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review 2017-08-12 03:58
Virtue
Virtue (Sons of Scotland Book 1) - Victoria Vane

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Title: Virtue
Author: Victoria Vane
Publisher: Dragonblade Publishing
Series: Sons of Scotland # 1
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:

"Virtue" by Victoria Vane

MY SYNOPSIS

As always this author gives her readers another well written read that will keep one thrilled and intrigued with a story that also keeps one turning the pages to see what will happen next in this Highlander Scottish Romance series. The story features two main characters...Sibylla Mac William and Alexander. It was very interesting that when these two meet you will be able to feel the connection that is their between them. We find Alexander not really knowing of his heritage, left to leave as a monk but goes as a teacher to help a Highland family that needed a Tudor. After arriving and seeing and meeting Lady Sibylla his finds that his heart is conflicted. Now, why is that? This is where I say I don't want to spoil it for you so, you will have to pick up this read to see if these two will get their HEA.

I liked how the twist and turns, fast pace and surprises that were feed into the story that really keeps the reader on the edge of there seats wondering how this story will come out in the end. Be prepared for a little bit of it all from... 'secrets, betrayals, danger, passion and love' that will take the reader into the next series of 'Sons of Scotland.'
 
 

 

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url 2017-08-11 16:55
"Romance Novels, Generated by Artificial Intelligence"

I'd totally read some of these. And several of them would make for pretty ground-breaking Harlequins. 

 

A few I particularly wish existed:

- Secret Secret Baby

- Butterfly Earl

- The Consultant Count

- The Savage Bride

- The Man for Dr. Husband

- A Perfect Giantess

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review 2017-08-08 06:35
Put It In Ink
Put It In Ink - Danyelle Scroggins

Title:  Put It In Ink

Author:  Danyelle Scroggins

Publisher:  Divinely Sown Publishing

Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean

Rating: Five

Review:

 

"Put It in Ink" by Danyelle Scroggins

 

My Thoughts....

 

What a wonderful amazing read that you might even find yourself praying and even praising God as you read through this beautiful well written novel 'Put It in Ink.' Yes, this is a beautifully written Christian fiction read.  This author really know how to keep the readers attention turning the pages to see what is coming next.  I loved how the 'love, betrayal, lust, greed, heartache, revenge and woven relationships' that was all brought into this story and coming out with such powerful scriptures that would help all that wanted it in there lives there in Shreveport.  The characters presented in this novel from Nikiya, Raja, Monica, Marcus, Sappora,  Delena, Patrick, Michelle, Jerome, Leslie, Pastor Strong to name a few and some of their friendships were all so well developed, portrayed and oh so believable giving the reader one good read with this story that mainly started because of a beauty shop owner. My favorite part o the read was learning about 'Sappora Ink blog talk radio show- Real Folks, Real Truth.' Now that was something that was really interesting in this read that really brought in what was so needed for so many.  Thank you to the author for sharing such a remarkable story with your readers that I would definitely recommend to all.  It was wonderful seeing how one can 'triumph over adversity and how faith can bring one through every situation.'  Thank you to the author for a wonderful good read.

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review 2017-08-01 05:30
WAR: The 6th Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mysteries
WAR: The 6th Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mysteries - Deidra D. S. Green,Lashawone Powell

Title:  WAR: The 6th Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mysteries

Author: Deidra D. S. Green

Publisher: Rathsi Publishing Presents 

Series: The 6th Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mysteries

Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean

Rating: Five

Review:

 

WAR: The 6th Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mysteries by Deidra D. S. Green

 

My Thoughts....

 

After reading this 6 installments I had questions that were either answered or will be at the end of these Chloe Daniels Mysteries series. Here are some of my questions...some will be answered from this read and some may not. 

 

As the Chloe Daniels 6th installment mysteries continue on the reader will get some new characters...as well as old ones...Mrs. Grace Pembroke Wetherby...has been identified as the Baby Doll Killer but this left the  Chief Livingston now wondering how the media had gotten the information so fast that had been kept a secret. Had someone leaked this story from his office? Now who is that person?

 

What had gone on in the Wetherby home as Drake comes into the house  with his children and find Carmen the housekeeper...?

 

From a new character...Dahlia...who and what was going on with all of the mayhem she was causing all around her?  What had happened to her in her past that had caused these problems that she was having to deal with?

 

As we see that Major and Mayven are still on the run...what going on with them as their money is getting lower?  What plan will Major come up with for them next?  Will it work?

 

Will Anna Black get her freedom with the help of Lenore?  Now, was there something going on between these two?  Who was this new Amber Williamson?

 

Why did Chief Jemison not wish to speak to Chief Livingston?

 

For Fatima and Lynette...was that to be?  Did Fatima  have eyes for Detective Michael Phillips?

 

Will Lenore make it out of this mess she is in when she returns to the Fulton County Jail without Anna Black?

 

As Drake and Carmen pondered what to do with what had happened what will happen when the police show up?

 

What happens when Dr. Daniels, Detective Phillips and Addison try to see Anna Black only to discover....?

 

Dr. Daniels and Detective Phillips...were they having feelings for each other?

 

What happens as Addison takes time off from work and decides to go to the to the gym?

Will Logan have eyes for Addison?  And what's up with that nut job  Andrea Wolcott? What all is she bringing to the table?

 

How did Dahlia and Ethan Andrews become involved?  Needless to say did that situation end well?

Well all I can say is ... you will have to read it for yourself!  This new character will definitely get  your attention!

 

Will Lenore have problems with Prescott and Veronica Dunbar from her job?

 

Well, it seems like its another robbery by Major and Mayven? Who will come out of this alive?

 

This story will go back and forth all over the place so the reader will have to keep up because there will be so much going on and yes again we are left with another cliffhanger!  To really understand the Chloe Daniels Mystery Series...you will really need to start at the first installment thru the 6 installment  to fully understand what all has gone on up to this present time.  

 

Now we find Anna Black with some more new people and a new life? .....Well this is where I will stop and say you will have to pick up "WAR: The 6th Installment in the Chloe Daniels Mysteries" to get the whole story and many questions answered however, be prepared for another installment # 7 in 'Blaze.' I am sure I will be taking more notes in order to be able to keep up with all of these characters that this author has given to us that will keep the reader interest in this good mystery series. 

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review 2017-08-01 04:54
Breathless 5: Loving Jacob
Breathless 5: Loving Jacob - Shani Greene-Dowdell
Title:  Breathless 5:  Loving Jacob
Author:  Shani Greene-Dowdell
Publisher:  Nayberry Publications
Series:  Breathless # 5
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:
 
"Breathless 5: Loving Jacob" by Shani Greene-Dowdell
 
My Thoughts.... Wow, this was quite a journey of how everything comes together and in the end was worth waiting for... finally getting a HEA!  From this whole Breathless series as in this one the reader will get very well developed and portrayed characters that were for the most part believable and less not forget the hot steamy love scenes as this author knows so well how to keep our interest.  
 
 
 
 
 
Author:  Shani Greene-Dowdell
Publisher:  Nayberry Publications
Series:  Breathless # 5
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
Review:
 
"Breathless 5: Loving Jacob" by Shani Greene-Dowdell
 
My Thoughts....
 
Wow, this was quite a journey of how everything comes together and in the end was worth waiting for... finally getting a HEA!   From this whole Breathless series as in this one the reader will get very well developed and portrayed characters that were for the most part believable and less not forget the hot steamy love scenes as this author knows so well how to keep our interest.  
 
 
 
 
 

 

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