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Mick by Jennifer Vester Review!

arcblurbmickIn a city without justice, sometimes doing the wrong thing may be the right thing to do. Welcome to Kingston, a city of corruption, crime and greed.

Mick, now a fallen man, returns home after a tragic incident that haunts him. With the events of his past plaguing him he’s a broken man. Troubled by his memories, he knows that life will never be the same.

Alisa had her own agonizing journey in life. Her family rules the city through any means. When she moves home, her future seems decided, but she’s always known what it meant to be a King.

He’s a lonely haunted man. She’s the light to his darkness. A chance meeting and it all begins…

In this suspenseful, passionate story, two people will have to fight for their future, in a city that will test the truth of their convictions. Love has a cost, and only sacrifice will show the way.

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aboutheauthor29512396_1200506436747627_5896820014052574436_nJennifer Vester is a romance author whose ambition is to entertain readers with off-beat female characters and theover-the-top alpha men that love them.

Her books revolve around romantic suspense with a little something for every reader. Always an HEA….(but look out for those twists!) It’s romance suspense after all.

The Lakefield series deals with some very serious subjects at times.

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Every time I read one of Jennifer’s books, I’m blown away. Truly. Reading the Lakefield series in succession, I saw Jennifer’s way with words go from great to amazing. In Mick I was left broken, with my pieces stitched back together, left hanging by a thread. I connected with Mick on a level I hadn’t with anyone in her other books. Although Brock will always be mine (hah S Van Horne had to give up her boys so I’m claiming him), Mick broke my heart.

We all got snippets of Mick in the last of the Lakefield series, though you don’t have to read those books before this one I HIGHLY SUGGEST IT, but that was before he was broken. We got little bits of the cold man, but that was before his soul was left withered and dried up. There was nothing he could do, nothing anyone could do, to breathe life into his life. There was no light to his darkness, no saint to his sinner.

…Until Alisa stumbles into his lap. From the first, they have a pull towards each other. As much as Mick wants to stay away, he can’t. And he doesn’t want to. Besides the fact, Alisa wouldn’t let him. She may have been sweet, choosing to see the good in everyone, but she got what she wanted too. And what she wanted was Mick.

This was darker, grittier, bloodier than I had been expecting (I’m lying, I totally stalk Jennifer’s updates so I was expecting the darkness), but it was so amazingly well written, you end up rooting for the bad guys. Because this isn’t like Lakefield, where the guys toe the line and sometimes blur it to their advantage. Mick is a bad guy. Alisa sees it, accepts it, loves him despite the demons that hold him back.

Everything about this book felt natural. The progression, the emotion, the bonds that were created. It was the definition of “page-turner”. If you’ve read my other reviews of Jennifer’s books, you know I dubbed her the Queen of Plot Twists… she doesn’t disappoint here either. Every time you think you’ve got something figured out, she twists it up on you, leaving you like one of Pavlov’s dogs, drooling at the sight of a new release.

And if you’re looking for a dark book that can make your glasses fog… look no further. Alisa and Mick burn the sheets in ways that had me reaching for a little paper fan in the middle of the night.

This book has it ALL.

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GRASPING FOR AIR IS LIVE- this is not a drill!

 

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by K.L. Donn
 
 
Genre: Dark Romance
Series: Adair Empire; Book 6
 
 

 

Buried bodies.
Broken dreams.
Desperate measures.
A devastating loss.
A hard choice.
She ran …
How long will her lies have them …
Grasping For Air

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Krystal is a proud Canadian girl, hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta. She has a strong dislike for the winter, and a love for spring. Married to her husband Steve, for 13 years, they have 4 beautiful red headed spawns ranging in ages 6-13. She has a strong love of coffee, sarcasm, and wine. (Not necessarily in that order either.)Krystal loves to write about instalove between couples looking for love. She has a passion for contemporary romance and springs into menage as often as she can.

