Book Review…Blurred Lines

Finn

I am a monster.

A demon lurking in the darkness.

My whole life has been consumed with making her suffer, the woman that stole everything from me.

I’ve waited seventeen years for vengeance to ruin her like she’s ruined me.

I’m going to take everything she loves before I send her to meet the Grim Reaper.

But I’m not expecting to be captivated by the rich-brown eyes of her daughter.

Anissa

He’s a monster.

He’s come into my life and taken everything from me. Everything I have ever loved he’s destroyed.

Now he wants to control me. To posses me. To make me his.

I want to fight, but there’s something in his blue stare that engulfs me and makes me his prisoner.
4 Stars

It’s a quick, steamy book. I felt rushed. So much happened in that 114 pages. It was like I fell off the cliff of Insta-Love and skimmed the bottom of the canyon and book over. I wanted more.

Finn is seeking revenge from the woman who took everything from him. Yet, when he comes across her daughter Anissa, he can’t hurt her. He can only love her and keep her as his. Mine. No matter what, she will be staying with him. Prisoner or partner doesn’t matter to him. No one will touch her, besides him.

Watching everything go down at her mom’s house, Anissa is scared for her life. What are these men going to do with her? Whatever it is, isn’t going to be pleasant. Yet, when Finn touches her, she gets butterflies. How does that happen? He’s a brute! He’s crude! He makes her happy.

Book Review…Men of Blackthorne Mountain

Stealing his Heart –

She came for his money but she left with his heart.

Naomi: I never wanted to be a criminal, but desperate times and all that. Once I figure out a way inside the reclusive billionaire’s fortified castle, I’ll be in and out in no time.

That’s the plan at least. I didn’t expect to fall into his arms…and into his bed.

It turns out the most priceless thing on Blackthorne mountain is Clayton’s heart of gold. I just hope I figure out how to keep it as my own.

Clayton: The little thief has been casing my place for days now. I should scare her off, but for some reason, I like looking at her.

Those curves, her curly brown hair, and bright hazel eyes taunt me from where I sit in my office and observe her on my security cameras. I can look and not touch, or at least that’s what I tell myself.

When the little criminal takes a nasty fall on my property, I have no choice but to scoop her up in my arms and carry her inside. And when she looks up at me with such bravery, such vulnerability, I have no choice but to make her mine.

My little thief has secrets, but I’ll protect her with everything I am. Naomi came to take my fortune. Instead, she stole my heart.

What to expect from a Cameron Hart book: Lots of heat, plenty of sweet, and just enough drama to keep things interesting. No cheating, safe, guaranteed HEA!

Igniting Their Hearts –

They’d walk through fire to save the woman who ignited their hearts.

Austin: I may have rescued Tasha from a fire, but I’m no hero. My best friend, Flynn, and I have been firefighters for years. We’ve saved dozens of people, but no one quite like her.

I’m not sure why I sat by Tasha in the hospital until she woke up or why she gazed at me with something close to awe. If she knew my whole sordid tale, she’d never look at me the same way again.

Flynn thinks Tasha is perfect for us, but I gave up hope of finding love years ago. I don’t deserve it, and certainly not from someone as pure as Tasha.

Flynn: She’s soft, sweet, innocent perfection. Tasha. My queen. Austin pulled her from the fire and placed her in my arms, exactly where she belongs.

Our girl is still recovering from the mysterious fire that broke out in her office. Things aren’t adding up, and we’ll get to the bottom of it. Austin and I will keep Tasha safe no matter what. Then we’ll keep her, period.

Tasha: I woke up to not one, but two hulking firefighter mountain men by my hospital bed. At first, I thought I must have been dreaming, but then the pain of my injuries sank in.

Flynn always has a grin on his handsome face as well as a joke to make me laugh. His sparkling blue eyes pull me in, drag me under, and drown me in their warmth. And then there’s Austin. His dark eyes follow me wherever I go, watching, studying, protecting.

The longer I’m around these men, the deeper I fall under their spell. I can’t choose between them, and they tell me I don’t have to. Can our fragile relationship survive threats both old and new?

What to expect from a Cameron Hart book: Lots of heat, plenty of sweet, and just enough drama to keep things interesting. No cheating, safe, guaranteed HEA!

Conquering His Heart –

She wants to break all his rules, but he’s done playing games.

Ranger: I’ve told the real estate company I’m not selling my land at least a dozen times, but do they listen? No. Instead, they send a feisty, stubborn little spitfire to do their dirty work.

