Spotlight, Review & Giveaway: Unraveled: The Mastered Series by Lorelei James

Unraveled: The Mastered Series, Book 3 by Lorelei James

Publication Date: March 3, 2015


SYNOPSIS

In this sizzling continuation of the Mastered series by New York Times bestselling author Lorelei James, a man will find the domination he’s always craved…

Shiori Hirano and Knox Lofgren are left to run the martial arts program at Black Arts while Ronin Black travels. On the surface, the two highest ranked belts appear to cooperate—but in private, they butt heads constantly, despite the undeniable attraction between them. Soon their power exchanges start to make for a sweltering dynamic in the bedroom…

At first Knox is shocked to be living out his submissive desires, but Shiori sets out to prove that embracing his true sexual nature doesn’t make him a weak man. But even while their sexual relationship grants him a power and fulfillment he finds surprising, there’s no training regimen for the fight that comes with loving a strong woman…

 


REVIEW

Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

Another amazing read in The Mastered Series. Unraveled is Shiori and Knox’s story.. Shiori was Ronan Black sister and is as much of a control freak as he was. Knox is in charge of running the dojo while Ronin is out of the country and Bo’s head to head with Shiori. Their incredibly hot sexual tension always crackling in the air. The first time their lips met it was explosive. Knox knew there was something different about Shiori and for the first time in his life he was willing to do whatever it took to make her happy even if that meant submitting to her. Knox wasn’t surprised to learn Shiori was a Domme, but he was shocked to finally understand he was a submissive. Unraveled is an amazing addition to The Mastered Series and I loved it from cover to cover. I can’t wait for the next release!

 

*Review copy provided by Berkley/NAL in exchange for an honest review.

 


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ABOUT LORELEI JAMES

Lorelei James is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary erotic western romances set in the modern day Wild West and also contemporary erotic romances. Lorelei’s books have been nominated for and won the Romantic Times Reviewer’s choice Award, as well as the CAPA Award. Lorelei lives in western South Dakota with her family…and a whole closet full of cow girl boots.

Why do I have a particular fondness for all things western? Well, I’m a fourth generation South Dakotan, living in the Black Hills, which is chock-full of interesting characters, including cowboys, Indians, ranchers, and bikers. The geographical diversity of the surrounding area showcases mountains, plains, and badlands. Living in and writing about rural settings gives me a unique perspective, especially since I’m not writing historical westerns. Through my fictional world, I can show the ideals and the cowboy way of life are still very much alive.

Visit her online at http://www.loreleijames.com, http://www.facebook.com/lorelei-james, and http://www.twitter.com/loreleijames.

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Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: Falling for the Enemy (Entangled Brazen) by Samanthe Beck

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Falling for the Enemy (Entangled Brazen) by Samanthe Beck
Publication Date: December 1, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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Caught between a rock and a rock-hard body…

Salon owner Virginia Boca has declared herself celibate…at least until she wins the election for mayor of Bluelick, Kentucky. No hot men. No sex. And her plan to play the good girl might have worked—if the mysterious, hard-bodied stranger she’s seen around town hadn’t pulled her from the street and saved her life. The least Ginny can do is offer her savior a free haircut.

But when an innocent haircut turns into hours of wickedly hot sex, former Navy SEAL Shaun Buchanan knows his plan to keep a low profile is shot. Especially once Ginny finds out he’s the current mayor’s son. With her reputation and the election on the line, Ginny seems determined to keep their nightly sexcapades a secret, but Shaun’s not willing to stay in the shadows forever…

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Riveting! Once again Samanthe Beck has outdone herself writing a book that kept me hooked from start to finish. Virginia has lived in Bluelick, Kentucky her entire life and owns a salon in town. She decides it’s time to make some changes in her town. Her mission is to run for mayor and that means no men, and certainly no sex. Everything is going according to her plan until sexy Shaun Buchanan saves her from getting run over. Sparks fly when Virginia offers Shaun a haircut to thank him for his heroic deed. The chemistry between Shaun and Virginia is hot! Obstacles occur and they have to decide if love is enough to overcome all the obstacles keeping them from going public with their relationship. I loved the characters and the plot was great in this story. Samanthe Beck packs more and more passion into every book she releases. I love all of her books! She is an amazing author and I recommend you read all of her books. Samanthe Beck is on my must buy list and she should be on yours too.

