Lustful Literature

Lustful Literature -

Secrets of Spring by Julie Solano & Tracy Justice Cover Reveal







Title: Secrets of Spring


Series: Seasons of Jefferson Trilogy #3


Authors: Julie Solano & Tracy Justice
JT Authors
Genre: Young Adult
Release Date: March 26, 2018




They’re all I’ve ever known.  Since the night I witnessed the unthinkable, I’ve been forced to live with a hidden identity.  For our safety, we were tucked away in a rural mountain community in Northern California.  For me, the tradeoff was bitter.  Friendships were torn apart.  One young playmate would never be seen again and the other would become a forbidden acquaintance.
As the years passed, our new lives were rebuilt from the ashes of destruction we’d left behind.  For most of my adolescence, my only safe outlets were school and sports.  I became a scholar student and an all-around athlete who surrounded myself only with a tiny circle of my most trusted friends.  Friends that would make living in Jefferson County adventurous, exciting, and unforgettable.

As time passed, my attention shifted beyond my small circle.  My guard dropped, and the All-American star baseball player, Ty Connelly, became my new focus.  He caught my eye and made me forget who I used to be. I became careless, defying the rules set in place for my family’s safety.  To me, he was worth the risk.  He was the one person who had the power to turn my nightmares into dreams.  Dreams of a future where living was possible again and secrets could be forgotten.  Or could they?  
Find out in the exciting conclusion of the Seasons of Jefferson trilogy, Secrets of Spring.








Pre-order Links
$1.99 for a limited time







Also Available


99c for a limited time
Free in Kindle Unlimited






99c for a limited time
Free in Kindle Unlimited





Author Bios
Julie Solano has lived in far Northern California, nearly her entire life.  She graduated from CSU, Chico, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Child Development.  She later went on to Simpson University where she obtained her multiple subject teaching credential.  Julie enjoys life in the “State of Jefferson,” where she lives with her husband and two children.  As a family, they spend their time tromping around the Marble Mountains and Russian Wilderness.  They also take pleasure in rafting, skiing, snowmobiling, off-roading, campfires, and living it up in the great outdoors.  When she’s not with her family, Julie spends her days teaching next door to her co-author, fellow prankster, and partner in crime, Tracy.  The most recent of their crazy adventures was to take on the challenge of writing this series of novels about what life is like in their neck of the woods. 


Born and raised in Northern California, Tracy Justice is a wife, mother, and full-time teacher.  She graduated from CSU, Chico, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts.  One of her fondest memories growing up was herding cattle in the Marble Mountains with her family.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, riding horses, running, hiking, swimming, and of course reading.  After some
encouragement from Julie, she decided to add “Co-author” to her ever-growing bucket list.  She never knew how much fun it would be to
write a book with her best friend. She hopes you enjoy reading their third book in the “Seasons of Jefferson Series” as much as she enjoyed writing it with Julie.


Darkest Night by Tara Thomas Blog Tour



In this first novel in the explosive, brand-new romantic suspense Sons of Broad series from Tara Thomas comes a novel of deadly secrets and hidden danger. In the sultry streets of Charleston, one family, ruled by its powerful, take-no-prisoners sons, has risen to the top. But a merciless enemy is out to destroy them…and everyone they hold close…

Tilly Brock has learned—the hard way—how to take care of herself. Once a pillar of Charleston society, her family lost everything in the wake of a shocking scandal. And then Tilly lost the only boy she ever loved.

Keaton Benedict is Charleston’s most notorious bachelor. But in spite of all his advantages—the money, the women, the family name—he longs for more: the heart of the young woman he still can’t forget.

When Keaton re-enters Tilly’s life, after all these years, she is torn between feelings of doubt and desire. Can they put the past behind them and learn to love again? Tilly is willing to try. But Keaton is afraid that a vengeful enemy is watching—and waiting to destroy them. Can the rekindled flame of their love defeat the deadliest rival and light their way forward in the darkest night?






Amazon | B&N | iBooks




Two scantily clad women strutted out onto the stage.

Keaton was too far away to see details. All he could make out were tiny bikini tops and even tinier thongs. Blondes. And pretty enough to make any red-blooded man fantasize about ripping the scraps of fabric off them. A movement to the side of the stage caught his eye. A server. He only saw her profile, but there was something about her.

He slid off the barstool to get a closer look.

“Hey, man,” Michael called after him. “Where are you going?”

Keaton didn’t reply.

“Where’s Benedict going?” he heard someone ask. “He’s interested in a dancer? Here?” someone else asked.

Keaton shook his head; it wasn’t a dancer that captured his attention. He wasn’t a stranger to the numerous clubs around the city that catered to wealthy men and their carnal needs. However, he’d never singled out any particular woman while at one. After all, he’d al- ways said, one half-naked woman was just as good as another. As made evident by the number of times his picture was in the society pages, but never with the same woman twice.

And yet, here he was, eyes fixed on the petite waitress at the side of the stage, currently trying to blend into the background and not take away from the duo on the stage. It was a horrible failure. He wasn’t sure why the management even felt the need to put anyone onstage with her working here. How could anyone look at those two with her in the room?

