lundi 2 avril 2018

Freedom Fighters ( Vistaria Has Fallen 4) by Tracy Cooper-Posey

Hello to all and Happy Easter!


New month means new releases and today i'm sharing with you the new instalment in a series i'm just discovering so happy reading!!
Publisher: Tracy Cooper-Posey
Publication: 2018
ISBN:  9781772634532
Genre: military romance
Violence: mild
Language: normal
sex: mild
Public: 18+


Short description from goodreads :

She has evolved from First Daughter to Freedom Fighter.

Once the privileged daughter of Vistaria’s President, Carmen Escobedo now fights with civilian Loyalists to win back her country. She would be content except the rebel unit leader, Garrett Blackburn, is an inhuman slave-driver.

Deeply scarred, physically and mentally, Garrett is a doctor by night and a guerilla leader by day. His cold indifference shifts when Carmen helps uncover an Insurrecto plot to steal a silver mine and use the silver to buy respectability. The freedom fighters must halt the silver shipment no matter the cost…

Get your copy now of the fourth book in the Vistaria Has Fallen romantic suspense series reviewers are calling “original”, “compelling” and “a rollercoaster ride.”

1.0: Vistaria Has Fallen
2.0: Prisoner of War
3.0: Hostage Crisis
4.0: Freedom Fighters
5.0: Casualties of War
6.0: V-Day

[Reader Note: This series was previously published as erotic romance titles in the Vistaria Affair series. This new edition has been re-written for a general audience and re-titled.]


My opinion:
          This is my first visit to Vistaria but i really appreciated the fact that this 4th instalment was working really well as stand alone. Yes there is a continuing story line we can follow from book 1 to the last one and yes we meet recurring characters but this story perfectly works as stand alone with a complete story, with information about what happened previously, and romance.

In this one we focus on Carmen who joined rebels in Vistaria despite being the daughter of the late president....she wants justice for her country and to see it back in his full glory.  After studying abroad she came back on her own and joined a group directed by Garrett, a American doctor.  They relationship isn't easy, in fact at first she hates him as he is very strict and without pity but she at the same time realise that he is a very good leader even if he is secret and always grumpy. However as she starts to uncover his past, admiration grows into something even stronger. Carmen is proud, stronger than she think and willing to fight for what she believes in and speaking her mind....as one of the very few female in her group it's even less easy but she stays  true to herself.

Garret had a dramatic past....he lost all those dear to him and wasn't left unscathed ...during the night he is a doctor, an attentive one but during the day he is the leader of the rebels , in a war not his own,and a very good fighter without hesitation...it's a strange dual personality but when we learn his past it makes better sense. He is attracted to Carmen and  protective even if from outside it's look like the complete opposite and him being a jerk without pity. One thing is sure he doesn't play favourite but while it doesn't seem so he is very alert and observant of everything and understand Carmen better than herself at times. He is a good leader and look out for his group. i loved to seem him opening to Carmen slowly as it made sense he wouldn't rush things but not wait forever either.

i loved how we got both side of the story, Garret and Carmen but also saw what the other characters and Carmen's family were doing ^^ it's funny to see how large said family is and how disconcerting it is for outsider or new member. There is violence ( it's a war) but also romance and humour as  Vistaria loyalist have quite a large unexpected range of assets.

i would be happy to read the rest of this series as the setting is original and the characters very enjoyable.



Score:  4/5

Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book

mardi 20 mars 2018

Dead as a Doornail ( Kenni Lowry 5) by Tonya Kappes [ early review ]

hello to all!!

                  So first thank you to all of you who helped to make my birthday special  you really are the best *hugs*

Now, i had to wait until i was less dizzy to be able to read novel but now i feel a little better so i'm trying to make up for teh time i lost and today i'm sharing with you my opinion on a future release in hope you have the time to get up to date in this series if you haven't done so yet.

On the program; Dead as a Doornail fifth instalment in the Kenni Lowry Mystery series by Tonya Kappes.

Happy Reading!!!
Publisher: Henery Press
Publication: 2018
ASIN:  1635113342
Genre: cozy mystery
Violence: mild
Language: normal
sex: none
Public: 16+

Description from goodreads :

 Beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone. And doesn’t our Sheriff Kenni Lowry know that? Well, she knows a lot of things.

