Monday, 6 December 2010

Monday again – Here’s my round up

A weekly event hosted by Sheila - Book Journey to discuss your reading week ~ the books you've read and those you plan on reading in the coming week.

Books I completed last week

Maddy Barone-Sleeping With the Wolf

Lori Wilde - Twilight Texas 3 - The First Love Cookie Club

T.A. Chase - Be The Air For You

Angelia Sparrow & Naomi Brooks - Like a Corset Undone

Lisa Marie Davis - Jasper's Journey

Laura Griffin – Unspeakable

Lisbeth Jenkins – The Manituw

Laura Griffin – Unforgivable

Book Pimping

Breaking Point
Niki Green

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When the going gets tough, the tough get busy. Real busy.

Roped, Book 2

In Millbrook, Texas, there are cowboys. Then there are the Kiels, every girl’s idea of perfection in tight-fittin’ jeans. Peyton James is no different. Only she doesn’t want to admit it—because three years ago Brent Kiel ripped out her heart and handed it back in teeny little pieces.

In a twist of fate Peyton wound up engaged to Brent’s best friend. The engagement might be off now, but no one needs to know, right? It keeps the questions at bay…and the temptation called Brent Kiel out of reach. Until the night he shows up at her family’s bar.

The only reason Brent agrees to meet his brothers at Big Jack’s is that Peyton never darkens the door on a Friday night. Except tonight. Seeing her is a painful reminder of his mistake and what it cost him—and that no other woman’s lips or body will ever satisfy him like hers.

Nothing—not the past, not her legendary temper, not even the rock on her finger—will keep this cowboy from getting what he wants…

Warning: Seduction served by a brooding and standoffish cowboy who wants nothing more than his ladylove’s heart and soul—her body is just icing on the cake. Hot cowboy sex in a bar, in a barn, in a bed…just about anywhere.

A Dangerous Man

Anne Brooke

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Michael Jones, a young gay artist and part-time prostitute will do anything to stage his first exhibition. When he falls in love with rich financier, Jack Hutchinson, he seems set to achieve his goal. But as Mikey becomes caught between the unforgiving territory of smoky-bar Hackney and the green-garden luxury of upper class London, we discover the intense mindscape of a man obsessed with his dreams as he attempts to free himself of his past.

When a net of antagonistic relationships and inner battles encroaches upon him, the consequences of Mikey's uncompromising pursuit emerge in thrilling tragedy, leaving him having to fight for all he holds dear, and in the only way he knows how. Within a plot thick with the flesh of individual struggle, a backbone of page-turning tension carries Mikey's plight through the charcoal grey London that rubs itself so close to his skin, entrapping him in a dark kaleidoscope of sex and crime.

Pushing him to the full expression of his haunting richness, Brooke alerts us to the psychological discourse and emotional minefield of a troubled man struggling to establish a sense of self and place in urban England.

Up next on the reading deck

Lise Fuller - Guardian Angel

7 Speak To Me:

Laurel-Rain Snow on 6 December 2010 at 01:10 said...

All of your books have such fabulous covers and sound intriguing...hope you enjoy them.

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Martha Eskuchen on 6 December 2010 at 05:34 said...

Hi E.H. - Looks like you had a good week. I agree that the covers you show are interesting. Have a good week.

Sally Bibrary on 6 December 2010 at 13:20 said...

Some great choices, hon, as always!

Chris on 6 December 2010 at 14:18 said...

I just picked A Dangerous Man at one of the Cyber Monday sales. Now, to get the chance to read it...

Lily on 6 December 2010 at 15:58 said...

Looks like another great reading week for you. :)

Anne Brooke on 6 December 2010 at 18:12 said...

Thanks so much for showcasing A Dangerous Man - much appreciated!

Anne B

Sheila (Bookjourney) on 11 December 2010 at 22:26 said...

A Dangerous Man has a cool cover!