Crystal Marie


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Power Series

Intense, emotional, trusting: the power exchange between a Dom and sub is a complicated, amazing thing. Power Series brings stories of this bond and the men who are fortunate enough to discover it—and the love of their lives.

 

Exchange

Hank had been admiring Master Thomas from a distance for months, but there had never been an opportune time for him to offer his submission to the Dom. Master Thomas had been dedicated to his sub… who was now flirting with everyone at the club except Master Thomas.

Their contract together was up, or so the gossips said, and Master Thomas looked as if he’d lost that shine of confidence that Hank loved to see in him. In fact, Master Thomas seems so miserable, Hank just might be prodded into getting up and doing more than just sneaking peeks at him.

With a little nudge from his friend … [Read More ...]

Power: Volume 1 (Exchange & Submit) by Bailey Bradford #mm #review @BaileyBFun4Me


For a Hollywood heiress, Ruby Barrett has always lived a somewhat unsensational life. Her talent combined with her name had gotten her a good job, and she is engaged to marry the only boyfriend she has ever had. Her life is good – good enough to be some people’s dream, but she finds herself wanting more.

When she gets the opportunity to spend her twenty-fifth birthday at Rojo, a destination BDSM resort in Las Vegas, she knows she can’t pass up the opportunity – even if it means leaving her reluctant fiancé behind for good.

Jase Oliver lives life by his own rules. A club owner by day, and a confirmed bachelor by night, he has never felt the urge to settle down. He’s always known that happily ever after isn’t on the cards for him.
His playboy ways have never been an issue, yet suddenly he can’t help the … [Read More ...]

Claimed (Vegas Nights Book 2) by Rayanna Jamison #mf #review @RayannaJamison @BlushingBooks


In Harm’s Way
Harm Boland has lived on the fringe of the biker culture his whole life. Not surprising since his grandfather was one of the founding members of the Hungry Ghosts motorcycle club. Two years ago he left his love Ellie behind and went on the road. Harm is called back home when his Oma Tam passes. He has promised to honor her and perform the rituals so she won’t wander as a ‘hungry ghost’. Suddenly, Ellie is on his doorstep and Harm is elated, but it is short-lived. Harm finds the darker paths he’s traveled on have caught up to him.

When Ellie is taken as payment by the leader of Hung Jury MC, Harm vows he won’t lose the woman he loves again. Raw, the leader of the Hungry Ghosts, once said, “You can’t out-ride love, Dutch-boy.” Now, he’s riding right to it.

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Hungry Ghosts MC by Leah Grant #mf #review @loveunleashed



Author Note: The stories in this novel have been previously published as separate books. They contain m/f, m/m, m/m/f and BDSM sexual practices and are intended for readers of legal age in the country in which they reside.

Soul Stealer
Born at the creation of time, the Soul Stealer feeds on the malevolent and immoral auras to survive. She has honed her skills by enticing her meals to lay with her.
But by attracting the attention of a soulless life-drinker, her very existence begins to change but will she allow it?

When Beasts Bite
Jordy, manager at Shadows and Nick, Ex-Special Forces and Marine instructor, are best friends. Both are garouls.
Everything changed when they accidently touched intimately; both enjoyed it. Neither will admit it. Jordy’s abducted and Nick must rescue him.
Will he be able to make Jordy remember his humanity & love?

Barely Restrained
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Shadows Bundle by Brenda Cothern #mf #mm #mfm #mmf #review


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Rose, a detective with the NYPD, tries to battle her frustration from a family visit in New Orleans the only way she knows how: With a one-night-stand. She doesn’t find out until later that the other woman is New York-based designer Payton Smith. They see each other again and the attraction flares once more, but things soon get complicated: Rose isn’t out in her workplace and doesn’t want to be. Payton is out and proud, but she carries issues with her she evades with the help of beautiful designs, and sometimes, a bottle. They both have a long way to go. Can they make it together?addtogoodreads_zps55cd15da14Crystal Marie_s RamblingsTAG

This was a quick read for me.  It was kinda predictable, but it was enjoyable at the same time.  Rose and Payton started out as a one-night stand, but it ended up becoming something much more.

One thing that was different about this book, … [Read More ...]

The Design of Everything Perfect by Barbara Winkes #ff #review @demeter94


A Skin Deep, Inc. Novel

Fighter pilot Jon Russell never sleeps with the same man twice. Known for his lack of shame when it comes to hooking up, Jon has no interest in commitment—even friends with benefits sounds like too much work.

