Friday, 24 June 2016

REVIEW - American Bad Boy by Eddie Cleveland



American Bad Boy: A Military Bad Boy Romance by Eddie Cleveland

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Synopsis

I lost my men. I lost my leg. I lost my career. And all I could think of was Lauren.
I left for West Point with two things: a broken heart and a promise to never let it happen again.
Now I'm back in Colorado as a war hero. F*ck that, I'm a celebrity.
And every woman wants to open her legs for Captain America.
So why do I only want her?

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Even with one leg, Mack Forrester hasn't lost his swagger.
It's been a decade since he left. But under his tattoos, I still see the guy who broke my heart when he chose his country instead of me.
I told myself I was over it.
Over him.
One glimpse in his crystal blue eyes and I knew it was a lie.
Now he wants me back, but ten years is a long time. There's so much he doesn't know.
Like, that I had his child.



American Bad Boy: A Military Bad Boy Romance
3-3.5 Military Stars

A Military Second Chance Romance

American Bad Boy is the debut novel by Eddie Cleveland. It follows Mack and Lauren on their journey from teenage lovers to reconnecting after Mack returns from war and being apart for ten years.

The story is an easy read. Interesting in that it deals with Mack’s PTSD and the demons he carries with him from war. I enjoyed how the author shows the trials and tribulations that veterans go through, how they deal and how they try to cope.

I found it refreshing to read a military romance from a former military man. Just made me stop and think about what he was writing and he’s experiences while at war.

It’s a good debut from Eddie Cleveland, but I felt that some improvements could be made.

For example, even though I enjoyed the foundation of this story, there were a few things that confused me. I didn’t see it as an inter-racial story at all. The only indication was very lightly skimmed within the story and other than a reference here or there about caramel colored skin and another when Lauren entered the police station and her thoughts were of how she would be perceived as “just another black woman picking up her son,” it kind of threw me off a little. I didn’t get that impression from the story that he was white and she was black until that moment in the police station, and then it wasn’t really referred to again in any detail.

I thought the character development was good but could improve a little with more back story on how they shaped their lives in the ten years they were apart. I just thought there were a few things missing in the story plot to connect the circumstances to where they were ten years later when they reconnect.

And once they do reconnect I felt it was almost too easy. I would have like to see more angst and tension between Mack and Lauren while they were reconnecting. I felt Lauren gave in to Mack almost too easily.

Apart from a few issues for me as a reader, I thought the overall story a good debut by Eddie Cleveland. I will definitely be looking forward to more from this author.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2016

RELEASE BLITZ - Drawn to a Cowboy by Fifi Flowers


Title: Drawn to a Cowboy
 Author: Fifi Flowers 
 Genre: Contemporary Romance 
 Release Date: June 22, 2016



Synopsis:

Jade Cassidy, beach girl, always longed to live in the country. She had her next adventure all mapped out, or so she thought.

Sage Donovan, born a city boy, always longed to be a cowboy. And as soon as he got his chance, he slipped on his boots, put on his hat and saddled up for new adventures at the Bleu Moon Ranch.

When Sage finds a beautiful crayon-red haired woman who appears to be in need of help, he takes it upon himself to offer his assistance. Only she may be more than he can handle. But he can't deny that Jade has brought a renewed brightness to his life that feels so right.

Could Jade's dream of finding a cowboy be coming true?

Will Sage let her in or risk losing Jade, his crayon-red haired cowgirl forever?

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About the Author

While daydreaming of her time spent sipping cafe crème in the cafes of Paris,Fifi Flowers, an internationally known artist turn author from the Los Angeles area of California, writes romance novels and paints fantasies with a Parisian flair.

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RELEASE DAY & GIVEAWAY - Into the Fire by Meredith Wild

 
Into The Fire by Meredith Wild
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Synopsis

Darren Bridge is living a bachelor’s dream. When he’s not running into burning buildings with his crew, he’s training the flavor of the week at his brother’s gym. Few women have ever been off limits...until Vanessa. Smart, beautiful, and legs for days, she’s unlike anyone he’s ever met. Too bad he’s sworn to leave her alone.

Overworked with no end in sight, Vanessa Hawkins hasn’t had a vacation in nearly two years. When Cameron and Maya’s destination wedding takes her out of the office for a much-needed break, she finds herself struggling to resist her attraction to the best man. Darren is dangerously good-looking with enough charm to make any hot-blooded woman want to drop her panties and enjoy the ride, no matter how long it lasts.

When they return to the city, Darren realizes the single life has lost its glimmer. But with everything else on her plate, Vanessa doesn’t have room in her life for a man, let alone a player. Can Darren find his way into her heart and convince her that he’s worth the risk?

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The Bridge Series follows Cameron, Darren, and Olivia Bridge, three siblings living in New York City. Desperate to break away from the crushing expectations of their wealthy and privileged and equally broken family, they carve out a new path together. But can they find real love along the way? 
Each book follows a different sibling’s journey and can be read as a standalone.


