~Reviews~The Tameness of the Wolf Series by Kendall McKenna~

 

~The Tameness of the Wolf Series by Kendall McKenna~

Check out this fantastic series, read Wendy’s Reviews and if you are looking for hot military guys getting it on with some even hotter werewolves, then you should definitely give this series a try! We highly recommend this series!😀

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Strength of the Pack (The Tameness of the Wolf #1)

17258293A Marine werewolf and his commander bring legends to life while surviving combat deployment in Afghanistan…Lieutenant Lucas Young doesn’t know much about shifters. When Sergeant Noah Hammond is assigned to Lucas’ platoon, the Marine Corps’ True Alpha werewolf challenges the Lieutenant’s authority and his self-control. As Lucas learns to dominate and command Noah, he struggles against a strong attraction and deepening emotional bond. During their combat deployment to Afghanistan, Lucas and Noah begin mirroring legendary partnerships. Their bond and their power grow as they survive dangerous combat and ambushes. When one of them is wounded in battle, they both must embrace the strength of their bond before they lose each other forever.

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Let me ask you this…what is hotter than a book filled with alpha wolf shifters?? One that is also filled with hot military men!! Phewww, I definitely hit the jackpot with this one. Make sure you have your fan handy when you start this one! 😉

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~Review~Ruthless King (Mount Trilogy #1) by Meghan March~

 

35157969Title: Ruthless King
Author: Meghan March
Series: Mount Trilogy #1
Page Count: 252 pages
Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
Release Date: October 17, 2017
Reviewer: ~Mary~
Rating: 5 Stars

~Synopsis~

Get ready for the darker and dirtier side of New Orleans with a brand new alpha romance from USA Today bestselling author Meghan March. 
New Orleans belongs to me. 
You don’t know my name, but I control everything you see—and all the things you don’t. 
My reach knows no bounds, and my demands are always met. 
I didn’t need to loan money to a failing family distillery, but it amuses me to have them in my debt. To have her in my debt. 
She doesn’t know she caught my attention. She should’ve been more careful. 
I’m going to own her. Consume her. Maybe even keep her. It’s time to collect what I’m owed. Keira Kilgore, you’re now the property of Lachlan Mount. 
Ruthless King is book one of the Mount Trilogy


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Wow…I am blown away. After all this time I’m speechless. I can’t form my words or gather my thoughts. This is my first read of this author, and most definitely won’t be the last. I’m still salivating. I was absorbed by the story from the first word. Couldn’t put it down, couldn’t sleep, eat or breathe.

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~Pre-Release Review~Bad for You (Dirty Deeds #3) by J. Daniels~

 

36275071Title: Bad for You
Author: J. Daniels
Series: Dirty Deeds #3
Page Count: 320 pages
Genre(s): Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 23, 2018
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

He didn’t want to be bad. He just didn’t have a choice…

Shayla Perkins isn’t the kind of girl who makes the same mistake twice, especially when it comes to Sean “Stitch” Molina. So when he gives her the world’s biggest rejection, that’s it—she’s done. Until the sexy, silent, unavailable Sean makes Shay a very personal offer. Of course, it still doesn’t mean he’s interested in her. Or does it?
Sean has done things in life. Bad things. And he’s paid the price. All he wants now is to make up for his past by doing good in the present. And no one deserves more good than Shay. Beautiful on the inside and out, Shay is the kind of woman who should be cared for and protected—especially from a man like Sean. He’s tried to keep his feelings for her in check, but a single, reckless impulse pulls them closer than ever before.
Soon the two are sharing their biggest dreams and satisfying their deepest desires. But what will happen if the only way to truly give one another want they want most . . . is to let each other go?


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I am a big J. Daniels fan…I absolutely loved the “Alabama Summer Series” and I also really enjoyed the previous book in this series “Hit The Spot”. This book can be read as a stand-alone though, so no worries if you haven’t read the other books in this series yet. I myself skipped book 1, but I will be correcting this mistake soon. 😛

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~Pre-Release Review~Rebel (415 Ink #1) by Rhys Ford~

 

35491759Title: Rebel
Author: Rhys Ford
Series: 415 Ink #1
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Page Count: 220 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: December 29, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 4 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

The hardest thing a rebel can do isn’t standing up for something — it’s standing up for himself.
Life takes delight in stabbing Gus Scott in the back when he least expects it. After years of running from his past, present and the dismal future every social worker predicted for him, Karma delivers the one thing Gus could never—would never—turn his back on; a son from a one-night stand he’d had after a devastating break-up three years ago.
Returning to San Francisco and to 415 Ink, his family’s tattoo shop, gave him the perfect shelter to battle his personal demons and get himself together… until the firefighter who’d broken him walked back into Gus’s life.
For Rey Montenegro, tattoo artist Gus Scott was an elusive brass ring, a glittering prize he hadn’t the strength or flexibility to hold onto. Severing his relationship with the mercurial tattoo artist hurt but Gus hadn’t wanted the kind of domestic life Rey craved, leaving Rey with an aching chasm in his soul.
When Gus’s life and world starts to unravel, Rey helps him pick up the pieces, and Gus wonders if that forever Rey wants is more than just a dream.