 
 

 

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RELEASE BLITZ-The Mafia and His Obsession by Lylah James

 

Title: The Mafia and His Obsession: Part One
Series: Tainted Hearts #4

Author: Lylah James

Publisher: Limitless Publishing LLC

Genre: Contemporary Dark Romance
Release Date: July 24, 2018

 

Blurb
My life only has one purpose, and it’s to
protect them—my family.
Whether I fight, maim, or kill the enemy, it
makes no difference to me. If have to take a bullet for my family, I would
embrace death with a goddamn smile on my face.
When their safety is compromised, I put my
life on the line and made a deal with the devil. I never questioned it, not
even once…
…Until her.
All it takes is one glance. With her pretty
eyes now imprinted on my soul, the foundation my life has been built on is
shifting. My loyalty has become hazy, and my life has a new meaning. There’s a
pull between us that’s undeniable, and a carnal desire that threatens to ruin
us both. It has turned me into a man obsessed.
My perfect, well-planned life is now in chaos,
and a choice needs to be made.
My family…or my obsession?

 

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Lylah James uses all her spare time to write. If she is not catching up
on sleep, working or writing—she can be found with her nose buried in a good
romance book, preferably with a hot alpha male.



Writing is her passion. The voices in her head won’t stop, and she
believes they deserve to be heard and read. Lylah James writes about drool
worthy and total alpha males, with strong and sweet heroines. She makes her
readers cry—sob their eyes out, swoon, curse, rage, and fall in love. Mostly
known as the Queen of cliffhanger and the #evilauthorwithablacksoul, she likes
to break her readers’ hearts and then mend them again.

 

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Grasping for Air by KL Donn Review

arcblurb5034b-kl2bdonn2bgfa2b1Buried bodies.
Broken dreams.
Desperate measures.
A devastating loss.
A hard choice.
She ran…
How long will her lies have them…
Grasping For Air

**WARNING**
The Adair Empire is a dark and graphic romance that will push your buttons, and maybe your boundaries. Each book contains a new couple but ends with a plot cliff-hanger.  This is the final book in the Adair Empire

Series must be read in order of release.
The series reading order is:
King: 13 Little Lies
Luther: 2 Truths and a Lie
Castiel: With Lies
Atticus: Secret Lies
Carver: Past Lies
Grasping For Air

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Krystal is a proud Canadian girl, hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta. She has a strong dislike for the winter, and a love spring. Married to her husband Steve, for 13 years, they have 4 beautiful red headed spawns ranging in ages 5-12. She has a strong love of coffee, sarcasm, and wine. (Not necessarily in that order either.)
Krystal loves to write about instalove between couples looking for love. She has a passion for contemporary romance and springs into menage as often as she can. Currently, she is working on 2 new series, the Adair Empire a darker, dirtier, and grittier series than what her readers are used to, but boy has she had a ton of fun writing them. The What Happens When series will begin with Anonymous Bride series will begin with Anonymous Bride and continue with untraditional love stories. Bringing you all the good feels, a ton of love, and maybe – if you’re lucky 😉 a surprise baby or two!
With the exception of Anonymous Bride, and Until Arsen you’ll be able to find all her books on all platforms!

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First of all, can I just say how hard it is to write reviews for cliffhanger books? Cause ugh, this is realllyyyy hard. But also reaalllyyyyy worth it.

If you didn’t think this was going to be 5 stars, you obviously don’t know how obsessed I am with this series, this author, or Luther. Cause seriously, I’m obsessed with them all. I have the cover for Luther as my background on my phone (which can get kinda awkward at my new job but YOLO).

From the moment I read Luther (cause yeah, totes didn’t get the Adair memo at first) I’ve been obsessed. Each book gets a little darker, a little more twisted, a little sexier, and also makes you question your own mental instabilities, let alone KL’s. She brings in so many different aspects to this series, I could probably write a thesis on it (wait- I feel like I’ve said this before…). Anyways, this series is not for the faint of heart. If you’re not into dark and twisted alpha psychos that are obsessed with their women- you won’t like this series. And it’s cool… I won’t hold it against you (for too long). But if you like organized crime families that will go to bat for each other, literally kill for each other, than I welcome you to contact me every time KL makes you go WTF?!?!

