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Calamity under the Chandelier (A Sleuthing Starlet Mystery Book 1) by Camilla Blythe – Review by Melissa Agena

Calamity under the Chandelier (Sleuthing Starlet Mystery #1)Calamity under the Chandelier by Bianca Blythe
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I just love a good British Novel! Calamity Under the Chandelier is a Sleuthing Starlet Mystery novel written by Camilla Blythe. This story takes place in England with two American actresses who come in and turn everything upside down! Cora is an actress who just lost her job. Veronica is her best friend, who is also an actress and who just so happened to elope with the son of a Duke. The Duke’s family is not happy this marriage took place. During this whole ordeal, a murder takes place and Veronica is pinned for it. So, Cora is on a murder mystery mission to find out who the real killer is because she is certain that her friend could not have done this. There are so many twists and turns that you have no idea who the murder truly is! This author does a really good job at sucking you in and by then you don’t want to put the book down! The characters are wonderful and interact really well together. This book makes you want to help Cora solve the murder along with her! This story was really great and I can’t wait to read the next book in the series!

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Ashes To Ashes Boxset (books 1-3) by Rowena Holloway – Review by Melissa Agena

Ashes To Ashes Boxset (books 1-3)Ashes To Ashes Boxset by Rowena Holloway
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

If you like psychological thrillers that are bone chilling, then this set is definitely for you! Ashes to Ashes series box set books 1-3 is written by the amazing Rowena Holloway. We start off with the first book Bad Things Happen. This is where we first meet Charlotte Ashe who is a weather girl wanting to break in to the real news. It just so happens that the real news falls in to her lap and now it’s up to her to follow the lead handed to her. Less You Know is the second book in the series. Once again we follow Charlotte in the deep dark unknown world but this time we bring along her friend Allie on this mission. Allie however, has secrets that we eventually uncover. Lastly, we go into From The Ashes and from here Charlotte continues her mission and continues to unfold the mysteries of the unknown. From her long obsession with Tyrone Gardner to deaths and private clinics, which is where her story finally unfolds. This story from beginning to end is truly amazing and brilliant. There are so many twists and turns and bends that it is mind boggling. It sucks you in and you really cannot put the book down. Now, this is definitely a series you must read from beginning to end otherwise you will miss key elements. But I do truly believe in this series and would recommend it to anyone!

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Being Lost (Satan’s Devils MC San Diego #1) by Manda Mellett – Review by Melissa Agena

Being Lost (Satan's Devils MC San Diego #1)Being Lost by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Another home run for Manda Mellett! Being Lost the first in the series of the San Diego Chapter of the Satan’s Devil’s Motorcycle Club. The first set is based on the mother chapter in Tucson. You don’t have to read that series in order to read this one. But you know me…I always suggest you read everything from the beginning so you have a knowledge base. In this story we meet Lost. Lost is the President of the San Diego chapter. One of the main problems with him is that he doesn’t feel like he deserves to be prez. He constantly questions everything because the chapter was betrayed once before. Next we meet Patsy, she had to flee her home to save her son. The Tuscon chapter has asked SD to help watch over and her son. These two have both been hurt by people, which means that they don’t trust easily. So when it comes to each other they don’t know how to love easily as well. These two are such relatable characters in that sense. Like all of these author’s books, this book was such an easy read and it drew you in from the beginning and you just couldn’t put it down! I love this author and cannot wait to for the rest of this series! I would definitely recommend this series to anyone who love’s MC series! Well done Manda!

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Love Comes In The Mourning by Erin Bevan – Review by Melissa Agena

Love Comes in the MourningLove Comes in the Mourning by Erin Bevan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

What a sweet love story! Love Comes In The Mourning is a novel written by Erin Bevan. This is a story that puts you on an emotional ride from the very beginning, which caught you from the start. In this book we meet Lesley DeLoach. Lesley is a divorcee who is determined to find her way. She also wants a new life herself with the help of her aunt when she inherits her aunt’s estate. Then we meet John. John has lost his wife and is trying to keep his life afloat raising his children and running a business. When these two meet there are definite sparks. But the question remains, do they something about that spark? Are the wounds still too fresh? These two had a really great connection and the characters worked really well together. I was really impressed with this book and would definitely recommend this book to people that want a really good love story. This book grabs you and hooks you from the get go and keeps you there the whole time. This is my first book from this author and I can’t wait to read more from her!

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Swallowed by a Secret by Risa Nyman – Review by Melissa Agena

Swallowed by a SecretSwallowed by a Secret by Risa Nyman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

What a great story! Swallowed By A Secret by Risa Nyman is a great emotional story for preteens! In this story we meet Rocky. Rocky is a 12-year old boy who just lost his father. However, there is a twist to his father’s death that is a huge secret. Rocky is bound and determined to find out what that secret is. In the midst of everything, he has to move mid-year of school. The good news is he does befriend Olive who decides that she is going to help him find out what exactly happened to his dad. Olive is bright and cheerful and a great addition to this story. These two together come up with some disasters of ideas but together they are great! This was such awesome reading that I didn’t want to put the book down even though it was for preteens! It really was an emotional roller coaster though so don’t forget the tissues! I really was impressed with the book and the writing style of this author. I can’t wait to read another book from her again!

