Monday, April 27, 2009

Very Much Alive by Dana Marie Bell - Book Review

Very Much Alive - Book 1 Of True Destiny
by Dana Marie Bell
Samhain Publishing, Ltd
ISBN: 978-1-60504-392-0
Paranormal Erotic Romance M/M/F
March 2009
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Book Description:

Her destiny rests in their hands…True Destiny, Book 1

Kiran Tate and Logan Saeter have been on the run from Oliver Grimm for so long they’ve forgotten what it’s like to be free. Ending Grimm’s power games won’t be easy, but this time they have an ace in the hole. PI Jordan Grey, Guardian Investigation’s resident hot shot—and Grimm’s step-granddaughter.Jordan Grey has her doubts when Logan and Kir show up in her office with a tall tale of how her step-grandfather has framed them for murder. And to top it all off, they’re claiming that they’re really the ancient Norse gods Loki and Baldur, and that Grimm is Odin!

When the two lovers see the sexy detective for the first time, stopping Grimm suddenly takes a back seat to seducing her into their arms. But Grimm never rests, and when his anger spills over onto Jordan, it sets them all on a collision course with a destiny that will rock their world…


This book contains explicit sex, graphic language, some violence, and hot male/male/female action. In fact, it could be considered a religious experience.
Book Review:

Kiran and Logan have been on the run, hiding out trying to keep two steps of head of their enemy. After many years have passed, the men have finally found the key to destroy their enemy and get back their lives.
Jordan Grey

Jordan Grey is a P.I. who doesn’t know what to expect once she meets two of sexiest men alive. It certainly wasn’t hearing the tale Kiran and Logan told her.
She can’t believe anything these two say about her step-grandfather who framed them for murder.

But the men finally convince her. Who would have thought that the Norse mythology was true and that just about all her family members where not who they seem.
Jordan then discovers that Kir and Logan are meant to be with her.

And boy do Kir and Logan do whatever it takes to convince that Jordan is theirs.

Odin/Grimm aka Jordan’s step-grandfather finds out that he’s being betrayed by his ungrateful step-grand daughter. He sets out to destroy his enemies…all of his enemies even if they’re his family members.

Kir, Logan and Jordan have the fight for their lives.

Even with all the chaos and danger going around them, the trio manages to cement their love.

Ms. Bell’s trio heat up the page after page.

. . . Final Thoughts . . .

The interactions between the main characters are simply amazing. I love how you draw us in with this new world and make us care for each of the good guys of this world. I definitely enjoyed reading about all these characters and make feel their pains . .their joys . . .the exact moment Kir, Logan and Jordan fell in love.

And people lets not forget the pain caused by Grimm against the secondary characters of Jamie and Travis who kept his love for her a secret in order to keep her safe.

A huge sacrifice to Travis but it still caused to hurt the one person he cared more than his own life. He would do whatever it took to make Jamie safe again.

What a great way to introduce the next saga in this wonderful series.
And finally I love how Ms. Bell broke out of her normal writing skills and branch out to target a whole romance genre. Ms. Bell is gifted writer and I can’t even imagine what other treasures she will have in store for fans in the future.
I am more than positive that her writing talents will only get even more tantalizing in upcoming and yet to be written novels.

To conclude my final thoughts . . . I have come up with the following words to come to mind when describing Very Much Alive.
Amazing, Spectacular, Action, Romantic, Angst.
I have the immense pleasure of giving Ms. Bell’s Very Much Alive a rating of
5 Stars!
Reviewed by:

Estefanie L
Night Time Romance Reviews

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Cowboy Boots And Untamed Hearts by Natalie Acres - Book Review

Cowboy Boots And Untamed Hearts by
Natalie Acres
Siren Publishing, Inc
E-book ISBN: 1-60601-373-4
Western, Erotic Romance, Suspense, Ménage
April 2009
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Book Description:


Sydney has a problem with Bitch. The horse her father treasures more than gold is running loose and a blizzard is headed for Southwest Virginia. After spending the entire morning chasing the darn animal, she discovers she's probably not going to earn Cowgirl of the Year for her efforts.

So what's a damsel in designer jeans to do? Call in reinforcements and fortunately, she knows where to find them.

The Donovan men are known for their good looks, alpha-male ways, and their skills behind stacks of hay bales. It's their skills that often keep Sydney up late at night, only she's just dreamed about them. She's never had the opportunity to act on them because her father's career often kept her on the move. A blizzard strikes out and the Donovan brothers want to take the first step and make Sydney their own.

Only first they'll have to reveal a torrid past and answer some tough questions about their family and Sydney's father. Soon, they discover their innocent little Sydney harbors several secrets of her own and from out of nowhere, a stranger rides in the storm with a surprise for the Donovan brothers.
Book Review:
Sydney never could imagine in a million years just how crazy one day could start and not even just how upside down that day would end.
I was expecting a lot of things from author Natalie Acres. But nothing could have prepared me for what Ms. Acres had in store in reading Cowboy Boots And Untamed Hearts.

