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Review: Heaven On Earth by Jayne Rylon and Mari Carr

 

Heaven On Earth

Jayne Rylon, Mari Carr

Compass Boys Series, Book 1

Happy Endings Publishing

Kindle Edition, 314 pages

 

 

Austin Compton has struggled to live up to the Compass legacy his entire life, afraid of disappointing his overachieving family. After dropping out of college, he convinced his parents to buy a big rig and let him contribute to the Compass Ranch in his own way.

On the open road he discovers a happy medium between the freedom he craves and the obligation that comes along with the Compton name. When he picks up some unexpected cargo in the form of a gorgeous if battered stowaway, he’s in trouble. The same reckless urges that convinced him to abandon his education are telling him to keep Hayden close and safe, maybe even teach her how to love again after the disastrous relationship she’s fleeing.

When troubled times fall on Compass Ranch, Hayden will do anything to repay the kindness Austin and his family showed her. It’s time to support Austin like he’s done for her, if her past doesn’t catch up with her at exactly the wrong moment.

 

 

 

4 Stars

Sweet, compassionate and sexy!

Austin is a man not to be judged by his looks. Yes, he’s fall down gorgeous, built and has every alpha tendency you could imagine. Not to mention the tattoos. Under his dominating exterior is a kind, caring and compassionate man that you don’t see coming. Austin is a dream come true. His mama raised him right. Austin is a true gentleman.
Hayden is a wonderful woman with dreams and aspirations who got a bad deal with the wrong man. In a moment of desperation she finds strength. Hayden is a stubborn woman but her bravery is beyond the stars. She’s an honest woman admitting to her not so wise choices and a conviction to see things to the end. She needs, for her own piece of mind, to know she can handle herself on her own before she can commit to a life of more.
Stay just a bit longer – Words of need and compassion. Austin and Hayden meet in the craziest of situations. Being a good man, Austin sees Hayden for what she is, not only beautiful, but a woman in true need of help. Austin unknowingly gives Hayden a peace that she’s never experienced. The compassion and warmth of Austin allows Hayden to begin to heal and discover herself. Love is a bumpy road, working hard to make it work and all of patience. Seeing Austin and Hayden take that road, made a story I fell in love with.

A copy of this title was provided for an honest review.

 

 

 

ARC Review: Going Hard by Jayne Rylon

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Jayne Rylon

DIVEMASTERS Series, Book 3

Kindle Edition, 374 pages

Published July 12th 2016 by Happy Endings Publishing

 

Three SCUBA instructors, who happen to be sexual dominants, are about to take the ultimate plunge. If you’re extraordinarily lucky, you’ll be invited to join them on The Divemaster, where work and pleasure go hand in hand. Welcome aboard!

 

As the last lone wolf of The Divemaster, Tosin Ellis doesn’t plan on partnering up anytime soon. Then his friend Archer commissions an engagement ring for his fiancée…

 

Jeweler Kahori Akama is sensual, intriguing, and happy to accept Tosin’s help sourcing the black pearls she uses in her popular pieces. As their relationship goes from professional to personal, Tosin also learns Kahori’s family in under the threat of a blackmailer, someone intent on ruining her father’s resort business to lay claim to its valuable property.

 

Tosin never expected to find a single woman that could slake his sexual appetites, but Kahori surrenders to her raw and primal urges with the natural power of a typhoon strong enough to blow even a veteran sailor far off course. Once he’s experienced loving in the eye of the storm, he can’t imagine being satisfied by less.
Once more, the crew of The Divemaster will do what it takes to protect their own. Especially Tosin, who realizes Kahori’s heart just may be his home.

 

 

 

 

 

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4.5 Stars

 

Going Deep is hot, exotic and wickedly naughty.

 

Tosin is my favorite of the Divemasters. In a group of laid-back man, he is the most laid-back of them all. I love his go with the flow attitude, his continued flirtatious manner and his commanding but fun and playful nature. He is the ultimate bachelor.

 

Kahori is an amazing artist and native to Cook Islands. A woman who has traveled a bit, but stays on the island for family. A sweet, kind and caring woman with an inner vixen who gets roused up beautifully.

 

Kahori and Tosin were made for each other. I loved how they both stumbled over themselves upon meeting.  I loved how the suspense of the book intertwined so much with Tosin and Kahori getting to know each other. Their relationship does happen quickly, however the events surrounding the two of them are eye-opening causing the emotions and passion to flow.

