This is a very delightful book about love, trust, overcome fears and leave the past behind

What was the book about?
Veronica Fletcher after being released and tired of living in her parents’ basement, she took the opportunity to take the job as a stable manager for the Rowan House, an exclusive pleasure house for women.  She plans to stay away from everyone and just attend the horses. But after meeting Millie Reid, the driver who will take her to her destination; she knows she won’t fulfil her initial plan. Both women have had difficult pasts and trust isn’t a given. Will they be able to overcome their fears and leave the past behind to achieve a future together?  

Featured Tropes
BDSM, butch/butch, contemporary, D/s, ex-convict, interracial, lesbian, sex toys, erotica, romance

Book Strengths
One of the things I’ve found fascinating about this series, besides the captivating stories and enthralling characters; is discovering through the read how fitting the titles are. This is book four of the Rowan House series and can be read as a standalone; but I would like to recommend to read them all, even when it isn’t a factor to understand and enjoy this book, the experience is so much better. I have mentioned this before but I think it is important to say it again, that regardless it is erotica and the book has extraordinary and very hot sex scenes, the most important thing is the character development; which I must say, is remarkably done. Both characters are complex; there is so much to develop, and the way that is “unwrapped” and their growth is described, is simply brilliant.

I’m glad in this book we get to know better one character we have seen since book one, although was always only a bit. It is great to know Millie better and to know her story. Also, we get to meet another compelling character, a woman whose life got complicated from one minute to another because of the cowardice and terrible judgment of someone else. Now, Veronica has to deal with the aftermath of paying for their crimes. Trust isn’t a given for any of them. Murphy did an exceptional job going through their heavy baggage, fears and troubles left from the past and to witness how they overcame through it all. She shows how easy is to let stereotypes lead to misconceptions and how miscommunication adds to the conundrum; but that with commitment and love it is possible to conquer it all. Also, we got a striking interracial couple and a beautiful epilogue.

Book weaknesses
It has a few typos here and there but nothing major to disrupt the enjoyment of the read.

Character Chemistry:
Millie, despite everything she has gone through is very sweet and breaks many stereotypes.  She has always a positive attitude towards others, even when the heaviness of her past runs deep. Veronica is wary and it is completely understandable why. She has some rough edges because of that; although that is part of her charm, she is very captivating. Even when they had a difficult start, the sparks that flowed from the moment they met are seriously blazing. This searing chemistry only grows as they get to know each other more. It is a very beautiful thing to see their development, both personal and as a couple. They make a very complementing and flattering couple. I love the pairing being butch/butch, is intense and exquisite. There aren’t enough butch/butch romances and I am very glad we got one as good as this one is.

Heat Rating
5

Wrap up
It is true what they say, everything happens for a reason. Things may look wrong at the beginning; but at the end, they lead to the right path. This is a page-turning, fascinating story that will enlighten your spirit and give you hope.

Star Rating
5

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Now that was a little bit different!

What is the book about?
Madisen’s marriage is over. Juggling an ex-wife, her daughter and a new family dynamic can be tricky, but Madisen is making it work. When Madisen meets Rae, the attraction is instant, and they both don’t expect to fall as quickly as they are falling.

Throw in an ex-wife with second thoughts and a girlfriend that can see the writing on the wall… Madison’s life is about to get very confusing!

Books Strengths
I liked this book a lot, but I don’t think it’s your usual Lesfic storytelling and writing style. When I first started the book, I was surprised and excited by the fast pace and the smart and sassy dialogue. It made things a little more fun.

I really enjoyed Madisen and Rae and their coupling. They were utterly smitten, and it was nice to watch them fall for each other. I actually really like Madisen’s ex-wife too and wondered if the author would consider her for her next book? I even have a great idea of who she should fall for, and I foresee trouble.

Books Weaknesses:
A blessing and a curse, the dialogue. Because it was so fast, it meant I had to be 100% engaged at all times. I couldn’t read it with any distraction because I was scared I would miss something.
I also really would have liked epilogue in this book to tie the book up at the end.

