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Out of Bounds (Game Time Series) by Tam DeRudder Jackson – Review by Jenni Bishop

Out of Bounds (Game Time)Out of Bounds by Tam DeRudder Jackson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars
Out of Bounds is a contemporary romance and the second sexy book in the NA Game Time sports series. I can take or leave sports stories, but Tam does them so well I just have to read them.
Tam writes the story in multiple POV making the story that much more interesting because you get to feel the characters inner most thoughts and feelings that makes it seem more real. It’s easy to fall for the characters and enjoy their journey.
With love, drama, humour, emotion and angst sparks fly in this sexy, hot, seductive, passionate and intense tale.
Bax knows what he wants, and he wants her, but she only wants a one-night stand. He will let her think that, but he is one who gets what he wants, and he wants her.
Piper has been burned so all she wants is a one and done but he wants to take it all the way to the end zone.
I can’t wait for the next book.
Happy reading!

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Dark Sky at Dawn (Free Men and Dreamers Book 1) by L.C. Lewis – Review by Jenni Bishop

Dark Sky at Dawn (Free Men and Dreamers, #1)Dark Sky at Dawn by Laurie L.C. Lewis
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I have read many of Laurie’s stories and have never been disappointed with anything she has written.
Laurie’s storytelling is wonderful and instils you with so many emotions. I feel like I was right there with the characters as they struggle with having to deal with life and death and the effects on them and their relationships. These characters made my heart bleed for them as they fight war, spies, corruption, greed, violence, hatred, slavery, freedom and class distinction and so much more. Underneath it all it is a love story. The strength, hope and faith these characters have as they struggle along in this battle for life will have you rooting for them hoping and praying for a miracle.
This is an interesting American history tale of the war of 1812, and it is easy to see Laurie’s passion on the subject matter come to life. She has cleverly crafted history and fiction into a seamless blend that left me thinking about it long after I had finished the story. Being that I am not an American this has been a history lesson for me.
It will be interesting to see what the second book brings.

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Bailey and the CEO: A Corporate Love Story (A Better Man, Book 1) by Amy Q. Barker – Review by Jenni Bishop

Bailey and the CEO: A Corporate Love Story (A Better Man Book 1)Bailey and the CEO: A Corporate Love Story by Amy Q. Barker
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars
Women’s fiction romance book Bailey and the CEO is the first book in the A Better Man series by Amy Q. There are so many stories out there and it’s not until you have clicked on them that you realise, they are written for YA’s. To say I am a bit sick of so many YA stories is an understatement. So, it was a nice change of pace to get stuck into something written for women of a little bit older age.
I really enjoyed Amy’s book Lap Baby and hoped this one would be just as good, and I was not let down.
Bailey and the CEO is a multilayered well-crafted story where the characters are well developed and felt real, relatable, likable and easy to connect with.
Bailey is driven and highly successful in her job. Even though she shouldn’t she discovers that there is more than one thing that makes her Boss even more attractive.
Fox has always known that Bailey is beautiful but until they really connected, he didn’t realise just how special she is.
This was a great read and one I would highly recommend to other readers.

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Treasure Hunt (Grandma’s Closet) by Lois Wickstrom – Review by Jenni Bishop

Treasure Hunt : Grandma's Closet Book 4Treasure Hunt : Grandma’s Closet Book 4 by Lois Wickstrom
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Grandma has the most interesting closet that has the most magical things in it.
Treasure Hunt is the fourth book in the Grandma’s Closet series by Lois Wickstrom. The illustrations are done by Francie Mion in this children’s adventure story book. The story is filled with a bit of everything to make it interesting for children and their imagination.
As with all the other books in this series Carrie feels closest to her grandma when she discovers things in Granma’s closet. In this the fourth book in the series Carrie finds Dowsing rods that takes her on an adventure for treasure.
What will Carrie find and where will the dowsing rods take her?

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Hay Goes Home (The Adventures of Cray Series) by G Pa Rhymes – Review by Jenni Bishop

Hay Goes Home (The Adventures of Cray on the Bay)Hay Goes Home by G Pa Rhymes
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Hay Goes Home is another charming story by G Pa. This beautifully illustrated tale captivates children with its rhyming prose and bright and colourful pictures.
Erica Leigh has brought to life G Pa’s unique and colourful characters. Not only is it a good story but like all his stories they come with a message that teaches children something important.
Hay Goes Home is fun and engaging as Cray and Hay set out on another adventure.
This is a great book and would be a must for any home, schools and libraries.

