With what intent?

Sinful Intent Book Cover Sinful Intent
Volume 1 (ALFA Investigations)
Chelle Bliss
contemporary, women's fiction, suspense,
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
(30 Mar. 2018)

Qualifications: Tough as nails, willing to play dirty, and a chiseled body...

When former Navy SEAL Morgan DeLuca joined the team at ALFA Investigations, he never imagined he'd find more than a job. But his first client was a drop-dead gorgeous, powerful businesswoman with a no-holds-barred attitude.

Never cross the line. That had always been his rule, but that was before Race True.

The moment he saw her, it was game over. After one touch, his take-what-I-want attitude had Morgan staking his claim and stopping at nothing until he made Race his.

I kept reading this book because I thought it must get better – After all the story premise (and author) was good. It didn’t.

It was intended to be sexy. And was written alternately by a male and then a female to give the alternative views of the situation. But it failed. They actually read like the same character.

And honestly, the office behaviour was just tacky. It was as though the author wanted to add in every type of ‘hot’ behaviour but wrote the scenes very badly. I skipped large chunks..

 

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Tigers are offered but I refuse

The Tiger's Offer: A Reverse Harem Fantasy Book Cover The Tiger's Offer: A Reverse Harem Fantasy
(The Goddess's Harem Book 1)
Lila Jean, J.A. Cipriano
paranormal, mythology, romance, dark fantasy
Kindle

When Tina stumbled into that werewolf strip club, she never expected to walk out with the powers of a fertility goddess, but now that she has, well… she made a list.
Step 1: Get a handle on her unruly new magic.
Step 2: Convince the five shifter princes fighting over her that sharing is caring.
Step 3: Experience sex the way only a fertility goddess can
There’s just one more thing.
Step 4: Try not to die when bitchy priestesses come out of the woodwork to take her new magic for themselves.

I tried this book as I had enjoyed another book co-authored by JA Cipriano. But found that this story lacked humour, storyline/plot – which was very obvious – and basic writing skills. I found the s-x scenes repetitive and dull. It only got 2 as I kept reading hoping it would get better due to previous experience with one author.

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Robyn always makes me laugh

Three's a Charm
Magic and Mayhem Book Six
Robyn Peterman
paranormal, humour, satire, romantic comedy
Robyn Peterman
(5 Feb. 2018)

What’s a witch to do when her magic is on the fritz and there’s a huge pile of laundry to be done? Easy. Flood the entire house. Everyone wants a bubbly indoor freakin’ swimming pool… right?

Just when everything is right in my life, something has to go wrong—times three. Number one: an unknown evil force wants to steal my power. Now, instead of protecting and healing the whacked out inhabitants of Assjacket, my power has wonked out on me and I’ve blasted ginormous holes all over town. Not to mention Roger the Rabbit is now sporting a pentagon of penii thanks to me and is keen on contacting the Guinness Book of World Records.

Unacceptable.

Armed with questionable voodoo skills and seriously frayed nerves, I’m Two: gonna do what any partially-sane, potty-mouthed, witch would do… I’m calling in the semi-evil, butt-ugly Bermangoggleshitz to train me. The warlock’s penchant for push-ups makes me hate him with the fire of a thousand suns, but if I can’t control my dark magic, it will control me.

Way unacceptable.

With Sassy and Cookie Witch by my side, I’ll Three: get a handle on my dark voodoo—or doodoo as I’ve renamed it—so Assjacket won’t end up as one massive crater. And I need all the help I can get. An evil like we’ve never seen is gunning for us—specifically me.

Wildly unacceptable.

We’ll be the Three Amigos. The Three Musketeers. The Three Stooges. Whatever. As the saying goes…three’s a crowd, three’s company, three’s a party.

Nope. Three’s a charm. And I’m gonna turn it on for all I’m worth.

 

Oh my Robyn, I am now seriously beginning to wonder just what you and your hubbie get up to when the kids are away…! I’m sure you’ll claim you just read it somewhere but I’m not so certain!

A really good funny, potty mouthed story, and the twins are adorable.

This book was really on form and I giggled my way through it.

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Don’t Take this Man?

Take This Man Book Cover Take This Man
The Man Series Book 2
Nona Raines
romance, women's fiction,
The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
26 Jan. 2018)

The biggest mistake of Elyse Zemanski's life was falling in love with Adam. When a night of fantasy went too far, she was crushed and couldn't leave town fast enough.

The biggest mistake of Adam Vostek's life was letting Elyse go. He'd been afraid of the love she promised, and pushed her away—into another man's arms…and bed.

When she returns to Summit to help a friend, Adam wants to prove he deserves a second chance. Seeing him again, Elyse realizes to her dismay that her feelings for him haven't died. She throws caution to the wind and offers him one week, hoping to finally get him out of her system.

Adam's up for the challenge. But will a week be long enough to win back Elyse's trust?

Please note: This is a new edition of a previously published title. It contains strong sexual situations.

Sorry Nona, this may be an updated version but I just wonder how bad the original version was – this book is really just a set of scenes and I couldn’t find a character in either Adam or Elyse to believe in. I did read to teh end to see if there was anything there..

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Such a Harem?!

Elements of Ruin Book Cover Elements of Ruin
(Hijinks Harem Book 2)
C.M. Stunich, Tate James
shifters, magic, sorcery, humour, paranormal romance
Sarian Royal
(10 Dec. 2017

Six hunky, supernatural tradesmen.
One sarcastic, caffeine addicted bride.
A match made by fate … or karma?

My name is Arizona Smoke, and I have six husbands. Yup. Count 'em—six. Four sexy plumbers, one electric electrician ... and my last husband? Total prick. Our unconventional marriage is almost complete. All I need to do is reconcile with my first love, and rescue a man I’ve never met. Easy, right?

As if marrying a bunch of supernatural plumbers isn't hard enough, I also have to deal with the fact that my biological father and his six wives (yeah, I have six moms, too) are still hunting us, stalking us through sex parties hosted by demons and setting traps for us in the middle of underground supernatural raves. And you thought your family was dysfunctional!

All I wanted was a moment to breathe, a chance to get to know my new husbands in a way that was more than sexual—although I'm not exactly complaining about our time in the bedroom. But between my maniacal mother-in-law, some kidnapped lady-elementals, and the rich asshole I'm supposed to welcome into my new harem … when's a girl got time for dates? Let alone planning a seven-way ... wedding that is.

I'm Ari Smoke, spirit elemental, supernatural bada**, and hot-as-f*ck dragon chick.
Having six hot husbands is nice … but being hunted by evil sex demons, not so much.

ELEMENTS OF RUIN is a full-length comedic paranormal, reverse harem romance. This means our leading lady has six male love interests and doesn't have to choose between them. This book is full of steamy scenes, ridiculous plumbing puns, and heaps of action, intrigue, and ... well, more puns. This is book 2 of 3.

This is the next book in that punning reverse harem trilogy. And  it is just as steamy as the first book – and what’s more ends in a cliff-hanger! Forcing you therefore to order book 3 which is not yet out…. grrr

Anyway, here’s just a thought for a new career for her broke harem – Landscape Gardeners.

They have all the necessary skills.

Imagine the water features they could build – powered by electricity. pools, rills, waterfalls.

The delicate but effective lighting.

The wonderful decorative ironwork. The trellis, the benches, the features and statues.

And of course, the very healthy growing plants.

A fortune to be made…..

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