Sunday, 17 January 2016

Moxie Darling - Penetrated on Ponetown (A Back Roads Novella)

*Contains adult themes (sexual content)
**Review by Susan

On a mission to bring the love of literacy to impoverished rural children, Clover Willoughby finds herself stranded on a dry, dusty West Virginia back road. Out of gas, out of service, and out of patience, she starts walking. When she stumbles across a quaint cabin in the woods, she's relieved at her good fortune. Her relief turns to trepidation—and anticipation—when the rough, crude mountain man living there offers to assist her...for a price. And he's not interested in money.

(Disclaimer: this novella is for adults only. It contains explicit sex scenes, rough sex, ménage situations, sex with strangers, and taboo elements that some might find offensive.)











So, I would rate Moxie Darling's novella 3.5 stars here I think. Not because I didn't enjoy it, but this seemed a little short, and a little hard to grasp in places. But all in all a short, steamy, passion filled erotic novella.  

On Clover's way to her new literacy placement she has car troubles and finds a cabin containing her two lifelines. Jim and Eustace. The father and son relationship made it all feel a bit odd but felt a real connection between Clover and Eustace.  

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She didn’t know what the rest of the week with Eustace and Jim would entail, what she’d end up doing, or what would end up being done to her, but she knew she was looking forward to all of it. Every last touch, lick, and kiss. Car trouble had never been so welcome.  
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The story is a little fast paced and limited, but with Clover's sense of freedom and carefree attitude she find herself not wanting the week she had promised the pair originally to be over yet. But would she stay? 

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“Even if I had a full tank of gas, I’d still be here right now.” And she would. It’d stopped being a trade for her around the time he’d first kissed her.
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Look forward to reading more by Moxie and seeing where the other Black Roads novellas take her books!  

You can keep up with Moxie and news about her books on her websiteFacebookTwitter, or Goodreads.

Get your copy of Penetrated on Ponetown here (UK) or here (US). Add to your Goodreads TBR here

Disclosure
I was sent this book free of charge to review. All thoughts and opinions are honest & my own.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Allana Walker - American Dream (A Novella)

**Review by Susan

Since the age of 6 Grace McDonald always wanted to be a Broadway star.

Singing, dancing, acting she didn't care as long as she was on a stage in the Big Apple.

She wanted that American Dream.

But when tragedy strikes before she's due to go live out those dreams, it all comes crashing down!

Will she let this stop her or will she follow her dreams like she always wanted?

**Some parts of this book contains sensitive subject matters and might be a trigger for some readers**

***100% of profits will be donated to Cancer Research and Macmillan Cancer Care






American Dream is a beautiful short story of a father and daughter's bond, love and respect.  

From supporting his daughter in her strive for success at The New York Performing Arts School was tainted after learning of her father's ill health.  

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"...You're going for your dream and it's right there.  Right there in your hands."
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But in the saddest of circumstances he would make her promise him that no matter what lay ahead, she would go and be everything he knew she could be...

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After all, you can't break a pinkie swear, it's against parent/child law.
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Cue the sobbing mess and ugly crying! Allana Walker has this incredible way of reaching into my heart and breaking it slowly, piece by piece.  

A beautifully sad, short and poignant story that I think many people can sadly relate to.  

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I've lost my best friend.
I've lost my hero. 
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You can keep up with Allana and news about her books on FacebookTwitter, or Goodreads.

Get your copy of American Dream here (UK) or here (US). Add to your Goodreads TBR here.

Disclosure
I was sent this book free of charge to review. All thoughts and opinions are honest & my own.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Helen J. Barnes - For Us Alone (Novella)

*Contains adult themes (sexual content)
**Review by Susan

Meet plain Jane, she is your stereotypical wife, mother and slave to her family. She is also a blogger, about to attend her first ever author signing.

Little does she know she is also about to embark on an empowering journey of self-discovery. A chance meeting with the man who dominates her fantasies leads to a lesson in the sensual delights of the body.

Can she allow herself to indulge in the ecstasy he offers, just for a single night, locked away from existence? Can she keep their sordid secret from the whole world?

A night for him. A night for her.
A night for them alone.

