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Until We Meet Again…

blurbuntil we meet againA Club Alias Crossover

Justin, Kenton, and Nico did their job—catching and putting away the trafficker who had been kidnapping young women all over the state of Tennessee. But with all the money the bastard made from selling women as sex slaves, and lawyers as dirty as his bank accounts, Javier Flores was set free.

Frustrated and out of options, the Nashville boys call me, Brian Glover, a BDSM club owner and mercenary.

After a couple of difficult missions, I’m ready to get back to what I’m good at—eliminating bad guys and making it look like an accident. Plus, I’ll jump at any chance to spend time with Clarice, my best friend with benefits who meets me on all of my jobs.

Will this be the mission Clarice finally admits she wants more than friendship? Or will I have to wait… Until We Meet Again?

Happily Ever Alpha Kindle WorldauthorkdrobKD Robichaux wanted to be a romance author since the first time she picked up her mom’s Sandra Brown books at the ripe old age of twelve. She went to college to become a writer, but then married and had babies. Putting her dream job on hold to raise her family as a stay at home mom, who read entirely too much, she created a blog where she could keep her family and friends up-to-date on all the hottest reads. From there, by word of mouth, her blog took off and she began using her hard-earned degree as a Senior Editor for Hot Tree Editing. When her kids started school, and with the encouragement from her many author friends, she finally sat down and started working on her first series, The Blogger Diaries, her very own real life romance.

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Um, EXCUSE YOU MRS. ROBICHAUX. How dare you give me this masterpiece without a proper ending? I need their HEA. I give this book NEGATIVE 5 STARS because it’s not done!

Ok, I’m being dramatic. Sue me. This book was more than five stars. It was short and sweet and I may have fallen just a little (ok, a lot) in love with Brian. He’s full of contradictions and I freaking love the giant. The title maybe should have given it away but it didn’t so I want more.

I’m usually a bit hesitant about BDSM club books. By hesitant, I mean I don’t read them. I have to look things up because I have no idea what they’re using, or the sub culture is just too much for me, or the guy is into voyeurism and I like guys that are too alpha to let their women be seen by other guys. BDSM clubs just aren’t my kind of kink.

Usually.

I have the first Club Alias book on my kindle, but haven’t read it yet because of my hesitance of BDSM. I’ve read books with it before, and I’ve liked them, but I don’t usually willingly read a book about it (I suck at reading blurbs!). Plus with all the new releases, I kept pushing it off. But, now that I’ve read this book, I NEED to read the rest of the series. I need to know more about Brian and Clarice. I need it. I’m like that Spongebob meme right now (you know the one so don’t pretend like you don’t). I also need their HEA, which I’ve heard they’re going to get, but obviously I don’t have it in my hands right now.

Like it should be. If I beg, will it come out faster? Please?

I loved reading this because it was all in Brian’s POV. It was so fun to see someone so tall (6’8″, hubba hubba) be so deeply in love with Clarice, be so gentle with her, yet also be a Dom. He loves her, and trusts her, to switch with her. He trusts her with info on his jobs, which I think I love more than anything else. It’s so different than the “I can’t tell you but it’s for your protection” thing. This book was short, sweet, and sexy, so I’m going to make my review short and sweet too (but not sexy). Go get this book, because you will LOVE it. This was my first KD book but it won’t be my last!
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5star

I think everybody looks forward to the Summer

blurbSensual woman kissing her handsome husbandWhen Natalie Quimby started working as a third grade teacher she vowed to shed her socialite skin for good. And things were going great.

Enter tall, dark and handsome August Huffman. He’s everything Natalie wants in a man. There’s just one problem, he’s the father of one of her students.

Will Natalie finally find love, or is she doomed to repeat past mistakes?

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I’ve been reading as long as I’ve been walking, though I never done the two together (I’m rather clumsy). With the birth of my second son I became a stay-at-home mom and found when the little one took a nap I had a WHOLE hour to myself.

I wanted nothing more than to escape for that hour and thus a love for writing was born.

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Holy fireworks, batman. This book has a single parent, ex-baby mama drama, and a hot daddy with an accent. Not just an accent, but an Irish/Scottish lilt, and if that doesn’t make you hot, I don’t know what will.