She moved with a grace that made the two blondes look like ducks swimming alongside a swan. She stretched out her hand to pass a glass to a man sitting on the far inside of a booth. Everyone in her vicinity turned to watch her lithe body.

“Drooling over a topless dancer?” Michael asked, coming up behind him. “I have to say, I’m a bit surprised. They look a bit rough.”

“Not a dancer,” Keaton let slip before he could stop himself.

Michael moved to stand beside him and followed his line of sight. His low whistle signaled he saw the woman in question. “Hot damn. Wait until a certain blonde hears about this. I’m sure Miss Elise Germain will love the fact that her intended is drooling over a half-naked barmaid.”

“Shut the fuck up.” Keaton didn’t shift his attention from the goddess taking drink orders. “I’m not engaged.” “Please,” Michael’s voice dripped with sarcasm. “You two have been promised to each since you were what? Fifteen?”

Keaton mumbled a curse under his breath, but right now, he couldn’t focus on anything other than the serving siren. It sounded so crazy, he couldn’t even verbalize it, but he thought he knew her from somewhere. Some- thing about the way she moved called to him. Pulled him forward for a better look.

He took another step toward her.

She was magnificent. And the way she moved continued to captivate the audience near her. Keaton’s eyes traveled over her body, taking in as many details as possible: her light brown skin, the curve of her hips, and the slope of her breasts covered by a tight cropped shirt. He knew they would be oh-so-soft to touch. His eyes drifted higher at the same time she turned her head his way and he froze.


He couldn’t breathe. It couldn’t be.

What was she doing in Charleston? The last he’d heard, her family had moved to Texas. Granted, they’d both been fourteen at the time, but he’d never forgot- ten the day he’d got home from school, walked into the eerily quiet kitchen, and discovered his life had changed forever.

Tilly always came over to his house after school to help him with his homework. Usually her mother would come over with her and gossip with his mom. But there was nothing that day. He’d looked out the back door to get a peek of their house and gasped. There were men all over the yard, carrying furniture.

He’d run back inside and up the stairs to his mother’s room and, with a stomach filled with dread, asked where Mama Ann and Tilly were. His mother arched a perfectly shaped eyebrow. She didn’t like that her children called their neighbor Mama Ann, but every- one called her that. It was just her personality. She was so kind and loving, the name came naturally.

“They’re moving to Texas,” she said, and his world shifted out of focus.

“Why?” he managed to croak out. Texas was so far away. It made no sense why they would move away from their family like that and so suddenly.

 “It’s been discovered that Mr. Brock has been embezzling money from your father.”

“What?” He couldn’t believe it. Not Tilly’s dad. He was stealing from them? Something didn’t sound right. His mother gave him a sad smile. “I’m afraid he was caught red-handed. The Brock family’s basically ruined now. Best they move and try to start over.”

His parents had always joked that he and Tilly would get married one day. Everyone talked about it and he didn’t even care because Tilly was smart and pretty. The week before, he’d kissed her for the first time. Her lips had been soft and sweet, and he’d looked forward to kissing them over and over. How could he kiss her if she were in Texas?

“Your father’s going to promote Howard Germain.

Isn’t his daughter in your class, too?”

Elise. Tilly’s best friend. Or was. He felt sick. He mumbled a half-intelligible answer to his mom and ran down the stairs to the living room. He had to call Tilly. Had to talk to her, even if it was only to say good-bye. But their phone had already been disconnected and when he went to their house, the men moving all the furniture told him they’d already left.

Tilly Brock put on her best plastic smile and muttered a soft, “Excuse me, please,” to the man blocking her path to her customer. She recognized the move for what it was: an attempt to make her reach across him. Two more months. Two more months. She grit her teeth and made sure the men saw just enough of her cleavage as she handed the drink to the waiting customer.

“Thank you, darling,” he said, eyes firmly planted on her chest, never once looking her in the eyes. “Why ain’t someone as pretty as you up onstage?”

Like she didn’t hear that ten times a night. Her mother might not roll over in her grave at the thought of her daughter serving drinks at a gentlemen’s club, but Tilly knew she’d come back from the dead for the sole purpose of telling her how disappointed she was if she even thought about dancing topless.

“Two left feet,” she told the guy instead.

“Trust me.” His laugh gave her chills. “It ain’t your feet we’re interested in.”

Two more months. I can do two more months.

Onstage, the dance was almost over. One of the blond twins glared at her and in doing so, tripped and almost fell. Several men booed. The other twin shot her a look that told Tilly they were blaming everything on her. Oh well, what else was new. It wasn’t a day that ended in “y” if she didn’t piss off the Wonder Twins.

She gathered several empty glasses and nodded as a few drink orders were given. Her tray was heavy, but she thought she could make it back to the bar. She turned that way and suddenly felt someone’s eyes drilling holes into her from the back of the room. Out of habit, she lifted her head to try and find who was watching her so intensely.

