Aria Adams-Invaded

This really has been a big month for Aria/Katie. This is her 3rd release in a month. She’s a busy, busy, busy lady. Since this is an Aria, you know that it’s going to be dark, and boy howdy, Invaded sure did have some dark sections.

This one takes place on another planet. Earth colonized this planet, then started sending over the dregs of society. They all live in a huge complex called the Stack. The Stack is a dystopian, fascist state, the higher up you go, the richer you are and the more powerful you are. Anything below level 40 and you are exposed to radiation and basically left to rot. If you do something wrong, you face some not-very-nice consequences. That includes being given to Grande Pharma. Grande Pharma isn’t very nice. They conduct nasty experiments on people and create horrible illnesses that they unleash on the people on the lower levels. And Aspen has just been given to Grande.

After twice failing in another project, Grande has the perfect plan for Aspen. They knock her out and when she wakes up, she’s in a bloody room with an alien. An alien with a really large cock and one who is really fucking pissed. He informs her that she is his newest fucktoy and he is her Master.

Keth is one of the natives of the planet. Humans have pretty much taken away everything from Keth, including his freedom. They’ve now stuck him in a room where they try to run all kinds of psychological experiments on him. They send in women to try to spy on him, and he fucks them and kills them. Now they’ve sent in Aspen. After all, she is just expendable trash from the lower levels.

Aspen is also very stubborn, with a rebellious streak. She’s not going to bow down to Keth, no matter what. But then she realizes that he can get into her mind and control her body, so she’s going to do what he wants her to, no matter what.

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I’m sitting here trying to figure out what to put down here, but I’m not sure what to put here. I found the book ridiculously hot, except for when Keth made Aspen lick the blood up off the floor, but the rest? Yes, please.

That’s all I have to say today. Go check it out! It’s a quick and easy read. Happy reading!

Loki Renard-Brute

Oh, my chickadees. Nine-foot tall alien? Check. Cock as big around as your wrist? Check. Rebellious heroine who has no plans of submitting any time soon? Double check. Definitely sounds like Loki Renard has written a new book. And Brute is filllllthy. Soooooo filthy. Like take 3 showers and still feel hot and bothered filthy.

So here’s our story. It’s far in the future and Earth is nearly depopulated. Things are crumbling, the infrastructure doesn’t really exist much anymore, and humans are leaving the world as they can, because there just isn’t much left on Earth. However, Pyxel isn’t planning on leaving anytime soon. She’s got a horde of stuff that she is saving, as part of Earth’s history. But, there is one chip that she’s currently selling. She needs the money to make sure that she can maintain her stuff.

Crash and Farti are traders. They’ve spent months and months on the way to Earth so that they can get this truly valuable chip that Pyxel is selling. When Crash, who is ginormous and keeps Farti safe, goes out to meet the seller, he sees that Pyxel’s leg is hurt and he wants to take her back to his ship to fix it. That’s when he realizes several things, including the fact that Pyxel really likes it when he punishes her.

This is a pretty quick read, with some really hot scenes in it. The first big scene between Crash and Pyxel was pretty much off the charts let’s turn this shit up to 11. Pyxel is a very stubborn character. She isn’t going to give into anyone. It has to be forced, each and every time, even when she loves whatever is about to happen. She also has a strong sense of duty and feels like she has to maintain all these treasures that her family has gathered over the years to keep the history of Earth safe. I mostly like her, but there are times when she is a real brat and she really needs her ass whipped. Good thing that Crash is there to take care of her. I like Crash. Mostly. There are a couple of times where I was a little unsure, but generally, I like him. We don’t see a lot about Farti, other than Pyxel thinking that he’s Crash’s pet.

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The queens. Euuuuwwww. Smart Pyxel dealing with it the way that she did. Strong Pyxel. Because, seriously. Euuuuwwww.

And the chip? Yeah, totally not what I was expecting.

OK, that’s all I have to say today. You know I’m going to go tell you to check out Loki’s work. Happy reading!

Grace Goodwin-Ascension Saga Books 1 & 2

So, over the time I’ve had the blog, you’ve heard me talk about Grace Goodwin and her Interstellar Bride Program books. Well, today, Grace has started a new series in her IBP ‘verse. The Ascension Saga is different than her regular books. For one thing, they are a serial, so if you don’t like cliffhangers, you may want to wait until all 6 books come out. Today, we have books 1 &2. There is also a free prequel so that you can understand what’s going on with the series. Another way that the Ascension series is different is that we’re focusing on the women a whole lot more and the entire saga follows 3 sisters.

