Month: April 2017

We Met in Dreams by Rowan McAllister

We Met in Dreams by Rowan McAllister

Arthur-Viscount Campden has been left mentally ill after a fever as a child. He hallucinates frequently by hearing and seeing things that aren’t there. He’s since been locked in his rooms for the past ten years.

One night he disturbed by a ruckus outside his door. He listens intently trying to figure out what the noise is when a stranger appears in his room. He believes it another hallucination; that talks back.

Fox first presents himself to Arthur as a commoner but soon allows Arthur to know he too is a gentleman. Fox is charmed by the innocence of Arthur and frequents him in his rooms. They quickly develop a friendship that eventually leads to more. All the while we’re seeing Arthur come out of his shell.

Secrets are revealed that have Arthur making rash decisions that drastically change his future.


 

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Secrets of Redemption (Secrets #3) by LK Shaw

Secrets of Redemption (Secrets #3) by LK Shaw

Miles at the end of book #2 killed a man to save his best friend. Since then he’s been carrying a sufficient amount of guilt. He needs to let go, give someone else control of his crumbling life, before there’s nothing left of him.

Josie is a computer analyst at the same security firm that Miles works at. In fact, Josie has been in love with Miles since she met him six years ago. Eventually she put her infatuation aside and they became friends. Now that Miles is falling apart she believes that desperate times call for desperate measures.

Only Miles sees things different and it takes an attack on Josie’s person to help Miles see beyond himself.


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Lord of Ravens (Inheritance Series #3) by Amelia Faulkner

Lord of Ravens (Inheritance Series #3) by Amelia Faulkner

*Trigger Warning: Child Abuse*

Laurence and Quentin are moving forward in their relationship; Laurence testing the sexual waters.

Things seem to be running as smooth as they can with these two when Quentin’s father used magic to track him down and approach him. He has two weeks to come home and fulfill his duties as Duke.

Laurence finds out how Quentin obtained his magic and struggles with knowing. All the while he finds out he too has magic and has to find an instructor in order to be able to fight Quentin’s dad.

Both must go through great journeys in order to move forward not only in their relationship but their growth as individuals.

Between Quentin’s dad’s threat, a last resort attempt to get Quentin home, Laurence finding the truth about Quentin’s past, and his new found magic this book is wild, crazy, full of emotions, and the best of the series so far.

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Throwback Thursday: How one word can change the course of a story.

Throwback Thursday: How one word can change the course of a story.

Hello!!!

Gather round everyone and I’m going to regale you with a tale of how I stumbled upon my first MM scene.  It was completely by accident.  Upon looking at the cover and reading the blurb I believed it to be MFM, and not MMF.  Talk about being pleasantly surprised.  The story was Alien Savior: The Arathians book #1 by Nicole Krizek.  The funny this is, that the blurb clearly states that the two male MCs are mated.  In my mind though I’m thinking “Good Day Mate”; that they were the best of friends and shared a bond.  Well, they shared a bond alright.  It was when one of them went down on the other that my eyes shot out of my head and I just stared at the book.  I remember thinking, “What in the hell have I gotten myself into?”  The wonderful voice that speaks to me in my head sometimes responded with, “possibly delicious sexy times.”  So I relented to the voice and continued.  Thank goodness for that because the story was amazing.  I immediately became addicted and might have read it more than once.  I plead the fifth.

The gist of the story is that The Arathians were a sterile alien race.  An unknown and regrettable side effect to an inoculation injection.  Though they lived many years they could no longer reproduce.  The male population outweighed the female by an excessive amount.  Many times one female would have multiple male mates.  (I just heard a collective sigh and many “only if that were true”s coming from the audience.  And don’t I know it!!)

When Kor and Ty were on a mission they stumbled across a human, from Earth, being sold as a slave.  This was against all laws and they quickly rescued her from her peril.  She couldn’t return home so they took her to their home.  And this is where the story gets even more “interesting”.

There are three books in this series:

Alien Savior: MMF

Alien Rescue: MF

Alien Incursion: MMF

I’m going to leave the link to the bundle.  They are also on KU so take advantage and give this sci-fi series a shot.  I can tell you if you love sci-fi and menages you’ll absolutely adore this series and be left slightly turned on.  😉

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Dark Lessons by Julia Sykes

Dark Lessons by Julia Sykes

If you’ve followed the Impossible Series (not necessary to read this book) then you’ve already met main MC Jason Harper. He’s put on a nice front, but lately we’ve seen some cracks in that armor.

Sam, our friendly cyber chick, recently relayed some information about how the love of Jason’s life was killed.

Dark Lessons is the story of how Jason met Natalie.

After a night of “friendly” liaisons they part ways only to discover that Natalie is a recruit for the FBI and Jason is an instructor. Jason can’t let her go. She’s a natural submissive to his Dom. The chemistry between the two is palpable. They chose to move forward in their relationship, Natalie learning the workings of BDSM in the most unconventional way. Until she’s murdered during a training exercise.

Or is she?


