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New Release/Review: Firestorm (Dark Kings, Book 10) by Donna Grant

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New Release/Review: Firestorm (Dark Kings, Book 10) by Donna GrantFirestorm by Donna Grant
Series: Dark Kings,
Published by St. Martin's Paperbacks on March 7th 2017
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SCORCHED BY DESIRE
Dimitri lives to protect the secret of the Dragon Kings from the human race. Bound by a bond stronger than blood to the Kings, Dimitri uses his strength and prowess to defend a thousand-year-old secret. But when an oh-so-sexy, slightly absent-minded archaeologist wanders into his midst, Dimitri will have to give up his rules, and give in to desire...
When Dr. Faith Reynold stumbles upon an ancient skeleton that appears it comes from a dragon, she’s completely taken aback. A woman of science, there’s no way in her mind that this mythological creature can exist. But when a devilishly handsome man named Dimitri intercepts her path to uncovering the truth, Faith’s curiosity turns into all-consuming passion. She’s never felt this way about any man before. But when Dimitri reveals his biggest secret, can she learn to love the man—as well as the dragon within, in Firestorm, the next Dark Kings novel by New York Times bestselling author Donna Grant.

Faith has lived a lonely life and since her mom passed digging up history and fossils has become her life. For once she is excited about something that she discovered on Fair Isle …a dragon remains, but not everyone is happy about it.

On a faraway place called Dreagon where the Dragons kings live Con the King of the Dragon kings is worried because all dragons live or dead were to be removed from there so that the mortals would forget they existed. Con has decided that Dmitri will go as it was his home so it must be one of his dragons. What he doesn’t expect when he gets there is to be struck by his attraction to Faith and hers to him.

Faith doesn’t really date because it would just lead to heartache but something about this man has her twisted up in knots. When Dmitri decides instead of just destroying the dragon he will let Faith dig around a bit until mortals start to die at the hands of the Dark, a group of Fae that love you till your heart dies. When one of them pushes Faith to her death Dmitri is forced to show his Dragon form just to save her and risks discovery. When Faith realizes what he is it doesn’t change her opinion of him at all in fact the scientist in her wants to know more about the man and the dragon. When they decide to go back to Dreagon together and start to move the bones Dmitri gets a weird feeling that he can’t seem to shake and when they get to his home even weirder things begin to happen.

The book left me in a cliffhanger and I am not sure if more are coming or not but there is a lot more story to tell, and I am hoping Faith and Dmitri get a happily ever after. – Reviewed by Linda

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Firestorm is the tenth installment of the Dark King series by Donna Grant.

Faith Reynolds is an archaeologist who has come across a dragon skeleton. For her this is a magnificent find. She would have shown her mother, who has always loved anything related to dragons, but isn’t able to now that she has passed away. Taking the find as a sign, she get’s protective of the skeleton.
Dimitri is not only immortal, but fierce Dragon. Many years ago, they all swore to keep their clan a secret from the humans. So, when he’s ordered to destroy evidence of the dragon skeleton he doesn’t hesitate, but when he finds the skeleton in the hands of a human, destroying the evidence is the last thing on his mind.

Donna Grant has created a magnificent world that will literally sweeps you away. With so many books, you’d think the story would get tiring, but it’s the opposite. Each book is like reaching a new level in a video game. Exciting, thrilling and incredibly stunning as you watch it all unfold.
In additional, the complexity of the storyline is so well crafted that it doesn’t take away from getting to know the characters

I can’t wait to see what else she has in store!

Highly recommend for those who enjoy fantasy and romance storyline. Even though this is part of a series, I didn’t feel like you need to read them in chronicle order.  – Reviewed by Julianne

