Review: Dare to Resist by Laura Kaye

dare to resistReviewed by Carrie

Brazen books are almost always a safe bet for me.  Now, folks that follow my reviews know I’m not crazy about novellas (even though I seem to be reviewing a fair amount of them these days), but when Brazen announced a new four book series featuring some of my favorite authors (ahem, Tessa Bailey), I jumped on the chance to review.   Laura Kaye kicks off the Wedding Dare series with this prequel novella. [Read more…]

Review: Hearts in Darkness

hearts in darknessReviewed by Jen

I’m not usually one for contemporary romance, but this short, sexy read actually hit the spot for me.  Not only was there great sexual tension and hot love scenes, it also featured a hero who’s tattooed and tough on the outside, but with a gentle vulnerability underneath. Win. And win again.

The entire story takes place in less than 24 hours, which immediately avoids one of the pitfalls of so many novellas. It doesn’t try to cram too much story and character progression into a scant number of pages.  It all starts when Makenna, a harried forensic accountant steps into an elevator with paramedic Caden Grayson.  [Read more…]

Review: Hard As It Gets

hard as it getsReviewed by Carrie

I had previously enjoyed a couple of shorter novels by Laura Kaye, so when I saw she was coming out with a romantic suspense series, I jumped all over it.  What I got was a little of a mixed bag.

Becca Merrit is in trouble.  Her brother, Charlie, has disappeared but not before leaving a cryptic note to find a man named Rixey who was on her father’s Special Forces team.  After getting no response from the police, Becca sets out to try to get this man to help her find her brother. [Read more…]