*Review copy provided by Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review.

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Excerpt from Falling for the Enemy by Samanthe Beck

Shaun groaned and let his head fall back, and all she could do was cling to the edge of the sink while he gave her exactly what she asked for. Thrusting, withdrawing, and thrusting again in thrilling succession, using the angle of their bodies to ensure he hit all the right spots along the way. The room spun behind her closed eyelids. A heady mix of pheromones, body heat and sex stormed her senses. With frightening speed, he had her trembling at the brink again, panting and shivering and striving for relief from the pressure building inside her. Her pulse pounded, setting off a surprisingly loud echo in her ears.

​She nearly jumped out of her skin when Shaun called out, “It’s occupied.”
​Holy crap, the pounding in her ears wasn’t her pulse. Somebody was knocking on the restroom door. A voice from the other side said, “Hurry up in there buddy. I gotta get back on the road.”

​Shaun didn’t bother with a reply, but drove into her with renewed energy, dragging her agonizingly closer to the edge of control. Her body clenched around him in a fruitless effort to cling to the moment—to a semblance of sanity—but he thrust again and sent sanity hurtling out of reach. The pressure tightened, pulsed there for one heartbeat…two…she whimpered in the face of what waited for her, and a big, calloused hand gently covered her mouth to suppress the noise.

​He withdrew and rocked forward again, then froze. His eyes drifted closed, and a groan rumbled from somewhere deep in his chest.

The pounding on the door came again. “What the hell, man?”

“I’m…not…done yet,” he growled, and unleashed a series of quick, jerky thrusts. The sink rattled on its pedestal. Between her legs, the clenching became spasms. Shaun cursed, and then groaned again, a low, long sound vibrating with relief. Hard as she tried to hold it back, her own jagged moan escaped, merging with his, outlasting it, until the high-pitched cry reverberated in the tiny room and slowly subsided.

The voice came again from the other side of the door. “Forget it. I don’t know whether you ought to burn a candle when you’re done, or set fire to the place, but I know I’m not going in. See a doctor, or something.”

Brown eyes opened and stared into hers, and she detected a gleam of humor in their depths. She returned his stare while footsteps retreated across pavement. After a moment, a vehicle door slammed and a big engine rumbled to life. Picturing some disgusted trucker opting for a nice, private outcropping of limestone along the Double A over what he imagined awaited him at the Gas ’n Go had her laughing on her inhale. The result was an inelegant snort.

He grinned down at her. “Admit it, I provide a refreshing break from rose petals and satin sheets.”

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Wine lover, sleep fanatic, and USA Today Bestselling Author of sexy contemporary romance novels, Samanthe Beck lives in Malibu, California, with her long-suffering but extremely adorable husband and their elementary-aged turbo-son. Throw in a furry ninja named Kitty and Bebe the trash talking Chihuahua and you get the whole, chaotic picture.

When not clinging to sanity by her fingernails or dreaming up fun, fan-your-cheeks sexy ways to get her characters to happily-ever-afters, she searches for the perfect cabernet to pair with Ambien.

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Release Blitz, Review & Giveaway: Schooled (Mastered #2.5) by Lorelei James

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Schooled (Mastered #2.5) by Lorelei James
Publication Date: December 2, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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From the author of Bound and Unwound—an all-new novella in the New York Times bestselling Mastered series.

When Amery Hardwick first met martial arts master Ronin Black, she wasn’t ready for the level of his sensual artistry, or his need for extreme control. Nor was she prepared for the primal urges it released in her. Amery and Ronin were made for each other.

