Drawn to Him – a collection

drawn to him ebook coverBook: Drawn to Him

Series: An anthology

Genre: A collection of alpha short stories

Authors: KL Krieg, Willow Winters, LJ Shen, K Webster, Isabella Starling, Jade West, A Zavarelli, M Never

Release date: 19 September 2017

 

 

Blurb:

There are some men who make you helpless.

You know the kind. They steal the breath from your lungs and make your heart beat a little faster with a single look. You can’t stop staring, but the moment they pin those gorgeous eyes on you, you’re done for.

The kind that’s too hard to resist.

This is a collection of men just like that.

Handsome, confident and all for you.

DRAWN TO HIM is a collection of eight exclusive never-before-seen novellas you can’t resist, complete with HEAs. They have all the book feels and angst you’ve been wanting.

Why you should read it: Well, do you like an alpha? An alpha who’s hellbent on having his lady at all costs? Well, this collection has 8 to choose from! Featuring the talents of Jade West, KL Kreig, Willow Winters and many more authors, you’ll be spoilt for choice. There’s something for everyone. Some stories I liked more than others – One Night, by KL Kreig, among one of my favourites. In this particular story, we have the heroine – Saine, still hung up on her ex, forced to endure attending his wedding to someone else. Her meeting with a mysterious stranger is the kind of comfort she didn’t know she needed. Spooked by their intense night together, she steals away in the middle of the night, sad to leave but resolved that she’ll never see him again. Oh how wrong she is…

What you may not like: As with many collections or anthologies, the quality differs per story – I think for some authors, it may be harder to develop the characters so quickly, (within 8 or 9 chapters) while keeping the action moving at a steady pace. Some stories were cute, some a bit odd – with an over the top hero being a bit ridiculous and others were satisfying quick reads. Some had a hard edge to them – a violence that I wasn’t particularly a fan of, and a bit porny if I’m honest. However – I do believe there’s something for everyone.

Rating: As One Night was my favourite, I’ll give it 4/5. For the collection as a whole, it’s more like 3/5.

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Play On by Samantha Young – review and excerpt

Book: Play On

Author: Samantha Young

Series: standalone

Release date: 12 September 2017

Main characters: Nora O’Brien, Indiana native, living in Edinburgh, Aidan Lennox, musician and composer who throws Nora’s life into a tailspin.

Plot:

Nora leaped at the chance to leave her small and sad life Indiana. It may or may not have been for he right reasons, but here she is. Unfortunately her new life in Edinburgh isn’t without its struggles either. 

When she makes friends with a little girl at the hospital where she volunteers, she also meets the uncle. Aidan Lennox. They’ve crossed paths before and she is just as troubled by him as she was the first time. He seems to want to know what makes her tick. Nora has been keeping people at bay for years and is not about to let her guard down now.

After a series of painful events, Nora is again alone, and Aidan is gone. Deciding that it’s time to finally get her life back on track, she makes inroads to fulfil her potential. Of course, when things are finally on an even keel, Aidan re-enters her life. And he’s not happy. In fact, if looks could kill, she’d be dead on sight. Her heart was broken but he’s looking at her like she’s the devil. What a mess…

Why you should read it: I love Samantha Young. Her books are fresh, thoughtful and packed full of pathos and passion. (I’m feeling the alliteration a hope you are too!) This book was no exception. Nora is young and cast adrift at an early age and basically left to get on with life. Despite this, she was a lovely (if fearful) character. She did her best to be of help to others and tried hard not to dwell on the failings in her life. Aidan was her complete opposite – older and more reassured in his success, he bolstered her until he disappeared. He’s also a bit of a lug head but I shan’t spoil it for you. Read to find out why! The chemistry in the book was believable and incredibly hot. There are obstacles for the pair, but I really enjoyed the pace of the book, so it didn’t frustrate me too much.

What you may not like: Not much – it was a well-structured story that made me smile and made me sad in equal measure. Perhaps Nora was a little too in her head at times, but considering what she’s been through, it’s no surprise. I hope you can understand dialogue written in the Scots vernacular! I loved it – it gave it an authenticity and didn’t distract me at all. It made the voices that much more vivid.