She scanned the crowd, but no one looked out of place. Then she saw him, standing slightly off to the side, watching her with an easy confidence, but with a tilt of his head that somehow seemed familiar. He recognized her at the same instant she recognized him.

Keaton Benedict.

Her tray and glasses fell to the floor.


Copyright © 2018 by Tara Thomas and reprinted by permission of St. Martin’s Press.






Tara Thomas’s love of books and writing started as a child and though she wanted to be an author, she decided a degree in science was more practical. After fifteen years in the pharmaceutical industry, she returned to her first love and hasn’t looked back since.

She writes erotic romance as Tara Sue Me. Her Submissive Series novels have been on both the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists. Her novel The Master earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was awarded Best Romance of 2016 from Best Book Awards.




At The Stroke Of Midnight by Tara Sivec Blog Tour & Review



by Tara Sivec

SMP Swerve

Publication Date: February 27, 2018

ISBN: 9781250137203 Price: $3.99



Meet the Naughty Princess Club: a brand new series from USA Today bestselling author Tara Sivec that introduces readers to Fairytale Lane and the hilarity—and romance—that ensue when three women start a new business to make it rain.


Once upon a time Cynthia was the perfect housewife. Between being the President of the PTA and keeping her home spotless without a hair (or her pearls) out of place, her life was a dream come true. Her husband was once her knight in shining armor, but now he’s run off with all their money…and the babysitter.


Dressed as a princess at the annual Halloween block party on Fairytale Lane, she meets two other “princesses” also facing money troubles: antique store owner Ariel and librarian Isabelle. When the women are invited to wear their costumes to a party where they’re mistaken for strippers, Cindy, Ariel, and Belle realize that a career change could be the best way to make their money problems go bippity-boppity-boo.


But can structured Cindy approach a stripper pole without sanitizing wipes? And could the blue-eyed anti-prince that has been crossing her path become Cindy’s happily ever after? At the Stroke of Midnight is a hilarious, empowering story where princesses can save themselves while slaying in stilettos.





Buy Links


Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play





Let me start off by saying I was super excited to be able to review this book. I love this author’s writing and have read every single book she has written.  This is book one of her new contemporary romance Naughty Princess Club Series and it was amazing.


This book started off great and had me hooked. I loved almost everything about this book. The main character was hysterical and the chemistry between both Cynthia and P.J. was fantastic. The secondary characters were perfect. I loved all the one liners that came out of Ariel’s mouth and Isabelle adds that extra layer to make it all just work perfectly.


The plot was fresh and even though it was a spin of a well-known fairy tale it was unique and a fun read.  This book had me laughing out loud several times but, I will say a few times my heart ached for Cynthia and I wanted to throat punch her ex-husband and family a bunch of times.


The writing was fantastic, the book flowed perfectly and I never felt like I needed to skim through it. It held my attention from beginning to end and that is something that has not been happening lately.  The author’s humor is unique and witty and will keep you smiling from cover to cover.


“Oh my God this is so much fun! IT’s like having my very own wind-up, talking hussy doll.”


This is the first installment of author Tara Sivec’s new series and I am looking forward to reading the next one.  If you are looking for a fun read that will have you laughing out loud the majority of the time then this is a book you must read.





Author Bios


Tara Sivec is a USA Today best-selling author, wife, mother, chauffeur, maid, short-order cook, baby-sitter, and sarcasm expert. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two children and looks forward to the day when they all three of them become adults and move out.


After working in the brokerage business for fourteen years, Tara decided to pick up a pen and write instead of shoving it in her eye out of boredom. Her novel Seduction and Snacks won first place in the Indie Romance Convention Reader’s Choice Awards 2013 for Best Indie First Book and she was voted as Best Author in the Indie Romance Convention Reader’s Choice Awards for 2014.


In her spare time, Tara loves to dream about all of the baking she’ll do and naps she’ll take when she ever gets spare time.


Authors Links









Family Is Forever by S.C. Stephens Blog Tour & Review




We are thrilled to be bringing you FAMILY IS FOREVER, the conclusion to S.C. Stephens’s Conversion series. Lovers of paranormal romance won’t want to miss this one–be sure to grab your copy today!




Julian Adams would give anything to rewind the last few months. His sister has been forever altered, a man he distrusts is now a permanent part of his family, and the woman of his dreams no longer remembers him. The only thing left for Julian to do is start over.

Nika Adams is finally content with her life. She’s forever bound to her soulmate, and helping him with a project that has given him purpose. But just when it seems peace is on the horizon, an unintended consequence of Hunter’s work arises, and everyone must pull together to find a way to keep the family safe … forever.

Add FAMILY IS FOREVER to your Goodreads shelf here!



Grab your copy of FAMILY IS FOREVER today!


Amazon / iBooks / B&N / Kobo





Read an excerpt from FAMILY IS FOREVER now!