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The Scottish Play (Polyam Fam Series) by Phoebe Alexander – Review by Jenni Bishop

The Scottish Play (PolyAm Fam Book 1)The Scottish Play by Phoebe Alexander
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars
Damn who doesn’t like a man in a kilt. And a Scottish accent is even better when the two are combined.
Phoebe Alexander is well known for writing books where the relationship is outside what is considered the norm and this one is no different. She writes beautiful realistic sex-positive stories really well. The Scottish Play is a polycule Rom Com and the first book in the PolyAm Fam series.
I love Phoebe’s writing and her wonderful characters that feel like part of the family that are a close and would do anything for each other. Phoebe draws you in with seduction and love and the unknown.
If you have never read anything but vanilla relationships before give this a go because it is well written, and love is love. You never know you just may love it.

 

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Murder At Music Hall (True North Murder Mystery Book 1) by A. J. Ullman – Review by Jenni Bishop

Murder At Music Hall (A True North Murder Mystery Book 1)Murder At Music Hall by A. J. Ullman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

AJ has done it again! He has set the bar high with this first book Murder At Music Hall, A True North Murder Mystery. It is the beginning of what is set to be a great series. I love me some good crime stories. AJ does dark crime stories well and just like his And The River Runs Deep this one is cleverly crafted and intriguing.
It had me spellbound with the mystery and suspense, intrigue and drama, angst and wondering. I was so consumed by and swept away by the story and the emotions that I soon found the book had ended.
True knows this case is going to take everything he has and thinking outside the box is the only way he can get it done. Oh, it’s not the murder investigation he has to worry about. No! it is the rich, manipulating SOB’s that are going to be the biggest hurdles to get around.
This well plotted gripping tale draws you in to the darkness and those in the shadows, it sends thrills down your spine and feeling the stress and tension that is palpable and leaping of the pages. It was a long night of reading because even if I wanted to, I could not put it down.
This story is full of lies and betrayal, and manipulation. It is an engrossing tale full of twists and turns.
I found myself devouring every word turning page after page and I am looking forward to reading more from AJ.

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Dancing Butterfly (Butterflies Fly Free Series) by Debra Parmley – Review by Jenni Bishop

Dancing Butterfly (Butterflies Fly Free Series Book 2)Dancing Butterfly by Debra Parmley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Dancing Butterfly is a historical romance and the second book in the Butterflies Fly Free series by Debra Parmley. Debra’s diversity in the genres she writes is what I enjoy when reading her stories as you don’t always know what you are getting and that is half the surprise.

Dancing Butterfly is set in the roaring 20’s a time of the harsh underworld of gangsters, flappers, dancing, and prohibition. An interesting time indeed and Debra’s passion on the subject makes for an exciting and intriguing read and takes you back and makes you feel like you are there.
SukiSuki must decide if she is willing to go along with Frank’s, an enforcer for Al Capone, offer of help and protection but being a gangster moll is not all it is made out to be. Rules and restrictions and obedience is not something Suki is good at.
I look forward to more of this harsh yet exciting world.

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Magic Wanda (Grandma’s Closet) by Lois Wickstrom – Review by Jenni Bishop

Magic Wanda (Grandma's Closet Book 3)Magic Wanda by Lois Wickstrom
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

There are many wonderous things in Grandma’s Closet and in this case, it is Wanda’s. No, they are not magic wands. The Wanda’s themselves are magic.
Journey along as Carrie discovers what exactly the Wanda’s can do in this fun tale. Carrie is indeed fascinated by the Wanda’s and seeks out her grandma’s advice, but grandma wants Carrie to use her imagination and explore the possibilities.
The story is about bonds, the love of a grandmother and her granddaughter and the magic of life and discoveries.
Magic stirs the imagination in young and old alike.