Chemistry
Hello, chemistry! Madisen and Rae had chemistry in spades and it radiated off the page. They also had these lovely moments of nonsexual intimacy that were fuelled with love and affection.

Heat Rating: 
3 Flames

Wrap up: 
Great story. I really hope we see more from these characters in the future. I’m looking forward to checking out whats next from C. Spencer.

Star Rating:
4 Stars

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People create meals for those we love because it sustains the love. How much nourishment would be necessary to fill a heart that’s empty? Food For Love lets us find out.

What was the book about?
When Jessica Harris flies home to Australia to sort out her late brother’s estate, the last thing she wants to face is his altruistic investment—an eatery on the rural Bellarine Peninsula. The injured British/Indian elite cyclist just wants to settle up, move on, get rehab, and certainly not have to deal with the restaurant’s beautiful owner and artisan foodie, Lillian McAllister, or her sweet, four-year-old daughter. In order to win, Jessica’s disciplined life is dedicated to controlling her emotions, and she isn’t sure she’d survive letting her walls down now. A lesbian romance about how nourishment is so much more than the food we eat.

Featured Tropes
Sort of enemies-to-lovers, temporary-to-permanent love. 

Book Strengths
The descriptions of the setting—that being the Bellarine Peninsula are quite lovely. As a local Melbournite, I knew exactly where the author had placed certain events. A reader from other countries will probably appreciate the slightly overly detailed explanations of local customs, and localities. The story is sweet. The death of the brother is never really explained which is good because it’s all about Jess and her understanding of her family and herself. 

Book weaknesses:
The dialogue is awkward. It’s formal and feels a bit unnatural, particularly if you’re writing Australian people. The dialogue has to be much more elastic.

Character Chemistry
Yes. Lots, especially from about a third of the way in, which is when Jess suddenly realises there’s this really hot chef right in front of her. Then it’s all on. 

Heat Rating
2 flames

Wrap up
The novel deals with the concept of feeding people; be that actual food created for those we love, or feeding people with spirit and love and a sense of place. I enjoyed the metaphorical elements in the novel.

Star Rating
4 stars

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This is such a lovely story!

What was the book about?
Selina isn’t sure what’s next. With no job and no relationship, she is a wandering soul looking for something, that she isn’t even one hundred per cent sure what that is.

Rea has thrown herself into her work since her wife died. With the money she needs behind her, she wants to make a difference in the world. But she misses the connection to another person.

When their journeys intertwine, their search for what’s missing may be found in what’s right in front of them.

Featured Tropes
Spiritual, Magical, soul-mates

Book Strengths
I loved this story and the concept of the ethereal guardians helping your fate connect. It was just beautiful. I’ve never read anything from Elle Hyden before but this book has just thrown her into my ‘Authors to watch out for’ shelf.

Selina and Rea are the definition of soulmates. I knew from the moment they connected that they just belong together. I don’t have a favourite, I just loved them both. The low angst storyline was just what I was in the mood for and I sailed through the book in one sitting. 

I also want to mention that I was excited to read a woman like Rea with all her curves and sexiness. It made me love Selina even more for her attraction to Rea and the fact she wasn’t a perfect ten because, to me, Rea was perfect without the ten. #bodypostivity

Book Weaknesses
I just wanted Selina and Rea to meet quicker than they did. But I also liked that the author gave us time to get to know them first so I’m not sure it’s a weakness just that I wanted their connection to give me the feels from the beginning. 

Character Chemistry
Rea and Selina have oodles of chemistry but it was their emotional connection that really drew me in. The moments of intimacy were just beautiful. But hey… The sexy scenes were awesome too! 

Heat Rating:
3.5

Wrap up
A fantastic novel that I can’t wait to reread very soon! If you’re looking for something magical with a whole lot of love, this is the book for you.