 

Jayne Rylon gave readers something very special with the DIVEMASTERS series. Ending the series on a very high note. Giving readers a glimpse of what life is like for everyone on board the Divemaster.  Awesome Alpha heroes and they’re amazing women, fun secondary characters, beautiful settings and suspenseful stories that are filled with page turning passion.

 

I read Going Hard in one sitting. Although I was sad to finish the last few pages Tosin and Kahori story,  along with the rest of the  Divemaster crew, I was more than satisfied with the ending.

 

An eCopy of this title was provided for an honest review.

 

 

 

deana

ARC Review: Going Deep by Jayne Rylon

 

deepGoing Deep

Jayne Rylon

Divemasters Series, Book 2

Kindle Edition, 264 pages
Published June 14th 2016 by Happy Endings Publishing

Three SCUBA instructors, who happen to be sexual dominants, are about to take the ultimate plunge. If you’re extraordinarily lucky, you’ll be invited to join them on The Divemaster, where work and pleasure go hand in hand. Welcome aboard!

When her mentor is killed in a lab fire, all his notes destroyed with him, marine biologist Sabine Reynolds is determined to finish his work—a cure for an aggressive form of cancer. She needs a specific coral to continue. To find it, she boards The Divemaster to search the waters around Hawaii.

Crewmember Miguel Torres helps facilitate the collection…and brings out a sensual side of Sabine she hadn’t known existed. In the warm tropical waters, she discovers fascinating things about herself and the taboo fantasies she’d never experienced before meeting the sexy guide, who isn’t afraid to take charge during their daytime, and nighttime, adventures.

The Divemaster crew come face-to-face with danger in the form of rival researchers, who’ll stop at nothing to ensure their success at Sabine’s expense. Sabotage, theft, kidnapping, murder, whatever it takes to produce—and profit from—the cure first.

Can Miguel keep Sabine safe and by his side? Or will her enemies put a stop to her research…permanently?

 

 

 

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4 Stars

 

Miguel is a carefree, live in the moment, laid back and sexy as all get out Divemaster. He make an impression in Going Down and has reader falling for him in Going Deep. A total Alpha. He had the type of dominance that I love in my heroes. He is strong, will take charge, takes cares what he needs to and has a sweet, caring and gentle side that makes him sexy as so.

Sabine is a free spirited scientist. She fun, sweet, and has just enough sass to keep people on their toes. She’s also a very determined woman. I love that she had this almost hippie way about her. On the move, an open mind and willing to do what it take. Sabine is one hell is of a woman.

Going Hard takes readers on an exotic adventure of the most erotic proportions. Sabine and Miguel are that rare couple that are brought together by circumstance, a need for help and just a bit of fate. An instant connection and off the charts chemistry heat the passion hard and fast.  In the heat of passion they develop a bond, a friendship beyond anything either of them was looking for. I loved their easy way with each other. They are the yin to each other’s yang.

Jayne Rylon has once again given her readers a breathtaking book in more ways than one. Her passion for scuba diving shines through the pages as were taken on an underwater adventure. The setting is almost a character in the story.  The passion is incredible. The characters extremely well written and the story is more than engaging.  Ms. Rylon will keep you on your toes, then slam you with passion. My favorite type of read.

ARC provided for an honest review.

 

deana

ARC Review: Going Down by Jayne Rylon

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Jayne Rylon

Divemasters Series, Book 1

Kindle Edition
Expected publication: May 10th 2016
Happy Endings Publishing
Three SCUBA instructors, who happen to be sexual dominants, are about to take the ultimate plunge. If you’re extraordinarily lucky, you’ll be invited to join them on The Divemaster, where work and pleasure go hand in hand. Welcome aboard!

Archer Banks relishes his carefree lifestyle. Together with friends and fellow divemasters Miguel Torrez and Tosin Ellis, he travels the world, SCUBA diving by day, entertaining lonely female tourists by night. Until his father dies, instantly transforming Archer from a beach bum to a billionaire by shackling him with an enormous, undesired inheritance.

With the help of his family’s longtime butler, Archer is determined to turn his new golden handcuffs into a golden opportunity. He prays Miguel and Tosin will come along for the ride when he repurposes his family’s mega-yacht into a vessel well-suited for both work and hardcore play.