Grasping for Air was the stunning, breath taking, HOT conclusion to the Adair series (I’M NOT CRYING YOU ARE). If you’re sitting here, reading this review hoping to get spoilers MOVE ALONG because I’m not giving them. But if you’re looking for a taste of what’s to come, let me tease you as much as I can. There’s a whole bunch of OMG, a lot of fanning your face because Jesus woman you need to go to Church, you’ll be clutching your pearls and a whole bunch of tears. AND THERE’S TWO EPILOGUES. Ugh. That second one though, had me seriously crying.

KL Donn makes me cry a lot.

If you read Carver, you’re probably yelling at me to tell you who this book is about. But I’m not gonna. It broke my heart all over again, and you need to get that too. Each sentence, each page, is another moment you’re going to want to experience for yourself. So get the series, love it, obsess over it, TALK TO ME ABOUT IT PLEASE. You won’t regret it.

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Genre: Dark Romance
Series: Adair Empire; Book 6
 
 

 

Buried bodies.
Broken dreams.
Desperate measures.
A devastating loss.
A hard choice.
She ran …
How long will her lies have them …
Grasping For Air

 

 Read the series in order!

 

Follow the Author
About the Author
Krystal is a proud Canadian girl, hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta. She has a strong dislike for the winter, and a love for spring. Married to her husband Steve, for 13 years, they have 4 beautiful red headed spawns ranging in ages 5-12. She has a strong love of coffee, sarcasm, and wine. (Not necessarily in that order either.) 
Krystal loves to write about instalove between couples looking for love. She has a passion for contemporary romance and springs into menage as often as she can. Currently, she is working on 2 new series, the Adair Empire a darker, dirtier, and grittier series than what her readers are used to, but boy has she had a ton of fun writing them.  The What Happens When series will begin with Anonymous Bride and continue with untraditional love stories. Bringing you all the good feels, a ton of love, and maybe — if you’re lucky 😉 a surprise baby or two!
 
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I saw her.
 
She’s mine.
 
NOTHING
 
Will stop me.
 
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The Adair Empire is a dark and graphic romance that will push your buttons, and maybe your boundaries. Each book contains a new couple but ends with a plot cliff-hanger.
 
One hour.
 
Sixty minutes.
 
Three thousand, six hundred seconds.
 
Small inconsequential numbers. They mean nothing. They are nothing.
 
To the average man.
 
I’m not your average man. I’m a killer. A righter of many wrongs. On a good day I’m your judge, jury, and executioner. On a bad day, I’m your worst nightmare. I’ll make you wish for death while praying for the devil. Nothing scares me. 
 
Not a fucking thing.
 
Except the last hour.
 
Meadow …
 
Sweet, innocent, perfect Meadow.
 
She’s mine. Has been for almost a year. King told me to back off. He swore when she was ready, I would have her. She would be Meadow-mine. Meadow would be the one and only thing in this world to belong to me and no one would take her. Hurt her.
 
McCray should have been dead. He was left for it. His carcass should be rotting in the wilds of Alaska. 
 
But he’s not.
 
He’s like a bad rash that won’t fucking going away.
 
An right now, he has minutes to live because when I’m through with him he’ll wish he’d let the wolves tear apart his dying body.
 
When I’m done with him, he’ll pray for the end, but I won’t give it.
 
Follow the Author
 
 
About the Author
 
Krystal is a proud Canadian girl, hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta. She has a strong dislike for the winter, and a love spring. Married to her husband Steve, for 13 years, they have 4 beautiful red headed spawns ranging in ages 5-12. She has a strong love of coffee, sarcasm, and wine. (Not necessarily in that order either.)
 
