Christmas Awards 2011

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Tall Dark and Alpha

Tall, Dark and Alpha Box Set by various authors

Publisher: TDA Authors, LLC

March 2014

Pages: 711

Mixture of Several Genres

Rock My Boat by Afton Locke

Rhonda Simms is a workaholic that is embarking on a Caribbean cruise to help her create an ad campaign for a maritime freight client.  When she meets Simon Mann, a blue marlin shape shifter she finds it impossible to concentrate especially when she is in his sights. He manages to rock her world first with a private hands on safety demonstration than with a wild ocean ride. 

Simon drowned in a shipwreck that was caused by Rhonda’s client years ago.  Now he will do anything to be a normal man again.  He has the chance now that he has finally found his mate, Rhonda.

Rhonda is ready to let go of her responsibilities with a shipboard fling.  She might have been ready to give up her virginity but she wasn’t quite ready for what it could ultimately cost her. 

Silver Tongued Devils by Dawn Montgomery

Raesa Daw is the best ship thief and escape artist in the business.  Until a routine DNA test proves she’s one of the very last Earthen purebloods left in existence.  She is desperate to escape sexual slavery and breeding for one of the royal houses.  She flees the station on the Crimson Star and ends up landing in the arms of deadly half-breed, Brom Raine.

With just one kiss he takes away her fears and opens up a world that is even more dangerous than the one she already knew.

Captain Anderson Na’varr is not known for showing mercy to those that stow away on his vessel.  Now he is going to take the thief and show her just how ruthless he and his Executive Officer, Brom can be. 

Seduced by both the lust and strength of both men Raesa is determined to do everything in her power to corrupt her DNA before the slavers can find her again.

Na’varr realizes that the peace Brom and he have found in her arms could be destroyed if they lose her to the Republic not to mention she holds the key to their survival.  Her courage will lead them out of hell but their love will keep her alive.

Fight for Love by Delaney Diamond

Rafael Lopez is a former professional wrestler.  He is also “Sexiest Athlete Alive” and now that he has figured out that the woman he lost is also the one that he still loves.  He is determined to win her back and also get to know the son he never knew existed. 

Crazy (Vampire Love) by Eve Langlais

Ella is considered crazy because of all the voices in her head.  Though her ghostly friends are completely unable to protect her from a vampire that is in love.

Sex with an Ex by Eve Vaughn

Riley Mason believed she had moved on with her life after a devastating break-up.  Until her path crosses with that of her ex-husband, Ethan Boudreaux, the one man who can still make her pulse race and knees buckle. Though she is fighting the attraction it is proving to be stronger than ever.

Ethan’s greatest regret is walking away from the woman he loved.  Now he has a second chance with Riley he is determined that he isn’t going to let this opportunity slip through his fingers.  He comes up with a plan that will get her back in both his bed and his life.

When they come together again the sex is hotter than ever before but will they take the chance that this time their hearts will survive this second time around?

In Her Wildest Dreams by Farrah Rochon

Erica Cole is the owner of Your Wildest Dreams, a company that specializes in creating over the top date nights.  While she loves what she does she never planned on the headaches that come with owning her own business.  Erica is over the moon when a consulting firm shows an interest in her company and the chance to make her dream a household name not to mention the financial payoff that would come with it.  Now she needs to come up with the ultimate Valentine’s Day experience to show the firm and she knows just who to go to help her plan it.

Gavin Foster is a former tech company CEO that has found his true calling in life when he opened Decadente Artisan Chocolates.  He gets to create high-end chocolates for the discerning palettes of those in New Orleans and for the woman that is his best friend though he wishes Erica was much more. When Erica comes to him for help for the Valentine’s Day fantasy, Gavin figures this just might be the chance to show her that they could have so much more together.

Player’s Challenge by Koko Brown

Devin Spencer is a footballer bad boy in need of some handling.  He is notorious for his off-field exploits and has managed to push one button too many and now even his agent has washed his hands of him.  He needs to straighten up his act if he doesn’t want to be facing his last days on the pitch as goalie. 

Gemma Clarke is a sports agent with a very bright future ahead of her.  The only dark spot is her former lover, Devin is now on her client roster. 

Their love affair ended when Croydon F.C.’s development team came calling and Devin walked away without looking back.  With Devin back in her life and their chemistry hotter than ever he is determined to show Gemma he is a changed man.  He just needs to gain Gemma’s trust again and get her to overlook the no fraternizing clause in her contract.

Two Cops, A Girl and a Pair of Handcuffs by Paige Tyler

For Cilla Garner working the late shift just got better than ever.  Cilla has it bad for Hayes Prescott and Reed Lockwood, two very hot cops that come into her coffee shop when she works the late shift.  Cilla can’t help but flirt when her coworker goes home early one evening and leaves her alone with Denver’s finest.  She has no idea how she will choose if they both end up asking her out.  She never thought of a threesome until they hint at the possibility.

Now she has the perfect chance when they offer to drive her home after work.  Who wouldn’t be thrilled with the idea of two hot guys and some handcuffs?

Chase and Seduction Hot Country, Book 1 by Randi Alexander

Chase Tanner is a country music superstar and actor and he has yet to be denied anything he wants.  And he has never wanted anything or anyone as much as he wants screenplay writer Reno Linden.  Now that the film they have been working on is finally finished Chase has decided to turn up the seduction on Reno.

Reno Linden has lived a quiet, rural life then she is thrust into the Hollywood scene when the book she wrote is adapted to film.  Chase is larger than life, sexy and determined to get her in his bed.  Leary after a failed engagement, Reno decides to take the risk in Chase’s arms.  She never expected that her good girl self is able to keep up with a bad boy.

Chase returns to his cowboy roots often and Reno really enjoyed the time spent with him on his ranch they soon find their careers pulling them in opposite directions.  Will their attraction survive their different lives?

Tall, Dark and Apocalyptic by Sam Cheever

He is a warrior and bounty hunter in a world that has been turned upside down.  She is a creature of dark magic that also makes her a target.  His job is very simple just kill the target.  She has a goal that is more complex, she needs to stay alive until she can destroy the source of the death magic that is affecting the twenty worlds. The passion between them just may end up being their undoing. It is going to take a great deal to overcome the distraction of their attraction and not lose themselves in the process.

They have a grand passion in an apocalyptic world with a love beyond reason or boundaries.

This is a great collection of stories that is sure to please everyone.  It has several different genres so everyone will be able to find a story that speaks to them.  While some stories move a little slower than others they are all well written.  It will also give readers a chance to try different authors and genres.  Some of the stories are closer to novellas than novels but all stories give a rewarding story that will keep the readers turning the pages to see what will happen in each and every one.  The reader gets a great bargain with the number of books included in this box set especially for the price.  This is definitely worth giving a shot and readers just might find some new authors for themselves that will have them checking out other books by each and every author.

I give this one 4 red roses


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