Monday, 3 July 2017

Hotel Hookup: Chicago ( Hotel Hookup #3)

Hotel Hookup: Chicago



Firstly, I personally thought that this  book was a complete waste of my time and effort and I regret that I even reading it. It was my first time reading a book by Annabelle Snow and I completely disliked her writing style, I felt that she described everything in the book in extreme details and that ended up becoming very annoying and boring when you have to read about every little thing in the setting. This book lacked a story as well as depth in characters and the single point of view style of writing made it even more one dimensional. I personally did not see the point of this book because even the ending felt incomplete to me. The one thing I did enjoy in the book was the chemistry between Clark and Hannah, but that was about it. I would not recommend this book if you looking for something substantial to read.

Rating: 1.5/5


Plot

Hannah Truitt plans a relaxing weekend away with her sisters every year without fail and this year after a bad break up she needs the vacation even more. The Drake Hotel situated in Chicago is the perfect escape for Hannah and her sisters.

Hannah meets a charming and sexy stranger, upon her arrival, and ll she knows about him is his name - Clark- and his suite number. Will one night of passion between the two of them be enough?



Monday, 26 June 2017

Easy Love (Boudreaux #1)

Easy Love


This is the first book in the Boudreaux family series which is based in the charming town of New Orleans. Easy Love is light, funny and easy read which will leave the reader feeling warm and in love at the end.  I am huge fan of Kristen Proby ever since I read the With Me In Seattle series and she did not disappoint with this brilliant read which makes you fall in love with her characters. I absolutely loved Eli's character because he was an alpha male, but at the same time he was also a gentleman who had great manners and etiquette. Kate's character was good because she is a strong women who overcame her horrible past and moved on in life, I especially loved her when she got drunk because she was hilarious. The chemistry between both Eli and Kate was off the charts and it is rare to find such mind blowing chemistry which has both intensity and sweetness.  The secondary characters in the book was well written especially all of Eli's brothers and sisters because this gave me a good idea of what is left to come. This was a great book, however I would have liked to see a little more drama as well as more into Kate's undercover mission. Overall this was a easy but brilliant read and I cant wait to read the rest of the series.

Rating: 4/5


Plot

Eli Boudreaux is the youngest CEO of his family company Bayou Enterprises., co-Chairing with his elder brother Beau. He has a no nonsense work ethic and has made the company very successful, but recently the family has discovered that someone has been stealing form them and they will leave no stone unturned in finding out who.

Hate O' Shaughnessy is hired by companies all over the world to go undercover and investigate white collar crimes and now she has been hired by Bayou Enterprises. The attraction between Eli and Kate is instantaneous and the chemistry between them is mind blowing, but Kate has heard about Eli's playboy past and she is here to do her job.

Eli manages charm Kate with his generous and protective behavior and Eli is attracted to Kate's sweet nature and brilliant sense of humor.

When Kate finally manages to uncover the person stealing from the company and it is time for her to leave, what lengths will Eli go to to keep the women he has fallen in love with by his side?


Monday, 19 June 2017

The Legend (Sons of Texas #3)

The Legend




                        (This review is based on the ARC provided by the publisher via Net Galley)

This is the third book in the Sons of Texas series and it mainly follows the story of Wyatt and Callie and I highly recommend that the series is read in order otherwise it does not make much sense. I am a huge fan of the series and have been following it from the first book and I absolutely love the way the book keeps you at the edge of your seat with all the action and suspense occurring, but at the same time it gives you all  the thing that I love in a romance novel. Wyatt's character was this strong alpha male who protects those he loves even if it might put his life at risk and I loved that he also had a softer side for Callie ( even though we rarely got to see it ). I really enjoyed Callie's character because she was strong and independent and she stood her ground and fought when she was in danger, she did not just let Wyatt protect her like a damsel in distress. The chemistry between Wyatt and Callie was great and it was good to get their background story on their relationship in this book. Donna once again managed to keep the reader intrigued throughout the  entire book through her flawless writing and brilliant characters.  This by far one of the best series that I have read in a very long time and I loved seeing all the characters woven into all three books, however I would like to see another book in this series as I felt that this book was ended abruptly. A great read that has definitely made be a fan of Donna Grant.

Rating: 4/5


Plot

Callie Reed is and expert sharpshooter and hacker who does not need a man to protect herself, but when danger comes lurking in the form of a deadly group called The Saints, she is forced to join hands with the man who broke her heart many years ago.

Wyatt Loughman is a stone hearted legend in the army who is a is part of the Delta Force. When his father is kidnapped he is forced to return to the home he never wanted to come back to and to the only girl he has loved whose heart he broke many years ago. As Callie and Wyatt spend time together trying to fight the bad guys, they realize that their attraction is still there. Will Wyatt be able to save Callie without putting her life in danger?

Monday, 5 June 2017

Moonstone Beach (Main Street Merchants #1)

Moonstone Beach




Moonstone Beach is the first book in the Main Street Merchants series as well as the debut novel for author Linda Seed. This was well constructed book and really shows the vast potential that Linda has to offer. The dual point of view type of writing was a good choice as it let you get into the mind of both the main characters. I personally found Kate's character annoying because she was able to only stand up to Jackson and no one else, she always let her father walk all over her which had me screaming at her many times. Jackson's character was very plain, other than the fact that he was a chef there was nothing different about him which made him in turn very boring. The chemistry between Kate and Jackson was simple most of the time and there were not much explosive or wow moments. I also felt that the book ended very weirdly because after the last chapter it just felt incomplete. This is an average book from an author who has tremendous potential and I hope the series becomes more interesting as it proceeds.