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Satan’s Devils MC Boxset Books 1-5 (Satans Devils MC Series) by Manda Mellett – Review by Melissa Agena

Satan's Devils MC Boxset Books 1-5Satan’s Devils MC Boxset Books 1-5 by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

What a delicious set MC books! The Satan’s Devils MC Box Set Books 1-5 by Manda Mellett is a great series! 5 men who learn what love is and 5 women who learn how to deserve the men in their lives. First up we have Wraith and Sophie. Sophie needed protection because someone was after her in England and she needed a place to hide out so she came to the Satan’s Devils after her legs had been run over. Then there is Drummer and Sam. Drummer is the President of the Satan’s Devils. Sam comes to the club with a secret and with stalker. Next comes Slick and Ella. Ella is trying to stop her sister from getting caught up in a child trafficking ring and Slick is right there to help. Alex is a dark girl that Dart tries to hide his attraction for. However when, her ex come back to hurt her, Dart knows what he has to do. And finally, we have Heart. Heart is a bit of a tragic story as his beloved wife dies. And the only person that helps him cope is a cop. How do they make that work? This was such a great series that I might just read it again! There was so much emotion and so many twists and turns that you wouldn’t expect. The sexy scenes were oh so steamy! I would definitely recommend this series to anyone! Even those who don’t necessarily read MC books.

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How (Stalker Series Book 3) by Megan Mitcham – Review by Melissa Agena

How (Stalker Series, 3)How by Megan Mitcham
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I am truly amazed by this book! There is so much that I didn’t see coming and I’m an avid murder mystery reader! How is the third book in the Stalker Series by Megan Mitcham. This book follows FBI Special Agent Libby Irish. Libby has always wanted to be an FBI agent. However, her job and life is jeopardized when a picture of her on a crime scene leaks and goes viral. Then comes in Libby super tight lipped neighbor Jake Ronin. The man is as mysterious as is he is sexy. For some reason he wants to help Libby with this stalker that has risen out of nowhere because of that damn photo! These two fight the attraction that each other has. But you know it came down to fight or flight and when those two got together, let me tell you the heat was scorching! The sexy scenes were down right hot! The chemistry the two have together is simply amazing. This book has so many twists and turns and honestly, you have no idea who the stalker is until the very last minute and it mind blowing who it is! But I’m not telling you! You need to read for yourself! This story is so entertaining and I couldn’t stop flipping pages! You don’t have to read the first two books to read this one, but once again I always say to read them all in order first. Well done Ms. Mitcham!

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Humiliating Revenge: Contemporary Young Adult Romance by T. Christensen – Review by Melissa Agena

Humiliating RevengeHumiliating Revenge by T. Christensen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

OH MY GOD! What an amazing book! Humiliating Revenge is written by, T. Christensen. This is such a great story of rekindled love. Olivia is the Mayor’s daughter and lives by a severe set of rules. Calum has such a great heart but doesn’t come from the right kind of breeding. These two met in high school and after a very public and very humiliating break up, Calum HATES her for what he thought she is, which is a spoiled rich B*****! Olivia basically lives a nightmare that she believes will never end. That is until five years later when these to meet up again. Now, Calum who has achieved fame and success wants to humiliate her like she did him so many years ago. However, that completely back fires and the real truth comes out. This was an amazing story with so many twists and turns and all you want to do is keep on reading! The steamy sexy scenes are fire hot! And of course, the happily ever after makes you warm and fuzzy inside. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone! It’s going to be one of my go to books when I want to read something that most hated character becomes one of your favorites and where a true love occurs. I can’t wait to read more from this author!

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Hawk’s Cry (Satan’s Devils MC Second Generation #2) by Manda Mellett – Review by Melissa Agena

Hawk's Cry (Satan's Devils MC Second Generation #2)Hawk’s Cry by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow! What an emotional roller coaster! Hawk’s Cry is book number 2 in the Satan’s Devils MC – Next Generation Series by Manda Mellett. Eli aka Hawk is the Vice President of the Satan’s Devils Motorcycle Club. Olivia aka Ollie or Liv (only used by Eli) is Hawks wife. They have been brought up by birth together, so it was only inevitable that they were to get married. Though they were somewhat pushed together, this is definitely true love. That is until Hawk has some serious doubts about his life with the club and with his wife. Then with the blink of an eye…No club, No family and No Friends. What happens when all you’ve known is club life and it’s all been taken away and you finally become a citizen? This book shows a woman who fights for her baby, her marriage and her life. It also shows a man who struggles with a disease and is shown full blown support. With that support he starts the road to recovery. This book has lots of twists and turns that no one is expecting. Like I said before, this story is an emotional roller coaster that leads to a very happy ending. It is book number 2 but you can read as a standalone, which I always say don’t do. I haven’t read such a great story in such a long time!

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Love is What You Bake of it (The Meraki Series Book 1) by Effie Kammenou – Review by Melissa Agena

Love is What You Bake of it (Meraki, #1)Love is What You Bake of it by Effie Kammenou
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

What a delicious way to read a book! Love Is What You Bake of It is written by, Effie Kammenou. This is the first in the Meraki series. This cute little Greek book follows Kally and Max. Kally loves to bake and it shows through her café. She also hasn’t had the best love life and is kind of scorned by it. So what would any baker do but throw herself into her work. Then Max happens. Max is a police officer, who has just moved back to his hometown after a really messy divorce. Along with him, comes a 6 year old daughter named Athena. The moment Max walked into the bakery, there was no question that there was a great deal of attraction between the both of them. However, Kally’s reluctance has put a halt on anything happening between them. That is until Max decides that he wants to prove to her that they would be good together. So what other than baking do you think might happen here? This book really is great and I would definitely recommend it to others. Plus there are special treats in there for everyone! I won’t spill the beans, you will have to read and find out! I know I will be a happy camper the next time I step into my kitchen!

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