Sold to the Bears by Amira Rainn

Lila survived through double tragedies. First with the murder of her biological parents to wolves led by their Alpha Malachi, and finally through the deaths of her adoptive parents. One has to be strong as a human growing up amongst the very same wolf shifters that killed your biological parents.

Later after the deaths of her adoptive parents the elder wolves decided that she had no place living in their town of Stony Rapids so the auctioned her off to bear shifters of Sun Creek. Their town wasn’t anything like Stony Rapids. It was beautiful and more advanced than the dirt roads she was used to during the Post Freeze era. Due to the Post Freeze, women were of very few, which was why the auctions took place; and Lila being a curvaceous beauty could bring in a lot of coins.

Grant, Adrian and Samuel were not only brothers, but they were hella fine in every way. Especially with their sleepy like sexy eyes. Although each brought to the table different personalities and strengths, ultimately Grant was the chief of the town of Sun Creek. They all lived in a very large home with the rest of their loving family.  The elder of the home was their Aunt Mil who I loved in this book. She took care of everybody even Lila when she came to live with them.  First very apprehensive because of the circumstance, but ultimately embracing their love when she came to know them.

The difficultly with Lila lay in her choosing between Grant and Adrian to be her mate for life and all the while dealing with the fighting between the bear shifters and wolf shifters. Who will Lila choose? Will her cold, wounded heart heal and allow her to embrace the love that she deserves? Will wolves ever stop the attacks on Stony Rapids in effort to gain their wealth and access to their commodity? All the answers and more are in this book. It is truly a book worth reading. 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

1001 Dark Nights (A Wicked Wolf Novella) by Carrie Ann Ryan


Quinn, a lieutenant with the Talon pack, had all but given up on love. Jilted by his mate Helena, he almost lost both his life and the life of his son Jessie because of  Helena’s selfishness. His mate, with the help of a witch, severed their mating bond and the link to the Talon Pack and left right after the birth of their son Jessie. The severing of the bond almost killed him and left his 5 yr. old son fighting for his life on a daily basis. Because of this Quinn’s heart became hardened and he developed a hatred for witches. Unbeknownst to him, the Goddess sought favor in his eyes and provided him with a new mate that would cause a war within his soul.

Gina, adopted daughter of Kade, the Alpha of the Redwood Pack and soon to be enforcer, was part fire witch and part wolf. She is the daughter of the deceased Larissa, a witch, who perished during the war with the Centrals years prior. It was during that war that also claimed the lives of her grandparents, their Alpha’s; and caused a shift in powers within the younger generation. Now, as an adult, her father Kade asked her to join him at a meeting with the Talon Pack, to help devise a plan to unite the packs together as a method of solidarity. It surprised Gina that during this meeting her wolf had her staring at a strange, angry wolf lurking in the corner. She didn’t know why she couldn’t remain focused on the meeting when all she wanted to do was rub up against the man in the corner.

This novella left me wanting more of Quinn and Gina’s journey towards love and the effort of helping the Talons find mates. Throughout the battle of the mind of two stubborn and dominate wolves, the link that would ultimately join them together is the love of a little pup named Jessie.

Thank you Carrie Ann Ryan for this opportunity to read and review this ARC. I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. You know that we can’t get enough of the Redwood pack and now you’ve taken us on a new journey with the Talons. Kudos Mrs. Ryan 5 Stars!

Temptation Returns by Lisa Carlisle

Antonio had just returned home after completing his tour of duty in the military. His mission was to find the girl, Lina, who he could not  stop thinking about since the day he walked away from her prior to leaving for Afghanistan. He just hoped that she would be waiting for him.


Lina, a woman whose heart was broken by her first love years prior, was finally getting her life back on track. She had recently accepted the proposal of another man, finally moving on with her life. Was she complete happy, no. Did she have some undercurrent regrets, I think so. So when the day came that she spotted Antonio across the room at a rock concert in which both of them suspiciously won tickets to, her heart skipped a beat.

Could these two rekindle their love for each other? The fire, the passion, their need for each other. Antonio decided to go all in and try to rekindle their love, that was until he happened upon Lina and her bridle party at a club. He didn’t know, because Lina never told him, that she was engaged. He felt betrayed, lie to and heartbroken. Antonio again walked away, or did he.

You have to read this book. I read it in one night because I couldn’t put it down and neither will you. I rate it 5 stars!

