Visualizzazione dei post da Aprile, 2021

Bad Crush by Rebecca Jenshak

  Release Date: 04.27.2021 Synopsis: Reasons not to crush on Adam: He's my best friend's brother. He's my neighbor. He's the captain of the hockey team. He's a serial monogamist who's sworn off dating. Reasons not to fake date Adam: See above. He has no idea I actually like him—like really like him. But do I listen to any of those really great reasons? Of course not. Now, thanks to my amazing and convincing acting skills, one fake date ends with him being my fake fiancé (oops!). My bad crush has gotten me in way over my head. Review: I thoroughly enjoyed this story, sweet and hot read. Reagan and Adam are students at the Valley U, they are neighbours, they are friends and he is a serial dater, all these make it difficult for Reagan to confess her feelings for Adam. Everything change when Adam asks her to be his fake date for an important event with his professors, that night they feel so well together that even Adam begins to see Reagan as more than a friend. Co

Darkroom by Kate Willoughby

  Release Date: 04.26.2021 Synopsis: As a top draft pick from a family of hockey royalty, I'm under so much pressure that I’m losing my edge on the ice. I need something to snap my brain out of this self-destructive stress-loop. That’s where Indi Briscoe from my photography class comes in. She’s flirtatious and funny one moment, sweetly shy the next. But she’s cagey. She has secrets. Also? She’s a virgin. Did I mention the pressure thing? Maybe I’m crazy for starting something with her. But we can’t seem to help ourselves... Warning: this standalone novel contains heat, heart, familial expectations, extreme milkshakes, and a hamster with deep thoughts. Review: Hudson Forte is a hockey player at the Moo U, he comes from a family of NHL players and he feels the pressure to always play well without any distraction. Indi Briscoe is a good student always focused on her studies, she was adopted in China when she was few months old and her dream is to become a doctor to help children. The

Halftime by Kim Findlay

  Release Date: 04.26.2021 Synopsis: There’s no halftime in hockey, but maybe there’s one in love… Drunk dialing your girlfriend to tell her that you didn’t really cheat is a bad idea--a lesson Seb Hunter learned the hard way. It was no surprise when she cut him completely out of her life. Now he’s finally moved on, and he’s looking forward to sophomore year at Moo U. Until his ex arrives on campus. For goalie Faith Devereaux, cheating is a hard pass. She grew up knowing all too well how destructive infidelity can be. She’s gotten over Seb and picked the college of her dreams. The fact that he’s a student there will not be a problem. Hockey is her priority. Not guys, not dating, definitely not exes. But when an exhibition game forces them into close proximity, it isn’t long before their old attraction flares. Regaining trust is hard, though, when the heart plays a good defensive game. But when the goal is love, one more shot might be all they need.   Review: Sebastien Hunter is a hocke

Overtime by Kat Mizera

  Release Date: 04.26.2021 Synopsis: Hotshot hockey star Patrick Graham has been groomed for the pros since before he could walk. Fast forward to his junior year of college, and he’s having the time of his life. What could be better than pucks, partying, and having his pick of campus women? But if Patrick doesn’t buckle down and get his grades up, he could find himself benched for the championships. Could a beautiful brainiac be the solution to his problems? Nineteen-year-old Master’s student Ellie McGinn could do so many things with her biology degree, but her mother is pushing her toward a future she doesn't want. Tutoring a hockey hottie seems like the perfect opportunity to start making her own choices and living life on her own terms. When learning turns to yearning, will they be ready to face the heat and heartache that love can bring? Review: Loved it!! Patrick Graham is an amazing hockey player, he has to choose if he wants to go pro at the end of the year, as his father wa

