Book Review: Ripping The Bodice By Inara Lavey

Title: Ripping The BodiceAuthor: Inara LaveyGenre: Contemporary RomanceRating: 3.3 our of 5 stars Why I read Ripping The Bodice: Because I heard it was funny and really good.Mode Of Possession: I bought the book BlurbGot sex and romance on the brain? So does Cassandra Devon. She also has hard-boiledprivate eyes, dashing pirates, jet-setting super spies and other sexy rogues entertaining her in her surprisingly explicit subconscious. All these erotic daydreams make it hard to stay focused on Cassandra’s current dilemma: namely, rebuffing the advances of Connor, a wild Irish rascal who wants to play the starring role in her fantasies. Cassandra is only interested in getting together with Raphael, the tall, dark and handsome man of her dreams. May the best romance hero win!About Ripping the Bodice Cassandra Devon is a romance book addict. She works as a customer service rep at a paper company but spends most of her time reading and re-reading early romance books. You know, the ones with the Fabio covers and flowery language. She loves it and not only spends most of her time reading them, but daydreaming about them and putting herself in the heroine’s shoes. She ends her lackluster relationship with her boyfriend and accepts a weekend trip with a long time friend to a resort. There along with her friend she meets Conor, a sexy if rough around the edges guy with a strong Irish Brogue who she can’t stand. Cassandra also meets Raphael, Connor’s business partner who is the eptitome of romance heroes and falls for her real life knight in shinning armor. However, Cassandra is conflicted with the “perfect”...

Book Review: Archangel’s Kiss By Nalini Singh

Title: Archangel’s KissAuthor: Nalini SinghGenre: Urban Fantasy/ Paranormal RomancePaperback 352 pagesRating: 3.8/5 Why I Read Archangel’s Kiss: Because I read many great reviews about it and I enjoy Nalini Singh’s BooksMode of Possession: I bought the book Buy From Amazon.com (Guild Hunter Series) Or an Independent Bookstore BlurbVampire hunter Elena Deveraux wakes from a year-long coma to find that she has become an angel-and that her lover, the stunningly dangerous archangel Raphael, likes having her under his control. But almost immediately, Raphael must ready Elena for a flight to Beijing, to attend a ball thrown by the archangel Lijuan. Ancient and without conscience, Lijuan’s power lies with the dead. And she has organized the most perfect and most vicious of welcomes for Elena… About Archangels’s KissArchangel’s Kiss begins a year after Angels’s Blood. During that time Elena has been in a coma during the transformation from a mortal hunter born vampire hunter and an Angel made. There are many layers to Archangel’s Kiss. We see the politics of Angel and Archangel society, quest for power and two beings trying to figure out their relationship. The GoodThe world of Archangels’s Kiss is amazing. The overall idea of Angels, Archangels, Vampires, humans and hunters is fascinating, sensible, and mind-blowing. The way the characters interact with each other and the multi-layered story makes for a very exciting and interesting–can’t put the book down–read. The relationship between Elena and Raphael is explored deeply. You see both Elena’s past and Raphael’s past and you see what contributes to how they are today. You see the strength of both Elena and new week angel, and...

Review of Venom By Joan Brady

Title: VenomAuthor: Joan BradyBuy: Release Date August 10, 2010 Recently released from prison, David Mario didn’t expect to find a hitmat at his door. Warned that a powerful secret organization is after him, David goes underground and off the radar-waiting for the perfect moment to wreak revenge. Physicist Helen Freyl has just accepted a job offer from a giant pharmaceutical company who are close to finding a cure for radiation poisoning. But when the mysteriously sudden death of a colleague is followed by another, Helen begins to doubt her employers’ motives and realises that her own life is in danger, too. Venom brings David and Helen together as they fight for their lives against a backdrop of industrial espionage, corporate greed and human tragedy in this exhilarating and fast paced follow up to Joan Brady’s bestselling Bleedout. The GoodVenom is a complicated story that takes you from Springfield, Illinois to Belarus to London, Alabama and a few places in between. You meet many characters who all have their part to play in a multi-national corporate conspiracy. The tension starts on the first place as David, the hero is warned of a hitman on it’s way to kill him. The action scenes are well written and the characters are also deeply explored. Ms. Brady shows that she has put a large amount of work into Venom. The author took special care to make you familiar with everywhere the book went as well as the people. It felt as if you were in London, or in Alabama or where ever the author wanted you to be. The attention to deal was...

All Wrapped up for Christmas Review

All Wrapped up for Christmas by Em Brown Published by Literary Partners Group Inc Genres: Erotica, Fiction, Romance Pages: 187 Goodreads Title: All Wrapped up for Christmas* Publish Date: 2008-12-25 * ISBN: 978-1-60777-099-2 Buy From: Ravenous RomanceRate: 3 stars out of 5 stars.Hotness Level: 7/10 Scorching! Book DescriptionAudrey Jones can’t believe her best friend gave her a gift card to a male escort service for Christmas. A successful finance executive, Audrey doesn’t feel like there’s anything missing in her life. But when she finds herself alone for the holidays, she decides to take a chance, embarking on a personal journey that is both unexpected and highly erotic. Rance Durand has no trouble getting women. So why can’t he seem to get the time of day from the woman whose apartment unit is right next to his? When he overhears her calling the escort service, Rance decides to take the escort’s place. He has three days to seduce her.Will Audrey finally let down her guard and succumb to Rance’s talents in the bedroom? Will Rance be able to win her over before the three days are up? Either way, this Christmas novel will give you a holiday you’ll never forget! Review Audrey is a black woman in her thirties who is successful, but without a boyfriend/spouse. The majority of her time is spent working and climbing the corporate ladder. She lives in San Francisco but was just offered a job promotion which has her moving clear across the country to the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia. Excited about the promotion, but finding herself lonely on Christmas, Audrey takes her best...