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Undeniable (Central Florida Stories Book 2) by Victoria Saccenti – Review by Dr. Anya Schultz

Undeniable (Central Florida Stories, #2)Undeniable by Victoria Saccenti
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Undeniable is a BDSM themed romance between Arley and Kurt (some spoilers). Arley and Kurt grew up as neighbors, but he is five years older and her brother’s best friend, while growing up. After the death of her father, Arley’s brother started to change, becoming more secretive and abusive; Kurt was always there though to soften the blow. They decided after her brother beat her up for the last time, it was time for them to move back to their motherland, Puerto Rico. Next thing you know, fifteen years have gone by and everyone is living their own lives. However, while Arley is living in Tennessee, as a teacher, she is attacked and kidnapped to join a sex traffick ring. Luckily, she is rescued, but has to hide out, which she does in Florida with a childhood friend. Little did she know Kurt, the boy she loved but could never have, was back living in Florida. After all her trauma, she wanted to get back to some resemblance of normal and get a job as a bartender at a BDSM club. Kurt happens to be a part owner of this club and their journey begins. He continues to be her protector as a group of men are trying to find and claim her, but during this protection their attraction grows and he brings her little by little into his world.
While I enjoyed this book I was surprised that there was more plot than BDSM. I really did fall in love with these characters. Arley is a strong, intelligent, curious, submissive woman (and I say that in a positive way). She mentally gets through all the crazy that happens by leaning on others and being open to different possibilities. Kurt, made a great dom in this scenario. He is a retired Marine who is a true protector. He is open with his feelings, doesn’t deal with the bullshit, is patient, and shows his caring side often. Even though, as you read, you can tell and hear the dominance in his “voice”, he knows the boundaries that people are capable of. He made Arley feel safe, loved, protected, and sexy as hell. Their relationship was truly enjoyable to watch as it deepened.

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Truth or Kill (Twisted Legends Collection Book 1) by A.C. Kramer – Review by Kay Stritesky

Truth or Kill (Twisted Legends Collection, #2)Truth or Kill by A.C. Kramer
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I went into this book with an open mind as its not my usual genre HOWEVER I am so glad I picked up this books!
A.C. Kramer might be my new author to watch because as much as I loved this book I think I need to read everything I can by this author.

This book was written so well and had such a hook that the reader was brought in and couldn’t leave! The characters are wonderful, the story is well written and the author was able to bring the readers in so that we lived the book with the characters!

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Devil’s Breath by Lang Johnson – Review by Micalah Weatherholtz

Devil's BreathDevil’s Breath by Lang Johnson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“There are some who can live without wild things, and there are those who cannot.” -Aldo Leopold

This book, Devils Breath, really surprised me with how much I really enjoyed it. I think we have all come to expect the same storylines from romance novels no matter what genre they fall into. This was a romantic suspense, femme fatale type romance. Devils Breath was fresh and new for me and I was pulled into the book immediately. Cover to cover Cassius, Sera, and Raine kept me on the edge of my seat. It was a wild thrill ride from start to finish and the ending was great. I really like the main characters from the start. Sera’s journey within herself, from caged, monstrous, ice queen, with ultimate control, made by her father, to the warm, welcoming, emotional woman she really was just looking for someone to show her what love really means was pretty powerful after everything she’d had to endure her entire life. Cassius with his stoicism, and endless patience but ruthlessness when needed made him very endearing to me as a reader. No one in real life is perfect, everyone is fighting some type of battle we know nothing about. The author made the characters so real and human I felt like they could jump off the page. There were even a few times in the book that made me laugh and giggle while reading it. The author’s ability to stitch all of that together was flawless and everything came together very well. 5 thumbs up for Devils Breath. I would definitely recommend giving it a try especially if your tired of that same old romance troupe.

