I have been having a blast listening to Lauren Blakely’s contemporary romances, so when an opportunity to review The Sapphire Affair the first in her romantic suspense series Jewel happened, I jumped. Narrated by Sebastian York, and set in the Cayman Islands with a sexy bounty hunter this is the perfect way to spend the evening.
To Have and to Hold by Lauren Layne is the first full-length novel in the Wedding Belles series. It’s a brand new contemporary series set in New York featuring highly successful wedding planners and their individual romances. I am already drooling in anticipation for one of the gals’ romances. A little humor, sweetness and a pinch of angst delivered the perfect recipe for romance.
Dare to Stay by Jen McLaughlin is the second book in the Sons of Steel Row series. Once again McLaughlin impressed me with this intense, heated romance takes us into the dangerous world of the Sons of Steels. Gritty, raw and sexy it delivered a tale that pulled at my heartstrings. I devoured Dare to Stay and cannot wait for more.
The Need You series by Lorelei James shares contemporary romances surrounding the Lund siblings and ya’ll know how much I adore these type of reads. Just What I Needed shares Walker Lund’s romance with Trinity Carlson an up and coming, slightly narcotic but sweet artist. Laughter, hot sexy scenes and family intervention made this a deliciously warm and fuzzy read that I simply devoured in a single evening.
Repressed by Elisabeth Naughton is the first novel in the romantic suspense series Deadly Secrets. Welcome to Hidden Falls, a small insular town where secrets are kept. Suspenseful, with twists and turns I quickly devoured this audiobook. Repressed was a clever tale creating an enjoyable, addictive listen.
Don’t Tempt Me by Lori Foster delivered all the elements in contemporary romance that make me giddy. Heat, heart, humor, brothers and depth that had me falling in love with the folks of this small up and coming neighborhood. Don’t Tempt Me is the perfect beach read!
The Angel’s Share by J.R. Ward is the second novel in her family saga The Bourbon Kings. Ward drew me into the world of the Bradford family as the children struggle to hold on to their families’ empire even as they face death, deceit, betrayal and loss. Brilliantly executed from the sweeping southern countryside to the drama laden issues of this high society family Angel’s Share allowed us to become apart of their world.