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~ REVIEW: Savage Fire (Savage Angels MC #2) by Kathleen Kelly ~

indexSynopsisEmily Reynolds, estranged sister to Dane Reynolds, President of the Savage Angels MC, has just lost her father. He was not a caring man and inflicted suffering on his family. Dane abandoned her and her mother years ago, leaving them alone to deal with a brutal man who never showed any love or mercy. Emily wants Dane to feel the pain she felt, she wants him to suffer as she did and decides to make the long drive to see him.
Salvatore Agostino, Captain in the Abruzzi crime family is also on his way to see Dane Reynolds. A ruthless business man, he is fiercely loyal to his family and his men. A chance encounter brings him face to face with Emily.
These two meet and their attraction grows into a love that neither could have anticipated.
Will they be able to overcome the turmoil that awaits them or will their love be destroyed by forces beyond their control?

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daniell review 3 and a half starsThis is the 2nd book in the Savage Angels MC series.  Savage Stalker needs to be read first.

Emily Reynolds was abandoned as a young child by her older brother, Dane, with an abusive father.  When her father dies, Emily decides to track down Dane to hurt him as much as he hurt her by leaving her to deal with their father alone all those years ago.  She takes off in her car alone to make the 3-day trek to where Dane now lives.  When she runs into trouble at a gas station during the trip, a stranger comes to her rescue.  Later that night, Emily wrecks her car into a tree and that same stranger comes to her rescue again. Little does she know, her knight in shining armor is a captain of a big crime family.

Salvatore Agostino has worked his way through the ranks of the Abruzzi family to Captain. Now his position is in jeopardy due to interference from the Savage Angels MC in one of their businesses. He must travel to Tourmaline to straighten things out. At a gas station, he comes to the aid of a young woman. Later that night, he has to help the woman again when she totals her car on the desolate highway. When he finds out they are headed the same way, he offers her a ride, not knowing she’s the sister to the leader of the Savage Angels.

Along the journey to Tourmaline, as more time is spent together, they realize there is an intense attraction between them. Both are hesitant to act on it though due to both having other issues to deal with. However, when fate continues to intervene, will they be able to keep denying the connection they feel to each other?

This book is just as intense and interesting as the first. Again I am not a fan of the multiple POVs, but other than that, a great story. Sal is a sexy bad guy who loves to be in charge and Emily is a beautiful, strong woman who unfortunately has some bad luck at times and I loved them both. I also was really pleased with getting more of Dane and Kat in this book.

**ARC was provided in exchange for an honest review**

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~ Strike (Sphere of Irony Series #2) by Heather C. Leigh Blog Tour + Giveaway ~



Meet Dax & Kate in the newest standalone in the Sphere of Irony Series.

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RELEASE DATE: June 7, 2015

SynopsisDax Davies has one job to fulfill in the Davies household. Earn money at the family business. The problem is that the family business was illegal underground fighting.

From a young age, Dax and his brothers are groomed to become money earners in their father’s club. Broken bones and bruises are commonplace. Their father pits the brothers against each other to ‘toughen them up’ for the ring, using his rules to bend his sons to his will. His future is in the cage, not on stage where he dreams of making music.

Kate Campbell loves one thing in life. Well, two. Soccer and Dax Davies. Growing up in the poorest part of London, soccer is her personal escape from reality and from the fact that Dax doesn’t seem to know she exists. She figures if she can be good enough at soccer, maybe she can get away from Hackney, and leave the poverty behind.

Kate doesn’t plan on ever getting to know Dax as more than a passing acquaintance. In fact, she isn’t meant to go with her friend to Dax’s father’s business, but that one night changes everything.

***This is book 2 in the Sphere of Irony Series. It can be read as a standalone. This is a spin-off of the Famous Series***

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I follow Adam’s gaze to see Ellie hurrying towards us, towing a friend by the hand. Ellie immediately latches on to Adam, prattling on about something or other. Tuning out the happy couple, I take a moment to check out Ellie’s friend, Kate. I’ve seen her around, mostly with Ellie, but she’s in my maths class as well. In fact, now that I think about it, we’ve been in school together a long time.

The fact that I didn’t remember her until now makes me frown, which in turn, makes Kate’s eyes go wide with fear. The girl is fiddling with her hair, pulling it up into a ponytail. She’s clearly uncomfortable around me, so, being the heartless prick that I am, I decide to make it worse.

“You’re Kate.”

When impossibly green eyes shoot up to meet mine, big and innocent looking, all of the smartass comments I have at the ready fall away. Smooth, lightly freckled skin flushes pink and full lips part, making my cock sit up and take notice. It’s then I realize I’ve never really looked at Kate before.

How did I not see how gorgeous this girl is? She’s not obvious or flashy—no, she’s very… girl next door. Sporty and fit with tawny brown hair always pulled up on her head, showing off two very high cheekbones. I’m surprised how affected I am by her. My heart has begun thumping hard and my palms are sweaty. How angry would Adam be if I shagged Ellie’s best friend?

Probably very. Not that I care much what he thinks.

