(Website, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads)Also by this author: Tangled, Twisted, Tamed, Tied, Baby, It's Cold Outside, Falling for Jillian, Flirting with Fire, Overruled
Narrator: Deacon Lee, Madeleine Maby, Rebekkah Ross, Sebastian York
Published by Pocket Books Publication Date: October 28th 2014
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New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling indie authors Jennifer Probst, Emma Chase, Kristen Proby, Melody Anne, and debut author Kate Meader come together to write a sizzling romance anthology.
Outside it may be frosty, so turn the heat way up with these stories of desire!
Can a determined woman executive and a playboy billionaire survive being stranded together in a snowstorm? Jennifer Probst depicts an encounter almost too hot to handle...
Drew and Kate play an encore to Tangled in this sexy take on a "Christmas Carol" by Emma Chase. When a Christmas Eve argument condemns Drew to a troubled night, three dream women teach him that no gift could be more tantalizing than Kate...
With Kristen Proby, ski slopes are quite delightful. Grace Douglas is sure she'll never learn to ski, but instructor Jacob Baxter could teach her lessons of a different kind...
Can a southern California transplant survive Montana's deep snows?Melody Anne, author of the bestselling Andersons series, melts the icy drifts completely away with the heat between sexy Hawk Winchester and brand-new teacher Natalie Duncan...
What could be hotter than a firefighter? Kate Meader shows how, as Brett Farraday and heiress-turned-tattoo-artist Lucy Cochrane discover, nothing ignites holiday flames like rekindling a lost love...
I received this book for free from NetGalley, Simon & Schuster Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
This anthology was really great to read and listen to. There are a lot of snow, a few firefighters, some car crashes, old loves, new loves, handsome men and a lot of steamy sex. I really enjoyed it. Great stories from great authors.
Searching for You by Jennifer Probst
Book review: 4.5 stars
The first novella of the anthology was so good. Riley and Dylan are the perfect example for the saying “There’s a fine line between love and hate”. It’s not that they hated each other, but there was definitely huge tension between them since they met ten years ago in college. In the present, they are reunited in a very particular circumstance: The perfect match of Kinnections. I haven’t read the other books of the series Searching For, and now, after reading and listening to this great novella, I will read them all.
What I liked: The characters, the plot, the sex – HOT HOT HOT – and the end… Wow. It was perfect.
What I didn’t like: The sudden change of POV was confusing.
Audiobook review: 5 stars
The narration of Madeleine Maby was amazing. Her voice was smooth and beautiful. It reminded me of one of my favorite narrators, Grace Grant. I loved the voices she made for Dylan.
It’s a Wonderful Tangle Christmas Carol by Emma Chase
Audiobook review: 5++ stars
Like i said in my book review, this novella was like a christmas present for me, i can’t thank Emma enough for Drew Evans. And this audiobook narrated by Sebastian York is perfect. Sebastian’s voice is so Drew, it has the perfect, smooth, soft, sexy, male tone that I imagine Drew Evans has. I have a friend who I discuss every detail about Sebastian’s narrations with, and we agree in this: SEBASTIAN IS PERFECT FOR DREW. I love to listen to him when Drew is being all playful with Kate (Love the “Bells Jingle” laughter), when he’s thinking about how perfect Kate is for him, when he’s thinking about his son James, and I even love when he’s being a bastard, yes, because he’s my favorite bastard of all time (Sorry Bennett Ryan, Drew is now my bastard #1).
Saving Grace – A love under the big sky Novella by Kristen Proby
Book review: 4 stars
This was a good story. The duo POV was perfectly written, very real for a man and a woman. Getting to know what Grace and Jacob were thinking and feeling was the best. It was a little difficult for me to connect with the story at the beginning, but when Grace and Jacob met and the story went on I was totally hooked. Jacob is def my new book boyfriend. His british accent was my undoing. I love their sense of humor, they were so playful, it was easy to be around each other.
Audiobook review: 4 stars
Rebekkah Ross has a beautiful voice, it was perfect for Grace. It was so funny when she tried to make Grace’s fake british/scottish/australian accent when she was making fun of Jacob. It was the best. I also love how Rebekkah made male voices. Deacon Lee was awesome. Oh. My. God. I love when he does a british accent. I love how he speaks, his pronunciation is perfect and I could hear Jacob’s feelings throughout his voice.
Safe in His Arms by Melody Anne
Book Review: 3.5 stars
This was a good novella. I liked how they met, even though I didn’t like how Natalie and Hawk were set up to meet each other. I liked the sexual tension between them and how much they both fight with it, but the attraction couldn’t be denied and they finally gave in to it. Natalie was so stubborn and Hawk was too patient. And the sex was so hot. Way too hot. Hawk is def one sexy character.
What I liked: Hawk’s family. Hawk being a firefighter *day dreaming*. Natalie asking for forgiveness. And the ending. I loved what he said to her. So romantic.
What I didn’t like: Natalie being so bitter at so young age.
Audiobook review: 4 stars
Rebekkah Ross and Deacon Lee did a great job, especially Deacon. I love how he narrates his characters. He gets into them and shows every emotion with his voice, and he did exactly that with Hawk. My favorite parts of the audiobook were in Hawk’s POV. Rebekka did good with Natalie, and she made me like her despite her annoying personality.
Rekindle the Flame by Kate Meader
Book review: 5 stars
Ay Dios Mio, que caliente! (Oh My God, that was hot) I loved this story. The characters were amazing. Beck is my first Novio Literario Latino (Latin Book Boyfriend). He was super hot, has the most beautiful blue eyes, he speaks with very sexy spanglish and he is puertorican! I totally saw Ricky Martin with blue eyes. HaHaHa. Darcy was a great character. She’s strong, independent, and she does whatever the heck she wants. It was great reading both of their POVs. He was so sweet and she was so happy with his sweetness. She had to hide what she was feeling in her heart but she didn’t hide what she felt between her legs and Beck was willing to “take her to that place” as many times as she allowed him to. I love their background, how they reconnect and most of all, the end of this short story. Yes, that’s what I didn’t like about it, it was too short. I want more Beck, my new sexy latino book boyfriend.
Audiobook review: 5+ stars
It’s not a secret that I love Sebastian York fiercely. He is just amazing. He has the sexiest, deepest voice in the world. Listening to him saying “Querida” and “Te necesito” in spanish was seriously the best. He did amazing as Beck. I have to be honest, when the narration was starting I was thinking about Drew Evans, but when he said “Hey Amigo”, Drew left the room and Beck Rivera walked in. Madeleine did a stunning job narrating Darcy’s POV. and her spanish was great too. I was in shock when I listened to her saying “Besame el culo” (Kiss my ass). I was laughing out loud at that part, but Beck’s answer cut my laughter and made me blush! Amazing audiobook.
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