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Σάββατο, 18 Νοεμβρίου 2017

Review: Naughty Beasts by The Naughty Literati

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Naughty Beasts: Shifters, Vamps, and Gargoyles, Oh My! includes fifteen Shapeshifter, Vampire, and Gargoyle romance stories from bestselling authors writing as The Naughty Literati!
BUY ME A ROSE - Francesca Hawley
Jessica and Nathaniel Whitewolf celebrate their thirtieth anniversary as True Mates, but they’ve lost their bond. Now a hot couples’ retreat will get it back.
wolf shifters, shapeshifters
HOW TO BLACKMAIL A VAMPIRE (BLOOD MATES 1) - Belle Scarlett
In the spring, a vampire’s fancy turns to the blood lust mating hunt. A pretty, human blackmailer becomes the object of his thirst, but she’s not into vampires. Yet.
vampires
HYBRID MATES: MERRY CHRISTMAS, KITTEN - Nicole Austin
Sirena Petra wants one thing for Christmas—an orgasm. And sex toy expert Kenyon Fort has exactly what the lion shifter needs to find more than just her happy place.
feline shifters, shapeshifters
VIKING IN TARTAN - Suz deMello
Medieval romance from the Highland Vampires series. A Viking raider brings change to little Clan Kilbirnie, especially to the chieftain’s daughter, Rhona.
Viking, vampires, Scottish highlander
HYBRID MATES: MY VALENTINE LOVERS - Nicole Austin
All I want for Valentine’s Day is to get barbed - a feline shifter and act out a few of the naughty twin fantasies getting me hot and bothered.
feline shifters, shapeshifters, Valentine’s Day
PERFECTLY PRESENTED - Berengaria Brown
Blake sees Xavier agonizing over unclaimed gift tags for poor children on the holiday tree. Will Blake tell Xavier about his past and his problem?
paranormal, M/M, Christmas
HYBRID MATES: MY KIND OF LOVER - Nicole Austin
Badass biker girl, accountant, lioness shifter—I’m all that and more. And this hybrid wolf thinks he can take me on? Bring it, you sexy beast! I’ve got this.
feline shifter, wolf shifter, shapeshifters
SOPHIE’S CHRISTMAS GARGOYLE - Katherine Kingston
When Sophie helps rescue a battered woman, she gets more than one surprise from the woman’s other self-appointed protector.
gargoyle, shapeshifter, Christmas
HYBRID MATES: SEX ME UP - Nicole Austin
One night at a Paris sex club—no strings, complications, or inhibitions—just lots of fantasy sex. But in the morning I forgot the most important rule. Never run from a feline predator—they live for the chase.
feline shifters, shapeshifters
IMMORTAL HUNTERS - Suz deMello
Vampire Rama avoids attention - working nights as a private investigator. No one cares if some bad guys disappear on her shift. Then Detective John van Helsing shows up. Bearing the name of the vamps’ greatest foe, he interferes in her case and in her life. Friend, lover, or enemy?
vampires
THE BERMUDA LOVE TRIANGLE (PACK MASTERS 1) - Belle Scarlett
Castaway in the Bermuda Triangle, Trista finds herself torn between two sexy shifters. Neither will share her so she must choose between them. Decision, decisions…
shapeshifters
OCEAN DREAMS - Suz deMello
Marine biologist Sandi has never forgotten Blue, the baby dolphin with whom she bonded. Reunited with him years later, she discovers he’s a shapeshifter in the sexiest possible way.
dolphin shifter, shapeshifters
HER GARGOYLE GUARDIAN - Katherine Kingston
Ginny decides to pursue a relationship with Ben despite the risks to her heart. She can cope with his claim that he’s a shape-shifting gargoyle, but his warning that they will have only a short time together gives her pause.
gargoyle, shapeshifter
NO GENTLEMAN - Francesca Hawley
Librarian Abby Kelly comes west finding a roguish shapeshifter who desires her. Will Goldwolf is no gentleman, but Abby discovers he’s just what she wants.
wolf shifters, shapeshifters
WERE THE HELL? - Berengaria Brown
Septimus has to learn why no female weres have been born into his pack. When he walks into the meeting room he smells his mate. A male.
wolf shifters, shapeshifters

                                         My opinion:

                I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review

Naughty Beasts contains 15 short stories with shapeshifters, vampires, and humans. Most of them are paranormal romance, a few gay and medieval.  They have different plots, even though the main goal is for the women or men to find their true mate. Some of them are focused mostly on the romantic relationship and others on the erotic part. All the male characters are strong Alphas and the female are equally dynamic. This book set is perfect for adults who want to have an entertaining night. I liked it a lot and I will rate it for 4 stars.