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Perfect Office Pact (Perfect Romance Series) by Maria Jane – Review by Jenni Bishop

Perfect Office PactPerfect Office Pact by Maria Jane
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I am enjoying the Pact stories by Tricia/Maria and was excited when I saw there was another book out. I have read a lot of work written as Tricia and have enjoyed them all immensely. I love the variety of genre’s that she writes in both names.
Perfect Office Pact by Maria Jane is a contemporary romance tale. I liked that she is now writing in the third person POV because it gives a story more depth and gives us as readers a much broader and in-depth insight into the person, their feelings and their thoughts.
Declan and Mira have a push pull relationship neither quite knowing how to express their feelings. There were times I wanted to smack them and tell them to get it together and other times I wanted to hug them. The jury is still out on Mira’s use of the pact.
Perfect Office Pact is written well but the ending for me feels like it ended abruptly. It didn’t quite finish as smoothly as it could have. Having said that the story is fun and keeps readers engaged.
This book will keep you entertained with fun and humour, emotions, some angst, a fair bit of frustration and some sweet romance.

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Deceptively Yours (Titans of Chicago Series) by Anise Storm – Review by Jenni Bishop

Deceptively Yours (Titans of Chicago, #1)Deceptively Yours by Anise Storm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars
Oh, Anise you don’t know how happy I am to see another series is out. Deceptively Yours is a deviously dark second chance romance with some trigger warnings.
It has romance, steam, spice, chemistry, drama, angst, danger, action and some violence and more that keep those pages turning and before you are ready it is over.
The characters are well developed as is the twisty storyline. I wanted to smack them at times. Gabriel and his hatred and Harper who continues to keep the secret of why gave him up all those years ago.
Even though 9 years had separated them she could not let the boy now man she loved be in danger. Gabriel never knew what Harper sacrificed for him and he doesn’t want to know. What will he do when he finds out? If he finds out.
If you love a dark romance tale and want to know what happens you will have to read it for yourself, and I strongly suggest that you should, or you are missing out on a good tale.

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Dirty Heartbreaker (Hamilton Steelhawks Series) by A. C. Sheppard – Review by Jenni Bishop

Dirty Heartbreaker (Hamilton Steelhawks)Dirty Heartbreaker by Ac Sheppard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Dirty Heartbreaker is the fun third instalment of the Hamilton Steelhawks series by A C Sheppard. This is my first time reading anything by these authors and it was an enjoyable read.
The series focuses on the members of the Hamilton Steelhawks an ice hockey sports series.
Opposites attract, enemies to lover’s trope with this tale. They say there is a fine line between hate and love and in this story that seems to be true.
It’s fun to see the sass, the bite and the snarky banter between these two. This is Colby and Gabriella’s story.
Journey along as we watch these two fight their way to happiness or do they.
Dirty Heartbreaker is one for sports lovers.
I look forward to seeing what else this writing duo come up with.

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Murder She Meowed (Bookshop Kitties Mysteries, Book 2) by Ruth J. Hartman – Review by Jenni Bishop

Murder She Meowed (Bookshop Kitties Mysteries Book 2)Murder She Meowed by Ruth J. Hartman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Ruth brings us another fun tale in the Bookshop Kitties Mysteries series, Murder She Meowed. It is full of furry sidekicks and super sleuths in this sweet cozy mystery.
Mayhem and madness ensue when Christy turns up to help a friend only to encounter a dead body. Now all she has to do is prove the innocence of an unlikely suspect.
A small town, family, a wedding, a wagon full of dressed up cats in their finest wedding attire and a murder are all wrapped up in this fun-loving tale.
This small town is full of colourful and quirky characters that you will love and make you laugh at their shenanigans and banter.
Murder She Meowed will make you feel good. It is entertaining tale and is a great tale to get lost in for some all-important me time.
If you love a good cozy mystery with an eclectic bunch, then this book is for you.

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Divinely Dramatic (Divine Vintage Series) by Sandra L. Young – Review by Jenni Bishop

Divinely Dramatic (Divine Vintage Series, #2)Divinely Dramatic by Sandra L. Young
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Divinely Dramatic by Sandra L. Young is a fun ghostly romance tale. It is a fast-paced story that combines romance, mystery and paranormal elements. This is the second book in the series, but it can be read as a standalone.

Marcy is a little eclectic, a talented artist and a vintage fashionista who loves vintage clothing and a good mystery. She has just discovered she has a talent of seeing auras and with-it ghostly friends. At the last minute she and her friends from Divinely Vintage find themselves caught up in a years old mystery for a local theatre group and hopefully send its visitor on her way.

