Thursday, 4 March 2021

Audio: The Highlander's excellent adventure by Shana Galen


Narrated by: Victoria Aston


Series: Survivors  Book 8


Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins


Release date: 02-23-21


Publisher: Tantor Audio


Historical romance


To review





A two in one! Ines wants an adventure, but for now she wants to escape a suitor and hides in a carriage. Then she wakes up far from London. Oops. So she pretends not to speak English as the owner is Duncan Murray, the sexy Scot she has seen around.




Meanwhile Emmeline runs away from yet another failed season, luckily she runs across the son of her mother's friend. A certain Stratford Fortesque, who has been in love with her for years.




These two couples run into each other and decides to travel together.




Ines really wants Murray, while he needs to marry an English Lady. I wanted to smack him over the head so much.




Emmeline thinks no one will ever want her. Statford is stupid, who cares about your parentage!




There is some danger, there is romance, there is back and forth. I enjoyed it, even if Duncan should have given in earlier, but I get it, they had issues.




Aston is a great narrator when it comes to romance. Distinct voices, nice accents and she gets the feel of it all 





Ines Neves and Emmeline Wellesley have both run away. Ines hid in a carriage from a tedious suitor, only to find, too late, the carriage had traveled out of London, not just around the block. To make matters worse, the carriage is that of a stranger: a handsome Highlander. Or perhaps a big, strapping Highlander makes matters better? Emmeline Wellesley has had four Seasons and cannot tolerate another. To force her mother to listen to her, she's run away. But things haven't gone well. She's been locked in a closet, had all her money stolen, and somehow adopted a dog. When an old family friend shows up to save her, she doesn't exactly welcome his help.



Doesn't mean they don't want to be found.

Duncan Murray doesn't know what to make of the Portuguese-speaking woman in his carriage. She refuses to return to London, so he takes her to meet Nash Pope, a so-called friend who speaks Portuguese. On the way, he meets up with former soldier Stratford Fortescue and Stratford's opinionated distant cousin, Miss Wellesley. The four travel together to Nash's estate, and that's when everything goes really wrong. On the run to Scotland, Duncan finds himself increasingly attracted to Ines, even though he knows he can never marry her. Stratford has always wanted Emmeline, but his family secret means he doesn't deserve her. This excellent adventure might bring the couples together, but only if they manage to elude gun shots, a murderous brother-in-law, a vicious dog, and outlaws. (


Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Best of February

 









Happy March everyone!!!! 

Here are our best of last month!


Best Book of the Month:

My pick.........."I will not pick a best of book. Sure I read some good ones, but the problem is, I read several good ones, none better than the other. I did not read any blew my mind out."








"This was so good. I can't wait for book 2! I already have it downloaded and ready to go!"





Best Movie of the Month:

Carole's pick.....Vivarium (2019)




"Watched this twice now. Creepy good!"







"Cutest movie of the month. Third one!"


Best TV show of the Month:


Blodeuedd's pick...........White Wall (season 1)



"My tv series binge was White Wall, damn that ending, wtf?! What kept me watching was what is that white wall?"


Carole's pick........ Bob's Burgers (Seasons 1-4)



"I used to be meh about this show when I first watched it eons ago. Decided to watch again and I've been addicted. Already about to finish season 4. So good. So funny."



Best Cover of the Month:


Carole's pick


         



Blodeuedd - "The covers, yeah, none pops out and screams cool. Sure there are good ones, but none better than the other. I seemed to have a good month with everything, but with rotten eggs and nothing mindblowing."

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

TMST


 

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a weekly discussion post where bloggers discuss a wide range of topics from books and blogging to life in general. Weigh in and join the conversation by adding your thoughts in the comments. If you want to do your own post, grab the question and answer it on your blog. Feel free to leave your links in the comments if you are participating.




What are your favorite tips and/or tools to help keep your blogging (or real life) organized?


Ha, tips or tools. Welcome to organized chaos. I am writing this, as I always write my blogposts, while I watch tv. I have had Luci on my lap, as I have every night, and now I finally are getting to something. Now before bed I need to try to answer comments, go commenting, write a review etc.




I have no tips, I take it as it come. I read a book, I try to write a review as fast as I can. I schedule it when I have time. I as you have seen blog while I catch up on shows,




Ok, No pressure. HAVE FUN! Maybe that can be my tip, when you get too much pressure, when you forget that this is fun, then you loose interest.




Real life organized then,  I try, I like to be organized, but then everyone else needs to be organized too

 


Monday, 1 March 2021

Carole's Monday: Touch of Evil




Author: 
Cecy Robson
Title: Touch of Evil
(Touch #1) (Weird Girls Series #10)
Genre: Paranormal Romance, Fantasy, UF
Format: ebook
Pages: 209
Published: October 13th 2020
Where I Got It: My shelf (Amazon purchase)


Summary: 
Emme Wird, the healer and powerful telekinetic in the Wird family, hasn’t had the best of luck with males. While her sisters have found their mates and forever loves, Emme has found males that are better left as lost. Is a decent meal with polite conversation too much to ask for? Yes, it is.

When a pack member that Emme has dinner with is discovered dead and dismembered, it is up to Emme and her werewolf friend, Bren, to solve the murder. But spine-tingling danger and touches with evil have ways of bringing close friends closer.

Could the male that Emme searches for be right in front of her? Or will evil snatch him away from her, just as it did once before?


Review:
Been excited about the new arc. I adore Emme and I want her to be happy!

The story follows Emme and Bren. Emme is the healer and powerful telekinetic in the Wird family. She hasn't had luck in love and with all of her sisters finding their mates....she is feeling left out and lost. Bren has been a family friend to the Wird family for years and was a lone wolf, literally, for a long time until he was dragged into joining the pack. When a pack member Emme had a dinner date with is discovered dead and dismembered, it is up to Emme and Bren to solve the murder. 

OoooooOOOoooooo Emme. I have been rooting for her to fall in love again after what happened to her in the past. Poor, poor Emme. 

Ugh. Bren. I like him. He is fun, but omg I have been wanting to smack him for a while now and I was hoping he would do right, but NO he's still being a butt! Big idiot. You like Emme and Emme likes you. Get over yourself. Sure, sure, I know you had a tragic past and so forth.......but come on man. Emme is an angel!!!!

This felt really, really short and quick compared to some of the others. Maybe I just read really fast? *looks it up* Eh it is a little shorter than some of the rest. I wasn't ready to say goodbye yet. Yes, yes, I know we will have more for the new arc soon, but I can't waittttttt! Bren needs to make it better. Big idiot. 

Even though this was shorter, it was just as good. Lots of laughs. Lots of action. Lots of steamy scenes. I love this world!!!

Overall, I am excited about this new arc. I love Emme! I like Bren overall even though he's a big idiot. Curious to see what comes next! I'll give this 4 stars. 








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