Nick and Lilac by Marian Tee – Review

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by Marian Tee

20-year-old Lilac York doesn’t like to talk. She doesn’t like to exist outside her books, and she certainly does not like to be involved with the most notorious playboy in uni. But when the gorgeous and arrogant billionaire Nick Christakos asks her to be his friend, she finds herself saying yes, no matter what “friend” could mean to a serial bed-hopper like Nick. There’s just something about him that draws her, something that makes her think he wouldn’t mind if he learned just how broken she was inside.

Nick Christakos is not used to denying himself. But for the sometimes-aloof, sometimes-naïve Lilac he strives to make an exception, doing his best to keep his hands off her even though just one blink of her doll-like eyes has him on fire. With Lilac, he’s not afraid to show the ugliness in him. When she looks at him, Nick almost believes there’s still hope for him to be the man that he used to be.

When another man threatens to take Lilac away, Nick is desperate and selfish enough to pretend he’s fallen in love with Lilac…even though his heart still belongs to the girl who tore him apart.

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Review

OMG another complicated Greek Millionaire who will absolutely rock your world.  Our H/h are of course, Nick and Lilac and they are both tramatized victims of past sexual abuse.  Nick deals with his abuse by lovin and leaving, and Lilac is the injured soul that wants nothing to do with men.  When Nick is introduced to Lilac he see behind the big ugly clothes and is drawn to her like a moth to a flame. These two injured souls heal themselves and then tend to each other, but not before another woman and Nick’s identical twin brother becomes involved.  I loved this book, loved the way Ms. Tee made me feel their pain and their joy and I will be reading many of the other books that spin off this one.  Lots of loving and a little kink which resulted in an awesome read.

4.5 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Dial M for Menage (Menage on 34th Street #2) by Emily Ryan-Davis – Review

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by Emily Ryan-Davis

Katrina Holland began the new year by waking up with two men in her bed. Introducing marine Hunter Croft into her marriage was passionate and explosive—for Katrina and her husband Liam. But now that the honeymoon period is over and they’ve returned to the real world, can this arrangement ever work?

Liam Holland thought he had it all—a beautiful wife, great home, and a solid career. Only one thing—one man—eluded him. When he saw an opportunity to grab Hunter, Liam reached out with both hands, determined not to let go. But as the first rush of passion fades, Liam must identify exactly how far he’s willing to go to keep Hunter a part of their lives.

Hunter needs something only Liam and Kat can give him. But while he’s willing to change some aspects of his life to be with the couple, he’s a marine before all else. When a reassignment means relocation, he’ll need to move on—with or without his two lovers.

*See how Kat, Liam and Hunter’s love began in Ménage on 34th Street.

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This is a short but hot and kinky read.  When I first started this book I felt like I had walked into a movie late and had no idea what was going on.  It only took a few minutes of reading to find that the author was deliberate by getting my heart racing from page one.  This is a M/M/F meage and hot as Hades.  Woo Hoo

Our H/H/h are Liam, Hunter, and Kat that are childhood friends and Liam and Kat are married.  Both Liam and Kat are in love with Hunter who is in Special Op with the Marines and they literally follow him to each of his assignments.  When the book first begans they are living in D.C. and soon he is transferred to the Carolina’s.  Hunter is not very optimistic that this relationship can last, but has agreed to maintain the menage as long as it does not interfear with his job.  Imagine how long he would continues climbing the ladder of success if his commanding officers found out he was bi-sexual.?

Kat is one strong woman who understands the love her husand has for Hunter because she loves him just as much.  Hunter needs a womans touch to get him to submit fully to Liam and trust me, she knows all the right prompts.  This is a hot and kinky read, with love…real love for each other where jealousy was never a issue.  I loved this book and especially loved that you get your HEA without having to read another book or two.

4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Menage on 34th Street (Menage on 34th Street #1) by Elise Logan and Emily Ryan-Davis – Review

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by Elise Logan  and Emily Ryan-Davis

Katrina and Liam Holland have the perfect marriage, a home in the trendiest part of Baltimore, and a scorching sex life. As another Christmas approaches, there’s only one thing still on Kat’s wish list: Hunter Croft. But she made peace long ago with his decision to choose the marines over their relationship. Until seeing him again arouses feelings she thought were in the past…

Hunter has spent a decade outrunning his attraction to both Kat and Liam. But now that he’s stateside, his self-control crumbles when he comes face-to-face with the two people who star in all his favorite fantasies. Their reunion is both erotic and emotional—and has Hunter wondering if three’s really a crowd, after all.

