FURY OF CONVICTION (The Dragonfury Series Book 2) by Coreene Callahan – Review by Kerry Carr

Fury of Conviction (Dragonfury Short Story Collection, #2)Fury of Conviction by Coreene Callahan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was a really good read. I like the supernatural element in the story revolving around dragons and the romance between Hamersveld and Natalie is really special.

Natalie has been kidnapped to use as part of a breeding programme to help create more baby dragons.
Hamersveld is one of the dragons in the pack. When he sees Natalie he vows to rescue her. However he can’t take her as his own due to the fact he can’t produce babies.
Still he needs to rescue her and when he does the connection between them is amazing. So fully committed to each other it would make for a perfect ending. However things aren’t that good. Natalie has to leave before the rest of Hamersveld’s pack come and take her back to the breeding programme.
With both their hearts breaking it is a classic story of if you love someone you have to let them go. But will this be the end for Natalie and Hamersveld or just the beginning.

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Bared. (A Green St. Girls Romance) by N.D.Jackson – Review by Kerry Carr

Bared. (Green St. Girls #1)Bared. by N.D. Jackson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is A Green St Girls Romance. I really enjoyed this book. The author does a great job of dealing with tragic events such as death and guilt in a considerate way. The story is deep and sad in parts but the romance is hot and steamy.

Athena has had a tough time. She has lost one of her friends to cancer and she was abandoned by her parents. Blamed for the death of her ex boyfriend. Athena just wants to live her life. She is guarded from everyone and never let’s anyone in. That is until she meets Tru.

Tru is a professional pool player who is playing in the tournament held at Athena’s pool hall. The attraction between them is instant and electric. Tru is only going to be there for the tournament so he wasn’t looking for anything long term. However, Athena rocks his world. He wants to know everything about her, including what happened to make her build her walls so high.

Will Athena be able to protect her heart against Tru? Can Tru break down her walls to enter her heart? And what happens if they fall for each other? What happens when a quick fling turns into a passionate romance?

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Manifested Dreams by Dr. Yvonne Johnson -Review by Kerry Carr

Manifested DreamsManifested Dreams by Yvonne Johnson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was a really beautifully written book about one person’s family  history. I love how the history was written in letters given down the generations.

It follows a family’s history from being slaves to white people to the first black president. The story is interesting and really opens your eyes to what people had to go through in the past when things were all against them just because of the colour of their skin.
It was a captivating read that I really enjoyed.

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Out of Time (Westbeach Series Book 4) by Toni Denise – Review by Kerry Carr

Out of Time: Westbeach Series 4Out of Time: Westbeach Series 4 by Toni Denise
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this  book. It is the 4th book in the Westbeach Series. I haven’t read any of the books previously but I had no trouble getting sucked into this book and the lives of the characters. I love that this book is a mixture of romance and danger which keeps the story alive and gripping.

Jessica has taken some time away from the family resort and has decided to open her own B&B. She has a lot of work to do but it is the ideal place for her. Jessica is a very strong independent lady who keeps her heart save behind a barrier.

Will is uncle two 2 children. While his sister is in rehab he has looked after the children until her return which has taken longer than anticipated. There is an attraction between Will and Jessica but with everything that’s happening for them both is it really the right time to look into a relationship?

After Will gets ransom letter demanding money Will knows he needs to take the threat seriously. When his sisters house gets burned down he know he has to keep the children safe so he moves them into Jessica’s B&B.
What trouble has he brought to Jessica’s door? Why is someone trying to get money out of Will? Can he protect Jessica from the danger that could now be aimed at her? And can either Jessica or Will survive the pain of opening their hearts up to each other.

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Pet Me (The Toye Shoppe Book 1) by Angelique Jurd – Review by Kerry Carr

Pet Me (The Toye Shoppe #1)Pet Me by Angelique Jurd
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a lovely written  MM romance. The author does an amazing job with the characters. The portrayal of Bayley as a shy almost frightened young man and Sam who is confident and knows what he wants.
The story does contain references to pony play but it’s beautifully done between 2 consenting adults. The attraction between them is impossible to ignore but Bayley’s shyness makes things harder for Sam to judge what he wants.
This book is a sweet romance about founding out each others needs and wants but also taking things slow and experimenting together. As sweet as the romance is there is plenty of passion between them.

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Check Out (The Bobbins Sisters Series Book 1) by Debra Parmley – Review by Kerry Carr

Check OutCheck Out by Debra Parmley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was a really good story. It was well written and the characters were made really realistic. The author does a great job of described PTSD in our hero Nash and how that and his past experiences impact his life.
Nash is a Marine veteran. He lost his eye and wears an eye patch which makes him self conscious and worried about other impressions of him.
When he meet Betsy the attraction is instant between them but both are unsure and have issues they need to deal with. Nash and his PTSD and anger issues and Betsy and her family problems.
Can they work their way through their problems and get together or will their issues keep pushing them apart.

