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Face the Fire (Moore Family Saga Book 5) by Michele Sims – Review by Heather Lovelace

Face the FireFace the Fire by Michele Sims
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This series locked me in from the very beginning. I love the world that Sims created with the Moore family and I have loved reading the character and storyline development. It has a great balance between romance, suspense, a sprinkle of fantasy, and just great connection. I love that it all ties back to family. Just a great addition to the series and a great way to pull it all together. It can be read alone but is one that you will more greatly appreciate by starting at the beginning. This is one not to miss.

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Savage Secrets: An Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance (Mafia Elite Book 4) by Amy McKinley – Reviewed by Roxsanne Lesieur.

Savage Secrets (Mafia Elite, #4)Savage Secrets by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Elena Caruso is a beautiful young woman who is running away from her past so that she can keep herself and those she loves safe from harm and for a while it has worked, that is until one day when she receives a communication from someone saying that she has been found. Marco La Rosa is the boss of a branch of the La Rosa family, one of the Five Mafia Families in Chicago and he is as handsome as he is deadly, but the one thing that he has wanted disappeared from his life, but just when he thought he had come to terms with that, she pops back up on his radar and he will do anything to find her.

As Elena starts off her daily routine, she goes through the motions of her life while making sure that there is nobody following or watching her, just like she has done everyday since she left behind everything she knew, she enjoys what she has created for herself. However, as she returns from her morning run, she notices that she has missed calls, assuming it is her boss, she waits until she is back in her apartment, but when she finds that it is the communication she always dreaded receiving, she starts to panic and goes to her plan b, grabbing her pre-prepared bag and everything else she might need, she gets ready to leave the apartment, that is until someone starts banging on her door. It is at this moment that she knows it is too late and that all she can do now is fight her way out, but when she opens the door to an unexpected guest, her brain misfires completely, he is more handsome than ever and all her feelings towards him she tried to suppress rush back in an instant.

Marco has just found out where the love of his life has been since she disappeared and he leaves to retrieve her the first opportunity that he can and when she opens the door and he finally sees her in front of him, it takes his breath away, just like before, however, now she is a woman and does it on a whole new level. When their eyes meet across the threshold, Elena tries to get round him and after grappling for a bit she flees and he has to use every ounce of speed he has to keep up with her. Elena knows she can’t fight Marco, so she does what she does best and manages to get away, but she knows that he will be right on her tail, so she knows the area she has been living in to her advantage and nearly manages to escape, that is until she runs into another assailant who pulls a gun on her and by the sounds of his accent, he is one of the Russian Bratva and the other Mafia she has been running from all her life. As a standoff ensues, Marco rounds a corner to the scene and when Elena is injured, he sees red and kills the man responsible, quickly followed by scooping her into his arms, taking her to safety and looking after her until he can take her home.

Will Elena and Marco be able to overcome the hurdles between them and keep her safe from the dangers which are quickly closing in on her, or will they be ripped apart by circumstance again? This is a brilliant second chance mafia romance filled with danger, secrets, revelations, hard truths and harder choices as two worlds collide in a fiery and violent chain of events, as you are whirled around in the undercurrent of the lives of the Five Families while trying to keep your head above water at the same time as those inhabiting it.

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Face the Fire (Moore Family Saga Book 5) by Michele Sims – Review by Jamie Zabolotney

Face the FireFace the Fire by Michele Sims
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This paranormal suspense novel is the fifth book in the series and as someone who has not read the other book, you will not be disappointed. I am a big fan of the paranormal genre and at first I found that there seemed to be very little of it but things quickly heated up.

Miles and Bella Moore are newly married and have just had twins. He is a goal driven music executive and Bella is his chief marketing office for the company. But as usually happens, success comes with a price.

I loved the dynamic between all of the characters and the drama that unfolded throughout. I look forward to more books from this author.

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Sinful Vow (Dark Mafia Sins, book 1) by Emily Bowie – Review by Tausha Treadway

Sinful Vow (Dark Mafia Sins, #0.5)Sinful Vow by Emily Bowie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Sinful Vow (Dark Mafia Sins, book 1) by Emily Bowie. I love Mafia book and I love some romance so this was my dream book. It was amazing. Its the story of Luca Rossi who has never had a easy time in life. Luca ends up meeting Mafia Boss Nicoli Rossi and he adopted Luca. This is what opened many doors for Luca. When Luca meets Aly Mancini who is the daughter of the Rossi’s family rival he is smitten. Aly was taken with Luca as well and felt safe with him even though she knew he was dangerous. When Aly’s father arranges for her to marry someone Luca is not happy. He is willing to do whatever he needs to in order to stop it. Even though their romance is forbidden because of feuding families they know deep down they should be together. Will they be able to put off Aly’s dad and his arranged marriage or will she have to spend the rest of her life as a pawn in her families deadly game?

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Face the Fire (Moore Family Saga Book 5) by Michele Sims – Review by Tara Johnson Barnes

Face the FireFace the Fire by Michele Sims
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Face the Fire is the 5th and final book in the Moore Family Saga series of books. This book continues with the story of Miles Moore who is driven to become successful with his own music empire. He is determined to let nothing, and nobody stand in his way for him to become mega successful. Bella, who is both his wife, as well as the Chief Marketing Officer of his company wants to help her husband succeed and realize his goals but finds that it is not always easy. Bella also wants to be successful with both business and family and struggles with the challenges of motherhood as well as being a successful career woman. She also faces constant struggles with juggling her relationship with Miles as both his wife and his business partner. Tensions rise when Bella is caught in an ongoing battle between Miles and one of proteges who is struggling with the demands that Miles is imposing on him as an artist. After being on the inside and discovering the lengths that other artists will go to within the music industry, Bella is fearful of what will result of a feud between Miles and his competitors. Once again, Miles and Bella’s love for one another and their relationship is put to the test. Will they have what it takes as a couple to remain strong in love and successful in business at the same time?