Rating: 5/5 for a truly enjoyable read. I love anything set in Edinburgh. It’s one of my favourite cities. Read on for an excerpt…

…that night as I tried to sleep, I couldn’t for worrying about how vulnerable I really had made myself to a man I didn’t really know. When I was with him, those fears drifted away, but being alone and having time to think about it brought them all back. 

And yet … there wasn’t only the fear. There was relief.

Relief I never expected to feel.

I’d spewed out all the ugliness I’d ever committed and he didn’t run away. He held me and comforted me and looked at me like I wasn’t a bad person after all.

My attachment to him was deepening, as my attachment to Sylvie had. And that, I knew, was incredibly dangerous. Just as my attachment to the kids at the hospital, some of whom were terminal. Spending time with them was, at best, an act of kindness, at worst, an act of self-flagellation.

But to let myself fall for Aidan Lennox when he himself was at his most vulnerable was masochistic. He was a man with a huge life beyond me, and as soon as he stopped feeling so haunted, so alone, surely little Nora O’Brien from Nowhere, Indiana, would be left behind.

As if my thoughts had conjured him, the door to the shop opened, drawing me up off the counter. My heart beat faster as Aidan walked in. He closed the door behind him and stared across the shop at me.

And I knew that my self-flagellation wasn’t over.

I couldn’t run away from him.

I didn’t want to.

Drawn to him in a way I couldn’t explain, I walked slowly toward him, and he to me. We met in the middle of the shop. As soon as I was within touching distance, he put his hand on my waist to draw me even closer. My breath caught as our eyes locked and it took me a second or two to find the ability to ask, “What are you doing here?”

“I wanted to see you. Make sure you’re okay.”

I rested my hand on his arm, the one that held me close, and nodded. “I think so.”

He frowned, reaching up with his free hand to brush his thumb over my cheek in that way that made my knees tremble. “I couldn’t sleep last night for worrying about you.”

And I saw it. What I’d been trying so hard not to see.

I saw that he wanted me … like I wanted him.

I was at war with myself, thinking he should probably leave but wanting him to stay. More than anything I didn’t want to hurt him. Again.

However, maybe friendship was the key. We could be there for each other without turning it into something that would be incredibly painful when it was inevitably over. Friendship, I could survive. We both could.

“Aidan, I—”

“Ah, good the shop isn’t on fire.” My boss’s voice broke the moment as she strode in.

Aidan’s eyebrows were drawn together, as if he knew I was in a battle with myself and the side he wanted to lose was winning.

“Oh, hello.” Leah stopped beside us and I gently extricated myself from Aidan’s grasp. I scowled when I saw my boss’s eyes running over him hungrily. I felt sorry for her fiancé. “I’m Nora’s boss—Leah.” She held out a hand, grinning flirtatiously. “Are you the man with the delicious voice from the other week there?”

Aidan shot me a scowl. “No, I’m not.”

Thank you, Leah. “That was Roddy.” I looked up at Aidan. “Jim’s best friend.”

Before he could react, Leah gave a huff of laughter. “Who knew you were hiding all these gorgeous men, Nora.” She wagged her finger at me like I’d been naughty and then turned back to Aidan. “I didn’t quite catch your name.”

“Aidan.” He gave her a curt nod and stepped back, his eyes falling on me. “This isn’t over, Pixie.”

His determined expression froze me in place as I continued to fight with myself and what I wanted. Because I swear to God, every time that man called me Pixie, I wanted to show him just how naughty I could be.

Love Will Always Remember by Tracey Livesay

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Series: Shades of Love #3

Author: Tracey Livesay

Release date: 29 August 2017

Main characters: Leighton Clarke, DC Lobbyist on the fast track to success. Jonathan Moran, celebrated chef and soon-to-be brother-in-law to Leighton.

Plot: Leighton Clarke’s career is entering the stratosphere. The daughter of powerful political parents, she’s making her name as a lobbyist and is about to marry and become part of her own  power couple. It’s just a shame that she’s attracted to his brother…

Jonathan Moran is a successful chef in his own right and is in DC to open a new restaurant as well as rebuild bridges with his family. This includes his iceberg of a brother, Thomas. Things are about to get even more complicated when he sees Leighton again and an accident leaves Leighton with no memory and a lie that thrusts them together. Jonathan will have to choose between family obligations and true love…

Why you should read it: I love this series – it’s full of interesting characters and this one was no exception. Leighton has been hurt and disillusioned in the past and has now embraced a future that guarantees a minimum of personal pain, but at what cost? The amnesia trope can be a bit hit-and-miss in some romances, but it’s one I love when done well. I really enjoyed the story’s evolution. Jonathan is such a sweetheart and a  complete romantic. Without being too mushy!

