Recensie: Ache van S.M. Soto

Recensie: Ache van S.M. SotoAche by S.M. Soto
on 9 april 2019
Genres: romance
Pages: 402
Format: Kindle
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five-stars

An all new emotionally charged second chance romance.

What happens when you fall for the boy next door?

Bea Norwood had the market on normal.
Drama free life? Check.
A single-mother who doubled as her confidant and partner in crime? Check.
A neighbor and best friend she trusted more than anyone? Check.
But that was until the day her mother remarried. The day that changed everything.When her best friend's cousin, Liam Falcon, is sent to live with his aunt and uncle to clean up his act, Bea finds herself falling for the boy next door. With their hearts so infinitely entwined, Bea turns to Liam as her only escape from her new step-brother's daily torment at home. Bea thought their love could conquer anything. But she was wrong. Love was for fools, and she was the biggest fool of them all. When Liam left Lakeport, he took her heart with him, shattering the organ to pieces.

Six years later, Liam takes a trip back to Lakeport to visit his family, and to see HER.
His first love.The girl who holds his heart.The same girl who shattered it six years ago without looking back.
Liam is hell-bent on seeing Bea again after six years, but what he finds tears his heart in half. Bea Norwood is a shell of the girl he fell in love with. Underneath the baggy clothes, and pale skin, he knows she's still in there somewhere, he just needs to find her. Liam will stop at nothing to win his girl back, but sometimes, ignorance is bliss, and Liam isn't prepared for Bea's truth.

*Some aspects of this story may be sensitive for readers.*

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Recensie: Stars in her eyes ( Love in L.A. quartet #1 ) van C.M. Albert

Recensie: Stars in her eyes ( Love in L.A. quartet #1 ) van C.M. AlbertStars in her eyes by C.M. Albert
Series: Love in L.A. quartet #1
Published by flower work press on 27 november 2018
Genres: reverse harem, romance
Format: Kindle
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three-stars

The Stars in Her Eyes
Book one of the “Love in LA” Quartet

*** This is a Reverse Harem Novel ***

One woman. Three men. Some things are best kept secret.

When Creslyn Knight auditions for the role of a life time, she never expects three things:

1. To know the casting director—intimately.
2. To be insanely attracted to the three stand-in actors at the audition.
3. That she’d soon be putting her morals to the test when her resolve weakens.

Acting is in Creslyn’s blood, and she’s focused her sights on one thing: landing the role of a lifetime. But she’s always been told that everything comes at a cost. The casting director names his when he tells her she must make him believe she can surrender to a harem of men, or he can’t justify giving her the lead role.

Determined to prove him wrong and show him she can tap into a passion that deep, Creslyn throws herself into rehearsals. But the fine line between script and reality soon starts to blur, leading her and three men into unchartered territory. The only problem? She has a jealous roommate, a disgruntled mother, and a string of paparazzi hot on her trail, making Creslyn question the cost of everything.

In a world where some things are best kept secret, is the price of fame too high when it comes to the heart?

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Recensie: My name is Rose van Alexa Kingaard

Recensie: My name is Rose van Alexa KingaardMy name is Rose by Alexa Kingaard
Published by Acorn publishing on 15 maart 2019
Genres: romance, contemporary
Format: Kindle
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three-stars

Rose is unsettled, curious, and bored. Life in a hippie commune is her parent's dream come true, not hers. She doesn't share their passion for living off the land, nor does she enjoy the isolation that is thrust upon her. When she convinces them to send her to public school in the nearby town, a new world opens up to her.

As she pursues her education, Rose chooses a different path, leaving her parents heartbroken at her insistence they are hiding something from her. She's convinced her father isn't the man her mother married.

Although she finds love far away from her roots and upbringing, her wounds only deepen as she keeps her family at arm’s length. What she loses during those years can only be retrieved with her understanding that “a Rose by any other name is still a Rose.”

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Recensie: Missing Pieces van Tori Fox

Recensie: Missing Pieces van Tori FoxMissing Pieces by Tori Fox
Series: The White Creek #1
Published by independently published on 10 december 2018
Genres: romance
Pages: 322
Format: Kindle
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three-stars

I WAS READY TO START OVER.
At least that's what I keep telling myself.

Divorced at 26 and driving to Florida to move back in with my parents.

Until my car breaks down in Smalltown USA.

Not the place meant for a city girl.

Until I meet the cocky asshole that is fixing my car.

I should probably stay away but the pull is too strong.

He was just meant to fix my car but I think he might fix my heart.

ISBN: 9781790806539

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Recensie: Diary of a bad boy van Meghan Quinn

Recensie: Diary of a bad boy van Meghan QuinnDiary of a bad boy by Meghan Quinn
on 7 maart 2019
Genres: romance
Format: Kindle
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four-stars

Dear Diary,

I might have gotten myself into a wee bit of trouble—and I'm not talking about the "court mandated community service," or “therapy sessions from bashing a bloke in the head" kind of trouble.

I wish it were that simple.

Nope. I’m talking about the "falling in love with one of my client's daughters,” kind of trouble . . .
The kind of problem I can’t talk my way out of when the truth gets out.

How I ended up with her phone is a long story—and when she called to get it back, I took things a bit too far. One innocent exchange wound up leading to so much more.

Fun, new, and totally immune to my charm, Sutton is different. And I had no idea she was the daughter of Foster Green.

Blame it on the dark colored stout running through my veins, pushing me toward one bad decision after another. Pushing me toward her even though I know right from wrong; even though she's my client's daughter.

Dating her might be the best or worst decision I've ever made. Only time, whiskey, and one more roll around the mattress with her will tell.

