Posted in Erotica, Romance

The Wrong Sister – Kris Pearson


Fiona Delaporte has an impossible assignment – to care for her newly widowed brother-in-law and his tiny daughter. (The newly widowed tall, dark and delicious brother-in-law she’s secretly wanted for five long, frustrating years.)

Christian Hartley would rather spend time with anyone except the tempting woman who reminds him so much of his cherished wife. But she has six weeks leave from her cruise-liner job on the other side of the world, and seems determined to do her family duty. How can craving the wrong sister feel so right?

WARNING:Contains one hot man who always gets what he wants – in bed and out.


My Review

Fiona’s sister Jan has only be deceased for 8 days, and to her parent’s request, she has temporarily moved into her brother-in-law Christian’s house, to help him out and to bond with her niece, Nicola.

The problem is, since Fiona set eyes on Christian – at his wedding to her sister – she has been attracted to him ever since and has secretly wanted him for five, long years. So to move in with him for five and a half weeks will be torture. She has to keep her feelings to herself and not slip up.

Christian loved Jan, but then he met Fiona on his wedding day and something stirred inside of him. He wanted her too. Don’t get him wrong, he adored Jan and whenever Fiona came to visit, he would make himself scarce, which in turn made Fiona think he didn’t like her. No, it was so he wouldn’t be tempted by her.

Now that Jan is gone and Fiona is staying for a while until she goes back to work on her cruise-liner, Christian doesn’t want her around. She reminds him of Jan too much but also he’s craved her for years too and it would be too hard to have her around him without giving into temptation. They were both forbidden fruits they couldn’t have.

Kris Pearson wrote this book to perfection in my eyes. It’s about two people, who secretly love each other but, alas, they can’t do anything about it as it’s a forbidden relationship. They both hide their feelings well around each other, at least for a little while. They do try to stay away from each other as you could feel the sexual tension between them but when an accident causes Fiona to need help, Christian can’t stay away, no matter how much he feels he should…

Don’t be put off from reading this book from the title. It is no way a sordid love affair behind a sister’s back. It is much more than that. It’s about being forbidden to each other, loving each other from afar and never knowing the other has harboured feelings for so long until they are forced into admitting them. It sounds wrong as Christian was married to her sister. He really did love Jan, but he loved Fiona too. He did his best to stay away, but in the end, love conquers all.

It takes a long time for them both to have sex. Albeit, their chemistry is hot and no matter how much they tried to stay away, it just wasn’t happening. But you could really see the love they had for each other and really it was Christian pursuing the relationship with Fiona until the very end. When they did have sex, it was special for them both, finally having the chance to be as one.

It also highlights the issue of how long a widower should wait before starting a new relationship. It took about two/three months before they finally got together and the ending was so sweet. Jan wrote them both letters before she passed away, and you get to understand her feelings about the two of them.

This really was a great read that I couldn’t put down. It pulled me in with the whole forbidden storyline and when they finally succumb to their feelings, no matter how much Fiona felt it was wrong until the very end, it was so right for the both of them to be together at last.

Posted in Romance

Don’t You Forget About Me – Alexandra Potter


After a bad break up, doesn’t every girl want the same things?

* For her ex-boyfriend to stay single forever…
* Or maybe emigrate, to a remote, uninhabited island?
* Better still, that she’d never met him in the first place!

But what if one of those wishes came true?

Tess is heartbroken when Seb breaks up with her and can’t help blaming herself. If only she’d done things differently. If only she could make right all her regrets… But she can’t. It’s over. She has to forget about him. Drunk and upset on New Year’s Eve she wishes she’d never met him.

But when she wakes up to discover this dream has come true, she realises she has a chance. To do it all over again. And to get it right this time…


My Review

HEY, look guys! I’ve actually reviewed a ChickLit after books and books of smut. It’s actually felt good to get my mind off sex for a while and just delve into fluffy love with a happy ending!

Tess is left heartbroken when her boyfriend Seb dumps her. It’s been two months, one week and three days since they have been apart and she thinks and misses him every single day; asking herself What If’s.

Its New Years Eve and Tess, after deleting Seb off Facebook and feeling sorry for herself after reading all the happy Facebook status’ from her friends, she goes to a party with her flatmate and makes a wish that she had never met Seb, so she doesn’t have to deal with the pain of being so in love with him but not having him.

I really did sympathize with Tess at the beginning. Missing someone who you still love is definitely one of the worst emotions to overtake us. It’s true what she said – you can be fine one minute, not thinking about him to all of a sudden your thoughts are overtaken with thinking of him and your relationship with what ifs?

Tess wakes up the next morning with a dirty, tequila hangover and sets about making it right. Spotting Seb in the local starbucks and him looking straight through her catches her off guard and rushing home, she tells Fiona about who she just saw to have Fiona tell her she doesn’t know a Seb. This happens with her Mother and Grandfather too and Tess is confused over how they can forget him – they were together for a year!

But it all makes sense when she remembers what happened New Years Eve and now, she’s going on another ‘first date’ with Seb at the very same pub they went to the first time around. What on earth is going to happen? Is the relationship going to end the same way it did previous, or will Tess make changes along the way?

I have to say, Tess was such a character. I loved reading about her. I understood her reasoning for wanting to make sure everything was perfect the second time around – she loved Seb and wanted to be with him but to fake being herself just so she could have Seb wasn’t the best way to go about it. But to be fair, she did see what she was doing down the line and made it all right in the end. She spent so long wanting to be with Seb, that she completely missed what was right in front of her.

Many may disagree, but I wasn’t so fond of Seb. Although he sounds really hot; he’s American, exercises, has a great job and great teeth, I just wasn’t feeling him although we do share a love of Star Wars! Tess makes him out to be a saint; but I really didn’t warm to him at all. I was eagerly anticipating Fergus’s return every page because I REALLY LIKED HIM! He was a confident Irish man, but he did have a vulnerable side to him and he was so nice to Tess; they had a great friendship which you saw evolve throughout the book.

The other characters I really loved were her grandfather – he’s the type of grandparent you want – fun, loud, doesn’t seem to have grown up – just a fantastic addition to the book. Her boss Sir Richard – he really seemed to help Tess out, especially as bitchy Wendy was, well a bitch to her all the time and Fiona, her flatmate. Although she did annoy me at times, trying to be someone she wasn’t, she was always there for Tess and Tess was always there for her. A perfect  friendship.

The storyline was a great factor to the book. I have never read anything along these lines before.

So I pose, if you could redo your last relationship, would you? I don’t think I would at all. I go by the motto ‘Everything happens for a reason’ and someone out there, is the right guy for me, so why waste looking back on the past when you should be concentrating on the present.

Other than that, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The synopsis instantly drew me in and I loved reading Tess’s story. The ending was perfect too, and the one line I absolutely loved at the end was “Don’t we have a date? ‘Next New Years Eve, my sofa or yours?’”