What you may not like: Leighton’s personality at first comes across as haughty and cold – you may not like her – I don’t think you’re supposed to. There are reasons for her surliness and it’s interesting to find out how she’s reached this point, as it soon becomes apparent she wasn’t always so self-contained.

Rating: 4/5 for a truly entertaining and sexy as hell read. It was a thoughtful read too – sometimes family are the people who you choose, rather than the ones you’re born with…

Off Base by Annabeth Albert

Book: Off Base

Series: Out of Uniform #1

Author: Annabeth Albert

Main characters: Zach Nelson, Navy SEAL struggling to accept his sexuality. Pike Reynolds, a mutual friend who, beneath the cheery facade, just wants to love and be loved.

Blurb:

After trading the barracks for a fixer-upper rental, navy SEAL Zack Nelson wants peace, not a roommate—especially not Pike, who sees things about Zack he most wants to hide. Pike’s flirting puts virgin Zack on edge. And the questions Pike’s arrival would spark from Zack’s teammates about his own sexuality? Nope. Not going there. But Zack can’t refuse.

Pike Reynolds knows there won’t be a warm welcome in his new home. What can he say? He’s an acquired taste. But he needs this chance to get his life together. Also, teasing the uptight SEAL will be hella fun. Still, Pike has to tread carefully; he’s had his fill of tourists in the past, and he can’t risk his heart on another, not even one as hot, as built—and, okay, yeah, as adorable—as Zack.

Living with Pike crumbles Zack’s restraint and fuels his curiosity. He discovers how well they fit together in bed…in the shower…in the hallway… He needs Pike more than he could have imagined, yet he doesn’t know how to be the man Pike deserves.

Why you should read it: I’ve read this series completely out of sync, but it doesn’t seem to matter. Each book, (see On Point and At Attentionis a self-contained story featuring a different navy SEAL and the object of their affection. This book was probably the more angsty of the series as it dealt with a character not yet ready to deal with who he is. It was very poignant and also quite realistic in its depiction. Not everyone has the joyful coming out, it can get messy and loved ones can be alienated due to their own reasons. It was enjoyable and moving and I think is a good opener to the series. The chemistry between Pike and Zack grew slowly and I liked how they evolved from a timid friendship into more.

What you may not like: It is quite heavy in places – not going to lie, and the start was quite slow, but it soon picked up and became a story I grew to like more and more.

Rating: 3.5/5 for a thoughtful and absorbing read.

Author interview – Tracey Livesay’s Love Will Always Remember

Today sees the release of Love Will Always Remember by Tracey Livesay, and I’m really excited about it as I’ve loved the series so far. (See reviews for Love on my Mind and Along Came Love.)

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So, to celebrate this new release, I tracked down Ms Livesay to ask her a few questions…and she kindly answered!

Me: What made you start writing?

TLI’ve always written stories and like many romance writers, once I found romance books, I eventually tried to write my own. I still have that first story (I was 11 yrs old) and I take it out every now and then to read it… and I laugh! It’s so bad!! But that urge to write never went away. Over the years, I became an attorney, entered the work force, got married, had kids, decided to stay home with those kids… and during my infrequent quiet moments, I’d revisit the idea of writing, but I never followed through. By the time my youngest started kindergarten, I was ready. Instead of going back into the law, I followed my heart and I’ve never regretted that decision! 
 