Rating: 2.5/5


Plot

Kate Bennet is a book store owner in the small tourist town of Cambria and two years after her divorce she finally thinks she is ready to get back into the dating pool again. Jackson Graham is a hot chef with a fiery temper, who loves to control everything when it comes to food, but it careless when it comes to women.

Kate's friends end up setting her up with Jackson and Kate expects it to be a fling filled with pleasure, but Jackson has had a crush on Kate for years and he is in it this time to win. The only problem is that nor Kate or Jackson knows if Jackson can change his self defeating habits which usually send women running out the door.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Betting On You (Always A Bridesmaid #1)

Betting On You


Betting on You is a light an easy read based on second chance romance. This is not much to say about this book because i is the same old story of two lovers breaking up when they were younger only to realize later on life that their perfect life partner is the one whose heart they broke many years ago. There is nothing special or unique about this story or the characters which resulted  in the reader not being able to connect with the characters. Lark was not strong enough to stand her ground because she forgave Mason way to easily.  Mason was the typical man who believed that even after breaking someones heart that he could return and say sorry and everything will then go back to the way it was in the past. The chemistry between Lark and Mason was okay, but nothing spectacular. Overall this was an average book that can be read to pass time, but I would like to read the next book as I am looking forward to discovering what is the story with Aria and Nash.

Rating: 2.5/5


Plot

Lark March believes she has gotten over Mason Stewart and the horrible thing he did to break her heart four years ago, that is until she sees him at her best friends wedding. Mason looks even better and talks even sweeter than before, and Lark realizes that he still affects her badly. 

Mason Stewart had a bad childhood, which affected him when he was a young man, now four years later he has returned after sorting out his issues, to get the only women he has loved. He manages to convince Lark to give him seven dates to show her why they belong together, at the end of the week Lark might kick him out of her life forever, but his is betting that true love will win.

Through Larks meddling sisters an old secret comes to light and Mason and Lark's love is tested all over again, will they be able to get their happily ever after? 









Monday, 22 May 2017

Unafraid (Beachwood Bay #2)

Unafraid



This is the second book in the Beachwood Bay romantic series and it can be read as a stand alone. I actually remember reading Unbroken a long time ago and I had enjoyed Emerson's and Juliet's story, therefore I took a chance and read this book and I must say that Melody did not disappoint. She managed to keep the charm of the summer town Beachwood Bay alive in this book and I loved the journey of the characters and their growth throughout the book. Hunter was the rich golden boy who had anything one could want in life, but it is true when they say you never know what demons a person in fighting in their everyday life. Hunter's life had seemed perfect from the outside, but he was battling with the pressure from his parents as well as the guilt from a dark secret which has been eating him alive. Brit was a strong character, and I loved that she did not care what people thought about her and she lived her life the way she wanted. I really enjoyed watching Brit grow as a character especially her being able to fight her insecurities  in order to be with the man she has always loved. The chemistry between Hunter and Brit was off the charts, but at the same time I loved how Hunter took the time to gain Brit's trust by showing her what real romance is. This was a great series and I am really becoming a fan of Melody Grace's work.

Rating: 3.5/5


Plot

Brittany Ray does not care about what people think of her. Growing up in the beach town of Beachwood Bay, Brit has learnt the hard way that people who you love will only let you down. She believes that girls like her don't deserve love, happiness or even the ability to dream and for her Hunter Covington is one of those unattainable dreams.

Hunter is the sexy and charming rich boy who feels that he is stuck in a cage from the day he was born, but now he wants to break free. He has quit law school and returned to Beachwood Bay to take over his grandfathers ranch and to train horses. Hunter is trying to run away from his past ghosts, but her forget that Beachwood Bay is full of ghosts like the mysterious girl who  spent a night with him and then slipped away.

Brit and Hunter are brought together by their reckless passion and undeniable bond. They both are fighting the demons of their pasts, but will they be able to take the biggest risk of all and find the courage to face the future unafraid. 



Saturday, 13 May 2017

Cruel and Beautiful

Cruel and Beautiful



I cannot begin to even describe this book it was that magnificent and unique, I actually finished reading this masterpiece yesterday and I have not been able to stop thinking about this book and it's characters. This book is a tear jerker  filed with every emotion you can think off from love to pain to humor and even jealousy . I am generally someone who does not enjoy sad books, but this book was so addicting that I could not put it down and was even reading at work. I am generally someone who does not like a past and present style of writing, but the authors used the style so well that you could not stop reading because you wanted the answers to all your questions. I loved the chemistry between Drew and Cate because their romantic scenes made you all dreamy, but at the same time their intimate scenes made you all hot and bothered.  This book was unlike any other book I have read, it was so emotionally charged that you went through a roller coaster with the characters, you actually felt every emotion that they did and I think that is what made it such a brilliant book.  I do not want to give anything away especially with the big twist at the end, but I can say this a must read book that is not for the faint hearted.

Rating: 5/5


Plot

Cate Forbes, is a dedicated college student with a carefully plotted future, who does not know the first thing about love. After a drunken night she accepts a blind date with one of the hottest guys and she thinks that she can just tick it off as a night of fun, Cate's plans are slowly derailed when she gets a look at the sexy Drew McKnight.

Drew is a relentless hockey playing medical student who knows what he wants - a career in Oncology and Cate. He has heard that Cate is scared of relationships, but he is determined to have her in every way possible and he shows her just what their future together would look like.

Life has other plans for this happy couple and when the unthinkable happens and everything begins to shatter, they both will have to fight the cruel to hold onto the beautiful.