Arianna had relaxed quite a bit during our conversation. Her demeanor was casual as she played with the strap of her shoe. Her laugh came naturally. It was easy to pretend that we were still together as we sat there talking. Our arms were even touching. It sent a jolt of electricity down my spine to feel my skin against hers again. It felt like we were finally shifting, finally moving in the right direction. It was everything I’d hoped tonight would be.
After a brief pause in talking about our summer plans, Arianna pursed her lips and said, “Why have we never been friends before now? We’re in the same grade, and we must have had classes together before…but I don’t recall ever seeing you before a couple of months ago.”
I sighed, not sure how to answer that. “I don’t know… We must have just kept missing each other. But I’m so glad that’s not the case anymore. You…there’s just something about you. You’re kind, warm, accepting. You see past people’s faults, to the person they are underneath. You’re patient, forgiving, and open to things that are a little…different. But you don’t take crap from anyone either, and you stand up for what you believe in. You’re just…amazing.”
Her expression was blank. “You saw all that, sitting across the room from me?”
I peeked up at her with a small smile that I couldn’t hide. “I see you, Arianna. I see the real you.” Straightening, I met her eye and held her gaze. “And I really like what I see.”
Arianna held her breath as we stared at each other. Her heart rate spiked, and I momentarily felt bad that I could hear it. She’d probably be embarrassed if she knew I could. But then her eyes drifted to my lips, and I really didn’t care that I had a slight advantage. All I cared about was whether she wanted me to kiss her right now. Was she ready to see me as more?
I leaned in, tentative and unsure. Maybe I was misinterpreting this. Maybe, because I wanted it so badly, I was seeing something that wasn’t there. My heart was thumping in my chest so loudly, Nika probably thought I was doing something much more strenuous than just sitting on a bed, staring at Arianna, and waiting for our second first kiss to happen.






AND IT’S HERE!!!!!!!   Everyone is back in this story but this is Nika and Julian Story and it’s a ride!!  It had everything I was hoping for except the one thing I always need and that is epilogue.  I mean I keep looking for it but it’s not there and I am hopeful that means maybe another book?!  Maybe it means I want too much and I can’t let go of this family ever.   I also want to type a million spoilers but those of you that have been with the family you are in it to win it at this point and you don’t want that!!    Just know this book does not disappoint, there is laughter, there is drama, and there are those moments my stomach was like just read ahead, go ahead but in the end I hope everyone gives this series a try and loves it as much as I do!!




Don’t miss the other books in the Conversion series!





Conversion / Bloodlines / ‘Til Death / The Next Generation / The Beast Within / Family is Forever





S.C. Stephens is a bestselling author who enjoys spending every free moment she has creating stories that are packed with emotion and heavy on romance.

Her debut novel, Thoughtless, an angst-filled love triangle charged with insurmountable passion and the unforgettable Kellan Kyle, took the literary world by storm. Amazed and surprised by the response to the release of Thoughtless in 2009, more stories were quick to follow. Stephens has been writing nonstop ever since.

In addition to writing, Stephens enjoys spending lazy afternoons in the sun reading fabulous novels, loading up her iPod with writer’s block reducing music, heading out the movies and spending quality time with her friends and family. She currently resides in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her two equally beautiful children.


Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Goodreads

Secret Lucidity by E.K. Blair Release Day Blitz


Title: Secret Lucidity
Author: E.K. Blair
Genre: Student/Teacher Forbidden Romance
Release Date: February 26, 2018
This wasn’t supposed to happen.
But it did.
This wasn’t supposed to be my life.
But it was.
I was just a typical girl, living a typical life. Nothing was out of the ordinary until tragedy threw me into a turnstile I couldn’t see my way out of. That was, until him.
I never could’ve imagined my heart falling the way it did. Hard, fast, and with unbounding beauty.
The only problem?
He was off limits.
But he became my everything, and I became his, so we risked it all. It was only a matter of time until I realized that our risk came with unimaginable consequences.
My name is Camellia Hale and his is David Andrews, and this is our love story.


Purchase Links
Teaser Video





I know so might find this story taboo and I might be a little naive but I for one fell in love with Cam and David.


In just a second in time Cam’s life is changed and everything she thought was her perfect no longer exists.   This story deals with real topics such as self harm, depression, alcohol abuse and child neglect.  There were times that my heart broke and I wanted to reach into this book and take Cam and hug her.


Cams character is one that will stay with me forever.  She’s 17 years old but so mature, damaged and confused.  She knows that after the accident she no longer sees life the way she once did.  She’s no longer like her friends or the rest of the kids her age.  She is also strong, confused and trying to find a place for herself in her new world.  David comes into her life in at time she needs no judgement just guidance.  It is through this time together that the two develop a love that is taboo.  I loved how David saw so much more to Cam than others couldn’t.  He was able to reach her and bring out of the darkness when no one else understood or cared.


This was a story that although the subject matter was hard and the relationship between Cam and David taboo, I couldn’t stop thinking this is so right.  I tried to fight that feeling but the more I got to know these characters and their story the more I saw a true and honest love.  My heart broke for Cam, she went through so much in this book but I also appreciated how the author deals with the emotional and traumatic damage.  The author weaved together a perfect story of healing, love and forgiveness. I really enjoyed this story and highly recommended it.