Liam can’t imagine his life without Kat. But he can imagine a future where the three of them live and love under one roof. Liam and Kat have shared their bed with other men, but Hunter is the only one who could ever have a place in their hearts. And this holiday season, Liam intends to make their dream a reality.

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Menage with a love connection is what you will find in this book, and it hardly gets any better than that.  Our M/M/F begin with friends since childhood who come with lots of unreslove issues including abandoment so it is hard for these folks to attache to each other. Both Hunter and Liam were in love with Katrina, and Hunter and Liam had an attraction to each other.  Through a series of events, Katrina always thought Hunter chose a Military Career over her, so she married Liam.  When they reconnect and become a triage/menage it is unbelievably awesome.  Imagine having a career in the Military and how the Command would feel if they discovered you were bi-sexual, or having a sexual relationship with a married women…..even if you were invited by the husband into their bed, it would be “conduct unbecoming of an officer.”  Hunter has to decide if loving these two are worth the price of his career.  I love this book, it is full of good loving and lots of kink.

4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Unexpected Consequences (Isthmus Alliance #3) by Sloan Johnson – Review

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by Sloan Johnson

Zeke Reed lives his life by his rules, the biggest one being that he refuses to settle down. Through the years, it has become a running joke amongst his circle of friends that his condo would be well served by the installation of a revolving door.

That’s what makes his friendship with Mary and Jeff work. All three of them are looking for some no-strings-attached fun. Until fate steps in, making them all take a look at what’s been developing while they’ve been busy fooling around.

Unfortunately, every decision in life has consequences. When you choose to openly share your life with more than one person, things get complicated. Will Zeke, Jeff and Mary be able to stand together as the world tries to pull them apart?

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ReviewWow, what a wonderful read.  We have Mary, Zeke, and Jeff who stumbled into a menage relationship.  Zeke is bi-curious but has never before had a relationship with another man before Jeff, and the three throughly enjoy their fun time together.  When Mary is injured there can be no doubt that they are all in love with each other.  This is a full novel with all the difficuities of coming out to your friends and family that you not only have a menage relationship but are also bi-sexual.  This book was just so real for me….with real problems, real feelings, jealousy, jobs in jeopardy, men fighting to dominate the other, rejection from friends and family, just real pain and the consequences that come with making a decision to be together in a M/M/F relationship.  There is lots of loving and lots and lots of Kink that makes this one of my favorite books this year.

5 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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Conklin’s Blueprints (Conklin’s Trilogy #1) by Brooke Page – Review

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by Brooke Page

Recent graduate Becca Stine’s all to perfect and predictable life went spiraling out of control when her supposed childhood friend committed the ultimate betrayal. Following college, Becca attempts to bury the pain by retreating into a dangerous lifestyle with her best friend, Jamie Rae. She decides it’s time to grow up after being irresponsible, broken, and out of control. To Becca’s horror, her only option is to return to her hometown of Grand Rapids. Worried she will forever live in the shadow of her prominent family’s notability, Becca decides moving is her only opportunity to get her feet back on the ground. With her best friend in tow, Becca reluctantly heads home to attempt to live her ideal life.

Little does Becca know the owner of the architecture firm she lands a job with has an intriguingly mysterious son. Tyler Conklin is infatuated with Becca, yet is apprehensive about a public relationship because of his hidden baggage. Not wanting anyone to know about his slight obsession with her, their potential relationship must be kept a secret. Will Becca put up with Tyler’s untold story for long? Will she tolerate being his secret?

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ReviewThis is Book I of a triology and if the other two books are anything like this one, you will not want to miss it.  Our H/h are Tyler and Becca and anything but a typical couple.  Becca has lived a priviledged life and Tyler’s life has been even more priviledged.  Still they both have major unresolved issues, family disfunctions, and still they are drawn to each other like a moth to a flame.

Becca walks in her dorm room and finds her best childhood girlfriends riding cowgirl on her fiance and is devestated.  Rather than confront the two cheater’s and tell them how she really feels she thinks it was her fault: not cute enough, not slim enough, not outgoing enough, etc. Following graduation she returns home to Michigan and begin working at Conklin and soon meets one of the infamous Conkin’s brothers Tyler.  Tyler first sees Becca when she volunteers to pay for a womans coffee and bagel when her credit card will not go though, he is touched by her genuine kindness and later delighted when he finds she is a new employee at his company.