FOR ADULT READERS ONLY. THIS BOOK CONTAINS EXPLICIT SCENES OF A SEXUAL NATURE AND IS THEREFORE RECOMMENDED FOR READERS OF 18 YEARS+




What an incredible and not to mention sexy and steam meter blowing novella. As one of my first reads from the lovely Helen J Barnes, this was packed! The hard working wife and mother escapes her life to attend a Birmingham book signing (only to get more than she bargained for!)...

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Lord knows, I deserve this break from cooking, cleaning and being a slave to my family before I find the time to disappear into one of my hot romance novels on my 'to be read' list.
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As the weekend continues and she develops a connection with the handsome celeb things go further than she ever imagined. And boy, what a weekend to remember!

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We'll share a night.  Never to be spoken of again by either of us.  It will be something we never share with anyone else, private between me and you....All I ask for is your continued unfaltering discretion.
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Sexy, raunchy, knicker melting awesome! ALL of the above! ;)

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...He is my dirtiest and wildest dreams come true.
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But as time to end their night together ends...the ramifications are still clear to see... God what a lucky cow right?! Teehee!

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I know what produced this inner glow, it's my secret, the secret I share with him and not another soul. I can't straighten my face, the smile carved in and refusing to budge.  
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His Royal Hotness is my official novella boyfriend and I doubt if he won't make any of you hot under the collar ;) I only hope that we have more in the line up and we can read more about these delicious signing events!

You can keep up with Helen and news about her books on her website FacebookTwitter, or Goodreads.

Get your copy of For Us Alone here (UK) or here (US). Add to your Goodreads TBR here.

Disclosure
I purchased this book myself and wasn't asked to write this review. 

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Allana Walker - Breaking Free

*Contains adult themes (violence/sexual content)
**Review by Susan

Alexa Bardo always dreamt of a future, a future where she could help others, by becoming a doctor.

One mistake from a family member snatches that future away.

At the age of nineteen she was thrown into a marriage with a man she doesn't love, but has no choice but to stay. Feeling suffocated by her husband, Ash De Costa, son of the Don of The De Costa Mafia. She knows she needs to escape.

Will the help of the Devil's Reign MC help break her free?

The Devil's Reign MC are tasked with a mission, a mission that brings back memories for a couple of members. 

One in particular, Tyler Cross.

While hell bent on revenge, will he get more than he bargained for?




Where do I start?  Right now I have the most hellish book hangover compliments of Allana Walker. Breaking Free has officially broken me. Rendered me a crying, bum-shaped-like-the-edge-of-my-seat, hyper-ventilating mess.

Okay, right....my review!

Alexa is one tough cookie. Not that she knows or acknowledges her strength. But between her childhood, raised by an incompetent and addicted mother, she never knew of maternal love. So, when she was sold (despite her fathers pleas!) to cover her mothers debt, you can imagine how broken she must already feel.

Well wait until you meet Aston De Costa. Wow what a sickening and twisted human this guy is. Wow I really wanted to punch him...but he played the dutiful son and De Costa to a T.

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He's the perfect husband on the outside, but on the inside he's the opposite. He's a manipulator like his father.
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As desperate measures are taken to get Alexa back where she belongs, he takes away so much more from her than anyone can imagine.
But Tyler...lets talk about Tyler!!! *phew it just got a little hot in here*.

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...She should be with someone who will treat her like the most precious diamond there is and protect her from the likes of him. Someone who would fight to the ends of the earth to make sure she was safe.
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But I don't want to give much more away. Because it's a journey you have to go on for yourself. One of extreme haunting lows, to screech inducing highs with all the surprises laid in store for you lovely readers.

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I want to be your freedom, finally break those chains to your past and let me be your future.
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But despite this being Allana's Debut novel, I am astounded at the emotions she spun out of me. I really wasn't expecting what I got from it and I am so incredibly pleased for her and hope you all get a chance to read this incredible story that will keep you hooked right until the very last page.

Final & favourite excerpt (because I often do it!)....human torture in the worst possible way right here:

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"You know what I want to do?  I want to f*****g high five her in the face with a brick covered in spikes, dipped in poison.  I want to push her into a pool of acid, with multiple paper cuts all over her body.  You know what else she can do?  She can go walk on Lego!"
..."Lego?  That's just cruel."
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You can keep up with Allana and news about her books on FacebookTwitter, or Goodreads.

Get your copy of Breaking Free here (UK) or here (US). Add to your Goodreads TBR here.

Disclosure
I was sent this book free of charge to review. All thoughts and opinions are honest & my own.