I thoroughly enjoyed this entire series of the Moore family saga. Each book builds up from the previous one, we learn more about the characters, and follow them through several tense moments. In Book 5 the plot thickens and the danger level intensifies. Bella and Miles are caught in a volatile and explosive situation that could mean the end for them in more ways than one. Although each book could be read as a standalone it is much better as a series read in sequential order and starting with Book 1. I highly recommend this series and this author!

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A Moore Affair (Moore Family Saga Book 4) by Michele Sims – Review by Tara Johnson Barnes

A Moore Affair (Moore Family Saga #4)A Moore Affair by Michele Sims
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A Moore Affair is book four in the Moore Family Sega series of books. Bella and Miles are together at last and are getting ready to get married. Bella feels ecstatic to be marrying the man that she loves beyond everything but at the same time can’t help but wonder if she’s ready to be the wife of someone so famous. Along with Miles’ fame comes not only the whirlwind tours but a fan base that that can be downright frightening at times. However, Bella chooses to put all her fear and doubts aside and makes the best of it because she is surrounded by her family.

After their wedding, Miles and Bella decide to honeymoon in Paris and Italy. Bella soon learns that Miles and his stage persona of Ari are two very different people all wrapped up in one little package which naturally makes her uneasy. Bella becomes doubtful and fearful of those that could break them apart and constantly worries that she is not enough for Miles. When Bella unexpectedly becomes pregnant, she tries to forget all her doubts and insecurities and chooses instead to focus on the joy of becoming a mother. Then suddenly life throws them another curveball and their life is thrown into a tailspin once again.

Bella’s beloved home that she grew up in as a child is destroyed by fire setting off a chain of events. When secrets start to unfold and come to the surface Bella and Miles must decide if they can trust one another with their pasts or if it will put their future in jeopardy. Of course, the relationship between Miles and Bella can never come easy as there’s always someone or something on the outside that is trying to tear them apart. Bella knows that she loves Miles with all her heart but she’s not sure if she can overcome her doubts, fears, and insecurities. Will she be able to overcome the secrets that she unfolds and move forward with her relationship with Miles?

Book four answers more of the questions from the first few books and builds on the story of Miles and Bella. The characters of Bella and Miles were real, raw, and believable. They went through trials and tribulations that put their relationship to the test and as in any relationship they had to decide if they could survive the tests and be strong enough as a couple to endure it and come out stronger on the other side. The book did not disappoint as the Moore Family Sega unfolded. Although this book could possibly be read as a standalone, I highly recommend starting with book 1 and working your way through the series. Each book starts off where the last one left off and unfolds more of the Moore Family Saga. Enjoyable read, I highly recommend!

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Imperfectly Yours (Titans of Manhattan Book 2) by Anise Storm – Review by Kristy Nelson

Imperfectly Yours (Titans of Manhattan #2)Imperfectly Yours by Anise Storm
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read the first book in this series and loved it. I’m glad to say the second book lived up to the hype created by the first one! The characters and their situation are very authentic and relatable. It’s easy to care about what happens to them and get sucked into the story. I liked how the author started the story with an established relationship. It made it easier to get to the deeper part of the story faster.

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Sinful Vow (Dark Mafia Sins, book 1) by Emily Bowie – Review by Katie Matthews

Sinful Vow (Dark Mafia Sins, #0.5)Sinful Vow by Emily Bowie
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wow what a story! I absolutely loved this book it really was an amazing read! Aly and Luca’s story was just sizzling! There was definitely some chemistry between them two of them even thought they were from rival mafia families. This may have been a short story but it definitely didn’t feel that way, it was well developed and had a great flow to it. I loved the dual POV in the book it meant that I really understood how the two characters were feeling about each other.
I am so excited to read more from this series I cannot wait!!

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Imperfectly Yours (Titans of Manhattan Book 2) by Anise Storm – Amelia Stansell

Imperfectly Yours (Titans of Manhattan #2)Imperfectly Yours by Anise Storm
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Anton is the heartthrob movie star and Elsa is best real estate agent around. They have so many ups and downs that it instantly gets you sucked into the story, because you just have to know what/ how they will react next.
This couple has what it takes to make it through anything. Anton proves he is a strong man and will be by Elsa’s side. Elsa learns that even with all the pain she endured and with what she put Anton through, he is the man for her.
Their love is real and makes you keep flipping page after page. I cannot wait until book three.

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Imperfectly Yours (Titans of Manhattan Book 2) by Anise Storm – Review by Jade Thomson

Imperfectly Yours (Titans of Manhattan #2)Imperfectly Yours by Anise Storm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love this series. I love this author. And I sure love these characters!! Anton and Elsa (cute names y’all) are great characters that really feel fleshed out (in my opinion the multiple POVS do that for me)! I love that it’s such a romantic (another reviewer said fairytale like and i completely agree) story with some serious topics. I think Elsa is just so relatable and her personal storyline felt so heartfelt. You WILL feel some emotions in this one! I am enjoying this series so much and can’t wait to see what the author has in store for us.

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