Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Romantic Mystery Tour: The Dirty Blonde (Vic Fallon, Book 3) by Tim Smith

Book Information:

The Dirty Blonde (Vic Fallon book 3)

by Tim Smith

Genre: Romantic Mystery

Publisher: Extasy Books

About The Dirty Blonde:

Former cop Vic Fallon is content to live in Sandusky, Ohio on his disability settlement and take the occasional private eye job when he isn’t fishing. He doesn’t really want to get involved in a missing persons case, but when Amy Bergen comes to town from Tennessee looking for her estranged husband who's avoiding divorce court, Vic is instantly taken in by her southern charm and agrees to help her. His search brings him in contact with a local gangster wannabe, a crooked cop and a gambling syndicate. When another woman shows up claiming to be the missing man's wife, the case takes a bizarre turn. Can Vic find the wayward husband before all of his wives catch up with him? Will his feelings for Amy develop into something more than professional?

Amazon Purchase Link:  the Dirty Blonde (Vic Fallon Book 3)

About the Author:

Tim Smith is an award-winning, bestselling author whose books range from romantic mystery/thrillers to contemporary erotic romance. He is also a freelance photographer. When he isn't pursuing those two passions he can often be found in the Florida Keys, indulging his passion for parasailing between research and seeking out the perfect Mojito.

His website iswww.timsmithauthor.com

Blog Tour ~ Playlist and Giveaway: My Control (Inside Out Series Novella) by Lisa Renee Jones

mycontrol-300x450About My Control:

Mark's POV novella ~ I have lost the man I once was, letting guilt and heartache define who I am. Darkness has controlled me, and one woman has seen what no one else has seen in me, what I do not wish to exist. My hunger for her has driven me to the edge of sanity, but no more. She's about to find out that the Master has returned.

Purchase Links:

Amazon My Control (Inside Out)
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About the Author:


New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT SERIES, and is now in development by Suzanne Todd (Alice in Wonderland, Austin Powers, MustLove Dogs) for cable TV. In addition, her Tall, Dark and Deadly series and The Secret Life of Amy Bensen series, both spent several months on a combination of the NY Times and USA Today and USA Today lists. Since beginning her publishing career in 2007, Lisa has published more than 40 books translated around the world. Booklist says that Jones suspense truly sizzles with an energy similar to FBI tales with a paranormal twist by Julie Garwood or Suzanne Brockmann. Prior to publishing, Lisa owned multi-state staffing agency that was recognized many times by The Austin Business Journal and also praised by Dallas Women Magazine. In 1998 LRJ was listed as the #7 growing women owned business in Entrepreneur Magazine. Lisa loves to hear from her readers. You can reach her at www.lisareneejones.com and she is active on twitter and facebook daily.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Review: Torrent (Condemned #1) by Gemma James (Presented by Dark World Books)

About Torrent:

I’ve been obsessed with Rafe Mason since I was thirteen. The twisted part of this story is that I still want him, even now.

Now that he’s holding me captive on an island.

Rafe has his reasons for doing what he’s doing, and if I’m honest, I can’t blame him. I’m the girl who sent him to prison for a heinous crime he didn’t commit.

But now he’s free and the tables have turned…now he’s the one driven by obsession.

Content Warning:  

TORRENT is a new adult dark romance with disturbing themes and explicit content that includes sexual situations and violence. 

Intended for adult readers 18+ only. 

Book Details:

Part one of the CONDEMNED series.
This is not a stand-alone read.

eBook File Size: 968 KB
Print Length: 210 pages
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
ASIN: B00M0E4T56

Add to Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21827600-torrent

Purchase Links:

Amazon Torrent (Condemned Book 1)

Smashwords Torrent (Condemned, Book 1)

Barnes & Noble



Sapphyria's Review:

Torrent is all sorts of a fucked up novel.

Prologue:  Alexandria (Alex) was a 15 year old girl being brutally raped by her 21 year old step-brother Zach.  In order to do what she thought was the right thing at the time, she points her finger at her crush, Rafe, condemning him to 8 years in prison and spot on the sex offenders list.  He's had a very long time to think about what Alex did to him - she destroyed his family, friends, and budding UFC career.

He's allowed the hate to fester and change him in ways that the free world can never understand.

And now he's out and gunning for Alex.

I'm coming for you.

Alex knows she's in trouble when she finds that note in Rafe's handwriting taped to her door.

What follows is a dark and twisted tale of abuse - Alex not only continues to be raped by Zach, but after Rafe kidnaps her, the torture continues.  It's a tale sexual in nature and humiliating.  Above all, Torrent is hard core!  It starts tough and ends tough - there aren't rainbows and kittens woven in to soften the pain.

Fair warning - if this isn't your type of genre, I DO NOT recommend that you read it.  I'm pretty flexible in what I like to read and Torrent almost crossed the line.  I'm not a fan of rape, I'm not a fan of sexual abuse of any type, and the fact that Alex felt she deserved the punishments laid out by Rafe disgusted me.

This dark dark road, however, was very needed in the quest to unravel Alex and discover what possessed her to completely and thoroughly destroy an innocent man.  Everyone has secrets.  Unfortunately, Alex's secrets are dark, painful, and humiliating and they force both Alex and Rafe down a road that there may be no coming back from.

Gemma James' writing is fluid and strikingly powerful.  Her story is gritty and hardcore and not at all for the faint of heart.  The descriptions and emotions evoke responses in the reader - and that's part of what makes any story a great story.  If you decide to jump on this ride, please be seated, put your seatbelt on, and hold on for dear life - what you are about to undertake will rock you to your core.

Sapphyria's Rating:

About the Author:

Gemma James (a pseudonym for Christina Jean Michaels) loves to explore the darker side of sex in her fiction. She’s morbidly curious about anything dark and edgy and enjoys exploring the deviant side of human nature. Her stories have been described as being “not for the faint of heart.” She lives with her husband and their four children—three rambunctious UFC/wrestling-loving boys and one girl who steals everyone’s attention. Sign up for her newsletter so you don’t miss out on future releases!

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