Twice Upon a Time by Hope Irving *Review

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Once upon a time, there was the wandering soul of Morgann, an 8th century Irish calligrapher-monk longing to be reunited with his soul mate. Deirdre was his forbidden love, a witch with whom he wrote a coveted book.

Under her spell, the souls of the star-crossed lovers travel from bodies to bodies until they find each other. Eventually.
That became his quest: unearth her new body and trigger her memory, for she is clueless about whom she once was. Unfortunately their story didn’t get a chance to become a fairy tale yet it still turned out as a famous urban legend referred as The Black Angel Book.

Twice upon a time, not so long ago, there was me, rational and devastated Rose. I needed to get a grip, said my French mum after my year of numbness due to a painful break-up that led me to cut my wrist daily, to feel something, anything.

So she sent me off to the free-spirited village of Provincetown, Massachusetts, to spend the summer with my American relatives. And just like that, I wasn’t myself any longer. Because someone pulled me out of the darkness and bewitched me, somehow.

I couldn’t wait to jump his bones… but why was he holding back?
He couldn’t wait to welcome me into his world… but was I ready to question my convictions and acknowledge that my self-inflicted cuts were now healing in record time?

How could I have imagined he was longing for his own unorthodox fairytale to come true? Frantically.

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In the 8th century, an Irish monk/calligrapher named Morgann did the forbidden act of falling in love and going against his pledge of celibacy. But he didn’t just fall in love with any one. He fell in love with a witch. Deirdre, the witch in question, fell in love with Morgann too, and together they worked on a book of spells that was coveted by the very people who tried to kill them. But before their demise, Deirdre placed a curse on them that would allow their souls to travel across time, occupying different bodies in order to meet each other again one day. True soul mates. Now in the present time, Virgil, the host body for Morgann’s soul, remembers his past life and is in desperate need to find his soul mate so they can finish the book which their past selves couldn’t. But he is aware that the host for Deirdre may not remember her past with him, so he has to find her and push her into remembering or their love may be lost forever.

Rose, a Parisian college graduate comes to Provincetown, Massachusetts to visit her American family and to also get away from a very bad breakup. She had been depressed for a year, practically a zombie, and only found some sort of rush for life when she cut her wrist. Although vacationing with her favorite cousins and aunt seemed like fun, she was afraid that nothing would get her out of her funk. That is until she decided to take a calligraphy class and meet the very tall and awkwardly handsome Virgil. After spending time with him, a fire is ignited inside of her that she has never felt before, and her whole body desires him. She has no explanation for why she wants him so bad, but when Virgil feels the same way about her, he realizes that she must be his soul mate, the host body of Deirdre. Not wanting to rush things, Virgil decides to take things slow and gradually get to know Rose instead of forcing them together because of Morgann and Deirdre. But can he find the courage to tell Rose the truth about them? And if he does, will Rose stick around and believe him about why they are attracted to each other, or will she find the whole thing nuts?

Twice Upon A Time is a true roller coaster ride. Some parts exciting, some parts uncomfortable, but altogether a rush to read. I will say that it took me a while to get into the main plot of the story, because the first half or so is about Rose in Provincetown and then about Rose and Virgil meeting and getting to know each other. I’m not saying that it was necessarily a bad thing, but it kind of frustrated me to know that the real nitty-gritty stuff happened more than midway through. It made me wonder what took so long to get there. Maybe that’s just me since I’m the type of person who likes to know what’s going on before the halfway mark (well except if I’m reading a mystery/suspense/horror), especially in a book about soul mates that triggers romance. I don’t like waiting long before I know that the characters are going to be together. And I don’t like waiting long to find out that my characters are different than they appear (once again except in mystery/horror/suspense). I shouldn’t have to read more than half the book to find out that a character I once thought shy and awkward is actually a killer with a cause…in a plot I would consider a romance! Even though it was a nice and exciting twist that added more depth to the plot, it was a mind blow because there were no innuendos that led up to that crazy character development, and it was kind of just thrown at me. It made me sit up and read it over again, hoping I didn’t read the words wrong. But none of that turned me away from the book. There were a lot of surprises within the plot and between the characters that kept me on edge and made reading enjoyable. I give Twice Upon A Time 4 fangs! I recommend it to the romantics out there who believe in the power of love, reincarnation, and the existence of soul mates.