So here’s the way this works. Alera, a planet that’s part of the Coalition, has a queen, Queen Celene. In the prequel, a coup is happening, the king is dead, and Celene is trying to get somewhere safe because she’s pregnant, which no one else knows, and she knows that she and her daughter need to get somewhere safe so that her daughter can be born and grow up and then they can come take back Alera. Celene’s lit spire in the Citadel will stay that way as long as she lives, no matter where she is, so her people will know that she lives.

Flash forward 27 years and Trinity and her younger twin sisters Faith and Destiny are speeding to the Interstellar Bride Processing Center as quickly as they can, while being chased by a black SUV. They want to ask the sisters about the spaceship that landed in their front yard and took their mother from her bed. The sisters just want to get to Alera so that they can start to find their mom, and oh yeah, declare themselves to be Princesses of Alera. They make it by the skin of their teeth and stand behind a couple of huge Atlan warriors who block the black SUV from getting in. With the help of Warden Egara and Prime Nial, the sisters make it to Alera, where they are greeted by a lord that Nial trusts, and a Consort to help slake Trinity’s Aleran Ardor, which is a kind of heat that Aleran women go into. Nial has also called in a friend, Leo, to help guard the women, but he doesn’t tell them who they are. All Leo knows is that when he sees Trinity, he realizes that she’s The One, his mate.

Because it’s a serial, if I talk too much about what happens in any of the books, it really spoils the one before it. So, in vague terms, we have true love, laser battles, torture, spanking, lots of sex, and untold secrets. We also have 3 sisters who are pretty kick ass. Trinity, as the oldest, has been trained to really think of her people and her planet first and herself after. She’s also been taught to value the rule of law and all that kind of thing. Destiny is pretty much a battle goddess. If you can kill someone with it, she can use it. Faith isn’t going to kill you, but she’s not a pushover either. All three sisters have been trained in defense and the things that all good rulers need to know. Don’t mess with them. They will hurt you in all kinds of ways, in all the ways. The series looks like it’s going to really focus in on the sisters. There are going to be mates, of course, because well, it’s a romance, but I think that they are going to be not as prominent as they have been in other books. We’re also going to get a different kind of story because here we’re focusing on the women taking their planet back and trying to save their mother. I’m really looking forward to it.

There are going to be 6 books in total, and each of the sisters will have 3 books focusing on her. 1-3 are for Trinity, and 3&4 come out in November.

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ARGH! The cliffhanger in 2. OMFG. I just about screamed out loud for real. The only reason I didn’t was that it was the middle of the night and my husband gets grumpy if I wake him up in the middle of the night because of a book. I don’t need his grumpiness when I’m reading.

I have the feeling that Celene may not be found, and I’m not sure what I think about that. I guess we’ll have to see what happens.

OK, that’s all I have to say about these. Go check them out. Happy reading!

Sara Fields-Ravaged

Sara Fields has brought back her Vakarrans in Ravaged, and what I definitely think is the hottest book in the series thus far. I mean, I had to turn on my air conditioner just to keep my Kindle from overheating, and it’s October in Maine, so it’s not like it’s 90° outside or anything. But damn, this one is so fucking hot, on top of the great continuing storyline that Sara has created. I love the whole alien invasion/abduction/capture, post-apocalyptic, dystopian kind of thing that Sara has going on.

OK, this is the 3rd of the main books, and we’re on our 3rd Stryke sister, and the Strykes aren’t any more liked by those in charge than they were in the other books. In fact, Captain Nix (boo hiss) may like Danika even less than he likes Alaina or Kira.

Of the 4 Stryke sisters who started out the series leading their ragtag band of humanity, Kira, Alaina, Danika, and Kaela, only Danika and Kaela are still free. Danika has passed the leadership of their group to Kaela because she is the more steady of the two. Danika has an itchy foot and is more than a little impulsive. One day, she’s out enjoying the world when Kaze, one of the men in her group, walks up. They have an intense connection. They love each other, but they haven’t done a whole lot, as of yet. They wander along the river, with Danika running out ahead, because that’s what Danika does. Right until she runs into some scummy, scuzzy, nasty ass looking human men. They grab her and have lots of not very nice plans for her, and then out Kaze comes out, running after her. I bet you can guess what happens at this point. After they kill Kaze, the 3 scuzzballs drag Danika into the woods and keep her there. For a very long time.

Then we have Roan, Zac, Xandaar, and Taraik. They are the 3rd Battalion. One day, while they are out on patrol, they run across the three trolls and see that they have a woman shackled to a tree. They decide to do their whole camouflage-y kind of thing so that they can rescue her, because they know that she is supposed to be theirs, and by law, if they bring in a rogue, they get to claim her for their own. So that’s exactly what they do.

