5 stars · Dirty Talkers · Friends With Benefits · Healing · Kick-ass Hero · Kick-ass Heroine · Mafia/Crime · Panty Melter · Val Recent Review

Awakened by Sin (Crime Lord, #4) by Mia Knight

Title: Awakened by Sin Series: Crime Lord Series #4 Author: Mia Knight Genre: Fiction, Dark Romance Release Date: March 30, 2018 Can Standalone?: No, read in order. Carmen Pyre had it all until her husband was murdered by a madman who threatened everyone she loved. Now that her husband has been avenged, it’s time to… Continue reading Awakened by Sin (Crime Lord, #4) by Mia Knight

4 stars · Abuse · Captivity · Dark · Romantic Thriller · Sizzler · Val Recent Review

Born, Darkly (Darkly, Madly Duet, #1) by Trisha Wolfe

Title: Born, Darkly Series: Darkly, Madly Duet Author: Trisha Wolfe Genre: Psychological Thriller Romance Release Date: September 19, 2017 Can Standalone?: Yes He challenged her sanity. She shattered his reality. They dared each other…to the brink of madness. A dark and twisted maze awaits criminal psychologist London Noble when she falls for her patient, convicted… Continue reading Born, Darkly (Darkly, Madly Duet, #1) by Trisha Wolfe

4 stars · Childhood Friends · Contemporary Romance · Sizzler · Val Recent Review

Heart of Glass (Fostering Love #3) by Nicole Jacquelyn

Title: Heart of Glass Series: Fostering Love Series #3 Author: Nicole Jacquelyn Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Romance Release Date: July 10th 2018 Can Standalone?: Yes The next standalone novel from Nicole Jacquelyn about love, friendship, and forgiveness. Henry Harris was living his dream as a staff sergeant in the Marines. When he’s killed in action, his… Continue reading Heart of Glass (Fostering Love #3) by Nicole Jacquelyn

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Reckless by Lex Martin

Title: Reckless Author: Lex Martin Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: February 20, 2018 Can Standalone?: Yes Reckless features Tori and Ethan and is a standalone companion to the USA Today bestseller Shameless. Tori… For the record, I’m not going to hook up with my boss. I’m a lot of things—a screwup, a basket case, a… Continue reading Reckless by Lex Martin

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Crux Untamed (Hades Hangmen #6) by Tillie Cole

Title: Crux Untamed Series: Hades Hangmen #6 Author: Tillie Cole Genre: Dark Romance Release Date: February 27, 2018 Can Standalone?: Yes, but better read in order ONLY BOUNDLESS LOVE CAN SILENCE THE WHISPERS OF THE PAST . . . A broken woman. A damaged man. A free spirit intent on saving them both. Elysia ‘Sia’… Continue reading Crux Untamed (Hades Hangmen #6) by Tillie Cole

4 stars · Contemporary Romance · Famous · Second chance · Sizzler · Val Recent Review

Starlight Nights (738 Days #2) by Stacey Kade

Title: Starlight Nights Series: 738 Days Series #2 Author: Stacey Kade Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Romance Release Date: January 9, 2018 Can Standalone?: Yes At twenty-three, Calista Beckett is trying to overcome her early fame and fortune. The former savior of the world on Starlight is now a freshman at college–miles away from L.A. and her… Continue reading Starlight Nights (738 Days #2) by Stacey Kade

3 stars · Abuse · Angsty/Emotional · Childhood Friends · Dark · Panty Melter · Revenge Plots · Small Town Romance · Val Recent Review

Knotted (Trails of Sin #1) by Pam Godwin

Title: Knotted Series: Trails of Sin Series #1 Author: Pam Godwin Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Romance Release Date: May 1st 2018 Can Standalone?: Yes I try to forget her. It’s impossible. Growing up together, Conor and I shared all our firsts. First love, first kiss, first… Not all our firsts. We were sixteen the night she… Continue reading Knotted (Trails of Sin #1) by Pam Godwin

4 stars · Childhood Friends · Enemies to Lovers · Friends to Lovers · Sports Romance · Val Recent Review