Never in his worst nightmares does he expect their maiden voyage to be such rough sailing. Not only is Archer’s old crush, Waverly Adams, among their passengers, but the men have also stumbled upon a vast sunken treasure—one worth killing for.

Waverly surprises Archer with an alluring naughtiness he never got the chance to experience in their younger days. Busy accepting the challenge she issues his dominant side in The Divemaster’s onboard club every night, he might be distracted and short on sleep. But could he also be blind to more dangerous facets of her personality?

When the divemasters can no longer deny there’s foul play at hand, will Archer be going down with the ship, cursed by his family’s fortune, or will Waverly turn out to be the woman of his most wicked dreams?

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4 Stars
Jayne Rylon takes the reader to paradise in Going Down, the first book of her new Divemasters Series.

Archer Banks is living the life. Has a job he loves, getting the ladies and has seen some of the most beautiful places in the world.  He also hold a secret, that comes to light and changes the lives of many people.  Archer is good man with a conscience and soul. He’s got those alpha tendencies that I love however he feels deeply and cares. He’s likable and complex, making  me very much enjoy his character.

Waverly Adams is sassy, fun and quite adventurous. former military and accomplished helicopter pilot, Waverly has become a person that she is proud of. Hard on the surface, she can stand with the best of men. As she relaxes and let’s go of the past, a soft feminine side emerges from a brave and strong woman.

Where do I begin. I really enjoyed Going Down. Mad props to Ms. Rylon for rich and engaging details of the settling. I have never experienced the pristine water of the Caribbean. Through words with research and self experience Ms. Rylon was able to take this reader to an amazingly beautiful, tropical adventure that I hope I to one day see with my own eye. From the way the water moved to the view of the stars, it’s truly amazing.

The amount of depth and feeling within Going Down stood out to me as well. Perception is different to everyone. Archer and Waverly perceive events from the past differently, when all of views are on the table, it changes the game completely.  Sensuality played a big key with the eroticism in this book.

The secondary characters stand out and add charisma and pizzazz. Ms. Rylon set up the series and gives reader a little bit of it all. Beautiful scenery, lots of steamy hotness and a few twists. I thoroughly enjoyed Going Down!  Can’t wait to see how the remaining Divemasters fall.

deana

ARC Review: Bound For You by Jayne Rylon

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Bound For You

Jayne Rylon

Men in Blue Series, Book 6

 

Ben has lived through hell. He only survived captivity and torture by the brutes who’d been attempting to develop Sex Offender, a potent aphrodisiac used as a date rape drug, because of the guy he met—and fell in lust with—in the drug lord’s dungeons.

Ryan became Ben’s roommate after they escaped. His nearness is constantly tempting Ben to force Ryan to submit to his dark desires. Disgusted by how similar that makes him to their captors, he’s managed to hold off so far. How long can he keep his cravings for Ryan’s sexy body at bay?

On top of that, they both seem to be falling for the same woman. If Ben has reservations about unleashing his sexual appetites on Ryan then that goes double for Shari, who is entirely too sweet and inexperienced for either of them. Or so Ben thinks.

When Shari teams up with Ryan to change Ben’s mind, it seems like Ben might consider turning their three-way fling into something serious. Until a threat to Ben’s niece reminds them that it’s not always possible to keep those you love safe. After losing his sister in the Sex Offender scandal, Ben might never be ready to take that risk again.

None of them could have realized they were bound for something greater than a traditional partner in life, but Shari and Ryan are sure the three of them will benefit from the love of not one, but two, strong, giving soul mates who can help them leave the darkness of their past behind.

Will they be able to convince Ben that living fully is better than living cautiously?

 

 

 

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4.5 Stars

 

Ben is a dominate alpha to the core. Stubborn, hard headed and extremely protective. Ryan is sweet and a more than willing to give submissive. A strong personality, that allows him to share his mental and physical strength with others. Shari’s presence invokes balance. She’s a take no crap kind of woman, and will do anything in her power to help.  The trio share of a past tragedy that has bonded them tighter than friends. An experience that has left scars, emotional turmoil, questioning of friendships and lustful desires.

