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Book Review: Barbarian’s Redemption by Ruby Dixon

 


Barbarian’s Redemption by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #12
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | ParanormalErotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 236 pages.
Published on February 8th 2017 by Independently published (first published February 6th 2017)
Ruby Dixon: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
For seasons, I have waited for her – my perfect mate.

In a tribe full of happy couples, I am alone. But I am not content to remain this way. There are no eligible unmated females left, so I will do whatever it takes to bring females back to our tribe…even if it means doing something wrong. Even if it means I must purchase my mate on the intergalactic black market. I will do anything to possess her, to claim her as my own.

But will my ruthless move turn my female against me before we ever meet? Can she ever forgive a male that bought her freedom?

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Book Review: The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae by Stephanie Laurens

 


The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae by Stephanie Laurens 
Series:  The Cynster Sisters Trilogy, #3
Genre: Historical | Romance 
Format: Paperback, 496 pages
Published on January 31st 2012 by Avon (first published 2012)
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I read the Finnish copy, “Mutkikas Valloitus”

Synopsis:
Three heros, three rescues, three weddings.

We joyfully request your attendance at the wedding of Miss Angelica Cynster

…but not until she and her hero confront a devious enemy and lay to rest an ancient grudge in the Scottish Highlands!

Headstrong Angelica Cynster is certain she’ll recognize her fated husband at first sight. And when her eyes meet those of a mysterious nobleman across a candlelit ballroom, she knows beyond doubt that he’s the one. But her heart is soon pounding for an entirely different reason–when he hero abducts her!

The eighth Earl of Glencrae has no choice but to kidnap Angelica, the one Cynster sister with whom he hadn’t wanted to tangle. But to save his castle and his clan, he must persuade her to assist him–and he’s prepared to offer marriage to seal the deal.

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Book Review: Barbarian’s Heart by Ruby Dixon

 


Barbarian’s Heart by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #9
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | ParanormalErotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 242 pages.
Published on October 16th 2016 by Createspace
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Synopsis:
I’ve never spent a day without my mate since arriving on the ice planet. I’m happy and in love, and we have a beautiful child together. All that changed when the world shook. My mate nearly died. He wakes up from his coma…and he can’t remember me. Or our son. Every memory of the past two years is gone. And that changes everything between us. How can I love someone that doesn’t remember me? How can I not, when I know he’s still my mate underneath it all?

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Book Review: Barbarian’s Touch by Ruby Dixon

 


Barbarian’s Touch by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #7
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | ParanormalErotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 300 pages.
Published on June 14th 2016 by Createspace
Ruby Dixon: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
When I wake up on the ice planet, I’m scared of everything: this place is cold, silent, and the locals look more like blue devils than aliens. To make matters worse, one of the strangers decides I’m going to be his girlfriend and kidnaps me away from my sister. I’m completely and utterly alone. What’s a girl to do? Well, this girl escapes. Of course, that means I go from frying pan into the fire, and my situation gets even more dangerous. Just when I have no hope left, a new hero appears. Sure, he’s blue, horned, and has a tail. He’s also fierce, protective, makes me purr…and thinks I’m perfect. But is what we have real or just a mating instinct?

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Book Review: Defy Me By Tahereh Mafi

 


Defy Me by Tahereh Mafi 
Series: Shatter Me, #5
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | Fantasy
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 357 pages.
Published on  April 2nd 2019 by HarperCollins
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Synopsis:
Juliette’s short tenure as the supreme commander of North America has been an utter disaster. When the children of the other world leaders show up on her doorstep, she wants nothing more than to turn to Warner for support and guidance. But he shatters her heart when he reveals that he’s been keeping secrets about her family and her identity from her—secrets that change everything.

Juliette is devastated, and the darkness that’s always dwelled within her threatens to consume her. An explosive encounter with unexpected visitors might be enough to push her over the edge
 

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Book Review: Barbarian’s Mate by Ruby Dixon

 


Barbarian’s Mate by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #6
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | ParanormalErotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 238 pages.
Published on April 2nd 2016 by Createspace
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Synopsis:
‘Resonance’ is supposed to be a dream – that’s when your soulmate is chosen for you. And everyone on the ice planet has hooked up with a big, hunky soulmate of their own…except me. So do I want a mate? Heck yeah. More than anything, all I’ve ever wanted is to be loved by someone. Except that the soulmate chosen for me? My least favorite person on the darn ice planet.

Haeden’s the most cranky, disapproving, unpleasant, overbearing male alien… so why is it that my body sings when he gets close? Why is he working so hard to prove to me that he’s not as awful as I think he is? I hate him… don’t I?

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Book Review: Ice Planet Holiday by Ruby Dixon

 


Ice Planet Holiday by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #4.5
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | ParanormalErotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 134 pages.
Published on October 16th 2016 by Createspace
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Synopsis:
All this snow and no holidays? What’s a stranded human to do? Create a new holiday, of course. Georgie and the other women decide to bring some new traditions and cheer to the sa-khui. More babies are born, presents are exchanged, and a new romance blossoms between a human woman desperate for a change, and the alien determined to protect her.

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Book Review: Biker by Fiona Roarke

 


Biker by Fiona Roarke  
Series: Bad Boys in Big Trouble, #1
Genre: Romance
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: eBook, 230 pages
Published on January 7th 2016 by Nickel Road Publishing
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Synopsis:
Despite the danger, there are some definite pluses to undercover agent Zak Langston’s current alias as a mechanic slash low-life criminal. He doesn’t have to shave regularly or keep his hair military short. He gets to ride a damn fine Harley. And then there’s the sweet, sexy lady next door who likes to sneak peeks at his butt. Yeah, that was a major plus.
Kaitlin Price has had the worst luck with men. As if her unearned reputation as a frigid tease isn’t enough, she also has to deal with her stepsister’s casual cruelty and taunting tales of sexual conquests she can only dream of. So Kaitlin has never been with a man. So what? So what …
So maybe the sexy bad boy next door would be willing to help her with that.
Gunfire, gangsters and a kidnapping weren’t part of her Deflower Kaitlin plan. Good thing for her bad boy Zak is very, very good. At everything.

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Book Review: Barbarian Mine by Ruby Dixon

 


Barbarian Mine by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #4
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | ParanormalErotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 186 pages.
Published on November 3rd 2015 by Createspace
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Synopsis:
The ice planet has given me a second lease on life, so I’m thrilled to be here. Sure, there’s no cheeseburgers, but I’m healthy and ready to be a productive member of the small tribe.What I didn’t anticipate? That there’d be a savage stranger waiting nearby, watching me. And when he takes me captive, the unthinkable happens… I resonate to him. Resonance means mating, and children… but I don’t know if this guy’s ever been around anyone before. He’s truly a barbarian in all ways, right down to clubbing me over the head and claiming me as his own.So why is it that I crave his touch and hunger for more?

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Book Review: Barbarian Lover by Ruby Dixon

 


Barbarian Lover by Ruby Dixon 
Series: Ice Planet Barbarians, #3
Genre: Science Fiction | Romance | Paranormal | Erotica
Age Range: Adult Audience
Format: Paperback, 190 pages.
Published on September 5th 2015 by Createspace
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Synopsis:
As one of the few humans stranded on the ice planet, I should be happy that I have a new home. Human women are treasured here, and one alien in particular has made it clear that he wants me. It’s hard to push away the sexy, flirtatious Aehako, when all I want to do is grab him by his horns and insist he take me to his furs. But I’ve got a terrible secret – the aliens who abducted me are back, and thanks to the translator in my ear, they can find me. My presence here endangers everyone…but can I give up my new life and the man I want more than anything?

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