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Barclay Rothchester lost his wife three years ago. Of course he’s never going to find someone to replace her role, the one she did so perfectly. He’s sure its not going to be hippy dippy Ruby with her sass and rebellious ways.
Ruby is determined to give his daughters the Christmas they deserve. Now if only she can tolerate their father long enough to make that happen.
Are they both willing to put their stubborn pride aside, or will they risk losing the one gift that can’t be wrapped: each other.
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Misadventures at City Hall by Victoria Blue
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Dream You is told from the POV of Khwaab, the protagonist, and Ryan, her love interest. It was very clear how much in love they were with one another but were too afraid to say so. For the most part this is quite an easy read but the grammatical/spelling errors grated on me. I also had a bit of confusion when I came to the dream sequences because I didn’t always realise that Khwaab or Ryan were dreaming. For me, there was no spark to this story; nothing to keep me gripped in its claws despite it being easy enough to follow. There was no connection with the characters or their surroundings. The story was just… so, so which is a shame because the premise was promising; a forbidden love between cousins – although Ryan was actually adopted, not a blood relative. I found Khwaab to be quite immature and rude at times. This extract for example:
‘She gave me my room number but said I can’t go in there yet. Rather I should go after a few hours when the previous student leaves it for good. Can you believe it? She actually accused me of coming early!
So I also replied tartly, “Sorry I couldn’t tell the pilot to fly slowly or take halts. Nor could I have had somehow reached right in time when that student left, because I don’t know why but I didn’t get the dream about the freaking timings and plans of your so called ex-student’s going away. And you see England isn’t just a few blocks from here, for me to come walking according to your whims and fancies!”’
I just don’t get her attitude here. She would also have outbursts that didn’t make sense and there were scenes where Ryan would be talking to an imaginary Khwaab that just came across as weird and creepy.
For me, there was no substance and the story was lacking in detail. It was poorly edited and the structure needed improving. I felt like I was reading a first draft of a story. It’s such a shame because I really think this could have been amazing had it been edited and tweaks made.
The ending left us on a cliff hanger which came out of nowhere! Like, literally, nowhere! It just didn’t make sense within the story. Now, had Khwaab been shocked by the news, it would have made more sense, but she wasn’t. Or even if she had dropped the bombshell on Ryan herself as opposed to the reader finding out from her father, that would have made more sense. But no. I’m just left feeling really confused by this. Unfortunately, the book only gets 2 stars from me.
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There are bad hangovers, then there’s waking up married to your brother’s idiot friend.
On the trip of a lifetime, a drunken Wren and intoxicated Brody stumble upon a wedding ceremony and decide to tag along for the ride. But being spectators isn’t quite wild enough when you’ve got tequila in your toes, and before either of them can stop what they’re about to do, “We now pronounce you husband and wife.”
Once sober and home, the incompatible newlyweds try everything within their power to end their pantomime marriage. Unfortunately for them, the promise and vows they made to spend their life together now aren’t as easy to break as they’d once hoped.
Especially not when Brody starts to have a change of heart.
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A rockstar romance
by Vicki James
My favourite men of music.
Only one of them within reach.
The night before Presley West was due to leave our small town of Hollings Hill, all of my high school fantasies came to life. He finally wanted me. Eight years I’d spent pining, and now I, bar-tending Tessa Lisbon, was going to make damn sure I made that night count before the music industry stole him.
Never screw your idols. That’s what they say, right? Well, I did, and I did it well. So well, I somehow managed to screw my own heart in the process.
He gave me one night to convince him to stay. In the end, I begged him to go.
But that’s the thing about rock stars: they do what they want, when they want, and forever didn’t end up being as long as I expected.
Presley was back, and with his face, voice, and music now everywhere I turned, I officially had nowhere left to run.
Meet Vicki James
Vicki James is a pseudonym for Victoria L. James, taking her stories from heavy angst to heavy romance and bad boys you can’t help but fall in love with. She is, however, one and the same person so feel free to follow her on any of her platforms, be it Vicki James or Victoria L. James. Most importantly, enjoy the stories she tells, no matter what name she releases under.
I feel like Cherry Beats was written just for me. Like it’s some kind of fan fic I’d never got around to writing about Bon Jovi – even though it’s not about Bon Jovi – that Vicki had plucked out of my head. *happy sigh* And sorry, I mean, Bon “Fucking” Jovi as they’re so rightly called in the I novel. My, my, they will forevermore be known as that, now. This book just speaks to my soul!
“His voice lasers straight through our panties and plants itself over the g-spot we try to keep hidden, and then Rhett Ryan just keeps touching and touching and touching us until we explode.” – When you realise this is the perfect analogy of how Jon Bon Jovi’s singing makes you feel!
This book made my heart sing! It also broke it, too, and then made it soar again! It was beautiful! It was brilliant! It was everything my rock chick self could have asked for in a rockstar romance! Tessa, aka Cherry, had sass and wit! She was the coolest protagonist! Presley, her love interest, made me weak at the knees! Devilishly hot, unwaveringly confident and dripping with charm, with a pure heart that just wanted to be loved! Ahhh he was so dreamy! I couldn’t help but imagine him as Jon Bon Jovi, ya know, if he’d been the drummer.
I loved all references throughout the novel to bands and singers such as: Bon Jovi (obviously), Bryan Adams, Mötley Crüe and AC/DC – to name a few. Oh, and the king himself, Elvis Presley! There is also a killer playlist on Spotify to go along with this book that I listened to throughout and it made it even more special!
If you love a steamy rockstar romance then this one’s for you! This is one of the best books I’ve read this year! And Vicki James, aka Victoria L James, is right up there at the top with my fave authors!