 

Family is not always about who you’re born to, it’s about the people in your life that love you unconditionally no matter what. The Men in Blue through tragedy, triumph, pleasure and pain have come together to make a family stronger than blood can bond. Jayne Rylon flawlessly continues the bonds of friendship and love with Bound to You.  Emotionally deep characters, a twisty plot, pure erotic passion and healing hearts.  Jayne Rylon gives readers a full array of emotions in Bound to You.  A sexy and raw read that will have you panting.

 
A complementary copy of this title was provided for an honest review.

 

 

deana

Audio Review: Night Is Darkest by Jayne Rylon

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Night is Darkest

Jayne Rylon

Men in Blue Series, Book 1

Audible Audio, Unabridged

Published June 23rd 2014 by Audible

 

 

 

Lacey Daughtry’s perfect weekend is interrupted by tragic news of her brother’s murder in the line of duty. Plagued by a rash of mysterious phone calls, she turns to her brother’s best friends and fellow officers for protection…and comfort.

Spending time in close contact with Mason and Tyler, the two men she’s dreamed of since her first girlhood crush, seems like the answer to a prayer. Especially when they begin to explore the desire she’s harbored for so long.

But the partners are holding out on Lacey. Determined to suppress the most extreme facets of their lust, they agree to settle for sharing the woman they crave while concealing their desire for each other. Until Lacey cracks their resolve, unleashing a torrent of emotions that threatens to distract them when they can least afford it.

Their blossoming relationship is complicated by secrets. And the only way to evade the killer threatening their lives is to bare their souls in the darkest hours of the night. Or everything will come crashing down, just before the dawn.

Warning: After reading this book you’ll never look at a pair of hot cops, a cemetery or a can of Spaghetti-O’s the same way again.

 

 

 

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4 Stars

In the darkness of tragedy three people, bound together by years of friendship stop skating around their feelings and start living their most erotic fantasies.

 

Mason is dominant to the core.  Tyler is an alpha with a submissive side and warm hearted nature. Lacey is young but not naïve with a passion that’s waiting to be tapped. These three have bonds that go deeper than friendship. In the wake of losing a brother and best friend the feeling that have been pushed away for years surface with a renewed blaze.

 

As each one struggles with their own personal issues surrounding an untimely death, the bigger struggle is accepting the reality that what they feel is not unconventional. Jayne Rylon gives readers one hell of a smoking hot story. Highly erotic with a dash of suspense and a lot of unexpected emotional turmoil.  Mason struggle was not what I expect at the beginning of the book.  He was a much deeper character than I gave him credit for.  His story changed changed the book in a very good way for me.

 

Gregory Salinas smooth and seductive voice perfectly delivers all the emotion, passion, fear and hope that Mason, Tyler and Lacey experience through their journey.  Reading Night is Darkest was hot, listening to Gregory read it takes the erotic level of the book three levels higher.
An audio copy of this book was provided for an honest review.

 

 

deana

 

 

 

Through My Window by Jayne Rylon

redThrough My Window

Jayne Rylon

Red Light series Book 1

Kindle Edition, 2nd edition, 49 pages
Published June 18th 2014 by Happy Endings Publishing (first published September 2010)

Through my window, a sea of strangers swirl and retreat like waves in an ocean of humanity. I brush my hair, fix my makeup and flip on the glaring red light in my booth before turning to face my audience on the other side of the glass.

For Star, this is just another night on the job, though no two are ever alike. She loves her career and excels at bringing her customers pleasure, relief or intimacy. Adaptable and perceptive, she becomes many things in the course of one evening–whore, lover, nurse, psychologist and friend. But above all, she’s still a woman. And her customers change her with every encounter. Through her window, she observes the world and enhances it when it spills into her realm.

 

review4 Stars

Don’t just look in the window, step through it.  Star, a sex worker in the red light district of Amsterdam, is unlike any woman I have read.   She has the confidence and worldliness that as a woman I wish that I possessed.  She is proud of who and what she is in a world that many look down upon.

A prostitute by profession, but I didn’t see her as a whore. Star had a way of looking at things differently. She has the ability to read people and see past the surface. To see to their needs almost like a sixth sense.   The woman was truly mind blowing in more ways than one.

A quick read that more than draws you in.  Sexy, erotic and exotic, Jayne Rylon’s Through My Window is a very unique story filled with pride, unexpected passion and a depth I did not expect. You will just have to read and see it from the other side of the window for yourself.

I will be quickly one-clicking the remaining books in the series.

This title is from my personal library.

deana