Lucy Lowell takes great pride in writing negative reviews in the local newspaper for anything that does not go her way. When Lucy is found dead, it appears to be from natural causes.

But Sheriff Kenni Lowry knows there is more to it because the ghost of her grandfather, the ex-sheriff, is standing over the body.

His presence can only mean one thing: Murder!

Since Kenni’s relationship with Deputy Finn Vincent has heated up, Kenni is having trouble conducting the investigation without Finn questioning her every move.

Can Kenni unravel the mystery on her own or will she have to tell Finn the real reason she knows it was murder—the ghost of her poppa?

It’s blowin’ up a storm and only Kenni knows how it’ll end.



My opinion:
          Such a good mystery ^^.I've always loved a good investigation  and with this story it was perfect. i loved to see how Kenni was progressing despite a mayor making things difficult and a very long list of suspects. Really the story was perfectly balanced between the investigation , the romance and the touch of humour.

Kenni and Finn work wonderfully together and their relationship deepens but there is still secret between them as Poppa 's help is still something that Kenni keeps to herself in fear to loose him. Duke is still the perfect dog so intelligent and courageous.
and of course Kenni's mother is still  trying to get things done her way and annoying her daughter to no ends^^

This is really a great series we love to follow as we are learning something new each time and each story gets better than the last so i do recommend it without hesitation if you want a good cozy mystery with southern charm.



Score:  5/5

Disclaimer:Source: a copy in exchange for an honest review, no other compensation was received.  All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book


jeudi 15 mars 2018

Cold Blooded Brew (A Killer Coffee Mystery 4) by Tonya Kappes

Hello to all,

 i'm still dizzy from a small operation so if there are any mistake i'm really sorry but i couldn't wait to share with you this new release from Tonya Kappes....
It was supposed to release later but she surprised us by releasing early for her birthday so i couldn't delay, i had to share my thoughts on this one as it resonnated with something happing in my life right now ( no, no murder but the pets side of the story) so it was simply the perfect book to read during the Carnaval .

Happy Reading
Publisher: Tonya Kappes
Publication: 2018
ASIN:  B078V8W2Q2
Genre: cozy mystery
Violence: mild
Language: normal
sex: none
Public: 16+


Description from goodreads :

 Charming. Southern. Mysteries.

Welcome to Honey Springs where the gossip is as hot as the coffee served at The Bean Hive Coffee Shop!

Meet Roxanne Bloom, ex-lawyer and who likes to be called Roxy by her close friends. She's the owner and operator of The Bean Hive coffee shop in Honey Springs. Kentucky.

But when a dead body is dumped on her doorstep like a sack of coffee beans, the cozy coffee shop becomes an all-out crime scene and everyone in the small town is hankering for some good gossip.

Sheriff Spencer warns her to be careful because everyone is a suspect. Roxy's snooping lawyer skills are on alert and she can't help but brew up a few clues to help find the cold blooded killer.


My opinion:
          This series keeps getting better -even if it means Honey Spring has a high level of murders- really this may be my favourite so far.

The investigation isn't simple and we really solve it like a puzzle with bit of info found here and there but really several twist make this one a page turner as you aren't sure of the motive or culprit until the very end. I love the setting a lot with everyone knowing each other in that little city and still so many secret and gossip.

Roxy is a great character, she really thinks of other and i love how she tries to help everyone while making her dream a reality...her romance is also really moving i loved to see it progress.

Now one part i can't resist are the one about the pet: Roxy relationship with her dog of course but also all the other she helps get adoptee and i love seeing them find the right owner.

This story is so captivating that i fear making too many spoiler so i will stop here and only tell you that you must read this one  and if you can read the series in order it's even better!!!



Score:  5/5

Disclaimer: Source: a copy in exchange for an honest review, no other compensation was received. All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book


lundi 12 mars 2018

Banning (Dragon Guard Bersekers) by Julia Mills

Hello to all,


While it's the Carnaval here and thus lot of noise preventing me to sleep a lot i do put that time into good use : i'm reading! This time i started a new series by Julia Mills and it may become my favourite it was simply perfect for my birthday week... it release tomorrow so  hurry and pre order it when you still can.