Star Rating
4.5

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An emotional and heartfelt journey

What was the book about?:
Ali works as a civilian for an agency and finds herself on a mission with Lynn Stewart and Officer in the armed forces. Their perceptions and careers are very different, and discreetly their friendship turns to something a little more intimate. The story follows the ups and downs of their relationship over a number of years showing the true conflicts of interest and difficulties of the strict regimental rules of the armed forces, and the complications that come with love, same sex relationships, heartache, and everything that surrounds the experience during and after being in war torn countries, and serving for your own.

Featured Tropes
Second Chance Romance, 

Book Strengths
I was impressed by the way this story covered a long period of time but kept the reader intrigued with each passing of time. It was very developmental and gave good insight into the disastrous state of countries following and during wars. I adored how it really gave detail, was well researched and you could really learn something moral and heartfelt, whilst reading about how it affected the characters’ lives and everything that happened to them during and after too. It had a nice balance of adventure to romance, adding relief to the more intense action parts by having lovely romantic moments, but as a romance it wasn’t without its drama. It was very much a second chance romance in that the time span it covered and the on off relationship status Ali and Lynn had during that time. There was something about the story that gave it that depth, almost memoir in its feel but still heightened with twists and turns, and a great plot to create a great story. 

Book weaknesses
There was a bit of military jargon thrown in, which at times took a moment to process and understand but the author did a great job of giving the reader all the information they needed to know what was going on in those more detailed scenes. 

Character Chemistry
Ali and Lynn had a great relationship, even when it was on and off because it made them very realistic. No one’s relationship is perfect, bumps along the way are inevitable, as are misunderstandings and personal circumstances that add complications. Of course the military lifestyle is never easy, the things you see and experience will definitely affect your relationships and this is what Addison M Conley got so right in this story. That conflict caused by the events of war whilst on tour, and traumatic past events is what made their story so real. 

Heat Rating
4 Flames 

Conclusion
I really enjoyed this story and would recommend to anyone who likes a realistic and relatable story. 

Star Rating
5 Stars 

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You know how sometimes words just don’t give adequate justice to feelings. Well, this review is never going to do justice to this book; so, if you want to skip it and just head to the buy now section, I’m totally okay with that.

What was the book about?
This book is a lesbian retelling of Beauty and the Beast but with more emotion, more spine-tingling moments, and well, just more everything.

Featured Tropes:
Ice Queen, Fantasy, Favourites shelf

Book Strengths:
Okay, so let’s start with the fact that Beauty and the Beast is one of my all-time favourite Disney movies. I was always so freaking jealous of that Library in the beast’s castle. So, to find this gem of a book for my, now Lesfic obsessed, brain was quite the discovery. Anna Burke is able to weave her own twists and turns that almost made it an original.

I think what I found so compelling was that the writing just drew me into the story from the beginning and led me into Anna Burkes imagination. Which let me tell you, I may never recover from.

Rowan was everything that all the little girls grow up wanting to be, or they should. She’s caring, fearless, engaging, smart, and powerful. She becomes the mistress of her own power, and its goddamn amazing to watch it happen. Her family means everything to her, but the desire and love she has for the Huntress takes her to a whole other level.

The Huntress is the epitome of what makes an Ice Queen. She distant and reserved but also commanding. She’s a fierce leader, but when she is showing Rowan her feelings, like most Ice Queens, it’s magical to see it all unfold.
It’s just a magical story, really!

Character Chemistry:
The intimate & emotional chemistry between The Huntress and Rowan is beautiful, and it is heightened by the fact that to everyone else the Huntress is a woman to be feared. The sexual chemistry I would imagine to be off the chart because, even as a fade to black book, the sexual tension is almost unbearable.

Heat Rating: 🔥🔥

Wrap up:
This is the first book I’ve read by Anna Burke, and without a shadow of a doubt, it will not be my last. In years to come, I’ll look back and remember the first time I picked this book up and how it left me in awe (I’ll have probably reread it thousands of times by then). Don’t wait any longer… go buy this book now! You’re welcome!

Star Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Absolutely Brilliant! 

