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Review: DEADLY TARGET by Misty Evans

Title: Deadly Target (SCVC Taskforce, #9)

Author: Misty Evans

Category: Romantic Suspense

Source: ARC received from Author

Reviewed by Amy

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Get ready to hold on for this blockbuster of a hit with Deadly Target by Misty Evans. I know this book isn’t on the big screen but it sure should be. I felt like I just watched an intense movie that had me covering my eyes at some scenes and yelling at the characters during another. Evans delivers an emotional, complex, exhilarating story that will have you glued to the pages so you don’t miss a thing. In addition to all the betrayal that is going on in Deadly Target, we are also in the midst of a passionate love story between the two main characters…and perhaps another. It’s got everything I love in a good book.

When I have to set a book down because a scene is just about to get real and my emotions can’t quite handle the upcoming action or raw emotion, I consider it a job well done. The fact that Deadly Target could affect my emotions to the point I had to take a break, speaks volumes of Evans’ story telling ability. I love that I am affect physically when I read this book. Deadly Target made heart beat quicker, tears in my eyes threaten to overflow because of what I was reading. It’s that good.

Victor Dupe is the Director of the west coast FBI and Olivia Fiorelli is a US Marshal, who introduced to us in Deadly Holiday. They are a couple that you instantly love from the beginning. Their interactions are easy going and the chemistry is off the charts between these two. Evans does a fantastic job with their love story and I am so glad that Victor finally gets his love story!

If you are looking for an intriguing, sexy, romantic suspense, give Deadly Target a read. It stands alone, so if you haven’t read any of the other SCVC Taskforce books, you won’t be missing anything. And if you have read the other books in the series, you definitely won’t want to miss this one!

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Review: TASTING FIRE by Kelsey Browning

Title: Tasting Fire (Kingstons, #2)

Author: Kelsey Browning

Category: Romantic Suspense

Source: ARC received from Author

Reviewed by Amy

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Tasting Fire by Kelsey Browning is such a good story. It’s entertaining, suspenseful, funny, sexy, and hard to put down. Cash and Emmy are a great couple and their journey to happy ever after is filled with undeniable chemistry and respect for one another. Browning also takes each reader on a journey of self reflection. Having Emmy look at her life throughout this story has caused me to do the same. I felt a little lighter in spirit at the end of Tasting Fire.

I have always enjoyed Browning’s contemporary romance books filled with humor and sexy times. She can always make me laugh, but I have really enjoyed her romantic suspense books as well. This story was unique and not at all what I expected when I started the story, which I loved! The twists and turns where exciting. The action scenes were well written, and the medical side of the story was fascinating.

Tasting Fire has so much going on which makes the reader hang on every word so they don’t miss a thing. I enjoyed the many aspects of this book – some very serious, incredible scenes that made my heart hurt, other playful ones, and still others with so much passion I felt warm and happy all over.  That’s what makes this book so great!

If you are looking for a romantic suspense story that will capture you from the first page, take you for an emotional ride, and leave you feeling happy and hopeful, give Tasting Fire a read.

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Review: CRAVING HEAT by Adrienne Giordano

Title: Craving Heat (The Kingstons, #1)

Author: Adrienne Giordano

Category: Romantic Suspense

Source: ARC received from Author

Reviewed by Amy

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The hot small town sheriff and the superstar football player make for a great romantic couple in Craving Heat by Adrienne Giordano. If you have read the Steele Ridge series, you need to give The Kingstons a read. If you haven’t, well, this is the first book in the new series, so this one is for you, too. Giordano entertains her readers with another book filled with suspense, fun, and romance!

Maggie Kingston is the youngest sheriff in Steele Ridge history and feels like she constantly has to prove herself. She takes care of everyone in the county, but who will take care of her? Jayson Tucker is a professional football player looking to lay low for a bit while a potential scandal rocks his world.  He is is enjoying his time away from the big city and a lower pace to life. Maggie and Jayson are able to give each other exactly what the other one needs. Their chemistry is undeniable and Giordano does a great job of balancing out their romance with the rest of the story.

The conflict in the book is intriguing and I am always excited to watch Giordano unfold a mystery. There is a lot going on in Craving Heat and it keeps the reader interested and flipping pages knowing the story could take off in several directions. I couldn’t wait to get to the end yet didn’t want it to end. I always enjoy supporting characters and Reid and Grif from the Steele Ridge series show up in Craving Heat quite a bit, which is great. If you like romantic suspense, give Craving Heat a read. You will fall in love with the characters  and enjoy the story from beginning to end.

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Review: UNHITCHED by Jamie Farrell

Title: Unhitched (Misfit Brides, #7)

Author: Jamie Farrell

Category: Contemporary Romance

Source: ARC received from Author

Reviewed by Amy

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If you are looking for a fun, flirty, quick romance, give Unhitched by Jamie Farrell a try. This is a great story about a couple who did the whole Vegas marriage only to part ways shortly after, assuming they were legally divorced. Ten years later, Tarra realizes the divorce didn’t get filed so she takes the papers to Ben, her husband she hasn’t seen in ten years.

Farrell writes an engaging story from start to finish from the dialogue between the characters to the romance and chemistry between the stars of the book, and Tarra’s wacky family back in Bliss. It is all fantastic!

If you haven’t read a book by Farrell yet, give Unhitched a read to get a taste of her writing! If you already love Farrell’s books, you must add this one to your list!

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Review: NO REMORSE by Skye Jordan

Title: No Remorse (Manhunters, #2)

Author: Skye Jordan

Category: Romantic Suspense

Source: ARC as part of Review Team

Reviewed by Amy

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No Remorse by Skye Jordan is the second book in the Manhunters series and is so incredibly good. It’s one of those books where you are flipping pages like crazy to find out what is going to happen but then sad when you get to the end because it’s over.  The plot of No Remorse is original and engaging and the characters are well developed and you fall for them.

Austin is in love with his daughter Mirabella and will do anything to protect her. Everly is tasked to go in undercover as a nanny as part of an operation to return Mirabella to her grandmother, who has legal custody. But when Everly notices things aren’t quite what they seem, she struggles between what she believes is right and the duty to her team. As if that isn’t enough, add in little Mirabella who is captivating in many scenes and you have a book that has you hanging on every word so you don’t miss a thing.

Jordan does a fantastic job with No Remorse. She allows the readers to fall in love with Austin and Mirabella and struggle with Everly. The pacing of the story was right on and I could not put it down. Jordan drops the reader right into the story and makes them touch, feel, and hear what is going on. It’s great!

If you like romantic suspense, give No Remorse a read. It is the perfect balance of suspense, edge of your seat action, and passionate romance – the perfect blend of everything I love in a story. I can’t wait to read more books in this series!

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