Happy reading
Publisher: Julia Mills
Publication: 2018
ASIN:  B07B4D876H
Genre: Paranormal romance
Violence: strong

Language: normal
sex: steamy
Public: 18+

Description from goodreads :

 Ancient, Angry, and Looking for Vengeance.
These aren’t your momma’s Dragons.

Unbeatable, Unstoppable and damned near Indestructible.
They are the Dragon Guard Berserkers.

Move over Fate. Take a holiday Death.
The Boys are Back and There’s Hell to pay.

Meet Banning, the first of these legendary Guardsman to resurface and demand his due.

One simple coin, thrown into a fountain.
A wish made from the heart.

Tides will turn.
Futures will change.

His wish - to escape a prison of his own making…
Her wish - to save her mother…

Destiny intervenes.
Two worlds collide.

To save himself, he must first save her.

If you only had one wish… would you use it to save the one you love?

Fate Will Not Be Denied.

This book contains explicit sexual material and violence. It is only suited for mature readers 18 years of age and older.


My opinion:
          Perfect! Really i couldn't have been happier with this book than i am....i love dragons and Banning is really a great one ...even better villains get what they deserve so this story is moving because both Banning and his mate to be Mimi suffered quite a lot and we really want they happiness, it's very steamy too but also violent with some scenes quite gore and it fit perfectly ( i mean he is a dragon he won't just throw a punch) so it didn't bothered me at all as i was cheering for Banning

I loved that there were other shifters and how they came to help and forge new bonds but this story is the first of a series so we still have a lot to discover like where are the other dragons...and what happened during all teh time Banning was a statue.

So this is really a series i hope to continue as it was really great, i do hope to see more of Banning and Mimi!) but it's sure not recommended for those under 18 or not liking steamy or violence but if you don't mind ( especially when it's justice) and want a great paranormal romance i recommend you to try this one



Score:  5/5

Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book

mardi 6 mars 2018

Six Feet Under ( Kenni Lowry 4) by Tonya Kappes

Hello to all,


I guess that by know you know how i love a good book by Tonya Kappes....i haven't discovered all her series yet but those i did start got me addicted easily....so i'm really hppy to tell you that in the next 2 months we will get not 1 but 3 new releases and i will happily give you my opinion on those so get ready.

 Today i will tell you a little about Six Feet Under the 4th book in the Kenni Lowry series that release next week so you have time to go on a binge reaéds to get up to date^^.

Happy reading!
Publisher: Henery Press
Publication: 2018
ISBN:  0373277210
Genre: cozy mystery, southern
Violence: mild
Language: normal
sex: none
Public: 16+

 Description from goodreads :

 Too many cooks in the kitchen spoil the broth. And let me tell you, this broth is in trouble. Get ready for a Southern showdown.

The residents of Cottonwood, Kentucky are sent into a tizzy when the Culinary Channel comes to town to film an episode of Southern Home Cookin’ with celebrity chef Frank Von Lee.

Especially Sheriff Kenni Lowry.

Her mama’s award-winning chicken pot pie is what brought Frank to town, and they don’t make hair in the South bigger than her mama’s ego after the news.

When Frank Von Lee is found dead from food poisoning and the most likely culprit is Mama’s chicken pot pie, Kenni’s poppa, the former sheriff, comes back from the Great Beyond to assist in the investigation.

But nothing’s prepared Kenni for such a personal tie to a case, and she finds herself pushing the limits of the laws she’s sworn to protect.

This book’s so delicious it’ll make your mouth water and leave you hankerin’ for more.



My opinion:
          I love this series, as well as every book by this author, because really so far you can't go wrong picking one when you are looking for a cozy mystery well written and with humour enough that you will leave you  smiling long after you close the book.

Kenni has really a strange mother who isn't giving her any reprieve how she can be really supportive yes but most of the time it's embarrassment and complications...
This time a famous chef is coming in search of participants for a cooking reality show and Kenni's mother has been selected which means nothing can stop her now. She goes as far as doing some cosmetic treatment to be at her best.....however when the ghost of Kenni's grandfather reappears it sadly means that more gruesome events will occur and when the famous chef is found dead with what looks like her recipe near, Kenni mama is the top suspect.