Me: Your books are often categorised as  ‘interracial’ rather than simply contemporary romance – how do you feel about that? Are you ok with it or is it a bit reductive for authors?
TL: This question is so timely because I recently made the decision to drop the ‘interracial’ from my description, but not because I’m ashamed of it or am running away from it. In the beginning, I wanted to emphasize that aspect of my stories because major publishers were shying away them and I knew there was an audience for it. Hello! It was me. It was my life! But now it feels like that descriptor has turned into a genre. It’s not a genre; it’s one keyword to describe my stories. Whether or not an author chooses to describe their work as ‘interracial’ or ‘multicultural’ is a personal decision and I’m not passing judgement on it. Far from it. But I write contemporary romances where the heroes and heroines are different races. Their being different races is not the main concept or theme of my stories. 
Me: Any nuggets you’d like to share about the characters in Love Will Always Remember – inspiration, what you like most about them etc?
TL: It’s interesting to write a series, especially when you introduce characters in earlier books. I had to have an idea about Jonathan’s character when I wrote the first book, LOVE ON MY MIND. I knew I had to make him fun and easygoing because Adam and Mike are both so intense. There had to be someone in the group to balance them out or they’d be too broody. And I wasn’t interested in writing a book where all the men sat around seeing who could out-brood one another. LOL I had the idea about what Jonathan’s story would be while I was writing the second book, ALONG CAME LOVE. That’s why I introduced Leighton in that book, but only in one scene. Of course, that didn’t leave me much wiggle room when it came to this book, especially because there was something I really wanted to happen. (I have to be cryptic because it’s a surprise.) 
 
I love Jonathan and Leighton together. I like that they are both alphas, but in their own spheres. I’ve always wanted to write about a chef. I watch The Food Network and Top Chef and good-looking men who can cook are my kryptonite! Leighton is who I want to be when I grow up. She’s kicking ass & taking names and I wish I could be that bold and in charge!
Me: What, if anything can you tell us about your new projects once the Shades of Love series is complete?
TL: I’m currently writing the third book in my “IN LOVE WITH A TYCOON” series with Entangled Publishing.  I’m also prepping a book that would start another new series, but I can’t talk about that yet. 🙂
Me: Where do you look for your inspiration for your heroes and heroines who are always gorgeous, intelligent and complex?
TL: Thank you! LOL Hmm… Well, I work on my characters quite a bit in the beginning. I like to write character arcs, which means my characters have to start in one place and end in a totally different and better place. So its important to me to figure out the personal journeys the characters will go on, in addition to the love story. 
 
Physically, I cast my books before I write. I’ll “cruise” Google images and Pinterest to find people who match the description I have in my head. Once I have my couple, I’m able to start writing.
Thanks so much to Tracey for the interview during what must have been a busy promotional period. Love Will Always Remember is available from most retailers now.

 

About the author

Author Tracey Livesay-hiresA former criminal defense attorney, Tracey finds crafting believable happily ever afters slightly more challenging than protecting our constitutional rights, but she’s never regretted following her heart instead of her law degree. She writes sexy and emotional contemporary interracial romances where strong, successful heroines find love with powerful, passionate heroes. She lives in Virginia with her husband—who she met on the very first day of law school–and their three children. She runs marathons and loves purses and TV (the shows on them, not the actual appliance). If you want to chat with her about them you can find her on social media.

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Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

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Book: Hate to Want You

Series: Forbidden Hearts #1

Author: Alisha Rai

Main characters: Livvy Kane, nomadic daughter who has returned home, Nicholas Chandler, CEO of Chandlers, the family firm.

Plot: Livvy and Chandler were childhood sweethearts until a feud detonated between the two families and tore them all apart. Unable to break contact altogether, the pair have met up once a year for the past decade, always in a different city.

When Livvy returns to their hometown in order to see her family, tongues are set wagging. Nicholas has heard she’s back in town and is determined not to let her get under his skin again.
Livvy’s hard exterior has always come in useful when dealing with both families, and her armour is fully in place. Her visit is temporary. She’ll stay away from Nicholas and then be gone. Simple.

Why you should read it: Holy cow this book was good! You have family secrets, a whole of lot rumours and past secrets. Livvy and Nicholas’s history is so linked that they couldn’t get free if they tried! Their chemistry was off the charts and the forbidden element made it even sexier. This was a story with very complex characters. It dealt with mental health issues, grief and greed. I loved this story and couldn’t put it down.

What you may not like: Nada! It had it all – I could relate to the characters and their imperfections were refreshing and real. I can’t wait to see what’s in store for the other characters in this series – especially Livvy’s brother!

Rating: 5/5 – you have to read this!

Blog Tour – Ready to Run by Lauren Layne

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Calling all Lauren Layne fans! She’s back with yet another new exciting series – I don’t know how she does it! The I do, I don’t series starts with Ready to Run and you’re going to love it!