When they married they were certain their future would be a fulfilling journey of love and passion. But happily ever after is never so simple. Six months later, while in Japan, Ronin is training with his sensei, while Amery is consumed by her own burgeoning career, and a culture shock with which she is struggling to adapt.

Now, from the heady pleasures of Tokyo bondage houses to the unyielding family traditions pulsing with every beat of Ronin’s heart, Amery and Ronin find the limits of their relationship tested once again, and shocked to discover what they’re willing to do in order to save it.

Includes a preview of Unraveled, the upcoming novel in the Mastered series.

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I absolutely loved this new addition in the Mastered Series. Schooled is a quick read that takes a deeper look into the love Amery and Ronin found in Bound and Unwound. Schooled is set in Japan where Amery and Ronin are spending two and half months on their honeymoon and Ronin is continuing his training while there as well.The time they spend together is passionate and the time they spend apart shows their deep love for each other. I enjoyed Amery’s quick wit and sense of humor. Ronin loves being in control and it was endearing to see him give some of that control to Amery. Another captivating book by Lorelei James. I would recommend that the series be read in order. I highly recommend The Mastered series for erotic romance lovers. It’s a great love story!

*Review copy provided by Berkley/NAL in exchange for an honest review.

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The bumps were jarring when the plane started to accelerate. When it lifted off the runway, so fast, at such a sharp angle, she felt like she was standing up. And for just a moment . . . she felt weightless, as if she’d entered a zero-gravity chamber. Despite the stomach-churning sensation, she turned her head and looked at him with a smile.
He wore a boyish grin. “Pretty cool, huh?”
“How’d you figure it out?”
“I crawled in bed before the plane took off one night and damn near ended up ass over teakettle.
It’s a steeper climb for smaller jets to reach altitude. Now, whenever I’m on this aircraft, I act like a kid who thinks he’s on a rocket ship during takeoff.”
She laughed. “Crazy man-boy. I thought you dragged me to the bedroom because you wanted me to join the mile-high club.”
Ronin rolled her on top of him and kissed her, mouth avid, keeping his hands clamped on her butt.
Between his all-consuming kisses, he spoke against her lips. “Maybe we should take the edge off.” He treated her lips to a few more teasing kisses. “You seem tense.”
“You’re up for a quickie?” She moaned when he nipped the side of her neck and then soothed the sting with hot, slow kisses.
“Who said anything about a quickie? It’s a long flight.”

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Lorelei James is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary erotic western romances set in the modern day Wild West and also contemporary erotic romances. Lorelei’s books have been nominated for and won the Romantic Times Reviewer’s choice Award, as well as the CAPA Award. Lorelei lives in western South Dakota with her family…and a whole closet full of cow girl boots.

Why do I have a particular fondness for all things western? Well, I’m a fourth generation South Dakotan, living in the Black Hills, which is chock-full of interesting characters, including cowboys, Indians, ranchers, and bikers. The geographical diversity of the surrounding area showcases mountains, plains, and badlands. Living in and writing about rural settings gives me a unique perspective, especially since I’m not writing historical westerns. Through my fictional world, I can show the ideals and the cowboy way of life are still very much alive.

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Visit her online at http://www.loreleijames.com, http://www.facebook.com/lorelei-james, and http://www.twitter.com/loreleijames.

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Blitz, Review & Giveaway: Light Her Fire (a Private Pleasures novel) by Samanthe Beck

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Light Her Fire (a Private Pleasures novel) (Entangled Brazen) by Samanthe Beck
Publication Date: October 20, 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance/ Erotica
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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He’ll show this good girl the thrill of being bad…

Good girl Melody Merritt is ready to be bad. Fresh out of an unsatisfying ten-year engagement to the town golden boy, she’s determined to make up for lost time. And who better to burn her sterling reputation to the ground than Bluelick’s sinfully sexy new fire chief whose wicked gaze promises complete and utter domination? Yes, please.