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four-stars

Recensie: Hollywood princess van Natasha Madison

Recensie: Hollywood princess van Natasha MadisonHollywood Princess by Natasha Madison
Series: Hollywood Royalty #2
on 26 februari 2019
Genres: romance
Format: Kindle
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four-stars

Behind the "lights, camera, action" of Hollywood lies a world of deception, love, and seduction.

Are you ready for Hollywood Royalty?

Kellie

An Oscar, a Tony, an Emmy, a Grammy—she has them all.
She's the most sought-after woman in Hollywood.
Even if her rise to fame was a fluke, you can't deny the camera loves her.
The problem is, so does everyone else, and she's about to leave on the biggest concert tour of her life.
Headlining for the first time in five years.

Around the world in ninety days. Should be a piece of cake.
Until her new security detail walks in the room and she’s looking into the eyes of the only man who didn’t fall for her charm.

It's only a matter of time until he falls for Hollywood's Princess.

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Recensie: The last letter van Rebecca Yarros

Recensie: The last letter van Rebecca YarrosThe last letter by Rebecca Yarros
Published by Entangled: Almara on 26 februari 2019
Genres: contemporary, romance
Pages: 432
Format: Kindle
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five-stars

Beckett,

If you’re reading this, well, you know the last-letter drill. You made it. I didn’t. Get off the guilt train, because I know if there was any chance you could have saved me, you would have.

I need one thing from you: get out of the army and get to Telluride.

My little sister Ella’s raising the twins alone. She’s too independent and won’t accept help easily, but she has lost our grandmother, our parents, and now me. It’s too much for anyone to endure. It’s not fair.

And here’s the kicker: there’s something else you don’t know that’s tearing her family apart. She’s going to need help.

So if I’m gone, that means I can’t be there for Ella. I can’t help them through this. But you can. So I’m begging you, as my best friend, go take care of my sister, my family.

Please don’t make her go through it alone.

Ryan

ISBN: 9781640635333

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Recensie: The risk ( Brair U #2 ) van Elle Kennedy

Recensie: The risk ( Brair U #2 ) van Elle KennedyThe Risk by Elle Kennedy
Series: Briar U #2
Published by Elle Kennedy inc. on 18 februari 2019
Genres: contemporary, romance
Pages: 432
Format: Kindle
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five-stars

A sexy standalone novel from New York Times and international bestselling author Elle Kennedy. THE RISK takes you back to the world of hot hockey players, feisty heroines, bro banter, and steamy scenes...

Everyone says I’m a bad girl. They’re only partly right—I don’t let fear rule me, and I certainly don’t care what people think. But I draw the line at sleeping with the enemy. As the daughter of Briar’s head hockey coach, I’d be vilified if I hooked up with a player from a rival team.

And that’s who Jake Connelly is. Harvard’s star forward is arrogant, annoying, and too attractive for his own good. But fate is cruel—I require his help to secure a much-coveted internship, and the sexy jerk isn’t making it easy for me.

I need Connelly to be my fake boyfriend.

For every fake date…he wants a real one.

Which means this bad girl is in big trouble. Nothing good can come from sneaking around with Jake Connelly. My father would kill me, my friends will revolt, and my post-college career is on the line. But while it’s getting harder and harder to resist Jake’s oozing sex appeal and cocky grin, I refuse to fall for him.

That’s the one risk I’m not willing to take.

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Recensie: Cole van Tijan

Recensie: Cole van TijanCole by Tijan
Published by Tinteling romance on 1 februari 2019
Genres: romance
four-stars

'COLE is spannend, onvoorspelbaar, niet weg te leggen! Ik wilde dit verhaal niet alleen lezen, ik wilde erin wonen' ― Penelope Douglas, NYT-bestsellerauteur

Hij was gewoon een man die een restaurant binnenstapte. Ik wist niet wie hij was of hoe hij heette. We keken elkaar niet eens aan. Niets verbond ons met elkaar. Toch kon ik zijn aanwezigheid tot in mijn ziel voelen, liep er een tinteling langs mijn ruggengraat. Hij straalde gezag uit. De lucht om hem heen leek te knetteren. Dat was de eerste keer dat ik hem zag en ik raakte betoverd.

Die tweede keer was anders. Hij stond in de mysterieuze privélift aan het einde van de gang in mijn appartementencomplex. Een vluchtig moment raakten onze blikken elkaar, toen schoven de deuren dicht. Ik was totaal overdonderd. De adem stokte in mijn keel. Mijn zintuigen stonden op scherp. Mijn lichaam leek te zoemen.

Dat was nog maar het begin.
Hij was het hoofd van de maffia. Ik stond op het punt om hopeloos verliefd op hem te worden.

Zijn naam?
Cole Mauricio.

ISBN: 9781386731573

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Recensie: Fireworks van Sarina Bowen

Recensie: Fireworks van Sarina BowenFireworks by Sarina Bowen
Series: True North #6
Published by Tuxbury publishing on 13 november 2018
Genres: romance
Pages: 300
Format: Kindle
five-stars

Skye Copeland is on paid leave from her broadcasting job after accidentally drawing a pecker on the traffic map.

Let that sink in. Like it’s her fault the traffic pattern created a perfect schlong?

Skye isn’t laughing. She needs this job. And that’s the only reason she’s willing to chase down a story in her least favorite place—that hell on earth known as Vermont.

A quick trip. In and out. Much like - never mind. She can sneak into the town that once tried to break her, get the story and slide back into the good graces of her producer. Easy peasy.

But things go sideways the moment she steps over the county line. Her stepsister is running from a violent drug dealer. And the cop on the case is none other than Benito Rossi, the man who broke Skye’s teenage heart.

His dark brown eyes still tear her apart. And even as she steels herself to finally tell him off after twelve years, the old fireworks are still there.

Things are about to go boom.

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