"It's Monday! What are you reading?" is a fun meme hosted by Kathryn @ The Book Date. This is where we share the books we have read the last week and our reading plans for this week.
She’s an ex-cop and he’s the head of a crime syndicate.
Heat turns to sizzle and hearts combust when they find themselves wanting more than a few hot nights between cool sheets.
After a shoulder injury ends her respectable career as a police officer, Mak also known as Madison Abigail Kinlock turns to the seedy world of private investigations by default. Now her job consists of cheating douchebags and baby daddies dodging child support. Things can’t get much worse.
Moon controls Arizona’s largest crime syndicate. His bronze skin and blue eyes leave a girl breathless even when that girl knows he’s bad news. Moon doesn’t give a flying fig what Mak thinks; he wants her—ex-cop, bad attitude, and all.
How does she resist the dark side when her body craves Moon’s searing touch? Things only get hotter in Phoenix when Mak finds herself in a deadly situation and must turn to Moon for help.
He’ll help but there’s a price.
The Arizona desert sizzles and it's Hotter Than Hell.
Alex Gomez is the enforcer for the largest crime syndicate in Arizona and makes no excuses. His hands are covered in blood and the lines between right and wrong blurred.
Celina Thomas has a deadly secret. Only money can fix her problem and she needs a lot of it, quickly. She’s gifted with a body and face that men are willing to pay for. She makes the decision to enter the world of high class escorts but her heart cries at the injustice.
One night with Alex and Celina’s plan turns upside down.
One night with Celina and Alex’s heart of ice begins to melt.
Celina’s secret could kill them both. Can she trust Alex and place her life in his hands? Can Alex let her escape regardless of the consequences?
Passion ignites as Alex and Celina sizzle with burning need while death lurks on the sweltering Arizona horizon.
In today's society, it's important to remind children that embracing their own individuality is a wonderful thing. Enter Chumbalina, a princess who enjoys eating so much she becomes an outcast. However, the tables are turned when a gluttonous giant comes to the kingdom and she must rescue everyone doing what she loves most, eating.
Chumbalina, the main character in this children's picture book, is teased for the way she looks and how much she eats. By viewing the world through her eyes, children will walk away recognizing that true beauty comes from within.
Chumbalina the Plump Princess teaches children to respect differences and find inner beauty in all of us! It embraces self-love, self-esteem and acceptance.
Books for Review
Lucy Goodwin knows more about horse breeding than a proper young lady should. Her brother’s thoroughbred business has given her purpose and independence, but when an accident leaves her solely in charge, despair and destruction threaten her every move. Trapped in an impossible position, Lucy must do the right thing and watch their dreams crumble, or save their livelihood at a cost too great to bear.
Lord Philip Lyton, Marquess of Chalifour is a member of the prestigious Jockey Club, dedicated to eliminating cheating in horse racing. Trouble raises its ugly head when his business partner falls foul of an accident and he’s suddenly forced to deal with the man’s sister, who seems alarmingly out of her depth. Chalifour respects Lucy’s steely resolve, but knows that single-mindedness can be the most dangerous trait of all.
She might be beautiful and beguiling, but Lucy Goodwin is keeping secrets and Chalifour is determined to find out what they are.
An uphill quest for love.
Nearly thirty, over-endowed with curves, and under-endowed with boyfriends, Gillian Shaw’s life is not going to plan. Still hopelessly in love with her childhood friend and neighbor Jack Larson—who only sees her as his best pal—she clearly needs to make some changes. Realizing she’s never going to get her happily ever after with the man she loves, Gill decides to date a nice bank manager in her first step toward a new life. She’s going to put her feelings for Jack behind her no matter how much it hurts.
Jack loves Gill. He always has. She’s been his side-kick since school. Suffering with him through his failed marriage and has been a second mom to his six-year-old daughter. Seeing her in a relationship that gets serious way too fast is causing him sleepless nights. He’s worried that she’s rushing into things and worried that he’ll lose her friendship. But most of all, he’s worried that all this time he’s been a complete idiot, and the way he loves her might not be the way he’d thought.
When Jenny Warwick is asked to provide cover for a DEA agent so he can infiltrate the small town where she lives, she protests none of her neighbors would be involved with drugs. Reluctantly agreeing to provide a cover story for the agent, she soon finds the man expects more than a mere place to stay. Before long everyone in town thinks there's a romance blooming between them.
Only Jenny knows it's part of Kyle's cover. Or is it?
When Killian MacGregor, the hottest quarterback in the NFL, eyes the perfect pair of female legs, he spends an hour tracking the gorgeous woman in a room filled with rowdy teammates until one gets out of line.
Rebecca Cavanaugh, a long distance runner for the state team, intimidates boys and men with her quick wit and majestic height. The pre-season jock party isn’t her scene, but she’s roped into attending to provide her sister a sober ride home.
Hiding in the kitchen to avoid the athletic sex fest, a drunken thug forces Rebecca to her knees, and waves a giant ding-dong in her face. Before Rebecca can extricate herself from the hairy situation, an unknown champion saves the night. When Killian assists Rebecca off the floor, she’s stunned into silence while staring at the sexiest man alive.
Will Killian’s bad boy rep and Rebecca’s need for commitment, make this the most impossible “Play” of the season? Or, will Killian’s haunting past and need for victory destroy the most important game of his life?
How about you? What are your reading plans this week?