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☆ HOT BOOK REVIEW by Michele J for Every Word You Read ☆ The Kiss Thief ☆ by LJ Shen ☆

Title: The Kiss Thief
Author: LJ Shen
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: January 6, 2019
Pages: 320 pages
ASIN: B07MLR5WY6
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BLURB:

They say your first kiss should be earned.

Mine was stolen by a devil in a masquerade mask under the black Chicago sky.

They say the vows you take on your wedding day are sacred.

Mine were broken before we left church.

They say your heart only beats for one man.

Mine split and bled for two rivals who fought for it until the bitter end.

I was promised to Angelo Bandini, the heir to one of the most powerful families in the Chicago Outfit.

Then taken by Senator Wolfe Keaton, who held my father’s sins over his head to force me into marriage.

They say that all great love stories have a happy ending.

I, Francesca Rossi, found myself erasing and rewriting mine until the very last chapter.

One kiss.
Two men.
Three lives.
Entwined together.

And somewhere between these two men, I had to find my forever.

REVIEW:

This is the first book I’ve read by JL Shen, and it will not be the last. I enjoyed it! It was a bit long, but the story was good with great characters, good plot twists, a few curves thrown in for good measure.

Francesca is a naïve, young woman at 19, who thinks she’s in love with her long-time family friend Angelo, then she meets Wolfe at a masquerade ball where she plans to get her first real kiss from Angelo who she believes is her true love. But instead of Angelo kissing her its Wolfe and since Wolfe is a crass, mean unimpressed man who is a rich Senator on a mission of revenge.

The attraction between Francesca and Wolfe grows with every page into the book from hate to love and every emotion in between.

Get your copy from Kindle Unlimited like I did and enjoy several hours of good reading.

Looking forward to more books by JL Shen.

Thank you and Happy Reading!

Michele J

☆ HOT BOOK REVIEW by Michele J for Every Word You Read ☆ Breaking His Code: Away from Keyboard Series Book #1 ☆ by Patricia D. Eddy ☆

Title: Breaking His Code: Away From Keyboard Series Book #1
Author: Patricia D. Eddy
Publisher: PageCurl Publishing
Publication Date: July 24, 2017
Pages: 192 pages
ASIN: B073RRYJT3
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BLURB

“It was easier to run away than watch another guy decide I’m too much trouble—too broken or too slow or too…me. I didn’t understand we couldn’t go back to being just friends. Or…that I didn’t want to. ”

Camilla Delgado. Computer genius. Former explosives ordinance expert. Wounded on the dusty roads of Afghanistan, she exchanged her dreams of adventure for a life behind a computer. Trapped by her cane—and her scars—Cam avoids the “real” world whenever she can.
Until her newest online gaming buddy asks her out for coffee.
West, a former Navy SEAL, looks more like a cover model for Men’s Health than a human being. And his slight drawl? Hotter than the espresso Cam spills down her shirt.
But Cam doesn’t do charming. And all of her instincts scream, “RUN!”
West doesn’t understand what he said—or did—to drive his sexy and smart gaming partner away. She set him ablaze, and nothing can put out these flames.
Unable to forget the man who saw her and not her scars, Cam lets West draw her out of her shell.
Now, she’s hot on the trail of a hacker threatening her career while navigating the minefield of falling in love.
When ghosts from West’s past and fears for the future threaten, will Cam find the courage to lower her defenses and let him in?
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BREAKING HIS CODE is a standalone romantic suspense featuring the men and women of Emerald City Security and Hidden Agenda K&R. Meet these former military heroes and computer geniuses who’ll show you just how steamy and heart-wrenching love can be.
Can broken be beautiful?
Hell, yes.

REVIEW

A●R●C ~ I was given Second Sight: Away From Keyboard Book #4 by Patricia D. Eddy as an Advanced Readers Copy (A●R●C) from Give Me Book Promotions, this book releases on March 12, 2019, I voluntarily read and reviewed this book as it is book #1 in the series for the new release coming up.

I loved this first book in the series, Breaking His Code: Away From Keyboard Book #1. I liked that the leads both had to learn to trust in order to make a relationship work. Usually we read about how one person needs to work twice as hard as the other to make a relationship work but when they both need to work equally as hard it works for me.

For Cam trusting is something she doesn’t do with anyone, since her family kicked her out especially after she was blown up while in the military, everyone shares with her, but she shares with no one until Sampson West. Gamers make such strange bedfellows. Women game just as much as men, it’s just not something we see everyday and Cam AKA Camilla Delgado works had and plays hard. She also gives back to her fellow vets with chat rooms, forums, information, etc. I want to be like Cam when I grow up. She’s there for her fellow Vets with whatever information she a give them even if it’s just someone to talk to.
Both being Vets with PTSD is hard enough but add trust issues and it’s a rough relationship but love always finds a way.