Ready+to+runBook: Ready to Run

Series: I do, I don’t #1

Author: Lauren Layne

Release date: 22 August 2017

Main characters: Jordan Carpenter,  TV producer hoping to convince Luke Elliott to contribute to her firm’s new project. Luke Elliott, bachelor (not by choice) who seems to have an unfortunate habit of leaving his bride at the altar.

Plot: Jordan Carpenter lives a fabulous NY life. She’s successful and has a good head for her business: showbusiness. She’s trying to land the perfect guy to star in the upcoming reality show of the season, Jilted. She thinks she’s found the perfect candidate: one Luke Elliott. Something about his story intrigues the heck out of her. He’s backed out of not one wedding, but three in recent years, and somehow the town seems to still adore him. She wants her man and won’t take no for an answer…

Luke Elliott, local fireman and all-round good guy keeps his cards close to his chest. That’s why when Jordan crosses his path, he has no interest in being part of her crazy plan. His private life is his and he has no intention of becoming public property. He’s rude and surly to her, but Jordan has thicker skin that he gave her credit for. Nothing he does seems to deter her. She may well succeed in wearing him down, and the whole town of Lucky Hollow seems to love her too. Will Luke?

Why you should read it: This book was so good! It had banter, it had substance and was a real page turner. The chemistry between Jordan and Luke was undeniable and it built steadily. I loved how Jordan got under Luke’s skin. She’s sunny but not a walkover – and she’s the perfect balance to Luke’s acerbic tendencies. I could feel Lauren Layne’s enthusiasm for this new series – it’s inspired and I’m really excited to be meeting some new characters in a completely different setting.

What you may not like: Luke takes grouch to a whole new level. He’s so keen to protect himself that he really treats Jordan badly at times. She can take care of herself, but there really are some oh-no-he-didn’t-say-that moments that made me gape.

Rating: 4/5 for an exciting start to a new series, which is imaginative and has all the hallmarks of a Lauren Layne book that you’ll love!

Ready to Run is out today!

Sneak peek – Drunk Dial by Penelope Ward

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Calling all Penelope Ward fans – whether you love her collaborations with partner in crime Vi Keeland, or prefer her solo books, you won’t be able to resist Drunk Dial

DRUNK DIAL (A standalone)

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Release date: 21 August 2017
A Contemporary Romance Novel
New York Times, USA Today, and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Penelope Ward 

Synopsis:
From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new, sexy standalone novel.
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Look up Landon Roderick, that boy from childhood whom I’d never been able to forget – even though he so easily forgot about me – and call him.
Then again, anything sounds like a good idea when you’ve had a little too much wine before bed, right? It was supposed to be just a quick, meaningless, prank call. Instead, I went off on him – unloading thirteen years of pent-up emotions.
I didn’t think he’d call me back.
I certainly could never have anticipated the weeks of sexually tense phone conversations that followed as I got to know the man he’d become.
Turned out, Landon had never really forgotten me, either. That special connection we had was still there. I opened up to him, but there were also things about me he didn’t know. And he had his own secrets.
Over the countless hours we talked on the phone, I wondered what would happen if we actually saw each other. One night, I did something impulsive again. Only this time, I went to the airport and booked a ticket to California. We were about to find out if one phone call could bring two lost souls together or if my drunk dial really was all just a big mistake.

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Excerpt:

After that evening, I hadn’t heard back from him for a few days.
Then, one night, a text came in from the same phone number I recognized as Landon’s. It was the first time he’d texted me.
I looked down to find he’d sent a photo.
I gasped.
It was a heavily tatted man set against the backdrop of the ocean at sunset. Oh, my. It was him – a selfie.
Fuck. Me. He was beautiful.
I wouldn’t have even known it was Landon were it not for the blue eyes I recognized instantly. The shaggy, caramel hair I remembered from the past was now a darker shade of brown and shorter, cropped closer to his head. His arms and his chest were inked, his body so perfect that if I squinted, it almost resembled carved stone.
I couldn’t stop looking at him. My eyes wanted nothing more than to explore the ridges and valleys of his stunning body.
Was this a cruel joke?
This was not Landon!
But, it was.
With my thumb and middle finger, I kept zooming in and out, examining the details of the ink across his chest and on his arms. There was really nothing sexier than a guy with perfect arms and a full sleeve tattoo.
Even though his lips seemed fuller than I recalled, they still curved into a familiar grin that oozed confidence. The eyes and that smile were the only traces of the boy I remembered. I wished I could’ve leapt through the screen to smell him, touch him.
“Hi, Landon,” I whispered, for a brief moment talking to the boy inside, not the man in front of me.
This Landon was the polar opposite of the Ivy League yuppie image previously in my head. The only thing the man pictured might have majored in was badassery. He looked like a rockstar, a rule breaker, displaying a sense of arousing danger–someone who must have had women from all walks of life drooling over him for the sheer fact that either they couldn’t have him or shouldn’t have him. It suddenly became clear why, as he’d alluded to, a woman might have been begging him for sex. That made me wonder if he had any secret tattoos in spots I wasn’t allowed to see. God.
A fire was burning inside of me, and I knew it was my crush exploding into a full-blown obsession.
A self-conscious feeling came over me. If I was scared to show him a picture of myself before, now I was really hesitant.
The message that went along with the photo simply read:
Now show me you.

About the Author

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Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today, and #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She’s a sixteen-time New York Times bestseller. Her novels are published in over a dozen languages and can be found in bookstores around the world. Having grown up

in Boston with five older brothers, she spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor, before switching to a more family-friendly career. She is the proud mother of a beautiful 12-year-old girl with autism and a 11-year-old boy. Penelope and her family reside in Rhode Island. 

Along Came Love by Tracey Livesay

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Series: Shades of Love #2

Author: Tracey Livesay

Release date: 25 October 2016

Main characters: India Shaw, free spirit who’s landed in some big trouble. Michael Black, a mutual friend and the one to bail her out.

Blurb:

When a silly, impulsive decision lands free-spirited India Shaw behind bars in San Francisco, she has no choice but to call the only person she knows in the unfamiliar city—the very man she abandoned after a steamy two-day fling. The fact that she’s pregnant with his child is something she’d rather not divulge.
Tech executive Michael Black never thought he’d hear from the quirky beauty after she left his bed four months ago, much less be called upon to post bail. He’s got his hands full with a corporate merger that could make or break his career, but his honorable nature—and an overwhelming need to see her again—means he can’t just leave her in jail. And when India reveals the truth about her pregnancy, Mike insists she stay with him until the baby is born.

India doesn’t want to depend on him for anything, but their constant proximity stirs up feelings she can’t ignore. She’s never desired a family before and she knows a future with Mike isn’t possible . . . but then along came love to shake up all her plans.

Why you should read it: I think Tracey is fast becoming one of my favourite authors. I read Love On My Mind and adored it, and to have more books in the series to delve into is even better! I liked India for her free spirit and felt bad for her when it became clear why she was so reluctant to stick in one place for too long, never outstaying her welcome. She’s very much alone in the world and her self-reliance is admirable but extremely lonely. Mike was a good hero – he was very focused and decisive. He didn’t swerve once in his emotions and that made him attractive but also created a delicious amount of conflict between he and India. Their chemistry is off-the-charts hot!

What you may not like: I thoroughly enjoyed this story and the pace was near perfect. There was no repetitive dialogue or shoehorned angst for the sake of it.

Rating: 4/5 for an engaging and romantic story that was hot as all get out!

Cover reveal – Play On by Samantha Young

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Nora O’Brien chased a dream from Indiana to Scotland, so sure it was the right thing to do. Three years later she was left in her adopted country with nothing to her name but guilt and regret.

Until Aidan Lennox entered her life.

Older, worldlier, a music producer and composer, the sexy Scot should never have made sense for Nora. But somehow in each other they found the light they were looking for, the laughter and the passion—the strength to play on despite their past losses.

But when life dealt Aidan another unlucky hand, instead of reaching for her he disappeared. The agonizing loss of him inspired something within Nora. It fired her spirit— the anger and hurt pushing her forward to take control and reach for her dreams.

Finally pursuing a career on stage while she put herself through college, everything is how Nora wants it. She’s avoiding heartbreak and concentrating on her goals.

Sounds easy but it’s not. Because Aidan is back. And for some reason he hates Nora.

He’s determined to be at war with her.

And she has absolutely no idea why.

Out September 12th 2017 in digital and paperback edition!

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