Corrupting the prim and proper Little Miss Bluelick is the most action Josh Bradley’s seen since he transferred from Cincinnati to fast-track his career. He won’t let anything or anyone—not even the delectable Melody Merritt—trap him in this Kentucky-fried Mayberry, but when their searing chemistry yields an unexpected result, he realizes he’s started a blaze that’s completely beyond his control…

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Simply amazing! Beck has once again blown my mind. The passion she creates is scorching hot. Melody is known around town as the good girl, and she has always been okay with that….until her eyes land on Josh, the sexy fire chief. From the moment she sees him she wants to be bad and knows he is the man to make it happen. In a moment of bravery she comes on to Josh and he can’t resist. Melody and Josh are so hot for each other it nearly overheated my kindle. As they continued to burn up the sheets and every other place you can think of they fall in love. I can not get enough of Becks books. She may have out done herself with Light Her Fire. I can’t wait to see what she writes next.

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Excerpt from Light Her Fire By Samanthe Beck

I don’t know about the rest of the men in Bluelick, but you took care of me in half a lap.
She laughed and then looked back at the fire station to see if she could spot him anywhere. Nope. Still grinning, she typed, You dirty pervert. Get your head out of your pants.
He texted back immediately. Wasn’t my head in my pants. It was something a bit more…handy.
The thought of him, watching her and…ahem…handling himself, sent her head straight into her pants. Don’t you have an engine to buff?
The engine is buffed. I buffed it for the better part of 3 minutes, thanks to you prancercizing in that outfit.
Red tank top over a jog bra and red running shorts? This is a perfectly ordinary running outfit.
Her incoming text signal dinged immediately. From the Nike “Cock Tease” collection. I sat here in all kinds of agony watching your tits bounce while you jogged around the square, remembering how it felt to be lodged between them. I’m not even going to tell you what the sight of your ass in those running shorts does to me. It’s begging to be spanked. I counted 5 laps. Youdo the math.
She tripped over her own foot, caught her balance, and looked around again. Still no sign of him, but she felt the heat of his gaze as profoundly as a touch. Her skin tingled. Her system hummed. She fought off a naughty urge to run five more laps. Not that she could. This time she’d know he was watching—which brought a whole new meaning to the term “runner’s high.”
The firehouse stood to her right, in all its historic redbrick glory. She boldly faced the building, put her hand on her hip, and sent the structure a defiant stare. When that didn’t produce any response, she typed, I feel so objectified. Is that all you see when you look at me? Tits and ass? Fine with her. High time someone did.
He sent a new picture over—of her staring at the firehouse. I notice every goddamn thing. Look at your long, toned legs. I might actually get bruised when they’re wrapped around my waist and you’re losing control. I’m also thinking, just for once, you be the firefighter and I’ll bethe citizen in distress.
It took a lot not to laugh out loud, but she didn’t want to stand there laughing to herself in the town square like a crazy lady. Keeping her eyes on the screen, she typed, Is this before or after the spanking?
My shift ends at midnight. I’ll be on your doorstep at 12:05 and then you’ll find out.

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Wine lover, sleep fanatic, and USA Today Bestselling Author of sexy contemporary romance novels, Samanthe Beck lives in Malibu, California, with her long-suffering but extremely adorable husband and their elementary-aged turbo-son. Throw in a furry ninja named Kitty and Bebe the trash talking Chihuahua and you get the whole, chaotic picture.

When not clinging to sanity by her fingernails or dreaming up fun, fan-your-cheeks sexy ways to get her characters to happily-ever-afters, she searches for the perfect cabernet to pair with Ambien.