Reviewer for Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock!

Seduced by the Dragon by Emilia Hartley

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This pretty young lady is the Witch of Caernarfon?
Well that makes my job much more enjoyable.
Who would have known that a witch of 150 plus years was this fucking sexy.
What I would do to take her right now. But that’s not the plan. I need to get her to trust me.
My family needs her to trust me. This powerful little witch is going to be the one to turn the tides of our battle against the white dragons. All of our lives depend on me seducing her…
No pressure.

Content Warning: This book contains lots of sexy shifter action. Intended for a mature audience only

I give this book 5 hearts
First off this is the 3rd book in this series and I highly suggest you read the first two books prior to this one, though it can be read as a stand alone it is better together.
Cameron the dragon shifter has been tasked by his clan leader to seduce the witch of Caernarfon and convince her to join forces with them, thus allowing them to finally turn the tide against the white dragons.
He doesn’t like the thought of deceiving the witch but after meeting her fate has plans of her own as he discovers his mate to be a 150 year old witch who’s sexy as sin.
Who knew witches and dragons could even be mates? But when betrayal and hurt feelings arise can Cameron convince his witch they are really meant to be?
Betrayal, Hot sex, love, fated mates, dragons and witches what’s not to love.
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Bearly a Witch by Summer Cooper

Cally Sholes is a witch.

She is a twenty-four year old playwright and theatre director—and she is also a witch. Since she was sixteen she has been blessed with the ability to wish anything she wants into being. At first this ability was fun and she used it all the time to make every little thing in her life better, but then she discovered that the abuse of the wish had drastic consequences. So she decided to stop using her powers and concentrated on becoming a great success in her field.

Unfortunately, Cally has been so focused on getting everything right with her career that she has completely neglected her love life. She pretends that she is just focused on work so that she can deny to herself that she has deep seated commitment issues.

But then she meets sexy billionaire playboy Michael Melton. The new play that Cally is directing is based on him. After weeks of exhausting search to find the right person to portray him in the play Cally gets a call out of the blue from none other than Michael Melton himself. He wants to play himself in the play.

This sounds like a dream come true for Cally. He is perfect for the part and she finds herself completely falling for the charming stranger no matter how much she tries to fight her growing attraction.

But Cally is about to find out a dark secret about Michael Melton—he is a bear shifter. And he needs her help.

Michael is dying from a strange disease caused by the bear shifter curse and he has come to Cally for help. Can she help save the man who could be the love of her life from a certain death?

Or will she not be strong enough?

Author’s Note: This is a novella with HEA, story contains mature language and themes, intended for adults only.

Bearly Witch is about Cally Sholes who is a witch and Michael Melton who is a bear shifter. Cally is a witch and has been since she was seventeen. She lived in a family that were the descendants of a group of witches that had escaped from Salem. It was an inherited power but skipped most generations, but occasionally a woman in their family would be born with the gift. It had been hard to learn to control her power, because like most teenagers should wish the teacher would get sick since she had not studied for a test, and then the teacher would, which made Cally realize how her wishing could affect others so she tried to use it very sparingly. Cally was a play director, and her new play was about a billionaire playboy based on the city’s most eligible bachelor Michael Melton, but she could not find a leading actor who could play the role as it should be. So, she had to get to work for more auditions. Then, Michael Melton, has his people call Cally and tell her he is interested in acting in it himself since he had minored in theater in college. Then things get really interesting.

This book is awesome!! I started reading this book and had trouble putting it down. I really liked the way the characters were introduced and developed. This book is a must read for anyone who loves shifter romances or witch romances, any kind of paranormal romances for that matter. My only caution is there are some steamy sex scenes, so this is for mature readers.

I’m giving this book 5 hearts

Reviewer for Romance Authors That Rock.

Cry Wolf by Greta Stone

Title: Cry Wolf

Author: Greta Stone

Genre: M/M Urban fantasy

Everything you know is a lie.

Peter is a kitsune. Chaos follows him wherever he goes. Good intentions, bad intentions—it doesn’t matter. Even mimicking the howl of a friend he hasn’t seen in over a decade turns out to have disastrous consequences.

The wolf doesn’t have a name. For now, he goes by Luca. He has no past, and as an escaped slave, if he can’t stay hidden in the shadows, he’ll have no future. When someone steals his howl, he’s drawn to investigate, and ends up saddled with a mouthy fox who insists they used to be friends once upon a time.