While I’m thinking of how she looks naked, she gathers herself together and answers my question. “Yes. I’m Kate.” Shit, even her voice affects me—soft and slightly scratchy in a sexy kind of way. Now my dick is throbbing, pressing uncomfortably against my zipper. I need to hear that voice again.

“I’m Dax. You’re in my maths class.”

Those emerald eyes get even wider and her jaw hangs open. “How do you know who I am?”


“Why wouldn’t I know who you are? Haven’t we been in the same year for ages?” I furrow my brow, trying to decide if I’m thinking of a different girl. But no, it’s her, I’m sure of it.

“Y-y-yes. Since third year.”

I hold back a smile, keeping my cool exterior. At least I got that right. “Well then, apparently I’m not as stupid as some might say.”

Kate’s fingers untwist from her hair, settling on her hips. Lush, ruby lips turn down in the corners and her eyes narrow. She looks downright offended. “Who says you’re stupid? You’re in my advanced maths class, so I know that can’t be true.”

For once in my life I’m speechless. No one ever gives me the benefit of the doubt or defends my intelligence. Do I bother explaining to her that most people associate a big, muscled guy with an empty skull? Add in the underground fighting and they assume I’ve taken enough hits to the head to be rendered daft and dumb.

No one talks about it, but the teachers here know what I do—what my dad’s business is. I am the fourth Davies son at this school after all and they treat me accordingly. They don’t even bat an eye at the bruises anymore.

I tilt my chin to look down at her. Kate’s not at my eye level, but for a girl, she’s fairly tall—maybe five foot seven or eight? In those eyes, eyes as green as the stripes on the Davies family tartan, I see something I haven’t seen on a girl’s face in… well, ever. Admiration? Respect, maybe? Is it possible Kate respects me? That she sees past my intimidating exterior to the man beneath the brawn? That she sees more than just a conquest to brag to her friends about?

One of dad’s rules pops into my head.

Rule 2—Never let your emotions show.

I lock down the surprise on my face, keeping it to its usual icy façade.

What if she doesn’t like what she finds? I don’t know why I care, but suddenly, I don’t want Kate to know about the fighting, the girls, my family… those goddamn rules. For the first time in my life I’m not proud of my wins, of all the girls I’ve shagged or had suck me off at the club or behind the school. For once, I’m truly ashamed of what I am.  


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heather c leigh bio

After growing up in New England, I currently live just outside Atlanta, GA.

I love the Red Sox and hate the Yankees.

I love hot, sexy romance novels, but hate long, drawn out misunderstandings as a plot line.

I love book series, but hate cliffhangers.

I love alpha males, but hate when they borderline on abusive.

Mostly? I love love love chocolate.

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~ Whispered Truths (Truths #1) by Anne Mercier Release Blitz + Giveaway ~

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Title:Whispered Truths (Truths, #1)

Author: Anne Mercier

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: June 11, 2015



My life literally changed in the blink of an eye. I was happy, I was whole… and then my father died. Since then I haven’t been the same. I’ve been battling inner demons as well as the ones on the outside–my mother the evilest of them all. It’s time to take control of my life and Kyle Cooper makes me believe that I can.

I’ve been half in love with Myah Wilks for as long as I can remember. She’s short and sassy–or she was until tragedy struck. Changes in her life left an opening for me, the one I’ve been waiting for and I’m jumping–with both feet. This amazing girl has more fight in her pinky than most people do in their whole body… she just needs to be reminded. She also needs to purge those demons and let her secrets go. Maybe, just maybe, she’ll let me in and trust me with her whispered truths.

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I don’t move as he touches his index finger to the tip of my nose just as the bell rings.

He grabs his notebook and stands up, his eyes still looking into mine. Then I watch in slow motion as his body leans forward and he presses his lips to my forehead. “I’ll see you after practice, pretty girl.”

Somehow I manage a nod with my mouth undoubtedly hanging open.

I sit mute for a few seconds then ask no one in particular, “Did Kyle Cooper just kiss me?”

Multiple voices answer with a definitive “Yes”.

Holy hell.

Aaron stands behind me, squeezes my shoulder, and whispers, “Nice, Wilks.”

Lisa nods and utters only one word softly, so softly it’s as if she’d witnessed something amazing… “Wow.”

“Yeah, wow.”


Abou the author


I was born and raised in Wisconsin and still live here today with my two sons and puppy. (Though one day soon I hope to move to southern California!)

I’m an avid reader who gets inspired by reading the stories from my favorite authors as well as listening to various types of music. I am a huge fan of music, chocolate, fruit, desserts, autumn, M. Shadows, Avenged Sevenfold, and Milo Ventimiglia. Through my books, I am proudly creating new Avenged Sevenfold and Milo Ventimiglia fans one reader at a time.

I absolutely love interacting with readers and invite you to contact me any time via email: Anne@AnneMercierAuthor.com.

“The best part of being an author, to me, is being able to take the reader to that one place they long to go when they need to escape reality. Knowing I can do that, for even one reader, makes what I do worthwhile.” ~ Anne Mercier

Hugs and love,
Anne xoxo

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