Tyler has more baggage than a luggage shop and trusting women is at the top of his list, but there is something about Becca, a wholesomeness that he has never found in other women.  The only problem with staking his claim on Becca is, that when his father finds out, he will want her too.  Becca believes it is because she is not good enough, not slim enough , not outgoing enough.  Becca plays a wimp for much of this book, till one day, all hell breaks loose and she tells everyone exactly what she thinks.  Woo Hoo….I loved this and so did Tyler.

There is so much more to this book than a good contemporary romance with lots of good lovin, some mystery, more unattached brothers with issues, and a father that has made a deal with the devil that no one knows about. You will get a HEA with Tyler and Becca, but there is so much to discover and I can’t wait for Book II and III.

 4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Seduction in the Sun Box Set (Masters of the Shadowlands #3) – Review

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The Seduction in the Sun Box Set: 9 Sizzling Romances set under the hot sun… 1000 pages!

Indulge in nine scorching romances that will whisk you away from the winter chill… with steamy new adult, sexy billionaires, and alphas wielding ribbons and rope, these books by bestselling authors will take you someplace very hot indeed…

HANDS ON WITH THE CEO by Cat Kalen

When a self conscious college sophomore takes an au pair job in Greece, sitting for a gorgeous billionaire CEO, she knows he’s just the guy to give her the sexual experiences she’s looking for. Too bad he’s hands off. Or is he?

ONE HOT WINTER BREAK by USA Today Bestselling Author Sharon Page

College student Mia Reynolds just broke up with her long-time boyfriend, Ryan, and gets an offer she can’t refuse from billionaire’s son Jonathon Powell: a week at an exotic resort. Jonathon’s wicked games intrigue Mia. But ultimately, is it Jonathon she loves… or Ryan?

SOMETHING BORROWED by New York Times Bestselling Author Adriana Hunter

What do you do when the one man you were meant to be with already belongs to another?

For Dana Marshall, new wedding planner and curvy single, “always the bridesmaid, never the bride” is the story of her life. But when she is assigned to help manage a dream wedding for an important client, nothing can prepare her for the encounter with the insanely handsome groom…

DEBT OF HONOR by New York Times Bestselling Author Opal Carew

Held captive by a domineering sheikh…

…and made to pay for a crime she did not commit.

Angelica couldn’t believe that hopping off a plane during a refueling stop to search for one-of-a-kind souvenirs could lead to so much trouble. Now she is detained in an exotic country by a devastatingly handsome sheikh… and ends up in his harem.

HOW TO TRAIN A LOVER- A SAVAGE INERACTIVE by New York Times Bestselling Author Daire St. Denis

Tessa’s off to spend some much needed R&R in the Greek Isles on the luxury yacht of playboy billionaire and sexual dominant, Alander Papadakis. However, when Alander breaks one of her golden rules, her holiday plans take a turn and she jets off–solo–to the island of Lesvos where she happens upon a mysterious young man from her past.

VEGAS HEAT by New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Hawkeye

Anna Phillips and her husband Austin are in a marital rut. In a last ditch attempt to save their marriage, they decide to take a road trip. The destination? The Last Temptation Resort and Casino in Vegas… which is also a BDSM club… with an enticing stranger.

BREAKING FREE by USA Today Bestselling Author Cherise Sinclair

A submissive, Beth must yield to become aroused, but after a sadistic husband, she’s too scared to give up control. The last thing she wants is a ruthless, powerful Dom. But that’s just what she gets.

THAT ONE TIME by New York Times Bestselling Author Marian Tee

23-year-old Ayah Chandler believes in love at first sight, and she should – since it only took that one time for her to fall head over heels. Billionaire Nic de Koningh grew up trusting no one but himself.

Review

Well, let me start by saying this is just the best  bundle of Authors: Best Selling with NY Times or USA Today….How could you possibly go wrong? Since there are nine stories included in this bundle let me just say, You have sweet, hot, some hot hot, some smoking hot, and some I cannot believe my Kindle did not catch on fire hot. The stories range from the Wedding Planner falls in love with the soon to be groom, to Menage with BDSM elements, all taking place in the tropics.   This may be the best bargin I read in a long long time so you cannot go wrong.