Connect:
Site: http://www.samanthebeck.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SamantheBeckWriter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SamantheBeck1
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6943520.Samanthe_Beck

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SPOTLIGHT, Review & Giveaway: He’s So Fine (A Lucky Harbor novel) by Jill Shalvis

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He’s So Fine (A Lucky Harbor novel) by Jill Shalvis
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It’s the place where folks are friendly to strangers-and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone . . . until she sees a man drowning. Suddenly she’s rushing into the surf, getting up close and personal with the hottest guy she’s ever laid hands on.

Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to “save” him. In fact, he’d like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia. He’s just not expecting that real trouble is about to come her way. Will it bring her deeper into Cole’s heart, or will it be the end of Olivia’s days in little Lucky Harbor?

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I love everything Jill Shalvis writes, and this one might be my new favorite! Jill Shalvis writes sexy, funny and addicting romance. Cole had his heart broken years ago, and is perfectly happy being a bachelor. Working with his two best friends, life couldn’t get much better. Olivia was falling in love with Lucky Harbor. Her favorite part has to be watching Cole working at Lucky Harbor Charters. She moved to Lucky Harbor to forget about her previous life as a child star. She has even changed her name hoping the public would forget who she was. The more Olivia gets to know people in town, the more her past haunts her. She doesn’t want anyone to discover her previous life. Cole values trust and honesty above all else. Once he finds out who she really is could it be too late? He’s So Fine is a fun and steamy romance with great characters. I highly recommend this book and this series.

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“Dry off,” Cole said, and stepped back from Olivia.

She nodded but didn’t move.

“Olivia?” he asked.

Her face was a mask of misery. “M­m­my arms won’t w­w­work.”

Shit. He quickly and gently pushed her back down to the bench, sat at her side, and began to pile blankets over the top of them both.

“W­what are you d­doing?”

“Sharing my body heat,” he said.

“I c­c­can’t feel any h­h­heat.”

“You will.” Beneath the blankets, he reached for the towel she still had wrapped around her. “Don’t freak,” he warned. “I’m just going to remove the wet towel and pull you into me.”

She opened her mouth, but using her sluggishness to his benefit, Cole quicklystripped the towel away from her, wrapping his arms around her, pulling her into him as two things happened simultaneously. One, she squeaked. Probably trying to formulate her next threat.

And two—holy shit—he realized she was completely, totally, one hundred percent naked beneath the layer of blankets.

And pissed. “Y­y­your pants!” she gasped. “Th­th­they’re c­c­cold!”

“Sorry, but I’m trying to do the right thing here,” he said through clenched teeth. Jesus. He couldn’t see a thing below her neck, but he could sure as hell feel her. His hands were on her hip and low on her back, respectively, not touching anything he shouldn’t be, but damn she was soft, and at the feel of her, his brain clicked off. Just completely flatlined.

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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REVIEW: Getting Dirty: Sapphire Falls book three by Erin Nicholas

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Getting Dirty: Sapphire Falls book three by Erin Nicholas
Publication Date: August 19, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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Travis Bennett is exactly the kind of guy Lauren Davis has been avoiding for the past nine years. Religiously. Stubbornly. Successfully. She knows too well how easy it is to let lust ruin perfectly laid plans. And a small town farmer with no ambitions beyond the borders of his own cornfield is not going to change her mind. She’s got important stuff to do. Her company is literally working to stop world hunger. Her plans are much bigger than Sapphire Falls. No matter how hot those farmers might be.

The problem is—Lauren is falling in love. With Sapphire Falls. To kick her sudden desire to buy a welcome mat and start baking pies, she asks Travis to help her get over her crush. She wants him to show her what life in the small town is really like behind all the sweetness and sunshine and remind her that there’s no place for French manicures and Gucci heels on the farm.