Author Bio
New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling author, E.K.
Blair, takes her readers on an emotional roller coaster with her books. Blair tends to drift towards love stories that are deeply layered with emotional angst. Give her a character and she will dig into their core to find what lies beneath.

Aside from writing, E.K. Blair finds pleasure in music, drinking her Starbucks in peace and spending time with her friends and family. She’s a thinker, an artist, a wife, a mom, and everything in between.


Author Links

Bentley by Melanie Moreland Blog Tour & Review


The leader of the group. He is uptight, formal and cold. Rigid and set in his ways, always following the same path. Until the day, he stumbles upon her.


She brings with her spontaneity and light. The world she lives in is so different than his, yet he cannot control the draw he feels to her. Nor can he explain the way she makes him feel.
Happy. Protective. Loved.










Buy Now!


Apple, Kobo & Nook :



I am a huge sucker when it comes to a sexy hot man in a suit so when I saw this was not only one hot guy but the first of three hot sexy guys, I knew I had to check this one out.   Add in the fact I love finding new authors to read and have heard great things about Melanie Moreland so was excited to check this one out.


Bentley and Emmy come from two very different worlds.  Bentley is very proper, brought up with money where Emmy has had to work hard just to scrape by.  Their paths cross by coincidence and from the moment they meet, the connection is instant.  Bentley is normally the rigid, very serious business man but when he is spending time with Emmy, she seems to bring out a different side of him, but can these two people who are very different make it work.


I really enjoyed the premise of the book and must say it pulled me in right away.  I fell in love with Bentley and his two best friends.  I loved the bond these three shared and looking forward to getting both Aiden and Maddox’s stories.  I loved Bentley, he was very formal and your typical rich businessman but with Emmy we got to see a different side of him and I loved him more as we got to see more of the real Bentley.


I liked Emmy’s character and I liked how different she was from Bentley but I really struggled to connect with her character and at times her connection with Bentley.    I can’t really point to what exactly it was about her that I didn’t like found there were times that her character bugged me.  I felt the chemistry she had with Bentley but I did struggle feeling the emotion she shared with him.


Overall this was a good sweet read that added some drama and angst towards the end.  I enjoyed the authors writing style and love these three main male characters she has created for this series.  Although  I know I am probably in the minority but I found the ending of the book being a bit over the top for my liking but still an enjoyable read and has left me anxiously awaiting the next two books.




About The Author


New York Times/USA Today bestselling author Melanie Moreland, lives a happy and content life in a quiet area of Ontario with her beloved husband of twenty-seven-plus years and their rescue cat Amber. Nothing means more to her than her friends and family, and she cherishes every moment spent with them.

While seriously addicted to coffee, and highly challenged with all things computer-related and technical, she relishes baking, cooking, and trying new recipes for people to sample. She loves to throw dinner parties, and also enjoys travelling, here and abroad, but finds coming home is always the best part of any trip.

Melanie loves stories, especially paired with a good wine, and enjoys skydiving (free falling over a fleck of dust) extreme snowboarding (falling down stairs) and piloting her own helicopter (tripping over her own feet.) She’s learned happily ever afters, even bumpy ones, are all in how you tell the story.






Madman by WS Greer Blog Tour, Review & Review




Title: Madman
Series: Love & Chaos #1
Author: WS Greer
Genre:  Dark Romance/Thriller
Release Date: February 5, 2018






People fear what they don’t understand. Maybe that’s why they all fear me. I’m sure they have their reasons, I just couldn’t possibly care what any of them are. As long as they’re afraid. 

Born to a drug dealer father and a drug addict mother, I’ve been through enough to make a normal person lose their mind five times over. I’m not normal. Normal is for weak people, and I’m anything but weak.

My childhood was made of nightmares, but there was one light in all my darkness. Her name was Reina Wilde, and when my mother would hit me or pass out in the middle of the living room on her high, I would confide in her. We were from completely different worlds, but she meant something to me, though I never figured out what, because she left. In the years that followed, I built a reputation for myself, and let go of any and all deluded notions of love. 

I’ll never go straight now. It’s just too much fun taking things from people who are powerless to stop me. And make no mistake about it, I take what I want, from who I want, when I want. 

I’m infamous in this city. But everything changes when, after years apart, I finally see Reina again, and she’s standing next to my enemy–the underboss of the Philadelphia mob. 

It’s not just about power anymore. It’s not about respect. No, this is personal now. 

Gasoline has been thrown on the flame, and for Reina, I’m about to burn the whole world to the ground.





This is the first book I have read by this author but it certainly will not be the last. The plot was not what I expected and not what I usually read but it pulled me in and had me hooked from cover to cover.

The plot was full of twists and turns and some parts had me sitting on the edge of my seat. I will warn you that this book has some violent parts so just keep that in mind when you begin the book.