Krystal loves to write about instalove between couples looking for love. She has a passion for contemporary romance and springs into menage as often as she can. Currently, she is working on 2 new series, the Adair Empire a darker, dirtier, and grittier series than what her readers are used to, but boy has she had a ton of fun writing them. The What Happens When series will begin with Anonymous Bride series will begin with Anonymous Bride and continue with untraditional love stories. Bringing you all the good feels, a ton of love, and maybe – if you’re lucky 😉 a surprise baby or two! 
 
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Carver by KL Donn Review

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I saw her.
She’s mine.
NOTHING
Will stop me.
**Warning**
The Adair Empire is a dark and graphic romance that will push your buttons, and maybe your boundaries. Each book contains a new couple but ends with a plot cliff-hanger.
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Krystal is a proud Canadian girl, hailing from Sherwood Park, Alberta. She has a strong dislike for the winter, and a love spring. Married to her husband Steve, for 13 years, they have 4 beautiful red headed spawns ranging in ages 5-12. She has a strong love of coffee, sarcasm, and wine. (Not necessarily in that order either.)
Krystal loves to write about instalove between couples looking for love. She has a passion for contemporary romance and springs into menage as often as she can. Currently, she is working on 2 new series, the Adair Empire a darker, dirtier, and grittier series than what her readers are used to, but boy has she had a ton of fun writing them. The What Happens When series will begin with Anonymous Bride series will begin with Anonymous Bride and continue with untraditional love stories. Bringing you all the good feels, a ton of love, and maybe – if you’re lucky 😉 a surprise baby or two!
With the exception of Anonymous Bride, and Until Arsen you’ll be able to find all her books on all platforms!

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Ah KL Donn, How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (Warning: This review contains no spoilers but it does contain squealing fangirling).

I’ve made no bones about my total love and adoration for this series, and each book gets better and better. It started with King, where you weren’t quite sure what you were getting yourself into, then we got something darker in Luther (I’m going to reiterate everytime I do a review for this series: Luther’s mine kthxbye), we got bloody in Castiel, wicked in Atticus, and then we got psychotic in Carver. By the time King was over, I was hooked, and now I’m addicted. I’m not sure what Grasping for Air will bring, but I am SO READY/HERE FOR IT.

So let’s go over all the reasons I love Carver, my little sociopath, and Meadow’s story.

One– His absolute obsession with Meadow knows no bounds, yet he tries to respect her wants and wishes- even when he doesn’t agree with them.
Two– He has absolutely no idea what it means to be with a woman, and what would scare a woman or not, and yet he tries to do everything possible to make Meadow want him (and if that doesn’t just break your heart you are heartless.)
Three– Meadow is not born into the life, is not strong like the other women in the series are, yet she accepts Carver and all of his psychotic tendencies, though it takes her a minute.
Four– These two are special to each other, for special reasons, and it’s literally the greatest thing ever.
Five– THE DRAMA. What the heck was all of that???
Six– I question KL Donn and her mental state, but I thank her for it because everything about this bloody masterpiece was so amazing.
Seven– I don’t know how to stay true to a psychopath is possible, but KL matched up a psycho and basically a cute little bunny, and made you want to wrap them in a blanket and keep them safe forever so no one can ever hurt them again.

What do I hate about this? HOW DARE YOU LEAVE ME LIKE THIS. I know there’s a warning about a cliffhanger, but when you read it you’re going to be like WTF. KL is evil, evil genius? Maybe. Anyways, I can’t wait for Grasping for Air, though I’m probably gonna cry because that means my Adair boys are done and I’m not sure I’m mentally capable of accepting this.  I’ll probably just ignore the fact that it’s over and reread it a bunch of times. That’s not crazy, right?

Anyways, this bloody, twisted empire quickly became one of my all time favorites. Luther will always be my love, but I absolutely adore Carver. I love how perfectly Carver and Meadow balance each other out. I love that Meadow has some growing to do without Carver, but it really sucks ass. I love that Meadow is the only one that could ever put Carver in his place, yet she probably never would. And I love how Carver doesn’t understand most things, but his connection to Meadow is so deep, he knows what she needs.

I’m shutting up now, I swear.

Go get this series!!

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