Natalie is a teacher who has a student, Thomas, that has been acting out. She schedules a meeting with Thomas’ parents, which is where she meets Mr. Tall-Dark and Handsome with an accent, August. August shows up late to the meeting, is a big ol’ Mr. Grumpy-pants, so returns later to apologize. These two have the instant connection, the instant love, they have to wait until Natalie is no longer Thomas’ teacher before they can get together.

The problem? Baby-mama is a grade A… well, you know. She causes major issues for this couple, because Natalie has a past. A past she has worked hard to move on from. She is a new person, who’s trying to make it work with a super hot dad.

I loved many things about this book. I loved the texting, I loved the drunk/hungover scenes, I loved the realness Elle Jefferson added into the insta-love factor, and I loved August’s unwillingness to give up. And when they get together, finally, it’s like fireworks and explosions and BOOM! I wish there was an epilogue (because, hello, I need more!) and I don’t know how old the characters are. Age is not important, but I don’t like trying to guess ages or do math to figure it out. I suck at math.

Elle’s contribution to the Happily Ever Alpha series was FAB! Thank you Elle!

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4star

Until Mallory by Ella Fox Review

blurbuntilmalloryMallory McDonald might have bitten off more than she could chew when she moved to Nashville. That could be because the temporary rental she’s in is a dump, or it might be that the police just kicked in the door of said rental and came in with their weapons drawn.

Officer John Wright is stunned to realize the girl standing in front of him with her hands up is the former neighbor he’s pined over for years. Now that he’s finally got her within his sights, he plans never to let her go.

 

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authorellafoxUSA Today Bestselling Author Ella Fox has learned a bunch of stuff along the way but the most important of all those things is that anything is possible when you try. In 2012 she took a big leap of faith and published her first book, Broken Hart. Since then she’s written fifteen more full-length books and several novellas– and every one is a reminder that you can live your dream as long as you work for it.

Ella’s favorite things are music, movies, traveling, The Foo Fighters and, of course, reading. This isn’t a surprise considering the fact that her mom is USA Today Bestselling Author Suzanne Halliday.

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Every time I read one of these books, I swear it’s my favorite. They literally just keep getting better and better. My standards for writing and love stories have also gotten higher. Ella Fox created a story that was so sweet, so beautiful, and it fit right in with the Maysons.

John is a cop who moved away from Chattanooga to escape the feelings he’s had for his neighbor for over two years. He wanted to take her out, treat her right, but his neighbor’s strict grandmother refuses John access to the woman who stole his heart after a brief meeting.

Mallory has lived with her strict grandmother since she was three years old, and has tried to adhere to her grandmother’s rules. She was always a good girl. She met John and felt an instant connection with him. She always wondered why he never asked her out, never realizing he tried to. A month after John left Chattanooga, Mallory’s grandmother passes away, leaving her on her own. She works her butt off before deciding to move to Nashville, where John is, and try to connect with him.

And they connect in an explosive way. I thought Brandon and Asher moved their women into their houses fast, but I seriously think John wins. And Nico wins his bet- you’ll get the reference if you go grab the book. (Nico has lots of bets…)  And I freaking LOVE that John has a cat with an attitude. My list of swoon-worthy alphas is seriously single dads, men with pets that they treat like prince/princesses, and guys with tattoos. (Can you guess who my favorite Mayson brother is?)

I loved and adored this sweet story. Mallory is the absolute cutest, and John is so freaking swoon-worthy. He is so adorable, and hot, and everything. I’m going to stop babbling now, and let you go pick up the book yourself, but SERIOUSLY it’s 5 stars.

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5star

Rayne-y Days

blurbuntil rayneNick Stevenson is all about the rules. He’s khakis and polos, the boy next door, and certainly not a risk taker.

Rayne Summers hates rules. She’s leather and lace, a free spirit, living from one moment to the next.

When Rayne rolls into town, Nick suddenly discovers a new side of himself. He’d never believed in love at first sight and yet, BOOM! From the moment he saw her, he instantly knew Rayne was his and he would do anything to keep her by his side.