With a little mother daughter angst, a ghostly encounter, a theatre, amateur thespians, vintage clothing and a few manly confusions along the way Divinely Dramatic should not be missed.

This fun tale is filled with unexpected twists, clothes from different periods and a cast of characters that bring the story to life and keep the reader engrossed in the story.

I look forward to what comes next.

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Beach Ball Blunder (The Adventures of Cray Series) by G Pa Rhymes – Review by Jenni Bishop

Beach Ball Blunder (The Adventures of Cray on the Bay)Beach Ball Blunder by G Pa Rhymes
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Beach Ball Blunder is another wonderful and exciting book from G Pa that kids will fall in love with.

Not only is it a fun tale but it teaches children that things that they do or say have consequences. It is a good opening to discuss these things with your kids and help them learn. Friendship, trust, forgiveness and truthfulness are very powerful things for children to learn from the get-go.
The bright and colourful illustrations by the talented Erica Leigh bring the narrative alive and is as catching as the rhyming the story is told in.
Read along as Gray learns a very valuable lesson.
This cute story is full of fun and is easy to read.

I look forward to sharing more of G Pa’s stories with my grandbabies.

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Fuller Sight by John Stone – Review by Jenni Bishop

Fuller SightFuller Sight by John Stone
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

3.5 stars
WOW. I am not sure how I feel about this one. Emotions on overload. John Stone is a new author, and he takes you on a journey unlike anything you have read before.
There is a lot going on, a lot to digest in Fuller Sight. It is a story about time, space, events, being, existence, universals and everything in between that is considered metaphysical. It starts off with a bang and that sets the tone of the story.
It is a very unique, original and intriguing read as it explores someone no longer in the physical plane and looking back at the life they had. There are different time periods explored and reminisced.
If you are looking for something a little different then this is for you.

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Delayed Redemption (The DAG Team Series) by Kel O’Connor – Review by Jenni Bishop

Delayed Redemption: (DAG Team Book 3 Special Ops Romantic Suspense) (DAG Team Series)Delayed Redemption: (DAG Team Book 3 Special Ops Romantic Suspense) by Kel O’Connor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Delayed Redemption is the third instalment and great addition to the DAG Team Series by Kel O’Conner. The books can all be read as standalones, but I encourage you to start with the first book and work your way through as the books.

This romantic suspense is exciting and has plenty of drama, danger, action, adventure, and of course just the right amount of steam as the DAG team once again pull together to protect their own.

Mateo has one more assignment and then he is free, but things just may take a deadly turn. Will he risk it all for someone from his past? Do they finally find the mole?

Janey has suffered more than most, but she finds herself hoping for the best but thinking the worst when she is confronted with someone from her past when she is kidnapped.

Delayed Redemption is well plotted and is as thoroughly engrossing as it is engaging. Kel’s narrative, world building, and character building is exciting and makes it hard to leave because you want to know what is coming. The characters are complex, have depth and feel realistic.

I look forward to seeing what comes next.

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The Curse of Jean Lafitte (The Big Easy Collection) by Mary Walsh – Review by Jenni Bishop

The Curse of Jean Lafitte (The Big Easy Collection)The Curse of Jean Lafitte by Mary Walsh
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Set in the magical and ghostly backdrop of New Orleans, The Curse of Jean Lafitte is a tale with supernatural elements that is as intriguing and as it is interesting. It is a part of The Big Easy Collection 2.

I loved the Pirates of the Caribbean, so I had big expectations for this book as it referenced it as being similar. Did it meet my expectations? Yes, it did. What an adventure.

Mary’s passion shines through with the narrative of historical events and the mystery of the myths and legends. The storyline and the world building flowed seamlessly, where past and present meet and the story was over before I knew it as I was that intrigued by it.

The Curse of Jean Lafitte is a fun, crime, action, adventure, mystery, thriller & suspense tale all rolled into one. I often found myself laughing along. The history and the thrill of New Orleans in such a time is easily imagined. I have always wanted to visit but more so now.

Jean Lafitte was quite the character and after reading this book I went and researched him because I was so intrigued with him.

What does a food critic, a pastry chef, an infamous buccaneer, ghostly legends and myths and cursed treasure have in common you ask. Well, you will need to read it to find out.