What was the book about?:
Millie gets more than she bargained for from her new hometown when dealing with the local councillor, Kay. She is a bit of an activist and fighting for the cause of making sure the town gets a Christmas tree when funding it cut, creates instant animosity between Millie and Kay. But it isn’t as simple as Millie thinks, and soon finds out, and when she does can she convince a town community who are raging into helping her pull off the ultimate Christmas miracle, and uncover the truth! 

Featured Tropes: Age Gap, Holiday/Festive Romance 

Book Strengths:How amazing was this story? Millie and Kay’s story was one of the cutest angsty festive stories I think I have ever read and it was absolutely fantastic. It was so hard to put this book down because the warm, wonderful, fuzzy sensation I felt whilst reading it just gave me a positive buzz and made me hopeful.  A bit of drama, rivalry, misunderstanding, attraction, and angst built a wonderful conflicting romance that had me all emotional. I adored the plot and the way the story unfolded with surprises and most importantly its moral of ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ and ‘things aren’t always as they seem’. A true festive spirit shines from this wonderful story. 

Character Chemistry:
The tension! Oh my god! Millie was quite the determined little activist, but her heart was so big, and she was generous, kind, and understanding. You could just feel all her passion, positivity, and energy buzzing off the page. With Kay, you sympathised and had to discover, like Millie, that rumours are exactly that and once you know the truth you have to make your own mind up. I loved Kay though, she had so much at stake and the contemplation and hesitance because of the age gap between her and Millie made her so human I could totally relate. Kay was a strong, determined woman, and together with Millie they balanced each other out well. An aspiration would be to be a mix of these two personalities because they really had it all! And that attraction to one another, was something else!!! 

Heat Rating: 5 Flames 

Wrap up:
A lovely festive story that I definitely recommend! Perfect to warm your heart, and make you fall in love with Millie and Kay! 

Star Rating: 5 Stars 

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Robots are sexy

What was the book about?: 
Daisy Parker is an anthropologist who has made a very successful career at being a matchmaker. She is amazing at pairing people and has worked her magic in the love department many times over. Just ask all the happy couples she has helped. Until now she has worked with strictly male/female relationships, but the reclusive scientist Lindsey Jamieson-Ford has reached out to her for assistance. She wants a wife. This is a big coup to get one of Australia’s leading scientists on her client list. The only problem is Lindsey is going to test her skills and patience many times over.

Featured Tropes: Ice Queen meets Matchmaker

Book Strengths:
The research on robotics was amazing and the story always continue to grow.
Reinventing Lindsey had important messages on the struggles with the effects of PTSD, self-worth and guilt. The story had lots of romance, flirting, angst, humor and interesting characters. One especially funny part was when Daisy taught a robot to dance.

Book weaknesses:
I must admit, when I read the synopsis for this book I wasn’t impressed. But the book was so much more and caught my attention from the 1st chapter.I always have trouble finding a weakness in a book that I really enjoyed so I’m just going to say that I wanted to learn more about these characters. I didn’t want it to end.

Character Chemistry:
In the beginning there was no chemistry at all. Daisy was busy trying to get Lindsey out of the dark ages. Hair, clothes and makeup was the 1st on her list. As Lindsey started coming out of her shell, the attraction started on both sides. There were reasons why Lindsey was so removed from life. A horrible childhood and a terrible accident. Daisy slowly helped her heal through all the tragedies of her life and this is what brought them together. Lindsey was my favorite character. Lindsey started her own robotics company to build life like arms and legs for amputees. She has a kind heart and cares about people. The kindness and patience that Daisy shows her makes her fall in love with her. I did too!

Heat Rating   4

Wrap up:
I really enjoyed this book and the writer. She did a great job with the subject of PTSD that a lot of people are going through, and she did it with compassion. Love can heal.

Star Rating  4

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I love fake romances!

What was the book about? 

Stephanie Renshaw is a comedian who has yet to “make it”. Her self imposed deadline is fast approaching. In order to be closer to the LA comedy scene, she wants to move into a nearby apartment. Unfortunately, the landlord will only rent to couples. Steph hatches a plan to fine a roommate who can serve as her fake significant other so she can get the apartment. 