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ellechristensen.jpgI’m a lover of all things books, a hopeless romantic, and have always had a passion for writing. Between being a sappy romantic, my love of an HEA, my crazy imagination, and ok, let’s be real, my dirty mind, I fell easily into writing romance.
I’m a huge baseball fan and yet, a complete girly, girl. I’m an obsessive reader and have a slight (hahaha! Slight? Yeah, right) addiction to signed books.
I’m married to my very own book boyfriend, an alpha male with a sexy, sweet side. He is the best inspiration, my biggest supporter and the love of my life. He is also incredibly patient and understanding about the fact that he has to fight the voices in my head for my attention.
I hope you enjoy reading my books as much as I enjoyed writing them!

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Loafers, you are one sneaky lawyer. Seriously. Nick seriously caught the book curse from the Mayson brothers, takes one look at gypsy traveler Rayne Summers and he’s gone. Predictable, staid, safe Nick Stevenson, who wears loafers to a bar, sees Rayne and learns about a darker, more possessive side of him that he’s never known before. Rayne Summers has been traveling around since she was little. Her parents home schooled her so they could travel, and left her to her own travels when she was eighteen.

Rayne truly believes she’s not meant to settle down, that she’s supposed to travel the world and find her own way. Nick thinks she’s just scared of being abandoned. Although Nick does want to travel and see the world he’s missed out on, he still likes being dependable. He’s earned his respect from the Mayson crew, except Asher still doesn’t like him obviously, and he’s learned how to deal with a woman who’s scared. You just push her until she agrees.

Alpha-Male-Syndrome. AMS.

Nick doesn’t look like he’d be suffering from AMS, but he is. And Rayne loves that he’s got hard edges to his loafer and glasses wearing side. He’s got layers (I will not make a Shrek reference-even if it kills me) and Rayne enjoys peeling them back, all the while trying to convince herself that she’s going to leave. She’s cute like that. Nick, being oh-so-smart, doesn’t comment on this. He quickly moves Rayne into his house, makes room for her in his life, and slyly makes her fall in love with him.

Like I said, he’s sneaky.

Their chemistry is off the charts, and the connection they have is amazing. I love how completely opposite they are, and how he’s alpha specifically for her. Basically I love this book. I love how sweet Nick is, in everything he does, but he’s also all possessive about Rayne, to the point others are shocked about his behavior. And I love how Rayne finally accepts them together. This book is sassy, sweet, and safe.

5 Stars Elle! I loved your contribution! Can’t wait to read more of Elle’s work!
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5star

Until Brandon by Natasha Madison Review

blurbuntil brandonRead about Brandon and Aurora story in this Kindle World Novella.

Kindle World of NYT Bestselling Author, Aurora Rose Reynolds. Happily Ever Alpha, a new Kindle World, will debut April 3, 2018.

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Anytime I heard someone speak of the boom, I laughed.
Surely only crazy people believe they can fall in love as soon as they lay eyes on someone.
I thought it was all in their heads until the moment she walked into my office asking for a job.
The instant my gaze locked with hers, I knew she was mine, and I would do anything in my power to protect her.

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I never thought I would be applying for a job at a strip club, yet there I was.
When the stunning owner offered me a job, I thought taking off my clothes would be the most nerve wracking thing.
When I walked in the next morning, I found out I wouldn’t be stripping, I’d be working side by side with him.
It doesn’t make sense for a man like him to desire a woman like me—a woman with baggage and a past.

One phone call changes everything and I’m forced to realize that until Brandon, I might have had it hard, but with him I will have it all.

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Holy. Crap. That’s it. That’s my review. I’m obsessed with this series, but Brandon is definitely one of my favorites. This was my first Natasha Madison book but it won’t be my last! (She just released a single dad book so you KNOW I’m reading it ASAP!) Brandon definitely learned from his dad and the Mayson crew on how to treat a woman, but I think he may hold the record for fastest move in date. Brandon and Aurora move at light speed but in the best way!

Brandon is Mike’s, November’s Dad, step-son that we meet in the novella Second Chance Holiday. You would never be able to tell he isn’t Mike’s blood though. And nowhere in the book does he say “step-dad” (though there is some background as to how Mike became Brandon’s father) which I love.