Review: Sin for Me (The Devil’s Music #1) by Lisa Marie Perry

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Review: Sin for Me (The Devil’s Music #1) by Lisa Marie PerrySin for Me by Lisa Marie Perry
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on February 21st 2017
Pages: 240
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Fans of Empire will love Lisa Marie Perry’s stylish, addictive novels of passion, drama, and seduction. The high-powered men and women behind Devil’s Music have made their fortunes building the hottest label in hip hop, but it’s the action behind the scenes that’s seriously steamy.
For Dante Bishop, music died the night he found his father’s body next to a syringe of lithium. Ditching Atlanta, Dante jumped on his Harley and left the family business to his sister. She became the heart and soul of Devil’s Music—until the board, including Dante’s ex, masterminded a takeover. Years later, Dante’s doing something he never thought he’d do: returning to Georgia to put his songwriting skills to good use. Reuniting with Chelsea Coin only sweetens the deal.
As the perfectionist COO of Devil’s Music, Chelsea doesn’t dwell on the past. If she did, she’d never forgive herself for betraying the Bishops in a corporate power grab. Now Chelsea needs help to save the company, and Dante’s a nonnegotiable part of the arrangement. Still brooding and hot as hell, Dante wastes no time stirring up unfinished business—and carnal memories Chelsea would rather keep buried. She’s come too far to risk everything on a man. But for desire this intense, she might just enjoy the sexiest mistake of her life.

 First let me start of by saying I hated giving this book 3 1/2 stars but the first half of the book just drug on and on and I was so lost.  There are so many different characters in this book sometimes its hard to keep up. There was so much drama.  Did I say DRAMA??? That’s what I kept asking myself, WTF!

By time you get to the middle of the book you finally get to the heart of the story. Dante Bishop is in love with Chelsea Coin but Chelsea lied over and over again and Dante couldn’t get over the lying so he left the music business and Atlanta to start over but when Devil’s music is in trouble Delilah Bishop goes to her brother Dante to help bring Devil’s Music back alive, little do you know the plans that Delilah really has since she was forced out of her fathers business and wants back in. Just a couple things that has me wanting book two. Delilah is CRAZY!  I want to find out how crazy she can get. I’d like to see what more happens between Delilah and Dante because there scenes in the book are off the charts HOT! I’d also like to see what transpires between the other key players of Devil’s Music. – Reviewed by Catherine

SIN FOR ME by Lisa Marie Perry has left me pondering for days about what to say about this book, the plot of the story was good, but the characters in this book (for me) were very shallow and self centered, they  used sex to get what they wanted and there are several times where they are cheating (for me that in book bothers me).

For the first half of this book I thought the story was about Delilah and her plot to get back her fathers company, Devils Music, but then about halfway through the main plot of the book switches to being about Delilah’s brother Dante and his need to first get revenge against his ex Chelsea for the way they broke up and then his need to win her back and pick up their relationship where they left off when they split up.  I just really don’t know what else to say about this book that will not sound bad, as the story line in the book was good just needed a little more substance to the characters. -Reviewed by Kendra

New Release/Review/Giveaway: Swinging at Love by Kendra C. Highley

Swinging At Love (Suttonville Sentinels, #2) by Kendra C. Highley
on March 13th 2017
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Outfielder Tristan Murrell has a problem. As the number two slugger for the Suttonville Sentinels, his team is counting on him to make their very first run at the state championship. But he has a secret—his swing has totally deserted him. As in, he can’t hit anything. He needs to fix the issue, and fast, but how?
Ballerina Alyssa Kaplan has a problem, too. The shiny new sports complex in town has left her family’s batting cage business on the verge of going under. Nailing her audition for a prestigious dance company is everything, but there’s no way she’s letting her some shiny big-box company destroy her family’s livelihood.
Tristan needs a miracle. So does Alyssa. And maybe, just maybe, Tristan’s secret weapon might be the girl of his dreams…
Disclaimer: This book contains hot, shirtless baseball players, kisses that bring a ballerina to her knees, and a lot of baseball smack-talk.

4.5 Stars

I loved book one of this series, and couldn’t wait to jump into this.

Alyssa Kaplan loves working at her family’s business. They have indoor batting cages, but the business isn’t doing well thanks to the new sports complex in town. Then one day one of the players on the high school team comes in and everything changes.

Tristan Murrell has been having a horrible time hitting. He’s too wrapped up in his head and can’t seem to hit. He doesn’t want the team to know how bad he’s struggling, so he goes to the small batting cages that the team doesn’t usually use. It’s there he meets Alyssa, and once he does, he can’t stop thinking about her.

Alyssa is able to help Tristan with batting, having played softball in the past. She can’t help but notice how attractive he is, but she thinks she’s average – nothing special. Once they realize they have feelings for each other, a lot happens. A lot you don’t want to miss.

I really enjoyed this book. The story was fast paced and sucked me in from the very start. Tristan was a great character, and I loved how Alyssa fit with him. Together, they were perfect. I also enjoyed how the main characters from book one also played a part in it. All-in-all, a great read. -Reviewed by Michelle

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