4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Unholy Matrimony by Audra Red – Review

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by Audra Red

After a wild night out in Las Vegas with the boys, Ben can only remember one thing from his evening of drunken debauchery… dark, scorching eyes. Those eyes belong to a sexy bartender and former stripper named Mason, who shows up on Ben’s doorstep a week later with a suitcase and a marriage certificate in hand.

Their matrimony, a night of wild and dirty sex, is anything but holy…especially when Ben’s fiance finds out. What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas!

Warning: This 48,000 word novella contains sexual graphic scenes with a dash of romance that will make your heart melt.

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Review

I was given a ARC for an honest review and let me say, this is one hot novella. (It was short but oh so sweet)  Ben and his best friend Lucas take a few days away from the office and head out to Las Vegas.  Ben has a Long term relationship with Genevieve, but is clearly not happy so he tells her that the trip to Vegas is business related.  Ben gets drunk out of his mind, and falls head over heels for Mason…That’s right, another man and they end up at the Chapel of Love. Ben has little memory of all that he has done when he wakes up alone the next day, but the evidence in the room, indicates somebody had lots and lots of sex.  It is just hallarious.

I laughed out loud so many times while reading this book,  and yet a sadness in both of these character that makes them grab the first bit of happiness that they have had in a while and go to the extreme of getting married.

Mason shows up with his suitcase and marriage certificate in hand, and Ben almost strokes out, when Mason threatens to disclose his secret.  Imagine trying to introduce your girlfriend/fiancee to your one night stand husband.  This is an awesome hot kinky read and well worth the read.

 4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Playing the Playboy (Heirs of Damon #2) by Noelle Adams – Review

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by Noelle Adams

Laurel will do anything to save her Santorini inn from the powerful Damon family, and that includes manipulating Andrew Damon, the man they’ve sent to get her off the property. Andrew might have a reputation for being irresistible to women, but she won’t have any problem resisting him. This is war, after all, and the Damons drew their weapons first.

Andrew has spent most of his life chasing women and wasting time, but he’s determined to do his duty by his family, even if that means ousting an infuriating (and gorgeous) widow from the inn that legally belongs to the Damons. He doesn’t expect to fall for her. And he definitely doesn’t expect to discover that he’s been played.

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Review

 

I had the pleasure of reading the story of our H/h Andrew and Laurel and they are one hot couple, in exchange for a honest review.  Andrew has come to Santorini Greece, a small tropical island, representing his families company to take back the small Inn that Laurel was given by her deceased husband.  Laurel has researched this powerful family online and knows she is dealing with the rich playboy who was into extreme sports and serial dating and not the business mongrel the other brothers are.  She plans to intice him into a,”Quicky,” before he knows who she is, hoping to compromise his integrity and keep her Inn. Turns out she does not have the stomach for being underhanded, but there is a mutual attraction and chemistry brewing. It appears that love is in the air.

Andrew is ready to step up in the business and leave his philandering ways behind.  He has been sent by his uncle to explain that Laurel inherited the property illegally and get her to vacate the property.  Laurel tells her story and eventually find the documents to prove she is the rightful owner and Andrew believes her. Once the mongrel brother gets involved, he convinces Andrew that he has been played.  Andrew is told that she was once arrested for prostution, worked at a strip club, and of course became the trophy wife of older rich man….He is devasted and when he confronts Laurel she offer nothing but tears.  I was all about Team Andrew and Laurel, and then this has to happen…..sighhhh  Well the story is not over, and there are many questions left unanswered which I am dying to find my answers to.  There are three other nephews so I am sure many more stories to tell and answers to my questions from book l. There are several Hot love scenes, but no kink yet…This series is well worth the read.

4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

Faltering (Book 1) by Julia Danes – Review

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by Julia Danes

One exotic location, one sex-filled week, one secret to hide …

Bad luck. Emma’s life has been full of it lately. Abandoned by her best friend. Stranded in a foreign country without cash or a passport. She’s ready to give up her dreams of an exotic adventure and head home. But when a sexy stranger offers to help how can she say no?

A challenge. Alec Hawthorne is handsome, charismatic, and used to getting what he wants. So when he spots Emma, alone and in trouble, he can’t resist pursuing her. But meeting Emma threatens to undo all his carefully laid plans.