Aurora’s parents died in a car crash, leaving her to raise her teenage sister by herself. Due to trouble Cassie got herself into, Aurora tries to work at the club as a dancer, but meets Brandon instead. (Like Brandon was gonna let her work there after seeing her. Pffffft). From the moment they meet, Aurora gets the “Brandon fog” though she doesn’t use those terms. He moves so fast, she’s left spinning in circles trying to keep up.

Plus, Brandon gets some help from Cassie.

I LOVED this book so much! Natasha really captured the essence of the Mayson crew, even bringing in Kenton for a sneaky appearance, and made it so effortless falling in love with these three. And she gives us double epilogues which basically means I love her forever. Ugh, I’m sleep deprived and crying because I loved this story so much. It was sweet, fast, and almost like a single mom book, since Aurora is raising Cassie, though they have a true sister relationship.

And Brandon gives Cass the same treatment he got from Mike: so much love but with a stern hand. I’m surprised she didn’t have to sign a contract *wink wink* (Please read this so I don’t look like such a weirdo writing that reference. Thanks). Ok 5 stars and ice cream!

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5star

Until Sunrise by Sarah O’Rourke Review

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Michelle Buchanan wasn’t looking for the perfect man to fill her life.  She’d settle for Mr. Right Now to fill the empty spot in her bed – just someone that could help her with the little problem of her lingering virginity.  But when Luka Templeton invaded her blind date and suddenly begins taking over her every waking thought, she realizes that she is in way too deep with the confident alpha male currently wreaking havoc on her life.

Join us on this romantic comedy romp as Chelle and Luka find their way to happily ever after!           
Romantic comedy.  Releases on April 3 as part of Aurora Rose Reynold’s Happily Ever After Kindle World.  (And if you’ve read Aurora’s Until series, you’ll know Chelle from Until Ashlyn!)
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Sarah O’Rourke is actually TWO besties who live three states apart and write at all hours of the day and night! Born and raised in the Southern United States, they are overly attached to their one-click accounts, can’t make it through the day without copious doses of caffeine, and spend way too much time on the phone with each other.

Between them, they have four children and twenty-plus years of marriage…one to a retired super soldier and the other to egomaniac engineer. They hate empty chocolate wrappers and writer’s block, love to talk to readers…and oh, by the way, they write about strong, kick-ass women and hot alpha heroes!

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Not going to lie, even a little bit. I had another book I wanted to read today, because I’ve been waiting months for it to come out… and then the Happily Ever Alpha crew released a day early and I dropped everything to start reading… It’s 3AM and I’m up reading!

When I first heard this story was going to be titled Until Sunrise, I really didn’t get it. Most titles in this crossover series are pretty obvious- not this one. Once I got into it, I knew why it was. And I FREAKING LOVE IT! Luka has a dirty, foul mouth that goes well with his previous player ways (though he wasn’t that much of a player), and Michelle has some serious issues with men and has a crazy case of RBF. Together, sunrise means something special.

Though I commend them on their dedication to sunrise, I’d stab someone who wanted to meet at sunrise. I think I could give Ashlyn or Chelle a run for their money on morning grumpiness.

Michelle isn’t looking for her boom, in fact she doesn’t even believe in it. She’s just looking for a guy to fill some of the loneliness she feels. Luka takes one look at her and knows shes the One for him. His father fell in love with his mother in a split second, and told Luka the story (which is super cute by the way and absolutely amazing) so when Luka saw Michelle, he knew. He wasn’t afraid, but excited about the fact he found the love of his life. Chelle was a little less excited about the feelings she felt.

And Luka comes off as crazy, and I love the homicidal tendencies Chelle tends to have towards him. I totally get it. How Michelle talks her self off the ledge, many times, is absolutely fantastic.

I smiled through the entire reading of this book. Luka’s nickname for Michelle is so sweet, and his over the top alpha is awesome. He tries understanding Michelle, giving her the support she needs, but he also doesn’t back off. And Michelle gives it right back to him when he’s being too much (yes feminism!)