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Getting Dirty is sexy and funny. Lauren wants to hate Sapphire Falls. It’s a small town that reminds her of a time she was willing to give up all of her dreams for the proverbial white picket fence and 2.5 kids. Travis Bennett loves everything about Sapphire Falls. The sense of community, friends he has had since he was a kid, and his farm is everything he wants and needs. Lauren thinks Travis is the perfect person to show her everything about the town. She thinks the more she knows about small town Sapphire Falls, the more she will hate the life, and be in a hurry to get back to her ‘normal’ life. Instead the longer she is there the more she becomes unsure if she will ever be able to leave. The chemistry between Lauren and Travis nearly set my kindle on fire. I love the entire Sapphire Falls series. They can each be read as a stand alone, but I recommend them all. This may be my favorite book in the series so far!

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Erin Nicholas is the author of sexy contemporary romances for Samhain publishing. Her stories have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy and fun. She loves to write about reluctant heroes, flawed heroines, sex with food and happily ever afters. She does not like to write dark moments, synopses or bios.

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY – Reviews and Giveaways

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There have been so many great releases the past few weeks I put together a list of the review posts and the open giveaways. Several of the giveaways will be announced by 5PM Central today (9/5). Check them out and make sure you’ve entered all the giveaways! I’ll be posting favorite quotes on Facebook today with some eye candy:) /Cori

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BLOG TOUR: Review, Interview & Giveaway: Night Unbound (Immortal Guardians #5) by Dianne Duvall http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1xe
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Donna
Rated: 5 Stars
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Spotlight, Review & Giveaway: The Highlander Next Door (Spellbound Falls #6) by Janet Chapman http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1xp
Publication Date: August 26, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Donna
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Rated: 4 Stars
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Review: It’s in His Kiss (A Lucky Harbor novel, #10) by Jill Shalvis http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1xV
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars
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SPOTLIGHT, Review & Giveaway: CLAUDINE by Barbara Palmer http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1xM
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
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Review: Playing With Fire by Cynthia Eden http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1y6
Publication Date: August 26, 2014
Reviewed By: Reading In Pajamas/ Donna
Rated: 3.5 Stars
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Review: Under His Protection (Red Stone Security Series, Book 9) by Katie Reus http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1z4
Publication Date: September 1, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Donna
Rated: 4.5 Stars
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Review & Giveaway: Linger by Lauren Jameson http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1zC
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
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Rated: 3.5 Stars
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SPOTLIGHT, Review & Giveaway: Love Bites by Angela Knight http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1yU
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SPOTLIGHT, Review & Giveaway: In His Sights: A Sugarland Blue Novel, Book 3 by Jo Davis http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1zs
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Spotlight & Review: Dark Blood (Carpathian Novel, Book 26) by Christine Feehan http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1zf
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
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Rated: 4.5 Stars
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Spotlight, Review & Giveaway: Wanted: Wild Thing by Jessica Sims http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1yA
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Rated: 4 Stars
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Review: Irresistible Force (A K-9 Rescue Novel) by D. D. Ayres http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1xy
Publication Date: August 26, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Donna
Rated: 3.5 Stars
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Review & Giveaway: Linger by Lauren Jameson

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Linger by Lauren Jameson
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 3.5 Stars

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From the author of Breathe and Blush comes a blisteringly hot new novel about baring it all….

On her last night in Nevada before embarking on a yearlong veterinary internship, Scarlett Malone is celebrating–and looking for one night of incredible pleasure. But the man who draws her eye is not her usual type: He’s a cowboy whose alpha-male tendencies tempt her beyond belief. Scarlett can’t understand why she wants this man and no one else, but she’s determined to entice him to submit….

Dr. Logan Brody lives an isolated life in rural Montana, running a ranch and suppressing his submissive tendencies. Only on his occasional trips does he give into his hidden urges. He can’t deny his scorching attraction to Scarlett or that she makes him want more, but he never lets anyone break him down fully. He’s hers for one night and one night only.

But when Scarlett shows up at Logan’s door as his intern for the year, he realizes that the walls around his heart are about to crumble–and that this sexy dominant woman has no intention of letting him keep control….