OK, I’m pretty sure that Danika is a total pain slut. Yeah, the women in stories like this generally discover that they like getting spanked and such, but Danika is different, in my opinion. She doesn’t take any time to warm up to it. And the more they punish her, the more excited she gets and the more she likes it. She likes it when it hurts, so I’m pretty sure pain slut works for her. I think that this one is a little darker than the other two books were. Not necessarily by a lot, I just get that kind of feel to it. OTOH, Danika has a lot fewer problems with the Vakarrans than do her sisters. I can’t wait to get Kaela’s story, it’s going to be interesting, for sure.

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I am looking forward to all 4 Stryke sisters being together again. I think that the Vakarrans who might oppose them are going to have absolutely no chance against them. And Nix? WTF? Ugh.

I do like that Danika gets to be all camouflage-y too. Lucky her! That’s kind of neat. And that her guys trusted her to do some stuff on the mission showed how much they valued her and understood her.

OK, that’s all I have to say about this one. I am so grooving on this series. Happy reading!

Cari Silverwood-Blade

So, Cari Silverwood is obviously obsessed with huge cocks, especially if they include tentacles or can do tricks. My evidence is the Dark Monster Fantasy series. Because trust me. HUGE dicks, multiple-dicked males, and tentacles. Yes, please. I’m more than happy to be obsessed with Cari’s cocks too. And in Blade, we get a butt load of cocks to be obsessed with.

Do you know how weird the word cock is when you write it out several times in one paragraph?

Anyway, today we get the story of Ledderik, the formerly dickless cyborg who was Lord Zarblu’s right hand man. His leading lady is Thorn, who isn’t quiet a s’kar, but who does have a tail. Zarblu also left him Smorg, a smart ass talking sword, and Tiana. Tiana was a gift to Led for him to torture. Instead, he takes her to the nixnix, where she has her own adventure. Check out the end of the book for a little Tiana story.

Led is tired. He’s decided that he’s going to go live a virtual life until his credit runs out and then he will just die a perma-death. As he’s sitting at a bar, Thorn walks past, and every man in the bar, including him, stands to attention for her. She seems to exude some something. He decides to follow her. Not because he wants to fuck her, really that’s not it. He just likes to kill people and following her will mean that he will get to kill lots of people.

Thorn is basically on a snipe hunt as part of a ritual. What she doesn’t quite realize is that she’s coming into her first sexual cycle, so when she sees all those men following her, she thinks that they want the teddy bear that she’s carrying, it must be worth something. Ummmm… nope.

Led goes chasing her, saves her, and detaches his cock to fuck her silly. Then he has to go give up his body, but he begs for a loaner body, while Thorn goes to finish her run. At the ceremony, Led shows up in a new body and Thorn finds out that she’s a biohazard and if she doesn’t leave the planet, she’ll be arrested.

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and all those in between, this is fucking filthy in only the way that Cari Silverwood can make something filthy. The sexventures in this one are wide and varied and OMFG hot. Cari is just so wrong in all the right ways. I mean, holy fuck yes. I think I might have passed out a couple of times, just in sympathy with Thorn. The thing about these books is that you are not just getting filth, you’re getting funny filth. Smorg is obnoxious, but funny af. I need more Smorg and Jocelyn.

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Ummmm… I need a mollok. I really, really, really, really need a mollok. Just for one night. That’s all I ask. That’s not too much to ask for, is it? Of course, I might be ruined for life if I get one, but damn, what a way to go.

I love how Led jumps bodies and one of his considerations is what kind of cock the new body has. That way he can keep Thorn happy. I love that she’s his purpose.

OK, that’s all I have to say. Go read all of the books. While there are 3 in the series, they aren’t serials, so you can just skip around, if you want. Happy reading!

 

Sahalie Blue-Love Under the Western Star

Before I say anything at all about Love Under the Western Star, I need to just say how freaking awesome the name Sahalie is. Don’t you think it’s pretty damn awesome? I know I’ve reviewed a book by this author before on here, but I don’t remember if it was under this name or a different one. It was a great book though, all about a female rodeo rider through the years. You got to see history through her eyes and see how things progressed. I really liked it.

This one, though, is all futuristic mixed with Wild West and is definitely scifi. It is based on a real story that took place out in Arizona, back in the day. It was called The Pleasant Valley War, and it made Romeo and Juliet look like a sweet fluffy story. Nearly all the male line of both the Tewksburys and the Grahams were killed during the conflict, and it delayed Arizona’s statehood. Interesting reading about it, and it made me appreciate Love a little more knowing some of the real background behind it. So how does a western range war fit into a scifi book? Well, just wait and I’ll tell you.

This book takes place well into the future. People left Earth on ships and landed on something like a dozen different planets. However, it’s been long enough that many of the people on those planets don’t have the history of Earth anymore, and the majority of those planets are lost. There are some planets, like Eden, who are really advanced scientifically and technologically, and then you get the ones that aren’t. Love takes place on a planet that isn’t all that advanced. They are stuck, technologically speaking, right around the late 1800s. They have steam engines and other similar things, but that’s as far as they get.