Gametime by Jami Davenport

  Release Date: 04.26.2021 Synopsis: One drunken night and one case of mistaken identity turns a friendship inside out... You’ve seen the hockey twins around campus--they look identical, but you can tell them apart by their actions. Patrick is the one who’s busy charming women. Paxton is the one in the library. Until one night when Paxton parties a little harder than usual. Next thing he knows, he’s waking up naked next to Naomi, the girl of his dreams. He bares his heart before an awful realization sets in. He’s not the twin she thought he was... Naomi is the only child of a hockey legend. Partying hard is the best way she knows how to rebel against her controlling father. After a particularly crazy night, she realizes her big mistake. Her hookup isn’t the guy she’s been crushing on. It’s Paxton, her friend, the guy who gets her, who she can always count on. The guy she’d never want to hurt. And yet, the sex was good. Better than good. Now she’s wondering if the wrong twin might be th

Guarding Shadows by Aly Stiles & Hazel James

  Release Date: 04.23.2021 Synopsis: Her demon stalks her. His demons haunt the shadows of his head. Internet star turned rocker Quinn Wylder never asked to be famous. So when she starts receiving disturbing messages while on tour with her new band, her reluctant dream quickly becomes a nightmare. Army veteran Tanner Clarke never asked to be medically retired. But when an injury and PTSD diagnosis force him out of service, he’s left lost and alone in a civilian world that doesn’t seem to have a place for him. It was the perfect solution: the compassionate angel who needs security hiring the haunted warrior trained to protect. But the biggest battle they face may be one they never saw coming—guarding a body is nothing compared to protecting a heart. Review: Guarding Shadows is amazing, beautiful, engaging and emotional. Tanner Clarke was a military, now he is struggling to get used to his new civilian life, his family is not welcoming and he feels broken and hopeless until fate makes hi

Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery by Julia Golding

  Release Date: 04.23.2021 Synopsis: It’s 1789 and a young Jane Austen turns detective as she seeks to solve the mysterious happenings at Southmoor Abbey. When a carriage accident forces a change of plans, 13-year-old Jane is sent to be a companion to Lady Cromwell for a week as the household prepares to celebrate the eldest son’s coming-of-age party. While there, Jane vows to solve the mystery of the ghostly monk in the Abbey grounds – for she does not believe in such stories! But this is not the only strange occurrence for the adventurous young Jane to investigate. There are shivery night-time investigations, an Indian girl with secret talents, a library fire, two prize horses in danger, and friends to save from false accusations. With notebook in hand and her faithful dog Grandison by her side, will Jane overcome the continuous obstacles and find out the truth? Review: Jane Austen is a spirited young girl, she’s sent to the Cromwell household to keep company to Lady Cromwell for a w

Duchess If You Dare by Anabelle Bryant

  Release Date: 03.30.2021 Synopsis: Scarlett Wynn's tragic childhood taught her that life can be cruel to women with little power. So when a local seamstress disappears, Scarlett vows to find out why. Armed with a weapon and her courage, Scarlett scours London for clues—and crosses the unlikely path of Ambrose Cross, the Duke of Aylesford, at an unlikely place: an upscale brothel. The Duke is trying to solve a mystery of his own, and Scarlett is sure they can help each other—if she can resist the attraction that draws them together... As Duke, Ambrose is duty-bound to protect his family name from scandal, no matter the cost. But Scarlett's fearless spirit forces him to look beyond his world of privilege. Scarlett is as intoxicating as she is dangerous, igniting a fire in him like no other. But when the pair learn both mysteries they're trying to solve are tied to a string of missing women, the tangled scheme they uncover may put their lives, and their growing love, in mort

Sweet Pastries And Sourdough, Little Duck Pond Cafe by Rosie Green

Release Date: 03.05.2021 Synopsis: Ellie's brand new enterprise, the True Loaf Bakery, is finally open and classes are due to start. But when Katja's ski-ing holiday ends in disaster, a new teacher must be found very quickly. Anita is up for the challenge, but - fresh from a break-up and an operation that's left her feeling physically and emotionally vulnerable - the last thing she's looking for when she moves to Sunnybrook is a new relationship. So it's Sod's law that she should find herself with not one but two guys vying for her attention. Sven, from Denmark, is a bit of an enigma - but maybe passion lurks beneath his cool reserve? And as for twenty-five-year-old football coach Ross - surely she'd be asking for trouble getting involved with a gorgeous man a decade her junior? (Although her football-mad son Rufus seems to love him.) Moving in with Bertha proves a real comfort - but can Anita get to the bottom of what's troubling the older woman? Anita&