Petty problems and a dubious reunion are pushed aside the longer they’re stranded together. The Underwood is a dangerous place.

They have two choices: work together or die.

Join Greta Stone in a dark paranormal MM romance retelling of Aesop’s fable, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, and David P. Mannix’s classic novel, The Fox and the Hound.

 

 

Author Bio

Greta is the unruly offspring of a tiger and a dragon. She spends most of her time reading, stalking Goodreads, and harassing other authors with pranks. She loves to hear from readers. (Hi, Mom.) Leave a message after the scream! (Seriously, Mom. You can just call me.)

 

 

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Book Excerpts

Excerpt One

Peter wheezed. “I can’t believe I just did that.”

Luca rolled onto the square yard’s swept stone. His hipbone and elbow were bruised, but he imagined it didn’t even compare to what Peter was feeling right now.

“I told you it was a bad idea.”

Peter rolled onto his back, a constant drizzle of steady rain mixed with the blood pouring from his nostrils in dark greenish tracks. He touched the back of his hand to the gore, nose scrunching in a wince. And then he yawned like the pain was gone.

“Well don’t rush to ask if I’m okay, Luca.”

“You just had to try it. You just couldn’t let it go. I told you that flying takes skill. I told you that you can’t just pretend your way through some things. We’re lucky we didn’t drop clear out of the sky the second you took off.”

“You know, I hear that you’re mad, and all I have to say is that no one told you to go along with my idea. If you felt that strongly about it, you should’ve said something.”

Luca almost punched him. “You told me to go along with your idea.”

“So admit that you had a little bit of fun and I’ll take you for another spin.”

“I didn’t have fun.” Luca rubbed the bleeding cut on his chin. “Actually, right around now is when I start to hold you responsible.”

Peter writhed in feigned agony. “Oh, the burden.”

Luca told himself he found nothing intriguing about this impishness. “I hate you.”

Excerpt Two

“What do you want to do to me?”

The question seemed to shock Luca somehow, the top of his sharp cheeks taking on the barest hint of cherry red. He seemed to give it some thought in the darkness of the dripping tunnel, “This time, when we do whatever we’re going to do, can you pretend…to love me.”

Peter halted. “What?”

“Don’t make it weird.”

Peter latched on to Luca’s arm and halted his purposeful march through the main chamber. “I’m not trying to make it weird. What did you say?”

“Pretend to love me this time. Despite being a shitty liar, you’re good at pretending. It shouldn’t be that hard for you to make me believe it.”

Peter squeezed his shoulder and turned him around so he could see his face, his stark features illuminated by the glowing blue pool of liquid. “You want to believe that I love you?”

“I want to know what it feels like…” His eyebrows knitted. “I keep thinking about Avaline. How much she must’ve loved him to turn her afterlife into this forest. A tree for every tear. I want to know what she was crying over.” Something about Peter’s expression triggered Luca’s defenses, and he spun around. “Forget it.”

“Stop,” Peter snapped with a vehemence that left his voice echoing in surrounding caverns.

Luca halted, but didn’t face him, head tilted to the side. “What?”

“Didn’t Lydia love you? Didn’t Chief love you?”

“I don’t think that’s the right kind of love.”

“What you asked for…” I don’t have to pretend. “Stay here. I’ll be back.”

“Where are you going?”

“To get rope.”

 

To Catch a Spirit by Carrie Pulkinen

A psychic who’s afraid of ghosts and a billionaire with a haunted past and a hidden power find that only love can catch a spirit.

Psychic Allison Gray has a soft spot for Logan Mitchell, even though she’s never met him. All it takes is one encounter for the billionaire’s true emotions to slip through her shields, and she’s intrigued. But a harrowing incident from her past has left her terrified of spirits, and the ghost that’s haunting Logan is doing everything in her power to keep Allison away.

Born an empath, Logan is constantly barraged with human emotions. While his talent of reading people has come in handy in the business world, it’s about to drive him insane. Literally. Logan has OCD, and his psychic ability triggers unbearable attacks that have him counting and cleaning until he collapses from exhaustion. Even worse, he’s plagued with recurring visions of his future wife’s death, so he’s spent his entire life avoiding love. He’s given up hope of ever having a normal life, until he meets Allison.

