Beneath Our Skin
Review , Romance / February 11, 2020

  When boundaries are broken, love is put to the test… Ronny, the owner of a large cosmetics company and student in a course on art, is swept into a serious adventure, when an ordinary tour around Switzerland leads him and another student named Ariella into a global conspiracy that could shatter his world and project of a lifetime to pieces. While Ronny is far away from home, his wife, Suzy, who misses him terribly, finds herself in a troublesome situation with Shuki, an agent in the cosmetics industry. Shuki covets Suzy and envies the couple’s success and is willing to go to any lengths to get her. When he realizes his efforts are about to fail, he decides to step up his obsessive pursuit of her by breaking all the limits. When Ronny returns to Suzy’s arms, himself having gone through a shaking experience with Ariella, it dawns on him things have changed and he must make a difficult decision—is his love for Suzy strong enough to keep them together or perhaps it is time to part and go on new and separate paths?   An exceptionally well-written romantic drama. Reviewed by Piaras for Emerald Book Reviews on February 11,…

A Second Chance In Paris
Review , Romance / January 15, 2020

  She breached the trust between them. He refuses to forget. Can they build a bridge that will help both extremes meet?   A married couple boards a plane on their way to a romantic holiday in Paris, after a huge break in their relationship. The trip, whose whole purpose is to help them to reconcile, has just the opposite effect, sending one of them on a journey of introspection. While he sits angrily at their hotel, she goes out on an adventure with a local couple she met while wandering in the city. Soon she realizes she has never felt as alive as she does in their company, and the intense interest awakened pushes her into four days of major dilemmas and thrills. It seems the numerous temptations outside attract her farther away from him… Will he try to bring her back to him? Has their relationship reached the point of no return?   A very interesting and well-written story Reviewed by Piaras on January 14, 2020 for Emerald Book Reviews The story had every element a good story should have. An interesting plot, attention to detail, but best of all fleshed out, well-written and well-rounded character development. There’s…

Floating on Secrets
Review , Romance , Thriller & Suspense / August 22, 2019

  When the tank sets her mind free, will it open her heart to love or set her down a dark, fiery path? Flair’s a neo-psych rock outcast in her small Indiana town. Spending her time in a sensory deprivation tank in an effort to enhance her mind seems like the right thing to do. But when the bartendress discovers the chamber is anything but isolated, she’s left with a question: who is the man who caressed her hair and escaped into the night? With the mystery going through her mind like a playlist, Flair sees something she can’t explain in the corner of her vision. Do the strangely narrow men she hears tales about have a darker purpose in mind for him? To answer one sensuous question, Flair may just have to solve an existential one. Before it’s all over, music, telepathy, and love could be the least of her worries… Floating on Secrets is a seductive psychological suspense novel that’s meant to turn your bath steamy. If you like indie rock, chilling Gothic Romance, and just a hint of David Lynch, then you’ll love award-winning author Tantra Bensko’s New Adult novel that delves far below the surface. Buy…

The Neon Jungle (Nick Seven Book 6)
Review , Romance / July 24, 2019

  In the laidback Florida Keys, former spies Nick Seven and Felicia Hagens found a paradise far removed from the covert world of the CIA. Nick, content to run a bar on the Gulf and maintain a low profile, breaks his self-imposed exile when a friend asks for help in getting a local mob boss off his back. Popular singer Jimmie Rae wants to get free from the notorious Turk Morgan, a crooked music mogul who controls the Miami entertainment scene. Jimmie reveals that his girlfriend has gotten caught in Turk’s web, and he wants to get her out before it’s too late. As Nick and Felicia explore the neon jungle of South Beach, they encounter the dark underside of the music business. Drugs, prostitution, street thugs, and political payoffs are Turk’s stock in trade, and he isn’t one to relinquish control over his empire. Nick goes undercover as an international criminal to challenge him, but will he succeed in breaking Turk’s hold over Jimmie and his girl? Can Nick use the sting operation to solve a cold case murder he discovers by accident? What other secrets will he uncover?   REVIEW Thoroughly enjoyed this well-crafted romantic action thriller! Author…

A Brush with Fate

  Brook Jacobson is on a mission to live her life on new terms after being consumed with grief in the complicated aftermath of her husband’s murder. She never imagined that fate would catapult her into the surreal world of Isaac Coles, mega film star. Isaac is captivated by Brook’s intellect, beauty, warmth, her strength of character, and an undeniable visceral sexual attraction, but the unresolved pain from his past complicates his feelings of love. As their passion ignites, Brook falls hard for Isaac, but if he can’t commit to their relationship, she knows their love is doomed. And Isaac is used to doing things his way, which doesn’t include being monogamous.   REVIEW An exceptionally well written erotic romantic suspense. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Author Sila Long weaves an exceptional erotic romantic suspense that will easily captivate the reader’s attention from the beginning. The author paints a compelling and intriguing story of love, passion and jealousy in a very vivid and convincing way. In addition, the characters are drawn with great credibility and conviction. It’s a relatively fast paced novel that will keep you engaged from the first page to the last. It’s a…