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This is a “second chance” story, in every sense of the word, and I myself am a huge fan of second chances. 😉

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Gus and Rey used to be a couple 3 years ago…until miscommunication causes them to break up. This, in turn, causes Gus to go out and get drunk off his ass and change his future forever. He doesn’t know about this big change until 2,5 years later though…when he is told about his son Chris.

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~Release Blitz & Review~ In the Blood (Metahuman Files #4) by Hailey Turner~

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36678327Title: In the Blood
Author: Hailey Turner
Series: Metahuman Files #4
Page Count: 373 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance, Sci-Fi/Military
Release Date: December 15, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Running out of time.
Captain Jamie Callahan is frustrated with his team constantly being at the mercy of the enemy in order to further the MDF’s goals. To make matters worse, his father’s political campaign is ramping up and Jamie’s every move is being watched by the media. He is acutely aware of all the eyes trained on him, his team, and Staff Sergeant Kyle Brannigan in particular. Meanwhile, Kyle would give anything to stay in the shadows, but he refuses to leave Jamie’s side, no matter the scrutiny. Staying out of the spotlight becomes impossible when their families are threatened and vital choices about their future together can no longer be ignored.
Desperate measures.
Staff Sergeant Alexei Dvorkin and Agent Sean Delaney are enjoying their time together as a couple when Sean’s past catches up with him. As Alpha Team’s long-running mission gets derailed in the worst way possible, Alexei discovers the enemy is playing for keeps, and neither he nor Sean are in any position to beat the odds and win the game. As for Sean, he’s worried that even if they make it out alive, Alexei may never forgive him for giving into the enemy’s demands.
Stand your ground.
Manipulation is the name of the game, but Jamie is done playing by everybody else’s rules. So is the rest of Alpha Team, because if there’s one thing Jamie’s team knows? It’s that they’re a family—and you don’t mess with family unless you want to get hurt.
In the Blood is a 107k word steamy gay sci-fi military romance with a HFN ending that skirts HEA. There is military violence and on-page torture within the story that may not be suitable for everyone, so please read with caution. There are also explicit intimate scenes that are not suitable for readers under the age of 18. This is a direct sequel to In the Shadows and reading the previous books in the series would be helpful in enjoying this one.


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I absolutely love this series… ❤ 

Which is pretty surprising since I’ve never been a big fan of Sci-Fi books before. But…Hailey made hell freeze over, and now I am hooked. 😛 I was a bit worried about this 4th installment though. I am mostly blaming Hailey for this because she kept freaking me out with little bits of info…also the title is a bit worrisome. 😉

Before I go any further with this review, you should know that this book can not be read as a standalone. This is a series and it should be read in order, starting with the awesome first book, “In The Wreckage”. …For those of you who have been waiting for this book…

Get ready and fasten your seatbelts, because it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. 😀

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~Review~Shattered (The Protectors #11) by Sloane Kennedy~

 

37541261Title: Shattered
Author: Sloane Kennedy
Series: The Protectors #11
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: December 14, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

I failed Caleb once because I was a coward. And he ended up paying the price. 
Never again…
Ten years of war and the loss of nearly his entire family have left thirty-four-year-old former sniper, Jace Christenson, with nothing to come home to. And he prefers it that way. Life consists of his work in an underground vigilante group, the near-constant search for the last remaining link to who he used to be, and a string of meaningless sexual encounters that serve only one purpose… to make it easier to not feel anything anymore.
But when Jace gets the call that the young man he saved two years earlier has gone missing, he’s forced to deal with the truth he’s been trying to deny from the moment he laid eyes on Caleb Cortano.
That the young man is so very much more than just the exception to all his rules…
You know how if something shatters when it breaks, there’s no way to find all the pieces to put it back like it once was? Maybe sometimes it’s better not to even try…
Nineteen-year-old Caleb Cortano has been barely hanging onto his sanity in the two years since the truth about his father’s depravities came to light. A victim of the man’s crimes himself, Caleb has only managed to find any semblance of peace when he’s in the presence of the man who saved him once before.
But when he finally comes to accept that Jace Christenson wants nothing to do with someone who’s shattered beyond repair, Caleb finds another way to seek solace from the pain inside.
As the fear of being reunited with the father he both fears and misses becomes more and more likely, desperation has Caleb doing something foolish that brings him face to face with the only man he’s ever wanted… but who doesn’t want him back.
Caleb stays with me until we get some answers… just me…
When Caleb’s life is threatened, Jace refuses to walk away a second time. Even if protecting Caleb means he’s risking his own heart, Jace isn’t going anywhere. At least not until he can put some of the missing pieces of Caleb’s life back together.
But will Caleb be able to do the same for the equally broken Jace?
Will two shattered men be able to find all the missing pieces to be who they were truly meant to, or is Caleb right? Some things just aren’t worth trying to fix…
NOTE: While this book has all the elements of my romances including plenty of steamy times, some lighter moments and the ever-important HEA, IT IS A VERY INTENSE READ, so PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE PROCEED WITH CAUTION. While I’ve done my best to find a balance between sensitivity and realism in relation to dealing with the issue of sexual assault against a minor, this book does not gloss over the subject and some readers may find it difficult to read.
Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault Against a Minor, Other triggers may be considered “spoilerish” so they can be found by using the “Look Inside” feature or by downloading the sample and going to the section entitled “Trigger Warning.”
*Can be read as a standalone novel.