Review of Tattered Loyalties by Carrie Ann Ryan


When the great war between the Redwoods and the Centrals occurred three decades ago, the Talon Pack risked their lives for the side of good. After tragedy struck, Gideon Brentwood became the Alpha of the Talons. But the Pack’s stability is threatened, and he’s forced to take mate—only the one fate puts in his path is the woman he shouldn’t want.

Though the daughter of the Redwood Pack’s Beta, Brie Jamenson has known peace for most of her life. When she finds the man who could be her mate, she’s shocked to discover Gideon is the Alpha wolf of the Talon Pack. As a submissive, her strength lies in her heart, not her claws. But if her new Pack disagrees or disapproves, the consequences could be fatal.

As the worlds Brie and Gideon have always known begin to shift, they must face their challenges together in order to help their Pack and seal their bond. But when the Pack is threatened from the inside, Gideon doesn’t know who he can trust and Brie’s life is could be forfeit in the crossfire. It will take the strength of an Alpha and the courage of his mate to realize where true loyalties lie.

Gideon Brentwood, the Alpha of the Talon pack never expected his fated mate to be a submissive, let alone be one from another pack. Brie Jamerson, daughter of Willow and Jasper of the Redwood Pack knew who her fated mate was since she was seventeen years old. She never acted on it because, one she is a submissive wolf and two, he is an Alpha of the Talon Pack. It was her belief that Alphas’ and  Submissives’ never mated. It was unheard of. So besides her best friend/cousin Charlotte, no one knew until years later when her family went to the Talon territory to discuss business.

Suspense, ✔. Drama, ✔. Passion, ✔. Envy, ✔. An evil plot to rule the world, ✔. All and all Carrie Ann Ryan delivers. I don’t know how she can knock out hits like she does, but please if it involves keeping us with the Redwoods and now the Talons; keep them coming.

I really enjoyed that we were able to grow with Gideon and Brie on their becoming one within their relationship. But most importantly, I enjoyed how Brie was able to develop a relationship with in her new pack whilst also growing in her abilities as an Alpha/Submissive. She definitely threw out the preconceived notions that the elders and even her cousin Finn threw in her face. The Brentwood’s are growing on me and I look forward to reading more about them, especially with what’s to come.

Love at First Roar by Celia Kyle

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I was waiting for Isaac’s story since his accident in the first book. As the healer he seemed to be the more level headed brother. Although I loved Ty, Van and Keen’s story; each definitely had their own characteristics and personalities. Mia was still all funny with her, “Language” screams to every swear words. Really, how could she hear them half of the time. The new characters brought more drama to Grayslake.

I felt so bad for Kiara and what she had to endure from her evil Alpha Asshole father and brother Mitchell. What they put her through was simply evil.
Also, how could the females of the Grayslake clan get away with tormenting Isaac that way after he endured his scars fighting for their clan.

I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars because I truly love this series, but I would have liked more information about the whereabouts of the drug and how they would go about alleviating anyone else from coming into harm from it.

Waiting for the next. I want to hear more about Zoey.


Review of Cat 🐱 Haus by Cat Johnson

C__Data_Users_DefApps_AppData_INTERNETEXPLORER_Temp_Saved Images_81Ejnvsfq5L__SL160_I loved this story. John and Cate must remove the wall around their hearts in order to let love in. Both feel, for Cate her profession and for John reasons unknown; they do not deserve love. When emotions become high and jealousy becomes a huge factor; a decision must be made. Thankfully, at the advise of one of Cate’s clients, a decision was made. I loved, what I want to call the partial ending. Please be a book four to let us know John’s reasoning and how the true happy ever after “Pretty Woman” ending could be.