About the Author
Meredith Wild is a #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of romance. Living on Florida’s Gulf Coast with her husband and three children, she refers to herself as a techie, whiskey-appreciator, and hopeless romantic. When she isn’t living in the fantasy world of her characters, she can usually be found at www.facebook.com/meredithwild.
Other Books in the series:
On My Knees (The Bridge Series #1) 
 
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Tuesday, 21 June 2016

REVIEW - Billionaire Takes All by Jackson Kane


Billionaire Takes All by Jackson Kane
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Prologue

Lucas

I just lost my half of five billion dollars.

Five. Billion. Fucking dollars.

I crushed the phone in my hand, but the voicemail chimed in my brain like church bells at midnight. It was probably the same message my brother just got.

“Your father is dying. The inheritance is no longer yours or your brother’s. If you want a chance at that money, you’re going to have to play by some… unconventional rules.”

Rules? Fuck that!

I didn’t get this far by following anyone’s rules.

“Only one of you can win,” The message said. “The other gets nothing.”

I did know one thing.

If this really was a competition between my brother and I for the whole King fortune, I was going to win.

That’s probably exactly what Richard is saying right now too. He and I hate each other, we have for years.

With my hand throbbing, I flexed my fingers. The final sentence of that damn message had flipped my life upside down and kicked it down the fucking sidewalk.

“Good luck, Lucas. You’re going to need it.”

One thing’s for sure, our sleepy town of Caldwell Hope is in for a rude awakening.

When the King brothers come back home all hell’s breaking loose.


Billionaire Takes All

3.5-4 Stars

What would you do if there was a wager on winning a bet with your sibling to take control over the family fortune?

Billionaire Takes All is a story about two brothers who are put into a situation where they need to win a bet their dying father throws at them to take control of the family fortune.

Richard and Lucas King are two complete opposites. Richard is your classic, well-educated CEO, tall, dark and handsome. Lucas is your classic bad boy rock star, rough around the edges and sexy.

I enjoyed the overall story and the journey these two brothers go through. Watching them both try and outwit the other was fun, but what I loved the most is the realization that they both come to within themselves and about who they are. I liked the fact that this was in dual POV. We get to see both Richard and Lucas’ side unfold as the story progresses.

I have to admit, I would have liked to see more depth to the main characters and secondary characters and a little more plot development as well. I felt that some areas needed work as they were left hanging with little growth. The story had a little bit of everything, but just not enough for me.

Overall, a good debut novel.

I received an ARC for an honest review.


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Saturday, 18 June 2016

COVER & SYNOPSIS REVEAL - Lost in Rewind by Tali Alexander



Title: Lost in Rewind
Series: Audio Fools #3
Author: Tali Alexander
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense
Cover Design: Perfect Pear Creative
Photographer: Specular
Cover Model: Adam Cowie with Boss Model Management
Release Date: September 1, 2016


Synopsis

Inside every story lies more than one truth.

“Come, boy, I will give you a reading…show me your hands.”

Jeffery Rossi wants to be a man of logic but finds himself basing his life’s decisions on a prophecy delivered at the hands of an old gypsy fortuneteller. The death of his beloved wife coupled with the loss of what he thought would be his carefully crafted future, have spun him onto a path of self-destruction.

“Three children will come from you—a king and two queens.”

Jeff believed he knew how his future would unravel, but he’s about to get a lesson in how the Universe works. Fate should not be left to the interpretation of mere mortals. Interfere and suffer, surrender… and let the fates help you find your destiny.

“No matter what you do, no matter how far away you run, what’s written in the stars cannot be undone.”

'Lost In Rewind' is a full-length standalone, romantic novel, and is the 3rd and final book in the Audio Fools Series. 

**All books in the series are interconnected, but each may be read as a standalone**






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Author Bio


Tali Alexander is a Jill-of-all-trades—married mother of three, doctor of pharmacy by day and romance novelist by night. Tali has fulfilled her passion of writing with her debut romance novel LOVE IN REWIND (first book in the Audio Fools trilogy). Since its debut, fans have embraced the unconventional love story of Emily and Louis Bruel making LOVE IN REWIND #1 on Amazon Kindle charts (September 2014). With an increasing demand from her fan base for the next installment, Tali has recently released the next story in the Audio Fools trilogy…LIES IN REWIND, out now!!! Tali’s fans will finally get their third and final book in the series titled, LOST IN REWIND, which is set to release in September 1st 2016.



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Friday, 17 June 2016

AUTHOR INTERVIEW - James Grey


I’d like to welcome James Grey to Novels In Heels today.  James is a new author to me and I must say he has a new fan.  After reading Escort in Training and Escort Unleashed, I was hooked.  It’s a pleasure to have him here today in an author interview and spotlight.