Rae Coleman, ex police officer and new security guard at one of the big comedy clubs is still struggling with the injuries that resulted in her status as ex police officer. One of those injuries makes it difficult for her to drive at night, and living within walking distance of the club is an offer she just can’t refuse, no matter how infuriating she finds Steph.

Featured Tropes: Fake romance, opposites attract

Book Strengths:
This book is entertaining. It was an all around enjoyable read. Jae can always be counted on for a fantastic book. I loved the premise, especially since I’d already read Just for Show (the book where we first met Stephanie). There was a good mix of comedy and seriousness. I love a good light-hearted read, but it’s good to see the characters face their demons as well.

Character Chemistry:
I loved the chemistry between Steph and Rae. Steph was so thoughtful about Rae’s condition, I think there was really no way for Rae not to fall for Steph. They really did compliment each other, and honestly, that’s why opposites really do attract.

Heat Rating: 3

Wrap up:
I wouldn’t mind seeing Steph, Rae, Claire, and Lana again in the future.

Star Rating: 5

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What was the book about?:
A former renowned surgeon and breast cancer expert, Liz Stolz has chosen to retire to the seaside in Maine and has taken over the family practice. One evening, she’s called back to the practice by one of her friends, the local theatre manager, to see one of his actors’ broken leg. Liz doesn’t recognize the woman at first but when she does, the surprise is huge. The actress is Maggie Fitzgerald, her first love, the woman who broke her heart forty years ago when, pressured by her family and social conventions, she left her to marry a man.

Featured Tropes: Second chance, small town, older characters, illness, mental health

Book Strengths:
All the characters are layered and complex, even the smallest ones. The best part is that the MCs are older (Liz is 58, Maggie is 60) and it’s a very important part of the story. They knew each other when they were college roommates, and the changes that happened in their bodies over forty years are cleverly addressed. I also enjoyed the atmosphere the author created. It’s melancholy and languid yet hopeful.

Book weaknesses: There’s a slight slump towards the end, but it goes back on track soon.

Character Chemistry: There’s something very special about chemistry in second chance romances, especially in one where the characters haven’t seen each other in forty years. They loved each other’s bodies as young adults, will they still find them beautiful as older women? Will there still be a passion? Elena Graf makes it clear from the start that the attraction is still there and probably still as strong but she doesn’t hide anything about ageing bodies. There’s a lot of back and forth before Liz and Maggie feel comfortable again with each other, trust each other, so when they finally have sex again, the love, as well as the lust, is palpable.

Heat Rating: 🔥🔥🔥

Wrap up:
I read a lot of romance novels, and while I love the sweet and idealistic ones, I also enjoy the more bittersweet stories like this one. The angst is real and doesn’t feel forced at all, not everything is going well. The story is on the realistic side. And yes, there’s a happy ending (it wouldn’t qualify as a romance otherwise), but the characters have to work for it.

Star Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Quite the mystical magical adventure

What was the book about?:
Aeryn dreams of the magic told to her in stories by travellers when she is young. When she discovers she has magic herself, everything changes! She finds herself away from all she knows, experiencing the unfamiliar and meeting others like herself as they embark on embracing their powers and learning of their fate. But one, Lyse, catches Aeryn’s eye and when working closely with one another during training their friendship is sealed.

Featured Tropes: Young Adult, Friendship, Magical

Book Strengths:
I really enjoyed this story of magic, and worlds unknown. With a Young Adult feel the story focuses more on the magic and mystery of the Ice Crown Region and the magic mage powers Aeryn possesses. I loved how it took me on an adventure, and all the uncertainty it held for Aeryn and her future made me want to read on, learn about her powers, and know more about the kingdom she lives in, so it has built up the story nicely for the next book in this series.

Book weaknesses:
I found I really had to concentrate whilst reading this story to get the full benefits of enjoying it, but that is nothing different to how I usually find Fantasy books. All that world-building and mystery deserves the full attention of the reader, and the way this book is written you certainly can’t avoid doing just that.