A few words about each story:
1)Buy Me a Rose by Francesca Hawley
Jessica Whitewolf felt neglected by her mate, Nat. Her business partner gave her an advice about her relationship which she found a great idea. Her plan didn't go as planned. Even though their sex life was the same, it seemed that they lost the spark in their relationship. Nat realized that something was wrong but he couldn't figure out what to do. Thankfully for them, their pups found the perfect solution. 




2)How To Blackmail A Vampire (Blood Mates 1) by Belle Scarlett
Caden Chase is the owner of a very successful business, Chase Industries, Inc. One of his human employees, Serena, decided to blackmail him. Caden wasn't a vampire who could be blackmailed, but lucky for her he was willing to be bribed. One date in exchange for his help. They both lived up to their end of the bargain, but there was an unexpected event that made Serena realize her true feelings towards Caden.



 3)Hybrid Mates: Merry Christmas, Kitten by Nicole Austin
Sirena Petra's dream was to have an orgasm. Since her kind was so rare it was hard for her to find a mate. So she focused on the toys, but nothing was helping her achieve her goal. She had ruined all the vibrators her friend sold her. Kenyon could feel her desperation and decided to go help her. When they finally met they realized that they were mates. On Christmas day Sirena's life changed forever by her hybrid mate.



4)Viking in Tartan (A Highland Vampires tale) by Suz deMello

Erland Blodson was traveling on his ship when he found a woman drowning. He dove to help her but his crew dumped him there and left. He managed to get the girl to the shore and dry them. When Rhona woke up she was scared, but Erland reassured her that everything was going to be ok. After spending the night together she would be his forever. Rhona risked death to escape from a brute of a man only to find the Viking who would make her happy forever.



5)Hybrid Mates: My Valentine Lovers by Nicole Austin
Lorelei was a lioness that wanted to find a liger just like her half-sister did. She wanted a mate who would adore her and stay faithful. She thought that this whole thing was a lie until she came face to face with her two twin Tigard mates, Carson and Camden. At first, she was scared because she knew nothing about them but later she was super excited about the outcome. She had two studs who were going to worship her for the rest of their lives.



6)Perfectly Presented by Berengaria Brown

Blake Kendrick and Xavier Kurnow were friends and fuckbuddies for almost a year. Lately, their relationship had broken through into a deeper level. They decided to spend the Christmas together, they went caroling and visited Blake's family. The best part was when they were alone and being cozy. Soon they realized how much in love they were and decided to move forward.



7)Hybrid Mates: My Kind of Lover by Nicole Austin
Haidee was a lioness, she loved to ride her ducatti and she was one of the unfortunate girls in the family who hadn't find her perfect mate. She went to help he sisters mate's with their shop and there she met Jase. She was attracted to him but because of her past, she was holding back. When a lion tried to force Haidee into mating Jase was there to save her and she learned that he was a  hybrid mix of wolf and jaguar. A few days later he showed her that they were true mates, she couldn't be happier.



 8)Sophie’s Christmas Gargoyle by Katherine Kingston

Sophie was decorating her shop when she saw a woman standing in the rain. She went out there to get her inside and she noticed a strange man watching them. She found out that the woman was abused by her husband and the stranger, Mark, came to help to claim to be a protector. He stuck around to watch out for troubles, they started spending time together and getting to know each other. Soon he revealed to her that he was a gargoyle and to his surprise, she wasn't scared of him. Later he confessed his love and told her how they could be together if she was willing to have him.




9)Hybrid Mates: Sex Me Up by Nicole Austin
Lindy was a jaguar.  She spent her whole adult life working and having no fun. She was nearing 30 and her father told her it was time for her to settle down. The problem was that she wanted a male who would be faithful to her.  Lindy and her cousin Tessa decided to have a nice trip and make their fantasies come true.  She was hoping for a night full of sex but she ended up finding her true mate. She was scared and run off but a Leguar never gives up.



 10)Immortal Hunters by Suz deMello


Hestia White was a vampire who worked for a private investigation firm. One night while she was working she met a detective named John Van Helsing. The name had her shivering since it was the name of the most famous enemy of her kind. Thankfully for her, he was an immortal like her. They started working together to get the criminals and also having some fun along the way. They fit perfect in every way.



11)The Bermuda Love Triangle (Pack Masters 1) by Belle Scarlett

Trista was coming back from her vacation when the plane she was on crashed over the Atlantic. She survived but she had a temporary memory loss and couldn't remember anything, not even her twin lovers, Thane and Alec. Her lovers were going to do everything they could so she could find her memory back and eventually choose one of them as she had promised them. Eventually, she did choose the one she shared a bond with.