The main characters name was Solomon and I don’t even know where to begin. He had a rough childhood and I guess growing up in the projects made him hard but holy cow he had a violent side that was ruthless. I felt sorry for Solomon and It made sense that he was the way he was because of all the horrible things he had to endure from such a young age. His relationship with his friend Nix was unique and true. Reina was the girl he became involved with and the way their relationship built was perfect. The author did a good job at making that relationship realistic. The author done her research on poverty and gangs and what it would be like growing up with nothing. I loved the way she wrote the main character Solomon. The things he said made you stop and think and you certainly could sympathize with him too. The book was just well written.


  “I stop walking and face the blonde-hair, blue-eyed, adorable, beautiful, annoying little monster.”


The book flowed really well and the story even though had some pretty gory parts had me hooked and waiting to see how things were going to turn out. I don’t want to give away any of the plot but I will say the title is very fitting.

Even though this isn’t my usual genre I really enjoyed this book and certainly would read more books written by this author.




Eyecandy Bookstore – “WS is a natural story teller in a raw, in your face kind of way.”

Natalie Weston – “THIS BOOK!!!!!! Madman was my introduction to W.S. Greer and I have to say what an introduction it was.”

#Minxes Love Books – “A beautifully dark, twisted and well written story that takes you hostage and will hold your attention right to the very end…”











WS Greer is an international bestselling author, and an active duty military member with the US Air Force. He’s been serving his country since 2004, and has been an author since his debut novel, Frozen Secrets, was released in 2013. 
WS was born to military parents in San Antonio, Texas, and bounced around the world as a child before settling in New Mexico in 1994, where he met his high school sweetheart, who’d become his wife in 2003. 


WS has landed on multiple bestseller’s lists in the US, UK, and Australia (Claiming Carter, Becoming Carter, Destroying Carter, Defending Her, Kingpin, Long Live the King) to become an international bestselling author. 


WS loves connecting with his fans and readers, and does so whenever he gets the chance, and he would love to hear from you. You can find him on his personal blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.






My Life As A Pop Album by L.J. Evans ** Jodie’s Review**



Book Blurb:  

Good Girl Mia feels guilty for her brother’s death.  It was her kidney that killed him after all…

Four years later, Mia is back home after college and trying to pretend that she’s got it all together.  She’s set to take over the family car dealership, and is determined to never make her mama cry again, but she’s also running from guilt and a boy who never really loved her. 

Derek Waters has just signed with a record label and is determined to spend his summer touring with his band far away from his alcoholic dad and the whole L.A. scene.  Dealing with anyone of the female persuasion is the last thing on his mind.

But then the sexy musician walks into Mia’s dealership, and they both find themselves throwing their best laid plans aside.  Which leaves Mia wondering how she’ll survive the guilt of touring with this tattooed rocker in her dead brother’s Camaro.  And what will become of Good Girl Mia when Derek Waters is done with her?







Buy Now!

Amazon US | Amazon CA

Available On Kindle Unlimited





Oh this book … I love when I can see an authors growth when I’m reading a series and I got that with this book. This was a story I never wanted to put down and it was amazing how LJ entwined pieces of book 1. Yes, that’s a warning book one should be read first but if you don’t want to you can totally read this as a stand alone just know book 2 does spoil book 1.

Mia and Derek’s story is one that instantly grabs you and holds your attention and heart, it’s a story that you can’t walk away from and one that gave me the butterflies and hurt in my stomach I long for when I read. I will admit I had one complaint and it was the constant reference to Derek as a B.B. for me it was repetitive and overly used. Everything else though made up for that but I would not be honest if I didn’t admit I wanted to stab things the more it was used. I loved this story, I talked about this story for days after I finished this book and I really loved that I could share this story with my daughter. She now loves LJ’s writing as much as me!!! I highly recommend you listen to the playlist as you read because it completely intensives the story and I might have cried several times but that’s what makes me love a story even more.

About The Author

LJ Evans lives in California’s Central Valley with her husband, daughter, and the three terrors called cats. She’s been writing almost as a compulsion since she was a little girl where she was both inspired and spurred on by her older sister. While she currently spends her days teaching 1st grade in a local public school, she spends her personal time writing, of course, as well as being a voracious reader, binge watching original shows like The Crown, Stranger Things, and Downton Abbey, and traveling with her family. She is the author of several completed screenplays that have gone to the quarter and semi-finals of such contests as The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, The International Screen Writing Awards, and the Writer’s Network Screenplay & Fiction Competition.

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads | Instagram | Amazon


Forever by Abrianna Denae Blog Tour & Review




Title: Forever
Series: Destroyed by Love, Book One
Author: Abrianna Denae
Genre: Mature YA/NA Romance
Published: February 2, 2017




She’s hiding from the girl she once was.

He’s just trying to get through another day.

Marley Fallon doesn’t believe in attachments, not after her world was destroyed by those she trusted the most. She’s put on a new face and is ready to bury the past. Nothing good can come from remembering the pain. 

What she doesn’t count on is Wyatt Hensley. The silent stranger manages to get under her skin in ways she can’t explain.

Wyatt doesn’t want anything to do with the mysterious new girl. He has bigger issues to worry about. 

However, you can’t fight what’s right in front of you. 