All the drama in this book comes from Chelle and her fear of being hurt by Luka. While I would have liked a little less craziness from her, I still loved this book.

Thank you Sarah!!!
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4star

~ Release Blitz ~ Until More by S. Van Horne

Until More by S.Van Horne

Part of Aurora Rose Reynolds’ Happily Ever After Kindle World

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Release Date: April 3rd, 2018

Cover Design: SK Designs

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At twenty-two, Crystal Kopas didn’t know where her life was heading. Ghost writing romance stories for well-known authors isn’t an easy thing to do, especially when she couldn’t forget the one man who rocked her world. After moving to Hawaii, she thought she was finally getting her life on track. That is—until he showed up.

At twenty-five, Detective Vigo Conti decided it was time to take a vacation with his baby sister. After a grueling case that took everything out of him, he packed up Maddison and hit the beaches of Hawaii, praying to get his mind off the one woman who seemed to steal his heart when she disappeared after only one night together. He was finally starting to relax and enjoy his time with Mads uninterrupted. That is—until he sees her.

Without warning, disaster strikes and Conti vows he will do everything to get his family back. Because sometimes finding that special BOOM makes one cross lines never imagined.

Will Conti be able to save his family before it is too late?

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This was my first dive into the Happily Ever Alpha world and it started with a huge boom. Seriously, S. Van Horne fit her characters into the Mayson world almost seamlessly, while staying true to her writing style. Horne was able to keep her voice in the story, while grabbing the essence of the characters from Aurora Rose Reynolds’ imagination. We got to see Conti and Crystal finally get together and we got to see snippets into Kai and Myla’s HEA (plus some bonus scenes with some other characters sneaking in! But I won’t ruin that for ya.) It was truly amazing.

Crystal and Conti are from S. Van Horne’s More series and have been running around each other for a year. A year! They met each other at a bar, had some wild, crazy, intense, monkey sex, and then Crystal snuck out avoiding Conti. Because Crystal didn’t want to clear up the misunderstanding, she made it worse throwing his words back in his face. She didn’t know what those words meant though.

So fast forward a year, to Crystal moving to Hawaii to feel closer to her parents, and Conti going on vacation with his autistic sister (and what’s hotter than a man who takes responsibility without hesitation for his siblings?!) and misunderstandings are cleared up. And I don’t think I’ve heard better advice, “C, pride is like a glass plate.” (I’ll let you read to find out the rest of that statement.)

Not only do Crystal, Conti, and Mads fit in perfectly in Aurora Rose Reynolds’ Mayson world, but they fit perfectly with each other. They were meant for each other. This is the story of insta-love, with the characters not quite believing in insta-love. They know they’ve wasted enough time not being together, but they fight to make sure they are in love.

S. Van Horne had me impatiently reading this book (which means I’ll have to do a re-read because I’m sure I missed something). From the prologue, to the last line, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. I smiled, I laughed, I bit my lip, I bit my nails in anticipation. There aren’t many tense scenes, and it’s mostly a story about the love the two share, so it makes sense that the tense scenes weren’t too intense. I just wish it lasted a little bit longer. It seemed rushed.

But talk about epilogues, because these were seriously my favorite. I had tears (of joy) in my eyes at the end. And multiple epilogues!What’s better than multiples?! Nothing I tell you! Nothing!

So amazing job, and four stars for you Ms. Horne! I cannot WAIT to read the others in the series.

 

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S. Van Horne was born and raised in the small town of Belton, Missouri, which is a part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. She’s from a very large family and is the oldest of six. Growing up, she didn’t have the easiest life. She learned quickly that family means everything, even if it’s the type that you get to pick for yourself.

She met the love of her life at the early age of twenty and was married just after nine months of meeting him. Shortly after marriage, her husband rejoined the U.S. Navy and they moved from Kansas City and started their journey together. Currently they have two amazing children, a boy and a girl, and are still enjoying the Navy life.

She spends her days being a wife, mom, reading books, writing her latest novel, watching her beloved Kansas City Chiefs or Kansas City Royals, watching movies, hanging out with family and friends and having girls’ day at least once a month.

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