Pick up your copy via Kindle Unlimited or purchase it straight out, also available in Audiobook from Audible.

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In Her Sights: Away From Keyboard Book #2

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On His Six: Away From Keyboard Book #3

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COMING SOON

Second Sight: Away From Keyboard Book #4

Thank you and Happy Reading!

Michele J

☆ HOT BOOK REVIEW by Michele J for Every Word You Read ☆ Master of Sin: Gods of Vegas Series Book #1 ☆ by Sienna Snow ☆

Title: Master of Sin: Gods of Vegas Book #1
Author: Sienna Snow
Publisher: Sienna Snow
Publication Date: March 13, 2019
Pages: 320 pages
ASIN: B07MZ97JF1
Price: Kindle eBook $.99 link to order – https://amzn.to/2Ho97rN
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Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44069978-master-of-sin
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BLURB:

It was always him. The one I shouldn’t want, shouldn’t crave, the one who could destroy my carefully built life.

Hagen Lykaios was the essence of sin, indulgence, and danger – everything I knew to avoid.

All it took was one unexpected touch, and he consumed me, left me begging, needy, and hungry for more.

He said if I entered his world he would corrupt me, own me, and change all that I had ever known…and you know what? I went anyway.

REVIEW:

A●R●C – I was given Master of Sin: Gods of Vegas Book #1 by Sienna Snow as an Advanced Readers Copy (A●R●C) from Give Me Book Promotions. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book.

WOW! LOVED IT! Sienna Snow knows how to write a smoldering hot erotic romance book!

Amazingly complex characters with brilliant chemistry. Persephone Starlight Kipos aka Penny or Starlight as Hagen calls her is a brilliant chemist who’s rocking the liquor game by adding Elderflower to her whisky coming up with Firewater her own brand of uber expensive whisky going for $1,000 per ounce. YIKES! She’s had a crush/been in love with Hagen Lykaios since she was a kid and to find out he’s felt the same is amazing. He’s nicknamed the Master of Sin, while he and his two brothers run Las Vegas’s night clubs and resorts for the past few years some family drama has them fighting against their own father.

Penny has always tried to take care of her younger half brother Adrian but he’s about to turn 21 and get his shares of Kipos International the company their father started and left them after he was killed in a car accident, Adrian’s mother Dara is the evil bad in this book, Penny and Adrian both believe she had something to do with their fathers accident so they ask the Lykaios brothers to have it looked into before Arian’s birthday so he can do with the company as he sees fit upon his 21st.

Serious family drama is the name of this book, horrible step mother, and not all is at it appears, asking the right questions might get you answers you might not be ready to handle.

Get your copy and let me know what you think of this amazing read!

Thank you and Happy Reading!

Michele J

New Release – Moonlight Moments: Steele Family Book #2 by Emily Bowie

Title: Moonlight Moments
Series: Steele Family #2
Author: Emily Bowie
Genre: New Adult Romance
Release Date: May 15, 2019
Blurb
Falling in love could be more dangerous than the past they
hide.

Criminal, liar, a fraud are all things that can be said
about Kellen Steele. It takes all but three seconds for the notorious bad boy
of Three Rivers to set his sights on Sloan Tate.

She is to be his distraction, to help him pull off his
biggest lie, which is also his greatest achievement.

Sloan Tate knows how to handle herself. Not looking to
settle anywhere never mind down with anyone. Her plan? Close up her late
Granny’s estate and leave town as fast as she came.

Sloan knows each day she stays in Three Rivers her past is
bound to catch up with her.

Powerless against the chemistry wrapping them together,
Kellen and Sloan must decide exactly what they’re willing to lose in order to
win each other.
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Author Bio

Emily Bowie is from a small town in Western Canada. She has
been making characters come to life through her writing since she was old
enough to put her thoughts on paper. She loves her white wine cold, her
heels red, and her books spicy.

She married her high school sweetheart and they have two
amazing children.

She is the author to the Bennett Brothers Series.

Recklessly Mine, Recklessly Forbidden, & Recklessly
Devoted.