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Finally !!! Caleb and Jace !! I know I am not the only one who has been anxiously waiting for their story and I am very glad to say, that the wait was definitely worth it. 😉

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I have been a fan of these two since they were introduced in “Forsaken”, which was Eli and Mav’s story. Caleb was Eli’s, then 17 years old, stepbrother. It was pretty obvious Caleb and Jace had something magical between them, but I also agreed with Sloane, that Caleb had some growing up to do first. 😉

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~Pre-Release Review~Deal Maker by Lily Morton~

 

36801370Title: Deal Maker
Author: Lily Morton
Page Count: 335 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Romance
Release Date: December 22, 2017
Guest Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 4 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Sometimes your mouth makes deals that your heart can’t honour.
Jude is a highly successful model, but a very reluctant one. His life is full of casual hook-ups with pretty men in glamorous locations, but it’s still empty. However, circumstances decreed a long time ago that this was his path, so he’s resolutely stayed on it and accepted his fate with good grace. He made a deal with himself and his hook-ups. Get in, get out and no ties with anyone.
However, an accident at home one night leads to him making a new deal and accepting the offer of help from an unlikely source. It leads to an unexpected summer of falling in love with a larger than life man and his child.
But by the end of the summer his reasons for not staying are still valid. Will he turn away? Can he?
Asa is a talented actor who has spent time away from the scene to look after his son. But now he’s back, and the last thing he needs are complications from the gorgeous man who is staying with him. Scarred from too many betrayals, he has no intention of forming a lasting tie with anyone. However, he can’t resist the beautiful man with secrets, and to his horror he develops feelings.
But a deal’s a deal and they said it was just for the summer. What can Asa do with a man who has forever in his eyes and goodbye on his lips?


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I was really looking forward to getting Jude’s story after he was introduced in Rule Breaker and he was just as delicious as I thought he’d be.

Jude Bailey, 29, model…Quick-witted, beautiful but there’s a lot more to Jude than people first think when meeting him.He’s given up on letting any man get too close to him.When he puts his family commitments first men tend to walk again so he’s happy with no strings sex.

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~Release Day Review~Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Signs of Love #3) by Anyta Sunday~

 

36609734Title: Gemini Keeps Capricorn
Author: Anyta Sunday
Series: Signs of Love #3
Page Count: 281 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 18, 2017
Guest Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Sometimes, one stubborn Capricorn is all it takes… to drive Wesley Hidaka to crazy, flirtatious lengths. 
Wesley loves annoying his RA Lloyd Reynolds. He just can’t help it. Lloyd is focused, decisive, grounded. He has this amusing ability to follow rules. Of course Wesley wants Lloyd to break one… or three hundred. 
Sometimes, one smirking Gemini is all it takes… to have Lloyd laying down the law and marching Wesley straight back to his dorm room. 
It doesn’t stop Wesley teasing again. And again. And again . . . But damn. Lloyd doesn’t crack easily. He’s full of principles. He’s unshakable. He’s the perfect friend to have when Wesley needs help. Like with his truant brother and his old high school principal. 
Sometimes, one little lie is all it takes…to find Wesley fake-engaged to his off-limits RA. 
What can he say? It seemed like a good idea at the time . . . 
“Gemini Keeps Capricorn” serves up a double shot of cluelessness, with a side of rock’n’roll and topped with a slow burn HEA. It can be read as a standalone. 


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“When did you know I liked you?”
“When you realized I was your best friend.”

This is just too adorable for words…Super cute, sexy, the ultimate slow burn which this Author does so well…Great banter…fantastic supporting characters.