Even if Kenni is sure of her innocence , this investigation will move her quite a bit and i loved to see that, she isn't perfect but she is doing her best and we love her for that. Let just say that Kenni will have more than she can chew but also it will show her true friends ( and some new hobby perhaps)


Really i loved it! All was there: the touch of romance, the great investigation with lot of twists and the great sidekick ( really who can resist Duke^^) and the humour to  balance all the rest; it was a great book

if you want a excellent cozy mystery don't miss this one! Can be read as standalone but you would appreciate it even more read in order.

Score:  4,5/5

Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book

lundi 26 février 2018

Dalig Hund Wolves series book 1&2 by Emma Alysin

Hello to all!


Today i'm sharing with you my opinion on two novella by Emma Alysin taking place in the same universe as the author is releasing them again ( changing the order among other things)...there is a change of covers too and to be honest if the new ones may reflect more on the story i really prefer the precedent ones so it's those i will show you.


Happy reading


Mated to the Enemy Alpha



If you are looking for a erotic paranormal romance short story this is one for you.  Don't expect romance as there quite a bit of  non consensual scenes ( wolf's part agrees as their are mates but it's no romance just instinct)
it's not bad written and quickly read.

The main plot is light the heroine goes in to get revenge and instead find her mate and they do jump on each other too quickly to my taste i think it could have been better if the story was longer and if they took their time but since it's a novella all is a bit rushed.




Taken by the Werewolf ( Dalig Hund Wolves 2)


First, better to let you know that this short novella takes place around the same time as  "Mated to the Enemy Alpha" and not just after so some events are seen in both story but from a different angle.

It's a paranormal erotic romance but i appreciated that it was less violent ( the steamy parts not the story as itself) even if there is more dirty language involved. It's a very steamy one, way too short novella , for example i would have loved if we knew a bit more about what was happening to the sister after so the end is kind of abrupt.

Globally i prefer this story as we get to see a bit more about the pack law, habits etc from this universe and i loved the characters more.

mardi 20 février 2018

Suzanne Johnson day!


Hello to all!!



i know it's a bit late but i couldn't keep it secret.... today Suzanne Johnson/ Susannah Sandlin is taking over at The Romance of reading on Facebook  with lot of giveaway open to international.

So If you are on facebook hurry and ask to be entered in the group if you are not already and particiapte.


Good Luck to all!!





Appalachian Abduction by Debbie Herbert

Hello to all!


           Today i'm sharing with you a book that can be considered as part of a series while being a standalone as we see characters from Appalachian Prey that i reviewed earlier this year here so readers shouldn't lost.

I hope you are ready for more suspense romance

Happy Reading
Publisher: Harlequin Intrigue
Publication: 2018
ISBN:  1335526277
Genre: romantic suspense
Violence: mild
Language: normal
sex: mild
Public: 18+

Description from goodreads :

 A small-town cop must protect a beautiful rogue undercover detective.

Trespassing, fleeing a peace officer…hell, she’d aimed a gun at his chest! Officer James Tedder can’t help but admire her fight. And undercover detective Charlotte Helms will never quit. She’s on a personal mission: rescue her best friend’s daughter…and bust the child-trafficking ring that lured her away. When they’re forced to become partners, James must trust Charlotte to have his back. But can he trust her with his heart?


My opinion:
          Lavender Mountains are really not a safe place to live as it seems. This book take place after " Appalachian Prey" and we see Liland and Harlan but this book focus on another couple Lilah's brother James (jimmy) and Charlotte so this one can really be read as a stand alone without any difficulty.

James is working under Harlan after being retired from the military but he still has some bad effect from his time in Afghanistan  and he does doubt himself...when he discover an intruder in his father's cabin he isn't letting go until he discover the real story of Charlotte and when he does he can't leave her alone.
I loved that he was loyal, he is determined but also a bit wild. He does his job well but we can see that it doesn't complete him yet. He is also resourceful and quite stubborn.
Charlotte also is really stubborn...she has a lead to find the missing daughter of her friend and she let nothing get in her way but doing so she also renounce to help she really need. When she is forced to trust James...she tries not to let her past dictate her reaction but it's not easy and she sure is paranoid. However, i do admire her determination.

