Review – Falling In Deeper by Shayla Black

What Worked For Me:

I absolutely adore Shayla Black’s Wicked Lover’s Series and Falling In Deeper is another spectacular addition to this exciting series!  This is the story of Lily “Sweet Pea” Taylor.  She is horribly traumatized and battered emotionally and I spent so much of this book heartbroken and hurting for her.  While she is incredibly resilient, she thinks she is weak and the things she has suffered in her past have made it difficult to trust anyone and to enjoy any intimacy.  I adored her.  She was spirited, especially when trying to protect herself, and I liked her intensity.  She was the absolute PERFECT match for the luscious bad-boy hero Stone.  I utterly loved Stone and found him to be one of my favorite Wicked Lover’s heroes.  He has an edge to him that was appealing without being overbearing but the way he patiently and thoroughly worshipped Lily, melted me.  He was enraptured by her and every move he made in regards to her reflected that.  These two had some amazing chemistry and while this book wasn’t inundated with over-the-top erotic scenes, the scenes that played out were intensely passionate and mind-blowingly decadent.  They were also full of emotion and a little bit of humor, something that made this book feel even more intimate.  We have an evil bad guy, yeah, this guy is Vile with a capital “V”….and then an even crazier plot twist that I didn’t see coming that was WHACKED!  I loved it and it made the story more intense and engaging.  I was completely enraptured, something Shayla Black’s books always have the tendency to do.  They suck you in and take hold, making you want to remain in her fictional world for as long as possible.  However, all books must come to an end and the ending was bittersweet but romantic, full of hope and promise and a lifetime full of new love for our hero and heroine.  I never thought it was possible but this series just gets better and better! 

Would I Recommend This Book:

Yes, especially to my BDSM loving, erotic romance, suspense loving romance reading friends.

Final Star Rating:

5 stars





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A tragic past threatens to destroy a passionate future in this dangerously sexy new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked for You.

After a violent tragedy nearly destroyed her, Lily Taylor ran away, changed her name, and started over. When her deadly nemesis resurfaces to eliminate his loose end, she turns to the last man she should trust—a stranger with a history of violence and an intoxicating sexuality she can’t refuse…

Though strong-armed into locating Lily to help put away a drug lord, ex-con Stone Sutter isn’t anyone’s snitch. When he finds the terrified beauty, he vows to keep her safe—but he isn’t sure he has the strength to shield her from his own desires.

As an unquenchable fire sparks between them, Lily’s tormentor stalks ever closer, and she must overcome her darkest fear to survive. Can she trust the bond she and Stone have formed as they’re falling in deeper?


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ShaylaBlack highresayla Black is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than forty novels. For over fifteen years, she’s written contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances via traditional, independent, foreign, and audio publishers. Her books have sold well over a million copies and been published in a dozen languages.

Raised an only child, Shayla occupied herself with lots of daydreaming, much to the chagrin of her teachers. In college, she found her love for reading and realized that she could have a career publishing the stories spinning in her imagination. Though she graduated with a degree in Marketing/Advertising and embarked on a stint in corporate America to pay the bills, her heart has always been with her characters. She’s thrilled that she’s been living her dream as a full-time author for the past seven years.

Shayla currently lives in North Texas with her wonderfully supportive husband, her teenage daughter, and a very spoiled cat. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, and listening to an eclectic blend of music.


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Release Blitz – His To Protect by Stacey Lynn



Title: His to Protect
Series: A Fireside Novel #2
Author: Stacey Lynn
Publisher: Loveswept
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 12, 2016

A warm home for broken hearts, the Fireside Grill serves up hope and healing in equal measure. Stacey Lynn’s sensual, deeply emotional series heats up as a jaded restaurateur falls hard for a woman who’s hiding from a damaged past.Declan James lost his last ounce of trust the day his wife walked out the door, leaving him to save the restaurant they built together. Throwing himself into his work, Declan swears off women—or at least, women who expect him to stick around in the morning. But when he discovers a skittish beauty scrounging through the Fireside’s trash to feed her dog, Declan offers her a job and a place to rest her head. There’s just something about her that awakens his protective side. And soon, not even that mangy mutt can stop Declan from caring for her.

After one too many trips to the ER, Trina Wilson finally gathered the courage to leave her husband, taking only her car and hyperactive boxer. Unfortunately, life on the run proves harder than she anticipated—until Declan takes a leap of faith on her. But even as Trina starts to see beyond his gruff exterior, she can’t relax, even for a moment. Not with her husband still tracking her down. What Trina doesn’t know is that in Declan, she has a powerful ally—and, if she would only follow her heart, a devoted lover.


“His to Protect will have you on the edge of your seat the entire read. I swooned one moment and held my breath the next. Stacey Lynn will leave you wanting more—so much more!”—New York Times bestselling author Kelly Elliott

“Stunning characters and a bright, refreshing voice drew me in on the first page. I didn’t want to put it down!”—New York Times bestselling author Claudia Connor

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Stacey Lynn is a simple girl, raised most of her life in the MidWest. Perhaps it was the long, frigid winters that left her so bored she had nothing to do but spend time reading every book she could get her hands on from John Grisham and Danielle Steel to Ann M. Martin and CS Lewis. As an avid reader, she began penning poems and short stories long before she reached high school and her love of the written word has never diminished.

Now, as a wife and mother to four children, she finds solace from the craziness of her life by creating steamy, sexy stories that generally tug at your emotions. What began as a hobby and a way to survive a Minnesota winter three years ago and the dream of publishing her first book, has now turned into an unending passion.


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