Wyatt and Marley find themselves sharing their deepest, darkest secrets. It’s not long until they’re immersed in the other’s life and heart. 

But as soon as they find each other, they also find that forever isn’t as long as they think.







When Wyatt said he wanted to be friends I didn’t know that meant he would actually acknowledge my presence. In class, he made it a point to talk to me and said he’d meet me for lunch.
Now I’m standing at the end of the line in the cafeteria, not sure what to do. Kala walks in front of me, heading toward a table full of people I hate. Do I walk toward the unknown? Do I sit with a boy who never even looks up during lunch? Or do I sit with people who are familiar to me? Their faces and names are different, but their attitudes are the same ones that I grew up around. They’re comfortable to me, and that’s why I hate them. If I’m going to survive, then I have to make wise choices, but I suppose that one unwise choice won’t kill me.
So when Kala drops down in her usual seat I don’t follow. Instead I keep walking toward the boy who could destroy me with one glance.
“Took you long enough,” he says.
Wyatt doesn’t look up from his hands. I place my tray on the table and sit across from him. He doesn’t have any food, he never does. “I’m not going to hurt you.”
“How do you know?” He lifts his gaze to mine, it’s intense, and it unnerves me.
The feelings that Wyatt stirs inside of me leave me confused and intrigued. I want to explore these feelings, but you can’t build a relationship on lies. Been there done that.
“Because I don’t plan to. I promise I won’t hurt you, Marley. I don’t break my promises.”
“I don’t believe in promises, they’re just empty words. I don’t know you. You could be saying this today, and something else tomorrow.”
“How many people do you think know about my sisters?” He leans forward and lowers his voice. I become aware of the stares and the whispers. “You know who they are. Granted it was only a matter of time, but still. I didn’t know how to handle it. But you did.”
“You confuse me.”
“I could say the same about you.”
“Are we ever going to have an actual conversation?”
He raises an eyebrow, his clear gaze burning into me. I want to turn away, but can’t. “You tell me.”







This a debut book for this author and after reading the blurb I was intrigued.   Once I got the book right away this story and the characters grabbed me and sucked me in. 


Pagan and her dad leave their once perfect life behind after experiencing a betrayal so devastating and raw.  To start over Pagan beomes Marley in an attempt to start fresh.  She wants nothing to do with the old life she had.  Her family has money but she still decides to get own job and make her own way.  It is at this job she meets Wyatt.  Wyatt is handsome but yet aloof and peeks her interest,


I loved how the author handled Marley and Wyatt’s relationship.  Wyatt has a lot on his plate and a relationship would only distract him from his priority and obligations to his sisters.  Marley still doesn’t trust anyone and is still dealing with the betrayals she left at home as well as new ones that slowly begin to arise.  I loved how slowly their friendship built into real deep romantic feelings.


The slow burn and often torturous written words in this story was perfectly balanced.  We get to really know these characters and see how much they were perfect for one another.  The plot and story line were extremely well written and the character development was superb.  As the characters figure out their feelings and dive into a more serious one, we see them slowly build trust and tear down walls and barriers.  The other bonus for me was how their relationship wasn’t just physical, we do get to that point but we see these two wonderfully strong people explore their feelings and as they learn to trust the more they give in.  Wonderfully done!   I wasn’t expecting the plot that came out of nowhere and it shocked me and threw me for a loop.   I can’t wait to get my hands on book 2  in this series.  If you haven’t got a hold of this book, please do so you want regret it.






Abrianna Denae is a twenty-year- old author living in Northern California. An English major, she has always had a passion for writing.

Deciding to sit down and write one of the many stories that had plagued her mind for years was the easy part-finding the time to do it was a different story.

Caffeine is her best friend, and sleep is her worst enemy.
A lover of books that make the reader feel something, she tries to incorporate as much of her real-world views and feelings into her stories as she can.


Falling Under by Lisa Renee Jones Release Day Blitz


FALLING UNDER by Lisa Renee Jones

JANUARY 23, 2018


A new sexy standalone from Lisa Renee Jones…


Ex-special forces, Jacob King, is a man who keeps to himself, having learned the hard way that letting people close to you, trusting them, might just get you killed. A lesson he learned when members of his Special Ops team turned dirty, while others, men he considered friends, died. He made them pay. He made them hurt. He put them in jail. And so he doesn’t trust anyone anymore. He keeps his women hot and fast, his friends few to none, and his clients through the elite Walker Security at a professional distance, but safe.

It works for him. Until it doesn’t.

His newest job should be simple and cut and dry. Jewel Carpenter, the daughter of the CEO of Carpenter Enterprises, is receiving death threats. He’s to protect her and find out who is issuing the treats.

Simple. Cut and Dry.

Until it’s not.

Until the chemistry between he and Jewel is all about love, hate, and sex. But even as he fights the attraction to Jewel and discovers there is more to her than meets the eye, the real threat comes not from the threats she’s receiving, but the connection she has to him. Because his past has come full circle, and those men he’s made pay for their sins now want him to pay. And what better way than the woman in his bed?