Sydney has never been in one place long enough to call home. The only time she ever felt special was when she was with the Donavon brothers. But that changed quickly once she was with her ‘master.’
Readers will soon realize that there is a hell of a lot more going on with the storyline than just a quick romp in the hay, ménage a trois.

Every character has secrets but none know just how connected those secrets are to each other.

Which brings us to Donavon brothers. Sydney has had plenty of sexual fantasies starring the Donavon brothers but nothing ever came out to life. Except for one. Like all, he kept that secret to himself. None of the Donavon brothers know all that is there to Sydney.

All they do know is that they’ll do whatever it takes to make Sydney theirs forever. But once again, the Donavon’s are out of the loop when a new man comes to get ‘his’ woman.

Soon after the secrets come out.. And danger comes closer home. The men have to come together to keep their woman safe. For her life is the only thing that matters.

And just how much trouble can one city gal cause?

Natalie Acres - bestselling author brings readers a whole new book, Cowboy Boots And Untamed Hearts.

Readers will discover that heroes from Cowboys Boots And Untamed Hearts are all alpha males, sure the can be stubborn and set at their way - but it sure doesn’t that they can keep you happy in just about anyway possible.

Ms. Acres sure brought the big guns in her latest book. There was lots of secrets, not to mention more twists and turns enough to make one dizzy.
Sydney has done a lot of growing up with and without the help of the Donavon brothers. Especially all the growing up and teachings of her ‘master’.
Once everyone realize the identity of Sydney’s ‘master’ all hell breaks loose.

Many things change between Sydney and her men but the one thing that won’t ever change - protect Sydney at all costs.

After reading Cowboy Boots And Untamed Hearts.. I’ve come to realize just how much I adore Ms. Acres books. She keeps on bring readers new and original works of fiction. With each new book, Ms. Acres keeps readers entertained enough to book seriously hooked and addicted.

I can’t say for sure which one of Ms. Acres books are my favorite.. But Cowboy Books And Untamed Hearts is sure climbing the top of my all time favorite title list.

With great pleasure I give Cowboy Boots And Untamed Hearts are rating 5 Stars!
Book Reviewed By:

Estefanie L
Night Time Romance Reviews


Monday, April 20, 2009

The Fire Still Burns by Crystal-Rain Love - Book Review

The Fire Still Burns by Crystal-Rain Love
Sapphire Blue Publishing, LLC.
August 2008
Romantic Suspense, Angst, Mystery
ISBN - 978-1-934657-02-7
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Brynn Harlow left town in disgrace, her only sin protecting the man she loved from the ultimate betrayal. Adam Good knew the meaning of heartache. He'd suffered through it for years after Brynn ripped his heart out and left him with only bitter memories and unanswered questions.

Now circumstances have brought Brynn home and she's assigned an arson case alongside Adam. The two must overcome their past to work together and find an arsonist who killed Adam's brother. But along with her son, Brynn has brought home a secret so powerful it could destroy both men she loves, and herself.


Brynn Harlow left town after her life was destroyed by secrets. She left town hoping to ease the pain of the man she loved. She left town thinking that her so called betrayal would help Adam get on with his life and become what he’s always wanted to be. But life was never the same for either of them.

Adam thought once Brynn left him, things would be better. But no matter how much time has passed, the townsfolk would never let him forget the destruction and pain, Brynn caused him.

But some secrets can’t be kept quiet forever. Brynn is requested to help discover an arsonist’s identity and what’s the connection between the fires burning around the town and the murder of Adam’s brother, Zeke.

Brynn soon realizes that the truth must come out no matter how much pain it will cause her. After a rough start to working together, Adam and Brynn race against time to discover that there’s more than meets the eye regarding Zeke’s murder. Just as things are heating up between them, they find out that more than one person wants the investigation shut down. Especially enough to murder anyone who stands in their way.

Crystal-Rain Love has done again. THE FIRE STILL BURNS is her latest book and will win over more readers. The author brings to life Adam Good and Brynn Harlow. In the small town of Black Bear Gorge, there’s more secrets and mysteries that are slowly being brought out to light. More than one wants to keeps those secrets buried… But the arsonist will bring down the town if they don’t get what they want.

Adam and Brynn have more than fire burning between them. But will it be enough to save the town from the arsonist and murderer?

Brynn is a strong character even despite the pain caused by certain townsfolk. She thought it better to sacrifice herself to help Adam get over her and have a new and better life without her. What she didn’t know was her strength came from being with the man she loved. But will it give courage to finally let Adam in all the secrets Brynn has kept from him. Will it be enough to save her from the wraith of the arsonist?

Adam Good always looked up to his older brother, Zeke. With the arrival of Brynn Harlow back to town, he’s learning that there was a whole other life his brother kept secret. As more and more evidence comes to life, Adam learns just how wrong he was about Zeke. With more secrets uncovered he come to realize that its up to him to put things right with Brynn. And finally put his overbearing mother in her place and defend the woman he loves.

I can go on and on about what an amazing book that THE FIRE STILL BURNS is but I much rather let you to readers discover that yourselves.

Crystal-Rain Love has a number one winner on her hands. It has little bit of everything to keep reader thoroughly entertained and hooked. As much as I love reading heated love scenes, the drama and suspense seriously addicted.