When she’s stranded at my cabin, I have no choice but to let her stay the night. And the next night. And the night after that. The longer she stays, the more I see a different side of her.

She’s as complicated as my feelings toward her. I want to cuddle Chloe as much as I want to spank her bratty behind. The little girl is testing all my boundaries. I hope we’re both ready for the consequences when I finally break. Daddy is done playing games.

Chloe: My first assignment for my new job is to get the grouchy, stubborn mountain man to sell his land. I don’t mind as long as I get paid. I can’t spend another week sleeping in my car.

The last thing I need is to get distracted from my mission, but the tall, wild, and much older man unlocks something deep inside me. His rough voice sends a shiver down my spine, though I don’t know if it’s fear or…arousal.

I want to break his rules as much as I want to break the man himself. When I do? I find out just how much I like his punishment.

What to expect from a Cameron Hart book: Lots of heat, plenty of sweet, and just enough drama to keep things interesting. No cheating, safe, guaranteed HEA!

Stealing His Heart – 4 stars

Steamy, hot, too short! UGH! I wanted more of Clayton and Naomi. They were perfect for each other.

Naomi is trespassing on Blackthorne mountain. Her family needs money and her brilliant uncle sent her to steal it. Then she has an accident and Clayton finds her. She can’t get over the idea that he isn’t going to hurt her. As she heals, she realizes that Clayton only wants to care for her and love her. Could she allow that? Could it ever work out? After all she tried to steal from him.

A little thief appears on his security screen. Watching her, Clayton leads her right into his house and his heart. She goes willingly enough. Once Clayton has Naomi in his arms he can’t let her go. MINE. It just feels so right. The darkness is gone and in it’s place is Naomi and love. Will she agree to stay with him? Can he have a future with her?

They are like magnets. That keep searching and reaching for each other. Only happy when they are touching or close. Their story is magical and fast. So fast, I want more! I’m moving onto Flynn, Austin, and Tasha’s story!!

Igniting Their Heart – 4 Stars


Austin, Flynn, & Tasha – an unlikely trio, yet it works.

Tasha is an accountant who found a significant tax problem for the company she works for. Mysteriously after reporting the issue, a fire breaks out in the file room, leaving no evidence behind. A man rescues her from the building. At the hospital, the man who saved her and his partner is there to make sure she is okay. Somehow Tasha knows that she is safe and protected with them.

Flynn and Austin are all in. If she is in. They won’t push her, they won’t force her. Tasha has to decide that she wants to be with them. Both! Once she is theirs, it’s all over. The men fall head over heels for her and aren’t afraid to show it. They are exactly what Tasha needs in her life.

This is another quick read. You get so wrapped up in the book and the steaminess that before you know it, it’s all over and you are on to book #3 in the series!!

Conquering His Heart – 5 Stars

Ranger will NEVER leave Blackthrone Mountain again. This is his home. When a young realtor appears at his cabin, he tries to intimidate her off the mountain. It doesn’t work. She is feisty, he likes that. Lucky for him, she’ll be staying for a while – thanks to the rainstorm! The more time he spends with her the more he wants her to stay on the mountain with him. Would she?

Chloe needs to land this sale. If she doesn’t she’s out of a job and money. Then what? Ranger is intimidating. Yet, kind. He brings her into his home after seeing her sleeping in her car. Feeds her, cares for her, talks to her. Things are going well until her boss shows up and fires her on the spot. Not because she didn’t land the sale, but because she was sleeping with Ranger. Ashamed of herself, Chloe decides to leave Ranger and the mountain.

I love Ranger. He’s my favorite guy. The way he cares for Chloe is very sweet and sincere. He’s gruff, yet so gentle and loving towards her. All the men in this series really. But there is just something about Ranger.

Book Review…Looking for a Weegie to Love

Weegie, n. and adj.: A native or inhabitant of Glasgow; a Glaswegian.

Meet Jack Kemp; a 33-year-old, English journalist living in Glasgow. With his older brother vanishing into married life, Jack has put himself at the mercy of dating app Hinge.

Told through 11 short stories, Simon Smith’s Looking For A Weegie To Love – One Man, One App, One Goal offers a glimpse into the realities of being a guy looking for love. Embarrassingly honest, hilarious and raw, Jack Kemp is the male Bridget Jones of the millennial generation.
3.5 Stars

This is a story as old as time, how do you find someone who isn’t crazy, lazy, or a jerk? Will Jack ever find love and happiness?