Amazon US ➜

Amazon UK ➜

Amazon CA ➜

B&N ➜

iBooks ➜

Add to Goodreads ➜





“Just to be clear,” he says, his voice low and rough. “I’m breaking every rule I own with you. I don’t fuck women I’m protecting.”

“You could hand me over to someone else,” I suggest, “and it won’t matter.”

“Not a chance in hell,” he says, his hand sliding under my hair to cup my neck. “We’ll break the rules together.”

“I’m not sure I like how you do ‘together’.”

“I’ll make sure you do,” he promises, his lips slanting over mine, and this time he kisses me like he owns me, like he wants to control me, and like I really am his, like I belong to him, and in this very moment, I can honestly say

I am. I want him, and I can’t get enough of him.

And how can it ever be enough when he’s this damn impossibly hot, and he’s such a damn good kisser. The way he makes me want his mouth on every part of me and the way he makes me want my mouth on every part of him. And so, there it is. I’m his, but I’m going to make damn sure he’s mine, too. I kiss him back as passionately as he’s kissing me. I meet him stroke for stroke, arching into him, telling him I am here and present, and I’m not even close to afraid of him or of this. He doesn’t get to control me. He isn’t making me do this. I control me, and I choose him and this.

Arching into him, his shoulder holster and mine are in the way, and I want them gone. I want him naked. Just to be certain that he knows that’s where I want this to go, my hand presses between us and I stroke the hard line of his shaft. He groans low in his throat, a sexy rough sound that tells me he gets the point. This isn’t his show. It’s ours. It’s us together, or there is no show, with or without our clothes on.

His reaction is to tear his mouth from mine, his lips lingering there though, as if he wants to kiss me again, and just when I would kiss him again, he leans away just enough to shrug out of his jacket. I take one step backward, and do the same with my blazer. I reach down and pull off my boots and he does the same. Next, we disconnect our shoulder holsters, and the truth is, it’s the first time I’ve ever been with a man who is probably more armed than me. That feels significant when it perhaps is not. He’s not a cop. He’s not that kind of career complication. He’s a Green-fucking-Beret, and one hell of a hot one, for that matter.

He sets his weapon on the couch and snags my hand, walking me toward him and taking my holster and weapon as he does. “Just making sure you don’t end up shooting me before this is over,” he says, setting it with his before shackling my hip.

“I told you I’ll wait until after the orgasms.”

“Careful,” he says, a hint of a smile on his lips again. “I might hold that orgasm and you captive.”

“You can try,” I say, but my head isn’t in the game in this moment, and somehow my hand is on his face, right by the almost smile, that seems to have complicated what should be sex, an escape, a way to pull back the emotions that umbrella stirred in me. That smile reminds me that Mr. Robot is his wall, his way to cope with death, with whatever makes him protect Jesse Marks.

He captures my hand. “What are you thinking?”

“That you have on too many clothes,” I say, before I let this go someplace emotional, somewhere that two people like us never want to go.

My hands press under his shirt, but he doesn’t immediately give me what I want. He studies me for several beats and then kisses me hard and fast. Too fast, but I get over it when he pulls his shirt off. He cups my face and kisses me, his hand sliding up my shirt, his touch fire that has me helping him pull my shirt over my head. Letting him drag me to him where he now sits on the couch. I straddle him, my bra somehow gone by the time I’m there. But my hands press to his shoulders, and I hold him at bay. “I will still arrest you if I need to,” I promise. “This doesn’t change that.”

“You aren’t going to arrest me any more than you hate me.” He glances down at my chest, his gaze a hot caress as it rakes over my breasts, my nipples, before his eyes meet mine. “Because you know I’m protecting you.”

I ignore the ache between my thighs. Or I try. “From what? The slayer or the Jesse Marks damage patrol?”

His hand slides between my shoulder blades and he molds my chest to his. “Do you really want to talk about Jesse Marks right now? Because if you ask me questions, I’m going to ask you questions when I’d much rather be inside you, giving you as many reasons as I can not to arrest me. But you pick. Conversation or fucking.”

“Both,” I say, because it’s the truth. I want answers and I want the conversation my emotions are having in my head to shut up. “Fucking first.” I push away from him and stand up, unbuttoning my pants, sliding them down my hips, and he watches me with that unreadable, robot expression that is admittedly sexy as hell. I press my lips to his and that’s all it takes.

We are crazy, hot, kissing, his hands on my breasts, my nipples, my neck. I can’t touch him enough. I can’t feel him enough, can’t get close enough, and that’s new to me. I don’t need anyone the way I feel I need this man. I don’t want to need anyone this much, but it’s too late. At least, right here, right now, I do. He rolls us to our sides, facing one another, the wide cushion of the couch more than holding us and the next kiss isn’t fast and frenzied. It’s long, drugging, and somewhere in the midst of his tongue stroking my tongue, I end up on my back with the heavy weight of him on top of me…





Check out books one and two in the WALKER SECURITY series: Deep Under and Pulled Under are both available now and FREE in the KINDLEUNLIMITED PROGRAM! All three books in the series are standalones.