We start out with Hope Tewksbury and Joseph Graham. She’s supposed to be off to teacher college, but she couldn’t do it, so she got back on the train to go back to the town of Payson. She sat next to a nice military man who was headed to Payson as well. It isn’t until he’s driving her home that she finds out that he’s a Graham, which earns her her first spanking. Joseph does end up taking her back to the train so she will go to school. He kisses her and she never forgets him.

Meanwhile, on Eden, Dr. Amy Toller is talking about her latest project. They are going to go to Chi-4 and see if they can find relating to Earth. Her goal is to find out where Earth is which can help them figure out where all the other planets are. So they are going to get on their spaceship and do some covert research.

Two years after the first scene, Amy and her people are infiltrating Payson, Hope is coming home from school as a teacher, and the feud between the Grahams and Tewksburys is getting worse. Cue Romeo and Juliet, only call Joseph and Hope.

Sahalie did a hell of a job mixing up the scifi and Wild West stuff in here, plus adding in some spanking and romance. Really, we have 3 main characters who we get to see a lot of and find out what they are doing, as well as some side characters we see more of. I think that it could’ve been really easy to drop a thread when you are trying to weave together two distinct genres, include some history, keep track of various main characters, and make sure that everything comes out well. However, Sahalie made it look effortless and gives us a really tight story. The one thing I wish we had, though, was more of Osimov, the android captain.

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I have to wonder how much Joseph’s dad knew about the ship and all the info, since he had stuff hiding all over the place about the ship. I wouldn’t trust the man further than I could spit, and since I can’t spit all that well, that’s not very far.

Well, that’s all I have to say about this one. Go check it out. You’ll enjoy it. Happy reading!

Michael Kilman-Mimi of the Nowhere

So, one day, I’m just sitting minding my own business, stalking people on FB, you know, as one does, and Nicolina Martin says to me, hey, my friend Michael has a book that’s free on Kobo called Mimi of the Nowhere. It’s scifi, you like scifi? And when I told her that scifi was one of my first loves, she was all like hey, you wanna review it? And me being me, I was like sure, why the hell not. It’s a new book to me, it’s a new author to me, and we all know those are things that I love. So I went over to Kobo, got the book, and even better, figured out how to put it on my Kindle. Yay me! And I proceeded to read the fuck out of this book. And hey, spoiler. Mimi is still free on Kobo, and the 2nd book is currently 1/2 off, until 9/4, so rush over there and grab them.

Mimi is a post-apocalyptic, dystopian novel of the far future. In Mimi’s world, cities can actually walk. As in all of Manhattan was put on legs and is now walking around, trying to avoid the other cities, and trying to keep going. I almost see it as some kind of weird Baba Yaga like thing, and tried to imagine Manhattan being balanced on a pair of giant chicken legs. Left me with some interesting visuals, for sure. Inside the city, you have the Uppers, the Mids, and the Lowers. And each of those have their sub-categories as well. It’s a pretty strict class system that keeps everyone in one place pretty well. Then you have the Nowhere people. They are the people that everyone would like to forget about, the homeless, the forgotten, the despised. And our hero Mimi is one of those people.

Mimi is taking her current lover, Shannon, and showing her all the places in the Underground, and the ways to get around without anyone else knowing or seeing. Mimi knows all about these places, and more, because she’s been around for centuries upon centuries, almost as long as the city has been around. She also knows about these places because she can skim the minds of other people, which lets her know when she’s safe, when people are going to be around, and other things that she needs to know. Mimi hasn’t told Shannon her full story, even if she loves Shannon with her whole heart. Mimi is afraid to lose her, because everyone else who has learned even part of the truth has died. Mimi is pretty sure that she’s a curse to those she loves. But she does tell Shannon and takes her to the place she calls home. Shannon is totally accepting.

I feel so sorry for Mimi. She has lived for centuries, watching everything and everyone she loves die. She believes that she is the only person like herself out in all the millions of people in Manhasten. She lives lies and can’t tell her lovers everything. The last one she did, prior to Shannon, met a grisly end. I really did like this book. There is some romance, but it’s only a bit of flavoring, not the entire story. I’m really looking forward to the next one and seeing how it goes.

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The group that Mimi is now hooked up with is going to be really interesting to watch, as well as the group on the other side. I’m really looking forward to seeing how that plays out.

I’m wondering about the AI too. Is it sentient? That would be terrifying, considering that it appears to run everything.

Watching what happens with Shannon is going to be another interesting thing to pay attention to.

Go check it out on Kobo. I didn’t look to see if it’s on Amazon, but it’s pretty easy to sign up on Kobo and relatively easy to add to your device and read it there. Happy reading!