She’s everything he’s ever dreamed of, and now he has to decide if loving her is worth risking her life.

*To Catch a Spirit is a steamy paranormal romance with a guaranteed happily ever after. However, it does deal with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and suicide.

To Catch a Spirit is a paranormal romance standalone that will leave you wanting more. I must confess I was a little worried about reading it because, honestly, I have read so many paranormal romances that I pretty much know everything their plots have to offer. Nevertheless, there are times when I come across a refreshing novel that offers a unique view of classical themes. I am pleased to say this was the case. 
Allison Gray is a psychic who spends her time getting rid of negative energy from antiques and dreaming of becoming a therapist. In my opinion having her powers is tame compared to other paranormal creatures. However, it still complicates her life. I can’t imagine how my life would be like if I get the vibes or everything and everyone around me. Being a medium would be even worse for me. Honestly, she is my hero for handling so much in her life. A strong heroine like her is quite popular in plenty of novels lately and I am glad for that. It is kind of refreshing having a woman save the day by herself or doing as much as the hero. In my opinion, this motivates women to achieve greater things and this book is perfect for that.
Now, the hero. Logan is portrayed as every lady’s dream. He is rich, handsome and a bachelor. Nevertheless, he isn’t interested in romance. Kind of typical but for very good reasons: 1) gold diggers surround him and 2) he had a vision of the suicide of a woman he fell in love with. Yeah, he also has special powers. Logan is, in fact, an empath that lacks control. He can’t shield himself and that pushes him to loneliness even when he is surrounded by people. The moments I read the party scene I knew these two were a match made in heaven. They complement each other so well and see past the mask that the other insists on keeping. 
This sounds like a typical romance plot but I promise there are a lot of twists that will have you on edge. In fact, there is this troublesome lady that will do her best to keep them apart. Jealous stalker? Perhaps, but she isn’t your average obsessive lady. I would highly recommend this novel to any paranormal romance lover out there that enjoys a romance full of drama and surprises. 

Reviewer of Romance Authors That Rock

Fatal Heir by L.C. Ireland

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In a world plagued by the undead, Donald Baines is a common farmer with an uncommon gift: He sees spirits. When Don is arrested for crimes he didn’t commit – including treason – he learns that he is in fact the lost Prince Izayik Delaren, the rightful heir to the throne of Aldrin. Now he must use his otherworldly powers to uncover the dark secrets that led to the Rise of the Deadmen. Sporting a pitchfork and an uncanny ability to communicate with the dead, Izayik may just be the key to saving his people…or will he be their destruction?

I’m an independent reviewer for Romance Authors That Rock.
This is a great book…I knew by the end of chapter one I was in trouble… I could not put it down… I had to know what happened next… Don/Izzy is the rightful king… Rath has hidden him where no one can find him… With the commoners… Don doesn’t understand what is going on around him all he knows is the family that has raised him as their own… He loves his life and would not change anything about it…. Except for the dead men… That he could do without…
This book takes you on one wild ride… I recommend this book to anyone that wants to lose themselves for a bit… L.C. is a great writer.. she has written a book with plots and twist… A book I enjoyed getting lost in… There is a Q and A at the end of the book that hints at a second book… Hope it is out soon I will be looking forward to reading it…
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Falling for the Wallflower by Amelia Florey

Nicholas couldn’t think of a single reason a gentleman had not fallen madly in love with Lillian. Is it possible that the duke has feelings for her that he hasn’t previously admitted?

Nicholas Davenport, the Duke of Elmbury is friends with a woman who is a wallflower. Despite Lillian Rowe’s imperfections, she is a loyal companion. Her companionship truly enlivens the Season for him, and her brilliant conversation sustains his interest better than the rest of the ladies in London. After spending time with his childhood friend, he begins to have a change of heart, and his true feelings can no longer be ignored.

”Nicholas found himself taken aback by his own thoughts. His momentary fixation with Lillian’s keen blue eyes, and the gentle curve of her lips, was unexpected. When had he begun to realize how beautiful his childhood friend had become? When had his appreciation for her charms developed this new dimension?”

˃˃˃ Will romance blossom from the warmth of friendship?

Lillian told him plainly why a marriage between the two of them wouldn’t work. But she could not banish the thought from her mind of how happy the two of them could have perhaps been.