Consuming desire. Emma didn’t plan on finding romance while studying abroad, but that doesn’t stop her from from being seduced by Alec’s intense, demanding charms. When he asks her to spend the week with him how can she refuse?

Difficult choices. Little do they know their instant attraction spells trouble. When Emma finds out the secret Alec’s been keeping can she learn to trust him again? Is Alec willing to give up everything he’s been working for to be with Emma?

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Review

Quick easy read but no surprises which is often the problem with short stories, but since this is part one of a series maybe more depth in the characters and plot will develop. Emma is rescued while traveling in Egypt after she has lost all her money and her passport. Alex steps up offers to help and they end up spending a hot hot week together before she returns home to school. Emma fears she will never see or hear from Alex after returning home but a few weeks later he shows up at her door….Later she finds out that he is engaged….so there is a cliffhanger till the next series….Both of these folks are dealing with trust issues and a fiancée that has no intention of just letting her man go…Lots of lovin’ and a little kink will be found between these pages.

3 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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Three and a Half Weeks by Lulu Astor – Excerpts, Reviews and Giveaway

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His instructions begin in the hotel room.

“Do you have a garter belt?”

“No. But I do have silk stockings that stay up without a garter. Do you want me to wear those?”

He nods. “And your black stilettos, please.”

It’s not until we get in the taxi that he makes his next request. Once he gives the driver an address, he leans in to whisper in my ear. “Take off your panties.”

I am sitting in the taxi in New York City with Ian Blackmon. The Ian Blackmon of Wall Street, Forbes and People magazine renown. Before our chance encounter, I’d never heard of him. Now I see his name and likeness everywhere I look. Before our encounter, I’d never even dreamed of meeting a man like him. Now I share intimate moments with him. Before our encounter, I’d never been tied up and ravished.

Now I am… frequently.

My name is Ella Strong. Welcome to my brand-new world.

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Excerpt #1

“You know, it’s said that offering one’s throat to another, an alpha specifically, is the sign of ultimate submission, Ariel. It’s the most vulnerable position in which to be. I can wrap my hand around almost the entire perimeter of your lily-white throat.” His big hand follows his words and his thumb presses down ever so gently on my windpipe but releases it instantly.

Slightly shaking his head as he gazed upon me, he murmured, “A woman who can send an artist running for his brush. Just your slender, elegant neck alone is inspiration enough.” As he admired each part of me verbally, he paid homage to it physically. I knew there was a distinct possibility that I might reach a climax long before we joined together.

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Nevertheless I keep it up. When I feel him get even harder than he was already, I stop and wait a few moments. Then I start up again. While I’m rubbing him, I kiss his throat, lick his ear, suck his earlobe, and finally bite his neck—hard. As soon as he feels my teeth sink into his flesh, his eyelids flutter closed for a brief moment, and then he grabs my hand, roughly leading me out of the club and right into a waiting taxi. I can’t help but smile.

After giving the driver the address of the hotel, he leans back and looks at me. Seeing my triumphant grin, he merely raises a brow. “Battle conceded, war still up for grabs,” he says as his hand goes back up my dress.

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Lulu Astor is a New York City girl, born and bred. She met her husband at a doggie play group in Tribeca in the ‘90s and together they embarked on adventures, moving first to Chicago, where their first son was born, then on to Santa Fe, New Mexico, followed by Los Angeles, Cali. Eventually they headed back to NYC where their second son made his debut shortly thereafter.

Beginning her writing career with nonfiction, she began writing short fiction (her first love) in grad school, moving on to longer works shortly thereafter. She wrote the Complements series in 2010, and it was published on KDP in 2013. Three and a Half Weeks was initially conceived as a short story but evolved into a full-length (very full) novel as time went on.

Immersing herself in fiction (whether reading or writing) every minute possible, she also teaches writing and literature as an adjunct professor in the New York-Connecticut area where she currently resides. Her books are available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, and Goodreads. You can follow her on Facebook, Goodreads, and Twitter (reluctantly).