 

 

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Adrift (Staying Afloat Book 1) by Isabelle Adler

Adrift (Staying Afloat Book 1) by Isabelle Adler

Capt. Matt is very protective over his ship and crew. Nobody goes aboard who doesn’t need to and absolutely nobody flies her but him. Except when he’s lured in by the prospect of lots of money.

Rhys is hired by a man only known as Ari to Matt and his crew to fly Matt’s ship. He’s taking them to an unknown destination to retrieve an artifact from an extinct society.

On they way their accosted by vicious aliens, a psychopath space gangster, and a pirate with a vengeance.

Plus, what they’re going after ends up being something that could end the galaxy as they know it.


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Danced Close by Annabeth Albert

Danced Close by Annabeth Albert

Todd is a recovering addict working the front at a bakery. He refuses to go down any path that has potential to lead him back to the streets.

Kendall is gender fluid and one of the best wedding planners. He also frequently uses the bakery where Todd works for his LGBTQ clientele. The two have been skirting around each other until serendipity steps in and plays her hand.

Kendall was supposed to go to swing dance classes with his best friend until she backed out at the last minute.  Kendall notices how Todd sways his hips when listening to music and persuades him to take her place.  From here the true adventure awaits along with dark secrets, black pasts, and a hopeful future.

 

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Release Blitz for Dark Lessons by Julia Sykes

Dark Lessons 

by Julia Sykes

(MF-BDSM)

Synopsis 

One hot night with a devastatingly handsome stranger. That’s all it was supposed to be. So when my darkly domineering one-night stand turns out to be one of my instructors at Quantico, my life becomes far too complicated. I’m training as an FBI agent, but Jason has other forms of training in mind. Like bending me over his desk for a spanking.

I try to resist him, but soon we’re stealing forbidden hours of lust when no one’s watching. It could cost us both our careers, but I can’t help myself. He’s broken, and I want to be his salvation.

In return, he says he wants to protect me, to love me. But can he save me when my new job puts me directly in the path of danger?

 

 


Excerpt

“You’re mine for the night,” he declared. “I’m in charge, and I’m going to give you more pleasure than you’ve ever known.”
“And how would you know that?” I managed in a weak attempt at a challenge.
He brushed his knuckles down my cheek, keeping my wrists pinned with his other hand. The firmness of his grip contrasted with the gentle touch on my face, making my head spin. He was a study in contradictions: hard and unyielding, but tender and careful. Although I wouldn’t be able to escape him in this position, he wasn’t holding me cruelly. He’d subjugated my body, but he wasn’t hurting me.
“Because beneath all your fire, you’re a sweet submissive, and I don’t think anyone knows it. Not even you.”
“What are you talking about?” I asked, genuinely confused.
“You like when I take control.” He squeezed my wrists for emphasis. My sex contracted in response, and I squirmed against him. He smirked. “I could tell as soon as I touched you for the first time. You sauntered into that bar, confident you could take on any man who challenged you. And after how you handled yourself in there, I know you could. But when I Topped you, you melted.”
“Topped?”
He cupped my cheek in his big hand. “I dominated you, kitten. I took control, and you loved it.”
“Kitten?” I demanded, not caring for an overused endearment. “Is that what you call all your one-night stands?”
“No,” he said earnestly, and the slight surprise in his eyes let me know he wasn’t lying. “I’ve never called anyone that before.”
“Then why did you?”
One corner of his lips twisted up in a cocky smile. “Because I know you’re a strong, capable woman, but I’m going to make you purr.”
My core contracted, and I struggled to maintain a hard mask. “What if I don’t like being called kitten?”
“You do.”
I tried my best to scoff. “You think you know everything.”
“I know enough.” Keeping his hold on my wrists, his free hand dipped between us. He deftly opened the button at the front of my jeans, and his fingers slipped beneath the elasticized band at the top of my sensible blue cotton panties. His touch danced over my clit. I rocked toward him, but he explored farther, sliding his fingers through my embarrassingly wet folds to press inside me. He filled me slowly, and I gasped at the intrusion. He watched me intently, his bright green eyes trapping me as securely as his hold on my wrists. “Good little kitten,” he rumbled. My inner muscles squeezed his fingers, and a humiliating whimper slipped through my lips.
His low, arrogant chuckle made my core clench again. “You see?” he said, his warm breath fanning my neck as he leaned in close. “You love it. You want to be my good little sex kitten, don’t you?”

 

 

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About the Author

Julia Sykes is the USA Today bestselling author of the Impossible Series. She has always kept dark stories tucked away in her mind, so she was thrilled when she discovered that other people actually want to read them. Her books blend romance, suspense, and BDSM.

After spending four years living in England, Julia returned to her Southern homeland. She has recently settled down in South Carolina and spends her time petting her cat-children, reading, and binge watching TV with her husband when not writing. You can usually find Julia in Starbucks with a venti iced latte clutched in her hand.

Julia loves connecting with readers! Please feel free to contact her on facebook, through twitter, or email her directly at juliasykes193@gmail.com. You can find out more about Julia’s current and future projects at julia-sykes.com.

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