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Linger is a hot and sexy twist on BDSM. Scarlett is giving up her life in Vegas to move to rural Montana for a veterinarian internship and before she leaves she wants one last night as Mistress S at the club. Logan is in Vegas for one night to escape his mind. Normally his farm keeps him busy enough, but sometimes he needs more. Logan is an alpha man that wants a dominatrix to take control of his body and his mind. He doesn’t want to think. From the moment Scarlett and Logan see each other the passion ignites. Their time together at the club is blazing hot, and she never wanted to change her plans and stay as much as she did after that night. When Scarlett shows up at the farm in Montana, she is shocked to find Logan to be the owner. Can Logan be the sub she desires? Will Scarlett be a strong enough Mistress for Logan? I prefer male doms, but I think the author did a great job telling this story.

*Review copy provided by Berkley/NAL in exchange for an honest review.

Note: Donna tried this book first and was unable to finish it because of the PTSD issues in it. Here’s her thoughts.
As the wife and mother of PTSD sufferers, I cannot in good conscience finish this story. The author writes very well and I found the surface story intriguing but feel that PTSD needs professional medical help, not broken down and rebuilt by a Dom.

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Lauren Jameson Lauren Hawkeye/ Lauren Jameson never imagined that she’d wind up telling stories for a living… though when she looks back, it’s easy to see that she’s the only one who is surprised. Always “the kid who read all the time”, Lauren made up stories about her favorite characters once she’d finished a book… and once spent an entire year narrating her own life internally. No, really. But where she was just plain odd before publication, now she can at least claim to have an artistic temperament.

Lauren lives in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada with her husband, toddler, pit bull and idiot cat, though they do not live in an igloo, nor do they drive a dogsled. In her nonexistent spare time Lauren can be found knitting (her husband claims that her snobby yarn collection is exorbitant), reading anything she can get her hands on, or sweating her way through spin class. She loves to hear from her readers!

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Review: It’s in His Kiss (A Lucky Harbor novel, #10) by Jill Shalvis

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It’s in His Kiss (A Lucky Harbor novel, #10) by Jill Shalvis
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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ONE KISS CAN LAST FOREVER

Becca Thorpe has uprooted her life and escaped to the beach. Now’s her chance to get away from city living, throw caution to the ocean winds, and live in the moment. Especially if the moment includes the deliciously sexy surfer she meets shortly after arriving in Lucky Harbor. Something about the dark intensity of Sam’s eyes and the thrill she gets at his touch convinces her to stay awhile.

Boatbuilder and investment genius Sam Brody is a self-made man who knows how dangerous it can be to mix business and pleasure. But he can’t resist offering Becca a job just to hear her laugh and have her near. Yet when her brother comes to town asking for help, will he tempt her back to her glamorous life in the city? Or do Sam and little Lucky Harbor have a chance to win Becca’s heart?

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Another amazing Jill Shalvis book! It’s in His Kiss is funny and addicting in true Shalvis form. Sam is the quite, hard working one of the trio at Lucky Harbor Charters and prefers his solitude. Becca didn’t know what to make of this quaint little town called Lucky Harbor, but everyday she grew she spent there she grew to like it more. Sexy surfer guy, aka Sam, definitely added to it’s appeal. Their attraction was undeniable from the start, but he is her boss, and she needs a job more than she needs another man in her life creating complications. It’s not long before they can’t keep their hand off of each other, but can wanting something be enough? I really enjoyed their story and highly recommend this book and this series for romance lovers. Steamy romance stories with great characters.