I enjoyed the spark that still burned between Adam and Brynn. With each new page I learned more about what each of these characters were going through--through the years that they were apart. Who would have thought that a murder would be the reason that would finally bring Brynn and Adam back together after all the years that past by.

As much as I loved the heroine and hero, the other characters were just as exciting. But the storyline takes the cake. It will have many a reader entertained just like I was. It sure kept me out of trouble for the time I spent reading it. As soon I started reading it, I just couldn’t stop to the very end.

For someone who wanted to readers to discover for themselves just how amazing THE FIRE STILL BURNS is, I sure had a lot of wonderful things to say about it.

This review sure gave me trouble because I had to stop from repeating just how much I loved THE FIRE STILL BURNS. And it didn't help that no matter how many times I wrote this review, none of them seem good enough. Even though I am not satisfied, I have to admit defeat and post it. So hopefully this will be a good review for you all to read.

I give THE FIRE STILL BURNS a rating of 5 stars.

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Book Giveaway Contest #2

Book Giveaway #2

Its time once again for another book giveaway.
To enter all you have to do post below what's
the last movie you saw at the theater was.

I will do random pick of all the entries below to choose a winner. Only one movie title per post.

Books Given Away:

Always A Scoundrel - The Notorious Gentlemen by Suzanne Enoch


Taken And Seduced by Julia Latham

Contest on for residents of the U.S.

Will do a random pick from all entries. Contest ending Friday, April 24th.

Book Giveaway Contest #1

Its time once again for another book giveaway.

To enter all you have to do post below what's your favorite song of the moment below and that's it.

I will do random pick of all the entries below to choose a winner. Only one song per post.

Books Given Away:

Memoirs of A Scandolus Red Dress by Elizabeth Doyle

The Virgin's Secret by Victoria Alexander

Contest only for residents of the U.S.

From now til Friday, April 24th, 2009.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Steel Beauty by Dana Marie Bell - Book Review

Steel Beauty by Dana Marie Bell
Samhain Publishing, Ltd
April 21, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-60504-498-9
Paranormal Romance

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She’s everything a big bad wolf could want.
Halle Pumas, Book 4

Coping with a devastating injury is hard enough for Belinda “Belle” Campbell. Forced separation from her destined mate while she heals is almost more than she can endure. Until she is strong enough to take up her duties as Luna of the Poconos Wolf Pack, however, the safest place for her is Halle. Now, after months of being alone, she is more than ready to be claimed. But is the pack ready for a Puma Luna?

Rick Lowell has waited long enough to bring Belle home where she belongs. He’s aware of the danger, as well—and it isn’t long before a bitch with an eye on Belle’s position issues a challenge.

The only way to put down the threat is for Belle to defeat the usurper in combat.
There’s only one problem. Thanks to the pins in her broken hip, Belle can’t shift. Without that tactical advantage, it won’t be a fair fight. With his new mate’s life on the line, Rick is forced to make a decision that will change everything.

That is, if Belle gives him the chance to make it.


Its Belle’s turn to shine. After all the pain and suffering she’s had to endure, Belle discovers she mate in wolf pack leader, Richard “Rick” Lowell.

Belle has to endure painful months of separation of her mate, Rick while healing from her wounds. Rick, had no other choice but to leave Belle behind while he got his life, pack and other stuff in order to have everything prepared for his mate’s arrival.

But neither of them counted on vindictive pack member, Gina out to make Rick hers, and hers alone.

Belle soon learns that she has lots of challenges awaiting her in Poconos territory. Belle knows its worth it now that she’s reunited with her mate. But things go from great to worse when head female wolf, Gina doesn’t take it likely that Belle is replacing her. Gina won’t know what hit her once Belle has her in sights.

Rick knew Gina was a problem but he hadn’t realize just how much trouble she would be once he got Belle home. But that was nothing compared to what his Luna had in store for him and his pack.

Okay, what can I say that tons of other people haven’t already said about Dana Marie Bell’s Halle Pumas series but other than it being ultimate thrilling adventure filled with romance, humor and alpha males who will do whatever it takes to protect their mates. Even if said mates are stubborn yet strong willed woman. And Belinda “Belle” Campbell is no exception.
Ms. Bell brings fans a brand new and highly addicted addition to her Halle Pumas series, Steel Beauty.

Like her three previous books in the Halle Pumas series, Steel Beauty continues to thrill us with its sarcastic and strong heroine who can charm the pants of any available man. And with the strong and protective sexy alpha out to win over his mate.

I truly love this latest addition to the Halle Pumas Series. Ms. Bell is bringing sexy back with Rick and Belle’s story. Steel Beauty has even more action, romance and sarcastic hero/heroine to win over plenty of readers.

The only other thing I can say is I love how Ms. Bell manages to give us teasers on characters that could very well have in their own books in the future.
Kudos, Ms. Bell for continue to wow all with your talented writing skills and bring all the magic in these characters that we readers can’t help but fall in love with.

I give Steel Beauty a rating of 5 Stars.

Reviewed by:

Estefanie L
Night Time Romance Reviews