Character Chemistry:
Aeryn is an inquisitive and infectious character. Although she is uncertain and nervous, she comes across as extremely brave, very accommodating, and she deals with the changes she faces with boldness and courage. There is a lot to be admired in Aeryn. The way her story develops means her interactions with other characters hinge on that uncertainty, she has to learn to trust those that join her on her journey, rather than be afraid. Her interactions with each character start out hesitant, but as she gets to know them she opens up and so do they, this way we get quite an intimate look at their friendships, and learn what it is that makes Aeryn trust each of them.

Wrap Up:
I really enjoyed this, and I am looking forward to more from this series.

Star Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Short, sweet and incredible intriguing!

Kitty McIntosh is someone I watch closely in the Lesbian Fiction community. I’ve read two of her short stories now, and I am always left wanting more from her as an author but also from her stories that capture my imagination and draw me in.

This story, in particular, is set in an area off Scotland I spent my childhood. I could almost smell the sea and feel the wind as I read Kitty’s descriptions. Such a beautiful story and honestly it left me wanting much more from the storyline…

I’m left feeling warmed but also incredibly intrigued about the woman by the river and what is her history and where is she going.

Kitty McIntosh is definitely one to watch. I can’t wait to see what comes next… please can it be a full length novel?

Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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“It takes great courage to advocate for your own needs.” – Ash.

What was the book about?:
If you’re running away from your past, your present, yourself, then a particularly awesome place to do that is Antarctica, right? No, actually. When astrophysicist Ashley Bennett, and cook Phoenix Murray first meet at the Antarctic research station, they can’t help but push each other’s buttons. Phoenix doesn’t understand that her confident sexuality puts Ash on edge while Ash’s curt formality triggers Phoenix’s insecurities about her upbringing. But living at the bottom of the world means there’s nowhere to run, and as they find common ground, their differences aren’t nearly the hindrance they thought. Where they are is perhaps where they are meant to be, as they explore their true selves, and perhaps see in each other the possibility of a completely transparent relationship, just like the ice which surrounds them.

Featured Tropes: Slow-burn, asexuality, sexuality spectrum, 

Book Strengths:
The setting is clever. It’s difficult to say whether this slow-burn romance,  where the MCs engage in an intricate analysis of trust and sexuality would have  realistically occurred in their hectic, laden with distractions everyday lives. But because it’s set in Antarctica, where it is absolutely not hectic, or laden with distractions, Ash and Phoenix can solely focus on their budding relationship. Intimacy comes from the steps that two people take to truly romance each other, and without whacking us over the head with the Sexuality Textbook, Meyer lets us learn about this aspect through the eyes of Ash and Phoenix.

Book weaknesses:
It’s quiet. I mean, the text structure, sentences, even word choices are quiet and considered. They’re used as a foil against the turmoil of Ash and Phoenix’s thoughts and prior experiences. It didn’t feel like a weakness for me because it made sense. But it may be for some readers who are looking for more action or drama.

Character Chemistry:
Oh yes. Absolutely. Phoenix and Ash should not work. On paper or any other surface. But they seriously do. Because they talk to, and learn from each other and it gets really sexy and then there’s kissing and…

Heat Rating: 2
Look, if we’re working with an allosexual (I learned this word from this novel. Yay, lesfic ftw) rating scale, then Rising From Ash is a 2, because there is sex in this book, and it’s beautiful. But see comment above in character chemistry for pure burn factor.

Conclusion:
I loved this book. It shows two people with their own insecurities and fears, learning to trust each other, so that they can really see themselves for who they are and who they can be.

Star Rating: 5 stars

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Kickin’ Rocks takes you by the hand and says, “Come with me. I have a beautiful story to tell.”

