The Fling

The Fling

Close Quarters #2

Stefanie London

The Fling by Stefanie London

Reviewed by Helen

This story is fabulous from start to finish, filled with a sensual sizzle, fabulous banter between two beautiful people and a must read, Flynn and Drew are so good together they have a chemistry that heats the pages.

Drew Richardson is home in Melbourne for her twin’s wedding, she is normally flitting around the world and she has reasons for being on the move, her last boyfriend left her deciding even more that settling down for the picket fence was not for her. Helping with this wedding and dealing with the best man and her sister’s bridesmaids is not easy, then she meets her neighbour and a very sensual distraction happens Mr. Suit is hot and sexy, but will he be the man who breaks her walls down?

Flynn Lewis works hard and likes everything to be just right, he has stayed away from the opposite sex for some years now for family reasons and fitting in the plans for his cousin’s wedding is not easy especially with the maid of honour pushing his buttons via email, but when he meets his new neighbour there is a sizzle a chemistry that does not take long before him and blondie are in bed.

Honestly Flynn is a hero to die for I loved him and he is so good for Drew and Drew she is beautiful inside and out, snarky to hide her feelings but always there for everyone, these two are perfect for each other, it is a beautifully written story MS London has bought the emotions and sizzle to life on the pages and one of her best yet. This is one that I highly recommend, it hits the spot beautifully.

5 stars


Published January 1st 2020 by Harlequin Dare

Faking It

Faking It

Close Quarters #1

Stefanie London

Faking It by Stefanie London

Reviewed by Helen

I have been waiting for Owen’s story for a while now and loved getting to know him and what made him the person he is, and getting to know Hannah the person who would get under his skin, I hope you pick this one up and see Hannah and Owen work together undercover and melt the pages with their passion and love.

Hannah met Owen going through the police academy in Melbourne and she was instantly attracted to him but he was a hard person to get to know always the joker, he moved on always moving around but now he is back in Melbourne and they are going undercover as husband and wife to work on a case and the heat and lust sparks and lights up the sky.

Owen is never settling down he doesn’t want to love someone and have them taken away from him, now back in Melbourne working with his old friend Hannah he is finding it hard to keep his emotions under wrap especially when Hannah is in danger and all of his instincts are to save the woman he is falling for fast and when she suggests one night together to get it out of their systems it only heats the want up more.

This book sizzles with lust and passion, but it also lets us see how two people can meld as one when they open up and help each other, it is emotional and moving, this is a fabulous story it really was great getting to know Owen more and Hannah was the perfect strong heroine he needed, this is one that I highly recommend.

4 stars


Published September 1st 2019 by Harlequin Dare

She Devil (Sexy Little Secrets) by Christy McKellen

Reviewed by Nas Dean

SHE DEVIL (Sexy Little Secrets) by author Christy McKellen is an August 2019 release by Harlequin Dare series.

This is Book 3 of the Sexy Little Secrets series by Christy McKellen.

Book 1: Wild Child — is Maya Darlington-Hume’s story, November 2018.
Book 2: Good Girl — is Juno Darlington Hume’s story, April 2019.

April Darlington-Hume is a successful business woman. But a successful business woman who left Jamie ten years ago. 

Now Jamie wants to know why she left him and what secret she’s been hiding. So, he decides to get her alone on an island on the pretext of selling her his company. Once on the island, sparks fly and April realises the chemistry between them is still as hot as ever. The passion skyrockets and all barriers break down. But would April let the last wall down and share with him the secret which she had kept for the last ten years? 

SHE DEVIL is a hot and steamy story. April is a strong character with good family values and Jamie is a gorgeous yet sensitive guy. Author Christy McKellen beautifully brought these two characters together making them move past their grievances and achieving their happy ever after. This is an emotionally uplifting story of hope and future. 

Highly recommended for all readers of hot romance. 

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Reviewed by Helen

This is one hot, hot story it is sure to singe your fingers as you turn the pages and see the third Darlington-Hume sister April get her HEA and a secret that has been kept for ten years revealed, keep a fan at the ready while you get to know Jamie and April.

Jamie DeMontfort, ex pro tennis player and ex- lover of April has just lost his father and finds himself needing to spend some time with April to get the answer to what really happened ten years ago when she ended what he though was forever, so he gets her to come to his Greek Island and the heat between them is even better than he remembers.

April had her reasons for dumping Jamie but has vowed to keep her secret, but when she meets up with Jamie at a fundraiser she still feels that sensual pull even after the terrible things he did to her. When he offers up his father’s company for sale she jumps at the chance but a weekend on his Greek Island will push their love and uncover a secret.

April is a strong heroine she has always done what she must but with Jamie she can be herself and Jamie was very hurt when she left him and he has a point to prove. The weekend is sexy and dirty but the feelings coming from both of them heal the past for a beautiful HEA, I did very much enjoy this one, so if you like your stories hot and sexy with emotion then this one is for you.

5 stars

Rough and Ready

Rough and Ready

Outlaw Warriors #2

Cathleen Ross

Rough and Ready by Cathleen Ross

Reviewed by Helen

This title says it all, it is rough and ready, this book is erotic and steamy and the sex is rough, but a fabulous story line and so well written, as I have come to expect from MS Ross’s stories, this is book two in this series and we meet Hugo Boudreaux and Alice Kaintuck, hang on for a wild ride.

Hugo is ex special ops and is doing a favour for his friend, biker Beast, he must infiltrate another MC, the Banderos, and this should be a breeze for him that is until he meets the club president’s daughter a gorgeous nurse, things turn out even better for him when he is assigned the task of being bodyguard to Alice, but keeping his sensual need for Alice is way too hard, falling for Alice was never part of the deal, he has issues of his own to repair.

