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…

Scot Free in Hollywood (Kyle in Hollywood Book 2)

  Three years after a shrewd director’s eye plucked him from obscurity, Kyle’s movie career has taken him from rebellious unknown to reluctant movie sensation. Along the way he has acquired a well-documented reputation as an irresistible ladies’ man. But his unblemished womanizer record is in danger when he is cast to co-star with rising European actress Barbara Bertucci. Their titanic clashes are the talk of the town until they unexpectedly go off together on a romantic holiday in Moorea. Is their romance real, or just the usual promotional photo op? About the “Kyle in Hollywood” series: Dry humour and a good dose of romance. He’s tall, he’s handsome and he doesn’t fit any mould. Kyle Harrison is a young Scottish actor blundering his way to the top of the Hollywood tree. Discovered on the Via Veneto in Rome, Kyle takes Hollywood by storm with his irreverent charisma. With his trademark slouch and deadly mixture of boyish charm and athletic good looks, Kyle is beguiling to the ladies but frequently misunderstood.   REVIEW A well-written and entertaining read. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Scot Free in Hollywood (Kyle in Hollywood Book 2) had every element a…

Kyle Harrison Movie Star (Kyle in Hollywood) (Volume 1)
Relationship Stories , Review / March 3, 2019

  Irreverent Scot versus the Hollywood star-making machinery. Who will win? Kyle’s photo is all over the tabloids, the day after he lands in Hollywood. He’s a movie star who hasn’t done a single screen test yet. A top director believes he’s discovered his next action hero, but Kyle is clueless about the business, although he certainly looks the part. Can he handle instant fame and stand up to Hollywood’s ruthless star-making machinery? About the “Kyle in Hollywood” series: He’s tall, he’s handsome and he doesn’t fit any mould. Kyle Harrison is a young Scottish actor blundering his way to the top of the Hollywood tree. With his trademark slouch and deadly mixture of boyish charm and athletic good looks, Kyle is irresistible to the ladies but frequently misunderstood. Don’t miss the sequels: Scot Free in Hollywood (Book 2) and Just Cause It’s Kyle (Book 3)   REVIEW   A light, fun and entertaining read. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Kyle Harrison Movie Star (Kyle in Hollywood Book 1) had every element a good story should have. A solid plot, attention to detail, but best of all fleshed out, well-written and well-rounded character development. There’s an…

Reverie Girl (The Reverie Book 2)
Adult Fiction , Sagas and Romance / October 6, 2018

  THE SENSUAL JOURNEY OF A YOUNG WOMAN FALLING MADLY IN LOVE WITH THE GIRL OF HER DREAMS. CLAIRE is a young woman who only accepted her sexuality following an enlightening trip to India. Soon after, she falls head over heels in love with a gorgeous girl, Lana, a woman she meets only by pure chance during a captivating encounter between flights within Vienna’s Airport terminal. This love seemed far from being reciprocated and rather hopeless. Or was it? LANA meets Claire whilst going from Slovenia on route to the US making plans for her perfect married life. This encounter reveals the essence of who she is within. She discovers a new side to herself. She becomes torn between two worlds and must decide. Whatever her decision, there will be consequences. She can suppress her feelings and memories during the day. Can she control them in her dreams? Will her dreams be strong enough to make Lana follow her heart? REVIEW A compelling journey of sexual self-discovery…and more! By Piaras on October 4, 2018 (Emerald Book Reviews) Reverie Girl by Nico J. Genes is another fascinating novel that gives the ménage à trois new definitions and new twists. Having read…

Magnetic Reverie (The Reverie Book 1)
Adult Fiction , Sagas and Romance / September 29, 2018

ONE WOMAN’S STRUGGLE BETWEEN HER DREAMS AND THE REALITY OF LOVE AFTER NEWLY DISCOVERING HER SEXUALITY. LANA lives a perfect life in Washington DC with her husband, Greg. Right in the middle of a peaceful and simple life, she awakens from a dream that ironically reveals a new reality to her that questions the very essence of who she is. Enter CLAIRE, a beautiful young woman who Lana is supposedly in a relationship with. Meandering between Slovenia and Washington DC, sleeping and waking hours, this love story makes Lana evolve and grow. But a decision must be made. Love wins in the end, undoubtedly, but love for whom?   REVIEW “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” By Piaras on September 29, 2018 (Emerald Book Reviews) Author Nico J. Genes weaves an exceptional erotic romance that will easily captivate the reader’s attention from the beginning. The author paints a compelling and intriguing story of love and sexual discovery 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…