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Little Do You Know (Bayou Devils MC 5) by A.M. Myers – Review by Jana Teppih

Little Do You Know (Bayou Devils MC 5)Little Do You Know by A.M. Myers
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Little Do You Know is the fifth story in A.M. Myers’ Bayou Devils MC series! I have been waiting for it for a while as after reading the first story in the series I have been hooked on Bayou Devils MC! I love MC genre and Bayou Devils MC is definitely one of the ones to follow ardently!
Little Do You Know is the story of Noah and Kady and what was most surprising is that in no way did the writer take us into the direction that I had been expecting! She gave us heartbreak and deep love and secrets and family and … At times I was crying so hard that I could barely see … at times I was so anxious that I wanted to jump ahead and see what happens so that I could just sit back and enjoy the ride … It was great to meet up with the gang from the first four books and Noah and Kady’s story just added their own little sparkle to the Bayou Devils’ MC/family story! If you have not read the other stories then I KNOW you will go and start from the beginning after having finished Noah and Kady’s story! Enjoy the ride AND I cannot wait for book six which is supposed to come out in May!

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The Protector: MAC (Cover Six Security, Book 1) by Lisa B. Kamps – Review by Jana Teppih

The Protector: MACThe Protector: MAC by Lisa B. Kamps
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Protector: Mac is the first full book in Lisa B. Kamps’ new series called Cover Six Security! I have read other of her series so I knew that whatever direction she has decided to take us into, it would be smashing! And it was! I had not read the real introduction to the series, the novella where we meet first our Tabitha “TR” Meyers and Gordon “Mac” MacGregor so I know I need to go back to it as apparently it gives us even more of the backstory!
The Protector: Mac is filled with suspense, intrigue and action … it is twisted and distorted and at time you have to take a moment and think “WTH!” and then … it all comes together! I loved how the writer had added another point of view in addition to Mac and TR …. wait for it …. the bad guy! It added a whole another layer to the atmosphere! I cannot wait for all the other guys in the Cover Six Security to get their own stories and I hope that we will also get a bit more of Mac and TR as they are part of the gang AND (not giving it away), TR is also changing careers!

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The Billionaire and the Therapist (Clean Billionaire Romance Reads, #1) by Kim Koby – Review by Jana Teppih

The Billionaire and the Therapist (Clean Billionaire Romance Reads, #1)The Billionaire and the Therapist by Kim Koby
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Billionaire and the Therapist is the first book in Kim Koby’s Clean Billionaire Romance Reads. It is not the first book I have read by this writer so I decided to pick up a copy to get out of my funk … I needed to read something Happily Ever After, something sweet … I did feel at times that it was too short and there was a lot that the writer could have delved deeper into and left the door closed … I also felt that the billionaire lifestyle aspect fell a bit short when I compare it to some of the other billionaire stories I have read but in reality, who really knows how it all looks like … not me!
The Billionaire and the Therapist the story of John Callahan who has lost his wife and his seven year old daughter Catherine has stopped speaking. Enters Natalie Ross, a speech therapist, who has her own bag of demons. They grow closer and closer while Natalie is working with Catherine and they come to the point where they both need to face their past…
Pick up a copy if you are looking for an easy pick-me-up story and I already checked out that one of John’s brothers is getting his own story! (I wonder if we end up with all five, I would definitely not mind!)

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WTF, God?: Understanding God in the Midst of Transition by Michelle N. Onuorah – Review by Jana Teppih

WTF, God?: Understanding God in the Midst of TransitionWTF, God?: Understanding God in the Midst of Transition by Michelle N. Onuorah
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

WTF, God?: Understanding God in the Midst of Transition by Michelle N Onuorah is a book that will provide a lot of inspiration to the ones who feel they are in transition in their belief … it is a true and heart felt story that takes you through a period of one’s life, from the deepest dark to the light. It is a story of faith and the power of prayer and belief. The writer was very upfront and didn’t wrap it up in glitter and glam … a struggle is a struggle … an addiction is an addiction … and it comes down to how you found your way through it all … what you believe and whether you are open to hear the answers around you. I am not a Christian and I picked the book up to see if I could ‘translate’ her story into a journey into spirituality and for sure, there are similarities though I still think that this book is really for Christians. I am sure it will help people with the next step in their lives and especially it might help some of the younger ones who have gotten lost in their lives.

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Coming Home: The Sequel to Flowers in December by Jane Suen – Review by Jana Teppih

COMING HOME (Flowers in December, #2)COMING HOME by Jane Suen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Coming Home is the second book in Jane Suen’s Flowers in December series! I was delighted to meet up with Connor, Tom (the orange tabby of Connor’s diseased mother) … and Mary Ann! Is it going to be the second chance for Connor who is still grieving his mother … The writer has given us a story filled with hope and healing and forgiveness … it is also a story of possibility of a Christmas miracle! I read the story when the holiday season was long gone and the writer’s words took me back to the holiday season when everyone hopes for something special (and someone special)! And you should read the first book before you jump into this one; you will enjoy the ride much more! The writer gives us also the delight of meeting Ron and Norma and Alana again … Close your eyes and you will wonder down the streets of the town with them while getting lost in your imagination! (I pictured the small town in California that I lived in for some years when picturing the small town that the writer has brought us to!) I wonder what will come next …

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Dig Two Graves: A Gripping Crime Thriller (Solomon Gray #1) by Keith Nixon – Review by Jana Teppih