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Devil’s Breath by Lang Johnson – Review by Dr. Anya Schultz

Devil's BreathDevil’s Breath by Lang Johnson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Devil’s Breath is a suspense romance about an assassin named Sera and her mark, Cassius. Sera grew up poor with an abusive father after her mother died from drugs. Sera’s biggest weakness is satisfying her father, no matter what. Her father and a couple of associates want to invest in a “gems” company. This “gems” company is actually a way to sell drugs under the radar due to Sera’s brilliant chemistry mind. However, while she is a millionaire, they need a backer, that is where Cassius comes in. Cassius is one of the associate’s brothers, who hates him and wants revenge on the family he was disowned from. What they all didn’t count on was Cassius’ crazy smart brain and the fact that Sera’s tough exterior could have a flaw. Will Cassius figure out the plan before he loses his life? Will Sera’s tough exterior faulter for anyone besides her father? A game of cat and mouse is a good one!
I enjoyed this book a lot. It always helps when you have a badass female lead who is an assassin with daddy issues. You get to see her transformation throughout the book and give you hope that people might be able to do and be better. However, her daddy issues did make me want to slap her at times. The two characters together had great banter, which I thrive off of. However, Cassius, oh my, he was my favorite character in the book. He was adventurous, charming, down to earth, and understanding. How he treated the people around him, especially Sera, just made you melt! He was a broken but honest, lovable, really good man that you just couldn’t help falling in love with.

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Collateral Damage (Mafia Elite, book 6) by Amy Mckinley- reviewed by Brittney Brady

Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance (Mafia Elite Book 6)Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance by Amy McKinley
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this book! This is only the third mafia book I have read and I was not a fan until I read this author. I cannot wait to read the next book in the series. It has a happy ending, which I prefer. There was also a nice little twist at the end that I was not expecting at all. I would totally recommend this book.

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No Way Out (Mafia Elite, book 1) by Amy McKinley – Review by Kay Stritesky

No Way Out (Mafia Elite, #1)No Way Out by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

From start to finish Amy McKinley is able to capture your attention and keep it! A book that is part of a series but can very much be read on their own, No Way Out has twists and turns and enough suspense to keep you turning the page!
This book presents readers with a strong female lead and characters that are so well developed as you read the story is brought to life!
I am hooked on this series!

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Collateral Damage (Mafia Elite Series Book 6) by Amy McKinley – Review by Carlie Del Gallo

Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance (Mafia Elite Book 6)Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the sixth book in this series and WOW was this book amazing! Ever since I have started the first word of this series I was HOOKED. This book was just as good as all of the others. The writing style is so unique, and, in every book, it follows a main couple while you still hear about others that you have read about in previous books. Mafia romance novels are generally amazing but this one is the best one that I have ever read. I cannot wait to read more books by this author!!

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NO WAY OUT (MAFIA ELITE BOOK 1) BY AMY MCKINLEY REVIEWED BY CARLIE DEL GALLO

No Way Out (Mafia Elite, #1)No Way Out by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book revolves around 5 mafia families, and I am a sucker for Mafia Romances. This book had me on the edge of my seat with every twist and turn that the characters had to face. Max and Lil try and fight the attraction that they feel towards one another through the whole book. With terrible family situations that arise for both of them, they have to learn to rely on one another. This is the first of many books in this series and I will be reading all of them as they are WONDERFUL BOOKS!

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Rebecca Steele Living The Dream (Rebecca Steele Series Book 3) by Joanne Patterson- Review by Taylor Bell

Rebecca Steele Living The Dream (The Rebecca Steele series Book 3)Rebecca Steele Living The Dream by Joanne Patterson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I really enjoyed this and thought the story was excellent! This is the third book in a series and I’m hoping to eventually get to the first two at some point. I’m really into westerns right now and I loved the western setting. It was a cute love story with some twists and unexpected obstacles thrown at her, but she handled it well! I highly recommend for anyone looking for romance and who’s into westerns!

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Rebecca Steele Living the Dream by Joanne Patterson- Reviewed by Stephanie Dulac

Rebecca Steele Living The Dream (The Rebecca Steele series Book 3)Rebecca Steele Living The Dream by Joanne Patterson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Rebecca Steele living the dream is the first book i have read by this author even though it was book 3 in this series. I Loved this read and the characters in this book. I found myself laughing and really enjoying myself reading this book. I loved reading about Becky, i found her enjoyable and relatable.I liked the fact that this book had short chapters it makes it easier to bring around with you without being lost. After reading this book i will be going back and reading the other books in this series.If you have no read Rebecca Steele Living the dream and you love Western romance add this to your TBR pile you wont Regret it. I look forward to reading more books by this author in the Future. Thank you!!!

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