When she is not writing she can be found reading a good
book, making digital scrapbooks and being physically active—whether it is at
the gym, going for a walk, or playing /keep up with her children.
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New Release – Beauty in the Broken by Charmaine Pauls

Title: Beauty in the Broken
Author: Charmaine Pauls
Genre: Dark Romance
Release Date: May 14, 2019

Blurb
Six years
ago, Harold Dalton framed me for theft and sent me to jail to steal my diamond
discovery. He gave his daughter to Jack Clarke in exchange for the excavation
rights. Today, I’m free, and I’m coming for him with a vengeance. Six years of
cruelty make beasts out of men. I’m going to take back what he stole from me,
and more. I’m not interested in his properties or shares. I don’t want his
small change. I want his biggest asset. Beautiful, mentally unstable, Angelina
Dalton-Clarke.

Worth
billions, she’s the wealthiest widow in the country, and also the craziest. Her
self-harming tendencies had Jack declare her incompetent before he put a gun to
his head and blew out his brains. Lina isn’t allowed to touch a cent of her
riches. Her father manages her finances. He has all the signing power. As her
husband, that chore will fall to me. But if she thinks I only want her for her
money, she’s sadly mistaken.
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Charmaine Pauls was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. She obtained
a degree in Communication at the University of Potchestroom, and followed a
diverse career path in journalism, public relations, advertising,
communications, photography, graphic design, and brand marketing. Her writing
has always been an integral part of her professions.

After relocating to Chile with her French husband, she fulfilled her passion to
write creatively full-time. Charmaine has published nine novels since 2011, as
well as several short stories and articles. Two of her shorts have been
selected by the International Literary Society for an anthology from across the
African continent.

When she is not writing, she likes to travel, read, and rescue cats. Charmaine
currently lives in France with her husband and children. Their household is a
linguistic mélange of Afrikaans, English, French and Spanish.

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New Release – Master of Games: Gods of Vegas Book #2 by Sienna Snow

Title: Master of Games
Series: Gods of Vegas #2
Author: Sienna Snow
Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance
Release Date: May 8, 2019
Blurb
He was my obsession. Haunting my dreams, reminding me
of my past.

He was the one whose heart I destroyed.

Pierce Lykaios was everything I could want: captivating,
cunning, and controlled. He understood my darkest desires and took pleasure in
feeding my every craving.

And when I walked back into his world, it was my fault for
letting the first touch lead to a second. And a third. I shouldn’t have let him
reawaken my need.

Now I’m caught in his grasp with no hope of escape, unable
to forget, unable to stop.

He says this time I won’t leave him. I won’t forget
him. And I’m afraid he’s right.
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Inspired by her years working in corporate America, Sienna
loves to serve up stories woven around confident and successful women who know
what they want and how to get it, both in – and out – of the bedroom.

Her heroines are fresh, well-educated, and often find love
and romance through atypical circumstances. Sienna treats her readers to
enticing slices of hot romance infused with empowerment and indulgent
satisfaction.

Sienna loves the life of travel and adventure. She
plans to visit even the farthest corners of the world and delight in
experiencing the variety of cultures along the way. When she isn’t writing
or traveling, Sienna is working on her “happily ever after” with her
husband and children.

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New Release – Return of the Prince by Nana Malone

Title: Return of the Prince
Series: The Royal Elite Prince Duet #1

Author: Nana Malone

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 30, 2019
Blurb
I’ve been a prince in exile, but I’m finally going home,
tarnished crown and all. This time, I won’t let anyone keep me away…

Not Ariel, the woman I left behind. Not the killer on my tail. Hell, not even
my cousin—the king—can stop me.

Unlike my conniving brother, I have no designs on the throne. Let better men
rule.

But I do have a score to settle.

Everything was going just fine until Ariel is assigned to my protection detail.
Little Miss Hates My Ass will ruin everything.

One look at her and I know it’s not over between us. All I have to do is
convince her I never forgot her…and not get dead in the process.

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Author Bio
USA Today Bestselling Author, NANA MALONE’s love of all
things romance and adventure started with a tattered romantic suspense she
borrowed from her cousin on a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana at a precocious
thirteen. She’s been in love with kick butt heroines ever since.
With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner
Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own
characters. Waiting for her chance at a job as a ninja assassin, Nana, meantime
works out her drama, passion and sass with fictional characters every bit as
sassy and kick butt as she thinks she is.
The books in her series have been on multiple Amazon Kindle
and Barnes & Noble best seller lists as well as the iTunes Breakout Books
list and most notably the USA Today Bestseller list.
Until that ninja job comes through, you’ll find Nana working
hard on additional books for her series as well as other fun, sassy romances
for characters that won’t leave her alone. And if she’s not working or hiding
in the closet reading, she’s acting out scenes for her husband, daughter and
puppy in sunny San Diego.

Want to hit me up? Just email me:

nana@nanamaloneromance.com
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