Alice comes across as the quiet type caring as is the way with nurses, but growing up as an MC president’s daughter has taught her a lot and she can be tough as they come, which suits her when the very big and handsome now bodyguard Hugo teaches her a lot about sex, but after her last relationship a fling is all it is going to be, or is it?

There is a lot going on in this story and a lot of rough sex, but both Alice and Hugo are well suited in many ways, Alice is strong and tough and so very caring she has been through a lot in her life and is determined to stand up for herself, and Hugo what can I say he is tough and rough especially in the bedroom, but there is always caring there as well. Their journey to a HEA is a wild ride. If you love an erotic romance with a great story line then this is a book that I highly recommend.

4 stars


Published April 15th 2019 by Entangled Publishing LLC (Scorched)

Her Guilty Secret

Her Guilty Secret

Guilty as Sin #1

Clare Connelly

Her Guilty Secret by Clare Connelly

Reviewed by Helen

This is a powerfully emotional story, black and white, good and bad, opposites meet and forbidden love evolves in a classroom, one that had me turning the pages as Connor and Olivia have a secret affair that is so very, very erotic, hot and steamy but so moving and emotional, wow.

Olivia Amorelli is studying law at a top school in London she is determined to fight for the good justice to beat the criminals and do what has to be done to be the best prosecutor, but her professor Connor Hughes is making her want to be a bad girl and not the good girl she is, man he is gorgeous and she can’t help herself when she is near him.

Top Irish defence lawyer Connor Hughes, has come to London to be a professor at a top law school in London, he has demons that he is trying to get over, he is a hard teacher but a good one, but the pull he has to one of his students is over the top, and totally forbidden for a professor and student to have an affair.

I am not sure how to explain how good and emotional this one was, what starts off as a sensual pull, a desire for sex and hot sex becomes an affair of the heart, where Olivia gets to Connor’ heart and mind, makes him see and think, they do have such a forbidden affair, one that will curl the pages of the book, I loved it from start to finish, MS Connelly you rock this one is awesome, love shines from lust and I highly recommend it.
5 stars

Published February 1st 2019 by Mills & Boon Dare

King's Rule

King's Rule

Kings of Sydney #2

Jackie Ashenden

King's Rule by Jackie Ashenden

Reviewed by Helen

Jackie Ashenden is one of my favourite authors, her heroes are so dam tough and hard but always underneath is that loving caring hero and her heroines are strong and vulnerable and this book has both, I am really enjoying this series and getting to know Xander and Poppy was very enjoyable, and steamy hot, the pages could become a light, you will need a fan to keep you cool.

Xander King is determined to right a wrong that he is convinced he caused years ago and to do that she needs a good PA to work with and no one will work with the King family, so he insists on hiring is step-sister Poppy, the girl he really hates but there is no other option. This could mean a very rocky time for Xander.

Poppy is furious when Xander demands that she work for him, but in the end she has no choice, working for the man that she has never liked since her mother married his father when she was ten years old, their relationship has always been a feisty one, but now there is a pull that she cannot ignore.

This story is very erotic, steamy and with a controlling Xander pushing Poppy although not without her enjoying what is happening between them, they have a lot from their pasts that needs to be sorted both feel responsible for a death, both have had terrible childhoods and both have felt alone most of their lives, but when their sensual desire for each other explodes this causes their emotions to open up and heal, they say that there is a very thin line between love and hate, this is one that I highly recommend.

4/5 stars


Published January 1st 2019 by Harlequin Dare

Good Girl (Sexy Little Secrets) by Christy McKellen

Reviewed by Nas Dean


GOOD GIRL (Sexy Little Secrets) by author Christy McKellen is a Harlequin Dare series release for April 2019.

This is Book 2 of Christy McKellen’s Sexy Little Secrets.
Book 1: Wild Child, release date- November 2018.
Book 2: Good Girl, release date- April 2019.
Book 3: She Devil, release date- August 2019.

Juno Darlington-Hume wants sex education from Italian playboy Alessandro Ricci so she could be more experienced for the man she really wants.

Along the way, she falls hard for Alessandro but he was not an academic like she was, would she settle for him?

GOOD GIRL is a steamy romance with sizzling love scenes. Author Christy McKellen skillfully brings sexy Alessandro to his knees and makes him fall in love with Juno. This is a terrific, emotional and a heart-warming story to read.

Highly recommended to readers of sensual stories and Harlequin Dare fans.

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Good Girl

Sexy Little Secrets #2

Christy McKellen

Reviewed by Helen
Another fantastic story in this series from Christy McKellen, this time Juno Darlington-Hume the academic of the sisters gets her story with Italian playboy Alessandro Ricci both Sandro and Juno are so very different from their siblings and are prone to do what they feel they have to, this time they will let loose and find love and rapture together.

Juno has decided that it is time to lose her virginity after suffering a knock back from the man she is sure is right for her, finding a man to make her happy is not easy when she comes from the Darlington-Hume family and after research has come up with Sandro Ricci as the man she would like to learn all about sex with, only she also learns how to fall in love.

Sandro is often upsetting his family with his playboy life style, but when the beautiful Juno asks him to teach her about sex he says no that is not his style but when his situation changes he takes her on with strict rules and off to Florence they go. Sandro soon realizes that there is more to this PHD student Juno than people see and he seems to be falling under her spell when she truly understands him.

This story is sexy and hot as Sandro and Juno learn about each other as well as having the best sex, they are different but so similar in many ways and falling in love comes to them both as a bit of a shock, I really enjoyed this story it is beautifully written and I am looking forward to the next book in the series. I do highly recommend this one lots of emotions on this journey to a beautiful HEA.
5 stars

Published April 1st 2019 by Mills & Boon Dare