Both have been hurt and learning to work together quite a bit like them against the world help them to heal bit by bit .

Now, the investigation is interesting, the action fast paced but i did prefer Appalachian prey. In this book we get less info about the setting, the people but really focus more on Charlotte and James past which is good but i kind of missing the  rural ambiance. Also Harlan was a bit strict and while that's normal  with his past he should have been more open minded in my opinion. he did well but not fast enough and not the right way so for those who have read the other story it can be disappointing but for new reader it should be a problem at all.

So all together it's a good romance suspense that works perfectly as standalone without cliffhanger .

mercredi 14 février 2018

Mississippi Blood Cake ( Southern Psychic Sisters Mysteries 2) by A. Gardner

Hello to all,

 Since today is St Valentine i decided to share my opinion on the last book i fell in love with. Really i asked to review it because it was a genre and a setting i loved but i wasn't expecting such pleasure so while you eat some chocolate.....

Happy reading!
Publisher: Gardner Books
Publication: 2018

Genre: paranormal cozy mystery
Violence: mild

Language: normal
sex: none
Public: 16+

Description from goodreads :

 The Greene sisters are back in this witchin' new series from USA Today bestselling author A. GARDNER!

Kill 'em with kindness . . . or just kill 'em.

A simple act of southern hospitality pulls Ember Greene into a murder investigation when she finds her new neighbor, a vampire exec at Corpse Corp., dead. And the mysterious wound that killed him points to someone she least suspects.

The coastal town of Misty Key is in a frenzy with the annual craft fair approaching, a ghastly remodel at the Crystal Grande Hotel, and a Peeping Tom haunting the streets at night. But with the family bakery struggling to stay afloat, Ember doesn't have time for gossip.

Until her friend is framed for murder.

To save an innocent soul, she enlists the help of a bloodhound named Yogi and her sister who sees the dead and uses her psychic gifts to snuff out the real killer. Something isn't right in the magical world, and a trail of clues leads her to another victim – one with a secret worth dying for.

Can Ember catch the murderer and save the family bakery?

Book 2 in the Southern Psychic Sisters mystery series! A light-hearted cozy mystery featuring quirky small-town characters, magic, and recipes. This book does not contain cliffhangers, graphic violence, gore, or profanity.


My opinion:
          Fabulous!!! I loved this paranormal cozy mystery...really it was read in one sitting and  i'm just wanting to read more now. The story is great well paced and  great bonus (cherry on the cake) i didn't guess all what was happening in the first chapters. No , there are a lot of twists and so well written that you keep being surprised until the end so this one is definitively a favourite.

I guess i should explain a little more, this is the second book in the series but you can jump in the wagon without worry of being lost. Ember is a seer with the power of numbers...she is born in a seers family so her sisters and mother also have powers but each one has a different one , like Stevie the oldest who see the dead....in this universe Seers are seen as mediator between paranormal...so aside from a mundane job to have funds to live they must work free for the greater good...Ember works in the family bakery- as far from the oven as possible-but when her neighbour is killed in strange circumstances and one of her shifter friend is being accused she must discover the truth and quickly but vampires dead or alive are not the most cooperative being.

I loved to see the relation between the sisters and how different they are, Ember is really cute and i loved the fact she was not perfect , far from it even. She is loyal and still learning her gift so i really admired her.I would also love to learn more about Stevie, her gift isn't the easiest and as single mother she must even have harder but still she is smiling and cooking fantastic cake to make other happy. Aqua is the rebel one and she can be funny but i most loved the dog Yogi. Thad is funny and i definitively want to learn more about him too.

This is the perfect book if you want a cozy mystery with paranormal element set in the south so i recommend it without any hesitation while waiting for book 3!



Score:  5/5

Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book

lundi 12 février 2018

Release Me (Storm Lords 3) by Nina Croft

Hello to all,


                     Winter certainly came late but now it's here full force with more than one week under zero...which give me plently of time to read. I've always loved what i 've read from Nina Croft and there is one series i somewhat missed " Storm Lords"...this week the third instalment release in a anthology so i had to discover it even if it was totally out of order ( thankfully i got the book i missed now as i need them^^)

So until i give you my opinion on the first two books let's see this 3rd one.

