Hidden: An enemies to lovers dark romance (Club Exposure Book 1) by Ivy Nelson

This story is well written, full of drama and suspense. The characters fight their attraction at first, then things become explosive between them. A great start to a new series for sure. I can’t wait to read the next one.

Carrie is doing research for a story, visiting with women who worked at The Doll House Cabaret and other strip clubs in the area. She liked field reporting and investigative journalism. Then she was kidnapped and urged to call the one guy she wanted to forget, Peter Mercer.

Peter was passed over for a promotion, one he had been trying for a while. He had gone from the CIA to the Secret Service. His goal is to become the CIA Director, but he’d settle on his own field office for now. Now he’s guarding the one person he never wanted to see again. Then she came into his life and all hell broke loose.

Release Date: January 25, 2022

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

C is for Carter: A Secret Baby Mountain Man Romance (Men of ALPHAbet Mountain) by Natasha L. Black

The heat between us was getting intense. We couldn’t keep our hands off each other. But keeping this secret was killing me.

Carter’s friends were moving to Ashford, to start a logging company with him. Some of Carter’s other friends were getting married and starting families. All of a sudden, he felt alone. He wanted that but was reluctant because of a failed relationship. He has had his eye on a waitress at the diner. Maybe he would ask her out.

Lauren is the manager at Dina’s diner. She missed waitressing but was happy in her new position. Her best friend had quit the diner after she got married and started a family. She wanted that but after the disaster of a previous relationship, she wasn’t sure she could go through that again. She enjoyed flirting with Carter, but he was a lot older than her. If he asked her out, she might consider it.

Release Date: January 26, 2022

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Twisted Bond: A Dark Mafia Romance (Twisted Saga Book 3) by SR Jones

“The best family, people say, is the one you choose”. This series is amazing. Suspenseful, mysterious, and intriguing along with lots of romance. What started as revenge, has quickly turned to love.

Giovanni is beside himself. She’s gone. She’s gone and she’s not coming back. WTH have I done. He’s going after her and nothing will stop him.

Amelia has done it. She has escaped Giovanni. Now she’s headed back to America. She doesn’t know it yet, but she’s in greater danger now than she was with Giovanni. She should have never trusted her Grandmother.

Release Date: August 26, 2021

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Savage Legacy : A Dark Romance (Twisted Saga Book 2) by SR Jones

“People think time travel is impossible. It isn’t. You simply need to spend a day in a library.” This story will have you on the edge of your seat. It is suspenseful and mysterious.

Giovanni has showed Amelia the real him. But he was wrong, she was not ready to find out the truth. Now for her safety, I must lock her away in the villa. Now she’ll never forgive me.

Amelia was expecting a date, but ended up in hell. My father was right, Giovanni is a monster. Now he’s keeping me as a prisoner in his villa. I have to find a way to escape.

Release Date: June 28, 2021

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Dangerous Vow : A Dark Mafia Romance (Twisted Saga Book 1) by SR Jones

** This is a dark romance and may cause triggers for some. ** It ends in a cliffhanger which I’m not fond of, but is still a really great story. It’s full of action and romance. He was hell bent on getting revenge. He never expect to fall for her. She would do anything to save the family home. Even sell her soul to the devil.

Giovanni was betrayed by his father’s friend, Charles Marshall. On the man’s death bed, Giovanni vowed to get revenge. Charles had something I want, his daughter Amelia.

Amelia walks to the edge of the cliffs and stares down at the water beating against the shore. It’s so promising, that raging water. It offers a temptation like no other. Oblivion. A few more steps are all it would take, and I could disappear. She’s a Marshall: affluent, powerful, classy.

Release Date: May 24, 2021

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

The Hunt: Bratva Blood Six: (A Dark Mafia Romance) by SR Jones

This book contains dark themes and adult content. May not be suitable for some. Love comes in all shapes and sizes. Cole and Pam have worked together in the past. But she keeps running when he gets close to her. They both have secrets that could destroy them. Or bring them closer together.

Cole is a former Navy SEAL, on a mission to extract a hostage. But the hostage isn’t just anyone. The hostage is the love of his life. The woman who has been running from him for years. But it stops now. I will rescue her and then make her mine.

Pamela works for the FBI, so why is she living with a drug smuggling gangster? Roger rescued her from a cult. He was the lesser of two evils so she went with him. Now she’s buying her time so she can escape. Little does she know that the love of her life is planning on rescuing her.

Release Date: January 10, 2022

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

B is for Brett: A Secret Baby Mountain Man Protector Romance (Men of ALPHAbet Mountain) by Natasha L Black

Brett has always been a loner. Harleigh is through with men. But one unfortunate day turns everything around. Then an unexpected threat against Harleigh threatens to ruin everything before it even gets started. This is a good love story with a little bit of action. You could feel the chemistry between them from the start.

Brett lives up in the mountains alone. He was ok with that until his best friend got married and had a baby. Now he realizes just how lonely he is. Brett has been going into the diner frequently so he could catch a glimpse of her. But he doesn’t think she has even noticed him.

Harleigh is working as a waitress. A job she hates but it pays the bills, barely. There is this guy that comes in repeatedly and requests her section. He’s hot and all, but she’s not ready to go down that road. Then he rescues her when her car breaks down.

Release Date: January 12, 2023

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Cowboy’s Doorstep Baby (Windy Creek Romances Book 1) by Mary Sue Jackson

This is a great love story. They had their ups and downs like most couples. Sam was attracted to her from the very beginning. Arielle thought he was hot, but had a clear goal in mind. She wanted to win the reality show and cook for Chef Welsh. So why was she hoping that Sam wanted her to stay for them?

Sam has plans to expand his cowboy camp at Carden Ranch. But it seems like everything is going wrong. Losing Chef Calvin couldn’t have come at a worse time. Then an old flame shows up that puts a wrench in his plans. He couldn’t afford unexpected costs or unanticipated chaos throwing off his projections.

Arielle is the new cook at Carden Ranch. It’s a temporary gig that allowed her the perfect opportunity to hone her recipes and skills during her off-hours in a commercial kitchen before her big audition. This is supposed to be easy, so I can focus on my future, a drama-free gig. But instead, I’d walked into the middle of baby momma drama.

Release Date: January 16, 2022

My Rating : ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Code Name: Ranger (K19 Shadow Operations Book 1) by Heather Slade

** This story may not be suitable for all readers. It may cause some triggers for some** This is a well-written suspenseful romance. It grabs you from the start. She has had a crush on him since high school. After their first kiss, he could not stop thinking about her. When danger threatens their happiness, Ranger must do what he does best, rescue the most important person in his life.

Ranger worked at K19 Security Solutions. His team is laying low because of a threat against them. He’s back in his hometown and can’t wait to see her.

Maisie was back home to save the family carousel business. She wants to re-develop her home town. She’s getting ready to eat when he walks into her grandparent’s living room. Owen is still as handsome as ever.

Release Date: January 13, 2022

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Protecting the Nanny (A Single Dad Romance) by Kai Lesy

“Falling for the nanny is so cliche. But I did”. “Having a crush on the boss—such a cliché”. But he’s so hot. Their chemistry was explosive from the start. I fell in love with Willa. Such a smart young lady.

Jason is now the CEO of his father’s business. He’s trying to go legit. But his brother and one other are fighting him all the way. He’s a single dad and will do anything for his daughter. So when she’s kidnapped, he’ll stop at nothing to get her back.

April was ushered into Jason’s office. She wasn’t just there to interview for a nanny position, she was there as a spy. April was doing this to save her brother. Her brother owes some really bad people and they want their money one way or another.

Release Date: January 7, 2022

My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️