Matt Huffman has slept with lots of women. He’s had loads of girlfriends. So why does the hot as hell pilot getting a tattoo as the result of a lost bet stop his breath? And how come he can’t stop thinking about him, even after he’s gone?

When Jon returns to Skin Deep the second time, he doesn’t want another tattoo. He wants to hook up with the gorgeous artist he spent hours agonizingly close to, and Matt wants to explore some curiosity about men. Fulfill the desire he can’t stop fantasizing over. And he wants to do it with Jon.

As their casual hook up becomes more … [Read More ...]

Pounding Skin (Skin Deep Inc. #2) by L.A. Witt #mm #Review @GallagherWitt @SMPRomance



Disclaimer MaleTAGNicholas Layton, fresh off his mission for the Mormon church, attends Falcon Pointe University with plans to enjoy his final year of freedom before he gives in and marries his long-term girlfriend. But when he meets a group of gay men, some of whom are ex-Mormons and some who practice loving physical discipline, he finds he is more comfortable with them than anywhere else. Suddenly, he’s straddling the line between good Mormon and gay man.

As an added bonus—or problem, depending—he meets Ethan Kierk, who is good-looking, fun to be around, and who wants to be with him. Nick tries not to think about dating a man, but he can’t help it. He wants Ethan, and that terrifies him.

To avoid his feelings, Nick steels himself to propose to his girlfriend but breaks things off at the last moment. Instead, he jumps headlong into a relationship with Ethan, and it … [Read More ...]

His Right Choice (Men of Falcon Pointe #4) by Thianna Durston #mm #spanking @ThiannaDurston @dreamspinners


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Matthew Darcy is a romance writer in a rut. He’s been stuck on Chapter One of his new book for as long as he can remember, and so has his love life. But when his on-the-side job as a flower delivery guy puts him in the right place at the right time to save the life of billionaire banker Calvin Croft, Matt’s life takes an unexpected detour toward romance.

With billions to his name, Cal Croft has everything… except someone to love. But is Cal’s paparazzi-pursued life something that Matt is willing to take a chance on? Can a struggling romance writer who delivers flowers have anything in common with a handsome billionaire with his own Lear jet? And could the secret that Cal’s keeping tear these two lovers apart—just when their romance begins to blossom?

Ya know – to be honest I started this book thinking that it was … [Read More ...]

The Billionaire’s Boyfriend by Geoffrey Knight #mm #review


Talon’s deadly abilities are spiraling out of control. Desperate to keep Finn safe, Talon struggles to protect the man he loves with all his heart, and not become the greatest risk to Finn’s life.

Finn has no choice but to offer himself as bait for the evil forces kidnapping enhanced children, facing danger he is untrained and unprepared for, and he is having to do it alone.

Does Talon have one last fight in him? Will he slay everyone who wants to destroy Finn and the team, or will he finally discover that to defeat their enemy and the ultimate threat, the biggest battle he has to face is one with himself?

I want to start this off by saying — I honestly don’t think that you can read this book as a standalone.  For one, it’s about the same main characters as the previous book and for two, there … [Read More ...]

Who We Truly Are (Enhanced #2) by Victoria Sue #mm #review @vickysuewrites @dreamspinners



Temp worker David Evans has been dreaming of Dr. Alun Kendrick ever since that one transcription job for him, because holy cats, that voice. Swoon. So when his agency offers him a position as Dr. Kendrick’s temporary office manager, David neglects to mention that he’s been permanently banished from offices. Because, forgiveness? Way easier than permission.

Alun Kendrick, former Queen’s Champion of Faerie’s Seelie Court, takes his job as a psychologist for Portland’s supernatural population extremely seriously. Secrecy is paramount: no non-supe can know of their existence. So when a gods-bedamned human shows up to replace his office manager, he intends to send the man packing. It shouldn’t be difficult—in the two hundred years since he was cursed, no human has ever failed to run screaming from his hideous face.

But cheeky David isn’t intimidated, and despite himself, Alun is drawn to David in a way that can only spell … [Read More ...]

