.

It's a good thing her characters do what she says, because even her Labrador doesn't listen to her...

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