If you haven’t been in the dating world recently this book isn’t for you. You couldn’t possibly understand how hard it is. Jack goes through the wringer with all his lousy dates. When he’s at the airport and wants to run away, I almost cheered him on. Just do it! It’s not worth it anymore. It’s all crap!

The end of the book left me hanging. I wanted so much more. As much as Jack was looking for someone, he struggled with finding the right person. It was almost like he wanted her to fall out of the sky and that’s that. Life doesn’t work like that Jack – you’ve got to put in some effort. It was interesting to read a dating book in a man’s POV.

Book Review…Serpent’s Touch

Mysterious and tragic, Madame Tan’s menagerie is the only home I’ve ever known. It’s a place where two worlds merge, a twilight zone between Earth and the magical Kingdom of Nerifir.
The menagerie is filled with fantastic animals, but I discover that Madame captures and displays sentient beings too.
One of them is locked in a crate day and night, not seen by anyone, and one day I learn why—looking at him kills. Even talking to Kyllen is forbidden, but I break that rule. I break many rules for him.
He wants his freedom and offers me a chance to escape Madame’s cruelties.
Little do I realize that with Kyllen, my heart is in even greater danger than my life.
Can I love a man whom I can’t even see?
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This book is part 1 of the duet Serpent’s Touch, set in Marina Simcoe’s world of the River of Mists.
It ends with a HFN (Happy For Now), but the story of the main characters continues in part 2, Serpent’s Claim.
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Serpent’s Touch is a Romantic Fantasy with MF romance. It contains graphic descriptions of intimacy and is intended for mature readers.
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Stories set in the world of the River of Mists:

Serpent’s Touch
Book 1 – Serpent’s Touch
Book 2 – Serpent’s Claim

Madame Tan’s Freakshow
Book 1 – Call of Water
Book 2 – Madness of the Moon
Book 3 – Power of Rage

You do not need to read the Freakshow trilogy to fully enjoy Serpent’s Touch.
5 Stars

Amira is raised in a menagerie with Madame and her creatures. She is the only human at the menagerie. She’s basically alone, only Radax is her only family. Yet, Madame uses their connection to hurt Radax. Amira can’t bear it anymore. When she stumbled upon a crate filled with a dangerous creature – that is going to be starved, her heart goes out to it. On the sly she slips the male creature water. She is weary of him, rightfully so! She saw what he did to the other bracks!! He tells her tales of growing up in his land and how much fun he had growing up there, and how he ended up with Madame Tan. Then he asks her to help him, to set him free, and to go with him. Can she? Should she?

Being in a crate, left for dead because he wouldn’t give Madame Tan – ex-Goddess extraordinaire – what she demanded. He never would! NEVER! So he’d die in this crate. Until, Amira. She brings him a cucumber, she brings him hope, she brings him water. Amira is a fragile human, that Madame abuses at her whim. Kyllen hates it and wants her to help him escape and go with him. He promises to keep her safe. He promises to keep her with him forever. Will she take the step and trust him? Or will he die alone in this crate?

Ahhh, this story was great. The characters were great. Amira and Kyllen – LOVED! You could feel the love grow between them, the trust, everything. This is my first book by Marina Simcoe, but not my last. I’m patiently waiting for book #2 in this series and it’s true – waiting is the hardest part. I can’t wait to find out what happens between Kyllen and Amira.

Book Review…Trained for their Pleasure

I’m a Beta. I’m not supposed to be with an Alpha.
But he’s taking me anyway.
Both him and his brother.
A Beta can be trained, he says.
Trained to satisfy an Alpha.
And so my training begins.

Publisher’s note: Trained For Their Pleasure is a MFM Omegaverse fantasy romance set in the Omega Prey universe.
4 Stars

Hazel lost her husband and is living with her dad, Pike. When an Alpha, Jack appears at her dad’s place her life and his collide forever. She has never wanted another mate, yet she can’t deny Jack and his needs. What she doesn’t expect is to be shared with his brother, Fen – a long-ago memory from her past. Jack and Fen take care of her every need. When war comes to the lands the brothers must go to help. Hazel is beside herself, she lost her first husband to war and doesn’t want to lose these 2 men she loves deeply.

A Beta, not an Omega. It can work, it will work. Jack is certain it will work. He will train her for his pleasure. And for his brother, Fens? Yes, they will share her. Hazel pleases him very much and she matches his energy. His Beta is everything he hoped and dreamed she would be. Will she be ready to accept Fen into the mix too?

This is a MfM story. A deep passionate story of two brothers who share a woman. I didn’t realize this was book #5 in the series, I need to go back and read the other books!! It’s a quick read.