Review – Club Alpha

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Club Alpha isn’t a place—it’s a state of mind you’re going to want to visit again and again. 
Claiming His Tease by Amy Valenti – Josh is all Dom and sexy as hell, and he’s prepared to wait for Lena to come to him. All she has to do is kneel at his feet, and she’ll be his. But is she too stubborn to give him the satisfaction? 
“You have me Sir.” said Lena.  This book had me puzzled at first.  I was truly optioning to skip to the next, but then BAM! I was hooked with he power play between Lena and Josh.  I had to see it “played” out. LOL : ) Lena’s character had me visualizing the geek with a naughty secret.  Josh, on the other hand, confused my visualization process until later in the story.  When it was stated that he had just arrived from London, I thought of this sexy Channing Tatum like man with a British accent, only to later be diffused by finding out he was just there on business.  Either way, he was sexy. : )
I liked the book overall and if this is what you like to read then it’s just for you.
Breaking Boundaries by Sienna Stapleton – With the hopes of expanding her sexual horizons, Sara books a weekend at a sexual therapy retreat. Once there, she quickly learns that the weekend will be much more than she bargained for.
Sarah is a woman who has been raised that being a curvy woman is not sexy.  Well, thank God her lover doesn’t feel that way.  Adam truly loves her and just wants to show her how much, but because of the teachings of Sara‘s mother, her self esteem is broken and it is affecting their sex life.  To remedy this, Sara registered for what she thought was a simple couples retreat.  Little did she know that she would be in for one glorious weekend involving sexual exploratory BDSM.  The love between Sara and Adam that was once on shaky ground grows much more solid and stronger.  One thing that I like about reading these books is that I get to read an new author and experience various reading styles.  
The Billionaires’ Club: Deceiving Him by Terry Towers – Going under cover, Lexie finds herself in a world like none other. After she meets the sexy billionaire Vince and is introduced to unimaginable pleasures, can she still go through with her expose? 
Fearing the loss of her job as a reporter, Lexie decided that she needed the story of all stories to present to her boss to secure her job.  A story of the elicit but very secluded “Billionaires’ Club”. You must be a member to get into this club and then have your active participation described by an identification badge.  This book proved that the art of deception comes with consequences and Lexie’s went by the name of Vince. Using the help of her BFF Nadine, who is a waitress at the club, Lexie was able to sneak in via the back door. The funny thing is that the badge that Nadine provided for her was not what she was ready for.  I look forward to reading part two of this series.
Club Soria by Emilia Kincade – Maya’s life is falling apart. She runs away to Thailand to find some peace. When she is invited to Club Soria, she doesn’t know what to expect. Her ‘awakening’ catches her entirely by surprise.
Maya thought that her life was falling apart when her jerk of a boyfriend decided that she wasn’t what he desired anymore.  After kicking him to the curb, she decided that she needed to get away and what better way to do that than to visit her sister in Thailand.  There, her sister thought that she needed to get out and have fun at a place called Club Soria. This club was owned and operated by a secretive billionaire named Javier. Little did Maya know that Javier would be the answer that she needed to make her feel alive.
The Sybian Club by Selena Kitt – Tasha convinces husband, Max, to buy a Sybian, starting a club to pay for it. Friend Ashley helps but Tasha doesn’t know how to tell Max she wants to add more to their sex life than just a new toy. 
His Desire, her Surrender by Malia Mallory – When Marcus tracks Tabitha down to resume the sizzling affair they began in the islands, can Tabitha prove that she has what it takes to be both his partner and his submissive? 
Escape by PJ Adams – Just who is the masked stranger at Club Extraordinaire and what is it that draws Julie so powerfully? Is it the way he’s so confident and masterful? Or is it that he reminds her so strongly of her ex? 
Pavlov by Arden Aoide – Tyrone Parker had obstinacy down to an art and was the reigning champion of Having the Last Word. He had his own definition of Domination that had women running away fast. Until the one that stayed. 
Control: Masters of the Sanctuary by Elsa Day – When Amy sneaks into the sanctuary, she has no idea what she’s in for. She runs into trouble, and Master J is the only one who can help her. But his health comes with a price: her total submission. 
At the Billionaire’s Command by Juliette Jaye – Recent small town transplant to New York City Sophie never expects to hook up with the billionaire boss of her company. But the even bigger surprise is when she finds herself falling in love with him. 
Rough Edges by Adriana Hunter – I didn’t expect to wake up, unable to move. When he told me that I was a player in his wicked game I knew I had made a mistake. I didn’t ask for this. I didn’t want it. At least not in the beginning. 
Club Red by Sophie Sawyer – When curvy beauty Tori visits Club Red for no-strings fun, the last thing she expects is to find everything she ever wanted.
Precious Pet by Candy Quinn – What started as a way to make some extra money ended with a demi-god opening college student Rachael’s mind to the bliss and freedom of submission.

Review: The other books in the box set were alright. Some took me over the edge, but the others didn’t get me at all.  I guess I am just prone to paranormal romance novels. So if you are into BDSM then I guess this box set is for you.


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