As you may or may not know from his bio James is a red-blooded male bent on writing honest erotica. He is the real deal. He lays his innermost lusts, hottest experiences and darkest disappointments on the line for all to see: passion, ecstasy, angst and unsugared failure. If you want to know what a man thinks, feels and desires, he is an open book. And if you'd like a hint of how he likes his women to be, delve into his work, and read the biography at the end of his ebooks – He has been told it has quite an effect on people.
He also writes female point of view stories, which focus on a woman's experience, adventure and pleasure. He would love you to tell him how he’s doing!

He’s even narrated his own Audiobook. You can get a little preview of his voice here and buy the real deal here.

If you want to talk to him, the best place to connect is Facebook. Join his Fan Group here and send him a friend request here. You can also join his mailing list at this link. He’s also on Twitter @jamesgreyerotic, so be sure to follow him there.

He says, “With me, what you see is what you get. My mind is yours to comb. I'll show you mine if you show me yours.”  

As you know, I love interviewing authors and getting an insight into their lives, what makes them tick and write awesome stories with a little more of an in-depth interview. So let’s start and see where it takes us.

NIH - Name (Do you write under a pen name?):

JG - James Grey, and yes, that is a nom de plume!

NIH - Age:

JG - 36

NIH - Where are you currently based?

JG - London, UK

NIH - The first thing I was curious about and really wanted to know from James was how he wrote his character Emma Carling from a female POV being a male author.  I wondered if he had experienced that at all as it was so vivid and exciting.

JG - Haha, not at all! To be honest I just wanted an excuse to write as many sex scenes as possible. That's how it began anyway.

Then as I wrote I began to realise I was writing Emma as the kind of liberated woman I really want, and Petra was what I really don't like.

I am genuinely jealous as a man that I can't have sex for money!

I’d only written a couple of female POV short stories before this, so it was quite a challenge for me. I don’t know why I did it: I tend to do things on a whim and throw myself into them. My guide has always been reading female POV novels written by real females, and learning what I can from them. Also talking to women and trying to understand their way of thinking in my everyday life.

NIH - Tell us a little about yourself?  Something more than is in your Bio.  Or tell us something that none of your fans would know.  (Or give us 3 quirky facts about you?)

JG - I lean towards the dominant in real life and am still looking for my perfect sub.

JG - I quite like staying at home and not talking to people for long periods of time.

JG - I speak four languages and get by in a couple more.

NIH - How easy/hard is writing for you?

JG - The writing itself is wonderful, I just wish it wasn’t always a rush. Finding time is the hard part of writing for me. The day job is a real pain in this regard.

NIH - How long have you been writing?

JG - From about eight, although that would not have been erotica! I have written on sport, travel and much more in my professional life. Erotica only started a couple of years ago when I decided to explore the intriguing world of self-publishing.

NIH - What did you do before you began writing or published your first book?

JG - I’ve always had to have a day job and sadly that hasn’t changed. But I’ve spent quite a lot of time travelling in between jobs, even since beginning the writing adventure.

NIH - What inspires you to write?

JG - I love to think what effect my words might be having on readers.

NIH - What has been your favourite book to write to date and why?

JG - Hot Wet Touches Amsterdam. It’s all true-life and it’s from my own point of view. And I wrote it while it was very fresh in my mind, and shared it with the main lady character…and I was proud when she reported she’d touched herself while reading it!

NIH - How do your ideas begin?

JG - Mostly they just come to me when I’m sitting down to write. Or perhaps while I’m chatting with a woman in bed. Mind’s quite fertile for erotica then…

NIH - How much of your books are real – how much is fiction?

JG - 75% fiction and 25% real.

NIH - Are the experiences in the story based on someone you know or events in your own life?

JG - There are elements of these throughout my work, as with any author. I often have someone in mind when I do a description of appearance or character. However the stories that are 100% real are Hot Wet Touches Amsterdam and then The Raven and Playdate, which are in the Ravenous Desires collection. Hot Wet Touches and April are both partially real-life.

NIH - Which famous person, living or dead, would you like to meet and why?

JG - Shyla Jennings. She is my favourite porn star and I just love the way she seems to enjoy her work without needing to act. She is absolutely beautiful and it’s probably best I don’t meet her as I don’t think I’d keep my hands to myself!

NIH - What are the most surprising things you learned in creating your books?

JG - Just how much my work means to book fans. And how much they like interaction. That was a real shock. I didn’t think anyone would care.

NIH - How do you feel writing sexy, erotic scenes?  Do you write them with experience or lots of research?

JG - Experience and imagination, but not really research.

NIH – What are you currently working on, can you share a little of it with us?

JG - I should be getting to part three of the Emma series, but the day job is leaving me a bit exhausted.

NIH - What is your one (top) sexual fantasy?  Have you accomplished it?

JG - Threesome – and yes, twice! I’d like to take it a step further into having two or three girlfriends full-time, who loved to share me and each other. Not asking much is it? I would also like to have a proper submissive partner – one who is always hungry to please and is completely sexy about it.

A huge thank you to James for hanging out with me today.  It was a real pleasure getting to know you a little. 

Hopefully, you all enjoyed this interview and check out James’ stories.
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