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Sign Steal Deliver (Gods of Thunder MC) by Carrie Pulkinen – Review by Kerry Carr

Sign Steal Deliver (Gods of Thunder MC)Sign Steal Deliver by Carrie Pulkinen
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really loves this story. I have loved all the  books by this author but this one was my favourite. I love the twist of Greek gods and shapeshifters. As well as the romance there is also an element of danger and suspense which makes this book so enjoyable to read.

Hermes  is the god of theives among other things. He has lived a long life but never felt a connection with anyone. That is until Kat comes along.

Kat is a shapeshifter  and is a cat burglar. She meets Hermes when she’s sent to do a job of delivering a message to the underworld. What she does expect is to meet Hermes and fall for him. However no matter how much she likes him, Hermes is her key to getting into the underworld to see her sister.
Can she put her feelings to the side and steal from Hermes?

When Hermes finds his key stolen, Zeus and Hades give him 12 hours to recover the key else they are going after Kat themselves.

Can Hermes forgive Kats deception and theft? Can he get to her and protect her from Zeus and Hades? And is Kat’s feelings for him real or just a way to get to his Key?

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Bittersweep by Wareeze Woodson – Review by Kerry Carr

BittersweepBittersweep by Wareeze Woodson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I love these books. I love how the author is able to transport you back in time to a era long gone. Because it is a historical romance the language reflects that which sometimes could get a little confusing but it didn’t take away any enjoyment  I had for this book.
As well as a sweet romance there is also danger, secrets, Mysteries and murder which makes this book a def page turner.

Elizabeth has returned home to the Town of Bittersweep where she grew up. After leaving the town in a hurry when her family home burnt down Elizabeth left behind her mother who had passed. Why had her house been on fire? Why did her mum pass was it an accident or something sinister? And what secrets did her mum keep in a box. Did things happen the way Elizabeth thinks or are your memories mixed up by a child’s imagination? That’s what Elizabeth sets out to find answers too.

Taking a job as the school teacher she meets JP Honeycutt. Immediately feeling an attraction she tries to distance herself from this man and his charms. However when she becomes a suspect in a murder the only person riding to her rescue is him.

Can she let herself learn to love again? And what secrets does JP hold which could hold the answers that Elizabeth is trying to find.

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Avenging Devil Part 2 (Satan’s Devils MC San Diego #4) by Manda Mellett – Review by Kerry Carr

Avenging Devil Part 2: Satan's Devils MC San DiegoAvenging Devil Part 2: Satan’s Devils MC San Diego by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow. I was waiting on the edge of my seat for this book and I wasn’t disappointed. I have loved all of the Satan Devil books but this one was out of this world and a great conclusion. This is a book full of suspense and danger. The emotion between all the characters are real that you feel every one. From the despair and hate, to worry and fear.

We start off where we finish the first book with Saffie and Niran in danger as the Crazy Wolves get closer. Saffie has been through a lot escaping her abusive husband and losing her child. Niran  and the Devils are trying to help her move on however that all stops when the Crazy Wolves catch up to them. They kidnap Saffie back to her life as a slave to her husband.
Niran knows that to stand any chance of saving Saffie he needs to stay alive so he acts as if he wants to become a member of the Crazy Wolves. However there are things in his way. Mainly his skin colour.

When the Satan Devils realise Niran  and Saffie are missing it doesn’t take them long to figure out what has happened. Now with the help of the brother chapters they go to war to rescue Niran and Saffie and take down the Crazy Wolves once and for all.

Can the Satan’s succeed in their mission?can Niran stay alive while being part of the Crazy Wolves? Will the relationship between Niran and Saffie be able to be repaired or will Niran’s deception even to save them both cause Saffie more pain and make her unable to trust him?

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Chatroom With A View by Glenn Maynard – Review by Kerry Carr

Chatroom with a ViewChatroom with a View by Glenn Maynard
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This was a really gripping story. It is very dark and intense but is a story that will captivate you from the beginning. I love how realistic this book is especially with regard to the chatrooms and the talk inside there. Everyone always pretends to be someone they aren’t.  It’s a fast paced story full of twists and turns that I definately recommend reading.

It starts off very dark with a murder and an incident that leaves Troy alone in a world that keeps spinning around him. Troy’s dad is an abuser, who always used violence so is that a gene that Troy now possesses.
With his world spiraling out of control around him he decides to take revenge over his 2 co-workers who are misleading and hurting men on this chat site. Armed with his two fake profiles Troy wants to teach them both a lesson but how far will he go.

Add to this the stress of Troy’s last encounter with Veronica resulting in her being pregnant. Veronica is now set on being a family with Troy and the baby until she researches Troy’s family and finds out about the risk of the killer gene. Will she keep her fantasy of being a happy family or will she run to protect herself and the baby? Can she escape Troy when he finally realises he wants to be a dad or will her obsession of being a family mean its too late?

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