“It saddened her to think of Nicholas wed, to picture him happy at home with a wife who attended to his every need. Doubtless when he wed, the companionship of his bride would leave him with little need to seek Lillian’s company. She would fade to the edges of his life, just as she faded to the periphery of every crowd she found herself within.”

Read the endearing Regency love story in: Falling For The Wallflower

A truly awesome little romance.  I’m a huge fan of this time period, to begin with and to have a book so full of the pageantry and ballroom politics mixed with a delightfully different kind of romance was a breath of fresh air among all of the others!  To show the friendship between perfectly upstanding gentlefolk with proper manners and just the right hint of sexual tension proves this writer’s skill!  I was turning pages and laughing with delight along with the characters!!

As an independent reviewer for Romance Authors that Rock, this is a rare five heart book for me!  Normally I reserve that for the Authors who manage to wrap me so tightly in their web that I cry along with the characters.  This author earned it for the exact opposite reason.  I was so happy at the end of this book, I laughed the next day even, just remembering!

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County on You by J.C. Reed

NEW RELEASE ★★  Counting On You is  LIVE! ★★ 

 

From New York Times Bestselling Author, J.C. Reed, and Jackie Steele comes a new standalone novel.

I have everything I want.

Success. Wealth. Women…and make that plenty of those. As a filthy-rich CEO, I would say I’m pretty much close to perfection. Except for that one weakness: I’m cocky as hell, and an irresistible magnet for women.

 

So when one tiny mistake lands me in hot waters with the investors, I have one hell of a choice to make:

 

Restore my reputation…

Or risk losing my company.

 

I’m a man of my word and failure is not an option. Not now. Not ever. I fully intend to uphold my responsibilities.

 

Sharing an apartment should be easy, right? And it’s only for six weeks.

That’s what I thought before I found out that my new roommate is female.

And wow.

Vicky Sullivan is unlike any woman I’ve ever met.

She’s hot as sin, and crazy.

Definitely not my kind of crazy, but too hot to pass up.

There’s something about her that makes me rage with want.

I don’t like her, but obviously my dick does. And what he wants, he gets.

 

Six weeks…

Living together shouldn’t be too hard…

Until my best friend challenges me to a bet…

I make it my mission to make her mine.

 

There’s only one problem.

I have to break…Every. Single. Rule.

And did I mention she’s completely off-limits?

 

It’s too late to say no.

Author’s note – Counting On You is a full-length, standalone novel with no cliffhanger.

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Meet J.C. Reed

J.C. Reed is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She writes steamy contemporary romance with a touch of mystery and suspense. When she’s not typing away on her keyboard, forgetting the world around her, you can find her chatting with her readers on Facebook.

 

    Meet Jackie Steele

Jackie Steele is a USA Today Bestselling author and a true romantic at heart. Whether reading or writing, Jackie loves dark, emotional stories that twist with your head and take you on a journey. As an ever romantic, she believes in happy endings and true love in all forms, which is reflected in all of her books.

 

Tank by Erin Bevan #Review

Tyler Wilde moves to Black Widow, Texas, to join the Blue Guardians, a local biker club that helps abused women and children. He’s intent on starting his life over, but a small piece of his past collides with his present when he runs into the local waitress, Annie Carter.

Annie’s the girl of his boyhood dreams, and Tyler can’t wait to get reacquainted with her. Only problem is, Annie’s engaged. But what has Tyler more troubled than the diamond on her finger is the bruise that graces her arm. To make matters worse, Annie’s abuser and intended husband is also the town’s Chief of Police.

Tyler is determined to offer Annie a safe haven, but she refuses his help until her life is hanging by a thread.

It is extremely difficult for anyone who has never suffered from any sort of abuse to understand how broken those who have suffered believe they are. The resonance of the abuse colors every relationship and interaction that person has. If the person is truly blessed, he or she will find someone who sees beyond the abuse to the true soul. Tyler Wilde came home for one reason: to join the Blue Guardians and devote his life to protecting women and children from the abuse he suffered. What Tyler never expected to find was Annie.

