Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Review: Island Heat - Jill Myles

PhotobucketGenre: Paranormal romance
Pages: Ebook novella, 140
Published: 2011

On a business trip to Bermuda, realtor Diana Holcomb's small plane goes down over the ocean, a victim of the infamous Bermuda Triangle.

Diana wakes up to find herself on a deserted island...that really isn't all that deserted. First, a gigantic dinosaur tries to eat her. Then she's captured by cavemen, and just when things are looking their worst, she's rescued by none other than a gorgeous man with the body of an Adonis and the jungle skills of Tarzan. Salvador's been stranded on the island for a very, very long time without a woman. A very, very long time. And now that he has Diana, he intends to claim her for his own... 


My thoughts:
This is one crazy book but what could you expect from the Bermuda Triangle. Diana is taking her groping client to Bermuda to find him a house, well that was the plan. The only thing she wants to do is earn money by selling a big house to him. She is smart, single and soon to be stranded on a desert island...almost deserted that is.

Oh yes this island has a T-Rex with a taste for human flesh, creepy caveman who wants to drag her by the hair to their cave and have their way with her and more. That doesn't sound like a perfect island but there is more. A hunky conquistador who does not speak English and wears only a loincloth. All Salvador wants is some company and she would be the one.

For a short novella a lot happens. Running from dinosaurs, running from cavemen, finding out about the island, and of course falling in lust with Salvador.

Conclusion:
It was a fun and short read. It was not an island I would like to visit, but the more fun it was then to read about it.

Rating:
Nice

Cover:
Meh


33 comments:

  1. sounds like it was only ok, thanks for the review!!

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  2. You had me at T-Rex. I love totally impossible story lines. Sounds like oe for the beach!

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  3. Gawd, I think that is a HOT cover. I don't think I've ever read a book which has dinosaurs or cavemen. This one sounds like fun, and quite the adventure for such a short story.

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  4. It doesn't seem like an island I would like to visit either :D Dinosaurs and cavemen are generally not my cup of tea.

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  5. No, sorry, not something I would like to read.

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  6. what a riot! sounds like a fun and crazy one. got it on my to read list ;-D

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  7. Wooooooow sounds like a random book that I would probably adore. hahahah Great review. I agree with Missie, the cover is a HOT cover.

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  8. Oh help, please do help me, an ugly book wants to devour my brain!!! A T-rex? Snort. I liked your review, though!

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  9. This one sounds very different. A T-Rex? Interesting...lol

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  10. I kind of like the sounds of this one - it sounds like something to read when you just want fluff and nothing else.

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  11. @Carrie
    It was short and different

    @Dana
    Lol, I know. It was kind of the island from hell, expect from Mr Hunk

    @Missie
    Hehe, yes it was crazy and a T-Rex, yikes, they scare the hell out of me

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  12. @Misha
    Yes I would freak and get eaten after 5 seconds. Horrible island really

    @Aurian
    We can't all like the same things :)

    @VV
    I know, fun and crazy are just the best

    @Carol
    Well he does have awesome looking abs, ahhhh, abs. And random is the best

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  13. @Ana
    Hiiiiide!!!!! I will keep you covered. I am ready

    @Julie
    Oh yes you heard me right. a Big bad T-Rex

    @Darlene
    It was perfect for that. Short, nice but still some edge

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  14. It sounds like an episode of Lost. I think I'd like this. I'm going to see if I can get it for my Nook.

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  15. It's crazy, right?? I like it but was not expecting the paranormal stuff. LOL

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  16. This book does sound crazy! But also kinda perfect for summer!

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  17. Creepy caveman and T-rex aside, being on a deserted island with a loincloth-clad, non-English speaking conquistador sounds like a fab vacation!

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  18. Hm... I don't know if I want to read something that says heat in the cover. *sweats* However, still the lusty parts might be fun. :)

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  19. Whoa. A T-Rex? A caveman? This sounds like a wild book. Two things I love: The heroine's name *grins* and that smokin' hot cover!

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  20. Meeting someone like Salvador on a deserted island doesnt sound so bad except for the dinosaurs trying to eat them.

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  21. TRex and an loin clothed hottie? I'm in! And that cover is steamy!

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  22. This does sound like a fun read. I like stories about the Bermuda Triangle, though I'm not so into dinosaurs (I leave that to my 3 yr old son)

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  23. @Yvonne
    No smokemonsters or polar bears but other than that total Lost craziness, lol

    @Mandi
    So crazy. I read about the "chickens" and just thought, oh man, something bigger is coming soon

    @Amused
    Crazy is good for the summer, lol

    @Steph
    Sounds like heaven, well yes minus scary dinosaur and icky cavemem

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  24. @Melissa
    It was perfect for me. We went from too hot to cold and all around bleh. The rain never stops

    @Chris
    Lol, it was

    @Diana
    Haha, well she did have a good name ;)
    And yes T-rex and cavemen, bleh. But hottie, yay

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  25. @Jenny
    Salvador was a sure plus on that island. If he had not been there, not so good. She would have gotten eaten for sure

    @Alyssa
    haha, yes, gotta love a hottie

    @Simcha
    I like them..but only the nice ones. The scary ones like raptors, not so much

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  26. Totally doesn't sound like one I would read...

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  27. @Staci
    Lol, can't please everyone :)=

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  28. love the abs on that cover! lol
    I like the premise with the Bermuda Triangle. Sounds good.

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  29. Naida
    Lol, great abs indeed

    Liz
    It was :D

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  30. LOL...yep need to get this lady on my TBR list!!!

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  31. Deanna
    Lol, yes I have read a lot by her lately

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