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Curse of the Forbidden Island by C.A. King – Review by Jenni Bishop

Curse of Forbidden IslandCurse of Forbidden Island by C.A. King
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

C.A’s books are so diverse and that is what I enjoy about her writing. You never know what you will get. I can tell you one thing though; they are always good reading. There is not one book that I have not loved.

Curse of the Forbidden the Island is a sexy, paranormal romance with a twist.

This reverse harem tale is hot, sizzling and very steamy. It is short with only 52 pages, but it still packs a punch. Yes, I wish that her stories were longer. It is fun and will have you laughing at times at the madness being uncovered.

She always loved a good mystery. She found more than she was bargaining for when she decided to learn the secrets of the island.

What happens on the island stays on the island, right? But what really goes on there is something you will find out when you read this book.
I can’t wait to get stuck into more of CA’s work.

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A Miracle In Muffin: A True Story by Darlene Duemo – Review by Jenni Bishop

A Miracle In Muffin: A True StoryA Miracle In Muffin: A True Story by Darlene Duemo
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

A Miracle In Muffin is a Christian children’s book by Darlene Duemo. Being a true story gives it a different feel. It is a very religious tale and is aimed for those aged between 6 – 18 years old. It is the story of one woman’s journey to faith after her cat Muffin disappeared and ended up in trouble.
It is a story with a very strong and clear message of God, belief, devotion, the importance of prayer and miracles that came about in a time of need.
If you are a religious person/family, then this book is for you.

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The Other Side of Together by Emily Cox and Nicole Allen – Review by Jenni Bishop

The Other Side of TogetherThe Other Side of Together by Emily Cox
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 stars
Young adult authors Emily Cox and Nicole Allen bring us a sweet tale. It is my first time reading anything they have written, and I was pleasantly surprised.
This is a clean YA romance that has a lot of raw emotions involved because it has some pretty dark heavy hitting content, but the authors do this well. It is heartwarming and heartbreaking all at the same time. A nail biting, rollercoaster of emotions kind of story.
The story is told in my favourite way of writing characters, dual POV which gives the story much more depth and insight and the characters are much more believable. There are characters you will absolutely love and then there are characters you will absolutely hate.
You always remember your first love and The Other Side of Together is a raw and beautiful yet heartbreaking story of young teenage love.
I will not give away any spoilers but suffice it to say the tension is palpable, have tissues on hand, a stiff drink or three and expect a laugh or two at times.
There are a few twists and there is a cliffhanger so now I can’t wait to get my hands on the next book.

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Hidden Mischief (Shattered Embrace Series) by Alyndra Quinn – Review by Jenni Bishop

Hidden Mischief (Shattered Embrace #1)Hidden Mischief by Alyndra Quinn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the first book I have read by this author and was excited to get stuck in because of reading the blurb.
Hidden Mischief is a sexy best friend’s brother romance where opposites attract.
It is a slow burn romance but does kick in. It’s a BDSM tale that takes you a little deeper than some of the other books out there. It takes us in to the world of a D/s relationship that is captivating and complex. It takes us into a world of some of the deepest desires.
Ashton is determined to explore her sexual side further. She is a contradiction in many ways. She is shy, a bit quiet, but also a little sassy and feisty and outspoken when she feels she needs to be.
Zac is sexy, dominant and a little possessive. All the girls want him, but he only wants her. I enjoyed the banter between them and his knowing how hard to push and take care of what is his and let there be no mistake she is his.
Some things were left off, but I am sure we will get to experience that in the next book that I am now eagerly awaiting.

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Vacation Flirtation…or More? (Winter Getaway Romance Series) by Stacey Komosinski – Review by Jenni Bishop

Vacation Flirtation...or More?Vacation Flirtation…or More? by Stacey Komosinski
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Vacation Flirtation…or More? Is a fun and sexy Rom Com and the first book in the Winter Getaway romance series even though it is a standalone book. It is a nice and easy read that will lighten your day as you dip our toes in the sand and surf in Turks and Caicos.

Romantic getaway – check
Sun – check
Surf – check
Alcohol – check
Sexy man – check

Opposites attract in this tale where the chemistry is hot, steamy and sexy and jumps off the page. I loved the playful & sometimes sassy banter between the characters that had me laughing out loud. You will need a drink or two to cool down.

It has been nice to see the growth of Stacey as a writer from her first book to this book.