This book does an excellent job depicting what it’s like for an abuse survivor who wants nothing more than to love and to be loved. Because it’s romantic fiction, healing happens on an accelerated timetable and Annie, abused by her Chief of Police fiancé, readily welcomes love back into her life. I loved the story and the interaction between the various characters. The sex scenes are not overly explicit. The only real reason the the book did not earn a five out of five was because it really needs a good round of editing to smooth out a few rough edges regarding spelling and grammar. If the book goes through editing, I’d be glad to read the new version and edit this review accordingly.
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Cursed by Tracy Goodwin

Dangerous prophecies. Forbidden love. Limitless power.
Fighting fate is just the beginning …

Tessa Egan is destined to die! When her powers as a witch are awakened, when she is hunted like so many before her. There is one problem: she doesn’t believe in destiny.

Fighting for her life, her survival places her on a collision course with a centuries-old conflict between species, a corrupt hierarchy that will do anything to destroy her, and the realization that her past was never what it seemed.

A prophecy proclaims she will become the most powerful witch her enemies have ever encountered. The mere promise of such dominance sends legions after her, as she struggles to master her abilities and win a war against forces far more sinister than she.

Adding to her already complicated life is a commanding guardian named Alec and his mysterious half-brother, Josh. The Prophecy of the Guardian’s Mark claims “Only a Guardian’s soulmate can see the Guardian’s mark.” Why can she can see both Findlay brothers’ marks? Why is Josh’s the opposite of Alec’s, evoking anguish and fear? Who is she fated to love?

The future of all rests in their hands as Tessa and the Findlay brothers discover that all species are in peril.

Dangerous prophecies. Forbidden love. Limitless power.

Fighting fate is just the beginning …

Cursed is the first book of the shadow souls series of books. Cursed is about Tessa Egan. Tessa is very angry that she could not be a normal child like all the other children. When a witch turns 18 one of two things happen, they either die or disappear. But Tessa has a very strong survival instinct. Her parents had not shared much to help her prepare but her dad had told her she had to be ready when she turned 18 for a battle with some unknown monster. She says goodbye without actually saying goodbye to her elderly neighbor that she has cared for, Mrs. Crowley. Tessa is still trying to wrestle with her fate, that her parents left her alone to face. After her mom died, her father does not seem to care about her, barely around and not really there when he was after her mother’s death. I will leave it to you to read from here.

This book is really good. The character development is good but a bit confusing until the reader gets caught up as there is a lot of remembering and jumping between the present and different times in Tessa’s past. I think this would be a great read for anyone who really enjoys paranormal stories.
I’m giving this book 4 hearts

Reviewer for Romance Authors That Rock

Counting On You by JC Reed

NEW RELEASE ★★  Counting On You is  LIVE! ★★ 

 

From New York Times Bestselling Author, J.C. Reed, and Jackie Steele comes a new standalone novel.

I have everything I want.

Success. Wealth. Women…and make that plenty of those. As a filthy-rich CEO, I would say I’m pretty much close to perfection. Except for that one weakness: I’m cocky as hell, and an irresistible magnet for women.

 

So when one tiny mistake lands me in hot waters with the investors, I have one hell of a choice to make:

 

Restore my reputation…

Or risk losing my company.

 

I’m a man of my word and failure is not an option. Not now. Not ever. I fully intend to uphold my responsibilities.

 

Sharing an apartment should be easy, right? And it’s only for six weeks.

That’s what I thought before I found out that my new roommate is female.

And wow.

Vicky Sullivan is unlike any woman I’ve ever met.

She’s hot as sin, and crazy.

Definitely not my kind of crazy, but too hot to pass up.

There’s something about her that makes me rage with want.

I don’t like her, but obviously my dick does. And what he wants, he gets.

 

Six weeks…

Living together shouldn’t be too hard…

Until my best friend challenges me to a bet…

I make it my mission to make her mine.

 

There’s only one problem.

I have to break…Every. Single. Rule.

And did I mention she’s completely off-limits?

 

It’s too late to say no.

Author’s note – Counting On You is a full-length, standalone novel with no cliffhanger.

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Meet J.C. Reed

J.C. Reed is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. She writes steamy contemporary romance with a touch of mystery and suspense. When she’s not typing away on her keyboard, forgetting the world around her, you can find her chatting with her readers on Facebook.

 

    Meet Jackie Steele

Jackie Steele is a USA Today Bestselling author and a true romantic at heart. Whether reading or writing, Jackie loves dark, emotional stories that twist with your head and take you on a journey. As an ever romantic, she believes in happy endings and true love in all forms, which is reflected in all of her books.

 

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