Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tequila & Lace (Saddles & Racks #2) by Kimberly Knight ~ HAPPY RELEASE DAY

Tequila & Lace (Saddles & Racks #2) by Kimberly Knight

This is an adult contemporary romance novel (Rated NC-17)

Book Blurb

Army Strong and dripping with sin ...

Paul Jackson had his dreams mapped out. He’d graduate from high school, attend college, go pro for football, marry his high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. Until his high school sweetheart threw away everything he never knew he wanted. Throwing caution to the wind, he put his country's dreams before his own.

The Army was a perfect distraction from her. It helped him become a man. To serve, to protect, to fight, to become strong. But when Paul returns home after three tours, he knows there’s nothing better than sexy woman, a shot of tequila and a pocket full of cash. 

But he still thinks about her … 

Joselyn Marquez’s life changed the night of her seventeenth birthday. A forty-eight hour roller coaster trip sent her running for her life. She was homeless, and her family had disappeared. All odds were against her. 

But sometimes the odds work out.

Years later, she’s an FBI agent serving as an undercover escort to investigate sex trafficking in Las Vegas. When the investigation connects her past, will she be able to do the right thing or will she still keep running from the night of her seventeenth birthday?

Tensions will rise.

Sparks will fly. 

Passions will soar. 

And the past will come knocking …


Thursday, September 24, 2015

X (Kinsey Millhone #24) by Sue Grafton

X (Kinsey Millhone #24) by Sue Grafton

This is an adult mystery/crime solving novel (Rated PG-13)

(Three and a Half Lack Luster Hearts)

Book Summary

X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss.

X: The shortest entry in Webster’s Unabridged. Derived from Greek and Latin and commonly found in science, medicine, and religion. The most graphically dramatic letter. Notoriously tricky to pronounce: thinkxylophone.

X: The twenty-fourth letter in the English alphabet.

Sue Grafton’s X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim. 

My Review

Sue Grafton is one of a few authors that I’ve read so many book in a series. J.D. Robb and J.R. Ward are probably the other two.

While I normally love her writing and story, this one after two years of waiting fell completely flat for me. Kinsey is 38 and alone and I feel bad for her. It just seems that she will die alone even without Henry because he will outlast her.

Anyway, the story was too predictable and there wasn’t any twist I didn’t guess. I also think the whole neighbor thing pissed me off. The laws… Well, no spoilers.

Overall, I’m too invested in the series not to read the last few books (Y & Z). However, I hope that they turn out better than this one. And can Kinsey get a HEA, lol. Let her ride off in the series sunset not alone.

Audio Review
Judy Kaye does a wonderful job of narration and bringing the story to life.

My book boyfriend was Henry.

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