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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Website – http://www.JillShalvis.com
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✦Lucky Harbor Series by Jill Shalvis – Reading Order✦
✦Book 1 ~ Simply Irresistible (October 1, 2010) http://amzn.to/15Am1ZJ
✦Book 2 ~ The Sweetest Thing (April 1, 2011) http://amzn.to/14272te
✦Book 3 ~ Head Over Heels (November 22, 2011) http://amzn.to/17lHlCG
✦Book 4 ~ Lucky In Love (May 22, 2012) http://amzn.to/17lMZXj
✦Book 5 ~ At Last (June 26, 2012) http://amzn.to/17lMZXj
✦Book 6 ~ Forever and a Day (July 31, 2012) http://amzn.to/15myUCs
✦Novella ~ Under The Mistletoe (December 4, 2012) http://amzn.to/1dtKsh4
✦Book 7 ~ It Had To Be You (May 28, 2013) http://amzn.to/15iOwhh
✦Book 8 ~ Always On My Mind (September 24, 2013) http://amzn.to/17lzPtk
✦Book 9 ~ Once in a Lifetime (February 18, 2014) http://georiot.co/2skT
✦Book 10 ~ It’s In His Kiss (August 26, 2014) http://geni.us/2sfy
✦Book 11 ~ He’s So Fine (September 30, 2014)
✦Book 12 ~ One In A Million (October 14, 2014)
✦Novella ~ Merry Christmas, Baby (December 2, 2014)

Review: Hillbilly Rockstar: A Blacktop Cowboys Novel by Lorelei James

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Hillbilly Rockstar: A Blacktop Cowboys Novel, Book 6 by Lorelei James
Publication Date: August 5, 2014
Reviewed By: Reading In Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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She’s protecting his body and guarding her heart….

Country music star Devin McClain understands there’s a downside to life in the public eye, but the laidback Wyoming cowboy has never imagined he’d attract crazed fans who would do anything to garner his attention. When veiled threats become real, he agrees to hire a discreet security detail. But Devin is shocked when that bodyguard is a hard-bodied woman. He’s even more stunned to be attracted to the steely-eyed stunner.

Former soldier Liberty Masterson’s return to civilian life has been fraught with challenges until she lands a job with a prestigious security firm. But when she agrees to provide personal protection during a cross-country tour, she doesn’t realize she has signed up to masquerade as the playboy star’s girlfriend. Though she’s more comfortable in combat boots than high heels, she has no choice but to appear to be the sexy groupie Devin prefers.

Living in close quarters causes the chemistry between them to ignite, and Devin realizes he wants to turn their charade of a romance into reality. Although Liberty surrenders to his every whim behind closed doors, she fears the sexy country star doesn’t see the real her; and Devin can’t help but worry when the tour ends that there might not be enough between them to build something that won’t fade away….

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Hillbilly Rockstar is absolutely amazing! This might be my favorite in Lorelei James’s Blacktop Cowboys series! Hot, exciting and sexy! Devin is a hot country music star. A star that seems to have some random threats aimed at him. When his record label insists on a bodyguard there was no way he could have predicted a lady would be assigned and his ego had a hard time accepting it. Instant attraction and sizzling chemistry makes it hard to fight the attraction and once Liberty finally gives in to Devin they could not keep their clothes on and their hands off of each other. Liberty knew there was no way their relationship would ever be more than the time they had together on the tour, but she was going to enjoy every second. Nothing had ever felt as right and as real, but will their careers tear them apart? I highly recommend this new addition to Lorelei James’s Blacktop Cowboys series. Each book can be read as a standalone, but I recommend starting at the beginning. They’re all great!

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Lorelei James is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of contemporary erotic western romances set in the modern day Wild West and also contemporary erotic romances. Lorelei’s books have been nominated for and won the Romantic Times Reviewer’s choice Award, as well as the CAPA Award. Lorelei lives in western South Dakota with her family…and a whole closet full of cow girl boots.

Why do I have a particular fondness for all things western? Well, I’m a fourth generation South Dakotan, living in the Black Hills, which is chock-full of interesting characters, including cowboys, Indians, ranchers, and bikers. The geographical diversity of the surrounding area showcases mountains, plains, and badlands. Living in and writing about rural settings gives me a unique perspective, especially since I’m not writing historical westerns. Through my fictional world, I can show the ideals and the cowboy way of life are still very much alive.

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