12)Ocean Dreams by Suz deMello

Sandi Ricks used to work at Ocean Dreams. Several years later she went back to visit Blue, a dolphin. What she found out about him shocked her. The dolphin she adored was a shapeshifter that had a deep connection with her. She took him with her so he can tell her more about his life. Since there was a huge attraction between them, they did more than talking.  



13)Her Gargoyle Guardian by Katherine Kingston


Ginny lived in Washington DC near a cathedral. She worked as a nurse at the hospital and lately she was hearing things on the way home. One night she was attacked and a man came to save her.  Ben was a guardian and he was interested in her. The more time they spent together the more intrigued she was by him. Before things get more complicated between them Ben decided to tell her about him. They agreed to be in a short-term relationship since he couldn't stay with her in his gargoyle form, but their plans changed when Ginny was faced with a very serious dilemma.



14)No Gentleman by Francesca Hawley

Abigail Kelly worked at the library which was located next to a saloon owned by William Goldwolf. Those two weren't getting along, that's why Abigail was surprised when he came to borrow a book. William was enthralled by her for many years and this was his chance of showing her how much he wanted her. Abby wanted him as well so they ended up in bed. When she found out about his true identity she was shocked and things turned a bit ugly.  Thankfully for both the misunderstanding was solved with the help of some friends.



15)Were the Hell? by Berengaria Brown

Septimus' pack had a problem and they sent him to different packs to find help. In one of those trips, he found his mate Dai. During the day they were searching for the solution to their problem and during nights they enjoyed each other's bodies and also getting to know each other better. A few days later on their mating day, they found the truth behind his packs problem. Everyone could continue their lives happily.


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Synopsis

The most likely conclusion to my current predicament is psychosis.
Much more likely than actual alien abduction.
Significantly more likely than impending forced nuptials with a giant primitive alien whose society never evolved a sense of humor.
But life in a horny space-barbarian’s cave isn’t all bad…
Did I mention that he vibrates?


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Me
My childhood was stolen by a horrible man when I was kidnapped at five years old. Now, I've forgotten what love feels like. What happiness feels like. What hope feels like. I am numb.

Him
He's possibly as damaged as I am. Maybe even more. He's scarred just as much on the inside as the outside. Just like me. He refuses to speak or smile; living in the woods alone, hiding himself from society. 
He saved my life, and now I can't forget him.
He understands me, and soothes away my fears like no else can.
And now, all I want is to do the same for him.
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Crazy for the Best Man

by Ashlee Mallory Crazy in Love #2 Publication Date: November 2017, 2017 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Sweet Romance

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SYNOPSIS:

As an entertainment reporter, Anna Blake strives to be the first to get the scoop on the city’s hottest celebrity gossip. But when the competition outs her as the long-lost sister of the bride in what’s been heralded as the wedding of the year, Anna’s forced to go undercover as a bridesmaid to find the scoop that just might save her job.
Best man Nick St. Claire hasn’t forgotten that Anna almost cost him his first election ten years ago. When she appears as a less-than-enthusiastic bridesmaid right before he’s set to announce his senate candidacy, he’s more than suspicious. To ensure the wedding—and his campaign announcement—goes off without a hitch, Nick makes a bargain with Anna: be the model maid of honor, and he’ll give her access to an exclusive story that’s sure to save her job.
But in between dance lessons, bridal showers, and football game fun, these longtime enemies might discover there’s something bigger to fight than each other, something a lot like…love.

