Friday, 11 August 2017

Review ~ Aim (Circle of Justice #3) by L.P. Dover

Title: AIM
Series: A Circle of Justice Novel
Author: LP Dover
Genre: Romantic Suspense Standalone
Release Date: August 7, 2017
When someone asks what I do for a living, I answer it plain and simple . . . I’m a hunter. I hunt the dregs of society and I’m very damn good at it.
I’m Ian Chandler, FBI agent and a member of the Circle of Justice, an organization of justice seeking vigilantes. My mission is to solve a string of ‘accidental’ hiking deaths occurring around my Wyoming town. When Grace Myers –a woman who’s been missing for days –shows up on my land, it turns out she’s the key to it all. Someone is hunting her, and I make it my duty to keep her safe.
However, the deeper I get into the case, the more dangerous it becomes; especially, now that I’ve fallen for the woman I have to protect. If hunting is the game, I won’t fail. I always hit my mark.

My Opinion

You should all know by now that I love an L.P. Dover book. As soon as I finish one I can't wait to get my hands on the next. Her fighters are still some of my all-time favourite characters, and I'm glad she's still linking her worlds across her books.

Aim held my interest and kept me turning the pages until the early hours of the morning. This series started off a bit rocky for me, but it has grown on me with every book I've read. The Chandler guys are definitely more interesting and I enjoyed Ian's story.

I would have like a bit more backstory with Ian and Grace's, but I enjoyed their relationship and the suspense element intertwined with it. The characters gelled well together with very little drama in their love life. It made the book an easy read.

Overall, I'm jumping into Blocked next, but I can't wait for Bryce's story. That one seems like it's going to be a good read.


Thursday, 3 August 2017

Review ~ Enrage (Eagle Elite, #8) by Rachel Van Dyken

Enrage (Eagle Elite, #8)
ebook purchased by myself.

Release Date: July 31st 2017

Publisher: Self-published

Part of a world I loathe.
Part of a family who hates me more than I hate myself.
Living with a girl who reminds me of my darkness.
I'm. In. Hell.
Also known as the Cosa Nostra.
My life was over the minute I stepped off that plane.
Son to a murdered mob boss.
Heir to a throne of murder and lies.
My name is Dante Nicolasi.
And there will be blood.

My Opinion

I think this is the first book I've ever stayed up and bought at midnight. I knew it was a mistake doing that seeing as I would get no sleep, yet I needed it. I haven't been able to read another book for the entire week because I've been waiting for this. Nothing else could pull me away from my intrigue over this story.

Now that I've read it, I'm so glad it lived up to my expectations and the other books in this series. Not that I really had any doubts on that. Eagle Elite is my favourite mafia series and Rachel is one of my favourite authors.

Enrage was a dark, emotional journey. I'm so pleased all of the original character featured more prominently in this book and were continued to be developed. I also liked Dante and El. The tension in their relationship was palpable and I couldn't stop reading.

I won't give away any of the story. But, if you're a fan of Eagle Elite this won't let you down. It was a great addition to the series and filled with everything I've come to love and expect of the characters and world.

I need the next book now! I can't wait until next year.


Wednesday, 2 August 2017

The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise #2) by Aly Martinez

The Brightest Sunset (The Darkest Sunrise, #2)
eARC received via InkSlinger PR in exchange for an honest review

Release Date: July 27th 2017

Publisher: Self-published


Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.


Words destroyed me.

“I’m sorry. She didn’t make it.”

“Daddy, he can’t breathe!”

“There’s nothing more we can do for your son.”

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never harm me.


Those syllables and letters became my executioner. I told myself that, if I didn’t acknowledge the pain and the fear, they would have no power over me. But, as the years passed, the hate and the anger left behind began to control me.

Two words—that was all it took to plunge my life into darkness.

“He’s gone.”

In the end, it was four soft, silky words that gave me hope of another sunrise.

“Hi. I’m Charlotte Mills.”

My Opinion

I couldn't wait to start this book. The second I finished the first one in the duet I needed this. Unfortunately the ARC wasn't quite ready so I had to wait, which basically meant checking my email every hour of the day to see if it had arrived. 

The Brightest Sunrise picks up where The Darkest Sunset left off. For that reason I'm not go into any details about the plot since this is the concluding book. 

While I didn't feel this book broke me as much as the first, it was definitely packed with emotion. It held my attention well and I couldn't put it down. I thought the story was intriguing and a roller coaster of drama. It had its dark and light moments and the author did a good job of balancing everything so that the book was well-rounded. 

The only thing I will say is I wasn't too keen on the end. Maybe it's just me, but it came too quick. 

Overall, I still prefer this author's Retrieval duet. However, this was equally emotional and two of the most heartbreaking ARCs I've had the pleasure of reading so far this year. 


The Brightest Sunset--Book Two in the Darkest Sunrise Duet by Aly Martinez

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