Archive | May 28, 2014

Review- 3013 Claimed- Laurie Roma

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As one of Earth’s greatest leaders, Commander Jax Spartan lives his life by a strict code. Dedicated and alpha to the core, he is the epitome of what every Elite solider aspires to be. Second-in-command Sullivan Archer rules by his best friend’s side, and together they form an unstoppable force that few are foolish enough to challenge. Jax and Archer have always known they’d share their chosen, but their hearts have already been claimed by the woman they’ve vowed will belong to them.

Alliance scientist Serra Lysander is a genius who has kept the planet safe with her inventions. She’s lived a sheltered life, separated from society by her brilliant mind and her overprotective mother. The only time Serra has truly ever felt accepted is with the two men that will cost her everything…

When danger leads Serra straight into the arms of Jax and Archer, they will do anything to keep her safe, even claiming her despite the fact she is off limits. With the future of the Alliance on the line, will their love and dedication be enough to save them, or will they be too late to stop the growing threat from destroying them all?

 

Cara’s Review

Claimed is the second book in the 3013 series, and as soon as I finished it, I swooped back and bought book 1 Mated.  Claimed is an awesome, fun, sexy afternoon read.  Filled with intrigue, love, treachery, and an awesome heroine, heroes, and secondary characters, this book is an absolute win.

Earth has greatly changed in 3013, as a result of an attempted alien invasion, and an Alliance formed with other aliens.  Serra Lysander is a brilliant scientist, and her two mates, Jax Spartan and Sullivan Archer are strong warriors.  Sparks certainly fly when these guys meet up again!

I’m absolutely fascinated with this world, human culture is so different and changed- and the genetic modifications are certainly interesting.  There are several different alien races also mentioned, which I’m excited to learn more about.  I definitely can’t wait to explore this Universe in much more depth.

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SSLY recommended read

Chacter Interview – Master Addison- Club Mystique- Mardi Maxwell

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Introduce yourself. What book are you from? Are you the hero, heroine, villain?

As you know I don’t do interviews. I’ve decided to talk to you for two reasons. First, I’ve watched other interviews you’ve done and I admire your work. Second, this is the only interview I’ll ever do and I’m hoping it will get the paparazzi off my back. So, as you know, I’m Addison Matthews Ramsey. My mother was a famous Irish singer, Fiona Matthews, and my father was Cooper Matthews. I’m their only daughter and the heroine in TO LOVE AND OBEY. It’s the first book in The Doms of Club Mystique series. It should have been named TO LOVE AND DISOBEY though. ((laughs)) I’m not very good at obeying.

How did you come to your author’s attention?

As much as I hate to admit it I sort of brought this on myself. You see, they say I’m a meddler but I’m not. It’s just that Cooper taught me that information was power so I gather information. Turns out I’m really good at it. The only person I could never get any information on was Cade. Everyone was too afraid to tell me anything about him. He can be intimidating if you get on the wrong side of him. ((giggle)) Well, just about everyone is on Cade’s wrong side, except me. (wink))

Did you give your author a hard time when she was writing your story?

I gather information. I don’t release it unless I’m forced to by Cade. So, I’d say I gave her a hard time. Cade was worse than me so that’s some comfort. He can be a stubborn ass. ((covers hand with mouth)) Don’t print that. I’ll get a spanking. ((covers mouth again)) Don’t print that either.

What do you do for a living?

I own a boutique in Rendezous Texas and I also chair The Addy Foundation for Children. It’s a charity for children my mother began when I was a child. She traveled all over the world, singing. We have branches everywhere. My mother made sure of that. No matter where she sang, she would visit one of them and she said she always felt that in some way I was always with her.

Who is the love of your life?

Cade Ramsey. He’s the oldest of five brothers. His parents died when Cade was eleven. He and his brothers were adopted by Jake and Katherine Ramsey. I met him when I was thirteen years old. He was nineteen. It was love at first sight. At least it was for me. He thought I was a pest and, of course, I was. I followed him and spied on him and anytime he dated anyone I did everything I could to interfere. ((stubborn look on face)) I chose him. He belonged to me and there was no way I was ever going to let him get away.

What was the first thing you noticed about him/her?

((laughter)) Have you seen him? He’s gorgeous. 6’5″, muscular, black hair, intense green eyes, and a wonderful smile. The first thing I noticed about Cade was…Cade. All of him. It was like the world faded away and it was just the two of us. I know I was really young but I knew the moment I saw him that someday we would be together. I just had to grow up, and make sure he didn’t get married before I could. That’s when my career as a meddler began…spying on Cade. ((giggle)) You wouldn’t believe some of the things I did to him.

What’s your greatest fear?

Losing Cade. Nothing else scares me.

What’s your motto in life?

“It’ll be okay. Trust me.” Cade would say that to me everytime someone tried to kidnap me and he had to save me. I would be scared out of my mind and he would hold me and whisper that phrase to me, over and over. So, now, I believe it and I say it because he taught me to believe it.

How do the other characters in your book view you?

I’m friends with Jenna Parnelle, Cassie Edwards and Ravyn Templeton as well as Marisol Rios. Cade loves me. His brothers thought he was too strict where I was concerned and they told him to loosen the reins a little. ((grin)) Now they wish they’d kept their opinions to themselves because I’ve been running wild and I’ve got plans for all of them. Matchmaking plans. I just love a happy ending, don’t you?

What do you think reader will find interesting about you?

I’m always up to something and I usually manage to stay one step ahead of just about everyone but Cade. He’s tough to beat but I try my best to keep him on his toes.

What is the kinkiest thing you’ve ever done?

((blushing)) I don’t think I’ve done it yet. I heard rumors that Cade was insatiable but, wow! I mean really I have to hide out some days just to get a moment to myself. ((fans self)) You wouldn’t believe some of the things he’s done with me. ((more blushing and a wiggle)) Is the interview about over? I just remembered something I need to, er, tell Cade.

Will we be seeing you in future books?

Of course. I’m not going to be happy until all of Cade’s friends are in love and married.

What makes you happy?

Cade and my family which includes all of his brothers and my friends. I was an only child so I love having a family.

What makes you mad?

Besides people who keep things from me? People who are mean, especially if they’re mean to my friends. And, of course, people who try to kill me. ((frowns)) I don’t know why so many people want to kill me. ((shruggs)) I don’t really worry about it though. That’s Cade’s job.

BLURBS:
The Doms of Club Mystique series.
TO LOVE AND OBEY (The Doms of Club Mystique)
What can the outcome possibly be when a Dom with a vanilla plan goes up against a stubborn red-head with a D/s plan? Cade Ramsey has decided to give up the BDSM lifestyle and settle down with the perfect wife, Addison Matthews. Addison is determined to prove to him she’d be the perfect sub and wife.

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JACKSON’S SUB (The Doms of Club Mystique 2)
Who will win when a stubborn Dom comes up against a determined sub? A year ago Jenna Parnelle spent one night of passionate submission with Jackson Ramsey before he sent her away. Now he wants her back but she’s not willing to risk her heart again.
Buy at www.bookstrand.com/mardi-maxwell
http://www.amazon.com/author/MardiMaxwell
http://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/Search?Query=mardi+maxwell
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/mardi-maxwell

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THEIR TEMPORARY SUB (The Doms of Club Mystique 3)
Catching Cassie Edwards was the easy part for twin Doms, Luc and Logan Ramsey. Keeping her will be the hard part. The men hunting her want to kill her. Luc and Logan are determined to not only keep her alive, but keep her forever.
Buy at http://www.bookstrand.com/their-temporary-sub

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