EXCERPT

“One wedding bell. Two wedding bells. Three wedding bells,” Janie hollered, singing the countdown she’d mandated for today’s game.
Nick sized up the competition on team “pink”—or so the bedazzled tee shirts its members wore so identified, thanks to Janie’s skills with a glue gun. Chris, Josh, Trish, and Anna glared fiercely at him and the blue team as Janie counted. Nick just hoped that Jake and Megan would stop with the flirting and focus on what was happening on the field.
He meant to win this thing.
“Break!”
That was the defense’s cue to charge the other team and the lucky person who might be carrying the ball. In this case, it was Chris, which meant an all-out fight to tag the professional football player, who thought he couldn’t lose. Nick sprinted after the guy who, although fast, had been too cocky and miscalculated how close Nick was to overtaking him.
Or so Nick thought until the moment Chris tossed the ball directly to Anna, who was just outside the end zone. In two seconds, she crossed the line, making the touchdown.
Damn.
Winded, Nick paused to catch his breath, unable to miss Chris charging Anna and picking her up in a roar of excitement. To Nick’s surprise, instead of ordering the hulk to put her down, she laughed out loud, her head falling back as if she was actually enjoying the moment. For reasons Nick couldn’t identify, the action pissed him off.
He gritted his teeth as Chris slid Anna down his side and back to the ground, the blonde smiling and pushing at his shoulder flirtatiously. When did she learn to turn up the charm like that? It was almost like…like she was enjoying the attention.
Ignoring the couple, he joined his team’s huddle, where, with only five minutes left, a winning strategy was the priority. “All right. Remember, get in T formation and do whatever you have to to stop Chris from getting through. Jake? Megan? Be ready.”
They lined up again, Dax ready to count down and put the ball into play. It was hard to miss the shine of excitement that flashed across Anna’s face as she stared directly at him.
Nick immediately had his defenses up. But the ball was in play in the next second and he didn’t have time to think about it as Dax threw it to Jake, their decoy, and Nick raced to get into position. As planned, Jake handed the ball off to Megan and, just when the heat was on her, she stopped, took aim, and threw it back in Nick’s direction.
Taking a few steps back, Nick moved toward the ball, which was still in the air, reaching his hands out to snatch it and—
A smaller, lithe figure jumped up in front of him, snagging the catch and cradling the ball in her arms as she continued her arch backwards until she slammed full force against him, knocking the air—and his center of gravity—out of him. Nick landed on his back, a throbbing pain in his jaw becoming more pronounced from where her head had slammed on their landing.
Wait. Their landing…?
Yep. Anna Blake was now splayed across him, her arm tangled under him and her soft breasts pressed directly against his right shoulder, her other arm clinging to the ball.
Her head bobbed up, and her eyes widened in surprise.
Grapefruit. That was what she smelled like. Vanilla and grapefruit. Fresh and sharp but also sweet and…succulent. Kind of like her.
He blinked. What the hell was wrong with him? That had to be the stupidest thing that had ever crossed his mind. He must have hit his head harder on impact than he thought.
Nick gazed up, aware that the group had gathered around them. Anna must have become aware of them, too, as she rolled off him and onto the ground.
“You two okay?” Janie asked.
“I’m fine. Just trying to salvage my pride,” Anna said, still lying on the ground.
“Nick?” Dax asked.
Nick sat up, rubbing his jaw. “Me, too. Just had the wind knocked out of me is all.”
Chris reached his hand out to Anna and pulled her up in one motion. “That a girl! Looks like you need to take a page from this beautiful woman’s play list, St. Claire. She just successfully intercepted the ball.”
Now that any concerns of real injury were dismissed, a cheer went up among Janie’s team. It was hard to miss the smile of satisfaction on Anna’s face as she glanced back at him.
He nodded his head in acknowledgment, willing to give credit where it was due.
She’d outmaneuvered him. He could own that.
But he’d be damn sure not to let it happen again.
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For most of his life, James Thornhill accepted that his family would never see him as anything but a failure. But as the new CEO of Thornhill Management, he's been given another chance to set things right. First order of business? Settling a nuisance lawsuit and bringing the pesky but dedicated employment attorney on board as part of his team. Second order of business? Resisting the prim but fiery attorney who has somehow become utterly indispensable in his life.
Quinn Taylor has grown up always doing what was right and, likens herself to a modern-day David taking on the Goliaths of the world. Goliaths such as the CEO of Thornhill Management. Playing babysitter and muse to the overindulged CEO was not what she had in mind, but with mounting debt making even a cup of coffee a luxury, Quinn's ready to swallow her pride and get in bed with the devil. Something that, the more time she spends with the man, becomes increasingly enticing. But the stakes are too high for either of them to risk an interoffice fling...until an unexpected trip to Quinn's hometown brings a long-denied simmering attraction to a boil. They'll have to decide what they're willing to risk and how far they're willing to fall if love doesn't conquer all.
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ABOUT ASHLEE MALLORY

Ashlee Mallory is a USA Today Bestselling author of Romantic Comedy, Suspense, and Thrillers. A recovering attorney, she currently resides in Utah with her husband and two kids. She aspires to one day include running, hiking and traveling to exotic destinations in her list of things she enjoys, but currently settles for enjoying a good book and a glass of wine from the comfort of her couch.

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Mason Langley’s life is going exactly the way he planned it, until her. A confirmed bachelor and the successful owner of the hottest restaurant to hit Chicago, he never expects to be blindsided by an angry woman in a pair of scrubs. No matter how hard he tries, he can’t seem to shake the doctor, and he finds himself liking the way she makes him feel.
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Edible, delicious, delectable.
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They aren’t, however, the words she would have ever expected to think of when she locks eyes with a certain lawyer she knows only as Cole.
With each encounter, the infuriatingly persistent man becomes more impossible to resist, and edible is the exact word that comes to mind.
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