Dig Two Graves (Detective Solomon Gray #1)Dig Two Graves by Keith Nixon
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Dig Two Graves is the opening chapter of Keith Nixon’s Detective Solomon Gray series. It is an opening that will haunt you for days and makes you to reach for the next story in the series. I love series where there is one red line that runs through all the books while each book has its own ‘story’ as well! Add to this the location – once grand town of Margate in the south of England – and you are gone … gone for Detective Solomon Gray and his personal story!
Dig Two Graves introduces us to Detective Gray and gives us his story, the disappearance of his six year old son, his never-ending search and his daily work as a Detective … this story revolves around a world of abuse, corruption, lies … it is the world where you do not know who is telling the truth and who is lying… there seems to be no end to depravity of the man …
It is a dark ride that the writer is taking us, be prepared to suffer and rage with Solomon … you will feel broken and lost and you will give up and you are so wary that you no longer want to continue on the road to redemption … there is no end in sight …
It is the best of the contemporary British crime stories and I can only hope that someone would pick up the series and create something that is in the same league with Broadchurch … (what is there in the south of England that brings out the worst in the man?). I cannot wait to continue walking alongside Detective Gray!

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Blade’s Edge (Satan’s Devils MC #10) by Manda Mellett – Review by Jana Teppih

Blade's Edge (Satan's Devils MC #10)Blade’s Edge by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Blade’s Edge is the TENTH story in Manda Mellett’s Satan’s Devils MC series! Can you believe that she has graced us with ten books of goodness already (and let’s not forget about the spin-off of their Colorado Chapter) AND hopefully she will keep on sharing this goodness!
Blade’s Edge is the story of Blade, Satan’ Devils enforcer and an artist at heart who gave up on his art when he was twelve years old … he gave up on sharing it, he still draws BUT he destroys it after he finishes … he carries a deep mistrust in him, against women, they are good for one thing only and then they are to be discarded … oh my, this lonely broken man was NOT ready for Tasha. Tasha is also broken and she is running for her life and while broken, she is still fierce like hell and of course one needs to be that if one wants to survive … on the streets … hiding … from this monster of a man who broke her and who is paying Satan’s Devils to protect him … What a conundrum! AND then we have Tommy! Oh my goodness! I don’t think there is anyone who would not love Tommy … that big man who takes Tasha’s back on the streets … I truly hope that Manda will give us HIS story as well!
I loved visiting with Satan’s Devils and learning more about the flawed and lovable characters and I am looking forward to hanging out with them again and I wonder who is in the line to get their own story next … so many of the guys are crying out for their turn!

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What She Lost And Found by M.L. Garcia – Review by Jana Teppih

What She Lost And FoundWhat She Lost And Found by M.L. Garcia
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

What She Lost and Found is M.L. Garcia’s debut novel and what a debut it is! It is a combination of romance, mystery, suspense, heartbreaking tragedy … and healing … We meet Daniela who lost her innocence in an extremely horrible way and it all got compounded by even more horrible event just two days later. These events have changed her life for ever … We also meet Nathan who needs to find his way into Daniela’s heart … this journey is long and painful and when you join them on that journey you need to be prepared for heartbreak and despair, you will also experience hope and love …
You can feel that this is the beginning of a great career and I am convinced that the next book will feel ‘smoother’, it is hard to explain – it was a great story with characters that you fall in love with and I admire the way she handled a very sensitive issue but it felt a bit clunky at times that I know she will smooth out the more she writes!
I am walking away from this book with something that M.L. Garcia wrote, it has been ‘singing’ to me at the back of my head and asking me to remember it for the moment when I feel down: “If you’ve been through hell and found the courage to survive, be happy you had the strength to make it through. If you figured out what makes your happiness thrive, be grateful you had the wisdom to figure it out. And for the moments that bring pure joy into your life, cherish each one.”

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Tales of the Dragonfly Book III: Extended Flight by Tamara Ferguson – Review by Jana Teppih

Tales of the Dragonfly Book III: Extended FlightTales of the Dragonfly Book III: Extended Flight by Tamara Ferguson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Tales of the Dragonfly Book III: Extended Flight is another mind-blowing installment in Tamara Ferguson’s series taking place in Crystal Rock. She has couple of series taking place in this amazing place and they all intersect at some point and I have read every single one of them!
The story of Kiley and Aaron is a story that grabs you from page one and doesn’t let you go… you feel with them, you love with them, you fear with them… We have a crime boss’ daughter who is beautiful, brave and fierce, and then we have Aaron who has just returned from Afghanistan and has all that we women dream a man should have – heart and passion and kindness and…
The writer has a way about her writing, it pulls you in and makes you close your eyes and imagine… her stories bring light and hope into our daily lives and they are like a breath of fresh air… when I feel down and I crave for something that would pick me up and restore my belief in our fellow man, I pick up one of her books. My wish is that she keeps on gracing us with more of Crystal Rock and Dragonfly magic!

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Trouble’s Wedding Caper (Familiar Legacy, #8) by Jen Talty – Review by Jana Teppih

Trouble's Wedding CaperTrouble’s Wedding Caper by Jen Talty
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Trouble’s Wedding Caper is the eighth book in Familiar Legacy series where each story is by a different writer. This one is by Jen Talty. It is my first encounter with this writer and as I got intrigued by the blurb, I decided to pick up a copy and I did not regret it! I loved the premises of the series – our cool black cat Sherlock Holmes reincarnation Trouble! In this story we find Trouble in Jupiter Florida and where he helps Annabel and Ethen to solve the mystery of a storage unit filled with wedding dresses, bridesmaid gowns and jewellery …
Trouble’s Wedding Caper is a fast paced story that keeps you at the edge of your seat, the twists and turns leave you dizzy and you keep your fingers crossed for a happy ending! I could just imagine Trouble ‘speaking’ with British accent! I am sure I will pick up some more of Trouble’s stories as he is bloody brilliant!

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