Tempt Me by Diane Demetre – Book Review

Tempt Me by Diane Demetre is a romantic story of Michele. 

Michele is a forty-two year old woman who is recently divorced. She decides to explore her singledom passionately. She meets Mark who is a said under cover cop. He unveils a sexual side of Michele which she never knew existed in herself. After a week, Mark goes back to his wife. 

Michele meets another special man Nick who woes her. Though Michele thinks that he is not her type in the beginning, Nick proves her wrong. 
The story is all about where these both intriguing men stand in Michele’s life by the end of the story. 

These two men play a very important role in Michele’s life. There are many erotic scenes in the book. The three girlfriends of Michele are wonderful and supporting. The story as a whole is entertaining but I didn’t see the end coming. A quick read but not my kind of book.. 

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Another Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton – Book Review

Another Shot by Stephen Anthony Brotherton by is an interesting novel. Jo-Jo comes searching for Freddie almost after thirty years. After their teenage love affair, they parted ways and moved on with their lives. How does the reentry of Jo-Jo in Freddie’s life affect him?

The rekindling of their love brings back so many memories, untold feelings and apologies. Freddie and Jo-Jo both are still in love with each other but they dont know what to do with that love. The timeline in the story is unique.

The author also mentioned a thing or two about certain mental illnesses, broken families and kids dealing with their broken parents. The best part is the author wrote this story inspired by some true events in his own life. An entertaining book. The pace felt a little slow in between the pages but the story as a whole is very sweet.

The Killing Tide by Dani Pettrey – Book Review

The Killing Tide by Dani Pettrey is a romantic fiction. Finn Walker a special agent with the Coastal Guard Investigative Services who is investigating the death of a Coastal Guard officer. Investigative reporter Gabby is hiding from a mafia leader whom she put behind the bars. Finn and Gabby who are stuck together investigate the serial deaths of the coastal guards.

Finn and Gabby love each other but remain calm in the fear of losing each other. Finn tries his best to keep Gabby safe while Gabby is a strong and brave journalist who won’t give up a story for any reason.
During the investigation, Finn and Gabby fall in danger’s way many times but their determination finally helps them unravel the suspense and the killer and also catch a big smuggling racket.

A sweet story of love, family, suspense and second chance. I loved it.

Letters to a Stranger by Mercedes Pinto Maldonado – Book Review

Letters to a Stranger by Mercedes Pinto Maldonado is a fiction where the protagonist Berta has to come back to Spain from London to settle the financials and properties after her mother’s death. Berta has a troubled childhood from which she runs away at the age of nineteen and builds a life of her own in London.

Berta has to face her childhood demons while she stays at the house where she grew up. When she tried to find answers from her past with the help of a private detective, she finds herself in trouble. Her nanny Teresa, pet cat Aris and her doll Neca are her only companions. She finds a bunch of letters in the attic and starts reading them. Berta falls in love with the writer of the letters who happens to be living far away in USA trying very hard to get back in touch with his love Yolanda.

The story’s plotline is a little flat but readable. I really wish Berta finally settled with Saul.

The Only Worlds We Know by Michael Lee – Book Review

The Only Worlds We Know by Michael Lee is a small book of poems. The poems talk about pain, loss, grief, addiction and people we love. I felt that the poems are very intense. There were a little loud and on the darker side but certain lines in the poems make you pause and re-read to understand the depth. There is a honesty in thee author’s words that exume an out of the world philosophy.

The pain in the poems hits the reader hard. It’s short but very strong. This book took me by surprise. Definitely a remarkable debut by the author Michael Lee!