Giuliana Giovanni’s can’t keep her eyes off one hella hot mystery man who sets her pulse pumping.

Landon Parker is in the Caribbean for one thing and one thing only that is until he see one sexy woman who makes his brain go to mush. But will his secrets come between them?

Vacation Flirtation is an engaging book that will have you believing in love and wanting to float away on your own holiday.

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Test of the Four: Book Two of The Serrulata Saga by A.E. Bennett – Review by Jenni Bishop

Test of the Four (The Serrulata Saga, #2)Test of the Four by A.E. Bennett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars
I really enjoyed the first book Gathering of the Four in The Serrulata series and was excited to get stuck into the second book Test of the Four. I do recommend reading Gathering of the Four first.
The gang is back. A.E. puts Leora, Aurora, Leopold and Roland through their paces and it is not all fun and rainbows. They are injured, battered and bruised mentally and physically, running from evil, in danger, held captive, come into powers, even find themselves in different times and places plus so much more. A.E has even turned up the heat in this one in more than one way.
This intriguing series is a futuristic dystopian sci fi tale and the first book in this series. As with the first book A.E. wove together intricate multi-layered threads that draw the reader in. The world building and the storytelling gives a vivid picture of this post-apocalyptic world and the compelling characters. The story told in multiple POV’s giving us a broader picture and depth of who the characters are and what they feel.
This intriguing read takes us on an adventure that makes you feel part of the story and had me wanting more.
As I said about the first book, A.E. has set the stage where there are so many options and angles to explore that makes look forward to what could come next.
Do yourself a favour and grab a copy if you love sci fi tales and if you don’t, I can guarantee you will like this series.

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Fashionably Fake (Kings of Screen Series) by Morgana Bevan – Review by Jenni Bishop

Fashionably Fake (Kings of Screen, #4)Fashionably Fake by Morgana Bevan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Fashionably Fake is the fourth book in the Kings of Screen series by Morgana. The books in this series can be read as standalones although start at the beginning because you never know what you may be missing. It is a close proximity romance tale in the heart of all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood.
As with the other books in the series it is a light-hearted contemporary romance is a quick and easy read. It is a fun and flirty fake relationship friends to lover’s trope. With a little sass, a lot of chemistry, bit of angst and dash of drama it makes for an interesting journey.
It seems Hollywood is not at all a glamourous as people believe. It is a place where you can easily get caught up in the hype, the not so glamourous side of things and the always ever-present people around you demanding things. Is there really time for love or the farce of one.
Ros and Jackson relationship has a lot of people standing in their way making it harder for them than it has to be. I loved the easy banter and between them. The story is told in dual POV giving an insider edge to the characters and who they are.
She’s about to lose it all but when given an offer she can’t refuse her luck is just about to change.
He needs to sort himself out or he is going to lose it all but maybe she is the solution to his problem.
If you want to know what happens then have a read.
I look forward to more in the series.

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Resisting Nature (Powder River Pack Series) by Brooke May – Review by Jenni Bishop

Resisting NatureResisting Nature by Brooke May
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was happy to see a new book by Brooke May was out and couldn’t wait to get it in my hot little hands. There is not one book that Brooke has written that I have not loved. I like that she writes several genres and always comes up with a good storyline but paranormal is my first love. Resisting Nature is a paranormal romance tale in the Powder River Pack series. Make sure you read them in order, or you are missing out on all this alpha goodness.
With fated mates and alpha shifters, werewolves, love, action, drama, passion, heartache, pain, hope, secrets, longing and more. This is my favourite book to date and love the characters that are a part of this world. They are interesting and well developed and it’s hard not to like them. There are also times where you find yourself laughing as well.
Alexa is trying to start over and move on from the mess that was her life. She wants a peaceful life, a good life only if the past stays in the past. Is l ready to let someone in? Could she truly be happy?
Miles has never been one to have control when he sees something he wants. S is more than something he wants she is his fated one. He will make sure all she sees is him. He finds the one thing that will make his life complete, but will she accept him or will her past keep them apart?
If you love paranormal romances, then you will need to grab a copy and enjoy.