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Sweet Baby Jesus, I am in love with this book.  Whewww

When you have BDSM, virgins, Billionaire’s, love, Alpha males, scorned lovers, and the Russian Mafia….what more could you ask for?  This is a 400 page novel and you will get your HEA but not before you are dragged through hell and back with a big smile on your face.  Most often I whine because books are too short to develop the characters, and then when they are longer, you feel the writer has just (yadda, yadda, yadda.) with filler but this is certainly not the case.  I loved every last page of this book and never skimmed one page because it was just that impressive/interesting.  This writer had something to say and I did not want to miss a thing.  You get a POV from both the H/h and you  will feel their pain, joy, excitement, fears, anticipation, and the love and lust drips off each and every page.

The secondary characters, (friends and family) are very interesting too.   So much in fact, the next three books: Complements, A Force of Nature. and Between us, are all about the supporting friends and family and you can bet I will be reading these books.  I love details, suspense, kink. good loving. and good, bad. and ugly folks all included in my book……..and trust me, you get all of that and more.  I am stingy with my, “5” ratings, so trust me, if I had had more stars, this book deserves it.

5 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by Geri

A new author for me, which I always love reading new to me talent. I enjoyed the story .. mostly, its hard for me to get into a story when I don’t care much for the lead character. Again loved the story line, not Ella so much. Granted maybe the Dom should have thought his proposal through and moved on. (smiles)

Ella a virgin, fresh and innocent. That was her saving grace, remember how we all start out as a new sub. Pushing the lines, forgetting the rules. Walking around shocked and embarrassed slipping a giggle in as well.

Ian is a Dom not as intense as I’ve seen ones before but yeah He is a Dom. The train of thought for a lot of BDSM themed stories is something dark or tragic, hell even a broken heart, leads many Dom/subs to the lifestyle.. because its easier supposedly to keep ones feelings locked away…. grins lets see how that works out of Sir Ian.

I really thought that all the characters were filled out and the book length was good if not long (500pgs). I think also it runs you through various emotions a little bit of intrigue.. what romance isn’t complete without the Mafia in it (smiles). I enjoyed the BDSM scenes as well as the love, from the beginning Ella wanted to love and to be loved will she find it in a lifestyle she knows nothing about? Will she find it in the Dom that is afraid to love again?

I would gladly recommend this read to my friends… and Ill be looking for the next installments.. please enjoy.

 4 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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review by daria

First off , first time reading a book from this Author.. and just the name caught me.. Lulu Astor.. Great Job!!  My friends also call me Lulu short for Lourdes. 

We first meet Ariel (Ella)  Strong, innocent until she meets Mr. Ian Blackmon, gorgeous CEO, coming through the doors of the jewelry shop she works for.  Not knowing much asks her best friend Mariah about him, that’s he’s the most notorious Bachelor in Portland, never seen with the same woman twice. 

One day he asks her to come to his office after that day at the shop, because he cannot stop thinking about her.

” Ms. Strong—and I have to be honest— ever since that evening, I’ve had trouble getting you out of my mind…“ he perched on the corner of his desk and crossed his arms, “so I asked you here today to consider a proposition I’d like to put forward.”
 
And of course this has to do with BDSM, she never heard about much but from her friend Mariah, so she signed.  Hoping it can work, with this handsome man, but like 3 and half weeks, much time she spent with Ian, until the whipping night.  She had enough and left and went about to study, until almost year later she returned to the states, to Los Angeles, not Portland.  


But Ian Blackmon did not give up on her, he did find out what happened to Ariel and let her be, he returned to the states, tried to make some changes, and also one night, he need to get out, try to forget Ariel, when that night of all nights, Ariel shows up at the club with her friends, and sees Ian from afar, they meet eyes, and things get hot again between them too, like if they were not apart for so long.  Gosh did Ian miss Ariel, and so the feelings mutual.  But Ariel gets a proposition of a job to work in New York, and Ian does not like the idea, and this is where all the commotion comes about because his Ex, Natasha, from Russian family, Russian Mafia, and did a lot to sabotage Ian’s Blackmon company and life, this story keeps you wanting to change pages, its a page turner, you will not be disappointed, the sex, the love story, the will to trust, and learn from one another, they meet Daniel, who went through a similar story like Ian, and Daniel has Ian’s back and helps him to move ahead with his company.

My first read by this author and I loved it, it kept me in suspense, loved the sex scenes, the BDSM, and how Ian and Ella could handle anything as long as there was truth in the relationship.  Great Read, you will not be disappointed, long 500 pg E book, but well worth it.  Yay!!!  

5 of 5 LOVE TAPS

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