Happy reading

Publisher: nina croft
Publication: 2018
Genre: paranormal romance
Violence: strong
Language: normal
sex: strong
Public: 18+

Description from nina croft website :

 A thousand years ago, Finn Stanton was given a chance to get back the woman he loved enough to break the laws of Heaven. All he has to do is find her, and all she has to do is say I love you.

Never going to happen.

Having drunk of the Elixir of Life, Rachel Miller’s soul is tied to the earth in a perpetual cycle of death and rebirth. A widow, she lives with her six-year-old son in a strict religious community. She has no memory of the lives she has lived, though she is haunted by a love she can’t remember and a loss she can’t overcome.

Finn has no plans to even look for his wife. He betrayed her once, and the best thing he can do for her now is stay away. But fate has a way of hijacking the best of plans and Finn comes face to face with Rachel. Now he has five days before he loses her forever.

My opinion:
          For my first step into this universe i was happily surprised as i didn't feel as i was missing any important elements, we get a few background info and learn more about the universe along the story, so even if it's book 3 you can start with this one and, like me,  jump on what you missed after.

Finn is an alpha but one very protective...and i guess the wolf part is part of the reason that while alpha he doesn't try to dominate Rachel. On the contrary, he still feel guilty for what happened thousand years ago and he is willing to pay for that.
I loved to see him  try to do the right thing.

Rachel has a kind of secluded life but for someone with her power it was probably best as she is really a good person, she is very innocent and following her instinct. She grew on me very quickly.

I loved the universe with angel, fallen ( or so called) angel but more importantly i loved to se how each character lived the situation and still kept hope.

i would say that i only regretted 2 things, one part  2 (or max3) paragraphs seemed to me as repetition and in such a short book, i don't need to have explanation repeated to me ( then in an arc it can happen and final version could differ slightly so it didn't affect my opinion). Then...the ending i would have loved to know more about what Gabriel thought of Cassia intervention because it should definitively count as a breach of the contract and i would have loved to see the reaction of the wolves after but it's only me

so i do recommend this book if you love paranormal romance with fallen angel and shifters

Score:  3,5/5


Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book

mardi 6 février 2018

Review: Omega sector: under siege by Janie Crouch book 1 &2

Hello to all

While it's really freezing here, i'm enjoying reading by the fire since i managed to read two books from a favourite author and since they are part of a serie i opted to give you my opinion  of both of them at the same time.


Let's start with Daddy Defender first book in the Omega Sector: Under Siege series


I loved this book! So far when looking for a good or excellent romance suspense i was never disappointed by this author.

This is kind of a spin off from the main serie " omega team" if we want but we get the same elements we adore. Military alpha men completely at their love interest service. 
In this case we follow Ashton who put this saying into action as he accepts to be seen as the handy man by Summer...while he is in fact elite of the SWAT....He is in loves with her but thinks he has no right as he thinks himself guilty for her husband death as he couldn't save him leaving her alone with a baby girl...For him it's a way to stay near at first to check on her but as his feeling grew it's all what he is allowing himself to get.
Summer is attracted by Ashton and thus call him to repair all what is possible....she doesn't know how to let him know she is interested so she is hesitant but that was cute and her little girl is irresistible when she calls her a-ta^^

I loved to see how their relationship changed with all what was happening and Summer reaction to all of it is more than admirable. She think everyone sees her as a fragile thing but she has an inner strenght bigger than even what she gives herself credit for.

The investigation is perfectly written ( motive, rytmm) and we are on edge to see who get caught and how, while hoping the two main bad characters will pay sooner than than later. This one is a rollecaster of emotion too as there is what they thing to be several investigations going on and the team won't be unscathed ( really why him i loved that character!)but we definitively want more



Then Protector's Instincts second book in the Omega Sector: Under Siege series



As much as i loved all the rest i've read from this author, this book wasn't a favourite at all....it's well written but i really couldn't see the characters as believable so while i really enjoyed the investigation, the action etc it took my pleasure down a little too much.