From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata

Title: From Lukov with Love Author: Mariana Zapata Release Date: February 2018 Can Standalone?: Yes If someone were to ask Jasmine Santos to describe the last few years of her life with a single word, it would definitely be a four-letter one. After seventeen years—and countless broken bones and broken promises—she knows her window to… Continue reading From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata

3 stars · Childhood Friends · Contemporary Romance · Friends to Lovers · Second chance · Sizzler · Val Recent Review

The Sterling Boys (Sterling Shore, #3) by C.M. Owens

Title: The Sterling Boys Series: Sterling Shore Series #3 Author: C.M. Owens Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: September 20, 2014 Can Standalone?: Yes A love that never came to be, a letter that ruined it all, and secrets that shred and heal… Rain Noles left Sterling Shore to break free from the painful life she… Continue reading The Sterling Boys (Sterling Shore, #3) by C.M. Owens

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The Best Man (Alpha Men Book 2) by Natasha Anders

Title: The Best Man Series: Alpha Men Author: Natasha Anders Release Date: April 24, 2018 It has all the makings of a picture-perfect wedding. There’s just one detail that could have used a little more planning… Hulking ex–rugby player Spencer Carlisle has crushed on Daffodil McGregor since high school. On the field he knew the… Continue reading The Best Man (Alpha Men Book 2) by Natasha Anders

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No Light (Werelock Evolution #4) by Hettie Ivers

Title: No Light Series: Werelock Evolution #4 Author: Hettie Ivers Genre: Paranormal Romance Release Date: January 31, 2018 Can Standalone?: No, I don't think so. A badass single mom … Being a single mom is tough. It’s even tougher when there’s a nasty prophecy floating around about your kid being a purported abomination fated to… Continue reading No Light (Werelock Evolution #4) by Hettie Ivers

5 stars · Abuse · BOD Approved · Captivity · Cover Reveals · Dark · Mafia/Crime · Val Recent Review

Devastate (Deliver #4) by Pam Godwin

Title: Devastate Series: Deliver Series #4 Author: Pam Godwin Genre: Fiction, Dark Romance, Erotic Romance, BDSM Release Date: February 6th 2018 “What is the price you’re willing to pay?” “Money isn’t an issue.” “I’m not talking about money.” Tate is on the hunt to find his best friend’s sister. Eleven years ago, Lucia Dias was… Continue reading Devastate (Deliver #4) by Pam Godwin

4 stars · Fantasy Romance · Kick-ass Hero · Kick-ass Heroine · Panty Melter · Val Recent Review

Heart on Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #3) by Amanda Bouchet

Title: Heart on Fire Series: Kingmaker Chronicles #3 Author: Amanda Bouchet Genre: Fiction, Fantasy Romance Release Date: January 2nd 2018 Can Standalone?: No, read in order The riveting conclusion to the Kingmaker Chronicles, available January 2018! Who is Catalia Fisa? With the help of pivotal figures from her past, Cat begins to understand the root… Continue reading Heart on Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #3) by Amanda Bouchet

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A 2107 Recap and Bookish Resolutions for 2018

Happy New Year, Steamy Peeps! I hope you all got drunk and sloppy rung in the new year safely and responsibly. Before we get into 2018, let’s recap 2017 right quick, eh? 2017 was an interesting year. Personally…professionally…and of course, reading and book-wise – for me at least. Stat-wise, according to goodreads, I read a… Continue reading A 2107 Recap and Bookish Resolutions for 2018

4 stars · Age Gap · Asshole Alpha Heroes · Enemies to Lovers · Kick-ass Hero · Romantic Suspense · Second chance · Sizzler · Val Recent Review

Whatever Remains by Lauren Gilley

Title: Whatever Remains Author: Lauren Gilley Genre: Literary Fiction Release Date: July 17, 2013 Can Standalone?: Yes What do you do when your murder victim is found in your ex-girlfriend’s riding arena? For homicide detective Ben Haley, the answer is automatic: take the case. He’s spent the past five years dodging her phone calls and… Continue reading Whatever Remains by Lauren Gilley