For The Love of Easton by A.M. Hargrove

  Release Date: 04.15.2021 Synopsis: What could be more humiliating than your father telling an almost perfect stranger that you’re single? I’ll tell you what—proposing  MARRIAGE  to him! That’s exactly what my father did. He basically tried to barter me off like a horse. Admittedly, said single dude was a veritable smoke show. Besides being exceptionally panty-melting, he was also a complete jackass. Until the douche of my baby daddy showed up—and not for a friendly visit—insisting on gaining custody of our daughter. Said panty-melting jackass rode in on his white stallion, rescuing me from the clutches of the aforementioned douche . I never imagined Panty-Melter would turn out to be my knight in shining armor. Maybe Dad’s idea wasn’t so crazy after all. And  this was how I found myself considering that insane proposal . Review: I was so excited to read this book because it is a kind of follow up, but it could be also read as a standalone, of For The Love Of English, the first book I’

Bombshells by Sarina Bowen

  Release Date: 04.13.2021 Synopsis: The women's league is in the house! And Brooklyn will never be the same again for Anton Bayer and the team… This is my last chance to ditch my playboy reputation and finally fulfill my potential. So I’ve made three rules for our biggest season yet: no boozing, no women, and no scandals. Especially that last thing. So who do I befriend on the very first day back at the rink? An amazing female hockey player. I want Sylvie in a way that’s more than just friendly. I crave her. But I have a championship to win, and so does she. Then she gets her heart broken by my teammate, and I make the foolish mistake of comforting her in the best way I know how. Our night together sets off a string of sins. Nobody can know about our affair, especially my overprotective teammate. I can’t let anyone see into my greedy little heart. Not even her. The things I want from her, and the things we’ve already done? If anyone knew, there’d be bombshells. Review: I’ve read t

Mr. Smithfield by Louise Bay

  Release Date: 04.13.2021 Synopsis: Wanted: American nanny for an adorable four-year old. Must be able to handle a moody, brooding, sexy British boss.   I'm a single father, a lawyer and some say the most serious man in London. I'm completely focused on raising my four-year-old daughter. Since my wife walked out three years ago, the only woman who has ever caught my eye is the strictly off-limits sister-in-law of my best friend, Autumn Lumen. But temptation is easy to resist because Autumn is only visiting London from Oregon. Until she moves to London. The nanny quits. And she's the only woman for the job. Review: I loved this story so much, it is nice, sweet, hot and a very pleasure to read. Gabriel is your typical serious lawyer, all work and zero fun, unless he is with his precious daughter. Autumn on the contrary is a ray of sunshine, all smiley and joyful. Gabriel has a lot of reasons to stay away from his daughter’s nanny but will he be strong enough to resist to the

A Gentleman's Promise by Penny Hampson

  Release Date: 04.11.2021 Synopsis: A docile wife is what he wants. A husband is the last thing she needs. Can a quest for a killer teach them that they are both wrong? Emma Smythe and her brother arrive at Easterby Hall to discover that a handsome stranger has laid claim to their ancestral home and the family title. Have her relatives been murdered, and is her brother next? Determined to find the answers, she has no option but to trust the gentleman who insists that he will help. But danger appears in many guises, and for a woman intent on remaining single, her intriguing protector may prove the biggest threat of all. The attempts on Richard Lacey’s life begin when he inherits a title and a rundown estate. A coincidence? He’s not so sure. Problems multiply with the unexpected arrival of Jamie and Emma Smythe. Long thought dead, they too are potential targets. Richard thinks he wants a docile, obedient wife, but will the task of keeping headstrong Emma safe from danger change his mind

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