Zane is feeling guilty for not protecting Caroline, that i can easily understand and his reaction makes perfect sense. I liked how he tried to do what he thought the best . He is really a touching character.
It's Caroline behaviour that bothered me the most.....i liked the fact she was trying to go over the trauma she suffered and how the author showed the difficulty she still had and the frustration it caused. She doesn't want to be seen as the eternal victim she wants her life back...so far perfectly understandable and believable......the fact she would like to go with Zane again too iunderstand as they were a couple before so theere is a trust between them, a bond aleady forged that while it could have become a bit fragile still exist so far so good. The romance between them is kind of cute but i couldn't get into it because Caroline who was assaulted in such a shape she was in coma for a couple of days recover too quickly in my opinion. Really getting intimate with someone you know after such event isn't easy and that part the author really wrote well...but then saying she went with other less than 2y after the events....no believable i mean to get intimate with someone you need a minimum of trust, after such an event you don't trust that easily or quickly so for me Caroline lost any credit and i couldn't follow her adventures with as much interest as i would have loved.

However while the characters got just a 2/5 for me the story in itself is really good and well worth a 4. i loved the rythm and the twists and it was really great to have some infos on the rest of the omegateam or even get a glimpse of them. If we have read Daddy Defender the story take place just after s it's great but i really think that this book, for the main story, can be read as stand alone we get enough info about the main players and what happened to be immersed into the story even if it's better read in order as the red line in the series the big plot run for all the series not just this book ( when the team will discover the mole really!^^)

so it's a good romance suspense if you want to read one

lundi 22 janvier 2018

Moon Cursed (Reluctant Werewolf Chronicles1) by Tori Centanni

Hello to all,


             Today, i'm sharing with you my opinion on a new release, first in a new series, Moon Cursed by Tori Centanni.
I must confess that i nearly gave up on this book as the heroine really got on my nerves so i had to take a break but i'm glad i continued as the story in itself is quite good and the book got a lot better as it progressed....but let see that in more details:

Happy Reading

Publisher: Bad Blood Books
Publication: 2018
Genre: urban fantasy
Violence: strong
Language: mild
sex: none ( allusion LGTB)
Public: 18+


Description from goodreads :

 My name is Charlotte Lear and I didn’t want to be a werewolf. But thanks to circumstances totally beyond my control — okay, mostly — that’s what I am. Now every month the Full Moon turns me into a hairy, angry, smelly wolf and all I can do is make sure I’m contained so I can’t hurt anyone else.

I’m trying my best to live a normal life (well, as normal as possible when you’re a werewolf and your best friend is dating a vampire). But when the wolf who turned me insists I go to a mandatory wolf pack meeting, everything changes. Before I know it, a group of militant monster hunters armed with silver bullets have me in their sights.

With the help of an annoyingly dogged (but admittedly kind of sexy) werewolf named Raff, I have to stop the hunters before they kill me and every other werewolf they can find.

Moon Cursed is book one of The Reluctant Werewolf Chronicles, a humorous urban fantasy series with lots of suspense and a little bit of romance.

My opinion:
          Hard...really it wasn't easy to get into the story at first as i really disliked Charlie...she is really immature and  so annoying that she got on my nerves. However , if you can read  through these first chapters until the story and investigation really starts  you won't close the book after until it's finished but yes you need to go over the first chapters first.

Charlotte, aka Charlie, is intelligent, she can really be focused on her goals and when she wants something she goes to big end to have it....it could be an advantage but the way she is it's also the opposite as she get too close minded as a result. She wanted to become a vampire....so she studied them in great length, managed to find some real ones and their address when it's not a well know fact they exist to start with....she put years in this project and  for that i can admire her. Now when things don't go as planned and she becomes a werewolf...she doesn't study it, she isn't trying to understand no she just flatly refuse it, shackles herself, refuse to meet other werewolves and keep thinking they are all mindless beast.....
After spending so much time on vampires i can see why she got disappointed but really 3years and more of this childish behaviour? really? complaining all the time, being jealous of her best friend because he could still become one....not even trying to research a little what she has become? For me that was too stupid and childish!
Later in the story we learn a bit more about her reason but still it was hard to warm up to her.