Lloyd is Wesley’s Resident Assistant and they’ve been kind of skirting around each other ever since they met.The attraction between them has been bubbling away right from the start but they both seem determined to put obstacles in the way of anything happening between them…

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~Pre-Release Review~Gemini Keeps Capricorn (Signs of Love #3) by Anyta Sunday~

 

36609734Title: Gemini Keeps Capricorn
Author: Anyta Sunday
Series: Signs of Love #3
Page Count: 281 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 18, 2017
Reviewer: ~Wendy~
Rating: 4 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

Sometimes, one stubborn Capricorn is all it takes… to drive Wesley Hidaka to crazy, flirtatious lengths. 
Wesley loves annoying his RA Lloyd Reynolds. He just can’t help it. Lloyd is focused, decisive, grounded. He has this amusing ability to follow rules. Of course Wesley wants Lloyd to break one… or three hundred. 
Sometimes, one smirking Gemini is all it takes… to have Lloyd laying down the law and marching Wesley straight back to his dorm room. 
It doesn’t stop Wesley teasing again. And again. And again . . . But damn. Lloyd doesn’t crack easily. He’s full of principles. He’s unshakable. He’s the perfect friend to have when Wesley needs help. Like with his truant brother and his old high school principal. 
Sometimes, one little lie is all it takes…to find Wesley fake-engaged to his off-limits RA. 
What can he say? It seemed like a good idea at the time . . . 
“Gemini Keeps Capricorn” serves up a double shot of cluelessness, with a side of rock’n’roll and topped with a slow burn HEA. It can be read as a standalone. 


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This is the third book in this series, and so far I have loved every single one… this one included. 😉

One thing is for sure though. Anyta is the queen of slow burn, and when I say slow…I do mean sloooooow. 😀

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Normally I am not a real big fan of the “extreme” slow burn, but for some reason, this never bothers me as much, when reading one of Anyta’s books. I still got frustrated at times though…Anyways, this book is about Wesley and Lloyd. They have known each other for some years and have become really close friends. Where Wesley is all about the fun and games, Lloyd is all about the rules.

I love a good “opposites attract” story! 😛

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~Release Day Review~On Your Knees, Prospect (Kings of Hell MC #3) by K.A. Merikan~

 

34536214Title: On Your Knees, Prospect
Authors: K.A. Merikan
Series: Kings of Hell MC #3
Page Count: 341 pages
Genre(s): M/M, Dark Romance, Paranormal
Release Date: December 6, 2017
Guest Reviewer: ~Judith~
Rating: 4.5 Stars out of 5

~Synopsis~

There is freedom in blacking boots for the right man.
Jake. Kings of Hell MC Prospect. Obedient. Desperate for approval.
Vars. Dominant. Stern. Undead.
Jake is itching to become a patched member of the Kings of Hell MC. For two years he’s toiled as the only prospect. So when a new guy swans in and thinks he’ll get a patch in no time just because he’s got friends in high places, Jake is there to stand in his way.  Only that the guy is older, more experienced, drives a Harley, and has the kind of boots Jake craves to lick. But he won’t. Because he only fucks patches.
Vars is ready to find a new home in the Kings of Hell MC after a messy relationship led him straight to hell. In comparison, the pretty, blue-eyed prospect could be just the pleasant rebound he needs. The boy is a brat, but that could be amended with a firm hand and a gag. If only Jake was ready to admit to his submissive needs, Vars would gladly take him under his wing. That is, until he finds out something inhuman resides inside of Jake. Vars didn’t cheat death only to call out to it again. But stuck together in one room, keeping each other’s secrets, they might just have to become allies, no matter how unwilling. Because if there is something Vars can’t resist, it’s a boy with pleading eyes.
“You are mine now, boy. This room is soundproof. No one will hear you scream.”
“Yes, sir. My body is yours.”

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Themes: motorcycle club, alternative lifestyles, demons, monster, tattoos, secrets, crime, self-discovery, gothic, fresh start, submission, stalking, PTSD, May/December, self-acceptance, enemies to lovers, Daddy/boy, body horror
Genre: Dark, paranormal M/M romance 
Erotic content: Scorching hot, emotional, explicit scenes, BDSM
WARNING: This story contains scenes of violence, offensive language, and morally ambiguous characters.


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I’ve got no idea how these Authors came up with this story but I’m fully invested in it.

It’s pure genius how the individual club members stories are interwoven here in this highly addictive PNR series.

Jake is 21, and has been a prospect in the Kings of Hell MC Club for two years. Earning his patch is long overdue but he’s happy to wait for all the club is his life, his family.He’s prepared not only for hard work in the club but also any sexual favors the men might want.But he starts to question what he really wants when a new prospect arrives…

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