Cutie and the Beast (Fae Out of Water #1) by E.J. Russell #mm #review @EJ_Russell @RiptideBooks


Samantha Becker is a busy and talented trauma surgeon with no time for nonsense. Her sister may have a special Shifter Gene, but Sammie is fairly certain she doesn’t have it, and she’s happy with her life the way it is. She doesn’t need the complicated Shifter lifestyle, and she certainly doesn’t need Liam Keller: Alpha cougar, Mayor of Cougarville and undercover billionaire. She hates him, but Liam is unable to get the curvy surgeon out of his head.

But the Shifter world isn’t ready to let Sammie go. She’s being stalked by someone who’s desperate for Shifter hormones, and Liam takes it upon himself to protect Sammie from harm. Things begin heating up between Sammie and Liam, but will they have to succumb to their inner animals in order to save Sammie’s life?

Cougar Bait is fun, sexy and will take readers on an emotional thrill ride.

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Cougar Bait (Cougarville #2) by Evangeline Anderson #mf #review @EvangelineA @SMPRomance


Disclaimer MaleTAGMax Tremblay should be happy. His night club, Frantic, is one of the most popular gay clubs in Toronto, and his childhood refuge, Ringside Gym, is well on the way to reopening. But when he finds yet another drunk in the alley beside the bar, Max isn’t sure this is the life he truly wants.

Grady Barnes has it all. He’s rich, famous, and wants for nothing. Well, nothing but a good relationship with his father. When he discovers that his father is going to force him into an arranged marriage, Grady has had enough. He tracks down Max, the man who got him to safety after a night of overindulgence, and makes him a proposal: pretend to be his fiancé for two weeks and he’ll invest in Ringside Gym.

When the pair travel to Vancouver to attend a family wedding, the flames of their mutual attraction ignite, and they … [Read More ...]

Faking It (Ringside Romance #2) by Christine d’Abo #mm #review @Christine_dAbo @RiptideBooks



Koko, a Lolita J-Pop mega star, embarks on a Eurasian Tour with both of her lovers, brothers Julian and Liam Van Zant. She calls Julian Daddy; his brother Liam is her Papi. Together, the three embark on a ménage à troi road trip like none other.

Following the recent death of her manager and adoptive father, Papa Ollie, Koko is mentally, physically, and emotionally barely ready to face a grueling road trip. Adding to her stress is a stalker, who shows up at the airport on day one. And while both of her men are loving and doting, will either of them be vigilant enough to keep her safe when her life is endangered?

Note: Although the protagonist, Koko, is well beyond the age of consent, she presents part time as a “little”; that is, she acts like a young girl. The sex in this series takes place between consenting [Read More ...]

A Little in Danger (A Little Bedtime Story Book 2) by Roxy Harte #mf #mfm #review @Roxy_Harte @loveunleashed


Disclaimer MaleTAGMeet the Beteferoce brothers. Five dragon shifters, each with a strong elemental power. And each with a fierce desire to find his soul mate.
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Deke has yet to meet a man who gives him a rush. Coast Guard rescue has kept the dragon shifter busy, but there’s no harder work than finding a mate. Then comes Bryan. Bearded and inked, the personal trainer turned mechanic smells of grease, sweat and red meat. How irresistibly human can you get? And when it comes to hot, slamming sex, they’re the perfect fit. Now all Deke has to do is to tell Bryan what he really is, and what he has planned for them.

Bryan has never met anyone like Deke, a consuming lover with a body so arousing it damn near hurts. And he knows how to use every inch of it. Yet he can’t shake the feeling that Deke is hiding … [Read More ...]

Seduced by the Tide (Dragon Soul #2) by Sean Michael #mm #review @seanmichael09 @CarinaPress


Becoming Rafe

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Eighteen-year-old Nephi Rafe Norton goes to Falcon Pointe University to find himself. Away from his conservative family, he hopes to discover if his attraction to men is the real deal. Encouraged to be someone a little different, he starts using his middle name. “Rafe” quickly makes friends, some of whom practice loving physical discipline, and lives it up—until midterms hit and he realizes he’s flunking statistics class.

When Scotland native Éigneachán Jackson Levlin offers to help, Rafe is eager to accept—not only because Levlin is a psychologist, but also because he’s out and proud and hot as hell.

As their relationship heats up, Rafe decides to spend one last Christmas with his family before he tells them. When his little sister outs him to his siblings, they turn out to be fully supportive, and he takes heart—until he introduces Levlin to his father, who brutally dismisses both of them. Now … [Read More ...]

Becoming Rafe (Men of Falcon Pointe #3) by Thianna Durston #mm #review @ThiannaDurston @dreamspinners