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Kingdom of the Oceans (Relic Hunters Series) by Martin Ferguson – Review by Jenni Bishop

Kingdom of the Oceans (Relic Hunters Book 6)Kingdom of the Oceans by Martin Ferguson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I just finished reading Betrayal of the Gods and realised there was another book to get my hands on. Kingdom of the Oceans is the sixth tale in this series that never fails to take you on an exciting adventure into the unknown but filled with historical facts and fiction.
Martin Ferguson’s Relic Hunters series reminds me of the TV series of the same name plus others like it, Blood and Treasure, National Treasure and the like.
I have said it before, and I will say it again whether you are a YA or in your sixties this adventure story is one you will not want to put down. It has it all to make it an epic read with thrills, mystery, drama and danger that will have your heart pumping as the Adam and Matt chase after the mystical lost kingdom of Atlantis with the bad guys hot on their tails.
With some cleverly woven threads, a few twists turns and an engaging and engrossing storyline this is one you do not want to miss. Make sure to read all the books in order to see what other adventures the Relic team get to go on.
As usual I can’t wait for more from Martin as he never lets me down.

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Cray Saves the Day (The Adventures of Cray Series) by G Pa Rhymes – Review by Jenni Bishop

Cray Saves the Day (The Adventures of Cray on the Bay)Cray Saves the Day by G. Pa Rhymes
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Cray Saves the Day is another fun, bright and colourful picture book.
As with the first book it is full of unique and colourful characters with a rhyming narrative. It is a good story with a message that teaches children the importance of caring for the environment.
The story is fun and engaging as Cray and his friends take it upon themselves to set an example of what cleaning up after yourself should be and protecting the environment wherever you are.
Share this book with children of any ages and teach them a valuable lesson in keeping the creatures of the sea and beaches clear of anything that could do them harm.

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Fade into the Night (Philly Heat Series) by Becky Flade – Review by Jenni Bishop

Fade Into the Night (Philly Heat series, #5)Fade Into the Night by Becky Flade
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

4.5 stars

Fade into the Night is another fantastic book in the intriguing Philly Heat series.
Becky is a master at cleverly weaving stories that are engaging, mysterious, full of thrills, and are as compelling as they are engrossing. Twists and turns abound that you don’t see coming. Make sure you read these books in order because they are full of everything you could want in a romance with danger, action and thrills.
There are so many secrets, lies, threats, and evil just waiting to jump out at you. The fear and suspense is so palpable that I had to turn on all the lights. Add in romance and drama and the story ended all too soon as I was so lost in the story. Sleep was not on the agenda until I finished this book.
I love that Becky’s stories are told through multiple POV’s as you really get inside the characters heads and know what they are thinking and learn who they are better. These wonderful characters are well written, complex and fully realised. I was invested in them and yelled at the book and jumping up and down trying to help them. Yeah, hubby thought I was crazy, well crazier than normal!
Noah is after a killer but this one has gone a step too far and hurt someone close to him. He is determined that nothing more will happen to her but with a killer on the lose can he stop them before he loses it all. But on top of that his secrets are about to be revealed unless he can stop them.
Sadie is not the same woman she was not long ago. With evil out there lurking in the shadows her life will never be the same again. The pain, the trauma, the fear that goes along with that has broken her.
What can you do when evil is hiding in plain sight and you are the one that got away?
I recommend you read Fade into the Night, I know you will love it.

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CUTTER (Devils’ Spawn Daddies Series) by Victoria Saccenti – Review by Jenni Bishop

Cutter: Devils' Spawn DaddiesCutter: Devils’ Spawn Daddies by Victoria Saccenti
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Cutter is a suspenseful and action-packed tale and the engrossing first book in the MC Devils’ Spawn Daddies series.
Victoria’s narrative draws you in to the BDSM world with Doms/Subs that is seductive and enticing. It contains DDMG play which I can take or leave but a dark and sexy world of BDSM and hot and sexy men are some of my favourites.
The chemistry between these two is off the charts and it interesting to see the dynamics play out in their play.
Emily has stepped up in her world and needs his help more than ever, but can she get him to help her after what she did. Who can she really trust.
Cutter is a Daddy Dominant, and he once again comes face to face with someone who has taken the spotlight in his fantasies many, many, times. When she reaches out to him will he go along with her plan, or will he walk away.
With plenty of action, suspense, drama, danger, tension, angst, emotions, and secrets it is a dangerous and deadly time as they try to take down an MC who are known for trafficking humans and much more.
I can’t wait for the next book.

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