THE WILD HIGHWAY (Runaway #2) by DEVNEY PERRY

“What do you want from me, Easton?”
“For you to get the hell out of my head.”

Wild Highway by Devney Perry is another small-town romance in the Runaway series, a series we’ve fallen utterly in love with. We say it time and time again, Devney Perry writes the sweetest emotional romance. This series is every hopeless romantic's dream. Low on angst and high on character chemistry, having that addictive second chance romance aspect we love so much. Whilst each book can be read as a standalone we’d highly recommend reading in order as the thread of the storyline continues in every instalment.

Reading Wild Highway had us feeling like we were reading with a permanent smile on our face. Yes, it was emotional too, however, the sweet romance was the most prevalent and what a gorgeous and swoon worthy romance it was. An easy and fairly quick light-hearted read, Wild Highway is a wonderful addition to the Runaway series.

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THE WILD HIGHWAY (Runaway #2) by DEVNEY PERRY

FRAUD (Antihero Inferno #2) by LILY WHITE

5 STARS!!!

‘That’s what Gabriel and I are and have always been. A natural disaster. A destructive calamity. A storm so devastating that any person caught in its wake is left confused and stumbling.’

The Inferno men are devious and cocky arseholes, all sacrificial pawns and products of cruel and criminal fathers, brought up in a hate fuelled environment, leaving parts of them broken. These men are tethered by a brotherly love and fervent loyalty to each other in their passion to break the cycle of cruelty by their families. Violence begets violence. Games are a consequence of wicked behaviour, hurt and terror. Pranks have dire consequences. In Fraud we learn more of what sparked a series of events in the lives of the Inferno and secrets are revealed. However, we are still very much in the dark as to who holds what vital information, which will mean the Inferno can finally reap the vengeance they so desperately seek on their fathers.

Fraud had intense chemistry, buckets full of drama, hilarious banter and thrilling suspense. Lily White is absolutely WOWING us with this series, we have those fluttering butterflies in our stomachs knowing we’ve hit the motherlode of anti-heroes and knowing we have so many yet to read, yet wanting them all like right now! No question, the Inferno guys with their arrogant, game-playing ways have stolen our hearts in this rollercoaster ride of a series with all its twists and turns. We are OBSESSED!

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FRAUD (Antihero Inferno #2) by LILY WHITE

TREACHURY (Antihero Inferno #1) by LILY WHITE

‘You see, that’s what happens when you make a deal with evil. Everything goes fine until the day comes when he calls in his debt.’

We devoured this book, it was everything we love in the dark antihero romance trope. Treachery was evocative in its twisted intrigue and was written so passionately that we fell in love with every single character. The thin line between love and hate almost undetectable. The intricate web of the Inferno was chaotic and a tad confusing at times, so we can’t wait to learn more of why these nine men are the way they are, why they do the things they do and how far they are willing to go.

Lily White really doesn’t hold back. Her characters have no shame in their arrogance and no scruples in the ruthless hunt where these broken souls leave scattered bodies and broken minds in the dust of their inferno. Wickedly delicious!

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TREACHURY (Antihero Inferno #1) by LILY WHITE

THOROUGHLY WHIPPED by TILLIE COLE

5 - Feelgood laugh out loud - Stars!!!!!

“Harry, since we met, we have been meteorites crashing together, knocking each other off course. I can’t imagine two more unlikely people trying to strike up a friendship. “

What can we say about this book? Hmmm…we know! We bloody LOVED it! If you want to escape, swoon and laugh your tits off, then READ this BOOK! It’s that simple. Escape into a rom-com that’s hilariously funny and every bit the 5 star read! What a fantastic read!

In these trying time, we really do need some light relief, something to make us forget everything around us, and Thoroughly Whipped gave us all that! A sizzling sexy, seductively steamy, wickedly funny and swoony heartfelt romance with an enemies to lovers and opposite attracts themes that spoke to every single part of us! Oh gosh, we ate up every morsel of this story!

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THOROUGHLY WHIPPED by TILLIE COLE

NO PRINCE by STEVIE J COLE & LP LOVELL

“Everything I did was because I loved you.”
“Then I don’t want your love because it hurts.”

No Prince by Stevie J Cole and L P Lovell was reminiscent of those bad boy romances we used to love. The type of stories that are just so messed up you can’t help but fall in love with them in all their ugly and raw hopelessness and fierce passion. These two Authors nailed the sense of despair, the gut wrenching fight to not repeat the mistakes of those who came before and that inherent survival instinct of those who must fight in life to stay above the waterline and keep breathing without drowning.