Raff is the opposite, it was hard not to get attached to him, he is courageous, funny and quite patience to cope with Charlie. I really loved him and Michael is an excellent friend as  well.

I really loved when the story really started with attempted murder on Charlie and other cases, the way she is put in the middle and doesn't have time to really overthink made it very interesting as she is discovering by force what she never wanted to see ( and how wrong she was).....the investigation is fast and we can imagine the next trouble that will arise which make it even more tempting to jump already on the next book ( but not available yet so patience it's needed)

There is a little humour yes but also dark moment and lots of actions. There is the presence of some Lgtb allusions ( Damien and Michael, Jessica and her girlfriend) but as it wasn't the focus on the story and just allusion it didn't bother me.


all together i did enjoy it and i'm very curious to see how the author will process for the rest of the series and see if Charlie will mature a little.



Score:  3/5


Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book

lundi 15 janvier 2018

and 2018 starts : Appalachian Prey by Debbie Herbert

Hello to all!!


                    So, already 2018.....i can't say that 2017 was an excellent year so i do have hope for this new one especially since it started quite well as i'm bonding with our new family member..i so needed him. Now i think i can hope for some balance or at least i hope so  to reach that i'm avoiding unecessary stress so if i didn't manage to complete your christmas gift on time i'm sorry i was too overwhelmed but  i will do my best to 2018 an excellent year.

That being said, a year can't be good without good books so it's time i start giving you my opinion on the first book of the year: a romance suspense by Debbie Herbert: Appalachian Prey.

Happy reading!!


Publisher: Harlequin Intrigue
Publication: 2018
ISBN: 1335638962
Genre: romantic suspense
Violence: strong
Language: normal
sex: mild
Public: 18+

Description from goodreads :

 Star-crossed lovers on Lavender Mountain…Danger awaits them both.

After her father’s murder, pregnant Lilah Tedder dreads facing deputy Harlan Sampson, her child’s secret father, who left her heartbroken. Though she still wants him, Lilah knows his professional ambition won’t let him associate with a moonshiner’s daughter. But when a killer targets Lilah, Harlan becomes more than her protector. Now they must uncover old family secrets or pay the ultimate price.

Star-crossed lovers on Lavender Mountain…Danger awaits them both.

After her father’s murder, pregnant Lilah Tedder dreads facing deputy Harlan Sampson, her child’s secret father, who left her heartbroken. Though she still wants him, Lilah knows his professional ambition won’t let him associate with a moonshiner’s daughter. But when a killer targets Lilah, Harlan becomes more than her protector. Now they must uncover old family secrets or pay the ultimate price.

My opinion:
          Very good! This book was perfect to start my year as i really loved it. It's a second chance romance if you want ( i'm not fond of those but in this case no cheating was involved only misunderstanding or something like that) but more importantly a romance suspense and i LOVE those! really when it's cold or raining outside staying in front of the fire immersed in a good investigation is a real pleasure. In this case it's even better as  there are several cases open on which our characters are investigating which make the story even more interesting.

Debbie Herbert wrote very realistic characters and we wouldn't be surprised to meet them at the turn of a street but it also make us want to stay on their side. Lilah is a wonderful woman, she grew facing difficulties but she didn't gave up and despite being from a family on the verge of the law ( to say the least) she became a good citizen. The fact people judged her because of her family sounded very unfair and made her even more admirable for staying true to her beliefs. She was hurt by Harlan while she also understand his reasons and because of that she was willing to let him free.

Harlan has big goals, he want to become sheriff to clean the area from crime.....more importantly he want to become a good man and not repeat the errors of his father however to do so he gets too easily influenced by public opinion so when his superior told him that a relation with Lilah would look bad on him and diminish his chance to be elected he just stop seeing her without explanation....on that side i  didn't like him. He is intelligent as we can see during his investigation but he also lacks courage for what is more important. I did appreciate to see him think about the past and what he really want and what he is willing to give up for that.

the investigation(s) led to some discoveries which added to my pleasure as i don't like guessing everything from the start and with several investigations it wasn't the case.

it's really a good romance suspense that i recommend with pleasure



Score:  4,5/5


Disclaimer: All opinions are my own and i voluntary reviewed this book