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Review: Insatiable by Melanie Harlow (Cloverleigh Farms #3)

Note: An advanced reader copy (ARC) was provided by the author.
Melanie Harlow is back with the third novel in her Cloverleigh Farms series, and this friends-to-lovers romance was every bit as wonderful a read as I'd hoped it would be. Insatiable features the third of the five Sawyer sisters, thirty-three-year-old Meg, who works as a campaign strategist in DC. When her boyfriend of three years catches her by surprise when he tells her he's leaving to take a new job in Manhattan, his statement on neither one of them fighting for their relationship stuck with her, as did his pronouncement that Meg always put her job first. Deciding to head back home to northern Michigan earlier than she'd planned would give her some much needed time spent with family and her closest friend, Noah McCormick. Even though they don't talk on a daily basis, the bond she shares with him has been there ever since he saved her life when they were both sixteen. But right along that friendship is a…

Review: Special Delivery by Lauren Blakely (Always Satisfied #5)

Lauren Blakely's newest novella was the perfect holiday treat to warm my heart during this Christmas season--and yes, Christmas season starts once the first of September rolls in and lasts throughout the -ber months and until Feast of the Epiphany (and sometimes even beyond that!). Special Delivery was a quickie of a read, yet this lived up to being short but sweet and quite steamy, too! It also proves that you don't always need hundreds of pages to create a wonderful story that's worth reading, but then this author knows what she's doing, and has delivered a romance that is, indeed, special and takes on the falling-for-your-sibling's-friend trope without unnecessary drama.

Special Delivery is the fifth book in the Always Satisfied series--and I THINK it's the last one, but don't quote me on that because I could be wrong--about Vaughn Channing and Quinn Summers, the former being Josh Summers's (whose own happily-ever-after takes place in the fourth book…

Release Blitz: A New Empire by Layla Reyne

A New Empire
(Fog City #3) by Layla Reyne Release Date: November 11, 2019
About A New Empire Legacies were made to be rewritten.

Assassin Hawes Madigan wants to do right—by his family, his organization, his city, and the man he's falling for, ATF agent Christopher Perri. But Hawes's rules are being challenged by someone willing to kill for the old ways. To save his soul and his empire, Hawes must make an impossible decision: fight from the outside or bend the knee to win back his throne from within.

Chris is used to being the inside man, the one undercover. Now, he's on the outside marshaling forces in support of the man and the ring of assassins he was supposed to take down. His mission shifted when he found something that's been missing for ten long years—a home, with Hawes.

As Hawes and Chris make a dangerous play for control, the lines between allies and traitors blur. Trusting the wrong person could destroy the legacy Hawes envisions for the Madigans. But not trusting …

Release Blitz: Biker Babe by Audrey Carlan

Biker Babe (Biker Beauties #1) by Audrey Carlan Release Date: November 11, 2019
About Biker Babe From Audrey Carlan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Calendar Girl series.
Princess. That’s what the club calls me. I’m not frilly, into pink, or expect a man to woo me with chocolates and flowers. I don’t need candlelit dinners and long walks on the beach. 
I’m not the girl you take home to your parents. I like wild, fun, and good times. I’m the kind of girl you put on the back of your bike and ride through the night…in more ways than one. 
I like the wind in my hair and the open road before me. I was born a biker princess and I’ll be one until the day I die. The man in my life can try to tame me, but he’ll have one hell of a fight on his hands. Though if he wins, he’ll get the ultimate prize…all of me. Devoted. His old lady through thick and thin. 
So when I opened my store, aptly named Biker Babe, I didn’t expect to have the biggest, sexiest, most jaw-dropping man walk into my…

Review: Biker Babe by Audrey Carlan (Biker Beauties #1)

Note: An advanced reader copy (ARC) was provided by the author via Give Me Books Promotions.
Audrey Carlan kicks off her Biker Beauties series with the first novella, Biker Babe, and it's the story of the Hero's Pride MC's lone biker princess falling for the club's new VP. Twenty-five-year-old Shay O'Donnell is loving her life. She's cherished by the motorcycle club her father is the president of, she's got her own clothing and accessories business called Biker Babe, and she's left her douchebag ex. However, her ex doesn't seem to get that she wants nothing to do with him, which is why he's been hounding her regularly to get her to give them a second chance. When thirty-year-old former Marine Taggart "T-Rex" Crawford steps in and lays down the law--and his fist to Shay's ex's nose--he becomes her hero, but she makes it clear nothing can happen between them, not when she's THE biker princess and he's the incoming vice pr…

Review: 5,331 Miles by Willow Aster (La Jolla #1)

Note: A review copy was provided by the author via Wildfire Marketing Solutions.
Originally shared with her readers as a serial in her newsletter, Willow Aster has released 5,331 Miles as a full-length novel, and it harks back to my first two reads from her six years ago--True Love Story and In the Fields. I'm not saying they share the same story lines, but I got the same sort of feels, and when I get those feels, I know the book I'm reading is special. This was a friends-to-lovers slash second-chance romance read about Mirabelle Hart and Jaxson Marshall. With their mothers being best friends, becoming the closest of friends growing up almost felt like a given for Mira and Jaxson. She was his Bells, the girl he shared dreams with and made promises to, even going so far as creating a list of everything they would do together once they were all grown up. But when Jaxson and his mother went across the pond from Holmes Chapel, England to the proverbial sunny side of the street in …

Book Spotlight: Consorts of the Red King by Eden Winters

Consorts of the Red King by Eden Winters Date Released: October 26, 2019
About Consorts of the Red King In deepest space the ruthless Federation lays waste to one rebel colony after another, leaving comrades-in-arms Van Orskey and Tayn Kassik without family, without a home, and without hope. 
With nothing left but each other, they run contraband and smuggle fugitives from the safety of their ship, the Cormorant—with the occasional clandestine mission for the rival Coalition thrown in. Their heists have not gone unnoticed, though even the bounty on their heads doesn’t prevent them from being a thorn in the enemy’s side at every opportunity.
Pissing them off? Big mistake. 
From the day of his birth Prince Jorvik of Akiak learned duty, wisdom, and honor from his father, leaving him ill-equipped to withstand betrayal by his Federation-puppet uncle. He has no love for the greedy off-worlders who plunder his world’s natural resources and enslave his people. To defeat his foe, he needs the cunn…

Release Blitz: Across the Pond by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey

Across the Pond
(Arizona Raptors #2) by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey Release Date: November 10, 2019
About Across the Pond The greatest journey isn’t from England to the States, it’s the one that two men take on the way to find each other. 

Sebastian Brown is on a mission to rescue the Arizona Raptors and a vow he made to a friend in college. Either that or he’s on vacation. He’s not entirely sure that he’s made up his mind yet. Either way, traveling from England, to the arid desert of Arizona isn’t exactly a picnic, particularly with the doubts and worries he takes with him. He’s turned even the worst of companies around, but faced with the challenge of improving the reputation of a hockey team that everyone seems to hate, he knows his work is cut out for him.

Focus is key, but that is easier said than done when Seb is sent into a tailspin by the intriguing Alejandro. Seb’s entire marketing plan hinges on making Alex a poster boy for equality and fair play. But with Alex’s utter dedication t…