What was the book about?:
Jada Baker might be a millennial, but she was born to worry—about her mom, about her job, about abused animals, and about the growing hatred she sees playing out in the news every day. But she also believes that the system will work, that goodness will win out over evil, and that she can find a love as rich and deep as the love her parents have for one another. And when Amie Luca, a veterinarian whose compassion and dedication to helping mistreated animals captures her heart, Jada finally begins to trust that she has found what she’s been searching for all along. When the system suddenly fails them and their happiness is threatened by ugly hate and bitter homophobia, the young couple turns to help from a woman who has learned the hard way that kicking rocks is painful and that it takes unwavering persistence to move them. Dusty Logan fought for the ERA, she’s suffered with friends through the AIDS crisis, and she’s battled for the right to openly love a woman—but a lifetime of fighting has left her exhausted and disengaged. Yet when she sees a new generation of women facing old, familiar challenges, her spirit to fight the good fight once more is rekindled—and Jada and Amie might have a shot at real happiness after all.

Featured Tropes: Politics, rallies, forever-love, grief, happily-ever-after.

Book Strengths:
Talk about a book taking your heart out, stomping on it like grapes in a barrel, and then shoving it back into your chest. I cried while reading this story. If there are typographical errors in this review, it’s because I can’t see the keys through my tears. The writing is wonderful. Crisp, clean, and like a vortex of prose, sucking you in and holding you there. This story is about passion and love between two pairs of women. But it’s the story of a passion for finding your place in society, in the world, and how to fight for all of it. Even when you think you’ve lost.

Book weaknesses:
I found some of the American political references hard to understand, but after a while, my incomprehension didn’t impact on my enjoyment of the story.

Character Chemistry:
Dusty and Ali, the two characters who traverse the 1970s, 80s, 90s are divine. Utterly gorgeous, timeless love. No spoilers, but oh my God. Jada and Amie are the millennials; so much cute chemistry and sweet newness.

Heat Rating: 🔥🔥

Conclusion: Two beautiful vines that start independently and twist and tangle together to create a gorgeous inter-generational story.

Star Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I’d seriously give it more if I was allowed.

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Fantastic way to start a series!

What was the book about?:
Aeron, a woman with a gift and a troubled past, returns home from a correctional facility to find herself judged, and exiled. She finds herself embroiled in a crime for which the town immediately point the finger at her for blame, but is she just being set up?

Featured Tropes: Mysterious woman

Book Strengths:
I absolutely loved this story. It was heart-felt, deep with emotion and feeling, and fed my curiosity. There is nothing better than people with mystery, and Aeron has lots of it. Her story is unique, and I am so glad this is a series because I adore her, and can’t wait to find out more about her. Jody Klaire brilliant used Aeron’s gift as an Empath to create this uncertainty, but never letting enough doubt creep in for you to misjudge Aeron. You saw a kind, compassionate woman, who faced many challenges, but was always noble, trusting, and forgiving. 

The story was a thrill! Paranormal, mystery, and tons of intrigue building quite the complex and intricate crime thriller. As a reader I was encapsulated by the events going on in town, and invested in working out if they were all connected and whether I should doubt Aeron. Using both first person, and third person points of view really helped add to the confusion and distortion, in deceiving the reader to create such uncertainty in this thriller. 

I never could have guessed how intense this story was going to be, nor did I realise how emotional it was going to be until I started reading, but the journey was amazing, thought-provoking, and for me just a wonderful start to a series that is really going to keep me entertained, but also challenge me mentally. 

Book weaknesses:
Really every second of this story was amazing, and there was anything I didn’t like. 

Character Chemistry:
Aeron has to be one the most unique characters I have ever encountered. Everything she embodies is the ultimate reminder that no matter what, we are all human, we all have feelings, and we will be judged. Good or bad, you decide when it comes to Aeron, but I know I wouldn’t be frightened of her no matter what her capabilities, or her past. Aeron’s actions, thoughts, and feelings, were so well put to me in the first person narrative that I definitely felt a connection to her, and she is one of my all-time favourite characters. Nothing better than a misunderstood, misfit, with unique paranormal skills. Love Aeron. 

The ultimate reminder to never judge a book (person) by its cover!!! You will be surprised.

Star Rating: 5 Stars

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