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NO PRINCE by STEVIE J COLE & LP LOVELL

YOU DESERVE EACH OTHER by SARAH HOGLE

We LOVED this one!

“Relearning you has been the best thing that's ever happened to me.”

 What a fantastic read with an interesting twist on the enemies to lovers’ trope! With Naomi and Nicholas hellbent on antagonising one another at every opportunity, it’s more a lovers to enemies to lovers’ theme and we lapped up all the funny, crazy, heartbreaking and beautifully emotional moments!

A little reminiscent War of the Roses/Mr and Mrs Smith (though without the violence!), we were completely dazzled by, and invested in the characters, the romance and the eventual outcome of Naomi and Nicholas’s story. Not to mention swooning crazily over Nicholas. This guy… we loved him! If you love the enemies to lover’s trope, you need to grab this book!

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YOU DESERVE EACH OTHER by SARAH HOGLE

WAITING FOR MY QUEEN by GEORGIA CATES

‘The story will begin like this: Once upon a time, a devil fell in love with an angel.’

It’s been a while since we last read a Georgia Cates book, so we were so excited to see this Author was releasing a mafia romance set in the 70s, and a dark one at that. Waiting for my Queen did not start gently, rather it had quite the exciting and powerful beginning.  We were immediately drawn into the mafia romance of Emilia and Luca and were compelled to find out how this anti-hero could possibly redeem himself in Emilia’s eyes. After all, his atrocious acts of dominance and control were not forgivable in our eyes.

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WAITING FOR MY QUEEN by GEORGIA CATES

IF YOU GIVE A JERK A GINGERBREAD (Reindeer Falls #2) by JANA ASTON

“It’s Christmas, Ginger, and anything is possible at Christmas. Have a little faith in the magic.”

If You Give a Jerk a Gingerbread is the second book in Jana Aston’s scrumptiously funny, sweet and sexy Christmas romp series. This novella features Ginger, the sister of Holly from The Boss Who Stole Christmas. These novellas are completely standalone, however, why only have one slice of Christmas cake when you can eat the whole damn thing and guarantee a complete Christmas indulgent satisfaction?!

We’ve completely fallen in love with this town, the setting, the people and the romance of it all. Jana Aston has completely wooed us and we’ve become addicted to everything Reindeer Falls. We just cannot get enough, and whilst we’re excited for the last book, The One Night Stand Before Christmas, which is the last sister, Noel’s story, we’re kind of gutted that this’ll be the end. We could keep reading these all the way through December!

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IF YOU GIVE A JERK A GINGERBREAD (Reindeer Falls #2) by JANA ASTON

LOVE HURTS DUET by M ROBINSON

“I want a guy who wants to be with me. The one who will do anythin’ to make me happy. The man who puts me first before everythin’ and anyone. I want the fairytale, my own Prince Charmin’. I know my worth, and I won’t stop till I find him. I refuse to settle. It’s just not in me.”

We loved how Monica Robinson turned this duet around and we found ourselves rooting for Harley and Jackson. The misunderstandings, the secrecy and the pretence all combined in conspiring to stand in the way of a true love. Harley and Jackson’s very own chaotic version of love. It was quite the emotional rollercoaster and we absolutely wanted to bang their heads together a few times. What they both let stand in their way of finding true happiness in each other’s arms was agonising at times. Monica Robinson threw in a few twists, which we loved, and she made sure we truly felt those important emotions in Love You Now. There’s a fine line between love and hate and Monica Robinson got it just right in our opinion. Love will always win!

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LOVE HURTS DUET by M ROBINSON

DEVASTATED (Anger Management #1) by R.L. MATHEWSON

‘Over the past several months he’d become her best friend. He made her laugh, teased her, tormented her, made her feel protected; and those times when she struggled, he was there holding her and letting her know she was safe. For the first time in her life, she felt…Whole.’

Devastated by R.L Mathewson has shot itself right into our top reads by this Author. We absolutely loved it. Having been huge fans since 2011, we found Devastated to have the trademark humour of RL Mathewson which we love so much, but with a brand new mature and emotional twist to her writing. There’s no question that whilst easily recognisable as a Mathewson story, Devastated shows a new side to her. There is something very special about a slow burn romance where the characters start off as enemies, become friends and eventually fall for each other. It was pure emotional angst peppered with humour and raw vulnerability.

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DEVASTATED (Anger Management #1) by R.L. MATHEWSON